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PLATTSMOUTII SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1916.
Prepared in the Interest of the People of Murray and Surrounding Vicinity Especially for the Journal Readers
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MURRAY STATE BAEMK
W. R. YOUN
Auction Sales a Specialty. Five Years Experience.
If you have anything to sell at
auction, write us for dates.
Phone Platte. 2412. W. R.
Grandma Hiatt has been quite sick
j-gain for the past few days.
Emery Hathaway has been on the
sick list for the past few days.
J. D. Pitman was looking after some
business matters in Omaha Monday.
The little baby of Mr. and Mrs.
Guy Kiser has been quite sick for the
Minford & Creamer shipped another
car of mixed stock on Wednesday
evening1 of this week.
Miss Margie Walker was visiting
with Plattsmouth friends last Satur
day. Mrs. Glen Perry, who was taken to
the hospital in Omaha last week for
a surgical operation, is getting along
nicely at this time, and all indications
are that she will soon be restored to
her former health.
Look your feet over
If you don't need them right now you will
soon, and don't forget we handle your kind of
a shoe Mayer Barn Yard and many other
good work shoes,
$2.75 to $4.00
is almost here, and you will soon shed that
winter cap for a hat. Any old price, color,
shape or style. Stetson and other good ones.
YOUNG, iMaynard, Neb.
Harry Daxter was an Omaha visitor
Rev. and Mrs. Hutchmann were
visiting in Omaha last Friday.
Ted Barrows was looking after some
business matters in Omaha Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tilson have
been numbered with the sick for the
past few days.
Mrs. Gilmore and Mrs. Kennedy
scored the largest attendance at the
afternoon coffee, given at the library
last Saturday afternoon. There were
thirty-five people present.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schafer went to
Omaha Wednesday morning, where
Mrs. Schafer was placed in the Pres
byterian hospital for the purpose of
undergoing a surgical operation. They
were accompanied by Dr. G. H. Gil
Rend Hiatt & Tutt's ad in this issue
of the Journal.
Parr Young and Bon Noll were
Omaha visitors Tuesday.
Mr. ami Mrs. William Sporer were
Omaha visitors last Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Art Sherman are
visiting at the Rus.terhcltz home.
Have you road the Hiatt & Tutt
ad this week? It will interest you.
Min ford & Creamer shipped a car
of hogs to South Omaha last Friday
Mis. J. F. Ri ended and Mrs. Will
Seboit wc'iu visiting in Nebraska
A. L. Raker, republican candidate
fc treasurer, was in the city a few
hours yesterday evening.
Arnold Fitzpatrick and Miss lima
Geib of Omaha were visiting Mr. Fitz
pat rick's parents Sunday .
Rev. Wilso t of Lincoln has been
holding meetings in the Pleasant Hill
school building the past week.
Miss Adc-le Fitzpatrick was visit
ing home people over Sunday, also
being present at the surprise Satur
day. Mrs. T. F. Jameson of Weeping
Water was in Murray last Friday and
Saturday visiting at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Brendel.
Mr. and Mrs. Rex. Young and Miss
Clara Young were in attendance at the
box social given at the Plattsmouth
High school Monday evening.
Mrs. L. I). Hiatt went to Platts
mouth Tuesday evening to spend a
few hours at the home of her parents.
She returned home Wednesday morn
ing. Mrs. James Edmiston has been
quite sitk for the past few days.
Mrs. James Hobseheidt, sr., has
been numbered with the sick for the
past few days.
Mrs. W. G. Boedeker, who has been
in the hospital at Omaha for the past
two weeks, returned home last Sat
uvday evening. She is feeling greatly
improved in health.
Louie Puis is making all prepara
tions for the moving of his family to
Murray this week. He expects to be
settled in his new Murray home by
the last of the week.
Miss Margaret Moore was in Platts
mouth Tuesday evening visiting with
her sister, who is attending school in
the county scat. She returned home
A. L. Paker has been looking after
some campaign work out in the west
ern part of the county this week. He
was accompanied by Harmon Reck,
who made a visit at his old home near
George Reynolds and A. J. McXatt
shipped a car of stock to South Oma
ha Wednesday evening. Roth gentle
men went to that city and were on
the market with their stock Thursday
The wolf hunt given out by Manley
last Monday was attended by Nick
Friedrich, Albert Young and M. G.
Churchill. Three wolves were rounded
up and one of them was brought back
by Albert Young.
Lucille Benedict, who for some time
has been in the employ of the Metz
Car Co., as stenographer, came down
from Omaha Sunday to spend the day
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Rice. She returned to Omaha
We understand that Jake Smith and
Roy Gregg and families will soon re
turn to make Cass county their future
home. Mrs. Smith and mother, Mrs
McVey, and Mrs. Roy Gregg have
already arrived in Murray, and the
men folks will arrive in a few days
with their goods.
inrs. jonn amnbeil and son.
James Gruber, who have been visiting
out in Oregon for the past nine weeks,
returned home last week. They report
having had a very pleasant trip and
enjoyed the sights along the coast
country very much. They both feel
greatly benefited by the trip.
The object of the Saturday after
noons at the library is to spend a so
cial afternoon together, and partake
of an afternoon lunch at 6, which is
supposed to serve as supper for busy
people. This lunch is 15 cents. Bring
your fancy work, bring your friends,
bring your families and have a good
We are informed that there will
soon be another fine residence built
on the Schafer place west of Murray.
This one will be erected on what has
always been known as the Kerns
farm, and will be occupied by Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Schafer and family, who
for the past few years have been re
siding on the Schafer Brothers
ranches out west. 1
Tf an.vof tlip r'adprs of the
Journal know of any social
event or item of Interest in
this vicinity, and will mail
same to this oflire, it will ai
Xear under this heading. We
wa.ut all news items Euitoh
Look over the Hiatt & Tutt bargain
ad this week.
Grandpa Hendricks has been quite
sick for the past few weeks.
Cameron Cathey was a Plattsmouth
visitor Wednesday evening.
Re sure and attend the coffee at the
library next Saturday afternoon.
James Loughridge went to Omaha
Wednesday evening to attend the
William Sporer and family spent
last Sunday at the home of Mr. and
?Irs. A. L. Raker.
John Jenkins of Rosalie, Neb., was
visiting with Murray friends and rela
tives a few days this week.
Charles Tigner was looking after
some business matters in Platts
mouth Wednesday evening.
Mrs. Rhoden anil Mrs. Harrows will
give the coffee at the library next
Saturday afternoon. Come out.
The Oldham herd is nine fine gilts
short this week. They were shipped
out Monday to Wood River, Neb.
The Library association met Tues
day evening. Then? was quite a lot
of business transacted and a number
of new books were added to the col
lection. II. C. Long was looking after some
business matters in the county seat
Wednesday of this week. This was
Henry's first visit to Plattsmouth
since last October.
D. C. Rhoden shipped in one car of
hay this week and two more will soon
follow. William Rice assisted him in
unolading the one car. a portion of
which was bought by Mr. Rice.
Mrs. Mabel Wilkins of Omaha was
a Murray visitor last Sunday, being a
guest at the home of Mr. ami Mrs. E.
S. Tutt. She returned to Omaha
.Monday morning. .Mrs. Wilkins i
now employed in the Thompscn-Relde
A Farewell Surprise.
La.-t Saturday about seventy friend
and neighbors gathered at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. George Fitzpatrick to
tender this most highly esteemed fam
ily a farewell, as this good family wil
in the near future depart for their
l ew home at Imperial, Nebraska. Mr
Fitzpatrick ar.d family have been resi
dents of this community for severa
vcars and have won a host of warm
friends. The occasion was a most en
joyable one, but was filled with regret
hat these friends soon must part
Several musical numbers by Misses
Vera Vroman and Marie Davis added
great pleasure to the occasion. At i
suitable hour a delightful dinner wa
enjoyed by one and all.
Those who were present to wish Mr
and Mrs. Fitzpatrick and family hap
piness and prosperity in their new
heme were: Messrs. and Mesdame
Frank Massie, George Lloyd, Charle
Tilson, Lou Young, Ben Dill, John
Murdock, Albert Murdock, William
Patterson, George Fitzpatrick, Meek
Davis, Lee Farris. Fritz Tigner, Ray
Davis, James Tilson, Harmon Reck
John Durman, Mrs. A. Boedeker, Mrs
Colvin, Mrs. Charles Herren, Mrs. L.
Puis, Mrs. Otto Puis, Mrs. Thilip Hild
Mrs: Fred Lutz. Mrs. L. MvYey, Mrs
Gus Minnear, Mrs. William Renner
Mrs. Gertie Beckner, Mrs. William
Troop, Messrs. James Tigner, E
Boedeker, Roy Fitzpatrick, Paul Mur
dock, Robert Troop, Clifford Beck
Perry Minnear, Curtis Fitzpatrick
Harold Puis, Meril Beckner, Earl Puis
Misses Esther Lloyd, Vivian, Aciele
and Lola Fitzpatrick, Vera Vroman
Margaret Beck, Marie Davis, Naomi
Adams, Lorene Durman, Marie Lutz
Joy Murdock, Frances Durman, ami
One Who Was There.
Commercial Club Elects Officers.
. The Murray Commercial club has
taken on new life and will start things
moving in the interests of Murray and
vicinity in the very near future. They
held a meeting on last Thursday eve
ning, and although they have been
rather quiet all the winter they are
going to be up and doing all the time
this spring and summer. New officer
were elected as follows: Ted Bar
rows, president; G. M. Minford, vice
president; Alf. Gansemer, secretary,
and W. G. Boedeker, treasurer. This
meeting was well attended and there
was considerable enthusiasm displayed
along the line of everything that will
be the best for Murray and her peo
ple. Let them have your help, as it
will be needed.
Gordon, Deuel, Keith and Perkins
county land. Very good terms.
Bert Root, Murray, Neb.
BRIEF SKETCH OF THE
LATE LEROY ALLISON
From "Wednesday's Dallv.
The death of LeRoy Allison, which
occurred last Friday at his home near
Murray, was an occasion for universal
l egret throughout this section of the
county, and the Journal has been given
the opportunity of printing the fol
lowing brief biographical sketch of
LeRoy Allison was born in Green
county, Pennsylvania, February ID,
18 11, and died at Murray, Nebraska,
February 17, Mr. Allison, with
his parents, came to Nebraska in IW6
and had since made his home in the
locality where he was residing at the
time of his death. He was married
to Mrs. Hattie Drost September 30,
18H.), and to this union one child was
lorn, which died in infancy. It was
the irreatest Irrief of Mr. Allison's life
when his companion was called from
his side February 19, 1914, anil passed
to her final reward. Mr. Allison left
to mourn his death two stepdaughters,
Mrs. E. E. Leach and Mrs. C. W. Tig
nor, both of Lewiston, together with
many other more distant relatives.
Mr. Allison is the last of a pioneer
family who have lived in this county
since the close of the civil war, and
onlv cne nephew. T. W. Swan, of
Union, is left to represent the male
line of the Allison family, although a
number of nieces are left to mourn his
death. He has made his home with
his stepchildren. Mr. and Mrs.
Leach, during his last years.
Card of Thanks.
We wish to thank the neighbors and
friends for their assistance during the
illness and death of our father, Mr.
E. E. Leach and Wife.
C. W. Tigner and Wife.
Evangelistic Team Fund.
The following were contributors to
the Evangelistic Team fund. Each
name represents 50 cents, except one,
where onlv 20 cents was needed to
compUte the amount. Others would
'have given gladly, had their help been
Harrows, T. S.
Baxter, H. H.
Boedeker, W. G.
Rrendel, B. F.
Brcndel. J. F.
Burton, J. H.
Creamer. II. C.
Davis, I. M.
Davis, O. A.
Edmunds, J. W.
Fi iedrich, Nick.
Holmes, J. W.
Jenkins, W. E.
Minnier. W. C.
Minford, G. M.
Pitman, D. J.
Pitman, J. V.
Puis, W. H.
Root, B. A.
Shrader, J. I).
Toiryberry, L. F.
Virgin, W. B.
Total amount received, $19.20.
The expenditures were as follows
Ad in the Journal $ .50
Telephone calls 1.20
We Overlooked This One,
By some means or other the Journal
failed to mention the exciting time
that was had on the closing night of
the show company that filled the week
engagement at the Puis & Gansemer
hall, the week ending February 12th
On the closing night prizes were
awarded, on which tickets were issued
during the entire week. One prize
was given to the most popular lady
in Murray, and this one was nailed
with ease by Miss Katherine Brown
the prize was a wrist watch. A very
handsome berry sett was offered for
the best waltzer at the dance after the
play, and this one was captured by
Miss Isabelle Shrader. "Whistling
Bill Barker was the man that held
the lucky number that drew the pig,
ad all went home happy.
FOR SALE Good twin Indian
Motorcycle. For sale or trade.
D. C. Rhoden.
Now is the Time
j Murray Hardware
Old-Time "Cronies' Meet.
There was certainly an enjoyable
meeting of old-time "cronies" at the
home of J. I). Tigner on Tuesday eve
ning of this week, when Mr. Tigner,
Walt Vallery, George Rhoden and
last but no means the least, Silas Pat
ter, on, from Texas, met at the Tigner
home for a review of genuine early
days in Cass 'county. These men are
among the best that ever hailed from
any country, and as their boyhood
days were spent here together, this
evening of after years was indeed a
pleasure to each of the four. Mr.
Patterson will remain in this section
: few lays longer, and will then go
to his old home in Pennsylvania, for
a visit, before returning to hi Texas
Combination Sale Well Attended.
The Young & Creamer combination
public sale, held Tuesday of this
week, was very well attended, but, ac
cording to reports, there were not a
great many lively bidders on the
ground, and the property sold lather
..heap; this is according to the owners
of the property, and they ought to
know about what it should bring. J.
D. Shrader was on the ground with
the usual fine hot lunch, and business
with him was about as usualy busy
all the time.
Please Call and Settle.
Please call and settle your account
now, either by cash or note, or we
will be compelled to place the same
in other hands for collection.
Baker & Nickels.
House, for Sale.
I have a good three room house in
Plattsmouth, south of Burlington
shops, that I will sell cheap. Terms
rnade right. See or write Frank Val
lery, Murray, Neb. Tel. 46, Murray.
Impure blood runs you down makes
you an easy victim for disease. For
pure blood and sound digestion Bur-
deck Blood Bitters. Ac all drug stores.
Sales bills done quickly at the
or Immense Stock of
Spring Goods are
eJUST ARRIVING c3
Watch this space for your future needs
Come in and try a pair of U. S. Patent Process
Puis & Gansemer,
we would like to have you come in anil
talk over your needs in our line. New
goods are coming in every day and we
are in a position to make you some very
low prices on goods that we were fortu
nate enough to buy before the recent ad
vance in steel goods. We have in stock
a full line of John Deere farm imple
ments, I lock Island gas engines, Mark
Bros' harness. We can sell you the old
trusty incubator just as cheap as you can
gt it from the factory and save you the
freight. Come in and let us tell you
and Implement Co. 1
Pleasant Social Farewell Dance.
There was a very pleasant social
farewell dance . given at the farm
home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Minniear
last Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs.
Minniear are preparing to move to
Union, and this will be the last of
their social gatherings in this locality
for the present, this one being given
as a farewell to their many friends
here. There were a great many Mur
ray people in attendance. There was
a fine supper served during the even
ing. Some "Swapper.
Nick Klurens was looking after
some business matters in Plattsmouth
Tuesday cf this week. During the
past few years Nick has become some
soit of a "swapper," and is making
. all kinds of trades. Since moving to
Nehawka he sold his farm and bought
a residence and other property in Ne
hawka anil moved to town. Now he
has traded or sold his residence prop
erty in the city and is looking for
Elmer Hallstrom Back on the Job.
Elmer Hallstrom, the genial assist
ant in the Murray State bank, is back
on the job again, much to the satis
faction of Cashier Boedeker. Elmer
was released, from the scarlet fever
quarantine at his home in Plattsmouth
last Saturday, and he returned to work
Monday morning. The many friends
of the young man will be pleased to
see him back in the old town again.
for the Ladies Home Journal, .$1.50;
The Country Gentleman, $1.00; the
Saturday Evening Post, $1.50. See me
for full particulars about any maga
zine in special club offers. Francis
Cook, Agent, Murray, Neb.
An extra good team of registered
Percheron mares, both with foal.
Also a stallion, 3 years old. Call or
address, Chas. Countryman, Murray,
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