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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 15, 1917)
ON DAY, JANUARY 13, 1917.
P LA TTS MO UTIT SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
From July 1st, 1916, to January 3rd, 1917, Inclusive
July 1, 1910
' to General
Sane General Fund . . . .
State School Fund
Stale Redempion Fund
State Aid to Bridges Fund
S'ate Motor Registration Fees Fund ..
State University Fund
State University Special Fund
State Normal Fund
State School Land Principal Fund ...
State School Land Interest Fund
State School Land Lease Fund
County General Fund
County Bridge Fund
County Soldiers Relief Fund
County Road First Com. Dist. Fund
County Road Second Com. Dist. Fund.
County Road Third Com. Dist. Fund..
County Road Drag Fund
District Road Fund
District School Fund
District School Bond Fund
Free High School Fund . . .
IMattsmouth Precinct Fund
L-iuisville Precinct Fund
Teachers School Fund
Individual Redemption Fund
City of Plattsmouth Fund
City of Weeping Water Fund
Village of Louisville Fund
Village of Greenwood Fund
A"'llage of South Bend Fund
Village of Elmwood Fund
Village of Eagle Fund
Village Union Fund
Village of Avoca Fund
Village of Murdock Fund ,
Village of Alvo Fund
Motor Vehicles Fund
Permanent Road Fund
Fines and Licenses
Interest on Bank Deposits
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M. TRITSCH, Deputy
No Outstanding Warrants.
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Fete Miller and Walter Anderson,
two of our young farmer boys went
to Lincoln the first of the week to
take a short course at the State Farm.
Miss Berneice Wickersham who
started to school at Lincoln the first
of the year was compelled to return
home Wednesday on account of a bad
case of la grippe.
Mr. and Mrs. John M. Fowler re
turned Mondav morning from Have-
I lock where they had spent a week at
the home of their daughter, Mrs. Fred
Doane Sargent left Monday for
Dayton, O., where his father has se
cured a position for him with the
Computing Scale company. He was
accompanied to Omaha by his mother,
Mrs. H. E." Sargent.
Miss Margaret-Giberson who has
been attending school in Lincoln this
year is spending the week with her
parents. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Giber
son. She leaves Friday for Albia, la.,
where she will teach Normal Training
this semester which closes in June.
A. C. Working, while at work
around the Ed. Lorensen buzz saw,
last Friday was hit in the mouth with
lever about the machine. Quite a
serious gash was cut in his lip neces
sitating the attention of a surgeon
and several teeth were knocked loose.
E. B. Taylor returned home Wed
nesday evening from a three weeks
visit with his father and other rela
tives at his old home at Dexter. O.
He also visited the Henry Ford auto
factory at Detroit. He reports a fine
ip and a good visit as he hadn't been
b?ck there for eight years.
Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Davis and
daughter Doris, Mr. and Mrs. O. K.
Cromwell left Tuesday night for
Florida and other southern points.
They will visit the principle places in
Florida and with Richard Cromwell
f.t Raleigh, X. C, also relatives at
Washington, D. C. and at Mr. and
Mrs. Cromwell's old home in Pennsyl
vania. They expect to be gone about
Make an Automobile Out of Your Ford!
Ford Owners Read
Jack Mulford who represent Pick
ens & Co., traveling his territory in
an automobile met with a peculiar
and distressing accident about five
miles east of Bradford. It seems
that a sudden gust of wind blew off
his hat and in attempting to catch it
he let go of the steering wheel. Un
fortunately at that moment the
wheels struck a rut, the car turned
turtle as it slid into the ditch bury
ing Mulford beneath it., etc.
Steering Gear for Ford Cars
The most valuable accessory yet
brought out for the Ford car. Re
moves the strain of driving. Gives
complete control of car, over 10.000
sold to date, your ear is next, come
to a real machine shop and have one
put on, try it if you don't like it,
we will take it off and refund ycur
money. Trice $15.00.
Western iacliioe and Foundry
The undersigned will sell at Public
auction on the Martin farm, one-half
mile cat and a quarter mile south of
Murray, commencing at 10 d'clock
sharp, on Thursday, January 25th, the
following described property:
One sorrel horse, coming 9 years
oi l. weight 1,000.
One black horse, coming 9 years
eld, weight 1,550.
One brown mare, coming 12 years
old. weight 1.20.
One good milk cow.
One 1-months-old calf.
One two-row stalk cutter.
One seven-foot disc.
One three-section harrow.
One Deere riding lister.
One 14-inch walking plow.
One 1 0-inch riding plow.
One walking cultivator.
One Hoosier seeder.
One six-foot Deering mower.
One six-foot McCormick binder,
r.'-ai iy new.
One iv.elve-foi Deering hay rake.
0:.e 8x1 1-foot hay rack.
Or.e wagon with box.
Or-.e low-wheel wagon with Wx.
One spring wagon.
..e thirty-gallon kettle with stand.
Two sets of heavy work harness.
P'our work collars, and many other
articles too numerous to mantion.
Lunch will be served at noon by W.
Terms of Sale All sums of $10 and
under, cash in hand; on sums over $10
a credit of six to nine months will be
given, purchaser giving note with ap
proved security drawing 8 per cent in
terest from date. All property mu-t
be setled for befoie being moved
from premises. Everything will be
sold to the highest bidder.
J. M. McCULLOCH, Owner.
W. R. Young, Auctioneer.
W. G. Boedeker, Clerk.
F. Langhorst and Mr. and Mi?. Harry
Williams 01 this place attended the
funeral at Blair, where the remains
Fine six-acre tract, close to city
good house, barn and outbuildings,
plenty of fruit; a bargain at $3,500.
Call on Tom Bower.
FOR SALE 5-r. house; city water
in house, electric lights, well and cis
tern; 1 lot. Inquire of Harry Messer
For cattle and Horses.
E. R. QUEEN.
SOCIAL WORKERS' CLUB NOTICE.
The Farmers' Social Workers' club
will meet with Mrs. Sarah Gouchenour
on Wednesday, January 17th.
The Nehawka Mills
arc now Rolling and Manufacturing the
The Popular Cass County Brand of Flour
EVERY SACK GUARANTEED!
Also a Full Line of By Products!
C. D. ST. JOHN, Prop.
JCE MALCOLM, Head Miller.
For Sale by Hatt & Son, Plattsmouth Neb.
' and Puis & Canscmcr, Murray, Neb.
Mrs. Orest Cook is suffering from
a spell of nervous breakdown. j
James Turner is confined to his i
home, suffering with ulcers of tne
Wm. Langhorst and family and
Mrs. L. F. Langhorst motored to Red
Oak., Ia.. Saturday an.l visited Mr.
and Mrs. Sydney Moore until Monday.
Bert Kitzel has rented the II. Hen
dricks farm near Alvo and will farm
the place next year. Chas. Glaubitz,
who lives on the place, will move to
Duel county soon.
Grandma Sutherland arrived last
Thursday from Independence, Mo., on
a visit to her son, J. B. Sutherland
and family, and at the present time
she is confined to the house on ac
count of sickness.
Dr. O. E. Liston had quite a little
excitement ail by himself. While out
on a trip, in some manner the car
caught fire and for a time it looked
as thougrh the car would go up in
smoke. Dr. Liston is sati.-fied, how
ever, although he is minus a S25 over
coat, the result of smothering out the
Attorney Wm. Dales Dernier was
a visitor to L'nadiila Tuesday after
noon on business matters in connec
tion with foreclosure of achattle mort
gage. He took occasion to call on
many of hi.; old friends while there,
and went over some of the old scenes
of forty years ago.
Loren F. Morrison of Denver, Colo.,
son of Rev. and Mrs. L. Morrison, who
has been here during the sickness of
his father for the past two weeks,
went to Lincoln Saturday for a short
visit. Mr. Morrison is a mechanical
engineer. He will return for a longer
On last Friday afternoon the ladies
of the M. E. church gave a farewell
reception to Mrs. Julius Langhorst,
who is about to leave Einiwood. It
was also her biithdav, so the occasion
was made a sort of a double af
fair. Refreshments were served and
Mrs. Lar.ghorst was given a fine pres
ent as a token of appreciation on the
part of the ladies of the church.
Mrs. Vine Williams died on Thurs
day of last week at the Methodist
Crowcll Home at Blair, Neb. She
was 7'J years of age. Mrs. Williams
was well known to the people of Elm-
Mrs. Lucy St. John returned home
from the hospital in Omaha last Sun
day. .Mrs. Mary Behrns is recovering
from an attack of the grippe.
Little Virginia Pollard, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Pollard, was re
ported on the sick list the past week.
Miss Helen Franstad of Chicago ar
rived in Nchawka last Friday for an
extended visit with Mrs. R. C. Tol
lard. It is reported that Bruce Stone and
family will 1-cturn soon to Nehawka
from Duvale, Wash., where the fam
ily have resided the last year.
The Methodist people are rejoicing
over the new furnace which has ar
rived and is now being installed in
the church. It means no more cold
Quite a number in and near Ne
hawka are suffering with the Colorado
homestead fever, and are making
preparations to file on a 010-acre
homestead there as soon as the weath
The school attendance at present is
said to be somewhat below the aver
age. A few cases of chicken pox and
an epidemic of bad colds and grippe
is presumed to be responsible for the
Mrs. Tom Mascn entered a hospital
in Omaha last Monday, and where
on Thursday of this week, i is ex
pected she will undergo an operation
for tumor of the stomach. It is sin
cerely hoped the operation will prove
successful and that Mrs. Mason will
again enjoy good health.
Elmer Walberg had the misfortune
to get his nose broken in a runaway
The Eagle High school is planning
to give a play in the near future.
Horn to Mr. and Mrs. William
Winters. Wednesday. January J, an
Mr. and Mrs. O. K. Bahr of Suffolk.
Mont., arrived here .Tuesday for a
short visit at the Wm. Bahr home and
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Doran are re
joicing over the arrival of a daughter
which arrived at their home Thurs
day, January 11th.
Miss I. Flov T remain of Louisville
visited friends here from Saturday
until Mondav. She also attended the
Marie Althouse has resigned her
position at the central office. Lottie
Renner has taken her place and Lola
Standlev has taken Miss Renncr's
Mrs. Thad Adams has for her
guests this week, Mrs. Flora M anker
of Lincoln and Mrs. Anna M. G'cason
of Salem. Oi-e. The ladies arc ld
A. J. Trimble and wife, Met Lam
beit and wife, Will Hudson and wife.
Edno Crabtree and Mamie Hudson
and children autoed t Rokeby. Neb
la.-t Friday to attend the funerol of
II. 1j. bcattergoou snipped a car
load of hogs to the South Omaho mar
ket Tuesday accompanying the car
Mrs. Scattergood and little Harold
will join them there Thursday aru
they will go to Indiana and Ohio for
an extended visit with relatives.
9 9 99999
Melvin Kear of Lincoln was in town
Saturday and Sunday. He was re
turning home from a visit in Okla
homa. Mrs. A. M. Coie accompanied her
when she left home.
We are glad to report that Mrs.
P. A. Jacobson is considered out of
danger after a severe attack of pneu
monia. he is still uncter tne care ot
1 A 1
a trained nurse oui is making pro
gress towards recovery.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kahler, who
were called here last week on acount
cf the death of 31 r. Kahler's brother
John, returned to their home near Po
casset, Okla., Wednesday, where Mr.
Kahler owns a large stock farm.
Miss Dorothy Stander, who recently
underwent an operation in Omaha for
appendicitis, has returned home for a
short period of recuperation before re
turning to her studies at Wesleyan.
Miss Dorothy is feeling fine and has
made astonishingly rapid recovery
Henry Ahl returned from Okla
homa Tuesday w here he went to spend
the holidays with his daughter, Mrs
N. F. Henninirs and family. Mr. Ahl
reports the family ail well. They
raised a good crop last year, but Mr.
Ahl thinks the fine dry weather they
are now having there now might in
dicate a dry summer ahead. However
he likes Oklahoma very much and al
ways enjoys his trips down there.
Found a Sure Thing.
I. B. Wilcox, Farmers Mills. N. Y.,
has used Chamberlain's Tablets for
3 ears for disorders of the stomach
ar.d liver and says. "Chamberlain's
Tablets are the best I have ever used."
W. A. K0BERTSON.
East Riley HoteL
Paul Fitzgerald made a business
trip to Chicago Monday.
Miss Irma Kroop, who teaches in
Manley, made her usual over Sunday
visit with the home folks.
Misses Catherine Follmer and Mae
Hathaway, of Lincoln, visited at the
Dr. E. H. Worthman heme Saturday
Miss 31arjorie Agnew, of Platts
mouth, visited in town the latter part
of last week, the guest of Miss Ruth
Fitzgerald, at Mount Emerald.
Rev. and x Mrs. Wachtel are rejoic
ing over the arrival of a fine son that
arrived at the parsonage, Sunday,
January 6, 1917. The Courier ex
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Fetzer went to
Omaha Wednesday to call upon their
sister-in-law. Mrs. Joseph Fetzer, of
Plattsmouth, who is in the Clarkson
hoypilal for treatment.
Mrs. S. A. Loveland is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. F. E. Stone, at Repub-
wood. The funeral services were held parents Mr. and Mrs. Moses Hiatt to;lican City in the hope that the change
on Friday. Her sou. James Wiiiiam
of Morrel, Neb., and Mr. and Mrs
their home nl Murray Tuesday.
L. j had spent seven weeks here.
They may benefit her health. She reports
that she is feeling much better than
Creed Harris sold one of his good
horses to Ben Roddy Monday.
Mrs. Randall and baby left Tuesday
for a visit with relatives in Neleigh,
Miss Lela Fletcher of Oakdale, ar
rived Thursday afternoon for a visit
with her grandmother, Mrs. John
Derwood Lynde is now the bonded
rural route carrier on route No. 2,
taking the place of Roy Austin, re
signed. The doctors have a right to be on
the war path at present very little
sickness is given as the reason for
Dr. Hudson was compelled to leave
his car west of town Sunday evening
and hoof it into town. A vibrator
was the cause of the trouble.
Mrs. E. L. Daniels of Beatrice, was
here visiting with relatives, Creed
Harris and family and with friends.
She returned to her home Tuesday
( has. Anderson of New Mexico was
here yesterday morning visiting Mrs.
Minnie Anderson and family. He left
this morning for Hiawatha, Kas.
Matt McQuin says that he would
just about as soon hunt "snipes" as
rabbits. Probably Matt and ye edit
or would have just about as much
luck hunting one as the other.
Hugh Robb believes in modernizing
the farm home. He has recently in
stalled a hot water furnace and now
he is putting in a bath apartment, all
of which goes to show that he is one
of our progressive countrymen.
George Barton says that the Moh
cr college has nothing on him when
it comes to turning out barbers on
short notice. With the Mohler peo
ple it generally takes from, six to
eight weeks. Barton made a record
with a 3"oung fellow here. Wayne
Lewis went in to learn the trade and
grad". 'cd in just" four weeks a full
fledged barber. Now Barton thinks
he is entitled to some credit for the
way in which he handles his students.
For Sale A few choice brood sows.
Phone Johnson, No. JJ525. "l-ll-"w kly
1 will sell at public auction at my
home, seven and one-half miles west
of Plattsmouth, a half-mile north of
Louisville road, rive miles southea.-t
of Cedar Creek and a half-mile 1101 th
of Becker school house, on Wednes
day, January 17th. the following de
scribed property, to-wit:
Twenty Head of Horses and Mules.
re, weight, 1.15,
1 yea 1.-.
Pads at Ujv Jeurnal
One span gray horses, weight, "..Joo,
1 and 5 years.
One span brown
2,S()0, 7 and K years.
One span carriage
1,1 0 10 and 15 years.
Or.e black horse, weight,
One giay mare with foal, weight,
l,25t, 11 years.
One dark gray colt, weight, l,Ho,
2 years o!dv
One dark brown colt, weight, 1,1 5o,
2 years old.
One black brood m
11 years old.
One .'orrcl brood marc
l()i, smooth mouth.
Eight Duroc-Jer.-cy sows;
One horse, weight l,;'o, .
One mare, weight, 1.175,
Or.e horse, weight, l,5fo.
One horse, weight, l.:i5, :
One marc, weight, 1,"
One suck'irz colt, 4 month.-. 1 old.
One span of ."-year-old mules.
Elcn Head of Cattle.
Eight ih ad of good milk cows.
One Short Horn bid!.
Farm Machinery, Wagon?., Etc.
One corn elevator- and power. Op
press drill. Ore self-binder. One cm
plainer. One disc harrow. One Mil
waukee mower. One 12-inch gang
plow. One 10-inch sulky plow. One
l'J-inch walking pkw. One 4-scctioii
harrow. Two walking cultivators. One
0-shovel riding cultivator. One ma
nure spreader. One corrugated roller.
One smooth roller. One bob-sled. Ore
3-stroke hay press.' One small wheat
drill. One 2-section harrow. One
sweep feed grinder. One carriage.
One top buggy. Two lumber wagons.
One hay rack and wagon. Four sets
work harness. One set buggy harness.
One DeLaval cream sepan.tor. One
Old Trusty incubator. One big butcher
kettle. One horse clipper.' One post,
drill. One forge. Tools of all kinds,
household goods and other articles to
numerous to mention. Sale com
mences at 10 a. rn. Lunch served at
Terms of Sale All ?ums under .$I.
cash; over $10, one year's time will
be given, purchaser giving note with
approved security bearing 8 per cent
interest from date. No property t
be removed from the premises until
settled for. Ml. K. BECKER.
W. R. Young, Auctioneer.
C. G. Fricke, Clerk. '
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