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PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
THURSDAY, MAY 24, 1917.
If any of the readers of the
Journal know of any social
event or item of interest in
tills vicinity, unci will mail
same to t iiis ottk-e, it w ill ap
pear under this heading. We
want all news items Editok
The 10th episode of
Prepared in the Interest of the People of Murray and Surrounding Vicinity Especially for the Journal Readers
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How Does He
Stand at the Bank?
That question often is asked,
is it not? If a man stands well
his words carry weight. He is
a factor in the community.
Everybody will stand well at
the bank if he or she deposits
We are opening
Our system of loans and in
terest is liberal and simple.
We invite a call.
Four per cent interest on time deposits.
Oar deposits are protected by the State Guaranty Law.
MURRAY STATE BANK
Mr. and Mrs. 0. A. Davij were Lin
coln visitors last Sunday.
Mi?s Clara Yung:, who is now em
ployed in the Burlington shops in
Plattsmouth, was a visitor with home
Since the last rain the roads for
four miles in every direction leading
into Murray have been dragged and
are in good shape. It is now up to
county seat people to do as well.
Out of over 200 Eighth grade pu
pils in the county, only seven passed.
Murray had two of that seven, Ches
ter Sporer and Leona Davis. This is
a pretty good showing for Murray
schools and Murray talent.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Long and daugh
ter, Miss Gertrude, visited Mr. and
Mrs. Leonard last week. Mrs. Leon
ard's mother, Mrs. Hull, was also a
guest at the Leonard home. As the
Hull family and the Long family were
old neighbors and friends when Mr.
Hull resided here, the day was a very
pleasant one for all.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Prisbin, from
Atkinson, Neb., arrived in Murray
Tuesday for a brief visit with friends
and relatives at the old home. Mr.
and Mrs. Prisbin have been living in
the northern part of the state for sev
eral years past and have been doing
nicely, but enjoy an occasional visit
with the many friends in the old home.
Miss Eva LaRue is one of the
Plattsmouth graduates this year. Miss
La Rue's work has been above the av
erage in all classes, and in this man
ner she has fitted herself as an excel
lent teacher, is the reports that come
from faculty and teachers. She has
the opportunity of a number of
schools, and her friends at home are
more than pleased with her accomplishments.
Grandma Hendricks is numbered
viih the sick this week.
Dr. dilmore was looking utter some
business matters in Plattsmouth Tues
W. G. Boedvker and A. L. Baker
have been chosen i.s regisrars at the
registration day in Murray on June
i'rot. Koy liuli ot Coierulge, prin
cipal of he Coleridge schools, arrived
ir. Murray Tuesday tor a short visit
with relatives and friends.
1.. 1 iiiatt, whom we reported a?
being on the sick list last week, has
been confined to his home suiTering
with a severe attack of qulnzy the past
The high school of Murray will hoi
a picnic at South Bend on Thursday
of this week, which will be attendee
by all the members of the class, about
fifteen in number, and who will be con
veyed to South Bend in four autos.
The Eight Mile Grove school closed
last Friday with a big picnic, that was
attended by all the children of the
school and many of the parents, neigh
bors and patrons of the district. The
teacher, Miss Mae Barker, has closed
a very successful term of school in
this district, and the big picnic was in
keeping with the school year. Mur
ray was well represented at the picnic.
The Murray schools will close this
week. The year has been a very pleas
ant and successful one for all. Miss
Thorp's work as principal has been of
the very best, and it will be with re
gret that she leaves the Murray
schools. She has decided to spend at
least a year in the state university.
Not only in the school room was Miss
Thorpe efficient, but in all places of
community interest. We will remem
ber her with kindest thoughts and well
wishes for her future success.
at the Old Prices!
Poros Knit Union Suits 50c
V-Neck Cumfy Union Suits 50c
V-Neck Cumfy Vests 50c
Setsnug Fine Yarn Union Suits 50c
Misses' Union Suits 25c
Infants' Wrappers 15c
Men's and Boys' Unions 50c, 65c, $1.00, $1.25
This is a very good time to anticipate your wants
while stocks are complete at these prices.
Matt . Tutt,
John Campbell will assist Chas.
Chriswisser in his farm work this
Alf. Gar.semer went to Lincoln
Wednesday, where he is having some
Icntal work done.
Otto Puis shipped two cars of fat
attic to South Omaha Monday eve
ning of this week.
Mrs. G. M. Minford and Mrs. H. C.
Long were Plattsmouth visitors last
V. II. Puis was looking after some
business matters m the county seat
last Saturday evening.
Murray was well represented at the
patriotic meeting held in Plattsmouth
last Thursday evening.
M rs. Jake Brendel went down to
Weeping Water to attend the gradua
tion exercises this week.
('h;i Good was lookinir after some
business matters in the county seat
last Saturday evening.
Dr. Jake Brendel went to Lincoln
this week to attend the meeting of
the Stat'.1 Medical association.
Miss Rachel Livingston and Miss
i'eulah Sans will go to Boulder, Colo.,
this spring, where they will attend
summer school. j
Mr. and Mrs. Moses Hiatt, who have
been visiting with their daughter in
Weeping Water for the past few days,
returned home last Tuesday.
W. J. Philpot and Ed Gansemer re
ceived several loads of the Tarkio,
Mo., molasses alfalfa meal feed, one
of the finest feeds for cattle.
FreJ Standish, son of Miles Stand
ih. from Hutchinson, Kan., arrived
in Murray this we'k for a few days'
visit at the John Lloyd home.
Lucille Benedict came down from
Omaha last Saturday evening to spend
Sunday with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. Rice, west of Murray.
Holt. Shra'der of South Omaha came
down last Sunday in his big auto truck
and returned to the city with 105
bushels of oats, and stopped in Platts
mouth ar.d abided !00 pounds of house
hold goods to his load.
This week will find most of the corn
in this locality planted. The farmers
are into the work for the biggest year
ever known, and if they are given
a favorable season Cass county will
make her usual showing with the rest.
Albert Young met with a very un
foitunate accident Tuesday while
working at his trade. He cut the back
of his hand on a nail, severing several
of the leaders in that member. He
wi'l be compelled to be eff duty for
a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dill are the
proud and happy parents of a- frne
baby girl, born to them on Tuesday
of this week. The arrival of the lit
tle stranger has caused much joy in
the Dill home, and even the smile upon
the fac? of "Granddad" Ben seems
Miss Lorene Chambers, formerly of
this place, but now residing in Have
lock, is a member of the graduation
class from the Havelock schools this
week. The many friends of Miss
Lorene will congratulate her on her
rapid work in school.
John Urish met with a very painful
accident at his farm home this week
when ho stepped upon a calf yoke and
pierced his foot with one of the tines,
which passed through his shoe and
deep into the foot. The injury will
necessitate the use of crutches for a
Mrs. A. Schafer, residing six miles
west of Murray, met with a very pain
ful accident last Thursday, while do
ing her washing. A needle had been
left in some of the clothing, and in
washing the same the needle was
thrust into her hand near the thumb
and broken off. The accident was very
painful and necessitated the surgeon's
knife to remove the needle.
El mer Boedeker and his Ford car
have arrived in DuBois, Ida., so he
writes to Mrs. Boedeker at Nehawka.
The trip was made through many
miles of bad and muddy roads, but
his old trusty Ford stuck to the track
and carried him to his new home ahead
of schedule time. He planned on
making the trip of 900 miles in five
dys, but the journey was completed in
four and one-half days.
Elmer Hallsstrom was in Omaha
Tuesday looking after some business
matters. lie has accepted a position
in that city with the Union State bank,
and will soon enter upon the duties
of his new position. Elmer has been
in the Murray State bank for several
years, where his work has been most
satisfactory. He is a young man, well
liked by all who know him, and has
an excellent outlook for the future in
the banking world.
Death of Mrs. Fred Linville.
much broader than ever before.
Mrs. Fred Linville died at the Ford
hospital in Omaha on Monday evening
at 8 o'clock, where she underwent a
surgical operation some time before.
The remain:-, were brought to Murray
Tuesday morning, being conveyed to
the home west of ?.Iurray. The funeral
will be held at the Otterbein church
Thursday afternoon at 2:30, and in
terment will be in the cemetery near
by. Mrs. Linville was the daughter
of Mr. and Mis. Z. W. Shrader, and
was born and raised in Cass county,
where she had a host of dear friends
who will learn of her death with the
keenest regrets and deeply mourn her
loss. She leaves a husband and four
children, who with the bereaved par
ents will have the deepest sympathy
of the entire community in this, their
hour of deep sorrow.
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in two reels
-- a Powers drama
"The White Turkey1'
a Nestor comedy
Christian Church Notes.
"The Religion of Cheerfulness" will
lo the morning topic Sunday.
In the evening the pastor will
pi-each on "The Necessity of Repent
ance.'' Children's day will be observed the
seeon Sunday in June.
United Presbyterian Church Notes.
The pastor will preach Sunday, both
morning and evening. Sabbath school
meets at 10:30. One week later, the
first Sabbath in June, communion serv
ices will be held. Preparatory services
will be held Friday evening preceding,
at 8 o'clock, and Saturday afternoon
at 2:30. Rev. Pontius of Mynard will
preach Friday evening. The other
services of the communion season will
be conducted by the pastor.
The prayer meeting services are
now being held in the church at 8
o'clock each Wednesday evening.
All the services of this church are
intended to be spiritually helpful to all
who attend, ant! any one who can lie
present for any service is most cor
dially welcomed. J. B. Jackson, pas
Show Starts at 7:45 Sharp
If you are going to use a two-row cultivator we
have got them John Deere and Potter. If it is a one
row cultivator, we have the John Deere, Badger, J. I.
Case and Ovrland. Riding, we have the New Depart
ure, Jenny Lind and John Dere. Walking Cultivators.
Now is the time to get your order in. Come in and look
them over and get our prices.
Hardware am Implement Co,
'spicnage Hill Conferees Still Dead
locked Over Section Insisted
on bv Wilson.
Compromise Measure Relieved Ac
ceptable to Wilson May Re
Teacher of Piano-Forte. Sum
mer term of ten weeks, begin
ning June 9th.
Nick Friedrich was a Nebraska City
W. H. Puis was looking after some
business with the wholesalers in Onia
Mrs. E. S. Tutt and Mrs. O. A. Davis
were county seat visitors Thursday
Minford & Creamer shipped a car
of stock to the South Omaha marke
Robt. Ferguson of Nebraska City
was in Murray Tuesday visiting at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Ed
J. A. Scotton has been putting down
a new well this week. The one he
dug with a post auger fell in the past
Rob I. Shrader and wife of South
Omaha came down to attend the fu
neral of Mrs. Fred Linville Thursday
Miss Eldorene Shrader, who has
been quite sick for the past few weeks
at the home of her parents in South
Omaha, is reported not so well this
Arthur Hollybee, from Nehawka
has been assisting Chas Good in the
blacksmith shop in Murray this Week.
Mr. Good has been crowded with work
for the past few weeks.
August Engelcmeier and wife and
daughters, Lora, Lena and Alvina, and
son, Walter, were Plattsmouth visitors
last Saturday, and while in the county
seat August paid the Journal office a
The German Ladies' Aid society met
at the home of Mrs. W. IL Puis in
Murray Wednesday afternoon of this
week. There was a large attendance,
and the ladies certainly enjoyed a
most pleasant afternoon, as well as a
profitable one to the society, at the
home of Mrs. Puis.
800 hedge posts; one second-hand
windmill. Inquire of O. A. Davis, Mur
ray, Neb. 4-30-lmo wkly
Remember the Journal carries the
finest line of stationery in town, and
can please all in this line of goods.
Washington, I). C, May 23. The
newspaper tight was reopened in con
gress today following President Wil
son's action in personally intervening
to insist upon inclusion of some form
of press regulation in the administra
tion espionage bill.
The president's desire for censor
ship power of some sort was empha
sized today to senate conferees on the
espionage bill, who were called to the
White Houe for the purpose. Sur
prise over the step was expressed
generally at the capitol. where the be
lief had grown that the administra
tion had accepted the senate's vote as
Whether the administration will at
tempt to force through a censorship
authorization was said tonight to de
ptnd upon soundings being made by
leaders among the house and senate
membership, especially the former
The conferees held another meeting
today, but were unable to break their
deadlock over censorship and ad
journed until Friday to sound out
Should the leaders find that there
is a reasonable prospect of accept
ance by the house of modified censor
ship, it was stated tcnight that the
conferees had agreed tentatively to
adopt and present a compromise
measure which would be acceptable to
PURCHASES NEW TRUCK.
From Wednesday's Daily.
The firm of Peters & rarner nave
just purchased a fine new auto truck
from the firm of J. II. McMaken, and
will hereafter use the truck in hauling
material on jobs in which they are in
terested. The truck is one of the cele
brated G. M. C. make and was pur
chased only after a thorough investi
gation of a number of the high grade
auto trucks, and the splendid hauling
qualities of the G. M. C. truck con
vinced the firm that it was the ma
chine best adapted to their line of
work, and the purchase was accord
PURCHASES NEW HOME.
SUFFERS AMPUTATION OF HAND
From Wednesday's Dally.
II. W. Barker, of near Beaver City,
who for the past year has been suf
fering greatly from an infected right
hand, came in this afternoon from
Omaha, where he has been at the hos
pital recovering from an operation
for the removal of the hand. Mr. Bar
ker has been a great sufferer from
the hand in the last few months, but
it. was hoped to save the hand.
FILES SUIT IN COURT.
From Wednesday's Daily.
The First National Bank of this
city has commenced an action in the
district court against Perry Marsh, a
former resident of this county, in
which the plaintiff seeks to recover
the sum of $210, together with inter
est from April 24, 1914. This sum it
is claimed is due on a promissory
note made by the defendant in favor
of the plaintiff, and is now past due.
From Tuesday's Daily.
E. C. Huff of Anita, la., was in the
city today completing the arrange
ments for the purchase of the Charles
M. Parker farm just south of the city
limits, and which comprises one of the
best of the small farms in this section
of the county. Mr. Huff will at once
prepare to remove his family to this
city, and in the next two weeks ex
pects to become a resident of this
community. He is well pleased with
the location of the farm, and as it is
one of the most desirable locations
that could be found, is preparing to
enjoy the pleasures of the new home.
It is a pleasure to welcome Mr. Huff
and his family to our city to reside in
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