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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (June 21, 1917)
Prepared in the Interest of the People of Murray and Surrounding Vicinity Especially for the Journal Readers
If any of the readers of the
Journal know of any social
event or item of Interest in
this vicinity, and will mall
same to this oftic. it will ap
pear under this heading. We
wacit all news ite mi EbiTOK
Statistics show that the num
ber of women depositors is rap
We realize that women to
day are a big figure in the
We pay special attention to
Courteous tellers and clerks
will gladly explain anything
women want to know in the
Four per cent interest on time deposits.
Our deposits are protected by the State Guaranty Law.
MURRAY STATE SAKK
Mrs. Alton, of Elmwood, was visit
ing: with Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Root last
Ed Gansemcr shipped a car load of
fat cattle to South Omaha Monday
W. G. Bcedeker and Dr. Gilmore
were in Plattsmouth Monday evening;
attending the Red Cross meeting.
Robert Shrader and family of South
Omaha were down Sunday to spend
Adam Kraegrer has been quite sick
for the past few days.
Rev. Jackson was a Plattsmouth vis
itor Tuesday of this week.
Dr. B. A. Root and son of York,
Neb., was a Murray visitor for a few-
days last week, a guest at the home
of his father, B. A. Root.
L. H. Puis of the Murray Garage
and Auto Airency. sold a pew Velie
car to Maior Hall this week. Mr. Hall
with Mrs. Shrader's parents, j is well pleased with the new car.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Long. :
The La'dTes'ia 'society "held teif;
regular quilting bee at. the church
Wednesday afternoon of this week.
With the usual attendance, good work
G. M. Minford shipped a car load of
his fat steers to the South Omaha
market Tuesday of this week. Ran
drove to the city in the morning and
was on the market when they were
Murray was well represented at the
State Sunday school convention held
in Omaha Tuesday of this week. Many
cars passed through here from the
south anil west, gathering here and
going to Plattsmouth, where they took
In writing up the birthday anni
versary of our excellent old friend,
Wm. Puis, last week we stated that
he was 74 years of age, when it
should have been 72. We were misin
formed as to the age by the party giv
ing us the item.
Robt. Shrader, who has been en
gaged in the transfer and heavy haul
ing business in South Omaha for the
past few years, is gaining business
every day. During the past few days
he added another fine $2,300 truck to
his business for heavy work
Chester Shrader has accepted em
rtlovmerit with Chas." Vallsry on the
farm. He takes to the work like an
old hand, and is making a full-fledge
L. H. Puis and W. G. Boedeker went
to Omaha last Friday and returned
with another one of those fine Hudson
Super-Six cars, that will be placed on
the floor of the Puis salesroom. Louie
has sold quite a number of these cars
Hcmer Nickels of Fremont, Mich.
brother-in-law of B. A. Root, was in
Muirav last week, making a short
visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Root
This was the first meeting of these
two gentlemen for the past forty
years, and was of great pleasure to
both. Mr. Nickels was on his way to
Arlington, Wash., where he will make
his home for some time with his son.
There will be a basket dinner given
at the Christian church in Murray
next Sunday, to which everybody is
cordially invited to attend. The reg
ular services will be held in the fore
noon; also, services in the afternoon
and evening. Rev. E. T. Davis will
deliver his farewell sermon in the eve
ning. Do not fail to attend these serv
ices. Come with well fdeld baskets,
and remain all day and attend the
A. F. Nickels was a Nebraska City
visitor last Tuesday.
Lee Farris has been listed among
the sick for the past wsek.
Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Tutt spent Sun
day with Ed Leach and family.
L. M. McVey and family visited
with George Adams and wife Sunday.
Remember the ice cream social at
Lewiston Saturday evening, June 23d.
Mr. ami Mrs. E. E. Leach were
tiansacting business m Omaha Wed
Ice cream social at Lewis ton Sat-
uruay evening, June -u. lie sure anu
A. I). Crunk and family spent Sun
day with Ira Queen and familyl west
Mi.-ss Opha Baker and Miss LaRue
drove down to Weeping Water last
Mrs. Arch Baker, who has been
quite sick for the past few weeks, is
improving at this time.
Chas. and Ern Carroll and family,
fiom near Avoca, were visiting- with
home folks last Sunday.
Mrs. Fred Range of Plattsmouth
was visiting with Will Oliver and wife
a few days the past week.
J. A. Wilson and F. T. Wilson and
family attended the carnival in Platts
mouth last Saturday- evening.
C. F. Harris and wife and daughter,
Miss Verna, wore attending the Sun
dav school convention in Omaha Tues
Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Hiatt and Mr.
and Mis. Nick Fried rick were guests
of Mr. and Mrs. John Farris last Sun
Lester Murdock, residing noith of
Nthawka, has been sulFering for the
past few days with an attack of
R. R. Nickels, who has been con
fined to his bed for the past week
with a seveie attack of rheumatism, is
AVm. Puis, sr., and wife, and daugh
ter, Miss Laura, spent last Sunday at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Engel
kemeier, near Weeping Water.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Holmes and sen,
and Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Rav.is and
son worshipped with the United Pres
byterian congregation last Sabbath
John Hotscheidt, sr., of Platts
mouth, has been assisting with the
f;irm woik on the Hobscheidt fam
tooth of Murray for the past few
The ladies of the K. N. K. will give
an ice cream social at Lewiston church
on Saturday evening, June 23d. Ev
eryone is cordially invited to come.
Cakes will be greatly appreciated.
Lost A tan stripped gingham dress,
with tan collar and cuffs; was lost
from Ray Davis' car in Murray, or
between Murray and Ray's home.
Finder please leave same at the Puis
& Gansemer store.
A. J. Engelkemeier, from west of
Murray, drove to Plattsmouth Tues
day, returning with his mother, who
There will be no services at Lewis
ton church Sunday afternoon, owing
to Rev. W. A. Taylor taking part in
the services at the Christian church
in Murray on Sunday afternoon.
Remember the big basket dinner at
the Christian church in Murray Sun
day, June 24th. Rev. Davis will give
his farewell sermon and address to
the people at 11 a. m. Rev. W. A.
Taylor, of Union, will preach in the
afteinoon at 3 o'clock. A form of a
cafeteria dinner will be served on the
church lawn at noon. Everyone is
cordially invited t obe present and en
joy the two splendid sermons and the
delicious dinner. All are requested to
bring baskets. Plan to come.
NOTICE TO PATRONS.
Notic? is hereby given that on and
after July 1st, we, the undersigned,
will close our stores at 8 p. m. each
evening, except Wednesday and Sat
uiday evenings. Open one hour only
cn Sunday morning, from 5) to 10. We
will close on July 4th at 10 a. ni.
Please govern yourself accordingly.
Hiatt & Tutt,
Puis & Gansemer,
Murray Hardwars & Imp. Co.,
W. S. Smith.
a Red Feather feature in
United Presbyterian Church Notes.
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 8
Sabbath school at 10 a. m.
TENDERED SUNDAY TO
MR. ANDREW CAMPBELL
a Powers comedy
Show Starts at 7:45 Sharp
The ifohn Deere Dain Mower
is the mower with the "compensating" or bal
anced gears one of the simplest, most powerful
transmissions ever devised for a mower. No
power is lost in transmission from axel to knife.
That is why the John Deere Dain cuts all the
grass on any ground over which a mower can be
operated. Cultivators are getting harder to get
deliveries on every day. We still have plenty of
Jennie-Lind and Jhon Deere Walkers and a few
Riding Cultivators in stock. Better get busy and
let us show you what we have got.
is the brand of perfection in ready-made
aprons. Made of fast color percale; roomy
and neatly trimmed. Just what you need
for house wear
65, 75 and 35c
Gingham Underskirts, regular and extra sizes
Ladies' full cut Muslin Skirts, neat embroi
dery flounces, $1.00.
Children's ready-made Dresses in neat pat
terns and styles, ages 4, 6, 8 and 10,
at 65c, 75c and $1.00
You can't buy the material and make these
at the price we ask.
liatt 8L Tutt,
had been making a visit at his heme.
The fire of Monday evening destroyed
a portion of the outbuildings of Mrs.
Engelekemeier's home, thus shorten
ing her visit at the home of her son.
Rev. W. M. Jackson, with his wife
and three children, arrived Friday eve
ning, having driven that day in their
Ford car from their home in Topeka,
Kan. They are stopping with Mr.
Jackson's parents at the United Pres
byterian parsonage, and will remain
for some time. Mr. Jackson has been
granted a vacation for the summer by
his congregation, because of the state
of his health.
The Murray moving picture house
has been showing a big feature reel
film on each Saturday night during
the past few weeks, which seems to
be giving the very best of satisfaction
among the patrons. It is the "Red
Feather" service, and the pictures are
of the very best. "Flower of Doom"
will be the one shown on nsxt Satur
day evening, and you will miss a good
one if you fail to see it. A one-reel
comedy is always given in connection
with the five-reel story.
Rev. W. M. Jackson brought his
father to Plattsmouth Monday to take
the train on the Burlington to Omaha
to attend the Presbyterian Sabbath
school and Young People's convention
meeting in the Central United Pres
byterian church of that city Monday
afternoon and evening and Tuesday
forenoon. Dr. Jackson expected to
remain in Omaha for some of the ses
sions of the Stata Sabbath School as
sociation. ; , l
A well planned surprise was ten
dered Mr. Andrew Campbell on Sun
day, June 17th, at his homo south of
this city, on the occasion of his fif
tieth birthday anniversary. The af
fair had been carefully planned by
the wife and daughter and nothing
was left undone to make the affair
most pleasant in every way for those
taking part. The brothers and sis
ters came with well laden baskets and
the table where the feast was spread
offered all that the appetite could de
sire in the way of good things to eat.
The decorations were in the beauti
ful summer flowers.
The afteinoon was whiled away by
the members of the party in taking
a number of kodak pictures of the
members of the gathering and in lis
tening to several selections on the
Grafonola. Just before the members
of the party departed homeward
dainty ice cream and cake was served
that added to the enjoyment of the
members of the party and they de
parted, wishing Mr. Campbell many
more happy returns of the day. Those
in attendance were: Mr. and Mrs.
John Fitch and son, Eugene; Messrs.
and Mesd ames Peter Campbell and
daughter, Virgie; Joseph Campbell
and sons, Peter and Herbert; Ray
Chriswisser and son, James; Frank
Campbell. John Campbell; Mr., and
Mrs Urwin Barnard and daughter,
Irene; Mrs. R. II. Fitch, Greeley Bcil,
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Campbell and
COUNTY BOARD OF EQUALIZA
TION HAS BEEN IN SESSION
From Wfdnosday's D.tily.
The county board of equalization,
composed of Commissioners Pitz,
Heebner and Snoke, County Clerk
Libershal and County Assessor Farley,
have been taking up the adjustment
and settlement of the claims for the
taxing of the property in the county,
and nave maue several substantial in
creases in the valuation of the prop
erty of the different corporations. The
Lincoln Telephone and Telegraph Co.,
was increased from $28,702, the as
sessed value, to $32,223. The Omaha-
Lincoln Railway & Light Co was in
creased from $13,751 to $16,000. The
Nebraska Lighting company was in
creased by the board from $24,745 to
$31,070. The Plattsmouth Water
company was given an increase of
from $35,000 to $40,000. The Tlatte
River Auto and Wagon Bridge com
pany was increased from $4,000 to
$4,500. A number of the smaller
claims on property throughout the
county were also adjusted.
For Rent or Sale My residence on
Locust St.; partly modern. Mrs. C. A.
OAATII OF FORMER PLATTS
MOUTH MAN IN THE WEST
From Tuf-sda v's I mil v.
Word has been received in this city
by W. B. Rishel of the death on June
11 at Grand Junction, Colo., of Wil
Ham Said, a former resident of this
city. Mr. Sahl will be remembered
by the older residents of the commnu
ity as for a number of years he was
engaged in the operation of a bakery
in this citv and was quite active in
the business life of the city. Mr. Sahl
was a charter member of the Wood
men of the World camp of this city
and in that order carried a $3,000 life
insurance policy. The cause of the
death was not given in the message,
as the proofs of the death will be sent
later to the lodge here. Mr. Sahl and
fainilv removed some twenty years
ago to Colorado and have since resided
in that state.
RED CROSS MEETING
HERE TGMORROW NIGHT
Tomorrow evening there will be an
open air meeting in the interest of
the Red Cross at the corner of Fifth
and Main streets, to lay the matter
before the public and to complete the
raising of the apportionment of the
funds that this city will be called upon
to raise. Hon. W. F. Gurley of
Omaha, one of the foremost public
speakers of the state, will be. present
to address the meeting and to make
clear the necessities of an immediate
response to the call and the work of
the Red Cross in aiding the sick and
wounded. Every man and woman in
the city should be present and hear
the address and prepare to take part
in the work of humanity. .
RECEIVES WORD FROM SON.
Mayor J. P. Sattler and wife have
received a letter from their oldest son,
Albert, announcing that he is . once
more in the service of Uncle Sam as a
member of the First Oklahoma Na
tional Guard, and stationed in Texas.
Alb?rt saw service on the border with
this regiment last summer and the
regiment was mustered out of the fed
oral service only a few days when the
order was received calling them back
into active service, and since that time
he has been on duty with his com
A FINE LITTLE SON.
A want ad will bring you a buyer.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Cot
ner was gladdened Saturday evening
by the advant of a fine little son and
heir that came to make their home
brighter. The mother and little one
are both doing nicely and Clarence is
feeling very proud over the new ar
Flag stickers for your collar deco
rations at the Journal office.
Root & Parks,
Contractors and Builders
No Job too Small or to Large!
Phone 40 or 25
Murray, -:- Nebraska
Murray Hardware and Implement Co.,
Ed Meisinger and wife were in the
city yesterday for a few hours look
ing after some trading with the merchants.
Mrs. Joe Kahoutek and little daugh
ter arrived this morning from Den
ver, Colo., for a short visit in this city
with relatives and friends.
Mrs. George A. Kaffenberger de
parted this afternoon for Omaha to
attend the state Sunday school con
vention that is meeting there this
Mrs. Isaac King of Superior, who
has been here visiting with relatives
and friends, departed this morning on
the early Burlington train for her
Hear about the overthrow of the
czar of Russia, the second night of
the Chautauqua, by Morris G. Hindus,
a native Russian.
Hear the most talked of musical
company in America, the White Hus
sars, the last day of the Chautauqua.
Ed E. Leach, wife and little daugh
ter, of near Murray, departed this
morning for Omaha, where Mrs.
Leach will have her eyes treated in
that city by a specialist. She has been
suffering for some time from an af
fliction of the eyes.
Mrs. J. E. Johnson and son, Edgar,
of Omaha, arrived yesterday for a
short stay, and departed today for
Burlington, la., where they will visit
with Mr. and Mrs. Bagnall in that
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF
THE UNITED STATES FOR
THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA,
In the matter of George J. Reitter,
Bankrupt Case No. 378 In
To creditors of the above bankrupt
of Eagle, in the county of Cass, the
district aforesaid, a bankrupt:
Notice is hereby given that on the
19th day of June, A. D. 1917, the said
bankrupt was duly adjudicated bank
rupt and that the first meeting of his
creditors will be held in my office in
the Bankers' Life Building in Lincoln,
on the 2nd day of July, A. D. 1917, at
9 o'clock in the forenoon, at which
time the said creditors may attend,
prove their claims, examine the bank
rupt, appoint a trustee, and transact
such other business as may properly
come before such meeting.
Dated June 19th, 1917-
ERNEST C. AMES,
It Refree in Bankruptcy.
Summer Goods are Now in Line!
and complete line of
Summer Unde rwear
for Ladies and Gents!
Our line is complete in every way.
LET US FIT YOU OUT!
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