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PLATTSMOUTH EVENING JOURNAL.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 1917
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We have jyst completed unloading "
a car of Watermelons!
Be sure and order one ROW as these are the sweetest melons
which W2 have had this season
Phone 53 and 54
I'OIw KENT 4 -room house on Lin
coln Ave., close to sheps; 1 lots. In
nuire of V. E. Rosem-ran?. 7-Ju-tfd
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Paper Plates and Picnic Sets aij,v!' on 1)r- T"ol,ias' Eclectic Oil.
the Jcumal office. i Your druggist i?ells it. :0c and tUc.
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Works for mc every day in ihe year,
furnishing e'ectric light and power.
Delco-Light has never iai'ed us in the year and more it
has been in our home. It runs our double washer every Mon
day; irons for us on Tuesday; cleans our carpets anv day and
runs the farm when want it.' JAMES TERRYBERRY.
Thirty thousand others users deriving pleasure and
profit from Delco-Light.
Two sizes, $350 and $120 f. o. b., Daytcr, Ohio.
538 South 25ih Ave,
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Xowr can toll when you'll mash
a l:n-ur or suffer a out. bruise, burn
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. Omaha, Neb.
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you pay for someihing that does not exist. "
LIE has found a real Non-Skid
tire one of the few tires
vfith tread so constructed that
it actually protects against dan
gers of wet pavements and
muddy roads. And the price
is fair and right.
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iS?SCH .:;-. ,V v Standard of Tire Value
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We Like to Serve
ADMITS GUILT OF BURGLARY.
For some time past there has been
thin.ns missins at the store of Ashley
Ault, of Celar Creek, successor to
Wolff ii Ault. and indications point
ed to some one having possession of
a key which admitted them. Sus
picion pointed to an innocent party,
and a strict' watch has been kept for
some time. Iast night Mr. Ault was
rewarded by capturing John Sheur
er in the store at about three o'clock
this morning, he having entered by
means of a skeleton key.
.Mr. Ault held the man. and tele
phoned to Sheriff (Juinton. who went
out and brought the prisoner to
IMattsrnouth, lodging him in the
county jail. Mr. Sheurer has admit
ted his guilt, and arranged to plead
guilty to burglary, which will be the
charge lodged against him.
To Le given at Coates" hall
by the Cosmopolitan club. Sat
i urday, August ISth. Come and J
enjoy a sociable evening. The
best of order maintained. J
-I Electric fans to keep you cool, -
l- and ice cold refreshments. La
l dies free check room. Music
I- by Holly's orchestra. Admis-
t. sion, geiits ,r0c, ladies free.
Constipation causes headache, in
digestion, dizziness, drowsiness.
For a mild, opening medicine, use
Doan's Regulets. r.Oc a box at all
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more man I'lsf prices,
Tires For Sale By
THE PULLFORD DEMONSTRATION
With Chief of Police Barclay we
vere at the Pulford demonstration
in the plowing with a Ford, which
was held at the farm of S. A. Wiles,
and which was well attended. The
work was done by an expert sent
here to represent, the Nebraska Pull
ford company, while tJuy Reese, who
is the agent for the machine here,
drove t he car. The car seemed to
pull two plows faster than a man
could walk. There was a little ad
justment to make, and at such times
they stopped; when starting, we no
ticed that they started on high gear.
and produced excellent results. They
were plowing; about eight inches in
depth in the Held of Mr. Stephen
Wiles yesterday afternoon.
WILL GO TO FRANCE SOON.
John Tighe of Mauley, accompa
nied by his son, I.eo, and daughter.
Miss Anna Tighe. and Mrs. F.dna
Mockenkaupt, came over yesterday
afternoon in their car to look after
some business. Mr. Tighe and son.
Leo, were looking after some busi
ness at the court house, while Miss
Anna Tighe, who is a trained nurse.
and a member of the Red Cross, was
visiting with Mrs. T. P. Livingston
and discussing matters of the Red
Cross with her. Miss Anna will de
part for France about the first of
September, where she will work in
the capacity of nurse in one of the
hospitals there. After looking after
the matters they returned to their
homes later in the evening.
THINKS SOUTH GREAT PLACE.
Carl Schmidt man returned night
before last from his vacation trip to
Kansas City, and other southern
points, and speaks well of the coun
try and crops down that way. al
though he says that they do not
compare with the crops in Nebraska
and Iowa, as the color of the corn
here is darker and shows a more vig
orous growth. Carl had a splendid
time while away and comes back to
his work revigorated and rested.
SUNDxVTS BALL GAME.
A team which, if its playing is in
line of the employes of the National
'ash Register company, and that is
the supposition, will be one which
will be hard to beat. The Red Sox
vill be in the finest fettle and with
a good team with which to play we
may look for a good game. Come
out r.nd see the game between the
Red Sox and the National Cash tleg-
MAZING HOME BEAUTIFUL.
M. M. Deal, the painter and deco
rator, is embellishing the home of
Frank Ii. Schop. which has been re
modelled just recently. Mr. Real is
doing the interior, which when com
pleted will indeed be a thing of
beauty, if not a joy forever. It will
be a satisfaction in having a nicely
finished and well appointed home.
which Mr. Shopp atid his good wife
are entitled to.
DEPARTS FOR SHORT VISIT.
Mrs. L. W. Kgenberger departed
this morning for Omaha, from where
she will go to Iowa City, la., for a
visit of about ten da vs. There she
will meet Miss Helen Kgenberger
who is now visiting with relatives
there. They will visit for some time
longer and will then return home to
To feel strong, have good appetite
and digestion, sleep soundly and en
joy life, use Hurdock Blood Hitters,
the family system tonic. Price $1.25.
New, strictly modern C-room house
and 5 lots; good outbuildings; cistern
and well on place. Charles W. Hula,
riattsmouth, Neb., phone No. 299,
Rosencrans makes another trip to
Chase county Sunday evening. Are
you prepared to make the trip with
him this time? You will see land
selling for a price that is well worth
CARD OF THANKS
I wish to thank the many patrons
for their patronage during my busi
ness career and assure you of my ap
preciation of the came.
. J. F. WOLFF.
For Infants and Childrea
En Use For Over 30 Years
DELCO LIGHT PLANT
ON ENDURANCE TEST
On March IS, 1917, Don Eng Co
started a Delco-Light plant out on
an endurance or life test. The plant
up to and- including July 2.'3d, had
operated a,0 4 0 hours.
Figuring out the amount of run
ning time, cost of fuel and the work
accomplished gives us some very in
Comparing thie run with a motor
car having .'JU-iych wheels and geared
WVi to 1, running at. 27 miles per
hour up grade of about ten per cent
with three-fourths load, this run to
date of the Delco-Light plant, would
be euuivolent to 82,080 miles, and
ll'.S miles to the gallon of kerosene.
The kerosene consumption has
been approximately COS gallons.
The cylinder oil consumption has
been approximately seven) yfour gal
Ions. i ":iCH
Kerosene at $.12 e.iuats $72.!t;
Cylinder oil at $.lo -u:'il 29.t;o
Figuring that the average user
operates the plant ten hours a week,
this run equals six years' actual
service at a fuel cost of $102. SO for
2432 K. W., which amounts to $.04
per K. W. or about $1.41 per month.
This Delco-Light plant has been
running cont inuously ror .",040 hours,
which is equivalent to 12G days.
eighteen weeks or four and one-fifth
months, and it is operating today
just as smoothly tand happily as the
day It started.
The plant is in good condition.
and from every indication will con
tinue to run for a long time to
When baby suffers with eczema or
some itching skin trouble, use Doan's
Qntment. A little of it. goes a long
way and it is safe for children, title
a box at all stores.
Rosencrans & Homier still have a
number of choice farms in Chase
county that are for sale right. "Ros
ey" makes another trip Sunday ev
ening. .Make arrangements to go
Mrs. Isaac: Cecil and son, Harley.
departed this morning for Lincoln,
where Mrs. Cecil ill visit for some
time at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
It. Meisinger. while Harley will
look after some business in the cap
Mr. J. A. Doughty and wife, from
near Nehawka. drove up to Platts
mouth in their car thh; morning, and
after looking after some business
here, departed for Omaha, where
they will also look after some busi
ness for the dav.
Stephen Wiles, who was threshing
yesterday at his farm a few miles
out from Plattsmouth, was having
excellent yields from his small
grains. His oats, of excellent qual
ity, are turning out about ninety
luisueis per acre. this is an excep
tionally good yield.
Chase county will be the banner
wheat county of the state again this
yenr. There is more room for good
farmers in this county and Rosen
crans & Honner have some choice
farms for sale. Go with Rosencrans
Sunday evening and look them over
Jos. Schutz and sister. Miss Flor
once, of Floilla, Texas, who have been
here for the past few weeks visiting
at the home of their uncle, Mr. and
Mrs. Peter Halmes, west of Platts
mouth, will depart today for their
home. They have been enjoyin?
their visit back to the old home very
much, where thev have hosts of
friends who will always be glad to
Wm. Gilmour, living south of the
city, is having a serious time with a
fiunch of carbiinkles. which have
preempted a claim on his back, just
between his shoulders, and which he
has had lanced. They were of such
nature that quite an amount of dead
flesh had to be cut away. He is im
proving now, but to him it seems to
be a slow process.
For Sale One 3-year-old horse,
sufficient ly broke for ordinary serv
ice; weight, 1,150 lbs.; sound and
smooth; good mover. Also 6-month-old
horse colt, Percheron stock. Will
exchange for grain, hay or young
cattle; make your own ' price or
terms if . you want to buy. R. D.
Dalton, Phone 127-W.
WANTED A girl for general
housework. An older girl preferred.
Inquire at this office. S-3-tfd
Frank and Ed Boedeker, of Ne-
hawka, were in the city for few , Monday witn Aurei anu wias. ruic
hours vesterday afternoon, driving man.
up for the transaction of county seat
business matters. They were pleas-
ant callers at this office.
W. O. Royles of Lincoln was in
George Skiles of Murdock was in
M. C. Keefer of University Place
was in Alvo Sunday.
Mrs. Schuyler Wolfe of Havelock
came down Monday.
Mrs. Vincent entertained her niece
frcm Bethany Tuesday.
Harry Appleman and family visit
d John Murtey last week.
L. Friend was in Lincoln this
week having his eyes treated.
Mr. Hull of Ruskin is visiting his
daughter. Mrs. L. Lauretsen, this
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Campbell of
RakeKV visit ed relatives here over
Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Stewart of
Lincoln visited the T. M. Prouty
Mis?. Marie Stroemer has returned
home from the summer school at the
rt ate university.
Dave Sheeslev returned Tuesday
from Colorado, where he had been
Mrs. H. A. Raily and daughter,
Ruth, and son, Kenneth, were in
The Misses Pearl and Lois Keefer
of University Place are spending the
week with relatives here.
Miss Grace Alton of Elmwood and
Alvin Cashner were week-end guests
at. the F. M. Prouty home.
Henry Roelfs of Lincoln visited
his children here from Saturday till
Monday, also attending the chau
Frandma Hurlbut of Greenwood
is visiting her daughters, Mrs. Joe
Armstrong and Mrs. F. M. Prouty,
Mr. and Mrs. John Murtey attend
ed the wedding of Mr. Murtey's
niece. MTss Mabel Murtey, at Weep
ing Water. Saturday
Mrs. C. F. Rosenow and sons, El
mer and Karl, and daughter, Mrs,
Ray Clark and baby, motored to
Lincoln Wednesday afternoon
Mrs. Greer of Alberta, Canada;
Mrs. F. M. Prouty and daughters,
Vera and Marie, were dinner guests
of Mrs. Belle Bennett Tuesday.
John Murtey attended Denny
Leahii's funeral Monday at Sutton
Mrs. Chas. Edwards' brother, F.
Parriott, visited her the first of the
Mrs. Ella Vomray and children
spent the week-end with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Dan McCurdy, return
ing Sunday even in
to her home at I
Robert Mickle and family of Avoca
visited Sunday : with liis brother,
Lnnren Mickle. and were arconma-
nied home by Mrs. Lauren Mickle
Mr. and Mrs. Noel Foreman of
Lincoln, and Mr. and Mrs. George
Forenian of Valparaiso spent Sunday
,,-1, n,0 hnvc1 nsrontc Mr nnd Mrs. I
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G. P. Foreman.
Mrs. Lem Foreman writes from
California to relatives here, that her
mother Is improving in health and
that she will not as yet return to
Nebraska, as she had planned.
Miss Blanche Clements of Havelock
visited? Miss Aurel Foreman Sunday. I
Reginald and Marguerite Roper of
University Place spent Sunday and
Mrs. Chas. H. bnaveiy entenameu
Mrs. S. P. Barnes, of Omaha, from
Saturday till Wednesday. Mrs.
vs. Red Sox
See the National Cash Register
team, you will not be disappointed in
the manner in which they play ball.
Out of over 10,000 employes of this
company has this team been selected.
Let us see what the selection has
GAME CALLED AT
Barnes was formerly a resident of
Shell Lake, Wis.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Campbell and
baby, from Rakelej-, spent Sunday
and Monday with their aunts, Mrs.
F. M. Prouty and Mrs. Joe Arm
strong, and families.
George Curyea, Rev. Keith, Mr.
and Mrs. Wm. Copple, Mrs. F. M.
Prouty and Mrs. Dale Boyles went
to Omaha Wednesday to get a carpet
for the M. E. church.
Mrs. E. D. Friend and daughter,
Irene, were in Lincoln Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cashner of Uni
versity Place spent Sunday with Mr.
Cashner's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan McCurdy re
turned home from Lincoln Thursdav,
where they were to visit their son,
Morgan, who has enlisted in the
Aviation corps and left Tuesday
night for Fort Logan, Colo., in com
pany with about twenty young men
Chas. F. Rosenow left Monday
morning via. Eagle for Grand Island
to attend the rural mail carriers
state convention as a delegate from
Cass county. He returned homo
Wednesday, having been elected
delegate to the national convention,
to be held at Kansas City, Septem
ber 11 to 14.
The Chautauqua, held here this
week under the auspices of the AIvo
Community club, has been well at
tended, and the talent chosen has
pleased the audiences each day. The
local committee has cleared over $50
to date (Wednesday) and there is
no doubt but what Alvo will llold.
another Chautauqua next year and
make it a permanent institution.
Dr. T. S. Stout had the misfortune
to be injured quite badly Tuesday
morning while driving to Green
Wood, when his Ford overturned, ap
parently on level ground, he having"
started to cross from one side of the
road to the other, which looked bet
ter for traveling. He was pinned
under the car and was unconscious
when extricated, but is not thought
to be seriously injured. He was ac
companied by Arthur Aran of Iowa,
whom he was taking to Greenwood.
-W. O. RITCHEY, J. W. SUTTON.
We buy and sell Duel, Cheyenne,
and Keith county lands, at reason
able prices with terms. If you have
a farm to sell give us the list.
RITCHEY LAND COMPANY,
Gift and Greeting cards of all kinds
at the Journal office.
IN COUNTY COURT.
A Petition was filed in the county
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court yesteraay asKing 101 a-
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administrator of the estate of the
late Isabell M. Curyea, who but re-
cently died, leaving an estate valued
ai aDout one tnousana UOliar&.
$100 Reward, $100
tia ftira of thta DaDer will be
Mensprt to iarn that there Is at least
one dreaded disease that science has
been able to cure In all Its staged and
acts thru the Blood on the Mucous Sur-
oSnda'tfo.fX Tsllll iivta?th5
patient strength , by buufeUin aoineUs
work. The proprietors nave so raucn
f.uh in ha fiimtivc Dowers of Halls
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Catarrh Medicine that they offer On
Hundred Dollars for any case that It falls
to cure. Send for list of testimonials.
Address r J. CHIMIN Ji.x oc -.. iwiwu,
Ohio. Sold by all Iruraiat. isc
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