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jIOUBAY. AUGUST 27. 1917.
BANK OF C0MMERC
MAKLEY STATE BANK
MURRAY STATE BANK
BANK OF GASS COUNTY
FIRST SECURITY RANK
CEDAR CREEK, NEB.
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $13,000
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $15,000
CAPITAL AfiD SURPLUS $80,000
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS 523,000
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $10,000
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL. V
FRANK STANDI R
Al'Cl ST PAETSCII
THOMAS K. J'AHMKLK
WM. J. RAT.
('HAS. C. PARMKLG, President.
niED NUTZMAN, Vice-President.
W. rsOKPEKER, Cashier.
CIIAS. C. PAHMKLK
THOMAS K. PARMEIJ
R. R PATTERSON.
V. C. K(3F..TniniCER
THOMAS K. PAR ME LI. President..
("HAS. ('. PARMELE, Vice-Presid. ;t.
PAUIj FITZGERALD, Cashier.
RALPH R. LARSON, Asst. Cashier.
WILLIAM SCHNEIDER, President.
W. H. LOHNES. Vice-President.
THOMAS E. PARMELE, Director.
nable Us to Handle Your
nomically and on this
Basis We 1
xasiness in this County Promptly and
nvite Your Patronage.
Mi s Dovcy Markhurst, of Omaha,
came home Tuesday for a short vi
.Mis Mary Fo: ter, who spent the
vcvk-end lwre with her parents, went
to r.Ioomfu hi Monday.
Mr. Ray Haw kin-;, of Salem. III.,
i- now tin third trick operator here.
He is filling the vacancy of Ralph
O; p. v. ho is now in Nebraska City.
H. M. Frans and wife and child
ren, llareld. Marie and Alma, left on
Thursday morning via auto for St
.! ph. Missouri, where they visited
Itel'ii-i t Lir.il.-ay, ?rn of J. Lindsay.
;i lives sout 1; we. t of town, receiv
ed a fracture.! riaht aria v. hil erank
iifi their Fori t ar last Wednesday.
The 7i:achine lu kf red or kicked,
c.:'!-inn the accident.
.lack Chalfnnt unloaded a Case
tractor here Tuesday which he will
use in the future on his farm. In
different localities the tractor is mak
ing (jiiite a hit. hut this is one of
the first to he tried out around Union.
Mrs. H. J. Davis, an old settler of
this place, hut who removed to Los
An::e'es. California, several years a:ro.
died at that place Thursday, August
!th. Word was received aunouneinar
her death last week.
Win. Raldwin, who i- farniir.ic or.
the Ida Appieato plce, came in
to ,-, n Tuesday with some of the best
stalks, of corn we have seen. He had
three -talks which contained in a:
t 'a eive ears and snoots. lms corn
.as. planted June 2f,;h.
L. II. Ilnssman. of Lincoln, is the
man who has finally been secured to
superintend our public schols this
year. Mr. Ilussmau come:; hip.hly
recommended and will undoubtedly
conduct a successful school term.
.Miss Florence Vallery, who has
been spending her vacation at the
lakes in .Minnesota, made a short vis
it with Airs. t. il. i unninguaui ne
fore returning to Omaha, wh.ere she
has. a position.
Little Ernest Pollard, who was vis
it in. i; in Omaha took sick there with
stark t fever, and is now in the hos-
it;;l. It is hoped the disease will
be in a liaht forme, and he will be
ip a;r:un soon.
W. S. Norris and wife left last
week for a visit in the northern part
of the state and otner places, i ney
re traveling: in their automobile, and
intend to make the trip cover a
period et several weens.
Attorney D. II. Mercer, of Omaha.
e?:-con.?ressraan 01 tuis district, wis
l town the first of the week. Mr.
Mercer is known all over this part of
The school board he
had a hard
time this year scouring a man for
this position. Charles E. Se-veiyn
who had the place hist year, enlist
ed in the nrniv and the second to be
employed was drafted, but it is now
hoped the situation is settled.
and took this opportunity
Mrs. Edward Crabtree returned on
Wednesday from a pleasant trip to
i la s t in.irs.
Mrs. l.aldwin. of Pickcrell, arriv-
ed Mondaf to visit the home of her
laughter. Mrs. Rloinyikamp.
Will Seoiiten and his wife and
laughter, Lannetta, of Sickles, Ok-
iu!io!na, are visiting .Mr. Jscouten s
ister, Mrs. George Peterson.
Al iss Jennie Crhard and mother
nave just returned to umana alter
an exKmica visit witn i-.ttwaru and
Clarence Cerhard and families.
Mrs,. Fred Trunkenbolz and child
ren have returned from their sojourn
at Superior, Nebraska, and Mr. T. is
Oho Miller. Dan Wilson and Vic
ter Sturm were home a few days this
wek on a furlough.
Mr... Omar Schlichtemier, who
spent a few days in Omaha last week,
returned, home Friday aftrnoon.
G. W. Harshman, Jr., who had
been running a tractor at Sidney, Ne
braska, several weeks this summer,
returned home the latter part of last
Mrs. Phillip Mart, of Omaha, and
Miss Edith P.urton, of Missouri, sis
ters, will arrive this week for a visit
with their cousin, Mrs. R. C. Pollard,
Arthur and Albert Anderson, Paul
Wolph and Clarence Ileehner left on
Wednesday afternoon for Des Moines,
Iowa, where they will visit an old
school mate and attend the Iowa
Mr. G. F. Switzer, who spent the
spring and summer months with rel
atives at Glenwood Springs, Colo.,
returned to his home in Nehawka
last Saturday. He says he is feel
2. W. Shrader purchased the John
Ileebner 160 acre farm four miles
west of Nehawka last Thursday thru
Joseph Felthauser. The price paid
was very satisfactory to Mr. Ileebner.
McKir.ley Gardner, who will this
year graduate . from the School of
Journalism at Champagne, Illinois, is
visiting his parents here. He made
the Peacon otlice a fraternal call.
Clyde Sevmour. of Swanton, who
will again act as principal of the
Eagle schools, was here Monday and
Tuesday arranging for a place to stay
during the school term.
C. E. Pet tit, a former Eagle boy.
ind at pr-ent apor.t for the Missouri
Pacific at Murray, Neb., was mar
ried at Omaha on the 9th instant to
Miss Christina Metts, of Talmage, Ne
braska. He has the congratulations
of Eagle friends.
Airs. IJrantner spent Monday and
Tuesday in Lincoln with her cousin.
.Mrs. Faugh t. who is very sick. Mrs
P.rantner's daughter-in-law, Mrs. Mc
Clannihan, and children, accompan
ied her home Tuesday night to visit
E. P. Petts left Wednesday morn
iug for Glacier National Park, Mon
tana. He will visit several familie
who formerly lived in and around
Lagle and who are now on home
steads in Montana. lie will also stop
off in the mountains to see if he
cannot get some relief for hay fever,
from which he is suffering.
w ith them this fall on account of the
II. H. Gcrberling and Mr. and Mrs.
G. L. Perger motored to Alvo. Waver
ly. Havelock and Lincoln last Satur
day and at the latter place they spent
a few hours, returning home in the
Howard Zink. of Marys.ville. Cali
fornia and an old school teacher of
this vicinity, having taught at Sodom
college some forty years ago, was
calling on old time friends in Elm
Howard Saxton and family came
down from Omaha on Saturday even
ing to spend Sunday with his par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. I). Saxton. Mr.
Saxton is Deputy IT. S. Attorney with
headquarters in Omaha.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. S. Stone re
turned on Monday from thir trip to
Detroit and Flint, Michigan, and oth
er points in the east last Monday ev
ening. They had been gone about
ten days and visited many places of
Miss Marjorie Vallery, of Mur
ray and Miss Gladys Cook, of Beaver
City, Nebr., arrived on Tuesday to
visit at the A. II. Weichel home.
The former returned to her home on
Wednesday, but the latter will re
main until after Chautauqua.
On last Saturday the C. S. Aldrich
familv left for several weeks' vaca-
ion. They will visit at several
points in Iowa, including Tipton, Mr.
Aldrich's old home. Cedar Rapids,
.Mrs. Aldrich's old home, and at Mar-
shalltown. where Mr. Aldrich prac
ticed the profession of law for some
Fern Greenslate and husband were
calling on some of their old time
friends Friday. Fern's mother has
been visiting in Elm wood for a week
and she surprised her by getting mar
ried and coming over to tell her
about it. She was accompanied by
her sister and brother, Dean and
The new engine for the electric
light plant arrived on Monday. Mr.
Rogge is contemplating placing the
new engine in a cement block build
ing which he will build close to the
mill where the old engine stands so
that in case something goes wrong
at the mill, as in case of putting
things out of commission by lighten
ing, the new plant will be ready to
give service. The new engine is a
dandy" and entirely satisfactory
for running an electric plant.
On Tuesday morning a big Cadil
lac car full of people and well load
ed, went into the ditch on O street
road near Howard Capwell's place
One front wheel of the car was com
pletely demolished. A child was in
the car at the time. It was said the
youngster was thrown about fifty
feet but was unhurt. The occupants
waited at the Capwell place until a
wheel could be brought to them from
Lincoln, when they continued their
journey. Their names were not
Mr. anil Mrs. Nels Sogard and fam
ily left Wednesday in their car for
Howard county to visit at the home
of Carl Christensen ami with other
friends ami old acquaintances in that
The largest yield of grain we have
heard of was 20 acres of oats grown
by Monroe Wiles northeast of town,
which averaged 10:! bushels to the
acre. The 20 acres threshed out
Dr. and Mrs. M. (J. Welch return
ed last week from a trip to western
Nebraska. They will remove from
Weeping Water to Gretna, Nebr.. at
which plac the doctor has located for
the practice of his profession.
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Giberson auto
ed to Tecumseh Sunday. They were
accompanied by Miss Ef!ie Saunders,
and Mr. Earl Wallace. They brought
hci.'.e Mrs. Wallace and the children,
.vho had been visiting her parents
t he' e.
Mr. end Mrs. Hendriek Paine of
Grand Island were visiting at the
home of the former's aunt. Airs. Stel
la Putler, the first of the week, while
Mr. Paine was erecting a monument
at the cemetery fur Mr. Ray Wiles
and Ed Lorenson.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Lehman leave
Friday for a trip to California to
visit a brother and a sister in Los
ngeles. but more especially to see
their son, Harold, who is taking
training in wireless service in the
navy. Ihey win no gone sixty days
on this, the first vacation of even a
single day Mr. Lehman has, had in
Frank Hull, a former Weeping
Water citizen, now of Porto Rico, ar
rived Monday for a wek's visit at the
home of his sister. Mrs. J. L. Ken
nedy. Airs. Hull is visiting their
daughter in Kansas City and will
make her visit here later as she will
spend some time with her daughter
at the city and her other daughter
at Tulsa. Oklahoma, while Mr. Hull
will return at the end of his vaca
Charles Philpot came in from the
ranch. Wednesday evening. He re
ports everything in fine shape in the
Sand hill country.
.wrs. w. r.. maimer came over trom Airs. A. S. Boyle and daughter
Louisville Friday evening and visited; Miss Elsie, left Wednesday night for
at the home or her parents, Mr. and Frontier countv to visit hpr son nnri
Miss Florence Gunther returned on
Tuesday from a two weeks' visit with
L. Berger, until Mondav
II. H. Tyson, of Dundee county, Ne
braska is visiting with his brother,
L. A. Tyson and family this week.
relatives and friends in Missouri and
Iowa. She acconiDanied her sister.
He says corn will be a light crop Emma, who is taking her vacation.
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Mrs. W. E. Stander returned home
Monday from an over Sunday night
visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
George Berger, at Elmwood.
Miss Grace Hayes, of Culbertson,
Mont., has been visiting her cousin,
Mrs. Edward Steinkamp, and is now
visiting relatives in the country.
John Meiers, who has been suffer
ing for several weeks with a severe
attack of heart trouble, 4s on the
mend and is now able to be around
and to walk down town.
Dr. J. A. Peters, of Springfield, at
one time located at Louisville, has
been notified to report at Fort Riley,
Kansas, for medical service in the
medical corps on August 27th.
Mr. and Airs. Andrew Schoemann
and son, Freddie, and Mr. Schoe
mann's mother, Mrs. Amelia Schoe
mann, are at Grand Prairie, Wis
consin, for a ten days' visit with
relat i ves.
Mrs. Will Lau and Louis Gaehel
drove to Omaha Friday to visit with
their sister. Miss Etta Gaehel, who
underwent an cporatitui last week.
Mrs. Lau remained over night with,
C. J. Gaehel. who suffered a se
vere attack of stomach trouble re
cent lv and was under the care of a
nurse, is aide to ie up and around
igain and to come to town looking
about as well as usual.
Aliss Ruby Stafford. one of the
members ot the class ot 1 : i i 01 ine
Louisville high school, hrs been
elected to teach, school near Green
wood, at a salary of s',2 per month.
She will begin her school Septemlr. r
Miss Ruth Noye. who taught at
Rulo last year, has been reelected
at an increas of salary. Miss Ruth
is principal in the Rulo schools, un
der the superintendency of Prof. L.
P. Grundy, who at one time was su
perintendent of the Louisville pub
Mr. and Mrs. John Group are ex
pected to arrive home this week
from a visit with relatives in Wis
consin. They have remained away
longer than they intended as Mr.
Group was taken seriously ill and
has been unable to make the trip
home until now.
ALLIES TAKE 167.7S0 PRIS
ONERS SO FAR THIS YEAR
London. Aug. 2 L The British,
French and Russians have captured
ltiT.TSO war prisoners since April
9. hen the 1 1 1 7 campaign opened,
according to a statement issued by
i he British war department this ev
EPWORTH LEAGUE JUBILEE.
The Ep worth League of the M. E.
church will hold a Jubilee in the
shape of a watermelon feed Monday
evening. August 27th. at the J. W.
Elliott home, one-half mile north of
town. Come and bring your friends,
also your pocket books. Those in
tending to go are requested to meet
at the church at 7: HO sharp, where
conveyances will be waiting to take
them to the Elliott home.
Ask Anyone Who Has Used It.
$100 Reward, $100
The readers of thl3 paper will ba
pleased to learn that there Is at least
one dreaded disease that science has
been able to cure in all its stages and
that is catarrh. Catarrh being greatly
influenced by constitutional conditions
requires constitutional- treatment. Hall's
Catarrh Medicine is taken internally and
acts thru the Blood on the Mucous Sur
faces of the System thereby destroying
the foundation of the disease, giving the
patient strength by building up the con
stitution and assisting nature in doing its
work. The proprittors have so much
faith in the curative powers of Hall's
Catarrh Medicine that they offer One
Hundred Dollars for any case that it fails
to cure. . Pend for list of testimonials.
Address F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo.
Ohio. Sold by all Druggist. 75c,
There are families who always aim
to keep a bottle of Chamberlain's
Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy in the
house for use in case it is needed,
and find that it is not only a good
investment but saves them no end of
suffering:. As to its reliability, ask
anyone who has used it.
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Blue Bird Clothes Lines
Dustless and Always Clean
To close them out at
We are now prepared to make your
monument, markers and lot corners
right at home. Cass County Monu
ment Co., W. T. Wasscll, manager.
Hotel Riley block, Tlattsmouth, Neb.
Wall Paper, Paints, Glass, Picture
Framing. Frank Gobelman.
Wanted A girl at Perkins House.
Apply at once. a23-tfd.
If you have anything that is
classed as above, bring it to our
yards, or phone 505. Maga
zines, rags, rubber, metals, and
iron. Highest crsh market price
paic. Plallsmouth Junk Yards,
Lincoln avenue. Ben Hankin-
Will be placed on sale for one day only, and expect
all to be sold rapidly at this price.
This line is just the article for indoor clothes drying
used in kitchens or laundry in place of a clothes horse.
Ideal for a bath room, back porch and nursery.
These were bought as a premium to be offered with
the Journal some time ago, but failed to make the pre
mium offer, and now have over 1 00 of them to offer be
low the cost. Be on hand
September 1 ,
and get one or two of them at this price
. . The Journal . Office. .
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