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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Nov. 26, 1917)
Monday, November 2c. 1017.
MANLEY STATE BANK
MURRAY STATE BANK
BANK OF CASS COUNTY
BANK OF COMMERCE
FIRST SECURITY BANK
CEDAR CREEK, NEB.
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $13,000
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $15,000
CAPITAL AIID SURPLUS $80,000
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $23,000
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $10,000
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
THOMAS E. PARMELE
VM. J. RAU.
CHAS. C. PARMELE, President.
FRED NUTZMAN, Vice-President.
W. GLEN BOEDEKER. Cashier.
CHAS. C. PARMELE
THOMAS E. PARMELE
R. F. PATTERSON.
F. O. EGENBERGER
THOMAS E. PARMELE. President.
CHAS. C. PARMELE, Vice-President.
PAUL FITZGERALD. Cashier.
RALPH R. LARSON, Asst. Cashier.
WILLIAM SCHNEIDER, President.
W. II. LOHNES, Vice-President.
THOMAS E. PARMELE, Director.
Our Facilities Enable Us to Handle Your Business in this County Promptly and
conomically and on this Basis We Invite Your Patronage.
OVER THE COUNTY
P. II. Prouty and family of Roy
Mont., are visiting at the home of
Mrs. Prouty's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. J. Clitcs
Pearl Gallaher returned on Wed
nesday evening from Enid, Okla.,
where he had spent about a week
being called there on account of the
serious sickness of his mother. She
is Letter at present. j
Mrs. J. L. McCartney, son, Ted and
Theima from near Wavcrly motored
f!rM. rain, winds, and daniDiiess
brin out the rheumatic ache?. An
application of Sloan's Liniment brings
quick relief. Norubblng. It penetrates.
over to Elm wood Sunday afternoon
to take Grandma McCartney home
for a weeks visit with them.
John Eidenmiller received word on
Thursday that his son Jack, who is
stationed at Camp Funston is sick
an dis now at the base hospital at
Ft. Riley, Kansas. It is feared that
he has spinal menengitis.
B. V. Miller a pioneer to Nebraska
in the early 40's died at his home in
Pittsburg, Kas., on Nov. C. He was
well known to many of the older
ones around Elmwood. Death over
took him at the ripe old age of S3.
The friends of G. W. Hylton were
glad to see him up town on Tuesday
for a short time. Mr. Hylton has
not been out for some days, but he
is taking advantage of these fine
days. He is one of otir oldest resi
dents. G. W. Worley says that he is go
ing to spend all of next Friday cele
brating and he says he expects to
have a big time. On next Friday he
will be S2 years of" age. He has our
w ishes for the best time he ever had
in hif, life.
!Urs. Lawrence Ilolbrook and
daughter Margaret of Portland, Ore.,
are visiting her uncle, II. L. Clapp
tM? week. Mrs. Ilolbrook is en
route home from Boston and Chica
go having visited her sister in Bos
ton since in October.
A number of our boys arc enlist-
GET LAND NOW!
The signs of tlic times tell you that you will have to pay a lot
:r..re for good farm lands within a year and that it is going to be
nrich harder than now for you to get hold of a Government irri
ga:ed farm in the Iig Horn Pasin. f
THE NEW GOVERNMENT IRRIGATED FARMS AT DEAVER
Owing to war conditions it so happens that there are yet available
for homestead entry probably 50 Government irrigated farms near Deaver,
Wyoming, out of a total of 184 that were opened for settlement Septem
ber '20th. These have excellent soil and are located on our main line, ad
joining the Drosncrous Government irrigated locality of Powell, Wyo. If
you will take steps quickly within 30 days you can secure one of these
farms. Nothing like this chance will occur on the Burlington Route for
several months. Land is free, 20 years payment no interest, for a perma
nent water right. At the Government opening of this new locality.
$:JO,OC0 worth cf town lots at Deaver, Wyo., were
sold in one day and over 100 farms were filed on
Write me! I am paid to help you!
S. B. HOWARD, Immigration Agent, C. B. & Q.
lCZi Farnam Street, Omaha, Nebraska
ing again. On Monday Harry Lari-
more and Fred Seaman, who has been
working for John Golluer, went to
Omaha and enlisted for four years
service in the navy and are now sta
tioned at the Great Lakes Training
Station. Harry Strabel left the
latter part of last .week for Camp
Funston and has enlisted as black
smith in the service.
Mrs. Elian Smith received word ou
Sunday morning, Nov. 4 that her
brother-in-law, Joseph Smith of
Cozad, Nebr., had died at St. Joseph's
Hospital, Omaha of leakage of the
heart. Mrs. Smith and Michael
motored to Omaha and Michael and
Edw. Smith of Callaway, accom
panied the remains to Chicago, IU-t
for burial. Michael returned home
Three of our boys stationed at
Camp Funston were home a few days
the latter part of last week and the
first of this, to visit hom folks.
They were: Ed Morrison, John Box,
and Ed. Seiker. These boys are en-
Joying life and say that they like it
fine. Mr. Morrison says that the
raining the boys get is just the thing
and that it is just the thing for a
single man. We are much pleased
with their fine report of Uncle Sam.
WEEPING WATER I
Ray McNurlin left Monday morn
ing for San Francisco, Calif., ex
pecting to. work in the U. S. Ship
Yards. The boys went to Omaha ex
pecting to enlist in the ship building
service and get transportation to the
coast but these arrangements were
not in effect in Omaha so the boys
paid their own fares and left that
evening on the 10:30 train.
Mrs. J. R. Rixey and little daugh
ter of Clayton, New Mexico who had
been spending a week at the home
of her sister, Mrs. Arthur Wiles left
for their home Sunday morning.
Mrs. Rixey who was formerly Miss
Belle Goodale, had visited her sis
ters at Lincoln a week before com
ing here. Her sister Mrs. Bert Petit
of Fontanelle, Iowa, came over Fri
day and was at the Wiles home un
til Monday. Mrs. Petit was for
merly. Miss Eva Goodale.
Thursday, Nov. 29, 1917
Llusic by Dunduo's Colored Orchestra,
WE SING WHILE YOU DANCE
F. D. GL&1ER, Manager
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Butler autoed
to Omaha Wednesday. They were
accompanied by Mrs. Carl Day and
Mr. Ole Olsen.
Col. Dunn shipped a car of horses
to the ranch in Wyoming last week.
Herman Hillman went through with
Miss Martha Oisen who had been
visiting for several weeks with her
sister Mrs. Oscar Anderson returned
to Lincoln Sunday evening.
John W. Rughe and 'his son.
Henry of Wabash were on the Oma
ha market Wednesday looking for
cattle to feed some of their soft corn
Mrs. Helen Wallick of Seward
was home Sunday. She came down
to accompany her daughter Theima.
who had been spending part of her
vacation at Seward.
Dr. Fred Colbert of Gering was
visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
John Colbert Friday. The doctor was
in Lincoln on Business ana mane a
short viist here.
Mrs. John Vunko and two child
ren of Crete returned home Sunday
evening after a two weeks visit with
her parents Mr. and Mrs. Will Morse
and other relatives here.
Mr. and Mrs. Cl'de Jenkins of
Havelock came down Friday night
for a visit with relatives. Mr. Jen
kins returned Sunday evening but
Mrs. Jenkins remained for a longer
Mrs. L. V. Sloan and the two little
girls returned Tuesday morning
from Elmwood where they had visit-,
ed over Sunday at tUe home of her
brother, Bert McNamee.
Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Brown and
little daughter of Lewellen arrived
in their Ford last week for a visit
at the home of Mrs. Brown's par
ents Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Swindle. Mr.
Brown left for home Sunday while
Mrs. Brown and the little daughter
remained for a more extended visit
until after Thanksgiving.
Mr. W. S. Bird of Stockton, Kans.,
who are visiting here received word
from home the first of the week,
that two inches of rain had visited
their country. This was mighty
good news for Mr. Bird as he and
his sons have out over 700 acres of
wheat. A great deal of it has not
sprouted on account of th dryness
of the soil.
Charley Baker, Tom Henegmr and
Mr. and Mrs. Oren Pollard were
callers at the Goodman home Sun
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Switzer motor
ed to Murray Friday afternoon, Mr.
Smith accompanied them.
Dixie Kirkpatrick will not re
sume his corn shucking for a week
or more, many others doing like
The rock quarry was out of coal
first of the week causing a temporary
closing down until fuel can be got.
Mrs. A. B. Holdeman of Platts-
mouth and Mrs. L. C. Pollard spent
Thursday evening and Friday at
the Wolph home.
Mr, and Mrs. B. Wolph and Oren
Pollard went to Lincoln Tuesday,
where they heard discussions on
feeding soft corn. '
Robert Doore, who went to Kan
sas City, last week for consultation
with a specialist in regard to his
health, returned home Saturday.
School was dismissed Monday
while the - electric wiring was in
progress and again Wednesday af
ternoon to attend the funeral of
Miss Fara Sturm.
Walter Swartz writes to his fath
er that on November 16th he ar
rived in San Francisco and the
next day went into the IJ. S. Naval
Training Station there.
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Kirkpatrick
left Wednesday afternoon for Chari
ton, Iowa, where they will visit with
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Elrod a,few days.
From there they go to St. Joe, Mo.,
to visit their son Guy and family,
remaining until after Thanksgiving.
Miss Farra Sturm, daughter of Mr
and Mrs. H. P. Sturm, died at her
home last Monday morning. Her
death was l due to leakage of the
heart from which she had suffered
for several, months. The funeral
was held Wednesday afternoon from
the home. The parents and family
are heart-broken. The obituary will
be published next week.
Garth Reed and family, left Thurs
day for a few days visit with rela
tives in Auburn.
Mrs.' George Runyon and child
ren of Moberly, Missouri, are visit
ing at the home of Mrs. Keil.
. Mrs. Blanche Trimble and daugh
ter of Topeka, Kansas, arrived Wed
nesday, for a visit at the G. C. Trim
Dr. G. . A. McCandless received
woVd that his nephew, Elgie v Mc
Candless, who was the Republican
nominee for county treasurer of But
ler county, Penn., was elected by
290S majority, leading Ii is ticket by
many votes ,at the recent November
election. The office Is worth $S,000
per annum. They also wrote they
would probably be along here soon
to visit Eagle.
Mrs. Carl Ewerth has been quite
sick the past week, but is report
ed better. Miss Coss, a trained
nurse of Lincoln, lias been taking
care of her.
Miss Maybelle Vepner, who is
attending the State University, in
company with Miss La Verne Polk,
spent Sunday with the former's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. I'. F. Venner.
W. O. Wall and family moved in
to the Dentler property in the east
part of town, Tuesday. Fred Trun
kenbolz and family will occupy ti'e
house vacated by Mr. Wall.
Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Crabtree of
Hastings are rejoicing over the ar
rival of a daughter at their home
on Nov. 19. Mrs. Edna Crabtree
left Monday for Hastings, to visit
the now granddaughter.
A pleasant birthday surprise was
given Tuesday night at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Win. Christopherson,
in honor of Miss Marjorie Sharp.
Refreshments were served and a
pleasant time resulted.
The body of Dallas Spencer, who
died in Denver, Saturday, the 17th
instant, was brought to Eagle for
burial Monday. Services were held
at the M. E. Church, and attended
by many friends of the family. Dal
las, who was reared in this com
munity, has been suffering with an
abscess of the stomach, from which
he died. He was 25 j'ears of age.
and a young man of sterling worth.
The remains were accompanied here
by his mother, Mrs. Mattie Spencer,
his brother, Carl Spencer, and sister
Mrs. Chas. Root.
has not worked at it fcr about fif
teen yars rast.
Cha.:. C. Woodard and wife of
Coleridge came down Monday for
a visit. Mr. and Mrs. Woodard are
well known here having lived in
this vicinity for several years pre
ceding tlieir moving to their pre
sent home. While here Mr. Wood
ard dropped into the Ledger office
JLo make us a call.
D. Ii. Porter has recently had
his Overland touring car converted
into a truck and is now using it in
his dray business. With the truck
he can handle heavy loads and, do
it faster than it can be done with a
team. It is quite evident Blair's in
tentions are to keep abreast of the
Fred Wegener, one of the best
known farmers of this vicinity, died
Wednesday night at about 11 o'clock
from injuries received a week ago
last Sunday while catching some
colts in his pasture. He received
injuries from which he never re
gained consciousness. He was in his
59th year. Arrangements for the
funeral had not been made up to
the time the Courier went to press.
Andrew Schoeman, William Knut
son, Emil Dehning and Wm. Kraft
went down to Camp Funston Sat
urday to spend Sunday with James
McLemon and the other Cass county
boys. They report a dandy visit with
the bo3-s and say they are looking
and feeling fine. They were much
impressed with the V. M. C. A. build
ing and equipment. They say the
boys have a fine new Victrola and
1 they have chipped in a dollar each
for some splendid records, which
they are enjoying very much.
Herman Swanson is back on the
Job at the depot after a week's va
cation. G, W. Cheney returned home Mon
day afternoon from a trip to Omaha.
Harry Frans installed a Delco elec
tric light plant on his farm during
the last week.
E. McCowan recently purchased
the house occupied by Ira Clark and
lamuy and the two families ex
changed houses the first'of the week.
Stephen Copenhavea who lives
south of town is now driving a new
seven passenger Reo automobile
which he purchased the latter part
of last week.
Luther Hall left for Chicago last
Thursday afternoon where he report
ed at the Great Lakes Naval Train
ing Station. He had been home on a
two week's furlough visiting his
A birthday party was given Miss
Mayble Hoback at her .home last
Thursday evening. A large num
ber of her friends were present
and a most enjoyable time was re
ported by those present.
Everett Hunt now located at
Deming, N. M with the detachment
of soldiers at that place arrived in
town Tuesday morning for a couple
of days visit with relatives here. He
was called to Missouri on the death
of his father and for that reason
was able to be here a short while.
Rev. W. A. Taylor has again put
on the husking mit and peg after
a few daj's rest and is making better
records than ever. One day last
week he drove in the field at 6:45 a.
m., and left at 10:15 with 45 bush
els on the wagon. This Is what any
one can call "good shucking, when
it is remembered that Mr. Taylor
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Richey, of
Omaha, were Louisville visitors on
Monday of this week.
Frank Johnson is tearing up the
floor of his Airdome this week. Lit
tle too cool for out of door shows.
Mrs. John McCool has gone to her
new home in Falls City after a
pleasant visit with her father, II. A.
Arvin Ilufi", who has been acting
as recruiting officer in Omaha for a
number of months, has been trans
ferred to the Philippines and is now
on his way there.
Fred Terryberry came up from
Camp Funston for an over Sunday
visit with the home folks. He was
in Louisville Sunday afternoon,
shaking hands with his old friends.
Joe Spence returned last Saturday
from the Spence ranch in western
Nebraska, where he has been for
several weeks. He reports lots of
soft corn throughout that part of
the state and gave it as his opinion
that corn would be better left in
the field than piled up in cribs.
Mrs. S. Huff had the misfortune
to lose a valuable cow last week, the
mimal dying after but a few days'
illness. A veterinarian from Platts
mouth called twice but was unable
to save her. Mrs. Huff feels the loss
of the cow keenly, as besides being
a valuable animal, she was a great
pet, having been in the family since
she was a calf seven j'ears ago.
Barred Rock Cockerels. $1.50 each.
Mrs. Win. Lohnes, Cedar Creek, Ne
A number of registered Durpc-Jer-sey
male pigs. $30 per choice, if
taken soon. Philip Schafer, Nehaw
We are now prepared to make your
monument, markers and lot corners
right at home. Cass County Monu
ment Co., W. T. Wassell, manager.
Hotel Riley block, Plattsmouth, Neb.
Mrs. P. 0. Stuchell Tells Eow She
Cured Her Son of a Cold.
"When my son Ellis was sick with
a cold last winter I gave him Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy. It helped
him at once and quickly broke up
his cold," writes Mrs. P. O. Stuchell,
Homer City, Pa. This remedy has
been in use for many years. Its
good qualities have been fully prov
enjjy many thousands of people. It
is pleasant and safe to take.
Call Plattsmouth Garage for serv
ice. Tel. 394, also livery. J. E Mason,
m Public Auction of
23-E-3ead of Horses -23
and 3 olts
will be sold to the highest bidder at the
Hlurray Stock Yards,
Murray, Mob., Saturday, Doc. 1st
These horses are all good, young stock, ranging from 3
to 6 years old, and will weigh frorn 1 ,000 to 1 ,400 pounds.
All nice, quiet anp! gentle stuff
TERMS: Six to ten months credit, with bankable
paper, bearing 8 per cent, from date of sale. t
D. BERT CRAWFORD, Gunor
COL. W. R. YOUNG and L. J. HALL, Auctioneers
W. G. BOEDECKER, Glerk
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