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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1917.
PLATTSMOUTD SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
Prepared in the Interest of the People of Murray nd Surroundiau Vicinity Especially for the Journal Readers
If any of tbe readers of the
Journal know of any social
event or item of Interest In
tbls vicinity, and will mall
same to this office. It will ap
pear under this heading. We
' want all news items Editor
X CASS COUNTY BOARD
MEMBER SAYS YOUNG
Cash in bank means a lot
to you. It prepares you far
If there's a slump after the
war, ready cash will tide you
If there is a business ex
pansion, a goodly bank account
will find you ready for it.
See us today about that ac
count of yours. We do all
kinds of banking.
Four per cent interest on time deposits.
Our deposits are protected by the State Guaranty Law.
RRAY STATE BANK
For Sale: Five Duroc boars. Old
ham Stock Farm.
For Sale or Kent My seven room
residence in Murray. Mrs. J. W.
Mrs. Alf Gansemer has been suffer
ing lor the past few days with an
attack of rheumatism.
Elmer Spain had a tumor removed
from the back of his neck last Satur
day by Dr. Gilmore.
An epidemic of Ukalele broke out
in Murray during the holidays, and
seems to be spreading very rapidly.
The Christmas exercises given at
l!u I'fiited Presbyterian church were
well attended and the program great
ly enjoyed by all.
The little folks down at the home
of Mr. and Mr?. Jack Chalfaut, near
Union, have been numbered with the
trick for the past few days.
Owing to a misunderstanding on
the part of the committee who gave
the dance in the Puis new garage
last week, fifty per cent of the pro
ceeds was givtn Mr. Puis for his
trouble. As soon as Mr. Puis learn
ed that this was irregular he turn
ed in the amount given to him to
the local Red Cross, and announces
that his garage is always ready and
open to the Red Cross entertainments
Always Ready for Sale
Dates far or near.
SATISFACTION OR NO PAY!
REVERSE ALL CALLS
Telephone 1511 Murray Exchange
Jennie Sharder was a Plattsmouth
visitor Wednesday afternoon.
Chas. Creamer has been suffering
with a seige of tonsilitis for the past
Miss Jessie Farrows is home from
Lincoln, spending her holiday vaca
tion with her parents. '
Harry Baxter holds or came very
near holding the record on corn
husking for this season, having husk
ed 2C14 bushels in 26 days.
Joseph Hiatt, of Glenwood. Iowa,
was in Murray Christmas to see his
brother, Grandpa Hiatt, who has
been very sick for the past few
Mrs. Brendel and little son went
to Lincoln last Saturday to spend
Cristmas with her parents in the
capital city. Dr. Jake joined her
ou Christmas day.
Uncle George Sharder has been
very seriously ill for the past few
days. Dr. Livingston " was called
down from Plattsmouth in consulta
tion with Dr. Brendel to see him.
Miss Mae Loughridge, who is at
tending school in Lincoln, is spend
ing the holiday season with her
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Vm.
Brown, and visiting with friends at
.The little son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray
Henry has been suffering from an
abcess in tire thigh for the past few-
days, which was removed Tuesday,
and the little man is getting along
Misses Jessie Barrows and Mae
Loughridge, who are spending their
Christmas vacation with home folks,
did some valuable service in behalf
of the Red Cross last week. Donning
the Red Cross attire, they made a
house to house canvas of the entire
town, and were very successful in
securing new members for the society.
We wish you a happy and prosperous
L. H. Puis has invested in a new j
Oliver typewriter this week.
Walker Gilmore is making good
use of the. Christmas Holiday season
and is husking corn at the home of
B. W. Hiatt, of Rising City, Ne
braska, was called here this week
owing to the serious illness of his
father, Grandpa Hiatt.
Elmer Sapin, the genial drayman,
went down to his old home in Kan
sas to spendChristmas with his par
ents. Harry McCulIy is taking his
place while away.
Lucille Benedict, who is employ
ed in the American State Bank, of
Omaha, arrived in Murray Monday
evening to spend Christmas with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rice,
west of Murray.
Thos. Hansen and wife and son
Iver, were Plattsmouth visitors one
day last week. Mr. Hansen paid the
Journal office a brief call while in
the city, and renewed for his paper
Mr. and Mrs. John E. Fitzpatrick,
of Weeping Water, spent Christmas
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm
Rice. Mrs. Fitzpatrick came over
Sunday, and was met at Union by
her brother, who is now sporting a
new Ford car.
Hiatt & Tutt have on display at
their store a photograph of Camp !
Cody, presented to them by the
Murray boys of the camp. The picT
ture is six feet long, with the Murray
boys all marked and numbered. The
photograph is attracting considerable
Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Pitman de
parted Wednesday of this week for
Long Beach, Calif., where they will
spend the balance of the winter
with their son, Mr. and Mrs. S. O.
Pitman, Avho are making their win
ter home in that city. The trip will
prove a very enjoyable one for them,
also their visit in the pleasant coast
The Jim Johnson sale held by Col.
Young down in Otoe county last
week, was a dandy, and everything
Fold well. The owner of the goods
in the sale was more than pleased
with , the outcome. One team of
mules sold for $650 and another
brought $500, which were two-year-olds.
We would consider this a
pretty good price for mules.
Robert Patterson, from Texas, was
visiting with old Murray friends on
.Monday, being a guest at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Walker. He was
also attending a family reunion held
at South Bend during the past week.
returning to his Texas home Wed
nesday. His father, Silas Vatterson,
made the northern trip with him
and will spend the balance of the
winter with old friends and rela
ifs in Cass county. ,
Rose May, the little daughter, of
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Minniear, was
taken to Omaha Wednesday of this
week, for examination by a special
ist. The little girl has partly lost
the use of her limbs, and there is
some fear that it might be caused
from infantile paralysis, but might
be caused from a fall and an injured
spine. They were met in Omaha by
Dr. Jake Brendel, who accompanied
them to the hospital, and assist in
The dance given in the Tills &
Gansemer hall last Wednesday ev
ening for the benefit of the Cass
county soldier boys, was well at
tended. The gross receipts were
$125.00. The music by the Des
dundes Colored Orchestra, of Omaha,
was enjoyed by all. Emma Engelke
mcier received the bracelet, receiving
the largest number of votes as the
most popular young lady present.
The same orchestra will play for a
dance to be given in this hall on
New Year's night.
The community was shocked to
hear of the death of Winfield Brown
at the Clarkson Hospital in Omaha
on Wednesday, December nineteenth,
of blood poisoning in his arm.
Winfield Scott Brown was born at
Wilton, Winnebago county, Maine,
October 24th, 1849, being at the time
of his death C8 years, 1 month and
At an early age he united with the
Baptist church. The deceased is
survived by one brother, Wallace
Brown of Omaha, and by one sister,
Mrs. Rosina Rusterholtz with whom
he has made his home for- the past
A mother and a father, three sis
ters and five brothers have preceed
ed him to the great beyond.
Besides the brother and sister
mentioned, the deceased leaves sev
eral nieces and nephews to mourn
CARD OF THANKS.
Prom Monday's Dally.
An, affidavit signed by Charles E.
Heebner, Cass county commissioner,
has been forwarded to Governor
Burnquist, of Minnesota, for con
sideration in the request for extradi
tion of Patrick Young", implement
salesman, charged with attempt to
bribe a Lancaster county board mem
ber in the purchase of road machin-ry.
Heebner is engaged in the farm
ing business and says he is well ac
quainted with Young. Heebner sets
forth that during the latter part of
March. 1913 or 1914. P. Young of
fered to sell him a grader for $375.
The substance of the conversation,
the affidavit says, was: "I want $375
for the grader, and I will make you
a present oi zo. i win dui it 10
Cass county for $375 and will give
you a check for $25." When Heeb
ner said he wouid not do that kind
of business, Young replied: "Nobody
will know about the matter," ac
cording to the affidavit.
At that time no grader was pur
chased from Young but later the
machine was bought for Cass county
for the sum of $350. Lincoln Star.
We extend to our friends and customers the best
wisher for a Happy and Prosperous
HTT A IT
CW Jl l&CDill
Hardware and implement Go.,
to learn of his improvement. Judge
Archer has made an excellent offi
cial, in his care of the city's busi
ness and during the sickness his
office has had to be closed.
We wish to express our heartfelt
thanks to our friends, who so kindly
assisted us in the many ways during
REMAINS REST AT
OAK HILL CEMETERY
CLYDE SEIVER KILLED.
From Monday's Daily.
Yesterday afternoon at the home
the sickness and death of our beloved of Dr. and Mrs. C. A. Marshall the
brother and uncle. May God richly
reward them, and may they receive
the same kindness in their hour of
MRS. L. RUSTERHOLTZ.
MR. AND MRS. W. BROWN.
MRS. M. P. FLEMING.
MR. AND MRS. W. PATTERSON
MR. AND MRS. A. SCHOEMAN.
MRS. GERTIE BECKNER.
SMALL POX IN THE COUNTY.
parents of Ralph Marshall was held
the last sad rites over the mortal re
mains of his dearly beloved wife. The
funeral service was conducted by the
Rev. H. G. MeClusky, of the First
Presbyterian Church, which service
was very eloquent, impressive ' and
filled with touching and tender
references to the beautiful life,
which had just departed. E. H. Wes
cott and wife sang A Perfect Day
and No Night There by Carrie Jac
ob Bond. The many friends in ex
pression of their sorrow, presented
many beautiful flowers, among which
There has been several cases o:
small pox over near Avoca, dur
ing the past few days, and that lo- J were very beautiful wreaths and bo-
eality may experience quite an epi
demic of the same before it is check
ed. There are three families under
the quarantine at this time.
FROM NEAR NEHAWKA.
Delbert Switzer, Owen Wiles,
Henry Pollard and Wes Magney,
from Nehawka, were in the city last
Monday looking after some matters
of business and while here Mr.
Switzer paid this office a pleasant
quets by the members of the Knights
and Ladies of Security. The remains
were laid to rest by loving hands at
Oak Hill Cemetery, the Pall Bearers
being Byron Arries, Henry Soennich
sen, Horace Ruffner, Eugene Brady,
Earl Stanfield and James Mauzy.
Yesterday a message from Mar
quette, to Mrs. J. L. Thompson, told
of the death of Clyde Seiver, who
had formerly been the postmaster's
assistant at Broken Bow, and had
about two months since joined the
aviation corps and had gone into
training, where, is not known. He
had departed some two months since,,
and it was thought that he had gone
to seme California point, for train
ing, but it was net definitely known
where. He was twenty-three years
Of age, and is the son of Guy Seiver,
who is the brother of Mrs. J. L.
The message said that it would
take about three days for the re
mains to reach home, and they
would be started at once.
WAR INQUIRIES TO EE
RESUMED WITHOUT DELAY
PLEAD GUILTY TO CRIME.
and thank you for the patronage, which you have so
generously given this store in 1917.
Keep your eye on this corner during the coming
year of 1918 We will have new prices under our
cash system which will make it worth your while.
iatt & Tutt,
l'ULS & GANSEMER HALL
New Year's Night
Music by the Desdundes Col
ored Orchestra of Omaha.
MURRAY DANCING CLUB
You know the good time
that will be in store for you,
so do not fail to come.
From Momlay's Daily.
Last Friday N. W. Crissinger,
Harry Gochenour and George Mc-
Daniel, the two former, switchmen
for the Burlington and the latter a
blacksmith having a shop on east
Pearl street, were arrested, charged
with stealing some block tin. from
a car in the Burlington yards last
Wednesday. They were released, un
til last Saturday at four thirty.
when thev were arraigned before
County Judge A. J. Beeson, where
they pleaded guilty, then the indict
ment was read to them charging
them with stealing the property.
which was alleged to be worth at
wholesale $475.00. They stated they
first two took it from the car and
loaded it upon the automobile of Mr.
McDaniel, and he took it to Omaha
where it was sold. On recommenda
tion of County Attorney Cole, Judge
Begley placed them in charge of the
sheriff, with the instructions for
them to report at the first day of
each term of the district court for
one year, telling what they were do
ing, and had done, as well as to
settle the amount re-imbursing the
NOW AT REST IN OAK I Iiaiway company for their loss, and
HILL CEMETERY payinR the costs of tlie case and
promising to render what assistance
The annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Farmers Mutual Fire
& Live Stock Insurance company of
Cass county, Ncbr., will be held on
Saturday, January 5th, 1918,-at the
Taylor school house, District No. 37
at one-thirty (1:30) p. m., for the
purpose of electing officers for the
coming year and transacting such
other business as may come before
J. P. FALTER.
Washington, Dec. 25. Congres
sional investigation of ar operations
and problems will resume the full
swing tomorrow after a short Christ
mas recess, although congress itself
does not reconvent until January 3.
In the war inquiry of the senate
military committee. Major General
Sharpe, quartermaster general, to
morrow will resume his "testimony
regarding clothing and other war
supplies, health, sanitation, trans
portation and cantonment questions.
Investigation of the fuel shortage
will be begun tomorrow by the sen
ate manufactures committee, post
poning until Friday its further in
quiry into the sugar fhortnge. Fuel
Administrator Garfield will be the
first witness tomorrow and the food
administrator is promised an oppor
tunity Friday to get in with his
statement regarding the sugar situa
tion, which he vainly endeavored to
place before the committee last
week, and which was made public
tonight at tlie White House.
Members of the shipping board
and officers of the emergency fleet
corporation will be further examin
ed tomorrow afternoon in the ship
building inquiry of. the senate com
mittee, which hopes to complete its
woTk before congress reassembles.
Plans for the railroad inquiry of
the senate interstate commerce com
mittee are unsettled, owing to the
sudden death of Chairman Newlands
and President- Wilson's new confer
ence Thursday with railroad mana
gers and brotherhood chiefs. The
committee's meeting planned for to
morrow is to be postponed out of re
snect to Senator Newlands and hear
ings probably will not be held un
til after the president delivers an
address on railroad problems after
the return of congress.
WILL VISIT IN ARAPAHOE.
Trom Wcilnrsf'ay's Daily.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Stanfield de
parted yesterday afternoon for Om
aha, where they spent the afternoon
and evening visiting with friends.
Mr. Stanfield returned late last night
to look after his business here, while
Mrs. Stanfield departed for the west
ern portion of the state, where she
will visit with her parents. William
Sweeney and wife, at Arapahoe. Mrs.
Stanfield was unable to reach her
old home in time for Christmas, but
will be there to spend the remainder
of the holidays, which has been her
custom from girlhood.
J. E. Tuey, of Glen woo. was a
visitor in Plattsmouth res'. : day at
the home of his brother. Wi . Tuey.
Jennie Shrader, who has been vis
iting at- Plaiuview for same weeks,
returned home this afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis J. Herman,
Miss Mabel Harrington, of Lincoln,
and Malvo Kear, of Elmwood, were
in the city yesterday, having some
! business to look after at the court
house. While here Mr. Herman call
ed at the Journal office and renewed
for his paper another year.
mmimmiiim Tnvr """i",4
HOGS ON THE SHARE We 4
will put out a few pure bred''
Duroc-Jersey sows on shares, v
Oldham Stock Farm, Murray.
From Wednesday's Daily.
Yesterday was laid at rest the
mortal remains of a man who has for
more than a third of a century been
a citizen of Plattsmouth and an em
ploye of the Burlington shops, Mr.
T .T. Wilkinson. Mr. Wilkinson wes
born in England, August 10, 1S34,
and came to America in the eany
sixties and to Nebraska in 1871
settling at Albion, he came to Platts
mouth about 1882, living here since.
About five years since he ceased to
work for the Burlington on account
or his failing health, having had a
stroke of paralysis. The funeral w?s
held Monday afternoon at his iate
home, and interment was at Or.it
Hill cemetery west of the city. The
services were conducted by the Rev.
Truscott, there were many beauti
ful flowers contributions from
friends and tokens of their love for
they could in the prosecution of the
man to whom the goods were sold.
This was allowed because of this be
ing the first offense, and on account
of the families .of the parties con
cerned, which with wives and child
ren numbered about twcntj
I VISITING WITH FRIENDS HERE.
From Monday's Daily.
iesterday morning Dr. L. u.
Cook of llock Island, ill., arrived in
Plattsmouth for a visit with his
many friends here and to spend the
Christmas holidays at his eld time
home. The doctor is looking fine and
says his health is better than it has
been for the past five years. While
here his practice and other work
kept him so busy that there was
scarcelj' a time when he was not
As the third year of our business career is draw
ing to a close, and looking backward at what we have
accomplished, it behooves us to express our apprecia
tion to those who courtesies and patronage aided us f
in our progress. We are thankful to you for the many
favors rendered us and extend to you the wish of a
joyous and prosperous year of 1918.
Puis & Gansemer,
nearly worn out. He will look after
and respect for the character, which some business in the city also while
b maintained. His remains now I he is here.
rest near- the city where he has been
identified so long. JUDGE ARCHER STILL SICK.
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Monday evening and is visiting at has to have the continual care of
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