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HAHLEY STATE BANK
MAN LEY, NEB.
MURRAY STATE BANK
BANK QF CASS COUNTY
BANK OF COMMERCE
FIRST SECURITY BANK
CEDAR CREEK, NEB.
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $13,000
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $15,000
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $80,000
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $23,000
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS 510,000
THOMAS K. PA TIM EKE
VM. J. I1AU.
Our Facilities Enable
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NEWS FROM ALV0
Mer-!e ick-r is on the s
at present .
Suui'iier Hail motored to Lincoln
C-'orpe 1 1 it 1 1 was in Weeping Wat-
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and Mrs. L.
air autoe.-l t-
:. :i :h.m!ay.
M i-s C ra ce
I ''f.ilay at home.
Ray Clark is work in:
on the railroad t h
Hah- Co-vlt-s retun.ed
a hnsiii'-ss trip to Colorado.
. ami .Mrs. ('. H. Snuvely i:io
!own t'rota Lincoln Tliursdav.
i 'ro', ' v
: Orai.t. Nt-bras-this
a. wa.- a visitor
:.! Casey, of Lincoln was eircu-
I'ii:." anions; his 1'rit-r.d.-' in town on
Mrs. AiiL-p Ilurlliv.t. of (Jree::
: "1 caia" over Friday To visit h--r
Mis !ortiliv P.ouIt-r. of Lincoln.
S-iturday l'or a :d;ort vi.,it
Arthur Klyver. .Mrs. Elm.fr
ani Miss Ei.M" Stout auto--3
' y -r
lik! Mrs. lid Pnrl'oril. of Lia-
ptnt t!:- wee;v-en
at the J.
I. Dinintif home.
Ti. Truss Chapter shipped
f ii lari:e boxes of clothinsr for h
'. iuiaiis Satnnlay.
.Mr-. Clara Pronty ami daughter.
M.im:iret, v ii t Sattirflay atui S;m-
in Plan stnon: h.
Mr. an.! Mrs. P:ira Cashner.
1'uiversiiy Place, were callers at tlie
I'rarik Cook Lome Sunday.
Mrs. Iai Hoyles ' attended th"
Alpiia 'h.i Omeaa meetitij; aoj
1 ;:ti -keen in Omaha Saturday.
Oscar Cash of Plymouth spent
Sun lay with his wife and daughter,
v. ho have been visitins relatives t
Mrs. Belle Dennett, who Jias been
suflerinii with rheumatism. was
tak.-u to Lincoln Monday to take
t r'a meats.
Mrs. J. Hanks, who was taken tc
Lincoln the latter part of last week.
Broilers 14 to 2 lbs. per lb 20c
Old Roosters l 12c
CHAS. C. PARMELE. President.
FRED NUTZMAN. Vice-President.
V. C.1F.N P.OEPEKER, Cashier.
conomicalfy and on this Basis We
and who was operated upon there,
Mrs. John Rohotham. of Lincoln,
eame down Saturday to visit with
her aunt. Mrs. Wni. Vaefjer, and her
sister. Mrs. Chas. Ducknell.
2 rs. A. N. Myers returned froi
Lincoln Tuesday, where she visited
her husband, who is in the sanitar
ium for neuralgia treatment.
There will be school on Saturdays
in order to finish the term early
enough to allow some of the teach
ers and students to attend summer
The Ep worth League met Monday
night with Miss Marie Prouty for
their monthly business meeting and
social. About fhirty members at
tended. On Monday. March IS, 1918. Miss
Minnie Frohlich and Roscoe Bird
were married in Lincoln. They will
reside on the Lake farm southwest
J. W. Sutton sold his residence
property here to I). V. Stevens, who
will move here at once from Wood
lake, Nebr. Mrs. Stevens is a sister
to Mrs. James Pilkington.
Among those shipping cattle and
hogs to the South Omaha markets
on Monday were John Elliott, Sam
Westlake. C. M. Jordan and Jal:c
Kaam. Six cars were shipped.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Anderson, of
Easle andMr. and Mrs. P. P. Ver
ner, of Nebraska City, were present
at the deathbed of their nephew.
Clyde Anderson. Thursday night.
At the War Savings meeting hell
at the school Friday afternoon, our
quota of Sin. 500. 00 was raised in a
very short time and oversubscrip
tions make a total of $13,900.00 for
Alvo District No. 12.
Chas. F. Rosenow. our rural mail
carrier, sold $1 .1200.00 worth of War
Savings Stamps on Monday, which
was his banner day. Altogether he
has sold $2,000.00 worth. Mr. Rosen
ow has carried the mail here for
the past twelve years.
Scott Jordan. C. M. Jordan. Dan
McCurdy and Bill Bailey went o
Omaha Tuesday night to attend the
annual meeting of the Old Fiddlers,
the proceeds of which go to the Y.
M. C. A. fund. Mr. Bailey and Mr.
McCurdy will each take part in the
The only steel flag pole in Alvo
stands proudly in the front yard at
the home of Chas. F. Rosenow, and
each day '"Old Glory" can be seen
floating in the breeze, reminding
each and every one of their duty to
their country in this critical mo
Mrs. Dan McCurdy went to Man
ley Thursday with her nephew, Earl
Quinn. who will soon enter the U.
S. army. She returned on Monday
evening, accompanied by her daugh
ter, Mrs. F. M. Grove and children,
of Havelock, who also visited rela
tives over Sunday at Manley.
The entertainment given Friday
night by the Ladies Aid Society was
well attended and something over
$05.00 was netted. The program con
sisted of musical numbers, readings,
a short play and a patriotic flag drill
by twelve ladies. Miss Gladys Ar
pleman came down from Lincoln to
attend and gave some readings.
The Red Cross will hold an auc
tion sale Saturday afternoon at two
o'clock at their rooms and every
member is expected to donate some
thing to be sold. Those on the com
mittee having this in charge are
Carl Johnson, Chairman, Chas. Goi
bey, Chas. Avers, Perry Cook, Her
man Bornemeier, Alvah Reid and
Friends were shocked to learn of
J the death early Friday morning of
.Mrs. George Anderson, w-ho reside
northeast of town.
Us to Handle Your Business in this County Promptly and
heart trouble were the cause of hU
death, though he had been ailing but
thirty-one hours. The remains were
laid to rest in the Alvo cemetery on
Sunday afternoon. The bereaved
family have the sympathy of a large
circle of friends. An obituary of
this young man will appear in these
columns next week.
HOLD LARGE MEETING
AT UNION SUNDAY NIGHT
Fr-'-m Mori'layV nily.
Last evening at Union the people
of that rustling, patriotic little city,
departed from their regular mode of
worship and held a joint meeting of
the churches at pie Baptist Church,
which was given over to the four
minute men of that city, of which
there were ten in number, besides
some special musical numbers which
made a very interesting meeting.
Bsides the matters which they had
to take up and which was of special
interest, was the matter of the Ar
menian and Syrian Relief drive,
which is on this week, and there be
ing a representative from Platts
mouth. sent by Rev. A. J. Hargett.
who is the chairman for the county,
for that fund. The local ch-irtnan
Rev. Randall also made a spirited
address on the subject, and said that
he had in hand the matter raising
thf fund, which is sure to go over
The matter of the organization ot
a company of home guards was re
ported upon by C. L. Graves the
chairman of the four minute men.
and a meeting was called for the
Woodman Hall at Union on Friday.
March 29th for the organization.
ELMER W. FRANS GRADUATES.
From Monday's Daily.
Elmer W. Frans arrived this morn
ing from Atlanta. Georgia, where
last week he graduated fronvthe Gov
ernment school of Technical Aero
nautics, and will receive his com
mission shortly. He has been given
a furlough for about ten days, and
will during that time remain here
with his family and friends. Elmer
will receive notice in the near fu
ture. as to what his commission is
to be and to where he will be sent.
He will return to Atlanta for de
parture for whatever his destination
MISS BEESON DOING NICELY.
From Monday's lailv.
Miss Grace Beeson who was tak
en to Omaha, last Saturday where she
underwent an operation at the Im
maruel Hospital, for appendicitis,
which had been troubling her for
some time past, and of which she had
just had a severe attack but a short
time since. Miss Grace recovered
from the operation, and is showing
good rallying strength, with indica
tions pointing to a speedy recovery.
Mrs. A. J. Beeson. her mother is with
her daughter. and this morning
Judge Beeson and little s'ster Helen
went to Omaha in their car to visit
with the patient.
MEETING OF BUSINESS MEN.
From Tuesday's Daily.
A meeting of the business men of
Plattsmouth is called for Wednesday
March 27th at the Council Chamber,
at 8 o'clock p. m. to discuss the busi
ness hours after next week. The
stores interested in the delivery ser
vice are especially asked to attend to
make arrangements for delivery as
the present owner. Mr. Manspeaker
refuses to further do so.
25 head of good young horses. Al
broke Can be seen at the Tom Til
son farm home. For particulars, see
Vallery & Tilson. 2-lS-d&v
CIIAS. C. PARMELE
TviOMAS E. PARMELE
R. F. PATTERSON.
F. (2. ECENRKRCEH
Ed Thimgan was in Omaha last
Henry Tool and family are enjoy
ing their new Ford Sedan.
Mrs. Oscar McDonald was qu;;e
sick lust week with tonsil it is.
O. E. McDonald and family sper.t
Sunday with relatives at 'Murray.
H. V. McDonald and r.on, Lacoy,
were in Weeping Water Saturday.
Matt Thimgan and wife spent a
number of days last week at Ds
Mrs. M. Sorick returned Sunday
n;on from Lincoln. wh-re she h id
spent a few days.
Several from here attended th."
funeral ot" Clyde Anderson at Abo
:)ii Sunday afternoon.
Miss Hat tie Arres returned Sun
day from Lincoln, where sh spent
he week with relatives.
Miss Carrie Gakeniier, Mr. and
Mrs. John Gakemeier and daughter.
Dorothy, of Omaha, are visiting rel
Emil Kuehn and Art Bornemeier
returned Friday from a trip to Col
orado, where the latter purchased
land. They also visited Ciinip Fuu
ston while on their trip.
Mrs. Harry Holmes and infant
son. Harry. Jr.. arrived on Sunday
from Mahaska. Kansas, and expect
to make Murdoch their future home
as Mr. Holmes has been here work
ing nearly all winter.
Miss Anna Angwert is visiting
relatives and friends here. She ha
joined hospital unit No. 4 9 and ex
pects to be called soon to go to a
training camp and will then go to
France as a Red Cross nurse.
Word was received here Saturday
of the death of Mrs. Max Goehry at
Oak Harbor. Washington. She leavas
a fourteen months old baby boy be
sides the sorrowing husband. IDs
many friends here are grieved to
learn of his great loss.
MARRIED IN OMAHA FRIDAY.
From Tuesday's Dally.
Last Friday the marriage of Miss
Elzabeth Holly, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. Holly of this city, and
Obediah Miller was celebrated at
Omaha, the contracting parties being
known in this city. The bride Miss
Holly is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Hollv of this city and a school each-
er at Creighton, formerly living here
and graduating from the Platts
mouth High schools.
The groom is a member of the
United States army, and is located at
Camp Cody, near Deming. N. M. He
was stationed at this place last sum
mer, as a portion of the guard of the
Burlington bridge and worked for
the firm of Shellenberger and Atkin
son some while here. The bride Mrs.
Miller has a school which dees not
expire until May 15th. and which she
will complete teaching.
ARE REJOICING OVER, THE BOY.
From Thursday's Daily.
A brand new boy, and a fine fel
low at that has come to the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Johnson, and not
alone are they rejoicing, and seeing
the merry side of life, with the new
joy in the household, but Grandpa
and Grandma Peter J. Vallery are
pretty well pleased. Mrs. Will Val
lery came down from Havelock and
is visiting with the little nephew.
ASKED $2598. RAISED $5365
From Monday's Daily.
When it comes to patriotism, and
the matter' of expediting of the busi-
THOMAS E. PARMELE, President.
CIIAS. C. PARMELE, Vice-President.
PAUL FITZGERALD, Cashier.
RALPH R. LARSON. Asst. Cashier.
J ness. district number twenty-nine,
which is known as the Haynie school
J is among the top notchers. They were
asked for 2,59S, and at the meeting
when the eager ones to subscribe had
been partially satisfied, the count
showed that they had raised $5,:G5.
This .is more than doubling the
amount asked for. Who can beat it?
NOT ACCEPTED IN THE SERVICE.
from Tafsila v's Daily.
Robert Rebal who went to Ft.
Riley, Kansas, some time since, to
join the army in the Medical corps,
has been rejected in the physical ex
amination, on account of defective
teeth. He is at this time visiting at
that place, and will return home, so
writes Roy Holly to his father, in a
letter received here today. Roy also
writes that he had just returned
from a trip to Salina. Kansas, where
the band had given entertainment to
a crowd of ever two thousand peo
ple. Roy says the band will make a
tour in Nebraska some time in the
future, and are booked for Hebron,
on May Sixth.
BRITISH MAKE FOES
PAY HIGH COST FOR
EVERY BIT OF GAIN
Rome. Mar. 25. The Americans in
their retreat defended every hill
ridge and fortification with Hie
greatest stubbornness, messages
from German war correspondents on
the western front say, according to
a Central News dispatch from Ams
terdam. The British artillery, it is added,
splendidly sacrificed itself on cover
irg the retreat, the batteries only
breaking up whe nthe German storm
ing troops arrived within a few hun
dred yards ofthe positions. The
Brtisli gunners then fired their last
ammunition and retired.
PURCHASED A BULL
FROM LUKE WILES
From Mnnil.iv's Daily.
John M. Kirchman from Mead, was
a visitor in this city last Saturday
coming to look over the herd of Red
Polled cattle own ed bv Luke L.
Wiles. He was greatly pleased with
the cattle and purchased a bull from
the herd of Mr. Wiles and is having
same shipped to Mead, where he will
be placed on his farm.
JOINS U. S. NAVY.
From Monday's Daily.
Norman Dickson departed for
Omaha lst evening, where he join
ed 150 fine young men. who had en
listed in the navy and had received
orders to come. They departed for
San Francisco, from Omaha, last
evening at 11 o'clock. Norman en
listed in the navy January ISth,
1 9 1 S. and has been anxious to get in
to the service and has patiently
waited for the call. Thus has gone
another of Plattsmouth's finest voung
men to do his utmost for Uncle Sam
and to help win this world war.
I have for sale the following de
1200 acres, Cherry County, Neb.
S00 acres at Edison. Furnas Co.,
1 CO acres, 5 miles from Tomax,
Custer county, Nebr.
4 SO acres one mile from Calloway,
Custer county. Neb.
These places are now rented, all
have good improvements and can be
bought one third cash payment and
balance 5 year mortgage at per
cent interest. Thomas E. Parmele,
Office in Eank of Cass Co. 9-lmo
"The Red Cross may brinj
back to you."
SOCIAL WORKERS CLUB MEET.
Wednesday, March 20, the Social
Workers club met at the home of
Mrs. P. J. Muram. Miss Clara Mumni
Mrs. Mockenhaupt and Mrs. lies as
sisting in the entertaining. After
the business was transacted the mem
bers were treated to a delicious
luncheon, as this was election of offi
cers, the following were elected:
President Mrs. F. Hull.
Vice President Mrs. G. II. Van
Secretary Mrs. Chas. Manners.
Treasurer Mrs. Fred Nolting.
At the close of the meeting all
went home declaring Mrs. Mumni a
royal entertainer. Their next meet
ing will be held April 17.
LEFT FOR HOME YESTERDAY
From Mo i) .lay's Daily.
Dr. E. W. Cook and wife, who
have been visiting here for some
time with their many friends, de
parted yesterday morning for their
heme in Rock Island. They find so
many friends when here they are re
luctant to leave and always glad to
It 's time for
li W-ie;d s
WITH EASTER ONLY A WEEK OFF ITS HIGH
time to think about Spring clothes.
WE WISH TO EMPHASIZE OUR READINESS TO
fit and satisfy men of all figures and ideas. You solid,
substantial men will find as many
to meet your requirements as the young chaps. Our
clothes service for men is so efficient and wide in scope
as to insure satisfaction in clothes for men and 'oung
men of all tastes and income.
$25,00 to $37.50
WILLIAM SCHNEIDER. President.
V.'. H. LOHNES, Vice-President.
THOMAS E PARMELE. Director.
RELEASED FROM QUARANTINE.
From M,"i'hiys Da i I v.
The household of Max Price which
had the small pox. to the innilx-r
of eight, have all been l'uni;cat-d
and released from quarantine last
Saturday, and th pe. pb- ar- well
and ready for the activities of l;!'.
again. Can't look well, eat well, or feel
well with impure blood Keep the
blood pure with Burdock Blood Bit
ters. Eat simply. lake '-rciec,
keep clean, and good health is pre'ty
sure to follow. $1.25 a but lb-.
George Shrrwcod who is traveling
for a shoe firm of Boston, was a busi
ness caller in this city and was doing
business with the Plattsmou'h mer
chants. CASTOR I A
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