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.V..PLATTSMOUTH . semi-weekly joubnal,
MuNBAY. APSIL a, lais
isi L IRITIS Ml I SB
There will be a Dance at Greenwood, Nebraska,
Thursday Might, April Nth
rain or shine, at the De Luxe dancing pavilion. Floor
space 50x 1 00 feet. Music by Desdiner s Colored Orches
tra. We sing while you dance. Rough dancing will not
Follow the Crowd! Welcome!
OVER THE COUNTY
Fred ( l:;rk and tamily are now
comfortably located in their new
Stacy Niday received the prize
which was given for Hie best bird
Louse at school this week.
Mr. and .Mrs. K. I). Clark came
down Sundav to spent Easter with
their son, C Y. Clark and family.
John Finkle accompanied his
father to Hiawatha. Kansas, Sunday
afternoon, where lie spent a few-
Lieutenant J. W. Thomas, former
ly of Nehawka. but now in the ser
vice in France, lately returned from
a trip to Egypt, where he went on
military business. He is now at his
headquarters in France.
Miss Edith Frans went to Platts
mouth last Friday morning, where
she visited with relatives until
Saturday afternoon. Miss Lyda Clark
tught her school Friday during her
J. J. Richardson recent!' purchas
ed a Ford truck from A. V. Propst,
which he is now using to tour the
surrounding country, buying cream,
tggs and poultry.
Tom Cromwell, who purchased
the 51 acres of land from George
Marks, located west of the tracks
h-re. sold the farm last week to
Luther Meade, who will farm it this
Iuy Stokes, who is farming east
of town, raised a nice crop of buck
wheat last season and shipped
about 2"0 bushels to Omaha last
week. It grows very well here and
i; is quite certain considerable more
will be grown this year.
Mrs. A. F. Hull and little son
came down from Plattsmouth last
Friday and are staying with her
h'S'band. who is now in charge of
thv jo'ver flint and the troubb?
man for the telephone company.
Their intentions are to move here
as soon as school is out when they
can find a residence to live in.
George Kunz is having his old
house torn down. This is the old
Ferguson property and removes one
of the old land marks of Elmwood.
Mrs. Mabel Oliver and her little
granddaughter. Hazel, returned home
Sunday evening after spending a few
days visiting with relatives at Wal
ton and Seward.
Miss Kit tie Worley, of Omaha
who is at the head of the Press Clip
ping Bureau, was an over Sunday
visitor with her parents. Mr. and
Mrs. Geo. W. Worley.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Brittell, of Lin
coin were over Sunday visitors at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. D.
Brittell on their return trip from
Omaha, where they had spent a few
days visiting relatives.
J. M. Stone, president of the Elm
wood State Bank, was up from Ne
hawka on Tuesday on business con
nected with the bank and for a
visit with his soil and wife, Mr. and
Mrs. C. S. Stone.
On Tuesday Mrs. Henry Miller
haDDened with an accident. While
out doors a gust of wind struck her
causing her to fall spraining her
wrist and bruising her face. Mrs.
Miller is one of our oldest ladies and
is not in very good health and the
accident will cause her a lot of trou
The Farmers Co-operative Union
are making some additional improve
ments to their property at the ele
vator bv adding an addition to the
office and also building another
large machinery shed-.- James Dur-
bin is doing the work. This will
be quite an improvement and adds
greatly to the. value of the property.
Bud Clements has been successful
in getting a lot of the boys together
and is training them for an Elm-
wood band. The boys are doing
fine and are able now to make some
good music. Bud is to be congratu
lated and no doubt the boys will be
ready to demonstrate soon on some
Mrs. Dora Thimjahn,- wife of
Julius Thimjahn, died very sudden
ly at her home near Howard, Kaa.,
March 22, 191S. at the age of 64
years, 3 months ana i aay. r uner
al services were held at the M. E.
church at 2:30 p. m. Mrs. Thim
jahn lived in Cass county, Nebraska,
until about ten years ago, when the
family moved to Kansas to make
their future home.
the home of his wife's mother, Mrs.
J. II. Davis, east of town.
Mrs. Joe McGlnnis, who had been
helping to care for Mrs. George
Hunt, who was quite sick last week,
returned to her home at Nebraska
City Saturday morning.
The strike at the Ulsen quarry
has ended without the men getting
the increased wages demanded and
all the men that Mr. Olson would
hire again are back at work.
Mrs. Jenkins and daughter, Miss
Clara, came in from Havelock Wed
nesday morning for a visit with her
sons Charley and Clyde. Mrs. Jenk
ins is moving back to Manley.
Will DeWolf and wife were over
from Plattsmouth and Nellie DeWolf
1 L Jit
Cold, rain, winds, and dampness
brine out the rheumatic achea. An
application of Sloan's Liniment brinRS
quicic renei. iNoruDDing. ic penetrates.
Mcncruui una uouin,
farm near where the Polk home is
Mrs. Ilnv Afnrnhv nf Storlintr
nrQC lit TrTv A irnni i first rf tho I " '
.... I Colorado, who has been visiting her
Both cases are said to be of a light
form, and the two boys are getting
At the meeting of the Red Cross
on Tuesday it was unanimously vot
ed to extend to Mrs. I,ottie Rosen
crans of Plattsmouth a vote of sin
cere thanks for her earnest and effi
cient instructions to the classes on
surgical dressings which were held
here Friday and Saturday. Mrs
uosencrans donated her time and
help free of charge, and as she is an
expert instructor along that lino
the Nehawka Red Cross feel that
they are indeed deeply indebted to
sister, Mrs. Walter Johnson and fam
ily, returned home Monday, accom
panied by her little nephew, How
ard Johnson, who visits his aunt
every summer for a few weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. William Lau. Miss
C. H. Lau
drove to Omaha Sunday to visit C.
J. Gaebel, who is at the Methodist
hospital. They found him rather
weak, but his case has not been
week to visit their soldier brother
Tom, who was home from Camp
Col. Wm. Dunn returned Saturday
evening from a ten days visit at the
ranch in Wyoming. lie reports
... ..Jt Lydia Gaebel and Mrs
uitu uvvu vaiieu in iu iukk his ex
amination and he didn't know when
Uncle Sam would call him from the
Mi... A T tl.t nt.cn n .!,-. 1 ii.
I fiillv dinirnospil vpt ami iiii mnnv
been very sick the last three weeks I - . , ... . ,. "
. , , . . I friends are awaiting the specialist's
aim wjiu uiso was umugni iiuuie
last week from a hospital in Omaha,
where she had been taking treat
ment is reported this week as im
proving, which will be good news
to her many friends
Arthur Rough, who is at a train
ing station at Galveston, Texas, was
visiting home folks from Saturday
are all well fed ana cared tor ut sroiter.
DRAFT MEN SHEAE
HAIR ; ' KEEP TROPHIES
Sulphur, Okla., April 3. Because
the Rev. H. C. Capers, 72 years old.
is alleged to have declared recently
in Murray county, that he would nev
er have his hair cut until Germany
emerged victorious from the war,
sixty young men of this vicinity,
awaitng draft call, invaded Capers'
room in a local hotel, while he was
asleep, and armed with .shears and a
razor, shaved his head clean. His
iron gray locks were distributed
among the party as trophies of war.
The minister was forced to kiss
the flag, pledge allegiance to the
United States, promise not to speak
j seditiously again and shown the
shortest route out of town.
Capers was tried in United States
Mrs. Nick Peterson was operated district court here several weeks ago
Arthur says they on in a Lincoln hospital Monday for on a charge of obstructing the opera
tion of the selective service law. The
i m t&Bmm
verdict with great hopefulness.
The U.)i.io oC Uuiiix i.l.chntr
the camp. He also remarked that Anson Burdick. John Mick ard II. I jury was unable to reach a verdict
overalls looked mighty good, but ue K Frantz made the trip to Lincoln and Capers is now out on bail nwait-
wouldn't consent to sign a peace Wednesday.
treaty under present world condi
i S 3fc Cf 3fr
Mrs. II. L. Swanson and little
daughter Enid, of Union, are visit
ing the Chas. Renner home.
Mrs. Nick Peterson was operated
on Wednesday for goiter. Late re
ports indicate she is improving fa
Mrs. H. K. Frantz was operated on
ing another trial at Tulsa,
FAMOUS PATRIOTS ENDORSE
WORDS OF AMERICAN'S CREED
v Charles Reed of Salt Lake City
visited his mother, Mrs. Helen Reed
and brother, George, a few dajs of
Mrs. R. D. McNurlin went to
Havelock Wednesday evening for a
visit at the home of her daughter.
Mrs." Bert Coglizer.
Miss Margaret Giberson who is
teaching at Grinnell, Iowa, arrived
Saturday to spend" her Easter vaca
tion of a week at home.
Charles Poore who has been ill
for some time is lying very low at
Miss Eva Thomas is at home again
having finished her term of school
Postmaster and Mrs. F. II. Ossen-
kop drove to Greenwood Sunday to
call on friends.
Miss Edith Tyo, of Omaha, visH-
ed her brother, Frank Tyo and fam-
ly at Louisville over Sunday.
Mrs. Earl Bailey, of Red Oak,
Iowa, visited her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. H. N. Taylor, this week.
Miss Iva Sevbert has gone to
Plattsmouth to accept a position as
night operator in the telephone ex
change at that place.
Washington, April 3. "The
American's creed," for which the city
of Baltimore offered a prize of $1,-
000. was made public here todav. Its
in a Lincoln hospital last week The selcction was the result of a ..X(l"l!on.
latest reports from her are favorable. a, ,.-1 -.ftntpi:t
- - - i' 1 i
S. E. Allen and family left last
week for Little Crooked, Mont , to
live on his claim there. Thev will
probably return to Eagle next fall.
J. Jasper Eads, a former resident of Friendship Heights, Md
of Eagle, died in Lincoln on Thurs- The creed follows:
by President Wilson, Speaker Clark
and a host of famous Americans. The
author of the creed, who wins the
$1,000 prize, is William Tyler Page,
day last. He was drayman here and
quite well known to our older citl-
Dr. Longacre had as guests last
week his father and brother of Daw?
son county. Neb. , ..The former had
just returned from a winter's sojourn
Young George Meyer3, who lives
A. IT. Mavfield. of Denver. Colo..
i " ,i.in. t;i,. ..i with his parents five miles east of
remained over Sunday visiting with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. W.
Mavfield, and other relatives.
"Judge" Julius S. Cooley, the vet
eran police court lawyer of Omaha,
well known in Cass county, where
he spent his boyhood, celebrated his
57th birthday Monday, April 1st.
Mrs. Edward Seiver returned to
her home at Marquette the first of
the week after a visit in Louisville
with her sisters. Miss Edith Shryock
and Mrs. P. C. Stander and family.
J. R. Noyes and family and Miss
Edith Mayfield drove to Lincoln on
Sunday to spend the day with Dr.
L. F. Polk and family. While there
they enjoyed a visit to the state
Eagle, fell from a chicken house
one day last week and received a
severely sprained arm, which he
carries in a sling.
C. S. Trumble is now acting as
night watch for Eagle, the business
men having subscribed for that pur
pose. Mr. Trumble is a careful and
capable gentleman and his work will
be more effective than the plpn in
vogue of changing off among diff
erent citizens each night.
Mrs. Bertha Vance and Albert
Wulf were united in marriage at
the German Lutheran church, the
Rev. L. J. Dornsief officiating, at
2:30 Wednesday afternoon. The
newly weds are among our most
popular young people, and have
the good wishes of their numerous
"The American's Creed I be
lieve in the United States of America
as a government of the people, by the
people, for the people; whose just
powers are derived from the consent
of the governed; a democracy in
a republic; a sovereign nation of
many sovereign states; a perfect un
ion, one and inseparable; established
upon those principles of freedom,
equality, justice and humanity for
which American patriots sacrificed
their lives and fortunes.
"I, therefore, believe it is my duty
to my country to live it; to support
its constitution; to obey its laws;
to respect its flag and to defend it
against all enemies.
U. S. PURCHASES OUTPUT OF
"BULL DURHAM" FACTORY
A, 1 INjr l I 111
we can sell Ladies9
The matter of "selling expense" enters into the
price of everything you buy. If the selling ex
pense is low the price can be made low. If we
were selling nothing but ladies coats you can
I - readily see that our entire selling expense would
have to be added to them. As it is, it practically
bi rncrc 11c n !nrr fr o11 lorlioo rnnfc Vnanc nilT
rent, our light, our heat, our clerk hire, &c would
be the same whether we carried ladies coats or
mmmmmmmmmmmm not consequently it practically costs us nothing to
handle them, and we can and do sell them cheaper. Before
you conclude to send your money away or pay the fancy city
prices, Just look at oui coats and note the splendid qualities
and the low price. We are glad to serve you.
New York, April 3. The govern
ment has taken over the entire out
put of the "Bull Durham" cigarette
tobacco, manufactured by the Amer
ican Tobacco company at the com
pany's factories at Durham, N. "C,
and will devote it to the needs of
the American troops abroad, it was
announced here today. It was stated
that the government wiil pay the
same price for the goods as domestic
jobbers have been paying.
By THE HOUSE OF
There's only one way to insure clothes economy and
that is to buy quality clothes, honest fabrics and expert
tailoring. You can't have a lasting, satisfactory fit with
Good fabrics are scarcer than ever this Spring. They
are hard to get. The selection is important. Play safe.
Come to our store and rely on the reputation of The
House of Kuppenheimer for top quality and fine tailoring.
Fractional sizes and special models give every man
a fit. The best interpretation of the season's styles. Price
$22.50 to $37.50
The Kuppenheimer Shop in Plattsmouth
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and Xotict on Petition for Settlement
. In the County Court of Cass coun
t .Cc I ta s k i
' State of Nebraska, Cass county. s:
To nil persons interested in the es
tate of J. Henry Melsinser, Ieceasel:
On reading the petition of "Adam
Meisinirer, Executor, j.rayinpr a final
settlement and allowance of his ac
count filed in this Court on the 1st
day of April. and for a decree
assifrninjc the residue of said estate:
It is herehy ordered that you and
all persons interested in said niattrr
mav. r.nil do. appear at the County
Court to he held in and for said coun
ty on the 16th day of April, A. I.
I&iX, at two o'clock p. m., to show
cause, if any there be. why the prayer
of tiie petitioner should not he prant
ed, and that notice of the pendency of
said petition and the hearing thereof
he Kiven to all persons ;-.t-rested in
said matter by publishing a. copy of
this order in the Plattsmouth Journal,
a somf-weekly newspaper printed in
said county for one week prior to said
da v of liea fins:.
In witness whereof. I have hereunto
set my hand and the Seal of said Court
this 1st day of April. A. I .
aIjLiKN .i. b:-:kso.v.
(Seal) County Judfie.
Service Flasrs at the Journal Office.
The Celebrated Percheron
The allotment of Nehawka Pre
cinct Third Liberty Bonds is $26,-
Miss Donna Lawrey of Dunbar
spent the week ' end with Myrtle
Chappell of Nehawka.
Ralph Johnson and wife are mov
ing into Mrs. Burdick's property re
cently vacated by Mrs. Stoll.
Mrs. Robert Chapman and daugh
ters, Beatrice and Ruth were Avoca
visitors from Saturday until Mon
day with Mrs. Chapman's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Pittman.
Clarence Courtwright of Beaver
City came in Tuesday for a short
visit with his cousin. Will Country
man. Mr. Courtwright lived in this
vicinity for a number of years be
fore moving to -Beaver City.
Mrs. F. R. Cunningham received
a message from the Immanuel hos
pital that her sister, Florence Val
lery had gone through her second
operation Monday morning and her
condition appeared favorable
Arthur Rough, brother to John
and Stuart Rough of this place, is
here on a visit this week, obtaining
a furlough for this purpose from
the Army camp at Galveston. Tex.
He belongs to ;the artillery divi
Only one new case of scarlet fever
has developed the past week. Gran
ville Heebner, son of C. E. Heebner,
living west of town, has come down
with the -sickness since "last week.
Miss Margaret Wolforth departed
this morning for Gmaha, where she
is visiting for the day with friends,
and where she had some business
matters to look after. ,
F. W. Lehnhoff wa3 a visitor in
this city last evening and a guest
at the home of his mother and sister
over night departing this morning
for his home at Omaha and to look
after his business being that of a
GROW A WAR
We handle all kinds of
Onion Gets and Seed
We. will have a large line of
Tomatoe, Sweet Potato and
Cabbage Plants. ;
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and Notice on Petition for Settlement
of Account. f .
In the County Court of Cass coun
State of Nebraska. Cass county, ss:
To all persons interested in the es
tate of Margaret .1. I.undy. formerly
Marjraref J. Johnson, Deceased:
On reading the petition of Suhvila
May Iiiindy. praying a final settle
ment ami allowance of her account
tiled in this court on the 4th day of
April. 1918, and for final settlement
and distribution of the residue in the
hands of the administratrix.
It is hereby ordered that you and
all persons interested in said matter
may, and do, appear at the County
Court to he held in and for said roiin
tv on the lUh day of April. A. I.
191S, at 10:00 o'clock a. m., to show
cause, if anv there be. why the prayer
of the petitioner should not be grant
ed, and that notice of the pendency of
said petition and the hearing thereof
be i?iyen to all persons interested in
said matter by publishing n- copy of
this order in the Plattsmouth Journal.
a semi-weekly newspaper printea m
said county for one week prior to said
dav of hearlne.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto
set my hand and the Seal of said Court
this 1th dav of April. A. D. 191S.
ALLKN .1. BKESON,
Bv FLOREN'OF' VI1ITK,
TEDDY R. 97686
Teddy R. is a fine Percheron Stal
lion, black with white hind feet and
right front foot white. He was foal
ed March SO, 1912, and weighs 1800
lbs,. His sire was Morton, 6720.1;
by Epateur, 51S36 (64349); by
Bolivar, 40111 (46462); by Amilcar,
(19979); by Sultan, (4713); by
Bayard, (9495; by Estraba, 187
(736); by son of Jean Le Blanc,
R. J. Haynie returned this after
noon from a trip to Lincoln, where
he was attending a Beef Producers
Convention which has been holding
there this week, and while in the
capitol city h was in attendance to a
meeting of the shrine of the Masons
Laborers Wanted: 32c per hour
and up. Those engaged now and re
tained will receive further advance
in May. Packing House work. No
labor troubles here. Morton-Greg-son
Company, Nebraska City, Nebr.
One new Satley corn planter, all
One registered Short Horn animal
one 3ear old.
Also some young mules and
horses. Inquire of .
a8:tfw.) CHAS. T. PEACOCK
The Celebrated Young Jack,
Sandors is an excellent young
Jack, coming 7 years old, weighing
1000 lbs., plenty extra heavy bone,
black with mealy points. Sandors.
(529S) was foaled June 2, 1911. His
sire was San Salvador 2d, by Salva
dor, imported from Spain. Sandors.
was bred and owned by Frank Busch,
of Villa Ridge, Mo. He has been
inspected this spring by the State
Inspector and is sound in every way.
Teddy R. and Sandors wii make
the season of 19 18. 'at our home, six
miles west of Murray and six miles
east of Manley, every day in the
week, but only a limited number of
mares will be taken care of by
Teddy R. on account of his age.
Terms for Both Teddy
R. and Sandors! j
$12.50 and $15.00 to insure -celt
to stand up and suck. Parties ;dis-
posing of mares or removing from
the locality, service tee becomeo
due and must be paid immediately.
All care will be taken to prevent
accidents, but owners will not be
held responsible should any occur.
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