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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (April 22, 1918)
MONDAY, APRIL 22, 1918.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
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MANLEY STATE BANK
MURRAY STATE BANK
BANK OF CASS COUNTY
BANK OF COMMERCE
FIRST SECURITY BANK
CEDAR CREEK, NEE.
CAPITAL AHD SURPLUS $13,000
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $15,000
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $80,000
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $23,000
CAPITAL AH0 SURPLUS $10,000
THOMAS E. PARMELH
WM. J. RAU.
OVER THE COUNTY
The Armenian fund raised in this
precinct amounted to $2G4.00 in
stead of $24.00 as in the last issue.
V. H. Porter and wife antoed to
Nehawka Saturday afternoon to
attend the funeral of J. A. White
man. E. J. Mousey shipped a car load
of young cattle to Omaha -the first
of the week which brought him lG'.f
Miss Dovey Rarkhurst came down
from Omaha Monday afternoon or a
visit with relatives and friends.
C. F. Harris is now busy assessing
this precinct. If you see him coming
your way you kr.ow what to expect.
He is on the job, so do not try to
Mont Hob now has a force of men
busy grading down the bank across
t street from his home and hav
ing the dirt placed in the rear of his
residence, which puts the jard in
a much better condition.
T. V. Swan, who got his hand
caught in the gears of a gas engine
some time ago is getting along fine
at present. It was thought at first
he might lose part of his hand, hut
such is not the case. He has not
been to town since the accident hap
pened, but if he has no more bad
I tick, you will see him about in a
John Chalfant, one of Cass coun
ty's old pioneers died at the home of
his son. Jack, Monday evening. Mr.
Chalfant has been troubled with dif
ferent complications for some time
and with his advanced age was un-"
able to rally from the last attack.
He has a large number of friends to
mourn his death. He came to Ne
braska in the TOs and has lived here
.ninee 1 hat time.
Mrs. Minnie Anderson and son,
Amos, returned home last week from
Torrington. Wyoming. where they
had been visiting for several weeks.
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children
In Use For Over 30 Years
Piatt smouth Garage!
Y2 Block South from Main on Fifth Street.
WE ARE READY AT ALL TIMES TO
GIVE YOU SERVICE!
Bring in Your Cars
WE REPAIR ALL MAKES!
No long waits. We have mechanics to do your work
with a guarantee at all times.
WELDING, BATTERIES, RECHARGED,
HAWKEYE TIRES AND TUBES,
GAS AND OILS!
CHAS. C. PARMELE, President.
FRED NUTZMAN, Vice-President.
W. GLEN EOEDEKER. Crahler.
uv Facilities Enable Us to Handle Your Business in this County Promptly and
Economically and on this Basis We Envite Your Patronage.
Mrs. Anderson intended to spend the
summer there, but owing to the high
altitude was compelled to return
home on account of her health. Dur
ing the time they were there, Amos
shot a porcupine which he skinned
and brought the pelt home. They
had a very enjoyable trip and were
sorry to be compelled to return home
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Wm. Long was on the sick list a
number of days the latter part of
Mrs. Orin Baldwin left last Sat
urday to join her husband at Dig
Springs, Nebraska, where he has
Virgil Long, who is teaching in
the Beatrice public schools, visited
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Long on Saturday and Sunday.
A fine baby son was born to Mr.
and Mrs. Oral Cox on - Wednesday
morning. Mother and baby are do
ing nicely and the proud parents are
receiving hearty congratulations.
Mr. and Mrs., J. M. Creamer, of
Harrisburg, Nebr., visited at the
home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
C. L. Creamer from Sunday until
Tuesday, when they returned taking
their automobile with them.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Cobb left the
latter part of last week for Excel
sior Springs, where they will remain
for some time. Mr. Cobb goes there
in the hopes of benefitting his health
which has not been so good of late.
Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Berger return
ed home Saturday after having spent
the winter in California and at oth
er places on the return trip. They
are both looking fine and say that
they spent a most" enjoyable winter,
but are glad to get back home and
to see their many friends here again.
John Olsen and family are now
back again after having spent sev
eral months at Donophan, where Mr.
Olsen had charge of a large mill.
They have rented the Quinn prop
erty and will move to the same at
an early date. Mr. Olsen has a part
interest in the Elmwood Community
Mill & Elevator Co., with Mr. Ring.
The many friends of the Olsen fam
ily are glad to welcome them bac)c
to Elmwood again.
On last Sunday morning a little
visitor arrived at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Guy X. Clements and from
all reports she intends, to remain
and become their "star boarder."
The' are happy because of the birth
of this little daughter and Guy is
stepping pretty high and of course
Gtandpa and Grandma Clements arc
mighty proud of their first grand
child and are receiving hearty con
gratulations along with the happy
On Saturday afternoon as Si le
and a young man were coming :o
tov n, their team became frightened
by an auto on the Brockman hill,
the bit of one of the horses brol.e,
end the team started to run. The
young man jumped out but Si stav
ed with the team. The buggy was
turned over, Si was thrown out and
rendered unconscious for a short
time. He was picked up and brought
to the doctor's office where his in
juries were attended to. His no :e
was broken. The team ran on up
town and were finally stopped, but
the buggy was totally demolished.
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The oepot roof caught fire a?ain
Saturday from a passing train en
gine, but only a good sized hole was
burned in the roof as usual.
Will and Dan Foltz and Bird
Dawson an toed down from Soith
Omaha on Wednesday morning and
were shaking hands with old time
friends on the streets.
W. J. Philpot returned the first of
the week from Custer, Chase and
Perkins counties, and. says the crops
look fine and there has been plenty
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Ganav.av and
daughter were in town Tuesday he
twern trains while they were mov
ing from Wabash to Avburn. where
they will reside on a fa: in thre
miles from Auburn.
Treat Askew, wife and family,
came down from Omaha Monday ev
ening for a visit with home folks be
fore they move to Denver, Colorado.
Treat's run as baggage man will be
from Denver to Ogden.
W. P. Sitzmann, the Republican's
job . and ad man, has been absent
from t he shop this week on account
of sickness. This shortage in he
force, has put the Devil in the Edi
tor's chair and the editor at work.
Mrs. A. E. Jameson received the
sad news Saturday night of the death
of her mother, Mrs. S. W. Strain, of
Warren, Ohio. Mrs. Jameson did not
go to attend the funeral as she was
sick in bed when the message came.
Barney Lewis, of McCook visited
at the home of his sister, Mrs. Fred
Ronne a few days last week, leaving
Friday morning. Mr. Lewis is a vet
eran of the Civil war and is engi
neer with a run from McCook to
Another barber arrived in Weep
ing Water Friday morning. The
young man will be apprentice tor
some time, but will -make his home
with Mr. and Mrs. August Sitzmann.
who are overjoyed that so bright, a
young man has come to their house
to stay. Mother and son are doin';
Mr. V. A. Wood received word
that his two little daughters, Gt
2trude and Dorothea may soon ar
rive in Weeping Water on account
of the critical illness of their granl
mother, Mrs. James Iiolt, of Grand
Junction, Colorado, Jwith dropsy,
with whom they have been making
their ' home. Mrs. Holt for years
formerly lived at Syracuse, where
she will be remembered by many
H. IL Stoll, Harmon Beck end
Glen Boedeker, who accompanied
chas. c. parmele
Thomas e. parmele
r. p. patterson.
F. G. EOENEERQEtl
! Tom ' Cromwell to Perkins countv
last week were' in a wreck. The
sleeper they were in going out on
Sunday night, jumped the track just
east of Columbus, throwing Crom
well and Stoll out of their berths
and bruising them up considerably.
Mr. Stoll was in town Wednesday
morning and was complaining that
his shoulder was pretty lame, yet ho
said it was a close call as the sleep
er came near turning over.
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Mrs. J. H. Latrom and Mrs. Will
Latrom went to Omaha Thursday,
for a short May.
C. H. Wetenkamp shipped a car
load of cattle to Omaha the fore part
of last week.
Mrs. Rentier was taken very si.?k
Sunday evening, but is some better
at this time.
Carl Blonienkamp, of Hastings,
spent Sunday, with his brother, F.
W. Dlomenkamp and family.
Mrs. Xick Peterson is reported in
an improved condition, and it is ex
pected she will return home Sunday.
The condition of Mrs. H. K.
Frantz is reported mere favorable
the past few days, and friends hope
for her speedy recovery.
With one exception the teachers
for next year have been selected as
follows: A. K. Wilson, Lincoln, su
perintendent; Mary Spence and Miss
Stander, Louisville, intermediate;
Miss Piersol, Eagle, primary.
Mr. and Mrs. Clay Vaugh of Endi
cott, Nebraska, visited the family of
Carl Price Sunday of last week.
They were united in marriage the
day before and came to Eagle to vi.;
it relatives and receive congratula
tions of friends.
Mrs. M. E. Dratner gave a fine
chicken dinner Wednesday of la-t
week to the following friends: C.
W. Crabtree, wife and children, Mr.;.
Mamie Hudson and daughters and
Robert McClanahan. The dinner was
more than up to standard ami all en
joyed it to the utmost, as well as the
hostess's pleaf-ant and hospitable
25 head of good young horacs. AV
broke Can he seen at the Tom Til
son farm home. For particulars, see
Vallery & Tilson. . 2-18-d&
CHICHESTER S PILLS
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yean knoivuMiicst, batot. Always Kc!:aJ .!
SOLD BY DRUGGISTS EVEPMER
OF ALL KINDS
and pay "highest market price at all
times. Bring in your rags, rubber,
copper, brass, zink, lead and iron.
Turn that stuff into money, for you
can use the money.
Main St. Opposite Perkins Hotel.
Shop Phone 599.
THOMAS E. PARMELE. President.
CHAS. C. PARMELE,, Vlce-Presideut.
PAUL FITZGERALD, Cashier.
RALPH R. LARSON, Asst. Cashier.
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Mr. and Mrs. Edward Todd were
up from Plattsmouth Sunday visit
ing at the home of Mr. and Mrs. G.
Mrs. L. O. Remillard, of Omaha,
has returned home after a weeK's
visit with her old time friend, Mrs.
Mrs. J. P. Wood has returned
home from University Place, where
she spent the winter with her daugh
ter, Mrs. Louis Eddy. Mrs. Eddy
accompanied her home for a short
Bill Meacham, manager of "the
creamery, complains that someone
tore down a flag from his building
Sunday night. He says he knows
the boys who did it and would warn
them not to repeat the offense.
Mrs. Mary Fitzgerald is expected
to arrive home in the near future
from an extended stay in Hot
Springs, Ark., .where she went to
accompany relatives, Mr. and Mrs.
M. C. Kelly, of Greenwood, for the
benefit of Mrs. Kelly's health.
Charles Gaebel returned home
from the hospital in Omaha last
week, where he went for treatment.
He is not feeling very much better
rnd i3 not as strong as lie could
wish to be, but his friends hope that
he will regain his usual good state
C. C. 'Vosburg, a retired farmer.
Mving at Weeping Water, died Wed
nesday of last week from heart
failure at his borne. Mr. Vosburg
formerly lived in Louisville and
owned the property on Railroad ave
nue now' owned by Elmer Sundtrom.
He was S3 years of age.
Mrs. E. E. Hardin and little son,
who have been visiting her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. nrodine, in this
place, and with her sister, Mrs.
Darwin Vanscoyoc and family, at
Lincoln, expects to return to Camp
Cody, New Mexico soon as her hus
band Lieutenant Hardin, is expect
ing to be sent to France soon.
Mrs. Rudolph Heil left for St.
Francis, Kansas, last Thursday to at
tend a reunion of her family. Her
mother. Mrs. S. A. Loveland is at St.
Francis for an extended visit and
the other members of the family
gathered there for a short reunion.
Mr. Heil was unable to get away be
cause of spring work which cannot
be neglected at this time.
Mrs. Rachel Noyes received word
recently that her sister, Mrs. John
Carter, of Weeping Water, was quar
antined for smallpox. She went to
the country to nurse a sick child,
where there was smallpox, but was
not aware of the fact and did not
learn of it until after she had con
tracted it herself. She suffered only
a light attack and the worst feature
of it was the quarantine.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Troop and sons,
Robert end Tommy were Omaha visit
Mrs. Pearl, Schwartz and children
visited at the Philpot home Sunday,
Margaret stayed all night w:th
Mr. W. II. Schomaker and Lois
Carsten returned from Excelsior
Springs Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. J. W.. Gamble of Omaha, le
turned home Saturday after a week's
visit with her daughter and fam'.'y,
Mrs. H. L. Thomas.
Mrs. Chlora Allen moved to Platis
tiouth last Saturday, into her home
purchased a few weeks ago. Mrs.
Allen will be missed from the lodges
and other work in which sh took
The -quarantine was raised from
the Warden home Tuesday morning
and it is thought all danger of scar
let fever, is now past.
A family reunion will he held at
the home of Grand-pa Bock's, fat-irr
of Mrs. Geo. Hansen, Wednesday.
The occasion being in honor of his
Mrs. Lottie Rosencrans of Platts
mouth was a home visitor for a few
days, returning to her home Tuesday
evening, her mother and brother ac
We called at T. E. Fulton's Lome
the first of the week and found him
sick in bed. The illness is due to
kidney trouble, being painfu1 and
altogether very annoying.
The Seniors had their picture?,
taken at Lincoln Saturday. Miss
Sheldon took the girls down in her
car. They returned in the evening
Fern Cunningham stayed over for a
visit with an aunt, returning Men
day morning. The class is wearing
new pins which they received Men
day. The long-looked for event is finally
to take place. The Juniois announce
that their play, "Her Ladyship's
Niece" is to be presented Friday
evening, May 3rd. The Junior'- have
already spent a great deal of time
in practicing and will put on a very
creditable performance. Watch for
announcements next week concern
ing the sale of tickets.
SEED CORN FOR SALE
White Seed Corn. Call Phone No.
2."n-W. R. C. Cook. 4-22-2wkswkly
EGGS FOR HATCHING
Barred Plymouth Rock Eggs for
sale. Inquire'of C. L. -Wiles. Phone
3421. ' 4-22-2wkswkly
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WHILE YOU ARE ADLE TOIWORK AMD EARN MONEY
WHY CAN'T YOU PUT SOME OF IT IN THE BANK?
YOU CAN OPEN A BANK ACCOUNT WITH A LITTLE
MONEY AND YOU CAN ADD LITTLE SUMS THAT YOU
ARE NOW FIDDLING AWAY, UNTIL SOME DAY YOU'LL
FIND IT HAS GROWN INTO A BIG SUM, AND IT WILL
WORK FOR YOU IN YOUR OLD AGE.
WE PAY H PER CENT ON TIME DEPOSITS, AND 13 PER
CENT ON XMAS SAVINGS CLUB.
COME TO OUR BANK.
THE NEW BANK.'
SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES 50 CENTS PER YEAR
WILLIAM SCHNEIDER, President.
W. II. LOHNES. Vice-President.
THOMAS K. PARMELE, Director.
S. OWNS NO KAN'S
LAND IN LOERAIITE
With the American Army in
France, Wednesday April 17. Ann r
ican troops operating on the Lor
raine sector have taken over control
of No Man's Land. Pat ruling parties
are making almost nightly visits up
to the German wire entanglements
without encountering any resistance.
A lieutenant and a party of l-ven-have
made a five In ur exploring trip
penetrating to the third line and
making maps of machine gun and
snipers' posts and strong poiuts
without being .een by the enemy.
An artillery lieutenant in an ob
servation post righted a G-rnian field
kitchen coming up to the enemy l";ae.
lie gave his battery its position and
the kitchen wa destroyed with throe
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T. D. Daniels was a passenger to
Council Bluffs, Iowa, this afterno; ts.
where he is visiting with the Per.
J. M. Wells of that city, and former
ly a resident of this city.
Miss Katherine Egan v.as veiling
with friends for the afternoon at
Omaha going on the early afternoon
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