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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (July 11, 1918)
Prepared in the Interest of the People of Murray and Surrounding Vicinity Especially for the Journal Readers
Thrift Is Now a
The American people are
waking up. They resent the
charge that they are wasteful.
Bank deposits all over the
country are increasing by leaps
A re you a depositor ?
If you are not, join the finan
cial prepcrednecs army. Man
age to lay aside a certain
cmount of cash. We'll be glad
to explain our banking system.
Four per cent interest on time deposits.
Our deposits are protected by the State Guaranty Law.
Mont Shrader was an" Omaha visi
Miss Vera Yardley was a county
s?ut visitor Saturday.
Charley Creamer was numbered
with the sick this week.
Mrs. (J i;s. Mir.niear has been quite
ilck tor the past few days.
Alex. Campbell was a county seat
visitor last Saturday afternoon.
.Mr. and Mrs. "Walter Sans spent
the day in Omaha last Saturday.
Mrs. Joe Hathaway spent Sunday
wirh Mr. and Mrs. Verge Arnold.
Mrs. Ray Campbell was a county
seat visitor last Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wheeler spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Urunson
Cnclc George Shrader has been
numbered "with the sick for the past
Anderson Davis, who lias been on
the sick list for most of the spring,
remains about the same.
Mr. and Mrr. Joe Bounds are re
joicing over the arrival of a fine new
hoy at their home on Saturday, July
J. I. Shrader and daughters Mar
rvh? a" 1 .Marie cam? down from Oma
ha and spent Sunday with Mr. Shra
Miss ; l:a Baker spent the Fourth
with friends in Omaha, and came on
home for a Friday and Saturday vis
it with home folks, returning to Lin
Burn to Mr. ami Mrs. Joseph
Mracek. a baby boy, on last Thurs
day. July -5th. Both the mother and
little i. ne are doing nicely. It is
Kiid by the neighbors that Joe was
very patriotic on the Fourth, but
ft It like buying all the great big can-no:.-
fireciickers that lie could find
in the c?:. iinur.if y and firing them
off in l,.i::ur of the new son born on
the f;rt-at Independence day .
Here's a special on
The price which ve name here for quick action,
is cheaper than the material could be bought to-day,
to say nothing of labor, thread, buttons and increased
freight to bring them to us.
We bought them right, and here's your chance to
buy them the same way. Ail sizes
Big roomy Unionalis just
Mrs. George Shrader has been on
the sick list for the past few days.
Verge Arnold was looking after
some business matters in Murray last
Mont Shrader and aunt, Georgia
Creamer autoed out to Louisville on
business last Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Tat Campbell and
feon Peter, were looking after busi
ness in Murray Monday.
John Jacob, the little son of Mr.
and Mrs. John Stones was on the
sick list for a few days the past
Mrs. Addie Stokes and sister, Mrs.
Will Stokes were visiting with
PlatUmouth friends last Saturday
Miss Laura Puis spent a few days
in Lincoln last week, a guest of Miss
'Opha Baker, who has been attending
college in the capital city.
I). L. Adams, who has been living
out near Bethany for the past two
years, was in and near Murray for
a couple of days this week looking
after his farm in this county to which
he wishes to move in time for the
work next spring. Lou says he likes
old Cass county better than anywhere
else, and would be glad to locate with
us again. We hope he finds some
thing to his liking and he and his
family will move back to Cass county.
Miss Ogla Minford returned home
from Lincoln last week, and has ac
cepted a position in the Murray State
Bank. Miss Ogla will make a very
valuable assistant for Cashier Boe
deker. and we predict will soon get
in line with the work like an old time
banker. Miss Jessie Barrows, who
has been in the bank for the past
few months will prepare herself for
the winter term of school. She has
accepted a school in North Dakota
and will teach up there this winter.
the thing for harvest.
Lloyd Gapen was shelling out has
corn Tuesday of this week.
Duck eggs for sale at 50 cents a
.etting. Oldham Stock Farm.
Miss Clara Young was a Lincoln
visitor last Saturday and Sunday.
Minford & Creamer shipped a cr
?f l.otrj to Saih Omaha Tuesday
Mrs. John Campbell has been num
bered with the sick for the past few
Jays. Lyle Lawton visited with his
mother in Lincoln last Saturday and
Searle Davis snipped a car load of
oss to Nebraska City Monday of
For Sale Young Red Poll Bull!
Call Phone No. 1721. Frank Hogaie,
Murray, Neb. G-27-tfdw
George Lloyd shipped a car of Cat
tle to the South Omaha market Tues
day of this week.
Frank Schlichtemeir shipped a
:ar of cattle and one of sheep to the
south Omaha market this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Harris, of Iowa, are
i.ere visiting at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Crede Harris, east of Murray.
Omar Schliehtemeier and George
Lloyd shipped a mixed car of cattle
and hogs to the South Omaha mar
ket this week.
W'm. Human and family, who have
jeen working on the Schlichtemeir
farm for the past season, are moving
back to Murray this week.
Mrs. W. E. Dull and sister, Mrs.
Hanna and daughter Mary, were vis
iting at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
John Rutherford in Plattsmouth ov
er last San day.
Word has been received here from
Corpus Christi, Texas, to the etloei
that Robt. Patterson, son of the late
Silas Patterson, is confined to his
home suffering with pneumonia.
John Jenkins and wife, from over
in Iowa, came down last Sunday for
a few days visit in Murray, guests
at the home of Mr. Jenkins' mother.
Mrs. Levi llusterholz and Mrs. Ger
tie Beckncr, si ml Mr. and Mrs. John
Farris and f&n:Py were Sunday vis
itors at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Lee I'a-ris, east of Murray.
The greater portion of the harvest
of this community has been com
pleted and the small grain looks to
be in a fair condition, but not up
to the average crop in quantity.
Aj B. Boedeker, who had his fing-
er so badly injured a few days age,
had th;t member removed on July
3d. He is getting along very nicely
at this time and anticipates no furth
er trouble from the injury.
Searl-? Davis delivered an excel
lent four-minute talk at the Puis &
Gansemer hall on last Saturday eve
ning. It did not really require four
minutes of Searle's time to tell his
audience what a true American was.
and he done it right too.
Marl; Furlong, who was so ser
iously injured last week by a run
away team hitched to a mower, is
now reported out of danger. He is
still suffering a great deal from his
injuries. Mark's many friends hope
that he will soon be out and enjoy
ing lh:? best of health in the near
Mrs. H. C. Long returned home
from the hospital in South Omaha
last Friday. She is slightly improv
ed. It will be remembered that Mrs.
Long is suffering with blood poison
ing, received by running a rusty nail
into her foot several months ago, and
her improvement from the injury has
been very slow.
James Hendricks, who lias been
r.t the Methodist hospital in Omaha,
for the past few weeks, fur removal
of cateract from his left eye, came
down to Murray Monday and will
remain here with his brother, Wm.
Hendricks, until entirely recovered.
Mr. Hendricks is a resident of Cedar
The farm machinery repair busi
ness has been keeping Ted Barrows,
of the Murray Hardware and Impl
mrnt Co.. on the run for the past
two weeks. Everybody wants re
pairs and they want them in a hurry
at that. In the future it would be a
wise thing for all the farmers to ex
amine all their harvesting machinery
before the season for their use ar
rives and place their orders for re
pairs in advance. It will save time.
Fred Schaffer came in from the
Schaffer Bros, ranch, at Ferguson,
Nebraska, last Saturday, where he
has been living looking after their
interests for the past number of
years. Mrs. Schaffer and little babe
and daughter. Miss Ethel, have been
here visiting with relatives for the
past few weeks, and will return home
with Mr. Schaffer Wednesday. Fred
says all crops are looking good in the
wcEtcrn part of the state. He has
cut the second crop df alfalfa, and it
made a good yield.
If any of the readers of the
Journal know of any social
event or item of intertM In
this vicinity, and will mall
same to this office. It will ap
pear under this beauine. We
want all news Items Kditoh
Miss Edith LaRue came down from
Omaha last Sunday to spend the day
with home folks. !
Mrs. Baumeister, of Plattsmouth,
has been visiting at the home of Mrs. ,
Dull for the past few days. j
The "fighters" for Liberty District
No. S, will hold a meeting on Sat
urday evening, July ICth, at nine
o'clock sharp. Mr. Rawls, of Platts
mouth, will be present and assist the
organization in every way possible.
Everyone in the district is requested
to attend this meeting.
A LETTER FROM CAI.IP DODGE.
! Co. H, C50 Inf., July 4, 191S.
Mr. J. I. Fitch,
My Dear Uncle:-
I will write you a few lines today,
as it is my birthday. We celebrated
at the River View Park. It being
the first time I had missed being at
home for 2 6 years. I remember fif
teen years ago today. We motored
out to a celebration held in a grove
of F. M. Young's near Murray. I
said motored out. Well our car con
sisted of a lumber wagon with the
t-ide boards off, and two spring seats
, and a chair or two in the back. Now
I am taking it by land and foot.
(Some change. ) I wish you could
have been here yesterday. We had
a big regimental parade, a contest
t between the twelve companies. And
the Col. picked on our company as
being the best marching company in
the regiment. Therefore the Col.
! presented us with the Regimental
flag, and made the rest of the com
panies come to present arms while
we marched up and got the big flag.
I'll tell you he was a beauty. Maybe
you think our old Captain didn't
rear his shoulders back and feel
proud. And about us boys, well. I
can't express cur feelings, only I
' know we whooped and yelled every
step of the way home. You can
imagine how we felt.
I got to be company barber all
right. This morning I was cutting
our Lieut. 's hair. (He was a cow
puncher before he got this office.) I
asked what was on top for tomorrow.
He said we were going down to the
Depot brigade to a little neck-tie
party, that is what he called it, but
I have a different name for it from
that. They are going to hang three
negroes. I don't know just whether
I want to indulge in it or not, but
if they say so. I am there on the
Well I will give you a little rifle
range news too. I think the rifle
practice is the most interesting thing
in the army life. If you could only
have been here, am sure you would
have enjoyed it as well as I did, the
first time out. You can imagine
about how one would feel the first
time up. I never had shot a large
rifle like that before, and among
about eight thousand soldiers, where
they were firing thousands of shots
every minute. I'll tell you it would
make the be&t of us shake a little
if not a whole lot.
The first ton shots fired 1 got ten
bull's eyes and when the day wound
up I was first over all, and that was
the time I felt proud. The next day
was rapid firing, and we were only
supposed to shoot twenty times in
two minutes, at the best that is,
you only shot five shots and reloaded
five more till you had shot the twen
ty. I made the record in one minute
and twenty seconds, scoring fifteen
bull's tyes, which was the "oest again.
So they took me off the range and
gave me the job of coaching the rest
of the boys, and telling them how to
shoot. It is a snap only the noise is
so bad; you have to keep cotton in
both ears because you sit between
two fellows shooting. We start at
:.'!0 in the morning and shoot till
i:00 at night. Then there are our
iixty pound packs we have to march
home under four miies think of
that. We will have a ninty pounder
to lug when we get over there. May
the Lord help me when I have to
carry that. We arc supposed to go
from here to Italy in the near future.
We sure get well fed here. Some
of our meals taste like $5.00 -ones,
especially when we return from a
twenty mile hike.
Well, I could set here and write
all night and tell things that hap
pen, but expect you all get tired
reading this, so I will save the rest
till I get back I mean till the war
is over, for they wont give any passes
to anyone. Give my regards to all,
and tell them I am feeling fine.
With love and good luck to you, I
remain as ever, your nephew.
E. Wayne Lewis.
Rand-KcNally war maps Tor sale
at the Journal offics.
Murray Christian Church.
Sunday School at 10 a. m. A class
for every one.
Morning Worship at 11 a. ni. Sub
ject "The Christian Life" one of
Evening Worship at 8:30. Sub
ject "As We Sow, We Reap."
Come to the Church that has a
message and a welcome for every
one. C. E. HANNAN,
Mrs. George Parks and Mrs. Wm.
Wiley will entertain the Christian
Church Ladies Aid Society on Tues
day afternoon, July 17th at their
home. All members try to be present.
EUGENE APPLEGATF. IS
WOUNDED IN FRANCE
From Monday's Daily.
Word reached us Tuesday morn
ing that Eugene Applegate. one of
the first boys to enlist from this
place had been wounded or the
western front in France. T-.is is
the first casuality from this place
and came as a great shock to all.
Eugene enlisted in the Marines
about a year ago and has b3n in
France several months The meager
news received of his being wound
ed states that he was woun led in
the right hip and arm, but how ser
ious is not tevealed, other thii that
he was in a Paris hospita' and
that he was getting along fine. We
hope it is true and that his injuries
are not serious.
This newspaper received a letter
from him just a few minutes oefore
the news came of his being wounded.
In the letter he stated he was well
and getting along fine. As ne?r as
could be determined from his letter
he was in the trenches at the time
which was May 27th. According to
the last in formation 'he was wound
ed June 5th. Union Ledger.
CUTTING WHEAT WITH TRACTOR
From Monday's Iaily.
Robert L. Propst was cutting
wheat with a tractor last week, and
even if the weather was warm he
was able to push the machine right
into the grain, not hurting the hors
es, pnd the machine was willing to
work 24 hours in the day without
any kicking. He says no one could
get him to go back to the proposition
of cutting with horses.
HOW THEY ENJOY IT.
To Plattsmouth Journal greetings.
In Philadelphia, where I now am is
St. Stephens church, one of the old
est churches in the city, has become
St. Stephens club for service men
There are rest rooms, entertainment
every evening and always refresh
ments for both soul and bodj The
little verses tells how we enjoy it:
Gratefully I sing to you
Old St. Stephen's club,
How we service men do love,
Your shows, and your grub.
Old St. Stephens club,
Organized for us,
Nothing ever wearies you.
Or seems to make you fuss.
Tho when we share your bounties,
We eat more than our shares,
Or rest our very weary limbs.
And go to sleep in your chairs.
Oh, Philadelphia people,
So gentle and so kind,
I'm sure for all you do for us,
A place in Heaven you'll find.
So I sing St. Stephen's club,
The service men all love.
And we'll not forget your kindness,
When we're called up above.
Fred G. Dawson.
FRANK REBAL IN FRANCE.
From Holiday's Daily.
The friends and relatives of
Frank Rebal have received word of
his safe arrival in France, which
is making a quick, trip for him as
he has only been gone from here
for about sixty days. Frank joined
the navy and has made rapid pro
gress in becoming fitted for tl;a posi
tion, which he went to serve in.
A. Liebershal, wife and daughter
Miss Hortense, of Marquette, Mich
igan, are visiting in the city, for a
week or so with their relatives and
friends being guests at the home of
Mr. Liebershall's brother and par
ents, Frank J., Joseph and John
W. R. YOUNG
Always Ready for Sale
Dates far or near.
SATISFACTION OR NO PAY!
REVERSE ALL. CALLS
Telephone 1511 Hurray Exchange
White Queens ware!
A Fine Line just received at our store that
we would like to show you.
We expect a nice line of
in the very near future, and you will do well
to hold your orders until it arrives.
E.-2- FC3UIT JARS
at prices that are right!
Puis & Gansemer,
Come and See The
Alamo Electric Unit
For Farm Lighting
THE Alamo Electric Unit is just what you
have always had in mind
a safe, complete, economical, trouble-proof,
simple, compact electric light and power plant.
Nowadays, when labor is short and every minute
counts, the Alamo Unit will save its cost in actual work.
All the Light and Power You Need rip.
. . .... ...
Electric Light you need about the
and outbuildings. And
plenty of power to run
all light machine s, such
as the churn, the sep
arator, the water pump
and other conve
niences. Let Us
We want to show
you the Alamo Electric
Unit and explain hi
exclusive features to
you whether you are
ready to buy or not.
At least see acd learn
L. H. Pols Garage,
From Monday's Dally.
Mr. and Mrs. Fhillip Leiper and
two children were spending the
Sunday yesterday at Omaha and
Council Bluffs. Yesterday wa the
fifth anniversary of tneir marriage,
and they took tho occarion for a
holiday and picnic. Coming to tLe
And What It Means to You
We Have a Joint Interest in
And We Wish to Join With You in Every Way to
Promote the Community's Interests.
In a sense, this community is
like a farm it pays according
to the way in which it is
The successful farmer co-op-crates
with his farm.
Knowing that certain soil
elements are necessary to heal
thy crop growth, he sees to it
that these elements arc main
tained. The same principle holds
good in community development.
Our community is composed
of two closely related elements
town and country.
They are both essential to
healthy community growth. Ne
glect or mistreatment of either
of them by the other affects
both it injures the whole com
1 1 . U L-
bouse, bam jfftKmi
city they were going to Omn'-a on
the earl3r train, but missing U they
went via Pacific Junction, and cele
brated the recurrance of th mar
riage, by having a merry tinie any
Now is the time to join the War
Stamp limit Club. See Chas. C
Parmele for particulars.
munity. Doth elements must
Accomplishing this is t-imply
a matter of sincere co-operation
among all of us in this com
munity. Our idea of our own part to
play for community good in a
business way is
To sell only such implements
as have the quality to give high
grade results in the field.
To consider good performance
,by our implements as a part of
To sell every implement at
a fair price.
To practice the square deal
towards each and every custo
mer. On this basis we invite the
co-operation of every farmer in
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