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THURSDAY. AUGUST , 191S
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
MURRAY STATE BANK
OF GASS COUNTY
SANK OF COMMERCE
FI0ST SECURITY BANK
CEDAR CREEK, NEB.
CAPITAL AHD SURPLUS $13,008
CAPITAL AKD SURPLUS $15,000
CAPITAL AK0 SURPLUS $80,000
CAPITAL !M SURPLUS $23,000
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $10,000
FRANK STANDI: It
A I f! TFT STANDER
thomas r parmrls
VM. J. RAU.
Our Facilities Enable
NEWS FROM ALVG
Mr. ::r.d Mis. J. V. YRkers dn.ve
to Lincoln Saturday.
John Ehii'tt Sr.. -v..s in Lincoln
n l,'i-:ii---. Wed :;. stlay.-
V.. 11. Reitz an! I':.i:;ily spoilt Sun
! .' in Waverly at. 1 Ashland.
ind I'r.nity and family spent
Sund-iy at the el. i'. Foreman home.
Tbe Aho 'll.lUta lr.lA ope us Aug.
5 !: r.nd v. cx;i "C an excellent jro
fn.m. Mi.- s I ::;i Thomas N vi-!Tlnjr her
f-run "par. r.'s Mr. and Mrs. Henry
: -: v.
X. . - M :c.
ft hi.-T we--l;
f.r ;ru'i to v:-:T
i ;-. .. Z'.'r.r :av'
t ) Mi!:' -nl S ir.'iav
::!! e red
sr a ft- v.-
fi'i-ir v itii r.-Iat i vos.
?!r.-. ('ha. Sm- 'ii and r':iilr-n
?:.i)Tf;r'd dov.n from Rising City
M!iday to visit relatives.
VI. r. :!;--- Ert'r.r-r 1. .-T a 'id
! r Ai'r a i' tliv Ii:n1
f Ik-; Sa?-jr-T;,y r.v. S:i:id.;y. '
Ir. p.r.d Mr,. J. M. S:::i'h a r. I
I ui filter s. ; Lincoln, were Sunday
.: at OrviHt? Robert soil's.
.Mr. and Mr.-. Arthur Skinner and
c-liildrt-n Kit Tu-day for a visit
.iih relatives in Deuel county.
Mr?. Clifford App'er.ian left last
T- 1 -
to vi.-it her
1. al:and v.-ho i? in training there.
Grandpa Front y was real iek last
Thursday morning hut 5eenis to he
r. -tir.ii easier aain at this writing.
L:fi? .Mullen and Will Sutton re
turr. "d lnur.e from Chr.ppp'.l. Mon
t.:y v.l erf they liave hern helping
vith the liar vest.
Mr. :.nd Mr.-. J. II. Elliot sr.. Miss
Crace Elliot and ?dr. Win. Atchison,
f-:.. of Elm wood, drove to Flatts-i.-ouih
T"e-, lay on business.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Friend enter
tained Mr. and Mr:. A. I. Rird and
.i:-f m at n picnic dinner Sunday
: : tl,eir l-oine west of town.
Mr. and Mrs. Oeo. Foreman and
! ir.-'jters of Valparaiso, motored
r.i'vr. Tu.-day and vi: ited relative-?
r few y. Thy returned home
Tr. ar.d Mr. M. Jordan n.otor-
d t i L
T!iurs!ay where Mrs.
iv : ! w rk d r. They
v -" r.ec.tr'pani-.
Tf. A. I'.ailey wa in
Lincoln S3t- J
urdav r.ir.ht. Hi' daughter
Sk i :
lfl?2 Cj LS
CIIAS. C. PARMELE, President.
FRED NUTZMAN. Vice-President.
V. CKEN P.OEDEKER, Cashier.
Iconomically and on this Basis We
Oree Railej- accompanied him home
Sunday on No. IS, returning Sunday
evening to Lincoln.
Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Garcia and
children and Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Sink r-' of Ciatonia. i-pent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Thomas
and Mr. ar.d Mrs. Dan Williams.
1 r. L. Muir lias received word that
his brother has arrived safely over
seas ami Mr. and Mrs. Fred Prouty
have aho received word that their
son Lee had arrived over-eas safe
ly. Mi.-s T.ih-tha Swarfs suffered a, se
vere att.uk of appendicitis Satur-
S!ie was taken to St.
Elizabeth's, hospital at Lincoln Sun
day, for an operation. She is re
X. II. Meeker and family of Oreen
v.or.d f-pent a few hours Sunday
vith Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Foreman.
Their T, X. H. Jr.. is wi'n them,
being home on a furlough from Ft.
Worth and will be sent to Xew
Mrs. Emma Cashner came down
from Lincoln Monday, leaving Mr.
Cashner much improved and hope
ful that he may soon return home
f"r two cr three weeks stay before
re-tumir.;; to the hospital lor an op
Jv.e Foreman is home from Eusti.-.
Va.. on a 10 days furlough. Miss
Ltota Alderman accompanied him
home from Omaha Sunday morning.
Trey left Sunday evening for Stew
art, Xib.. where Joe went on busi
ness and Mis.s Alderman will visit
The teachers and superintendent
of the primary room of the M. E.
Sunday school gave a picnic Wcd
nesdav afternoon at Iicyles' grove
for the pupiis of their classes and
their mothers. More than a hund
red were in attendance though sev
eral families were not represented.
Refreshments were served and a
very delightful time was had.
The farewell reception for Mr. and
Mrs. Weidman. given at the Mart
X?ckd heme Thursday evening, by
the Friday Club of which Mrs. Weid
man has been a member, and vice
president, was well attended. A de
licious and patriotic surper was
served in cafeteria style on the
lawn, after which a very enjoyable
musical program was given. The
guets enjoyed themselves immense
ly and the members feel they were
quite successful in planning tins so
cial affair for them. Mr. and Mrs.
Weidman will soon leave for Elliott,
Iowa, to enter the mercantile busi
ness there. The club feel the loss
of Mrs. Weidman. as a member, very
keenly. Her interest and lovaltv
The Bed Sox
Bed Sox Bo!! Park
The Iilorris Packing Co., have been
scheduled to play the next two Sun
days, Aug. 10 & 17. They beat the
F.cd Sex here before, but the boySjI
pre going; to get revenge Sunday, as
they are working hard to get in the
best cf shar.e. Come one, come all.
Us to Handi
were very marked and we hope new
fields with greater opportunities '.'.ill
be her lot in hor new location.
Letter From Camp Dodge.
This letter was received by Miss
Emma Hansen from her brother at
Camp Dodge. Iowa. July ).
Dear Sister and all:
1 received your letter today and
Mas glad to hear from you. The
pictures sure were fine. I just got
to see te;n and that was all; as
quick as they hit the sun they were
gone. You don't need to send me
any pictures for I sruess I v. ou t
out of here for two months. Tii-m
maybe I (an cme h .:.: before I go.
Some say I can look for a call any
day but I don't think so.
I have not fot my uniform y-t.
hut we will get then) tki- w.-td:. I
sure have got my suit ruined now.
Yen asked me If I had pot to see
Henry C. X'o I haven't, becau " we
can't got out. The sickness is hold
ing down alright yet. Rut the re is
'juite a few dying and getting '.:ill
ed. There was one shot in our com
pany the other r.itht. lie tried to
get away and got a bullet in the
It was r.nit a n sight tli d-vy we
got the shot in the arm end back.
There were so many that fainted.
We were lined up for dinner and
they began to drop all around so
tiiey u:smis,ceu us. I stood it line.
and both, of mine took effect so I
only have one mre to take. That
will be the worst one. You asked
about that comfort kit. I did not
get one. Iiut there icm't anything
I need unless you want to send me
a sweater if you can get one ihct
don't button dov.n the front. It
has been pretty cold the last two
How do your papers state ah ;ut
the war. all we can hear is that the
Yanks are capturing and killing the
Huns by the thousand-.
We had it pretty easy la-t week
hut say they are giving it to us
this week. I wished you could se"
the trained "Soldiers", it. sure is
pretty to see them mireh. You
know how it sounded that day in
Plattsmouth. Oitr company can
beat that now. There : re "P.O in
our company. When v. e hit the
pavement it sounds ni'e too. You
should see the exercise we got ?o
go through, some you never v.e uhl
think of. It Miro loosen's every
murcle in you. it made my breast
feel better. Yi'e lmve a nice hunch
of officers, if you arc? half whit
with them. If you don't do as thev
say it won't ho easy sailing. The
officer was telling us the rules the
other day and how to do. He nid
"if you meet jn nfinr nn;' did net
salute him just nod yo-;r k-al and
say Hello ar ff vo ,ij(in-t v.-fi.;i
be Hello with th' O cut of;'. The
rejected ones went hnm todrv ro
if I would of been one r would be
heme tomorrow. Rut T guess it will
be Rerlin or Rust. I don't care now.
I am in and going to stay to the
finish. That is one thing sure I
never think of us getting killed. I
n;ny get to go up to Des Moines Sat
urday P. M.. lots of nice girls up
there, they sav. and a nice p;frk. I
know the park is nice. We enme
past it when we ' come out to the
camps. You can send a cake some
time if it in't too much bother. I
sent Inn, Louise and TilUe all a
letter so I can get news all around
the country and cards to Art and
l-.'mer rveyver. also Violet. You
tell Violet and Ina to be sure and i
, ... . !
nie him oine long letters, i guess
lia(, betfer qnit and go w( a hath
Tell all the kids and folks hello
and don't be long abort writing.
Co. 37. 10th Bat. lf.f! D-f Rrigaue,
CIIAS. O. PARMELE
TWO MAS E. PARMELE
R F. PATTERSON.
F. O. EOENlIF.RtJEIt
Your Busmess in .this
Cordon Rlaik was in Omaha a
the r.r.-t of the "tek.
Mns Viola Everett is vi-i;
rcdatives and friends in Elliott. la.
Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Thimgar.
motored to Omaha ?.!onday evi'.jing.
Miss Kathrvn Cotdirv
v : i t
fr-h-nds at. Ashland a few days
Dan Pati-ka and Wi'l X '
itit-;: dto (hnaii:; S I'urclnv. rc!
Mrs. Ray Svanon and son Vil
!i;.ni of Ashland, are v;.-:ting at th
Mi.-s Ruth Ih.-.'ri- e. of Wet p;::g
Water ir a gu:?t cf M Iss Cla ly S-;r-rick
Mr; . 'onrad Raumg". rtne r and
'at; r Ilildagard are vi-dting
-cda fives in Chicago.
i'aul Selo'rre had a finder hadiy
tni'h'd wh i ie' "vr-rl: i r: g with hi- win'!
mill one day last week.
Miss Vera Eisenhrt of Line "dn is
-Fpnd:r.g her vacation with relatives
iendi at t!.i nh
Mi.-s Mi'.ler and Mi-s
'- ,!. : : of
f T her
f Lincoln were Satur lay in..
" !: ' 'aiter's pr rents !iere.
Miss Delia Eickhoff left f
i:oir.e in OklalK'TU:!. ri'rer r--n
few weeks v. ith relatives
P. S. Crink and family of Mal
vern, Iowa, formerly of this place,
were Sunday guests of John Cu tin
Mis Rose Amgwert returned to
Council EhiiYs Sunday ltoon af:er
spending two weeks ith home
Emil Kueliu returned la.-t Wv:!-nd-'y.
from De.el county, where be
was helping with the harvesting for
t wo weeks.
Mr. and Mrs
Harry Gillepie and wife motored to
Omaha Sun 'lay where they attend
ed the races.
Miss I.illie Amgwert and Master
Rennet h Lett of Couneil Rluffs. la.,
arrived Sunday to s-eml two weeks
with relatives here.
Mrs. O. E. McDenalu rnd son Rob
ert returned Wednesday from a
week's visit with relatives at Xarka.
Kansas, and Lincoln, Xebr.
Mrs. Jav Hitchcock and dauch.tet-
i : a v e; or i; ca m e i o v n
shiturdr v fee a !'" days with
pa rent -.4 L. X":i ;;.:! i.nd wife.
Miss Florence Sheller who h.s
been spending a few weeks with old
time friends in this vicinity. re
turned to her home in Omaha Sat
Paul Goehry left Friday morning
for Johnson county where he has
recently purchased a farm, he went
with the necessary machinery and
horses and will put in his wheat
wti ile thr-e '
Mr. and Mrs. Rertie Preston and
daughter Mildred came in Friday,
ior Infants and Children
In Ugg ForGves30 Yanrs
Always be arj f
00, II. 0. LEOPOLD!
peclnl Attention DSMetise ef Women
ACUTE IiISEASES TREATED
Eyes Tested ar.d Glasses Fitted
Siht Calls Answered After Hears
and Sundays by Appointment.
s:30 a. in. to 12:00 1:J0 v. m. to 5:20
THOMAS E. PARMELE. President.
CIIAS. C. PARMELE. Vice-President.
I "A EL FITZGERALD,' Cashier.
RALPH R. LARSON. Asst. Cashier.
ike. Ford route, from G::rf!eld
8!i(i v. ill visit lor a week or
r:-.r.' v. ::!. the C. F. iiite family, they
. ill a'.-o vi.dt ;.! Alvo before re
turning home. ,
Harry GiRv. pie, W. O. Gillespie
ar.d v. it'e were .t Lincoin Sunday,
where they with Miss Vera Eisenhut
cf Lincoln a lid Will McXamara and
family ci" Me'ool Junction, Neb.,
i.nd Harry Fillings of Springviow.
Xbr.. euj.-.yt-d a picnic dinner and
'inner at Ante! ope par::. The lat
ter is a cousin of Mrs. Gillespie and
.dr. McXamara and is in training at
he State Farm hut xpvt-tv to leave
.".opicut.tuhal exhibits at
state faiil will ee eest
A cmp""-n in the intore3s of a
'lid VeUter iiihit o
:rts at th
rcbraska State Fair
being conducted throughout the
-.-taff. says bulletin t lie Xe-
'raslca State Foard of Agriculture.
nd ir is hi ii-ved thai tl'.e re-u'.t
v.-iii he the fin ett agricultural ex
hibit ever shown at any Fair.
The 'farm products exhibit at the
Tehr ka State Fair I. a?, hal few
rr'::-,!s c'eo-ig ether r.tate fairs and
... (,f Xe' rn-ka's ft rongest ex
klbits. The campaign for an even
'ig.'-er (x'nihit is being c-.-nducted as
i ne;:r.s of stimulating food produc
tion. A fine exhibit will be the
r.eT.s r f interesting mor-? people in
"ood product inn as v.c!I as affording
farmers a vaiuab!. e.iiject lesson in
the study of arieties cf products.
N; le--s esrenfial is the enthu.sia.-rn
tha: is arou.-ed through string the
prir..? winning products that stand as
the standard of perfection.
T.rED SURPRISES CONVENTION'
'The chance of fr"nt on suffrage
r.nd prohibition was caused by Wil
lis E. Reed, when he surprised the
convention by making a e'ren-out
demand for a suffrage and prohibi
tion plmk in the platform.
" T am for woman suffrage,' he
said. 'Women are entitled to vote,
not only as their right, but because
oT the splendid self-sacrifices they
have mnrle in the war.' "
"The rpp!au?e from the conven
tion prevented Reed from contin
uing for a time.
" 'Ratification of the national pro
l.M i'i' n r.menument ought to be the
S3 e 5w a
a, It t li i
Bopresen!2!iii3 to Congress
Fir&t District of Nebraska
Motto: A Public Office is a
ouoiy Promptly and
first thing the next state legisla
ture does,' said Reed.
"Deleerates rose to their feet
cheering and waving their hat. Al
most at the same time National
Committeeman Mullen, James C.
Dahlmun and other leaders told I. J.
Dunn, A. A. Lamoreaux and other
men that they had urged the resolu
tions committee to include suffrage
;:nd prohibition in the platform.
"Licked, and Knew It."
" 'They saw the handwriting on
the wall. said Lamoreaux. 'When
t lie convention cheered both meas
ures as it did. the last ""ounce of fight
went out of opponents of suffrage
and prohibition.' 'They were lick-
Ssnflidafs for Bepyblioan domination
- 1 - .:-XxX,
.. .. .
" es ..;
For United States Senator
Was four times elected Congressman in Fourth District with Increased
majority each succeeding election. In 1916 ran nearly ten thousand ahead of
Only Republican Congressman from Nebraska In its fifty-one years of his
tory, who attained membership on Ways and Means Committee, the most
important Committee of the House of Representatives, and the one having
jurisdiction to prepare and present tariff, revenue and bond bills.
Is a graduate of an Agriculture College, resides on and conducts a large
farm. Has made a thorough study of the agricultural Interests of Nebraska
red the Northwest. Is recognized on the floor of the House as an authority oa
Has conducted a persistent fight against the discrimination in democratic
tariff end other legislation in favor of southern agricultural products, and
s; gainst those of the north. Has opposed prico fixing and market control
legislation for northern products while in no wise interfering with those of
Framed and forced through Congress measure for the control and the
eradication of hog cholera. Under the working of this legislation the depart
ment of agriculture estimates hog production increased twenty per cent and
a decrease of loss of nearly Cfty per cent. This was pronounced by an eminent
P'lthority as one of the best measures of food preparedness Congress enacted
prior to the War.
i Presented a bill and furnished argument before Committee and the House
fcr a similar measure for the eradication of tuberculosis in live stock which
raised the recent Congress.
Has always advocated and Toted for a large Navy and an adequate Army.
Has supported every completed War measure for the successful prosecution
of the War.
Is active in both Committee and the House and is recognized as one of tht
afc!c3t debators in Ccncrcss. . .. . .
WILLIAM SCHNEIDER, President.
W. II. LOTINES, Vice-President.
THOMAS E. PARMELE, Director.
PHICHESTER S PILLS
!IAilOM IIKAMI FILL, fu,
yem k nawn as bfot. Safest. Always Kclial -m
SOLD BY DRUGGISTS EVERYWHtRE
ed, and knew it' said I. J. Dunn."
From Omaha Daily News, July 31.
The foregoing is taken from the
report of the Omaha Daily News, of
July 31st, respecting the action of
the democratic state convention, and
is of special interest to the public,
in view of the fact that Willis E.
Reed is a democratic candidate for
Fnited States senator.
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