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MONDAY. AUGUST 2tJ. 10iS.
PI.ATTSJIOrTn SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL.
MANLEY STATE BANK
MAN LEY, NEB.
MURRAY STATE BANK
BANK OF GASS COUNTY
rmor onnnonrv par
k. . &
CEDAR CREEK, NES.
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $13,000
CAPITAL AHD SURPLUS $15,000
CAPITAL AHD SURFLUS SS9.0DD
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $23,000
GUFRMO SURPLUS 810,000
APfiUST STAN HER
THOMAS i:. PAllMELB
VM. J. HAU.
CHAS. C. PARMELE. President.
FRED NUTZMAN. Vice-President.
W. I.EN P.OEDEKER. Crabier.
IAS. C. PARMELE
it. F. PATTERSON.
F. G I.CENL'FROEa
THOMAS E. PARMELE, President.
CHAS. C PARM RLE. Vice-Y'red lent.
PA UF FITZGERALD, CnLier.
U.iM'H It. L ARSON. A-.'-f. Cbler.
WILLIAM SCHNEIDER. President.
vV. II. LOITNES. Vice-President
THOMAi-'. E. PARMRLE. IMrector.
C ?! V t Vilk
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Economically and on tins Basis Me snvree If our Patronage-
Ihz- c-.snr.!te Lkclric
: Llehi ar.d
iinis tin- u-.-itf-r ar.l grinds the
ft" 1. A n el!':t ha in! :tt chore time.
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I). LOW Omaha. Nth.
OVER THE COUNTY
i t v
Alex Mitchell died Tuesday even
ing stt .":!" at his home live miles
southeast of town where he had
lived for almost forty years and was
highly respected by his neighbors
and those that knew him. He .as
ninety years old the 12th day cl
last January. He has been a very
active man although quite feeble
for a number of years, but was only
confined to his lied two weeks be
fore his death.
Mr. and Mrs. I. V. Teasrarden
and little daughter. Cathryn. and
Mrs. J. M. Teagarden returned at
11:15 today from a two months'
auto trip to Ohio and Indiana, visit
ins their old homes and parents.
They report a splendid trip. No
tire trouble at all until the last
mile they came in on a flat tire.
Pretty good record for a trip of
3600 miles. They were glad to get
home of course.
Mi?s Riene Jameson returned
limine from Omaha Sunday evening
lUr a couple of weeks visit at home
before school $t?.rts. Siie will teach
ugain this year at Dundee.
At a meet ins? of the Fanners Un
ion lit ld lure Mcnday. it was decid-
1 to hold the Farmers Fnion An
nual Picnic at Weeping Water again
liiis yt.ir. The date for the picnic
v. ill bt- sop:. 1 1.
Mrs. T. '. Kunkl" of Madrid is
vi-itinc her mothr-r Mrs. W. H. Ly
nijii and .t!.r relatives here this
v--k. She says it is pretty lone-'t-v.f
at home since both of the boys
;! re in t lie service.
.Mrs. John Johnson of Herman is
visiting at the home of her mother,
Mrs. Stella Rutlor since last Thurs
day Hvcnin'.'. Her ron Clair who
!,:il l.-en visiting here returned
home Monday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Neis Sogard and
family left last week in their auto
f.r Clarion. Iowa, for a couple of
weeks' visit and outing. Nick
Holmes is looking after the eleva
tor business, while Mr. Sogard is
Mr--. Harris Nich of Raymond,
who visited her? a few days last
week returned home Saturday even
ing, taking her Earl Cole's
three little children, who will visit
their grandmother a lew days.
Mr. Sorenson of Omaha, who had
been visiting Mrs. Lars Nelson and
others bfre. returned home Monday
morning. She was accompanied to
Omaha by Mrs. Lars Nelson and Mrs.
Adolph Hansen who went to Omaha
to have little Paul's tonsils remov
ed. Frank Anderson has taken over
the stock business purchased of A.
I. Ralston. H has hired John
Wade to look after the business. His
daughter Miss Rosa is home from
Omaha and will keep the books for
the s'one quarry and also the stoek
business as well. Success to the new
Rimer Wormau received new:;
Wednesday of the sudden death of
his brother Charles at Southard.
Okla. l)e;ith resulted from heart
trouble. The body will be brought
t Weeping Water for burial. Uut
2 C 3fr J 3
E L M WOOD
C. S. Stone was a business visitor
to Omaha Wednesday.
Mr. Discel is very sick at the
home of his daughter. Mrs. W. E.
Mrs. J. IX Fentiman left on
Thursday of last week for a visit
to relatives at Belleville, Kas.
Mr. and Mrs. Neihart and Grand
ma Hollenbeck spent Sunday at
Weeping Water visiting at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Murtey
and Mrs. F. Fowler.
Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Turner and Mr.
and Mrs. James Turner and Grand
ma Turner motored to Camp Funs
ton. Kas.. Sunday to visit with
Wm. Rornemeier has been busy
the past week or so hauling mater
ials to his farm, where he is mak
ing some substantial improvements
to his residence property.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Humphrey and
son. Billy arrived safely at Monango.
N. I). Miss Anna Hayes accom
panied thern as far as Aberdeen. S.
D., stopping over a day. then went
on to her home at Culbertson. Mont.
Fred Backemeyer and family re
turned on Friday of last week from
an auto trip to Denver and various
other points. They report a fine
trip and Fred says that crops in
Colorado and many places along the
trip were fine.
Mr. and Mrs. F. Backemeyer left
on Wednesday for Milford. Nebr., to
attend the Convention there and
then went to St. Francis. Kas.,
where they will live for the present.
Mr. Backemeyer will preach for the
Evangelical people there.
" Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Deles Dernier
and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Langhorst
and little daughter, Corrine, left on
Tuesday for Manila, Iowa, where
they will spend several days visiting
with Mr. ami Mrs. Wm. Penterman.
They made the trip by auto.
A fine new baby girl arrived at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Orville
Robertson on Monday, Aug. 19.
Both mother and baby are doing
nicely. This is their fourth child
and they are receiving the hearty
will live with her children. Mrs.
Brittell is one cf our best elderly
ladies and while all are sorry to sec
her leave they are glad that ski
goes no farther than Lincoln.
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Born, to Mr. and Mrs. John C rub
er Sundav night. August ISth a six
A pair of twin bovs were born
to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hill e;ist of
I man. Ihis makes the third pair
of twins in the family.
Mrs. Vance Harris who had been
visiting relatives here the past week
returned to her home at Fort D.idge.
Harry Tipton. Carl Frans and Ar
thur and Fred Lindsay left Monday
afternoon for an extended trip thru
California and other western states.
Mr. John Pape and wife and two
daughters and Miss Ann Smith of
Doan, Iowa, motored to Fnion In-t
Monday to visit several days with
Miss Verna Hnrris retnrncj home
Monday afternoon after a w??k:
visit with Mrs. Alma Dennis of
Falls City, and Mrs. Vivian Howe of
Mr. and Mrs. ' O. Douge from
Spencer. Nebraska. are visiting
relatives and friends here this
Tins was their home until a few
years ago. They havj many friends
here who are glad to see them.
Quite a number of people motor
ed to Omaha last Sunday for n pic
nic af Lake Manawa. They had a
big picnic dinner at the nark after
which they crossed the lake and tin-
afternoon was spent in swimming.
A splendid time was reported by all.
Joe Banning who has been in the
Methodist hospital in Omaha sev
eral weeks convalescing after an
operation was able to return home
last Friday. :Wr. Banning is muck
better and will soon be able to at
tend to his business affairs again.
Mrs. H. M. Frans left ear!
Thursday morning for Lincoln
where she met her friend Mr:-.
Georgia Kimsey and together the
left for Denver, Colorado. where
they will visit friends. Thpy in
tend to take advantage of this op
portunity to visit some of the fdace:
of interest for which the 'slate i
coin last Friday, khc i- reported a;
retting along very nicely and is ex
pect t-d to be out soi.n.
Rains have been quite genorous
during the past week, tho nir.o of
i belli have been heavy. There seems
'o be betur corn in this immediate
vicinity than elsewhere over th"
state, but there is no deriving the
fact that it has Ik en hurt to . cnie
extent even here.
Fred Muenchau. sr.. wife and
daughter, and .-on Will left lai
Saturday via auto for an outing.
When last heard fr. m they were
at Rrickson. Neb., ;.nd still going.
They expect to go iiiio South Da
kota and will prorabiy be gr. r.e a
couple of weeks or more.
i; U " i i":
:n goji: sticcv-ss.
Rayman has g:ne to
to be near her hu.-;i,and
iay in the camp as i.e
Mrs. Ray::. an
Mae Steele of
N E I-I A W K A
!:;. ;.g ii
s not expect to
;;.y w-e':s more,
.s ! rmerlv Mi.---
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Blake
r.g hter. .Mi-s Vivian and Mr.
s. Robert McCartv iefr h.-t
day for Custer c.-.imy to v i -it a
days with. Mr. and .Mrs. An
! O enkop at their ranch hon;
Oronto. They made the trip in
a j i he mends cf Rev. jun
I former Lutheran pastor at
j p'ac-e. r.ow at Nortonvi!!". Ivans:
wi'i be sorry to learn th.-.r he is
V-1 ing his sight, but there is some h o
. hdd out f(r him if he underg's
op--rriion on his eyeo wiiicb. lie 1:
decided to do. and tho operation v.
take place in September.
Avora J j
Auau.-t, 14, A vocal AJ'rl
Alvo 1-17 j
Ej'-'lu f.H !
August if". Alvo '..". 1
Aug. 11, c:,a::es sold on
(.jilts i Mrs. l.a!::,!.ear 1 ').''(.
Au'. J 7. Chances hi on i
iiiiMts (Mrs. Lamphear .i .- ;
Aug. 1 7. Needles soi i at j
lie 1 ( "i-oss K';'im- .-..., ;
At:?.;. 1 C. Money from mem-
berships !';."' ;
S -1 0 4 " .o". j
mot. 7 i j
Balance in band .'C74be4l
IT'e-rv EeiriCnded As Follows: i
PE03in:EKT 2JEEKASKAN AND
IUBL1C gPIKITED KAN E!E3
AFT EE. J.IOI7TIIS OF ILLNLLS.
After v.taty months of .-uiTering
fr.;a siome.' li tronbbj. durin,' v. hicli
time be gradually tri iv v. eakt-r,
1 1 . ii . Ceor e.- ". Lcidi'h, die 1 at bis
he me at Xel ni. ka City, c r:: r I :i-
teenth -.tree! and c.mtiel av.aue
i .1 1 : i v
I Jui V
ii . I ':: i
, Jo ;,ot:i
The Nehawka Schools will start j
Monfiay Septeinl.'er the tth.
Rlizabetb and Mary ChapiH-ll
have been spending a part of their,
vacation at the Frauel heme near
Rlmwood. 1 j
Tviiss Ida Bell Dov.r.ev. teacher in
the Nehawka Schools last year. ;
father and l-iother drov il..v.-i fr
Lincoln Sandriy to call on fi it !::
Prof .and Mrs. J. W. S-over c
'on. returned to Nebawi
Mrs. Georce Myers
;) a-etl to receive the
-.f the birth of a V.::
:he home of her rou,
was very mm
e littlo o!i
:ee and lta re
Bat h robe pat t n.
C1 : ,
Augrst 1?-. 191 S and Henry, is
crudest man in Cheyenne coun
The Cor.rie:- jrdn his L'ul
f rier.ds in e:;t er.il ing congra'-
lay, after spending the
tion in Fremont, where th
qr. took a cour. of t; a:
past ten weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. A. V. St a
son Ralph, left the latter
last week overland for a
n i i:
no particulars liave been received J congratulations of their many
as to wheti it will arrive, so no defi
nite funeral announcement can be
On Tuesday afternoon Alexander
Mitchell, died at tne home of his
Mrs. G. C. Trimble is at Fremont
for an indefinite visit with rein- j
tives and friends.
Will Latrom and wife motored to
Omaha last Saturday on business,
Mrs. Mamie Hudson moved her
household goods to her new home
in Lincoln the first of the week.
Charles P. Snyder is enjoying c
visit from his father. William Sny
der, who came last Saturday from
Candler. Fla., for an indefinite
Art Trumble. always progressive
and right up to date, is arranging
to install a refrigerator plant In his
meat market. There is nothing too
good for some of us, and Art is in
'rip to Colorado. ; rincipally for the
benefit of Ralph, who is recovering
from a long si eg.? of illness.
W. H. Armstrong of N-bra-ka
City, who is employed by R. M.
Pollard as cooper, has moved bis
household belongings to Nehawka
occupying a part ot the htebens
building o?i Rim Street.
Way back in the Nineties the
farmer sold ten bushels of corn to
pay his sunseri ot ion to tne .ncvs.
The same farmer may now ell one
bushel of corn, pay his subscription
'.o the News and still have enough
monev left to take in the picture
how. Don't howl, fellows, don't j
The Misses Gladys West and Rm
na St. John returned la?t Saturday
rem a thrcf weeks outing r:t Ma
sonic Park. Colo. T!: mountain air
md the- bubbling brooks which they
enjoyed while there, gave them that
refreshed appearance that is net un
common to those returning from a
Work on the new building, fcr
Chalmer Switf.er is being pushed
rapidly this week. Jas. Miller and
lienrv Gruber are doing the work,
assisted by Wm. Obernolte. Tie
foundation is of solid concrete, and
lhe walls are cement blocks. Wbo-i
finished. Mr. Switzer will have a
lice place of business.
j Mr. and Mrs. .T-ini Krai
daughter Mariraret are here
a- t Mci;rl:ind. Cab. to vi-i? ;
s- I ':c:r. of their . ister-in-!aw.
Kraft in ti e country snath
Mr. and Mrs. Da i - Cantpl
.1 i .) n d dn,brr. Gbid vs. r f Cr
( i j '.ere i iso over un.:a- gttcis
Kraft s heme. Mr. Ca
her si'ter. From here
California relatives will to to
lf-r to visit their daughter.
A. I.aMor.t Wood a:id Mi--s
Tyo were ir.arritd on Jttiv 11
Haldrege. on the- way to Max, Neb.,
ti visit the bride's parents. Tho
marriage is not a 'zr'-at surprse to
their freind.s r it had been expect
ed for some time, but the date had
,.T::'y 1! 4 .
; A. R. i
: Aug.- 1,
' A ttg. 7, Clean imv
i h'-iu-e windows
: Aug. I). Bill from
Aug. !). Merctirr dic R. A.
j Stanfiebl Book Store
Aug. 1. Adam- Kxnr'?
! Au.g. 12, Carpenter Work
I in Warehettso
! A'tr. 1". Nebraska Ligbt
i in or Co..
ulv H2, Wells Parr-o Rx-
iir. James I. ?es ce Son
yarn as rn-r contract
1 4. Carpenter Work in
j -( ofge . L. :,l ; gh V,a
stnng c!u.ra tej-s of X
: h is i uf i .ictice ; - r gi o-
l hro-.iaiiou: t sttite.
v, a- a u iv e :. n.ber
j c r:. ; i" !,-;rt y, 1 vvays t :
i in t heir tbdi l erat i';r.s
br-r f f t lie le:rislat tin
was a friend and c v
stafe k-gislatui e in li
approat io.- i.
! v a
Mr. I a id i : ii
i t 1 e ; 1 1 : . : -
bin a pa : t
es a met'i
r four ter-.i .
i been b
." . -1 u
iiis sjc (''!.
e Mr. I.ehiieh.
1 i : o i b t h i -
I friend, '.ant-i v r mtuh
j have liked to.
j lb- was i
t 1 'e '
1-7:' to Mi s
rem winch on! m
.,7.;0 i ?'.( re n c-i' c-ielit children bttrn, of
; v. io en tbro Mitts are dead, th" Mir-
5.ftS viving being. Aaron of Nebraska
City. Mrs. Be:vie MM "arhmd of S -
-.Hllattle. War-li., Baric; I.eidigh v . !, ; :
! i:i t'e.e s.":rt-taiv of ftat' u at
1 f-. 1 Lincol::: Cant. Oliver G. Leidiu'i
-.vn.i is in u:e ;tr:.,v ana .vies iat"
? n o o . 7 1
rn ma.ee j;;ibiic.
in Omaha, where
en employe! fcr
f ?1 Wlw-Ve l.o T-i:s ;i r't'. rn:y:--i
Their many friends :n this vicinity
join us in extending best wishs.
IvIONTIILY REPORT OF THE
PLATTSI'ICUTH RED CROSf.
Babince on baud July 1 : . ?' f? 7 f f . 0 S
Don aliens TJuring the Iccntli.
Mrs. Krnesf Porter 1.0.)
Misses J-leisel 2.00
Mrs. Lair l.tto
Mr. MeDiniel 1.00
Donation to box in Red
I Cross Room D.2e
Market goods sold left from
Fair Minnie C.uthman 4.00
Paid at Red Cross Rooms.- ."."..
Paid et Red Cro.-s Rooms G..".r
Material Sold to County fcr Qr.ot..
The Nebraska State Fair
with.i'Ut a competitor in !t
hibit and with the :i:h!rO
ment th, is year t.f a mo
barn in whi?h
t!i" Fair, this
should out -do i
si a mis
encoe re g
to s.liow trie
who is at
The State Fair has 1 een a h"ioci
light toward which Nel raskr. ae- i
cnlture has steered in rounding the
shoals .of adversity.
a. : i d i
v War then
arrived in tho city tnd-iv
visiting with ir;re!ifs for
Fcr Infants and Children
tn Use For Over 30 Years
Always bear v . r-
I y z
Ray Smith one of our farmers , son Alex, fivemiles east of Elm
north of town thinks he will have wood. He was also the father of
some corn even if it doesn't rain any Mrs. Bart Hopkins. He is an old j Mrs. Herman Olhschlager was
more, and from the looks cf an ear resident of this community and well brought home from the hospital at.
lie brought in the other day it shows known to all. Funeral services will Lincoln, where she underwent an
up pretty well for a dry year. The be held Friday, Aug. 23 and burial J operation for appendicitis last. Tues-
car is ful!y matured and is pa.t dry in the Weeping Water cemetery. j day, and is getting along As nicely
wpatlier now. hut there is lots of Mrs. J. D. Brittell has rented her : as could be expected.
corn in me couniv inai wouiun i r.-rcperty in uie ease pan oi town mi
the county that wouldn't property in the east part of town to 1 Mrs. Herman Swanson of Union
mr-ke much if it would rain for a the new- superintendent of our . who was formerly Mis Sarah Ren
month. While there is lots of very schools and will leave the last of ner. underwent an operation for ap
gcc.d corn, it is very spotted. the week for Lincoln, where, fehe ' pendicitis and. gall stones at Lin-
Mrs. C. E. Wood and two children
will arrive home this week from a
visit with relatives in Colorado and
A fine little son arrived at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles "J.
Pankonin on Monday, August 1 fb
191S. The many friends join with
the Courier in extending congrat il
lations. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Petersen, of
York, arrived last week for a vi :!
with Mr. Petersen's father and oth
er relatives. Fred has given "up the
July '2C. Greenwood
July 2f. Fairviev-
Fair view- "
August "1, Murdock
August. C, Weeping Wnter
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l V-V 'J- - - v '""il - :.'i e '''i !;' i .iri I PU' '' M-. 'fi -'At-y
t 0-..7! T T v m p- tc" . ,'. :. i . o ;. bt' - .4 r . ' 1 jail a i
Af .5i r ;- r'. ' J e; - je. ,.! t. riy. .VSV at
Tlie Emerson-Branaham Co.,
11 and Jackson Street,
vill demonstrate their Tractor and Plow on
mile pest and Yz mils south of Myn:
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