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PLATTSMOUTH SEMMVEEfcLY JOURNAL.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1918.
E THIS 11
BIG DAY, OCT. 12
PROCLAMATION OF THE PRESI
DENT HAS MUCH SIGNIFI
CANCE FOR ALL.
MAKE IT LIBERTY DAY SS WELL
As a Drive For Liberty Bonds, and
Fcr Getting the Funds
For the War.
From Saturday's Dally.
Closing: the business for a short
time Mrs. Amelia Monroe, and Wil
liam Wynn. slipped away for a va
cation and to enjoy it the better
were married, and are taking a short
trip. They will be at home to their
friends in a short time and will
surprise those who have not known
that there was a likelihood of the
weddiner takine Dlace. The many
friends of this couple wish them
lone; life, happiness and prosperity
in the journey down lifeos pathway
!'ion ?jt:r.1n v Pally.
We are at this time entering to
i::e fourth liberty lean, hich looks
Kke we would whollop the arch ene
zr.y of mankind, the Kaiser, or in
tht-r words the representative of
;!:e magnate of the lower regions.
There was never a dollar which you
1 nve tpont or invested which will
e of more worth to you than the
r ne which you now purchase Liberty
I.or.ds with. The president has is
sued a proclamation, asking that
this day be set aside, for the purpose
cf attending to this business of
furnishing the funds for the fight
ing this war for Humanity. Suppose
we did not win this war and save
civilization, where would be our
F.urth of July, our Decoration Day.
our Christmas or Labor days. They
would have gene the way of the
world. Got tocether. celebrate this
il.'T. and do the part of an American
and do it well at that.
OF MILE STONE
THE FRIENDS OF ROY SMITH,
THE PHOTOGRAPHER HELP
UAKZ MERRY THE DATE.
STANDARD BEARER PICNIC.
rron Saturday's Pp'ly.
Yesterday a picnic was held in the
basement cf the M. E. Church. Dur
ir.sr the post year a contest was held
and the losinc side gave the picnic.
At about 5:00 o'clock a very de
lightful lunch was served. After
which the girls adjourned to the
n:uic room and enjoyed a social
A Standard Hearer pin was pre
sented to Ida Patton and Mable Lee
O.penhaven by Mrs. Hill for their
faithful attendance at each meeting
throughout the year. The winning
tide was the one lead by Captain
Gladys Elliott. The losing side by
VISITING WITH HER PARENTS.
From Saturday's Pa: I v.
Mrs. Warwick Saunders "nee"
Miss Florence Richardson is spend
ing a few days with her parents Mr.
and Mrs. V. T. Richardson at My
nard. her husband having departed
Thursday for Manhattan. Kansas, to
enter the service of the government
in the automobile contingency. Mr3.
Saunders expects soon to go to Man
hattan in order to be near her hus
band while he is there.
RETURN TO THE C AMP.
From Snttirdav- ra!tv.
Lieut, and Mrs. Finsrarson who
l ave been visiting in this city for
the past few days, guests at the
borne of Mrs. Finearson's parents J.
H. Donnelley and wife, departed
this morning for their station at
Camp Fur.ston. They went via Oma
ha and were accompanied as far as
there by Mr. Donnelly and daugh
ter Gretchen. and Miss Clara Her
man, of Watertown. Wis., who is the
guest cf the Donnelley's.
CHICHESTER S PILLS
THE 11AJ10NI II RAM. A
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it KSA hlbM-trra hlaMonj TirmHAX
Vv ? Blue Ril. Yy
sold cv ssccgsts nutmati
Buy Flour and Substi
tutes when you can get
you will save money and
time try it!
FOR SALE BY
(.From Sati'riay'. Paily.
That evening a large number of
the friends and neighbors of Mr. and
Mrs. Roy Smith, gathered at their
home and ceelbrated the passing of
a mile stone in his life's journey. A
very pleasant evening was spent, in
evening, and among the pleasant ap
pointments was "a delightful lunch
eon, which was served to those in
attendance. Departing the friends
extended to Mr. Smith their con
gratulations on the passage of the
mile stone, and left an elegant wick
er chair for his use, when the days
work has been finished. The date
will ever be a pleasant spot in his
memory, as well as with those who
WILL SAIL THEIR
, gvwlvvi!t ; '
By MAY HIGGINBOTHAM.
TWO OF PLATTSMOUTH PEOPLE
ARE UNITED IN MARRIAGE
AT GLENW00D, IOWA.
From Saturday's l-ally.
Two of the people of this city,
quietly departed a few days since for
Glenwood, Iowa, where securing a
iirpnP thev were united in the
honds of holy matrimony. They
were John H. Becker and Mrs. E. K
Barnes. Both have Uvea in mis cuy
for many years., and are well known
to our people. They will make their
home in this city. The Journal with
their many friends wish them many
happy years of wedded bliss. The
Glenwood paper has to say the fol
Two of Plattsmouth's residents
came to Glenwood Wednesday, Sep
tember 18, and after an interview
with the Clerk of Courts, which was
satisfactory, they were given certain
credentials that permitted a legal
compact of the two.
The persons involved were John II.
Becker, who is in good physical con-
which music, games and social con- dition, though he has gone seven
versation were the features of the years beyond the Psalmist's allot
ment, and Mrs. E. K. Barnes, who is
slightly beyond the half century
The couple repaired to the office
of Justice E. E. Goodrich, who per
formed the ceremony necessary in
due form. Justice Goodrich has
some advantage over most officials in
that line, since persons can have a
choice of either the ministerial or
justice form of ceremony.
The groom is a retired farmer.
and they will live in Plattsmouth.
TS YTP.TTTTJTt WITH PARENTS. Glenwood Tribune.
From Saturday's Daily.
Henry Guthman and Erheart
Goehrey came over last evening from
Murdock. and were visiting with
friends here for a short time. Mr.
Gcehrey is home from Newport News
Va.. on a furlough and is visiting
with his parents at Murdock. Mr.
Goehrey has been with the navy for
twelve years, and was eight years at
Mare Island at San Francisco.
Itf. HILD MAKING IMPROVEMENT
A. W. ATW00D VERY SICK.
From Saturday's Daily.
A letter from LaGrange, 111..
tells cf the extreme illness of a for
mer citizen of Plattsmouth A. W.
Atwood. who has been in a hospital
for some time with pneumonia, and
who has just returned to his home,
frcm the institution, being still very
ARRIVE AT SAN FRANCISCO.
From Saturday's Daily.
A letter received by Mrs. R. H.
Patton. frcm her son Dean tells of
him and John McCreary having ar
rived in San Francisco, and having
seen some beautiful scenery by the
way. They found all the Platts
mouth boys out of the Detention
camp with the single except of De-
Forest Uwyer. They speak of lik
ing the navy training scnool very
GOES TO TRALNING SCHOOL.
Frorr Thursday' Dally.
Mrs. J. H. Carter departed this
morning for Henderson, Iowa, where
she will visit for the present, at the
home of her mother, Mrs. Cora Boal
ing. Mr. Carter departed this morn
ing, with the quota which went to
Manhattan. Kansas. He desired to
go at this time, and as Frank J.
Domingo, who was to go, preferred
to go at another time, the exchange
was arranged, and Mr. Carter de
parted with the other boys.
CARD OF THANKS.
We take this method of extending
our sincere thanks to the many kind
friends for their assistance in our
recent bereavement, for the beautiful
floral tribute from the M. W. A., Cass
Camp, No. 332; the Cigar Makers
Union and the Employees of he Bur
lington blacksmith shops; Miss Rys
and school children of Central School
and the many friends and relatives;
also Mr. Jesse Perry and the Meth
odist Choir. Mrs. S. Gooding for the
assistance during the death and
burial of our beloved father, son and
JOHN JOSEPH ULICK,
MR. AND MRS. JOHN ULICK, SR.
MRS. CHAS. RENNER.
MRS. R. E. COLEMAN.
Harry G. Todd was a business vis
itor in the city this morning from
Murray and was also looking after
some matters in the court house.
Mrs. Ina Thompson of Omaha was
a visitor in this city, this afternoon.
j coming down to spend Sunday with
From Friday's Dally.
M. Hild who has been at the hos
pital at Rochester. Minn., for seme
time past, where he has been tak
ing treatment for his health from
the world's famous" specialists the
Mayo Brothers, owners of the large
hospital at that place, reports that
he is improving in his health con
dition, and hopes to be well in the
near future. While he is there Mrs.
Hild is staying at the home of her
daughter Mrs. Sophia Parkening near
TO OWNERS OF GOOD CARS.
Uncle Sam has stopped the ship
ping of Pennsylvania Oils west. I
have bought heavy of "Vedol" oils,
and will make a special price for a
short time in five gallon and bar
rel quantity. This price will be be
low the present wholesale price on
this oil. If you are in the market
for good oil take advantage of this
SAM SMITH GARAGE.
RETURNED FROM MISSOURI.
From Saturday's Daily.
Geo. S. Ray and wife-who have
been at Bethany, Mo., for the past
week visiting at the home of Mr.
Ray's parents, and attending the
county fair, returned home this af
ternoon. Mr. Ray and wife had a
very pleasant time while down
there, and enjoyed the visit very
much. They speak of the fair being
very good and the displays being
varied and full tf interest to all.
A car load of live poultry to be
delivered at poultry car near Bur
lington depot, Plattsmouth, Nebr.,
on Friday, Sept. 27th one day only,
for which we will pay in cash :
Old Roosters 15c
Ducks, Full Feathered 18c
Geese, Full Feathered 15c
Beef Hides 15c
Horse Hides $5.00
We will be on hand rain or shine
to take care of alj poultry offered for
U. S. Food Administration License
W. E. KEENEY.
icopjrjsni, ivis, oy the Aicciure Newspa
"Good luck, good luck," said Jack
Carter to himself ns he came across a
letter foi Alice Vinton. "Now I shall
have a chance to sell some Thrift
stamps." Happily he started on his
route, his mail bag feeling like onlv
half its weight on account of that one
The Vinton homestead reached, he
was conscious of rather a strange sen
sation round his heart, and after press
ing the bell be hastily drew out Lis
handkerchief to conceal his embar
rassment. Iu answer to the ring. Alice
appeared, countenance beaming, and
arrayed in a lace cap and blue house
dress. To Jack, angels never could bo
more beautiful, aad as he band.-tl her
the letter he stainmeringly inquire "if
she wished for more Thrift stamps to
"No, thank you," Alice hastily re
plied. "Its a beautiful morning. Isn't
itr "Yes," said Jack, but it is doubt
ful if she heard the answer, as the
door had closed and Alice had gone.
Some minutes later. Grace, the
younger sister, returned from the gro
cers to nnd Alice much depressed.
Upon Inquiry she confessed it was all
on account of Jack Carter and Thrift
I bought four from him last week
just because I was ashamed to refuse
him. He says we should be patriotic
and save for Uncle Sam, and while I
agree with him, I feci that mother's
doctor bill should be settled first ; but
of course I could not tell him that. The
next time I see him coming I shall have
the door open so he can throw the mail
u the hall, as I cannot refuse him
"No, Alice," said Grace emphatically,
we can't do that. We'll have to think
up some way to save the money, for
while it is for a mighty good purpose.
we are saving that much for our
Grace started her housework while
Alice left for her of3ce, each promising
to think up some way out of the diffi
culty. At noon they com pa re 1 plans.
Grace's was to fix over their last year's
hats, while Alice's was to hold an em
broidery sale. "'You know. Grace, there
is the rose sofa pillow that I made dur
ing the winter, we could sell chances
on that, and then I have a new idea
too; 1 shall get some white satin rib
bon and embroider miniature service
Hags to be used as book markers, which
we will sell for 2o cents apiece." Won
derful! wonderful! exclaimed Grace.
Busy days followed for the Vinton
girls; invitations were sent to all their
friends and industriously both worked
arranging chance cards and embroider
The great night finally arrived. Alice,
her cheeks aglow from the excitement
of the evening, looked perfectly beauti
ful in a neat pink flowered muslin
dress and a few tiny pink .rosebuds
tucked among her rich brown curls.
Grace was equally as attractive ia a
snow-white muslin dress, with dainty
blue bows on both apron and cap. gav'y
chatting to each one as she busily
served tea and cookies. "Every book
mark sold and only two chances re
maining," Alice announced triumphantly.-
"I'll take them both," said Jack
Carter, and for him they were lucky
chances, for the very last one drew
the much-coveted pillow. Dancing in
the spacious dining room was then en
joyed until a late hour.
"We'll call Jack iu Monday morning,"
said Alice, "if lie has no mail for us;
and bow proudly we shall purchase
three big War Savings stamps, and the
remainder we will put into Thrift
"And a banner to hang in the win
dow, too," added Grace, who believed
in advertising their good fortune.
Monday morning came and with it
the postman. Alice, all radiant, asked
for the desired stamps. Jack's heart
beat so fast he could scarcely calm him
self, so completely surprised was be at
making such a big sale to Alice. "I'll
bring them this evening," said Jack.,
"if you will be at home, as I have sold
all I had with me this morning."
"All right," answered Alice. "I shall
That evening, after settling the
stamp transaction. Jack still remained,
and Grace, feigning illness, retired
quite early, leaving Alice and himself
alone. Leading the way to the couch
hammock. Jack's arm stole lovingly
around her. Safely secluded by a thick
netting of wistaria. Jack gently drew
her head to his shoulder, as he softly
whispered, ' "Alice, I have loved you
since the days we used to travel to
school together; and how happy I was
to win the prize at your party, made by
your own dear hands ! A still greater
prize I am going to ask for tonight,
sweetheart, and that is just yourself.
Am I the fortunate winner this time?"
anxiously asked Jack, as he pressed
her still closer to Wmself. Faintly,
Alice murmured "yes;" and they both
clasped each other in a loving em
brace. Quickly the evening hours flew by,
dreaming of the future and planning
for the happy days to come. Confiden
tially Alice told how they had obtained
the money for the stamps, am Jack
was surprised and delighted beyond
words. Lucky stamps for me." said
Jack, as he gave her a grea big hug.
"For us both," quickly responded
Alice. "Yes, dear," added Jack, "and
here's hoping that ere long we shall
have many more to add to our lucky
three the starting point of our new
u. z. hat cft.
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grades and prices.
Ladies low neck and no sleeve garments, rang
ing in price from $1.50 to $6.00
Ladies round neck and elbow sleeve garment?,
ranging in price from $1.65 to 6.25
Ladies high neck and long sleeve garments,
ranging in price from $1.75 to 6.50
Union Suits from $1.25 to 2.50
1.75 to 2.25
We also carry a complete line of Ladies and Children's Fleece Lined Gar
mcnts at lowrest market prices.
Sfi-inch challis, beautiful patterns
both light and dark, per yard35c
:it:-inch silkaline.-?, best grade, both
light and dark, beautiful patterns,
per yard 35c
72x00, n-lb. cotton
sir.e, each $1.00
Eureka 1 "i lb. comforter size, cot
ton Bat. each $1.35
Empire 3 lb. comforter sie. cot
ton Bat. each $2.C0
Bed Star 2U lb. comforter size,
cotton Bat. each $1.75
Small Bats, all gr:des, ranging iu
price from 15c to 65c
BLANKETS AND COMFORTS.
Cotton Blankets, plain grey and
tan, assorted striped borders, good
medium weight, full size, per
Cotton Blankets, plain grey and
tan, assorted striped borders, extra
heavy, full size, per pair $5.00
Plaid Cotton Blankets, extra heavy
beautiful patterons, large size, per
Wool finished Blankets, extra
heavy, beautul plaids, in pinks,
blues, and greys, per pair $8 to $9
All Wool Blankets, extra heavy,
full size, pretty plaids pink, grey
and blue, per pair $12.50
Other All Wood Blankets in beau
tiful plaids and of exquisite quality.
Prices $15.00 to $16.50
Maish "All Pure Cotton" comforts
in beautiful assortments cf challis,
iilkaHiie, satin and silk covered,
prices ranging from $4.75 to $10.00
is an essential of good hourekeep
ing. It keeps furniture and wood
work bright and cl?an. Preserves
the wood finish; gives it a hard,
dry, rich lustre. Excellent for
floors. Keeps automobiles shining
4 ounce bottle 25c
12 ounce bottle 50c
Quart can $1.00
i-o gallon can $1.50
Gallon can S2.50
Call Phones 53 and 54.
President Proclaims Oct. 12
Liberty Day for Liberty Loan
"For the purpose of participating
in Liberty Day celebrations, all em
ployes of the federal government
throughout the country whose ser
vices can be spared may be excused
Washington, D. C, Sept. 20. under the general direction of the
President Wilson today proclaimed J secretary of the treasury and the
Saturday, October 13, the four hund-.i immediate neighborhood under the
red and twenty-sixth anniversary of general direction of the secretary of
the discovery of America as Liberty j tbe treasury and the immediate di
,,.. ami,. nil rttirpn to I rection of the Liberty loan commit-
l ti y an . w i v v .Bjrir - --------
celebrate it to stimulate a generous
response to the Fourth Liberty loan.
The president's proclamation fol
lows: "Every day the great principles
for which we are fighting take fresh
hold upon our thought and purpose
ami mnkfi it clearer what the end
must bo and what we must do to
achieve it. We now know more cer- j
tainly than we ever knew before'
why free men brought the great na
tion and government we "love into
existence, because it grows clearer
and clearer what supreme service it
is to be America's privilege to rend
er to the world. The anniversary of
the discovery of America must there
fore have for us in this fateful year
a peculiar and thrilling significance.
We should make it a day of ardent
rededication to the ideals upon
which our government is founded,
and by which our present heroic
tasks are inspired.
'Now, therefore, I. Wood row Wil
son, president of the United States,
do appoint Saturdaj', the 12th day of
October,' 191S, as Liberty Day. On
that a"ay I request the citizens cf
every community of the United
States, city, town and countryside,
to celebrate the discovery of cur
country in order to stimulate a gen
erbu3 response to the fourth Liberty
loan. Commemorative addresses,
pageants, harvest heme festivals or
other demonstrations should be ar
ranged for in every neighborhood
on Saturday, the 12th day of October
for the entire day.
"In witness whereof, I have here
unto set my hand and caused the
seal of the United States to be af
fixed. "Done in the District of Colum
bia, this 19th day of September, in
the year of our Lord, One Thousand,
Ninteen Hundred and Eighteen, and
of the indepndence of the United
States of America, the one hundred
"By the president,
"Secreary of State."
tee in co-operation with the United
States bureau of education and the
public school authorities. Let the
people's response to the fourth Lib
erty lean express the measures of
ineir uevoiion io me laeais wnicn
have guided the country from its I From Saturday.s Dpny.
discovery until now, and of their, M. M. Beal is co;i fined to his home
ueierminea purpose io aeiena mem i -with kidney trouble, which has been
and guarantee their triumph. giving him much trouble for some
M. M. BEAL REPORTED VERY SICX
time and for the past few days he
has been very bad, not being able to
be up and has required constant
care. His many friends hope that
he may be better in a short time.
Yes, I Filed for County Judge
The reason, because I desire to be elected to the posi
tion. In seeking the place, I feel that is a right all have,
in aspiring to such a position. I have the assurance, that
both mjself and my competitor are well qualified for the
office.. I desire to treat him fair, and could do no other
way, as we were both admitted to practice at the same
term of court. I have given him my support and vote five
of the seven times he has been a candidate for the place.
I cannot support him for the sixth time, as I have to look
to my own success.
Thanking all for their support, and assuring them I
appreciate it, I am M. S. BRIGGS,
for County Judge, j
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