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PLATTSMOUTH SEM-WEEKLT J6JTBHAL
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2. 1913.
Prepared Exclusively for The Journal.
Do You Ever Think
or has it occurred to you to take time
to think the value of your affiliation
with a conservative, progressive bank is
to your everyday life? Others have pro
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FOR SECOND YEAR
Community Service Marks Return of
Rev. L. Morrison to Pastorate
of M. E. Church.
Kodaks and supplies at
Keedy's the druggist.
For Sale: Red Weatherford seed
onions. Excellent quality, very mild.
$2.00 per bushel. II. E. Warden.
Union. Nebr. 2tTissue
Fred (.'lark is visiting at Grant,
where he is the guest of his sons,
and where he is also looking after
some business matters.
Fred Corder visited in Union for
a short time while on his way to
i'lattsiuouth last Sunday, going to
spend the day with his mother, Mrs.
It. E. Hatheway was dragging the
rrv.ds leading to Union last Monday,
but had scarcely finished the task
when the rain came again and un
done his good work.
Christ Iloos. of Otoe county, and
who resides just south of Nehawka,
was in Union a few hours Monday,
while changing trains for South
Omaha, where he was shipping a car
of cattle from his feeding yards.
Miss Anna Alhausen, one of the
teachers in the Union schools, was
a visitor at her home in Nebraska
City last Sunday, being accompan
ied by her friend. Miss I'etra Ander
son, another of the teachers, who!
spent the week end in Nebraska City
as her guest.
Luther J.. Hall and R. A. Smith,
both of whom formerly lived in and
near Union, but who have been
making their home at Nebraska City
for several years, were in the citv
last Monday afternoon for a few
hours, looking after some business
matters and visiting with friends.
Union Postoffice Mail Schedule.
m. (3:00 p. in.
in. 2:35 p. m.
m. 9:30 a.m.
9:33 a. m. 3:15 p, m.
LVD A CLARK P. M.
J. 11. Roddy was looking .after
some business matters in Omaha on
C. M. Hell, of Weeping Water was
a visitor in Union for a short time
Charles Bowdish, of Lincoln, was
looking after some business in Union
Wes Clark, proprietor of the Hotel
Clark, was a business visitor in Ne
braska City for a few hours on last
John. McCarrolI is having the
Journal sent to his home, and says
he enjoys the new department that
has been instituted in our columns
for Union news.
Mrs. S. Ray Smith, of Platts
mouth and little daughter were vis
itors in Union for a short time one
day the first of the week while
changing cars for Weeping Water,
where she went to visit at the home
of her parents for a short time.
II. L. Upton and Carl Cross were
spending some days in the west dur
inging the past week, looking after
some lands in Colorado. They were
at Ariba for a number of days, re
turning home this week, and state
they are well pleased with the ap
pearance of the country there.
Ira Clark is having the barber
shop treated to a new coat of paint,
which is working wonders in the ap
pearance of the place, as well as
improving the light which a barber
depends so much upon in the doing
of his work. The job is being done
by Earl Merritt, who knows well
how to handle a paint brush.
Mrs. J. K. Keithley, who has made
her home at Sterling for'a number
of years past, where she was engag
ed in the publishing business follow
ing the death of her husband, him
sc-lf 'a well known newspaper man
and who has been visiting with old
friends in Weeping Water, where the
family formerly resided, was a brief
visitor in Union last Monday while
on her way to Plattsmouth to be a
guest of Mrs. M. A. Street and her
daughter, Mrs. Mae S. Morgan.
' In appreciation of his co-worker,
Rev. L. Morrison, of the Methodist
church. Rev. J. B. Taylor of the Bap
tist church of this city instituted a
move last week for extending a wel
come to Mr. Morrison and family on
the occasion of their return to the
local pastorate to labor another year
with us. The community service
idea was grasped by the numerous
. friends of both pastors, and an ex-
; cellent program was prepared for
the reception, wnien was nem sun
day evening at the Baptist church.
. It proved to be one of the most en
' joyable as well as most beneficial
1 services ever held in the city. The
' program was arranged to include a
i number of leading citizens of the
town, but on account of some of
them being out of the city they were
unable to participate. The regular
music was had, which was always
Addresses were made by Rev. L.
Morrison, Rev. J. B. Taylor, Supt.
McDonald of the city schools. Dr.
Swab and Hon. W. B. Banning. -The
church auditorium was filled to the
limit of its capacity and each of the
speakers expressed appreciation of
the good feeling which prompted
the meeting, and of the good work
which Rev. Morrison has done in the
year just passed.
ON HIS BIRTHDAY
Friends of Ed (Whitie) Shaw Make
Merry on Occasion of Passing
of His 48th Milestone.
Frank Boggs Restaurant
and Lunch Counter -
Short Orders a Specialty
We Keep Open Until Midnight
In the Modern Wocdman Building Also Operating Lunch
Counter and Hotel near the Depot
YOURS TOR THE BEST SERVICE
the best time of the year to paint!
Invest in quality paint and you have saved dollars.
Bath in the purchase and preservation of surface.
We are handling
They are quality products. '
Now is a good time to paint your implements
before storing them for winter.
ros. Lumber Go.,
Tony Saddath. of Weeping Water,
was a visitor in Union for over Sun
day, being a guest at the home of
his sister. x
Harry H. Baxter, of Tlattsmouth,
was a visitor in Union last Monday,
where he was looking after some
business for a short time.
Earl Payton and wife have re
moved to Plattsmouth, where Mr.
Payton has accepted a position, and
they will make their home there.
Jay Austin -has just got started
in the restaurant on lower Main
street, and he reports business com
ing along very satisfactorily and in
creasing every day.
Laney Potts and wife are expect
ed to arrive in Union from their
former home near Uolliver, Mo., in
a few days and will make their
home here in the future.
Clarence Mason and John Mc
Creary were spending Sunday at
their honie3 in Plattsmouth. return
ing to resume their work here on the
midnight train Sunday night.
Udward Fullerton, the barber who
has been working with Ira Clark,
has accepted a position in a barber
bliop in the county seat and began
work there a few days ago.
Mrs. It. I). Stine, who has been
visiting at Jacksonville, Mo., for thn
past two weeks, a guest at the home
of her uncle, John Goddard, is ex
pected home the last of ths weiek.
Miss Lyda Clark was a visitor
with friends in Auburn for a few
days last week, returning home last
Sunday morning and reports having
enjoyed the occasion of her visit
with old time friends greatly.
The Stottler brothers, Carey and
Loren, are closing up their business
here as rapidly as they can. and arc
making preparations for their de
parture for the west, where they
will make their home in the future.
Parker Chriswisser, of Havelock.
was a visitor in Nehawka last Sun
day, at the home of his brother, C.
W. Chriswisser, who brought him to
Union to catch the afternoon train
for Plattsmouth, where he went to
visit with their mother before re
turning to his home at Ilavelock.
Thomas McQuinn, who some time
ago injured his hand so severely
while placing a hay rack on'a wagon
reports the member as getting along
nicely, and he is able to work again
He has had the Journal placed on
his reading list, and it will pay him
regular visits in the future.
Sickness at the home of John IIo
back, Jr., is not coming single hand
ed, as Mrs. Hoback has been serious
ly ill for some time, as has also been
their little son, both being confined
to their beds for several days. Thev
were attended by Dr. Darrett, who
had in consultation a physician from
It is seldom that one complains of
too much business, but W. O. Burbee
told us that if business kept in
creasing, he will soon have to have
another building in which to Dlace
the cars upon which he and his
brother, Herbert, are called to work
Here's to you Billie, we hope you
win ne kept busy.
Homer Campbell and wife, of Fair
play. Mo., arrived in Union on last
bunday, and will make their home
nere in the future. They are coming
10 accept a position on a farm, where
they will reside. They come here
wen recommended as being the best
of citizens, and are stopping at the
home of George Osborne for a short
We neglected to mention 'the trip
of R. D. Stnie to the Gulf coast of
Texas, last week. Where hn was call.
ed on a matter of business and where
ne also went to look the country
over. Jie reports that the south
presents a beautiful appearance and
seems prosperouis. The reason wp
Hissed hsi return was that he got off
on the wrong eide of the train.
Conductor Perrv. who haR rharpo
of the passenger train hetwppn Lin
coln and Union on the Mssiouri Pa
cific, an who with hs iwfie has been
enjoying a trip to the east, where
ther spent a vacation, returned last
Monday via Union, to their home in
the capital city. Mr. Perry, who is
a. znoat excellent gentlemen, as v.-e!l
a an efficient railroad man, Is again
on the Job punching the pasteboards
between here and Lincoln: ,
Last Saturday evening at the home
of Edward Shaw and C. H. Fuller,
who reside together in Mr. Shaw's
house, the many friends of Mr. Shaw
gathered for a surprise upon this
jovial and -genial citizen of Union,
it being the occasion of his 48th
birthday. The number of those in
attendance almost equaled the num
ber of years he has lived on this
mundane sphere of existence and the
evening was spent in listening to
r.iano and grafonola music, while
conversation continued, the topic of
discussion rrTcluding almost every
conceivable matter in the minds of
the public at the present time. The
friend fitting celebrated the im
portant event in the life of Mr. Shaw
by presenting him with a gold ring
to signify their appreciation of his
friendship and sterling manhood.
Mr. Shaw has resided in Union for
the past four years and during the
time has made many friends. He
was born at Bedford, Iowa, and has
during the years of his majority been
engaged most of the time as an ad
vertising or advance agent for travel
Made Trip to North Part of State
George Eaton and wife, with
their daughter. Mrs. Lena Thacker,
and family, were visiting in the
northern part of the state during
the past week and a portion of this
They drove up in the car of Mr
Eaton and enjoyed the trip greatly.
visiting with Lon Crawford at Hart-
ington while there.
Have Organized Basket Ball Team
The young men of the Union
schools have organized a basket ball
team and will be ready in a short
time to take on contests with the
other schools of the county er out
side of it, for honors. The person
nel of the team as now constituted
includes Herbere Larue and Hilton
Haiminer. forwards: William Pears-
ley, center; Dukes and Harry Pears-
ley, guards and ciitiora uarrison
and Harold Frans, substitutes. They
nave not s yet eiectea tneir onicere
More About Lost Silver Mine
George Eaton received a letter ad
dressed to Gabe Austin last Monday
in which Miss Magnolia Manning
the daughter of one of his partners
who is working on the mine near
Sour Mile, Kentucky, states that
thev have the dirt sufficiently re
moved to show the opening of the
mine, and that they have ceased
further operations until Mr. Eaton
shall arrive. He does not care to
go. however, until they have en
tered the old shaft and ascertained
if there are silver deposits of suffici
ent quantity to be valuable from a
mining standpoint. He expects an
abundance of silver, but thinks all
the coined metal has probably dis
Will Make Home at Nehawka
Hobart Blake of Muck Tort, In
diana. who has but recently return
ed from oversea, where he was in
service for several months, arrived
here last Monday and was met by
his brother, James Blake, of Ne
hawka. they continuing on to Ne
hnsvka. where Hobart will make his
home, having accepted a position in
the plant of the Sheldon Manufac
turing company. The young men
had not seen each other since they
were children until their meeting
Will Add Domestic Science
The Union schools will have in
addition to the subjects heretofore
taught, .two other branches. They
are domestic science and manual
training. With thia addition there
will be another instructor added to
the present able corps of teachers.
Ju&t who will be selected to teach
the additional work has not been
made definitely known.
ALL ROADS LEAD
Saturday, October 4th, when Home
coming Affair will be Staged
Many from Here Going.
All roads lead to Plattsmouth Sat
urday when the big homecoming
celebration for soldiers, sailors, ma
rines and Red Cross nurses will be
staged at the county seat. Gigantic
preparations are being made to ac
commodate the crowds and every
thing will be free to the soldiers,
including meals. The big athletic
carnival will be a feature of the en
tertainment worth while. The main
six round bout will.be between Sea
man Andy Schmarder, of Louisville,
champion pugilist of the U. S. navy
and Harry Williams, of Omaha, a
well known fighter of the middle
west and ex-soldier. A large dance
platform, 70x70 the biggest ever
erected in Cass county will occupy
an intersection on the main street,
and a sixteen piece orchestra will
take you to the land of Jazz. Free
outdoor attractions, free moving pic
ture shows, and an abundance of
music will be provided throughout
the day and evening. One of the
bands to be present will be the 20th
Infantry band. from Fort Crook,
known as "Pershing's Band." The
city will be ablaze with decorations
and everybody is going in for one
grand big time. The closing of the
Ak-Sar-Ben will leave many anxious
for the bit of amusement thus de
nied them, and .there will never be
a better place or time to indulge in
it than at Plattsmouth Saturday, Oc
There will be a meeting of the
East Union Cemetery Association at
Becker's hall. Saturday evening at
8 o'clock. Everyone interested
should be present.
Reception For Soldiers.
A reception was given on Friday
evening. September 26th by the
members of the Epworth League in
honor of the returned soldiers of the
A party of forty young people as
sembled at the M. E. church where
an interesting program was given,
consisting of instrumental and vo
cal solos, speeches and readings. At
an appointed hour the guests were
ushered to Miss Elsie Taylor's home
where a very pleasant evening was
spent in games and in having a good
time in general. Later a very de
licious course was served after
which we were again led out Into
the night to the home of Miss Jessie
Todd. Here we were again served
to a very pretty course of good
things to eat and delightfully enter
tained by Victrola music At a late
hour the guests departed having had
a most delightful time.
Prof. E. A. Ward spent last Sun
day at the home of his parents at
Plattsmouth and returned on Sunday
evening to take up his work here
Miss Alice Crozier, of the Union
schools was a visitor over the week
end at the home of her parents in
Miss Grace Bogenrief, of the Union
schools, spent last Sunday at her
home in Elmwood. returning to re
sume her teaching work her Mon
John Armstrong is one of the
new readers of .the Journal, and will
receive the paper twice a week in
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A. L, BEG&ER,
Frank Boggs has his up-town res
taurant in running order and is do
ing a fine business,' as he is also do
ing in' the lunch room on lower Main
street, opposite the depot. He has
recently placed a new sign over the
lunch counter that looms up pig.
Frank is a progressive fellow and
is always on the lookout to devise
means of increasing his trade.
Robert llis has just placed an
order for a large number of Fisk
tires, his choice brand, and he is
now ready for any rush which may
come his way.
Wm. Fenton, warden of the Ne
braska state penitentiary, at Lincoln,
together with his family Were visi
tors In Union for a snort time last
Monday, while on their way home
from a visit at Falls City, where they
had been spending a few days at
their former place of residence. They
did not And the roads in the best of
condition as a result of the heavy
rain Saturday night, and Mr. Fen
ton placed the family on the train
here, bound for Lincoln, while he
continued on his way with the car
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the office of a physician where the
broken arm was set and the victim
of the accident made as comfortable
as possible under the circumstances.
Fred has had his share of accidents
of this kind as he suffered the
breaking of the left arm .at the el
bow several years ago.
RETURNS FROM PENDER.
From Wednesday's Dally.
Last evening Mr. and Mrs. John
Cory returned home from Render,
Nebraska, where they have been for
the past few days visiting at the
home of their daughter, Mrs. Ed
ward Brantner and family. They
were called to Pender by the serious
illness of their great grandson, Na
than Chase, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Russell Chase and report the little
lad as" being slightly improved when
they left-but still in a serious con
dition.' The mother of the little
lad is a" grand" daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Cory, having formerly been
Miss Janet Brantner.
SURE SOME DANCE
The Largest Open Air Platform for
Dancing Ever Erected in Cass
County Good Music.
ing the hours of the big celebration
The platform will be erected at tin
intersection of Main and Fifth stnvt
and its size will make it ncccssar;,
to overlap the corners of the side
walks. The big orchestra will l
stationed in the center of the plat
form and will discourse the snapp? ,
The committee in charge of the
big dance for homecoming day has
completed the plans for the erection
of the big platform which will be
eighty feet square and furnish- room
for two hundred couples to step dur-
jazzy music for the dancers
service men and their ladies
dance to their heart's Pnn ton
without any charge whatever as it
is part ot the big free entertain
ment to the boys.
B. F. Goodman was among those
going to Omaha this morning on tho
early Burlington train to spend ;i
few hours looking after some mat
ters of business.
George Lamphere, who returned
yesterday from the navy was anioni;
those going to Omaha this morning
to visit there for the day with
friends and look over, the big city.
HAS ARM BROKEN.
From Wednesday's pally.
Yesterday afternoon while Fred
McCauley waa engaged in cranking
the truck that is used for delivery
of ice from the piant here, h.e was
unfortunate enough to have tne
rip-lit forearm hisnken at tire wrist.
The engine had failed io respond to
the attempts to start it and Mr. Mc
Cauley was spinning it over to try
nd get it started when it backfired
id the crank struck his wrist in
flicting a' Very 'severe fracture. The
Injured man was at once hurried "to
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