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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Oct. 30, 1919)
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From Thursday's Daily.
1'aul Roberts of Cedar Creek was
in the city for a few hours today
looking after some business matters
and visiting with his relatives and
P. II. Meisinger was in the city
today from his home in Flight Mile
Grove.- called here by the serious
condition of .his brother, Jacob
Louis Hce;-r and wife of Pekin.
Illinois, are in the city enjoying u
visit at the home of .G. G. Meisinger
and family and with other relatives
and friends for a short time.
Uncle Pen Beckman was in the
city yesterday afternoon from his
farm home near Murray and while
here took advantage of the occasion ,
to call at the Journal oifice and re- J
new lus subscription to the semi
weekly. Attorney C. H. Taylcr cf Omaha
came down this morning from the
metropolis and surprised his many
friends in the city as this is his i
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first visit to Plattsmouth in several j 'iUUt'suu uu& sa,c "
months. Mr. Taylor reports that , there today.
his law partner. Major Harry Palm- Rue Frans and wife. David Ken
cr is still in service in the army in dall and Miss Margaret Swan raot
China but is expecting shortly to be ! ored up from Union this morning
released and be able to resume his j enroute to Omaha where they will
duties in the practice of his profes-, attend the football game between
sion. Nebraska and Oklahoma.
From Fr'day'ji Pall v.
M. C. Whitehead
and wife of
near Nehawka were in the city to- ;
day. for a few hours looking after
some matters of business. j
F. H. Johnson, of Weeping Water,
was in the city today for a few hours, j
The night was cold and stormy, and
the rain came down in torrents!,
But it made no difference to them, for they
had their NEW EDISON for company.
They had the band play for them, they listened to
the Re-Created voice of many celebrated "singers, a
couple of recitations, a comic, and then they put on a
few dance records. (
This made a well rounded evening of real comfort,
and bed time found them all in good humor.
How about that New Edison you
have been thinking about?
We have them, and will be glad to bring one to your
home on approval if you are interested.
having come up from his home to
visit his sister, Mrs. J. W. Chapman,
who departed today for her home in
Mrs. Will Ambler of Spokane,
Washisgton, who has been in the
city visiting at the home of her
brother. W. W. Wasley and family
departed this afternoon for her
home and was accompanied as far'
as Omaha by Mrs. Valey.
Charles A. Patterson, of Arapahoe,
Nebraska, arrived in the city last
evening to spend a short time here
with his brothers. T. M. and R. F.
Patterson and his sister. Mrs. T. H.
I'oliock. Mr. Patterson has 'been at
tending the bankers convention at
Lincoln for the past few days.
From Saturday's Dally.
G. T. Sliger, constable of Green-
wood precinct came in this morning
from Alvo bringing w ith him Geo.
Sheasley. Mr. Sliger reports the
roads as being very rough.
S. Ray Smith, one of the pro
gressive young farmers of. this lo
cality departed this afternoon for
Pacific Junction to attend the Davis
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From Monday's Dally.
D. O. Hewitt and wife of Green-
ea(t Kansas, were in the city over
Sunday visiting at the home of Mrs.
Hewitt's mother. Mrs. B. Hempel
ano other relatives and friends and
will depart this afternoon for Lin-
coin to visit with relatives and
friends in that city.
Martin Friedrich and daughter.
Miss Amelia, were. among those go
ing to Omaha this morning where
they will visit for a few hours at
the Immanuel hospital with Adam
Fornoff and Mrs. Leonard Terry
berry, who are recovering there
from their operations.
Miss Neva Latta of Murray was
an over Sunday guest at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. James W. Holmes in
this city. Miss Latta is one of the
talented musicians of Murray and
yesterday morning gave a solo num
ber at the morning service at the
From Tuuday'n Dally.
Attorney C. E. TefTt of Weeping
Water came in this morning to look
after some legal matters at the
court house. -
James Stander of Louisville was
in the city today for a few hours
looking after some business matters
with the merchants and at the court
Attorney C. L. Graves of Union
was in the city last evening for a
few hours looking after some legal
matters and also to look after
"Bringing Up Father" at the Par
mele. Miss Carrie Oliver and Miss
Katherine Schrack came down from
Linooln this afternoon for a few
weeks visit at the home of Mr. and
I-Irs. D. C. Morgan. Miss Schrack
has Just returned to Lincoln from
Portland. Oregon, w-here she has
been making her home and will en
Joy a visit with the friends and
relatives in this portion of Nebraska.
From Wednesday's Dally
Henry Guthmann, the Murdock
, banker, was in the city visiting
with his friends and looking after
some matters at the court house to-
Howard D. Newton returned this
afternoon from Pacific Junction,
Iowa, where he was in attendance
at the funeral of an aunt, Mrs. Jen
nie Hiner, which was held in that
place this morning.
E. F. Gribsky and wife departed
this morning on the early Burling
ton train for Grand' Island, Nebras
ka, where they expect to make their
home in the future and where Mr.
Grybsky will make his headquarters
as a traveling representative of the
Mrs. E. E. Mendenhall of Pacific
Junction, was in the city yesterday
afternoon for a few hours visiting
with friends and looking after some
business matters. Mrs. Mendenhall
reports that her son, Merritt, who
recently returned from overseas is
planning on leaving soon for Mex
ico where he was formerly employ
ed as an electrician in one of the
mines in that country.
DOING VERY NICELY.
Miss Helen Neitzel of South Bend.
Indiana, who has been a guest at
the home of Mrs. F. R. Guthmann in
this city for a few days departed
this afternoon for her home. Miss
Neitzel has Just returned from the
west where she was a guest at the
home of her brother, Herman Neit
zel and family at Boise, Idaho. She
reports the Netizel family as being
in good health and having had great
success in their home in the moun
tain state and now have one of the
handsomest residences in Boise as
their home. While in Idaho Miss
Neitzel also visited the C. F. Guth
mann family at Murphy. where'
they too are enjoying prosperity and
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL
YET OF BRIEF
WHITE HOUSE SERVES NOTICE
WARTIME REGIME OVER
UPPER HOUSE IS REAL DRY
One-Half of One Per Cent Alcohol
Content All Now
Washington. D. C, Oct.. 2S. The
senate passed the prohibition en
forcement act over the president's
veto today and made immediately
effective machinery for preventing
sale of beverages containing more
than one-half of 1 per cent alcohol.
The vote was t5 to 20, or eight
more than the necessary two-thirds
majority. While there was a wrangle
over taking up the measure in place
of the peace treaty, which had the
right of way. there never was doubt
as to how the senate stood. It was
overwhelmingly "dry," like the
house, which repassed the bill with
in three hours after the president
had vetoed it. , j- "
To Annul Wartime Law.
Before congress at 3:40 o'clock
finally clinched enactment of the
The undersigned will sell at pub
lic auction on Saturday, November
1, 1919, at the Hesse place on Chi
cago avenue,- located just at the foot
of the McConkey hill, in Platts
mouth, the following described
One Ford roadster, 1919 model.
One Ford touring car, 1917 model.
One iron grey horse, 7 years ojd.
One bay horse 10 years old.
Two sets single harness, one in
cludes two pair of traces.
One phaeton road car, with top
and storm curtains.
One road cart,
One farm cart.
One cozy cab buggy.
One top buggy.
One rachet lever forge.
One foot power lathe. '
One large combination tool chest
and work bench.
One 5-shovel adjustable cultivat
or. One 2-shovel cultivator.
Two steel oil barrels.
One adjustable hand grist mill,
One 4-hole Topsy stove, drum
One 4-piece parlor suite.
Some corn In crib.
Sudan grass and alfalfa hay.
Other articles too numerous to
Sale To Commence at 2 :30 P. M.
TERMS OF SALE: All sums of $10
and under, cash in hand, and on
all sums over $10 a credit of eight
months will be given, . purchaser
giving good bankable paper, bearing
eight per cent interest from date.
All property must be settled for be
fore being removed from the prem
ises. HERMAN J. WOUGH. Owner.
COL. REX YOUNG, Auctioneer.
H. A. SCHNEIDER, Clerk.
enforcement law, despite presiden
tial objection to linking wartime
and constitutional prohibition acts,
there came from the White house
the announcement that the war-time
law which was put into effect aft
er the cessation of hostilities, would
be annulled the moment the senate
formally ratified the German peace
It was the most definite of all offi
cial or semi-official statements bear
ing on the war-time act. Prohibi
tion leaders were plainly disturbed
Ly the news, for they had counted
firmly upon the country reaching
the effective date of constitutional
prohibition January 1C, 1920
without reopening the saloons.
Antis Promise No Delay.
Despite the clamor set up by wet
and dry forces over the White house
pronouncement, senate leaders said
they would proceed with considera
tion of the treaty as heretofore.
Senators who have taken an actiVe
part in the prohibition campaign
branded as unfair and absurd re
ports that they would delay the
treaty simply to keep the liquor
traffic from getting a foothold in
the comparatively short period re
maining before the country will go
dry for good.
Formal denial from the head
quarters of the anti-saloon league
that its officers would take part in
my movement calculated to delay
the treaty. League officers stuck to
the opinion that it would be neces
sary first to ratify the' Austrian
treaty before lifting the wartime
prohibition ban, which was said to
have been the ruling of Attorney
General Palmer, and they declared
their position was not altered by the
fact that President Wilson was pre
pared to cut through legal doubt
and wipe out 'a law, the necessity
for which he believes to have pass
ed. New Act Drastic.
With today's action by the senate
he department of justice is ready
to deal with any offenders against
the drastic provisions of the new
act. At best, heretofore, prosecu
tions were more or less haphazard
and necessarily so, it was said, be
cause of the loosely drawn language
of the act. but the new law gives
ample means of breaking up the
So drastic is the enforcement act
that a man for., instance, may. be
fined or put in jail for displaying a
picture of a brewery or a keg. but
his right to store liquor in his own
home for his own use stood up
against all attacks in the committee
and both houses of congress.
Warning went tonight to dealers
selling 2 pes' cent beer, without
risk heretofore, that the new law
fixed one-half of 1 per. cent as the
legal limit of alcoholic content: .
HEALTH. LIFE AND ACCI
DENT INSURANCE AGENCY
F. G. Egenberger has closed the
contract with the Bonding and In
surance Company, of Boston, insur
ing health and against accident. Mr.
Egenberger being the agent for Cass
county. Ho also represents the
Equitable Life Insurance associa
tion, ontj of the best old line life
insurance companies doing business
in the state. Your Insurance busi
ness will be appreciated.
A healthy man is a king in his
own right; an unhealthy man an
unhappy slave. For impure blood
and sluggish liver, use Burdock
Blood Bitters. On the market 3o
years. $1.25 a bottle.
Fancy itationery at this office.
SAFE BLOWERS CUT TELEPHONE
WIRES AND ARE CAREFUL TO
LEAVE NO CLEW.
BLAST VAULT BY HITRO GHARGE
Registered Bonds Ignored Jewelry
and Other Valuables
Nebraska City. Neb.. Oct. 2S.
The Bank of Julian, ten miles south
of this city, just over the line in
Nemaha county, was cracked by pro
fessional yeggmen about 2 o'clock
this morning. The vault was open
ed through the use of nitro-gly'cer-ine,
which knocked off the., combi
The inner doors were pried open
and boxes of the .customers were
cleaned out. Liberty bonds of the
coupon variety, jewelry and other
valuables were taken by thieves.
The safe containing the bank's
money was not opened. Money be
longing to the .Julian Roosevelt
fund, about $75. in an envelope in
the safe was not taken, probably
because the robbers did not see it.
Woman Hears Explosions.
The bank was entered through
the front door. The thieves first
attempt to cut a hole through- the
vault wall. But it is three feet
thick and it was evidently decided
to trust to "soup" and attack the
door. Two detonations were heard
by Mrs. Watkins. who lives next
door, but she paid no attention to
Private deposit boxes were rifled
and their contents scattered about
the floor. The amount of bonds
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LIVESTOCK, LIFE, AUTOMOBILE AND FIRE INSURANCE
CASS COUNTY FARMS FOR SALE
Also City Property
168 acres west of Plattsmouth $300.00 per acre
160 aons on Louisville road- 300.00 per acre
286 acres west of Plattsmouth 135.00 per acre
168 acres west of Plattsmouth 100.00 per acre
320 acres 4 miles west of Plattsmouth On Louisville road
Will Sell all or a quarter section of this land at a right price.
. WESTERN NEBR. LAND FOR, SALE
. Irrigated and Table Lands
Brick house and two lots, north of Main street in the City of
Plattsmouth A down-right bargain for someone at $3,500.00
House on Vine Street One acre and house, south of Burlington
Shops House and 2 lots on Washington avenue Hoiise and 5
acres south of Plattsmouth House on North 4th Street Corner
?ot on North 4th Street Ten choice building lots in Plattsmouth.
GENERAL MERCHANDISE STOCK
including good building and up-to-date fixtures. Entire stock or
any part? to suit purchaser. Eighty-ve per cent of this stock bought
on old prices Terms on building to suit. Located in eastern Ne
braska in thriving country towa doing fine business.
Farmers Insure Your Hogs in Our Live Stock
Insurance. Best and Safest.
F. G. EGEW
THURSDAY. OCTOBER 20. 1919.
taken is estimated at $2,000, but
will not be known until the cashier,
C. L. Mesnet, and his assitants can
check over the bond records. Sev
eral people had valuable jewelry in
their boxes. These articles were
Coupon Bonds Taken.
The thieves knew what they were
doing, as shown by the fact the
telephone cable was cut. They were
also experts in the use of nitro-gly-cerine,
and left no tracks behind. It
is supposed they entered the town
by automobile, although from what
direction or where they went after
the raid is not known.
Registered bonds were not taken,
but every coupon bond with the ex
ception of three or four is missing.
To the Taxpayers of Cass County:
We the undersigned wish to call
the attention of the taxpayers of
Cass County to the importance of
the coming election on November 4,
1919, at which time the question of
the issue of bridge bonds to the
amount of $100,000.00 will be sub
mitted to the voters.
We consider that an emergency
exists which requires the earnest
thought and action of those who are
interested in county affairs.
Our old bridges have been deter
iorating faster than new ones could
be boult with the funds raised by
current taxation and we the coun
ty commissioners of Cass county
wish to state that in order to have
funds available for the construction
cf bridges necessary for the con
venience of the public the bonds
should be voted.
JULIUS A. PITZ.
C. F. HARRIS.
II. J. MILLER.
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scratch, the worse the itch. Try
Doan's Ointment. For eczema, any
skin itching. 60c a box.
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: - Plattsmouth, Neb.
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