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I-IGNEAY. BICOIIEE 8. 1910.
PLATTSMOTITII SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL
Don't Miss Our
Come and ree how satisfactory Christmas shopping can be made
how well we can fill your wants.
Brouler Watches, Beak ! Beads, Diamond Rings,
Gents' Watches, Belts, Rings,
Silverware, Cut Glass, Ivory, Clocks, Etc.
VIGTROLAS 52 RECORDS!
J. W. CRABILL:
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FAIR AND WARMER
HERE NEXT FRIDAY
This However Applies to One cf Clev
erest Shows on American Stage
and Not the Weather.
(in next Friday evening; -it the
I'jrwt-le theater will he presented
ov.v of the most successful corned ie.s
i the present generation. "Fair antl
Warmer." with the full meropolitan
eat that fcr one year kept the Nev
York puhlie laughing and score 1
equally a-; a fun producer in Chicago
where it enjoyed a run of six months.
This flu w c-ines with a guarantee
f it be ins all t liar is claimed for it
and he one of the season's suc
cesses in this city.
Messrs. Moore and f'loidt. mana-
of the Parmele are well please!
r t cv have l.en able to secure
tflU-Rttraction for their patrons and
.vill le the verdict after seeing the
w that it is truly "some show."
Tiie play i ior laughing purposes and
there is nor a dull moment in the
.v oT clever ar.d sparkling comedy
t is offered bv the company of
hiuli class stage artists.
PREPARE FOR WITHDRAWAL
OF AMERICANS FROM MEXICO
El Paso. Tex.
repr-sentat ivt s of American concerns
Mf::ie: 'o'ay were preparin:
carry out instructions for withdraw
al of American citizens employed
be'ov the border in Mexico. No im
mediate exodus of Americans. of
whom there are many hundreds, is
expected, howt ver. American busi
ness agents here are endeavoring to
provide a fjuick movement from
Mexico of all Americans, if such a
movement becomes imperative.
Instructions to prepare for imme
diate withdrawal from Mexico came
yesterday on the heels of news from
Wa-.hingt(.n concerning the Mexican
situation as viewed in congress. In
some e-ises the instructions were for
immediate withdrawal, and in others
the call was less urgent and appar
ently was designed as a precaution
ary measure so that Americans in
isolated sections of Mexico can be
We haven good supply of alcohol for your radiator. Call in and
-et filled and feel safe when a sudden drop of the thermometer comes.
The "one" safe an ii-f reey.e.: will not injure the radiator or hose.
(ioodrich and Firestone tires and tubes. Silvertown cords carried
in :o k. Truck tire agf ncy solids or pneumatics.
Trop Arctic and Eu-Ua-Co oil. We have an oil that will flow free
lv at l'r below zero. .lust what you want for winter. Special price on
five gallon lots.
Studebaker Cars Maxwell
Cars and Trucks!
Our service department will serve yon on
any make of car or truck. Try us out!
J. F WOLFF,
Main St. Garage Telephone 79
Block South of Postoffice
ad JjT cr
I notified to he readv for anv eventual
If the 1'nited States senate should
pass the resolution withdrawing rec
ognition from the Carranza govern
ment, it was said there would he an
immediate exodus from Mexico, leav
ing many mines and other properties
idle and throwing thousands of Mex
ican laborers out of work.
Feeling against Americans, regard
ed as none too friendly, might lead
to serious consequences for Ameri
cans unable to leave at the first
i warning, it was said.
GOLDMAN AND BERKMAN
FERRIED TO ISLAND
New York. Dec. o. Alexander
Ilerkman and Emma Goldman, his
companion in 30 years of anarchistic
activities, were sent from the main
land of the United States today,
probably never to return.
Ordered deported for urging over
throw of the government by violence,
they were taken by ferry from the
tip end of Manhattan to the immi
gration station at Eilis island, where
they will be held until a ship is avail
able to send them to Russia, whence
they came. Their liberty on bail ex
pired when they were surrendered
by their counsel at the demand of
the department of labor.
THAyer COUNTY MEN
START CUTTING WOOD
Deshler. Nebr.. Dec. f. A gang of
men commenced cutting trees this
week on the twenty-acre addition to
the Deshler park and Thayer coun
ty fair ground, recently purchased by
I the town board and directors of the
society. The trees will be cut into
lengths small enough to be dragged
to a central location where they
will be cut into stove and furnace
lengths by a power saw. The wood
will be sold to those in need of fuel.
There is no suffering for fuel in
Thayer county but strict economy is
being practiced. Arrangements are
being made by the Commercial club
to operate a gang of wood cutters on
the Blue river and every effort will
be made to rush the production of
wood for fuel.
The Journal prints sale bills.
OVER THE COUNTY
Harmand Beck of Nehawka was in
town on Thursday for a short time,
lie and Wiu. Deles Dernier motored
on to Lincoln to attend to business
matters. ; : .;
The first of tbe mouth Lloyd Deles
Drnier commenced carrying the
mail from the train to the postoffice.
Don Strahan had been carrying it up
to this time. , f .Qj
A number have been chopping
wood in the face of the scarcity of
coal and Charles Peck has been
cleaning up a bunch of wood on the
Clapp land and C. M. Guernsey on the
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Penferman and
little daughter cf Rockwell City.
Iowa, visited several days here with
the Penferman families and the
William Deles Dernier family. Mr.
Penterman is one of the owners of a
large department store at Rockwell
City and is doing a big business. His
many friends here were glad to see
him and to know that he is making
On Thursday morning we thought
the world was coming to an end.
The phone rang we lifted the receiver
and such outbursts of laughter. It
was Don Fentiman and the cause for
all this was that he was grandpa and
the first intimation that we got of
what was the matter was when he
could say "It's a boy." A fine eight
pound boy was born to Mr. and Mr?.
Clifton Fentiman on Thursday morn
ing. December 4. 1919. Congratula
tions are in order for both the happy
parents and the proud grandparents.
t LOUISVILLE 2
Mr. and Mrs. Emil Denning and
Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Dehning drove
to Schuyler on Wednesday of last
week to spend Thanksgiving with a
sister of the two ladies, Mrs. Ray
Mr. and Mrs. James Dixon spent
Thanksgiving with their daughter.
Mrs. Philip Hirz aul family. who
live on a large farm near Platts
mouth. and where they enjoyed a
Miss Edith Mayfield has accepted
a position in the postoffice as assist
ant, the work being a little too
heavy for Postmaster Ossenkop and
his wife, who will now have a little
time from their arduous duties
which have kept them on the job too
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Wood and fam
ily and their guests. Mr. and Mrs.
II. S. Barnhart. and Mrs. J. P. Wood
went to Elmwood to spend Thanks
giving on the farm with the C. C.
Jackman family. Mrs. J. P. Wood re
mained over for a few days' visit
with her daughter. Mrs. Jackman
While attempting to fill a lighted
lantern at his home last Friday ev
ening. William Schwalm. living out
north of Manley. was badly burned
about the hands as the can exploded
with terrific force. Burning oil was
thrown over his clothing but his
rare presence of mind perhaps saved
his life. He ran from the. house and
threw himself at length into a bank
of snow thus extinguishing the
flames. The oil scattered over the
floor and over the kitchen furniture
threatened the house with destruc
tion and only by quick and hard
work was it possible to save the
building. In the excitement Mr.
Schwalm did not realize how badly
he had been burned until the flames
had been extinguished in the house.
The flesh from his left hand literally
hung in shreds. His right hand was
not so badly burned, however, and
Dr. Worth man. who was called to
dress the wounds, stated that he
might be able to use the right hand
within a week or ten days. His lips
were also blistered by the flames.
WEEPING WATER i
Claude Canaday who is attending
the state farm school and his friend.
Miss Stoll of University Place, came
down Thursday night for the week
end visit with his father. Henry Can
aday and other relatives.
George Heneger sold his farm last
week where E. L. Dowler lives, two
miles tiouthwest of town, to Albert
Pool of Wabash, who is figuring cm
the school advantages in the future.
Gordon Heneger 13 getting to be
some real estate man, at least he is
keeping up with some of the old
hands at the business as we under
stand he made about $0,000 on this
farm which he owned just a year.
The annual meeting of the Cass
County Farm bureau board was held
at Weeping Water December 2 and
a very good crowd was present con
sidering the weather. The following
were elected "as member of the farm
bureau board. President. W. li. Ban
ning. Union; vice president. Harry
Bricker, Greenwood; secretary.
George W. Towle. Weeping Water;
directors. Charles Noyes. Louisville,
Frank J. Davis. Weeping Water.
George Foreman, Alvo and B. P.
Mrs. Mable Wirth Wiles was born
in Louisville. Nebraska. January 12.
1S92, departed this life in the M. E.
hospital Omaha, Nebraska. November
24. 1919. at the age of 27 years. 10
months and 12 days. She was united
in marriage to Roy Wiles Januarv
112. 1909. To this union were born
two children, a son and a daughter.
Claude the son preceded his mother
while Muriel is left at a tender age
to mourn the loss. Besides her hus
band, daughter, father and mother,
there are three brothers, one sister
and a host of other relatives and
friends to mourn her departure.
Funeral services were conducted
at the Congregational church by Rev.
N. F. Horn, pastor of the Church of
Christ. Interment was made in the
Oak wood cemetery.
At the L. P. Wolcott home C3 rela
tives and close friends enjoved get-
ting together for the Thanksgiving
j feast. Turkey and good things to
! eat were only one feature of the
enjoyment as it was a family reun
ion and brought with it the joys and
thankfulness of all being together
again. The ones from the furthest
distance were Alex Hiichman and
family. Among those present were
Mr. and Mrs., R. W. Hitchman. Alex
Hitchman and family of Tampico.
Mexico; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hitchman
of Plattsmouth; Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Hitchman and family of Omaha; Mr.
end Mrs. Ray Clark of Lincoln; Mr.
and Mrs. John R. PilMng and fam
ily of Omaha; Mrs.- H. B. Wolcott
and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Day and fam
ily. The L. P. Wolcott family of
seven made a total of "?..
BOX SUPPER AT COTTONWOOD.
On next Thursday evening. De
cember 11, there v. ill be a box sup
per given at the Cottonwood school
where Miss Elizabeth Beeson is
i teacher. In connection with this
supper there will be given a com
plete amusement program, fortune
telling booths, an excellent oyster
stew, and everything to complete an
evening's enjoyment. There will be
lots of pretty girls with well filled
boxes of all the good things to eat.
All the girls are requested to bring
pretty boxes and the fellows plenty
of money. The musical program will
contain several numbers of imported
talent. The entertainment will
start at 8 o'clock. You are invited
and requested to bring all your
JUST GOT OVER A COLD?
Look out for kidney troubles and
backache. Colds overtax the kidneys
and often leave them weak. For
weak kidneys well, read what a
Plattsmouth man says:
Ben Brooks. Main street, says: "A
bad cold left me with a severe at
tack of kidney complaint. I had
nain in my hack and hips and at
times it extended up into my shoul
der blades. I was laid up for several
weeks. My back ached for hours
and I was subject to dizzy spells,
during which my sight blurred.
Half a box of Doan's Kidney Pills
relieved these troubles and after
tising two boxes. I regained my
OVER THREE YEARS LATER.
Mr. Brooks said: "I couldn't speak
too highly of Doan's, for it was this
old. reliable medicine that fixed me
up in fine shape when I was down
with lumbago. I haven't had an at
Price 60c. at all dealers. Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy
get Doan's Kidney Pills the same
that Mr. Brooks .had. Foster-Mil-burn
Co.. Mfrs.. Buffalo. N. Y.
JACK FOR SALE.
Big young jack, a good foal getter,
also one black mare, eight years old.
weight 1.400 pounds. One set of
heavy work harness in good shape.
Also some White Plymouth Rock
roosters. Ira Bates, Cedar Creek.
Light Brahma roosters for sale at
$2.50 each while they last. Mrs.
George Reynolds, Plattsmouth, Neb.
Wall Paper, Paints. Glass. Picture
Framing. Frank Gobelman.
0. JENKINS GIVEN FREEDOM
AT HANDS OF CARRAN
ZISTAS IT IS SAID.
MIGHT BE RANSOM WAS PAID
Although State Department Believes'
Its Note Has Proven Effective I
with the Mexicans.
Washington. Dec. William O.
Jenkins. the American consular
agent imprisoned at Puebla. Mexico,
was released Thursday night.
The American embassy in Mexico
City reported his release in a dis
patch received by the state depart
ment this afternoon, and almost at
the same time news dispatches were
received from Mexico City which
said a check for $500 had been de
posited with the civil authorities at
The difference in the two reports
seemed to raise some doubt wheth
er Jenkins was released uncondition
ally on the diplomatic representa-
U1 lur 1 ",,ru
or whether he had been released on
hail, as the Mexican authorities con -
tended he could.
The state department, however,
took the view that Jenkins had been
released on its diplomatic represen
tations. News of Jenkins' release was com
municated to the White House by the
state department while the president
was conferring with Senators Hitch-,
cock and Fall. Dr. Grayson took the
message directly to the president and
Wilson Reserves Judgment
President Wilson today reserved
judgment on the Mexican situation
until he could examine evidence
submitted by Senator Fall of New
Mexico on which the senator based
his charges that the Mexican ambas
sador and consuls in the
States had distributed "Red" propa- i
ganda in the United States.
Senators Fall and Hitchcock con
ferred with the president for nearly
an hour. They said they did not ask
his judgment on the pending resolu
tion requesting the president to
sever diplomatic relations with Mex.
ico. but he promised to indicate his
views later after a study of Senator
Senator Fall said in reply to ques
tions, that he was "entirely" satis
fied with the president's condition
and with his ability to handle the
WILSON WILL LEAVE
TREATY WHERE IT IS
Washington, Dec. 3. President
Wilson has no intentian of with
drawing the peace treaty from the
senate for the present. Senator
Hitchcock of Nebraska announced to
day after his visit to the president.
He discussed the treaty question
with the president briefly , after the
conference on the Mexican situation.
The president thinks the failure
of the senate to act op the treaty at
the special session shifted the re
sponsibility in the matter to "other,
shoulders," Senator Hitchcock said '
"He is just going to let it stay
where it is at present."
NEW YORK ECONOMIZING.
New York. Dec. 5. Electric heat
ing of New York's subway and ele
vated trains was suspended during
the rush periods.
Officials said it meant a saving of
1.000 tons of coal a day.
Beginning tonight the great white
way in the theatrical district will
go into partial eclipse. Big electric
signs will be operated only Jaetween
the hours of 7:30 and 8:30 p. m.
Bunkering of American cargo ves
sels bound for foreign countries will
be regulated by the central coal com
mittee in Washington, beginning to
dav because of the coal shortage.
The Tidewater Coal exchange today
received the following message from
"Coal for bunkering of American
flag vessels clearing for foreign coun
tries, other than those regularly en
gaged in the passenger trade will not
be furnished except on application to
The fuel administration's embargo
on bunker coal for foreign vessels in
American ports is causing concern
in diplomatic circles at.Washington.
Although no official protest has been
made, the situation was discussed by
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The Plattsmouth Garage :
Telephone 394 7th and Vine Sts. "
AT YOUR SERVICE -
REO CARS AND TRUCKS I
We repair all makes of cars, recharge batteries. Electric
welding and carbon burning. Radiator repair work!
STORAGE, GAS AND OILS
Let us supply your needs.
SECOND HAND CARS FOR SALE
One 5-passenger Carter Car. Best buy for the money.
One 5-passenger Reo, in excellent shape.
One 5-passenger Ford in fine condition. Priced right.
One 5-passenger Chevrolet, like new.
Look These Cars Over Before You Buy
J. E. SVZASQft, Prop.
subordinate attaches of embassies
and officials of the shipping board.
Only enough coal to take the for
eign vessels back to home ports is
asked, and it was pointed out that
this would relieve present congestion
in American ports.
Great Britain, more concerned
than any other country by reason of
i jts larger number of ships, can make
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no claim iui uran pi i tr. i iwn, il
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agreement with the United State?.
There was a suggestion that the
Briti.-h government might be forced
to ship coal from Wales to New York
as it did once during the war.
PLANES MANNED BY GERMAN:
Washington, Dec. 5. Mexico has
, 24 war type airplanes mobilized at
Chihuahua Citv alone and is obtain-
i jng additional planes from Germany
according to war department infor
mation given to the house military
committee today by Brigadier Gen
eral Mitchell, chief of operation of
the army air service.
The department also has informa
tion. General Mitchell said, that
pilots in the German army
BUT WHICH CAN BE PAID SOONER IF DESIRED
We place such loans through the LINCOLN
JOINT STOCK LAND BANK, of Lincoln,
Nebraska, which during the past year has
loaned over $6,000,000.00 to the farmers of
Iowa and Nebraska.
NO DELAYS! NO RED TAPE!
A FAIR RATE OF INTEREST
Ask Us About It
Bank of Cass Co.,
Plattsmouth -:- -:- Nebraska
g Some Opportunities IVe Are
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Properties. We Consider Them J
Splendid Investments! j;
!()-acres adjoining- the City of l'lattsmouth, well improved with rood &
modern house, only six years old; rood barn and plenty of other build- y
hips. The land lays smooth to rolling and is clean. It lias been seeded r
down and is very productive. Just enough pood pasture to make it a Ji
well balanced farm. The pric; is $260.00 per acre for quick sale; pos- j
session given March 1st, 1920. y
80 acres eight miles south of Plattsmouth and four miles from Mur- g
ray. This is a pood small farm and has prood improvements. It consists ?
of i0 acres of farm land, which laysMuooth andlio acres of pently rollinp
pasture with runninp water. The price of this farm has been reduced
to $225.00 per acre for immediate sale. Possession to be given March ,
1st, 1!)2(, and pood terms can be arranged with purchaser.
We also have several pieces of choice acreage projerty iD and P
around Plattsmouth, well improved, that we can sell worth the money. j
If you are looking for an investment or a home come in and let us
talk it over with you. These properties are priced right. L
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I are arriving in Mexico for service
in army air forces there.
The United States. General
Mitchell said, has produced practic
ally no aerial war equipment since
the armistice and consequently is not
capable of meeting any first class
power in the air today, as foreicn
countries have continued develop
ment of war-time air equipment.
Although the army owns 1,000
foreign built pursuit planes, these
could not be used for combat work,
he said, adding that they would be
;f value only for training duty, as
'hey were out of date.
CITIZENS OF OTHER COUN
TRIES KILLED IN MEXICO
Washington, Dec. fi. The presi
dent today sent to the senate in re
sponse to a resolution adopted last
June, a report from Secretary Lan
sing that 927 citizens of countries
other than the United States had
been killed in Mexico since the over
throw of Porfiorio Diaz. More than
one-third of those killed were Chi
nese. The report supplemented one
made to the senate on the number
of Americans killed in Mexico.
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