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THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 1920.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL
is a word you often see in advertising
with many it is only a word here it is
an'actual fact. Service means to us just
what it means to you. Service is some
thing we practiceas sincerely as we
aim 111 off
Rev. J. B. Taylor was a passenger
to Omaha last Wednesday, where he
was looking after some business mat
ters for a short time.
Mrs. A. J. Stokes and son will move
this week to the farm of C. W. Chris
wisser near Murray, and the place
which has been farmed for some
time past by Frank Hogue.
Miss Jessie Todd is reported as
being sick at her home in Union,
but it is hoped the illness will be of
but short duration, and
will soon be well again.
Misses Clarice and Amy Streight.
f South Bend, were visitors in
w. uv. "-.v. ,.w.
Uuion for a few days, guests at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. E. McCowen,
ami also of their many young friends
Mrs. Mary Taylor and daughter.
Miss Rachel, who are making their
home at University Place, where Miss
Rachel is attending school, were
visitors with friends in Union over
Fred Young, who has moved to
the west, but who was here look
ins after some business matters, de
parted last Monday afternoon for
Stratton. Colorado, where he will
make his home in the future.
Mrs. Louis Straw, a granddaugh
ter of Rev. and Mrs. Morrison, who
makes her home at Syracuse, is re
ported as being very sick from the
aller-effects of influenza, and it ie
feared that an operation may have
to bo resorted to in order to relieve
the affection on her lungs. Friends
here who know her are hopeful that
she may soon be on the road to re-
LINCOLN COUNTY, COLORADO LAND
We are making trips to Colorado every week.
Come and make a trip and see the country. Special
prices on farms to March 1, 1920. Prices $17.50
to $50 per acre, according to location and improve
ments. One wheat crop will pay for the land. Land
already sown in wheat. Have 60 acres 3 miles east
of Union for quick sale at $135.00 per acre. Good
terms. Phone L. R. Upton, phone No. 39.
Box 11. Union, Neb.
BE READY FOR SPRING PICS!
Mure is an Easy Hog: House to Build.
Prepared Exclusively for The Journal.
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G. W. Cheney and family were
visiting with friends in Plattsmouth
last Sunday evening, driving up in
Carl W. Stone and family, of Ne
hawka, were visiting with friends in
and near Union last Sunday, driving
over in their car.
Ray McMaken was a visitor in
Union last Monday, driving a trav-
! eliug man. On the trip they made
Murraj Nehawka, Avoca. Weeping
Water, Elmwood and Eagle.
Charles Bowdish was a business
visitor in Avoca and Nehawka dur-
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,nff after completing the sale of
some excellent lands which are lo-
laicu in caaici u vuiuiauu auu xiatc
proven most productive of wheat.
Mrs. Geneva Kendall, who has
been making her home at Milford
for the past few months, returned
the other day and will remain in
Union for the present. While at
Milford the good lady enjoyed her
self very well, considering the fact
that she was separated from her
many friends here.
Wm. Pickering, formerly of Union,
but for some time a resident of Car
roil, this state, has been visiting in
and near Union the past few days.
returnine last Tuesdav eveninsr to
his home in the northwest. While i
here. Mr. Pickering was a guest attnat any time 1,e chooses.
the home of his friend. Dean Aus- Miss Verna Harris, who is era
tin. who accomnanipd him as far as
Omaha when he was enroute home,
and tarried in the metropolis a few
hours to look after some business
Henry H. Becker was busy shred
ding fodder the first of the week at
the farm of Robert Willis.
L. W. Crawford departed for Hart
ington a short time ago, where he
will make his home during the com
A. L. Becker was a business visi
tor in Omaha last Tuesday, going up
on the early morning Missouri Pa
Ellis LaRue was a visitor in Ne
braska City last Friday, where he
attended a dance given by some cf
R. U Stine has- been under the
weather the past few days and has
been confined to his home a part of
C. V. Clarke, proprietor of the
Union hotel, was a business visitor
in Nebraska City for a few hours
J. H. Brown, of near Murray, was
a visitor in Union for a short time
last Monday afternoon, coming to
look after some business matters.
John Frans, Frank Mead and John
Finkle attended the dance in Ne
braska City Saturday evening and re
port having had a most enjoyable
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Gerkin visited
with friends and acquaintances in
Nehawka over the week end, being
guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Gust Minnier, who has made his
home near Union for some time,
moved to near Plattsmouth the first
of the week, where he will farm
during the coming summer.
Rue Frans and wife and Mrs. Jen
nie Frans. mother of the former,
were looking after some business
matters at Nebraska City last Mon
day afternoon, driving down in Mr.
Earl Merrit is doing some paint-
ins: and decorating at the heme of
Charles Dysart, northeast of Union.
Fred Clark is making arrangements
to move to his farm in the near fu-
I ture and will conduct the work on
the place during the coming year.
John Farris and family, of Mur
ray, were visiting in Union Sunday,
being guest3 at the home of C. F.
Harris and wife. They spent the
day together most pleasantly, re
counting the time when they all
lived in "Ole Virginy."
11 is reported that a young man
of the community made a hasty de
parture from Union a short time ago,
fearing that some of his acts might
Lring down on his head something
more than maledictions. It is thot
he was most fortunate in making his
Frank Boggs purchased a car at
the sale on the Davis farm and has
had the buzz wagon brought to
town with the intention of making
it over into some useful article, that
is unless he sells it at a handsome
profit, and it is reported he can do
ployed by the Sheldon Manufactur
inS company in the office at their
Plant in .-senawKa, was a vwior ai
,ier home in Union over Sunday.
She was accompanied by Miss Aue
line Crow, another employe in the
Sheldon company's offices, who visit
ed here over the week end.
The sale held by Mrs. Clara Da
vis on the Davis farm, with Will
Carraher, as manager, proved very
successful, there being a large sized
crowd and spirited bidding.. Con
sequently the property offered all
brought good prices. The weather
was far from being favorable for
conducting a sale, and many had to
go to the house to get warm, but the
more eager bidders stuck it out and
vied with each other for possession
of the property offered
Will Teach Factoryville School
I Miss Bessie LaRue, who is one of
the capable young women of Union,
has accepted the tender of the Fac
toryville school and last Monday be
gan her duties as teacher at that
place. Miss LaRue is a capable
young woman and will make a suc
cess at school teaching.
Has Purchased a Fine Home
J. D. Cross, manager of the Farm
er's Co-operative store in Union, has
just purchased a fine home, the one
which was formerly the residence of
Rue Frans, and which is one of the
finest residence properties in this
part of the state. Mr. Frans has
purchased a farm and will in a short
time move to the country.
Will Have Services Sunday .
Services at the Methodist church
Sunday will include Bible school and
preaching services in the morning,
while in the afternoon both the Jun
ior and the Intermediate Epworth
Leagues will meet. In the evening
the Senior Epworth League will meet
followed by the usual preaching ser
vice. All are invited to attend these
Made the Trip in Car
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Eaton and Mr.
and Mrs. George A. Shrader. which
latter couple reside near Nehawka,
departed in their cars a few days
ago for Arriba. Colorado, where
they will make their future home.
They had shipped their household
goods and furnishings a few days be
fore in a car from Nehawka, and ex
pected to reach their destination be
fore the arrival of the goods.
These, two families expect to meet
with prosperity in the west and be
ing progressive, hard working peo
ple they will no doubt make an ex
cellent success of their endeavors
and do well out there. At least this
is the wish of their many friends in
old Cass county.
Made Merry with Friends
The people of Union met at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Cross.
where they tendered a farewell re-1
ception to the families of Messrs. and
Mesdames Ray and Carl Cross, and
a most entertaining time was nau.
The- evening was spent in games)
and social conversation, including
the expressed wishes of all present
that good health, happiness and pros-
perity might be showered upon thein
in abundance in their new home in
the west. The climax of the even-
ing came in the delightful manner in
which the hostess served the delic-
ious refreshments and which were
greatly enjoyed by those present.
Visited vith Friends in Union
Editor A. B. Rutledge, of the Ne
hawka News-Ledger, and senior
partner of the publishing company,
was in union a tew nours last iMon-1 The woman's Christian Temper
day looking after some business ance unjon held an excellent meet
matters and meeting his old friends ing and pr0gram at the home of Mrs.
here. Mr. Rutledge is a very gen- j B Taylor Wednesday. A large
ial gentleman and with his son, who,,uiraber ot the members were in at
is one of the popular young men ; tendance and an excellent time was
about Union, as well as at the coun
ty seat and in his home town of Ne
hawka, is making the News-Ledger
a live newspaper, as well as succeed
ing financially in the business.
Getting Ready to Farm
ien i nacKer, wno uy reason oil
his broad acquaintanceship, doesn't
need any introduction to the peo-
pie of Union, where he and his wife
have a host nf friends, has moved to
near Union and will farm the George perintendent McDonald of the pub
Eaton Dlace this summer. Mr. Thack- lie schools gave a very learned ad-
or is i-Pttinf- thinsrs in readiness
for his spring and summer work.
Attend the Basket Supper
While you are helping to provide
a library for the public school, have
a good time as well. You are now
presented an opportunity that has
for its purpose the drawing together
of the whole community for the pur
pose of securing funds for this excel
lent cause, when a box supper will
be given at the M. V. A. hall on Fri
day, March 5th, the proceeds of
which will be used for the purchase
of books for the school library.
The ladies are requested to bring
boxes and baskets, containing a suf
ficient supply of food for two, and
the gentlemen are requested to lay
aside a liberal sura for the purchase
of the boxes.
A program will be given and an
excellent time is in store for all who
attend. Come, have some fun, and
at the same time assist in securing
some good books for the boys and
girls to read. Yes, you may enjoy
thenr yourselves as well, as they will
be for general distribution through
the community the same as books
from a public library.
A Rather Tangerous Place
The crossing over the Missouri Pa
cific tracks at the foot of Main street
is developing into a very dangerous
place, and near fatal accidents have
occurred in plentiful number there
of late. Some damage has been done
and by the most miraculous escapes
have lives been spared. Last Monday
a string of opts 4'ithcr slipped away
or were left standing over the street
and it was hours before an engine
was sent to remove them so people
could cross the tracks over the high
way intended for uninterrupted trav
el. It looks like an electric gong
should be placed there or a flagman
employed to give warning of im
ponding danger from the approach
of trains and thus protect the lives
of those who might desire to pass
over the tracks.
Eben Peck Very Sick
E. E. Leach Las been called to
Eagle on account of the illness of
his grandfather, Eben Peck, who is
the father of Mrs. Hattie Leach. Al
though his advanced age is against
him, it is hoped that he will soon be
LATER Mr. Peck passe daway at
his home in Eagle Monday evening,
and the funeral is to occur Thurs
day. A more complete account of
his life will be given in a later issue
of the Journal.
Grand Daughter Has Arrived
Mr. and Mrs. Winfield Swan are
rejoicing because of the arrival at
the home of their daughter, Mrs.
Charles Swan and husband, of
the daintiest little bit of femininity,
whose coming has gladdened the
home of the parents as well as the
heart of the grandparents. All con
cerned are going nicely and not
withstanding appearances, Grandpa
Swan is expected to pull through.
Series of Special Sermons
Rev. J. B. Taylor of the Baptist
church i3 inaugurating another, of
his special series of sermons, those
this time touching upon the events
at the Mount of ' Transfiguration.
The first of the series will be deliv
ed this coming Sunday morning and
the culmination of the series will
come on Easter morning, Sunday,
April 4th. The subject next Sunday
will be "Ascending the Mount," and
the one the following Sunday "A
View of the Master." Succeeding
subjects in the order of their dis
cussion will be, "A Talk with the
Celestial Visitors," "The Awe of the
Bewildered Disciples" and "The De
scent from the Summit," on Easter
morning. All those who are inter
ested in knowing more about the
love and care of the Master, had bet
ter be in attendance at the Baptist
church each week and get the bene
fit of this series of sermons in its
a complete general line of
When in need of anything
A. L. BECKER,
Will Hold Easter Program
Mrs j B. Taylor has in hand the
matter of a program for the Easter
services at the Baptist church and is
preparing a delightful entertainment
Which will be given In conjunction
With the regular sermon on Easter
morning. One of the excellent fea-
tures of the program will be the
spiendid special musical numbers
and sontrs ied bv Miss Bessie LaRue.
and provided through courtesy of the
young people of Union, among whom
some very excellent talent is to be
Held Very Pleasant Meeting
had. The first on the program was
an address by Rev. J. B. Taylor on
the "Origin of the Bible," and which
showed deep study in the subject on
which he spoke. This was followed
by a masterly address by Rev. L.
Morrison, who spoke on "The Debt
the Public Schools Owe to Chris-
tianity." In his reasoning, the logic
of his remarks showed very profound
research and an application of the
facts to the question at hand. Su-(
dress on the subject of "Moral Edu-
cation," emphasizing his remarks by
applications of the effect on those
who have come under the influence
of good training and the results ex
hibited by those who lacked this
requisite to good education. Miss
Rabe and Professor Ward gave a
beautiful instrumental recital, while
Misses Crozier and Anderson sang a
very pretty duet. The entire fac
ulty of the public schools attended
the evening program.
Will Hold Village Caucus
The voters of the village of Union
will meet in mass caucus next Fri
day evening, March 5th, at 8:00
o'clock, for the purpose of consider
ing the placing in nomination of
eight candidates for village trustees
at the coming spring election, and
to secure some preference from the
voters for the position of Clerk and
Treasurer. All voters are urged to
be present. The call has been sign
ed by Mayor D. R. Frans and Clerk
F. H. McCarthy.
Two Jacks for Sale
I have two large jacks, one G years
and the other 8 years old, which 1
am offering for sale. The younger
one especially large. Their colts can
be seen here. Address or telephone
me. E. E. LEACH,
tf) Union, Neb
GEORGE WOOD RETURNING
TO OLD BOYHOOD HOME
The friends of Mr. and Mrs
George Wood of Malta, Montana,
will be surprised and pleased to learn
that they are moving back to Louis
ville, where Mr. Wood will accept
the position of cashier of the Home
State bank left vacant by the resig
nation of his brother, C. E. Wood.
C. E. Wood has been with the
Home State bank for years and has
been highly respected by the officers
of this institution and well liked by
the general public. He is courteous
and affable, always abliging and
Having hold my place I will offer
for sale at public auction at my
home east of the Burlington lumber
yard, South Park, Plattsmouth, on
Saturday, March 6
the following described property,
One team of iron gray mares, sev
en years old, weight 2200; one bay
colt, 11 months old.
One extra good milk cow, giving
milk; one heifer calf.
Two brood sows.
Five dozen Rhode Island Red
One wagon; one buggy; one cart;
one Deering mowing machine; one
Deering hay rake; one alfalfa reno
vator; one Janesville walking culti
vator; one 2-section harrow; one
walking plow; one hay rack; one
corn drill; one cider mill; one power
feed grinder and 3-inch belt; one 1
horse power gasoline engine; one .1
minute 2-tub power washing ma
chine, new; one corn sheller; one
grindstone; one set of harness; one
Old Trusty incubator; one canvas
cover, 16x24 feet; 125 feet new 3-4
Inch rope; three iron pulleys; one
Hot Blast heating stove; one 7 -gallon
churn; one ice box; one scales;
one garden plow; one hand' corn
planter; two steel gasoline barrels;
two bushels of seed corn; six bush
els of seed potatoes; six tons of oats;
35 fence posts; two wood piles; one
Edison phonograph with 55 records;
and many other articles too numer
our to mention.
Sale commences at 1 o'clock sharp.
Terms of Sale
All sums of $10 and under, cash.
On sums over $10 a credit of six to
eight months time will be given,
purchaser giving bankable note bear
ing eight per cent interest from date.
No property to be removed until set
JAMES DVORAK, Owner.
W. R. Young, Auctioneer.
R. F. Patterson, Clerk.
Ready for Spring Work!
I have paper books from three different firms, with
very beautiful and tasteful patterns contained therein.
I am prepared to do your interior decorating and out
side painting. Call at hy home and see samples, or
phone me and I will call on you.
EARL MERRITT, Painter and Decorator
Phone No. 86 -:- -:- -:- Union, Nebr.
Things Good to Eat!
I am selling Staple and Fancy Groceries. Come in and we
will help you solve the problem of the high cost of living. We
have everything in the grocery line in season, and sell at the
lowest price, consistent with reliable lines of merchandise. Give
us a trial.
. D. STBWE,
We have accepted the agency in Union and vicinity for the
"Baby Overland," which you must see and ride in to appreciate.
We also carry Oldsomobile Cars and Trucks and Reo Cars and
Trucks. We have a number of good mechanics ready for any work
that may be offered in the repair line. We also carry a full stock
of tires and accesories for all makes of cars. See us for cars or
will be greatly missed by the patrons
of the bank. He has been offered a
splendid position in a bank at Peetz,
Colorado, where relatives of Mrs.
Weed now reside and where they
visited last summer. Peetz is a flour
ishing little city and Mr. Wood feels
that the opportunities for greater
advancement justify the change.
Their many friends In this vicinity
wish them every success and happi
ness in their new home.
George Wood, who is now return
ing, has been at the head of the
bookkeeping department of a large
mercantile company in Montana, but
since the death of his father a few
years ago. he has felt a desire to be
nearer his mother in her declining
years and when the offer came to
take his brother's place, he decided
to make the change.
He needs no Introduction to the
people of Louisville, having lived
here the greater part of his life. He
is an expert accountant and the
Home State bank is indeed fortu
nate in securing so experienced and
popular a man to conduct its busi
ness affairs. He will move his fam
ily into the home of his brother
when they leave. Louisville Cour
ier. 80 ACRES FOR SALE
Eighty acres, 34 miies northeast
of Union, known as the Wm. Albin
farm, offered for sale if taken with
in the next four weeks; large brick
house. For further particulars call
on J. E. Shrader, Nehawka, Nebr.
MILK COWS FOR SALE
Two good milk cows, just fresh.
At reasonable prices. Come and see
them at Murray. Theo. Bouton. tf
For Sale Ten acres on Lincoln
avenue. Will take some other prop
erty in part payment. Also two lots
on North 8th street and six-room
cottage on North 9th street, R. B.
Windham. 3td -
B. K. F. Timers
for FORD CARS
This little accesory on your Ford car will work
wonders. Starts easily in zero weather, puts pep into
the motor. Easily installed lasts the life of your Ford.
No oiling required. No rollers to wear out and short
Money Back Guarantee With Every
, B. K. F. Timer Sold
We have the agency for Cass county and carry a stock
for immediate delivery. Call and have one installed
GARAGE AND REPAIR MEN
! We have a fine Sub-Agency Proposition for YOU.
! Studebaker Cars Maxwell Cars and Trucks
Repair and overhaul your car now Our shop is at your
command. Shipment of denatured alcohol just arrived.
Main St Garage
The undersigned will offer for
sale at public auction at his home,
three and one-half miles northwest
of Plattsmouth, one-quarter mile
west and three-quarters of a mile
south of Oreapolis, on
Monday, March 8, '
the following described property,
Seven Head of Horses.
One team of gray mares, nine and
ten years old, weight 2250.
One brown mare, two years old,
weight 900; one black horse, two
years old. weight 950; one team
mare colts, coming two years old;
black colt, seven months old.
One full blood roan Durham cow.
f-osh; one heifer calf, four months
One set of inch and a half work
harness: one set of single harness;
one Weber wagon with two sets of
wheels; one Wood Chuck low wheel
wagon; one hay rack; one buggy;
one Rradley sulky plow, 16-inch;
one John Deere walking plow, 1G
inch; ono Moline Avalking plow, 1 fl
inch; one S-foot disc, 16-inch; one
3-section harrow; one New Depart
ure cultivator; one Deering mowing
machine, 5-foot; one LitUe Dane
haw sweep; one Deere hay rake, 11
foot; one sleigh; six rods of heavy
corn crib wire; two butchering ket
tles; one barrel churn, 5-gallons;
some chickens and other articles too
numerous to mention.
Sale starts at 10 o'clock.
Lunch served at noon.
Terms of Sale.
All sums of $10 and under cash.
On sums over $10 a credit of six
months will be given, purchaser giv
ing bankable note bearing eiht per
cent Interest from date. No proper
ty to be removed until settled for.
J. F. STULL, Owner.
W. R. Young. Auctioneer.
l.tonard Meisinger, Clerk.
Telephone 79 $
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