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MONDAY, MARCH 8, 1920.
ELATTS2I0UTH SEMliWEESET JOUBHAI
The Bank of Murdoch
' Murdock, TJebraska .
CALLS YOUR ATTENTION:
That all income tax returns must be properly made out, and
r'aced jn the United States mails not later than March 15th. That
we are ready to assist all of our -friends and patrons in making
correct returns, and will always use our"best efforts to have these
leturns correct, and at "the same time, we are looking out for our
friends', and will see that they are allowed all proper deductions,
expenses, depreciation and exemptions. The -Revenue Officers look"
out for Uncle Sam and insist that all income be Included in the
returns, and the tax. payer is left to look out. for himself. We do
everything possible to see that he gets a square, fair deal, in his
income returns hen we make them out.
Remember, that we have been here a long, long time; that
we have always given excellent service in general . banking, real
estate settlements and personal business affairs of our frtends and
customers. Our resources are ample and our personal standing,
both morally and financially, enable us to take care of you in time
of plenty, as well as in time of scarcity. ,
Our settlements for March 1st business transacted through
this b?nk will total just about HALF A MILLION DOLLARS, per
haps more. We have at the present time over FOUR HUNDRED
satisfied depositors in our bank. Every year sees our number of
depositors increase, and this is because they realize that we give
all a square deal, and make their interests ours.
If you are not at the present time one of our customers, why
not drop in and talk .matters over with us, and join the satisfied
Hit of the customers of .
THE BANK OF MURDOCK
"The Bank where You Feel at Home"
HENRY A. TOOL, President J. E. GUTHMANN, Vice-Pres.
H. A. GUTHMANN, Cashier
You can get floor wax at all times
of Max Dusterhoff. tf.
Burr Oak Posts and. Poles Tele
phone Murray 2704. H. L. Saycr,
I lattsmouth. 11. I D. 1. 4tsw-2'd
Some time ago Wm. Bauer took up
on his farm one red heifer calf that i
he is holding pending its being)
claimed by the owner. About the
same time A. A. Lindell lost such a
described calf. Wonder if they had
not better get into communication
with each other?
!&S of Your
Let us redecorate it
for you now with
new 1920 wall paper
CALL, PHONE OR .
and we. will be pleased to 'bring our
books for your selection of the very
latest patterns. Estimates and spec
ifications for all kinds of papering,
painting, outside work and interior
decorating pladly furnished; Only
the very best of work at all times.
e b. . w. ran ugato
Automobiles and Accessories
' AGENCY FOR
MITCHELL AND DODGE CARS
Our machine shop is especially well equipped
with modern machinery and first-class workmen. We
are ready to do all kinds of repair work, including
WE CARRY A LARGE XINEOF ALL
KINDS OF TIRES
.PREPARED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE JOURNAL.
You are safe in buying varnishes
for every purpose of Max Duster
Oscar Zaar of near South Bend
was a visitor in Murdock last Fri-
after some business
E. W. Thimgan was a visitor .at
the auto show in Omaha during the
last three days of the week. He
thought the exhibition a real show.
Joseph West, who has lived . near
Weeping Water, has recently moved
to the Murdock neighborhood and
will farm here the coming season.
'Albert Bluma of south of town,
traded three mules and a 1600 pound
bull to Leo Rikli for four mules, and
both are well satisfied with their
The exceedingly strong winds of
last Thursday blew in two large win
dows at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
E. W. Thimgan, doing considerable
Fred Cordes, living northeast of
town, has "had the Journal sent to
Mis address and --will- in. the future
be one of the .family of readers Of
this paper-a,t Murdock, -although be
gets his mail through the Wabash
Wm. Netilson, northeastof town,
shelled corn during the week, being
assisted by A. J. Bauer. George Utt
and son, Diller, while Joe Johansen
was one of those who helped haul
the grain to market.
Messrs. Max Dusterhoff, Fred H.
Oehms, O. E. McDonald and E. W.
Thimgan were visitors in the coun
ty seat one day the fore - part' of
last week, driving over in Mr. Thim
gan's car to look after some mat
ters of business.
W. M. Luetchens. who was Is town
looking after the filling out of his
income 'tax .blanks last Friday, also
had his name .placed on the Journal
subscription list and will be num
bered among the large "family of
readers of this enterprising news
paper in the future.
August Panska was selected a few
days ago as a member of the United
States grand jury which convenes at
Lincoln, where -they will take up
the investigation of some matters
that are new before the clerk of the
U. S. cOurt. The work of the jury
will Tegin on March 10th.
Uncle George Vanderberg, Jiving
south of Murdock, ; is -reported as
suffering-at his home with inflamma
tory rheumatism, which "is keeping
him confined to the house. ' He has
been suffering considerably during
the. past week but is reported as
showing some improvement now.
For those who are discriminating.
Max Dusterhoff's selection of wall pa
per will surely please. - tf.
Superintendent J. H. Burwell, of.
the Murdock schools, was a visitor
at his home in Lincoln over bunaay.
Misses Margaret and Catherine A.
Tool, who are attending school at
Lincoln, were visitors at their homes
in Murdock over Sunday.
L. B. Goerthy, who has become
-market man for Joe Johansen, has
had the ill luck to have his family
confined at home with the flu.
It is reported that Mr. Dillar Utt,
made a record in unloading a car of
coal for the lumber yard during the
week, not being at work more than
a half day. -
E. L. Pothast of Lincoln was a
visitor in Murdock last Wednesday
coming, to look after some business
matters, and to see how work went
, on the new bank building.
Mrs. L. Amgwert who has been
making her home at the farm of Wm.
Bourke where she was the house
keeper, has"moved to Murdock. and
'will live in her own home vn. the fu
Wm. Gehrts and Charles Shaefcr
were both attending the auto show
at . Omaha during the week, and
found it one of the most successful
exhibitions which the old city, has
, Kenneth Tool was a visitor at his
nome nere over duuui v. ujunui,
down Saturday from Lincoln to .visit,
his parents and returning Sunday.
evening to resume his studies at the
state university. J
Mrs Alva Kenworthy of Cheyenne,
Wyoming nas oen v s. l'1 'WZlr
dock for the past few days, a guest
at the'horae of her mother. Mrs.
David Thimgan and sister, Mrs.
O. J. Pothast and wife were vis
iting in Lincoln over Saturday even
ing and Sunday, and attending the
finals of the state basket ball tourna
ment end returned home on the Jer
sey Sunday evening.
Mrs. Lela Taylor of Omaha, wa?
a visitor in Murdock at the home of
her parents. Mr. and Mrs. George Utt
last week, coming to see her daugh
ter. Miss Genevieve Taylor, who is
making her home at Grandfather
A. A. Lindell and family who-havf
been confined to their homes for
some time past are all making good
improvements from the flu, which
. hps been keeping them in for the
oericd. They are all now nearly
Last Tuesday Mrs. Dr. McDermid
of Omaha came down for a fbort
visit at the home of her parents. Mr.
and Mrs. L- Neitzel. and were 'join
ed by Dr. McDermid. . who . enjoyed
a short stay here, both returning
home on the Jersey, Tuesday evening.
Fred Zink who has been at the
Everett Hospital. at Lincoln for th?
oast few weeks where he was treat
de for hernia, was able to return
home last Sunday having beer
greatly benefitted by his treatment,
saying he never felt better in iiii
A. J. Tool, is working rather hand
icapped, as he has a sore finger
which the stitching machine in the
harness shop, caused when it sHope
up unaware .and pierced the finger
with its needle. It is getting along
o. k. though, and will soon be as
good as new.
Harry Davis is just now moving to
the former home of S. M. Cox west
of Murdock. and will engage in the
raising of fine chickens, as well ac
looking after- the draying and ex
press business in town. He will
breed the Fisher strain of ."White
Plymouth Rocks; and White Wyan
dot tes, -which have a reputation of
being the very best.
'Calf for Sale
vSubject to register, a 5 months
old double standard bull calf for
sale, write Albert Blum, South P.end.
. . ' - M82W,
Shipped Two Cars cf Stock
Wm. Bourke shipped last Friday
two cars of stock, to the. markets of
Omaha, which covered all thq farm
products, with the exceptions cf
chickens, having hogs, cattle, horses
The Town Board Met
The town board met last week and
held a shorl -meeting, and adjourn
ed until March 22nd. - when ihey
will meet again, and with the voters
of the city, place in the field a ticket
for the election of officers of the vil
lage for the coming year. Better all
attend this meeting.
. Have .Foundation Begun
The foundation for the new build
ing for the use of the Farmer's and
Merchants bank, has been begun
and barring the ppell of severe
weather the work had to be stopped
when It had proceeded that far.
Attended Basket Ball Games
Harry Gillespie and Lacey McDon
ald were in attendance at the state
basket ball tournament, last Thurs
day going over on the Rock Island
freight while James Mills drove his
cr to Elm wood, where he took the
Missouri Pacific train for the capital,
city.' they attended all the games in
cluding the evening games, return
ing to Elmwcod via the Missouri Pa
cific and driving home in the car oi?
Mr. Mills. They were all well pleas
ed witbi the games.
Wm. H. Bohn, Auctioneer
PHONE 23 05
Wabanh Cemetery'Committee toMeet'rn tKriVSr.iSSTtiSX
There was arranged a meeting for -and five, in Section thirteen, Town-
the Wabash cemetery' committee a
few days ago. but on account of the
exceedingly cold weather of last
Thursday, there was no meeting
and arrangements have been made
for the calling together of the com
. mittee. on March 18., when they will
I look after the business calling them
I lUgetaer. i ue cut io oa&iitru uy iur.
Brown as 'president and Harry
V. McDonald as secretary. This com
mittee has not had a meeting far-sev
This Should be Some Move
In a Short time the home Of Henry 1
rr- i ii i, kt, j
A. Tool Will have been Complete, and
he will vacate the place where he
lie win vjicttte iuc yiavc wiiero lie
has been living, that being the par-
srmazp Mr G Baur will thpn op-
sona.e. iur. u. uaur m inen oc-
CUpy that place, after Which Harry
nillesr.ie who nurchased that nro-
nortv u i ncoiinv it. With the .
t' - r . .
cation of the property where Mr. Gil-
lespie has been living, A. J. Bauers
w ill move into it, he having been liv
ing with his son-in-law, Mr. .Ray
mo,nd Bollin and wife. This will
make quite a moving bee. but will
not provide any extra places for anj'
one to live.
Has Improved His Shop
While J. H. Buck has been very
i..,,. v,j ritv, ot.
whJ h hag come tQ him he , flnds
t,me to make improvements in his
place of business and wltn each
week Ilk the other "Village Black-
gm,th,. he has commencd
thins, and has done something as
well. He has . just put the shop in
much better condition and with a
coat of white paint has decorated the
interior so that he has secured much
better light. .
Hires Sick with the.Fla
Frank Rosenow who has just be
began to move, last week wastaken
with the flu. and had to stop. This
kept E. H. Miller also from moving,
awaiting the returning health of Mr;
Ro-enow. At the same time Messrs.
Wm.Rikli and Otto Miller were also
sick with the same malady, but all
Implements. Hard to Secure
Looking ahead, Wm. Gehrts has
placed orders and secured a. large
supply of implements, for the trade
tide, and has at all times advised
those who would need machinery to
make the purchase and get it to their
farm so as to enable him to replen
ish the -supply. He was at the
wholesale market a,. short time ago
to purchase -some particlular piece of
machinery and was compelled to
take another articl. He has a good
sized stock, but still advises those
who know they will want some par
ticular machinery to purchase it at
once, as .they will' surely have it
then, and not have to wait until
they are ready to use the same.
SLIPPED fl SURPRISE
OVER 0!l FRIEIIDS
Slipped by hoth their friends, was
what Chris' Kupqe and his winsome
bride, formerly Miss- Hattie Renn
what Chris Kupke and .his "winsome
they quietly departed a few days ago
for Lincoln, and there, were married
la?t Tuesday, returning home last
Friday in their car, ready for con
;?ratulations. This is a very popu
Jar young couple, and are well
known to the people in .and .about
Murdock. They will -make their
home on a farm east of . Murdock,
and will, be at home to their friends
in a short time.
Just About Completing Work
The new home of Mr. and Mrs.
Henry A. Tool, which has been under
construction for the past number of
months, is just now . about nearing
completion and is receiving the last
finishing touches of the painters and
decorators. . Max Dusterhoff, and his
corterie of artists, they being .Joseph
Wuschinek, who has been with Mr.
Dusterhoff for some time and of
whom all know of his excellence in
workmanship. Also Mr. John-Church
and Noah Murdock, recently of Oma
ha, but who have been employed by
Max-for some-time past, and both of
them the' finest -of workman. The
new home will be ready to move into
in, a short time.
Ses This Harness
You no -doubt have seen the fam
ous "Boyt" harness advertised. You
can examine the harness for your-;
self at the store -of A. J. Tool and
judge of its merits. .Absolutely the
best harness in the world for .the
money. mj.-4w. '
FARM HELP WANTED
Married men, good wages, and
house to live in. For particulars ad
dress E. W. Melburn, Murray, Neb.
JAZZ DANCE WEDNESDAY
The Cosmopolitan club will : give
e. bier jaas dance at the Coates hall
on Wednesday evening. " Music will
be furnished by the Avard jazz or
chestra and the latest shoe tickling
music will be put' out by this aggre
gation of jazzing musicians. Ad
mission, Gents 75c; Ladies freer
Spectators 25c, plus war tax. :
If it's in the stationery line call r
at the . Journal office.
UE6AJL ijumes i
To the unknown heirs, -devlseee.
M legatees, personal representatives and
all other persons interested in -the f
estate of S. N. Merriam, deceased; the
unknown iieirs, devisees. legatees,
personal representatives and all other
persons interested in the 'estate of
William H. Wright, deceased; Hugh
Henry, if. living-, if deceased, his un
4t no w n heirs, devisees, legatees, per
sonal representatives -eund all other
persons .interested .in -his estate; all
f.,,fP tw.elYf Hange ten. Cass county.
B. &. M. .itailroad right of way. or any '
part thereof, , and Myrtle P. At wood:
You and ;aeh of you are hereby no
tified that on th 3rd day of March,
1920, a petition was filed in the Dis
trict Court of Cass eounty, Nebraska,
in which filiie i.aar, Oscar V. Zaar
and Axel -D. -Zaar were -plaintiffs, and
the 'Village -of South :Bend; the un
known heirs. -Tdevisees. -legatees. or- -
sonal representatives and all other
persons mieiesieu in iu esiai? ui o.
N. Merriam, deceased; the unknown
heirs, devisees, legatees, personal rep
resentatives and all other - persons In- ;
terested in the estate of William H.
Wright, deceased; -Hugh Henry, if
living-, if deceased,' the unknown heirs,
devisees, legatees, personal representa-
,tlve,s, and all other persons Interested
in his estate; Catherine H. Pannele,
widow of Calvin H. I'armele. decease!;
Myrtle P. Atwood. -Nellie P. Agnew,
aiyrue j Atwooa, .fteuie i . A
Charles c. Harmele and Thoma
Pannele. sole heirs of Calvin H.
mete deceased; that part of ' Lota
three and five in iieation thirteen,
Township twelve. ltd rise ten, Cass
IV . - kT.L.l..
v"'i. ) "'B ;''
of -the B. & M. railroad riftht of way.
and all persons rlalminf? any .Interest
of any kind In j&aid real estate, or
any part thereof, were defendants.
The object ajid prayer -of which "pe
tition are to quiet title in the plaintiit'
Tillie Zaar to Lot two in that part of
Section thirteen. Township twelve,,
l.ange ten, Cass county, Nebraska, ly
inp north and .east of 'the B. & M. .
railroad r is: ht of way;
To quiet the title In 'the plaintiff
Axel I. Zaar.: to Lot three in Section
thirteen. Township twelve. Range ten,
Cass county, Nebraska, lying- north
and east-of the B. & M. right of way;
To quiet the title In the plaintiff
Oscar W. Zaar, to lot five in Section
thirteen, township twelve. Range ten.
Cass county. Nebraska, lying north
and east of the B. & M. railroad right
Because said plaintiffs, and each of
them, and their grantors, have had
the actual, open, notorious, exclusive
and adverse possession thereof, and of
every part and parcel thereof, for
more than ten years last past prior to
the commencement of this action, and
for equitable relief.
You and each of .you are further
notified that you are required to an
swer said petition on or before Mon
day the. 26th day of April, 1920.
I TILLIE ZAAU
OSCAK W. ZAAK
AXEL I. ZAAU
C. A. KAWLS,
Ala not a Vailery, defendant will take
notice that on the $th day of March,
l!2-o, Aliee Johnson, plaintiff herein,
filed her petition in the -District Court
of Cass county, Nebraska, against said
defendant, the object and prayer of
which are to enforce specific perfor
mance of a certain contract for the
sale by the defendant of an undivided
one-third part of the following de
scribed .real . estate, towit: .
, The .south half of the southwest
quarter of Section twenty-four 24 :
also the north : half o.f the northwest
quarter of Section twenty-five. (25,
evceptins twenty -acres off the south
side thereof ; .also the .east half of the
southeast quarter of the southeast
quarter of Section twenty-three 23).
all in Township twelve (12). North
Itanse thirteep 13). east of the tli
P. Cass county. Nebraska: also the
following" described tract of land to
wit: Commencing- t . the northeast cor
ner of -Section-twenty-six (26) in Town
ship twelve (12 Kange thirteen (13)
east of the 6th I. M., Cass- county. Ne
braska: thence running west "forty (40)
rods: thence nowth sixty (60) ;rods:
thence east forty (40) rods; theru-e
north sixty (60) rods, to the place of
beginning, 'containing In all 174.68
acres more or less According to Gov
Vou-are .required to answer said, pe
tition on or before the 26th day of
Dated this-Sth dav of March.-1920. .
Kmma Kikenbary, 'defendant, .-will
take notice that -on the 8th day of
March, 1920, Alice Johnson, plaintiff
herein, filed her -petition .in-theDis-trict
Court of Cass county, Nebraska
against said defendant. the object and
prayer of which .are -to enforce spe
cific performance of a certain con
tract for the sale by the defendant of
an undivided one-third part of the following-described
real estate, twft:
The -south half of the .southwest
quarter of Section twenty-four 24);
also the . north half of the northwest
quarter of Section twenty-five (25).
excepting twenty acres off -the south
side thereof: also the east iialf of the
southeast quarter of the southeast
quarter of Section twenty-three (23).
all in Township twelve (12), 'North
liange thirteen (13 , east of the 6th P.
M.. Cass county. Nebraska: also the
following described tract -f .iand. to
wit: Commencing at the northeast
corner of Section twenty-six (26) in
Township twelve (12). Jiange thirteen
13). east of the 6th 1 M.. Cass coun
ty, Nebraska: thence running -west
forty (40) -rods; thence south sixty
60) rods: thence east forty (40) rods;
thence north sixty (60) ,rods .to the
place of beginning, containing in all
17 4.6S acres more or less, according
to Government survey.
You are required' to answer .said pe
tition on or before the 26th day of.
Dated this Sth day of Marrb. 1920.
m8-4w. Plaintiff, i
LK(i L :!VOTI(K
In the District Court Of Cas coun
ty, Nebraska .
Jos-enh A. Everett. Plaintiff, vs. Sa-
mantha Jamison Long et al, .Defen
To the defendants Belle Henderson:
nd Henderson, her husband;
Donald Nichols and Mrs. Donald. Nich
ols, his wife: - . x
bu and each of you are hereby noi
tified that on the 28th dav of June,
A. 1. 1918. plaintiff filed his suit in
tne iisirici uouri oi jass county, aci
braska, the objett and 'purpose or
which is to quiet and confirm plain
trff's title in and to the SE of NEVi
of Section 29, and the west ten acres
of the NWV4 of Section 28, all lin
Township 10 N. of , Kan fee " 14, eastof
the 6th P. M., in Cass county.-Nebras-ka,
and to enjoin' each and -ail of you
from having or claiming any riglitj
title, lien or interest, either legal oc
equitable in and to. said land ortany"
part thereof, and to enjoin you .and
each of you from in any manner in
terfering with plaintiffs possession
and enjoyment of said Ttreraises -and
for equitable relief. This notice la
given pursuant to an order of the
said court. You a,re required to -answer
said petition -on r before - the
19th day of April. : 1920, or : your de
fault will be entered therein.
JOSEPH A. EVEKETT, f
By A. LI TIDD, ,
m 8 -1 w His Attorney. '.
Attorney Charles L. Graves and
Edward E. Leech, of Union, were in
the city yesterday afternoon and
last evening, looking after some mat-!
ters of importance at the court
Farmers Merchants Bank
Thi$3ank has the
to render-consistant service to farmers and merchant?.
Farmers and Merchants Bank,
, All ways at Your Service.
HENRY BECKAMEYER, Pres. AUGUST PANSKA, Vice-Pres.
O. J. POTHAST, Cashier
MURDOCK -:- -:- NEBRASKA
In 'the District Court of Ca-ss coun
K. M. Welshimer and Company, a
co-partnership, composed of F. M. Wel
shimer. C. E. Welshimer and Jamen
Welshimer, Plaintiffs, vs. Peter E.
Iiuffner et al.- Defendants.
To the defendant, John W. Kuffner
You are hereby notified that on the
21 st day of August. A. D. 1919, plain
tiffs filed their suit in the District
Court of Cass county, Nebraska, tlie
object and purpose of which is to
foreclose a mechanic's lien on the
northwest quarter of Section five (",
Township 11 N. Mange 13. ea-st of the
6th 1. M.. in Cass county, Nebraska,
in the sum of $16.73. with interest
thereon at the rate of 7 per nnnum
from April , 191S, and equitable re
lief. This notice is given pursuant to an
order of said court. You are required
to .answer said petition on or before
the 19th day of April, 1920. or your
default will be entered therein.
F. 11. WEI,SHIMKU AND
n co-partnership, composed of F. M.
Welshimer, C. E. Welshimer and James
By A. I TIDD.
m8-4w. Their Attorney.
Everett Maxwell and wife of Van
Buren, Arkansas, arrived in the city
last evc-irr, called here by the ill
ness of Ilr.-. E. C. Tewksbury, great
aunt of Mr. Maxwell and for. a visit
with Mrs. Anna May Wooley, moth
er of Mr. Maxwell.
STEIFEL STRIPE HEAVY WEIGHT
A limited lot on sale at this price for Wednesday
Thursday and Friday only.
A cracking good line of Work Shoes at prices that
will -sure surprise you.
iirdoc'li Mercantile Go.,
. v JERRY -E. McHTJGH, Manager
MURDOCK -:- -:- NEBRASKA
Tlio International Lino Gomplcto!
..Power plenty-of power and emciency at all times, reliable
and dependable is what all want. We have It in the International
...We-. carry. a full and complete. lino of Kerosene Engines, Gaso
line Engines, Kerosene Tractors, Motor Trucks, Cream Separators,
Farm Wagons, Farm Trucks, Grain Tanks, Manure Spreaders,
Stalk Cutters, Mills, Girnders.and Binding Twine.
CALL ON 1 US FOR YOUR -WANTS
IN OUR LINE
The roads have been in fine con
ditions the last week and the Ne
hawka Transfer Co.. has been busy
with their truck practically every
C. C. Trotter and wife loaded their
household effects the first of the
week and left for Auburn, la., where
they expect to make their future
home. Mr' Trotter is employed at
garage work there. The News-Led-
rger was ordered to follow them to
their new home. They have our best
wishes as well as their numerous
The public dunce given at the au
ditorium in Nehawka last Friday ev
ening drew one of the largest crowds
that ever attended a dance here. The
evening was superb, the roads were
in excellent condition and many
were in attendance from all the
towns nearby. Some came from as
far as Plattsmouth and Eagle. The
Harvey Teten orchestra from Ne
braska City furnished the music.
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