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ilOIuUY. APRIL 12, 1920.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WTEELY JOURNAL
OVER THE COUNTY
i a nil i i..fi"t--i"t"i-i
. Mrs. Earl Cool, who has been vis
iting with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lenz,
for the past several weeks at Den-ver.r-Colo.,
returned home on Tues
day. morning. She reported that the
weather was fine when she left Col
orado. Mf. and Mrs. Glen Vallery of Mur
ray; -and Archie Sheperdson were
called to the bedside of their sister,
Mrs:. Lemuel Parish, who is very
sick. Also Mr. and Mrs. J. 'Hill of
Nehawka arrived Saturday and are
assisting in caring for their sister.
On last Saturday Win. Langhorst
came In from Sugar City, Colo., for
a day here. He reports that he
and Art Schneider have all they can
do with their outfits of Waterloo
Boy tractors and plows; Wml is
also agent for this famous outfit. He
went to Hastings -where Ije drove
back a fine car for parties at Sugar
City. Will Is looking fine and says
that the country agrees .with him.
He says he has gained about ten
pounds in avoirdupois.
On Monday morning Lodge Cay
gill whose farm Is just east of town
declared engence on the pesky rats
that had taken possession of his cow
shed. The sides of the shed had
been packed with straw and it was
here that the rodents had made their
runaways, and had taken refuge and
were safe from hard. Mr. Caygill
with several others pluged up the
runways and started to remove the
straw and when they had finished
they had killed over 30 big rats.
This was some big haul.
W. E. Palmeter and George Wilson
have one of the finest and best ce
ment mixers that can be found any
where. They now have It so per
fected that it will dump either way.
This machine is a winner and will
be manufactured and sold in large
pumbers. Since this machine has
been originated here It ought to be
manufactured. If the proper In
ducement were made no doubt but
that it would. Why not have this
factory for Elmwood. Get things
stirring, this enterprise should be
On Monday of this weeJwMiss
Mona Miller was united In marriage
to Mr. Otto W. McKinney of Grand
Island, Neb. This marriage comes
as a surprise to the many friends of
the bride here. The bride is the
eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs.. Geo.
A. Miller and Is well known to all t
Elmwood having spent most of her
life here and is a graduate of the
Elmwood high school. She has
been an efficient employee of various
firms at Lincoln and other places,
but recently has been working at
Grand Island. Xebv The groom has
been engaged in farming and his
parents live on a farm near Grand
Island. He has visited here and
had become acquainted with a good
many who found him a fine young
man. They will make their home
for the present at Grand Island, but
expect to live on a farm next year.
The newly weds have the hearty
congratulations of the friends of
the bride here for a long, prosperous
and successful married life.
WEEPING WATER t
HI! I'M U H-M-M 1 ! 1M M-i
Workers at the Weeping Water
Stone company quarry' struck Satur
day for an increase in wages of ten
cents an hour. They have been get
ting 40c an hour and the company is
holding out against ,-any increase
above that figure.
"Mrs. C. E. Tool received word Sat
urday from Wauneta, Neb., telling
Chevrolet Touring Good
Six Cylinder Buick Gobd
Several Good Re-built Fords
VJE SELL FOODS
on payment plan 3 cash,
balance in 12 equal monthly
T. H, Pollock Garage
Phone No. 1
of tbe death of the one year-old
babe of Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Col
bert. . Mrs. Colbert had just return
ed from Omaha where she had taken
the baby; for ah examination but the
doctors could give no encourage
ment as leakage of the heart was
Lawrence Gilraore and his aunt,
Ii?s Samantha Timblin returend
Tuesday evening from Omaha where
Lawrence had undergone an opera
tion for appendicitis. He is getting
along fine and was able to walk
down , town Wednesday, and his
many friends were glad to see him
getting along so nicely.
It will be of interest to all good
road boosters to kow that under the
new county highway system being
mapped out by our county commis
sioners the north and south road
through -Weeping Wtaer to be desig
nated as the county road is'the one
coming in from the south. over the
Boyle hill and going north past the
Henry Smith stone house, the J. C.
Ehlers corner, etc. As first mapped
out, the north road was to be that
going out the avenue and to the T.
L. Davis farm corner and then north.
Henry J. Ruhga of North Platte
was in town Monday on his way out
to the farm to visit his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John W. Ruhga. Henry
drove down from North Platte to
Elmwood in his car getting there Fri
day night. Mr. Ruhga accompanied by
Mrs. Ruhga and little daughter went
to Omaha Tuesday where he expect
ed to buy some cattle to ship out to
the ranch. He said he would leave
the car with Mrs. Ruhga at Elm
wood until the roads recuperated
from their snow bath.
The singing of the spring-time
birds, the planting of gardens, the
sowing of oats and the reparations
for blossoming out in new finery on
Easter day received quite a set-back
in last Saturday's snowstorm and
blizzard. The result was a foot of
smw for Easter day, an unusual
sighteven in weather freakish Ne
braska. The snow was heavily laden
with moisture (.6 of an Inch) and
will be of great benefit to soil and
crops. In spite of the heaviness of
the snow there was a lot of drifting
with the resultant, impairment of
traffic and mail service.
Mrs. F. W. Fowler, while return
ing home Tuesday evening from the
Mrs. J. W Bullis home where she
had made a short visit, fell off the
sidewalk at the west side of Am
bler's store. She was rendered un
conscious, for a time and her first
thoughtwas that her right arm was
broken, but In some way she man
aged to get out of the gutter and
make her way home and afterward
found she had received a bad cut on
the head and one of her limbs was
badly hurt. Wednesday morning
she was unable to raise h,er right
arm so she phoned to her daugh
ter, Mrs. Paul Marshall at Elmwood
and Mr. Marshall came down and
took her home wtih .hi mso she
could have the proper care. ' Mrs.
Fowler said it was dark there and
she couldn't see the walk and got
too close to the outer edge and went
into the rement gutter several feet
M I 1 1 M IMMMIMM'M'M M
Mrs. Joe Spahnle went to Chap
pell Saturday, to spend a few wreky
?t tbv 71& Oelschlager home
liill Blomenkamp and family :et.
hi.-: Tuursday for a brief vis't at
li.utings, ' returning Monday mi':i
Mi. and Mrs. Ed Oelschlager, who
recently, moved to Chappell, are the
proud parents of a oaby boy born
Carl Blomenkamp came out last
week to run the postoffice and drug
store while his brother took a short
vacation and visited the old home
The teachers who have formed
a habit of "going home" over Sun
day missed out on getting back for
school this week. .When school open
ed Monday morning there .were six
teachers inisslng. Most of them ar
river, however, on the late train,
about 9: SO." ,
The bank of Eagle looks like a
picked chicken this week. All the
brick from the north and west sides
having been, removed to make way
for improvements. These are press
ed brick and will be replaced by the
Milwaukee tint, as It seems they
were unable to' get any to match
these to carry the ne-jv addition be
ing built on the east.
The village election last Tuesday
was a very tame -affair, there being
only three caucus nominees and one
candidate placed on the ballot by
petition. The "Beacon man did not
vote, heing in Lincoln on our reg
ular weekly business trip, but from
Geo. Peterson, one of the judges we
get the totals of the vote as near
as he remembers them. There are
other reports of a larger vote, but
as the returns are sealed there' is
no way of finding tbe exact figures
until the official' count at the next
board " meeting. Judge -" Peterson
says . as near as he remembers the
result was: " . ,
C. C. Renn'er . '?6
T. S. McMaster 75
Wm. Brothwell (about) 74
Wm. Muenchau (about) . . SO
11. Wetenkanip 9
Mrs. Kiel " 1
II. Itj Franz -. 1
Mrs. Will Hudson .. 1
, There were a -total of about 117
votes cast, and thej women cast
about 40 of them.
t N EH A W K A
.Henry Schwartz and wife are the
parents of a baby girl born to them
Word was received yesterdoy of
the sudden death in Portland of C.
E. Wiley. No particulars -as to the
cause of death were sent. Mr. and
Mrs. Bert Wiley left last night for
Portland to take charge of. the re
Oscar Nelson left Wednesday af
ternoon for Whitney, in the western
part of the state where he yill spend
the summer with his two sons Gus
tave and Theodore. - -
We are requested to inform the
parents whose sons have air rifles,
that .some of the boys have been
breaking street lights with these
guns. . Eight or ten electric globes
were found to have been broken in
this manner one day last week.
On account of the deep snow and
crust, the school busses could not
make the trips Monday and Tues
day of this week. Lumber wagons
drawn by two and. four horses.vwere
pressed into service in place of the
heavy motor driven school busses.
Mabel Louise Rough was born No
vember 14th. 1904, and. died April
1st. 1920, at the age of fifteen years
four months and seventeen days.
She was born and grew to young
womanhood on a farm about'one and
one-half miles north of Xehawka.
About one year ago. she with her
parents, moved to Tekamah, Neb.,
where she had since resided.
About nine weeks ago she became
ill with the flu. When just about
well, a mastoid abcess developed, re
quiring two operations. She could
not recover from the effects of the
last one, and passed away at the
Methodist hospital in Omaha, where
she had been for the last month.
She leaves to mourn for her, her
father and mother. Mr. and Mrs.
John E. Rough, and two brothers,
George and Harry.
The funeral services were held at
the Nehawka M. E. church Friday
afternoon April 2 at 1:20 o'clock,
conducted by the pastor. Rev. Moore.
Interment was made at Mt. Pleas
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" William Pankonin andwife went
to Omaha Monday to consult a spe
cialist for Mr. Pankonin who has
been on the sick list recently. His
wife returned home the same day,
but Mr. Pankonin went to the M. E.
hospital for treatment.
Mr. and. Mrs. W. E. Stander were
Omaha visitors Tuesday, where they
went to Eire Mrs. Stander's brother,
William Berger, who is recovering
from a serious operation and. will
soon be able to return to his home
Mrs. Wendell Hell and son Wal
ter," came in from Malcolm, Tuesday,
where they went last Friday to visit
Mrs. Heil's daughter. Mrs. George
Young and family. They drove to
Malcclm last Friday and found the
roads fine and the weather good, but
they were much disappointed when
the severe snow storm Saturday pre
vented them from driving home, so
they returned on the train.
Henry Oehlerklng is having a lot
of building done on his farm south
west of Louisville in the vicinity of
Murdock. He is having a house
barns, double oodn cribs and other
buildings erected on the eighty thai
adjoins his home place on the south
west and we understand that Ferd
inand Brunkow will rent the new
place when completed.' The car
penter work is being done by John
Fleischman of Manley.
The Louisville friends of Mrs. J.
D. Creel of Omaha, who was form
erly Miss Katherine Richey of this
place, were pleased' to see the pic
ture of her little daughter, Poll)'
Lou Creel, In the Sunday World
Herald. The picture was most at
tractively displayed with four other
little Omaha tots in an Easter bas
ket with a big rabbit and was fea
tured as an "Easter Greeting". Lit
tle Polly Lou is a handsome little
miss and really resembles her grand
mother, Mrs. C. A. Richey, to a
-larked degree. '
Mrs. Edward Doran and four boys
and little daughter, .from near Elm
wood, . drove down recently- for a
short visit at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Ossenkop: in the coun
try. Mrs. Doran is the daughter
of the late Henry Ossenkop of near
j Lincoln and at one time lived near
-Louisville and kept house for her
I uncle, John Ossenkop, on the farm
southeast of town. , Mr. Doran. ex
4 pected to meet his family here the
same day, but was coming on the
train and in some way he missed his
connections and did not arrive.
The Cass county convention of the
Inter-Church Movement convened at
tbe Congregational church of Weep
ing Water. Owing to the impas
sable condition of the roads the num
ber present from the county was
small. Revs. H. C. Whitcomb, A. F.
Earnst, Z. N. Tompkins and 'C. E.
Bowen composed the team of speak
ers. The addresses were full of in
formation and inspiration.
The great needs of the world
were graphically presented by ster
coptican. The following permanent
organization was completed.
County Convener Rev. W. II. Ri
ley, Weeping Water.
Life Service Director Rev. E. C.
Spiritual Resource Director Rev.
H. G. McClusky, Plattsmouth.
. Stewardship Director C. A.
Rural Survey Director Rev. S. A.
Worn ens Work Director Mrs. Fred
Religious Education Director
Rev. J. B. Taylor, Union.
STATEMENT FROM GEORGE
JACKSON AS CANDIDATE
Nelson, Neb., April 10. To be the
chief executive of a state having t
population of a million and a half
is both an honor and a responsibil
ity. I approach my candidacy with
a full realization of the duties that
devolve upon the governor of a great
Fifty years of statehood ha
brought Nebraska to' a place in the
risterhood of commonwealths that
creates a sense of pride in her citi
zens for her substantial and sturdy
achievement. Every legitimate vo
c?.tion and enterprise has contiibut
ed its share towards the upbuildin?
cf that reputation, and' it will be my
purpose and pleasure if elected tc
urge that selfish ambitions and class
consciousness be subordinated to tbe
larger good of all.
The business of politics is the
state's biggest business. I.havejUv
cn many years to public service, an 3
it is a matter in which I hope I may
take pardonable pride that the ch-ie
incentive towards my candidal'
comes from those people whom I
have most intimately represented in
past sessions of the legislature auC
the present Constitutional Conven
tion. - -
In the same measure that I have
kept the faith with them, I'shall
hope to merit the confidence of ev
ery person In Nebraska.
Should I be nominated in the pri
maries next month a9 the democrat
ic candidate for governor, I will
make a vigorous campaign, calling
to my support all those who believe
in the fundamental principles' ot
democracy. v ,
If elected, I shall invite the can
did suggestions of people of ever
class and station, reserving always
the right to form my own conclu
siosn of what my official duties shall
Upon my record as a, servant of
the people and a citizen of the stao,
and without appeal to any faction.
T submit my candidacy to the voters
d&w. GEORGE JACKSON
Mrs. Mary Schultz, who has beer
at the Mark Furlong home near
Rock Bluffs for the past few weeks,
departed this afternoon for her home.
I will offer at public auction at
my home in Murray,. Neb., at 2:Q
p. jii.. on ,
SATUBDAY. APRIL 17th. ;
the below listed household goods, at
terms made knpwn on day of sale
One wooden bedstead; one folding
bed ; one bronze bedstead ; two dres
sers; one commode; four rocking
chairs; five dining room chairs; one
cabinet organ; one library table;
one center table; one bevel French
Plate mirror; five rugs, one 9x12",
one 7x9; one 5x8 and two 2x5; one
cupboard; one refrigerator; kitchen
cabinet; dining room table; Clark
Jewel high shelf cook stove, with
oven; carpet sweper; sewing ma
chine; eight-day alarm clock; cook
ing utensils; window shades; fifteen
yards of linoleum and other articles
too numerous to mention. .
W. R.. Young, Auctioneer.
Glen Boedeker, Clerk.
ARTHUR L. BAKER, Owner.
A SPECIAL NEWS DE
PARTMENT FOR ALVO
Enterprising Village to be Regularly
Represented by Department of
Its Own in the Journal.
A representative of the Journal
visited the hustling village of Alvo work you may desire done. Mr.
a few days ago and found the town Stewart has an ad in this issue of
very much alive and astir with the theeJ,ourn.a1' fas he one of our pro
. , . . , gresslve business men who believes
pursuit of its business enterprise. in boosting the town and at the same
The merchants all seem to be en- time furthering his owh interests,
joying a liberal patronage and the' John Murtey. the genial, whole
citizens, with one accord, agree that souled lutmT TOerchant and elevator
man met the Journal man with a
Alvo is an excellent town in which nearty hand shake and welcomed
to live and that is w-hat makes cur enterprise in the city of Alvo,
cities rise up in place" of villages.
We were persuaded by numerous
of the rit izenrv that, the town needs
a paper, and while not being able
to locate there, we are doing what
o f-r0v, v,m ifh fc
. . . ,.
news and advertising medium they
desire through the establishment of
an Alvo department in the columns
of the Semi-Weekly Journal. Monday
will be publication day of this fea -
ture each week and it is hoped the
enterprise will meet with favor on
all sides. It is the aim of the Jour
nal to suply its readers with Inter
esting news from -the furthermost
corners of Cass county and we will
'.eave no stone unturned to the end
of doing so. - , 4
Mrs. C. O. Schafer will act as our
correspondent and reporter as well
as receive the business which may
be offered the paper, either in the
subscription," advertising or. job de
partments. Inasmuch as it is our
intention to thoroughly cover the
field from a news standpoint, we ask
that all those having news will call
Mrs. Shafer by phone and communi
cate the same to her.
We need the co-operation of the
iitizens of Alvo and community in
jrder to make this project a success,
md trust that all will work with
is for the best interests of the town
and its citizens.
W. T. Richards lost two head of
. C. S. Murfin spent Sunday with
riends and relatives.
Grover Otte was a Lincoln pas
senger Saturday evening.
Howard Wilson was a Lincoln vis
itor a few days last week.
Bernice Colbert stayed in Weep
ing Water Monday evening.
A large number from here attend
ed the show in Weeping Water last
veek. ' ; - N
Robert and Walter Earls were
Weeping Water passengers Wednes
day. Mrs. Ollie Allis and daughter
spent Easter with her husband in
Lincoln. "- .
L. LaurQson, the merchant, has
had his name -placed on the Journal's
1st of readers.
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Miller
spent Easter with their three child
ren in Lincoln.
Faith Murfin . is spending her
spring vacation with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Murfin.
T. H. Richard came down Monday
morning and went over to South
Bend to look after the stock.
H. T Squiers spent a few days the
first of the week' in Lincoln with his
daughter, Mrs. F. Wilson and family.
Ella Gerberling is staying in Elm
wood this week on account of the
roads not being fit for cars to run.
C. E. -v Sterner and family have
moved out on the Marshall' place
and will work for Frank Marshall
Mrs. Guy Lake left Friday for
Rochester, Minn., where she will
undergo an operation for the remov
al of a goitre.
A good many Alvoites went to
Elmwood Saturday evening. They
intended to return on the 11:30
train, but, the weather was such as
to delay ' it until nearly 5 o'clock
"WHlard and Lois Jackman stayed
with their uncle and aunt, Mr. and
Mrs. S. A." Jackman Sunday evening,
taking 'the train Monday morning
for Lincoln, from where they went
to Murdock to look after their school
Merrill -McDonald. Olive Baker,
Ella and J. D. Gerbeling were invit
ed over to Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Mit-'
chell's to supper Friday evening. It
was Mr. and Mrs. .Mitchell's 30th
anniversary. A very nice supper
was arranged by the daughter. Miss
Zella. At about 8:30 the young'
folks departed wishing Mr. and Mrs.'
Mitchell many more years of happy i
married life together; ;
The Coatman hardware and mach-,
inery establishment has been unus
ually busy this season, and one has
to wait a long time before he Is able
to obtain an audience with, the pro
prietor, whose genial ways and
business-like methods are ' winning
unbounded success for this popular
The Bank of Alvo-is a live and
sound financial institution, and one
that is doing its share toward making-this
town a buccess. The officials
are cooperating heartily with the ef
forts of the Journal by placing an
ad in this department, which you
will please observe and. remember
they are always ready and willing
to aid and assist you both with ad
vice and good counsel as well as fi
nancially. Their's is a bank of ser
vice. . , ,
R. W. Stewart, the well and pump
man, who handles paints and also
does plumbing work, is an artist in
his line and conducts his business
with the single idea of being able
to render the best of service -at all
times. He carries gas engines and
is equipped, to -sink a well for you,
erect a windmill or install a gaso
line engine for pumping your water,
and plumb your home for modern
conveniences. He will gladly give
you an estimate on any plumbing
expressing himself as highly pleas
,d at the prospect of our establish-
inc a denartment rpp-nlarlv In tho
t i t . i.
AWo news Mr? Murteyh bt.re-j
cently returned from the west where
he sPent the winter and says there
is no place like Alvo. As a member
of the state legislature the last bi-
enum, he was instrumental in
saTin the state millions of dollars
1? V l BCno1 J8.
value sinee that tlme, Thu8 his far.
seeing Judgment has been of great
benefit to the citizens of Nebraska.
See the firm ad in this issue of the
The wedding of Miss Frances Heil
and Louis Meisinger occurred at the
Evangelical Lutheran parsonage
southwest of Louisville last, Thurs
day, the pastor, RewT. Hartman of
ficiating. The bride is the youngest daugh
ter and youngest child of Mr. and
Mrs. Wendell Heil and the groom is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Mei
singer. These are two of Cass coun
ty's best and most prominent fami
lies and the 'two young people are
highly respected and are very popu
lar among a large circle of friends.
Their wedding day "was chosen, as
it was the 46th wedding anniversary
of the bride's parents, who were mar
ried in Louisville by Rev. Hannewalt
then pastor of the Lutheran church
in town. The pastor lived In the
house now owned by Mr. and Mrs.
Robert McCarty and the wedding
occurred at" his bouse. -.-
The bride and groom were at
tended by Walter Heil, brother of
the bride, and Miss Florence Gauer,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Gau
er. The happy couplewill go to
housekeeping on the old home place
of the groom's father and mother
who have moved to their new home
in Cedar Creek.
A FULL LINE OF
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International and John Oooro
Farming Implements. We also have all
kinds of grass and garden seeds harness
and a General Hardware Stock, can
make you a good price on' Deering stand
ard twine. Yours for service
Are You Entitled to Succeed?
All people are entitled to succeed and all will who
exercise care in their dealings and are industrious. The
people of Alvo and vicinity have demonstrated this fact
and we congratulate them on their prosperity. '
You will have grain to sell; we can give you .the
best price for what you have to offer. You will need
lumber and building material; we can save you money
on your purchases. . ' , . , .
Call on us when having business to transact in
either of the above lines. We can help you to succeed
and you, in turn. can help us to do likewise.
John Hurtey fl Co.,
Grain and Lumber:
The Courier Joins with the frlend3
the young people in wishing them
along life of happiness and 'pros
perity. Loui.4ville Courier.
UNDERGOES SEVERE OPERATION
From Saturday's Dully.
John E. Schutt of this city wan
operated on yesterday at the Metho
dist hospital in Omaha for the re
moval of his tonsils which have been
giving him a great deal of trouble
during tbe winter months. The op
eration proved a very severe one and
the patient was worked on for an
hour and a half before the opera-
tin wa9 completed. He is still feel-
ing very much the effects of the ser
ious operation, but it is thought will
in a few days be very much Im
proved. VISITS IN GLENW00D
From Saturday' pally.
Q. K. Parmele. the well known
horse buyer of Plattsmouth, will try
to choose better April weather the
next time he comes to Glenwood.
E knof Saturday',
lstorm. Parmele tarried perforce In
! Glenwood among friends In tbe jail
residence, and the next morning
escaped ( ? )' by means of snow shov
elling. Glenwood Tribune. - ;
FOR DISTRICT CLERK.
I am a candidate for the office of
clerk of the district court, subject to
the will of the republican voters at
the. primary on April 20th. Tour
support will be appreciated,
d&w. JAMES ROBERTSON.
A. B. Fornoff of Cedar Creek was
among the visitors in the city to
day attending the funeral of. Mrs.
W. G. Melsingqr.
Fine line of itatioaery anfl cor
respondence paper fet the JourJ
R. XL STEWART
Well Work a Specialty
CALL ON US FOR ANY
THING LN OUR LINE
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