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THT7P5DAY. APRIL 15 1920
FLATTSM01JTH SELII-WEEKLY JOURNAL
9 Prepared in the Interest of the People of Murray and Surrounding: Vicinity Especially for the Journal Readers
WLITOB if .mjqii
The Third Liberty Loan Coupon Bonds, which
had but a few coupons attached, have matured as far
as interest coupons are concerned, the lat interest
coupon becoming due March 15th, 1920. All having
these series of bonds, can have the same replaced with
other bonds bearing interest coupons, and if any one
having such bonds will bring them to our bank we
will have the transfer made for you.
Yours for service,
Saturday evening the third, epi
sode of "The Midnight Man" will be
shown at the Puis & Gansemer hall
by the Puis Amusement company.
John Cohn, who lives three miles
east of Murray, is reported as being
on the sick list. We trust he will
soon Le able to be up -and around.
B. A. Root has received a letter
from Mrs. Root, written from Can
ton, Ohio, and which tells of her hav
ing a nice visit with her daughter,
Mrs. J. E. Wagner, at that place.
The Royal Neighbors served sup
per at the library Saturday evening
and their efforts were well patroniz
ed. The proceeds from the supper
are to be used in the interest of the
Mrs. Wm. Royal came Monday to
spend the summer with Mrs. Oldham
and Mrs. Albert Young. The many
friends of Mrs. Royal will be glad to
know that she will spend the next
few months with Murray .friends. ., .
The Missionary society met at Mrs.
Walker's heme, where ' vinrnie''&s
ristance of Mrs. George Cilmore,
they were guests of Mrs. Walker's
horpitality. The society presented
Mrs. Gecrge Nichols and Mrs. Albert
Young each with a cut glass jelly
di3h. This is in accordance with a
custom that has prevailed for the
society to present its members with
some remembrance when they are
married or remove to some other lo
cality to reside.
A small close out in men's cotton dress trousers
in these sizes are in our stock. They are cheaper than
you can buy a pair of overalls. Act quickly if you can
use a pair of these and save a dollar fifty. Good pat
terns in dark stripes.
PER PAIR, $3.00
We are carrying a full line of the John Deere
farm machinery and implements and our stock is most
complete just now for your selection. It consists o
plows, harrows, disks, listers, planters and every known
implement required in the corn farming line.
In addition we also carry a complete line of heavy
and shelf hardware; electric washers and general hard
ware. Our aim is to serve you always.
. Mrs. J.'W. Holmes of Plattscaouth,
spent a few days last week with Mrs.
'Gilmore and attended the Missionary
society meeting Friday.
George H. Decker, of PlattEmouth,
representing the Standard Oil com
pany's interests, was looking alter
business in and near Murray last
Chester Shrader, who is taking a
business course at a commercial col
lege in Omaha, writes to his grand
father, Henry C. Long, stating that
he is getting along nicely.
John Eppings and wife, accompan
ied by their little two year old son,
were visitors in Omaha last Tuesday,
going to consult a specialist in re-
jgard to the health of the youngster.
Thomas Svoboda. of Plattsmouth.
1 came down Tuesday to look after
(clearing some of the local telephone
lines of trouble cases. Mr. Svoboda is
an employe of the Lincoln Telephone
and Telegraph company.
Mrs. G. W. McCracken, who has
been staying at Orient. Iowa, -dur-
lug the time of the construction of
the new residence which they are to
occupy, was a visitor in Murray over
Sunday, being accompanied as far as
Omaha by Mr. McCracken while on
her way home Tuesday. During hi3
absence business at the drug store
was looked after by B. A. Root. Mr.
and Mrs. McCracken will be glad
when their new Lome is ready for
A. L. Baker and Louis Hallas were
attending a dance in th-a county seat
Tuesday night and enjoyed the. oc
At the Murray hall Saturday even
ing see the 3rd episode of "The Mid
night Man." 15 and 25 cents. A
rattling good picture. ' I
Miss Clara Lee Young was a visi
tor with friends and relatives here
over Sunday, returning home on the
afternoon train Monday.
Alex Rhoden, who has been mak
ing his home in Council Eluffs will
again become a citizen of Murray,
having moved back this week.
Oscar Nailer departed a few days
ago for Leigh, where he has engaged
to work for Bert Satchel of that
place and will farm this season.
Walter A. Tower departed for Om
aha a short time ago, where he ex
pected to work for a short time and
then go west to spend the summer.
Dr. B. F. Brendel and son. Dr. J.
F. Brendel were looking after some
business matters at the court house
in Plattsmouth Tuesday morning,
j, Otto Lutz, who is farming west of
Murray, was a visitor in Plattsmouth
a few days the first of the week, re
turning to his work last Tuesday
i The third episode of "The Mid
night Man" will be shown at the
Murray hall Saturday evening. The
prices are 15 and-25 over all, no
I Miss Laura Puis, who has been
making her home in Omaha, arrived
in Murray last Monday morning for
j a visit with her parents. Wm. Puis
I J. M. Vanhorn. living southeast of
Murray, is reported as being very
sick at his home, and due to his ad
vanced age is having a hard battle
with the disease.
I Dr. G. II. Gilmore and D. J. Pit
man were visiting in Plattsmouth
last Monday, being called there on
the hearing of the estate of Mrs. I.
' S. White, who recently died.
Frank Marasek is making some de
cided changes for the better on his
place just east of Murray. The
blacksmith shop, which was a land
mark, has been dismantled and the
material used in the construction of
.a hay barn. '
J The Bank - of Murray has had
, some trees set near the bank and the
; ground around them spaded in order
" that they might have a better op
portunity to grow. The work was
done by C. H. Boedeker and adds a
great deal to the appearance.
J Mrs. George Parks was a visitor In
-Omaha last Monday evening, remain
ing over nlglit and returning Tues
day morning accompanied by their
daughter, Willa, who has been at the
hospital for several weeks and who
is now feeling much improved.
Levi Rakes who formerly lived in
this vicinUy, but who has , resided
near Ashland for a number of years,
was a visitor with friends in Mur
ray during the past week, being a
guest at the home of Mrs. L. II. Old
ham and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Young.
Mr. and Mrs. B. E. IIoIl?nbeck, of
' Belmont, Iowa, who have been visit
ling for the past few days at the
heme of Wilson Gilmore :ind other
friends in this vicinity, departed on
Tuesday afternoon for their home in
Iowa, going via Omaha, where they
visited for a short time.
The good luck W. A. Scott and
wife had while enroute home from
their recent visit in Kansas, is at
tributed to the coal black cat they
recently procured and winch is now
a bosom companion of "Smarty"
their pet dog. "Nigger" sure did
keep ill luck at a distance, they aver.
L. H. Puis, Ben Noell and Wm.
Marsh were all busy during the fore
part of the week giving the garage
and adjoining residence a double
coat of paint on the roof. They are
artistic manipulators of the paint
brush and as a result of their work
enhanced greatly the appearance of
John Robbins and family have
been enjoying a visit from. Mr. Frank
Robbins and wife, of Spaulding,
'where they are engaged in the bak
ery business, and ou their return
home last Tuesday, John and family
accompanied his brother and wife as
far as Omaha, where they all spent
part of a day together.
Robert Good is Teported to be get
ting along nicely at the hospital in
Nebraska City to which he was -taken
after being struck by a Missouri
Pacific train on a crossing near that
place a few weeks ago.- Mr. Good
I suffered a, broken leg and other In
juries, but as a result of excellent,
i care is recovering rapidly. I
! Robert Patterson was able to re
turn home from the hospital in Om
aha a few days ago. Although he
has not entirely recovered from the
injuries he sustained as a result of
the severe windstorm a fortnight or
so ago, he is rapidly improving and
"considers himself mighty lucky that
he got out as well as he did. i
With' the resignation of Walter A. '
Tower, who has been with the Puis
garage for several mon-.hs.the vac-',
ancy will be filled by a Mr. Wright,;
from the northern part of the state: '
He and his family are expected to
arrive in Murray at an early date,
and will make their home in the
parsonage of the Christian church,
which is being put in condition for
1 Miss Clara -Carlson, who has been
employed as a nurse in this vicinity,
jwas called to Omaha a short timts
ago on account of the stork having;
left a little baby boy the home oi!
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Cockel, causing;
much happiness in than family. Mrs.
Cockel was formerly K:iss Eda Mar
Iquardt, county supeiintendent of
( Cass county, prior to her marriage to
' Mr. Cockel, then in the employ of
the Journal as a linoiype- operator. !
All concerned are doinj nicely. ' j
: If ut of the rt.der of the
Journal knor of any social
: eeot or item of Interest in
this vicinity. ud will mail
ime to thisofllt'. It will ap
pear under this heading. e
wct all Dews Item Eiitoq
Charles Vallery was a visitor in
Plattsmouth last Tuesday, going up
to look after some matters of busi
Harry G. Todd -was a visitor in
Omaha last Monday, being called
there to look after some business
matters for a few hours.
W. II. Puis and little daughter,
Elsie, were visiting in Omaha last
Tuesday, while Mr. Puis also looked
after some business matters.
Glen Boedeker, of 'the Murray
State bank was a: visitor in- the
county seat last Monday afternoon,
being called there to look after some
matters of business.
Miiis Olga Mi n ford was a week
end visitor at the home of her par
ents over Sunday, returning to the
capital citj' the first of the week to
resume her studies.
Fred Lutz, of west of Murray, ac
companied by his family and Henry
Zuckweiller and wife of Miller, So.
Dakota, were visiting at the homes
of L. D. Hiatt and Wm. Puis last
Fred Hild and family, who have
been making their home in Long!
Beach. Calif., during the past winter,
expeit to arrive home in. a short time
having arranged to leave for here on
II. G. Todd was dragging the .
roads between his place and Murray!
last Tuesday afternoon. If everyone
would look after this matter the pub
lic highways could be kept in excel
lent condition most of the time.
T. J. Brendel and wife departed
last Monday evening for Burt coun
ty, where Mr. Brendel went to look j
after the appointment of some agents ;
for the Auto Insurance company, f or j
wncm ne worKs. :urs. ;renaei went
alorg for a visit. I
Mrs. Ada Farris and Mrs. Wm. '
Sporrer will entertain the Ladies Aid
society of the Christian church at
the home of the latter on next Wfd-'
iiesilay afternoon. All members and
their friends are roquerted to be in
attendance, as a good time is assur
Phillip Lambert who is getting
abcut with the aid of one crutch, is
very anxious to get to work again, j
and can hardly content himself with-(
out having a brush in hihand with'
which to apply a coat of paint to
the residences about town where his
rervices would be in demand were he
but able to work.
Pure bred White Plymouth Rock
cx-rs, til. 2 5 for 15. S. P. Young.
La'dies'Enfoyel Cccbl6n Greufly '
. Miss Etta Nichols and - Mrs. Geo.
Nichols gave a reception at the home
of Henry C. Long and wife in honor
of Mrs. A. A. Young, at which a
Irrge number of friends of this pop
ular young woman attended and the
afternoon was spent in very pleas
cut social conversation and also in
tfc.e doing of fancy work as well. A
delightful luncheon was served by
the two adept hostesses, which ad
ded greatly to the pleasures of the
Making Extensive Repairs
' The official board of: the Christian
church is making some extensive re
pairs at the parsonage, placing a
new roof thereon, papering the in
terior and otherwise bringing it
down to date by the addition of two
porches. When the work is complet
ed, the parsonage will present a much
different appearance. J. A. Scotten
and his force of workmen did the car
penter work and the decorating was
in the hands of Jesse Chambers and
Enjoyed Splendid Time Saturday
The Murray Community clubj
which never does things by halves,
put over another splendid community
meeting last Saturday evening, the
pleasures of which were greatly
heightened by a most enjoj-able
dance. A short program added to
the occasion. Barney Smith sang a
couple of pleasing solos and Charles
Howard also sang an enjoyable solo.
The occasion of the meeting was to
give a farewell to Wm. LaRue and
family prior to their departure for
Burr, where they will make their
home in the future, Mr. LaRue hav
ing accepted a position with the
Missouri Pacific at that place.
The pupils- of the grammar room
planned and carried out a most pleas
ant surprise party Thursday evening
in honor of Everett LaRue, who, the
following night, with his parents,
departed for their new home in
Burr, Nebraska. With Misses Bar
ker and Sans as chaperones and the
high school students at guests, the
merry party met at the hall at 7:30
and enjoyed a few hours with music
and games and otherwise having a
good time. A number of the older
girls had prepared refreshments,
which were thoroughly enjo3red by
all present. All too soon came the
hour of departure, at which time the
guest of honor, in a few well chosen I
words thanked his friends for the
pleasant evening they had given him
and showed his appreciation for
their thoughtfulness. While we are
sorry to lose Everett from our school,
yet we. wish him continued success
in his work at the new home.
' Lorene Durnam was absent two
days last week;
We are sorry to lose Dorothy, Wil
liam and Hubert LaRue from the
primary room and hope they will
like their new "home at Burr.
The little folks are rejoicing over
the new playground equipment,
which has been set up.
Last Friday afternoon ; the little
folks had a party - for the LaRue
children. : t
Frances Durnam visited the Pri
mary room Tuesday.
Three Milk Cows for Sale
W. J. Philpot, some seven miles
west of Murray, has three good milk
cows, two recently fresh, for sale.
Se him at once. a8-3w
Hatching Eggs for Sale
I have the celebrated Rhode Is
land Red eggs for hatching and can
furnish same for setting hens or in
cubator use at $5.50 per hundred.
Call phone 1721, Murray, Nebraska.
Five Red Polled registered bulls
for sale. Also some good timothy
and clover hay. Phone 3114.
A. F. NICKELS & SON.
m4-4w. Murray, Nebr.
R. R. LABOR
EXPECTED TO TAKE UP STRIKE
QUESTION AT WASHINGTON
GALLS CABINET MEETING TODAY
President Wilson Will Meet
Cabinet Tomorrow U. S. .
Wants Striker's Names
Chicago, April 13. Appointment
today by President Wilson of the
railroad labor board is looked upon
Ly railroad officials and brotherhood
officials here as being a long step
toward settlement of the strike.
They are now awaiting announce
ment by Attorney" General Palmer of
the government's attitude toward the
OiTicials on both sides reiterated
that the roads are powerless to raise
wages until the newly appointed
board was reviewed the requestsnow
Washington, April 13. President
Wilson today called a meeting of
the cabinet for tomorrow to discuss
"the general situation". White
house officials would not say that the
"unauthorized" railroad strike had
prompted the call, but it'was under
stood that this would be the princi
pal subject discussed.
This is the first cabinet meeting
called by the president since he re
turned from his western trip last
September. Since his illness he has
seen only a few members of his offi
The president has announced the
appointment of the railway labor
board as follows:
Representing the public: George
W. Hanger, Washingon, 1). C; Hen
ry Hunt, Cincinnati; R. M. Barton,
Representing the railroads: Hor
ace Baker, J. H. Elliott and William
Representing the employes: Al
bert Phillips, A. O. .Wharton and
James J. Forrester.
The board will be authorized to
meet in Washington at once to take
up the grievances of the railroad
employes now on strike. The nom
inations went to the senate at noon
today and prompt action by that
body is expected.
Under the transportation act, the
railroad labor board is the court of
last resort in, disputes between the
the roads and thei remployes. Its
first work, after considering the
present strike will be to take up the
whole railroad wage question which
has been pending for nearly a year.
The board is to establish perman
ent headquarters at Chicago and its
members will devote all of their time
to the, work. They will receive sal
aries of $10,0000 a year, each.
Mr. Hunt is appointed for one
year. He is a former mas'or of Cin
cinnati and a former member of the
Ohio house of representatives. Dur
ing the war he was a captain in the
National army. "Since 1915 he had
been a member of the board of trus
tees of the Cincinnati Southern rail
way, a cits' owned utility.
Mr. Hanger has been assistant
commissioner of the United States
board of mediation and conciliation
and as a member of that body has
had considerable experience in hand
ling labor disputes. He is appoint
ed for two years.
Judge Barton is a former judge of
the Tennessee court of appeals, and
is appointed for three years.
Horace Baker who Is appointed to
represent the railroad executives
for a three yeans term, is a former
general manager of the . Cincinnat,
New Orleans and Texas Pacific rail
road. J. P. Elliot of Texas, appointed for
two years, formerly was general
' We are closing out our line of House Paints, Barn Paint, Var
nishes, etc., and as we do not intend restocking will give our cus
tomers the advantage of the price.
We handle the Paintall Products, manufactured at Lincoln
and especially adapted to this climate.
House paint, gallons $4.25
Vi Gal....... $2.15 Quarts. $1.15
Small quantity red barn paint, gal.. . .$2.25
If we haven't enough of colors you select on hand to com
plete your job, will order it for you at same price. It will pay
you to sef us before buying your paint.
G. W. McCracken, Prop.
manager of the Texas & Pacific rail
road, and subsequently was a col
onel in the transportation corps of
the American expeditionary forces.
Mr. Park is vice president of the
Chicago Great Western railroad and
is appointed for the year.
Mr. Philips is vice president of
the Brotherhood of Locomotive Fire
men and Enginemen. He is appoint
ed for three years.
- Mr. Wharton of Missouri Js an of
ficial of the railway employes depart
ment of the American Federation of
Labor and a member of the board
of railway wages and working' con
ditions of the United States Railroad
administration. His terms is for
Mr. Forrester is president of the
Brotherhood of Railway Steamship
Clerks. Freight Handlers, Express
and Station Employes. His term is
for one year.
The Pennsylvania and New York
Railroads were advised today by the
department of justice as follows:
"Please send us at once the names
of all your employes who are on
strike, indicating the names of any
of them who appear to be directing
the movement in whole or in part.
CANDLES FOR ALL OCCASIONS
The Journal office has received a
very large 'assortment of the fancy
candles suitable for any social func
tion and in all shades and colors that
might be desired for any occasion.
There are the tiny candles so popu
lar for birthday celebrations as dec
orations for the cakes as well as the
larger candles for use In candela
brum and other decorative uses. The
hostess who is expecting to enter
tain should call at the Journal and
Inspect these handsome candles whose
use is becoming more popular every
Why Pay Prevailing Price
We always carry a very complete line of
shoes and have invested lots of money be
fore the present high prices and are willing
to give you the benefit of our buying fore
sight. Come in and be convinced we have
the right price on all kind of shoes you may
need either work or dress.
The Service Store
ALFRED GANSEMER, Proprietor
"Tho Midnight Pan" Sorial
The third episode will be given at the Puis & Gan
mersemer hall on Saturday evening of this week. All
those who are attending this magnificent serial will
please take notice and not miss out on this number.
The prices are 1 5 and 25 cents, which sums include
the war tax.
This is a good show and one well worth while at
tending. Do not miss it.
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