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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (June 17, 1920)
THURSDAY. JUNE 17. 1020.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL
Throttling Governor Gives
Every "Z" Engine is equipped with a sensitive throttling
governor. Regulates the amount of fuel, and air admitted to
cylinder maintains uniform speed summer or winter,
regardless of work being done.
Throttling governor enables the "Z" to use kerosene as
well as gasoline saves you money.
Governor is a complete, high grade assembly unit not a
makeshift device. Its case-hardened contact-parts resist wear.
Has mighty important duties:Helpsmaintainuniform cylinder
temperature insures better lubrication gives smooth, steady
flow of power that saves wear and tear on driven machinery.
Other "Z" features are: Built-in Bosch high tension oscil
lating magneto; more than rated power; every part inter
changeable; clean-cut, efficient design ; long-lived endurance:
114 II. P..
One 9x12 rug; one 8 -
i:r smaller rucrs.
One Duofold, genuine leather upholstering. Quar
ter sowed oak. Nearly new.
One davenport; one couch; two leather upholster
ed sot lees.
1 Hrec jcod dressers.
Two brass beds, springs and mattress.
One three-quarter size bed complete.
One sanitary cot.
1 wo rockers; six other chairs.
I hree library tables.
I wo extension tables.
One electric vacuum sweeper with all attachments.
One China closet and other articles.
This is Good Furniture Positively Guaranteed
Clean and O. K. PRICED TO SELL!
A COMPLETE ELECTRIC PLANt FOR
USED THROUGHOUT THE WORLD!
I B. K. F. Timers
I for FORD CARS
This little accesory on your Ford car will work
0 wonders. Starts easily in zero weather, puts dcd into
the motor. Easily installed
No oiling required. No rollers to wear out and short
Money Back Guarantee With Every
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We have the agency for Cass county and carry a stock
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MET IN SULTRY
HEAT LAST EVE
HUMID COUNCIL HOLDS SHORT
SESSION FILLED WITH ROU
AGAINST HIGHER WATER RATE
Many Sidewalks Ordered and Grad
ing Necessary to Complete
From Tuesday's .Dally.
The session of the. city council
last evening was staged in a humid
setting that made the members glad
to hasten the business of the legis
lative body and seek the cooler at
mosphere of the outdoors and during
the session there were a great many
routine matters handled.
The opening of the session for the
construction of new sidewalks
brought on a large number of re
quests for sidewalks over the dif
ferent parts of the city that will be
taken up as soon as the new work is
A communication was received
from Fred Patterson objecting to
paying the cost of paving on Pearl
street between Third and Fourth
streets as L,. C. Sharp had desired the
work and Mr. Patterson was fernist
paying any part that might be as
sessed against his -property.
P. I. Meisinger presented a peti
tion to the council asking permission
to have a connection made with sew
er on Marble street and on motion
this was referred to the streets al
leys and bridges committee for ac
tion. A communication was also recejved
from E. J. Kiehey requesting a grade
for sidewalk on North Fifth street
near his property which was referred
to the? streets, alleys and bridges
committee for action as Mayor
Schneider stated that the work
would require a great deal of filling
and would cost a sum that should
be looked: into before being allowed.
Frank S. Sitzman and a number of
residents of the south part of the
city presented a communication ask
ing that the city place a sidewalk-
adjoining the property of William
Tuey and charge the same against
the property. Mayor Schneider
stated for the benefit of the petition
ers that this sidewalk was among
those that would be put in this
A request was also made by C. F.
Ault and others for a grade, on Gold
street that would permit them put
ting in permanent walk and on
motion this was sent to the streets,
alleys" and bridges committee.
The council also received a com
munication from G. (J. Hoffman in
regard to the Tuey hogs and .the
lefuse that had accumulated in the
heg yards and which the petitioner
claimed was very annoying but no
definite action was taken as the ciy
physician is absent at the present
time but on his return the mayor
stated a "smelling" committee would
be on the job.
Chief of Police Manspcaltcr re
ported that during the month of May
five arrests had be?n made and the
culprits turned oyer to the nili.5 of
City Clerk McElwain had Veil
enjoying a very profitable month for
May and turned ever to ths city
treasurer $1,501.72 as the result of
taxes pajd. Mayor Schneider stated
1 hat it was hoped to have the occu
ration taxes well collected by tne
next meeting so that the name of
those refusing to pay might be la', i
betore the council.
City Treasurer Soennichsen report
ed to the council the financial sta
tus of the city and showed a balance
of 896.21 in the treasury with
registered warrants of $109,100 'U
Chairman Mason of the judiciary
committee reported that the law in
regard to the salary of police magis
trate had been looked over and a
this city was not in the class of 5,000
people or over it was not possible to
to raise the salary.
The fire and water committee
through Chairman McCarthy brought
in a report on the extension of the
water mains on Lincoln avenue not
recommending that the work be done
as the water company had refused to
do any more extension if an increase
in rates was not granted. This re
port led to some discussion as to the
needs and advisability of the exten
sion. Councilman Mason thought
that the resident"? of that portion ot
the city should be given adequate
protection if possible and did not
favor the acceptance of the repbrt
but rather that the matter be laid
1 Councilman Mauer and Council
man Brittain were of the same opin
ion as Mr. Mason as to the need of
some protection for the residents in
the extreme southern portion of the
city as was also Councilman Vro
man. On the vote to accept the re
port of the committee Councilmcn
Mason, Brittain, Mauer and Vroman
voted no with the six other council
men supporting and -the report was
The fire and water committee also
reported that they had investigated
the request for a raise in rates by
the water company and recommended
that the same be not allowed and this
report was accepted by the unani
mous vote of the council.
The lighting committee through
Chairman Iverson reported that the
lights were all out over the city on
Sunday evening, June 5th and also
that in a large number of places the
electric wiring had been placed with
out any insolation and on motion
the lighting conimitte was granted
power to investigate the matter of
the insolation not being on the wires
The ordinance asking for a raise
in gas rates was taken up and read
for the second time and laid over
for the third and final reading at the
next meeting of the council.
The final report of the engineer
ing firm on the curb and gutter work
in the city whoch cost a total of
$17, SSI. 99, was received and showed
that the city had paid a partial pay
ment of $7,000 and which left a bal
ance of $10,573.72 due the contrac
tor, Bert Coleman and on motion Mr.
Coleman was allowed the sum of
$10,000 the city rretaining $573 until
the final inspection is made.
The council on motion then decid
ed to sit as a board of equalization
on the curb and gutter work on Mon
day evening, July 12th.
The council then received the bids
for sidewalk construction for the
year 1920 and on motion the bid of
Bert Coleman was accepted for the
sum of lS1 cents per foot.
Councilman Ptacek called the at
tention of the council to a number
of trees hear the residence of J. M.
Leyda that interfered with the con
struction of the sidewalk and on
motion the said trees were ordered
Councilman Mauer urgee that
some steps be taken to get a side
walk near the fifth ward school as
the children are compelled to walk
eight or ten blocks in the mud to
reach the school and on motion the
matter was referred to the streets,
allys and bridges committee.
Councilman Brittain called the at
tention of the council to the need
for some work on the interior of the
city jail in the way of cleaning and
on motion this was referred to the
rarks and improvement committee
and also brought up the matter of
the dumping of refuse and dead ani
mals at the dump east of the city. ,
Councilman John Mauer stated
that it had been reported that a
number of wild women and wild men
bad been reported as being in the
city at different times and causing
more or less trouble and thought
some action should be taken but the
natter was not definitely acted on as
the mayor was undecided whether
the matter should go to the parks
r.nd improvement or fire committee
r to the city clerk so the status quo
v.'ill remain. V
The finance committee of the
council reported the following claims
which were ordered paid:
Mike Lutz, street commis
1). B. Ebersole. repairs 2.00
John Cechal. street work 74.60
l.uke Renner. street work
man and team 128.70
John Maurer, street work 72.00
James Wynn, street work 76.50
William Hassler, repairs 12.75
Kroehler Bros., mdse. 17.05
Lincoln Tele. & Tele. Co.
Wash A. Young, repairs to
A. Nitka .street sprinkling 142.00
John Zitka, street cleaning' 72.45
Jacob Meisinger, work at
Mike Staska, work at ecme-
Edward Svohoda, work at
Kroehler Bros., five guards
for grader 2.19
Frank Svoboda, work at cem
Charles Tulene, work at cem
Joe Price, same 38.25
George Decker, same 4.50
Louis Hoesak, same 4.50
A. C. Tulene, same 13.50
Frank Pochanec, same 40.50
E. J. Itichey, cement and
Henry Gouchenour, street
work ( 140.40
Claus Boetel, burying three
dogs 1 . J o
Neb. Gas & Electric" Co.
street lighting 219.72
Weyrich & Hadraba, mdse. to
E. Manspeaker, salary 100.00
C. E. McBride. salary 100.00
M. Archer, salary 30.00
DANCE' SATURDAY NIGHT
At the Coates .hall, Plattsmouth,
given by Cosmopolitan club. Ad
mission, gents 50c, 'ad'es free, spec
tators 25c. The public is cordially
SIX HONEST SERVING MEN
The famous poet Itudyard Kipling
wrote the following verses: "I have
six honest serving men (They taught
me all 1 knew); Their names are
What and Why and When.nd How
and Where and Who." The same
six honet sserving men can teach
you, too, all that you should know!
What? Triner's American Elixir of
Bitter Wine. Why? Because it's
the best remedy for all stomach trou
bles. When? Before meals and at
bed time. How? According to the
directions on the bottle. Where? At
your druggist or dealer in medicines.
Who? Joseph Triner Company, 1333
45 S. Ashland Ave., Chicago, 111.,
guarantees the purity, invariable uni
formity and superlative quality of
this remedy as well as of all other
excellent Triner's preparations, in-
cludine Triner's Angelica Bitter Ton
ic which restores the exhausted
energy and braces up the nerves;
Triner's Liniment for rheumatism
neuraleria. lumbago, etc.; Triner's
Antiputrin, a highly efficient gargle.
mouth wash and cleanser or wounas
CLOSING SERVICES AT LIBERTY
' Closing services will be held at the
Liberty church next Sunday morn
ing. Everybody invited. dAlw
10-20 Titan tractor run onoonwm.
First class condition. Call 2S2J.
Itch! Itch! Itch! Scratch.
Scratch. Scratch! The moro you
scratch,-the worse the Itch. Try
Doan's Ointment. For eczema, unj
skin itching, ,60c a box.
John Fight and wife departed this
morning for Omaha, where they g
to attend the graduation exercises
of the Sacred Heart school, their
granddaugnter, iirace moih, -
member cf the graduation class.
"That Printer of UCell's." on of
Harold Bell Wright's good etorlea,
on sale at the Journal"offlce.
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Possible Quality at Lowest Possible Price
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studied in making, studied in
packing. Spurs are blended in a
new way from American and
Oriental tobaccos, bringing out
to the full that good old-time
tobacco taste. The satiny im
ported paper is crimped, not
pasted, making an easier-drawing,
You'll approve of the smart
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fold, that preserves Spur's taste
I Special Bargains in Automobiles!
i One Ford Touring Car, 191S model motor.
I One Chevrolet 490 Touring, 1918 model.
One Velie "6" Red Seal Contontial Motor,
One Chevrolet Roadster, good as new.
One Ford Sedan, good runnidg order.
Also new Chevrolet automobiles, all
models. You can buy now and pay small
payment down, balance monthly payments.
20 per cent discount on all Firestone
6,000 mile Tires for 10 days only. Come in
and look them over.
W. W. WASLEY,
Garage Phone 650
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House Phone 502
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