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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (July 5, 1920)
MONDAY, JULY 5, 1920.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL
PREPARED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE JOURNAL.
The Bank cf burdock
The Only Bank in Murdock Wherein All Deposits are
Protected by the
DEPOSITORS GUARANTY FUND
of the State of Nebraska
Capital and Surplus, Fully Paid - $25,000.00
We Conduct a General, Commercial Banking Business.
Draw up deeds, contract for sale of real estate,
mortgages, assignments, and all ordinary legal blanks
for conveyances, etc., at reasonable charges. Notary
Public in bank.
We solicit your checking account; also your time
ilepesits. We pay 5'r interest on time deposits for
one year and 4' for six months. Checking accounts
and time deposits are all guaranteed by the Guaranty
fund of the Slate of Nebraska without any additional
charge to you, being free insurance.
We are at all times ready, able and willing to take
care of any reasonable demand of our customers, in the
matter of loans and invite you to consult us on any
business matters where you feel that our advice and
assistance may be cf service to you.
he Bank of Elurdock
"The Bank where You Feel at Home"
HENRY A. TOOL, President J. E. GUTHMANN, Vice-Pres.
H. A. GUTHMANN, Cashier
You can sot floor wax at all times
of Max iMisterhoff. tf-
J e. -- I.andholm and family were
visit in in Duncan last week for a
Auuust l'aiifka and family spent
the Fourth at Kim wood, where they
were guests of friends..
Henry Oerbeling and family, of
Waoardi. were visiting with friends
near Murdoch last Friday.
During tlie past week Franl 3Iel
viu has been doing pome carpenter
work at the homo of Mr. Fred Stock.
O.car McDonald and family were
celebrating at Wahoo last Monday,
driving up in their car to spend the
- J. II. Duck was a visitor in Green-J
wood last Saturday and with his
familv was a .unest at the Home oi i
his j nrcHts, W. H. Buck and family.
Mrs. II. A. Tool and daught er Mary
Isabel, were pasengers to Omaha on
Ir.. t Wednesday, where Miss Mary
Isaln! h:id hvr tonsils removed as
tii.'v Ii;.e ;o t. giving her some trou
ble 'of late.
Miitt Thimgan and son, Victor,
were looking after koiuo business in
Omilia last Friday, driving their
truck up to bring home some mater
ia! for use in laying the tile floor in j
the :u'v bank building.
n J. I'othart ami wife departed
on Saturday for Sioux City in their
car, v.-here they will visit briefly at
the heme of Mrs. Pothast's sister,
and t Hon continue on their way to
Lake Okoboji to tpend the Fourth.
Did it ever occur to you that tha
one way to kcop your hunie inviting
is to kep your walls vmiliug? Tins
can be done by changing the walls
with papers harmonious in colors
and e oinbinuticus. Fall on us for
fcug:;e.-t iens.' Max I)u.-terhotT. tf.
J. T. Furnn and (1. K. Gotteal,
both of Shenandoah. Iowa, were in
Murdock last Friday looking after j
some ousinest: relative to the output
of a manufacturing enterprise they
maintain in that city. The specialty
is a hog oiler which takes the place
of a giite and the hog in imssing has
to t.ite a good bath of oil whether
he wants to'or jiot.
Feme in and ask for special fig
ures on Hex barn paint a strictly
linseed oil paint. Max Dusterhoff.
Albert I-.ee. of Lincoln, represent
ing the Nebraska Farmer, was a vis
itor in Murdock and was working
the country in this vicinity during
the past few days.
Dr. A. It. Ilornbeck and wife, who
have been visiting for some time
past at the home of Mrs. Hogue,
mother of Mrs. Hornbeck, in Texas,
returned home last Thursday after
having had a most pleasant visit in
the sunny south.
Mrs. Robert Williams and daugh
ter, Erna, who have been visiting
with Mr. Williams at Chappel, where
he is employed, as well as guests at
the home of another daughter, Mrs.
Ed Schmidt and family, returned
home last Thursday afternoon.
Mrs. F. II. Guthmann who has been
visiting ?t the home of her son, II.
A. Guthmann of Murdock, for some
time past, departed Friday morning
for her home at Plattsmouth, her
ron driving her to South Bend to
catch the train. lie was accompan
ied by the children who went along
for the ride.
V. J. Hau, Theo. Harms and a
number of other leading business
men of Manley were in Murdock on
last Friday meeting with the local
business men regarding the prospects
of getting electric lights in both
Manley and Murdock. It is hoped
to have the lights early this fall at
Last Wednesday afternoon the lit
tle friends of Miss Jeanette Guthmann
gathered at her home and assisted
in the proper celebration of the fifth
birthday of that little lady. They put
in the time playing games and en
joying the birthday cake and ice
cream, and had in general one of
the most excellent afternoons imagin
able. The cream station at Murdock has
been closed for the present, as the
health of Judse Herman A. Gast has
been such that he could not attend
to the task of receiving the cream
and shipping it. Judge Ga.st is in a
very feeble condition of health, but
it is hoped by Ins many friends that
he may soon recover his health.
The finest varnish that money can
buy at Max Dusterhoff's.
Edward and Gus Hempke and
Dan Bourke began cutting wheat on
Mrs. Julius Reinke, of South Bend,
was a visitor in Murdock one day
last week, coming to look after some
business matters here for a. short
Win. Gehrts and Gus Gakemeier
were looking after some business
matters in Lincoln last Friday, driv
ing over in a car.
I. G. Hornbeck was a delegate to
the meeting of railway telegraphers
which was held in Lincoln several
days last week.
J. E. McIIugh was loking after
some business matters in Omaha fo?
the Murdock Mercantile company,
of which he is manager.
Henry Oehlerking completed culti
vating his corn last Friday and Mon
day began harvesting his wheat,
which i of excellent quality.
Miss Margaret Amgwert has been
visiting 1n Council Bluffs for some
days paf t at the home of her sister,
Mrs. Charles Letts and family.
Miss Bertha Reiuke, who is at
tending summer school, will soon be
home again and expects to engage
in school work the coming year.
Mrs. Ada Tool who has not been
in very good health the past week is
showing some improvement under the
care cf Dr. Deeriug, of Elmwood.
W. II. Rush and wife were visiting
in Lincoln last Friday afternoon and
spent part of their time looking af-
ter some business matters as well.
! The Rev. J. Scherbacher and fani-
ily, of Lincoln, have been visiting in
Murdock for some days past at the
home of the Rev. A. Brauchle family.
Emil Kuehn was a visitor in Mur
dock for a short time last Friday
afternoon, having stopped on his re
turn from Omaha to his home in
Henry Heinenian has been paint
ing the house, silo and barn at the
home of Herman Kupke. during the
past w.etk. adding much to the ap
pearance and value of the property.
Misses Dorothy Reeves and Edith
Sorick, of Lincoln, were visiting in
Murdock last Thursday, coming down
em the evening train for a short stay
and returning home the same night
Miss Hazel Bauer visited friends
and looked after some business in
the capital city last Friday. During
her absence. Miss Mary Rush was in
charge of the switchboard at the
telephone office, and proved herself
an adept worker.
Noah Wanamaker, of Weeping
Water, who has been assisting in the
construction of the house on the
Rev. J. H. Oehlerking farm, has re
signed and will assist in the opera
tion of a threshing outfit for Wm.
Wendt. of near Louisville.
W. O. Gillespie and H. W. Tool
were in Omaha last Monday, where
they were given an insight into the
mysteries of Ak-Sar-Ben and enjoyed
the occasion greatly. The fall fes
tivals at Omaha this year promise to
Le the greatest of any in the history
of the Ak-Sar-Ben.
Wm. Gehrts sold and delivered to
parties in this vicinity during the
past week, three Nicholson & Shep
herd threshing machines. Newman
brothers (John and Louis) got one;
Carl Slaphoff one and E. M. Jumper,
who resides east of Wabash the third.
Mr. Gehrts is doing an excellent
business just now, both in the sale
of separators and binders, having
disposed of ten of the latter during
the past ten days.
J. II. Oehlerking and family, o(f
West Point, are visiting relatives in
and near Murdock, having driven
down in their car. a few days ago.
Rev. Oehlerking, who is the minister
at West Point, is taking his mid
summer vacation at present and im
proving it by looking after the com
pletion of the house and other farm
buildings he is having erected on his
farm east of Murdock. The house is
now far enough along to receive its
first coat of paint, which work was
done by Ralph Twiss and his force,
of Louisville. The chimneys are
finished and plastering is now under
Warm Weather Eats!
Fresh Cookies and Cakes
on Hand at All Times
Our large refrigerator enables us to keep perish
able provisions on hand and in perfect shape always.
Apricots, peaches, tomatoes, plums, cantalopcs,
for that tuppcr on a hot evening.
The finest cheese obtainable always fresh and
cool; not cmeary and unbeatable. Let us help you.
Fresh Tip Top Bread Every Night
JER2.Y E. McHUGH, Manager
MURDOCK -:- . NEBRASKA
' Dies at Stratton
C. B. Jones, aged 77 years, the
father of Mesdames II. E. Tool and
H. V. McDonald, died at his late
home in Stratton, where he has re-.
sided for a number of years and was
taken to Newton, Iowa, for burial,
the funeral being held there on last
Thursday afternoon. Mr. Jones pass
ed away Monday evening of last
Mesdames Tool and McDonald ac
companied their father's remains to
Iowa for interment.
Mr. Jones was born at Coddington,
Ohio, and had resided in the west for
some forty years. He leaves besides
the aged wife, four daughters, they
being Mesdames Tool and McDonald,
of Murdock; C. A. Besack, of Spring
field and George McGuire of Stratton,
and three sons Messrs. Harry and B.
C. Jones of Stratton and O: C. Jones,
Took Note of Barber's Birthday
A number of the friends of the
p-piiiar and genial foarbev. John
Amgwert, gathered at his home last
Wednesday evening and assisted in
making merry the passing of one of
the milestones in the career of the
popular barber of Murdock. We are
not saying just which milestone the
celebration was intended to cele
brate, but at any rate it was not one
over the half century mark, but one
of the earlier ones. The friends
and the host had an excellent time
with something to eat.
Held Successful Picnic
The three churches, the one at
Murdock, the Louisville church and
the one at Callihan, held their an
nual picnic and enjoyed childrens
day at Callihan wherr? all enjoyed
themselves to the fullest extent.
As well as having a picnic with re
frcshemnts and an excellent pro
gram, they raised a large amount
of money for the milk fund for ba
bies in the old country, who are suf
fering for the lack of nourishing
foeds. Callihan raised $475. Mur
dock $125, and Louisville $350, in
Train Changes Make Mail Changes
On account of the expenses and
the little distance which the mail
car which has been carried on trains
37 and 3S of the Kock Island the
cervice has been discontinued be
tween Council Bluffs. Iowa, aud Mc
Farland. Kansas. This places the
intervening towns on this line to a
disadvantage. There is a closed
pouch carried in these trains and
the parcel post is delivered on trains
number 33 and 34. while trains num
ber 5 and 6 which are through
trains are catching a pouch of first
class mail and throwing off a, pouch
also, but are not handling any sec
end class mail.
"nstalling More Switchboard Drops
M. U. Higgins, better known as
"Red'" Higgins of the Great Western
KJectric company, was in the city for
a rhort time last Thursday and Fri
day and was assisting Kenneth Tool
in the installation, of an additional
battery of drops in the switch board
c! the Murdock telephone company,
which now accommodates a number
cf additional lines. The added ca
pacity was greatly needed and will
bo used to excellent' advantage as
the former equipment was sorely
taxed as it was.
Will Vote on School Consolidation.
There is to be an election of the
vroposcd new district, which is in
course of forming on July 20th, and
which has been known as district
one hundred, but which will be
slightly changed and is to be adopt
ed or rejected as the voters shall
Now Selling the Dixie
A. H. Ward, who is' an auto me
chanic, basadded to his accomplish
ment that of an auto salesman and
is now handling the "Dixie" which
he has and would be pleased to dem
onstrate at any time to prospective
Special Varnish for table tops,
window sills, outside doors. Won't
turn white under water. At M?.x
VISIT OMAHA LODGE
Elks of Plattsmouth Ledge No. 739
Visit Their Parent Lodge at Oma
ha and Have Candidates Initiated
Last evening some thirty-five of
the members of the Elks lodge of
this city motored to Omaha where
they participated in the regular ses
sion of the lodge of that city and
enjoyed very much the work of the
Omaha lodge. The local lodge took
with them two candidates, T. J.
Brendel of Muray and P. T. Becker,
who were initiated by he Omaha
lodge into the mysteries of this
great fraternal order. At the ses
sion in Omaha the visiting exalted
rulers and past exalted rulers were
called to the chairs, aud Henry It.
C.ering of Omaha, tha first exalted
ruler of the Plattsmouth lodge re
sponded on the behalf of the visitors
in a very forcible and impressive ad
dress that was much enjoyed. A
line feed was part of the- program
and the members from this city al
most all returned safely before the
storm. Those who attended from
this city were: Jesse F. Warga, J.
W. Holm os, James Mauzy, Guy W.
Morgan, E. C. Harris, John Schutz,
E. A. Stanfield, P. II. Field, A. L.
Baker, J. T. Brendel. II. W. Smith,
Wallace Warner, W. R. Young, K.
G. Shallenberger, J. T. Becker, John
Wichmann, H. K. Gering, Howard
Ralya, Thomas Walling, George
Conis, J. V. Hatt, Charles Petersen,
Fred Lugsch, Wayne Allen, Louis
Kroehler, Dr. C. A. Marshall, George
Brinklow, C. K. Bestor, James H.
Short, R. W. Clement, H. R. Cole,
ram W. Scott, M. Fanger.
"Samson" has extended an invi
tation to all Elks to attend the Ak-Sar-Ben
in a body July 2G, at S p.
m. This occasion will be known as
Daily Journal lbc per week-.
Harvest On in Full Swing
(Jus Gakemeier began cutting his
wheat last Friday and a number of
others commenced Saturday, while
on Monday the whole countryside
was alive with harvesting machines
gathering in the grain. Not a few
worked on Sunday fearing a spell of
wet weather might frustrate their
plans. The harvest will be unus
ually heavy and the grain is of ex
cellent quality. The farms are all
looking mighty good for this time of
ye'ar despite the backward season,
and it can be truthfully said Cass
county soil vles with the famous
Nile valley at harvest time if beau
ty and the promise of a full crop
are accepted for their true worth.
Mrs. Burdick Dies at Wabash
Mrs. Frank Burdick who was near
the age of 0 years died at her
homo in Wabash last Monday, tie
funeral and burial services being on
Wednesday and interment was made
at the Wabash cemetery south of
Murdock. The funeral servicos were
conducted by Rev. W. A. Taylor of
Union, who is also pastor at Wabash
a well. Mrs. Burdick leaves to
mourn her departure besides the
husband, three sons and two daugh
ters. Ross and Howard Burdick liv
ing in California. Lawrence Burdick
of Wabash, Mrs. Loona Bu?y of Col
rrado and Mrs. Wm. Stachetzkie of
Murdock. Mrs. Burdick was born
on May 23. 1S59.
Open During Harvest!
On account of the business of the farmers, we
will keep our store open every night in the week dur
ing the harvest season, and until farther notice.
Murdock Mercantile Co.,
J. E. McHUGH, Manager
MURDOCK -:- NEBRASKA
The best varnishes that money
can purchase at Max Dusterhoff's. if.
ED. W. THOMGAN
Automobiles and Accessories
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 LINE OF ALL
KINDS OF TIRES
Farmers and Merchants Bank
Practical business men of vision control and man
age these banks men who know the banking require
ments of modern business, and who daily are applying
that knowledge constructively in rendering the best of
Co-operation with their customers is regarded as
a paramount duty by the officers.
We pay 5't interest on time deposits.
Farmers Merchants Bank
All ways at Your Service.
MURDOCK -:- -:- NEBRASKA
FOR SALE OR TRADE
Nearly new Minneapolis thresh
ing outfit, with tank and belts, 20
h. p. Straight Hue engine and 30x36
H. A. SCHWARTZ,
One light spring wagon. A bar
bain. W. T. Richardson, Mynard.
CONFINED TO HIS HOME
Fred l Busch, the proprietor of
the Ladies' Toggery, has been con
lined to his home for the past few
daya suffering from a very severe at
tack of rheumatism and it will be
several days before he is able to be
up and around as usual.
Read tho Journal want-ads.
Yes, Cars Are Scarce!
Do you know that harvest is just about
here and then will fellow the threshing. My,
such busy times! Really, now, doesn't it look
like it" would be a wise thing to have some
r,tor?ge room available when the time comes
that, peradventure, you cannot ship your grain
just when you desire? We have lumber for
that very purpose and its priced reasonable.
See us for figures and specifications.
Tool, Neuman & Murtey,
Heady fiixed Paints!
Of the highest quality; also the best grade of var
nishes under formulas which time has proven give the
for the body, the chassis and the top.
DECORATIVE WALL PAPER
exquisite in style and endless in the variety of pat
ters. The kind you need in your home.
Painter - Decorator
The Best Harvesting and Haying Machines
Tho international Lino Complete!
The International Harvesting machinery is the first standard
of excellence the world over.
We are now carrying Binders, Headers, Harvester-Threshers,
Reapers, Shockers and Threshing Outfits.
For haying we can fill your needs with Mowers, Dump Rakes,
Tedders, Hay Loaders, Swtepe's, Stackers, Baling Tresaes and
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