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THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 1920.
PLATTS3TOIJTH SE2H-WTEEL? JOtfSZT&L
Prepared Exclusively for The Journal.
Mr. Fred Dvorak was a visitor in
Union, a guest at the home of Miss
Ira Clark and wife were visiting
in riattsmouth last Monday after
noon, driving up in their car.
Dan Lynn was a visitor in Ne
braska Citv last Tuesday where he
was looking after some business as
well as visiting with friends.
T. E. Hathaway recently visited
with relatives at Panama, and were
the guests of Frank Schlegle and fam
ily while there, driving over in their
Art Fearsley was a visitor at Ne
braska City last Monday, where he
went to make a purchase of barbed
wire for the fencing of perl. on of
We are keeping in line with the
decrease in the prices of lumber.
See W. B. Banning at Union tor fig
ures and estimates of costs of build
ing. Banning & Niekles.
Joe Everett threshed his small
grain last Tuesday and was pleased
to have the work done and the
bother out of the way, as he has not
been feeling the test for some time.
J. B. Roddy of Omaha, was a vis
itor in Union for a day or so the
first of the week looking after some
business matters regarding the sell
ing of some land which he is inter
ested in out west.
Stephen Taylor, one of the progres
sive farmers near Union, has gotten
his fall plowing compltteu and is
now ready for the seeding of his fall
grains, when ever the weather and
the season are here.
Pearl Albin. who was kicked some
time ago by a horse and who was ex
tremely sore from the injury for some
time Is slowly recovering and whil
greatly Improved is still somewhat
sore from the accident.
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Yowell depart
ed for Lincoln last Monday morning,
where they will make their home in
the future and where Mr. Yowell
has accepted a position with the firm
of Miller & Payne, as designer and
window dresser in that establish
ment. Some rejoicing was visible at the
home of Oscar Hoback when la-.:
Sunday the stork brought a bouncing
taby boy to the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Hoback, which made them very
happy. The young man and mother
are getting along nicely. The father
with careful nursing will probably
Charles Hill and two little nephews
George and Fred Hill, sons of Joseph
Hill, were visiting at the home of
Mrs. Minnie Morrow of Ashland for
over Sunday, going last Saturday and
returning home Monday afternoon.
They enjoyed the visit greatly and
say the crops of that portion of the
country is excellent.
Uncle B. F.Hoback. who has been
sick at his home southwest of Un
ion for some time, is reported, while
slightly improved, to be In a very
serious condition. It is thought that
he will have to be taken to a hospi
tal for treatment and it is hoped that
W will soon be so improved that he
'.iy return home and again enjoy
Louis Maugey and sister Miss Na
omi, were visitors in Lincoln last
Sunday and were accompanied, going
in their auto, by Misses Angie and
Nettie McCarroll an dllr. Let-lie Ev
erett, where all attended the Sunday
session of the Epworth Assembly, and
listened to the address of Billy Sun
day. There were estimated to be at
the gathering some twenty thousand
fWe have a full line of Ladies,
Children's and Men's white shoes
(Keds) which we are selling very
reasonable. Come in and examine
CJWe are selling nothing but
the very best quality of shoes.
(JAmonia or "Barnyard Proof"
shoes for men. Try them.
R. D. STINE,
UNION -:- -:- NEBRASKA
What is nicer and easier kept clean than a good
We have some yellow pine flooring that will take
a finish almost equal to oak and the cost to cover a
room will be about the same as an ordinary rug.
Think of the difference in wearing quality.
Your kitchen needs a new floor. Why not give
it a surprise?
Come in and let us make an estimate.
We appreciate your patronage.
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Foster and fam
ily drove to Omaha Monday end
spent the day shopping and visiting.
Miss Nettie Stanton was looking
after some business matters in Oma
ha, going with the brother, R. E.
Foster and wife.
Herbert Burbee was a visitor in
Omaha and Plattsmouth last Sunday
driving over in his car and spending
the way with friends.
F. W. Elliott, the Collins Oil mun
from Plattsmouth was a visitor in
Union las'. M'-nday delivering a. tank
of gas to some customers west of Un
ion. Misses Esther Larson and Crete
Briggs of Plattsmouth, two teachers
of the Omaha schools, were spending
a few days at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. R. E. Foster southeast of Union,
returning to their homes at the
county seat last Sunday.
L. CI. Todd, with his car drove to
Lincoln whte he attended th Ep
worth Assembly pnl tpent ine day
with the family who are camoing
there during the session of ihi as
sembly. Mr. To ld was accompanied
by Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Bramlet and son
and also Mrs. John Hansel.
V. B. Banning, who is doing con
siderable work on the state fair
grounds at Lincoln in preparation
for the coming fair this fall, was
home with the crew which is work
ing with him from Union, spending
the day with the home folks and re
turning to their work Monday morn
ing. Wm. McCarroll who has been in
the west for some time looking after
the harvesting of some grains which
he has near Bennett, Colorado, re
turned home last Monday morning.
! Mr. McCarroll tells of an abundant
crop of wheat there and says thai
harvest will not be concluded for
some ten days yet.
N. K. Kennedy and wife and son
"Bud", accompanied bv Mr. and Mrs.
T. W. Pickart and their little daugh
ter Henrietta, all of Council Bluffs.
, were visiting in Union as guests at
J the home of C. W. Clark and Mrs.
I Vesta Clark and daughter, Miss Lida,
! The party drove down from the Iowa
city in their car, returning home
Rev. Y. A. Taylor and wife, ac
companied by John Lidgett a driver,
and Mrs. Dan Lynn, were atiending
the funeral of Mrs. Leonard Craw
ford, going to Plattsmouth to inetl
the funeral cortege, which arrived
there in the afternoon and from thre
went to the Lewiston church where
the funeral was held and the ian-r-mfnt
was made. Many others from
and near Union were in attendance,
going to Plattsmouth in their cars.
A. N. and Bert Crawford drove
down from Coleridge last Sunday, ar
riving at Union in the evening and
made arrangements for the funeral of
Mrs. Leonard Crawford of that
place, had died there a few days
since, and then departed on Monday
morning for Omaha to meet ih? fun
eral cortege which came from Platts
mouth via auto to che church north
east of Union, where the funeral was
held. Account of which will b-;
found in another column.
Threshing Nearly Completed
The farmers about Uniot are a
thrifty set and going to get tt their
work in season, and if they have half
o Vionpo htv will e-et thsir work
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along with those of other locs-.ities.
The threshing in this neighborhood
is practically completed, there being
a few pieces yet to finish, whicii is
expected to be completed by the end
of the week.
Would Like to Know Whose Steer !
There is a three year old steer in
the corn field of Herman' Ross north
of town that he would like to have
the owner come and get and pay for
the damage which it has caused. .The
animal which seems to be wild, will
run in the corn and is pulling the
ears from the stalks and is so wild
that one cannot designate the brand
which he has.
Soldier Boys Will Give Dance
The soldier boys have completed
arrangements for a dance to be given
at the M. W. A. hall at Union on
boht nights of the Old Settlers Re
union at which it is assured there
will be an excellent time. TTie best
of music has been secured and the
best of order will be maintained.
The public on these evenings who
' delight In dancing will find a place
to spend a few hours in the pleasure
of dancing and will be sure that they
will have a good time, free from
roughness of course manners.
Advertising the Carnival.
A party made up of Wm. Ossen
kopp, R. C. Meyers and H. Koop and
accompanied by "Kid" Graves of
Omaha who is training Andy Schmax
der for an encounter, were in Union
last Monday posting bills and ad
vertising "the Athletic Carnival
which is to be held in that city on
August ISth. The bunch were gen-
tlemenly and met every one very cour
teously, and at the same time im
pressed all who came in contact with
them, that they were representatives
of a real live town. The event pro
mises to be one of much interest and
worth while traveling considerable
distance to see.
Gave Grandpa Taylor a Visit
Last Sunday a number of thf
friends and relatives of Mr. and Mrs.
J. W. Taylor, who are making their
home at Milford. went to that place
in their autos, being equipped with
loads of good things to eat and v
their arrival had a most delightfu
day in the grove of Milford. xhej
made a very happy day for the aged
couple of Union citizens who are
making their home there for the timt
being. Those to go and assist ic
the making of a most agreeable da
were Rev. W. A. Taylor and wif
R. E. Taylor and wife, S. M. Tayloi
and wife and their two sons Elz?
and Alda, R. M. Taylor and wife witl
their son Howard, and Mr. Ebet
Caldwell, who is visiting with the
Taylors from his home in Iowa.
Received Severe Injury.
Mrs. J. C. Snaveley. in the absence
of her husband, who is visiting an
looking after some business matters
in West Yirginia. went to look afte
the milking last Monday morninj
and was chased by a cross bull of t
neighbors, and in her frantic hast'
to get away from the infuriated anl
mal and into an adjacent corncrib,
tripped and fell, endeavoring tt
catch herself, extended her arms anc
one hand caught on the barbed wir
which slipping through her hand, lac
erated the hand in a most seven
manner. However she was able t
regain her feet and get to the cril
before the animal over took her
Neighbors came and drove the infur
iated beast away and Mrs. Snavele?
was able to get to the house. The
doctor was called and dressed thi
wound which was very severe an'
while still very painful the injury i:
getting along as well as it could be
expected under the circumstances
There were eleven cuts on the in
Boys Will Play Each Day.
Arrangements are completed fo'
two games of ball on the homi
grounds during the Old Settler's pic
nic on August 20 and 21. The firs1
day the game will be between Dun
bar and Union and the last day. Sat
urday, it will be between Union ant
Julian. These games are expectei
to be good ones.
Union Wins a Ball Game.
This time Union won. and whil
they were pitted against an excel
lent team, were able to win by two
runs. The game which was a spir
ited one from the beginning, was
well matched and enjoyed by a large
number of the Union people whe
were present to watch the game, as
well as a goodly number of people
from Murdock. This was a game Ii
which everything went along smooth
ly. The Union boys speak well ol
the excellent way in which the vis
itors conducted themselves and or
the other hand the boys from Mur
dock were well pleased by the treat
ment accorded them from the'Unior
team. The end of the game showed
Union with eight runs to their credit,
while Murdock with but two behind
had an even half dozen.
The lineup for the visitors were:
Robert Long cf, John Amgwert If
Jack Shields ss. Wm. McCrcrey lb.
Lacey McDonald 2b, Wm. Winklei
3b. Kenneth Tool c, Eli Keckler p.
and Weaver rf.
The Union line up: Ralph Davis
rf, Earle Wolfe 3b, Dave Eaton lb,
Bob Eaton p. Glen Cline c. Bruce
Wolfe ss, John Hoback If. John
Ueasley c. Fred Kline 2b.
Committee is Working Hard
The committee of the Old Settler?
Association of Union, have been mak
ing good use of the time In making
preparations for the 32nd annual pic
nic which is to be held at the grove
southwest of town on August 20th
and 21st, Friday and Saturday of
next week. The matter has been
well advertised thus far and large
bills are being posted in three coun
ties, for further advertising the
same. Entertainments have been
secured and a program provided.
See the large bills for the list of
entertainments and other interesting
matter which will be provided.
Two ball games will be had 'and
many other amusements. There will
be special music and readings by
prominent artists in that line.
There will be addresses also by lo
cal and other prominent speakers.
Go spend a day or two, meet your
friends, run elbows with them and
get a breath of inspiration from the
outside world and you will have a
broader view of this life, this country
and its possibilities.
Caring for Sick Father.
Mr. Charles Renner of Eagle, the
father of Mrs. H. L. Swanson, who
underwent an operation some time
ago and who, it was thought was re
covering nicely, has not been doing
so well of late, and the weakened
condition of his system has developed
cysts in his lungs, which have had
to be tapped for the removal of the
pus formed. It Is hoped that he will
soon be on the way to recovery and
that the return to health may be one
of permanency. Mrs. II. L. Swanson,
daughter, of Union, is at the bed
side of her father at Eagle and min
istering to his welfare.
DEATH OF MRS.
Former Resident of Near Union Dies
at Harrington Remains are
Brought to This City.
Yesterday afternoon tke body of
Mrs. Leonard Crawford, who for the
greater part of her lifetime was a
resident near Union, arrived in this
city -to be laid to rest in the ceme
tery at Lewiston near the old home.
The death of Mrs. Crawford occur
red at her home near Harrigton, Xe
raska, on Saturday, August 7th,
following an illness of a short time
Tom blood poison which had devel
ped shortly after the birth of a babe
.en days ago. The death came as a
;reat shock to the husband and six
ittle ones who will through the
years miss the tender care and de
sotion of the wife and mother, and
n their bitter grief they will have
he deepest sympathy of a host of
riends throughout the country where
hey have so long resided.
The funeral party was met here
iy a large number of relatives and
ormer friends from the vicinity of
Jnion and Murray, who accompan
ed the cortege to the Lewiston
hurch east of Murray, where the
ast services were held. The Rev. W.
V. Taylor of Union conducted the
ervice and spoke briefly of the life
f the good woman gone to her last
ong rest, holding out to the family
nd sorrowing friends the promise of
he future meeting with her whom
hey had loved and lost. Rev. Tay
or spoke very feelingly from an ac
uaintanceship of a number of years
vith the departed and the members
f the family, and his words of ten
er sympathy and helpful Christian
hought softened the grief that thej
ntimely death had brought to the
amily. The burial was had at the
emetery adjoining the church.
Ella Hostetter, daughter of Mr.
nd Mrs. John F. Hostetter, was
orn near Louisville, Nebraska, on
October 7, 1SS9, and lived there a
mmber of years, later removing to
-.ear Union, where thirteen years
go she was united in marriage to
.eonard Crawford. To this union
vere born six children, all of whom
urvive the mother, as follows:
,eonard, aged 13; Eleanor, aged 11;
rene, aged 9; Ralph, aged 7; Thom
ts, aged 4 and a baby boy of ten
The family removed from their
ome near Union several years ago to
Tarring.ton, Nebraska, near where
hev have since resided.
Methodist Church Notes.
Services for next Sunday, August
15: Sunday school at 10 o'clock;
Epworth and Intermediate League at
7:15; preaching services at 8 o'clock.
There will be no preaching services
n the morning as Rev. Morrison will
)e at Wyoming at that time. Re
member the other services of the
Are Visiting in South
Last Wednesday Harold Frans.
'lifton Garrison and Bert Frans de
tarted for St. Joseph. Mo., for a
isit of a week with Henry and
'araes Frans, and to enjoy a short
uting and see the sights of the
Raising Some Oats
One of the record crops of oats in
his portion of the state is that
Trown by Lonnie Meade, who is
farming the Jesse Pell farm north
if Union. Mr. Meade has raised 797
bushels on a thirteen acre tract of
land, which is a splendid record and
jne that will be hard to beat in this
part of Nebraska.
L; O. Minor and Ray Hitchman
were among those going to Omaha
thsi morning to visit for the day at
tending to some matters of business
for the Ford company.
WE WILL BUY CHICKENS AT ED
LUTZ'S STORE ON
SATURDAY, AUGUST 14
AND WILL PAY
Hens, per lb 27c
Springs, per lb 34c
Roosters, per lb 14c
SWIFT & COMPANY
Remember Saturday Lutz's Store
MURRAY YOUNG MAN
IS SEVERELY INJURED
Sandford Homan Has Pitclif ork Pene
trate Abdomen and Inflict Ser
ious if Not Fatal Injuries
A very serious accident occurred
yesterday afternoon at one of the
farms west of Murray when Sandford
Homan, a young man employed in
that locality was severely injured by t
having the tines of a pitchfork driv
en into his abdomen and penetrating
the liver. The unfortunate young
man was delivering bundles to the
threshing machine and as he was
driving up with a load, the wagon
overturned and the young man
thrown out as well as the bundles.
In the load was a pitchfork and from
the particulars of the accident it '
seems as though the young man must I
have fell on the fork as the points
were driven deep into his body. The
fork tines penetrated the abdomen '
and the injured man suffered untold
agony while medical aid w as se-
cured. He was taken to Omaha last
night and an examination disclosed
that the fork had penetrated to the
kidneys and very little hope of his
recovery was entertained. At the
hospital it was stated that if the
young man could live through today
his chances of recovery would be
much brighter but the case was so
severe tha tbut little hopes could be
George W. Shrader, One of the Old
Residents of Near Murray Enjoyes
Pleasant Anniversary Celebration
The pleasant country home of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Wolfe, east of Mur
ray, was the scene of a most delight
ful gathering on last Sunday when
the children and grandchildren of
George W. Shrader, one of the old
and highly respected residents of the
county gathered to assist him in the
observance of his S4th birthday an
niversary. The day was one ideal for the oc
casion and with the children and
grandchildren gathered at the side of
the venerable guest of honor it was
a most delightful occasion to him as
well as to the other members tf the
During the day a sumptious dinner
was prepared that offered all the de
licacies that could be asked and pre
pared as only the ladies of the party
know how to arrange a real Nebras
ka farm dinner.
Mr. Shrader came to Nebraska in
1SCS with his brothers, Z. W. and
A. J. Shrader from their native s:iie
of Virginia, and brought with tluni
to the new west that spirit of south
ern hospitality and courtesy that has
been a distinguishing mark through
all the years that have elapsed. a
the late years it has been the custom
of the family to arrange these an
nual gatherings at the home of the
children, most of whom reside in
and near Murray and they have prov
en very delightful events.
All of the children with the ex
ception of J. D. Shrader, who resides
in Massachusetts and who has just
recently been home, were present at
the reunion. S. L. Wimmer of Vir
ginia, was here for the happy event,
being a nephew of Mr. Shrader.
In common with the many friends
throughout the county the Journal
wishes our old friend many more
such happy events.
MRS. HIATT POORLY
Mrs. Moses Hiatt, for many years
a resident of this city but now mak
ing her home with her son, L. D.
Hiatt and family at Murray, is now
in very feeble health and her condi
tion is gradually becoming weaker
as the effects of her advanced years
of life are felt. The old friends in
this, city and vicinity will regret
very much to learn of the condition
of this estimable lady and trust that
she may feel more improved in a
short time. Her son, L. D. Hiatt,
has also been under the weather for
a few days but it is not thought
that he is in serious condition.
CARD OF THANKS
We desire to express to the neigh
bors and kind friends our undying
appreciation of the sj-mpathy and as-i
sistance tendered us in our hours of
grief at the death of our wife and
mother. Also for the beautiful floral
offerings. L. B. Crawford and
Mrs. J. C. York departed this morn
ing for Lincoln, where she will visit
with her daughter, Grace, in that city ;
at the hospital where she has been ,
Fine stationery, Journal office.
Some day your office phone will ring,
or some one will tell you on the street
YOUR HOUSE IS ON FIRE
That will be a poor time to think of
the valuable papers that you have laid
carelessly about the house.
A SArJE DEPOSIT BOX is the place
for such things as insurance papers,
wills, deeds, etc.
Insure your valuable against fjre.
DEPOSIT BOXES FOR RENT
auk off Union
Mike Mauzy and wife departed this
afternoon for Los Angeles, California,
where they expect to make their
home in the future and will join
their son, Robert, who is making his
ATTENTION, SMOKERS !
I have a Fine Line of Wellington Pipes
Come in and Look Them Over
, NELSON Et3AE3Tirc,
UNION -:- -:- -:- NEBRASKA
slow Wholesale Prices!
We have decided to seli our entire stock of goods
at and even below wholesale prices. As other business
is calling for our attention and demanding our lime, we
will close out our entire slock of goods at a sacrifice.
The early purchaser will have the best of the se
lection, and at a price which is surely worth while.
Remember, the entire stock goes! Nothing will be
reserved or held back! This includes clothing, hard
ware and groceries. Now is your time to cave some
money and get some genuine bargains.
SALE BEGINS AT ONCE AND CONTINUES
UNTIL ENTIRE STOCK 13 MGVED.
We are harvesting an excellent crop of wheat in
Lincoln County, Colorado, at this time. Come, see
land, where in many instances one crop will pay for
the land. We are making trips every Saturday. Call
and see L. R. Upton for arrangements and particulars.
The best land and at a price where any one can pur
chase and at prices where ane one can pay.
Box No. 11
We have accepted the agency in Union and vicinity for 1 lie
"Baby Overland," which you must see and ride in to appn-ciate.
We also carry Oldsomobile Cars and Trucks and Hen Cars and
Trucks. We have a number of cood mechanics ready fr any work
that may be offered in the repair line. We also carry a full yt.uk
of tires and accesories for all makes of cars. See us for cars or
; .Mi s J si. Robertson departed
j this mornh.g for Omaha, v)u ie ..
( v.-ill be the guest of school friend-- i:
i t hat ci'y Ur the day and enjoy
re.-t iioi.i her duties at the coiiir
fir rrn rpr
ki tost V?J
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