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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Aug. 26, 1920)
TiiySSEAY.. A?3uST 6,' 12Z0.
As Clean Cut as a Thoroughbred
The clean-cut businesslike design of the "Z" Engine
results from efficiency in manufacture. A farm engine,
to be efficient, must be properly designed may also have
graceful lines free from geegaws.
Imrcrnselv strong in every part weight where weight is
neciIeJ. Every strain foreseen every contact part case
l arJir-c- rans carefully, precisely mad: by accurate
r.'.jLiuc v.crk therefore interchangeable.
Loo; s like a thoroughbred is one. Delivers a steady flow
,t power runs smoothly operates economically. Unit
en ' lv. j-recibion methods, and efficient design make it
t: ferfeit farm engine. A mighty i.Ieasmg engine to
io ,k at. Come in and see it today.
Other "Z" features are: Runs on kerosene, coal oil. tops,
is well as L'2;o!ine; built in Bosch high tension oscillating
iingneto; more than rated power; every pait intercbange--JuU;
1 H.P S 75.00
6 II. P.
Bcstor & Swatok
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.h:i I'. S.itllr was among those
i; t iu.il:a this afternoun to
..I ;i lew ! t;r. ;i t t'in!iii to sonu-
! car larirains We have sev-r--
i-i : t p. r;l price.! rish.
r. !i. ro:.!.orK atto co. tf.
For Sale: Six room hcu.se, full
Jasement. all modern at Murray.
Pricl ripht for quick sale. Ralph
J llavnie. Piattsmouth. telephone
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I'.uv a Ford and save your big car.
T. II. POLLOCK AUTO CO. tf.
THE STORE FOR THE OLD MAN
AND THE OLD MAN'S BOY.
Whether it be the newest thing in a col
lar, scarf, hat or cap. The latest model
in a suit of clothes for the young man,
or plain, conservative things for dad
you'll be safe in trying here first AT
New Ideas in young men's suits.
New Ideas in young men's sweaters.
If it's to wear
WE HAVE IT.
BURGLARS PAY VISIT
TO THE GERING HOME
WILL VISIT IN CALIFORNIA
From 'Wednesday's Dally.
This afternoon E. H. Wescott de
parted for lxis Angeles. California,
where he expects to enjoy a two or
three weeks' vacation at the home of
rntt has not been the best of late
and the members of the family in
this city have felt some apprehen-
From Wednesday's Dally. I sion uvci iue vuuu.y"- ...i
Sometime during last nlgnt me anu air. wescon win in.c oama
CpHnsr residence on North Sixth; of the opportunity to enjoy a visit
(jering resiueuic u. (0iFn,nio rUv with Hip
..ir. n v n iv i iiLiici i : iue v uiuuiuiM .......
Parties Evidently Possessed of Tlurst
Force Entrance to TJellar and
Make Off With Old Wine
PIONEERS OF NEBRAS
KA TO HOLD MEETING
tj w v.u-,w" - ----- - i i m
VMVundi- xi?" S' es' Old Residents of the State Will Meet
health of Mr. C. E. Wes-, . . . , . , , ?
' . ' 4u .,.. ,. 1....J at Lincoln SeDtember 7th for
at .Lincoln fceptemoer tin ior
Annual Pow-Wow, Etc.
who forced their way into tne cenai
of the home and secured several bot
tles or rare old wine that had been
In the possession of the family for
the past fifteen years.
The entrance was secured uy
breaking the lock on the door and
was evidently carried out by some
nn familiar with the situation and
with the fact that a small quantity
of the wine was stored in the cellar.
The wine had been a Rift to the
family from relatives in Italy and
had been at the home for the past
tirteen years, being used during the
uiitc of members of the family
and while but very few bottles were
in the cellar the excellent ,uaiu
and age of the wine makes the Ioks
amount to considerable..
From the indications tne auinor
ities are of the opinion that it was
the work of some one wen auami-t-d
with the premises and the loca
tion of the wine. It is thought that
the entrance was made eitner ver
late at night or early this morning
. M . . .1. I . . V 11 Tl ( 1 T
as mtmoers 01 me iaiiw r "
aroused by the entrance of the night
Knm Wednesday's I)a'5y.
The pioneer residents of the state
of Nebraska are called to meet at
Lincoln on Tuesday, September 7th,
mother and father. Miss Alice Louise me, can ior tne meeting naviug oet-u
Wescott. who has been spending the issued by J. ('. F. McKessen, secre-
summer at Los Angeles with the ary or ine state association
grandparents, will leave for home on
Wednesday, September 1st, in order
to be ready to resume ner scnooi
work on the opening of school next
DEPART FOR STATE
Delegates From Hugh Kearns Post of
This City Go to Hastings to
From Wednesday's Dally.
This afternoon the representatives
of the local Dost of tne American
Legion accompanied by a number ot
the membership departed for Hast
ings where the convention is to open
tomorrow morning at the auditor
ium in that city. The delegates
rKHrnilni! the uost here are Au-
brev Duxburv. Kmil Ilild. Henry
i ..t", .! Kdwin A. Fricke. while
John Wiehman. tieorgf Conis and
Marion Duxlmry accompanied the
delegates and to enjoy the big state
At the opening session of the con
vention which will called to order
hv statp Commander Karl M. ("line
of Nebraska City, the meeting will
be addressed by National Command
er Franklin D'Olier. who has during
his term of office increased to twice
its former strength the membership
of the Legion.
The Piattsmouth delegates are In
structed to urge on the convention
the name of State Commander Cliue
for the national commander at the
ii'tiionl convention and will en
deavor to have the state delegates -so
The pre-convention indications
have pointed strongly to the naming
of either Edward McDermott or wear
ney or T. J. McGuire of Omaha a;
the next state commander.
VISITS WITH OLD FRIENDS
L I I I ' III I X
From Wednesday's Dally.
Mr. and Mrs. Dave O'Brien of Os
mond. Neb., have been enjoying
visit at the pleasant country home
of Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Khmm near
Murray, having come down from
their home last week to attend the
old settler's Dicnie at Union an
enlov .in outing amid the once famU
iar scenes. Yesterday Mr. and Mis
O'Brien and Mr. and Mrs. Klimm
were in Omaha enjoying a plcmc
nartv at Krue nark and a very
I delightful time. The visitors re
i ' lurneu iu men uuuic wuoj.
Mr. and Mrs. O'Brien were forme
residents of this community, havinn
made their home at Piattsmouth soms
twenty years ago and from this city
removed to Osmond, where they have
since resided. It is needless to say
their visit was much enjoyed by Mr.
and Mrs. Klimm.
TRAVIS IS RELEASED
FROM LOCAL CUSTODY
Matter of Manufacturing Intoxicating
Liquor May Be Taken up by
From Wednesday's Dally.
This afternoon the sheriff released
from his custody Jamej Travis, the
gentleman who was arrested last
Sunday in connection with the hnd-
ne of a large amount of corn mash
and a still at his home hear the Mis
souri river ferry. Mr. Travis wns
fined $200 and costs in county court
and this amount was settled yester
day and -he was released from the
custody of the sheriff and allowed
o return to his home.
The matter of the conducting of
the small sized distillery is being
investigated today by the federal
prohibition enforcement oftice", a
representative of the department
coming down from umana to m-
uiire into the matter and to view
the liquor and mash secured by Sher
iff Quinton in the raid.
That the mash is powerful stuff
can readily be discovered by anyone
approaching the basement or the
Jail where the products of the raid
has been stored and it will tie a
time-or rejoicing to Sheriff Quinton
when the several barrels are allowed
to be destroyed.'
The meeting will be held at the
Grand hotel, commencing at 10:00
o'clock and the opportunity of re
viewing old times is one that will
be much enjoyed by the old residents
of the state.
Those who have resided in Ne
braska for the past thirty-five years
are eligible for membership in the
association and a very large number
j;re expected to be in attendance.
Cass county has some of the old
est residents of the state and terri
tory in its citizenship and a large
number of Dip old rp.idents of the
count v will umloiiht el 1 v lip in at-!
tendance at the Lincoln meeting.
The pioneers' association will
maintain headquarters on the bal
cony of the agricultural hall during
the state fair.
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Rev. A. G. Hollowell, wife and
family arrived this afternoon from
Gillette, Wyoming, and will not take
up their residence here where Itev.
Hollowell will have charge of the
pastorate of the Christian church.
Henry Borne was in the city for
a few hours today being accompanied
by his son Leonard, who several days
ago had his hand so severely in
jured. The young man is now get
ting along nicely.
ANOTHER MOVE IN
COLE MURDER CASE
Brings Action in Federal Court to
Compel State Penitentiary Warden
to Produce Men Condemned to Die
THE UNIVERSAL CAW
If ycur Ford needs attention, bring
It to our shop and ask
Our Shop Foreman
for the cost of the necessary repairs.
He will give you honest, reliable y
advise and a careful estimate of the ,
v rnn c rami
We have trained and efficient Ford
mechanics 100 men and you
will like our work and Ford prices.
KEEP POULTRY CLEAN
I Enormous Baby Chick Loss Caused
Annually by Lice
Our Fall Style Show of
Ready for Your Approval
Friday & Saturday, Aug. 27, 28
After weeks of careful preparation, we invite
you to inspect the most complete assortment
of Stylish Hats we have ever shown.
Most of our very best models will be shown
for the first time on these dates.
"I would not try to keep poultry
without Dr. LeGear's Poultry Rem
edies," says Mrs. L. V. Hose of
Cuero. Texas. "We have never had
any of them fail to do even more
I'than you claim for them."
l Every year millions of baby chicks
1 are lost because setting hens are not
kept clean and free of lice. Dr. Le
Gear's Lice Killer quickly rids your
flock of lice and vermin.
Through his advice and remedies.
Dr. LeGear has helped thousands of
poultry raisers during his 27 years
experience as an Expert Poultry
Specialist. It will pay you also to
take advantage of Dr. LeGear's ad
vice just as Mrs. Rose did and ln-
your dealer. Use it according to di
rections. Satisfaction or money back.
Dr. L. D. LeGear Med. Co., St.
I BEST0R & SWATEK
From Wednesday's Dally.
A petition for a writ of habeas cor
pus on behalf of Alson U. Cole. How
ard county murderer, was nled in tne
United States district court by At
torney John M. Priest. The court
is asked to compel Warden T. Fen
ton of the Nebraska penitentiary to
hrintr the bodv of Cole under its
jurisdiction and to restore him to his
liberty as a citizen of the state, in is
is the second time that an applica
tion for a writ of habeas corpus has
been made in the same court.
The new petition recites that
through the errors of the Howard
county district court the petitioner.
Alson B. Cole, was not given a fair
and impartial trial when had cer
tain evidence been allowed submit
ted in his behalf he would have been
a rree man.
Th petition charges that the
countv attorney and other lawyers
interested in the state case deliber
ately refused to permit one Gladys
Bishop to testify on behalf of the
It is asserted that if the girl had
been permitted to give evidence it
would have been able to clear up
some important details in connection
with the conduct of Allen Vincent
Tt 1a mIIpc-p.1 that the girl would
have brought out the real motive of
the crime ana wouiu nave ai.....
that obtaining money was the only
incidential to the real motive ior tne
commission of the crime.
It is further charged that the pe-
tiitoner did not have a fair snow
rtnrJnir htc trial Tipcause of the un-
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F..;-,,11 oMitn.lo. rif tne crowu HI
the courtroom and it is declared that
the jury was naturally influenced by
Iho Ki and nrpturlice 01 Uie moii.
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Th. npw npHHnn does not. Ulliei
from the old except as to the story of
Ihft irirl mentioned. the uisuiu
ftppnl rmirt and the United biaitb
court of appeals dismissed the other
petition for a writ of haneas coii.
Stop at our
A tractor that will fit your
farm the Fordson
YOU can make your farm produce more at less
cost and with less effort on your part by
using the Fordson tractor. Not only will it help
you prepare your land and cultivate the crops, but it
furnishes power for many other farm jobs. C9Mi
The Fordson tractor is the result of long study of
farming conditions and it has proved a success. Burns
kerosene easy to operate and care for practically
There's an Oliver No. 7 Plow
for your Fordson
Just as the Fordson tractor gives ideal power, the
Oliver plow means ideal plowing. It is scientifically
designed for tractor service and is backed by a half
century of experience in making plows. It buries all
trash and weeds at the bottom of the furrow
maintains an even depth of furrow and is controlled
from the tractor seat.
Come in and let us show you this remarkable farm
Let Us Plow a Day for You
- if you are interested. We will run the risk
of satisfying you, and it won't cost you a cent
for the demonstration.
T. H. Pollock Auto Co.
Ford and Fordson Dealers
Phone 1 Piattsmouth, Nebr.
crease your poultry profits. Get
! can of Dr. LeGear's Lice Killer fro
T. H. Pollock Garage
Phone No. 1 Piattsmouth
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT!
WILL BE HARD TO GET
ORDER NOW A
King & Hamilton Grain Dump
or an OTTAWA SHELLER. If you wait till you need
them you will not be able to secure them. I also have
a few first quality Farm Wagons left at $185.00.
A. . AULT
FOR A FEW HOURS A DAY
WE WILL RAISE YOUR PAY
TRAIN FOR OFFICE WORK
For Yean W Have Taught
t. . n . . i Rankind,
nnnang, DOOKKepi"yt - h
Service. Normal Trammo,
ana other Btu.iie. quail 8 for .cn-fted
positions, goo a salaries - --
Buy a Ford for cash or on the pay
i. ii. i-uuukji. AU1U UU. tr. '" . . ut, who
I we nna positions ior f1" .V."v for
Miss Margie Walker of Murray. ' Wt KPred" SueTV'y ' Monday,
came in this afternoon from Omaha Assure uectas by ..,OBbiteo
and stopped here for a short visit selection
With friends while enroute home. Tne schools name.! below are ' J"ejnbr.
I of tne National Association of APcrwMted
Mrs. Ed. Weaver departed on the on.mercfi schooij- and e?unJ
aftrenoon Burlington train today for !v?i7Sda
Omaha where she will visit with her wn of this paper."""'" -
mother and other friends in that tLE C0LLE8E leo1 Busm Coiiei
City. Omaha, Nebraska Lincoln. Nebraska
THE UNIVEDSAX CAR
The Ford Sedan is the favorite family car, seats five comfortably. While an
enclosed car with permanent top, it has large windows, and may m a minute be
Sanged S anost delightful open car with always a top protecting against the
Sm In inclement weather it is a closed car, dust-proof, water-proof, cold-proof.
Finely upholstered. Equipped with electric starting and lighting system and
demountable rims with 3-inch tires all around. A real family car. Anybody can
Sfelv drive it. It has all the conveniences of an electric car with the economy
which goes with Ford cars, low cost of purchase price, small cost of operation
and maintenance. Won't you come in and look at it?
T. l. Pollock Garage
Phone No. 1 Piattsmouth, Neb.
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