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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Aug. 30, 1920)
PLATTSXIGoTH SEMI-vvEESIT J0T7SKAL
MONDAY. AfcGUST 30, 1920.
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We try to make shop
ping for the home both pleas
ant and profitable for you.
Here are some values that are
' Bid BE
BEGINNING MONDAY, AUG, 30th
Autumn will be here almost before we know it, with its
cold nights demanding plenty of warm blankets and bedding.
We have assembled for your approval a most comprehen
sive line of Blankets, Comfortables, Pil
lows and other Bedding Items, quality
and prices of which will immediately con
vince you of their unusual value.
We can unreservedly state that no
better values are found in any city store.
We can't tell you about them all here,
but those described below are typical of
70" Union Table Damask.
So nearly "all linen" that it's
difficult to tell it isn't. Two
qualities in this width at the
special prices of $2.50 and
$3.50 per yard.
Mercerized Cotton Damask.
60" wide; very pretty pattern.
At the unusual price of $1.00
Colored Renfrew Damasks
are priced at $1.25. Buff, red
and blue are the colors these
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The loveliest comforters.
Silkaline and sateen covered
all filled with pure white
cotton and all full size. These
offerings include the "Maish"
comforter of well known ex
cellence and dependability.
Prices range from $4.50 to
An adorable array of pretty
pink, blue and white crib
blankets. Teddy bears and
other animals gambol about
on some of these blankets.
The plain ones come in cot
ton, wool mixed and all wool
and range in price from $1.85
and wool finished blankets
come in such a large variety
of pretty plaids. The long yarn
employed in weaving these
blankets assures them of the
utmost serviceability. Some
have the edges neatly braid
bound. All full size. Prices are
$8.00, $9.00, $10.50 and
Pretty pink and blue bor
ders make these cotton blank
ets very attractive. They are
especially fine to have when
the nights of late summer de
velop sudden dullness. Weigh
over 3 pounds. Colors, gray,
tan and white. Full size at $.
The three-quarter size in gray
only are $4.
The coldest sort of a winter
night will mean no discomfort
to those whose Bed Coverings
include a pair of these soft,
cozy all wool blankets. You
may have your choice of a
variety of beautiful plaid pat
terns at $16.50, $17.50,
$22.50, $25.00 and $30.00.
Bed greeds Sheets and Cases Sheeting per yard Tubing, per yard All are here in abundance at the right prices. OUR NEW FALL WOOLENS AND SILKS ARE ARRIVING DAILY. Ask us
to show them to you you will be delighted with them. Fall fashions were never prettier than they are now and the impulse to sew your own clothes never stronger. McCall Fashions make home sew
inn asy. The fall Quarterlies, price 25 cents, are now in. Get a copy at once and select your styje at your leisure.
CALL PHONE 53 for DRY GOODS
GROCERY DEPT. PHONES 53 OR 54
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wheeler and
rr;i!iit.-in. Charley Grassman. left on
.'.Sunday for Norfolk. Neb., for a
v. ctk's viMt with Mr. Wheeler'.
l'H'ther who Uvea in the country
r tr Norfolk.
Uayniuml Larson, of I'lattsmout'.i.
Vn.ther of Cashier Ralph Larson of
ttif I5unk of Conm-trce. has re.signeJ
lus ;Mi.-itioii as cashier of the bank
:it Oieil ai.d has returned to Platts
iu"m!i to take up a position at lie
I'K-al poto!!ice. which he filled at
a former time. Mr. Larson is a
sl.-ndid young man ar.d I'latLsmouf !:
i- to W congratulated upon havlas
him apain in their business circles.
August I'autsch and sister. Mrs.
Mary Sohleifert have received word
from their brother. Herman Pautsch
of Humes. Wis., that he is improv
ing !u hv'.lth since his seriou- auto
iiir.hil accident when his car was
struck by a train at a crossing, and
l;t- received several broken bones and
o'l.r injuries. He has been in a
li -;;fal and for a time his life was
!: p;i ired of. but lie is now consider
d on the road to recovery and by
this time is no doubt at his home as
they v.-rote that they expected to
move him last week. The accident
occurred about a month ago.
Councilman William S'ohlman and
wife entertained their children at a
f.. mily dinner last Sunday. Those
present were Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Hrunkow and family. Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Gaehel and family and Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Ktohlman and little
ii. Wallace Dale, and a friend of
Mrs. Stohlman's from Murdock. Mr.
and Mrs. Hrunkow had just returned
from a two weeks' visit with rela
tives in South Dakota and a few
hours after their return, their ll'tle
seventeen months' old daughter fell
off the bed and broke her arm be
tween the elbow and wrist. She is
making good progress and the trip
over to her grandparents last Sun
day did not cause her any suffering
John Rchoeman, who returned on
last Friday from a trip to Perkins
county, is enthusiastic over crop
conditions in that part of the state,
lie has a farm thirteen miles from
Osrallalla and his mission at this time
was to look after the threshing of
ht wheat crop. John had seventy
nrres of wheat in and it averaeed 29
bushels to the acre. He said that
it was a great sight to see the hun
dreds of wagon and truck loads of
-nrheat being hauled to market. On
last Wednesday he said one elevator
at Ogallalla received and shipped
out five car loads of wheat and then
filled the elevator because no more
cars were available that day. At the
little town of Grant with a popula
tion of three or four hundred they
are building an opera house to cost
$100,000. Land sells for from $60
to $100 per acre.
M I VI 11 I M i 1 1M M M M I M-H
; H"H"H"H 'H"M"1"H ! 1 1 1 I l-l -l I
wood to give an all day passenger!
service at Weeping Water on the big J
picnic day, September 1st.
Rev. N. W. Rich arrived here Tues
day morning from an extended trip
east. He and Mrs. Rich who had
been visiting here left Wednesday
morning for Bloomington, Neb.,
where they will hold a week of meet
ings. From there they go to At
lanta, Neb., and on home to LaJunta.
Colo.,, which will finish a 7.000 mile
trip'fpr Mr. Rich. Later Mr. Rich
will ifo to Kitchner, Oontario, Can
ada, to attend the World Conference
of the Mennonite church which in
cludes the United States and Canada.
Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Halmes left
S inday evening for Denver, Colorado,
They have sold ther home here and
are lookng for a locaton.
Mrs. L. D. Switzer returned this
week from her summer's visit with
her children in points in Nebraska,
Colorado and Wyoming.
R. S. McCleery went to Lincoln
Monday evening to see hi3 son Fred,
who is still at the hospital nursing
his broken arm and injuries received
in the auto accident near Eagle.
Fred is improving and may be home
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Ruby left
Tuesday morning for Colorado. They
will visit friends at Pueblo, Denver
and with Mrs. Ruby's son, L. W. In-
gwerson and family at Hooper, Colo.
They may be gone a couple of weeks
Lloyd Philpot who has spent the
last three months in California re
turned, home Saturday night. Lloyd
was not very much carried away
with California, said he got tired of
it. The fact that Lloyd came home
without a wife disproved a lot of
gossip that had been circulating
L. W. Sutton and L. P. Wolcott
returned Sunday evening from a trip
to Garden City. Kansas, where they
went to show land. They were ac
companied by August Hansen, Henry
Wolf, son William and DeForest
Philpot. We understand 320 acres
of land was purchased by the party.
R. Ii. Jameson received word Sun
day morning from his daughter. Miss
Rene at Rochester. Minn., which stat
ed that her mother had undergone the
operation for the removal of the
goiter and was getting along nicely
although the operation was a very
severe one. This will be good news
to the family and Mrs. Jameson's
The Hall & Philips aeroplane that
has been stored at the Buick garage
during the winter was taken out
Mouday and assembled for a flight to
Greenwood Thursday to attend the
three days picnic and. carnival. The
machine has been thoroughly over
hauled and will be back from Green
fil 1111111!' I -1"E
Chas. Renner Is able to be out
again, after a serious spell of sick
nesss and a couple of operations.
Mr. and Mrs. Gus Seikman and
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Frohlich return
ed to Eagle Tuesday, after their
brief sojourn to Denver.Mrs. Seik-
man's health was not such' as lo
make the trip an enjoyable outing.
H. K. Frantz and family returned
Wednesday morning from a ten days
outing in the mountains of Colo
rado. They visited Estes Park, Col
orado Springs, Pike's Peak and oth
er places and thoroughly enjoyed
Rev. Trowbridge left Monday
morning for Hastings, where he will
visit for a few days before going to
Boston, Mass., where he expects to
attend college this year. He also
expects to secure a student pastor
ship there to aid him through the
Ed Betts gets himself scattered
around the worst of. any man we
have heard of lately. Last spring
when the primary was advertised he
was said to be In Alvo. Now It is
reported that his name is on an R.
F. D. box a few miles south of Kear
ney, but he still holds his residence
here in Eagle.
Some miscreant went after Bill
Bio mienkamp's hen roost the first
of the week. Bill heard the racket
in time to get out just as an auto
started up from the O street end of
the alley. He could not say how
many chickens were taken until his
wife returned. Will Hudson also
reports a new inner tube stolen from
Will Muenchau's barn, where he
keeps his auto. As these pilfering?
and other deviltry are almost a night
ly occurrance it has been suggested
that a "Vigilance" committee be or
ganized to deal with the situation
as was done In the days when horse
stealing became a pass-time.
I ELM WOOD I
Grandpa Woodruff of Stanton, Ne
braska, is visiting at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. C. G. Bailey here t'.ns
Francis Parish is spending his va
cation with hlij aunts at Munay and
Plattsmouih. Mrs. Glen Valltty and
Mrs. Jim Hill.
A. J. Leonard and family of Ne
hawka arrived the first of the week
and are occupying the Grandma beck
house in the east part of town. lie
has already started his black smith
A. J. Box who lost one of his fin
gers some time ago and has had a
very sore hand as a consequence is
getting along nicely and while he
has had to carry the hand in a sling
he will be able to use the hand
again in a short time.
Chas. Peck has Just complated the
frame work for a large barn on the
Geo. Oehlerking farm west of town.
This barn is 28x52 feet with large
shed additions on two sides. Char
ley has put up a lot of barns in this
end of the county and has the repu
tation of the best builder in this
line in the county. The barn that
he is building for Mr. Oehlerking is
going to be a fine one and shows
that the farmers in this section are
up to "snuff" when it comes to buili:
ing good buildings.
Dr. G. G. Douglas is something cf
a gardner and uses his hoe a good
deal but dur"ing the course of the
summer he took pity on a rather like
ly Kansas sunflower and let it grow.
It was soon as high as the barn and
had a rich profusion of the famous
yellow blossoms. He has been
thinking of grafting it with the
pumpkin in an effort to produce a
specimen that will grow pumpkins
on a tree. Aside from this the doc
tor is a lover of flowers and has a
fine bed of cannas which offsets the
FORT WORTH IS GETTING BIG
Washington, Aug. 2 6. Fort
Worth. Texas, with a population an
nounced tonight as 10G.4S2. has
joined the list of cities having a
population of 100,000 or more.
Since 1910. Fort Worth has in
creased 33.170 or 45.2 per cent. The
Texas city is the eighteenth to come
into the hundred thousand class
since the last census and increases
the total number of cities in that
clu-r-s to sixty-eight.
Crane county, Texas, supplants its
neighbor. Cochrane county, as the
least populous county in United
States, so far as the 1920 census has
yet shown. Figures announced to
night give Crane county thirty-seven
inhabitants, or thirty less than Cochrane.
Bead the Journal.
Wanted: Two (2) first class au
tomobile mechanics. Good wages,
T. H. POLLOCK AUTO CO.
Mrs. Peter Herold and children
were among those going to Omaha
on the early morning Burlington
train to spend the day with friends
and look after some matters of business.
Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea
This Is unquestionably one of the
most successful medicines in use for
bowel complaints. A few doses of it
will cure an ordinary attack of
diarrhoea. It has been used in nine
epidemics of dysentery with perfect
success-. It can nlways be depended
upon to give prompt relief in cares
of colic and cholera morbus. When
reduced with water and sweetened
it is pleasant to taVe. Every family
should keep this remedy at hand.
THE UNIVED&AX CAR
T.H. Pollock Garago,
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The Ford Sedan is the favorite family car, seats five comfortably. While an
enclosed car with permanent top, it has large windows, and may in a minute De
changed to a most delightful open car with always a top protecting
sun. In inclement weather it is a closed car, dust-proof, water-proof, coJJHP
Finely upholstered. Equipped with electric starting and W9'
demountablerimswith3H-inchtiresall around. A real family car. fbodyttD
safely 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?.
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