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THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 16, 1920.
riATTSMOTJTH SXM-WEZKLY JOURNAL
Prepared Exclusively for The Journal.
C. M. lived of near Murray, was a
business visitor in Union last Mon
day afternoon, doing some trading.
11. W. Keedy and wife were the
guets of friends in Omaha last Sun
day visiting with his parents.
Mrs. Kubie Reben of Nebraska
(it v. was the guest at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Todd last Monday.
Ian Lynn and wife were visiting
Charles Hoback. with his car. had
as guests at the state fair last Tues
day, the Ktv. V. A. Taylor and Kay
with friends in Omaha and also at
tending the state fair one day last
E. 15. Chapman completed the seed
ing of his wheat crop last Monday
afternoon, having put out some twenty-five
Andy Ixveless. John MeCarroll and
Matthew McQuinn were shelling corn
last Monday, delivering the same to
the Fanners elevator.
Kev. W. A. Taylor and wife were
the guests at the home of Will L. Ho
back and wife and their daughter
Miss Ielia. last Sunday.
J. V. Wilson painted and papered
the home of Mrs. Stine last week,
which added to its appearance and
makes th" home more inviting.
I.. O. Miner, salesman for the Fol
loek Auto company, was a business
visitor in Union last Monday looking
after company business in this ter
ritory. Misses Mary and Genevieve Todd of
T.ong Ueach. California, who are vis
it ins at Nehawka. were guests at
the home of L. G. Todd for a short
time last week. .
Mrs. L. Morrison was a visitor
with friends in Omaha last Sunday
leing also an attendant at the Meth
odist conference which was in ses
sion in the metropolis.
Kev. W. A. Taylor and wife had as
guests at tiie state fair last Friday,
W. I,. Hoback and wife and their
daughter. Miss Lelia. driving over
in the cur of Mr. Taylor.
J. F. Wilson was employed with
the Farmers elevator during the
pre.-ent we-k, assisting L. G. Todd in
caring for the grain which has been
com ins: to that storehouse.
Mrs. Sijsie Kincsley and sons Kent
and Dounlas. who have been visiting
at the home of I-. G. Todd and fam
ily for the past week, departed a
few days since for their home at
Downers Grove. 111.
Seth Groves and wife of Omaha,
accompanied by Mrs. Mary Avery, al
so of Omaha, were guests at the
home of Dr. and Mrs. W. M. Karritt
of Union over Sunday and remained
until Monday afternoon.
Cm. M. Crawford, wife and two
children of Stockton. Cal., who have
been visiting for some time with
friends here, were spending the week
Fred Lindsay last week and are
this week the guests at the home of
Herman Keike and family.
W. II. I'orter and daughter. Miss
Leaf ha. were visiting with friends
and relatives in Lincoln last week,
driving up in their car Thursday
and being the guests at the home of
Geo. H. I'orter and wife for the day
and also attending the state fair
Miss lassie Robb. who has been
caring for Mrs. Kan Balfour while
sb- was at the hospital at Omaha,
returned home last Monday to be
followed by Mrs. Kalfour last Tues
day w ho is making very sat isfactory
progress since her operation at the
St. Jcs;-ph hospital some ten days
CI We hare a full line of Ladies,
Children's and Men's white shoes
(Keds) which we are selling very
reasonable. Come in and examine
CWe are selling nothing but
the very best quality of shoes.
CJAmonia or "Barnyard Proof"
shoes fcr men. Try them.
R. D. STINE,
UNION -:- -:- NEBRASKA
With a bumper corn crop coming on, now is
the time to start that corn crib.
The uncertainty of cars makes it doubly neces
sary for you to have ample storage room. Corn is
very valuable property and should be properly cared
If you would help reduce the H. C. of L. save
every ear. Build now, and let us furnish the ma
terial. We appreciate your patronage.
Frans Bros'. Lumber Co.,
Miss Addie Austin, who is employ
ed in Omaha, was the guest at the
home of her parents, Dean Austin and
wife, east of town over Sunday.
Bert Willie and sister "Babe" and
Miss Deloras Dysart, were enjoying
the stafe fair one day last week, hav
ing drove to that place in Bert's car.
E. K. Moore was a visitor at the
fair last week, and was accompanied
by Mrs. Moore and Eugene. Jr., they
all driving over in the car of Mr.
Earl Merritt, the painter, was busy
last w??k and a portion of this in
decorating the school house in the
Winfield Swan and E. B. Chapman
Miss Mary Becker, who is. visiting
with friends in Minneapolis, wrote
home that she is enjoying the vaca
tion nicely, and will return home in
about a week.
Patrick Roddy is carrying one of
his hands bound up as a result of
having caught a little too hot a ball
while engaged in the national game
a few days ago.
Li. G. Todd and family were en
joying the sights at the state fair last
Thursday, driving over to the state
capital in their car and seeing the
country as well.
John Frabe was a visitor in Platts
mouth last Monday afternoon, where
he was looking after some business
having drove up with his mother ir.
their new coupe.
Misses Verna Harris and Edith
Frans. who are employed with the
Sheldon Manufacturing company of
Nehawka. were visitors at their
homes in Union last Sunday.
Alva Sike of Bayard, who has been
visiting in Union with his many
friends for some time past, departed
for his home last Monday. He was
formerly a resident in and near Un
ion. Matt McQuinn and wife and their
son. Orville McQuinn and wife, were
visitors to the state fair last Thurs
day, driving up in the car of Orville
McQuinn and enjoyed the occasion
Messrs. Olifton Clarke and Eu
gene Roddy, who are both employed
in Omaha, were spending Sunday at
the honij of their parents and visit
ing with friends, returning to their
work Monday morning.
Mont Robb was a passenger last
Monday for Plattsmouth where he
was receiving and loading grain, both
wheat and corn which he was having
shipped to Omaha for the Hynes
Grain company with whom he is en
gaged. W. B. Banning who has been ir.
Lincoln for the past month looking
after the matter of getting the state
fair grounds in order for the fall
festival and since in looking after
some departments during ihe fair, re
turned "heme last Friday.
The threatening weather of last
Sunday sadly demiciated the congre
gation which generally attends the
services which are being held fort
n'ghtly at the Sciota school, still
there was a good crowd in attend
ance and a very high interest main
tained. Julian Graves, brother of Attorney
C L. Graves of this place, was a vis
itor in Union for a short time one
evening last week when returning
from the state fair to his home at
Peru he stopped to see his brother.
Mr. Graves was making the trip with
his auto. ,
W. G. Clarke and family of Kan
Fas City, were visiting in Union for
a short time last week, they beintr
the guests of Fred Frans. after which
Mr. Clark returned to his home at
Kansas City Sunday evening. Mrs.
Clarke and son Omar, will remain
for the winter and will make their
home at Mr. Frans.
C. E. Edminson. who formerly
lived r.e-ir Union, but who has for
some year? made his home near
Wakefield, in the northern portion
of the ytate but this summer moved
to Laurel, was a visitor in Union for
a short time with friends, being on
his way home from the south where
he was spending some time at More
Mrs. Barbara Taylor and her
daughter Miss Elsie, were visitors in
Omaha for over Sunday, being the
guests at the home of Attorney C. Tl.
Taylor and while there they also at
tended the conference of the Metho
dist church which has been in session
at that place during the past week.
They were well pleased with the ad
dresses they heard and had also a
very pleasant visit with their son
Have a Very Beautiful Home.
We visited the beautiful home of
J. N. Larsli and wife east of Union
one evening last week and found that
worthy couple very hospitable as is
one of their very prominent charac
teristics. They showed us the beau
tiful home and we can say that it is
a wonder with the quaint dwelling
constructed as it is. with cobble stone
imbedded in concrete and the cling
ing vine which adds to its appear
ance. The clear pools of water di
rectly from the spring which keeps
the wat-.T at a very low temperature
makes a great place for fish of which
they maintain a number of varieties.
Immense beds of water cress cover
much of the surface of the lakes
which the over flowing spring sup
plies. We noticed Mr. Larsh working on
our car and when we were readv to
depart found two large watermel
ons whieh he had placed therein.
Thanks. Mr. Larsh. and also the good
wife for the kindly reception and the
substantial gift of the mellons.
GONE TO THE-
Union Loses to Wabasli in Game
Played at Union Last Sunday
Score Was Four to Two
The reporter was at Wabash last
Friday and was given to understand
that they were to win the game with
Union the Sunday following. When
we arrived at Union we had thoughts
of asking about the game when the
manager of the I'nion team came to
us and said. "Union played an
'alleged' ball game and that the less
that wa said about it the better."
We nodded that we approved his
stand on the question, but could not
agree with him from some other
stand point. Wabash and a num
ber of ihe fans of that town and
community had gone to Union for
the gam:? and had won. hands down.
They were entitled to a statement
of the game. We are therefore go
ing to tell the score anyway and let
her go at that. Wabash four and
UNION SCHOOLS OPEN
WITH MUCH ECLAT
Full Complement of Instructors
But One of Last Year s Teach
ers is in Faculty This Year
With the opening of the Union
schools this year, there was a gener
ous attendance and everything is
moving : long nicely, with the stu
dents getting accustomed to the study
again and acquainted with the teach
ers. This year promises to be one of
good work and success. The citi
zens of Union are arranging for a
reception of the faculty and will co
operate with the teachers in makir.rr
the schools the best ever. The fac
ulty as now constituted and who will
direct the young ideas how to shoot,
Char -s S. Severyn. superintend
ent, coming from Chadron. while Miss
Florenc" Reed of Lincoln will be
the principal. Miss Margaret O'Sul
livan con pletes the high school. Miss
Grace P.ogenrief. who was one of the
teachers last year, will have charge
of the G rammer grades, the 7th and
Sth. Miss Eva Sock ley will teach
the rth and Uh grades, and Miss
Minnie I'eters who last year taught
at Manley. will have charge of the
:)rd and 4th. Miss Nettie MeCar
roll. who has just completed a spe
cial course at the Peru Normal, will
teach the primary.
Selling Some Cars.
I Hiring the past week the Robert
Willis garage sold to H. J. Miller a
Ford car with which Mr. Miller is
now becoming acquainted and which
will give him much service. Wm.
Irvin also made the purchase of an
Overland of the Willis garage, while
S. O. Miller of the Standard Oil com
pany, also purchased a Ford, this
making three cars which were dis
posed of by Mr. Willis during the
Reports Land Sold.
I). C. Laltue who with the family
went west some time ago to look after
seeding some of his land to wheat
which he had near Otis. Colo, is ex
pected to return this week. The re
port is current that Mr. LaUue has
.sold the land and will let the other
man do the seeding. While he has
been away. Bruce Wolfe has been
conducting the backsmith shop here.
At a meeting of the village board
of Union, a complaint having been
filed against the practice of coasting
on the side walks within the incor
porated limits of the town, it was
the sense of the Village Board that
a request be made to parents and
guardians of children that they for
bid them from further use of the
side walks for coasting.
Itv order of
S-2w. VILLAGE BOARD.
Services Sunday at Union
There will be all the regular ser
vices at the church at Union the com
ing Sunday at which a cordial invita
tion is extended to the membership
I of the church and all others inter
ested to come and worship with the
O. H. Shilly cf Omaha, who sells
goods for the Powell company of that
village, was a visitor in Union and
a guest with his uncle C. L. Graves,
last Monday afternoon and was look
ing after some business as well.
ARE THERE AND
OVER A MILE
FIRE CAUGHT FROM A BOILER OF
BOILING PAINT NEARLY
HEROIC WORK MINIMIZES LOSS
Bucket Brigade, Perriene Extin
guishers, Salt and Flour, Are
Agents of Victory.
Early Monday afternoon while Joe
Banning and George Osborne were
giving the roof on Mr. Bannings
building a coat of roof paint and
which the directions said to boil and
it would spread better. The recep
tial in which the paint was being
heated, exploded and ignited a bar
rel in which the paint was stored.
The fire had been builded close to the
rear end of the upper story of th
business house of Mr. Banning and
in a moment the whole structure
seemed doomed. The boys of Union,
and they sure are a whole hearted
set, got busy with pails, passing, car
rying and running with the fire
quenching liquid, also using salt and
flour in their efforts to smother the
fire. We arrived just after the
hustling had ceased. We cannot
help but pdmire a crowd of boys and
men who will take hold of a matter
like this and but out a fire which
promised to have been a catastrophy
for the entire town. The loss is not
excessive but considerable. The
greatest inconvenience was the muss
which it caused in the upper por
tion of the building. Fortunate in
deed is Mr. Banning that his friends
were at his rescue in the instant.
Seeding Over 100 Acres.
The sons of A. L. Becker, John,
Ray and Roy. are putting in to win
ter wheat this year something over
one hundred acres and have pur
chased a new drill for use in doing
the work. The machine is of the
Dempster make. The boys christened
the little machine last Monday and
named it "Bessie".
Entertained for Sunday Dinner
Misses Verna and Mable Harris
entertained for dinner at their home
last Sunday. Mr. Val Pollard and sis
ter Miss Rewona and superintendent
of schools, Charles E. Severyn. A
very enjoyable occasion was had by
Held Services Last Sunday
The Rev. White of Peru preached
both morning and evening at the
Baptist church in Union, which was
attended by a good number of people
who enjoyed the discourse very much.
There was bible school also to which
a large number of the church and
A SMALL CHILD
Earl Virgil Warlick. Two Year Old
Son of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. War
lick of Nehawka, Dies
Earl Virgil Warlick was born on
June 26th. 1918, at Nehawka. and
was a bright little fellow and was
loved and cherished by his parents,
grandparents and a host of warm
friends which he made during his
On September 7. 1920. death
claimed the little man and while the
home is left desolate, heaven is en
riched by his being called there. The
funeral services were conducted at
the United Brethren church by the
Rev. W. A. Taylor of Union. Septem
ber Sth, and the interment made at
the Mt. Pleasant cemetery Thursday
The hearts of the parents were
very sore at the loss of the little son,
the kind words said by the minister
was a solice, when the promise of
the meeting aagin on the other shore
was assured. The floral offerings
were ver ybeautiful and attested to
the love of the many friends for the
little one and his parents. There is
left to mourn his untimely demise,
his parents, four grandparents, two
great grandparents and three uncles
and three aunts and many other
relatives and friends.
Rev. L. L. Morrison Returned
At the conference which was being
held at Omaha, the Rev. L. L. Mor
rison who has made an efficient pas
tor for the Methodist church for the
past two years at Union, was return
ed to preside over the work which
is located at Union and Wyoming.
Rev. Morrison has been a faithful
worker and his work has met with a
warm Welcome by the members of
his flock and other citizens of the
Sanford Homan and Jesse Cham
bers were visiting in Union last
Monday afternoon, hearing that the
town was on fire, came down to help
tight the demon. When they arrived
they found , the blaze . extinguished.
Still they showed their heart was in
the right place. Thanks, boys, for
your interest in the towns safety and
A healthy man is a king in his
own right; an unhealthy man an
unhappy slavt. For impure blood
and sluggish liver use Burdock Blood
Bitters. On the market 35 years.
51.25 a bottle.
RUSS "SET STAGE" TO
GIVE PROSPEROUS AIR
Moscow Made to Appear Busy to
Deceive the English
An attempt to make Moscow look a
busy and prosperous city during the
visit to that city of the English labor
delegates is told by the Lettish Infor
mation burean, whose press burean at
Riga has a special correspondent at
tached to the peace delegation In Mos
cow. "The various instittuions In soviet
Russia had for a long time been busy
in making preparations for the recep
tion of the English labor delegates in
order to show them Russia in attrac
tive colors," says the correspondent.
In Petrograd where, as a rule, al
most no people are seen in the streets,
all the officials were ordered to take
part in the reception. Theatrical rep
resentations and grandiose banquets
were organized with the participation
of actresses from the Uarlinski and
Alexandrovskl theaters. The dele
gates were taken to Moscow in a spe
cial train, acompanied by Tcherkess
soldiers in bright uniforms.
In Moscow, the day before the ar
rival of the English delegates, all the
papers published strict orders issued
by the military and civil commissa
ries setting out what everybody had
to do and how to behave. On May
17 the tramway service in the city was
suspended, all the cars being taken to
the neighborhood of the Nikolasovskl
station, where, gayly decorated, they
moved to and fro, trying to convey to
the visitors the idea of busy traffic.
In the station all the motor cars
from Moscow were mobilized, even the
highest commissaries having to walk.
On May IS a parade was organized,
but no private persons were allowed
to be present. This is the way the
bolshevists organized the tragt-comedy
of the communistic paradise in order
to deceive the English visitors as to
the real state of soviet Russia,
WOULD SEND STEEL
ROCKET TO MOON
The mooi; is the latest field select
ed for the planting of American rock
ets. This time Professor Goddard
conies to the fore with a steel instru
ment (which he Is shown holding In
his hand) capable of traveling at an
average speed of 8,000 feet a second
In exploding gas. With a rocket of
this kind the professor believes he will
have little difficulty in landing a mes
sage on the moon.
FRENCH FIND HUGE GRAFT
Buyers of Army Supplies Discover
Cases Full of Baby Clothing.
Astounding revelations of graft,
mounting Into millions of dollars, In
supplies shipped to the American
forces overseas during the war have
Just been made in taking an inventory
on goods bought by the French from
the United States.
A full mile of cases marked "bottles
of Ink" or "canned food' were found
to be camouflaged, only the top layer
of each containing cans of food or
bottles of ink. The rest of the cans
or bottles were empty.
More than 50,000 cases of baby un
derwear, baby socks and baby bonnets
were found, and the French are won
dering what the Americans intended
these for. Hundreds of thousands of
pairs of "woolen" underclothes were
found to be cotton of the poorest
quality, while a vast number of cases
designated a-i containing clothing were
either empty or filled with a Jumble
of material in the worst possible con
It is estimated that it will take
more than five years to sell the stocks
plied up at the Glevros depot alone.
Meanwhile, due to the Insufficiency
of staffs to handle the stocks, millions
of dollars' worth of supplies are rust'
ing and spoiling. ? ' .
Women to Establish and Run Factory.
The establishment of a match fac
tory at Canton, Ohio, is planned by
progressive women of the city, who
have issued a prospectus in an effort
to raise $500.0nn for the purpose. The
women will operate the plant, doing
ail necessary work.
THERE'S NOT A MAN IN THIS COM
MUNITY WHO DOESN'T NEED THE
SERVICE A GOOD, STRONG BANK
HAS TO OFFER.
This is a strong, conservative institu
tion, and we have an earnest desire to
Call on us at any time with your financial
problems, and it will be a pleasure to try
and help you solve them.
A Friendly, Serviceable Bank
arsk of Ubibo&i
BANKER JUMPS INTO RIVER.
Omaha, Sept. 1P. U. G. Briden-
baugh. retired banker of Coleridge,
Nebraska, ended his life here late
today bv jumping from a bridge into
the Missouri river. He was sutler-
ing from nervous breakdown, caused
by overwork and had been under
I have a Fine Line of Wellington Pipes
Come in and Look Them Over
UNION -:- -:- -:- NEBRASKA
Below 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 time, we
will close out our entire stock 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 save some
money and get some genuine bargains.
SALE BEGINS AT ONCE AND CONTINUES
UNTIL ENTIRE STOCK IS MOVED.
LINCOLN COUNTY, COLORADO LAND
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 the
"Baby Overland," which you must see and ride in to appreciate.
We also carry Oldsomobile Cars and Trucks and IU-o Cars and
Trucks. We have a number of good mechanics ready for any work
that may be offered in the repair line. We also carry a full stock
of tires and accesories for all makes of cars. See us for cars or
UNION -:- -:- :- NEBRASKA
treatment at u Council Bluffs hos
pital, ills pliysician gave nun per
mission to leave the hospital tem
porarily today to attend a theatre in
i do your WONC. .best equipped J0D
shop in southeastern Nebraska.
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