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VOL. NO. XXXVII.
PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1920.
AFTER MONTHS OF SUFFERING
OUi RESIDENT OF THIS CITY
Kn-m 1 l.i.rsilav'F llf.
A' iniiy hour this murnlr.g the
. . . j : (1' Albert I). iH-.-pain, ine of
U i- old r- - itU-Ti r of Plattsmouth. was;
;;il ;o its fin.i rt ward, after
;:!:..ss t :..!. h-s overeJ the p-st
.. i y.i:s aril tVr the lust ft w
m-mins i-.' i-t Mr. Ii-'spain confined
.Ti. hi- h'.iin- li r the greater part of
(i-ci-a.--J was one of the oldest
:ts of the city having come to
: as a hoy i the year 1MI3.
i a i :i t h
lila.le his taouie here.
in i ! y hjmsieju o:i
Licit his parents had
was born i:i Me-
. Illinois. O' toiler 2.
:ts. V.". J. a;;J Ja::vtie
A3 In !' t
'oil 'i t
b-i!:u o!.t residents of t hat
: th then new wc.-t. Tin-
I . :n '. ! v cull ' : a to
1 1. - v.:: ' : i i:i '. !.
; :- v i;: 'i v I fa :t it
i- :.: l:::-cn
laii t-!' l.i'i.". when
r ve t and located
I'll c;.uity. l wa. wreif i
u - :
family iTrv. to manhood and
t!.h-oii. Tii-' opportunities of
urmit.g ett.utry fartl.t-r to the
attracted the attention of the
family and i:; lSt'.4 they catiie to
Mi!!- covr.y. Iowa, farming there
!' -:r I.;.- se.. -or: and in S', located n
I'ia' !?'h:"i;:!:. where the family has
: ii.c- iciJt J. The parents of Albert j
tit !til a h.me on. what is now Pearl
r-t i?!' tliis city and made their
h'-'iie !l:tre 'it.::! their death.. Kor a
number of c.ir.- the father of the
family v. as the oIi-e judge and jas-Ti't-
t-f peace for this city, holding
h i-.-e.-r-i, of court at his home. Af
t.r the d'-ath of the father. Albert
i m-au-d iu his work as a carpenter
arl con' inii-'d to make hi- home with
llie mother and curing for her until
lor death ::iid since that time has
resided part of the time with his
brother. C. C Detain and witli..hts
fi-Jcr. .!r. A. l:. Swarthout. at
v. ho-e home he ph.- sed aav, IP-
i;T i-.u-. d t . tare for the oid hotue
and it na.- remained as during the
life' im- of the pi rents and it was
on-- of his pleasures to spend the
time at the place where he had pass-
ii so nuny happy years, until his
f.-:iii:g loal'l- n.-ide- necessary his
ate whi'h ::e oro:!i(r and sister
l ave so lo-, ;r.alv uiven liim.
l'or more th.-'n forty-seven y-.-ars
Vr. P-pa: n I. a-- i"'-;; a number of
P!.i t : - moil ; !. Lode No. tl. A. V. tL- A.
M.. a.. id i.a'l advanced in the work of
the Masonic fr.reruiiy into the chap
tti ana commaTidry. being a member
of Nebraska Chapter No. li. A. M.
and Mi. Xion ('(.mmantLi'y No. "..
Kni.-'i'.- '!' riipiar. In pditics he was
a si r..n ic and steadfast democrat and
ha- .-erved l.is poiticai opinions with
abiiiry. i.e was ft-r a reat many
years a -- ! of the city. bein re
peatedly eiected to this office a- a
0 -.i.ricra: and retiring only when hi
:a ili.g lo alt i: made it necessary.
T.. to tit-- .,Vt frie-tds with whom
"A!" a- he was so well known, has
1 ,...n ;is-!-i ia:'--a hi death, comes as a
i!e. p sotow ::i.(! t'le se;aratioii from
hi- i:ii.'!!y ? !d fri- nd wi'.l be keenly
To mourn his death he leaves the
i--r..' her : ! 1 -;Mt r. Columbus C. Hes
p.iin a ad Mr-. A. P.. Swarthout. lnth.
n-ii'.ina in tiiis city. Five sisters and
' wo brothers as well as the parents
ha v preceded him in death.
Tin- funeral will be held from the
1 it.- home at 4 p. m. Friday afternoon
end tin- body laid to rest in Oak 1 1 1 1
t t rat :! v.
Indies Entertained at Church Parlors
bv Mcsdames Win. Cole. W. H.
Newell and H. J. Stx eight.
-Til Mntilir-V'f Jih):.
The la T auxiliary cf th- Pros
riaii church, were very pP,i.-i m: ly
--rtMin -l t. V. daesday afternoon
church parlors by Mesdames
v.b-. W. H. Newell and H. J.
i. a'.d th" oc-asion on of
r.j tyment to all of the ladie.-
enoi'::h to be present,
ciiurth parlors had b"en
!;v arranged with decorations
fa'.l tlowers th.at added a pleas-
i' t'OK'n to tii. sfene and here 'lie
l.ohes o.t- t the time in discussing
Mo- !-i-iv-- affHir-- of the society
-,,;;Vz a de'ihtiul srxia! time
::i each others c mpany.
i 'urine tiie afternoon dainty re
fre,hnifiis were .-cr'"d by the hos-l".-M's
t!:-'t aided ir. completing to the
f't'.iest m "a 'iff of pleasures of the
Aforney C. E. Tefft. of Weeping
Water, came over this morning to
stftid a f'Av hours here attending to
son.e matters of business before the
W. T. Kifhardon, of Mynard.
v rites ite i-rnnce for the. Farmers
Mutual of Lincoln. Phone 2411.
EIG HOG SALE
Elsewhere in this issue will be
found the announcement of the thor
oughbred hug sale of K. W. Porter of
near Weeping Water. Mr. Porter
will offer a number of his high grade
ai.inials at sale on Saturday, October
3 Tli. at his farm. He has been one
of tiit- most successful breeders of the
Poland China hogs in t lie country and
his animals secured ten ribbons at
the Cass County Stock show. For
those who desire thoroughbred stock
of this kind, tiiis is an opportunity
that cannot be passed tip by the far
mers of the county.
FRED K. GORDER
VISITS THIS CITY
Former Maj'or cf Weeping Water is
Candidate for Commissioner
Well Qualified for Job.
Frr-TTi Faturtlayy Ially
Fred H. Oorder. former mayor of
Weeping Water and now a candidate
for the office of county commission
er on the democratic ticket iu the
third district, was in the city for a
few hours today visiting friends and
looking af;er some business affairs.
The entry of Mr. Gorder into the
race was made with great relurtance
on his part, but on the insistence of
his host of friends who had written
his name on the ballot at the pri
mary he ha.- consented to make the
race. That the county can have the
good fortune of having such able
men as ?.!r. Gorder and his opponent.
Commissioner William Atchison as
candidates is a pleasing matter to
Fred Gorder is a thorough Cass
county man as he spent his boyhood
in Plattsii.oiith with his lather.
Frederick C order, who was one of the
pioneer merchants, and his life long
training has been along business
lines. For the past thirty-six years
he has resided in Weeping Water and
for half of that time he has been
mayor of that progressive little city
and his excellent record makes him
a valuable man as a candidate for
the cftice of manager of the coun
ty's business affairs.
Mr. Gordor informs us that he has
dirped of his business Interests
and is in a position where he can
give the county the fullest measure
of his service if he is selected as
HIS NOSE WET
And Consequence Follows of Being
Enforced Guest of City Over Night
at the City Prison.
From Saturday's Tially.
Las: evening shortly after the cur
few had caused the peaceful residents
of the city to seek the seclusion of
their homes and only the police and
thoe who had been enjoying the
Mcrehead meeting were to be seen on
the Mreet. Officer Alvin Jones discov
ered a stranger acting rather queerly
and an invest ication revealed the
fact that this party had evidently
been partaking too freely of the cup
that cheers and which had long since
been banished from these parts. The
stranger was approached by the po
lice and Officer Jones informed him
that he would have to enjoy the last
hours of his celebration in the con
lines of the city bastile. The stranger
gnve forth a loud protest that fell on
deaf ears, especially as Officer Jones
discovered a flash of the forbidden
corn juice on theh hip of the visitor.
The man was hooked at the police
court, and stave the name of Jack
Haley and his residence as Omaha,
from which city he had come down
to Plat'sniouth to enjoy a short out
ir.g. nut unfortunately had brought
with him the "Iicker" that caused his
The decision of Judee Archer this
morning was that the offense would
cost the sum of $100 and costs and
the defendant left with the city one
hundred and five "smacks" to add to
our rapid growing treasury.
A quiet wedding occurred at noon,
October Itth. at the Mynard V. li.
parsonacre. The contracting parties
were Ir. Guy K. Roniatls. a success
ful younir dentist of Omaha and Miss
Apa 1. Geary, lookkeeper. also of
Omaha. C. I). Geary, brother of the
bride, Mrs. C. I. Geary, and Miss
Mary Wctenkanip were nresent at the
ceremony. Rev. E. II. Pontius ofhel
atinfr. After the niarriaee. the young
coupl? went to the home of I).
Geary west of Mynard. returning to
Omaha on Sunday evening. They
have the lesj wishes of their many
PURE BRED CATTLE AND HOGS
I am offering for sale, for imme
diate delivery, two pure bred short
hern bulls and a number of pure hred
Iurcc Jcrsev boars, all ready for ser
vice.. SEARL DAVIS.
o9 6t sw. Murray, Neb. i
If it's in the card line, call at
the Journal office.
LIEF CORPS IN
EIGHTH ANNUAL DISTRICT CON
VENTION MET IN THIS CITY
Yesterday the eighth annual con-
jveution of the eastern Nebraska dis
trict of the Woman's Relief Corps.
met in this city and the event
'one of the most successful that
Corps has enjoyed, both from the.
point of attendance and the splendid
; entertainment afforded the visitors.
; There were fifty delegates in attend
ance at the meeting representing the
(fourteen different Corps of the dis-
I The meetings of the convention
were held in the beautiful buildine
of the Plattsmouth Flks which had
been so generously placed at tli' dis
posal of the ladies and made a most
attractive spot for the meetings. The
ladies of the convention were enthus
iastic over the manner in which the
members of this great fraternity had
received thtin and the Fiks v. ill bear
with, them the deep appreciation of
Owing to the fact that Mrs. Val
I'urkle. the president of the district
corps had been called east by the
illness of a relative. Mrs. George
lKdee of this city called the conven
tion to order and presided over its de
liberation. During the convention the mem
bers were entertained by a very cleav
er program given by the members of
Fontenelle chapter. Daughters of the
American Revolution under tiie direc
tion of Mrs. K. H. Wescott. and which
embraced musical numbers and reci
tations that were offered hy the ind
ented ladies and eentienien of the
city. At the noon hour the conven
tion was adjourned and the ladies in
vited to the parlors of the Methodist
church where the ladies of the church
organization had prepared a feast
that certainly surpassed any that
they had previously iriven end the
luncheon hour proved one of th?
greatest of pleasure to the membtrs
of the convention.
Following the resumption of the
convention in the afternoon the la
dies took up the matter of the election
of officers for the ensuing year and
the following were chosen:
Minnie Williams, prr-ident. Itlair:
IJeulah Davis, senior vice president.
Omaha; Mary Johnson. Junior vice
president. Omaha: Mary A. Street,
chaplain. Piattsnouith: Fannie Scr
rill. treasurer. Oninha: Ida Sears,
guard. Walthill; Mrs. Murckle. con
The convention decided hy a un
animous vote to hold the tin:' nicot
ine of the district in 19 21 at Plair.
The convention before ad journmcn'
heard the report of the committee on
resolutions. The resolutions expres
ed the feel in a; of appreciation to C
local W. R. C. for their royal enter
tainment and stated that they had
never met with such royal entertain
ment as in Plattsmouth and express
ed to the members of the Klks lodee
their feeling of gratitude for the gen
erous hospitality shown them and for
the many kind a-"ts that had made
their meeting such a success. The
Methodist ladies were also thanked
by the members of the committee on
the behalf of the convention. The
resolution committee was eomnoed
of Mrs. Reulah C. Davis. Mrs. Olive
McCormick. Mrs. Genevivie fwle.
It was the general expression cf
the ladeis when adjourning at 4
o'clock that they would be elad when
the time to meet in Plattsmouth
might come again.
YOUNG LAD KILLED
Saturday afternoon the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Islie Wiles of Weep
ing Water was visited by a sad trag
edy that has brought grief to the
family and friend through the death
of Russell, their twelve-year-old son.
Russell, with a companion, was play
ing in the elevator at the time a
car was being loaded with corn and
they were daring each other in boy
ish sports and the young; lad in his
play stepped too close to the chute
that the corn was being drawn into
and before he could be assisted had
been sucked into the stream of grain,
and as a result was smothered to
death in a few minutes. Frank Tay
lor, who was working at the car made
an attempt to rescue the boy but was
unable to reach him in time to aveit
the death. The funeral was held this
afternoon from ,the late home.
WINS GRAND CHAMPION RIBBON
from Saturday's I'ally.
S"arl Davis of west of Murray at
Maple Grove farm, had at the Pure
Hred Stock show at Weeping Water
which was held recently, a herd of
four pure bread Sborhorn cattle
which all won excellent prizes, a
yearling bull and a yearling heifer
each winning first riblnin. while one
of his heard, a cow, was the mother
of the grand champion bull and heif
er, making in all an excellent list of
prizes for the herd, -which is of the
best quality of stock. See an ad
in another column regarding his stock
Blank books! Yes yon can get
most any kind at Journal office.
RETURNING FROK AERO AD
From Friday's Pa it v.
The friends in thi citv of ?dr. at
Mrs. Richard Avard have received
tiie word from thetu that M.ey are
returning to the I'tiited State:-, their
adopted li;nd. after ? short stay in
the old home in Ev.i: r
Mrs. Avard and ltM It
sailed on August lit!:
with Mr. and Mrs. John
the old home, l it hart
the changed c- iidiMon
it desirable to return t.
States, although th-y !
t:. remain in i -3 g! .;.'.!
a Ij ii
: i .ea :
: , for
. I e r
to remain f- v
to the serious i
OLD BUSINESS FIRM
Implement Store in Control of Gor
der Family fcr Past Forty
YeE.rs. Ess-Been Sold.
Frctn Frtrfnv's t'
The impU-men' ' rt
shop of John V. Gorii-r
has been pa rchu.-1 "t v P.
one of the voun". farmers
iiiuuity. and who is i.ov. ::so
cha.rge of the bu.-iii'." s. The .t
being invoiced an.i prepared
turned over to the :ev owner
is now assist ing
11 t lie st (.re
tins; ready to take c!.ar?;e
Tiie Gorder family have b
) charge of this implement and 1
'business for the last forty i
laving been established by Freder
ick Gorder. the father of the retiring
owner. On the -death of Mr. Gorder
it was conducted by August Gorder.
Tiie oldest m.::. until his death( and
then sold to J:,hn F. G rder. another
son of the founder, who has conduct
ed it up to t he present time.
Mr. Gorder has not fully deter
mined as to v.'ha' line of activity he
will take up as he has land interests
in the west and may decide to locate
nearer these land intcrc-s.ts. but the
friends of the family life hopeful
that thy may continue to make this
city their home, as they are among
ihe most highly ostiemf.l residents
of the city. . v . ..
Mr. Wiles, the new owner, is oio
of the prosrressi ve vim'ic men of th"
community mid should meet v.i'li
success in his new business venture
and will receive a hearty welcome
to the business circles of the city.
DAMAGES IN B!8 SUM
Lincoln Mar. Drings Suit Against
Eei:ry V. McDonald of Murdock
in the V. S. Est. Court
Kroni Friday's laitv
Claiming: that the defendant was
driving his automobile at high speed
and in a reckless manner when it
struck his truck. A. M. Katon, denier
in second hand cars, brought, sujt in
the Pnited States court Friday morn
ing against Henry V. McDonald, of
Murdock. Cass county, asking for
The plaintiff says that the acci
dent occurred at Pi-rhteenth and
streets August 2S. 1J1!. He alleges
that when the automobile of Mr. Mc
Donald struck the truck it bad just
turned over on eighteenth from O
street and no warning sound was
given of its approach. The plaintiff
states that he was thrown with great
violence against the side of the truck
and to the grout: J and be received
two fractured ribs, hurts to his back
and one kidney was torn loose, be
sides oilier internal injnricr-. lie says
lhat he was cenlincd to his bed for
three days and that he has been un
able to properly attend to business
since the accident. He claim- to
have spent cor.sid"rablo money for
medicine and mdica! attention..
Mr. Eaton estimates that th" ear.
in charge of Mr. McDonald was trav -
eling more than twenty miles an
hour at the time. He submitted a
copy of the city ordinance passed on
July 1. 1 f ) 1 S . regiilat ing the speed of
vehicles and declares that the defen
dant clearly violated the ordinance.
As far as known this is tiie first per
sonal damage suit filed in the Pnited
States court here. State Journal.
FUNERAL OF A. D. DESPAIN
From Saturday's Dal) v.
The funeral of Albert 1). Despain
was held yesterday afternoon from
the home on Pearl street, a shor
service of the Christian Science faith
followed by the Masonic service.
There were a large number of the old
friends in attendance and the wealth
of floral remembrances were lavish
and attested the feeling of esteem
in which the departed had been held.
The services at the grave were in
charge of the riattsmouth lodge No.
6. A. F. &. A. M. and the escort fur
nished by the Knights TemplaP. The
services at the grave were in charge
of Past Master W. A. Robertson and
were very impressive. The pall
bearers were selected from the mem
bers of the Masonic order and the
old friends. James M. Robertson. J.
W. Crabill. Ralph J. Haynie. Mike
Hild. II. M. Soennichsen and Fred
HN H. MORE
EX-GOVEiUVCR AMD CANDIDATE
ror: the office tiscusses
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; r. j:. m-
' t r Govt r
.1 . i t
i ' -was
lion;; I at
I a t .
:t d over 1
"s! st.eal-..-r a
teen ; 1 a fc v
t i: e a 11 a i r--
g t he t ie:-- if
: v :.o
f the n
I if x
s in I i .--tion
I-, inifiee. ;
I i:i a jilea-iin.
a h a
'.! the If'"!
r i r i t h" past.
. i:e j.-'.t .on v
f. ere;'. Il;e
;;::'. sa r
p oi t h" Idoo.ly ..rs
sii:t;ii;:i?n; f tree of
Mrs. McKelvie point -
ll' l 0"!! t li.e
!: a league, i
o:;1 thnt all
he r.r.'Hi church
; : i . -or-i
had pti'-sed on the leigiie by
it. the Methodist coi.fer
couveution f the Kpisco
h.. the heads of tiie Roiiu n
tiioiic church and the Pr
i atid P.aptist churches
.by i er
ti'iiiifti in no uuccrii-in terms
their support of this le:-!gu of the
nations of the earth agaiurt future
warfare. She also '.noted the s'ate
tue'it made by Senator I'.orah of
Idaho, that "If .le-'us Christ appeir-d
on the (i;M.r of the senate and advo
accept a n;
of in.tions that
and that Sena
ch ief ad isor of
or I'.orah was
. t. ..
republican candidate. The speal -ter , ;, . ,., ril.e ,.,...,, ,,,, a strip ,-. feet
!.!.! took some time in outlining 1 lie j Um nvcI.tv 1f.t wi(.t. t) v,,
usefr.nefs oi the women of th- !'a-ill(re roa,lwav ul tIie work was, lom.
turn ,,: the conduct of j.ubl.c at'a:rs.;jl t,loroiICIl Tllltnner all;
lhy t. ldr. ss of Mr. -lorcheau v as , ,ni,uMej,v t)lP rlleapest and
? . wholly . confined t, st.Hf .-jm., rflcctivc wv of n.ving rxvh a
sues and tiie present admiu-straiion . v ,. nf dirt and rock as the
that h :s as he stated advanced thejrot.k otl))lsits H,nB 1(!nTrs v(lid
1,:Na:;on to th- p-ople without any . HV4, . ,,, f ta.b ,,,,, . (1 rns,lv
:ioe.-o :t t e oeiieio .leij'.eti i Here: i ton '
i t. . . : . i r .
lie stated that when he made the
race for governor in lit" he had
made certain pledges and was gl.ul
to hao been able to carry out these
pledges made to the people. He view
ed the public officer as a servant
of the public and answerable to ihe
people and for ti;i,; reason he op
posed the method of government as
secured by the code bill of Governor
.Mi Xclvie. that had created a large
nnmie-r of useless oft ices and rc mov- '
ed further from the peop's
j t i'-ipat i';n in go eminent
a way the elective office
sti'uted those that would
ed bv the governor and
net i:al par-
as it took 1
i and sub
be appoint- ;
by the people. In the four years lie
held office. Governor Morehead said
ti e reduction tit' the taxation h id t
been SIMM'. boo. while since the Mc-t
Kel'-ie regime, the taxes had increa-j
ed Irom a little over ,;.imo.oihi ri
; any adequate ro
its of The state.
was by tl.e careful cutting dovn
,e overhead expense of the stale
the lowering of taxes could lie
secured, the speaker Mated and
to this he -pledged himself. As an
ofiiitr the enforcement of the law
was. mandatory and any official th.at
failed iu his duty, the governor ad
vocated the impeachment of any of
ficial that might be negligent of
Governor Morehead favored the
enforcing of the dry laws through
the local county and city authorities
rather than through state agents.
wh"se conduct might bring with i:
unfairness and a series: of scandals
over n.i.-managenicnt and unjust en
forcement. The address was will received and
lth - o.
majority of the audience were
favorably impressed hy the discus
sion of state issues as made by the
CARD OF THANKS
We desire to express our heartfelt
thanks to the many friends and
neighbors who so kindly assisted us
in our sad bereavement and in the
loss of our brother and son. Es
pecially do we thang Mr. Wolf for
his kindness; also those sending the
beautiful flowers. Your kindness
will never be forgotten.
Mr. and Mrs. P. A. McCrary
Mr. and Mrs. George Privet t.
Gov. S. R. McKelvie will
address the voters at the Dis
trict Court Rood Wednesday
evening, October 13th. at 8
George W. Shrader was a visitor in
the city today for a few hours at
tending to some matters of business
and calling on his old friends.
Philip Keil was a visitor in the
city today for a few hours motoring
in from his home.
From Friday's Dallj.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Shirk was the scene of a very plea
sart gathering of little folks yester
dav afternoon from 4 to G o'ckKk
v n e :i a
numLer of the little class-
nites .f W 'ill.elmii.a. t lie seen-year-ki
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Shirk,
gathered to as.-ist the little lady in
the observance of the anniversary.
The afternoon was spent in the play
i:;g of out dt or uanies for some time
v. a s
:t u h ii h a
itjeaa nt ly
treat deal of pleasure
The home had been
arranged with decor
bright luted autumn
ch made a delightful
set t it;j
si : s.
i'. r of
and ii i
party of oung-
1 iii inc.
the a !'l eriioon a nuin
seleciions were itiven
tiit' pleasures of t ho
Ia rt y i ' 1
1 re.-ii i.ie.s :
it an appropriate hour
served tlo members of the
dainty and delicious re
The little guests left
class mate tokens of their
r s and wishes i'or many
happy Catherines of a like na
Those who attended were:
Jtan Hayes. Maxine Cloidt. Kdna
Rummeifieii'. Charlotte Field. 1'rma
Mayfitld. Catherine and Patrica
riytin and the gue-t of iionor. YV:!
JOB OF ROAD WORK
W. J. Partridge, of Weeping- Water,
Blar.ts Away Hillside in Verj'
from Friday's I'aiiy.
Tiie widr-i ing of the road hading
ito th- Missouri river ferry, which
; has been under way for the past
v t vk is now completed as f,-.r as the
.blasting- away of ihe dirt and rock
i of the bluff's is concerned and this
'portion of the work has been carried
' o'tt in very satisfactory manner
i by W. ,T. Partridge of Wtepinir Wat-
' i it. w lin is one of the most expert men
'""tin ' lo. -tile ill tbi-' line of vorlc Mr
I ........ . . . ...
one nau hot me services oi .ir. i ari
: ridt;e been secured.
The era dine. on the road to tli"
'river has been in progress since yes
tterday as Fred Vallery with his trac
jtor and the road grad-r have complet
ed the work on the bottom road and
I will be ready to help in the work of
'grading the road along ihe Muff
! v here the blasting has taken place,
i When it is completed it will be a
fust class road in everv respect and
one that will be fully appreciated by
the public who have occasion to
travel over it.
FOED CAR BARGAINS
Kate Ford Sedan with Ford starter,
bumpers, extra tire, speedometer ami
dome light, like new and guaranteed
?Soo. Several tourings, runabouts
and two-ton trucks.
ne Republic one-ton truck new.
All at a bi cut in prices,
ltw ntd T. H. POLLOCK, GARAGE.
The southwest quarter of section
"C-12-S. F miles northwest of Mur
dock, known as the ("has. Rau farm.
Extra good terms.
E. L. Pflug, Springfield, Neb.
The most exquisite line of birth
day and gift cards to be found any
where! At Journal office.
We can furnish you blank books
of all kinds. The Journal.
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f" It is not always convenient to pay
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The easy, convenient and safe way
to pay bills, especially hy mail, is to
open a checking account at this bank.
The endorsed check is a legal receipt
i and your check book enables you to
keep an accurate record of bills paid.
Come in and get a check book!
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BOARD OF CO. COMMISSIONERS
AND CLERK SAYLES VISIT
AND INSPECT FARM.
Yesterday afternoon when the
board of county commissioners were
closing their session for the day
they decided that there was no bet
ter time to make a:; inspection of
the coin. ty farm, and accordingly, in
company with County Clerk George
Sayle-. they motored out to the farm
to look over the work of Superinten
dent J. II. Tain- and the general con
dition of the farm.
I The visit was a real revelation to
jthe members of the board as to the
'excellent condition of every detail
' of the work (f the farm and with
ithe evidence before their eyes. Ihey
gave Vr. Tarns the fullest credit for
ithe excellent manner in which the
tarm lias i.oeti managed m tt,e last
Tlo- older residents of the county
will remember when the lounty farm
v as a burden to the taxpayers rath
er than anything else and the un
fortunate who might lave to live
there were to b- pitied, so unsanitary
and uncomfortable were the sur-
In i ho-e davs the conn-
ty board was compelled to keep mak
ing appropriations to supply the cost
of running the farm. When condi
tions had be'-onu' very bail, the coun
ty secured the strvicos of J. H. Tains
jus superintendent cf the farm and
from that flay the farm has made
rapid s'ride- f it ard.
Mr. TV.ms is a !i--t (lass farmer
and ma ii. i" -r ami he in a few :-ca-si'iis
had the tarm producing excel
lent ( r;;ps and his careful manage
ment in a short time had thing- in
a position where the institution had
ceased to be a burden to the county,
while in the last few years it has
more than paid the running expenses
and left handsome sorplu- funds for
the county a- a reiitlt of the (art
ful handling of the crops and man
agement of Mr. Tam.
The buildings ate kept in the best
of flijin a lid then, w not u home in
the community that is kept more
clean or cheerful titan the Ifuilding
that houses the county wards. Mrs.
Tarns being an able as.-i-tant to her
hu-batifl. She has looj.eti after 1 ho
details cf the home during iilj the
time they have been in charge ami
so com! lifted it : to merit favorable
comment from all visitor-.
The coir.mt's.-doners and Mr. Sayles
were erf ( rtained at supper at the
county farm and had ::ti opportunity
of enjoying the excellent food that
is supplied t here to the members of
the home. To those of the commis
siontrs who had not had opportun
ity of vi-iting the home very often,
the appearance was a revelation and
the members of the board stated to
a Journal representative that they
were more than pleased with condi
tions as they found them at the
The past season has brought forth
great crops of all kinds at the farm
and this year will see the farm in
better shape than ever. The taxpay
ers of the county owe a debt of grati
tude to Mr. Tarns for his long and
faithful service to them and certain
ly he and his good wife deserve any
words of commendation that may be
given to them.
lien Peckman of near Murray, wa?
in the city today for a few hours
looking after some matters in regard
to the school district of which, he i-
a director. , , ;
Attorney T. F. Wi!os. of Omaha,
was in the city today for a few hour
attending to some matters of Miri
ness at the court house and visiting
with his relatives and friends. ,
often happens that you overlook your
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