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THUP.5DA.Y, aOVUrlEEP. 1920.
PlATTSHOTJTH SE3TI-WEEZ1Y JGUESAL
Prepared Exclusively for The Journal.
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
anh of Union
Robert Willis old and delivered ; tor of the Hotel Union, was looking
an overland ear to Forest Frans one after some business matters at N'e-
(lay last week.
who is attending
the state university, was a visitor at
home for over Sunday.
T. W. Swan and son and daughter,
were visiting at Omaha last Satur
day, driving up in their car.
Miss Edith Frans of Xehawka.
was a visitor at the home of her par
ents east of town for over Sunday.
Mrs. C. II. Fuller was a visitor in
Nebraska City last Monday, where
."he was a visitor wih friends for he
James Lewin. who recently return
ed from the northwest, is engaged in
picking corn at the home of George
Miss Alice Todd visited last week
at the home of her friend. Miss Rach
el Taylor, who is attending school
at University Place.
Christian. W. Clarke, the proprie-
Mrs. B. A.
Omaha for a
guest at the
Taylor was a visitor in
few days last week, the
home of her son. Attor
ney C. H. Taylor, of that place.
County Judge Allen J. Beeson and
city attorney of Plattsmouth, were
in Union last Wednesday looking af
ter t lie political fences of the former.
Mrs. O. W. Finney and children
were visiting in Union for a short
time the first of the week,
guests at the home of Mrs.
Tlie election was held in the down
stairs room of the Modern Woodmen
; her friends greatly,
j J. 11. Morehead. candidate for Gov
I ernor on the democratic ticket was a
'short visitor here last Sunday while
j enroute to his home in Falls City
; from the state capital.
Herbert Thacker and wife
'vi.-iting for a short time at the
of In Thacker, where they
the week end, driving down
their home near I'lattsmouth.
J. H. MeMullen of Council Bluffs.
Ia.. arrived in Union last Monday
and immediately went to work at the
home of John Becker, where he will
assist in picking the corn crop.
Miss Mable Harris, who is a vry
efficient worker, was looking after
the collection of the accounts of the
telephone company during this v.eek
for the proprie'or, W. B. Banning.
; I). B. Lynde and wife spent last
Sunday at the home of the laiter's
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Luther Hall
at Nebraska City, where they had :'
very pleasant visit for the week cT.d.
The election returns were received
at the Missouri Pacific station and
carried by messengers to the res
taurant of Frank Boggs. where they
crowd interested in the returns were
Misses Gladys Clarke and Violet
Sidwell were passengers last Monday
morning for Nebraska City, when
they spent the day looking aftei
some business matters and visitinp
A. D. Hathaway, who has been
spending the past summer in Colo
rado, arrived in Union a few day
age and is encaged in picking corn
for Jesse Dvsart, who lives Just ovei
in Otoe county.
Ellis LaRue. who :s taking reat
ment at a hospital in Council Bluffs
Iowa, is reported as getting alon?
very nicely at ;reent and it is iuie
that he will soon he able to reiur
to his home h?re.
Miss Ellen Chapman was a visiloi
at home over Sunday, being brough1
home bv her father and brother
driving over to Lincoln for her ii
being, lneir car- "ss cnen returneu v
votalthe Missouri Pacific.
Mrs. J. I), cross, wno nas neer
visiting for some time at Nodaway
Kansas, returned home last Monday
a verv interesting ann piea-nnt pro
gram. The program consisted of
readings and songs which-were en
joyed by all in attendance. Lucien
l.aRue sang "When a Feller Needs a
Friend", and was encored and gave
another very enjoyable number. Mas
ter's Warren. Pearsely, Marion Clark
and Reynold Dvsart each gave very
interesting readings which were fill
ed with merit as to the numbers and
their rendition. The program was
concluded bv Misses Iva La Rue and
Mildred Clarke, giving a most en
joyable duet which was very appro
priate for the occasion. Then came
the fast which was ht for the Gods
ind which was enjoyed to the fullest
ty the hundred or more in attend
Purchases Excellent Pcrker.
Joseph Lidgett. who i? a breeder
md raiser of Chester White hogs.
ias made the purchase of a tine white
oar from Dunlap. Iowa. Mr. Lid
gett went over ana viewed the ani
mal and was well plensrd with it.
The purchase is one of the best and
vas sired by the famous Denver Gl
int Chester White, which sold for
8.000. This is an excellent animal
Ahen the parent brings ?S.00). Mr.
'.idgett knows a good hog and will
iave no otner on ins iarm. ree .Mr.
'.lidgett's ad in another column.
Movies Twice a Week.
Union is with the others now, en-
;oying a movie snow twice a ween.
he venture being made by Bert Wil
is and Bud Lindsay. They started
he show lan week, but owing to the
act that the ladies were using the
tall did not give the entertainment
last Saturday. The show will lie
liven hereafter on Wednesday and
Red River Ohio Potatoes at $1.25
A car load of Red River Early Oiiio
otatoes has been received and will
ie sold trom tne car to tnosp mra-
Kng them at !.. per nusnei.
get tnem wnne getting is
A. L. Becker,
R. E. Foster.
W. C. Carraher.
lie Swan school, gave a very suc
cessful box supper at the school
house last Friday evening, which
,vas weil attended. An interesting
program had neen prepared ior tiu
occasion and it was enjoyed by all.
When it came to auctioning off the
boxes, bidding was spirited for cer
tain favorite ones, which helped to
'nerease the sum realized. In addi
tion to the boxes there were two
ioxes of candy one of which wa 5
sold outright and the other given
the most popular young lady tlir i
he sale of votes. This latter box
was voted to the good looking teach
er. Miss Dysart.
Visits Relatives Here
Mrs. John Goddard, of Jackson
ville, Mo., is visiting her many reh--!
ives and friends in and near Union j
for a short time, being a guest a
the home of her sisters. Mrs. N. M. '
Grimes and Mrs. R. D. Stine. of thi-. !
jlace and Mesdanies Herman arrl
Jeorge ( timer, living northeast t
You Can Save SVloney
BY COMING TO OUR STORE
For Groceries, Husking Gloves and Mitts, Salt and
General Hardware. Now is the time to do that Painting.
DO NOT LET WINTER CATCH' YOU
OUT CF COAL
We have it now. Better take advantage of the oppor
tunity. You know what ii may mean to be without.
A GOOD STOCK OF BOOTS AND SHOES
Our Store Will Save YOU Money
Excellent Immune Hog For Sale
I am no.v offering my pure br" 1
Chester White boar. J. 1! Hodel
tS',;7ft grandson of the Wildwoo i
:rince. Jr., Mr. Hlack's
"oar. This animal won at
Mi-'s Sackley's room, ."in and fith
grades --Madge ar.d Harriet Cheii'-y
were passengers to Nehawka Friday
We have a new pupil in our room.
$6,000.0 j Charlotte Uoardman. We ;ire glad
the Flat vto welcome her to our room well
fair this year and also at the ('as;
ounty exhibit at Weeping Water,
first honors in the senior yearlin ;
class. Come and see some of th-;
finest rnring pigs in the Mate, which
are sired by him; also one good May
as i-evc I
had their seats
but not because
with the promi
Ina LaRue is
other new members,
the members of the
boar, a long, stretchy follow, sired i a folder which
bv this hog, and whose dam is Anna; niestic science
May 1 See her, she speaks
for herself. Also have two good marc
colts, one coming three years old
ind the other coming four, fine con
dition, and one Shetland pony.
' JOSEPH H. LIDGETT.
n7-nl2 Union, Neb.
of r'ad behavior, but
e of good behavior
the proud owner of
-he made in the do
class. We consider
i her unite fortunate as she or.lv stuck
hu-r finger twice in the making of it. 'stunts were rather spooky, we man
i Senior class The twelfth grade' aged to keep up our courage pretty
!has discontinued their review class, j v eil and later did full Justice to the
i having finished the reading course! eats which consisted of popcorn, up
land will not take uu the next subject I Pies, pumpkin pie and cocoa. At a
Friday aftt-rno'in. The walls were
decorated in autumn leaves ami
h'erce looking Jack o'lanterns added
greatly ;o thr- attractive appearance
f the :(;(. m. The children all en
joyed the party very miii'h, especial
ly the big fat popcorn balls wrapp d
in yellow paper and resembling liny
pumpkins very much.
All the sophmores attended a Hal
lowe'en party last Saturday niht.
October ":!. given by some of the
sophniore and freshman girls at the
haunted house on the Frans farm
east of town. A delightful time was
had by all and though some of the
building and there was a good rep
! after having enjoyed a very plea
and she got here in tun
mjontitinn nf t ti a rfttl'n if rpll ft tl of jsani lMlt
I to cast her vote.
Miss JLeatha Porter was a guest I .:UHl 0,5
u-ith -j numt-ior rf lior frieiliU at ' Visit ing 31
. 1111 1 1 l.h. 111UI 1 V ..V. " - .J - ,
hawka from last Friday until Monday
morning and enjoyed the time with
That Baby Overland"
We have accepted the agency In Union and vicinity ror the
"Baby Overland." which you must see and ride in to appreciate.
We also carry Oldsomobile Cars and Trucks and Reo 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
-:- -:- -:- NEBRASKA
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 - - - Union, Nebr.
Pickwell. who has bee
the home of her daugh
ter. Mrs. John Armstrong ior som
time Dast. has been confined to he
bed for the past few days with
very severe attack of la grippe.
Loutie Crawford, the carpenter
has been busy for the past few div
putting an addition to the house own
ed bv Ed Shaw, and in which C. H
Fuller lives. The room which is be
iing built is to be used for a kitchen.
Third trick man. McCowen of tin
Missouri Pacific, is having a furnac
placed in his residence cn the north
west portion of the city and which
will add greatlv to the comfort am
convenience of the home when com
E. R. Foster and family were vis
itors at Omaha last Thursday, driv
ing up in their car to visit with Mrs
Foster's brother, Ralph Larson, wlu
is in the hospital recovering aftei
having underwent an operation foi
The work on the new home which
is being constructed by V. B. Ran
ning. Is being pushed with the great
est celerity, there being now three
carpenters on the job. they beinf
Messrs. Dan Lynn. Joe Ranning. an'
Fred G. Egenberger of Platts
mouth, who is engaged in the rea
estate and insurance business of that
place, was a visitor in Union las
Mondav interviewing the union citi
zens and looking after some busi
ness matters in his line.
It is reported that R. D. Stine i
a Geometrical engineer, as he wa.-
able to construct a corn crib from a
bundle of fencing wire, which wil
hold corn after it has been placed
therein, but will not go and get the
corn from the field. This has to Ik
Last Tuesday the ladies of thf
Methodist church served both din
ner and supper at the rooms of tht
Modern Woodmen hall and were re
inforced by the members of the F.p-
i worth League, who made and sold
1 candv to those who were awaitinc
for the returns of the election.
The Rev. Dr. J. Is. l ames, who
has been conducting services at the
Methodist church in Union, delivered
two very telling discourses last bun
dav. The coming Sunday he wil!
nrearh ii the evening only. :i5 he wPI
conduct services at the e'eurch :i
Wyoming during the morning.
Will Build a House Now.
A. L. Becker, who has been busy
or some time past nuiiaing a nam
n his farm northeast of Union, has
he structure about concluded and is
ow starting on the construction of
house for a tenant, which he is go
ng to construct aoov.t a quarter 01
i mile east 01 tne piace wnere ne
ives. This edifice will be some six-
een by twenty-eight feet and will
iave tour rooms.
Gasoline That Would Burn.
The car of Mr. Exa Frans. living
outhwest of Union and just in Otoe
ounty, run out of gasoline last Sat-
irdaand in order to make the ani-
ual navigate it had to be filled with
;as. as it had run on its reputation
ong enough, so -Mr. rrans went 10
ill the car and took a lantern with
urn and hat drawn the nve gaiion
an about half full, the barrel set
'ing out of doors, when the fumes
"nmi the gasoline were ignited ly
he flame of the lantern and it burst
d into flames seriously burning him.
The barrel was located close to the
ob house which was consumed c.y
he fire. The neighbors seeing the
lame, and were also called, ru.-ned
o the place in cars and assisted in
avmg the residence wni?:i smou
ome distance away. Fortunate in
ed. was Mr. Frans, that the home
was not consumer ana mat ne
aped from being burned to
He is sure now that gasoline
The study of Alsebra is becoming
pretty stiff for some of us as we are
now taking up multiplication.
Fern Deles Dernier had charge of
Miss Peters' room Friday afternoon.
We have finished our three weeks
examinations in history and English.
We have two new pupils in our
room: Edith Boardman and Floyd
We too. have several new pupils in
. i. i ,Y T, 1
our room: James anu aneiuy iioai Lillian.
Sophniore notes The attendance
of the sophniore class has been per
fect since the beginning of school.
Freshman notes Green and white!
Green and white! Freshies. Freshies.
they're all right!
Mi-s Dohrner. the substitute teach
er from the University left us Friday.
All the classes were sorry to see her
until a teacher is obtained.
The freshies have had two tests in
English since school began. Thanks
to our instructor in English for piv
ing us a review which resulted in
'every one having a good grade In the
i Miss Peters' room. .Ird and 4th
; grades Mary Donnelly Rob!) has
i been absent from school this week as
the result i f an accident while play
' ing on the merry-go-round lat Fri
iday. We all hope she will soon be
I Miss Rogenrief's room. 7th and
Sth grades Louis BurLee has ust
I received notice that he won second
I prir.e -on a neck tie rack in a manual
i training exhibit at the State Fair.
( We fee! this is a pretty good begin
, ning for last year was the first time
; manual training had been put in our
j high school.
I Miss McCarrol's room, 1st and 2nd
grades Miss McCarroll gave the pu
i pils of her room a Hallowe'en party
later hour we
journeyed home w: rd.
the girls to be Kpleh-
C0WS! COWS! COWS! COWS!
Seventeen head of fresh milk cows
to he hold in Plattsmouth. Nebraska.
, . l i.l. CV . 1 .i . .
on isaturuav. .ovemuer t.ui. naie n
le held at Goucher.our's barn, and
will start promptly at - p. ni. Herd
con.-i;-,' - of Shorthorns. Holsteins.
Guernseys and Jerseys. Terms lo
James T. Reynolds of -near Union,
was in the city today for a few hours
attending to some business matters
and scanning the election return
u the ollice of the couiry clerk.
See F. G. Egenberger for the cele
brated Hawkeye tires. i.ny size for
any make of car. A t:re that will
aive you service.
m&y r r
Entertained Her Class
Miss Elsie Taylor, who is presi-
lent of the Primary league. er.Ur-
ained the members of the league at
ier home at a Hallowe'en party lat
?aturdav evening. A most enjoyable
ime was had. the little ones enjoy
"ng themselves at games. A delic-
ous luncheon was servea iy
Given Surprise on Birthday
The friends of Miss Viola Willis.
'aking advantage of the visit ol this
oung lady at the home of her broth
er and sister in the country, prepren
surprise in honor of her seventeen-
h birthday which occurred on last i
Mondav. The evening was pleasint-;
!v spent with games and a luncheon ;
that was served near the close or the
Sixth and Main Street, Plattsmouth, Neb.
Better Shoes for Less Money for Men, Women
Men's, Women's and
One, two and four buckle
$1.19 to $4.98
Are you prepared for them? Now is the time to
get ready for cold weather and snow.
Give us an order for storm doors and storm win
dows before a storm strikes you.
Better fix up the sheds and barns. Neglected stock
will show the results.
How about the chimneys on the house? More
fires are started from defective flues than most any
other cause. Look 'em over NOW.
WE APPRECIATE YOUR PATRONAGE
Frans Bros'. Lumber Co.,
Concludes Interesting Meeting
At the P.aptist church during the
past week there have been some in
teresting meetings conducted by Rev.
Phillips, of Bolliver. Mo., who has
been giving the gospel in a very
traight manner. The attendance lias
been good and all speak well of the
ibility of tha speaker.
Gave Excellent Entertainment
The ladies of the Koyal Neighbor
of America, gave to their husbands
and friends last Saturday evening, a
royal banquet at the Modern Wood
men hall which was preceded with
Men's U. S. Army Shoes
$4.98 to $6.98
black or brown, with
low, medium or high
heel all sizes,
You Can Eat !
We are carrying
and Canned Goods!
Also Working Cloches and
Boots and Shoes!
We will have Fresh Meat from
this date on.
Bring in Your Fresh Produce
L. K. T. Club Entertained
Miss Frances Bauer entertained at
er home last Saturday evening the
nenihers of the E. T. K. club at a
Hallowe'en social, at which the
young people held hish revelry as
the hours flew swiftly by. The games
'vere of a nature suited to the season.
and the two course luncheon which
'was served by the charming hostess'
it the close was enjoyed by the,
voting people whose appetites seeni-'
ed to have grown wonderfullv tlur-!
ing the course of the evening.
Give Hallowe'en Party
Last Wednesday at the pleasant
home of George Everett, southeast of
Union. Master John Everett and sis
ter. Miss Margaret Everett, enter
tained their friends of the Epworth
League of the Methodist church, at
a very enjoyable Hallowe'en party.
The guests appeared in various wierd
and striking costumes and spent the
evening most Pleasantly in games
appropriate to the occasion. The time
passed rapidly and the midnight honr
had arrived all too soon. As a fit
ting conclusion to the altogether de
lightful occasion, the host and hos
tess served their guests with a most
RnuQ' hnctQ' Boys' Schocl Shoes that 8land
SSL!!!.8:: ,he w.ea': $2 .98 to $4.98
! Infant's Shoes
! From the smallest to the largest tan, black and
! combination colors,
RSen's Work Shoes!
For the one that does the hard work tan or black calf, all sizes,
R. D. STINE,
Supper Nets Nice Sum
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