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PLATTSXOTTTH SSffl-W2StY JW8JI&E
GSTJiiY. IfOTSKfeS?. 22. 1920.
THE KIND YOU HAVE BEEN WANTING BUT HESITATED TO GET BE
CAUSE OF HIGH PRICES ARE NOW HERE AT MONEY-SAVING PRICES.
This Thanksgiving Sale of
eautif ul Linens
is one you don't want to miss. Here are the reasons why
All pure heavy satin damask, 70" wide, in pretty patterns, reduced from
$6.50 to $4.50 per yd; and from $6.00 to $4.25.
68" part linen, heavy quality damask, reduced from $3.50 to $2.75 per
22" napkins, $8.00 to $11.50 per dozen.
Round thread art linen table cloth squares; hand drawn hemstitched
36" $3.75 ; 45" ...$4.75 54" $7.50
Round thread art linen machine scalloped table centers
36" $2.75 ! 45" $3.90 54" $7.50
Round thread art linen buffet and dresser scarfs, hand drawn, hemstitched
and machine scalloped
18x36 $1.50, $1.95 j 18x45 $1.75, $2.25 18x54 $2.75
54" round filet lact centers. Beautiful designs at $4.75.
Filet dresser and buffet scarfs; all sizes and kinds, from 65c to $4.00.
These beautiful quality linens most exquisitely embroidered are here
offered to you at prices that do not begin to reflect their real value.
Thirteen piece luncheon sets, $6.50 to $9.00.
Dresser scarfs and buffet scarfs, all lengths, $5.00 to $7.50.
24 and 27-inch Centers at $4.00 to $6.00.
Mercerized Cotton Cloths!
Mercerized cotton, heavy quality lunch and table cloths. Beautiful
patterns in hemstitched squares in the following sizes
68 and 72-inch mercerized cotton damask at per yard. .. .$1.00 and $1.50
53 and 54
MUST REDUCE NUM
BER OF UNFIT ENGINES
Rail Chiefs Say Too Many in Shops
for Repair and Not Enough on
the Job Cause Shortage.
Efforts to reduct the percentage of
locomotives out of service for repairs
are being made by railway executives
who declare the car shortage is due
to the fact that too many locomotives
are unfit for service at the eame time.
A bulletin issued under the author
ity of the Association of Railway
Executives to unify all forces in the
effort to eecure maximum service
from existing transportation facili
ties shows that an early and substan
tial reduction in the number of loco
motives now unfit for service must
This move, according to the advi
' scry committee of the Association of
Railway Executives, Is an essential
part of the more-transportation pro
(jram, mapped out since the roads
have been returned to private owner
ship. Heavier loading may be achiev
ed, car movement may be increased,
but adequate means to haul the
traffic is indispensable, the bulletin
Big Per Cent in Shops
On September 15, of alKJocomo
tives.s17.1 per cent were outjof ser
vice for repairs requiring -over 24
hours and 6.4 per cent for repairs
requiring less than 24 hours. ;
As a basis for comparison altho
the statistics were kept on a different
basis at that time in September,
1917. 13.5 per cent of freight loco
motives were in shops for repairs or
The number of locomotives out
of service for repairs is said to be
too many even if there were In ser
vice all the locomotives needed.
According to figures compiled by
the Railway Age. the average num.
ber of locomotives provided annually
oy tne railroads for eight years
prior to the war was 2,970. The
same authority estimates that the
accumulated shortage of the years
1317, 1318 ana 1919 was 3,190.
Plan Wholesale Purchase
According to reports to the Inter
state Commerce commission nnnfrt
cially summarized on August 30, the
rauroaas pian tne purchase or 1,800
TION IS A SER
SO SAYS FORMER SECRETARY
OF STATE ASSOCIATION IN
ADDRESS AT OMAHA
FORMER CASS CO.
MAN FOUND GUILTY
Jury in District Court in Pawnee
County Finds J. C. Wheeler Guilty
of Assault to Commit Rape
Omaha, Nov. 18. "Farming is
hard hit. Even the man farthest re
moved from the industry knows
Y. if V, :mkr.il1a Thn
llldl, 11 Iir- 1SJ1 t illl iliiutvin-. & in frnllt
present reverses in the business of '
The case of the state of Nebraska
against Joseph C. Wheeler which was
one trial in the district court at
Pawnee City for the greater part of
the week was closed on Thursday
when the case was submitted to the
jury and the jury after twelve hours
deliberation returned with a verdict
The case is the outgrowth of an
alleged assault on Mrs. Ludviska Bol-
farming are now affecting adversely
i : l .-.wl.t j
l'"rZ " nr"V " lenger. committed on the highway
J . ." ,.- , " . ... " " " 'A ' between the towns of Table Rock and
. - ?. , Pawnee City on May 13
auu i(uitn urtuiuv v ijt wt.t.-. m
fact, we are in the very midst of
These were the opening words of
ease has attracted a
reat deal of at-
J. V. Shorthill. former secretary of
the Nebraska Farmers Co-operative
Grain and Live Stock association
now in session. His subject was,
Vhet Shall We Do with Our Mar
ket?" He declared that there is "just one
line of procedure" possible now if
disaster is to be averted. That is, he
said, for every industry to realize
that every other industry Is being
affected by its own condition. "If
we go together we will walk safely,"
he said. "If we walk separately, we
will trip ourselves."
j tention in and near Table Rock.
' where the two parties of the suit
have been residing .the plaintiff being
employed in a hotel there while Mr.
Wheeler has been engaged in farm
ing near that place for the past three
Quite a number from this city and
vicinity were summoned in the case
by the defense to offer their testi
mony as to the character of Mr.
Wheeler in his home where he lias
resided for the greater part of his
In the absence of Judge Raper of
the first Judicial district the case was
presided over by Judge Stewart cf
ourselves. Lincoln and the case prosecuted bv
Farmer Entitled to bympathy U'ountv Attorney Barton of Pawnee
"It is high time," said Shorthill, countv and Mr. Wheeler defended by
"that somebody besides the farmer Matthew Gering of this citv.
begins to realize that the farmer's Xhe defendant will have the case
market is bad. The farmer is now appealed to the state supreme court
entitled to genuine sympathy. He it is anr.ounced in failing to secure
certainly is not deserving of. sneers." a new trial.
lie declared that there lias been. The sentence for the offence under
especially in the last year, an in- the statutes of Nebraska is from two
crease in the opposition of "business to fifteen years in the state peuite
interests" to the progress demanded tiary, under the inderterminate sen
and attempted by the agarian in- tence law.
terests. "This is not only a mistake." j
ne auueu, am it is iunuanieniaiiy
wrong. The farmer has the right to
journey as far as he chooses to sell
his product and to buy his supplies.
I do not suggest that the business in
terests should try to promote busi
ness ventures for the farmers. These
things are for the farmers to do
themselves. But business men can T'r.A xrrnr.Amer, Wall cen r.f Voro
CARMEN HAVE FINE
TIME LAST EVENING
lend their encouragement
the farmer to improve his business."
dorsement to every honest effort of
less. ' j
Shorthill advised the farmers to go
Delightful Gathering of Members
of Union and Families.
"further into business;" further in-
to live stock and the handling 'of
grain. While he would not suggest
"general mechandise" or similar en
terprises, he stated frankly that it
would probably be advisable for the
farmer to interest himself in some
side line though these, ef course,
should be as closely linked with
farming as possible.
Must Use Business Methods
Last evening the Modern Woodman
hall was the scene of a very delight
ful gathering when the members
the Carmens union, with their fami
lies spent the evening in a social
gathering. There was an exception
ally large number present at the
gathering and some two hundred and
fifty participated in the excellent pro
gram and dance that had been pre
pared ty the committee in charge,
"You'll not getTfar in marketing' In the earlier portion of the evening
by forming a great big organization Attorney A. I,. Tidd and Attorney C.
and expecting its size to carry you A. Rawls gave two very pleasing ad
through, but you can do wonders by dresses that were much enjoyed. The
the use of high class business meth- main portion of the evening was de
eds; you'll not get very far in se-. voted to dancing with the Eagle or
curing increased prices for your chest ra furnishing the music for
products by having the state do which the members tripped the mou
thing for vou, but you can carry sure of the various dances until a
your marketing system to the high-.late hour.
est point of perfection by doing these
things yourselves; you'll not get far
toward the establishment of a per-
One of the features of the evening
was the luncheon which the efficient
committee provided and if they had
nd everyone reports a fine
time. Karl Moore, president of the
union, presided at the gathering.
Will GIVE BOX SOCIAL.
locomotives this year at a cost of
more than $105,000,000.
In the program for utilization of
the $300,000,000 revolving loan fund
provided for In the transportation
act, there are loans to some thirty
two companies amounting to the
sum of $29,000,000 to enable them
to acquire 636 freight locomotives
and 277 switching locomotives, hav
ing a total value of approximately
Even if this is a maximum possible
program for increase of motive pow
er at this time, pending the avail
ability of new locomotives, the bul
letin concludes by saying there must
be more service obtained from the
locomotives on hand. To this end is
pledged the effort of every railroad
EARLY CHRISTMAS SHOPPERS
The early Christmas shopper can
find the latent Christmas novelties
cards, stationary and books at the
Journal office as well as a complete
line of the most attractive and hand
some Christmas -decorations that is
carried anywhere in the west.- Do
your shopping early and call at our
Christmas shop to make your selections.
REPORT OF THE CONDITION
PLATTSMOUTH STATE BANK
Of Plattsmouth, Nebr.
manent marketings organization by ' over-looked anything that might
joining with the consumers, but you j tempt the appetites of the members
can assure the permanence of your of the party it has not been reported
marketing organization by placing and when the honiegoing hour arrived
and keeping the ownership, the man-; it was agreed that the Carmen as
agement. the control and the financ-j entertainers were certainly all to the
ing 111 llie IlUIlUS Ul JUU ienuw n nu i K- uuu ttriiuuo iriwun
grow the grain.
"The question uppermost in your
minds Just now is how far you
should go in the marketing of your
wheat. I intend to speak now of
wheat only although what l say A box j.ocial aml pr0Kram wi!l be
will be applicable with variations to , th Factoryville school Tues-
other grains and in a limited way to d November 23rd.
live Diucn.. uuc puusc u. .... ltw lt(1 BESSIE LA RUE. Teacher.
is now aenniieiy senieu in my ihiuu.
You should go further.
Must Make Profit.
"It is necessary that you go fur
ther and it is necessary that you
make a success of the venture. It
is necessary not only on your own
account but on account of others as
well. You must go further and the
answer to the question how far will
be determined by the limit 'to which
economy and efficiency will make it
possible for you to go with profit.
"Outstanding leaders in the co-operative
marketing enterprises of the
country men who have had experi
ince in those lines have repeatedly
told you that the sure foundation for
co-operative marketing enterprise is
economic necessity. There must be
something for the co-operative con
cern to do that is not being done or
there must be an opportunity to do
something more efficiently than is
being done. In other words, there
must be an opportunity to increase
profits. So long as you find that op
portunity you are justified in going
ahead, and the only thing you need
to avoid is getting into something
that will cost you more than you
willwill get out of It. Go ahead with
your' wheat market as far and as
long as -you can make it pay."
Charter No. 7S6 In the Ktte of Ne
braska nt the close of business
on November 13, l'.fJO.
WILSON CABLES BRAZIL
ON REPUBLIC'S BIRTHDAY
Washington, D. C. Nov. 16. Pres
ident Wilson has cabled President
Pessoa of Brazil expressing "the
hearty felicitations of this govern
ment and people, and my own cor
dial congratulations as well on the
celebration of the anniveiwary of the
founding of your great republic.
"The secretary of state will soon
embark for Brazil on my behalf," the
message continued, "to return the
Bonds, spc-uritii's, judgments,
claims, ei, including nil
Hanking? house, furniture and
ti x t ii res
Other real estate
Current expenses, taxes and
interest paid 13.4riR.SR
Iue from National and State
Sliver, nickels and eents....
Capital stock paid in $ KO.OOft.OO
Surplus fund 10.00o.00
Undivided profits 2a.CC"5
Indivfdual deposits subject to
Demand certificates of de
posit Time certificates of deposit.
Cashier's checks outstanding
Due to National and State
Notes and hills rediscounted
Depositor's guaranty fund...
TOTAL $461. SIS. S7
State of Nebraska
County of Cass
I. II. A. Schneider. Cashier of the
above named, bank do hereby swear
that the abote statement Is a correct
welcome and grateful remembered i and true copy of the report vpiade to
TTit the State Bureau of Banking-;
visit of your excellency to the United
States of America last year, and will
convey in person my best wishes and
expression of my high regards."
If It is a -Bilious Attack
Take three of Chamberlains tab
lets and a quick recovery Is certain.
Ill A. SCIINRIOEB.
J. M. ROBERTS, Director.
J. 1. FALTER, Director.
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 18th day of November. 1920.
R. B. WINDHAM,
(Seal) Notary Public.
(My commission expires Oct. 19. 1921.)
SOLD IN PLATTSMOUTH BY
305-307 Main Street
(border's Old Stand)
PHONE NO. 33
" CELLENT BUILDING
New Christian Church at Weeping
Water Rearing Completion and
Will Be Dedicated Scon.
HEALTH OF PRESIDENT
BETTER SINCE ELECTION
The members of the Christian
church of Weeping Water, are well
pK-ased over the near.'ng completion
of tlnii- clinrcli building which has
been under construction for the past j
few months. The Mructure is one oi
modern design, and so arranged that
the best results are to be expected
from the use of tiie edifice for all the
work of the church and the auxiliar
ies. There are rooms for the meet
ing i-f the different organizations,
and f r the work of the biM? school.
The bible .school is in a healthy
condition and a contest which has
just been completed, showed a large
gain in members and interest for the
school. The contest was between the
rods and the blues, for points which
were arranged and the latter won.
This placed upon the reds an eve
ning's entertainment. A delightful
program was furnished and after
which a supper was furnished by the
defeated side. A large number of
ot members an dfriends of the church
were in attendance at the entertain
ment which was held in the" I. O. O. F.
hall last Thursday evening.
SCOTLAND YARD TO
Britain Interested in Movements of
Yank Who Made Big
London. Nov. IS. The American
embassy here was notified today that
Washington D. Vanderlip, California
oil and mining engineer who recently
was in Moscow, will be closely ques
tioned by the intelligence department
of Scotland Yard on his arrival in
London if the present plans of the
police are carried out. The notifi
cation was given as a matter of cour
tesy, and is not given in like cases of
The interrogation will not neces
sarily be made with the view of tak
ing action against Mr. Vanderlip's
presence in England, it was said, but
with the intention of ascertaining
exactly what his activities have been
in Russia in view of the many con
flicting reports published In London.
Such interrogation, it was pointed
out. would be in conformity with the
recently adopted attitude of the Bri
tish government of discouraging trav
el between Russia and England. '
Mr. Vanderlip was in Stockholm
up to a few days ago. He recently
returned from Moscow and gave out
a statement asserting that he had se
cured a concession of 400.000 square
miles of land in Siberia, for a syndi
cate of Americans.
DR. H. G. LEOPOLD
f Coates Blk. Phone 208 J
Washington. D. C, Nov. 18. Pres
ident Wilson's health was said today
by White house officials to show im
provement since the election, and the
consequent removal of the anxiety
shown by the president over the de
cision of the electorate.
Despite the cold weather, Mr. Wi
son spends some time each day on
the south portico of the White hotmt.
lie also i devoting much time to
public business and to the prepara
tion of his annual message to congress.
GREEK MINISTER TO
UNITED STATES RESIGNS
Washington. D. C. Nov. IS. M.
Tsmados. minister resident and coun
sellor, and Kimon Colles. first secre
tary of the Greek legation here, an
nounced today that they had sub
mitted their resignations as a result
of the Greek elections in which the
Venizelos government was defeated.
Minister Tsmados and Secretary
Colles said they would leave early
next month for Rome by way of
George Dracopoulo, second secre
tary of the legation, will act as
charge d'affairs, pending appoint
ment of a new minister.
BAKER TO INVESTIGATE
LF VETERANS NEGLECTED
Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 18. Sec
retary of War Baker, who was in
Philadelphia today attending the con
vention of the National Consumers'
league, said he would order an In
vestigation a.s to whether wounded
world war veterans are being neg
!ect3 In government hospitals. Fred
erick W. Galbrait;". national com
mander of the Amerin Legion, was
quoted here yesterday as having said
wounded soldiers were neglected in
A car load of live poultry to be de
livered at poultry car near Burling
ton Freight House on Wednesday.
November 24, one day only, for
which we will pay in cash.
Hens, per lb 1Sc
Springs, per lb 18c
Ducks, per lb 20c
Geese, per lb 20c
Old Cox. per lb 12c
Turkeys, per lb 23c
Remember the date. We will be
on hand rain or shine and take In all
poultry offered for sale.
W. E. KEENEY.
Stop! Look! Let me give you an estimate on re
painting your car.
THOS. L. (11 ILL I ER,
6th and Pearl Street, Plattsmouth, Neb.
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