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THTJKSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1920.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL
Albert Willis is reported as being
on the sick list for the past few days.
T. H. Pollock of Plattsmouth,' was
a business visitor in Union last Mon
day. Herman Fahlander attended he
farmers meeting at Weeping Water
Mont Robb is in the west at this
time looking after business for the
Haynes Grain company.
G. W. Cheney, who has been on
the sick list for some time is now
out again and feeling much better.
Mifs Ruth Roddy was a visitor lr
Omaha last week, where she went to
consult a specialist regarding the
condition of her health.
Miss Mary E. Foster who is mak
ing her home in Omaha, was a vis
itor in Union as a guest at the home
of her parents last Sunday.
Mr. "Bud" Willis and sister. Miss
laura, were visiting and looking af
ter some business matters at Ne
braska City last Saturday afternoon.
A. H. Austin, who has been rather
on the sick list for a number of
weeks is mending rapidly, but has
not been able to return to work as
Miss Ora Clarke was a visitor at
home for over Sunday, returning
early Monday morning to bet, studies
at the conservatory of music in Lin
coln. Thomas Jamison of Lincoln, was a
visitor in Union for the day last
Monday, having some business mat
ters to look after here for a short
The picture show is now only
operating on Saturday evenings, hav
ing cut out the Wednesday evening
Fhow. They are having good crowds
for the one show.
Earl Wolfe was a visitor at Weep
ing Water last Monday, where he
was in attendance at the farmers
convention, which was meeting
there on that date.
Herbert LaRue and Miss Eula
Frans. and Leslie Everett and Miss
Viola Willis were attending the
"Katzenjimmer Kids" play at Ne
braska City last week.
Mesdames O. W. Kinney, W. A.
Taylor and John Lidgett, were visit
ing with friends and looking after
some business matters at Nebraska
City last Wednesday afternoon.
J. C. Niday and Lee Farris were
attending the meeting of the Farm
er's TlurofiM Federation meeting at
Weeping Water last Monday, driving
over in the morning in their car.
E. W. Keedy and wife were visit
ing in Omaha for the day yesterday,
returning home last evening, hav
ing had a very enjoyable time, stop
ping at Plattsmouth for a short
The coming Sunday there will not
be any services at the Methodist
church with the exception of the
Bible school in the morning and
the Young People's meeting in the
W. H. Porter was looking after the
matters at the Farmer's Elevator last
Monday, while Mr. L. G. Todd, the
manager of the elevator was attend
Yours for Best Service !
The Reo truck is built for service, being sturdy,
powerful, and having the action necessary for the dis
patch of business. Come in and we will be pleased to
demonstrate the wagon to you.
We also handle Reo cars, Goodyear cord tires, Ac
cessories of all kinds and Ford Repairs.
The Willis, Garage,
Why Banks Open Late
and Close Early
There is a prevailing notion because
banks open late in the .morning and close
early in the afternoon that the hours of
the banker are short.
But remember that the banker cannot
make entries upon his books, cannot at
tend to collections, cannot sort his checks,
count his cash or attend to his correspon
dence while he is waiting on his customers.
All this needs to be done before the bank
opens in the morning or after it closes at
night. The banker must balance his books
The average number of hours work by.
bank employes throughout America is
perhaps as great as those of any other
In the rendering of service to the peo
xple of this community, the officers of this
bank do not watch the clock. We are
working for the best interests of the com
munity and its citizens the full quota of
hours every day.
Haimk Off OJJTntolnl
UNION - NEBRASKA
Prepared Exclusively for The Journal.
ing the meeting of the farmers at
Miss Leatha Porter, who has been
visiting for the past week at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Cop
enhaver, near Wyoming, returned
home last Sunday and will take up
her studies in school again.
W. H. Porter, who has been work
ing in the construction of some hog i
houses at the home of E. L. Schu
maker for the past week, was com
pelled to stop work for a while last
Monday on account of the snow
Joseph Liggett, who has been very
poorly for the past three weeks, is
reported as being somewhat improv
ed the first of the week. It is the
wish of his many friends that he
may continue to grow better and
soon have his normal health.
The bridge gang, which have been
constructing the bridge across the
Weeping Water creek a few miles
northeast of Union, and which is, by
the way, an excellent piece of work,
were compelled to lay off from their
work last Monday on account of the
Rev. and Mrs. W. A. Taylor were
at Wabash last Sunday, where the
Rev. Taylor preached two very inter
esting sermons, and where there was
a large crowd to enjoy the services.
They also were at the Bible school
in the morning. They returned
home last evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Derwood Lynde were
visitors at the home of the parents
of the latter. Col. L. Hall of Nebras
ka City for over Sunday, and on
their return Monday morning. Miss
Dorothy Hall, sister of Mrs. Lynde.
accompanied them home and will
visit for a few days.
At a meeting of the board of di
rectors of the Farmer's Mercantile
company of Union a few days ago,
they considered a number of things,
and among others, that of reducing
the running expense of the business,
the plans for which will be put in
operation in the near future..
Eight Had Birthdays Sunday.
How such a coincidence could
could have happened in so small a
town as Union that that many should
have happened to have birthdays on
the same day is a wonder, but it is
said that they were all happy on the
return of their natal day. Wheth
er the happiness came from the
birthday or from some other source,
many are wondering.
Five and Fifty Years. t
Engineered by his daughter, Mrs.
Charles Hoback. a complete surprise
was pulled off on the Rev. W. A.
Taylor last Saturday, and a general
good time was had at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Taylor on the eve
ning preceding his fifty-fifth birth
day. There were there to enjoy the
bountiful supper, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Hoback and little daughter.
Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Taylor and their
son Harold. W. L. Hoback and
daughters. Misses Lelia and Hattie,
and Rev. and Mrs. W. A. Taylor.
Would Like the Money.
Just at this time there is an ur
gent demand for payment of invoic
es, and the end of the year coming
we are having to make payment for
goods which we have received, and
in many cases sold, and as we have
been very lenient with .those owing
accounts, we think it only proper
and right that they should call and
settle the accounts which we are
carrying. We are thanking you for
your prompt attention to the ac
counts. At the same time we say,
we are now underselling other towns
and will save you money. We will
have another message for yu next
week. The store for service.
A. L. BECKER.
" It Was a Sweet Evening.
That is the young people of I'n
ion had a taffy pull, and if that is
not a sweet job, we are no judge
The event was pulled off at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. George Everett
as well as the taffy pulled there last
Friday evening. The young folks
know how to have a splendid time
as well as make-the best taffy. Those
present were Misses Winona Dysart,
Laura Willis, Viola Willis. Messrs
Leslie and John Everett, Bert and
Bud 'Willis, John, Ray and Roy
Enjoy Pleasant Evening.'
Just themselves and no one else,
the members of the W. L. T. club
of the Union young ladies met at
the home of Mrs. Vesta Clarke,
where they had a most delightful
time. The young ladies had a most
enjoyable evening as they met to
gether to look after the business mat
ters of the club, and also to obtain
some of the pleasure of the social
tide of life. They, of course, had
some eats and as they are all adept
cooks they well knew how to prepare
and enjoy the delightful things
to eat which they provided.
Sure Doing Good Work.
The Royal Neighbors of America,
the ladies of the Modern Woodmen
of America, are workers that ac
complish, even if they do notcut
wood. They have been energetical
ly adding to their roll of member
ship, and at a meeting last Satur
day evening were able to instruct a
class of fifteen in the mysteries tof
woodcraft as exemplified by the Roy
al Neighbors. They will have an
other meeting in the near future
and another class as well. They
have the habit of having. a banquet
at the conclusion of their meetings
and did not miss it at the last meet
Entertained Ladies Aid.
Mrs. Charles Garrison, at her
beautiful home northeast of Union
last Thursday afternoon, entertained
the members -and friends of the La
dies Aid society of the Baptist
church at which time a most splend
id and enjoyable program was pre
sented by the ladies of the society
and a most pleasant afternoon ws
had by all who were in attendance
A most enjoyable luncheon was had
during the afternoon and from the
work of the ladies a neat sum was
Tealized by the society for the use
of the church work.
The board of the Baptist church
have arranged for a supply minister
for the church at Union until such
time as they are able to secure a
regular minister. They have secured
the service of Rev. M. R. Gaston of
, Lincoln, who delivered the first ser
I mon last Sunday and which was con
tsidered as being most able. The ser
vice will be during the morning, and
not in the evening.
Meets a Road Hoe.
Last Sunday, A. L. Becker was
a visitor at the home of his mother.
Mrs. Lavina Becker at Milford for a
short time and on his return ' caaie
through Lincoln following the "O '
rtreet road from their to Union
While coming home just after it nad
turned dark, he met another car
some two miles this side of Elm-.
wood, and the other man having an
unusually large car, would not give
any part of the road and Mr. Becker
was not able to get his car entirely
out of the way and the other car
struck the hub cap of his front wheel,
tearing it off and breaking the steer
ing gear of his car, which caused it
to run into the ditch. Mr. Beckei
then telephoned for one of the boys
to come alter nim and in the mean
time had the car pulled out of the
ditch and placed in the barn yard, of
a neighbor. Mr. Becker, with many
another man, does not have a very
high opinion of a "road hog." They
will go after the disabled car in a
Had to Stop Shelling;.
,H. H. Becker began the job of
; sneinng corn for Charles Reeves last
, Monday and was getting along nice
; ly until the snow set in and made
jboth the shelling and delivering of
jthe grain a very nasty job, so the
work had to be abandoned for the
, time being.
W. B. Banning, who. is intensely
interested in the Federated Farm Bu
reau, and County Commissioner C.
F. Harris, were in attendance at
the meeting which was held at Weep
ing Water to effect an organization,
in order that the farmer could have
a fair show in the distribution of
wealth and especially which he is
the main spoke in the wheel in cre
ation, that which comes from the soil
on the farm.
Will Open Restaurant.
A. Creamer, who hails front the
sunny southland, and has been mak-
ing his home at the . Missouri'-Pacific
station for some time past, be
ing connected with the railway as
an employe, has resigned his" posi
tion and rented the Davis house on
Main street, which has but recently
been vacated by the telephone com
pany, they returning to the rooms
in I he Woodman building. Mr.
Creamer expects to engage in the res
taurant business in the near future
and will have the new eating house
denominated the "Busy Bee" eating
house. He will expect to be ready
for business by the first of the week.
Will Hold Bazaar Saturday.
The ladies of the Methodist church
have completed their arrangements
for holding a bazaar at the Farmer's
store next Saturday, when they will
have a number of booths at that place
of business for the sale of their wares
which will consist of fancy work,
baked goods and such things as will
be a splendid aid in the preparing
of the Sunday dinner. The ladies
will appreciate your patronage as
well as any contribution to the
cause, as this is all church work and
you can well afford to give them
Had a Splendid Time Sunday.
In the absence of a minister, the
ladies of the Woman's Christian Tem
perance Union, occupied the hour for
evening worship at the Methodist
church last Sundaj giving a most
enjoyable as well as interesting and
instructive exercise. The evening
consisted of a number of musical
numhers. among which were solos
and quartettes, that gripped the au
dience as being excellent. Miss Bes
sie LaRue was especially gracious in
a solo which she rendered, while.
Miss Gussie Robb, Miss Nettie Mc
Carroll both of the faculty of the
Union schools. Superintendent C. E.
Segeryn. and Mr. Ray Frans, gave a
few numbers as a quartette which
wer? most pleasing. Rev. Fletcher
gave an address which appealed to
the hearers in a most pleasant way,
while Mrs. Nettie Stanton in a
reading, entirely captivated the au
dience by her almost perfect ren
dition of a most pleasing number.
The audience was especially well
pleased with the entire program.
Had Pleasant Afternoon.
Th,e members of the Woman's
Christian Temperance Union held
their regular meeting at the home
of Mrs. Barbara Taylor and her
daughter. Miss Elsie, last Tuesday,
when Mrs. Nettie Stanton was the
leader. The program was one of
much interest and was enjoyed by
a large number of the ladies of the
society. The afternoon's enjoyment
was heightened by the serving of a
delightful luncheon by the hostes
ses. Auxiliary Enjoys Pleasant Meet
Mrs. Rose Kendall entertained at
her home last Thursday, the mem
bers of the Episcopal Auxiliary,
when they met to look after some
business matters of the society and.
for the enjoyment of a pleasant af
ternoon. Mrs. Kendall and daugh
ters are adepts in entertaining and
to say the afternoon was one worth
while would only be telling a por
tion of the story. The afternoon
was one indeed of great pleasure to
the ladies in attendance and the
delightful luncheon was enjoyed by
A health' man is a king in his
own right; an unhealthy man an un
happy slave. For impure blood and
slueeish liver use Burdock Blood
Bitters. On the market 35 years.
$1.25 a bottle.
You Can Eat!
We are carrying
and Canned Goods!
Also Working Clo.hes and
Boots and Shoes!
We will have Fresh Meat from
this date on.
Bring in Your Fresh Produce
R. D. STINE,
UNION -:- -: NEBRASKA
Are you prepared for the winter? If not better
get busy. Storms are coming and no doubt plenty of
ice and snow.
The stock need good, warm "shelter, the imple
ments should be put in out of the weather, and perhaps
the house needs some repairs, or a storm door, or some
storm windows. . -
How about the "Coal Bin?" Fill it up before the
roads are blocked and the temperature goes to about
forty below. ,
We strive to serve you to your own satisfaction,
both in quality and price.
We appreciate your patronage.
(Continued From Pdge 6)
Met With Great Success.
The bazaar of the Christian church
which the ladies aid of that church
held at their parlors last Saturday,
was a success far beyond their most
ardent expectations. They had
worked hard and had reason to be
lieve that they would succeed, but
were not expecting that they would
meet with . the abundant success
which came to them. They sold
most everything which they had in
stock and fed the hungry people. It
is asserted by one of the men mem
bers of the church that they received
(258.29 and had six doughnuts left
over and everybody satisfied, no one
going away hungry. It is a sure
thing that the ladies always do
things not by halves but complete
ly when they go after a proposition.
Murray School Notes.
Loreue Derm in was absent from
The school practiced a fire drill
Sickness compelled Lester Long to
miss school last week.
Marie Puis was a visitor at Hazel
Davis' Saturday evening.
Mable Howard visited Blanche
Scotten Tuesday afternoon.
Kenneth Ferris was a visitor at
the home of Carl Dietl Sunday.
Carl Dietl was absent from school
Monday on account of sickness.
Leora Farls was a visitor in
Plattsmouth Saturday morning.
Charles Howard visited over night
Thursday with Lester Gansmer.
Clara Mrasek was a visitor in
Plattsmouth Saturday afternoon.
Leon Gansemer visited with Ed
ward Howard Thursday evening.
Freda Ulrish was a visitor at the
home of Margaret Dietl, Sunday.
Muriel and Hazel Wickham visit
ed Hazel Davis Sunday afternoon.
Clell Gansmer was a visitor at the ;
heme of "Harry Puis, Sunday evening, j
Nita Cook was a visitor at the home
of Florence Wickham Sunday night.
Mabel Howard was a visitor in
Plattsmouth over Saturday and Sun
Marie Puis was a visitor at the
home of Hazle Davis Saturday eve
ning. Esther Puis was absent from
school Friday on account of sick
ness. Lester Gansmer 6pent Friday night
and all day Saturday with Charies
Blanche Scotten was absnt from
school Friday and Monday on account
Claire Ferris was a visitor at the
home of Glenn Edminsten, Saturday
Miss Sans' room is planning u short
program, for Friday afternoon, De
Lester Gansmer and Charles Bar-
krows were visitors at Plattsmouth
Muriel and Hazel Wickham were
visitors at the home of Elsie Puis
William Mrasek spent Saturday
right and Sua.lay at the bora? f
Helen and Rose Reed. Leora Faris,
and Hazle Davis visited Grace Long
Hazel Wickham will go o Xe
1 raska Citv. Tuesday to have hei yes
tested. She will be accompanied by
her sister. Florence.
Gretchen Warner of Plattsmouth,
visited with Matel Howard Tuesday
and Thursday evening.
Marie Puis hcu Hazel Davis were
! visitors at the home of Murriel Wick
i ham Saturday evening.
Florence Wickham and Marie Puis
were visitors at the home of Nita
Cock Sunday afternoon.
Bonnie and Bessie Copenhaver
were visitors at the home of Leora
Faris over the week end. -
Hazel Wickliam returned to
school Monday after being absent
several days on recount of sickness
The grammar room and the high
school are going to have a Christmas
pcrty at the school house Friday
afternoon, December 24th.
Rhode Island Red cockrels at $3
each. From the Nebr. University
farm, egg laying stock. Phone 204,
MRS. H. L. GAYER.
13-2d, 2w Plattsmouth, Neb
Your Christmas cards are now
ready for you at the Journal office.
Not a battery
store but a bat'
tery Service Station
a Lively Interest in
your Battery Troubles
UNLESS you know how to use your battery
intelligently under all conditions, you'll
be unable to get maximum results from it. If
you'll bring it to us, we'll take a lively interest
in it advising you expertly or repairing it riht
and guaranteeing 8 months more snappy bat
Our USL Golden Rule Service lays stress on
the prevention of battery trouble, as well. We
offer you the co-operation ot our experts to this
end. If you believe in sound battery methods,
drive around and see us.
Your battery can be
repair it unless it can be done more economically
than selling you a new USL.
L. F. TERRYBERRY GARAGE
Thoroughbred Poland Cfiina boars.
4t sw. S. RAY SMITH, Plattsmouth.
Worth nhveips renrt. weaken the
bowels, .will J'd to chronic consti-
A More Careful Selection!
This year, on account of the existing conditions,
calls for a more careful selection of the Christmas
Something which subserves usefulness, beauty
and service as well as being a token of that goodly feel
ing is embraced in our stock of rockers, a rug, a chair
for mother or one of those cedar chests, fprsnteircr
some one else's sister. Any of these would make an
excellent gift and last through the years. Come, see us,
We have something just right for every member of
You Can Save Money
BY COMING TO OUR STORE
For Groceries, Husking Gloves and Mitts, Salt and
General Hardware. Now is the time to do that Painiing.
DO NOT LET WINTER CATCH YOU
OUT Or; COAL
We have it now. Better take advantage of the oppor
tunity. You know what it may mean to be without.
A GOOD STOCK OF BOOTS AND SHOES
Our Store Will Save YOU Money
LINCOLN COUNTY, COLORADQ 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.
CHAS. BOWDiSH, ,
Box No. 11
Drs. Mach & MacKi, The Dentists
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