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THUIISEAY. BECIMBEE 23. 1920,
PIATTSHOUTH SEU3-WTEEIY JOUP.EAL
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, UNION - - NEBRASKA
manner adn will make an excellent
salesman for Mr. Carraher.
W. II. Porter, who Is a real true
scout, last Monday secured an ever
green tree ami took It to the school
building-, where it could be used as
a Christmas tree during the exer
cises on Friday afternoon of this
week. The tree was placed in tn
room in which Miss Nettie McCarrol
A letter was received from Mrs.
Dean Austin, who i visiting in thr
south at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Parmeley Applegate and bus
band. Mrs. Austin says that thing
are nice dawn there and the weathe
warm like summer. The young pec
pie like living in the south, a als
does Mrs. Austin.
Someone driving a Ford wher
their 'lights went out near the hom'
of Winfield Swan, were unable U
keep their car in the road and thr
animal headed for the nearby field
but encountered a hedge post on it
way, with the result that the m
chine had to be it-paired a gre
Hel before they could proceed tr
Arthur (Bud) Lindsay, who is em
.ployed with the Willis Garage, ha'
made the purchase of the restauran
which has been owned and operate''
by Mr. Orville McQuinn. and wP
conduct the same. He has secure'
the assistance of Jack Austin, wh
ia assisting in the conduct of tr
place. Mr. McQuinn will expect
engage in farming during the cor
ing season a"d i expecting to secur
a place Immediately.
Wants a Han..'
. W. B. Banning, the superintend
Rav Becker was marketing hogs ' D. B. Lynde of Union, visited at the eit of the Union Mutual Telephon'
m Vphmckn Pitv lat Monday with I home of Mr. and Mrs. Lvnde over the comoanv. is In need OI
Robert Willis delivered a new Reo
truck to John McCarthy at his farm
near Wyoming last Saturday.
Mrs. Mable Reynolds was kept
from her work at the Farmers Union
store lart week on account of illness.
Sheriff C. D. Quimon was looking
after some busine?s matters in Union
last Friday, driving down in his car.
Lemiel Barrett is spending some
two weeks at home, it being the va
cation time at the Mate university.
Mrs. Abby Barker cf Denver, ar
rived in Union last Monday and if
visiting at the home of her sister.
Mrs. W. A. Taylor.
week end and returned to their home and is welling to make a good cor
last Monday morning. tract for a year with some one whor
A party of people driving a car he can depend upon.
from Iowa last Monday afternoon.
overturned into a ditch just south oi Bridge Restored.
the corner east of Union, breaking The briJge over the Weeping Wa
the windshield, but not doing any lor hest of Union, whic".
personal damage to the occupants.
Elmer B. Chapman drove to Lin
Tin last week and returned with
his daughter Miss Ellen, who is at
tending the state university at that
place and who comes home to re
main during the mid-winter vaca
tion. A few Plattsmouth young people
were in the dit;h near Wyoming
was carried away by a flood som
five years ago, was restored during
the past two weeks and placed s jm
three feet higher, the piers whic
remained being added to for the pu
pese. The grading was complete
last Saturday and the bridge is no
ready for service.
A. H. Austin, who has been home last Saturday morning before day,
for some time, but not yet able to j as a result of lack of nerves, occas
work. was reported last Monday as i ioned from too much stimulant.
not feeling as well as common
H. II. Becker ?hel!ed corn for Geo.
I T ill last Tuesday, which was deliv
ered to the elevator in Union.
Robert Willis nnd wife and their
daughter were visiting lan Monday
efternorn. as well as doirg some
fh-pnlre between ircirs.
Mr. Ray Frans and Miss Evla
FraTis spent lat Fridav in Omahi
locking alter some Chrl?tmas shop
ping and aln mended a show.
Earl Merritt and wife ppent Sun
day at the home of friend in Platts
mouth last Saturday and Sunday, re
turning borne Morday morning.
Miss Mary Becker was a visitor
with friends and attended the the
ater at Omaha last Friday, return
ing home cn the evening train.
be pulled out by the
Mrs. Rhuemin Badly Scalded.
Last Thursday when Mrs. Hem
Rhueman was in the act of takin
a teakettle from the stove rilled wit
boiling water, the kettle caugb
throwing the water over her perse
and had to
The Rev. W. A. Tavlor was called
to Weeping Wtaer last Monday to and burning her very severely. T
officiate at the funeral of Mr. John clothing catching the boiling wat
Carter, who was killed while hand- made the burns worse. Since recei
V.-g some cattle in the - west. He
"i lived in Colorado for the past
O. W. Flrney and family, who have
been stiying at Union during the
time while Mr. Finney has been
workirg on the bridge over the Weep
ing Water creek southeast of Union,
'-ettirred to their home In Auburn
on the completion of the structure.
The Baptist Ladies Aid society,
-M-h recently g"ve a bazaar and
c-.iT,or t M. W. A. hall, were
very successful in their endeavor.
ing treatment, the lady is progress
as well as could be expected, but
still suffering greatly from the z
Floyd Saxton shelled his corn last realizing some $324 from the enter
prise. They are well pleased with
the kindnesses of the public in the
Mrs. Mag Smith of Portland, Ore
eon, arrived in Union last Saturday,
tm1 visited until last Tuesday at the
home of her cousin. Mrs. J. D. Cros
and husband, then departed for Peo
ria. 111., where she will make an ex
tended visit with relatives and
Messrs. Kemper Fran9 a"
La Rue, who have been employed in
the Burlington shops at Plattsmouth
during the fall and early winter.
Friday delivering the same to the
elevator of McCarthy and Sturm,
leceiving fifty cents per bushel for
The Methodist ladies at the bazaar
which they cave last vev. - e- -n-n'l
efforts for the benefit of the church,
they realizing something about fSS
for their enterprise.
Harry Todd of Murray was a vis
itor in Union l ist Monday afternoon
for a short time, visiting with his
brother L. G. Todd, and departed on
the evening train for Lincoln.
C. B. Lvnde of Fort Smith. Arkan-
Jlissionary Society Meet.
The Woman's Home Missionary s
cietv of the Methodist church, m
with Mrs. L. G. Todd last Thursd:
and looked after the business affai
of the society and transacted 6on
other matters, having a very pleas
ing program, Mrs. Lee Farris bein
the leader of the afternoon. Fc'.
lowing the conclusion of the busl
ness and the program, the ladies e:
jcyed a very pleasant season cf
ciahility, which was greatly en
hanced by the serving of a deligl
ful luncheon, served by the accon
vl'shed and charming hostess, M
The Christmas Spirit.
The Christmas spirit will be ej
omn'ificd bv the church in Union f
Christmas eve. when at both the
Methodist and the Baptist churche
there will be a very entertaining a"
fas, and wife, were visiting in Union were among those layed off t delightful program and a Christina
for the week and were the guens at "me of the ten per cent reduction tree, including treats tor all wno a
the homes of M. Lynde. L. R. Upton in the working force of the Bur- tend.
and D. B. Lynde and families. lington road.
D. C. LaRue, the blacksmith, ac- Miss Dovey Barkhurst. who U a
companied by his family, were viit- saleswoman at Denver, where she
ing and looking after seme business has been for some time past, and
matters at Omaha last Saturday, driv- eiHovs a very lucuratlve position,
ing up to the metropolis in their arrived home last Friday jnd Is vis
iting for the holidays at the borne of
her parents. J. M. Barkhurst and
wife northeast of town.
John Becker was collecting cattle
last Monday, which has father ha1
purchased, and getting them ready
for shipment, and on Tuesday they
were shipped to the South Omaha
Luther J. Hall and wife of Nebras
ka City, being the parents of Mrs.
Meets With Serious Accident.
While Hurbert Roddy was comin
to town last Friday in his car. ht
hit a rough place which placed hi
car beyond control and before h
could get control of the machine, it
had landed in the ditch beside the
t-upene .oaay nas succeeaeu jo- man underneath. Hurbert was con
siderably injured, having his colla
bone broken, and bruised up cor
seph Thomas as the salecman in the
Union market during the vacation
i . m
wmcu re gets irom scnooi nicn ue siderable. The car was somewhat
is attenaing in umana. wr. kouuj damaged, the windshield being en
ian.es uoiu ui me wuro. m iub prupi-r tirely demolished
A Merry Christmas
We wish to extend to one and
all the Season's Greetings.
Through the kind patronage of
our friends it has been possible for
us to enjoy a very profitable year's
business, and We take this oppor
tunity to express our sincere thanks
for the same.
May the Christmas of 1920 find
you all peaceful, happy and pros
perous, and may Old Santa fill your
stockings to the top with blessings
for 1921. -
Yours for a Merry Xmas.
Union. Wins the Prize.
At the county meeting of the Roy
al Neighbors of America, which wa
held in Weeping Water last Thurs
day evening and Friday, in which
many towns were tepresented, th
lodge from Union won the five dol
lar cash prize which was offered fo
the largest class going into the or
der. Union had eome eighteen in
their class which exceeded that of
any other town. The team of Weep
irg Water, assistsed by the supreme
omcers who are located at Rock Is
land, put on the exemplified work
In the drills, the team from Manley
took the prizes as being the be
drilled team to be in attendance.
Those who were nrsn TT-
ion at the meeting were Mesdames
fanes Nelson, Carl Swan, Oliver
Easter, Ivan Balfour, Henrv m-st
roll. Wayne Propst. John Sheffield.
Matt McQuinn, L. F. Fitch and E-r
Merritt, John x Armstrong; Misses
Margaret Swan, Deloras and Winona
Dysart. and Eula Frans. After the
conclusion of the work sociabil
ity reigned supreme, the ladles of
the order at Weeping Water enter-
Union Loses Good Citizens.
By a change of business, eulmln-
iting near the urst oi the year,
Messrs Fred and Glen Kline have
esigned their positions with the Un
on Mutual Telephone company, and
leparted last Friday for Clinton. Ia..
vhere they will make their home
Mr. Fred Kline has accepted a po
ition as traveling salesman for r
'hlcago electrical house, while Gler
vjll accpt a position as electriciar
t Clinton. Tne young men nave
doaied themselves by their cleaveT
vavs to the citizens of Union, whr
vere loath to fiee them depart.
Spending Vacation Here.
Harry Graves and wife, the formeT
son of Attorney C. I Graven, and
ve latter a daughter of Mr. anc1
rs. W. II. Marks, arrived in Unior
st Saturday for a weks visit dur
ng the vacation which the houa"
-r which Harry works has giver
'm at the end of the year. M"
nd Mrs. Graves will visit with th'
riends of their childhood, durin'
Se week and with friends In othe.
earby places, and will return v
veir home at Central City after thr
olidays. where Mr. Graves will tak"
n his work again for the M. F
vafer company of Omaha, with
-hom he works.
Returns Home From West.
. Mrs. Lou Comer, who bas beer
'iting in the wt-st for some time
st. returned home last Saturda
riving visited at Riverton. Wyo.
Uh her nephew and niece, Mr. an
T"s. Taylor Buck and their littV
ughter and enjoying the time very
'easantly in the west. On her re-
rn she stopped for a visit at th
"me of Mr. and Mrs. Foster Buc1
Casper, and also visited at thf
me of a cousin at Council Bluft'c
im last Thursday until Saturday
all. having a most enjoyable time
't. Union looked pretty good to he'
"ter all the sights in the west.
Mother Very 111.
Mas. Herman Comer received P
-essage a 6hort time ago telling o
e very seriousness illness of her
'"Hher. who makes her iome at
"kconville. Mo. Mrs. Comer ha--ed
to the bedside of her mothf
rarting last Thursday evening
e will remain until her mother has
"covered, and assist in her care.
Here for the Holidays.
Clyde B. 'Lynde and wife of Fort
orth. Texas, Dean R. Lynde and
'fe of Kansas City. C. W. Mclntire
id wife of Bethany, and F. D.
iebufghouse and family of Eern,
nsas, are visiting at the homes of
. Lynde, and son Derwood Lynde
r the holidays. They are well
own here and while here will visit
'h other relatives and friends and
11 have a most enpoyable time dur-
Young Feople Reorganise.
The young people of the Baptist
urch held a meeting Sunday mgnt
d reorganized the B. Y. P. L
aetings of this worthy society have
-?n susoended for some time, but
th the election of new officers a
lendid effort is being made to make
is a strong organization. Meetings
II be held every Sunday evening
seven o'clock and everyone, j-oung
id old, is cordially invited to at
-d. On December 26, Mr. Ray
ans will have charge of the lesson
d a special program ia being pre
red for the occasion. Come and
irg some one with you and enjoy
e fellowship of your friends and
Mable Harris was chosen presl
nt. Lydia Clark, secretary and trea
-er. Ula Frans, pianoist.
Union School Notes.
Miss McCarroll'e room.
The 1st and 2nd grades have been,
ry busy making dolls and suitcases
hich were sent to the hospital
We, as well as the other grade
oms, have all our Christmas decor
'.ions aup and our rooms are very at
ractive in their new garb.
Miss Peters' room.
Louise Clarke has been .out of
hool this week.
The 4th grade has been making
'rlstmaB booklets this week that
re now on display in our room.
Miss Sackley's room.
The 2nd primary and intermediate
niDils are preparing a Christmas
rogram which will consist of short
ilavs. songs and readings. All th
ratrons are cordially invited.
High school notes
The seniors have elected as thei
resident, Marie Frans, who will fill
he vacancy left by Elva Taylor's ab
ence. They have ordered samples
or their class pins and are busy
ying to decide on the most artist!
The senior girls who took th
'eachers examinations some time ago
received their grades laBt week.
GREETINGS TO OTJR FRIENDS.
HAS SMALL FIRE.
'rom Wednesday's Dally.
During the noon hour the fire de
artment wa called out on an alarm
urned in from the T. H. Pollock
;arage, where a small oil stov?
aused all the excitement and trou
ble. The stovo had become over
heated and as the result the content
f the oil tank became afire and
aused more or less excitement for a
ew minutes, but was estingui
efore the arrival of the chemical
ruck and with practically no los-.
ave the fright occasioned the em
loyes of the garage.
RETURNS FROM HOSPITAL
" Eugene Maurer, who has been at
he St. Joseph hospital in Omaha, re-
overing from an operation for appen-
icitis, has returned home to this city
nd feeling much improved. Eu
ene had a Fplendld record at the
ospital having been there only eight
ijs aitogetner ana was anie 10 su
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,
Olto Sochor of McCook. wlu has
been here visiting with his parents.
tp on the third day following the Mr. and Mrs. James Sochor. dt part-
peration and has continued to show ed this afternoon lor umana. wiieix
mprovement since that time. I lis
tost of friends are pleased to see
im back home and trust that his
Deration has been entirely success-ul.
SUFFERING FROM PNEUMONIA
A. L. Connors, residing in the
outh portion of the city is confined
o his home at present suffering from
n attack of pneumonia with which
e was taken down yesterday. , His
ase is not thought to be severe and
is family and friends are hopeful
hat be may soon be up and around.
he will visit for a few hours, lie
Would Like the Money.
.Tut a this time there U an ur
gent iti:iand for payment of invoic
es, and the eiiJ of the year coming
we are having to make payment for
was accompanied by his brother, Ku- , goods which we have received, and
gene, as far as Omaha
in manv ease sold, and an we hae
For any itching skin trouble, piles,
eczema, salt rheum, hives, itch, scald
head, herpes, scabies. Doan's Oint
ment is highly recommended. COc a
box, at all stores.
Telephone lineman. Must under-tqrid-
work and furnish references.
Write or call Union Mutual Telephone
mpany, Union Neb.
4td. W. B. BANNING, Mgr.
KENOSHA BOX SOCIAL
There will be a Christmas program
nd box social at the Kenosha school.
Hstrict No. 8. on Thursday. Decem-
Ladies brine boxes.
LEORA KAUFMAN, teacher.
been vtry lenient with those owlug
accounts, we think it only proper
and right that they should call aud
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.
TTari vnn s(mi th nr. of hooks we are now underselling oitier towns.
i 4.T,;j,i;a-' i.ri nf land will save you money. We will
i dL at the Journal of-. have another mesage Ior you next
fice? Call now and make your se- Wcek. The store for aervice.
lection. a. l. BECKER.
Don't forget the
doll contest a1
The undersigned Drill offer for sale
at Public Auction on the S. S. Davis
'arm one mile west and a quarter
Tiile north cf Murray, on
Monday, December 27
he following described property
One bay mare, 5 years old. weight
bout 1500. in foal by horse; one
'ay mare, 4 years old, weight 1400;
ne black mare. 3 years old. weight
."0; one bay gelding, 4 years old.
weight 14 50; one gray horse, smooth
mouth, weight 1150.
Six milk cows giving milk; one
'ow and calf; one coming yearling
heifer; three yearling heifers; five
ummer calves; one sucking calf.
Ten brood sows, bred; five shoats;
one white Yorkshire male hog.
One Sterling diBk. 16x16; J?nes
ville riding lister; John Deere corn
Mante-; P. & O 1-row machine;
two Badger cultivators; Deering
mower. 5-ft., new; McCormick mow
er, 5-ft.; John Deere binder, 7-ft.
J. I. Case listor, 4 wheel; curling 2-
row machine; home made stalk cut
ter; 6-shovel cultivator: King wheat
drill. 12 disks; S-sectlon harrow;
1-horse wheat drill; corn elevator,
harrow cart; tongueless cultivator;
complete; 5 h. p. gas engine; h.
p. gas engine; Sandwich hay baler;
16-in. sulky stirring plow; Newton
barrel; 30 gallon gas barrel ;cshrf
wagon; low wagon; hay rack; two
pump Jacks; speed Jack; seed corn
dryer, capacity 15 bushel; 50-gallon
gas barrel; 30-gallon gas barrel;
two ts 1H-Ineh harness; about
four tons prairie hay; some baled
oat stray; about ten dozen chickens;
about twenty bushe.'s potatoes; one
Iwood heating etove; one 5-gallon
churn and numerous other articles.
Sale Begins at 10 Lunch at Noon!
TERMS OF SALE
AH sums of $10 and under, cash
in hand; over that amount a credit
of four months will be given, pur
chaser giving note with approved se
curity bearing nine per cent Interest
from date of sale. All property must
be settled for before being removed
from the premises.
C C TUCKER, Owner.
W. R. YOUNG. Auct.
W. G. BOEDEKER, Clerk
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 cs 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 for sister or
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
: -:- NEBRASKA
You Can Save &toney
CY COMING TO CUR 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 OF COAL
We have it now. Better lake advantage of the oppor
tunity. Yea know vmat it may mean to be without.
GOOD STOCK OF BOOTS AND SHOES
Our Store Will Save YOU Money
A. L. 'BECKER,
' Friends are the most valuable
set on earth. We have many
iurihg the year just ending,
have been forceably reminded of this
vy the numerous expressions from
; iiYou Can Eat!
the patrons of this paper all over vr ,-jrvincT
the county. You have been very ve are carrying
the county, iou have been very
frind in the matter of assisting in
the securing of clean and truthful
news service, you have been gener
otp in your patronage to 6ur adver
tising columns, and as readers, ap
preciative of our service. We wish
at this time to express our apprecia
tion of these marks of friendship, and
to extend tto one and all our heart
felt desire for a most Merry Christ
. We are harvesting an excellent crop of wheat in
Lincoln County, Colorado, at this tim: Come, see
land, where in many instances .one crop will pay for
the land. We are moking trips every Saturday. Call
and see L. R. Upton for arrangements and particulars.
The bear land and at a price where any one can pur
chase and at prices where ane one can pay.
Box No. 11 - - - Union, Nebr.
and Canned Goods!
Also Working Clo .hes and
Boots and Shoes!
We will have Fresh Meat from
mas and a Happy New Year, whose u:
- "fici cuter- a-anA V,,0-V,r.i,t VJll.
tained the visitors to a very delight- " "V v"'""e" . . -
ful and substantial banquet to which i"8 coe and eTerjl Bring in Your Fresh Produce
all did full Justice laudable effort for a betterment of
" the condition of all. May we, our BEST PRICES1
r, . . 1 friends work together for lasting sue-
Vara oi inanjcs. f you and for all making
The ladies of the Methodist church each day count the best and every
wish to extend their thanks to all friend enjoy our mutual friendship,
who by what ever way contributed We are yours for prosperity,
j to the success of their bazaar, either THE JOURNAI.
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The largest and best equipped dental effaces in Omaha.
Experts in charge of all work. Lady attendant. Mod
erate Frices. Porcelain finings just like tooth. Instru
ments carefully sterilized after using.
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R. D. STINE.
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A mild fryltam of treat nnt that evnu
Fistula and other Rectal Ileaea In a abort
Mm w-itnout a Barere umlcal operation. N
Chloroform. Ether or other irenerai ariaeathetla
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