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VOL. NO. zxxvn.
PLATTSKOUTH, 1TEERASKA, MONDAY. LECEMEER 27. 1920.
NEBRASKA COUNTIES TO STAET
AGITATION FOE NEV7 SUR
VEY OF STATE LINE.
The count ie in the
braska that border on
river are now agitatin:
state of Ne
r the survey
of the stream that forms the bemnd-
ary line between the sta
.itid Nebraska and vhiv
b-en .surveyed f.,r mo-re
s. c)f Iowa
h has - not
The original survey (.:' ti.e.ri;
was made by the United States iio
cr:.ii)f n: in IS.",'; and lS.'S and of
course the charge of the river sir.ee
that tltn? have b.-em n:ai:y and as
;he result tf the changes much of
th- land that wi.-- formerly or. the
Iowa side of the river has been warn
ed over to the Nebraska side :" the
JM'-sn:. Ad joinir.tr tiiis city there
arc- many hundred- e.f acres e f Ian J
formed in the river bofom all of
nlii-h has been formed by the var
ius r lianires ci the river in the
firty yearr. and which has become a
p.irt i f tLe mainland f Nebraska. In
a number of cases tli f-l,.iui has ju.-T
been s--t;led by parties who have
paid their 'axe to Nebraska and
( humin j-tr.sd'ct r of this state ov
er the disputed territory.
();.e (f the chitf counties irurre-.;-ed
in the de-.-ire f:r a rp-eurvey ,:' the
river in Nemaha county, where the
land that has 1 eeii formed by t ;
river has long been the subject !
lit ign.tk.n between the two state-.
Kaufmi.nn's island fast of the Noma - :
ha county sr-ort has b a f . ; years a
lare tract of land and w..s f.irui'ilv
in the center or 1 he river.
years the c v.- e of the ri vr : l- -n
toward th I.-wa iurt a id as a con
seaacr.ee there has been bt: lit i:i from
the dt '.ris ;: iu riur a conu-ct int.
3;nk that has made the old Maud a
par; of the Nebraska mainland and
as tiie land i very firtiie and pro
ductive the desire of h. resiutrts .,f
Nemaha county to claim it has been
strjrg and comeiu.-r.Tiy the effoit.
for the re-s'irvcy. ... .
Later McKissick's island, a larger
body of land, appeared in the river,
and this has been a master of con
trov r?y as to ownership b'-twoi-n
Ic.va and N b-a-lza. for a r.v.t::": r o:
Tli is Mand apparfil in lsfi, a'
whi'-n tine the Missouri, noted for
n:aneuver:n?-. mad? quite a cluinrr
of course. And still McKif-sick' -land
became a part of the mairiand
on the Nehra-ka ride. The v.-.jhin.K
away 01 land iias been n the low.;
side, whereas tiie fillira ;ias been ,.n
Nebraska's pi do.
It is thouckt that a a result of
this coming survey many acres of val
uable land viil Jie added to Nemaha
county, increasing the frrmirsr a cre
ate and the tax receipt? of t'.e cun-
WEATHER HITS BE-
Four Below t 7 O'clock is Eeccrd t
for Season So Far at tLe Eur
Ti f in Thursiin s Inily
The roide-t weather of th- season
was rei; f -!('. ti-is rcorninff in this
ci y with ti :! crm-r;:ii'-'ter star. dir.?:
at 4 below at 7 o'clo.k. The niffht
f ' rce in the L'if iinf-t or. rail road yard?
report that at o'clock the mercury
: a i.-t cred '2 lfl;-.v and it continued
to scale (iav.-n t;ntil 4 below was
T taehed. The cold we at l er combined
'.h tiie flick and slippery eidtvaiks
made travel on feet. very riisap-ree-able
and only thoip who were com
pelled to ir- cut tt do their shoppina
for (T.ris'mas were tut to any cx-
te nt on the street
a :'Hhr case where
and this proved i
tlie early shopper!
n tne :aur;ii on ir.e ueiateu pur
('..:c"r of t lie Christmas articles.
The repot t from the we-.-t of mild
er weather ffives h p- that Christ
u a day bete will be much milder
than the weather now prevailing.
STOETrl DELAYS TRACTS
am Trurs.lav ' rr..iy
The ecbl weather and mow has'
cause 3 a great deal of trouble wiJi
the railroad traffic of the state an.?'
e -penally on tlie line of the Pur-
hrrt.'in hn tlit. voithtr enrt i' i t i on s
in the west made themselves fell.
All the trains from the west have'
bt en from two to four hours lat" and
travel has been greatly interfered 1
with. No. 2 from the west was three '
at.d a - naif hours laie last evening
jn:d this morning No. 6. due here at
7:.':7 was not able to reach this citv
The Christmas t revelers are all
beinc delayed and those who have
started early to "go back home"
certainly have shown geod judgment
as it is a question whether or rot
th rnin condition will improve for
: . I
Have you seen the line of books!
ior the "kir-dies" at th? Jonrnal of -
Call now and make year se-1
HAVE A FINE DAUGHTER
From Tf n -jdsy's l"at!y.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. I.h
Marshall az Nebraska Citv was visit-
yesterday mi. mine liv tin stork
and a fine little daughter left iu their
care f.r the future years. T.'ie little
one and the mother are both dnirg
nicely hi.. I li.i! ;i! i mighty
proud over Die happiness that has
come to his home. The cnt has
pro. -en ;i great pleasure to Dr. and
Mrs. C. A. Marshall of This city, the
graiidpare-nis of the little Miss. The
parents wi'l receive the well wishes
f the host of fri'Tds here fr tlie
happiness and success of the little
daughter in the vears to com:.
OBTAINS A LARGE
1 HO AUiiiUttl
Case in W"Lich. Cas County People
Aie Parties Decided in Oniha
Wife Secures 525,000 Alimony
count v rt :
di.-trit; e-ourt of Itouals.
Omaha, has hern decideT,
case in which t w.. t'?s
-idpiils were iae principal-
and as the
"esji: ot vvaich t!ie plain-
i!t:. .Airs. .N!i;:i Kose was awarded the
decree and the s-,rn of ?2."..(iHt in ali
iiiony t os.-et her with the en-tody of
the f:-.,. i-.iin-r t iiildren.
Th- cause of action as set forth bv
was t hut of cruelty.
e court set tt.e pavmeut of the
alimony as i !lows: The first Sl.iutO
is lii he paid in c.ih at once. $4. ('(
will be d:;e on March 1. llil'l: lt.
0O0 oil .iiiiti: 1. I'.iii'. and
0.1 March i. 1.11:.
Tht- parties in this case v ere res
idents t r mrny years of near Avoca
aaa w r n-arri-d there on ?t-jtm-!:
r i'i. iMi. and !:i;e made their
. i.i ;
in thi't locality since
t ha t t ime
a :-ki.rt tin:e at;o wi.en
trouh'r- caused a spara
he ia'iiria of the -uit f. -r
ia ;!' eot:r; at ltv.iha.
fSGOUNT Vm BIL
LION 1M FARM PAPER
Fedrfcl Pr-serve Beard
Amov-nt Cared for Two Years Ao
Gror.r.a Score? Htpcrt.
ly S 2. (11. .((
. Dec. 22 Near
paper bas-d on
.- of farm pro
counted by fed
his year. Gover
a special rep'r
production and Sio
o.i:cts has ! on 1 ed
; eral reo.rve barks
nor HarJinc of th
: noard es'iniated in
i ;e-.;t teday n Chairman Gronna of
;the senate acri cultural committee.
: Tne iiinount of such redisceunts in
I IMS was estimated at $71 Jl.22C.000.
; M r. Hareiing e-timated.
) The fiffures include eleven elis
tricts. Trie-re was no repert from
I the Now York Reserve bank, as the
ibeiard said thare was a very smi'.l
iarnotmt of farmers" paper rediscount
It d tiicr '. Fi .jres from the rthtr
I tiitri' t? fail v. :
! srrr. I'.'l'.'. ? 2 .C.-4 2 .0 Oo ; lftjft.
.'.: 7 '. .000
Philadelphia 1MJ. f 2. Ml. 0 0 0;
- -1 i 1 . jf.u.ooo: i2f.
ivichmond ! 0
3 9i:'J. S::2a.0?0.0'O.
Atlanta 1 M J. $ J 1.300.000 ; 1920
Chie-at-o IMS'. ?47.263,000; 1920
S 1 2S.4 0S.000.
Ft. Louis. IMP. $220,000,000,000;
Minneat.r lis IMP. $75,000,000 ;
1920. $22 "..000. OOd.
Kansas City IMS. $12.1.4 51,000;
lfjri. $229.4 32.0'0.
Dallas 1MJ. $ 2 S .997.000 ; 1920;
$44. 911. 00(1.
Fan Francisco 191D. $25,000.
00: 1920. $S9.000.000;
'The special figures furnished bv
t n c I- f' r:
ral Kc-fcrve banks in ac-
'ordance with y.tir
requect said Gov-
ertior L'i-rdi ng's
letter. "v.re in aP
case-; estimates, no exact figures of
the total volume of loans for agri
cultural purposes being available at
tie federal reserve banks.
"It 5-horld be borne in mind also
that the total amount of farmers'
notes redisrounted by federal re
serve banks to finance the -produc
tion and sale of farm products, since
large amounts advanced to member
banks in other districts on commer
cial and industrial paper are xised by
these banks for loans to agricultural
"Thi:: does not answer the infor
mation asked for by the committee."
aid Chairman Gronna. "The state
ment that I made in the senate
stands, namely that the board does
act know the amount of money loan
ed to the farmers."
EEATH CLARIS ALLOWED
BY NEFIiASELA A. 0. U. W.
Grand Island, Neb., Dec
grand finance committee of
cicnt Order of United Workmen of
Nebraska allowed death claims to- J
day amounting to $14,000 and pur-,
chased liberty bonds to the extent of I
$30,000. The reserve fund
a credit cf $300,000 and r.ew mem-
bers are coming in large numbers.
Officers present were John Siev-
":V1. V1'-' " i
q?i.i" Pnhe'rt v nuioT. iuhrr'
land Ralph Mosely. Lincoln.
DIES IN THE WEST
Former Nebraska Man Head of Old
Soldiers' Home Near Los An-
g-eles Number of
Gen. Patrick 11. 1 tarry, a pioneer
Nehiaskan. died Tuesday at 1 u:: a ...
1:)., at the national borne for v.dun
i e.- soldiers at Swait ib . l'a!., 11 ta
Lw An?!-lt?. an :nt it a ; i or. of wiicn
i:e was governor. The funeral and
interment will take place at the home
Thursday. Major Ernes; II. l'h -ips.
formerly of S.-u uy ler. Nt h., lias been
ue:.t-ral l'.arry's assistant ft-r man;.
CJeneral Iiarry was a etvrau o:
ciil war and in that toi.nh'.
!o.-t one arm and was discharged be
tause f his wcund-'. but later wa
pcrnitted to re-cnl:t. lie hom.-stead-d
in Creeiey county. Nebraska.
am: rnaoe his home there except
a lot ijr period when he was adjutant
acnerai of the Nebraska national
atmrd. As sm.ii o'lict-r he lived ia
Lincoln and was active in preparing
three reaiments of Nebraska soldiers
for service in the Spa n i s h - A in erica ::
1!" was first appointtd adjutant
peaeral of the Nebraska m.t iana:
'tiard by Governor Iloicomb. l-c
wa.; appointed a member of tiie b.iard
1 inai:a?crs 01 national soldiers.
Homes about the ear 111 and was
appointed poverr.or tf the I'aciiit
firancn :n l ohruary. l:;,.. a ii'vi.e
.vlitie I'.rojO veteran? are careti for.
tie was or.e time a democratic cati-
didate for congress m tiie Kouitlt
c oTiirressional 01st net.
He served as a number of the Ne
cdska lep,i.-!::ture in l'J07 and was
a. am appointed t hat year tr tue 01
t:.e of adjutant general (f the Ne
braska r.atimal ituard by petition o!
the entire tat a.b.-rs;. ip tt the liair.
1 : t : i democratic and republican. lie
has : son now living in Greeley
coitnty. I l:e v. ntnw ut uis
,taro .-. Iia; been r.ta kir.ff h.-r
villi liiru in California.
General Larry was born in L"
Ai'.uost lie lived in
Faohti"' t ts be re comin? f N
lis record as a soldier
was something he
but his.. friends tycl.
Ja l.afilc scarretl veteran, and tV
j'he scars which covered the entire
siue e! his face were the re.-ult of ar
ac; of brave ry, the rescuing of a cora
ade of h regiment from a buruine
forest. iie bere his -.'omraoe up
his back ihrouah lire tei a piac-e o!
"1 will never forget his empty
vc." said a Ne braska friend, "nor
his pleasant scarred lace, nor tlie e-f
f.rt he put forth when try in a te
pronounce tiie letter 'I:'".
During th" civil war General Larry
-ervtd in cempany E, Sixty-third
New York volunteer infantry, from
September 2. 1801 10 February 17.
!S(i3. Kc war- discharged on account
f wounds received at Antietani. He
r-"--enli.-ted July 7. 1M'2. in cotuaanj
. Twelfth Ma-sa .-hit setts, and was
honorably discharged October 2b
1 M". 4 .
lie was appointeel brigadier gen
eral of the Nebraska national guare
in April IS!)"., ri.-appointe d in IS!'
and 1S9J'. iTe Wi-s elected bric&die
tetural cemmanding the first bri
gade. Nebraska national ruard.
March 1. 1901 and held . That posi
tion until March 2. 1904..
DOCTOR ASKS DIG
SUM AS DAMAGES
Dr. Vv'ra. K. Loujrhridge of Omaha.
Files Suit for $100,000 Against
the 07naha News.
. An action of mu-h interest to Cass
count v people has been filed in Oma-
j ha and in which Dr. William K.
' Loughridge, with offices at 400 Lrnn
!deis theater building is the plainiil'i
land the Omaha Daily News, the eie
, londant. The plaintiff is suing for
ithe sum of $100,000 which he claim
tor damage. to his practice' as the
reuit of an article appearing in the
News in which Dr. Loughriaa,e wa -represented
as having proposed to
t transplant the interstitial glands of
goats to human beings in order to
restore lost youth to the aged.
In his petition the Omaha doctor
claims he informed the paper that
the articles were not true, but the
; News cemtinued to publish them and
also carried an editorial on the sub
ject and throuph which articles he
has suffered injury to his practice
to the amount of damages asked.
I The plaintiff is well known
j through western Cass county, hav
jing been reared in Murray, where
his family has been quite prominent
for years and the outcome of the
case win oe watcnea witn great in
terest by the friends in this count v.
C0CEEELS FOE SALE.
Barred Plymouth Rock rockrels at
$2 and $3. Must go at once. Phone
ltd ltw. MRS. W. O. TROOP.
If yon want good prints let u
do votir work. Best eaninned inh
J shop in soutieistern Nebraska.
ISSUES MARRIAGE LICENSE
FreT! Tbnrrday'p Daitj.
After several davs -o
n:arriaffe n:arket at ti e
ennety juds;e h:-'f. sho'
jiro'.er.ient and a liein
tiiis morninff to John i'
M i.v". S. Liu ;:a FrisbeM .
wood, and who are pr
fri-,- the Christmas r
pr: p-r manner. Loth
wli kno w n in Kim wo
i 1 v .
e Was i
l3 rt ies
d ; Il'l v '
Neighborr and Friend-- ; f A. C. Tu
jtr.e Assist Him to CIelTnte 45th
Anniversary ci Ti:!::.
Fr.-.-n Tf arsil.iy'.s- T'a:
Yesterday' was the
v aanivt-r.-ar:.' ci .. '
of t.he popular ar.d ce
dents e.f the city.;-rd
f the occfion a nun:
frier ds and neighben- I;
invaded tiie Tulene hem
i n g
e so en
ure. their friend a very p.i-a-ar.:
an 1 extended their cor.gvatr
and well wishes for iifny mo:
hnppv anniversaries in the fu
The evening was Npent in game"
of all sorts at which the greatest j
pie-a-ma and merrimao! was derived J
ar.d the guest of honor presented
with manv remembrance? of the biahl
esteem in which h? vi held bv tit--!
friends and associate ,. The i:p in
1 rs td' the party h ul eome win,
well filled b.akets of t. - good thiras
t ) eat and these feru:ed the bash
of a very tempting luricbe; tna.t
v.-ac enjoyed to the fniiest extent by
tho n.eniV'ers -f the T.irty. It was
!Ht until a late hour t hut tho mem
bers of the party vended their way
o -mevard foiling thc-t it hat! 1 ee-n
;;-i evert of 'he rarest vnjoyu-' .'I an-i
trusting that tlieir friend mi;kt have
many more- such happv occasions in
-h future. TTieise in attenilance
a ere Mr. and M-'s. t e r;:e 1 'eeker
ltd four daugi'.lers. K'-el. X-.Tard".
Iran, and Mina. Mr. vnd Mrs. Y.'.
. Tulene and ilausktf r. Miss (La Ivs.
Mr. ar.d Mrs. J. J. Mei'.ugr. Mr. and
Mrs. Fra.nU Choral cu tv.o d;;ugh-te5-sand.
Mr. ar "M'',.. CJr.lene
PENSION BILL TO
BE RUSHED THRU
"Plan Its F.issage Sefcre Adjournment!
fcr Chriiitnas ilecess Ap
Washinrtoii. D-'c. 22. Carrying
; 1 4.''00.'.(oi i-.-s ti.au was appro--riatd
for thi- year, tlie annual pen
ion bill was reported out today by
"he h'.use appropriation committee.
Th" tttal in The bill is $2C." :.o0,000.
House leaders I:ae agreed to cot:-
-"e'er the me-asure
xi.e::ta: it.'.i that
otnorrow with tlie
it v ii! be passe-el
:,eiore a.l jcr.rnnit-nt Tomeirrow eveu
iag for the- Christmas recess.
The bill was drafted by a iu;beem
riittee. head -d uv Leprs.?ni at i ve
,'annon ed" Illinois. The est inmte d j
oio'.ion disbitrscnie nls in the bill, as
-ien by the committee follow:
Civil war. ?2 r.l .0 1 2,lt2 : wtir of
12. $21.14,".; MexiCiiii war. $840.
4"(. : Indian wars. $2.1 SS.J. 1 T. ; Spanish-American
war, $rj,5s44.:u.O ; world
niir. $.';:. 7;;r; reeular establishment.
During the year ti e number of
pensioners decreased "2.237 and thel
s-iocommittee satei tnis acceuniea iorjj.
the cut ot i4,U('(i,oti(i as. conipareti
with this year's total.
Th.e subcommittee cfTimated That
in adition to the $2f.n,r,uO.OOO wr
'oed in the pension bill, the govern
ment during the next fiscal year
would expend an additional $?.0J'.-:.r.4f-o
in war risk compensation,
maintenance tif soldiers homes, med
ical and hospital treatment for war
veterans and vocational training. It
also estimated that by the end of
the coming fiscal year the govern
ment will have passed out $r..s:;o,
Sl".714.04 in pensions since 17!'0.
E.EAL ESTATE TEANSFEFwS
Prom Thursday's tailv.
R. J. Haynie to Pollock Parmele,
warranty deed. Pt. SW4 SW1V of
14-11-13. Consideration. $6,000.
L. C. Sharp to aRlfalfa .Maize Mfg.
Co., warranty deed. Lot 10. block
S6. city. Consideration.' $1 .."00.
Edith Lenard to Henry Sehomak
er, quit claim deed, lot 9, block "",.
Nehawka. Consideration. $1.
HAS SUCCESSFUL SOCIAL.
The box social and Christmas pro
gram given at the Tayler school
house by the pupils ef Miss Ksther
Godwin, teacher in that district, was
most successful in every way and as
a result of the efforts of the teacher
and pupils as well as the sale of the
boxes provided by the ladies, the sum
of $45 was realized which will be ap
plied on the school work.
Apples For Sale.
Y,e have some good New York
! Baldwin aptdes for r.-Ie. Apply nt
Canning & Nickles. or .7. W. Edmonds
tf s-w. Yv. B. Earning.
! FUNERAL OF JOHN
W. CARTER HELD
at Wee pii: Water Larg-elj
Many Old Frifnds
wing arte ant of the f on
es ef Jidm W. Carter,
diet! at ll.txion. Colo., i
the We-tidng Water Re-
who was k
publieati. in vvnich city the funeral
was held t-n Monday afternoon:
Mr:-. Caruf a ad her breither Gre-vc-r
Otte. . ho had met her at Hold-,
ridge. arrivt-;i with tlie remains in
Lincoln at ll:o; .Saturday niaht.
:-ihe .as met by her si.-ter Mrs. Ku
foiic' Co'.'iert ar.d inishand and her
brother Win. Otte and v. il'e in an au
to are! W. L. He.bs.on and Herbert
LafMour wi:'a the hearse. Fpon
ir.e;:- ;,ri!ril nere the remains were
taken to the Kusrene Colbert home
until 2 o'clock Monday afternoon
when funeral services were held
. re m
unreaa t ior-a! church and
were in charae e.f the pastor. Kev.
W. II. Liley. a.i:-ted by Le v. W. F.
Haskins and Lev. W. A. Taylor of
I nion. who e-orducted service's at t!i
house. 'i';i" I cuiy was laid to rest in
Oakwood cemetery in the presence of
a larze concourse of relatives mid
frierneis wiio were desirous of paying
ih ir last sad tribute to the unfor
tunate main and showing their sym
pathy to the heart-broken wife whose
i .-i .e. n as a:i:iui ueei;iu control.
A e:;uartet corr.opsed of Mr.-:. Agnes
Keith ley. .Mrs. .T. M. Teegarden. S. J.
An bb-r and Lelw. Lorenstn, furnish-e-il
1'alibtarer-cl'csen were Hon. A. J.
Lee on. of Llattsmouth ; Harry Mc
Donald, of Murdoch: C. C. Baldwin.
C. V.. Day. L. F. Marshall and J. M.
Ji l:a w. Carter was born in the
state ei ;'.::i.it. October U. 1SC0. He
came- to i'a.-s: coatity with his par
ents Mi. and I.Irs. Samuel Carter.
:n ISo;' who settled on a homestead
abi.ut four miles neirthwest of Mur
i"; ak. where the family lived until
; iter the eieath of the father nearly
'''.) yc.v ag: when they moved to
eepina .'atcr. where Mr. Carter
made- his keni" until moving to Colo
rado aima two years agt. John
ts f t a fanrily of six brothers and
two sisters. The two sisters and two
broth -r-r? preceeled him to the great
beyond leaving the only survivors of
his family, Wallace Carter of Repttle,
Wa.-hii gton. George Carter of Pasa-
Caiifornia. and Fowler Carter
i inne-apoli... Minneseua.
lie was married tei Miss Joan Oite,
December 10. 1904. They had al
ways made their home in Weeping
Water, where Mr. Carter's vocation
had been as clerk in the Orton Drug
store, painting and decorating, and
the lai e-isr.ht years here iie was in
the confectioner- business.
Leiatives from a distance who at
tended th.e funeral were the brother
Fo vleu- Carter of Minneapolis, Minn.;
Grove r and Parker Otte. Mr. and Mrs.
La' hiiel Noyes. her three e'.aughters,
the Misses Esther. Grace, and Clara
and her t-on Raymond of Louisville;
Mr. and Mrs. Elwin Hunter of Spen
cer. Neb., who were in Lincoln on
their way home for the Christmas
vacation when the heard of the sad
uoath of Mrs. Hunter's uncle.
Among the many out of town
friends who attended the services
were: County Judge Allen J. Bee
son, his two tlaughters the Misses
Grace and Virginia, and Mrs. Mae
Morgan of Piattsmouth; Miss Jose
phine Pitman of l.'nion; Mr. and Mrs.
barley Noyes; Mr. and Mrs. Kolli
Noyes; Mrs. John Jackman; Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. Schleifert; Mr. Andy Sher
man; Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Stander;
and Mrs. Will Stander; Mr. and
Mrs. Mayfield, all of Louisville. Mr.
rnd Mrs. L. L. Caygill; Mr. and Mrs.
Perry Colbert of Elm wood; Mr. and
Mrs. Tom Colbert; Mr. and Mrs. Wal
ter Little and Mrs. Sophie Allis. of
Vaba?h; and Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Cook of Aivo.
Finn of C. E. Wescott's Sons Follow
Pleasant Custom, of Being
Santa to Printers.
Each Christmas time for the past I
several years the firm of C. E. Wes-1
ceitt's Sons of this citv. who sneeial-'
ji-te in good ciotbe-s and nothing else,
ihave appeared in the role cf Santa'
: Claus te the members of the print-j
; ing craft who are connected with the'
I Journal. This year as usual, the'
; package arrived on time and Santa
;had found something for everybody
! in the shop from the publisher down
jthe line of the whole force and the
gentlemen tf the force will all sport
new ties while the ladies have had
equally appreciated gifts presented
It is so seldom that ye newspaper
man receive-, anything besietes brickr.
and knocks that these gifts, express
ing the feeling of good fellowship
and appreciation arc received with
The Journal extends to Cliff. Hilt.
Delia, Emil and Harley. best Chri.t
ma3 wishes for the searon.
The Jourr.sl has received
line of "'Stardard" diaries.
MRS. BEAL VEEY LOW.
Prr.ru F'riilay'fc iOallv.
The condition of Mr-;. M. M. Heal
was reported this morning an -. ei y
serious and her physician and mem
bers of the family are ve-ry apprehen
five of tne outcome of her illueia.
Mr?. Leal lias a severe attack cf
heart trouble and hut little hope of
her recovery is entertained. This
morning the daughter. .Mrs. P.. L.
Kirkhain of Utile Fourth. F. D..
was summoned to the side of the
mother. The host of friends are
hopeful that this estimable lady may
recover from her present condition
aad be able to rally lroru her .-;?-ieo.is
MAN FROZEN, BODY
George Dierman. living in Cave.
Caug'ht in Drift of Snow
Winner. K. D, Dec. 2a. George
Dierman, 00, living alone in a cave
ten miles southwest of here, was
lound frozen to death Wednesday
morning. When discovered he waa
standing in the entrance to the cae
with only his head above the snow
which he had attempted to burrow
through to get emT of the blizaard.
It is thought that be had come out
to feed his stock and when he re
turned to the cave found that the
snow had filled the entrance.
H1 was found by John McCuct, a
neighbor, who In going for the mail
noticed that there was no smoke is
suing from the chimney. McCune
went to investigate and discovered
the body standing upright in tlie
McCune called on some of the
neighbors for help a.nd after some
effort got the body out of the drift.
It was frozen so'id and has not thaw
ed out enough yet tonight to allow
the arms to be placed in position.
They are now held out in fremt as
though he had been clawing the
Stale Attorney Maule was nctiSed
anel took charge of the body which
was brought here. It is his inteution
to hold an inquest. Diermtn will be
buried here today if the body be
rvomes thawed out In time for the
Deirman has a .wife, from whom
he. was divorced four or five years
ago. ar.d eight children living near
San Diego. Cal.
Y. M. C. A. ATTACKED IN
DECREE ISSUED BY POPE
Rome. Dec. 23. The holy office is
sued a decree today asking Catholic
bishops to watch "an organization,
which. while profe-ssicg absolute
freedom of thought in religious mat
ters, instills indifferentism and apos
tasy to the Catholic religion in the
minds of its adherents. "
The decree mentions the Young
Men's Christian association by name,
saying it is upheld by many Catho
lics, who do not know its real nature.
The decree bays the organization
corrupts the faith of youths.
New York. Dec. 23. Officials of
the overseas department of the
Young Men's Christian association
expressed a8tonishrnent today when
they learned that the holy office in
Home had issued a decree warning
its bishops against the American or
ganization as a "corrupter of the
faith of youths."
"We are sorry, of cour.-e. that
some people do not like us," declared
C. V. Hibbard. associate general sec
retary, "but there doesn't seem to be
anythirg to do about it."
VTe do all kinan of jru jr:n(inc
Do it THIS Year!
For years you have said, on the firi ot
each January that you would set seme worthy
goal which would hr. well worth the hard work
essential to its achievement.
Ygu would buy or build a new home, you
would po into business for yourcslf, you
would expand your present business, you
would take a trip, you would provide some
thing fine for tlie comfcrt and enjoyment of
Why not do it this year? The First Na
tional Bank will help ycu plan.
The First National Ban k
THE BANK WHeK:
DAY IS ONE OF
OBSERVANCE OF DAY IN THE
CHURCHES OF CITY WAS
MANY GATHER AT HOMES
On Christmas. Eve to Await the Com
iiijj of Santa and His Pack
Home Ties Rer.excd.
The ChriH tuns e.f l!20 has pr. ;!
into the anr.als of tlie past ar.d with
it has gone' enf tf the meist pb asatii
obseM ance-s that bus ever b" n helel
in the city and on-' in which almost,
everyone was ab to participate. j
The beauty and solemnity of the
Nativity -as ob-erv-l in tlie nu
merous churches of the- city with ap
propriate services during the day and
at which there were large con t-re ra
tions to rentier their hou.ai'.e tei the
Child of I'ethlehem. The S'. Lukes
Episcopal church held a choral cele
bration o: the holy eucharist on
Friday t:er.lng at 11:20. la:.timr un
til the coming of the new day that
was heralding the birth of th"
Savior. The service was very im
pressive as the surplice choir sun.
the beautiful sot:f;s of rejoicing at
the coming ef the King cf Kings and
the sacrament cf the communion wa
administered by Father W. S. Leeie
to the member.- of the parish who
were present at the service.
At the St. Jehr.'s Catholic church
there was an early nie.rning hinh
mass celebrated at f. :30 by Father M
A. Shine, at allien 1 1; r- choir of Un
church gave Wiegard't max.-;, beini
assisted by W. H. Holly, violinist ;
E. H. Schuliioft, cornet ist and Mrs
Lillian Freeman, organist. Low mas
was held at t:20 and the second
Mch mats at 10:7.0, giving early and
late arisen opportunity of attending.
The Methodist church enjoyed a
delightful entertainment on Fridaj
evening when the junior an 1 primary
departments presented a pleasinr.
cantata, "Santa Claus in Slumber
land." and in which practically ail
members of the two department?
participated. Th young folks were
assisted by Mrs. K. H. W-scott am!
Mrs. A. V. Hunter in the preparation
of the cantata and it was thorough
ly enjoyed by tue lurge number pies
ent. Santa Claus was there in ail
his tplendor and added to the fes
tivities by the distribution of uilts
to the little folk?, which they will
long pleasantly remember.
The Presbyterian church observed
the Christmas fi.-tivities with a or
pleasing series eif special Christmas
entertainments. At the Sunday school
hour the members of the school pre
sented a Christmas program entitled.
"Following the Star." which was
filled with fongs and reading appro
priate to the Christmas sease.n. On
Friday evening the Sunday achoo'
children gave an enfrtainmat.'. a
pantomime of the song. "It Carre
Upon the Midi.it.ht dear." winch
nas presented under tli" tiir- cTir.-i of
Misses Clara Weyricli. h'stelb- Ik ird.
Mrs. J. F. Wolff and Mrs. G. L Far
ley, and in which the yic p-cple
proved very pleasing indeed. .
Tlie St. Paul's church held i-pe-ch,"
service Friday ewnint in uhico the
young people pirticipat"! an-1 ot
which a special offering w : '..l.tu
for the needy in Europe.
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