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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 10, 1921)
MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 1921.
PLATTSM.QUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL
(their improvement it is hoped that
J the crowds will be larger.
prepared Exclusively for the journal.
Our Wish, Friendly Oorvico:-
Our heart has been cheered, and we are ever mind
ful of the many friends whom we have made during
our life in Murdock. We have enjoyed prosperity, we
have been blest with good health and with that which
we count near the top of the list your friendship. We
cherish it most highly.
To all our friends, then, we are wishing the best
which the present age and season can bring, trusting
that prosperity, happiness and abundant health may be
with you throughout the coming year.
And because of this friendship, we are the more
anxious" to be of useful service to you in the future, as
we have ever endeavored to be in the past.
The Bank of burdock,
"The Bank where You Feel at Home"
HENRY A. TOOL, President J. E. GUTHMANN, Vice-Pres.
H. A. GUTHLIANN, Cashier
went to pack their goods for the pur
pose of moving the same to Minne
apolis, where they will make their
home in the future, and where Mr.
Miller will be employed with the In
ternational Harvester company.
Mcsdames Louis Hornbeck and G.
W. Pilgrim were visiting with friends
in Omaha last Friday.
Dan Bourke shipped a car of hogs
to the South Omaha market from
Murdock last Wednesday.
Wm. Gehrts was looking after
tome business matters in Omaha for
a couple of days last week.
Wm. Neuman was looking after
some business matters in Omaha for
a couple of days last week.
Horace Scott of Elmwood, was a
visitor in Murdock last Friday look
ing alter some business matters.
J:imes Crawford of Ulysses, arrived
in Murdock last Friday and visited
with his mother, who expects soon
to remove to the south.
Henry A. Tool, president of the
Bank of ?.Iurdock, was called to Oma
ha last Friday to lock after some busi
ness matters, going on the noon train.
Albert Gordon and wife of Kansas
City, who have been visiting at the
home of the letter's sister, Mrs. Geo.
Utt. for some time past, departed a
fey days ago for their home in the
A. H .Ward and wife, who have
tet-n visiting with friends and also
locking after some business matters
in Lincoln for a few days last week,
returned home on the noon train last
Rev. and Mrs. A. Brauchle have
been kept to their home for a num
ber of days the past week on ac
count of a slight attack of the grip
from which they are now about re
covered. I. G. Hornbeck has been kept to
his bed for a number of days the
past week with an attack of the
grip, but is recovering and hopes
to be able to be at bis work again in
a short time.
Mrs. Jessie Marsh of Omaha, a sis
ter of Mrs. Geo. Utt, and Mrs. Henry
White and children, also of Omaha,
who have been visiting here for some
time, returned to their home in the
metropolis last week.
H. W. Tool and wife attended the
play Chi-chin-chow, which was given
at Omaha last Monday, which they
enjoyed to the utmost, while on the
following evening Dr. and Mrs. A. IT.
Hornbeck were in attendance.
Jcsso Landholm. whose ad appears
in this issue of the paper, has been
making some changes in his workshop
and also last week disposed of a
Mitchell car to Clarence Ohm, and
took in return a Willys Six Coupe.
Mrs. C. F. Hite, who has been sick
at her home in Murdock for the past
week or more, is reported as being
An Excellent Entertainment.
The lecture which was given at
the M. W. A. hall last Thursday eve
ning was well attended when the
conditions of the roads and other at
tractions were taken into considera
tion. The lecture was one of the
best which has been given at 1 this
year's, lecture course, and was great
ly appreciated by those who were in
at this time, able to be up and about
the house and showing improvement
every day. This will be good news
to her many friends.
Orvllle Pilgrim, who was visiting
in Murdock during the holidays, re
turned to his home at Lincoln and
to his work, which is that of an
engineer. Mrs. Pilgrim remained
for a longer visit at the home of her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Gehrts.
Herman R. Schmidt was a visitor
in Plattsmouth during the first Dart
!of last week, meeting with the -board
of county commissioners, and mak
ing a report of the work done in this
district of the county on the roads,
he being superintendent of the work.
Charles Ganzetta, who is employed
with the Rock Island railway at Mur
dock, was a visitor in Omaha last
Thursday and returned home not feel-
! ing very well and was unable to work
i the following day. It is hoped that
i he will soon be able to resume his
H. D. Robinson, who has been con
ducting the business of the dray line
and looking after the affairs at the
home of Mr. A. J. Bauers during the
absence of that gentleman and wife,
departed last Monday morning for
Kansas City, where he is looking af
ter business matters.
E. W. Thimgan and his workman
Wm. Stackezkie. are kept busy these
days at the garage and are doing
some excellent work with the ma
chines which they have to repair in
the machine shop department of the
garage. Observe the change of copy
in the ad of Mr. Thimgan in this
Last Wednesday evening Mrs. L.
Neitzel departed for Havelock. where
she visited for a while at the home
of her daughter, Mrs. O. J. Hitch
cock and family and later going to
Lincoln, where she visited with
friends and also lookedf after some
business matters, returning home
Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Pothast and
wife, with their little baby, who
have been visiting for some time in
Sioux City, at the home of H. K. Han
sen and wife, the parents of Mrs.
Pothast, returned home last Sunday.
They also were visiting at the home of
R. L. Pothast at Lincoln last Satur
day returned home last evening.
Orville Ingwerson, who has been
with Wm. Gehrts for the past year,
has gone to Alvo. where for the pres
ent he is employed with a garage
and where he will expect to make
his home in the future. Later, he a series of Evangelical meetings.
expects to engage in business for
himself. Mr. Ingwerson is a capa
ble workman and will succeed in his
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Goehry and
daughter. Miss Martha, departed last
Friday for Omaha, where they went
The Masons at Elmwood.
The Masonic order In all parts of
the country seem to be very active, !
they having work in most of the lodg- j
. 1 es every week, or nearly so. At Ne-
hawka last week there was a large
B. B. Eldrege and wife of that place, crowd at the reception of a class and,
the latter being a daughter of Mr. the raising of a number of candi
and Mrs. Goehry, and from there will ! dates. Last Saturday at Elmwood,
also visit at the home of Mr. and a large number of candidates were
Mrs. John Rough of Takaniah, Mrs. i Initiated by the mysteries of the fra- (
Rough also being a daughter of Mr. jternity. From this place a number
and Mrs. Goehry. of the order went to participate in
Mr. and Mrs. Aldo Miller, who . the celebration and partake of the
have been visiting for some time at suraptious banquet which was put
the home of Mrs. Miller's parents, 'on after the ceremonies. Among!
Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Rush, departed tnose to attend were A. J .Tool,:
last Saturday for Lincoln, where they , Charles Schaeffer; II. W. Tool and i
Department of Agronomy
The Farmers and Merchants Bank
have on exhibition at their banking
house some very fine specimens of
Nebraska grown grains which are
furnished by the department of ag
riculture from the state farm.
Wcrk Going On Nicely.
The electric light work has been
slowed down for the past week on
account of the failure to get some
needed material, but with the com
ing week it is expected that the ma
terial will arrive. However, the
work is going along nicely though
with a slightly decreased force of
men and Murdock will awake some
morning in the near future with an
entirely equipped new electric light
ing and power system in operation.
Will Make H6me in South.
Mrs. M. J. Crawford will have a
sale in a short time of her household
goods and will remove to Waukomis,
Oklahoma, where s-he will make her
home in the future with her daugh
ter, Mrs. Charles Radke.
Holding- a Series of Meetings.
Tho Evangelical Association of
Murdock is at this time conducting
which ar being delivered by the
Rev. I. Laipply, while the music is
being furnished by a chorus of the
young people and some of the older
ones of Murdock. There is much
interest manifested in the meeting,
but the roads during the past week
to visit for a while at theliome of ; were against the attendance, but with
Get An, Art Calendar.
The enterprising1 firm of Tool Nau
man & Murtey, have some calendars
which they are furnishing to the far
mers which are suggestive to better
conveniences as well.
The calendars which are printed
by a house interested in the lumber
trade and that of finer and better ,
grades of stock, hare the months !
different, in illustration as each j
month in accordance to the season,
have different farm scenes including
horse barns, cattle barns, hog sheds,
poultry houses and modern resi
dences, with every care given to all
details in their construction. In
connection with this for every month
there are blue prints and specifi
cations for all the buildings. Drop
around and get a calendar and when
the time comes that you want to
build, Mr. Tool will furnish you blue
prints estimated, and will consider
any question you may have. He will
have something to say regarding the
proposition in the future.
OF CASS COUN
TY IS CALLED
j. c. d. Mcdonald, for many
YEARS A RESIDENT OF MUR
DOCK DIES THURSDAY
U U U L
ue overalls an
iMen's heavy 22-oz.
jackets, $1.75 each.
Men's heavy stifle stripe overalls and
jackets, $1.75 each.
MEN'S WORK SHIRTS
Regular size . $1.00
Extra size 1.50
MEN'S WORK SHOES
Outing bals, Witts 6c McRays. Sale price
$3.00 per pair. Worth, from $4.50 to $6.00
Boys dress shoes, all sizes, buttons only,
on sale at $3.00 per pair.
Children's button and lace shoes. Special
selected lot at $2.00 per pair. '
Here are Some Real Bargains in
Winter Foot Wear!
4-buckle cloth top overshoes . . $4.00 $4.50
4-buckle black rubber overshoes 4.00 4.50
4-buckle red rubber overshoes . . 4.35 4.80
6-buckle red and black 6.00 6.50
Rockford sox, 15c per pair.
Children's outing rompers at 38c.
$5.00 blankets at $3.25.
Children's union suits, 89c; former price
was $1.50 on these.
Our table of 25c per yard dry goods of
fers some great bargains in scrims, comfort
challies, outing flannels, ginghams and waist
ings. Don't overlook these values.
Ladies house dresses and aprons. A lim
ited lot at $1.00.
Heavy weight outing flannel, all colors,
light and dark, at per yd., 25c.
Limited lot of men's dress shirts at $1.00.
Three dozen ladies sweater coats, former
price $3.00 to $5.00. Sale price, $1.49.
Yard wide percale dark and light, 25c.
Ten bolts gingham, fast colors, yd., 25c.
Diamond "C" soap, 20 bars for. ..... .$1.00
Bob White soap, 20 bars for. . : 1.00
Lenox soap, 20 bars for 1.00
On Thursday at the home of his
son, Harry V. McDonald, at Mur
dock. J. C. D. McDonald, one of the
prominent residents of that com
munity passed away at the advanced
age of ninety-three yars and up to
within a short time of his death has
been in the best of health and suc
cumbed to the ravages of his advanc
This splendid old gentleman was
born in Ottawa, Canada, February
12. 1S28, and spent his youthful
years in the dominion where he first
saw the light of day, coming in 1SR7
to Nebraska, and locating at Tecusa
seh, where he lived until the death
of his wife in 1S75. when he remOV
eri Ti-ith Viia littlo familv tfk frote tn
reside until ten years later wnen ne
moved to Arapahoe. While a resi
dent of Arapahoe, Mr. McDonald be
came identified with the Masonic fra
ternity and continued active in that
order until his increasing age made
necessary bis retirement from the
activities of the order. He came to
Murdock in the nineties and has for
the past twenty-seven years been a
leader of that place and lias been
making his home with his son, Harry
V. McDonald and family. During the
years of his residence in Cass coun
ty Mr. McDonald made many warai
friends by his splendid traits of char
acter and his genial manner of meet
ing his fellow man, all of which en
deared him to his associates.
He practiced throughout his life
time the precepts of being just to
his fellow man and there is no one
who can withhold from him the tri
bute to his splendid character and
his death has brought a keen regret
to the community in which he has
lived. To mourn the death of this
good man there remain four children
as follows: H. V. McDonald, Mur
dock; Mrs. Norma Mahoney, Minne
apolis; Percy McDonald. Los Angeles
and Mrs. R. F. Scott. Palanio, Ne
The funeral services were held on
Saturday afternoon at Murdock and
the body taken to Tecumseh, where
it was laid to rest beside that of
the wife in the Tecumseh cemetery.
Here for Service!
We have grown up in this place and everyone
knows us and what we stand for.
We are equipped to do the best of work and at
prices which are just and reasonable.
We carry a very complete line of auto supplies and
accessories, and in addition
We are handling the Mitchell, Dodge and Buick
makes of cars the best that are manufactured at their
Our mechanic, Mr. W. Stackitzkis, is one of the
best workmen in this part of the country and thoroughly
reliable in every way.
See us for cars, accessories, supplies and work.
We Are Here to Serve!
Why not buy your beef by the quarter, and your
pork as well? We sell either by quarter, half or the
whole carcass. We will also make your sausage and
render your lard for you if you wish.
We are selling fresh pure leaf lard at 25 cents per
pound. See us for service.
THE MARKET MURDOCK, NEBR.
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THE DUSTERHOFF SHOPS
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Murdock Mercantile ' Co
SUFFERS SERIOUS ACCIDENT
I Mrs. O. W. Gillespie, one of the
well known residents of Murdock,
was the victim of a very serious ac
cident on Thursday of this week aud
which will lay her up for some lime
from her household duties. Mr. and
Mrs. Gillespie had been doing some
butchering at their home in Mur
dock and the unfortunate lady waa
engaged in carrying out a large pan
;of hot water from the kitchen when
j the accident occurred. She had step
' ped from the kitchen door onto a
small concrete block used as a step.
(and as she didfsd the block turned,
causing her t?'fall with great force
onto the sha-rp.eKe of the block and,
causing ine severing or. an artery in
the leg. brufsfrig her as well and
the bead of the la'dy came in contact
with a tub standing nearby and with
the result that a large gash was cut
ion the head and causing her intense
'suffering. Mr. Gillespie was attract
ed by the cries of the injured wife
!and summoned medical assistance.
. Mrs. Gillespie has suffered a great
deal from the effects of the loss of
the blood and is still quite weak from
the effects of the accident.
Here for Business!
I am in charge of the workshop, and here to attend
to the wants of the trade in the auto repairing line, also
with a full line of accessories and supplies. We are
offering cars of the substantial kind.
Come see us if you want a different car from the
one you have, and we can be of service to you, no mat
ter whether you want a new or used car.
Spring will be here before you
know it. Bring in your harness to
jbe repaired and oiled. Ben H. Wiles.
, Gorder's old stand. tf-d.
If you need Insurance of any kind
see F. G. Egenberger, agent for a'l
'lines of life, fire health, and acci
'dent insurance. tf-d.
Blank Books at the Journal Ofiice.
JUST THE BEST IN EVERY LINE
AND NOTHING ELSE
Our stock includes all kinds of farm machinery,
from the cultivator to the threshing outfit.
Power machinery of all kinds, as well as horse
drawn, displayed in our wareroom.
Watch this space for change of ad, as we expect to
make some important special announcements soon.
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