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PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL
TUTJP.STMY. FT.TiBTJAP.Y 3, 1921
NEW REASON GIVEN FOR ABRO
GATION OF EXISTING AGREE
MENT WITH WORKERS
Washington. I. C. Feb. 1. Presi
dent Wilson received today and took
under advisement the telegram sent
hir;) from Chicago last night by rep
resentatives of seven big labor un
ions asking that he investigate claims
of railroads' spokesmen before the
railroad labor I.card that unless there
i sa readjustment of wages, the rail
roads face bankruptcy.
Chicago. 111.. Feb. 1. The rail
roads asked the railway labor board
to abrogate the national agreements
so that an ultimate reduction in rates
without an immediate reduction in
wages could be brought about,
Thomas ! Witt Cuyler. chairman
of ihe Association i f Railway Kx
ecutives, sai l tonight in a telegram
to President Wil-i.n, replying to
one snt him last nignt by represent
atives of seven labor union-.
Mr. t'livl-r denied charges made
against tj- railroad; by the labor
leaders, declaring that they were
"deliberate and gm.-s misrt presenta
tions and pit paganda intended to dis
credit the private man tgt mt nt of
the railroads in the interest- of the
Plumb plan and to defeat eiVorts i,e
ing maile in good faith to a in lisii
rules and working conditions which
wire war measun s."
.Mr. t'ujler said the railroads had
refu-ed a conference wi'h labor
leaders because such a conference
uhl not adjust conditions for all
reads. The roads, however, were
willing individually to adjust condi
tions with their employes and were.
in fact, urging this on the labor
board, he declared.
"Only Possible Action."
"The action requested by rjriga
dier (Jeneral W. W. Atterbury lab
rogation of the national agreement-)
is li i' only action which with gov
ernment, sanction can free the hands
of t'.ie railway executives and en a bit? jit
them by orderly pr.iceo.niv with their
in'.n to develop appropriate rules and
working conditions." the telegram
"The only rules Mint stmd the
tests of practical operation and d-i
Men in transportation rates to the1
"Last, but not least, the roads
request is in the interest of the men
who work upon these railroads.
"We recognize that as the wages
of the railroad employes were the
last to go up, they also should be
the last to come down, and if by re
storing conditions necessary to effi
cient and economical operation the
railroads can postpone for a reason
able period the reduction of basic
wages which will ultimately be re
quired, they will be only too glad
to do so. in the interests of their
"The pressing financial needs of
the railroads are such that if denied
the opportunity of initial economy,
throng hproper rules and working
conditions, their only other recourse
must be in a reduction of basic
Hear Employes Thursday.
Steps to hasten a decision by the
federal railroad labor board on the
railroads' plea for immediate abroga
tion of national agreements with the
employes brotherhoods were taken
Judge It. M. Parton. chairman of
the board, announced that Thursday
had been selected as the day for
hearing the employes side of the
allegations presented yesterday by
General W. W. Atterbury. on behalf
of the Association of Railway Executives.
Seven independent employes or-1
g.nizat ions, dt spite opposition of the
railroad brothers affiliated with the
American Federation cf Labor, were
today admitted as parties to the
htaring on rules and working con
ditions before the railroad labor
! bo rd.
HAVE GOOD TIME
The board's decision was bailed as
Entertained at Home of Mrs. E. H.
Wescott Yesterday Afternoon With
a Large Number Present.
From "Wednesday's Dally.
Yesterday afternoon the ladies of
the Social Workers of the Methodist
church were entertained at the
charming home of Mrs. E. II. Wescott
cn high school hill and a most en
joyable afternoon participated in by
the ladies in their visiting and the
pleasures of a most delightful pro
gram of music. Mrs. E. (J. Shallen
berger who was the leader of the
meeting read a very interesting pa
per on "Isaac and Rebecca" which
covered thoroughly this beautiful
bible story of devotion and love. Dur
ing the afternoon a number of the
talented young people of the city
gave a short musical program. Mrs.
II. W. P.Iack and Mrs. H. P. Ralya
rendering two very enjoyable vocal
numbers while Miss Helen Wescott.
gave, a very clever piano selection
and Miss Alice Louise Wescott of
fered a whistling solo whose novelty
proved a delightful feature of the
occasion. At the appropriate hour
dainty refreshments were served by
the hostess that added to the enjoy
ment of the members of the party
and it was with regret that they say
the hour of departure brine: to the
close a most pleasant afternoon.
ST. MARY'S GUILD MEETS.
From Wednesdays raMy.
Yesterday afternoon the ladies of
St. Mary's Guild were very pleasant
ly entertained by Mrs. A. C. Davis
and Mrs. II. It. Cole at the home of
Mrs. Davis in the Herold apartments
and the occasion proved one of the
most delightful that the ladies have
enjoyed for several weeks.This was
the first opportunity the members of
the Guild have had of being enter
tained by these ladies who are among
the recent members of the organiza
tion to join and the royal hospitality
afforded the members proved most
delightful to the members of the
party. The afternoon was spent
pleasantly in a social way with the
ladies plying the busy needle on their
articles for the coming session and
at a suitable hour dainty and de
licious refreshments were served by
the hostesses that added to the de
lights of the occasion.
A PLEASANT REUNION
a victory for
the independents by
BIG EGG YIELD
net involve endb
rules which are negotiated between
each management and its own men
ai.d the opportunity of ; e
curiiig this is requested by the road-,
not ;nly o enable the railroads to
achieve the earning power contem
plated in the transportation act. but
in the interests of an ultimate reduc-
cont rover.sv are stock are t'ilin
"From a small flock of hens I now
get 20 to 2f eg?s per day, whereas
before giving them Dr. LeGear's
i Poultry Prescription. I onlv received
thr"e or four. Its cost has been
repaid to me over and over." So
writes Mrs. J. W. Montgomerv. of
Tunnell Hill. Ga.
You should increase your yield
now, while prices ar.- high, through
Dr. LeGear's Poultry Prescription.
is a tonic which builds up the
hen's strength and vitalitv. and
.stimulates the egg-producing organs.
For liS years Dr. LeGear has been
recognise-.! as America's foremost
Expert Poultry Preedor and Veteri
narian. Any time vour poult rv or
it will pay you to;
LeGear Reiaedv i
gtt the proper I)
from your d-aler.
irfaction, or your dealer will refund
Dealers everywhere. Sold in Platts
mouth by Iicstor Ai Swatek.
The home of Mrs. Ethel Eoetcl was
the scene of a very pleasant family
reunion on last Sunday afternoon
the occasion being arranged in hon
or of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Koukal of
Eittias. Washington, and Mrs. Ella
Hartman and daughter. Miss Helen,
of Cumberland. Iowa, as well as Mr.
and Mrs. Elmer Hartman of Glen
wood, and John Hartman of this city.
This is the first time that the mem
bers of the family have enjoyed a
reunion and was one thoroughly ap
preciated. Mrs. Koukal, who is a
sister of Mrs. Boetel was called here
with her husband by the illness of
his brother. August Koukal. and Mrs.
Hartman and daughter of Cumber
land, cami over to visit the daughter
here. One brother. Wendel Hartman
of Oakland, California, was unab'e
to be present. Mr. and Mrs. Kou
kal departed fcr the west Sunday
evening and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer
Hartman returned to Glen wood tie
same evening, but Mrs .Ella Hart
man and daughter remained over
until Monday when thev departed
NOW SHOWING IMPROVEMENT
Mrs. George Lamphear of this city,
who has been suffering from, an at
tack of pneumonia fever for the past
few days is now reported as showing
some improvement and it is hoped
will soon be on the highway to re
covery. The Lamphear family have
been suffering from smallpox for
several weeks past as the four young
er children of the family have been
ill with this nialndv and Mrs. Lair.p-
. hear who has been caring for them
: has been taken down with her sick
I ntss and which has made the share
iof trouble of the family heavier than
usual. The children are all doing
I nicely now and expect to be released
j in a short time from quarantine.
r n mm
The tobacco dealers for the county
who have not complied with the law
of 1919. requiring a license for the
sule of tobacco in the state, had bet
ter be getting busy as County At
torney A. G. Cole has started to
round up those who have failed to
comply with the law anil secure their
license. The law requires that in a!
cities of 5,000 and under and in
counties, the dealers shall secure
lince for the sale of tobacco
It must give sat-! for a un'ef visit at Glenwood before
returning tryCumberland, where they
are making their home. Aside from
the family the only guest at the
reunion was Mr. WPlinm Grebe.
Blank Books at the Journal Office.
Fine stationery. Journal office.
which the sum of $10 is fixed an !
failure to do so lays the parties lial K
to a heavy fine.
10 lb. can Karo corn syrup 65c 10 lb. can Karo white syrup 75c
5 lb. can Karo corn syrup 35c 5 lb. can Karo white syrup 40c
2Yl lb. can Kare corn syrup, 2 for. 35c No. 3 cart pears, per can 25c
No. 3 can peaches, per can 25c No. 3 can apricots, per can 25c
"Badger" jam, 26 oz. jars, all flavors, now, per jar. 25c
Pure sugar jam, 19 oz. jars, all flavors, at per jar 35c
8-lb, 5-cz. can "Marigold" brand apple jelly and corn syrup, per can 75c
4-lb. can "iMarigold" jam, now being sold at per can 40c
8-oz'. "Grandma's" catsup, 3 for. .25c . Tomato catsup, gallon cans 80c
Imported macaroni, 2 lbs. for. . . .25c Sweet pickles, full quart 50c
Imported macaroni, 20-lb. box. .$2.25 Sweet relish, full quart 50c
Skinner's Elbow macaronia (bulk) is now being sold, 2 lbs. for 25c
PRUNES, extra quality, graded to size 50-60, per ib 20c
Just received some more of those 10c per lb. p: jnes. 'Nuff said!
Pure honey, full quart $1.00 "Farmhouse" mince meat, 26 oz. .40c
Pure apple butter. 3'6 oz 45c "Kamo" pancake flour, 4-lb. bag. ,35c
Large tapioca. 2 lbs. for 25c Naal oranges, per doz 30c
jams and preserves, and an
closing out our stock of CURTICE BROTHERS' "Blue Label"
offering seme rare bargains in these high grade goods.
50c values are offered tc y ,u at 25c
75c values offered you at 40c and 45c
WILL TEST CATTLE
Dr. O. Sandin will be at the Man
speaker livery barn in Platlsmouth.
commencing Monday, to make test?
of cows that are used for diary pur
poses. Anyone desiring tests made
may call Dr. Sandin at phone CSS or
Huff Orpington cockrcls. Inquire
of John II. BehrnjS, Nehawka. Xeb.
This is th
e Week to Buy Overcoats!
We are going to sell overcoats this Week so
cheap that you can't afford not to buy them!
i to pass mem up.
good ihey look. The pr:
on these, per quart are,
and vegetables priced so low you can't
icir quality vo .i must see how deliciouslv
.20c and up
"Wonder Nut" oleomargarine it's wonderful, per Ib. only
"Yale" brand peaches, extra quality, put up in good heavy syrup, per can.
Honej', J'ou can still buy three combs here for
"Eastern Star" sugar butter, maple flavor, pe:
Fruits and Vegetables a! All
IF IT'S CN THE MARKET, WE HAVE IT!
There are not many"bver
coats left in our stock but
we are going to list every
one of them at prices that
will turn them into cash
We have put them in
4 lots, as follows
One lot young men's novelty
mixtures. Tbert- are about 'S
coats in this bunch. 14
There are just IS coats
left. These are small in
sizes . 7 and S and a
few sizes 11 and 12.
Coats worth to ?12.
. Anything worh doing is worth doing
well that's the thought back of these
reductions that's why we are giving
values to the extreme iirnit of our ability
even to the straining point.
Call Phones 53 or 54
LITTLE FOLKS OF Ti!
iiTY GIVE PLAYLETS
t th W
S0J1E GROUND HOG DAY.
One lot comprising about
14 coats. One as l;;rge as size
f0. Most of them with belts.
I Church School Service League cf St.
J I Luke'r Church Present Pleasing
Program Lact Evening-.
One lot including fine
wool Kersevs and Meltons.
One lot comprising oar finest
coats. One fur-trimmed coat in
Cloth and All
Fur coats at just
If you don't find Just what you want in here
try some other store in town Plattsmouth is a good
place to trade!
There are .r coats only
that go at this price. 2
of them are gray, 1 is
wine color velvet. 1 black
and 1 gray all-wool check.
C. E. Wescott's Sons No Refunds!
From Wednesdav's Pally
r.a-t evening a the public library
cudit:irium the church school service
b ague presented a delightful evening
c f music and oniedy that was much
pprc ciat'Ml by those w ho w ere in
attendance and gave n splendid op
portunity for the little folks display
ing their unusual talent. Fcr the
success of the event a great deal of
credit must be given Mrs. J. J. V'il
scn. who has had charge of the
management cf the series of playlets
:md agisted in the instruction of t lie
The young boy? of the St. Michael's
chapter had formed a jazz band for
the occasion and as producers of the
jazzy noise they l ad Ted Lewis back
ed orl the stage ond their clever
work nreduced much enjoyment.
Herbert Fatterson was the baton
t winder of the orchestra and kept
IMhe young jar.ziteers on the job dur
i j ing the evening.
! The intermission of the playlets
was occupied in a piano duet by Mi
1 es Helen and Kdith Ledgway which
?! reflected great credit on the young
I ! ladies.
The opening was the playlet. A
Love of a Uonnet". a farce comedy
and in this the following cast ap
peared and their work was such as
to reflect great credit on those taking
Mrs. Clipper. Wauneta Kuhns: Kit
tv. her dausrhter. Thelma Kroehler;
Aunt Jemima Hopkins. Mary Seay;
, Mrs. Hortensia Fast one. Margaret
'Stanley: Dora, her daughter. Eleanor
1 llnnac'ek; Katy Doolan. Jennie Wind
The musical comedy "A Sad Mis
take" was one of the delightful fea
tures of the evening and the work
of the vocalists and choruses very
pleasing. The cast of this portion
of the entertainment was composed
of the following little folks:
Madam" LaContesse, Ursula Herold;
flortense. a niece. Katherine McMak
en; Sophie, a niece. Violet. Ilegley,
Valerie, a niece. Ida Egenberger;
Five Young Ladies: Charlotte Field.
Ruth Smith, Laura Grassman. Gen
evieve Hatt. Ada McFarlin; A Maid-
the spices of life. We
need them to viis: ipate the gloominess
of oiir days. A smile is sometimes
v.-orth a million dollars, and among
the great devices which Elbert Hub-b-i.rd
has bequeathed us one of the
most valuable is: "Laugh! Laugh!
lu:gh!" r.ut vo can smile and
laiiivh only ;f our humor is not sap-
l Wil liv some stomach trouble.
jthat is just why we need Triner's
j r.itter 'ine. the very remedy which i
, cleans the stomach perfectly and!
I.e. ps it clean. It helps digestion.;
sharpens appetite and restores the;
'normal function of the body. Your
I druegis or dealer in medicines ha? j
:;ill Triner's remedies in stock. Now.
: being the season of throat inflan:a-(
tions we are reminding you oi xrin
' er's Ant ipiit rin, th.e most efficient
'gargle wliich properly diluted (one
part of Triner's Antiputrin and four
parts of warm water) will help you
::iic-lv .Tosenh Triner Comnanv.
1 S. Ashland Ave., Chicago. !
I Kro'.i Wednesday's lially.
j Tiie ground hog. the official fore
i caster for the coming two months
' had av. ample opportunity today to
cast all kinds of shadows and bask in
, the sunshine that has characterized
! the past two months in Nebraska.
; The growing lateness of the season
and the record breaking mildness of
the weather makes it seem as though
Mr. Groundhog was going to be out
of luck as a weather predictor, but
and ' llle -' "rasha weainer is always
uncertain it may te possible that
winter will linger long in the lap of
Peter Lanhart of South Hend. was
in the city today for a few hours
looking after some matters o fbusi
iiess at the cour thouse.
can furnish you Vraiik books
kirais. The Journal.
J 9 M
Big Type Potend-Ghina
at rValvcrn, Iowa
Tuesday, Fab. 8
47 Head of Choice Bred Sows
THE BIG KIND!
Send for Catalogue.
V. CARL WILQH
What a relief it is to know
that you no longer need to
j deny yourself merchandise
I that is nerpssnrv (nr full
J M Ull
comfort and satisfaction.
Our present displays al-
j ready reflect downward re- j
vision in prices. The !
knowledge that from now
on goods will be produced
at less cost, makes it pos
sible to provide for vour
j complete needs without
j hesitancy or restriction.
F. P. BUSCH, Manager
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