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PLATTSMOUTH SEMI-WEEKLY JOTHLNAI
MONDAY, MAY SO. 1921
MISS NELLIE FITZ-
Cbc plattsmoutb journal
TUBLISHED SEJII-WEEKLY AT PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA
Entered at PostofTice, Plattsmoutli. Neb., as second-class mall matter
PATRICK DIES IN IOWA
Body is Brought Here This Morning
and Laid to Rest in Catholic Ceme
tery Beside That of Parents.
From Saturday's Dally.
R. A. BATES, Publisher
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE $2.00 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE
A lot of us save time and don't
know what to do with it alter we vc
It'.s going U be n awful joke on
istillinan if he had all this fuss lor
As a step toward universal peae.
let's call it the War Debt instead of
The clerk who knows least about
the store's stock is always an author
ity on baseball.
After all. why be harsh with Thom
as A. Edison? His business is invent
ing, not education.
Only people who laugh and prow-
fat arc those who do not have to
work for their board.
When you think a newspaper story
is wild, you ought to see some of the
fctuff we can't print.
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Maybe KorfatUy. thhe polish lead
er, is angry because the German
troops use his name as a swear word.
An organization of ;, i00 trav
eling men will ban high-priced ho
tels. Where'll they sleep? In the de
The man who strikes out of sym
pathy for some other person on a
strike has mighty little sympathy for
The proper place for a m.m who
won't work and resorts to violence
to k'rp others from work in;; is be
hind jail bars.
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If it i; true that Lenine hit gone
crazy, then there won't be anything
to di.-t ingui-di him from the- rest
of his bunch.
Tho-e bandits who robbed a t'hl
cago cabaret crowd of $10,000 must
have picked the waiters as theii
The Shriners have so many cere
monials these days that we some
times wonder when the find time to
work for a living.
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Kumors that Trotzky was ill have
been confirmed, reads a dispatch. And
Unless a man is willing to do some
thing he will amount to nothing.
Normalcy seems satisfied enough
but nobody has rocked the boat yet
Many a young man worships a girl
on his knees if she's sitting there
In the meantime the ancient and
noble game of golf is doing something
toward cementing the friendships of
the more cultured powers.
There are several young fellows
in this town whom we are glad to
count as friends despite the fact
that they play the slide trombone
If Uncle Sam does not effectually
check that insurgency in West VIr
ginia we may reach the point where
Mexico will refuse to recognize us
A Memphis baker has invented a
chocolate-covered pretzel. Taken
with an ice cream soda it would no
doubt furnish a
very hilarious after-
if con nrin.it ion is
not sufficient, here's
If we didn't have prohibition there
would be a lot of fellows along about
midnight who could understand the
Einstein theory perfectly.
Of course it is none of our busi
ness, but we some times wonder if
a remarried widow hopes to meet
both of her husbands in heaven.
It may be that the girls cover up
their ears with tho e hair p'iffs so
that they won't hear what is said
about what they don't cover up.
"It don't t;:le a man long to
bag his pants jt the kn'cs,
and to make a finely tailored
suit look thoroughly disrepu
table that's tb" man of it,"
avers Dainty Dortliy. ,
!ut she go on to explain
thot the man who is making
ii e of our cleaning, steaming
and pressing services is keep
ing his clothes in much more
presentable condition than
when he got acquainted with
u. And it doesn't coit much,
Goods Called for and Delivered
u.MOMe $7rr$-S opposite:
166 MiLgJ0Uj?NAL OFFICE
The public schools session is near
ing an end and the fathers and mo
thers of riattsnioutth will soon have
a chance to get acquainted with their
With nearly all the prohibition
enforcement officers laid off duty
lor the next five or six weeks, the
moonshine stills will probably work
The Japanese Crown Prince is go
ing to pay a visit to the United
States. Thus far he has not received
any cordial invitations to stop in
As a general thing, when a woman
wears one of thos backless waists
it is tolerably safe to guess that
somebody has told her that she can
afford to do it.
"One dollar down and $2 a week
while they last," says a phonograph
advertisement, lleres hoping your
misfortune is not to select one too
Maybe amtfhcr reason why grocer
ies and meats remain high is that the
grocer so often has to wait for his
money, while the filling station man
One grain of comfort to the Car
pentier fans is the recollection that
a lot of the dopesters who now pick
Dempsey to win in tho first round
also picked Willard.
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The only trouble about letting
the next generation pay ;: part of the
expense of the World War is that the
next generation may have a war of
its own to pay for.
The season of June weddings ap
proacheth. Frankly, we could never
see any use in making the bride pro
mise to obey unless the groom pro
mises to keep his mouth shut.
The United States Chamber of Com
merce says the railroads must cut to
their operating expenses, or operate
at a loss, of course. There's always
an alternative to everything.
The death of Chief Justice White
and Franklin K. Lane, each instance
following surgical operations, recall
the classic to the effect that "the
operation was highly successful, but
the patient died."
President Harding's father says
that "Warren never made an enemy
in his life." That's merely another
way ;of saying that he has never
done much that is really worth
while. The big men of the world
have been judged by the enemies
Job was a patient man, according
to the Bible, but he did not belong
in the sime class with a friend of
i ours who came back to town last
night, after sitting all day on the
river banks waiting for the fish to
bite .annoyed by flies, gnats and mos
quitoes, and finally land a catfish
about three inches in length.
It is a tolerably safe guess that
President Harding will appoint Ex
Preident William H. Taft as Chief
Justice of the United States Supreme
Court. The name of Secretary of State
I Charles Hughes is prominently men
tioned, but a3 Mr. Hughes is about
j the only really big man in the Hard-
ing cabinet it ia more likely that the
I President w ants to keep him where
! he is.
The death of Miss Nellie Fitzpat
rick, a former resident of this city
occurred on Thursday night at the
St. Bernard convent In Council Bluffs
la., where for several years past she
has been making her home and where
she had been devoting her time to
the work of the Catholic church of
which she has been a devout member
during her lifetime.
The deceased lady was twenty-nine
years of age and was the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. John Fitzpatrick, for
many years residents of this city until
their death a number of years ago,
and since that time the daughter has
been residing In Council Bluffs at the
convent where she was interested in
the work of the sisterhood of St. Ber
nard. Born and reared in this city
the departed lady made many frienas
who will regret greatly to learn of
her death, although a sufferer from
childhood with sickness that prevent
ed her from the enjoyment of the ac
tivities common to other young peo
pie she was greatly beloved by the
circle of friends who had knbwn her
To mourn her death theer remains
one brother, John Fitzpatrick. who
has just recently gone west and whose
whereabouts was impossible to ascer
tain in time to inform him of the
death of the sister. Two uncles. Ow
en Clifford of Weeping Water and
T. S. Cliftord of this city as well as
an aunt,- Miss Josephine Clifford of
Omaha, are also left to mourn the
passing of Miss Fitzpatrick.
The body was brought to this city
this morning on Burlington train No.
C. and taken direct from the station
to the St. John's Catholic church
where the funeral mass of the church
was celebrated by Father Ferdinand
Sucsser of the Holy Rosary church.
owing to the sickness of Father m
. Shine. The hody was laid to rest
in the Catholic cemetery west of the
VERY PLEASANT SHOWER
From Saturday's Dally.
A most delight shower was held
yesterday aftrenoon at the home of
Mrs. Clans Speck, in honor of her
daughter, Mrs. Frank T. Marshall
The occasion was quite largely at
tended and the guest of honor receiv
ed a large number of very handsome
gifts in honor of the occasion and
which will be treasured as remem
brances of the kind friends. During
the afternoon the time was spent very
delightfully in music and social con
versation at which the members of
the party derived a great deal of
pleasure. At a suitable hour dainty
and delicions refreshments were serv
edthat added to the pleasantness of
the event. The invited guests were:
Mrs. Charles Dovey. Mrs. J. S. Liv-
inston. Father and Mrs. W. S. Leete
and Madame Leete, Mrs. W. H. Sey-
bert. Mrs. John Sat tier. Miss Honor
Svhert. Miss Mary Rucker, Miss El
sie Tiekotter. Miss Katherine Blot-
zer, .Mrs. H. Kruger, Mrs. w . H. Ma
son. Mrs. F. H. Dunbar, Mrs. C. .
Fricke. Miss Dora Fricke. Mrs. J. H.
McMaken. Mrs. Guv McMaken. Mrs.
H. Fields. Mrs. C. A. Marshall, Mrs.
H. R. Cole. Miss Barbara Gering. Mrs.
Henry Herold. Mrs. Claus Speck. Sr.
Miss Sophia Chalaupka Miss Celia
Kalasek and Mrs. Edna Marshall Eat
CAR GOES CHEAP
From Saturday's Dally.
This morning th Ford car taken
is the property of Frank Foreman
was sola at auction at the court
house by Sheriff C. D. Quinton and
attracted quite a large number of
bidders and sight-seers who were
making an effort to secure the ma
chine but the appearance of the car
was. not the most attractive and it
was knocked down to W. R. Holly for
$50 and the new owner can now
rejoice in a rattling good car.
White porcelain lined refrigerator.
Ice capacity. 125 pounds. Phone
4003. m26 4td 2tw
You Can Buy a
Our guaranteed phono
graph plays all records per
fectly. Write for catalog,
prices and terms. Your
credit is good with us.
15H-16-1 Diuma f Omaha.
Please send me phonograph cat
alog and prices.
III 1 11
&;S$ W m lt;MM riw'lnk 1131
Mr. fcdason an dsa
ONE questions the power of good
music to relax tense nerves and allay
Edison spent three million dollars in research
work to develop an instrument, which would
Re-Create all forms of music, with absolute
realism, and thus provide an instrumentality,
by which the true beauties and full benefits of
music can be brought into every home.
Edison wants a phrase of four or five words,
which will distinguish this new invention from
ordinary talking-machines. He offers $10,000
in prizes for the best ideas. Bring or mail the
coupon and get a folder, that gives full par
ticulars and instructions.
Three Days of Music Free
If you do not own one of Edison's new instruments,
we shall gladly lend you one for three days, in order
th&t you may experiment with it in your own home
ami learn what music will do for you. This experience
may make it easier for you to win a prize.
Act quickly, as the number of instruments, which
we can lend, is limited. Bring or mail the coupon.
Yoa assume no expense and no obligation.
Have you a daughter Graduating this June?
You promised her a gift. Make it a New
and delight her heart with music
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OTK K OK SI IT TO Ul I IVI' TI'I'I.K.
III tlio District Court of Cass coiin-
I'iiul IMcliter anil Horinan Uifliter,
plaintirr.s. vs. James 11. ureprw et u.
If fond ants.
To the iltftniants, James II. Ci'pkk:
tlx- unknown successors and assigns,
Iifiirs. devisees, legatees, personal rep
resentatives and all other persons in
terested In the estate of James II.
(!re?i?, deceased; Samuel Kline; Mapr-
ie I). Kline; the unknown heirs, devi-
ees. legatees. personal representa
tives and all other persons interested
in the estate of Samuel Kline, deceas-
d; the unknown lieirs, devisees, lesa-
es. personal representatives and all
other persons interested in the estate
f Maggie I. Kline, deceased; Lots
(1) two, J) three. (.) four, 4
(5) six, Cfi) fifteen. (15 sixteen.
(1C) seventeen. (17) eighteen. (18)
nineteen, (19) twenty d'0) and twenty
one. (Jl in Block seven (7) and Lots
three. (3) four, (4) five, (f.) six. (6)
seven. (7) ten. (It)) eleven, (11) twelve.
(121 thirteen. (13) fourteen, (11) fif
teen, (In) sixteen (16) and seventeen.
(17) Jn Klock eight, (8) all In Latta's
First Addition to the Village of Mur
ray, Cass county. Nebraska, and all
persons having or claiming any inter
est of any kind in and to said real
estate or any part thereof:
You and each of you are hereby
notified that I'aul Richter and Her
man Kichter as plaintiffs. Hlejl a peti
tion and commenced an action in the
District Court of the County of Cass,
Nebraska, on the 11th iay of May,
1921, against you and each of you, the.
object, purpose and prayer . of which
is to obtain a decree of court quietinj?
the title to Lots one, (1) two, (2)
three, (3) four, (4) rive. (D) six. (6)
fifteen. (15) sixteen. (16) seventeen,
(17) eighteen, (18) nineteen, (1? twen
ty (20) and twenty-one, (21) In Klock
seven, (7) and Lots three, (3) four,
(4) rive. (5) six, (6) seven. 7 ten.
(10) eleven. (11) twelve. (12) thirteen.
(3) .fourteen, (14) fifteen, (15) six
teen (16) and seventeen, (17) in Rlork
eight f8 ail in Latta's First Addition
to the Village of Murray. Cass coun
ty, Nebraska, as against you and each
of you and for such other relief as
may be Just and equitable.
You and each of you are further
notified that you are required to an
swer said petition on or before Mon
day, the 27th day of June, 1921, or the
(allegations therein contained will be
'taken as true and a decree will be
J rendered In favpr of the plaintiffs and
'against you and each of you accord
in-r to the prayer of said petition.
Dated this 11th dav of May, 1921.
I'AtTL RICHTKU and
V. A. ROBERTSON,
ml8-4w. Atty. for Plaintiffs.
Ernest N. Christ i
Ali.c M. smith:
Memory books as well as engraved
cards of artistic design, suitable for
the graduate can be found at the
Journal office in a large assortment.
anson. plaintiff, vs.
Smith, first and
unknown, hi r husband:
James I'lummcr: Nancy I . I'lumnicr.
his wife; Sclwin R. I'liimmer and
Sarah I'lumnicr, his wife; Sclwin I'.
I'lummcr; I'lumnicr, lirst and
real name unknown. his wife; Fred
J. I'lumnicr: i'lmnmcr, first ami
real name unknown, his wife: Mary
I. I'lummer; I'lummer, first and
real name unknown, her husband;
Harriet M. Young and ). I. Young,
first and real name unknown, her hus
band: Virginia Megeath; Me-
gcath, first and real name unknown,
her husband: Minnie 10. Megeath:
Megeath. first and real name unknown,
her husband; Mildred Elizabeth Me
geath; MegV.ath, first and real
name unknown, her husband: Jennie
Megeath;, Megcatli, first :nd
real name unknown, her husband; Jen
nie M. Megeath: Megeath, first
and real name unknown, her husband:
Jennie M. Druien and J. L. Druien, first
and real name unknown, her husband:
Mildred E. Ives ind Frank J. Ives, her
husband; Samuel Addison Cochran Me
geath; Addison Cochran Megeath: Ad
dison C. Megeath: Samuel A. Megeath:
Judith Y. Megeath; Judie Yv Megeath;
and the heirs, devisees, legatees, per
sonal representatives and all other
persons interested in the estates of the
following named persons, to-wit: Alice
M. Smith, James I'lummer, Nancy 1 ).
I'lummer. Selwin 15. I'lummer. Selwin
I. I'lummer, Fred J. I'lummer. Mary
I". Plummet-, Harriet M. Young. Vir
ginia Megeath. Mildred Elizabeth Me
geath, Minnie 10. Megeath, Jennie Me
geath, Jennie m. Aiegeatn. f-amuei .-i-dison
Cochran Megeatn. Addison Coch
ran Megeath, Addison C. Megeath,
Samuel A. Megeath. Judith Y. Me
geath. Judie V. Megeath, whoso names
and residences are unknown; and the
northwest ouarter of the northeast
quarter; (NY'4, NE'4) the northeast
(luarter of the southwest quarter:
(NE'i. SW'UI the southwest quarter of
the northeast quarter; (SV4. NE'i)
the northwest quarter of the south
east quarter: (NW'i. SEVi) the south
half of the northwest quarter (SVfe.
NW'W) and the west half of the south
west quarter, (WU.. SV ) all in Sec
tion six, 6) in Township twelve. (12)
north of Range ten. (10) east of the
6th P. M., in Cass county. Nebraska;
and all persons claiming any interest
of an'.' kind in said real estate, or any
part thereof: and all persons having or
claiming any interest in the before de
scribed teal estate, real names un
To each and all of the above named
and designated defendants, both non
resident and other defendants, take
You and each of you are hereby
notified that Ernest N. Christ ia nson,
the plaintiff herein, has filed his peti
tion in the District Court of Cass coun
tv. Nebraska, which petition was filed
on Mav 20. A. D. 1921. against you
and each of you. the object and prayer
of which petition is to obtain a decree
quieting and confirming the title to
the north west quarter of the northeast
quarter; (NW't. NE'i' the northeast
quarter of the southwest quarter;
(NI0'4. SV'4) the southwest quarter
f the northeast quarter: SV4. Xli',)
the northwest quarter of the southeast
quarter; (NV',. SE!4) the south half
of the northwest quarter (HVfe. NVi)
and the west half of the southwest
quarter, iV. S'',4) all in Section
six, ( 6 Township twelve. (12) north
of Range ten, (10) east of the 6th P.
M.. in Cass county. Nebraska, in the
plaint i IT. and to remove certain clouds
and forever barring and estopping the
defendants and each of them and all
persons claiming by, through or under
them or any of them from having or
claiming any riclit. title, interest or
lien in or to said premises or to any
part thereof, and for such other relief
as equity may require.
You and each of you are hereby re
quired to answer said petition on or
before the 11th day of July, A. D.
ERNEST N. CHRISTIANSON.
By 10. S. NICKER SON,
m23-r".v. His Attorney.
RETORT OF THE CONDITION
PLATTSMOUTH STATE BANK
Of Jlattsmouth, Nebr.
Charter No. 786 in the State of N
braska at the close of business
on May 23rd, 1921.
OTICH TO ("OMKACTOHS
Sealed bids -will be received at the
office of the State Department Of Pub
lic Works. 4th Floor. Brownell Block
at Lin.'Oln. Nebraska, until 10:00 o'clock
n. in., on Fridav. June 3, 1921, for con
struct, n-' culverts and incidental work
on the tlreenwood-Chalco Project No.
107-A, Federal Aid Rod.
Bids will be opened at the above
mentioned ofTice on or near the hour
of 10:10 o'clock a. m., on tho 3rd day
of June. 1921. County Boards are here
hv requested to be present or repre
sented. Bidders are Invited to be
The proposed work consists of con
structing culverts only.
The approximate quantities are:
123 cu. yds. of' special excavation,
6."i lineal feet of IS" culvert pipe.
112 lineal feet of 24"- culvert pipe.
50. 0!' cu. yds. concrete for lieadwalls.
52.62 cu. yds. concrete for box cul
verts. Certified check for 5 of the amount
of the bid will be required with each
and every bid received.
Plans and specifications for the work
may be seen and information and pro
posal forms secured at the office of
the County Clerk at Plattsmoutb, Ne
hrasks., or at the office of the State
Department of ,P.ub!ic Works at Lin
The State and County reserve the
right to waive all technicalities and
reject any or all bids.
GEO. R. SAYLES.
Countv Clerk. Cass County.
GEO. E. JOHNSON.
Secy., Dept. of Pub. Works.
Loans and discounts
Bonds, securities, judpnienTs.
claims, etc., including all
Banking house, furniture and
tixt u res
Other real estate
Current expenses, taxes and
interest pa hi
Due from National and State
Silver, nickels and cents....
. f 303.00:,. 49
4 0.71 4.3 4
7 2,7 12.. '12
Capital stock paid in
Individual deposits subject to
Time certificates of deposit.
Cashier's checks outstanding
Due to Rational and State
Notes and bills rediscounted
Depositor's guaranty fund...
State of Nebraska 1
County of Cass I
T. II. A. Schneider. Cashier of the
above (named bank do hereby swear
that the above statement Is a. correct
and true copy of the report made to
the State Bureau of Bankinsr.
H. A. SCHNEIDER.
J. H. BECKER. Director.
HENRY HORN. Director.
Call phone 2913.
this 26th day of
fworn to before me
(My commission expires July 17, 1921)
Marriage license issued in county
court yesterday afternoon to Miss
Loreta King and Mr. Victor H. Heis
ele, both of St Louis, and were mar
ried last evening by Father Ferdin
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