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JIOHDAY. SZPTE7.EEEP. 26. 1921.
PLATTSSTOUTH SEIJI-wXEEXY JOITRI7A1
Prepared in the Interests of the People of Nehawka and Surrounding Vicinity Especially
for the Journal Readers. .
Frank P. Sheldon was a visitor on
business at Nebraska City on last
Wm. Hose celebrated his S9th
birthday last Thursday and is at
his age feeling fine.
George Tate was at Omaha last
Wednesday, whertOhe? was taking in
the electrical parade.
Hon. E. M. Pollard and wife were
visiting at Omaha last, Friday, they
making the trip in their auto.
Mr. Wm. Eastrlch has been con
structing a barn on his lots in East
Nehawka during the past week.
Charles Adams and family were
visiting in Plattsmouth last Wednes
day, making the trip in their auto.
W. B. Dale and A. E. Fletcher of
Union, are busy getting the residence
of Marion Tucker in condition of
Hoy Howard and wife from near
Murray were visiting with friends
and shopping at the Sheldon store
Chalmer Switzer was looking af
ter some business matters in Platts
mouth last Tuesday, moking the trip
in his auto.
Call us for quotations on grain
and for reservations for de
livery. Nehawka Farmers' Grain Go.
We are also carrying all
The Lutviberg Parages
Our aim the best possible service in all lines. We
are carrying a full line of auto supplies and accessories, as
well as Electrical Goods and Supplies. Our repair de
partment guarantees the best service.
The Lumberg Garage,
Lester F. Wunderlich,
In Basement of Auditorium, Nehawka, Nebraska
Brown and Blacks, High Tops,
A clean-up on Children's and Misses' Ox, Curt Metal, Pat. Vici Kids,
is!S isi' u
TfJI J7T QfbAPf Bath Tabfets, Peroxide, Coco-long Sar, Castile, Pine,
1 r t Jl KJjHlI m , Palm Olive, Cream. OSive.
Any kind. Choose for yourself. A complete line of the best toilet soaps.
D. C. West and wife and Mrs. R.
C. Pollard were visiting in Platts
mouth last Wednesday, making the
trip in their auto. I
Thomas E. Fulton made and sent j
fo his son-in-law, Albert Stoll, a!
cattle branding iron for use on the
ranch at Wayside. Nebraska.
A letter from Hope St. John, who
is attending the state university, tells
of the school getting under way, and
she is liking the work line.
H. M. Chrisweisser and Z. W.
Shrader were looking after some bus
iness matters in Plattsmouth last
week, driving over in their car.
Henry Felted, the painter, has
been busy painting at the home of
C. W. Falischman, having just com
pleted the painting of his barn.
D. C. West and wife and Mrs. H.
C. Pollard were visiting in Platts
mouth last Wednesday and Mr. West
was also looking after some busi
C. D. Keltner, the janitor at the
school building, was looking after
some business matters in Lincoln
last Tuesday, making the trip via
Henry Shoemaker is assisting in
the repairing of the building on the
farm of Frank Sherwood, near Avoca,
which was damaged by the recent
The new house which Mr. Jame3
Miller is constructing is going along,
though the weather has been greatly
against the rapid pushing forward
of the work.
Leo Switzer, the implement man,
has with the receipts of new goods
filled his implement sheds, and is
ready for any business which may
come his way.
J. G. Wunderlich and Elba Ing
weison are in the west, where they
went last Thursday to see the coun
try and look after the preposition of
the purchase of lands.
Fred Smith of Plattsmouth, sales
man for the T. H. bollock Auto com
pany, was a visitor in Nehawka last
Friday, coming down to look after
some business in his line.
J. M. Palhier went last Friday to
Plattsmouth. where he secured a
large pressure tank which he took to
We repair all
Batteries, in fact
we conduct a
Wafer Service Free!
I I MllVltl "f-
$A 0 a,d $
9 ounce bars Laundry Soap 25c.
Avoca with his truck making the
trip in about three hours.
Win. Hicks and John Frans have
been digging a well at the Maple
Grove school., near Mr. D. Wolph's
and when completed they will go to
near Avoca tD sink another one.
John Knabe has just had con
structed a new garage on his farm.
Miller & Gruber did the concrete
work of which it is mostly composed,
and Henry M. Pollard the wood work.
Miss Evelyn Wolpli, who is teach
ing in the city schools at Platts
mouth, was a visitor for over Sun
day at the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Bueephlas Wolph, return
ing to her
J. A. Doughty and daughter. Mrs.
Nellie Tucker, were visiting in Platts
mouth last Wednesday, looking af
ter some business matters and also
participating in the bargain sales
which were on that day.
Leland Hodge last week took the
railway mail clerks' examination at
Omaha, at which time there was
such a large number who were be
ing examined, that it required two
days instead of one, as is the regu
Clarence Heebner, who has been at
Imperial for the past summer, re
turned to Nehawka last " Thursday
evening having driven from there in
his Fcrd car. lie reports it very wet
there, but says from McCook this way
the crops are good.
A. F. Poedeker, who has been in
the west for some time, returned
home la?t Tuesday, having enjoyed
the time spent in the west nicely;
bi:t fully convinced that this is about
as good , a place to live as any one
in the country.
Rev. C. E. Moore and wife, pastor
and assistant of the Methodist church
here, were in attendance at the an
nual conference at Lincoln last week,
Mrs. Moore returning last Saturday
to look after the Bible school, while
the Rev. Moore remained until Mon
day. John W. Schwartz and wife enter
tained for dinner at their home, Hen
ry Kropp and wife with their son,
and Jacob Shrader of Bertrand, who
was a visitor here, and Mrs. Dora
Ganzel, of Dunbar, who was also
visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Schwartz last Thursday.
Detrich Steffens was at Weeping
Water last Thursday to arrange for
the taking of his fine line of Silver
Spangled Hamburg chickens to the
Cass county fair, which is to be held
at Weeping Water on Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday of this week.
Mr. Steffens has a fine line of chick
ens. Mr. Fred Linville was a visitor in
Omaha during last week, where he
underwent a clinic with the X-ray,
and after the consultation of the spec
ialist it was concluded that he was
suffering from ulcers of the stomach,
and accordingly he returned lart
Saturday morning to the hospital,
where he will take a course of treat
ment, he being taken to Omaha by
Mr. Lester Wunderlich.
A. F. Sturm, who has been busy
constructing a new home, has the
building so far advanced that they
are ready for the plasterers. The
lathing has been done by Mr. J. J.
Richardson o$ Nebraska City, while
the wiring has been done by the
Whitaker Brothers, electricians, of
Nebraska City, Mr. B. E. Whitaker
and Guy Campbell were doing the
work. While here they also wired
the house which Henry Gruber is
building and the residence of Mrs.
Entertained for Supper
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Fulton
entertained last Sunday for dinner
at their home, Mr. W Hicks, Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Hitt and Chester B.
Briggs of Plattsmouth and Miss Alto
Duckworth of Omaha.
Will Light the Fair
Chalmer Switzer has just received
French Heels, Excellent Values
of men like
in the real
a lighting plant of the Willis and
which makes one or the most excel
lent lighting plants and which he is
taking to Weeping Water for instal
lation in the tent pavillion which is
10 be used for exhibition of the coun
tv. This will erive the people who
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ait; 1 ii nt-tru ul a. iioiimifi jiium an
opportunity to see it working and al
so will supply the Fair association
with the needed light for their work
Will Have Two More Street Lights
Nehawka is to enjoy two more
lights on' her streets, arrangements
j having affected to that end and a
few davs since Mr. v.. r ox ana new
Pure Bred, Spring Farrow,
to anyone in Otoe or Cass
H. G. POLLARD,
Nehawka - Nebraska
1.1- m. ! I
i seal me concrete vault, ma.it-
!? ?. r x m.
xng n imprevious to water.
This is the only burial vault,
which perfectly keeps out
water from the casket. Call
iiiler & Umber
for service on burial vaults.
Lace and 1-Straps.
lii Q k II S I
ey Brittain of Plattsmouth were down
last Friday and arranged for the ;
changes which would be necessary
Mr. Brittain remaining to complete
Undergoes an Operation
Mrs. Blais Dale, who has been feel
ins very poorly for some time past,
went to Omaha accompanied by Mr.
Dale where she underwent an oper
ation for the benefit of her health.
Mrs. Dale is doing nicely and it is
hoped that the treatment will restore
her health. Mr. Dale was up last
Saturday and found the wife doing
A C;i.-:h'.ran eight horse power en
pane with Dixie magneto and im
pulse starter. In good condition.
Given Tvo Heceptions
Incident to the wedding of Miss
Margaret. Hicks and Charles Hitt,
Jr., of Plattsmouth. the father of the
bride and the friends of the bride
gave a reception last Sunday at the
garage, at which a large number of
people attended and a merry time
was had, they extending greetings
and well wishes to the newly wed
ded pair. Mrs. Hitt remained until
last Friday and on that afternoon
was tendered a reception by the mem
bers of the Royal Neighbors of Amer
ica, of which she was a member.
Found A Baby's Shoe
Found a baby's patent leather shoe
and a stocking. Owner can have
same by calling at Sheldon's store
ana" paying for this notice.
Entertained the Freshies
The Sophomores of the Nehawka
school last Friday evening entertain
ed at the school building for the
Freshmen, at which time a worth
while program consisting of read
ings, recitation?, songs and following
which games and amusements were
indulged in. Refreshments were al
so served and all enjoyed the happy
Working Like a Bee Hive
The department store of F. P.
Sheldon, which is doing a good busi
ness, and for a reason, they have the
goods, sell them at a figure which
appeals to the purchasers and have
an excellent service when it comes to
salespeople. The management is un
der Mr. Walter Wunderlich, who de
votes his time and energies to the
best interests of the business and
which is reflected in the excellent
busines which they are doing. Miss
Belle Bouck, who has charge of the
dry goods department, is a very cap
able and painstaking saleslady, be
ing always alert to the best interests
of the customers and the store. The
grocery department is looked after
by two of Nehawka's young men,
who are bending every energy to the
best conduct of the store, Messrs.
Chester Stone and George Pollard.
The institution is working with the
regularity, of a bee hive.
YOUNG PEOPLE ARE
Miss Myrtle 0. Chappell and Mr.
Paul Wolph Joined in Wed
' lock at Nehawka
One of the pretty home weddings
of the fall season occurred Wednes
day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed
ward Chappell at Nehawka, when
their daughter, Miss Myrtle, was
united in marriage to Mr. Paul Wolph
one of the progressive young farm
ers of that community.
The rooms of the home were very
charmingly arranged with decora
tions of cut flowers, roses predom
inating in the decorations and lend
ing an enchanting appearance to the
handsomely arranged rooms. Rev. C.
E. Moore" of the Methodist church
performed the weeding ceremony, the
riing service being used in the join
ing of the lives of these two esti
mable young people.
Miss Bertha Pitman as brides
maid and Connie Wolph, brother of
the groom were the attendants at
The bride was handsomely gown
ed in a costume of organdie over
white stain and presented a most
charming picture as with the splen
did young man whom she was to
joints a helpmate, took their sta
tions before the minister to repeat
the vows that were to make them
Following the ceremony the bridal
party and the members of the fam
ily were treated to a very dainty
luncheon that had been prepared for
the occasion and at the close of which
the young people departed for the
west where they will enjoy a hon
eymoon at Denver and other points
in Colorado. On their return Mr. and
Mrs. Wolph will be at home to their
friends after October 15th.
The bride i3 one of the charming
young ladies of the Nehawka neigh
borhood and has been reared to wo
manhood there where her friends are
'limited only by her acquaintance
ship. The groom is a son of Mr. and
Mrs. B. Wolph. and one of the lead
ing young farmers of the southern
portion of Cass county. Mr. Wolph
is having a handsome modern bung
alow erected on his farm near Avo
ca and as soon as completed will
bring his bride there to dwell and
the young people become residents
of that section of Cass county.
BOTH WERE FRIGHTENED
The other evening while little
Edith St. John of Nehawka was gath
ering the eggs at her home, she spied
two eggs in a nest in the straw and
reaching in she disturbed a large
bull snake which was feasting on
the nest of newly laid eggs for his
-supper. The sudden appearance of
little Edith startled the snake and
his snakeship also frightened Edith
and both disappeared leaving the
nest with the remaining eggs. Neith
er the snake nor little Edith were in
jured but both received a good fright.
Miss Agnes Stander is visiting at
the home of her sister, Mrs. Albert
Seiker near Elmwood. v
Aaron Rauth was shelling corn last ;
Thursday and delivering the same to'
the elevator in, Mauley. j
John Murpehy, Jr. was attending
the Ak-Sar-Ben last Wednesday,
driving over in his auto.
David Brann and wife were spend
ing last Sunday with friends in Lin
coln, making the trip in their auto..
Joseph Wolpert looked after the
store for Rudie Bergman while the
latter visited Omaha last Wednes-;
Omar Coon recently purchased the
excellent span of mules which has
been owned by Wm. Heebner here
tofore. Frank Wannanaker with his fam
ily are moving in to the place which
was recently vacated by Mr. A. II.
A. Steinkamp was looking after
business maters in Elmwood and oth
er points in the western portion of
Claude Breckenfeldt. brother of
Mrs. W. J. Ran, was a visitor in Man
ley last Thursday looking after some
' E. A. Burns and wife, with the
children were over from Plattsmouth
last Sunday evening, visiting at the
home of J. L. Burns.
W. J. Rau was looking after some
business matters in Louisville on last
Wednesday afternoon, making the
trip over in his Buick.
George Coon and family, Miss Min
nie Coon, Rolin Coon and Graver
Laurenson enjoyed last Sunday at
the country home of Fred Laurenson,
east of town.
Mrs. J. L. Burns was visiting and
looking after some business matters
in Omaha last week and while there
purchased a stock of goods for her
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Miller and wife
of near Wabash were the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Flaischman for
the day last Sunday and all enjoyed
the visit greatly.
The Rev. Higgins and Michael
O'Leary were visiting in Omaha last
Tuesday calling on Mrs. J. J. O'Leary
who is convalescing at one of the
hospitals in that place.
Among those shelling corn during
the past week in the neighborhood of
Manley were Wm. Otte, John Mock
enhaupt and Hane Nelson, they all
making delivery at Manley.
Rudolph Bergman and wife were
visiting at the fall festivities at Om
aha last Wednesday, making the trip
with their car. They were also look
ing after some business matters as
A. H. Humble, Eli Keckler and
Herman Dall composed a force of
workmen who have been cleaning the
well and putting the pumping sta
tion in condition at the home of Mr.
Charles Gerlich who but a short
time since removed to Benson,, where
he could have better school facili
ties, was a business caller in Manley
last Wednesday evening, driving
down in his auto.
August Stander is having con
structed a new granary and elevator
at his home, where he will have a
elevator placed in for the better
handling of his grain, of which he
raises a large quantity.
Fred and John Falischman have
been busy during the latter part of
last week and a portion of this in
repairing the roof on the barber shop
and replastering the ceiling of the
same which was injured in the storm.
Theo Harms and wife, and their
two children. Otto and Herman, and
Glen and Rachel Flaischman were
all enjoying the sights at Omaha last
Wednesday, when they motored over
in order to attend the Ak-Sar-Ben
Mrs. George W. Goodman is re
ported as having some trouble with
her ears, which have been giving her
much pain during the past few
weeks. She will go to Omaha for
an examination by a specialist and
On account of the question of
whether the farming is paying or not,
Henry Peterson has decided not to
farm the coming year, notwithstand
ing the fact that he has a good farm
and the rent has not been high, con
C. E. Mockenhaupt is workins
withy Mr. August Krecklow on the
roaa work, they having been very
busy replacing the bridge between
Murdock and Elmwood on the state
road, this requiring their time ex
clusive to all other kinds.
Miss Dora Meisinger who Is em
ployed in Lincoln, was a visitor at
the Ak-Sar-Ben last Wednesday and
returned home for a short visit, go
The Elevator Complete!
The Schroeder corn elevator complete, with all
that goes with a complete elevator, including horse
power, jacks, head section hoppers and ready to work
at the following prices
Made of wood, 0"f fStflk
price complete B.V
All steel elevator,
price complete. . .
THESE ARE PRE-WAR PRICES
ing to Lincoln last Thursday and
was taken to Murdoc-k by her broth
er Lawrence to catch the train.
Reports from the hospital at Om
aha where Jacob Lihnes is receiving
treatment is to the fact that he is
leaking satisfactory improvement,
and hopes soon to be out. He was
the man who was so nearly electro
cuted at the quarry not long since.
Messrs. John Murtey and George
Curyea. both of Alvo, and partners
with Mr. John Crane of Mauley, in
the lumber business, were in town
last Wednesday looking aftt-r some
busines? matters and consulting with
Mr. Crane relative to the business
On account of the small wreck of
n short time since Section Foreman
Monroe Neihart was layed off for
ten days, and with him went also
two of his workmen as a silent pro
test of the injustice in the action of
the railroad. The concensus of opin
ion being that it was not the fault
of the section men.
Last Monday W. H. Frost, who
has made his home in Manley for
some time past, moved his household
goods to Lincoln where they will
make their home, and from which
point Mr. Frost will travel for a lum
ber company of the capital city.
Their many friends in and about
Manley are very loathe to see them
The new lumberman, Mr. John
Crane, thinks the best way to have
things in proper shape is to put them
in that condition. He has been mak
ing some changes in the affairs at the
lumber yard and has just rebuilt the
scale in front of the office, having a
new platform placed thereon and
ready for what it will be necessary to
weigh there on.
Wish to Change Streets
For the accommodation of those
who come from the north into town,
the matter of changing the streets
on Manley is being agitated. The
idea being to continue the main road
running south near Mr. Vogler'.s
place until it interpects with the
main street near the public school
building, thus eliminating two turns
in getting into town. A petition is
being circulated for the purpose of
having the change made by the
Stove for Sale or Exchange
A large Art Garland base burner,
good condition, large bowl. Will sell
cheap or trade for gas engine, one
and half h. p.
A. 11. HUMBLE.
2sw, 3d. Manley, Nebr.
A free moving picture show and
Farm Bureau meeting will be held
at the town hall in Manley, October
6. at 8:00 p. m. Everyone interest
ed in the agriculture problem of Cen
ter precinct come, bring your fam
ily and help work out an agriculture
The moving pictures will be fine.
L. R. SNIPES,
Co. Agr. Agent.
IDA M. WILKINS,
Co. Home. Agt.
LINCOLN AND DEN
VER IN THE WESTERN
Prospects Good Joplin and Sioux City
will be Crowded Out because
of lack of Patronage.
With the Western league season
drawing to a close next Tuesday con
siderable speculation is rife as to the
towns that will hold franchises in
the loop next year.
In Joplin, Mo., and Sioux City, la.,
the attendance has been very poor
this year and the chances are that
these two towns will drop out of the
league. Denver and Lincoln are the
cities that are being talked of to
fill up the holes in the league. In
fact Denver has almost cinched the
Sioux City, franchise while Lincoln
is ready to take over the Joplin fran
chise as soon as it Is placed on the
Both towns formerly held berths
in the Western league and supported
some rattling good teams until non
interest finally forced them to retire.
Now the fans are said to desire re
entrance to the league and promoters
have confidence in their pledges of
We can furnish you blank books
most any kind at Journal office.
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