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VOL. no. xxzvin.
PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 1921.
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TELLS OF WORK WITH
MEN OF THE A E. F.
stm? to be the special mark of the
burglars in that city and a few eve
Rev. John Calvert Devotes livening nings ago was burglarized for he
Worshio Hour to Relating cf second time in as many months. This
Experiences Luring War. I time the burglars were put to a
r 3 'greater or less amount of trouble in j
From Mndavs Maiiv getting into the store and gained
T-,ef oniTw ti.o wh., their entrance by cutting a hole in
the evening: worship at the First
Methodist church were treated to a
very interesting series of reminis
cences by the pastor, covering the
days of the world war when he was
with the men of the A. E. F.. as one
i-r tlio a-nrl-ppj ff tVio V "M. O. A. t
Preceding the address of the ev
ning a song service was held
which the audience as well as the
splendid male chorus of the church j
took part and the songs served as an i
inspiration to the splendid remarks
there were later to be enjoyea by tne
congregation. Tne special nature of Services at Farmele Theatre at 3 0'
the address brought many former clock Will be Open to the Pu'c-
serviee men to the church to enjoy J jjc Very Impressive.
the occasion as Dr. Calvert was on ; ;
duty in a number of camps at which! prrin) Tuesdays Dally.
i'lattsniouin men were siauoneu di
one ume or anoiaer in wic- gri von-
Dr. Calvert in his opening remarks vce tQ nonor those of the brothers Pealed bid at the'time the city coun-) the appearance- of P.ev. H. G. Mc
related the strong cesire tnat he nau who have Dnssed to the ereat lodre mi nvonod aiti- thcro woro a lar?p i t'lucky of the Presbyterian church
lil iir t iittrl iii tiic citi v itc ui iuc
camps. His relation or tne trip over
seas, the boat drill, the life belts
that everyone was compelled to wear
and the alertness for Mibs, was some-
thing that almost everyone crossing
the big water experienced in the dark
days of the war and particularly at
that time, when the allied armies
were not in the most favorable con-i
ditinn. On landing at Liverpool Rev.
Calvert was permitted a few days
absence to visit his native village in
Yorkshire, England, and to enjoy a
stay with his mother and at that!
time noticed what was so. familiar toJ
the American troops passing thru!
England the absence of the young;
men of the country and the drilling
nee to fake their Dlace on the far- !
' 1 lilt: 11 U ill L't IU XU J la I Ul
flung battle line of England, if need
be. ' i
Dr. Calvert arrived in France at
the port of Le Harve, France from
the time in ner-onal work with the
men up to the time of the signing of
the armistice when he was sent to the
army if occupation, arriving at Co
lder?, Germany, on Christmas day,
191S. nn-1 remaining in that section
of the country until the spring of
1910 -a hen he returned to the United
In his closing Dr. Calvert paid a
tribute to the American soldier for
his feeling of religious Inspiration,
his devotion to the higher things of
life, oven in the sordid and bloody
scenes of warfare nnd which the
speaker stated would make anyone
a better American to realize.
visits city inssioi:
From Mon'iav's ra'v.
Ye-lerday a number of the Platts-
month, residents journeyed to Oma
ha where they assisted in an after
noon entertainment given at the
ri:v mi3ion for the youngsters who
.ire boirg locked after by Miss An
thony, the superintendent, and the
parents of the little folks. This mis
sion oares for a great work in the
metropolis and the young people of
Omaha and from out m the state.
,;l!':,.an(1 Ir,5', E- :??cott; Mr8v
William Baird, Miss Alice Louise
Wrscott. Miss Clara Mae Morgan,
.Miss Dorothy Gray and Miss Helen
;ir,d Master Edgar Wescott were in
the party who were conveved to the'
metropolis by L. L. and J. E. Wiles. J
Mrs. Wescott gave a number of vo-
ml slorMors, Mr. Baird. a reading;
Mb Alice Louise a whistling spec-
i:;lty ?nd Mie3 Ciara Mae Morgan
i cuiontinno '
while Miss Dorothy Gr7v appeared ,
...i.,. . . . .
"i. 11 one oi ner entertaining stones
and Edgar Wescott at the tfrums.
CARD OF THANKS
We desire to express to our kind
mends our deepest and most heart
l-.nrl f i rlont ion anil thA nrrivnt . . ' , " - . ! " umurl o ,,.-,,.. -- -r-". - " . V V Y V-T 1L "as ouuu inai lue ponce ouicers
nr ? vrtT IT i.fm t'fro ovf,0d,at the Parniele theatre. who had deposited their certified the relationship of Ireland and Eng- a,ul Sheriff Quinton were already on
.f Jn,vSL This beautiful ceremonial of the checks with the clerk. The one bid Hand and the present day disturb- the PCene and were engaeed in un-
11 Z v r A tn enlilt as fraternit' win be Pen to the public ' was that of the firm of Halsey. Stev-jnces that have proven so unfortun- v..indins the story of the outhreak.
offer of the . M. L. A., to enlist a and evervone js invited to be pres- art Co of Chicago and was the prop- r.te for the Emerald Isle and its poo-. , ' frnril n.
a secretary for the work overseas As ent nnd RmM b their in-J that ..g-,lled the beaaf. fn ple. Rev. McClusky took up a hU
the chaplain!!!? ould probably the honorinff of the memory of the the most approved style. This firm) cushion of the history of the Irish -a hotort th SJ
mean only a station in the United former members called by death. u'bidon $50,000 of the bonds at 6 per people acd the general outline of ,onv wiM? a 1 tdv ieSl and
States army camps Rev Ca vert de- s cne of the ceremonieff that ghows j cent and 1 66.000 at 5 M: per cent and their lives and customs from the first ;,;n5wee inawlre ' til fact
culed on the advice of ishop Stuntz the devotion of the at brother-' offered to print the bonds and give English conquest down to the pres-' the bridge 1 ! from the
to take up the work in the foreign hood of E,ks tQ those whQ once th $100 Q3 w ent (lay and explaInj the differences lltleQ e Mil road was be?nVre?
field and in May 191S. sailed on .the wcIccmf.d iDto their niidst and wh()the cot of preparing the legal opin-jtaat exist between the two distinct- and L the driver waftin-
Acnuatani.i for dutv at the foreicn i i.jj .i . , ,r I i r...t; - .t ,.!j pairea ana as lae arier was aciin
England and from there departed for City. At the Missouri Pacific station i V.'T '.l .- ' ;. , ' .,: : " nuality and Mr. Schneider urrrcd thai I-
Paris. spending several days there a number of the old friends were D 11 , I";,! i onr, w.' the city issue its bonds for a period! one of them wrs engaged m conver
aud had the startling experience of present to accompany the body to' L,inc01"'. "fr e "t", 1C of one year only in order that li-c' with the lady and at once the
iur Boche air raids, as the Germans the last resting place in Oak Hill 'IOed c,-. tn Jr.-, V V' city might acquire a better pri re r.t ; Omaha mr.n prepared for mortal corn
were at that time quite near the cemetery. The pall bearers were six "jlia: a p' " 'n-A' if he time of the issuance of the new, l'at. throwing off his upper garments
French capital and threatening the young ladies of the age of the cle-1 Jiff .,1 -no n thi hnndf Vnd t5nds- That his 3"r.ier.t was cor-!-and a few Passef Peaed the
safety of the city so that the gov- ceased, being Mis.e? Edna Gorder. : Jh,"anfn, t Jol'Vv t 1?p Pe erS Tru,t Co i rect was sllov- n la evening wton-! was not under the rules
errment o::ic:p.is ana neaaquariers oi uuncce uraim, r-icei! uiimuie, iuim ,:,5 tK : trv t1 .,1ft line ciiv cot oni soia ine nonas at j -
the welfare interest were preparing and Helen Farley and Maybelle TAll . .e a" 1 vfn'in Hovt Slower rate of interest than had b?en I cn-l Auburn man attempted to inter
to re-nove to Bordeaux for safety. .Troop. Phm 1h 1 n nt Tr,kt , 'advert ised for. but also secured a: cj-de but his attempt to play the role
While in Paris Ir. Calvert also had ' At the cemetery there were brief of $1,310 for the bonds ff peacemaker was. unsuccessful and
the .brill of a bombardment from services held, the Rev. II. G. Mc- ;,r1:0f,0sub0m k! "(1! ,111? from the Peters Trust company. The ' became the target of the blows
the long range German artillery bet- Clusky, pastor of the Presbyterian ; t o Ja-soJ: X-'Se incident has proven verv pleasing to of Jlie Omaha man, who was no kid.
wv known as "Bisr Bertha." and church, conducted the service and a lIi e.. rrom Ahe race forJA'e ?,?Y,".e' Mr Srhi,Pi,lPr ,,1 ih mrrnhpr., nf 'and in a few seconds the Auburn
which de.t roved a number of build- quartet composed of Mrs. J. W. L.Vh",", rVenresentaMves of Ins former administration who were i ma?. wf,s harfi.ns " the. r?pe?' fi?"
ings in that city. .Holmes. Miss Estelle Baird. Mr. G. of l in favor of the short time lively speaking The first man in
From the French capital Rev. Cal- I,. Farley and Rev. McClusky gave a as le tied bv U-e Peter-lnds last year. j th3 1uanel "ok nis car anl! drc
vert wa. sent to the American artil- number of the old and well loved -the matter a as settled I b tue I eters J J away from tne scene of action and
lprv tr-iinin" nmn f'Tmn Dp Ti hvmns nrior to the lavirs of the 1 rUil L - 01 l-niaua fi-'no avsaruea companion was left to battle it
f - .lra,nin- camp, camp lie L,a nmns, piior 10 me idi0 ui mi- rnnfraet and the document was PT'.TTTTJTuCl TTPn'T TTfiHT'VT.Tnfl'Kr r t. T.,e-
felt appreciation ot their kindness to hl11:'nanTT"ss f6 GrceY! lowed by the council on the recom
us during the time of the illness and ' T.ura?- ?L -Thifh l.he cort ..L'S? 1
rr tva ri. -wi j r uiu in nis autusiuuicu measin? man- -
th.mTktaan. nd t the young people f rem j g- Weyrlch che m ca man $15.00 N
friends in their hours of sorow. the ccmrt ho.u'e house rejoicing. n- Ebersole. drivin "re
Mrs. Otis Christy and family; Mrs.
Ann HarrU and family.
SUFFERS FROM BURGLARS
Prom Monday's Dally.
The store of V. Zucker. former
Plattsmouth resident, in Omaha,'
the roof of the building and then on
down the ceiling of the store room.
They made a very complete search
of the store and the amount of goods
taken, it is estimated, reach close to
$1,200 in value. i
ri IfO Krnn!AI Til
rl RN mrmifKiAl Hi
A t. i U V. . L 11. A V. -.1 A I, M 07 UV C V4 '- aa v
BC IIP! lS fill CIlSJDfiV result of thefforts of Mayor John
r firl M IlTJ ISfiSlflT sou as auctioneer the city is ahead
pinttsmnmh lrwi?r 'n 720 bot.'. i e ti,
olent and Protective Order of Elks
- - - -ww -
I will hnlil their annual mpmnriil cor.
life in the better land.
The oration of the occasion will be
jven Dv judRe
thJ. cit" .j w
James T. Begley, ofmonTtev wrench
ill without a doubt
be one cf the mo
dress that has, been
rii givt-u ai iiicw;
memorial services in the past.
In addition to the oration there
will be an appropriate musical pro
gram in keeping with the beauty and
solemnity of the occasion.
ljxHJa.u UX j&ilJ
Kmm Tuesday'n Dally.
This morning the body of Miss
Anna Craig arrived in this city from
Morrill. Nebraska, where she had
passed away on Sunday morning
v v tioniJ., w v, v, - " iv
ter an illness of some duration. Mr.
and Mrs. J. M. Craig, parents and
James Craig, a brother, accompanied
the body from the late home to this
fnmilv to be called by death and each
have succumbed to the malady of dia
betes, and bring3 the. family circle;
tr?L l "r-r ,n"u fJ
OLD KESIBENT HERE
Kii.iu ;.1on1ay'a Dallv
John Beaver of Percival, -Wyom
i prft. thn I o j 1 I ( t" "r cinan I ' ui a. akvj w j.. w w a. ; L n 1 1 ii nicr vujtj 11 , i iii.tii. oul hi.
ily will have the deep sympathy of Banitirv iwer alone that street
years, tne craig ramny mane ineir streets, allevs and bridsres com-
ing, an old time resident ol :nisj water plant in mis city tnat tne new
county, bJ here enjoying a visit at rate3 as proposed would go into ef
; the home of his neice, Mrs. Nellie feet on June 1, but that under the
Gorder, and with other relatives and ; new rates the water company would
; friends. Mr. Beaver is a son of the place and maintain all meters for the
i late P. C. Beaver, and left Cass coun-. patrons with the water users exer
fv snmo thirtv vpnrs ner for the west rl-.ine' the nroner care of the meters
a'n(1 ha3 since that time made his
home in Wyoming, where he is en-'
gaged in farming. He notes a great ,
many changes in this city and speaks
very glowingly of the advancement
that Plattsmouth has made during
the years that he has been absent.
One of the most familiar spots that
hp h.i! vl ftfl 4a i a rlrl V nm act on rl '
just south of Cullom where for many,
years the Beaver family resided. He
will remain here for the week visit-
ing. with old time friends.
DOINGS LN COUNTY COURT
Fro:n M"day'8 "
Petition w.ns fiiori in th pctoto
saae M. Ward, deceased, of Elm-.
wood. asking that the estate be ad-,
m"ed to probate and that the court'
appoint an administrator to Kettle
the affairs of the estate: The deceas-'
a loft enmo Ann : i
" r ." ,vuw 1U ,cai l!,wie
William Deles Dernier appears as the
ittornev in the nnsA
Saturday evening Judge Beeson or"ere" carried out but the exact lo
was called upon to unite In the bonds c&tion f the gauge will be deter
of wedlock Mr. nien Ti Moaria nf toi..! mined on later.
Advertising is the life of trade.
CITY MAKES A
PETERS TRUST CO
BUYS $96,030 OF 30N23
AT 512 PER CENT.
From Tuesday's Dally.
The city administration last eve
ning officiated at the sale of the
,$96,000 worth of reiunuing bonds;
that will be Issued on January 1 to
I the end of twenty years when the
last of the bonds are paid for. j
It had been the original intention j
to offer the issue of bonds at the
rate of six per cent and this was the
fullest intention of the city govern
ment until the opening of the bids f
i. I 11 v oaic VL LUC uvuu c o w&v-i
statement made. City
t..k,,-.. A -,.,! nnal
The reading of
f this bid threw the!
into the proceedings !
and the representatives of the
ious bonaing nouses preseni nan to
mat:e iresn e3limaies on las qkiil
to which they wanted to go in the j
hnnd hidrlinir sr.ime and the finance1
committee of the council adjourned j
to allow a check up of the bid and it
was then found on reporting tnat a
saving of something like 55.900!
would be made to the city in the
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'lower rate of interest. j The excellent mUo':V - tlipt the
i At th.3 announcement of tae tritv has made of thr rt funrling boiul : ;
ures, 11 'as decided that the city;that arp tQ fce i3SUO(1 in January, !
oum oiler the bonds at o 2 Per-jr. i; a vindication of the nosition
I Tont to those who qaalitiea as uui- (aken by former Mayor Henry A. !
At tR2 announcement 01 ue iig -
af-!"ers d,ui ,Vie "reu. ,.8 " 113 ,iu !
o . 1
Burns of the firm of Burns & Brink-!
er, the well known Omaha bondin
,nered a premmm of $1,000 :
bonds at 5 2. Mr. Peters cf ,
the Peters Trust Co.. tnen placed ai
000 oi bonds wnen the are i
sued on next January 1
The city council also received a
'communication from a number of
the residents along the north side of
mittee on motion of Mr. Schulhof.
The Plattsmouth Water Co., thru
its general manager Mr. G. F. West,
had communication before the coun
cil in which the company stated th.it
if the city did not decide to buy the
in the cold weather seasons and that
the company would also make all ex-
tensions and maintain the mains. On
motion this matter was referred to
the fire and water committee over
which Ij. L. McCarthy of the first
The judiciary committee through
rrli o I im o n Tf n Arr nro?pn t Prl the nnin-
City Attorney Rawls as to the!
of the eitv to narrow the width
an! in , the "opinion
;i renrentative the'
. .Pi,-J , Z . I
(of the citv's legal
matter could be handled by ordi
nance. The committee was empower
ed to have the ordinance prepared
and the streets, alleys and bridges
committee aiso requested to iouk over
"c"1 a"u "
mea"- ,T9Hhv nreented
tQe report oi nis commiuee as io ine
Installlnic of a gauge tc , detenn nej
the condition of the water in tne
. ti u -nr..
SUill'lILMIJe 1)1 Lilt? r lit I IM11UU I 11 liatu ,
i ... ... . . - I
V: an ?lllJie i
t iae bum ui .av or o a:iu inia was
J. F. Wolff. Kupplies to fire
: tljeu lliai viii eiiiiiie iiifiu iu inc. -.
Alvin Jones, salary 50.00
H. J. Chandler, same 50.00
Carl Egenberger, street work 2.15
Frank Boetel, same 12.35,
O. L. York, same 33.7 5 j
John Zitka, same 4.05 :
J. N. Elliott, same 25.50
iiauici, 1 1 1 . tj . y ' .
Gobelman, painting sign- 1.50 .
Boetel. burying two dogs .65
The regular session was then clos
ed and the city fathers commended
the work of sitting as a board of
equalization tor tne paving worx jn
the city in districts 21 and 22 and
the levying of the assessment as pro
posed against the property in the
Rev. II. G. McCluslry of
Able Talk cn Ireland
Fr.im Tuesday p Pally.
Last evening the members of
I Yonns Men's Bible
I Methodist church enjoyed an unus-
trpnt. at thfr WlT-lclv KPKion .in
i n2me.r?i.aI an.din,Ufe5t5f-1?S.po-;
t ion of the north and the more rural
and agricultural portions of the
var-'routh portion of the isle.
i'"'i, ...ui.. v..-.
and their guests jv.ere entertained
uamty rerre-nments ana
, . Til
the usual song tpst that jasled for
some time. ,
,fv i:fl, mnl nf tl- rrf'-.nr.ins- hnt.,;.; '
1 J xx .
Schneider at the time of the issu.ai'cc
cf the Vcnd3 last year.
At that tine
:the market was very
weak on tne
, d proposition anJ tfce ,c 0
hon o( lR k5n(, Q .1oubt.;,,
From Monday's Dally. j slowed down for the bad condition
Last evening Byron C. Doolan, in- ( of the bridge and the Auburn man,
structor in manual training and ath- j seeking to escape the rain of rights
letic director of the local high school, nnd lefts and upper cuts from his
returned to this city accompanied by, Omaha foe,-jumped on the running
his bride. The young people were; board of the car that had just arriv
married at Creal Springs, Illinois, on ! c.i on the scene and being mistaken
Thanksgiving day and enjoyed a; r.-ir a holdup man was crowned by a
short honeymoon before coming on monkey wrench in the hand3 of one
to this city where the' groom will re-! nf the occupants of the car. He fell
sume his work in the public schools.' from the running board, but was able
The coming of the bridal couple had! to run up the road a short distance
been reported among the friends of ! to where his companion had stopped
the athletic director and the boys of . their car and they then came on in
the high school were on hand when I to Plattsmouth to seek heJp and the
Burlington train No. 14 pulled in j minions of the law.
last evening and immediately the In the meantime the occupants of
night air was rent with the cries of
the school given by the boys and the
throwing of rice, so that the newly
wedded couple were given a proper
introduction to their new home.
FUNERAL SERVICES HELD
From Monday Tally. .
Yesterday afternoon the funeral
services of the late Otis Christy were
held at the First Methodist church
and attended by a large number of
Ji'1 ineuus, bhu as hue ih.
aivert, pastor or tne cnurcn, spo.ie
words of comfort to the sorrowing
widow and children as well as the.
brothers and sisters of the departed. I
holding out to them the promise of intoxication and Judge Beeson. who
the reunited lives in the hereafter i operates the mills of justice, assess
when the pain of parting should be ed a fine of $10 and costs which was
no more. During the service a num-' paid and the party allowed to return
ber df the old lover hymns were giv- to his home In Jim's town,
en and at the conclusion of the serv-! -
ice the body was borne to Oak Hill DO YOU WANT A GOOD HALTER?
cemetery where it was laid to rest in j .
the ramny lot tnere. 'me pan Dear-
members oi tne naseDau team oi
ix-hlrh the lerense1 wis a memVver as
well as service men.
Lowest rates. 5. 7, 10, 15 and
20 years. G. M. McClerkin. .at the!
Bank of Cass County, Plattsmouth.
iSianx D00K5. .ies yon can gei
of all kinds. The Journal.
e CI Pi C 5 Fit H
0SIAEA HAN CT1Z&N3 UP TWO
AUTCISIS 111911 AUBURN
Frfm Wi (Jrestlny's Oa!l.
j Not for the passing of many moons
J v,-;is the community so wrought up as
: lai:t night when two strangers ap-,
j pearcd on the etrtet inquiring fori
i tiif" police and telling a story of be-;
wilds cf Omaha, on the highway just
north of the city. The two men stat-
; cd that they were from Auburn and
one of ,1le Part' showed clearly the
marks ot tne centnet in wnich tie
had been involved and while the oth
er had not fuiiered anv nhvsical mu-
' ti'.ation he had lost his wig in the
! midst of the affray and was deprived
cf this touch of his personal toilet.
The story excited much interest
and a large party of citizens haptily
put out to the scene of action and to
!e:rn the real truth of the matter.
On the arrival at the scene of action
of the far famed Omaha moonshine.
b l". treM'ze the fact
Xv vnn XvAo a numbt
umber of tim-
lying along the roadside and
. ivhich cf course stopped the car. The
a h nartv v.i; rmhle tn nrnpppi
. , t. ,er and'stalled th ere and at this
tua .a ,r-n
Villi'. 111'. 1 I Oil
- oa tie s"en t"
car sipfd that'Tt:
i ' 111 i t Ll. i. -T LA a.1.aaa& LA J 1'- t v
in tn in the Auburn
ey saw the Omaha
car blocked on the side of the road
and hastened out like the good Sam-
! aritan t do what was nossibI for
'"'Lu it) iu ni:ai w
the etalled auto and
At this stage of the
ster of jealousy enter
the lady who had 1
with her companion
the etalled auto and its occupants.
At thin Rtae-P tit the c-amo tliA mnn
tered on the scene
from the big
tovn up the river, hastened forth
and planted herself in the car of the
Auburn , men and this incited the
fury of htr companion who at once
proceeded to tiike a hand and called
Hie two strangers very strongly as
' this time a third car came along and
the car who thought they were be
ing held up had reached the city and
notified Sheriff Quinton of the fact
that they thought there was a hold
up being pulled off at the bridge and
with the police he departed for the
scene just about the time the Au
burn party arrived to seek aid
When the law arrived on the scene
the man and woman from Omaha
were still on tlspot and were brot
on into the city and the story of th9
trouble poured into the ear of the
This morning County Attorney
Cole filed a complaint against the
man giving his name as Duckworth
for driving a car while in a state of
0ne dollar ten gets the bet halter
mno hr,k ir not Ratisfiori Thi i
v j w ...... -
i t .1
. " UA' T ' . -
jable to deliver this halter at your
: mailbox for $1.10 each, as many as
i vooi. um.ix-, v "
you want. Reference, Bank of Mur-
dock. Better try one.
A. J. TOOL,
n28, d8. . . Murdock, Neb.
Tablets, note books, pencils, etc..
ior tne scnooi tnuuren, may ue uuu
! at the Journal offics.
AMONG THE SICK
From Tuesday's Daily.
The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
M. B. Allen is reported as being quite
sick at her home in the south por
tion of the city suffering from. an at
tack of pneumonia and at the pres
ent time is showing but little im
provement but it is hoped that in the
next few das she may 1 e better and
be able to be up and around.
Mrs. Jejse Cahonn, who lives in
the south part of the city is reported
as beins: rather noorlv of lats hav
ing suffered from an attack of ery-j
:ath of a, w. at-
WOOD IN iSJJQi!
Former Resident of Plattsmouth
Passes Away After an Illness
of Extended Duration.
From Wetlnesday's Pal'y.
This morning a message was re
ceived here by friends of the family
of the death lest night at LaGrange,
Illinois, of. A. W. Atwood, formerly
a well known resident of this city
and for a number of years identified
with the business life of the com
Mr. Atwood has for some time
been in very poor health and being
well advanced in ag? he was unable
to withstand the ravages of his mal
ady and continued to grow more
feeble until death tame to his relief.
The deceased leaves to mourn his
death the wife and two children. Lee
L. .twoed of LaGrange and Mrs.
James W. Newell cf Chicago.
The Atwood family were for many
years residents of Jacksonville, Illi
nois, and the body cf the deceased
will be taken to that city for burial,
the funeral services being held tlic-re
Mr. Atwood during his residence
here was for some years engaged in
ibe conducting of a drug store In
the city and later was for a short
time engaged in newspaper work un
til the family moved back to Illinois
and has of late years resided at La
Grange. The old friends here of the family
will learn of the death with much re
gret nnd extend to the bereaved fam
ily their deepest sympathy In the
loss that has come to them.
From Monday's Daily.
Yesterday the home of Mr. and
Mrs. John P. Sattler on high school
hill was the scene of a very pleas
ant family athering that also mark
ed the observance of the fifty-seventh
birthday of Mr. Sattler. In hon
c;r of the event the familj' enjoyed a
fine dinner prepared by Mrs. Sat
tler and daughters and which was
very much appreciated by all of the
members of the family circle who
were in attendance. Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Lohman and family, and
Miss Katie Sattler of Omaha were
present as wd!l Mr. and Mr3. W. H.
Mason and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jes3
F. Warga. Mr. and Mrs. Karl Sattler
and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Law
rence Sprecher. John Sattler, Miss
Dorothy Sattler and the guest of hon
or and Mrs. Sattler.
Your ad will carry Punch if VOU'
Write it as a plain "selling talk" in -
sieau. oi trying xo iuss n up wixa
frills and exaggerations.
j Why Will They Oo If!
Uhy Will They Oo
The newspapers have never before con
tained so many accounts of robberies and
hold-ups involving hoarded money.
People who hide money at home or about
their property risk not only loss of their sav
ings but loss of life as well.
This bank, conducted under strict super
vision, offers every protection for the safe
keeping of your funds.
'Keep ycjr money in this bank!
the First national bank
THE BANK VVKiRE
EFFORT IS MADE TO
SAVE corn showers
Farmers anJ Bankers Ileet at Indi
apolis to Bevisa Means cf Pre
venting of Bankruptcy.
Indianapolis, Nov. 25. Farmer;;
and bankers of the corn belt met here
today in an effort to save corn grow
ers from bankruptcy.
The meeting was railed to do vis-?
some means of preventing severs I
hundred million bushels of corn on
farms of ten middle we-u-rn states
from being dumped on a bargain
Governor Warren McCray who
called the meeting in his capacity as
chairman of the corn belt advisory
commltee of the warfinanee corpora
tion planned to obtain loans for the
farmers with the corn crop being
used as collateral.
Eugene Meyer, chairman of the
war finance corporation presented the
plan to the meeting suggesting hunk
ers take advantage of federal funds
made available for farm aid and to
loan this money to the farmers and
tide them over the period of tight
money. Members of the corn belt ad
visory committee were here.
The states sending delegates to the
confereTice were Illinois, Oiiio, Iowa.
Missouri, Kansas Nebraska, South
Dak'otas, Minnesota and Oklahoma.
Farmers and bankers from all parts
of Indiana' took part in the meeting.
Solution of the needs of farmers in
the corn belt for financial assistance
rests with loeal bankers and farmers
co-operating with the state commit
tees of the government's war finance
corporation, Eugene Meyer, Jr., man
aging director of the corporation, de
clared today in addressing a meeting
of Indiana farmers and bankers.
Unlimited government funds may
be made available for the creJIt of
the farmers, he said, while Governor
McCray of Indiana, chairman of the
corporation's advisory committee on
the needs of the corn belt farmers,
estimated a maximum of $200,000.
000 would be required t.) lmame
farmers in holding their surplus corn
on the farms for an orderly market
ing of this year's bumper crop.
The advisory committee directed
Governor McCray to call a meeting of
governors at Chicago Friday to ar
range for other state-wide gather
ings of bankers and farmers. States
where these meeting are planned in
clude Iowa, Nebraska and South Da
kota. Mr. Meyer declared there was no
delay In providing the government
funds to banks for the farm loans
after a bank had qualified thru the
'corporation's state committees as to
collateral and character. Advances
of $1,500,000 to $2,000,000 daily are
being made by the corporation, he
Mr. Meyer emphasized that the
practice of the corporation permitted
banks to obtain the government mon ey
for one year or longer, which he
said would avoid problems arising
from sixty day or other short time
"One thing I want the bankers to
see," he said, "is that excessive in
terest rates are brought down for
the farmer. Eight and ten per cent
is too high."
Five dollars reward for informa-
! 1rn leading to recovery of strayed.
j two-year-old. branded Hereford steer.
, SEARL S. DAVIS.
2wks-w Murray, Neb.
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