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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Dec. 19, 1921)
VOL. KO. XXXVHL
PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1921.
GIVEN OUT TODAY
Fourteen Ycnnjr Men are Presented
With Letters for Their Work
This Season in Football.
From Thursday Ially
This morning at the convocation
lour the members of the football
squad at the Plattsmouth high school
were awarded their letters as testi
monials of their service on the-gridiron
the past season for their school.
The presentation was made in the
auditorium of the school and the
members of the school to be honored,
were seated on the platform and
where Coach Doolan made the pre
sentation to each of the young men.
fined to his home as the result of
Louis Svoboda, who has been con-
the fracture of a leg in football prac
tice, was unable to be present and
his chair was set on the stage and
the letter given out and will be tak-
en to the young man. 1
Following the presentation short
addresses were given by Mr. Camp-
bell, principal of the high school and
also by Frank Gradovilie, who has
been elected as captain of the foot-
ball team for the 1922 Eeason. At-
torney W. A. Robertson also gave a tad with them Mr. Metcalf of Om
short talk to the school in which he aha. who was the orc-amzer of th
comDared the came of football with
that of life. the head of the Omaha credit bureau I After the repast had been disposed
The members of the squad receiv- The proposition was discussed clear- J of tce time was spent in listening
ing their letter were: Howard Dwy- y ry au Gf tne members and they ! to a number of toasts from the young
er. Frank Gradovilie, Stewart Chase, showed the greatest of interest in men and the members of the faculty
Vern Hecdrick. John Ptak. Joe re- the matter and were much pleased oJ the school. Earl Troop, acting
jci. Frank Godwin. Glen Henry. Ed With the clear and able manner in captain of the 1921 team gave "Hold
Matchalatt. Harold Smith, John which the speaker outlined the work that Line," William Matchalatt "Ke
Warga. Harold Renner, Earl Troop, tnat had teen done in Omaha. A covering a Fumble," "Allison Flynn
Louis Sroboda. committee of the Ad club will go to "What a Cheer Leader Thinks."
At the close of the convocation the Omaha later where they will look Frank Gradovilie, captain of the 1922
school cheers, songs and yells were over the department at close range team. "Off for a Touchdown" and
led by Allison Flynn, president of ana investigate more fully the prop- Byron C. Doolan, coach of the team,
the senior class and cheer leader. osition with the view of its estblish-. gave a humorous address on "My
MUCH STIR OVER
RQAD NEAR UNION
Desire of Residents Northeast
That Place For Nett-Jloacl .
Leads , to a Dispute.
At the session of the Toard of
county commissioners a petition
signed by 114 of the residents of the
nvTthern portion of Liberty precinct
Mas filed asking that the present
roadway that runs east and west
thru the Chalfant neighborhood be
vacated and that a new road be
opened on the section line. The com-'
missioners sent the county surveyor
down to look over the road and as it
was a mail route Mr. Patterson did (
not feel that he was in shape to rec- '
ommend the opening of the road and
accordinglv took a position against
the granting of the petition. The
matter was discussed by the county
board and laid over until the Janu-
ary meeting on the first Tuesday in
the month, when the petitioners will
be on hand to present their case and
see if the new road cannot be open-
prcnTTTTnTTC nr trcprnT
-K.bMJLb.LlU.Nb l' HLbrLLl
The following resolutions, of re- lock or Geo Q. Dovey, but is brought present to take part. To fill the var
ppect were adopted by the Seymore against jjr, Parmele only, asking col- ious offices the following were chos
(Iowa) lodge of the Knights of Pyth- ectjon Df a large amount of collat- en: Mrs. Emma McMaken, past com
ias or which the late Otis Christy of eral deposited with the Merchants 1 mander; Mrs. Anna Ptak, command
this city was a member: National Eank by C. C. Parmele. As er; Mrs. BirdieRicharCs.LIeut.com-
Whereas: Almighty God, in his in- Geo Q. Dovey has in interest in some ! mander; Miss Mary Peterson, collec
finite wisdom, has seen fit to remove of the collateral, he is joined in the tor; Mrs. Elizabeth Bajeck, chaplain;
from our midst our beloved Brother suit to ,Ye him an DDortunity to Miss Violet Sutton, lady at arms;
Resolved. That Seymore Lodge. tf.rest is protected In the collateral, Sophia May-field, sentinel; Mrs. Har
o. 13,. Knights of Pythias, tender aad in no w ls an personal judg-. ry Beal, picket; Mrs. L. F. Pickett,
. ; .V ,v ' relative
of our beloved brother our heartfelt
Al. V, . I t 1 1 - - A. t
sympathy In their bereavement and
be it further
Resolved. That our charter be
draped for 30 day.s in honor of our
deceased brother Knight, who ful
filled hi3 obligation to the end and
TP5olvfrl T'at a ronv nf thpep Rnc.
olutions he sent to' the bereaved fam-
ilv a conv to" be spread on the min-
ute's of the Lodge.
H. C. LOWRY,
CALLED ON SAD MISSION
From Thursdays Dally.
TLis morning Father Ferdinand
Suesser of the Holy Rosary church j
of this city was called to Omaha'
where he will visit at the St. Joseph
hospital and administer the last sac-
raments of the Roman Catholic
church to a prominent merchant of
Rio Janeiro. Brazil Father Sues-
str is a fluent speaker of the Portu
guese language and the only priest
in the immediate vicinity of Omaha
who can speak this tongue, so he
was called upon to administer the
last sacraments to the dyng Brazl
ian. in his own language.
CREATES SOME EXCITEMENT
From Thursday's Dally.
This morning the team. of Philip
1,u' liiivutru u a vu&sy uicU
cons.derab e excitement on lower
Main street when they ran away and
crashed Into a buggy and single
horse that was standing in front of
the Johnson Meat market. There was
no one in .i.hpr hnT nrt th. nw
ainag was in tL 3ivfli-liw op jf
tn two vsiicis. j
IN SERIOUS CONDITION -
From Thursday' Ially.
Mrs. Dora Hease of this city has
been very poorly the past few days,
suffering from an attack . of heart
trouble and at the present time her
condition is very serious. Fred Hesse,
a son, and wife of .Minneapolis, are
here at the bedside of the mother,
the other children, who reside here
also being at the home to assist in
the care of the patient. The many
friends will regret very much to learn
of the condition of Mrs. Hesse and
trust that she may be able to rally
from the effects of the injury.
PREPARING TO START
CREDIT BUREAU HERE
d .dub Hears Address on this Sub-
ject at their Session Yesterday
and Approve of It.
From Friday's Dally
The Plattsmouth Ad club at their
session yesterday noon at the Hotel
Wagner took up among other matters
that of the organization here of a
credit bureau, similar to that in od-
era t ion in Omaha and other large
cities and as a eruest of their dinner
nrrmncit inn thoro nnrt irVin la now
iment here in the near future. I Aii-Amencan learn ana ai me con
Another matter coming up was : elusion Mr. Doolan was unanimously
I that of the securing of additional ' elected coach of the "All-American"
oolice nrotection at nieht for the team. R. G. Campbell, principal of
hiwinocs coMinn nf the itv and it !
was decided that the club would be
i in favor of assisting in the support
'of an additional member of the po
of lice force to be placed by the mayor
the city to give added security to
tne Dusiness section oi me city, ane
Jmatier will be taken, up with, the jkh
lice committee or the council ana tne
new man placed on the job as soon
T. H. POLLOCK AND GEO.
0. DOVEY NOT INVOLVED
statement Made by Attorney for Mer-
, X v a.l0
chants Rational Bank of Omaha
Frnxa 3r Do"y-
Mr- Francis A. Brogan of Omaha,
attorney for the Merchants National
Bank, who was attending District
court here today, made the following
statement to the Journal reporter:
"A mistaken Impression has gotten
out regarding the suit commenced In
Omaha by the Merchants National
Eank to enforce Its claims against C.
"The Merchants National has brot
guit a&ainst chas. C. Parmele and
th1 unit flnM not include T. H. Pol-
set nr his rbimc and cpb that his In-
ment asked for against him."
GETS PART OF "JACK" BACK
Edward Fullerton, the barber.
Tuesday evening lost his pocketbook
somewhere on the streets and which
contained fiomft SSO in cash as well
a numoer or cneCKS tnat amounted
t0 something like $25. He was very
ID"ch surprised yesterday to receive
the pocketbook back from the postof-
nee, as ii naa oeen aroppea in tne
mail box in front of the postoffice
building. The pocketbook had the
name of Mr. FnllPirtnn in it nnri was
I returned promptly, but the money
was missing altho the checks were
still in the book Ed tinwvr tp.p1
pleased to receive nnr nf the mnnT
RETURNS FROM TRTP
pn, Thursday's Dsiiv
j. M Vnumr wh ha vM'Mt..
Of " UfclO - AJ. VUJU J
ing a visit with relatives and friends
,- piaYnView ftn 7 , "
i?.,"!16. ?nd 9arr."' Neb"
well as at Omaha with his wife, who
is recovering there from her recent
illness, has returned home. Mr.
Young was gone for two waoItq and
reports a most pleasant time while
A FINE MACHINE
Vt wEZ??,? 18 t0
be raffled off at the K. of C. bazaar
Weyrlch & Hadraba and is one of the
m05ft attractive of the Jacobean mo-
dels. T e phonograph ls a beauty and
wlll Jke whoT6r seCure3 it a fine
tjv i tvvi ti,. t ttt i.
-Books! Books! Books! We have
them till yon isnt rert at tt Jonr-
HIGH SCHOOL FOOT- j
BALL TEAM BANQUET
Snpt. De Wolfe Entertains Members
of the Team at Dinner at Ho
tel Wagner Last Nite.
From Friday's Ially.
Last evening the boys comprising
the football squad of the Platts
mouth high school were delightfully
entertained at the Hotel Wagner by
Superintendent G. E. De Wolfe, who
had arranged a dinner party for the
'young men which came as the cI-
max of their season's work on the
gridiron. . i
The boys had earlier in the day.
received their letters from the school
and in recognition of their excellent
sbould have one grand and glorious
meeting as the team of 1921 before!
it passed into nistory.
The long table was arranged very
j prettily with decorations of baskets
flowers and when the bright faces
the team gathered around the
board it was an inspiring scene. The
menu of the dinner was as follows:
Cream of tomato soup
Chicken fried steak
Apple pie Coffee
the school gave a few remarks on
to Go." but not as
Earl Troop and Frank Gradovilie
were selected to carry messages of
greetng to Louis Svoboda. a member
cf the team who was injured during
the first of tlJ season and has rfnee
been confined v to his some wiln a
The boys parted from the banquet
feeling that it had been a most de
lightful occasion for all and express
ing their appreciation to Mr. De
Wolfe. Those attending were: Howard and
Harry Dwyer. Stewart Chase, Frank
Gradovilie, Vern Hendrick, John
Ptak, Joe Krejci. Frank Godwin.
Glen Henry, Ed Matchallott, Harold
Smith. John Warga. Harold Renner,
Earl Troop, Allison Flynn. William
Matchallott, Alfred Calvert. Ray
Lamber, R. G. Campbell, B. C. Doo
lan and Mr. De Wolfe.
From Frlday"B Dally.
The ladies of the W. B. A. of Mac
cabees held their annual election of
officers at their lodge rooms Wed
nesday evening and a very pleasing
attendance of the membership were
Miss Soohia McLeod. sergeant: Mrs.
captain or me team.
SECURES TALKING MACHINE
From Friday' Dally.
In the drawing held last evening
at Palace shining parlor for the talk-
ing machine which has been onerea
was secured by Miss Margaret Al-
bert, one of the teachers of the coun-
ty schools. The drawing was made
uy fumuuu "o"" v.c. ".uapiueasui me ue irrivai.
Quinton, Jr., one of the little Doys
drawing out blanks while the other
drew the numbers and No. 237, h-eld
by Miss Albert, proved the winning
one. James w. curnie, w. j. ireiguL
and C. E. Hartford officiated as
'Hartford officiated as
ludires of the event. The machine is
s . . sn i
a very nanasome one ana win mane
Miss Albert a most appropriate
Christmas gift. The library will re-
.k. . Ttao ttt h nRAd
In the purchase of books.
RETURNS FROM OMAHA
From Fridays Dally.
Yesterday afternoon Father W. S.
Leete and wife and Madame Lcete
returned home from Omaha where
they have been enjoying a short visit '
with friends. While in Omaha Father
aTid Mrs Leete were jruests of Fath-
er Holdsaple and family and Mr. and
Mrs. John S. Hedlund, as well as the
n a ttv i a. m.t. m " .9 n n
Leete was a guest at the home of
Mrs. Charles Tungate, formerly Mrs.
M' Dlckson of thl3 clt
2 big type Poland China boars,
pedigree papers furnished. 520.
Phone 3513 A. O. RAMGE.
Journal want adi pay. Try them.
HAS NEAT APPEARANCE
The interior of the Clark-Gorham
store on Sixth street has been very
greatly improved in the last lew days
by being repapered and will also be
given a thorough redecorating. The
paper that has been' placed on the
walls is in a soft tone of brown and
eiribellished with very artistic scen-j
ic pannelings that makes the room
an oojeci ui Knui puu
Gorham the manager, is preparing
to have the wall cases varnished and
v a ti.
put in first class shape that will
er handsome decorations.
fJUul'ffrt till V ft!
IlLUIlnORH 11 U I L
ARCH MASONS ELECT
James M. Robertson of This City is
Named Kins: at the Grand
Chapter of Nebraska.
From Friday s LaI1y.
The 55th annual communication cf
the Nebraskc Crand Chapter of Royal
Arch Masons came to! a ciotre yester
day afternoon with the annual busi
n?r.s meeting and election of officers
in the Maronic temple at Omaha. A
large cla?s of Omaha and out-state
Masons were initiated into the vari
ous degrees of the order.
William Metz, .Nebmska City, was
elected grand high piiest. other of
ficers elected were Walter L. Spear,
Geieva, grand deputy high priest;
James M. Robertson, Piattsruouth ;
grand king; George N. R. Browne,
Hastings, grand scribe;" Lucian D.
Richards. Fremont, grand treasurer;
Francis E. White, Omaha, grand sec
retary; Harry D. Cone. Omaha, cap
tain of the host; A. Sherman Pinto,
Omaha, grand principal sojourner;
Hartford N. Rosebush. McCook, roj-al
arch captain; Harry "A- Villery. Te
cumseh, grand master of the third
veil; Joseph P. Bieregg. Central City,
grand master of the second veil.
The ceremonies were put on in full
rorjalia and hundreds oi Royal Arch
Masons were present to witness them.
Fred W. Tyler. Lincoln, was elect
ed grand master of the' Grand Coun
cil, which aLo held tie annual com
munication this week.
Other officers elected were John
T. Dysart. OmaiiSr uepnty grand
master; Benjamin F. Pitma.n. Chad
ron, grand principal conductor of
the work; John S. Harmon. Tecum
seh, grand treasurer, and Francis E.
White, Omaha, grand secretary.
DEGREE OF HONOR ELECTS.
From Friday's Dally.
Last evening the members of the
local lodce of the Degree of Honor
met at their lodge rooms and held
tfcir annual election of officers, a
large number of the members being
present to take part. The following
officers were selected: Mrs. Jame
Bulin, past chief of honor; Mrs.
Edward G. Ofe, chief of honor Mr9.
Elizabeth Buttery, lady of oner;
Mrs. Fred Lindeman, chief of cere
monies; Miss Anna Hassler, recorder;
Miss Marie Svoloda. receiver; Mrs.
Hermie Svoboda, usher; Mrs. B. G.
Wurl. inside watch; Mrs. Henry Ofe,
After the election and the trans
action of other routine matters, the
ladies were treated to very dainty
refreshments that had been provided
by the committee and with an hour
of social pleasures the ladies adjourn
ed well pleased with the excellence
of their evening's work.
A FINE BOY
From Friday's Dally.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank
i.l. Bestor was made very happy to
day by the arrival of a fine ten pound
son, who with the mother is doing
nicely. While Frank has grown ac
customed to the dignity of being
father, the advent of the little one
has brought much joy and happiness
iu mm tt wen as me oiner relatives
and friends of the little man. The
many friends will extend their best
wishes for the future welfare and
RECEIVES PLEASANT NEWS
The relatives and friends here have
received the glad news of the arrival
ax ice some oi ait. ana airs. Jieroert
Thacker at Wepninc- Tv'atsr nf a fine
pn who made h s appearance on
Tuesday last The little one and the
mother are doing nicely and Herb
is imiug uiucu fejuicfu over me sec
ond son in the family. The little one
is a grandson of Mrs. Tabitha Thack
er of this city and of Mr. and Mrs.
O. C. York of Manley.
BASKET BALL TONIGHT
From Friday's Dally.
j This evening the Plattsmouth high
school basket ball team will play
the team of the Louisville school at
the local high school gym. This will
Via ftiA ret era rr a nf tVtA cAocrhn o
the lovers of this sport and the resi-
dents of the community should turn
out ana assist in making their nrst
appearance of the season a great suc-
Lowest rates, 5, 7, 10, 15 and
20 years. G. M. McClerkin, at the
Bank of Qess Ccwnty, Ptettanxoulh,
LADY BRINGS SUIT
Miss Anna Marie Kru?e Files Action
In District Court Asrainst Gil
bert and Michael Kime
From FridaVs Da!n
An entitlcd AElia Marie
a fIilWt !lTW, M.vhi kp
and asking for the sum of $2,500
.damages as the result of an automo
bUe acc!den;, vas fiIed in the di?
trict court today by D. O. Dwyer, at
torney for the plaintiff.
In her petition the plaintiff states
that on September 5. 1921, she, in
company with her father. Dr. F. WT.
Kruse, was driving: in an auto on the
"O" street road between Nehawka
. ! and
weeping Water and that at the.
time the car they were riding in was
struck by the auto driven by the de
fendant, Gilbert Kime, who is a min
er son of Michael Kime.
The plaintiff also states that the
portion of the roadway where the
accident occurred is a very danger-
cus place and the crossing obscured
ny weeas ana Drusn so tnat a car
approaching cannot see the crossing
and that it has been in this condi-
tion for some time. It is also alleg-
ed that the defendant. Gilbert Kime
was returning from the village of
Nehawka to his home, having been
on an errand for his father and at
the time of the accident was driving er was invited to file a claim for the
his car at a speed of Twenty-five abatement of the overassessment or
miles an hour on approaching the the refund of the overpayment. When
dangerous crossing and that he did received the claim was registered
not sound his horn or give other ; and fjled away until reached in due
warning of his approach. I course for consideration. Because of
As the result of the accident the tae large number of such claims filed
plaintiff states that she was com- delay in adjustment necessarily re
pelled to lose some two weeks of suited.
teaching in the schools of Weeping; After December 15th, taxpayers
Water and was forced to hire a sub-jWin not be advised of their privl
Etitute and that she also was com-'ieges of finnfr a ciaira for the refund
pelled to pay the sum of $120 for of taxes which have been paid in ex
t'ental work caused by the accident ces?- of amounts leeallv due. but in-
and has suffered nervous shock and
i! In ess from the accident and asks
that the court grant her tne sum oi
MORMONS WILL HOT GO .
BACK TO MEXICSH LANDS
El Paso, Tex.. Dec. 15. The Mor
mons will never re-occupy their lands
at Colonia Morelos, Sonora. and prob
ably never return to Colonia Diaz.
Chihuahua, according to Bishop O.
P. Brown of El Paso, a Mormon lead
er. The Morelos lands have just been
rold to the Mexican government for
?100,000. he announced.
An order has been issued by the
Mexican government and now is in J
the hpnds of a Mormon agent in.
Chihifahua, the bishop added, re-i
quiring that the lanas at tne uiaz
colony be returned to the Mormon
colonists. The delivery is expected to
take place about January 1st. next
However, it is unlikely that the Mor- mtnt of the tax to the date of the
mons will return to that tract, he ad- allowance of the claim. .The new pro
cied. It is proposed to sell the land. tedurB snould greatly reduce the
Bishop Brown said. 1 amount of interest; which the gov-
According to Bishop Brown, there ernment must of necessity pay upon
were about 800 Mormons at Colonia cjaimg for rerund
I-lorelos ar.a about tto -at ioionia
Diaz. They left In 1912 when revo
lutionary r.ctivlty caused them heavy
losses. The colonists now are scat
tered about the United States, prac-;
tically all in the southwest: Bishop
Brown said, "The Obregon govern-;
ment is doing its best to accord full j
justice to the Mormons." j
FRANCE SECOND WHEAT RAISER.'
Winnipeg, Man., Dec. 14. France
ranks second among the wheat pro
ducing nations of the world accord
ing to figures compiled by the Inter
national Institute of Agriculture
here. The United States is first and
Canada is third.
The United States produced 740.
665,000 bushels; France, 315,639,
000 and Canada 294,388,000. these
are th figures shown.
The 'report states that this year's
harvest is. the third France has
grown since the armistice and notes
that nothing could tell more elo
quently than this great harvest of
the rehabilitation of the sturdy
French nr.tion and its recovery from
the desolation of war. '
EAGLE GIRLS TAKE PART
IN WESLEYAN DRIVE
Misses Viola Burdick and Ella
Oberle, of Eagle, who are students at
Nebraska Wesleyan University, are
assisting in a drive for a million and
a third dollars for their alma mater. ;
This sum of money will be In part j
expended for some fine new buildings, j
including an up-to-date gymnasium.
The rest will increase the permanent !
endowment fund of the institution. I
One of the professors erected on i
the campus an immense thermometer
which rises when the endowment in
creases. One man recently gave $50.
000. The drive will close at mid
night, December 21st. On the same,
evening the student body will begin !
to enjoy their annual vacation. This ;
will cotinue until January 2. 1922.
Bishop Homer C. Stuntz was a
guest of Wesleyan last week-end and
the students from here had oppor
tunity of hearing him in several ad
dresses. Eagle Beacon.
Although Journal want-ads cost
but little the results they bring ar
wonderful. Try them.
BANK IS ROBBED
From Friday's Daily.
This morning another of the Ne
braska banks was made victim of a
very bold robbery when four men
held up the bank at Ithica and loot
ed the establishment of everything
, movable. The safe was blown open
i and the contents carried away by the
1 lobbers. The exact amount of the
i loss could not be ascertained at this
time. The robbers made their escape
in autos and at last reports were
said to be bearding toward Platts
mouth. The local authorities were
notified by wire and will join In the
hunt for the robbers. j
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Collector A. B. Allen Issues State-
ment as to Refund of Pay- j
ments Made in Taxes. I
The following statement is issued.
by the Collector of Internal Reven-
ue, A. B. Allen. District of Nebras-
Tmnnrtunt ohane-cs in inenmo tax
procedure directed by Commissioner
rjavid H. Blair, are embodied in ai
Treasury decision effective December
jg, which provides for the prompt '
adjustment of claims for refund and
abatement of Federal taxes. Hereto-I
fore when an overassessment or over-!
rsavmptit was riislnewl hv the audit !
or an income tax return, the taxDav
stead will receive a certificate of
overassessment and a check in cor
rection of the error, or if an assess-
ment ls outstanding against the tax-j
paver for Income or excess profits ; ne little or notn ing oi tne i xirisi
tax. the overpayment will be applied , mas pleasures, they are requested to
as a credit against the assessment i get in touch with Joseph Warga who
and the balance immediately refund
ed. This will be of distinct financial1
advantage to both, the taxpayers and
the government; -It will do away
with the necessity for the taxpayer
filing a claim or refund, and will
greatly reduce the amount of work
to be done by the Bureau in the ad
justment of claims. ' - .
Taxpayers may continue to file
claims for abatement and refund, but
it is expected that the number of
soch claims filed each month will be
rrsotir rttriiiooi TTfFnrfa o nrrar ho-
ing. mAie by the Bureau to adjust
wlthin six months, all claims now
d, thprpaft(r to u-ppti th
work current. The Revenue act of This collision seemed to le a ort of
192' provides that under certain j family affair and they are to be con
conditions Interest shall be paid up- gratulated on the outcome. Weep-
on claims from the date of the pay-
COCKERELS FOR SALE
Rose Comb Rhode Island Reds and
White Wyandottes at $1.50 each.
MRS. JULIUS REINKE,
dl2-2m-w South Bend, Neb.
Blank Books at the Journal Office.
The strength of the great Federal
Reserve System is more than the
strength of the world's greatest bank
because . it is backed by the world's
The membership which the First
National Bank holds in this System, en
ables us to render super service backed
by super strength.
The first national Bank
THE BANK WHERE YOU PEEL AT M QMS
LOOK AFTER NEEDY
Elks and Odd Fellows Preparing to
See that Christmas Spirit En
ters Homes of the Needy.
This Christmas season the spirit
of the season will be found in many
of the homes of the city where cir
cumstances have not been uich as to
the memberd of tne E1Us and o: the
OJd FelIows are preparing to act the
pant of Santa Claus to the needy and
hungry of the city cn the Christmas
day. The committees of the two or-
ganizations will act In harmony so
that there will be no duplication of
the work an dthat they will in that
manner be able to reach a greater
number than would be otherwise pos-
The Elks have for a number of
years past been in the custom of
eacn Christmas season distributing
tneir Dasnets among me iamines oi
the city where they might not be an
over abundance of the good things of
iae Qay ana In a great many in me
homes in the past, this order has
brought sunshine and a realization
to weary and discouraged ones that
the Christmas spirit is still strongJn
the hearts of the members of the u.
P. O. E.
The Odd Fellows are preparing to
furnish these baskets and also wlll
remember the kiddiees where possi
ble with some token of the day and
make the sunshine a little brighter
for the little ones on whom prosper
ity has not smiled.
Wherever possible the two orders
would like to have those knowing
any in need to communicate the fact
to the committee in charge of the
distribution of the Christmas bas
kets. For the Elks there is a work
ing list of those who have been re
membered each year but with the I.
P- O. F. committee It will be neces-
sary for them to secure names oi
those in need and accordingly any-
one knowing of homes where there
is a member of the commit te.
A FORTUNATE COLLISION
Saturday afternoon just at dusk,
Jesse and George Domingo had a col
lision in front of Isaac Wiles' home.
Jesse was coming from the west
and George from the north. George
turned to make his garage and Jesse
thinking he was going to stop at
Isaac Wiles', turned to the left also
and the result was that they came
toeether. Neither of the drivers were
burt. Jesse's machine required three
or four hours work and George's
damages were covered by about
ing Water Republican.
Strayed from my pasture, south
west of Cedar Creek, one light red
muley steer. Weight about 450
or 500 lbs. Anyone seeing same
please take up and notify
A. O. AULT,
Cedar Creek, Neb.
Phone the Journal office when you
are in need of job printing of any
kind. Best equipped shop in south
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