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THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 1922.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
f ! 4
TO DISCUSS BONUS
Treasury Officials Have Data on Pos
sible New Methods of Taxation
to Raise the Funds.
Washington. Jan. 23. Call for a
caucus Thursday night of republican
members of the house on the soldier
bonus was issued today.
Immediate action on an adjusted
compensation bill has been demanded
by a group of members, who were
in the military service during the
At the conference they plan to offer
a resolution instructing the ways and
means committee to proceed at once
to the drafting of a bonus measure.
The resolution also will provide that
when reported to the house the
measure is to be the continuing busi
ness until passed.
Data is Prepared
" House leaders said no effort would
be made at the caucus to instruct
the ways and means committee as to
how it should provide for the rais
ing of the necessary revenue. That
question will be determined, it was
said, by the committee.
Data of possible new methods of
taxction to raise funds for a bonus
has been prepared by the Treasury
department, it was said, for the in
formation of congress.
In the event a bonus bill Is enact
ed, treasury ofiicials said, some tax
would have to be provided. Use of
the allied debt as a basis for bonus
financing was said to be regarded as
The treasury, it was added, con
siders as advisable and has suggested
a tax of two cents on all bank checks,
which it is estimated would produce
$50,000,000 a year, while further
revenue might be obtained from in
creasing taxes on negotiable instru
ments. Consider Postage Increase.
According to the treasury's esti
mates, approximately $80,060,000 a
year could be obtained from a three
cents a gallon tax on gasoline.
Increased postage through use of
a 3-cent stamp, it was thought would
produce approximately $70,000,000 a
On the basis of the pending Mc
Cumber bill, the treasury estimated
it would be necessary to provide ap
proximately $800,000,000 for the
bonus in the first two years.
LEADER OF ARMY
General Pershing Says His Act cin
the Philippines Was Not up"""
. to World War Standard.
Washington. Jan. 23. Gen. Persh
ing declined today to eccept & dis
tinguished service cross voted by the
army hoard of awards and which
Secretary Weeks had planned to be
stow on him at a "surprise party"
arranged to take place in the war
?f-crr;;arys office. This plan was can
celed when the general discovered the
secret and went immediately to Mr.
Weeks' house to declare his unde
servelness of the honor. The award
wa for "extraordinary heroism in
act: on against hostile Moros in the
riiiTir pines on June 15. 1913."
Tho citation was as follows:
"For extraordinary heroism in ac
tion against fanatical .Moros at Alt.
Hagsak. Jolo. Philippine Islands, on
Juno 15. 1913. He personally assum
ed command of the assaulting line
at 'the most critical period when on
ly ab:ut 15 yards from .the last Moro
position. Ilia encouragement and
splendid example of personal hero
Ism resulted in a general advance
and the prompt capture of the hos
Tii stronghold.'! - . .
G?n. Pershing explained later that
he dtfline.l to accept the award of
the distinguished service cross be
cause he did not consider his action
up to the high standards sot In the
American Expeditionary force'?, and
that he had disapproved hundreds cf
recommendations for the cross based
cn acts "more deserving" than -was
his act upon which the award had
Itching, bleeding, protruding or
blind piles have yielded to Doan's
Ointment. 60c at all drug stores.
WILL VISIT COMMISSIONERS
W. T. Hole, divi-ion engineer of
the state, has notified the 'loard of
county commissioners that he will le
here on Friday to take up the mat
ter of the disposal of the state high
way budget for this county.
Taken in trade.
Ghrtst & Christ
Call phone 645.
Sell at sacrifice.
LOOK -BIG BARGAINS IN
GOOD USED FORDS
1919 Runabout (starter block)$195
1916 Touring 100
1916 Touring (winter top) 195
1916 Ton Truck (stock rack) 195
1917 Touring' 150
1917 Touring , 175
1918 Touring 175
1916 Runabout (truck body) 85
1920 Coupe (like new) white
wire wheels. lots of extras : 500
5. passenger Oakland 100
7 If. P. Hercules gasoline engine,
guaranteed good as new. Cost
$225; used one month 85
; Most of these cars have been over
hauled, some repainted and all in
T. H. POLLOCK
Phone No. 1 Plattsmouth
GALL SPECIAL COURT TO
TRY HEAL TRIAL JUROR
Auburn, Jan. 23. Judge Begley
of Plattsmouth convened court here
today for ifhe special purpose of hear
ing the Rozean, case. Itussel Rozean
waa a tnmr in ithe Neal trial and is
charged with contempt and miscon
duct during the trial, which result
ed in it3 terminat ion' just before the
case was given to -the jury last No
vember after the case .had been in
progress for ten days.
Cyrus G. Milan a neighbor of Ro
zean, ..complained to the Court that
Rozean had talked - concerning the.
case, staling that the state had not
introduced sufficient evidence. to con
vict and that the, case should have
not gone further than the "coranor's
jury. ' ' 1 .
The defense drew an .admission
from Louis- Milan, a son! of Cyrus
Milan, Ithat his testimony at the pre
liminary hearing was false. He had
testified in behair of the defense con
cerniug.a conversation between him
self and Rozean. Judge' Begley 'or
dered a night session .In" order to
complete the evidence.. ;Tne defense,
had subpoenea all of the Neal.'Jurors
in order to prove that Rozean' had
made no statements In their" hearing
regarding the Neal (trial. -
GOVERNOR'S GAS 7
TAX BILL READY TO
EE ACTED UPON
Calls For Repayment of Tax on Gas
; oline Used for Power No
j Banking Legislation.
The finance ways and means com
mittees of .berth houses will meet
I with Governor McKelvie Monday af
ternoon at 2 o'clock to consider his
proposed reductions in appropria
tions and the cutting off of appro
priations which will not be expend
ed "There is to ibe no banking leg
islations so far as I know," said -Gov
ernor McKelvie, "so the meeting of
the committee on banking will not
meet. I have been dnformed" That
1 portion of the governor's message
asking for. amendments to the bank
ing law is now deemed a dead letter,
i The state bankers have agreed they
do not care to disturb the bank guar
Senator George C. HumpTirey ctl
Grand Island is one of the several
members of the legislature who open
ly states that he- believes the special
session might well adjourn sine
die immediately .after convening., He
is. ( also in favor of postponing action
n t he proposed one cent tax oa'fraso
ine. He ibelieves ithe subject 6ugh
to be considered thoroly by the peo
ple before 'action is taken, arid', the
ibest thing the. special session can do
is to decline to act but to await the
convening of the legislature one year
from now in regular session. By that
time he thinks people will be better
i informed and better able to pass
judgment on the proposed law.
! Governor McKelvie bas not made
public the provisions of a bill 'he has
drawn to impose a tax of one cent a
t gallon on gasoline. It is said his bill
; proposes to provide for collection of
the tax thru monthly reports ofi
1 i j - ci r- . . i m it,.
m. uav v
partment inspects gasoline. The state
tax commissioter who sees to the)
col action of the-private car line tax ;
uiiu smi:c oilier ia.e is meuiiuu-
ed- in the governor's bill as having
'any authority to colleclt
The governor proposes to collect
the tax thru wholesalers or jobbers
; instead of retailers. Monthly reports
of sales are to be filed with Mr.
Sfuhr. The hill applies to gasoline
u-ed only in motor vehicles used on
the highways. This is for the pur-
p.-se of exempting tractors and other
farm machinery not used on high
ways. The bill provides that farmers
cr others using such machinery may
file an affidavit with Secretary j
Stuhr staging the amount of gasoline
they 'used in tractors or other ma-!
tnintry not useu on nignways and.
the ttEte auditor is authorized to is
sue a state warrant to refund to the
claimant the amount of the tax paid:
The state treasurer is to honor such
warrants. Mr. Stuhr ia to pais such
claims for reimbursement. The bill
.provides a penalty for the making of
a fale claim for payment of the tax.
The governor will introduce joint
resolution authorizing the state tax
commissioner, W. II. Osborne, to
make a study of revenue- laws and
recommend changes foi. considera
tion of the next regular session of
DEPOSITORS AND CREDITORS
Notice to Depositors and Creditors of
the Bank of . Cass County,
r Plattsmouth, Nebraska
To all persons having money on
deposit, and to all creditors of Che
Bank of Casfi County, Plattsmouth,
You will take notice that on the
13th day of December, 1921, the
Bank of Cass County was adjudged
insolvent by the District Court of
Cass County, Nebraska, and. that
Fred Ii Bodie was appointed Re
ceiver; That on the 13th day of December,
l'J21t the court entered an order
that all persons having claims
against said bank should file same on
or before the 11th day of February,
You will therefore take notice that
all such claims must be filed with the
Receiver at his office In the banking
rooms or the uans 01 uass county,
Plattsmouth. Nebraska, on or before;
the 11th day of, February, 1922, or. to the club at this lueeting.
be forever barred. J Miss Mary-, fallen Brown, leader
FRED E. BODIE. . icf.Boys and Girls club work form
tf-daw. Receiver. the Extension Service, was in the
Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this
-The big question is - have you' supplied your needs. We believe you will not see a time very soon when you can buy
merchandise as low as we are selling it these last three days of this week. This is all first-class dependable merchandise
not sale" goods. Don't buy any of it if you don't need it, but by all means don't overlook this opportunity if you do need it.
MENS- SUITS Here's all that's loft of the low
.end lines, but if you can wear the sizes, the bar
gain is unmatthable.
ALL SIZES You can buy in ihis sale a suit of
clothes as good as you ever bought at that price
before the wcr. Do you realize can you ask for
more? SPRING PRICES WILL NOT BE LOWER.
E0YS' COAT SWEATEES There are just ten of
them. left. They
gray and maroon. Size3 32 and 34.
Some are nearly all wool. Price
MEN'S SLIP OVER PwIB SWEATEES AH
wool. Just fear iclt. Fine to put on
under your co;:t. Clearance price
"MEN'S COAT SWEATERS J -' 1 'our left. Sizes
38.- Gray in color. Big collar. 2
pockets. Clerr.ince price
BOYS' HEAVY WOOL MACKINAWS J"st 14 left
iroin our regvlnr stock selling up to $14. Q
Sizes 5 to 14. .Clearance price---- . VJ
MEN'S W00Ti ?H!HTS AND DSAWESS Grey
mixed, good snl heavy sand warm. Broken
sizes. Clearance price, each V
WV.ATt All l Token iois rormeny sell
CASS CO. FARM
Pcnltry in Cass County Highest
Mr. Ray Xorris of Weeping Water
has a flock of Wrhite Rocks w hi all
w p Xolteof Mynardhas a
White Leghorns, this fleck
i , d h f October, 1921.
Geo. Moomey of Wabash has a flock
of Buff Orphingtons that did the
These farmers are all in the Ac
credited Farm Flock and a total of
j 3074 hens were in this flock last
At the home of P. A. White in
Green wood precinct a very success
ful poultry meeting was held. Mr
end Mrs. White have a profitable
nock of Buff Orphingtons. The flock
ccn si sts of 200 hens and pullets and
had never .been culled, they are now
producing from 60 to 70 eggs per day.
Al.out 45 were culled out as non-lay-
ers so the average of the flock will
be higher. The Whites are feeding
dry mesh and alfalfa, also a grain
ration, and they are getting results.
It will pay you to visit their flock.
About 20 attended the meeting and
facod. the zero weather.
- Club Winners
Harry Knabe as Cass county cham
pion in-Pig club and Harold and Wil-
lard Timblin of Alvo as Corn club
memners woii a. free trip to the
' Junior Fanners' Congress to be held
in Lincoln in February.
: ' Boys and Girls Club Work
r -TJi;week of January 16 proved
to -be club week in Cass county as
shown 'by the following results: The
children j: and teachers of Avoca
aehooU have expressed a great de
sire to organize clubs, so enrollment
approvals were sent home with the
pupils t and about 25 tf these blanks
.were -returned stating -that the par
ents aaprovu I of their children join
ing some sort of boys or girls chub.
So in response .to . getter written by
Mrs. Paul .Wolph to "the Cass Coun
ty Farm Bureau office! we were call-
1 ed upon to . interview the pupils and
(teachers end organize several clubs.
Mrs. Paul Wolph and Miss Ander
son, grammar grade teacher in the
Avoca schools, were chosen as load
ers for the Girls Garment club; which
was organized Fridayj afternoon. The
boys expect to org.knize a Pig club
one day next week with Mr. Paul
Wolph as leader.
Tuesday Jan. 17 was spent with
Mrs. Hilda Coffman as leader of (the
Hot Lunch club in Oak Grove school
near Louisville. These iboys and girls,
are getting along nicely serving one
hot tJish at noon. This club has earn-
ed its charter and . it was presented
have big collars, 2 pockets. toiors,
....'.$ 1.3 9
FJBT5ED OE TEEECEE UNDES-
A big snap at
At $2 1 and 328
Men'$ Jersey Gloves c f?i lA'rvonrf fO
h V, C ,.iOc--rL XJ.I-J... VV fcOVU LL O
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county Jan. 19 and 20. Thursday
Ave visited Miss Ethel Hunter's club
at South Bend and found this club
i!ring some very fine work and ev
eryone praised the Hot Lunch club.
This club is doing some interesting
ihing3 which they will write in their
club letters, watch for their club let
ter in the county papers.
Friday we -vL-ited the Hot Lunch
club tat Union,- the membership of
this club is 14, all members of the
Home Economics Class of the Union
high school, under the leadership of
Miss Neuman. They serve one hot
dish each day to the rural children.
A fine plan for. serving and cooking
large quantities of food, a problem
that every girl will meet if we are
going to have Home Economics as
taught in the high school, to really
function in the home.
We were served some fine cocoa by
the housekeepers at noon and watch
ed all the boys and girls who had the
necessary pennies ibe served cocoa
too. We asked one girl why she lik
ed the hot dish and she said, "Be
cause I don't have to worry about
the rest of my lunch, because one
hot dish makes everything in my din-
THURSDAY, FRIDAY and SATURDAY
We are going to clean up our Winter Stock of Shoes to make room for Spring Goods
and are offering values which are certain to accomplish this end!
Men's Work Shoes
Jast 27 Pairs while
they last, ,
Women's Oxfords and
just 21 pairs,
'T-l ' ' FORMERLY KINfMEY SHOE CO.
ARE THE CLOSING DAYS
Men's Flannel Kiki
2 pockets with button 2-but-
ton sleeve. Extra full cut.
Just the thing for Just now.
2 for $2.35
Boys' knit caps 15c
Boys' flannel waists 95c
Men's Rockford sox, 7 pair$1
Men's wool cashmere hose29c
Boys' work shirts 50c
Little Major suits $1
Men's leather faced gloves25c
nir pail taste good." A good reason
for the hot lunch club.
Boys and Girls Club Letters
Watch the county papers' for the
club letters written by the boys and
girls of the club. One story will ibe
published each week until 12 have
.been run. See if your club Is up to
standard by comparing it with oth
IDA M. WITKIXS,
L. R. SNIPES.
County Agr. Agent.
New Fordson tractor and plow for
late model used Essex, Hupmobile or
Buick automobile. See tractor at the
Ford Garage, Plattsmouth.
H. P. STEVENS,
j24-6d, 2w. North Platte, Neb.
Dodge roadster, 1919 model, just
completely overhauled and re-pairut-ed.
Bargain If taken at once. 3d-w
NOEL B. RAWLS.
Women's Dress Shoes
Brown and Black in Vici Kid
or Calf Skin,
Boy's School Shoes,
MEN'S OVERCOATS we have exceeded our ex
pectations in selling overcoats. We have only three
ccats left at $7 and only two coats at $14. They're
all wool coats. You couldn't buy, the cloth alone
for these figure3.
AT $21 can S've you superb coats in kersey,
gaberdine or vicuna not a big assortment but
every one a winner.
THE $28 COATS These are the best coats made
and are selling for less than you can buy the same
quality for next fall.
MEN'S PANTS We cannot impress you too-strong-ly
with the unusual nature of these bargains. Sizes
represented are 32 to 46 waist. They are mostly
Dutchess excellent values and only a little more
than a pair of good overalls.
think of it :
MEN'S DRESS SHIRTS Assorted stripes and col
ors, neck bajid or collar attached style. Some of
them made to sell as high as $3 and $3.50. (-t
Every size represented, 14 to 18. Price vl
MEN'S HEAVY BLUE BIB OVERALLS -Sizes 32
to 42 waist. Less than 5 dozen left. We can't buy
them on the present market to sell 1 oj
at this Clearance Price J) JL 0 O
BOYS' BLUE BIB OVERALLS Fast color. Double
sewed high back. All sizes 3 to 12. Q(n
Clearance price, per pair . UC
MEN'S FLANNEL GOWNS Mostly Brighton make.
Big full cut and big value at the Clear-
ance price of v
MEN'S ALL WOOL FLANNEL SHIRTS This is
too good to be true. Shirts formerly (o qj"
sold to $5 and $6. Clearance price ?l7d
BOYS' ALL LEATHER MITTS With knit .wrist."
To fit boys 8 to 16 years old. Warmly or
lined. Two dozen left to go at J D C
Qn O Men's GauntlettGIoves
QUIlO . 6 pair for.Sl.00
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From Monday's Daily.
Mrs. E. O. Furlong of Steamboat
Springs, Colorado, is enjoying a
visit in company with her daughter,
Doris, with relatives and friends In
Cass county, at the home of Mrs.
-Furlong's mother, Mrs. William Tay
lor, south of the city.
Father W. L. D. Higgins, of Man
ley motored over this morning from
his home in company with Charles,
James and Michael Murphy, to look
after some matters in the county
court relative to the settlement of the
estate of Charles Murphy, Sr.
From Tuesday's Dairy.
' Attorney C. E. Teff t of Weeping
Water was here yesterday for a few
hours looking after some matters of
Peter Meisinger and wife of Cedar
Creek were among the visitors In
the cSty, today looking after some
trading with the merchants.
Attorniy Charles L. Graves of Un
ion, was here yeserday for a few
hours attending to some matt ers of
business in the office of the county
From Wednesday's Dally.
Mrs. Charles Creamer was a visi
tor in Omaha today for a few hours
looking after some business matters.
Adam Meisinger of near Cedar
Creek was in the city today for a few
hours looking after some matters of
business with the merchants.
J. Leonard Meisinger was amopg
the business visitors in Omaha to
day for a few hours going to that
city on the early Burlington train.
Lady's muff on Louisville road.
Owner may have same by calling at
and paying for this
When baby suffers with croup
apply and give Dr. Thomas' Eclectic
Oil at once. Safe for children. A
little goes a long way. 30c and 60c
At all drug stores.
Blank Books at the Journal Office.
Men's Dress Shoes
Brown English or Blucher
CalfSkin, rubber heels,
Children s Hose,
35c ' values,
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