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SAwta State Htotfl
VOL. NO. XXXY1IL
PLATTSMOUTH, NEEEASKA, TEUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1922.
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INJLSUNDAY HOME AND VICINITY THRONGED
WITH OLD ITJENDS PAY
ING LAST TRIBUTE.
From Monday's Dally.
Yesterday afternoon was held the
services that marked the final a?t of
the life of one o f Nebraska's
most brilliant and gifted men
Mathew Gerng, whose death occur
red Thursday morning at Lincoln,
and in fitting honor to his memory
a great number of those who knew
him in the warm bonds of friend
ship gathered at the home which he
had been so deeply attached to, in
order to pay to him who will come
no more, their last token of friend
ship and love.
The services were beautiful and
impressive and in charge of Rev,
Father V. S. Leete. of the Sl. Luke's
Episcopal church, and who was a
close personal friend o! the depart-
ed attorney. Mrs
s i . .
plaved as the processional of the
funeral the beautiful "Se renade" of j
Schubert, and which had been one
of the favorite selections of Mr. Gcr-t
ing in his liftime. Following the
prayer. Judge James T. Begley gave
an eulogv or the departed iriena
quoting from his address given here
in the past at the memorial services at Omaha. The Plattsmouth delega
of the Elks ledge of which Mr. Ger- tion headed by Mrs. A. ('. Davis and
ing had been a most active member, accompanied by Mrs. W. S. Leete, ar
The ithought of the gifted lawyer on rived in Omaha at ":45 and were
the great problem of life and death taken direct to the cathedral where
left with the friends a feeling of the session was opened. There were
consolation in their lo;.s and the nine parishes represented at the
beauties of the address told its story meeting and the greatest of interest
of the faith that Lad been a part of cown in the proceedings by the
the strong character of the depart- young people.
ed, and from this we give an extract After the opening session a proces
that paints a striking picture on the sjOEai was formed and the members
last act of the life of man: "There cf Ue SOCiety marched to the main
ought to be more sorrow and nus-f 1ht psthertmi v.-i.r tbf
givdngs in the creation of a life than
sadness p.t its death; tc ere brings
with It the awfulness of uncertain
ty; the other consolation of repose
and rer-tfulness. The one- 5s the- gene
sis, the other the apaailjpse of life.
and sometimes- when in-Mnt tod-
templMion cf t-he awful conse
quences of a birth, what sorrow it
mnv Hr i-n (r o n H chdrinwt that msv
darken it. I feel as if fhad rather entertained at games and amusements
place a flower upon the edsre of a untl1 c clock v'hen a dinner war,
friend's grave than to enjov the dim- served to which all did the most am
ple of a child just brought ipto be- Ple justice and the party from tfci
ing. Death is the valet who opens the city, some nine in number, returned
door of the future and permits us to home on No. 14 over the Burlington,
look tack fnto the mysterious cham-' One of the features of the amuse
ber of eternity; it is the apogee cf ments that was most enjoyed was
that "highway" upon which our de- the pageant representing the work cr
parted friend3 have trcd. and we the society and the movies of the
who live after them can sae the flow-: pageant held in New York City.
pre whifVi tfcpv "hntr T'l'irlro'l iroi?'
its nmsiaes ana morns wun
wnicii xney nave been stung. f?om
the noiseless chamber of the dead no,
sobs -of Forrow, no heartaches overj
broken hopes, no anguish over as-j
pirations un?ttained disturb the rest-j
fulnes.", of their dreamless sleep." !
At the home. Mrs. w. H. Young
of Fremont, an old friends of the
Gering family, sang three cf the
hymns that had been held in such !
deep reverence by the departed
Abide With Me." "Jerusalem. The
Golden" and "Hark. Hark. My Soul,
Angelic Voices Singing."
Judse Begley also read the beauti
ful words of consolation that had
been panned by a close and dear
friend of the family of the departed
and which in their, beauty and sim
plicity reaoaed the heart? of those
whom it brought a message of con
solation in their hour of sorrow and
At the conclusion of the service
at the home the funeral party tok
its journey to the Forest Lawn cem
etery at Omaha where the finai ser
vices were held. At the chapel at the
cemetery the party were met by a
large number of the old friends of
the family who had formerly resid
ed in this city, and also a number of
the Omaha friends of Mr. Gering.
The Rt. Rev. Earnest V. Shayler.
bishop of Nebraska, was present at
the chapel and gave a lew remarss
in wnicn ne paiu inuui- 'iu 'iu-- iumj
that Mr. Gering had borne for his'
mother and which the eminent pre-
late held as a beautiful lesson in the
love of the child for its -parents. Mrs. !
Young also sang at the service at
the chapel, "Sweet Savior Bless Us
Ere We Go," and the sweet melod3'
and word brought to tae close the
service that marked the last of earth
for one who had been active in the
life of the state for the past thirty
years. Bishop Shayler celebrated the
committal service of the Episcopal
church tas the body was placed Jn its
resting place. ;
The nail bearers were selected
from the members or the bench and
bar of th.is county and a few of the
close friends, being: Dr. J. S. Lav-'
ingston. Dr. C. A. Marshall, County
Atorney A. G: Cole, County Treas-
nin. ' n'w v. ' n;.r.;n TtiHva
urer jiine uiistiii " ""n-
James T. Begley, County Juage A.
The members cf the immediate
family, Henry Gering and tne
three sisters, Mrs. Henry Herold,
Misses Mia and Barbara Gering,
Henry Herold and son. Henry Rob
ert, as -well -as the following cousins:
G. A. Pfeiffer of New York, H. G.
Pfeiffer of Ollwein. Iowa; Leonard
DhtfTs, railip falla Tnwn Pan:
Bfeiffer,' Pigot. Arkansas, accompan-l
ied tha funeral cortege .to Omaha, as
. well as a number of (the close friends i
! cf the family.;
j The wealth of beautiful flowers at
; the tervires. spoke silently of the
feeling of lose that is felt in the com
; munity over the death of .this dis
tinguished member of the bar.
Among -th'Otfe from out of the city
to attend the funeral services were:
United State District Atornev J. C.
Kinsier of Omaha, Hon. w. F. Cur-
ley Henry Aye. Nelson -B Pratt,
W V W W V. -' fcWV ft. , t il V Vfcfcl 1 , 11
1 ter of Omaha
Hon. Arthur Mullen
' City, Jud
V. Wilson of Nebraska
e W H Kelliar of An -
The ashes of Mr. Gering will. ac -
porriinjr to his often exnrtweri wUh
be taken back to the childhood hometlje friends gathered
near Kempion. Bavaria, where thevincar to honor their
- : t- ; . e i
w.:n Ho eMttwrp.i vpr the uoior, n?
the river Iiler. on the bank3 or which 1 Becker, held at the First Tresbyter
the deceased spent his childhood j iau church was one of the largest
'days, and which spot has always nat has been held in the city and
held a tender place in his recollec- t! e urch was filled to its capacity
tions. by those who desired to pay their
GIRLS HOLD INTER
Delegation from Episcopal Church in
i.ivDaijuu iiujjj. i....o.UjJiu v"ul
Attendance at Meeting All
Are Awarded Medals.
Saturday afternoon the meeting of
the Girl's Friendly society of
dioccase of Nebraska. Episcopal
church, met at the Trinity cathedral
4 . . v- - -
lit. Rev. Ernest V. Shayler. of Ne
braska, received the delegations and
with appropriate services admitted
the society to the ranks of the church
organisations. The members of the
society were rII given medals, for
i their excellent w6rk.
i The young ladies then repaired to
the parish house where they were
mm PEOPLE ARE
tmttm ii 1 1 r"n i rtrtirl'"JC'-v wa-s aid to itfc; last long resi
irHfn IN Wlll X peside those of the family who hac
JUIitLU ll II LULUUli preceded Mr. Becker in the journej
Miss Alfretta Taylor and Mr. Emmett
pj f TM City Vjdud j
Marriage at Co. Bluffs.
From Tuesday's tally,
Two more of the young people of;sonal friends in this city
the community have launched their ,
bark on the matrimonial sea. in the
persons of Miss Alfreta Taylor and
Mr. Emmett Rice, who were married
at Council Bluffs, Iowa, on Saturday
last and are row receiving the con
gratulations of their host of friends.
The marriage occurred at
coxtrt house in Council Bluffs and
was a very quiet event, and the
new:yweds returned to this city the
same day. where they will make their
home for the present at least.
The bride is a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Roy Taylor and has been
brought up in this city where her
friends are legion and the friends
will be pleased to learn of her new
happiness and trust the future will
be filled with all the possible good
luck for the young people. The groom
is also a Plattsmouth product and a
young man of worth and energy who
j, made m wara friends;
YOUNG PEOPLE ARE WEDDED
, , ,
The parsonage of Ihe . Christian
church was the scene of a very quiet
wedding on Saturday afternoon when
Miss Manle Arnold and Mr. Marion
D. Rouse, both of this city, were
united in the bonds of wedlock by
Rer. A. G. Hollowell. The ceremony
was witnessed by Mrs. V. Arnold,
mother of. the nride, Mrs. W. A.
Rouse, mother of the groom, and
Mrs. John Stander. Both of .the
young people are .well and favorably
Known to a large circle or rrienas
here who will join in wishing them
well on their journey through life,
Another of the weddings in this
locality was that of Miss Katherine
Lohnes of near Cedar Creek and Mr.
Ralnh P. Hilt, which occurred Sat-
u-ruay aueruuuu at euuucu iiiuiis.
l xie we-uuin? was a. Tery quiet one'
and the ceremony performed by the
county judge at the court house in
that city. Mr .and Mrs. Hilt return
ed home Sunday and are now mak
ing their home at the Hotel Wagner.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. John . Lohnes of near Cedar
Creek and has grown to womanhood
In this community.
Blank Boot"? at the Journal Office.
JO!!!'! H. BECKER
IS LAID TO REST IN
OAK HILL CEMETERY
Funeral Service at First Presbyterian
j . ChUTch Attended by a Lar"re
Crowd of Old Friends
trrom MOnaay 8 ua,'T- , ,
' Yesterday afternoon was truly the
occasion of mourning in the city with
'tw of th" besl known residents of
i me community oeing laiu to rest aim
from far and
Tuner.-! Fervices ot tne iate joan ti.
tribute to the honored dead.
The members of Plattsmouth lodge
No. C, A. F. r. M.. under command
fof Part Master V. F. Evers. marched
from the Masonic temple to the Beck
er home on Fearl street and formed
the escort for the funeral party from
the home to the churCh. .
; , Al l"w'nle
hrnnfp? almost Thnl thp r.i"tforni npnr
which the body rested and in their
silent beauty spoke of the esteem and
affection in which the deceased was
held among the people o? Platts-
md Cass county.
bodv was borne into the
church by the pall bearers, mercbrrs
of the Masonic order as the funeral
march played bv Mrs. G. L.. Farley
r.oftly pounded from the organ and
rested amid the flowers of remem
brance while the service was con
ducted bv the pnstor of the church,
the Rev. IT. G. McClusky.
Rev McCJusky took as his subject
the life of the Aportle Paul, who full
of yei.rs and bodily infirmities had
desired ibe last long rest and relief
from his physical ruffe-ring rt the end
of a life f ui! of. usefulness and rpent
in the teachings of his Master. The
pastor Epoi:e words of comfort to the
sorrowing family and friends and
gave a short sketch of the lite of the
deceased friend and neighbor.
During the services the quartette
composed of Mr. Edna Marshall
Eaton. Miss Estelle ' Baird. Roy Y. j
Kncrr and George L. Farley sang two!
of the tender hymns of comfort and
hope and Mrs. Eaten sang very beau
tifullv the sacred number, "Face to
At the conclusion of the service
the casket was opened and lay in
state for a few moments at the en
trance of the church where the hun
dreds of old friends migiit take their
!art farewell before the journey to
ward the last resting place was tak
The Ma?onic fraternity held their
litualistic ceremonies at the grave.
Past Master William A. Robertson of
ficiating and with the impressive and
j beautiful service of the order, the
to the great beyond.
The community feels keenly the
loss that has come to it in the death
of this pioni-er resident and his abil
ity in business lines and his general
presence will' be greatly missed
among the large circle of warm per-
ity as well
EESOLUTIONS OF RESPECT
At the session of the Plattsmouth
Aerie No. 365, Fraternal Order of
Eagles, the following resolutions
Whereas in the wisdom of Al
mighty God it has been seen fit to
romr. f r(m oil, -m i ,1 f rs.. 1 1
Brother Wm. Rcthmann. therefore
Resolved, that Plattsmouth Aerie
No. SC3. Fraternal Order- of Eagles,
tender to the bereaved family and
relatives of our beloved Brother our
heartfelt sympathies in their be
reavement, and be it further
Resolved, that our charter, be
draped for 30 days in honor of the
memory of our departed Brother, who
has faithfully fulfilled his duties as
a member of this order, and be it
Resolved, that a copy of these res
olutions be sent to the bereaved fam
ily, and spread upon the record of
this Aerie and a copy furnished the
Plattsmouth Journal for publication.
J. M. CUNNINGHAM.
W. H. MASON.
C. C. BURERIDGE.
EETUENS FROM CUEA
From Monday's Dally.
This morning "William Sporer and
wife returned to Nebraska after a
visit of several weeks' duration in ;
the south and in Cuba, where they;
spent a short time in the enjoyment,
of the sights of the capital of the'
island republic. Mr. and Mrs. Sporer j
have had a real outing and return j
home well nleased with tfho mnct '
. . ; - " v
iiyniiui experience in me soutnianu.
CAED OF THANE'S
We wish to thank our friends.
Daughters of Rebecca. I. O. O. F., B.
R. C. of A. and the Paint Dept. of
the Burlington shops for their kind
ness and sympathy and beautiful
floral remembrances in our sad hour
of bereavement at the death of our
darling baby. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. ,
ENTERTAINS POP. FRIEND
Mists Judith Johnson entertaned i
vcr3' pleasantly at her home Satur-j
cay afternoon at a t o c-iock dinner
in honor of Miss France Gr:is?man
of Alliance. Nebraska, who is here
as a guest at the lioiut- of- her 'grand
parents, Mr. and Mr. II. T. RaUon.
The color scheme-of the dining room
was in pink ai.d white and made a
very charming sp"t ijr the enjoy
ment of the fcc.sion. The guests in
attendance were: Mi-xcs Edith and
Helen Farley, Murr.a Voli. Bernese
Ault, Miss Grassinan ar.J the hostess
Miss Judith Johnson.
lh 111 p.f.I Cnf5-E5f jrer. bed" tl.e age of seveiitv voars and
lift! lis U.HLiFLkrtirticom- muler the operative features of
Uncle Kerry Eoeck, Fencer F.esident
cf Plattsmouth, Observes Pass-
Prom Monday's rallv
The Journal has revived from Los r
Angeles California, tie details of alV,Lm ''r; -l T
verv pleasant birthd: y party that Jruar y 9. 1S. 0. v. hen he became
" . .iff r Arcm tin ri t ha t : ?i cbfn r i cna tt -
was held there rcc
the eighty-ninth iiri..t?:;y
;.ary of Uncle Henry L'oe:
the old time PlalUmouth
and who for r- vera I year.?
:. one oi
ring lif' in t:'e coast coun
The eve-lit was held
February 13th. and i:i
occasion a few relativ
gathered 1 1 tt:e Boccl.
the day with the vuti .
his estimable Lelpmatt
Uncle llcnrj- mr.n;
happincis and t.ucccra
honor cf the
k and friends
!.cn.t to spcad
oi honor and
. and to wish
tivr? years of
:u life. Both
Mr. and Mrs.
of health and
Deed: :.r in the best
enjoreo to the utmost
the occasion that ihe'r friends
relatives had arrange i.
As a fentura cf the c! !ihtful birth
day dinner that Lad ijeen t rraugti.
a large birthday c?V . in pink and
white with tlie woids. "Uncle Mcnry.
SI:" occupied the ccnUr of tlie dining
table and this was one feature that
was especially enjoyed l.y Mr. Boeek.
Ihe guest ot honor.
After the 1'r.r.er P-rty. the. mru
bers of the jolly cro C wort? cntc-r-tainc-d
by Mrs. F. C. Olive, wo gave
a few of her favorU- reading;;. Mrs,
Olive will be remembered i.s. Mrs.
Mr.rshall by the old time Plattsmouth
friends, and still retains a warm spot
for the old home back in Nebraska.
Among the other former Platt'inouth
IJC-nple present were Mr. arid Mrs.
Henry Zuckv.siier. of Miller. South
Dakota, who are r.ow visiting in
California, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles
I.;oecl:. of Hollywood, Mr. Boeck be
ing a nephew of Uncle Henry, and
the two Mrs. Bjecks were the panic:-:
-e-ponsihk- for the delightful feast
Mr. aud Mrs. Guy C. White. oi
Plattsmouth, v.-ho aie enjoying their
honeymoon in the west. wt;re also
present to spend the day with the
Bjeck family, Mrs. White being a
niece of Mrs. Henrv Bbeck.
GIVE FINE EECITAL
On Saturday afternoon the home
of Mrs. Lillian Freemaiv was the
scene of -a very pleasant musical on
Ih eoccasion of the recital of the pi
ano studerts of Mrs. Freeman. Ths?
program given was rendered in a
very artistic manner by the young
people and was one that delighted
the large number who were .in at
tendance at the ga hering. Owing to
the length of the program it is im
possible to give i-i'.th. number the
mention that it really deserves and
the manner in whKh it was carried
out certainlv reflected the greatest
credit uncn'the v-ing people. Theilady cf their choice out motoring in
members of the class taking part
were: Alice Lorenn. Ruth Warga, Ir-
ma Pittman. Fonda Trively. Teresa
Dcnat, Ethel Qunton. Dangard
Reichstadt. Teresa Libershal. Isabel
Marshall, Richard. iTerold. Anna Har
ris, Verna Meisinger. Katherine Har
ris. Margaret Er.rlkeheier. Marie
Meisinger, Ruth Janda. Margaret
Vitersnik. Helen Perry. Blanche
Braun. Helen Beescn, Charlotte Niel
son. Kathleen Troop. Caroline Schul
hcf, Theodore Hati-nba, Helen Cle
ment, Lillian Kou'iek. Marion Co
penhaver, Edith Quinton. Alice
Wooster, Helen libershal, Helen
Wurl. Raphael Jania. Theresa Web
er, Olive Eonge. H'.den Wiles, Mar
guerite Wile3, Clement Janda. Mar
RECEIVE net; flxtuees
From Monday' lai:-.
The store of C. E. Wescott's Sons
today received a coiflgnment of the
famous Grand Rap ds fixtures that
.they are placing in -their modern
clothing establishment to replace the
o!U nxtures ana wnicn mn.tca up'pwom Mondav'n rai!
with he fine dust p-oof clothing cab-j The gjj,, Workers Flower club
inets that they have -had in the store . meJ. on Wednesday afternoon at the!
for a number of years. The newj pIeasain hcme of Mrs. Sam Gilmour. !
shelving tis very attractive in appear- j F&uth of clt an wnere the la
ance and will make a great addition;,,- t,,,,) in -,h ,nmn5t tb TrcC
iu ine generau am fineness oi LU
DRAWS DOWN HEAVY FINE
This morning in the court of Judge ;
Allen J. Besson, Orin Burrows re- j
ceived a fine of $100 and costs for) When you secure your school sup
the offense of striking his father, plies," call at the Journal office first
James Burrows, contrary to the peaco eXauiine our line of pencils, tab-
and dignity of the state of Nebraska, . , , , l, i-
and complaint to which had been lets and general school supplies,
filed by County Attorney A. G. Cole. .They axe the best on the market.
GF BURLINGTON BE-
Itound Cut Lcng Years for the Hail
road Ccnpsr.y and Will Here
after En'cy Pension.
Gm Tuesday's l"aiv
Four of the old time employes of
the Darlington in the local shops are
to hereafter enjoy tlie benefits of the
re-ci-r.tly enacted pen:-:on system that
has been prej-ared by the railroad
company iVr its veterans who have
U;e pension pLm.
William Ba'.lanc?, who will ,have
reached the age of seventy-four years
at his next birthday is one of the four
v. ho have taken r.dvantage of the
pension act and ha:? completed a long
av.d faithful service for the railroad.
Mr. Ballance first entered the service
nc nt and he continued in that ca
; -.city until December SI, 1920, when
he was relieved at his own request of
the responsibilities of the foreman
'hip and has since' continued as a
v ovkman in the shop up to February
1'th, wheii he was retired from ac
Another of the eldest employes of
tlie Burlington in the citj' and in
fact whose service for the railroad
reaches over a period of forty-five
yrars is Columbus C. Neff. He was
first in the- employe of the Burling
ton & Missouri River railroad in Iowa
p3 a helper.on the transfer boat that
t: ancported the trains over the Mis-t-irsippi
river and later came to
rlattsmouth in 1ST9 and took up his
v. ork as a helper on the President,
tLon in the transfer service at this
paint. Ke was shortly afterwards
p laced in charge of the car repair
jvork of the railroad company here
irnd has been in the service in differ
ent capacities since that time. lie has
icen in poor health for several
months 3ntl on February 1st was
placed on th? pension.
James Kahoutek. who entered the
rervice of the -Ecrlington here-in
Plattsmouth in the year 1ES8, has
been on the job almost continuously
'-ince that time and retired from ser
vice on Februar- lCth at the age of
Valentine Thomaszewski, who is
now in his seventy-fifth year is an
other who lias taken advantage of
the retirement plan to tease his ac
tivities with the railroad at the close
f forty-two years of service. He en
tered the employe of the Burlington
i:i Plattsmouth January 8. 18 80. as a
rection laborer and was transferred
in 1SS1 to the tin shop, where he
was employed as utility man until his
roor health compelled his ceasing his
activities March 28. 1921. and he
l as since been unable to keep up his
tnrmer energetic work and retired
trcrn the service on February 1. 1922.
GUT OUTS MOST HOT
BE OPENED AT NIGHT
Chief of Police Says This Practice'
Must be Stopped or Violators
Will Get Into Trouble.
T'lni TWW.aVF I HI! IV
No more in the stilly watches of
the nisrht when the swains have the
the trusty old gas wagon, shall they
step on the cut-out to give the lady
'the impression they are piloting an
aeroplane or a Rolls-Royce, so says
The practice of the cars traveling
over the highways of the city with
the cut-out open at night has occa
sioned a" great deal of complaint to
his honor. Mayor CA. Johnson and
that official has instructed the police
force to see that hereafter this prac
tice is stopped or that those who per
sist in doing it are lodgad in the
The police have tried to let the
autoists operate on their honor in
driving their cars over the highways)
within the city limits, but this seems
to have led to their vieing with each
rr ce r Tt-n Ami 1 ( fraptlira V a
most ordinances and creating a nui
sance for those who are forced to
live along the more popular drive
ways, where the cutouts make the
nights a time of unrest and nol3e.
ENJOYS C OCTAL TIME
;ing hours. There was a very large
number m attendance and .the -time
passed in games and other amuse-
J ments while at an appropriate hou-
a very delicious luncheon served by
the hostess heightened the pleasures
of the evemD
ENJOY A GOOD TIME
From Tuesday's la!iv. "
A pleasant surprise party was
given at the home of Mrs. Eila War
ren cu her daughter, Ina Warren, in
honor of the latter's l&th birthday,
on Saturday evening, February ISth.
The evening was spent with music,
games and other amusements. Ina
was the recipient of many beautiful
gifts from her friends.
Those who were present were Mrs.
George Lohnes. Helen and Earl Mei-
singer, Elmer Tschirren. Charlie and
Bill Ingram. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Ilen-
mngs. George Miller. Henry L.arson,
Misses Emma. Ina, Beulah and Btr-
Inese Warren, all of Cedar Creek.
I At a late hour a delicious luncheon
j was served, after which they all de
i parted for their homes wishing Miss
ina many more happy birthdays.
Miss Esther and Raymond Lohnes
came with a delicious birthdav cake.
DEATH OF EDWARD
GULiN IN NEW MEXICO
Message Received Here By Relatives
This Morning: Announces the
Death of Young Man.
From Tuesdays Rally.
This morning the message was re
ceived here by the relatives an
nouncing the death last night at his
home at Artesia, New Mexico, of Ed
ward Bulin, youngest son of Mr.
Blaze Bulin of this city. The deceas
ed has been making his home in New
Mesieo .for the past few years with
his sister. Miss Rose Bulin. in the
hopes of improving his health that
has very poorly, the young man suf
fering' frcm a very severe case of
Edward" Bulin was twenty-four
years cf age and was born and rear
ed in Plattsmouth, where he made
Lis home until compelled to r?move
to a higher and dryer climate to re
side. He leaves lo mourn his death the
father iind two ibrothvrs. James and
Jonrph Bulin. of this city, ond the
ister with whom be made his home.
While there ha?' been no definite
arrangements made -as to the funeral
it is expected that the body will be
brought here for burial.
The L. C. Sharp Manufacturing
company made a sale Saturday of one
of its hydraulic ice cream cone mak
ing machines to Mr. Kelly Nussral-
lah, of Johnstown. Pa. The machine,
however, is to be placed in Omaha
and soon followed by one more.
These fnaehines operate by city
water pressure and have a capacity
of thirty thousand cones per ten
hours. They are the most ingenious
and productive machine ever con
structed for the purpose, making
cones absolutely without waste of
any kind. Mr. Nussrallah also op
erttos a large cone factory in Johns
A recent shipment of another of
these machines was sent to Ottawa.
Canada, and another one of special
nature is now under way for the In
ternational Wafer company, of Man
chester, England, being the second
Plattsmouth-made machine for that
Thi3 is a class of work that means
a whole lot to Plattsmouth not only
through the employment of skilled
mechanics, but the advertising value
to the city as well.
There are so many ways in which a
checking account can be both a time-saver
and a convenience to women who take
care of the household bills.
Yet, in many instances where th
family has a checking: account, it is in
the husband's name only.
Why not a checking account at the
disposal of both husband and wife? We
will gladly arrange for a joint account or
separate accounts, as may be preferred,
at any time.
The First K4T1GNAL bank
THE BANK WHEgg VOU C U AT (-i
D'.MTSMOUTII f - L. :EIXiIAS!C.4
Member Federal Reserve
TO FRIEND IN HON
OR OF BIRTHDAY
Jehu V. Katt Is Victim cf Fiiends
and lias Surprise of Hie Liie
at Jelly Gathering.
From Tuesdays Daily.
Last evening John V. Halt, who
was celebrating Uie pas :n? ox n;
1 thirty-fift.'i birthday auunt-rsary.
was made the "victim" of one of the
i most smoothly arranged jii.'d carried
j emt surprises that hut ever ben held
in tins city in many mon;ns.
Mr. Halt was induced by Frank
Bettor to visit the I:armeie theatre
and witness the experiences if Dick
Barthelme.-s and Carol Dempster in
"The Love Flower," and while John
nie was engrossed in the dramatic
screening, the friends brought their
plans to a culmination -and marie the
call for the "victim." Mr. Halt had
long vowed that no or would sur
prise him. and accordingly when
Harry Smith strolled into the thea
tre last evening and was called to
the U-lcr hone. Mr. Hatt suspected
nothing, not even when Mr. Smith
asked Mr. Bestor -to accompany him
to the M. W A. hall, where, he stat
ed, there had been an accident. Mr.
Hatt also became interested in tin
accident and in fact beat the corpul
ent monument dealer to the scene of
action aud was right in the midt of
the surprise party before he realized
The evening was spent In a gen
eral gooi time tnd with the Mar
shall orchestra furnishing their hifh
quality brand of jazz for the light
footed members e;f the party to dance
away .the fleeting hours.
At a suitable hour the array of
good things prepared "by Mrs. Hatt
and Mrs. Eestor for the occasion dis
appeared before the onslaught of th
guests a3d they were loud in their
praire of the very dainty luncheon.
It is reported that one of the
prominent members of the party v.o
much enjoyed the occasion that it
was with difficulty that he was Induced-to
permit the party to break
up at c;ar the midnight hour.
TJ. D. CLUB MEETS
From Tuesday s L)all.
Last evening the U. D. club of the
St. John's Catholic church held a
very pleasant meeting at the Knights
of Columbus hall and which was
quite largely attended by the young
people of the parish. The niain
amusements of the evening were
games and dancing the music for
which was piayed by the Victrola
and for several hours the fun and
frolic continued. Miss Mildred Schla
;pr gave a numher of piano numbers
that were much enjoyed and Fritz
Duda. favored the party with a few
vocal selections which were received
with marked approval. At a suitable
hour refreshments in keeping with
the approaching anniversary of the
birthday of George Washington were
served. The ice cream bearing a
small hatchet with tiny cherries. Tha
ime-nibers of the club entertaining
fcr the occasion were Misses Elea
nor and Caroline Sehulhof, Gene
vieve Whelan. Mary Margaret Wall
in;, Roliert M. Walling and Allison
Lost anything four-Q anythir.-jV
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