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THE PIATTSMOUTII EVENING JOURNAL
THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 1922.
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Messrs E. G. and F. L. Lewis, of
Omaha Buy Eating Establish
ment of Lew Russell.
Trctn Tuesday's Pally.
The restaurant business of Lew
Russell w hich has been operating in
the Gering building on Main street,
between Fourth and Fifth streets,
for the past few years, has changed
Messrs. K. G. Lewis and F. L.
Lewis of Omaha have purchased the
restaurant and will at once start in
on arranging a fine up-to-date eat
ing house for the city and one that
will meet the needs of the public in
every way. The new owners are not
unknown to the residents of the city
as they were here for some time as
representatives of the Kinney Shoe
Co.. and are both gentlemen of the
highest standing and marked busi
The new owners will have the en
tire interior of the building re-decorated
and cleaned and the present
fixtures removed so as to give more
room and permit the interior to be
arranged in the most up-to-date j
manner. It is the intention of the!
new owners to make the restaurant
first class in every way and one that
will be a credit to the city. .
For resrular action of the bowels;
easy, natural movements, relief of
constipation, try Doan's Regulet3.
20c at all stores.
A WALL PAPER
is what you will say when you see the as
sortment of pretty patterns we are showing
a surprise to know how very small the
cost of such decoration would be, and a
bigger surprise when these papers are
hung and you find what a beautiful home
they have made you.
Up-to-Date Wall Paper
and lots of it at
Oobeiman's Paint Store,
North Sixth Sr.
and Spearmint are certainly
three delightful flavors to
And WMGLEY'S P-Kthe
new sugar-coated pepper
mint gum, is also a great
treat for your sweet tooth.
All are from the Wrigley
factories where perfection
is the rule.
IS NOW GRINDING
First Jury Case Called is that
Worth Click vs. Henry Kirch
er Suit for Slander. '
rr.':i TueHday's Daily.
This morning the regular grind of
the district court for the March term
was started before Judge James T.
Begley and the first case called be
fore the jury panel was that of
Worth Click vs. Henry Kircher. an
action for slander in which the plain
tiff asks the sum of $5,000 for the al
leged statement that the defendant
is claimed to have made relative to
the plaintiff taking corn that he was
not entitled to. The parties reside
south of Murray. To try the case, a
jury composed of Ralph Haynie, R
A. Talbot. L. R. Caygill, Fred Kehne.
C. T. Peacock. I. N. Hunter, Philip
Born. M. E. Bushnell, Fred Muen
chau. II. M. Pollard, Herman Denn
ing and John Gauer were selected
The ca'-.e was handled with speed and
the issues submitted with argument
by the attorneys by the noon hour,
and at once given to the jury.
The case of the Dierks Lumber &
Coal company vs. A. E. Jameson, was
settled by stipulation of the parties
and judgment entered for the plain
tiff in the sum of $1,397.17, and the
cae stricken from the docket.
Blank Books at the Journal Office
From Monday's Dally.
William Seiker of Elmwood was
here today to attend the naturaliza
tion bearings in the district court.
Henry Ossenkop and John Spang
ler, of Louisville, were hee today
looking after some matters in the
II. A. Guthmann, the Murdoek
banker, wa3 in the city today attend
ing the naturalization hearings iu
the district court.
Dr. G. G. Douglas of Elmwood was
among the visitors in the city Sat
urday to look after some matters at!
the court house,
Fred Fleishmann and Dan Bourke
prominent residents of Manley, were
Lere today attending the opening
session of the district court.
John Gerry Stark and former Com
missioner Atchison of Elmwood were
here Saturday looking after
matters at the court house.
John Ingram of Louisville
among the visitors in the city today
looking after some matters of im
portance in the court house.
W. II. Diers of Louisville was here
to take in the naturalization hear
ings, being one of the witnesses sum
moned on behalf of the applicants.
Andrew Thomsen of Cedar Creek
was here today attending the ses
sion of the district court and acting
as witness in the naturalization
Daniel and William Bornemeier cf
Wabash and W. F. Kosenow of Elm
wood were here Saturday for a few
irours looking after some matters of
James Turner. Will Fisher, Wil-
liam Jahn and Peter Nickel of Elm-j7 g aRj 9 wh, h 'adJoln tue clty
wood were here Saturday for a few and t tne prpper com-
'?uUr5a.ttwdinJ0 SOmC matter3 ln mittees take steps to secure these
the district court. lots
II. K. Frantz. Henry Snoke. Wil- Vity Attorney Ifawls was present
liam Wclff and M. W. Spnahle oficrti pointed out the tteps that were
Eagle were here today to attend the necessary to take to secure the prop
hearings in the naturalization cases !cr title for the city and according
in the district court.
Theodore Harms and Oris Schlei
feit, C. E. Mockenhaupt and Mrs.
M3ry E. Mockenhaupt motored in
this morning from Manley to look
after some matters in the district
V. E. Lundberg. B. II. Nelson, ' T-oris -out u.ai ior me cuy aitomej
George Engelkemeier and A. J. Scha-jr anyone eL?e to give their opinion
for from near Nehawka were hereof hand at the meetings as to the
.jo o o f.,.. uni-inri lo,al status of motions or ordinances
after some matters at the court
George F. Oehlerking of near Elm
wood was in the city Saturday for a;
few hours and while here had his
name enrolled as
journal iur -iur mimus '",d li uts a5 follows: Forty -watt
months. -lamps at 5th and Locust, Cta and
Marriage license was issued this whitmond avenue, 13tk and Vine.
morning in county court to Joini!;! anu- Lincoln avenue, 8th and
Rippe of Avoca and Miss Elsie Kier-i
hoff of Weeping Water and Mr. How-j
ell E. Barkhurst and Miss Marjorie
L. Smith of Weeping Water.
Henr Kehne, one of the old and
well known residents of Center pre
cinct, was in the city .today attend
ing the naturalization hearings in
the district cotirt and shaking hands
with his many friends in the city.
Arthur White, former Plattsmouth
'boy, who has been making his home
in Madison, Wis., and Chicago for
the past few years, was here yester
day for a short visit with old time
friends, and this morning departed
for Omaha iiere he will be employ
ed in the future.
Frmn Tuesday s Daily.
J. D. Cross of Union was among
the jurors reporting this morning
for service at the present term of
Jchn Leddy, George Olson and
Chas. Buell of South Bend were in
the city today attending court and
calling on friends.
Attorney C. E. Tefft of Weeping
Water was here today for a few
hours looking after some matters in
the district court.
Miss Rose Creamer was among
those going to Omaha this morning
to visit for the day looking after
some matters of business.
Ray Chriswisser of near Nehaw
ka and Anderson Lloyd of that same
locality were here today to attend
the session of the district court.
I. N. Hunter, George M. Domingo
and R. L. Hoback of Weeping Water
and vicinity were here today to at
tend the session of the district court.
Don C. Rhoden, of Murray, was
among the visitors in the city today
for a few hours looking after some
matters of business with the mer
chants. J. J. Roberts of Sioux Falls, South
Dakota, was here today and will
spend a few days here with friends,
and looking after some matters of
Walter Sans departed this morn
ing for Oceola, Iowa, where he goes
to look after the purchasing of a
numher of sheep for his farm south
of the city.
Herman Dehning. Andrew Stohl-
man and A. R. Stander were here
today as a part of the jury panel,
and Mr. Stoblman was excused by
the court from serving for the pres
Fred Muenchau. for years one of
the prominent residents of Tipton
precinct, but now residing near Elm
wood. whs among the jurors report
ing today and at once drew a job on
R. W. Hyers. for many years sher
iff of Cass county, and at present re
siding at Lincoln, came down this
morning and will speud a short time
here visiting with old time friends
in his former home. Mr. Hyers is
holding his age in fine shape and is
the same genial and pleasant gentle
man that he has been for so many
BY ORDER OF COURT
Closing out -entire stock of mer
chandise for caih of E. G. Dovey &
Son, at reduced prices.
. JOHN V. GORDER,
A TAME MEET
ING LAST NITE
LOCATE NUMBER OF ELECIRIC
LIGHTS AND DISCUSS ELEC
From Tuesday a Dal I v.
The session of the council last
evening was calm and peaceful and
nothing of vilnl importance came up
for the (Infinite action of the mem
lers oi' the legislative 'hotly, who ap-
puroiitly decided to rest up for the
deluge that will come when the hear
ing on the proposed sewer proposi-!
tion conies ui next Monday. Coun-
i -lliiinn Mfin-it I.. .rjlillTltr friinllltl
t - 1 w i , I iju .i... ...p, r
of the police committee, was the on-;
lv absentee from the council when
Mayor Johns-un called the lelibera-
live body to order at I'.v and tne
grind war- started out.
City Clerk Duxhury presented his
monthly report showing that $733.-!
39 had been collected for the month
and this was referred to the ilnance
committee of the council for action.
City Treasurer Hurt ford presented
his report of the various funds of
tne city which .sliowea a cataract: oi
fr3y,a.i ami registered wurraui
in the sum of $113,213. This report)
was also consigned to the Ilnance,
committee of the council.
Councilman Lindeinnn of the park
and improvement committee report
ed that to make the proper improve
ment of the Washington avenue park
it- iisii!rt w!drv t it i"niro lots
ly the matter was referred to the
judiciary committee to take action
that would give the city a ground
work to claim title to the property.
:.Ir. Rawls also stated that he
would he glad to assist any commit-
' tt j in the preparation of their re
would be useless as the propositions
lecjuired looking into and this he
wculd be glad to do any time that
.r.y or tne committees so oesirea.
Councilman Sirhulhof of tha light-
ing committee reported
I c umiittee had loeuic-d th
m. Maiden Lane and Elm, Maiden
e north of Elm. Lincoln avenue
rxd Race street, Race street and
Einith avenue. 10th and Marble
streets, Pershing avenue, one block
tcuth of Columbian school, the com
mittee also recommended the replac
ing of the sixty watt lamps on high
school hill with two 400 watt lamps
at Sth and Main and Dth and Main.
After some discussion the report
cf the committee was adopted.
Councilman Sebatka then asked
that there be one light moved in his
ward and that the lights be added to
so that in the readjustment the
lights would be at Clara and Porter
streets, Howard and Patterson aven
ue and Clara street and Patterson
The opinion of City Attorney
Rawls was read relative to the
length of bonus to be issued in the
navicsr districts and in which he
cuotcd the law that one-twentieth
of the cost of tha bonds should be
raised each year and the amount of
tonus retired. To provide for retir
ing more than the amount called for
would be a doubtful proposition as
it would not be attractive to pur
cha.-ers and gave no assurance of the
2 mounts being raided great enough
to retire more than the one-twenti-
ln regard to the city selling the
londs to pay the cost of paving in
district No. 21, Mr. Rawls stated
that the city council iby resolution
had provided that bidders take the
bends or registered warrants in pay
iuent of their work and in his opin
ion and the language the resolution
it had been the intention of the
intention of tho council to have the
bonds secured to the contractor at
par. The city, however, could eell
the bonds and redeem the registered
warrants in cash or could deliver the
bondi to the contractor in settle
ment of the warrants.
An ordinance was then ready out
lining an electrolier district from
2nd street to 10th on. Main street
and providing for the laying wires,
nurchasing posts and other neces
sary equipment and to tax same to
tlie property owners but this was
laid over until a later date.
Councilman Bettor called the 'at
tention of the council to the fact
that the light at the Burlington
crossing at the foot of Winterseen
hill was l)ting put out at midnight
and regarded this as a poor practice
and the light committee was author
ised to look into the matter.
On motion of Councilman Bestor
the mayor and city clerk were au
thorized to have a call Issued for
the forthcoming city election, ac
centing to law.
The following claims were found
to be correct and their payment or
dered by the finance committee:
Omaha Trust Co., legal opin
C. E. Hartford, fuel 19.65
Neb. Gas & Elec. Co.. light x
for city jail 1.34
James Robertson, costs of
Dvorak vs. City 2.75
Lincoln Tel. & Tel. Co.. rents 5.43
Omaha Printing Co., election
supplies v 20.00
M. Archer, salary 30.00
Xeb. Gas & Elec. Co. street
Pop. Var. store, paper 1.50
FOUND Side curtains for auto.
Owner can have same 'by calling at
the Journal office.
ING CONTEST TO
8E HELD HERE
Cash Prizes and the Opportunity to
Represent County at Sioux
City Wll be Offered.
frnra Tuesday's Dallv.
The County Spelling contest is to
be held in Plattsmouth. on Saturday,
March 18th. at the High school build
ing at 10:15 a. m. Five dollars in
gold v.Ul be awarded as first prize in
both oral and written contests with
a second prize of two and one-half
dollars in gold. The following pupils
will enter the contest: Charlotte
N'iclson. Treva Edgerton, Emily
Stava, Kathleen Troop. Henry Wos
ter. Helen Byars, Eldon Hull, Violet
Carroll, Lucile . Horn, Elizabeth
Tritsch, Rachel Kendall, Jessie Mead,
Ruby Meade. Geneva Schoemaker,
Merna Brandt, Florence Schoemaker,
Alice Gerbeling, Marie Leach, Madge
Cheney. Ruth Applegate, Ella Horsh
man. Rose Brandt. Ruth Behrns,
Dorothy West, Mildred Spangler,
Eva Clites. Helen Vallery, Ruth
Ilogue, Alice Hackenburg. James
Will, Charlotta Beck, Thyra Johnson,
Carl Keil, Ldrene Ault, Dora Franke,
Charles White, Frances Livingston,
Louise Kirker. Donald Born. Edith
Todd, Richard Ronne, Francis Ake
ccn, Verna Meisingar, Oliver Mei
singer, sterling Fleming, Elda Thie
man, LeRoy Cook, William -Marshall,
Augusta Sprieck, Oliver Henning,
Birdie Mae Johnson. Emma Sudman,
Bertha Lancaster, Lester Long, Lo
rene Hatchett, Ruth Carnicle, Mil
dred Jones. Delia N'eban. Lavinia
Kunz, Wilma Winkler, Frank Strad
ley, Raymond Kyles, Lee Baier, Mary
Roberts, Jesse Livingston, Marie
Carper, Matilda Stoblman. Marie
Bluma, Violet Engelkemeier, Cleo
Printz. Carl Ulrich. Clara Neuman,
Buelah Warren. Louie Lohnes, Fran
ces Zoz, Edna Zoz, Selma Kraeger,
Jeneva Urish. Helen Behrns, Ada
Fleischman, Glen Fleischman. Uor
nthy Groom, Raymond Groom. Alden
Colbert. Leora Robbins, Edith Hoff
man and John Sneddon.
Mr. R. W. Eaton, author of the
Eaton Speller, will conduct the con
test. Two contestants will be selected to
represent our county in the inter
state contest to be held at Sioux
City, Iowa, on April 28th.
You are cordialy invited to at
tend this spelling contest Saturday.
styles and hat service. The prices $7 and $7.30. x
Other Makes $1.00 to $5.00
We have everything new. in shape, pattern and shade in
Don't let ihczz
get away from you
at this price!
They are all pure wool, made by skilled
tailors, not just "sewed up." They have
style and character and moneys worth.
They are double service suits in every
sense always a fresh pair trousers ready.
will encourage the
Other County School Notes
The quarterly examination ques
tions for the third quarter will be
tent out this week.
Circular letters enclosing premium
lists for educational exhibits at state
and County fairs were sent to all
teachers last week in order that they
might select material and prepare
exhibits before the close of school.
These exhibits are to be sent to the
office of the County Superintendent
on or before May 17 th.
ENJOY FINE TIME
From Tuesday Dally .
Last evening the members of the
Young Men's Bible Class of the Meth
odist church were entertained at the
pleasant home of Mr. and Mrs. Jas.
Kuykendall on Granite street, and
the occasion one of more than usual
enjoyment. The time was spent in
games and in the usual singing ses
which the members of the!
class gave the olden songs as well
as a number of the oooular ones,
Mr. Kuykendall had arranged the
games and had some very pleasing
stunts for the occasion that were
much enjoyed. At a suitable hour
very enjoyable refreshments were
served by Mrs. Kuykendall, who was
assisted by Mrs. 'P. W. Crum, and it
was a -late hour when the members
of the party returned homeward.
When baby suffers with croup, ap
ply and give Dr. Thomas' Eclectic
Oil at once. Safe for children. A
litle goes a long way. 30c and 60c
at all drug stores.
at it's reduced price is a better value today
than it ever was. -
There is a Satisfied User Near You!
5008 Dodge St.,
Spring Hats are Here!
And Spring election-soon will be. If your bat is to
be in the ring, or if you are going to "Betcba a Hat "
make it a
When you have said, "It's a Stetson" you havesum
mued up all that could possibly be said about hat
CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS
Prom Tuesday's Dallv.
Yesterday Paul Manhart of Au
burn, Nebraska, one of the numer
ous republican candidates for the
nomination for congress in the First
' district at the July primary, was in
Mr. Manhart has been a resident
of near Palmyra for a number of
years and has Just recently moved to
Auburn to open up his law offices
and also to get in touch with the
voters. The candidate is a young
man and is a graduate of the George
town university. He ha. more or less
experience in Washington in various
government offices and feels that he
would be well qualified to fill the
office ol congressman.
FINE LITTLE DAUGHTER
From Tuesday' Daily.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Mike
Hula has been gladdened by the ar
rival of a fine little daughter, born
Sunday evening and who with the
(mother is doing very nicely and it is
needless to 6ay that the arrival of
the little girl, the first child in the
family, has brought great Joy to the
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Impure blood runs you down--makes
you an easy victim for disease.
For pure blood and sound digestion
Burdock Blood Bitters. At all drug
stores. Price, $1.25.
Your ad will carry punch if yon
write it as a plain "selling talk" in
stead of trying to fuss it up with
frills and exaggerations.
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