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PLATTSJIOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
MONDAY, JUNE 19, 1922.
DOCK DEPMR TMENT.
PREPARED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE JOURNAL.
Am Hers fo Servo You!
Notwithstanding the interference by the fire fiend,
I am still here to give service to the farmer in supplying
their wants and needs in the line of farming machinery
and repairs. We have the agency for the International
line, including McCormick and Deering harvesting ma
chinery and the tillage machinery, including plows,
discs, cultivators and in fact anything in the farming
machinery line I can furnish you. Repairs for all and
any kind of farm utensils. I would like to give you
service. Phone 14-J.
MURDOCK -:- -:- -:- NEBRASKA
Jesse Landholm and family have
been visiting at North Platte with
relatives darin.. the past few da3.
Mr. and Mrs. II. P. Denning were
visiting and looking after some busi
ness matters in Lincoln last Monday.
Earnest C. Tolsom and family of
Lincoln were visiting with friends
in lurdock for some time last week.
E. V. Tbimgahn was looking af
ter some business matters In Murray
last Thursday, driving over In his
Mr. H. H. Lawton has been paint
ing and decorating the home of A.
A. Rikli, here in town, and putting
it in condition.
Mr. A. S. Depner, the contractor,
has net been feeling very well dur
ing the past week and for a short
time was off from his work.
Albert Simmons of Weeping Water
bas accepted a position on the farm
of Herman Schweppe, where he is
assisting with the farm work.
Mr. Henry Stander of South Bend
was a visitor in Murdock on last
Thursday, looking after some busi
ness matters for a short time.
Miss J. D. Gerbeling, of near Wa
bash, is making her home In Mur
dock new and is employed at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Lacey Mc
Donald. Mrs. W. T. Weddell and the
children are visiting for the present
at the home of Mrs. Henry Kruse,
mother of Mrs. Weddell at Le
Dr. John Carruthers and wife, of
Lincoln, Dr. and Mrs. A. R. Horn
beck and Louis Hornbeck and family
enjoyed a picnic dinner at Louisville
Mrs. Charles Schneir, who has
i been feeling very poorly for some
1 time past, is taking some treatments
1 from a chiropractor at Ashland and
with very good result3.
Doane Pickering and family, of
Lincoln, were visiting for the week
at the homes of O. J. Pothast and
W. II. Rush, driving over from the
capital city in his car.
Harry Gillespie and wife were over
to Lincoln on last Wednesday, where
Mr. Gillespie was looking after some
business matters and Mrs. Gillespie
was visiting during the time.
Carl Schneider, who has been at
tending school at Concordia, Kansas,
where he is doing some excellent
work, returned home a few days ago
and will spend his vacation here.
Case Farming Machinery!
I have the agency for the full line of Case farming machin
ery. Such as Plows, Tractors, Threshing Machinery, Haying
Machinery and fn fact a full and complete line. We can fur
' nisrTall kinds of repairs. See us, we will make it well worth
A. H. WARD,
Phone Wo. 7-W Murdock, Neb.
To fhs People of Murdock and Vicinity:
When you buy Petroleum Products from us you are patro
nizing a strictly HOME CONCERN, not an eastern corporation.
We pay our taxes and spend our money in Cass county. Our
Penn Franklin Motor and Tractor Oils are a pure Pennsylva
nia product - every drop made from Pennsylvania crude and
shipped direct from Pennsylvania. We buy in car load lots,
thereby getting the rock bottom price. Remember Pennsyl
vania oils will not carbon your motor, will stand up under ter
rific heat and will wear longer. See our Mr. Schafer. for sam
ples and prices.
GEO. TRUfiKECJBQLZ OIL GOHPAtlY-
Double stitched work shirt made of fine quality of blue
chambray. Flat, interlined collar, faced sleeves. One
pocket. Guaranteed non-rip sleeve at cuff. Comes in
full range of sizes 14 J2 to 17. Dark blue only.
REGULAR $1.00 VALUES
Murdock Mercantile Co,
Miss Leah Schmidt, who is em
ployed in a department store at
Stella as saleslady, was a visitor at
the home of her parent3, Mr. and
Mrs. H. R. Schmidt for a few days
Mrs. W. O. Gillespie, who was so
'seriously injured in a fall some time
since, is getting along nicely at this
time and is able to bo out some and
is making very good progress toward
John Meyer, of Nebraska City,
who has Just completed the plumb
ing for the community water system,
has also the contract for the work
in this line on the new Schweppe
home southeast of town.
Herman Dull, of Manley, who is
an expert electrician, was in Mur
dock during the fore part of the week
and finished the installation of an
electric motor which is to furnish
power for the Farmers elevator.
O. J. Pothast and wife with their
babe were spending a few days last
week in Lincoln, and while there the
business here was looked after by
Mr. E. L. Tothast, who with Mrs.
Pothast were staying here for the
Mr. Will Meyer has his radio re
ceiving set working nicely and with
apparatus which he has constructed
himself. Murdock is now connected
with the outside world through this
medium, and the station is in good
Itichard Tool is enjoying the work
at the summer school In Lincoln dur
ing the warm weather. While it is
not the most pleasant occupation at
tending summer school at this time
of the year, still we know Richard
is equal to the proposition.
Herman R. Schmidt and family
were enjoying the picnic of the
schools of the church at Murdock,
Louisville and Callihan. which was
held last Thursday and while they
were absent. Miss Esther Rau was
looking after the telephone exchange
The Misses Hulda and Alme Schlie
fert gave their friends a most enjoy
able evening last Saturday when they
pave a shower for their brother,
Herbert Oehlerlcing, who is soon to
wed Miss Magsalene Reinke. The
young people enjoyed the occasion
Mesdames H. A. Tool. A. J. Tool
and Harry Cillespie were enjoying
the meeting with the ladies of east
of Wabash, at the kensington given
at the home of Mrs. Ralph Keckler,
last Thursday afternoon. Mr. H. A.
Tool very kindly taking the ladies
to the meeting.
The wind, which L'.ew so fiercely
last Monday night, blew in a por
tion of the north window; of the
Murdock Mercantile . Company, and
caused a loss rather sever. Until
the glass, which is to replace the
one broken, shall have arrived, the
hole haa been stopped by the car
penter. Edward Ran and wife attended a
farewell party at Elm wood on last
Tuesday at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Prrnk Creamer, who will in a short
time depart for the east and will
spend a number of months at their
old home in New Jersey. They are
expecting to have a most pleasant
Wm. Deickman, who has been
working at the farm of II. F. Sch
weppe for the spring, has resigned
his position which was most agree
able on the part of both employer
and employe, and with Mr. Alvin
Bornemeier, is getting the machine
ready for the threshing which is to
soon be upon U3.
O. J. Hitchcock and wife of Have
lock and Dr. S. B. McDermid, of
Omaha, were guests at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. L. Neitzel last Sunday,
they corning to celebrate the.sir-tti
wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs.
O. J. Hitchcock and to visit with the
folks here as well. All enjoyed the
occasion very much. The folks vis
ited both Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Tool and Will
Meyers were visiting in Omaha last
Thursday, the former being called to
that city to sea the little nephew,
which has recently came to grace the
homo of Mrs. Tool's sister, Mr. and
Mrs. R. B. Eldrege. They were very
pleased to see little Robert Bruce
Eldredge, Jr., and had a very nice
visit. Mr. Meyers was looking after
some business while in Omaha and
probably he may have met a friend
Miss Minnie Deickman ha3 accept
ed a position with the Murdock Tel
ephone exchange, which was made
vacant by the resignation of Miss
M?rie Schmidt, who will rest for the
present and assist in the afternoon,
in order that both she and sister.
Miss Esther may find some time to
be out of office during the heated
portfon of the summer. Miss Deick
man will make a good operator and
maintain the excellence of the ser
vice which has marked this exchange.
Mr. Milton Neitzel of Boise, Idaho,
and Joseph Cornish, of Lincoln, who
nave just returned from a year at
Notre Dame, were visiting with
friends in Murdock during the past
week, and were guests at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Guthman. Af
ter a short visit. Mr. Cornish con
tinued to his home in Lincoln, where
be will spend the vacation. Mr. Neitz
el accompanied Mr. Guthman on a
trip to Binger, Oklahoma, where the
letter i3 looking after some business
matters for a short time.
Campfire Girls camp here, which she
has recently organized and which is
doing some excellent work at this
time, has arranged for a play which
they will give in the noar future,
and which is entitled "My Cousin
Timme or Reflected Glory." The play
is to be rendered by the members of
the Camufiro camp here and will be
an excellent play, the proceeds of
which aro to go to the-camp to as
sist in bearing the expanses of the
organization. Keep this play in
mind and look for further announce
ments for it will be well worth while.
Doing a Very Good Business
During the month of May the
Farmers elevator of Murdock shipped
some 35,003 bushels of corn from the
elevator here, and at the same time
received and shipped some five thous
and bushels of wheat. During June
! t'.io receipts were not far from 1,000
! bushels per day until the middle of
All Enjoyed the Picnic
Last Thursday at the beautiful
grove at the Callihan church, south
v. est of Murdock, where the Bible
schools of the church at Louisville,
Murdock and Callihan met in their
jpnnual picnic, there were gathered
I some 250 people who enjoyed the ex
cellent program which began at
10:30 in the morning and continued
'until. ti e noon hour and was follow
jtl by the basket picnic, which was
jone of the very agreeable features of
During the afternoon a very so
iclable tima was had, and which .was
enlivened by games fcrr the children
an I young folks and social conversa
tion by the older ones. The mission
fund, which is one of much interest
'to the church, recaited a substantial
j boost of about $200.00, which shows
: fiat tjie people are in earnest in
! tiieir mission work.
Will Have Meet June 26th
The country club sewing society
will meet for their next work and
instruction at the home of Mrs. Al
bert Strich, when they are to have
a i.-.ost ple?sant time. This will be
a sewing instruction as well as a
work meeting and will be coupled
with much sociability as well. There
will be entertainmen j as well as the
work. An invitation 15 extended to
! all to come and enjoy the occasion
jend also to add to the Interest of
the work as well.
I We eon furnish yon Maui hooks
; most any kind at Journal office.
JORDAN OF ALVO
Former County Commissioner and
v Prominent Alvo Citizen Who
Was Called by Death.
Charles Robert Jordan was born
in Campbell county, Virginia, June
8, 1849, and at the age of eighteen
years moved to Mahaska county, la.,
where he lived for a number of years
and where he was united in marriage
to Miss Juliet Mitchell, the young
people moving in 1872 from their
Iowa home to Nebraska and settled
on a farm near the present village
of Alvo and where they made their
home for a period of years that was
terminated nineteen years ago when
Mr. and Mrs. Jordan moved into the
town of Alvo and spent their de
clining years there enjoying the rest
that their industry and thrift had
earned. The death of Mr. Jordan oc
curred on MondayJune 12th, 1922,
at the age of seventy-three years and
four days. To the union of Mr. and
Mrs. Jordan was born eight child
ren all of whom are living except
one who died in infancy and all of
the living children were at the bed
side of the father when death came.
Mr. Jordan was the owner of sev
eral large farms in Cass county as
well as Kansas and Canada and had
been in hi3 lifetime prominent In
the democratic politics of the coun
ty and was elected county commis
sioner in 1912 and served two terms
in that office with credit to himself
and the county.
The funeral services were held at
2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at
the Methodist church and the Inter
ment made in the Alvo cemetery.
Rev. E. A. Knight conducted the ser
vices assisted by Rev. ' M. E. Stair.
For the splendid and untiring serv
ice rendered and for the beautiful
flowers and sympathy extended to us
in our grief due to the los3 of our
companion and father by all our good
neighbors and friends, we desire to
extend our sincere thanks and appre
ciation. Mrs. C. R. Jordan and
COOK FAMILY BEUNI0N
The reunion of the members of the
Cook family will be held on Sunday
!t the citv nark at WeeDinsr Water.
A large number of the members of
the family from thi3 portion of the
county will be present if the weath
er conditions are favorable.
The large and modern Tanlac
laboratories at Dayton. Ohio, occupy
GO, COO square feet of floor space. P.
G. Fricke & Co.
with our new Wall Fea
tures; the soft richness
and depth of color in
our Mottles, Stipples,
Blends, only obtainable
through our system.
Ask us about it!
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Parsell autoed
to Lincoln Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. V. O. Boyles o Lin
coln were in Alvo Monday.
Arthur Dinges autoed to Lincoln
on business Tuesday afternoon.
Dr. L. Muir and family autoed to
Nebraska City Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Ed Casey, of Lincoln, was
calling on friends in Alvo Tuesday.
Dale Boyles of McCook came in
Tuesday to visit relatives for a few
Sam Ilardnock and family are
enjoying a visit with their cousins,
who are here.
Fred Weaver of South Bend, came
up Wednesday to attend the funeral
of Charles R. Jordan.
Mrs. S. C. Boyles and daughter,
Mrs. C. D. Ganz and son Dale Boyles,
were in Omaha Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Nickle and
son Harold and Mrs. J. P. Rouse
went to Plattsmouth Thursday.
Four classes of the M. E. Sunday
school held a picnic southeast of
Alvo in the woods Wednesday even
ing. The annual school meeting was
held Monday evening at the school
auditorium. A good crowd was in
J. E. Parsell has sold his crops,
farming implements and live stock
to Sumner Hall who will take pos
session at once.
I. D. Wills left Thursday for Cam
bridge, Minn., to attend to business
interests there. He was accompanied
by C. D. Ganz.
Wm. Coatman and son took a
truck load of hogs to Omaha Monday
forenoon, bringing back a binder for
the Coatman Hardware company.
The Alvo village special election
to vote on electric lights was held
last Monday, resulting in 84 votes
for electric lights and 19 against.
Mrs. Henry Thomas received word
that her son Sam Gordon was acci
dently killed in the railroad yards
where he was working in Florida.
Several of the Ta-Ta-Pochen Camp
Fire girls left Wednesday mtfrning
for a week's outing at Crete. They
were chaperoned by Mrs. Lee Snave
ly. Dr. J. W. Thompson and daughter,
Miss Edith Thompson of Lincoln,
spent a few hours Sunday afternoon
with their uncle, J. A. Shaffer and
Mrs. Mary Madden, Mrs. H. B.
Hotchkiss and Mrs. Y. O. Smith, of
Havelock spent Saturday night and
Sunday with' the former's daughter,
Mrs. James Manners and Mr. Man
ners. Uncle Joe Parsell of Lincoln came
down Tuesday afternoon and remain
ed to attend the funeral of his old
friend and neighbor, C. R. Jordan,
which was held Wednesday afternoon.
Working Very Nicely Now
Work with the Dusterhoff shops is
going along nicely now, and is of a
considerable volume. Just-at this
time the workmen are at work in
Murdock, as well as out, they having
work at E. W. Thimsrahn's. Fred
jZink just west of town and also at
Matt Thimgahn's in town. They are
I doing some excellent work at all
i Will Give an Entertainment
Miss Margaret Tool, who i3 very
enthusiastic as a worker with the
GAS ENGINES ENGINE OILS TRACTOR OIL
Harvester Oil Axle Grease Hard Oils
All Kinds of Motor Oil
ALL STANDARD MAKES OF TIRES AND TUBES
22-Four-34 Two passenger roadster $ 895
22-Four-35 Five passenger touring...' 935
22-Six -44 Three passenger roadster 1365
22-Four-36 Three passenger coupe 1295
22-Six -45 Five passenger touring 1395
22-Four-37 Five passenger sedan 1395
22-Six -49 Seven passenger touring 1585
22-Six -46 Three passenger coupe 1885
22-Six -48 Four passenger coupe 2075
22-Six -47 Five passenger sedan 2165
22-Six -50 Seven passenger sedan 2375
All Euicks F. 0. B. Flint, Michigan
MURDOCK -:- -:- -:- NEBRASKA
The Knights of Pythians will hold
memorial services at 2 o'clock Sun
day afternoon, June 25, 1922, at
Stewart's hall. All members are
urged to be present and all visitors
are welcome. By Committee.
John Murtey was instantly killed
Thursday afternoon by being struck
hv Rnrk Island train No. 5, west
bound flyer. Mr. Murtey was cross
ing the track apparently, though no
one saw the accident, except the
Mrs. n. L. Barrett and three little
daughters, who have been visiting
her mother-in-law, Mrs. Chas. Kirk
patrick and Mr. Kirkpatrick the past
two weeks left Thursday morning
for California, where they will make
their future home.
Charles R. Jordan passed away on
Monday, June 12th, about 4 o'clock,
after an illness of six weeks. Mr.
Jordan was owner of several farms
in Cass county and land in Kansas
and Canada. He was formerly coun
ty commissioner and was respected
M. C. Keefer and family and Mrs.
J. P. Rouse autoed to Utica Saturday
to visit M. L. Keefer and family
over Sunday. Mrs. M. L. Keefer is
able to be up but has not regained
her former strength since having
suffered a paralytic stroke some
months ago. They returned home on
Entertained for Little One
A delightful party for the little
folks was given at the home of Mrs.
Charles Kirkpatrick June 13. in
honor of her three little grandchild
ren, Mildred, Maxine and Marion
Gene, daughters of Charles and Hel
en Barrett. The afternoon was very
pleasantly spent in playing games on
the lawn and dainty refreshments
of ice cream, cake and pink lemon
ade were served. Those present were
Audrey Quellhorst, Maurine Brobst,
Doris and' Dorothea Coatman, Max
ine and Ha Wills, Iva Bird, Helen
Shaffer, Rotha and Irene Stevens,
Mildred, Maxine and Marion Gene
Barrett and Geraldine Mowrey. who
directed the various games, keeping
the children happily amused. At S
o'clock the little girls departed for
their homes and all said they cer
tainly had had an enjoyable afternoon.
Why Suffer from Rheumatism?
Do you know that nine out of
every ten cases of rheumatism are
simply rheumatism of the muscles or
chronic rheumatism, neither of which
require any internal treatment? The
pain may be relieved by applying
Chamberlain's Liniment thus making
sleep and rest possible, and that cer
tainly means a great deal to any one
afflicted with rheumatism. Weyrich
TRUCKS AND TRACTORS
Mobile Oils Miller Tires
Genuine Ford parts used in all
You Always Get the Best Service at the
Arthur Dinges, Propr.
I can now furnish money at 512 on good farm
loans. If you are paying more than 5J see me be
fore your next interest pay date and make arrange
ments to take up your present loan and thus save your
self from one-half to one per cent per year in interest.
Secretar-Treasurer Alvo National Farm Loan Associat'n
Harvest is Coming!
Do not wait until you have to use your harvesting
necessities. Prepare now. Orders for mowers, bind
ers and haying machinery as well as twine will save
you bother later. See us early for your needs in this
line. We are here to serve you.
Coatman Hardware Co.,
Alv? ' , Nebraska
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