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IIOJTDAY, AUGUST 7, 1922
PULTTSJIOUTH SE1H - WEEKLY JOTJMTAl
SENATOR HEED IS
GRATEFUL OVER iliS
PREPARED EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE JOURNAL.
BE PER TME
Hf o -9 "V I
7 IS 5 7
iviaice lour nome
Cj The pride of possessing a beauti
ful home will be more complete
with a satisfactory job in Interior
Decorating at a very little more cost
than the ordinary work.
CONSULT US FOR BETTER INTERIOR
The Dusterhoff Shops
;.:S3 Jessie Melvin has been visit
ing for ? short time in Lincoln, re
tvrning home lat Wednesday.
Misses Harriet Cole and Miss Ida
y Miller visited last week for a
ntnr-bjr of dcys at the home of O. J.
Lydia Wutchinek is visiting in
Murdock at home for a short time,
tchir.g a vacation during the warm
The play given last Saturday
nic'.t by the Murdock group took
exceptionally well, but was not very
Henry A. Guthman and family
sper.: the -week-end with friends and
re.utivis in riattsmouth. driving
over in their auto.
County Commissioner Fred Gorder
of Weeding Water was looking after
some i)Us,Dcss matters in Murdock
last Thursday evening.
George TrunkenbotzA of Eagle,
was looking after some business
matttrs with Mr. Charles Schafer
during the first of last week.
E. V. Thimgahn and H. W. Tool
were visiting and looking after some
business matters in Omaha on last
Thursday, driving over in an auto.
John Kruger and wife were visit
ing at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Mavis at Penny:t last Sun
day, making the trip in their auto.
Miss Itertha Merckle. the night
operator at the telephone exchange,
is enjoying (?) a boil on her arm,
which is causing her some incon
venience. Miss Elizabeth Pophall of Omaha
was a week-end visitor at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinand Lau en
joying the visit at this hospitable
home very much.
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Brockhoege
and wife of Waco have been visit
ing for some time at the home of
Mr. August Panska and family and
with other friends.
Ed Guilstorff sold a 16-30 Rum
lev tractor to Mr. W. Luetchens
Flowing isrse ftsow!
Rurnlev Oil Puil tractor and a suitable plow
vill rolve your summer and fall plowing. They will
do the wojk the best and ct the least cost as well. See
U3 for prices and a demonstration.
Our plows are the celebrated P & O. There are
none better made.
We also h?A-e an 8-16 Mogul tractor and a three
bottom P k O plow used just a little, which will go at
a very attractive figure.
lowing Tmb Has Oomel
The harvest and threshing are about over. Now
comes the plowing for the autumn sowings and for the
preparation of nerit spring's crop. See us for what
plows you need either in horse or power drawn.
Repairs for all machinery used on the farm.
See me for anything in farming machinery which
you may need.
Call me by phone and 1 will be pleased to give
you the best service. Call phone 1 4-J.
on Summer e7Eerchand.se:
NOTE THE SPECIAL VALUES
Ladies and Children's white shoes and oxfords.
Values up to $4. Clean-up at $1 per pair.
Ladies Union Suits 75c values at the special
price of 53c per garment.
Men's $1 athletic underwear, knit, to go at 79c
Reduced prices cn ALL summer merchandise. We
have completed our inventory and find many articles
which we will close out regardless of cost.
b u ran fc
mmm iMcanine uo,
during last week, and which added
another to the list of these tractors
Mr. Guilstorff has sold.
A number of Plattsmouth men
were assisting in threshing in the
neighborhood of Murdock during
last week, and which is about ail
cleaned up at this time.
Henry A. Guthman was a business
visitor in Murray on last Wednesday
and also looked after some business
as well at the county seat the same
day. driving over in his auto.
H. A. Guthman of the Bank of
Murdock, with the family, were
guests at the home of Mi33 Carrie
I Kliser !a.t Xuesday evening, where
jal! spent a most enjoyable evening,
i Yes. even theatre parties are en
joyed in Murdoch. 'Last Thursday
the members of the Gitchie Manitou
camp converted their weekly meet
ing into one and went in a body to
enjoy the Chautauqua.
Last Thursday evening Win. Mey
ers was dispensing a concert which
Mas being given in Omaha over the
radio, and which could be heard en
tirely across the street frcm the
Murdock Mercantile Co. store.
Murdock elevators lisid six cars of
wheat loaiied standing on the tracks
last Thursday which had not been
moved, but which has been billed
out. and with this condition the
shipping of grain is rather uncer
tain. I Mrs. Louis Schmidt and little
idausLter Geraidie departed on last
Tuesday lor ItLica. tallea there by
the very serious condition of Mrs.
Schmidt's frthr. Mr. Herman Kraft,
who has been verv sick for sonic
Emil Kuehr. and family departed
a few day? since for Burlington.
Colorado and Kar.arado, where he
I will look after the harvesting and
' threshing of hij wheat crop, and
whs. re the folks will viit while
Jess Landholm, who has been in
. the vest for some time, returned
home early !at week and repnrtu
crops looking well in the we;t. He
wrs at Omaha and brings back with
him a Cadillac auto, which he is sell-,-ing
t this time.
Mr. and Mrs. O. J. rothr.'-t, who
has with the family ben spending
about two weeks at McCnok lake.
! rear Sioux City, returned lest wc-k
and took charge of the bark r'gi'i:;,
which had been looked r'ftnr by his
f ether. Mr. E. L. Prtlias: ..'.ring the
?!r. J. E. Mc!7i'--h. while working
about the Et.rtr rd while rtocping
over w:is rtri'ken v-th r. p. in in
his hpek. wh.i'h haj r.crt hiri fe"?
ing very b;.-;iy sir.r; ant! '.vhie It
was some tin he i still very
Ian;e. It ir- hoiod lie may tooix Le
. himself PZ?An.
Miss Am. a I.su. who i3 an excel
lent operator r.t the telephone cr-
' chance v.t-.; locV i rig after ih-i switch
board Thurd"j whi'e the Misses
Esther and Tvlar'e Schmidt were in
attendance rt. ;';e shower tendered
Mi?3 Ruth Tlreves at the home of
Mrs. Fred i i.
Last Friday at t':;p threshing of
the wheat oi Mr. ieimon Schueter.
they recivad an r.vtrap of borne Z3
bushc?? per acre fr their eighty
acre f.ei.l. Mr. El (tuilhtorff. with
ibis Ituinley outfit dM t!ie work, and
jv.-hich was prenou''"ed ss being ex
iceileiit in its execution.
Mir? CLtherine Leptert, of Lin
coin. v:; s a visitor for a portion of
the week at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. L. Xeitzel, and was a guest of
Miss Catherine Neitz-.-I. The young
friends, 'both of whose names arc
Catherine, celebrated their birthday,
which, fell o:i la?t Saturday l-orethor.
Eddie Craig, the new barber who
recently came to Murdoch, is liking
t!:e town, the business and the peo
ple very well, and was a visitor at
his former home iii Liberty, .end
ing the week-end with the famil-.
rnd will arrange to move to Mi;r
d;c?c as foon as he is able to fir.d
tome p'ace to live.
Mr. and Mrs. Gale McDonald and
family, of Hampton, where Mr. Mc-
Donald is the rural carrier, were
visiting for the past week at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. II. V. McDon
ald and with Lacey McDonald and
wife. They were also r-pendirg some
time fishing at the lakes near Mea
I iiow cn last Thursday,
i Apricot McGreer and A. D. Buck
j ner cf Louisville, wire in ?-Iurdock
'last week stepping up the juice at
'i the elevator and blacksmith shop
I from 110 to 220 volts, in order that
(they might get more power for
t their work, and which provided the
.extra power. which was so much
.needed to do the work required.
: George Dalrymple has-' purchased
the restaurant which has been oper
i ated by Gus Hapke for some time,
jand will conduct the business in the
future. Mr. Dalrymple and wife
i should be able to adequately look
; after tbe busirers, and we are hop
ing the venture will prove satisfac
tory to the new proprietors,
j . Mrs. Brockhogge. sitter of Mr.
t Henry Meyerjergen. oEnid, Okla
homa, died last week very mddenly. i
The notice came as a shock to the
: relatives here. Mr. Ilonry Meyer-;
ijergen. of Murdock. and brother.
; Chris Meyerjergen of Omaha imme
diately departed for the south, to lie
! in attendance at the funeral of their
sister. A fuller report will be Eiven
: in next week's paper.
little rest, but is ever ready to at
tend a call for help and can furnish
plows at this time when needed. See
him for your wants in the farm ma
chinery line. He will ive you the
best of service.
Gave Shower to rriends
Mrs. Fred Buell, south of Mur
dock, entertained at her home a
large number of friend:; of Miss Ruth
Reeves, who i3 in a rhort time to
wed Mr. Henry Comn- ag of Burr,
on Wednesday of thi" week. The
young conp'e are t:. make their
heme near Seottsbluff "fter a short
honcyrroon. There w re many of
the friends in attendance, there be
ing fr-iT.1 Murdock the Misses Marie
rind Est he? Schmidt i. r; J Mesdames
Frank MelAin and Ja!ii"s Mitts. A'
mock wedding was gi't-n in which
much merriment was had. it being
complete in all its aj.Dcintments,
with the minister nut' flower girls,
as veil as the bride and groom.
Chautauqua at I-Iurdock
The Western Cbaut.-.unua which
entertained the people of Murdock
and vicinity during the fore part of
1j-t: wee'... was one which pleased
th? v. ho attended and was consid
ered weil worth while. The extreme
I:i::'.i:iens of the farm err. at this time
precluded their attendance in as
lare number;: as would have been
desired. Hcvever, who were
fo't'Ta c enough to have the oppor
tunity to attend were exceptionally
we!', pleased with the production of
entertainment which was really
worth the going to see and hear.
Sill Lau Has Eirthday
I. art Saturday marked the entran
ce of Fill F. Lau into the field of
the full fledged citL'enr. as he cross
ed ti e threshold of manhood by be
coming 21 years of ape. His parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Ferdinr nd Lau, gave
t! :r r.cn a rr.rrire reception and a
lart.e r.unbcr of hi- friends were
in :'t;endaiT."e to assist in the proper
cciel .rating cf the auspicious event.
A genera! goo.l time was had and the
evrr;.:-,g luacle merry v.hich was
'iei.-;htened by a most i'lc?.sant lunch
which var, served.
;Says His Ambition Kow is to Heal
Up Party Wounds Has Plur
! aliry cf Over 5,000.
St. Louis. Mo.. Aug. 4. United
States Senator James A. Reed to
night gaA-e a statement expressing
gr uification at the outcome of Tues
day's primary. On the face of vir
tually complete returns the senator
has defeated Breckinridge Long,
formerly third assistant secretary of
state, by more than 5,000 votes for
the democratic senatorial nomina-
Stating the contest has been
"somewhat heated." the senator em
phasized his position would be to
i lore party wounds. The arch enemy
cf the league of nations who was re-Ti;;d:atr-d
by his party two years ago,
was elated highly when assured that
his plurality would exceed 5,000.
The senator was reluctant to make
a statement, in view of the fact that
Mr. Long had made no statement
conceding his defeat, but finally con
sented when assured of his nomina
tion, and told that Mr. Long had
announced he would remain reticent
until the complete official count
was reportei. which may he several
With only eighty-one precincts to
be heard from United States Senator
James A. Reed tcnight had a lead
over Brecker.ridge Long cf 5.700
votes in the race for the democratic
senatorial nomination. Political ob
servers declared it impossible to
overcome this lead in the eighty-one
outstanding precincts, which are
chiefly in rural districts where the
vote is light.
Li:ic: Made a rain of 500 votes on
th face of cuicial returns from
sixty cf the seventy-six voting pre
cincts in St. Louis county (exclusive
of St. Lou is 1, but unbiased political
observers say it is doubtful if the
returns from the outstanding pre-,
cincts will be as favorable to the
former third assistant secretary of
state as were those from this county.
Even if they are. Reed still would
i.avo a lead of nearly 5,000 votes on
the complete returns.
Long. whore platform is "the poli
cies of Wood row Wilson" refused to
con: resent on the situation although
up "i;til tonisrht he has expressed
confidence of victory.
"I prefer to await the official
count before making any statement,"
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There's a handy eraser under cov-
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Built with jeweler precision and beauty throughout.
A mechanical marvel and writing wonder combined.
Holder contains eighteen inches of lead. Lead ob
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The Eversharp is a fitting mate to the Tempo int
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Come r.nd pick your Eversharp. Have your name
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For Sale at Tho Journal Office,
JACK JOHNSON BARRED
FROM NEBRASKA EINGS
Leri rot Again Slocks Action on Fix
ing Zxact Date fcxf Consider
ation of the Sleasnre.
V-Y:. inn:; ton. Aug. 4. For four
1 r,u:.i- today the senate wrangled
over the Gnod'ng resolution propos
ing ii broad investigation of the in
terest of tf.nators, newspapers and
others ir the pas'npe cr dtfoat of
the pending tariff bill, but action cn
it V.-L3 i .tpcn?d ii'deCnitely.
The resolution was reported un
favorably by the committee on con
ting' nt expenses. Democrats urged
:m:i.e1::.te consideration but Senator
Loire. 3!f r5:sac!'U.-etts. republican
londc".-. ::fked tha; the committee
i ' T ort lie over for a day under the
Sv.breruent -y. Senator Fpeneer.
rcru'.tlci-n. Mirsouri. who was pre
: iuing temporarily, rts-ted in answer
to a:i in'iulr' that the rrie. sure had
gone to the calennrr. There it will
rcrua:n until af'r the pas-age of
the tariff bill, unless sooner taken
up by unanimous consent or by vote
of thr senate.
Senator Caraway. - democrat. Ark-fins'jf-,
who ofrered the original reso
lution proposing an investigation of
the financial interest, if any. of sen
ators in the tariff schedules, told the
senate that h realird the investi
gation war "dead."
After the debate on the resolution
died down, new proposals for a un
animous consent agreement fcr a
fnat vote on the tariff bill on Au
gust 17th. were put forward by Sen
ator McCumber, North Dakota, in
charge of the measure, an. Senator
Simm jiis, of North Carolina, the mi
Senator Lenroot. whose objection
yesterday prevented such an agree
ment stated privately that he could
not give his consent to a final vote
on August 17th, or any other date,
until after important committee
amendments had been disposed of.
WILL HOLD EXAMS
PKI0P.ITT ORDERS FOR C0AI
Vapor Stove fcr Sale
Vapor oil stove for sale. Call phone
i 4-V, Murdock. a7-2il.
Has Done Excellent Work
Wm. Gehrts the implement man
who has been kept very busy dur-'
ing the summer had done ome ex-1
ceilent work in putting out the num
ber of machines which he had and
kept them in excellent runing order
and had afforded the farming com-'
munity to do for their harvest with- j
out a hitch and also the threshing;
as well. Ilr. Gehrts should have a
"Washington. Aug.. 3. New prior
ity orders for the transportation of
furl will 'be issued immediately by
the interstate commerce commission.
Federal Fuel Administrator Spencer
announced tonight, with the purpose
or facilitating distribution of coal
under the administration's emergen
"The district committees repre
sent ing the federal organization in
the producirg fields will be function
ing by Monday," Mr. Spencer said.
Efforts to bring government influ
ence to bear upon coal mine opera
tors, who have been unwilling to at
tend the central competitive wage
s ale joint conference with John L.
I. "wis. president of the United Mine
"Workers, has hern called for Mon
day at Cleveland, with support of
some of the operators was under
stood to have ben the purpose of
the visit here of Samuel Glasgow,
general attorney for the union. Mr.
fi'.asgow hr'ld a prolonged interview
today with Presidrnt Harding, being
accompanied to the White House b"
Opportunity fcr Appointment as 2nd
Lieutenants in Regular Army
in 7th" Corps Area.
A f.ral examination for appoint
ment of second lieutenants in the
rpgr.lar army under the provisions
of Army Regulations 605-5. will be
hold the week beginning September;
i. If 2". This examination will be'
open to ail clas3e.of eligibles for;
.t'jpsirtttnent as hereinafter set forth.
Appointments will be tendered suc-ce-ir:i
candidates as soon as prac
ticable after December 31, 1922.
and such appointments will be made
in each of the following branches:
Tnfsntry. Cavalry. Field Artillery,
Coast Artillery Corps, Corps cf En
gineers, Air Service, Signal Corps,
Quartermaster Corps. Ordnance De
partment. Chemical Warfare Service.
Fir.-nc Department and Philippine
At the time of the final examina
tion each candidate must be in one
cf the following classes:
1. A warrant officer or en
listed man of the regular army,
having had not less than two
years' service as such.
2. A reserve officer or mem
ber of the Enlisted Reserve
3. An officer, warrant offi
cer, or enlisted man of the Na
4. A graduate of a technic
al institution approved by the
Secretary of War.
NOTE Any civilian of the required
age who passes the preliminary ex
amination, which is being held at
Fort Crook, Nebraska; - Fort Snel
Mng, Minnesota; Fort Des Moines.
Iowa; Fort Riley, Kansas; Fort
Leavenworth, Kansas, and Jefferson
Barracks. Missouri, may become eli
gible to take the final examination
by entering either class 2 or 3 above.
The age at the time of appointment
a3 fixed by law, must be between
21 and 30 years, and a candidate
must be a citizen of the United
ANNUAL REUNION OF 89TH O' merbers of the 80th will be on
DIVISION IN SEPTEMBER' iiand tol bie reunion un lue,r
Omaha. Aug. 2. The annual re
union of the Eighty-ninth division
will be held in Omaha during the
Ak-Sar-Ben festivities this fall on
September 26-22. This is Nebraska's
All men from this state who were
called in the draft during the early
part of the war were sent to Camp
Funston to join the division.
It is estimated that approximately
4,000 men were in the "Middle
"West" unit. General Leonard Wood
trained this division which later was
destined to live up to his ideals.
It covered itself with glory in the
St. Mihiel and Argonne-Meuse offen
sives and was chosen as one of two
national army units to make the
march into Germany with the army
The bureau of publicity of the
Omaha chamber of commerce and Ak-Sar-Ben
heads are co-operating with
the division to make the event mem
orable for the fighting Eighty-ninth.
I A large number of the Cass coun-
Lum Doyle of the state boxing
commission announced Wednesday
afternoon that Jack Johnson, for
mer world'3 champion pugilist has
been barred forever from appearing
in boxing events in Nebraska.
The matter came before the state
commission on an application from
the American Legion for a permit to
hold a boxing match between "black"
Jack Johnson and Harry Well nt
Scottsbluff. on August 15. Harry
Wells has been aspiring to a match
The commission thought because
of the bad reputation of Jack John
son that it would be fully Justified
in refusing permission. It was be
lieved that nothing could hurt box
in. g in Nebraska more than to per
mit Johnson to appear in a public
Therefore the request was denied.
Our Gasoline is Hoi Just "Gasoline!"
It is a strictly straight run not a blended product,
and will stand the test as specified by the U. S. Navy.
Our Fenn Franklin Motor and Tractor Oil will give
you the lubrication no matter what your requirements
may be. It will stand up with any 'oil you have ever
used, regardless of the price you paid.
A Fair Trial Will Convince You.
-GEO. TRUSSKERBOLZ OIL COKPflfiY-
COKPLETE VOTE RECEIVED
The progressive congressional
race in this district in which the
residents of this community were1
much interested by reason of the fact
that A. L. Tidd, one of the leading
members of the bar here, was one of
the candidates, has been tabulated
by the state canvassing board and
shows the vote in the dis'tTict to be:
Tidd, 79S, and Morehead, 144. Mr.
Tidd received 538 votes in Cass
county and 147 in Lancaster coun
ty and the other counties contribut
ed the total of 113. For the short
term Mr. Tidd was nominated by a
vote of 6 8 against 5 for Morehead.
AUGUST RED BOOKS
Two teaspoonfful of Tanlac in a
little water, taker, three times a day
just before meais. will make you eat
better, feel better, Flacp better and
work better. F. G. Fricke L Co.
Popular ccpyTisl2ts and tke latest
fiction at the journal office.
The Augnst Red Bock is here now
and on sale at the Journal station
ery department. Call early and se
cure your copy of America's favor
ite fiction magazine. Also the latest
edition of the popular magazines
and moving picture magazines on
hand at this office.
We Are Headquarters
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 15S5
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
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