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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Oct. 23, 1922)
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VOL. NO. XXXYUI.
PLATT SMOUTH, NEBRASKA, MONDAY. OCTOBER 23, 1922.
BLOW AT MIS-GOVEBNMENT
SHOWS DIFFERENCE OF DEMO-
turn to the state, Mr. Morehead stat-
From Thursday's La!ly. ''
The district court room was well j In regard to the soldiers" compen
filled last evening bv the voters, both sat ion. .Mr. Morehead was strong in
ladies and gentleman, to hear for-1 his stand and stated that the claim
Bier Coveruor John H. Morehead dis- was a just one and he wanted to see
us the issues of the campaign' and it fully covered by levelling a tax on
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the vital facts of republican nnsgov-
ernment that arc now being felt in!
..-I rv hnmp unci bv everv individual
in this broad land of ours.
The governor. accompanied by
Hon. W. B. Banning of Union, can-
dtdate for state senator, and L F. ,
Langhorst, county chairman, ha,
Inst completed an all day trip thru
the northern portion of f'ass county
and in Greenwood. Louisville and
Cedar Creek as well as South Bend
had met a large number of the vot- ,
At the meeting here Senator Ban
ning presided, being introduced by
C L M. A Bates, and the next m na- j
tor proceeded to discuss in a very I
eaiaeal manner the story of the loot-
lag of the str?te by the tax-eaters at j
Lincoln. Mr. Banning, who was in ;
the legislature of 1909, touched on '
the fact that the expenses of the;
sate at that tim? w re Sj.oOi'.OOo
fcr the two years while under the
last two peftrs of M.Kelvie tiie cost '
had been $39,000,000. In speaking;
I'l IIIL ft'l 711 !IH,lllI,t. rt llli it i
it Is rlaime ' ha.-. cot so much. Mr.
Banning stated thru ho had intro-1
dir. 1 the f;r?t bill for the creation i
of a state highway commissioner, but
at that time it had failed to pass. I Tie
senator was strongly for good roads
but thought that just as good roads
could be built for less money per
mile than was usd by the array of
engineers and overseers that were
i d by the state in this line of work. !
As the example cf costs he showed
the federal aid highways from Om
aha to the state lin south and the
ig'e-I'almyra project, bottr of
which run through this county and
which rn;t somt.fH in? like $2.r00!
per mile, while the county board of I
(. mnntv h-,,1 find the ro.-.il from 1
I.oufsville to Plattsnaotttb and from i
I'nion to EImwewd at an average cost
- - " - .
of ;iuu per mile and was practically .
J"1-' a gooti a iugu:i. i ne nriwu
engii had made a large part of . iness and the year- that have b en I V1. .nviTIiBV t-,
the DBt of making , ( ; by Mr. Stohlman in active) WUaAW a AUAlXiUU&I Ilr,r.ia
th.- reads, rr.iher than the actual Ufa have been successful ones and "
rk. Mr. Banning ahM read some of this ripe experience he will bring to ' Frorn Thursdays raUy
the reports mide by the state d-1 the offl.e of commissioner. At the' The Woman's Auxiliary of the
partrrr.n? of finance on running the present time Mr. Stohlman is retired ! American Legion was very p'ensant
offlces under the code bill, showing from active business duties and is ' lv entertained yesterday afternoon
in on Instan e the office of the at- , tlevotine a nortion of his time to the at the home of Mrs. Thomas L.
tornov gn-ral. where under Grant '
..larttp. v . l. rr.or.ip:on and others,
the office had cost with all salaries .
and expenses. $30,000 a year, while
the last year it had co
and wltl nn gr ater number of co;i- :
vn -o-'s or results for the difference. I
ir. Banning also touched on the tax
question, pointing out the Inequali
ti ; the law that allowed the prop-
eriy o: the citizen, rm h as lands,!
live stock r.'i.l all property which!
corld be sen by the assessor to be ,
S8SCB3 1 ,if its full value whil money. :
stock- and bonds weer taxed at only
25 p r cent and as the re sult $2,-:
000.000,000 in property in Nebraska I
has escaped tiie proper taxation and
a consequence the farmer and the;
small oroperty owner had made up
Mr Banning also cnl!el attention
to tho democratic county ticket.
eluding Billy Puis, who was repre
s'Pfaive hi the 1 '.-Mature in the
1911 session and who made a clean
record; Miss Mia Gering. the efficient
deputy treasurer, who is the candi
date for the office this fall, and Mrs.
Katr Mkior. candidate for register of
Cr-m.-.r MArrlw,,! In hia -r.., :
at tiie opening spoke briefly of his.
service as governor of the state of
N bi Its and offered the truthful I
Statement that the b-st proof of a 1
man's ; was his record. In!
challenging th republican claim for
Morehead read the price that Cass
rnurv hn - paid in tribute to the
mkmao mmii.m ...-.A , Vw, -n,,n nniH
J .T 1 T 1 ' , . I 1 l I V . . ' . I II . i . 1 I ! . I J 111
Inrlns his: :ii!mliiitrm ion In his :ifl-
mini tratloa he county had paid to
the state $244,000 while McKel-
id exacted $600,000 in his ad-
ministration and had given very lit-1
'e service than the past admin -
Tin- former governor stated that j
r 8 code MM had piled up the cost
. . t ......... ... r. n , r;n.,,A .!... .. . n n
slum unbearable and that the peo-
pie could expect no relief by electing
lo offii the men who had been re-
sponsible for the measure.
Governor Morehead stated that the
republicans were preparing to clrcu-
kite at the last moment of the cam -
naign a frantic effort to divert the
minds of the voters from ihe issue eif
taxation and misgovernment to that
of the liquor question by a delib-json
erate misrepresentation of the demo-
cratic candidates regardless of
whrthor thw ,irr na .hn c.
ban desert or not. In this respect, j
Mr .Morehead challenged any Invee-I
ligation of his nrivate life and his!
freedom from ail connection with the
so-called wet interests. He pointedtio V0Qr wi. Best equipped job
out that he was a supporter of the
it n i! udttin law that gave the voters
' a chance to have a direct voice in the
' approval of laws and which had made
, prohibition possible in this state.
I The democratic legislature ha:l en-j
acted c Ir.w more strict than the na- I
' lional prohibition law and it had
been signed by a democratic gover
nor. He asked for the position of the
republican candidates in their public
and private records in this respect.
Amvan,,hat wouldJbe elected and go
ito Washington and vote against ill-
expressed wish of the people of Ne
braska, should nut be allowed to re-
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wrwaw m mo war vim me men
were -iway at the front. He also men-
tioned thai the heads of the purchas-
'ng boards during the war were
'argeiv rePuuuaio uiuunesa men anu i curative properties In increased!
his had stayed the prosecution o4doBaJM c not be entirely overlook-,
-t-u , v-. , ,
The tariff bill that levied a tribute
on -be people and the efforts to pass
a compulsory military training bill !
3 n repuwirmw was uo cienounc-
"U y tii" governor.
WILL DEMAND THE
FULL SERVICE FOR
William S'ehlman 'of Lo uisville. Can
didate in Second Commissioner
District. For Economy.
Prom Tn'irsdaya Dally
while in the city today William
Stnhlnan of Louisville iIom vT'ti
candidate for county commissioner !
jn ti,e scond district, was discussing
trend of the modern way of deal-i
ins with the conduct of public office
ilUl Bill." as he is so well known
jn the locality where he has spent his
lifetime, was decidedly in favor of a
real effort being made to see that for
every dollar expended from the pub
lic treasury there was a full dollar
of s-Tiee given am' if elected, Mr.
Stohlman stated that he would de
mand this of the people serving the
iMr. stohlman was born In Casst,,at "1' a comparatively small per
,..,. m. .,, Jcent of tac hogs in the state are
LU'lIll MU IMUV J . H I 1 . . 11 LA A . 1 i . ' I
been a resident of the county since
that time. fiftv-five ye?rs being
spent on the farm and four years J
m the Hardware ana mercantile bus
nmht. mo of the rtnv f which h hns
long been a close student
nunm i nu f
H'JRni jDnY al
WUIULnll I ft I
STORE IN MYNARD
Farties Make Away with Array of
Articles and So Far Have
Crom tfiursdaya Patty.
Another addition was made to the
I 'nnir Hat of" imrclnries th:?t have OC-'
curred in Cass county in the past
in-iyftar or two. when the store of W.l
T. Richardson at Mynard was enter-!
ed sometime during the night and
there was tiken two Goodrich
ings. two inner tubes, six pair of sox,
BIS p.- ir of gloves and a number of
other article; accoreling to the check
made by the owner of the store anel
! reported to the sheriff.
T e h:irfrl:,r hr.l-o out a trlnca in'
the front door of the store and theni11,1- Presbyterian church were very ,
reaching in were able to lift the : Pleasantly entertained at he church
bar holding the door and easily af-1 E8??0 ,b-v MfHdameT. PhI,ip, I
'ected ai- entrance. f ,ax a"y an1 "
Mr. Richardson discovered the Nng. The atternoon was occupied
bur-la!"y morning and at once;in discussing the plans for the rum-
called Sheriff Ouinton who huried tn mage sale on November 11th as well
the scene, but there was apparently
11 ' lrflce or me Durglars or where 1
they had Stone and the ense ii nrn
that will be hard for the officers to
s""vp- an1 ,iko many of the other ;
robberies, the start that the parties!
.secured has gotten them in theclear-1
: DELIGHTFUL BIRTHDAY PARTY
On Tuesday evening some twelve
of the g ntlemen friends of Attor- J
.. .. it';i :.. n l .
ney William A. Robertson were in-
vited by Mrs. Robertson to join in a
6:30 birthday dinner in honor of the
. birthday anniversary of Mrs. Robert- i
'son. The table decoraiions were typ-
ical of the autumn season, the varied
colored leaves being used in the dec-1
; orations and the place cards were of
the autumn leaves with the names of
each guest inscribed upon it. In en-1
te rtaining and serving. Mrs. Robert-j
was assisted by Mrs. H. L. Gam-
er and Miss Jessie M. Robertson. Fol-I
lowing the dinner the gentlemen
,imo , ,
era! social conversation.
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H yon want good printing let na !
thop in southeastern Necraika.
TO WATCH FOR
State Agriealtoxal Department and
College Urge Prompt Action
on Fart of Raisers.
Watch for the first hog to show
siffns of cholera, advise the United
States Department of Agriculture
BO 1 the state Agricultural college.
If tiie herd is treated immediately
it is generally possible to save tiie
herd with but few losses. If the dis-
ease However. is allowed to reacn
a! the animals
bet'ee the serum
preventative treatment is applied,
beavy losses may be expected. Ann
n cholera ser
alld not a cure
um is a preventative
for hog cholera, but
ed in the early stages of the? disease. ;
wheI1 a ,.B dies of an unknown
rause the owner should v. itch his
herd clo,eb. for at it.ast a week, and,
f f ; nv riore hosrfi in the herd begin
to show signs of sickn"ss a veteri
narian should be cailed immediately,'
for the chances are that hog cholera J
has reached the herd and prompt ac-.
tion in applying the serum treat-;
mc-nt is the only thing that will save
the v eil animals. A high temper.i-'
;ture rangmh anywhere from T0:i" to
108' V., in a hog that staggers
when it walks, is a pretty good in- i
I dlcation cf hop cholera. Such hos
should be segregated and not allow-1
ed to mingle with other hogs or to '
wander about, for they will spread
the disease wherever they go. some-
times in places v hero it is inipos-
ible to disinfect, lings that die on
the farm should be buried, or. pref
erably, burned, in order to prevent
birds, insects and animals that visit
;tHt cartas uw prvwuns uia uio
Usually the disease is most preva
ient during the fall months, espec
ially In October and November and
leisses are invariably heavy in herds
where owners neglect to immunize;
their hogs before the disease reaches
them, or fail to call a veterinarian
immediately on its first appearance.
There has been an unusual amount
of vaccination in the 3tate of Ne
braska this year, up to date but at
vaccinated, consequently hog cholera
always becomes cerious question
fall among the unvaccinated
Short with Mrs. John
Mrs. August Swanson as assistant
b Mteases. In entertaining and the
serving Miss Iniise Short and Mr
'lillard Qrassman assited the host
The attendance was quite large
end the occasion v. as very much en
joyed by all anel among those who
gathered for the occasion was Mr.
H. J. Heneger of Torrington. Wyo..
Who is here for a visit and the mem- !
bers appreciated very much the op- '
portunity of visiting with the former
One of the most important events
of the afternoon was the decision to ;
hold a chicken pie supper on the eve-
ning of Armistice day. Norember 11
and which, under the present plans.
nrlll hp h.ptil nt fhf T..p-ion Huh
At an appropriate hour a very
dainty and delicious luncheon was
served by the hostesses and which
cas-;Was very much enjoyed,
PRESBYTERIAN LADIES MEET
From Thursday's Dally.
i--.-mviw.ij aiivmwwii urc iw...- .i
"3 proposition the ladies have of
' leaiuiii; wa cnurvn in me ut-ai m-
iure. At a
suitable hour dainty re
freshments were served to the large
DEMENTED MAN FOUND
From Thursday's Daily,
This morning a stranger cri
the name of Clyde Ward was discov- I
ered at the farm of J. C. Meisinger
near Cedar Creek, and the man, who
seemed to be suffering from mental
trouble, was brought in to be cared i
for until he could be cared for at one 1
of the state institutions. The man I
was rambling in his talk but stated I
that his home had been at Ains-
worth. Neb., near where he claimed i
his mother lived,
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j Blank books! Yes you can get
of all kinds. The Journal.
MAKES PROMPT SETTLEMENT
Proaa Thursday's rai!y.
The local agent of the Nebraska
Live Stock & Indemnity Co., Mr.. L.
V. Egonbergor. yesterday afternoon
received a check of $2 " which was
made payable to Herman dansmer of
Murray, in settlement Of ihe loss that
w:s suffered by ,him in baring four
cattle killed by the ;n:to of Phil
Becker In Che accident last Thurs
day. Mr. Becker has carried his In
surance against accidents for some
time and it certainly proved that it
paid in results. t
Large Ifumler of New Work" of Fic
tion and Literature Received
Within Pcist roi;:i:-ht.
The following list of books hare
just been purchased by the Public
Library, end are now en the : helves
ready for cir;ulntion. Many of these
books are on subjects of interest to
the English Literature class of the
"Le;ivC3 of Grass," by Wait Whit
man. "Chicago Poems, iy Carl Sand
burg. "Barnahy Lee.' by Bennett. A
story of adventure irr 7t!i and Sth
'Don Quixote" (Retold by Judge
"Mutineers," by Hawes. a story of
"Booi: of Bravt-y." 1st and 2m!
series by Lanier, being true stories
ed high clacs courage.
"Heroes of ToJpy," by Parkman.
Written with s true literary touch
ard a spirit of right appreciation of
"Heroines of Service" by Park
man. Presenting vivid. y the trug
gle for achievement and the triumph
in service of heroines w'.:o hav
fought their fight in the earnest
"Wild Life in the Rockies," by
Mills. A story of adventure in the
R kv mountains.
"Frlend'y Stars. ,y Martin. A
book that points out how to find the
stars with the naked eye. their ris
ing and setting, their number, color
enei distinguishing characteristics.
It proves how an intelligent and
delightful acquaintance with the
stars may be acquired.
'Prairie Mother," by Stringer.
"Shoe-Bar Straiten." by Ames.
"Vandemark's Folly.' by Quick.
"Covered Wagon." by Hough.
"One Man in liis Time." by Glas
gow. "Frontier Bey in tiie Sierras." by
"M fin Ctreet." by Lewis.
"Vehement Flame," by Deland.
"Liiia Chenoworth," by Dodd.
"Unspeakable Gentleman," by Mae
quend. "Merton of the Movies," by Wil
son. "Saint Teresa." by Harrison.
"Man Size," by Raine.
"Everlasting Whisper,'' by Greg
ory. SHIPS LAMBS
Last Tuesday Frank Schlietemeier
who has been feeding a purchase of
lambs which he has had at the farm
for a number of months, shipped
them lo the South Omaha market
and was well pleased with the re
turns. Mr. Schiictemeier with his
lambs topped the market for shorn
lambs last Wednesday when he ship
ped his car to the South Omaha mar
ket receiving for what he paid $5
per head, for approximately $10,
which represented a good gain, he
making a good Increase in the weight
;.s well as receiving an advance in
the price $12.90 for the flock. He
sheared the sheep and was able to
i $1.50 per pound for the wool, it
selling at two; cents premium over
the market. This feeding of sheep
has proved profitable to Mr. Schiic
temeier. but it required care and
good feeding to bring the results.
ENJOY FINE TRIP
Letters have been received from
Hon. W. If. Newell and family an
nouncing that they had reached their
destination at PompanI, Fla.. and
were resting up from the trip. Mr.
Newell was rather tired after the
long trip across the continent to the
southland, but likes the climate fine
anil from the residence the Newell
family can see the ships put out to
sea and which is a decided novelty
to them. The place where the Newell
family will spend the winter is only
a short distance from Palm Beach
VISITING OLD FRIENDS
One of the old time residents of
this portion of the country, S. P.
Holloway. and who was for a number
of years jailer here during the time
that his son. Harvey Holloway was
sheriff of Cass county, has been en
joying a visit with old time friends
in Qlenwood and this vicinity. Mr.
Holloway is now located at Boise.
Idaho, and came east to attend the
Grand Army encampment at Oes
Moines and took advantage of the oc
casion to visit with the old friends
amid the scenes of his younger days.
GAME FROM LOCAL
FOOT 8ALL TEAM
Dodae Countv Fcotballists Rur.
Away With liohcrs by Scoie
of Twenty to Nothing.
Fre:n PrlfJn y'r. ;rti!
Facing the Fremont high school
team, one of the best in the state,
the Plattsmouth high tciin yesterday
afternoon fought a gruelling battle
with the result that the Fremont
team were winners by the score of
20 to .
In the first half the Plattsmouth
team was a very serious contender
and threw a decided scare into the
Fremont ea in as they battled to a
TidMill tin more veteran team and
made nsi senary the calling of the
stars o' Fremont who were on the
: ick list into the game in the second
half of the grime.
In the first half Plattsmouth was
in striking distance of the Fremont
foal several tiT.es but failed to get
the hall over the line .nd lort their
opportunity of registering.
The second ha?' saw Evans, left
half back: Chambers, t'i'.'l back, and
L. Graham, center, all first string
.' n, placed in game by Fremont in
an effort to check the Plattsmouth
team a-.rl this combination proved to
Invincible and before their on
. ught the Plattsmouth defense
. u I ted way. Bvans starred in the
game with a fifty-two yard end run
immediately after Fremont had lost
ball on downs, two feet from the
goal line in the final period. A for-
;'.ri pass from Graham, center, to
Gray scored the first touchdown.
Fremont lost one touchelov. n by be-
Dg penalized fifteen yards for hold
ing. The game throughout was spirited
nnd the local team made an excel
lent showing against their opponents
who are among the strongest con
tenders for the state championship
PARENTS OF THE
Ycnnrr Man Found at Meisinger
Farm Still Here Authorities
Seek His Residence.
From Friday's Dnlly.
Clyde Ward, the young man who
ras picked up yesterday by sheriff
Qtiinton at the J. C. Meisinger farm,
la -ill quartered at the county jail
te ;.v ait some word from the place,
of rt ;"(ence of the stranger and ad
vices have bnon sent out to see if it
Is possible to find from where he
. The young man is comfortably
dressed r.t'd from his attire has ap
parently on'y been out a very short
M ie from his wanderings anel this
' a led the sheriff to believe that his
home -?iay be in the nearby counties.
Ward is unable to give a clear ac
count of where he come from and for
a time it was thought the.t perhaps
he might be from the institute at
Glen wood but investigations so far
failed to locate the home of the
young man. Authorities are very anx
ious to get ir. touch with the rela
tives or guardians of the young man
nnd ?ny one who might know of any
clue as to where he came from should
get in touch with Sheriff Quinton.
PAVING BSICX ARRIVES
From Friday s Pally.
Six carloads of paving brick ar
rived here yesterday for use on com
pleting the- work or repaying Main
street and are now being arranged
for unloading. The brick are subject
ed to a tt?st in the "rattler" and if
their wearing qualities are uj to the
standard they will be accepted by
the t it y and Mr .Coleman, the con
tractor, otherwise they will be ship
ped back. The brick look very good
and undoubtedly will fill the require-
ii nts as to wearing qualities. The
work of laying the paving brick will
commence as soon as sufficient are
here to guarantee that the work can
go ahead without stopping. The work
Will start at Seventh street and ex
tend eastward toward the Burling
RECEIVES HIGH HONOR
Our fellow townsman, James H.
Short, who is the department com
mander of the Patriarchs, Militant of
Nebraska, was honored at the recent
assembly of the order at Lincoln by
having conferred on him the Grand
Order of Chivalry, the highest dis
order. The honor comes as a reeog
order. Th chonor comes as a recog
nition of the services of Mr. Short
for the Patriarchs as well as Odtl
Fellowship in general and is well be
stowed as James H. Short has been a
live wire in the order in this city
as well as in Omaha where he was
for yars an active figure and he has
worked hard in perfecting the Mili
tant degree of the order in the state.
Lost anything foand anything
Try a Journal ad. "They satisfy."
VISIT OLD HOME
From Friday's Iaily.
This morning Mr. and Mrs. W. F.
Bull and three children of Lebanon.
Ohio, arrived in the city to spend a
tew day.; while enroute to Whittier,
C'ulitornia. where Mr. Bull is to ac
cept u position as telephone eMcien-
y expert in that locality. Mrs. Bull
vac, formerly Miss Gladys Marshall,
daughter of Dr. and .Mrs. C. A. Mar
shall of this city and this is her first
i s t here In the ltst three years
while Mr. Bull has not been here
irin'-e his removal to the east a num
ber er years ago. The occasion hr.s
been one of great pleasure to all
members eif the family to be together
again if even for only a short time.
REPORTS ONE OF
THE GREATEST OF
1. 0. 0, F. MEETINGS
Assembly of Patriarchs Militant at
Lincoln at Grand Lodge. L 0.
0. F.. a Big Event.
'roni Friday' Ualiy.
James H. Short, department com
mand' r of the Patriarchs Militant of
Nebraska, has just returned home
from Lincoln where he was in at
tendance at the annual assembly of
this branch Of the Odd Fellow order
and nlso attending the L O. O. F.
grand lodge which was meeting at
the same time.
The gathering was one of the
greatest that this branch of the or
der has eujoyed anel was unique in
many respects, Mr. Short states, and
ior the first time in the history of
the militant branch of the order they
were given recognition by the Re
hekaii assembly which presented
them with a large basket of beauti
ful flowers and also for the first time
the Patriarchs had at their assembly
the grand sire to visit with them. The
Ladies Militant were also present at
the assembly for the first time, as
sisting In making it a most notable
occasion for all of the members in
On Wednesday evening General
Short officiated at the conferring of
the Order of Chivalry on some thirty
fix of the ladies of the Rebekahs as
well as on members cf the Patriarchs
Militant. Col. J. C. Shaw of Lincoln
and Major J. W. Conger of Loup
City. Mr. Short states that one of the
most touching scenes was when the
little daughter of Major Conger
pinned upjn his coat the mark of
distinction given by the order.
In the business session it was de
cided that hereafter the Patriarchs
Militant would hold their assemblies
at their cantonment instead of at
the time of the grand lodge meet
ings. S7TH MILESTONE
On last Friday evening, October
13. 1022, Mrs. G. W. Mayfteld cele
brated her STth birthday anniversary
very quietly at her home in Louis
ville. Her birthday cake was brought
down from Omaha by her daughter,
Mrs Frank Secord. the birthday sttp
l lt was cooked by her daughter. Mrs.
W. W. Valentine of Pocatello. Idaho,
and the ice cream was furnished by
her grandson. Delbert Valentine.
Mrs. Mayfield received many congrat
ulations upon having attained such
an honorable age and best wishes
lor continued good health.
Farmers are beginninp; to realize the
advantage of being able to turn dairy pro
ducts, hogs, garden truck, chickens,
etc. into ready cash. From thr amount
of produce brought here yesterday (Bar
gain Wednesday) it would seem more
and more of them are planning their op
erations to include the items which can be
cashed promptly. And it is well to do so.
We're always glad to co-operate with
the farmer who wants to diversify. Glad
to talk with you about these things.
The First national bank
THE BANK WHERE YOU FEEL AT HOME
Vi ATI SMOUTH
EOSEL FORD HAS
HOPES OF SELLING
EVERYONE A CAR
Hpad cf Big Concern, on Inspection
Tour, Declares Surface of In
dustry Only Scratched.
"The Stnrfnce Of the automobile in
dustry i only scratehed; then- are
lK'OtHi.OOO people in the Haiti I
States and all will be StoaBWCtS let
c;.i- I hope, eventually. Ford cars."
del tared ESdael Ford. 2!t. president of
the Ford Motor company, who -
terday arrived in Omaha SSWMOM
an Inspection trip west. With the
youthful president of the big motor
concern, which, since its establ'.-h-ment.
has produced 6.500.000 ,
is W. A. Ryan, general i-alcs mana
ger: B. C Kanzler. production mana
ger, and R. C. (i".mu'T. sales mana
ger for the Lincoln car.
"I have been pre -id nt of the com
pany for four years." said Mr. Fonl.
"And during that time I have evolv
ed the ambition to give the people
o! this country the hapest and
bst car that ear. be manufactured.
Rigiit now. with our re. nt lowering
of prices, I believe we have rea hei
rock bottom, but condition are
bound to change as they always do.
and If the change is in our favor
down will come the price of our pro
duct. "Every time we lower prices we
are broadening our field, and giving
employment to a greater number of
people. It is my aim in life to giv
many people employment at a geenl
living wage, under good livirg and
working conditions as the busmen ;
Will allow. This is not entirely phil
anthropic for we hope to always
make a profit.
"What are we doing with our mil
lions? We are putting them baek in
the industry ps fast as possible We
have an immediate building program
on hand of $2r-,00O.0lM'. We hope
oon to have not only our blast fur
naces, mills, glass factories, timber
sources and transportation facilities
as part of our production in whole,
bur every other contributory indus
try to the manufacture of our earn
nnd lowering of prices. We have ni
intention of putting any railroad in
to Omaha or of going into the rail
road business generally
ANOTHER AUTO ACCIDENT
On Wednesday evening of last
week a Ford car driven by Frank
Hancock of Syracuse ran into a ditch
in front of the farm resident e of
George Meisinger southeast of town.
Lawrence and (Hen Meisinger were
irtarting to town and they drove
I out onto the public road, the Han-
i-O'-k car approached from the north.
To avoid a collision Mr. Hancock
turned out of the road and ran into
a Qlten. 1 lie car was lurm-ii upside
down pinning both Mr. and Mrs
I Hancock beneath it. The HeastaffM
! boy-; turned the c:ir over and a--led
the occupants out of the wri'i ;.
'age. Mrs. Hancock rec ived several
icuts from broken glass and one rib
I was cracked. Mr. Han-o k was al i
I slightly injured. It is said there wan
I no marker to indicate that there was
ja ditch in the road and a suit for
damages is threatened against the
I county. Louisville Courier
Journal wrmt atls pay. Try them.
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