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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1933.
Carl Merrit was working last week
at the home of Mr. aad Mrs. Harry
M. Knabe where he was doing some
interior decorating and painting.
Lucean Carper of the Murray
Hardware company was a visitor in
Omaha last Monday morning where
he went to look after business mat
ters. Mr. and Mrs. George E. Nickles
were in Omaha for the afternoon
last Sunday where they visited with
friends as well as driving over town
to see the sights.
With two truck3 the Murray
Transfer company delivered twenty
four head of very fine fat cattle to
Omaha for Messrs. John Noddleman
and M. R. Fisher of Omaha.
Clarence Armstrong and family
of Omaha, who ma do their home in
Murray until the shift in work of
the Missouri Pacific, were guests for
the day Sunday at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Earl Merritt.
Lee Farris. wife and children of
near Union were guests over the week
end at the home of Mrs. J. H. Farris
and family.. All enjoyed the visit
and Mr. and Mrs. Lee Farris and
family also attended church and
Bible school while Ire.
Spending Winter in West.
Earl Cole of Brule, Nebraska,
spent a number of days in Murray,
Plattsmouth and Elmwood last week
and was visiting with a number of
friends, coming especially to visit
with his mother, Mrs. Caroline Cole,
before he departed for the coast
where the family preceded him a
nrniber of weeks ago. The children
ara in school in the west and all the
family will enjoy the winter in Cali
fornia, near Los Angeles.
Enjoyed the Football Game.
C. D. Spangler, postmaster of Mur
ray has a friend in Eugene Roddy,
who is the carrier here, altho he
resides in Union, and the friendship
prompted Mr. Roddy to extend an in
vitation to the postmaster to accom
pany him to Lincoln Saturday after
the mail had been delivered, and
they arrived there in plenty of time
fcr the opening of the game between
Nebraska and Pittsburgh. They en
joyed the game very much but would
have liked to have seen Nebraska
Flew With the Geese.
Mrs. Henry Creamer who has been
in California, where the is spending
the winter at the home of her daugh
ter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Wal
ter Sans, in writnig home, had to
say she was enjoying her stay there.
She also said that Mr. Sans has some
2.000 chickens, 1,500 of which are
laying pullets, and an extensive vine
yard from which there are plenty of
raisin grapes yet to work with and
that Mrs. Creamer busies herself pick
ing the grapes and drying them in
the sun. She also said of her visit
there: "I came flying with the
goose, and will remain until spring
and will again return, still flying
v.ith the geese."
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Vest was united in marriage with
Gay Koerter of Alvo, a young man of
that town who enjoys the honor and
esteem of the citizens there, they
making their home at Alvo. Mes
dames R. W. Tyson and G. E. Brn
bacher two very good friends of
the bride, tendered her a miscel
laneous shower at the parlors of the
Presbyterian church Wednesday aft
ernoon of this week. A most pleas
ant time was had, giving honor to
the bride and extending to her best
wishes for a long and happy married
life. Many gifts were presented,
tokens of the high esteem in which
the bride is held.
Gave Excellent Address.
Professor Beggs, one of the In
structors of the stata university and
for many years a member of the Band
of Gideon, was the speaker at the
Presbyterian church last Sunday.
Prof. Beggs was a member of the
church of which the Rev. Neil
Stuart ministered in the west some
years ago, and when the Rev. Stuart
extended an invitation for him to
speak here he came with a 'good will
knowing that there was to be a
good time addressing the congrega
tion of his former pastor. He spoke
cn the subject: "Baud of Gideon,"
who some years ago made it a prac
tice to place Bibles in rooms of the
hotels in both Nebraska and Iowa.
A large congregation was present to
hear the address.
Visited With Son Here.
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Kinney, par
ents of the Rev. Kinney, pastor of
the Murray Christian church were
visiting during the past week and
are also remaining this week at the
homo of their son hero. Their home
i3 at Modale, Iowa, where they have
resided for many years. They are ac
quainted with the John Spangler
family there, John being a brother
of Postmaster C. D. Spangler of Mur
ray. Held Meeting at Christian Church.
The Cass County Christian Fellow
ship association were meeting at the
Murray Christian church Sunday aft
ernoon when one hundred and fifty-
two of the members of the organiz
ation were in attendance. There
were delegates from all over the
county. In the absence of the regular
chairman, Rev. Harvey A. Schawb
presided during the excellent pro
gram and business session. This or
ganization is doing s. very fine work
and are aiming to met at the var
ious towns and churches of the coun
ty. The meetings are open to all
who may cane to attend.
Entertained for Dinner.
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Brubacher and
daughter were in Plattsmouth last
Sunday, guests at the home of the
mother of Mr. Brubacher, Mrs. Ed
ward Brubacher and there met a
brother of Mrs. Brubacher and uncle
of Gussie, Mr. Alex Bizans and fam
ily of Omaha. A most enjoyable
gathering and visit was had, as well
as a delightful dinner.
Will Hold Annual Dinner.
The ladies of the Christian church
are now making preparations for
their annual Thanksgiving dinner
next Thursday as in past years.
Entertained for Sunday Dinner.
Dr. and Mrs. R. W. Tyson were
host and hostess at their home In
Murray last Sunday when they had
as guests for the day and dinner
Mrs. L. A. Tyson, mother of Dr. Ty
son, and Mr. and Mrs. Marion Mc
Crorey, Mrs. McCrorey being a sister.
An enjoyable visit was had as well
as a fine dinner.
We can TurnTsTi you wTlri HuU
ber Stamps made to order at a
price considerably below that you
have been paying. Prompt service
If von need stamps, see us.
THE AWFUL PRICE YOU
PAY FOR BEING
Quivering net-res can make yon old and
haggard loo kins, cranky and hard to live
with can keep you awake nights and
rob you of good health, good Umea and
What yon may need b a particularly
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for anything whose benefit are better
proved than famous Lydia E. Pinkhatn'a
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op more physical resistance and thus help
calm your shrieking nerves, give more
energy and make life worth living again.
More than a million women have re
ported benefit why not let Pinkham'a
Compound help YOTJ, too, to go "smil
ing thru" tryisj rises Uie it baa other
grateful women for the past 3 genera
tions? IT MUST BE GOOD!
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Mr. and Mrs. A G. Cisney and
Mrs. W. A. Lewis ere in Omaha
last Saturday visiting Mr. Lewis who
is in the hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Steffens were
in Plattsmouth last Monday look
ing after business matters and visit
ing friends in the county seat.
Glen Rutledge was down to
Julian over the week end where he
visited with Mrs. Rutledge who is
operator of the telephone exchange
Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Berger were
In Lincoln last Sunday, guests at
the home of Mrs. Eerger's mother,
Mrs. Ida Wilkins where all enjoyed
a pleasant visit.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Burton and
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Scudder made a
merry party who were in Lincoln at
tending the Pittsburgh - Nebraska
football game last Saturday.
Fred Dow who has been feeling
quite poorly for some time, was
taken last Saturday to the St. Mary's
hospital at Nebraska City where he
was placed under observation.
Mesdames Charles Wolfe and
Charles Creamer, with Alex Camp
bell as the driver were over near
Cedar Creek last Sunday visiting
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mont
Shrader and family and also with
Robert Shrader, who makes his home
with his son, Mont Shrader.
Miss Genevieve Rutledge was look
ing after the Farmer Cil company
station last Saturday when R. C.
Pollard took a large number of Ne
hawka students to Lincoln to see the
Pittsburgh-Nebraska game. Mr. and
Mrs. V. P. Sheldon also took a num
ber of Nehawka people to the big
Visited Relatives Here.
Mrs. Charles Sherman and sister,
with Mrs. Lois Troop, all of Lincoln,
arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
W. O. Troop where they picked up
Mrs. W. O. Troop and drove to Ne
braska City and points in Iowa, look
ing over antiques which Mrs. Sher
man had under consideration for
purchase. Mrs. Sherman has an ex
cellent collection of ancient relics.
Visited in Lincoln Sunday.
Mr. an Mrs. A. G. Cisney were en
joying for the past number' of days
a visit from a sister of Mrs. Cisney
and husband, Mr. and Mrs. H. A.
Lathrom who make their home in
Sioux City, Iowa Both couples and
Mrs. W. A. Lewis were visiting for
the day in Lincoln Sunday, guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Watson, Mrs.
Watson being daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Cisney. Mr. and Mrs. Watson
are entertainers at the KFAB broad
Work Slowing Here.
The wwrk of the stone industry
is showing much slowing up in and
near Nehawka, with but a few of the
workmen retained. A large number
of the workers have departed for
Glendo, Wyoming, whtre much work
is being done and where large quar
ries are being operated. Last week a
large number departid for the west,
while Monday Art Jones and Walter
Wallace departed for Glendo.
Still Very Poorly.
Mrs. John West who has been at
the St. Mary's hospiral at Nebraska
City for the rast few weeks where
she was taken with a very serious
case of pneumonia, which has been
troubling her some two weeks before
her going. The last report was that
the patient was still very seriously
Viriting Here From East.
Mrs. R. IJ. Arthur of East Wall
ingford. Vermont. ' accompan icd by
her son. Earl Arthur and wife, ar
rived here late last week and have
been visiting relatives and friends
since. Mrs. A. B. Arthur is a cousin
?f the Sheldons here. They were
Relieve Their DISTRESS
This Easy. Quick Way!
To bring speedy relief from the discom
fort of chest colds, muscular rheumatic
aches and pains due to colds you need
more than "just a salve" use a stimu
lating "counter-irritant" like good old
warming, soothing Mosterole, It pene
trates the surface skin breaking up local
congestion and pain resulting from colds.
Even better than a mustard plaster'
Musterole has been used by millions for
over 30 years. Recommended by many
doctors and nurses. In three strengths:
Regular, Children's (mild) and Extra
Strong, 40. Approved by Good House
keeping Bureau. All druggists.
riATTSUOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
guests for the day and dinner at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. V. P. Sheldon
last Sunday and were also guests of
Mrs. Frank P. Sheldon and Miss Eve
lyn AVolph during their stay here.
Served Twenty-seven Years.
When Nels Anderson arr.e to Ne-
hawkafrom his former home at Weep
ing Water, he engaged in the amuse
ment parlor business, conducting a
pool and billiard hall where the pres
ent one is now. At that time he had
a vestibule built for the place of
business to keep out the cold. This
vestibule has been taken down in
the springtime and replaced in the
fall for the past twenty-seven years.
But this year it was protty shaky and
a new vestibule was necessary. It is
hoped by the proprietor, Stacy Niday
that it will Eerve as long as the for
roer one did.
Visited Relatives Here.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rkhardson
of Chicago were called last week to
Mynard on account of the death of
the late Wm. T. Richardson, brother
cf Frank. Saturday Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Richardson were guests at
the homeof F. R. Cuningham before
their return to Chicago.
Richard Cole of Nehawka was look
ing after some business matters and
visiting friends in Weeping Water
Tuesday of this week.
Lawrence Askew was in Tlatts
mcuth last Tuesday looking after
some business matters and visiting
his friend. John W. Crabill.
Dr. and Mrs. Cline, the latter a
daughter of Mr. and Mr.s E. M. Mar
shall, making their home in Denver,
were visiting in Weeping Water for
Frank A. Melvin, J. Johansen and
Frank Dean, the two tormer of Mur
dock and the latter of Elmwodo are
in Weeping Water working on the
Mr. and Mrs. O. T. Leyda and Miss
Agnes Rough were Sunday dinner
guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur Rough where all enjoyed
an excellent dinner.
Messrs. Virgil Sudduth and family
of Murray and Guy Buchanan and
family of near Nehawka were guests
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Askew for the day last Sunday where
all enjoyed a very fine dinner.
Mrs. M. L. Fernbaugh and little
daughter of Lima, Ohio, where Mr.
Fernbaugh is connected with the
Firestone Rubber Co., arrived in
Weeping Water Monday night for a
visit at the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. G. R. Binger.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Bickford,
the former assistant postmaster at
the Weeping Water postoffice were
host and hostess last Sunday for the
day and dinner, when they had as
their guests Mr. and Mrs. Gaylord
Lish and children of Omaha.
Hears Brother Very 111. ,
Mrs. W. H. Tuck received the sad
news of the very serious condition of
her brother, Mr. Clarence Gasse who
makes his home as Ossewatomie.
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hospital at Topeka, v. here he is in
very serious condition from heart
trouble. A call was received from
relatives of her brother, asking that
Mr. and Mrs. Tuck come immediate
ly.. Conditions existing here prevent
the immediate departure of the folks
here for Kansas.
Joan Carter, a member of the
Knickerbocker club of Weeping Wa
ter was entertaining the other mem
bers of the club at her home Wednes
day evening at a 6 o'clock dinner,
aftf-r which the evening was spent in
playing contract bridge.
The anniversary of the birth of
George Olive fell last Saturday and
that of Ross Shields last Sunday and
that of Mrs. Olive will occur this
Friday. All were gathered at the
home of Mr. and Ms. Shields last
Can Give Possession
Platts. State Bank Brulding
Sunday at a very fine dinner in cele
bration of the events. Following
the dinner all took a ride in the
auto of Mr. Shields, going to Te
cumseh, then south end east to Au
burn, Brock, Dunbar and back to
Weeping Water, then hungry enough
for something more to eat, which
they had and called it a day.
Building Is Started.
There has been large deliveries
of stone at the 6ite of the new com
munity building for some time past
and on Wednesday morning actual
work on the construction of the
building was started, and it is ex
pected that it will now be rushed
rapidly to completion.
It is almost certain that a sewerage
system will be inaugurated in Weep
ing Water, and with the repairing
of highway No. 50 within the city,
and the construction of the new
buildings' Weeping Water is pro
Shall We Have a Sewer System?
There was a meeting Monday of
this week looking toward the in
augurating of a sewage system an
while the feeling wa.3 unanimous for
the project there wa- nothing def
inite done and another meeting was
called for a later date when the mat
ter will be discussed further.
Listen to Foreign Conditions.
The Christian Brotherhood of
Weeping Water who havemade it
a practice of getting together once
a month, for a general good time,
and fellowship, and a good supper,
generally in the shape of a covered
dish luncheon, and program were
more than pleased last Monday eve
ning when they met a. the parlors
of the Christian chui'h, when they
listened to the experiences of Mr.
and Mrs. W. G. Boedeker of Murray
concerning their trip to Europe. They
visited France, Gemany, Holland,
Belgium and Switzerland, and Mr.
Boedeker gave a very interesting dis
cussion of the trip, the countries they
visited, customs of the people, their
means of transpotration, society and
Celebrates 83rd Birthday.
Mrs. Mary Johnson, who was 83
years old last Sunday was given a
very fine birthday dinner by her
daughter, Mrs. E. B. Taylor and her
two granddaughters. Mrs. Karold
Taylor and Mrs. Glen Taylor. At
the dinner were theg uest of honor,
Mrs. Mary Johnson, her daughter
and husband, Mr. and Mrs. E. B.
Taylor and Messrs. and Mesdames
Harold and Glen Taylor.
ART OF ARRANGING FLOWERS
Flower arrangement is a delight
ful pastime hich lends a decorative
note to the home few inanimate
things can imitate. And it is not a
difficult art to master if one will fol
low the few general principles which
really matter. One of these is bal
ance. Balance means that the
weight on each side of an axis is
equal, as in the case of a playground
see-saw, when two cbilden of equal
weight balance each other on the
In case of flower arrangement, the
tame principle is observed, using the
container as the axis, instead of the
sawhorse on the see-saw.
There are different ways of cre
ating balance. First we can put an
equ&l number of blossoms of about
the same size on each side of the
vase. Second, we can attempt to com
pensate a larger number on one side,
by placing longer blossoms on the
other. The illustration of the see
saw is again in point, as we remem
ber that a heavier ?ierson on one
end must give way a little more board
to the lighter one on the other end.
It is also possible to make what
appears to be a balance of weight,
by a careful choice of colors. In the
illustration, light and dark roses and
delphiniums are used. You will note,
however, that both number and
length fo the blooms cu the right side
far surpass those on the left, and
should in principle outweigh them.
Yet, the whole is pleasing. Why?
Because the roses on the left are ex
tremely dark in color, and color in
design always gives the impression
of weight. Keep these three prin
ciples of balance in mind when mak
ing arrangements; they will help ycu
get more enjoyment from your flow
It'i good sense to relieve a cough due to a
cold with Smith Brothers Cocgh Drops.
Srcith Ercs. CclxIi Drops are the
enfy drcps containing VITAMIN A
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Mrs. Jennie Frans ho was ill for
several days last week, is reported as
able to be up again.
Ira Clark was called to Nebraska
City to look after some business mat
ters for the day last Monday.
Dorothy Clark wits visiting at
Julian with her sister, Mrs. Glen
Rutlege over the week-end, return
ing Monday morning.
D. M. Fowler and family of South
Omaha where Mr. Fowler is on the
force of the South Omaha Sun were
visiting in Union last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. M. L. McCleve, Omaha
came down for the M. E. aid dinner
and bazaar last week, staying over
night with Mrs. McCleve's brother,
L. G. Todd and wife.
A letter from Mr. and Mrs. C. E.
Withrow of Palmyra states that both
are enjoying very good health and
especially Mrs. Withrow who has
been in poor health for some time
W. E. Moore and wife of York,
where they are engaged in the phar
macy busines were guests of friends
in Union Sunday. They formerly were
engaged in the drug business here.
They returned home in the evening.
Last Saturday afternoon Mrs. J. V.
Cross was hostess at her country
home to the members of the W. C.
T. U. where they enjoyed the regular
business meeting as veil as a social
Mesdames A. D. C-unk and Ross
Niday were hostesses last Thursday
at a meeting of the missionary so
ciety of the Union Baptist church
at the church parlors. A very pleas
ant gathering was enjoyed.
Matt Midkiff and family, Oscar
Midkiff and family .nd Earl Free
man and family were guests at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Midkiff in
Union last Sunday. All enjoyed the
get-together and the excellent dinner.
Mr. and Mrs. K. Harpster who were
returning from Indian i to their home
in Denver, stopped for an over night
visit with their frierd, Mrs. Mable
Reynolds last week, arriving on Ar
mistice day. They left the next
Miss Esther McGcughey has se
cured employment as parish worker
for the Methodist church at Lexing
ton, Nebr. Her parents. Rev. and
Mrs. McGaughey took her there Wed
nesday of last week, returning home
Phillip F. Rihn, senior member
of the Rihn and Greene store, was
so far improved that he was able
to take an auto ride last Sunday
afternoon and Monday was able to
walk down town to get a hair cut,
but is not allowed tJ do any work
as yet. He is to go to Omaha to re
port to his doctor some time this
Mrs. Tillie Hargus held a sale at
her home Monday afternoon. Wov.
14. She will leave shortly for an
extended visit with her sister-in-law
who resides in Arkansas near the
Ozarks. Mrs. Hargus who has been
a lifetime resident of this vicinity
will be greatly missed by her many
friends who will be hoping for her
Placing New Roof on Euilding
Many years ago W. A. Banning
built the place wher Charles Land
now operates a garage and a short
time ago Mr. Banning also acquired
the building known as the Woodman
hall. With the passing of the years
the roofs of both buildings have be
come in need of renewing, so Mr.
Banning with the assistance of Joe
Bauer, has been placing new roofs
on both buildings as well as other
wise making extenixe repairs of
New Business for Union.
Doran Bowman of Plattsmouth
who has with his father been oper
ating a barber shop there came to
Union last week and arranged to
embark in the barber business here.
He rented the office of the Griffin
Produce company and is getting the
room ready for the opening. Mr. Grif
fin with the assistance of Wayne
Ackley have made another office
alongside the old office.
Visited in Ashland Sunday.
C. E. Morris and lamily wer; in
Ashland last Sunday visiting for the
day with Silas Morris and afmily,
at a a CaV Ya MCief-inral
s. a wjijti.i.w
MClUyi UJ W avs f "
to cold infections.
C. E. and Silas being brothers. Bern
ard Morris and George Weick, one
of the instructors of the Union
schools, accompanied the party and
also hunted ducks and were able to
Return to Southwest.
Mrs. C. E. Busbey with the kiddies
of Albuquerque, New Mexico, who
have been enjoying a fine visit here
with her parents and many friends
departed Tuesday of this week for
their home, where fie husband has
been transferred during their -visit
Visiting Friends Eere.
Hallas Banning who has been mak
ing his home in Lincoln for a few
years, working with an insurance
company has been enjoying his an
nual vacation of two weeks and a
week was spent in the Ozark country
of Missouri. He was greatly impress
ed with the scenery there. He says
there is a very fair crop in that por
tion of the state of Missouri.
Hold Pleasant Reunion.
A reunion was held at the hoirfe
of John Chidester of Union lAst Wed
nesday when Mrs. Callie Galusha of
Lakesides, Nebr., came to visit her
aunt, Mrs. Anna Hastings of Union
whom she had not seen for forty
five years. Mrs. Galusha was a
daughter of Mrs. Wiles Hudson.
brother of Mrs. Hastings.
Mrs. Galusha was a small girl of
seven when Mrs. Hastings last saw
Mrs. Hastings had not heard from
her until last February when she
wrote and asked the postmaster of
Lakeside if he knew anything of the
whereabouts of her brother.
The postmaster gave the etter to
his daughter as the b.-other had died.
They have corresponded since then.
Mrs. May Finlayson and Mr. Joe
Chidester of Omaha and Mrs. Pearl
Everett of Plattsmou h, children of
Mrs. Hastings and also Mr. John
Chidester were present at the re
union. Entertains Auxiliary.
Miss Augusta Robb entertained the
members of her churci auxiliary and
a number of other guests at her
pleasant home Friday afternoon last
week. An Armistice day and Red
Cross program was arranged in which
all could have a part.
Pictures were arranged showing
the bishops and work of their mis
sions in foreign land?. In the dining
room a self-serve table was beauti-v
fully arranged with dainty refresh
ments with Mrs. Alina Stites pour
ing tea for the guests.
Dinner and Bazaar a Success.
The M. E. Ladies' Aid was very
well pleased with the financial suc
cess of the dinner, supper and bazaar
held on election day at the Propst
building and the members feel very
thankful to all who assisted in any
way in bringing about the success
of the undertaking. The members
were very grateful for the generous
donation of Mrs. Tracy of Long
Beach, Calif., who was visiting rel
atives at Pawnee at that time and
who with a cousin drove up for a
brief visit with the L. G. Todd fam
ily and to attend the dinner. Mrs.
Tracy who sends something each
year for the bazaar, was especially
generous this year, giving $10 in
cash and $5 in merchandise. Mr.
Porter of Nebraska CUy is another
whose generous donations are always
appreciated by the aid members.
Winter is the season for
Dangerous - Cosily Fires!
Have you the cash to re
place your home, house
hold goods, or car, if you
suffered a loss from fire?
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