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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1938.
PLATTS1I0UTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
Business called Alet Campbell to
Omaha Monday of this wtek.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Merrltt were
in Nebraska City last Sunday eve
ning: attending a show.
Joseph Martis was called to Omaha
Monday of this week to look after
some business matters.
M. G. Churchill was & visitor In
Plattsmouth last Saturday afternoon
looking after some business matters.
Lester Wunderlich was called to
Union last Saturday to look after
ccme business and was accompanied
by Albert A. Young.
Hugh Warden of near Union was
a visitor in Murray last Monday look
ing after some business matters for
a short time and also visiting with
Harry A. Meisinger of near Cedar
Creek was a visitor in Murray last
Monday, meeting with his friends
and also attending the talc of Mrs
J. H. Faris.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kennedy of
Omaha, former residents of Murray,
were visiting for the day last Sunday
in Murray at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. E. S. Tutt.
A. G. Long was a visitor in Union
last Friday where he was looking
after some business matters and visit
ing friend3. Ke was accompanied by
Fred Drucker has been having
the flu for the past nearly a week and
while he has been feeling quite poor
ly has not given up his work. He is
feeling better this week.
Fred Clarke was a visitor in Mur
ray for a time last Monday morning
looking after some business. He also
came to see the doctor as he has been
fcling poorly for thep ast few days.
The ladies of the Murray United
Presbyterian church had in hand the
serving of eats at the Mrs. J. H. Faris
sale last Monday, and had a good
business, netting them a nice sum for
the use of the church.
Phillip Keil and hie sons have
been having a large number of hogs
to dress and as the season gets fur
ther along still more come their way.
Demand for their services comes from
away out in the county and also
from Sarpy county, some bringing
the hogs to Mr. Keil to be dressed
while others call for him to go to the
homes of the owners.
Formed New Business Firm.
Names unknown, but place of busi
ness in Nebraska City and between
there and. Omaha, have been in oper
ation on the freight trains of the
Missouri Pacific, they getting on
coal trains at Nebraska City and be
tween towns would pile huge chunks
of coal on the sides of the car and
as they passed the public highways
would dump the coal from the cars
and pick it up in trucks. The case
has been worked on by opecial agents
of the road and as they found piles
of coal in the back yards of the oper
ators, kept surveilance of the par
ties, and watched so that the last
time which was late last week that
they operated, they were bo closely
watched they could not pick up the
coal. So the company had Joe Dare
go pick up the coal and take it to
the Missouri Pacific station at Union
for use at the station. The company
of course will have to make up the
rhortage in the cars destined to Om
aha. What more there -is to be done
the future will develop.
Had a Good Sale.
The sale which had been adver
tised by Mrs. J. H. Faris was held
at the farm home a short distance
from Murray Monday of this week.
A good sized crow$ was present from
many places over the county, all in
terested in buying some of the ad
vertised articles. Rex Young was the
auctioneer and was able to get very
good prices on the goods offered.
Surveying for New Viaduct.
The long talked of viaduct for
highway No. 1 across the tracks at
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Even better than a mustard plaster
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doctors and nurses. In three strengths:
Regular. Children's (mild) and Extra
Strong, 40. Approved by Good House
keeping Bureau. All druggist, .
Murray seems to be the center of
interest of late as there has been a
number of state surveyors In Murray
for the past few days locating the
points for the new bridge which ac
cording to surveys will extend from
the intersection near the lumber yard
and the Christian church east to a
ppint near the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Mrasek. Just when work on
the structure will be started Is not
yet known. The structure will cost
much money and require some time
Murray Mecca for Contractors.
Last Saturday, the day set for the
opening of the various bids on the
work and material for the Murray
water works system brought bidders
for the work and furnishing of the
needed material. On opening the bids
and considering eame, the contrac
tors were tentatively selected and
for each item the lowest bid was se
lected and the same allowed with
the reservation made for endorse
ment of same by heads of the PWA.
It will require a few days before the
contractors can be announced How
ever the new enterprise is advancing
and getting closer to realization.
Young: Man Severely Injured.
Last Sunday evening Dayle Long
took his mother to evening services
at the Presbyterian church and fol
lowing the close of the meeting took
her home and drove back to town to
visit his boy friend. Roy Wilson,
where they visited for a time and
then concluded to go elsewhere, and
with the spirit of youth ran to see
which would get to the car first.
During the time a light rain had been
falling and as they were passing over
the bridge which led to the car in
the street, the sleet causing it to
beslippery, his feet slipped from un
der him and he sustained a fracture
of the small bone of his leg. The
member had to be set by the doctor
and while it is causing a good deal
of suffering it is doing nicely.
Spent Number of Days Here.
The little grandson of Mrs. Eu
genia Deles Dernier who makes his
home in Omaha, was spending half
of last week at the home of his
grandmother here, and notwithstand
ing he was feeling rather sick dur
ing the time wanted to remain here
and disliked to go home and leave
MANY MODELS EXHIBITED
OF PREHISTORIC ANIMALS
PHILADELPHIA (UP) The re
cently opened "Hall of Earth His
tory" at the Academy of Natural Sci
ences here is believed to contain the
most complete set of prehistoric ani
mal models ever assembled.
About 50 per cento f the models are
the work of Eda Kassel, young sculp
tor. She is proudest of her 5-foot re
production of a Brachiosaurus the
first ever .made which she recon
structed from a German museum of
bones of the animal that lived 150,-
000,000 years ago.
RAILROADS DESERT TOWN
TECUMSEH. Mich. (UP) A town
which in 1838 seemed destined to
become a railroad center, Tecumseh
now has peither railroad passenger
nor mail service. At one time three
railroad lines were in operation. The
rail station is used as an overflow
room for a Sunday school class.
WINDSORS SEEK RESIDENCE
LONDON, Dec. 7 (UP) The Dally
Mail reported today that the duke
of Windror was negotiating through
an agent for the lease or purchase of
a residence in Cadogan Square in
southwest London, as a possible town
house if he returns to England.
Subscribe for the Journal.
It l THE flZLV!
His keen scent makes him a star
performer n the field. Keen edges
make Star Single-edge Blades star
loi tuei s ea your face;
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Miss Ruth Wade was in Union last
Sunday visiting with her sister, Mrs.
Glen Ashlock and husband.
Mrs. Fred H. Gorder and daughter,
Miss Helen were over, to Murdock
one day last week visiting relatives
Chris Bnell and family of South
Omaha were visiting in Weeping Wa
ter Sunday, atending the birthday
party of Pete Anderson.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Behrends and
Mrs. George Olive were in Omaha
last Saturday looking after some
shopping for the afternoon.
On Tuesday of this week Hu
bert Cappen was in Plattsmouth to
secure his auto which was damaged
in an accident last Saturday night.
Mesdames L. A. Wiseman, Ralph
Keckler and Richard Keckler were
in Lincoln Tuesday of this week
looking after shopping and visiting
E. L. Gibberson, formerly of
Weeping Water, now living in Lin
coln, was visiting with friends and
looking after business here last Sat
John M. Quackenbush, county
agent, and wife drove over to Sew
ard last Tuesday where they were
looking after some business matters
and as well visiting with friends
Uncle Peter II. Miller has been
feeling quite badly on account of an
attack of the flu to that extent that
he had to go to bed and have his
con Pete look after the business at
Mrs. John Weichart the first of
the week recived the sad uews of
the serious illness of an aunt, at
Mankato, Kas Mrs. Weishart im
mediately left for Kansas to assist
in her care.
Mr. and Mrs. George Olive had
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Shields as their
guests for the day and dinner last
Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Shields with
their auto took the entire party for
a very enjoyable ride over the coun
try. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Henderson de
parted early this week for Missouri
where they will visit friends at Glas
cow, Florence and Kansas City where
they have friends and relatives. They
expect to be gone about a week or ten
Mrs. John Bolz and little son,
Roger who have for the pasft few
weeks been visiting with relatives in
Gridley, Burlington and other points
in Kansas, arrived home last Sunday
end report having enjoyed a very
Miss Rosemary Powers of Auburn
l as been visiting in Weeping Water
for the past week and guests while
here at the home of her uncle and
aunt, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Fowler.
Miss Powers also continued on to
Minenapolis where she visited with j
an aunt for a time before returning
to her home in Auburn. j
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Palmer and
daughter, Mrs. Oscar Fample and
husband of Woodstone, Oregon, ar
rived in Weeping Water for a visit
with the mother of Mr. Fample. also
visiting at the home of Mrs. Edith
Fitzpatrick, and were over in Iowa
where they exoect to visit until after
Christmas, when they wlil return to
their home in the west, stopping on
their way home for another short
ttay in Weeping Water.
10 in a Box 10c
12 in a Box ..150
12 in a Box 250
12 in a Box 50 C
16 in a Box 500
No Two Cards
We also have a complete line of Relative cards,
German cards, Sympathy cards and Convales
cent cards for Christmas. Early selections best.
Taos - Seals - Ribbon - Cord
Complete Line of Christmas Wrapping Paper
Woman's Club Meets.
The Weeping Water Woman's club
wfes meeting Tuesday afternoon at
the home of Mrs. J. M. Ranney. They
enjoyed a program and social hour
and a delightful luncheon served by
William Hatfield Newham Passes.
William Hatfield Newham, one of
the very fine citizens of Weeping
Water who had gained the age of 68
years, passed away here last Friday,
December .2nd. The funeral was held
last Tuesday afternoon at the Con
gregational church in Weeping Wa
ter, conducted by the pastor, Rev.
Hunt. The funeral was in charge of
the Hobson funeral home, with inter
ment at Oakwood cemetery, near
where he spent so many years of his
Entertained at Sunday Dinner.
Last Sunday evening at the very
fine home of Mr. and Mrs. Richmond
P. Hobson was gathered a goodly
number of their friends, who were
entertained at a 6 O'clock Sunday eve
ning dinner. The evening was spent
in social games and conversation.
Board of Education Meets.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Tefft were host
and hostess at their home in Weep
ing Water last Friday evening to the
board of education to look after the
regular business of the schools. Those
there were Messrs. and Mesdames
Frank Domingo, Richard Hobson,
Mogens Johnson and I. L. Markland.
A very fine supper was also served.
Welfare Society Meets.
Last Monday evening at the par
lorB of the Coigregational church of
Weeping Water, the Welfare Society,
a social and beneflcient organiz
ation met for the discussion of mat
ter coming before them for the bet
terment of the city. A covered dish j
luncheon was held which all thor-:
cuehly enjoyed. J
Organize Campfire Girls Troop.
Miss Mamie Michelsen has been
thinking and acting as well and as
a result a Girl Scout troop has been
organized in Weeping Water. At a
meeting recently tjie organization
was perfected with the elecrtion of
officers as follows: Imogene Van
Every, president; Barbara Everett,
vice-president; Ruth Lans, corres
ponding secretary; Peggy Amick,
treasurer; Mary Allen, news report
er. In addition to the officers the fol
lowing members have enrolled, Rose
Mae Ronnie, Anna . Mailer, Minnie
Freeman, Hazel Johnson. Ruth Sell,
Married at Seward.
Miss Ida Cappen and Mr. Walter
Lawrencen, two of Weeping Water's
very fine young people, motored to
Seward last Wednesday, secured a
permit to marry and seeking a clergy
man were united in marriage, after
which they motored , back to Weep
ing Water to receive the paternal
blessings and the congratulations of
their many friends.
Get District Convention Next Year.
Many of the American Legion and
Auxiliary members were in attend:
ance at the district convention held
in Plattsmouth November 30 and
report having had a very enjoyable
time. Weeping Water was selected
A Large and Most
23 in a Box 750
16 in a Box 750
12 in a Box.. $1
15 in a Box .$1
16 in a Box .$1
Alike in a Box
as the meeting place for the district
convention in 1939 when they will
entertain the conventions of the
American Legion and American Le
Many Have the Mumps.
There are many who are nursing
a case of the mumps in Weeping Wa
ter. Four of the children of Post
master Sterling Amick have the mal
ady. Mrs. Wm. Van Everyis also
having them and here and then over
city there are many vases. Russell
Van Every who is in a Bchool at Lin
coln phoned the father to come arrd
get him as he is also sick with the
mumps. However as Mr. Van Every
was quite busy Eugene, a brother
of Russell, drove over last Tuesday
for the brother.
- Rounded Out Three Quarters.
Peter Anderson who was born
in Denmark on December 4tji, 1B63,
came to America some 55 years ago
and has made Tiis home in Weeping
Water since, last Sunday rounded out
seventy-five years, and in honor of
the occasion the entire family gath
ered at 'the farm home near Weep
ing Water. A very fine dinner was
had and all the relatives about 80
were there. Games were played by
the young people of the party while
the rest visited and played pinochle.
All extended the wish to Uncle Peter
that he might enjoy many more
bappy, healthful and plentious year3.
At the Congregational Church.
On last Tuesday afternoon an or
ganization of the ladies of Weeping
Water without regard to church af
filiation were gathered at the par
lors of the Congregational church
where ithey were celebrating the
birthdays of such of the members
who had passed their natal day dur
ing the past two months.
Attend 50th Year Celebration.
The Swift Packing company of
Omaha was established 50 years ago
this week and as a recognition they
were celebrating the event with open
house and entertainment for the cus
tomers over western Iowa, eastern
Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and
Gift For the Entire Family
Will Be Found at the
Bates Gift Shop
Nail Polish Sets
We have a wide variety at
25C to $2.50
Pink, White, Blue or Black
$1 to $5.50
in Cedar Chests, priced at
$1.15 to $2.75
A Fine Line of Box ,
Stationery, 50. 75 and.. OA
Cigars, Cigarettes, Cigarette
Lighters and Cigarette
Wide Variety (in Cases)
$1.65 to $5
Make Ideal Gifts Priced at
$1 to $5.50
Kitchen, Boudoir, Alarm at
$1.25 to $5.50
South Dakota. Joe Bender with a
number of other customers of the
company were in Omaha Thursday
and will go again Sunday to Omaha
to be guests of the company.
Fred Wolfe Visits Here.
Fred Wolfe, aji uncle of the owner
of the Weeping Water Republican,
Mr. Clair Wolfe, who has been mak
ing his home in Indiana for the past
few months, arrived in Weeping Wa
ter last Monday, visiting with a
number of friends here for the day
and then continuing on to his for
mer home at Lincoln.
Will Sing Christmas Carols.
Some fifty of the people of Weep
ing Water making an immense
chorus and practicing under the di
rection of Prof. Jean Jones, in
structor of musim in the Weeping
Wter schools will render a cantata
at the Congregational church en
titled "The Story of Christmas."
Wedded in South America.
The former Miss Barbara Ann
Murphey, a former tcccher in the
Weeping Water schools, was united
in marriage at St. Saviour's church
in Euenos Aires on November 26,
1938, to Henry Francis Lundgren,
who was formerly of New York City.
The bridge will be remembered as
one of the very fine teachers of the
schools here and was a very popular
instructor. The newly married couple
will make thtir home as Buenos
Aires, Argentine, South America.
Rubber Clamps, Targe or small,
at right prices at the Journal.
It's good sense to relieve a cough due to a
cold with Smith Brothers Cough Drops.
Smith Bros. Cough Drops are the
only drops containing VITAMIN A
iL This is the vitamin
v of the mucous membranes of the nose
XmmT an thToat to cold infections.
Finest Hand Tooled Leather
500 to $4.50
An Ideal Gift for Him,
25 c to $1
Men will Appreciate These
$2.50 and $3.50
New, Popular. Two prices
$1 and $1.65
Mottoes - Pictures
Wide Variety at Prices from
10c to $3.50
Useful and Practical.
Goblets - Sherbets
Come in Sets of Eight for
We take Subscriptions for all Magazines at the Lowest
Prices. A nice Gift . Card to enclose followed by a
year's reading. A gift that is always in good favor!
& Main Sts. - Plattsmouth, Nebr.
BOY ARCHER, 14. KILLS
BEAR WITH 3 ARROWS
MOOSONEE, Ont. (UP) Lester C
Essig. 14-year-old Chicago boy, killed
an 1, 800-pound bear with a bow
Efslg sighted the bear on Twin
Island In James Bay and shot three
arrows at it. Two of the arrows,
fired from 50 feet, entered the bear's
shoulder, and the third. Its heart.
We will appreciate phone calls
of news ;iems from our reacfers.
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PAY FOR BEING
Quivering nerve can make you old and
haggard looking, cracky and hard to liva
witn can keep you awake nights and
rob you of good health, good times and
What you may need la a particularly
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or anything whose benefits are better
proved than famous Lydia E. Pinkham'a
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some herbs and roots help Nature build
tip more physical resistance and thus help
calm your shrieking nerves, five more
energy and make life worth living again.
More than a million women have re
ported benefit why not let Finkham'a
Compound help YOU. too, to ro "smil
ing thru" trying times like It has other
grateful women for the past 3 genera
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that raises the resistance
Hundreds aro Given
50c to $6
Wide Range in Prices
100 to $2.50
No One ever Has Too Many
$1 to 3.50
Salt and Pepper
Sparkling Crystal Per Pair
Ecautiful Designs, Priced at
$1.25 to $5.50
Handy Sets for Home
Ice Cube Bowls
A Happy Gift Suggestion at
350, $1 and $1.G5
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