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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1938.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
C. F. Harris was looking after
some business matters in Murray last
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Peters of Ne
Lraska City were guests Sunday at
the home of Mrs. Peters parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Banning.
Charles V. Hoback and family
were in Nebraska City Saturday eve
ning looking after some business mat
ters and visiting with friends.
Mrs. Mary Davis who has been
Airy seriously ill at her home in
Union for some time is reported as
being slightly better at this time.
L.. L. McCarty of Plattsmouth
was a visitor in Union last Monday
looking after some business matters,
also visiting his friend, L. M. Mc
Quinn. Mrs. John Chase of Omaha, a sis
ter of Frank and Anna Bauer was a
guest at their home last Sunday. All
enjoyed a fine visit and an excellent
supper in the evening.
Charles Land was called to Platts
mouth last Monday morning to look
after some business matters, return
ing at noon and made a trip to Ne
braska City in the afternoon.
Mrs. Etta Bryan and sister, Mrs-.
"W. N. Barritt were in Omaha a num
ber of days the past week looking
over the Christmas goods on display.
They returned to Union last Satur
Miss Joyce Malzeber. a teacher in
the Union schools, was spending the
week end at the home of her parents
in Lincoln, going last Saturday and
returning in time Monday to take
up her school work.
Mrs. C. E. Withrow cf Palmyra,
mother of our townsman, Elmer
V.'ithrow. who has been in poor
health for some time was rather
critically ill the past week, but at
the end of the week was-slightly
Henry H. Becker has been sinking
a well at the farm of L. G. Todd,
farmed by his son Melvin Todd, and
as Melvin is feeding mnay -cattle
and hogs is needing much water. Mr.
Becker was able to secure a very fine
cupply of water.
Mrs. Elmer Withrow who has been
in poor health for some time became
so seriously ill htat it was deemed
best to undergo an .operation which-
v.asnter formed last TThvasday anthe'jning. Thev are
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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 Musterole. It pene- .
t rales 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.
THE AWFUL PRICE YOU
PAY FOR BEING
Quivering nerves can mx.ke you old and
haggard looking, cranky and hard to live
wiUi can keep you awake nights and
rob you of good health, good timej and
What you may need is a particularly
good woman' tonic and could you ask
for anything whose benefits are better
proved than famous Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound? Let its whole
some herbs and roots help Nature build
up more physical resistance and thus help
calm your shrieking narves, give more
energy and make life worth living again.
More than a million women have re
ported benefit why not let Pinkham's
Compound help Yv)I7, too, to go "smil
ing thru" trying timis like it has other
grateful womn f"r the past 3 genera
tions? IT MUST BE GOOD!
Smith Brothers Cough Drops (Black or Menthol,
50) sre the only drops containing Vitamin A
This is the vitimin that raises the resistance of the mucous
membranes cf the nose and throat to cold infections.
She is reported as showing rapid im
provement and is expected to be able
to return home in a short time.
Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Rihn were in
Omaha last week where the condi
tion of Mr. Rihn was being cheeked
up by the physicians at the hospital.
It was found that he was progress
ing rapidly and of a permanent na
ture, which was pleasing.
John Eaton, one of the long time
residents of the vicinity of what is
known at the Sciota district, has
been very poorly for some time and
is still kept to his home by illness.
Every effort is being put forth that
he may regain his health. His many
friends are hoping for his rapid re
Late last week Mrs. Joseph Lid
gett was pleased when her friend.
Mrs. M. S. Briggs was spending the
afternoon with her while Mr. Briggs
was looking after business for the
Plattsmouth Journal for which he
works. Mr. Briggs returned in the
evening to take Mrs. Briggs home.
The ladies enjoyed a very pleasant
vicit during the stay.
Showing Some Improvement.
A. W. Carr, agent of the Missouri
Pacific at Avora while at his work
suffered a severe illness, and had
to be taken home where he has been
resting slightly easier. Glen Hoback
was sent over to Avoca to look after
the business for the present.
Work on Missouri Pacific Station.
The station building of the Mis
souri Pacific which was built many
years ago. has with the use of years
found the dcors rather shattered and
this week a crew of carpenters were
placing new doors and the interior
is also being painted, wnite a new
culvert has been made over near the
water station which will greatly aid
in draining the company property
Observe November Birthdays.
The ladies cf the Baptist church
were gathered at the church base
ment this week to observe the pass
ing of the birthday of all which had
occurred during the current month
Having Free Moving Pictures.
On last Saturday night the first
of a series of free moving pictures
was given in Union, enjoyed by all
who could get in the building. There
will be a shew each Saturday eve
Cining. They are sponsored by the
Attending Meeting in Dss Moines.
V. B. Banning:, who is head of
the state fair association of Nebras
ka had some business which called
him to Des Moines where a farm
meeting was being held. Not wish
ing to go alone" he invited ."his
nephew. Lucian Banning to accom
Observes 73rd Anniversary.
Monday this week was the birth
day anniversary of Rev. V. A. Tay
lor, he being born in the state of
Ohio seventy-three years ago, com
ing to Nebraska more than half cen
tury ago. He has been engaged in
many vocations, working for the rail
road as track man. farming, oper
ating an elevator, and engaged in
the ministry for many years until
his health became such that he icould
not stand the rigorous driving to
make the appointments. For some
makes him a star
performer on ice!
makes Star Single
edge Blades star per
formers on your
face! Famous for
keenness since 1880.
time past he has been in delicate
health which has kept him home a
greater part of the time. His daugh
ter, Mrs. C. W. Hoback and grand
daughter, Miss Marjorie Hoback,
baked a very fine cake for his birth
day last Mopday. Many of his
friends were extending congratula
tions and best wishes. The Journal
joins with his many friends in ex
tending the wish for many more
happy and healthful years.
Many Attend Funeral.
The funeral of Mrs. Belle Thomas,
wife of a former Union .citizen, Mr.
M. L. Thomas who for many years
conducted a drug store and practiced
medicine here, mother of Herman L.
Thomas, Missouri Pacific agent at
Nebraska City and Harry Thomas,
agent at Falls City, who passed away
at the home of another son at Lin
coln, was held at Palmyra Sunday,
attended by a large number of
friends from Union, who went to pay
their last respects.
L. G. Todd Home.
Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Todd who have !
been in Omaha for some weeks where
Mr. Todd has been receiving treat
ment in a hospital and wa3 cared
for by the wife, has shown slight
improvement and it was the opinion
of the physicians at the hospital that
it would be better for him to return
home with the care of the wife than
to be at the hospital, so they re
turned home. It is hoped he will con
tinue to improve with his stay at
Undergoes an Operation.
Mrs. J. 1. Fitzpa trick who has
been in rather poor health for some
time was taken to an Omaha hos
pital where she underwent an oper
ation and has since been feeling bet
ter and is rapidly improving.
Entertained Temperance Union.
Mrs. V. B .Banning was hostess
Tuesday of this week to a gather
ing of the Union W. C. T. U. when
they met in their regular gathering.
Mrs. Banning very pleasantly enter
tained the ladies who also discussed
the business which came before the
meeting. A delightful luncheon was
served at the close.
Feeling Improved Now.
Mary Becker who was in Omaha
and underwent treatment at the hos
pital for a week, returned thome last
Wednesday and has gained so much
in strength that as there was no way
at the station for her to ride was able
to walk to the home of her parents,
which is quite a walk and much up
hill. She would have been met at
the station but she did not know
just when she was going to be able
to leave the institution. Since her ar
rival home she has been continuing
to gain in health and strength.
CAR LOADINGS DOWN
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UP)
The association of American railroads
announced today carloadings for the
week ending Dec. 3 amounted to 649,-
086 cars, and increase of 15.5 per cent
ever the preccedinfr week. The sharp
increase was caused by the fact that
the previous week was shortened by
the Thanksgiving' holiday.
The figure was 4.6 per cent above
the corresponding week in 1937 but
7.1 per cent under the same week in
iGrain and grain products loaded
amounted to 35,775 cars, an increase
of 6,616 over the week before but 1,
638 cars, 2,912 above the week be
fore and 1.627 cars more than the
same week m 1937.
Phone new Items to No. 6.
I SPECIAL SALE OF TOYS 1
I Wed. - Thurs. - Fri. - Sat.
Black Board, good size, only 986
Covered Wagons, each . . 50
Paper Weaving Sets .23P
Rowly Boat Tinker C. ...... .50
Blocks, 2-inch, 16 in box -350
Blocks, IVi-inch, 25 in box . .350
Ski Ball Ten Pins. . . . . .200
Arch Pool ........ .... ... . ... 200
Foot Balls, each . . . ... ..... . .500
Basket Balls . . . ... . $1-65
Soli Peg . .... .100
Board Games, various
Roly Poly Game . ....
Poppin Ball ......
lj uaicd &2cjU aiu&c
Messrs. Edward W. Thimgan and
Albert Young, jr., were in Murray
looking after some business maters
Lloyd Lewis and father, J. D.
Lewis were dressing two fine pork
ers last Monday, getting the winter
C. F. Harris of Union was a visi
tor in Murray for a time last Mon
day morning and was transacting
business while here.
A CCC camp truck late last week
struck" the auto of E. J. Boedeker,
damaging it very much but forunate
ly no one was injured.
Edward Fitzgerald of near Mynard
was a business visitor in Murray last
Monday, securing some material at
the lumber yard for repairs to the
H. J. Hohlman of between Weep
ing Water and Elmwood was a visitor
in Murray last Monday morning
jlooking after some business and meet
lins: his many friends.
Mr. and Mrs. James Holmes of
I Plattsmouth were in Murray last
' week, Mrs. Holmes attending the
meet!?: of the Woman's Auxiliary
and Mr. Holmes visiting friends and
looking after business matters.
Miss Thelma Lewis, teacher of
District 16 was holding a program
and box supper last Friday when
she was rewarded with a very fine
attendance and also by a neat sum to
be used for beautifying the school
Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Deles Dernier
were in Omaha last Saturday view
ing the Christmas displays and get
ting suggestions for their purchases
which must come soon, for Santa and
Christmas are hurrying on at a swift
Plattsmouth last Saturday claimed
the attention of Mrf-'and Mrs. Her
man Wohlfarth who were casting
about getting in touch with the
proper things for Christmas presents
and . while at the couaty eeat also
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Merrit were
over to the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Llcyd Lewis last Sunday evening en
joying a pleasant visit and a de
lightful supper with the Lloyd fam
ily as well as J. D. Lewis, father of
Mrs. Merritt. ' J
Mrs. Joseph MartisT sr., has. been
in rather poor heal thofoV sorne time
past and was kept to" her bed for a
number of days on account of an at
tack of flu. She has not been in
the best of health for some time and
this attack comes more severe on
Mrs. Fred Nolting of Plattsmouth,
mother of Mrs. Everett Spangler, was
visiting with her daughter and fam
ily and attending the bazaar and
supper which the ladies of the church
sponsored. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Frans
and son Jimmie were also in attend
ance from their home in Union.
Mrs. "Susan Berger who has been
in rather poor health for some time
past still remains poorly and is with
her son. Geo. Berger... keeping house
here when she has not been visiting
friends in Omaha and elsewhere. Her
many friends are hoping for better
health for this estimable citizen.
Joe Mrasek and family were, guests
Sunday evening at the home of Frank
Mrasek and family where they had a
very fine visit and a sumptuous sup
per as well. It will be remembered
that the sheriff -elect was unfortunate
in losing his parents early in life
and made his home with Mr. and
Mrs. W. E. Dull during his boyhood.
The older residents Tvill remember
Mr. and Mrs. Dull who were resi
dents here a number of years ago.
kinds only . . . . .690 b
.... .250 8
. 250 p
Delightful Wedding Dance
A delightful dance was tendered
by Charle3 Howard to his friends
last Friday evening at the Murray
hall. A large number of the friends
enjoyed the occasion and extended
their, best wishes for a happy, pros
perous and sucessful life.
Want More Good Water.
The people of Murray are having
somewhat of a time securing the
proper location for the sinking of
their wells for the water syste:n. A
number of trial holes have been lored
but a greater supply of water is
desired that had. not been found yet
the first of the week.
Has Very Fine Visit.
Glen Thompson was a visitor for
the past week at the home of rel
atives at Wood River, where he
enjoyed a fine visit. After nearly a
week there, Mrs. Thompson with
their son George as driver and their
little daughter. Rose Marie, drove
out to bring Glen home. Miss Helen
Baxter, a girl friend of George
Thompson also accompanied the
Many Attend Rotary Club Meet
The riattsmouih Rotary club who
were holding a meeting at the Lew
itton Community Center last week
were, greeted by many friends from
Murray and vicinity who were de
lighter with the very fine evening's
entertainment as well as the supper.
Reinforced with good singing of a
large number of the popular old
time songs, the Plattsmouth Rotary
club made a most delightful evening
for the many friends and guests of
Murray and vicinity who were gath
ered to enjoy the delightful evening.
The people of Murray and vicinity
are hoping for another such delight
Enjoying 30 Day Furlough.
Mr. and Mrs. James E. Gruber who
are in the west just now at Van Nuys,
California with their son Eugene
Gruber, a member of the U. S. navy,
who has been enjoying a thirty day
furlough, will probably return to
Murray soon, as the fleet with which
Gift For the Entire Family
Will Be Found at the
Bates Gift Shop
Nail Polish Sets
We have a wide variety at
250 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 4
Stationery, 50. 75 and.. 9
Cigars, Cigarettes, Cigarette
Lighters and Cigarette
Wide Variety (in Cases) at
$1.65 to $5
Make Ideal Gifts Priced at
$1 to $5.50
Kitchen, Boudoir, Alarm at
$1.25 to $5.50
Eugene is assigned is to sail for the
Atlantic coast December 23, going
via Panama Canal and on to New
York where the fleet will oe stationed.
Visited With Iowa Relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. George E. Ni:kles
were over to Shenandoah last Sunday
guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
J. D. Kelley who are aunt and uncle
of Mrs. Nickles. The visitors enjoyed
the trip over and the fine stay at the
Both Now Feelinrj Badly.
Our merchant. Will S. Smith, who
has been in poor health for some
time but has kept at the work with
the wife, keeping the business going.
Now Mrs. Smith has been taken .with
an attac-K or nue. in is puts Mrs.
Smith out of the store during the j
continuance of her indisposition. Her i
many friends are hoping she will be
able to be about again in r. short
Presbyterian Ladies Enjoy Bazaar.
The ladies of the Murray Presby
terian chur.h were meeting last Fri
day and enjoying a supper which
the ladies served, as well as holding
a bazaar and a very fine program.
The efforts of the ladies was the sup
plying of their patrons with material
for a Sunday dinner and replenishing
their own treasury, which will be
used for the benefit of the church.
Mrs. Elsie Wiles, who had charge of
tha bazaar was well pleased with the
LAW RESCUES OPOSSUM
VINITA, Okla. (UP) Night Police
Chief Hugh Martin interrupted the
"crucifixion" of an opposum. Pedes
trians reported that a live opossum
was being mistreated and on-investi-gation
Martin found the animal
alive, nailed to the back of a truck.
Two large spikes were driven through
the animal's tail. Martin released
the animal and lectured the truck
Rubber Stamps at lowest prices
at the Journal Office.
Finest Hand Tooled Leather
50t to $4.50
An Ideal Gift for Him,
25C to $1
Men win Appreciate These
$2.50 and $3.50
Pin-Up Lamps ,
Kcw, Popular. Two prices
$1 and $1.65
Mottoes - Pictures
Wide Variety at Prices from
ICc to $3.50
Useful and Practical.
Goblets - Sherbets
- Tinted Crystal
Come in Sets of Eight fcr
We take Subscription 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.
FNT0MBED MINER ASSERTS
FLY SAVED HIS SANITY
LONDON (UP) A fly saved the
sanity of a miner who was enotmb
ed for 16 hours in Pit House Col
liery, Brandon, Durham.
A cave-in shut John Lumley off
from the shaft and imprisoned him
in a small hole. A rock pinned him
in an agonizing position.
Durinc all the hours of torment,
he could hear no sound from outside.
Only the buzzing of ihe fly, his only
contact with life, gave him hope. It
prevented his brain from cracking
under the strain.
When rescue came and Lumley
saw his fly soar away into freedom,
there were tears in his eyes.
BEWARE of poor wiring and
open flames in your Christmas
decorations. And, of course .
It is far better to have insur
ance and not need it than to
need insurance and not have it.
CALL 0E SEE
Hundreds aro Given Yearly
50c to $6
at a Wide Ranoe in Prices
10c to $2.50
No Cne ever Has Too Many
$1 to 3.50
Salt and Pepper
Sparkling Crystal Per Pair
Ccautiful Designs, Priced at
$1.25 to $5.50
Handy Sets for Home
Ice Cube Bowls
A Happy Gift Suggestion at
35C, $1 and $1.65
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