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THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 1B39.
:. E. Morris was lookLi iuer
business matters in both Plat hjmouth
and Omaha last Monday.
Cuy Stokes of between Murray
and Mynard was iu Union last Mon
day looking after business matters
tor a short time.
Vance Harris and wife of Con
Nchawka where he with tr.e assist
ance of a mechanic there have been
overhauling his tractor.
Ira Clark and family, have pur
chased a piece of properyt known as
the Pugh property recenty and
moved to their new home the first
of the week.
Prof. Wyck of the Union schools
was a visitor at his home over the
week-end. getting back in time to
take charge of the work here Mon
Miss Mutazach'en, teach;r in the
Union high school was enjoying the
week end at the home of her parents
at Neligh, returning to her school
A. L. Bcker has been kept very
busy as he was called to Lincoln
Monday to deliver wood and Tues
day was in Omaha to look after busi
ness and went to Plattsmouth Wed
nesday. Victor Clarence is to discontinue
farming and will have a sale this
week for the disposal of his farm
ing equipment,' after whkh he will
come to Union to enter the produce
Sterling Harris and wife of Con
cordia. Kansas were visiting friends
and relatives in Union last week.
While here they were guests at the
Iiome of his parents. Mr. and Mrs.
C. F. Harris.
Mrs. Paul Swan was hostess to
the member of the Baptist mission
ary society Thursday of last week.
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Relieve Their DISTRESS
This Easj, 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 pood old
warming, soothing Musterole. 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 druggist.
jets Rati YV
It's i:ood sense to relieve a cough due to a
cold with Smith Brothers Cough Drops.
Smith Brcs. Cough Crcps are the
only drops containing VITAMIN A
This is the vitarain
el tne mucous membranes of the nose
and throat to cold infections.
Theyv held their regular business
meeting and planned for the future
activities of the society.
Majy Becker was called to Omaha
Wednesday of this wek to consult her
physician, from whom she has been
reciving treatment. She is making
good gains and feels she can discon
tinue her treatment in a short time.
Mrs. H. A. Chilcott since 'hr re
turn home from the hospital at ne
braska City where she was for sev
eral weeks, is showing: good improve
ment end it is hoped she will be en
Urel" recovered in the near future.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Leach who have
been residing in their trailer house
in the country, with the cessation
of work in the region where they
have been located, moved their trail
er house to near the home of Jay
Conrad Watkins and wife of near
Murray were visiting for the day
last Monday at the home of their
daughter, Mrs. Charles Land. They
came especially because of the ex
treme illness of Mr. Land who has
been in bed for a number of days.
Last Friday and Saturday Kev.
and Mrs. E. P. Booher of Cedar
Fli.ifs, where Rev. Booher is pastor
cf tho Methodist church, were in
L'nion. coming to attend the gath
ering held in honor of their la' gh
ter. I!'rs. Paul Griffin, in form of a
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Peters of Ne
braska City were enjoying a visit at
the home fo the parents of Mrs.
Peters, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Banning.
Hallas Banning, who is employed
in Lincoln, was a visitor at home
over the week-end, returning to his
work last Sunday evening.
Entertained Friend Sunday.
Rev. Stevens of Omaha, accom
panied by the wife were here from
i Omaha last Sunday. Rev. Stevens de-
livered the sermon at the morning
ihour at the Baptist church. Dur
ing their stay here they were guests
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip
Charles Land Very El.
Charles Land has for the past num
ber of days been very ill with what
threatened to develop into pneu
monia, and was a severe case of
pleuresy with complications which
required that he be kept quiet and
cared for by .a nurse.
Visiting Friends Here.
Mrs. Manerva Brenner, formerly
of Union but who with the husband,
Frank Brenner, moved to Stockton,
Kansas where the husband died some
time ago. the wife later moving to
Oregon, has been visiting here for
the past ten days and with her sis
ter, Mrs. Charles Heckathorne were
visiting friends and relatives in
Union. Mrs. Brenner expects to re
turn to her home in the west in a
Visited in Kansas.
Mrs. Clara James, Miss Lenua Bar
ber with Paul Davis as driver of the
new 1939 Buick Mrs. James rerent
ly purchased, were week end visitors
at Mound City. Kansas where they
visited with friends, returning home
the first of the week.
Charles Chase Passes Away.
Charles Chase, a brother of John
Chase, who died some time ago in Om
'iha, and also related to people here,
being uncle of Mrs. W. A. Taylor,
THE AWFUL PRICE YOU
PAY FOR BEING
Quivering nervse can make you old and
haggard looking, cranky and hard to live
with can keep you awake nights and
rob you of good health, good time and
What you may need is a particularly
f ood woman' tonic and could you ask
or 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 nerves, ipve mora
energy and make life worth living sgain.
More than a million women have re
ported benefit why not let Pinkham's
Compound help YOU, too, to go "smil
ing thru" trying times like it has other
grateful women for the part 3 genera
tions? IT MUST BE GOOD!
that raises the reiisuo
passed away at his home between
Syracuse and Burr last Sunday. After
the snow had fallen and accumulated
to some depth, Mr. Chase was shovel
ing the same away, when he was
stricken with a heart ailment and
dropped dead . The funeral and
burial were held at Burr.
Attend Show in Nebraska City.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry H. Becker
were down to Nebraska City last
Sunday night where they attended a
show at the Overland theatre, "Ferdi
nand the Bull." While the play is
creating a sensation and much in
terest Henry thinks it is not much
more than a common scrub bull
whkh one might see on an ordinary
In Honor of New Bride.
Two young ladies with the appro
priate name of June June Johnson
and June Frans last Friday entertain
ed at a shower in honor of Mrs. Paul
Griffin, formerly Miss Booher. Some
forty of her friends were present
and made merry during the after
noon and terminated with the pre
sentation of a large number of beau
tiful gifts, token of their high es
teem for the friend.
EAGLE HEWS ITEMS
Miss Violet Robertson is spending
several days at the Arthur Blodgett
home near Alvo.
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Wall of West
Point spent the week end with rela
tives in Eagle and Palmyra.
William Wulf is reported to be
receiving treatment at the Veterans'
hospital in Lincoln at the present
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hite of Weep
ing Water visited Mrs. Hite's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Wright last
C. E. Allen and It. B. Morgan
came from Lincoln last Sunday af
ternoon and visited at the home of
Mrs. S. E. Allen.
Mrs. Daisy Burns is helping to
care for Mrs. William Euecker near
Cheney. Mrs. Buecker is the mother
of Mrs. Dwight Earl.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Reitter and
Betty Joan of Hastings were Sun
day guests of Mr. and Mrs. George
Reitter, Freda and Caroline.
Perle Royer of Lincoln called" at
the home of his aunt. Mrs. William
Hudson and Mr. Hudson on Tues
day afternoon of this week.
Mrs. A. M. Trumble enjoyed hav
ing her sister, Mrs. George McFall
and Mr. McFall of Brunswick, Ne
braska, visit her last Saturday.
Mrs. Orville Hursh of Adams
City, Colorado, arrived last Friday
evening and visited until Monday
with Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Hursh.
Mrs. Anna Kleitsch left for Om
aha last Thursday afternoon, where
she will visit for several weeks
of the 23 Schools that Turned in Votes in
School Contest the Past Week
Dist 97, Ruth Alexen, teacher, won the seventh weekly
prize in the Rural School Contest last week, turning in
661,030 votes. Dist 41, Doris Wall, teacher, turned in
the second greatest number, 563,720. Seven weekly
prizes have now been awarded, and three remain, in
cluding this week's. Dist. 45, Mildred Wilson, teacher,
still leads in total votes, with 1,640,510. Contest ends
Saturday night, April 8, when the $250 in grand prizes
ill be awarded. Here is the vote standing of all schools
that turned in votes during the week ending March 4th:
School and Teacher Last Week TOTAL
Dist. S7 Kuth Alexen 661,030 730,338
List. 41 Doris Wall 563,720 677,647
Dist. 45 Mildred Wilson 295,897 1,640,510
Dist. 3 Esther Tritsch 152,060 959.350
Dist. 25 Nellie Carlson 100,771 860,152 .
Dist. 37 Martha Kaffenherer 85,815 895.289
Bist. 27 Velma Fulton 78,989 701,888
Dist. 60 Esther Ehoden 67,173 185,201
Dist. 56 Irma Dvorak 26,028 50,147
List. 79 Frances Shelhorn 22,474 207,117
Dist. 29 Evelyn Shelhorn 19,865 932,345
Dist. 14 Jane Armstrong 15,40 86,609
Dist. 31 Fern Williamson 12,527 63,338
Dist. 26 Marie Lutz 10,115 172,546
Dist. 15 Dorothea Hobhie 9.639 911,841
Dist. 91 Kathleen Schafer 7,030 20,359
Dist. 40 Jean Ingersoll (Sarpy) 3,650 106,881
Dist. 9 Eosemary Cloidt 3,650 197,029
Dist. 80 Florence Schafer 2.498 8,673
Dist. 10 Beulah Albin 2t468 144,096
Dist. 42 June Keil -- 2,283 167,083
Dist. 30 Dorothea Siemoneit 1,230 -m 96,360
Dist. 38 Beatrice Beverage 400 ' 3,863
() Indicates a Weekly Prize Winner.
Teachers: One of the fastest ways to in
crease your school's vote standing is by
securing new or renewal subscriptions to
the Plattsmouth Journal. See vote schedule
on subscriptions elsewhere in this paper.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
the home of a daughter, Mrs. E. A.
Mrs. Dwight Earl spent last week
at the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. William Buecker, where she
helped to care for her mother, who
Mrs. A. W. Adams is suffering
from a fellon on her right thum
this week. Mrs. Amy Smith is tak
ing care of the post office when
Mrs. Adams is away.
Mrs. Elizabeth Carr returned
home from the Bryan Memorial hos
pital last Wednesday afternoon. Her
condition is reported to be about the
same as it has been for some time.
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. B.
Hursh last Sunday were Mrs. OrviUo
Hursh of Adams City, Colorado, Mr.
and Mrs. John Reitter and John
Lowell of Lincoln and Mr. and Mrs.
Word reached Eagle the first 6t
this week that Mrs. Dan Reiter, of
Leigh, aunt of William, Fred anl
Bert Muenchau, passed away. Mr.
and Mrs. Bert Muenchau and Wil
liam Muenchau of Eagle and Mrs.
Lydia Muenchau and Lillie of Elm
wood plan to go to Leigh on Wed
nesday to attend the funeral.
Mr. end Mrs. J. L. Wall enter
tained at a family dinner last Sun
day. Those present were Mr. and
Mrs. Harvey Wall of West Point,
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Thomson and
sons of Palmyra. Mr. and Mrs. Pari
B. Johnson. Miss Melva Wall and
Trinity Ladies Aid
Mrs. A. K. Seikman was hostess
to the Trinity Ladies Aid at her
home last Thursday afternoon.
The visitors were Rev. Rangeler.
Mrs. Raymond Siekman, Mrs. Hor
atio Erskine, Miss Olive Erskine.
Miss Olive Erskine, Mrs. Ida Oberle
and Mrs. E. C. Oberle.
Methodist Ladies Meet
The Methodist Ladies held theii
regular monthly Bession at the home
of Mrs. Valley Trumble on Wed
nesday afternoon of last week. Even
though the condition of the roads
made it impossible for some of the
members to be present, there were
about twenty members and two visi
tors, who assembled to enjoy the
Mrs. Donald Springer completed
the review of the missionary book.
During the busicess session, it was
voted to serve the postmen of the
county, when they meet here in
Mrs. Trumble was assisted in
serving by Mrs. Rose Caddy and Mrs.
Dockage facilities maVe Platts
mouth an ideal factory site. Wel
come end a splendid opportunity
to expand should be an induce
ment to those contemplating a
change in location f,rom the more
thickly populated centers and
flood areas of the east.
Mrs. Wm. Peters was able to be
in town one day last week after
having been kept at home for several
weeks on account of illness.
Miss Evelyn Moore, a teacher in
the consolidated schools of Eagle,
spent the week end with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Moore.
Mrs. Lois Clude, of Butte, Ne
braska, is visiting at the M. E.
church parsonage with her daughter,
Mrs. W. D. Lenker and Rev. Lenker.
Mrs. Ole Olsen, who has been
victing in Chicago with her two
daughter for the past few weeks, re
turned home last Tuesday morning.
Wilbur Fitzpatri'ck has been quite
ill with the mumps. This disease
has been very severe with quite a
number c our people during the
past few weeks.
Euclid Lodge No. 97, k. F. & A. M.
held their regular meeting Monday
evening," with 2nd Fellowraft de
gree wcrk. Five visitors were pres
ent from Lincoln.
Mr. and Mrs. Harley Thurslund,
Miss Laverne Gibson, Miss Betty
Wolcott and Jack Hayes motored to
Omaha Sunday afternoon to hear
Jan Garber's orchestra.
Mrs. James Elgaard, Robert and
Jean, of Marysville, Mo., left Sun
Jay evening for home after a few
uays' visit at the home of Mrs. El
aard's parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. C.
Russell Van Every, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Wm. Van Every, a student
at the University of Nebraska, was
jpending last Sunday at the home of
his parents, also visiting with his
Ward Tefft of Chcago, arrived here
Wednesday to visit his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. E. Tefft. Ward is only
recently out of Billings hospital in
Chicago, where he underwent an
James De Lancy is able to be out
again after a severe fall on the ice
which kept him confined to his
home for several days. Mrs. De
Lancy has also been confined to their
home with a severe case of the flu.
Miss Rhena Christensen is at St.
Joseph's hospital in Omaha, where
she underwent a major operation
Friday. Latest reports are that her
condition is satisfactory, which is
gratifying to her many friends in
Miss Joan Carter Poorly.
Joan Carter who has not been In
the very best of health for some time
has been rather poorly in recent
weeks and as her condition seemed
to grow worse, her niece, Miss
Agatha Colbert took the aunt to
Lincoln last week where she was
given an examination at the Lin
coln General hospital, later under
ging a minor operation. She has
been there for a number of day3 and
has been getting along nicely, with
hopes of returning home soon.
Making the Dirt Fly.
'Workmen beginning on the Weep-
fing Water sewer project early this
week, have begun making the dirt
fly in the digging of the trenches
for the installation of the system of
drainage and storm sewers which
has been under contemplation by the
city for some time past. It i3 esti
mated the work will require a num
ber of months.
Home From Hospital.
Mrs. ,W. D. Lenher, wife of Rev.
enker, pastor of the Weeping Wa
ter Methodist church, who was in
;he hospital at Lincoln-for a num
ber of weeks where her recovery was
dispaircd of, has been making good
Improvement and was able to return
li ne ast week, which Is excellent
o ews to the many friends.
Entertains at Luncheon.
Hcnoring Mrs. Harold Myer's
birthday Mrs. Eugene Hay enter
tained twenty ladies at a luncheon
and an afternoon of bridge Saturday
afternoon at the Hotel Rest Haven.
The guests were seated at one long
table, which was decorated with yel
low jonquils and St. Patrick day
favors. A beautifully decorated
birthday cake was presented to Mrs.
Myers for her to cut.
The afternoon was spent playing
bridge at five tables. Mrs. Myers was
presented with a guest prize, and
Mrs. John Robinson and Mrs. O. E.
Speeht received prizes for the highest
Receive Pleasant Surprise.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Iool had a
pleasant surprise Saturday evening
when Mrs. Pool's brother, Howard
Colbert and wife and their son-in-law
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Brow n, all of Wauneta, came
to visit. Mr. Brown was called here
by the illness of his father, John
Brown, of Alvo. The Browns went
to Alvo where they spent Sunday,
and a family reunion of the Colbert
I call my wife
C0 .JL O Jmi
I never saw anyone who can stretch a
dollar the way she does! Everything she
buys is a good value and she never seems
to get stuck with things that look good, but
fall apart the first time they're used.
I told her one day that she'd make the
Purchasing Agent of any business look sick.
She was pleased when she saw I meant it.
"It's perfectly simple," she said. "I
watch the advertisements the same way a
stock broker watches the ticker tape. They
keep me informed on 'good buys' and
save me a lot of shopping around, as well."
Sounds simple, doesn't it? But I can
tell you it's saved this family a lot of good
family was held at the Clarence Tool
heme Sunday at noon when Mr. and
Mrs. Eugene Colbert, Miss Apatlia
Colbert, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Col
bert, Mr. and Mrs. James Kivttt,
Janice and Jerry, and the vinitin?
guests, Mr. and Mrs. Howard ColUrt
enjoyed ilhincr together. Sunday
evening they all enjoyed a visit at
the Eugene Colbert home.
Enjoy Skating: Party.
The Camp Fire girls are doing
;ome excellent work. At present they
are weaving their head baiids, and
most of thcrn have them finished. As
one evening rath month is net aside
as a serial meeting, last Friday evi
ring they invited twenty-eight guests
to a roller skating party at 1'hiipot
Hall, where they spent a most tk--liahtful
evening. They were accenn
panicd by their guardian, Mis.-i
Contrast in Weather.
Word was received from Kev. av.d
Mrs. G. S. Hunt that they did net
reach Roanoke. Alabama until Thurs
day. en account of the blizzard
thrrngh which they passed. When
they reached the south they found
peaches and plums in l!'om, in
sharp contrast to the weather fartlnr
north. They expect to start for bom?
the 14th. They were called to Roan
oke by the death of Rev. Hunt's
Welfare Society Meets.
Welfare Society met Monday after
noon at the M. E. church, with Mis.
I. L. Markland. Mrs. C. E. TefTt and
Mrs. Henry Christensen as hostcsM';i.
Mrs. Gerrge Ellis presided at the
buiuess meeting after which the
afternoon was spent piecing com
forter tops. This so. iety is busy all
the year round, piecing quilts and
making comforters to give to those
who need them and in peeing that
those who are in r.oed are given as
sistance in any way possible.
jrriendly Ladies Meet
The Friendly Ladies, a social ':
cicty of Weeping Water, who nicel
twice a month for social enjoyment,
playing contract bridge and enjoying
something to eat. were guests at th"
home of Mr. and Mrs. I. L. Markland
Wednesday afternoon eif this week.
Eee the goods you buy. Catalog
bul how about the aoods when
descriptions are alluring enough,
you set them?