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MONDAY, MAY 29, 1933.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
Homer H. Lawton has been busy
painting: and decorating the home pi
Mrs. Sophia Scheel, putting the place
in excellent condition.
J. E. Knoflicek of Plattsmouth
was a visitor in Murdock last Mon
day evening looking after some busi
ness matters for a short time.
Mrs. A. J. Tool was spending a
number of days in Omaha the first
of last week, where she visited her
daughter, Mrs. George Work and
Ray Gamlin was in Omaha last
Wednesday with a load of cattle
which he picked up for different
farmers, getting them from seven
separate farms for the load..
During the time Mr. and Mrs.
lienry A. Tool and party were over
in Iowa visiting Mrs. Leah Tool,
Bryan McDonald was iooking after
the matters at the bank.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Tool were in
Weeping Water for the day last
Sunday, guests at the home of Mrs.
Fred Gorder. sister of Mr. Tool, where
all enjoyed a pleasant day.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Buck were in
Ashland Tuesday evening last week
looking after some matters of busi
ness and while there visited at the
home of a brother of Mr. Buck, El
mer Buck and wife.
Wednesday of last week L. Neitzel
in the afternoon drove to Havelock
to secure a tank of Blau-gas as
that is what he uses for cooking pur
poses, and gets it there at less dis
tance to drive than going to Omaha
A letter from Los Angeles where
Henry Amgwert and wife are spend
ing some three or four week at the
home of the sister, Anna, of Mr. Amg
wert, tells of them making the trip
out very pleasantly and without any
disagreeable incident and enjoying
the stay there very nicely.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Schmidt of
Wabash came to Murdock last Mon
day and securing their daughter,
Miss Geraldine, and Mr. and Mrs.
Eddie Craig, drove to Lincoln where
Miss Geraldine desired to secure sup
plies for her beauty parlor and Mr.
Craig some supplies for his barber
Charles Hula, salesman for the
government in the matter of their
sanitary units, was looking after
business matters in Murdock last
Wednesday. With the crew of work
ers they were manufacturing . and
erecting a series of lattice work at
the residence of Rev. Krey at the
church north of Murdock.
Visit Plattsmouth Last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Robson, the
latter a daughter of Edward Gan
away, making their home in Lincoln,
drove to Murdoik last Sunday and
visited for the day with Mr. Gan
away. They all drove to Plattsmouth
where they visited the cemetery and
decorated the graves of friends and
relatives, as well as visiting with
Spend Day in Open.
Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Hitchcock, of
Havelock, Mrs. Hitchcock being
daughter of L. Neitzel and sister
of A. J. Neitzel, came to Murdock
v. ith the other members of the fam
ily last Sunday. All went to South
Bond where they picnicked for the
day and enjoyed their dinner in the
nrn. They returned home in the
evening, the Hitchcock family going
on to their home at Havelock.
Moved to Arlington.
Prof, and Mrs. Unland. the former
who has been superintendent of, the
Murdock schools, with the closing
of the school year, moved to Arling
ton where they will make their home
or a time until the opening of the
echoed year in September when they
will move to the place where he is to
leach the coming year.
Mrs. O. E. Bradford and little
daughter, Sherrill. of Beatrice, came
to Murdock Friday, May 19th where
they joined Mrs. Bradford's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Tool, they
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all driving to Ackley, Iowa, where
they visited over Sunday at the home
of the mother of Mr. Tool, Mrs. Leah
Tool, who was passing her 95th
birthday anniversary. The occasion
was made the more enjoyable as little
Sherill'g third birthday also came on
that date. They found Grandmother
Tool feeling very spry and able to
get around and look after her work.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tool have made
it a practice to visit with the mother
on her birthday for many years.
The latter part of the week kit
tenball games under the flood lights
it the Murdock ball park resulted
as follows: In the first game be
tween Weeping Water and the Tigers
the visitors won 17 to 13, while in
the last game between the Murdock
Dinle school and Alvo the latter won
over the Bible school 11 to 0.
Seme Instructors to Supply.
With the closing of the school
year there was left a number ot
vacancies in the teaching force of
the Murdock schools that will have
to be filled. A superintendent and
coach has been secured in one per
son. Prof. Elbert Miller, while a
number yet remain to be secured.
Attending Annual Convention.
The annual convention of the
Evangelical churches of Nebraska
were gathered in convention at Mil
ford commencing last Tuesday and
continuing the entire remainder ot
the week. Four delegates from the
Murdock vicinity departed early in
the week to attend the gathering,
they being the two ministers, Rev.
F. C. Weber, pastor of the Callahan
church and Rev. Harvey A. Schwab,
pastor of the church in town. Mr.
Herman F. Schweppe, from the
church nortreast of town and Wm.
Stock from the church southwest of
town also attended the entire con
vention. Many members of the three
churches, however were attending
at some time during the week. The
convention concluded their work Sun
day, May 28th. A fuller report of
the work of the convention will ap
Visited with Friends Here.
Mrs. Knospe, wife of Rev. Her
man R. Knospe, who with the hus
band make their home at Calloway
where Rev. Knospc is minister ot
the Evangelical church, arrived in
Murdock accompanied by her two
children, Elton and Adalise and will
visit for some time with friends made
during ther stay here when Rev.
Knospe was minister.
Flayed Night Ball.
Last Tuesday at the floodlighted
ball park of Murdock there were
two games staged, they being be
tween Callahan and Ashland in which
the former team won by a score of
17 to 6. The second game was be
tween Elmwood and the Tigers of
Murdock which resulted in the Tigers
winning 1G to 12.
Will Give Memorial Program.
Rev. Krey, pastor of the Lutheran
Trinity church, two miles north of
Murdock will give a musical pro
gram at the Murdock church, which
has been in preparation for some
Conradt Wehnnan Still Poorly.
Conradt Wehrman, who sustained
a fractured foot and ankle some time
ago. has been kept to his bed since,
and while he is able now to get out
on crutches, his long confinment in
bed has weakened him that it makes
it impossible for him to get about
with the crutches. The advanced
age and weakened condition will
not permit him using them. Uncle
Wehrman has the sympathy of a host
of friends in his confinement who
hope he may soon be able to get about
Class Graduated and Confirmed.
The Murdock circuit graduated
at catechetical class of fifteen mem
bers Sunday evening. May 21, after
pursuing the course of instruction
as furnished through the smaller
catchism of the Evangelical church
The following were granted cer
tificates: Jean Eisile, Carolyn Schaf
er. Norma Jean Lawton, Mildred
Schlaphof, Carol Bornemeier, Lavina
Cordes, Margaret Mills, Darlene
Dieckman, Marcus Rikli. Donald
Rikli. Keith Schmidt, and Stuart
Mills, who have been taught by Mrs.
Albert Bornemeier and John Guehrl
storff, William and Lloyd Vogt of
the Emmanuel church, having been
taught by Mr. August Ruge. The
young people all responded to their
examination in a way to bring credit
to their teachers as well as them
selves. The class chose, "Open My
Eyes" as their class hymn and sang
it very reverently as part of the ser
vice. Want ad arm Mad and almost
invariably ge results. J
Mrs Meta Mueller has added to
her means of transportation a new
Bob Hallstrom has engaged with
Ed Morley as assistant at the service
station and will work there is sum
mer. Miss Frances Dreaury has accept
ed a position as sales lady in the
store of J. H. F. Ruhge, supplying
the place vacated when John Mase
man resigned to go to Lincoln to
Stuart Mascman with the closing
of the Avoca schools departed for
Bertrand where he will spend the
summer working on the farm of Mr.
and Mrs. John Ehlers, aunt and uncle
The Avoca Garden club met last
Monday at the home of Mrs. Lulu
Bass where they enjoyed a very fine
meeting and also made arrangements
for holding a flower show in the
A large number of Avoca ladies
were in Weeping Water last Tuesday
attending the flower show staged by
the Gardeu club of that place. It
was pronounced a very artisti; and
?xcellent display of flowers.
Jess Parmenter, who has been at
Alma, Arkansas engaged with a can
ning company in canning spinach,
arrived in Avoca last week and has
been engaged as cook for Edward
Shackley and will make his home
here for the present.
Mrs. Anna Everett of Union and
daughter, Mrs. Harry Gabelman and
husband were guests last Sunday at
.he home of Mrs. Rachel Everett and
laughter. Miss Leona. They also
visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Edwin Terrell while here.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marquardt and
mother, Mrs. Caroline Marquardt
were out to Utica last week, attend
ing the graduating exercises for the
class of which Miss Jean Barkard,
x cousin of Fred was a member. They
also visited at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Ted Heil and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Freeman and
son "Corkey" were in Weeping Wa
ter last Sunday attending the 37th
wedding anniversary of his parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Freeman who
were married just 37 years ago last
Sunday, and whom with Earl and
wife of Avoca and other relatives
md friends were giving the happy
-ouple a surprise.
The Avoca Grain company have
been busy with a number, of improve
ments at the elevator, among which
is a new conveyor belt and t-ups for
the handling of theg rain and also
a platform in the driveway which
will make the work at the grain
Mesdames Edward Wilcox and
Wayne Propst, both of Jacksonville,
Florida, arrived in Avoca one day
last week and have been visiting at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Hall
strom. The visitors with Mrs. Hall
strom were visiting friends in Omaha
To Attend Columbia University.
Supt. Softly of the Avoca schools
with the wife will soon depart for
New York where they will spend the
summer. Professor Softly will attend
Columbia University for a short sum
mer course and they will make their
home there during the time.
Notice of Indebtedness.
The Avoca Grain company
Avoca, Nebraska, has to report it has
no outstanding indebtedness at the
closeo f business on May 1st, 1939.
FRED MARQUARDT, Sec
retary Avoca Grain Co.
Enjoyed Fine Visit Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marquardt were
icst and hostess last Sunday when
they had as guests Mrs. Caroline
Marquardt, mother of Fred. Ted Hile
and family of Beaver Crossing, Jean
Barkard and Mrs. Minta Barkard. her
mother, of Utica, and Dr. and Mrs.
J. W. Brendel, who were also cele
brating the passing of their wedding
Brings Daughter Home.
Henry Jourgcsen was in Omaha
last Sunday where he was visiting
at the heme of a sister, and where
his little daughter, Peggy, who is
five years old has been since her
birth, when her mother died, and
where the little one has been cared
for until now, when she accompanied
her father to Avoca and will make
her home here.
Many Enjoy Alumni Banquet.
The alumni banquet of the Avoca
schools was held at the school last
Friday evening when some seventy
five of the former graduates and
friends were gathered to celebrate
the clsing of the schol year. Miss
Mattie Voyles was toastmistress and
nroved very capable. Toasts were re
sponded to by Fred Marquardt on
"The Alumni"; by Charles Stutt,
president of this year's graduating
;lass. A trio composed of Jean Stutt
ind Wilma Stutt, violins, and Charles
Stutt, bass voil, provided some fine
mu6ic, which was also added to by
a cornet duet by Calvin Carsten and
John Marquardt. The Ladies' Aid of
the Congregational church provided
the eats, which were served by the
Have Free Pictures.
'"re business men ;f Awe a ha.e
arranged for free moving pictures
for Avoca for the summer by the
same party who presented the shows
last year. The first show was held
last Tuesday and was attended by
a large number. -
Here for Banquet.
Among those here to attend the
alumni banquet and visit friends and
relatives last week were Mr. and
Mrs. Floyd Graham of Lincoln; Mr.
and Mrs. John Freiselman of Coun
cil Bluffs, Iowa; Glen Dunbar and
wife of Auburn.
Surprise Mrs. Marquardt.
Mrs. H. H. Marquardt was passing
her natal day last Sunday and was
surprised by a number of friends
and relatives at a dinner held at the
home Those there for the occasion
were Albert Cockel and family of
Omaha; Ted Hale and family of
Beaver Crossing; Mrs. Barkard and
daughter, Jean, of Utica; Dr. and
Mrs. J. B. Brendel and Caroline Mar
quardt and Fred Marquardt and fam
ily. Visited in Avoca.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Noise or
Clinton, Okla., Mrs. Rose Jackson of
Oklahoma City, Okla.. and Anderson
Oorbin of Oklahoma City were here
visiting their nephew and cousin,
Elmer Corbin of Avoca. Andrew
Corbin is an old pioneer of Otoe
countj. Their home was one mile
outh and one mile east of Otoe. He
will be 92 years old his next birth
day. He visited the graves of his
mother and father -who are buried
on the home place, as in the early
days there were no cemeteries in the
country. Mr. Corbin's mother and
father came to Nebraska from Dud
ley, Mass. His father, Joshua Cor
bin died and was buried on the
borne place near Otoe in 1858. His
mother, Elvira Corbin died in 1878.
Miss Doris Cordes of Omaha came
Sunday to visit her parents.
The "Nifty Needles" sewing club
met with Helen Blum Friday.
Sunday evening callers at the J. L.
Carnicle honie were Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Martin Zaar and Miss Flor
ence Zaar called on Mrs. Cora Camp
bell Tuesday forenoon.
Mrs. Albert Glaubitz of Platts
mouth visited Sunday and Monday
with Mrs. F. J. Knecht.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Ruemelen of Crab
Orchard were Sunday dinner guests
t the Fred Cordes home.
Mrs. Wm. Blum, Helen and Herbert
and the Hartman twins called on
Mrs. Albert Blum Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Kupke and
jhirley and James Carson called at
Wm. Blum's Sunday evening.
Miss Grace Christeusen of Central
City speut the week end at the Bern
ard Dill home. The ladies are sis
ters. Mrs. Bernard Dill and Jamie and
Miss Grace Christensen of Central
City called at the V. D. Livers home
The boys 4-H club will have a bird
hike Saturday morning at 5 o'clock
in order to observe the "early birds"
and their songs.
Mrs. Henry Staudcr, formerly of
South Bend, now of Ashland, who
was very ill last week is now able
to be up again.
Quite a number of people from
South Bend attended the picture
"Union Pacific" at the Ashland the-
atere Friday and Saturday nights.
They enjoyed the picture very much.
The eighth grade pupils who at
tended the graduation exercises in
Weeping Water were Jean Thiessen,
Richard Haswell and Kenneth Car
nicle. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Carnicle
took them. !
Lavina Cordes returned to the
home of her parents Sunday after
having spent the past week with her
grandmother, Mrs. Mary Ruemelin
at Tecumseh. Her grandmother had
been ill with flu.
The grasshopper situation is again
becoming alarming. In many fields,
yards and gardens thousands of the
small ones are found already dam
aging the vegetation. Rain is needed
very badly in this section.
Miss Florence Zaar, who has com
pleted a successful year as teacher
in the David City schools in the
sighth grade, returned to her home
Friday for a visit with her parents
befcre starting to summer school. She
plans to return to David City in
S. C. Hardnock has had two sick
horses recently fromNpasturing sweet
Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Mickle and son
were fishing Sunday at the Mem
Mrs. Arthur Klyver and Mrs
Maves of Lincoln called on Mrs.
Klymer Thursday afternoon.
Mrs. Glenn Dimmitt and Kendall
visited Mis. W. A. McReynalds in
Ashland Wednesday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Coatman and
con, and Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Mickle
and son were in Ashland Friday eve
ning to see "Union Pacific."
Charles Stout is visiting relatives
in Illinois. He went on theb us Sat
urday and will remain for a few
weeks with relatives and friends.
Several cases of measles have been
reported in town but all are recov
ering nicely. Because school closed
last week for vacation not many had
to be absent from school.
Mrs . Frank Taylor entertained
seven guests at a pinochle party
Wednesday afternoon at her home.
The ladies enjoyed a pleasant after
noon and a delicious lunch.
Jake Daugherty who suffered from
an attack of appendicitis about 10
rays ago is feeling quite well again.
Jake has had two attacks this spring.
Friends are glad he is quite well
Mrs. Fairfield who went to Illi
nois to be with her ill mother a
ouple of week ago has not returned
home. She reports her mother is
some improved at times and pther
limes she is worse. Mrs. Fairfield
iloes not know when she may return
Mrs. Joe Parsell who has been re
covering from a broken shoulder
suffered a light stroke of paralysis
late Saturday night. But she is re
ported to be recovering very rapidly
and making a satisfactory gain.
The doctor removed the cast from
her shoulder and she was able to
assist with the hulling of their first
peas from the garden Wednesday.
Has Car Accident.
When en route to Lincoln Mon
day evening, Arthur Dinges' car was
hit by the Joe Otley car five miles
west of Alvo.
Mr. and Mrs. Dinges were on their
way to a Lincoln hospital where
Mr. Dinges' mother was seriously ill.
Joe Otley, who lives near Prairie
Home was on his way to hl3 mother's
home. He received a broken thigh
bone as well as severe cuts and
bruises about the body. He was taken
to the Lincoln General hospital.
Mrs. tMnges suffered from shock
and bruises but otherwise neither
Mr. and Mrs. Dinges were reported
to be hurt. Both cars were badly
Elmer Rosenow took Mr. and Mrs.
Dinges into Lincoln later in the eve
ning to visit the ill mother.
The S.O.S. Garden club held their
annual flower show at the church
basement Friday afternoon. May 19.
As usual the ladies had a very nice
exhibit. Lets of beautiful iris, potted
plants, few peonies, painted daisies,
tulips, etc., were among the ex
hibits. Mrs. Clarence Froelich played two
piano solos and the Mothers-Daughters
Council club presented a little
play for entertainment. A large
crowd of ladies were in attendance.
Here From California.
Mrs. Verle Rosenow and small son
are visiting relatives and friends for
l few weeks. Mrs. Rosenow's parents,
Mr. "and Mrs. Sexton live at Eagle.
Vcrle is a brother of Elmer and Carl
Rosenow of Alvo. Mrs. Rosenow is
a former Alvo teacher.
School Closes With Picnic.
Friday the local school closed with
the annual picnic and school exhibit.
The picnic was held in the school
house at noon. All present enjoyed a
delicious meal with plenty of iced
tea and ice cream for all. The exhibit
was held in the various rooms with
the students' work on display. A
large number attended.
Mother Dies at Lincoln.
Mrs. S. L. Dinges, 71, mother of
our townsman. Arthur Dinges, was
born June 2, 1868 in Denmark, her
name being Mary Larson, coming
to American when 16 years of age.
She was united in marriage to S. L.
Dinges slightly over 50 years ago
md has made her home in Nebraska
since. The husband preceded her in
death some three or four years ago.
Mrs. Dinges had been in fair health
until recently and was with her son
iere, becoming seriously ill was taken
to a Lincoln hospital some three
weeks ago. She passed away at the
Institution last Thursday. Mr. Dinges
and wife were very solicitous for
her welfare, visiting the hospital
2vcry day and most of the time re
maining all night. They received a
call last Thursday and hurried to
Lincoln, the mother passing away
soon after they arrived.
The funeral was held in Lincoln
today (Monday) and burial had at
Ther are left to mourn the passing
of the mother, George Dinges of Una
dilla, Mrs. Merle Cash of Lincoln and
Arthur Dinges of Alvo.
Alvin Holmes, Jr., visited the John
Vant home Thursda-.
Jack Nickols went to Denver to
work in the Burlington shops.
Prof. Warren and family of Val
paraiso attended the school picnic.
Raymond Howard and Rex Grib
ble are working at Weeping Water.
Shirley Anderson of Wahoo visited
the past week at the Landengrcn
Mr. and Mrs. Benson and son of
Central City visited at the John
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Meyers of Mount
Ayr, Iowa, are visiting at the Mrs.
Henry Meyers home.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Lamb of Papil
lion attended commencement exer
cises Thursday evening.
Mrs. Frank Rowe of Alliance, Mr.
and Mrs. John Young of Sevecy, HI..
Otis Young of Ashland visted Mrs.
Fanny Sayles Wednesday evening.
Greenwood Memorial services will
be held at the M. E. church at 10
a. m. The annual dinner will be
served at noon in the Anderson
Dorcas was entertained Friday
afternoon at the church by Mis.
Chris Armstrong and Mrs. Mattie
Orval Palmquist who has been
vir.iting here from California has re
turned home. He was accompanied
by his brother, Ralph.
Mrs. Fanny Sayles went to Omaha
Saturday morning to be with her
mother, Mrs. Young of Ashland, who
underwent an operation.
Woman's club will meet at Le
gion hall June 7th for a 1 o'clock
covered dish luncheon. All members
ire requested to be present.
Mrs. Mattie Armstrong returned
acme Thursday from staying at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. Wallis
Ferris who has been ill and in the
hospital, but much improved now.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Carlson and
daughter of Tuscon, Arizona, will
arrive Thursday for a visit with her
sister, Mrs. Ben Howard and mother,
Mrs. Ruth Dyer and other relatives.
Mrs. Lillian Richards received a
message Saturday morning that her
mother, Mrs. W. A. Stewart of South
Bend, Wash., had passed away. Mrs.
Stewart was a long time resident of
Greenwood and the body is being
brought to Greenwood for burial.
Word was received Friday evening
from Bryan Memorial hospital that
Miss Marion Hartsook was not get
ting along so well. It was necessary
to give her a blood transfusion Sat
urday. Her fathcy O. N. Hartsook
and Earl Hartsook went up Satur
The annual school picnia was well
attended Friday. A long table in the
auditorium was piled high with sand
wiihes, salads, pickles, pies, cakes,
cookies and fruit. The Woman's club
served a delicious ice cold drink to
all. After the dinner the high school
baseball team played the Lincoln
Teachers college, winning the game.
A large crowd gathered at the
school auditorium Thursday evening
for the commencement exercises. The
stage was decorated in bouquets of
beautiful flowers. Following was the
Processional Grand March Militaire
Mrs. Vedah Hall
Invocation Rev. J. B. Williams
Violin Duet "Shubert's Serenade"
Miss Ruth McKinney and
Address "The Zest of Living"
Dr. W. H. Morton,
Chairman of Dept. of Secondary
"Thank God for a Garden"
Teresa Del Riego
High School Girls
Benediction Rev. J. B. Williams
Diplomas were presented to the
class by J. S. Gribble, president of
the school board. Prof. W. Earl
Dyer presented 1he scholarships,
first being given to Miss Josephine
Lewis and second to Miss Esther Vin
Miss Laverne Adair, daughter of
Mrs. Howard Richards, and James
Armstrong, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Armstrong were quietly mar
ried in Lincoln Saturday morning.
They were accompanied by Mrs.
Richards and Charles Armstrong.
The young couple wil live on a farm
west of Greenwood. They have the
congratulations and best wishes of
their many friends.
Charles Schaffer of Murdock was
looking after business in Wabash
Frank Marshall injured one H
!iis hips so severely that he lias found
tt very difficult to get about.
Mr. and Mrs. Sherman Harding
were guests at the home of frieudj
at .Eagle last Sunday.
Newton V. Wood and Roy Lane of
Elmwood were in Wabash Wednesday
distributing crushed stone to m nd
ad pla t's in the roads in the vicin
ity of Wabash.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Rchniiut wni
to Murdock last Monday, picking up
their daughter, Geraldine and Mr.
and Mrs. Eddie Craig and drove to
Lincoln where they ppent the day
looking after business and chopping.
Road Overseer Iuia Schmidt is
taking advantage of a lull in the
hauling of crushed rock to regular
prejects and is getting some of the
-.vailable rock for using at approaches
of bridges where there has been
washing and difficult to mak "stay
put" with dirt.
Eupturcs Ligament in Leg.
While out in the pasture looking
aver his herd of cattle Ralph Richard:)
iteppsd in a hole or uneven place
in the ground which turned hi.
:mkle in such a manner as to rup
ture a ligament which has caused
him great plain, also causing the
member to swell to twice its nor
mal size. The do. tor nays it will !
many weeks before the injury shall
have gotten well again.
Speed Limit Causes Truck Changes.
Recent changes in the speed at
which trucks may operate I mm '.'
per to 40 miles, has allowed faster
driving of trucks and as most recent
ly built trucks have an ordinary
speed of 40 miles per hour, the for
mer models find it difficult to keep
pace in competition with later ones.
As John Wood operated a former
model in the hauling of gravel or
crushed rock found it difficult to
"keep in the procession' with th"
others, he has been desiring to make
a change in his truck gears and find
ing a quiet spell made the change
Church Euilding Sold.
The Rev. R. lull as spokesman,
and other members of a committee of
the Methodist church were in Wa
bash one day last week conducting
a sale of the old church building,
the disposal of which has been a
"mooted question" for some time. The
building at the sale went to Watson
lonea for the consideration of $14'J,
while the furnace sold for ?L.5o and
a book case for 50c, thse being -luircd
by Emmet t Cook, the mail car
rier of Elmwood. Much tlk was
caused by the disposal of the build
ing as it leaves the town with no
place for any gathering, not even a
Finds Den of Coyotes.
While Howard Colbert was look
ing over his corn field to ascertain
how it was coming his attention v as
attracted to a hole in the side or a
ank and upon investigation found a
nest of six coyotes which he cap
tured and with Parker Otto took to
Plattsmouth to claim the award al
lowed by the county for their c:ip-
ture. Whatever that may be does not
matter r,o much as there are six
coyotes which cannot raid the hen
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