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THURSDAY. AUGUST 28. 1919.
PLATTSMOUTII SEMI-WEEKLY JOURNAL
FAOI TO. El
REGISTRATION ALXOST REACHES
THE HUNEREE MARK ON
THE OPENING DAY
GOOD INSTRUCTORS PROCURED
By County Superintendent Alpha
Peterson Teachers Exhitit
Interest in Work.
From Tuesday's Ta;iv.
The Cass County Teachers Insti
t'i.' convened at the Plattsmouth
High school building at 9:30 Mon
day morning. Tlie attendance :it
the first session was very encotir;:g
i:.g. considering tlie unfavorable
w.atlur conditions, and tlie inter
est and enthusiasm displayed by
the Cats county teachers promise
well for the schools of Cass county
during the coming year.
Miss Petersen has spared no ef
fort to arrai'-g-? a mo.-t iit'til ::nd
a: the same time entertaining pro
sram. Site has cho.-en instructors
with the bet of training and exper
ience, who are familiar with school
problems and in sympathy with
teachers and their problems.
Mr. Geo. W. I!rovr. head of the
department of rural .ducat ion at
t'.ie Peru normal is presenting
special won; in arithmetic, gram
mar and language. at:d some more
general lectures on school prob
lems and rural education. In the
latter talks any public spirited per
son would find much of interest. Mr.
Tircwn. in attomptin to show the
relation of tl. school to society,
fiuoted that "the school was horn in
the home, fo-'ered by the church,
supported by tlie state and demand
ed by the bu-ir.c-s world." lie out
lines the five fallowing elements of
every school. I 1 t the general pub-
lie. U the director'--. (?.) the course
of study. 4i the teachers. (5) the
pui'ils. Mr. Brown is making a
very forceful presentation of the so
cm! and economic imnortar.ee of
the school. its dependence upon
pi-neral ;-H;il organization and th.e
reliance of the business world upon
Miss Clara Hohl of Lincoln, has
charge of primary work, and is do
ins excellent work in defining prob
lems fnd outlining methods for pri
mary tt-ach rs in reading, numbers
and seat work. Miss Hohl is thor
oughly familiar with children and
child psychology, she is informed on
all progressive educational move-
men's and is briniring much val
uable in format ion to Cass county's
Miss Marie Kaui'manr.. supervisor
;' penmanship in the l'lattsmouth
schools needs no introduction in the
county. She is a te;cher of unus
ual licernmt .it . ability and exper
ience; .!: is an especially capable
penman and has accomplished mar
velous results in her work in Platts
mouth. Miss Kaufmann is doing
particularly valuable work in the
institute since the importance of
good training: in penmanship is
realized to be paramount.
Miss Helen Harp, who comes di
rectly from a summer of special
training in the University of Chi
cago is pre-t ::t ir.g some of the new
Vi i mulcrial on niejita.l tests and
ftand.'.rdied school tosis. The work
in standardized te-ts i.-: o;i of the
most, progressive rea tares of present
etluea u rial developments. Many of
the tests are only in an experimental
stage and it is important for all
teachers to obtain f nfcrmotion con
cvrni:!: them, and t make an ei
f .rt i. ketp in tot.di with progress
al-.m.T this ii::.- through turrtnt euu
Pp?c":'.l features this r.:rning
v. T.- ( ii'Tiis . iti.uiiu; led by Mrs. 1".
'. Wcsci tt :nd reading by Miss
Pernice Newell. Mrs. Wesoott and
iier unusual musical talent are well
known in Plattsmouth. She gave
many valuable suggestions which
will be ; radically helpful to pub
lic school teachers, and created a
wonderfully responsive atmosphere
during; the few minutes she had
with the teachers this morning.
Miss Xewells selections were es
pecially appropriate and well rend
ered, and met with a most enthus
iastic response from her audience.
Registration to Date
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five teachers who have registered to
and including the morning session
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Pyron Arries was among those
going to Omaha this afternoon to
spend a few hours with friends in
P. A. Hild and son Ray. came up
yesterday afternoon from their
home near Murray and spent a few
hours in this city.
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GATHER AT HOME
OF MRS. E. J. FARRAR
ramily Reunion in Honor of Two
Grandsons Who Have Returned
From Overseas Service.
From Tuesday's Daily.
A very plea-sant reunion was held
Sunday at tlie home of Mrs. E. J.
Farrar in this city when the mem
bers of the family gathered to cele
lirate the twentieth birthday anni
versary of her grandson, Kalph
Karrar and also the return of her
grandson Glen Knott from overseas.
A delicious chicken dinner was serv- i
ed and three beautiful cakes were ;
presented to the grandsons in honor !
j of the happy event that had brought '
them all toother. Music on the
vietrola was enjoyed during the day
and the members of the family were
treated to a number of interesting
stories from the boys of their exper
iences "over there" loth in the cam
paigns in France and along the
Rhine in Germany. Neither of these
two young men knew' of the where
abouts of the other during .their
stay in Europe although they were
within ten miles of each other dur
ing the battle of the Argoune
Meuse. ' ' . .
These present from out of .town
were: Mrs. J. J- Cranier, daughter
of Mrs. Farrar, of Dunlap. Iowa.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Hopkins of
Omaha. Mrs. Glen Knott of Brook
lyn. X. Y.. Mrs. Frances Welsh and
ciai.zht?r Grjce, and wster. Mii-f.
Lulu Johnson of Burlington, Kan.
Those from this city enjoying the
occasion were: Henry Hesse and
family, Roy Mayfield and family. II.
H. Kuhney and family and James
A PLEASANT HOME GATHERING.
Ftom Tuesday's Daily.
A pleasant family reunion was
held at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Peter Schmitz at Paul. Nebraska,
yesterday, in which all the children
of this estimable family gathered to
spend the day with the parents and
onCe more have the family circle
made complete. All of the children
of Mr. and Mrs. Schmitz were pres
ent to enjoy the event. A three
course dinner was served during the
noon hour that. Vas much : enjoyed
!by the members of the party and
during the course of the afternoon
ice cream and cake was served to
the members of the party.
It was late in the evening when
the happy gathering separated, all
feeling that the event had been one
that 'will long be remembered by the
parents and children as one of the
happiest of their lives. The child
ren who were present were ' Mrs.
John Oldberger, Milwaukee, Wiscon
sin; Martha and Mary Schmitz, sis
ters of the convent of St. Francis,
Milwaukee; Will Schmitz; Anton
Schmitz and family, of Plattsmouth;
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Krufel; Mr. and
Mrs. Al Schmitz and family; Mr.
and Mrs. Peter Schmitz and family.
RECEIVES SAD NEWS.
Rev. Neumarker of Columbus,
and Rev. Wencke of Grand Island,
who were here visiting with Rev.
Robert Kantzendorf, ' west of the
city, departed this morning for
Omaha on their way home.
fretn Tus(lii y's Iaily.
J. M. Young of this city tod;i re
ceived announcement of the !ath
in Denver on Saturday. Augutt :!,
of Mrs. Kmnia L. McBrooin. an a'inf
of Mr. Young's. This lady wns at
the time of her death eighty-t hreu
years of age. She was the widow cf
Isaac McBroom. who passed any
several years aso, and with her bus
band came to Mills county, lov. ;i. In
1855 and resided there for a 'wnl
many years, until the family r m-jv-ed
to Colorado to retide. The de
ceased lady was well known to a
number of the old residents of usr
William Brantner was a pa dens
er tin.; rfternoon for Omaha to
spend a few hours looking after
some business matters.
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