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PLATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
THURSDAY. NOV. 7, 1929.
River view Club
Has a Very Fine
Group of Meetings
Organization South of Plattsmouth
Has Built Excellent Com
BANKERS ATTEND MEETING
The Hottest Film that
Ever Sizzled on
The Riverside club, one of the
many rural organizations in tne
county that is operating in con
nection with the extension depart
ment of the state university through
the county agents and the Cass Coun
ty Farm Bureau, has made a very
fine advance in the past season and
held a number of excellent me t-
Youth! Beauty! Jazz! Speed! A real in gs which have largely attended by
rnllfP lifp nirturp that is takine- the the members and their families.
i... c re-J The club met on October 15th at
ibuuuj uy the home of Mr. and Mrs. William
ciacks! A football game cram jam D wheeler. "Oak wood" where the
packed with a barrel of wallops, members had arranged an evening
Ccllegiates' shrieks and shebas ca- session in the form of a weinier
.. j . . roast, and the members spent the
vortmg around m the fastest film eveni' in the enjoyment of the fine
moonlight by which many games
were played and the weiniers and
From Wednesday's Dally
i ne state bankers convention
which is being held this week at
the Hotel Paxton in Omaha, was at
tended ty a large number of the
local bankers today as H. A. Sch
neider, president of the Plattsmouth
State bank and T. II. Pollock, presi
dent and H. F. Patterson, cashier
cf the Farmers State bank were in
Omaha for the entire days session
while for the evening meeting Carl
Schneider, Howard Davis with Frank
A. Cloidt, cashier of the Plattsmouth
State bank were at the session and
to enjoy the many special features
arranged for the visiting bankers
ycu have ever seen.
ON THE SCREEN
A NICE ACT OF
No Advance in Admission Prices
10 and 250
w-i i graafian
of the Vatican
Father John Hagen, S. J., Only One
Among 518 Residents There;
He Is Naturalized.
Vatican City, Nov. 5. One lone
citizen of American origin and he
a naturalized one stands out among
the 51S "subjects" of the new Vati
can City state.
lie is father John Hagen, S. J.,
director of the Vatican observatory.
Born an Austrian and naturalized
American while at Georgetown uni
versity, he has been fulfilling his
functions at the Vatican for about a
quarter of a century.
Out of the 518 citizens or sub
jects. 3S9 headed by the pope him
self are of Italian origin, albeit Pius
XI was actually born an Austrian
subject, his birthplace, Desio, near
Milan, being under Hapaburg domin
ation at the time he came into the
world. The Swiss, in view of their
century-old privilege of furnishing
the papal guard, came next with 113,
while the French have 11. This last
number includes their nation's "Car
dinal of Curia," His Eminence Alexis
Germany has five Vatican citizens
headed by the venerable Jesuit, Car
dinal Ehrie, librarian of the Vati
can. Spain has two, one being Car
dinal Merry del Val. former secretary
of state and now arch-priest of the
St. Peter's Balilica. Austria and Hol
land, with one citizen each, are rep
resented by their two curia cardinals.
Their Eminences Fruewiith and Van
The only other two nations to be
represented by one borrowed citizen
each are Norway and Abyssinia. The
latter shatters all beliefs in prece
dents by being a Jew.
This singular citizen of the pope's
own state will not remain much
longer in the faith of his fathers,
however. Before the constitution of
the Vatican City was effected. Ilagos
Fessuh, native of Alitena in Abys
sinia, had already announced his in
tion of becoming a Roman Catholic;
and being attached in a special ca
pacity to the Ethiopian seminary,
which is on Vatican soil, wa3 di
rected to remain there pending com
pletion of his spiritual preparation
for baptism and the succeeding sac
raments. Once he has been admitted
to the church, the pope will reign
over 518 subjects, who are 100 per
The students of the Ethiopian
seminary itself are not counted
among the denizens of the Vatican,
since their residence is only transi
tory. For disciplinary and admin
istrative purposes, though, they will
Wanted in Still
Charles Webb Apprehended Working
on Farm, Held on Rape Charge
Man Denies Charge
From Wednesday's Daily
Yesterday afternoon Deputy Sher
iff Rex Young and Pat H((l motored
out to the Fred Druecker farm where
they took into custody a man engaged
in corn shucking and who it is claim
ed is Charles Webb, wanted at Still
water, Oklahoma, on the charge of
The arrest of the man has been
sought by the Oklahoma authorities
since last April and from the descrip
tion sent here of the wanted man, the
arrest was made here vesterdnv nnd
be nominally under the sway of the Georgia Creamer. After the business the man lodgred in the county jail
governor of the city-state until the
completion of their studies.
Two new citizens have been born
within the Vatican confines since
February 11, 1929, when it was pro
claimed a sovereign territory. The
children of other citizens for the
present attended schools , in Italian
territory; that is. In Rome itself. In
a short time it is intended that the
Vatican shall have its .own primary,
grammar and high schools. World-Herald.
Petition for U.
I other dainties provided for were dis
posed of by the. members of the
The club met on Friday, Novem
ber 1st, at the home of Mrs. Frank
Hull where the members took up the
regular lessons of the course pro
vided by the county agents and
which was in the making and design
ing of linens and table covering and
which covered many interesting
ideas for the ladies and the lesson
was given very ably by the project
leaders, Mrs. Major Hall and Mrs.
session of the club had been dis
posed of, the hostess assisted by Mrs.
Harold Hull, served a very dainty
and delicious luncheon that all en
joyed to the utmost. ,
Mrs. H. L. Gayer, one of the club
leaders, was at Weeping Water on
Monday to attend the group chair
men of Cass county which was held
at the office of the county agent and
the chairmen were addressed by Miss
Mary Ellen Brown and Mr. Gould of
the extension edpartment of the uni
versity on the winter program of
study and County Agents D. D. Wain-
scott and Jessie Baldwin were also
present to assist in the meeting and
giving many valuable suggestion as
to the work. At the meeting Mrs.
H. A. Tool of Murdock was selected
as county chairman of the group
and Mrs. Gayer the assistant chairman.
to await the coming of the Okla
The man arrested denied any
knowledge of the crime and stated
that his name was Jack Webb instead
of Charles and that he had not been
in Oklahoma for two years, but his
description is that of the man that
the Oklahoma authorities are seek
ing and he was held in the jail here
for further identification.
for the Year
Ladies Hold a I fCrflM WflMntfThUBTrS
D : c :
1 rctl5G JCI Vice m calls or Good Food r?tid Lots oC It
Missionary Society of Church Hold
Very Fine Program at Fellow
ship Room Tuesday
Friends Point Out Nebraska Needs
Man to Work With and Help
STUDY CLUB MEETS
W. G. Kieck Again Named as Chair
man of the Plattsmouth Chap
ter of This Organization
The members of the Plattsmouth
4th, chapter of the American Red Cross
held a meeting yesterday at the of
fice of County Attorney W. G. Kieck
the purpose of the meeting being to
year and to make arrangements for
the annual roll call for membership
that will be started on Armistici
day, Monday November 11th am
The Lewiston Study club met at
the home of Mrs. J. W. Hendricks.
Monday afternoon, November
Lincoln, Nov. 5. Petitions con- with Mrs. Fred Campbell assistant
taining 10,356 names of republican hostess.
voters were filed with the secretary! The meetlne was ODened bp sing-
of state here Tuesday asking that ing "The Star Spangled Banner," fol- organize the chapter for the coming
the name of W. M. Stebbins, state lowed by the salute to the flag and
treasurer, be placed upon the re- the Lord's Prayer, after which Mrs.
publican primary ballot as a candi- George Toman gave two vocal selec-
dnte for the TTnftorl Stntoa connto I r, TJol ivo Tf All Tfnoo V.n-
, ' i nunc, uww ...v, it .... lii tv, o l-;
next year. dearing Young Charms." and -Flow r ' "1 "Zr m""" "
which to accept the filing. He said Mrs. Victor Wehrbein gave a read
at Lincoln Tuesday that he would ing entitled "Around the Corner."
consider the matter carefully before The program was closed by sing
deciding what to do. ing the "Nebraska Slogan Song."
Friends of the state treasurer said The roll call was answered by tell-
Tuesday that he would accept the ing something which the club could
filing and make the race for sen- od that would benefit the commun-
ator. If he does he will be the third ity.
man in the contest. As a matter of new business the
Others File. members voted a contribution to the
Lieutenant Governor George A
for the ensuing
Chairman William G.
Secretary Mrs. C. A. Rosencrans.
Treasurer H. A. Schneider
Executive committees A. H. Dux-
bury. Frank H. Smith, W. A. Robert
In the past year the local chapter
general federation, for the erection has expended some $234 in local re-
Williams has made a personal filing of a chapel at the federal prison for lief and also has contributed to the
with the secretary of state and Sen- women at Alderson. Wes Virginia, ffund for the Walthill and nothern
ator George W. Norris will do so in Mrs. George Park led the parlia- Nebraska tornado sufferers as well
a few days. mentary drill. as taking part In the contributions
Thfl StehhTna nptltirma wpro tiled Mra T V. T.nnrnster ot the studv made for other relief work where
hv F .T Loutcenheiner hnnVsr nf LorlnH all present tnlfine- an active all was made by the national organ-
O ni i In irf 51 iwl rlmirninn of f hp noft in H iamiaal n tr tba laacrrm "Our ization of the Red Cross.
Dawson county republican central Desires Can We Achieve Them?" The local chapter is desirious of
committee. The hostesses served delicious re- securing as large a memoersnip
Mr. Lotcenheiser said that he took freshments.
Thomas Walling Company J
Abstracts of Title
charge of the work of circulatins
the petitions some weeks ago as
chairman of a state-wide committee.
He said the petitions contained
names from 68 counties.
Need Hoover Aid.
"Nebraska needs a man in the
United States senate who can
and will co-operate with the ad
ministration in power," said
Loutcenheiser, in a prepared
'Mt Nebraska is going for
ward it must go forward by the
election of public officials who
will co-operate with the admin
istration at Washington. The
great need of Nebraska is the
election next fall of public offi
cials who will thus co-operate.
Nebraska will not go forward
by election of men who will an
tagonize the administration on
every public question."
The meeting adjourned to meet at
the home of Mrs. Will Wehrbein,
for the next meeting.
possible this fall in order that the
chapter may secure the small local
fees to apply on the relief work which
is especially heavy in the winter sea
son in this community.
AUXILIARY RECEIVES HONOR OFFER REWARD FOR BANDITS
The local unit of the American
Hiipnn n Mnv K. Tlank band
Legion Auxiliary has received an in-dead Qr a,;ye are worth ?li000
vnHiion Hum iuC umdu uuu o! ln south Dakota. The protective com
Auxiliary to join in the banquet and
reception that will be tendered on
Saturday evening to the national
commander of the American Legion
and Mrs. Donald McCrea of Council
Bluffs, Iowa, national president of
the American Legion Auxiliary.
mittee of the South Dakota Bankers'
association Tuesday voted to post a
reward of $1,000 for the "legal cap
ture" of bank bandits and burglars.
A $1,000 reward was authorized
for the person or persons responsible
for the arrest of the bandit who rob-
The Plattsmouth ladies have one of ked the Artag bank Qct 31
Phillip Hanson, who confessed the
robbery, was sentenced to prison
the livest units in the state and a
large group of them are planning on
attending the banquet and enjoying Tuesday'
LUC cvtriiius vviiii nit; ecnfitc lutru aim
women from all parts of the state
who will be gathered for the event.
The dinner and reception will be
State Treasurer Stebbins is serv- held at the Hotel Rome and the price
ing his second term. He served for per Piate to all will be $1.25. Those
As a result of a survey among
member banks, the association's pro-
fppMvo rnmmlHuo nerepd to DOSt &
"reward of $1,000 for legal capture,
dead or alive, of any person or per
sons attempting to rob a subscribing
several seasons as a state representa- who are expecting to go should get " w 3wi h 1, burg
r r-,, . t A. k . t i- a. member bank with fiiearma or Durg
a member of the last constitutional
convention. He is a pioneer of west
ern Nebraska and a homesteader.
iim kmm Mures
WITH EACH DOZEN AT
(During November Only)
Studio Open Sunday from
21:30 p. m. to 400 p. m.
8x10 Portrait Free with each $10 Order!
tive from Dawson county and was hn touch with Mrs. Robert Will, pres
ident of the local unit so that reser
vations may be made for them.
The local Legion post members and
Auxiliary are also invited to be pres
ent at the dedication of the new
building at Nebraska City on Wed
nesday, November 13th and it Is ex
pected that a large number will be
larizing said bank. The reward for
the capture is to be paid upon the
conviction of the guilty party or
Members of the association voted
almost unanimously for the reward.
Within 10 months nine robberies or
attempted robberies of South Dakota
banks have been reported.
CONDITION STILL CRITICAL
DETROIT HAS CLOSE VOTE
From Wednesday's Dally
The latest reports received here
by relatives of the condition of Miss
Lydia Weckbach at the St. Eliza
beth's hospital at Lincoln, is that the
patient is still in a critical condition
and the members of her family have
been called to the bedside of the
patient and indicating that her con
dition is very dangerous and recov
ery extremely doubtful.
Mrs. Max Bowman was among the
visitors in Omaha today where she
was called to spend a few hours in
that city looking after some matters
Detroit The closest race in the
history of Detroit mayoralty elec
tions developed as official returns in
the nonpartlsou contest between
former Mayer John W. Smith and
Charles W. Bowles, former judge of
the recorder's court, were tabulated.
After Smith had led by a small mar
gin in the early count, Bowles Jump
ed ahead and was leading by 3,500
votes with 726 precincts out of 852
reported. The official count was
Bowles 105,052; Smith 101,496.
The Journal does Xaw Brief print
ine. Tell your lawyer you would
of business and visiting with friends, j Jjke your brief printed at home.
From Wednesdays DaSlv
J he Presbyterian Women's Mis
sionary society held a very fine meet
ing on Tuesday afternoon at the Fel
lowship room and a very pleasing
number of the ladies were present
to take part in the meeting and to
enjoy the fine program that had been
arranged for the afternoon.
m l . ..
i ue room nau oeen made very
oeautllul with a largo basket of red
roses, the bright hued berries and
leaves that added to the cheerfullness
and charm of the pleasant room. The
decorative features of the occasion
were in charge of Mrs. Frank A.
Cloidt and Mrs. II. F. Ooos, who also
acted as receiving hostesses.
Mrs. Stephen A. Wiles conducted
the devotional services of the after
noon and presided over the meeting
and program in her usual pleasant
Messages were read from the mis
sionaries supported by the church
of this state, these being given by
-Mrs. li. (j. McCIuskv.
A very delightful diversion of the
afternoon was the impersonation
given by Miss Nickum.
In the musical portion of the pro
gram, Mrs. James T. Begley, one of
the popular vocalists of the city was
heard in a delightful mimber, "Sil
ent oice by Roma, Mrs. Goos serv
ing a3 the accompanist. Miss Mar-
jorie Arn also added to the charm
of this portion "of the program with
a delightful piano number that ap
pealed to all.
The main address of the afternoon
was given by Rev. H. V,. McClusky,
pastor of the church. Starting at
the home base, he took his listners
roni field to field of the missionary,
stressing some point of interest in
each one and showing some of the
marvelous work done with the con
tributions made at home, bringing
before the members many of the
heoric services that are rendered by
the missionaries. The blackboard
diagram used in the address made
the message morf vivid.
A thank offering was taken during
the afternoon and $50.75 was real
ized to be applied on the work of the
Very delightful refreshments were
served during the social hour, the
serving hostesses being Mrs. John
Wolff, Mrs. Glen Vallery, Mrs. John
F. Gorder, Mrs. A. J. Trilety, Mrs.
George Fornoff, Mrs. F .B. Shopp.
Jaded summertime appetites are gone these
crisp autumn days call for hearty breakfasts
and "full dinner pails." In our new enlarged
store we are better able to serve you than ever
before. Shop here for food rich in vitamines.
Make the budget continue to reach despite the
added demands on it during the winter season.
A good quality that sells around
2 for 25c most everywhere, 3 cans
HI T7fM A DP A DIMI7 Bose brand,
in Mb. rolls..
P & G SOAP On sale Friday
and Saturday, TEN bars for. .
ICE BERG. Lg. I r
L2J LaLu 1 1 UVL solid heads, 2 for
PFI FR V Fancv0reon grown, fully -f C
s JCiLfJLiI. 1 bleached. Lg. stocks, 18c: smaller IOC
Fancy Tokays. The season is
nearly over. THREE lbs. for.
MILK Van Camp's or Bor
den's, SIX tall cans for
Early Ohios, good size.
Price advancing. Now, peck
GINGER SNAPS TWO pounds for 25c
Tyr X JJC HAPPY VALE brand. Green QQ.
DEild or Wax. THREE cans for JOC
PORK AND BEANS Van
Camp's, THREE cans for . .
LUTE MORSE DIES
SELECTS. Offered at a price you
won't see beat or equaled, dofcen
ffJAPI? ETDITIT Texas grown. Very
juicy, med. size, 6 for...
Small size, hut .full of
juice. Note low" price, each
liiicius 11. (i-iiite) Alorse, 57, prom
inent Lincoln automobile dealer and
garage owner, was found dead in his
room at the Lincoln hotel about 7
o'clock Saturday evening. lie had
apparently died about two hours
earlier. Dr. Aaron S. Speier and Dr.
Mies J. Breuer. who examined the
body said death was due to a heart
The body was found by Adam
Scheidt. an empoye at the Morse
garage, who went to the room arter
he had been unable to get an ans
wer to his telephone calls. Scheidt
said he had first tried to call Mr.
Morse about 5:30 and had called
every few minutes from that time un
til he went to the room. The day
manager had left the garage, and
Scheidt said he had wanted to get
in touch with Mr. Morse on a mat
ter of business.
End Comes Unexpectedly
Death was entirely unexpected, ac
cording to friends. Clark Jeary, a
close personal friend and attorney
for Mr. Morse, said that although
Morse had not been feeling well for
several weeks, he had not complained
of any serious ailment. Jeary and
Morse returned a week ago Saturday
from a hunting trip. During the
trip, Jeary said that Morse had felt
Scheidt found the body lying on
the bed. fully clothed but covered
Apparently Mr. Morse had gone to
bed on his return from the Nebras
ka-Kansas football game and had
drawn the bed covers over him.
J. E. Dudley, a taxi driver, was
probably the last person to see Morse
before his death.
Complained of Pains
"lie met me in front of the stad-
um about tne middle or tne uiiru
quarter." Dudley said. He said he
was not feeling well and asked me
to take him to the hotel. On the
way he groaned considerably and
told me he was suffering pains in
his chest and stomach. When we ar
rived at the hotel he said he was
feeling better. He didn't seem seri
ously ill when he got out of the
From the condition of the body
when it was found, death came
hortly after Morse reached his room.
The body was taken to Castle,
Roper and Matthews', where It will
be held pending funeral arrange
ments. It is believed that he has a
nephew in the east.
Mr. Morse was very popular in
thi3 city and was heard at the Hap
py Hundred suppers a number of
times and his clever handling of
RIPF flllVF say brand. In
iif Li JLil V LaO pint cans. Each
Full Quart Jars Ripe Olives, 39c
Fancy Alaska pack. OQ
No. 1 tall cans, each C
MALT A clean up of several well
known brands. THREE cans for
BOX AND PLATE SUPPER
Program, plate and box supper
given at District 29, Friday Nov. 8th.
Ladies please bring boxes. Everyone
4-2tw 3eod. Teacher.
C. C. Wescott departed this morn
ing for Blair where he will spend
the day attending the meeting of
the board of control of th Crowell
Memorial Home, of which he is the
Good thick WHIPPING Cream
guaranteed to whip. yz pint
will like this..
1 DANCAKE FLOUR l&
CJVD T TP I-OG CABIN. Nothing finer for
U I UU1 tl
those steaming: hot cakes. Small size
BEANS Large size Navies. New I ftf
crop, Northerns. FIVE pounds for. .
TOILET PAPER . sorbent crepe, 3 rolls.
The season is here.
TWO quarts for.
GINGER ALE dry. THREE pint bottles.. 39c g
WHITE KING SOAP DEAL
I large package of
White King Gran
. 3 bars of Mission
Bell Soap and a
$2.50 White King
fig'. . a i
For Silks, Woolens and all Fine Fabrics
E 48-lb. sack I. G. A. or Sunkist, for only $1.79
5 24-lb. sack, choice of above brands 93 s
lack White 1
Telephone No. 42 s
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