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VOL. NO. LIV
PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1938.
by 20 to 7 Win
Effective Passing Hakes Possible Two
of Visitors Scores ia the
Game Last Night.
From Saturday's Dally
Paced by R. Long, the Blair high
school team piloted by "Choppy"
Rhodes, last evening maintained
their unbroken string of wins by
annexing a 20 to 7 victory from the
blue and white of Plattimuotb.
The visitors gained much of their
ground in the effective runs of Long
and Rounds and In the scoring ter
ritory the passes by Long were most
effective and accounted for the first
two scores of the visitors, the locals
being unable to brean up the plays.
The Platters suffered a great deal
from fumbles and the scoring was
made on straight football and the
driving of Captain Ronald Rebal in
the third period.
The first score was in the opening
quarter when after the excellent
work of Reed and Steinkamp had
brought the ball deep into the Blair
territory, they were held for downs
and Blair secured the ball on their
own twenty-five yard stripe. With
Blair it was a succession of brilliant
runs by Long and Rounds that
brought the ball well into the deep
Platter territory and where Long
heaved a bullet like pasa to Thorn
berg that permitted his scoring. Long
was able to make around the end for
the extra point.
The half ended with the score
standing 7 to 0 for the visitors.
Rebal kicked off to the visitors
and the boot was returned by Thorn
berg to his own forty-four yard line
and from where Long again' "started
his end runs that brought him to
the Plattsmouth thirty-six yard
stripe and from where Rounds raced
to the twenty-five yard line and the
ball again menaced the Plattsmouth
goal. Long then took to the air and
his bullet like pass was received by
Wright and was good for the second
touchdown of the struggle. The try
for point was . good and the score
stood at 14 to 0 for the visitors.
It was in the third period that the
Platters started a march that was
gocd and which swept down the field
to overcome the defense of the Blair
warriors. Debolt of Blair kicked and
the ball was returned by Rebal twenty-four
yards, Rebal again picked up
two yards and then Reed on a spinner
ttck over seven more yards of the
visitors. Rebal then took the ball to
the Blair forty-five and was into the
enemy territory. Steinkamp gained
eight yards over the visitors left
tackle and Warren Reed raced eigh
teen yards to bring the ball into the
threatening territory and the ball
was in possession of the locals on
the Blair twenty-six stripe- White
gained six yards and Rebal one, and
then Reed fumbled but recovered and
tb'e march continued toward the
Blair goal posts. Rebal smashed his
way for four yards, carrying the
ball to a first down on the Blair 16.
Rebal then gained six yards in a
smash. Reed was halted by Long,
but in the succeeding play Rebal was
able to advance to the Blair four
yard stripe. Reed picked up two
yards on a fake that brought the
ball under the goal an i in the suc
ceeding play Rebal smashed over for
the touchdown. In a pass Rebal to
Steinkamp, the extra point was good
and the score stood 14 to 7 for Blair.
The last score was in the closing
quarter and In which the Blair back
field all took a part in the drive and
ball carrying. Long rained to the
local twenty-four mark and then
Rounds carried the ball on a spinner
to the Plattsmouth twenty, but the
visitors drew a five yard penalty. De
tolt and Thornberg each gained three
ards to place the pigskin on the
Plattsmouth twelve yard mark. Long
was stopped by Sedlak and Minor In
one of his runs, a pas.' Long to De
bolt failed to gain ground. Platts
mouth held on their own eight yard
line and received the ball. Steinkamp
fumbled and the ball was recovered
by Stanley, Blair center, on the
Plattsmouth six. Blair drew a pen
alty. Long gained five yards. Long
lateraled to Debolt who went over
for the touchdown. The Bcore wa
20to 7 at the final. - ... .
The Blair band waa her with a
large, crowd of rooters and who were
rejoiced in the victory which is the
fifth straight win for their team.
' At half time the visitors band
paraded the football field and the
drum major gave a fine exhibition
of her skill that was much enjoyed
by the spectators. The Blair band is
under the direction of R. B. Hanks.
The Plattsmouth band under the
direction of David Fowler and Cary
Marshall as drum major, also drilled
and played during the game for the
entertainment of the large crowd.
Blair bad one of the largest dele
gatiors seen here this season and who
were certainly a real group of root
ers for their purple clad warriors.
Rev. and Mrs. J. W. Taenzler and Mr,
and Mrs. J. H. Graves Attend
Christian Church Meet.
Frem Saturday's Daily
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Graves and
Rev. and Mrs. J. W. Taenzler return
ed this morning from Denver, Color
rado where they have been attending
the International convention of the
Disciples of Christ during the week
The convention was a great suc
cess, with 2.000 registered delegates
and many others who did not register
present. The meetings were held in
the city auditorium in Denver. There
were 3 4 missionaries' from many for
eign fields, including South America,
the Orient, Canada, Porto Rico.
Hawaii and from many home mis
ions in different states of the Unit
ed States. Natives of India, China
and Japan, dressed in their native
clothes, were on the program of the
convention. The theme of the con
vention was "Strengthen the Chureh
to Advance the Kingdom of God,"
and many interesting and inspiring
talks were heard.
One of the most pleasing features
of the convention to Rev. Taenzler
was meeting many of his former
classmates at Drake University, who
While in Denver they visited the
many points of interest including
Lookout Mountain, the Red Rocks,
the Gardens of the Gods, the Cascade
Mountains and the museum in Den
ver. In all they traveled 1,440 miles
with no car trouble, pleasant weath
er and enjoyed a very delightful trip.
LOCAL GIRL ON PROGRAM
ROCKFORD, 111., Oct. 20. Miss
Eleanor Minor, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Lynn O. Minor of 714 Main
street, Plattsmouth, is a member of
the Rock ford College verse-speaking
choir which will present a demonstra
tion program before the Rock River
Valley division of the Illinois Edu
cational association at Dixon, III., on
Friday, Oct. 21 under the direction
of Professor Mildred Freburg Berry
of the English department.
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Kraeger royally
entertained a group of their closest
young friends and relatives to a
combination pheasant and covered
dish supper Tuesday evening. They
furnished the pheasant and some of
the trimmings which Carl was for
tunate enough to bring home, his
quota of the birds.
Those attending were Mr. and Mrs.
Joe Pipal, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Krae
ger, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Long and
daughter, Janice and Otis Baker and
the immediate family, Mr. and Mrs.
Kraeger, Bob and Betty.
PROGRAM AND PLATE SUPPER
I will give a plate supper and pro
gram for the members of the school
on Thursday evening at the school,
Dist. 13, which is known as the Swan
school, some three miles southeast
of Union. Ladies bring your boxes
and let the boys buy them. A good
time, a good program.
MRS. ELY A OPP,
PRIED CHICKEN SUPPER
Eight Mile Grove Lutheran church,
Thursday, Oct. 2. Serving starts at
5:00. Prices, 35c and 25c.
Better Price in
Those Who Have Participated in the
Corn Allotment Program
At the close of the 193S season,
who is better off in your neighbor
hood the man who met his corn al
lotment or the man who stayed out
of the program and planted a big
acreage of corn?
The man who met his corn allot
ment this year can seal or reseal any
eligible 1937 corn which he has on
hand. The loan rate is 57 cents,
which is 20 to 25 cents above the
The man who met his corn allot
ment this year will be able to seal
his 193S corn crop at a loan rate of
from 57 to 61 cents, which is likely
to be from 25 to 30 cents per bushel
above the market price when the
loan goes into effect the latter part of
The man who met his corn allot
ment can buy all the corn he. wants
to buy from anyone and feed the pur
chased corn while he seals his own.
A man who seals corn and takes
the loan does not lose title to the
corn- On or before the date the loan
matures he can
1. Pay the loan and interest and
keep the corn, or
2. Turn over the bushels and grade
of corn called for in the loan agree
3. Reseal the corn if a resealing
program is ocered next year.
3. Reseal the corn if a resealing
program is offered next year.
In effect, the man who takes a
loan has guaranteed himself 57 to 61
cents per bushel for his corn, and a
chance to 'get core If corn 'goes up
above that figure.
Corn payments for meeting allot
ments will be paid regardless of corn
yields this year.
Looking ahead to next year, if
the present agricultural act of 1938
is not changed, the adjustment In
corn acreage is expected to be about
the same as in 1938. the total corn
payment for acreage adjustment and
price adjustment will be from 13
to 17 cents per bushel, and the loan
privileges will be continued.
We hope you study the statements
in this letter and apply them to
your own farm, and then talk to
your neighbors about the outcome of
the corn adjustment and corn loan
program In your neighborhood this
year. Please keep all these things in
mind as you plan your farming oper
ations for 1939. ALFRED GANSE
MER, Cass county chairman. Agri
cultural Conservation committee.
STUDENTS AT PERU
The Cass county students at Peru
this year number twenty-three and
which covers attendance from the
greater part of the county. The list
of students and their homes is as fol
lows: Plattsmouth Mildred Knoflicek,
Nadine Naeve, Edna Mae Petersen,
Union Jane Cfcristensen, June
Frans, Ruth Morris. Ruth Neil.
Louisville William Dunn. Clara
Dunn. Herbert Knutson, Marietta
Larson. David Ziers.
Weeping Water Dorothy Ehlers,
Leona Simmons, Ruth Anne Stein
Alvo Grace Muenchau.
Elmwood Rachael Gonzales.
Wabash Melba Obernolte.
Murdock Irene Gorthey.
Nehawka Maurice Linder, Ruth
Schwartz, Dorothy Tyson.
HERE FROM WASHINGTON
From Saturday's Daily
John Iverson, who has been located
in Washington, D. C, for the past
several years, arrived home last eve
ning for a visit here with his mother
and other relatives. John motored
through and will spend some three
weeks In this locality and enjoying
the duck and pheasant hunting.
RETURNS TO WEST
Mrs. Marie Hoffman, of Los An
geles, who has been here visiting at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. George
Tartsch, has returned to her home
in the west. Mrs. Hoffman is a sister
of Mrs. Tartsch and resided here in
YOUNG CITIZENS CONTEST
The Young Citizens contest for
1938 will be held on Saturday. Octo
ber 2J"th, at Weeping Water, It was
announced at the office of Miss Alpha
C. Peterson, county superintendent
of schools, Wednesday.
The contest will be held to select
an outstanding boy and girl to com
pete iif the state contest and will be
held under the supervision, of Miss
Peterson and Sterling Amick, county
commander of the American Legion
who tire also sponsors of the event
Superintendent Behrens of Weeping
Water will be one of the directors
of the contest. The meetings will
be held at the Weeping Water high
for Coming Year
Mrs. Luke L. Wiles Selected to Head
Local Organization Plans
Very Active Year.
rrom Thursday's Dally
The members of the Plattsmouth
Garden club held their election of
officers last evening in connection
with their meeting and chose as the
persons to head the group for the
year, the following:
President Mrs. L. L. Wiles.
Vice-President Mrs. E. H. Wes
cott. Secretary-Treasurer Mrs. W. H.
The members of the club enjoyed
an unusual talk in that of Mrs. J. C.
Lowson, who took the members on a
jcurney to her native land of Eng
land and here she described the flow
ers of that land. She spoke particu
larly of the wild flowers that had
grown In her home in the north of
England.' of the beauties of the coun
tryside where the climbing roses over
the cottages with their thatched roofs
make a very charming picture to the
eye. The climate of England is such
that the abundant moisture keeps all
things green and refreshed and the
Gulf stream serves to make the win
ters ordinarily mild in comparison
with that of the United States and
The members and friends also will
have the opportunity if they wish, to
enjoy a series of lectures by Mrs. Paul
Grossman of Omaha, 'state president
of the garden clubs, on the arrange
ment of flowers.
There was a large number at the
meeting, held at the dining room of
the Stewart cafe.
GIVEN APPRECIATION CHECK
Elmer Sundstrom, employe of the
Lyraan-Richey Sand and Gravel Cor
relation since April. 1906, who has
taken a year's furlough from his
work for that concern to accept the
position of Director of Cass County
Recreation Service, has received a
very pleasing recognition of his long
years of faithful service to Lyman
Richey in the form of a substantial
check which accompanied a letter
from the Omaha headquarters com
mending him on his work in various
capacities during the past 32 years.
The officials wish him well in this
new position and speak of his ability
to handle men and get things done.
SUFFERS INJURED ARM
From Thursday's Daily
Captain Ronald Rebal. full back
of the high school football team.
while in practice last night at Ath
letic park, suffered an injury to his
left forearm that may bar him from
playing Friday night. The injured
arm was X-ra.yed this morning and
no breaks found but Is very badly
swollen and bruised.
MRS. HAYES IMPROVING
Mrs. R. B. Hayes, who has been
111 for the past two weeks, is much
better. Her many friends will be
glad to learn of the improvement In
Word has been received by the
parents and friends of Fred Knieke
that he has arrived in California
safely and Is enjoying a very pleas
in the Country
Good Attendance Friday at Home of
Mrs. Ed Tritsch Number to
Attend County Meeting
Twenty-three American Legion
Auxiliary members attended the Oc
tober meeting Friday" afternoon at
the home of Mrs. Ed Tritsch, west
of town. Associate hostesses were
Mesdames Frank Bestor, Willard N.
Brink and Ralph Hilt.
Guests inscluded District Presidents
Mrs. Eugene Nutzman and District )
Secretary Mrs. Verner Lundbergh, 1
both of Nehawka.
At the business session, it was
decided to send cash to the U. S.
A eterans hospital fcr Rehabilitation
vork this year instead of materials.
The Child Welfare fund used for
relief work among Plattsmouth's
underprivileged children, has been
increased by $16 proceeds inuring to
the l9cal unit from the recent sale
of extracts it sponsored.
There was considerable discussion
end a dozen have signified intention
of attending the county convention
at Weeping Water on Wednesday.
October 26. A noon-day covered dish
luncheon is included on the program.
Other members desiring to attend.
call the Unit president.
Plans were also evolved for hand
ling the political banquet the Unit
will serve November 5th. Due to
the extensive work this will involve,
tLe public chicken pie supper plan
ned for Armistice eve has been given
up. However. Auxiliary and Legion
members and their families will have
a get-together party and covered
dish luncheon Armistice night, fol
lowing the afternoon public program
the Legion is arranging for that day.
Last year the two organizations held
an Armistice night get-together that
was attended by 130 persons.
Most important discussion was of
plans for the district convention to
be held in Plattsmouth, November
30. Committee members were an
nounced and many of the details
worked out in conformity with the
desires of the district president, Mrs.
A number of additional caps were
cut ready for sewing, twenty-five of
these now being finished. The caps
will bear the letters A. L. A. and the
unit number. 56. They will be wcrn
at the district convention when the
new unit banner and flag now near
iug completion will be carried in the
Membership reports showed nearly
one-third of the year's quota now
signed up. Next month is set aside
cn the Auxiliary's official calendar
for membership activities, with ci
tations going to members who bring
ia three or more members. These will
be awarded at the district convention
Delicious refreshments were served
by the hostesses to conclude tee
November meeting, on the 18th,
will be held at the home of Mrs.
James Mauzy. Associate hostesses,
Mesdames John Hallstrom, George
Con is and Ed Ofe.
SCHOOLS TO DISMISS FOR
The Plattsmouth public schools
will dismiss for the state teachers
convention to be held on October 27
and 28. The convention this year
will have some of the outstanding
speakers of the United States. Dis
trict conventions are being held at
Lincoln, Norfolk, Omaha ' and North
Platte. Some of the teachers from
out in the state plan to attend other
HERE FOR VISIT
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Davis of
Geneva, Nebraska, are here fcr a
visit over the week end at the home
of their son and daughter-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. J. Howard Davis.
PLATE SUPPER - PROGRAM
Cottonwood school, Dist. 27, Oct.
26, at 8:00 p. m. Everyone welcome.
VELMA FULTON, Teacher.
HUNTING PARTY AT "SHACK"
A hunting party has been en
joying the shooting this season at
the "shack" of W. R. Holly on the
Platte river north of the city. Mr.
and Mrs. M. M. Muncie. of Auburn
have been here and with other
friends have had a great deal of
success in securing ducks and a few
geese in the shooting since the open
ing of the season.
Tommy Graham and Fred Dolezal
of Omaha, were also guests at the
shack and brought with them some
venison secured on a hunting trip
in the west, regaling Mr. Holly and
party with a venison feed.
FSA Loans Not
to Sell Property
Mortgaged Property Not to Be Dis
, posed of Without Consent of
the Loan Agency.
Clients of the Farm Security Ad
ministration who, without consent of
that agency, sell property on which
it has a mortgage are subject to
criminal prosecution. Leonard HankSj
county supervisor, announced follow
ing receipt of a letter received this
week from Cal A. Ward, regional
director. Purchasers of such prop
erty are liable to civil action if they
do not return it upon demand.
Ward's letter again emphasized
the established policy of FSA "with
regard to unauthorized sales of
mortgaged property. A number ot
cases are on record in the regional
office where wilful sale of such prop
erty has resulted in prosecution and
"We go a long ways with our
loan clients in helping them rehabili
tate . themselves, " Mr. Hanks said,
"but in instances where unauthor
ized sales by borrowers constitute
bad faith, our only alternative is to
prosecute and take them off our rolls,
even if it means foreclosing their re
f If the borrower is unable to make
restitution to the government for the
loss in security, the county super
visor said, the Farm Security must
demand the purchaser to return the
property. Where such properties
cannot be returned the purchasers
are liable for the value of the prop
erty or the full amount of the debt
secured by the mortgage.
"Purchasers should make every
possible check before buying property
to see whether or not it is mortgaged,
and If it is, whether or not permis
sion has been given to sell," Mr.
Hanks said. "This is simply a mat
ter of self-protection as, while the
title to the property passes to the
purchaser, it is still subject to the
lien of the mortgage."
When it is evident that the sale
of property mortgaged to FSA will
aid In the rehabiltation of the client,
it is only necessary that the borrow
er discuss the situation with the
county supervisor and secure author
ization for sale.
DOINGS IN COUNTY COURT
From Friday's Daily
Ernest E. Myers of Louisville was
given a sentence of thirty days this
morning in the county court. The
charge was that ot operating a car
without the proper license plates
and also not having a license to oper
ate the car. The defendant has al
ready served ten days and the re
manider of the sentence was sus
pended during good behavior.
Louis Hermann and Elizabeth
Shaffer of Elmwood were in the court
to attend to some matters in the pro
bate section in which they were In-terested-
PLEDGED AT DOANE
CRETE, Neb.. Oct. 20 Miss Har
riet Goos, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
H. F. Goos, of Plattsmouth, pledged
Gamma Phi Iota, one of Doane's bo
cial sororities. In order to be eligible,
one must have a satisfactory soph
Brown mollie mine strayed from
my farm six miles west of Murray.
Return to Arthur Seimoneit or call
phone 5410, Murray. ltw
Stage Rally at
Congressman Henry C- Lutkey and
County Candidates Visit at Mass
Meeting at School.
Thursday evening at the Rock
Bluffs school, was held a largely at
tended meeting of the democrats, of
that section of Cass county and to
enjoy an evening of real enthusiasm
and a fine talk by Congressman
Henry C. Luckey, nominee for re
election. The school house was filled with
interested voters as Mike Kaffenber
ger. precinct committeeman, called
the meeting to order and in turn
presented George E. Nickles, county
chairman, to take over the meeting.
The members of the party enjoyed
a short period of group singing with
Mrs. Mike Kaffenberger at the piano.
Mr. Nickles then presented the var
ious candidates for the county offLces,
Carl Keil. candidate for treasurer;
Homer Sylvseter, candidate for sher
iff; Bernard Wurl, candidate for
clerk; Walter H. Smith, candidate
for county attorney; Lillian White,
candidate for register of deeds; Rob
ert Fitch, candidate for surveyor;
William A. Metzger, candidate for
the state legislature; Lora Lloyd
Kieck and J. R. Reeder, candidates
for superintendent of schools, all of
whom gave short talks relative to
the offices and their qualifications.
Congressman Luckey was intro
duced and received a very warm re
ception from the members of the
party. Chairman Nickles in his intro
ductory praising the fine record that
Mr. Luckey has made in the halls of
Congressman Luckey gave a very
fine talk that covered the matter of
the farm policy of the government
and his viewpoint of steps that
should be taken to secure a wrokable
and smooth operating safety measure
for Ihe farmer, a protection that had
been denied before the advent of the
Roosevelt administration. Mr. Luckey
gave some figures as to live stock im
portations that had been claimed
were heavier in 1937 than at any
time, showing that in 1927, 28-29 in
republican years, that the impor
tation had been larger regardless of
the fact that in 1937 drouth had
cut down the local stock produc
tion. In speaking of the farm problem,
Mr. Luckey stated that at the time
of the presentation of the farm bill
he had spoken in congress and stated
that while not satisfied with the
measure he would vote its approval
as a distinct step forward to aid the
farmer and the only one that had
been made- It required time to per
fect a farm price control and farm
aid bill as many things would have
to be regulated, changed and made
to fit the needs of the time. Tn his
recent trip abroad he had consulted
many of the leading economics cf
the old world and who had found that
the handling of the crops for local
consumption at the established price
and "the disposal of surplus at the
world standard had proven most ef
fective in caring for the surpluses.
He urged the support of the present,
administration that it might be pos
sible for farm legislation to be regu
lated by friends of the farmer.
Congressman Luckey scored the
warlike sentiment of the present day
and the World war for its starting
the world wide depression that has
so long continued.
At the conclusion of the speaking
the ladies of the precinct gave the
members of the group a pleasant sur
prise by serving coffee and doughnuts
that aided in making a most perfect
DRAWS DOWN ITNE
Thursday afteraoon ia the court
of Judge C L. Graves. Bert Young
was arraigned on a charge of intoxi
cation and resisting an officer. The
court on hearing the evidence in the
case assessed a fine of $10 and costs
for the Intoxication and $5 and
costs for resisting arrest.
Friday, October 28 at District 12,
Taylor school. Everybody invited.
Louise Rishel, teacher. o24-27w