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PLATTSMOUTH . SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1938.
Ihe Plattsmouth Journal
PUBLISHED SEMI-WEEKLY AT PLATTS1I0UTH, NEBRASKA
Entered at Postoffice. Plattnmouth. Neb., as second-claw mall matter
MRS. R. A. BATES, Publisher
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COMPLETE "MASS"' OPERATION
CALENDAR, Ont., Nov. 9 (UP)
The "mass" operation on the Dionne
quintuplets for removal of their in
fected tonsils and adenoids was com
pleted shortly after noon by Dr. D-"E.
S. Wishart of Toronto. Dr. Allan Roy
Dafoe, the quins physician, reported
the operations were a success.
Operating on a dining room table
in the main room of the Dafoe nurs
ery which had been transformed into
a modern operating room, Dr. Wis
hart worked slowly and with infinite
care on the five babies. Marie, small
est of the five, was ilrst to go under
the general anesthetic. She was fol
lowed by Annette, Emilie, Yvonne
and Cecille in that order. Each oper
ation required about 30 minutes.
For the Asking!
Sara and Aggie's
Just write KOIL, Omaha
and request your copy!
Mon. thru Fri.
Comparative Food Values
The government is giv
ing BUTTER not Oleo
margarine. Why? Be
cause they know that it
takes 20 lbs. of 'Ole' to
provide the same amount
of food value as one
pound of Butter.
USE BUTTER and ac
cept no substitute for
Butter. Your grocer sells
CASCO that extra fine
butter made in Cass coun
ty from the cream of Cass
Lower Main St.
DR. JOE J. STIBAL
OFFICE NO. 3 TELEPHONES RES. NO. 65?W
PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA " .
AUTUMN LEAVES are welcome, but with them comes the
sore throat, colds, rheumatism, contagions, etc. A good pre
vention insurance is by getting fit taking Chiropractic ma
nipulations as given by Dr. Joe J. Stibal a system that'
enables the body to make its own medicine without guesswork.
SEEK LABOR RECORDS
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UP)
Chairman Martin Dies, D. Texas, of
the house committee investigating
un-American activities said today he
would ask the natonal labor rela
tions board for "full records" on a
case purportedly dropped after $100
had been paid a "communist law
yer." Dies said the request would go to
the NLRB soon, and,.?fter examin
ing the records, that he would sub
poenna the "officials involved-'.' He
said he did not think he would call
Chairman J. "Warren. Madden or mem
bers Donald Wakefield Smith and
Edwin Seymour Smith.
J. B. Matthews, vice president and
assistant treasurer of consumers re
search, told the committee yesterday
that the NLRB case against his firm
in connection with an American Fed
eration of Labor union strike had
been dropped after payment of money
to A. J. Isserman of Newark, N. J.
The money, he said, was never
divided among two strikers, although
the" firm had been ordered to rein
state 42 workers with back pay since
BEWARE PENNY MATCHING,
SOUTHWEST TRAVELERS TOLD
TULSA, Okla. (UP) Police have
warned southwestern travelers to be
ware of friendly strangers who want
to match pennies as a means of pass
ing time between buses or trains.
The odds are 1,000 to 1 officers
related, that the traveler will lose.
The work is done by confidence men,
The "con" men generally work in
pairs, one - winning ttic prospective
"sucker's" confidence by. innocuous
matching until the other confederate
happens along and enters' the game
Working the . matching scheme as
a.n "odd man" proposition, confidence
men have fleeced unwary travelers of
as much as $200, officers said-
Police usually don-'t apprehend the
guilty persons until after the victims
have departed for their destinations
FIRE IN NEW JERSEY
COLUMBUS, N. J., Nov. 0 (UP)
Fire raged out of control three hours
! early today, the water plant and two
i stores, damaged several homes, and
routed the whole population of 300
families into the street, most of them
I in night clothes.
j It broke out while volunteer fire
,men were counting votes at their sta
jtion. All fire companies in the coun
ty were called to the rescue and town
authorities, fearing that the village
was doomed, had planned to evacuate
it before the fire was controlled at 5
Loss was estimated at $470,000.
NEW ITALIAN TROOPS IN SPAIN
BARCELONA, Spain, Nov. 7 (UP)
Julio Del Vayo, foreign minister,
announced today that the govern
ment had learned last week of the
presence of a new Italian division in
Spain named the Green Arrows.
He sid the government also has
evidence that other divisions already
in Spain are being reorganized and
incorporated in the foreign legion
for the insurgent army.
MAGICIANS WILL PARADE
PASADENA, Cul. (UP) Pasa
dena's annual Rose Tournament will
have a unique float this year. It will
be entered by the Pasadena Magi-
! clans' guild.. The float, to be mount
led on a truck, will be manned en
tirely by magicians performing old
and new tricks during the parade.
BRITONS BREAK RECORD
PORT DARWIN, Australia, Nov. 7
(UP) Three British alrforce bomb
ing planes broke the world long dis
tance flight record today.
Two landed at Port Darwin at 4:02
a. m. and 4:05 a. m. (10:02 p. m- and
10:05 p. m. Sunday c.s.t) after a
flight of 7,162, miles from Ismailia
airdrome in just 43 hours. The third
landed in The Netherlands, East In
dies owing to a shortage of fuel after
a flight of about 6.000 miles.
The third plane proceeded on to
Port Darwin and landed here at 7:40
a. m. Greenwich time (140 p. m.
The ' record which they bettered
was made by three Russian fliers in
a flight of 6,296 miles from Moscow
to San Jacinta, California in July
WINS COURT HOUSE FIGHT
OMAHA. Nov. 9 (UP) The Omaha
World-Herald won its fight against
the "court house gang" in Tuesday's
election when voters defeated Coun
ty Sheriff John Hopkins, Clerk of
the District Court Frank McGrath,
County Assessor Carroll King and
County Surveyor Bill Green.
W. H. Dorrance is the new sheriff,
Lew Adams, county surveyor, Robert
Smith, clehk, and Joe Stolinski, as
sessor. Democrats re-elected were
County Attorney James T. English.
County Clerk George Hoctor and
County Treasurer Otto Baumau.
FINE SALLY RAND
HOLLYWOOD. Nov. 8 (UP) Sally
Rand was fined $100 today and de
prived of her privacy against candid
cameras. The fine was imposed by
Municipal Judge Ballreich after her
conviction on charges of assault and
batte'ry upon C. R. Stanford and
Hazel Drain. They angered her by
taking pictures of her dance at a
SUNDAY CURFEW AT 8:30
FOR NORTHWESTERN CO-EDS
CHICAGO (UP) Northwestern
University co-eds are on night-life
A bulletin board ultimatum set
the deadline hour for girls to be in
their dormitories on Sunday night at
S:30 p. m.
School officials hope to end that
Blue Monday feeling in classes.
SWALLOWS EVIDENCE ;
GETS .FIVE MONTHS
CALDWELL, Ida. (UP) It didn't
help Dan Wilson very much to swal
low a forged check so that it could
not be used as evidence in prose-1
cuting him. The judge gave him a
five month sentence for destroying
NEW MANAGER FOR BROWNS
ST. LOUIS. Nov. 7 (UP) Fred
Haney, former manager of the Toledo
Mud Kens today was signed to a
one year contract as manager of the
St. Louis Browns in the American
league. Salary terms were not re
vealed. The announcement was made
by Donald G. Barnes, Browns presi
dent. IOWA LIQUOR SALES
DES MOINES, la., Nov. 9 (UP)
Sales at Iowa's 169 state owned re
tail liquor stores neared the million
dollar mark during October, the Iowa
state liquor commission reported to
day. Last month sale3 totaled $986,
332.07 compared with $862,839.87
the previous month.
U. S. CITIZENSHIP RUSH ON
OMAHA (UP) Strife in Europe
is believed to be responsible for the
sudden rush, of foreigners in Omaha
to seek naturalization papers. The
largest number seeking naturaliz
ation in Omaha history attended
classes for the 53d reception for new
SIOUX FALLS, S. D., Nov. 8 JUP)
Sam Hurst, Sioux Falls octogenar
ian, who voted democratic in every
election since Tilden's defeat today
said he had cast hia lirst republican
vote in 62, years.
Glass Glass Glass
FOR EVERY PURPOSE
Auto Class Replaced
While You Wait
Paint-Glass & Wall Paper Store
Eight Die and V
in Election Fued
"Bloodiest Election - Since 1933" Is
Report of Officers of Harlan
LOUISVILLE, Ky.. Nov. 0 (UP)
Eight men, one a Harlan county de
puty sheriff, were shot to death and
three others were wounded seriously
yesterday in Kentucky election dis
putes, police reported today. They
described it as the "bloodiest" elec
tion since 1933 when 18 were slain.
National guardsmen were in com
mand in "bloody" Harlan where four
of the men died. They ordered tabu
lation of votes in the county post
poned until 9 a. m. today, because
of the strife.
Authorities reported scores of ar
rests throughout the state. Six men
were jailed in Harlan county pend
ing pending the lling of charges.
Those killed in Harlan were Odell
Sizcmore, 35, and Will E. Wynn. 38,
both of Clover Splint B- P. Hanshell,
34. a deputy sheriffs and Sherman
Howard, a former deputy.
Clarence Cooper. CO, a miner,
Greasy Creek, was killed at Hell and
Robert Parrish, 27, Fairview, was
killed in Todd county.
Albert Mcintosh, 42. and Sidney
Gabbard, both of Sebastian, were kill
ed in a gun battle at a polling booth
15 miles south of Booneville. They
were members of clans supporting
Kelley Mosely, 22, was reported
near death in an Owsley county hos
pital from wounds suffered in the
same dispute. Two other persons
were seriously wounded in Harlan
MARYLAND GOES DEMOCRATIC
BALTIMORE, Md., Nov. 9 (UP)
Democrats returned a senator to con
gress today and the governorship of
Maryland on the basis of incomplete
Herbert R. O'Connor, I)., was lead
ing Governor Harry W. Nice 153, S61
to 107,713 with 519 of the ctatc's
1.2SS precincts reported.
Senator Millard E. Tydings. D.,
who successfully opposed President
Roosevelt's attempt to defeat him in
the primary, receivejl 166.877 votes
to 67,108 for his republican opponent.
Oscar Leser. Lester conceded early
In the six congressional contests
democrats had won two, were lead
ing by wide margins in three and
trailed slightly in the sixth
TWO ARMY FLIERS DIE
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9 (UP)
Two army fliers were killed today
when an attack plane crashed in
Washington's residential district and
caught fire. One of the victims was
Colonel Leslie McDill. The plane
crashed into three parked automo
biles which w ere j destroyed by the
flames. Bodies of k the victims were
badly burned. The plane- had just
taken off from. Boiling Field and
was flying low. Witnesses said it
suddenly dipped, striking telephone
lines and smashing into the street.
DEFEAT "HAM AND EGG" PLAN
SAN RANCISC0, Calif,, Nov. ft
(UP) Voters tod4y apparently had
rejected the "ham -and egg" pension
plan which was designed to pay every
unemployed person over 50 years old
in the state $30 every Thursday.
The tabulation of 7,124 precincts
of the state's 12,472 gave for the
pension plan 32S.703, against 418,-
552. The returns included more than
half of the precincts . and . the anti
ham and egg voters had an SD,849
TREMORS IN VIENNA
VIENNA, Nov. 8 (UP) Three
strong earth tremors were felt in
Vienna starting at 4:10 a. m. today
(10:10 p. m. Monday). Each of the
three tremors lasted for several sec
onds. There were light tremors three
minutes later. The; tremors were not
believed to have caused material dam
age but they were xtrong enough to
Thcatro . Nebraska City
Sat., Sun.,- Mon., Tues.
DIONNE QUINTUPLETS in
'FIVE OF A KIND'
with Claire Trevor, Cesar Romero
and Jean Jlersholt.
Fltzpotrick TrnvcloRue. P'le Smith
Specially nnd w
SX'SDAY. 2s:tO CONTINUOUS
Balcony, Always - - 20t
SEEKS ERRING BOY
OMAHA, Nov. 8 (UP) Af ter ' a
long interview with the boy in Ne
braska prison, Monsiguor E. J. Flana
gan, head of Father Flanagan's home
for boys at Boys Town near here, to
day announced he will ask the state
pardon board to parole Gary Ames,
14 of Wilmington', Mississippi to him.
If the move is successful young
Ames, convicted at Kearney last
month of complicity in the murder
of Edward J. Billings of Chicago,
would become a citizen of Boys
Father Flanagan said both Ames
and Edwin Galloway, 21, who con
fessed firing tTi bullet which killed
Billings told him that Billings had
made a degenerate attack on them
before Galloway shot him. Young
Ames then mutilated the body and
tossed it off a freight train on which
the trio was riding. In confessing
the crime at Kearney neither youth
said anything about an attack of
Dresses - Hats
at Low Prices
at the Toggery
Friday and Saturday to be Red-Letter
Sales Days as New Ship
ments are Unpacked.
The Ladies Toggery received an
other large shipment of merchandise
this week. Included are scores of
smart new hats that go on sale this
week end at almost unbelievably low
prices. 98 to 91.29. A complete
range of head sizes.
Also included in the new goods
just unpacked are dozens of Ladies
Silk and Rayon Spun Dresses. Due
to fortunate purchase, the Toggery
is able to offer you these Dresses for
only $3.98 instead of the $5 or $6
usually charged for like quality.
Then, there's the item of Hose.
The Toggery has a fine full fashion
ed Silk Hose, all colors and sizes at
only 69 a pair.
Smart Cloth Gloves in harmoniz
ing colors are another requisite to
being well dressed. All shades and
sizes. C9 a pair.
Cold Weather Apparel
Weather change is predicted and
the belated rush of coat shoppers
will eome.asJVhy not select your coat
now and avoid the rush Lay-away
service if you wish.
New Ladies Fleece Coats, popular
and inexpensive, sizes 12 to 46, are
offered this week end at only 99.98.
Children's Coats, 7 to 16 years,
also specially priced, 95.95.
Children's Snow Suits, ages 1 to
7, at 91.98 to 93.98.
Get ready now for the cold and
blustry winter days that will be up
on us almost before wc know it.
ILASIT TTW PAYS
FRIDAY & SATURDAY
All Merchandise Must be Sold!
Come In Look Around
Select anything in stock and give
us a bid. No reasonable oer will
be turned down. Everything goes!
COATS Fir Trimmed now 3795
COATS Untrimmed now. $3.00
DRESSES Odd and Ends 81.00
DRESSES Brand New High Style $2.77
Plenty oS Other Desirable
Merchandise to Pick From
COME, SEE FOR YOURSELVES, OUR PRICES
CAN NOT BE BEATEN. GIVE US AN OFFER!
ROSS and BRANDT, Liquidators
Club to Hold
Conference Will Be Held November
14 at Rome Hotel in Omaha
Large Number Expected
Ten Omaha garden clubs, through
the Omaha Council of Garden clubs
have issued invitation to their sev
enth antial conference and banquet
to be held at the Rome Hotel on the
afternoon and evening of November
14. Garden clubs of Plattsmouth,
Lincoln, Fremont, Council Bluffs,
Valley, Waterloo, and other neigh
boring towns will be guests. Mrs.
E. H. Wescott, director of the first
district," is to be a guest speaker on
the afternoon program, on "The Joy
"Various clubs will stage arrange
ments of flowers and fruits. Thanks
giving table settings, a display of
vases, "nature study" exhibits, and
new ideas in floral art.
Other speakers on the afternoon
program, which opens at 1:30, in
clude: Mrs: Fred Grouseman, presi
dent of the Nebraska Federation of
Garden clubs, who will give "high
lights" of the meeting of the Na
tional Council of Garden clubs; Fred
Eastman on "Wild Representatives
of our Garden Genera," and Jacob
Sass on "Lilacs."
Following a 6:30 banquet there
will be a musical program with brief
talks by T. W. Summers of the
World-Herald, and J. B. Hummel,
city park commissioner. Guest speak
er of the evening will be Mrs. Charles
C. Whiting of Mapleton, Iowa, a na
tional authority on iris, who will lec
ture with colored slides from her
Both afternoon and evening af
fairs are open to the public.
DOINGS IN DISTRICT COURT
Judge W. W. Wilson in his visit
here Monday in addition to the call
ing of the docket passed on several
matters of importance.
The jury will report for duty here
on Monday, November 21st at 930
a. m. to take up the trial of the
In the suit of Ruth M. Scheel, et al
vs. Sophia Scheel, et al, the court
appointed Attorney C. E. Martin of
this city as the referee in the ac
tion. Roy LJllie, charged with the crime
o? breaking and entering, was ar
raigned in the court and to the
charge made a plea of guilty and ac
cordingly' was sentenced to one year
in the state penitentiary. The sen
tence is to date from August 11,
1938, when the prisoner was taken
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FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
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Jack (l!kr '.' Ilulh Donnelly iu
'Annabel Takes a Tour
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Two Complete Shows Niglitly
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SUNDAY - MONDAY.
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Three Blind Mice9
Tlie year's entertainment delifflit. Also
Comedy, Donald Duck and News Keel.
Sl.MJAY MATINKK AT 2:30
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Ilariratn liny Show lirtirsre Murphy,
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luo Comedy, Cartoon anil extra aildCMl
attraction. 'The Vrll Ih Our.' Holly
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All Shows, 10 and 15c
WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY
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KrcHt- Harlholomrw, Judy (inrlnnil In
'The World is Ours
Mirharl Uhfl.m nnl l.ynn IJnrl In
I have decided to quit farming and
will sell the following: at Public Auc
tion on the farm of Jake Lohnes.
3 miles west and 2 miles nortft of
Murray, or 2 miles south and V-i
mile3 west of Mynard, commencing
at 1:00 o'clock p. m., on
Thursday, Nov. 17
Horses and Cattle
One marc, .11. years old. weight
ir.00 lbs. One smooth 'month mare,
with foal, weight 1300 lbs. ,
Two extra good milk, cows one
red, 6 years old. fresh in January;
one white. 5 years old, fresh in De
cember. 17 Head of . Hogs
Two spotted sows with 14 fall
pigs. One extra good spotted male
On FarmaJl-tractor; Model F-20;
one Farmair cultivator, new; one
51-2 row lister; one. Oliver tractor
plow,-14-inch; one. John Deere disc,
10-foot; one 18-foot harrow; two
box wagons f one 'hay- rack and
wagon, '.one Peering binder, in good
condition; one Deering mower; one
McCormick hay rake; one press drill;
cne P & O 2-row machine; one sin
gle row Case lister; one Jenny Lind
cultivator;' one ; 14-inch walking
plow; one 4-wheel trailer; one feed
grinder; one pump jack, worm gear;
two scoop end gates; one 1000-chick
Scl-Hot brooder,, like new; one Prim
rose cream separator; one wood saw;
two sets of harness; some lumber
and coin crib wire; some double
trees and tools; one heating stove
and numerous household goods. '
' Terms of Sale Cash '
J No property to be removed from the
premises until settled for.
. W. H. Coelt,
REX YOUNG.. Auctioneer
YT.. . REYNOLDS. Clerk