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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1938.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
Ihe -jlattsmeoth Journal
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Question of Just Submitting Report or
Making Recommer.diition as to
the New Legislature.
LINCOLN. Nov. 2G (UP) The
issue of whether or not the Nebras
ka legislative council" should submit
recommendation concerning its work
to the new legislature convening iu
January today forced the council
members to return for an afternoon
Sentiment cf seme members had
been that only a formal report of its
studies should bs presented without
recommendation to the legislature,
when Senator Frank Brady of Atkin
son speke up.
"You might as w;ll get all this
material together and throw it in a
waste basket as to pile it on the
clerk's desk in the legislature," he
asserted. "I think wa will be neg
lecting our duty if we don't see to it
that our report goes to the proper
legislative committee or committee::,
pointing out what we think should
be given further study and outlining
By FBAXCZS FECK.
Ileitis Bom Instltat
NEW BEAN FEAST
These nights when there's teeth
in the wind and the feel of snow
in the air, you can be sure that
family of yours is. going to come
home at supper time hungry as
grizzlies. It's food they want and
plenty of it. The solid kind, that
sticks to the ribs like a sizzling
potful of beans, and ham, and rich
slabs of Boston brown bread. But
it's a fine howdy-do if a busy woman
hag to spend all afternoon getting
such a meal when there at.
thousand and one other things Xw
tend to. You'd do much better to
cut kitchen time and assure meal
success by calling your grocer and
ordering up a couple of good-sized
tins of ready-to-serve beans. The
real old-fashioned kind of beans
baked in dry ovens and simmered
in a savory sauce. They come, all
done up in tins now just ready to
open, heat and serve. Or, if it's
a new note in bean feasts that
you're after, sometime try merging
a canful of that good old western
favorite oven-baked red kidney
beans with a couple of cupfuls of
crunchy corn kernels. Tuck this
succulent blend in individual bean
pots and heat in thj oven 'til J.ho
sauce is all bubbly, tnd pork V
brown and sizzly, and the sweet
heady fragrance of sauce and spice
nils the kitchen. Try it tonight so:
INDIVIDUAL BEAN POTS OF
Drain, off all but A cup liquid
1 No. 2 (20 oz.) can whole kernel
Combine com with
1 17,.2-oz. can Oven-Eaked Red
1 teaspoon salt, dash of pepper.
Pour into individual bean pots,
then dot with
Bake in a moderate oven (375 F.)
about 25 minutes.
How would you like to serve
Mince Meat Muffins to your folks
tonieht? Tender, tasty muffins
studded with succulent mince meat
tidbits. You can tos3 them off m
a trice arid bring theni to the table
in triumph steaming hot, mellow
and moist. They're guaranteed easy
to make and to eat done this- way
MINCE 31 EAT MUFFINS
m cuaa. sifted all-purposa flour
what is important as a basi3 for legis
lation." , . ; ,
Brady, however.; did not propose
that any specific recommendations
be made by the council which was
designed to be a fact rinding agency
ratker th'an a policy forming group.
Senator Harry Gants of Alliance
concurred with Brady, saying that
if the council offered no suggestions,
reports on public assistance, expendi
tures and revenue would be filed
EXPORT TRADE REPORT v
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (Ur)
The commerce department reported
today that the United States sold
$960,131,000 more goods to foreign
nation than it bought in the first
ten months of 1938.
Exports totaled $2,573,045,000, a
decrease of $138,022,000 from ten
months of 1937. Imports aggregated
$1,612,914,000. a drop of $1,03S,
831.000 frcm the 1937 period.
The value of this country's foreign
trade increased ia Oriober. Exports
were 13 per csnt larger than in Sep
tem and imports wer? up 6 per cent.
Total foreign trade for the first ten
months was considerably below the
I same pericd last year. The favorable
J trade balance this year, however was
almost nine times greater than in the
I same period last year.
2 tablespoons sugar
4 teaspoons baking powdsf
Work 4 tablespoons fat
into dry ingredients, until tht
partirle3 of flour and fat ars
2 cup mince meat
SA cup milk.
Make a depression in center ol
dry ingredients, then pour in liquid
mixture all at once, mixing just
enough to dampen flour. Drop by
teaspoons into greased muffin tins.
Bake in a hot oven (450 F.) 20
minutes. (1 do2n muffins.)
Uen;emb3r way back when a
bowl of wilted lettuce was practi
cally the only salad that ever found
it3 way to your table?' Oh, some
times we did have a few salad
greens plucked frcm the backdoor
garden and dressed with vinegar
and oil from the sparkling glass
cruets in the old silver castor. And
occasionally in the epringtime
mother would cook up a mess of
early greens peppery young blades
of horseradish, jagged dandelion
leaves, mild mannered narrow dock,
milkweed and the like seasoned
with sharp vinegar and spices, then
put up in glass jars to be used as
a rensn on meat rr.a Deans, Jsut
that's about as far as it ever went.
Wo just weren't much for serving
salads In those days. Certainly not
the way we are now with a salad
for every course in the menu if
we've a mind to plan our meals
that way. For all they were so
simple those first salads were good
and savory just the same. Tender,
delicate lettuce shred3 wilting gent
ly under the sturdy impact of pun
gent vinegar and hot bacon grease
the whole lieautiful bowl topped
with small slivers of scallion and
bacon snippets done to a erisp.
There was a salad now a mouth
watering savory salad worth trying
on your family today. Here's how!
WILTED LETTUCE SALAD
Chop coarsely, then chill .
lettuce. . .
Fry until crisp, then break inU
Several slices bacon.
To bacon anil bacon fat add
2 tablespoons pure cider vinegar
2 tablespoons water '
1 tablespoon sugar.
Dash of pepper.
Sprinkle chilled Ztftxce with
. salt. - '
Pour bacon sauce . over Iettuca
and mix thoroughly. Strv on in-'
dividual aalid plates. - ,.
Nazi Press Says -Father
Berlin Papers State jewry Controls
Radio end Checks the Broad
cast of Noted Priest.
BERLIN, Nov. 26 (UP) The Nazi
press, commenting on the refusal of
radio station WMCA in New York to
broadcast the regular speech of Fath
er Charles E. Coughlin of Detroit to
morrow, charged today that Jewish
organizations had "muzzled Father
"America is not allowed to hear
the truth," the Zwoelfuhrblatt said
in a featured article on its front
page this afternoon.
"The action against Father Cough
lin is a sample of the mendacity of
the so-much lauded freedom of
speech in the United States." the
newspaper said. It charged that
"Jewish organizations camouflaged
as American organizations have con
ducted such a campaign that the
radiocasting company has proceeded
to muzzle the well beloved Father (
Coughlin, subjecting his speeches to
"This attempt at veiling the truth
shows not only the enslavement and
submission to Jewry, but also is indi
cative of boundless cowardice. The
dreary, slimy motivation of this step
Germany's military might was dis
played "oday to Oswald Pirow, de
fense minister of the Union of South
Africa, who came heru to confer on
Germany's colonial demands. A sham
battle was held at Dceberitz by mo
torized infantrymen using heavy ma
chine guns and shuotxng real am
munition. There followed a counter-
attacK by tanks. Communication
units also took part. Later, Pirow
was shown the infantry school in
Olympi; Village. '
CHARGED PADDING PAYROLL
OMAHA, Nov. 2G (UP) Charged
with padding WPA payrolls George
A. Mer.tzer was arrested at his home
in Schuyler today b;r secret service
agents and brought here for arraign
ment. Mentzer had been supervising time
keeper and project clerk on a WPA
project at Schuyler
He i3 charged
with carrying on the rolls names of according to municipal court author
some eight or nine workers who had'ities. ..
resigned. to take, private employment j - Miller, president of ,local numbei
It is charged that when the checks i COS and Hill, union business ageni
arrived he took them to a store, en
dorsed the names of the former WPA
employes and cashed them. The total
amount involved is about $130 as
sistant U. S. District Attorney Em
mctt Murphy estimated.
RESIDENTIAL BUILDING DOWN
WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 (UP-
Secretary of Labor Perkins reported J
today that the value of residential
building for which permits were is
sued in October declined 10 per cent
from the September level but increas
ed 65 per cent over October 1935.
It was the fourth month that de
partment of labor statistics showed an
increase of more than 50 per cent
in the corresponding mon.ft of last
year. Permits for additions reparirs
ind alterations increased 10 per cent
and new non-residential permits de
creased less than .1 of one per cent.
Total permits were 26 per cent high
er than in 1937.
FIRE AT TIJUANA
TIJUANA, Mex., Nov. 26 (UP)
The second major fiiri in two months
left landmarks in ruins today in this
historic resort town. Damage was
estimated at $500,000.
Destroyed were the American club,
the Ben Hur club, the Midnight Fol
lies and the three-story Colonial
hotel. They were located in a cab
aret blcck to which the fire was con
fined. When efforts to stop the blaze
failed, soldiers were called out to
help salvage stocks, mostly imported
liquors and clothing.
.The fire finally was cut off at an
alley, sparing the postoffice, the tele
graph office and the American hotel.
DECLINES TO ACT IN STRIKE
WASHINGTON, NOV. 2 6 (UP)
Secretary of Agriculture Wallace de
clined today to intervene in the strike
of Chicago stock yard employees. '
In response to a teiegram from the
Chicago livestock exchange board of
directors Wallace said the depart
ment of agriculture "is without au
thority to act in a matter of this
;The directors had asked Wallace to
use his influence vith President
Roosevelt in an effort to secure a set
tlement of the strike which virtu
virtually has paralyzed the yards.
1,438 EMPLOYED IN CAPITOL
LINCOLN, Nov. 2 J (UP) Some
1,43S persons are employed In Ne
braska's $10,000,000 capitol build
ing, the state planning board report
The board made the count in cal
culating how much flocr space is be
iug used 4n the state house for a re
port to the regional council. State
employees number 1,097 of whom
463 are employed full time and 341
receive their e hecks from the federal
govcrnn?ent. The laUer number 310
on full time employment.
of Yives of Non-
Employes of Cudahy Packing Co., at
Sioux City Discharged at
Request of CIO.
SIOUX CITY, la., Nov. 2 6 (UP)
Discharge of four women employes
6f the Cudahy Packing company here
at the request of the C.I.O.'s packing
house workers union was announced
Husbands of the women were said
to be non-striking employes of the
Swift and company plant here.
The women had been employed by
Cudahy for more than a year.
At the same time, Ar.thol Shelton,
Negro president of tho: Swift unit of
the union, gained hij freedom after
being in jail since shortly after the
strike bagan Sept. 29.
He had been held on a charge of
violating an injunction limiting
picketing but the information was
found faulty. Subsequently he was
arrested on a charge cf carrying a
A grand jury still ia investigating
charges in connection with the
strike, which began when the union
accused the company of refusing to
recognize a grievance committee;
No further conferences between
companr and union lef.iers have been
POSTPONE DRIVERS HEARING
LINCOLN, Nov. 25 ( UP) Pre
liminary hearing scheduled today
against general drivers union of
ficials Elmer ;C. Miller and John
'Hill was continued to December 2
are charged with assult. with intent
to do great .'bodily injury. Miller,
police said signed a statement admit
ting he used a sling shot to fire heavy
ball bearings through an open window
of a Wilson and Sons transfer truck
last week. Hill was alleged to have
been driving at the time of the in
cident. CONVICTS DRAW LIFE
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 26 (UP)
A federal court jury today con
victed two convicts of lirst degree
murder for killing a guard in May'r
attempted break from Alcatraz pen
itentiary The jury recommended
leniency, saving the pair from the
The men were James Lucas, 26, of
Abeliene, Texas, who won notcriet
for stabbing Al Capone in a previous
Alcatraz disturbance and Rufur
Franklin, 22, of Kilby, Alabama.
Today's verdict automatically called
for life sentences beyond recourse of
ANOTHER NAVY PLANE CRASHES
EL PASO, Texas, Nov. 26 (UP) A
naval airplane from San Diego. Cali
fornia rashed shortly after a take
off at Biggs army airfield today. Two
persons were killed instantly and a
third was injured.
Aviation Cadet L. T. Rowe, the
pilot and Machinist M-Uc C. K. Wise,
both of San Diego, wore killed and
Howard Willis, a Filipino mess at
tendant, was injured slightly. The
fliers bound for the cast coast were
up about 50 feet when the right wing
apparently collapsed. Witnesses said
the plane skidded for about 60 feet,
then flipped over.
FINALLY CATCHES FISH
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 25 (UP)
John Galloway.63, could compete
today with any fisherman's story. Gal
loway tried to lure a fish into his
basket while standing in the embar
cadero. He had no fish hcoks or line
but he could see the fish below. He
did his best to capture one by plac
ing his basket into the water. At
last he swung too far and fell in. He
was rescued and taken to a hospital
where attendants and police are the
authorities, a fish flopped out of his
A. H. Weichel sawed wood last
Lloyd Dimmitt of Ashland spent
Friday night and Saturday at the
Glenn -Dimmitt home.
H. L. Bornemeier has been serv
ing on jury duty during this term
oi court at Plattsmouth.
Mr. and Mrs. John Vickers and
Mr. and Mrs. Everett Ayres were
Lincoln visitors Saturday.
Rosemary Peters of Greenwood
spent her Thanksgiving vacation at
the Glenn Dimmitt home.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Vinson and
son, Charles, of Cedar Hill, visited at
the Frank Daugherty home Satur
Grace Muenchau, a student at the
Peru State Normal school, came home
Wednesday evening for Thanksgiving
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Armstrong en
tertained their sons and daughter
and their families at Thanksgiving
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Hutchinson
pnd son of Cedar Hill community
spent Thanksgiving day- with the
Charles Holmes family.
Archie Miller has the job of com
pleting the details of the maps taken
by a photographer from an airplane
last spring in connection with the
School closed Wednesday evening
lor Thanksgiving vacation for the
teachers and students. The teachers
returned to their homes for their
vacations. School reopens today.
Friends of Ed Stone, who resides
in California, will be more than
glad to learn that Mr. Stone's health
is much improved. They are advised
he may return to Nebraska to spend
Mrs. H. L. Bornemeier spent
Thanksgiving day with her mother.
Mrs. Ostertag of Elmwood. In the
evening Mrs. Bornemeier and Dickie
were present and all enjoyed a de
licious Thanksgiving meal.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Howe enter
tained Junior Weichel and Mr. and
Mrs. Raymond Bornemeier and little
daughter at dinner Wednesday even
ing in honor of little Lavonne who
was celebrating her first birthday
The Harry Weichel family. Mr.
and Mrs. Wilson Howe. L.-J. Dream
er of Lincoln. Mr. and Mrs. Laura
Dreajner and Ralph. Mr. and Mrs.
Lefler of Unadilla, Miss Irene Menke
and Miss Iona Weichel. of Lincoln,
were guests Thanksgiving day at
the J. C. Dreamer home at Elm
wood. Tax Foreclosure Sale
Frank Edwards purchased the
Schaeffer home at the sale held in
J. B. Elliott purchased the Art
Bird blacksmith shop. The town
purchased the drug store and the
property where the Hermanse fam
ily lives. "Mexican" Joe purchased
the home where the Koster family
Attend Golden Jubilee
Some of the folks from this com
munity attending the Golden Jubilee
of the Cedar Hill church Sunday,
November 20, were Mr. and Mrs.
Jesse Vinson and family, Mrs. Mar
ion Kellogg and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn
Dimmitt and son.
Dr. V. A. Hunter gave the morn
ing address. After a basket dinner,
talks were given by charter members
and former members from visiting
Bank Building Near Completion
The addition to the back of the
bank building and the basement is
near completion. Carl D. Ganz will
have his private offic in the part
that is being added. Mr. Ganz has
been driving to Lincoln, where he
had his office for the past several
Mr. Pilkington and sons, of Lin
coln, former Alvo people, have been
doing the work on the building.
Held Most Enjoyable Meeting
The Mothers'- Daughters' Council
club members enjoyed the delightful
hospitality of Mrs. Emil Reiche on
Friday afternoon, November 18.
Mrs. Ellis Mickle had charge of
the business meeting. Mrs. S. C.
Hardnock had charge of the devo
tions. Club singing was led by
Mrs. Earl Bennett.'
The lesson on "The Library and
Adult Education" was in charge of
Mrs. Glenn Dimmitt. Several inter
esting topics were given by club
members. A contest was held and
six members furnished practical
and enlightening information on
questions pertaining to the lesson.
At the close of the afternoon ac
tivities, Mrs. Reiche served hot rolls,
golden glow salad, cscalloped chick
en and coffee.
Mesdames Frank Taylor, William
Mickle, George Nickel and Grover
Hill were guests at the meeting.
DRUG ADDICTS INCREASE
SHANGHAI, Nov. 26 (UP) Dr.
M. S.. Bates, American physician at
tached to Nanking University, esti
mated today that there were 500,000
heroin addicts in Nanking.
He said that opium had been rare
and heroin almost unknown in Nan
king but "today opium and heroin
are abundantly supplied by author
ities and those enjoying protection
are tens of thousands of youths of
The Japanese are in control
Rest of Family
Mother Found Dead With Babe in
Arms and Two Other Children
Dead in Same Room.
HOUSTON, Tex., Nov. 26 (UP)
A year-old baby survived while her
mother, brother and bister died of
asphyxiation in the same room.
Mary Edna was tightly cluached
in the lifeless arms cf her mother,
Mrs. Lena Pearl Dorsey, 35. Her
brother, Calvin Dorsey, 9, and her
sister, Kathryn Ann, 3, also were
dead when the father, J. M. Dorsey,
returned home last night.
Dorsey grabbed up the baby and
ran to a neighbor, Mrs. N. II. El
liott, and said:
"Please keen my baby for me, I
think my whole family is dead."
He was trying to revive them
when police arrived.
They found a gas heater burning.
All but one window was tightly
closed. That one was slightly raised.
Tom Mayes, justice of the peace,
ordered a post mortem and withheld
Police could not explain the baby's
survival. She showed no ill effects,
doctors said. They said that she
might have been in a draft of air
carrying enough oxjgen to sustain
her. A baby need3 comparatively less
oxygen than an adult.
Dorsey, a telephone lineman, had
left his family yesterday morning.
They were in good health and spirits
when he last saw them.
DEATH OF MRS DISNEY
HOLLYWOOD, Nov. 26 (UP)
Mrs.Flora Disney, 71, mother of Walt
Disney was fatally overcome by gas
from a furnace today and her hus
band Elias Disney, SO, was in criti
They were both unconscious when
a maid. Alma Smith, found them.
Mrs. Disney died en route to Holly
wood hospital. The maid nearly col
lapsed from the fumts before she
Disney, attendants said, probably
will recover. The maid told police
that when she entered the kitchen
she became faint and opened the
doors and windows.' Then fearing for
her employers she ran to the bed
room and found them unconscious in
Pciice attributcd tho tragedy to a
faulty connection hi the furnace
which had been left burning all
The couple had been looking for
ward to celebration of their 51st
wedding anniversary next New Year's
day. The North Hollywood house in
which they lived was a gift to the
couple by their sons when they cele
brated their golden wedding anni
versary last January 1.
NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UP) A
disapointed suiter pursued Miss Mar
ion Wheeler along a corridor in the
New York Central building today thru
groups of workers, cornered her be
hind her desk, killed her with one
shot and then committed suicide in
The slayer who had been quarrel
ing with Miss Wheeler in the elevator
on the way to the 7th floor where the
shooting occurred, was identified by
policD as Jack McNcal, 52, of Yonkers.
New York, a Westchester county
suburb Police said he was a widower j
and had met Miss Wheeler through
his daughter. Frequently police said
he had begged the 32 year old girl
to marry him.
BLOWN OVER CLIFF
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 25 (UP)
Invcstigtors said today that George
H. Tilbury, 61, of Kennewick, Wash
ington was blown to death when a
strong east wind toppled him over
a 350-foot cliff along the Columbia
River highway . Tilbury was stand
ing on the edge of the road attempting
to hail a passing motorist after his
own car had been wrecked in a col-lission.
Services at the
C. S. Church
Many Attend Services Held at the
- Church at Sixth and Granite
Street Thursday at 11.
A Thanksgiving day service was
held by the Christian. Science Society
of this city in the church at Sixth
end Granite at 11 o'clock on the
morning of Thanksgiving day.
The service opened with the con
gregation singing the hymn No. 146
in the Christian Science Hymnal.
The Thanksgiving Proclamation
was then read by Mr: J. R. Tremble,
the First Reader. ,
The Scriptural selection was from
Philippians 4:1-20, and was also
read by the First Reader. After the
Scriptural selection the congregation
united in silent prayer which ' was
followed by the audible repetition of
the Lord s Prayer with its spiritual
interpretation from- the Christian
Science textbook, "Science a n T
Health with KGey to the Scriptures,"
by Mary Baker Eddy. " :
Hymn No. 3 42 from the Hymnal
v.as then sung by the congregation.
The lesson-sermon for Thanksgiv
icg day given in the Christian Sci
ence Quarterly and read in all Chris
tian Science churches in the United
States and many other parts of the
world followed the second hymn. The
subject of this lesson-sermon was
' Thanksgiving" and had for the
Golden Text: "Offer unto God
thanksgiving; and pay thy vows un
to the most High." (P3alms 50:14).
Ofter the responsive reading of
Pible passages, Mrs. Ogla Wiles, the
Second Reader, read the citations
chosen from the Bible, while Mr. J.
R. Tremble, the First Reader, read
the correlative passages from Science
Among the Scriptural verse3 was
included: "What shall I render unto
the Lord for all hi3 benefits-toward
me? I will pay my vows unto the
Lord now in the presence of all his
people. I will offer to thee the sac
rifice cf thanksgiving, and will call
upon the name of the Lord." (Psalms
116:12, 14, 17).
And among the citations from
Science and Health was: "Chris
tians rejoice in secret beauty and
bounty, hidden from the world, but
known to God.' Self-forgetfulness,
purity and affection are constant
prayers. Practice not profession, un
derstanding not belief, gain the ear
and right hand of omnipotence and
they assuredly call down infinite
blessings. Trustworthiness is the
foundation of enlightened faith.
Without a fitness for holiness we
cannot receive holiness. A great
sacrifice of material things must
precede this advanced spiritual un
deistanding." (pages 15, 16).
A solo entitled "Praise the Lord"
v a3 sung by Mr. Richard Cole, . the
soloist, accompanied by Mrs. Wiley
Sigler, the organist, after the lesson-
sermon had been concluded.
Testimonies appropriate to the oc
casion were then given by the Chris
tian Scientists in the congregation.
This period was completely filled by
expressions of gratitude for healings
and other help received during the
The closing hymn was No. 37 4
from the Hymnal and was followed
by the Scientific Statement of Being
from the Christian Science textbook
and the correlative passage from
I John 3:1-3 read by the First Read
er. The meeting was concluded with
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YOU own a home today
how do you know you
will own one tomorrow?
IF fire Visit3. you tonight
- will your insurance
cover the cost of all the
damage ? Best to be safe !
Searl S. Davis
OFFICKSi 2!Vn FLOOR
Platta. State Dank Btdg.
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