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From Friday's Daily
M. A. 0. Club
On Tuesday, November 22, the
M. A. O. club had a otitj o'clock lunch
eon and a handkerchief shower in
honor ot Mrs. G. A. Pahl and Mrs.
Ed Rosen who are leaving Platts
mouth. Mrs. I). M. Babbitt was hos
tess. The afternoon was spent in
playing "Dunco," wlch Mrs. Fred
Wlrth and Mrs. Roj-en winning the
prizes. " ;
, No. 2 Can.
PORK & BEANS
6 for 29c
No. 2lz Cans. 3 for 29
Crisp, in Bulk
POEK LIVER, lb 10$
HAMBURGER or Bulk
Sausage. 2 lbs 256
Sirloin or Short Cuts15
-Round, Swiss, T-Bone19
PORK CHOPS, lb 21
( hrici- Crilrr Cat
or Ring Bologna, 2 lbs.25
OYSTERS. Fresh, Pint25
HALIBUT, lb. 19
l-argr Choirs Sllorw
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SALMON or Sable
Pish, 2 lbs 25
Mlo" or IMe
WHITING FISH, 2 lbs.15
No. 10 Can
Sunrise Sweet, Mild
l-lb. Bag, 15
3 lbs. .
Fine Granulated Beet
TANGERINES, med. sizeli
Swrrt, Juicy Klorlila V.nny
Medium Size, doz 19
Large Size, doz 23 C
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Trndrr, AYell llleaehed
YAMS, U. S. No. 1, 4 lbs.19
Iorto II lean
ONIONS, U. S. No. 1
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50-lb. bag 99
3 lbs. 10$
CABBAGE, fresh, solid, lb.2
WlMwanli Ilollaad Seed
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Ad for Plattsmouth, Tues.,
Wednes., Nov. 29-30 : .
W. H. M. S. Meeting "
The Methodist : Home Missionary
society met this week at the home
of Mrs. Albert' Funk where a very
interesting program was enjoyed and
covering "New. Horizons in Chris
tian Social Relations."
Mrs. J. C. Lowson had charge of
There were six minute talks given
by the members of tlje society on dif
ferent phases of the theme of the
program, "Christian Homes," by Mrs.
Fred Howland, "Medical .Service,"
Mrs. Val Burkel, "Christian Social
Service" by Mrs. J. C. Lc wson, "v Om
an's Missionary Service,"' Elizabeth
Spangler, "Christian Education,
Mrs. R. B. Hayes.
At a suitable hour dainty refresh
ments were served by the hostess to
add to the enjoyment of the mem
On Tuesday, .November 22, Shirley
Burtham celebrated her thirteenth
birthday with a party, having seven
teen girl friends present. The deco
rations, contests and games were
carried out to correspond with rthe
Delicious refreshments were sery
ed by Shirley's mother, assisted by
Those present were Donna Faye
Mason, Leon a Coolman, Donna Bee
Seiver, Elinor Eaton, Charlotte
Jaeger, Bonnie Walters. Betty Gun
sally, Ruth Farmer, Millie Kozachik,
Eileen Aaylor. Glad3 Faye Rhoades,
Marie Blake, Darlene Hackenberg,
Catherine Kaffenberger and Dorothy
Shirley received many nice gifts
and well wishes, as well as the as
surance that a fine time was had by
Mr. and Mrs. John Rice, Cedar
Creek, entertained at their country
home Thursday evening, Nov. 17th,
honoring Mr. and Mrs. Earney New
ton, who were a recent fall bride and
The evening was spent writing ad
vice for the couple, making clothes
pin brides, and a spelling contest.
Mrs. Margaret McClenahann was
winner for the making of the best
bride and Mrs. Evelyn Franke won
in the spelling contest.
The hostess served & delicious
lunch, being assisted by Mrs. Louis
The evening was happily spent and
everyone wished the bride and groom
a happy married life. They received
many very beautiful presents which
will long be cherished.
Those attending were Mr. and Mrs.
Paul Long and daughter, Janice of
Mynard; Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Eager
and infant son, Glenn Warren of
Louisville; Mrs. Margaret McClana
han, Mrs. Elmer Taylor, Mrs. Frank
Warren, Mrs. Richard Beverage and
Margaret Taylor of Plattsmouth; Mr.
and Mrs. Everett Newton; Mrs. Franz
Petereit and daughter. Vera Elaine,
Mrs. Evelyn Franke, Mr. and Mrs
George Miller, Gene and Patricia
Anne. Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Meisinger,
and son Albert, Mrs. Louis Hennings,
Myrtle Hennings, Marlyn Jane Reed,
Mr. and Mrs. Earnay Newton and
the host and hostess, Mr. and Mrs.
From Saturday's Dally
K- B Club Meets
The K-B card club was entertain
ed very pleasantly Friday evening at
the home of Mrs. . John F. Wolff,
bridge serving to pass the time most
delightfully. Mrs. K. A. Schneider
was winner of high score, Mrs. R. W.
Knorr second Jnad Miss Laura Mei
singer the third honors.
Entertain at Country Home
Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Barnard
entertained at their pleasant coun
try home near Mynard on Thanks
giving day for. Mrs. W. H. Venner of
this city, Mrs. William B. Porter ot
Omaha and Mr. anl Mrs. J. .. R.
Tremble of near Mynard. A sumptu
ous dinner was served and thorough
ly enjoyed by all.
Honor Emil Ptak
T". -Ti 1 . o
.nrs. Lmu rxaK entertained at a
dinner party today in honor of her
husband who is celebrating his 65th
birthday today The party was a
surprise to Mr. Ptak. It was attended
by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sharpnack and
Jerry, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Ptak
and Denny, A. W. Cloidt, Pat and
Billie. and Miss Margaret Ann Val
VISIT AT HUMBOLDT
Mrs. Bessie Bourne. Mr. and Mrs,
Rex Bourne, of this city with Mr.
and Mrs. Lester Gansemer and fam
ily of Murray, have returned from a
holiday visit near Humboldt at the
country home of Mr. and Mrs. H. I
Rnnm Thev e'ntoved the traditional
Thanksgiving dinner together and
had a very pleasant vlBit. J
to a Pioneer
Throughout . Life, . Mrs. Sophia Mc
Laughlin Found Delight in Un
selfish Service to Others.
Death came to Mrs. Sophia Mc
Laughlin, a pioneer resident of Elm
wood, Jast Monday evening, Novem
ber 21, 1938. She was born March
4, 1855 near Topferris, New York,
and was 8.1 years, 8 months and 17
days old. Her father" was born in
Bremen, Germany, and her mother
in Hanover, Germany, but soon af
ter their marriage came to the Unit
ed States to establish their home.-
When Mrs. McLaughlin was two
years old her father died, and six
years later her mother also passed
away, leaving her an orphan at the
tender age of eight. For a short time
after the death of her 'mother, she
was cared for by an aunt, and was
then taken to a children's orphanage
in New York City. When she was
about twelve years old. in company
with a car load of orphans, she was
sent to Henry, Illinois; where she
was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. James
Iiosic, who gave her the same paren
tal care and treatment as their own
children. She attended school. Sun
day school and church services with
her fosters sisters and brothers, hav
ing fortunately been adopted into a
real Christian home.
She continued to make her home
with her foster parents until her
marriage on November 16, 1873, to
Henry McLaughlin. They lived on
a farm in that vicinity for seven
years, coming to Nebraska in the
spring of 1880 and locating on the
farm now occupied by their son
Leonard. For 21 years they resided
on the farm, until the spring of
1901, when they retired from farm
life and moved into Elmwood. '
Five children were born to Mr.
and Mrs. McLaughlin, one of whom.
William, preceded his parents in
death. Those surviving are Mrs.
Anna Rogge, of Lincoln; Harry, of
Lincoln; Leonard, of Elmwood, and
Mrs. Minnie Creamer, of Waverly.
The husband and father passed
away March 20, 1917.
From early life on, Mrs. McLaugh
lin was a devout Christian. For many
years she was a faithful and devoted
member of the Church of Christ' at
Elmwood. The Sunday school class
which she taught for years will miss
her greatly, but, we feel sure, will
remember her Christian teachings
and be influenced to right living by
She wag also a - member of the
Order of Eastern Star, at Elmwood.
which organization she served as
chaplain for a quarter of a century.
As a neighbor and friend she was
loyal in every way and could always
be counted' among the ; faithful In
every time of need. She derived
pleasure from being of service ' to
others and oftentimes taxed her own
strength 'and health to assist ; those
in need or distress.
In her-passing from the' commun
ity, the memory of her unselfish
Christian life will long linger in the
hearts of those who knew and loved
her best. She has fought a good
fight; she has finished her course;
she has kept the faith and now
goes to the rich reward she has so
Besides the four children, there
are left to cherish and revere her
memory eight grandchildren, six
great-grandchildren, three foster sis
ters, one foster brother and a host
FUNERAL OF MRS. T. B, BATES
The funeral services ' of the late
Mrs. T. B. Bates were held at the
Brailey & Dorrance chapel in Om
aha Thursday morning at 10:30, the
impressive and simple rites ' being
conducted by Dr. H. G. McClusky ot
the First Presbyterian church of
this city, an old family friend, who
brought : words of comfort to the
bereaved. ' ' '
During the service the organist of
the chapel played softly three of the
old and loved hymns. "Jesus, Lover
of My Soul," "Rock of Ages" and
"Abide with Me."
Dr. McClusky also conducted the
rites at the grave In Oak Hill ceme
tery, the departed being laid' to rest
beside her husband who had pre
ceded her in death seven years ago.
The pall bearers " were selected
from among the members of the im
mediate family, they being Jay
Smith and Ned .-French, of Omaha;
Guy French and Esten Acre, of Kan
sas City. Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Ned and
Mrs. Guy French, 'Mrs. Acre and Mrs.
JR. A. Bates accompanied the cortege
. RED cjtqSS .ROLL CALL
Following are names of those join
ing the Plattsmouth Red Cross chap
ter, in addition to those previously
published In the Journal:
Howard W. Dodd3
James J.' Holy
Theodore E. Piak
Minnie E. Alwin
Henry A. Hughson
Raymond J. Larson
Leslie W. Niel
Thomas F. Ruby
John L. Beckman '
James H. Graves
Willard N. Brink
Anton F. Hason
Vern T. Hendricks
H. L. Kruger
Dr. H. G. McClusky
F. A. Fricke
T. H. Pollock
Mrs. R. A. Bates
E. H. Schulhof
C. C. Wescott
E. H. Wescott
Mrs. Floyd Yeliok
C. E. Waters
Cass County Motor Co. .
E. A. Wurl :'
Weyrlch & Hadraba
Henry Timm 1
Emil Weyrlch "
R. W. Knorr . .
THE THLRTY DWARFS"
A very delightful and cjever
Thanksgiving program was present
ed by the kindergarten class ot the
Central school to about fifty parents
atd friends Wednesday forenoon at
10:45. The theme of the program
was SncwrWUite and the Thirty
Dwarfs." Marilyn Bourck, master of
ceremonies, asked the people to step
on her magic carpet to take a trip
to Fairyland where tney were wel
comed by the 30 dwarfs who per
formed individually in a very clever
and interesting manner.
Those participating; in the program
were: Aileen Lowson, Dale Gray,
Johnnie Glaze, Florence Reed, Bruce
Dale Fleischman, Barbara Burke,
Billie Kieck, Wayne Shryock, Curtis
Winters, Richard ,. , Gapen, Ernest
Schubeck, ( Donald Grussman, Patty
Ann Mason, Lois . Shroeder. -Marie
Bashus, . Rita Fulton, Howard Her
rington.V,. Ethel. Gr.uf, Raymond
Grauf. Betty Jeajj. Sander, Betty
Howland. Voneita .SIoaq,. Lulu Yard
ley, Freddie Colyer, Allan Roehlfs,
Bobby Moore, Francis Dean Chrls
tensen, Stuart Spidell. Allen Parker,'
Barbara Jane Lamphear..
Miss Sylvia Korbel is .the kinder
BASKETBALL IN FULL SWING
. Coach Hoffman started basketball
in full force Monday night. About
thirty . boys reported. Only three
regulars are back from last year's
squad. . Captain . Hayes. . Rebal, and
Reed are the regulars returning.
Jacobs, Smith, Wall -are other mem
bers who were on last year's squad.
Monday, night practice was devoted
to passing, shooting, offensive work.
and a short scrimmane. The lineup
had Rebal and Tidball at forward,
Hayes center. Reed and Davis guard.
On the defense, James Yelick and
Martin forwards, Noble center, Minor
and .Wall guards. Other boys report
ing are Mauzy, White, Armstrong, B.
Yelick, Neilson, Gayer, Hild, Brink,
McClaln, Slatlnsky, Grcdoville, Wohl-
forth and several other boys
ANNUAL MEETING OF -
ARBOR LODGE DISTRICT
( The annual meeting of Arbor
Lodge district, Boy Scouts, is to be
held Tuesday evening, November 29,
at Nebraska City, beginning with a
6:30 dinner at the Grand Hotel.
Raymond Larson, Scoutmaster,
and the entire Scout committee E.
H. .Wescott, Elmer Webb, E. G. Ofe.
Fred Lugsch and J. A. Capwell from
this city expect to attend.
. There will be discussions on such
important subjects as Advancement,
Finance. Activities, and New Ideas
in ' Scouting. Also the annual elec
tion of a district chairman.
Claude' Wilson, president of the
Cornhusker Council, of which Arbor
Lodge district is a part, will speak.
RECEIVES HOLIDAY GREETING
, Joseph F. Hadraba of the firm of
Weyrich & Hadraba. received a very
pleasant remembrance on Thanks
giving from his son, Ted Hadraba,
a cablegram from Prague, Czecho
slovakia, where he is a member of
the staff of the American ministry.
The condition of affairs in central
Europe with its uncertainty has made
the message doubly welcome and
with its assurance of the welfare of
the relatives at Prague.
TARKIO WINS FROM PERU
The Tarklo Owls, on which team
several Plattsmouth young men are
members. Thanksgiving turned back
the Peru State teachers team by the
score of 9 to 0, in a touchdown and
a field goal.
The Tarklo touchdown came in
the first three minutes of the game
when. Schoonover, quarterback of the
Owls, returned a Pom punt forty
yards, then dashing off twenty yards
to the touchdown.
In the final period of the game
Tarkio drove to the Peru ten yard
stripe four times but were held. In
this period Hall of Tarkio place
kicked from the Peru 17 yard mark
er for the score.
The game was the last with Tarkio
for Kenneth Armstrong, all confer
ence tackle and Stuart Porter, full
back, both of whom were in the game
to the close and had a large part In
checking the Peru oti'ensive play.
Armstrong may enter the ranks of
the professional football leagues at
the close of his college work in the
Joseph Case, local boy played at
right halfback for Tarkio and Wayne
Falk held a guard position for the
Missourians in the game.
A number of the Plattsmouth fans
were in attendance 8t the game.
MANY ATTEND DANCE
Friday evening County Attorney-
elect Walter H. Smith and bride en
tertained their friends at a dancing
party at the American Legion build
ing which was attended by several
hundred of the residents of the com
munity. Mr. and "Mrs. Smith returned Fri
day morning from their honeymoon
in the east and are now at home in
their residence at the Herold apart
ments. The music for the dance was fur
nished by Peter Gradoville and or
chestra and their delightful program
of music was- enjoyed until a late
hour by the jolly paryt of dancers.
JOLLY WORKERS CLUB NOTES
On November 4th the club met at
the home of Mrs. Emma Kaffenber
ger with all members present. After
the business meeting tiie ladies play
ed pinochle and high score went to
Mrs. Fred Buechler and low to Mrs.
Max Vallery. This being the birth
day of Mrs.. Kaffenberger, each mem
ber presented her with a lovely towel.
The hostess served a delicious lunch.
Tuesday of last weok the club met
at the home of Mrs. Max Vallery, at
an all day quilting, with a delicious
dinner served at noon. The ladies en-
oyed the day very much.
RIVER CLOSING UP
The keen and cold days of the
past week has had a tendency to
start the annual freeze up' of the
Missouri river at this point. The
slush ice that was flowing the first
part of the week is now turning to
heavier ice along the sides of the
stream. The center where the cur
rent is stronger is still open but
with continued cold will probably
close up in a short time. The boats
used in the river improvement work
which are at the "harbor," have kept
the river open at that point by their
AT STETS0N-0GLETH0RPE GAME
The Trocadette drill team, com
posed of 68 Lake Worth (Fla.) High
School girls, will journey to Deland,
Fla., on Saturday to be guests of
Stetson University and take part in
the parade that precedes the Stetson-
Oglethorpe (Ga. ) football game. The
Trocadettes have also been invited to
march between halves of the game.
Miss Marilynn Wilcox, formerly of
Plattsmouth, Nebr., is a member of
the Corps. Lake Worth (Florida)
RETURNS FROM WEDDING
Mr. and Mrs. Ben f.peck and son.
Marlon, returned Friday from I'tain
view, Nebraska, where they were in
attendance at the marriage of their
daughter, Miss Marie, on Thanksgiv
VISIT WITH OLD FRIENDS
Mr. and Mrs. Roy James, of Rock
well City, Iowa, are here to enjoy a
visit over the week end at the home
of Ward Whelan, brother of Mrs.
RETURNS FROM KANSAS
S. S. Gooding, who has been visit
ing at Republic and Hadam, Kansas,
has returned home to this city. He
found it quite cold in his stay and
much threat of snow, this causing
him to cut short his visit.
The committee responsible for tbe
program at the high school Wednes
day was composed of Stuart Sedlak,
president of the student council, John
Tidball, vice-president and Norma
The program consisted of two vocal
solos by John Jacobs "All Ashore"
and "I've Got a Date With a Dream,"
his accompaniment hing played by
Ruth Westover. The second number
was two accordlan solos by Helen
Slatlnsky, "I Like to - Dance" and
"Cathedral in the Pines."
Allan White provided the next
number on the program by rendering
a, trumpet solo, "Gypsy Love Call."
Whipple Leonard played hi3 accom
paniment. Rev. Lowson gave a very fine ad
dress to the student body in keeping
with the Thanksgiving theme.
AVIATION OFFICER HERE
Oliver Johnstone, captain in the
U. S. aviation corps, who has been
stationed at Seattle, Washington, as
instructor of cadets, was in the city
for a short time Thanksgiving as a
guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank A. Cloidt and family. This
cadet instruction is a new branch of
the service and Captain Johnstone is
leaving for Pensacola, Florida, where
he will serve in a simiiar capacity.
Mr. Johnstone is a son of Marguer
ite Walters Johnstone, former resi
dent of this city and has visited here
frequently in the lifetime of his
grandfather, the late Emil Walters.
He 13 a graduate of the University
of Wyoming and has had special
training in his work at the Univer
sity of Southern California.
AD FOR TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY
4S-lb. Bag ....
3-lb. Bag . . .
Regular or Quick
iw. B. C. 4 Rq
2-1 b. caddy
All rmdy far lh ovin.
Nothing to da but boko.
tartt panful in sanitary packaga. .
FRANK'S or SMITH'S PAG J rJ
Kraut VRc Soap TJJn
No. 2J2 Cans, 3 for. 10 Bars for
Santos FREE Pint Bottle
Coee TZq SSilex piio
Lb., 15c; 3 lbs. with Qt. Bottle at. . . 4
A New Treat HOUCV KRC
Chili-ets gQc -ib. Pan
3 Cans Comb Honey, each. 20
Sorghum Home Grown Early Ohio
Gal, 85c; !2- POtatOCS Ctf 7?
Gal, 45c; Qt. Can ;..kJ 100-lb. Bag . .
2 lb. Peices and up
PORK CHOPS, center cuts, lb.. . . .23c
CHILI BRICKS, Glazer's, 2 for 45c
Armour's Star Textureated
5 lbs. . . . . . . .
No Limit to Quantity
a "Eat Flelschmann's
Thanksgiving: 7 :
Very Quiet Day
in -This City
Community Services Held Wednesday
Evening and Bay Largely Spent
. , - in Home Gatherings. ,
In observance of the Thanksgiving
season, community imion services
were held on ' Wednesday night at
the First Christian church where a
fine congregation cf the residents
came to offer ' up ' th'Uir thanks for
the blessings that the year had
brought and for the sparing of the
entire nation from in.uy of the .evils
that, have been found in other parts
of the world.
Rev. J. W. Taenzlcv, pastor of the
church, presided ov.r the services
and in which other ministers of
the city participated. . -
Mrs, O. C. Hudson played the pre
lude as the congregation was seated
for the service.
Rev. G. A. Pahl, pastor of the
St. Paul's Evangelical church, had
the scripture reading and Dr. H. G.
McClusky of the Firrt Presbyterian
church, the Thanksgiving prayer.
The choir gave the very beauti
ful and appropriate number, "The
Lord Reigneth, Let the World Re
joice." The sermon was given by Rev.
J. C. Lowson, pastor of the First
Methodist church, who brought a
strong message on the American's
opportunity for thanksgiving, for
the benefits that had come to us and
which in a world of unrest offered
real cause for Thanksgiving
Yeast for Health"
medium package only 5c
you buy 1 large package
Prince Albert or
iash and Carry
Shurfine Light or Golden
Per Gallon :.r
No. 2 cans, 3 for. . .
Cass County drown
14-oz. Bottles OC
2 for & J
"FINEST QUALITY MARGARINE"
Yeast for' Health"!