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PXATTSM0T7TH SEMI TEEEXT JGU2TA1
From Thursday's Dally
Entertains Nehawka Guests
Mrs. Ernest GUes entertained at
dinner yesterday four of her friends
from N'ehawka, Mrs. R. C. Pollard,
Mrs. Marion Tucker. Mrs. Frank
Lemon and Mrs. H. Kuntz. In the
afternoon they all went over to the
Fresbyterian church where they had
the pleasure of hearing Miss Jane
Boedeker of Murray tell of her visit
to the cathedrals of Europe and also
the piano solos from the talented
hands of Jane.
The Presbyterian Federation met
yesterday afternoon in the church
parlors. After a short business meet
ing: a Praise Service was given under
the direction of Mrs. H. G. McClusky.
A very fine program was given.
Mrs. Xolting gave a much enjoyed
accordian solo after which Miss Jane
Boedeker, recently returned from Eu
rope, gave a very interesting talk
cn the churches and cathedrals of
Europe. She told of the many beau
tiful cathedrals she attended while
studying in Paris and of those she
visited on a trip through the Eu
ropean countries with her parents.
Miss Boedeker also gave two very
excellent piano numbers which were
very much enjoyed. David Fowler,
music Instructor in the Plattsmouth
Christmas Broken Mix
Candy -fl Q)c
2 lbs JL
3-lb. box, 65 5-lb. C?
5-lbs., 95; 9lflC
2-lbs., 390; Mb.dlV
Med. Washed 4 fSr
Brazils, lb.. ..195
Neck Bones Oil.
Lean, Meaty, 6 lbs.-fcitJL
KEAUT, in Bulk, lb 4
C'rlxp, New Park
POBE LIVER, lb 10
STEAK, Tender, Juicy
Sirloin or Shortcuts, lb.19
Sound, Swiss, T-Bone -230
PORK CHOPS, cut from
End Cuts, lb 150
Choice Center Cuts, lb.190
HAMBURGER, 2 lbs 250
FreMhly Ground Ileef tutu
PORK SAUSAGE, lb 100
Krcohly Prepared In Hulk
HALIBUT, per lb 190
Slleetl or Piece
SALMON or Sable Fish,
Sliced or Piece, 2 lbs.250
WHITING FISH, 2 lbs.150
No. 10 Can iadi 97
GRAPEFRUIT, Sweet, Juicy
TKXA! MAKSII SKKDI.KSS
Large Size, doz 350
ORANGES, Calif. Sunkist
Large Size, doz 270
Medium Size, doz 200
APPLES, Fancy .
IDAHO YI.KS.P or
4 lbs. 250
GRAPES, Calif., lb 7y20
Sweet lied Kmperorn
CABBAGE, per lb 20
Kreh, Solid AVIeonla
Sunrise Sweet, Mild
COFFEE fl ff
3 lbs., 450; l-lb. JlsP
Quick or Regular fl
Large Pkg jL3
sib. Pkg. . . 29c
No. 2Va Cans, 2 for. jLCP
Ad for Plattsmouth, Tues.
and Wed., Dec. 13-14
high school, was heard in a beau
tiful violin number. He was ac
companied by Mrs. L. s. Devoe.
The meeting was closed with a
prayer by Rev. McClusky and de
licious refreshments were served by
Shower for Bride
Miss Margaret Cheval was honor
ed Tuesday afternoon at a miscel'
laneous shower given at her home
by her mother, Mrs. Frank Cheval
and grandmother, Mrs. Rosina Rip
The afternoon wa9 spent In games
and giving advice, to the bride-to-be.
Mrs. E. C. Ripple won the priae.
There were twenty-five guests at
the shower. Tho3e from out of town
were Mrs. Thomas Brandon, Mrs.
Ralph Rendenbaugh and Mrs. Rich
ard Randall, all of Omaha. The bride
received many very fine and useful
Delicious refreshments were served
by the hostesses, assisted by Mrs.
Zelma Gochenour and Mrs. Glen
From Friday's Daily
Mrs. E. H. Wescott entertained
her Sunday school class at a party
last night at Sunnyside. The eve
ning was spent in playing games. De
licious refreshments were served and
the evening's fun ended with group
K. B. Club Meets
The K. B. club was entertained
last night at the home of Mrs. Emil
Wurl. Prizes were won by Mrs.
Frank Bestor, first, Mrs. Frank
Cobelman, second and Mrs. John
Hatt, third. The party was also in
honor of Mrs. Ella Wolff who cele
brated her birthday yesterday, and a
gift was presented to her by the
club. The Christmas theme was car
ried out in the refreshments.
Have Delightftl Meeting
The meeting of the general feder
ation' of the St. John's Altar society
was held on Wednesday at the chapel
and club rooms at the church. The
ladies had a very interesting talk
by Monsignor George Agius at the
chapel and later adjourned to the
club rooms of the church for the so
cial hour. Bingo was enjoyed by the
group. A very fine luncheon was
served by the ladies of Circle No 2
at an appropriate hour.
Announces Forthcoming Marriage
Mrs. W. V. Barnes of Newark,
New Jersey, formerly of this city,
is announcing the forthcoming mar
riage of her daughter. Miss Blanche
Barnes, to Mr. Arthur J. Brant. The
marriage Is to occur at the Episcopal
church at Newark on Saturday, De
cember 24 th. The Barnes family
made their home here for a number
of years and were active in the work
of the St. Luke's church.
Hold Joint Meeting
A joint meeting was held yester
day at the hurch of the Women's
Foreign Missionary society and the
Home Missionary society of the
Methodist church. Each society held
a short business meeting. The devo
tionals were given by the home so
ciety with the lighting of three
candles, Time, Personality and Pos
sessions. A very floe play, "The Land of
the Peacemakers," was presented un
der the direction of Mrs. Harry
White. The play brought a wonder
ful Christmas message to the large
number of ladies attending the meet
The church parlors were beauti
fully decorated in keeping with the
Christmas season. Delicious refresh
ments, also carrying out the Christ
mas theme, were served by the hos
tesses. Mrs. A. M. Boynton, Ella Ken
nedy, Mrs. Herman Windham, Mrs.
Elmer Sundstrom and Mrs. R. B.
Passes 15th Birthday
Thursday evening Ralph Hilt, Jr.,
celebrated his 15th birthday anni
versary, his friends coming to en
joy the evening with him. Ralph
received beautiful gifts. Games were
played and prizes were won by Al
bert Rlchnrds and Don Martin. A
delicious lunch was served by his
mother, Mrs. Ralph Hilt.
Those . present were Bill Robert-
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son, John Soennichsen," Lars Larson,
Gerald Hennings, Bill Cloldt, Al
bert Richards. Bill Gayer, James
Mauzy, Cary Marshall, Don Martin;
Bill'-Hula, Ralph and Kenneth Hilt.
Home Economics Club
Wednesday evening the girls of the
Home Economics club held a covered
The supper was at 5:30 after
which a short business meeting was
held. Plans were made for a Christ
mas project. When the meeting ad
journed the remainder of the time
was used in playing games and bas
ketball. The party came to an end at 8
o'clock.. Twenty-seven members were
From Saturday's Pally
Mrs. J. A. Donelan entertained the
Afternoon club Thursday. Mrs. Karl
Brown of Papillion and Mrs. Henry
Goos won the honors.
Shower for Mrs. Pickens
Mrs. W. C. Soennichsen and Mary
Rosencrans entertained Friday eve
ning in honor of Mrs. Everett Pick
ens at a very charmingly arranged
shower at the Soennichsen home.
Throughout the rooms white chrys
anthemums lent attractiveness, these
also being used in the table decor
The evening was spent In bridge
and in which the honors were award
ed to Mrs. M. M. Webb and Mrs. Carl
Keil for their skill.
The guest of honor received a large
number of very beautiful and attrac
tive gifts as remembrances of the
At a suitable hour delicious re
freshments were served by the hos
tesses and in which dainty cradle
moulded ice cream carried out the
DEATH OF WILLIAM MILLER
From Thursday's Daily
William Miller, 54, a lifelong
resident of this city, died this morn
ing at the county farm west of the
city where he has been for some
time and in failing health. The de
ceased was a son of Mr. and Mrs.
W. H. Miller, old time resdients of
the northwest part of the city in
Orchard Hill. He grew up here and
received his education in the city
schools and in later years was em
ployed in railroad work until his
health commenced to" fall.
The parents preceded him In death
a number of years ago.
There is surviving his passing one
sister, Mrs. Anna Standley, of Lin
coln and one brother, George, who
resides in' Michigan. . , .
The body was taken to the Sattler
funeral home to await the arrange
ments for the funeral services.
SUGGEST BOXING TOURNEY
The golden gloves amateur boxing
tourney will be held in Omaha on
January 17th and 18th and prelim
inary tourneys are being held over
the state in district meets to provide
material for the main events at Om
aha. Kid Graves, who at one time
was the welterweight champion of
the world, suggests that Plattsmouth
stage one of the tryout tourneys for
the district meet. From his observa
tion the Kid is of the opinion that
in the Plattsmouth territory plenty
of entries in all classes might be
secured and furnish a real treat to
the lovers of boxing. This city has
some excellent talent that has par
ticipated in bouts in the past and
who could furnish the start of a fine
group in each of the classes. The
winners could then be sent to the
district tourney to contest.
HOLD COMPENSATION COURT
From Thursday's Darty
This morning' Judges Welsh, Cof
fee and Jackman, of the state com
pensation court were in the city to
hear claims that might be pending
under the state workmen's compen
DEPART FOR OUTING
From Thursday's Dally
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bierl and
daughter, Sophia, left this morning
for a week's visit with relatives and
friends at Stuart and Atkinson, Nebraska.
Photos - - - for Christmas
Our Studio in the Bekins Block has been Re-Opened
and We are Again AT YOUR SERVICE
SPECIAL 3 0x10 PHOTOS $2.00
Other Photos, 50 Doz., Up r-
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Same Location, in the Bekins Blag."
ing of the Social
Would Bring Into the Scope of Act
Agricultural Workers and
- WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UP)
The social security advisory council
met today to finish drafting a series
of recommendations for broadening
the social security act.
The group, composed of leaders in
labor and industry and persons rep
resenting" the public, began the writ
ing- of conclusions based on more than
a year of deliberations. It expects to
have the final report completed by
The outstanding recommendation
is expected to be a proposal to include
agricultural workers, domestic serv
ants and individual workers.
The report may also embrace plans
for providing- benefits for aged wives
and widows, increasing benefit pay
ments, and commencing- those pay
ments at a date earlier than that pro
vided for in the act January 1, 1942.
IOWA DEMOCRATS QUARREL
DES MOINES, la.', Dec. 9 (UP)
A long reported split In the Iowa
democratic party burst into the open
today when the state central commit
tee though E. H. Birmingham, chair
man, refused to recognize a call for
a state wide rally of the party Issued
by Governor Nelson G. Kraschel.
The governor announced the meet
ing for December 21 after saying he
had telephone conversations with
U. S. Senators Clyde L. Herring and
Guy M. Gillette and Congressmen
Vincent Harrington and William S.
"The purpose, Kraschel said,
"will be to promote good will and
harmony and to prepare for the 1940
In a statement Birmingham said,
"the organization will not recognize
any call for meeting of democrats
made by anyone other than the of
ficial party organization. .
"Such an unauthorized meeting
summoned by a lame duck has been
announced. The state central com
mittee and the county committees,
the duly elected representatives of
the party arranged no such meet
ing." Birmingham sald'he had telegrams
ffom Senators Herring and Gillette
and Congressman Harrington stating
that no official meeting should be
called without approval of the state
TO RESUME TRUCKING
OMAKA. Dec. 8 , (UP) Resump
tion of statewide trucking is to be
attempted shortly, big line operators
here announced today. Already the
lines have resumed normal schedule
between Omaha and Lincoln and
other points. There has been some
minor violence but nothing of a ser
ious nature has been reported.
Among the lines to reopen service
are some of the largest, including
Watson Brothers, Union Transfer
and On Time. Service today was ex
panded to include such points as Ne
braska City, Fremont, Fairbury,
Hastings, Beatrice and Columbus.
Attempts to settle the 14 weeks
old strike have been stalemated.
Union officials are bending their ef
forts to settle the strike at Kansas
City before ' resuming negotiations
JAP PLANE CRASHES
TOKYO, Dec. 8 (UP) An air
liner from Formosa crashed Into the
sea near Kyushu today with 12 per
sons, all Japanese, aboard. The
steamship Miyake Maru wirelessed
that it had rescued two of those
aboard. It was feared that the others
EARLY RESIDENT OF
GAGE COUNTY DIES
LINCOLN, Dec. 10 (UP) Mrs. J
H. Steinmeyer, 82, early day .resident
of Gage county died at the home of
her daughter Mrs. .Gladys Ahlquist
last night. Among- the surviving is
a son W R. Steinmeyer of Homesville
HAPPY HOME PROJECT CLUB
The Happy Home Project club held
their annual Christmas party Thurs
day afternoon at the home of Mrs.
Hugo Meisinger which was very
prettily decorated for the Christmas
season. The main centerpiece was a
beautifully decorated Christmas tree
and each member exchanged gifts
which were placed under the tree.
The afternoon was spent in games
and contests which were enjoyed by
all. Prizes were given, after which
gifts were exchanged. A delicious
luncheon was served by all. It con
sisted of sandwiches, potato chips,
cranberry salad, filled celery. Bavar
ian cream dessert, cup cakes and cof
fee. All members were present ex
cept one. Each member received a
small candy favor. A good time was
enjoyed by all.
COTTAGE BROKEN INTO
The cottage of Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Starkjohn on the farm northwest
of this city, was broken into some
time recently, it was discovered when
the farm was visited Thursday. The
parties had broken the lock off the
door, a large and heavy padlock hav
ing been used to lock up the house
and which had been pried out. There
was little of value left in the cot
tage which is used largely in summer
for short outings-by the Starkjohns.
Some provisions had been left at the
place and these bad been used or
taken by the invaders.
DEATH OF MRS. THOMAS
Plattsmouth friends of the Her
man L. Thomas family will regret
to learn of the death of Mrs. Isa-
belle Thomas, mother of Mr. Thomas,
which occurred on Friday evening at
Lincoln. Mrs. Thomas, who was well
advanced in years has been making
her home with her son, L. P. Thomas
and family at Lincoln. The funeral
services will be held on Sunday after
noon at 2:30 at the Baptist church
in Palmyra, Otoe county, old home
of the family.
TRUCKS HAVE CRASH
From Thursday's DaJly
This morning shortly before noon
an oil transport and another truck
collided on highway No. 75 south of
this city and with the result that
the transport lost a fender and the
truck also damaged to some extent.
The transport was brought into the
Chevrolet garage by the Bryant
wrecker and it is expected will be
taken on into Omaha and thence to
Norfolk, its destination.
MUNGER TAKES INJUNCTION
CASE UNDER ADVISEMENT
LINCOLN, Dec. 9 (UP) Federal
Judge T. C. Munger, took under ad
visement today the application of the
Iowa-Nebraska Light and Power com
pany for a temporary injunction to
prevent the city of York from con
structing a competive electric light
and power system.
Attorneys for the municipality dis
closed at the hearing that the city
council ad cancelled a letting schedul
ed for tonight when bids were to be
received for construction materials.
The council plans to readvertise for
bids in three or four weeks. The
power company contended that erec
tion of the municipal generating plant
and distribution system is "unlaw
Rubber Stamps at Towesl prices
at the Journal Office
State of Nebraska 1
County of Cass
By virtue of an
Order of Sale issued by C. E. Ledg-
way. Clerk of the District Court
within and for Cass County. Ne
braska, and to me directed. I will
on the 14th day of January, A. D.
1939. at 10:00 o'clock a. m. of said
day at the south front door of the
court house in Plattsmoutn, Ne
braska, in said county, sell as pub
lic auction to the highest bidder for
cash the following real estate, to
witl " Lots 1-10-18-19-21-24-30 in
the northwest quarter (NW!4)
and Lot 27 and all that part of
Lots 20 and 25 lying west of
the public road in the southwest
quarter of the northeast quarter
(SWVL of the NE4 ) all in Sec
tion twenty-one (21), Township
eleven (11), Range fourteen
(14). East of the 6th P. M.,
containing 92 V acres, more or
less, according to the United
States Government Survey there
of, in Cass county, Nebraska
The same being levied upon and taken
as the property of Frank E. Vallery,
et al. Defendants, to satisiy a judg
ment of said Court recovered by The
Union Central Life Insurance Com
r.nnv nf rtnHnnati. Ohio, a corpora
tion. Plaintiff against said Defend
ants. Plattsmouth, Nebraska, December
10, A. D. 1938.
- Sheriff Cass - County,
From Friday's Dally
Judge E. B. Taylor, of Weeping
Water, was here today attending to
some matters at the court house.
Attorney C. E. Tefft of Weeping
Water, was a visitor in the :ity to
day to attend to some matters in the
. William B. Banning of Union, was
a visitor in the city today to attend
to some matters of business and visit
ing w-ith friends for a few hours.
From Saturday's Dally
Miss Evelyn Meisinger, of Omaha,
will be an over Sunday guest here of
Miss Mary Jane Mark.
E. A. Frerichs or LIncorn, agency
manager for Security Mutual Life
Insurance company was a business
visitor in Plattsmouth yesterday.
WRIST IS IMPROVING
Richard Cole, of southwest of the
city was in Friday to look after some
business matters and his friends were
pleased to note that his injured arm,
is now healing nicely and he has
the wrist now so that it only re
quires a bandage. He has been suf
fering from the injury since October
26th and was required to have the
arm In a cast for some time.
RETURNS FROM HOSPITAL
John B. Kaffenberger drove to
Omaha Friday afternoon to bring
Mrs. Kaffenberger and son, Duane
Ronald, home from the Methodist
hospital where the little one was
born. Both are getting along very
Ifou'll enjoy dt&ppUuf
Pork & Beans
No. 2lz Tins, 2 for
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Mock Chicken Legs, 6 or 25c
Pure Lard, 5 lbs. for 45c
Rnrnn Ssunrcs. lb 15C
Bulk Kraut, per lb.1
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S at our regular low prices.
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WE HAVE A FULL' LINE
Weeping Water First Home Game on
December 15th, Tech as a
Following is the schedule of the
Plattsmouth high school for the
Dec. 15 Weeping Water, here.
Dec. 3fr Tech High (Omaha) here.
Jan. 10 Valley, here
Jan. 13 Glenwood, there.
Jan. 20 Nebraska City, there.
Jan. 28 College View, there.
Jan. 31 Nebraska City, here.
Feb. 3 Neb. School for the Deaf,
Feb. 7 Auburn, here.
Feb. 10 Ashland, here.
Feb. 17 Blair, here
Feb. 24 Wahoo, there.
March 1, 2, 3 and 4 Class A and
B district tournaments.
WIN FOOTBALL LETTERS
Four Plattsmouth athletes were
awarded football letters at Tarkio
College this season. The men award
ed include, Kenneth Armstrong,
tackle, Stuart Porter, fullback, sen
iors; Joe Case, halfback, and Wayne
Falk, guard, sophomores.
At a recent meeting the Tarkio
College football players voted to give
trial to a new method of selecting a
captain of itheir team. According to
the new ruling, game captains will
be appointed for each contest and at
the end of the season a captain will
be selected on the basis of teamwork
and ability shown during the year.
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