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PLATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOUENAL
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1938.
the Plattsmouth Journal
PUBLISHED SEMI-WEEKLY AT PLATTJQIOUTH, NEBRASKA
Entered at Poetoffice. Plattsmouth, Neb., as icon-cU8P mall matter
MRS. R. A. BATES, Publisher
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We Will Pay $2
for any Dead Horse
Weighing 1,000 lbs. op over.
2214 and Reverse Call
THERE isn't a better
plan for your protection
than to insist on one ef
my policies. You then
know that you always
have the dependable ser
vice for which this home
agency is noted.
Searl S. Davis
OFFICES! 2ND FLOOR
Platts. State Bank Bldg.
Cut Flowers I
and'4 Potted Plants , i
We Telegraph Flowers Anywhere
HENRY JASPER, Florist I
UELOCPEDES TJAGOifiS SLEDS
OUR SPECIALTY FOR SANTA 8
All Kinds of Useful Gifts for Mother, Dad
Pyrex - Enamelware - Knives 8
HOW ABOUT A
OR A RANGE
Scores of other items at Popular Prices Kroehler has THE Goods !
DR. JOHN P.
Tuesday, December 20tb
We have secured the most scientific instrument and expert
technicians to run it
This instrument will locate any diseased condition from which
you are suffering. .
It will tell you you need not tell it.
One member of your family, may have free examination. - Other
members of the same family at one-half the regular fee of $5.00.
No tlothing need be removed.
Married ladies should be accompanied by husbands, if possible;
that both may have the knowledge this machine makes available.
Remember it is best to KNOW just wliat causes your ailments
and how to remove them, than to be tdd later you have an in
curable disease. -"
PLATTSMOUTH HOTEL, PLATTSMOUTH, NEBR. TUESDAY
" DEC. 20 CLINIC HOURS, 10 A. M. TO 5 p. M. .'
Dr. John P. Johnston, D. C
Plate sapper and bingo party at
Lewiston Community Center, Dec. 23.
Public invited. A good time for
Mrs. Georgia Creamer, Alma Yard-
iley and Mrs. Lulu Wolfe were in
Nebraska City Monday doing some
Mrs. Arthur Hanson has not been
feeling the best for some time but
is better at this time. . .
Don't forget Dec. 23 at Lewiston
Community Center. Play bingo, take
home a chicken, pie or cake and other
prizes to suit everyone. This is Fri
day, Dec. 23.
HELPS IN GOOD WOKK
Assisting in the Christmas spirit
here of remembrance of the children
of the community will be found many
of the business houses of the city.
The Kroehler Hardware store of
this city have arranged remembrance
for 'a grcup of the children which
is turned over to the American Le
gion Auxiliary for" distribution on
Christmas. This is a real demon
stration of the Christmas spirit and
will aid very much in the providing
of remembrances for the youngsters
who may not otherwise have a
Locust Phone 34
NEW WASHER 8
FOR MOTHER? 8
EAGLE HEWS ITEMS
Fred Spahnle is carrying his arm
iu a sling this week due to infec
tion. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Root visited
with Mr. and Mrs. Will Hudson Sun
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Umland and
family spent Thursday evening with
Mr. and Mrs. Paul B. Johnson. -
Mrs. Lydia Muenchai and Miss
Lillie Muenchau of Elmwood called
at the W. E. Muenchau home last
R. B. Morgan and Mr. and Mrs.
C. E. Allen and Jack of Lincoln vis
ited last Sunday at the home of Mrs.
S. E. Allen.
Mrs. Joe Rudolph, who is spend
ing the winter in Lincoln with rela
tives, spent last Wednesday after
noon in Eagle.
Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Wright motor
ed to Weeping Water and spent Sun
day with their daughter, Mrs. Floyd
Hite and Mr. Hite.
Sunday evening guests of Mr. and
Mrs. W. B. Hursh were Mr. and
Mrs. Will Ossehkop of Walton and
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Oberle.
Mrs. M. T. Williams, who had
spent a week with her sister, Mrs.
John Stradley in Greenwood, return
ed home last Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Piersol and
son and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Pier
sol and family of Lincoln visited at
the L. W. Piersol home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Max Barrett of
Beatrice were in Eagle last Satur
day. While here they visited with
Mrs. Barrett's uncles, Will Hudson
and George Trimble and their fami
lies. Sir. and Mrs. E. C. Oberle were
called to Lincoln early Sunday morn
ing due to the sudden illness of their
son, Lloyd, who was suffering from
an attack of appendicitis. He was
feeling much better Sunday after
noon. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rudolph and
family and Mr. and Mrs. John Fis
cher and family were the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. James Mills near Mur
dock last Sunday.
Mrs. Louisa Wachter, Mrs. Marie
Hamilton, Mrs. Mary Wachter and
Dorothy Thomas of Eagle and Mr
and Mrs. Howard Mick of Lincoln
were- Sunday dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs! "Albert Wachter near Wal
Mr. and Mrs. William Latrom and
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Remaley of
Lincoln were Sunday guests of Mr. J
and Mrs. Fred Spahnle and Mr. and
Mrs. William Trumble.
An oyster supper was enjoyed at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul B
Johnson last Saturday evening, cele
brating the birthday anniversaries
of J. L. Wall and Miss Melva Wall,
and the wedding anniversary of Mr.
and Mrs. Arthur Thomson, all of
which occur this week.
Those present were Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur Thomson and sons of Pal
myra, Alton Haase of Bennet, Mr,
and Mrs. J. L. Wall and Melva and
Mr. and Mrs. Paul B. Johnson.
Methodist Aid Meets
Mrs. Clarence Slosson was hostess
to the Methodist Aid at her home
on Wednesday afternoon, December
7. Mrs. A. J. Nelson, Miss Helen
Would you like to have
a Christmas Gift Apron?
And Sara and Aggie will
tell you how to get
9:00 A. M.
Monday thru Friday
Nelson and Mrs. Ernest Underwood
were welcomed as new members.
Other guests were Mrs. Mary Lan
ning and Mrs. E. C. Oberle.
After a short business meeting,
there was an exchange of gifts.
The hostess served refreshments
at the close of a pleasant afternoon.
The next meeting will be at the
home of Mrs. E. M. Stewart.
Former Eagle Resident Dies
Funeral services for Oscar Ander
son, who passed away at his home
in Lincoln last Wednesday were
hold in Lincoln Friday and burial
was in the Eagle cemetery.
Mr. Anderson has been located in
Lincoln for the past twenty years.
Before going to Lincoln, he was en
gaged in the hardware business in
He was well known in this com
munity and relatives and friends
here mourn his passing.
Mr. Anderson was a son-in-law of
Mrs. Emma Judkins and brother-in-law
of Elmer Judkins.
Methodist Church Notes
Sunday school at 10 o'clock Sun
day, December 18.
During the church hour the choir
will present the Christmas cantata,
' The Coming of Christ." We hope
that everyone will make a special
efi'ort to come at 11 o'clock to this
special Christmas musical program.
The annual Christmas program of
the church school will be held at
the church on Christmas eve. De -
cember 24th. On Sunday morning,
December 25th, a children's service
is being planned.
DONALD E. SPRINGER,
The Search-Lite club met at the
home of Mrs. ..p.. A. Hursh Friday,
December 9. All members were
present but one and ten visitors were
also there. The guests were:
Mrs. Clarence Slossen and Sarah
Lee, Mrs. Ernest Underwood, Mrs.
Orin Lanning, Mrs. Harley Smith,
Mrs. McCartney, Mrs. L. W. Piersol,
Maxine and Dickie Stoll and Eliza
beth Ann Gardner.
The social leader directed one
play and two Karnes. : The games
were acted out; as songs and books.
Those who did not take part, were
to guess the titles
' Our reading $ leader gave an in
teresting tali We ;had a beautiful
decorated Christmas tree and every-
CEe received a useful present.
Mrs. Hursh was assisted in serv
ing by Mrs. Mary Lanning and Mrs.
The next meeting will be held on
Friday, January 13, at the home of
Mrs. C. O. Wright. Mrs. Chas. Wil
WOODMAN CIRCLE ELECTS
From Wednesday Dally
The Woodman circle met at the
home of Mrs. Harry Kruger yester
day afternoon. :The elected officers
for the ensuing year are as follows:
Past Guardian Mrs. Max Fitz
meyer. Guardian Mrs. Mary Hartwick.
Advisor Mrs Rozina Ripple.
Secretary Marie E. Kaufmann.
Banker Mrs. C. C. Cotner.
Chaplain Mrs. Elizabeth Buttery.
Attendant Bertha Ellington.
Assistant Attendant Mrs. Lizzie
I. Sentinel Mrs. Hedwig Knieke.
O. Sentinel Mrs. Elmer Taylor.
Musician Mrs. Harry Kruger.
Refreshments 'were served at an
ATTEND OMAHA MEETING
From Wednesday's Dally
The state association of county
commissioners and county clerk3 is
holding its session in Omaha today
and attending the meetings was the
members of the Cass county board.
Ccmmissioners G, L. Farley, H. C.
Backemeyer, and Elmer Hallstrom.
Wayne Hog Supplement will produce Pork faster and
cheaper than anything on the market. Although feed
prices are due for an advance next week, we will accept
advance orders for what you'll need the next 60 days at
$2.60 per Bag or $51.00 per Ton
Delivery When Desired and Pay as You Get It
Don't delay, as this price is only for the next few days!
WE BUY POULTRY
Highest market prices and FREE Pick-Up Service to
your farm on 100 lbs. or more. We weigh and pay at
your door. No shrinkage. For market quotations, call
Phone 1 07 Plattsmouth, Nebr. 333 Main
Discusses Sale of
Will Sound Sentiment of Citizens in
Regard to Matter Review
The city council last evening held
the fLMt meeting for the month of
December and which was filled with
a great deal of business and among
these the matter of the sale of the
Perkins House to a wrecking firm was
one of the main subjects of discus
sion. The regular report of the various
city officials was received and City
Treasurer M. D. Brown reported that
there was $15,908.69 in the treasury
with a number of the funds over
drawn. City Clerk Olson reported his
collections as $255.25.
Chief of Police Barclay had sent
a communication to the police com
mittee which Chairman Vroman re
ported. In it the hief reported that
one of the night officers has report
ed that one of the local taverns was
open a 12:45 with several parties in
it and the lights out. The owner
of the place was not present how
ever. Mayor Lushinsky stated that
the owner would be warned that a
repetition would lead to a revocation
of the license.
Chairman Vroman also reported
tnat tne nijrht olice ha(1 found t
j men drunk beside a car just east of
,the Burlington subway, the men be-
ing discovered by passersby to the
police. They were not sure whether
they had the authority to arrest the
men or not as it was outside the city
limits. City Attorney Davis advised
Continued on Page 5.
MAIL CHRISTMAS PACKAGES
Through past experience, the post
office department expects and always
receives the heaviest mail of the year
between the dates of December 12th
and December 24th. In order to give
the patrons of the office a sugges
tion as to the best time to mail
Christmas cards and packages so that
they will definitely reach their des
tination by Christmas, the following
schedule by states is offered:
Dec. 16 Arizona, California, Con
necticut, District of Columbia, Flor
ida, Maine, Nevada, New Hampshire,
Oregon, Vermont, Washington.
Dec. 17 Delaware, Idaho, Mary
land, Massachusetts, New Jersey,
New Mexico, North Carolina, Rhode
Island, South Carolina, Utah, Vir
ginia. Dec. 19 Alabama, Georgia, Ken
tucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Mon
tana, New York, Pennsylvania, Ten
nessee, Texas, West Virginia.
Dec. 20 Arkansas, Indiana, Mich
igan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio,
Dec. 21 Colorado, Illinois, Iowa,
Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, South
Dec. 22 Packages sent on and
after this date should be sent Spec
One of the reasons Christmas pack
ages should be mailed early is caused
by the manner in which mail is
handled en route. Packages are as
sembied at terminals until a car
load lot has been received, then the
car is forwarded to the receiving ter
minal for that state where it is sort
ed to the various offices. Several
days time may be lost in these ter
minals, so it is necessary to mail
early to insure delivery by Christ
RAYMOND J. LARSON.
From Monday's Dally
This morning Clerk of the Dis
trict Court C. E. Lodgway departed
for Omaha in companj' with' John C.
Miller, clerk of Otoo county, to at
tend the convention at Omaha of
the State Association of Clerks or
the Court which is meeting today.
MARRIAGE OF M0LLIE DRULINER
The wedding of Miss Mollie Dru
llner, daughter of Rev. and Mrs.
F. M. Druliner of Hallam, to Alvin i
Mahlman, also of Hallam, took place
at 1:30 p. m. Wednesday at the
home of the bride's parents. Rev.
Mr. Druliner officiated. The bride
appeared wearing an afternoon dress
of teal blue crepe, fashioned with a
full bodice, made plaited at the neck.
A bolero jacket completed the cos
tume. She carried yellow roses. Mrs.
Roger Druliner was matron of honor
and Mr. Druliner was best man. A
reception followed the ceremony and
the couple will be at home at Hallam
after a short trip.
RETURNS FROM CHICAGO
Mrs. J. C. Petersen, who has been
on a ten day visit to her old home
in Chicago, has returned home. She
spent the time visiting her mother,
Mrs. Anna Rath, who has not been
well in recent months and also with
a brother and family as well as many
of the old time friends.
$ft to $3
CASH FOR DEAD HORSES
SOc pep 100 lbs. for Hogs!
For Prompt Service, Reverse
Calls to Market 3541, Omaha
The Fort Crook
Try our Tankage at $45 per
ton, or $2.25 per 100 lbs.
in five bag lots. You'll like it !
An ideal gift for entire family . . . Christmas Cookies,
also Almond Macaroons, Date Nut, Lemon, Sugar, S
Scotch, Fruit Bars as well as many other varieties.
SPECIAL FEATURE FOR SATURDAY
Fruit tollen, Coffee Cakes and a Large q
Assortment of Rolls
Our Dread Sold at All Grocers Sc Loaf, 2 for 15c
PHONE 73 PLATTSMOUTH
BENCH HAMPERS BEAUTIFUL DOLLS
Hand Woven Ivory & Colors All Prices and Sizes
98 and $1.98 Saturday SpcciaI--22-in.
I Character Doll 89 C
Artificial j! ROOff Q
TREE DECORATIONS for BoyTand GirU. at
ALL KINDS 5, 1G, 250
Tree Holders .....10 j! One lot rcg. 10c Books
Electric Lite Set. . .29 : Special, now, 5
FRAMED PICTURES B0!sss"lnmve"t of .
for the Home or 5 & IOC TOYS afitl
School Room GAMES
Priced at. 10 up to $1 j) TO C1I00SE rR0M
jFrsslh) CaoidlpGs chuydbeschooh
iKtioEnrs So l
Aa -IMrovel Tlinttre Sbovvinc
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Double Kenf lire The Jonen Family in
'Down on the Farm'
Absolutely tlie best of the Joneses!
mill llfaloim 'nwlil- In
Cassidy brinprs law to the frontier. Also
Olck Tracy Serial and Floyd Cihtiotis
Adventure. Matinee Saturday at 2:::o.
Two Complete Shows Karli Niht
Matinee Saturday nt Zz'Mt
Adults 25c Children. . .10o
SUNDAY - MONDAY
t'lnrk inl)le and Hymn I.oj in
'Too Hot to Handle9
The best news .since 'Test Pilot.' Also
Vaudeville Acts and latest News Keel.
Sl.MlAV MATIXKK AT 2:30
lit lit Shown, 7 and l
Matinee, 10-25c Nights, 10-30c
iiak;ai i v
HlK llnrunln Hay Show Krroll I "linn
and Olivln Ic Hat Hand In
'Four's a Crowd'
Also Comedy and Cameraman's Adven
ture. Matinee every Tuesday at J:.',n.
Two complete shows each niKht, "-'..
Matinee every Tuesday at 2::!0
All Shows, 10 and 15c
WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY
SPKCIAI. STAK SHOW V IMMII'l.i:
M I'K' f I HKS
KFNF Stage Frolic
V"nr Knvorltt Kntrrtainrrit
Here in person on our stae. Listen for
radio announcements. Two lomnl.-ie
shows each nii?ht. First show starts
at 7:15. So ra;.-e in admission prices:
Thomas Valling Company y
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ORDERS taken for
Christmas delivery !
' of All Kinds
Is Coming to
HE HAS LEFT OCEANS AND
OCEANS OF TOYS AND GIFTS
AT OUR STORE! SEE THEM!
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