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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1938.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
tion Outlines Its
Roper Sees a
SEASIM'S BFSTl IH3B (
Many Phases to Be Taken. Up at
Coming Session on Needs of
Workers of Nation.
At this cheeriest season of the
year, we add another wish for a
0. K. Beauty Shop
Secretary to Leave Post in Commerce
Department Friday with Mes
sage of Hope to Nation.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 21 (UP)
To those whose friendship has
meant so mnch to us ... we ex
tend the season's greetings and
wish each and every one of yon
A Merry Christmas
AND A MOST
Happy New Year
Tidball Lumber Co.
Lumber and Coal
Phone No. 40 Plattsmonth, Neb.
Merry Christmas and a new
year fnll of joy, health and
prosperity. That's our wish
for you, our many friends
and patrons, at this most
joyful season of the entire
Ofc Oil Co.
ALL OUR PATRONS AND
FRIENDS A MOST
Happy New Year'
It has always been our
greatest pleasure to pre
serve the spirit and good
will of the holiday season
... and to each of our
friends, old and new, we
extend wishes for a most
b emr .raw mwi i
DRS. PUCELIEi 8 KYAN
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 (UP)
The American Federation of Labor
prepared a broad program of labor
legislation today to sponsor in the
forthcoming session of congress.
The program was outlined at a
meeting of representatives of 102
AFL unions together with officials of
jthe "big four" railroad brotherhoods
and announced by AFL President
3reen also predicted that the sen
ate would fail to confirm the nom
ination of Donald Wakefield Smith
for another term as a member of the
national labor relations board. Re
vealing that he had written letters
to all members of the senate for their
position on Smith's nomination,
"I have received replies from vir
tually all of the senators. I feel, on
the basis of the replies, that senti
ment against Smith is very strong.
in fact preponderant. I believe we
can defeat him."
The AFL's legislative program in
1. Revision of the national labor
2. New legislation to aid the rail
roads "Whatever recommendations
the president's program committee
3. Revision of the Social Security
act to extend its benefits as recom
mended this week by the Social Se
curity advisory council.
4. Amendment of the fair labor
standards act to clarify definitions of
learners, beginners and apprentices.
5. Continuation "of federal relief
on the present scale.
6. Safeguards for labor in national
Green said federation attorneys are
"in the last stages" of drafting
amendment to the national labor re
lations act and that they will be
presented to congress "with full AFL
The amendments, he said, will con
tain two major provisions:'
1. To take away from the board
its present power to determine
whether a labor unit will operate as
a craft, plant or industrial unit. It
would provide for operation of the
act in a manner similar to the rail
way labor act.
2. Curtailment of the power of the
board to void existing contracts be
tween unions and employers.
"Our purpose," he said, "is to
guard and protect the fundamental
provisions of the act. We stand now
as we have always stood for the
preservation of the act. Our com
plaint is against the maladministra
tion of the act."
THREE CEOPS IN 70 YEARS
5 ra iS1s " ;is -
t& : . : i ft
YUTON, 111. (UP) A field on the
farm of F. J. Basting near here has
yielded three crops in the past 70
years with no cultivation. Basting
harvested a crop of hedge posts this
year which he figures will bring him
$6 to S7 an acre. It was the third
yield since 1870.
Harris Baiid Box Cleaners & Launderers H
tVfl ii I ii in ll lift
Egenberger, rccery f
11 RflftlM TDCrT 'ft
LEGS BALK ON MIND
CLEVELAND, O. (UP) Law
rence Krum, 86, discovered that his
old legs would not conform to his
young ideas when he tried to jump a
puddle, misjudged the distance, miss
ed the curb and fell. He suffered
lacerations on the forehead as a re
sult of his "puddle-jumping."
DELAWARE GETS SWEDISH FLAG
WILMINGTON, Del. (UP) Gov.
Richard C. McMullen has accepted
for the state a Swedish flag which
will be flown under the American
flag in Christina Pakr here. The
flag, hand made, was sent from
Sweden by Mrs. Anna Mard of Stockholm.
"ROD" TURNS INTO SNAKE
COOKSTOWN, Australia (UP)
Bitten on the foot by a snake, Wil
liam Howard reached down for a
stick with which to kill it. but the
"stick" turned out to be another
Bnake, which bit him on the arm.
Prompt medical attention saved How
SHOT IN DARK COSTLY
ALGER. O. (UP) Bradley Dyer,
awakened by a poise he thought was
caused by chicken thieves, grabbed
his gun, approached the chicken
coop, fired blindly and discovered
that he had killed one of his most
valuable farm horses.
Don's Barber Shop
The warmth of old friend
ships is once again re
newed in the greeting we
are proud to send, to all
our Patrons and Friends
at this glad season for a
for Fine Furniture
We desire to extend to
you the Compliments of
the season and express
our sincere wishes for
your prosperity through
out the coming year!
J. W. Crabill
6th and "Main Plattsmonth
WE WISH YOU
A Most Merry
The passing years serve only
to increase the sincerity of
our greeting to you. Let us
all look hopefully forward to
the coming year as an era
of better times in store for
Etta Belle Beauty Shop
Secretary of Commerce Roper, in his
farewell press conference today fore
cast continuance of a gradual up
ward trend in business during 1939.
Roper's resignation becomes effec
tive at midnight Friday.
"There are several elements of
strength in the outlook for 1939 that
create a much more hopeful frame of
mind than existed at this time last
year," he said.
"The increase in the purchasing
power of the population in recent
months has given a new impetus to
the value of domestic trade and is
reflected in increased demand for dur
able a well as consumers non-durable
Terminating more than 27 years
service with the federal government
"I leave public service with grati
tude to all and malice toward none.
A number of people have had the
thought that I ran this department
politically. I don't know what has
led to this conception. I have no
recollection of ever bringing political
pressure for political appointments in
this department. My only interest
was to develop the department in
the interests of foreign and domestic
We have found that friendship in business counts for much and
we are grateful for yours. Let us wish you a very Merry Christmas
and may the joy of the holidays go with you the whole year through.
F. G. FR1CKE & CO. Thz Rexall Store
DEATH OF HELEN GOULD
ROXBURY, N. Y., Dec. 21 (UP)
Mrs. Finley J. Shepard, 71, the
former Helen Gould, philanthropist
! and daughter of the late Jay Gould,
! pioneer railroad builder died early
I today at her home.
She had been ill for two months
and in a coma 24 hours after having
suffered two apopletic strokes. Fun
eral services will be held here to
morrow and again in New York City
where she will be buried.
Although she had dispensed with
most of the ?10,000,000 inherited
from her father, who died in 1892, in
various charities, she had invested
the remainder so judiciously that by
1927 when she resigned as a trustee
of the family estate she had tripled
her original inheritance. Her first
renown tame during the Spanish
American war when she was acclaim
ed a heroin for relief work in the
United States and Cuba.
ANTHONY EDEN HOME
PLYMOUTH. Eng., Dec. 21 (UP)
Anthony Eden returned to England
from the United States today and
said he had learned much of the Am
erican viewpoint during his brief
visit. Arriving aboard the Queen
Mary Eden told interviewers that
contrary to popular British belief
the American people are greatly in
terested in world affairs, European
events in particular.
"The principal American news
papers give much space to events in
Europe," he said, "and the editorials
in their best newspapers are both
shrewd and realistic in their Judg
ment. He praised the "remarkable
service rendered readers of American
newspapers particularly about Eu
ropean and far eastern affairs.
To a host of Loyal
Friends and Patrons
we extend our sincere
wish for a Joyous Hol
iday Season and a
Prosperous New Year!
H Mauzy Drug Co.
M Prescription Druggists Plattsmouth, Nebr.
To Our Many Friends and Patrons
WE WISH YOU A VERY
and a Prosperous and Happy New Year
Knorr's 5c to $1 Store
Roy W. Knorr, Proprietor
FATHER AND TWO SONS
ABE BROTHER PROFESSORS
1 w rt M
LANCASTER, Pa. (UP) Franklin
and Marshall College's history de
partment has three professors a
father and his two Bons.
Dr. H. M. J. Klein, the father and
head of the department, has been at
F. & M. since 1910. Frederick
Schriver Klein has been a member
of the faculty since 1929. Philip
Schriver Klein joined his father and
brother this fall after receiving a
Ph.D. degree from the University of
BLOODHOUNDS WON'T TRAIL
MAN WHO TRAINED THEM
FLORENCE. Ariz. (UP) James S.
Carpenter liked , his job as a trusty
at the Arizona state prison.
Serving a life sentence for mur
der, he was assigned to train prison
bloodhounds to trail escaped con
victs. Recently Carpenter apparent
ly decided the hounds had received
sufficient instruction, so rolling a
dummy into his bed near the kennels,
he crept away during the night. The
bloodhounds could not trail him.
BOY, 3, MILKS COW
CASSVILLE. Wis. (UP) Three-year-old
Joseph Berntgen is a veteran
milker. Twice daily he milks a 12-year-old
When the flurry of greetings snow you under,
there's a little wish we would like to add in all
sincerity and with grateful appreciation of your
patronage throughout the years: May this be
The Happiest Christmas You Ever Had
The spirit of Christmas calls ns
to a better appreciation' of old as
sociations and the value
May you have a very Merry
Christmas and may the New Year
be the happiest and most prosper
ous you have ever known.
JOHN P. SATTLER, Sr.
JOHN P. SATTLER, Jr.
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