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About The Plattsmouth journal. (Plattsmouth, Nebraska) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (Jan. 5, 1939)
PLATTSMOUTH SE1II - WEEEIT JOURNAL
THURSDAY. iAITBXRY 5. 19
Days in County
Emily Elizabeth Sayles Recalls
cidents of Christmas, 1854,
Spending ner elghly-firth Christ
mas holidays in Nebraska, Mrs. Emily
Elizabeth Sayles thought the prime
difference between Christmas, 1854,
at Plattsmouth, and Christmas, 1938,
near Lincoln, was the fact that she
no longer served "crackling corn
bread" for dinner, nor greeted Santa
Claus in a formal gown which owed
its bocped effect to carefully selected
and prepared grapevine.
Mrs. Sayles, daughter of Oliver
and Sarah Jenkins Ward, was born
at Savannah. Mo., August 17, 1848,
the third of a family of 12 children.
i ne lamily crossed by ferry to
riansmouin Jiuy l, 1S54, after an
overland trip in an early model
prairie schooner, powered by two
ppan of very lackadaisical oxen. They
lived in a crude log hut near Platts
mouth for several years, and she re
calls the abundance of wild fruit
as well as wild game. Her grand
father, a huntsman of no mean abil
ity, kept the family in venison.
Although she had all she could do
to help with the homework, Mrs.
Sayles recalls that she wafc able to
go as far as the course of study per
mitted In public school. Their recrea
tion came in the form of wool card
Ings and shearings, when the entire
neighborhood came in to assist with
Mrs. Sayles was married in 1867
to John Sayles, native of Indiana.
They had four children: Anna May,
now dead; Myrtle Ethel, now Mrs.
John Edward Gable of Waverly;
Edith Lenore, now Mrs. Laurel L.
Johnson of David City, and Oliver
Eldred. Mrs. Sayles makes her home
with Mr. and Mrs. Gable. She has 11
grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She is now In her ninety-first year.
but if there had been a corn crop
she planned to startle the neighbor
hood by assisting with the corn husk
ing. She vow3 that she would have
kept up with her son-in-law.
You can get Rubber Stamps at
lowest prices at Journal of flee.
Phone new items to Wo. e.
During 1939- get
the thrift habit!
Watch the big item in your budget food!
Because every item is priced low at Hinky
Binky, savings are greater here! Get the
Hinky-Dinky habit it's the Thrift habit!
Ad for Plattsmouth. Friday. Saturday. January 6-7
in Bulk - -
Pork Loin Hastt l.IL c
Selertrd I.otn 4 End Cut)
Frmlilr Ground I!rf Cut.
Porft Sausage 5-iin...l0c
Cf-AaTr Armour's Branded Baby Beef
Oiedik Sirloin or Shortcuts, lb JC
Minced Luncheon or
Bologna Selected, 2 lu S Sc
Href. Shoulder Vutn
Choice Outer Oil
Whiting Fish BK2SW.
or SABLE FISH
. . 23c
2 for 25c
No. 300 Can, 2 for 15
SL'-2 for 23c
Old Pals Alaska
Juicy Texas Marsh Seedless
Large Size, doz., 29 C; each,
Juicy, California Sunkist
Lettuce t&22Vs?b. . ...be
AT 9ftfC s- " 1 Louisiana
Porto Rican, 4 lbs.
California Green Top
Large Bunch .
U. S. No. 1 Idaho Yellow
50-lb. Bars 99c; 3 lbs
Fancy Idaho Winesaps or
Ark. Blacks, bu., $1.79: lb.
Bulk. 2 lbs
Lge. 40-50's, 3 lbs.
10-lb. Box, 790
No. 2y2 Can
4 for 2gc
Victor White or Yellow
Corn Meal 1
Del Monte, Reg. or Drip
Mb. Can, 23, 2-lb. Tie?
Staley's Maple Flavor
10-lb. Can. G5d C g
Choice Blue Rose
1 lb., 15c; 3 lbs
FlOIflr Royal Brand, 48-lb. Sack GgC
Stlgar Fine Granulated Beet.. 10 lbs. 4GC
Bread SxiS?-??: &c
Butter 8K5& &rM
Crackers g&WtfcKfe VF... . .22c
Crystal White Soap BarG,ant. . . 35c
or Sanders SPINACH
3 for 29c
Cast Iron Skillet
when you buy
Gold Medal Flow
Spry Shortening Si'i-?0.". . . . .Sic
jl,m e aues LaVoV pk" S2c
Lux Toilet Soap .Bars. .... .25c
Etuner's Peac ir&'SSr. .Var.,st'f0P 25c
Retil BeanQ Pioneer, No. 2 Cans. . .4 for25C
Grapefruit Juice 2ecs.?.?Sdfor.25c
Matches 2K5, OTfiS. 17c
Regular or Drip Grind
Uh. Can Cif
Court of Honor
II .UJ.1WI!I II
Number of Troops Have Eoys
Advancement at Interesting Ss
sion Tuesday Evening.
fl IT AlC
The court of honor of the Arbor
Lodg-e district of the Boy Scouts of
America was held Tuesday evening
at Nehawka whore the Scouts of that
place were hosts at the auditorium
to the members from all parts of
Scouts from Plattsmouth, Nehaw
ka, Auburn and Salem were present
to receive their merit badges and
awards for their work in advancing
Superintendent E. C. Stimbert o
the .Nehawka schools and scontma3
ter welcomed the visitors and pre
sented Air. Witt of the state highway
patrol for a talk on his work.
air. itt very ably presented the
facts as to the state highway patrol
how it was organized and the man
ner in which it is conducted as c
measure or safety to the traveling
public and by seeing that the rules
of the highway are obeyed in every
way and also that every possible aid
anu assistance 13 rendered to those
who may be traveling on the state
highways. The speaker also praised
the work of the Boy Scouts in the
safety campaigns over the state and
cited many cases where their train
ing had been found most valuable.
uev. Jackson, of Nebraska City
yiesiueu over me court or Honor as
the district executive.
Scout Executive Elliott of Lincoln
was present and gave the awards of
merit to the young men.
Those from this city to receive the
merits were Lars Larson who re
csivea merits for physical develop
ment, cooking, first aid, farm home
and planning, Ralph Hilt, for fire
craft, Billy Robertson was advanced
to the Star Scout.
RETURNS TO KANSAS
Freeman McFarlnnd, who has been
operating his photographic studio
here during the holiday season, de
parted Sunday for Effingham, Kan
sas, where he has been located for
the past two years. Mr McFarland
wa3 taken to Kningham by Mr. and
Mrs.- Leroy Ruse, the latter his
daughter, they stopping for a short
visit with Mrs. McFarland and the
HAS BUSY TIME
County Treasurer John E. Turner
I was called from his homo Sunday to
get out towing licenses for some
twenty-two cars that were en route
from South Bend, Indiana, to Utah.
uaia aim ineir urivers were
stopped here for the licenses and the
drivers to take a .short rest before
they continued on to the west.
SHOWS SOME IMPROVEMENT
Mrs. W. A. Becker has for several
days been suffering from a very se
jvere cold and attack of the flu and
also has undergone a minor oper
ation at the home in the north part
of the city. She Is reported as doing
very well under the condition altho
is still confined to her home.
RECEIVE HOLIDAY GREETINGS
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Donat. Sr.,
were delighted to receive a message
on r,ew dear's from their children,
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Faith and Mr. and
Mrs. Forrest Rhodes, of Tcrrance.
California. The members of the
family from the west coast extended
me greetings to their relatives
RETURN FROM DENVER
Mr. and Mrs. R. c. Jahrlg have re
turned home from Denver, where they
nave been enjoying a visit with rel
atives of Mrs. Jahrig. They found
the Colorado capital city very color
ful and gay with the holiday settings.
Poultry prices quoted for
Wed., Thurs., also good
FRIDAY - SATURDAY
BEEF HIDES, per lb.. .5 St.
EGGS, today 16
CREAM, today, lb 23
if It will WARM you up and
" PEP you up these chilly mornings -
( ' sail 120LE.no
SSaS LGE. K 1 7 )
For economy after
Serve with plenty of tomato catsup
for a delicious economical meal.
s MSA nrnivc
Pkgs. 1 9c
5-lb. Box "
Gallon Size, 49c 1? J?P
P & G op Crystal White
10 Bars fcr
14-oz. Bottle -&W
3 Bars for & i
10 lbs J
Shurfine Light or Golden
Giant Size, 59c
Ma Brown's Pure Prepared
Pound Jar ,
Sweet Pea Red Pitted
No. 2 Cans 2 for
Makes Dirt Go. 4 for.
Large No. 2 54 Can. . .
No. 2 Tins. . . .3 for
Asstd. Flavors Sl
1-IJ. Jar ImT0
No. 2 Tin 2 for
IHWfcSMIONfD AU SIU
I 129 OMW I
rm L BAG BOTTOMS FROM
1 lb. 25c
Full Strength A ?
Quart Bottle A5w
40-50 size, 3 lbs.
10-lb. Box, 79-
6 Cox Carton . . . .
3-lb. Bag . . .
No. 2 Cans. . . .2 for
No. 2 Cans. . . .2 for
Special ic Sale
1-lb. Pkg... 18c
Gl. Tumbler 1c
Both for 19c
Eureka Green or Wax
Green Beans Q7q
No. 2 Can 2 for
2 lbs., 15c; 4 lbs.. .
New Cabbage - Brussel Srouts - Green Onions
Grapes - Tangerines - Lemons
FRUITS and VEGETABLES
2c each; Dozen . .
Good size Granges 1)Oc
Per dozen i
Radishes - Broccoli - Cauliflower
Large, Fresh, olid. Each.
I MEAT DEPARTMENT
Laurl-Leaf, Per lb.
and Cream Price Subject
to Market Changes
Cudahy's Hex Bacon
2-lh. Pieces and Up. Sliced
any thickness. Per lb
Full Cream Cheese
Per lb. . .
WILSON'S SUGAR CURED
Not Sliced. Per lb
Swift's Minced Ham gc
Fresh Oysters - Missouri River Cat Fish
AD FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Med. Pkg. for 5
when you buy
Large d4 n
ikg. at .sii
or data Jar.
or Glass Jar.
A. R. CASE
Phono 2S3-J, plattsmouth
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