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P1ATTSM0TTTH SEMI - WEEKLT JOtTSNAL
From Monday's Daily
Honored at Luncheon
Joseph J. Chovanec was the guest
of honor at a 12 o'clock luncheon,
tendered in his honor at. the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Max Bowman in
the southeast part of the city last
week. The luncheon was served by
Mrs. Bowman and all present enjoyed
a good time.
Those present were: Mrs. Walter
Steinkamp and son, William, Mrs.
Frank Chovanec, Mr. and Mrs. Max
Bowman and family and the guest
of honor, Joseph J. Chovanec.
Social Workers Flower Club
The Social Workers Flower club
held their second all day meeting at
the home of Mrs. Walter Martin on
Despite the cold weather a good
crowd attended. Each lady brought
a covered dish and a delicious dinner
vas served at the noon hour.
The time was spent in quilting
and plans were made for the March
meeting. Mrs.. H. A. Peterson was
awarded the club quilt that the ladies
had pieced and quilted.
The next meeting is the 25th an
niversary and will be held at the
Mynard Community club on March 8.
Surprise on Phillip Born
Saturday was the 65th birthday
of Phillip Born, one of the old resi
dents of the community and in honor
of the event, Mrs. Born and daughter,
Mrs. Otto Petereit, arranged a very
much enjoyed surprise. The party
composed of. relatives and old friends
arrived at the Born home and car
ried out the . surprise on the old
friend. In honor of the occasion Mr.
Born received a number of attrac
The evening was spent at pinochle
and at an appropriate hour a much
appreciated luncheon was served by
Mrs. Born and Mrs. Petereit.
Those to attend the event were:
Messrs. and Mesdames Henry Born,
J. E. Meisinger, John P. Meisinger,
Henry Starkjohn, Phillip Meisinger,
Adam Stoehr, Otto Petereit. George
Born, Phillip FornofT, Mrs. Catherine
Nolting, Louis Born, Mr. and Mrs.
George Fornoff and Mr. and Mrs.
Have Family Party
The country home of Mr. and Mrs.
E. J. Ferrie, west of this city, was
the scene of a very delightful fam
ily dinner party on Sunday, they
having Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Otto, of
Auburn and Mr. and Mrs. Carl
Chriswisser as their guests. After
dinner the members of the party en
joyed the time in pinochle.
. Mr. and Mrs. Otto returned the
latter part of the week from a motor
trip that has taken them to old
Mexico and the southwest. They had
the pleasure of visiting many of the
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old monastaries and catacombs that
are a part of the century old settle
ments in the east and central sec
tions of the country and also took
the opportunity of visiting some of
the more mountainous regions. Dur
ing their stay in the southern repub
lic they enjoyed viewing a bull fight.
one of the great sports of the Mex
On the return home Mr. and Mrs.
Otto came by way of Little Rock,
Arkansas and Kansas City and home
Owing to the high water in the Ohio
valley they abandoned their trip up
the east side of the Mississippi. How
ever they had a trip that they will
Entertained at Omaha
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Remar en
tertained at their home Sunday in
Omaha at a 6 o'clock family dinner,
honoring Mrs. Remar's grandmother,
Mrs. James Jelinek of this city who
observed her 81st birthday anni
versary Sunday. Eleven guests were
present to help Mrs. Jelinek cele
crate the occasion.
Mrs. Jelinek is a pioneer resident
of this community and has lived for
the greater part of her life in the
west part of the city where she has
made a legion of friends. Since the
death of her husband several years
ago, she has made her home with
her daughter, Mrs. Anna Zitka. Al
though at her advanced age, "Grand
ma" Jelinek as she is well known,
is hale, hearty and is in the best of
Those present to partake in the
extension of birthday wishes were:
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wiysel and
family. Miss Dorothy Zitka, Mrs.
Anna Zitka, Ernest Zitka all of this
city; Mrs. James Remar, Mrs. Jam
bor, Dorothy Hazuka, Mr. and Mrs.
Edward Remar, all of Omaha; and
the guest of honor, Mrs. James
Honored on Birthday
Clarence Meisinger, well-known
farmer residing In Cedar Creek was
surprised Saturday evening when
a large group of farm friends gath
ered at his home to help celebrate
his 54th birthday anniversary.
Everyone came with packed baskets
of food of all sorts and varieties
which made a delightful' feast.
The evening was spent in play
ing pinochle and Fritz Nolting was
the winner of first prize in the
men's prizes while Elmer Tritsch wits
awarded the booby prize. Mrs. Elmer
Tritsch was awarded high prize in
the women's section and Mrs. George
Kaffenberger was awarded the con
Mr. Meisinger was presented with
a lovely gift as a token of birthday
greetings from all present.
Following the party refreshments
The following guests were present:
Mr. and Mrs. John Rummel and son,
Richard, Mr. and Mrs. George Kaf
fenberger, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Nolt
ing, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Born and
son, Georgie, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer
Tritsch and sons, Marlon and Dick,
Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Nolting and son.
Gene, Mr. and Mrs. Don Seiver and
daughter. Donna Bea, Mr. and Mrs.
Alvin Davis, and the guest of honor,
Clarence Meisinger and his wife,
Surprise for Young Sailor
Last evening a large group of the
close friends and neighbors tendered
a farewell surprise party in honor
of Joseph" J. Chovanec, who left for
Chicago early this morning. The
event occurred at the home of his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Chov
anec, it coming as a complete sur-
prise to Mr. Chovanec. All came
with 'well laden baskets of the var
ious delicious varieties of food and
everyone enjoyed a sumptuous feed.
The evening was spent in playing
pinochle by the senior group and
spoon was the chosen game of the
Junior group. In the gentlemen's
division Joseph F. Kvapil was the
winner of the high score, while Mrs.
Frank Konfrst was the winner of the
high score in the ladies division.
The evening was also spent in a jolly
good time with plenty of fun and
laughter as reminiscences were dis
cussed during the evening.
Refreshments were served during
the evening by these young ladies,
who acted as servers: Misses Phyllis
Robbins, Agnes Clark, Willene Rusk,
Lillian Chovanec, and Agnes, Kon
frst. Those present at the occasion
were: Mr. and Mrs. John Kubicka
and sons, Bernard, Dowell Anthony,
and Edward; Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Chovanec and sons, Albin and Vladis,
daughter, Lillian; Mrs. Frank Kon
frst and sons, Frank and Jerry; Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Kanka, Phyllis Rob
bins, Wesley Gradoville, Joseph F.
Kvapil, Willene Rusk, Henry Krejci
all of this city; Miss Agnes Clark
of Bellevue; Miss Agnes Konfrst of
Omaha; and the guest of honor, Jo
seph Chovanec of Great Lakes, Illi
nois. From Tuesday's Dally
Attend Omaha Tea
Mrs. Marjorie Lohnes and Miss
Anna Marie Rea attended a tea Sun
day afternoon which was given by
the Omaha Dental Assistance asso
ciation at the home of Ruth York in
Omaha, who is the district president.
Mrs. Norma Edger, president of
the state association, and Miss
Augusta Taylor were in charge of the
Attend Dinner at Lincoln
Mr. and Mrs. William A. Robert
son were at Lincoln Monday evening
where they were guests at the Fel
Iowcraft dinner at the Y. M. C. A.
This is one of the Masonic social
events of the capital city.
Hold Valentine Party
A young1 . people's valentine party
was held last evening in the Fellow
ship room of the Presbyterian church
where sixty guests, representing var
ious young peoples organizations were
present to enjoy a good time together.
The evening was spent in playing
various games of all kinds which prov
ed to attract a great deal of inetrest
and attention and which were en
joyed by all present.
Following the party refershments
were served by the committee.
The following committees were re
sponsible for the event:
Decoration Committee : Miss Janet
Publicity Committee: R'chard Hitt.
Posters Committee: Miss Doric
Games Committee: Eleanor Giles,
Refreshments Committee: Misses
Gloria and Norma Johnson.
W. C. T. U. Meeting
The W. C. T. U. held a very de
lightful business and social meeting
at the home of Mrs. Oliver Hudson
at 1019 Main street. A very large
group of the members were present.
The meeting opened with the de-
votipnals in charge of Mrs. D. S.
Sumner. As her first thought, she
used "The Conflict" taken from
Ephesians 6:10-16. "The Way"
n from Isaiah 30:21 and "In
Memory taken from Revelations
14:13 were also other otplcs used by
Mrs. Sumner. The regular business
meeting was held by the women.
Following the meeting the mem
bers enjoyed a program which was
For Insured Safety
with liberal earnings pro
vided for in
for savings, any amount
at any time, to accumu
late earnings ; or
for cash income in mul
tiples of $100.00 up to
Save Safely in Federal
flebr. City Federal Savings
& Loan Association
Chartered and Supervised by
U. S. Government
also in charge of Mrs. Sumner. The
program was chiefly devoted to
"Health and Medical Temperance"
and this subject was carried out in a
round-table discussion. Mrs. Hal Gar
nett, in her splendid manner, ren
dered a beautiful and one of the old
favorite hymns of everyone, 'The
Little Old Church in the Valley,"
Mrs. O. C. Hudson being the accom
panist. The roll call was given dur
ing the afternoon and as each mem
ber answered the roll call she gave
something on one or other of the
subjects that were the center of
the round-table discussion. A short
memorial service In honor of Fran
ces Willard was also held.
Following the meeting, which
closed with the W. C. T. U. bene
diction, refreshments were served by
Mrs. Hudson assisted by her grand
daughter. Miss Jean Hudson.
Prom Wednesday' Can
Entertains at Bridge
Mrs. M. O. Webb entertained at
two tables of bridge at her home Mon
Mrs. L. S. Pucelik was awarded
the first prize while Mrs. Frances
Wiles received the special prize.
Refreshments were served follow
ing the party. .
The guests present were: Mrs. Ne
ville Hodson, Mrs. L. S. Pucelik.
Mrs. Theodore Ptak, Mrs. Herbert
Schuetz, Mrs. Russell Kunz, Mrs.
W. V. Ryan, Mrs. Daryll B. Ash
baugh and Mrs. M. O. Webb.
The Westminster Guild of the
Presbyterian church met last evening
at the home of Miss Marie Vallery
where a number of the .members
were present at the usual' business
meeting held duriug the evening.
One guest, Mrs. Bertha Shopp was
Miss Gertrude Vallery was the
leader and Mrs. H. G. McClusky was
in charge of the devotionals. Mrs.
McClusky used as her lesson "The
Spiritual Life Group Work." Her
topic was "Grace, Mercy, and Peace."
Following the meeting refresh
ments were served by Miss Vallery.
Standard Bearer Girls
The Standard Bearer girls of the
First Methodist church met Monday
evening for a business and social
meeting at the farm home of the
Misses Kathryn and Alice Grosshans.
Hostesses for the -evening were the
Misses Alice and Kathryn Grosshans,
Shirley Mason and Clara Kauble.
The business discussion of the
evening was taken up with the mak
ing of plans and arrangements for a
party which will be held for the or
ganization on February 20. Three
standing committees were chosen to
take charge of the affair. Mis Aileen
Reed was" selected as chairman of
the ticket sales. The chairman of
the game committee is Miss Alice
Jane Grosshans while Miss Mary Mc-
Carroll is chairman of the arrange
Discussion of the Standard Bearer
quilt which is well under way was
also held. The lesson of the eve
ning was presented by the club'a
leader. Miss Dorothy ' Glock.
Following the business meeting an
interesting and educational program.
which consisted of movie slides por
traying "The Life in India" were
shown the members.
At an appropriate hour refresh
ments were' served by the hostess.
The members had the pleasure of
having Mrs. R. B. Hayes as a special
guest for the evening.
Honored on Birthday
- Junior Sell was the recipient ot
a very delightful surprise party ten-
DR. JOHN P.
Wednesday Febr. 22
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PLATTSMOUTH HOTEL, PLATTSMOUTH, NEBR., WEDNESDAY,
FEBRUARY 22 -CLINIC HOURS, 10 A. M. TO 5 P. M.
Dr. John P. Johnston, B.C.
(Please Bring This Ad with You)
dered him on Monday evening at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stein
kamp in the south part of the city.
The occasion marked the 19th birth
day anniversary of Mr. Sell and a
large group of his friends and neigh
bors gathered to help him celebrate
the event, it coming as a complete
The evening was spent in playing
games of all kinds and Dwight Atte
berry, Charlotte Steinkamp, Neil
Lancaster, Bob Rlchter, Delbert
Schwenneker and Elma Atteberry
were awarded the prizes for the eve
ning. Following the party Mrs. Stein
kamp, assisted by Mrs. Lancaster,
Those present were: Audrey Baird,
Lu Netta Falk, Jean Johnson, Char
lotte Steinkamp, DeLoma Dooley,
Elma Atteberry, Bob Richter, Earl
Wiles, Neil Lancaster, Bill Stein
kamp, Delbert Schwenneker, Donald
Dooley, Dwight Atteberry, Raymond
Johnson and the guest of honor,
From Monday's Daily
Mrs. Myrtle Hathaway was in
Union yesterday to spend the day
visiting with relatives and friends.
Marion Frike, of Lincoln, was
here Sunday to visit with relatives
and old friends and spent today in
Mr. and Mrs. "Shake" Spear of
Fort Crook, were here Sunday as
guests of Mr. and Mrs. George Trotter
and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph M. Sedlak.
from Tueaday'B Dally
Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Waller had as
Sunday guests and visitors Mr. and
Mrs. L. G. Ablott and their daugh
ter, Virginia of Omaha.
Herman Reichstadt was in Omaha
Monday afternoon where he visited
with his brother. Dr. Emil Reich
stadt, and received treatment as he
has not been well for some time.
From Wednesday" Dally
Marion Tucker, of Nehawka, was
here this morning to spend a few
hours attending to some matters of
business at the court house.
Mr. and Mrs. John A. Long, of
near Louisville, were in the city to
day to look after some matters of
business and visiting with friends.
W. S.' Warren, of Omaha, repre
senting the Standard Oil Co., was
in the city Tuesday for a few hours
loking after some matters of busi
ness for his company.
EIGHT MILE GROVE
10:30 a. m. English services.
2:30 p. m. Mr. Ray Livingston
will speak on "Where Is My Wander
ing Boy Tonight." All are urged to
7:30 p. m. Luther League.
Wednesday, February 22
The ladies aid will meet at the
church parlors. Hostesses, Mrs! Fred
L. Hild and Mrs. Ernest Hild.
Sunday, February 26
10:30 a. m. English services. The
semi-annual congregational meeting
Will be held in connection with this
TAKEN TO HOSPITAL
Marion Schlieske. 9, Is at the St.
Joseph hospital at Omaha where he
will receive treatment and probably
an operation. The lad suffered an in
jury some time ago in a bruise on
the back of his head and which has
grown worse until an operation is
(thought to be necessary.
VACATIONING IN WEST
Miss Anne Knieke is enjoying a
two weeks' vacation from her duties
at the offices of the Norfolk Pack
ing Co., in this city, taking Advan
tage of the time for a journey to the
west. She is visiting at points in
Wyoming and Utah and then goes on
to San Francisco. Miss Knieke is to
spend a part of her time in viewing
the world's fair that is being held
on Treasure Island in San Franeisoo
bay and the many places of interest
In the great golden gate surround
ings. TO TAKE EEAUTY COURSE
Miss Phyllis Bobbins, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Robbins, left
for Omaha Tuesday where she will
make her home in the future. Miss
Robbins has entered the Capitol
Beauty School and will take an ex
tensive course in beauty culture.
The many young friends and class
mates of Miss Robbins will regret to
learn of her leaving Plattsmouth and
hope that she may be successful in
RETURNS TO CALIFORNIA
Mrs. Roy F. Turner, who has been
here for a visit at the home of her
father, Martin Petersen, as well as
with Mr. and Mrs. Ben Turner, par
ents of her husband, departed Tues
day for her home at Burbank, Cali
fornia. She will Join Mr. Turner at
Burbank where they are now mak
ing their home. The little son will
remain here with Mr. and Mrs.
Turner, his grandparents for the
NEW SON AT GRAY HOME
From Tuesday's Pally
A seven and a half pound son was
born to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gray
early this morning at their home on
Lincoln avenue. The mother and
little one are doing as well as could
be expected.- and the event has
brought a great deal of happiness to
the members of the family.
8 Special discount on February
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'A NE8GASM COWHY ,
LA PLATTE CHURCH NOTES
Sunday night services were in
charge of Albert Luginsland of Fort
Crook, while the pastor. Rev. Ballen
ger opened a revival meeting In the
Rock Creek school house six miles
south of Plattsmouth.
A good crowd came from the La
Platte church and good attendance
Rev. Ballenger preaches the old
fashioned gospel and those who have
heard him say they want to hear
him again. Services every night at
8 o'clock. Everyone welcome.
Church notes same. Rev. Ballen
ger preaching Sunday morning and
Albert Luginsland Sunday nifcht.
MRS. ROY V. BISHOP.
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