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M01TBA. tfJ&TA&Y 20. 1929.
THE PLATTSMOUTH EVEHlWG JOUBffAL
i in 1 1 in i inn
nw Thrliiys Pally
Hold Valentine Party
Mi? Jar.is Sehmldtmann. daugh
ter f Mr. and Mrs. William Schmidt
mann. Jr.. ntortained at a valentine
rariv To5lay afternoon for a group
of her close friends and schoolmates,
llich! pnesis were present.
The afternoon was spent in play
Ins games. Joan Hall and Shirley
Hudson were the prize winners of
Following the party refreshments
were served by Mrs. Schmidtmann.
The Plattsmouth-Lincoln club met
at the home of Mrs. Ray O. Wagner
ai Lincoln. The luncheon table was
decorated in red and white. The as
sisting hostesses were Mrs. Robert
Graham ami Mrs. Frank Downey.
Mrs. Robert Troop, who is 01
years of age. entertained the group
with several readings.
Shuffle and Deal Club
The Shuffle and Deal club were
entertained on Tuesday evening at
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the home of Dr. L. S. Pueelik on
North Third street. A very pleasant
time was spent at cards in which
the honors were won by Carl Ofe
and Dr. W. V. Ryan. A. W. Cloidt
was a gnest of the club.
At the close of the evening shrimp
a la royal and cheese sticks were
A very delightful family dinner
party was held t.oday at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Starkjohn on
North Ninth street, the occasion be
ing in the nature of a double wed
ding anniversary. This is the fifty
eighth anniversary of Mr. and Mrs.
Theodore Starkjohn and the first an
niversary of their grandson and wife,
Mr. and Mrs. William Starkjohn.
They were joined in the pleasant
observance by Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Starkjohn, parents of William.
Entertains School Friends
Miss Charlotte Jaeger was hostess
to a group of school friends at a
Valentine party given at the home ot
her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Georgo
Jaeger at the C'oronado apartments.
The occasion was held on Tuesday
afternoon at 4 o'clock and eight
guests were present.
The afternoon was spent in play
ing games and the following young
ladies were the prize winners of the
afternoon: Eleanor Eaton, Rachel
McMaken and Patricia Libershal.
Following th party, Mrs. Jaeger,
assisted by Mrs Frank Molak, serv
ed a delightful luncheon to all pres
The following young ladies were
present: Eleanor Eaton, Patricia
Libershal, Rachel McMaken, Beverly
Sutton, Beverly Carter, Mary, Helen
Zimmerer, Mary Gradoville. and
St. John's Altar Society Circles
The St. John's church altar society
circles met Wednesday afternoon as
Circle 1 met at the home of Mrs.
Phillip Born where eighteen mem
bers were present. The regular busi
ness meeting of the circle was held
and follow ing the meeting the mem
bers enjoyed an afternoon of cards,
pinochle being the chosen game. At
the conclusion of the meeting re
freshments were served by Mrs. Born
assisted by Mrs. Albert Altschaffl.
Msgr. George Agius was the guest
of Circle 1 at tiieir meeting.
"-'Mrs. F. I. Rea entertained Circle
2 at her home with' Mrs. John Hob
3cheidt, Jr., and Mrs. John Hob
scheidt. Sr.. as assistant hostesses.
Thirteen members were present at
the regular business meeting of the
circle. Following the business meet
ing the members enjoyed a sdcial
gathering In which they played
'Hearts" in ccnjectlon with post
valentine season. Luncheon was
served by the hostesses immediately
after the party.
Circle 3 met at the home of Mrs.
Ed Creamer in the west part of the
city. Eleven members and six guests
were present during the afternoon.
This circle also enjoyed the after
noon in playing pinochle and was
concluded with a luncheon served by
the hostesses, Mrs. Creamer assisted
by Mrs. Ruth Koukal. and Mrs. E.
Christian Ladies' Aid
The ladies' aid society of the
First Christian church met Wednes
day afternoon at the church parlors
where a large group were present
during the afternoon. Hostesses for
the afternoon were Mrs. Roy Stlne,
Mrs. Frank Cheval, Mrs. John Alwin,
Mrs. Rouse, Mrs. J. W. Taenzler,
THERE are merchants in every
town who carry home made
goods and keep them out in
plain sight, where the publij
can get them.
THEBE are also a few. mer
chants who keep home pro
ducts out of sight while they
display out of town goods in
a prominent place and push
their sale, all because of an
extra cent or two in profit.
THE MORAL is to trade with
merchants who display and sell
home products. They are help
ing your town and community,
and in doing so are helping
YOU and me.
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Rl'HAL SCHOOI, VOTES
A delightful and enjoyable pro
gram was held during the after
noon and was In charge of Mrs. Hal
Garnett. Miss Evelyn Gooding was
heard in a beautiful piano selection.
Ruth Nelson rendered two solos. Miss
Phyllis Taenzler gave a reading en
titled "The Children's Hour," and
Miss Mary Ellen Reed was also
heard In a reading, "A Shadow."
David Robinson assisted by a group
of girls gave two selections, "An Old
Fashioned Garden." and "A Smile
Will Go a Long Long Way." The
young ladies were dressed in cos-
! tames which made the skit seem
more real to everyone present.
Following the program refresh
ments were served by the commit
tee. Presbyterian Circles Meet
The Presbytei ian Circles met yes
terday afternoon at the various
places of the members.
Circle 1 met at the home of Mrs.
Fred Sharpnack with Mrs. Paul Van
dervoort, Mrs. Guy White and Mri.
Henry Donat as assistant hostesses
Ten members and two guests were
present. Mrs. Luke Wiles had charge
of the missionary lesson. A regular
business meeting was held during
the afternoon and the meeting was
then concluded with the serving of
Circle 2 met with Mrs. Carl Ofo
at the Coronado apartments. Nine
members and one guest were pres
ent. The devotionals were under the
direction of Miss Caroline Baird and
Mrs. Richard Beverage was the lead
er of the club. It was also a regular
business meetingv Following the
meeting refreshments were served by
Mrs. Carl Ofe, assisted by Mr?.
Wiley SIgler and Miss Margaret
Airs. Frank Cloidt entertained Cir
cle 3 at her home at 1104 Main
street, with eighteen members anil
one guest. Mrs. Lowell S. Devoe.
present. Mrs. Stephen Wiles led the
devotionals and Mrs. Carl Schneider
and Mrs. William Schmidtmann, Jr.,
had charge of the missionary lesson.
Delicious refreshments were served
to all present by Mrs. Cloidt, assist
ed by Mrs. Mike Tritsch and Mrs.
Robert Cappell as associate hos
tesses. Circle 4 met at the home of Mrs.
Paul Heineman with Mrs. John Sal
tier as assistant hostess. ' The de
votionals were carried out by Mrs.
Bertha Shopp. A regular business
meeting was held in which plans
for the Easter season were discussed
by the members. The hostesses serv
ed a luncheon following the meet
ing. Mrs. E. C. Giles was hostess to
Circle 5 at her home. The meeting
was opened with the prayer circle.
The devotionals were led by Mrs
John Bauer, and the missionary
chairman, Mrs. Searl S. Davis spoke
on "Germany." During the afternoon
two piano duets were heard, given
by Mrs. Giles and her daughter.
Eleanor, their numbers being "Gon
dolier!" and "Venetian Love Song.'
by Ethelbert Neven. Following tho
meeting, luncheon was served by
Mrs. Giles, assisted by Mrs. John
From Friday's Dally
G. E. Birthday Club
The G. R. Birthday club met
Thursday afternoon at the home of
Mrs. Wm. Ofe honoring the birthday
of Mrs. George Downs. Games were
played and refreshments served, the
valentine scheme being carried out.
Mrs. Guy Rouse of Aurora, III., Mrs.
Henry Hansen of Oakdale, Nebr., and
Mrs. Henrietta Ofe were guests.
Thursday Afternoon Club
The Thursday afternoon bridge
club met with Miss Dora Fricke at
her home north of this city. The first
prize was won by Miss Fricke and
the second prize was awarded to Miss
Minnie Guthmann. The club had twe
guests, Misses Mia and Barbara Ger
ing. Following: the party refreshments
were served by the hostess.
Mr. and Mrs. Bronson Timm en
tertained a number of close friends
at a pinochle party at their new
home in the Herold apartments Tues
Following the party refreshments
were served. Those present were:
Misses Marjory Fitch and Beatrice
Arn, Mark WIeckhorst, Merle Jones,
and Mr. and Mrs. Bronson Timm.
Methodist Circles Meet
Thursday afternoon the various
circles of the Women's Federation
of the First Methodist church met
Dorcas circle met at the home of
Mrs. Clement Woster with Mrs. John
Crabill and Miss Ella Kennedy as
assistant hostesses.- The regular
Miss Delores Cheval, a,nd Mrs
business meeting was presided over
by Mrs. Pete Carr. Mrs. H. B.
Perry had charge of the devotionals
and used the topic "The Eight
Beatitudes." Following the busi
ness meting a program was given,
it being in the nature of a children's
program. Miss Marilyn Eourck sang
a solo; Shirley Glaze and Stephen
Woster spoke a few pieces taken
from the nursery rhymes. Miss
Clementine Woster was heard in
two piano selections, "Marilyn
Dances," and "Sleep Song." At the
conclusion of the program refresh
ments were served by the hostesses.
Mrs. William Baird entertained
the Gleaner's circle at her home with
twelve of the members present. Mrs.
J. C. Lowson was a guest of the after
noon and she had the devotionals,
taking as her topic "Lent" which
was a dis?ussion very much enjoyed
by the members. The regular busi
ness session was also held. The pro
gram consisted of "Ruth and Boaz,"
a romance story given by Mrs. Fred
Worth, who had charge of it. Fol
lowing the meeting Mrs. William
Baird, assisted by Mrs. L. L. Horton
The Naomi circle met with Mrs.
Rae McMaken at her home at the
Coronado apartments with Miss Grace
Perry as co-hostess. Mrs. V. T. Arn,
Sr., had charge of the devotionals
and the subject of "Peter" taken
from John 21:17. Mrs. Don Seiver
gave a character sketch of an old
testament character, "Abigail," who
was called "The Woman of Tact."
Following the meeting of the, after
noon the hostesses served refresh
ments. One guest was present.
K. B. Club Meets
Mrs. Emma Egenberger entertain
ed the K. B. club at her home last
evening. The George Washington
theme was carried out in the det or
ations during the evening.
Miss Laura Meisinger was the
winner of first prize,. Mrs. J. V. Hatt,
second, and Mrs. Roy Knorr, third.
At the conclusion of the party,
Mrs . Egenberger ...served refresh
ments. From Saturday's DalTy
Entertains Bridge Clubs
Mrs. W. V. Ryan entertained the
Wednesday afternoon and Thursday
afternoon bridge clubs at her home,
713 Ave. C.
The prize winners of the Wed
nesday afternoon's bridge club were
Mrs. Robert Reed, first; Mrs. M. O.
Webb, second; Mrs. W. V. Ryan,
Mrs. John Sattler, Jr. won first
prize and Mrs. Carl Schneider sec
ond In the Thursday afternoon bridge
Following the party on both days,
refreshments were served by tho hos
tess, Mrs. Ryan.
Stitch and Nibble Club
Miss Lillian Koubek. entertained the
Stitch and Nibble club at her home
west of this city Thursday evening.
One guest, Miss Mary Ann Lepert,
A delightful time was spent in
carrying out the work of the club
during the evening:.
Following1 the meeting refreshments
were served by the hostess, assisted
by her sister, Miss Antionetta Koube!
is co-hostess. The George Washington
motif was carried out in the decora
tions of the home and of the dining
room table where the fruests were
Neighborly Nine Club
The Neighborly Nine Project club
met at the home of Mrs. Tomer Ilead
lee Tuesday. The lesson "Company
Dinner" was presented and place
cards and favors were made and dis
played. The next meeting will be held at
the home of Mrs. Newton Sullivan in
the form of a buffet supper.
Mrs. Bernard Klinger was chosen
ss a new member in place of Mrs.
Lawrence Leonard who recently
moved to California.
Mrs. Tomer Headlee was selected
to fill the vacancy of secretary and
treasure and Mrs. Alvadore Tilson
as news reporter.
The hostess, Mrs. Headlee, served
a delicious luncheon at tne ciose
of the afternoon.
Haenored on 25th Anniversary
Today marks the twenty-fifth wed
ding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs.
George A. Kaffenberger, residing
west of the city and in honor of the
event, they received a very pleasant
surprise Friday evening. A large
group of the friends had planned
the pleasant event and last evening
came to the Kaffenberger home with
well laden baskets of the good things
for a luncheon and an evening of
The time was spent at pinochle
and in the playing Mrs. John Rum
mel received the first prize for the
ladles and Mrs. Don Seiver the con-
solation prize. In the gentlemen's preferred stock be declared value
games Ed Baumgart bad the high less. ' '
score and D. M. Babbitt, the conso
lation. In honor of the anniversary Mr.
and Mrs. Kaffenberger received a
very lovely gift of silver from the
friends and which will serve as a
token of the many friendships.
Those attending the event were:
Mr. find Mrs. John Rummel and
Richard, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Mei
singer, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Nolting
and Gene, Mr. and Mrs. Henry F.
Nolting, Wesley Kratchvllle. Mr.
and Mrs. Elmer Tritch, Richard and
Marion, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Born
and George, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Baum
gart. Eunice and Edward, Mr. and
Mrs. Don Seiver, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
J. Donat. Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Babbitt,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Waters and
Phyllis, Mr. and Mrs. Kaffenberger,
James and Charles.
MANY ATTEND DANCE
From Thursday's Dally
A very large crowd attended the
dance sponsored by the Junior Cham
ber of Commerce at the American
Legion building last evening. A
large delegation of out-of-town
friends from Louisville, Manley, Lin
coln, Nebraska City, Omaha and oth
er nearby communties were present
to aid the young men in their en
deavor. The Ross Nichols orchestra,
with a few local musicians comprised
of Wm. Farney, C. A. Marshall and
Vincent Kelley, played for the event
and the music was thoroughly en
joyed by all who danced to its ever
The dance was sponsored by the
Junior Chamber of Commerce as an
endeavor and aid to help the organ
ization fulfill and carry out some
of it3 many plans and requirements
for making the town of Plattsmouth
a worth while and better place in
which to reside. The work of the
local organization is just beginning
and by the cooperation and help of
everyone in the community the fu
ture of the Junior Chamber of Com
merce will be a prosperous one and
it will be of significant value to
Plattsmouth and its citizens.
Charles E. Howard served as gen
eral chairman of the affair and with
the aid of the committee members,
Robert Vallery, William Farney, Ed
ward Howard. Everett Elliott, and
Don Cramer, deserve a great deal of
credit for their untiring effort that
they put forth to make the occasion
a complete success. Everett Elliott
and Virgil Urish were in charge of
the entrance committee, Don Cramer
was In charge of the ticket sales.
and Joseph-F. Kvapil served on the
The Junior Chamber of Commerce
members desire to take this means of
expressing their sincere and heartfelt'
thanks to the citizens of Plattsmouth
for the loyal support and fine co
operation that was extended them at
their dance held last evening at the
American Legion hall. It is such co
operation and acts as these that help
to build and strengthen an organ
ization as this, one which is a worthy
cause and benefit to the life of any
community. Especially do they wish
to thank all those that purchased
tickets and were unable to attend as
well as all who in any way partici
pated to make the affair a complete
MUST IMPROVE JAP ARMY
TOKYO, Japan. Feb. 18 (UP)
Lieutenant Iagaki, war minister,
said in the diet today that the army
must be improved in quantity and
quality as part of the necessary pre
paration against a future war.
"The future may require all
Japan's men to become soldiers," he
added. It was necessary to grow
more men' and to improve physical
attainments, he said. "It will also be
necessary to have sufficient man
power for the nation's industries," he
said. "We should also improve arm
ament and tactics."
CROSSES NEW DEBT HIGH
WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UP)
The public debt has crossed the 39,
800,000,000 level, the treasury report
The next all-time debt peak of $39,
800,579,533 was reached February 16.
At the same date last year the public
debt was $37,596,605,033. The debt
probably will cross the $40,000,000,
000 level in about a month. The bud
get for the next fiscal year submitted
public debt of approyimately $44,500,'
000,000 by June 30, 140.
ARGUE M. P. CASE
WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 (UP)
Oral arguments on reorganization of
the Missouri Pacific railroad will be
held March 22. The Interstate com
merce commission today set the date.
An ICC examiner has recommend-
ed that the company's common and
Carries on Huge
Job in Nebraska
Lincoln Office of the Social Security
Eoard Cares for Some 76,000
Employees in State.
Looking after the old-age insur
ance problems and questions of more
than 76,000 employees and many
thousands of emploers in Nebraska' is
the job of the social security board
This Job Is done by a staff of six
federal civil service employees, un
der the direction of Leo W. Smith,
manager of the office.
The Lincoln office district covers
16,372 square miles in which 76,
D55 wage-earners reside who are
partially or fully covered by old-
age insurance. Opened on December
30, 1936, the office is the old-age in
surance headquarters for 29 coun
ties in southeastern Nebraska.
During 1938, the office forwarded
355 old-age insurance claims to
Washington for adjudication. These
claims are for single cash benefits
to commercial and industrial .work
ers who have reached age 65 or to
the families or estates of deceased
workers. The amount of the benefit
equals per cent of the wages
earned by the employee between Jan
uary 1, 1937, and his 65th birthday
In addition, the office issued 18,-
057 social security numbers to wage
earners in 1938. Social security
numbers are required of all workers
who are employed In commercial or
industrial work either on a perman
ent or temporary basis or on full
time or part-time.
Counties served by the office are
Adams, Butler, Cass. Clay, Fillmore,
Gage, Greeley, Hall, Hamilton, Jeffer
son, Johnson, Lancaster, Merrick,
Nance, Nemaha. Nuckolls, Otoe, Paw
nee, Polk. Richardson, Saline, Saun
ders, Seward, Sherman. Thayer, Val
ley, Webster and York.
ANNOUNCE LOW BIDS
LINCOLN. Feb. 17 (UP) State
Engineer A. C. Tilley announced to
day low bids on highway construc
tion and maintenance jobs totaling
$158,220, approximately $10,000 less
than the estimated cost. The bids in
cluded Pawnee, Pawnee City south
3.9 miles gravel. H. A. Risk Pipe and
Construction company, $3,673.
MYNARD COMMUNITY CLUB
The Mynard Community club will
hold its regular meeting on Friday
evening at o'clock. The East Side
committee will be in charge.
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MORE STRICT RECORDS
WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 (UP)
Wage - Hour Administrator Elmer
Andrews will place in effect March
15 more strict regulations governing,
the keeping of industrial homework
Faced with an increasing amount
of homework since the wage-hour act
became effective, Andrews said that
the new regulations "will at least test
the practicability of this kind of con
trol of industrial homework." The
rules will be effective for a six months
In his first annual report to the
homework problem particularly in
Porto Rico he said it might be neces
sary to prohibit homework if regula
lie defined as an industrial home
worker persons producing in or about
a home, for an employer, goods from
materials furnished directly by or in
directly frm such employer."
SHENANDOAH MAN SUICIDES
OMAHA, Feb. 16 (UP) Eluding
a student nurse who tried to hold
him, Frank T. Nye, 58, Shenandoah,
Iowa, insurance man, leaped from
the fifth floor of a hospital here to
day to his death. Nye had been re
ceiving treatment for stomach ulcers
and physicians believed he was im
proving. Friends, however, said Nyc
had become convinced that his con
dition was hopeless. The nurse, af
ter a struggle, had taken a razor
away from Nye. The patient then
ran to a hall-way window and
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