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PLATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 1939.
the Plattsmouth Journal
PUBLISHED SEMI-WEEKLY AT PLATTSMDUTH, NEBRASKA
Entered at Poatoffice, Plattsniouth, Neb., ai second-class mall matter
MRS. R. A. BATES, Publisher
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Lucean Carper of Murray was
looking after business in Nehawka
J. H. Stiffens was called to Omaha
last Monday to look after some busi
Frank Mrasek of Murray was call
ed to Nehawka last Monday to look
after some business, also meeting his
many friends here.
F. I. Rea, manager of the Iowa
Nebraska Light and Power Co., of
Plattsmouth was looking after busi
ness matters in Nehawka Monday of
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Anderson and
son Kenneth were entertaining last
Sunday for the day and dinner, hav
ing as guests for the occasion Mr.
'and Mrs. J. H. Steffens and Mrs.
Burr Tilson was a visitor in Ne
hawka last Monday and while here
engaged to work at the Hansen gar
age and will begin his work in the
near future. He was accompanied
by his father, Thomas Tilson.
Snow Keeps Workmen Busy.
The roadman stationed at Ne
hawka had a big task on their hands
when they tackled the roads which
were blocked and it took all night
last Wednesday to get the roads clear
so that the mail man and school
busses could get out. They both ex-
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Where Quality Counts 8
k KIHI, SCHOOL VOTES 8
ft lilVKV HKIlt: Q
Theatre . Nebraska City
Sat.. Sun.. Mon.. Tues.
Lovers In Blazing V
Songs! Thrills! f;
. Nelson EdcLy v:i
Vfl'iM Victor Lianel frf.int t' "
f IRUCE HCU6LEH IARRYMQRE ARNOLD Xi-r
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Wallace Jlrrry and Hnl.rr Taylor in
'Stand Up and Fight
Drama wlien the AVest was the last
frontier. Also Comedy, I'opeye, Serial.
Matinee Sat., 2:30 Two tthows niglitlv.
Adults 25c Children. . .10c
SUNDAY - MONDAY
Cary Ornnt and Victor Mrlalrn In
A big cast in this, the year's bitrgept
show. Also Comedy aaTd Latest News.
Sl.NDAV B1ATIKE AT 2i30
M(ht t-hmvrm. 7 aid 0
Matinee, 10-25o lights, 1(N30o
Yes! That's All for jj
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' ' TUESDAY ONLY
Fred Aitalrc nl filngr-r Roger in
The srandetft of all their shows. Also
Iaurel Hanlv Comedy and I'rudeni-e
Penny Kliort. Matinee Tuesday at ':30.
All Shows, 10 and 15o
WEDNESDAY - THURSDAY
. ,l)OLJILK FEATtnE
JucIlN' JU "U-! JaHiea Iliu la
'Next Time I Marry
and Geo. Jaa4T d Weoir Btrrle fn
'The Saint Strikes Back
Two Hit Pictures for the Price of One!
pressed themselves as very thank
ful as they were not able to get
around until the roads had been
Woman's Club Meets.
The Nehawka Woman's club held a
very interesting and important meet
ing Friday of last week. F. M. Gregg
of the University of Nebraska was
the speaker, his subject being on
"Clyistian Education in the Home."
Refreshments were servew by the
hostesses, Mrs. A. F. Sturm and Miss
The officers elected for the com
ing year are: Mrs. R. C. Pollard,
president; Mrs. Wm. Ost, first vice
president; Mrs. J. H. Steffens, second
vice-president; Mrs. Melvin Sturm,
secretary; Mrs. Imo Heebner, treas
urer. Overhauling His Tractor.
Sterling Harris, making his home
north of Union was in Nehawka last
Monday and with some assistance
was overhauling his tractor, getting
ready for the rush when the time
comes to start farming.
To Have Hog Sale Soon.
Harry M. Knabe, breder and grow
er of purebred Hampshire hogs, is
to have another sale soon. Mr. Knabe
has been breeding purebred hogs for
a number of years and has been very
successful in his endeavors, bo mikh
so that people all over the country
are attracted by the tales.
Entertain Friends Last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Sturm were
host and hostess last Sunday at their
home when they entertained for the
day and a very fine dinner Jesse
Moreitz and wife and son, Arthur of
Lincoln and Mrs. J. H. Simmonds of
Nebraska City. . .
SELECT NEW CANDIDATE
The republican central committee
Tuesday afternoon iiled with City
Clerk Albert Olson, the name of
Robert M Painter, as candidate for
the city council from the third ward,
filling the vacancy caused by the
declination of Elmer Sundstrom.
Mr. Painter, the new nominee, is
a novice in political tircles as this
is the first time that he has sought
public office. He is a man of thirty
four years of age, married and has
a family of four children, and for
several years has resided between
7th and Sth on Rock street where
he owns property. He is a past mas
ter of Plattsmouth lodge No. 6, A. F.
& A. M. and has been active in the
Presbyterian church of which his
family are members. Mr. Painter is
employed by the Burlington Refrig
erator Express Co. in their local
RETURNS TO STUDIES
Ffm Monday's Daily
This morning Stephen M. Davis,
who ha3 been here with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Seaii S. Davis, departed
for Eoonville. Missouri, to resume
his studi.-s at the Kemper Military
school. Lieutenant Robert Albright,
of the Kemper faculty, who has been
visiting , at Kearney with relatives,
stopped here to meet Mr. Davis who
had made the trip lome with him,
they motoring on back to school.
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OBITUARY OF ROBERT SHRADER
Robert Shrader was born Septem
ber 13, 1866, at Rock Bluffs, Ne
braska, and passed away February
22, 1939 near Cedar Creek, Nebras
ka. He wasthe second son of George
W. and Isabel Shrader. He made his
home in Cass county for his lifetime.
He was married to Jennie Elizabeth
Wolfe, January 20, 1S89, his bride
being the youngest daughter of the
late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wolfe, pio
neer residents of Union. Mr. and
Mrs. Shrader were the parents of
three sons, Mont Shrader of Cedar
Creek, George JI. Shrader of Mar
tinez, California and Oscar Shrader
of Anheime, California, who survive
The mother of Mr. Shrader died
on March 23, 1913, killed in the tor
nado that swept through thi3 section
of Cass county, the father died on
March 22, 1925. The wife of Mr.
Shrader died June 29, 190S, the fam
ily living at Nehawka at the time
of her death. Mr. Shrader has made
his home with his son, Mont for the
past six years and has been bedfast
for the past six months and was ten
derly cared for by his son and family.
In addition to the children he is
survived by thirteen grandchildren,
one great granddaughter, five sisters
and one brother, Alma Yardley,
Georgia Creamer, Plattsmouth; Lulu
Wolfe, Murray; Jennie Klinim and
Homer Shrader of Plattsmouth and
Vcrna Rhoden of Murray. One
brother, J. D. Shrader, passed away
July 4. 1938 at Pittfield, Mass.
Funeral services were held on
February 26th at the home of Mrs.
Georgia Creamer. Dr. II. G. McClusky
of Plattsmouth conducted the ser
vices. The pall bearers were Don
Rhoden, Shrader Rhoden, Omar and
Elmer Yardley, Floyd Gauer and
Glen Kaffenberger, all nephews of
the deceased. The flower bearers
were Thelma Albin, Laverne Gauer,
Gcraldine Kaffenberger, Florence
Yardley, Velma Shrader, Isabel Ger
lack. He has gone, for he has left us.
There will be a vacant chair. He has
crossed the great wide river and we
will find him waiting there.
DEATH OF FORMER RESIDENT
Old time friends here will regret
to learn of the death of Mrs. Her
riin Hcrold, S3, a former resident
oi this city, whose death occurred
on Friday at her homo in Los An
geles. . .....
The Hcrold family were early day
residents of this community and
made their home here for many years
Mr. Herold dying here. After the
death of the husband Mrs. Hcrold
made her home with her daughter,
Mrs. E. V. Fitt and family. On th3
removal of the Fitt family to the
west coast she accompanied them
and has since made her home there.
She is survived by one son. Otto
I-'nrold, of Omaha and two daugh
ters, Mrs. E. V. Fitt and Mrs. Long
of Los Angeles. She was also an
aunt of I.Irs. A. L. Tidd and Mrs.
W. C. Tippens of this city.
ATTEND FUNERAL SERVICES
Funeral services lor D. II. Moses,
67, widely known Mills county farm
er, who died at his home east of
Glenwood after a long illness, were
held at Glenwood, Iowa Saturday,
with Rev. Grant Parker of the Glen
wood Methodist church in charge.
Burial wa3 in Glenwood cemetery.
lie is survived by his wife, Mary,
and four daughters. Mrs. Madge Geil
cf Omaha, Mrs. Marvel Greene or
Council Bluffs, Iowa, Mrs. Margaret
Deitchler and Mrs. Mildred Graves
of Glenwood. There i.i also a cousin,
Mrs. j. V. Taenzlcr of Plattsmouth
who also survives his passing with
the large host of other relatives and
Uev. and Mrs. Taenzler were at
Glenwood where they attended the
NEW or better .
Court of Honor
Nine Troop3 Are Represented and
Number of Local Scouts re
From Wednesday's Dally
PlattE.mc.uth Scouts journeyed to
Peru last evening to the court of
honor, where they received their pro
motions. The court was held in the Peru
high school and a line program was
presented by Peru. It was a movie
showing the troop and patrol ac
tivities of Troop 4 in New York.
The following towns were repre
sented at the court of honor: Troop
364 of Plattsmouth; 346 of Nebras
ka City; 331 of Auburn; 331 of
Syracuse; 227 of Dunbar; 343 of
Nebraska City; 25 of Peru; 327 of
Auburn and 361 of Nehawka.
There? were approximately 40
Scouts that received promotion.
Ralph Hilt received Pathfinding
and Safety merit badges.
Dilly Hula received Bookbinding
and First Aid merit badges.
Rob Webb received merit badges
Billy Robertson received Safety
and Reading merit badges.
Cary Marshall received Bookbind
ing, Reading, Pathfinding. and Farm
Home and its Planning merit badges.
Lars M. Larson in a separate cere
mony received the Life Scout badge
from his father, Raymond Larson,
the local troop's scoutmaster.
Troop Committeeman Ed Ofe and
Scoutmaster Raymond Larson fur
nished transportation for the Scouts
on their journey to Peru, and E. II.
Vescott, Scout executive accompanied
The Scouts making the trip wish
to sincerely thank Mr. Larson and
Mr. Ofe for furnishing them thi3
ON EXTENDED T0UK OF SOUTH
Dr. and Mrs. George I'ugsley and
Miss Marion Propst of Bayard, Ne
braska are enjoying a vacation
through the south. After a visit in
New Orleans and other points of in
terest en route, they were guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Sindelar in
The trio experienced ;i trip to
Cuba, driving over the new highway
across the keys to Key West, from
which place they sailed to Havana.
On the return trip sailing to Miami,
then driving to Lake Worth where
they were guests at the Lome ot
Robert L. Propst, grandfather of
The Nebraska visitors were also
fTtv sts in the homes of Mr. and Mrs.
C. E. Wilcox, Mr. and Mrs. D. A.
Pripst and Mr. and Mr?. E. E.
Creene, Jr.,-all in "Lake Worth.
After a visit Jn"Jacksonville, Fla.,
at the homes pf Mr. and Mrs. A.
Wayne Propst and Mr. r.nd Mrs.
W. A. MacPhaul, Dr. and Mrs. Pugs
ley and Miss Propst will spend sev
eral weeks touring the eastern states
before returning to their home in
BIETHEAY PARTY AT ERVIN'S
A party was given at the home ot
John Ervin in honor of Norma ant!
O riu ah Ervin's birthdays, which oc
curred February 1 and February 22,
Those who wore present were i
Ruth Ann Griffin. Esther Stiles. Mae
Atkley, Gertrude Burbee, Mary
Roddy. Helen Mary Meredith, Bon
nie ODell. Betty Jean Crawford.
Mildred and Margaret Opp, Darleno
Swan. Evelyn Pearsley, Norma Mae
Younker. Ruth Ilolthusen, Ora
Guerra, Edna Wilson and Thelma
n? fUr rft
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HOLD CLASS GAMES
Class basketball tournaments are
the order of the day at the high
3chool starting Tuesday afternoon
and with victories for the Sopho
mores over the Freshmen and the
Seniors over the Juniors.
The Sophomores won 78 to 25 from
the Freshmen in the first game, Ye
lick and Noble setting a fast pace
in scoring while for the Freshmen,
Don Martin and Bill Gayer were the
heavy hitters. The box score:
FG FT PF TP
J. Yelick. f , 18 3 2 30
Gradoville, f 10 12
Noble, c 14 0 0 28
Davis, g 2 0 14
Mauzy. g 0 0 2 0
Powell, g 0 110
Kalasek. g 1 0 1 2
FG FT PF TP
Martin, f 5 1 1 11
Gayer, f 4 0 2 8
Hilt, c 0 0 0 0
Slatinsky, g 2 0 2 4
Dooley, g 10 2 2
Favors, g 0 0 10
12 1 8 25
The Seniors and Juniors staged a
hot battle and in which the Seniors
were the winners by the score of
32 to 34. Hayes. Reed and Rebal
were the chief point getters for
the near graduates while Steinkamp
led the Juniors in tl;eir scoring with
J 13 points. The box score:
FG FT PF TP
Rebal. f 6 1 0 13
U. Yelick, f 0 0 2 0
Hayes, c 8 2 0 18
Reed, g 8 0 0 16
Wall, g , 10 3 2
Sedlak. f 0 0 0 0
23 3 5 52
FG FT PF TP
Steinkamp, f 6 1 1 13
Allbee, f 1 0 0 2
White, c 3 10 7
Knorr, g 110 3
Pevoe, g 10 0 2
Miller, f 2 1 15
York, f 10 2 2
15 4 4 34
Referees First game, W. Allbee;
Second game, C. Davis.
From Monday's Daily
Dr. and Mrs. O. C. Hudson and
friends were at Lincoln Sunday
where they spent tlfc day visiting
friends and relatives.
Mrs. Philip Albert motoivJ to Om
aha this morning where sho attend
ed to some matters of businesj visit
ed friends and relatives.
Mrs. Maude Fricke of Lincoln ar
rived Saturday evening for a visit
here with her sisters, Mrs. F. L. Cum
mins and Mrs. C. C. Wescott and the
many old time friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wiyscl and
family were at Fremont Sunday
where they spent the day visiting
at the home of Mr. Wiysel's brother,
Harry Wiysel and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Maddox ol
Ogallala, Nebraska were Sunday visi
tors and guests of Mrs.. Maddox par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. August Kopp. Mr.
Kopp returned to Plattsmouth with
them after spending Saturday in
From Tuesday's Daily
Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Sudduth were
business visitors in the city Mon
day. William Lorenscn of Weeping Wa
ter was in Plattsmouth Monday
where he came to attend to some
matters of business.
Jarves Lancaster, William Fitz
mayor, and Arnold Lillie motored
to Omaha last evening where they
attended the wrestling match held
in the city auditorium.
Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Balfour, well
known residents of the vicinity of
Field and Garden Seed Sold
Union, were in the city Monday, at
tending to business matters and call
ing on some of their friends.
From Wednesday's Dally
Mrs. George Ray of Murray was a
business visitor in Plattsmouth Tues
day. Attorney C. E. Tefft of Weeping
Water was here today to look after
some matters of business and visit
ing with his friends.
MARRIED AT ST. LUKE'S CHURCH
Monday afternoon at the St.
Luke's Episcopal church in this city
occurred the marriage of Marvin
Gerald Stuigeon of Alliance and Miss
Marjorie Virginia Dare Ashley, of
Gordon, Nebraska. The Episcopal
marriage service was celebrated by
Father George Tyner, of Omaha, pas
tor. Marvin F. Westfall and Mrs.
Mary Lou Westfall of Omaha were
the witnesses. The groom is engaged
in the garage business at Alliance.
RETURN RUNAWAY GIRLS
Sheriff Joe Mrasek was notified
late Monday afternoon that two
young girls of the community had
disappeared from their homes and
it was requested that he secure them
if possible and see that they were
returned. The sheriff visited Omaha
and after several clues on the south
side, located the two girls. As hi3
jurisdiction did not extend to Douglas
county, the sheriff secured .the aid
of Omaha detectives and the two
girls were returned to this city.
EIGHT MILE GROVE
10:30 a. m. English service.
7:30 p. m. Luther League.
River navigation will open up a
new industrial field in the smaller
Nebraska river towns.
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WEFS 5 2KIE(SKS
at Absolutely No Cost
We will give 50 Rural School Votes with each chick you buy at
cur Hatchery. Also give school votes on Produce sold us and on
Feed, Equipment, etc. purchased of us at money-saving p"ces-
WE CARRY A FULL LINE
BROODERS ALSO OTHER
We Pay Highest Cash Price for Poultry
Will Call at your Place for 100 lbs. or More
GIVE US A TRIAL WE WILL START CHICKS ON ORDER
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THE IIN:C01H TuEPHONEt.
'a ntjoAsu corearv
ers Pay Visit to
Appear Icfore the Rotary Club and
the High School in Very
Tuesday afternoon the students of
the Plattsmouth high school had
the privilege of hearing a group of
debaters . representing the Hastings
debate team end the University of
Nebraska debate team. The program
was held at 3 p. m.
The question debated during the
afternoon was Resolved: "That the
United States should cease to use
public funds for the purpose of
stimulating business." The Hastings
group were heard in the negative
side and the University of Nebraska
debaters presented the affirmative
side of the question. No decision
was made concerning the debate.
Mr. McClelland and Mr. Wood rep
resented the Hastings group while
Mr. Carkcr, and Mr. Gustafson repre
sented the University of Nebraska
The members of the Rotary were
very appreciative of having this
group as the attraction of their
luncheon at the Hotel Plattsmouth
and followed very closely the ex
cellently presented discussion of one
of t'e chief questions that is now
confronting the United States gov
ernment and the people of the na
tion. MARRIED AT COURT HOUSE
Monday afternoon at the court
house Lowell LaValle FoJden and
Mis3 Gwendolyn Alice Burow, both
of Lincoln, were wedded. The mar
riage lines were read b County Judge
A. H. Duxbury in his usual impres
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