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PLATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 1939
Ihe jPlattsmouth Journal
PUBLISHED SEMI-WEEKLY AT PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA
Entered at Poatoffice, Plattsmouth. Neb., as second-class mall matter
MRS. R. A. BATES, Publisher
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE $2.00 A YEAR IN FIRST POSTAL ZONE
Subscribers living In Second Postal Zone. $2.50 per year. Beyond
600 miles, $3.00 per year. Rate to Canada and foreign countries.
$3.50 per year. All subscriptions
for Thrifty Shoppers
Glo-Coat and Wax
13-Pint FREE with
1-Pint Glo-Coat Polish
y3-lb. Wax FREE with 0C
1-lb. can Johnson's Wax 39
Gcod Heavy Weight 4 E q
Size 20x40. Each
Copper, 3 for 1C
Fresh Seed that will A
grow. 3 Fkgs. for
Waterers, St ; Glass Waterers.lOt
Galvanized Feeders10c and 236
Get Your Easter Novelties
and Candies Now
Knorr's 5c te51 Store
5 to 1 School Votes if this ad regis
tered at our store by your school!
I Are You Worried,
Then Why Not Try Our Baby Chick Service?
1 i A "
IF during bad weather you hate to start Baby Chicks, let us start
them, for you. first week per chick; 2 second week per
chick total cf Zy2$ per chick brooding charge for two weeks,
in addition to regular price of chicks. All grades and all breeds!
We Pay Top Prices for Your Poultry
Full Line of Poultry Equipment and Feeds
333 Main St. Rural School Votes Phone 107
Opportunity Days Mar. 22-25
5 to 1 Votes Given on All Purchases ... Provided
Your School Registers This Ad with Us
yi-ku. Pressure Gun Grease $2.00
10-lb. pail Pressure Gun Grease. . . , . .80
25-lb. high grade Axle Grease 1.75
10-lb. high grade Axle Grease. ..... .80
The Above Greases Put Up in Useful Galvanized Containers
WE HANDLE THE FAMOUS
UNITED STATES TIRES & TUBES
Come in and let us inspect yotir old tires. We will make you an
especially liberal allowance on Ihem during the 4 Opportunity Days.
Cloidt Service Station
White iiose uasoune, Jbnarco oils
Gamble's Is Luxe doffce
FREE OF CHARGE
With each 2 gallon can of Gamble's 100
Pure Perm Oil
An extreme sale value brings, you a 1-lb. can of Gamble's
famous factory fresh, vacuum packed DeLuxe Coffee with
each 2-Gallon purchase of 100 Pure Penn Permit; Motor
Oil. Gamble's coffee is a rich, aromatic blend which will
more than satisfy the most discriminating coffee user.
Gamble's 100 Pure Penn Permit Oil is refined from tha
famous Bradford crudes which produce the finest motor
oils obtainable. -It is backed by the permit seal (No. 316)
of the Penn Grade Crude Oil Association your assurance
of finest oil. Will give perfect lubrication under all driv
Sale Price including 1-lb.
nT.Tixe Coffee at no ext charge both for.
yjaHwaS )irs agency
PLATTSMOUTH,' NEBRASKA : :
S to 1 Votes, March 22 to 25 if Your School Registers this Ad!
are payaDie sinciiy iu
WIN AT NEBRASKA CITY
A group of the bowlers from tlie
lockal duckpin alleys were at -Nebraska
City Wednesday night and
defeated a picked team of that place
two games out of three. The locals
showed some very effective work in
their bowling and rolled up a fine
score. The individual scores were:
Plattsmouth Amo, 562; B. Bes
tor, 436; O. Wohlfarth, 499; Bob
McClanahan, 616; O. Keck, 564.
Nebraska City -Childres, 568;
Hikes, 4S5; Rawlings. 535; It. Mc
Guire, 565; B. McGuire, 443.
NOTICE TO PUBLIC
Starting Monday the medical office
of Dr. W. S. Eaton of this city will
be closed after 3:43 p. m. for a few
days due to some business matters
out of the city that Dr. Eaton wishes
to attend to. However, he will be
back at 7 p. m. and patients desiring
to call or have medical attention
may do so by calling at his office or
telephoning him. The many friends
and patrons are requested to please
note the change of time.
SON PORN TO PEARSONS
The many friends and acquain
tances of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Pearson,
former Plattsmouth residents now
residing in Omaha will be pleased
to learn of the birth of a son to them
at the Clarkson hospital. During his
residence here Mr. Pearson was en
gaged with the local U. S. Engineer's
at their offices here, and while here
'Mr. and Mrs. Pearson had made many
(friends. They moved to Omaha some
jtwo years ago.
About Baty Chix?
aU5 Main St., Phone Ho. 2 C
1 9t tiWt
A Great Pre
of Ladies' Wear
Coats, Toppers, Suits, Dresses, Milli
nery and 5 to 1 School Votes
at Toggery This Week.
OPPORTUNITY DAYS in Platts
mouth Wednesday, Thursday. Friday
and Saturday, March 22 to 25, bring
both unusual buying opportunities
and the opportunity to get 5 to 1
School Votes at the LADIES TOG
GERY, Shop of Personal Service.
In the Coat department you will
find a complete showing of Coats in
sizes from 12 to 50 priced at from
$6.95 to 912.95.
Toppers that are tops, from $3.95
to $16.95. Sfze range from the Jun
ior 9 to 4G.
Suits from size 9 to size 44 priced
from $9.95 to $19.95.
In our Millinery department you
will find the most complete showing
of Ladies, Misses and Children s hats
priced from 9S to $T.95.
New Hand Bags just arrived in all
the new shadeSr-Jncluding plenty of
black priced at $1 and $1.95.
Gloves in fabric leather trim styles
your choice of two very clever new
creations both leather trim and
angel skin, always a very popular
spring material, for only 69.
Women's full-fashioned Silk Hose,
3-thread crepe ringless sheer and
lovely, just right for Easter Morn
ing. You'll love the soft feel of this
all silk stocking. Choice of size and
color, G9 pair.
Rayon Slips Something new in a
slip, fell tailored with four-gore
skirt. Rip-proof seams, sizes 34 to
4 4. Price only, 98.
Be sure and visit our Junior Dress
department. Sizes 9, 11, 13. Many
styles to choose from. Your choice
for only $3.9S.
THE LADIES TOGGERY.
Shop of Personal Service.
T'lrr 1ni-"T i " T-7BTiVrT'iiiii' -
From Thursday's Dally
Mrs. J. C. Long, of Pacific Junc
tion, who has been here visiting her
mother, Mrs. Hattie Kirker and her
sisters, Mrs. Nellie Shea and Miss Ila
Kirker, returned home this morn
ing. Miss Frances Cloidt, who has been
here for a week's vacation with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cloidt,
has returned to her studies at
Stephens college, Columbia, Mis
souri. From Friday Dally
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Meisinger of
Murray were visitors in the city
E. N. Ahl of near Louisville, was
in the city today for a short time and
while here was a caller at the Jour
nal to renew his subscription and
for a very pleasant visit.
August Wendt, prominent resident
of the vicinity of Murdoik, was in
the city today to spend a few hours
attending to some matters of busi
ness and visting with friends.
William Baird departed Thursday
afternoon from Omaha for Denver
where he will visit for a short time
with Mr. and Mrs. Harley Cecil and
family and visit with the old friends
in that city.
ENLARGE CHURCH SODALITY
From Thursday" Daily
A meeting was held last night at
St. John's school to discuss plans for
the organization of a Sodality for the
boys. There were a good number of
boys and girl3 present from both the
St. John's and Holy Rosary parishes.
Mrs. Willman spoke on the functions
and rules of the Sodality.
Many of the boys indicated they
would like .to belong. The girls of
the two parishes already have an ac
tive Sodality organized and they of
fered to take the boys in with them
and make it a mixed Sodality. This
was agreed upon and the meeting ad
journed after a short prayer by
Monsignor Agius, pastor of St. John's
church. Robert Webb, Sodality Re-
5 to 1 School Vctes Given if Your School has Registered This Ad !
Brooder SUouses & ihg Mouses
Buy Your Kozy Brooder and Hog Houses
at Same Prices factory quotes, from
E. J. EVICHEV
LUMBER AND COAL PHONE 128 PLATTSMOUTH, NEBPv.
John Cardwell has been on the
sick list for a number of days.
II. II. Gerbeling was called to
Elmwood one day last week to look
after business matters.
L. R. Stanley was a business visi
tor in Lincoln one day last week,
going to secure goods for the store
Ncls Peterson, who recently moved
from near Weeping Water to a farm
just south of William Rueter's, was
a business visitor at Weeping Water
Warren Taylor Richards was look
ing after some business matters in
Lincoln Monday of last week, also
visiting with friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Otte, who have
lived in Washincton. D. C, for
some time, have gone to Arizona to
spend some time "for the benefit of
Mrs. Otte's health, as she has not
been well for some time.
Miss Marilyn Schmidt, the seven-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Louis Schmidt, has been ill during
the past week with a severe attack
of influenza. Her mother has acted
as nurse and the patient is feeling
ladies Meet at Gerbeling Home
The members of the Wabash La
dies Kensington met last Wednesday
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Orville
Gerbeling, where they spent a most
Numerous plans were discussed
for making Wabash a more beauti
ful town this coming summer.
Old Resident Very Sick
John C. Browne, who has resided
in and near Wabash for many years,
has not been feeling well for some
time, and was taken recently to the
Bryan Memorial hospital in Lincoln
for observation and treatment. It
has not been determined as yet
whether he will have to undergo an
operation. The many friends of this
pioneer citizen will be sorry to learn
of his poor health and join with the
Journal in wishing him speedy re
covery. Chamber of
Many Matters Occupy Time of the
Civic Body at Luncheon on
The directors of the Chamber of
Commerce met Thursday for their
weekly luncheon at the Hotel Platts
mouth and with a great many mat
ters of importance to attract their
Owing to the illness of President
J. H. Davis, Vice-President F. I. Rea
presided over the meeting.
Ordell Hennings, secretary of the
Junior Chamber of Commerce was
in attendance at the luncheon as a
guest and was called upon to dis
cuss the plans of his organization for
community activities. Mr. Hennings
outlined a number of tentative proj
ects that had been considered by
the Junior group which they hoped
to make successful in the near fu
ture. A. L. Tidd of the river improve
ment committee, gave a very fine
report on the general plan of river
improvement and the Drosnects for!
the future development along this
line in the Missouri valley states. He
urged the fullest co-operation in the
matter of getting navigation thor
The Chamber of Commerce also
discussed the proposed sale of the
brick building, on east Main, street,
the Perkiii3 House, which is owned
by the city through tax fore-closure.
The city had been offered a cash price
of $1,500 for the building for sal
vage purposes', the contractors to
permit the city also to purchase brick
at a low figure. The city council
had appointed, a committee to look
into the matter and asked other
civic bodies to also appoint commit
tees. The Chamber of Commerce
named as1 its committee, Searl S.
Davis, Frank M. Bestor and T. H.
Pollock to confer with the city com
Select Girl to
Attend the New
Legion Auxiliary to Sponsor High
School Junior Endorse Jr. Cham
ber Rest Room Project.
From Saturday's Daily
American Legion Auxiliary meet
ing yeslerday at home of Mrs. L. S
Devoe was well attended. Associate
hostesses were Mesdames John Par
kening, Lottie Knecht, Eugene Vro-
man. and Fred Noltlne:. The St.
Patrick's day theme was carried out
in the program and delicious re
Community Service activities being
the paramount topic for March Aux
iliary meetings, this came in for
ereatcst discussion at the business
session. The organization considered
the program of the Junior Chamber
of Commerce for a public rest room
and endorsed it; also voted money
to the county fund being raised by
County President Mrs. Mildred Com-
strtrk of Greenwood to provide a
county Bingo party at the Lincoln
Veterans' hospital in the near future.
Principal community service ac
tivity of the Auxiliary will consist of
sending a Junior class girl to "Girls
State" a new activity this year, sim
ilar to "Boys' State" inaugurated
last year in Nebraska by the Legion
Betty Jean Vioraan was chosen, with
Katherine Strickland as alternate.
It was voted to send the usual
Easter gift to a war time nurse
whose name is to be supplied the unit
by department headquarters.
Due to illness Mrs. Wiley Sigler,
nroeram chairman. Mrs. Devoe was
in charge of the St. Patrick's pro
gram. Mrs. J. R. Reeder and Mrs
C. H. Martin sang a duet, "When
Irish Eves Are Smiling." Katherine
Brink gave the'clever humorous read
incr. "Brotherly Love." which she
had given at the high school declam
atory contest. Mrs. Reeder led the
group in1, singing "Star Spangled
Banner," accompanied by Mrs. Rob
ert Reed, to close the meeting.
Bridge and pinochle were played.
Mrs. -James Mauzy won high prize
and Mrs. Robert Reed, consolation,
at bridge; Mrs. Edgar Creamer, high
and Mrs. Fay McClintock, conso
lation, at pinochle.
Square cakes, topped with sham
rock design, ice cream with sham
rock center and green mints were
April meeting on the 21st will be
held in the evening at home of Mrs.
Leslie Niel, with Junior Auxiliary
members as guests.
LEAVES FOR SOUTH AMERICA
From Thursday's Daily
Last evening Raymond Williams,
who has been here with the West
ern Waterways Corporation, working
on the Missouri river construction
program, departed last night for
South America where he wOl look
after similar work.
Mr. Williams was to have left sev
eral weeks ago but was delayed and
it was not until last night that he
was ordered out to the new field
I. T. Calister, local manager of
the company, Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Lchnes, Miss Helen Virginia Price
and Jack Chadwick, motored to Om
aha to see their friend leave.
This is the time of year when
one's thoughts turn to Gardening,
cleaning up the yard and Flower
But you can't do a good job
unless you have good tools and
that is where wc come in. Large
Rakes and Hoes
as well as the smaller hand tools
for working among the flowers,
Garden Hose, Lawn Mowers and
other equipment, all built to help
you do better work.
No tetter time than now to
get these supplies and reap the
benefit of 5 to 1 School Votes on
Also anything you may be need
ing in the Hardware line. How
about your screens it will soon
be time to put them up. We can
supply you with Pearl or Black
screen wire at lowest prices,
The Old Reliable Hardware Store
Bekins Bldg., Phone 213
AID IN COMMUNITY DANCE
The names of merchants and peo
ple who have contributed to the
dance enterprise, in order that bet
ter and more efficient advertising
of Plattsmouth and it's products can
Hotel Plattsmouth, Plattsmouth
Coffee Shop, Bowman's Barber shop.
Dan Reichstadt's Shoe Shop, Glen
Vallery Implement store, Donat's beer
tavern ;x Farley's Furniture store, E.
A. Wurl store, Rummel Service Sta
tion, Harris Cleaners, Plattsmouth
Creamery, Kroebler Hardware, J. W.
Crabill, jeweler, Conis Shining Par
lor, Wimpy's Inn. Naeve's Service,
Stoll's Sportman, Timm's Place, Ja
cobs Cafe, Hirz Meat Market, Conn's
Nu-Way lunch, also radio station
WAAW, Iten-Bartmettler Biscuit Co.,
World-Herald and the Plattsmouth
Other names will be added in due
FEW TENANTS MOVE
Leonard Hanks, in charge of the
FSA In the Cass-Otoe district, re
ports that of the 135 clients of the
FSA who are tenants on the farm3
in the two .counties, but seven of
these have moved. Two moved out of
the counties and five more moved to
other farms. Two new clients are
reported moving into the district, one
from Boone and one from Cedar
county. The director reports excel
lent co-operation by the land owners
and responsible largely for so few
moves. SELLS RESIDENCES
The Sam Archer properties on Lo
cust street have been disposed of by
Frank E. Vallery, local real estate
man. Mr. Vallery states that the
properties will soon be taken over
by the new owners.
I Opportunity Days bpecials!
16 rAKMUKo UIN1UIN LiAoULlINfc., gal .l-lv
PRESSURE GREASE, 10-lb. pail 750
AH Grease and Oil on Special Sale
Charles Vallery Service Station
b 5 to 1 School Votes if Your. School Registers This Ad! 8
I 2 aS. sacu
S 10-lb. pail Pressure Gun Grease. . . 5)C S
I EHS 3IL S.
5 to 1 School Votes if your school registers this ad!
Buy these bargains
them to help your
Men's Suits $15
Dress Shirts $1
Union Suits ...... 050
Blazer Sox . 170
Cotton Sweaters . . .550
Men's Corduroy Pants, pair ........ S1.C5
Tailored to Order Suits . . ........ .$21.50
Clothiers to Cass County Men Since 1879
GARDEN AND FARM
BLUE GRASS, lb 25
5 lbs. for $1
LAWN CLOVER, lb GO
VIG0R0, 100 lbs. 53.75
PLANT P00D, 100 lbs.$3.75
Garden Seed in
CNI0N SETS, 2 lbs 15
Good Grade, bushel $3.50
Better Grade, bushel $4.25
Our Best Grade, bushel$4.80
LOWER PRICES ON
ER0ME GRASS, 100 lbs.$17
TIMOTHY, bushel $2.25
RED CLOVER, bushel$11.50
SUDAN, 100 lbs. $3.70
CERTIFIED SUDAN $4.95
These Prices Good while
Present Stock Lasts
Let us book your order now and
you can get it when you're ready!
The prices ere guaranteed against
decline. The market is very ac
tive cn Sweet Clover and Sudin,
and prices may be a little higher!
Prctect Yourself Against a
Phone 151 Plattsmouth
J Li o
to help yourself Buy
school. 5 to 1 Votes!
Wool Sweaters . .$1.29
Dress Hats $1.55
Rayon Silk Ties. . . .330
Dress Pants $2.05
Boys' Pants $1.15
Dress Caps 550