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KOITDAY, APKL 3,-1939.
PLATTSMOUTH S.EMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
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From Thursday' Dally
Wednesday Afternoon Bridge
Mrs. Theodore Ptak entertained
the Wednesday Afternoon Bridge club
at her home on North Sixth street
yesterday afternoon. Mrs. D. B. Ash
baugh was a guest of the club dur
ing the afternoon.
Mrs. Robert Reed was awarded the
first prize; Mrs. M. O. Webb, second;
Mrs. W. V. Ryan,-third.
Following the party Mrs. Tt'ak
Entertain at Dinner
Mr. and Mrs. J. Howard Davis
served as host and hostess at a din
ner served at 6:30 last evening at
the Davis home. The affair was an
informal one with six guests present.
The decorations were carried out in
the Easter motif.
The guests of the evening in
cluded: Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Robert
son, Superintendent and Mrs. L. S.
Devoe, Mr. and Mrs. J. Howard Davis
of Plattsmouth; Mrs. Perry H. Mur
dicfe of Benton Harbor, Michigan,
and Mrs. Grace Parker of Lincoln.
From Friday's Daily
K. B. Club Meets
Mrs. E. A. Wurl served as hostess
to the K. B. club at her home last
evening with all of its members
First, second, and third prizes
were won by Mrs. John Hatt, Mrs.
U. W. Egenberger, and Mrs. John
Refreshments were served by Mrs.
Wurl at the close of the party.
Stitch and Nibble Club
Mrs. Ernest Janda entertained the
Stitch and Nibble club at the Anton
Janda home on West Oak street last
evening. Ten of the members were
present at the club's semi-monthly
The evening was spent in the usual
task of "carrying out the club's work
The next meeting will be held at
the home of Miss Dorothy Svoboda at
--0 Main street with a dinner to be
served as a part of the club social
Home Missionary Society
The Women's Home Missionary so
ciety met Thursday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. Edgar Newton. Three
quests were present, Mrs. Vesta Clark,
Mrs. George Brinklow and Mrs. Wil
liam Rice. Twelve members were
The devotionals were led by Mrs.
J. C. Lowson. Mrs. R. B. Hayes had
charge of the lesson for the after
noon. The main study of the after
noon was "American City and Its
People," and was very well discussed
by Mrs. Hayes.
The quilt made by the members
to be sent to the Ethel Harpst Home,
Cedar Town, Ceorgla, was on display
at Mrs. Newton's home.
Following the meeting Mrs. New
ton served refreshments, assisted in
the serving by her mother, Mrs.
Thursday Afternoon Eridge Club
The Thursday afternoon bridge
club were entertained yesterday after
noon at the home of Mrs. William
Schmidtmann, Jr. Mrs. P. II. Mur
lick of Benton Harbor, Mich., and
Mrs. M. O. Webb were guests.
The first prize was awarded to
Mrs. Hilt Martin and second prize to
Mrs. Carl Ofe.
At the close of the party Mrs.
Schmidtmann served a luncheon, the
Easter theme being carried out in
From Saturday's Daily
Mr. and Mrs. John G. Lohnes ob
served their 4Sth wedding anniver
sary Friday at their home on Pearl
street. A wedding dinner was served
at the noon hour. A large wedding
cake was baked by one of the daugh
ters and presented to the parents on
this happy occasion.
All enjoyed the day wishing Mr.
and Mrs. Lohnes many more years
Shower for Eride-to-Be
Misses Margaret Ann Vailery and
Jacqueline Grassman entertained at
a miscellaneous shower at the Theo
dore Ptak home last evening, honor
ing Miss Bette Barbara Bulin whose
betrothal to Mr. Raymond Bourne
was made known some time ago
and whose wedding is to occur on
Easter Sunday. Twenty guests were
present to help honor Miss Bulin
at the occasion.
The evening was taken up by play
ing a number of games. Miss Flor
ence Sedlak was awarded the prize
in the bunco game, and Miss Mary
Jane Mark won the prize in the
Following the party refreshments
were served by the hostesses, assist
ed by Mrs. Thomas Kriskey and Miss
The guest of honor received many
useful and beautiful gifts which
were tied to balloons. A scrap book
containing advice and helpful hints
was given to the bride-to-be.
Teachers' Bridge Club
The Central Building Teachers'
bridge club met Thursday evening
at the William Heinrich home.
Misses Jane Oakes and Rose Pro-
haska served as the hostesses. A
number of the teachers were present.
The evening -was spent in playing
bridge from which all derived a
At the conclusion of the party the
hostesses. Misses Prohaska and Oakes,
assisted by Mrs. William Heinrich,
Mf ,.',,'., 1,.,., Affi'i.iSrT'J
WILL PRESENT "THE
LIVING GOD" ON RADIO
Through the National Council ot
Catholic Men, a special radio broad
cast will be given the coming week.
This will be a rendition of "The
Living God," a very impressive re
ligious story and given in dramatic
form by a large and capable -cast.
The program will be heard from 5
to 5:15 p. m. starting on Tuesday,
April 4th and continuing through
'aturday, April Sth as a special
Holy Week feature.
t : '
time activity in the
boatyards herald the
coining of another cummer as the nation s recreational
fleet is made ready for a new season. These yachts
men, shown caulking seams and removing covers from
their craft, are but two ol America's pleasure boat
enthusiasts who in the next two months will spend
more than 115,000,000 in new marine engines, paints,
fittings and Mother nautical supplies.
Pat O'Hara, 18, keeping warm in a bathing suit, is sledding
her way to fame in Kansas City as a member of the Polar Bear
Club. Despite temperature near zero
and the abbreviated costume, she
didn't get blue or goose-pimpled. But
she did fail to say whether
she was a night club per
former or under contract to
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OH, REALLY! Thomas E. Uewey, spec
tacular young crusading district attorney of
New York, provided this unusual - camera
study during a press interview in his home.
Dewey's successes a prosecutor and the hard
fight he gave Herbert H. Lehman in the last
gubernatorial election in New York has sent
Dewey's stock soaring for the Republican
presidential nomination in 1940.
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WASH DAY WISDOM The efficiency of the Washington Uni
versity Huskies on the water apparently is continued in the crew
boathouse on wash day. Here Margaret Welch, Wellesley College
beauty, is enthroned on a home laundry which turns out like an
automaton clean clothes for Coach Alvin Ulbrickson (left) and
Don Hume, Olympic stroke. The Washington crew work hard, but
Miss Welch merely set a couple ot dials to
run the home laundry, an all-automatic in
vention bearing the name of Vincent Bendix,
noted precision equipment leader. The ma
chine did the rest, even to the damp-drying
I of the clothes for the line.
MIAMI MOVES UP TO MON-TAUK-
Beach styles change
with the seasons, and with the
closing of the winter migrations
to Florida the fashions are set on
Long Island. Here a charming
resort commuter displays the sun
hat she will wear at Montauk
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WHO IS THE MOTHER? Here's a birth
day puzzle difficult to solve. The young lady on
the right is the mother, Mrs. Anna Palmer
Wheeler of Coxsackie, New York, the oldest
woman in the state, who is .looking over con
gratulatory messages on her 106th birthday with
her daughter, Miss Annette Wheeler, who has
just tanned 80 years.
SPLASHIN' NOTE Judy Lane, Holly
wood playsuit designer, models new
bat hint costume. Here she wears a dubon
nette and white suit, a tri-cornercd ban
dana, cork sole beach clogs and white
straps and bows.
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ORED Robert George Allmann (left), cap
tain of the University of Pennsylvania wrestl
ing team, receives the Class of 1915 Award
from Charles Y. Fox, Jr., president of the '15
alumni. Allman, blind since he was five years
old, won the trophy for character, personality,
scholastic standing and athletic ability.
A GEM OF
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FOR WIMBLEDON Alice Marble, blonde
glamour girl and holder of the national wom
en single, doubles and mixed doubles "titles
ia tennis, practices at Pasadena, California
for the Wimbledon championship tourney in
England 'this summer. . .-
The 32,600-ton battleship Arizona, one of the for
midable units of the combined U. S. fleets participat
ing in naval maneuvers in the Caribbean, ploughs her
bow into rolling water "somewhere at sea." Navy
expansion plana are moving forward rapidly in Wash
ington, while basic industries get ready to supply the
raw materials. The government, mindful of a need for
steady production, ia helping some industries . with
import taxes and tariffs against 'cheap foreign' ,com
petition, notably" in the case of Vital , coppery
GLASS CENTER AT WORLD'S FAIR A huge glass block tower
with its fins of blue glass and a spiral helix identify the Glass Center,
colorful 'attraction of the New York World's Fair. The huge column
and the helix, to be illuminated by night, can be aeen from every
part of the Fair and for miles around. 88
From Thursday's Dally
Mrs,. Ralph Helsing and Mrs.
Hamilton Mark motored to Omaha
last evening and visited with, Mrs.
Pete Sorenson at the Immonuel hos
pital. From Friday's Daily
Mrs. William Woolcott is leaving
Saturday for York, Nebraska where
she will spend the week end visiting
at the home of her aunt." Mrs. C. R.
From Saturday's Daily
MissTJertha Nickles of Murray was
a business visitor in Plattsmiuth Fri
W. A. Swatek motored to Lincoln
Friday where he spent the day look
ing after some matters af business.
Mrs. Lanna McReynolds of Nehaw-
ka was in Plattsmouth yesterday on
business and visiting her many
friends and associates.
Mr. and Mrs. I. L. Kocian and
Mrs. Frank Horsak were in Lincoln
Friday where they spent the day on
a social and business trip.
Mrs. Verna Fillmore was in Omaha
Friday where she attended a birth
day party for her niece, Kathleen Mc-
Grath, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
R. R. McCrath.
Mrs. H. J. Utter, of Lincoln, who
is here visiting at the home of Mrs.
R. A. Bates, departed this morning
for Lincoln for a week end visit with
her relatives and friends and expects
to return here later for a longer
Man Weds at
Miss ' Lucille Gifford of Republican
City Married to Ralph A. Ma
son cf This City.
DEATH OF JOHN R0GGE
The death of John II. Rogge, 74,
occurred at 9 p. m. Wednesday at a
Lincoln hospital where he has been
for some time under treatment. Mr.
Rogge was a resident of Cass county
and southeastern Nebraska for the
past fifty-five ears, coming to the
state in 18S4. For the past fourteen
years he has made his home in Lin
The deceased was very active in
Masonic and Scottish Rite circles of
Lincoln for many years.
He formerly owned lumber yards
at Elmwood and Auburn and will be
well remembered by the older resi
dents of those places.
Survivors are the wife, Anna M.;
son, Frank of Norfolk; daughter,
Mrs. Everett Sloggett, Knoxville,
Iowa; sister, Mrs. J. II. Stroemer of
Alvo as well as a brother and sister
The announcement has !een receiv
ed here of the marriapj of Miss
Lucille GifTord, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Brown Gifford of Republican
City, Nebraska and Mr. Ralph A.
Mason, son of Mr. and Mrs. William
II. Mason of this city..
The ycunjr people were united in
marriajre by the Ilev. Roirt J e fiery
of the Methodist church of Republic
The marriajre is the culmination of
a school romance as both of the younp
people are members of the teaching
force of the Mascot, Nebraska, schools
the bride in the primary department
and the jrroom as teacher and athletic
The young- people will be in Platts
mouth after the close of the school
year to visit with the relatives and
friends in this community.
See the poods you tiuy. Catalog
but how about the ooods when
descriptions are alluring enough,
you c' themT
DEATH OF AGED LADY
The death of Mrs. Charlotte Ann
Daily, 83, occurred in Omaha Thurs
day night, the body being brought
to this city to the Horton funeral
home to await the final funeral
arrangements. The deceased lady is
a sister of Mrs. A. D. Asch, of near
Murray, and a member of one of
the pioneer families of Cass county.
Mrs. Daily is survived by her aged
husband as well as the sister.
The funeral services will probably
be held here no Sunday and the
interment at the Lewiston cemetery
south of this city and near the old
home of the deceased in her girl
hood days. A
WPA SUPERVISOR HERE
Miss Ellen Beckner, area repre
sentative of the professional andjser
vice division of the local WPA, mo
tored to Plattsmouth from Nebraska
City where he attended to matters
of important business.
GARDEN AND FARM
BLUE GRASS, lb 25 C
5 lbs. for SI
LAWN CLOVER, lb 600
Garden Seed In Bulk Only
ONION SETS, 2 lbs 15 C
ONION SETS, per lb 5t
Good Grade, bushel $3-50
Better Grade, bushel $4.25
Our Best Grade, bushel.54.S0
Lower Prices Cn Quantities
Hardy Wyoming:, bu $14.50
Crlmtn, A rriflrxl Origin
Hardy Nebr. Grown, lu.$13.50
BR0ME GRASS, 100 lbs $17
TIMOTHY, bushel $2.25
RED CLOVER, bushel$11.50
SUDAN, 100 lb $3.70
CERTIFIED SUDAN $4.95
ATLAS SORGO, 100 lbs.$2.85
ORCHARD GRASS, lb 21.0
i:xlrfi Hardy and 1'lnr
These Prices Good while
Present Stock Lasts
Let us book ycur order row and
ycu can get it when you're ready!
The prices are guaranteed against
decline. The market is very ac
tive cn Sweet Clover and Sudan,
and prices may be a little higher !
. Protect Yourself Against a
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