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MONDAY, APRIL 24. 1929.
PLATTSMOTJTH SEMI - WEEEL? JOURNAL
From Thursday's Paily
Mr. and Mrs. John T. Torter, re
ndins? ia the south part of the city,
observed their thirty-ninth wedding
anniversary Wednesday at their home
and in which the members of their
family here joined with them.
Miss Jessie Fleming, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Fleming, and
John T. IVrter, were married on
April 19. 19'0. at the home of the
bride's parents, three miles south
west cf Murray. Rev. Taylor Sur
face, a well known U. B. minister
of Mynard and Union performed the
Keck Bones OCc
Fresh, Meaty, 7 lbs.
Pork Liver fc
Tasty, Tender, lb AW
Pork Hocks ijflc
Tasty, Meaty, lb JJ
Freckly Ground Beef
Cuts. 2 lbs. for 4 W
2 lbs. for A3)'
Salmon or Sable '
Sliced or Piece, 2 lbs.A
S2 for 29c
L 2 for 25c
PORK & BEANS
Pioneer Vacuum Packed
1-lb. Glass Jar
Genuine Hed Eiver
U. S. No. 1 Delicious, Sweet
Eed Eipe, Louisiana's QE?
finest. 2 boxes AD
No. 1 Early Ohios C-tf AO
100-lb. Bag XOT
(Wt. Net when Packed)
Fresh, Green Top
Large Bunch 3r
Fresh, Solid, per lb
Fresh, Solid California Iceberg
Large, 5-Dozen Size JLp
Heads. Per head W
Juicy California Sunkist
Seedless Navels Om
Medium Size, doz Ail
No. 2 Can P
Choice Blenheim Dried
or Fancy Mixed Dried
Big 4 White Naptha
10 Giant Bars ftPLP
Champion High Test
Eegular Can f
Big 4 Soap
6 Box Carton - ULtP
Milk Chocolate or
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Ad for Plattsmouth, Tnes.,
Wednes., April 25-26
ceremony. Since that time they have
continued to make their home . in
Cass county and for many years lived
on a farm. Mr. and Mrs. Porter are
the parents of eight children, all of
whom have grown to manhood and
Yesterday they had the members
of the family present for an anni
versary luncheon, which was featured
by the large wedding cake baked by
Mrs. Arthur Sampson, a daughter.
Wednesday Afternoon Club
The Wednesday afternoon bridge
club met with Mrs. V. V. Ryan. One
guest, Mrs. Russell Kunz was pres
ent. Mrs. George Jaeger was awarded
the first prize, and Mrs. Theodore
Ptak second prize.
Refreshments were served at the
close of the party.
The Presbyterian church circles
met on Wednesday afternoon at the
homes of the various members where
a good attendance was reported by
all circles. Four guests were present.
Circle 1 met at the home of Mrs.
George Lushinsky, Mrs. Wylie Sig
ler and Mrs. George Fornoff being
the associate hostesses. The business
meeting was presided over by the
circle chairman, Mrs. Leonard
Stoehr. The devotionals were led by
Mrs. Wylie Sigler. The business
meeting was followed by a number
of piano accordian selections render
ed by Mrs. Henry Nolting. At the
conclusion of the meeting refresh
ments were served by the hostesses.
Mrs. Bertha Shopp entertained
circle z ai ner nome, iirs. jouii vs.ni-
fenberger, Misses Margaret Hodgert
and Olive Jones being the associate
hostesses. Mrs. Henry Schneider,
circle chairman presided over the
meeting. Mrs. S. A. Wiles gave the
missionary lesson. During the busi
ness hour Rev. H. G. McClusky was
present and gave a short talk to
the members. The meeting was con
cluded with the serving of refresh
ments. Circle 3 met with Mrs. Minnie
Nolting with Mrs. George Farley and
Misses Blanche and Olive Horning as
sociates. The business meeting was
presided over by the circle chair
man, Mrs. H. F. Gansemer. Mrs.
Mary Beverage had charge of the
missionary program. At the conclu
sion of the meeting refreshments
were served by the hostesses to the
large group present.
' Circle 4 met at the home of Mrs.
Carl Schneider. Mrs. Searl S. Davis
presided at the business session, and
Mrs. Clayton Cross had charge of
the missionary lesson. Refreshments
were served Immediately following
the meeting by the hostess, Mrs.
Schneider assisted by Mrs. Floyd
Becker and Miss Florene Tritsch.
Mrs. Carl Ofe served as hostess to
Circle 5 at her home yesterday after
noon. The circle chairman, Mrs. Wil
liam Schmidtmann, Jr., presided.
Mrs. Hilt Martin led the devotionals.
This meeting was also concluded
with the serving of refreshments by
the hostesses, Mrs. Emil Wurl and
Mrs. Carl Ofe.
Methodist Chnrch Circles
The various circles of the Meth
odist church met on Wednesday
afternoon, each circle meeting at
their respective places.
The Dorcas circle met at the
church parlors with a very good at
tendance. The chairman, Mrs. Pete
Carr presided at the business meet
ing. The devotionals were given by
Mrs. Harry White.
At the close of the business ses
sion Miss Eleanor Giles and Shirley
Walling sang some numbers.
Following the short program Mrs.
Pete Carr served refreshments.
Mrs. Adam Kaffenberger entertain
ed the Naomi circle at her home,
Mrs. Lois Carr having charge of the
lesson. The devotionals were led by
Mrs. V. T. Am, which was followed
by the business meeting.
The meeting was followed by a
CLEANING & PRESSING
Cash and Carry No One Day Service
2- Piece Suits
3- Piece Suits
$ 1 .00
Any Combination of the Above Garments
9x12 Rugs Cleaned & Sized $2.75
Phone 166 - 416 Main St - Plattsmouth
social hour and closed with the serv
ing of refreshments by the hostess,
Mrs. Adam Kaffenberger assisted by
the co-hostesses, Mrs. James Yelick,
Mrs. Earl Carr, Miss Marie Kauf
mann. The Gleaner's circle was enter
tained at the home of Mrs. Don
York with eighteen members present.
The circle chairman, Mrs. A. H.
Duxbury, presided over the meeting.
Mrs. George Erinklow led the devo
tionals. At the close of the meeting the
hostesses, Mrs. Carl Hall, Mrs. Julius
Hall, and Mrs. Den York served re7
From Friday's Daily
Thursday Afternoon Club
The Thursday afternoon bridge
club met at the home of Mrs. W. V.
Ryan yesterday afternoon. Three
guests, Mrs. Walter H. Smith, Mrs.
Walter Tritsch, and Mrs. Waldemar
Soennlchsen were present.
Mrs. Carl Schneider was awarded
the first prize and Mrs. Carl Ofe was
given the second prize.
At the conclusion of the party re
freshments were served by the hos
tess, Mrs. Ryan.
Delta Deck Club
Miss Mathilda Soennichsen enter
tained the Delta Deck card ?lub at
her home at 811 Main street last
One of the members, Mrs. Mollie
Gobelman, was present dressed In one
of the Golden Spike dresses of 1862,
which is a popular fad now existing
in Omaha for the preparation of the
world premiere of the picture "Union
The first, second, and third prizes
were awarded to Mrs. L. W. Egenber
ger. Miss Laura Meisinger, and Miss
Amelia Martens respectively.
The evening was concluded with
the serving of refreshments by the
Two Square Club
Mrs. John Bergman was hostess
Thursday afternoon to the Two
Square club at her home, the event
being in the nature of a charmingly
three course dinner, given in honor
of Mary Ann, infant daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Bergman. The tables
were arranged in decorations of
sweet peas while artistic place cards
added a pleasing touch to the set
tings. In the serving Mrs. Bergman
was assisted by Misses Alice and Mar
The ladies also enjoyed the after
noon at cards with Mrs. Lester Gay
lord winning the first prize; Mrs.
Henry Starkjohn, second and Mrs.
William H. Woolcott, consolation.
The Ace of Spades prize was award
ed to Mrs. Frank Rebal.
The ladies were delighted to have
iss a guest Mrs. Agnes Bach of Omaha,
a friend of many years standing.
Attend Birthday Party
County Register of Deeds Ray F.
Becker and Mrs. Becker were guests
Thursday evening at a birthday party
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ed
Ruby near Weeping Water, the event
being the anniversary of their daugh
ter, Miss Thelma. There were some
thirty in attendance and the guest
of honor received a large number of
very attractive gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. Joy G. Andrews of
Omaha are announcing the marriage
of their daughter. Miss Dorothy Ann
Andrews, to Mr. M. R. Lagerstrom,
son of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Lagerstrom
of this city. The wedding ceremony
was performed at Papillion on August
St. John's Circles
The circles of the Altar society
of the St. John's church were enter
tained Wednesday afternoon at 2
O'clock and each of the three meet
ings had a very fine attendance and
much interest in the business and so
cial features of the event.
Circle No. 1 met at the home of
2 Plain Skirts
Mrs. Oscar Sandin with Mrs. Peter
Claus, Mrs. Dershell and Mrs. Ben
nett. The afternoon was spent in
visiting and conversation, with Mrs.
Albert Altchaffl receiving the special
prize of the afternoon. There were
fourteen members and three visitors
in attendance. The hostesses served
dainty refreshments at an appro
Circle No. 2 met at the home of
Mrs. Ed Ulrich in the counrty and
who was assisted by Mrs. Catherine
Bintner and Mrs. Sue Strickland.
Nineteen were present with one
guest. Games served as the diver
sion of the atfernoon and in which
the prize was awarded to Mrs. Wal
ter H. Smith. A much enjoyed lunch
eon was served by the hostesses.
Circle No. 3 was entertained at
the home of Mrs. Ray Bryant, who
was assisted by Mrs. Harry Sniffer.
Cards and checkers served -to pass the
time and Mrs. Emmons Ptak was the
winner at pinochle and Mrs. John
Baje.ck at Chinese checkers. Refresh
ments closed the afternoon.
Sextette Pinochle Club
Albin Chovanec and Frapk Aschen-
brenner entertained the Sextette Pin
ochle club at the Frank Chovanec
home last evening. One guest, Henry
Krejci was present at the club's semi
The group indulged in playing
pinochle during the evening.
At the conclusion of the party re
freshments were served by Miss Lil
lian Chovanec. sister of one of the
The club will meet again on Fri
day evening. May 5 at the home of
Matthew Sedlak, with John Slatinsky
as assistant host. '
P. E. 0. Meeting:
Chapter, F, P.E.O. met Friday
afternoon at the home of Mrs. Henry
Goos at 2:45. A large group of the
members were present at the regular
The business meeting was presided
over by the president, Mrs. P. T.
Heineman. Mrs. J. E. Wiles led the
devotionals during the afternoon. The
general theme of the meeting was on
International Relations." Group
singing, consisting of patriotic songs
in observance of the event. Was held.
Milo Price, social science instruc
tor in the Plattsmouth high school,
was the guest speaker. He address
ed the group on "international Re
lations," a topic chosen in keeping
with the theme of the society's after
The business and social meeting
was concluded with the serving of re
freshments by the hostess.
Entertain at Scavenger Hunt
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kriskey
served as host and hostess to a group
of young people, comprising eight
couples, at a scavenger hunt party
rhursday evening, April 0.
The time was spent profitably in
enjoying a jolly good time anion; the
group and the evening was concluded
with a luncheon.
The following young people were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Kriskey: Har-
ley Minniear, Jacqueline Grassman,
Mr. and Mrs. Bronson Timm, Roy
Turner, Veda Capps, Robert Slavicek,
Jeanette HIrz, Vincent Kelley, Laura
Mrasek, Mark. Wieckhorst, Beatrice
Am, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Bourne.
Honor Miss Diehm
On Friday evening Mrs. J. C. Low-
con entertained at a six o'clock birth
day dinner In honor of Miss Selma
Diehm. A delicious three-course din
ner was served. -
Those who comprised the party
were: Misses Agnes Muenster, Jane
Oakes, Dorothy Clock, Ellen Ubben.
Evelyn Ripa, Sylvia Korbel, Florence
Bieghley Garnette Clare, Rev. and
Mrs. J. C. Lowson, Florence, Ruth
and Aileen Lowson and the honor
The party was a complete surprise
to Miss Diehm, which made the event
even more enjoyable,
The guest of honor received a num
ber of lovely gifts as remembrances
of the occasion.
TO VISIT AT COLUMBIA
Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Cloidt de
parted Friday afternoon for Colum
bia, Missouri, where they will visit
their daughter. Miss Frances, over
the week end holiday. They drove
as far as St. Joseph, last evening
where they were the guests of friends
and today continued on to Columbia.
Miss Frances Cloidt, the daughter, is
a student at Stephens college.
CAST IN D0ANE PLAY
Joe Hendrlx, junior at Doane Col
lege, is a member of the cast of
"Outward Bound," the last produc
tion of the Doane Players to be pre
sented this season. The author, Sut
ton Vane, is famous for his unusual
plots and characters, and the dra
matic appeal and beautiful phil
osophy make It an excellent play.
PLAN FOR MUSIC WEEK
The Plattsmouth Woman's club is
sponsoring the observance of Nation
al Music Week, May 7-13, as pro
moted by the National Music Week
committee of New York City. Spon
sors for this observance include Ne
braska's own governor, R. L. Coch
ran. Dr. Reuben T. Shaw, president
of the N.E.A., Mrs. J. K. Pettengill,
National Council of Tarents and
Teachers, Edwin Hughes, president
of National Music Teacher associa
tion, Mrs. Sadie Orr Dunbar, presi
dent of the general Federation of
Women's clubs and a host of other
presidents of groups of distinguished
Emphasis i3 being placed on group
performance this year.
Articles will appear in the Jour
nal from time to time explaining
more fully the plans of the commit
tee who ask for the co-operation of
every citizen in Plattsmouth in the
observance of National Music Week,
May 7-13. Music Committee, Platts
mouth Woman's club, Mrs. Hilt Wes
cott, Mrs. Lowell S. Devoe, Mrs. Roy
Knorr, co-operating with Mr. Peter
Gradoville of the Recreation Center.
OLD RESIDENT VISITS CITY
Mr. and Mrs. George McCavigan
of Kansas City arrived Wednesday
to spend some time here visiting with
a rilimber of the relatives and the old
time friends of years ago. Mr. Mc
Cavigan was an employe of the Bur
lington here for a great many years
and will be remembered by the older
residents as will Mrs. McCavigan.
Mrs. McCavigan is a sister of Wil
liam Schmidtmann, Sr., and was a sis
ter of the late Mrs. Gl G. Pitz and
Mrs. John Ledgway. Mrs. Fannie
Haybiddle cf the Nebraska Masonic
home is also a cousin of Mr. Mc
Cavigan. ATTEND LIBRARY MEETING
From Thursday's Daily
Mrs. P. T. Heineman and Miss
Verna Leonard motored to Nebraska
City this afternoon where they at
tended the district meeting of the
Nebraska Library Association. Miss
Leonard, local librarian, served as a
guest speaker during the afternoon,
her topic for discussion being "New
Books for Adults."
The many friends of Mrs. E. M.
Godwin will be pleased to learn that
she has so much improved that she is
now able to be up and around with
assistance. Her (condition was very
critical for some time and it is a
great pleasure to the family and
friends that she has been able to
show this improvement.
RETURNS FROM 0ZARKS
From Thursday's Daily
Mrs. E. G. Ofe returned home last
evening after spending the past ten
days in the Ozarks where she visited
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E.
McBride. En route home she also
stopped at St. Louis, Mo., where she
visited with friends and relatives.
POTATOES LOOK GOOD
W. O. Troop was in the city Thurs
day where he attended to matters
of business and visited with a num
ber of his friends and relatives. Mr.
Troop reported that his first crop of
potatoes that he planted some time
back have large sprouts and are
maturing quite rapidly.
TO UNDERGO HOSPITALIZATION
Mrs. Cleo Stones or this city was
taken to the Anton Kani hospital
where she was placed for treatment
and observation. Mrs. Stones has not
been in the best of health and it was
necessary for her to undergo hos
pitalization. Dr. and Mrs. C. M. Sommerville.
of Hugo, Colorado, are here for a
visit at the home of County Treasurer
and Mrs. John E. Turner, the latter
a sister of Mrs. Sommerville. They
are returning to their home in the
west after a motor trip to the east.
We are in the Market for
Springs Special Prices s
Open Every Evening
Bring In Your Produce!
j Conveniently Located 5th and Main
1 Center of Business Section
From Thursday's Dally
C. E. Rutledge of Lincoln was a
guest of Pete Carr today.
Mrs. Lora Lloyd Kieck, county
superintendent, Mrs. Fred Lugsch
and Mrs. Henry Starkjohn, were at
Lincoln Wednesday for a few hours
visiting with friends.
II. A. Schneider, president of the
Plattsmouth State bank war. at Lin
coln Wednesday where he visited for
a few hours with County Treasurer
John E. Turner at the U. S. Veter
From Friday's Daily
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Twiss and L. J.
Mayfield of Louisville, were here to
day to spend a few hours and look
after some matters of importance.
From Saturday's Daily
Miss Gertrude Cloidt motored to
Omaha where she will spend the
week end visiting with her friends
Mr. and Mrs. John Busche of
Louisville, were here Friday after
coon to visit with their old time
friends and looking after some mat
ters of business.
Cyril Kalina departed this morn
ing for Lincoln to visit his son. Ed
win, student at the University of Ne
braska and to look over the spring
football practice of the Huskers.
CEDAR CREEK TREE PLANTERS
Our club met at the home of Dona
delle and Kathleen Larson, Friday
night, April 21. All were present ex
cept two. We discussed the'subject of
mounting twigs. Our leader Lester
Wagoner gave us the cardboard for
mounting the twigs. Bonadelle and
Kathleen Larson, Shirley Meisinger,
Shirley Chamberlain, Hugh Stander,
Robert Schneider and Robert Wag
oner are to march in the parade for
Golden Spike days at Omaha Friday,
April 28. Our next meeting will be
held at the home of Shirley Cham
berlain on May 5. REPORTER.
HERE FROM CALIFORNIA
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Rakow of
Marysville, California, are here for a
visit at the home of Mr. Rakow's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Rakow
and with the other relatives. They
have been located for the past few
years in the vicinity of California
where they have found a very pleas
ant place of residence.
FIND CHIEF IMPROVED
Friends were at Omaha Wednes
day afternoon to call on Chief of
Police William M. Barclay at the
Clarkson hospital. They found him
feeling better and quite cheerful. Mr.
Barclay is recovering from a very
severe operation and while he has
shown excellent progress the course
of recovery has been quite tiring on
WILL PRESENT PLAY
The Luther League of the Eight
Mile Grove church will present a
three-act play, "Don't Darken My
Door on Thursday evening, April
27th. at 8 o'clock at the church par
lors. Admission Adults, 25c; Chil
dren 10c. a24-ltw-3td
Phone 05-93 We Deliver
Ad for Tues., Wed., April 25 and 26
Large Bunches, 2 for.
Fresh, Crisp. 3 Bunches
Celery if c
Florida Pascal Stock
Calif. Sunkist 252's. Doz w
Graham Crax -flQc
A-l. 2-lb. Caddy
Phone 95-93 We Deliver
Ad for Tues., Wed., April 25 and 26
AMERICAN or BRICK
2-lb. Box Jm"
Veal Brownies Ofjc
Try them. Per lb
Clover Blossom. Per lb
or., uid Resident
Here, Passes On
Dies Friday at Omaha Hospital After
Long Period of 111 Health
Operated on Monday.
The death of Andrew Rabb, Sr.,
77, a resident of Plattsmouth for
many years, occurred on Friday at
an Omaha hospital where he has been
for the past week and where he was
operated on Monday for gall stones.
Mr. and Mrs. Rabb made their
home here for many years in the
west part of the city and during the
long years of their residence here
made many friends who will regret
to learn cf the passing of this old
friend and neighbor.
While here Mr. Rabb was engaged
in working for the Burlington in the
local shops and later with the Mis
souri Pacific until his advancing
years made necessary his retirement
from active duties.
Six years ago Mr. and Mrs. Rabb
moved to Omaha where their children
had located and since that time they
have made their home In that city.
Mr. Rabb is survived by his
widow, Theresa; sons, Andrew, Jr.,
Thomas, Fred; daughters. Mrs. Otto
Kruger, Mrs. Edward Vejvoda, Mrs.
Mike Opperman, Mrs. Louise
Schmader, Mrs. Louis Frady; fifteen
grandchildren and three great-grandchildren,
all of Omaha. One brother,
ThomaB, of California also survives.
The body is at the Kunold mor
tuary to await the funeral arrange
ments. The services and burial will
be in Omaha.
From Saturday's Dally
John Cloidt. Jr., Creighton Uni
versity student at Omaha, attended
the ball at Peony Park last evening
sponsored by the Tri-Lang club of
Creighton University of which he Is
This Ad for Tues. and Wed.
Our Delivery Service: Six out
going trips daily. Truck leaves
the store for territory north of
Main street at 8:30, 10:45,
1:30 and 4:30. For territory
south of Main street at 9:30
and 3:00. ' Phone your order!
8 Giant Bars
Gallon Size, 49c f2C
Quart bottle ...... .Ar
Chore Girl Qc
Household aid. Each. V
3 Bars for
10o Bottle Hand Lotion
50-oz. Tin .
PAR GOLD flQp
46-oz. Tin JL17
No. 2 Cans 2 for
80-100 size. 4 lbs...
POST TOASTIES or IGA
Corn Flakes OCZo
Lge. Size, 3 for
Pork Roast Hfc
3 lbs. up. Lb. AUW
Not Sliced. rn
Per lb. JiUC
Pigs Feet flop
Pint Jar 44. w -