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P1ATTS1I0TTTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
George Eidenmiller was called to
Lincoln last Tuesday where he had
some business matters to look after.
Charles Wood and NT. D. Bothwell
were in Lincoln last Tuesday making
purchases for the store which they
brought home in their truck.
R. M. Dennis was placing an awn
ing on the office of Dr. O. E.
Liston, that the place may be kept
comfortable in the summer.
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Jackson and
Anama Hiatt, all of Lincoln, cousins I
of Mrs. Thessie Kelley were spending
last Sunday with Mrs. Kelley and
Ronald Schlichtemeier was called
to Lincoln last Monday to look after
business matters. While he was away
Donald Kelley was looking after the
affairs at the garage.
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Julian, who
make their home near Plattsmouth
were guests for the day last Sunday
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl
Horton of Elmwood. A very pleasant
visit was enjoyed as well as an ex
Mrs. Mitchell Shelley, assistant
postmistress at Elmwood was spend
ing the week in Omaha with the
husband who is employed there and
OFF CITY HALL
delphia, Pa. Dave
rookie catcher of
the Phillies, shows
the ball he caught
after nine had been
thrown from the
City Hall tower
mate that the ball
traveled about 83
miles per hour and
weighed 73 pounds
at the moment it
struck the glove.
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STIR IN RURAL AMERICA Hubert Kelly, editor of Country Home
Magazine, who recently announced his publication's 1939 contest to find
America's outstanding country newspaper writer and (left) Ralph Wal
lace also of the Country Home Magazine staff who recently created a
sensation ia farm circles with provocative article pointing out that thou
sands of hard-pressed farmers throughout the nation today are struggling
against bankruptcy because they cannot obtain credit from the rehabilita
tion loan division of the Farm Security Administration.
KING OF AMERI
Louis, Mo. Melvin
Mazzera, St. Louis
Browns' 24 r year - old
outfielder who, in hie
first regular season of
big league baseball,
has the distinction of
being the leading bats
man of the American !
League. On May 9 he
was leading the league
with an - average of
i. v, i va) - j- - - - - m m
,47S. . J
not able to get away to come home
so Mrs. Shelley was spending the
week-end with the husband.
Mr. and Mrs. August Roetterger
of near Otoe, the latter a sister of
Messrs. Edward and Herman Penter
man, was visiting in Elmwood last
Sunday, coming especially to visit
Edward Penterman who since the
stroke he sustained some time ago
has been confined to his bed.
Now Has Another Pet.
Kenneth West who has a liking
for animal life and has a flock of
chickens, now has added to his list
a diminutive squirrel of tender age,
which he is lavishing his tender at
tention on. While Albert Alford was
out hunting the little squirrel which
has beeD named "Sammy" came and
crawled upon the lap of Mr. Alford
who brought him to town and pre
sented him to Kenneth. The little
pet is being fed milk with a medi
cine dropper and seems to be pleased
with his new home.
Take Trip to Omaha.
While "Shorty" West, who oper
ates a truck between Elmwood and
Omaha was taking a load of cattle
to market last Sunday for Louis
Kuntz, he was accompanied by his
parents. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. West,
1 BOSS PLAC f
MERCHANT AT SEVEN One of the
chief reasons for Bob's success is his
meticulous attention to details. The stand
is kept spotless at all times, including
the sidewalk in front of the stand.
Lana Turner and
Jo Ann Sayers,
screen players, go
to market in linen
and bright print for
Spring days. Miss
Turner (left) wears
a two - piece linen
suit with all-round
pleated skirt in
bright blue topped
by plaid -linen
iacket in white.
blue and yellow.
Miss Sayers is loy
al to a print silk of
white blocked de
sign on a cool grey
b I e background '
who went for the pleasure of the
trip. They arrived in Omaha just
after dark and after unloading of
the stock returned to Elmwood. The
seat in the truck is exceptionally
wide and provided an abundance of
room for all to ride comfortably.
Returns From Hospital.
Rev. Homer Fintell of the Elm
wood Methodist church who has been
at the hospital in Lincoln for some
time past where he underwent an
operation for appendicitis, was able
to return home last Wednesday and
is getting along very nicely. Mrs.
Fintell was caring for the services
of the church during the absence
of the husband, and was able to con
duct the services in a manner appre
ciated and greatly enjoyed by tne
members of the church.
Second Annual Golden Jubilee.
The ity of Elmwood is astir and
actively at work preparing for the
second annual Golden Jubilee, which
this year is to be for three days and
the dates have been set for August
23, 24 and 25. Elmwood was fifty
years old last year when the Golden
Jubilee was inaugurated and was for
two days. It proved such a success
that the citizenry was prompted to
continue the cedebration each year.
San Diego, Calif.
beams with pride
when shown "Her
man," one of her
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FEMALE TARZAN Miss Maris
Wrixon climbs trees to keep fit for
her strenuous work before the
- fti J
Committees are now in the field look
ing after every phase of the work
which is necessary before the time
of the celebration comes.
Methodist Ladies Meet in Country.
The ladies of the Elmwood Meth
odist church were meeting last Tues
day at the pleasant country home of
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Parsell, which was
a postponed gathering rs the regular
meting was deferred on account of
the funeral of one of the members
of the church, R. C. Deles Dernier.
The ladies enjoyed their meeting in
the country and planned to do some
gocd work for the summer months.
Feeling Better Now.
Oscar Turner, father of Mrs. N. D.
Bothwell, and County Treasurer John
E. Turner, who has been kept to his
bed on account of a severe attack of
the flu, was able to sit up some early
this week and since has been show
ing good gain. Mr. Turner was kept
to his bed for more tlfctn two weeks
and it is a pleasure to be able to
get up and out. especialy this warm
Concludes School Year.
Miss Anna Williams, who has for
the past year been the instructor in
the schools at Elita. New Mexico,
HE SHOULD KNOW
Capt. Eddie Ricken
backer, our- greatest
World War ace and now
president of Eastern Air
lines, writes in Collier's
that America should
build 50,000 planes, not
for military purposes but to supply us with the industrial organization
which would be needed in time of emergency. Portrait shows him as
he is today, inset as he appeared in his Neiuport fighting plane during
the war. .
BELLY LAUGH No doubt the
cameraman may have tickled this
baby's fancy judging by this con
OLD FRIEND TO SEE QUEEN Toronto, Ont.
David Williamson, 41-year-oId Toronto veteran, has
received an invitation for a personal meeting with
Queen Elizabeth, whom he knew when both were
children. Mr. Williamson- wa-a- Kfintirt
estate of the Queen's father,
has concluded her work there for
the present year, and returned to her
home in Elmwood, and will enjoy
her vacation. She has been asked to
return to the same school the com
ing year and has accepted.
Married in Southwest.
Miss Beatrice Ann Olsen, daugh
ter cf Mrs. Verona Olsen and sister
of Mrs. Mitchell Shelley, who nas
been in the southwest for some time.
on May 10th was united in marriage
with Russell Miller at Yuma, Ariz
ona, rne young coupie win mane
their home at Glendale, California.
The bride is well known in Elm
wood and vicinity and has many
friends here who extend wishes for
a long and happy life.
Win From Ceresco.
In a spirited game played in Elm
wood between the home team and
Ceresco, the Elmwood team was able
to win over the visitors by a score
of 8 to 2. A game has been arranged
between Elmwood and the reform
atory at Lincoln in the near future.
Two Pass Examinations.
Out of a number of applicants
who went to Nebraska City a short
time ago to apply for enlistment in
the U. S. navy and to take first exam-
NEW BEACH FASH
ION Ann Sheridan,
screen star, shows, the
latest in beach fashions.
Note the striped cape
for protection from the
Lord Glamls. J
inations. Homer Williams and Donald
Kelley were able to pass with good
grades and will now await for fur
ther examinations and call to go to
the training station, which they hope
will be in the near future.
Work Progressing Nicely.
The work of straightening the
highway leading east from Elmwood
has been making good progress and
is looking like in a short time as
if traffic again can be maintained
over the road. This piece of work
is providing employment for a goodly
number of those who would otherwise
From Thursday's Dally
Last night Officers Johnson and
Boetel were called to thex south part
of the city where a car of ancient
vintage was reported as being strand
ed along the roadway west of the site
of the old Bach South Park store.
The officers found on their ar
rival that the car, an old type Ford,
was occupied by two men and a
woman, all of whom were apparently
suffering from too great an assort
ment of liquid stimulants and un
able to progress farther. They
stated that they just wanted some
place to stay and had chosen the
parking place by the road for their
The party and car were brought
Dn down to the city and the two
men lodged in the city jail for the
night and the woman escorted to
the county Jail where a woman's
ward is maintained. The party had
evidently spent their funds on get
ting the way they were as all were
apparently financial ruined. The
owner of the car was Russell King
MYNAED COMMUNITY CLUB
The Mynard Community club held
their meeting Friday night at the
The meeting was called to ordei
by the president. Royal Smith, and
a short business session was held.
Community singing was led by Mrs.
Sherman Cole and Mrs. Roy Cole
The west side committee presented
the program. Richard Cole an
nounced, presenting some fine music
Piano duets, "Triumph March" by
Raphael, and "Les Chasseurs A
Cheval, by Smith, were given by Mrs.
Roy Cole and Mrs. Elbert Wiles.
The club is always glad to wel
come our neighboring talent and had
the five Schaffer sisters presenting
three numbers, "Wishing," "Sing a
Song of Sunbeams," and "Home
Emil J. Weyrich was present with
his moving pictures of Wyoming and
Colorado. He also showed pictures
of the tulip festival of Pella, Iowa.
This brought to a close a very
much enjoyed program.
ANNUAL BED CE0SS MEETING
The annual Cass county Red Cross
-.oeting will be held this year in
th Plattsmouth Methodist church
parlors on Thursday evening, June 1
at 8 o'clock. This main speaker of
the evening will be Mr. George
Blae, a representative from the St.
Louts office. A film show will also be
given during the course of the eve-
ninjr. All that can possibly do so
are urged to attend this important
193 9 session.
FAMILY HAS DISTINCTION
The Frank M. Bestor family whose
son, John Bestor is the valedictorian
of the class of 1939 has the distinc
tion, of having two of the three chil
dren graduated as the valedictorians.
In the class of 1934 was Lois Bestor,
a daughter, who is now teach
ing in the high school at Ilordville.
Nebraska, and who later graduated
from the University of Nebraska.
MAKES PRETTY PICTURE
The lover of a pretty floral pic
ture should not overlook the rose
hedge on the east side of the prop
erty of Mr. and Mrs. William Bar
clay, just west of the postoffice.
The roses are blooming lavishly at
this time in various shades of red
and with a foreground of the deep
green or tne postonice Duilding
lawn, makes a truly lovely picture.
FREE! FREE! FREE!
$7.50 CASH - $5.00 CASH - $2.50 CISII
The above cash prizes will be paid to the persons sub
mitting the three bsst original ideas for Korn show-
program Sept. 20 to 23, inclusive. Mail your ideas
tl. 17. ItfiOOn, lling Horn Chsiraao
Attracts a Very
Despite Unfavorable Season a Fine
Exhibit Mace of Flowers of tne
Early Summer Season.
The spring flower show of the
Plattsmoulh Garden club at the Am
erican Legion building, held Wed
nesday and today and this evening, is
a very interesting exhibition of floral
beauty most tastefully arranged.
While the p6t several months
have not been the best for the growth
and development of the plant life,
there is a very pleasing array of
the blooms at the show together with
special features to add to the Inter
est of the show.
The Iris exhibit is very fine and
embraces many of the handsome
varieties that are grown at the home
of Attorney A. L. Tidd, one of the
flower enthusiasts of the city. The
early summer roses are also to be
found. In the exhibits are peonies
which at this season of the year
makes a showy part of the floral ex
hibition. The shadow boxes are always a
source of interest and and this year
there are four of these entered by
adults and six boxes arranged by
the children, all being very charm
ing and showing excellent taste In
Henry -Jasper, Plattsmouth florist,
has a fine exhibit of potted plants
at the show that offers a demonstra
tion of the fine line of flowers that
he produces at his greenhouse.
In the evening a special program
was arranged for all of the flower
lovers in the city and many were
present at the entertainment offered
them. Emil J. Weyrich. prominent
photographer in the city, was pres
ent and presented his pictures that
he took recently at Pella, Iowa, the
film producing pictures of the recent
Pella Tulip festival.
VISIT RELATIVES HERE
Friday evening Mr. and Mrs. John
C. Rauth of Manley were in the city
to spend a few hours visiting and
bringing their guest, Mrs. Jose II use,
of Jackson, Nebraska, to this city,
where she was met by her brother-in-law,
Bernard II use of Omaha, go
ing to that city to spend the week
end before returning home. Mrs. Ruse
was called to this locality to attend
the funeral of Mrs. Edward Tighe at
RETURNS TO SOUTH DAKOTA
From Friday Dally
Charles Mason, who has been hero
visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Bert Mason for the past two weeks,
left today for Savoy, South Dakota
where he is employed at the present
time. Mr. Mason was called here by
the death of his grandmother, Mrs.
E. Yonko who passed away at Crete
Monday, May 15. Mr. Mason left
Plattsmouth yesterday for Crete and
from there he left for South Dakota.
Miss LaVonne Moyer, Norman
Moyer, and Gail Berger attended the
commencement exercises at Platts
mouth high school Thursday night.
Miss LaVonne Moyer was the over
night guest of Miss Vivian Warner
and attended the shower of Miss
Edythe Lushlnsky the following day.
Miss Moyer will leave for Omaha
COOL YOUR BRAIN
Every Known Kind
Where Quality Counts
with wide leather
belt in fuchsia.