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MONDAY, MAY 29 1939.
PLATTSMOTTTH SEMI - WEEBXf . JOURNAL
From Thursday's Daily
Announce Forthcoming Marriage
Mr. and Mrs. Jake V. Tritsch, of
Cedar Creek, are announcing the
forthcoming marriage of their daugh
ter. Miss Esther Elizabeth, to Mr.
Oliver Meisinger. The ceremony will
take place on June 14, 1939.
Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Swatek and
Mrs. Vm. Xelson drove to Lincoln
last night to attend the -wedding of
Miss Marie Xelson to Melvin Stock
ton, of Seminole, Okla. The cere
mony was held at 8 p. m. at the Have
lock Methodist church. The bride
is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John Nelson, former residents
here. The newlyweds departed to
Van Camp's or Half Hills
Mustard or Tomato
3 for 25c
S.. 4 for
Doz. Cans, 85
Freshly Ground Beef QAa
Cuts. 2 lbs. for
Selected Quality 4 ffn
Per lb 15C
Headless, Dressed 9$
Meaty, Rib Cuts f lAf
Per lb. - ZU
Per lb. AUr
Tender, U. S. Graded
Round or Sirloin, lb. 29
T-Bone Steaks, lb 32
Gold Drink Powder
3 for ft1
No. 2 Can
Dozer. Cans, 59b
U. S. No. 1 Quality
Whites, lO lbs 23 w
Fresh California Green Top
Large Bunches, 2 for
Fresh, Solid Mississippi p
Per lb. J?W
Firm, Bed Bipe Texas 4Ap
IT. S. No. 1 4 Aa
3 lbs 10C
- FAFNCY WINESAP
Del Monte Sliced
4 Large Slices "fl "tl C
15 oz. Can: Jj. JL
Del Monte, Reg. or Drip
2-lb. Can, 49, 1-lb.cP
or Rice Whiffs -p
Cello Pkg. JS
Argo Corn or
2 for 15c
Ad for Plattsmouth. Monday
and Tuesday Forenoon
(We reserve the right to limit
quantities of the above items)
day,, for Oklahoma where they will
make their home in the future. Mr.
Stockton is a music Instructor in the
public schools thera
Teachers Have Dinner Party
The Jacobs cafe served as hosts
at a 7 o'clock chicken dinner served
to the teachers of the Plattsmouth
public schools. There were sixteen
of the teachers present to partake
of the event.
The dinner was served by ,the
dining room girls, assisted by mem
bers of the Jacobs family.
Wednesday Afternoon Club
The Wednesday afternoon bridge
club met with Mrs. Theodore Ptak
yesterday afternoon. Two guests,
Mrs. D. Ashbaugh and Mrs. l-'red
Dourck, were in attendance.
Mrs. James Mauzy was awarded
the first prize; Mrs. Neville Hodson.4
second; and Mrs. Ttobert Reed was
rjiven the Ace of Spades prize.
Following the party refreshments
were served by the hostess.
Guests at Nebraska City
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Thomas of
Los Angeles, who are here as house
guests of Mrs. R. A. Bates, were' in
Nebraska City today. They were
luncheon guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Varro Tyler, old friends from the
days that they had resided in Ne
braska City. This evening Mrs.
Thomas will attend a meeting of
Queen Esther chapter of the Eastern
Star which she attended in the years
they made their home there.
Wednesday afternoon Miss June
Griffin entertained six young couples
.n honor of Carter Minor who is de
parting for Kankakee, Illinois and
Eugene McNair who is departing for
Sheridan, Wyoming. The young peo
ple enjoyed a swim and chicken sup
per at Merritt's Beach. Following
the picnic they enjos'ed a movie at
tne Cass theater. It was a pleasant
etiterncon for the young people al
tnough they regret to see Carter and
Choirs Hold Picnic
The junior and senior choir mem
bers of the St. Paul's Evangelical
church enjoyed a weiner roast at the
Otto Pitz home on Livingston Road
Wednesday evening. The party left
the church parlors at 4:30 and spent
the next two or three hours in visit
ing and social good time.
A weiner roast was Held about
5 o'clock, all participating in this
jart.of the event.
The members of the two choirs
present were: Misses Mary Jane and
Kathryn Tschirren. Phyllis and Wini
fred Kaffenberger, Betty Jasper,
Evelyn Engelkemier, Marguerite Mc
Clintock, Iiernice Halmes, James and
Sanford Short. Wilbur Claus, Edgar
Kief, Mrs. George Klinger, Mrs. Otto
Pitz and daughter, Lydia, and Misses
Leona Meisinger and Helen Horn.
From Friday's Dally
W. D. S. Club
Regular meeting or the W. D. S.
club was held at the home of Mrs.
I. A. Warlick. The afternoon was
spent in visiting. The next meeting
will he held at the home of Mrs.
Alvin Meisinger May 25.
The hostess received many turkish
At the close of the meeting the
hostess served a very delicious lunch.
Neighborly Nine Club
Regular meeting of the Neighborly
Nine club was held at the home of
Mrs. Alvadore Tilson with all mem
bers present and one guest, Mrs. John
Woest, who is group chairman.
Mrs. Bernard Klinger gave the
We are co-operating in
the nation-wide drive to
stamp out these noxious
weeds that each year cost
farmers and dairymen a
tremendous sum of mon
ey on the price of their
Milk and Cream. Farm
ers, watch your fields it
will pay you. We will be
glad to supply you with
information on how to
get rid of these weeds I
LOWER MAIN St. PH0NE94
was enjoyed by everyone.
The next meeting will be held at
the home of Mrs. Bernard Klinger
At the close of the meeting the
hostess served a very delicious lunch.
Enjoy Graduation Dinner
Thursday evening following the
graduation exercises Mr. and Mrs. E.
A. Webb entertained at a pleasant
dinner party at Hotel Plattsmouth in
honor of the graduation of their
son, James jawrence Webb, member
of the 1939 class of the local high
school. Guests were Mr. and Mrs.
L. R. Feller and son, Lloyd Leo of
Omaha, Mrs. R. A. Bates, James, Bob
bie and Donnie Webb, Betty Ruffner.
Thursday Afternoon Club
The Thursday afternoon bridge
club met yesterday afternoon with
Miss Minnie Guthmann. Mrs. Paul
Lemke of Omaha was the only guest
Miss Dora Fricke received the first
prize, and Miss Verna Leonard was
given the prize for the second highest
The afternoon entertainment was
climaxed with the serving of refresh
ments by the hostess.
Bicycle Picnic Enjoyed
A group of young ladies, compris
ing classmates and close friends, en
joyed a bicycle picnic Thursday after
noon near the banks of the Missouri
river. The group numbered five.
At 4 p. m. ail partook of a picnic
luncheon, this being followed by the
usual sport of bicycling.
The group Included Misses Verona
Toman, Jacqueline Wetenkamp. Ruth
Westover, Helen Iliatt, and Shirley
Stitch and Nibble Club
Mrs. John V. Svoboda entertained
the Stitch and Nibble club at her
home at 1501 Ave. A last evening
with eleven of the members In at
The regular club activity was car
ried out at the Svoboda home, all
being present with their sewing bas
kets and other useful material to
complete the evening work.
Following the club's work, Mrs.
Svobcda, assisted by her sisters.
Misses Antionette and Lillian Kou
bek; sister-in-law, Mrs. Frances Kou
bek, served a luncheon.
St. Paul's Ladies' Aid
The ladies' aid of the St. Paul's
Evangelical cnurch met at the church
parlors Thursday afternoon at 2
o'clock. Mesdames John Albert, A. J.
Engelkemcier, and Glen Terryberry
served as hostesses.
Pre:eding the luncheon a program
was given, several musical numbers
as well as readings being given.
Miss Betty Ann Albert, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Albert of
Cedar Creek, played a piano solo.
Misses Shirley and Eidell Speck
rendered two songs as a part of the
Several readings were given by
Mrs. Ray Herring during the course
of the program.
Shirley Seiver,- daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Don Seiver, rendered sev
eral piano selections.
Following the program the hos
tesses served luncheon to the large
Christian Ladies Aid
The ladies' aid society of the First
Christian church met on Wednesday
afternoon. May 24 at the church par
lors. A large group of friends were
present to partake of the fine pro
gram offered them and the luncheon
served at the conclusion of the pro
Mrs. J. W. Taenzler served as the
program chairman and she presented
the various numbers of the program.
Mrs. Hal Garnett was heard in a
musical selection, "Mandy Lee," her
accompanist being Miss Evelyn Good
ing. "Talkative Tilly," was the read
ing given by Mrs. Sally Gochenour.
Mrs. E. G. Ofe read two poems as
i fitting Memorial Day tribute, "In
Flander's Field." and "Under the
Blue and Gray."
Miss Phyllis Taenzler was heard
in a reading, "Results and Roses."
At the conclusion of the program
the committee, comprising Mrs. J. H.
Graves, Mrs. Joseph Shera, Mrs.
Frank Read. Mrs. Walter Olson, and
Mrs. Mildred Dasher served the
Shower for Mrs. Ulrich
Mrs. Albert Ulrich, formerly Miss
Rosemary Cloidt whose surprise wed
ding was announced recently, was an
honored guest at a miscellaneous
shower tendered her last evening at
the home of MIsa Marjorie Fitch.
Assistant hostesses were Misses Rose
mary Stander, HeUn Ulrich. and
Shirley Seiver. Twenty guests were
The evening was devoted to games,
Mrs. Robert Fitch. Jr.. being the win-
lesson on child management
ner of the floral romance game
Pinochle was also played during the
evening and Miss Sophie Bierl was
awarded the prize for the highest
Following the games the recen
bride was forced to draw her gifts
out of a wishing- well which was
erected in the Fit:h home.
At a late hour the hostesses served
refreshments of cake a la mode.
Neighborly Nine Club
Neighborly Nine club honored
their mothers at a social gathering
at the home of Mrs. Chester Wiles
A panamoric given by members was
enjoyed by the mothers. It was call
sd Mother's Album. Those taking
part were: Mrs. Bernard Klinger
mother; Mrs. Tomer Headlee, bride
Mrs. Ralph Sullivan, mother rocking
baby; Mrs. Newton Sullivan, mother
reading to child; Mrs. Ralph Ganse
mer, little girl; Mrs. Don Harris, girl
leaving home; Mrs. Chester Wiles
pianist and soloist: Mrs. Alvadore
The rest of the evening was spen
in playing Chinese checkers.
Roses were the gift to each moth
er and members. At the close of the
evening a very delicious lunch was
3erved by the hostesses. The eve
ning was enjoyed by everyone.
From Saturday' DaHy
Hears of Coming Marriage
Miss Ruth Ann Hatt learned of
the forthcoming marriage of Miss
Angelic Soldium of Lincoln to Arthur
Mieldregm of Berkeley, California
Angelic has many young friends in
Plattsmouth who wish her much hap
Honored on Birthday
John Albert was honored on Thurs
day evening by a pleasant birthday
dinner at their country home west of
the city. It was the twenty-seventh
anniversary of Mr. Albert and he had
the pleasure of having all of his
family present for the event. Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Albert, parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Chester Wiles and family and
Mrs. Albert and their son enjoyed
K. B. Club Meets
The K. B. club met last evening
at the home of. Mrs. John Wolff at
207 South 7th street. Miss Margaret
Scotten and Mrs. Frank Mullen were
the guests present.
The. three prize -winners of the
evening were: Mrs. John Hatt, first;
Mrs. Frank Bestor; Becond; Mrs. Roy
Refreshments served by the hos
tess climaxed the evening of bridge
Methodist W. F. M. S.
The Women's Foreign Missionary
society of the Methodist church met
Thursday afternoon at the home of
Mrs. Fred Ilowlani, a pleasing num
lcr being in attendance.
!. business meeting was presided
over by the missionary president,
Mrs. V. T. Arn.'- MVs.' J. C. Lowson
led the devotionals of spiritual life.
l no missionary lesson, which was
taken from the study book, "The
Cities and Their Church," was given
by Mrs. Robert B. Hayes.
Following the business session the
hostess served a luncheon, she being
Shower for Joan Moore
The V. F. Kelley home at 602
Ave. B was the scene of a miscel
laneous shower Friday evening, given
by Miss Lewanna Kelley, Miss Anna
Marie Rea. and Mrs. Howard HIrz in
honor of Miss Joan -Moore, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Moore, whose
forthcoming marriage to Mr. Herbert
Minor of Los Angeles, will occur In
the near future. Twenty-five guests
The evening was devoted to play
ing games of all sorts, Missc3 Veda
Capps, Nadine Naeve, and Gertrude
allsry being the prize winners. The
many gifts that the bride-to-be re
ceived were displayed, they being of
a large variety.
At the close of the party the hos
tesses served refreshments.
The guests present included: Mrs.
Howard McGrath of Omaha, Mrs.
Bronson Timm, Mrs. Robert Slavicek,
Mrs. Thomas Kilskey, Mrs. Raymond
Bourne, Mrs. Vincent Kelley, Jr.,
Mrs. Allan McClanahan, Mrs. Charles
Howard, Mrs. Robert Rummel, Misses
Jean Brady. Marjorie Fitch, Shirley
Seiver, Gertrude ' Vallery, Veda
Capps, Jane Rebal, Louise Fitzmayer,
Florence Sedlak, Beatrice Arn, Mary
Alice Shifter, Nadine Naeve, the hos
tesses, Misses Anna Marie Rea, Le
wanna Kelley, Mrs. Howard HIrz,
and the guest of honor. Miss Joan
Shower for Mrs. Mead
Mrs. Harold Mead, iormerly Miss
Cary Zimmerman and whose recent
marriage at Papillion. -Nebraska on
Sunday, April 30 was announced In
the Plattsmouth Evening Journal
Wednesday evening, was the honored
At The Toggery
Seasonal Wearing Apparel for Wom
en and Misses at Prices Ton
Can Afford to Pay.
. You will find shopping a pleasure
at the Ladies Toggery. Prices are
based on a small profit and a rapid
turnover, with the customer reaping
the advantage. Here are a few of the
items you will find:
Play suits with shorts. "Button
front, short puffed sleeves, pocket on
blouse, wrap-around skirt. Your
chaice of color and size. 91.95.
New white purses in many shapes
and styles, zipper and clasp openings.
Your choice for only $1.00.
White Angel Uniforms, fine qual
ity broadcloth. Plenty of white and
colors. This uniform fits and washes
perfectly. Sizes 12 to 46, for only
$1.29. ' ' :
Silk Hosiery, three and four-thread
ringless cabletwist made by Mun
singwear. Sizes & M to 10. All the
new summer shades, 79 pair.
New cool, sheer wash frocks. Al
though these cool, sheer dresses are
washable, they are so dressy you can
wear them any place. Sizes 12 to 46,
priced at only $1 95 and 92.95.
Hot from Hollywood here are
California's Carefree Clothes. These
smart swagger slack suits that all
Hollywood wears to play in. to loaf
in. These trim togs are styled in
Hollywood. We are able, through a
fortunate purchase to offer you these
smart Slack Suits in sizes 12 to 20
al $1.29 and 91.95.
Just unpacked another new ship
ment of white hats in linen and
straws. The newest shapes in mid
summer hats, very special for only
$1.00 and 91.95.
New Bolero jackets in sheers and
voiles and laces just what every
woman wants to wear over her
dress. Special, while they last, 91
Little Sister Sheer Dresses, sizes 2
to 16 years. These dresses are last
color, pre-shrunk and have all the
Rtvle of Biff Sister's dresses. Your
choice of many styles and colors for
only 91 OO.
THE LADIES TOGGERY,
Shop of Personal Service.
guest at a miscellaneous shower ten
dered her at the home of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. U. f . Zimmerman
by her aunt, Mrs. W. R. Carey. A
large group of the country friends
ai.d relatives were present at the
Games took up the evening's en-
tcnainment, the lucky pme win
ners being Mrs. Harry Wilcox, Mrs.
Reuel Sack, Mrs. William Kraeger.
and Mrs. H. G. Meisinger. Mrs. Mead
also received many gifts as tokens
of surprise greetings from her guests.
Following the games Mrs. Carey
and Mrs. Zimmerman served refresh
ments. Surprise Shower Given
Friday evening at the dininp room
of the Hotel Plattsmouth, Miss Sue
Simonton was given a very delight
ful miscellaneous shower and an
nouncement paity by the girls of the
Home building at the Nebraska Mas
onic Home. At the pleasant event
the forthcoming marriage of Miss
Simonton to Mr. Ralph Kyde was an
nounced, the ceremony to take place
One of the happy features and a
real surprise to the guest of honor
was the arrival of her mother, Mrs.
Thomas Simonton, of Louisville, who
was invited here by the hostesses to
join in the pleasant occasion.
The bride-to-be received a large
number of handsome gifts and the
baskets with the gifts were decorated
in orchid and yellow, favorite colors
of the bride-to-be.
The orchid and yellow color motiff
was carried out in the decorations of
the long table where the guests were
seated to join in the , delightful lunch
eon arranged. The large and hand
some cakes, decorated in honor of the
forthcoming event, found places of
honor on the table. '.
Bingo served to pass the time most
delightfully and will make an occa
sion long to be remembered by the
group comprising the girls of the
Home and lady friends of the hon-
Shower for Miss Lushinsky
Friday afternoon, Misses Betty
Vallery and Anna Mary McMaken en
tertained at a shower at the Vallery
home honoring Miss Edythe Lush
insky whose marriage is to take
The afternoon was spent in play-
ng various games. Prizes were won
by Misses Ruth Ann Hatt, Vivian
Warner, and Mary Ellyn Kaufman.
Delicious refreshments were served
during the afternoon by the nos
tesses. - . -
Out of town guests were: Dorothy
Maukelstrum, LaVonne - Mayer and
Nancy Fontaine, all - from Omaha;
Kathryn Barkus from Vlainview, Ne
braska; Angelic Soldium from Lin
coln; and Maggie Myrtlbugg from
The afternoon was enjoyed by all
The house was beautifully arrayed
with red and white carnations, snap
dragons, roses, lilies and sweet peas.
A beautiful corsage was presented to
the bride-to-be as a gift from her
friends who attended the party. Miss
Lushinsky also received many lovely
gifts from the guests.
STEALS WATCH GOES TO JAIL
From Thursday's Dally
There was considerable excitement
at the village of Union Wednesday
when Sheriff Joe Mrasek and Deputy
Sheriff E. J. Doody, were called there
to investigate a robbery which had
occurred at the LaRue home. A
colored man, giving the name of
David Hawkins, had drifted into the
city from the south and started to
visit the various places to try and
3ecure food or what have you. He
had visited the LaRue home and
found the screen unlocked, opened
this and found the door unlocked,
opened this and discovered on a
table in the house a ladies wrist
watch and a box of candy, the prop
erty of Millie LaRue. The temptation
was too great, he fell into evil ways
and escaped with the articles but was
This morning in the county court
he made a plea of guilty to the
charge and was given a fine of $100
and costs and in failure to pay the
same was turned over to the custody
of the sheriff until the demands of
justice are satisfied.
Mr. and Mrs. Grant Olson of
Omaha have returned from Kin?
fiher. Oklahoma where they attend
ed the graduation exercises of Mrs.
Olson's nephew, Frank Lukasek. To
day. Mr. and Mrs. Olson motored to
Ashland, Nebraska where they will
attend the graduation exercises this
evening of Mr. Olson's nephew.
Mr. and Airs. Olson were guests
Wednesday of Mrs. Mary Janca,
mother of Mrs. Olson, and grand
mother of Frank Lukasek, a gradu
ate of Kingfisher, Oklahoma.
CALLED BY MOTHER'S ILLNESS
Prom Thursday's Daily-
Miss Jane Oakes, teacher In the
city schools, was called to her home
at Salem, Nebraska, this morning by
message of the critical condition
of her mother. The mother has been
ill for some time but had been some
better until the last few day3 when
her condition took a change for the
worse and members of the family
were called to her bedside.
MARRIED AT COURT HOUSE
Wednesday afternoon at the court
house occurred the marriage of Rob
ert Franklin Harlen and Edith Har
riett Humphrey, both of Omaha. The
marriage lines were read by Judge
A. H. Duxbury in his usual impres
sive manner and witnessed by Miss
Minnie Hild, clerk of the county
court, and Robert M. Walling, ab
stractor. RETURN FROM HOSPITAL
Mrs. Delia Shipley and little son
returned home Monday afternoon
from the University hospital where
the little one was born on Thursday,
May 11. The new arrival is a great
great grandson of Mrs. Rozina Ripple
of this city and. the birth has brought
considerable happiness to the mem
bers of the family.
VISIT IN PLATTSMOUTH
Dr. and Mrs. Albert Petinovsky
of Valley Falls, Kansas were over
night guests in Plattsmouth at the
home of Mrs. Frank Slavicek, the
latter a sister of Mrs. Slavicek. Mrs.
Hubert Janda of Wahoo was also here
and 6he was a guest of her brother,
Edward Donat and hfs wife.
We are in the Market for
Springs Special Prices
Open Every Evening
Bring In Your Produce!
Conveniently Located 5th and Main
Center of Business Section
SPEAKS AT WALTON
Milo Price, social science instruc
tor at the Plattsmouth high school
was at Walton, Nebraska Thursday
evening where he addressed the
graduating class of the 1939 Walton
high school seuiors. There were fif
teen young people In the graduating
class, Jlis topic for the evening was
"The Future of Democracy."
TO SEE CUBS PLAY
From Saturday's Dally
Edward Gradoville and son, Ed
ward, Jr., and August Kopp departed
for Chicago this evening to be pres
ent at the baseball game between
the Pirates and Cobs to be staged to
morrow. 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!
cha of 1 pint In
thli fptctat can.
Willi thy lattl
2 lbs. for
1 lb., 15c
Juice J r
No. 2 Cans.
1-lb. Cello Pkg. .
3 Giant 32-oz. Bot..A
Musselman's Pure Apple-Orange
A Delicious Spread. 4?if
2-lb. Jar -iV
Full Quart .3?
WHEAT and RICE
Temp ties Qc
Giant Cello Bag
2-lb. Jar tJf
Fancy, long-Green Slicing
Home Grown. f-.
Per Bunch JL1
large, Clean New
10 lbs. for
Fresh, Solid, Bed-Eipe
Pork Steak or
PORK CHOPS QJlzC
Not Sliced. f A
Per lb. J iLll
Free Lighted Parking lot in
rear of our store. Watchman to
guard your car on Wednesday
and Saturday nights. Use it!
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