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PLATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 1939.
TThe Plattsmouth Journal
PUBLISHED SEMI-WEEKLY AT PLATTSHOUTHi NEBSASXA
Entered t PoBtoffice, PUttmoutb., Neb., m ecoB-lRi' mll matter
MRS. R. A. BATES, Publisher
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600 miles. $3.00 per year. Rate to Canada and foreign countrita,
13.50 per year. All subscrlptiona are payable strictly in advance.
Mrs. Wm. August has been rather
poorly for the past week and more
hut later was reported as being some
Mrs. J. P. Knecht of South Bend
was visiting at the home of her par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. John G. Wunrer
Iich who have not been in the best
Fred Miller and family were in
Weeping Water last Sunday where
they visited for the afternoon and
evening with relatives and as well
attended a picture show in the eve
ning. Mrs. Wm. Jourgesen was over to
beyond Union last week caring for
her mother. Mrs. Frank W. Martin,
living southwest of Union, Mrs. Mar
tin being rather poorly. With the
impr-rement cf the mother Mrs. Jour
gesen returned to her home near
Mrs. Fred Geade Dies.
Mrs. Fred Geade, Er., of Falls City,
mother of Fred Geade, Jr., was very
ill for some time, and passed away
last week, with burial at Falls City.
The son, Fred Geade, Jr., resides at
Unadilla, and Mrs. Lyle Kruger, who
is mother of Mrs. Geade, Jr., was
down to Unadilla and as well went
to Falls City with the folks to attend
First Bingo Games.
Last Saturday night was the first
of the bingo games which are a fea
ture every Saturday night during the
summer. There was a large crowd
In town and the bingo games were
very popular as many were playing.
High Water Interferes with Work.
During the high water of June jit
Is difficult to continue the work OIL
the river successfully, and a number
of the colored boys have been layed
off, payed off and they left for their
homes in Kansas City. The layoff
is temporary, but It is not known
when there will be work for the
full crew again. Some are retained
and about five cars will be shipped
out per day.
Visited Friends in Nehawka.
Mr. and Mrs. Lew Parley of Paw
nee' City came via Douglas where he
picked up Mrs. Anna Trotter, mother
of Frank Trotter and came to Ne
hawka for a visit at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Trotter. A most
pleasant day was spent and a very
fine dinner enjoyed. The visitors
returned to their respective homes
in the late evening. Mrs. Trotter,
who was visiting with her son, was
well along in years and was much
pleased to come visit her son and
other relatives and friends here.
Picnic at Park.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Burton and
the children. Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Scudder and babe and Mr. and Mrs.
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Itoultlr l-'rature Thr Jh-m Family In
'New Fun! New I-iurIis! Some Baby!
ilrnnlw O'Kwfr and Florence Rle lu
'The Kid from Texas'
A TCi1inK Romeo from Texas. Also
Lone Hanger Serial. Mat. Sat. at 2:30.
Adults 25c Children. . .101
SUNDAY - MONDAY
Ff I Axtalrr and Ciintcrr Kotcrrn In
'The Story of Vernon and
5 great dramatic romance. Also Com
edy, Donald Duck and Latest Xews.
. Sl'SHAV MATlSrEE AT 2:39
Mailt Shonm. 7 and 9
Matinee, 10.25c Nlahts, 10-30c
Tuesday and Wednesday
Two Hljr Baritala Dy Madeline Car
roll. Fred MacMurrar, Shirley Hom in
'Also Comedy and l-atret March of TiTTe
Matinee Tuesday. Two shows each nlte.
All Shows, 10 and 15o
I IB merhe. J-oretla Young and
Hear)' Kni'a la
'The Story of Alexander
j . Graham Bell
ilio Cornell?- and Siort Reel
BOTS-r-GIULS ADULTS' FREE Pe4t
n.K'inz Bicycle to be Given Away free.
John Jacob Stones, the latter , from
near Murray made a pleasant party
who' in the park and spent the day
remaining for a picnic supper in the
evening. While the evening was rath
er chilly all enjoyed a very line
day in the open.
Making Improvements on Home.
Frank Lemon has been having the
home improved, the front porch
which has been built for some time
was repaired, the work being done by
Wm. Obernaulte. the changes nearly
amounting to a new porch which has
added much to the appearance and
convenience of the home. The rear
porch which also needed some re
pairs was rebuilt by Mr. Lemon him
self. Olaf Lundberg Some Better.
Olaf Lundberg who has not been
in the be"st of health for some time
past, being kept home by an infect
ed leg, is some better at this time
and able by taking it slow to come
down town occasionally. Mr. Lund
berg was down to Nebraska City, last
Monday where he went to visit his
family physician. Dr. Brown and to
receive treatment. During the time
when Mr. Lundberg is incapacitated
his two grandsons, Norman . and
Junior are assisting with the work
at the garage and filling station.
Visiting Friends Here.
Mr. and Mrs. Basil Lawthers were
enjoying a visit last week from Mr.
and Mrs. Earl Sanberg and wife
whose home is in Tacoma, Washing
ton, but who have been at ' New
York and many places of interest in
the east and stopped at Chicago last
Sunday, leaving there on Monday of
this week, going to Detroit where
they, made purchase of a Plymouth
automobile, driving to Nehawka via
Des Moines and after their visit here
will go via Weeping Water and then
io cn to their home in the west.
Met on the Bridge.
Two autos early Monday morning
while trying to cross the Weeping
Water bridge near Nehawka, got
mixed up with the result that their
autos were more or less damaged.
They were fortunate that they were
not more severely shaken up and that
the damage did not result to their
Slipped Away From Scene.
While Frank Nickles of Weeping
Water was over to Louisville one day
last week he just in time noticed
three girls who had capsized a boat
xnd could not swim, two of the young
ladies were rescued by Mr. Nickles
without much water getting in their
lungs, but the third one had gone
down for the third time and in fif
teen feet of water when Mr. Nickles
Tet her out, having to dive for her
ind drag her to shore. The young
woman was filled with water and it
took a good deal of work to get the
water out and then she had to be
taken to the hospital for treatment.
Mr. Nickle3 in the excitement slipped
Visiting in Iowa.
Stuart Rough, brother of Miss
Agnes Rough, who makes his home
it Nehawka where he has resided for
many years departed last Monday for
Iowa City where he will visit at the
home of his daughter, Mrs. Harold
J. Dane and family and was accom
panied by ' Miss Betty Ross, his
granddaughter who will also spend
some ten days with her aunt, uncle
Theatre . Nebraska City
Sat., Sun., Mon., Tues.
' uui mn uf.y. fkati re
Don Ameche and Loretta Young in
'Alexander Graham Bell'
Ritz Bros, and Anita Louise in
with PATSV KKM,y '
Matinee Sat. and Sunday, 2:30
Thomas Walling Company J
Abstracts of Title :
Pfcone 3? i r , PJattsowutt 4
are Crippled in
Tire Blowout Causes Trailer With
Horses to Overturn and All of
Animals Are Injured.
Sunday afternoon four horses of
the racing stable of Mr3. B. Camp
bell of Fort Worth, Texas, wore
rrippled and injured when the trailer
in which they were being hauled
was overturned on highway No. 75
near the Virgil Perry home south
of this city.
The trailer was being pulled by a
Cadillac car which Raymond Ward of
Fort Worth was driving, the car be
ing owned by J. F. Jenkins, of Arling
ton, Texas, who was also riding
with the driver. The car and trailer
was coming north when a tire on the
large trailer blew out and caused the
:ar to get out of control of the driver
and swung it so that the car col
lided with a car driven by Mrs. Steve
Webb, of Omaha. The trailer was
overturned and the horses injured so
that they will all probably be per
manently crippled and .prove a severe
loss to the owner. In the crash Mrs.
Webb had her nose broken and suf
fered bruises while a Mr. Oggesen,
also of Omaha, who was riding in
the car had his hand injured in the
The occupants of the Texas car
were uninjured aside from a shaking
The horses were coming from a
racing meet at St. Louis and were
to have shown at the Ak-Sar-Ben
races in Omaha this week.
Sheriff Joe Mrasek and Deputy
Sheriff E. J. Doody were called to the
scene and assisted in getting the
wrecked cars and horses out of the
way and getting traffic straightened
out as there was a jam for a
moments after the accident.
No distance too far our telephone
makes us neighbors. Porter Funeral
Home, Nebraska City.
Mr. and Mrs. George Nickles were
in Omaha last Sunday visiting with
relatives and friends.
A. G. Cisney and wife were in
Plattsmouth last Jiduy vli ting with
friends and" looking after some busi
Charles Sporer and wife were
quests Sunday afternoon at the home
of the folks of Mrs. Sporer north of
Mrs. Robert Bestor and little son
of Plattsmouth are spending the pres
ent week with relatives and friends
north of Nehawka and west of Mur
ray. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Merritt were
in Omaha last Monday where Earl
was working on the home of V. W.
Cobel, decorating the residence there.
Mr. Cobel is father of Mrs. Wm. Min
ford. Wm. Sporer was a dinner guest
last Sunday at the home of his son,
Charles Sporer and wife for the day
and as well doring the afternoon
took a horse to the home of Chester
Sporer which he was desiring Ches
ter to use.
Lester Wunderlich while working
with a windshielt had the misfortune
to receive a very severe cut on" one
of his hands which has caused him
much grief. He is having to carry it
in a bandage and will not be able
to work for some days.
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Miller of
Plainview were guests for the day
last Saturday and Sunday at the
homes of Wm. Sporer and Mr. and
Mrs. A. G. Long and as well visited
at the homse of Mr. and Mrs. Mar
tin Sporer and Chester Sporer and
family and with the Charles Sporer!
Fire Beat Them to It.
During the winter Anderson Lloyd
and Lester Wunderlich worked and
accumulated a huge pile of wood,
which made them sweat to get to
gether and to insure a good bit of
fuel for the coming winter. After it
was nice and dry, for many of the
trees were dead to begin with, they
3awed it, and it looked like it would
warm a home for the coming winter,
so they removed their saw rig and
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TED LEWIS AT 0RPHEUM
THEATRE STARTING JUNE 9
Ted Lewis and his world famous
orchestra and revue will open a
week's engagement at the Orpheum
theatre in Omaha starting Friday,
left the pile of wood, which was
about three weeks ago. A spark
from somewhere got in the sawdust
and soon ignited the pile of wood and
it burned- Tbe only fmtisfaction in
the transaction was that thye got
warm cutting and sawing it.
Visited the Flower Show Sunday.
M. G. Churchill who has just com
pleted the painting of the mortuary
of L. L. Iforton at Plattsmouth, a
description of which appears else
where in this issue, concluded that
he would like to see the flower show
at Shenandoah, Iowa, and drove over
early Sunday morning in time for
breakfast, and if he did not eat until
he got there he sure was hungry
enough. Mac says the display was
gorgeous and that he enjoyed the
day in the Iowa city until near 11
o'clock Sunday n,ight with friends.
Injured" "by Tractor.
Bert Caswell, ;a friend of Charles
Stastka, Jr., making his home in Ne
braska City, was pinched between two
tractors and was squeezed pretty
"jard, in fact so severely that a num
ber of ribs were broken and a num
ber of vertabrao crushed, but after
in operation and placing the young
man in a cast, the attending physi
cians wereo f the opinion that after
the injury heals which will be a
number of month, that he would be
well again. Charles was down to
Nebraska City last Sunday to see his
friend and found him resting very
nicely, although there was much
soreness and it" will be some time
before he can be out again.
Picnicked at Louisville.
A number of families in Murray
and vicinity with plenty of good
things to cat," went to the lakes at
Louisville last Sunday where they
spent the day in the open, swimming.
boat riding, fishing and eating, for
the (indoors made them all have a
very good appetite. They also en
joyed their supper in the open.
Among those enjoying the event
were Fred Lutz and family, Leonard
Lutz and family, Harry Noell and
family, Albert Griffin and wife,
Harry McCulloch and family, John
Collins and wife, Joe Martis and wife,
and a number of others whom the
writer was unable to get the names
Plenty of Grasshoppers.
W. O. Troop and the help . were
cutting and putting up alfalfa hay
!be first part of this week. They
(found it in very good condition but
i was being worked on by the grass-
hoppers of which there wa3 many.
The writer when told of the prev
alence of the pests was a little doubt
ful as to the number, when ho was
directed to a little tuft of grass which
had been missed by the mower, made
a swoop with his hands and secured
a good sprinkling pf the little hoppers
who were so small and lively as to
And as the press agent puts it
"All new but the high hat."
Lewis has tipped his famous hat
to stage audiences for many years.
This battered silk "topper" is in
delibly connected with his famous
songs; with his clarinet; with "When
My Baby Smiles at Me," "Peanuts,"
"Me and My Shadow," "Wear a Hat
be difficult to see. But they were
there just the same. Some of the
farmers are getting considerably con
cerned about them.
Give Excellent Entertainment.
The Tarkio college male quartet
of Tarkio, Missouri were in Murray
and gave a most enjoyable musical
jntertainment Tuesday evening at the
parlors of the Presbyterian church
under the auspices of the church
here. It was evident from the be
ginning of the evening's entertain
ment that there was superior talent
and to spare in the musical company
nresentering the program.
Visiting at World's Fair.
Mrs. C. S. Sherman of Lincoln,
and sister, Mrs. Payall, accompanied
by Aunt Lois Troop went to Platts
mouth where they picked up Mrs.
Wm. Gprder, they all departing last
Thursday for , the east. Aunt Lois
Troop, better known as Mrs. Robert
Troop who made her home in Platts
mouth for the past sixty years, stop
ped in Chicago where she will visit
Mrs. Dorothy Mclntire, formerly Miss
Dorothy Joy, while the other mem
bers of the party go on east. Mrs.
Payall goes to Boston where she will
visit at the horns of her sister, Rev.
Smith and wife of Boston where
Rev. Smith is pastor of the Congre
gational church. Mrs. Gorder and
Mrs. Sherman go to visit the worlu s
fair in New York. The party will
be away for several weeks.
Pleasant Hill Club Meets.
The Plasant Hill community club,
composed of some forty farmers'
wives and other members of their
families were in Plattsmouth last
Thursday, meeting at the home of
Mrs. Ray Raker, who . formerly re
sided in the Fairview community.
Some t-.venty-six members of the club
attended the meeting and you may
guess that they had a wonderful
Will Make Home in West.
Walter Allen who has been mak
ing his home in the west where he is
employed with the Santa Fe railroad
was back to Omaha, Murray and
Humboldt where he had a very close
friend, Loella Lane, they going to
Sidney, Iowa where last Wednesday
they were united in marriage and
immediately departed for San Fran
cisco where they will make their
home. They received the congratu
lations and good wishes of their
many friends and relatives, in wbich
the Journal joins.
All Wool . . .
Where Quality Counts
The hat Is old and battered now
but he invariably uses it at every
performance, because he says:
"It brings me good luck."
And who is there to doubt him
for he has been playing to crowded
houses for the past twenty-five years.
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
I wish to take this opportunity of
stating that in the arrest of a minor
liquor buyer my store was not in
volved and in the conduct of my
liquor store there has been no vio
lation allowed. No sales to minors,
sales on Sundays, holidays or after
hours have been allowed at my place
or will not be allowed in the future.
I am trying to operate my place in
strict accord with the Nebraska state
law and wish the public to under
stand that fact.
LEAVE FOE CALIFORNIA
From Wednesday's Daily
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hohmann left
this morning for California where
they intend to spend the summer. Mr.
and Mrs. Hohmann of Newton, Kan
sas, who arrived here Saturday, have
been visitors and guests at the home
of Mrs. Hohmann's mother, Mrs.
LEAVES FOR MISSISSIPPI
H. R. Neitzel, well known Boise,
Idaho, financier left Sunday for Meri
dian, Mississippi where he will spend
some time before returning to his
home in Boise. Mr. Neitzel has been
a guest of Mrs. Frank Guhmann
and daughter, Miss Minnie.
VISIT AT 0K0B0JI
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Cross of this
city spent the week-end at Lake
Okobojl." Iowa. During the week they
were also guests of Donald Baird of
Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Cook Book Free with
4S-lb. Bag at
With a Silver Lining";
POST TOASTIES, 3 large packages . . . ...... 25
CANDY BARS, Iar?e assortment, each. 3
KAMO MILK, tall cans, 3 for. . . :.2St
SWEET PICKLES, Yellowstone, Qt., 25; Pint. 15
MARSHMALLOWS, Kamo, 1-lb. Cello bag 15
CHEESE, 2-Ib. box ....... . 38c
LONGHORN CHEESE, per lb.. 16c
PINK SALMON, good grade, 2 1-lb. cans for 25
PORK STEAK, per lb. ................... 15i
BEEF ROAST, choice quality, lb 13
WEINERS, 2 lbs, for. ...... . 39
PORK CHOPS, choice center cuts, lb 19$
BREAKFAST BACON, lb. 18c
BACON SQUARES, mAd sugar cure, lb 10t
PURE LARD, Cudahy's, 2-lb. Pkg.. 15
Tutt & Brubacher
Telephone 1211, Murray, Nebr.
Check of Ag
ance Starts Soon
65 Per Cent of Farms Now Signed
for Compliance With Govern
Check of compliance to determino
eligibility for conservation and price
adjustment payments by the agricul
tural conservation association in Cass
county will begin the week of June
5th. 1355 farm plans representing
!5 per cent of the farms in the coun
ty are signed Indicating participa
tion in the conservation program. In
addition, 500 farms have declared
intentions to participate in the price
adjustment program on corn or wheat
In former years the farm reporter
has had a chain boy to assist in the
measuring and classifying of soil de
pleting crops which has resulted in
errors of various kinds. In view of
the size of the payments for parti
cipation in the 1939 program, the
Cass county committee believes-that
the farmer will want to assist the
reporter in the measuring of the
fields and classifying the crop to elim
inate as many errors as possible.
Procedure establishing individual
1940 wheat acreage allotments is
progressing rapidly. Farmers will be
notified of their wheat allotments for
1940 Shortly after June 15th. The
national wheat acreage allotment of
G2 million acres has been announced
which will be 7 million acres above
the 1939 national allotment.
A considerable number of loss
claims under the crop Insurance pro
gram have been reported to the of
fice. The policy provides that if It
Is probable there will be a loss tin
ier the policy, the insured shall give
the corporation notice of removed,
transfer, or other use of the insured
?rop, or portion thereof before bar
vest. Questions and Answers
Q. If oats, rye, or barley are not
pastured sufficiently to prevent grain
formation how will they be classi
fied? A. As soil depleting same as it
Q. If oats, rye or barley are not
sufficiently pastured to prevent grain
formation but are clipped before
srain forms how will they be .classi
A. As non-depleting.
Q. If oats, rye or barley are used
as a nurse crop for a grass or legumo
and tut for hay before grain forni3
how will they be classified?
A. As non-depleting.
Q. If pats, rye or barley seeded
alone and cut for hay before grain
forms how will they be classified?
A. As soil-depleting.
SPECIAL SERVICES HELD
AT CHRISTIAN CHURCH
The impressive service of baptism
was held at the Christian church last
Sunday evening. Three adults and
six young people were added to the
church by bapfism, being buried in
the watery grave, symbolic of the
death and resurrection of the Christ.
In Olas? .Jar of Tin
Mb. 25c 2-lb 49c
lo lb. Dag
Adults. 25c Cnlldrcn, 108