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PLATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
MONDAY, JUNE 19, 1939.
I. C. McCrorey transacted business
ir. Elrawood last Tuesday.
Frank Rosenow. deputy rural mall
carrier, has been taking the place of
Lacy McDonald, while the latter was
Albert J. Bauer, of Lncoln, -was
calling on friends in Murdock Mon
day and Tuesday, returnng to his
home in the capital city Wednesday.
Bryan McDonaldand -family were
in Plattsmouth Sunday, where they
were guests at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Ed W. Thmgan. parents of
Ronald Schlichtemeier, the garage
man of Elmwood, was looking after
business matters in Murdock on last
Wednesday, calling on Paul Stock,
the implement dealer.
C. A. Besack, who has not been
feeling the best for several weeks, al
though able to be up and around,
but is hopeful that he will soon be
f41y restored In health.
Roland Rikli is getting along very
nieely now following his recent se
vere leg injury, caused by a tractor
rolling over on him. He was In a
Lincoln hospital for some time.
Mrs. Genevieve Steam, formerly
Genevieve Utt. who resides in Lin
coln, was a guest of her grandmoth
ei. Mrs. George Utt. several days
during the past week and was call
ing on her school day chums while
Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Craig and
Miss Geraldine Schmidt drove to Fre
mont last Thursday, where they vis
ited the Platte river fishing grounds,
throwing their lines into the placid
waters and waiting for a bite and
the opportunty of landing a good fish
for supper. At last report they were
still there and waiting!
Mr. and Mrs. R. Kuehn were look
ing after business matters in Platts
mouth Wednesday of last week, driv
ing over and visiting at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Ed W. Thimgan, who
reside on an acreage in the south
part of the city. While there they
secured some cherres as Mr. and Mrs.
Thmgan have much fruit growing on
Spending Vacation in Illinois
Rev. and Mrs. Harvey A. Schwab
and sons Veryl and Gerald are spend
ing their vacation in Xaperville,
III., at the home of Mrs. Schwab's
parents; Mr. and Mrs.:-Chas. Smith.
While there, they attended the com
mencement exercises of their alma
mater. Xorth Central college and of
the Xaperville high school, which is
graduating 111 young people this
spring. Mrs. Schwab was a former
teacher in the high school.
Other enjoyable features of the va
cation have been educational trips to
various points of interest in Chicago
and surrounding vicinity.
Many relatives and frends from
out of town attended the funeral of
Grandma Ruge on June 10, 1939. The
following were present: Mr. and Mrs.
Elmer Paaf and Mr. Adolph Paaf and
daughter Lillian of Otoe. Xebraska;
Elmer Ruge of Xebraska City; Mr.
and Mrs. Louis Paaf and Mr. and
Mrs. Rudolph Paaf of Lincoln; Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Paaf and Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur Paaf of Otoe, Xebraska; Mrs.
John Ruge, Mrs. Fred Ruge, Senator
Fred Carsten and Mr. and Mrs. Cal
vin Carsten, of Avoca; Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Pallar of Union; Frank and
Omar Schlichtemeier, of Xehawka;
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Bauman. of
Automobile Insurance rates arc
changing. It will pay yoi to
see cs before writing or renew
ing your Car Policy!
CALL OR SEE
Lincoln; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Auf
derkeide and daughter from Otoe;
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kniffle and Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Reiger of Syracuse.
Same Members in Two Clubs.
The Merry Mixers Cooking club
and the Canners Clan Canning club
of Murdock met at the home of Mil
dred Schlaphoff on June 9. The two
clubs have the same membership and
plan to meet at the. same time. There
are nine members in the club with
Doretta Schlaphoff as leader. The
officers are as follows:
Cooking Club: Mildred Schlaphof,
president; Hannah Menke, vice pres
ident; Carolyn Schafer, secretary and
Mary Creamer, news reporter.
Canning Club: Hazel Xeitzel, pres
ident; Hannah Menke, vice presi
dent; Dorothy Schlaphof, secretary;
and Margaret Mills, news reporter.
The other member is Frances Elaine
Buell. Two visitors also shared our
Plans for the club were made and
there were demonstrations on mak
ing a sponge cake and a butter cake.
A very delightful lunch of cake, ice
cream and strawberries was served.
Everyone has started out their club
work with much enthusiasm, and we
hope it keeps up.
Funeral of Mrs. Ruge
Funeral servces for the late Mrs.
Dorothea Ruge, who died Wednesday,
June 7. were held at the Emmanuel
Evangelical church Saturday, June
10, at 2:00 p. m. Messages of hope
and sympathy were given by the
pastor, Harvey A. Schwab and the
Rev. C. Jannen. Many floral trib
utes from relatives and friends were
present. Hymns were sung by mem
bers of the congregation and the
Woman's Missionary Society.
Interment was in the Emmanuel
Evangelical church cemetery. The
pall bearers were Charles Schafer,
C. H. Miller, H. F. Luetchens. H. F.
Schweppe, August Oehlerking and
Visiting at Dearborn, Mich.
Mrs. J. J. Arnold, who has been
the housekeeper and cook at the L.
Xeitzel home for the last few years,
departed last week for Dearborn,
Mchigan. where she will visit rela
tives for some time. Mr. Xeitzel took
took Mrs. Martin to Elmwood so she
might catch a train and make con
nections for the east.
With Mrs. J. J. Arnold gone. Mr.
Xeitzel will now do part of his own
cooking and take the rest of his
meals down town.
New Family Locates Here
H. Lindquist. who has formerly
resided at Ceresco, moved last week
to Murdock and will make his home
here for the present. Mr. Lindquist
will represent the Raleigh company,
taking the place formerly filled by
C. E. Rhoden. of Manley, but estab
lishing his headquarters here instead
of at Manley.
Lyle Horton Wendt
Early last week there arrived at
a Lincoln hospital, a bright little
hian who said his name was Lyle
Horton Wendt, and that his parents
live on hghway Xo. 1 east of Mur
dock. Besides the parents, the young
man's arrival has also been a source
of great joy to his paternal grand
father and maternal grandparents.
Mother and son are doing nicely.
Bought First Pound of Butter
Although married thirty-five years,
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schewe last week
bought their first pound of butter.
Up until then they had churned all
the butter used in their home and
had never thought of buying any.
In that length of time, they sat down
io auuui j4,ovv meais, and a lot or
butter was required, but they al
ways managed to have some of their
own making. Then last week a slip
of some sort occurred as you know
such things will sometimes happen in
the best of regulated families and
lo and behold, they were without but
ter and had to go to town and buy
a pound. That is a record, we would
say, deservng of a place in Ripley's
"Believe It or Xot."
Visitin? Here from McCook
Mrs. C. W. Morgan and son John
nie of McCook were guests at the
home of her brother, Henry Amg
wert last week and with other friends
in Murdock, also visiting with rela
tives in Omaha and Council Bluffs.
Mrs. Morgan will be remembered as
J Miss Amgwert, who moved to Mc
cook a number of years ago to make
Making Progress with Well
The new well which is expected to
supply the Murdock water system
with an abundance of water, is be
ing sunk in a new location in the
southwestern part of town and is
now down about 35 feet. It is being
cased with steel casing. The hole Is
to be decreased in size from 52 to 42
inches in diameter and will be sunk
an addition 20 feet after which an
other reduction in size will be made
and so on down, until it reaches the
contemplated 110 feet, where a solid
rock strata is expected to exist. There
the size will be reduced to 12 inches
in diameter. If adequate water is
found the well will be gravel packed
around the smaller casing and the
larger casings removed. In this man
ner it is expected to keep the fine
sand that has caused trouble in so
many other wells, out.
Many Attend Ak-Sar-Ben Show
Murdock was well represented at
the opening Ak-Sar-Ben den show
last Monday night. It was southeast
ern Xebraska night and a packed
house greeted the premier perform
ance of " 'Taint Fair." All agree that
this year's show is as good as any
offered in recent years.
Enjoyed Birthday Anniversary
W. T. Weddell was born in the
state of Pennsylvania on June 20,
1SG5. and this week will celebrate
the passing of his natal day in a
very quiet manner. He has been a
resident here since the early nine
ties. Since 1SS6 he has not missed
voting at a primary or general elec
tion but once and that was at the
primary election in 1936 when he
was in the hospital. He distinctly
remembers many incidents of the
early day political battles and has al
ways taken a keen interest in the
right of franchise which every Amer
Bears Resemblance to W. T.
In Wednesday's Lincoln paper an
article and picture announced the ap
pointment of one, A. W. Weddell to
be U. S. ambassador to Spain. We in
quired if the gentleman was any re
lation to our fellow townsman, W.
T. Weddell. and were advised not.
However, the appointee bears a very
striking resemblance to W. T.
Visiting Grandmother Here
Miss Joan Rodgers. daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Rodgers, of
Denver, and grandaughter of Mrs.
John Scheel. is visiting relatives in
this vicinity. The young lady, who
it but eleven years old, came to Cen
tial City with friends and was met
there by her uncle and aunt, Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Reister and her grand
mother, Mrs. Bcheel. They stopped
at Murdock en route back to the
Reister home near Manley, to leave
Mrs. Scheel off at her home here.
After a visit at the Reister farm, the
oung lady will also visit with her
giandmother and other relatives here
before returning to her home in the
Death of Miss Anna Moomey
Miss Anna Moomey, aunt of Mrs.
Lacy McDonald and George Moomey,
and a sister-in-law of Mrs. Emma
Moomey, passed away at her late
heme at Dearborn, Michigan, where
she had resided all her life. She was
o sister of the late Chester Moomey,
Following receipt of the message
of her death last Tuesday afternoon,
Mr. and Mrs. McDonald, Mrs. Emma
Moomey and George Moomey left for
Dearborn to attend the funeral.
Visiting in the West
Clyde Jones, of Stratton, a broth
er of Mrs. Hannah McDonald, Mrs.
Henry A. Tool and Mrs. C. A. Be
sack. who was in Omaha attending
the Masonic Grand Lodge sessions
last week, on his way home came via
Murdock and spent a short time as
a guest of the relatives here. Mrs.
McDonald accompanied him home for
a brief visit and was then taken to
Sterling, Colorado, where she has
been visiting at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. H. O. Eastman and
Attend Card Party at Manley
Four of the members of the Royal
Xeighbors lodge of Murdock went to
Manley Wednesday afternoon, where
they attended a card party given by
the ladies of that town. Those who
went were Mesdames Chester Else
man. Bryan McDonald, Chris Koch
and J. W. Kruger. They report a
very pleasant time.
The local church will observe
Fathers' Day Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Dimmitt and
Kendall spent Sunday at the J. L.
M. S. Brigg3, field representative
cr the Plattsmouth Journal, was in
Alvo Thursday looking after busi
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Williams.
George Williams and Mr. and Mrs.
Wilbur Stone and son Dewain were
Omaha visitors Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Sherell Fifer were
moving into their new home Thurs
day. They were married last winter,
but Mrs. Fifer didn't give up her
work in Lincoln until school was
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Holmes and
Helen and Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne
Sutton and little daughter were
among the guests to surprise Mr,
Prouty Wednesday evening on his
Has Work at Sioux City
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Muenchau re
ceived a letter from Edward Muen
chau, who has now completed his
course of specal training, telling his
folks that he had secured a position.
He said he had work for a few weeks
ahead at least, for which he was
Returns from Trip to Kansas
Mrs. Jennie Rouse returned home
Wednesday from a trip to Kansas,
where she visited her grandson, Ron
ald Quellhorst and family.
Mrs. Rouse reported having had
a very nice trip and enjoyed herself
Celebrates 75th Birthday
Fred Prouty celebrated his 75th
birthday anniversary Wednesday. In
the evening some of the neighbors
pleasantly surprised him by coming
in and bringing ice cream and cake.
Mr. Prouty is well known in this
community and is held in high es
teem by all who know him. He is
one of the church's most faithful
workers. Friends wish him many
more pleasant -birthdays.
Harold Huestis Elected
Harold Huestis, who holds a Mas
ter's degree was recently elected by
the Board of Education to teach in
Plattsmouth high school.
Mr. Huestis is eligible to teach
many subjects and will be able to
render efficient service in the Platts
mouth school next year.
Mr. Huestis presented his resigna
tion to the Alvo school board last
winter so that he might be free to
find a better position than Alvo could
He was most successful here in
his school work. He not only gave
his best to the school, but he was
ir. regular attendance at Sunday
school and church services, where he
gave much assistance.
Spending Vacation Here
Miss Audra Quellhorst, a former
Alvo girl, who now works in Kan
sas City, is spending her vacation
with relatives. The most of her time
i3 being spent with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Orvllle Quellhorst of Elm
wood. Miss Quellhorst and her mother
spent Thursday at the Mark Xickel
Miss Betha Kosin, who took ill
the first of the week, was taken to
the Bryan Memorial hospital in Lin
coln Tuesday evening, where she
underwent an appendectomy.
Miss Kosin's condition is reported
to be fair. She was quite ill and
feeling quite badly after the opera
tion on Thursday.
Rev. and Mrs. Ilammel called on
her that afternoon.
Vsits Sister and Family
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Foss came Fri
day for a visit with Mrs. Foss sis
ter. Mrs. George Fifer and family.
Mr. Foss is a traveling salesman
for school supplies.
After enjoying a few days visit,
they were on their way Monday.
Stops with Relatives
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Stone and
son Dewain. of Eldorado, Kansas, at
which place Mr. Stone is principal of
schools, stopped off on their way to
St. Paul, Minnesota, for a visit with
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Williams.
After spending a few days here
with relatives and visiting some of
the nearby cities, they will continue
their trip to St. Paul, where Mr.
Stone will attend school this sum
mer. Entertains S. 0. S. Ladies
Mrs. W. C. Timblin entertained
the S. O. S. ladies at her home Tues
day afternoon in a most pleasng
Due to the fact that no one from
the Flower club had attended any of
the various flower shows this spring,
there were no reports, so the ladies
enjoyed a social hour. They also vis
ited Mrs. Timblin's garden. Mrs.
Timblin had planted 26 monthly
roses this spring and the ladies found
the garden very interesting.
Mrs. Herman from Elmwood was
present and she brought her sister.
Mrs. Andrews and a neighbor, Mrs.
Qstertag. Mrs. Mueller was also a
Arter the visit to the garden, the
hostess served home-made ice cream
J. H. F. Ruhge has been having a
garage built at his home.
Marion Pittman, carrier on one of
the Avoca R. F. D's., was looking af
ter business in Weeping Water last
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar E. McDonald
of Manley were guests at the home
of their son, Robert McDonald and
family last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Corbin were
guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Edwin Terrell last Sunday, where a
eplendid dinner was enjoyed.
John Maseman, who is employed
in Lincoln, was a visitor over last
week end at the home of his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Maseman.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Freeman were
in Weeping Water last Sunday, at
tending a birthday celebration in
honor of Edward Freeman, father of
Fred Marquardt and family and
Mrs. Caroline Marquardt spent last
Sunday at Utica, where they were
guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Emschoff and
family and Ernest Emschoff and wife
were in Plattsmouth last Sunday,
where they were guests at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Gray.
Misses Deloris and Opal Myers of
Malcolm are here spending a week
with their grandmother, Mrs. Jesse
Voyles, as well as visiting their many
young friends in this vicinity.
George Derham had the misfor
tune to lose one of his horses last
week, brekang up a good work team.
It was a severe loss as Mr. Derham
ticed the team to make his living.
Oscar Gapen of Plattsmouth and
his brother-in-law, Wilber Allen of
Broken Bow, were callers here last
Tuesday afternoon, calling on Dr. J.
W. Brendel, an old friend of Mr.
James Softley and wife, who for
the past two weeks have been visit
ing their respective parents, return
ed to Avoca Saturday and will go
to summer school during the rest of
the vacation season.
At the annual school meeting, J.
Elmer Hallstrom was re-elected as
treasurer of the Avoca district. Re
ports were given of the financial
status of the district, which has its
bills paid and a nice balance on hand
with which to start the next school
Uncle J. W. Kunz and sons were
ir. Plattsmouth last Thursday ( where
they were looking after some mat
ters in the probate court and meet
ing numerous friends. Mr. Kunz has
been in poor health for some time,
and this, coupled with his advanced
years (he now being 72) has made
it difficult for him to get around a
great deal. ,
Sp;ending Summer in West
Francis Marquardt and wife, of
Lincoln, where he is employed as a
teacher at the University of Xe
braska visited here before he left
last week for Los Angeles where Mr.
Marquardt will attend summer
school. He will be back in the fall
in time for opening of the Univer
sity. Celebrated Children's Day
Last Sunday was the date set aside
by the Congregational church of
Avoca for the celebration of Child
ren's day, and accordingly the en
tire evening program was given over
to the youngsters, who furnished
some fine entertainment, including
an abundance of music and song. A
neat sum was realized, which will be
used for the carrying on of the Mis
ionary activities of the church.
New Business Launched
A new business has been establish
ed in Avoca through the association
of John Marquardt and Howard
Greenrod for the handling of auto
mobiles and a general auto rerair
They are located in the building
formerly owned by Thomas Straub.
Many Attend Ak-Sar-Ben Show
Last Monday night was southeast
ern Xebraska night at the Ak-Sar-Ben
den show in Omaha and nearly
forty from here took advantage of
the invitatioQ to attend. All report a
good time and Bay this year's show
is one of the best ever.
Silver Jubilee Celebration
Solemn High Mass was held at
Holy Trinity church, Avoca, at 10
a. m. with Father McFadden as cele
brant the Rev. Albin Bauer, C. PP.
S., Xebraska City, Deacon; the Rev.
Joseph Sinkula, Plattsmouth, sub
deacon; the Rev. Charles Bauer, C.
PP. S., Xebraska City, maEter of
ceremonies, and the Rev. John Kean,
Palmyra, preaching the sermon.
The priests who were present at
the Mass and dinner tendered to their
pastor. Rev. E. C. McFadden. by the
members of Holy Trinity parish of
Avoca and St. Paulinus parish
Syracuse on the occasion of his S
ver Jubilee of his Ordination to the
Rt. Rev. Msgr. George Agius,
D., J. C. D., V. F.. Plattsmouth; Rev.
James Hennessy, Manley; Rev. Chas.
Bauer, C. PP. S., Xebraska City; Rev.
Albin Bauer, C. PP. S., Xebraska
City; Rev. T. Barge, C. PP. S., Xe
braska City; Rev. Adam Sczmydt.
Xebraska City; Rev. A. M. Faessler.
Paul; Rev. J. J. Kean, Palmyra; Rev.
J. R. Sinkula, Plattsmouth; Rev. T.
Bardon, Tecumseh; Rev. C. Broer
Among the guests were Rev. and
Mrs. R. D. Hall, Avoca; Rev. and
Mrs. J. Kokjer, Avoca; Mr. Elmei
Hallstrom, Avoca; Mr. W. K. Keith
ley, Syracuse; Mr. B. R. Zastera,
Syracuse and Mr. W. E. Straub, Lin
coln. Dinner was served to about 200.
Mrs. George Meyer, Avoca, had charge
of the kitchen. Stage and tables
were beautifully decorated with
The dinner was held at the Avoca
town hall and a splendid menu was
provided. Rev. Hennessy, of Manley,
acted as toastmaster. Speakers were
Rt. Rev. Msgr. George Agius, Rev.
Adam Sczmydt. E. R. Straub, John
Carper, Clara Kraft and Rev. Mc
Fadden. There were a number of
musical selections during the pro
gram by Carl Straub, Dorothy Gus-
tavson, Mrs. J. J. Cullen and Phyllis
Straub and Lavone Carper and Irl
Rev. E. C. McFadden, in charge
of the parishes of Syracuse and
Avoca was ordained a priest by Arch
bishop J. J. Glennan at Kenrick Sem
inary in St. Louis, Mo., June 12,
1914. Father McFadden entered the
army the day after war was de
clared and was commissioned as
First Lieutenant Chaplain in the
regular army and became a captain
before his resignation from the army
after the war.
Father McFadden served as pastor
of the Milligan-Tobias parishes un
til 1935, when he was transferred to
Syracuse and Avoca. Father McFad
den is very active in the American
Legion, being at present commander
of Massie-Richards American Legion
post Xo. 100 of Syracuse. He served
at Department Chaplain of the Le
gion in 1932-33 and is past county
commander of Otoe county. At pres
ent he is state chaplain of the 40
s rf th American Leeion and
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Legion 12th district Chaplain. 'He
served one rear as state chairman of
Junior baseball and is at the present
time one of the three members of
the Legion's state baseball committee
administering the Junior baseball
program over the state.
The Journal congratulates Father
McFadden on his twenty-five years
of priesthood. Knowing him very
well, we have always found him to
be very capable and fair-minded a
man who has the interest of every
one and especially the younger gen
eration at heart. His administration
of the Junior baseball program in
1937 was most successful, because in
all the little difficulties that arose
he made team managers see the point
that they themselves should have
been teaching the boys, namely, that
winning games is not all-important;
the important thing is good sports
manship win or lose.
His administration of the two par
ishes has also been most successful,
and we rather guess because he has
applied the same philosophy to re
ligion that he brought to American
t Ao-nn Tiininr baseball at a time
JUiCIVF.. W .
when slightly other ideas prevailed
among the managers.
VILLAGE PROUD AS BIRTH
PLACE OF FIRST TRACTOR
MoGREGOR. Ia. (UP) A marker
will be erected soon in the little vil
lage of Froelich, la., to designate
the spot where the first gasoline trac
tor was built.
The location is beside Highways
18 and C2.
A bronze plate on the marker will
"In this village John Froelich built
the first gasoline tractor i that pro
pelled Itself backward as well as for
ward. More far reaching in its ef
fect than any other event in modern
agricultural history, it moved out of
this village and into the world in
Froelich operated a feed mill and
elevator and got his idea from watch
ing a steam engine being used for
threshing. He noticed that in the
apareely settled Dakotas, for Instance,
difficulty always was encountered in
getting water for the steam engines.
Froelich realized little financial
gain from his invention although he
organized a company and manufac
tured gasoline tractors at Waterloo.
See the goods you buy. CalaTog
but how about the aoods when
descriptions are alluring enough,
you set themT
Mr. and Mrs. George Bobst and
son called on friends in South Bend
LaVerne Kupke of Murdock was a
Sunday dinner guest at the William
Mr. and Mrs. George Brobst and
with Mrs. Braun's mother, Mrs.
Veager in Alvo Wednesday.
Mrs. V. D. Livers and Mrs. Wm.
Plum called on Cora Campbell and
Kuessell Tuesday evening.
William Carnicle of Onawa, Iowa,
was a Sunday visitor at the home of
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Car
nicle. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Kupke and
Shirley of Murdock were Sunday
eening callers at the Wm. Blum
Mrs. F. J. Knecht accompanied by
Mrs. Albert Glaubitz spent Wednes
day with Mrs. Knecht's parents in
Mrs. Albert Glaubitz spent several
days visiting her friend. Mrs. F. J.
Knecht, returning to her home in
F. Emgarden. brother of Mrs. Carl
Hoffmaester. came Sunday to visit.
Elmer went home with his uncle to
spend his vacation on the farm.
Mrs. Ella Richardson is planning
to remodel her home in South Bend
and return here to live. She has
moved some of her household goods.
Clyde Jones, who is stationed in
a C. C. C. camp in South Dakota,
was a visitor for several days with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
Friends of Mrs. W. J. O'Brien, who
is a patient in the Mayo hospital at
Rochester, Minn., are glad to learn
that she is feeling some better and
wish her a speedy recovery.
Mrs. Homer Carnicle and Wayne
8nd Miss Grace Christensen drove to
Milford Monday, where they were
dinner guests of Mrs. Carnicle's par
ents. Mr. and Mrs. T. Sweezy.
The Ak-Sar-Ben Forestry club met
at the school house Monday evening.
In the absence of the leader, B. O.
Mooney. the assstant leader, William
Blum had charge of the meeting.
Mrs. Cora Campbell and Russel
drove to Plattsmouth Saturday and
again on Monday to see the doctor,
who removed the stitches in Russel'g
leg and head. Russel is now able to
be up snce being hit by a car a
veek ago while standing beside his
own car in Plattsmouth.
, . !Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bird and Betty
Jean of Omaha. Mr. and Mrs. C. M.
Reed and Bobbie of Council Bluffs.
Iowa (both ladies nieces of Fred
Weaver) and Mr. and Mrs. Lau of
Council Bluffs came Sunday to visit
Mr. Weaver and son Glenn. Together
they enjoyed a picnic dinner.
The annual school meeting was
held last Monday night. Regular
business was transacted, with J. L.
Carnicle, .who has given many years
of successful service to the district as
a board member, re-elected modera
tor. The schools enjoyed a very suc
cessful year and a number of im
provements were made to the school
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Frahm and
son and Richard Haswell of Ithaca
were Sunday dinner guests at the J.
L. Carnicle home. Afternoon callers
were Mr. and Mrs. Joe Petersen of
Ashland. Mrs. Homer Carnicle and
Wayne, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Haswell
and Artis, Rehard Haswell returned
home with his aunt, Mrs. Frahin and
family and will spend his vacation
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wagner
rnd daughter Janice Ann of .Nor
folk, and Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Mey
ers of Winside, were week end visit
tors at the Streight and Thiessen
homes. Sunday afternoon callers
were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fisher,
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas of Beatrice
end Donald Watson of Brule. Mrs.
Fisher and Donald Watson are niece
and nephew of Mrs. Xancy Streight.
Scwin? Club Meets
The Xifty Xeedlers sewing club
held their meeting with their presi
dent. Donna Thiessen, on Friday. In
the absence of the leader, the assist
ant loader, Mrs. Wm. Blum, present
ed a lesson on towels. The girls ex
hibited their pin cushions and needle
cases. They sang songs and prac
ticed club yells. A delicious lunch
was served by Donna and her moth
er. Mrs. Ed Copsey has been secured
sr. the new leader since Mrs. Flor
ence Xelson resigned. The next
meeting will be held at the home of
Mrs. Copsey, where the girls will
judge needle cases and pin cushions,
also towels if they have them fin
Cass county Ttas no tonffed In
debtedness, as, like the state, we
have paid cash for our hard sur
faced roads and other improve
ments as we went.
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