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MONDAY, JUNE 19, 1939.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEEX? JOURNAL
From Thursday's Dally
Honored on Eirthday
Miss Anida Herrington was the
?uest of honor at a birthday party
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Ad for Plattsmouth, Tues.
and Wed., June 20-21
tendered her Wednesday afternoon
at the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. C. E. Herrington at 1005 Main
street, trtx guests were present to
help celebrate the passing of her
tenth birthday anniversary.
The afternoon was spent In play
ing numerous games of all varieties.
The guest of honor received many
gifts, which she was forced to display
during the afternoon.
At the conclusion of the games
the guest of honor's mother served
refreshments, she being assisted by
Mrs. Keener Price.
Those present at the occasion in
eluded: Mary Lou Walling, Janet
Tiekotter, Carol Lou Bernhardt
j Helen Yardley,. Mildred Kozacek of
Itnis city, Ariene Dally or xsorroiK
and the guest of honor, MJss Anida
Social Workers Flower Club
The Social Workers Flower club
met Wednesday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. Julius Pitz in the south
part of the city, Mrs. Andrew Snyder
lerving as the assistant hostess. The
clult had a very nice attendance, all
of the members being present except
one. Four guests were present at
the occasion, they being Mrs. Arthur
Su'li.van. Mrs. Frank Hull, Mrs. Ray
riond Haith, and Mrs. Robert Rea.
The business part of the meeting
was presided over by the club's presi
dent, Mrs. Fred Spangler, the regu
lar business being discussed.
jwlng the business, the pro
gram chairman, Mrs. Ann Kaffenber-
ger. presented several numbers. Mrs
Kaffenberger gave the history of the
"Star Spangled Banner," and the
club sang the number following Mrs.
Kaffenberger's historical address. The
program was entirely in keeping
with the "Flag Day" spirit, two read
ings being given on the flag by the
At the close of the program the
hostesses served refreshments, It be
ing a two-course luncheon.
One new member, Mrs. Robert Rea,
oined the club.
The July meeting will be held at
the home of Mrs. Peterson, Mrs.
George Mumm and Mrs. Don Harris
serving as the assistant hostesses.
Dinner for Mrs. Sexton
Miss Leona Price entertained at a
dinner last evening at the home of
her parents. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Price
on Pearl street, the occasion honor-
ng Mrs. Rose Marie Sexton, former-
Rose Marie Burc-ham who is here
visiting with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Howard Burcham. Mrs. Sexton
la, a resident of Los Angeles, Call"
fornla. Iu the serving Miss Price
was assisted by her mother, Mrs.
E. M. Price.
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs.
M. Price and son, Erie, daughter.
Leona, William Brink, and the guest
of honor, Mrs. Rose Marie Sexton.
The pleasant country home of Mr
and Mrs. James E. Warga was the
scene of a very pleasant gathering
on Sunday, the occasion being the
first birthday anniversary of their
Several guests from Omaha were
present at the Warga home to as
sist in the observance of the day.
In honor of the event Maybelle re
ceived a large number of handsome
ind attractive gifts.
A delicious two-course luncheon
was served which featured the large
and attractive birthday cake and its
Annual Picnic of Club
One of the most pleasant social
3vcnts of the vo?r was the annual
picnic of the Four-Mile Community
club which was held June 4th at
Springdale. the beautiful picnic
Chicken Prices are changing
from day to day sometimes
up, sometimes down ... which
ant that you see us before you 1
seii. we are. in position to give
you immediate advantage of
any price increase, no matter
how small it may be. We have
one price to all and no chisel
ing on weights.
Ask for prices on Hog Fat
ener and Pig MeaL Also on
Cream price is 22 pei
pound for Butter Fat
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grounds of Mr. Larsh northeast of
A delicious dinner was served
cafeteria style and which was very
After dinner everyone spent a few
hours enjoying the beautiful lakes
and flower gardens and-examining
the wonderful rock work as well as
the rock house and stairway built
over some of the springs.
The lower lake has a beautiful bed
of water lilies which were in bloom
In spite of numerous efforts no one
was able to snap a picture of the
large bull frogs sitting on a lily pad
Some of the frogs were sent to Mr
Larsh from Arkansas.
The first regular club meeting will
be Sept. 12 at the home of Mrs
Mayabb with Mrs. Leonard Born as
From Friday's Dally
Thursday Evening Club-
Mrs. Ray Herring entertained the
Thursday evening card club at her
home last evening, this club report
ing all of its members in attendance
The first prize was captured by
Mrs. Ray Bryant, and Mrs. Herring
took the prize for second place.
Mrs. Herring served, a delicious
summer luncneon immediately ioi
lowing the card game.
Delta Deck Club
Mrs. Lillian Livingston served as
hostess to the Delta Deck card club
last evening at the home of her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. John Bajeck. Mrs.
James Bulin was the only guest pres
ent at the club.
The prize winners of the
evening were Miss Amelia Martens,
Miss Laura Meisinger, and Mrs
Henry McMaken, winning first, sec
ond, and third prizes respectively.
Following the card games Mrs.
Livingston served refreshments, as
listed by her mother. Mrs. Bajeck.
The Two-Sauare card club met
with Mrs. F. 1. Rea Thursday after-
ooon with three guests present, Mrs.
Corwin Burger of Reserve, Kansas,
Mrs. George Dobson, and Mrs. George
Webber of this city.
Mrs. Henry Starkjohn was awarded
the first prize; Mrs. Frank Rebal,
second; and Mrs. George Dobson, the
At the conclusion of the party, as
usual, refreshments were served.
Wednesday Afternoon Club
The Wednesday afternoon bridge
club members were entertained at
the home of Mrs. Martin O. Webb.
Mrs. D. Ashbaugh was the guest pres
ent at the regular weekly meeting.
The first prize was won by Mrs.
Webb; Mrs. Robert" Reed won second
and Mrs. W. V. Ryan won the Ace of
Mrs. Webb also concluded the after
noon with the serving of a much en-
Entertained on Birthday
Thursday evening A. W. Cloldt
was the guest of honor at a very
pleasant stag party tendered by his
neptew, Theodore Ptak at the home
on North Sixth street.
The group of some twenty friends
enjoyed the evening at cards, the
play room of the home being attrac
tively arranged for the event and
where for several hours a most de
lightful time was participated in by
the Jolly party.
A very much enjoyed buffet lunch
eon had been arranged and served
to bring a climax of a most delight
George H. Julius, of Cincinnati,
Ohio, has been here visiting as a
truest of friends, is returning to his
home in Ohio where he Is a repre
sentative of the Prudential Insurance
company. Mr. Julius while here was
a dinner guest at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. C. C. Wescott who enter
tained for Mr. Julius and Miss Ruth
Ann Patton. Mr. and Mrs. Robert H.
Patton were guests at the dinner
Methodist Circles Meet
The three circles of the Women's
Federation of the First Methodist
church met Thursday afternoon at
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their respective homes of the mem
bers.. The Naomi circle met at the coun
try home of Mrs. Albert K reaper in
Mynard, Mrs. V. T. Am, Sr., Daisy
Sherwood serving as associate host
esses. One guest, Mrs. Walter Speece
of Bennett, Nebraska, was present.
Fifteen members were in attendance.
Mrs. D. M. Babbitt, circle chair
man, presided at the business meet
ing, it being a regular business meet
ing followed by a social hour among
the members and guest present.
Refreshments served by the com
mittee climaxed the afternoon meet
Mrs. James B. Rishel entertained
the Dorcas circle at her home on Orch
ard Hill with Mrs. Jennie Whalen
Mrs. Charles Carlson, and Miss Jessie
Whalen as assistant hostesses,
Twenty-five members totaled the club's
Mrs. Pete Carr, Dorcas circle chair
man, presided at the meeting, Mrs,
Thimgan giving the devotionals. The
time was spent in discussing business
matters, among them being plans
made for a covered-dish luncheon to
be held by the circle members.
Following the social hour the host
esses served refreshments.
The Gleaners circle was entertained
at the home of Mrs. George Brinklow
in the country, this meeting serving
as a business one also.
The chairman of this circle, Mrs
A. H. Duxbury, presided and the
devotionals chairman, Mrs. George
Brinklow was in complete charge of
Mrs. C. C. Wescott was present and
gave a book review by Pearl Buck,
this being followed by the social hour,
At the close of the circle meeting
the hostess, Mrs Brinklow, assisted
by the co-hostesses Mrs. Robert Pat
terson and Mrs. Percy Wheeler serv
ed a luncheon.
From Saturday's Dally
Wn-Pn' Card Club
The Nu-Fu Jitter's pinocnie ciuu
was entertained last evening at the
home of Louis Fitzmayer on North
Eighth street. Mrs. Howard Hirz,
Miss Lewanna Kelley and Miss Anna
Marie Rea were the guests present.
Miss Kelley was awarded the first
prize, and Miss Jacqueline Grassman
received the second prize.
Refreshments were served by the
hostess. Miss Louise Fitzmayer. as
sisted by her mother, Mrs. Max Fitz
mayer immediately j following the
party. ' ' '' i,
Thursday Afternoon Club
The Thursday .afternoon bridge
club met with Mrs. Carl Ofe In the
Coronado apartments. Several guests
were present, among these were In
cluded Mrs. James Mauzy, Mrs. Mar
tin O. Webb, and Mrs. Walter Trltsch.
Mrs. L. S. Pucelik and Mrs. John
Sattler were listed as the prize win
ners during the afternoon.
Mrs. Ofe concluded her club party
with the serving of refreshments,.
P. E. 0. Has Meeting
Chapter F, P.E.O. met naay
afternoon at 2:45 at the home oi
Mrs. Stephen Wiles south of the city.
Mrs. Harley Cecil of Denver, was
the only guest present.
Mrs. P. T. Heineman. P.E.O. presi
dent, presided at the business part
of the program, the regular business
matters being discussed by the mem
bers during the afternoon.
Reports of the state convention
held at Norfolk recently was the gen
eral theme of the afternoon pro
gram. The official delegates. Mrs.
Clement Woster and Mrs. Heineman,
I gave excellent reports. Others at
tending and who also presented re
ports were Mrs. Louis Lohnes, Mrs.
E. H. Wescott, and Mrs. A. L. Tidd.
At the close of the meeting Mrs.
Wiles served a luncheon.
Friday Evening Club
Mrs. George McKay entertained
the Friday evening bridge club at
her home last evening. Two guests
were present, Mrs. Ray Herring and
tMrs. Guy Long.
Bridge was played during the eve
ning, Mrs. Guy Long winning the
first prize, and Mrs. Ralph Gansemer
Mrs. McKay concluded the bridge
party with the serving of light re
freshments. Celebrates 7th Birthday
Jerry Sharpnack, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Sharpnack, was tendered
a birthday party Friday afternoon
by his mother. The occasion was he
passing of his seventh birthday anni
versary and ten guests were present
to celebrate the event.
Children's games were played,
Marvin Winters and Richard Dux
bury winning prizes. During the
afternoon Jerry opened the many
gifts that he received from his guests
as birthday greetings.
At the close of the party the guest
of honor's mother, Mrs. Fred Sharp
nack served refreshments, she being
assisted by her mother, Mrs. Emll
HERE FROM OLD WORLD
Friday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Ted
Hadraba arrived here for a visit
with Joseph F. Hadraba, father of
Mr. Hadraba and with the other rel
atives and friends. They have been
visiting at Washington and Chicago
since arriving here from Czecho
slovakia, where Mr. Hadraba was
stationed for several years as a rep
resentative of the United States gov
ernment. This is the first visit of
Mrs. Hadraba here to the United
States since her marriage.
Plans for Com
ing Year in the
Chamber of Com.
Committee Reports Show That AI
Are Functioning Well and Mem
The Chamber of Commerce direc
tors held their regular luncheon at
the Hotel Plattsmouth Thursday at
noon and with a fine attendance
and the greatest of interest shown
by all of the group.
Treasurer Fred I Rea reported on
the membership which is now at
seventy-eight and the members en
rolled for the year are showing the
greatest of interest in the work and
the plans for the future.
he various committees reported
and plans were discussed for the ac
tivities that will be demanding at
tention during the summer season
vhile the directors are taking a rest
rom their luncheons for July and
TO PRESENT GIFT
A very fine contribution has been
made to the Presbyterian church
building in the replacing of the vest!
bule doors with new doors of latest
design. These doors are the gift of
Mrs. John Tidball in memory of her
husband John Tidball who passed
from us two years ago this May. It
is a very fitting tribute to Mr. Tid
ball because he was a very fre
quent opener of these doors by his
regular attendance at church ser
vices. This gift by Mrs. Tidball is
very greatly appreciated by the
members of the congregation. They
will be a constant reminder of Mr.
Tidball's happy presence and service
among us for the many years he lived
The ladies of our Federation have
also performed a gracious work by
changing the doors of the vesti
bule which have been sealed shut
for many years since the platform
leading to them was removed years
go. They have replaced the doors by
substantial leaded windows, which
with a new flooring of heavy linoleum
all harmonizing with the new doors
make a beautiful and pleasing effect
as one enters the church. A dedica
tion service for this new addition to
our beautiful church will be held
The last meeting of the T. R. club
was held June 14th at the home of
the leader, Mrs. Worth.
The lesson was discussed. Patch
work pillows made by each of the
members were Judged. Darlene White
received first. There were five mem
bers present and two visitors, Mary
Jean Hatt and Catherine Kaffenber
ger. Dainty refreshments were served
by Mr3. Worth at the conclusion of
VISITS AT EXPOSITION
Harvey Eggellng, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Arnold Lillie of this city, had
the pleasure of enjoying two days
last week at the San Francisco
world's fair before returning to his
regular navy duties. Mr. Eggeling,
whose vacation consisted of thirty
one days, spent several days In
Plattsmouth visiting. Before resum
ing his duties June 11, Mr. Eggeling
spent a few days visiting with Mr.
and Mrs. Harold Albert, the latter
a sister of Mrs. Lillie, at their home
In Green River, Wyoming.
Mrs. Matt Lasey of Honnewell,
Missouri, who has been spending
the past two weeks here at the home
of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr.
and Mrs. C. A. Rosencrans, returned
home Thursday. While here she en
joyed a visit at a great many places
of interest In this section of Nebras
Thomas H. Gradoville. who is en
gaged with the Burlington railroad
at Burlington, Iowa, arrived this
mornlnfi for an over Sunday visit
with his family here.
With Perfect At
Shows a Fine Record of the Students
of School and Cooperation of
Parents and Teachers.
Several students were neither ab
sent nor tardy during the entire
school year. Perfect attendance
means that these pupils have been
neither tardy nor absent for the
past nine months. In most instances
a perfect attendance record is the
result of the cooperation of the par
ent, child, and the school. All three
working together in harmony for
the benefit of the education of the
The following Is a list of those
students in the grade school who
were neither absent nor tardy dur
ing the entire school year:
Miss Perry, Gr. 8A Mary Jean
Mr. Hoffman, Gr. 8B Cloid Briz
Mr. Armstrong, Gr. 7A Jeanne
Hudson, Merle Shryock.
Miss Korbel, Kdgt. None.
Miss Martens, Gr. 1 Peggy Jo
Miss Oakes, Gr. 2 Donald Lee
Perry, Betty Jean Shryock.
Miss Clare, Gr. 4 Billy Blunt,
Miss Prohaska, Gr. 5 Mildred
Denson, Mary Irene Libershal, Elmo
Miss Clock, Gr. 5 Frida Arnold,
Ruby Dooley, Theresa Slatinsky.
Miss Muenster, Gr. 6 Duward
Anderson, Shirley Martin, Betty
Miss Nolting. Gr. 6 Dolly Eledge.
Miss Korbel, Kdgt. Alvera Haase,
Robert Graves, Richard Kalasek.
Miss Iverson. Grade 4 Bob Sell.
Miss Bauer, Grls. K, 1. 2 Viola
Mrs. Cummins. Grs. 2. 3, 4
Phyllis Snodgrass, Betty June Petet.
Miss Horn, Grs. 1, 2, 3 Bobby
Miss Dall, Kdgt to 6 Junior Kaf
AGED LADY ILL
Prom Thursday Daily-
Sheriff Joe Mrasek was called out
to the vicinity of the Platte liver
his morning by a call for assistance
tor an aged lady who was reported
n serious condition at her home.
The call came from the Hoover fam
ily who live on the soutn side of
the Platte river near where the
stream empties into the Missouri
The sheriff found Mrs. Hoover ill
from pneumonia and apparently suf
fering a great deal and in a partial
oma and he at once summoned
help. Dr. W. S. Eaton being called
and the Sattler ambulance which
brought the aged lady on into this
city. She was taken to the Austin
nursing home and where she will be
cared for and given a more complete
HERE FROM CALIFORNIA
C. A. Williams, of Los Angeles,
California, is here for a visit at the
home of his sister, Mrs. Adaha Moore
and other members of the family in
this part of the west. Mr. Williams,
who is a veteran railroad man, is
now retired and enjoying the oppor
tunity of visiting many sections of
the country. The last visit of Mr.
Williams here was in 1937.
LEAVE FOR OKLAHOMA
Mrs. James Janca and daughter.
Miss Rose Janca left Friday evening
for Kingfisher, Oklahoma to spend
several days visiting at that place
with their daughter and sister, Mrs
Frank Lukasek and family. Miss
Janca. who is employed In Omaha,
enioyinsr her vacation at this
time and Is taking the opportunity
of going to Oklahoma, her mother
OLD RESIDENT VISITS HERE
William Holly, for many years a
Plattsmouth merchant and a well
I known figure in the community life,
'came down Friday afternoon from
Omaha for a visit here with his old
friends and neighbors and his son,
W. R. Holly. Mr. Holly and his
family removed from here some six
teen years ago and have since made
their home in Omaha.
WESTERN VISITORS HERE
Mrs. Nelle Furlong and daughter.
Miss Virginia of Steamboat Springs,
Colo., Miss Velma Bruner of Rock
Springs, Wyoming, and Mrs. O. W.
Pugsley of Bayard, Nebr., are visi
tors at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
J. L. Stamp. Mrs. Furlong and Mrs.
Pugsley -are sisters of Mrs. Stamp.
Mr. and Mrs. Rex Young, Mrs.
Guy White and daughter, Anni3 Lee
and Mrs. Charles M. Manners, were
nt Omaha Friday evening to attend
the graduating exercises of the Uni
ersity of Omaha. Lyle Lawton, for
mer Plattsmouth boy, a nephew of
Mr. Young and Mrs. White was a
nember of the class of the college of
law.' - i
NEW ATTORNEY HERE
rom Saturday's Dally
Raymond Fox, of Emory, South
Dakota, was here today to visit at the
home of his friends, County Attorney
md Mrs. Walter H. Smith, Mr. Smith
being a college friend of Mr. Fox.
Mr. Fox was graduated from the
Creighton university college of law,
last week and is to take the Nebraska
bar examination Monday at Lincoln.
He expects to locate in Minnesota
fcr the practice of law.
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!
2 Pkgs. for . .
Toilet Tissue 40c
. .3 for .
IGA Wafer Sliced
9-oz. Jar w
4 lbs. for 25 fOr
25-ib: box vu w
1 1 1
Wo. 2 Tin .3 for A J
46-oz. Tin J
46-oz. tin iiVW
Corn Flakes U7c
2 Large Pkgs
Jumbo Size, 2 for
Large, Juicy. Doz
Clean, Large New
Per lb. Jlrj
SUMMER ; ,
Mild Sugar Cure 4f Af
Not Sliced. Lb JlUC
Free Lighted Parking Lot in
rear of our store. Watchman to
guard , your car on Wednesday
and Saturday nights. Us it!