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THURSDAY, JULY 20, 1839.
PIATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
Mickey Dies at
Member of Family Prominent in Ma
sonic and Political Life of the
State for Many Years.
Mrs. Bessie M. Mickey, 69, member
of one cf the prominent- .Nebraska
families of the central part of the
state, died Saturday evening at the
Masonic Home where she has been a
resident since ' March 15th' of this
Mrs. Mickey was born on January
22. 1871. at Ncwberg, Pennsylvania,
hut has spent much of her lifetime
in Nebraska in and near Osceola,
where she was a prominent and ac
tive leader in the community life and
i lady loved and honored by a large
riri-le of friends.
She was the widow of Oliver K.
Mickey, long a very active figure in
I he Masonic circles of the state and
vho was for years a member of the
noard of control of the Nebraska Ma
foric Home. Mr. Mickey preceded his
wife in death June 6, 1933 and since
that time Mrs. Mickey made her
home in Osceola until her failing
health made necessary her constant
care and at which time she came to
the Masonic Home. Ex-Governor
John H. Mickey of Nebraska, was a
brother-in-law of I.Irs. Mickey.
Mrs. Mickey was a very devout
number of the Methodist church and
in her long residence in Osceola was
active in all of the social and relig
ious activities of the church. She
was also a member of Osceola chap
trr No. 24. Order of the East?rn Star.
She was admitted to the Home here
from Osceola lodge No. 65, A. F. &
There is surviving a son. Arthur
B. Mickey, of- Laramie. Wyoming,
and a brother, A. D. Detwciler of
FUNERAL OF MRS. MICKEY
Funeral services were held on L
Tuesday for Mrs. Eessie M. Mickey,
C9. who died at the Nebraska Ma
sonic Home here on Saturday. She
was the widow of O. E. Mickey, well
known Nebraska Mason and a sister-in-law
of the late Governor John H.
The services were held at the First
Methodist church of which the de
ceased was long a member and the
sermon given by Rev. Taylor, of
Peru, an old friend and former pas
tor. The Horton funeral home of
this citv assisted in the services.
WILL VISIT IN WYOMING
Mrs. Robert Haight and Mrs. Wil
liam Harrow, North Carolina guests
of their cousin. Miss Mabel White
for many weeks, left Monday morn
ing for Laramie. Wyoming to spend
an indefinite period of time visiting
and vacationing. Ilowevr. following
their tour in the northwest, they
will return to this city w'u-e they
intend to stay a few more weeks with
their cousin before returning to
TO VISIT MISSOURI
From Tuesday's Dally ,
Frank Stone, son of Mrs. George
Stone of this city, anticipates leav
ing for Springfield. Missouri tomor
row to spend three weeks visiting
with his aunt. Mrs. K. E. Sypolt. Mrs.
Sypolt and Mrs. Stone are sisters,
the former having spent some time
visiting at the latter's home just re
CALL On SEE
i ii iv-
from Monday's Pally
Entertained at Lincoln
Dorothy Jsan Turner and Helen
Hiatt of this city were, guests of
Rachel Lock; at 384, J, Ryan street,
Lincoln, Saturday. They attended a
theatre party In the. evening', and
also were dinner guests at "the Cornr
busker hotel. . , - "
Honor Departing Friend
In honoring Mrs. John Gochenour.
a farewell party, and handkerchief
shower was given by Mesdames Bill
Armstrong, Del Cadwell and Quy
Hughson at tae Hughson home.
Twenty-four guests were invited.
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs.
Bill Armstrong and family, Mrs. Del
Cadwell and family. Miss Florence
Khoades, Mrs. Jack Reno, Mrs. Mart
Sheldon and son, Mrs. Gochenour and
family. Miss Genevieve Wright and
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hughson and fam
ily. Prizes were given for games p'ay
d and were won by Mrs. Armstrong
and Mrs. Reno.
Mrs. Gochopour intends to leave
tonight to take up residence In the
western part of the state.
Junior Legion Auxiliary
The Junior American Legion Auxil
iary's monthly meeting was held at
the home of Miss Ruth Westover on
Friday, July 14.
Due to absence of the president, the
ice president, Miss Shirley Walling,
conducted the meeting. During the
business session, new officers were
elected as follows:
Miss Shirley Walling, president:
Miss Betty Jean Vroman, vice pres
ident. Miss Dorothy Jean Turner, secre
tary and treasurer.
Miss Mary Ann Winscott. news re
porter. Mrs. James Mauzy. sponsor.
After the election of officers, the
business session was adjourned and
th girls were treated by Mrs. E. G.
Ore, who has been sponsor during
the past year It is with deep regret
that the girls give her up. Mary
Ann Winscott. News Reporter.
From Tuesday's Daliy
Des Moines Guest Here
Dr. and Mrs. W. V. Ryan mctotd
to Des Moines, Iowa. Saturday, taking
Dr. Ryan's mother, who visited 'i
Treasurer's Semi-annual Statement
From January 1, 1939, to June 30, 1939, Inclusive
State General Fund ' 1
State Capitol Fund
State Insane Fund
State Redemption Fund
State School Land Lease
State Bee Tax Fund
State Highway Supervision (Motor Fund)
State Highway Maintenance (Motor Fund)
State Drivers' License Fund
State Aid Bridge Fund
State Old Age-Tension (from Personal Taxes)
County General Fund
County Bridge Fund
Soldiers' Relief Fund
Mothers' Pension Fund
Labor Tax Fund
County Poor Relief Fu if d
District Road Fund J
Commissioners Road Fund
Commissioners' Drag Fund
District School Fund
District School Bond Fund '
Inheritance Tax Fund
State Apportionment (Teachers' Fund)
County Farm Collections
County Highway Fund
Free High School Tuition
Motor Vehicle Refunds
Cities and Villages Bonds and Interest Fund
Special Improvement Taxes
Precinct Gravel Funds "
City of Plattsmouth Fund
City of Weeping Water Fund
Village of Louisville Fund
Village of South Bend Fund
Village of Greenwood Fund
Village of Avoca Fund
Village of Union Fund
Village of Murdock Fund
Village of Murray Fund
Village of Eagle Fund
Village of Alvo Fund
Village of Elm wood Fund
Village of Neha wka Fund .
Intangible Tax Fund J
County Fees (Motor Fund)
Taxes Paid Under Protest
Personal Tax (Part Payments)
County Fees frpm Tax Sales and Redemptions
Gasoline Tax from State
Fines and Licenses
Dependent Children's Assistance Fund
Old Age Assistance Fund .
County Administration Fund
Blind Assistance Fund .
Couuty Drivers' License Fund
County Drag (Motor Fund)
Plattsmouth last week, homo. Sunday
evening they returned here with Dr.
Ryan's father, J. W. Ryan who will
spend this week with the son and bis
Mr. and Mrs. Carl J. Schneider mo
tored to Tarkip, Missouri, on Mon
day to enjpy a visit with Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Foster Patterson, and
their family. The date was the tenth
wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs.
Patterson and in honor of the happy
event Mr. and Mrs'. Schneider and Mr.
and Mrs. Patterson enjoyed a dinner
party at Essex, Iowa.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Kruger a ad
children and Mr. and Mrs. Glen Kra
ger and family were in Kansas City,
Missouri. Sunday where they were
guests for the day with relatives.
The members of the party enjoyed a
fine birthday dinner which had been
arranged in honor of the 80th anni
versary of Mrs. Clara "Davis, mother
of Mr. Kruger. The date also marked
the anniversary of Glen Kruger.
While at Kansas City the party ai&o
spent some time visiting at the home
of Mr. and Mr.,. John Kruger, the
former a brother of H. L. Kruger.
B ambler's Honor Captain
The Rambler's patrol of the local
Girl Scouts gave a picnic supper and
a handkerchief shower last evening
at the home of Miss Ruth Westover.
The occasion was tendered in honor
of Mrs. James Mauzy, who served as
patrol captain for a long period of
time. Ten of the members were pres
ent to shower and honor Mrs. Mauzy.
The picnic supper was served at
6:30 p. m. and following a social
hour, the girls, accompanied by Mrs.
Mauzy attended the W. A. Gibbs
shows in the Pollock pasture on Chi
cago aventie. After spending a short
time at the carnival the group re
turned to the Mauzy drug store where
light refreshments were served.
The girls are looking forward to a
week of enjoyment at Camp Brewster,
which will be held the last week in
The group present last evening to
honor Mrs. Mauzy, who is retiring
from her present position as patrol
captain, were Margaret Fricke, Mar
garet Ttca. Alice Rea, Mary Ann Win
scot. Dorothea Duxbury, Ruth Low
son. Elizabeth Ann Wiles. Gertrude
Cloidt, and Billy Sylvester.
From Wednesday' DaTTy
Dinner for Tarkio Party
Tuesday evening the home of Mr.
.r."m '. i' iff
and Mrs. C. C. Cotner on South Sixth
street was the scene of a very much
enjoyed and jolly dinner party, a
real Nebraska fried chicken dinner
being served by Mrs. Cotner, as a
compliment to R. Foster Patterson,
instructor of history and the Platts
mouth boys who are students at that
college. Besides Mr. Patterson the"
guests were Wayne Falk, Stuart Por
ter. Kenneth Armstrong, Joe Case and
their host, Donald Cotner.
Florene Duda Honored
Mrs. Michael Duda entertained at
a birthday party at her home Tues
day afternoon in honor of her daugh
ter, Florene who observed the pass
ing of her seventh birthday. Eight
guests, including the Duda children,
were present, and many were unable
The children spent the time amus
ing themselves by indulging in a
number of games. During the after
noon Florene had the pleasure of
opening and displaying the gifts that
she had. received from her guests.
The party climaxf-d with the
serving of cake and ice cream by
the guest of honor's mother, Mrs.
Florence Duda. The birthday cake,
with seven glowing tandles. was
baked by the guest of honor's great- j
uncle. John Bloom of Chicago and
was brought to this city by her
great-grandfather, Mike Warga.
Those present at the occasion were
Jennie Lee Spldell, Peppy Jo Kriskey,
Stuart Sterling Spide'.l. Billy Lind
ner, Joan and Shirley Duda, and the
guest of honor, Florene Duda.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Steppat of
Omaha announce the engagement of
their daughter. Miss Florence Step
pat to Harry K. Klahunde, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Helmut Klabunde. A
fall wedding is planned.
Miss Steppat is a niece of Mr. and
Mrs. Ed Ste'ppat, Mrs. John M. Kaf
fenberger, Mrs. Wilhelmine Nolting
and Mrs. P. A. Meisinscr of this city.
She has just been in Plattsmouth re
cently visiting with her relatives.
A photo of Miss Steppat was print
ed in last evening's World-Herald.
Honored at Stork Shower
Mrs. Louis McConaha, who wasj
formerly Miss Maude Stones, was the j
guest of honor at a stork shower j
tendered her by her mother, Mrs. I
George Stones and her sisters. Mrs. j
Harry Rainey. Mrs. W. E. Gochenour.
and Mrs. Alvin Smock. The shower
took place last evening at the Alvin I
to Co. Gen.
350.59 $ 41.659.65 $
8. US. 85
42 27 1,689.50 1.690.14
4.039.37 12.703.46 1,489.39
3. SO ' 35.S8
190.02 2. 173.fi
10 93 852.99
33.6 1 1.272.36
104 92 1. 833. 47
1 7S 882.99 147.6 737.31
' 276.05 276.05
130.31 j 130.311
5.189.49 I 5.189.49
222. 1SI I
10,013.33 4.107.67 5.605.66
1,626.08 1,626 08
22 302 71 22.302.71
$393,763,361? 10.636.26lf 65. 9S0.S 7 j
Smock home with nineteen guests
Games of all sorts were played by
those present and prizes for the lucky
winners were awarded to Mrs. Fred
Vincent, Mrs. Jack Reno, Mrs. J. J.
Smock, and Mrs. Harry Rainey.
At the close of the party the hos
tesses served ice cream and cake.
Mrs. McCenaha received numerous
gifts from the guests present, one of
them being Mrs. Ernest Hobbs, who
was the only out-of-town guest here
for the shower. The Omaha laily is
a cousin of Mrs. McConaha.
COMMISSIONERS IN SESSION
Frrm ruesday'n Dallv
The board of county commissioners
were in session today to look over
some matters pending from the last
meeting and consulting with the
other county officials.
on the cash
The Coupon in this ad is really valuable Cut
it out and bring it to our store this month
Select any pair of Men's or Women's Leather
Shoes from cur entire stock, then we will accept
this coupon as a dollar towards the price of
the shoes you select.
ments Balance ,
on June 30',
39,500.00;$ 974.82 $ S.528.53
15.00 .14 7.29
2,650.00 63.75 555.78
64.00 .30 43.65
16.44 .15 5.S4
140. S5! 99.05
4.700.00 72.54 342.55
31. 731.05; 609.98 9,422.23
14.C45.49 155.51 3.765.28
375.00 7.32 225.90
1,755.50 16.82 1.848.22
16,415.19 360.09 2.134.21
8.445. 22 300.08 9.558.25
SS.916.37 781.21 53.545.60,
7903.75 7S.60 19.5SS.76
20,245.50 117.62 9.066.07
35. 952.50 10.00
3,365.67 2.35 8.129.72
27.5S8.73 412.04 880.56
4.425.28 119.38 2,451.23
4,967.15 61.45 1,454.99
1,500.00 21.10 869.33
475.00! 10.48 173.65
2.000.00 23.74 432.81
725.00 13.22 . 135.04
395. SO 7.30 103.12
2,000.00 26.35 896.17
940.00 15.25 198.44
2.450.00 45.50 844. S6
3,700.00 41.37 399.64
110.70i .! 156.70
60 4,4 7
$ 426.569.76! S 5. IS 9. ii j 53.59
Registered Warrants NONE
From Tuesday's Dally
Judge Charles Jackman of the state
compensation court was here today to
hear the compensation case of Charles
Attorney II. V. Nolan of Ashland,
v. as 1'we tday to attend to some mat
ters in the district court in which
he was interested.
Miss Juanita Walden and Miss
Ethel Vignery left yesterday for their
home in Concordia, Kansas after an
extended visit in this city.
Mrs. Shirley Walden is visiting in
Plattsmouth with her sister, Mrs.
George Hetrick, her mother, Mrs.
Melane Vignery. and her son, Charles
Phone Printing orders to No. 6.
purchase of any pair of Men's or Women's Leather
Shoes in our store up to and including Monday night, July 31.
Fetzer Shoe Co.
you must Present this Coupon
ALL SALES CASH -
CLIP THIS COUPON
HOME OF QUALITY FOOTWEAR
Summary of AH Collections and Disbursements
Taxes Collected for Year 1936 and Prior 6.3 4 5. Hi
1938 223.230.1 1
State Aid Bridge Collections 4. 118 5
Drivers' Licenses 1S2.7j
State School Land Lease 84.69
State Apportionment (Teachers Fund) 4. 32.74
State Blind Assistance 6S2.4S
State Dependent Children Assistance 9,492.3!)
State Old Age Assistance 36,703.74
State Gasoline Tax 22.302.71
County Administration Expense 1,734.94
County Farm Collections 452.03
Inheritance Tax Collections 1,15 5.4",
Fines and Licenses 1.559. 5
Redemptions (Individual) 2.975.53
Fees from Redemptions and Tax Sales 21.55
Special Improvement Taxes 623.17
Miscellaneous Collections 10.013 33
Refunding Bonds and Interest, Cities, Villages 19.962.5
Motor Vehicle Collections 30.666.19
Personal Tax (Part Payment) 222. 4 S
Protest Taxes 12C.95
M II I
Total Collections. Jan. 1. 1939 to June 30, 1939.. 1393.763.56
Balance on Hand. January 1, 1939 19. 159. 'J
GRAND TOTAL 1531,923. 5
State Disbursements f 57.233. 13
State Aid Bridge Disbursements 3.70S.5H
State School Land Lease Refund 5 4.00
County Disbursements 96.594.63
School Disbursements 117,065.f2
Old Age Assistance ' 31.0"7.-6
Blind Assistance 61 S H I
Dependent Chldren Assistance 9.0 13.67
County Administration Expense 1.262.51
County Poor Relief 16.415.19
Cities and Villages, Refunding Bonds. Interest 35. 952. 5"
Auto Refunds '
Redemption (Individual) 2,975.53
Cities and Villages Disbursements 51.166.96
Inheritance Disbursements 232. ("5
Taxes Paid Under Protest Disbursed 126.95
Part Payment, Personal Tax 110.70
Total Disbursements, Jan. 1, '39 to June 30, 1539 ?42".56f.76
BALANCE CASH ON HAND, June 30-. 1939 1 65.353. 63
STATEMENT OF UNPAID CLAIMS
To John E. Turner, County Treasurer of Cass County, Nebraska:
I. Geo. R. Sayles. County Clerk of Cass County, Nebn ?ka, do fcerebv
certify in accordance with the provisions of Section. 26-1 002 of the 1935
Laws of Nebraska, that the true and correct total amount of unpaid cUimj
on file iu the office of the County Clerk of said Cass County, Nebraska.
as of June 15, 1939. is $31,689.01.
Witness my hand and the seal of my office at P'atts?no'itli,
County, Nebraska, this 16th day of June, 1939.
GEO. R. SAYLES. County Clerk,
(Seal) Cass County, Nebraska.
CERTIFICATE OF TREASURER
I, John E. Turner, Treasurer pf Cass County. Nebraska, hereby cer
tify that the above statement shown the amounts collected and d.sburtied
in the'various funds from January 1. 1939. to June 30. l:39, both date;
inclusive, and the balance on hand at the close of business Jiui' 3".
1939. and furthermore that the foregoing 13 correct to the best "t r.ty
Luov ledge and belief.
JOHN B- TURNER. County Tresur;.-.
Cass County, Nebraska.
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