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From ThursJays Dally
St. John's Circle Meets
The postpontd meeting of Circle
1 of the St. John's Altar society was
held on Wednesday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. Emery Doody with Mrs.
Carl Knieke, Mrs. Earl Hardison,
and Mrs. Halmes as assistant hos
tesses. The circle had six guests pres
ent. Mrs. Frank. Mullen, Mrs. Tim
othy Kahoutek, Misses Anna Jirousek,
Agnes Ftacek, Mrs. Joe Mrasek and
Mrs. Francis Toman, circle presi
dent, was in charge of the meeting:.
Following the business session a
social half-hour was spent in play
ing pinochle. Mrs. Rose Bookmeyer
v.as the winner of the special prize
that was awarded. A luncheon served
by the committee in charge concluded
the afternoon meeting.
Eirthday for Mrs. Asch
Mrs. A. D. Asch of Villa Asch, near
Murray, was honored Wednesday at
Spare Ribs Qc
Lean. Meaty, lb V
Fork Liver Ec
Young, Tender. 2 lbs.vr
Tender U. S. Graded
Shoulder Cuts. Lb
Eeef Cuts. 2 lbs
cr RING BOLOGNA gt
Selected Per lb.
Van Camp's or Half Hills
Mustard or Tomato
Fcr Cold Drinks!
I.arfre. 5-Dczen Size
Heads. Per head
Ked. Size, 2Doz 33 w
Juicy Florida Marsh Seedless
S6 Size, 6 for
Izvgc 220 Size Calif.
j r-vd Wheat
Jar Rubbers (fag
Eqr. Pkgs. - 3 for. JLtl
Carton cf Dozen.
2 Pkgs. for.
Carey's or Morton's
iOlb. Sack iL
Del Monte Sliced or Half
No. 2y2 Can
Pantry Jar .
Ad for Plattsmouth, Tues.,
and Wed., Aug. 1-2
Right to Limit Quantities
a very lovely birthday observance
which had been planned by Mrs.
Charles Troop of this city and in'
which many of the friends joined.
This was the 81st anniversary
of Mrs. A3oh who has lone been a
leading figure in the Lewiston com
munity where she has lived. Mrs.
Troop, vho arranged the party w-as
a schoolmate of Mrs. Asch and the
members of the group friends wh
had known this gracious lady for
The members of the party enjoyed
a fine dinner and Mrs. Asch present
ed with a large cake baked by Mrs.
Troop with its eighty glowing
candles, the guest of honor lighting
the candles and later cut the cake
which was distributed to the friends.
"Happv Birthday" was sung by the
guests for their friends and a jolly
time had in the group singing of
"AuM I.ang- Syne" and "Blest Be the
Tie That Binds," Mrs. J. M. Roberts
playing the accompaniment. Miss
Olive Gass also gave several delight
ful readings and Mrs. Asch also gave
a group of very delightfully present
The remainder of the afternoon
was spent in visiting and renewing
the pleasures of the past years.
Those attending were Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Troop, Mr. and Mrs. Julius
Pitz. Mr. and Mrs. John E. Schutz.
Mrs. J. M. Roberts, Miss Olive Gass,
Mrs. John Chappell of this city, Mrs.
Ida Young of Weeping Water, Mr.
and Mrs. John Hobscheidt, Mr. and
Mrs. Art Hansen. Mr. and Mrs. Glen
Tompson, Mrs. Tony Klimm. Mrs
George Ray, Mrs. Lloyd, Scott and
Paltie. Mrs. Hannah Hansen, of Mur
ray; Miss Bertha Nickles.
Christian Aid Society '
A large crowd attended the First
Christian church ladies' aid society
meeting held at the church parlors
yesterday afternoon. Hostesses for
the occasion were Mrs. O. C. Hudson,
Mrs. William Hiner. Mrs. Frank Rice.
Misses Frances Minniear, Shirley Ja
cobs, and Aileen Reed.
Mrs. Lester Thimgan served as the
program chairman for the aid gath
ering. Lavprne Rice and George
Jacobs sang a duet. "The Beautiful
Garden of Prayer." "The New Min
ister's Wife." a one-act play was
enacted by a group of twelve young
ladies of the church. The girls who
participated in the playlet were Max
ine Graves. Betty Lucille Read. Sylvia
.Moore. Lucille Moore. Betty Fae Reed.
Nora SchafTtr. Nellie Rainey. Georgia
Carey. Georgia Stone, Eleanor Rozell.
Mleen Reed, and Phyllis Taenzler.
A luncheon served by the commit
tee in charge culminated the after
Loy Coutts. a professional deg
trainer from Omaha, will be in
Plattsmouth Sunday and will give a
demonstration of retriever work with
his dogs at 8 a.m. at the rifle range.
All owners and lovers of dog3 are in
vited to attend the demonstrations.
From Friday's Daily
Dinner Guests at Nebraska City
Mr. and Mrs. Max Vallery will be
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. E.
Beesely at Nebraska City. Mrs. Beese
ly Li entertaining a group of
I D?lta Deck Meets in Omaha
J The Delta Deck card club members
motored to Omaha last evening where
'they were royally entertained by Mrs.
one gucut present. Mrs. Edith Sin
derson. Bridge was played by the group
a-d Mr3. Frank Gobelmun received
the first prize, and Mias Laura Mei
linger was awarded the second prize.
j Ertfrtiin at Chicken Dinner
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Born enter-
Without your produce
we could not operate.
That is one of the sever
al reasons we strive at all
times to merit your busi
ness. Outside concerns
could (and sometimes
do) cease buying in this
territory without feeling
any perceptible loss. Not
so U3! We want your
Cream and other produce
the ytar 'round and pay
top prices at all times!
LOWER MAIN St. PHONE 94
lalned at a lovely-prepared chicken
dinner at their home at 1004 Ave.
D last evening: The occasion honored
Mr. and Mrs. Sled Buhs. who are
here visiting from Pekin, Illinois.
Mrs-Buhs and Mrs.' Born are cousins,
and the former and her husband
have been In Plattsmouth for the
past week visiting with their many
friends and relatives in and around
this city. The Buhs. who are on their
vacation, intend to leave for their
home next week. Guests at the din
ner Included Mr. and Mrs. Will Mei
singer and eon Merle of Cedar Creek,
the former a brother of Mrs. Born
and also a cousin of the Illinois lady,
and Mr. and Mrs. Sled Buhs ot
Mrs. Joe Blackard Feted
Mrs. Frank Mullen entertained
three tables of bridge at her home
at 1014 Ave. D last evening in honor
cf Mrs. Joe Blackard. (formerly Miss
Jeanette Weber) of Oklahoma City,
Okla., who is here visiting with her
sisters and other relatives.
Mrs. Mullen awarded prizes for
bridge and these were won by Mrs.
Frank Bestor, who was given first
prize, Mrs. Frank Schiele of Bellevue,
who. won second, and Mrs. Rudolph
Iverson received the consolation
prize. A social hour was held follow
ing the bridge party,
Mr. Mullen culminated the party
by serving refreshments to the fol
lowing guests, who were present:
Mrs. Frank Bestor, Mrs. Rudolph
Iverson. Mrs. John Hadraba, Mrs.
Henry Starkjohn. Mrs. Emmons Ptak,
Mrs. Frank Cloidt. Mrs. Robert Cap
pell, Mrs. John Uergman. Miss Gene
vieve Whfelan, all of this city. Mrs.
F. A. Schiele and Mrs. S. W. Stefan
of Bellevue. and the guest of honor,
Mrs. Joe Blackard.
From Saturday's Dally
Guests at Arn Home
Mrs. Vernon T. Arn. Sv. and
family had as guests at their home
Thursday Mrs. Jack McLean. Mrs.
Richard Avard and son. Richard
and her grandson. Richard Avard III.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Salerno ob
served their eighteenth wedding an
niversary on Friday evening and
were honor guests at a surprise sup
per served by Mrs. Violet Van
Winkle. The evening was enjoyably
spent in games and visiting and
presenting the guests of honor with
very attractive gifts.
Entertains at Dinner
A very delightful dinner party was
held last evening at the homo of Mr.
and Mrs. C. C. Wescott who had ns
their guests of honor Mr. and Mrs.
Win Plare. of Omaha, the latter
formerly Miss Helen Pfoutz of this
city. Mrs. Place is an old school
mate and friend of Miss Alice Louise
Wescott, home from Evanston for a
summer vacation, and the occasion
was a very pleasant reunion for the
ladies. The dining room was very
attractive in the summer flowers in
their colorful beauty. Other guests
were Mis3 Ruth Ann Patton and
Mr. E. C. Wescott, who Is here from
California to visit his brothers.
Sullivan Family Reunion
The attractive farm home of Mr.
and Mrs.. A. N. Sullivan, south ot
this city, is the scene of a very de
lightful family gathering today,
bringing all of the children home
for a fine Nebraska chicken dinner.
Mr, and Mrs. Merle Rainey and son,
Jerry, cf New York City, with Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Cross, of Aurora.
Illinois, arrived last night for a visit
here at the o!d home and with rel
atives and friends. This noon the
SrWivan home was the scene of the
Pv (l inner Mid at which i:i ad
dition to the visitors from the tust
were Mr. and Mrs. Newton Sullivan
and daughter. Barbara. Mr. and
Mrs. Herman Tiekotter and daugh
ter. Janet and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
Sullivan and daughter, Beverly. Mrs.
Rainey will remain here for some
time, but Mr. Rainey will, on ac
count of business, return to Nev
York at once.
Missionary Society Meets
The Women's Home Missionary
Society of the First MethodUt church
met with Mrs. Edgar Newton, the
newly-elected president, Thursda
afternoon. Fourteen, including mem
bers and numerous friends, attended
the first meeting since the election
The newly-elected officers had
charge of the July meeting, it serv
ing as an installation meeting. The
officers installed were: Mrs. Edgar
Newton, president; Mrs. Joseph Mc
Maken. vice-president; Mrs. Fred
Howland. secretary. Mrs. Albert
Funk was elected treasurer but could
not accept the position and, there
fore, created a vacancy which will
be filled later. Plans and arrange
ments were completed for a covered
dish luncheon to be held at the
'hurch on Thursday, August 3. Mrs.
R. B. Hayes completed the final les
son in the year's study book.
The meeting was preceded by the
devotionals. which were given by
Mrs." J. C. Lowson and concluded
with the serving of a luncheon by
the hostess, Mrs. Edgar Newton.
BETURNS TO MeCOOK
From Thursday's Dally
Mrs. William Warga left for her
home in McCook. Nebraska today.
Mrs. Warga has been In Plattsmouth
for the past two days isitlng with
her mother, Mrs. Charles Warner
and her sister. Miss Helen and other
relatives. She left last evening for
Omaha and from there left for her
TO RETURN FROM CONFERENCE
From Friday's Dally
Rev. Paul Dick will return from
Lakeside, Ohio tomorrow evening
after spending the time attending the
National United Brethren Conference
there. Rev. Dick left Plattsmouth
Monday evening on the Zephyr. Tues
day Rev. Dick and his wife antici
pate leaving for their ten-day vaca
tion In Colorado.
ATTEND WELFARE MEETING
From Thursday's Dally
Paul Vandervoort, Mrs. Ellen Sund
strom. Leland Iaase, were at Lincoln
today where they were called to at
tend the meeting of the Southeast
Nebraska Welfare Workers confer
ence. They will discuss the many
problems that confront the welfare
workers almost every day in the con
duct of their offices.
MARRIED AT COURT HOUSE
On Thursday afternoon the wed
ding of Bonnie Walling of Elgin,
Oklahoma, and Alice Marie Collatz,
of Denver was held at the office of
County Judge A. H. Duxbury, who
read the marriage lines. Mrs.
Sophia Schwenneker, mother of the
bride and Esther Collatz, a sister,
witnessed the ceremony.
HERE FROM CEDAR CREEK
From Saturday's Dully
Mr. and Mrs. Adam Meisinger and
Mr. and Mis. Frank Pace, of Cedar
Creek, were here today to attend
the funeral of Mrs. John True, an
old neighbor. While In the city Mr.
Meisinger called at the Journal to
renew his subscription to the semi-
weekly edition of the paper.
1 ) ,
TO VACATION HERE
From Thursday' Dally
Harold Stewart, former Platts
mouth young man now living and
employed 'in Shenandoah. Iowa, ar
rived in this city this morning to
spend the next two weeks vacation
ing with his uncle and aunt. Mr. and
Mm. II. B. Perry aMd family.
VISIT AT DiS MOINES
Fmn Saturday' TDnily
Mrs. James Yelick and son. James.
Jr., departed this morning for Des
Moines. Iowa, where they will visit
for a few- days at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Edward Yelirk and with
Robert and Richard Yelick.
MRS. KAFFENBERGE3 ILL
Mrs. John Kaffenbergt-r is still
quite ill at the family home on
Granite street where she has -een
bedfast for some time. During her Hl
3 the members cf the family have
been here to look after her care.
WILL GO TO MINNESOTA
(""i Saturday lal'v
Mr. and Mrs. Henvy Starkjohn
are expecting to leave Sunday for
Henning, Minnesota, where they will
enjoy a vacation and fishing trip and
spend some time at their summer cot
tage at East Battle Lake.
WILL VISIT IN CITY
Miss Nettie Kr " ' Vi arrived
in Plattsmouth Thursday rrom Bur
lington, Iowa and will spend an In
definite period of time with hei
Vousin, Mrs. E. W. Cook and Mrs.
BIRTH OF SON
TW r n n I XT ri Cn r 1 Potschies. who
reside on a farm in Plattsmouth, are
the parents of a boy born to them
at the St. Joseph hospital last eve
ning. Mother and son are both re
ported as doing fine.
Mrs. Jess Adams of Nehawka was
in Plattsmouth Wednesday visiting
and attending to matters of business.
ELECTED JULY 29
Community Building Club
Kcrold K Vincent. -$50.00 Not Paid
Julius A. Pitz $50.00 Not Paid
$50 -- $50 -
in Clearance Sale
Hurry! Hurry! Says Toggery
Manager if You'd Reap
Low Price Benefits
Better hurry if you are going to
lake advantage of the many bargains
offered at the Ladies Toggery in
their summer clearance.
' Ladies IIa: have been reduced
i:en below the manufacturer's cost.
Positively none will be carried over.
All good this season styles priced at
39 C9 ar.d $1.
Our Children's Dress' department
meets every need. Mothers who know,
nr'ke their selection here from our
Cinderella, Shirley Temple and
Penna Durbin lines acknowledged
America's outstanding Children's
dresses. At present prices, you save
plenty of money.- 8 to $1.49.
All of our Nelly Don. Mary Dean
and Jean Castle dresses are greatly
reduced, as follows: All $1.95 values,
now $1.49; all $2.93 dresses, now
$1.95 and all $3.95 dresses now
In our better dress department,
offer ycu pmart dresses that you
will be happy to add to your ward
robe in rayon crepes, shantungs,
tifple sheer chiffon and rayon silk
crepes. 9.!5 and $7.95 values .
your choice for only $5.95.
Clubhouse wash blouses, sizes 32
to 40. white only. Very outstanding
values while they last, only 89.
There are mony other low prices
which make i highly important that
you visit our store this week.
THE LADIES TOGGERY
Shop of Personal Service
GARDEN CLUE MEETING
The intense heat and the many so
cial activities that had occurred in
the business district of Plattsmouth
lowered the attendance rectrd of
the Plattsmouth Garden club meet
ing Wednesday evening. The meet
ing was hold in the dining room of
the Hotel Plattsmouth and was presided-
over by Mrs. E. H. Wescott,
the local president, Mrs. Luke Wiles
being unable to be present, and Mrs.
L. W. Egenbcrger acted as secretary
as Mrs. William Schmidtmann is at
the present time vacationing.
A. L. Tidd. chairman of the con
servation committee, served as pro
gram chairman. As a rendition to
the program on his part, Mr. Tidd
gave a talk on "Conservation." A
report on "Birds" was given by Mrs.
P. T. Heineman. who is the local
chairman ana district chairman ot
the Nebraska Federation of Garden
clubs. Mrs. Heineman specializes in
bird study and recently her knowl
edge of bird life has become Increas
ingly enormous. Miss Clementine
Woster. daughter of Mr. and Mrs
Clement Woster, rendered a number
of piano selections. Miss Sophie
Kracger was present and presented a
talk on her "Herbaceous Plants."
These plants are classed under the
Following the program the meet
ing wag adjourned until the fourth!
Wednesday in August when the'
Plattsmouth Garden club will again1
meet for another summer session.
VISITS OLD FRIENDS
Mrs. Nora Niday and daughter.
Donna, of Nebraska City, aiid Mr.
and Mrs. Wayne Fusner of Basin.
Wyoming, were guests this week at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tony
Klimm at Lewiston. Mrs. Fusner is a
daughter of Mrs. Niday.
243 Acres Improved Cass v County Farm
FRIDAY, AUG. 11, 1939
Sale will be Held at 2 P. M. in Cass Theatre, Plattsmouth
LEGAL DESCRIPTION The farm is legally described as the North
west quarter and the Weet half of the Northeast quarter NW4 and
"WV& of NEVi) of Section 6. Twp. 11. Range 14. East Rock Bluffs
Twp.. Cass county. Nebraska. THIS LAND lies smooth to rolling.
There are C5 acres of creek -pasture, running water in pasture,
which has never failed, also a good well, 11 acres prairie gram,
about 30 acres of new land. 25 acres in sweet clover, balance in
cultivation. The farm is well adapted to. diversified farming. It is
located near the Missouri river, where the corn crop looks good.
Three miles south of Plattsmouth. 2 hi miles east of Mynard, Nebr.
One-half mile to school. Known as C. J. Martin farm and has been
in the Martiu family the past SO years. IMPROVEMENTS consist of
seven room house, built of stone and brick; large bank bam. stone
construction, 48x26 feet: machine shed, and other out buildings.
Good wind break, some fruit trees, fenced and cross fenced.
You are invited to inspect this farm before the day of sale and
attend the Auction prepared to buy as THE FARM WILL POSI
TIVELY BE SOLD TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER. The deed has been
signed by both Mr. and Mrs. Charles' Martin and is held in escrow
by the Auctioneers. You make the price. Merchantable Abstract of
Title will be furnished. Terma: 10 of purchase price Trash ou day
of sale, an unpaid balance. Federal Land Bank Loan of approximate
ly $6,000 may be assumed by the purchaser. Final settlement on or
before December 1, 1939.
CHARLES L. MARTIN, Owner
6 Forke Bros., Lincoln, and Rex
EAST UNION ? SWINE CLUB
' The East Union Swine club met
at the home of Jo)in Clarence July
14 th. The meeting was called to
order by the president. The problem
was "Getting Pigs Ready for the
Show." All the'n'iernbers were pres
ent. The members planned to go to
Judging school at Lincoln July 18th.
Delicious refreshments were served
by Mrs. Loy Clarence.
The; next meeting will be held a
the home of Robert Kendall August
11th. ' ' '
On July 18th, the entire East
Union Swine club together with their
leader, went to Lincoln to the Judg
ing schoO. This proved to be a very
Interesting meeting: After the meet
ing they visited several places of in
terest, among which was the capitol
' News Reporter.
Mrs; Myrtle Mark, mother of Ham
ilton E. Mark of this city Is very
ill in .an Omaha hospital suffering
from a stroke that she had Wednes
day afternoon. ' ' '
: Mrs. Mark-was attending to her
dcily work when she complained of a
severe pain in her head and suddenly
fell to the floor, never gaining con
sciousness to be able to use her
speech. Mrs. Mark has been suffering
from very high blood pressure for
the past year. Mrs. Mark's present
condition is causing the family much
TAKING SHORT VACATION
Miss Edith Foster of Union, a
.'graduate nurse, and her nurse friend
Miss Neva Savage, they both being
employed at the same hospital in
Omaha, are at this time visiting in
the west, spending some time at
Estes Park, Yellowstone Park and
Colorado Springs. They are enjoy
ing a short vacation from their
AUTOS HAVE SMASHUP
rrom Friday TDally
Sheriff Joe Mrasek -was called out
In the west part of the county last
evening by an auto Wreck whih oc
curred on the highway three miles
north f Alvo. The car of Hoy Mc
Farland, a 1930 Chevrolet couple and
the car of Reece Williams of Alvo.
sideswiped. The cars were damaged
some but fortunately the occupants
VISITS WITH MOTHER
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Larson ot
Louisville were visiting iu Platts
mouth Thursday and also made a trip
to Union to visit with Mrs. L. G. Lar
son, mother of Ralph, also with Mr.
and Mrs. R. E. Foster and family 1
where Mrs. I .arson Is making
home at this time.
SEEING THE WEST
Miss Mary E. Foster of Omaha and
Miss Louise Foster of Union, daugh
ter of Mr, and Mrs." R. E. Foster, are
in the west seeing some of -the won-)
der's of Glacier National Park as well;
as enjoying the'coolne69 ot that re
gion during the excessively heated
LEAVES FOR HOME
Franklin SedlA left for his home
after having spent several weeks at
the country home of his uncle and
aunt. Mr. and Mrs. Max Vallery.
F'-nklin is getting- to be quite a,
helping hand and Max will miss his
1 chore boy. .
- '' t -y"
are Married at
Mrs. Ella Newell Stewart and Mr.
B. F. Wiles Were Wedded Jane
15th, It 13 Announced.
The marriage of two former well
known residents of Cass county is
announced, Mrs. Ella Newell Stewart
of Amazonia, Missouri, and Mr. B. V.
Wiles, who liaa also been making his
home in Missouri, being wedded at
Marysville, Missouri, on Thursday,
The bride is a daughter of the
late Hon. W. H. Newell and was born
and spent her younger years In this
community, later after her marriage
to W. E. Stewart, moving to Ama
zonia, where Mr. Stewart had large
quarry interests and here she has
sjnee made her home and since the
death of Mr. Stewart has been en
gaged in looking after her large busi
Mr. Wiles was one of the leading
farmers of this section for many years
and has In recent years been farming
ixi Missouri where he has been quite
, Both Mr. and Mrs. Wiles have
many friends here who will learn of
their marriage with the greatest of
PEKINESE PfjPS FOR SALE
Thoroughbred Pekinese pups, elig
ible for register. 5 or 6 weeks old.
711 Avenue C or call 428. Jy27-2tw
This Ad for Tnes. 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
nnd 3:00. Phone your order!
TEXAS NEW PACK
No. 2 Cans 2 fop "
No. "Carvr-s . . . fl-3
Ginger Snaps Qc
8pccial, per lb .
4&-lb. Bag W
White Daisy or 4 Art
Laro Pkg. ........ J
Corn Flakes U7c
2 Pkos. for -&
Pure Florida 1lc
Giant Can 4ll?
Good iize. Peck
344 Size. 2 D02.
Solid F.ed Ripe
4-oz. Pkgs. 2 for aj)w
Swiss, American. Pimento,
Sandwich Spread, or
Mild Sugar Cure
By the piece. Lb.
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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