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PLATTSXOUTH STTftTT - WEEXLY JOTTRXAL
THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 1939.
Death of Mrs.
Ada Ferris; Life
Member of One of the Pioneer
Families of the County Fun
eral Services Thursday.
From Thursdays Ia.n
The death of Mrs. Ada Ferris oc
curred last evening at the home ol
her danghter, Mrs. Carl Dooley, on
South Ninth street, where she fca?
been seriously ill for the past week
She has been in failing health for
the nast two rears but it was not
until the last week that her couii
tion had grown serious.
Ada Ferris was born February 2.
1S77 in Cass county near Murray
She was the daughter of Norman
and Minerva Slocum.
She was married to Alvin D. Ferris
in January 1902. To this union there
were five children born, two passing
away in infancy.
She leaves to mourn one daugh
ter and two sons. Mrs. Ethel Doolev,
Kenneth M. Ferris, both of Plaits
mouth and Mrs. Edward Clair For-
ris of Nebraska City; also six grand
children and a host of friends.
She lived on a farm near Murray
until eight years ago and since that
time has resided in Flattsmouth.
She was a member of the Cnrir
tian church in Murray and was a
member of the Royal Neighbors
The funeral services were held
this afternoon at 2:20 at the Horton
funeral home with a large number
of old friends attending. Rev. J. W.
Taenzler, pastor of the First Chris
tian church had charge of the ser
vices. The interment was at th
Eight Mile Grove cemetery.
TO ATTEND MARKET WEEK
From Monday's Dally
Miss Mathilde Soennichsen arri
Miss Elizabeth Hirz, of the H. M
Soennichsen Co., with Miss Emma
Hirz, departed this morning fo.
Kansas City, Missouri, where the
will spend a few days. The ladies
are attending the market week held
by the wholesale houses, a week
given over to the demonstrating of
the new goods for the fall nni winter
trade and which will be looked over
to secure new features for the Soen
nichsen store here.
LEAVE FOE OUTING
Sunday a party of Plattsmouth
ladies departed for the Ozarks and
the southwest to enjoy a short out
ing and visit many places of inter
est. Those comprising the party
were Miss Minnie Guthmann, Miss
Hazel Dovey, Mrs. IT. A. Schneider.
Mrs. F. R. Gobelman and Mrs. Fret
II. Mumm. Mrs. Mumm will stop it
"Wichita Falls. Texas, where she w-i!l
visit her son, Ira Mumm. The ladify
are anticipating a very pleasant out
ing and will cover much country be
fore their return.
SERVICE CALL AT GLENW00D
From Tueaay' Daily
Elmer Webb was called to Glen
wood last evening to do some repair
work on the linotype in the office of
the Opinion. The machine had quit
erly in the day, and it being press
dry, the operator was sent to Silver
City to set part of the type on the
mrchine there, until repairs could
he made to their own machine. It
was going by nine o'clock and the
paper got to press about midnight,
many hours late.
WHEN yon sell your cream to
the buyer for an outside con
cern, you get the money for
it and the buyer gets his
commission. The Cream goes
to a distant city.
WHEN you sell it to us, 50U
get at least as much for it
and the cream stays here in
Plattsmouth, providing not
only a small profit for us as
the buyer, but furnishing
work to local people in the
processing of same!
HELP rs build a better market
for your Produce and give
more people employment by
bringing us the Cream need
ed to operate at capacity. A
growing demand for CASCO
Butter enables us to handle
all the Cream and other farm
produce we can get, at high
est cash prices.
LOWER MAIN St. PHONE 94
Trom Monday's Dally
Mr. and Mrs. William Woolcot
entertained at a small dinner party
at their home Sunday in honor cl
Mr. and Mrs. Richard McNiff, the
former a nephew of Mrs. Woolcot t
The young people were married in
Wilber just recently and arrived in
Plattsmouth yesterday morning to
spend the day with the Woolcotta
The dinner was served at high noor
Mrs. Woolcott being unassisted In
the preparations and serving.
Summer now'ers served as the
decorative scheme of the Woolcott
home; the dining table containing
a huge wedding cake as Its center
Out-of-town guests at the dmuc-
included Miss Margaret McNiff ol
St. Louis, Mo., Mrs. D. R. Gould,
mother of Mrs. Woolcott. Mr. and
Mrs. H. T. McNiff. parents of tho
groom, of Lincoln.
Prom Tuesday' Daily
Hold Family Gathering
ine nome 01 wiuiam u. Meislr.jrer
on North 7th street was the scene
of a very pleasant gathering of the
relatives on Sunday afternoon and
evening to spend the day with theii
brother and uncle. Mr. Meisingei
has Just recently had the home re
decorated and fixed up for the winter
season and which made a very pleas
ant setting for the family party.
Those who were here for the gather
ing were Mr. and Mrs. Louis G. Mei-
singer of this city, Mr. and Mrs. EC
G. Meisiuger and daughter. Donna,
of Mynard, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Mei-
singer and family ot Greenwood.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cameron. Ceresco.
Nebraska, and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard
Stoehr and family, Cullom.
Honored on Birthday
Monday was the birthday anni
versary of Mrs. J. H. Hallstrom, one
of the long time residents of Platts
mouth, the occasion bein? verj
pleasantly observed in a family parly
at the home on South 9th street. El
mer Hallstrom. her son, with b
children, Corrlne, Jack and Tom
came up from Avoca and were pc-
companied by Catherine Mae Sin-
delar of Lake Worth, Florida. The
members of the party came with
well laden baskets to help provide
the surprise birthday dinner. Mr.
and Mrs. James G. Mauzy and James,
Jr., of this city were assisting in the
family party. Mrs. Hallstron nas
made her home here for the past
fifty years and her many friends will
join in their best wishes for many
more such pleasant anniversaries.
From Wednesday's Daily-
Mrs. Val Burkel Hostess
The Tuesday afternoon semi
monthly pinochle club met yesterday
afternoon with Mrs. Val Burkel. Two
guests, Mrs. William Schmidtmann,
Sr. and Mrs. Mockenhaupt, were pres
ent; they substituted for Mrs. J. C
Petersen, who is vacationing In Min
nesota, and Mrs. Fred Mumm, who is
down in Wichita Falls, Texas, visit-
ng her son.
Prizes for the highest pinochle
scores were given to Mrs. vwiiiani
Schmidtmann. Sr. and Mrs. John
Assisted by Miss Beverly Ann Car
ter, the hostess served a lovelv
V. Hatts Entertain
Mr. and Mrs. John V. Hatt served
as host and hostess at a iareweii
dinner party last evening in lonor
of Mrs. G. A. Gauthier and Captain
Alvin Palmer of Seattle. Washing
ton. The dinner party was held at
heir home on Pearl street and was
served at 6 o'clock by the hostess as
sisted by her daughters. Misses Ruth
Ann and Mary Jean Hatt.
Guests at the dinner inalude-l Mis3
Florence Wiles, Lincoln; Miss Gerda
Peterson, Plattsmouth; Mrs. Jaci.
Hatt, Seattle. Washington: Mrs
Genevieve Palmer, Minneapolis: and
the guests of honor. Captain Alvin
Palmer and Mrs. G. A. Gauthier of
The honored couple, accompanied
by Mrs. Genevieve Palmer, left today
for their home in the northwest, after
an extended visit with friends and
relatives in Plattsmouth and nearby
Mrs. Terryberry Honored
At the home of Mrs. Lucile Terry
berry a group of neighbors gathered
LAND, FARM and
Alfalfa seed; nice quality seed,
high test. $16.50 per bushel. Also
have some hedge posts for sale at
25c each. See or call Rueben Mel
singer, Platts. Phone 4404.
on Tuesday evening, August 8th
as a surprise to help celebrate Mrs
Terryberry's birthday. Mrs. Terry
berry was unaware of the surprist
until their arrival when the tooted
their horn and began wishing her a
The evening was spent playing
cards, singing, and games. Later in
the evening ice cream and cake "was
served which was brought by the
guests. A lovely birthday cake
baked by Mrs. Terryberry. "was
Guests present at the occasion in
eluded Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Hild and
children, Leroy, Herbert, Betty, and
Dale, Mr. and Mrs. John Alexen and
children. Elmer. Irene. Marie, and
Betty. Ivar Bomberg. Mr. and Mrs
Herman Henning and son, Harlan
Andrew Alexen. and the guest of
honor. Mrs. Lucile Terryberry and
her children, Donald and Mary.
Observes 11th Birthday
Mrs. William Lindner entertained
eight young ladies at her home at
202 South 16th street Tuesday after
noon. The occasion was in honor ot
her daughter. Miss Mary Ann Lind
ner, who oBServed the passinsr 01
her eleventh birthday anniversary
The guests three of them neighbor
girls and the others members of the
Presbyterian church Sunday schooi
class arrived with neatly wrapped
nackaeres which thev resented to
the guest of honor as tokens of con
Pink and white served as the color
scheme for the decorations at the
Lindner home. A birthday cake
baked by the guest of honor's moth-
er, served as tne centerpiece or sat
The guests amused themselves by
playing a number of games Misses
Shirley Martin and Shirley Chamber
lain receiving the prizes. Favors w ere
also passed during the course of the
At the close of the afternoon, her
mother, assisted by her two aunts.
Mrs. Vincent Kelley and Miss Mar
garet Mrasek served refreshments.
Present at the party were Missea
Shirley Martin. Shirley Chamberlain,
Marilyn Johnson, Gertrude Harris
Dorothy Warga, Joan Duda, Jose
phine Sedlak, Rose Marie Prohaska,
Mrs. Vincent Kelley, Miss Margaret
Mrasek, and the guest of honor
Mary Ann Lindner and her mother,
Mrs. William Lindner; grand
mother, Mrs. Joseph Mrasek.
Recent Newlyweds Feted
Following their marriage vnicr
ocourred on Saturday evening. July
15, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cotting-
ham. the latter formerly Miss Anna
Mary McMaken, are being feted ai
many parties and showers by a num
ber of their friends. Two showers.
one in the country and the other in
the city, were given.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lancaster
and Mr. and Mrs. Gomer Worthac
tendered a personal shower in honor
of the newlyweds on Friday, August
at the latter's home in the coun
try near Murray. Sixteen youn,j peo
ple were present at the occasion
Shelton Smith, George Thompson,
Joe Hoschar, Harley Cottlngham
Bert Worthan, Raymond Lancaster,
Alice Campbell, Aubrey Zeck, BeuKh
Mae Beins, Lavern Cottingham, Lcla
Baxter. Gomer Worthan, Mrs. Kjj
mond Lancaster, Mrs. Gomer Wor
than, and the guests of honor, Mr.
and Mrs. Kenneth Cottingham.
Prizes were awarded and Mrs
Gomer Worthan and Bert Worthan
received them. The bride and groom
of three weeks were showered with
many gifts as pleasant remembrances
of the happy party that was given
in their honor. The evening wae
concluded with refreshments served
by the hostesses, Mrs. Ruby Lan
caster and Mrs. Edythe Worthan.
"Heavy Showers" fell last evening
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rae
McMaken, parents of Mrs. Cotting
ham. when three of Mrs. CoUIng
ham's closest friends Misses Kath
leen Nolte, Rosemary Steppatt, and
Vivian Warner entertained it
miscellaneous shower. Eighteen in
all, including the guest of honor,
hostesses, and the guest of honor's
mother, Mrs. Rae McMaken, gather
ed in the Coronado apartment to
honor their high school classmate
Those present at the shower were
Misses Opal Byers, Dorothea Fulton.
Maxine Neilsen, Mary McCarroll,
Shirley Jacobs. Kathleen Nolte, Ruth
Ann Hatt, Betty Jasper, Mary Alice
Ault, Kathryn Tschirren, Eleanor
Giles, Rosemary Steppatt, Alice Jayne
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Grosshans. Vivian Warner. Rachael
McMaken, Mary Jane Kvapil, Mrs
Rae McMaken. and the guest 01
honer, Mrs. Anna Mary Cottingham
The evening was spent in playing
a number of the bridal games and
Misses Mary Alice Ault, Rachael Mc
Maken. and Maxine Neilsen were
awarded the prizes for the highest
scores. Preceding the luncheon
which was served by the hostesses
assisted by Mrs. McMaken and which
climaxed the evening's entertain
ment, the guest of honor opened and
displayed the many household gifts
that she received from her guests.
VACATIONING IN MINNESOTA
Mr. and Mrs. Roy W. Knorr. Bill
and Jean, departed yesterday morn
ing for Henning, Minn., where they
will spend a most delightful ten day
vacation at fcanaas Beach.
Other Plattsmouth folks who are
vacationing there at the present
time include Air. and Mrs. Henry
Stark john, who own a cottage there;
the Frank Cloidt family and the
Charles Peterson family. All of the
latter went up a week ago.
The Knorr3 have taken a cottage!
near that owned by the Starkjohns
and were looking forward to BomeP"1?- arove to aiacy, ieDrasKa. nr
RETIRES FROM STATION
Robert Rummel, who for the part
four years has been the lessee and
operator of the local service station
of the Continental Oil Co., is retMns
from the station and expects to take
up other lines of activity. Mr. Rum
mel has been a very efficient and ac
commodating manager of the station
and his friends will regret to see him
step out of the- active management
TOM SEDLAKS RETURN HOME
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Sedlak and
daughter, Joetta, who have been in
Plattsmouth for the past week visit
ing w ith Mr. Sedlak's parents, Mr
and Mrs. Michael Sedlak as well rs
other relatives, returned to their
home in Sedalla, Mo., Sunday eve
ning. The son, Donald, remained
here for another week's visit before
going back to Missouri.
LEAVE FOR OUTING
From Monday's Dally
Mr. and Mrs. Edward G. Ofe
parted this morning for their sum
mer outing and which will take the
rest of the month in a motor trp
through the west to San Francisco
and the world's fair and thence
home. They are making the tri-)
leisurely and will enjoy visits at the
many places 'of Interest along the
FOOT PLACED IN CAST
Mrs. August Kopp, who suffered
severe injury to her left foot as
the result of a fall that she was a
ictlm of several days ago. is recuper
ating at her home on South Ninth
street after having her foot placed
in a cast. The Injured memner
showed a broken bone just above
the ankle had resulted and It wat
necessary to have the foot placed in
RECOVERING FROM BURNS
Mrs. Charles Tasler, who was se
verely burned a few weeks ago, is
now recovering very rapidly at tne
KanI hospital at Omaha. The burns
which were very severe have healed
to a great extent and it Is hoped
that In a short time she may be able
to return home to recuperate from
the effects of the injuries.
- OUR PLATTSMOUTH CLINIC IS BEING HELD
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 16th
One Member of Each Family Given an
Examination Absolutely Free!
If you have any questions concerning your health, we will be glad to
see you during this clinic and will tell you about your condition!
Tell your friends of this opportunity to obtain a FREE HEALTH
EXAMINATION without obligation to them on this scientific in
strument An expert technician will explain it all to them.
At the Plattsmouth Hotel, Plattsmouth
Clinic Hours 10 A. M. to 5 P. M.
DR. JOHN P. JOHNSTON, D. C.
BRING THIS AD WITH YOU!
About sixty-five descendants of the
late Oliver and Sarah Ward gather
ed at Bethany Park In Lincoln on
Sunday, July 30, for their annual re
Mr. and Mrs. vvard settled near
Plattsmouth in 1863 and were among
the sturdy pioneers who, while work
Ing hard to make a living, took time
to instill in the minds of their chll
dren high ideals of Americanism.
Tribute was paid to Mrs. Emily
WarC Sayles who was the oldest
member present. She will be 89 years
old in August. Charles Ward ot
Elmwood was also honored. He was
the only other direct descendant
A male chorus rendered a splendid
Impromptu program of religious and
patriotic songs. Plans were made for
another meeting on the last Sunday
of July In 1940, at the same park.
ATTEND INDIAN P0W WOW
Sunday County Treasurer and
Mrs. John E. Turner and daughter
Dorothy Jean and Dale Nearhooo
with Mrs. Lora Lloyd Kieck, coun
y superintendent and Marilyn and
the annual Indian pow-wow. The
Indians make thi3 a great event with
their tribal customs and ceremonies
and which attracts many thousands
from all parts of the country. They
also stopped to visit friends at
Thurston and Emerson, Nebraska.
RETURN FROM THE WEST
James Jones and Elmore Urink
returned Saturday afternoon from s
week's outing in the west, spending
a very pleasant time in the moun
tain sections of Wyoming. Tccy
visited at Casper for a time and latei
enjoyed several days in the Big Horn
mountains,, guests of Eugene M
Nair, the young men having a great
deal of success in their fishing in
the mountain streams.
RETURNS FROM HOSPITAL
From Tuenday'a Darty
Mrs. Carl Potschies and little
daughter returned to their horn;
yesterday following several doys cl
recuperation at the St. Joseph hos
pital where the little one was br rn.
The mother and daughter are im
proving very nicely and their return
home brinsrs the ereatest ot Joy
the father as well as other meinb.s
of the family.
RETURNS FROM HOSPITAL
Mrs. George W. Olson, who has
been at Omaba for the past several
weeks undergoing a very severe op
eration, has so far recovered that
Bie was able to return home. Mrs.
Olson is feeling much improved and
it is thought that the operation will
give her permanent relief from the
very severe il?ness.
VISIT AT LINCOLN
Mr. and Mrs. Searl S. Davis and
30ns. stepnen ana uorbin and aaugn-
ter, Elizabeth, were at Lincoln Sun
day. They visited with Mrs. Mary
M. Davis, mother of Mr. Davis and
with Mrs. Fannie Crosser, who is now
making her home at Lincoln.
VISITS AT KEARNEY
Leslie Potts of Nebraska City was
visiting for the week end In Kear
ney with his wife who is taking
treatments at the hospital there,
finding her in the best of health.
The daughter, Barbara, is spend
ing a week with her grandparents.
at Dunbar while Mr. Potts was away.
LEAVE FOR MISSOURI
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence McKin
nev and daughter, accompanied by
Mrs. McKinney's mother, Mrs. Re?
and Mrs. Josephine Janda. left Mon
day evening for Waverly, Missouri
where the McKinneys will spend the
next several days visiting with Mrs
McKinney's parents. While en route
to Waverly, they left Mrs. Janda o!"
at Kansas city, .Missouri wnere h.e
will spend the next week or ten
days visiting with her son, Raphael
Janda and family.
WILL UNDERGO TRANSFUSION
From Tuesday's Daily-
Mrs. Robert Fitch, Jr., who Is r'.
the St. Joseph hospital at Omahc
was given another blood transfusion
today at the hospital. Mrs. Fitc!. . 'r
doing very well but still suffers fiom
the loss of blocd and which it '.a
necessary to replace.
COUPLE UNDERGOES OPERATION
A Plattsmouth mother and ni
daughter were operated on for the
removal of their tonsils. . jev were
Mrs. James Rogers and her daugh
ter. Miss Gloria Rogers,, and are siid
to be improving rapidly from the
effects of the operation.
I May We
vviiii 1 our jrouiiry rroDiems:
We will examine your ailing birds and help you decide how best to
treat them. We will help you with problems of housing or sanita
tion. We will cull out your non-producers. For 100 pounds or more,
our truck will call with new, accurate weighing equipment, weigh
your poultry and pay TOP PRICES at your door, thus saving you
the shrink and a lot of extra work. We carry a complete line of
Poultry Remedies and the finest Feeds and Supplements made!
MAY WE HAVE YOUR POULTRY BUSINESS?
Day Phone 107 PLATTSMOUTH Nights, 107-W-2
Ad for Plattsmouth,
PHONE 93 and
Cider or White
Reg. or Drip, 1
Ib. Tin or Jar
MULLEN'S MEAT DEPAnTMEHY
Phone 95 and 93. We have Four Deliveries Daily
8:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
BEEF ROAST, extra fancy quality, lb lCe"
PORK BUTT ROAST (Fresh), lb 1Z$
PORK BRAINS, lb 10
5 lb. Box
HAMBURGER, fresh cut,
LEG OF LAMB, lb
LAMB CHOPS, lb
PURE PORK SAUSAGE,
WE ALSO HAVE
Cold Meats Dressed Poultry - Dill and Sweet Pickles
LAD CUTS WRIST
Lonnie "Junior" Duncan, son 1
Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Duncan who
reside on Granie street, suffered a
severe gash on his right wrist Mon
day afternoon when, while playirs
with a number of neighbor fri'n!?,
he slashed it with a hatchet. The
slash was such that an artery wn
cut and he -was immediately hurried
to the office of Dr. R. P. We?tov-r
where three stitches were necessary
to close the wound.
FINED ON GAME LAW CHARGES
Rex Gordon and Ray Houser. toth
of Lincoln, were arraigned in tne
court of Justice C. L. Graves late
Tuesday on the charge of having
been fishing in the lakes at Lou'
ville with lines that curried more
than five hooks In violation of tnt
state law. The complaint was made
by C. W. Shafer, a state conservation
officer. The defendants were 'ach
fined flO and costs.
TIE El MITES
Flying Ants lead to Termites!
Termites Destroy Property
i;v kxtmi:mkly LOW PHirES
See E. J. Richey
FrI., Sat., August 11-12
95 WE DELIVER
SUNKIST, 300 Size
Fresh, Juicy. Doz
I FTTHPF Sond- Cris ceberg C.
Lkl lUUb Good size Heads, each... 3 C
OMAR, the Blue Ribbo
Flour. 48-lb. Bag .
7 JAR CAPS B'iKSK&.V'dJK-.IOc
Ann. No. 2 54 Can,
nnnnn 4-T,e- par,or q"1 Ac
UllUULJD Green Handle, each . . .4.3C
PRESERVES r-T alr?J'5bcVrZ.b..49c
Large. 6 for. .
More and more people are finding out that
we feature Quality Food Products at a low
cost. A trial order will convince you, too,
that every day is Food Value Day at Joe's
New-Way. Trade here regularly and save!
Farmers Bring Us Your Eggs
2 lbs 25$
A FULL LINE OF
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