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MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 1939.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
Prom Thursday's Dally
Macy Guests Here
Mr. and Mrs. II. A. Hughson have
had as their guests the first of the
week Mrs. May Xiday and daughter,
Community Building Club
ELECTED AUGUST 12
Dcwitt T. Cooper. $50.00 Not Paid
Mrs. Faye Spidell$50.00 Not Paid
William Swande $25.00 Not Paid
Mrs. Norma Donat$25.00 PAID
$50 - $50 - $25
Pork Liver j c
Young, Tender, lb Ww
Freshly Ground SJf
Beef Cuts. 2 lbs AP
Lean Bulk 4tlc
2 lbs. for
Choice Lean, lb 15
End Cuts, lb 12
Baked Loaves. Lb
or KING BOLOGNA 4Q
Selected Per lb. 24?"
Sunrise Fresh, Fluffy
U. S. Grade No. 1 Utah
Ring Packed . Wf
Full Bush. Bskt. 9A V
Quart Bskt, 15 C
Fancy Calif. Thompson Seed
less or Bed Malaga
Large Cluster 7lif
U. S. No. 1 Porto 9?p
Bicans 4 lbs. 2)
Fresh, Solid, Green
Extra Fancy Calif. Mountain
46-lb. Case, $2.69 Q2f
Large Square "ffCO
Basket, 49; Quart JIl?
Jar KUDDers H Iftc
Beg. Pkgs. - 3 for.
Carton of Dozen
Pioneer Vacuum Packed
l-lb. Glass Jar dtP
2 for Igc
Fine Granulated Beet
PINEAPPLE -fl Ac
GEMS, 14-oz. Cans JLw
ZL 5 for 29c
Ad for Plattsmouth, Tues.,
Wed., August 15-16
Right to Limit Quantities
Dorothy of Union, and Franklin
Irene and Mary Sherwood, of Macy,
Nebraska, nephew and nieces of Mr.
Hughson. The Macy party are now
at Union to Visit 'the relatives In
Hold Farewell Party
A number of young ladies, close
friends of Miss Florence Lowpon
gathered at the Methodist church
parsonage Wednesday afternoon and
held a get-togrether party which also
Rprved as a farewell party in honor
of Miss Cowson who will leave Aug
ust 23 for Bryan Memorial hospital
Guests Dresent v included Misses
Janet and Ruth Westover. Billy Syl
vester, Aileen and Ruth Lowson, Mr.
Sara Barrett, and the guest of honor,
Miss Florence Lowson.
Group singing was held, Miss Ruth
Westover serving as the accompanist,
and the afternoon was concluded
with the serving of a lunch by Mrs.
J. C. Lowson.
Campbell Beunion Held
Mrs. O. J. Harmon and son Ralph
from Topeka, Kansas and Miss Manda
Castle from Bennett, Colo., have
been in the city the past week, visit
ing at the home of their uncle and
aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Campbell
and other relatives.
Sunday, August 6th a Campbell
family reunion picnic was held at
the beautiful river side home of
Grandma Beil's. Some SO cf the
relatives and friends were there.
The day was spent in visiting and
playing games. All departed for their
homes in the evening feeling they
had come to the end of a perfect day.
Mrs. Harmon and son and Miss
Castle departed for their home Aug
ust 7, having had a most enjoyable
M. W. A. Picnic Held
The Modern Woodman Association
members from a number of cities,
towns, and districts motored to Lin
coln Sunday, August C to attend the
state-wide picnic of the organization
which was held at Capitol Beach.
Everyone came with picnic baskets
of food, which they enjoyed at the
noon hour. Numerous entertainment
was afforded those present. A display
of drills, which was given by four
different camps, was demonstrated
during the course of the afternoon.
In the evening a dancing party was
held, and this feature proved to be
very popular as hundreds attended it.
Plattsmouth people who represent
ed the local organization by their at
tendance were Mr. and Mrs. Kdgar
Newton, Mr. and Mrs. Clem Woster.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Vincent, and Mr.
and Mrs. O. E. Finnefrock.
From Friday iJany
Laura Meisinger Entertains
Miss Laura Meisinger entertained
the members of the Delta Deck bridge
club at the Robert Cappell home
last evening. Mrs. Cappell was the
The prize for the highest score
v. as r warded to Mrs. L. W. Egenber
ccr; the second prize went to Miss
Luiira Meisinger; and the third prize
wa. received by Mrs. Thomas Wall
ing. The evening was topped off with
n luncheon served by the hostess as
sisted by Mrs. Cappell.
Surprised on Birthday
Thursday was the fifth birthday
of Mary Catherine, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. George Mumm, of south of
the city and the event was very fit
tingly observed. Mrs. George Mumm
with Mary Catherine and Wilma were
visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
James E. Warga. and found on their
arrival that Mrs. Warga had ar
ranged a very pleasant birthday sur-
WHEN you 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, you
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 us 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 CASC0
Butter enables us to handle
all the Cream and other farm
. produce we can get, at high
est cash prices.
LOWER MAIN Sr. PHONE 94
prise for Mary Catherine. A delight
ful luncheon was served and featured
an angel food cake with Its five can
dles. In honor of the event the little
guest of honor received many very at
Announce Coming Marriage
Mr. and Mrs. Anton F. Sabatka
of Weston announce the approaching
marriage of their daughter," Miss
Bess Helen Sabatka, on September 11
to Edward J. Baburek, son of Mr.
and .Mrs. Joseph W. Baburek ol
Omaha. The ceremony will be held
at St. John's church In Weston.
The bride-elect is a graduate of
the College of St. Mary. Her fiance
was a graduate from the Creighton
university school of law. The groom
is a nephew of Mrs. Adolph Koubek
and Mrs. Frank Lepert of this city
and is well known among a large
number here. Included among the
cousins of the young man who live
in Plattsmouth are James and Phil
lip Lepert, Frank Koubek. Misses
Antionette and Lillian Koubek, and
Mrs. John V. Svoboda.
W.F.M.S. Presents Program
The Women's Foreign Missionary
society of the First Methodist church
met at the parsonage at 2 o'clock
Thursday afternoon and then pro
ceeded to the Masonic Home where
they presented a program to resi
dents of the Home. The ladies were
to have election of officers and other
business, but all of thi3 was post
poned until a later date.
A candlelight service was held
and the participants in this religious
service were Misses Jean Hayes,
Florence Lowson, Mrs. Marjorie Am
Speece of Rennet, Nebraska, Mrs. Rae
McMaken. Mrs. Edgar Glaze, and
Mrs. Robert Hayes. The society was
fortunate in having with them on
the program a distinguished guest.
Miss Waquine Seltzer, daughter of
Mrs. May Seltzer who are
vacationing at the Hallie B. Perry
home. The Kentucky guest rendered
a beautiful solo, "The Holy C.'ty."
Mrs. Walter Speece serving as her
accompanist. A reading, "Where Is
Thy Diadem," was given by Mrs.
J. C. Lowson. Miss Jean Hayes sang
"From Day to Day" by Hamblen,
and Mrs. Robert Hayes and Mrs. Ed
gar Glaze gave the beautiful hymn.
"Jesus Lover of My Soul," Mrs
Speece also serving as their accom
panist. Mrs. Ed Thimgan gave a
reading. "On the Old Violin."
In the candlelight service the
Paduca. Kentucky guest, Miss Wa
quine Seltzer served as the accom
panist. Entertain for Mrs. Reed
On Thursday afternoon the pleas
ant home of Mrs. James G. Mauzy on
South Ninth street was the scene of
a very charming covered dish lunch
con and bridge arranged by friends
of Mrs. Robert G. Reed. Mrs. Reed
is to leave soon for her future home
in Denver and the ladies joined in
this farewell as a token of the warm
friendships that have been enjoyed
by the members of the party. Mrs.
Reed was given a handkerchief
shower by the friends as a part of
The home was very attractively
arranged with the bright colored
flowers of the late summer that add
ed a very pleasing touch.
Following the luncheon the ladies
enjoyed bridge as a diversion and in
which first honors were won by Mrs.
Mauzy and Mrs. Walter Tritsch se
cured the second honors.
In entertaining: Mrs. Mauzy was
assisted by her mother, Mrs. John H
The invited guests were Mrs
Theodore Ptak, Mrs. George J.
Jaeger, Mrs. Herb Schuetz, Mrs. W
S. Eaton. Mrs. M. A. Webb, Mrs.
Neville Hodson. Mrs. W. V. Ryan,
Mrs. Emmons J. Richey, Mrs. Robert
Reed, Mrs. H. L. Gayer, Mrs. Russell
Kunz.Mrs. Philip Hirz. Mrs. M. D.
Brown, Mrs. John Sattler, Jr., Mrs.
Fred Bourck, Mrs. Ruth Soennichsen.
Mrs. Carl Ofe, Mrs. Irma Begley of
LAND, FARM and
Immediate opening for man with car.
Direct selling to farmers Iowa and
Eastern Nebraska territory. Full
time year-round employment. No in
vestment. Man selected can earn
while training around $150 month
ly. Write fully, giving experience and
age. Address Salesmanager, P. O.
Box No. 292. Des Moines, Iowa.
The residence of the late Mr. and
Mrs. William Oliver. Possession Sept.
1st. See Mrs. Harry Henton. ltw
seed; nice quality seed.
$15.00 per bushel. Also
have some hedge
25c each. See or
posts for sale at
call Rueben Mei
singer, Platts. Phone
H. Bernhardt, Mrs.
From Saturday's Daily
Miss Beverly Ann Carter of Oma
ha, who is summering here with her
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. L. B.
Egenberger, entertained last evening
at a 6 o'clock luncheon at the. Egen
berger home. After the delightful
repast the members of the group
were guests of Miss Carter at the
Cass theatre for the evening. Those
attending were Rachael McMaken,
Charlotte' Jaeger, Beverly Suttcn and
Entertains for Guest
Friday Miss Shirley Jacobs was
hostess at a very pleasant 6 o'clock
dinner party honoring Miss Mary
Louise Walton, of Onawa, her
house guest.' The members of the
party were school friends and asso
ciates of Miss Walton in the lime
that she had made Plattsmouth her
home. The occasion was very pleas
ant and enjoyed to the utmost by the
group of young friends. Those who
attended were Alyce Jane and Cath
erine Grosshans, Shirley Mason,
Margaret Ann Pitz. Helen Hiatt,
Mary Helen Dill, and Miss Jacobs.
Give Fine Recital
Last evening at the rehearsal of
the Methodist choir a very pleasant
treat was afforded the members in
the presence of Miss Waquine Selt
zer of Paducah, Kentucky, who with
her mother, Mrs. May Seltzer and
Mr. and Mrs. Neil Seltzer, are guests
at the H. B. Perry home. Miss Selt
zer gave several delightful vocal
numbers that were enjoyed very
much as she has a lovely voice and
is a soloist at the First Christian
church at Paducah.
After the choir service the Perry
family and their guests were invited
to the home of Rev. and Mrs. J. C.
Lowson where they enjoyed a very
charmingly arranged luncheon.
Friday was the birthday anniver
sary of little Comma Ann Kelly,
small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rob
ert Kelly, and In honor of the anni
versary a very happy gathering of
little folks was held at the heme Fri
The time was spent in games and
which brought a great deal of fun
to the little folks and the guest of
honor presented with many attrac
tive gifts. At a suitable hour dainty
refreshments were served.
Those who attended- the event
were: Darlene ana. jimmie iieising.
Marilyn Galland, Bruce Jacobs, Ger
ald and Gerald ine Wood. Robert and
John Kelly. Those from out of town
here were Dorothy May, Albert, Jim
mie, and Betty Ann Taylor, Mrs.
James Taylor and Mrs. Jess Taylor,
all of LaPlatte.
To Entertain Superintendents
Mrs. Lora Lloyd Kieck, Cass coun
ty superintendent ' of schools will
have a number of distinguished visi
tors at her home at 412 South 12th
'treet over the week end. Two of the
four invited guests are unable to be
tiere for the party arranged by Mrs.
Kieck. Those here are Mrs. Edith
Greer, Richardson county superin
tendent; and Mrs. Viola Weather
field. Nemaha county superintendent.
The former is from Falls City and
'he latter from Auburn. The invited
guests unable to be here are Mrs.
Mary Clark, Tawnee county super
intendent, and Mrs. Anton Clark
Wagner of Tecumseh, Johnson coun
Tomorrow Mrs. Kieck will enter
tain at a steak dinner and the ma
jor portion of the day will be spent
at the Merritt Beach. The guests will
leave for, their homes Sunday eve
ning. Mrs. Greer's two sons and and Mrs.
Weatherfield's daughter. Miss Rosa
Lee are also here visiting with the
From Friday's rft!lr
Mrs. Bessie Nichols and son, Wll
lard, of Omaha, came Thursday to
visit Mrs. Nichols' aunt. Mrs. Mary
nnmstt whr hat lieen seriously ill
the past week.
Mrs. Carl Mathieson of Sioux City,
who has been visiting with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. William Rice, Sr.,
returned to her home this morning.
We are in the Market for
Springs Special Prices
Open Every Evening
Bring In Your Produce!
Conveniently Located 5th and Main
Center of Business Section
Omaha, Mrs. E.
County Boy Laid
to Rest Tuesday
Youngest Son of Well Known and
Prominent Cass County Farm
ers, Dies August 5th.
Edwin Julius Engelkemler, young
est son of Mr. and Mrs. George
Fngelkemier of Atwood, Colorado,
was born on April 17, 1923 near
Murray, Nebraska. While a youth
Edwin moved to Colorado with his
parents where he has made his home
until his Seath.
The young man had taken sudden
ly ill and was rushed to the hospital
in Sterling, Colorado and it was
there that he passed away on Sat
urday, August 5 from the result of
an abscessed brain.
Besides his grief-stricken parents,
he leaves to mourn his death two
sisters and one brother; grandmoth-i
er, Mrs. John Albert of this city;
as well as a number of uncles, aunts
and cousins, many residing In this
Funeral services were held from
the Wyman mortuary Tuesday after
noon, August 8. Following the ser
vices the interment was made in
the cemetery at Sterling. Colorado.
Those relatives from Plattsmouth
who attended the funeral of their
lC-year-old nephew and cousin were
Messrs. Henry and Phillip Albert,
Miss Margaret Albert, Mr. and Mrs.
Jake Kraeger, Henry Engelkemier,
and Elizabeth Engelkemler.
FALLS INTO HANDS OF LAW
Wednesday evening Officers Pick
rell and Johnson arrested a man
who gave his name as George Baker,
formerly residing in Nevada but now
a resident here. rne man was
charged by the police with Intoxi
cation. This morning he was ar
raigned before Judge C. L. Graves
on the charge. To the court the de
fendant stated that he had been at
Sabetha, Kansas, and had also stop
ped at Auburn and along the jour
ney's way had acquired a goodly load
of strong spirits that caused him to
be picked up. He was given a fine of
$10 and costs and remanded to the
police to serve out his sentence. j
SECURE MARRIAGE LICENSES
Marriage licenses were issued Wed
nesday afternoon at the court house
to Ervin Henry Albert of Louisville.
Ron of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Albert
of that place and Doris Marie Par
sell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray
W. Parsell, of Elmwood. They will
be married Sunday at Elmwood.
. Licenses were also issued to Paul
Edward Green and Margaret Lucille
Shogren and Donald John Tlustos
and Esther Elizabeth Shogren, all of
Louisville. The two ladies are daugh
ters of Mr. and Mrs. John Shogren,
VISITING IN COLORADO
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bourck and
two daughters, Marilyn and Phyllis.
are vacationing at the present timei
In the Colorado country. In a mes-j
sage received by Miss Margaret!
Mrasek the Plattsmouth people are
in Denver and are spending an en
joyable ; time sightseeing and visit
ing. The Bourck family left for their
trip on Wednesday, August 2 and will
return home some time the latter
part of this week or the fore part of
HAS REAL CURIOSITY
The gardeners at the Nebraska
Masonic Home while digging pota
toes Wednesday came upon a potato
that is unusual in form and would
be a good specimen to add to the Rip
ley "Believe It or Not" collection.
The potato is formed in perfect imi
tation of the clenched left fist of a
person and has excited much com
ment from those who had the oppor
tunity of seeing It.
GUESTS AT SMOCK HOME
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Coding left
for their home in Dix, Nebraska..
Tuesday following a two-days' visit
In Plattsmouth with Mr. and Mrs.
J. J. Smock and family. Their daugh
ter. Miss Juanita Goding was a guest
of Mr. and Mrs. William Henrichsen,
Jr. daring their stay here. The Dix
residents came Sunday.
ATTEND MIDGET RACES
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jacobs of
this city with Mr. and Mrs. Pat
Spenser of Omaha were at Lincoln
Friday evening where they attended
the midget auto races and visited
with friends for a few hours.
Misses Helen and Augusta Lau and
John- Lau of Louisville were In
Plattsmouth Wednesday attending to
ENJOYING VACATION TRIP
Marie Horn and Beatrice Bever
age,! accompanied by Robert Gaines,
son of Mrs. Lucille Gaines, and Miss
Mary Lou Killey of Decatur, Illinois
left Wednesday morning at 3:30 for
Illinois and Missouri, where they
will spend a week vacationing. They
accompanied 'Misg Killey, who has
been in Plattsmouth for the last two
weeks visiting with her grandpar
ents, Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Horn, home.
They will visit in Springfield, Illi
nois; then travel to St. Louis, Mis
souri before returning to Platts
mouth. CATCH BOYS IN MELONS
From Saturday's Dally
Last evening Sheriff Joe Mrasek
and Deputy Sheriff Emery Doody,
were called out into the country west
of this city by the report that a
watermelon patch of one of the farm
ers was being raided. The officers
were on the job in a few moments
and overhauled one of the boys be
fore he could make a getaway. The
youth was brought in and questioned
and while no charges have been filed
so far it is expected that the other
members of the party will be ques
tioned in the matter.
VISIT AT MASONIC HOME
Monday afternoon Oscar Crumbliss
and wife of Omaha and their son,
Roscoe and wife of Surprise came to
visit Sam Barrett and A. S. Schaf
man. They are old acquaintances of
Gallon Size, 49c '
Quart bottle . . JWST
8 Giant Bars .4.8
ARGO CORN or GLOSS
Pork & Beans
No. 2 54 cans, each
2 lbs., 15c; 4 lbs
No. 2 Cans .2 for
Forty timet taller than the world's h!ht IJy
buildings would b th stack of IGA Soap hZyyf
Grains sold by IGA Stores last June. They nfZyU
have to bo food to soli liko that I . J(
Wealthy Apples, 6 lbs. for 250
Grapes, Red and White, 3 lbs. for 250
Green Beans, per lb 100
Carrots, 3 bunches for . 100
Potatoes, medium to small, 15-lb. bag. .150
Yams, Porto Ricans, 4 lbs. for 250
PEACHES FOR CAfttllHG
Leave Your Orders
Sweet Corn Watermelon Cantaloupe
Wilson's Certified or Glazer's 'A'
Weiners, per lb
Choice Corn Fed Shoulder
Beef Steak, per lb. .
Minced Ham, lb
y WE DELIVER - PHONE 23 AND 24 j
KrTir """ 1 1 1 ' ' i ' '" ""ran
KING K0RN TIME NEAR
Vivid reminders are offered of the
ract that King Korn days are but a
short time away and citizens are get
ting themselves in a corn-minded
The Norfolk Packing Co. was the
first with the annual corn pack that
Is bringing in caravans of corn laden
trucks each day. John Hobscheidt
was in the city with a large ear
decorating the front of big car and
the Timm Tavern also joined the
corn boosters by having large stalks
decorating the booths of their place.
The corn 13 exceptionally fine and
was secured from the Amos Iske farm
north of the Platte.
ILL IN HOSPITAL
, Mrs. George Alwin of Omaha is
very critically ill at the Lutheran
hospital in Omaha where she has
Just undergone a very serious major
operation. She stood the operation
very well but is in very serious con
dition. Mrs. Alwin is a sister-in-
law of John W. Alwin and has been a
frequent visitor at the Alwin home
VISITS IN OLD HOME
Charles N. Perry, of Lincoln, for
mer resident of this city, was here
Friday afternoon to attend the Mar
tin farm auction and also to visit the
relatives in this part of the county.
Mr. Perry Is one of the sons of the
pioneer family and has made bis
home in Lincoln for a number of
Dog Food Q&c
3 1-lb. Cans W
IGA RED CAP
Quart 21 3 (J
Leave your orders at the
Black & White Grocery.
7 Quarts for $1