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P1ATTS1I0TTTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
THTTESDAY, AUGUST 17, 1939.
Business Meeting and Memorial Pro
gram Held at Home of Mrs.
R. B. Hayes Monday.
The local unit of the Woman's
Christian Temperance Union met
Monday afterncn at 230 at the home
of Mrs. R. B. Hayes. A good attend
ance, around fifteen in number, was
seen. Preceding the "Memorial Pro
gram," which was the main part of
the meeting, a short business meet
ing was held, Mrs R. B. Hayes, presi
Miss Olive Gass served as chair
man of the program which served as
a memorial for two of its outstand
ing and long members Miss Eliza
beth Spangler and Miss Minnie Nick
um. In memory of Miss Nickum, who
was called to her heavenly home re
cently, .the consecration hymn was
sung as a fitting description of her
character. Mrs. Pearl Mann, one of
Miss Nickum's most valued friends,
spoke on the life of the Masonic
Miss Spangler, by her devotion and
service for the W. C. T. U., has made
a record that will probably never be
equaled. As treasurer of the W.C.T.
U. for twenty-three years, the pres
ent members all paid grateful tribute
to her by singing her favorite song,
"Win Them One By One," and the
scripture that she loved very dearly
was given that of the twenty-third
psalm, this being given In unison.
Mrs. Flora B. Arn; Mrs. Julia Troop,
past president, and Mrs. Robert B.
Hayes, present president, all gave
short talks describing and depicting
the life of one so faithful to the order
and one who will be considerably mis
sed in the work of the W.C.T.U.
Miss Olive Gass read a letter of
condolence to the W. C. T. U. on the
loss of Miss Spangler from the union
by Mrs. Emma Olson of Weeping
Water. Mrs. Olson, who had been a
frequent visitor and attendef at the
meetings of the organization, was a
very close friend of Miss Spangler.
The Memorial Program was closed
with the singing of the the song,
"Blessed Be The-Tie That Binds,"
and the pronouncement of the W. C
T. U. benediction.
The afternoon climaxed with the
serving of a covered-dish luncheon by
RETURNS TO WYOMING
Mrs. Harold Albert returned to
her home in Green River. Wyoming
last evening following a week's vaca
tion and visit in this city and in
Lincoln. During her stay in Platts
mouth she was a guest of her brother-in-law
and sister. Mr. and Mrs. Arn
old Lillie as well as her husband's
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Albert.
Mrs. Albert, formerly Miss Esther
Oltjenbruns. spent the major portion
Df her time in Lincoln with her
brothers and sisters. Before her mar
riage Mrs. Albert' was a clerk in the
Knorr's Variety store.
RETURNS FROM DUTY
Following two weeks of duty at
Fort Crook where he served as first
lieutenant in the dental reserve
corps of the U. S. army. Dr. W. V.
Ryan returned home to resume his
usual dental activities. He. there
fore desires to let the public know
that his offices are now open and in
full operation in caring for his
Black Patent and Colors in
open toe and heel styles
about 48 pairs of $2.93 and
$3.98 shoes added to our Self
Serve Dept. for Saturday at
one low price.
NO EXCHANGES - NO APPROVALS - ALL SALES CASH
en's Oxfords $2-49 .
Pure Silk in Beauti
ful Shades, pair-
PEST CONTROL OFFICE CLOSED
Activities of the Emergency Pest
Control office came to an end Tues
day, August 15th. with the closing
of the office at Weeping Water, fol
lowing the resignation of R. N.
Johnston, who has been acting agri
cultural agent and emergency pest
control agent in Cass county the past
eight months. Mr. Johnston is leaving
the extension service to go into the
commercial field, having accepted a
position with the A. A. Nixon Feed
company, and will probably be lo
cated in Omaha in the future.
Since the shut-down of Farm Bu
reau activities on June 8th, an emer
gency pest control office has been
maintained in Weeping Water in or
der to have supervision over the dis
tribution of federal grasshopper bait
materials to farmers and to give help
on other pest control work. As yet
no plans have been made to take care
of the materials on hand at the mix
ing plant in Nehawka but all ar
rangements will be made by federal
agents cooperating with the county
board of commissioners.
The date of the hearing In district
court on the Cass County Farm Bu
reau appropriation, occasioned by
the filing of an appeal opposing the
payment of the claims of the Farm
Bureau for operating expenses, has
been set by Judge Wilson for Mon
day, August 21st.
CLUB HOLDS PICNIC
The Happy Home Project club
held their annual club picnic for
members and their families Sunday,
August 13th at Sokols Park. The
day was spent in visiting and play
ing cards while the children enjoy
ed the park amusements. At noon a
picnic dinner was served which
everyone enjoyed. Those present were
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Meisinger, Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Albert, Betty Ann
and Tommy, Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Fornoff. Nolma Jean and Ruth Ann,
Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Meisinger, Wayne
and Leland, Mr. and Mrs. George
Sehroeder and Lois. Mr. and Mrs.
Louis Hennings and Marllynn, Mrs.
Margaret Kaffenberger, Mr. and Mrs.
Bill Smith, Ellen Kaffenberger, Flor
ence Fornoff, Elizabeth Busche. Ger
From Tuesday's D!iJ'
Mrs. Gilbert Tisue and children
of V'inita. Oklahoma are expected to
arrive in Plattsmouth this evening
to spend possibly a week visiting
with friends and relatives, being
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Far
rls and family. They are former resi
dents of Plattsmouth, and will have
the opportunity of renewing many
CARD OF THANKS
I wish to thank the many friends
that visited me at the Saint Cath
erine's hospital, Omaha, during my
recent illness and operation. Also
for the thoughtful cards with words
of encouragement. These things
made the hours brighter and shorter.
Also thanks to those who assisted
CARL W. KUNSMAN.
HERE FOR VISIT
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hughes and
son, Melvin, daughter, Maxine, of
Lincoln, were In Plattsmouth Sun-
Jay as guests of their daughter and
sister. Mrs. Rex Bourne and husband.
The Lincolnites left for their home
last evening with the exception of
Miss Maxine who will remain here
for an extensive visit with her sis
ter and with Miss Betty Ann Thomas
in Nebraska City.
Women's Dlack and
Patent, Suede and Gabar
dine styles for fall wear. Val
ues up to $4.85, priced for Sat
urday selling at the phenomen
ally low price of
and Sandals for Child- An.
ren. to Size 9, pair VJ
From Mcnday's Dally
Honored at Shower
Mrs. Roy Olson entertained at a
shower at the Olson's newly-erected
home on Eighth street and Avenue
B Saturday evening In honor of Mrs.
Gerald D. McCord, formerly Miss
Hazel Baler whose marriage to Mr
McCord occurred on Saturday, July
29. A large croup of close friends
and associates were present at the
The evening was spent In playing
Bunco and Miss Lois Gijes received
the first prize, and Mrs. Robert A.
Bates was awarded the consolation
prize. A social hour among the group
in attendance was held.
An electric waffle iron serving set,
a gift from the group, was presented
the guest of honor by Mrs. Roy Ol
The evening climaxed with the
serving of a luncheon by the hostess
and she was assisted by some of her
Mr. and Mrs. Win. Henrichsen,
Sr., entertained a number of guests
at their home Sunday. Those pres
ent for dinner were Mr. and Mrs
Harry Rohwer and son. Marvin, Miss
Kate Rohwer and Mr. Henry Rohwer,
all of Fort Calhoun, Nebraska. In
the afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Otto Ol
son of Ceresco, Nebraska, visited at
the Wm. Henrichsen home and also
with Rev. and Mrs. J. C. Lowson.
Eniov Birthday Party
Sunday arternoon a group of
schoolmates, friends and relatives
gathered at the country home of
Mrs. Ed Ulrich. The event was in
honor of Miss Dorothy's 16th birth
day. The afternoon was spent in
playing various games. The guest of
honor received many useful gifts
which were unwrapped at the close
of the party.
The group were seated at the
dining room table and joined in
sineine "Haoov Birthday." An
angel food cake with lighted candles
3erved as a centerpiece for the table
Refreshments consisting of sand
wiches, lemonaid, ice cream, wafers
ind cake were served by the hos
Those present were: Emily, Re-
gina. Frances and . Virginia Bierl,
Betty Shifter, Catherine and Rose
Brink. Bernice Halmes, Verona To
man. Gertrude Cloidt. Ruth West
over, Betty, Dorothy and Ella Mae
Ruffner, Mrs. Richard Livingston and
children. Tommy and Jo Ann, Mrs.
Francis Toman, the hostesses, Mrs.
Ed Ulricli. Mrs. Albert Ulrich and
Helen Ulrich and the guest of honor.
Miss Dorothy Ulrich.
From Wednesday's Dally
Florence Lowson Feted
Last evening at the Methodist
church parsonage Mrs. J. C. Lowson
entertained at a small birthday party
in honor of her daughter. Miss Flor
ence, who will enroll as a nurse at
the Bryan Memorial hospital at Lin
coln. Miss Lowson observed the
passing of her nineteenth birthday
Guests at the occasion were John
Livingston, Janet Westover, William
Evers, and the guest of honor, Miss
Pink and white colors served as
the decorations of the dining table,
with a beautifully-decorated cake,
which was baked by Mrs. Lowson,
serving as the centerpiece.
Honored on Birthday
Miss Betty Altschaffl was the
guest of honor at a birthday party
tendered her on Monday afternoon
by her mother and sister, Mrs. Al
bert Altschaffl and Mrs. Thomas
Brizendine. Fifteen guests were pres
ent at the Altschaffl home on Lin
coln avenue to help Miss Betty cele
brate the occasion.
Following the period of amusement
during the afternoon a birthday
luncheon was served by the hostesses.
The guest of honor was showered
with a number of gifts from her
guests present and those unable to
Guests present at the occasion,
honoring Miss Altschaffl's ninth
birthday, were: Donna Lou Richards,
Joan Gradoville, Geraldlne Case, Ger
aldine Wiles. Patty and Cyril Koclan,
Margaret Bethell, Alvin Holcomb,
Claudine Frazier, Jackie and David
Downs, Mary Catherine Allen, Donna
Cotner, Bobbie Cotner and the hos
tesses Mrs. Altschaffl and Mrs. Briz
endine. Entertain for Guests
Misses Mia and Barbara Gerlng
entertained at a charmingly arranged
dinner at 6:30 Monday evening, the
event honoring Mrs. Henry Pfeiffer
of New York City and her niece,
Mrs. Jessie Burns, also of New York.
The beauty of the Gering home was
enhanced by the decorations of the
summer flowers, larkspurs and snap
dragons in a color motif of pink and
blue. Guests at the dinner Included
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Wescott, Mr. and
Mrs. C. C. Wescott, Mrs. John A.
Donelan, Mrs. Henry Herold and the
guest of honor. Mrs. Pfeiffer and
Mrs. Burns departed Tuesday for
Cedar Falls, Iowa, old home of the
Pfeiffer family and thence on to their
home In New York.
Following the dinner the members
of the party motored to the First
Methodist church where a delightful
time was spent in listening to the
organ recital by E. H. Wescott, or
ganist. Mrs. Pfeiffer was the donor
of the fine Hammond organ to the
church, a year ago, the instrument
being one of the choicest in this
section of the state. At the church
Mrs. Pfeiffer was met by several of
the ladies of the church who pre
sented her with a lovely bouquet as
a remembrance of the occasion and
the deep appreciation felt by the con
gregation for their benefactor.
On Monday Mrs. Henry Herold en
tertained at a 1:30 luncheon for the
New York guests at her home in
the Herold apartments, a very lovely
appointed luncheon being enjoyed.
The guests were Mrs. Pfeiffer, Mrs.
Burns, Misses Mia and Barbara Ger
ing. and Prof, and Mrs. Keene of
Prof. Kneene is a son of the Lord
Mayor of Edminton, Canada, who had
the pleasure of extending the greet
ings of the west dominion city to
King George VI and Queen Elizabeth
on their recent visit to North Amer
From Monday's Daily
Mrs. M. P. Fleming is at Nehawka
where she will visit with her daugh
ter and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Green had
as their Sunday guest Ralph Crafton
of Kansas City.
Mrs. Henry Lau of Louisville, is
here to enjoy a visit with Miss Lois
Bailey and other relatives and
Miss Ilia KIrker, who has been
visiting at the home of her sister,
Mrs. J. C. Long, near Pacific Junc
tion, returned home Saturday eve
ning. J. V. Burton and son, Jerry, of
Palmer, Nebraska were here over
night and today visiting at the home
of Mr. Burton's sister, Mrs. J. H.
Dr. and Mrs. W. V. Ryan had as
Sunday guests Mrs. Catherine Carr,
mother of Mrs. Ryan, of Omaha, and
Mrs. Catherine Holden, sister of Mrs.
Ryan, of Elkhorn.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Howard Davis naJ
daughter were in Geneva, Nebraska
visiting over the week end with the
former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Burrows, ot
Omaha, former residents of this city,
were here Saturday to spend a few
hours visiting with the relatives and
friends in the old home.
Edward Janca. son of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Janca of Omaha, is in
Plattsmouth vacationing with his
grandmother, Mrs. James Janca and
aunt. Miss Rose Janca.
From Wednesday's DaTl
Miss Rhoda Belle "Sims, of Arapa
hoe, Nebr., is visiting with Rev. and
Mrs. Paul Dick and the girls. She is a
niece of Mrs. Dick.
Mrs. Albina Klenda and. son of
Marion, Kansas are In Plattsmouth
visiting with their parents, and
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John
Vinduska and family. The Kansans
anticipate staying a week or ten
LINCOLN SEPT, 3-8
RACING PROGRAM (with Pari-Mutuels) starts Aug.
26, Closes Sept 9. Horse Show, Nights, Sept.
3 to Sept. 7. .
RODEO Greatest in the Mid-West 150 head of
Rcdeo Stock, Features Graham's Western Riders.
Also 30 Indians, Old Time and Type Forest Red
men. 11 FREE ACTS Afternoons "and Evenings. Two Sep
arate Companies ... the Bauers and the Aerial
Ballet, in Graceful Acts and Death Defying
Stunts in Air.
"GOIN PLACES" A troupe of 45 people. Singers,
Dancers, Acrobats and Comedians. See the "16
GIRLS IN LINE." At the Auditorium. Admis
sion, 25 .
FAIRLY & LITTLE MIDWAY SHOWS Clean, Cap
tivating and Complete. See them!
STATE FAIR TICKETS y2 Off is bought before Aug.
26, at 6 p. m. See your County Agent
TO LEAVE FOE NEW HOME
Robert G. Reed, of Denver, ar
rived here Saturday to assist the
family in getting ready to move to
their new home in Denver where Mr.
Reed is now located as the western
manager of a large casket company.
Mr. Reed has been busy on the job
and interviewing the salesman of the
cogrpany in the territory that
reaches as far west as the coast,
comprising a large and very valu
It is with regret that the many
friends will see the Reed family leave
the community where they have made
their home for the past seventeen
vears, as they have been active in
the community life and its activities.
They will be very much missed by
the friends but all will join in wish
ing them every success in the new
dome in the mountain city.
VISIT CRETE CAMP
Deputy Sheriff and Mrs. Emery
Doody and Dr. and Mrs. W. E. Eat.m,
motored to Crete Sunday where they
spent a few hours at Camp Oak-
wood, where their sons. Tommy
Doody and Wilbur Eaton are en
rolled. They found the boys enjoy
ing themselves to the limit in the
attractive surroundings of the park
which Is located near the Blue river
and is an ideal place for the outing.
The camp is under the strictest
supervision and has a large number
of boys attending.
MEETING AT PERU COLLEGE
Six county superintendents of the
state motored to Peru, Nebraska on
Thursday, August 10 where they met
at the Peru Teachers' college. The
superintendents are working togeth
er on cooperative study, working out
an educational program for the coun
ties. Among those in attendance at
the meeting was Mrs. Lora Lloyd
Kieck, Cass county superintendent
VISITS WITH OLD FRIEND
Mrs. Amelia Fleming of this city
has just had the pleasure of a visit
with an old time friend and neigh
bor, Mrs. Al Rhoden, who is now
residing in Dakota. It has been forty
years since the old friends have met
and the occasion has been most pleas
ant with the review of the long years
that have lapsed. Mrs. Rhoden is
now in her eighties but in seemingly
VISITS IN CITY
Mrs. J. C. Couch of Lincoln, was
here Sunday to visit at the home of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James
Uebal. and was accompanied by Miss
I. D. Frady, of Lincoln. Mrs. Couch
is leaving- this week for a vacation
trip to Minnesota to join her hus
band and their son. Jack, who have
been visiting there for a short time.
VISITING AT LINCOLN
Mrs. P. J. Wheeler and daughter.
Shirley Jean are visiting at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. K. V. Halter, 1753
South 16th street, Lincoln, enjoying
the interesting places of the capital
city. They were also visiting with
Lt. K. R. Halter at the Ashland camp
HERE WITH BURLINGTON
B. C. Ydeen. of Sioux City, Iowa,
has arrived here to take up his work
at the local Burlington station, serv
ing as station helper and assisting
in the handling of the business at
MYNAED U. B. CHURCH
Paul L. Dick, pastor
Sunday, August 20
Sunday school 10:00 a. m.
Morning worship 11:00 a. m. Ser
mon. Fourth quarterly conference.
Christian Endeavor, 7:30 p. m.
The conference superintendent, A.
P. Vannice, D.D., will be present
for the morning service. Please note
that the date for quarterly confer
ence has been set a week earlier than
was previously announced. It is es
pecially desirable that all members
of the official board be present, since
important matters relative to the
church program will be discussed.
The Christian Endeavor meeting
will begin, as usual, with a period of
GO TO CHRISTENING
From Monday's Dally
Mr. and Mrs. Gus Stavron and
family of Nebraska City, were here
for a short time this morning en
route to Perry, Iowa, and were joined
here by George Conis, who accom
panied them on to Perry, Iowa, where
Mrs. Conis and the children have
been for a few weeks. The party will
attend the christening on Tuesday
evening of the small son of Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Conis, of Perry. The cere
mony will be celebrated in the Im
pressive manner of the Greek church
and Mr. Stavron will act as god
father. VISITS OLD FRIENDS
Mrs. F. E. Pfoutz, of Hastings,
with her son-in-law and daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. Vern Place, of Omaha,
were here Monday evening to visit
with old friends for a short time,
later returning to Omaha. Rev. and
Mrs. Pfoutz have made their home
at Hastings where Rev. Pfoutz is
the district superintendent of the
Methodist church. They were former
ly in charge of the local Methodist
"WHERE EVERY DAY
Ad for Plattsmouth,
PHONE 93 and
CHAD P & G, O-K or Crystal
W W fa
White. 6 Bars for.
PEANUT BUTTER S L7at. .23c
GREEN BEANS SrNcoOR2NT,n,..45c
PflnnOTQ Lar9, Crisp California
VUIIIIUIO Large Bunches, each iG
PEACHES iSlff.?. 15c
CORN FLAKES?"?'?. 25c
ULLEH'S MEAT DEPARTMENT
Phone 95 and 93. We have Fonr Deliveries Daily
8:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
BEEF ROAST, extra fancy quality, lb 15 c"
PORK BUTT ROAST (Fresh), lb 10i
PORK BRAINS, lb 10
5 lb. Box .
HAMBURGER, fresh cut, 2 lbs 25
LEG OF LAMB, lb 25
LAMB CHOPS, lb.... 25$
PURE PORK SAUSAGE, lb 15i
WE ALSO HAVE A FULL LINE OF
Cold Meats - Dressed Poultry - Dill and Sweet Pickles
Subscribe for the Journal.
Flying Ants lead to TermitesI
Termites Destroy Property
XKW K.XT'l KM KI.Y LOW PRICK
See E. J. Richey
LAND, FARM and
The residence of the late Mr. and
Mrs. William Oliver. Possession Sept.
1st. See Mrs. Harry Ilenton. ltw
ALFALFA Dakota 12, $15 bu.;
Grimm, $16: Broine lie. Timothy,
rye, clover and alfalfa wanted. John-
sen Bros., Neb. City. ltw
Alfalfa seed; nice quality seel,
high test. $15.00 per bushel. Also
have some hedge posts for sale at
25c each. See or call Rueben Mei
singer, Platts. Phone 4 404.
Implements Live Stock
Wheat sowing time is here. Live
Stock time is all the time!
WHEAT DRILLS Priced to move!
One used A C and one used Oliver,
both excellent condition.
20 HEAD high grade Holstein. Red
and Roan milk cows; also some
ONE TEAM extra good mares, three
years old, well broke.
FIFTY good piggy Sows, farrowing
Sept. 1 to Oct. 1.
Novak's Easy Term Plan
NOVAK AUTO CO.
IS FOOD VALUE DAY"
Fri., Sat., Aug. 18-19
95 WE DELIVER
vi n eg An .r&i'fi
TOILET TISSUE r85i. 25c
Powdered or Brown
Fine Eipe Tom
JAR RUDDERS Vha'p.lOc
JELL Juplfr"Nft An F,avors "ijj
Reg. or Drip, 1
Ib. Tin or Jar
HAVE YOU NOTICED how easy it Is to
Shop and Save at JOE'S NEW WAY?
Let us supply your table needs and you
will find out that "EVERY DAY IS FOOD
VALUE DAY ... AT JOE'S NEW WAY"