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PLATTSMOUTH SEMI - WEEKLY JOURNAL
THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 1939.
to the Memory of
John M. Mefford
Greenwood Christian Church Tilled
by Large Number of Friends
to Attend Services.
The funeral of John M. Mefford
of Greenwood took place on 'Friday,
August 18. at 2:30 p. m. The ser
vice was held In Greenwood Chris
tian church. A large audience filled!
the church. Many former residents'
of Greenwood attended, coming from
Omaha, Lincoln, and other places, j
Mrs. Edith Finley sang two songs..
and Mrs. Veda Hall rendered appro
priate piano selections.
Rev. John li. Williams, pastor of
the church, preached from the text,
"I would not have you to be ignor
ant, brethren, concerning them
which are asleep, that ye sorrow not,
even as others who have no hope.
For if we believe that Jesus died and
rose again, even so them also thai
Rlep iu Jesus will God Bring with
him." 1 Thessalonians 4:13, 14.
Following is the obituary given !
in connection with the sermon, and
comment made by the minister, in
Mr. John Mugg Mefford was born
at West Point. Lee county, Iowa,
September 27, 1S57, so that he would
have reached his eighty-second birth
day In a few weeks. He was the eld
est son of James P. and Eliza J.
in 1S64, when he was seven years
oM he came with his parents and
three sisters to Nebraska which was
then a territory. They ' crewsed the
Missouri river by ferry and lived in
Plattsmouth. Two years later the
family moved to a farm two and a
half miles east of Greenwood on the
old I). L. D. highway. There they
built a home, which has been a
landmark since then. That was in
IS 66. He grew to manhood there,
and has lived in this neighborhood
most of his life since then. He was
therefore a pioneer settler in this
county and state. ,
On March 31, 1S7S, in his twenty-first
year, he married Miss Ealla
Welton. They were the parents of
five children, three of whom were
boys, two daughters. The mother
died and three of the children, name
ly, one son named Scott, two daugh
ters named Clara and Belle.
On July 6th, 1S9S. Mr. Mefford
married Miss Ada M. Amick, and to
this union five daughters 'were born:
one of these named Gladys does not
He was thus the father of ten chil
dren, of whom six remain, namely,
Steven, of Ashland; James P. of
Kansas City; Mrs. Ellen Kirk, and
Mrs. May Bauers. of Greenwood; Mrs.
Li Hie Kelley. of Walnut Illinois:
and Mrs. Louisa Homan, of South
Omaha. There are twenty-three
grandchildren, and three great
grandchildren. One brother of Mr.
Mefford also survives, Mr. Grant
Mefford of Ashland.
The deceased was assessor of Salt
Creek precinct, Cass county, for
thirty-one years. He had relatives
in all the major wars in which the
I'nited States has been engaged, for
his great-grandfather fought in, the
.Revolutionary war. and since then
ethers of his kindred have in suc
cession answered the call of their
country; in the. war of 1812, the
Mexican war, the Civil war, the
Spanish war, and the World war.
He made confession of faith in
Christ and united with G-eenwood
Christian church in early life, and
has adhered to this faith through all
He was a peaceable man, and mild
in disposition. Some people are fickle
and brittle and powery; you never
ran be quite sure of them. Others
are steady and genial and constant;
always about the same, and gener
ally to be depended on. To this lat
ter class Mr. Mefford belonged.
His heart was in the' right place
as a rule, and usually remained so.
It was a stout heart, coming through
the wear of the years and the buffet
ings of trouble with fortitude. If
the days a3 they passed brought joy
or sorrow, hardship or well-being,
all were endured with the same pa
tience. And through all his life he
labored to maintain a humble and
steadfast integrity. A man of lowly
tastes, with little of selfish ambi
tion, he was also a man of his word,
and honorable in his dealings.
He was known as a good neigh
bor. Those who knew him well say
that no one in need was ever turned
away from his door If it was in his
power to help. That is not a bad
. thing to say of a man. He was not
exacting, not overbearing, not dis
posed to harshly insist on his rights.
Being sympathetic to the other man's
print of view, he sometimes forgot
his own. or yielded through simple
He was in a public office for
thirty-one years. This of itself
speaks volumes. How can a man hold
YOUR TAX DOLLAR
Showing Amounts Paid on $1,000 Assessed Valuation
During the Past Nineteen Years
- Tear City School Sc. Bond . State County Total
1921 $13.00 120.00 $ 2.00 3.30 S 3.30 $41.60
1922 13.80 26.00 2.00 2.30 3.10 41.20
1923 12.30 20.00 2.00 2.00 3.00 39.30
1924 14.00 20.0ff 2.00 1.80 3.00 40.80
1925- 13.70 20.00 2.00 2.35 2.95 41.00
1926 13.80 18.00 2.00. 1.80 2.90 38.50
1927 16.00 18.00 2.00 3.75 2.90 42.65
1928 18.80 18.50 2.10 2.06 2.84 44.30
1929 18.70 19.00 2.00 2.40 2.80 44.90
1930 '. 17.00 18.90 2.00 2.34 2.76 43.00
1931 19.00 16.60 1.80 2.04 2.96 42.40
1932 25.00 17.00 2.00 2.37 3.13 49.50
1933 24.40 19.00 2.20 2.89 3.81 51.80
1934 23.80 15.80 2.00 2.10 3.90 47.60
J935 23.60 14.60 1.80 2.15 3.95 46.10
1936 23.40 - 15.80 1.00 1.76 3.84 45.80
1937 21.00 16.00 2.64 4.36 44.00
1938 20.00 16.00 2.88 3.92 42.80
1939 . 20.00 17.20 2.80 4.40 44.40
public office so long If he did not,
for as long, hold the confidence of
During his last sickness he said:
"I have always wanted to do what's
right." A man who can truthfully
say this at the end of a long life, and
with complete consistency, is essen
tially a good man. Because, with all
his human infirmities, which are
more or less common to us all, the
bent of his mind, the aim of his life.
Is to fear God and try to please him.
LYMAN EDWARD SHACKLEY
L3-man E. Shackley, better known
as Ed Shackley and one of the very
familiar citizens of Avoca where he
has made his home for many years,
and a friend to everyone, had been
troubled with illness for a long time,
and last Saturday was taken to the
Deiter hospital at Otoe where he un
derwent a major operation and pass
ed away Sunday morning.
The funeral was held Monday and
attended by a large number of friends
first at the mortuary chapel at Otoe
and later at the Congregational
church of Avoca, with interment
at the Avoca cemetery.
The pall bearers were James John
son, M. O. Pittman, Edward Morley,
Henry Maseman, Elmer Hennings.
The music was furnished by Mrs.
Hal Garnett of Plattsmouth. Mrs.
A. C. Johnson of Avoca, Harold Har
mon and Cyrus Livingston of Weep
ing Water while Don Harmon pre
sided at the piano.
Mr. Shackley was born at Spring
vale. Maine, August 21. 1878, and
would have been 61 years of age on
the day he was buried. He spent
his youth In the rock bound state of
Maine and came west to Cass county
in 1903 and was united in marriage
with Miss Lotta Betts of Avoca.
To this union there was born two
daughters. Mrs. Mueller Ballweber
of Pierce. Nebr.. and Mrs. Daisy
Parmenter of Northboro, Iowa. Mrs.
Shackley passed away some years
ago. and Mr. Shackley leaves to
mourn his passing the two daughters,
two brothers. George P. Shackley of
Avoca and Charles A. Shackley, and
three sisters, Mesdames Sadie Dun
can. Leila Lirthye. and Sister M.
Marcella. a Sister of Mercy ( all of
HAS TONSILS EEM0VED
From Wednesday's Dally
At 7:30 a. m. today Miss Hazel
Burley of Omaha, niece of Mr. and
Mrs. John Alwin. underwent a ton
silectomy operation. With her dur
ing the operation was her cousin,
Miss Wilma Pickard. The Omahan
came through the operation in an
BIRTH OF DAUGHTER
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Ferguson were
made happy Saturday when a girl
was born to them at their home. The
mother, formerly Miss Mae Bax, and
her daughter are showing excellent
progress. The little lady Is a grand
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bax
and Mr. and Mrs. William Ferguson.
VISITS RELATIVES HERE
Jess Chancellor, of Kennett. Mis
souri, is in the city to enjoy a visit
with his mother and other relatives
and is a guest at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Iley Mayes. Mr. Chancellor
leaving here will go to Joplin, Mis
souri, to attend the state American
GILM0RE DROPS GAME
From Tuesday's Dalt
Last evening the softball team rep
resenting Gilmore Junction came
down to meet the Timms at the
local Athletic park with the result
that the Timms scored a 9 to 3 win
over the visitors.
Subscribe for the Journal.
for Creation of
Land Owners Approve 155 to 38 the
Proposal to Create a Dis
trict in County.
The state soil conservation com
mittee is announcing the final re
sults of the referendum held on
last Friday relative to the creation
of a conservation district in north
ern Cass county.
The result of the vote as given
at meetings and by mail, shows that
155 favored this project while 38
were opposed. This will assure the
creation of the district and afford a
large part of the county the oppor
tunity to share in the advantages
of the proposed conservation district.
Meetings were held at the Wood
man hall in Murdock, the school
house in Cedar Creek and the Fred
The sections of the county which
are included in the limits of the new
conservation district are as follows:
NEU Sec. 1: S Sec. 12: all of
Sec. 13; E NE'4 and SEU Sec.
24. all in Township UN. Range 9E;
All that part of sections 10, 11.
and 13 lying south of the Platte
river, except all town lots within the
limits of South Bend. Nebr.; Sec
Jons 14. 15, 22 to 27. Inch. W
Sec. 31, all of Sec. 34, 35. S Sec.
36, all in Township 12N, Range
All of Sec. 1 to 29, incl., N
Sec. 30; E NE'4 Sec. 33; all of
Sec. 34. 35,i 36. less all town lots in
Murdock and Wabash, Nebr.. In
Township UN. Range 10E; and
S Sec. 5 and 6; all Sec. 7 and
8; W Sec. 9; NWU Sec. 16, all
Sec. 17. 18. 19. NWU and N NEU
and N SWU Sec. 20; N and
SWU Sec. 25; N and SWU Sec.
26; all Sec. 27. 28. 29, 30; NEU
Sec. 33; N Sec. 34; NWU Sec.
35. all in Township UN, Range
Sec. 2. Sec. 3. NWU and St.
Sec. 4, all of Sec. 5 less all lots
within the limits of Cedar Creek.
Nebraska; that part of Sec. 6 lying
south of the Platte river; all of Sec.
I. 8, 9, 10. NWU and V SWU
Sec. 11; NWU NWU Sec. 14; N
NEU and NWU Sec. 15. all Sec.
16. 17. 18. 19; N NU and SWU
NWU Sec. 20. W NWU Sec. 29.
all Sec. 30. E Sec. 31. in Town
ship 12N. Range 12E; and
NEU and N SEU Sec. 6. all
Sec. 29; N and SEU Sec. 30. all
In Township UN. Range 12E; all
in Cass county, Nebraska.
DEATH OF MRS. D. T. HALEY
From Monday's Daily
Mrs. D. T. Haley. Sr.. 49, who was
taken to Omaha Thursday for an
operation for appendicitis, passed
away this morning, suffering a re
lapse over the week end, altho she
had rallied nicely from the oper
ation. The death comes as a very great
shock to the family as a small grand
r.on of Mrs. Haley died on Friday
and whose funeral services were
held on Saturday morning.
Mrs. Haley has made her home
here for a number of years, the
family moving here from Smith Cen
ter. Kansas, and during the years
she has made a very large circle of
friends who will learn with regret
of her passing.
She ia survived by the husband
and two children, Dewitt T. Haley,
Jr.. and Mrs. Carroll Sutton, both of
thia city, as well as a number of
VISITS IN CITY
George Halmes of Ashland, a for
mer resident of this city is visiting
this week at, the country home of
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Halmes and fam
ily. In the early fall George will leave
for Falfurrias. Texas where he will
make his future home.
in City's Tax Bill
for Year 1939
Figures Available as County Board
Completes Levy Increase to
Schools and the County
Mr. and Mrs. John Q. Plattsmouth
will pay a total of some $3,270 more
taxes to the respective subdivisions
of government that serve them dur
ing the coming year than was charg
ed up against their accounts for this
year. By that we mean the levy is
up to be exact, where the year 1938
tax was $42.80 on the thousand dol
lars of assessed valuation, the 1939
levy for Plattsmouth has been set
at $44.40, or art increase of $1.60
on each $1,000 valuation.
The City of Plattsmouth, with its
levy continued at 20 mills (same as
last year) will collect no more from
its citizens to operate the affairs of
The state will take a little less for
its services $2.80 the coming year,
compared to $2.88 for the present
year. Both figures include the care
of patients In the state hospitals for
the insane, which is now charged to
the counties and commonly included
in the state levy.
The schools will get the major
portion of this $1.60 increase, tak
ing $17.20 on the thousand, compar
ed to $16.00 1938 tax a hike of
$1.20 or exactly three-quarters of
the $1.60 increase,
The county will receive the re
maining 40 cents and in addition
the 8 cents saved through a re
duction in state levy its total por
tions for the two years, being re
spectively $3.92 and $4.40.
In round dollars and cents based
on an assessed valuation slightly in
excess of $2,000,000 taxpayers of
the City of Plattsmouth will con
tribute approximately $2,450 more
to school upkeep and $9 85 more to
county government than last year,
the same amount as last year to the
city government and. $165 less to
the state of Nebraska.
These figures are for the incorpor
ated town only and do not include
that portion of school district No. 1
lying outside the boundary limits of
the city, which will also contribute
the $1.20 per thousand increase for
school purposes as well as the 4S
cents Increase for coninty purposes,
which latter amount is applicable to
every precinct throughout the coun
ty. A table showing the amounts paid
to each of the respective subdivisions
of government on $1,000 assessed
valuation by Plattsmouth residents
during the past nineteen years ap
pears elsewhere in this issue of the
Journal. It is planned to publish a
similar table from time to time show
ing the. tax comparisons for a like
period of years in each of the towns
of the county.
VISIT WITH RELATIVES
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Uhlik and
daughter, Betty Carol, arrived from
Peoria, Illinois Saturday. Mr. Unlik
spent the week end in this city and
early this morning left for Peoria.
Mrs. Uhlik and daughter will spend
two weeks visiting here with their
mother and grandmother, Mrs. Anna
Slavicek. While In Plattsmouth they
will be guests of Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Slavicek, the former a brother of
Mrs. Uhlik. Mrs. Lillian Renner,
mothcr-in-law of Mrs. Uhlik, and
Mr. Vincent Pilny, brother-in-law of
the Illinois guest, as well as her sis
ter, Miss Ruth Slavicek.
KOZAK HOME SOLD
The old family home of the late
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kozak has been
purchased by Mrs. Frank Petereit of
this city. Since the death of Mr. and
Mrs. Kozak in March, the home,
which is owned by the deceased
man's cousin in Omaha, has been
occupied by the children of the de
ceased. Mrs. Petereit and her son,
Elmer moved into their new home
ATTENDING CAMP AT CRETE
Joe Noote and Allan White left
Monday for Crete, Nebraska where
they will attend a week's camp ses
sion at the Y., M. C. A. camp there.
The two young men left yesterday
morning and expect to return Sat
urday or ounday.
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EAGLE HEWS ITEMS
Mrs. R. A. Sbumaker and son were
visiting Mr. and Mrs. George Trun
kenbolz the first of this week.
Mrs. G. H. Palmer spent the lat
ter part of last week in North Bend
with her sister, Mrs. Edith Been.
Mr. and Mrs. William Latrom of
Lincoln visited Mr. and Mrs. Wes
ley Houston last Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Horn attended
the annual Horn picnic held at Ar
bor Lodge near Nebraska City last
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Slosson and
Sara Lee spent the week end at Ris
ing City with the parents of Mrs.
George Trunkenbolz moved into
his new office building recently con
structed north of the filling Btation,
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Spahnle of
Lincoln spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Spahnle and Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Allen and Jack
and R. B. Morgan came from Lin
coln Sunday and visited at the home
of Mrs! S. E. Allen.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernie Thomas and
femily motored to Nebraska City
last Sunday and while there they
visited Arbor Lodge.
. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Jones and Jack
left early Saturday morning for a
motor trip through the northwestern
part of the United States.
Mrs. Alva Burn's and children of
Taylorville, Illinois, are here visit
ing Mrs. Burns' parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. D. Allen and other relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Nensteil and
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Hursh called at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. B.
Peterson in Havelock last Sunday
Rev. and Mrs. Springer spent Fri
day and Saturday with Mrs. Spring
er's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. D.
Nicholas and Miss Katherine Nich
olas of Elgin.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Horn enjoyed
having their nieces, the Misses Edith
Hayes and Mildred Harval of Fair
play, Missouri, spent the latter part
of last week with them.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Mick of
Lincoln called on Mr. and Mrs. C.
O. Wright last Sunday. Both families
motored to Weeping Water and visit
ed Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hite.
Guests at the W. B. Hursh home
or Monday evening of this week
were Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hallowell
of Palmyra and Mr. and Mrs. Lafe
Gray and family of Lincoln.
Mrs. Fred Root and Mr. and Mrs.
William Hudson were in Davey last
Friday, where they visited Mrs.
Root's mother and sister, Mrs. Emma
Karl and Mrs. Roy Robertson and
Miss Eleanor Longman returned
home the first part of this week af
ter having enjoyed the summer in
Los Angeles, California, with her
sister, Mrs. George Vierrick and Mr.
Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Piersol were
called to Lincoln Saturday. Mr.
Piersol's sister's husband, Charles
Lyon, passed away. They attended
the funeral services held in Lincoln
on Tuesday of this week.
Hubert Stewart drove to Cozad on
Wednesday of last week and was
present for the wedding of Miss
Esther Shipton and E. George Sur
ber. Hubert served the groom a9
best man. Both Mr. Surber and Hu
bert were students at the Medical
college in Omaha last year.
Mrs. Rudolph Umland was able to
return home last Friday evening and
is feeling quite well. Mrs. Umland
was taken to a Lincoln hospital May
15th and was not allowed to leave
until the latter part of July. Since
leaving the hospital she has been at
the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Cecil Pettit in Lincoln.
Each of Mrs. Martha Cooper's
children have honored her at a fam
ily dinner given at their respective
homes during the Bummer. Mr. and
Mrs. Bert Lytle entertained the group
at their home last Sunday. Those
present were Mrs. Cooper and Mr.
and Mrs. Elmer Adams of Eagle;
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Hoham and Mr.
and Mrs. Roy Cooper of Lincoln.
Mrs. Edith Miller and Miss Helen
Nelson entertained thirty ' guests at
the home of Mrs. Miller In Elmwood
Saturday afternoon, with a miscellan
eous shower in honor of Miss Maize
Foreman of Palmyra who will wed
Vrtheut Laxatives and Yeu'Il Eat
Everythinj bans Seus to Nub
Hie stomach should difest 'two pounds of feed
Aslls-. When you sat bear-, army, coars or
rtr h foods or whan you srs narrous. hurried er
eh ' poorly yeur stomach oft an pours out too
much fluid. Tour food doam't dlaett and yea
Bare (as, heartburn, nauiss, pain or sour
suirasrh. You feel sour, sick and upsst all sr.
Doctors say newer take a laxatlra for stomaao,
sal 11. It Is tfannrom aitd fool t ah. It takss fhoas
little bU-k tablets ca'.led Be'.l-ina for Ir.dift'.ca
to matt to ts stomatb fluids harmlsi. raisers
dittreu in as tuns and put you bark en your
foot. Belief Is so quirk tt is irnuni and one 2b
peckas" proess U. Ask for BaU-aa Ice lndHnsttnn.
Stanley Whitson of Bridgeport. Con
necticut, September 4. The after
noon was spent in playing games.
The guests were seated at card
tables and a two course lunch was
served. The favors were small aero
planes announcing the date of the
4-H Girls to Weeping Water
The 4-H girls motored to Weeping
Water Monday, the 14th, for a prac
tice Judging and style show. They
were asked to be there by 9 o'clock
In the morning. A picnic lunch was
taken, which made it a lot easier.
In judging. Inez Althouse got first
on her slip and second on her dress.
She also gets to go to the state fair
to judge. All are wishing Inez good
luck in the stiff competition she will
face at the fair. Doris Bird got first
on her dress.
All members were able to go but
Dorothy Frohlich and the girls en
Joyed their day very much.
ATTENDS WILD LIFE
In 1935 Charles Horn of the Fed
eral Cartridge Co. of Minneapolis
conceived the idea of a Wild Life
Conservation Camp to train the youth
of the nation in the conservation
and preservation of all forms of wild
life. He gave $500 to each of five
states and thru Mr. Frisbie, the 4-H
state leader in Nebraska, the first
camp was held at Seward in August
1935. Each year since that time he
has given a like amount to pay ex
penses for 40 4-H members and 10
leaders taking an active part in
Cass county is part of a district
comprising nine counties and to date
ten all-expense district trip have
been awarded to club leaders and
members in Cass county. The same
plan is followed throughout the
Each year these friends of con
servation take back to their respec
tive counties vital information and a
determination to put greater effort
Into the rebuilding of the soil, the
forests and the propagation of wild
The camp is held in August and
lasts four days. Organization of
the camp begins on Tuesday morn
ing at the Seward city park and, in
good weather, all programs and ac
tivities are held out-of-doors. The
campers sleep on separate cots in the
Seward county fair buildings and at
all times are sponsored by state
club leaders, county and home dem
onstration agents and members of
parks and games commission. Two
game wardens are at the camp the
entire time to teach shooting, trap
ping and bait casting.
This year, August Sth to 11th,
eighty-five 4-Hers met at Seward for
the 5th annual conservation camp.
The program was divided into four
days; Water and Soil day, Bird day.
animal day and Fish day. A part of
each day was devoted to recreation,
swimmir,g. and vesper service.
Outstanding topics discussed were
"Birds. Our Friends," "Trees for
Beauty," "Game Propagation" and
"Swamps, Drainage and Fence
The campers especially enjoyed
the presence of H. N. Wheeler of the
U. S. Forest Service. Mr. Wheeler's
Illustrated lecture "The Place of
Trees in the Forest" emphasized the
need of trees, and the value of trees.
As Charles Horn, the camp bene
factor, was unable to attend camp,
his personal representative. G. W.
McCullough, assured the 4-Hers that
"Conservation Pays Dividends."
The campers journeyed to Lin
coln, Animal day. Cars were fur
nished by the Seward community.
Visits were made to Pioneer Park,
Antelope Park, and the museum.
The highlights of Fish day were
the fishing contest at 6 a. m and the
fish supper at 6 p. m. Prizes were
awarded to the individuals catching
the first fish and the most fish. The
game and parks commission had a
fish on exhibit at camp.
It was lots of fun to study nature
with boys and girls from all parts of
Nebraska. The splendid leadership
of Mr. Frisbie and cooperation of
everyone present made the camp edu
cational, impressive and a real vaca
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Fiakham's is WELL WORTH trying.
Large Number Attend Event Held at
Antelope Park Mrs. Wiley Sil
ler Renamed Secretary.
The fourth annual Baker reunion
was held at Antelope park, Lincoln.
Sunday, August 20, with GO or more
relatives and IS guests in attend
ance. Relatives from Minnesota
Florida. Illinois. Iowa, Kansas and
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Taker. Fair
bury, were the honored family, hav
ing every member present. Mrs.
Bertha Baker Jones. Springfield. 111..
Roy Baker. Narka, Kas., mid Joy
Baker, Kanaranzi, Minn., are their
The reunion families wer? happy
to have as their guests the f.unily of
the late Dr. J. B. Lichteii n allncr.
Omaha. They were his wife. Mrs.
Mattie Li hten wallner: children, Mrs.
Grant Benson. Mrs. Marjorie Horn
berger, John Lichten wallner. and hi
sister. Mary Ellen Raile. Omaha.
Following the business meeting
biographies of the late R. 1'. Baker
and wife, Mary Elizabeth, were rad
by J. P. Baker, Dunbar, presiding as
president, which, members of the
nudience said, helped them to real
ize to a greater degree the ri h
heritage bequeathed them by this
couple who lived a life of struggles,
heroic sacrifices and much perse
verance to accomplish the ilch, full
life of the early-day settler. The
speaker hoped for the same ncnse of
responsibility for members of his
nudience. a responsibility to com
munity, church and country.
Impromptu talks vere given by
John Lichten wallner, Omaha: Mrs.
Bertha Baker Jones, Springfield. III.;
Joy Baker, Kanaranzi. Mir.n.; Mrr..
Elizabeth Sigler. Plattsmouth: Sid
ney Maynard, Coral Gab'", Fla.;
Harold Dallinger. Omaha; Miss Bess
Danforth, Hamburg, la.: Mt. Minnie
Maynard, Lincoln: Mi?.- Mary Ellen
Riale, Omaha; Mrs. Irene Lichten
wallner, Benson, Omaha; W. W.
Baker, Hamburg. Ia.; ai:d H. S.
Since the last reunion three mem
bers have been added. They are
Marvin Maynard, Sent tsbl tiff; Ron
ald Earle Janastk. Mundn. Kas.;
John Baker, Nebraska City. Thero
have been no marriages or deaths
the past year.
. The next annual reunion will be
held at Fairbury. Neb., the time and
park to be named by the officers. A
guessing contest of the ages of all
members was held and prizes given.
Will Hall. Lincoln, received first
prize, and Marjorie Janasek. second.
Gcraldine Dallinger won the booby
All officers were retain d for an
other year. They are: J. M. Baker.
Fairbury. president; H. S. I'.akcr.
Humboldt, vice-president; Elizabeth
Duncan Piglrr, Plattsmouth. secre
tary, and Graydon Duncan. Nebraska
City, treasurer. Credit for the suc
cess of the reunion is due Mr. and
Mrs. Pete Wendell. Lincoln, mem
bers of the association say.
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