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IIOITDAY, AUGUST 28, 1939.
PLATTSMOUTH SEMI . WEEKLY JOURNAL
From Thursdays la.rrj
Attend Show Luncheon '
Miss Jane Rebal. Mrs. Vincent
Kelley Jr., Mrs. Tom Kriskey, attend
ed a luncheon and fashion show at
the Fontenelle Hotel, Omaha, Wed
nesday afternoon. Miss Veda Capps
was one of the model3 of the fashion
Wisconsin Guest Feted
Mis Anna Moravetz. who is a
puest cf her aunt. Miss Julia Svo
boda, has been honored at many
dinner parties during her visit in
Plattsmouth this week.
Monday the Racine, Wisconsin
resident was a guest of honor at a
luncheon served at high noon at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Koukal,
the former a cousin of the young
lady. Miss Svoboda and members of
Rib, Meaty. Lb
Yonng, Tender, lb
Selected Quality, Set
Beef Cuts. 2 lbs
Sugar Cured Q
Per lb. O
or KING BOLOGNA ff 4
Selected Per lb. &c'
Del Monte Sliced or Half
No. 2V, Can VLZP
U. S. No. 1 Fr. Oregon Italian
Excellent for Canning Jn
Per Box U
Finest of the Season. Idaho
Can Them Now
Bing Packed Qf
Full Bush. Bskt. gAOV
Quart Bskt, 15
Fancy Calif. Thompson Seed
less or Bed Malaga
3 lbs. for
Juicy Bed Jonathans
Beg. Pkgs. - 3 for.
Jar Caps -fl Qc
Carton of Dozen JL
Liquid Fruit Pectin fl tft
8-oz. Bottle Ji
Fine Granulated Beet
Ad for Plattsmouth, Tues.
and Wed., Aug. 29-30
(We reserve the right to limit
quantities of the above items)'
the immediate family were others
present at the dinner.
Mr. and Mrs. Julius Pitz enier
tained at a lovely dinner party In
her honor Tuesday. Miss Pauline
Pitz assisted her mother in the serv
ing. The dinner party included:
Misses Julia Svoboda, Anna Jirou
sek, the guest of honor. Miss Mora
vetz, and the members of the Pitz
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas, Kratoch
ville served as host and hostess Wed
nesday at a dinner served in her
honor. Mrs. Kratochville and Miss
Moravetz are cousins:
Miss Moravetz left last evening
for Omaha, Nebraska where she will
be a guest of Mr. and Mrs. William
Kriskey, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Mal-
vin Davis for the remainder of the
week. She expects to leave for her
Entertained in Omaha
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Spacht, of
New Rochelle, New York, here for
... ... . . . .. i .i
a visit wun tneir relatives ana oiu
friends were in Omaha Wednesday
evening. They were guests of old
friends at dinner. Mr. and Mrs.
Spacht departed .this morning for
Lincoln where they will visit with
friends for a few days.
Serves as Hostess
Mrs. L. B. Egenberger entertain
ed the members of the 'semi-monthly
Tuesday afternoon pinochle club this
week. Misses Margaret Scotten,
Marie Fitzgerald and Mrs. L. w.
Egenberger were the guests present.
Miss Fitzgerald was awarded the
first prize, and Mrs. Henry Ofe re
ceived the second prize.
A luncheon concluded the after
noon pinochle playing.
Garden Club Picnic
The members of the Plattsmouth
Garden club and their families staged
a picnic at the John Larsh farm east
of Union late yesterday afternoon.
A. large group of members as well
as two guests. Miss Anna Moravetz of
Racine, Wisconsin and Mrs. Perry
II. Murdick of Benton Harbor, Michi
gan were present.
The members arrived with well
filled baskets and at 5 o'clock a steak
fry was held. The picnic luncheon
was the club's social event of the
From Friday Dally
Margaret Scotten Entertains
The apartment of Miss Margaret
Scotten In the Coronado apartments
was the destination of the Delta
Deck Bridge club members last eve
ning. Miss Scotten served as the
hostess and presented prizes to Mrs.
Lora Lloyd Kieck, Mrs. L. W. Egen
berger, and Mrs. Thomas Walling.
At the close of the evening she served
Observe Wedding Anniversary
Dr. ana Mrs. 1 T. Heineman and
Superintendent and Mrs. L. S. De
voe motored to Omaha Thursday to
celebrate the passing of the latter
couple's wedding anniversary. The
afternoon was spent In enjoying a
movie, which was preceded by an
Entertain at Dinner
Mr. and Mrs. Max Vallery enter
tained at a dinner for Mr. and Mrs.
F. E. Beesley of Nebraska City and
Miss Dorothy Walsh, their guest, and
Mr. Vernon Filley of Lincoln. Mr.
and Mrs. Beesley are moving to Lin
coln this week end. They have re
sided in Nebraska City while Mr.
Beesley was working on a soil sur
vey in Otoe county.
Announce Wedding Date
Miss Anna Marie Rea, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. F. I. Rea, has selected
Friday, Sept 8
ProgTam at Ash Grove Park
Gov. Cochran, State Officials
and Members of Senate offic
ially Open the Bridge.
John K. Chappel and WOW
Shows up town Afternoon
Saturday, Sept. 9
Old Settlers' Day
Parade and Program Pre
sentation of Certificates to 50
Year Eesidents of County,
Agnes JJritton Stage Revue
and WOW Shows Afternoon
Carnival, Shows, Dance
Saturday, September 16 as her wed
ding date. Miss Rea, who has been
employed as an office girl In the of
fices of Dr. W. S. Eaton and Dr.
Frank Molak and who completed her
last working day yesterday, will
marry Mr. Edward Ossenkop, son of
Mrs. Anna Ossenkop of Louisville.
The wedding is to- take place at the
St. John's Catholic church with Msgr.
George Aglus celebrating the nuptial
mass. . .
Mrs. Shellenbarger Honoree
The members of the K. B. Bridge
club met for a special session last
evening at the home of Mrs. Emmons
Ptak at 1123 Pearl street. The
special occasion was a party held in
honor ,of Mrs. Ernest Shellenbarger,
who is in Plattsmouth visiting her
son, Claire Shellenbarger and fam
ily and other friends and relatives.
Mrs. Shellenbarger, who resides In
Gillette, Wyoming, is a former mem
ber of the club.
The nine ladies present played
bridge during the evening and prizes
were awarded to Mrs. Frank Bestor,
who received the first prize; Mrs.
James Bulin, second; and Mrs. Em
mons Ptak, the consolation. A
guest prize was presented to Mrs.
The party was concluded with a
Tendered Stork Shower
Mrs. Theodore Ptak, Mrs. "Walter
Tritsch, and Mrs. Herbert Schuetz
entertained at a stork shower at the
Coronado apartments last evening in
honor of Mrs. V. V. Ryan. Twenty
four guests in all were present.
The ladies spent the evening In
playing bridge. Prizes for the first
and second scores In bridge were
awarded to Mrs. Carl Ofe and Mrs.
Frank Molak, respectively. The guest
of honor, Mrs. Ryan received a large
number of gifts from her friends.
The hostesses concluded the eve
ning by serving a luncheon.
The guests of the evening were:
MeFdames , John Sattler, Jr., F. R.
Molak, George Jaeger, Carl Ofe.
Everett Pickens. V. C. Soennichsen,
James Mauzy, Charles Howard, Fred
II. Sharpnack. Carl Schneider, Wil
liam Schmidtmann, Jr.. E. II. Bern
hardt. Phillip Hirz, Fred Bourck,
Russell Kunz, Kenneth Schmitt, Carl
Keil. Neville Hodson. Hilt Martin,
M. A. Webb. L. S. Pucelik. Walter
II. Smitlu of this city, Mrs. Glenn
Woodbury, of Nebraska City and Mrs.
Holgen of Elkhorn, sister of Mrs.
From Saturday's Dally
Entertains Bridge Club
Miss Marie Horn served as hostess
to the. Friday afternoon bridge club
at her home yesterday. Mrs. Guy
Long, Mrs. Emmons Ptak, and Mrs.
Rudolph Iverson were the guests
present at the club.
Mrs. Fred Sharpnack and Mrs.
Newton Sullivan were the first and
second prize winners, respectively.
The hostess served a luncheon at the
close of the party.
Enioy Steak Fry
The back yard of Dr. and Mrs.
P. T. Heineman served as the appro
priate place for the steak fry. en
joyed by Mr. and Mrs. Louis Lohnes,
Mr. and Mrs. Lowell S. Devoe, and
Mrs. Edna Dalton of McCook, sister
of Mrs. Lohnes. Following the 6
o'clock steak fry, the group enter
tained themselves by visiting and
served as onlookers as Dr. Heineman
showed moving pictures of some of
his recent trips.
Missionary Society Meets
The Home Missionary society of
the First Methodist church met at
the church parlors for a 1 o'clock
covered dish luncheon Thursday. In
cluded with a group of the members
present was a large number of
guests, who were present for the
.society's first meeting of their fiscal
Owing to the absence of the presi
dent, Mrs. Edward Newton, the past
president and present corresponding
secretary, Mrs. Flora Arn, presided
at the business session.
Mrs. Pearl Mann had charge of
the program and presented a map
talk on home missions. It was a gen
eral review of their homes and
schools taken from the annual re
port. Mrs. Mann cited the society's
different kinds of work and where
these homes and schools are located,
and which are operated by the Wom
en's Home Missionary society In con
nection with the church.
Tendered Shower Wednesday
Mrs. Elvin C. Shryock was the
guest of honor at a kitchen shower
given her on Wednesday afternoon at
2:30 in ' the parlors of the First
Christian church as Louisville. The
shower the second one tendered her
since her wedding on Monday, Aug
ust 7 was given by Mrs. Elvera
Price, Mrs. Chester Eager, and Mrs.
Guests at the shower included:
Mrs. Wayne Gess, Mrs.' Glenn Eager,
Glenn - Warren and Joan Eager,
Mrs. Herbert Eager, La Verne Bene-
dict, Mrs. Bud Pankonln, Mrs. Nor
man Master, Mrs. George Miller,
Miss Daisy Schlater, Mrs. Belle
Twiss, Marjorie Twiss, Mrs.
Anderson, Mrs. Ed Twiss, Mrs
Inman, Mrs. Louie Hennings
John Fleischman, Mrs. Ellis
diet, Maude Urwin, Mrs. S.
son, Thelma Miller, Mrs. August
Carlson, Mrs. Andrew Landgren,
Mrs. Chester Merriam, Mrs. R. N.
Benedict, Mrs. Larry Hendrix, Au
drey Ann Mason, Thelma Mason,
Janice E. Mason, Willard Mason.
Mrs. Robert Gess.
The guest of honor, Mrs. Alyce
Gess Shryock, was showered with
many lovely and useful household
A lunch consisting of Jello, cake,
whipped cream, and coffee was served
by the hostesses.
The 4-H cooking club of Murray,
held their fifth meeting August 15,
1939, at the home of Irvene Meisin
ger. All members were present but
one. Old and new business was dis
cussed. All work was checked that
had been accomplished this year.
At the close of the meeting re
freshments were served by the hos
On August 23, 1939 the Happy
Homemakers held their Achievement
Day program at the home of Marlene
Woodard. Marlene Woodard and
Beverly Brubacher demonstrated the
making of potato salad. Menus were
Judged by members. The afternoon
closed with the hostess serving
Guests were: Mrs. Irvin Meisin
ger and Tommy, Mrs. Minerva Cool
man, Mrs. T. H. Woodard, Mrs.
Everett Spangler, and Mrs. G. E.
GLUT HAMBURGER MARKET
from Friday tmrty
Last evening operators of the
retail hamburger places over the city.
where luscious hamburgers, famous
from Don Norman's to the Wagon
Wheel, are prepared, received calls
for hurried up orders of from ten to
a dozen of the hamburgers. The
toothsome burgers, fit to tempt the
appetite 'of Wimpy, were prepared
and the prospective customer await
ed, but he came not. If the Identi
fication of the party is learned it Is
probable that they' will have to eat
a large array of hamburgers and
ATTEND ELMWOOD FESTIVAL
Friday the members of the Amer
ican Legion Junior drum and bugle
corps were at Elmwood where they
assisted in the program of the eve
ning and made a decided hit with
their snappy drills and musical
The King Korn float, newly re
decorated and In snappy shape for the
fall season was also taken to Elm-
wood to add its part to the colorful
features of the fiftieth anniversary
of the town.
WILL VISIT IN WEST
From Thursday's Dally
Mr. and Mrs. L. L. McCarty are
leaving at the week end for a short
visit in the west, going from here to
Westervirie, Nebraska, with their
daughter, Anna Margaret, who is to
teach at that place the coming term.
Mr. and Mrs. McCarty will then go
on to Sheridan, Wyoming, where
they will visit at the home of Ben
McCarty, brother of Mr. McCarty and
enjoy many of the Interesting places
in that section of Wyoming.
HENRICKSENS HAVE GUESTS
Thursday guests at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. William Henricksen,
Sr. were Mrs. L. L. Jipp of Fort Cal
houn and Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Wilders also of Fort Calhoun. Mrs.
Jlpp, mother of Mrs. Henricksen, is
eighty-nine years of age. Mrs.
Wilders is a niece of Mrs. Henrick
sen and a cousin of Miss Wilhelmina
Henricksen and William Henricksen;
VISIT RELATIVES HERE
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Murphey and
daughter, Vesta Lee, of Lincoln, were
here Wednesday to spend the day at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. William
A. Robertson, parents of Mrs. Mur
phey. The Murphey family are en
route home from a 'pleasant visit at
Cleveland, Ohio, with relatives and
VISITS WITH PARENTS
Herbert Sundstrom of Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania, Is here to enjoy a
3hort visit with his parents. Mr. and
Mrs. Elmer Sundstrom and the old
friends as well as at Louisville and
Lincoln. Herbert and his brother,
Clement have been making their
home In the east for the past year.
Death of Mrs.
in South Dakota
Resident Here for Great Many Years
and Well Known Over .Com
munity, Passes Away.
Mrs. Henry Zuckweiler, 65, for
many years a resident of Platte-1
mouth, died Thursday at her home
at Miller, South Dakota, after a short
Illness and is to be brought back to
this city where funeral services will
be held on Saturday afternoon at 2
o'clock at the Sattler funeral home
at Fourth and Vine streets.
Mrs. Zuckweiler made her home
here for' a great many years, Mr.
Zuckweiler being engaged in busi
ness here for many years in the firm
of Zuckweiler & Lutz, he being as
sociated with E. P. Lutz, brother of
Mrs. Zuckweiler. The family moved
to South Dakota some twenty years
ago and were engaged in farming.
Mr. Zuckweiler has preceded his wife
Mrs. Zuckweiler is survived by her
only son, Dewey Zuckweiler. of Mill
er, five brothers, Edward P., John
and and Mike Lutz of thin city,
George Lutz of Louisville and Fred
Lutz of Murray, one sister, Mrs. Paul
Roesner, Lincoln. There are also sur
viving four grandsons and a large
number of nephews and nieces.
ELMWOOD STARTS FESTIVAL
From Thursday's Dally
This week the village of Elmwood
is observing their fiftieth anniver
sary as an incorporated community
and a very fine festival and carnival
is being held which opened Wednes
There was a very fine crowd pres
ent last evening to attend the fine
program that had been arranged by
the enterprising committee in charge.
Sheriff Joe Mrasek and Deputy
Sheriff Emery Doody were present
at the festival last evening and re
port a fine time by all of the large
crowd and the very best of order was
VISITS AT LINCOLN
From Thursday' Dafty-
Searl S. Davis was at Lincoln
today where he was called to look
after some matters of business and
while there enjoyed a visit at the
home of his mother, Mrs. Mary M.
Davis, as well as with a number of
the old friends.
RETURN TO IOWA
From Friday's Daily-
Mrs. W. F. Huneke and children,
Clyde and Evelyn, who have been
visiting here this week with the old
friends, departed this morning for
their home at Burlington, Iowa, after
a most deliehtful outing. While
here they were house guests of Mi
and Mrs. William L. Heinrich.
PARENTS OF DAUGHTER
Tuesday. Auerust 22 a girl was
born to Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Goch
enour at the home of the latter's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sheldon
In this city. The Gochenours are
residents of Nebraska City and the
mother was the former Miss Ruby
RETURNS FROM MISSOURI
Mrs. Clayton A. Rosencrans, who
has been visiting at the home of her
parents near Honniwell, Missouri,
has returned home. She had a very
delightful time and found the condi
tions in that section of Missouri as
very fine and good crops anticipated.
From Friday' Dally
The Tark Service kittenball team
of Omaha will be here thi3 evening
to take on the Timm's Terrors at
Athletic park. This is one of the fast
teams of Omaha and a red hot battle
is in prospect.
VISITS AT LINCOLN
From Friday's Dally
County Attorney Walter H. Smith
was a visitor in Lincoln today where
he was called to attend to some mat
ters of business at the state capltol
and visiting with friends.
For Prompt and Dependable Ser
vice call Market 3541, Omaha
The Fort Crook
Ft Crook, Nebr.
(We Pa All Phone Calls)
ENROLL FOR BOXING CARNIVAL
Seven Plattsmouth amateurs have
signed up for the open air boxing
tournament during the King Korn
Karnival, but they are not in any one
weight class. Three bantams have
entered, two lightweights and two
middleweights also agreed to do bat
tle on the platform.
Some of the youngsters who want
ed to try for local fistic honors are
unable to enter, because of family
objections and had to withdraw ther
entries. Former Champion Kid
Graves is still looking for seven en
tries in one weight division to fill
out a full card for the boxing pro
gram. Any and all amateurs In Platts
mouth, who are desirous of gaining
laurels in fisticuffs are urged to see
promoter Graves or leave their entry
at the Journal office. Graves is en
deavoring to arrange a special attrac
tion in the boxing line and if he
can arrange it, will announce a spec
ial boxing feature to go along with
the amateur bouts.
FAIR BOOSTERS HERE
From Friday's Dally
This morning with the sounding
of horns, the clanging of bells, a
motor caravan arrived in the city on
a county wide boosting trip to ad
vertise the county fair at Weeping
Water on September 12, 13, 14 and
15. The party brought a large num
ber of the enthusiastic boosters for
the fair which has proven one of the
very best in the state of Nebraska
down through the year, this year
promising even a greater success.
The group was headed by Presi
dent Henry Ragoss of the fair asso
ciation, Frank Woods, secretary, and
Mayor Troy L. Davis of Weeping
The Weeping Water band under
the direction of Dr. L. N. Kunkel
gave several numbers and the com
mittee extended the invitation to the
!ocal people to come to the fair and
enjoy seeing the fine exhibits that
MISSOURI VISITORS HERE
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Alois
Smetana on North 14th street, is
the scene of a very pleasant family
party over the week end as their
children are here from out of the
city to visit them. Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Smetana and daughter, Jean,
of Sedalia, Missouri and Mr. and Mrs.
Louis Smetana and son. Gene, of St.
Louis are stopping here for a few
days. They arrived here from the
west coast where they have been en
joying a motor trip over the "west
and have covered some 7,000 miles
which has taken them through seven
ANTON SVOBODA RECOVERING
Anton Svoboda, who some time ago
fell and broke his hip, is showing
splendid improvement at his home at
1514 Granite street despite his ad
vanced years. Mr. Svoboda was placed
in a wheel chair and is ably taken
care of by other members of the
family. His daughter, Mrs. Marie
Roessler is here from Chicago taking
care of the father. Her sister. Mrs.
Robert Throckmorton of Denver, who
has been here several weeks, return
ed to her home.
HERE FROM CALIFORNIA
Mr nnd Mrs. Tom Rvland of San
Diego. California, were here visiting
the Schiessl boys and Mrs. Max Val
lery. Mrs. Ryland Is a niece. or tne
families. Mr. and Mrs. Ryland left
for Little Rock. Arkansas, to visit
with Mr. Ryland's parents.
FOR SOME TIME we have
been giving you thru these
ads our viewpoints, telling
you we need, appreciate and
want your farm produce.
DOUBTLESS you, too, have
CCI UtJJl view Afuiia vu. ui(U'
keting conditions perhaps
.1 4-1 1 .'mmKAm'n r f
aiullg i lie line ui iiiiyi u in 6
our service to you ; and we
say in all sincerity:
WE WILL BE PLEASED at
any and all times to hear
your viewpoints on how we
can better serve you.
AN EXCHANGE of ideas often
brings about improvement
and, after all, that is what
we're all striving for.
FEEL FREE to discuss with
us at any time anything that
may be to our mutual ad
LOWER MAIN St. PHONE 94
1 Vz miles north and 3 miles ft
east of Union on Rock Road,
LAND, FARM and
ALFALFA SEED FOR SALE
Dakota No. 12 Alfalfa Seed. Sterl
ing Ingwerson, Plattsmouth Phone
Salesman or saleslady for Casa
county to represent forty-nine year
old firm. Age 25 to 50. Salary dur
ing training period. Write room 40C
Woodman Accident Building, Lin
coin, Neb., a24-2tw
Alfalfa seed; nice quality seed.
high test, $15.00 per bushel. Also
have some hedge posts for sale at
25c each. See or call Rueben Mei
singer, Platts. Phone 4404.
This Ad for Tues. 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
and 3:00. Phone your order!
Jar Lids Qc
NEW, LIVE RUBBER
Boss Brand $1.09
White Daisy $1.09
Square Deal 98
Mother's Best . . .$1.25
RICH TASTY OTXC
IGA BRAND IUP
Full Quart Jar 0lLx'
1-lb. Cello Pkg. . . .
2 Cans for. ....
Medium to Small
Full 15-lb. Peck JL3
3 lbs. for JLUC
Cantaloupe 25 C
U. S. No. 1 Italian
Choice, per lb
Corn Fed, per lb
Selected Quality 4
Per lb. . 2lpC
Free Lighted Parking lot in
rear of our store. Watchman to
guard your car on Wednesday
and Saturday nights. TJs it!