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MONDAY, SEPT. 11, 1939.
From Thursday's Daily
Altar Society Meets
ueanesaay auernoon a.
the general Altar society meeting of
the St. John's church vas held in
the church basement. Hostesses who
were selected and present for the oc
casion were Mrs. Julius Pitz. who
served as chairman, Mrs. E. G. Ruff
ncr, Mrs. Rudolph Iverscn, and Mrs.
Ccrda L. Pittman. Despite the heat
twenty-five were present.
The society's president, Mrs. Baltz
Meisinger presided at the business
session while Mrs. Lucy Gaylord
gave the secretary's report.
A social hour of cards. Chinese
checkers, and visiting following the
business meeting. Mis3 Marie Fitz
gerald received the special prize for
the afternoon. A luncheon conciuueu
the afternoon gathering.
Tuesday the home of Mr. and Mrs.
D. O. Divyer was the scene of a very
charmingly arranged noonday lunch
eon in honor of Beverly and Betty
Thorn, granddaughters of Mr. Dwyer.
who with their mother, Mrs. Hamil
ton Thorn and brothers, Tom and
Craig are visiting here. Following
the luncheon the members of the
group were entertained at a theatre
party at tlie Cass theatre. Those to
Community Building Club
ELECTED SEPT. 9
James Dvoracek $50.00 Not Paid
Mrs. Dora B. Marks$50.00 Not Paid
Mott Frady $25.00 PAID
S50 - $50 - 525
L 3 for 23c
Sunrise Sweel, Mild
Mb. Bag, 14i
Beef Cuts. 2 lbs
Sliced or Piece
BULL HEADS, Fresh fgp
Minn. Caught, lb
Dressed, 3 lbs
Sailor Sliced. (In Syrup)
Calif. Seedless or Tokay
GRAPES 4 ft
3 lbs. for JLTf
Tender, Well Bleached tffir
Oregon. Large Stalk lU5
U. S. No. 1 Louisiana Ct
Porto Rican. Lb S'
Fancy Juicy Bed Jonathan
APPLES . CC
Fresh, Solid, Green
Per lb. j)1
Jar Rubbers -j Aq
Beg. Pkgs. - 3 for. 2LJ
Carton of Dozen-Pen-Jel
Hershey's or Baker's
COCOA -fl 9c
Mb. Can JL&
Right to Limit Quantities
Ad for Plattsmouth, Tues.
and Wed., Sept 12-13
enjoy the event were Eleanor ilinor,
Rachel Robertson, Harriett Goos,
Jean Knorr and the guests of honor.
Presbyterian Federation Meets
Following the summer vacation
period, the Woman's Federation of
th First Presbyterian church re-
, ar metIng3 thelr
noon in the Fellowship room. This
federation also reported a very good
attendance. Preceding the business
meeting and the social hour, the
Prayer Circle convened at 2:15 p. m.
and a large number joined in this
informal session cf prayer.
The federation president, Mrs. Roy
Knorr, presided at the meeting. Sev
eral committee reports were given.
The young people of the church had
charge of the program. Mis3 Gloria
Johnson led the devotionals. Richard
Hitt and Miss Eleanor Giles gave
short talks on the work and activities
of the Presbyterian Church Summer
Conference, which they and other
young people aitenaea ai mair wn
year. Miss Jaunita Siglcr rendered
the solo "Abide With Me," her
mother. Mrs. Wiley Sigler serving as
her accompanist. The rest of the
program hour was devoted to an open
r.... rn viKoiInn Tripmnries. Mrs.
IUI IllU . ' 1 . TM.-U...V.. - " "
H. G.iMcClusky, presiding.
Circle 4. of which Mrs. Searl S.
Davis is chairman, served a luncheon
at the close of the meeting.
From Frld- Daflr
Mrs. Gerbeling Entertains
Mrs. Floyd uerbeiing entertainea
two tables of pinochle guests at her
home on west Pearl street last eve
ning. Mrs. Fred Sharpnack was
awarded the first prize, and Mrs.
Vernon Arn, Jr., received the second
prize. Refreshments were served at
the close of the party.
The following guests were pres
ent: Mrs. Fred Sharpnack. Mrs.
Vernon Arn, Jr., Mrs. Louis Tie-
Kotter, Mrs. Frank Enearl, Mrs. L. J.
Hutchinson, Mrs. John Sander, and
Mrs. Richard Beverage.
Hold Farewell Party
A farewell party, honoring Mrs.
Robert Bundy, was given last eve
ning at the home of Mrs: H. C.
Mnrksbury in the Bloom apartment.
The Bundy couple are leavfng soon
for Missouri where Mr. Bundy was
transferred along with other em
ployees engaged in river work. The
guest list comprised twelve women
and the evening was spent in play
ing bridge. Mrs. Walter Smith re-
eived the first prize, and Mrs. Ne
ville Hodson received the second
award. Mrs. Bundy was awarded a
uest prize. The hostess, Mrs. Marks
bury, served a luncheon at the close
of the party.
Present at the farewell party were
Mrs. Clayton Cross, Mrs. Edward
Mische, Mrs. Kenneth Schmitt, Mrs.
Russell Kunz. Mrs. Martin A. Webb,
Mrs. D. B. Ashbaugh, Mrs. Carl Keil,
Mrs. Frank Biggs, Mrs. Walter
Smith, Mrs. Neville Hodson, Miss
Florence Belghley, and the guest of
honor, Mrs. Robert Bundy.
Anna Marie Rea Feted
Mrs. John Bergman. Mrs. Henry
Starkjohn, Mrs. Paul Wohlfarth, and
Mrs. Robert Rea served as hostesses
at a miscellaneous shower tendered
in honor of Miss Anna Marie Rea,
whose forthcoming marriage to Mr.
Edward Ossenkop will occur Satur
day, September 16 at the St. John's
church. The occasion was held last
evening at the John Bergman home
at 7th and Timber streets. The guest
list numbered around eighty.'
The chief feature of the shower
To Serve You More
THE GREATEST ASSET any
business can have is the good
will and friendship of those
IN ALL our transactions with
you that thought remains
uppermost in cur mind.
TT O A ran tit a Vinef nnn f
- " tsi.t, oil IC JUU I 1
If you have suggestions, we M
TTT ill V) A mA1A 4Vi n X I
WE ARE SO BUSY turning
out an increased volume of
Casco Butter (thanks to the
many friends who will ac
cept no substitute) we don't
have a lot of time to talk
but we're always glad to ex
change a friendly greeting
and listen to any criticism
or suggestion for improving
LOWER MAIN St. PHONE 94
was the enactment of a "Tom
Thumb Wedding," by a group of. lit
tle folks. The bride was . Miss Eva
Ion Weber and she was dressed In a
white silk floor-length dress and
wore a white veil. She carried a bou
quet of white flowers. John Francis
Bergman served as the groom and
he was garbed in a black tuxedo.
Miss Betty Jo Gillam served as the
maid of honor and she wore a floor-
length dress of orange and yellow.
The bride's attendant the brides
maid was Mary Beth Gillam. The
groom was attended by Marlene Al
bin. Patty Ann. Gillam was the
flower girl and Bobbie Sue Fitch tied
the knot, In her character as a min
ister. Iater In the evening Bingo was
played and Mrs. Raymond Haith,
Mrs. Herman Hough, and Miss Edna
Mae Petersen were awarded the
A large parasol was arranged to
hold the gifts which were opened
by the bride-to-be.
At the close of the evening the
hostesses served a lunchon.
From Saturday's Daily
Delta Deck Meets
Miss Mathilda Soennichsen enter
tained the members of the Delta Deck
card club at her home Thursday eve
ning. Mrs. Edith Greer, Richardson
county superintendent of schools, and
Mrs. James Bulin were guests of the
club. Prize winners Included Miss
Laura Meisinger, first; Miss Mar
garet Scotten. second; and Miss
Amelia Martens, third. The hostess
served a luncheon during the eve
Mrs. George Thun wa& nonorea
on Friday evening at her home on
South Lincoln avenue. The occasion
was the celebration of the anni
versary of her birthday. The evening
was spent in visiting. Mrs. Thun re
ceived several gifts, also a beautiful
cake prepared by Mrs. Ralph Hyde.
Those present for the evening were
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hyde, Mr. and
Mrs. B. E. Lamphear, Miss Claudlne
and Mr. Dayle Frazier. Mr. Thun and
the guest of honor.
Honored on Birthday
The third birthday anniversary or
Patricia Ann Painter, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Painter, was ob
served on Thursday afternoon at. the
Painter home. Guests at the occasion
included Elizabeth Painter, sifter of
the guest of honor. Billy and Jean
Birdsley of Auburn, Charles Virgil
Kerns, Mrs. Virginia Mitchell, and
the members of the Painter family,
and the guest of honor, Patricia
Ann. Cake and ice cream was served
during the afternoon.
Honored on Birthday
Friday "was the sixty-sixth birth
day anniversary of Mrs. Charles M.
Gradovllle, one of the long time resi
dents of the community and in honor
of the event a large number of the
children gathered at the family home
to join in spending the time with
the mother and grandmother. In the
evening the members of the family
came and showered the mother with
remembrances and several hours
were passed in visiting. At the con
clusion of the evening dainty re
freshments were served. Those at
tending were: Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Gradoville and family. Mrs. T. C.
Kahoutek. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
We8tphalin of Omaha. Mr. and Mrs.
Loren Todd and family of Murray,
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Bourne and fam
ily, Mrs. Frank Ptacek and daugh
ter, Omaha, Mr. and Mrs. John Blot
zer and family. Greeting was also
received from Frank Gradoville of
Washington, D. C.
WINS HIGH HONORS
Boba, white collie owned by L. L.
McCarty of this city, was one of the
outstanding entries at the dog show
at the Nebraska state fair and was
much admired by the hundreds that
visited the show. Boba was awarded
the f-rst honors in her class as a collie
and was second in the grand prize for
the best dog in the show, missing
by a fraction of points of winning
VERY HAPPY ANNIVERSARY
Thursday was the birthday anni
versary of Glen Daniels of this icty
and in honor of the occasion a real
present was received by the father,
a fine eight and three-quarter pound
ion. The little one was born at the
Clarkson hospital at Omaha and with
the mother is showing excellent pro
gress. MRS. ELLA BURKE HERE
From Saturday's Daily
Mrs. Ella Burke of Pasadena, Cali
fornia arrived in Plattsmouth today
to spend a few days visltingr with her
two nieces, Mrs. William Heinrich
and Mts. Blanche Price as well as her
brother-in-law, Mr. Gus Burke, who
makes his home with Mrs. Price.
OFFER EXTRA INCENTIVE
TO GET EXHIBITS IN EARLY
Here's good news for prospec
tive exhibitors at the Agricultural
Hall at Plattsmouth's biggest and
best King Korn Karnival to be
held next week.
Superintendent James Hall is
anxious .to get the exhibits in'
and placed early, so he has arrang
ed ten special prizes five of $2
each and five of $1 each, to be
awarded to exhibitors who bring
their exhibits in BEFORE Mon
day night, Sept.' IS. This money
is in addition to the regular prizes
-a sort of reward that goes to
the "early birds."
In order to be eligible to receive
this extra prize money, you must
bring your exhibit in either Sat
urday, Sunday or Monday, Sept.
16. 17, IS. Mr. Hall and his co
workers will be at the Agricul
tural hall all three days from S a.'
m. to 8 p. m. to receive the ex
hibits and get them placed. No
entry made after Monday night
will be eligible to compete for the
special "early bird" prize money.
For every early entry brought
in, the exhibitor will receive a
numbered coupon entitling him to
participate in the drawing for the
ten special prizes, which are to
be awarded Thursday afternoon.
Sept. 21. at the Agricultural hall
by a committee of three disinter
GET YOUR EXHIBIT In early
and be among those eligible to
participate in this special award
of ten cash prizes five of $2 each
and five of 1 each a reward for
The five $2 prizes go to those
bringing 10 ear corn exhibits and
the five SI prizes go to exhibitors
in other classifications. The more
exhibits you bring during these
three days, the more coupons you
will bofd for the special awards.
All exhibits will also compete for
the regular awards in their respec
VISIT IN CITY
Mr. and Mrs. H. Bilsborough, of
Los Angeles, en route to Chicago and
New York, stopped here for a visit
with Mrs. Bilsborough's grandpar
ents. Mr. and Mrs. Carl W. Kuns
mann and family as well as with
other relatives and friends. Mrs.
Bilsborough spent many happy child
hood hours in this city. She is a
daughter of Mr. '" and Mrs. Ed J.
Kunsmann of El "Paso, Texas. Mr.
Kunsmann was born and reared in
MOTOR TO EDDYVILLE
from Saturday's Dally
Mrs. Earl Leesley and four chil
dren, Shirley, Donald, Edwin, and
Irwin left at midnight yesterday for
Eddyville, Nebraska where they will
spend the week-end visiting their
son and brother, Gerald Leesley as
well as with other friends. This is
the first trip the family have made
to that city where their son has re
sided for almost fifteen years.
RETURN FROM CHICAGO
From Saturday's Dally
This morning Robert Hayes, Stuart
Sedlak and Matthew Sedlak returned
home from Chicago, where they spent
several days on a short outing. The
young men. who" are ball players
themselves, had the pleasure of see
ing the Cubs in action in a number
of games and also the reception to
Gabby Hartnett. veteran catcher and
manager of the Cubs.
MARRIED AT PARSONAGE
Rev. S. G. Schick, pastor of the
St. Paul's Evangelical and Reform
ed church, officiated at the wedding
on Friday of Emery E. Shaft and
Irene B. Lund, both of Omaha, the
ceremony taking place at the church
parsonage. The bride and groom
were accompanied by E. A. Lund,
father of the bride and Gertrude
McDermott, also of Omaha.
MRS. GROSSMAN VISITS HERE
Plattsmouth's distinguished visi
tor Thursday was Mrs. Fred Gross
man of Omaha, area president of
the National Council of Garden clubs
of America, and also state president
of the Nebraska Council of Garden
clubs. She had the pleasure of visit
ing with a number of her friends,
being very well known by a number
of the local Garden club members.
RETURN FROM OUTING
Piom Thursday's Daily
Mrs. Frank Horsak and son, Carl
and Mrs. I. L. Kocian returned home
last evening from St. Llbory, Nebras
ka. The Plattsmouth-party took Mrs.
Kocian's sister, Mrs. Martin Peter-
bettr who-. has -been In Plattsmouth
visiting, home. '
Writes from Old
Home in Baden
Well Known Farmer Enjoying Visit
With Relatives in Germany
Visits Black Forest.
Adolph Wesch, well known farm
er residing west of this city, who
Is now on a trip to bis old home in
Germany, writes to friend3 under
the date or August 23 from the old
heme in Baden, Germany.
Mr. Wesch states that he had been
visiting with the parents at their
home in an attractive village ot
Hie Black Forest region of Germany,
a part of the country filled with
much of the charm and romance of
the old Germany of the past cen
turies. The parents are 78 and 76
vears of age and celebrated their
;o!den wedding anniversary just after
the arrival of Mr. Wesch from the
Mr. Wesch tells of the many
beauties of the Black Forest, the
great pine trees that tower from
seventy to eighty feet and are so
thick that the sun is seldom able to
penetrate extensively into the forest
and in the spaces where the trees
are less thick antelope are to be
The scenery along the Rhine Is
very beautiful, Mr. Wesch states and
the large castles centuries old, dot
the hillsides of the historic' river.
In thl3 section fruits and the vine
yards are excellent and show great
At the time of writing the letter
Mr. Wesch was contemplating going
the next week to Berlin where he
would visit a sister and then go east
through the Polish country to East
Prussia to visit relatives of the Sie
moneit family who reside there.
The developments of the days since
the letter was written have, how
ever, changed the plans of Mr.
Wesch. as war is now prevailing
over that part of Europe. Now the
German army and the Poles are
battling through the areas wliere Mr.
Wesch was to make his Journey and
the French and British armies are
or- moving-into the sections that
threaten the Black Forest section.
BIRTH OF DAUGHTER
Mr. and Mrs. William Kief of this
city have received the news of the
birth of a daughter to Mr. and Mrs.
James Huddleson. of Denver, on Wed
nesday. Mrs. Huddleson was former
ly Miss Dorothy Kief, youngest
daughter of the family. The condi
tion of the mother is reported as be
This afternoon a message was re
ceives here by the Kief family an
nouncing the gradual failing of the
patient and in response to the mes
sage Mrs. William Kief, the mother.
departed for Denver.
MRS. ANNA SLAT0N LEAVES
After spending the summer in
Plattsmouth with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Michael Sedlak and her
brothers and sisters, Mrs. Anna Sla-
ton left for Aledo, Texas where she
met her husband, Timothy Slaton
who Just returned from South Amer
ica where he has been employed In
Colombia for many months. Before
arriving at her destination, Mrs. i
Slaton visited with friends In Tulsa,
Oklahoma, Fort Worth, Texas, and ;
Kansas City. Mr. and Mrs. Slaton
anticipate touring the south for many
months. ' .
DEPART FOR MONTANA
Russell Wasley and wife after
spending the past three weeks visit-
nir his narents. Mr. and Mrs. W. W.
Wasley departed for Superior, Mon
tana where he is engaged in teachi
Russell's host of friends gave his
bride a hearty welcome and that re-
mpmhrance with the many girts
showered on them, we hope, will add
to the pleasure and happiness on the
new Journey in life on which they
We are in the Market for.
Springs Special Prices
Open Every Evening
Bring In Your Produce!
Conveniently Located 5th and Main
Center oz .Business section
Mrs. Eliza Leddy, Mother of Four
Children, Passes Away at Home
of Daughter in Ashland.
Following a period of failing
health in the last year, Mrs. Eliza
feddy, widow of the late William
Leddy, passed to her last reward
Friday morning at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. P. F. Duerr in Ash
land, Nebraska. Mrs. Leddy, who
had reached her 90th year, has been
bedfast for the past several months
and had gradually grown weaker un
til death overcame her.
Mrs. Leddy was a pioneer citizen
of Cas3 county and a long time resi
dent of South Bend precinct. The
Leddy family were prominent farmers
in that section of the county and
were the parents of four children. In
her declining years she has made
her home largely with her children
and at the time of her death had
lived with her daughter in Ashland.
There Is left to mourn her passing
WE DELIVER PHONE 23 AND 24
This Ad for Tues. and Wed.
m rut wuitc
SAL ADA TEA
Vz lb. Black 37
VA lb. Black 196
Y2 lb. Green ..33
lb. Green 17
Rolled Oats fftc
Large Pkg. W
NEW, LIVE RUBBER
Jar Rings fftc
Corn Flakes Oftc
2 Pkgs. for
and Cereal Bowl Free I
Per Pkg. - AA
IGA BRAND 4 (
Full Quart Jar
3 54 -lb. Bag . . .
2 Pkgs. for. . .
3 No. 2' Cans
Small to Medium
Early Ohios 25c
Large Size. Peck
7 lbs. for-
All Meat. Lb
They're Delicious and
Economical. Per lb
two daughters. Mrs. Henry Oehlerk
ing of Wabash and Mrs. P. F. Duerr
of Ashland; two sons, William and
John Leddy of Ashland.
RED CROSS TO AID POLAND
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UP)
The American Red Cross, answering
the first call for relief from bellig
erent nations, today announced that
?50,000 will be expended for hospital
tents, drups, and blankets to be
shipped to Poland.
At the same time the Red Crors
announced that $2.",000 has keen ad
vanced to the American hospital in ,
Paris to meet emergency demands
created by the conflict. Norman II.
Davis, chairman of the Red Cross
said that chapters throughout tie
United States would receive contri
butions from persons desiring to ail.
ZITKAS HAVE GUESTS
Mrs. Margaret Tefft and son. Tur
ner were in Plattsmouth Wednesday
nnd spent the day with Mrs. Anna
Zitka and family. Mrs. Tefft Is a
former resident of Plattsnioiith, she
being formerly Miss Margaret But
tery. The Tefft family make tin ir
home in Omaha.
niP rnp wuiTrp wacufc
Gooch's Best . . .$1.65
Square Deal . . . .$1.19
Golden Sun $1.39
NEW CROP CHOICE
Per lb -a.
Pork & Beans
Cans, each .
Pork & Beans
No. 2'2 can.
SANDWICH SPREAD or
1 Qt. Jar
No. 2 Tins, each AU
No. 2 Tin.
Gallon Pail. 45 dlTn
5-lb. Bag, 23 US l
3-lb. Bag iLjg)
3 lbs. for
2 lbs. for
AH Meat. Lb..
Corn Fed Shoulder