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T2uSDAY, SEPT. 21, 1939.
PIATTSMOTrTH SEMI - TOEE1T JOTTEWII
Prom Monday's Daily
Hold Coffee Sunday
With the coming of the fall sea
son, the usual fall, -winter, and spring
months for the serving of coffee
luncheons commenced Sunday at the
Holy Rosary church when the ladies
of the Altar society served as hos
tesses for the first occasion at the
church club rooms at 3 p. m. and
which climaxed at 6 p. m. Hostesses
for the occasion were Mesdames Wil
liam Swatek, Thomas Walling, Loren
Todd, Charles Vltousek, and Anna
Slavicek. According to the report
of the committee a large crowd was
served during the afternoon.
Sapper Proves Successful
Over 200 were served at the 'Har
vest Home supper given by the
Ladies' Guild of the St. Paul's Evan
gelical and Reformed church Satur
day. Sept. 16. The supper, served
in the parlors of the church, attract
ed large numbers from out of town.
According to the report of the presi
dent. Mrs. Frank Horsak, a neat sum
was realized for the society's bene
fit. Serving commenced at 5 o'clock
and It was well under way at 8
o'clock yet. The evening menu in
cluded: Fried chicken, mashed pota
toes with gravy, buttered green
beans, combination cabbage slaw,
buttered rolls. Jelly, pickles, apple or
cherry pie, coffee.
Kozacek, and Margaret Hazuka. Re
freshments were served by Mrs.
Zitka, assisted by her daughters. Miss
Dorothy Zitka and Mrs. Ed Remar of
Omaha, after which time the guest of
honor opened her many lovely gifts.
Those present were Mary Ann Lin
der. Rose ' Marie Prohaska, Donna
Fae Mason, Millie Kozacek, Teresa
Slatinsky, and Mary Phyllis Soen
nichsen of this city and Mildred Ann
and Betty Jane Gruidel and Mar
garet Hazuka of Omaha.
Joseuhine Sedlak Surprised:
Nine guests were present at a sur
prise birthday party in honor of
Josephine Sedlak. given by her aunt,
Mrs. Anna Zitka at the Zitka home
Games were played during the
course of the afternoon, the prize
winner being Teresa Slatinsky. Millie
LAND, FARM and
We offer the following, all High.
4 Young Hares
25 Milk Cows, Holsteins
.... . ., Beds and Eoans
15 Young Heifers
5 Young Bulls
10 Sows, farrowing soon
Livestock is still the farmer's best
bet for making money. Our easy-payment
plan, without finance charges,
available if desired. Come and see us.
Novak Auto Company
Nebraska City, Kebr.
Holds House Party
Miss Helene Perry was hostess
over the week end at a very delight
ful house party at the lovely Perry
country home south of- this city. The
group Included former college friends
and associates and comprised Harold
McCarty, manager of radio station
WUA of Norfolk, Jerry Bartell, dra
matic program manager. Bill Harley
and Victor Perrin, announcers at
the radio station, Gerfrude Hastings
of Newman Grove, Ellen Dugan and
Dorothy Hansen of Omaha. The party
are on their way home from a visit
at the San Francisco exposition and
stopped here some three weeks ago
while on their way to the west.
Frances Eastridge, Mary Jo Rebal,
Donna Lou Richards, Donna Lee Rho-
den, Donna Cotner, Charles Newton,
Marvin Ferris, Junior Parker, Bobble
Meisinger, Junior Kaffenberger, Al
vin Rakow, Junior McCarty.
Mrs. Fleming Feted
Although her birthday does not
occur until Wednesday, Mrs. Almeda
Fleming, who resides at 1108 Vine
street, was the guest of honor at a
surprise birthday party tendered her
Sunday by her children, close rel
atives and friends. The Nehawka
and Dunbar guests came with well-
filled baskets of food and the dinner
served at the noon hour proved to be
the main feature of the day. Guests
ror the day included Mr. and Mrs.
Elmer Stull. the latter Mrs. Flem
ing's daughter; Mr. and Mrs. Will
Stull, parents of Elmer Stun; Mr.
and Mrs. John Chandler; Mr. and
Mrs. George Dickman; Charles Heeb
ner and daughter, Imo, all of Ne
hawka; Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Flem
ing and family, Mr. Fleming being
Mrs. Almeda Fleming's son, of Dun
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Otto
VVohlfarth was the scene of a very
pleasant birthday party on Saturday
honoring the ninth birthday anni
versary of their son, .Richard. A
group of the friends were - invited
in to enjoy the afternoon in games
and at which a great deal or pleas
ure was derived. The guest of honor
received many very attractive gifts
from the friends as remembrances.
A delicious luncheon was servea Dy
Mrs. Wohlfarth and which featured
the handsome birthday cake.' Mrs.
Wohlfarth was assisted in serving
by Mrs. Philip Keil. Mrs. A. F. Sey-
bert and Mrs. B. C. Rakow. Those
attending were Carol Rakow. ar
lene Meisinger. Lucy Ann Meisinger,
ran mu mm
alike on the Frugal and Prodigal ... but
Days Shorten ...
and shadows lengthen ... against which time
better save and be safe
Entertained at Nebraska City
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Thygeson of
Nebraska City served as host and
hostess Sunday at a 1 o'clock lunch
eon in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
White of Dallas, Texas, the former
being Mrs. Thygeson's brother. Mr.
White has been in Nebraska for the
past several days, but his wife, who
has been visiting in Missouri for
several days, arrived in Nebraska
City Saturday. The occasion was
held in the blue rooms of the Grand
hotel. An informal afternoon of
visiting followed the luncheon.
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. Thygeson
were: Mrs. J. A. Donelan of this
city; Mr. and Mrs. ICarl Brown and
daughter. Miss Marion of Papillion;
Ruth and Louise Thygeson of Oma
ha, daughters of the Thygesons; Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Thygeson, the for
mer a son of the Thygesons. of Ne
braska City; and the guests of honor,
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph White of Dallas,
Before leaving for their home in
Dallas, the Whites will be guests of
Dr. and Mrs. F. D. Burgess at Cedar
Rapids, Nebraska, and Dr. and Mrs.
W. Naumann at Columbus, Nebraska.
From Tueaay Darty
Woman's Club Meets
The first official meeting of the
Plattsmouth Woman's club was held
last evening at 8 o'clock at the home
of Mrs. P. Y. McFetridge with Mrs.
Fred Lugseh, Mrs. Fred Howland,
Mrs. Joseph McMaken, and Mrs.
Philip Hirz as co-hostesses. The
evening devotionals were given by
Mrs. William Heinrich. Mrs. Frank
Mullen, the society's president, pre
sided at the meeting. Two high
school girls. Misses Betty Cadwell
and Betty Bruce, were guests of the
Mrs. Robert B. Hayes, the society's
parliamentary chairman, gave a re
view of the by-laws and the consti
tution for the coming year. The
meeting climaxed with a luncheon
3erved by the hostesses.
tess assisted by other members of the
family, who came with well-filled
baskets to "swell" the menu list of
the dinner. The major portion of the
evening was spent in playing cards
pinochle being the prevalent game.
Guests at the occasion were: Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Kafka and daugh
ter, Alice, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Krejei and children. Raymond and
Mary Jane, Miss Ruby Malarky, all
of Omaha; William Hendricks of
Faribault. Minnesota: Mr. and Mrs.
Philip Lipert and children, Stanley,
Louise, and Arthur, Mr. and Mrs.
James Lipert and children, Mary
Ann, Betty, and Helen of this city;
and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Coburn and
son. Ronald of Omaha.
Mrs. Coburn and Mr. Krejcl re
ceived many gifts as tokens of con
gratulations and greetings from their
Dorothy Wall Showered
Mrs. Walter Steinkamp and Mrs.
Max Bowman entertained at a mis
cellaneous shower last evening at the
former's home In honor of Miss Dor
othy Wall, whose marriage to Doran
Dowman will occur in the near fu
ture. Thirty-five guests were .pres
ent, each entering with their gift to
the guest of honor. Out-of-town
guests at the shower included Mrs.
Griffin and Mrs. Russell Arnold of
Union and "Florence Kent of Nebras
ka City. Mrs. Leslie Hutchison, Mrs.
Dan Reichstadt, and Mrs. Olive Kln
ny were prize winners for the eve
ning. A luncheon, served by the hos
tesses closed the pleasant event.
the serving of refreshments which
Included the delicious birthday cake.
In serving Mrs. Howland was assist
ed by Mrs. Frank Horsak and Mrs.
W. I. Howland. Those who attended
the event were Ileen Lowson, Betty
Jean Sanders, Marie Bashus, Lois
Schroeder. Betty Jo and Mary Bess
Gillam, Jean Fisk, Richard Gapen.
Lester Hart, Ernest Schubeck. Allan
rCoble. Bobbie Moore, Carl Horsak,
Billy Howland and the guest of
honor, Betty Jean Howland.
ENJOYABLE CLUB MEETING
PLACING S AT COUNTY FAIR
The following placings were given
in the girl's 4-H club work at the
Cass county fair held at weeping
Water the past week. The results
show the hard work of the girls from
all sections of the county:
Learning to Sew
Work Box Velma Edwards, 1st;
Alice Wolph. 2nd; Lois Kime, 3rd.
Holder Alice Lanum, 1st; Joan
Kropp. 2nd; Elizabeth Perry, tra.
Kitchen Towel Ann bperry, isi.
Leona Wilkens, 2nd; 1'eari yum-
Portfolio of Sample Stitches
Suzanne Yeiser, 1st; Velma Edwards,
2nd; Mary Lou Taylor, 3rd.
Kitchen Apron Frances Arnold.
1st: Wanda Jean Buell, 2nd; Donna
House Dress Norma Clements,
1st; Frances Arnold, 2nd; Doris Mid
Stocking Darn Mary Lou Taylor,
1st; Suzanne Yeiser, 2nd; Relda Ed
Slip Darlene Rieckman, 1st: Lois
Jean McDonald, 2nd; Betty Webb.
Accessory for Summer Wear (Hand-
i kerchief) Violet Hadley, 1st; Helen
Celebrate Wedding Anniversary r",""' d Darning Inez Alt-
iUUlsuaj' orpitrmuci i i nouse lst; Lucile Amelong, 2nd
From 'Wednesday's Dairy
Entertains for Petters
Tuesday evening Misses Mia and
Barbara Gering were hostesses at a
most charmingly arranged Informal
dinner party for Canon and Mrs.
V. J. H. Petter, who are visiting here
from Texas. The dining table was
very attractive with a centerpiece of
fruit to add a very artistic touch to
the scene. Miss Amelia Friedrict
was a guest.
57th wedding anniversary of Mr. and
Mrs. B. B. Warthen of this city. A
group picture, representing five gen
erations, was printed in last evening's
Omaha. World-Herald. Mrs. War
then, 73, and Mr. Warthen, 83, were
married in Douglas, Nebraska, fifty
seven years ago on September 14.
They have made Plattsmouth their
home since 190C. Mr. and Mrs. War
then have ten children, thirty-four
grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren,
and one great-great-granddaughter.
Federal Insured Shares
Monthly payment ... or any amount at any
time ... for Cash Dividends or to accumu
late earnings! There's no better way!
f Neb. City Federal Savings & Loan Ass'n
Chartered and Supervised by U. S. Government
Obrerves 60th Birthday
A' six o'clock dinner on Monday
evening served as the birthday anni
versary occasion in honoring E. J
Ferrie, who observed the passing of
his sixtieth year that day. The din
ner was -prepared and served by his
wife, Mrs. Ferrie and his daughter,
Mrs. Carl Chriswisser of this city.
Dinner guests included Mr. and Mrs.
Carl Chriswisser and Mr. and Mrs.
E. J. Ferrie. Later in the evening a
group of close friends and neighbors
came in and showered Mr. Ferrie
with abundant wishes for many more
SKnn0 Finer flavor, freshness and tenderness
X FOR YOUR z j
PROTECTIOM m foed prepared with
Ltl MJ SHORTENING PURPOSES
Ci&Ct K IB. 2 LBS. FOR
THIS NEW SECRET PROCESS LARD SOLD BY
FOLLOWING PLATTSMOUTH STORES
Blade IS White Grocery-Market
Phil Hirz Quality Market
E. A. Vurl Grocery
Also Other Dealers throughout County Ask for and Accept
Only WILSON'S CERTIFIED PURE LARD at Your Store.
IPS MADE IN NEBRASKA
kvkrv porxn of- vegetable. on. lard axt butter substi
tutes YOU BUY HELPS REDUCE KEVEXIE UF KEBR. FARMERS!
Frank J. Konbek Honored
Frank J. Koubek's birthday anni
versary occurred today but a party,
attended by members of the imme
diate family, was tendered him last
evening: at his home at 623 North
Ninth street. The occasion was given
by his wife, Frances, and who cli
maxed the evening: by serving a
luncheon of ice cream and cake.
Guests of the evening included Mr.
and Mrs. Adolph Koubek and daugh
ters, Lillian and Antlonette. Mr. and
Mrs. John V. Svoboda and daughter.
Margaret Ann. and the members of
the Frank J. Koubek family.
Celebrate Joint Birthdays
Ms. Ralph Coburn and Mr. Charles
Krejcl of Omaha were the guests of
honor at a surprise birthday party
sflven in their honor Sunday, Sep
tember 10 at the James Lipert farm
home. Mrs. Coburn's birthday fell on
that date but Mr. Krejci's birthday
occurred on Monday, September 11,
r?o the two occasions were celebrated
jointly. The party commenced with
an evening dinner served by the hos-
Miss Bess Sabatka. daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Anton Sabatka of Weston,
was united in marriage to Mr. Joseph
Baburek, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Baburek, Sr.. pt Omaha. The
marriage ceremony took place on
Monday morning, September 11 at
9 o'clock at the St. John's Catholic
church in Weston. Over 100 guests
wpre nresent at the nuptial cere
mony and the reception, which fol
lowed the church ceremony.
Following their honeymoon trip to
Denver, the newlyweds returned to
their home in Omaha where they will
make their home in the future. They
will reside in an Omaha apartment
until Ihe building or their new home
on 13th street is completed.
Plattsmouth people who attended
the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs.
Adolph Koubek and daughters. Lil
lian and Antlonette, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank J. Koubek and family, Mr.
and Mrs. James Lipert, and Mr. and
Mrs. John V. Svoboda and daughter,
Mr. Baburek is a nephew of the
Adolph Koubeks and Mrs. Frank Li
pert of this city.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Howland was the scene of a very de
lightful birthday party of little folks
Monday afternoon, honoring the sixth
birthday anniversary of Betty Jean
Howland. The little folks had a
most pleasant time in the playing of
games of all kinds that passed the
time pleasantly and culminated in
Other Article or Garment Mane
Anderson. 1st; Imogene Pollard, 2nd;
Marv Krecklow. 3rd.
Portfolio Wardrobe (12 Summer
Finishes) Doris Anderson. 1st;
Helen Grant. 2nd; Mary Krecklow,
School or Sport Dress Doris An
derson, 1st; Mildred Schlaphoff, 2nd;
Laura Grace Lesan. 3rd.
Afternoon or Party Dress Hazel
Keitzel. 1st: Doris Bird, 2nd; Violet
Costume Complete (School or
Sport) Dorothy Frollch, 1st; Marie
Costume Complete (Afternoon or
Party) Idella Buell, 1st; Helen
Best Club Exhibit "Swift Stitch
ers." Nehawka, 1st; "Eagle Snappy
Stitchers," 2nd; "Busy Ba3ters," 3rd.
Tea Towel Helen Meredith, 1st;
Margaret Opp. 2nd; Darleen Swan,
Comfort Protector Mary Lou Com
er, 1st: Gladys Comer, 2nd; Mary
Lou Garrison- 3rd.
Waste Basket Gladys Edmonds,
1st: Helen Mary Meredith. 2nd.
Hat Stand Norma Mae Younker,
Patchwork Pillow Marie Ander
son, 1st; Orlah ;Kuntz, 2nd; Betty
Window Treatment Edith Schnei
der, 1st: Ann Thoren, 2nd; Ohlah
Dresser Scarf Doris Anderson,
1st: Eda Tyson, 2nd.
Dressing Unit Helen Grant, 1st;
Louetta Meyer, 2nd; Eileen Schroe
Home Economics Aileen Doeden.
1st; Alice Wolph, 2nd; Margaret
Agricultural Helen Grant. 1st;
John 4 Wolph. 2nd; Velma Edwards.
Secretaries' Books Violet Hadley,
1st; Loretta Meyer, 2nd; Irene Ty-
Arbor Day Boosters. Margie Ruth
Pollard, leader, 1st; The Foresters,
Lloyd Scott, leader, 2nd; Camp Creek
Forestry, Inez Muenchau, leader, 3rd.
Bird Houses Alberta Dreeszen,
1st: LeRoy Dreeszen, 2nd; Dorothy
A very enjoyable afternoon was
spent Wednesday when the Social
Workers' Flower club met at the
home of Mrs. J. L. Stamp for their
Mrs. Georgia Creamer and Mrs.
S. T. Gilmour were the assistant
On account of the extreme warm
weather a short business meeting
was held, and the ladies spent most
of the time playing Bingo. Mrs. John
Meisinger won the highest score and
Mrs. Walter Martin second highest.
Prizes were awarded to these ladies.
Three guests were present at the
meeting, Mrs. John Fulton, Miss Tye
and Mrs. Mayme Phillipson. Mrs.
Phillipson who is a member of the
rlub has been unable to attend for
The hostesses served a two-eourre
lunch to their guests.
ENLISTS m AIR CORPS
From Tuesday's Eh:j.
Thcmas Spencer So'omor. cn cf
Mr. and Mr3. Jc?fh Solonvn. u iy
?nlisted in the student air tp? ani
will be called into trainirg cn Th )---3av
when he will proceed t' I:. rt
Field, California, v. h his ; .
training will tart.
The young ni'in Is a rn I i.to cf
the elar.s of 19::9 c-f the ;..r:il l.:rh
chool end in bis nli.-tm-!if in
air corr-s realizes an :.rri! :: t.nt
he ha1? hd f r many y.ir f ,r th"
5ir service. The recent r.-!er f t )
war department h: i p nd the -.ay
fo the training of svral t !:(viy i. l
additional new ri ots.
Phone Printing orders to No. 6.
FIND PATIENT IKPE0VING
Mrs. W. O. Reeves was at Lincoln
Sunday where she spent a few hours
visiting with Mr. Reeves at the U. S.
Veterans' hospital. He was very
much improved and seemed the best
for some time and which was very
encouraging to the members of the
20C per Bushel
11 2 miles north and 2 miles
east of Union on rock road.
An important Announcement
to Farmers, Feeders, Hog Raisers
The PIATTSM0UTH FEED CENTER, is very mnch pleased to
announce that they are now in position to furnish you with
MINRAL MEAT MEAL, the result getting; Meat Meal which is fast
taking the place of Tankage in every successful hog; feeding pro
gram. This MINRAL MEAT MEAL when fed at the rate cf 3 oz.
per head per day is the cheapest gain getter on the market today.
One bag will do the work of TWO bags of tankage.
A representative will be cn hand at the Shemblen-Helm Hilling
Co. booth in the Korn Palace to answer your questions during the
King Korn KarnivaL Stop in and see us. We will be glad to serve
you. Register at the booth for FREE PRIZES which will be award
ed at 8:00 p. m. Saturday, September 23, 1S39.
See the poods vou Tmy. Catalog
but how about the aoods when
descriptions are allurlna enough,
vou cet them?
r DAY IS FOOD VALUE DAY" I
Ad for Plattsmouth. Friday, Saturday, 22-23
PHONE 93 and 95 WE DELIVER
Blsck and Tan, Fig Bars. Vanilla
Wafers, Cocoanut Squares.... 2 lbs.
Miller's, Large Size
16-oz. Packages 3 for
Big Ben, Prince Albert, Kentucky
Club or Velvet your Choice, each. . .
Paxton Gas Roasted High In Quality;
Low in Price! You'll like this Coffee. Lb..
The extraction of gasoline from
peat has been announced by sci
entists. We announce that you will be de
lighted with the shiny new appear
ance of your car inside and out after
we wash it. Our wash Jobs are most
inexpensive speedy service drive
in any day.
CONOCO SERVICE STATION
Joe Hendrix, Lessee and Operator
Washing - Greasing- - Tire Repair
Phone 1324 Hour Service
COFFEE h BANANAS
Butter-Nut rirm, Yellow-Ripe
ney. or unp,
lb. Tin or Jar
Ex. Spec., Lb.
5-1 b. Bag
Banner, Quick or
Reg., 3 lb. Box
2-lb. Jar. . .25c
10 lbs. for
10 lbs. for
SEE AND HEAR THE
1940 Coronado Radios
SSS". - - $6o9S 5SY. - $12.95
, AND UP AND UP
SEE AND COMPARE THE NEW
1940 Coronado DeLuxe Oil Heaters
at and up
FREE Cor onado Drain Tubs
WITH PUECHASE OF
Coronado Electric Washer. . . .$54.95
Coronado Gas Power Washer. .$84.95
Come In and Get Acquainted
GAMBLE mm. ' AGRJGV
Phone 294 W. R. YORK Plattsmouth
SO A D P & G, O-K cr CRYSTAL WHITE 4
w Leading Brands, Large Bars. Your choice, ea..il
COCOA 2 lb. Can 19C
POTATOES 15 lb. Peck 20c
MIEN'S MEAT DEPAQTLIEflT
Phone 95 and 93. We have Four Deliveries Daily
8:30 a.m. 10:30 a. m. 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
BEEF ROAST, extra fancy quality, lb.. 17$
PLATE BOIL, lean, meaty, lb 10 C
BEEF STEAK, Shoulder, lb 20 c
5 lb. Cox ....
LEG OF LAMB, lb 25
LAMB CHOPS, lb 25 1
PORK CHOPS, choice Center cut, lb 23i
PORK BRAINS, lb 10$
WE ALSO HAVE A FULL LIKE OF
Cold Meats - Dressed Poultry - Dill and Sweet Pickle