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December 18, 1941

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^^atte l iji^iws^^^^"i*Ji/:^^ JW·^4^ W l;.^l. | ( » i a^||(» - J^ ^^ PAGE TWO THE SIKESTOtf (MO.) HERALD THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1941 BENEFIT BASKETBALL GAME Admission - 45c Federal tax - 5c TOTAL - 2 GAMES -- SIKESTON vs. CAPE CENTRAL - - SIKESTON ARMORY - - FRIDAY NIGHT, DEC. 19 FIRST GAME STARTS AT 7 P. M. -- PROCEEDS FROM GAMES TO BE USED FOR HOSPITALIZATION AND DOCTOR BILLS OF JAMES MOORE D. A. R. COOPERATES AVITII RED CROSS PROGRAM Mrs. YV. O. Carroll entertained members of her club with a dessert bridge Tuesday afternoon at Rustic Rock Inn. Mrs. C. D. Matthews Jr. will entertain with a dinner party at h e r home o n North street Christ- , _ , - , * mas eve with members of her | choosing or a high school girl for Immediate family as guests. I the Pilgrimage to Washington Mrs L M- Standley entertain- D - C., in April, was discussed and \vith n rtinnpr nartv Tuesday reports of various departments Miss Alma Harris was hostess to the King's Highway Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, last Saturday afternoon at her home on North New Madrid street. During the short business session, at which Miss- Audrey Chancy, the regent, presided, the chapter voted to contribute five ed with a dinner party Tuesday night at her home on Moore avenue in observance of her husband's birth anniversary. Ten gentlemen guests were present to we EC given. Aiding in National Defense was stressed and members gave reports on what they were doing in ADAGEXE LEGAN WEDS FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR HERE enjoy the evening with Mr. Stand- sewing and knitting for the Red , . Cross. A contribution of ten__ dollars was given to the School MUSICAL TEST GIVEN j of the Ozarks. WOMAN'S CIVIC CLUB! Mrs - A - J - Renner, program chairman, used Christmas for her F. W. Van Home, An interesting musical test, un- theme. Mrs. der direction of Mrs. C. D. Mat- j who had char Se of the music, in- thews 3d, composed the program | troduced Mrs. M. L. Canedy, Mrs. ·riven by the Woman's Civic Club | Elmer Poage and Mrs. Dellar at the regular meeting held Tuesday afternoon in the library auditorium. Mrs. A. D. Martin was c _ ! Mott, who sang, Christmas carols. A Chistmas party followed and was enjoyed by the members and guests. Gifts were exchanged by the members. EASTERN STAR CHAPTER ELECTED NEW OFFICERS awarded first prize and Randol Wilson second prize in the contest. At the business session, presided over by Mrs. Paul Heckemeyer. it was voted to sponsor a Girl Scout troop, the organization to be under direction of Miss Virginia Cook, a teacher at the South grade school. Girls in the fifth and sixth grades will be eligible to membership. It was also voted to distribute baskets of food to five needy and worthy families in Sikeston and to include toys for the children of these families. Mrs. A. B. j Pleas Malcolm: associate worthy Woodbury will be in charge of j patron. Buel Sizemore; secretary, In a ceremony performed at 8:30 o'clock Sunday morning at the Methodist church, Mrs. Adagene Legan, daughter 'of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bowman, and Guy Dixon Jr. of Hendersonville, N. C., were married by Rev. E. W. Bartley, the pastor. Following the marriage ceremony, which was witnessed by a small group of relatives and close friends, the young couple left for Augusta, Ga., where Mr. Dixon has been employed for the past ten weeks as instructor in the Georgia Areo Tech. Mr. Dixon, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Dixon of Hendersonville, was among the first five instructors to be stationed at the Missouri Institute of Aeronautics here. The young couple were entertained -with 'a dinner Saturday night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. O. T. Elder, after which they were entertained by Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lambert at their home on Park avenue. SIXTY-SIXTH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY DEC. 24 Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Vowels, long-time residents of Sikeston, will observe their 66th wedding anniversary on Christmas Eve night at their home on North Stoddard street. The observance will be quiet because of the advanced years of Mr. Vowels, who is 90 years old and who has recently been ill, and Mrs. Vowels, who is aged 82 years. Four of their nine children, Mrs. Nora Minner, Don Vowels and Mrs. Sayers Tanner of Sikeston, and Mrs. R. L. Warner of Tulsa, Okla., who is spending the winter here, will be with them on that day. Members of the families of these children will also spend a part of the day with them. SIKESTON GIRL WED IN ST. LOUIS FRIDAY PLEASING CONCERT GIVEN BY MRS. HONORA McKAY Miss Marjorie Hocker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Hocker, and Ralph Mayer were married Friday morning at 10 o'clock by Rabbi Julian H. Miller at his home in St. Louis. MRS. RUSSELL GIVES LOCAL LIBRARY HISTORY The history of the Sikeston public libbrary was described by Mrs. Arch Russell at the monthly meeting of the district WPA library training class held at the Sikeston public library today with the district librarian, Miss Ross Floyd Crigler of Cape Girardeau in charge. Approximately 30 WPA library workers were present for the meeting", which included a filing lesson and various talks on technical subjects that will be of assistance to the workers. The training class is for the benefit of WPA workers in libraries in the Southeast Missouri district, some of whom have the. responsibility of operating libraries without sufficient training and with no supervision. To save electric light during the fuel shortage, officials of Dublin, Eire, will hold meetings in the day-time. An elephant is able to pull nails out of boards with its trunk. Mrs. F. F. Converse was elected worthy matron of the Eastern Star Chapter at the regular meeting held on Thursday night of last week at Odd Fellows hall. Mrs. Converse had been acting worthy matron for the past several months. Other officers elected were worthy patron, I. G. Lewis; associate worthy matron, Mrs. distributing the baskets. Mrs. Allan L/ibby was received into the club as a new member. Hostesses for the afternoon tea which followed the program were Mesdames Dale Fulton. James Smith and Charles L. Kirk. PARTY GIVEN TUESDAY FOR METHODIST GROUP urer, Steve Humphreys; treas- Miss Lillian Putnam; con- Miss Kathryn Clark entertained the Weslevan Service Guild and ductress, Mrs. Gene Kindred; associate conductress, Miss Virgina Matthews; Ada, Miss Eleanor Hahn; Ruth, Mrs. Paul Trotter; Esther, Mrs. G. M. Fowler; Martha. Mrs. Buel Sizemore; Electa, Mrs. George R. Gregory; warden. Miss Mildred Jackson; sentinel, Frank Kindred; chaplain. Mrs. William Woehlecke; marshal. Mrs. Elmer Poage. and organist, the Philathea Sunday school class i Mrs. L. E. Ford, of the Methodist church Tuesday j Officers will be installed at the night at her home on Stoddard Odd Fellows hall on January 8. street with a Christmas party, j Mrs. Candace Green of Dexter Twenty-nine young ladies at- j will be the installing officer, Mrs. tended the party and made clothes | Robert Mow the installing mar- for two dolls which the group will j shal. Mrs. Lottie Beasley of St. give away at Chritsmas time, j Louis, chaplain, and Mesdames Games and refreshments were j Hugh Stewart and Steward also enjoyed. Hoover, organists. WOMEN JAYCEES TO DEVOTE | A "Jallopy" breakfast was giv- MEETING TO WELFARE WORK \ en a t the home of Mrs - L - M 1 Standley this morning for the The Junior Women's Chamber I benefit of the Prc-School unit. Mrs. R. A. Harper assisted Mrs. Standlev in entertaining. of Commerce, in line with their custom the past several years. __ will devote their last meeting of | Ml . and Mrs j Wm Fo]ey en . the year to preparing and wrap- · t e r t a i n e r l w i t h a Christmas party ping clothing and toys for m e m - . at t n c i r home jn Pflrk ayenue \Veilnes;lay night, when members . of the Drum and I3u«1e Corps, Members of the group will meet j t h c i r husbands a n d sevcml friends were present. Sikeston. A former talented Sikeston singer, Mrs. Honora Bailey McKay, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Bailey, was presented in a recital at the Fine Arts Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., last week, according to the Colorado Springs Gazette, daily publication in that city. Mrs. McKay's voice training has been chiefly with Oscar Seagle in New York, who is recognized as an outstanding teacher. Mrs. McKay has appeared with orchestras in oratorio and on the concert stage throughout the east and is the possessor of "a dramatic soprano voice of rich, warm texture throughout its range." The program given by Mrs. McKay included the aria "Elsa's Traurn" from "Lohengrin" by Wagner; the aria "Patron, das macht der Wind" from Phoebus and Pan" by J. S. Bach, with arias by Handel a.nd Mozart; a group of songs by Schubert, and modern French, Czech and English songs comprised a program admirably chosen to display the vocal interpretive abilities of Mrs. McKay. Mrs. McKay has delighted Sikeston audiences on many occasions by appearing on programs for solos. The bride, a graduate of Sikes- j ton high school, has been employed in a clerical position. The groom, a native of Stuttgart, Germany, has .been in the United States for the past two and a half years and he is now employed with the Sizemore Tin Shop. The young couple are living at the home of the bride's parents. REISS DAIRY HEADS TO ENTERTAIN EMPLOYEES Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Reiss and Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Standley will entertain with a turkey dinner and Christmas party on the night of December 23, when employees of the Reiss Dairy will be guests. The dinner and party will be given at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Standely on Moore avenue. EMPLOYEES ENTERTAINED AT CHRISTMAS PARTY Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Hedden were hosts Tuesday night at an annual Christmas party given at their home for the employees of the Sikeston Tractor and Implement Company, of which Mr. Hedden is manager. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Walker Uht, Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Scott, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Myers, Mr. and Mrs. Bess Myers. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Caverno and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Melton. GIVE B O O T S FOR CHRISTMAS Keep the Children's Feet Warm and Dry Outdoors Christmas Hint: Kiddies love the grown-up feeling of swaggering in boots, in case Santa should ask! FOR YOUR 'COWBOY' Friday night in the basement of the Linr.ls.'iy apartments on Xnrth Ranney street and prepare the pift.s, \vhich include a complete i o u t f i t for fifteen children and : their parents. The work will be i in fharg'c of Mrs. YVm. Mariam. j president of the Junior Women's I group. ! In addition to the welfare work i the members of the Women's Junior Chamber of Commerce wijl assist the senior men's organization in the entertainment pro- ', gram outlined for the Cadets at the Missouri Institute of A e r o - ' nautics for Christmas Day. Sev- i only-five young ladies will be con- : tacted to meet the Cadets and \ to attend the reception and dance ; to be held for them at the Coun-; try Club that afternoon beginning at 3:30 o'clock. The Women's Junior Chamber of Commerce deserves high commendation for their alertness to civic, and welfare enterprises which they sponsor during the year. NEW OFFICERS ELECTED FOR REREKAII LODGE Mrs. Thomas Meyer was elected noble grand of the Rebekah lodge at the regular meeting held · last Friday night at the Odd Fellows hall. She succeeds Mrs. Claude · Roark, who serve:! the past year in that office. Other officers elected were vior- prand, Mrs. R. L. Wilson; secretary. Mrs. Charles Bethune, and treasurer, Mrs. William Ha man. The appointive officer? will bo \ chosen by Mrs. Meyer at the first i meeting in January. ' :® ^ FUR COAT * t*v TLJ ic v nj A e f MR. 3IOTORIST . . . . HELP CONSERVE RUBBER FOR NATIONAL DEFENSE Modern RECAPPING is not only the safe way to save money, it is also the PATRIOTIC thing to .do these days. Our Government is trying to build up a stockpile of rubber to see us through the present emergency. In interest of National Defense do what the Army itself is doing and recommending . . . have your smooth tires RECAPPED NOW. S i n c e RECAPPING SAVES THREE POUNDS for every pound used the wide spread use of RECAPPING not only reduces the possibility of a rubber shortage in this country but the money saved can be used to buy National Defense Bonds. Our Government stopped the sale of all new tires and tubes; when this ban is lifted your guess will be as good as your neighbor's as to the future of new tires. This ban did not include RECAPP TIRES so bring us your smooth tires before they are damaged and let us RECAPP them, giving you new tire safety and mileage with 40 to 60% saving. Bring us your good -.treaded tires that have been damaged and let us VULCANIZE them. Our equipment is the latest available and we guarantee you many thousand safe miles. We have just received new equipment for vulcanizing all sizes of TRACTOR TIRES. You will find our shop the most complete between St. Louis and Memphis. ETHRIDGE RECAPP TIRE CO. Hi-way 81 South. Phone 96. 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