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Masonic Lodge Gives Supper to Servicemen's Group at Barstow (Special Staff Correspondence) BARSTOW, Aug. 17 One of the highlights of the U.S.O. pro grams was a supper on Aug. 8 when more than 50 servicemen were served by the Barstow Ma sonic lodge. The committee in charge consisted of William Knaggs, Oscar Collins, Louis Grandin, R. D. Stiles, Roy Parsons and C. C. McClellan. The feast was prepared by the wives and the menu consisted of barbecued frankfurters, scalloped potatoes, cole slaw, homemade rolls, butter and homemade French apple pie and coffee. The guests were served at small tables and each table was decorated with a flower centerpiece. The guests enjoyed musical selections by the quartet, Wilbur Olson, William Knaggs, E. C. Mc-Kinney and Ted Miller. Ruth Johnson was accompanist and at the request of the se'rvicemen, played the piano for a song fest. BREAKFAST SERVED Junior hostesses, Donna Tyler, Clara Sanches, Rachel Hodges, June Haworth and the staff members of the local U.S.O. attended mass at the chapel at Camp Irwin on Sunday. Over 300 servicemen attended mass and the hostesses sang for the service. Chaplain Maurice Payette said the mass and afterwards communion break fast was served to over 50 service men in the mess hall. Another communion breakfast is being planned for Aug. 27. The girls remained at camp and visited the hospital patients at the Red Cross recreation hall from 1 till 3 p.m. The afternoon was1 spent playing games xand group singing. HOSTESS SCHEDULE Last night the junior hostess "Tic Toe" choral ensembles practiced in the social hall. Friday night the hostesses will meet at the U.S.O. at 7:30 p.m. and journey to Camp Irwin for the outdoor military dance. Saturday night, the Sun and Sand caravan of junior hostesses from the San Ber nardino U.S.O. will be guests at the dance. Art Ginn, caricaturist and sketch artist, will accompany the group and draw portraits of the servicemen. A floor show will be staged by the "Tic Toe" choral ensemble, Misses Betty Lord, Am-para Aguayo, Mary McLaughlin, Petra Flores, Rachel Hodges, Donna Tyler and Clara Sanchez. The caravan of girls will remain overnight and a program has been arranged for them Sunday. U.S.O. HIGHLIGHTS On Wednesday night, Aug. 9, junior hostesses held their month ly meeting in the lounge of the U.S.O. club. Miss Margaret Rowe presided and 15 hostesses were present. Plans were made for special parties for August and September. A bingo party and fair will be held on Aug. 31, with Ruth Lappin as chairman assisted by Mary Lou Collins and Margaret Rowe. Don na Tyler, June Hutton and Nita Jo Wagoner are on the committee for the formal dance on Sept. 6. A mothers' tea is planning for Sept. 11, with Miss Lois Rowe, chairman and at this time the hostesses will be awarded their pins. A cabaret night will be staged at the U.S.O. on Sunday night, Aug. 27.

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  1. The San Bernardino County Sun,
  2. 18 Aug 1944, Fri,
  3. Page 13

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