Athen Gilger Death Notice 20 August 1938 Miami, Oklahoma
SCHOOL TO OPEN IN QUAPAW SOON Positions Are All Filled; Enlarged Library Available QUAPAW, Aug. 20 —Quapaw, Hockerville and Zincville schools •will open Sept. 6, Pat F. White, school superintendent, has announced. All teaching positions have been filled, White said, and a teachers' meeting for all teachers of this district, both grade and high school, will be held in the high school building Sept. 3. The work of redecorating the office and the library room in the high school building is practically completed, and the library project is expected to be open next Thursday. By means of a drive for book donations, held recently, nearly 100 fiction and reference books and more than 1,000 magazines of late issue were added to the books already included in the library. These are to be made available to the public when the library opens. The new sanitary units at the Zincville school are nearing completion, White said, and will be ready when school opens. his home in Marvel City, Okla. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon, with the Rev. Ray Ball, pastor of the Assembly of God church here, officiating. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Agnes Gilger, and one son, Harold. The Gilger family lived on the farm at the edge of town, owned by J. F. Randall, before moving to Marvel City. Junior C. E. Picnic The Junior Christian Endeavor enjoyed a picnic and swimming party at Schermerh'orn park near Galena Tuesday. Those going were: Claire Jean Price, Earl and Perl Webb, AVendall Bell, Junior Ray, Raymond Smith, Rodney Enyart, Marshall DeVilliers, Sarah Radford, Betty Sharp, Billy Whited, Riley Barcus, Dora Bell, Wanda Ray, Helen Jean Vantrease, Josephine Taylor, Norma Jean Highley, Evelyn and Aleene Green, Norma Jean Buzzard, Kathryn Hansford, Mildred Thomas, Virginia Lee Adams, Ruth Hilburn, Walter Enyart, Edward Stanley, Carolyn Sue DeVilliers, Chester Enyart and the Rev. and Mrs. James Miller, Mrs. D. C. DeVil- liers, Mrs. Carl Black, Mrs. Hoi- lie Enyart, Orville Whited and Franklin Guthrie. Wedding Shower Mrs. E. A. Matthews and Mrs. Record were hostesses at a wedding shower at the latter's home Thursday afternoon, honoring Mrs. Bert Matthews. The opening and inspecting of the gifts provided the afternoon's entertainment. Refreshments were served to: Mrs. Faye Pooler and daughter, Mary Ann, Mrs. J. D. McCorkle and daughter, Anna Katherine, and Mrs. Harley Foster, of Miami; Mrs. Mamie Roy, Barbara Jean Draxton, Ethel Alice and Lizzie Bull, of Douthat; Mrs. Etta Marker, Mrs. H^rry Dodson, Beverly Dodson, Mrs. Floyd Mallot, Mrs. Charles Safford and sons, of Picher; Mrs. J. S. Amphlett, Mrs. Harold Rice and daughter, Ramona Lee, Mrs. Lew Morris and daughter, Zelda, Mrs. Clarence Garner and daughter, Shirley, Mrs. Harry Pickett and daughter, Eulah, Erma Matthews, Esther Highley and the two hostesses, Mrs. Matthews and Mrs. Record. Those sending gifts were: Mrs. 'Daisy Berry and Mrs. Utterback, of Douthat; Mrs. Lena M. Dock! and Hyacinth Williams, of Picher; Mrs. Maurice Woffard, Mrs. K. S. Bell and daughter, Jean, Mrs. Cusler Armstrong, Mrs. E. O. Chase, Mrs. Minnie Garner, Mrs. 0. E. S. to Meet The Eastern Star chapter will meet at the Masonic hall Tuesday night for initiation. All officers and members are urged to attend. Earl Hester Circle The Earl Hester Circle of the Baptist church met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Annie Butz, for the mission study. After the study, the hostess was presented with a handkerchief shower, the occasion being her birthday. Refreshments were served to: Mesdames Charles Eagon, Ada Lane, Cleo Yocum, B. J. Yocum, Nora Jolley, Dick Enyart and son, Jerry, Claud Holden and son, Junior, Lora Holden and the hostess, Mrs. Butz. Spooner Circle The Bcrta K. Spooner Circle of the Baptist church met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. William Burks for the mission study, with Mrs. Mabel Hayden as leader. Those present were: Mesdames W. 0. Wheeling, Oliver Kenney, Mabel Hayden, Jim Shepherd, -M. R. Dareing, Levi Ussery, and the hostess, Mrs. Burks. Ladies' Aid Meets The Ladies' Aid society of the Christian church met Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Laura Peery. Those present were: Mesdames James Miller, Charles Green, S. C. Campbell, Frank Akins, and the hostess, Mrs. Peery. Intermediate G. A. The Intermediate Girls auxiliary of the Baptist church met Thursday evening at the home of their sponsor, for a regular lesson. Those present were: Earlene Dareing, Beryl Kennedy, Alta Faye Duere, Eulah and Beulah Pickett, Imogene Enyart, Mary Barcus, Iva Keck, Mildred Rogers, Billie Crumm, Mary Alice Burks, one visitor, Jessie Pattison of Hockerville, and the sponsor, Mrs. Oliver Kenney. Attend B. T. U. Rally Those from here who attended the B. T. U. rally at the First Baptist church in Miami Friday evening were: Irene Keck, Earlene Dareing, Beryl Kennedy, Madelyn Hart, Allen Snyder, and Jay Vann Dareing. Sanders, Mrs. McCoy Freda Webb. and Miss Mr. and Mrs. Charles Randall and son, Bobby, spent Wednesday and Thursday visiting Mr. and Mrs. Bert Alexander and son, Billy, in Ooffeyville, Kas. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Black of Muskogee are visiting the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. C. DeVil- liers, and family. Mrs. Emma Keck of Lake Charles, La., is visiting at the home of Mi 1 , and Mrs. \V. C. Keck. Mr. and Mrs. GV'orge. Knot and daughters, (ieorgeanna and Mary Ellen, and Mrs. A. .1. Root left Wednesday to accompany the latter's sister, Mrs. Weigl, to her home in Springfield, Ohio. Mrs. Weigl had been visiting here for several weeks. H. C. Martin visited Mr. aivl Mrs. Roy Martin in Webb City, Mo., Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Knss Burns of Joplin visited the latter's mother, Mrs. J. A. Beth, Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Ferris of Pitlsburg visited the former's brother, K. Ferris, Monday. Former Resident Dies Athen Gilger, 5(1 years old, a former Quapaw resident, died at 1 o'clock Wednesday Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Stanley and children, Katherine and John Lee, and Mrs. Tillie Wiles returned Thursday from a three weeks' vacation trip to Colorado Springs. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Black and Mrs. D. C. DeVilliers and son, Rodney, visited Mrs. Ralph Bivins at Afton, Friday. They also visited Jake Webber at Fairland and Joe Smith in Miami Baptist hospital. Mrs. George Oglevey and daughter, of Tulsa, are visiting her parents, the Rev. and Mrs. James Miller. Mr. and Mrs. Loren Hill and daughter, Dorothy, of Fort Leavenworth, Kas., spent Wednesday and Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Randall and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Randall. Mrs. Dick Rice and Howard and Rosalie Rice, of Miller, Mo., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Rice and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Rice. Mrs. Adeline McVicker returned to her home in Rich Hill, Mo., Saturday after a week's visit with Mr. and Mrs. Dan Holt and other relatives. C. A. Stinson and sons, Jack and Max, of Spurgeon, Mo., visited their daughter and sister, Mrs. James R. Randall, and Mr. Randall, this week. W. 1. Bingham is spending a few days at his farm near Ottawa, Kas. Dorothy Bivins of Aflon is visiting friends here. Mac Robertson of Kansas City arrived Tuesday for a visit with his wife, who has been spending the summer with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Stanley. Cecil Burcham of Tulsa spent the last week visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Burcham. KING LEOPOLD CHEERED MALMKDY, Belgium, Aug. 20— (.T) — King Leopold, III, was given a tumultons welcome Friday in the cantons of Maldcyand Eupen when ho came on an inspection tour of Belgium military maneuvers. (Under the treaty of Versailles, the cantons of Eupen and Malmedy and Moresnet — a combined area of W2 s(|uare miles — wore code to Belgium by Germany). Cheering throngs broke through p olice lines when King Leopold appeared on the balcony of a hotol.