Mrs Olan Ruble DAR Mt Pleasant, IA

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Mrs Olan Ruble DAR Mt Pleasant, IA - by De is v 'lessor Harry Wllkejr. Dr. Chrlsto-...
by De is v 'lessor Harry Wllkejr. Dr. Chrlsto- Sapalatln. Professor Max The Daughters of the American Revolution meeting took place in Stein. Dr. John Kapp and Mes- the home of Mrs. Olan Ruble at dames Esther Webb. Ida Ladges, 7:45 p. m. Monday. Twenty-six j Elsye Sater, Hortense Crawford. into members heard the exceptionally interesting report of the Sixty-first Continental Congress of 1952 which was held in Washington, D. C. A^ril 14 to 18. It was given by Mrs. Ruble. regent and delegate from James Harlan chapter to the educational congress. Before she gave her report, the regent conducted a short business meeting. The annual reports were given by the officers and committee chairmen. The nominating committee--Marjorie committee--Marjorie Huston, chairman. Olive Me- Claran and Iva Holland brought hi the tallowing report: Regent--Mrs. Olan Ruble. Vice Regent--Mrs. Mildred Aumann. Aumann. Chaplain--Mrs. Iva Vlrden. Recording Secretary--Mrs. Lusena Lusena Kerr. Corresponding Secretary-- Mrs. Elsie Hunt. ' Treasurer--Mrs. Fern Thomas. Registrar--Miss Ruth Willlts The report was accepted and the above, officers were unanimously elected. Mrs. Ruble had taken some very hnely colored slides of the cherry blossoms, national shrines. the capltol, and the White House which all the members enjoyed. The theme of the congress, "Safeguarding "Safeguarding Our Future" was the subject subject of the address given by the president general of the national society. Mrs. James B. Patton the night the convention opened. She proposed a non-partisan planning survey to chart the nation's course In International affairs. A. survey which was both foreign and domestic domestic in character. About the U. N. she said we endorse it In its. primary purpose but are opposed to its nullifications nullifications and socialistic trend. She said. "DAR's prestige Is at a high peak. We, as a society can be only as great as our members are as informed informed individuals." Her speech was followed by the Governor of Virginia's talk. Ho was for universal military training. He said, "In the name of those heroes of *7C, whose daughters you ore, let us arm America first." The membership now is 170,760,' a gain of 1,495 this last year. There were 29 new chapters organized last year and Illinois won the prize for the largest growth. The national society owns an entire entire city block, in one of the most beautiful sections of Washington, The wise foresight of early members Is demonstrated by the fact when the first lots were purchased there were no buildings of any consequence consequence in the vicinity. In spite of adverse comments, the officers of! the society saw the opportunity and in erecting Memorial Continental Hall, set the high standard followed followed In the magnlflcient groups of the American Red Cross and The Pan American Union, the nearest neighbors. neighbors. Three splendid buildings for! distinctly different purposes now oc-1 cupy this block. This Is the largest i group of buildings in the world' built and financed entirely by a; woman's organization. The three, buildings and Memorial Continental' Hall, Administration building and' Constitution hall have n total vuluc I of $3,877,62357. For an organization that was only founded in 1890 this Is really a big achievement. More than 350 D. A. R.'s took the Sunday excursion to Valley Forge.' The regent from Penn., Mrs. T. H. Lee said, "Valley Forge Is the most sacred spot in America." George Washington knelt there to pray for the future of the nation." A beautiful beautiful bell tower Is being built ns a me-, morial to "all the men who have sacrificed their lives for their country. country. The president general, Mrs. Patton, presided at a short dedication dedication ceremony. The carillon has 50 bells and lias been housed in a temporary temporary building for 25 years. There is a bell for each state and a birthday birthday bell for the national society. Congress voted to complete this tower in 1953 and pay the approximately approximately $53.000 that Is left. All the chapters have been doing various things to raise money to help build this beautiful memorial. There were more than 5,000 D. A. who attended the national con- this year. Mrs. Truman g.ive a reception for the Daughters on Friday, and they were taken through the White House and had the op- A tour of the campus and a discussion discussion of the common problems of college professors furnished the entertainment. From Mount Vernon Dr. Kapp and Professor Wilkey went to Grinnell where they attended a state committee meeting of AJV.ET.P. and Don Carper were entertained recently at dinner at Mac's Sugar Bowl by the Cornell's chapter of the American Association of University University Professors at Mount Verncn. uphold our stand and oppose any other effort of world: government. The local members felt indeed fortunate to have a delegate who would bring home such a complete report of this continental congress. They also enjoyed the lovely program program that was issued and the large scrap book Mrs. Ruble had compiled compiled of newspaper clippings and pictures. Mrs. Ruble thanked the chapter for the lovelv orchid they gave her to wear at the continental congress. The committee: Mrs. John Devin. Mrs. Leonard Close, Miss May Davis and Mrs. Olln Ruble served lovely refreshments at the close of the evening. help In placing five two months old homeless puppies. The mother oj longhaired are both these little dogs was very small and or 260 NOW WE HAVE KIND OF PIG Only fluRenaCREEP-ZD Rolled Oats AND Liviuni Glanzman Feed Ml. Pleasant. la. You'll want to take advantage of our special selection selection of cotton at-home or on the street dresses with price tags so low you can easily afford several. Best of all--every one of our choice cottons is a flattering flattering beauty you'll adore. $2.98 to $5.95 ,ff» f ** Wi M A L £, fi' 4 \ A A portunlty of seeing the building that has been rebuilt and refurnish ed. It took the Daughters three hours to go through the receiving line and Mrs. Truman was relieved j by the Cabinet wives. A few of the Resolutions that were passed were: 1. There should be more made of the observance of Independence day. flags displayed, bells rung, children children have no Idea of the meaning of Independence day, observance has become insipid and meaningless. 2. Flag should be kept supreme In our land. 3. Should petition Congress to pass a flag law, so that no other flag can fly above ours. 4. World Government--that we 80 Square Percale $2.98 Zip or button front printed many styles and patterns. Street Dresses $5.95 A wide selection of new, styles. Many combinations; in seersucker, prints and chambrays. Street Dresses A lovely group from our highly styled in the tops of chambrays, piques, sheers. Outsize Dresses Sizes 38 to M $2.79 Dresses for the larger prints. Several styles and See Our Grand Lot Summer Cool .and comfy cottons for the big or little Miss. Many colorful fabrics. - - Many styles including sun-backs. See this fine group tomorrow. tomorrow. Hoaglin's

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  1. The Mount Pleasant News,
  2. 14 May 1952, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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