Clipped From Carrol Daily Times Herald
n*» HftmM, Frtrfiy, April 20, IMS teal Auxiliary Compliments Its Past Presidents Pa*t presidents of the Carroll unit of the American Legion Auxiliary were honored *t a 8:30 dinner preceding a 'regular meeting of the organ- isation in the Odd Fellows jiall last night. The members were seated at one long table, With the past presidents now belong to the local organiza- tion but served as presidents else- where are: Mrs. McCain, who hHd this office 'at Jefferson. Mrs. F. C. Beverley, at Stunrt, and Mrs. Cliff BH1, at Coon RapioX A A rmt Before convening for the rcgn- lar meeting, Jeanne Humphrey. Jenn Warnke and Marihelen Kister presented a playlet "Dawn of iff grouped at one side. The table was decorated with a centerpiece of yellow jonquils and cherry blossoms. During the dinner, Mrs. I,. K. Chapman, unit president, welcomed the honored guests and read a tribute to them, citing difficulties and trials they had confronted while in office and expressing appreciation for their accomplishments. 1 * * * Mrs. F. II. Cooney responded "tor the past presidents of the lo- cal unit and Mrs. O. H. McCain, for past presidents from other .towns who have joined the local "Organization. Each past president was given a corsage by Mary Jo Catena, president of the junior auxiliary. Past presidents of the Carroll *tinit present were: Mrs. F. H. Cooney, Mrs. Glenn N. Weeks, JAn. T. F. Quinlen, Mrs. H. J. Jpannasch, Mrs. F. P. Collison, Mrs. William E. Schmich, Miss *Agnes Kerwin, Mrs. R. D. McCord, jjlj^lrs. Pete* Jensen and Mrs. Frank UWBHster. Three others present who Today's Pattern Peace," depicting the Dayton family and their maid, SB rail. The girls had been coached by Mrs. R. M. Moehn. Judge F. H. Cooney and James W. Wilson addressed the group with reference to the swimming pool project. * * * "Pan America" was the program topic, as April is Pan American month. A paper on this subject, which had been written by Mrs. R. W. Humphrey, Pan American chairman, was read in her absence by Mrs. Glenn N. Weeks. In keeping with the theme of the program, Mrs. J. K. Gatens, organist, played South American selections illustrative of different countries, including "Ay Casimira" for Argentina; "Mulatinha" (Little Brunette) for Brazil; "El Llanero" (The Cowboy) for Venezuela, and popular "Jarabe Tapa- tio" (Mexican Hat Dance). Routine business occupied the remainder of the session. * * * At the close of the meeting, the past presidents organized a Past Presidents' Parley, which will have its first meeting in June. Officers will be elected at that time. Mrs. S. S. Kudsk and Mrs. Arthur N. Neu were co-chairmen of the committee on arrangements for the pot-luck dinner. Mrs. Gene Collison of San "Francisco, Calif., was an out-of-town guest. j The next regular meeting will be the third Thursday in May. when Gold Star mothers and sisters will be honored.