Freeport Journal-Standard from Freeport, Illinois on June 22, 1943 · Page 2
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Freeport, Illinois
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Tuesday, June 22, 1943
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PAGE TWO THE FREEPORT JOURNAL-STANDARD PHONE 3100 News of Society+Clubs< Churches Kmft Chorus Clfcus Party The Kraft Choral society will wind up its season with a circus-party Thursday, June 24. A Dutch treat lunch will be served in the Senate hotel dining room at 6 o'clock and I hen the choristers will go to the circus at Taylor park at 8 o'clock. The party, which is an annual affair of the choral society, was planned by-Hie manager, C. G. Van- drn Brook, and the advisory committee. Miss Viola Graff has made the arrangements for the lunch. * * * Commandcry Auxilinry Party The final party for the season given by the Ladies' auxiliary of Frecport Commandery No. 7. Knights Templar, will be the annual "pay off" dinner Thursday night, Jimp. 24, at 6:15 o'rlock in the smaller dining room of Masonic templa. The Misses Alice and Cora Mat- lert, who have been captains of the bridge teams the past year, will be in charge. Election of officers will be held, and retiring officers will give annual reports. Bridge will be played during the evening. Picnic Supper at Lloyd Truncks' An enjoyable picnic supper wa several last evening at "Wyndswrcp, 1 the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd A Trunck, on Woodside drive, fo: employes of Western States Auto Insurance company. Several o the employes are on vacation, bu fourteen were present and partook of a delicious menu, served at table on the terrace, the breeze assuring the absence of mosquitoes Some of the guests played croquet, other just enjoyed the lovelj. setting and the cooling breeze, after the warm day, * * * Breakfast For Miss Florence Dupee A breakfast was served Sunday morning at Mrs. E. C. Newman's for Miss Florence Dupee, bride-elect of Lieutenant Gilbert Cleworth, of Macon, Ga., by twenty-four women employes of the Furst-McNess company. The place of honor was marked with a corsage of roses and sweet pens, the other corsages being smaller and fashioned of sweet peas, these flowers also being used as a centerpiece on the breakfast table. A beautiful set of dishes was presented to Miss Dupee after the breakfast. * * * "Jack and the Beanstalk" The matineea for "Jack and* the Beanstalk," on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons at Winneshiek playhouse, will open at 2:30. The curtain rises on the evening performances, Wednesday and | i eg ? . at a half he has been engaged in the used car business in Freeport. Out of town guests were Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lane and son, John, of Chicago, brother-in-law and sister of the bride. Mr. and Mto. E. D. Ewing and Miss June Swing, of Belolt, parents and sister of the the groom. Orrmain-Lar.snn The marriage of Lieutenant Henry H. Germain, son of Mr. and Mrs. George E. Germain, 521 South Liberty avenue, and Miss Loretta Frances Larson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William F. Larson, of Britt, la., was solemnized Saturday morning at. R o'clock in St. Patrick's Datholic church nt Britt. Rev. F. Len O'Connell was the officiating priest. The bride wore her mother's wedding dress of white organdy, a ingcrtip veil held in place with orange blossoms, a single strand of pearls, the groom's wedding gift, and she carried a white crystal osary. Her sister, Mrs. Glen Madole, was matron of honor, choosing a peach- length white taffeta gown printed with tiny pink roses and blue for- get-me-nots. She carried a shower bouquet of pink roses and white snapdragons. The bridesmaid was attired in blue sheer silk, puffed sleeves and full skirted floor-length gown. She carried a colonial bouquet. The flower girl, Beverly Woodin, cousin of the groom, was dressed in a white floor-length dotted swiss frock tied at the waist with a blue ribbon. She carried a basket of rose petals, dropping them in the bride's path. The ring bearer was Lyle Gene Musselman, nephew of the bride, who wore white trousers and blue coat. Mrs. Capp wore a navy blue dress with matching accessories and Mrs. Woodin was dressed in navy blue colored taffeta, a short blue veil and a corsage of sweet peas. Mrs. Warren Nolan, of Hanover, a roommate of the bride whfle in college, was her other attendant. She wore a teal blue chiffon gown, peach- colored veil and a sweet pea corsage. Both of the bride's attendants carried blue crystal rosaries. Robert Germain, of Freeport, served his brother as best man and the ushers were Jack Kelly and Daniel Harrington. The church was decorated with pink and white peonies and the wedding marches were played by Friday nights, at 7:30. There will also be a morning entertainment Saturday. t . This delightful fairy tale is being ably presented by a group of children, trained by Mrs. Frederick Palmer McNess, and those in the know aft authority for the statement that it is a charming play, with lovely scenic effects. The proceeds of the six performances go to the Junior Bed Cross. * * * Sorority Enjoys "Hobo" Hike Alpha Beta chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority held its first social event of the summer last evening. It took the form of a "hobo" hike starting at the home of Miss Rache , Walz, 518 West Broadway, and end ing on Flagstaff hill, Krape park The members were in "hobo" attire each with walking stick over he shoulder, from which dangled a few "precious belongings," wrapped in a red bandana handkerchief. After the enjoyable picnic supper Miss Margaret Evans, president conducted a short business session Interesting reports of the sorority convention at Hotel LaSalle, Chi cago, June 5 and 6, were given b> Miss Walz, Miss Helen Strohacker ' Miss Estherbelle Kent, Miss Jeannette Christen and Mrs. Charles L Walker. The chapter's social sponsor, Mrs Clarence O. Howard, and the educational director, Mrs. Arthur G. Voigt, also attended the picnic. Arrangements for the hike and supper werejjnade by the Misses Walz, Miss Marie Harrington, a cousin of the bride. The church choir sang the mass and Mrs. Buren sang "O Salutaris" and "Ave Maria." A reception for the Immediate families followed at the home of the bride's parents, where the guests were received by the bridal jarty and the parents of the bride and groom. Both mothers wore Dlack sheers with white accessories and corsages of rosebuds and tiny daisies. Lieutenant and Mrs. Germain left on a wedding trip to Denver and will reside in quarters at Center jine, Mich., where the groom is in he naval ordnance plant. The bride Is a graduate of th Britt high school and of Clark ollege at Dubuque, since whic inie she has been teaching in Mai ard and Anamosa, la., schools. The groom was graduated from .quin high school, from Loras col officers training school at Schuyler, N. Y. Mr. and Mrs, George E. Germain Robert Germain, of Freeport, at , Kent, Margaret Pash, Janet Loewe, Evans and Mrs. Raymond Lemke, Mrs. Ruth McCarthy. Wedding* Ewlmj-McMurry , This afternoon at 1 o'clock at the rectory of St. Mary's Catholic church, the Rt. Rev. Monsignor C F. Conley officiated at the ceremony uniting in marriage Miss Garnet McMurry, daughter of Mr and Mrs. John A. McMurry, South Carroll avenue, and Frank were bridesmaid black accessories orchid corsage. of Freeport, son of Mr. and Mrs E D, Ewing, of Beloit, Wis., former residents of this city. The bride wore a blue and black silk print street dress, black wool coat, black elbow-length gloves, hat, purse and shoes, and a white orchid corsage. The bride's sister, Miss Agnes McMurry and George H. Schirmer T- ,.,„_„ the aUenclants Tht ; wore a sea-blue dress, and a purple The ceremony was followed by a dinner for the immediate families served in the English Hunt room at Hotel Freeport. The bridal table held a bouquet of white flowers Ismene lilies, carnations, clarkia' and snapdragons forming the beautiful centerpiece. The bride s mother wore a mo-* ; green dress, black accessories and a i gardenia corsage. Mrs. Ewing chose i a black and pink ensemble fur her j her son's wedding and her corsage ' was pink roses. i The bride and groom left on a ' two weeks' cruise of the Great : Lakes and on their return will reside in a. newly-furnished home at 778 West Elk street. The bride, a graduate of Aquin high school, received her bachelor of arts degree at Rosary college Piver Forest. She has been employed eg assistant clerk to the Freeport selective service board. The groom was graduated from Freeport high school and attended tiie University of Illinois, where he wss a oijuuber of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. For the past year and tended the nuptials. Bordner-Neuschwander; Rupnow-Ncuschwanrter The twin daughters of Mr. an Mrs. Gleri Neuschwander, of Afol key, were united in marriage Sat urday at -high noon in First pres byterian church of Freeport, Rev Leonard Odiorne, D. D., officiating at the single-ring ceremonies. Miss Jeanne Neuschwander became the bride of Carl Bordner, son of Mrs. ina Bordner of Dakota, anc Miss Betty Neuschwander was united in marriage to Elwyn Rupnow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Emil Rupnow of Dakota. Miss Jeanne wore a golden crepe dress and Miss Betty was dressed In a green and tan outfit. Both wore corsages of Talisman roses. The brides were graduated in the class of 1943 from Dakota high school.'The grooms are engaged in farming. Both couples will reside in Afolkey. Woodin-Capp Milledgeville, 111., June 22.—Miss Charlotte Capp, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Capp, of Sterling, and Earl Woodin, oldest son of Mrs. Grace Woodin, of Milledgeville, were married in the Brick church Sunday evening at 8:30 by Rev, Fred Meyer. The church was decorated with oouquets of garden flowers, white candelabra bearing lighted white candles. Nuptial music, played by Mrs. Paul Weigle, aunt of the bridegroom, ^receded the ceremony. The Misses Doris and Phyllis Weigle, couins of he bridegroom, sang "The Sweetest Story Ever Told" and "I Love You Truly" before the Bridal chorus rom Lohengrin announced the bridal party. The ushers, Keith Coats, Otha Eler, John Musselman and Donald ^ee Woodin, brother of the bride- room, led the bridal procession iown the aisle to the altar. Miss Cleora Capp, maid of honor nd Mrs. John Musselman, bridesmaid, preceded their sister as she entered the church with her father, who gave her in marriage. They were met at the altar by the bridegroom and his best man, his brother, with white accessories. Their corsages were red roses. A reception was held In the church parlors following the ceremony. Mrs. Woodin was graduated from Sterling high school and has been employed at the Charles O. Larson Mfg. Co. Mr. Woodin is a graduate of the Milledgeville high school and of Worsham's Embalming school in Chicago. He is employed by J. H Shirk at Milledgeville. The bride and groom will make their home in Milledgeville, following a short wedding trip. Yoeckel-Schol Milledgeville, 111., June 22.—Miss Mildred Schol, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gary Schol, and Robert Yoeckel, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Yoeckel, both of Milledgeville, were united in marriage by Rev. Theodore Dierks in the St. Peter's Lutheran church, Morrison, at 7 o'clock Sunday evening. They were attended by the bride's sister, Miss Helen Schol, of Milledgeville, apd Richard Yoeckel, of Chadwick, uncle of the groom. The bride wore a street-length dress of eggshell white, white accessories and a shoulder corsage of pink roses. Miss Schol was attired in brown, with white accessories and her corsage was of mixed flowers. A reception was held in the church parlors for sixty relatives and friends. In charge were Mrs. Richard Schreiner and Mrs. Russell Mock, of Milledgeville, and supper was served by the Misses Mildred and Vernon Nelson, Lillian Waterstreet and Charlene Dierks, of Morrison, and Faith Coleman of Milledgeville. After a few days in Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Yoeckel will be at home in Milledgeville, where they have a furnished home. Mrs. Yoeckel attended school in Morrison and is a graduate of Milledgeville high school. She attended Brown's Business college in Freeport and is now employed at Green River ordnance plant. Mr. Yoeckel attended Milledgeville schools and is associated with his father in farming north of Milledge- vilie. VendiUi-Taylor Ridott, 111., June 22.—Mr. and Mrs. Clark Taylor, of Ridott, announce the marriage of their daughter, Lucille, to Private Paul Venditti, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Venditti, 216 East Washington street, which was solemnized Monday, June 14, in Richmond, Va. The bride wore a soldier blue dress, British tan accessories and a corsage of gardenias. The groom's wedding gift was a gold locket. The bride and groom spent a short honeymoon in Fredericksburg, Va. The bride has been employed for the past year by the Burgess Battery company. Before r^ntering the service, fourteen months ago, the [room was an employe of the Illinois Central railroad. Roberts-Rutherford Polo, 111., June 22.—The marriage of Lieutenant Hal RobertK, son of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Roberts, of 'olo, and Miss Glea Rutherford, daughter of the Floyd Rutherfords, of Dixon, has been announced. The luptials took place Saturday, June 2, at the home of Lieuteimnt Colonel Melvin Purvis who served s best man, and Mrs. Purvis, at Calamazoo, Mich. A wedding dinner was served after the ceremony t the Purvis home. Lieut, and Mrs. Roberts are liv- ng in Battle Creek, Mich. Dr. and Mrs. A. C. Weber, fctver road, Lancaster township, has left for Camp Crowder, Mo., to join her husband, Captain George ft, Koons. * The following women, several of them officers, went to Peoria today to attend the G. A. R, encampment: Mrs. C. W. Whltford, state treasurer; Mrs. Joseph Fifer, president of the local W. R. C. Mrs. John Grcve, Mrs. O. A. Johnson, Mrs. John Guenther and Mrs. Otto Davis are attending the Woman's Relief Corps sessions. * Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Rotz-.ler, North Walnut avenue, are enjoying a visit from their two daughters, Mrs. H. L. Robards. of San Diego, and Mrs. Charles McGirl, of Hollywood, Calif. Mrs. Robards, nee Dorothy Rotzler, will bo remembered as a musician, and Mrs. McGirl, of Virginia, was a dancer. Both contributed many delightful programs of entertainment while residing in Freeport. Applications Foi Marriage Licenses At Freeport John J. Schlelch, Freeport 21 Doris Knauff, same is Robert Washburn, Freeport 19 Esther Morris, same 22 Elwood Wingert, Kent 18 Margaret Schoester, Pearl City .. 17 At Rbck Island Charles H. Leinbach, Frceport, 111. Mrs. Helen Carl, Freeport. Kielsmeier, SS14 North . Members are urged to be present by 7:30, 9 Boys To Represent Freeport and County At Boys 1 State Nine boys have been selected to represent Freeport and Stephenson county at Premier Boys' state, to be held in Jacksonville under aus- pieccs of the American Legion. Sessions will open next Wednesday and continue through June 30 at Illinois state School for the Deaf. Illinl Girls' State, sponsored by the Legion auxiliary, will begin June 25 at McMurray College for Women and will close July 1. Boys' State was' first organized In 1934, sessions formerly having been held on the state fair grounds at Springfield. Elections to fill the various stnte posts of government will take place soon after the opening session. Those selected from this community to attend the convention, and their sponsors, are as follows: Jack Sellke, Freeport American Legion post No. 139; James Weigel, Freoport Journal-Standard; Charles Schrimf, Northwestern Telephone company; Adolph Freeport Kiwanis Rampenthal, club; James Announcements Officers and escorts of the Women of the Moose are to meet this evening at 7:30 at Moose hall. * Chief Albert Luedeke has called all auxiliary firemen for drill tomorrow evening at 7:30 o'clock at station No. 1, with the OCD pumper. * Security Benefit association, Freeport Council 1119 holds a meeting Thursday evening at 6 o'clock at W. R. C. hall. A social hour will follow. * Degrees of the order will be conferred tomorrow night at the meeting of Freeport chapter, No. 303, Order of the Eastern Star, in the Masonic temple at 7:30 o'clock. Refreshments will be served. * All Navy Mothers and their friends who have donations for the rummage sale are asked to bring them to 6 East Main street Wednesday, between 2 and 5 or 7 and 8 o'clock. O'Connor, Freeport Knights of Columbus; Jack Randall, Dr. J. M ^Linden; William Ditzlcr, Freeport American Legion auxiliary, unit 139; Leon Seigmeier, Freport Rotary club; Norman Schneider (Orangeville), voiture 189 of the 40 & 8 Societe. Two to AUciirt Girls' State Barbara Malott and Dorothy Womelsdorf have been chosen to attend Girls' Slate and are sponsored by Freeport American Legion post and auxiliary. Commander and Mrs. Earl E Maxwell will chaperOne respectively the groups of boys and girls in the party, which will depart tomorrow at 7 o'clock from West Main street. Llgion home, ... - Mr. and Mrs. Wayne E. Beddow and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard H. Engstrom also wlh accompany the group. News of the Churches U-2 Picnic Wednesday Night The annual picnic of the U-2 club of the Second Presbyterian church will be held tomorrow evening at 6 o'clock in the community house at Krape park. This is a picnic for the children and members are privileged to invite friends. Members are asked to bring table service, sandwiches, a dish to pass and the beverage to their liking. Friendly Circle Class Meets The Friendly Circle class of'St John's Evangelical and Reformed church meets Thursday afternoon Evening Class In Red Cross Nutrition Concludes Course The final meeting in the series of ten in the Red Cross nutrition course was held last night at the public library building, for members of the evening class. The examination, which covered the previous tessons, was given by Mrs. Ena K Chesney, county Red Cross nutrition chairman. Members of the afternoon class tt,'rtf"lTlVI1nlin«jAl . . ' College Graduate* Are Needed In Departments Of Public Welfare College graduates are heeded for permanent employment BS visitors m the 101 downstate county depart* merits of public welfare, Robert L. Hunter, chairman of the Illinois Merit System council, announced to* day. Existing eligible registers for this position, from which more than 230 visitors have been appointed during the Inst year, have become Inadequate In many counties, and a number of vacancies will be filled as soon as eligible registers are complete. College graduates or second-semester college seniors are admitted ;o this examination- without any type of qualifying experience. High school graduates who have had four years of qualifying experience within the last 15 years are also eligible for admission. Qualifying experience includes teaching, case work, home bureau administration. Visitors In the county departments of public welfare investigate the eligibility of applicants for old age assistance and aid to dependent children. The closing date for submitting applications Is July 1. Application blanks and examination announcements are available at the Stephenson county department of public welfare. 504 Smith building, Freeport, the United States Employment service, 114 South Van Buren avenue, Freeport. or from the Merit System council office In Springfield. Legion Requests Report On Circus Ticket Sales The American Legion circus headquarters, at 21 West Stephenson street, will be open this evening and tomorrow afternoon and evening, and all members are requested to report advance circus ticket sales find Secretory Of Rock River Conference to return all unsold tickets. Manpower Area Head To Address Kiwanians C. C. Rand, of Rockford, area chairman of the Mnnmwer commission, will be the spftkcr at, the weekly Kiwanis meeting to be held tomorrow at Hotel Freeport, His subject will be "War Manpower DR. JAMES O'MAY Dr. James O'May left today for Chicago where he will attend Rock River conference of the Methodist church, which will convene there In First church. Dr. O'May will act as executive secretary of the conference, a position he is holding for the 2nd consecutive year, being the oldest secretary In point of service and the only Methodist, clergyman to have this office after retirement from active ministerial service.' Because of the illness of Bishop Ernest Lynn Waldorf, Bishop J. Ralph Magee of DPS Molnes, In., will preside over deliberations of TUESDAY, JUNE 22,1943 Master Of Grand Lodg« Is Guest Last Night Of Lanark Masons Twelve members of the Masonic fraternity .in freeport' were &mo«* the group of 76 Masons whd greeted Karl J. Mohr, of Rockford, most worshipful grand master of thd grand lodge of Illinois Masons, at a meeting hold last evening by Lanark- lodge, No. 423, at Lanark. The vi$it of the grand master marked the third time that the leader of Masons among Illinois blue lodges has been a guest of the Lanark organization. Grand Master Mohr was presented to the assemblage by Charles E. Olmstead, grand steward of the grand lodge, and R. D. Bray, district deputy grand master of the 25th Illinois district, during the meeting at which Leslie 8. Hoak, worshipful master, presided. Tells of Work nt Army Camps The grand master gave a highly informative and Interesting talk concerning the work which has )cen accomplished in Masonic centers at seven army camps in Illinois, where the efforts of field workers are not confined to members Of the 'raternJty but Include any men in iervlco whom they may assist. Presentation of a certificate of lonor was made to the Lanark ocfge /or its part in contributing to he work, and similar certificates ilso will be given to the Mt. Car- 'oll, Savanna, Wlnslow and 'rophetstown lodges for their ef- orts. Harold C. Bentley, Rockford, sec- etary of- the slate board of grand xaminers, gave an enlightening nlk on the early history of Free- rjasonry, and others who were in- roduced included Morton A. Wil- ox, of Freeport, deputy grand master of the 24th district, Ralph Oarman and John Nolan, both of lockford. both ministers and laymen. Five delegates to the general conference of the church and 11 delegates to the jurisdlctional conference an? to be chosen. The conference will adjourn next Sunday afternoon following an ordination service for young ministers. Bishop Magoe, who will preside, is a brother of the late John Mageu, president of Cornell college, Mt. Vernon, In. Another brother was a well-known banker in Tulsa, Okln., who aided Dr. O'May in promotional work among the Cherokee Indians of the southwest. News About Persons n Armed Services who finished the course last Thurs- Corr >ell College, Cornell, la., took day, were Mrs. R. E. Beldt, Mrs. F. pa!-t ln the Junior and K senior w. nhanmon ^/rw t.rmi— ~ — ' national A. A. U. games at New York last Saturday and Sunday. In the junior 5,000 meters race Satur- Clutterham Places In National A. A. U. Gamesi'U S. Women Accepting Challenge of War," Says WAAC Officer Dave Clutterham. Freeport boy who won considerable fame as a distance runner while attending W. Chapman, Mrs. William E. Kautenberg, Mrs. s. Landreth Mrs George W. Loveland, Mrs. John C Lieut. Elizabeth R. Gage today when commenting upon the response made to WAAC recruiting ^ it ^ ic _ -F .__. efforts. Lieut. Gage is junior offi- meyer, Mrs. George""6ttenhausen"' tne latter race Gunder Haegg, cele- ' cer of the WAAC team now-in McKinstra, Mrs. Velma Martin Mrs day ne finis hed second Sand was George H. Nelson, Mrs. F. H/Nie'-i slxth in the senior event Sunday. In Private John Wesley Mathews, son f Mr. and Mi's. John Mathews, 30 East Linden street, has received notice to report June 24 for service in the army air force, in which he enlisted. He will report to Chicago for temporary duty and from there will be \sent to Shcppard Field, Wichita Falls, Texas. Robert L. Bberle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Eberle, 726 South 15th avenue, is now stationed at Great Lakes training station. His address is: A. S. Co. 808. Private Robert Brinkmeier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Brinkmeier of Shannon, left June 21 for Sheppard Field. Tex., where he will receive American women are accepting pre-aviation cadet basic training, of ' ' ' the challenge total war," '.said | He has been a member of the army Mrs. C. 'A. Rust, Mrs. J. R. Weaver and Miss Mary Wheeler. Those in the evening class were bra ted Swede, won first place, defeating Greg Rice, former Notre Dame star. The showing made by Mrs. Harold Clock Mrs' Hans ' the Free P° rt b °X in both races was Bingert, Miss Carrie FreidaK Mrs very commen dable in view of the "- - .6- f ac t that he was running against some of the world's best distance men. During his three years at Cornell he won many races for his course were Marshall F. Notes of the Day Raymond Woodin. The bride chose a gown of white satin made with fitted bodice, and sweetheart neckline, long sleeves ending in a point over the hand. The full skirt was floor-length and with a short train. Her fingertip veil of white marquisette fell from a white seed pearl tiara. She carried a shower bouquet of white roses and forget-me-nots. The bride's strand of pearls was a gift from the groom. The maid of honor wore a floor- Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Richards, and daughter Virginia, of Rockford, were guests over the week-end at '.he home of Mr. and Mrs. Bert C. Giesey, 418 West Homer street. Mi- Richards is Mrs, Giesey's son. * Mrs. John F. Kracht, West Douglas street, president of the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic, | and Mrs. John Trepus, West M>SC-> ley street, went to Peoria today to | attend the G. A. R. encampment. * Mrs. Henry Rieck, her daughter, Elaine, and little granddaughter, Margo Thrune, 410 South Liberty avenue, have returned home, after enjoying a week's visit in Wisconsin and Minnesota. * Mrs. George R. Koons, who has been a visitor for the past three weeks at the home of her parents, at 2:30 wtlh Mrs. Herman Schultz. 919 South Chicago avenue. Mrs Leonard Ruthe will be assistant hostess. A white elephant sale will be a feature of the afternoon. Philathea Class Ficnlc An enjoyable picnic supper was held last evening on Flagstaff hill Krape park, by the Philathea class of First English Lutheran church. The class president, Jacob J. Hess, announced there would be no more evening meetings until Monday night, Sept. •SO, when the fall program of events will begin. Builders' Class Meeting The Builders' class of the United Brethren church will hold its. monthly class meeting this evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Earl George Guenzler, Mrs. Elmer Hildebrandt, Mrs. c. O. Howard. Miss Irene McSherry, Mrs. M. R. McKinley, Mrs. Lawrence Roberts and Miss Ruth A. Winn. Instructors of the Mrs. Chesney, Mrs. Goodheart, Miss Aileen Witmer, Mrs. Carl M. Becker and Mrs. George J. Madden. Certificates will be awarded later to the women completing the course and examination, and meeting all the requirements. Guffey Says Republicans Ar8 Planning Dinner that Will Cost $8,000 A Plate Washington, June 22.—(/-T)—Senator Guffey, D.-Pa.) told the senate today that Republicans were planning a dinner at Pittsburgh tomorrow that will cost "eight thousand dollars per plate." He said 250 "hand-picked representatives of industry and big business" have been invited to Pittsburgh's Duquesne club for a feast that- "will outdo in many ways the Biblical feast of Belshaxzar." "The object, I am told by one of the outstanding Republican leaders in my state, is to raise two million dollars for the 1944 campaign," the senator said. Freeport. "Women from all walks of life," she continued, "of many ages and backgrounds, skilled and unskilled, are joining the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, eager to have some small part in America's drive to victory. Thousands of boys lives will be saved every day this war is shortened. By joining the air corps reserve since last Octobe?-, when-he enlisted while attending Bradley Technical Institute, Peoria. Joseph J. Klein, son of Mrs. Elizabeth Klein, 707 South Float avenue, has. been promoted to the rank of sergeant. He is stationed at one of the West Indian air bases guarding the vital approaches to the Caribbean area. He joined his present unit in April, 1941. to ,8 p. m. All women who can qualify for school. He reports July 1 at the University of Washington, Seattle, Wash., being enrolled in the navy V-7 program. Fayetteville, N. C., was the first town in the United States to be named for the Marquis de Lafayette. WAAC, the women are assuring a speedier end of this world conflict — they will be responsible /or saving lives." WAAC officers and auxiliaries are in Freeport to answer all questions and interview applicants. Headquarters is in the Gas company building, hours being 9 a. m. the WAAC are asked to apply immediately. 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