Star Tribune from Minneapolis, Minnesota on December 5, 1943 · Page 41
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Sunday, December 5, 1943
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Fewer Members, More Work But Junior League Meets Home Front Demands Sun., Dec. 5, 1343 V MINNEAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE. HAM DINNER St. Helena's Benevolent society will sponsor a baked ham dinner next Sunday in the school auditorium. Forty-fourth street and Thirty-second avenue, from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Mrs. A. F. McDonnell Is chairman of the event PENNY LUNCHEON Woodrow Wilson auxiliary will give a penny luncheon Wednesday at Norway hall, 29C2 Chicaga avenue, at 1 p.m., after which cards and bunco will b played. They will hold their business meeting on Tuesday. 'TMIE WAR has made a dent in both the active and provisional membership of the Minneapolis Junior league with many of the young women joining their husbands stationed in different parts of the country, and wartime brides reducing the ranks. Despite the decrease in members the work of the organization goes right along, with new projects for assisting on the home front arising daily. No glamor work keeps the leaguers busy these days. They are signed up 100 per cent as volunteer workers in the women's activities of the Minneapolis Civilian defense council. The same goes for their work in the Red Cross. You will find leaguers serving the Red Cross canteens, motor corps, home service, as staff assistants, Nurse's Aid, Gray Ladies, Blood Donor center, and the various other branches of the Red Cross. Mrs. Dexter L. Andrews is president of the Minneapolis League. f . . . ' , ; v V f r MO.DAY XOOX TO 9 Mi A "j :( m m m . ; 1 -w L h c i The purpose of the organization, nationally, is to assist with community projects and to prepare members to take an active part in their communities as citizens who have been trained to do volunteer work toward advancement of community interests. , Some of the various activities the leaguers do volunteer work for here include work at Abbott hospital with the convalescing children. They have recently added the Elizabeth Kenney Institute to the various places where volunteer work is done when needed. Some of the members teach the Braille system at the Society for the Blind. H' '': J, f i X vV Nancy Lou Mackall and Mrs. John.B. Taylor take tray decorations to the Elizabeth Kenney Institute. Music Is Theme for Minnesota Alum Meetin n A Mr. Preston Covey, Mrs. Harrison Randolph and Leslie Harrison, left to right, after receiving their allotment of Junior League cook books to sell can't resist a peek at the contents. Kathryn Minton Is Married to Shelley Smith At a marriage ceremony Saturday at Hennepin Avenue Methodist church Kathryn Minton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Minton, 3022 Forty-sixth avenue S., became the bride of Capt. Shelley Allender Swift, son of Col. and Mrs. Allender Swift of Fayettevllle, Ark. Bridal attendants were Mrs. J. J. MacKay and Shirley Burr. Lt Paul Bohanon was best man. Lt. Barton Lloyd served as usher. The wedding reception was given at the College Women's club. After Dee. 15, the couple will be at home at 3126 W. Calhoun boulevard. Mrs. Swift is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and the College of St. Catherine. Capt. Swift is in the army medical corps. He is a graduate of the medical schools of the University of Utah and of the University of Pennsylvania. Marianne Louise Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Hartwell K. Johnson, 4018 Colfax avenue S., formerly of Boston, Mass., announce the engagement of their daughter, Marianne Louise, to William Von Brunt Eddy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Ware Eddy, Minnetonka Mills. The wedding will take place, Dec. 26, at 5 p.m. at St. Luke's Episcopal church. Helen Ruth Fossum Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Fossum, 910 Franklin terrace, announce the engagement of their daughter, Helen Ruth, to Donald Elroy Palmer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Palmer of Winthrop, Minn. Mrs. J. Paul McGee, a junior league member, is seen assisting Adolph Trapp with' his Braille lesson. Mrs. McGee is one of the nine league volunteers who have taken over special assignments of work in co-operation with the Minneapolis Society for the Blind in administering its program, 400LocalNilrscs oinRed Cross Four hundred senior nurse students from Minneapolis will officially become members of the American Red Cross student nurse reserve at a special ceremony Monday at 8 p.m., at the University of Minnesota music school auditorium. Maj. Hugh Mullenmeister, army medical corps, now convalescing from illness that resulted when he was on combat duty overseas, will be the prin- clpal speaker and will award the nurses, their Red Cross pins. The student reserve of the Red Cross nursing service is a reserve of senior students in schools of nursing meeting Red Cross standards. This gives student nurses an early opportunity to become as sociated with war nursing activities and clearing credentials prior to graduation so their records will be in order by the time they are available for service either with the army, navy or locally. RUMMAGE SALE Calvary Baptist church is sponsoring a rummage sale Friday and Saturday at 304 Marquette avenue. Keep Your Clean Plate Club Pledge In community health service they do volunteer work at the Well Baby clinic, the dental clinic and at various settlement houses. Another new project of the members is the library course of the OCD in which groups were trained as volunteer assistants In the different branch libraries throughout the city. For many years the Children's theater has been one of the largest projects of the league. The Minneapolis league ranks second in the country for the number of children to enjoy the privilege of attending the plays free. The average number of children who annually attend the plays given by the league without cost is over 15,000. Provisional members are given an intensive course of training In community service work. This training has been of great help to members In taking over necessary volunteer war work. The project Ihis winter through which the league hopes to raise funds for its volunteer philanthropic work Is a cook book compiled by members. The book is now being sold by the members. The December meeting of the league will take place Monday at the home of Mrs. Earl Partridge, 27 Groveland terrace. A donated luncheon will be served at 12:30 p.m., with the proceeds going to the Minneapolis Symphony orchestra. Mrs. Edward Dyer Anderson will play piano numbers. Mrs. Garrett Leahy is in charge of reservations. Mrs. W. H. Smith is in charge of the luncheon. FIVE YEARS' STOCKINGS It takes 162 pairs, of silk stockings, the equivalent of a five years' supply for one woman, to make one parachute. 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Paul Oberg, professor and chairman of the University of Minnesota department of music, has arranged a musical program around the theme of "Internationalism in Music." Participants will be Marilyn Jordet, Jeanne Mitchell, Jean Metcalfe. A Christmas tea will be served in the women's lounge, Coffman Memorial union, with Dorothy Campbell and Frieda Rose-now as chairmen. HOLIDAY VISITORS Mrs. W. H. Burgum and son, Thomas Lee, are visiting at the home of Mrs. Burgum's father and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Harry P. Burgum, 4920 Fremont avenue S. They will remain through the Christmas holidays. Mrs. Burgum's husband, Ens. Burgum, navy, is on duty at Gulfport, Miss. Fathers and Sons to Hear Governor Thye, See Football Movies Gov. Ed Thye will be the prin-clpal speaker at the fathers' and sons' banquet Friday at 7:30 p.m., at the St. James on the Parkway Episcopal church. The banquet is sponsored by the Men's club, with the women of St. Louisa's chapter serving. Phil Brain of the University of Minnesota will show Gopher football pictures. . - DAY OF PRAYER REPLACES MOTHERS' CLUB PARTY Members of the Mothers' club of St. Thomas college again will hold a day of pvayer for their sons in service instead of the 'usual Christmas party at their December meeting, Wednesday. Monseignor James H. Moynihan, president of the college, will celebrate high mass at 9 a.m., and will speak at the meeting later In the morning. Mrs. George Tobin is In charge of the breakfast For rotir Friends ONLY THE BEST IN PHOTOGRAPHY Will Show You t You Best LEE IIIIOTIIEIIS ' 2544 Portland MA. 8441 4i cyxaxEX than do much fiuts cjoUd Just thirteen skins of magnificent Russian Crown Sables matched inio a five-skin muff and eight-skin stole . . . to give precious pleasure that is almost out of this world today. Priced at $4000, tax included. TO MAKE HER CHRISTMAS DREAMS COME TRUE, GIVE ALBRECHT FURS . . . SELECT AN EXCITING FUR "EX-TRA" SUCH AS A FUR ORCHID . . . OR THE MOST. 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