Las Cruces Sun-News from Las Cruces, New Mexico on May 15, 1951 · Page 3
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Las Cruces Sun-News from Las Cruces, New Mexico · Page 3

Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Tuesday, May 15, 1951
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Tuesday Ertning. Mty 15, .1951 LAS CHUCES (N. M.) StTN-NEWS · PAGE THREE American Legion Auxiliary Women Observe Annual Poppy Day May 26 :/ Oh Saturday, May 26,' the American Legion Auxiliary' members will be on the streets of Las.Cru- cei and surrounding communities nailing the little red poppies which every year commemorate those who made the supreme .sacrifice in .all the great wars of our country., Poppy; Day is always celebrated on the last Saturday in May by members of the American Legion Auxiliary. y . Poppies for this sale are made throughout the year by disabled veterans ami convalescents in hospital workshops throughout the country. Handicapped veteran. 1 ; learn how to make these poppies and earn money at the same time. Funds derived from the sale of the, poppies are the largest source of revenue of the great job of rehabilitation which the Auxiliary does every year. The child welfare department also receives money from this fund. -These funds enable Legion Posts and Auxiliary Units to did many dependent families of veteran's throughout the year, · ·' .., The Joe Quesenberry Unit No. 10 hopea that this year, as in the past years, citizens of Las Cruces will-cooperate fully in this annual j Poppy Day sal BO . that it m a y ' carry on its work next year. vHigh School To Present Annual Spring Concert The Mixed Chorus of Union High school will present its an- f nual Spring Concert a t . 8 p. m. Friday, May l£. in the high school auditorium. Admission-will be GO cents for adults and 30 cants for students. v The mixed chorus will present the first group of numbers. These ar«: "Let Us SingV by Morton, an early English canon; "Sylvia" hy Speaks; "Come Close the Curtains ; of Your Eyes!' b'y Hokanson; "My Heart-is-a'Silent-Violin" by Fox; and. '.'The* Alphabet Song" by -Mozart. -, - :· · · V · Selections By Chorus " The second group of songs, will also ;be printed -by the -mixed * cn'ohis.'These numbers are: "Rain , And-the River" by Fox; "Mr. 6an- jo'.V-V Creole, song by Biirleigh; · ·^Religion 1 . Is a Fortune" hy Cain, and "Skip to My-Lou" by Wilson. · During the intermission the boys', quartet will present several sefectipns..V Thai girls' sextet'.will also'preshnf "booking; Glass River" and "When Day,Is Done"'while Ihc t girls' 'trio "will ..give' "My Little Banjo" and "Slimmer Time", } The'second part -of.'the program Will consist of "The Ballad for Americans" by John LaTouche, a « modern patriotic cantata, given by the mixed chorus with Edward Apodaca as. the baritone soloist. Historical Number.' ''The Ballad for Americans" dc, picts the four high spots in American history -- the .revolution, growth of the union, the civil war, and the machine age. The part of the soloist embodies the spirit of the people of America; their past, f future, hopes and dreams. "The Ballad for Americans" will be giv-, en in co 3 -tume. Sets are being- prepared by the art class of Un-ion High under the .direction of J Gc'orge T. Gray, art instructor, who is being assisted by Miss Shirley Dnitman, senior. ( .The boys' quartet consists of * .Skip Corley, Hecor Lopez. Edward Apodaca and George Baal. The girls* sextet is made up of Sylvia Woodward, D'Aun Dalton, Elsa 1 1 Freudenthall, Merideth Malone. Shirley Alford, and Norma Neal while Clarice Douglas, Christina Blank and Betty Boykln make up the girls' trio. Mrs. David Scott, I chorus instructor, will direct the mixed chorus. Miss Anne Meek will be the accompanist. Oldest Mother Is Named In Contest Held By Theaters Grand old ladies of Las Criices enjoyed the spotlight as guests of the Fox Theaters Sunday .afternoon. All mothers over SO were eligible to win the prize, a bcuuti- ful cake from the Corona do bakery. By adding the total number of ages, 2,717 years were represented by the nearly 60 mothers who registered and were interviewed. Oldrot Mother The oldest mother present was Mrs. Mary D. Davis, 94, who was accompanied by her Gl year old daughter, Mrs. Alberta D. Cooper. Mrs. Davis came to Lns Oruces fmm New York City three, years ngo because of thr. climate. She resides with her daughter and aon- in-law at 905 Weal Van Patten., She was born in Hamilton, Ohio ami attended Oxford college, now called Miami University of Ohio. Mrs! Davis recalls. "That was back in the days when few phis won.t tn college." lluiini'rs-Up Three ladies over 80 who were present were'Mis. J. S. Moore, 81. Oklahoma City; Mrs. C. li- Locke, S3, MeKilla Park; Mrs. Lilla M i l - ler, 861/2, Las Cruces. Mrs. Moore was horn in Silver Springs, Tenn., and has lived in Okla.'over 40 years. She is at present visiting her son, C'apt. H. Z. Moore, and granddaughters Albert- inc Lynn and Susan 7.ohn, at 107 Cambridge Drive. Mrs. Locke is a pioneer woman of .Mesiila Park, having lived here many years. She is a charter member of many local clubs and was selected hy the Pi-ogress club this year as their candidate for state. mother of the year. j Mrs. Miller was bom in South-1 cm Indiana and has lived in Las j Cruces .for the past 8 years. I n 1 1902 she taught In the San Felipe Indian nch'ool. north of A!buquer : quo. She has had a home in 14 slates., . . Harolll McCormick, manager of Ihe theaters, .reported the afternoon was such a success it will no doubt become an annual event. Hockhound Club To Have Display At Convention Plans were made for the Rocky Mountain Federation Convention at the monthly Dona Ana Rock- hound club meeting, Friday night, at Mesiila Park school. The convention is to r be held June 8-10, at Phoenix, Ariz. The Dona Ana Rockhounds .will be represented at the convention with several delegates and a show-case exhibit of rocks and mineral specimens from this area. Following Uic business meeting 1 an interesting talk was given hy \V. F. (Bill) Smith, student at State College. His topic was "The City of Palenque," which is located in Chiapas, Southern (Mexico. Air. Smith and a friend spent an interesting vacation among the ruins and temples of the old city. Many photographs were passed around among thti audience as the talk progressed, adding.'much interest to the subject. After the program a social period was enjoyed and refreshments were served by the hostesses, Mrs. R u t h Perkins arid-Mrs..Sue Evans. Guests were: Mrs. Harry Bradford. Las Cruces; Mr. and Mrs. James Tuggcrt, Mcsilla Park; Mrs, Eva Henderson, Las Cruces. The last three guests mentioned are prospective new members. There w^re around -10 members and guests present at the meeting. COMING EVENTS The Mothers club of Lucero school is sponsoring- an ice-crenm social for.6. to 0 p.. m.. Friday at the school. There will bu ice cream, pake, and soft drinks, as well as a table of crocheted articles, dishes, and glassware, for sale. Funds will he used for'playground equipment. The public is invited. The Republican Women will meet at 12 noon at Vonnie Lcc'a Thursday.- · ·ir The Girl Scout Court of Awards scheduled for Wednesday night has been postponed and will be held at 7:30 p. in. Thursday night, at Central school. The Sew nnd Sew club will meet at 2:30 p. m. Wednesday, with Mrs. W. E. Gean, 311 S. Miranda. W. J. LITTLE REALTOR KKAL KSTATK LOANS First National Bank Hlilg. PH. - 210 or l.HOS PARTY LINES Pvl. Charley Gurcia Solo, a f t e r spending 10 days in the home of his parents Mr, nnd -Mrs. Victor Garcia, is enroute to Camp Atterbury, Indiana. Charley's brother. George G. Koto, spent three days here to he with him. George is^.at present attending a business college in Albuquerque. NEW, SELF-SERVICE ·Wesl Side's Valley Laundry Most Complete and Costs No Mort !4jJ North Cth St. 1 Wock N. While Dot Cain Phone 994-W STULL LIQUORS NO. I A. new, convenient store for nil of you folks who live west of town. Drop by nnd "let us keep you in good spirits". LIQUORS - WINES . COLD BEER 1402 W. Plcacho Across from Nefl's Court Auxiliary Women Hold Open House Over TOO guests were received at the open house held Sunday afternoon in Memorial General hospital, sponsored by the HoBpital auxiliary. The occasion was to observe National Hospital Day, which commeratcs the birthday of Florence Nightingale. In the recL-iving rbom'were Mesdames Ottu Griggs, L. C. Campbell, Robert Faulk, R. P. Burn. C. W. Botkin; Miss Vivian Emlgh; Mayor and Mrs. Samuel Kline; nd Dr. and Mrs. H. C. Sliipman. Hostesses in the dining room were Mesclames Jim Kedgwick. Charles Gandy. 1.eland Kvflns, O. A. Feather, and J-. L. Davie.t. Miss N. M. McKehnn, record clerk, ami Harry Miller, manager, conducted guc.sts'on a tour through Ihe hospital. ; Honored guests were W. H. Gary chairman of county commissioners; Dr. H. .C. .Schjpnian, county, commissioner; and Mayor Klein. Special guests f i o m . El Paso were Sister .Paula and Sister Augustine, Hotel Dieu; Mrp. Naomi Emerson, public reluliuns director of Hotel Dieu; Mrs. Nate Knittle, president of the Hotel Dieu Hos- piial auxiliary. t Beautiful flowers were donated by loL'sil florists and friends oj' the hospital for the occasion. One in nine of the residents of Yugoslavia ;ire Moslems. IT'S BACK TO ARMY FOR GRANDMOTHER OF SEVEN Abby Lewis Will Be On Radio Programs Abby Lewis, former Lns Criiren ami at prr.sont a well-known nidio j ami television actress, will appear on lhi 1 follmving radio progrn 111.4 this week: ;il 3::i(l p. in. .Monday. Tiifiidny, nnd Thursdiiv, " Plain Bill." over KTSM; from !):,'10 to 10 p. in. Thursday night, "Mr. Kecne, Tracer nf Lost Persons" on CBK. KROD; 11 :.'tn ;i. in. tn 12 noon Friday, "My True .Story". KJSPO, KOBE. Miss Lewis was married to John D. Seymour in New Y o t k City, { A p r i l 22. She is the sister of tyrs. j G i ; o i R t Bwtholun. .Mesllln Park. Surprise Shower Is Held For Mrs. Cruse CPt'. BEATRICE DENOMME, 45,"blds gooilhy to her seven yrfiwlchililn_'!i in Bridgppnri. Conn., before i P l u m - ing to 21 months' active duty in (the WACs. A World War II -veteran, tho pruUy corpunl hud three «nmi in service then, now lias a l o u r l h ' i h the A r m y in Korea. GiPiulchtKlivn d'li.rliv.-i.-ip CMJIH her l a p i aru C;inisyn MacDonuld, 4',*; Michael ttrangacdo, 0; Antoinette 13ranjuccio, l'l_.; I'aul Kurniay. !»'«; .lului ICunnay, O ' - . ; Frank Brangaccio, '6; George AlacDonald, 5. f Int'-fualiuxil Snnntlphulv} A sttrpiisp pink and blue shower wag held for Mrs. Frances Cruse hy Mrs. John Millt-r nnd .Mrs. Burton Wnllare, Thursday afternoon, in the Miller homo. Mrs. .Miller's small daughter, j Cheryl, j-filled in 11 decorated baby buggy whirli r o n t n i n r i i t h e gifts. Appropriate gnmon weiu- played and baby articles wen: awarded as and given to the guost of honor. Punch and decorated cake..** were . served LO Mosdanu's Betty Dawson. J. S. Wilhurn. Hugh Johnson. Kenneth MIIOIU Charles Madrid. Jr.. VOUJNTAKV 1'ItICK -~(.ii -- Carl Hayeo IDenver grocery manager, who h:i3-.. beei^ collecting ancient guns for nine years, says he found one of his prize firearms in a church. The minister told him to go ahead and take the gun and drp into the collection plate whatever he thought ·. il was worth. * VITAMIN IIA1/TS WASHINGTON --· Wi -- Researchers at the U. S. Department of Agriculture have found a remedy for "Yellow Fat Disease", which kills thousands of mink kittens annually. The rumedy is to provide somu form of vitamin K in the artion. Howard .Muudlin. Frances Cruse, nnd Miss Her.s. Kxpert Insun.ncR Advice . · . Cbllton Loan ·£ Insurance Co. PARTY LINES Mr. and Mrs. Solomon G. Alvarez, left this morning for San Antonino, Texas, where Mrs. Alvarez will attend the annual Texas-New Mexico Methodist conference. Mrs. Alvarez will be a delegate from the El Calva i io Methodist church. Mrs. Kthel Anderson has returned from Weatherford, Oklahoma, where she WUH called by the tragic death of her father. S. W. King, who was killed in an auto accident. Mr. King Has visited in Las C i u cc.'i many times during the past several years and had spent much of the time with his daughter since the tragic death of her husband and only child who were also killed in iin auto wreck just 10 months previous. Mr. King had only iccently returned to Oklahoma to make ar- iaiigemt?ivts to permanently locate in Las Cruets to be with tiis daughter. He had made* many friends dunng his visits here. : - * ' Miss Janet Ruth Barrier, former student of Irma Jeanne Decker, is :m audition winner of a piano scholarship from Mississippi Southern college. Miss Berrier is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Barrier, formerly of Mesilla Park. They arc now residing in llatties- burg Mississippi. *_ - ' . :. .MOATS AS rilOTECTIOX ! ing citizens if M a l a y a , but it has ' « unique fc:iliir P .-lt i.s to be sur- MALACCA _i,Vi- It's going U, ; rounded bv a moat. Dredgers now be a lol toiiBliw rov Communist j , lre a t u . 0 , k m;iki ,, K a ,,, oat , 4 tcnwists to set iKick into areas j feel u-iilc mound the villnge. from \vliicll Uu'_\ li.'ive been ill ivrll i by Britisli security forn-s. O n e ' Insiilf ri".pi"ir'» Tiilnl- City ia vi!l;i;;', Sinip.Tng; Bi'lloh. is brinf; ! tile Jniperini City M i n i U'itbin tliilt rcBctllc.l with loyal nntl lau'-alml- ' is t h u ForbiJikn City. Record Relief for SOUR STOMACH rck Service C l t A N e r s "Oh yes, Ihey're gelling along much bel- ter. John's other wife didn't know about Quick Service Cleaners, you see." Why keep Winlor and Summer Clothes iogoth- or? This is Iho season to get those lure into storage. Store them with us at a very nominal charge. QUICK SERVICE CLEANERS 131 No. Water Phone- 402 GOOD EVENING Pleasant Listening K O B E 1450 On Your Dial TONIGHT -- TUES. P. 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