Las Cruces Sun-News from Las Cruces, New Mexico on January 14, 1945 · Page 3
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In Suadty Morning Jinm-y U, 1945 omen of Two Clubs to Be Hostesses at Taos A nvc « y l , l . Fiji* ·Bhimenschein's i Pictures' Here; Placed at H.S. Twelve pictures by Ernest L. Blumensehein, Taos artist -- ten i oQs, ' a water-color and. sketch -\ have arrived for the one-man Las Cruces art exhibit supplied by the Museum of New Mexico whose for- maj ^opening this afternoon is to be featured by a tea at which members of .Altrusa club/ and 'the. Las * Cruces chapter of the American Association of University Women t are to be hostesses. t\t. Home Economics Building The pictures have been hung; in '^.he-Home Economics building at Union high school where the tea is to be held from 2.30 to 5:80 p. m. I TKte public generally is inivted to attend. Miss Hildure Anderson chairman of the Las Cruces Fine Arts Committee, said. J '; t The public also is invited to see the pictures on any school 'day, from today until Feb. 1, when they ,will be moved to the AM college campus for exhibit until Mai 1 . : 4. - i .. . · i J11500 Painting Tops 1.1*1 A $1,500 painting- -- a large composite, interpretive of New * Mexico -- tops the list of the Blumenschein exhibit., Mountains NeaT.Taos, a canvas 1 approximately the same size, is priced at $1,000; still another. Lone Fisherman -- picture of a lone Indian fishing in the shadow lof massive New Mexico moun- » tains -- is listed at $900, From those figures, the pictures' prices i range down to $50 for! the sketch, ; of the Sandia mountains. . All of them are for sale, Miss t Anderson announced -- and, if any are sold here, the local committee retains a commission. i Simplicity to Mark Tea The tea to be given in connection with the exhibit will have sim- t plicity for its note, v tHe hostesses in charge annouhd. Red carnations will ^center the * table, laid in hand embroidered linen belonging to Miss Christine ( Amador, who, with Miss Imogene McClure, will pour during the first hour. '' During the second hour, Mrs. Elizabeth Murphy and Mrs. W. Fred Shaw will preside, while Mrs ' John Gregg^and Miss Margaret ' HER SON FIRST D. A. CASUALTY IN WORLD WAR I * o * * And 9 NoWy Valley Pioneer with Grandsons in World War II Is Double Gold-Star Mother O'Laughlin last hour. ill have charge for the Going away, coming home, having a party f *th*. Sun-News. -, telephone * ' ' · - · " By ALICE WILBUR fl Celebrating her eighty-fourth birthday last Tuesday, Mrs. James Quesenberry can observe that she Is a double-gold-star mother. Her son, Capl. ^oe Quesenberry, gave his life in France in 1918. It is for him that the AM college athletic field was named; also, the American Legion post in Las Cruces carries his name. First "Over the Top" Capt. Quesenberry's company was the first American outfit in go '"over the top" and the German machine gun they captured is "inimtfd in Arlington. Va.. with the names of those participating inscribed thereon. Capt. Quesenberry had taken an intensive training course at West Point, after AM college; his recommendation to a major's rank had 'been sent in at the time of his (death al the age of 23, but had not become official. This generation of Quesenberrys are in the war, too, but not as doughboys. Fivi- from One Family The George Quesenberrys have two sons and three sons-in-law in the fcrvipe, four of whom arc in the air corps. Lt. Joe Quesenberry, son of Fred j Quesenberry, is now with the sectional engineers at the Aiamogor- do army air field. His work is with the big B-2!)s that are dealing the Japs so much unhappiness. One Slain, One Missing The Dirk Quesenberrys of Miles City, Mont., lost a son in Guam. J a c k , their eldest, met his death at the hands of a Jap sniper on i the island at about the same time i that Lt. James Quesenberry was lister! officially as missing in ac-' lion over New Guinea last May. Thy family holds hopes, however, that James landed safely on friendly territory and is awaiting rescue from his jungle prison. He was not on a combat mission at the time his plane went down -- merely on a weather observer's flight, having just completed 35 missions in 50 days. The family has received several encouraging letters from the New Guinea area, stating that chances of his eventual escape are considered good. Their other son, Capt. George Quesenberry, is stationed at Oakland where.Jie is chief aircraft dispatcher "with the army flight service of the Oakland Calif., flight service center. ' Flight Officer Seaborn Collins, with the ATC, is now taking special training at a base in Missouri. He is married to the former Leila Jane Quesenberry. Daughters Marry into Army John Palm, husband of Frances Quesenberry, was given a medical discharge from the arrr.y, after serving with the tank corps at Fort Knox, Ky, He was in DCS when he was injured. Hope Quesenberry was married+Wcst Hadley avenue. in the summer to Lt. Jack R. Barbour, who came home from Europe after completing his missions as a navigator, wearing the oak leaf cluster and other citations befitting a hero, He is now stationed in Louisiana. Guest of Honor at Tarty Mrs. Quesenlterry, or., Has been making her nome with her daughter, Mrs. William Mundy and f a m - ily nt Hatch, and her son, George Quesenberry find family of 1800 MRS. JAMES QUESENBERRY She reads avidly, especially current events, and still does handwork. She enjoys visiting with friends -- was the delighted guest of honor at a party which Hatch friends gave her on her 84th birthday. She is known affectionately as "Mother Quesenberry' to a host beyond her own immediate family, which includes 20 grandchildren. To Valley 55 Years Ago The senior Quesenberry came to the Mcsilla valley in 1890 from Kings county, Va. Mr. Quesenberry was a farmer. He was prominently connected with civic enterprises, and was instrumental in securing the Elephant Butte irrigation project, which made possible the development of the valley. Ho was a director in the first water users' organization ever formed in the Mesilla valley, from 1905 to 1917, when the present setup was organized. Once nn Board of RegentH A Mason and a charter member of the First Baptist church of Las CriR't'.s, he also served as a member n[ the board of regents at AM college from 1017 to 1923. He died at the family home in West Las Cruces in J839. The couple had children in school who grew up, replacing their predecessors as students at AM college, almost since it became a college. Today's representative is Miss Bette Quosenberry. Mrs. Collins and Mrs. James Quesenberry (the former Margaret G a l l u p ) arrived last weekend for a visit. Mrs. Margaret Quesenberry lias -been employed in the bliKMirinl division of a west coast airplane factory, where she was employed at the time her husband was reported missing. Has Co-Hostess In Coffee Series Mrs. John Gains was co-hostess at the last of a series of coffees given by Mrs. Ross Williams on Tuesday morning. The Williams home was gay with the brilliant flowers of potted cyclamen used by the hostesses in their decorations. Mrs. Lester Lackey presided at the lace laid table with crystal and silver appointments. About 20 guests called. Martha Manning styles a daylight into twilight taillcu tviih a soft violet corsage print. Lace-trimmed front-button style in Frostcc Spun Rayon. Blue Mist, Grey Mist, Lilac Mist, Green Mist,'in sizes to 2 OPULAR cr, 139 N. MAIN Red Cross Workers Leave for Clinic Mifls Dorothy McKinley, secretary of the Dona Ana county chapter of the American Red,Cross, and Mrs. John White, co-chairhian of the local home service division, leave Monday morning to attend an all-day clinic being held in Socorro. Executives from the St. Louis office will conduct conferences on home service, publicity and the coining Red Cross drive. Representatives from the chapters of Socorro. Sierra, Dona Ana Luna and Grant counties will at- Hispania Names New Committees The following committee's" have been an nun need for the newly reorganized chapter of Hispania American Association of Teacherb of Spanish: Chapter advisors: Carl Tyre ant Annemnrie Tyre. Program committee: Elizabeth Armundariz, chairman, Walter Hicks, Ersllnda Chavez, Clara Armendariz, Nell Jrvui and Sofia Ward. Membership: Annemarie Tyre, chairman. Chairmen of the seven sections are members of this com- Rainbow Girls I 1 Install Officers This Afternoon Nancy Ann Goodloe will, stalled as worthy advisor 01 bow for Girls at the Mason: pie this afternoon at 2 o'c Miss Goodloe is a grutl" Las Cruces Union high sch- is now a freshman at New ^- ^.--i i AM college, where she is «V ^JlS) V-Sk Omega pledge. ^^ vt \m^ Other officers to be insta Barbara Carver, worthy a advisor; Lil Cummlngs, t . , LaDell Stern, Hope; Cyiitlv berly, Faith; Jacquelin K. corder; June Bell, treoaurt othy Jett, drill leader; Fp; guson, chaplain; Mary Loo r structor; Joan Hoskina, lo een Holder, religion; Mar Pettcgrew, nature; Patsy immortality; Kathryn Rii delity; Elsie Ruth Ansley, ism; Barbara Anderson, Joanne Hamicl, confident server; Katherine Neale, 01 server; Elizabeth Turney cian; Nancy Boyd, choir and Carlene Law, flag be' Installing officers will jinla Lowry, worthy a Anderson, chaplain, Mar; Scene, marshal; Lillian Kli rotary, and Payola Frecma: cian. --BLTT 1 CAN THAY t "TMURREWPER? DO/fT yO/J KflOtf YOl/ CAM HURT A HOPSE 81 GUHlJtllG HIM iWe/JHE'S COLO? Walter Hicks. Magdalena 1 Mrs. Carl Tyre, Mrs. Helei Mrs. Greg Chavez and A Woodson. -------Project: Carl Tyre, clw i M Q,\£ J' "n J ^T CUZ '' WAS Nell Irvin, Erslinda Chavez TOO MUCH STkNlM ON \'./ By Charles Baah ine Baker, Emil Wohlgemu^ Virgilia Eaterbrook. Publicity: Alice Wilbur, man. Chairmen of all i to act on committee. Transportation: Kerthel chairman, Carl Tyre, James' bert, Juanita Dcnney Walter Martha Heath, Sofic Ward, Molinar and Emil Wohlgcmr Telephone: Graclela Baeza, man, Vivian Emlgh,,Marjovi, ans, Walter HicTts'and Nell Ir; ROMANTIC UPE. 1 , Shop at Lyle's Phone 830 mittee. iocial: Juanita Denney, chair- Telephone 33 -when you know man, Mrs. Martha Heath, Mrs. J. of a news Item. I. Culbert, Laura Molinar. Mrs. KEG. 8-0/,. $1.00 SIZE jvor 5U ri~T,. FU1.I..PINT !M0 SIZE STANDARD WALGREEN AGENCY 221 Norlli Miiin Si. \;£. V 'E N ; r rj),L ICC*'. V.L Ur M»" GIRLS I STILL GOT A GOOP ' APPETITE.' ^ ^rrrtW. Advance Spring Showing Right--Yogitg doti anj decorative «mbroidored icallopt on blue, pint, lima or bsiQe. Siitt 12 lo 20, ' WHITE ==-- of* Lay Gruces

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