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3 Saturday Evening, October 25, 1941 LAFAYETTE JOURNAL AND COURIER A.A.U.W. to Kathryn Turney Garten Is Again on Playgoers' Series ANNOUNCEMENT of the return of Kathryn Turney Garten, of Indianapolis, as one of the features of the 1941-42 series of the Tri Kappa Playgoers' club program, sponsored by Delta Eta chapter, is being received with enthusiasm by patrons of the club. Mrs. Garten, who returns to Lafayette for the fifth season has won 111 a large following of admirers 01 i if 1 "s-w vi? "t' 85 I 1 v. I yi I f-Ai- mmrat T- "hibiH -'fcin- Viftrti ft -11- i i S.

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MRS. WILLIAM SINGER, up Sheldon Woman Have Treat At Dinner MEMBERS of Lafayett branch, of the American Association of Univer sity Women, have a rare treat In store for them at their next meet ing Tuesday evening, October 23, when Miss Mary Barnctt Gilson, assistant professor of economics at the University of Chicago, i to be guest speaker. Miss Gilson is listed in "Who's Who" as an educator, but she is also an economist and author of note who has arrived at her present position by a route so interesting that the account of it read like fiction. Up until ten years ago, when she accepted her present position, sh worked in the industrial field lit a period when few women occupied such positions in the business world. WELLESLEY ALUMNA After graduating from Welles-ley, she did library work In the crucible steel district of Pittsburgh.

Next, In order to get a close-up of the salesgirl's problems, she worked behind the counters of large Boston department stores and was later appointed vocational counsellor and placement secretary in the Boston trade school for Girls. Several (Continued on Page Five) Workers in Methodism To Convene More than a thousand Methodist women will convene Wednesday, October 29, in City church, Gary, Sixth avenue and Washington street, for the second annual Northwest Indiana conference meeting of the Woman'i Society of Christian Service. Registration will begin at 9 o'clock. Mrs. E.

R. Bartlett. of Green-castle, president of the Northwest Indiana Conference society, will preside. Mrs. J.

D. Bragg, of St. (Continued on Page Five) Sigma Alpha Has Benefit Alpha Kappa and Alpha Sigma chapters of Sigma Alpha sorority entertained at their annual benefit card party Thursday evening at Duncan hall, with guests present for 50 tables. Several other groups played in private homes. Linen handkerchiefs were given for table prizes.

Door prizes, contributed by local merchants, went to Mesdames F. R. Speer, David Curt- ner, Norman Graunke, Karl Kricg, John May, F. VV. Howard.

C. R. Williams. Frank Hunter, George Leach, M. L.

Courter, James Andrews, Mary Muinzer, R. V. Han-nell and Marguerite Oiler, Eleanor Daugherty, Delilah Bartl, Edith Ellis, Dorothy Farrell, Helen Bern-inger, Esther Harris, Edna Bauer and Madonna Knowlcs. Entertainment was furnished by Charlotte and Marjorie Bass, accompanied by Oliver Wharton. Arrangements for the party wer in the hands of Misses Lucy Foster, Louise Harrison and Irene Caldwell, of Alpha Sigma chapter, and Mesdames Robert Clark and Eugene R.

Moore and Miss Mary Alice Grandstaff of Alpha Kappa chapter. Proceeds of the party will go into the Sigma Alpha Foundation Fund, a scholarship fund, for girls of Tippecanoe county, who wish to further their business edu cation and are financiallly un able to do so. 'O VV JLi lULLL Marriage Rite The mnrriage of Miss Alice Mae Oswalt. West Lafayette, daughter of Charles Oswalt of New Richmond, and Darwin Jay Stair, son of Mr. and Mrs.

J. R. Stair, Mul berry, was solemnized Wednesday afternoon, October 22, at the home of the officiating minister, Rev. I. Whitman in Mulberry.

The bride wore a street-length dress of poudre-blue with wine accessories. She also wore the gift of the groom, a gold heart-shaped locket. Mrs. Royce Cleveland, her attendant, was attired in wine with black accessories. Royce Cleveland was best man.

Mrs. Stair has been employed at the Kampus Kitchen. Mrs. Stair ia employed by the Fairfield Manufacturing company. After a short wedding trip the couple is at home in Mulberry.

Club Officers Meet and Elect Officers and township presidents of Tippecanoe county Home Economics clubs met in the federal building, with Mrs. D. W. Marshall presiding. Mrs.

Frank VVitte-man led group singing and Mrs-Alton Benham and Mrs. G. E. Bausman led the club creed and flag salute. Plans were perfected for annual Achievement Day October 30 at the Purdue Union building.

Miss Mary Rosebery, of the Tippecanoe county Red Cross association, distributed materials for Red Cross sewing. Miss Marguerite Downing reported on the landscape school of Nov. 25, Dec. 9 and Dee. 16 at the horticultural building, Purdue.

A program planning meeting will be held Nov. 10. The following were elected county officers: Mrs. Witteman, president; Mrs. Peter Goris, vice-president; Mrs- Lynn Ransdall, secretary and Mrs.

Benham, treasurer. PERSONALS CLUBS her outstanding type of entertainment as a book reviewer. Mrs. Garten will appear only once this season, on January 28, 1942. The club has engaged Olive Enslen Tinder, also of Indianapolis, for a book review on January 7.

Both entertainments will be held in the north ballroom of the Purdue Memorial Union building. Mrs. Tinder comes to Lafayette for her initial appearance in January. Her work is highly recommended. She broadcasts regularily twice a week over Indianapolis stations, her Saturday morning program being devoted (Continued on Page Five) Card Party For Benefit5 Of Hospital The annual card party sponsored by the Lafayette Home Hospital Booster club for the benefit of the hospital, will be held Friday afternoon, October 31 from 2-4 o'clock at Duncan hall, and promises to be a most enjoyable affair.

All interested friends are invited to attend. The president, Mrs. B. L. Em-ens, as general chairman, is being assisted by the following committees: Table prizes, Mrs.

Otto B. Schaaf and Mrs. John R. Stemm; card table accessories, Mrs. Earl VanReed, Mrs.

W. K. Oyler, Mrs. Thomas F. Moran and Mrs.

Charles Nitcher; decorations, Mrs. Thomas Duncan, Mrs. Raymond Calvert, Mrs. C. M.

Bivins and Mrs, A. C. Arnett. Attractive table and door prizes will be awarded. Proceeds of the party will be added to a fund be ing used to silence proof various quarters of the hospital.

Members of the Booster club have been untiring in their efforts to keep the hospital provided with needed supplies. The operating room, laboratory, kitchen and other rooms have been furnished from time to time with modern equipment from proceeds received at the annual card parties. The club also sponsors an annual tea and linen shower, at which time a generous supply of necessary linen is donated as gifts from members and friends. Dinner for Bride-to-Be The first of a series of parties in honor of Miss Mary Emily Decker, whose marriage to D. Vincent Considine, of Boston, will be an event of November, was beautifully appointed dinner given Friday evening at the Lafayette Country club by Mr.

and Mrs. Joseph Binford, of New Albany. Mrs. Binford is the former Miss Eileen McEwan, of West Lafayette. Masses of white chrys anthemums and lighted white tapers decorated the table.

Among the guests were Mr. and Mrs. Paul Barbee, Rochester, N. John Vyverberg, Schenectady, N. Miss Marion Kelly and Robert Bailey, Evanston, and Miss Jean Wilkinson, Marion.

Plan Wedding In December Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ardapple, of Hillcrest road, West Lafayette, announce the approaching mar riage of their daughter, Katherine Jane, to Robert Franklin Kelly, son of Mrs. Gertrude Kelly, South Ninth street, and the late Frank O. Kelly.

Miss Ardapple attended DePauw university and is now a student at Purdue, where she is a pledge of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. Mr. Kelly attended Purdue and is now in the production planning de partment of the Aluminum Com pany of America plant. The wedding will take place in December. Benton County Award Session EARL PARK, Oct.

25. Home Economics club women of Benton county will assemble here Tuesday for the annual Achievement day program. Sessions will open at 9:30 m. in the school building, with Mrs. William B.

Harrington, county president, giving the welcome address. Mrs. Lee Martin, Center township, will lead the flag salute and Mrs. C. F.

Rowe, Bolivar township, will conduct a memorial service. Benton county Home Economics club chorus will sing, directed by Mrs. Ralph Thrush. Miss Kathryn Ergenbright, home demonstration agent, will give a summary of the year's work and Lillis Coats, Bolivar township, will give a talk on 4-H Junior Leadership Camp, followed by a 4-H club demonstration by Evelyn Cheltz, Richland township. Elaine McClure will discuss the State Fair school and Mrs.

James Watson, A.A.A. Field-woman, will speak on "Food for Luncheon will be served at noon. Mrs. Peter Barr giving the noontide prayer. The Earl Park school orchestra will furnish music dur ing the luncheon, with Joseph Campbell directing.

Installation of officers, will be held in the after noon, followed by a style show and an exhibit of handicraft work County Club Achievement Day Planned Tippecanoe county Home Economics clubs will have their Achievement Day program in the south ball room of the Purdue Memorial Union building Thursday, October 30, the program to start at 10 in the morning, with the national anthem, followed by the flag salute, with the Romney club leading. Mrs. D. VV. Marshall, county home economics chairman, will extend the welcome, followed by a summary of 4-H club and home economics activities by Miss Marguerite Downing, home demonstration agent.

Honor 4-H club dress revue -rirls will be presented. The Y. W. Homemakers' chorus will present selections at 10:40. Mrs.

O. A. Scipio will discuss "Food for Freedom," and 3942 officers will be installed by the Union Home Economics club. Lunch will be served in the Union cafeteria from 11:30 to 1:30. The afternoon program will open at 1:30.

A short talk by Mrs. C. T. Crone, vice-president of the Indiana Home Economics association, will be followed by selections by the County Home Economics chorus, under the direction of A. P.

Stewart. At 2 p. at which time Prof. George (Continued on Page Five) Rare Works Of Art Seen At Studio A treat was enjoyed by St. Francis Art club Friday afternoon when members gathered in the St.

Francis studios for the opening meeting of the season and were privileged to view two rare seventeenth century Italian paintings, latest gift to the studio from Dr. A. W. Bitting, of San Francisco, formerly of the Purdue faculty, who was also present for the meeting. Mrs.

Harry Rubenkoenig, of West Lafayette, member of the St. Francis Art club, and an artist of renown, furnished a delightful program by giving a talk on "Bermuda," where she spent sometime recently painting. She also exhibited several of her lovely water colors. Tea was enjoyed during asocial hour, being served by Mrs- Bert Loeb, president of the club, from a table covered with a handsome cloth and centered with an artistic arrangement of marigolds. Mrs.

E. T. Stahl assisted. Local Girl to Be Married on Thanksgiving Mr. and Mrs.

Charles C. Robinson, 710 North Eighteenth street, announce the engagement of their daughter. Rose Mary, to Carl Edward Funk, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward J.

Funk, of Kentland. The wedding will take place Thanksgiving day. Miss Robinson is a 1940 graduate of Purdue university and is an accomplished musician, having been accompanist for Purdue musical organizations during her college days. She is a member of the local chapter of Sigma Phi Gamma sorority. Mr.

Bunk, who attended Purdue university, is engaged in business with his brothers in the Hybrid Seed company at Kentland. He is a member of the Kentland Rotary club. Golden Wedding Of Local Pair Mr. and Mrs. J.

N. Cheak, 34 North Twenty-Sixth street, proprietors of "Cheak's Lunch Stand," on South street, between Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth streets, plan to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Sunday at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Tom C. Powell and Mr. Powell in Wil-liamsport.

A family dinner at the Towell home will be followed by open house at the hnmf of another daughter, Mrs. Rex Raob and Mr. Rabb in Attica. Relatives and friends are invited to cail from 2 until 5 o'clock. Since coming to Lafayette about five years ago, Mr- and Mrs.

Cheak have endeared themselves to a large circle of friends through their business associations. Mrs. Cheak, whose maiden name was Carrie Lewis, is the daughter of an early Free Methodist minister and was reared in Attica. Besides the two daughters mentioned ttny also have a son, Glenn Cheak, of Noblesville. Patricia Potter On Honor Roll Miss Patricia Potter, daughter of George L.

Potter, of State street, who will be graduated from Sweet Briar, college. Sweet Briar. next January, is on the ''Dean's List" for the first semes ter. Seventy eight students achieved this honor by maintain ing a high scholastic average for the past semester. The list- is announced by Dean Mary Ely In Honor Society SHELDON.

111., Oct. 25 Mrs. Carrie C. Disosway was elected a member of the society of May flower Descendants in the state of Illinois, at the October meeting of the board. Mrs.

Disosway is eligible to membership through her father two of whose ancestors, George Soule and John Alden, were Mayflower passengers. Women Have Masque Party Little Flower court 874, Wom en's Catholic Order of Foresters, enjoyed a Hallowe'en party at the home of Mrs. John Arnold Castor on Thompson street. The guests came masked and prizes for cos tumes were awarded to Elizabeth McGlothlin and Marilyn Eckm contest prize went to fjnc-TirvH Church Society Dinner Session SHELDON, 111., Oct. 25 Mrs.

John Clark, Mrs. Jennie Morrison and Mrs. Hanna Williamson were hostesses at a dish-and-dime dinner given in the Methodist church basement Wednesday by the Women's society of Christian Service. Mrs. J.

S. Long, conducted the afternoon meeting. Mrs. Levi Rock led devotions and presented the lesson. Articles were worked on for the bazaar supper November 26.

Tea-Table Plan Is Club Feature COLBURN, Oct. 25. An attractive way to arrange a tea-table was demonstrated by Miss Marguerite Downing, county home demonstration agent, before members of Colburn Home Economics club at the home of Mrs. Joseph Delong. The club voted to contribute $4 toward the purchase of 4-H club pins.

The following were elected officers: Mrs. Russell Collins, president; Mrs. Ray Runkle, vice-president; Mrs. Elmer Rowe, secretary; Mrs. Lowell Shepard, treasurer; Mrs.

John Shoemaker and Mrs. James Delong, project leaders, and Mrs. Charles Widner and Mrs. R. Miller, alternates, and Mrs.

Milton Buck and Mrs. William Rauch, publicity chairmen. Mrs J. Shoemaker gave a project lesson, assisted by Mrs. Lynn Ransdall.

The Washington 4-H club achievement program is set for October 27 at 7:30 p. m. at Buck Creek school, sponsored by the Home Economics clubs and the Farm Bureau. During a social hour, refreshments were served from a table, where Mrs. Clarence Wiese presided.

Mrs. James Delong assisted. White Shrine At Musicale A delightful musical program featured the social meeting of Bethany White Shrine Friday evening at iXincan hall. Tippe canoe county Home Economics club chorus presented the following numbers: "Lift Thine Eyes," "On Wings of Song." "Lullabv." "Youth at the Spring" and "Star Spangled Banner." Mrs. J.

M. Ragains accompanied, and Mr. Ragains directed the chorus. An- gelo Castellani, Purdue student and talented pianist, played 'Clare de Lune," "Lento" and Chopin's E. Flat Nocturne.

Mrs. Emma Richardson was program chair man and Mrs. Louis F. Schaller was in charge of the refreshment hour. Mrs.

Roy Wien and Mrs Frank Scott presided at the serving table, which was colorful with per left, was Miss Mary Collice Bradley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Bradley, of South Twenty-eighth street.

MRS. LEE HUFFORD and son. Norman, of Rossville, are pictured at the upper center. Mrs- Hufford, wife of the trustee of Ross town ship, is prominent in church and club work in the Rossville community. MISS MARJORIE EILEEN MEYERS, pictured at the upper right, left this week for New Orleans, Lav whence she will sail for Panama City to be married November 1 to Roger F.

Nus- baum, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. O. Nusbaum, of Warsaw.

Miss Mey ers, niece of Mrs. Charles Sham-baugh, of Columbia street, is a popular member of the younger social set. Mr. Nusbaum, a grad uate of Purdue university, and member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, is under contract with the U. S.

war department as a government engineer in the Canal Zone. MISS THELMA JANE COX, of Attica, daughter of Mr- and Mrs. Freeman Cox, of LaCrosse, lower left, was to be married Sunday morning, October 26, to John D. Foster, of Indianapolis, at the home of her sister, Mrs. Richard Kirkman in Attica.

Miss Cox attended Purdue university and is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. She is also a member of Attica chapter of Tri Kappa. MRS. ALVAN E. WEAVER, lower center, before her marriage last Saturday was Miss Maxine Hawthorne, daughter of Mrs.

Rob ert F. Sayers, of Shawnee Mound. The bride attended DePauw university and is a member of Alpha Phi sorority. After November 1, Mr. and Mrs- Weaver will be at home on a farm near Shawnee Mound.

MRS. RUSSELL MILLER and son, Bennet Rhoads Miller, of New Richmond, are pictured at the lower right. Mrs. Miller is the former Miss Frances Demaree, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.

F. Demaree, of North Main street West Lafayette, and is a graduate of Indiana State Teachers college, where she was a member of Gamma Gamma sorority. Prior to going to State Teachers college, she attended University of Mis souri and is a member of Chi Omega. Her husband is owner and manager of the Linden and New Richmond telephone system. Knights to Have A Masque Party The annual Hallowe'en party of Lafayette Knights of Columbus will be held Friday, Oct.

31. It will be a masked party and dance Prizes will be given for the most original costumes. Committee in charge of the af fair includes Archie Bush, Frank Fhallemberger, Leo Hession, John Halsmer, Vincent Kochert and Charles Werle. Lieut, and Mrs. G.

B. Kirkpat- rick, who have been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. C.

Kirkpat- rick of Kenny Lane have departed for Ft. Bragg, N. where Lieutenant Kirkpatrick will be stationed. Private Norman H. Kirkpatrick of Camp Shelby, is the guest of his parents, Mr.

and Mrs. W. O. Kirkpatrick. Mr.

and Mrs. Fred E. O'Mara of Rochester, N. are week-end guests of the Misses Bessie and DeEtta O'Mara. Mr.

and Mrs. Robert R. Duff are spending the week-end with the latter's sister, Mrs. Paul Jones (Continued ou Page Five) Homebuilders Have Supper Chrysanthemums and clever Hallowe'en decorations adorned the tables in Fellowship hall, Trinity Methodist church, Friday eve ning for the October supper meeting of the Homebuilders' class. Places were arranged for 100.

The children of members came masked and prizes for costumes went to Billy David, Ronald Waterson, Charlotte Ann Watson and Bonita Jo Biery. The program included group singing, led by Al Pyke and sleight of hand tricks by Dr. W. S. Walters- The committee for the evening included: Mr, and Mrs.

Robert Groves, Mr. and Mrs. VV. F. Randolph, Mr.

and Mrs. Er nest Caldwell, Mr. and Mrs. My ron Zollers, Mr. and Mrs.

H. M. Lindsey, Mr- and Mrs. Hubert Anderson and Mr. and Mrs.

Max Thompson. Royal Neighbor Group 'Journeys Twenty-four local members of Royal Neighbors of America have returned from Crawfordsville where they attended a district meeting of the organization and took a prominent part in the pro gram. State supervisor Gertrude Hoopple, of East Chicago, and District deputy, Hazel Shaw of Elwood, installed the following district officers: oracle, Mrs. Ruth Fuller, Tipton; vice-oracle, Mrs Mary Alice Lowe, Lafayette; past oracle, Mrs- Isabelle Zachary, Crawfordsville; chancellor, Mrs. Clara Crapeau, Lafayette; record er, Mrs.

Leraxy Sallee, Tipton The Lafayette officers conducted initiatory work for 14 candidates and a school of instruction was in charge of Mrs. Zachary. A memorial service was conducted by the Crawfordsville camp and fancy drill, by Anderson camp. The conference closed with banquet at which Judge E. A.

Mrs. Stuart Fisher entertained the Double-Six club at her home on Wilson street. Members were attired in Hallowe'en costumes and enjoyed an appropriate game, at which prizes were won by Mrs. Ralph Strain, Mrs. Otto Bol and Mrs.

Frank Wetzel. Mrs. Robert Steiner entertained the Get-Together club Friday aft ernoon at her home on bouth Ninth street. Euchre prizes were won by Mesdames Floyd K. Brown, Cecil Baker and Thelma Farrington.

Elvira A. Cassell Tent 31, Daughters of Union Veterans, will meet Tuesday 2 p. m. at G. A.

R. hall. Smiling Through club met at (Continued o. Five) Smith and Knox Nuptial Event An informal wedding of attrac tive appointments was solemnized Friday evening at 8 ciock ai their newly furnished home, 322 South Chauncey avenue, West Lafayette, when Miss Gertrude Smith, daughter of Mr. C.

P. Smith, 712 Hartford street, and Arthur Knox, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Knox, Linton, were married by the Rev Otto Scott Steele of First Methodist church. The bride wore soldier blue vel veteen with black accessories and a corsage of Spethanatis.

Her only attendant, Mrs. Paul Lehman, sister of the bride, wore dubonnet velveteen with black accessories, and a corsage of Talisman roses. Paul Lehman was best man. A reception was held, blue and white appointments and fall flowers being A three-tiered wedding cake centered the lace-covered table. Mr.

and Mrs. Knox departed on a brief honeymoon and will be at home at 322 South Chauncey avenue. Both are employed at the Purdue Creamery. Attending the wedding from out of town were Mr. and Mrs.

Clarence Knox, Betty Beverly and John Knox from Linton, Mrs. T. H. Hill from Indianapolis. Golden Wedding Mr.

and Mrs. Bruce Kelley, for merly of Lafayette, planned to celebrate their golden wedding Sunday, at their home in Battle Creek, Mich. Their daughter, Airs John E. Randolph, husband and son. Russell, of Lafayette, left Saturday to be present.

Others at-tendine from here include Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Lucas, Mrs, Maude Lucas, Miss Gertie Bailey, Mr. and Mrs. William Patterson, Mrs.

Esther Snyder and Mr. and Krecek. Chrystal Ann Klemme and Elizabeth McGlothlin. Group singing was enjoyed, with Chrys tal Ann Klemme at me piano. Refreshments were served at a candlelightcd table centered with a bowl of yellow chrysanthemums and each guest was presented with a handkerchief as a favor.

Joann Brown and Jean Ann El- ser were in charge with Mrs. Robert Brown as sponsor. Girls' Society Annual Dinner The annual dinner of the Young Business Girls of the Christian church was held at the Purdue Union building. The table was at tractively decorated with various fruits and places marked by candled apples. Following the din ner, hidden verses written on paper and tied with dainty ribbons were unfolded; and after an introduction from Beulah Kaiser, toastmistress, each read her verse and discussed her topic.

Entertainment for the evening consisted of playing "A Museum Tour" and Prizes went to Jan-ann Speedie, Mrs. Murphy, Gladys Yancey, Louise Bunt, Vivian Jacks, Juanita Cowger, and Mary Fassnacnt. Sheldon Church Reception Held SHELDON, 111., Oct. 25-Mem-bers of the Sheldon Methodist church gave a pot-luck supper and reception Friday evening for the Rev. and Mrs.

Elmer Palmer and the teachers of the grade and high school. Carl Hogle was toast master and several talks were given. Marcia Schlotman sang; Mrs. Frank Silvers played a piano number; Mrs. Max Darrough and Miss Helen Bussert sang a duet, accompanied by Miss Wauneta Thompson, Rice spoke.

for 1941. Mrs. Ollie Tyson and son. Hallowe'en suggestions. Lyman..

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