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THE HUNTSVILLE TIMES, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 29, 1940. PAGE SIX Mission Study Programs Held Circle I of the W.M.S. of the First Baptist church met yesterat the home of Mrs. T. G.

day Hendon for all-day mission study, with Mrs. 0. 0. Stone, mission study chairman, presiding. part the program we Taking, Stone, Mrs.

Willis Kennamer, Mrs. Hendon and Mrs. Leo Brown. served at noon to Stone, was, Mrs. Kennamer, Mrs.

Hendon, Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Walter Mrs. Earl Stover and Miss Street, Arvie Pierce. Circle III met at the home of Mrs.

W. H. Hilson, and the mission study program was under the direction of Mrs. J. J.

Sullivan. Those attending were Mrs. R. F. Neil, Mrs.

Lena Ross, Mrs. Bettie Shields, Mrs. J. E. Sandlin, Mrs.

Martha Whitaker, Mrs. D. G. Foster, Mrs. J.

J. Sullivan, Mrs. W. O. Harris, Mrs.

L. C. Hill, Mrs. G. A.

Goodwin and the hostess. Lunch was served, at noon. Carole Fanning Honored At Party Mrs. E. L.

Fanning entertained with a party recently her home on Triana honoring her daughter, Sue Carole, on her birthday, seventies and contests were enjoyed, and an ice course was servAngelee Beason, Jane Jean Butler, Dorothy Goldyn, Bobby Louis McCutcheon, Jeanette Brewer, Jo Bishop, Lorene Bishop, Doris Fanning, Ray Beason, W. C. and Chester McCutcheon, Junior and Johnny Butler and the honoree. The was assisted by Miss Beason. Tommy Dilworth Host At Party Tommy Dilworth celebrated his 10th birthday yesterday with a picture show party.

Before attending the show, refreshments were servedided in the guest list were Griffin, Jimmy Thornton, Claude Moore, Dewey Lee Webb, Joe Bridges, Archie Todd, Billy Havron, Gordon Warden, Norman Pizitz, Harry Coons, Frank Crum, Thomas Turner and the host. Miss Cordie Moore Weds Mr. Gwathney Miss Cordie Moore was married to Ernest Gwathney Sunday. The bride wore an ensemble of teal blue with harmonizing accessories. The bride is the daughter! of G.

M. Moore, formerly of Plevna. make their home Mr. and Mrs. Gwathneyeridian street.

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Don't miss this little dose of Kruschen for by SO doing excess poisonous waste matter, acids and gas are gently impelled from the system. Liver, kidneys and are gently activated by Kruschen's aperient and diuretic properties and because of this there usually follows "that Kruschen feeling" of more energy, greater vivacity, improved health and more youthful feeling which reduction of excess fat so often brings. Gat a jar of Kruschen today at any drugstore. It lasts 4 weeks. Money back if not joyfully Daily Style Feature by, Anne Young things in the fashion "know" give their first vote to the two-piecer! For no style is SO engaging and spirited as a trimfitting blouse and skirt.

You can make up Anne Adams' Pattern 4322 in a variety of ways. Have it in soft dark crepe, with the scalloped collar and cuffs as fresh lingerie touches. Or make a sporty wool version, with a longsleeved blouse in contrast to the skirt. Aren't the button quartets smart? The bottom edge of the blouse may be novelly scalloped or straight and tailored. Horizontal darts above the waist make for neat fit.

You'll love the flaring skirt with its double panels front and back. Pattern 4322 is available in misses' sizes 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 and 16 takes 4 1-8 yards 35 inch fabric and 1-2 yard contrast. Send FIFTEEN CENTS (15c) in coins for this Anne Adams pattern. Write plainly SIZE, NAME, ADDRESS and STYLE NUMBER. Send your order to The Huntsville Times, Pattern Department, 243 West 17th New York, N.

Y. Personals Mrs. Frank Mastin returned from a visit with Miss Mastin in New Orleans. Mr. and Mrs.

Bernard Bennett announce the birth of a son yesterday at the Huntsville hospital. Mrs. Erle Phillips of Monrovia is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Coker Wright in Birmingham.

Mrs. Carl Jones, who is ill with a severe cold, is improving. Mrs. Walter Jones has returned from a visit with and Mrs. B.

W. Gandrud in Tuscaloosa. W. 0. Sisco is ill with pneumonia at his home on Pratt avenue.

Preston Nolen of Atlanta, Mrs. Alma Black of Montgomery, Albert and Dayton Albertville, Mrs. W. I. Hale, Miss Lillie Matthews and Tom Woodall of Leesburg, have returned to their homes after attending the funeral of Mrs.

M. M. Cantrell. The Rev. and Mrs.

I. W. Myers and the Revs. J. Vernon Rich, Ewell Sexton and J.

J. Milford are in Birmingham attending the Baptist Sunday school convention. Mrs. J. L.

James has returned from a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Holder in Birmingham. While there she saw "Gone With the Wind." Mr. and Mrs.

E. T. Deaton and family have returned to Savannah, after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. L.

H. Tuck and other relatives. Shelly Ellett has returned to the University of Alabama after a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.

J. Ellett. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Davenport of 715 street announce the birth of a daughter, yesterday.

Neece Mrs. of Elmo Elkton, Storey and Mrs. returned Ed to their home this afternoon after spending several days with Mr. and Mrs. M.

P. Stevenson and Miss Maggie Mae Stevenson. Miss Nolene Brown is ill with flu at her home on East Holmes street. Mrs. O.

M. Hill was moved to her home near Madison today from the Huntsville hospital. Claude S. Vann is able to be out following a long illness. aft Mrs.

Kurfees Pullias continues seriously ill at the Huntsville hospital. The condition of Walton Fleming, who is ill with pneumonia, was improved this morning. Mr. and Mrs. C.

E. Allard of California are visiting Mrs. Allard's mother, Mrs. Roy Steadman, on North Patton street. Mrs.

C. S. Buell will return Saturday from an extended visit with relatives in New York and Boston. Mrs. W.

E. Crawford has returned to Decatur after a visit with Mrs. Grady Crunk. Mrs. L.

G. Smith has been moved from the hospital to her home on Eustis street. Billy Massey has returned to Cleveland, after undergoing a tonsillectomy here. Mrs. J.

A. McKelvy Theodore visiting her daughter, Mrs. as, on Patton street. to George Memphis Copeland after a has visit return- with H. W.

Shultz on Randolph street. Miss Alice Schultz is visiting her aunt, Mrs. M. H. Mattews, in Chattanooga this week.

Mrs. J. D. Bush of Decatur spent yesterday with her sister, Mrs. J.

M. Phillips. Mrs. Gordon Simms, Mrs. Marie Kaufman, Miss Margaret Chapman, Mrs.

Henry Schild, Mrs. Paul Styles and Miss Kitty Leah Buford are spending today in Nashville to see "Gone With the Wind." H. O. Hayden is confined by illness to his home on East Clinton Mothers Club Meeting Held The Mothers club of the Methodist church met afternoon at the home of Edgar Esslinger on avenue, with Mrs. J.

N. and Mrs. Lester Sparks as hostesses. The devotional was given Mrs. J.

F. A poem, Dunliother's was read by Mrs. C. J. Mrs.

J. R. Hines read a "Being the Mother You Be." Refreshments were served members. Tea Is Given For Miss Huff Honoring Miss Sarah Huff, bride-elect, Miss Sarah Bentley entertained with an informal gift tea yesterday afternoon at her home on Pratt avenue. Miss Martha Lee Huff, a sister of the honoree, presided at the bride's book, and Miss Florence Stewart poured tea.

cocoa matching acThe wore a dress of honoree, cessories, and a corsage of sweetheart roses and sweet peas. Twenty-five guests called during the afternoon. Miss Cantrell Wed To Mr. Underwood Miss Gladys Cantrell of New Market was married to Norman Underwood on Feb. 12 at the home of the Rev.

Collins in New Market. The bride wore a navy blue dress with matching accessories. She is the daughter of Campbell, and was graduated the New Market High school. from. Underwood is the son of Mr.

and Mrs. S. W. Underwood of Princeton. They will make their home near Princeton.

10 Coaches Off, Only 13 Injured Heavy Steel Construction Saves Loss Of Life In Florida Wreck CALLAHAN, Feb. 29 (AP)Thirteen passengers were slightly injured when 10 coaches of the Atlantic Coast Line railroad's "Vacationer" were derailed about one mile south of here early this morning. None of the injured required hospitalization, and all continued their southward journey aboard another train within an hour after the accident, L. 1 F. Langley, ACL transportation superintendent, reported.

He said the accident occurred when an equalizing bar on the running the first car broke, "causing the truck to give way" while the train was running about 60 miles an hour. Heavy steel construction of the coaches probably could be credited for the lack of serious injury, he declared. No trains were delayed by the accident. Two diners, a club car, six coaches, a baggage car and a dormitory car for train employes left the tracks, but only one car, the diner, overturned. January Sales Good In Spite Of Weather TUSCALOOSA, Feb.

29 -Despite an entire month of severe weather, retail sales in Alabama stores during January, 1940, maintained the level of the corresponding period for 1939. Sales of department stores were 5.1 per cent above January, 1939, the University of Alabama's Bureau of Business Research reported, while sales of independent firms surveyed showed a decrease of 2.3 per cent. Stores in Alabama's belt," which extended state, showed the effect transfor portation hindrances. Merchants in all smaller cities of the snow area reported decreases in sales. Stores reporting at Mobile revealed a 19 per cent increase over the year before, with increases sinking northward.

Welles Confers With U. S. Swiss Minister ZURICH, Switzerland, Feb. 29 (P)-Sumner Welles, President Roosevelt's "special investigator" in Europe, conferred today with Leland Harrison, U. S.

minister to Berne, before sending a to Washington on his conversations with Italian leaders Rome. Welles, United States undersecretary of state, to leave later today Berlin, where he is to meet Adolf Hitler and other German leaders. Remaining there until Sunday or Monday, he then is to visit Paris and London, the hostile German-French by detouring through Switzerland again. Judge Anderson Ill, No Decisions Today MONTGOMERY, Feb. 29 (AP) The Alabama Supreme court, because Chief Justice John C.

derson has been confined to Ails home by injuries this week, did not hand down decisions today, its regular reporting day. The chief justice suffered injuries about the head when he tripped and fell at his home. Associates said he was not seriously hurt. Mr. and Mrs.

Francis Esslinger will leave tomorrow for a two weeks' trip to Washington, D. New York and Reading, Pa. While at the laiter place, they will visit Mr. and Mrs. Russell Esslinger.

Twenty-one Presidents of the United States were lawyers. Among the ancient Greeks breeches indicated slavery. First yesterday Mrs. McCullough Maughn coby Pullen. paper, Want to to 17 DRESS-UP It's Spring! Make your 1940 Spring wardrobe a success with new styles from The Louise Shoppe.

This season, we are presenting the most complete line of Coats, Suits, Dresses, Millinery and Shoes ever shown. You'll find everything very reasonably priced. See us before you buy. WIFE RE-UNITED WITH BOXER AT SLAYING TRIAL--Ernest Kehler, 24-year-old Canadian-born boxer, talks with his wife Barbara (left) in their first reunion at New York since his arrest on a charge of slaying Dr. Walter Engleberg, German consulate secretary.

Mrs. Kehler, an expectant mother, told him "I'm dying without you." 4322 Center Hill Mr. and Mrs. J. F.

Green and family attended a birthday at Barnie Hastings in Sunday. Mrs. Frank Turner and daughter, Retha, Mrs. Ethel Bailey and Misses Naomi and Lyle Blair attended Mrs. Robert Bailey's funeral at Frenche's Mill last Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Raby and Mrs.

Myrtle Raby spent Sunday as guests of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Hatchett at Madison Cross Roads.

Miss Anderson spent the week-end friends at East Norine, Limestone. Mrs. Ethel Bailey, who is staying in Huntsville, since her brother's death, with her sister-inlaw and neice, Mrs. Charles Grimmett Mrs. Bill Williams, spent last week with her daughters, Mrs.

Frank Turner here, and Mrs. Arnnie Blair at Copeland. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Muse of are visiting their respective, Muse parents, and Mr.

Mr. and and Mrs. Mrs. Station Turner of Piney Chapel community. The Ladies Home Demonstration club met at the club room Monday for the regular monthly meeting.

There were 19 members present Mrs. J. E. Anderson and Mrs. J.

W. Anderson were hostesses. A number of people enjoyed singing at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Turner Sunday afternoon.

Those singing were Robert Laxton, Isaac Thomas, Benford Jones, Thalcum Turner, Floyd Blair, Sam Mitchell and Luther Turner. Others present were Mrs. Luther Turner and children. Charlie Turner and son, Herman, Mrs. Lester Mason and children, Mrs.

Thalcum Turner and children, Jack, Rachel, Edward Turner and Grady Sherman Raby. Lawson and Norine Anderson attended a party near Athens Saturday night. The U. S. Naval academy at Annauolis was established in 1945.

Canada's 1939 population has been estimated at 11,200,000. ACROSS See The New FROM GRAND SPRING Styles atBECKER'S Just unpacked. Newest styles. No increased prices. WHY PAY MORE? Children's Misses' From small 8's to large 3's- Whites, Patents and Kids 98c 98c VALUE Ladies' Patents In whites and colors.

Low 3-Thread SILK HOSE and heels medium $196 45 Gauge All Sizes. New Spring styles. In blacks, Ringless 49 2.50 Men's Values Sheer tans and whites $147 Men's Better Grades Boys' New Oxfords Other stores will ask $4.00 or more. Our Tans, Blacks or price $296 whites. Sizes 1 to 6 $147 BECKER'S R'S Department Store Across From Grand Jefferson St.

Germans To Tell Welles Two Conditions Of Peace 'Living Space' In Cen-: tral Europe And Colonies Their Terms By LOUIS P. LOCHNER BERLIN, Feb. 29 (P)- When United States Undersecretary of State Sumner Welles arrives here tomorrow morning, he will find official Germany determined to fight England and France until she has guarantees both that the Western powers will not interfere with Germany's living space, and that the last remaining "wrong" of the Versailles treaty, loss of German colonies, be "righted." Nazi Germany has defined Central and Southeastern Europe colsistently as Authorized sources attached special significance to one passage in the speech of Propaganda Minister Paul Joseph Goebbels day, in which he said: "The German people are perfectly aware that in this conflict of arms between themselves and western plutocracy, life and death are at stake. Evasion is no longer In other words, Fuehrer Hitler is in no mood to offer Welles any peace plan. If others have any plan, informed circles intimated, Hitler is willing to consider it, but always from the viewpoint that Britain must renounce claims or intentions to interfere with Germany on the European continent, besides "disgorging" what Germany believes to be property unlawfully annexed from Germany- her colonies.

Some authorized commentators even went so far as to claim that mere renunciation by England is not enough-Britain and France must give guarantees that Germany will not be interfered with every quarter century. Welles insists upon paying his own bills during his sojourn in Germany, authorized sources intimated. They made a fine tinction between visiting statesmen who come on invitation and those who announced their coming. Invited guests of the nation are housed in Germany's new guest house, the Bellevue palace, which was first visited by Prince Paul of Yugoslavia last summer. Welles at his own request will live at the Adlon hotel, three doors from the United States embassy.

For invited guests, state banquets are arranged. It was distinctly pointed out, however, that whatever hospitality may be shown there is talk of a luncheon or dinner by both Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop and Field Marshal Goering will be in the nature of "private courtesy," and will be more or less improvised after the U. S. statesman's arrival. He reaches here at 9:32 a.

m. tomorrow. German officialdom understands fully and appreciates Welles desires during his European trip to avoid the semblance of his being under obligations toward any of the nations visited. Also it is appreciated that he is coming strictly on business. The German press has been fond of poking fun at British statesmen visiting the French front, and invariably being entertained lavishly.

Germany takes Welles at his word that he is coming solely to inform himself on behalf of President Roosevelt and Secretary of State Hull, and therefore they neither expect the Fuehrer to propose any peace plan, nor will they be disappointed, if he austerely refrains from converting a journey of information into a social junket. Steel Order Placed By Alabama Power Co. BIRMINGHAM, Feb. 29 (P)-- An order for 2,000 tons of structural steel, costing a approximately 000, has been placed by Alabama Power Co. with the Virginia Bridge Iron Co.

Birmingham. Approximately 750 tons of the metal will be used construction of a steam power plant at Chickasaw near Mobile. The remainder will go into a steam power plant at Macon, Ga. Thomas W. Martin, power company president, said the order part of the utility's $6,165,000 construction budget for 1940.

PRAYER CIRCLE MEETS The Walker Street Prayer circle met yesterday at the home of Mrs. B. O. Pike on Lincoln street. The Rev.

Guy E. Wallace conducted devotional. then circle will meet next week at the home of Mrs. J. S.

Sloan Ion East Clinton street. Candidates Qualify In Rush For Offices Mrs. Ricketts Passes At Home Funeral Services To- morrow At 2 P. M. For New Market Woman Funeral services will be held tomorrow for Mrs.

Hallie Ricketts, 48, of New Market, who died at the home yesterday afternoon at 3:10 o'clock, following a lingering illness. She was born in Jackson county and was a member of the Missionary Baptist church. Funeral rites will be held tomorrow at 2 p. m. at Union church, with R.

F. Warden ficiating. Burial will be made in Rice cemetery, with Laughlin-Service in charge. Surviving are three sons, Willie Ricketts of New Market, Woodrow Rickets Hazel Green, and Odell Ricketts at home; two daughters, Mrs. Lonnie Yarbrough and Mrs.

Hershel Hale, of New Market; three brothers, Joe, Floyd and Fred Kennedy; two sisters, Mrs. E. E. Ricketts and Mrs. O.

J. Neal of New Market; the father, N. P. Kennedy; and a number of nieces, nephews and grandchildren. Pallbearers at the funeral will include Wilson Ricketts, Billy Harbin, Hurley Hale, Hollis Sharp, Alvie Ricketts and Curtis Ricketts.

Governor Dixon Heads Commodity Rate Group MONTGOMERY, Feb. 29 (AP)Governor Frank Dixon headed the commodity freight rate committee of the Southern Governors' Conference today, following appointment at the Fort Lauderdale, meeting. Other committee members are Governors Maybank of South Carolina and Rivers of Georgia. The Interstate Commerce Commission recently granted the South lower commodity rates into Eastern and Northern territory, but nas postponed until May 1 the effective date of its reduction order. A re-hearing has been asked by groups opposing the reduction, WETUMPKA, Feb.

29 (AP)-As a result of what Deputy Sheriff Lester Holley said was a quarrel over a wrist watch, one man was in a hospital today and another in Elmore county jail. Herman Smith, 30, was shot in the chest near Eclectic, Tuesday night, Holley said, and Eulan Fulmer, 22, was arrested as his assailant, but denied any knowledge of it. We Have Agency For GENUINE VULCAN PLOWS REPAIRS LEWTER'S Call On Us Phone 125 ARGAINS ENNETT'S FOR THIS WEEK-END Men's $2.98 Carter's and Thoroughgood Oxfords $2.45 Men's $2.98 Ball Brand and Thoroughgood Work Shoes $2.45 Ladies' 98c Print Dresses Special 79c One Lot Ladies' and Children's Slippers 98c Men's 98c Piedmont Dress Shirts 79c C. E. Yarbrough Hotel Bldg.

Washington St. MONTGOMERY, Feb. 29 (P)- State Representative M. L. Robertson, of Cullman, filed with Secretary of State John Brandon today as a candidate for alternate delegate from the state-at-large to the Democratic national convention, subject to the May 7 primary.

Others qualifying today included: Robert B. Albritton, Andalusia, candidate for delegate from the second district; William Gray, Dadeville, and E. O. McCord, Gadsden, for delegate from Fifth district; Lee Bains, Bessemer, and W. A.

Berry, Birmingham, for alternates from the Ninth; H. M. Abercrombie, Birmingham, for Judge No. 1 in 10th (Jefferson) circuit; Charles W. Edwards, Auburn, for presidential elector from Third district; Otis R.

Burton, Talladega, presidential elector, Fourth. THE LOUISE SHOPPE North Side Square The Shoppe The Style Shoppe Takes pleasure in announcing they have moved to their new location in the Twickenham Hotel Building, corner store (formerly occupied by Jean's Slipper Shop). Everyone is cordially invited to attend the opening Friday. Complete Line of Ladies' Ready-to-Wear and Accessories Easter Special! 79c SILK HOSIERY 69 Pair For Three $2.00 Pairs Full-Fashioned 2 and 3 thread, smooth-fitting silk stockings lovely to look at, practical to wear! Chiffons and service sheers in colors to flatter your every costume! Holiday, Tropic-Earth, Sunlit, Nuggett and other Spring shades. Buy 3 pairs.

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