The Daily Mail from Hagerstown, Maryland on October 16, 1939 · Page 6
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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Monday, October 16, 1939
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THE DAILY MAIL, HAGERSTOWN, MD., MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1939. **w* to ** c*rrle4 <>• thin ftf*% «*U MlM PenAlttirtoh at »k»ne XM between 8 and 11 a. m» S t* 4 Events Of Social. And Club Interest Jf O T I O Urtk ftttKottnceiiieiitii wtu ft* accepted br the Daily Mall for publication or properly verified. TOURNAMENT J HELD HERE ^Cumberland Valley fk Bridge Players Stage F Annual Event. j. r Th* s«cond anmial Cumberland '•Valley Contract Bridge Tournament \vas held at the Hotel Alexander 'on Friday and Saturday, under the sponsorship of the American Con [tract Bridge League. Play tvas di :rected by Cloyd F. Waltman and . Mrs. Louise M. Fletcher, of Gr^en ' castle, was chairman of the execu ' tive committee. Local people on Mrs. Fletcher's ^committee included Richard Bowers, Mrs. J. 0. Funkhousr, Mrs. Edgar C. Jones, Miss Josephine Strite and Lewis Hamilton. Mrs. Frank Lowe, this city, was chairman of the tournament com- piittee, members of which were: firs. "William T. Hassett, Mrs. Har- Tey H. Heyser, Frank Lowe, Mrs. Leo Miller, Miss Marie Slauson and Mrs. Levin Stonebraker. The Women's Pair event on Fri- 'day afternoon, in which nine tables participated, was won by Mrs. J. C. Cairns and Mrs. E. T. Davi?. of Baltimore. That night the Mixed Pairs erent was wen by Mrs. M. T. Hobertsbn and J. B. Mothershed. of Washington, with Mrs. J. O. Funk- liouser and Lewis Hamilton, of this city, second place winners. The Open Pairs on Saturday concluded •with Mrs. James Athey and . T. Flood, of "Washington, first; Col. Robert Gill and John Grinsfelter, Baltimore, ieccnd. MISS DAYHOPF IS ; GUEST OF HONOR The Misses Louise Snively and Mildred Shuck, Paramount, entertained on Friday evening at a kitchen shower for Miss Helen Dayhoff. whose marriage to Mr. Jack Kitzmiller will take place in the near future. The guests were: Mrs. Richard Stouffer, Mrs. Robert Martin, Mrs. Daniel Marker, Mrs. Edward Martin, Mrs. Roy Wolfe, the Misses Edna Beard, Marie and Martha Kitzmirler and Beulah Stouffer; Miss Chapman, of Bryn Mawr. Willing Workers Are Entertained The Willing Workers Class of Washington Square Methodist Church was delightfully entertained on Thursday evening at the home of Mrs. Maude Cearfoss with Mrs. Frances Shaw as joint hostess, when officers for the ensuing year were elected. Plans were completed for an old fashioned spelling bee to be held in the Social Room of the church on Friday, November 3rd. After a social hour refreshments were served the following guests: Mesdames T i 11 i e McGlaughlin, Nellie Hicks. Vallie Snapp. Margie Hixon. Mary Golden, Mabel Cosey, Kit Thurston. Nellie Socks, Delia Byers, Mabel Utterback, Lena • Budd and Dorothy King. CALL. 986 For Finest Quality Dry Cleaning TROY LAUNDRY CONEQBMAL A. F. MILLER— Chiropodist 19 Public Square CLICK SHOE STORE Hagerstown's Newest and Finest Popular Priced Shoes. 56 W. Washington St. TRAD! IN YOUR OLD AME Personals Mrs. Aaron K. McGraw, North avenue, is visiting her son-in-la^\ and daughter, Lt. and Mrs. Thomas Murray, Philadelphia. Jesse L. Fleming returned Sun day to his home in this city, much improved after having been a pa tient at the Walter Reed General Hospital, Mr. and Mrs. J. Forney Young, Marsh Pike, returned Sunday from a moror trip through the Pocono mountains. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Cobill. Han cock, have returned after -spending the week-end cruising on Chesa peake Bay. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Spence. Mealey Parkway, have returned from Pittsburgh, where they attended the Duke-Pitt game. Vincent Heyworth. who has been a patient at the Washington County Hospital, has returned to his home on West Side avenue. Mr. and Mrs. DuBrutz Jacques, Smithsburg. have returned from South Orange, N. J., where they were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Burmester. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fleigh, Mr. William Fleign and Robert Fleigh. Jr.. this city, are attending the Auto Show and World's Fair in Xew York. While there they are registered at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. James I. Marker, Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Jensen and son, Mrs. Ruth Ward and daughters, have returned to this city after being the week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Russell E. Marker, State College, Pa. Karl H. Franz, Jr., Mealey Parkway, has left to enter the medical school at Northwestern University, ;vanston f ""in. Mrs. M. E. Meginnls and Mrs. Elizabeth Spillman, North Potomac street, and Mrs. Edith Stevenson, of Millville, N. J., spent the weekend at Atlantic City. Mrs. Walter Esmer is confined to her home at San Mar by illness. Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Brown, Jr., Mrs. Almira Darby, the Misses Jatherine and Betty Darby and Bert Falkenstine have returned rom Washington where they at- .ended the wedding of-Miss Eliza- 36th Davis, of Beckley, W. Va., to Mr. Richard Ellis. The bride is a niece of Mrs. Darby's and a cousin of Mr. Brown's. Miss Carolina Heyser has returned to her home on South Prospect treet after undergoing an appendicitis operation at the Washington bounty Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Kuhlman. :his city ,and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald :tnyre, Leitersburg, have returned Jrom a motor trip over the Skyline Drive. They also visited Luray and Shenandoah Caverns. Mr. and Mrs. Edgar R. Toms, Rovcnwood Heights, were the weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Merrett Brown. Bethlehem, Pa. George E. Hoopengardner, East Baltimore street, is a patient at the local hospital. Miss Rebecca Warner, North avenue, had her tonsils removed at the hospital this morning. LUNCHEON ON WEDNESDAY Artist To Be Topic Of Address At Club. The first luncheon of the Women's Club's literary section will be held at the club on Wednesday at 1 p. m., when the speaker will be Miss Grace Lincoln Temple of Washington. "Leonardo di Vinci" will be Miss Temple's subject and she will use the famous artist's own notebook, as well as authentic biographies as source material. A member of the Arts and Twentieth Century Clubs in Washington, Miss Temple has given this talk with great success before a number of groups. Her appearance here was arranged by the chairman of the section, Mrs. Branin TJsilton. The luncheon is open to all club members and reservations should be in by tomorrow evening. Formal Initiation Is Held By Fraternity Delta Pi Fraternity, a chapter of the Pi Rho Zeta International, of the Hagerstown Business College, held its formal initiation on Friday night when the following pledges were accepted: William Moore, R. Snyder, J. McGuire, M. Buck, E. D. Stouffer, Jr., William R. Disert, Paul Reecher. John E. Evans, Richard Hammond, Wayne Carrol, William Morin, C. V. Eldridge, Jr., and Forrest Hoover. Ceremonies were in charge of the charter members: Owen Wolford, imperial chancellor; Daniel Smith, grand chancellor; Lynwood Rowe, worthy chancellor; James Martin, past chancellor; William Martin, chaplain; Roger Repp, guard; Robert Rider, sergeant-at- arms. Deputies Appointed \| For Pythian District Julius E. Schindler, of Cumber- and, Grand Chancellor of the Maryand Grand Lodge, Knights of Py- hias, has appointed George R. Garnand. of Smithsburg, as district deputy grand chancellor of District \ T o. 2, comprising all Pythian lodges n Washington County. odge deputies have been appointed as follows: Lester H. Easterday, Magnolia No. 64, SharpsKirg: Keller B. Bell, Potomac No. 56, Williamsport: Daniel T. Bower, Valley No. 70. Hagerstown; Darl Vann, Hancoc*k 93; W. M. Kretzer, McClellan No. 143. Keedysville; W. B. Brenner, South Mountain No. 145, Smithsburg. Panel Discussion Tomorrow Evening The Antietam P. T. A. will replace its usual afternoon session with an evening meeting this nonth. Beginning at 7:30 p. m. on Tuesday, a panel discussion on nomework will be conducted by Mr. Joseph Fiery, a member of the faculty. Tn connection with the meeting there will be an exhibition of children's clothing which is to be distributed-by the welfare committee of the school during the winter. Claude G. Gilbert, receiver for the First National Bank, who has been ill at his apartment in the j Colonial Hotel left for College Park,' Md., on Sauirday. He was accompanied by Mrs. Gilbert. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Pangborn, The Terrace, are staying at the Hotel Traymore. Atlantic City, N. J. Mr. and Mrs. M. P. M oiler. Jr., Mr.'and Mrs. Austin Keen and Miss Louise,Funk and Dr. Jack Beachley were among those attending the Navy-Dartmouth football game in Baltimore on Saturday. Marshall Zeigler, left yesterday to spend in New York City World's Fair. KEUEYS CAMERA SHOP 16 W. W A S H I N 6TQ N ST Charge Accounts Invited ! "A New Arrow Service" Arrow f Shoe Store 25 West Washington Street Mrs. Charles E. Samuel Benner. Mrs. and Mrs. C. E. Darner to spend a week at the New York City. Leitersburg, several days visiting the Plack. Mrs. David Long left Saturday World's Fair, WOMEN'S J HATS / L. & B. Hat Shop N. E. Cor. Public Square SHOES "Every pair has the 'magic cushion' glorious secret of lively feet that never "*"*^' - - - . . . *8.35 Miss Ida Beard is ill at her home in Clearspring. Daniel Winner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Scth Winner, Greencastle has been removed to his home after being a paiient at the Washington County Hospital for the past four weeks suffering with a broken hip. Mr. and Mrs. William Brewer and daughter, Joyce. Maugansvillc and Mrs. Clara Brewer and Mrs. Pearl Bennett and son, Paul were visitors at the Skyline Drive over the weekend. CUPS OF NUTS There are about 45 Brazil nuts, with shell on, to a pound. That will produce about 2 cupfuls of shaved or coarsely ground nutmeat. Actress Noted For Versatility ELISSA Elissa Landi, star of screen and stage—and a Hapsburg descendant —has never been to school, yet she is mistress of four languages and the author of five books and one play. This versatile and gifted young woman will coins to .Hagerstown to lecture in the High School .audi- .orium under the auspices of the "Washington County Teachers' Association on the night of November 17. Her subject will be "The Play's the Thing, or Is It?" Miss Landi, whose recent stage roles include starring in "Rebel- ion in Shadow," which she herself wrote, made her first stage appearance ay a member of the Oxford Players Repertory Group. Without previous stage experience she was given the title role in C. K. Munro's play, "Storm." Then came the role of Catherine in the stage production of "Farewell to Arms" and her success in this production was so great that Hollywood immediately sought her ser- vicas. Altogether Miss Landi has played in some 30 film productions. She was co-starred with Frederic March in, "The Sign of the Cross." with Ronald Coleman in "The Masquerader," with Lionel Barrymore in "The Yellow Ticket" and with Ernest Truex in "The Warrior's Husband." Upon completion of "The Amateur Gentleman," in which she played opposite Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Miss Landi returned to the stage. "Tapestry in Grey*' and "The Lady Has a Heart," have been among her recent stage successes. She has also played leading roles in radio productions both in this country, for such stations as N. B. C. and Columbia, and in England for the- British Broadcasting Corporation. Since the seating capacity of the High School auditorium is limited, arrangements should be made at an early date to secure general admission tickets which must later be exchanged for definite, reserved seats. General admission tickets may be obtained through the principals of any of the county or city schools, or after 6 P. M. from Mrs. Patilsgrove at her Franklin Court apartment. . ANNOUNCE BIRTHS •Mr. and Mrs. Russel Arnold, 1031 lorbett street, announce the birth of a son at the hospital this morn- ng. Mr. and Mrs. John M. Pensinger, Greencastle, announce the birth of a. daughter on Saturday at the Washington County Hospital. MEMBVt OF CAST. Guy Gantz, .j; 1 ., local student at the University of Maryland, has been added to the cast of "Double Door," the mystery play which the Footlight Club of the school will present the s-econd week in November. In all but about two per cent of the western half of the United States there still exists need for more water. Meet For First Time Mrs Irvin Linebaugh, Mrs. Herbert Warrenfeltz, Mrs. Mary Robertson and Miss Imogene Spitzer have returned after attending the Cor- welJ-Willis weding at Meadow Farm, Rapidan, Va., on Thursday. Miss Gower Weds Mr. Kuhn Sunday Miss Mary A. 'jower, daughter of Mrs. Annie Eyler, Williamsport, and Mr, Myron Kuhn, of Greencastle and Hiddletown, Pa., son of Mr. and Mrs. Speener Kuhn, Greencastle, were qu'Dtly married Sunday morning at '..he St. James Brethren Church by ihe Rev. W. S. Baker. The bride's cousin. Miss Margaret Gower and F. E. Coakley, of Williamsport, were the only attendants. The bride wore a dress of harvest wine crepe with matching accessories. Mrs. Kuhn is a. graduate of Williamsport High Schooi and Columbia Business College and has been employed in the office of the Federal Silk Mills, Williamsport. Mr. Kuhn is a graduate of Greencastle High School and Bliss Electrical School, Washington, D. C. He holds a position as aircraft electrician "with the government at the Air Depot. Mid'Jletown, Pa. After a wedding trip through the New England States and Canada, Mr. and Mrs. Kuhn will reside in Micldletown. Pa. COMMANDER SPEAKS Oconomoisc. Wis., Oct. 16 (/P).— Raymond J. Kelly, national commander of the American Lesion, urged here that ihio country "continue to be selfish 1 ' in Its efforts to remain out of >vsr, iuid warned that should the United States become embroiled, it might "sink with the wreck" and experience n dictatorship difficult to shake off. Los Angeles has spen*: SI.250 for each man. woman and child living there in developing- its water supply. PROGRAM IS ANNOUNCED Mozart Overture To Open Fifth Season Thursday Night. The sparkling overture to the melodic opera, "Marriage of Figaro" by Mozart, will open the first concert of the Hagerstown Symphony Orchestra's fifth consecutive season on Thursday night, October 19, at 8:30 o'clock. More staid, but equally as tuneful is the Beethoven First Symphony which has been selected by Conductor Russell Gerhart to conclude the first half of the program. Fritz Krueger, tenor, whose appearance inaugurates the Orchestra's policy of having a solo artist at each concert, will sing the popular aria "known as the "Flower Song" from the opera "Carmen," and also the beautiful "Prize Song" from "Die Meistersinger." Two compositions by the impressionistic French composer, Debussy, "Clair de Lune" and "Golli- wogg's Cake Walk" will precede the stirring finale, "Lohengrin" Third-Act Prelude. I von Rohrer, ticket chairman for the Orchestra's concerts, has announced that tickets for the Thursday concert will be available at four stations tomorrow morning:: Geiger's, Rudy's and Middlekauff's pharmacies, and Kevney's at the Square. W. C. T. U. Meeting Held At Martin Home The Downsville-St. James Woman's Christian Temperance "Union held its October meeting recently at the home of Mrs. Preston Martin. Mrs. William Eyler • was in charge of the program which consisted of readings from addresses given at the National convention of the W. C. T. U. in Rochester, N. Y. The program opened with singing of "Carry On." Mrs. Walter Green read the scripture lesson and Mrs. Howard Reichard offered prayer. High lights of the National W. C. T. U. convention which was held at Rochester, N. Y., celebrating the centennial birthday of Miss Frances Willard, whose birthplace was at Churchville, about 12 miles from Rochester. Mrs. Reba Long, Mrs. Preston Martin and Mrs. Walter Green read excerpts from the address of Mrs. Ida B. Wise Smith, - national president, on "Some Better Things." Mrs. Smith stated that the liquor traffic took $3,602,555,706 from the pockets of its victims in 1938 and spent close to $30,000,000 for advertising. She implored the W. C. T. U. members to be strong, courageous and work harder so that they will deserve the "Better Thing." During the business session a peace petition from the National Council for Prevention of War was circulated and it was decided to send ?2.00 to the council. Officers were elected for another year as follows- President, Mrs. William Eyler; vice-presirlent. Mrs. C. A. Frick; corresponding secretary, Miss Thelma Baker; recording secretary, Mrs. Re" a Long; treasurer, Mrs. Ida C. Long; pianist, Mrs. Myron Bloom: song leader, Miss Ruth Reichard. Directors for the departments were appointed as follows: Youth temperance council, Miss Margaret Lowery; religious education, Mrs. Otelia Reichard; flower mission, Mrs. W. S. Baker; soldiers and sailors, Mrs. G. H. Sprecher; temperance education, Miss Susan Kershner: Christian citizenship, Mrs. Thomas Lowery; evangelistic, Mrs. C. A. Frick; health, Mrs. Walter Green; temperance and missions, Mrs. Daniel Sens-enbaugh and publicity, Miss Ruth Reichard. The meeting adjourned with the benediction. "Coyote wells," in American desert parlance, 'means natural depressions in the rock which catch and hold rain water. GRAY S FUR SHOP 16 East Washington St. Phone 1233 \ Miss Eleanor Taylor, of Phoenix- j ville. Pa., was the week-end guest Everett Marsha;!, noted baritone, is shown in Xew York with his jwere class mates at the Battle ir ??*c.-^ i Creek College School of Xursing. **€€*! TO j Battle Creek, Mich. apart. year. he met for the first time. Concert engage- m ;lx° oThfr side of the Atlantic and legal difficulties with the lotho-r, Caroline Seerorta Marshall, kept, father and daughter He is fighting to gain the child's custody two months of each OCTOBER SPECIAL! 5 Piece Modern Waterfall Bedroom Suite In Walnut, consisting of: BED -- CHEST -- DRESSER VANITY and BENCH. Coil Springs and Mattress $10 Extra Liberal Terms If Desired MEYERS & BERKSON i*< 41-43 West Franklin Street — Opp. Post Office Evangelist REV. ELIC WAINSCOTT • The annual fall revival of the Church of the Nazarene will begin* this evening at 7 o'clock. The Rev. EHc Walnscott, of Anderson, Ind., has been secured as the evangelist for this series of meetings and ne will be assisted by his wife who sings and plays the accordion. There will b© services each evening of this week and the public is invited to attend. Th» chureh ig located on West Side avenue and Church street. CHESS CLUB TO PLAN TOURNAMENT The Hagerstown. Y. M. C. A. Chess Club will meet at the Y tomorrow evening at 7:30 o'clock to plan for a club tournament, which will be open this year to both "A" and "B" players. All members who wish to participate are requested to register with Secretary A. L. Beuhler. The club will meet every Tuesday evening throughout the winter and anyone interested in playing chess or in learning to play is cordially invited to attend., TWO BIRTHDAYS ARE CELEBRATED Mrs. John F. Willingham gave a dinner party at her home on South Mulberry street to celebrate the birthdays of her husband and their daughter, Nancy Lee. The guests were: Mrs. Alice Kittell, Miss Beulah Crumbacker, Miss Mary E. Willingham, Anna Willingham and J. E. Willingham. SNUG-WAIST COATS PARTS, Oct. 16 (/P)—Three-quarter-length coats for fall in maple leaf red and In beaver brown are forecast by Jacques Heim. The silhouette will show a snugger waist for these, a shorter skirt, a wider hem. Striped materials will do dizzy turns, sharp angles and queer slants. Furs are forecast for gloves, and two fur gloves combined to make by some subtle trick, one large muff. In 183S the United States sold Latin America 36 per cent of the latter's imports; Germany was second with 17 per cent. WEDDING IN SEPTEMBER Pennsylvania Girl Married To Local Man Last Month. Announcement has been made here of the marriage on September 30 of Miss Leona Frances Becker, of Kulpsville, Pa., to Mr. Adnah Leroy Gruber, of this city, the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Gruber, of Baltimore. The wedding took place at the Valley Forge Chapel at Valley Forge, Pa., and the couple then left for a motor trip to New Orleans and other parts of 'the south. They returned to this city today and are residing on Lauran road, Fountain Head Heights. Mrs. Gruber is a graduate of Hood College. Mr. Gruber, who is employed by the Pangborn Corporation, graduated from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and also attended Johns Hopkins University. Winning first prize in the "Modern. Modanna" contest sponsored by the Masterpieces of Art exhibition at the New York World's Fair, Hortense Dolan, Manhatan dancer, most closely resembled the Madon- nas of the old masters. She gets a vacation trip to Bermuda as a prize. MARRIED HERE. Miss Marian. Elizabeth Adams, of Cumberland, and Mr. Lester B, Feaga ,ot Lime Kiln, Md., were married in this city on Saturday morning by the Rev. Dr. Harry Evaul. Mr. Feaga is associated with the Potomac Edison Company in Frederick. tananentwave Comp/ftt with. DRESS-TRIM J4W Washington ft, r a«i CHANGE STOP AND GO FAUCETS TO FINGER-TIP FLOW FOR a AND THE OTHER USES OF HOT WATER IN YOUR HOME! During October Only DOWN PER MONTH Installs A PENFIELD AUTOMATIC LOW COST GAS WATER HEATER ft BUY NOW AND SAVE! Hagerstown Gas Co.

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