The Graham Leader (Graham, Tex.), Vol. 66, No. 23, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 22, 1942 Page: 7 of 8
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, January 22. 1942
Rev. Dallas P. Lee Is Guest Speaker
For Chautauqua Literary and Scientific
Club January 14 at E. M. Remington Home
Her. Dallas r. Lee was gu*»
speaker for the Chautauqua Liter-1 n • j e tj
ary and Scientific Club which met * rCSIQCllt 0 r&pCrS,
By Graham Library
Janaary 14, at the home
of Mrs. E. M. Remington, 1001
Second Street. Subject of his in-
teresting discussion was “Can
Democracy Survive Without
Mrs. FVed T, Arnold, president,
presided during the short business
session during which Mrs. Otha
Tiner eras elected tq membership
officers for the new year were
nominated, and roll call was an-
swered with current events. The
meeting was opened with the sing-
ing of •The Star-Spangled Ben-
ner" and the Salute to the Flag.
Mrs. M. Boyd Street, defense
chairman, spoke on foods neces-
sary to countries at war, listing
some of the most vital needs as
milk, eggs, pork and beef.
- Mrs. H. R. Cloughley was
welcomed as a new member.
Guests for the program were two
former members, Mrs. S. Boyd
Street and Mrs. Geo. T. Spears,
and Mrs. Ernest Remington and
Mrs. J. B. Hill of Newcastle.
At the close of the program, a
tea hour was enjoyed.
Members answering roll call to- j MoOIl Circle Moilda}
eluded Mmes. Fred T. Arnold, *
The "Public Papers and ■ Ad-
dresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt,"
published by the Franklin D.
Roosevelt Public Library and dis-
tributed only to a few deserving
smaller libraries throughout the
United States, have been received
by the Graham Public Library,
Mrs. M. Dowdle, librarian, has an-
nounced. The group received is
valued at $60. (
The four volumes included, one
being bound annually, are as fol:
lows 1937, "The Constitution Pre-
vails”; 1938, “The Continuing
Struggle for Liberalism”; 1939,
“War and Neutrality”; and 1940,
“War and Aid to the______
cies.” The 1941 edition will be
sent to the library as soon as it is
The Spiritual Life Group of the
Methodist ladies met Monday aft
ernoon at the church parlors at
2:30 for a prayer service. Mrs.
S. B. Street was in charge of the
program and eight were present.
At three o'clock the Woman’*
Society for Christian Service met.
After a short business session.
Circle One rendered the program
of the afternoon: “iFor the Facing
of this Hour.”
Meditations were read by Mrs.
C. A. Kelly. Mrs. P. K. Deats
talked on “Stewardship” and Miss
Casey George sang as a solo, “In
RECEIVED HERE MONDAY
Transportations funds for
schools of the county amounting
to $1711 were received Monday
morning, according to Miss ‘Fannie
Ragland, county superintendent
Democrm- °* schools.
Mrs. Henry Sims
Hostess to Lottie
Furman Christopher, P. K. Deats,
C. P. Gregory, H. E. Griffin, H.
R. Cloughley, A. W. Johnston, B.
W. King, John Lupton, C. F. Mar-
' ' shall, Spencer H. Mayes, Geo. W.
Miller, Stanley H. Peary, E. R.
Riggs, W. E. Simpson, M. Boyd
Street and E. M. Remington and
Miss Jolehe Rowley, a junior
Lee Hiboux Bridge
Club Plans Defense
Work at Meeting
Mrs. Fred Arnold was hostess
to the Lea Hiboux Bridge Club at
her home last Saturday, Jan. 17.
A brief business session was
*4 -conducted by the club president,
M Mrs. Carolyn Crouch, and plans
for the club's participation in the
national defense program were
made. The club will alternate Red
Cross work with bridge, meeting
each Friday, sewing and knitting
at one meeting and playing bridge
the next. Club prizes each week
will be Defense Stamps. Yarn
will be purchased and financial
assistance extended the Red Cross
W' Members for the afternoon
0 made up three tables of bridge,
j and high score was won by Mrs.
b Will Loving.
A delicious salad plate was
served* to the following members:
llanos. Leslie Scott, R. L. Morri-
Griffin, E. S. Graham,
Loving, Norman Stovall,
and Misses Zella
The home of Mrs. Henry Sims
on Blcwett street was the scene
of the Monday afternoon meeting
of the Lottie Moon Circle of the
Woman’s Missionary Union of the
First Baptist Church.
A prayer led by Mrs. George
Lisle preceded the business ses-
sion during which Mrs. Reese Har-
rell, circle chairman, presided.
Mrs. M. F. Henry, WMU presi-
dent, taught the Bible study, and
Mrs. B. R. King led the dismissal
Refreshments were served to
Mmes. B. R. King, George Lisle,
Forrest Lee Thigpen, J. R. Madi-
son, Rease Harrell, W. T. Abbott,
Vernon Gracey, M. F. Henry and
Avon, H. E.
, Allen, Alyne Crouch and Father
Meets at Church
For Bible Study
Mrs. C. W. Ault was hostess to
the Blanche Grove Circle of the
Women's Missionary Society of the
First Baptist Church Monday aft-
ernoon at the church. Miss Nell
Prideaux, circle chairman, pre-
The opening song, “Wonderful
Words of Life,” and a prayer led
by Mrs. Ct B. Bunnell, who began
the new Bible study with the first
hapter of Genesis. Mrs. L. V.
Jtoes led the dismissal prayer.
During the social hour refresh-
ments were served to Miss Nell
Prideaux and Mmes. J. T. Rick-
man, Lillie Calvin, Ida Kilpatrick,
J. Schlittler. N. S. Farmer, J. L.
Florence Graham, L. V.
A. J. Cantwell, C. B. Bun-
d the hostess,
nesting January 26 will be
home of Mrs. A. J. Cant-
Mrs. M. S. Beale
Is Bridge Party
Mrs. M. S. Beale of Big Spring
entertained Monday night at the
home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
O. J. Matthes, 1118 Blewett street.
Games of bridge and bingo were
enjoyed during the afternoon.
High score was made by Miss
Gwyneth Bort, consolation prize
going to Miss Joan Kimmell.
Floating prise was won by Miss
Louise Peacock, and bingo prizes
Mrs. Ernest Craig is confined to
her home because of illness.
Judge R. W. McFarlane is re-
ported to be somewhat improved
today after an Illness that has
kept him confined to his home for
the past week.
Ernest Mayo returned last week
from Hope, Ark., where he has
visited here today.
Wedding Plans of
Betty Rehders, Paul
AiWk/uuctiuas been maue
ul utu •.Movement ana approach-
ing marriage of Miss Betty Nei
Kenuer*. uaugmer ox Mr. am
Mrs. Ed Rehders of Graham, t<
Paul Brothers of Dallas, son of
Mr. and Mrs. „ohn Brothers oi
Graham. The wedding will take
place at 6 p. m. January 26 at
the home of her parents.
The nuptial plana were reveal-
ed last week when Mrs. Rehders
entertained with a luncheon at the
home of Mrs- W. F. Johnson, 709
Second street. She was assisted
by Mrs. Johnson.
The honoree's chosen colors,
pink and white, were observed in
the table appointments. Center-
ing the white linen-laid table was
a sweetpeas-encircled, heart shap-
ed cake on which was written
“Betty and Paul—January 25.”
Tall pink tapers in crystal candel-
abra lighted the table. Place
cards were pictures of the cake.
Miss Moezelle Newby presided
at the guest book.
The guest list included Mrs.
Milton Ball and Misses Maezelle
Newby, Laoma Brothers, La Verne
Brothers, Gwyneth Bort, Mildred
Hodges, Rosemary Rehders and
Boyd Nelson of Eden visited his
family here Sunday.
Joe McKinley, student at J. T.
A. C., was the week end guest of
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P.
‘ Mr. and Mrs. H. D. McNeely
visited his mother, Mrs. W. H
McNeely, who is a patient in a
Wichita Falls hospital, Sunday.
Bundles For American Bluejackets
Organization Thanks Subscribers
The Bundles for American Bloe-asCHOOL STUDENTS AT
by Misses Peacock and Blanche nation.
Refreshments w«re served to
Misses Frances Matthes, Joan
Kimmell, Gwyneth Bort, Louise
Peacock, Blanche Repass, Helen
Semaan, Ozelle Willis, little Misses
Evelyn Beale and Mary Sue Co-
zart, Mrs. W. O. Cotart, Mrs.
Matthes and the hostess.
W. Hayes has moved
from his former loea-
Graham Land Office
, directly across the street
s been located,
his friends and cus-
1 him in his new
YWA Has Bible
Study At Parsons
Home Monday Night
Mrs. George Parsons conducted
the Bible study for the Young
Women’s Auxiliary of the First
Baptist Church at the meeting
Monday night at her home. Miaa
Catherine Cusenbary was co-hoa-
Refreshments were served to
Misses Oneta Harlan, Thelma
Kennett, Billie Neill, Louise
Wright and Anna Bess Wright,
Mrs. J. Schlittler and the host-
Mrs. Raymond Burkett enter-
tained with a weiner and marsh-
mallow roast on atendpipo hill
Monday afternoon in honor of her
daughter Evelyn’s twelfth birth-
Games wefe played after which
a picnic supper was enjoyed by
the following guests: Bud Jeffries,
Jerry and Billy Ray, Pat Griffin,
Marjorie Bates, Jania Baggett,
LiU Mae Lowry, Mrs. John Low-
ry, Sarah and Betty Mahan, Pat-
ricia Hamil, and Evelyn and Mrs.
jackets wish to thank those who
have subscribed to the 50c-$1.00-a-
Month Club. The following is a
list of persona whom you may
contact if you have not already
Mrs. S. Boyd Street, chairman,
Mrs. John Gallaher and Mrs. Ray
V. Hunt, co-chairmen of the fi-
nancial committee; Mesdames
George R. Pauli, M: A. Prideaux,
Fred T. Arnold, Glaude Kennedy,
B. F. Edwards, Harry Newton,
Joe Wright, S. B. Harbiaon, E.
Bruce Street, Howard Tyson and
Misses Barbara Justice, Mary
Louise Bennett, Dorothy Bowers
and Jean Bloodworth.
We wish to thank the C. L. S. C.
for their timely and helpful do-
Mrs. W. J. Gruby and Miss Lae
As has been steted the bundles
for American Bluejackets is a na-
tional organization with headquar-
ters in New York City. All tho
garments you knit and the funds
you give will be used entirely for
the U. S. Nsvy, coast guard and
marines. , j
The funds from the 50c-$1.00-a-
Month-Club will buy the yarn for
our knitters. The better the re-
sponse the more garments we will
be able to knit and send to our
boys. Everyone in Young county
can help our boys. We urge you
to do your part, for the need is
great. Our bpys are protecting us
and are subjected to all sorts of
cold weather. Let us help pro-
Knitters are not asked to pay
for their yarn but are requested
to furnish their own needles, offi-
If you do not knit, there is an
instructor every afternoon who
will be glad to help you. We meet
six days a week from 3 to 5 in the
lobby of the Dolman House which
is always warm and comfortable.
Mrs. George R. Pauli, as chair-
man of the knitting committee of
Bundles for Britain, requests that
all garments that have been out
over six weeks be returned. You
may bring them to the Dolman
House any afternoon this week
from 8 to 6.
Through the courtesy of the
United States Navy, a warehouse
has been placed at the disposal of
Bundles for Bluejackets at San
Pedro, California, to be used aa a
concentration point for distribu-
tion on the Weak Coast of all arti-
cles designated for Bundles for
SHAWNEE BUY STAMPS
Students in thes^cond grade at
Shawnee School have purchased
$17 worth of defense stamps, Foy
Brantley, principal,- has an-
Other classes at Shawnee are
cooperating in project for the pur-
chase of stamps, he said, but re-
sults are incomplete.
Miss May Dell Meyer of Sealy to Wed
Dr. Harold Padgett; Announcement of
Plans Made at Tea There Saturday
LEAVE FOR CALIFORNIA
TO TAKE POSITIONS
Mr. and Mrs. iFrancis Miller, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Sebe Parsley and
Mr. and Mrs. Dempsey Parsley
left 1m t week end for San Diego,
California. The men will take po
sitions there in an aircraft produc-
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Cantwell vis-
ited friends and relatives in Chico
Sunday and Monday.
Miss Addie Mae Simpson, Miss
Myrtle Simpson, Mrs. T. A.
Wright and Mrs. Hettie Smith
were Fort Worth visitors Satur-
Miss Ramona Trout of Dallas
was the week end guest in the
home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
H. I. Trout.
Bennie Fossen of Camp Wolt-
era was the week end guest in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Boyd
A well-dressed Naval officer
may have 22 different types of
uniforms in his wardrobe.
| , _
John Kimmell of Eden visited
his daughters, Misses Joan and
Maxine Kimmell, Sunday.
Mrs. J. E. Johnson of Frost is a
guest in the homes of Steve and
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Staley and
daughter, Mrs. Walter Cline, Jr.,
and her son, Walter Cline, III,
of Wichita Falls, visited Mr. and
Mrs. Fred Kurk Tuesday.
Mrs. W. E. Connely of Jermyn
is a medical patient in the Graham
Mrs. G. F. Jeffries and baby
daughter, bom Saturday after-
noon, were dismissed from the
Graham Hospital Monday.
Mrs. 8. EL Craig ia receiving
treatment at the Graham Hos-
Mr. and Mrs. William F. Meyers
of Sealy, Texas, have announced
the engagement and approaching
marriage of their daughter, May*
Dell, to Dr. Harold Padgett, son
of Dr. and Mrs. W. O. Padgett of
The engagement was revealed
at a tea given Saturday afternoon
by the bride-elect’s mother at her
home in Sealy.
The reception rooms were beau-
tifully decorated with white glad-
ioli, stock and calla lilies. Out-
standing in the decorations was a
fountain which featured love birds
and floating camelias.
In the receiving line with the
hostess and the -honoree were Mrs.
W. O. Padgett, Mrs. H. L. Stub-
blefield of San Angelo, sister of
the groom-elect, Miss Anne Cline
and Miss Anita Buhler.
In the dining room the table
was laid with an imported lace
cloth and centered with an ar-
rangement of white calla lilies,
gladioli, stock and iris. White
tapers burned in silver candela-
bra. One end of the table was
marked by a silver tea service, a
gift to the bride-elect from her
aunt, Mrs. C. A. Thanhciser of
Houston. Mrs. Thanheiser, Mrs.
Hugh Miller, another aupt of the
honoree, and Mrs.
RICHARD BOGARD OF
TO REPRESENT TEXAS
U. LAW CLASS
AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 19.—
Though only beginners in their
profession, 36 University of Texas
first-year law students proved
their capability by surviving thje
first two rounds of a freshman
law competition involving more
than a hundred students.
An annual affair, the competi-
tion gives first-ytar lawyers ex-
perience in studying, briefing, and
presenting cases. The 36 who
came through the first two rounds
. fif. .debate were awarded certifi-_
cates in acknowledgment of their
Eventually, the contest will
have narrowed down to four stu-
denta, who will argue before the
Texas Supreme Court some time
in April. Among those receiving
certificates was Richard Bogard,
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. McCarthy,
whose wedding was an event in
Fort Worth last month, have re-
turned from their honeymoon and
are at home here in the Bill Mitch-
ell home. Mrs. McCarthy, the
Frank Homer. former Miss Mary Ellen Lilly and
SON BORN TO MR^
MRS. MORRIS WRIGHT
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Wright
have announced the birth of a son.
James Morris, who was born Fri-
presided during the afternoon.
Other members of the house-
party, all of whom wore gardenia
coraages, were Misses Jane Gayle,
Katherine Bielstein, Maurine
Barnes, Mildred Jackson and Pan
Tompkins and Mmes. E. J. Sum-
mers, Jr., C. H. von Rosenberg,
Newton Crain, Jr., John O. Brown,
A. Schlenker and Fred Buhler.
For the occasion, the honoree
chose a diaphanous white marqui-
sette gown, the bodice of which
was adorned with gold and silver
sequins, and an orchid for her
Approximately 150 gueats
has been a visitor
iber of times.
The city is doing its
helping to conserve
Workmen are this week taking np
part of the pavement around the
square that has become bumpy
and are straightening the same.
Woric will be completed on this
in a few days.
Mrs. Henry Prideaux, Mrs.
Frank Prideaux and Mias Nadine
Prideaux were Monday visitors in
Dallas, where Miss Prideaux re-
mained to attend Miaa Gatling-
ton’s Secretarial SchooL They
were accompanied to Fort Worth
by Mrs. 8. A. Penix.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Riddle of Dal-
las visited here last week end in
the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Ed Slater of Red Top. Mr.
Riddle is well known in Graham
having clerked in Graham for sev-
McFARLANE ft McFAftLANE
Corner 3rd and Elm Streets
Penix 6? Penix
Graham Land Office Bnitdtog
fendcll and Ray Willis visited
| Fort Worth Sunday.
Charles Grantham, highway pa-
trolman of Houston, is in Graham
this week attending court.
WORK PROGRESSES AT
NEW 8AFEWAY BUILDING
The roof of the new building
for Safeway Stores ha* been
nearly completed, it is now dosed
in so that work may be continued
in most any kind of weather.
The little box on top of the build-
ing is not where they will keep
chickens, it's the air conditioning
PROMPT, HIGH CLASS
BIG STOCK OF FRESH DRUGS
. Registered Pharmacist On Duty
DAY or NIGHT
youtUf, jb>uuj Qomoatuf
Day Phone 6 Night Phone 243
Mr. and Mr*. T. E.. Matthews
had as their Sunday guests Mr.
and Mrs. Desk Matthews, Mrs.
Field 8eoville, the former Miaa
Mary Dupree. Mr. and Mrs. W. C.
Hilburn of Dalle* mad Mr. and
Mrea Joe Lae Matthews and teas,
Lee land Mack, of
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BUS LEAVES GRAHAM FOR:—
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