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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - November 21, 1945, Altoona, Pennsylvania THE ALTOONA NOVEMBER 21 1945 Junior Legion Units Induct New Officers Altoona Rowan squadron Sons of the American Legion and the Junior auxiliary last night Joined in ceremonies for the installation of the officers who will guide the of the two units during tbe ensuing year District Commander Lee E Wertz Post Commander C Myrle McKee and Auxiliary dent Mrs Margaret Green assisted in the induction of the new ers into office The Legion sons and daughters assembled at the home at 5.30 o'clock and one half hour later they and their guests enjoyed a covered dish dinner and at its con- District Commander Wertz addressed the groups and stressed the Importance of the Legion gram and urged them to follow in the footsteps of their fathers In giving service to the community state and nation He admonished the girls to emulate their mothers in aiding the Legion as did Past Auxiliary President Mrs C Myrle in installing the officers of the Junior auxiliary The new of- of the two units Legion Sons Jack Shaffer first lieutenant James Shaffer second lieutenant James Mirante adjutant Donald finance officer Donald Fochler historian Frank Tussey chaplain James Hazenstab Clair Fochler color guard Jack Anslinger The Junior Auxiliary President Patricia Fochler first vice dent Margaret Daniels secretary Jean Koontz historian Wande Clark retiring president chaplain Marjorie Reed arms Sally Brady The new leaders expressed their appreciation of the honors red upon them and asked for the continued support of the boys and girls Capt Shaffer was chosen for bis second term Brief talks were given by Past Commander James M Hughes Chairman Irvin Daniels of tbe Sons committee President Mrs Green Chairman Mrs Clyde Brady of the Junior unit activities Post Chaplain Dr Masood gave the tion The program was inter- by vocal solos by Jean Koonts and readings by Donald Black A social hour concluded the ceremonies Capt Shaffer is the son of Mr and Mrs John Shaffer of Bellwood -is a graduate of the Antis High school and has been a member of the squadron since 1938 and a leader in its activities t Miss Fochler is a daughter of Mr Mrs William Fochler of 1512 avenue and has been active in the Junior unit for several years Receives MRS M Mrs vice chairman of the Bluir county Republican committee wan unopposed for the nomination as recording of the Pennsylvania cil of Republican Women The Altoona woman a member of the board of directors and state council welfare chairman Turkey Graces Sunday Dinner A turkey dinner was held lut Sunday at the home of Mr and Mra David Hoover at Cross Keys with a group of and In attendance The turkey that graced the dinner table was a nice wild turkey hen brought down on Saturday Ing by Mr Hoover while gunning on Brush mountain Those who attended the dinner were Mr and Mrs Jacob Hoover and Miss Nova Hoover all of Cross Keys Mr and Mrs Theodore born und son David Mr and Mrs Samson Osborn and children my Dolores and Kenneth and Mrs Owen Osborn all of Carson valley Mrs Jane of Broad Top City and Mr and Mrs David HooV er and son Dr Gordon Burket of Altoona with whom Mr Hoover spent a ple of weeks recently on a hunting trip to Canada was a guest at the Hoover home during the day Observe Golden Wedding Tomorrow let us reverently give thanki country is once more at Truly we have much for which to be thankful this Thanksgiving Day 1945 POET'S Union Ave Golden Rule Class Enjoys Luncheon The Golden Rule class of the Fifth Avenue Methodist church held a covered dish luncheon in the festal hall of the church on Thursday evening Nov 15 with Mrs Pearl Rines head of the social committee in charge Following the enjoyable social hour the meeting was hold with Mrs Fleming presiding A reading from the Gospel of John was given by Mrs Alshouse using the Basic English translation Prayers were offered by Mrs gar and Mrs Powell Election of officers for the com- ing year resulted as er Mrs Alice Alshouse president Mrs Ella Fleming vice president Mrs Meda Thomas secretary Mrs Pearl Powell assistant secretary Mrs Anna Edgar treasurer Mrs Edna Faulkender Those present Mrs Ella Fleming Mrs Pearl Rines Mrs Anna Edgar Mrs Mary Moore Mrs Edna Faulkender Mrs Ocie Defibaugh Mrs Mazie Lewis Miss Effle Smith Miss Edith Powell Mrs Cynthia Lukens Mrs Elva Baer Mrs Pearl Powell and the teacher Mrs Alice Alshouse Lakemont Legion Auxiliary Meets The Ladies auxiliary to mont post No 634 American gion met in regular session last Friday evening at the post home President Mrs Olive Brubaker pre- sided with a good attendance of members and much interest in the activities The regular business was trans- acted and committee reports given The auxiliary gave a generous nation to the Leonard Wood and Is working on the Gift for Yanks program Mrs Joseph Monahan being named chairman The ladies voted to have a Christmas party at their next meeting each member to bring a gift not to exceed Seven new members were elected to membership After the meeting refreshments were served There will be a social at the post home Friday evening SINGER GIFT COUNTER Typical Gift Idem from Large Selection SEWING BOXES boxes and In fascinating AOf Priced from 176 HANDKERCHIEFS with edge and hand Mf up embroidered LOVELY SCARFS Rayon wools and fut tons Priced Irom BELENE SACHET In lovely boxes Singer Sewing Center 1514 Eleventh Ave Phone THANKSGIVING So Much to Be Thankful T ET us give thanks for all the precious relationships and possessions that we x have Let us give thanks for PEACE which has endowed all the people of all the world with that liberty which is our greatest reason for NEW IDEA Avenue Altoona Pa Weddings A lovely November wedding mony was solemnized in the lumbia Avenue Methodist church in Tyrone Saturday afternoon NoV 17 at 4.45 o'clock when Miss Dorothy M Michaels daughter of Mrs Lloyd Michaels of 328 field street became the bride of Mr William N Rhodes son of Mr and Mrs Fred Rhodes 1602 Columbia avenue with Rev W W Willard officiating The happy couple was attended by Mr and Mrs Lloyd Michaels jr brother and law of the bride Mrs Schopp church organist played a short concert prior to the c mony the traditional wedding marches and softly during the mony The bride is a graduate of Tyrone High school and is ed in a supervisory capacity for the Manufacturing company She looked lovely in a blue wool crepe dress with black accessories and corsage of pink rosebuds The matron of honor wore a brown wool dress with brown accessories and corsage of yellow rosebuds The bridegroom is a graduate of Tyrone High school and was ly honorably discharged after a service of almost four years ing been a prisoner of war in many after being shot down over the German lines He has secured a position at the local paper mill Following the ceremony a dinner and reception was held at a Tyrone hotel with fifteen guests present They will reside at 328 street Tyrone for the present Mr and Mrs Thomas B Reese of 1917 Thirteenth avenue an- the marriage of their daughter Edna Beryl to Mr Paul McConnell of Altoona on Thursday evening Nov 1 at 7 o'clock with Rev Edward Z Utts officiating using the single ring ceremony The ceremony was performed at the home pf the bride with a ground of fall flowers and candles Proceeding the ceremony Miss Miriam Snyder sang Always and Because The bride was lovely in a black faille suit and wore a corsage of red and white roses Miss Louise Arnold cousin of the bride was maid of honor and Mr Robert Johnson served as best man Following the ceremony n tion was held in the St Peter and Paul hall The bride attended the Altoona High school and for the past two years has been an employe of the Altoona Factories The bridegroom was recently discharged from the marine corps after ing a period of lour years Mr and Mrs McConnell are residing at 1917 Thirteenth avenue Altoona Mr and Mrs S C McGuire of 1715 Seventh avenue announce the marriage of their daughter Mary Patricia to Lt Joseph P Doyle son of Louis R Doyle of Spokane Wash on Nov 6 at the post chapel in Rome N Y lain David J Walsh officiating The attendants were 1st Sgt Stella Arendarczyk and Capt G Wayne Bruce The couple spent a brief honeymoon in Rome N Y at the home of Lt Col and Mrs Harry H Skerrett After spending a week at the home of the bride's parents the couple left by plane for their home in Spokane Wash On Monday morning Nov 19 at 9 o'clock at the office of Ira 1 Shelley alderman of the Sixth ward Mr Paul Karosi jr son of Mr Paul Karosi sr of 1521 Albert street Youngstown Pa and Ethel Mae Bennett daughter of Mr and Mrs Alfred of 1804 Eighth avenue were united in marriage The couple was attended by the bride's parents Mr and Mrs singer The bridegroom was dis- charged from the army air corps on Nov 1 The couple plan to make their home In Youngstown Pa where the bridegroom will return to his job at the Rosenbaum ers company of Youngstown Door of Hope Home To Hold Services The hoard of directors of the Door of Hope will hold special Thanksgiving services In the sion Twelfth street Friday i evening Nov 23 at 7.45 o'clock The following program will be Congregational Praise choir Simpson odist church Vocal Melvin B M S Vocal Varner Ellen Lewis and Geneva choir odist church Vocal Melvin D Ralph V Jones Congregational number President of the Door of Hope board Dr M S will pre- side Lawrence Varner will have charge of song service and Miss Young will be the pianist MRS H T SUTTON HARRY T SUTTON Couple Marks Anniversary Of Marriage Mr and Mrs Harry Thomas ton of 117 South Ninth street quiet ly observed their fiftieth wedding anniversary on Monday Nov 12 Both arc enjoying good health The couple was married Nov 12 1895 before the altar in St Mark's church by the late Rev Nicholas O'Reilly They have four children M L Sutton J E Sutton Mrs J D Isenberg and Mrs Mary Schmitt all residing in Altoona There are also six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren Mrs Sutton is the former Marie Margaret and was 70 years of age on Oct 18 Mr ton who was 72 years old on Oct 24 is a retired employe of the job plant Although the fiftieth wedding anniversary passed without special celebration the couple received the felicitations of many neighbors and friends who wished them con- good health and enjoyment of their retiring years Poets Corner IIK OUR PRAYERS Yes It la He our Saviour above Who answers our prayers with Ills great love This cruel war Is ended our fears shall roam Our boys are Yes coming back We'll wait at the station we'll need no ration Our books need carry no more At home will be waiting the patient We'll meet liis embrace at the door Yes God was so good to have spared our boy His loving arms about him each day We cannot express In our hearts the joy That we did not forget to pray Though he be In the air on land or sea Our Saviour HI 111 watches the enemy a plane or to drive a Jeep we know from word the promise He'd keep To be with hli loved ones wherever they are a our only light our guiding star Now when our boys were far far away How many of us have forgotten to pray He's bringing our bringing them back They may be Gene Ted or Jack Back to our homes there'll be gladness and joy Because we prayed for our loving boy fow some have pone to meet us above They've accepted our Saviour Hlu wonderful love For Jesus is coming to claim us some day Because we haven't forgotten to pray MRS CHESTER DICK 1414 Third avenue Duncansville PASTOR RETURNS Joseph M Nissley pastor of the First Mennonite church 2504 Fourth avenue and his wife have returned from an extensive trip They attended the Mennonite City Missionary ence at Chicago and in their travels d services at the and Bright Mennonite church near New Hamburg Can and at the Locust Grove tion near Sturgis Mich Sportsmen Hit State Failure To Stock Game The Pennsylvania game sion's alleged failure to properly restock small game in Blair county brought action last night by the game committee of the Blair ty Game Fish and Forestry The committee met at Chief Logan lodge in Higgles gap with President William Templeton presiding President Templeton appointed a committee to prepare petitions for circulation among sportsmen ex- pressing displeasure over the game neglect to restock small game in the county Chairman Frank T Daubenspeck Harry R Miller and C B Abrams comprise the committee which is to begin functioning immediately Another move to improve the small game in the county is the committee decision to hold organized fox hunts and crow shoots at various times In order to reduce the number of foxes and crows that take a heavy toll of small game Any persons interested In in the hunts the dates or which are to be announced later should contact the tion office the clubhouse ants or members of the board of management The game committee voted to purchase and stock 200 rabbits and to request the game commission to match that outlay Application will also be made for 900 ringnecks to be raised and ated by the association It was decided to arrange for the purchase of a quantity feed to e available for distribution at close of the present hunting season on Dec 15 Green Cause Nature Club Has Meeting A most Interfiling meeting of the Green Cause Nature club wan held Monday Nov 19 In the velt Junior High school The meeting opened by de- votions led by president Miss Irene After the business meeting a program was presented under the excellent leadership of Miss Ethel Williams chairman of November program committee Other bers of the committee garet Ewing Harriette Butler Stella Dibert Anna Barnhart erine Denny Lily Lutman Mary Sheller and Mrs Gertrude man The subject was Now In No- First Miss Williams told of some of the changes No- brings thon she read these poems Over Wild Fog of the The The First Snow The Chart This was followed by a quiz gram The experts were Miss Edna Davis Miss Irene man Miss Grace Mosser Mr old Mr Byron McDowell and Mr Harold Yoder Their tions included Nature In Identification of Nature In Air Nature In Booh Titles The titles were dramatized by members of the committee The experts scoring highest were Miss and Mr McDowell EOT Club Holds Covered Dish Lunch The EOT club held a covered dish luncheon Wednesday Nov 14 at he home of Mrs K G Carrolus of 125 Twenty-third avenue Those present Nellie man Bell Toner Eleanor Sthol Mower Mathe Singer Gladys Urom Margaret Keirns Frosty Maud Carrolus Simenton Sylvia Carrolus Arline Carrolus and Bunnie Carrolus OFFICE TO BE CLOSED Maj Dallas C Wade ng officer of the Altoona army re- cruiting station announced that his will be closed for Thanksgiving day in order that hia officers and men may observe the day In accordance with their icular desires To most of us it s a day of unusual said Maj Wade whose ribbons and lattle stars bear silent witness to lis personal feelings SERVICES THURSDAY National Thanksgiving day ce will be held in the St James lUtheran church Rev J F pastor tomorrow morning at 10 Members and friends are THANKSGIVING SERVICE Thanksgiving will be held at the Avenue Baptist church 10 a m and 7.30 p m and will bo In charge of Warren and ister Paul Flack Bell Avenue church in at the corner of Bell avenue and Seventh direct Rev P E Ii the THANKSGIVING SERVICES Bell Avenue Baptist Church Bell Avenue at Seventh St THURSDAY 22 10 A M and 7.30 P M Speaker Evangelist Warren Brewin Chorister Paul Plack of Uie Fuller Evangelistic Foundation REV P E MUNDY Pastor With World war II at an end and many of the boys and girls returning daily from the armed forces may this be the happiest Thanksgiving you have ever had Clubs Elect New Officers The Girl Reserves under the of Mrs Mary announces the following officers of the various council president rice Brazzle secretary K I T T president Beatrice Brazzle vice dont Louise Kayac secretary irer Helen Fein club jent ice president ramie treasurer Shirley Nina Session cnt vice president Ayle secretary treasurer orei Smith Roosevelt Junior Hip Miss president Shirley Linn vice Carole secretary Jeanne Yost Bobby Sox era resident Elizabeth Myers vice dent Alice secretary urer Jeanne Hcbcrling Teen Agers president Audrey Hammaker vice resident Mary Jane Lane secretary Leona Berkey Keith Junior High Fern president Doris Shaver vice president Shirley secretary Treasurer Jean Bearer T N T ident Peggy vice dent Fink secretary urer Joy McCracken Shirley Orr and Virginia Churches Unite for Special Service The service for the cast central group of churches will be held tomorrow morning At 9 o'clock in the Second Presbyterian church of which Rev C Dewey Smitley is Rev Gordon F Hinkle pastor of the Eight Avenue Methodist church will be the speaker Special music lias been arranged by the host church Clyde C lish will preside at the organ The cooperating churches are us Eighth Avenue Methodist First Evangelical First United Brethren Trinity Reformed Church of Christ Second Lutheran and the Second Presbyterian Couple Is Wed By Candlelight At a quiet candlelight ceremony on Wednesday Nov 7 Grace M Savage daughter of Mrs Margaret Savage of Twenty-first avenue and Reeve S Epright son of A W Epright of 1106 Nineteenth avenue were united in marriage Rev ton C Bastuscheck of Methodist church officiated at the ceremony which took place at the bride's home in the presence of immediate family members Mr and Mrs Sheldon E Savage brother and sister-in-law of the bride attended the couple Mrs Epright is a teacher in the school district Mr Epright recently discharged from the army after two and one-half years over- seas service is in watchmaking and jewelry business in Altoona After a wedding trip Mr and Mrs will reside at 1108 Nineteenth Thanksgiving Day Service to Be Held The annual Thanksgiving ice of the Calvary Baptist church will be held tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock The service will bo in charge of the pastor Rev Rulph H Stoll The busses which the Bible school uses on the Lord's day will cover the regular routes on day morning one half hour later than the Sunday schedule STEADY Q Ul pay 111 ration Mf tii how soon cho t relieved tnd ter Let one melt in your mouth and you'll say This is the finest Chocolate I ever had Wilbur Buds Sold in packages and half pound boxes SHOP MORT'S This Complete selection of leather goods to make him or her happy Christmas morn CIGARETTE LIGHTER Pictured at as illustrated from op SPECIAL Thanksgiving services will be hold at the South Baptist chapel Fortieth street and Fourth avenue at 7.45 o'clock this ning Devotions will be Ind by the Harmony Bible class and the er will be Miss Elvira Walters I I up to In many beautiful colon beautifully engraved free In solid Hold on all leather while you wait Mori's Gift Shop Ave 1 ON THIS THANKSGIVING Let us offer a prayer for the Peace the Victory and the dom that is ours Attend the be held by the Junior of the Mercy November tt Pen Hotel
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