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   Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - August 12, 1944, Altoona, Pennsylvania                                .THE ALTOONA AUGUST 12, 1944 Ministers Make Announcement of Services In Churches of District for Sunday PETERSBURG The Women's Society of Chris- tian Service of Crever Memorial Methodist church met in the home of Miss Mary Gordon and Miss Lois Henderson Friday evening. The program was in charge of Mrs. T. Benton Gilliland, using the July service, "He Healed Their from the worship book, "The Lord's Song In a Strange Land." The call to worship was then given. Miss Edith Gardiner gave a read- ing. Miss Hazel Crownover, the president, then conducted the busi- ness session. Some plans were discussed for the summer and oth- er business considered. A lovely social hour was enjoyed and de- licious refreshments were served by the hostess committee composed of Miss Mary Castine, Mrs. Fred Broadbent, Miss Mary Gorden and Miss Lois Henderson. The follow- ing members and guests attended: Mrs. Merrill Merritts, Mrs. Laud, Miss Hazel Crownover, Mrs. H. H. Kell, Miss Mary Dittsworth, Mrs. L. Benton Gilliland, Mrs. Leon Sheaffer, Miss Gladys Hurley, Mrs. Roy Hurley, Miss Edythe Gardiner, Mrs. Frank Houser. Mrs. Elmer Smith, Mrs. Frank Houser and Mrs. Sarah Koser. Miss Harriett Kocher has ace cepted the position, of teaching first grade in the Alfarata school in Huntingdon, having been elected by the Huntingdon board of educa- tion on Monday evening. Miss Janet Ross, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Ross, is spending this week- at Newton Hamilton camp grounds attending the Methodist Junior High camp. Sunday morning-, Aug. 13, Rev. Charles H. Stong, chaplain in the United States army and former pastor of Zion Lutheran church, will preach at the morning Wor- ship service. Chaplain Stong is enjoying a leave visiting his wife -'and family in their home in Hunt- ingdon. .Among the Boy Scouts from town WAR BONDS, For emergency neces- sary make with- out co-makers, at reasonable rates.. Payments to suit your convenience. monthly repays loan in 12 months. UNIVERSAL C.I.T. CONSUMER DISCOUNT CO. Mountain City Trust Building Tw.lfth 9421 OfMn Tow. Frf. Evtt. until 8 P. .and evenings on Railroad paydays who are enjoying this week camp- ing at Seven Mountains camp are Robert Hurley, Mardell Wagner and William Hicks. These boys are from the Methodist church and were taken to camp Sunday after- noon by their pastor, Rev. Norman Wagner, accompanied by Mrs. Wagner and their young son Jo- seph. En route home Rev. and Mrs. Wagner and Joseph stopped over until Monday in Mifflinburg where they visited Mrs. Wagner's i parents Mr. and Mrs. David C. j Derr. Miss Marcia Harshbarger, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Clark Harsh- barger of Mapleton Depot was a guest of her uncle and aunt Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Croyle the past week. Mrs. George Anspach is spending this week in Harrisburg, a guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Peck. Rev. and Mrs. Leland K. Fackler of the Lutheran parsonage are en- joying a two-week vacation in Hershey and other places. Rev. and Mrs. Norman Wagner and son Joseph left here Wednes- day to spend their vacation at their summer cottage on the Newton Hamilton camp ground. Marleen Marie Kauffman has re- turned to her home in Huntingdon after a week's visit with her ma- ternal grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Walter Graffius. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Piper an- nounce the birth of a son at their home on Aug. 3. This is the second child, the other being a daughter, Shirley, almost ten years of age. TIPTON Miss Beatrice-Keith accompanied by her sister-in-law Mrs. Charles Keith, left for New York Tuesday where, some time will be spent en- joying the. city's points of interest. Hoboken, J., will also be visit- ed. Robert Keith who, is connected with the family, also a member of the navy, with his wife, are located at that port. MOUNT UNION Announcement has been made of the recent marriage of Miss Sarah Parker of Lyons, Ga., and First Lieutenant Russell Briggs of the United States army paratroops, located at Ft. Benning, Ga., in the Methodist church by the minister, at Columbus, Ga. Lieutenant Briggs is formerly of Mount Union, the son of the late Porter J. Briggs and Mrs. Alverta Briggs, now of New York city. Methodist boys and girls from Mount Union who are attending the intermediate camp at Newton Hamilton this week are: Nancy Mc- Clain, Kay vCunningham, John Al- fred Cox, William Hicks, June Bricker, Gwendolyn Myers, Marga- retta Madden, David Lee Ranch, Doris Feaster and Eugene Par- sons. At the junior camp last week the children from the local church were: Freddie Cunningham, Peggy McClain, Eleanor Hooper, Tommy Weyant, Jerry Smith, Anna Brouse, Connie Horton. Dick Feas- ter and Connie Shaffer. The monthly meeting of the Jun- ior Sodality of St. Catherine's Catholic church was held in the social room of the church Saturday afternoon. The most important business transaction was the elec- tion of new officers for the ensuing year. New officers elected are as follows: President, Pat Miduri; vice president, Margaret Gerlock; secretary, Maggie Sweatlock; treas- urer, Helen Hyduk. Retiring offi- cers who have served faithfully the past year are: President, Helen Hubitski; vice president, Rose Trot- ta; treasurer, Maggie Sweatlock, and secretary, Margaret Mickley. HOLLIDAYSBURQ KLAER Mr. and Mrs. Charles Feathers and sons of Duncansville spent the with the latter's parents Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Claar. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Feathers and sons Gene and Mervin, Mr. and Mrs. Blair Feathers, Grace and Virgin- ia Feathers and Thelma Mussel- man spent last Sunday with M. W. Race of Frostburg, Md. OSTEUBURG St. Clairsvillc Evangelical and Reformed charge, Donald W. Schlicher, pastor. Trin- ity. Osterburg at 8.15; St. Paul's, Imler at 10-30. Where to Buy It You Trust Its Quality I McCartney's   m. Evening service at 7.30 o'clock. Clover Creek Church of the Brethren, Rev. Paul S. Hoover, pastor. A Clover school at Evening worship at 7.30, Eld. Trostle P. Dick. DiebJ's Cross school 9.30. Morning worship at 10.30. Eld, Trostle P. Dick. B. Y. P. D. at 8.30. Sec SIMMONDS lor 1432 Eleventh mim I Baked Goods Dinner or Sandwich Devils Food Marvel Rolls Layer Cake Date Crunch Ring Family Bread 2 22-oz. Loaves Coffee Cake Harvest Moon 190 Doz. 160 230 Orange Iced 290 BY EDGAR MARTIN! FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS Making Tracks BY MERRILL BLOSSER SOME" KID NAMED LACD SMUM OR- DERED A SPECIAL USED CAR------ AND WE FINALLY PICKED ONE UP1 HE SOUNDED LIKE A KID OVfffc THE PHONE BUT HE SA.IO HE' r- HAD OODLES OP-GOLDj IF we HASN'T REALLY GOT IT, I'LL WELL, WHERE YOU'LL PINO LARD (CLEANUP THERE? DO you THINK I'M CRAZY? MISTER., WOULD YOU GO UP TO THE TOP OF THAT MOUMTAIN TO CATCH HIM WASH TUBES Another Problem BY LESLIE TURNER EXACTLY! WJEVE ODUMTEfc-MEASURE THAT WON'T INTERFERE WITH 80M8IV6 PERHAPS... 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