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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - November 21, 1945, Altoona, Pennsylvania .THE ALTOONA MIRROR-WEDNESDAY, 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 ac- tivities of the two units during tbe ensuing year. District Commander Lee E. Wertz, Post Commander C. Myrle McKee and Auxiliary Presi- dent Mrs. Margaret Green assisted in the induction of the new lead- 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- clusion, District Commander Wertz addressed the groups and stressed the Importance of the Legion pro- 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- ficers of the two units, are: Legion Sons Jack Shaffer; first lieutenant, James Shaffer; second lieutenant, James Mirante; adjutant, Donald O'Shell; finance officer, Donald Fochler; historian, Frank Tussey; chaplain, James Hazenstab; ser- geant-at-arms, Clair Fochler; color guard, Jack Anslinger. The Junior Auxiliary President, Patricia Fochler; first vice presi- dent, Margaret Daniels; secretary, Jean Koontz; historian, Wande Clark, retiring president; chaplain, Marjorie Reed; sergeant-at- arms, Sally Brady. The new leaders expressed their appreciation of the honors confer- 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. Kasecb Masood gave the invoca- tion. The program was inter- spcrced 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 Bellwood- 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. :and Mrs. William Fochler of 1512 avenue and has been active in the Junior unit for several years. Receives Honor: MRS. M. Mrs. MacCurtney, vice chairman of the Bluir county Republican committee, wan unopposed for the nomination as recording sec- retary of the Pennsylvania Coun- 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 relative! and frlendt In attendance. The turkey that graced the dinner table was a nice 12-pound wild turkey hen brought down on Saturday morn- 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 Os- born und son David, Mr. and Mrs. Samson Osborn and children Sam- my, Dolores and Kenneth and Mrs. Owen Osborn, all of Carson valley, Mrs. Jane Mosbey of Broad Top City and Mr. and Mrs. David HooV' er and son Tonimy. Dr. Gordon Burket of Altoona with whom Mr. Hoover spent a cou- ple of weeks recently on a hunting trip to Canada, was a guest at the Hoover home during the day. Observe Golden Wedding Day: Tomorrow let us reverently give thanki country is once more at peace! Truly we have much for which to be thankful this Thanksgiving Day, 1945. POET'S 1720-22 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 Scriptiire reading from the Gospel of John was given by Mrs. Alshouse, using the Basic English translation. Prayers were offered by Mrs. Ed- gar and Mrs. Powell. Election of officers for the com- ing year resulted as follows: Teach- 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 were: 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 Lake-, mont post, No. 634, American Le- 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 mani- fested in the activities. The regular business was trans- acted and committee reports given. The auxiliary gave a generous do- nation to the Leonard Wood me- morial, 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 50c. 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 Slhger't Large Selection SEWING BOXES Handvornt boxes and hitg In fascinating shapei. AOf Priced from.......... 176 HANDKERCHIEFS with hand-rolled edge and hand Mf up embroidered LOVELY SCARFS Rayon wools and cot- fut tons. Priced Irom... >vw BELENE SACHET In lovely boxes. Singer Sewing Center 1514 Eleventh Ave. Phone 2-8282 THANKSGIVING So Much to Be Thankful For! 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 Thanks- giving! NEW IDEA 1505-07 llth Avenue, Altoona, Pa. Weddings RHODES-MICHAEL A lovely November wedding cere- mony was solemnized in the Co- 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 Gar- 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 sister-in- law of the bride. Mrs. Verabell Schopp, church organist, played a short concert prior to the c mony, the traditional wedding marches and softly during the cere> mony. The bride is a graduate of Tyrone High school and is employ- ed in a supervisory capacity for the Reiiance 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 recent- ly honorably discharged after a service of almost four years, hav- ing been a prisoner of war in Ger- 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 Garfleld street, Tyrone, for the present. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas B. Reese of 1917 Thirteenth avenue, an- nounce 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 back- 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 recep- 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 serv- 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, I'fc. 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. Chap- 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. KAROSMJENNETT 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 Lyslnger of 1804 Eighth avenue, were united in marriage. The couple was attended by the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ly- 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 Broth- 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 mis- sion, 818-20 Twelfth street, Friday i evening, Nov. 23, at 7.45 o'clock. The following program will be given: Congregational Him! Praise choir, Simpson Meth- odist church Vocal Melvin B. M. S. Blttntir Vocal Varner Ellen Lewis and Geneva DeBorrt choir, Meth- odist church Vocal Melvin D. Ralph V. Jones Congregational number President of the Door of Hope board, Dr. M. S. Blttner, will pre- side. Lawrence Varner will have charge of song service and Miss Elverti, Young will be the pianist. MRS. H. T. SUTTON HARRY T. SUTTON Couple Marks Anniversary Of Marriage Mr. and Mrs. Harry Thomas Sut- 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 Gueierrez and was 70 years of age on Oct. 18. Mr. Sut- ton, who was 72 years old on Oct. 24 is a retired employe of the Times-Tribune job pranting plant Although the fiftieth wedding anniversary passed without special celebration the couple received the felicitations of many neighbors and friends who wished them con- tinued good health and enjoyment of their retiring years. Poets' Corner IIK ANSWKRS 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 coming! Yes, coming back liome. We'll wait at the station, we'll need no ration, Our books need carry no more. At home will be waiting, the patient onrs statfnp. 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, ropilot 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. He1 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 boyi, he'i bringing them back, They may be Gene, Ted, Bill 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 evan- gelistic trip. They attended the Mennonite City Missionary confer- ence at Chicago and in their travels d evanReliatic services at the Blenem and Bright Mennonite church near New Hamburg, Can., and at the Locust Grove congrega- tion near Sturgis, Mich. Sportsmen Hit State Failure To Stock Game The Pennsylvania game commis- sion's alleged failure to properly restock small game in Blair county brought action last night by the game committee of the Blair Coun- ty Game, Fish and Forestry asso- ciation. 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 board's 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 situatioa 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 par- ticipating in the hunts, the dates 'or which are to be announced later, should contact the associa- tion office, the clubhouse attend- 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 day-old ringnecks to be raised and liber- ated by the association. It was decided to arrange for the purchase of a quantity -of feed to e available for distribution at Ihe 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 Roose- velt Junior High school. The meeting wns opened by de- votions, led by president, Miss Irene Sauscrman. After the business meeting a program was presented under the excellent leadership of Miss Ethel Williams, chairman of November program committee. Other mem- bers of the committee were: Mar- garet Ewing, Harriette Butler, Stella Dibert, Anna Barnhart, Cath- erine Denny, Lily Lutman, Mary Sheller and Mrs. Gertrude Sauaer- man. The subject was "Now In No- vember." First, Miss Williams told of some of the changes No- vember brings; thon she read these poems, "Over "Wild 'Fog of the The Weav- "The First Snow "The Chart." This was followed by a quiz pro- gram, The experts were Miss Edna Davis, Miss Irene Sauser- man, Miss Grace Mosser, Mr. Har- old Wimmcr, Mr. Byron McDowell and Mr. Harold Yoder. Their ques- 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 Sauscrmnn 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 were: Nellie Huff- man, Bell Toner, Eleanor Messncr, Sthol Mower, Mathe Singer, Gladys Urom, Margaret Keirns, Frosty 31ake, Maud Carrolus, Lcsslc Simenton, Sylvia Carrolus, Arline Carrolus and Bunnie Carrolus. OFFICE TO BE CLOSED. Maj. Dallas C. Wade, command- ng officer of the Altoona army re- cruiting station, announced that his leadqtmrtcrs will be closed for Thanksgiving day in order that hia officers and men may observe the day In accordance with their par- 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 serv- ce will be held in the St. James lUtheran church, Rev. J. F. Fleglcr, pastor, tomorrow morning at 10 I'clock. Members and friends are nvited. THANKSGIVING SERVICE. Thanksgiving tervlcen will be held at the Avenue Baptist church 10 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. and will bo In charge of Evan- geliitic Warren Brewln and Chor- ister Paul Flack. Bell Avenue church in at the corner of Bell avenue and Seventh direct. Rev. P. E. Mundjr Ii the putor. THANKSGIVING SERVICES Bell Avenue Baptist Church Bell Avenue at Seventh St. THURSDAY, JVOVEJVIRER 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 eaderahip of Mrs. Mary Bloomficld, announces the following officers of the various clubs: Inter-club council, president, Bea- .rice Brazzle; secretary tronsurer, ihaver. Altoonn Iflffli K. I. T. T.. president, Beatrice Brazzle; vice preai- dont, Louise Kayac; secretary trcas- irer, Helen Bdicrp; Fein club, presi- jent, Loralnc ice president, 'ramie YinRlipR; treasurer, Shirley Bragtmlcr. Nina Session, presl- 'cnt, Fliiri'iicu Sewnll; vice, president, .'hylMs Ayle; secretary treasurer. Do- orei Smith. Roosevelt Junior Hip Miss, president, Shirley Linn; vice jresidcnt, Carole McGlnlcy; secretary reasurer, Jeanne Yost. Bobby Sox era, (resident, Elizabeth Myers; vice prea- dent, Alice Brahawn; secretary treas- urer, Jeanne Hcbcrling; Teen Agers, president, Audrey Hammaker; vice (resident, Mary Jane Lane; secretary reasurer, Leona Berkey. Keith Junior High Fern, president, Doris Shaver; vice president, Shirley Khrrdt; secretary Treasurer, Jean Bearer. T. N. T., pres- ident, Peggy -Lou Lttmb; vice presi- dent, Baroara Fink; secretary treas- urer, Joy McCracken. BeHwood-Antis Hipli sentatlvei, Shirley Orr and Virginia Terund. Churches Unite for Special Service The Thunk.sgiving 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 pnstor. 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. Eng- 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 54? Twenty-first avenue, and Reeve S. Epright, son of A. W. Epright of 1106 Nineteenth avenue, were united in marriage. Rev. Bur- ton C. Bastuscheck of Fairvlcw 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 Altoomi 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. Rprifjht will reside at 1108 Nineteenth nvenue. Thanksgiving Day Service to Be Held The annual Thanksgiving serv- 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 Thurs- day morning one half hour later than the Sunday schedule. STEADY Q Ul tupM tutnttr pay "111 wwtwi, ration, Mf kmttn. tii Surpriiing how soon cho dryMli t relieved tnd htilinf btfios, al- ter mingoily, medicsied, KXXfcing Let one melt in your mouth and you'll say... "This is the finest Chocolate I ever had' Wilbur Buds Sold in 5c packages and half pound boxes SHOP MORT'S This Christmas! Complete selection of leather goods to make him or her happy Christmas morn. CIGARETTE LIGHTER Pictured at as illustrated. Otheri from op. SPECIAL SEKVICES. Thanksgiving services will be hold at the South Alloonn Baptist chapel, Fortieth street and Fourth avenue, at 7.45 o'clock this eve- ning. Devotions will be Ind by the Harmony Bible class and the speak- 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 llth Ave. 1' ON THIS THANKSGIVING DAY--- Let us offer a prayer for the Peace, the Victory and the Free- dom that is ours. Attend the Thankifivinf be held by the Junior Aux- iliary of the Mercy Thuridiiy evenlnf, November tt, Pen n-Alto Hotel.
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