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Beckley Post Herald (Newspaper) - October 5, 1945, Beckley, West Virginia
Beckley Post Herald. Beckley w. A Friday morning october 5, 1045 three sorority will support county Victory fund the Sigma chapter of Beta i Sigma Phi National sorority at a regular meeting this week agreed to support the Raleigh county Victory fund which began monday. 1 meeting at the Home of or. And mrs. Ira Holliday at Sprague with mrs. Harry Boggs As hostess the organization stated their intentions of placing a portion of the funds towards this drive. The group also voted to assess each member $1 towards the chaplains service fund which is being supported by the National Headquarters of the sorority. The fall Rushing program was discussed by the group and final arrangements were revealed by the chairman miss Allene Mills. Following the business session a program a painting the person was presented by the following members mrs. Kathleen Hoffman. Mrs. Kenneth Seelinger. Mrs. W. R. Monk and miss Katherine Cooper. Refreshments were served by the hostess to miss Oladene Pickle mrs. Kathleen Hoffman miss Jerry Landreth mrs. W. R. Monk mrs. Hugh Holliday miss Kath Fine Cooper mrs. Ruth Mckinney mrs. Allen Richards miss Allene Mills mrs. Kenneth Seelinger miss Nancy Secrest miss Armine Kell and mrs. Alfreda Edgell. Tabu Wmk rally Day to be held sunday at Baptist Church 3 mrs. Mckenzie is licenses to wed past matrons to entertain state Lodge head Here by Lois Mcdaniel neighbor to you it. Elsie Beasley Stinson of the army nurses corps is indeed grateful to one of her neighbors i although at first she Wasny to aware that the person was a neighbor. I As would be expected when it. Stinson just returned from Sev Jeral years overseas service a i Rived at the Union station in Washington d. C., she was virtually i loaded Down with Luggage. But then a member of Uncle same a army came to her Rescue and offered to help with the Load. At that moment both were just strangers to each other but a conversation Between the two revealed some startling facts they happen to live on the same Street in Beckley. The polite Soldier was Corporal Hobart Hatcher who resides several doors from it. Stinson a family on Highland Street. He was coming to Beckley from fort George g. Meade Maryland the lieutenants family was also fooled for a moment. Seems that she had gotten married while overseas and naturally her parents would not be Able to recognize her husband at the first glance. When they saw their daughter coming up the walk with a Soldier behind carrying her Luggage they then assumed it was her husband a but it was Corporal Hatcher whom they had known for Many years. A a a hands across the sea Day will october i fear of want. The former when it becomes too violent degenerates j Church into luxury and the latter into expected . Working be held this sunday 7, at the first Baptist a Large attendance is As each department is for their respective in Roll cats As the goal for the Day. Can to help it Bud the special feature of the Day for some reason these local will be a joint meeting of the Hunters who Brave the lonely Loi departments in the main audient in search of squirrels for hours thorium at to a m. Where a musical and hours and then come Home service will be conducted after empty handed Are never praised which or Alvin j. Cook pastor tor their efforts. Its always those will bring the morning Bible who come Back waving the dead Sage. This service will be Broad carcasses and verbally Quot blowing cast from 10 15 to 10 45 a m. Over out with the number of their the local radio station catch. Some of the Best Hunters the Days activities will begin have failed to hit the bulls Eye with a prayer band in the Church on their trips. It is obvious who parlor at 9 30 after which departing been Lucky these Days just n rental meetings will be held intake a glance at the passing cars. Til adjournment for the mass at least one tenth of the vehicles meeting in the main auditorium. In this Section have Squirrel tails the Nursery. Beginners and untied on the radio aerials a doubt Mary departments will conduct t three marriage License apply a anon were recorded in the coup of cout Lounell to s clerk s office yesterday As follows a Daniel Joe Knight. In. And Betty Jean Freeman 18, of Lester Patsy year ago 21 of Mullens and Naoma Helen Christ 21, of Beckley Estel collide Howerton 21, of Sophia and Novella Geraldine Gunnoe 21, of Glen Rogers. Re elected head personals edly to prove that there is a successful Hunter driving that car. 1neir own services. I and i ors. A a a its obvious now the Raleigh county tuberculosis association offices can now be located. Not until yesterday Wei you Able to find them easily but mrs. Godfrey is it a Church speaker mrs. Bob Godfrey was the main speaker at the meeting of the Hollywood missionary society held j wednesday night in the Home of mrs. Orville Cawley of Macarthur. She chose Quot alaskan As the sub j Lect for her Brief talk. The 18 members who were j sent decided to hold a cake Sale october 27 at the Macarthur Post office. Mrs. Cecil Edmonds will be hostess to the group at their next meeting which will be the wednesday in november. First i rabbi Soshuk mrs. Fhil Wilson executive Sec Speaks tonight Blue ribbons the schools col she reigned miss Peggy Daniel Petite Brunette member of the ninth Grade was crowned a a a. J. H. S. Football Queen in ceremonies at the half of the Junior High school game yesterday afternoon. The Lovely Queen was escorted to the Middle of the Field by co captains of the rotary has solved that problem team Jimmy Turner and Jack on the door to the main offices Davis where she was presented a Large red double barred Cross Quot Britain must Honor her with a Lovely Corsage. A close has been painted and also the i word is the subject of rabbi runner up for the title was Ilene words Quot Raleigh county t. B Soshuk a Sermon to be held to Porter Blond haired eighth Grad if ifs an a Ray you want night at 8 of clock in the Beth Al or Ilene and other attendants just enter the memorial building Temple. Helen Brown sue Walker Betty and after walking several feet to following the Sermon refresh mrs. Basil Anderson of Beckley hts wow inc say i the a ight Al he Entrance Youril merits will be Coleman Ana Alice Jean w ill Lams discover a door bearing the let an open discussion will be be la were recipients of Large yellow tearing in Bright letters a xray on Quot an open letter to prime porn porn tied w Ith the Orange minister Attice a at tile regular monthly meeting of the Raleigh county girl scout Council wednesday morning in their offices in the hair building mrs. J. F. Mckenzie was re elected As commissioner of the Council. Other officers named were mrs. L. T. Putman Deputy commissioner mrs. O. A. Phillips Secretary mrs. In s. Goldsmith treasurer and mis. Sanders legit a r. Mrs. T. M. Baxley and mrs. Austin Caperton were welcomed As new members of the Council. Mrs. Caperton returned to the Council after resigning during the War years. Council members present were mrs. J. D. Pond mrs. O. A Phillips mrs. L. T. Putnam mrs. Sanders. Mrs Austin Caperton mrs. R. S. Goldsmith. Mrs. W. W. Watkins mrs w. F. Larke and miss Rossie Barnes executive Secretary. State social workers will Convene today a state wide conference of social workers is being held in Charleston today with social workers from different areas attending. Major c. L. Frazier head of the local salvation army is attending i rom Beckley. W. W. Houchins . 1-c of the Navy Seabee has arrived in Beckley after receiving a discharge from the armed forces at a Navy station in Washington d. The son of or. And mrs. Bill Houchins of 117 Williams Street Houchins served in the Pacific theater tor 28 months before being assigned to Camp Endicott Rhode Island. Prior to entering the service he was employed at a warplane in Alexandria Virginia. Mrs. Cora Greco night supervisor at the Beckley Hospital has returned to her duties after spending her vacation with her family at Shady Spring. Recently from two years overseas service is visiting his wife at 323 1-2 Burgess Street. Miss Marion Pioch has enrolled at Temple University at Philadelphia Pennsylvania As a Cadet nurse. She is the daughter of or. And mrs t. H. Pioch of Hargrove Street. Mrs. D. B. Jerrell has been called to the mount Alta veterans Hospital. Washington d. C., by the serious illness of her brother. Paul High a Veteran of world War i. Her husband or. Jarrell is receiving treatment in the Raleigh Hospital during her a miss Alma Bowles who is pm general played in Baltimore Maryland is sence. Visiting in the Home of her sifter. Miss Dorothy Kelly of washing Ilis. Carl Walker of Johnstown a d. C., spent the past week Load. She will be accompanied visiting her parents or. And mrs. To Baltimore by another sister in. P Kelly of Sophia. Miss Edith Bowles. J i to Xor o r i Elizabeth w. Sydnor of Beck t Plain and mrs. W Illiam w key has been taken into the Vest Mcgee and children Perry and eel choir of the woman a College Greensboro North Carolina. The choir composed of More than 149 Judy returned to the r Homes in Oklahoma Cit Oklahoma wednesday after visiting in the Home of or. And mrs Ashby Smith of fifth Street. Sergeant Arnold Only of the United states army who a Rived girls sings for the weekly convocation of students for special co Liege events such As University sermons and also gives annual Christmas and easter concerts. Marguerite a French Oil proce. The permanent that everyone want regardless of what else we have to offer. Other beauties and prices from $3.50 up. Phones 8231 a 6931 main St. Over Embee a $750 the past matrons of the Bethlehem chapter number 71 of the order of the Eastern Star voted wednesday to help the worthy Matron mrs. Freda Casto entertain the worthy grand Matron. Mrs. Gertrude beavers of Charleston who w ill be in Beckley october i by the worthy grand Matron of the grand jurisdiction of West Virginia will inspect and instruct 16 chapters of the order of the Eastern Star at that time. This was decided at a meeting of the group wednesday at the Home of mrs. Chloe Mcdaniel with mrs. Nettie Richmond assistant hostess. Mrs. Fannie Wheatley was in charge of the devotional. The birthday of mrs. Elizabeth Huffman was observed and the group presented her with a gift. Those who attended Are mrs. Beatrice Thorne mrs. Gladys Mullens mrs. Jennie French mrs Lillian Gates mrs. Ann Williams mrs. Gaynel Bunting mrs. Portia is a a i Cooper mrs Fannie Wheatley Dap test circles mrs. Ellen Nicholson mrs. Clarice Thorne mrs. Elizabeth Huffman mrs. Jane Pugh and the hostesses. Mrs. H. Feller will be hostess to the group at their november meeting and mrs. Florence Webb will act As assistant hostess. Deservin Gly is pleased and flattered with a letter she received from a belgian boy at whose Home her army husband and other american soldiers were billeted. He wrote that when g. stay with the belgian family the a hers of the household usually sleep on the floor but added that Quot we would gladly sleep on the i floor for commending remarks about the Beckley Soldier were spread throughout the letter 1 by the lad who remarked How Anderson and other soldiers always brought chocolates for the children and a Quot smoke for the in conclusion he made an apology to the translator of his flemish French letter for its length. The letter was translated i for mrs. Anderson by mrs. Meredith Clark English instructor at Beckley Junior High school who happens to be a French major. A a a today a quotation Quot much of the trades professions and ways of living among Mankind take their original either from the love of pleasure or the hold meetings anniversary is observed by club a dance was held by the w club celebrating their third anniversary monday night at the memorial building. Refreshments were served to the following Betty Jane Catlett Ruth Griffith Jean Fugitt Patty Mccutcheon Mary Elizabeth Rabat at Long Florence Farris Becky Lemon Barbara Trosper Margaret Meador Philip Coates. Bob Hicks Don Hodgins Don Larrick Bob Callihan Charles Rae John Bennett Bob Mclean Richard Davis Nick Rahall Fred Rahall Harry Lovell Joel Gwinn George George Jim White David Warden All of Beckley Garold Meador Tommy Graham Jimmy Harvey and Dick Bailey of Hinton. Mrs. Howarth is honoured at dinner mrs. John Harvath of Skelton was honoured recently with a dinner in Observance of her 68th birthday by her daughter mrs Louis Callopie of Macarthur. Those who attended the dinner Are John Harvath or. And mrs. John Sorrels and family mid a or. And mrs. Mitchell zone and family Skelton or. And mrs. Domenick Martina Skelton or. And mrs. Louis Callopie and family or. And mrs. Julius Harvath of crab Orchard or. And mrs. Matt Aberham and son Steve of Beckley or. And mrs. James Sor ills and daughter Ann of Midway and mrs. Elmer Harvath and children. Our special Cream Oil permanent $5.00 a Perm nent you can manage yourself. Brush it All you Hka. Comb it without fuss no Kink or Brittle ends. Complete and guaranteed. S.t.50 and up. Del mar Beauty shop Sizy main St Over cession Ola 6912 Circle number one of the first Baptist Church mrs. O. W. Godby Leader met in the Home of mrs j. Brabban on third Avenue yes i ter Day afternoon at 2 30. The meeting opened with group singing accompanied by mrs. O. D. Hall at the piano. Mrs. L. H. Davis gave the devotional. She recited the 23rd psalm Atter which she explained it in detail. Mrs. Hall had charge of the program and spoke on Africa. A reaching the unreached a was her topic. Mrs. Elsie Boyd assistant i Leader held the business session in the absence of the Leader at which time the circles plans for the year were discussed. Circle number two mrs. W. S. Cavendish Leader met in the Home of mrs. W. F. Clemens on South Oakwood Avenue. The meeting was opened with 1 prayer offered by mrs. Garner Williams. The program chairman mrs. French Davis gave a report on foreign missions. A gift was brought by the Circle to be presented miss Faye Toney Baptist missionary to Africa. It was reported that a Houseboat had been made and Given to an adopted patient at Pinecrest Sanatorium. Refreshments were served toll members and one guest. Circle number three mrs. W. O. Mason Leader met in the prayer meeting room of the Church yesterday afternoon at 2 30. The meeting opened with the song a a la the Garden with mrs. W. O. Mason at the piano. Mrs. Pm w. Lewis was in charge of the Home Mission program. Mrs t. La. Pm Itzgerald read the scripture lesson after which she gave a discussion on the theme. Talks were Given by mrs. W m. Mccutcheon and mrs. Garland Buchanan followed by a business session presided Over by mrs. Mason. Refreshments were served to eight members. In a Survey of hearing embracing More than 1,000,000 school children in new York City it was found that to per cent had a hearing loss of nine decibels or More in one or both ears Ana about three per cent had a hearing loss of 15 decibels. The Normal hearing Range is 125 decibels. Martin Freres plastic Reeds clarinet b Flat Ca. 60c Alto Sayca. 75c Tenor sax Ca. 90c Beckley music amp electric co. Colin Mcluskey mgr. 110 Solidi Fayette St. Rhone 3393 boys warmth favourites with boys fingertip Coats 9.90 Coats boys really like warm combed fleeces in Brown or Blue. Reversible with gabardine lining or regular coat style with warm plaid linings. Style 8 to 18. Boys Slacks husky tweeds that stand the Wear for Active boys. Pleated styles with Zipper fronts. 8 to 16 .98 Here they Are boys hooded Mackinaw 10-00 heavy weight plaid Wool fabrics also warmly lined. The Zipper Hood folds Back neatly for mild h Eather. Sizes to to 16. Or. Boys Corduroy suits Zipper front lined jackets with contrasting and Matching Overall jimmies. Sizes 4 to to. 4-98 heavy weight plaid Cossack jackets 3-98 hoary Wright plaid Well Cut firmly sow n. Con Van int Zipper front. Blur Broon Brown Maroon. Sizes 8 to 16. Boys Tweed knickers2.98 leather belts. 98c plaid sport socks. 25c boys suspenders. 19c hey Bookie Fellows leather helmets a must have for boys. Soft pliable leather warmly lined. Adjustable Chin straps. Color brow n. Boys sweaters f.49 coat and Slipcover styles in the seasons wanted colors sizes 6 to 16 3.98 Roe Sultana Brand Rich and smooth Peanut butter s and Orange marmalade 1-lb. Florida natural juice pure Grapefruit 46-oz. Can Star kist Brand fancy White meat tuna fish 7-oz. Can 30c Points 30c Iona yellow cling in syrup sliced peaches 25c i he great Atlantic Pacific Tea co. Itch in Iron Kellogg s Pep Phillips Brand a it Tomaio soup Campbells a Cream of spinach soup. Early Garden. Sugar a Del Monte peas 8-oz. 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