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Chester Times (Newspaper) - October 29, 1946, Chester, Pennsylvania WINGS OF TOMORROW: The Story of Aviation No. 2: Flying to Fight CJIKSTKR (PA.) TJMBS TUESDAY, OCTOBER n. 7 Mayor of Kansas Town, Ex-Chesterite, Visits Here There were two Muyor.s in iter's Cily Hull Monday afternoon. One the city's .1 Ralph F. Swiirts. and the other was Albert D. Boll, nixllve of Chester and now Mayor of Huuthimon, Kansas. Mayor Boll, who also is pastor of the Umversalist Church of Hutchln- sou, was in Philadelphia to attend the fall conference nl the Uuiversal- ist Church of the Messiah, Broad und Montgomery avenue, under the auspices of the Central Planning Council of the Universalist Church of America. He visited In Che.stei yesterday before taking a plane back to Iv.uisus. By CHARLES TRACY.' Aviation edllor, Cleveland I'ress; former Army pilot (1) In the decade following the Wright brothers' sucte.s-s, air pion- eers hastened to flnd practical use.s for the new mode of transportation. The Wrights demonstrated their plane's possibilities as an express carrier In 1910 by flying 70 pounds of Rajar silk from Dayton to Co- lumbus in Ohio. The shipping cost was S71.42 per pound! The Navy'.slshine today, was a plodding, pa- proud aircraft carriers, so important! tience-exhausting task in 1911, when in the recent war, had their Robert C. Fowler first winded his tion in 1910, when Eugene Ely made'way from San Francisco to Jack-: .the first hipboard take-off fromlsonville in a few days than! 'the cruiser Birmingham at months. C. P. Rogers went from; iton Roads. He completed the to Pasadena the same year; Ipenmem the next year by landing flying time of 84 hours, spending; on ihe battleship Pennsylvania in i nearly two momhs on the way. Airi San Francisco. !mail was inaugurated by Earl Oviug-1 (2) Transcontinental air travel, a'ton in the Blcriot monoplane "Dra- routine .12-hour proposition rain on a week's trial basis, be- city and county as well as chairman of the county salvage committee rom 1943. He wa.s elected mayor of the city of 35.WX) on April 3, 1945. The city has a non-partisan com- mission form of government, and Mayor Bell now is serving a two- year term. His campaign platform called attention to the need for more adequate recieatlonal facili- ties for the young people of the community. Although he didn't ex- pect to be elected, he was chosen mayor by a considerable majority. The community is an agricultural one with large wheat farms and tall World War I engulfed Europe, enemy lines his invention Hritish-de.siRned Bombing raids by airplanes were captured. by the carried out Belgium in igan when i bricks on I rifles and ;the air. Roland _....._. _____ 'air fighter, in 1915 invented the gave the German air force n definite (Tomorrow: Aeross the Atlantic.) DoMivviUuvd Vs.iciu'.ster public schools until 102U famous American when he left for iho west. the oflU-e of civilian defense for the elevators attracting the at- tention of visitors. The city recently voted, at a special election called by Mayor Ball for a mill Increase hi taxes in 'order to pay for a pro- gram of supervised playgrounds. Both the Mayor and his- wife, former Mae Woods of Surrey, Eng- land. have been active in young people's work in the community since they moved there. Mrs. Bell is leader of two Girl Scout troops and both Mayor and Mrs. Bell are mem- bers of the Hutchlnsou Girt Scout Council. AVC MEETS WEDNESDAY A discussion on "Can We Prevent Jfuture will be held at 8.30 ji m., Wednesday in the YMCA un- ler the sponsorship of Chester Chap- ter 1, American Veterans Committee. Harry Hyde, Jr., a Drexel Hill pub- lisher, will lead the discussion. Serv- icemen and veterans are welcome. Quicky Relieves Distress of Head Colds A little Va-tro-nol up each nostril promptly relieves snlffiy, stuffy distress of head colds- makes breathing easier. Also helps prevent many colds from developing if used in time. Try it! You'll like Itl Follow directions In package. VICKS VA TRO NOL Tramps, gunners, sailors, football jiayers, Spanish senoritas, snd many attended the Hallowe'en party of the Ladies' Community Club last evening, at the firehouse. The place vas very attractively decorated in the appropriate colors, with corn- stalks, lanterns, etc., to lend a very festive note to the place. A march around the room to music played by Mrs. George Cooper, gave the "judges an opportunity to select, the winners. They were pret- tiest, Mrs. George Grant; funniest, Mrs. Thomas Leonard, and II NIGHT' AT UPLAND CHURCH Mrs. George Numerous Tindall. games were played The Women's Union of the Upland Baptist Church will hold "B. I. Night" this evening at 7.45 in the chapel. Mrs. Helen Hunt, of Ches- er, a student at the Baptist In- stitute, and an accomplished musi- which created a great deal of hilar- ity, following which the committee served refreshments. Those on '.he committee were the members of the Roland-B.eechwood roads group with Mrs. Teague as chairman. Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Hansen and son Andreas and daughter Shirley, of Oxford, visited Mrs. Hansen's par- ents. Mr. and Mrs Edward Neidt. ol 124 East Chelten road on Sunday Mrs- L. Aiken, of Ardmore, was also a guest. Upland: Corresponaent, William mil, 228 Klghlh Street. Telephone, Chester 2-2K6. Fellman RJid Upland Baptist Church attended old McCabe, Bobby the Institute Day program at Fraim." Baptist institute. Philadelphia, on reel' Saturday: Mrs. Allen Price, Mr.s.iiefl njght for Toledo, Ohio, to Fred Coe, Mrs. NorrLs Rodenbaugh.l Join Mr. Smith, who was transferred Mrs. CuriLs N. Hall, Mrs. Raymond there recently by his employers Lord, Mrs. Marian Simpers. Mrs. J. Hopkins Crothers. Mrs. Robert Olive Hunter. Jean Graden. Virginia! Sherman, Mrs. Albert DufTey, Mrs. Florence Meizger, and Mrs. A. Fos- ter Williamson and daughters, Con- nie and Carol. Charles Graden, of 212 Ninth .street, entertained nt a Hallowe'en party on Friday evening when his guests were Doris Blizzard. Lela clan, will be present. Men, as well Mary Redman, Marian women ,are cordially invited to be Parkes. Agnes Conner, Dolores Cut- present. ler. Mary Ellen Snavely, Mavlene The First Quarterly Conference! Brooks, Gladys Mayo, Peggy Mayo, at the Upland Methodist Church, will Lois Fellmnn. Jack Phillips, George FITTED TO WINDOW HBSOLUTELt WIND AND STORM TIGHT FRT LINED TO PREVENT VIBRATION 100% ALUMINUM FRAMES. EVEN TO RIVETS SAFETY CLAMP PREVENTS RATTLING WHEN WINDOW IS OPEN FOR VENTILATIOM FASTENED VENTItATION ADJUSTER DRAINAGE CHANNELS KEEPING GOLD WEATHER OUT SAVES FUEL! THESE ALL-ALUMINUM COMBINATION SASH Are- practically TAILOR-MADE to give an air-tight fit at each individual opening. Aluminum will not. rusi. rot, or burn. Upkeep. and good looking. Tough. Light, Easy to Handle. Opening adjustable to any height. Tney're FITTED and remain AIR TIGHT and storm proof! Your storm sash problems are solved FOREVER. At change of season you simply lift out one section and insert another. FINANCING ARRANGED Phone Sharon Hill 2323 for Free Estimate ALL SIZES OF WOOD-FRAME STORM SASH NOW AVAILABLE JOSEPH M.BON SAIL1 OAK LANE AT B. O. RAILROAD-CL.ENOi.DtN fer btAttt 1927 be held immediately at the close of mid-week prayer service Wednesday night. Dr. Leon T. Moore, District Superintendent, be in charge. The entertainment committee of the Upland Fire Company No. 1, will meet tonight at 7 o'clock in the firehouse. The Upland Civic Committee, Inc., Is sponsoring a motion picture show, "The Count, of Monte to- night at 7.30. in the clubhouse. The Upland New Century Club is sponsoring a Book Review, "This Side of to be presented by Mrs. Bruce Whitlock, Thursday, sat 2 p. m., in the Mission room, i Sixth and Main'streets. The Naomi Bible class of the Up- land Baptist Sunday school will hold their monthly meeting on Wednes- day' at 7.30 p. m., in the Mission room. The Friendly Class of the Upland Methodist Sunday school will meet tonight at the home of Mrs. William Kerr, 911 Mulberry street. Mrs. Robert Baxter, captain, and Mrs. Herbert Newlin, co-captain of the Upland team in the Community Fund drive, wish to thank the resi- dents of the borough who contributed j so generously, also to publicly ex- press their appreciation for the work and effort put forth b ythe volun- teer workers who helped Upland go over its quota. The members of the team were Mrs. F. Burk. Mrs. Frank Coe, Mrs. A. Brogan, Mrs. H. Hamilton, Mrs. J. Bonsall, Mrs. D. Houser, Mrs. F. X. Curry. Mrs. S. Kernstein, Mrs. G. Wilkfnson and Mrs. H. W. Tay- lor. The following members of the Among Our Colored Citizens By MRS. HELEN M. HUNT 403 East Seventeenth Telephone 6959 The "Food for Fun" expansion nutrition course, sponsored by the i will be conducted this evening, at I nutrition unit of the local Red Crass 1 Lamokin Village Center, in the third of the 12-week course, which is not limited to women of Lamokin J i Village, alone, but to all persons More than 35 persons wrote in re- questing this course; to date not more than nine have been able to be mustered together for a class. Much effort has been put forth by the Red Cross to bring this splen- did opportunity of food evaluation to the public. The purpose of the t I i course is to help mothers solve food i I j problems of today, due to scarcity I and high costs; to aid them in the ['planning of nourishing meals, so vital where there are little children and to help promote economy in j knowing what foods contain the highest nutrition value. The course is free and all persons interested are urgently requested to take advantage of this unusual I opportunity. Mrs. Marian Gove is [instructor; Mrs J Wesley Jones is I chairman of nutrition. I Swimming classes are open at the [YWCA. Seventh and Sproul streets. [All who are interested arc requested to register at once, in order to get I full benefit of the courses. .Adult swimming classes are conducted on Wednesday evenings; junior classes are conducted on Thursday after- noons. Medical cards are good for a year, and full credit will be given for any unused date. These cards and further information may be ob- i tained from the desk, in first floor (lobby I The Great White Tnrone pageant, [of Welsh Street Union Church, will 'be presented at the church this eve- Inmg. as part, of the one-hundred-; jsevcntpenth anniversary celebration; of the church, now being observed. Rachel Loper is promoter of this [evening's affair. Leslie E. Reading is khairman of the anniversary. Ros- jetta Dickerson is secretary; the Rev. i D. E. Hackett is pastor. j The Rev. and Mrs. Noah W. Moore, [Jr.. the pastor, his wife and familv, jof St. Daniel's Methodist Church, I will be honored at a reception given ifor them by the Choral Society, at the church. Thursday evening. liam Holland is president: Mrs- Alice "Sammons and Mrs. Margaret kins are co-chairmen. A card tournament will be spon- sored by the Jolllv Twelve Social iClub, of this city, 'at Robert Wade I Neighborhood House. 243 Market jstreet, Friday evening, beginning at J3.30. The prizes will be awarded. Ethel Young is president; Mildred Davis Is chairman. Tne Good Samaritan Club, of North Chester, entertained at a i birthday party, Saturday, in honor I of its president. William Walker, at] ithe home of Mr. and Mrs. Preston Johnson. 425 East Seventeenth street. Guests included the Rev. A. F. pastor of St. John's AUMP Church; Mrs. Dorothy Murphy, J.Irs. Elizabeth Jones. James Mrs. Margaret David. Mrs. Esther iDean, Mrs. Bertha V. Temple. Edna Pliimmer, Thelma Rich, Preston Johnson and Mary Ann Johnson. Rostron, Bobby Coe, Billy Warwick Leech, .lames Houser, Dewccs. Bobby Bartholf, Roland Davis. Don- Miss nr Tenth and over 'the' w Send SCHOOL DISTRICTS GET STATE FUNDS Payment of to two fourth class school districts in Dela- ware County was approved by the slate auditor general lodiiy. Mnrple Township will receive 355.93, and Newtown Township will receive from appropriations authorized by the Legislature for the support of public schools. Times Classified Ads Protection from worry. If family emer- gencies have put you behind financially, it may be a loan with monthly repayment will solve the problem. Come in and discuss it with us. NATIONAL CHESTER PA. COR FIFTH AND MARKET STREETS bright colours lor bright JUNIORS! MEN'S and WOMEN'S BEAUTIFUL WRIST Watches B, II. Kramer, 507 MARKET ST. Open Friday till 9 P.M. 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