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CENTRAL POINT AMERICAN
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CENTRAL 1*01 N T, OKKOON. THURSDAY, MAY IH, !» ;» »
K ing’s Messengers
By the Editor
Well, the much advertised Catfish
Derby is over and to Judge from
what we hear there must have been
some skullduggery put over by the
winner of the grand prize. If they
had been satisfied with a reasonable
number of fish brought In they
might have gotten away with it, but
53 was altogether too many. Some
have the strong belief that the win
ners must have had a lot of those
fish hidden in their pants legs or
some such place.
Anyway we are
going to take all fish stories eman
ating from Giants Pass with a bit of
doubt In the future.
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We just sat down to pound out
something for this darned column
when that old fire bell siartled us
so we forgot what we had intended
to write about. And it's tunny how
the thought that in a few minutes
the water was going to be shut off
made us awful thirsty. Hope those
fellers get those blamed gates fixed
soon so we won’t be bothered so
But at that we know they
are doing the very best they can
and our town will be lots better off
when they do get done.
If you were unfortunate enough
to miss the play given by the Key-
i tuiie class last .Monday .evening we
leei sorry tor you, for it was one ot
tile best comedies we have seen for
a long timé. Naturally, we are not
going to set ourselves up us drama
tic m a c s and mention which player
we think handled his or her part
But we did get an awful
"kick ' out of that snobbish young
society lauy and her strut tor what-
e v e i).
(And more of a kick to
watch her husbaud after she had
mauf one of her exits.)
young lovers were good ana the ah-
seui-miiiued scientist and in tact, all
were good and here s hopin' they put
on another such play soon,
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Mrs. Fred Coffman (nee Arlene
Inniann) was the recipient of many
lovely and useful gift* at a miscel
laneous shower given her by friends
and classmates on Saturday, May
13, at the home of her mother, Mrs
P. A. Tracy.
The enjoyable affair
was planned by Miss Kuby Webster
and Mrs. Ernestine Charley as a
surprise to Mrs. Coffman, who lives
at Klamath Falls.
Well, to get her over here was a
problem, so they telephoned her hus
band at Fluhrer’s bakery, but the
young lady knew something was In
the air— a charivari, illness, a show
er, or what not— but even so they
put it over very nicely.
A big white cake with miniature
brlde and groom amidst pink roses
was the table centerpiece, on each
side was a crystal candleabrum hold
ing pink candles.
was presented with a corsage of Ce
cil Brunner rose buds. Pink roses
were used In vases throughout the
the central theme of amusement.
The bride cut the cake, which wa.-
served with strawberry ice cream
and fruit punch.
Misses A v y s A y e r s. Ruby
Hedgpeth, Nellie Grissom, Marjorie
and Elizabeth Davis, and Letha Vin
Also Meadam.es Edyth Roh
nert. Ruth Clark, Denver Davis, Lo
Nan Tharp, Lulu
Thurston, P. A. Tracy, Linn Taylor
Arthur Webster, Dorothy Williams
and Marjorie Yost.
Miss Webster and Mrs. Charley,
hostesses, were assisted about the
rooms by Mrs. Tracv and Mr*. Web
The Ladies Berean Class enter
tained The Kings Messengers class
The play given by the members
Thursday afternoon In the basement
of the church. The room was beau of the Keystone class of the Church
tifully decorated with large bowls of Christ, entitled "T h e Absent-
minded Professor", at the high
of roses and candles.
school auditorium Monday evening
The party was given In the form was much enjoyed by the large and
of a home party. Each lady was re enthusiastic audience.
quested to wear a print house dress. was given for the purpose of raising
Mrs. Bessie Williams, president, a fund to purchase new song books
presided over the meeting. Program for the church. About $35.00 was
was as follows:
taken in through the sale of tickets
“ How a Home
Is j for the play.
Started.’’ — Mrs. Nichols;
Following Is the cast of charact
Home Should Be.” — Mrs. Leonard. ers:
Uncle Barney, the Absent-minded
“ A Small Boy’s Version of a Home.”
i Professor, Milton Huston;
— Mrs. Minnick.
Song: “ My Mother'» Prayer."— Jessica, Lysle Gregory;
I Virginia Bohnert; Sharon, Marjorie
Readings. "What A Home Should 'Y ost; Joan, Ruth Hover: Joe Wat
son, Carl Hover; Dave Carter, Rol
Have.” — Mrs. Gebhard; “ How It
and Hover; Miss Melvina, Alta Kel-
j Seems To Be The Head of a Home."
; ly; Esmerelda, Ina Adams; Mr.
— Mrs. Jewett.
Butler, Ernest Kelly.
Mrs. Grimes and Mrs. Davis sang
The play was a three-act comedy
“ My Baby'8 Blowing Sweet Kisses." j and the parts were sol well handled
Devotional» were given by Mrs. that the audience » ' » » kept In con-
| vnlsions of laughter from start to
Tea cakes In the form of May Bas finish. It was given under direction
kets, ice cream and punch were 1 of Mrs. kMith Bohnert. There Is
served to fifty five ladies and 14 some talk of giving the play again
in Sams Valley In the near future.
Every one pronounced the occa
sion a very profitable afternoon of
Local M an Makes
fellowship and fun.
Good as Salesman
NUMBER « a
Meeting Held to
A id Cub Activities
A meeting was held at the home
01 feveieu raoer on \x edueauay
tieuiug, . ohv 1 1 , to reorganize the
tun pioai.,.. for this community
<iuu select leauers and conuniltee-
uieu ior the coming year. The meet-
tug was pieoiued over by Mr. Irving
oe«v>ie>, local Scout Executive aud
was attended oy H. ti- Ganuee, C. W.
Aouoit, Uoiuud Hover, Mrs. John
iiuiuiei, . h i s . K. H. Langston, Mrs.
Geo. E. Reynolds, Mrs. ltoy Kelly
aua .ur. anu Mrs. Everett tuber.
.ur. Beesicy explained the Cub
ptogiam ana how it should be cur-
rieu on and stressed the point that
cuos snoum not oe teimeu as Cub
ocuuts since uiey have a definite
piofciam 01 their own and are con-
uecteu with me scouts only in that
it prepares tnem to be aole, when
me/ loach me uge limit of 12 years,
to step into me scout ranks aud have
souie ,llt*a of what is expected of
ine following committeemen and
| lauies were appointed at the rneet-
: ins; cAcrett raoer, committeeman
,>u. 1 and cnairuiaii of the commit
tee, mu Aouoit, committeeman No.
., vice-cduii man aim publicity man.
jonn iiouner, committeeman No. 4.
achievement man and Ronald H.
Gundee, coin mil tee man No. 5 , cou-
a ia man. 'm e selection of commit
teeman No. 3, who will be the fin
ance man was not definitely decid-
eu upon. Roland Hover will be
Cuhuiastcr and Mrs. Langston, Mrs.
und Mrs. Reynolds were
selected to work jointly us Den
Mothers’’ for Den 2
Cuiis comprise the group of boys
between the ages of !l to 12 and lays
a good foundation for preparing a
boy to be honest, thrifty, trust wor-
tny and a better citizen.
parents wishing to enroll their
son in the Cubs will please see Mr.
Gandee at the school for enrollment
ti.anks and Cub IntormutIon
SERVICE TO BE
Baccalaureate services in honor
of the clas8 of 1939 will be held In
the Federated Church ou Sunday
evening at 8 o'clock.
Special music will be furnished
bv the High School chorus und'jr
the direction of Mr. Harry Meyers.
Miss Ruby Webster will be the ac
companist. The following selections
will be brought by the chorus:
Hymn to the Night” , Nobel Cain;
"Father to Thee We Pray” , Gounod.
Rev. Stanley G. Parrish will bring
the sermon of the evening ou the
subject "Building Foundations” .
Members of this years class In
clude Lucile IlrenneBholtz, Maxlno
Brown, Raymond Childress, Gordon
Conrad, Leonard Coplnger, Marjorie
Dodson, Margaret Dow, Barbara
Flelsher, Mary Lou Gerber, Norman
Hansen, Letha He&aelgrave, Bob
Hoagluud, Clarence Hollingsworth,
Frances Homer, Wanda Hood, Ivy
Bill Lees, Clyde Lees,
Howard Long, Bob Palmer, Ernest
Pinkham, Durward Porter, Arlene
Scott, Evelyn Stanley, Marlon Stray-
er, Lent ha Vincent, Norma Jean
Wertz, June Wald# Helen JiV right,
and Loyce Wright.
Mr. Scott Darby, who recently
joined the Cooksey staff. Is being
congratulated by his many friends
Senior Class Day
making such a good showing In
Carpenter Home j on
such a short time In his new posi
tion. Mr. Cooksey is also to be con
gratulated on adding a man of Mr.
The senior class day exercises will
The public la Invited to an out Darby's ability to his staff. Mr.
be held Tuesday nfternoon in the
standing social event on Sunday,
high school auditorium.
•U8y 2 1st in the gardens of Mr. and 1902 and also lived on every rural
At this time winners of the boys'
Mrs. A. S. V. Carpenter on the Old route out of Medford and now lives
and girls' citizenship awards will be
¡■tage Road. The Medford Unit of on the Central Point route. His
announced. The honor Cup will also
the American Legion Auxiliary has sales ability has been proved by the
been favored with this privilege and way he Put over his Invention for
The last Issue of the Central
a moat enjoyable garden party 1« an
Pointer this year will be distributed,
ticipated. The spacious gardens will
And J. J. Swain W ed and. In all probability, the senior
We want to congratulate the Jack-
be open to the public and a person union. He reports that he never en
annuals will be ready for delivery
sou couuiy cnamoer of Commerce
ally conducted tour of the gardens joyed any thing like he does the
.Married at the Fourth Presbyter to the subscribers on that day.
on lucir lar-sighieuness in putting
win be a feature of the afternoon. Hudson. Being thoroughly sold on
Frelnds and alumni are welcome
Mrs. Buckles and Mr. and Mrs The lovely gardens of Topsides need the car himself having driven one ian church, Chicago, in Ihe wedding
up metr new lourist
to attend the class day program.
t.uic.iu on me oid school grounds Lees received word that their *0118 no Introduction to the people of for the last two years, he enters , cUapei on April 29, Miss Mildred
ac i oí. s trim toe Nat building in were In San Diego,
Southern Oregon as their beauty Is heartily Into the work. Also having Berger and Mr. J. J. Swain. The
l nis is a move in the the boys will soon be
well known to all members of the established a record of reliability in parly was attended by Rev. and Mrs New Cars Enter
The old cnamber visit at least.
I his long residence here Is a big help ! McC’ ue, (Mrs. McCue Is a sister of
Garden Club of Medford.
I Ihe oiidei. and friends of the groom,
buimiug was never intended for such
Next Auto Race
The hours of 2 to 5:30 Sunday In his new work.
use. lig location is aoout as oad as
Mr. und Mrs. F3
Hudson has made a sensational Mr. and Mrs. Tricher,
afternoon May 21st have been select
is well known here being a daughter
coil'd be iouud. There never is a son from near Rlverai
With several more vehicles al
ed and refreshments will be served gain In sales this year, according to of Mrs. K. E. Scott and hus many
chance to park within a tnil0 of the visiting his parentat j,
ready signed up and more in sight.
during the entire t'.m. A most out
place— and tourists aren t going to
standing program has been prepared the information that Hudson has
Promoter Jim Dally states that next
Mr. and Mrs. Olaf T>BolWof^Firt- bythe chairman, Mrs. Ray Wright, jumped up to eighth place in nation
hunt alt over creation and part of
Sunday’s stock car races at the
fo r k State to tlnd answers to ques land stopped on th<*ir way to Los and feature numbers will be present al sales. They were formerly in Many Plan to Enter
Rogue Valley speedway will be oven
tions tney may want answered. The Angeles Sunday for a visit with Mr. ed at stated periods during the Sil eleventh place.
more thrilling and sensational than
Mrs. Tom Pankey.
only tault wo have to find Is that Olson’s sister,
Summer Music School those of last week. There will be
they diun t give us the Job of sit M'r. Olson is on his way to attend a
several more makes of car* repre
ting in that new building and tell
This summer the Central Point sented than before. Including some
public schools offer a special opport which tried for honors at the track
ing to.ks of the myriad of interest He is a dispatcher for the S. P. His
Topsides, the estate of Mr. and Mrs.
ing places to go In this county. That brother, A. P. Olson, also of Port
unity to all pupil who wish to start Sunday.
b e YOURSELF.
Ape no great on a band or orchestra instrument.
would just have fitted our lazy old land. stopped here for a visit Thurs
The track Is being smoothed out
ness. Be willing to pass for what Beginning classes will be held one
day ovening, continuing on to San
to enable the niachlues to make
you are. a good farthing is better uay each week for six weeks In the
Francisco last Wednesday morning. ville.
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better time and cause less damage
I than a bad sovereign.— 8. Coley.
high school band room, directed by Slid there will be two new entrances
Here we had an idea It couldn't
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Chapman from I
Mr. Mathes enjoyed new potatooes
I Mr. Harry Meyers.
to the speedway, thus eliminating
rain any more in this man’s town, out of his garden for dinner Mon San Francisco were recent guests of
There is no better time than
I The county directory man called
so we havn t paid any attention as day.
During their stay at the Gleason barber shop and ask i nummer to begin the study of a the jam of cars and the long wait
to get over a one-way bridge. Mr.
to where and when we went without
here they made a trip to Prospect, ed for his shop number.
Which musical Instrument. Children have Dally also states that other plans
waterproof clothing. But last night
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Middleton Butte Falls and Ashland. While in made Mr. Gleason scratch his head. plenty of time ( o practice and more are being perfected to smooth out
e got caught and soaked to the hide.
Ashland they discovered that Mr.
indicldual attention can be given details of the races and save long
And cold— gosh, we ha«u't got warm and Theron, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Chapman's daughter was In Pros Now bright, new “ No. 227" adorns
waits. Soft drinks, candy and sand
yet. And we hadn’t been doing any Yost and Don Stanley were dinner pect go they returned to Prospect the braber shop while 225 shines as
It Is a known fact that boys and wiches will also be available.
guests at the Edward Jones home
brightly on the beanty salon.
for Mother's Day.
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man is in the government employ
Be charitable. Our mistakes are as rapidly during the summer
Mrs. Anna Owing and» daughter,
The writer has been telling folks
Mr. and Mrs. Roger Yost attend and lias been ordered to Rhode Is down In black and white for every months as they do in the regular
he was a son of a pioneer and of ed K. P. lodge at Grants Pass Tues land, where his wife and daughter one to see. Maybe a few people may school year. Pupils beginning In Mrs. LaCasse, grand-daughter Dor
hig experiences as a boy. And wasn't day evening.
will join him as soon at school Is miss some of yours.
June will probably be ready to en- othy, Mr. and Mrs. Uodenstab snd
our face red last Sunday evening
' ter the Band at the beginlng of the children, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Mil,
ton; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cox, Dolores
Mrs. DeVine and Mrs. Lampman next school year.
when the lights went off and we
The Golden Link class met at the
and Jackie; Mr. and Mrs. W ill Mil
stayed away from church where we home of Mrs. Conger Friday after
Be sure and take advantage of exchanging puddings— neither
ton; Mr. and Mrs. W ill Beck; Mr.
had promised to sing Mother's fav noon with about 1» present. Mrs. Shults Bros.
ad this week— It is knowing the other had made one.
and Mrs. Albert Dennis, all gathered
orite hymn, only to hear later in the Spencer had charge of the lesson. worth $5 00 to you.
The little Myers hoy scheming
at the MIRon home in Rogue River
evening that the rest of the congre
Guessing games were played and
around to get money of his own to
Passes, A ged 90 Sunday in honor of their mother,
gation had played up to tradition Other clever amusements prepared
Son born— Word was received to buy a Mother's Day gift for bis
Mrs. Milton, who Is 84 years old.
and had held their service by can by Mrs. Dora Jones were enjoyed.
day of the birth of a son to Mr. and mother.
George Hitzler received the sad Mrs. Milton received many nice gifts
dle-light. Our son sure had the Delicious refreshments were served
Mrs. Lester Gilman of the Gilman
! news of Ihe death of his brother, and they all enjoyed a big dinner.
laugh on the old man, he having by Mrs. Spencer and Mrs. Conger.,
Dairy, in St. Vincent's hospital In
W’ entlng Hllkey resplendent In a | Cornelius Hitzler In Forest Grove
milked fittten cows by hand when
Portuand, on May 8th. The baby new sweater on which a huge ; early Saturday morning at the age
the power for the mllklug machine
The Missionary Circle of
the weighed eight pounds and two ounc maroon and blue letter “ C” Is of 90. Mr. Hitzler had lived lu
went off and rushing to town to at
es at birth.
He has been named mounted.
Medford for n number of years
tend the service, without supper, to Christian church will meet with Mrs.
where he leaves many friends.
hear Dad's song, only to find the old Lettle Gregory next Friday after
Mrs. Adams gleeful over the suc
Mr. Hitzler had been a member
man had gone soft and stayed at noon. Mrs. Drummond will address
CHURCH t’ F CHRIST
cess of ’’The Absent Minded Profes
the Masonic order (or 50 years
sor." and looking right pretty with
Clifton A. Phillips. Minuter
and a member of the Odd Follows
Scouts attended the outdoor tea giv ' her hair up In cute little curls.
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Bible School 10:00 A M . Roland
for more than Co years. The body
The Navy Mothers club served en by the Girl Scouts at the home of
It does beat all how easily we ac lunch at the airport Wednesday at
Miss Lysle Gregory
Mrs Ted Hill There was a short
Skipper Smith going home, on the arrived In Medford Sunday.
quire new habits. Time was no one noon to 51 Navy fliers, who were
He leases one son, John Hitzler, Primary Supt.
.program with a playette entitled day of the catfish derby, wet to the !
thought a thing about using kero flying north to meet their ship, the
At the Morning Worship 11:00
The Making of the
Scout hide and Hal Jewett and Jim Pierce of Medford and two brothers, Edwin
sene lamps for church lighting. Do Saratoga at Bremerton.
This was Laws".
Two Girl Scouts were In i trembling visibly at the very men Hitzler of. Medford and George of A M We will celebrate Pentecost or
you remember the old bracket lamps certainly a fine bunch of fellows and vested at the tea. They were Phyllis
The Organization of The Church.
I Central Point,
which hang from the window cas- j they all expressed their pleasure at Furry and Gwendolyn Wright. The tion of Skip's name? ? ?
Funeral service» were held at thu Sermon Subject "The Church and
ings, and which furnished all
j having a lunch that seemed so much table decorations were arranged by
forgetting all ' Conger chapel at 2 p.m. Tuesday What It Means To Me." Special
light available for evening meet- ; like home. Dick Culbertson, broth Norrene Bohnert. The ladles were
game, 1 with Rev. Joseph Knotts officiât- > Chorus liy the Choir.
Ings? And how pleased we were er of Tommy Culbertson, manger of j
Interment In the I.O.O.F. I Christian Endeavor 5:30 P.M.
served punch and sandwiches and dashing out to gather up his team In*.
when the Hocehster lamps came Into I the airport, was among the hoys.
We will cooperate with the High
f all had a very enjoyable time.
. and bringing them back to whip the cemetery was conducted by the local
And we can even remember
School and The Federated Church
I sot off the visitor»—— which they Masonic lodge.
attending meetings where »he only
in the Ilaaralaumate Service which
Mrs. Ben Collins of Salem ts vis
Mr. and Mrs. Sanford J. Richard- did.
light came from honflre* In the iting her niece, Mrs. Clara Vincent. 1
Mr. and Mrs. Melford Hood have will be held In The Federated
But nowadays we think ft
Nelg Florry trying to charge ex moved near Gold Hill.
Church. Rev. Parrish speaking.
i son and Mrs. Nancy Wilson, mother
awful if the electric lights fall even
Prayer and Bible Study, Wednes
Jesse Ragsdale visited hie sister, and grandmother of Mr. Rlchard.;on, orbitant price» for a peek at the
for a few minutes.
day 7:43 P.M. Mrs. J. N. Cornutt
Mrs. Jim Brisco. Monday. Mrs Bris for Mother’s Day dinner, also Vir monstrous blister which he wore on
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will present a carefully prepare!
co is very sick
gil Neal of Klamath Falls, nephew ' his band while endeavoring to earn
We ll admit being pleased at the
his daily bread, falling to collect
lesson on ' Fulfillment of Prophesy”
'■onipllments heaped on us by onf
and the new classes on Bible Study
Mr. and Mr». Kd Davis, accom turned home with him for a week's anything and having to display the
first boss In Oregon, when » * panied by their daughter Loraine.
nhenome** free of charge, much to i C O M IN G E V E N T S j will be Introduced. The book* are
here for »he new study.
chanced to meet him out at the sir- visited their daughter
V« * * , « « »
port the other day. We little in Medford Tuesday evening. Old-
Paul J. Norcroaa and Mr McGee
Clyde Lees pitching such swell
thought in thoee days that we should time music and refreshments were
I'rtdzjr, May If»
THE FEDERATED CHURCH
of Los Angele* and Mr. and Mr*.- I games that even people who know
some day he following In his foot enjoyed.
Grange entertainment at Grat
steps In the weekly newspaper
hall, Friday evening.
Meld. The dear old gentleman was
Mr. and Mrs Joe Wright
Missionary Circle, Friday aft
Bible School— $ 45 a. m.
a power for good In the earlier days brother. John Wright, from Lons | snent Mother's Day with hi* mother. D izz y Dean
noon with Mrs Lettle Gregory.
Morning Worship— 11:00 a. m
Navy Mother» with
of Medford and was a strong believ lleaeh^ Calif . visited at the Russ | They plan to return home Sunday.
Mrs. J. It.
"They won them fair and square,”
er In clean Journalism. May his Moore home Sunday.
Christian Endeavor— 7:00 p. m
I decalred Mr Harrison when he wa« Leea, 2:30 pm
Sunday, May 21
shadow never grow less.
Wright vlaited his aister. Mrs. Coch
Mr. Jam»« Harrlaon and the | accused of pilfering the armload of
Evening Service— 8:00 p. m.
. speech class spent Sunday at Squaw | prettv ribbons that ht« track team
ran. who •» very ill.
Ladies' Bible Clasa— Tuesday at
\ l^ke. Some of the group fished and captrued at a recent meet— ft at 111 church. 8:00 p m
The Home Economic clnb pre-
8:30 p. m
Amer lean Legit»n Tei ». Carpenter
ram this coming Friday at the
Mr. and Mrs. A D. Slack are mov j a few braved the Icy water for a I looks like » lot of ribbons for a
Meeting — Wednesday at
»d 8:20 pm
’. range hall will constats of a ski* ing to Kerhjr. where Mr. Slack has swim. Those »»tending were Stan- | coach with hi* first team— but nice home nn Old Sta:
Mmifla)', THi-tMlay, Wnlncsday
i ley Jcne*.
Mario j going at tha*’ _______
>ut on by Mrs. Bertha Darseli. ’’ A work.
8:00 p. rn
I Gioune, Glenn park», Ronald Plnk-
3lay 22, 28. 21
lajor Operation.'• The Cast ts Mr.
Choir Praetic# — Wednaaday at
Darla. Norma bate.
Boh W»bb experiencing much
Crippled Children's Clinic, court-
F Vincent. Mesdames Bob Hague. | BORN— To Mr and Mr». Claud 1 h*m Betty
8 :1 « p. m.
Violet Thumler. Maxine Moore and difficulty In «leering an obatreper-
' ill Folev. Ethel Freeman. Elmer .
Haturday, May 27
Mr*. Clara Vincent has Heart hoapRal, May id, a girl weigh Wanda Fay Caasman. They return • on* motor boat and Don Patteraon
The baby ed aa far aa Mi Key bridge where I deriving much merriment from the
LadUs Mission ary Society will
Civic Club Luncheon, library.
harge of home values and Mrs Will ing aix pond*. 14 nance«
thee y e n the evening
‘ «It uat ton
ha» been n«m*d Jan* EH*
1 1 3 « to 1 3 «
meet Thursdav afternoon.
’ oley has charge of bette sofetv
To Give Tea A t
S o w h a t? -