The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 52, No. 89, Ed. 1 Friday, June 11, 1943 Page: 3 of 6
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Friday, June .11,1943
El Reno (Okla.) Daily Tribune
F. and N. Club
Enjoys Luncheon j
Mrs. Eldon Royse, northwest of.
El Reno, entertained members and
guests of the P. and N. club Thurs- i
day at an all-day meeting.
A covered dish luncheon was
served at 'oon and the diversion
for the day was quilting.
Three special guests at the meet-
ing, mothers of members, were
Mrs. O. F. Stafford, Mrs. M. J. |
Cordray of Helena and Mrs. Tom
Additional guests were Mrs. M.
E. Branson. Mrs. Robert Ellison, j
Mrs. Emery Austin, Mrs. Alan !
Loganbill, Mrs. Melvin Harmon,
Mrs. Everett Meade, Mrs. W. A. I
Delbeck, Miss Luella Palmer and |
Mrs. Ralph Heltzman.
Order of Eastern Star. Social and
business meeting In Masonic tem-
Altruistic class of the First Meth-
odist church. Hosts at a pot luck
dinner In the church basement, Mr.
I and Mrs. J. W Myers, Mr. and Mrs.
jj. W. McKinster.
B. E. C. club. Hostess. Mrs. Ray
McCormack. 517 North Evans ave-
Needlecraft club. Hostess. Mrs.
Dewey Carroll, 133 North Donald
MARGARET ANNA WATKINS
IS JUNE BRIDE
. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Watkins. 216
Election of officers was conduct- North O avenue, have announced
ed during the business session, the marriage of their daughter, Miss
They are Mrs. Royse, president; i Margaret Anna, to Charles Robert
Mrs. O. S. Palmer, vice president;
Mrs. Wilson Senn, secretary; Mrs.
Bert Skinner, treasurer; Mrs. Clif-
ford Palmer, song leader; Mrs. Ray
Moore, Mrs. O. S. Palmer and Mrs
Adolph Griesel, members of the
Members present were Mrs. Mary
Russell, son of Mrs. W. V. Russell,
810 South Williams avenue.
Vows were read at 8:30 p m.
June 8 in the home of Rev. and Mrs.
C. C. West, west of El Reno, with
Rev. West, pastor of the Olivet Na-
zarene church, officiating.
The bride wore a navy blue street-
Virginia Dove Pupils
Are Being Presented
Second edition of the annual
recital of the Virginia Dove school
of the Dance will be presented at
8:15 p. m. tonight in the high-
Included In the program will be
“Keep 'em Flying," "Hawaiian
Dancers," "Stepping Out,” with
the small boys and girls taking
part, a Dutch dance, a Russian
dance, "Black Magic" and social
dancing by the Junior ballroom
Students who will appear in the
program tonight are Ann Borders,
Oloria Botts, Betty Jean Bogan,
Anabel Lee Biggert, Sharon Elaine
Bkandics, Carolyn Coan, Janet
Chappell, Opal Chappell. Martha pyps wild
WOMEN WONT TALK
BY RENE RYERSON MART .IffSB&.'Sa
THE STORY: Derek Grady has
been found murdered on the
grounds of Kralktower. The po-
lice recognize him as a man
wanted for kidnaping. Marthe
Kraik admits he was the grand-
son of her housekeeper, Margaret
Grady, but says nothing about the
attempted elopement years ago of
Derek and her granddaughter,
Kathy. She derides to ask Clint
Mattison, mystery story writer, to
help solve the crime. On her way
to his cottage, alone at night,
something suddenly looms up in
* * *
that. It was so obviously the ex-
| planatlon of Derek's being at
1 Kraiktower. If I hadn't been so
concerned about that old afralr be-
tween him and Kathy. . . .
* o *
Mattison went on talking.
“The police haa it all doped out
yesterday. You see, they knew
that yiis Grady was In with a Chi-
cago gang on a kidnaping. But
| he got cold feet and welched on his
pals. The police thought one of the
gang had trailed him here and
killed him in revenge."
I nodded excitedly.
Gall Chapman, Donna Kay Clark,
Patsy Crawford, Jeanette Craw-
ford, LeReta Daydreon Clark.
Anne Cronin, Jeann Durham,
Davella Dec Dorland, Warren
Draper, Lonnie Draper, Phyllis Gail
Dresser, Mary Ann Eischen, Lilia
Beth Fisher, Lou Ann Fisher,
Hamby, Bobby Slocuml^Mike Me- *aK, P‘led untidily with papers and
Cordray. Mrs. O. S Palmer, Mrs. length dress with navy blue ac-
Conrad Fox, Mrs. Skinner, Mrs. cessorles. For something borrowed
Frank Spelling, Mrs. A L. Clovis,
Mrs. Senn, Mrs. Moore, Mrs. Clif-
ford Palmer. Mrs. Griesel and
Mrs Nellie McKinster.
Hostess on July 22 will be Mrs
Clovis, northwest of El Reno.
* * *
R. I. 8. CLUB MEETS '
WITH MRS. RICHARDSON
R I. 8 club met on the after- ,
noon of June 8 in the home of1
she wore a sweetheart bracelet be-
longing to Miss Mary Ann O'Keef
and for something old she wore a
brooch worn by the bridegroom's
great grandmother at her wedding.
Miss Jean Watkins, sister of the
bride, who served as maid of honor,
was attired in a two-piece light blue
suit with turf tan accessories.
Jack Lyle of Oklahoma City ser-
ved as best man.
Mrs. Russell attended El Reno
Mrs. Glen Richardson. 400 North schools. She plans to discontinue
Barker avenue. her duties with the Douglas air-
Guests were Mrs. Walter Haynes, craft company In Oklahoma City
Mrs. Ivan Kullmann and Mrs. 111 the near future.
Mr. Russell was graduated from
Mrs. Leach scored high at bridge Hinton highschool In 1942. He
for the guests while for the mem-
bers Mrs. Pete Gerber scored high,
Mrs. Charles Tye scored second
and Mrs. J. Y. Morris was low
Members attending were Mrs. \
Tye, Mrs. Gerber, Mrs. Morris and ]
Mrs. R. M. Brown.
On June 23. the group will meet
with Mrs. Tye, 239 North L ave-
* * *
HAVE BUSINESS SESSION
Members of the Royal Neighbors
of America met Thursday after-
noon In the I.O.O.F. hall
Mrs. J. L. Mitchell presided over
the routine business meeting in
the absence of the oracle.
Present were Mrs. Mitchell, Mrs.
Nell Curry, Mrs. Emma Floyd,
Mrs. C. H. Williams. Mrs. W. L.
Bradly, Mrs. Maude Parrish, Mrs.
Walter Dyer, Mrs. W. A. Hall.
Mrs. A. G. Burger, Mrs. E. V.
Andrews, Mrs. E. E. Fox and Mrs.
L. E. Day.
Next regular meeting will be
on June 24 in the I. O. O. F.
* * *
COUPLE HONORED IN
Mrs. c. M Lorenzen and daugh-
ter, Miss Helen Mae, entertained
at a 7 o'clock dinner in their
home southwest of El Reno Thurs-
day evening honoring Sergeant and
Mrs. J. H. Buckley of Chattanooga,
Tenn., who are spending a few
days with relatives and friends
Guests were Sergeant, and Mrs.
Buckley, Miss Irene Smith of
Oakland. Calif., Mr. and Mrs. R.
E. Frid and son, Kendon, and Mr.
employed at Fort Reno at the pres-
Attending the wedding were Pri-
vate Buddy Russell of the Enid
army flying school. Miss Lottie
Russell. Miss Maxine Moore, Misses
Mary Ann and Rosie O'Keef and
Miss Nora Mae Vlan.
How Can I?
Q. How can I keep a clothes-
line from stretching?
A. Boil the new clothesline be-
fore using. It will make it last
longer and prevent it from stretch-
Q How can I avoid having dirt
and grease grind into the hands
when polishing the stove?
A. If a paper bag is slipped
over the hand before polishing
i the stove it will be a great pro-
tection to the skin.
Q. How can I make a tough
A. If one suspects the fowl of
being tough add a pinch of baking
soda to the water when cooking It.
Curtain. Gail McCurtain, Mary
Ann Funk. Patsy Loosen, Francis
Kim Schafer, Mary
"But they had it doped wrong.”
FICTION DETECTIVE Mattison went on. "That deputy
CHAPTER IX 1 Just told me over the phone that
I must have given Clint Mattison they've had word from the Chl-
thc shock of his life running in that cago police. They’ve rounded up
way with my hair flying and my every member of the gang that
pulled the kidnaping and not one
of them could have been within
two hundred miles of this place
when Grady was killed.”
So we were back at the begin-
I got stiffly to my feet. "Would
you mind coming back to the house
Clint Mattison walked silently be-
side me. His hand was firm be-
neath my arm and his voice gentle
when he told me to take care not
to slip on the stepping stones as
we crossed the creek. I lifted the
skirt of my long black dinner dress
above the dew wet grass and pre-
ceded him up the slope of lawn
toward the terrace. I saw that the
living room and the library were
ablaze with lights.
Then I stepped through the
French door from the terrace and
stopped dead still in surprise.
(To Be Continued!
I finally managed to say that
somebody iiad bumped into me on
the path through the woods and
Mattison stood up quickly.
"You don't know who it was?"
"No. I thought everybody else
was in the house when I left.”
He went over to his desk that
books and yanked open a drawer
and brought out a flashlight and
"What are you going to do?" I
McCarthy. Ann McCarthy, “Rave a look around before they
Mary Frances Heinen, Joy Hayes, get awav >.
Peggy Ann Harris. Ronald Harper. j wa.s out of lhe chalr wlth OIle
Lydia Pauline Jeffers, Suzann Jump and had hold of hia arm
Keely, Norma Kay Kroutil, Mar- i ..You.re not golnR t0 leave me here
lene Kroutil, Peggy Ann Royse, ajone»
Patsy Royse. Mary Elizabeth Laub, ..You.n ^ >safc enough. Lock
Doris June Mead, Jean Ann May- yle door ..
Betty Joyse Moser, Lynn Mecas- He shook my hand off his arm
key, Jimmie Miller, Bobby Maine, and turned briskly to the phone
Johnell Preston, Rudolph Schaff, I heard him ask central for the
Sherry Lu Stoehr, Karen Nell county police headquarters. As
Searcy, Judith Stevenson, Lilith soon as he got a connection he be-
Joan Schoonover, Jill Smither, gan to tell someone about me run-
Marlene Thompson. Arietta Carolyn ning into somebody in the woods.
Trimble, Denise Tolbert, Dolores Then he listened for awhile and a
Tate. ~ funny expression came over his
Wanda Lee Watson, Alan Trent face-
Windham, Warpha Williams. Betty He looked rather foolish when he
Bob Wallace, Dorothea Warren, Lu turned back to me.
Ann Wilder, Suzan Willingham. ',Let's call your house. Mrs.
Hannalore Yungheim, Helen Louise Kraik, and see if one of the family
Powell, Carol Ann Fowler. Jacque- or the servants isn't out. Maybe it
line Fletcher. Eloise Fletcher, Kath- was someone Just taking a walk in
ryn Rae Kroutil, Joyce Simmons, tlle woods.”
Wilma Mathews, Betty Merveldt. 1 was beginning to get my senses
Glyndeen Crawford, Jack Tom-1 baelc' "N°-Please do»'t- * don t
PART TIME JOB
LOS ANGELES. Calif. (U.R)—Mu-
nicipal Judge Leo Freund sits on
his court bench eight hours a day;
then he stands for four hours with-
out his alpaca robe, before a hand
screw machine at the Master air-
craft parts plant making bolts for
bombers. His bolts have to be
accurate to thousandths of an
inch. His court closes at 4:30. he
grabs a snatch to eat at home and
is standing before the hand screw
machine at 5:30. A number of
other Judges are filling part-time
defense Jobs on a similar basis.
Hull Is Incited To
WASHINGTON. June 11 —(/P)—
Secretary of State Cordell Hull
ordinarily hesitates to indulge in
unpleasant reminders, but he had
something to say in response to
questions at his press conference
Thursday on tile inrrei anniversary
of Italy’s entry into the war.
“He (Mussolinii has been false,”
Hull said, “to all oi his people
and false to every law and rule
of organized society while, on the
other hand, he has been personally
as loyal as his nature will per-
mit to Hitler and Hitlerism and
all of the infamies which it com-
"The timely end to which he
is rapidly approaching is but in
harmony with the kind of opera-
tions that he has undertaken to
carry on during the past three
University President i
Announces Army Units *
NORMAN, June 11 — (Special)—
The first two units of army train'
lng to begin work at the University,
of Oklahoma will be in advanced
engineering and basic training. It
has been announced by President
Joseph A Brandt.
The military population at the
university will total more than 2,*
200 men by December, he said.
^<nc axe a, So&tet Ac
The Buttle or Transportation
Every unnecessary mile you
drive is a contribution to our Axis
Every bit of rubber and gasoline you
save on the home front is a contribu-
tion to the combat needs of our lighting
men on every battle front.
You can help hasten the day of vic-
tory by confining your driving to a
patriotic minimum. Use your car only
for going to and from work... for needed
shopping . . . for war-time activities
like vegetable gardening ... for travel
to and from places without other trans-
Remember, your Government asks
you to do your part to prevent a trans-
portation breakdown, asks you to Care
For Your Car—For Your Country.
Visit your Phillips 66 Service Man
at least once a week. His tire-saving
service includes checking air pressures,
inspecting for cuts and bruises, criss-
crossing with the spare every 3,000
miles. His car-saving service includes
inspection of battery, air filter, and
radiator; lubrication of every point
specified by the maker of your car.
Add Phillips 66 Poly Gas, and Phillips
66 Motor Oil. , . and you have a com-
plete treatment that perks up weary
automobiles... a treatment that makes
your money, your tires, and your car
FOR VICTORY... Buy U. S. War Bonds and Stamps
1 Q Should one ever mention to
friends and acquaintances the prices
one has paid for possessions?
A. No; this Is extremely ill-
Q. What should one say to a
bride when seeing her for the first
time after her marriage?
A. Mention her wedding and
wish her luck and happiness.
Q. Is It all right to eat cust-
ards with a fork?
A. No; they should be eaten
with a spoon.
lins, Bob Fowler, Donald Smith,
Hugh Hawkins. Chauncey Hall,
Donald Akard and Jack Riley.
The piano accompanist is Mrs.
Opal Shackelford and costumes
are supervised by M>s- Lloyd Reed.
Former Oklahoma Girl
Writes WAAC Songs
want them to know I’m here."
Mattison looked at me in a pe-
culiar way, I know now what must
have passed for the first time
through his mind then. But, of
course, he said nothing to me about
"It must have been somebody
from the house,” I agreed, wishing
he'd quit looking at me that way.
"I'm jittery because of what hap-
pened yesterday. That's why I lost
my head. Let's forget it. Do you
know what I came to see you
OKLAHOMA CITY. June 11—(YF
—Major tune-smith lor the WAAC about?’
is Second Officer Ruby Jane He shut his mouth slowly and
Douglass, former music supervisor at sat down in a chair across the
Bristow highschool. who has pen- hearth from me and waited for
ued music and lyrics for 12 new
songs featured In the first large-
scale all WAAC show, "On the Dou-
ble,” to be presented Friday at
Daytona Beach. Fla., where the mu-
sician is stationed.
Second Officer Douglass, daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Doug-
lass, Coffeyville, Kan., received her
me to go on.
“I came to talk to you about the
man who was killed yesterday. You
see, he's an ex-convict and he’s been
mixed up In all kinds of crime And
the police will wonder how he hap-
pened to be at our place when he
Clint Mattison nodded his head.
BY GAYNOR MADDOX
NEA Staff Writer
TT°R the approaching Fourth of
July celebration, especially
If any of the boys and girls in
the Armed Forces are home, you’ll
need a cake. Here’s one easy on
ration points. Margarine is used
In place of butter, jam for the fill-
ings, and a small amount of pow-
dered sugar for the topping.
Pack margarine in glass refrig-
erator dish that has been lined
•with wax paper. Paper makes it
easy to lift margarine out. Then
replace in refrigerator to harden
(into block shape.
Here’s a low-point meat dish
for any American luncheon or
George Washington Cake
One-half cup vitaminized mar-
garine, 1 cup sugar, 2 eggs, 1%
cups enriched flour, 3 teaspoons
baking powder, V4 teaspoon salt,
% cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla
flavoring, jam, powdered sugar.
Cream the margarine and sugar
until light and creamy. Add well-
<beaten eggs. Sift the flour, bak-
ing powder and salt together. Add
flour mixture to egg mixture, al-
ternating with the milk bit by bit;
beat until smooth. Add flavoring.
Bake in two 9-inch layer pans in
moderate oven (375 deg. F.) for
25 minutes. Cool; spread with
your favorite jam and place the
layers one on top of another. To
decorate, cut paper stars, and pin
lightly in place on top of the cake.
£ift powdered sugar over the top;
(Eat lhe Basic 7 Every Day)
BREAKFAST: Cream en-
riched farina cooked with
chopped dates, toast and
honey, coffee, milk.
LUNCHEON: Carrot and
cabbage salad, liverwurst
roll, mushroom sauce, fruit,
cookies, tea, milk.
DINNER; Vegetable stew
with potato dumplings, hot
rolls from bakery, marga-
rine, lettuce, tomato and egg
salad bowl, Washington
cake, tea, milk.
remove the paper stars and you
have made your design.
One pound piece liverwurst, 1
cup enriched flour, % teaspoon
salt, 6 tablespoons vitaminized
margarine, about 2 tablespoons
Remove the casing from the
piece of liverwurst and wrap in
pastry. Make the pastry by add-
ing the salt to the flour and sift-
ing three times. Cut in the mar-
garine until mixture looks like
coarse meal. Add just enough
water to make the pastry cling to-
gether. Wrap this around the
liverwurst; bake in a hot oven
(400 deg. F.) for about 20 minutes
or unUl the pastry is brown. Make
a simple mushroom sauce to serve
over the tqp._____
B. F A. degree from the University "They do. That chief deputy was
of Oklahoma. Prior to her enrolling over here this morning asking all
in the auxiliary corps, she was a! sorts of questions about you folks.”
featured performer on Oklahoma I swallowed hard.
City and Tulsa radio programs. ‘'Well, you see how it is.” I
Her first published song, "The spread my hands in a helpless ges-
WAAC Is a Soldier, Too.” was re- ture and looked appealingly into his
cently played by Andre Kostelanetz eyes. "We don't want to be mixed
on a national hook-up. And, be- up in a iot of newspaper scandal,
sides her 12 new songs for the WAAC I—I thought If you—you write de-
musical, she has also written two tective stories—if you would investi-
other favorites of her unit. gate—for us, that Is ..."
Ordered to Daytona Beach in No- “You mean you want me to try
vember 1942, Second Officer Doug- and find out who killed Derek
lass was one of the first officers Grady?"
to prepare for the opening of the I nodded my head.
second WAAC training center there.
Reversed by R. A. F.
"Whew!" He let out the word
with a long breath and his friendly
grin tugged at his mouth. "That's
a big order, Mrs. Kraik. At that.
I wouldn't mind tlying It."
He stared at the wall behmd me
for a moment. "Maybe you’d bet-
ter start off by telling me all you
LONDON, June 11—(/P)—Reverse
lend-lease by the royal air force
Included a gift to the United States know about this Derek Grady,
of 675 planes up to Mar. 31, It I had no intention of doing that, i
was announced Thursday night, but it wouldn't hurl to tell him as j
The total Included many Spitfires much as I had the police So I
as well as communications and told him about Derek being my
"You believe then that he came
A FEW MILLION
A spirit of "what's mine is
yours” has characterized the R A.
F. role In the program, according
to the British air ministry which
also listed as among recent equip-
ment turned over to the United
States air force the following:
18.000 bicycles, 75 motorcycles,
2,100 model aircraft for recognition
training, 175,000 clay pigeons, 5,000
gallons of paint, 7.860 yards of
cord, 1,790 yards of canvas and
3.000 aircrew whistles.
to his grandmother for help?”
I stared at Mattison goggle-eyed.
It was funny I hadn't thought of
ANNUAL DANCE RECITALS
HIGHSCHOOL AUDITORIUM -
8:15 P. M.
Entire Change of Program
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A DAILY TRIBUNE WANT AD will help you raise money for
bonds. Telephone an ad to 18 and sell all your no-longer-used
articles—or rent out your extra room.
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