The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 49, No. 300, Ed. 1 Friday, February 14, 1941 Page: 3 of 6
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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14,1941
EL RENO (OKLA.) DAILY TRIBUNE
Date For Wedding
Is Revealed Today
Announcement has been made
by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Nolan
of McAlester of the approaching
marriage of their daughter. Miss
Josephine Nolan, to Homer D.
Skillern of El Reno.
Nuptial vows (will be read Sat-
urday, Mar. 1, In the home of the
Attendants will be Mrs. Walter
Watterson of McAlester, sister of
Miss Nolan, and. Mr. Skillern’s
brother, Grady Skillem of Tulsa,
a former El Reno resident.
Only members of the immediate
families and close friends will at-
tend the wedding.
Miss Nolan was graduated from
McAlester highschool and was
graduated in nursing at University
hospital in J933. She now Is em-
ployed as office nurse for Dr.
Lloyd C. Boatright in Oklahoma
City and plans to continue her
duties In that capacity for a short
time after her marriage.
Mr. Skillern. owner of the Skil-
lern drug store in El Reno, is the
son of Mrs. Cora Skillern of Ponca
City. He was graduated from Atoka
highschool and from the Univer-
sity of Oklahoma at Norman.
The couple will reside at 218
West Jenkins street.
* # #
‘Americanism’ Is Keynote
• HOW CAN I?
In observance of the birthday
anniversary of Abraham Lincoln,
members of the local Odd Fellows
and Rebekahs lodges met in the
I. O. O. F. hall in joint session
J. L. Trevathan was the prin-
cipal speaker. His topic was "The
Life of Lincoln."
A group of pupils from the
Virginia Dove School of the Dance
performed. This group included
Carol Aim Fowler, Hannahlore
Youngheim, Louise 'Powell and
Glyndeen Crawford entertained
with two dramatic readings.
M B. Cope, past noble grand,
presided over the meeting.
It was announced that the Mar-
tha Washington tea will be held
Sunday afternoon in the hall from
2 until 4:30 p. m.
* * *
MRS. JOHN EIMAN IS
GUEST OF SEWING CLUB
Members of the Cro Tat Em
club met Wednesday in the home
of Mrs. C. H. Smith, 1120 South
Hoff avenue, at which time Mrs.
John Elman was an additional
Abraham Lincoln's birthday was
noted in the decorations and cos-
tumes of those present.
Quilting and kodaking were en-
joyed during the afternoon.
Roll call was answered with
brief quotations of Lincoln.
The hostess served tea from an
Members present were Mrs. D.
1) Davison. Mrs. Odis Bruce, Mrs.
Morgan Stafford, Mrs. J. C. Ezell,
Mrs. Loren Spurr and Mrs. C. L.
Mrs. Spurr, 718 West London
street, will entertain the group
* * *
SEWING CLUB MEETS
WITH MRS REMPEI,
Mrs. H. D. Rempcl, 1018 South
Hadden avenue, was hostess to
members of the A. B. C. 8cwing
club Tuesday afternoon.
A comforter was tacked for the
hostess and sewing for the Red
Cross was discussed.
Refreshments were served to Mrs.
James P. Briggs. Mrs. Joe M. Keith.
Mrs. Harry Hoyt, Mrs. Mark Graves,
Mrs Homer T Richardson and Mrs.
Mrs. Briggs, 711 8outh Barker
avenue, will entertain the group at
a 1 o'clock luncheon Feb. 25.
* • *
Rcbekah lodge. Martha w5sh-
ington tea in I. O. O. F. hall from
2 until 4:30 P- m.
Cubanettes club. Hostess, Mrs. F.
Donald Brown, 309 East Rogers
Eagles auxiliary. Regular meet-
ing in Eagles hall.
T. M. T. M. club. Hostess, Mrs.
Ernest Owens, 812 South Mitchell
Rebekah lodge. Regular session in
I. O. O. F. hall.
Kil Kare Klub. Hostess, Mrs.
J. S. Cormack, 906 South Barker
Entre Nous club. Hostess, Mrs.
W. H. Martin, 318 South Hoff
Friendly Sewing circle. Hostess,
Mrs. J. W. Paxson, 528 South El-
Hi-Heels club. Hostess, Mrs.
Rubye Crowley, 111 North Admire
Friendly circle. Hostess, Mrs
Ernest Wagner, 819 South Hoff
Auxiliary to Veterans of Foreign
Wars. Benefit bridge and bazaar in
Round Table Study club. Host-
ess. Mrs. F. H. Myer, 2200 Sunset
Altruistic class of the First
Methodist church. Hosts, Mr. and
Mrs. Fay Bailey, Concho. Assist-
ant hosts. Mr. and Mrs. Ross
Bright. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Falcr.
A covered dish dinner and pro-
gram were enjoyed Thursday eve-
ning in the Legion hall by mem-
bers of the American Legion auxil-
iary when they met Jointly with
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A. Put the tan shoes on tree
shoes and scrub with soap and
water, using a stiff brush. Then,
after being polished with a good
russet polish, they will look as good
Q. How can I make matches
waterproof without interfering with
A. Dip them in hot melted paraf-
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Q. How can I remove a piece
of chewing gum that has become
Mrs. Brame Feted
At Farewell Event
Approximately 175 persons were i stuck to a rug?
present for the event.
The program was on "American-
ism,” under the supervision of
Mrs. Edna McMahan Kelly and
Mrs. Richard Boynton.
Miss Anola Blackwolf and Miss
Lydia Youngbear of Concho gave
the 23rd Psalm in Indian sign
“Men and Women of America,"
a playlet, was presented by Anna
Lou Biggert, Alma Fitch and Jim-
my Nylander, pupils of Mrs. John
A dramatic reading. "The Story
of Lincoln," was presented by Pat
Freeman, after which Miss Sallee
Smith of Concho entertained with
a vocal solo, accompanied by
Mrs. Mary Frances Martin.
A patriotic skit, "I Am An
American,” under the direction
of Miss Lucille Hicks, dramatic
arts instructor at El Reno high-
school, was presented by Miss
Martha Alice Marsh, Tom Bakke
and David Rodgers.
Jeannette Crawford entertained
with the Boston tap dance, after
which Phillip Thomas presented
a military tap.
A song and dance, “What Are
A. Hold a piece of ice against the
gum and it will harden sufficiently
to be removed easily.
RAINBOW GIRLS ENJOY
Miss Mo.vna June Nicholson, 729
South Ellison avenue, was hostess
Wednesday evening at a valentine
social for imembers of the Order
of Rainbow for Olrls.
Informal games were enjoyed
and delicious refreshments were
Present were Miss Betty Ann
Byrd, Miss Marjorie Riley. Miss
Norma Jean Barnes. Miss Lucille
HUnsbury. Miss Pauline Jones.
Miss Martha Ellen Brener, Miss
Norma Faye McContas and Mrs
Norman H. Bchroeder, mother ad-
* * *
BIRTHDAY DINNER IN
ENJOYED BY PETERNONN
Mrs. Vem Peterson, southeast
of El Reno, entertained at
dinner Thursday In honor of her
husband on his birthday anni-
versary. Ouests (were Mrs Katy
Peterson of Anaheim, Calif., and
Mrs. C. F. Shull*.
Afternoon callers were Miss
Alice Cash and Mrs Fred Kite
STUDY CLUB MEMBERS
Mrs. Norls Whitaker was hostess
Wednesday In her home, 715 South
Reno avenue, to members of the
Home and Child Study club and
Games, contests and games of
bingo were enjoyed during the
A colorful bouquet of red sweet
peas centered the refreshment
table Tire valentine motif was
furthered in all appointments, in-
cluding refreshments which were
served at the close of the session.
Those present were Mr. and
Mrs. Andrew B. Smlther. Mr. and
Mrs. Kenneth Brown, Mr. and
Mrs. E. H Bomemann. Mr. and
Mrs. L Odom. Mr. and Mrs. Ar-
thur W. Reynolds.
Mrs. Smith, 907 South Barker
avenue, will entertain members
of the club at the next regular
meeting, Feb. 26.
# * *
MRS. G. W. JOHNSON
ENTERTAINS SEWING CLUB
Mrs. E. L. Nylander was an
additional guest when members of
the Jolly Stitchers club met Wed-
nesday in the home of Mrs. G.
W. Johnson, 210 North Hoff ave-
Valentines were exchanged, after
which clever contests were con-
ducted with prizes being won by
Mrs Boyd Eason and Mrs. Ny-
The hostess received a lovely gift
from the club.
Mrs. Johnson was assisted in
serving refreshments in a patriotic
theme by her daughter, Miss Lula
Members present were Mrs. E A
Ruskoski, Mrs, Roy Whenry. Mrs.
P. A. FVrguson. Mrs. L. E. Hand-
ley, Mrs Eason, daughter, Jimmie
June, and Mrs. R. B. McCain.
Mrs McCain will entertain the
members in her home, 403 North
Evans avenue, at the next meet-
ing, Feb. 26.
# * *
MRS. STELLA BEETS IS
HOSTESS TO BRIDGE CLUB
A 7 o'clock dinner was served to
members of the Tuesday Players
club Tuesday evening In the home
of Mrs. 8tcl)a Beet*. 604 South Bar-
In games of bridge Mrs. Thomp-
son Gilbert and Mrs. Robert Mal-
lonee received prizes.
Mias Louise Revlllc was an addi-
Mrs. 81m Richard Revillc, 907
South Macomb avenue, will be host-
ess at a 7 o'clock dinner Feb. 18
* * *
W. R. C. MEMBERS
ENJOY INFORMAL SOCIAL
Mrs. P. C. Canon, 109 East
Cooney street, entertained mem-
bers of tlie Women's Relief corps
Thursday evening at an Informal
Dominoes were the diversion and
delicious refrexhmenta were serv-
Those present Included Mrs C.
H Williams. Mrs I. 8. Dungan,
Mrs. O. E. Noblet, Mrs. Cynthia
Worthington, Mrs, C. A Faler,
Mrs. L. E. Day. Mias Bemlce Hub-
bard and MIm Suzanne Faler.
Members of the American Legion
auxiliary met Wednesday in the
Legion hall, at which time the
membership contest ended.
Captains of the two teams in
the contest were Mrs. Arthur Fos-
ter and Mrs. Arthur Biggert. The
teams tied for first place.
Membership of the local organ-
ization is 226, the largest ever
recorded for the unit.
Registration of World war veter-
ans, to be held Feb. 22, was dis-
cussed and the unit voted to assist
the Legion post with registrations.
Mrs. R. M. Quisenberry, chair-
man of rehabilitation, reported in-
vestigation and assistance of three
The group voted a donation to
the Salvaiion Army service club
at Port Sill.
The auxiliary arranged to send
a gift to Charles B. Tye, El Reno
You Doing for Uncle Sam?" were I Legionnaire now in the Veterans'
given by Anabcl Lee Biggert. | hospital at Sulphur.
Miss Opal Shackelford accom- ! Mrs. George O. Demke discussed
panied the military chorus, com-! registration of auxiliary imembers,
posed of Carilon Booth, Shirley j a move in keeping! with the
Ann Gillilan, Wilma Matthews, | Legion's program for national de-
Mr. and Mrs. George Purcell,
513 South Miles avenue, entertain-
ed at an Informal party In their
home Wednesday evening in hon-
or of Mrs. Victor Brame, who will
depart Tuesday to .make her home
in Washington. D. C., where her
husband has been in the gov-
ernment service for the past three
A valentine motif was used in
Various games were enjoyed, and
the honoree was surprised with a
A red and white dessert course
was served by the hosts and Mrs.
A. E. Moulton and Mrs. Cather-!
Guests were Mr. and Mrs. P.
B Connors, Mrs. S. H. Foster, Mrs. j
j Lacy Bennett, Mrs. Eva Wolf, Mr. J
and Mrs. 8. Boyd Wilson. Mr. and |
Mrs. W. H. Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. |
Henry Hernon, Mrs. B. E. Kenaga, |
Mr. and iMrs. Moulton, Mrs. E. N. ;
Potts, Mrs. Lemon, Mr. and Mrs. j
O. E. Smith.
* * *
THREE GUESJS MEET
WITH BRIDGE CLUB
Mrs. W. J. White. 320 South
Evans avenue, was hostess Wednes- I
day to members of the Sunset,
Bridge club, with a dessert-bridge
Guests were Mrs. C. L. Clark,
Mrs. Arthur Lambert and Mrs. H.
In games of bridge Mrs. Clark
held high score for guests and Mrs.
L. W. White received high honors
Other present were Mrs. Fred
Sanford. Mrs. R. P. Witt. Jr., Mrs.
Dorothy Seiver, Mrs. M. I. Owen,
Mrs. W. J. Preston and Mrs. W. H.
ENJOYED BY G. T. C.
Mrs. Harry A. Coley, 506 South
Hoff avenue, entertained at a
valentine dessert-bridge Tuesday
for members of the G. T. C. club.
Mrs. A. C. Gilbert was an ad-
ditional guest and was presented
the guest prize.
The lace-covered refreshment
table was centered with red sweet
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peas arranged around a silver
ornament. Red paper hearts were
scattered profusely on the table-
In games of bridge Mrs. James
E. Kelso held high score and Mrs.
M. B. Cope won the traveling
Mrs. C. A. Evans, 415 South
j Roberts avenue, will entertain the
I club Feb. 25.
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Mrs. Witt. 1008 South Hadden 11
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FIRST METHODIST UHURCII
Maurice Etheridge. Helen Louise
Powell and Jeannette Crawford.
Dance numbers were presented
through the courtesy of Miss Vir-
ginia Dove, dance instructor.
Miss Della Rose Utterback, in-
structor of dramatic arts at Etta
Dale junior highschool presented
Lena Ruth Slade who gave the
story of the origin of the song,
God Bless America," by Irving
Berlin. Patti Everett sang the
song, accompanied by her mother,
Mrs. C. L. Everett.
Paul R. Taylor, superintendent
of El Reno schools, was the prin-
cipal speaker, using “National De-
fense" for his topic. He reviewed
the history of the Legion and
auxiliary and pointed out their
efforts to further national defense
ever since they were organized.
The evening was closed with the
group singing “God Bless Amer-
LADIES SOCIETY MEETS
IN REGULAR SESSION
A regular meeting of the Ladies
Society to Brotherhood of Locomo-
tive Firemen and Enginemen was
conducted Wednesday evening In
the Eagles hall.
It was voted to have a 1 o'clock
luncheon Feb. 28.
Members present were Mrs. J.
W. Myers, Mrs. R. W. Wlckware,
Mrs. J. P. Brock. Mrs. H. V. Yowoll,
Mrs. Ralph Woodward. Mrs. Clar-
ence Macumber and Mrs. O. W.
* * *
AIRS. J. L. COCHRALL
IS HONORED AT LUNCH
Mrs. Thomas A. Harris, 1305
Sunset drive, was hostess Wednes-
day at a 1 o'clock luncheon in
honor o( Mrs. J. L. Cochrall of
Stllwell, formerly of El Reno.
Quilting was the diversion. In
games of bingo Mrs. O. E. Nob-
let received a prize and the hon-
oree was presented the guest
Covers were laid lor Mrs. Al-
bert Watson, Mrs. I, S, Dungan,
Mrs J B, Harper, Mrs Anna
Jones. Mrs. E. R. Barnhart. Mrs.
E. L. Witcher, Mrs. C. H. Wil-
liams. Mrs. H L. Bethard, Mrs.
L. E. Day. Mrs. Mac Dowell. Mrs.
Mildred Stevenson. Mrs. James L.
Brown, Mrs. M. M. Oolden and
fense. Auxiliary members will be
registered Mar. 15. Mrs. Frank
Cleere was appointed chairman
of this (volunteer service commit-
Mrs. Lee J. Stoneman will be
in charge of the program when
members meet Feb. 26 In the hall.
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