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Red Cross Scrapbook 1941: (unpaged) - January

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Red Cross Scrapbook 1941: (unpaged) - January

Events of 1940 in Arkansas City

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A page from the 1941 scrapbook of newspaper clippings from the Arkansas City (Kansas) Traveler. The scrapbooks were created by local Red Cross volunteers.

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Arkansas City (Kansas) Traveler

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Arkansas City Public Library, Arkansas City, Kansas

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Arkansas City Public Library, Arkansas City, Kansas

Date

1941-01

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Red Cross volunteers

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application/pdf

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English



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Arkansas City (Kansas) Traveler, “Red Cross Scrapbook 1941: (unpaged) - January,” Digital Arkansas City, accessed February 4, 2023, https://arkcity.digitalsckls.info/item/21.
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Page Two—Society News
THE ARKANSAS CITY
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Events of 1940 in Arkansas City
JANUARY
3— William Jackson fatally burned in carbide plant explosion.
4— Lee Circle reelected Red Cross chairman.
5— Mercury dips to 2 above zero as cold wave tightens grip.
6— Ernest Boger dies. J. M. Shurtz dies. Seven inches of snow fall.
8— Six below zero. Kansas Industrial Development Commission meets here. County grand jury starts investigation.
9— -A. H. Denton retires as board chairman, Home National Bank; C. M. Boggs and R. C. Sowden elected directors.
11—Sleeth grocery store is robbed.
13—Another blizzard sweeps city, bringing six inches of snow. Thomas Winslow dies.
15—Edgar Courter dies.
17— Harvey Allen trial ends in hung jury.
18— Seven below zero.
19— Six below zero.
20— Mrs. Albert Faulconer dies. Two below zero.
22— Mrs. Julia Krebs dies.
23— William Ward dies.
25—Three below zero.
27— Just zero.
28— George A. Beecher dies. Robert Corlett dies. Harold Stewart dies.
29— Miss Virginia Taylor, Dale Anstine chosen best high school citizens.
30— January ends as coldest month in city’s history. J. E. Calkins dies.
FEBRUARY
1— County grocers urge adop-ion of food stamp plan.
2— Charles Anthony Smith ies. John Kreamer dies. Inch of snow falls.
4—Miss Gwendolyn Grow and Donald Seefeld are married.
6— Potential oF Jesse Rahn o ell announced as 1035 barrel day.
7— Virgil S. Miller dies.
8— p. w. Allee named by Unit States Junior Chamber of Commerce as Arkansas City young man doing most for community in 1939.
10— Paris park swimming poo project approved by WPA.
11— Fred DeMott dies. William Muhlhausen dies.
12— C. M. Springgate dies.
13— Chamber of Commerce
holds annual banquet with Gra . 'Stauffer of Kansas City as speaker
14—Sale of Frank Kell in* est in Arkansas City Flour M Company to C. B. Stout and associates of Memphis announce Charles T. Wright dies.
18—Mrs. Mary Louise dies.
21—Lloyd Scott, Cedar filling station attendant, fo near death from slugging in robbery of station.
22 —Lloyd Scott dies of in
Several Suspects
Picked up for questioning 23—Miss Melissa Glick
25— Two bandits rob Sunburst
cafe of $23 in cash.
26— Albert Shepard badly
injured in crash. "
Sheryl Ann Freeman is honored
by the DAR.
2—The Traveler’s cooking school opens. Mrs. H. A. Mercer is elected president of the city nursing board.
4— Kiwanis club plants several hundred trees along Highway 166.
5— Stanley F. Spencer is named commander of the VFW post. Retailers Association moves offices to a suite in the Burford building. Charles F. Brigman dies. Mrs. Jose Antone of Chilocco is elected president of the VFW auxiliary.
6— R. A. (Bob) Pollock, pio-resident, dies. Arkansas City gets .50 inch of rain.
8— Walter Ranney is given De-Molay Legion of Honor degree. Week-end moisture totals 1.25 inches. Marriage of Miss Thelma Brooks of Tulsa and Carl Smith of Houston, both former residents solemnized.
9— -Grover Dunn is elected president of the Rotary club. A. C. feels heavy frost. M. L. Harris, formerly of Howard, Kas., is named manager of the Badger Lumber Company. Captain R. O. Smith of Fort Smith Ark., praises Battery F after inspection.
,10—Plans made for special train to Guthrie’s 89’ers celebration. High school class of 1930 holds reunion with 75 members present.
11—Harold Post and James DeArmond retain the city bridge title. Winter pays a return visit with rain, sleet and snow. 12—T allow tank explosion causes considerable damage at Keefe Packing Plant. Fred arnes, Oxford pioneer, dies.
13—Announcement of the marge of Miss Vera Kinlund of
ers discuss proposed Negro park. Miss Alice Newman becomes the bride of Joseph William Bar-bisch of Bowie, Tex., at home ceremony. Marriage of Miss Ma-cine Starkey and Richard C. Nolan.
14— 2,000 feet of oil is reported in the No. 1 Snyder well, northwest of the city. Mrs. D. H. Ward, dies. Paul Naden is second in the state livestock judging contest.
15— Mrs. Effie Gordon Gardiner, resident here for 25 years, dies.
17— John Boggs is elected president of the Country club. Mrs. Rex Garris is chosen president of the city PTA council. Paul Jennings, Maurice Bone and Miss Lora Belle Ward are winners in the annual “senior day” costume parade.
18— More than two inches of rain falls.
20— Mrs. Etta Shea, 80, resident here for 33 years, dies. WPA dinner is held in county shops. Winfield and Arkansas City study joint airport plan.
21— 1,200 attend WPA dinner. Home ceremony for the marriage of Miss Vivian Stairs and Roy Hume.
22— J. E. Ogren is re-elected president of the Kansas State Grain and Feed Dealers Association.
23— CAA officials find three good airport sites. Kanotex sends two full trainloads of petroleum in a week.
24— Barney Getto of Fronte-nac, Kas., is named , assistant junior college football coach. Junior high school has commencement exercises in auditorium with C. E. St. John as speaker. Postmaster Charles T.
year with Ranney-Davis Mercantile Company. Wedding of Miss Virginia Amos and Ellwood Baxter of Denver.
29—Theodore Volz, oil firm owner, dies.
1940’s reroars into
Kas., former Arkansas
Third District Postmasters Asso-
five
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ciation.
25— Albert Faulconer is named American Bar Association representative by the state association. Mrs. Oscar Kimmell, 21, dies. CAA approves airport south of town for proposed courses.
27—Begin to rebuild gas pipe-
line in northwest part of city. Wedding of Miss Nora Maude Stewart and I. W. Foster.
28— Jordan Burkey, Bill Miller, John Ruekel, Robert Pudden, Martin Turner, John Hutton, Bill Stokes and Dale Smith named as Arkansas City’s delegates to Sunflower Boys’ State.
29— County’s wheat crop makes promising showing at annual Wheat Field Day. Marriage of Miss Esther Denton and Ira E. Tice of Herington, Kas.
30— Arkansas City’s pilot course is approved and will open June 15. Citizens pay homage to war dead with programs and all stores closed.
JUNE
1—A. C. Future Farmers conduct tour. Mrs. Nettie Davenport, 71, resident here 58 years, dies.
3—Mrs. Mollie Sharpe Constant, 68, dies. Mrs. C. H. Reynolds, 46, dies in automobile wreck. Marriage of Miss Geral-
JULY
1— Mrs. Mary E. Marshall, died in a Winfield hospital. Mrs. Frances M. Leaf, dies. Mrs. David Allard arrived from Palestine.
2— S u m m e r thunderstorm brings 1.05 inches of rain. Mrs. Minnie E. Percival dies in Winfield hospital.
3— Mrs. Herman Spratt injured in a car accident near Burbank, Okla. Another shower brings 1.08 inches of moisture. Mrs. Ruth Manly, 31, dies in Norton sanitarium.
4— City enjoys quiet Fourth.
5— John Anthony Taylor, 57, Santa Fe engineer, dies in Santa Fe hospital at Topeka. R. H. Rhoads, Kansas industrial agent, leaves for Washington, D. C., to assist in gaining national defense industries for state.
6— Harvesting of markable wheat crop final stretch.
8—No. 1. Lemert test, northeast of the city, a commercial gas producer and is said to be a 4,-000,000 cubic foot well. J. H. Tyberendt elected chairman of the Salvation Army board of directors. Bill Srack wins Newman Challenge cup singles tennis tournament and teams with Jack Floyd to win the doubles finals. Annual Cowley county beef tour held.
10— George D. Tufts, 87, father of the late Dr. E. A. Tufts, dies in Los Angeles. 100 singers attend Barber Shop quartet meeting at Dr. Pepper plant.
11— Violent electrical storm late yesterday causes damage.
13—Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Roche leave for Chicago to attend Demo cratic national convention, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Drennan will leave July 15 to attend the conclave.
15— city debt below $400,000. for first time since 1916. Dr. C. T. Moran named head of Knights of Columbus.
16— Improvements started on the East Kansas avenue road.
17— Arthur L. Post dies at home.
18— -“Seeing Eye Dog” hoax revealed after citizens save match covers to help a blind girl. Rox-anna Olaroyd returns for year’s furlough from India.
19— Earl Wayne Minnis, Arthur Hover and Vergie May Bryant first CAA students to make solo flights. Thomas L. Clark, son of Mrs. Emma Mahan, receives Eagle Boy Scout award.
20— Dr. Walton H. Rea, eye, ear, throat specialist for 20 years, announces retirement and plans to move to Topeka.
21— W. L. White, war corre-spendent, speaks.
22— Mrs. Lyda Anna Wade dies. Bloomer Allen fatally injured in fall from KG and E plant. Violent storm hits city, bringing rainfall of 1.42 inches.
23— Alvin Goff celebrated 70th anniversary of arrival in city. A. T. Gallemore, 69, printer for 17 years, succumbs after illness.
24— John P. Showalter and family leave for Honolulu, Hawaii, where he will be a weld-

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11—Harold Post and James DeArmond retain the city bridge title. Winter pays a return visit with rain, sleet and snow, 12—T allow tank explosion pauses considerable damage at Keefe Packing Plant. Fred Barnes, Oxford pioneer, dies.
13—Announcement of the marge of Miss Vera Kinlund of Kas., former Arkansas-



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rob Sunburst
har-

ers discuss proposed Negro park. Miss Alice Newman becomes the bride of Joseph William Bar-bisch of Bowie, Tex., at home ceremony. Marriage of Miss Macine Starkey and Richard C. Nolan.
14— 2,000 feet of oil is reported in the No. 1 Snyder well, northwest of the city. Mrs. D. H. Ward, dies. Paul Naden is second in the state livestock judging contest.
15— Mrs. Effie Gordon Gardiner, resident here for 25 years, dies.
17— John Boggs is elected president of the Country club. Mrs. Rex Garris is chosen president of the city PTA council. Paul Jennings, Maurice Bone and Miss Lora Belle Ward are winners in the annual “senior day” costume parade.
18— More than two inches of rain falls.
20— Mrs. Etta Shea, 80, resident here for 33 years, dies. WPA dinner is held in county shops. Winfield and Arkansas City study joint airport plan.
21— 1,200 attend WPA dinner. Home ceremony for the marriage of Miss Vivian Stairs and Roy Hume.
22— J. E. Ogren is re-elected president of the Kansas State Grain and Feed Dealers Association.
23— CAA officials find three good airport sites. Kanotex sends two full trainloads of petroleum in a week.
24— Barney Getto of Fronte-nac, Kas., is named , assistant junior college football coach. Junior high school has commencement exercises in auditorium with C. E. St. John as speaker. Postmaster Charles T. Hill is elected president of the Third District Postmasters Association.
25— Albert Faulconer is named American Bar Association representative by the state association. Mrs. Oscar Kimmell, 21, dies. CAA approves airport south of town for proposed courses.
27— Begin to, rebuild gas pipeline in northwest part of city. Wedding of Miss Nora Maude Stewart and I. W. Foster.
28— Jordan Burkey, Bill Miller, John Ruckel, Robert Pudden, Martin Turner, John Hutton, Bill Stokes and Dale Smith named as Arkansas City’s delegates to Sunflower Boys’ State.
29— County’s wheat crop makes promising showing at annual Wheat Field Day. Marriage of Miss Esther Denton and Ira E. Tice of Herington, Kas.
30— Arkansas City’s pilot course is approved and will open June 15. Citizens pay homage to war dead with programs and all stores closed.
JUNE
1—A. C. Future Farmers conduct tour. Mrs. Nettie Davenport, 71, resident here 58 years, dies.
3—Mrs. Mollie Sharpe Constant, 68, dies. Mrs. C. H. Reynolds, 46, dies in automobile w,reck. Marriage of Miss Geral-
year with Ranney-Davis Mercantile Company. Wedding of Miss Virginia Amos and Ellwood Baxter of Denver.
29—Theodore Volz, oil firm owner, dies.
JULY
1— Mrs. Mary E. Marshall, died in a Winfield hospital. Mrs. Frances M. Leaf, dies. Mrs. David Allard arrived from Palestine.
2— S u m m e r thunderstorm brings 1.05 inches of rain. Mrs. Minnie E. Percival dies in Winfield hospital.
3— Mrs. Herman Spratt injured in a car accident near Burbank, Okla. Another shower brings 1.08 inches of moisture. Mrs. Ruth Manly, 31, dies in Norton sanitarium.
4— City enjoys quiet Fourth.
5— John Anthony Taylor, 57, Santa Fe engineer, dies in Santa Fe hospital at Topeka. R. H. Rhoads, Kansas industrial agent, leaves for Washington, D. C., to assist in gaining national defense industries for state.
6— Harvesting of 1940’s remarkable wheat crop roars into final stretch.
8—No. 1. Lemert test, northeast of the city, a commercial gas producer and is said to be a 4,-000,000 cubic foot well. J. H. Tyberendt elected chairman of the Salvation Army board of directors. Bill Srack wins Newman Challenge cup singles tennis tournament and teams with Jack Floyd to win the doubles finals. Annual Cowley county beef tour held.
00.
10— George D. Tufts, 87, father of the late Dr. E. A. Tufts, dies in Los Angeles. 100 singers attend Barber Shop quartet meeting at Dr. Pepper plant.
11— Violent electrical storm late yesterday causes damage.
13—Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Roche leave for Chicago to attend Democratic national convention, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Drennan will leave July 15 to attend the conclave.
15— City debt below $400.000 for first time since 1916. Dr. C. T. Moran named head of Knights of Columbus.
16— Improvements started on the East Kansas avenue road.
17— Arthur L. Post dies at home.
18— -“Seeing Eye Dog” hoax revealed after citizens save match covers to help a blind girl. Rox-anna Olaroyd returns for year’s furlough from India.
19— Earl Wayne Minnis, Arthur Hover and Vergie May Bryant first CAA students to make solo flights. Thomas L. Clark, son of Mrs. Emma Mahan, receives Eagle Boy Scout award.
20— Dr. Walton H. Rea, eye, ear, throat specialist for 20 years, announces retirement and plans to move to Topeka.
21— W. L. White, war correspondent, speaks.
22— Mrs. Lyda Anna Wade dies. Bloomer Allen fatally injured in fall from KG and E plant. Violent storm hits city, bringing rainfall of 1.42 inches.
23— Alvin Goff celebrated 70th anniversary of arrival in city. A. T. Gallemore, 69, printer for 17 years, succumbs after illness.
24— John P. Showalter and family leave for Honolulu, Hawaii, where he will be a weld-
levies to be Increased approxi mately 1.84 mills over last : Chamber of Commerce has di at airport to honor 30 CAA dents who have successfully < pleted course.
30— W. F. Shea elected Cross roll call chairman, tract let to W. F. Scott for Lutheran church.
31— Arthur George Hovel first local CAA student eli; for private pilot’s license, teachers have first faculty r ing of year.
SEPTEMBER
2— Mrs. Jennie Clayton Schools open despite warning state medical board about infantile paralysis epidemic.
3— Barber shop singers me Dr. Pepper plant. Heavy brings nearly two inches of rain .
4— C. M. Boggs resigns as Arkalalah chairman after 12 continuous service. Rains brings six inches of rain, sen rivers to flood stage.
5— C. O. Dorrance, vet aviation enthusiast, receives private pilot’s license. A decrease 69 students in school system, total of 2,830 enrolled. Dangerous flood subsides.
7—Second tax foreclosure tion filed involving 57 Arka City properties.
10—Temperatures fall fror degrees to 45 degrees to rout wave. Booster club rally at son park.
11— Boyd Mohler named Arkalalah chairman. Mr. and Mrs. W. Burnett, west of city, named Arkansas City’s “typical pic couple” to represent city at P City Cherokee Strip celebration
12— B. M. Clark elected p dent of City Teachers Association Arkalalah Bearded Boosters formed.
14—Cherokee Strip run years ago.
16—Mrs. H. M. Stricklen Mrs. A. J. Berger suffer injuries
____in car accident. CAA pilot
completed, all students qualified Many attend Wendell Will speech at Coffeyville.
19—J. G. Mawson named Scout general campaign chair W. H. Burke, Democratic ci date for governor, speaks at son park. Battery F called t< tive service Dec. 23.
26— Chilocco National g leaves for year’s training at Sill, Okla. Irma Barker named Kiwanis club president.
27— Earl Cook elected junior college sophomore president George Sybrant as freshman p dent. C. J. Webber dies.
OCTOBER
1— Junior Chamber of Commerce and Chamber of Commerc consider merger.
2— Roland L. Hamm Robert T. Arbuthnot dies.
3— Quick airport action soi Mrs. J. C. Wright dies.
7— Emery Henricksen
8— C. M. Baird dies.
8— C.M. Baird dies.
9— Draft board aides nam Boyd Mohler and Stanley S are co-receivers of E plant.
,12—Gov. Ratner speaks
14—Vets will form

robbery of station.
22—Lloyd Scott dies of injuries
several suspects picked up for
23—Miss Melissa Glick
25— Two bandits rob Sunburst cafe of $23 in cash.
26— Albert Shepard badly injured in crash.
27— City commissioners receive
Ulman Paris’ bequest of home ity. *er
28— Mrs. Cora Trenary dies.
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MARCH
3—Miss Mary Jane Ralf of Arkansasj City, two other Emporia students killed when train hit :ar at Strong City.
5—County commissioners vote ;to request food stamp plan. 1
8—Harley Parsons, Burde
youth, held for slaying of father
11— Work starts on Paris pa swimming pool.
12— Miss Valoyce Ingram ►d high school student coulead.
13— Mrs. C. W. Morrissey
14— First Cowley county ;erbelt plantings made on ence Estep farm. Edward jenbarger dies.
15— Appointment of Rhoads, secretary of Chamber of Commerce for 18 years as indus-;rial agent for state industrial commission announced; Clay Lemert and Tom McAdam named acting secretaries of chamber.
16— Kansas Bureau of Investigation announces confession of Lloyd Scott murder by Anthis Pruitt of Arkansas City. (Pruit later repudiated confession and no charge ever was filed.)
17— Mrs. Anna Gibson dies.
20— Mrs. A. J. Berger chosen state regent, Daughters of American Revolution. R. C. Nolan, junior college football coach, named head coach at Southwestern. Mrs. R. G. Noble dies
21— Separation of Retailers Chambers of Commerce organisations announced.
22— Bill Bonnewell injured in auto crash.
23— City observes coldest Easter on record, also one of earliest, with hail and freezing mist. Harry J. Huff dies. Mrs. C.
N. Hunt dies in Sarasota, Fla. Aurora Borealis seen here. Miss Analee Hill weds Maurice Burns of St. Louis.
27—Mrs. Earl Gee dies. Two Negro women arrested on charges of assaulting county case workers. Charles Albert Harader, 12 found dead from accidental hanging in garage at Kildare.
29—Mrs. W. J. Hendryx dies.
APRIL
1—Fire damages county sewing room. Census taking starts.
G. E. REFRIGERATORS
AND
G. E. RADIOS A. C. MAYTAG CO.
MARSHALL HILL 106 So. Sum. Phone 24
succeed Homer Jay Clark, who moves to Mountain Grove, Mo. Raymond Stalnaker and Yerne Gottlob receive coveted State Farmer awards.
MAY
1— Mrs. R. B. McNaughton, pioneer resident, dies. Miss Ruth Burnett, native of West Bolton, dies. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Par-man celebrate 59th wedding anniversary.
2— O. D. Crill, Santa Fe dispatcher, promoted to position of trainmaster with headquarters at Marceline, Mo. C. A. McCoy dies.
3— Clarence Gilmore, widely known farmer, dies.
4— Mr. and Mrs. Leo McNair purchase the new residence at
principal, is elected president of the Ark Valley League Association, Charles Gresty named first vice president of the Kansas State Federation of Labor.
7— Ark Light staff publishes The Traveler. Formal opening of the bridge on East Kansas avenue. Fourth annual piano ensemble concert attracts large crowd. Ray Sandefur and Miss Edna Louise Turner named as new teachers in the city schools.
8— City officials study possible airport sites. City receives an inch of rain.
9— Formal opening of the city’s new roque courts. Fern Fisher is installed as president of the Credit Womens’ Breakfast club. Battery F makes plans to go to Camp Ripley, Minn., Aug.
4 to Aug. 25.
10— More than 1,000 grade school children participate in the; annual spring May fete.
13—Delmar Steinbock of Erick, Okla., named football coach in the junior college. George E. Norris, 47, dies. City commission-
Pre-Inventory MARK-DOWN SALE
Ladies’ Ready-to-Wear
BESS KEISER SHOP
1___A. C. Future Farmers con-
duct tour. Mrs. Nettie Davenport, 71, resident here 58 years, dies.
3— Mrs. Mollie Sharpe Constant, 68, dies. Mrs. C. H. Reynolds, 46, dies in automobile wreck. Marriage of Miss Geraldine Seeley and Jack Gilstrap.
4— Frank Payden retires after 50 years with the Santa Fe. Group of 15 students approved for air course. Mrs. Mary Jane Gilbert, 87, resident here 43 years, dies.
5___a. C. Flour Mills Company
installs new testing laboratory.
6— Air students hold first meeting. May rains are reported to have broken records.
7— Frederick C. Maier, son of Dr. and Mrs. Frederick Maier, is ordained to the ministry in the Presbyterian church.
8—t. W. Roche leaves for Democrat national convention to which he is a delegate. Red Cross is to assist with sewing for war refugees.
10— James J. Shadwick, 71, widely known farmer, dies. Marriage of Miss Ruth Bowen and Clair Lee Wilcoxson of Emporia. Wedding of Miss Elizabeth Meek and Wilfred McClain, jr., of Cleveland, O.
11— Morton Glass elected president of the Lions club. Thirty students begin training in aeronautics.
12— Remodeling of building at 320 South Summit street for Zero Locker Storage unit begins. Mrs. Morrison Billings is new state president of VFW auxiliary.
13— Shaw Burner Company holds first organization meeting in new location here. First wheat is cut.
14— Earl Newman is re-elected president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Emma Haines, 69, resident here 47 years, dies.
15— Roy Hume makes first solo flight after 20-year wait
-Josephinje -Elizabeth Wells becomes the bride of Kenneth Coral Walker. DAR holds tri-city meeting at Country Club.
17— New organ and chimes are ordered for the Presbyterian church. Wedding of Miss Anna Ruth Maus and William Woodman. Marriage of Miss Mary Ruth Hall and Dr. Carl Thomas Moore of Kansas City.
18— Flying school roll closes with 36 applicants.
19— American Legion favors Arkansas City-Winfield joint airport. Local mills buy first new wheat.
20— Myron Eberle wins second place in state essay contest sponsored by VFW auxiliary. Firemen’s quartet places second in state contest.
21— Robert Clack receives notice to appear at United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. Mysterious bullets wound two Winfield players at Tyler golf course.
22— Air students start flights.
24— Edward Coker and Samuel Shore die in Santa Fe train collision near Guthrie, Okla. Miss Betty Mayfield is elected state secretary for Theta Rho Girls club.
25— Oscar A. Axton, 61, dies after falling from car. James Corrigan, 54, dies. Marriage of Miss Helen Allen and Noel Stewart of Kansas City.
26— Arkansas City’s first 100 degree day.
27— Clarence Beck starts 47 th

23— Alvin Goff celebrated 70th anniversary of arrival in city. A. T. Gallemore, 69, printer for 17 years, succumbs after illness.
24— John P. Showalter and family leave for Honolulu, Hawaii, where he will be a welding school instructor.
25— Roy Powers slugged and robbed by unknown men. Sol L. Long, father of Harry and John Long, dies in Fort Wayne, Ind.
26— Edward G. Marshall, 72, pioneer resident, dies in Winfield.
29— w. H. Burke of Little River, Democratic candidate for governor, visits in city. John Templar hears relatives in Holland are safe.
30— Dr. C. V. Wilson, private air school student, makes solo flight.
AUGUST
1— O. A. Shields of Guthrie starts to work succeeding A. C. Mitchell, retired, as Santa Fe agent. Jack Lightstone, aviation enthusiast, gets private pilot’s license. Roth Hollenbeck dies after long illness.
2— Mrs. J. W. Johnson, 69, mother of Mrs. John A. Craig, dies.
3— Arkansas City tennis tournament in progress.
4— Battery F leaves for three weeks’ camp at Little Falls, Minn. Fire destroys Mount Hope church. Rains bring .87 inch of moisture and drop temperature 30 degrees to pleasant 68. Gerald Tucker, Winfield, wins title including the junior singles, junior and senior doubles.
6— Group headed by Dr. Waldo Wedel of Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D. C., engages in archaelogical excavations north and east of city.
7— Primary election return show Kirke Dale, incumbent ahead of D. Arthur Walker in
ly contested race for state s Harry Howard

American Legion commander.
8— W. C. Ireton dies.
9— Jerry, papier-mache horse which has stood in local harness store 47 years, is sold to eastern collector.
12— Start rebuilding Mount Hope church. Boy Scout water carnival at Country club.
13— Two alligators caught in Ninnescah river.
14— Dr. C. V. Wilson, who is learning to fly, buys Instructor G. L. Rutherford’s airplane. Lee Evans seriously ill in Wichita hospital from effects of spider bite.
15— Mrs. J. L. Pate dies.
17—Dr. H. L. Snyder, Winfield physician, dies.
19. —Death claims Mrs. Martha Lela Dillon, 69.
20. —4-H club achievement Day at community sales pavillion attracts large crowds.
21— Mrs. C. M. Pfisterer succumbs. Marland Oil Company moves offices to city.
22— Start work on Arkalalah celebration. Julius Moldenhauer dies.
24—Charles H. Warren, dies suddenly in Topeka. Floyd Davis of Marshall, Mo., named new Bur-ford theater manager.
26.—Battery F. returns from Little Falls, Minn., camp. Leonard Adler, KG and E sales supervisor, leaves for duty as reserve officer at Fort Bragg, N. C.
28— L. R. Newbern dies after long illness.
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1__A. C. Future Farmers con-
duct tour. Mrs. Nettie Davenport, 71, resident here 58 years, dies.
3— Mrs. Mollie Sharpe Constant, 68, dies. Mrs. C. H. Reynolds, 46, dies in automobile wreck. Marriage of Miss Geraldine Seeley and Jack Gilstrap.
4— Frank Payden retires after 50 years with the Santa Fe. Group of 15 students approved for air course. Mrs. Mary Jane Gilbert, 87, resident here 43 years, dies.
5— A. C. Flour Mills Company installs new testing laboratory.
6— Air students hold first meeting. May rains are reported to have broken records.
7— Frederick C. Maier, son of Dr. and Mrs. Frederick Maier, is ordained to the ministry in the Presbyterian church.
g—t. W. Roche leaves for Democrat national convention to which he is a delegate. Red Cross is to assist with sewing for war refugees.
10— James J. Shadwick, 71, widely known farmer, dies. Marriage of Miss Ruth Bowen and Clair Lee Wilcoxson of Emporia. Wedding of Miss Elizabeth Meek and Wilfred McClain, jr., of Cleveland, O.
11— Morton Glass elected president of the Lions club. Thirty students begin training in aeronautics.
12— Remodeling of building at 320 South Summit street for Zero Locker Storage unit begins. Mrs. Morrison Billings is new state president of VFW auxiliary.
13— Shaw Burner Company holds first organization meeting in new location here. First wheat is cut.
14— Earl Newman is re-elected president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce. Mrs. Emma Haines,
69, resident here 47 years, dies.
15—Roy Hume makes first solo flight after 20 year
becomes the bride of Kenneth Coral Walker. DAR holds tri-city meeting at Country Club.
17— New organ and chimes are ordered for the Presbyterian church. Wedding of Miss Anna Ruth Maus and William Woodman. Marriage of Miss Mary Ruth Hall and Dr. Carl Thomas Moore of Kansas City.
18— Flying school roll closes with 36 applicants.
19— American r Legion favors Arkansas City-Winfield joint airport. Local mills buy first new wheat.
20— Myron Eberle wins second place in state essay contest sponsored by VFW auxiliary. Firemen’s quartet places second in state contest.
21— Robert Clack receives notice to appear at United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. Mysterious bullets wound two Winfield players at Tyler golf course.
22— Air students start flights.
24— Edward Coker and Samuel Shore die in Santa Fe train collision near Guthrie, Okla. Miss Betty Mayfield is elected state secretary for Theta Rho Girls club.
25— Oscar A. Axton, 61, dies after falling from car. James Corrigan, 54, dies. Marriage of Miss Helen Allen and Noel Stewart of Kansas City.
26— Arkansas City’s first 100 degree day.
27— Clarence Beck starts 47 th
23— Alvin Gorr celebrated 70th anniversary of arrival in city. A. T. Gallemore, 69, printer for 17 years, succumbs after illness.
24— John P. Showalter and family leave for Honolulu, Hawaii, where he will be a welding school instructor.
25— Roy Powers slugged and robbed by unknown men. Sol L. Long, father of Harry and John Long, dies in Fort Wayne, Ind.
26— Edward G. Marshall, 72, pioneer resident, dies in Winfield.
29— W. H. Burke of Little River, Democratic candidate for governor, visits in city. John Templar hears relatives in Holland are safe.
30— Dr. C. V. Wilson, private air school student, makes solo flight.
AUGUST
1— O. A. Shields of Guthrie starts to work succeeding A. C. Mitchell, retired, as Santa Fe agent. Jack Lightstone, aviation enthusiast, gets private pilot’s license. Roth Hollenbeck dies after long illness.
2— Mrs. J. W. Johnson, 69, mother of Mrs. John A. Craig, dies.
3— Arkansas City ’tennis tournament in progress.
4— Battery F leaves for three weeks’ camp at Little Falls, Minn. Fire destroys Mount Hope church. Rains bring .87 inch of moisture and drop temperature 30 degrees to pleasant 68. Gerald Tucker, Winfield, wins title including the junior singles, junior and senior doubles.
6— Group headed by Dr. Waldo Wedel of Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D. C., engages in archaelogical excavations north and east of city.
7— Primary election returns
show Kirke Dale, incumbent, ahead of D. Arthur Walker in hotly contested race for state senate Harry Howard elected
American Legion commander.
8— W. C. Ireton dies.
9— Jerry, papier-mache horse which has stood in local harness store 47 years, is sold to eastern collector.
12— Start rebuilding Mount Hope church. Boy Scout water carnival at Country club.
13— Two alligators caught in Ninnescah river.
14— Dr. C. V. Wilson, who is learning to fly, buys Instructor G. L. Rutherford’s airplane. Lee Evans seriously ill in Wichita hospital from effects of spider bite.
15— Mrs. J. L. Pate dies.
17—Dr. H. L. Snyder, Winfield physician, dies.
19. —Death claims Mrs. Martha Lela Dillon, 69.
20. —4-H club achievement Day at community sales pavillion attracts large crowds.
21— Mrs. C. M. Pfisterer succumbs. Marland Oil Company moves offices to city.
22— Start work on Arkalalah celebration. Julius Moldenhauer dies.
24—Charles H. Warren, dies suddenly in Topeka. Floyd Davis of Marshall, Mo., named new Bur-ford theater manager.
26.—Battery F. returns from Little Falls, Minn., camp. Leonard Adler, KG and E sales supervisor, leaves for duty as reserve officer at Fort Bragg, N. C.
28— L. R. Newbern dies after long illness.
29— Estimate property tax
9 - draft board
Mohler and Stanley Spencer
are co-receivers of Keefe plant.
,12—Gov. Ratner speaks here.
14—Vets will form guard; corps.
16— 1345 register for draft.
17— Start choosing Arkalalah queens. County in food stamp plan.
19—George W. Martin, 92, takes first plane ride.
21— David Sherwood found slugged. Albert Faulconer named to district draft appeal board.
22— Arkalalah booster trips start.
23— 100 men join vets guard corps.
25— Bonnie Jean Smith named Arkansas City queen to American Royal.
26— Dedicate organ at United Presbyterian church.
29— Calvin Herrington holds first draft number 158.
30— Approve Keefe reorganization petition.
31— Arkalalah opens to 15,000 persons.
NOVEMBER
5—Republicans win in county; Dale, Cummins, Herlocker, elected; Democrats carry city.
7— Food stamp plan starts.
8— 500 students to speech and debate institute.
11— H. E. Beekmer dies. Oscar Renn speaks at Armistice. Call off parade as cold wave hits.
12— First snow flurries felt.
13— Mercury drops to 6 degrees. Slaven brothers get Eagle scout awards.
14— Junior Chamber of Commerce plans iron lung. Carl Shields and Jack Adams first volunteers for selective service.
15— Jean Peck and Charles Wright named best citizens at high school.
18:—Austin | Andrews injured.
Booster club gives fashion show. Name new Chamber of Commerce directors.
19— Chambers of Commerce endorse armory. Start iron lung campaign.
20— .72 of an inch of rain falls.
22—Jack Morton killed in gun accident. Shields and Adams leave for training camp. Rain .18.
24— Mrs. E. J. Whittle dies. Rain 1.34.
26— Morris Wilkins • heads Chamber of Commerce.
27— Games submits sketch of armory.
28— Rainbow Bend mother shoots husband and kills self.
29— City commissioners approves special bond election on armory. Set election day Dec. 27.
DECEMBER
2— Benefit dance brings $30.25 for Iron Lung.
3— Board extends school holidays.
4— Poultry show judging starts. Bruce Jordan heads retailers. Iron lung fund to $180.64.
5— Gorker has grand champion birds.
6— Mrs. Cora O’Farrell dies. Frank Osgood succumbs. VFW approves armory. Morton Glass named best citizen.
7— Mrs. Mary Schroeder dies. Twenty-four registrants in service class. Iron lung fund to $307.66.
9—Methodist church holds 70th anniversary celebration.
10— W. F. Walker named C of
C secretary.
11— Reach NYA trade school agreement. Iron lung fund to $422.28.
12— Robert Cannon found dead. C of C directors approve NYA school. Bartlesville singers win quartet contest. Iron lung fund over top to $549.62.
13— Hold 4-H achievement banquet. Police seize car theif.
14— 400 to DeMolay convention here. Spencer Simpson found dead.
16— Freak ice and rain storm
strikes city. Many to Messiah. Mrs. Mary McClaskey dies. C. A. Hatten dies.
17— City’s industrial outlook good. Albert Mize dies. Iron lung fund to $625.
18— Football players honored at Lions club banquet. Hit oil well at Bahruth farm. Order Battery F to report Monday. Iron lung fund to $634.
19— Ask topography map on second joint airport site. Plan work on NYA school in January. Draft quota 4 for January. Release plans for new college.
20— Mrs. Florence Moncravie dies. G. W. Pate dies.
21— Hendryx new deputy sheriff here. Two local youths graduate from Kelly Field.
23— Battery F mobilizes. Post-office has record rush. Mrs. Edward Kirkpatrick succumbs. Capt. Percy Hunt dies in Chattanooga.
24— Iron lung fund to $656.50.
26— Dr. L. D. Mitchell dies.
27— City votes $3 0,000 armory bonds. Hold farewell party for Battery F. Charles Ballinger dies.
30— Battery F gets orders to leave Friday. Frank Myers dies. William Scofield succumbs. Andrew Wolf dies.
31— City commissioners designate Oklahoma-Kansas building as site for armory.
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