TO MARK 30TH BIRTHDAY SATURDAY
Mathews-Purnell Post No. 518 will celebrate its 30th anniversary at a dinner with the Ladies Auxiliary in the parish hall of the St. Anthony of
Padua R.C. Church, River Avenue and Twenty-eighth
Street, Saturday, at 7 p, m. This will be the 29th anniversary for the auxiliary.
The Rev. William J. O'Rourke
will give the invocation, the Rev. Warren G. Jennings will say grace and Rabbi Max Weine the benediction.
Eleven Gold Star Mothers will be
honored guests of Commander Irving J. Stiefel. They are Mrs. Ada
Mathews, Mrs. Katherine
Corbett, Mrs. Marie Hunt, Mrs. Catherine
Cahill, Mrs. Harry Maisch, Mrs. Joseph
Selah, Mrs. Walter
Haines, Mrs. Charles
Reynolds, Mrs. John
Peterson, Mrs. John A.
Gorman, and Mrs. Mary
invited guests are Congressman Wolverton, Mrs. Alice Trimble, department senior vice president, Ladies Auxiliary; Mrs. Florence E. Stark, past national president; Mrs. Mary Norcross, Seventh District president; Mrs.
Victoria Nicktern , president of the
5108 auxiliary; Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Ryan; Mrs. John J. Tischner; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Meade, Mrs. Herbert L.
Stool man, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Pfrommer, Mrs. George Clymer, Mrs. Fiore Malacrea, Mrs.
Warren G. Jennings, Mrs. Max Weine, Albert J. Gifford, past commander, Camden county council;
Alvah S. Ward, department chief of staff; County Commander Schuler; Southern area membership chairman, and many others.
The toastmaster will be
Stoolman. Michael Mungioli is banquet chairman, and Mrs. Carrie R. Bean, past department president,
co-chairman. They will be assisted by Mrs. Victoria
Nicktern, president of the 518
auxiliary; Mrs. Beatrice Fredericks, decorations; Mrs. Esther Rowan, Edna Weaver and Mrs. Theresa Mungioli, recreation,
and Orris Smith, program.
At a meeting of the post at 2712 Hayes
Avenue; Stiefel welcomed two new members, Robert C.
Barr, who served in the army, and Gordon Kraft, navy, in World War II.
Steve Walter reported that Otto Self is ill in the Philadelphia Naval hospital. Joseph Hasher
reported Edward Bossett was in Cooper hospital and doing nicely. He is in room 14.
At the entertainment last
Saturday night, with "Big Time" Charlie Crane as master of ceremonies, the
following sang: Dot Flanigan, "Sweetheart" of 518; Fred Falkerberger; Ann Flanigan, "Singing Waitress";
Lois "Singing Cow Girl," and Mike "Medals" Mungioli..