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MILTON, PENNA. i i Shows D~ily: 2:00-7:00-9:00 p.m. Continuous Saturday 1 to 11 p.m. TODAY FRIDAY and SATLIRDAY Men. - Tues. - Wed. Feb. $1 - 22 - 25 Bette Davis Miriam Hopkins -- In -- "OLD ACQUAINTANCE" STAMPS AND BONDS Total sales of War Stamps and Bonds in Mifflinburg Schools for the week have reached $1,034.10. Total for the year is $5,779.95. Dur- ing the present bond drive the pupils purchased a total of $2,800 in bonds and stamps. FRESHMEN CONDUCWING CHAPEL ~ES The Freshmen are conducting As- sembly this week. Doris Zimmer- man led exercises on Monday morn- mg and Barbara Spangler on Tues- ~tay. MILTON TO PLAY lt~AtE FRL The next home basketball game will be played on Friday evening, February 18 with Milton High. In the game at Milton recently, Coach Haney's Wildcats won the game by , one point margin. TRYOUTS FOR OP]I~t~ETTA Tryouts for the school operetta] are underway and. rehearsal~ will] begin in the near future. Miss Flor- ] ence Buffington and Prof. Thomas[ M. Musser are in charge of the op- [ .retta Thur~ -FrL .Sat. Feb. $4 - 25 - 26 Cary Grant John Gar[ield "DESTINATION TOKYO" - BIRTH RECORD . ~Vlr. and ~Mrs. Charles Culp of Dry Valley X Roads announce the birth of a daughter on Friday, Eebruary li at the Evangelical Hospital, Lew- tsburg. The "save scrap paper" drive is meeting with success. The kids are saving paper faster than the bureau- in Washington can waste it.-- Republic Bulletin. The Athenaeum Club will meet Tuesday evening, February 22 at the home of Mrs. John S. Purne~l, Mar- ket Street. The program commit- tee consisting of Miss Dorotlay Buch- an, Mrs. C. M. Steese and 'Mrs. R. D. Arnold, has secured as a speaker Miss Helen C. Hubbell. of Harris- burg, supervisor, Rural Child Wel- fare Unit of Pennsylvania. A dis- cussion period will follow Miss Hub- hews talk. This meeting is of the type being held in many communities where an attempt is made to solve some of the problems, especially juvenile de- linquency." A community must ex- amine its welfare facil'ities and de- velop a program for the care and protection of its children. They are our future citizens and we must not mt them become delinquent. -- FOR GOOD FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT -- -, Finest Selections o[ Shows *-- -- BUY WAR BONDS FOR YOUR LOVED ONES Today - Friday - Saturday February 17-18-19 DEANNA DHRBIN - FRANCHOT TONE "HIS BUTLER'S SISTER" with PAT O'BRIEN - AKIM TAMIROFF Saturday Matinee Time of Feature 1:30-3:25 p. m. Even- in9 3 Shows 6-7:50-9:50 - Feature 6:20-8:20-10:20. Roxy--Fri.-Sat. - Bill Elliot in "'Bordertown Gun Fighters" i Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday February 21-22-23 -- They are Together in a Roaring Frontier Feud! -- lAMES CAGNEY - HLIMPHREY BOGART "THE OKLAHOMA KID" with ROSEMARY LANE - DONALD CRISP Roxy -- M on.-Tues. - " Gildersleeve on Broadway" i Wed.-Thur. Do'ub fi'le Feature "'Mystery Broadcast" Ruth Warriek - loan Carroll in "'Petticoat Larceny"' Thursday - Friday - Saturday February 24-25-26 20th Century-Fox Gayest Musical Hit With .... THIRTY STARS and THREE BANDS "THE GANG'S ALL HERE" starring ALICE FAYE - CARMEN MIRANDA Roxy--Fri.-Sat. "'The Stranger From Pecos'" e Mrs. Stacy L. Roberts, Sr., gave a most interesting and informative talk on mission ~vork in Korea at the February meeting of The Twen- tieth Century Club held Monday evening with Mrs. A. C. Ehrbart, South Fourth Street. The Reverend Stacy L. Roberts, D. D., now pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Miff- linburg and Mrs. Roberts spent thirty-two years as missionaries in Korea. They had the privilege and satisfaction of seeing great strides made by the inhabitants of that country toward Christianity. Just sixty years ago missiorkar|es entered the country. They not only founded large churches but schools and col- leges for .both men and women were also established. The Koreans were ready to accept the missiOnaries. They ~believed in the Bible and had ~reat faith in prayer. Koreans, un- der Japanese rule, were cons!dered aliens and have been crowded out of the country. Since the war mis- sionaries have also scattered and httle is kno,ccn concerning the fate of the Koreans. Mrs. Roberts also] spoke briefly of the geography of Korea, history, language and cus- toms of the people. Mrs. G. Warley Sehoch, vice pres- ident, presided at a business meeting preceding the talk. Fitting tribute was paid to the memory of Mrs. Virginia Ritter, who passed away on Monday. Mrs. Ritter, a charter mem- ber, was a most devoted and loyal club member, until ill health pre- vented her from attending the meet- e ings. The elt~b decided to contribute to the Seeing Eye as has been the cus- tom for several years. Guests of the club in addition to Mrs. Roberts, the speaker, included Mrs. Elmer Bassett of Mifflinburg. The next meeting of the club will be held 'March 13 at the home of Mrs. Harry F. Blair, East Walnut Street. Guests will include mem- bers of the Mifflinburg Music Club. Auxil'iary to Yoder - Zimmerman Post 1964. Veterans of Foreign Wars held" a meeting and card party Thursday evening. Mrs. Paul Muss- I er took charge of the business meeting. Three applications were received for membership. A dona- ton of $5 was made to the March of Dimes Campaign. The card party was held after the business session. Mrs. Theodore Schuch won the floor prize; Mrs. Earl Shirk won theI prize in Chinese Checkers; Mrs. Mer- rill Bingman won the high prize in 500 and William Shipton won the low prize. First prize in pinochle was won by Mrs. John Cromley, Lewisburg and second by Mrs. John Wagner of Cowan. Mrs. Roy Fink- el won the high prize in bridge and Mrs. Guy Diehl the low prize. There were 5,3 persons at the party. The Mlffltnburg Telegraph, Mi~flh~urg, I that subject. Mr's. Amy Sholly gave a reading entitled "Maggie Mahoney Has An Idea". A socia'l hour was then enjoyed by vll. Mrs. Spaid, hostess, served re- freshments at this time. The Auxiliary of Thomas H. Clapham Post No. 410 met in the Legion Rooms, Borough Building, Wednesday evening of last week. Plans for a food sale to be held Feb- ruary 19 were discussed. Mrs. Guy Diehl is cha~irman of the committee. A contribution of $5 was given ~:o the Auxiliary of Yoder-Zimmerman Yost toward ,:he sewing-kit fund. The phonograph record salvage drive will be conducted by the jun- iors of the American Legion Auxin iary from February 21 to 26. The public is kindly asked to cooperate with the drive and give all ~ld or broken records. The program followed the meet- ing. Mrs. H~bert Spaid, Americani- zation Cha'irman, spoke briefly on Reuel Mitchell, cashier of Mifflin- burg Bank and Trust Company and also a member of.the Kiwanis Club, spoke at the regular meeting held Monday evening in the Hotel Mr. Mitchell very emphatically stressed the need for each and every person 1o buy bonds during the 4th War Loan Drive. Arthur F. Gardner, vice president of the club, presided in the absence of the president, Harold M. ~Iusser, ,.vho is attending the hardware con- vention in Philadelphia. Frank L. Wood read two very in- teresting letters from Kiwanians, Lt. (j.g.) A. Howard Hopper and _Uvt. George B. Klingman, who are .n the armed forces. Lt. Hopper is serving as a chaplain with the Navy in the Pacific and Pvt. Klingman is at present attending the adjutant general's school at Fort Washing- ton, Md. t The 41st Annual Convention of the Union County School Directors' Association was held on Thursday at the East Buffalo C o n s o I i d a t e d School. Forty-seven directors were presen. At the morning session Dr. Carl D. Morneweck, Department of Pub- lic Instruction talked on "School Attendance and Employment of Mi- r.ors during Wartime." Preston' C. VanNess, executive secretary of the State School DI- rectors' Association, discussed with THEATRE ..... Milton Friday, February 18 A Treat For All . . . HI YA, SAILOR With Donal~l Woods - Elyse Knox -- And -- Tim Holt In His Best Western . . . ALONG THE RIO GRANDE -- PI~ -- qLueky Nite at 9:00 $25 Cash ~Prizes Free Sat. . Men., Feb. 19"- 21 ROY ROGERS The King of Cowboys In His Latest and B st Musical Western Man' From Mus;.c Mountain Tue~lay, February 22nd. A Mystery Thriller . . . THE UNKNOWN GUEST --- And -- Blondle's Best FOOTLIGHT GLAMOUR - P~r~- Lucky Ntte Tues. st g:OO $25 Cash Prlzes Free ..... W.d. - Thurs.. Feb: 23-~'~-d-'-'-- ' k Demble Treat For All . . . ? '~tl~2~! TiekaJhi~oW. Ih~q,.t:ns.% -- And -- SURPRISES im store Pemm.," They, the director~ the rules a~'d~ tons of school boards. ~?; At the aNernoon Frank P. Boyer, county tendent of schools gave report showing that ten of ty's 15 schools are bonded indebtedness or loans. Enrollment in these ary schools totaled 2,443 for and the high schools 748 of 3,191, or three more year. While the school p~pul~ been dropping steadily in in the last few years, had three more children in mentary grades than the fore. In the high schools there has been a drop the number of students war. John W. Throssel, of Mi secretary of the Union School Board, was ber of the county board. Grove, of :Mifflinburg, was auditor. Arthur F. Gardner, l~uffalo township, was association's delegate to sylvania State School sociation's convention in Dr. G. Morris Smith, Susquehanna University address on "Education for Life," pointing out that training for youth was school and church. VISITS HERE William Mull of the Management, BaM.Eagle District on e om ENJOYS stnePm AT ~A(~I'S Members of the choir of Evangelical and Reform~*d enjoyed supper at burg on Thursday persons were present. FrL - Sat. Fel~ Walt Disne In Glorious ---> Technicolor! Men.. Tues. Feb. Wed. - Thurs. Feb. ;Jimmy Charlie -- In - You'll scream . roar at Henry's Mix-up. :%!