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Q The Daviess County Defense Council is affiliated
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Q Frankfort, Kentucky _
E Honorable Keen Johnson, Governor of Kentucky
g Chairman
g John J. Greenleaf, State Director of
§ Civilian Defense
g DAVIESS COUNCIL DEFENSE COUNCIL
g James R. Wilson, Chairman `
{ J. E. McClure, Vice Chairman Robert Matlock, Secretary
`- MEMBERS 4
i A John Polkinghorn Roy Burlew
2 Hugh O. Potter Bert McCormick
@ Judge J. Everett Long Wilbur K. Miller
i Fred Weir Lawrence W. Hager '
gi John L. Foust Mike Callas
 
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Q AMERICAN LEGION, JAMES L. YATES POST #9 (National American Legion).
{ Founded 1920. Commander, Delbert J- Glenn, Fourth and Allen Streets,
j Owensboro, Telephone 185. Term expires June, 1945. Adjutant, J. 0.
Q Boswell, 1020 East Nineteenth Street, Owensboro. Term indefinite.
gg Membership: 458. Open to honorably discharged veterans of World War I.
EQ Committees: Executive, Delbert J. Glenn,pJ. O. Boswell, William O’Flyn,
Qi R. P. Wimsatt, O. S. Kelly, W. E. Johnson, V. E. Carden, Mike Callas,
Q Charles Asdell, John`W. Polkinghorn, Simon B. Smith.
{ Purpose: Promotion of public welfare and aiding cx-service mon and
,5 their families who need assistance.
E, Normal Civic Activities: Teaching by precept and example true Ameri- _
j canism. Cooperating with governmental and civic defense programs.
Q Defense Activities: Engaged in Auxiliary Police Air Raid Warden
Service, Auxiliary Fire Protection, Motor Corps Service. Interested
in Consumer Protection Activities.
I Local Publications} None. A
· AMERICAN LEGION AUXILILRY, OWENSBOR0 UNIT #1 (National American Legion
" Auxiliary), 217 West Twenty-fourth Street, Owensboro. Founded 1925.
I Prcisdgnt, Miss Margaret Burks, 550 Ewang Court, Owensboro, Telephone '
8 2894~J. Secretary, Miss Sidney Neal, 2019 Littlewood Drive, Owensboro,
Q Telephone 1518. Terms expire August, 1942. Civilian Defense Sec4'“"
x rotary, Mrs. Y} M. Kirtley, 215%·West Second Street, 0wensboro.. Term
i` indefinite. A
l A Mcmbership:H i72. Open to wives, mothers, sisters, daughters of
j Legionnaires. l
{ Committees: Child Welfare, Miss Ella P. Slack, West Eighth Street; A
; Rehabilitation, Mrs. I. M. Hendricks, Vest Twonty—fourth Street;
_ Community Service, Mrs. Delbert Glenn, Fourth and Allen Streets; (
Publicity, Mrs. John Gilmour, West Seventh Street, all of Owensboro.
7 Purpose; Community scrmice and voterans' rehabilitation. y
I _ Norma1·Civic Activities; =Cooperaeing with American Legion, Rod Cross, A
A Salvation Army_and.other civic organizations. ' '
Defense Activities: Engaged in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical Dress-
ings, F1rE% Aid, Child Caro, Entertainment, Recreation, Interviewing.
Local Publications: None. »
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ANERICAN RED CROSS, DAVIESS COUNTY CHAPTER (American Nation Red Cross),
Federal Building, Owensboro. Founded 1917. Chairman, Mike Callas, Owens- ‘
bore, Telephone 159. Secretary, Miss Ella P. Slack, 402 West Eighth Street, `
Owensboro, Telephone 1697. Terms expire October, 1942.
Nbmbcrship: 1,645. Open to persons who join·yoar1y and pay membership
dues of one dollar or more. — `
Committees: None reported. 4 ¤
Purpose: To carry out the purposes of thc Treaty of Geneva and certain
other broadly defined duties. # `
Normal Civic Activities: Home service, homo hygiene and care of the
sick, first aid and volunteer production. “
Defense Activities: Engaged in Soudng and Preparation of Surgical i `
Dressings, Red Cross Assistance, First Aid.
I Local Publications: None.
A BENEVOLENT AND PROTECTIVE ORDER OF ELKS, OWENSBORO LODGE #144 (B.P.O.E. :
of U.S.), 522 Allen Street, Owensboro. Founded 1910. Exalted Ruler, L
J. T. Duncan, 506-8 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Telephone 550. Sec- ¥
· rotary, Richard Slack, 225% St. Ann Street, Owensboro, Telephone 215.
Executive Secretary, L. D. Gasser, Frederica Flats, Owensboro, Telephone
y 18754W. Terms expire February, 1945. V
¤, Membership: 255. Open to American citizens ovor 21 years old. h
f Committees: None reported. I
Purpose: Promotion of public welfare.
1 Normal Civip_Actiyities: Provision of·1unchos and correction of defects
R in tooth and eyesight of indigent school children.
i Defense Activities: None reported. .
§` Lpcal Publications: None. *
- ;_ BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, WESTERN KENTUCKY AREA (National Council, B.S.A.),‘ l
i 201 West Eleventh Street, Owensboro. Founded 1910. Council Com issionor,
I William E. Couty, 621 Daviess Street, Owensboro. Scout Executive, William
V Q. Potter, 621 Owen Court, Owensboro. Council President, H. S. Dunning,
4 2511 Frederica Street, Owensboro. Terms expire February, 1945.
E O_~, Membership: 400.` Open to boys 12 to 18 years old able to pass scout {
Q tests and requirements.
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’• A Committees: Made up of local residents as required.
X Purpose: Character bui1ding,·community service and promotion of A
_ educational and recreational activities. I
_ Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with Red Cross, also civic and‘ `
social organizations. _ . . _
Defense Activities: Engaged in Collection of Scrap Metals and Other A
[_ Metals, Collecting Books. Training for Red Cross Assistance, First
_ Aid, Signal Service. Interested in Teaching Classes of Map Reading
and Sketching. I
5 Local Publications: None.
I BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOM N'S CLUB (State and National Federations
g of B.&P.W.C.), e/e Mrs. Velva Bowers, 218 West Third Street, Owensboro.
A Founded 1924. President, Mrs. Jessie Berry, 551 East Twenty-first ‘
f Street, Owensboro, Telephone 1567-J. Secretary, Mrs. Ruth M. Norris,
3 425 East Twenty-first Street, Telephone 2549-W. Terms expire May, 1945. _
{ Membership: 52. Open to wmmen actively engaged in business or profession.
i Com ittees: Education, Mrs. Delbert Glenn; Finance, Miss Mary E. Rapier;
t Membership, Miss Alberta Tennes and Miss Daisy Chapman; Public Affairs,
· Miss Lorena Tennes; Health, Mrs. Bessie Eads, all of Owensboro.
A Purpose: To promote interests of women`and civic we1fare.· l
· Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with other agencies in all civic) ¥
· EEvements. . ., ‘ A " " _ ( , A
V— Defense Activities: Interested in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical
Dressings, Red Cross Assistance. · n ‘ ‘
‘ Local Publications: None. I _ A
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CIVIL AIR DEFENSE, OWENSBORO SQUADRON (Kentucky Civil Air Defense), ‘
- Airport, Owensboro. Founded 1942. President, L. S. Cox, Jr., ll1O
Parrish‘Avenue,·Owensboro, Telephone l695~J.t Secretary, Charles G. ' i
Bridges, 1551 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Telephone 2451. Executive
“ V; Secretary, Noble Ayer, 801 Locust Street, Owensboro. Terms indefinite.
I Membership: 55. Qualifications, experience and ability in some branch
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Civil Air Defense, Owensboro Squadron (Continued)
Committees: Medical, Dr. E. M. Day, Whitesvilleg Transportation,
Gresham Houghland, Owensboro; Communications, Dr. Frank Pardon,
Owensboro.
Purpose: National defense.
‘ Normal Civic Activities: Courier service, observation patrol, touring
of gunnery targets, air ferry service, assistance to moving military
forces and cooperation with local defense organizations. e
` Defense Activities: Engaged in Civilian Aircraft Warning Service,
Signal Services, Research Assistance. I
Local Publications: None. . I
DAUGHTERS OF ISABELLA (National Daughters of Isabella), 404 West Fourth
Street, Owensboro. Founded 1925. ‘Regent, Mrs. Dora Snyder, 601 Cedar g
_ Street, Owensboro. Secretary, Miss Catherine lenegar, Owensboro. Ex- Q
ecutivo Secretary, Mrs. D. O'Connell Daugherty, 1755 Frederica Street, “
Owensboro, Telephone 648-J. Terms expire January, 1945. Q
` ‘ Membership: 78. Open to prominent Catholic women. I
I Committees: None reported. '
' Purpose:‘ Promotion of religious understanding and closer unity among ,
L cemmunicants of Catholic faith. (
L Defense Activities: Engaged in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical Dress- ·
ings, Red Cross Assistance, Child Care. Interested in Library Service, -
; Collecting Books. I
A Local Publications: None.
( DAUGHEERS OF ISABELLA, OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP CIRCLE #241 (Kentucky
} Circle, Daughters of Isabella), c/o Rudd Hotel, Owensboro. Founded 1919. V
g President, Miss Catherine Lenegar, 426 Triplott Street, Owensboro, Tele-
g phone 418-W. Term expires October, 1942. Secretary, Miss Margaret I -
‘ ? Arnold, 510 Triplett Street, Owensboro, Telephone 5lB4W. Executive
E Secretary, Mrs. Froda Donhouer,415 Lewis Street, Owensboro, Telephone
5184W. Torms`oxpiro November, 1942. ` 5
3 Membership: 77. Open to Catholics of sound health and com unicants - 4
{ of St. Joseph Church. ` · i
i Committees: None reported. I
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Q Daughters of Isabella, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Circle #241 (Continued)
T Purpose: Charity and social service. ·
E Normal Civic Activities: Social work among people or Catholic faith.
`I Defense Activities:' Engaged in Family Social Service in Industrial
E Areas. Interested in Hospital and Clinical Assistance. ' `
Q  Lece.1 Publications: None. ‘ l ~ - l
E DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, OWENSBORO CHAPTER (State and National ~
E _ Society D.A.R.), 518 West Fifteenth Street, Owensbero.* Founded 1870. Re-
Q gent, Mrs. E. A. Carter, 518 West Fifteenth Street, Owensboro, Telephone
Q 1452. -Sccretary, Mrs. Overton Cheatham, R.R.#5, Owensboro. Terms expire
g June, 1945. ·
{ Membership: lO4.· Open to lineal descendants of those who aided the
{ American cause in the Revolution.
JE Committees: War Relief, Mrs. D. D. Bogard, 505 East Fourth Street,
f Owensboro.
{ Purpose: To perpetuate the memory and spirit of_theso the achieved
j American independence. ` `
if Normal Civic Activities : Cooperating with educational institutions
Q in fostering patriotism, with Rod Cross, American Legion and other
§ organizations in their undertakings. V `
g Defense Activities: Engaged in Hospital and Clinical Assistance, Sewing
Q and Preparation or Surgical Dressings, Red Cross Assistance. Interested
Q in Family Social Service in Industrial Areas, Child Care. A
i Local Publications: None. A 1· _ J
é DAVIESS COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION; Founded 1895. President, Morten Holbrook, (
j 22l% St. Ann Street, Owensboro, Telephone 1280. Secretary,.Wi1liam L. ' p
Q Wilson, Masonic Tenple, Owensboro, Telephone 2212. Terms expire December, 1
f 1942. I A
é Membership: 45. Open to practicing attorneys in good standing with the 2
Kentucky Bar Association. H ‘ V
Q Committees: Resolutions, ethics,_unauthorized practice of lang statute A
Q revision. . I
Q _ Purpose; Better understanding of the law and fair enforcement thereof.
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Normal Civic Activities: Enterprises designed to improve the adminis-
tration of justice. . ~
Defense Activities: ,Engaged in Public Speaking, Discussion Leaders, I
Interviewing. I .
_ Local Publications: None. -
DAVIESS COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY (American Medical Association, State
Medical Society), 2000 Lexington Avenue, Owensboro. Founded 1927. Presi-
acne, Dr. Horace Harrison, zooo Lexington Avenue, Owensboro, Telephone
·’ 75J*§g Secretary, Dr. W. B. McGloy, l4l4 Waverly Court, Owensboro,
Telephone 2500. Terms expire February, 1945. A
Membership: 67. Open to licensed graduates of recognized medical _
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Cpm ittees: None reported. _ _ _ I
Purpose: Advancement of medical science. i L
_ Normal Civic Activities: Cooporates with local health unit, Aids`War t
Department by providing examining board for army draftees. Q
· Defense Activities: Engaged in Hospital and Clinical Assistance, Child 5
l Care, Research Assistance. Interested in Ambulance Service, Rod Cross g
Assistance, First Aids Q
§ ` Local Publications: None. s 4 A
I DAVIESS COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY AUXILIARY, 2532 Allen Street, Owensboro. ‘ i
· Founded 1928. Acting President, Mrs. Julia Dixon, 1324 Frederica Street,
Z Owensboro. Secretary, Mrs. William“Woolfolk, 2119 Frederica Street, I
g Owensboro. Terms expire October, 1943. ;
; Membership: 78. Open to licensed nurses and wives of physicians.
2 Committees: None reported. ` _
l § Purpose: Cooperating with physicians and hospitals in providing medical 3
é care to those needing assistance. I
A Normal Civic Activities: Aid to hospitals and the Red Cross.; _ Q
F Defense Activities: Engaged in Hospital and Clinical Assistance, Red Cross Q
S Assistance, First Aid, Child Care. Interested in Ambulance Service, Scving i
i and Preparation of Surgical Dressings. =
?. Local Publications: None. p
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5 DAVIESS COUNTY TUBERCULOSIS ASSOCIATION (State and National Tubcrcu1osis‘
j Associations), 202 Frederica Strcct, Owensboro. Founded 1910. President,
A Earl S. Vdntor, 202 Frodorica Street, Tolophonc 1780. Secretary, lbs.
i _ Julia Dixon, 1324 Frederica Stroot, Owensboro, Tclcphonc 1517-J. Terms
Q oxpiro September, 1942.
E Membership: 16. Opcn to intorostcd citizens of good character. I
L Committees: No standing committoos. Appointments mado as noodod for
E Christmas Scale, investigation and other activities. 9
E Igurposez To provont tuberculosis and promcto bottcr health.
L - Norriggjlgwio Activities: Sponsoring nutrition classes in public schools 4
Q V and caring for tuberculosis patients in Owensboro and Daviess County. I
Q IEjE§@c_Activitios: Engaged in Hospital and Clinical Assistance, Child
Q Care, IntEroEtod_in Consumer Protection Activities.
i Local Eublications: None.
{ INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FELLONS, BROTHERS LODGE #132 (Grand Lodge of
y _Kcntucky I.0.0.F.), 202 Vest Third Street, Owensboro. Founded 1870.
E Noble Grand, Janes H. McKinney, 1924 Griffith Placc, Owensboro, T>lophonc .
·} 1924 or 1500. `Sccrotary, A. Galloway, 1301 Vvnablo Avenue, Ovmnsboro,
E Tolophono 2157-R. Terms oxpiro December, 1942. `
E Membership: 89. Open to rcputablc citizens who believe in a Supromo Deity.
it Committees: None reported. _
i Purpose: Fraternal and social. _
t Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with Tuberculosis Association, local
Y health department and all civic organizations, cspocially thoso furnish—
{ ing lunches and medical assistance to needy school children.
Q Dofonso Activities: VEngagod in Rod Cross Assistance, First Aida Child
4 Caro. Interested in Eamily Social Scrvico in Industrial Areas, Public
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E Local Publications: _ f
; KIWANIS CLUB or OWENSBOEO (Kiwanis International), c/o Hotel Owensboro, l
5 Owensboro. Founded 1952. President, dex Lee May, Owensboro. Secretary,
N Clyde Watson, 50S East Fifth Street, Owensboro. Executive secretary, l
i George Long, 1100 Ewerson Court, Owensboro, Telcphono 1850-J. Terms
Qi expire lanuary, 1945. · _
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Membership: 78. Open to business and professional men of good character. u
Committees: None reported. ‘ _
Purpose: Promotion of better business standards and community spirit;
assumption of citizenship responsibility. . Z
Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with local health department in
providing free dental and medical services for indigent school children. _
. Defense Activities: Npgaged in Auxiliary Police, Air Raid harden Service,
Motor Corps Service, Ambulance Service, Hospital and Clinical Assistance, `
Child Care. Interested in Library Service. 1
Local Publicatiens:' None. ‘ 1
" KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS,`OKENSBORO COUNCIL (National and State Councils, p
I K. of C.). Founded 1898. Grand Knight, Ellis Conley, 201% East Second »
A Street, Owonsboro,_Te1cphono 275. Secretary, Guy A. Aull, 1410 East q
Fourth Street, Owensboro, Telephone 2655-R. Terms expire October, 1942• S
_ Executive Sccretary,`William Frey, 801 East Fifth Street, Owensboro. Term E
- indefinite. V _ . 3
° _ Membership: 165. Open to members of Catholic Church in good standing `
and certified by the parish. ‘
Com ittees: None reported. .
i Purpose: Fratornal and charitable. I S A
i Normal Ciyip“Activitipsj None. C V
_ DofepEg_ActiXitios: Engaged in Auxiliary Police, Air Raid Warden Sor- V
V vice, Auxiliary Fire Protection, Collection of Scrap Metals and Other
f Metals. lntcresteduin Hospital and Clinical Assistance, Red Cross As- .
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E Local Publications: None. ‘
E _LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE, OWENSBORO LODGE (National L.O.M.), 404 West Fourth p
V Street, Owensboro. Founded 1910. Governor, August C. Michael, 515 Clay
I Street, Owensboro, Telephone 456. Secretary, B. Shaekelford, 2lO Vest {
L Fifth Street, Owensboro. Terms expire February, 1945. f
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§ Nembcrship: 505. Open to white adult males of good character. 3
i Conmnjjnxljgtptgnenz August Michael, B. Shackelford, Birdie Abshire, i
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`i Ppgpeseg. Child training and promotion ef better unity among civic
{ organizations in local child welfare work.
Q Nerma1·Civic Activities: Correcting physical disabilities in school
{ children; cooperating with Elks, Lions and Rotary Clubs in their civic
E programs.
i Defense Activities: Engaged_in.Air Raid Warden Service, Auxiliary Fire
g Protection, Motor Corps Service, Preparation and Serving of Food,
Q Collecting Scrap Metals and Other Metals, Entertainment. A
V g Loealmiublications: None. `
i ORDER OF EASTERN STAR, ACACIA CHAPTER #46 (Grand Chapter of Kentucky,
(Z O.E.S.), masonic Temple, 227 St. Ann Street, Owensboro.` Founded 1875.
E Worthy Hatron, Hrs. Clara Akin, 1421 West Second Street, Owensboro. `
IZ Secretary, Hrs. Clyde Kirk, 520 Hathaway Street, Owensboro, Telephone
{ l422—E Vorthy Patron, O. A. Hodde, 212 East Twenty-second Street,
Q Owensworo. Terms expire September, 1942.
? Membegshipi 500. Open only to daughters, wives, widows,_sisters or
n 7 mothers of Master Masons in good standing.
E Committees: Home reported.
if Purpose: Fraternal and charitable.' _ 4
L Normal Civic Activities: Aid to American Red Cross and Masonic‘Tidews
{ and Orphans Homo. . 1 4 V · Z .
S Eefense Activities: Engaged in Hospital and Clinical Assistance, Sewing
Q and Preparation of Surgical Dressings, Child Care. }nterestod_in F
, Ambulance Service, First Aid. A
L Local Publipations: None. . l
2 OWENSBORO CHAMBER OF,CCHMERCE (U.S. Chamber of Commerce), 102 East {
~; Third Street, Owensboro. Founded 1919. President, A. S. Griffin. Term (
E expires October, 1942. Executive Secretary, Cline B. Finnell, 102 i
9 East Third Street, Ovmnsbore, Telephone 812. Torm.indofinito. ` Q
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Committees: Retail Merchants,Division, E. S. Montgomery, J. J. Newberry
Co.; Retail Grocers Division, M. E. Bunch, 516 Triplett Street; New
Industries Fund, Ferdinand Birk, 1712 Griffith Avenue; War Service ‘
Organization, Cline Finnell, 102 East Third Street; Food Industries,
G. I. Parker, 508 Hill Avenue. ·
Purpose: To improve civic, industrial and commercial life of the city.
Normal Civic Activities: Assuming leadership and cooperating with all
civic activities as occasion demands for advancement of business con-
ditions and patriotism in the community; Sponsored Retailers for Victory T
i Campaign.
Defense Actiyitiesj Engaged in Research Assistance, Collecting Scrap
and Other lbtals, Discussion Leaders. _
Local Publications: Monthly Bulletin. d _
OWETGACRO CITY COUNCIL OF PARENTS AND TEACHERS (State and National
“ Congresses of Parents and Teachers). Founded 1916. President, Mrs. '
» Earl L. Peak, 520 Booth Avenue, Owensboro, Telephone 1275-J. Secretary,
Mrs. Blanche Duncan, 202 Clay Street, Owensboro, Telephone 2836-R. Terms
. expire Nay, 1943, and Hay, 1944, respectively.
Membership: 805. Open to parents, teachers and others interested in
( child vmlfare.
I Committees: Health, Hrs. P. M. Barlow, 1222 Independence Avenue; Safety,
¤ Nrs. Harvey Ford, 124 Vest 24th Street, Owensboro, Telephone 15314W; i
2 Parent Education, Hrs. E. H. Lovell, 1915 Frederica Street, Owensboro. ·
; Purpose: Child Welfare. 4 ' _ I
A Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with`Wcman's Club, Lions Club and
{ Rotary Club in charity programs.
t Defense Activities: Engaged in Red Cross Assistance, Preparation and I
Q‘ Serving of Food in School Lunch Rooms, Child Care, Library Service.
E Local Publications: None. ` - . t
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° OVENSBORO CURRENT EVENTS CLUB (General Federation of Vemen's Clubs). ` _
g Founded 1914. President, Mrs. V. C. Haycraft, Hartford Road, Owensboro,
L Telephone 840-J. Secretary, Hrs. John Reid, Freeman Avenue, Ovmnsboro.
; Terms expire February, 1945. ·
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I Membership: 16. Acquired by unanimous vote of members.
( Committees: None.
l Purpose: Cultural improvement of members. A
I Normal Civic Activities: Sponsorship of educational programs.
{ Defense Activities: Interested in Entertainment, Recreation.
‘ Local Publications: None.
ONENSBORO DISTRICT DENTAL ASSOCIATION (American Dental Association),
404§·Frederica Street, Owensboro. Founded 1901. President, Dr. T. J.
Boldrick, 1521 Parrish Avenue, Owensboro, Telephone 668. Secretary, ·
Dr. H. B. Harris, 205%·West Fourth Street, Owensboro, Telephone 1400.
. Terms expire February, 1945.
A Ngnggrship: 52. Open to licensed dentists.
I Committees: _ None. A
V Purpose: Promotion of better health. J A _‘
A Normal Civie_Activities: Cooperating with local health unit in
A examination of'seheel children and with the`War Department in ex- I
j aminatien of draftees.
· Defense Activities: Engaged in Hospital and Clinical Assistance,
» Red Cross Assistance, First Aid, Child Care.
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— Local Publications: None. ° .' _
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. OWENSBORO FEDERATION OF NOMEN'S CLUBS, c/o Mrs. E. H. Lovell, 309 Fourth 2
, Street, Owensboro. Founded 1957. President, Mrs. T. L. Mills, 1210 ”
F Frederica Street, Owensboro, Telephone 559-J. Secretary, Mrs. Gertrude ;
j McQuigg, 206 Park Avenue, Owensboro, Telephone 1049-J. Terms expire (
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Nhmbership: 15 clubs. Open to executives and members of federated 1
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U Cemmittees:'None. t
.. Purpose: Closer union for civic work.
" Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with Red Cross, Bundles for Britcln
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Dofense_AEtivities: Engagod;in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical
Drossin@s. Interested in Hospital and Clinical Assistance, Child Care.
Local_Pub1ioations: Nona. V
OWENSBORO JUNIOR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (Stato and National Junior Chamber
of Commorco), 414 Masonic Building, Owcnsboro. Foundcd 1940. Prosidont,
William L. Mhlson, 414 Masonic Building, Owensboro, Telephono 2212. Seo-
rctary, Villiam Thompson, 1916 Fleming Avcnuo, Owonsboro, Tolophonc 1901-J.
Torms oxpire July, 1942. ‘ · I ·
Ngmbgrship: 85. Open to mon of good character, 21 to 35 years old.
Committocs: Youth and Americanism, William Fulton,_Jr.; Govcrnmontal `
Aifairs, John F. Food; Public Hoalth and Safoty, Dr. William E; Carpontor;
Agrioulturo, Robort Lytlo; Aviation, Charles Bridges, all of Owensboro.
Purpoioz To promote civic sorvico and public welfare through active,
A constructivo projocts and to train young mon in lcadcrship and civic ‘
oonsciousnoss.
Normal Civic Activitios: Nonc. _
Dofonso Activities: None specifically, but willing to cooporato in any
I homo dofonso program.that is assigned to tho organization.
‘ Ipcal Publications: "The Quill" (publishcd fortnightly).
A OWENSBORO LIONS CLUB (Lions Intornational). Foundod 1920. Prosidcnt,‘
V Albcrt Kittingor, Owcnshoro, Tolephonc 156. Socrotary, J. V. Vittitow,
5 221 St. Ann Stroct, Owonsbcro, Tclophono 1938. Torms oxpiro Juno, 1945.
Membership: 116. Open to Owonsboro business and professional mon.
Z Committoocz. None roportod. ‘ ’ ‘
Q Purpose: Sorvioo-to the community. =
V é Normal Civic Activities: Provision of ocular and dontal sorvicos for
Q undorprivilogod childron. I
Dofcnso“Actjvitios: Int0rost0d_in Auxiliary Firo Protoction. Z .
i Local Publioationo: Nono. V *
 
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OWENSBORO MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION, 1808 McCroary Avenue, Owensboro.
Founded 1950. President, R. L. Alexander, 1808 McCreary Avenue,
Owensboro, Telephone 2578. Secretary, Fred O. McCoy, Y.M.C.A.,
Owensboro. Terms expire February, 1945. “
A Membership: 55. Open to ordained ministers of churches in Owensboro
C and surrounding territory.
. Com ittees: Moral Crusade, Robert E. Humphreys, 1520 Millers Court,
Owensboro.
Purpose: Promotion of religious welfare.
A Normal Civic_AEtivities: General spiritual welfare; crusading against
crime, sale of intoxicating liquors and for banishment of slot machines.
· DefppsoWA£tiyitios: Interestod_in Child Care, Entertainment, Recreation,
A Collecting Books, Discussion Loaders.
A Local Publications: None.
C OWENSBORO‘RESCUE MISSION, 117 Frederica Street, Owensboro. Founded 1959.
¥ President, Rev. H. B. Carrico, 1511 Alexander Avenue, Owensboro. Tole-
pheno 1570. Assistant Superintendents, Rev. and Mrs. W. 0. Self, .
Z 117 Frederica Street; Secretary, Frank Gaddis. Terms indefinite.
A Membership: 75. Open to members in good standing of Owensboro churches. *
i Committees:_ None reported. .
I Purpose: Religious and social work; rehabilitation of unwod mothers.
{ ` Normal Civic Activities: Operation of transient quarters a.nd assisting
_ in the collection of paper and clothing. {
iDefense Activities: Engaged in Preparation and Serving of Feed, Family
’ Social Service in—Industria1 Areas, Collecting Scrap and Other Metals. g
Interested in Child Care. Mission has twenty-five room building that
C can be made available for housing of refugees from bombed areas.
‘ Local Publications: None. i
SALMATION ARMY, INC. (National Salvation Army, Inc.), 2518 West Second A
Q Street, Owensboro. `Cemmanding Officer, Haj. John R. Davis, 2518 West l
` Second Street, Telephone 1250. Term indefinite.
F Membership: 125. Qualifications, acceptance of doctrinal faith, omn-
plianco with rules and regulations. A

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Committees: Advisory board composed of seventeen local business men
and women. `
Purpose: Dispensing of charitable and'spiritual assistance to all needing
it, without discrimination as to class, creed or color. A
Normal Civic Activities: Furnishing transient hotel facilities, local .
relief and recreation, cooperating with`We1fare League and WPA, cen-
ducting religious services.
o Defense Activities: Engaged in Preparation and Serving of Food, Family
V Social Service in Industrial Areas. Interegted in Entertainment, Collect-
‘ ing Books.
Local Publications: None.
SATURDAY MUSICALE (State and National Federation of Music Clubs).
Founded 1896. President, Mrs. F. M. Haydos, 1501 Waverly Place, Owons— `
bore, Telephone 1031. Secretary, Mrs. Maurice Stimsen, 2224 Frederica
‘ Street, Owensboro, Telephone 22954N. Terms expire September, 1942.
Membership:‘ 52.‘ Open to‘individuals with advanced musical training.
I Committees: Publicity, Mrs. Henry Pettit; Finance, Miss Ovela O'F1ynn; (
‘ Radio, Mrs. Hugh Petter; Advisory, Mrs. J. N. Snyder, all of Owensboro.
Purpose: Advancement of musical education by Junior and Morning Musical
i Clubs for school children. (
i Normal Civic Activities: Furnishing music for patriotic meetings, church,
social and civic functions. w `
@ Defense Activities: Engaged in Hospital and Clinical Assistance. lng
' terested in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical Dressings, Family Social
Service in Industrial Areas, Recreation.
i Local Publications: Year Book.
E UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY, JOHN BRECKINRIDGE CHAPTER (National
4 1 U.D.C.), 2207 Frederica Street, Owensboro. Founded 1880. President, ‘
§ Mrs. E. R. Bonnett,`4l4 Crabtree Avenue, Owensboro. Secretary, Mrs.
= James T. Duncan, 451 Triplott Street, Owensboro. Terms expire February, r
1945. ‘ 4
i Membership: 27. Limited to widows, wives, sisters, nieces, and lineal `
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United Daughters of the Confederacy, John Breckinridge Chapter (Continued)
A _ Committees: None reported.
_Purpose: Promotion of closer friendship among relatives of Confederate
veterans.
Normal Civic Activities: Aid to old veterans, Bundles for Britain and
America.
Defense Activities: Engaged in Sewing and Preparation of Surgica1‘
Dressings. Interested in Family Social Service in Industrial Areas,
V Library Service.
Local Publications: None. I
g NNITED‘SPANISH FAR VETERANS”(National U.s.v.w.), lO15 West Second _
Street, Owensboro. Founded 1902. Com andcr, D. S. Smith, 1015 West
5 Second Street, Owensboro. Adjutant, N. E. Bunch, 115 West Twenty-
Q second Street, Owensboro, Telephone 1915-R. Terms expire January, A
1945. ‘
Membership: 20. (Limited to veterans of Spanish—Amorican War.
{ Committees: None. Z A
Purpose: Patriotic and social. I 1
1 Normal Civic Activities: None. l V
‘ Defense Activities: Engaged_in Red Cross Assistance, First Aid. In-
. terested in Family Social Service in Industrial Areas, Child Care.
Local Publications: None. A A
1 VETERANS OF FOREICN WARS, OYENSBORO POST #696 (National V.F.W.), ‘
102 Daviess Street, Owensboro. Founded 1959. Commander, Lewis Hays,
102 East First Street, Owensboro, Telephone 2146. Adjutant, Joseph V. _
Connor, 1420 West Ninth Street, Owensboro, Telephone 658-M. Terms ;
expire June, 1945. . _ i
` Membership: 125. Open only to veterans of U.S. armed forces with Q
foreign service records. Q
L Cenmnttoes: None. L _ J
I Purpose: Promotion of Americanism, service to community, state and
j nat i on.
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Normal Civic Activities: Aid to veterans, Red Cross and American Legion.
Defense Activities: Engaged in Auxiliary Police, Red Cross Assistance,