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Frankfort, Kentucky
Honorable Koen Johnson, Governor of Kentucky
Chairman
John J. Greenleaf, State Director of
Civilian Defense
Paducah and McCracken County Defense Council
Pierce E. Lackey, Chairman `
C. A. Sawyer, Co-ordinator Floyde D. Sperry, Secretary '
MEMBERS
Jas. P. Smith R. R. Royal Martin J. Yopp
Leo F. Keilcr U. .``— A. Conway Schultz Riggs
Chas. Vahlkamp Judge Brady Stewart H. L. Smith
Roy M. Prather Hrs. C. R. McEwen Iva Boyd
U. F. Mchurry lhs. J. H. Bailey Rev. Joseph Walker
Dr. J. N. Bailey E. J. Paxton Will Ford
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Patriotic Societies, Veterans Organizations and Auxiliarios. .... l
Fraternal Organizations and Societies.. ............. Q ¤»..¤.¤;¤,. 7
Civic, Industrial, Business, Professional and Trade Organizaa ¤
tions ..........,¤..¤..¤..¤...¤.,................¤.....,.,...¤.. . l7
Literary and Educational Societies .......¤.. Q .,¤..,............. 5l
Religious and Welfare Organizations .......... b ....° . ..........¤. 35
Types of Defense Activities Listed .¤,..........¤...¤....¤¤...... 49
Alphabetical Index,. .....¤. .. ............¤....,.........¤....¤.. 5l
Index By Defense Activitics.. .¤.¤.,,.¤....... . ....u,n¤..,....... 53

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AMERICAN LEGION, CHIEF PADUKE POST #51 (National American Legion), ‘
2921 Broadway, Paducah, Ky. Founded 1919. Commander, J. D. Patterson,
208 Lcvelaceville Road, Paducah, Ky., Telephone 56555R._ Secretary,
W. H. Troutman,_52l S. Seventh Street, Paducah, Ky., Telephone 5842.
Terms expire July, 1942.
Membership: 475. Qualifications, a veteran of World War I, with an
- honorable discharge.
Com ittees: Executive, Owen R. Green, 521 N. Seventh Street, Paducah,
Ky.; Americanism, D. T. Cooper, 5258 Madison Street, Paducah, Ky.; '
Junior Baseball, Horace Rudolph, 516 S. Twenty-first Street, Paducah,
Ky.
Purpose: Patriotic and fellowship organization to aid World War
veterans and their dependents. g V
Normal Civic Activities: Sponsor of Junior Baseball. Cooperates
with public and private agencies upon request.
Defense Activities: Interested in Auxiliary Police, Air Raid Warden_‘
Service, Civilian Aircraft Warning Service, Auxiliary Fire Protection,
Salvage Demolition Service, Emergency Repair Service, Motor Corps
Service, Ambulance Service, Hospital and Clinical Assistance, Red Cross
Assistance, First Aid, Operation of Canteens, Radio Operation and
Repair, Recreation, Library Service. Registration of members for
volunteer defense activities: Yes. Forms on file at office of Post
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Local Publications: None. I A A
AMERICAN LEGION AUKILIARY, CHIEF PADUKE UNIT #51 (National American ‘
Legion Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Kentucky),
1618 Monroe Street, Paducah, Ky. Founded 1921. President, Mrs. C. M.
Goodwin, 1618 Monroe St., Paducah, Ky., Telephone 1710¢W. Secretary,
Mrs. W. M. Reams, 1618 Monroe St., Paducah, Ky., Telephone l901¢W.
Terms expire July, 1942.
Membership: 148. Qualifications, mothers, wives, sisters or
daughters of members of_the American Legion. -
Committees: National Defense, Mrs. W. M. Reams, 1616 Monroe Street; '
Americanism, Mrs. Stanley Phipps, 514 Lovelaceville Road; Child Welfare,
Mrs. WL H. Troutman, 521 S. Seventh Street; Employment, Mrs. R. H.
Harkey, 1744 Harrison Street; Legislation, Hrs. Noble Butterworth,
Wallace Apts.; Publicity, Mrs. Earl Lavos, 1722 Monroe Street; a1l_of
Paducah, Ky.
Purpose: Rehabilitation of disabled veterans, child welfare, educa-
tionaluaid for orphans of veterans and support for adequate National
Defense.

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American Legion Auxiliary Chief Paduke Unit #51 (continued) 7
Normal Civic hctivitieszl Red Cross, Greater Paducah Assn., Nilk f
and Ice Fund, Tuberculosis Fund. Y
Defense Activities: Engaged_in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical A
Dressings, First Aid, Collecting Books, Public Speaking. Training for.
p Hospital and Clinical Assistance. Registration of members for }
volunteer Civilian Defense: Yes. Forms on file with National, State, Q
and local unit departments. _ L
Local Publications: Year Book (Annually) "National News" (Monthly) 7
ALERTCAN LEGION, YINPON-COLELAN POST #60 (American Legion), 708 Tenn. ` I
Street, Paducah, Ky. Founded 1932. Commander, E. T. Freeman, 729 4 ,
Uashington Street, Paducah, Ky. Adjutant, S.L. Polk, M.D. , 900 Tenn. ,
Street, Paducah, Ky., Telephone 950. Executive Secretary, Prof. E.W]l (
Whiteside, 1514 N. Eighth Street, Paducah, Ky. Terms expire Ju1y,:1942. A
Membership: 17. Qualifications, service in World Har 1 and an'
honorable discharge. I ‘n 9 I
Committees; National Defense, S.L. Polk, H.D. 900 Tenn. Street; ‘
Civilian Defense, V.K. Munchy, 708 Tenn} Street: Salvage (North Side),
Actrian Brewer, 919 Burnett Street; Salvage (South Side), Willie
Ratcliffc, 608 Jackson Street; Stamps and Bonds, E. W. Whiteside, ‘
1514 N. Eighth Street; all of-Paducah, Ky., -·»,
. Purpose: To perpetuate true Americanism. :,·. P
Normal Civic Activities: Teaching by precept and example true
Americanism, cooperating with civic organizations whose primary purpose
is community uplift. ( in - S
Defense Activities: None reported. Registration of members for -
( volunteer Civilian Defense: Yes. Forms_on file at the Secretary's
office and at_Department Headquarters. · ‘
is Local Publications: None. l U P i
P BUNDLES FOR AlLR1CA, PADUCAH CHAPTER (Bundles for America), 2005
Broadway, Paducah, Ky. Founded 1942. President, Irs. Burnett,
( 2005 Broadway, Paducah, Ky., Telephone 1028. Secretary, hrs. Stanley
`_ Petter, Blanville Road, Paducah, Ky., Telephone 1456. Terms, indefinite.
if Membership: 15. Qualifications, anyone_intenested in the cause.
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Bundles for America, Paducah Chapter (continued)
Purpose: Collection of useful merchandise for the Service Ken of
the United States Armed Forces. .
Normal Civic Activities: None reported.
Defense Activities: None reported.
Local Publications: None. »
BUNDLES FOR BRITAIN (Bundles for Britain, Inc.), e/o hrs. S. A.
Fowler, President, Lone Oak Road, Paducah, Ky. Founded 1940.
President, Hrs. S. A. -owler, Lone Oak Road, Paducah, Ky.,
Telephone 235. Secretary, Hrs. Lax Killer, Kenmil Place,
Blandville Road, Paducah, Ky., Telephone 268. Terms, indefinite.
Membership: l5. Qualifications, anyone interested in the cause.
Committees: None. ;
Purpose: Collection of clothing for British`War Relief.
Normal Civic Activities: Knitting and collecting used clothing,
and send cash contributions derived from entertainments and donors.
Defense Activities: None reported. l
Local Publications: None. -
DISABLED VETERANS OF PORLD INR I (National Disabled Veterans of
World`Uar‘I),-GO9 Husbands, Paducah, Ky. Founded 1929. Commander,
U. M. Graham, 609 Husbands, Paducah, Telephone llG9—J. .Secretary,
John Hurt, Route¤#5, Paducah, Hy. Terms expire July, 1942.
Membership: ll5. Qualifications, disabled veteran of World Tar l.
Committees: Relief, Oscar Yoodard, Thos. Jefferson Place; Enter-
tainment, Guy Marshall, l35 Broadway; Qmployment, Thos. N. Parker,
l2l2 Bell Ave.; Service, A. B. Ramey, YO4 S. Fourth Street; all
of Paducah, Ky.
Purpose: Aid to disabled veterans and their families. A
Normal Civic Activities: Zelfare work exclusively.
Defense Activities; Interested in Family Social Service in
Industrial Areas. Registration of members for volunteer Civilian
Defense: Yes. Able—bodied members registered at G.P.A. general
Local Publications: None. ·

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40 AND S (National 40 and 8, State 40 and 8), 126 S. Second Street, (
Paducah, Ky. Founded 1925. Chef do Gare, J. P. Paterson, 208 ;
Lovelaceville Rd., Paducah, Ky., Telephone 5655-R. Corrcspondante, Y
Geo. A. Hannin, 126 S. Second Street, Paducah, Ky., Telephone 409. _
Terms expire July 1942.
, Membership: 74. Qualifications, member of American Legion who has
performed some outstanding service for the Legion. J,
Committees: Child Uelfare, Owen Green, 521 N. Seventh Street, Y
Paducah, Ky.; Public Health, Halter H. Frontman, 52l.S. Seventh I
Street, Paducah, Ky. _ - — _
Purpose: To promote the interest of the American Legion. · A
Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating through the American Legion on
Air Raid harden Service. ( I - j_ ( v
Defense Activities: Training for Air Raid Harden Service, Civilian__ _ ~
Aircraft`Uarning Service, Auxiliary Fire Protection, First Aid.
Registration of members for volunteer Civilian Defense: Yes. Regis- v_
tration forms on file with American Legion. _ p
Local Publications: None.lL L N..‘ iii,. `-Nl
UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY, PADUCAN CHAPTER (United Daughters
of the Confederacy, Inc.), c/o hrs. C. N. Bennett, Ellis Apts.,__N _
‘ Paducah, Ky. Founded 1899. President, Hrs. C. M. Bennett, Ellis Apts.,
Paducah, Ky., Telephone 2072. Secretary, Mrs. Sterling Berg,`Wedgewood
Apts., Buckner Lane, Paducah, Ky., Telephone 2226-N. Executive Secre-
tary, Hrs. Fill Ld. Duigiud, ll8%·Kennedy Court, Louisville, Ky.
· Terms expire May, 1943. _ " I
_ Membership: 70. Qualifications, widows, wives, sisters, nieces and
, linea1'descendants of Confederate soldiers. ` · ¤_,
i’ Committees: None. =H"_ _
~ Purpose: Historical, benevolent, educational, social, patriotic and
,· civilian defense.
7 Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with Red Cross, Bundles for
gi Britain, Community Chest, McCracken County T.B. Association.
ij Defense Activities: Engaged in Red Cross Assistance, Collection of
[ Scrap Metals and 0ther Petals. Interested in Family Social Service _
jp in Industrial Areas, Discussion Leaders, Teaching Amerieanization
{Q Classes for Aliens and Others, Signal Services.
if Local Publications: None. ~ . `,_ __ ___ _
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UNITED_SPAhlSH`WAR VETERANS, GEO. C. SUFFRIN CAMP #51 (National 5
United Spanish War Veterans, State United Spanish Tar Veterans),
726 A Street, Paducah, Ky. Founded 1931. Commander, James R.
Freeman, 617 S. Sixth Street, Paducah, Ky., Telephone 5312-J.
Adjutant, John C. Hast, 726 A Street, Paducah, Ky. Terms expire.
December, 1942.
Membership: 44. Qualifications, veterans of Spanish American N h
I Har, Philippine Insurrcction, Boxer Iebellion.
Committees: None, :_ _, ` _
Purpose: Fellowship among ex-service men of Spanish American · 4
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~ Normal Civic Activities: None. t M V E VL
Defense Activities: yNone reported. Registration of members for U
volunteer Civilian Defense: Yes. Registration forms on file with
State Department, Spanish American Tar Veterans.
Local Publications: None.
UNITED SPANISH PAR VETERANS, GEO. C. SUFFRIN AUXILIARY·#17
(National Auxiliary, United Spanish Mar Veterans), 12lO Bernheim
Street, Paducah, Ky. Founded 1952. President, Minnie Lewis,
1210 Bernheim Street, Paducah, Ky., Telephone 455-J. Secretary,
' Ruth Morris, 527 N. Seventh Street, Paducah, Ky., Telephone 2O784W.
Terms expire January, 1945.
Membership: 119. Qualifications, relative of Spanish American
War Veteran. I
Committees: None.
Purpose: To aid veterans and their families.
Normal Civic Activities: Fone.
Defense Activities: :None reported. Registration of members for
volunteer Civilian Defense: Yes. Registration forms on file with
National Auxiliary, United Spanish Tar Veterans, "ashington, D.C.
Local Publications: None.

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VETERANS OF FOREIGN MARS, JACKSON HARRIS POST #1191 (National Veterans I
of Foreign Mars, Department of Kentucky Veterans of Foreign bars),
609 Husbands Street, Paducah, Ky. Founded 1940. Commander, Cecil
Neisy, Route #2, Paducah, Ky., Telephone 1082-J. Secretary, T. M. A
Graham, 609 Husbands Street,_Paducah, Ky., Telephone 1169-J. Terms
expire May, 1942.
o Membership: 52. Qualifications, members of the U. S. Armed Forces V
having an active foreign service record. _ A
Com ittees: Entertainment,`I. H. Switzer, 26th. and Clark Streets,;. 1 I
Paducah, Ky.; Finance, Nilton Darden, Tbst Paducah, Ky. A __ L_
Purpose: Felfare of disabled veterans and their families.
Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with Milk and Ice Fund, ’ A
Community Chest and providing relief for needy_vcterans. v_ _
Defense Activities: Ipterestcd_§n Auxiliary Police, Auxiliary
Fire Protection, Motor Corps Service, Ambulance Service, First Aid,
Discussion Leaders, Public Speaking, Signal Services, Typing and
Other Clerical Assistance, Consumer Protection Activities.
Local Publications: None. ’ --»·leO]..: H _
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1 FRATERNAL ORGANIZATIONS AND AUXILIARIES
BENEVOLENTAPROTECTIVE ORDER OF ELKS LODGE-#217 (B.P.O.E. of U.S.A.),
Elks Club, 121 N; Fifth Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Founded 1891.
President, Rex P. Cornelison, P. O. Box 144, Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone
5255-J. Secretary, Guy McChesney, 121 N. Fifth Street, Paducah, Kentucky.
Telephone 217. Terms expire April, 1945, ` V r
Membership: 220. Qualifications, American citizen 21 years of age.
Committees: Defense, C. A. Uells, Fifth and Jefferson Streets,
Paducah, Kentucky.
Purpose: Fraternal and social. ` ` " W
Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating mith Tuberculosis Fund Program.
Defense Activities: Interested in Recreation. -
Local Publications: None,
LADIES AUXILIARY TO THE ELKS,—PADUCAH LODGE J@l7,,lll8 Madison Street,‘
Paducah, Kentucky. Founded 1917 Approx. President, lhs. John Vanaart,
400 N. Sixteenth Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 5918. Secretary,
Miss Kate Kilvin, 1118 iaaissn Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone
2095. Terms expire 1942, 4~ ,
lbnmership: 20. Qualifications, wife, mother, or sister cf an active
member of the Elks,' ` ‘ ., ‘ _ ,
Committees: Sick, lTs. George Koller, 1524 Monroe Street, Paducah,v
Kentucky; L A ’ i.‘` I
Purpose; To assist Elks and provide entertainment for its members.
Normal Civic Activities: Cooperate with Elks in their activities,
including civic and charity work.· ·
Defense Activities: None reported. . :
Local Publications: None.

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INDEPENDENT ORDER OF B’NAI B'RITH, HARMONY LODGE jd49 (International
Independent Order of B'nai Bfrith), 522 Citizens Bank Building, y
Paducah, Kentucky. Founded 1860. President, Louis K. Tick, 918 ,
Harrison Street, Paducah, Kentucky, Telephone 595. Secretary J. J.
Gruenebaum, 522 Citizens BankiBuilding, Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 5
385. Terms expirerl945.j‘-;;M V‘s J·· _ » ¤ ·· ’
_ 4Membership:n‘5O.i Qualifications, belief in Cod and are of Jewish faith.l
Com ittees: None reported. U Z M `·`M% A p
Purpose: Charitable work.A lh. A H I 'A l‘i`l`P“°5“:
Normal Civic Activities: None reported; ·l ` 1 l - i:;~ ,`I l“»"
Defense Activities: None Reported. Members participated_in general
registration of G. P. A. i`
Local Publications: None A A; ' ` "
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODD FFLLOLS, HANGUK LODGE #21;(Nationa1 Sover- — V
eign Lodge, Grand Lodge of Kentucky), 108 N. Fourth Street, Paducah, ""
Kentucky. Founded 1845. Noble Grand, C. W. Katerson, 5OO Harahan
Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 2412-Wg Secretary, Louis S, *
Nance, 108 N. Fourth Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 57. _- -
Vdce—Grand, Roy O. Hayes, Columbia Amusement Company,-Paducah, Ken-_ M -
tucky.· Telephone 156. iTerms of Noble-Grand and Vice—Grand expire
_ July, 1942. Term of Secretary expires December,.l942,
membership: 86.* Qualifications,'belieftin the Supreme Intelligent
Being. _ ~ f A
Committees: Sick and Relief, C. N. Katerson, 500 Harahan Street, . »
Paducah, Kentucky. S4 ~” 1
p Purpose: Fraternal.. -
_ Normal Civic Activities: None reported. ~ - ‘ ‘g . .
Defense Activities: None reported. l b
A Local Publications: None , ` `J “
 
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INDEPENDENT ORDFR OF ODD FELLOWS, UNION ENCAMPKENT~#7O (Grand
Encampment ef Kentucky), 108 N. Fourth Street, Paducah, Kentucky.
Founded 1895. Chief Patriot, J. K. Gentry,·220 S. Fifth Street,
Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 5529. Scribe, Louis S. Nance, 108 N.
Fourth Street,·Paducah, Kentucky.- Telephone 57.: Senior Harden,
W. V. Acker, Citizens Savings Bank Building, Paducah, Kentucky.
J Telephone 50. Terms of Chief Patriot and Senior Harden expire July 1942.
, Term·of Scribe expires December 1942. · .
Ibmborship: 26. Qualifications, applicant must be a member in good
J standing of a subordinate Lodge. ‘
Committees: None reported.
1 Purpose: Fraternal l V J
Normal Ciyie Activities: None reported.
Defense Activities: None reported. · ` · U
‘V Local Publications: None. ‘ `. . .
INGLESIDE REBEKAH LODGE #17, l.0.0.F. (Association of Rebekah Assemblies
V and·Rebekah State Assembly), 1028 S. Fourth Street, Paducah,‘Kentucky.
Founded 1875e President, Mrs. B. L. Bradley, 2917 Broadway, Paducah,
A Kentucky, Telephone 1593.- Secretary, lbs. Chas; Gillen, 1028 S. Fourth
Street,~Paducah,cKentucky. Telephone 2855-J. Terms expire January, 1942.
lhmbership: 62. Qualifications, white women of good standing, over .
18 years of age. _
Committees: Social Welfare, Krs. Emma Wyatt, 2722 Kentucky Avenue, 1
Paducah, Kentucky. ` V A
Purpose: Fraternal and social.
Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with Red Cross,
= Defense Activities: Engaged in Sevdng and Preparation of Surgical
Dressings, Red Cross Assistance. ‘ `
· Local Publications: None.

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LOYAL REBEKAH LODGE #52, I.0.0.F. (Association of Rebekah Assemblies S
. and Rebekah, State Assembly), 816 S. Fourth_Street, Paducah, Kentucky. ,;
Founded 1914. President, Mrs. Nora Hall, 1611 Harrison Street, ' Q
Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 2597-W, Secretary, lks. Arah_B. Denker, M
816 S. Fourth Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 1957-W. Terms M
expire June 1942. _ _ ‘ Q
Membership: 108. Qualifications, wife or daughter of an Odd Fellow. C
Committees: Social Welfare, lhs, Arah B. Denker, 816 S, Fourth Street, {
Paducah, Kentucky; Ways and lbans, Helen Bryan; Sick, lks. Irene Rogers. {
Purpose: Social and fraternal, I ’ it
Normal Civic Activities: Assist Red Cross, Community Chest and all t
civic and charity institutions, V H  
Defense Activities: Interested in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical l
Dressings, Red Cross Assistance. I L 1
Local Publications: None. ` `·` . y V
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, PADUCAH COUNCIL #i05S (National and State Knights to
of Columbus ), 115 N. Second Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 321. I L
Founded 1905. Grand Knight J. E. Hazel, c/o the Sun—Democrat, Paducah, 1
Kentucky. Telephone 2900. Secretary, George AQ Glaab, 115 N. Second
Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 521. Terms expire June 1942. ~ A
. lwmbership: 100. Qualifications, Catholic men certified`by parish._M __,-
A — Committees: Charity, George.1m1len, 205_Broadway, Paducah, Kentucky; H
Sick and Visiting, Frank Kehn, 521 N. Eleventh Street, Paducah, Ky. _ _ S
Purpose: Fraternal and charitable, I
H Normal Civic Activities: None reported. _ Mtn I
C Defense Activities:· None reported. S at
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AUXILIARY CF THE KNIGHTS CF COLUMBUS, 818 N. Twenty-second Street,
Paducah, Kentucky. Founded 1906. President, lms. Joe Yeiser,
1524 Jefferson Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone ll22éW.
Secretary, lbs. Lawrence Saffer, 818 N. Twentyasecond Street,Paducah,
Kentucky. Telephone 19494W.; Terms expire March 1942. .
lkmbcrship: 40. Qualifications, daughter, sister, or wife of a
member in good standing of the Knights of Columbus. .
Com ittees: Sick, lbs. C. N. Davenport, Elizabeth Apartments, Paducah,
Kentucky; Membership, lbs. Lawrence Saffer, 818 N. Twenty-second
. Street, Paducah, Kentucky.
Purpose: To assist·the Knights of Columbus in all social, charitable
and fraternal work. l
Normal Civic Activities: None reperteds ` ll .
l Defense Activities: Engaged in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical
Dressings. Training for First Aid. Interested in Hospital and M
Clinical Assistance. __
Local Publications: None. » ~ -` .
`ROYAL ARCH HASONS PADUCAH CHAPTER #80. (Grand Chapter of Kentucky,
R. A, lh ) c/b H. O. DeJarnatt, Box 87, Hotel Palmer, Paducah, Kentucky.
Founded 1870. ·High Priest, Robert Austin, 815 N. Twenty-second Street,
Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 1949-R. Secretary, M. O. DeJarnatt,
Hotel Palmer, Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 5400. Terms expire October
1942, -
Membership: 119. Qualifications, Master Mason in good standing,
Committees: None. — ‘
Purpose: Fraternal. _ L_ d _
Normal Civic Activities: None reported.
Defense Activities: Interested in Red Cross Assistance, Preparation
and Serving of Food, Library Service, Interviewing.
Local Publications: None. -

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KNIGHTS TEMPLAR PADUCAH COMYANDERY-# ll (Grand Commandery Knights Y
Templar of Kentucky: Grand Encampment of the United States Knights p
Templar), c/b Rochie Shields, Recorder, Founded 1885. Commander, I
Robert Austin, 815 N. Twenty-second Street, Paducah, Kentucky. ..' t
Telephone 1949-R. Recorder, Rochie Shields, 260l Jefferson Street, {
Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 5541-W, Terms expire April_l94B,_,. 4 F
Membership: 92. Qualifications, laster Mason and Royal Arch Nason.t L" §
Com ittees:l None reported., is _?,,h·1YA_ _; _t `Iw t-:;':y;tp·e%yNlwt— 1
Purpose: Fraternal, _ U; I lv lt I ° V lt
Normal Civic Activities: Charitable and Educational. _ '·· r·%·
Defense Activities: Interested in Red Cross Assistance, Library E
Service, Interviewing, ”" ‘ .. . k
Local Publications: None, . p j_·· _~ U ~ V - . I
FREE AND ACCEPTED IASONS PLAIN CITY LODGE #449 (Grand_Lodge of Kentucky p
F & A M), 729 N. Twenty-third Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Founded·l857.
Master, Wayne Stockton, 1127 Palm Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone
5725-R. Secretary, W. B, Chittenden, 729 N. Twenty-third Street, 1
Paducah, Kentucky, ,Telephone 180 or 3924{W. Terms expire December l942. Q
_ Ibmbership: 265, ;Qualifications, unite males 21 years of age and  
_ over; of good character, We l, _ p . 4 I _ -_
_ Com ittees: None reported. °
Purpose:. Fraternal. { I . :‘ j~
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‘ Normal Civic Activities: None reported, ` ;·
a Defense Activities: Interested in Hospital and Clinical Assistance,
7 Red Cross Assistance, Operation of—Canteens, .
E Local Publications: None, _ t

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~ ORDER OF EASTERN STAR CLARA HENRICH CHAPTER #%24 (Grand Chapter of ‘
Kentucky O.E.S.), Paducah Lodge Room, 150% S, Fourth Street, Paducah,
K Kentucky. Founded 1929, Worthy lhtron, LaNe1le lhGhee, 2426 lbnroe,
y Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 650-M. Secretary, Blanche Pecora, ¤
2727 Broadway, Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 580. Terms expire
September 1942, _
' A Membership: 154. Qualifications, wives, daughters, sisters, mothers,
1 and widows of Masons, also lbsons.
1 Committees: Red Cross, Sara Treadway, 812 N. Twenty-fourth Street,
‘ j Paducah, Kentucky; Finance, LaNelle lhGhee, Twenty-fourth and Jefferson
. 1 Streets, Paducah, Kentucky; Examining, S. J, Pecora, 2727 Broadway,
4 1 Paducah, Kentucky; Flower, Elma Pease, 209 N. Thirtieth Street, Paducah,
Kentucky; Telephone, Lillian Roddie, 2727 Broadway, Paducah, Kentucky.
- Purpose: Fraternal,.
· Normal Civic Activities: Red Cross Unit working 1 day each week.
Defense Activities: Engaged in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical
Dressings, Teaching Classes in Iechanical Skills needed in Defense.
Interested in Typing and Other Clerical Assistance,
Local Publicationszp None.
MODERN WOODIEN or ATERICA, PADUCAH CARP #11515 (National Modern
Uoodmen of America), 555 N. Sixth Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Founded
1909. Consul, O, H, Griffin, 1115 lLdison‘Street, Paducah, Kentucky.
Secretary, A. H. Hahn, 555 N. Sixth Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Presi-
dent's term expires December 51, 1942. Secretary's term indefinite.
it lbmbership: 25. Qualifications, good mental and physical condition,
ages 16 to BO years,
Committees: Entertainment, A. G. lbrshall, 155 Broadway; Boy Scouts,
C. R. Gead, 2257 Bridge Street, Paducah, Kentucky, _
j Purpose: Fraternal and insurance,
Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with Boy Scout organization.
Defense Activities: None reported,
Local Publications: None.

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ROYAL CAVALIERS, 1720 lbnroe, Paducah, Kentucky. Founded l94l;· H
President, W, F. Adams, Box 105, Paducah, Kentucky. `Telephone 676. p
Secretary, Bernard Vandevelde, 1000 S, Fourth Street, Paducah, §i
Kentucky. Telephone 160. Terms expire October, 1942, I
lbmbership: 25. Qualifications, purely a social club, _ ·i . V t
Committees: Entertainment, Bill Lynn, 1720 Monroe, Paducah, Kentucky, Q
Purpose; To promote friendship among its members, 2 I t l
Normal Civic Activities:. None,y ` I "_lT“"¢;“' IQ -
Defense Activities;i Training_for;Radio Operation and-Repair, Inter- g T
ested in Auxiliary Police, Air RB1d_wETdGH Service, Civilian Aircraft · 3 ,
Warning Service, Auxiliary Fire Protection, Ambulance Service, Oper- i
ation of Canteens, Entertainment, Recreation, Discussion Leaders, I
Typing and Other Clerical Assistance, "   Q
Local Publications: None. l "` N`7l` " I t
ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AMERICA, ARNHOLT‘CAEP #5148 (National and State 3 _
Royal Neighbors of America), 422 Hurrell Boulevard, Paducah, Kentucky. i _
Founded . Oracle, Ada Nichols, 422_Hurrell Boulevard, 5
Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 1714-Yi". S ecrctary, Della Travis, `    
144 Farley Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 5128-R. Terms   I
expire January, 1943. ‘ _ I `  
` Lbmbcrship:`.2l. Qualifications, American citizen of good char- U I I
actor; . . ~ I . I , . » I 5
Committees: None reported, I 4 I i
Purpose: Insurance and fraternal. i .I ` I i
_» Normal Civic Activities: Sewing for Red Cross; make dorations for j A
It blood transfusions. _ I I ~ A Q_ 1
E Defense Activities: Engaged in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical i Y
t Dressings, S _
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Local Publications: None, ' ` I J

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, ROYAL NEIGHBORS OF AKLRICA, VICTORY CAKP #4405 (National and State
‘ Royal Neighbors of America), 19ll Harrison Street, Paducah, Kentucky.
Founded 1950. President, Mrs. Doris lay, 2505 Kentucky Avenue,
Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 1896-J. Secretary, lbs. Addie Drew,
1 1911 Harrison Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 5215. Terms in-
, N definite.
‘ lkmbership: 142. Qualifications, American citizen of good character.
Committees: Victory Sewing Club, lks. Doris May, 2505 Kentucky Avenue.
Purpose: Insurance and fraternal. ·’
Normal Civic Activities: Sewing in cooperation with the Red Cross _
Society. 4
A Defense Activities: Engaged in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical M
I _Dressings and Entertainment. Interested in Family Social Service R _ _
in Industrial Areas.
Local Publications: None.
y UNITED ORDER OF GOLDEN CROSS, HOPE COKLANDERY jH29 (United Order of
p Golden Cross), ll9 S. Fourth Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Founded
1876, President, U. N. Darren, 220 Boradway, Paducah, Kentucky.
l Telephone 648-J. Secretary, Clarence Le Roy, 119 S. Fourth Street,
Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 548-J. Terms expire December 1942.
lbmbership: 25. Qualifications, adult males of impeccable reputation,
Committees: None reported.
Purpose: Fraternal and insurance.
Normal Civic Activities: None reported.
Defense Activities: Interested in Red Cross Assistance, Typing and
Other Clerical Assistance.
Local Publications: None.

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WOODNEH OF THE UORLD, CAMP #2 KENTUCKY (National Woodmen of the World, t (
State Woodman of the World), 500 S. TSnth Street, Paducah, Kentucky. !f_
Founded 1895. President, H. B. Proctor, 5051 Clark Street, Paducah, ii
Kentucky. Secretary, L. E. Crawley, BOO S. Tenth Street, Paducah, }_ J
Kentucky. Telephone 14. President*s term expires February 1945. Secreg E J
tary’s term indefinite. F; _
lbmbership: 75. Qualifications, good mental and physical conditionQ“ tV‘‘ ‘ ‘ fg Q
Purpose: Fraternal and insurance, ‘i l All ` V tu“"ttt’ Q ¥
NOYIHRI Cilfj-O Activities: Nope reported, ‘-‘ ' . . . ..5 .. . ... -I   _· n    
Defense Activities: None reported. t
Local Publications: ‘None,` · A ' i
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i_ CIVIC, INDUSTRIAL, BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL AND TRADE ORGANIZATIONS
 c AIERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN, PADUCAH BRANCH (State American
T Association of University Women, National American Association of Uni-
; versity Women), 1718 Jefferson Street, Paducah, Kentucky. Founded 1957.
{ President, Fay Harding Champion, 1718 Jefferson Street, Paducah, Kentucky.
A Telephone 3254-J. Secretary, Mrs. R. J. Snodgrass, lmrks Apts., Paducah,
y Kentucky. Telephone 2714-W. Terms expire June 1942.
1 Membership: 48. Qualifications, degree from an accredited school on list
1 of the A.A.U{W.
  Com ittees: None. , z I
i Purpose: Promotion of adult education and to unite college women in
{ vicinity_for work on educational, civic and community social problems.
1 Normal Civic Activities:1 Child Welfare and the Library.
i Defense Activities: Engaged in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical Dress-
1 ings, First Aid, Preparation and Serving of Food, Operation of Canteens,
  Recreation, Library Service, Collecting Books, Typing and Other Clerical
J Assistance, Interviewing, Consumer Protection Activities. Interested gn"
1 Motor Corps Service, Ambulance Service, Red Cross Assistance, Child Care,
g Radio Operation and Repair, Entertainment, Discussion Leaders, Public, .
l Speaking, Teaching Americanization Classes for aliens and others, Teach-
  ing Literacy Classes for aliens and others, Interpreting, Teaching
  Spanish and Portuguese, Drafting, Signal Services, Research Assistance.
A Local Publications: we have a year book each year. on p , _ _
  BOY SCOUTS OF AKERICA;~FOUR RIVERS COUNCIL (National Council, Boy Scouts
y of America), Sixth Street and Broadway, Paducah, Kentucky. Founded 1916.
; President, Roy U. Shelborne, Citizens Savings Bank Bldg., Paducah, Ky.
§ Telephone S45. Scout Executive, Rey C. lhnchcster, Sixth Street and Broad-
  way, Paducah, Kentucky. Telephone 659. Terms expire December, 1942.
  Lbmbership: 1977. Qualifications, boys 12 to 18 years of age able to
, pass Scout tests and requirements, - ~
A Committees: HoalthLSafety, Dr. Leon Higdon, Citizens Savings Bank Bldg.;
  Camping-Activities, Horace Owen, Tenth and Broadway; Leadership-Training,
  R._G. Matheson, Paducah Jr. College; Advancement, G. T. Cooper, Wash. Jr.
A High School; Organization-Extension, Joe“Ialker, First Presbyterian Church;
y Emergency Service, Lloyd