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   ` The Calloway County Defense Cotmcil is affiliated
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Frankfort, Kentucky
  Honorable Keen Johnson, Governor of Kentucky
  Chairman
  John J. Greenleaf, State Director of
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  CALLOWAY COUNTY DEFENSE COUITC IL
 
  Max Hurt, Chairman
his Bea Melugin George S. Hart
  C. A. Hale J. A. Richamon
  John T. Cochran Hrs. A. F. Doran
  Dr. J. A. Outland E. J. Beale
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T T M'. B. Parker Rev. Sam F. Martin
if A. D. Butterworth George Baker ‘
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other agencies engaged in defense work. It
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Q ALUMNI ASSOCIATION (State Teachers College), College Station,
l Murray. Founded 1926. President, Dentis McDaniel, Clinton.
‘ Secretary, Mrs. George Hart, 603 Olive Street, Murray, Tele-
_ phone 237-Js Terms expire 1943.
it Membership: GOO. Qualifications, graduate of Murray State
aq Teachers College and payment of duess
M Cpmmitteeg: No standing committeesu
j, Purpose; Keeping in touch with the graduates and working for
Q_ the welfare of the college;
IZ Nonmal Civic’Activities: None; ·
Q, lpfense Aotiyities: Interested in Sewing and Preparation of
U Surgical Dressings, Red Cross Assistance, Family Social Service
_ in Industrial Areas, Child Care, Entertainment, Recreation,
in Public Speakings, Typing and Other Clerical Assistance and Inter-
vievdnga
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i Local,Publications: College Newspaper (Semi—Monthly)°
l AMERICAN`ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN, MURRAY BRANCH (State and
l National Associations of University Women), q/o Ella R. Weihing,
{ College Station, Murray, Founded 1933. President, Ella R. Weihing,
College Station, Murray; Telephone 280-Ms Term expires 1944q Sec-
retary, Suzanne Snook, College Station, Murray, Telephone 535-l¤ ‘
` Term expires 1944O ‘
I Membership: 52. Qualifications, graduation from an accredited
i college or university approved by the National headquarters A.A.U.W.
Committees: Education, Hazel Tarry, South Twelfth Street; Refugee
; · Aid, Lillian Hallowell, College Station; Finance, Caroline Wingo,
j College Station; Defense Coordination, Suzanne Snook, College Sta-
,° tion; all of Murray.
‘i i Purpose: To foster all interests of college trained women and fur-
“ ther the cause of higher education for mmmen¤
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E Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with the Red Cross, training
I school lunch program, local school for Negroes and local service
clubs¤
j Defense Activities: Engaged in Hospital and Clinical Assistance,
I Sewing and Preparation of Surgical Dressings, Red Cross Assistance,
First Aid, Library Service, Collecting Books, Discussion Leaders,

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S American Association of University Women, Murray Branch (Continued)
E Public Speaking, Typing and Other Clerical Assistance, Consumer
*. Protection Activities. Interested_in Preparation and Serving of
- Food, Child Care, Entertainment, Recreation, Teaching Literacy
pg Classes for Aliens and Others, Interpreting, Teaching Spanish
gg and Portuguese, Research Assistance, Interviewing.
il Local Publications: Year Book.
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é ANERICAN LEGION, MURRAY POST #73 (National American Legion), Mur-
_§ ray. Founded l920° Commander, A. D. Butterworth, P.O. Box 272,
Eg Murray, Telephone 146. Adjutant, C. B. Ford, P.O. Box 494, Nbr-
§§ ray, Telephone 569W. Terms expire September, 1942.
Eg Nbmborship: 140. Qualifications, a veteran of World War I, with
Q? an honorable discharge. —
ig Cpmmittees: Americanism, R. H. Hood, Murray; F. B. Crouch, Lynn
§ Grove; Fred Shults, Murray.
i tg Purpose: Patriotic, charitable and civic welfare.
E' TEEp@l_Civic Actijitiesz Cooperation with local civic clubs, com-
_ munity service and aid to our disabled veterans.
1 Defense Actigities: Engaged in Collection of Scrap Metals and
{ Other Metalss Interested in Red Cross Assistance.
 
A; Local Publications: None.
gi AMERICAN RED CROSS, CALLOWAY COUNTY CHAPTER (American National
iQ Red Cross), c/0 Mrs. B. Melugin, Murrayq Founded 1915. Chair-
Qg man, W} Z. Carter, Murray. Term indefinite. Executive Sec-
i§A retary, Mrs. B. Molugin, Murray, Telephone 548R. Term indefinite.
R? Membership: 55OCG Qualifications, contribution of one dollar or
QQ overe
ig Committees: Disaster, Dr. Jas. H. Richmond; Entertainment of
§§ Armed Forces, Mrs. Gladys Scott; Home Nursing, Mrs. Gingles
if Wallis; Junior Red Cross, Mrs. Lillian Lowery; Nurse’s Aid, Mrs.
Z c;,— ‘W. J. Caplinger; First Aid, Mrs. Ed. Duiguid, Jr.; all of Murray.
if Purpose: To furnish aid in all cases of disaster and serving the
'f welfare of the general public, Service to Armed Forces and their
Y families.
A] Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with other civic agencies.
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Q American Red Cross, Calloway County Chapter (Continued)
iC_q E Defense Actiyities: Engaged in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical
pg Dressings, Red Cross Assistance and First Aid.
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§ _ BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, MURRAY TROOP (National Council, Boy Scouts
§ Of Amffical. Q/0 Ralph Bq Wear_,Mhrray. Founded 1919. Scout Mas-‘
ig ter, Malph B. Wear, Murray. Assistant Scout Master, Everett Jones,
E Murraye
gi 4Membership: 52. Qualifications, boys 12 to 18 years of age able
{ to pass scout tests and requirements.
g ‘ Cpmmittees: Troop, Van Valentine, H. B. Bailey, Jr., C. M. Graham, _
g Leslie Pogue, T. C. Collie and O. B. Boone; all of Murray.
W Purpose: Character building, citizenship training and community
E service.
gl Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with churches, schools, civic
· - and social organizations.
i Defense Activities: Engaged in First Aid. Training for Red Cross
Assistance, First Aid. Interested in Civilian Aircraft Warning
C Service, Auxiliary Fire Protection, Ambulance Service, Sewing and
J Preparation of Surgical Dressings, Preparation and Serving of Food,
;p Operation of Canteens, Collection of Scrap Metals and Other Metals.
QP Local Publications: None. _
i BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMAN*S CLUB (National Federation of Busi-
{Q ness and Professioxel Women’s Clubs), 600 West Poplar Street, Murray.
§, Founded 19270 Pre;idert, Mrs. P. Lassiter, 600 West Poplar Street,
Q, Murray, Telephone No. 41. Secretary, Mrs. L. Doran, 1004 West Olive
`§ Street, Murray, Telephone No. 554. Terms expire May, 1942.
%Q Membership: 27. Qualifications, business or professional women.
E Committees: Health, Virginia Inman, Health Office; Education, C. G.
- ij Hesteh, College Street; Finance, Mrs. G. Miller, Peoples Savings
fg Bank; Legislation, Mrs. B. F. Berry, 500 South Fourth Street; Mem-
gf bership, Mrs. E. Bowden; all of Murray.
lg Purpose: Better business women for better business work.
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3 Business and Professional Woman's Club (Continued)
3 Local Civic Activities: Cooperating with other civic groups.
i Defense Actiyities: Interested in Sewing and Preparation of
  Surgical Dressings, Typing and Other Clerical Assistance.
® Local Publications: None.
;§ CALLOWAY COUNTY FARM BUREAU (State and National Farm Bureau Fede-
E ration), 109 North Fourth Street, Murray. Re—organized 1935s Presi-
Q dent, R. Hendon, R.Rs #2, Hazel. Secretary, Frances Whitnel, 109
§j North Fourth Street, Murray, Telephone 62. Terms expire July, 1942.
SQ County.Agricultura1 Agent, John T. Cochrane, 109 North Fourth Street,
Q Murray. Terms indefinites _
Q Membership: 115. Qualifications, farm operators and other persons
Qi interested in agriculture willing to contribute an annual fee.
E Committees: None.
T Purpose: To promote the general welfare of farm people in the county.
il Normal Civic Aptivities: Agricultural education. Cooperating with
_ F.F.A::`Uhiversity of Kentucky Extension Service, County Fair and
A farmers and businessmen.
it Defense Activities: Interested in Red Cross Assistance, Consumer
Q. Protection Activitiess
L Local Publications: Nones
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Q; CALLOWAY COUNTY 4-H CLUB (State and National 4-H Club Associations),
$3 109 North Fourth Street, Murrays Founded 1935s President, Hugh ,
?§ Hunt, R. R. #5, Murr;y· Secretary, Lauretta Jones, Lynn Grove. Terms
T3 expire June, l942s Fxecutive Secretaries, John T. Cochrane (County
if Agent); Rachel Rowland (Home Demonstration Agent); both of Murray.
g Membership: 150. Qualifications, boys and girls able to carry out
Q? projects in agriculture or economicss
f` Committees: None reported.
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Q Purpose: Development of farm boys and girls into useful citizens.
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Q Normal Civic Activities: None reported.
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E Defense Activities: Engaged in Recreation. Interested in First
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g Local Publications: Nones
Q CALLOWAY COUNTY HOME MAKERS ASSOCIATION (State Federation of Home-
Q makers Associations), e/o Home Demonstration Agent, Murray. Founded
Q 1940. President, Mrs. Hansford Daron, R.R.l, Murray. Term expires
fg September, 1942. Secretary, Mrs. Jesse Washburn, Murray. Term ox-
Q pires September, 1942. ·
g Ngmbership: BOO. Qualifications, any woman interested in home
§ economic problems of rural life.
eg Committees: Citizenship, Mrs. J. A. Outland, Pottertown; Recreation,
Q3 Mrs. Sherwood Potts, R. R. 2, Kirksey; Foods, Mrs. Maynard Ragsdale,
F North Sixth Street, Murray.
I Purpose: To encourage better living for rural families.
it Normal Civic_Actiyities: Food demonstrations, educational programs
Q, in nutrition.
E Defense Activities: Interested in Red Cross Assistance, Preparation
Q; and Serving EP Food, Child~Care, Collection of Scrap Metals and Other
~§ Nbtals, Recreation and Discussion Leaderse
·@ Local Publications: None.
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§» CALLOWAY COUNTY MEDIT»Q SOCIETY (State and American Medical Associa-
@ tions), Murray. Founded 1916. President, W. H. Moran, Murray. Sec-
§ retary, J. C. Outland, M. D., Murray, Telephone 229. Terms expire
Q December, 1941.
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2 Membership: 16. Qualifications, graduate of a recognized medical
Q school and holding a degree of Doctor of Medicine.
i Cem ittees: None reported.
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g Nprmal Civic Agtivities: Promotion of better health conditions in
E the county.
Q Defense Activities: Interested_in Ambulance Service.
Ai Local Publications: None.
g CALLOWAY COUNTY NUTRITION COMMITTEE, Murray. Founded 1941. Secretary,
E Elaine Ahart, Murray.
5 Nmmbership: 12. Qualifications, persons with some knowledge of nu-
CQ trition.
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Q Eymmdttees: None.
@ Purpose: To promote better nutrition in general. `
g Nprmal Ciyic;Aetivities: None reported.
Q pefense;Activitiesa _Interested_in Preparation and Serving of Food,‘
Q Child Care, Collection of Scrap Metals and Other Metals, Recreation,
pi Public Speaking, Consumer Protection Activities.
P Local Publications: None.
gf COMMUNITY PLANNING COUNCIL, 506 South Fourth Street, Murray. Founded
gg 1940. President, E. L. Brown, College Station, Murray. Secretary,
g Mrs. E. Graham, 506 South Fourth Street, Murray, Telephone 565-J.
S Terms indefinite.
ۤ Membership: 6.` Qualifications, citizens interested in community
.g and county planninge
E Committees: Free School Lunch, Mrs. John Ryan, Poplar Street; Com-
·é munity Garden, Mrs, C. Se Lowry, College Station; both of Murray.
§ Purpose: To advance civic and community welfare.
Q Normal Civic Activities: Cooperation with Woman's Club.
g Defense Activities: Engaged in Preparation and Serving of Food.
lj Interested in Recreation, Library Service.
p? Local Publications: None.
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g FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS, MURRAY LODGE #105 (Grand Lodge of Ken—‘
g tucky F.&A.M.), Murray. Founded 1858. Master, Augustus Russell,
i West Main Street, Murray. Secretary, A. B. Austin, South Eighth
Q St., Murray. Terms expire December, 1942.
g Membership: 155. Qualifications, must be 21 years of age and
Q a citizen of the county for one year.
ig Cpm ittees: None reported.
?· Purpose: Fraternal and charitable.
3 NormaLCivic Activities: None reported.
i Defense Agtiyitiesz Engaged in Child Care.
é Lfeal Publications: None.
E FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA TRAINING SCHOOL (State and National
if Future Farmers of America Association), Murray Training School,
Q College Station, Murray.1 Founded 1959a ‘President, J. H. Theo-
éi bold, Murraya Secretary, Randolph Story, R. R. #6, Murray.
fj Terms expire September, 1942. Executive Secretary, W. H. Brooks,
ff College Station, Murray. Term indefinite.
ft Membership: 28. Qualifications, a vocational agricultural
{j student and enrolled in supervised practice program.
ii Committees: Program, John B. Cavitt, R.R.#2; Community Service,
gl Clifford Jones, R.R.#6; Scholarship, Randolph Story, R.R.#6; all
Q of Murray.
Q Purpose: Develop present and prospective farmers for better farming. ‘
g Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with Farm Bureau.
.; Defense Activitiesj Engaged in Teaching Classes in Mechanical Skills
  Needed in 1H‘&§5";.n¤1§§€?;@. ineereggad 5.-12 First Aid,’Family sociai
Q Service in Industrial Areas, Radio Operation and Repair, Collection of
VQ Scrap Metals and Other Metals, Entertainment, Library Service, Dis-
tg cussion Leaders, Collecting Books, Teaching Classes of Map Reading and
Q Sketching, Drafting.
‘; Local Publications: News Letter (annually)
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 § GIRL SCOUTS, MURRAY TROOP #1 (Girl Scouts of America), 711 West
_ ig Main Street, Murray. Founded 1935. Scout Captain, Mrs. Tom Row-
Q lett, 71l West Main Street, Murray, Telephone 157-W. Term in-
‘{ definite.
M Membership: 20. Qualifications, any girl ten years of age or
Q over.
T Committees: None.
Qi Purpose: Recreational activities and instruction in health,
 { first aid and nature study.
T Normal Civic_Aetivities: None reported.
it Defense Activities: interested in Sewing and Preparation of Sur-
:».  gical Dressings, Collection of Scrap Metals and Other Metals, Col-
} lecting Books. ·
5 Local Publications: None.
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Q IRVIN S. COBB BOOK CLUB, West Main Street, Murray. Founded 1936.
Z President, Mrs. B. F. Scherffius, 1641 Farmer Avenue, Murray, Tele-
I phone 197M. Secretary, Mrs. W. I. Caplinger, West Main Street,
j Murray, Telephone 387. Terms expire September, 1942.
if Membership: 42. Qualifications, respectability and a love for
Q books.
it Committees: None.
gi Purpose: To provide current literature to members. ‘
t. Normal Civic Actiyities: None reported.
é Defense Activities: Engaged in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical
QT Dressings. Interested in REdICross Assistance, Library Service.
V? Local Publications: None.
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Q JUNIOR RED CROSS OF MURRAY (American National Red Cross), Murray.
? Founded 1941. Chairman, Nbs. C. S. Lowry, College Station, Murray,
U Telephone 6lO. Term expires April, 1942.
Q Membership: GOO. Qualifications, contributions of fifty cents and
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@ Com ittees: None.
E Purpose: Relief in war and disaster and promoting Red Cross ac-
{ tivities in schools;
P Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with county health program
§_ and school lunch.
_ 1 _Defense;Activitie§: _§ngaged in Red Cross Assistancee Interested
2 in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical Dressings, Radio Operation
E and Repair, Collecting Bookss
Q Local Publications: None.
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Ԥ LIONS CLUB, MURRAY (International Lions Club), q/o F. D. Mellon, `
A Murraye Founded l939e President, S. A. Ruseker, Murray, Telephone
Q 579s Secretary, Dr. F. D. Mellon, Murray. Terms expire July, 1942.
Q Mppbership: 39. Qualifications, male representatives of all bona-
g fide businesses and professions.
Q Cppmittees: Sight Conservation, Dr. E. Garrett, W. H. Mason Hos-
T pital; Health and Welfare, Dr. Hal Houston, Clinic Hospital; Edu-
¥ cation, Dr. Millen, Public Safety, Boyd Gilbert; all of Murray.
Q Purpose: Service to the com unity.
E ·Normal Civic Activities: Cooperate with all organizations in their
j civic undertakingss Sight Conservation. .
E Defense Activities: Fngaged in Hospital and Clinical Assistance,
¥ Child Care, Recreation and Public Speaxingc
~§ Local Publications. Nonen
j MOTHERS CLUB OF MURFAY TRAINING SCHOOL, 1605 West Main Street, Murray.
g Founded 1933. President, Mrs. G0 C; Asheraft, l605 Miller Avenue,
g Murrayg Telephone 153J. Secretary, Mrs. Oscar Corbin, 1605 West Main
E Street, Murray, Telephone 294J. Terms expire December,l942.
5 Membership: 25. Qualifications, mother or patron of training school.
E Committees: None.
 
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A Mothers Club of Murray Training School (Continued)
I Purpose: Cooperating vdth teachers and sponsoring lunch room.
A Normal Civic Activities: None reported.
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A} Defense Activities: Interested in Rod Cross Assistance, First
é Local Puolications: Nonese
% MURRAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (Western Kentucky Commerce Council,
E United States Chamber of Commerce), Peoples Savings Bank, Murray. `
{ Founded 1959e President, Luther Robertson, 602 West Poplar Street,
i Murray, Telephone Noe 54Te Secretary, Elmer Beale, 905 West Main
{ Street, Murray, Telephone No. 65. Terms expire April, 1942. _
( Membepship: l50. Qualifications, business firms or individuals.
·€ Committees; Agriculture, A. Farmer, Route l; New Industry and
g Membership, F. Le Stubblefield, Dale-Stubblefield Drug Store; both
{ cj Hurrayo
{ Pugpose: To psomeie civic development.
E lneal Civic Aeaijities: Cooperating with Murray Stock Yards.
i Defense Activities: Interested in Civilian Aircraft Warning Ser-
s vdee, First Aid, Reereation, Discussion Leaders.
E Local Publicaiipns: Neneq _
? MURRAY HIGH SCHOOL PARENT-TEACHER ASSOCIATION (State and National
Q Congresses of Parent ina Teaehere, ECS Je Sixth·Street, · .
gf Murray. President, frs, An D. Butterworth, 105 North Fourteenth
`Q Street, Murray, Telwrhnus ·00. Secretary, Mrse J. B. Wilson, 505
-` North Sixth Strcet, Vkrrayi Telephone 522J. Terms expire September,
f 1942.
i Nbwbership: 125. Qualifications, persons interested in child welfare.
Y Com ittees: No standing committees.
E Purpose: Cooperation between homo and school for the improvement of ~
j child welfare.
i Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating vdth Rod Cross and county health
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j Epfonse Activities: lpterested in Sewing and Preparation of Surgi-I
g cal Dressings, Rod Cross Assistance, Discussion Leaders, Public
p Speaking,
L Local Publications: None.
{ ORDER OF EASTERN STAR, MURRAY CHAPTER #435 (Grand Chapter of Ken-
2 tucky 0. E.S.), 104 North Tenth Street, Murraya Founded 1956. Worthy
A Matron, Mrs. Charles Ryan, 104 North Tenth Street, Murray, Telephone
T 588 N. Secretary, Mrs. Nell Robins, Western Union, Murray. Terms
expire September, 1942: ‘
i Membership: 70. Qualifications, wives, daughters, sisters, mothers
3 are widows of Masons, also Masons. .
_; pgom ittees: Finance, D. C. Jones; Sick, Mrse S. Shackelford; both of {
f Murraye '
l Purpose: Fraternal, social and charitable.
T Normal Civic Activities: None reported.
·_ Defense Actiyitiesz Training for Red Cross Assistance.
L Local Publications: None.
S ROTARY CLUB OF MURRAY (Rotary International), National Hotel, Murray.
{ Founded 1920. President, H. J. Fenton, 602 Olive Street, Murray, .
i Telephone 501. ·Secrctary, A. B. Austin, 101 South Eighth Street,
Z Murray, Telephone 4070 Terms expire Juno, 1942.
iQ Membership: 330 Qualifications, men of good character to represent
} their trades, businesses and professions.
} Committees: International Service, Glen C. Ashcraft; Club Service,
a R. W} Churchill; Vocational Service, A. B. Austin; Com unity Service,
I O. C. Wells; all of Murray.
Y Purpose: Service to the community.
i 'Local Civic Activities: Cooperation with all civic and religious
-l groups for the public good.
Q Defense Activities: Interested in Auxiliary Police, Auxiliary Fire
; Protection.
·V Local Publications: None.
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Q ` SUE HOLTON COOK MISSIOMARY SOCIETY (United Christian Mission Society),
c 411 South Sixth Street, Murray. President, Ruth Ashmore, Wills Hall,
U College Station, Murray, Telephone 740. Secretary, Mrs. 0. B. Boone,
_ 411 South Sixth Street, Murray, Telephone 18. Terms expire June, 1942.
Membership: 25. Qualifications, interested in the work of the society.
( Committees: Finance, Mrs. O. B. Boone; Program, Mrs. B. J. Hoffmann;
* Transportation, Mrs. Maurice Cross; all of Murray.
Q Purpose: Home and foreign mission work.
Q Normal Civic Activities: None reported.
Q Ipfense Actiyities: Engaged in Red Cross Assistance. Interested in
` Sewing and Preparation of Surgical Dressings, Family Social Service
} in Industrial Areas, Collecting Books.
F Local Publications: None.
, SUPREME FOREST MOODMEN CIRCLE, 711 West Olive Street, Murray. Founded
_ 1917. President, Mrs. E. B. Houston, Murray. Secretary, Mrs. Zelna
5 Carter, 711 West Olive Street, Murray, Telephone 379-J. Terms expire
. December, 1942e
it Membership: 250. Qualifications, good health, moral character and
A net ever sixty years of age.
2 Committees: Welfare, B. Purdem, Murray; Program, Mrs. E. B. Houston,
é Murray.
Purpose: Protection of members. l
I Normal Civic Activities: None reported.
1 Defense Activities: Interested in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical
A Dressings, rrep§?§aa.+“§i2iierving of Food, Recreation, Discussion
Q Leaders, Public Speaking, Teaching Literacy Classes for Aliens and
_ Others.
Local Publications: None.
S UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDBRACY, J. N. WILLIAMS CHAPTER (United
- Daughters of the Confederacy), College Station, Murray. Founded 1907.
President, Mrs. H. C. Corn, Murray, Telephone 2022. Secretary, Mrs.
U Fred Gingles, College Station, Murray, Telephone 151 W. Terms expire j
June, 1942. I
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Membership: 70. Qualifications, widows, wives, sisters, nieces and
lineal descendants of Confederate soldiers.
Com ittees: None.
Purpose: Keeping alive the principles of Democracy in the South.
Normal Civic Activities: Cooperation with Red Cross and Woman's Club.
M Defense Activities: Engaged in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical
Dressings, Red Cross Assistance. Interested in Collection of Scrap
Metals and Other Metals.
Local Publications: None.
 
WOMAN'S AUXILIARY, FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, l205 West Main Street,
` Murray. President, Mrs. R. L. Thomas, Thirteenth Street, Murray.
Secretary, Mrs. A. H. Kopperud, 1205 West Main Street, Murray, Tele-
‘ phone 455-W. Terms expire March, 1942.
Membership: 30. Qualifications, church women interested in the work.
Com ittees: Membership, Mrs. Leon Haring; Program, Mrs. B. F. Scherffin;
Finance, Mrs. W. D. Lewis; Nominating, Mrs. A. H. Kopperud; Service,
Mrs. George Baker; all of Murray.
1 Purpose: To promote all church activities.
Normal Civic Activities: None reported.
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. Defense Activities: Engaged in Red Cross Assistance.
   
, Local Publications: "The Dial" (annually)
 
WOMAN‘S CLUB OF MURRAY (State Federation of Women's Clubs; General
Federation of Women's Clubs), e/o Mrs. George Hart, Murray. Founded ;
1920. President, Mrs. George Hart, Murray, Telephone 257-J. Secretary, E
Mrs. Herschel Corn, Murray, Telephone 2022. Terms expire Juno, 1942.
A Membership: 175. Qualifications, resident of city for one year and
recom ended by a member.
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Woman's Club of Murray (Continued)
Committees: City, Mrs. A. E. Butterworth; Finance, Mrs. George
Hart, 603 Olive Street; Press, Mrs. H. I. Sledd; Legislature,
_ Mrs. N. P. Hutsen; all of Murray.
Purpose: To promote cultural and civic interests.
Normal Civic Activities: Cooperating with Red Cross and Nu-
trition Council.
Defense Activities: Engaged in Sewing and Preparation of Sur-
gical Dressings, Red Cross Assistance. Interested in Prepara-
tion and Serving of Food, Collection of Scrap Metals and Other
Metals, Entertainment, Library Service, Public Speaking, Con-
sumer Protection Activities.
Local Publications: None.
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A WOMAN'S MISSIONARY SOCIETY, BAPTIST CHURCH (Wemen's Missionany
Union of Southern and Kentucky Baptists), 502 North Sixth Street,
Murray. Founded 1880. President, Mrs. George Upchurch, Murray.
Secretary, Mrs. Jack Kennedy, 302 North Sixth Street, Murray,
Telephone 252 Nh
Membership: 25. Qualifications, to attend church, be honest
and upright.
e Committees: Personal Service, Mrs. Amanda White; Publicity,
Mrs. Hardin Morris; Finance, Mrs. A. Outland; all of Murray.
Purpose: Bible study, missions and church cooperation.
· Normal Civic Activities: Cooperation with any worthy undertaking.
 
Defense Activities: Engaged in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical
Dressings, Red Cross Assistance. Interested in Entertainment,
Recreation.
- Local Publications: None.
WOMAN'S MISSIONARY SOCIETY, MEMORIAL BAPTIST CHURCH, 1620 Miller
Avenue, Murray. President, Mrs. Carl Hendricks, South Thirteenth
Street, Murray. Secretary, Mrs. M. L. Risner, 1620 Miller Avenue,
Murray. Terms expire January, 1942.
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Woman's Missionary Society, Memorial Baptist Church (Continued)
Membership: 15. Qualifications, member of the church.
Committees: Program, Mrs. A. E. Lassiter; Entertainment, Mrs.
Solon Darnell; Young People, Mrs. Noel Melugin; all of Murray.
Purpose: Study of the Bible and of missionary work.
Normal Civic Activities: None reported.
 
A Defense Activities: Engaged in Family Social Service in In-
dustrial Areas.‘ Interested in Sewing and Preparation of Sur-
gical Dressings, Red Cross Assistance, Collecting Books.
Local Publications: None.
 
WOMAN'S SOCIETY OF CHRISTIAN SERVICE, FIRST METHODIST CHURCH, 808
Olive Street, Murray. President, Mrs. E. A. Tucker, South Ninth
Street, Murray. Secretary, Mrs. R. S. Farmer, 808 Olive Street,
Murray, Telephone 506J. Terms expire September, 1942.
Membership: 119. Qualifications, a desire to belong to the
society and a free will offering.
Committees: Social Service, Mrs. L. J. Horton; Missions Study,
Mrs. Max Hurt; Supplies, Mrs. H. E. Eliott; all of Murray.
Purpose: To foster and carry on the welfare of the church.
Normal Civic Activities: None reported.
Defense Activities: Engaged in Sewing and Preparation of Surgical
° Dressings, Red Cross Assistance, Family Social Service in Industrial
Areas. Interested in Entertainment, Recreation.
Local Publications: None.
 
YOUNG MEN'S BUSINESS CLUB, Murray. Founded 1955. President, John _
Miller, 1406 Main Street, Murray, Telephone 205. Secretary, Dr.
Wbodfin Hutson, 706 Olive Street, Murray, Telephone 34 or 155.
Terms expire November, 1942. A
Nbmwership: 60. Qualifications, business or professional men
not more than 40 years of age.
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Young Men's Business Club (Continued)
Committees: Aims or Objects, George Hart, 605 Olive Street;
A Finance, W} G. Swann, 705 Main Street; Community Service, A.
B. Austin, lOl South Eighth Street; Executive, Dr. Hal Hous-
ton, Clinic Hospital; all of Murray.
Purpose: Sponsor civic movements for the betterment of the
city.
Normal Civic Activities: Cooperation with other organizations ;
in their undertakings.
Defense Activities: Interested in Red Cross Assistance, First
Aid, Entertainment and Collecting Books.
Local Publications: None.
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TYPES OF DEFENSE ACTIVITIES LISTED
Air Raid`Uarden Service
Ambulance Service
Auxiliary Fire Protection
Auxiliary Police ·
Child Care g A
Civilian Aircraft Warning Service
Collecting Books
Collection of Scrap Metals and Other Metals
Consumer Protection Activities
Discussion Leaders
Drafting
Emergency Repair Service ·
Entertainment
Family Social Service in Industrial Areas
First Aid
Hospital and Clinical Assistance
~ Interpreting
Interviewing
Library Service i
Motor Corps Service
Operation of Canteens
Preparation and Serving of Food
Public Speaking
Radio Operation and Repair
Recreation
Red Cross Assistance
Research Assistance I ‘
‘ Salvage Demolition Service
Sewing and Preparation of Surgical Dressings
Signal Service
Teaching Americanization Classes for Aliens and Others
Teaching Classes in Mechanical Skills Needed in Defense Industries
Teaching Classes of Nap Reading and Skctching
Teaching Literacy Classes for Aliens and Others Q
Teaching Spanish and Portuguese 4
Typing and Other Clerical Assistance +
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ALPHABETICAL INDEX
 
Alumni Association, 1
American Association of University Women, Murray Branch, 1
American Legion, Murray Post #73, 2
American Red Cross, Murray Chapter, 2
Boy Scouts of America, Murray Troop, 3‘
Businoss and Professional Woman's Club, 3
Calloway County Farm Bureau, 4 3
Calloway County 4-H Club, 4 A
Calloway County Home Makers Association, 5
Calloway County Medical Society, 5
Calloway County Nutrition Camnittee, 6
Community Planning Council, 6
Free and Accepted Masons, Murray Lodge #105, 7 1
Future Farmers of America Training School, 7
Girl Scouts, Murray Troop #1, 8
Irvin S. Cobb Book Club, 8
Junior Red Cross of Murray, 8
Lions Club, Murray, 9
Mothers Club of Nurray Training School, 9
Murray Chamber of Com orce, 10 ·
Murray High School Parent-Teacher Association, 10
Order of Eastern Star, Murray Chapter #433, ll 1
- Rotary Club of Murray, ll
Sue Holton Cook Missionary Society, l2`
Supreme Forest Woodmen Circle, l2 A
United Daughters of the Confederacy, J. N. Villiams Chapter, 12 1
Woman's Auxiliary, First Presbyterian Church, I3 l j
Woman’s Club of Murray, I3
Woman’s Missionary Society, Baptist Church, 14
Woman's Missionary Society, Memorial Baptist Church, 14 ?
Weman's Society of Christian Service, First Methodist Church, 15
Young Men*s Business Club, 15 i
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INDEX OF ORGANIZATIONS BY TYPE OF
DEFENSE ACTIVITY, TRAINING OR INTEREST
Explanation of Symbols: A- "Engaged In", B- "Training For", C-
"Interested In". ‘
Numbers following A, B, or C, indicate page entry in Directory
AMBULANCE SERVICE I
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Boy Scouts of America, Murray Troop, C-5; Calloway County Medical >
Society, C-5.
AUXILIARY FIRE PROTECTION
Boy Scouts of America, Murray Troop, C-5; Rotary Club of Murray, —
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AUXILIARY POLICE
Rotary Club of Murray, C-ll.
CHILD CARE
Alumni Association, C-1; American Association of University Women,
, Murray Branch, C-l; Calloway County Home Makers Association, C—5;
Calloway County Nutrition Committee, C-6