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. . . Fred . . Sunny • . . Mike . . The . . Visitors JACKSONVILLE Duford Styles, branch manager for Universal, .spent the Christmas holidays with his family in Atlanta, then went to Cincinnati to attend a district meeting this week. W. K. Laird and J. D. Jernigan, salesmen, also spent their Christmas holidays in Georgia, then attended the meeting in Ohio . Klein, auditor from New York, entertained his brother and sister-in-law and their two-year-old twin daughters during the holidays. . . . Jean Cavanaugh and her husband spent Christma-s in Tampa with Jean's mother and father . Greenwood went to Georgia for a Yuletide visit with her family Billie Rush, Buford Style.^' secretary, entertained her aunt and uncle from Colorado for several days at Christmas . U-I Christmas party was in the form of a buffet supper. Guests enjoyed reading humorous rhymes which were given each one, gifts were exchanged and Styles was given a cigaret lighter by the employes. About 30 persons enjoyed the MGM party with a steak dinner and dance at Timber inn Hull, MGM manager, spent the Christmas holidays in Atlanta . at Columbia included R. E. Beck, Arcade Tlieatre, Kis immee; Hugh G. Martin, MCM Theatres, Columbus, Ga., and E. C. Kanai'ias, Beach Drive-In, St. Augustine. Art Rothschild reports that theatre attendance preceding Christmas was the worst in history . . . Hal Stanton celebrated his second anniversary with the Florida Theatre Christmas week. Stanton resumed his organ recital last week at two shows daily. The factory had been repairing the organ for the last three months. The installation of a Tradovision in the lobby has been completed. During the recent run of "Everythine I Have is Yours" at the Florida a boy and a girl from the Arthur Miu-ray studios gave dancing instructions in the lobby. Santa CJaus gave treats to children attending the Christmas eve show at the Atlantic Drive-In. It had been advertised that Santa would be there and a good crowd attended . . , Preliminary plans are under way for an American Legion benefit show to be held about midnight March 28 at the Florida Theatre. The proceeds will be used to a.ssist needy and disabled veterans and orphans and underprivileged children in Duval county. New Years eve was celebrated in several of the local theatres with midnight shows. Complete Concession Equipment and Supplies THE QUEEN FEATURE SERVICE, INC. 1912'^ Morris Ave. BIRMINGHAM 3, See us for— Phone 3-8665 ALABAMA A Floor IWol for Every Purpose Beauty, Safety, Fatigue FOR: ENTRANCES. AISLES, CONCESSIONS NATIONAL FLOOR PRODUCTS CO. Southern Office— Atianto, Go. Dallas Variety Folk Eat Turkey With 80 Youths at Boys Ranch From Southwest Edition DALLAS—The dining hall at the Variety Club Boys Ranch w-as filled to capacity on Sunday evening i21) for the annual yuletide party. Louis Charninsky, dre.ssed as Santa Claus, distributed the large number of practical gifts to the more than 80 boys at the ranch. Al Reynolds, chairman of the Boys Ranch committee, introduced the members of the Boys Ranch committee who were seated at the head table—Wilbur Marshall, Kendall Way, Charles Darden, John Rowley and Bert Graetz, and mentioned thase unable to attend, Harold Schwarz, Doctor O'Dell and Riddings Lee. Conley Lovelace, director of the home, introduced the members of his staff to the assembled guests—Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Parker, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Heath, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Green, Mr. and Mrs. "Red" Teague and Mrs. Lovelace. Claude Taylor still was in the hospital as a result of a stroke suffered on Thanksgiving day. C. A. Dolsen, chief barker, introduced Mj-s, Dora Foster, director of the Freeman Memorial clinic; Mrs. Glen Carson, director of Hope Cottage, and Mrs. Edna Gladney of the Edna Gladney Home in Fort Worth. Dolsen spoke briefly about his interesting experiences with the ranch, beginning with his first acquaintance with its activities at Copperas Cove, and later "a great dream" becoming a living reality at Bedford. "A lot of credit is due many men," he said. He gave Al Reynolds credit for aggressively taking over the goals and plans of the previous ranch committee and moving forward with them. "We have a great respect and appreciation," he said, "for the people who go about their work quietly, and with this in mind I want to introduce Mrs. Reynolds and her daughter Marjorie, who have spent hundreds of hours in behalf of the ranch and for the boys. Marjorie spent many hours instructing the boys in the care of chickens, and Mrs. Reynolds has done the sewing and repairing of hundreds of items of clothing. They both performed the herculean of buying all of these lovely gifts and wrapping each one carefully for the boys." "We have spent many years of time and money, but now let's go over to the other side and see what fine results we have achieved. I am sure you will agree they are well worth the time and effort. Here is a boy who spent eight years at the ranch and is now in the world making his own way. He left the ranch six years ago and is now a fine citizen. Marine Sgt. Clifton Osborn from Cisco, Tex. Another man with us tonight has been away from the ranch two years and is married and earning his way successfully, Alton Brantley. We want and all of our other boys to feel this is home, and it is good to have them .back for Christmas." He introduced Joe Bagby. fine football player, who made All-State, Emmitt Herod, and Robert Leonard, who is going to Baylor university. The football team, which finished second in the district, was called upon to stand. The large chorus of boys, directed by Mary Adelia Current, theii sang "Walking in the Louis Charninsky dressed as Santa Claus distributed the gifts to the boys at Boys Ranch. Winter Wonderland," "O Night Divine." and "Silent Night." Then followed the highlight of the evening, the presentation of gifts to the delighted and thankful boys. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram presented a beautiful set of Encyclopedia Brittanica to the ranch. Ascap Passes Amenciments On Officers' Elections From Eastern Edition NEW YORK—The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers has passed an amendment to articles of a.ssociation regarding election of officers. The amendment reads that the president shall not be elected for more than three successive terms. In the event of a failure to elect a president at the end of any such year, the office of president shall be vacant until the next president shall be elected and the first vice-president shall discharge the duties of president. 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