This Week in History 8-3
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Thursday Aug. 3, 1939

Andre' opens

new beauty shop

French hair stylist Andre’ opened his own shop in the Terminal building on Ocoee Street. Andre' had been associated with Vogue Beauty Systems several months prior, and he severed his connection that week with Vogue, opening his own shop in the new location.

He named his shop "The Vogue Beauty Salon." Patrons received the same high quality workmanship and courteous service which patrons received at the Vogue.

Andre' was a Parisian-trained hair stylist and formerly of Emilie's in Radio City Tower, New York City. He joined the Vogue staff in Cleveland in January 1939, when he returned from the International Style Show in Paris and the official show in New York City, where he competed in the Gold Cup Award.

Friday Aug. 4, 1939

Embroidery club

met with Mrs. Pearson

The Embroidery Club was entertained at its monthly meeting on a Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Gale Pearson on Georgetown Pike.

Garden flowers, with roses predominating, were used in the floral decorations of the home. A salad and ice course was served. The hostess was assisted by her daughter, Mrs. George Bean, of Chattanooga, and her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Elbert Pearson of Atlanta.

Guests included Mrs. Lea McDaris, Mrs. Vance Rogers, Mrs. John E. Ramsey, Mrs. T.L. Rogers, Mrs. J. V. Price, Mrs. W.O. Horner, Mrs. W.H. Fillauer, Mrs. George Bean, Mrs. Elbert Pearson and Miss Gloria Bean of Chattanooga.

Saturday Aug. 5, 1939

Mrs. C.L. Rhodes was

hostess at bridge

Mrs. Rhodes hosted a Bridge Party at her home on Friday afternoon, and entertained with five tables at her home on Centenary Avenue.

Gift flowers were used in the attractive decoration of the rooms of the home. Mrs. Jimmie Smithers was awarded high score prize; Mrs. Claud H. Taylor, low; Mrs. Ed Gibson, honor, and Mrs. A. B. Jones, slam. At the conclusion of the game a salad and ice course was served in which pink and green were emphasized.

Mrs. Rhodes’ guests, in addition to the prize winners, were Mrs. Dewey Davidson, Mrs. Jake Dethero, Mrs. Varnon Gibson, Mrs. Eugene Callaway, Mrs. Von McLane, Mrs. Robert S. Hines, Mrs. Dwight Arnold, Mrs. Edd Dooley, Mrs. Willis Byrd, Mrs. Paul Abel, Mrs. Oscar Brown, Mrs. Ira Cooper, Mrs. Johnny Dunlap and Miss Beulah Park.

Birth announcement

Mr. and Mrs. William Patterson Russell announced the birth of their 8-pound son on Friday, Aug. 4, 1939, whom they named William Patterson Jr. His father was known as "Bootney, No. 2" Russell. They called the red-haired baby "Bootney, No. 5." Mrs. Russell's maiden name was Miss Virginia Caylor.

Monday Aug. 7, 1939

Family celebrated Andy Randolph's birthday

Mr. and Mrs. Andy Randolph were honored on Aug. 6, 1939, when relatives and friends gathered at their country home near Cisco, Ga. to celebrate Mr. Randolph's birthday.

The crowd consisted of their immediate family, three daughters and two sons and their families; visiting nieces and nephews numbering 20 and their families, and several other invited guests until a total of 208 were present.

String music and vocal selections were furnished by two grandchildren and greatly enjoyed by all present.

A bountiful luncheon was spread on the shady lawn.

The Randolph family was one of the oldest in this section and had for many years kept the custom of an annual reunion, originating at Mount Bethel, the oldest home church of the ancestors. The name of the church was later changed to Union Grove on Bates Pike, and for the previous three years the reunion had been held at the home of "Uncle Andy" on his birthday. He was the only living member of the original family.

At the time he was still very active and considered a leading farmer of his community.