The following is an online reproduction of the program from the Charter Night meeting of the Jefferson Lions Club back in 1946...

Jefferson Lions Club

Charter Night

High School Gym

Jefferson, Texas

Thursday, June 6, 1946

8:00 PM

Slogan: Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nation's Safety.


Tomato Juice
Ham (Home Baked)
Potato Salad
String Beans
Deviled Eggs
Hot Rolls
Ice Cream

Prepared and Served By The Ladies of the First Baptist Church


Chairman - Bill Myers

Song, "God Bless America" - Everyone

Invocation - Lion Rev. Ben Anderson

Banquet (Beware of the Tail Twister)

Welcome - Lion J. H. Benefield, Jr.

Introduction of Guests & Clubs - Chairman

Special Number - Lloyd Grubbs, Justa Beth Lyle (Accompanied by Mrs. Dolen)

Introduction, President, Marshall Lions Club - Lion Ernest Smith

Lionism - Past Dist. Gov. Lion Oscar Jones

Nichols Trio - Presented by Marshall Lions Club

Presentation of Charter - District Gov. FInney

Acceptance of Charter - President Jim Zachry

Song, "Till We Meet Again" - Everyone

Charter Members

President - Jim Zachry
Vice President - J.A. Starling
2nd Vice President - Bob Infinger
3rd Vice President - R.C. Connor
Secretary - George Haggard
Director - Maurice Bailey
Director - Bob Pierce
Director - Bill Myers
Lion Tamer - Ernie Meyer
Tail Twister - Frank Neidermeier
Club Pianist - Mrs. Faun Shaw

A. Bert Andrews
Joe Hughes
Rev. Ben Anderson
Edward Taylor
Creston C. Arnold
S.A. Womack
Mann Bender
Lester ward
Harper Davis
Morris Duncan
H.G. (Whick) Davis
A. Roland Spivey
C.L. Champion
M. (Doug) Taylor
Herschel S. Henderson
Ray Wood
J.M Greeney
C.B. (Buz) Howell
Chas. Schellinger
Jack Bullard
James C. Henderson
J.D. Flanagan
Earl Wallace
C.W. Stanley
A. Cordell Ogburn
Harvey A. Pruitt
L.C. Scudday
Perry L. Chastain

We, the members of the Jefferson Lions Club, express to our Sponsors, the Lions Club of Marshall, our sincere appreciation of their interest and assistance. To District Governor, Lion Finney, our hearty thanks for his aid and cooperation. To the members of all other Clubs here tonight, a most hearty welcome and good wishes.

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