SBC Steering Committee; 1959, Corpus Christi; Rev. Jerrel Gaddy; Lowell Ponder

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SBC Steering Committee; 1959, Corpus Christi; Rev. Jerrel Gaddy; Lowell Ponder - 8 CORPUS CHRISTI TIMES, Tues., June 16, 1959...
8 CORPUS CHRISTI TIMES, Tues., June 16, 1959 STEERING COMMITTEE PLANS CONVENTION --Five leading Baptist pastors compose the steering committee which will oversee the personnel of 14 other committees in planning for the Baptist General Convention of Texas which meets Memorial Coliseum here Nov. 2-4. On the committee are (seated left to right) Rev. Jerrel Gaddy, the Rev. W. H. Colson, chairman, and Dr. C. E. Hereford, Standing are Dr. Wallace Rogers (left) and Dr. A. D. Norris. Colson To Guide Committees Of Baptist Convention Here By FLORENCE PATTO.V The Rev. \V. H. Colson, superintendent superintendent of Baptist Missions, has been named general chairman of Church. Charlotte, N. C, and; The Rev. Lowell Ponder is Howard E. Butt Jr., Corpus Chrls-jchairman ol the hospitality ti layman, who will speak on the! closing night of the convention. the committees for the General i 500-Voice Choir Baptist Convention of Texas to bej Music for the closing held in Memorial Coliseum Nov. 2-4. The steering committee, with Colson as chairman, also approved approved other committees on convention convention arrangements at a'meet- ing held over the weekend. Serving with Colson on the steering committee are Dr. Wallace Wallace Rogers, Dr. Carl E. Here- lord, Dr. A. D. Norris and the Rev. Jerrel Gaddy. The three speakers higmightln the convention will be Dr. M. B. Carroll, pastor of East will be a 500-voica choir com- Lost and mittee. Serving with him will be the Rev. Bill Crafton. the Rev. I. E. Gonzalez and the Rev. Bill session |Brown. of to the by to posed of Baptist choirs in the city under the direction of the Rev. Jack Terrell, director of music music at First Baptist Church, assisted assisted by other choir directors. More than 500 reservations have already been made in Corpus Christ! motels and hotels by out- of-town messengers who will come here for the November meet. An estimated crowd of 10,000 10,000 is expected. The Rev. Kenneth HLner was The committee in charge of the lost and found department, also Grand appointed chairman of the audi- Baptist Church, Dallas, and presi-jtoriurn committee. Working with! rlpni nf the TMm-nntinrv Dr. Carl him will be Mrs. Pearl McMahan,' 1 identified as the check stand, will ibe headed by the Rev. Jack Edwards, Edwards, with W. A. Butler, ths Rev. Marvin Howard and the Rev. F. A. Walton assisting. Barney McBride is chairman of the entertainment committee. Working with him will be the Rev. Toxie White, Jack Hogan, Bill Warren, Fortunato Gonzalez and tbs Rev. Harvey Graham. Mrs. W. H. Colson will head of dent of the convention; Bates, pastor of First Baptist Bexar Rate Of Suicides Running Righ SAN ANTONIO. 5V-The Bexar County medical examiner, Dr. Robert Hausman, predicts "a bumper year in suicides" for San Antonio. Three persons took their lives yesterday, bringing the total for the year to 29-- S more than at this time in 1958. Dr. Hausman labeled the hanging hanging death of Nathan Lerner, 64, and shooting deaths of Alfrida Thgmas, 31, and Harry C. Martin, Martin, 77, as suicides. "The homicide rate is down compared with last year," Dr. Hausman said. "This year we've had 15 homicides against IS last year. While they're for down, the suicides are going up. "This means we're in for bumper year in suicides." Dr. Hausman did not elaborate on the connection between the homicide and suicide rate. decoration committee. She! hroll "r "and Don Alilan \n'^ vi11 be assisted by Mrs. Earl Hill, the sta-e "committee^ Mrs - Jerrel Gadd '- Pol! ' Ca § !e ' Lake the the Kirk Neely pointed to the stage committee was C. A. Bevil, chairman, the Rev. Bill Warren and the Rev. Jim Darst. Cliff Barrett is chairman chairman of the exhibit committee, and members of the committee are the Rev. G. E. Snider, Rev. P. D. Fullingim and Rev. Clyd? Riggs. Reservations Committee The Rev. Victor Nichols is chairman of the reservation committee. committee. The Rev. Raymond Perkins Perkins and Mrs. Wallace Rogers are serving with him. Mrs. Dorothy Envin is chairman chairman of registration and will be assisted by Gladys Robbins, Shelton Shelton Phinney and the Rev. Earl Hill. The Rev. H. D. Christian has been appointed "chairman of the transportation committee. Others to serve are Bruno Morgan, Ted Miles and Leon Adudell. With Chester Davidson as chairman, chairman, Doyle Holmes and the Rev. Dan McLendon compose the publicity publicity committee for' the convention. convention. The Rev. Harry Grantz is chairman chairman of information. Mrs. T. K. Rodman, the Rev. O. O. Ervin and Mrs. G. L. Frazier complete 'the committee. Mrs. A. D. Norris and Mrs. Miller. The Rev. Warner Hickman has been named chairman of the nursery nursery department svith Mrs. Roy Dugger and Mrs. D. J. Heaney assisting. Institutional dinners will be headed by the Rev. E. McCoy Bynum and assisting will be Mrs. Francis Clark and Dr. N. C. Bettis. Reorganized Health Studios Show Gain HOUSTON. IB nized American -- The Health reorga- Studios, Inc., made a net gain of jls,870 between Feb. 6 and May 31, report filed yesterday in federal district court by trustee McClelland McClelland Wallace said. Six studios in Chicago have been eold for $69,000 and another there closed, the' report said. It said three Philadelphia studios were sold for a net gain of 55,800. Wallace was named trustee after after creditors of the firm filed a petition for reorganization of company last Feb. 4. the

Clipped from The Corpus Christi Caller-Times16 Jun 1959, TuePage 8

The Corpus Christi Caller-Times (Corpus Christi, Texas)16 Jun 1959, TuePage 8
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