Church of Christ - Gladys Blessing, Shirley Oney
ricrilck Avc. West Photic «2-L ] I j been hit In the fool, ho-stnrted to return for aid. A mortar shell bursting in the trees showered fragments whieh'struck him in the arm. Pvt, Soules Is a nephew of Atrs. H. B. Stevick. north of Wellington. Ho has a brother 'in the Coast Guard, Robert, a seaminf second class. Honor Pastor The \Vellinglwi Church'of Christ gave a farewell reception for their pastor, the Rev'. Joe. Irby, who has, served ,thc church for about 14 months. His resignation took place Sunday evening. He is a student at Obcrlin School of Theology,.finding it necessary to resign to devoTe all his time to his" studies In order to take his degree in "February. He plans to return lo his home in Texas 'us soon ns he finishes his work' in Oberlifi, The reception was held in the basement of the "church Sunday evening, opening with congregational singing, accompanied by Mrs Naomi Swcsey. Scripture verse from (he Bible; talk, "Alms for Coming Year," 'by Miss Kate Clara; reading by Louise Frazier; two songs by GeoVge Me- Cuilough and Rev. Irby; poem, by Donald Allison; three songs' by Gladys Blessing and Shirley Oney; reading, Miss LaVerne Swartz; rending,' by "Mrs. LaVerdo Rugg; Patty Swcsey snng, "Joy," Mr. and Mrs. Charles Allison presented a skit, "Bids and Gifts." The Allisons and Shirley Oney put on another skit, "Powder and Bullets." Cannes were played and refreshments served. Rev; Irby dismissed the reception. The membership presented Rev.. Irby with a gift of money.