Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 21, 1973 · Page 3
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 21, 1973
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or MEN Wed., F«b. 21, 1973 « 3 iiiiiyiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiuniinMiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiniiii GOING HOME . . . Mrs. Williams holding Robbie, Sgt. Williams and Mrs. Taha (TIMESphoto by Ken Good) Homecoming For Robbie -;. Monday was homecoming for .Robbie and he kept the engagement by weighing in at Washington General Hospital "Nursery at.exactly five pounds. There were many times that a homecoming date for Robbie ·was in doubt, but he had a lot going for him in his battle to beat the survival odds for in- 'fants born early. three months too The turning point for Robbie, \yho weighed two pounds and four ounces at birth, Dec. 13, iame when he was put on breast milk and concurrently gained seven foster mothers. During the critical period, when it was found that Robbie did not tolerate formula feedings his physician sought the aid of the La Leche League, a group of area women dedicated to the principle that breast fed is "best fed". His call for help was met by seven nursing mothers who supplied Robbie with eight to ten ounces of breast milk for Announcements K a p p a Kappa Gamma Alumnae will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday in the home of Mrs. George Harris, 506 Gunler. Dr. Eleanor Barnes will be co- hostess and Mrs. Floyd Harris -will present the program on the 'National Convention she attended last summer. * A benefit dance will be held from 7:30 p.m. until 12 midnight -Friday at Ramay Junior High School for the John Locke School. There will be live enter.- tainment and the public is invited bo attend. General Hospital Woman's Auxiliary Board will meet at II a.'rh,' Thursday with a lun- follow' at '12 noon for members. The speaker will be Bill Parette. county sanitarian. Members attending are asked to bring Items for a: rummage sale that the Associate Nursing Club is .sponsoring. Those having articles too large to bring may call Pat Hammon, 442-7789, and they will be picked up. Reader's Theater production 'Revolution G r e e k Style," concerned with two comedies of Aristophanes, is scheduled for 5 o'clock tonight, Thursday and Friday, in Room 404 of the new Communications Center on the University campus. It is free and open to the public. Law Wives will have a benefit game night Friday, March 2, at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, a two week period. "He started improving immediately after the breast milk was given and has continued normal development," said the doctor who noted that six-month premature infants are usually given a five to eight per cenl chance to survive. "It is a wonderful survival and he has escaped unscathed. We are al proud," said the physician, who was on hand for Robbie's departure. Robbie who is now adjustec to formula feedings, also hac some other plus factors going for him in addition to his seven foster mothers. His own parents, Sgt. Major and Mrs Robert Williams have visited him five to eight times a day and he has received large doses of tender loving care from the personnel of the hospital's nursery who have cared for him during his struggle for life. Robbie's homecoming. has been eagerly awaited, not only by his parents, but by his two older brothers, Brett and Ronnie, who thought it a good reason not to go to school Monday. They were over-ruled but only through parental persuasion. , ; Mrs. H. A.' Taha, 'of Spring dale one of the founders of the To Marry The Rev. and Mrs. Donald Evans of Fayetteville an nounce (he engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Donna Jean, to the Rev. Alvin L. Herrington, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank 0. Herrington of Huntsvllle. Miss Evans is a 1970 graduate of Rogers High School and the prospective bridegroom is a 1971 graduate of Hunlsville High School and has been attending Central Bible Col lege In Springfield, Mo. H( plans to enter the ministry to the deaf at First Assem bly of God Church In Fay etteville. The wedding will b at the First Assembly of Goi Church in Huntsvllle at 7:3 p.m. March 9 with the bride' father officiating, assisted b; the Rev. Dennis Jech c Rogers. A reception will fo low. All friends and relative are invited to attend. This 'n That About Town By MARY ALICE PEARSON Mark Twain, in words that have been falsely attributed to Oscar Wilde, wrote in 1867, "No woman can look as well out of fashion as in it.". . . It was Oscar who said, "It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances." One more Oscar -- "Fashion is that by which the fantastic becomes for the moment universal." And a Jamaican proverb: "Follow fashion make monkey cut him tail." March will be the month to see which way the fashions wind's blowing. Leading off on Saturday, March 10, Fayetteville Jaycettes will have a showing at 6:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn. This is by invitation only. Designer fashions are being sent from New York. Accessories will be provided by a local store. General Hospital Auxiliary's "Horizons of Fashion 74 will be a showing of fashions from local shops on March 23 at the Holiday Inn. Luncheon will be served at 12 noon and this event is by reservation only. Tickets are available at the Gift Shop at the hospital, at the Holiday Inn, from Mrs. Arthur Gabriel, 442-7254; Mrs. James Akin, 443-5526; Mrs. Jim Shreve, 442-8902; Mrs. Joan Wiltdns, 442-8211; Mrs. J. F Woglom, 521-1110; Mrs. C. F. Gorman, Hospital Auxiliary president, 521-2227; or any Auxiliary member, it you can catch them cause they're a busy bunch. Although we haven't heard a word about it, except the date -- March 2 8 - -- the annual luncheon-fashion show at Fayettevllle Country Club always attracts a large crowd. You'll see fashions you know will work for you . . . clothes that fit right into the kind of life you lead. Aria and Harold Wheeler, with his brother-in-law a n d sister, Dr. and Mrs. C. I. Graff of Hickory Creek, are home after a two-week cruise in the Caribbean aboard the Norwegian liner "Southward." The nine ports visited w e r e Curacao, Caracas, Grenada, which Aria says she thinks is probably the most beautiful. Known as the Spice Island, "it smells so nice" -- Barabados, Martinique, St, Croix. San Jnah, St. Thomas and Nassau. They spent several days in Miami before embarking. Douglas and Leverett Streets, beginning at 7 o'clock. Tickets will be available, at the door or may be purchased from any member of Law Wives Club. Mrs. George Skinner is sponsor. Law Wives will have a bridge meeting at 7 p.m. tonight at Leverett Gardens. Daily Calendar of Events Tonight p.m Zero Population Growth, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 7:30 L. ' League of Women Voters, Mrs. Mike Roberts, 9:15 a.m. SMITH'S Communication 2-Way Radio 'Your 2-way radio - headquarters III etectronlo tine* 192* 520 N. Colleg. HI 3-2222 For Your pmerrpMon Ntcdi (to Ui We Give SH Green Stamps QUAKER DRUG 22 E. Center - 442-4ZM Citj Parking Lot In Rear Oa Leche League in 1970 said that each of the mothers who supplied Robbie the breast milk feel as i though; he partly belongs to them. "We* were so happy to be able to meet this need," she said.' The league has a membership of 20 at the. present time and its "primary purpose n to promote breast, feeding. Mrs Taha said that all interested m o t h e r s , o r prospective mothers, are invited to join and further information may be obtained by calling her at 7510592 or Mrs. Diane Ray, 443 2539. It was organized in 1956 in Chicago and now has chapters in all states in the nation. It stresses the importance of meetings in which mothers can share experiences and be provided with pertinent reading material. All publications are given editorial approval by a group of nationally known pediatricians who serve on the Medical Advisory.Board. Jane and Charles Morgan with daughter, Carrie, of Conway, were guests last week of Virgie and Kermit Davenport. They all camp down with the flu and couldn't leave on the day planned and stayed on while Virgie and Kermit with Louise and Wells Bone and Mable and Herb January went to Hot Springs for three days at the races as they had planned . . .the best laid plans A Housewarming, shower and open house is planned at Way Out House on Thursday, March 1, from 7 until 9:30 p.m. All interested citizens are invited to attend and meet the directors and to bring articles for use at the house, 406 E. Meadow Street. Since the needs are many, all household articles, such as beds, mattresses, rugs, kitchen utensils, clocks mops, brooms, lamps, will indeed be welcome. If you can't attend the open house and have anything to donate, just drop it off at any time. A painting by Paul Rossi and a poem by his wife, Florence Rupert Rossi, are featured in the January issue of "Arizona Highways" magazine. Paul was director of Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa before moving to Tucson and Florence used to live here. Lila Kinchen of Lubbock, Tex., district councilor for Phi Upsilon Omicron, made an official visit to the University of Arkansas main campus last weekend. The University's chapter, Alpha Delta, is the home economics professional honorary fraternity in the College of Agriculture and Home Economics. Mrs. Kinchen is a retired associate professor of clothing and textiles at Texas Tech University. Our friend Norma Conner of the University's News Service, tells us that we consistently and persistently misspell a name -- did it again last Saturday. The newly elected president of the Arkansas State Music Teachers Association is Dale Millen and not Dale Miller. We're sorry. MRS. NOELL . . . observes 99th birtfidayanniversary quietly Anniversary Observed By "Aunt Lou" Quietly At Home Engaged Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Buss, Route 2, West Fork, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sue, to Marvin Preston, son ot Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Preston, Route 1, Winslow. The wedding will be an event of March 3 at t h e home of the bridels parents. They will make their home In Brentwood. Soak Eyelashes To clean false eyelashes, soak them briefly in a basin of suds, whisk around gently and let dry on'tissue or towel. Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Barnes of Route 10, Fayetteville, observed their 55th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 10, at their home in a quiet way. They received many telephone calls from friends and kinfolks and a lot of pretty flowers. Margaret and Tom Lewis are back from Kansas City where he was elected to the Kansas City District' Dealer Council of Ford Motor _Co. Births Mr. and Mrs. Gene Springdale, a son, Feb. Hill 16. of , , . Mr. and Mrs. Gary W. Rakes Sr. of Fayetteville, a son, Feb. 16. Mr. and Mrs. James Sumner of Bentonville, daughter, Feb. 16. Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. a . D. Arthur of Winslow, a son, Feb. 17. Mr. and Mrs. Rex Lee Burc h a m of Fayetteville, a daughter, Feb. 17. Mr. and Mrs. Don D. Carney of Fayetteville, a son, Feb. 17. Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Carter of Fayetteville, a daughter, Feb. 17. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence R. Dawson of Delaney. a daughter, Feb. 17. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry L. Kinion of Lincoln, a daughter, Feb. 17. Mr. and Mrs. Rodney B. Manning of Springdale, a daughter, Feb. 17. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry L. Tuck of Fayetteville, a soo. Feb. 17. Mr. Dailey and of Mrs. Donald Fayetteville, D. daughter, Feb. 19. Mr. and Mrs. Clayton W. Barnhart of Fayetteville, a daughter. Feb. 19. Mr. and Mrs. . Lavelle of Feb. 19. Michael T. Springdale, a son, LINCOLN -- "I think the. Lord let me live this long so I can see all my faults and overcome them." said a Lincoln woman who observed her 9Qth birthday last week. Mrs. Louise Oliver Noell, better known as Aunt Lou, noted the anniversary quietly at her home. She was born at 2 p.m. Feb 15, 1874 in a farmhouse between Viola and Elizabeth, Ark. Fulton County, one of nine children. Two brothers are still living and are Elmer Oliver of Huntsvillc, a well known author and artist of historic sites in the Ozarks and Wesley Oliver of Daytona Beach, Fla. Her mother died at the age of 45 and the same night a 15 year-old brother died, both stricken during an epidemic o typhoid fever in Madison County. T h e family joined the Seneth-Day Adventist Church ;SDA) June 9, 1891, when Mrs was 17 years old and the nearest church was at Hinds ville. some distance from the! home near Draketown. The Oliver family move from Fulton County when Mr Noell was nine years old. The came first to Farmington looking for a farm to buy. Afte remaining there with friends fi a time, Mr. Oliver turned th team, bearing his family an possessions eastward again an finally settled on the mounta near Drake's Creek, or Drak town. Later they bought adjoining farm and moved dow into the Hawk Creek Valle T o d a y Mrs. Noell sti remembers that the mules tha pulled the wagon were name Meg and Beck. Mrs. Noell went to Keen Academy in Keene, Tex. afte finishing the eighth grade. Afte one year she had to retur home because of financi reasons, and went to the count seat where she took the sta achcr's examination. She got teaching certificate and ught school and worked ward her high school diploma. ie taught in the public schools Madison and Washington ounties and in SDA church hools. She also recalls that she .ught for as little as $20 a .onth and remembers when he got a raise to $30. She said e cashier at the bank who ashed her check remarked that ic got more than most eachers. Among her students she ecalls Lou Whitmore, mother : Dr. Coy Kaylor of Fayette- ille. She attended a little rural chool known as Whitmore fountain School in Madison ounty, while Mrs. Noell was caching there. Shortly after she received her iploma from the Keene \cademy in 1910 she taught her irst church school in Fayette- ·ille, in the basement of th» ihurch at 25 E. South St. k For several years she taught n various parts of Oklahoma n church affiliated schools and t was while teaching at Achilles, near Durant that she met Will Lee Noell and on Now 18, 1921 they were married. They lived on a farm near Hendrix, Okla. and after their home was destroyed by fire in 1965 they purchased a mobile home. Mr. Noell died a year later and Mrs. Noell continuei to live in the mobile home. She is not alone for a niece, Ruth Jackson, lives with her, and Clyde and Mary Mix keep a watchful eye on her. The mobile home is parked in their backyard at Lincoln. A vegetarian for the past 50 years Mrs. Noell, except for arthritis and use of a hearing aid, is remarkably active for her age. She writes letters, reads, works crossword puzzles and listens to favorite programs on radio. Thursday Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae, Mrs. George Harris, 9 a.m. League of Women Voters, Mrs. John Cowell, 9:15 a.m. Daughters of Demeter, Ozarks Electric -Hospitality Room, 9:30 a.m. General Hospital Auxiliary Board, Hospital, 11 a.m. General Hospital Auxiliary, Hospital, 12 Noon Rotary Club, Holiday Inn, 12:05 noon Marion Chapter, DAR, Mrs. Ha M. Newbern, 1:30 p.m. Jaycees, Wyatt's, 7 p.m. Disabled American Veterans, VA Hospital, 7 : 30 p.m. Natural Food Association, Springdale Chamber of Commerce, 7:30 p.m. Richard Duncan-Robert Umiker Concert, Arts Center Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Friday Education Wives, Mrs. Jim Shankle, 9:30 a.m. Women's Charity League, Mrs. Orville J. Hall, 1 p.m. uiiinninuiH^ UNIQUE STYLING FASHIONS FOR.THE SPRING '73 COLLECTION FROM For Information Write: WEIGHT WATCHERS 5608 W. 12th St. little Reck, Ark. 72204 or Call 666-0373 NOTE: Former nwmber* interacted tn working pleat* contact our office in little Rock Elegantly simple, simply elegant . . the plain pump, unadorned except jor a curved thread of gold piping. In black or white patent crepe. "Good Shoes Properly Fitted WOMEN'S SHOeS-Strwt Floor FHBRIC SIRE eu) and SAVE TO $1.52 yd. Dress, suil, blouse weights in colorful sports prints, solid colors, scarf prints and textured fabrics. VALUES TO $2.29 YD. WASHABLE cottons/blends 42"/45" wide SAVE TO $1.98 yd. Shop early for these bondeed and unbonded al! wool flannels, novelty suitings, cotton suede cloth, man/, many others. VALUES TO $3.98 YD. wools/acrylics/ cottons/ blends ' 54"/6Q" wide SO-FRO FABRICS always first quality fabrics OPEN DAILY 10 A.M. TO 9. P.M. Northwest Arkansas Plaza

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