Casa Grande Dispatch from Casa Grande, Arizona on December 18, 1968 · Page 5
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Casa Grande Dispatch from Casa Grande, Arizona · Page 5

Casa Grande, Arizona
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Wednesday, December 18, 1968
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At Yul« fate Zonrato Hear Blue Notes Sing 'I., I' - -,H If',,,, •**>' . 5 - r. ;• '\TMi-x; 1 '; * -^r%, ."„'-..t-?..0. The Zonta Club of Casa Grande Valley will .hold its annual Christmas dinner party tonight at seven at the Rebekah Hall. Mrs. L. H. McCtuie. CooJidge, dub president will preside. The Blue Notes, Casa Grande Union High School choral group, will, provide entertainment Directed by Ben Day, the populai singing group will present a half-hour program of Christmas songs. Bill O'Neil will be featured in a iolo portion of "Do You Hear What 1 Hear''" Some of the selections include "W* Wish You a Merry Christian." "Twelve Days of Christmas," "Silent Night." "Deck the Halls" and "White Christmas." The Blue Notes, composed of high school students, are filling 15 engagements before civic and service dubs during the holiday season. An extra-curricular club, they meet OM night each week to practice for performances given outside the school Mrs. Geoige Kenyon and Mrs. Ralph tnckson are in charge of the program. in addition to the musical entertainment, club members will hold a gift exchange. Gifts will also be contributed by members for senior citizens in he community. FOP Elects New Officers COOLlDGt Police Chief David Satterfield was elected president of Final Lodge No, 7. Fraternal Order of Police in (he annual election Thursday Others elected were Gregory L. Goodsori. Tempe, vice president. Jo/in C Lewis, Cootidge, secretary -treasurer. Raslton Allen, Bapchulc. chaplain: John L. Russell, Florence, conductoi, and Tom Dean. Phoenix, David VanLandmgham. Glendale, and Ralph Sieberf, Florence, trustees; Satterfield will succeed Cootietfe Club Holds Annual Holiday Fete Hi Brow Cootiette #255 of Casa Grande met Monday at 7 p.m. for the annual Christmas Party, at the Chatterbox Dining Room. Gifts were exchanged among the members and their guests. Guests were Mrs Eleanor Agular of Florence. Miss Susan -Try man, the Mssrs. Fred Cant re II. Bud Zimmerman, Qnie McKenzie and Stella Watson, all of Casa Grande. Announcement was made of the Supreme Greyback, Mrs. Rosmary Smith, visit Dec 11 in Phoenix. Members were urged to tr> to attend the important occasion A "love" gift was sent from the Hi Brows <J2 35 On Jan 20, the club members and their guests are going to hold their meeting at Haynes Cafe in Florence Mrs. Sophie Smith will be hostess for the meeting Rides will be secured for the group in advance Frank Gillette of Superior at installation. Jan 9 A pot luck supper and the Christmas gift exchange marked the meeting held concurrently vuth the meeting of the women's auxiliary Officers installed bj the auxiliary were Mrs. John -Lewis, president. Mrs Jame Hen/erling, Florence, vice president. Mrs. James Martin, Coolidge. secretary. Mrs David Satterfield. treasurer: Mrs Sam Westerman, Coolidge, guard, Mrs. Frank Gillette, Superior, conductor, and Mrs. Ralph Siebert. Florence, trustee. Alpha Epsilon Plan Gifts For Patients Individual gift packets for the men and women patients at- the Final County Nursing Home in Florence are being prepared by the members of Alpha Epsflon chapter, Epsilon Sigma Alpha sorority. The gifts will be wrapped as Christmas packages when members bring thpm to the Dec. 19 meeting at the home * of Mrs. C.L. Scott Mrs. Llo>d Auhck, chairman of the welfare committee, is in charge of this project and will see that the gifts are distributed for the patient's Christmas celebration TraditionalK, the highlight of the chapter's December meeting is the Christmas gift exchange at which time the identity of each member's "secret sister" for the past year is revealed. The names of new secret sisters for 1969 will also be drawn. Mrs Paul Stem will assist Mrs. Scett as co-hostess BLUE NOTES, extra-curricular club at Casa Grande Union High School, will perform tonight at the dinner meeting of the Zonta Club of Casa Grande Valley to be held at Rebekah Hall. Pictured (front row, from left) are Kathy Wilson, Susan Pettijohn, Debby Gfllespie, Brenda Barnes, Jody Echeverria. Patty Lewailen, Cindy Francois; (back row, from left) John Cox, Rick Half, Robert Levario, Bill O'Neil, Randy Spilsbury, Ted Walker, Greg Walton. Tim Norn's, David Bruce. Cline Storey and Mary Ann Thurman were absent when photo was taken. Ben Day directs the singing group, t (Dispatch Photo) Area Couples Announce Coming Wedding Plans Miss Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Leslie R. Johnson, Arroyo Grande, Calif., announce the engagement of their daughter, Bridget, to Charles M. Pierce, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pierce, also of Arroyo Grande (formerly bFCasa Grande). The bride-elect was graduated from Arroyo Grande High School in 1967. She is presently attending Cuesta College where she is majoring in fine arts. Her fiance is a 19b5 graduate of C^sa Grande Union High School He is a sergeant in <: •• U.S Marine Corps sta« oned at Camp Pendleton, Canf He served 27 months in Vietnam and w ill be discharged next June He pj is lo become jn industrial arts instructor The weddmc is planned Juh 5. 1969. Miss Bobbins Mr. and K o b b 111 s, kf/14 Mi^ V>.uren G. Casa (.rand;;. Wifnesses Plan Circuit Assembly Jehovah's Witnesses will hold a three-day Spanish-speaking circuit assembly in Chandler, Arizona, January 3-5, it was officially announced today by the governing body, the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York. William Cabeen, Eloy. presiding minister of the local Spanish congregation, said "The assembly is not a revival, but is held primanl) to advance Christian Bible Rev. Lush Begins Series Rev. Ron Lush, pastor of the Chruch of the Nazarene, will begin a series of sermons which will conclude on Easter Sunday The topic will be the life of Christ. The topic this Sunday wilt be "Why Then''" or "In the Fullness of Time " A special feature of this Christmas Sunday's 11.00a.m. Family Worship will be Prof Ron Lush. Sr who will provide the music. The service will be heard over KP1N from 11 to 11.45 There will also be special treats lor the children and a Christmas memento for the adults education " Some 700 delegates from Arizona and New Mexico are expected to attend the all Spanish sessions. The three-day program includes a variety of talks on Bible subjects. Groups of ministers wil! discuss ministerial problems and demonstrations will teach how Christians should conduct Bible studies Sessions will be conducted morning, afternoon and evening with a baptism of new ministers on Satmday afternoon The convention's themt is ''Sharing Fully m Preaching the Good News". The featured speaker appearmgon the program daily will be Bloscoe Muscariello from JehovahS Witnesses' world headquarters m Brooklyn. New York. He serves as district supervisor in the Southwest Mr. Muscanelio will deliver the principal address of the assembly on Sunday, Jan. 5, on the subject. "God'"s Way Is Love" announce the forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Orlenda Faye, to Elric McCray Jenkins, son of Mr. and Mrs McCray Jenkins, New Y'ork. N.Y. The weddine is planned Jan. 18. 1969at7iv.m in the First Presbyterian Church, Casa Gian^le. _Rev. Richard Archibald will officiate. The bride-elect K a senior at the University of Arizona, Tucson She is a 19b5 graduate of Casa Grande Union High School Her fiance is a Staff Sergeant in the I '.S Air F'orce stationed at L>a\is Monthan Air Force Base. Tucson Hutter- l/ani r Mr and Mrs Ldward E. Clutter. Arziona City, announce the engagement of their daughter. Cynthra Helen, to David Wesley Vance, son of Mr. and Mrs Vernun C Vance, Glendora. Calif The \veddinu is planned at 2 pin. on Jan 25. 1969 in St. Anthony's Catholic Church The bride-elect attended Mesa Community College. She is a graduate of Casa Grande Union High School and St. Anthony's Parochial School. During her high school years, she was a member of Girls League and the Pan American Club Her fiance attended Casa Grande Union High School and was graduated from Charter Oak High School in Coviiia, Calif. He pla>ed varsity football and basketball. He is employed as a design txpeditor with Fluor Corporation Musical Player SAN DIEGO Outfielder Al Ferrara, obtained by the San Diego Padres in the National League expansion draft, was a child protege as a concert pianist. Wednesday, December 18,1968 5 oman ; ^</-/ or In Florence Church Observes Miracle of Roses By ANGELINWtSTtRMAN (Dispatch Correspondent) FLORENCE For the first time since the Observance of the Miracle of Roses was begun by women of the Church of the Assunipsion several years ago, a bonfire was set to light the Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe, the Lady of the Roses The bonfire was built in front of the church where the procession in the Virgin's honor was formed and her song was sung outdoors Mass was sung in the church. The Rev. Cornelius Calhalarie officiated. Tilt STORY of Guadalupe and the Miracle of Roses dates back to when Christianity was new in the Western World. It began 435 years ago in the freezing dawn of Dec. 9, 1533, the day Guadalupe first appeared to Juan Diego, a humble Aztec. She appeared as Diego was passing Tepeyac Hill on his way to the distant mission in Tlaltelolco. Diego at the foot of Tepeyac Hill, heard music and saw a beautiful woman standing in a strange light at the summit. The beautiful woman called to him and bade him go to the bishop of Mexico and tell the bishop that she wished a shrine to be built on Tepeyac Hill, so that the humble people of Mexico might know of her love and that she might watch over them. The bishop refused to believe and Diego leturned to Tepesac Hill with the message Again the lady told him to carry her same message to the bishop. This time the bishop, although still not believing, asked Diego to bring some sign of 1m story The Aztec did not return to the hill that day because his uncle had taken ill. On Dec. 12, Diego was again passing Tepeyac Hill on his H oh ok am Yets Of World War 1 Hold Elections COOLIDGE Election and installation of officers for 1969 marked the December meeting of HoHoKam Barracks World War I Veterans, No. 921 and the Women's Auxiliary Tuesday. Installed by the Barrack were Frank Crandall of Coolidge, commander, Al Dickison, first vice-commander, Charles Barnhart, second vice-commander; Harry Thiel, quartermaster, all of Coolidge, and Harry Osborne of Picacho. chaplain. Charles Barnhart was also installed as historian. Installed by the Auxiliary were Mrs. Thelma Harrington of Twilight Trails, president, Mrs. Lucia Barnhart, first vice-president. Mrs. Floy Osborne, second vice president, Mrs. Ida Wirtanen, chaplain; Mrs. Pearl Goff, conductress, Mrs. Grace Crandall, guard, Mrs. Grace Squires, secretary-treasurer: Mrs. Bertha Singer, historian; Mrs. Mary Hollis, patriotic instructor and Mrs. Mabel Lodder, legislative chairman. Shrine of'Guadalupe way to ask a priest to visit his dying uncle. The Ladv met him. He told her what the bishop had requested Guadalupe told him not to worry about his uncle who had been made well, but to go to the barren summit of the hill where he would find a garden of roses He was to cut some and bring them to her At the top, Diego found a miraculous bed of roses He gathered an armful and brought them to the lady After she had arranged them in his mantle, she told him to take them to the bishop as the sign he requested Diego hurried to Bishop Fray Juan de Zumarraga. first bishop of Mexico When he opened his mantle to show the roses, there on the crude t'lUin jarred t «ai tKe pivtur.' or the Lad\ o' Itt^ai. hill Tte n>racle A the roses rad cutne to pass, and the >i.nne was built on Tepejjc. Hill Bishop Zumarraga did •'»t know the A^ttc lanfuaiiv - r d he understood the lad> - rame to be Ma:ie de C-jL.taii.jre That was the name given w tlif shrine on Tepe>ae IhP revered throughout Mexico and v;s::eU Dv thousanda each >ea,- 1.1 wnan is- tn? oMeit Chci»tur pilgrimage HI the 'Ac^tL-ri. Hemisphere Mam • are- (he Ji >re-> throughout-Mexico, there are a- fev\ in our Southerv'esterrs states, but t: \* believed in. o:t« before 'he Church ! the Assumption in Florence ,s the onh ope m Pinai ( uunu Theater to Give Yule Benefit Shows COOLlDGt pre-Christmas benefit will be given in the Studio Theater Russell Ackle> theater manager, reported A can or package oi food will be admittance fee for the show at 10 a.m. this Saturdii) Foods will be used to fill Christmas dinner baskets for the needv A free matinee will bo ilie gift of Coolidge merchants tu the people of the area at 1 p m. Monda>. Dec 25 The annual Coinmunitj Christina^ Basket for the Needy project is uudei the sponsorship ol the American Ley ion "Post v\ith the cooperation of all civic. fraternal, church groups, a-nti bu&inesies of Coohdee Chairrnaiiihip s rotatsd each PHONE 836-7461 for top quality commercial printing-. Booklets, stationery, envelopes, auction bills, office forms, sales hooks. Color work a specialty! year ajnon.: the several iruup-s Collection bins tu*e beer placed in grot-crx jtorni and tin ihopi for the com.ntence ot shopoeis who vvibh tu ".Kike coqtnbutio'is -Vl'o a»!ons ITUV b-w- leu a.! me Legwr Hal! Womans Council Sends Gifts To Vietnam DC a br • roi T !.e JuO Kirvio. '"en tn \ iciiii rv -vfio reLvive th; t.U packapii Tailed to tl'eni r\ membe, > t .the roxikJsK Woman's Council. •* spokesman iaid. The pacLues conuanrg canJiei. toilet angles. toothbrushes', pens a id miscellaneous items were mi-le possible bv contribution^ ° f merchants and customer^ Collettiori boxes were placed in food and drug stores Mrs. Virginia Cebiseros. council chairman said. WOMAN'S CLUB choir leads members in group tinging of Christmas carols during program feeM Dee. 10 at the dubhoiue. Mm. Albrecht also gave a Christmas leading. Pictured (from left) are Mrs. K. K Henness, Mrs, Harvey VVedlake, president: Mrs. George Johnson, Mrs. Albnxht and Mrs. Ronald Schoen. A gift exchange was also held. (Dispatch Photo) Betty's BEAUTY SHOP Phon. 836-5102 212 N. Florence Street • Books * Gifts • Picture Frames • ArtCJallery • Art Supplies BOND'S P/aza d* ^4rf fi 300 £. 8th at Olive Good Selections Yet, At GIFTS UNLIMITED IN BOTH OUR STORES Useful cw decorative gifts for the home & perwnal gifts to please anyone. Carolina Scented Candles & Imported Music Boxes Party Paper Goods "Unlimited. 205 >.'. Florence Christmas Cards and Gifts Personalized in the Store 836-2530 THIS CHRISTM VS GIVE \ GIFT OF FR \GR VNCE * Rolon * PRINCE MATCHABELLI * Max Factor Gift jets for men & women FREE GIFT WRAP all at your hometown fuH taniee drug itore. Valley Drug Case Grande 836-^744 424 N. Florence

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