Panama City News-Herald from Panama City, Florida on June 21, 1974 · Page 9
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" v • 'a NEWS-HERALD, Panama City, Kla., Friday, June 21,KM »A MICHIGAN ARTIST — A non professional artist, biana Combs will open her first public showing here at the Gallery of Art, Saturday at 1 p.m. The Combs exhibit will coincide with the first exhibit of local artist Dedee Higby, also a non-professional, which opened last Saturday at the Gallery. Callaham-Wilson Final Plans Told P | a ns Made Artist Diana Cotnbs Opens First Diana Conibs, Grand , Rapids, Michigan artist, will open her first public showing of her work in this area, Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Gallery of Art, 36 West Beach Drive. <• * M rs . Combs, daughter of Col. and Mrs. Lawson Seyfried of Tyndall Air Force Base, is a student of M. Busher in Grand Rapids. She acquired her interest in art during her travels in the United States and Europe. She describes her own work as eclectic but has developed a style distinctly her own. She likes to paint sub- : jects that she feels ' beautiful and relevant to today. The Combs exhibit will join with the first exhibit of Dedee Higby which opened last Saturday at the Gallery. These two non professional artists give the public an excellent opportunity to Final marriage plans for Jeanice Callaham and Mike Wilson Lewis have been announced by parents of the future bride, Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Callaham. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Ike W. Lewis, Monticello. The traditional double ring ceremony will take place Saturday, June 22, at 4 p.m. in the St. Andrew United Methodist Church with the Rev. J. Lamar Brown officiating. Soloist Lois Lawerence will present the couple's chosen wedding selections accompanied by Willard Dean, organist who will also present traditional nuptial music. The bride will be given in marriage by her father. Serving as maid of honor will be Miss Cathy Ann Brown, a cousin of Atlanta, Ga. Miss Karen Wynn of Columbus, Ga„ Jennifer Hughes and Sherry Knight, both of Panama City, will serve as bridesmaids. Flowergirls are Miss Julie Callaham, cousin of the bride from Fort Payne Ala. and Miss Tricia Lewis, niece of the bridegroom from Monticello. Ike Lewis, Monticello, will serve his brother as best man. Ushers will be Paul Taylor, Monticello; Myron Callaham, cousin of the bride from Gadsden, Ala. and Dale Boatwright, Monticello. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall hosted by the parents of the bride. All friends and relatives of the couple are invited to attend. I I Family Living now helps stop wetness and foot odor not a powder ...yet sprays on dry $ J 59 ECHERD DRUGS Out of town friends and relatives are arriving in town today to attend the wedding of Miss Susan Harrison and Lamar Polston, an event of June 22 at 8 p.m. The ceremony will be in the St. Andrew Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Montgomery officiating. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emmett Harrison of Panama City and Mr. Polston is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Polston of Graceville. Mrs. Barbara Watson will be soloist accompanied by Mrs. Avis Atkison, Organist. Ellen Tiller, cousin of the bride, will serve as matron of honor and bridesmaids include; Shelly Harrison, sister-in-law of the bride, Gail Hooks, Bonnie Parrott and Beth Rehberg. Flower girls are Jennifer Harrison, , niece of the bride and April Pons. study paintings by two talented artists whose style, and technique vary considerably. The subject matter in the Combst, paintings as with those of Higby reflect the,artists" love of nature asseenin two areas of our country. ' The Combs paintings follbw.a more,realistic and conventional approacch the paintings by Higby express a freedom ofmovement and a semi-abstract threatment of the subject/ Both artists work in oil andkcryiic. The public is,invited to visit the exhibit Saturday from 1-5 p.m. arid mee£ the artist and view the fifty new paintings on exhibit at the Gallery.. Gallery hours- are week days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All exhibits are open to the public without charge.v Bridal Shower Held The church social hall of the First Assembly of God Church was the setting for the miscellaneous bridal shower in honor of Miss Donna Anderson. Hostesses, Mrs. Brock Register, Mrs. Betty Moses, Mrs. Hazel Foster and Mrs. Bunnie Stubbs presented Miss Anderson, her aunt, Mrs. Merle Stanley, and Mrs. L.H. Hicks, mother of the bridegroom-to-be, with corsages. Miss Anderson will become the bride of Randy Hicks on Saturday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. in' the First Assembly of God Church on East 23rd Street. 1 1 I COM £LlMENTED4 ?fiss Alice Teel was honied with a shower in the hbrhe of. Mrs. 'G era'Id McCalister. Shown at the 'event are (left to right), Mrs. Ggrald McCalister, Miss Teel, the honoree, and Mrs. Aubrey Teel, mother of the hqhqree. v. presents Miss Teel Honored At Bridal Shower A miscellaneous calling shower hosted by Mrs. Gerald McCalister, Mrs. Richard Tuggle, Mrs. William Harrison, Mrs. Alden Stedman and Mrs. Kenneth Sconters honored Miss Alice • Teel, June bride-elect in the home of Mrs. McCalister. Corages were presented to Miss Teel and her mother, Mrs. Aubrey Teel In the pink and . blue shades of their gowns. .'• |, ' The bride's chosen colors of pastel blue and pink were used to decorate the party rooms. In the foyer Miss Aletha Lawrence presided over the bride's book.' She sat at a lace covered table that held a pink rosebud and a decoupaged wedding announcement, a gift from Mrs. McCallister, as well as the bride's book. Guests were served an assortment of delicacies from a tea table decorated with an old fashioned summer bouquet entertwined in a silver candelabra that held two blue tapers. Cherry punch was served by Miss Kay Pierce from a silver punch bowl encircled with baby's breath. • Miss Mary Lawrence served coffee from a silver coffee service. Miss Bonnie Lawrence greeted guests in the gift room and displayed the gifts on tables decorated in blue net. • Approximately 50 guests called between the appointed hours to wish the honoree the best of wishes. Miss Teel will become the bride of Robert Noles on Saturday, June 22 at 7 p.m. in the Palo Alto Church of Christ. Bridal Luncheon Fetes June Bride-Elect, Miss Harrison bells. •" / ' Guests included Mrs. Emmett Harrison, mother of the honoree, Mrs. Sidney Polston, "mother of the bridegroom-to-be, and Mrs. Eva Toole, grandmother of the brldegroom-tO;be. Other guests included Mrs. Jimmy Harrison, Miss Gail Hooks;' Mrs. Torn Watson, Miss Beth Rehburg, Miss Jennifer Harrison and Miss April Pons, all members of. the wedding party. Miss Harrison will become the bride of Lamar Polston on Saturday, June 23. at 8 p.m. in the sanctuary of the St., Andrews Baptist Church. Miss Sue Harrison was honored recently with a bridal luncheon in the home of Mrs. Oscar H. Whitehurst on 4th Court. Hostesses for the event were Mrs. Whitehurst, Mrs. E.M. Hodges and Mrs. Ellen Tiller. Guests were seated around tables decorated with various colors of pink oleanders, oak-leaf hydrangas and decorative wedding Miss Cook Entertained Miss Elaine Cook was honored recently with a kitchen shower hosted by Mrs. W.A. Gainey, Mrs. James C. Woodacre and Mrs. James C. Daniel. Junior hostesses for the event were Liz Langerud, Kathy Lynn Carr, niece of the bridegroom-to-be, Tonya Ann Smith, and Rhonda Lynn Langerud. Special guests included the honoree's mother, Mrs. George Cook, and her grandmothers, Mrs. Helen Cook and Mrs. George D. Hayes. Miss Helen Carr, sister of the bridegroom-tp-be, kept the bride's book and Mrs. Kate Carr displayed the gifts. Miss Cook will become the bride of Tommy Carr in a wedding ceremony to be performed June 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. Fish n Chips vs Hamburgers (EDITOR'S NOTE — Here's the other side of the coin. The June 13 edition of the Panama City News-Herald Society section.carried an account of school attendance on a base in a foreign country, written by a young air force dependent in Lakenheath, England. Diana Dobbins compared the lifestyles, denoting the differences and praising some aspects of her situation, while admitting to "homesickness." Now we hear from a young Englishwoman residing in Panama City who has kind things to say about Panama City, giving praise where praise is due to this locale, and then she concurs with Miss Dobbins, that "There's no place like home," for Englishwomen, also. And that means England, in her case. Mrs. Linda E. Bowman writes:) — Ludelle Brannon, Women's Editor. DearSfr, I read with great interest your editorial on 13 June concerning the contribution by Diana Dobbins on living in England; I felt that I had to comment on sdme of the comparisons she outlines. Like Diana, I think that there is no place, of course, like home. Howeyer, there are pros and cons of living , anywhere, and Panama Citians are fortunate indeed, in many aspects. • ' ' I love the beautiful beaches of the Gulf, but miss the green, sunny English countryside'ih summer. Our garden "at our 150-year-old cottage is positioned on the side. of a beautiful valley, with apple trees providing shade during the Warm summer months. (Diana is right about the misty, foggy weather in November, too!) I appreciate the convenience 'and luxury of the 24-hpur hamburger palaces .here, but T do miss .traditional fish-apd-chips DISCOUNT OFF SUMMER & SUMMER PANT SUITS FRIDAY & SATURDAY ANKAMERICARDI til I Willi I 'll' Da$n 'A. Style SKop 11th St. Shopping Center 224 Harrison with a wally (usually cod, with french fries and a pickled dill cucumber). We've found the American people to be very attractive, generous and friendly, though we would like to listen to a broad English accent! American food has been an interesting experience for us; being totally different to ours in England. We had never even seen egg plants, squash, collard or mustard greens before, and rarely see mangoes, limes or watermelons (all of which are imported, and hence exorbitantly expensive). Corn is also expensive, . although obtainable, but is never used to make such delicious foods as corn bread or "hush puppies." Grits, too, is an amazing creation to us "Limeys." I would like to know if other Americans visiting the South for the first time would know this particular dish. Incidentally, Diana would not have eaten Yorkshire pudding for dessert. It is a savory batter cooked in the juices of roasting beef, and is served as an accompanying dish. Stratford-on-Avon is certainly a beautiful and historical little town'; but becomes full of tourists during the summer. The usual facilities are oh hand for them, but then residents of Panama City know all about tourists, don't they? We have had a truly mar­ vellous time living here as your guests. We have been treated like one of "you'all" and been made most welcome anywhere we have been. Thank you. Finally, I would like to add that If any of you feel that you are stuck in a boring routine—travel! Diana and I appear to agree that many fascinating experiences result, and yet, when you do return, whenever it may be home is somewhere that can be appreciated to a fuller degree. Sincerely, Linda E. Bowman ^Mrs.) assorted styles _ and prints Style 319 Style 351 Style 350' Style 355 SETS Style 343 6*3 HWJSotf A\/E. 560 HARRISON AVE. PHONE 769 -14S6 .

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