Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on February 17, 1946 · Page 9
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Pampa, Texas
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Sunday, February 17, 1946
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Sunday, February It, 1946 PAGE , SOCIETY AND CLUBS R Will Preside at March Convention Mrs. Raymond Harrah, president of the seventh district of the Texas Federation of Women's clubs, will preside at the district convention which will convene in Amarillo, March 7 and 8. "Today's Action Is Tomorrow's Civilization" will be ;he theme em- phasi/ed at. the twenty-fifth annual convention. The invitation .to meet in Amarillo was extended by Mrs. W. D. Westbay. president of the Federation cf Women's clubs in that city, at. a meeting of the group which was hrld in the Amarillo club room? Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Harrah was ;—p«>nf. to accent the invitation. Mrs. J. E. Griggs of Amarillo is general chairman of the convention, and the Herring hotel will serve as headquarters, with programs being presented in the Polk Street Methodist church. Registration will begin March 7, at 10 a.m. Visitors will be welcomed, and all women of the district arc invited to attend. Mrs. Harrah stated. Due to crowded conditions, delegates are reminded that hotel reservations should be secured as soon as possible. Presented at Dance New members of 'La Rosa sorority above reading from left to righl and beginning wjth the back row are: Freddie Brock, Alice Cook, Mary Myatt, Betty Ward Mildred McClendon, Betle Brov/n, Edith Morrow, Betty Davis, Betty Dillman, Kathryn Tallcy, June Dalton, Betty Henderson Oma Kees and Margaret Jones. % Wills-Clements Vdws Exchanged Miss Leatrice Ann Wills, daughter of-Mr. and Mrs. Ira Wills of Pampa, became the bride of Billy p. Clements, HA 2/c, son of Mr. and |Mrs. Bob Clements of Pampa, in, atslngle ring ceremony performed' February 7 in the home of the * * Vows "were read by" 'triF-'Rev" FT flekens, pajsfor : "o,r' st; 'Johns- Methodist chuiteh, Flainview, cousin 'pf the bridegroom, before a candle lighted ;'altar of gladioli and ferns. The bride chose an afternoon dress.of soft white white wool with black accessories. A shoulder length yell fell from her small black hat of sequins. Her corsage was of orchids and she carried a small white Bible.' -For something old and borrowed.- she wore a gold locket belonging to Miss Bobbye Clements, sister; of the groom. Swee^'peas and ferns formed'the Centerpiece for the lace covered table from which the bride's cake and coffee^ were served at ,the reception iirJme'filately following the ceremony. Mr£, Clements is a graduate of Famtfa high school and at the time pf her marriage was employed at Mur/$e's. Mr. Clements was grad- ^lated 'from White Deer high school and Jatt^U^td Texas Tech at Lub- bockpftlpr to his entry into the medigai corps of the U, S. navy. He Is n$$r stationed at the Naval hos- ,plta,VjC?orona, Calif. : , | Atjffi the reception*;.the couple 'left»<Jn a short wedding trip before going , to Corona, where they will ~-'- a ' f their home. l^ocal Couples Choosing February for Weddings Brides and bridegrooms continue to spice the news in the Valentine month. To the left above is HA 2-c and Mrs. Billy G. Clements, married February 7. She is the former Leatrice Ann Wills. On the right is Mr. and Mrs. Jack Nickel whose wedding was an event of Jan. 26. Mrs. Nickel was Evelyn Burner prior to her wedding. At the bottom pf the page is ^sT'fTdTr^^ugeTie^WaVc^j? nee 'Margery' 4 jeamMcCpim/ who' was married in Fort Worth Feb."li She is" a' former Pampa girl. ... . . ; Elaine Spencer Married Sunday At a pretty wsclding in the home of the bride, Miss Elaine Spencer, daughter of Mrs. Enid Cole, 319 N. son of Mrs. May ... W. Kingsmill, last Sunday afternoon ,at 5 o'clock. .Tlje Reverend .Jim Brown' of the First^Christian;>: •church" read the Senior Class Is Feted at Banquet Seniors at Pampa Senior high school were guests of the Women's* Missionary society of the First Baptist church at a Valentine's clay formal banquet in the church Thursday evening. Nearly 125 seniors were among the 163 diners served during the dinner. The church basement had been elaborately decorated for the occasion with red hearts and white doves. The walls and ceiling were covered with 1350 red paper hearts and 175 white paper cloves each with a sprig of green fern in its bill. Large crepe paper hearts had been individually designed by the following members of the different circles: Mrs. Baker Henry, Mrs. Buck Sims, Mrs. Lee Vaughn, Mrs. Floyd Ycnger, Mrs. C. A. Scott, Mrs. R. W. Tucker, Mrs. Young, Mrs. Joe R. Foster, Mrs. W. R. Bell, and Mrs. H. M. Stokes. The tables were laid with white cloths and an elaborate centerpiece arrangement' of red candles, and green fern with tiny old-fashioned nosegays surrounded with a red and white crepe paper ruffle. PJate favors included red heart men and a little leather date book from Hardin simmons university. Th nnn i,i n c wprp nrintprl in srnlri ?£ n i~ P £S?.. P B ' Mmbers of the junior class -^ « ,*• table, «ch girl wear- lng a red heart-shaped, crepe-paper apron with a white ruffle. The ju- * * * * * * La Rosa Sorority Presents Pledges at Annual Dance The cnnual presentation dance, at which time the new pledges to La Rosa sorority are introduced was an event of Friday evening in the Palm room at the city hall. The rooms had been decorated for the occasion in spring colors with streamers. Opposite the orchestra, a garden effect had been created with rose covered trellises. The room was lighted svit'n colored spotlights. Dick McCune's orchestra played for the event and Jock Dunham acted as master of ceremonies, introducing. the pledges. Mrs. Smythe Is Honored at Parly Twelve new members were prc- s''iit.ed during i.lie evening, each girl appearing from behind the trellis t.n br 1 introduced to thr guests and re- reive her ro:;c. jymbol oi the sorority. Miss Bobbie MtClencion. presented each pledge with a red ru:-'- A Valentine theme formed the :0 r5age. She assisted by Miss background for a farewell party Albrrta Williams. Thursday evening for Mrs. Johnson Thp Podges so presented \vciv: Freddie Brock, Bette Brown. Alice Smylhc, who is leaving Pampa soon. Ccok) <Umc Dalton B( . Uv jjillman, The party was given in the home Betty Henderson, Margaret Jones, of Mrs. James Massa and hostesses Mildred M?Clcndon, Edith MOITOY . for the occasion were Miss Vir- Mary Myatt. Kathcrinr- Talley and Engagement Told At Buffet Dinner Mr. and Mrs. Roy McMillen honored their daughter, Blanche, with a buffet dinner Thursday evening, announcing her engagement and approaching marriage on February 28 to Edmund Kerkvliet, son of Mrs. Margaret Kerkvliet of Marshall, Minn. The engagement was revealed by used as place cards. Present were: Mr. and Mrs. Jim Chervenka, Grover Stark, Burl Graham, Jr., John Taylor, John Zuerker, Mrs. Elizabeth Marshall, Mrs. Gladys Acklam, Phil Harvey, Edmund Kerkvliet, the honoree aiid the host and hostess. March Wedding Plans Revealed Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Burba are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Beverly Bayne, to Troy L. Boyles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Dean. The wedding is planned for March and will be solemnized in St. Ijouis. Mr. Boyles is boatswain's mate 2/c in the navy, and both attended high school here. an^; bouquets .Qf pastel flowers. Before the oeremony Miss Molita Kennedy sang "Always" and "Because," accompanied by Miss Mickey Cassada at the piano. The traditional wedding march was played as the bride entered the room on the arm of her brother, William Cole, who gave her in marriage. For her wedding the bride chose a three-piece beige suit with brown p.i:cessories and a corsage of pink rose buds. Mr. and Mrs. William Westbrook were the couple's only at- y, Beverly Baker, Elda Mac Satterfield, Donna Holden, Patty Conqtinued On Page 10 VnWQ V UWJ> At corsage of white carnations. The marriage of Miss Velma Carter to Alvin L. Aubuchon was solemnized Saturday, February 9, at the Central Baptist church. The Reverend R. Q. Harvey officiated. Guests who witnessed the ceremony were: the bride's two sisters and their husbands, Mr. and Mrs. Reofni Bride Feted at Pre-Niiptial Parlies \ Mr$. I. B, Akst, nee Marguerite pj, was honored tit a series of iptial parties during the first flf February, Mrs. Akst was mbrrjed at the Holy Souls Catho- jig djmrcii Thursday morning Feb- '.fyiy-y 7, •" '' Fii^t of the parties '.was a large • ma shower the afternoon 31, at the r&me of Mrs. frlbjbon, 1206 Mary Ellen. Hos- foi 1 the event were Mrs. J. P. Mrs. A. R> Sawyer, Mrs. E. y, Mrs. W. 1 -J. Haley and Mrs. Roche. ' ' .,'-'•:'•• rooms wore- beautifully de- cQi'ftt§d in the bride's colors, blue [M|4 white. Large bouquets of blue . used in the living room, >, covered with a white linen is centered with a double Ig ring arrangement of white with a miniature bride ^egrooni in the center. Blue were uspd. of the bride, Mrs. A, B. poured. I J, W. <3tmrj,a,n. and Mrs, , ! j?oy4 sang during: the after- Miss, .loai}' Sawyer and Ann 'Keiin^dy .presented iiir»W^: ft piano selections. < Jjpjy guests called during the »fr , i jfmiims evening, M^S, pon qon- ^jfewn-ed, at WWWW ebwei'. again/ p^ver mock Interim Pastor To Be Honored at Dinner Rev. James Brown, interim pastor at the First Christian church, will be honored at a farewell banquet at the church tonight. Rev. Brown, a divinity student at Phillips, has been preaching in the r~- sence of the pastor, Rev. Buford, Norris, who has.'returned from the army chaplain service and will resume his former post next Sunday. The General Women's council of the church will be hostesses at the dinner. Country Club Plans Quest Night Event A guest night' dinner dance will be presented at the Country club on Tuesday evening at 7=30 o'clock. Hosts for the event are Mr. and Mrs. Prank Carter, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Braly, jr., Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Atkinson, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rogers, and Dr. and Mrs, K. W. Pieratt. I ' ' mother was also dressed in black and had a gardenia corsage. A reception followed the wedding in the bride's home. Mrs. Snyder served th Kennedy E ' Mr. Aubuchon has just been discharged from the navy after serving 3 I/a years in th cifi: with the third by the Shell Conqtinued On Page 10 HOPKINS P.-T. A. of s Parent- Margery McColm Uses Parents' Ceremony Announcement of a .marriage of interest to many Pampans was that Married in Fori Worth Tuesday evening at 7:30 o'clock. R. B. Johnston of Lefors will be the speaker. • An executive board meeting will-be held Monday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. 2842 and f 01 nu» .1$ <ot Pampa Social Calender MONDAY : .„ . American Legion auxiliary meets in City club rooms at 8 o'clock. .' . Beta Sigma Phi meets with Mrs. Ray Rabbins; 1129 Terrace at 7 o'clock. . >, ' Council of Church Women executive board meets in the Methodist churfh parlors at"2:30 o'clock. . TUESDAY AAUVV meets in City club rooms at 7:30 o'elpck. Church of the Brethren W. M. S. meets'. Merten Home Demonstration club meets with Mrs. C. L. Cudney. • Hopkins P.-T.A. meets at school at 7:30 o'clqck. WEDNESDAY Loygl'Vy'pmen's class of, the First Christian church meets at the church at 4 2:30 o'clock. : ••• Holy Sojjls P<3ri$h council meets. : Circles of ; the First Baptist W. M. S. \vill m^etqt 2:30 o'clock as follows: One gnd Two at church; Thr^e in primary room qt church; Four with Mrs, R. L. j-dmonspn, 912 Gray; Five with Mrs. Bo Barrett, 923<Mary Ellen; Six with Mrs. Chuck Hogar\, 219 N. Starkweather; Seven with Mrs. John O'Brien, 811 E. Kingsmill, qt 2 o'clock. Sunbeam band meets in church at 3 o'clock. THURSDAY ^ynior high §chpQH?.*TA meets. tebptoh. Ioyg§\w'eet§at 7:30 in l.Q-Q.F hall. me§t§ in community hgll. marriage was solemnized . . 1 in the Broadway Presbyterian church in Port Worth. Rev. Robert Boshen of Hemphill Presbyterian church read the same ceremony used at the bride's parents' wedding 24 years ago. Mrs, Darwin Boesch and Mrs. Joseph Magliolp were the bride's attendants and they wore ivory, satin dresses made with ; drop shoulders, fitted bodices, and full skirts and carried yellow jonquils. Charles Ward was best man for his brother. John. McColm,, brother of the bride, and Bill Davis of Pampa were ushers. The bride was given in marriage by her father. She chose a white satin dress with sweetheart neckline and short train. Her illusion veil was held by a coronet of pearls. She carried a bouquet of ealla lilies and the handkerchief which her jnolher carried at her wedding. The couple flew to (San Diego uftor the cerempny where Lt. Ward is stationed. Re is a graduate of TCU and attended midshipmen's school at Columbia university and served in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. Mrs. ward is a graduate of Pampa high school and attended Colorado Women's college^gn4 TCTJ. (OVEKHU , The Amefic Betty Ward. Two other ;)ledi;es. ginia Vaughan, Mrs. C. W. Hrnry, Ectty Davis and On.u, Kr-cs wcr.-; JWiss Ruth Stapleton, Mrs. E. E. unnblc to be pp.-.sonl. Shelhamer, Mrs. E. O. Stroup and The ijcst nlcdge, June Dalton. and Mrs. D. V. Biggers. * nc two runner.s-up, Betty Ward The table was covered with red n " d Mildred McClendon. were an- hearts on ribbon streamers and cen- nounced, and each received a gift. tered with white tapers in silver Sponsor of the dub. Miss Maureen candelabra and a bouquet of red Jonps - was introduced and also and white tulips. ^ n ; ) ^rsago. . Mrs. Raymond Harrah presided Iheiollowirtgguwts were present: -£SS£- S^S = greeted the guests. Mrs. Symthc SnlvthP- Ma , ian Wc n R cr. .Li- was presented with 'a gardenia cor- vc ., y> RonaM Wat ,, rs . Betty Haider- sage by the hustesse.s. ^ Hershal Hardy, Harold Ander- Guests present included: Mrs. H. son> P , ull wiUSj Harold Darnb'TtA, K. Kuhn, Mrs. Bob Curry, Miss i-vrnmip Chisholm. John Spearman, Florence Jackson, Miss Jane Hicks, Eiva Jean Anderson. Bob Reynold:-, 'jMrs. E. B. Bowen, Mrs. D. C. Hurst, Nancy Brummeu, Ai'l-.-ne Proctoi-, Mrs. G. P. Branson, Mrs. Dudley John Wells, ^loyd Brandt, Gloria Steele, Mrs. Lloyd Hicks, Mrs. Alta Jay, Billy Me Arthur, Mirkoy Casa- Stanard, Miss Evelyn Morehead, cla, VirjUniu Giddens. Dale Butler, JMrs., James Poole, Mrs. Ray Rob- Jimmie Eossay, Ruhl Samples, Jack bins, Mrs. Robert Carter, Miss Dona Dunham, WalHs Weld, Gordon Gicl- Pursley, Mrs. F. L. Stallings; dens, Don Lane, Edith Morrow, Leon Mrs. Arthur Teed, Mrs. D. R. Williams. Bill Hubbard. Pat O'- Weston, Mrs. John Plaster, Mrs. Rourke, Biii-ke Mordy, Lois Craw- Steve Matthews, Mrs. Jeff Beardon, ford. Joy:e Stone, Jean Talley, Betty Mrs. Cleo Whiteside, Mrs. I. R. Lis- Myatt, Betty Moseley, Mrs. Tomnr.e ter, Mrs. W B. Weatherred, Mrs. Stone and Miss Jones, sponsors. Raymond Harrah, and the hostesses. «• Others who were unable to attend but sent gifts, were: Mrs. J. B. Austin, Mrs. Elma Phelps, Mrs. George Hepner, Mrs. W. C. Lank. Mrs. Wprjp in f!alifnmip Roger McConnell. Miss June Hodge, VV KUb 1U waiHUiUid Mrs. John Rankin, Miss Leora Kin- SHAMROCK, Feb. 1C.— i Special' ard. Miss Lee Sullivan, Mrs. Wiley _^ W edding of interest to citizens Reynolds, Miss LaNell Scheihagan, of shamrock is that of Miss Topaz Mrs. Russell Kennedy, Mrs. W. R. Williams, a former resident, and Campbell, Mrs. Jim Nation, Mrs. Bil- Cvi orayclon P. Kyseth of Alwater, lie Hyde, and Mrs. Roy McKcrnan. j\/[inn The vows were spoken in Mary- \-ille, Calif.. Wednesday evening, February G, with the justice of the peace officiating. The bride wore a tailored suit of steel blue wool with brown and white accessories. Mrs. KyseUi is a graduate of the Shamrock high school and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A'ce Williams, who reside near Wheeler. The bridegroom attended school in Kondyohi and Minneapolis, Minn.. and at present is awaiting his discharge i'vom military sevvkv at Camp Beale, California. The couple is at home for the present at the Palace hotel in Maryville, Calif. P.-T.A. Groups Observe Birthday A; i}"- : ..u",-; of the Farent"J < itch/r:, or::ani.';aii'jns of the local v. ;u:i sr.h'joj.s i iiis last week the na- tiiTal iu-.d .'.a'; 1 I'ounders' days were ri,s'.-r.vj with birthday ceremonies. Mombor-; o; ihe Horace Mann L;IOII>) hoard Supt. Knox Kinard ii.eM: >:: "Wa'.'n and How to Say I\(j." H.; '..ii-i that parents should t'".el: Oi? child the difference be- rvecn ri.-ihi and wrong so well that liie c-l'.iki will be able to sa.\ no if t'u- or'-'.-.i IH arises when mother i.nci lati\i-Y aren't there. ,. ".SHY nn to your child whenever 'it is t'li 1 i-'Msou.ible and just thing to flu, and I'ion't. be a coward," he rmphasw.'d. 'But, .s;.y no in a friendly manner." hi- concluded. Thf iiveiing opened with the Hor- :\:-f M;;nr, chorus, directed by Miss Jll'.ttibf-th Sew' 1 !!, .siniUne;. They were ar•• niiipaini•;! by the siring; orchestra uiicivr I hi- dir.'cUo.i of Miss Evelyn. '1 hi'ir.a. R. Vir;il Molt, educational director at '.he First baptist church, gave Mic dt'votiniiiii. LJuri".-'; ill' business meeting, con- du.lod by tJv ])resiclcnt, Mrs. W. C. Prewiu. is was announced that the disirict P.-T. A. conference will be held in Dalhart on April 25 and 2G. The Northwest Texas conference on Education is to meet in Amarillo on March 15. and the eighth district P.-T. A. will have a se:tional meeting there at '.he same time. House ,U1 3370 was explained and members v ere ur^ed to write their congressman showing their approval. A. skit on the-birth of national. ;''•,undcrs' clav presented by the teachers under the direction of Miss I'V.aiccs McCue. A silver offering wa••; taken and birthday cake served. Miss Jimma Ecrcy's and Mrs. Call's room won the room count. The Girl Scouts presented a pat- ricli- 1 pro'-:ra.n at the meeting of the Woodrov; Wilson P.-T. A. Miss Marie Sti'clje. Gid Scout executive, dis- . vis.icd phases of Girl Scout work, introduced the leaders of the , : eout and Brownie troops. The :>chjol chorus, directed by Miss Hart, Anderson, opened the .nceting witn four musi:al selections. Mis. Hugo Olsen gave the opening prayer. Mi.;s Louio Crosslin, new fourth prKie teacher, was introduced, by Mr. H. A. Voder. Mrs. A. A. Proctor .••poire in tha moaning of founders' tiny beforo ihe birthday cake was .served. Mrs. John Plaster's fourth grarie room won the room count. Two cak-.-s -voro served at the Sam Houston school P.-T. A. meeting, one each for the state and national founder;,' day. A silver offering accompanied the service of the cakes. Conqtinucd On Page 10 Fine Arts Will Be :ic for A. A. U. W. News of line arts will be the topis for discussion when the American Association of University Women lias its regular meeting Tuesday turning, February 19. ct 8 o'clock in the city jlub rooms. Mrs. N. Dudley S\eik\ line avts chairman, has arranged the program. She will be assisted by Mrs. Perry Gavit, Mrs. H. V. Comrliiu, and Mrs. Quentin Wll- Miss Elsie Ruth Graham will g:ve piano selections during the i veiling. Topi • WE, THE WOMEN U. S. Is Acting Like a Spoiled Parent |»y ItUTH MHJ.KTT NUA Staff \Viitcr "You can light natttie lot ,"iO \c,ns but you won't win. I'm uonu; tu ha\c! iry Trt'dy." said an Aniencan ex-G. I., now a ;?ivilii\n clerk for the. Army in Germany, who married a German girl in an unoffi- c i a 1 ceremony and wants the United States to/ legalize the marriage. Undo, Sam of all people, should recognize t h P truth in what he say;;. l''or Uncle Sum already luis fought one losing battle with human nature. It was Uncle Sam who made and tried to enforce a no-fraternization rule in Germany. But human nature won out—-ttud the ban had to be lifted. So it looks as though Uncle Sain might as well tell the a. I.'s right now to go ahead and marry their jf they want to, without losing battle. , gam has two fight, Ruth Millett natuiT as the Atuencan boy point- i-rl nut. Youiu; mi'ii of marriag'eabla age v. ho jre set down in a foreign country without American girls tQ date are going t-t elate foreign gU'ls ;uid some of them are going to fall honestly and deeply in love and want U> nxirry. And then then? is the deep-rooted' /'mfrif-an idea that, a man has a right to marry any woman he pleas* es. YOl TU IS HKADSTKONG , By relttsing to rccugiuze cun-Genuan manlage it looks though Uncle Ham is being as isl- as parciHs who ure sometimes, nai\e enough to .say. "1 won't hftve you marrying so-and-so." For yount; people ure hea,dstrxmg ;inrl thu more obstac'les that get put in iho way of reman ?e-r-the' more determiucci they becorae if) what they want. , It G. I.'s knew thpy ijouid Geimun girk, baaie of tto would be taken out of tps. Tell them huve to prove to no0ody -jan tell away with it. 4 t** t tV 1, • y^i>t^

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