Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on October 29, 1961 · Page 16
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Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas · Page 16

Pampa, Texas
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Sunday, October 29, 1961
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16 PAMPA CAILf NfetS SUN6AV, OCf08ER )l, 1M1 MM! TC Culture Speakers Tell History Of Cities "History Of Famous Cities" was presented as the program for r "" u Twentieth Century Culture held Tuesday afternoon in Club the hotrie of Mrs. N. D. Steele with Mrs. G. L. Cradduck as co-host* ess.' The program, introduced by Mrs. Ross Buzzard, was presented by Mrs. R. E. Dobbin, Mrs. J. L 'Chase, and Mrs. E. E. Shel' hamer. In discussing the first 'of the famous cities. Mrs. Dobbin discussed Boston, Mass. "In 1630," she began, "the Puritan founding- fathers chose well when they settled on the three hills of Boston penninsuln as its deep, well-sheltered harbor was one of the finest on the Atlantic coast. The surrounding basin offered good farmlands." ' "Boston," she continued, "was the port of entry for thousands of settlers, who scattered to towns throughout the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The roads from these towns led to Boston like the R&PW dub Has Social Meeting - Business and Professional Women's Club entertained .with a Halloween Social on Tuesday evening in the ,City Club Room. The program opened with the club collect given by Mrs. Evo- spokes of a wheel and it came to be known as the Hub City." Mrs. Dobbin described the city and interesting landmarks including Beacon Hill, Boston C o m- mons, Public Gardens, Bunker Hill -Monument, Harvard University, Old North Church, Old State House, Old Kings Chapel, the Constitution or "Old Ironsides" in the United States navy yard and many other interesting places, "tn colonial times," Mrs. Dobbin said, "the Commons was used ,for pasturing cattle; now they are building garages underneath it." Mrs. Chase spoke on Jamestown. "In all history," she said, "there is no mortj heartbreaking, tragic and inspiring story than the record of the sufferings and struggles of the early colonists to establish a beachhead of English civilization on this little island." She told of the first few years when starvation, illness and Indians almost broke the stout resolution of the settlers, who went ashore on Jamestown Island. "John Smith, John Rolfe and Sir Thomas Dale played important roles in the founding of this foot- lold on American soil." "At first," the speaker c o n- tinued, "the colony lived and worked under a system of communism in which all supplies were' put in a common storehouse." Holman, vocalist, Enchanted Even- ra Crawford. Miss Jean sang "Some ing", "My Heart Reminds Ma", "May You Always" and "My Cathedral' accompanied by Miss Jo"ce Prock at the piano. E. 0. Wedgeworth, manager of the Chamber of Commerce, as guest speaker, discussed , t h e Christmas program for the city of Pampa; the effort and expense •involved; the joy given children, who might have no oilier Christmas other than the pleasure of the "Santa Day' parade. As « conclusion to the program, Mrs. F. W. Shbtwell, program chairman, read "Little Orphan Annie." ' Games and refreshments comprised the remaining portion of the social meeting. Doughnuts and coffee were served from a table decorated in the Halloween motif. This communistic s y s t e .m, tried so unsuccessfully at Jamestown, antedated the Russian one by more than 300 years and the cause of its failure may still be valid." "There simply was no incentive to individual initiative," M r s. Chase emphasized. "Sir Thomas Dale, governor, decided to change this. He allotted each man three acres of land to cultivate for his own use; conditioned on the paying tax of six .bushels of corn annually into the public grain- ery." "Almost overnight, the settlement was transformed into R body of more or less thrifty land proprietors, The spirit of Individ ceased as the years passed. In 16?6, the first armed struggle for liberty in America occurred at Jamestown." "tn 195?, the little settlement was reconstructed and the Jamestown festival took place with pageants, music and art. The multitudes of Americans, Who visit Jamestown during the Coming years will do well to remember that the very soil beneath their feet is mixed with the mortal dust of thousands of men, women and children, who perished there that a nation, our nation, might be born." In discussing Philadelphia, Mrs. Shelhamer in opening remarks said, "Philadelphia is a Greek word meaning "Brotherly Love." This name was chosen by its founder, William Penn, because his dream was of a place of complete religious'and racial f r e e- dom, of universal good-will and of fine and thrifty citizenship." "Philadelphia," she said, "is not only one of the most important American cities it is also one of the most historic. It is a 'shrine city" for here are Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Carpenters' Hall, Chrvst Church, the Betsy Ross house and many other places that mark the beginning of this country as a separate nation." She continued by discussing the nany historic events that took Vivid Picture Of Southwestern Lite Told In Review By ICForum Speaker twentieth Century Forum tnet Tuesday aftefhoon in th& hoftife of Mrs. E. .T. ButtigAfl. Mrs. William L. Ellis, president, Miss Lacy Feted At Bride's Party LEFOfcS (Spl) - Miss Virginia Lacy f bride • elect of Jay Myers was honored with a pre- iiuptial 'bridal shower in the Fellowship room of the First Baptist Church on Tuesday night. Hostesses were Mmes. E. G. Fenno, E. L. Poshee, Charles Lisenbee, Claude Lamb, W. B. Minter, Jerry Carter, Warren Chisum, Jackie Chisum, A. W. Chisum* Jimmy Pennington, Dale Brumley. and Ed Buehrer. The honoree's chosen colors of blue and while were used. The serving table was covered .with an arrangement of pink roses, The blue and white cake was inscribed, "Best Wishes." Blue and white mints were served. presided duri«g the business meeting. Mrs. H. C. Fedetet gave a Federation report. The program was presented by Mrs. Felix Vendrell, who review- cd the book, "The Wind Leaves No Shadows", which gives a vivid picture of life in the southwest in the 18.10's, when that territory belonged to Mexcio. This program was the first in a series bf studies of the United States. Mrs. Vendrell brought out that the "central character is Don« Tules Barcelo and the story takes place in the territory around Santa Fe. Here the pomp of Spain mixed with the smell and gusty language of buffalo hunters, ganv biers, elegant cabelleroS and crooked politicians." "The author, Ruth Laughlin, spent most of her childhood in this territory," Mrs. Vendrell said, "exploring caves and Walking up trails worn hip deep by mocas- sined feet. She studied archelogy and traveled many times to Mexico and Central America studying Pampa Deanery Host For Training Session Mrs. Charles Lisenbee served the Indians of the Guatemalan the cake as Mrs. Jimmy Pen- I highlands." nington poured the punch. The honoree was seated with her mother, and sister - in • law, Mrs. Calvin Lacy, who registered the gifts in the bride's book, A corsage bf kitchen gadgets tied with blue satin ribbon was presented to the honoree. Mrs. Claude Lamb registered the guests. Approximately forty persons attended or sent gifts. GOOD DENTIFRICE > You can make ah efficient dentifrice at home by mixing Refreshments were served during the social hour. Attending were Mmes. Bob Curry, Joe M. Daniel, W. L. Ellis, H. C. Federer Jr., J. R. •Hoi- loway, Homer Johnson, Calvin Jones, Frank Kelley, J. B. McCrery, M. McDaniel, Aubrey Steele, Arthur Teed, F. J. Yen Forty-five women representing seven area towns attended the Pampa Deanery. Catholic Leadership Training Institute fa St. Vincent de Paul's School oft Oct. 22, from thtti a.m. to 3:30 p.m., according to Mrs, R, D. Falkenstein, president of the Deanery Council of Catholic Women. The Very Rev. Francis A. Smyer, Amarilb, gave the keynote address, challenging the women to develop a social sense, stating that "the follower of Christ must concern himself with the problems of society," and suggested that "positive solutions to present day practices are to be found in Christian ideals, which must be brought to reality by the layman." Monsignor Smyer's theme was reiterated in the organizational laboratory, conducted by Mrs. J. R, Carney of Groom. "Buzz sessions" worked out solutions to contemporary problems in organizations. How Christian ideas can be put to work 'in person-to-person contacts and within the family circle was discussed in the workshop conducted by Mrs. Carolyn Davis and Mrs. Wayne Howell, local deanery members who received special training in Albuquerque, Mrs. Dick Tweed, Borgef, -presided tt the workshop on the extension of Christian Ideals into the community, the nation, the world. Mrs, A. J. Cafrubi, Pampa, gave an evaluation of the first workshop, and -Mrs. C. H. Mihm, Borger, summarized'the'second. St. Vincent de Paul's Parish Council, Mrs. 0. R. Hudson, president', arranged coffee sessions, and Girl Scout Troop 38 served the noon luncheon. Members of Pampa Catholic Youth Organization conducted a nursery for small children. The Very Rev. Edward Cashman, C.M., welcomed guests, as pastor of the host parish, and drell, and C.. V. Wilkinson. IN.M., last August. served as moderator of a woik«| shop. The Most Rev. John L. Morkov,* sky, Bishop of Amarillo, expressed confidence that those attending would "carry home knowledge which will'be effective in extent* ing the Ideals of Christ into tim<S| and space," The ell-day training session, ay( innovation for the Pampa DeaiW cry Council of Catholic, Women, was evaluated as "most success' 1 ful" by Mrs. Falkenstein. Repre sentatives attended from Pampa, Amarillo, Borger, Groom, White! Deer, Childress and Vega. Read the News Classified Ads For Fine Cleaning of Good Carpets USE BLUE LUSTRE which Is designed (or u«« In any! type applicator or with long Imiulls brush This:'Is a. premium quality, soap-tree cleaner that leaves no soapy residue to cause rapid re- f l soiling. It brightens .colors and na^ ' Is left open and lofty. Blue Lustr* Is safe for all carpeting Including orientals. Clean spots and traffic lanes or wall to wall. Half-ffallon for J3.39 cleans three 9 x 12 rugs. PAMPA HARDWARE CO. 120 N. Cuyler MO 4-2451 nany historic events tnat too* tifrice at home by mixing two place in these old buildings _now teaspoons of baking soda with one •« A i rtV> *'f*nt-f\t*Aft \-\\t Iria W olmnal >> • • . •» *• i (> jeing restored by the National Park Service, She closed t h e program by reading the original prayer given by Dr. Jacob Duche at the first meeting of the First Continental Congress in S e p t. 1774. ' During a business meeting preceding the program, Mrs. Philip Gates presided as a report was given by Mrs. Warren Hasse on Civil Defense, Announcement was made that the Pampa Gaden Club is sponsoring a program on Christmas decorations to be given by Mrs Dan Warren oh Nov. .13 in the First National Bank Annex. ablespoon of salt. If you don't lave one of the ingredients, either one alone is also good. | VALUE OF MASSAGE -" ! Massage alone will not reduce weight. It must be combined with right diet and mild exercise, But t does increase muscle tone through improved circulation and, therefore, can prevent flabbiness. ualism and self - sufficiency in-' Members attending, .not pre viously mentioned were Mmes. Jeff Bearden, J. R, Donaldson, J. W. Edminster, L. H. Hart, V. L. Hobbs, J. D, Merchant, Ronald Merrill, Doyle Osborne and Michael Wilson. Scare Crow Dance Planned By Club Plans for a Scare Crow Dance to be held Nov. 25 were made at , a meeting','of the Las Cresas Club held Tuesday evening in the home j of Miss Jan Porter, 1616 N. Ho- j bare. ! It was announced that the dance will be a closed affair for members of Las Cresas Club and its brother-club, Los Duenos and their dates. During the evening, Mr. and Miss Scare Crow will be crowned. Plans were made to meet this afternoon in the home of Miss Barbara Reeves to make decorations for (he dunce. Included in the business meeting, were plans to order C I u b sweaters by Nov. 21. Missus Mickev Biard, president and Kathy Forker were appointed to check on emblems for the sweaters. Following the meeting, the club divided in'o groups with n e w members discussing plans for the Christmas float and other members making plans for the club's annual Presentation Ball to be held Dec. 22. Ten members and two sponsors, Mrs. M. J. Portsr a n d Mrs. D; W. Baddy were present. Refreshments were served during the social hour. It was announced that (lie next meeting will be held Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in the home of Miss Martha Price, 1032 S. Hobart. UNGRAVED 0>tft (Urrtiftrato FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE -Holiday dill Idea! To celebrate 130 years as » America's Leading Silversmith GORHAM offers SPECIAL SAVINGS on all Serving and Accessory Pieces in all regular Gorham Sterling Designs! A FIRST TIME EVER OFFER Through November 1 1th Only! always WILCOMi GIFT ,., anytime! Pompo Hqrdwarc Co. 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