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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Saturday, August 3, 1974
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JforthtttMl Arftatt! or MEN iiM Business Women Hear Report On National Meet Fayetteville Business and Professional Women's Club members met this week at the home of Dr. Dorothy Larery for lessert and to hear Mrs.Lorene Raymond, club president, report on the National convention that she recently attended at the Conrad Hilton Hotel in Chicago. Mrs. Raymond attached pro^rams, postcards arid convention literature obtained at the convention to a standing screen for her presentation. Each item was taken from the screen and distributed to club members to examine as she told what part of the convention e a c h item represented. Highlights and speakers were a tribute to Martha. Griffith of Michigan; member of the U.S. House of Representatives since 1955, who is retiring this year. She has been a major advocate of women's legislation including extensive work on the Equal Rights Amendment. Mrs. Raymond told of Francine E. Miffs presentation of a U. S. Savings Bond citation, to Business and Professional Women's Clubs, and of "An Evening with Mr. Lincoln," .by Basil Moore, a teller of tales in the Lincoln style who has written a biography of Abraham Lincoln. She also reported on.the pre- convention tours. taken by the 58 members representing Arkansas. ·/H V. : ;/T'' Queen Concordia MRS. LARRY EDWARD LARMON ... was Miss Susan Diane Alexander before her July marriage in the First Christian Church in Siloam Springs La r mo n-Alexander Rites Solemnized SILOAM SPRINGS -- In a I - candlelight ceremony on Fri,,-day, July 12, in the First Chris. tian Church in Siloam Springs, -; Miss Susan Diane Alexander .· became the bride of Larry Ed- .ward Larmon. Parents of the .couple are Mr. and Mrs. .Virgil »' Alexander and Mr. and Mrs. , James Penland. all of Siloam ; 'Springs. - ."The Rev. Jack Steele performed the double ring rites,- Mrs. · Eldon Robb, organist, presented -- a recital of wedding music and accompanied Miss LuAnne Dil .; lard of Nashille as she sang ,,. "The Wedding Song." As the '.·i couple knelt before the altar Miss Dillard sang "The Lord's Prayer." ·i. The bride, escorted by her '..father, wore a gown of caridle- .. light Swiss organza designed ..'with Alencon lace scallops at , the neckline, lace motifs embel- r lished with seed pearls on the " bodice, and the sheer sleeves - were fashioned with deeply-flar- ,-.'ed cuffs with lace appliques. check into camp, leading them | Bumpers Speaks | In Boston *'··'· BOSTON; Mass. (AP) -- Gov Dale Bumpers said Friday tha ; the federal government shoulc r not be responsible for planning ' child development programs, t Instead, Bumpers told the t Education Commission of the ;. States, this should be the re *. sponsibility of the states. . '.· Until now, Bumpers said . "our planning for children ir '·· this country has been mostly or '-. a hit or miss basis." » Bumpers is the Democrat! f nominee for the U.S. Senate. ; "Our best hope lies wit! · those states that are beginning ' to move in comprehensive plar · ning for children's programs," ' he said. ' "Instead of reacting to feder f al priorities which have bee J b p t h unrealistic and dis · appointing, some states ar : building priorities of their own. he 'semi-dirndle skirt extended nto a chapel - length train. Her oronet headpiece was fashion- d of lace and held; the. floor- ength mantilla, and she carried hite roses centered with white rchids. - . Miss Sandy Hager of -Siloam prirjgs was maid of honor, and Ister of the bride, Mrs. John iuskins of Little Rock, was jatron of honor.; Bridesmaids v'ere Miss Jackie Alexander, ousin of the bride, Miss Jo ,ynn Dixon, Miss Cathy Pobre, 11 of Siloam Springs, Miss Debbie Evans of Murfrees- joro. Miss Carol Utley of Nash- ·ille and Miss Lisa Williams if Springfield, Mo. They wore gowns of blue organza, blue licture hats, and carried colon- al bouquets of daisies and baby's breath. Jerry Holderby o f ' Poteau, Okla., was best man, groomsmen and ushers were William Marshall and Al Engle of Si- oam Springs, Dennis Earp of Tahlequah, Okla., Alvin Cherry of Tulsa, Okla., Derald Hurt and Jerry Wofford of Colcord, 5kla, and Gary Larmon,' the bridegroom's brother of Branson, Mo. '" · Melissa Larmon, niece of the jridegroom, was flower girl and Troy Miller of Overland Park, Kan. cousin of the bride was ring bearer. Mark and Scott Alexander lighted the candles. Mrs. William Marshall presided over the bride's book in the foyer of the church. A reception followed the ceremony in Fellowship Hall. The couple will be at home in Tahlequah, Okla., where t h e bridegroom will resume his studies at Northeastern/S t a t e University in the fall. Scout Crews Backpacking On The Trail Two Fayetteville crews are among -the Westark Scout contingent spending two weeks at Philmont Ranch near Cimarron, N. M., each on a different 70 mile trail. Jim Ferguson is adult leader of Crew 3 which includes Tom Hardy, Brian Morgan, Frank Brown, Charles Perette, Keith Walters, Brian McGimsey, Joel Ferguson, Andy Lucus, Andy Blyholder, George LeFevre, Stacy Looney, Curtis .Walker and Randy Barton. Crew 4 consists of .Rice ; Brewer, David Cordes. Mike Tribble, Brett McGuire, Dale McGuire, Joe Whitlatch, David Lenehan, Billy Ourand, Steve Gillilarid, Danny Schneider and D a n i e l Shewmaker. Adult leaders are Wally Cordes and Dick Ford. Mike Morton is adult leader of Crew 2 madeup of Russellville and Harrison Scouts. Carl Imhoff, Doug Kellogg, Tom McKinney, Ian Sutherland, Curt Rom and Greg Paulson are among the Rangers and staff working at Philmont all summer. Sutherland is ranger f o r Crew 4, which includes s i x Scouts from his Fayetteville Troop 102. He helped them Miss Karla Arderoagnl h a s been selected to. reign as ·Queen Concordia for the 76th - annual Grape Festival to be held Aug. 15, 16 and 17 at Tontitown, and will be crowned at 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 by Congressman John P a u l , Hammersclimidt. The Festival, celebrating the g r a p e harvest, will feature spaghetti dinners nightly from 4:30 p.m. to |;30 p.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic School. Grape judging will take place Thursday, Aug. 15, at 6:30 p.m. A ilaiice will lie held at t h e school at 9 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17. Legion Post Cited For Youth Program LINCOLN -- American Legion Beaty-Bibb Post Np..l71 f Lincoln has beeri cited by ,he National Organization of the American Legion · for having conducted the most outstanding Children and Youth Program in the State of Arkansas during the past Legion year, 1973-74. Certified by George Ernst of Fayetteville, American Legion of Arkansas Children and Youth Chairman, and signed by t-h e Nationl - Commander and past State Commander Perry Mason, the Special Citation from Na,- tional Headquarters located in Indianapolis, Indiana will be presented to .Post No. 171 in the near future. Officers who served during this past year are Floyd Williams, commander; Roy Colins, first vice . commander; through the many first day-de- James A. Kley, second vice tails, checking programs, food commander; Louis S. Ellis, ad- pickups and preparation and jutant; James C. Roberts, ft- aecompanied them for the first nance .officer; Tom B. West, May 31,1974, Post No. 171 was determined to be the Legion's top Post in the State, in this program. Children and Youth is one of .the basic programs of The American Legion and Arkansas has 254 Posts which: are eligible to compete in this program. . Activities conducted for children and youth this past year which earned the award for Post No. 171 included: Contribution to the Arkansas Veterans Child Welfare Service, which is sponsored by The American Legon and Auxiliary of Arkansas, direct aid given to needy families with children, participation in the Boys State, Baseball and Boy Scouts programs, contribution to the High School Senior Class, and close work with -the Washington County Juvenile Court in the Volunteer Probation Officers program. FAMILY TOGETHER FOR FIRST TIME IN 35 YEARS ... pictured at family reunion are, from left, Floyd, Lloyd and Jim Pierce and their sister, Mrs. Mary Stout. . . . . (TIMESphoto by Ken Good) Brothers-Sisters United This Week At Reunion Four '-brothers and sisters .rere reunited in Fayetteville this week for the first time since IMS. Floyd; Lloyd and Jim Pierce, and 'their oldest sister, Mrs. Mary Stout had a-family reunion at-the Jim Pierce home in Fayetteville Tuesday. The last time they were all together was, when their parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Matt Pierce packed their wagons and teams and returned to Birdstown, Tenn. The Pierce family had made the westward trek to Arkansas by the same conveyance in 1902. Afler seven years they returned to Tennessee. Mrs. Stout, who will be 88 this year remained in the Elkins area! She recalled that she had walked much of the way when the family took 45 days to come to Arkansas. It took them Just as long to-gel back to Tennesee. Floyd, who is 78, lives in Albany Ky. and has not been in Fayetteville since the family left here in 1909. He is a retired farmer and Baptist minister. Jim. who is 86. farmed and did carpentry work belqre his retirement; and Lloyd is a retired railway engineer. several days on the trail. Each nightly camp revolves around a specific interest, goldmining and panning, burro packing, rock climbing, firearms, earth science, survival training, horse rfdes, fishing, and Indian and western lore. The crews will return to Fayetteville Sunday after being gone 16 days. service officer; Lester- L. Smith, chaplain and W. A. Rodgers, historian. The post exceeded their membership quota and finished with 288 members. Each of the over 16,000 American Legon Posts in the world is asked to submit an annual report of their Children and Youth activities. On the basis of v its report for the Another FAMILY WEEKLY Exclusive - August 4 EXPERT WATCH REPAIR S W I F T S t7N*rtk WnrV «. \ Daily Calendar of Events * Today Farmer's Market, Old Post Office Square, 7 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, Wiggins Methodist Church, 7 p.m. ; ' Al-Anon, Wiggins Methodist Church, 7 p.m. * Wyman Community Club, Community Building ,7:30 p.m. * Dudes and Dolls, Asbell School Cafetorium, 8 p.m. SMITH'S Communication 2- Way Radio Toar Z-WIT ram* to If: For Your Prweription N««l* S*» U* [QUAKER DRUG BE. Center-44*424* City Parking Lot b Rear fitmity Sunday Duplicate Bridge Club, Legion Hut, 1:30 p.m. Council on Aging Open House, Hillcrest Towers, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Fine Arts Gallery Show arid Sale, First United Presbyterian Church, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free Art Lecture by Dr. Tom Turpin, First United Presbyterian Church, 4 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, VA Hospital, 7 p.m. Al-Anon, VA Hospital, 7 p.m. 11 Different Viewpoints: Celebrities Talk About Divorce "There is no may to go through, divorce easily. I don't care who wants out, both people go through their oten private hetts. It touches every single part of your life from skin, to gat level." -- Joanne Carson Hollywood stars--male and female--talk about divorce this week in a FAMILY WEEKLY exclusive. You might think-that having'a lot of money and fame mate it.easier at trie divorce bargaining table. Hat so. Find out how children, age, career patterns and religion bring out the differences between man and wife when divorce is the only answer left. You'll find some people remain "in love" even after divorce while others become hostile and remain so. In your copy of the Going on a vacation? YOU Use The TIMES' Convenient "LAYAWAY" or "MAILAWAY" Plan "LAYAWAY" We'll'save ali copies of the TIMES in a handy VACATION-PAK bag for you while you're away from home. When you return the Vacation-Pak will be delivered to you at no extra charge. . . . and you can catch up on all the news at your convenience. Keeps newspapers from piling up on your porch, too! Just call 442-6242 and tell us the date you're leaving and the date you will return. It's that simple. "MAILAWAY" If your vacation plans call for you to be at one mailing address for a week or more, we'll be glad to mail you each day's issue at no additional charge, rather than deliver it to your home. Just- call 442-6242 and give us your vacation address/ the dates you want mail delivery started and stopped, and the date you want home delivery resumed. We'll take care of the rest. HAVE F U N . . . . D R I V E SAFELY! JJortfjtoest PHONE 442-6242

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