Stephenville Empire-Tribune (Stephenville, Tex.), Vol. 90, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, June 3, 1960 Page: 3 of 15
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Friday, juke 3, 1900
First Baptist Opens
Vacation Bible School
Friday will be preparation day
for the I960 vacation Bible school
at the First Baptist Church when
more than 100 boys and ('iris and
faculty members will meet at the
church at 2 p.m. for pre-registra-
tion and a parade, Bill Ferguson,
educational director of the church
has announced. Following the
parade the boys and girls will re-
turn to the church for refresh-
When the vacation Bible school
starts Monday enrollment is ex-
pected to total some 300. The
school will be conducted from 8:30
until 11:30 a.m. each day next
week Monday through Friday. The
school will have a program especi-
ally geared to the needs of each
age group. The program will in-
clude Bible study, hand crafts,
mission work, character stories,
Joint worship services, recreation,
singing, and refreshments.
Officers of the school are Fer-
guson, principal; Miss May Jones,
general secretary; Mrs. Ray Har-
rell. pianist; Mrs. J. W. Heaton,
refreshments, and Bill Bane, boys’
There will be departments for
every age group ages three
through 16. Each group will major
in a theme which will be carried
out in every activity of the school.
Ferguson said all boys and girls
are invited to participate in the
vacation Bible school.
The road distance between New
York and San Francisco—using
turnpikes—is 3,093 miles.
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STEPHENVILLE EMPIRE-TRIBUNE, STEPHENVILLE, TEXAS
By MRS. FRED CEYE
Mrs. E. L. Fine returned home
Saturday afternoon from the Hico
hospital where she had been a
patient since last Sunday morn-
ing following a heart attack. Their
daughter, Mrs. Bobby Moring and
son Donald of Cotton Center are
staying with her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Lunsford,
Kenneth, Roy and Arlene spent
Sunday at Blueridge with her
brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs.
Ervin Voges and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Audie Roberta and
children from Sonora, N. M. were
weekend visitors with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Roberts.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Moreland, Jr
of Shreveport, La. visifed over the
weekend with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. C. Moreland, Sr.
Mr. and Mrs. Otho Stuckey, Car-
ron and Martha and their moth-
ers, Mrs. M. B. Stuckey and Mrs.
Bettie Fisher visited Sunday in
Waco with Mr. and Mrs. Hubert
Stuckey and Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Stuckey. Mrs. M. B. Stuckey re-
mained with her sons for a week’s
Mr. and Mrs. Clyce Ballard of
Plainview; Mr. and Mrs. Bryce
Ballard and baby of Hamilton and
Mr. and Mrs. Weaver Ballard of
Hico spent the weekend with their
parents and grandmother, Mr. and
Mrs. Boyd Ballard and children
and Mrs. Myrtle Hyles.
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Lee Fine.
David and Deborah moved last
week to Dallas to make their
Miss Virginia Thompson, a stu-
dent at Howard Payne, Brown-
wood, the past term is home for
the holidays with her parents and
brother. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Thomp-
son and Roy.
Mr. and Mrs. Connie Mack Self
and baby of Stephenville spent the
weekend with his mother and
brothers, Mrs. Dow Self, Freddie
and Jack Henry.
Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Carmichael
of Sweetwater were weekend vis-
itors with Mr. and Mrs. Dock
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Rudd, who
spent the winter in Ore City,
Texas came in Friday to spent
some time here at their farm
Angela Thompson of Waco is
visiting her grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. Hob Thompson and Mr. and
Mrs» Bailey Sharp.
Mrs. Herman Walton and
daughters, Jane of Blue Ridge and
Mrs. Kervin Baxter and two child-
ren of Snyder and Mrs. Walton’s
mother-in-law Mrs. Tom Walton
of Blue Ridge were visiting with
friends in Carlton Sunday after-
noon. The Herman Waltons are
former residents of Carlton and
while here Mr. Walton was school
Mr. and Mrs. Charley Proffitt
celebrated their 50th wedding an-
niversary Sunday afternoon with
open house from 2 to 5. The de
tails will be in next weeks news.
Mrs. Albert Taylor and daugh-
ter, Mrs. Mark Sills of Lamkin
visited Monday morning with her
brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs
Fred Geye and her son and wife
Mr. and Mrs. Mack Tnylor.
By MRS. WILLENA HOLDER
Miss Joy Farley yvas honored
with a wedding shower at the
Educations) Building of the Bap-
tist Chur-h Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Deibel and
daughter Linda of Oklahoma City
visited her brother, Buck Holder
and family Saturday.
Rev. A. A. Farley and A. I.
Wagnon have the mumps.
Mrs. Alice Reasoner, who has
been in a Fort Worth clinic, is
now with her niece, Mrs. Frank
Mr. and Mrs. Sid Lockwood and
children Vicky, Phillip and Webb
are on their vacation.
Mr. Will Burns passed away
here May 24. Funeral services
were from the First Baptist
Church Muy 25. Rev. McQucary of
Perrin conducted the services with
interment at the Soda Spring
Cemetery by the McClish and
Reasoner Funeral Home.
Mr. Burns was 90 years of age
and survived by four daughters,
Miss lva Burns of Santo; Mrs.
Klorene Bernard of Wetherford:
Mrs. Fannie Steen and Mrs. Fay
Cox of Hico; four sons, Charlie of
t Hico, Jim of Patillo, Bill of Weath-
[j erford and Abb of New Mexico.
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Shelton and
children of Fort Worth were week-
end guest of her patents, Mr. and
Mrs. 1. Wagnon.
Mr. and Mrs. Buck Holder and
sons Joe, Jack, Red, and Ronnie
Welch of Wetherford attended the
Holder reunion at Lone Camp Sun-
Mr. and Mrs. Nath Thornton and
daughters Jean and Rose attended
the Holder reunion at Lone Camp
Miss Juanita William of Mid-
land is visiting for a month with
her grandmother, Mrs. 0. B. Brad-
We are happy to announce that
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry McKinzey of
College station are the proud par-
ents of a son. The new arrival
hasn’t been named. Mrs. McKinzey
is the former Bueton Harris.
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JUNIOR MISSES’ AND LADIES’ DRESSES
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COOL HOUSE COATS $5.98
Ladies’ Spring and
Church Scene of
The “World—A Melting Pot”
was the theme of the Junior-senior
banquet at Huckabay, sponsored
by the Huckabay Baptist Church.
The banquet was held in the school
Travel posters decorated the
walls. A large world hung from
the ceiling with gold streamers
falling into a huge, black melting
pot. Large world curios compli-
mented the pot. The miniature pots
on the table were connected to |
varied curios with golden stream-
The menu was international fea-
turing Hawaiian punch, chicken
spagetti, Italian salad, French
bread, English tea and Mexican
Rev. R, L. Woodruff, pastor of
the IludKihay Baptist Church, was
master of ceremonies. Derelle
Sims offered special music. Rev.
George Mosier, a senior student
from Howard Payne College in
Brownwood was the speaker.
LOCAL NEWS BRIEFS
Mrs. A. L. Bibb had several
members of her family present the
past weeken.i and Memorial Day.
The group included Mr. and Mrs.
Earl Bibb of San Angelo and Mrs.
Jay Moser and Chessie Bibb of
Mr. and Mrs. Anson and son
Paul from Magnolia, Ark. were
visitors in the home of her par-
nets, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Garrison
over the weekend.
Splinters :>n the ladder of suc-
cess are much sharper on the way
The Tomr High School Seniors,
accompanied by Mr. and Mrs.
George Chranc and Mr. and Mrs.
Wallace Dove, left Saturday morn-
ing, May 21, at 4 a. m., on their
trip to Colorado Springs. Twenty
seniors made the trip. The first
night out was spent at Raton, New
Sunday the group went through
the Colorado State Prison at Canon
City, Colo., and to Royal Gorge.
Monday they visited Van Briggle
Pottery, Garden of the Gods, and
the famous Cliff Dwellings of the
Tewa Indians. The remainder of
the day was spent on a trip to
Tuesday the seniors enjoyed a
visit to the famous Broadmoor
Hotel and skated at their Ice
Palace, visited the zoo, and took
a ride on the newly constructed
Broadmoor ski lift. The climax of
the day Was a visit to Seven Falls
and to the grave of Helen Hunt
Wednesday began the trip back
home. That night they stayed in
Amarillo. Here they saw a Texas
league baseball game between
Tulsa and Amarillo.
They arrived home at 4 p. nr.
Nath Garrison from NTSC is
spending a short vacation at home
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Roy Garrison, before going to
Yellowstone National Park on
June 18 to work through the sum-
Miss Ethel Baker is in San An-
tonio visiting her sister’s family,
Gen. and Mrs. Weddington.
Mr. nd Mrs. Norman L. Savage,
Teresa and Khoda, returned to
their home in Denton, Tuesday,
after visiting the Memorial week-
end in Stephenville with their par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Brice Stone and
Mr. and Mrs. R. M Savage and
with other relatives and friends.
There will be a homecoming at
the Selden Baptist Church, Sun
day, June 5. All members and all
former members are urged to at-
tend. A cordial invitation is also
issued to nil former residents of
the trimmings and made "some
is being planned for the Sunday
School and morning worship ser-
vice. Lunch will be served at noon
and all are asked to bring either
a basket lunch or covered dish and
enjoy the noon meal and fellow-
well are delighted with their ar-
rangements at Clifton where they
have a co-op duplex apartment
nearby hospital and medical (serv-
ices and a highly efficient and
capably managed boarding house.
While here they visited a number
of their former neighbors and
friends. MV. Braswell who was
member of the staff at the Daily
Empire and the Empire-Tribune
while in Stephenville made an in-
spection of the newly arranged
new* room and also visited his
United in Marriage
To Charles Rasberry
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh McCleskey
and daughter, Helen, spent the
Memorial holiday weekend visit-
ing with their daughter and her
husband. Rev. and Mrs. David
Robertson at Agua Dulce. Rev.
and Mrs. Robertson were reassign-
ed at the annual Southwest Texas
Methodist Conference of the Mc-
Allen district, recently and are to
move to Hebbronville within the
week. Rev. Robertson will conduct
the Sunday morning service at the
Methodist Church, there, June 5.
In making up a list of Stephen-
ville people who were in San An-
gelo Tuesday to attend the funeral
of Pat Jackson the following were
omitted — Roy Kinney, Mrs. Jim
Kinney, Mrs. Dan Lane and Mr.
and Mrs. Claud Harris. All were
friends of the Jackson fumily for
Mr. and Mrs. Sam M. Braswell
who lived in Stephenville for a
year before moving to Clifton in
the early part of the year were
here Wedneseday for a church con-
ference held at the First Metho-
dist Church. Mr, and Mrs. Bras-
Meets in Home
Of Mrs. Brandon
The Mosteller Circle of First
Baptist Church met Tuesday, May
24, for a covered dish luncheon in
the home of Mrs. M. C. Brandon.
Mrs. Jerry Packwood, chairman,
presided at the business of the
meeting. Mrs. R. F. Higgs, Jr.
was welcomed as a new member of
Mrs. Donnie Campbell taught
the lesson from the study book
"Educating Youth in Missions” by
Mildred McMurry. This is a most
interesting, informative and chal-
lenging book discussing youth in
today’s world, and the guidance
that is neede/i.
After the study the group en-
Gifts were presented to Mrs.
Jerry Packwood and Mrs. Larry
Hunt who arc moving from the
In addition to the member* men-
MR. AND MRS. CHARLES
Patricia Louise Griffin became
the bride of Charles Eldon Ras-
berry Saturday evening, May 21,
at 7 p. m. in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. W. A. Whitt on the Collier
Diamond C Ranch. Rev. Ernest
Attendants were Judy Rasberry,
bridesmaid and Frank Rasberry,
A . reception was held in the
home following the wedding.
Attending were Mrs. Louise
Griffin, mother of the bride, Mr.
and Mrs. Homer Rasberry, par-
ents of the groom, Mr. and Mrs.
Uell Griffin, grandparents of the
bride, John B. Collier, Jr. and
granddaughter of Fort Worth, La-
vern Rasberry, Ilarriette Boyette,
Larry Jess Stewart, Virginia Ras-
berry, Elaine Whitt, Ilunny Whitt,
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Griffin and
daughter, Blaine Williams, Mr.
and Mrs. T. L. Griffin and daugh-
ter and son, Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Rowe and children, Mr. and Mrs.
Travis Griffin, Mrs. Jannie Doran
and son, Tim, Mr. Pink Mefferd,
Leon Rasberry, Barbara Rasberry,
Joe Rasberry, Dennis Rasberry,
und Barbara Cross.
SAWYER is SUSPICIOUS
PHILODELPHIA (.* _ Man-
ager Eddie Sawyer of Philadelphia
is suspicious about Billy O-DeC
and Billy Loes, the two pitchers
the Giants got from Baltimore.
“Loes is a good pitcher, but he
has a mental problem unless you
give him the privilege of letting
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tinned Mrs. G. W. Black, Mrs. Edd j The other guy (O’Dell) must have
Brooks, Mrs. Bill Ferguson and something wrong with him to have
Mrs. Oliver Holcomb were pre- the Orioles give him up,” says
sent. I Sawyer.
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