Stephenville Empire-Tribune (Stephenville, Tex.), Vol. 94, No. 52, Ed. 1 Friday, December 18, 1964 Page: 3 of 18
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The W. M. U„ Pint Baptist
Church, observed the annual Lot-
tie Moon 'week of prayer for for-
eign missions at the church Mon-
day through Friday last week.
Miae Mae Jones, W. M. U.
Prayer Chairman, gave the In-
troduction and Missionary .Roll
Call and the closing Meditation
each day. Mrs. J. B. Golfghtly wse
the song leader and Mrs. L. B.
Howard, accompanist. Mrs. Nina
Main was the soloist.
, Mrs. Pauline Cox, prayer chair-
man for the Bagby circle, brought
the Devotional on Monday, and
had charge of tire program. The
topic for the day was “Without
Christ, They Have No King." -
Others having parts on the pro-
gram were. Mmes. J. E. Golightly,
R. E. George, John Foust Sam
Cleveland and C. F. Overby.
Tuesday morning the monthly
business meeting was presided
over by the Ruth Winters W.M.S.
president, Mrs. Fred Hodges. Mrs.
W- R. Armstrong read the min-
utes of tho last meeting,, and cir-
cle chairmen gave reports. Fol-
lowing the business meeting, the
Holloway circle prayer chairman,
Mrs. Earl Bramlett, gave the De-
votional and led the prayer.
"Heralds of the King", was the
lesson topic, and those participat-
ing in the program were: Mmes.
C. D. Bledsoe, C: H. Goodwin, C. i
O. Fincher, E. R. Moon, J. W.
Clements and Edna Wade. 1
Miss Mae Jones was in charge. , . . ..
of the. program for Wednesday WM «oln« * be cold and it was.
arming when members from three j Mr. and Mrs. Fred Carey called
circles and the Brotherhood part-
By JOAN C. JORGENSON
Texas weather really outdid
any predictions made about it
over the weekend. Saturday waa a
balmy day up in the 70’s and
icipatad in the program. Miss
Jonas gave the Introduction and
Missionary Roll Call, and Rev.
Emil Becker, pastor gave the
dosing Meditation. Others hay-
ing parte on the program were:
Mrs. M. C. Brandon, Jr., Mrs. E<L
gar Bradley, and Mrs. Mary
. I Moore. The lesson
Train." Mrs. Brandon was soloist,
accompanied by Mrs. L. B. How-
Mrs. C. R. Conley, prayer chair-
man for the Lockett Circle
brought the Devotional Measage
on Thursday morning, and had
charge of the program. “Children
of the King", was the subject,
with Miss Pearl Hicks, Mrs. R. W.
^ Stramlor, Mrs. Tom Spell partici-
* pa ting. i. - .. nii
* On Friday morning, Mrs. B.
Hawkins, prayer chairman for the
Margrett circle, was in charge of
the program. Mrs. J. B. Golightly,
accompanied by Mrs. L. B. How-
0} ard, was soloist. Mrs. M. C. Bran-
don and Eunice Perry and Mrs. C.
O. McMillan AtaVe the program.
“We Have <Mne to Worship Him"
was the topic for the lesson.
At tho doe# of each meeting an
offering was taken for the mis-
sionaries on the foreign field.
Rex and Janice Carey in Darm-
stadt, Germany Sunday and need-
less to say all were made very
happy but bet they did not near
get caught up on all the news
from homo in the short time they
j Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Phipps and
^ - .. family of Fort Worth spent Sun-
'S^ 1TC r , day with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
l!, 1 W- A. Phipps. Their son, Mack
spent a. few days in hospital for
medical treatment last week.
Enjoyed visiting with Mr. and
Mrs. L. O. Starting of Johnsville
I .Neighbor* and friend was sorty
I to learn that Joe Hester of these
parts has gone Temple fpr
[ medical care. ' — *
Have been busy doing some
, , _ I Christmas baking these past days
sometime early Sunday morning ^ some receipes with
heard «ju> wind whistling at our ju™ Crazy Crunch. 2 quts
north windows and knew Sunday of corn> l in cup, j*.
cans, 2/3 cup almonds, 1 1/3 cups
sugar, 1 cup or stick of margarine
let' come to room temperature, I
teaspoon of vanilla, 1/2 cup Karo
Crystal Clear Syrup. Mix popped
corn and nuts on a cookie sheet.
Combine sugar, margarine and
Karo in a 1 1/2 quart saucepan.
Bring to a boil over medium heat,
stirring constantly. Boil, stirring
for 10 to 15 minutes or until mix-
ture turns a light caramel color.
Remove from heat..Stir in vanil-
la. Pour over poped corn and nuts,
mix to coat well. Spread to dry.
Break apart, store in tightly cov-
ered container. Makes about 2
H.v while waiting P°Un(U- Good Krve duriri* the
?"* nffut. ThU .Tmato: boiidays and'not too ruch. Date
in », ioctors office, They ope te 0rBnjfe Cafc*. 1 c dates, 1 C pe-
cans, 4 c flour, 1 t soda 1/4 t salt,
1 1/3 c buttermilk, 4 eggs, 1 c
peel, optional. Cream sugar and
butter. Add unbeaten eggs, but-
termilk, add dry ingredients,
which have been sifted together,!
add chopped dates, pecans and
orange peel. Bake 1 hour in angel
food pan. Filling: 2 c sugar, pinch i
•alt, 1 1/2 c orange juke. Stir1
often until sugar is dissolved.
Pour over hot cake in pan when
Was admiring all the new furn-
iture in Hico Wednesday and ^tUr or two
found someone elto who was do- t j/, T grated
ing the same thing, Mr. and Mrs.1
N. E. MeGuiro, So we Just sat
down and had a short Visit. The
McGuires attended the open house
and Christmas party in the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Armstrong
Wendal Scott and family was
home oveir the week end at Mr.
and Mrs. Johnny Scott skid Mr.
and Mrs. H. H, Tally. Jon Scott
Live Manger Scene
The Ycumg Teenage Bible Class
4 of the Faith Lutheran Church
■ will present a display of the man-
' ger scene in life Saturday evening
Dec. ip and on Sunday evening
'Dec. 20th from 3:30 to 8 pm. on
ithe church lawn at 388 N. St
: Peter, one block north of the steak
house. Everyone is invited to
' come by and see the scene.
It's easy to roast cbkken with-
out stuffing. If you want to dress
«| the bird, make a sauce from
' the pan drippings and heavy
cream, then add seedless green
grapes. Serve the chicken and
sauce with steamed buttered rice
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Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Koons-
man spent Sunday with their
daughter and family, Mr. and
Mrs. Scottie Pair and family in
Mrs. Nina Mains entertained
the Jolly Time Club Thursday
night with a supper at her home,
Christmas tree afterwards and
exchange of gifts. Mrs. T. W.
Hatchett attended and also
week. Mrs. Von Scott, and Golda
and children Shopped in Fort
Worth Saturday but understand
they nearly got trampled in the
rush and crowd. Golda visited
Mrs. H. H. Tally Tuesday and
Note Of Interest: Maypeart, a
small town 10 miles wsst of Wax-
ahachie voted this week to retain 1
the Independent School District
by rejecting a proposed abolition attended and also a
^ • • proV**a,rDomMW; 1 hamburger, soup and tea supper
of the district and replacement ln the ham# of Mr^ ^ wtnn
with a common school district. To
do this,-tho school board had to
raise the taxes 70 per cent. How
well this will work out remains
to be eeen.
| George Russell of Fort Worth
spent Sunday with his brother
' Irby and Irby spent Sunday af-
and Mrs. Mar-
For your Convenience
We Will be Open each
Night ’til 8 p.m. from
Dec. 17th thru Dec. 23.
“We Give Gold Bond Stamps”
nixed with almonds. A company j temoon with Mr.
dish! ’ 1 vin Noland.
Say "Merry Christmas” with
The gift that
is sura to
See our beautiful selection of gift candiesl
Slaughter Drug Store
Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs, C.
A. Bordner of Fort Worth came
for a while Sunday afternoon to
aw Mrs. Hatchett.
Mr. and Mrs. Vance Stephens
and family have been spending i
two weeks with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Gate Stephens. Vance
has been doing soma working in
Hamilton county, '
Mir. and lit*. Dean Crow and
faihily was home over the week
end at' the Elmer Johnson home.
Alma Mae and Elmer qmnt Wed-
nesday in Fort Worth with the
Bobby Brush family. * ,
Supper guests Friday night in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Len
Moncrietf were a brother and wife
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Moncrief and
family near Dublin, a sister and
husband, Mr. and Mrs. Nathan
Bund rant and family near Dub-
lin who came later in the evening.
Monday was a pretty day sorts
cold in the morning hut sure -was
good to see
By MRS. FRED GEYE
Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Merser who
sold their ranch south of town
aeveral months sgo and bought
the J. B. J aggers farm east of
town, sold the farm to his son and
wife, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Mer-
ser for their residence in Carlton,
known as the W. H. Vick resi-
dence, They all moved to their
new homes last week.
Mrs. Emmett Basham is a pat-
letn in the Stephenville Hospital.
Mrs. Jessie Finely received a
message Friday that a grandson
had died. The infant son of Mr.
and Mrs. J. -G: Finley af Fort
and sugar in those days we're
bought by the barrel. Ha especial-
ly liked to make and pull taffy
and peanut brittle. No one could
make better popcorn balk than
he, and it was hard to wait until
they were brought in from the
porch where they wars set to gat
Many of the gifts were hand-
made and very lovely. There was
an open fireplace and everyone
hung up a stocking which would
------- be filled to the brim Christmas
the peanut combine morning. Days before had been
go through to start the job of get-
ting' theft In the" sack. If this just getting tasdy In general. The
kind of weather will just hold out
until they gat them out of the
field and we get the rye drilled,
spent in making pies, cookies and
fruit cake was baked right after
Thanksgiving and homemade
wine was used to get It moist and
guess it will be a pretty good tasty. The flavor of it lingers
Christmas after all. The sun did
shine instead of rain and that waa
something to he thankful for.
Christmas at my grandparents
was always something special for
me, Granddad always looked for
a tree taking. some of us along
with him bringing it in on a sled
pulled fay a horse. The decorations
were mostly homemade, Popcorn
that had been popped was strung
and hung on the tree. Red berries
were gathered in the woods, an-
other afternoon of fun. Large and
■mall sticks of bought pepper-
menb candy wwrs also hung along
with the harries. Tinsel paper cut
in strings usually completed the
decorations with a star at top of
Granddad waa ths candy makar
with me yet. Often times if there
had been S snow, a sleigh was
brought around to the front and
everyone went riding and singing
carols. If the pond was frosen
over good, the grandparents and
all the children went ice skating.
The house wse all recorated so
pretty for the holidays and miale-
toa was a must over the door
from the kitchen to the dining
room. The rush and work of the
days before the event was always
worth it it seemed. Christmas
then seemed to be a work of love
shared with those one loved very
dearly. Christmas cshie only ones
a year with gifts then — now it
can came any day "or time of the
year. Have we lost sight of the
I Worth lived only a few hours
Bro. James Gibson, pastor
the Carlton Baptist Church re-
signed Sunday to accept the
Church at Bangs. They will move
to Bangs after Christmas.
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Corsine had
as guests this week their son and
wife, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Siiupeon
of Level I and.
The Esther Sunday School
Class of the Baptist Church held
their annual Christmas party Sat-
urday in the annex of the church
with the, following members pre-
sent, Mmes. Fred Munsell, Clemie
Thetford. Mattie Roberts and Car-
rie day*; Virginia Mullins, Della
Corsine. Cressie Shaw and Delis
rvofrttij Mattie Lifter, Lola Pol-
lard, Slid their tearhsr. Mrs.
Maisle Conely. Guests wars ’Mrs.
May Rudd, teacher of the Dorcas
class and two members Mrs. J. C.
Moreland and Mrs. Clora Kerley
and Mrs. Freida Kunkcl of the
Methodist Church. Refreshments
consisted of coffee, cookies,
cheese whig sandwhiches and
mints. Numbers wars drawn and
•each received a gift.
Mr. and Mrs. Ceriey Leowe of
Hamilton visited Sunday after-
noon with Mr. and Mrs. L, H.
Sunsfuid. - - —---------
Mrs. Sid Fins, owner of the
Carlton Drug Store, closed the
store recently to care for her 98
year old mother-in-law, Aunt
Nancy Fine who makes her home
with her son and wife, Mr. and
Mrs. Sid Fine.
Bro. and Mrs. James Gibson
and sons, Tony and Dwaine went
to Ardmore, Oklahoma, Friday
afternoon to visit her cousin Mrs.
Harold Springer whose husband
waa injured in an accident Nov.
10 and died Thanksgiving Day.
They returned heme Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lawson of
Newton wore recent visitors of
his uncle qrid wife, Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Sid Fisse visited Sunday
afternoon with her sister-in-
law, Mrs. Carl Turney of Dublin,
a patient in the Dublin Hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Finely of
Knits for Holiday Evenings
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m a black haeknaaad. Two
la the simple Gradim huptred
Walnut Springs were afternoon
visitors Sunday with her sister
and husband Mr. and Mrs. Hob.
Thompson. , 4
Lyim Harbour had surgery last
Wednesday in the Hico Hospital.
His children with him for the
operation were Mrs. Frank Prin-
dle of Grapevine, Wayne Har-
bour, of Garland, and Mrs. Har-
bour’s brother, Bro. W. D. Broad-
way of Lancaster, former pastor
of the Carlton Baptist Church.
Work was begun in 1935 under
Roosevelt to harness Passama-
quoddy, Maine’s, tides. Bat the
project became a political foot-
ball and was abandoned in 1987.
Miss Davonna Mayfield, Ste-
phenville F. F. A. Sweetheart was
named the winner at the Cross
Timbers District Sweetheart Con-
test Monday night at the Stephen-
vilie Kecreatiop Building.
Miss Mayfield, a senior, was in
competition with 22 chapter con-
testants. Hef parents' Mr. and Mrs.
F. M. Mayfield were guest for the
Nine chapter members with their
advisors, Rex Stephens and Ralph
Moser attended the banquet
Billy Frank Sartor and Fred
Bruce Parker, Hn at Stephen-
ville High SchoR, received their
Lone Star Farmer degrees. The
local chapter received an award
signifying the chapter's superior
Sunk By Submarine
First vessel sunk by a German
sutgnarine in World War II wee
the British liner Athenie, which
was sent to the bottom off ths
Hebrides on Sept S, 198ft Among
those lost in the sinking wars 80
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up sons# 22 qjjks.
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