The Panhandle Herald (Panhandle, Tex.), Vol. 61, No. 46, Ed. 1 Friday, June 4, 1948 Page: 3 of 6
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Friday, June 4, 1848
The Panhandle Herald, Panhandle, Carson County, Texas
a age five
J. F. Ellis and
Wife Given 63rd
A quiet day was spent in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Ellis
May 27 when Mrs. E. B. Porter-
field, Mrs. Charles Lemons and
Mrs. V. D. Biggs and their hus-
bands gathered to celebrate their
parents’ 63rd wedding anniver-
sary. Mr. and Mrs. Ellis were
married May 27, 18 85, in Wolf
Creek, W. Va., at the home of the
bride. They moved to Panhandle
in May, 1911.
After a delicious dinner at
noon, the afternoon was spent in
reminiscing. Children unable to
be present were Ralph Ellis, Shn
City, Kan., and Mrs. C M. Hoyl-
man, Union City., W. Va. Mr. and
and Mrs. Ellis also have 12 grand-
children and 10 great-grandchil-
4-H Girls Give
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Armstrong
and children, Durrell and Elaine,
and Evelyn Armstrong spent the
weekend in the home of Wayne’s
and Evelyn’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. L. Armstrong. On Sunday,
they were dinner guests in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. David
Armstrong, a brother. Other
guests were Mr. and Mrs. Ezra
Armstrong of Amarillo.
Dr. P. I. Crum
Offices: 217 Main Street
Two 4-H girls, Nehla White
adn Charlotte Hinshaw. presented
the program for members of the
Panhandle Home Demonstiation
Club when they met in the home
of Mrs. Oliver Bender Tuesday
Nelda showed the women how
to make buttonholes on the sew-
ing machine, using the same
methods as those used in fac-
Charlotte demonstrated the use
of aluminum foil to make a pie
plate that could be carried with-
out fear of losing a good pie
plate. The foil was fitted into an
ordnary pie tin and the pie baked
in it, and after the pie was cooled
was removed from the tin. This
foil can be reused for a number
of times. She also showed how
the foil can be used in heating
rolls, without smoke, to wrap
foods for freezing and for storing
in the refrigerator.
The resignation of Mrs. Vin-
cent Meaker as president was ac-
cepted and Mrs. Harold Eakes,
vice-president, was elected to re-
place her. Mrs. Thomas Hutchin-
son was elected vice-president'.
Mrs. Wayne Driskill was select-
ed as a candidate for a council
delegate to the state meeting.
During a social hour refresh-
ments were served to 11 mem-
bers and guests.
Mrs. Ray Anderson will be
hostess to the club June 15, at
which time Miss Charlotte Tomp-
kins will present a demonstration
on “Kitchen Improvement.”
Girl Scout Day
Camp To Be Held
From June 741
What: The annual Girl Scout
Day camp, sponsored and directed
by the Panhandle Girl Scout Coun-
Wins Men's Votes
When: June 7-11, 4-8:30 p. m.
Where: On the court house
lawn. In case of bad weather |
court house romps will be used.
Who: All registered Girl Scouts
and Brownies, and all of the new
second grade girls.
Cost: Twenty-five cents for the
What to wear: Comfortable
outdoor clothes—slacks, shorts—
no sun suits—a sun hat, com-
fortable shoes and socks, a light
What to bring: A nose bag
(sack) lunch. Drinks will be fur-
nished. Perhaps one day there
will be a cook-out in each unit.
Program: Units will be based
on troop membership. Activities
will be those planned by the girls
and their leaders as a continua-
tion of their troop meetings. Liv-
ing in the out-of-doors and nature-
will be emphasized.
Leaders: Two or more adults
will work with each group. In
most units, it will be the regular
Director: Norma Jane Ewing.
Camp chairman: Mrs. J. D’.
Registrar: Mrs. E. E. Ewing.
Services will be held Sunday
as usual with announcement as
to the evening service made Sun-
day morning. Regular, communion
•services will be held with the
new minister, Rev. George D.
York, in charge.
Wednesday afternoon the old-
er women’s circle of the W.S.C.S.
met at the church for a business
meeting with the president, Mrs.
Kermit Lawson, in charge. Mrs.
Lawson led a short devotional
using as her subject, “Inasmuch.”
The younger women’s circle met
in the home of Mrs. Ralph Met-
calf for a program on “The Earth
and Her Increase” with Mrs. Rob-
ert Ware in charge of the pro-
gram and Mrs. James Knierihm
leading the devotional. Next Wed-
nesday there will be a joint meet-
ing at the church.
Wednesday evening at 7:30 a
meeting of the board of stewards
was held, with routine business
transacted. Howard LaAe, chair-1
man of the board, was in charge.
Next Wednesday evening the
board of Christian education will
Attendance has been good at
the vacation church school which
started Monday morning. Plans
for the concluding exercises will
be announced next week.
CARD OF THANKS
We want to express our appre-
ciation for the many kindnesses
extended to us in our recent sor-
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Shepherd
Fernando Cortes was the Span-
ish conquorer of Mexico.
Jury notables which included Paul Whiteman, Guy Kibbee, James
Roche, George Slockbower and Bill Stern unanimously approved the
Henry Rosenfeld dress of combed cotton shown above as pictured in
the June issue of Cosmopolitan magazine at a recent Cosmopolitan
Male-Tested Fashion Show at the Stork Club in New York. Their
approval was based on the color, design, and material of the dress.
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Attend the dedication of the new
swimming pool at 2:30 p. m., Saturday
and the bathing beauty contest for pre-
school, grade and high school students.
Enjoy the many other functions of the
day under the auspices of the V. F. W.
AND APPLIANCE STORE
Mrs. Forsyth Hostess
To Cuyler Club
“Sulphur dusting powder, sab-
adilla dust, black leaf 40 and
5 per cent D.D.T. are the sprays
to keep around the home for pre-
venting and killing most of the
insects likely to trouble you,”
Miss Charlotte Tompkins, home
demonstration agent, told mem-
bers of the Cuyler Study Club
when they met with Mrs. R. C.
Forsyth Tuesday, June 1.
Miss Tompkins demonstrated
several different type of sprayers
and distributed pamphlets with
pictures, description, and instruc-
tions for extermination of all the
insects likely to bother gardens,
trees and flowers.
Refreshments were served to
Mesdames Edwin Carroll, A1
Lethcoe, E. B. Bryant, J. R.
Meaker, L. D. Crites, J. M. Beid-
erwell, J. W. Knierihm, R. L.
Curtis; Misses Tompkins and |
Frances Ann Carroll.
Ends Year’s Work
The Altrurian Club concluded
its year’s work with a dinner at
Myer’s chicken restaurant in Ama-
rillo Thursday, May 27. Members
of the social committee, Mesdames
Richard Orr, Howard Lane and
Judson Skaggs, served as host-
Give us a ring
for your grocery
We have the best
prices you will
W. A. Miller
Orchid and purple Canterbury
bells centered the serving table
with places for each guest marked
with floral place cards.
A short business meeting was
conducted by the president, Mrs.
Elmer Padget, in which sugges-
tions for next year’s course of
study were made to the yearbook
committee, Mesdames Merle
Lewellen, George Crossman and
Following the business meet-
ing members went to a show.
Those attending the dinner
were: Mesdames Lewellen, A. J.
•Weiser, Lane, Orr, Skaggs, Ben
Stone, M. C. Davis, G. J. Atkins,
Mason Lemons, S. R. Panning,
Ernest Roselius, Padget, Harold
Knapp, Layle Gilkerson, Cross-
man; Misses Mary and Norma
Ewing, members, and Mrs. C. E.
Scroggins, a gue$t.
Paula J. Obrecht
To Give Recital
Paula Joan Obrecht, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Obrecht,
will give her elementary recital
in piano at 2:30 p. m. Sunday
in the Musical Arts Conservatory,
1710 Tyler, Amarillo. Mrs. Mil-
dred Moorman Busch is her teach-
Paula Joan will be assisted by
friends, who will give readings
and vocal numbers. All friends
Earl Burum Will
Wed Denver Girl
The engagement of Miss Betty
Burnham, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. H. T. Burnham, 3 006 West
3 8th Ave., Denver, Colo., to Earl
Burum, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Groves Burum, Panhandle, was
anounced Sunday, May 30 in Fort
Collins, Colo, where both are at-
tending college. The occasion was
the regular youth meeting at the
Presbyterian Church Sunday eve-
After refreshments, C a s s e 1
Amend sang “I Love You Truly,”
acompanied at the piano by Allen
Lamb. Then Mrs. A. C. Baker,
sponsor of the group, announced
the engagement. Miss Joann Burn-
ham, sister of the bride-elect, and
Miss Jo Ann Burst, dressed in
served candy to the group, from
a box decorated as a corral and
featuring a cowgirl and hoy. Fav-
ors were miniature cowgirls and
boys, made of peanuts and dressed
in paper costumes.
Guests besides the regular
youth group included iMr. and
Mrs. H. T. Burnham and Joann,
Denver; Mr. and Mrs. Groves
Burum, Panhandle, and Billie
Grace Burum, Boulder, Colo.
Much to the surprise of Betty
and Earl, it was learned that eve-
ning that their maternal grand-
fathers grew up in the same com-
munity near Alton, Iowa.
Our swimming pool is something Pan-
handle and vicinity should be proud of.
Let’s make the dedication Saturday a big
Also, attend the barbecue and
other functions sponsored by the
Invitations have been received
here this week for the 87th com-
mencement of Washington Uni-
versity, St. Louis, Mo. for June 8.
Winfred York, son of Dr. and Mrs.
O. York, will receive his B. A.
degree at this time. Mrs. York
and s-on, Weldon, left Thursday
morning to attend the commence-
SATURDAY 1$ THE DAY
We’ve been waiting for the swimming pool for
more than a year. And it is a cause for rejoicing that
Carson county will have a swimming pool ready Sat-
Make it a holiday. Come to town and spend
all day, attending the V.F.W. barbecue, pie
auction, swimming pool opening, bathing
beauty revue, baseball game—and the dance
at night to wind up the day’s activities.
Vance Service Station
PHILLIPS 66 JOBBER
Mr. and Mrs. Dick F. Condon
and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kraft,
all of St. Paul, Minn., have been
visiting in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. R. *M. Chastain, Panhandle
and Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Kuehler,
carried a picture of Earl Darnell
purchasing a poppy .in Amarillo!
from Leota McLaughlin. The
young lady was shown pinning the
poppy on Earl.
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SATURDAY, JUNE 5th
' GRAND OPENING
CARSON COUNTY SWIMMING POOL
BASEBALL GAME-Panhandle vs. Vega
Panhandle Dry Goods Co.
“YOUR STORE SINCE 1934”
The First National Bank was
closed Thursday for Jefferson
Davis day and most of the staff
attended the Panhandle Bankers
convention in Amarillo.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Olsen
moved from Pampa to the Minor
Simms .farm northeast of Pan-
handle Tuesday. Mrs. Olsen is the
former Vada Lee Lawson.
Dr. and Mrs. C. M. Jackosn,
Rockwall, Tex., and Mr. and Mrs.
L. N. Jackson, Corsicana, Tex., are
visiting in the home of their sis-
ter, Mrs. C. W. Atkins.
PANHANDLE IS PROGRESSING
A new swimming pool to be opened Saturday,
June 5, is a forward step for Panhandle. Patronize our
new pool as much as you can.
V. F. W. Post has a pie auction, barbecue, baseball
game and dance planned to give Panhandle a busy day.
Come to Panhandle and spend the day Saturday.
D. M. Smith & Son
Your International Harvester Dealer
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Warren, David M. The Panhandle Herald (Panhandle, Tex.), Vol. 61, No. 46, Ed. 1 Friday, June 4, 1948, newspaper, June 4, 1948; Panhandle, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth591293/m1/3/: accessed January 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Carson County Library.