The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 86, No. 36, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 18, 1958 Page: 4 of 16
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September 18. 1958
th* .noti»r4 aii«.r The program
me....Jvd me nr.g.ng or :ivon;c
and lamihar song> by the crowd
witn Mrs James Pt-dersor. a: the
p ane, amus.ng recreational fea-
ture- a |tMMR| cor. test and a
pei.od of rrur.gung m pieasant
fellow *-:p. Mr T D Rountree
avs.stec .n directing the recrea-
Refreshments of assorted
cookies, punch and coffee were
served fzorr" a .able >d.q .r. . ..3..d-
made cloth of crochetlace. The
cer.tcrp*ece was a cecorated pot-
ted yellow chrysanthemum plant.
Following the refreshment hour
\ Clothing Drive
\ Planned by Grace
Lutheran Ixtdies Aid
In Austin Home
The officers of the Women’s
Mi-tionarl Union of the Meadow-
brook Baptist church entertained
Tuesday morning with an inform-
al coffee at the home of Mrs. T.
L Austin Jr.. 30 Post Oak PI.,
honoring the women of the
The W. M. U. colors of purple
and white were accented in de-
corations of the refreshment table
ci. j in d cut-worK exotn of wnitc
liner., the table held a low center-
piece of full-blown purple and
white double althaea, ar.d appoint-
ment were in keeping.
In the den a noticable floral
arrangement on the coffee table
was of ten red roses, a single one
in a bud vase and the remaining
nine clustered in a iow container
on the table, the whole signify-
ing stewardship. Flower arrange-
ments were designed by Mrs. Joe
Rasco and Mrs. Dale Cockrell.
Mrs. Sam Marshall, president
of the WMU. pres.ded at the
coffee service and other officers
of the organization assisted in
se rving the cookies and other com-
The courtesy was one of fellow -
ship among the women of the
church and was attended by more
than 50 women.
The Ladies Aid of Grace Luth-
eran church met at the chruch !
Thursds;- at 7 30 p m The meet-
.r.g opened with a h ■ mn, “What a
Friend We Have in Jesus." and a j
prayer was offered. The pastor j
conducted a topic based on 1
Thess., Chapter 5. verses 12 and
| The m.nutes of the August l
| meeting were read and approved
j and a treasurer s report was given j
! Seven members answered roll call
A new project has been accept -
1 ed by the women to have a
I clothing drive for world relief,
j Mrs. Ralpa Walters is in charge
Used clothing should be brougnt
to the parish education building
j by the next Ladies A.d meeting.
October 9. After that time the
j clothing will be packed and sent
j to world relief.
It was also decided to have a
. church cieart.r.g Oct. 2. at 2 p m
I All women are asked to help. Mrs.
j J. W. West and Mrs. Henry Bage
were appointed to visit the sick !
for the next month.
Adjournment followed with
the Lord's Prayer.
Bxkota Class Has
Tr.e quarterlv supper of the By-
kota class of me First Baptist
church was given Saturday night
at the home of class member. Mrs.
J. A. Philippe*. 4u6 Boyd
A barbeque chicken menu was
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Given Parly on
Bt .:nda Gayle Sptvr, daughter
of Mr and Mrs. Benton Speer,
celebrated her first birthday Mon-
day a ; ji:> at he: home. 723
A W. — u *^y tt iY t i <. • r
refreshment table and favors of
sailboats with lollypops were
given to each guest. The birth-
day cake was a large doll cake,
decorated with roseouds and rut-
Ice cream, orange drink and
var.illa wafers were served to the
following guests: Randy Hairs-
ton. Deborah Speer. Darrell Dyer. J
Laurie Gre-en. Glen and Gary I
Sper.cc. Magdelen Young. Johnr. '
and Donna Debus of Rockdale I
Other guest were Pam Weiser of
Lexington and Winston Hillman 1
Adults attending the party were j
Miss Hartense Ellison. Mesdames
Homer Smith, Carlos Fritz. Len-
ton Speer. Robert C. Hairston, J. j
C. Dyer. Clois Green. Rodney J
Spence. Ollie Young. Howard ■
Debus, George Weiser. A. C Hill-
man and the honoree* grand- !
mother. Mrs. H. B. Ellison.
Opens Reading Club Year
Thanks was offered by
The members and guest* were
Mr-. Bart or. Sutton. Mr.
Jack Well*. Mrs. Louise
M :: z ST.
and two children. M;«<
Council. Mrs. Myrtle
Mrs Pearl Lumk.rs. Mr.
For Junior Music
Saturday afternoon Mary Lou!
Summers w .? hostess to the:
Dominant Seventh junior music j
club, members for their first !
meeting that opened fail aetivi-1
ties of the club.
Mrs. J. H. Baugh, president of I
the Matinee Musical Club, presid- !
ed for the installation of new
officers of the Dominant Seventh :
organization. The officers are \
Ar.nice White; president: Patsy
Menn, vice-president; Etta Ka>
Keebie, secretary; Doris Strieker.1
corresponding secretary; Mary !
Ann Tunnell. treasurer; Mary
Richards, historian: Norma Koch- f
ier. parliamentarian. Mrs. M. N
Shirker is the Counselor of Club, j
F flowing the installation mem-
bers received the new yearbook
that carried out tr.e green and
white club colors in the cover, and j
the pages disclosed interesting |
programs for the year.
With the new president. An-;
rice White, presidios, the meet-!
ir.g was called to order and the •
junior hymn and collect were j
giver.. This w as follow ed by the j
junior piedge. A brief business
session preceded the program.
Patsy Menn was presented in a
p.ano number, “Russian Concerto”
by Rochmaninoff. The hymn of
the month was “This is My Fa-
The hostess served refreshments
JO ANN DOSS
Jo inn Doss and
John Robert Cuff ex
Plan November Rites
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Doss of
Rockdale announce the engage-
ment and approaching marriage
of their daughter. Jo Ann, to Mr
John Robert Caffev. son of Mr.
and Mrs. Ralph Caffev of Sharp.
Mr. Caffev is a graduate of
Sharp high school and is employed
3t Gaither Motor Co. Miss E)oss
is a graduate of Rockdale high
school and the Josephine Hodge
Beauty School of Houston and is
employed at the Cut ‘n’ Curl Hair-
A November 8 wedding is plan-
The home of Mrs. H. D Max-
well was the scene for a reassemb-
ly breakfast of the Thursday
Reading club at 9 30 a.m. Sat-
urday. Co-hostesse? were Mrs.
S. P Peebles Jr. and Mrs. Mary
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Spanish-mulberry and autumn
flowers were arranged in the liv-
ing and dimrtg rooms. The break-
fast table, laid in lacy mats, was
centered with colorful seasonal
trutt and variegated leaves ar-
ranged in a fluted edge, stem-
med milkglass bowl.
During breakfast. Mrs. Maxwell
presented the year books to the
members, who were enthusastic
ovr the programs revealed for
the study ‘‘Great Religions of The
Mrs. T S. Barkley, president, in
her greetings also welcomed new
members Mrs. J. Henrv Johnston
and Mrs. W. F. O’Kelley. Her
club forecast for the year was a
bright one. Mrs. Perry, in giving
the introduction to the year’s
study, stated in her remarks: ‘‘In
this presentation of a few of the
great living religions there will
be no attempt to force the faiths
into ideological compartments
that can be more deceptive than
informative. What is here being
. sought is to show them as their
] followers practice them, with
i enough reference to the contents
of the holy books, the sacred le-
gends ana myth*, and the tradi-^
i tional teachings which lit: behind*
I ihoc practices to maKe tnem in-
telligible and informative.”
New officers of the club are
| Mrs. T. S. Barkley, president;
j Mrs. Laurence Warren, tirst vice-
j president; Mrs. Harold Luckey.
second vice-president; Mrs. R. R
Sugg, recording secetary; Mrs. H.
D. Maxwell, corresponding secre-
tary; Mrs. H. G. Perry, treasurer;
and Miss Irma Dunnington. press
Elect \<>ir Officers
The women of the Presbyterian
church met Tuesday for the regu-
lar business meeting with Mrs.
tial Franklin presiding.
Mrs. Robert Thompson asked
that the clothing for the united
clothing appeal be brought to the
church Thursday evening at the
ime of the family night supper.
The following officers for the
coming year were elected: vice-
president. Mrs. Parris Wheatley;
secretary, Mrs. Don Mercer;
treasurer. Mrs. H. A. Semken;
church extension. Mrs. Wilson
Wertz; stewardship, Mrs. Gordon
D. Marrais; annuity and relief,
Mrs. W Nedbahk.
Mrs. Carol Meyers presented the
rtmon m * * T h <> C* hi* <*•« •» T CSC ••
ing Fellowship.” The meeting
was closed with prayer.
Girl Scout Kick-Off
Set September 27
The Girl Scout kick-off will be
held Saturday, Sept. 27, in the
Girl Scout house at 9:30 a.m., the
registration starting from second
grade Brownies on through to
high school senior scouts.
All high school girls interested
n scouting should come and take
part in the scout plans. Those
who are to register should bring
SI on the date set.
All leaders are expected to be
present and take charge of the
various groups. Light refresh-
ments will be served.
Mrs. Brice Crow is organiza-
New Salem HD Club
Holds Regular Meet
The New Salem HD Club met
in the home of Mrs. Ester Foster
July 23. The rneetin* opened is ill*
the cliib prayer. “Safety Driving”
was the subject of rtudy.
During the business meeting a
silent auction was held. A family-
night meeting which was to be
held Aug. 15 at the Burkhead
home and the ordering of scour-
ing puds were planned.
There were eight members pre-
sent and one visitor. Mrs. Ed Mc-
Guyer. Refreshments were serv-
ed to those present.
The next meeting will be in the
home of Mrs. Burkhead Sept. *25.
at which time the county HD
agent will be present The sub-
ject of the meeting will be
‘‘Selecting and Planting Founda-
tion and Screening Shrubs.” and
winter care of shrubbery. Visitors
\ irginia Mills
Circle Ejects .Wir
The Virginia Mills circle of The
First Baptist church met in the
home of Mrs. Lindy Ward Tuesday
at 9:30 a.m. The circle chairman.
Mrs. J. A. Philippus, brought the
meeting to order. Mrs. J. M Jones
gave the opening prayer. The
The minutes were read and a
treasury report was given. Old
and new business was discussed.
The officers for the new year
were appointed as follows: circle
chairman. Mrs. John Green: en-
listment chairman, Mrs. J. A
Philippus; secretary and treasurer.
Mrs. W. J. Johnson; mission studv,
Mrs. Jerr; Fuquay; Bible study.
Mrs. John Sanders; community
mission. Mrs. A. G. Schwarzer:
program chairman. Mrs. Joe N.
Crocker; stewardship. Mo. R. H.
Fenter: group leaders, Mrs. Lindy
Ward. Mrs. Joe N Crocker and
Mrs. John Sanders.
Mrs. John Green then gave the
last two chapters in the mission
study book "God’s World Plan.”
The meeting was then closed in
prayer, given by Mrs. A. G.
Refreshments of banana nut
cake, coffee and Cokes were
served by the hostess, Mrs. Lindy
Ward, to the following members:
Mesdames A G. Schwarzer, John
Sanders, Jerry Fuguay, J. A.
Philippus. W. J. Johnson. John
Green. Joe N. Crocker and one
visitor. Mrs. J. M. Jones.
Bethany ( lass
The Bethany class of the
Meadowbrook Baptist church met
Monday night in the new educa-
tional building for its monthly
business session. This w as the |
last meeting for the class for the ■
church year and there were 21 i
members present and one visitor.
Mrs. Hollis Holoman presided
and Mrs. Roy Cooper opened with 1
a prayer. The minutes of the last |
meeting were read and approved
and the treasurer’s report given
A short business session followed
and Mrs. Marcus Twitty gave the j
A social hour followed during
which prayer pals were revealed ,
and gifts exchanged. Refresh- j
ments of lime freeze and assorted
cockies were served to the follow-
ing members: Mrs. Roy Cooper, i
Waco: Mesdames Kenneth Malone,
J. C. House. J. R. Lester. Robert j
Orr. Bob Dodson, Leonard Allen. \
Jack Ireland. Grady Cumbie, B j
F. Cook, Charles Hord. Melvin !
Brickey. Fred Bayless, Hollis Hoi- :
oman, Edwin Sandridge. Charles
Martin, S. H. Curlee. E. E. Euter-
moser. Ray Birchtield. Gene Gim-
ble, Hugh Barnett and Marcus
Mrs. Nellie Randle
Honored on 75th
Monday on hei» seventy-fifth
birthday, Mrs. Nellie Randle was
honored at her home with a sur-
prise dinner gi\en by her daugh-
ter, Mrs. Ella McLerran.
Co-hostesses for the covered
dish dinner were members of the
Jasmine Circle of the Supreme
Forest of Woodman Circle. The
menu was fried chicken and
numerous delectable dishes.
The table was laid in cloth of
gold linen damask and napkins
had the name of the celebrant in
gold letters. The center decora-
tion was a bud vase with long
stemmed red roses, the gift of Mrs.
Billie Biehle, new president ot
the Jasmine Circle.
The birthday cake, a lemon
chiffon angclfood, was a gift of
Miss Vonnie Dudley.
Out of town guests for dinner
were Mrs. Willie Gore Morgan
and Mrs. Geneva Myrow, district
Circle manager of Somerville,
and Miss Nellie Hauser of San
Antonio, namesake of Mrs. Ran-
dle. who will spend the winter
In the afternoon the honoree
was showered with gifts and
pictures wen made of the group.
Guests besides the three out of
town visitors were Miss Vonnie
Dudley, Mrs. H. J Stone, Mrs.
Izolea Copeland. Mrs. Alma Crane,
Mrs. Billie Biehle, Mrs. A. R.
Nichols, Mrs. Dee McCoy, Mrs. J.
L. Daniels and Mrs and Mrs. Hal
Honors Mrs. Morgan
Tuesday morning a coffee
honoring Mrs. Louise Morgan was
given by the B> kola class of the
First Baptist church at the home
of Mrs. W. E. Wendland.
A gift was presented to the
honor guest and coffee and cookies
were served tn Mr< J,mr r- Moi
gan, Mrs Marjorie Godeke. Mrs.
Jack Wells, Mrs. Pearl Lumpkins,
Mrs. Barton Sutton and Mrs.
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The morning group of the
Christian Women's Fellowship of
the First Christian church met
in the home of Mrs. Jay Todd at
9:30 a.m. Wednesday, with 12
The devotional “Matter Beyond
Price” was given by Mrs. Pat
Grusendorf. The program on
“Mexico” was presented by Mrs.
Jay Todd, who was assisted by
Mrs. Charlene Miller and Mrs.
The offertory prayer was given
by Mrs. Doris Brewton. After a
short business session, the meet-
ing was closed with the C. W. F.
benediction. Refreshments were
served by the hostess.
Honors Mrs. Krenek
Mrs. Lambert Skubal honored
Mrs. Clarence Krenek with a
blessed event shower at her home
Tuesday. Games were played
and the prize gifts were presented
to the honoree.
Refreshments of pink and blue
cake, cookies and iced punch were
served to the following guests:
The honoree, Mrs. Clarence
Krenek. and Mesdames Gaston
Reed, Arlie McKinnon, E. L.
Brannan, Boyd Davenport. Claude
Spence, Hubert Solomon, Elbert
Brown. Joe Miller. George Chame-
lar. Jimmie Greer, Helen Goebel.
Kenneth Waters and Raymond
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The Virginia Buddin Circle of
the First Baptist church met
Tuesday with Mrs. F. H. Holcomb
when seven members were pre-
The Mission book of study for |
the program was “God's World i
Plan.” Mrs. Gus Goodman was j
presented an ivy plant in recog- |
mtation of her past services as an I
officer. The closing prayer was ;
offered by Mrs H J. Stone.
The hostess served cookies and .
The Rockdale Assembly of the '
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Cooke, W. H. The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 86, No. 36, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 18, 1958, newspaper, September 18, 1958; Rockdale, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth694032/m1/4/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library.