The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 81, No. 21, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 11, 1953 Page: 2 of 18
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2—ROCKDALE (Tex.) REPORTER
Juno 11. 1953'
Peeples-Lindholm Mrs. Oldham, SoCICty
Marriage Vows J. H. Fischer
Read F riday Pledge V ows
Clubs - Local Briefs
Miss Irma Dunnington. Society Editor — Telephone 5926
Mr. nnd Mrs. Charlie Rartlett performed by Rev Byron Welch
and so it, Paul of Uvalde, were!ut the paraonage ol the First
here this week visiting relatives
Want to look lovelier? Wear
In n simple and lovely wedding
Fridav morning at 10.00 o'clock
Miss Ora Leo Peoples was united in
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The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. lx>n M. Peoples of Mi-.
Inno, and the bridegroom the son
ol Mi and Mi^ T l.indholm of
The single ring ceremony was
performed in the home of the
bride’s parents bv the Rev. F. T.;
Sager, pastor of Peace Lutheran
In a double ring ceremony at 6
p m. Saturday. Mr Joyce Oldham,
4045 Green Grove Drive, became
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The bnde is the daughter of
Mrs. R J. Flake of Rockdale, and
the late Mr. Flake The groom
is the son ol Charles J. Fischer
For the ceremony, performed
by Dr. W. Oliver Harrison in the
First Christian Church, the altar
was banked with palms and floor
baskets of white gladiolus and
[Site <>/ Sunday
The improvised altar, before the) pink daisies. Pyramid candelabra
fireplace in the living room, was (held pink tapers. Rop, rs Haver-
formed by a background of green- stein provided organ music and ae-
on which accented the all-white
urn arrangements of ivory gladio-
lus and shasto daisies.
For hei wedding the bride wore
n dress of nqun lace, the open neck
bodice fashioned with a stand-up
collar of sell toned linen. Cutis of
the brief sleeves and trim on the
gracefully designed skirt were also
of the linen. Her white hat sprink-
led with irridescent sequins, was
veil draped. White gloves, patent
slippers and bag completed the en-
semble. She wore
Following the ceremony, which
was attended by the immediate
family, a number of close friends
w “re in\ ited for an informal recep-
tion. The dining table, covered
with cloth of lace, held a center
arrangement of white gladiolus
The wedding cake, a lovely con-
fection embossed in white rosebuds
with delicate green foliage, was
companicd Mrs. James 11. Presley,
The bride wore a waltz length
dress of pink chiffon over taffeta.
The bodice was embroidered with
a flower motif
sequins. She wore
and carried a whitt Bible toppl'd
wit a green orchid and cascades of
stephnnotis and lerbia. Mrs. E. H
Behrns, matron ol honor, wore a
The home of Mr and Mrs. J. M.
Coffee was the scene ol the Fellow-
ship meeting ol the Baptist young
poop* and intermediates last
Sunday night after church.
The grout) gathered in the
breczeway and played several
lively games including "This is
my nose”, ‘‘Shouting Proverbs",
and a number ol the group ware
initiated into the "Sugar Club”.
The group then Joined in singing
of saned choruses and old favor-
Refreshments of sandwiches, cup
i ake • and punch, with picklbs,
potato chips and nuts were served
. to twenty-four guests. The meet-
°f 1 1,1" H',u s £jnt ' ing closed with tin* tunning ol
>re a matching lint kc •*j,'nendahip Circle”, singing
"Blest Be the Tie" and a prayer
The Baptist Youth Fellowship
meets after church each Sunday
, , night and a cordial invitation is
dress of white nylon organdy over, u , d t all unR peopk> lo
aqua taffeta and carried a cascade
cot sage or bouquet of pink glamcllias, Eugene
F. Fischer served as his brother’s
best man. Ushers were Homer Rog-
ers,Jr., and John E. McMillen. . _ , ,
Immediately following the cere-j //f>//O/ .S LeUltCVS
mony a reception was held at the 1
home ol the groom’s sister, Mrs.
P. A. Sublett, li>30 Vaky. The lace
covered table was centered with
an arrangement of pink gladiolus,
stock and carnations. Pink tapers
burned in silver candelabra at
Girl Seoul Hoard
It ith Banquet
The Rockdale Girl Scout Board
of Directors were hosts of an ap-
preciation Dinner honoring troop
1( aders Thursday night at the
either side Hie three tiered wed-j Cameron Country Club. Anange-
f1 .!iU , i nr tlI th, hnme ' ' dl"K cako was hipped with a mm- merits for the party were made by
further decorated the home „r the hrirle's hnumiet r-.. I uZ ^am,* ai
The bride, after graduating from
Milano high school attended Lon
Meeting. Social ai
inline of the bride’s bouquet.
Mrs. T. E. Newman and Mrs.
Harold A. McKinney served at the
bride's table. Others in the house
party were Miss Suzanne Hages
and Miss Tommie Koehn,
For a wedding trip to New Or-
leans, Mrs. Fischer chose a navy
blue dress with white accessories.
She wore an orchid corsage.
After June 15th the couple will
be at home in Houston. Those who
went from Rockdale for the wed-
ding were Mrs. R. J. Flake. Mrs.
Lois Pearl Brov.n, Mrs. C. U. Cates,
Swafford, and Mrs. Class,ve Young
of Bay City.
The Magnifiers Class of the
Baptist Sunday School held their
regular monthly business meeting
and social on Tuesday night at the
home of the teacher, Mrs, O. F. ! itillv Tom McDaniel, Dr.
Mrs. Evelyn Walker, president,
presided during the business ses-
sion when reports were given by
class officers and other business
Following the business the meet-
ing gave way to a game period
with Mrs Hilda Coffee, Fallow-
ship vice-piesideut in charge, and
several appropriate games were
The hostess served cold drinks,
cookies, open face sandwiches,
nuts and mints to fourteen mem-
Morris College at Jacksonville,
later going to Austin whgre she
completed a course at Nixon-Clay
Business College. For some time
she has held a position in the Tex-
as Highway Department at Austin
Mr. Lindholm is associated with
the Stelfox Company at Austin and
on their return from a trip to San
Antonio the couple will continue
to make Austin their home.
SWANSDOWN INSTANT—Chocolate or Yellow
CAKE MIX, box ............... 33c
TEA, V^-lb. .................29c
HUNT'S OR DEL MONTE
FRUIT COCKTAIL, No. 2Vi can 33c
SALMON, tall can ............ 39c
VIENNA SAUSAGE, 2 cans .... 33c
POTTED MEAT, 3 cans......... 23c
SALAD DRESSING, pint....... 31c
BLACKEYE PEAS, 2 No. 300 cans 25c
2 cans- 19c
TOILET TISSUE, 4 rolls......... 35c
WAX PAPER, roll.............. 25c
CLOROX, quart .........15c
HUNT'S GOLDEN CREAM STYLE
CORN, 2 No. 300 cans 33c
(We Reeerve the Right to Limit Quantities)
19 Food Store
Co- Presidents Mr. and Mrs. Ai
Guelder, assisted by Mrs. George
A centerpiece of pink carnations
decorated the long banquet table.
After dinner, the group stayed
to play cards and dance.
Attending were Mr. and Mrs. AI
Goehlor, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Goley,
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Mehaffev, Mr.
and Mrs. L. M. Marvin, Mrs.
George Bredt, Mr. and Mrs. James
S Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee
Bounds, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Gem-
mer, Mr. and Mrs. M. N. Strieker,
Mi and Mrs. L. L. Lowe, Mr. and
Mis Charlie Tunnell and Mr. and
Mrs. C. VV. Moehring.
Church W. M. S.
The Woman's Missionary Society
of Peace Lutheran Church met
Wednesday of this week in regular
Mrs. August Skopek offered the
devotional and the topic, "Our
hope to advance the Kingdom,"
was presented by Mrs. Ruth
There were thirty-five members,
including two new ones, and a vis-
itor in attendance.
During the business session Mrs.
Louis Kraatz told oT the work of
Hie Workers Institute at Scguin.
Announcement was made that the
church will celebrate 1he 70th an-
niversary of the Lutheran Church
here with a covered dish supper
on the evening of June 24.
Birthday songs honored Miss
Margaret Wenzel, Mrs. Herbert
Menu. Mrs. Rose Kolia and Mrs.
Get Your Latest
Delivered early every
morning in Rockdale
and on Highway 77
from Minerva. Call Zoe
Bartlett at 3651 or
write Box 61. Minerva.
At Morning Coffee
A morning coffee with Mrs.
W. H. Camp, Jr., and Mrs. Harold
1 tuckey as hostesses, Saturday,
w as the outstanding social event
of the past week. Scene of the
"Coffee" was the ranch home of
Mrs. Camp. The guest list includ-
ed n number of out of town friends.
Floral decorations for the pleas-
ingly informal occasion were plan-
ned to place emphasis on shades
of yellow which blended in art-
istic harmony with the home inter-
ior. Members of the house-party
wore yellow carnation corsages,
gifts from the hostesses.
Arrangements of gladiolus and
carnations in the chosen color, to-
gether with golden centered shastn
daisies were in the long living
room where the hostesses greeted
Of special interest was the cof-
fee table in dining room, which
featured a cover of white in cut-
work design and an unusually at-
tractive centerpiece of light yellow
daisies combined with lovely clust-
ers of California yarro in a deep-
er shade of yellow. Nestled in the
arrangement were fluffs of French
tulle in the same color. Alternating
at the silver service and serving
accompanying dainties were Mrs.
T. B. Ryan and Mrs. H. G. Perry.
The screened patio where lce-
c of fee was served proved a popu-
lar place to linger for chats ainid
a profusion of daisies, and where
the guests had full view of the
out door surroundings. Serving in
here were Mrs. S. B. Peebles, Mrs.
James Lanning, Mrs. Fred Bethea
and Mrs. Billy Mitchell. Other
members of house party assisting
the hostesses were, Mrs. C. E.
Prewitt, Mrs. M. M. Camp, Mrs.
S. S. Thorp and Mrs. Ike Camp.
Hostesses for the social hour
were Mrs. H. L. Menn, Mrs. Lena
Richter and Mrs. Les Rolan.
Open House Sunday
Marks 50th Wedding
In celebration of their 50th wed-
ding anniversary Mr. and Mrs.
R. M. Mason are holding open-
house on Sunday afternoon
Friends are extended a cordial
The known volume of oil un-
derground today is more than a
"Cove of Outlaws"
—COMEDY 8c CARTOON—
Sun.-Mon., June 14-J5—
Joan Crawford and
Jack Pa la nee
Tues.-Wed., June 16-17—
—Each Family - 50c—
“At Sword Point"
Cornel Wilde and
Matino* Evary Day 2:00 p. m.
Thins. Fri., June 11-12
Humphrey Bogart and
Special Added Attraction:
Saturday, June IS
"INVADERS FROM MARS"
Helena Carter - Arthur Franz
"Nyaka and tha Tlforman"
Sun.-Mon., June 14-15
THE GIRL NEXT DOOR"
June Haver - Dan Dailey
aloe Lata Nawi
Tuesday, June 16
BIG BARGAIN NIGHT
in their NEW Hit
Wed.-Thurs., June 17-12
"I LOVE MELVIN"
Donald O’Connor and
Thurs., June 11, Last Night
Mickey Rooney and
Fri.-Sat., June 12-13
John Derek - Mona Freeman
First Run Showing
Sun.-Mon., June 14-15
"NEVER WAVE AT A
Rosalind Russell and
First Run Showing
Tuesday, June 16
$1.00 a Car Night
Jane Wvman in her
Academy Award Winning
'THE BLUE VEIL"
Wed.-Thura., June 17-18
"DOWN AMONG THE
First Run Showing
About Paopla You Know
Want to look lovelier? Wear!
Mr. and Mrs. J. Boswell Newton
j und son Jimmie returned this
————————- j week from a stay of two months
. .. , ,, v isiting with Cupt. and Mrs. F. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Isaacs Henmngton | NPwton m France, and touring
v 1,11 »ntei in, Luhf., and Mrs. i interesting pine..*s on the European
Annie Lamb are visiting tins week I
m the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gor- I
Mrs. Arthur A. Mathis und two!don Mason and other relatives. , Miss Sarah Adams, a recent gra-
; hildrcr. haw ‘yw* h«*r! Shirley William:: ha.: rc dilute of Rockdale hieh school,
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Mans, turned to her home und is recup- left Sunday via Eastern Air-Line i
Mr. and Mrs Hugh Kstell, of eruting nicely following un uppen- j for extended visit to her bro-
Louisiann visited Mrs. R. Estell dectomy in St. Edward’s Hospital, ther-in-law and sister, Cnpt and
Cameron, last week. J Mrs. B. D. Brown in San Juan,
»» > n, „ _ ... , Puerto, Rico.
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Allen have i
Lingerie bv Luxite. Helen’s Shop, j Rone to Scguin to reside. Mr. AI- Born. Tuesday, June 2, 1953. to
.. ’ .... . Jlen has accepted a position with Mr. and Mrs. Richard Swanson at
Mi and Mis. t tto Stci °t the Seguin Welding and Machine St Edward’s Hospital, Cameron,
Dallas spent several days here this | Shop. Texas, an 8 lb. 5 oz. baby boy,
?!L J t ! n For the .row*. Boy-Short! ?•>» been named Don,,!i
Mr on,I Mik. W. S. Arms oil , sl,irts ,U9 Helen's1 Jmm?, M„':s Swanson is tho lor-
Austin visited Mr and Mrs. J. 1.. c. mer Miss Myrtle Raw
Wallis at the weekend. '
1 Miss Rolivn Carlyle returned I Miss Nettie Turner, with her
from Temple where she has been'niece and husband, Mr. and Mrs.
a patient at Scott and White Hos- Sam Gregory, of San Antonio, left
| pital for the past five weeks, und i Saturday fur a trip to Canada, Ni-
Mrs I cnat'ri Krupz and children ! ‘s reported to be recuperating nice- J agra Falls, New York and Wash-
CarolynInd BrJ<! o’ AiisVir. ”"e a« ber homo. I Inglon. D. C. Included in their
spending five week with her. Word has been received here) s*kbtseeing will be points ot in-
mother, Mrs. P. H. McCawley. [that Wayne Strelsky, son of Mr. |,cies' a'or*l' the route.
Mr* W II Gilbert and daueh- i ?nd Mrs. Henry Strelsky, Jr., who I j^rs Louis Kraatz spent last
Mis. w. it. vj'inert ana ctaugn ls uboard the ship USS Stockham, wtHu, ;n seeuin attending the
ter. Valerie, of Austin, spent the: h b *, t p ^ K in, ®£*uin * V
week end with Mr. and Mrs. Tom | £mrd^^ to I etty Offim , Lutheran s Church Workers In-
Robertson. | iimu v-iuss. , stitute in which she completed a
| Grady Williams has concluded a course. She went as a repre-
Helen Beard and Helen Bailey ten days leave visiting with his'j sentative from the Woman’s Mis-
left for Austin Sunday, where] motHbr, Mrs. Emmett Williamsi sionary Federation.
and returned to Ft. Belvoyr, Vu.,
where he is in the Personnel Divi-
sion of the Army.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Mullendore
Lingerie by Luxite. Helen’s Shop.
Mrs A. Sid Allen has returned
from a visit to Mr and Mrs. Lyn-
wood Anderson in Baytown.
they entered Durham’s Business
Mrs. H. A. Todd, who underwent
surgery in the John Sealy Hospit-
al at Galveston is back home and
Mr. and Mrs. W. Wilbanks of
Cleburne visited the past week
vvik her sister, Mrs. E. T. Kemp
and the three, while here, made a
trip to San Antonio for a visit with
Mrs. A O. Sarvis.
and daughter, Judy, visited last
week end in San Antonio where
they visited in the home of Mrs.
Mullendore's sister, Mr. and Mrs.
Fred DeArmond and also attended
the sixteen hour television show
for cerebral palsy. Judy remained
in San Antoino for a longer visit
with her aunt and uncle.
Miss Agnes Marie Strelsky, re-
cently graduating from Rockdale
high school, and who is with tho
Austin National Bank in Austin,
spent the weekend with her par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Mason
have returned from a wedding
trip to the coast. Mr. Mason and
Mrs. Lillie Cnffey were married
on Saturday, May 30, in a ceremony
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