The Archer County News (Archer City, Tex.), Vol. 40, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 4, 1954 Page: 4 of 10
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4. 1954
THE ARCHER COUNTY NEWS
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Everything for “do-it-yourself”
Tallies, score pads, monogrammed cock-
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Most anything you need for gifts
Come by and make your selections for
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By MRS BEN GREMMINGER
The Quarterback Club’s barbe-
cue supper in the K. of C. Hall
| Sunday evening was a great suc-
| cess and provided an enjoyable
Principal speaker of the evening
; was Midwestern University coach,
Mr. Joe Saitta of Wichita Falls.
He was introduced by Coach Mr.
| Pete Irwin.
Those from out of the commun-
t ity attending were Rep Tony Fe-
I noglio, Mr. Tony Saitta, Mr. Paul
Brotherton and Mr. and Mrs. T. C.
I Wickers, all of Wichita Falls, and
Mr. K. Blalock, Mr. and Mrs. B. P.
I Berry and Bethalice and Mrs. Mur-
phy. all of Archer City.
The Windthorst Accordion and
Steel Band provided music for the
dance to close the evening's fes-
Room mothers served refresh-1 MRS. W. J. McMURTRY
| ments of soda pop, ice cream, cook- HOSTESS TO DELPHIANS
ies, fruit and candies to approxi-j -
mately 150 students. ; Mrs. Jeff McMurtry was hostess
—'— i at her home Tuesday to members
A birthday dinner was given in of (he Alpha Archer Delphian So-
honor of Darlene Schneider on her '■ cje(y for a program on “American
10th birthday Sunday in the home Education.”
of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben
The feature attraction in the
party room was the birthday cake
Mrs. Perry Pittman, president,
introduced Mrs. R. O. Andrews as
leader in the absence of Mrs. Joe
Slack. She. in turn, presented the
surrounded by delicious food. Af-; guest speaker, Supt. J. F. Gerron,
ter dinner was served, games were
played and moving pictures were
taken by her mother.
Present were Ester Wolf, Joan
Wachsman, Elizabeth Poirot, Mabel
Schreiber, Virginia Lee Gremmin-
ger, Margie Humpert and Jeanne
Ray Hoffman and the honoree's
sisters, Mary Ann and Donna.
Mr. and Mrs. August Berend and
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Berend and baby,
Melinda, left Monday for Mairon-
thall, Kans., to visit a son, Adam,
and Tom Schreiber. who are help-
ing with the harvest on the Tony
Mrs. Tina Wolf, home from Mid- Baker farm. While in Kansas, the
western over the week-end, visited group will go pheasant hunting,
her folks. Mr. and Mrs. Ted Wolf, They will also attend the wedding
and family. jof the Bakers' son, where Adam
- I will be an attendant in the wed-
Witches on broomsticks, black ding,
cats and goblins gathered under
the yellow moon in the schools in
Windthorst Friday to provide fun
for the younger set in Hallowe’en J
Included in the many events
were individual parties in all the j
rooms of the Windthorst school j
with decorations created by the
students. Attired in Hallowe’en
dress, they enjoyed all sorts of
games and ghost stories.
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Three new farm homes are near-
ing completion and will be occu-
pied soon by Mr. and Mrs. V. Veit-
enheimer and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Cletus Wolf and family and Mr.
and Mrs. Florian Lindeman who meeting
are living on the Berend Bros,
farm. Also a new business estab-
lishment, the “Ball Cafe," had its
formal opening Sunday. Owners
are Mr. and Mrs. Ben Koetter.
who gave a most informative talk
on the subject, “The Growth of
Our Public Schools in Texas.’’
Citing the fact that Texas schools
celebrated their 100th anniversary
January 23, 1954, Supt. Gerron
told of the wonderful progress
made within the past ten years.
He praised the enthusiasm and co-
operation of Texas people as hav-
ing been greatly respdhsible for
Following the discussion on
schools, the leader offered a crys-
tal ball version of atomic energy
in 1964 in industry, medicine and
The hostess served delicious re-
freshments to 15 members, the
speaker and one other guest, Mrs.
J. A. Wilson. During the social
hour, little Miss Sue McMurtry en-
tertained with a medley of piano
The society president, Mrs. Pitt-
man, was named to represent the
organization at the State Federa-
tion of Women’s Clubs at its fall
in Mineral Wells Nov.
j Due to the stress of so many
' other demands on her time, Mrs.
Carlton McKinney was unable to
continue with the organization,
The Horizon Club, * which she so
graciously helped organize last
i But thanks to Miss Vet Robinson,
graduate of Midwestern Univer-
sity, Mrs. McKinney and Mmes.
Coe Ellis and Joe Slack, ardent
promoters of Blue Birds, Camp
Fire and Horizon Club, the Horiz-
on Club again saw the light of day
at a meeting Tuesday night at the
home of Mrs. Ellis.
With Vet as advisor, the en-
thusiastic ’teen-age girls met for
| HORIZON CLUB REJUVENATED J able and anything you would like
done for a paltry sum will go to-
ward the promotion of this ’teen-
age club’s operation.
For services of club members,
call Helen Jane Ellis, Tel. 318J.
H. J. is also publicity chairman.
Constitution and by-laws will be
written by a committee composed
of Mary Slack, Bethalice Berry and
Andrea Burkhart, ably assisted by
the counselor, Miss Robinson, and
the president, Ann.
Members will be hostesses to
their club, in alphabetical order,
each Tuesday evening, 7 o’clock.
Mrs. Ellis served Cokes and
cookies to Polly Cox, Lenn Young,
Bethalice Berry, Andrea Burkhart,
Ann Horany, Frances Ann Harvey,
the reincarnation of the Horizon I Sue Ann Peyton, Penny Roberts,
Club. And delightful were the re-
sults. The officers, Ann Horany
as president, Frances Ann Harvey
as veep, and Mary Slack as secre-
tary-treasurer, unfolded from their
state of ennui and things began
unraveling. Those present decided
that the primary incidental would
be to secure funds to operate. So
was born the almost unique idea
of spending Saturday, Nov. 4, do-
ing errands, baby-sitting, doing
chores, et cetera, for townspeople.
Their prices will be quite reason-
Mary Frances Wilhoit, Gwen Wain-
scott, Mary Slack, Malena Martin
and Helen Jane Ellis.
Remember—let a Horizon Club
girl do a chore for you Saturday,
Nov. 4, for a nominal fee.
Mrs. A. J. Roeger and children,
Lois Ann and Ricky, of Amarillo
spent last week and until Wed-
nesday of this with the lady’s
brother, Chester Crowley, and fam-
ily in this city. Mr. Roeger was on
a business trip to Georgia.
Members of the Windthorst
Mrs. Ermin Berend and young
sons, Melvin and Buddy, and her
sister, Miss Marcella Koetter, were
over today, Thursday, at which
time Mrs. Berend was a pleasant
S0erinDX0nhomr0of 2£ Albert aPPrecia,ed News visit-
Osterman for a meeting Wednes- _0_
d M’rs°Fra2n7k WachsnL, president. . C'a"fn£e ,Hogg'"s' aCf°,TPa^e<!
directed the business session dur 1a"ended Fort
ing which members discussed and , ap F™n ler Da>’s celebration
planned to be hostess at the an- jIast Thursday’
nual County Christmas Party on “
Tuesday, Dec. 14, at 1:30 p. m. [and November.
Mrs. O. Price of Archer City was j Included in the new business
the winner of the country store i for the members’ consideration
food basket given away Oct. 22 by j were the following proposals:
the Archer County Home Demon- [ (1) The presentation to the Home
•stration Council. An announcement Economics Department of Wind-
was made that there are more j thorst High a new Singer sewing
cook books and may be purchased machine to be purchased out of
from any club member. j the present club fund.
Giving the demonstration on i (2) The presentation to Wind-
meat loaf was the agent, Mrs. j thorst High Library of two sub-
Pearla Coffman. The finished pro- j scriptions to the National 4-H Club
duct was served to six members j News.
and a guest, Mrs. Roderick. (3) The purchase of a piano for
Following the program was the the use of Windthorst High stu-
white elephant auction sale. dents in choir and related activi-
The next meeting has been set I ties.
for Nov. 10 at 2 p. m. in the home I__
of Mrs. H. J. Osterman.
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Little Miss Sandra Wolf, daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wolf,
is convalescing splendidly in the
Jacksboro Clinic from a tonsilec-
tomy Iast Thursday morning. It
was expected that the parents may
bring her home Friday.
Miss Beverly Jo Poirot was hon-
ored on the occasion of her 13th
birthday with a surprise dinner
party Sunday at the home of her
parents, Mr .and Mrs. Joe Poirot.
The festive table was decorated
with the beautiful birthday cake
as the central feature.
A delicious fried chicken dinner
was served to the honoree and
Rita Green, Norma Jean Grem-
minger, Benita Wolf, Laura Mae
Berend, Mary Katherine Wolf and
the honoree’s parents and three
sisters, Elizabeth, Virginia and
Mrs. Arnold Meurer is in the
Jacksboro Clinic, being treated for
The Accordion Band members
of Windthorst were guests at a
Hallowe’en party in the home of
Laura Mae Berend last Saturday
night. After an evening of games,
they enjoyed cookies and cold
drinks. Barbara Teichman was win-
ner of a pecan guessing game. The
members drew names for their
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The C. Y. O. District meeting
and supper will be Sunday, Nov.
7, in the K. of C. Hall. All mem-
bers are urged \o attend this im-
portant meeting. In charge of
planning the menu are Mrs. Joe
Schroeder, Mrs. August Berend
and Mrs. Ben Gremminger.
Final arrangements are being!
made for the National Council of
Catholic Women deanery meeting
which will be held on Thursday,
Nov. 11. Registration will begin
at 10:30 a. m. In charge of the
planning of the lunch are Mrs. Ted
Wolf, Mrs. C. J. Green and Mrs.
George Humpert. Registration
chairman is Mrs. Jude Schroeder.
Twenty-five senior 4-H Club |
girls met on Oct. 29, 1954, at 31
p. m. in room 1 of the Windthorst |
High School. Betty Jo Veitenhefm-
er opened the meeting with the
customary prayer, pledge and mot-
In the absence of Mrs. Pearls
Coffman, county home demonstra-
tion agent, Betty Jo Veitenheimer,
Bertha Mae Veith and Charlotte
Hoff demonstrated hem-stitching
technique learned at county camp
during the summer. This activity
coincided with the proposed pro-
gram of Mrs. Coffman for October
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The Archer County News (Archer City, Tex.), Vol. 40, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 4, 1954, newspaper, November 4, 1954; Archer City, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth708370/m1/4/: accessed February 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Archer Public Library.