The Archer County News (Archer City, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 3, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 10, 1952 Page: 4 of 8
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FIRE BELLES ELECT
OFFICERS FOR 1952
The Fire Belles, auxiliary to the
Volunteer Fire Department, elect-
ed Mrs. Artie Nelson for presi-
dent at their regular meeting cn
Monday evening at the home of
Mrs. Bobby Jones.
Other officers chosen to serve
during 1952 were Mrs. John Lin-
scott, vice-president; Mrs. Perry
Young, secretary, and Mns. Brian
Crowley, treasurer. The newly
elected president appointed Mrs.
c. C. Conner, parliamentarian;
Mrs. Chester Crowley, historian;
Mrs. A. W. Jansen, fire prevention
chairman, and Mrs. John Robin-
Following the business meeting. I
the members played games of ca-|
nasta and high sc. re prize was
awarded Mrs. A. W. Jansen. The;
h.stese served a delicious refresh-J
ment plate to the eight members;
Sam Baker, wbc- has been in
the hospital several days is now-
spending a few- days recuperating
at the home of hi* sister, Mrs. Ed
Maag in the north side of the
Sgt and Mr*. Leo Elmore and
daug.-.ter, Christine, of San An-
tonio, spent from Friday to Tues-
day with the gent's home folk, the
Ira Elmores, in thi* city.
RECENT BRIDE HONOREE
AT BRIDAL SHOWER
Mrs. Roy L. Starnes, who Was
Miss Frances Norman before her
recent marriage, was named hon-
oree for a miscellaneous shower
given by members of the T. E. L.
Sunday School Class of the First
Baptist Church. The lovely party
was given at the home of Mrs.
W. C. Sutherland, Sr., on Tues-
The party rooms were beauti-
fully decorated with poticd plants,
English ivy and tiny silver wed-
ding bells. Central decoration on
the refreshment table was a tinted
photograph of the honoree, who
was unable to be present; having
joined her husband to establish
residence at Camp Hood where he
is stationed with the Army.
Mrs. C. A. Lewis presided a*
the silver service placed at the
extremity of the refreshment ta-
ble that was laid with a cloth of
hand-made chocheted lace. Assist-
ing in the dining room were Mrs.
Buss Lewis and Mrs. John Robin-
son. Mrs. John R. Norman, moth-
er of the bride, opened the many
kvely gifts of linen, crystal, etc.
Mrs. Chas. Wakefield secured
signatures for the bride’s book, as
follows: Mesdames L. H. Tarr,
Bob Barbcur, Tom Pendergrass,
Guy Baggett, Jce Fields, C. E.
Tarr, G. Y. Martin, Sam Harris,
Russell Peters, W. C. Thomas,
A. Tanner, L. C. Herron, Robert
Copeland, Jack Meredith, J. C.
Strawn, Sr., Alice Knipe, Herman
Lewis. New-t Lewis, Hugh Akin,
Car] Vestal and those named above
in the house party.
The G. A.'s met at the church
Monday. January 7, for their reg-
ular meeting. 'We began by sing-
ing the G. A. song, “We’ve a Story
to Tell.'' Nancy Moore led in
prayer. Roll call was answered by
saying the watchword. The min--
u:es were read and approved. Ten
Christmas cards were sent in De-
cember for our community mis-
sions. A written quiz of ye* or no
questions was taken by each girl
present The program consisted
of Bible verses and stories. , As
each girl gave her part, gf:e held
a lighted candle in her hand. The
meaning to a list of words were
dkcussed. Mrs. Moore read us t
prayer of an African girl. The
group repeated this prayer as the
Those present were Dell Wheel-
er, Mary Helen Loudamy, Patty
Williams, Mary Ann L j n d s e y ,
Tommye Jane Mullis, Nancy
Moore, Toni Scarbrough, Jeanine
Ballcwe, Martha Hodge, Patsy
O’Pry, Sandra Porter, l.na Adams,
Gayle Bobbett, Lillie Ruth Vestal,
one visitor, Carolyn Wheeler, and
Mrs. Moore, our counselor.
Mrs. Lee Clifton was removed
home Tuesday convalescing nicely
after hospitalization eince Friday
in a Wichita Falls hospital.
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THE ARCHER COUNTY NEWS
THURSDAY, JANUARY 10, 1952
FHA NEWS j parliamentarian had to be elected. J The group decided to learn the
-- ! Freda Lowack. our present one, is J p>HA Creed for their next project
_ l The local chapter of the FHA moving to Holliday Ccnn. Eus-jThey Mng ^ pHA M(,
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IMEGARGEL COUPLE HONOREDj
1 ON 69th ANNIVERSARY
Hilton of this city, were named
honor guests on Sunday afternocn
for an open house celebrating their
60th wedding anniversary. The
home of tfceir granddaughter, Mrs.
B. H. Fichte of Megargel. was
the scene c-f the porty when ap-
proximately 80 guests called to
greet the pioneer cc-uple.
Mr. and Mn=. Spradlin were
married in ‘Woodruff County, Ark-
near Augusta. They came to Texas
58 years ago and settled near
Hillsboro in Hill County where
they engaged in farming. In De-
cember 1909, they moved to Ar-
cher County, establishing a home
two miles north of where the town
of Megargel was soon afterward
H meeting was called to order'at Seym:.” was given by Celle; then adjourned,
by President Celie Slack. A new Slack and Glenna Campbell.
OW WE HAVE
The ONE COAT WALL PAINT • Made with OIL
After farming for many years,
Mr. Spradlin became tax assessor
for the Megargel School District.
The Spradliiv are charter mem-
bers of the First Methodist Church
at Megargel where for a number
of years he served as superinten-
dent of the Sunday school and she
served as a teacher.
They are the parents of tw
children, E. Spradlin of H llidav
and Mrs. T. L. Hilton, Archer
City; eight grandchildren and nine
Assisting Mrs. Fichte with h s
tess duties were Mrs. Hilton anr
Mrs. E. Spradlin, daughter and
daughter-in-law of the honored
couple, and "-randdaughters, Mrs.
A. R. Kirkpatrick of Kamay. Mrs.
Lowell Hilton and Mrs. T. L. Hil-
ten, Jr., of Olney. Guests were
registered by great granddaugh-
ters, Miss Karen Kirkpatrick and'
Miss Marilyn Fichte. Out-of-town j
guests were registered from Lub-'
bock, Cresacm, Archer City, Holli-1
day, Olney and Wot over.
LOTTIE MOON CIRCLE
The Lottie Moon Circle met at
the ohuroh Monday at 3 p. m
Opening son,“Living for Jesus,’’
wats led by Mrs. L. C. Herron, Sr.
Mrs. W. C. Sutherland brought 'he
devotional. The mission study les-
son was taught by Mrs. Perry
Pittman fre-m the second chapter
of the book, Torchbearers in Ho-
nan, telling the life of Mrs. David
Wells Herring, mother and mis-
sionary to China, 1907-1927. In the
absence of the chairman. Mrs. Joe
Fudge, Mr:. J. A. Vestal presided
over the business meeting which
closed with a season c-f prayers.
Those pgfqfftt besides those
mentioned above were Mmes.
Ohas. Abercrombie, Bert Light
BiEe Lewis and Jim Jones.
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The Archer County News (Archer City, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 3, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 10, 1952, newspaper, January 10, 1952; Archer City, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth709261/m1/4/: accessed February 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Archer Public Library.