The Archer County News (Archer City, Tex.), Vol. 61, No. 33, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 17, 1978 Page: 6 of 8

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Womens Club
Hold Meeting
The United Methodist
Women of Arcner City met
recently in the home of Dor-
ris Youngblood.
After opening the meeting
with a prayer, a trip to Dal-
las to visit the Methodist
Seminary and retirement
centers sponsored by the
United Methodist Church
was shared with the group.
Ten women visited the Per-
kins Seminary Chapel, read
the letters and diaries of
John Wesley, and toured the
retirement and nursing
Joanna Gellner reported
that the cookbook is ready
for the publisher. This mis-
sion project's proceeds will
be sent to the Wesley Foun-
dation at Midwestern State
Special guests at the meet-
ing were Fran Lobpries of
Archer City. Mabel Johnson
and Jonnie Harris of Wichita
Falls, and Joyce Spratt of
Ms. Johnson, Harris, and
Spratt helped the local unit
plan for the district meeting
of the United Methodist
Women to be held in Archer
City on October 28.
Before the meeting closed,
Debbie Crutcher led a study
on the Letters of Paul and
members were urged to pre-
pare for the sharing program
to be held at the next
R.M. Ledbetter, Olney,
Cathy Frerich. Scotland,
surgical OB.
Pauline Owen. Archer City,
Victor Gonzales. Wind-
thorst, medical.
Eugene Denney. Holliday,
Karen Pennartz, Wind-
thorst. medical.
Haskel Roberts. Archer
Citv. surgical.
Jerry Hazelwood, Joey
Wells, Ruthie Morris, Cathy
Frerich and baby. Pauline
Owen, Karen Pennartz.
Thomas Schreiber, Jr.
Mrs. Willie Sissoms of
Holliday and Mr. and Mrs.
Mike Oliver of Electra vaca-
tioned last week in southern
New Mexico. While there
they toured Carlsbad Ca-
verns and other historic
Father Cletus Post Honored At Farewell Party
PI Lai
Rev. Father Cletus Post,
O.S.B., was honored at a
farewell ice cream party
Saturday by St. Mary's
Parish in Windthorst.
The get together was given
to show the parish’s appre-
ciation for all Father Cletus
has done for them in the 16
years he has been pastor of
St. Mary’s. He has recently
been reassigned to St.
Peter's Parish in Lindsay.
Andy Roewe was the main
speaker at the party. He
stated that Father Getus is a
human being just like every-
one else, the only difference
being his vocation is a little
bit different.
Holliday FHA
To Hold
Tea Friday
The officers of the Holliday
Future Homemakers of
America (FHA) Chapter will
hold a tea Friday (tomorrow)
in the Homemaking room of
the school.
The purpose of the tea is to
welcome all new members of
the organization. The hours
are between 2 and 3:30 p.m.
by Mrs. Frank Wachsmann
June. July and August
have been very busy and
important months for Mr.
and Mrs. Ben T. Schroeder.
It was during these months
that all their children and
families visited them. Their
children are brother Leonard
from Subiaco. Ark., Sister
Marietta from Kansas City,
Mo., Sisters Stephanie and
Regina from Springfield,
Mo., sister Barbara from
Little Rock, Ark.. Mr. and
Mrs. Bob Lehmann. Michael
and Michele from St. Louis,
Mo.. Mr. and Mrs. George
Schroeder, Cynthia. Julie
and George Jr. from Leo-
minster. Mass., Mr. and
Mrs. Bernard Schroeder.
Kristy. David and Eric from
Shawnee Mission, Kansas,
and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond
Schroeder. Greg and Lisa
from Kansas City, Mo.
Elmer, their eldest son, lives
in Windthorst.
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Utt of
Farmers Branch are the
proud parents of their first
child, a daughter, born July
4. She is Diana Louise and
weighed 6 lbs. 13 ozs. Her
grandmother is Mrs. Katie
Mr. and Mrs. Jerome
Ostermann spent the week-
end in Lewisville visiting
with Mr. and Mrs. Don
Brown and family. They
brought their two grand-
daughters Connie and Mon-
ica home with them to spend
a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Vincent
Koetter of Bowie announce
the birth of their first child.
Christopher Mark. He was
born August 11 and weighed
8 lbs. 14 ozs. Grand parents
are Mr. and Mrs. Clyde
Morbitzer of Fort Worth and
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Koetter.
Great grandmothers are
Mrs. Nora Burns and Mrs.
Catherine Morbitzer of Fort
Worth and Mrs. Mary
Koetter of Windthorst.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Wachsmann spent Thursday
and Friday in Rising Star
visiting with Mr. and Mrs.
Gene Gann, formerly of
Archer City.
Glayds Koetter recently
returned from a two week
trip to the Scandinavian
countries of Denmark, Swe-
den and Norway. This tour
was sponsored by about IS
different teacher’s organiza-
The tour included visits to
many churches, palaces,
castles, museums and parks.
The country was beautiful
and green with flowers
blooming everywhere. Ex-
cept for the first three days
of 60 degrees and rain, the
weather was real nice, get-
ting up into the 80’s every
Lucky winners at the
surprise party Sunday were
Mrs. Frances Veitenheimer,
Albert Veitenheimer and
George Conrady.
He also reminded the
parish that since Father
Cletus has been in Wind-
thorst, the church has been
remodeled and painted
twice, stain glass windows
have been added, and a new
grade school, a parish hall,
and a school pavilion has
been built.
Later in the program,
Father Cletus was presented
with a pen set from the stu-
dent body of Windthorst, a
plaque from the Windthorst
Parish Council on behalf of
the whole parish, and a
plaque from the Windthorst
Federal Credit Union which
he was instrumental in
Father Cletus was also
honored at a farewell ice
cream party at the Scotland
KC Hall last Tuesday night.
The program was led by
Grand Knight, Richard
Krahl, along with the resi-
dents of all the parish
organizations as well as the
Parish Council.
He was presented with a
plaque, a desk set, and
several other gifts from the
Farewell speeches were
given by Mrs. William
Schlabs. president of the
Catholic Women’s Club,
Mrs. Joe Hoffman, presi-
dent of the altar society,
Mrs. Laurence Schlabs,
president of the NCCW, and
Robert Krahl representing
the church committee.
Father Getus will replace
Father Damian Wewers as
pastor of St. Peter's this
week. He has been pastor of
St. Mary's and St. Boniface
of Scotland since June 1962.
The first child he baptized in
Windthorst was Gary Wolf
and the first couple he
married was Mr. and Mrs.
Bernard Scheffe.
He went to Subiaco
Academy, Subiaco College
and the Abbey Seminary
before being ordained on
June 3, 1939. He also
served Sacred Heart Church
in Muenster, and taught at
Laneri High School in Fort
Replacing him at St.
Mary's will be Father
Bartholomew Landwermeyer.
Father Bartholomew also
studied at Subiaco and
Subiaco College and Semi-
nary before being ordained
to the priesthood May 26,
He served as a teacher and
librarian at Subiaco and
assistant pastor of St.
Mary’s Fort Worth, and
Holy Redeemer Church,
Clarksville, Ark., before
assignment to St. Joseph's,
Rhineland, and Santa Rosa,
Knox City. He will also be
taking over the responsibil-
ities of St. Boniface,
Sporting Events Are An Experience As Exciting As Being There!
Movies Are Seen The Way They Were Meant To Be Seen!
Pong And Other Video Games Are More Exiting Than Ever!
Can Be Used With Video Tape Playback Equipment!
"A Thief li The Night” SS"”"
“A Thief in the Night”, a
new color film, will be
shown at First Baptist
Church, Archer City, on
Sunday. August 20 at 7:00
"A Thief in the Night" is a
mighty motion picture about
Bible prophecy. It shows
what can happen when
Jesus Christ returns. This
exciting story centers around
Patty, an average girl caught
up in living for the present,
with little concern about the
future. What happens when
this thinking finally catches
up-^uh her ptoxvies an
action packed, unforgettable
The fast moving pace in-
cludes a young man con-
fronted by a deadly Asian
cobra, a young girl's daring
escape from jail, and a take-
over by ‘‘The lmperium”
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that regards all, who are not
properly identified, as ene-
mies of the system.
Filmed on location in Iowa,
this picture portrays with
devastating reality the Bib-
lical prediction, "There will
be no place to hide.” One
does not merely view this
film, he experiences it.
Every thinking person will
seriously consider its im-
"A Thief in the Night" was
given the "Best Film of the
Year" award by the National
Evangelical Ftlm Foundation
of Valley Forge. Pennsyl-
vania. The lead actress,
Miss Patty Dunning, was
given the "Outstanding
Female Actress" award at
the same time.
The film has been produced
by Mark IV Pictures, Inc., of
Des Moines, Iowa.
Gloria Klaras, Center Coor-
dinator for the Archer Ser-
vice Center. Edee Busche
and Jimmy Barrells, bus
driver, attended a workshop
at Vernon Jr. College spon-
sored by the Governor’s
Committee on Aging and the
North Texas Area Agency on
The workshop was on
transportation for the elderly
and planned to assist
communities in planning
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vices for elderly citizens.
The workshop was con-
ducted by Mr. Bob Girard,
state director for the Senior
Texas Employment Program
and Consultant to the Gov-
ernor’s Committee on Aging
in the area of transportation
for the elderly.
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