The Archer County News (Archer City, Tex.), Vol. 46, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 31, 1960 Page: 3 of 6
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Organizational Meeting Held By
Women’s Division, County C of C
An organizational meeting of
the Women’s Division of the
Archer County Chamber of Com-
merce was held Monday evening,
7:30 o’clock in the Lions Club.
Speaker for the evening was
Ralph Duncan, of Abilene, area
director of West Texas Chamber
of Commerce. J. K. Johnson,
president of the local C of C
presided at the meeting and Man-
ager R. A. Killian recorded the
Mrs. Hazel Whitaker was
named temporary chairman of
tion and By-laws, elect the r„
manent officers and directors,
and to formulate plans for the
conducting of business and for
the membership drive.
Much enthusian; was shown
at the meeting. Women's activity
in Chamber of Commerce work
is just beginning, as shown by
the fact that in 1954 only 31 such
organizations were operating in
the United States.
Present for the Monday night
meeting were Mesdames Z. T.
Burkett, Andy Scarbrough, B.
Area Club Women
To Reorganize 8
Districts into 14
THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 1980
the Women’s group. Mrs. O. M. B. Parks. Elo& Sury, *C^
Wylie will serve as temporary Ellis, Hazel Whitaker, Hood
Williams, John W. Unger. 0. M.
Wylie and Miss Zella Mae Groves.
All these were delegated by
Mrs. Whitaker to act as an or
The general purpose of the
organization is to create a
common meeting ground for all
the women of Archer County.
. v°u«' major areas of activity
will include community beautifi-j Mrs. Joe Shelton made a trip
cation, education, recreation, and !to Dallas last week to visit her
health. All activities coming j sister-in-law, Miss Minnie Shelton
under the heading of women’s who is confined to the Gaston
of Commerce. cently fell at the home of a friend
A meeting will be called in,anc) seriousIy fractured her hip.
the near future to complete the I She is reported to be doing as
organization, adopt a Constitu-1 well as can be expected.
Club women from 14 counties
in this area will gather in Mem
phis Tuesday, April 12, for Prog-
ress Day, the day chosen by the
Texas Federation of Women’s
Clubs to re-organize districts
throughout the state. On this
date the eight Federated Club
districts of the state will be re-
placed by 14 new' districts.
The meeting in Memphis will
be held at the Memphis Country
Club beginning at 10 a. m. Mrs.
D. L. Kinard of Memphis, gen-
eral chairman, stated.
An organizational meeting, a
name will be chosen for this
_ area’s new' district, and officers
■- j elected. A luncheon will be fea-
tured at the noon hour. Tickets
arc $2.00 each and reservations
should be sent to Mrs. Kinard
before April 8.
The new district will be com-
posed of 72 Federated clubs in
the counties of Archer, Clay,
Wichita. Baylor. Wilbarger,
Knox, Foard. Hardeman, King.
Cottle, Childress, Dickens, Mot-
ley and Hall.
Assisting the general chair-
CANCER WITH A
1 CANCER II
Lieut. A. E. Wilson Selected For
Regular Air Force Commission
First Lieutenant Albert H.
Wilson, son of Mr and Mrs.
Douglas Wilson, Archer City,
has been selected to receive a
regular commission in the U. S.
Air Force. Formerly a reserve of-
ficer. he is a C-124 Globemaster
pilot assigned to the 50th Air
Transport Squadron (ATS),
Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.
The 50th ATS, a unit of the
Military Air Transport Service—
the nation's only strategic airlift
force—flies transport routes
throughout the Pacific and Far
A graduate of Archer City
High School, Lieutenant Wilson
from North Texas State College
received a degree in chemistry
He has been in the Air Force
five years. Hickam Air Force
Ease is his first overseas assign-
Married to the former Leora
Callahan of Bastrop, Tex., they
have four children, Ann, 4; Doug-
las, 2; Kevin and Kim, both 1.
This Space Compliments of Dave Perdue
Candidate For Mayor _
of the AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY?
Catholic Men Set
Sunday, Apr. 2 As
The annual Day ox Ex collection
jfor men, sponsored by the Wind-,
| thorst Knights of Columbus will j
I b3 held Sunday, April 2. Right - — -- -----
Reverend Abbot Michael Lensing j guests, the first year Blue Birds.
O S B. of Subiaco, Ark., will be The tea, from 3:30 to 4:40. was
Rctreatmaster for the day. ; held in the home of Mrs. Carlton
The day will begin at the 8 ^1<-Kinney. mother of Claudia,
a. m. Mass followed by breakfast
Birds Host Tea
For New Group
The Sparkling Blue Birds car-
ried out the Easter motif in dec-
orations Tuesday afternoon for
a tea in honor of their little
man with arrangments for the
meeting is a Counselor’s commit-
tee composed of five members
from over the area. They in-
clude Mrs. Grover Johnson of
Wichita Falls, Mrs. John Car-
michael of Vernon, Mrs. Phillip
Carpenter of Burkburnet, Mrs.
Morris Higley of Childress. Mrs.
Ray Shirley of Crowell and Mrs.
T. J. Richards Jr., of Paducah.
All clubs in the district are
urged to present a candidate for
one of the offices to be filled.
Full information for submitting
candidates may be secured by
contacting Mrs. Kinard or any
member of the Counselor’s com-
A nominating committee will
be elected at the opening meet-
ing and all candidates names
should be endorsed by their
respective clubs and ready to
be presented to this committee
for their consideration, Mrs.
Kinard pointed out. After the
luncheon, election of officers
will take place. The meeting
will adjourn by 2:30 p. m.
“Memphis is expecting you and
extends to every club woman in
the district a most cordial wel-
come to attend this very im-
portant meeting,” Mrs. Kinard
“Make plans now to join with
other Federated Club women
throughout the state in making
Progress Day a successful event
by attending your district meet
ing,” Mrs. Kinard concluded.
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• DESERT BEIGE
I in the K of C Hall served by the
Catholic Daughters of America.
Two disscussions will be held in
At 1:30 in the afternoon Abbot
Michael will show movies and
give a report on his trip to Rome
and the Holy Land. Everyone is
invited to this part of the pro-
gram which will be followed by
Benediction 0f the Blessed Sacre-
Catholic Activity Chairman
Rev., Cyril Lange, General Pro-
gram Chairman Ben Schroeder,
and Grand Knight Louis Schroe-
der will be in charge of the day’s
At last Thursday night’s meet-
ing of the K of C. Louis Schroe-
der and Ben Schroeder were
named delegates, and Henry
Roewe and Henry Ostermann al-
termann alternates to the State
Convention to be held in Austin
May 2, 3, and 4.
The council also voted to do-
one of the Sparkling members.
At the tea the guest incoming
Blue Birds, totaling 13, were
formed into a new group who
soon will become active mem-
Centerpiece for the tea table,
covered with pale pink brocade
cloth, was a large pink bird cage
with miniature birds and fresh
spring flower arrangements. Pink
candles completed the decor.
Mrs. J. B. Maag, assistant Blue
Bird leader, poured punch.
Mrs. J. p. Eckstine, group or-
ganization chairman was presen i
to organize the new group as
was Mrs. Jo Dombroski, Wichita
Falls, who told an interesting
story about the work the new
Blue Birds will be doing. Also
present were Mrs Arch Roberts
and Mrs. H. R. Adams, sponsor.
Mrs. Ray Gross and Mrs. Betty
Jordan will be the new leaders
for next year.
Mothers who were guests along
with their new Blue Bird .daugh-
ters were Mrs. O. L. Ha’good
and Debbie, Mrs. Clarence Han-
"hLt0 nThl'ff SCfh^11ibrtfy’ ana ueDDie. Mrs. Clarence Han-
f. Christopher nah and Gloria June Mr. ^
T. Columbus as written by his son Jordon and Susan Mrs 7Vin unr
The senior class of Archer in 1513 and now published by 1 v' ? **or-
Oty High began preparations the Rutgers University Press. ' Fannie ^Ug ^lBeI1
for their forthcoming graduation mu . .. and Kandace, Mrs. Eugene Thom-
- they selected formal an- on™* * meet,ng wlU ** April *s and Nancy, Mrs. Bill Holder
and Karen. Present without their
-- mothers were Sharon Bailey,
The word “mushing,” which Deborah Petit and Darlene
nouncements at a recent meet-
ing. The face of the announce-
ment will feature a “Wildcat” ! ,luc wura musmn«' wnten ueoura
the school’s athletic symbol. *1 ref?rs ,toJtrav’eling over the snow) Cathey-
Also chosen was the class *‘h S]edge dogs’ “ an Engllsh During an entertainment in-
motto, “We build the ladder by ehthC FY*)!\Ch terIude claudia McKinney sang
hich we rise”. y ^ , „( et ,us march). Early several songs and her sister
, . ench Canadian woodsmen used Carla assisted. The young guest
Class flower is the rose, and the command in the sense of the group was taken out to the Mc-
colors are powder blue and sil- belies its nature. This handsome Kinney girls’ lovely doll house
’ English "giddap.” to see its scale model interior
and to be shown that it operates
exactly like an adult size home.
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Bardwell, Beatrice G. The Archer County News (Archer City, Tex.), Vol. 46, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 31, 1960, newspaper, March 31, 1960; Archer City, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth709422/m1/3/: accessed June 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Archer Public Library.