Refugio County Record (Refugio, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 17, Ed. 1 Monday, December 14, 1964 Page: 4 of 4
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REFUGIO COUNTY RECORD, Mon., Dec. 14, 1964 Page 4
Woodsboro in Review
This page is devoted to a review of the activities in,
around, and effecting Woodsboro. It is designed to afford
readers of The Record a general islea of what is happening
Given at School
Woodsboro. — Service awards
were presented at the annual ban-
quet of the Classroom Teachers
Association of Woodsboro, Monday
evening, December 7, in the school
cafeteria. The affair was in the
form of a covered-dish supper.
Twenty-year service pins were
presented to Mrs. Louise Hargrove,
High School Principal E. A. Mey-
er, and Superintendent W. A.
Receiving a 15-year service pin
was Frank W. Hartman, president
of the School Board.
Ten-year service pins went to
Bobby Flanagan and Charles
Slucher, teachers; Mrs. Faye De-
Wald, secretary of Elementary
School; Mrs. MayDell Carleton,
Mrs. Elsie Schubert, and Mrs.
Laura Williams, cafeteria employ-
ees; and W. F. Abney, vice-presi-
dent of the School Board.
Roy Hayes, Miss Emma Olliff,
and Mrs. Lettie Limbocker, teach-
ers; and Ambrocio Gonzales, aux-
iliary employee, received their
five-year service pins.
A Christmas motif was used for
the Classroom Teachers Associa-
tion's annual public relations din-
ner Monday evening, December
Following the presentation of
service pins to employees of dis-
trict and to school board members,
Mrs. Boyce Wimberly related in-
teresting facts of her career as a
public school teacher. Mrs. Wim-
berly, who celebrated her 82nd
birthday on September 11, is now
a substitute teacher in the system
She began teaching in the local
system in 1952.
M.E. Tuttle Is Elected
Fire Department Chief
Woodsboro. — Officers for 1965
■were elected at the regular meet-
ing of the Woodsboro Fire Depart-
ment Monday, December 7. The
new officers will take office Janu-
ary 4, 1965.
M. E. Tuttle was elected Chief;
David Martinez, Assistant Chief;
Vicente Vela, Captain No. 1; Fred
Deases, Lieutenant No. 1; L. R.
Home for Holidays
Woodsboro. — Barry Beuershau-
sen was home during the Thanks-
giving holidays from SWTSC, San
Marcos, visiting his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Fritz Beuershausen.
Other Thanksgiving Day visitors
with the Beuershausens were their
daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Joe Pat Nance and sons, Kevin
and Brian, of Portland.
Saturday nite guests of the
Beuershausens were her brother
and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Ernest Jones, of Fulton.
Miss L. Naylor
Woodsboro.—Miss Linda Naylor
was honored with a bridal tea and
shower in the home of Mrs. A. C.
Koontz, Saturday, November 28.
Hostesses were Mrs. W. F. Ab-
ney, Mrs. Edward Mason, Sr.,
Mrs. Z. T. Jordan, Mrs. Harry
Cummins, Sr., Mrs. W. C. Pfeil,
Mrs. A. W. Bruchmiller, Mrs. B.
G. Oefinger, Mrs. R. J. Hintz, and
The serving table was laid with
a white linen cutwork hand-em-
broidered cloth. Centering the ta-
Woodsboro.—Miss Cookie Barber
of Refugio, bride-elect of Richard
Dorn, was honoree at a Miscellan-
eous Bridal shower Monday nite,
November 30, in the fellowship
hall of Christ United Church.
Hostesses were Mrs. Harry Boe-
ing, Mrs. G. A. Steindorf, Mrs. O.
D. Bell, Mrs. Milton Boenig, Mrs,
Kenneth Boenig, Mrs. G. R.
Rodenberg, Mrs. Ora Voges, Mrs.
Albin Sommer, Mrs. H. W. Schultz,
and Mrs. Arno Boenig.
The honoree, her mother, Mrs.
M. F. Barber, and Mrs. C. C.
Dorn each wore a corsage of white
The serving table was laid with
a beige lace cloth over yellow.
Centering the table was an ar-
rangement of white daisies and
white and yellow chrysanthemums.
Another arrangement of white
daisies was on the register table.
Miss Trena Hilliard of Refugio
presided at the register.
Coffee was poured by Miss Jo
Ann Atkinson of Refugio. Serving
the cake was Miss Terry Shiffman.
The white cake was decorated vith
white and yellow flowers and green
leaves of spun sugar. It was en-
circled with a beige net ruffle.
Miss L. Barber
Weds R. Dorn
Woodsboro. — Richard Conrad
Dorn and Miss Lily Jewel Barber
were united in marriage at Christ
Church in a candlelight service at
6:30 p.m. Saturday, December 5.
The pastor, Rev. Carl L. Hille,
Richard Dorn is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Conrad Dorn; and Miss
Lily Barber is the daughter of
Mrs. M. F. Barber of Refugio.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Dorn were
best man and matron of honor,
A reception was held in the soc-
ial room of the church following
the marriage service.
Family Nite Supper
Woodsboro.—A Family Nite Sup-
per was held at the Presbyterian
Church Sunday, December 6, with
approximately 40 persons attend-
Following the supper, the Rev.
Ralph Madison, Jr., pastor of the
church, presented a film strip on
“Work and Worship of the Church”.
Mrs. D. W. Campbell left Tues-
day afternoon, December 8 for
Pensacola, Florida to visit during
the winter months with her daugh-
ter, Mrs. W. D. McMillan, and
ble was an arrangement of white
and yellow chrysanthemums in a
stemmed crystal bowl. Other ar-
rangements were at vantage points.
Corsages of white and yellow
chrysanthemums were worn by the
members of the houseparty.
Receiving the guests were Miss
Naylor, her mother, Mrs. V. R.
Naylor, and Mrs. Koontz.
The white cake, decorated in
yellow and surrounded by a light
brown ruffle, was served by Mrs.
Dennis Dowling and Mrs. Jimmy
West. Coffee and tea were poured
by Miss Lucille Koontz and Mrs.
Presiding at the register were
Miss Judy Oefinger and Mrs. Ray
El Campo.—Mr. and Mrs. Ed
Freil were honored on their Gold-
en Wedding Anniversary Sunday,
November 29. The affair was host-
ed by their six daughters and one
son, who were all present for the
celebration. Mrs. Freil is a sister
of Ruben Henkhaus of Woodsboro.
Approximately 300 persons at-
tended the luncheon. In the after-
noon, a reception was also well at-
Attending from Woodsboro were
Mr. and Mrs. Ruben Henkhaus,
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schubert, and
Mrs. Arthur Henkhaus.
Woodsboro.—Mrs. Bill Smith (nee
Mary Alice Tucker) was honored
with a Miscellaneous Shower and
Tea Saturday afternoon, Decem-
ber 5, in the fellowship hall of the
First Baptist Church.
Hostesses were Mrs. J. B. Wil-
son, Mrs. T. W. Stauss, Mrs. Rich-
ard Borden, Mrs. T. D. Tuttle, Mrs.
Curtis Dotson, Mrs. Jay Dee Dip-
pel, Mrs. E. F. Homer, Mrs. W.
P. Crumpton, Mrs. W. A. Reeves,
Mrs. W. H. Borden, Mrs. E. H.
Telge, Mrs. Martha Niemann, Mrs.
M. K. Gillespie, and Mrs. E. F.
The serving table was laid with
white net over avocado green. Cen-
tering the table was a large frost-
ed candle on a footed milk glass
plate. In front of the candle was
a miniature bride and groom, Eng-
lish ivy, lily of the valley, and
yellow roses were entwined around
the candle. On either side of this
arrangement were small White
candles in flat milk glass holders.
Receiving the guests with the
honoree were her mother, Mrs. H.
F. Tucker, her mother-in-law, Mrs.
Hugh T. Smith, and Mrs. Wilson.
White chrysanthemum corsages
were worn by those in the receiv-
ing line and those serving.
The white cake was decorated
with spun sugar yellow roses, sur-
rounded by yellow net. The cake
was served by Miss Judy Dotson.
Pouring the orange colored punch
and coffee was Miss Eunice Pitt-
Guests were registered by Mrs.
Richard Borden, at a table cover-
ed with white net over green. A
milk glass vase of yellow roses
and lily of the valley was on the
Gifts were displayed on tables
covered with avocado green cloths.
M. K. Gillespies
Woodsboro. — Recent guests in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. K.
Gillespie and with other relatives
were Mrs. Alma Teague who was
here for three weeks, Mrs. E. W.
Phillips who was here a week,
and Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Teague
and children, Connie, Becky, and
Cindy, and Kent Gillespie, all of
They were here to attend the
wedding of Richard Dorn.
They all left Sunday, December
Riemenschneider, Captain No. 2;
Frank Elizalde, Lieutenant No. 2;
Eddie Doubrava, president; R. H.
Niemann, vice-president; T. J.
Herron, secretary-treasurer; and
F. A. Schultz, chaplain.
Other members of the Fire De-
partment include James Baugh, A.
R. Billings, Oliver Crain, Jay Dee
Dippel, Louis Escamilla, Phillip
Korff, Allen Perez, James Pfeil, L.
A. Riemenschneider, Bud Schaef-
er, Sam Luna Tobar, Jake Tyler,
Boyd Wilson, Daryle Wilson, and
Fred Wiginton. ^
'Honorary Firemen are Emil
Schubert and R. J. Henkhaus.
Stays at Parents'
Woodsboro.—Mrs. Larry South-
ernwood of Houston is staying here
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H.
J. Niemann, until after New Years.
Her husband was here during the
week end to see his new son. He
returned to Houston Sunday, De-
Planned at School
Woodsboro. — The Student Coun-
cil will be in charge of the school
Assembly Program Friday, De-
cember 11, and the Glee Club will
have charge of the December 18
The time is from 11:20 a.m. to
For Mrs. Smith
Woodsboro. — Funeral services
were held at Memory Gardens
Cemetery, in Victoria, Wednesday,
December 9, 1964 for Mrs. Char-
lotte Smith, 90, of Woodsboro.
Mrs. Smith died at 4 p.m. Mon-
day, December 7, 1964, in a coun-
ty hospital, after a short illness.
She had lived in Woodsboro for
about a year, coming here from
She is survived by three sons,
Henry, of Texarkana, Arksansas,
Nelson, of Houston, and T. W., of
Lufkin; one daughter, Mrs. C. P.
Ledford of Woodsboro; nine grand-
children; and 10 great-grand child-
Toland Funeral Home was in
charge of arrangements.
W. A. Wrights Host
Relatives at Home
ner guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
Wright were their children and
their families, Mr. and Mrs. Troy
Hall and children of Poteet, Mr.
and Mrs. Glen Coker and son of
Portland, and Mr. and Mrs. Ber-
nard Wright and children of San
In the afternoon, Mr. and Mrs.
J. C. Wright and family of Bee-
ville came over for a visit with
the W. A. Wrights and the others
of the Wright family.
Argos Enjoy Visit
Woodsboro.—Mr. and Mrs. W. S.
Argo and their son, Billy Wayne,
and Miss Violet Kirkcaldy of Cor-
pus Christi left for Basil, Louisiana
Friday afternoon, November 27,
where they visited Mrs. Argo’s sis-
ter and family, Mr. and Mrs. L.
E. Hutson, Mr. and Mrs. Windsor
Stockwell and children, Mike and
Billy, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Put-
nam and daughters, Glynn Ellen
and Betty Jo, and Mrs. Gerald
Ag”illard and son, Clint.
They returned home Sunday nite,
Woodsboro. — The Woodsboro
Junior High School Music Depart-
ment will present a Christmas pro-
gram Thursday, December 17, at
7 p.m., in the high school audi-
The public is cordially invited
to hear the 216 students of the
band and vocal classes in an hour
program of Christmas songs and
carols from different countriess.
There will be no admission
charge to this program.
Woodsboro. — Mrs. Vava Butler
underwent surgery Monday, De-
cember 7, in Refugio Hospital.
Mrs. Butler is in “serious con-
dition,” according to the report
by her daughter, Mrs. M. S.
Of A. Niemann
Sinton.—August Niemann of Sin-
ton died Tuesday, December 1,
1964, at his home, after a short
Burial was in Lockhart Thurs-
day, December 3.
Attending the funeral from
Woodsboro were his sister, Mrs.
Otto Goetzel; his brothers, Louis
Niemann, Otto Niemann, and
Charlie Niemann; and his neph-
ews and their wives, Mr. and Mrs.
B. J. Niemann and Mr. and Mrs.
H. J. Niemann.
Course at School
To Be in Summer
guests in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Otto Lamprecht were their
daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs.
R. D. Shelton and children, of Vic-
toria; their son and daughter-in-
law, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Lamp-
recht, of Portland; and Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Lamprecht and fam-
In the afternoon, Mrs. R. L.
Chaddock, Mrs. Johnny Harrison,
and Mrs. Chester Harrison and ba-
by came in to visit and have cof-
fee with the Lamprechts and their
Mrs. A. Cowell
Returns to Home
Woodsboro.—Mrs. Altha Cowell
returned home November 20 after
a two weeks’ trip to visit rela-
She went to Fort Worth Novem-
ber 7 where she visited her sis-
ters, Mrs. Frances Richerdson and
Mrs. Mamie Klutts. The three then
went to Guthrie, Oklahoma to
visit about a week with their moth-
er, Mrs. Dora Staggs.
Dies in Arizona
Somerton, Arizona. — Beal W.
Billingsley, 51, died suddenly at
his home here, Thursday, Decem-
ber 3, 1984.
Funeral services were held Mon-
day, December 7, in Somerton.
Billingsley grew to manhood in
Woodsboro, Texas, and attended
school at the Bonnie View School.
He was a nephew of Mrs. W.
M. Dodson of Woodsboro, Texas,
and a brother of Mrs. Boh Klare
of Refugio, Texas.
Woodsboro. — Arriving Wednes-
day, November 25 for the Thanks-
giving holidays with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Blaschke, Sr.,
were Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Blas-
chke and family of Austin.
Other Thanksgiving dinner guests
of the Edgar Blaschkes were Mr.
and Mrs. Eddie Staples and fam-
ily and Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Blas-
chke, Jr. and children.
Sunday guests in the Blaschke
home were her sisters, Mr. and
Mrs. W. S. Gass of Corpus Chris-
ti and Mrs. M. E. Naylor of Aran-
Mrs. Duve Recuperates
From Her Recent Illness
Woodsboro. — Mrs. Emma Duve
is recuperating from her recent
illness in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. A. J. Hoelzel.
Mrs. Duve entered Refugio Hos-
pital November 24, and returned
home December 4.
Mrs. Hoelzel said Mrs. Duve is
“feeling much better.”
Tucker Baby Is Taken
To Victoria Hospital
Karnes City. — Dale Edward
Tucker, son of Mr. and Mrs. H.
D. Tucker, was taken to a hos-
pital in Victoria Saturday nite,
Dale Edward is a very sick baby,
Mrs. H. F. Tucker of Woodsboro,
his grandmother, reported.
On December 13
Woodsboro. — Woodsboro schools
will be dismissed for the Christ-
mas holidays at 3:30 p.m. Friday,
December 18, according to W. A.
School will resume Monday, Jan-
uary 4, 1965, he said.
Mrs. D. W. Campbell
Visits Corpus Christi
Woodsboro.—Mrs. D. W. Camp-
bell accompanied Mrs. Mary Fer-
guson of San Antonio to Corpus
Christi to visit Mrs. Campbell’s
sister, Mrs. Isabelle Randall, and
Mr. and Mrs. Kemp Adams, from
Wednesday, November 25 to Sun-
day, November 29.
While there, they went to Nueva
Laredo, Mexico on a day’s trip.
Woodsboro. — Driver education,
which has traditionally been offer-
ed during the school year, will be
scheduled during the summer
months only. This change will be-
come effective during 1955.
The classes will be open to
Woodsboro High School students
who will have reached their 14th
birthday on or before July 15. Cost
of the program will be borne by
the district and no tuition will be
charged. However the driving tests
H. J. Niemanns
Woodsboro.—A son was bom to
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Southernwood
at 12:29 a.m. Friday, December
4, 1964, in Spohn Hospital, Corpus
The Southernwoods live in Hous-
Jeffrey Wayne weighed seven
pounds, 15% ounces at birth.
Kay, his sister, is 21 months old.
'Mr. and Mrs. II. J. Niemann of
Woodsboro are the maternal grand-
parents. Paternal grandparents
are Mr. and Mrs. Joe Southern-
wood of Corpus Christi.
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Woodsboro.—An eight pound, five
ounce daughter was born to Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Henry Niemann
of Karnes City at 8:42 a.m. Sun-
day, December 6, 1964, in Refugio
Betty Jean was bom on her sis-
ter, Carol’s, third birthday.
Others on hand to greet Betty
Jean were her grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. R. E. Harrington and Mr.
and Mrs. H. J. Niemann, all of
and their costs will be the respon-
sibility of the parent and student.
Students will register for the
course on May 28 at 3:45 p.m.
Textbooks will be issued at this
time. Classes, which are scheduled
to begin on June 1, and continue
through June 18, will meet daily
from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. Off-
street driving will be taught to se-
lected groups of students at hour
intervals during the day. Street
and highway driving will begin on
June 21 for selected groups. It
will continue until each student
has logged a minimum of 6 hours
of behind the wheel driving.
Interested students are urged to
plan their summer activities to
avoid conflicts with the dates in-
dicated. Parents and students are
invited to bring their questions
to the school office.
Glen Peavy, who has been DE
teacher, will be occupied in the
physical education department,
primarily, during the regular
school year. He and Charles Blu-
cher will probably teach the sum-
mer DE program.
TSTA to Hear
Official at Meet
15, a meeting of superintendents
of TSTA of District 12 will be held
in Victoria at Junior College.
The group will hear a represen-
tative discuss the “Economic Op-
portunity Act” (anti-poverty bill)*
The speaker will be Dr. R. L. Wil-
liams from the Dallas office of the
United States Department of La-
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