The El Reno American (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 61, No. 28, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 5, 1955 Page: 3 of 12
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By MRS JOHN C. BUSCHt \
Ivlr. and Mrs. Henry Mciwec,
Piedmont, are parents of a son,
boin at 4:30 a.m. Thursday, April
28. He weighed eight pounds, six
oum.es and has been named Har-
old Gene Meiwes. Mrs. Meiwes
and the finant were dismissed
Born Thursday, April 28, a son
weighing eight pounds, one ounce,
to Mr. and Mrs. Jerry H. Brown,
El Reno, at 5:59 p.m. They have
named the infant Gary Moyer
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Lodes, Ok-
arche, are parents of a son born
at 5:15 a.m. Saturday, April 30,
He weighed seven pounds, five
ounces and has been named Tim-
• my Ray Lodes.
Mrs. Jack Boling, El Reno, sur-
gical was admitted April 25 and
remains a patient.
Mrs. Thomas Johnson, Waton-
ga, medical, admitted Auril 2d
and was dismissed April 2o.
Mrs. William Dannchl, Piedmont
was a surgical patient April 27
Mrs. Edna Laws, Broken Arrow,
medical, admitted April 27 and
was dismissed April 29.
Mr. John Creed, El Reno, sur-
gical, admitted last Thursday and
remains a patient
Mrs. William Novak, El Reno,
was a medical patient April 29
Miss Connie Kelly, Blackwell,
medical, was admitted April 30.
She is a daughter of Mrs. William
Miss Patricia Hempfling, Perry,
surgical, was admitted April 30,
and remains a patient.
Patients recently dismissed were
Thomas Coit, El Reno, surgical,
April 27; Curtis Langham and
Jerry Langham, sons of Mr. and
Mrs. Curtis Langham, Calumet,
surgical, April 27; Mrs. Robert
Higdon, El Reno and her infant
son, John Robert, born April 22,
were dismissed April 28; Edward
Bell, Yukon, surgical, April 28;
Larry Tolle, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Mearl Tolle, Geary, April 29.
Attend 6th District VFW Meet
The Sixth District Encampment
of the Veterans of Foreign Wars
and the Ladies Auxiliary was held
at Lawton, on April 30 and May
1. Commander Aneel Hoebing
represented the Post and Ida
Ahlefeld led the delegation of
ladies, including past department
president Don Elda Moeller, Artie
Moeller, Auxiliary Treasurer, Bes-
sie Standard, Lois Hoebing, Auxili-
ary Senior Vice-Presi. Ida Ahle-
feld was named District Banner
Bearer for the ensuing year. New-
ly elected Post officers for the
district were installed by Depart-
ment Senior Vice - Commander
Raymond Rust and the Ladies
Auxiliary officers were installed
by past department president Don
Has Sunday Dinner Guests
Mrs. H. W. Schroeder had as
her Sunday dinner guests Mrs.
John Stiles and son Robert, of
Oklahoma City, Mr. and Mrs. Mar-
tin Schroeder and children San-
dra and Jerry, of Kingfisher, and
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Schroeder
and Mr. and Mrs. Dick Zum-
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Rein, of
Chicago, were guests Thursday
of his brother and sister-in-law.
Mr. and Mrs. B. K. Rein and
Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Pete Ahlefeld and their dau-
ghter, Mrs. Dale Kauffman and
Deborah, were Mr. and Mrs. R.
M. Kauffman of Ft. Worth, Tex.,
and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Todd
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Schroeder
and family of Holdenville were
Sunday dinner guests of his par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Schroeder
and visited Mrs. Schroeders aunt,
Mrs. Ann Keller and Miss Mary
Kay Siler, daughter of Mrs. Sch-
Mr. and Mrs. Dick ZumMallen
and Mrs. H. V. Schroeder were
guests Friday evening of Mr. and
Mrs. Herman Schroeder.
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Morris, went
to Tulsa, Tuesday afternoon,
where they attended the Rankers
convention. While there they were
guests in the home of their son-
in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
Bill Schaefer and children.
Guests of Eastern Star
Mrs. Burt Standard and Mrs.
Henry Moeller will be guests of
the Makita Order of the Eastern
Star, at their annual Friendship
Night, on Wednesday, May 4th.
Wedding Anniversary Observed
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Grummer,
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Beecher, Mr.
and Mrs. Bill Beecher and fami-
ly and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Kir-
sch and son, Dennis, of King-
fisher, went to Oklahoma City,
Sunday afternoon where they were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Donald
Grummer, who were observing
their 10th wedding anniversary.
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Beecher and
family were guests for the eve-
Mrs. Moeller to Install Officers
Mrs. William Moeller and Mrs.
Henry Moeller spent the day
Thursday, visiting friends at Ada
and that evening Mrs. Henry Mo-
eller will install the officers for
the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veter-
ans of Foreign Wars. A joint in-
stallation will be conducted im-
mediately following the banquet.
On Friday evening Mrs. Moeller
will install the officers of the
Shawnee Auxiliary at a joint in-
stallation, to be held at their club
house in Shawnee.
Mrs. John Stiles and son Robert,
returned Monday evening to their
home at Oklahoma City, after
spending the weekend in the home
of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Her-
man Schroeder, and visiting other
relatives here. Mrs. John Stiles
accompanied his wife and son
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Rund and
family spent Sunday at Sapulpa,
where they visited Mrs. Rund's
sister Mrs. Jim Sarver and Mr.
Sarver and children.
Mrs. Etta Voss returned Mon-
day night at Weston, Mo., after
spending the weekend in her home
here. Mrs. Voss has been residing
at Weston, the past few months
to care for her mother, Mrs.
Christ Berntsen, who is ill.
Okarche Teen-Town Organized
Several meetings have been held
the past two weeks to organize
the Okarche Teen-Town, which is
being sponsored by the VFW
Auxiliary. The first meeting of
Okarche Teen-Town will be held
Saturday night, May 7, at 8 p.m.
in the VFW clubhouse, where all
meetings will be held. All parents
of teenagers are sponsors, and
their entrance fee is $2. This S2
fee must be paid Saturday night.
7, 10M, at the VFW hall.
Parents* fee must be paid before
teenager can be admitted as a
Charter member. Parents are
sponsors and must participate in
Teen-Town activities. Parent
sponsors for May 14, 1955 will be
notified in advance and must be
present or make arrangements
with some one to take their place.
Adult officers and councilmen
are: W. W. Burgess, president;
Mrs. Bill Moeller, vice-pres.; Geo.
Schroeder, secretary; Mrs. Milton
Schroeder. treasurer; and council-
men are; Mrs. Ernest Jung, north-
west of Okarche; Bud Schroeder,
Southwest; Mrs. Willard Duffy.
Northeast, and Rudolf Meyer,
Southeast. Mr. Arnold Pritchard
is Counselor. Teenage officers—
Ray Duffy, mayor; Don Fickes.
vice-mayor; Loretta Schroeder.
Secy-Treas.; Councilmen — Patty
Duffy. T. C. Schweitzer, Don
Stangl. and Sam Schweitzer, Po-
lice. At a recent meeting of the
Okarche Lions club the group de-
cided to assist the VFW in spon-
soring the Teen-Town project.
Holy Trinity School News
The Sextet of Holy Trinity con-
sisting of Barbara Naberhaus.j
Marilyn Coffey, Carolyn Naber-!
haus, Mary Rother, Maxine Halko
and Laurice Wiewel. participated
in a musical contest at St. Gre-
gory's college, Shawnee, Sunday j
afternoon. The contest was open
to high school students from over
the state. The Holy Trinity girls
were awarded first place in the
ensemble group and received the
first place. They received a large
beautiful trophy. Maxine Halko
also received a first division of
rating which merited 97 percent
out of a possible 100, on a vocal
solo. David Crawford received a
second rating of 92 percent on a
Teacher Attends Convention
Sister M. Eleanor, who heads
the music department at Holy
Trinity, is leaving this weekend to
attend the National Catholic Mu-
sic Educators’ convention from
May 1 to May 4 in Louisville, Ky.
May Crowning to be Sunday
The annual May Crowning will
be held at Holy Trinity Sunday,
May 1. Kathleen Beuttner is
May Queen and will crown the
Blessed Mother in the Holy Trin-
ity church after the procession at
7:30 p.m. Her attendants are the
12 Seniors girls who will carry
Colonial bouquets and present
them at the Blessed Mother's
shrine. The senior boys will carry
candles while the Junior boys and
girls will stand as guards of honor.
with Love !
Last Minute Shipment of
S8.95 to $14.95
A fine assortment of dress and cas-
ual styles . . . cool, washable nylons
. . . cottons , . . sheers. Two groups
with values from $8.95 to $ 19.90—
reduced to just—
$6.90 and $8.90
DUSTERS—in cotton or nylon—
$2.98 to $4.49
WE HAVE HER SIZE:
Juniors ......... ........... 7-15
Half-Sizes............ 12>/fc . 26^
for Mother's Day
The Chic Shop
210 S. Rock Island Ausie E. Sawyer
DON'T BE A SILLY GOOSE—That's the advice of Patsy, the
ducking, who takes her pedestrian safety cue from mistress Betty
Ann Goble. There’s never any vacation from the constant alertness
you must practice when crossing the street Be like Betty Ann and
Patsy—cross only WITH THE LIGHT—and ONLY AT WALKS.
The boys of the grade school will
participate in the “Living Rosary”
and the entire student body will
form the procession. Lynda Vor-
derlandwehr is crown bearer and
Lawrence Kraus and Patrick
Teague are train bearers.
Holy Trinity are Regional Champs
The Holy Trinity baseball team
was proclaimed Division Regional
Champions when they defeated
St. Joseph’s of Enid, on Sunday
on their home diamond by a score
of 4 to 3. A unique play took
place at the fifth inning when St.
Joe’s had three men on bases and
no outs. One of St. Joe’s players
hit a ball to the left field and
George Halko caught it. George
threw the ball to Norbcrt Grellner,
pitcher, and Norbert in turn threw
the ball to Norbert Hoehner on
first, and he threw it to home
base. Finally a goose chase start-
ed between second and third.
Three outs were made on the
one play. Holy Trinity must now
play the Champions of another
district before the finals at Tulsa.
Mrs. Moeller is 4-H Judge
Mrs. Henry Moeller, member of
the Community Service committee
of the VFW Auxiliary served as
judge for the Junior Girls’ demon-
stration of the Canadian county
4-H clubs Saturday, April 23. the
annual Achievement Day. Mrs.
Moeller also served as judge on
Wednesday, April 27, for the 4-H
club Model Meeting Contest of the
clubs in Canadian county.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Todd, of
Kingfisher and Mr. and Mrs. Ed
Engler, were guests Sunday of
Mr. and Mrs. Pete Ahlefeld.
Lutheran Ladies Have Meeting
^ The Ladies Aid Society of the
St. John's Lutheran church held a
regular sewing meeting Wednes-
day afternoon, April 20, in the
parish hall. The afternoon spent
at quilting followed by a social
hour with a Bible quiz, and group
singing. Mrs. C. W. Englehardt,
was a visitor. Refreshments were
served by the committee. Mrs.
Albert Schroeder, Mrs. William
Kremeier and Mrs. Herman Sch-
roeder. The group met again
April 27, for another quilting ses-
Mr. and Mrs. Max Loosen of
Eneino, Calif., came Tuesday for
a few days visit with his mother.
Mrs. E. C. Loosen and his sister.
Mrs. B. K. Rein and Mr. Rein
and their daughters. Enroute they
visited Mrs. Loosen’s father. Mr.
Robert Osborn, at Altus, the past
Mr. and Mrs. John Baustert and
their son-in-law and daughter. Mr.
and Mrs. Gene Endres, returned
Monday from Lake Charles, La.
where they visited the past week
with their daughter and sister
Mrs. Dave Davenport and Mr.
Davenport and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schroeder
and Miss Della Wilkenson, of Ok-
lahoma City, were guests Sunday
afternoon of Mr. and Mrs. Bill
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Busche and
sons Gary and Alan, of Oklahoma
City, visited Sunday evening in
the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John Busche.
Mrs. Mary Brueggen was a Sun-
day dinner guest of her son-in-
law and daughter Mr. and Mrs.
Bill Wedman and family. -
Rev. A. J. Oeseh, Donald Kreck-
low and A. H. Ahlefeld, returned
Friday from Norman where they
attended the Convention held by
the Lutheran churches of the Mis-
souri Synod. Mr. Ahlefeld was lay
delegate and Mr. Krecklow served
as alternate lay delegate. They
were accompanied to Norman by-
Mrs. Ahlefeld who was a guest
in the home of her daughter. Mrs.
Fred B. Meek and Mr. Meek and
Concho News i
About 200 people attended Open
House here Sunday afternoon.
Many El Reno friends admitted
that this was their first visit to
Concho, and expressed surprise
at its scope of activities. A group
of Indian dancers in their color-
ful costumes gave three perform-
ances during the afternoon, and
tea was served at Navajo Cottage
B. Beautiful folders telling of the
history of the school and today’s
program of activities were present-
ed to every visitor.
TO STATE CONTEST
Carolyn Jean Shepherd, daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Shep-
herd will enter the Tri-States Mu-
sic contest at Enid Saturday. May
7. She will compete in the piano
COUNTY 4-H CONTESTS
Children from here taking part
in Canadian county 4-H contest
at Lincoln school April 23 won the
Timely topics—Georgia Warden,
blue ribbon: LaVonne Clarke, blue
ribbon; Mary Jane Benton, blue
ribbon; Donna Fay Avans, red rib-
bon; Opal Whiteshield, red ribbon;
Mom and Kids Invited to Scflool
Children who are to enter First
grade of the Okarche Public
school in Septemeber are inv ited
to visit school May 2. from noon
until school dismissed in the after-
noon. Both, the children and their
mothers are invited to eat lunch
in the lunch room at noon. The
Kingfisher county Health Nurse,
Miss Mary Gilmour, will be pres-
ent to conduct a pre-school clinic
at that time.
Beverly Avans, red ribbon; Rose-
mary Hail, red ribbon; Bertha
Seger, red ribbon; Mamie Was-
suck, red ribbon; Darlene Riggles,
white ribbon; Teresa Orange,
white ribbon; Lillie Walker, white
ribbon; Theresa White, white rib-
Dress revue- Blue ribbon—Fan-
nie Mae John, dress. Red ribbons
—(head scarfs and handkerchiefs)
Carol Blindy, Theresa Red Nose.
Merle Seger, Merle Big Medicine,
Donna Avans. Red ribbons—
(dresses) Lillie Walker. Opal
Whiteshield, Theresa Orange, Ruth
Ann Curley, LaVonne Clarke,
Bertha Seger, Mary Jane Benton.
Georgia Warden, Lucina Hoof,
Jeanette Old Crow. White ribbons
-(aprons) Darlene Riggles. Stella
Blindy, Marjie Blindy; (Dresses)
-Theresa White, Lily Riggles,
Joyce Shawnee, Irene Lynch. Le-
nora T. Chee, Sadie Yazzi, Ellen
Reed, Marie Kee, Leona Island,
Rosemary Hail, Mamie Wassuck,
Winnie Mae Benton.
CHILOCCO ACHIEVEMENT DAY
Concho returned victorious from
the contests held at Chilocco In-
dian school Wednesday. Thursday
and Friday of last week. Eleven
schools participated, with Concho
winning the highest trophy the
All-School trophy. Another trophy
was won for second place in trades
and one for second place in agri-
Junior Sioux won a trophy for
being high point boy of the con-
test. Concho placed first, second
and third in beef judging; first
in stunt, first, and second in paint-
ing, and f irst in first-aid and ban-
daging. We placed second in
motor vehicle servicing; second
in ironing; and second and third
in speech. White ribbons were
received in flat fell seams and tool
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WHERE QUALITY COMES FIRST
The h o m e economics classes,
under the direction of Mrs. Earl
Cordwell gave a style show Tues-
day afternoon, showing their work
this year in making garments.
Everyone ejoyed seeing the pretty
girls modeling their attractive
dresses, and the younger girls
showing the headscarfs, handker-
chiefs and aprons they have made.
This department has accomplish-
ed a great deal this year.
Miss Lillian Blakley and Mrs.
Begay presented their group of
first year Navajo children in a
program of folk dances Wednes-
day morning at assembly. They
have learned eleven folk dances
this year and performed beauti-
BANQUET - DANCE
The eighth grade and seniors
were honored guests at a banquet
and dance Friday night at the
gym. The theme of Fairy-tale
Land was carried out in decora-
tions for both the table and gym-
Blacktop Job Slated
North of Calumet
Commissioner Ray Tech an-
nounces that work will probably
get underway Friday on four miles
of blacktopping on the Calumet
farm to market road running north
from that town.
The work will consist of a seal
coat of oil and a layer of rock
chips on the road extending north
from the sub-station four and one-
half miles north of Calumet.
He estimated that the total cost
of the project would run approxi-
mately $5,100. The contractor is
expected to finish the job in three
The El Reno (Okla.) American, Thursday, May 5, 1955
Services were held as usual
Sunday in the Richland church
Sunday school at 10:30 and morn-
ing worship at 11:30. Mrs. Susan
Christian, better known as grand-
ma Christian was a guest for
Sunday morning services. She
formerly lived in this community
and inspite of her 93 years was a
J regular attendant We are always
| filad to have her back in our
j services again.
Mrs. Clarence Brook spent sev-
eral days in her parents home,
i Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Weidemann,
j helping care for ther mother who
j has been ill. but is much improved
at this time.
I Mr. and Mrs. Everett Powell,
,son Jim and granddaughter, Viei
»Ann, were callers in the Ross
! Powell and Dressel Powell’s homes
Sunday. Harry Piatt and Rev.
Lawrence Webb were also visitors
in the Dressl Powell home Sun-
Dressel Powell was ill several
days last week, but is very much
improved at this time.
Mrs. Dareld Miller was honored
with a surprise stork shower at
her home at 1406 S. Choctaw, in
El Reno, last Friday April 29.
Hostesses were the members of
the Richland Missionary Society.
After several games were led by
Mrs. Glen Bailey, the honoree
opened her many lovely gifts. Re-
freshments were served to Mrs.
Glen Bailey, Mrs. Howard Griffin,
Mrs. Jess Griffin, Mrs. Everett
Baker, Mrs. Harry Estep, Mrs.
Sanford Miller and Mrs. Ross
Powell all of Yukon route 2.
Mrs. Luther Clovis, Mrs. Susan
11 Christian and Mrs. Bates Ch
tian, El Reno route 3, Mrs. Ja
Driver, Mrs. Effie Murphy
Mrs. Ray Mason, South Choct
Those that sent gifts were
Homer Smudrick, Mrs. H a r
Miller, Mrs. Jimmie Murphy,
Reno. M s. Clarence Brook,
Bailey, Mrs. Ray Haverly, ro
Sunday dinner guests in
Sanford Miller home were
sons and their families, Mr.
Mrs. Harold Miller and son,
and Mrs. Gerald Miller
daughters, Deana and Janet
Mr. and Mrs. Dareld Miller
children, Eileane, Gary and Mi
other guests in the Miller h
during the weekend were Mr.
Mrs. James Miller, Okmulgee
Margaret Sue Miller of Oklaho
Glen Griffin, son of Mr. a
Mrs. Howard Griffin at Fairvi
district was named as valedicto
an this year for Canadian cou
Rural Schools. This commun
is proud of Glen for having
ATTENDS YOUTH CAMP
Rev. Otto Bergner, pastor of t
First Presbyterian church, atter
ed a youth training course
Dwight Mission, Marble Ci
Okla., three days last week. E
route home he stopped at La
Tenkiller for a fishing expediti
and reports a nice haul.
Di*. and Mrs. James T. Ril
619 S. Hoff, have returned fr
a visit in Chicago and Milwauk
Wis. While iu Chicago they
tended the annual convention
the American Railway Surgeon
CAN YOU IDENTIFY THEM?
There's A Reward For You If You Can!
THESE FOUR MEN are all prominent El Renoites. They're wearing the latest 1955
Marathan Straw Hats. One of them is a druggist; one is a banker; another is a
furniture dealer, and the other is a tire dealer.
Visit the J. C. Penney Company store and if you are the first one to identfy
these men correctly you will receive a new 1955 Marathon Straw Hat. If you can't
name them all, name as many as you can. Name three or two or one. You may win!
. CONTEST OPEN TO MEN and WOMEN
THE RULES ARE: At top of your entry on a slip of paper write the
word ’MARATHON" to indicate the brand of hat. Then list the
names of the four men in the picture above and sign your name and
AT 4:30 P. M. SATURDAY LOSERS IN THE CONTEST
WILL DRAW FOR CHOICE OF ANY DRESS HAT IN
Saturday Is Official
Straw Hat Day
In El Reno
There's No Obligation — Win A Straw Hat!
ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY!
117 SOUTH BICKFORD EL RENO, OKLA. PHONE 513
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