The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 61, No. 46, Ed. 1 Wednesday, April 23, 1952 Page: 2 of 10
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Mr*. JUM H. Min ter—Editor W
Mrs. Edna Nablitt
Heads CWF Guild
Mrs. Eldna Noblltt was elected
president of the Christian Worn
en's Fellowship guild of the First
Christian church when they met
Monday evening in the home of
Mias Rose Witcher. 715 South Bark-
Other officers elected were Mrs.
Theo Conley, first vice president:
Mias Minnie Connolly, second vice
president; Mrs. John Lorenzen,
secretary, and Mrs. Lon Booth,
Miss Louise Spears, president,
opened the meeting with prayer
and conducted the brief business
session. She also presented the
missionary lesson on "Mexico, Our
Nearest Foreign Mission Field."
The devotlonals were presented
by Mrs. Noblltt and the meeting
closed with the group repeating the
missionary benediction. Refresh-
ments were served at the close of
The next meeting will be on May
IB with Mrs. Homer Reml, 825
Members present were Mrs. Theo
Seikel, Mrs. Florence Spears, Mrs.
H. C. Dozier, Mrs. Arthur Wage,
Mrs. Florence Plato, Miss Betty
Oanett, Mrs. Booth, Mrs. Conley.
Mrs. Noblltt, Mrs. Lorenzen, Miss
Connolly, Miss Spears and the
* * *
Good Deeders Class
Holds Family Dinner
Members of the Good Deeders
Sunday school class of the Ellison
Avenue Methodist church and their
families were entertained with a
pot-luck dinner Tuesday evening at
Those attending were Mr. and
Mrs. Leniel Thompson and child-
ren, Marilyn, Alice and Leniel, Mrs
John Brown, Mrs. Joyce A. Hendy,
Mrs. H. O. Salsgiver, daughter, Vir-
ginia, Mrs. R. M. Truman, child-
ren, Mary and Mike.
Mrs. Bill Blake. Mrs. William
Martell and son, Billy, Mrs. Wesley
Irwinsky and daughter, Shelia, Mrs.
V. A. Niles and daughter, Virginia,
Mrs. Woody Henson, sons. Woody
Clay and Shawn Blake, Mrs. Mar-
vin Hartman, tons, Larry and
Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Eichholz,
children, Joyce and Eldon Lee, Mrs.
J. K. Archer, daughter, Patsy, Mrs.
Charles Wagner, sons, Roger and
Carlton, Mrs. E. E. Thompson, Mrs.
J. S. Kubala, son, Gary Joe, and
Mrs. James Carroll.
Mrs. Wagner and Mrs. Henson
were hostesses for the event. Dur-
ing the short business meeting held
following the dinner, plans were
made for a minstrel* show to be
The next regular meeting will be
May 19 at the church.
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Open-House To Honor
Mr., Mrs. Alvin Owens
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Owens will be
honored with open-house from 7
p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday in the
home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
E W. Owens, 802 South Mitchell.
The couple was married April 10
Friends of the couple are invited
to call during the evening.
Birthday club. Hostess, Mrs. D. L.
Murphy. 705 South Rock Island.
Christian Women's Fellowship of
the First Christian church. Prayer
cell at 9 a.m., executive board
meeting at 9:30 a.m.
American Legion. Meeting at the
Wesleyan Service guild of Wes-
ley Methodist church. Hostess, Mrs.
E. G. Jeffrey, East Foreman road.
Good Deeders Sunday school class
of the Ellison Avenue Methodist
church. Meeting at the church.
The Ladies Auxiliary to the Na-
tional Association of Letter Car-
riers. Hostess, Mrs. Harold Simes,
801 South Reno.
Royal Neighbors of America.
Meeting at the IOOF hall at 10
Etta Dale P-TA. Meeting at the
school. John Murray, guest speak-
Women’s Missionary Union of the
First Baptist church. Business
meeting at the church at 2 p. m.
Business Women’s circle of the
Women's Missionary Union. First
Baptist church. Meeting nt the
The Ladies Auxiliary to the
Charles C. “Sonny” Kegelman VFW
post 382. Meeting at the VFW club-
house at 7:30 p.m.
Social Order of the Beaucennl
Hosts, Mr. and Mrs. H. 8. McGee,
601 South Miles. Twenty-fifth an-
niversary dinner for members und
their families at 7 p.m.
Every Woman's Bible class of the
First Christian church. All-day
meeting at the church.
Teen Town. Meeting at the
Past Noble Grands club. Host-
ess, Mrs. H. H. Rollin, 213 South
Leisure Hour club. Hostess, Mrs.
J. C. Stlckley, 1103 West Wade.
Young Matrons Plan
Oklahoma City Event
Members of the Young Matrons
club made plans for a luncheon to
be held in Oklahoma City on April
29 when they met Tuesday after-
noon in the home of Mrs. Olcn
McNew, 713 East Wade.
Mrs. Bill Feddersen presided
during the business session. Re-
freshments were served by the
hostess at the close of the meeting.
Members present were Mrs. Paul
Sparks, Mrs. Homer Smudrlck, Mrs.
Oeorge F. Berry, Mrs. William A.
Thompson, Mrs. Clyde Kinkade.
Mrs. R. L. Cummings, Mrs. Bill
Feddersen, Mrs. Don Stevenson,
Mrs. R. C. Nichols, Mrs. L. A. Spur-
lin and Mrs. McNcw.
Miss Alene Marie Blelgh became
the bride of Allyn Downen In a
ceremony read at 4 o’clock 8unday
afternoon in the Epworth Metho-
dist church in Oklahoma City. Rev.
Forest A. Fields, pastor, officiated
I The bride is the daughter of Mr.
end Mrs. Russell H. Blelgh, south-
east of El Reno, and Mr. Downen
Is the son of Mrs. J. M. Graves, 711
Baskets of pink gladioli formed
the background for the ceremony
and the wedding music included
I "Always,” "Because" and “Claire de
For her wedding, the bride chose
n navy blue suit accented with
v.ihite accessories anti her corsage
was an orchid.
Mrs. Calvin Blelgh served as ma-
tron of honor. Bhe chose a mauve
suit with navy accessories and her
corsage was of navy carnations.
Calvin Blelgh was best man for
The bride's mother chose n navy
and white dress with navy acces-
A reception was held from 7 p.m.
to 9 p.m. Monday evening in the
Wesley Methodist church of El Re-
no, honoring the bridal couple.
Bouquets of pink gladioli deco-
rated the room and an arrangement
of pink nnd white carnations form-
ed the centerpiece for the bride’s
Mrs. Jim Pooley cut the cake,
assisted by Mrs. Neal Golden, nnd
Mrs. Fred Peterka presided nt the
Mrs. Downen was graduated from
the El Reno highschool and is now
employed by the Southwestern Bell
Telephone company. Mr. Downen
was graduated from the Lone Wolf
highschool nnd Is manager of the
Dairy Hut in F.l Reno.
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Canasta Club Meets
With Mrs. Heitzman
The Tuesday Afternoon Canasta
club met in the home of Mrs. F. M.
Heitzman, 800 West Watts, Tuesday
High score favor in the card
game was won by Mrs. Earnest
Haynes and Mrs. B. M. Campbell
won second high score award. Mrs.
L. I. Flscus won low prize.
Members present were Mrs. W. H.
Hammett, Mrs. Oeorge Schumacher,
Mrs. Oeorge Davis, Mrs. Charles
Carmichael, Mrs. Haynes, Mrs.
Campbell, Mrs. Flscus and the
Members of the club will meet
at noon next Tuesday at the Mis-
souri hotel for a luncheon. Follow-
ing the luncheon, Mrs. Campbell
will be hostess to the group In her
home nt 202 South Admire.
Wednesday, April as, iw>z
—Photo by Powell-Owen Studio
A 8 A JOHNSON, local sub-
■*» branch manager of Meadow
Gold dairy products, was born In
He attended public schools
here, graduating from El Reno
highschool. He took a corre-
spondence course from the U. 8.
armed forces Institute, Madison
Johnson is a member of the
chamber of commerce, Lions
club, Veterans of Foreign Wars
and the Bible Baptist church
During World war II he served
with the army signal corps in
the European theater.
Married, he has one son, Eu-
gene. 9. a student In Lincoln
school, and a daughter, Janetta
Gayle. 7 months old. He lives at
518 South Frances.
C. C. Schmelzel was elected pres-
ident of the Builder* class of the
Wesley Methodist church during a
dinner meeting Monday evening in
Fellowship hall at the church.
Other officers elected were Mrs.
Ray Poole, vice president, and Mrs.
Leo Kanun, secretary-treasurer.
Paul R. Taylor gave a talk during
the program and Mrs. R. W. Davis
sang several numbers.
Those attending were Rev. and
Mrs. Ernest Hicks, Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. R. W.
Davis, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Mlllwee,
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bowling, Mr
and Mrs. W. P. Williams, Mr. and
Mrs. C. C. Schmelzel, Mr. and Mrs.
O. M. Anderson.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Needs. Mr.
and Mrs. E. H. Little. Mr. and Mrs.
James Murray. Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
Craven, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Pool,
Mr. and Mrs. H. M. VanderOraaf,
Mrs. Fred O. True, Mrs. Mattie
Parker, Mrs. L. M. Heitzman, Mrs.
A. Perdue. Mrs. B. M. Campbell.
Mrs. Ausle Sawyer. Mrs. Leo
Kamm, Mrs. J. W. McKinster. Mrs.
G. F. Gateka, Mrs. Jessie Penney,
Mrs. Sally Yowell, Mrs. Nell Bur-
meier, Mrs. W. E. Roberson, Mrs.
Coleman Yates, Mrs. Pearl Llngen-
felter, Mrs. Colla Hovenden, Rob-
ert Lingenfelter and J. Mat Brown.
Hosts for the event were Mr. and
Mrs. Craven, Mr. and Mrs. Wil-
liams, Mr. and Mrs. Murray, Mrs.
Roberson, Mrs. Lingenfelter, Mrs.
T. N. Brittlan and Mrs. True.
Couple Wed Sunday
In San Antonio, Tex.
Mrs. Vlrdin Royse was the win-
ner of the prise in the baby picture
contest when the Reno Valley home
demonstration club met Tuesday in
the home of Mrs. Ralph Royse,
northwest of El Reno. Mrs. Vlrdin
Royse and Mrs. Frank Turner were
A covered dish luncheon was
served at noon.
Guests for the day were Miss
Margaret Edsel, county home dem-
onstration agent. Miss Una Mae
Baker, assistant county home dem-
onstration agent, and Mrs. Ralph
Mrs. R. J. Powell, Jr., president,
presided during the business meet-
ing *4ien a donation was made to
the cancer fund.
The lesson on "Photography" was
presented by Mrs. B. H. Reding.
The next meeting will be May 27
with Mrs. Lloyd E. Palmer, north
of El Reno. Mrs. J. C. Palmer and
Mrs. John Stanley will be assistant
Other members present were Mrs.
L. E. Hale, Mrs. Dick Jensen, Mrs.
Steve Wilds, Mrs. Ross Powell, Mrs.
C. Taylor, Mrs. John Stanley, Mrs.
M. H. Reding, Mrs. Corla Dlpplnk,
Mrs. W. A. Kortemeier, Mrs. Ray
Miller, Mrs. Edwin Kirsch, Mrs.
Floyd Miller. Mrs. J. C. Palmer and
Mrs. Lloyd E. Palmer.
Mrs. Tobias Entertains
On Husbands Birthday
Mrs. C. E. Tobias, 204 North Ma-
comb, entertained with a surprise
party Tuesday evening compliment-
ing her husband on his birthday
Cards furnished the entertain-
ment tor the evening and refresh-
ments were served by the hostess.
Quests included Mr. and Mrs.
Leo Schweitzer of Nowata, Mr. and
Mrs. Emmett Kay. Mr. and Mrs.
John OTfan, Mr. and Mrs. Chris
Stout, Mr. and Mrs. Edmund
Schweitzer and children. Mr. and
Mrs. R. C. Cranmer, Mr. and Mrs.
William Wakefield, Mrs. Olive To-
bias, the honoree, the hostess and
their daughters, Clara Mae
Those sending gifts were Mr. i
Mrs. W. A. Tune and family i
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Shelton i
Eagles Auxiliary To
Buy Poppy Boards
The Eagles auxiliary voted to
buy poppy boards from the VFW
auxiliary and American Legion
auxiliary when they met Monday
evening at the Eagles, hall.
Mrs. Earl Nunn, president, pre-
sided and appointed Mrs. H. 8.
McGee and Mrs. Van Robertson
to serve as three-year and two-
year trustee, respectively, for the
remainder of the 1951-52 term.
Members present were Mrs. L. L.
Bond. Mrs. J. T. Douglas, Mrs.
Clyde Haynes, Mrs. Walter Haynes,
Mrs. W. L. Leach, Mrs. Jack
Thomas, Mrs. Jess Williams, Mrs.
W. C. Whltacre, Mrs. Floyd 8mtth
and Mrs. Nunn.
Hostesses for the social , UJpe
held at 8 p. m. April 28 at theMfeli
include Mrs. Nunn, Mrs. Whltacre
and Mrs. Clyde Haynes.
Announcement Is made today of
the marriage of Miss Oladys Hitch-
cock of San Antonio. Tex., and
(Addltonal Society an Page I)
Walter H. Cobbs, 120 South Barker.
The wedding was an event of
Sunday at the First Presbyterian
church in 8an Antonio. Tex., with
Dr. George Mauze, pastor, officiat-
The couple's only attendants were
Mr. and Mrs. William Shamblln of
Prior to her marriage, Mrs. Cobbs
was assistant librarian of Bexar
county, Texas. Mr. Cobbs Is engaged
in the oil properties business here.
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