The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 64, No. 138, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 9, 1955 Page: 2 of 8
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The El Reno (Okie.) Deify Tribune
Edited by MILDRED L. COKER-Phone 19
At Church Dinner
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Kirch and
daughter, Bemiece, northwest of
El Reno, were guests of honor Mon-
day evening when the Sunday
school teachers of Trinity Lutheran
church had a covered dish dinner
in the church basement.
The Kirch family plans to move
this week to Butler, Mo., to make
their home. Mr. Kirch is a deacon
in the church and Mrs. Kirch is a
Sunday school teacher.
Among those present were Mr.
and Mrs. Martin Roscher of Yu-
kon; Mr. and Mrs. Lee Goodwin
and Keith; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert
Wieman; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert
Lokensgard; Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert
Wittkopp; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence
Nuse and Irene; Rev. and Mrs.
Robert Biel, Ronald and Larry;
and Mrs. A. C. Dubberstein.
* * *
Members of Class
Hold Picnic in Park
A picnic was held Monday eve-
ning by members of the Dorcas
Sunday school class of Trinity Bap-
tist church and their husbands at
Special guests were Mrs. Mary
Stuart, and Jim and Janette Wells.
Others present were Mr. and
Mrs. Dave Aubrey, Mr. and Mrs.
Jack Harrison, Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Lakin, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Foust,
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Copeland, Mr.
and Mrs. Gilbert White, Mr. and
Mrs. Lester Rogers, Mrs. J. N.
Lovett, Mrs. R. E. Melton, Mrs.
Mary Stevens, and Mrs. E. L.
Mrs. White, 155 South Shepard,
will be hostess for the Sept. 12
meeting of the class.
* * *
Stamp Club Meets
In Romine Home
C^a fen cl a
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Romine, 502
West Owens, were hosts Monday
evening to members of the Mc-
Williams Stamp club.
“TJnrbuslness meeting was follow-
ed with a stamp auction and the
evening was concluded with a wa-
Guests were Rickey Biggert, Mr.
and Mrs. Sanford Babcock, Mr.
and Mrs. Raymond Romine, and
Mrs. Larry Romine and son, Mark
Among the members attending
were Miss Nyna Braden, Mrs. J. L.
Carter, Mrs. James Newman, Jo
Young, and Miss Feliece McGill.
Mothers club of Wesley Method-
ist church. Meeting in Youth
lounge, 9:30 a. m.
Ladies society to BLFE. Cover-
ed dish dinner in IOOF hall, 12:30
Trinity Lutheran Mission Guild
Meeting at church.
VFW Auxiliary. Meeting in VFW
hut, 8 p.m.
ODO club. Hostess Mrs. Grace
Wagner, 402 South Ellison.
CWF of First Christian church.
Service Day at church, 9 a m.
Royal Neighbors of America.
Meeting in IOOF hall.
W and E club. Basket dinner at
small shelter in Adams park, 7 p.m.
TLF club. Hostess Mrs. Leon
Davis, 710 West Woodson
Every Woman’s Bible class of
First Christian church. Allday
meeting at the church
Senior Citizens club. Meeting in
SC hall, 7:30 p.m.
Esther Sunday school class of
Trinity Baptist church. Class party
at home of Mrs. W. L. Adams, 615
South Macomb, 7:30 p.m.
* * *
Mr., Mrs. O. C. Leach
Are Hosts at Picnic
Mr. and Mrs 0. C. Leach, 421
North Barker, were hosts Sunday
at a family picnic in Legion park.
Guests were the hosts' sons and
their families, Mr. and Mrs. L. E.
Leach and family of Dallas, Tex.;
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Leach, Fuller-
ton, Calif.; and Mr. and Mrs. 0. L.
Leach and family, Norwalk, Calif.
Other guests were Mr. and Mrs.
Vernon Leach and family of Ana-
darko; Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Leach;
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Borchcr and
daughter; Mr. and Mrs. Olin
IT OI.LYWOOD—(W—It’s farewell
to youth these days for 18-
year-old Natalie Wood, who has
made as clean a break as possible
for a teen-ager bent on being an
adult. She gave up her girlish hair-
do and bobby socks.
This young woman is going to be
a femme fatale, she says. In any
event she no longer is interested
in what she calls ‘those nice-little-
Her present role opposite James
Dean in Warners' “Rebel Without
a Cause” indicates her program is
already in operation. It’s an emo-
tion-packed portrayal — definitely
not next-door stuff.
Miss Wood would not let herself
think about this adult business un-
til she was sure she had made the
difficult transition from child act-
ress to mature roles. She thinks
she’s lucky, for many child actors
have failed to make the transition
and have been forgotten.
I was quite frightened about
my future,” she said. “Many pro-
ducers and directors think child
actresses never can grow up, you
know. They don’t want to give us
Began at Four
Miss Wood began her acting ca-
reer when she was four years old.
She successfully avoided the period
when she might have been too
young for adult roles and too old
for child parts.
The spot opposite Dean delighted
the fragile-appearing, 92 pound pe-
tite actress who was chosen in 1947
by Parents Magazine the “most
talented juvenile actress of the
year.” This award, incidentally,
was followed in 1949 by her selec-
tion as “child star of the year”
by the Children’s Day National
Council of New York.
“I saw James Dean in ‘East of
Eden’," she said. “I went home
and prayed that I could work with
him some day.
“I guess my prayers were an-
swered, because one day I was
tested for ‘Rebel.’ I was a bundle
of nerves for three weeks until I
was called and told I’d won the
Miss Wood’s plans to grow up
may not make everyone here as
McNew and family; and Mrs. John hflPPy as they apparently are mak-
Tuesday, August 9, 1955
Retiring Miss America Plans
Acting Career —Not Marriage
state’s governor. The board tentatively has dubbed the lodge “Hospitality House ” and sup
gests it would be a handy place for the chief executive to entertain visiting dignitaries The
board plans to finace the propect by contributions.—(AP Photo). 8 ’ e
Short StOriCS... About Home Folks
Mr. and'Mrs. Phil Jerman and
children, Jack Carol and Betty Len
of Geary were guests Monday eve-
ning in the homes of their parents,
Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Jerman, 101
North Moore and Mr. and Mrs. P
R. Johnson, 1201 East Oak.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Churchill of
Newgulf, Tex., spent the weekend
with her brother and sister-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Buchanan
and daughter, Mary Margaret, 909
War Vet Defeats
Private Robert H. Reynolds, who
has just completed his basic train-
ing at Camp Chaffee, Ark., arrived
Saturday for a 10-day leave with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M, H.
Reynolds, 607 South Evans. Fol-
lowing his leave he will report to
the 11th airborne division at Camp
Campbell, Ky., for duty.
Mrs. William Billger, Mrs. Ed
Yount and Mrs. Fred Smith of
Hinton were El Reno visitors Tues-
Jan Modrall, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Bob Modrall, 409 South
Hoff, is visiting in the home of her
aunt, Mrs. Otto Hess and Mr.
Hess in Oklahoma City.
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Grove Mr and Mrs Paul Stephenson,
have returned to their home in 414 South Roberts, have received
Downers Grove, 111., following a word that their daUghter Mrs
visit with their son and daughter- Gene Phillips 0f Denver, Colo., is
in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Gosdon now convalescing at her home fol-
Grove and son, Bobby, 1304 West
Mrs. McEvoy Hostess
At Dinner on Sunday
Mrs. Ida McEvoy, 517 Sunset f
drive, had as her 1 o’clock dinner
guests Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Tom
McEvoy and children, Warren,
Tommy, jr., and Mary Ellen; and
Billy Haggar of Oklahoma City;
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Buchanan I
and Mary Margaret; Mr. and Mrs. |
William McEvoy and Jeannie; Mr. I
and Mrs. Gordon Grove and Bob-
by; and Leon Willingham.
ing her. It seems she has been
called “Hollywood’s daughter” be-
cause she has been cast as daugh-
ter to so many top actresses. And,
if she gets older, they don’t get
SOCIAL MEETING SET
Members of the Farmers Union
local 509 will hold a watermelon
social meeting Friday, Aug. 12, at
7:30 p.m., under the large shelter
at Adams park, Mrs. Charles Bul-
lock, reporter for the group, an-
How Can I?
Next meeting and auction will J*, . ™e."ho is a h?use A B™uUing thfeggsTvme’gar
ewman “mtSi!MUes‘Shone ‘cau/who %^ ^
ewman, im South^MUes. should pay the charges? ’ erQ‘f how can ,
Social Meeting Is Held
By Eagles Auxiliary
A The guest should immediately drmkmg purposes while,,* u'r unip"
call the operator upon completion ing trip’ F
of the call and ask for the charges.
This amount should then be given , one *aklG*poon of pow-
A social was held Monday eve- to the hostess. aered alum to four gallons of wa-
ning by members of the Eagles q When accompanying a worn- quickly, then allow to
Auxiliary in Eagles hall. ;in to the dinner table, should the stand‘ and aU impurities will sink
High score in bunco went to Mrs. man sit down exactly at the same to the to110™.
Arthur Schulz, with second high j time she does?
going to Mrs. James Blair. j a. No. jje should draw out her
Mrs. Charles Hummel received chair first, and not sit down until
high score in pitch, and second immediately after she is seated.
Miss Helen Hansen and Miss
June Crow of Lawton are guests
in the home of their aunt, Mrs.
Fred Britton and Mr. Britton, 250
ROCHESTER, N. Y„ Aug. 9—op>
—Edward M. Waz, a Korean war
veteran, was a real inspiration to
his classmates during the last
three years at the University of
Waz, who entered the school at
the age of 26, graduated last June
after licking a siege of bulbar polio
that struck him during his sopho-
more year. He spent weeks in a
hospital fighting the disease, and
when he first tried to go back to,
school his strength didn’t hold out.
Then he took another crack at it
eight months later.
Waz persuaded authorities to let
him attempt to complete his last
three years in two in the tough |
field of physics — and he didn’t
disappoint them. He also worked
steadily at a job, helping with the
university’s large cyclotron.
For a long time he spoke with
„ _ great difficulty, a result of his
Mrs. Grant Bacher, 703 South polio attack. But now he talks with-
Bickford, returned Sunday from a out impediment because of his
visit with her parents, Mr. and perseverance.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 9 —(LPI—
Miss America of 1955 says she will
stay single. Well, at least until'
she’s given her acting career a
Lee Ann Meriwether said that
romance is “a thing of the dis-
tant future—now all I want to do is
work hard at becoming an ac-
. Although her reign as America’s
beauty queen is almost over, Lee
Ann says her lifetime dream is just
beginning. The 20-year-old San
Francisco State College student,
who left the classroom last year
for the hectic pace of tours and
personal appearances, said she
looks forward to crowning Miss
America of 1956.
That chore done, she can devote
her full time to her career.
A beauty with brains, Lee Ann
knows there is lots of hard work
ahead. But she received good crit-
ical notices, following one nation-
The beauty queen said she wants:
to work on the stage not in the J
movies. She already has turned j
down three offers from Hollywood. J
Having been Miss America will;
help her, she said. It already has,
financially. The title was worth |
a $5,000 wardrobe and $50,000 in j
cash for endorsements and person-1
It also has given her 112,000
miles of travel, and more citations
and more keys to cities than she
cares to count. Although she has J
been photographed thousands of'
& RADIO SERVICE
lowing surgery July 30 at St. Jo-
seph’s hospital in Denver.
Mrs. P. D. Mansell in Hugo.
Mrs. Bland Greer, 1001 South
Mrs. Jack W. Myers and daugh- Miles, returned Monday from Kan-
ter, Patty 519 South Hoff, spent sas City, Mo., where she attended
Sunday with her brother and sister- a Piano workshop and Musicians’
in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Pain conference.
in Lawton. They were accompa- -
nied home by their son and broth-! Mr. and Mrs. Gene E. Marshall,
er, Jack, jr., who had been visit- [ 1314 South Hadden, Mr. and Mrs.
ing in the home of his uncle. ! Wayne Wilson, south of El Reno,
- Mr. and Mrs. William E. Biggert,
Harriet and Betty Piatt, daugh- 506 South Hoff and Mr. and Mrs.
ters of Harry E. Piatt, northwest 1 Hob Modrall, 409 South Hoff, were
of El Reno are attending the re- the weekend guests of Lieutenant
union of the Church of Jesus Christ ynd Mrs. Bill Cashman in Fort
of the Latter Day Saints at Rob-
ber’s Cave State park, near Wil-
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hix, daugh-
ter, Gertrude and sons, Eddie, jr.,
Clarence and Denny, 205 South
Roberts, attended a dinner and re-
union of the Collett family in Yu-
kon Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis
Kroutil were hosts for the affair.
Mrs. Hix is a sister of Mrs. Krou-
Bliss, Tex. The group also visited
in Mexico and El Paso, Tex.
Dr. and Mrs. James B. Eskridge,
III and children, Jimmy, Nancy,
Paul and Carol of Oklahoma City
were guests Sunday of her mother,
Mrs. Blanche P. Fischer, 621 South
Barker. Jimmy remained for a
longer visit with his grandmother.
South End Barker Avenae
high score went to Mrs. B. W.
Other members present were
Mrs. John Onan, Mrs. George
Davis, Mrs. F. M. Heitzman, and
Mrs. W. L. Leach.
A business meeting will be held
the evening of Aug. 15 in Eagles
* * *
Family Returns From
Vacation in Colorado
Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Hopkins
and son, Ronald, west of El Reno,
returned Sunday from a vacation
in Colorado, Yellowstone national
park, and Salt Lake City.
They were accompanied by Mr.
and Mrs. Ernest LeFever and
daughter, Barbara, Townsend trail-
er camp, who stopped enroute
home at Colorado Springs where
they are guests of his brother and
sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin
Q. Is it necessary that the hus-
band of the matron-of-honor at a
wedding be asked to serve as an
A. No; this is not necessary.
Q. Is a fruit centerpiece appro-
priate for a dinner table?
A. This is very good. Be sure,
however, that the fruit is fresh-
1:00 p. m.
Sunday, August 14
SEE THE IQW PRICED
with every needed
Q*&/ $1-A H/eefc
After Smoll Dove Payment
YOU MAY ALSO SELECT FROM UNDERWOOD,
ROYAL and SMITH-CORONA MODELS
As I have reached the age of retirement and 111 health, I will
sell at public auction, at the Albert Gate Store In Union City,
Friday, August 12,1955
Slartlnf at 1:30 p. m.
BRICK STORE BUILDING AND ENTIRE
STOCK AND FIXTURES
LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF REAL ESTATE: Lot 9, Block 55,
Shermag Addition to Union City, Oklahoma. Brick Store Build-
ing Is 25x75. Make plans to look this good building over before
date of sale.
EQUIPMENT AND FIXTURES—2 platform scales; 2 coal heat-
ers, 2 large meat showcases; several counters; 2 meat blocks;
2 cash registers; complete cream station equipment; pair De-
fiance scales dike new); 2 step ladders; emery wheel; pair
counter scales; butchers equipment; ax handles; rack; desk;
6 showcases; Victor adding machine: 2 spool cases; Frigtdaire
deepfreeze; 150 running feet of shelving; 1928 Model A Ford car.
STOCK OF MERCHANDISE . . ,
COMPLETE LINE OF GROCERIES— all good brands.
DRY GOODS—Men’s Overalls, Jeans, Socks, Oloves, Oil-
cloth. Hose, Large Stock of Thread (All Colors), Rack
of Putnam Dyes, PIECE GOODS
SHOES—140 pair, More or Less—Men’s Women's and
Children’s Shoes, 10 Pair Overshoes, 8 pairs Rubbers.
DON'T FORGET—To Bring Your Boxes To Take Your
MANY ITEMS NOT MENTIONED!
TERMS ON STOCK AND FIXTURES: Cosh on Date of Sale
ON REAL ESTATE: 20% Down, Balance When Title Is
Approved by Your Attorney
ALBERT GATZ, Owner
C. L. EVERETT A DALE WALKER, Auctioneers
Members of Oklahoma 8tate Auctioneers Association
For Sale Dates Call Office Phone 787 or 1261, El Reno, Okla.
BANK OF UNION, Clerk
If You Are Planning a gale, Remember
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Plus: NEWS and CARTOON
After Waz, married and the fa-
ther of two sons, earned his B. S.
in physics, he started work with
the Eastman Kodak company in
color technology. He plans to con-
tinue study toward a master’s de-
The famous Lee Super deluxe fixes you read
about in lift maga/ice ate now on sale at really
terrific savings These lues won the ‘Certified
Test Award 1 from Motor Vehicle Research, Inc.,
and are guaranteed 15 months against all road-
hazard damage. 6uy now!
plus tax and
your old tire
DRIED BEEF DE LUXE
NEW YORK —(IP)— Creamed
dried beef, an all-time favorite for
economy meals, becomes a deluxe
dish with the addition of fresh or
canned mushrooms and a little
sherry. If you use fresh mush-
rooms, saute them first. Serve the
creamed beef on waffles or with
stuffed, baked potatoes.
SERVICE STATION and GARAGE
220 South Choctaw
Thanks to the merchants of
times in the past year, she hasn’t
appeared in a bathing suit since
the contest. Pageant rules prohibit
bathing suit appearances.
But her friends say all the fame
hasn't changed Lee Ann. She lives
with her handsome mother, Mrs.
Ethel Merriwether, in their modest
San Francisco home. She still joins
her friends for a soda, or a down-
Come September, she will crown
her successor. But Lee Ann doesn’t
feel she will give away her future.
“Being Miss America opened a
big, wide door lor me,” she said.
Through it, she hopes to walk to
stardom on Broadway.
RICHMOND, R.I. — (If) — John
Grimes and his son, John, jr., of
Carolina, R.I., crashed in differ-
ent cars the same night at almost
the same spot. The accidents oc-
curred less than two hours apart.
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They’re the link between buyer and
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shopping quicker and easier.
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