The El Reno Daily Tribune (El Reno, Okla.), Vol. 64, No. 84, Ed. 1 Monday, June 6, 1955 Page: 2 of 6
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The El Reno (Okie.) Daily Tribune
Edited by MILDRED L COKER^-Phone 18
Miss Gay man,
Miss Sarah Gayman, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Garald Gayman,
Chandler, became the bride of
Jerry Ballew, son of Mr. and Mrs.
W. E. Ballew, 314 South Williams,
in a double ring ceremony Sunday
afternoon in the home of the bride-
Rev. A. C. Coleman, minister of
the Wesley Methodist church,
officiated at the ceremony.
The bride wore a white linen
suit with a corsage of pink roses.
Mr. and Mrs. Ballew were at-
tendants for the couple.
Others present for the ceremony
were: Mr. and Mrs. 0. C. Bollin-
ger, Mrs. A. C. Coleman and Mrs.
F. R. Sitton.
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GENE ARUPA ■ BEN POLLACK • THE MOOERNAIRES
Vota Vita Sunday school class.
Hostess Mrs. C. S. Deatherage, 917
South Wilson, 7:30 p.m.
Fidelis Sunday school class of
First Baptist church. Hostess Mrs.
George Kizer, 1000 West London,
Calumet home demonstration
club. Hostess Mrs. Roy Stokes.
Rebekah lodge. Meeting in IOOF
hall, 8 p.m.
Elm Glen club. All day meeting
at home of Mrs. L. K. Shultz.
Altar Guild of Christ Memorial
Episcopal church. Meeting at par-
ish house, 7:30 p.m.
Azalea flower club. Breakfast in
Legion park, 8 a m.
Workbasket club. Hostess Mrs.
Reba Sides, 146 North Shepard, 2
BEC club. Hogtess Mrs. G. L.
Gholston, 607 North Evans, 2 p.m.
Hope class of First Baptist
church. Hostess Mrs. C. K. Chase,
902 West Woodson, 7:30 p.m.
Elks Auxiliary. Meeting in the
lounge at Elks home, 9:30 a. m.
Ladies Society of BLFE. Meet-
ing in IOOF hall, 2 p m.
DYWYK club. Family picnic at
small shelter in Adams park, 7
Razzle-Dazzle club. Hostess Mrs.
George Davis, 101 North Admire,
1:30 p. m.
WSCS of Red Rock Methodist
church. Hostess Mrs. Wayne Fees,
2 p. m.
Trinity Lutheran Mission guild.
Meeting at church.
VFW Auxiliary. Meeting in VFW
hut, 7:30 p. m.
CWF of First Christian church.
Service Day at church, 9 a. m.
Circle 4 of GSWW of First Pres-
byterian church. Meeting at
church. 1:15 p. m.
Circle 5 of GSWW of First Pres-
byterian church. Hostess Mrs. W.
1. Wyrick. jr., Concho, picnic at
6:30 p. m.
St. Anne unit of Sacred Heart
Altar society. Hostess Mrs. Will
Finn, cast of El Reno.
ODO club. Hostess Mrs. Charlie
LaFollette, 518 West Woodson.
Royal Neighbors of America. All-
day meeting in IOOF hall.
Social Order of the Beauceant.
Business meeting in Masonic
W and E club. Family picnic in
Legion park, 7 p. m.
Birthday club. Hostess Mrs. L.
I. Fiscus, Chappie addition. All
Senior Cit izen
Day Is Planned
Monday, June 6, 1955
Mrs. Ernest Doke
Feted at Picnic
Annual Senior Citizen Day will
be observed on Thursday, June 9,
when members meet for an all day
picnic at the Rotary Park, 1500
South Blackwelder, Oklahoma
A basket dinner will be served
at noon and contests, exhibitions,
and entertainment of various types
will fill the hours from 10 a.
through 6 p. m.
The Caddo “State” Inter-club
council will be in charge of the
main portion of the program which
will begin at 2 p. m. when an hon-
orary award, as a living memorial,
will be presented to Albert A. Mc-
Laughlin of Hinton, who was
choosen from among Oklahoma’s
Cowboy Pink Williams, lieuten-
ant governor, will make this first
annual presentation of an award to
those who have resided in Okla-
homa since statehood. Mr. Mc-
Laughlin, who came to Oklahoma
in 1893 to make the run for the
Cherokee strip, is the father of
Mrs. Frank Stevens, Oklahoma
City; Mrs. Otto Buhr, Hinton; and
Charlie McLaughlin, Hinton.
The picnic will also feature the
coronation of a king and queen
whose identity will be disclosed at
Any person under 50 years of
age who wishes to attend the event
must be accompanied by a Senior
President of the organization is
Mrs. Joe McFarland, Hinton, and
secretary is Mrs. Fred Kay, 3733
N. W. 28th St., Oklahoma City.
* * *
In honor of the birthday anniver-
sary of Mrs. Ernest Doke, East
Foreman street, Mr. Doke and
their daughter, Mrs. H. F. Alexan-
der entertained with a picnic at
the Adams park shelter Sunday
Out of town guests were: Mr. and
Mrs. Keith Doke, and Jane Ellen
of Midwest City; Mr. and Mrs. Bill
Smith, daughter, Arvella, Mrs. D.
B. Goble, and Mr. and Mrs. Wes-
ley Akin of Oklahoma City; Mrs.
Sarah Dill of Geary; Mrs. Martha
Shook, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Fellows
and granddaughter, Bonnie of
Blanchard; Mr. and Mrs. W. L.
Doke, Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Doke,
children, Betty Jean, Robert, and
Vernon of Pncasset; Mr. and Mrs.
C. E. Doke of Cogar.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Doke, chil-
dren, Jeannie and Bobby; Bill
Daily; Mrs. Raymond Pettit, sons,
Terry, Shannon, Gene and Danny
Joe all of El Reno.
* * *
Gary Kubala Named
At Sunday Dinner
Gary Kubala, son of Mr. and
Mrs. J. F. Kubala, 819 South Miles,
will represent the Ellison Avenue
Methodist church when he attends
the Oklahoma conference of the
MYF this week.
He will be the official delegate
to the meeting which will be held
Monday through Thursday on the
campus of the Oklahoma City Uni-
* * *
Named Youth Leader
9:30 A. M.
Have your physician phone
your precriptlon to us.
A graduate registered phar-
macist on duty at all times
We Give Green Stamps
PATTERSON DRUG GO.
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert White, 155
South Shepard, entertained with
Sunday dinner in honor of Airman
First Class Loy Dean Lovelace,
Wilmington, Delaware, and Jerry
Smith, Antlers, both nephews of
Those attending were: Mr. and
Mrs. Opdcnhoff, Watonga; Mr. and
Mrs. Ed Adams, Hitchcock; Mrs.
Elizabeth Haffner, Kingfisher; Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Renner and chil-
dren, Marcellc, Connie and Deb-
bie, Oklahoma City, and Larry
Wayne Gholston of El Reno.
* * *
Sea Horses Choose
Officers For Summer
New officers for the summer
term were elected by members of
the Seu Horses at their meeting
Saturday. Those elected were:
Dorothy Swingle, president; Mar-
guerite Hoard, vice-president; Jan
Cooper, secretary; Juanita Laugh-
lin, treasurer, and Sue Davidson,
At the meeting, which was held
in the Swingle residence, 1120 South
Donald, plans were made to visit
the Twerps’ club in Anadarko soon.
Members present at the meeting
Saturday were: Karen Dorman,
Carolyn Goad, Sherry Rogers, Judy
Gholston, Lynda Ward and the of-
* * *
The picnic of the Fidelis Sunday
school class of the First Presby-
terian church which was scheduled
for Thursday evening has been
postponed until a later date.
Miss Carolyn Marquardt, daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin R.
Marquardt, 614 South Ellison, will
be installed tonight as president
of the El Reno sub-district of the
Oklahoma City District of the
Methodist Youth Foundation.
The ceremony will take place at
7:30 p. m. in the Wheatland
Methodist church. Miss Marquardt
is a member of the MYF of the El-
lison Avenue Methodist church.
* * *
Part of Woe To
NEW YORK, June 6—(U>>—Shed
a tear for the father of the bride.
Not only is he the guy who foots
the bills for all the satin-and-lace
productions of the June wedding
season. But he also is the person
who suffers the worst case of jit-
So report Mr. and Mrs. Harcourt
Harris, who run a New York pho-
tographic studio specializing in
candid coverage of weddings. After
10,000 weddings, they’ve ended up
worrying more about the father of
the bride than any other member
of the family.
“I’ve never yet seen a father who
isn’t green as he goes down the
aisle,” said Mrs. Harris. “He al-
ways looks as if this is the last
Maybe he’s just thinking of the
Family Dinner Is Held
In O. C. Kline Home
Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Kline, 316
South Evans, entertained with a
family dinner at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Guests included; Mr. and Mrs.
Clinton Bowling, Cindy and Kenny
of Harrisburg, Arkansas; Mr. and
Mrs. B. J. Williams and Irene of
Wichita, Kansas; Mr. and Mrs.
James Williams of Cordell and
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Bowling and
Russell Ray of El Reno.
Honth End Barker Arena*
PLAN MOVE HERE
Mr. and Mrs. Hank Brower and
son, Larry of Oklahoma City will
establish their home in El Reno in
the near future. Mr. Brower is
employed as a car salesman for
* * *
Mr. and Mrs. Bee Hunt, 315 North
Bickford, had as their one o’clock
dinner guests Sunday Mrs. R. A.
Lechtenberg, Oakland, Calif., Miss
Wanda Jones, Oklahoma City, and
Sgt. Arthur Hurlburt, Tinker Field.
* # *
HOSTS AT DINNER
Miss Bertel Plaut and Miss Leah
Sobel of Oklahoma City, were din-
ner guests Sunday evening of Mr.
and Mrs. Alfred Plaut and daugh-
ter, Lenore and son, Harvey, 1113
Mr. and Mrs. O. K. Curry, 704
South Macomb were guests Satur-
day in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Paul Loy in Shawnee.
Mrs. Harris said brides seem the
calmest of all on the big day; may-
be because their big problem,
catching a man, lias been solved.
She would rate bridegrooms next
to fathers in nervousness. One
bridegroom in particular she never
“I noticed he was pretty shaky
beforehand,” she said. "And he
swayed a little as he walked to the
altar. But the ceremony went off
smoothly. The bridegroom made
all the proper responses, slipped
the ring on the bride’s finger, kiss-
ed her—and fainted.”
Mrs. Harris said such occasions
fortunately are rare, that most
weddings do go off smoothly, or at
worst with such “minor” mishaps
as a lost bridal gown.
Mrs. Harris, an attractive bru-
nette, was herself a victim of for-
getfulness when she was a bride.
Her wedding was scheduled for
the Waldorf-Astoria hotel, and
when she was ready to dress, the
bridal gown was nowhere to be
“Whoever was in charge of it,
had forgotten to bring it over from
the apartment,” she said. “We sent
a maid home to get the gown, and
the cab broke down on the way.
By the time my dress arrived, I
was ready to go to the altar in slip
and bridal veil.”
Mrs. Harris joined her husband
in business during World war II.
“Somebody had to run the shop
while he was in the service,” she
said. “I came in to help . . . and
here I am.”
She and her husband say they’ve
noticed many changes since the
studio was opened 20 years ago.
“Mothers of the brides are pret-
tier and younger-looking now,” she
said. “Some of them you’d mis-
take for the bride.”
Couples arc marrying at a young-
“But what worries me,” said
Mrs. Harris, “is the attitude some
of them have. They approach mar-
riage with the idea, ‘Well, if this
one doesn’t work out, we can al-
ways get a divorce.’ ”
Matter of fact, the Harris stu-
dio has had several return cus-
Said Mrs. Harris:
“Not too long ago, a divorcee
called me, said she was getting
married again, and asked how
much of a trade-in we would al-
low on the pictures of her first
About Home Folks
Mrs. Jack H. Goode and Mrs.
Edgar Hartman of Oklahoma City
were guests Sunday afternoon in
the home of their cousin, Verne H.
Reische and Mrs. Reische, 517
South Rock Island.
By RON BURTON
United Press Staff Correspondent
Mr. and Mrs. Jess W. Haydon,
1101 South Rock Island, left Mon-
day for a two-week vacation in
Washington, D. C., Virginia and
Maryland. While in Washington
they will be guests in the home of
their son-in-law and daughter, Mr.
and Mrs. Elwood H. Whitley and
sons, Ronney and Gary.
Frances Reynolds, student of
Windham House Episcopal Train-
ing School for Women and the Un-
ion Theological Seminary in New
York City, is spending a vacation
with her parents, JVlr. and Mrs.
A. W. Reynolds, 519 South Choc-
taw. Frances plans to leave Friday
for Cass Lake, Minn., where she
will work with the Indian program
during the summer.
Kay Porta, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. A. Francis Porta, 514 South
Hoff and Nan Flippen, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Ryman H. Flippen,
1008 South Hadden, left Sunday for
the Wagon Wheel ranch, near Mc-
Cloud, where they are attending
the Episcopal Youth Summer con-
ference. Mrs. Porta and son, Phil
and her mother, Mrs. Gladnor A.
Barnard, 500 South Hoff, accom-
panied the girls to the ranch, re-
turning Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Ramsey K. Hardy,
1001 South Shepard and Mr. and
Mrs. Albert J. Houle, jr.^attended
the Oklahoma City-Beaumont base-
ball game in Oklahoma City Fri-
day evening. They were joined in
Oklahoma City by Mr. and Mrs.
William L. Marshall of Jones, Ok-
rPAHORE, Pakistan--UPi — Ava
A Gardner has become one of the
most active globetrotters in ihe
MGM’s pride and joy is now per-
forming here in a film, “Bhowani
Junction,” but it won’t be long be-
fore the glamour gal is on her
way again, chalking up a few more
thousand miles of travel.
“I don’t want to go' back to Hol-
lywood just yet,” she said. I’m
going to take another holiday in
Europe first. I might as well, you
know. I have to go back to Lon-
don, anyway, to complete the in-
terior scenes for this picture.”
Prior to her trip to Pakistan for
this film, Ava had been on a
round - the - world plane junket.
That took her from America to the
Far East, Southeast Asia and on
to Italy, France and Britain.
“I never get tired of traveling,
though,” she added, “and I’m al-
ways looking for new countries to
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Divorce Can Wait
The star’s divorce from Frank
Sinatra is still pending, and she
will have to return to the state of
Nevada to resume residence there,
in order to get the divorce final-
ized. She’s not in a n y hurry to
achieve this, however, and doesn’t
expect to be back in the U. S. be-
Director George Cukor has been
keeping Ava and her co-star, Stew-
art Granger, working long hours in
an endeavor to get the location
filming of “Bhowani Junction”
completed and get b a c k to Lon-
Mr. and Mrs. Henry R. Von
Tungeln, southwest of El Reno and
their guest Mrs. Philip Gene Von
Tungeln of Norman and Mrs. Mor-
ris Hurst, 1015 East Rogers attend-
ed the Commencement exercises
of the University of Oklahoma in
Norman Sunday evening. Philip
Gene Von Tungeln, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Henry R. Von Tungeln was
a member of the graduating class.
He received his BS degree. The
Philip Gene Von Tungelns plan to
leave El Reno Friday for Hous-
ton, Tex., where he has accepted
a position with the Gulf Oil com-
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I had always wanted to vNit.”
Originally, it had been planned 1
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