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SOCIETY and CLUBS, (Items must be In by noon M cmd ) Engagement Announced and Mrs. Lynn Harris Oak, Kansas announce engagement of their daugh- Lynda, to Gary Myers, of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin i's, of Americus, Kansas Br'd.. P=rd, ...... re. D. K. Belch. Mrs. Will- Harris and Mrs. J. R. te entertained with a des- bridge party at the Buff- Roam Wednesday evenlng, ' 10. An attractive Maypole :ribbon streamers In pas- ~olors stood on a table in center of the room. The ~e prizes topped with rose- nosegays were arranged nd the Maypole. Those re- ng the prizes were Mrs. ,.' Fair, Mrs. Kenneth Ball, Clifford Jones, Mrs. ~s Dodd, Mrs. Harold Ah- Mrs. A. T. Kramer, Mrs. Kier. and Mrs, F. W. L Jr. P.M. Club Entertained Glenn Tyler entertained members of the Friday Club at her home Satur- May 13. Mrs. Wayne and Mrs. Russell were guests. The hoe- refreshments after canasta was played. Curtis Folsom received members and Mrs. high for the guests. meeting will be Sept. Mrs, Clyde Suchsland. Club Party Kensington Club held birthday party at Roam Thursday May II, with Mrs, LcBow. hostess. There eighteen members and honorary member, Kramer. of Smith present. Mrs. Kramvr lit a gift box which Was RN LP Mrs., Russell Hooker. h~ub m)stery sisters ex- ~Itd birthday gifts. Re- Sets were served and a --- -fUlly [Wdecorated birthday as cut by Mrs, Glenn Sr., president of the Lynda is a student of Kansas State University at Manhattan, Kansas. Gary has been a student of Kansas State .University and is now farming. A fall wedding.____/s planned. club. Ttli's ~as tlie his[meet., ink until fall. Chapter C N ;-P-, E'.O. Chapter CN of the P.E.O. Sisterhood met Tuesday after- noon, May 9. at the home of Mrs. F. W. Boyd, Jr. Miss Mary !lulse was welcomed as a new member by transfer from Chapter AJ. Topeka. Mrs. Frank W. Boyd. Sr. was a guest. A report on the state convention held m Concordia was given by the president and delegate. Miss Helen Staf- ford. She was assisted by Mrs~ Clarence Looses, who gave a report of the Education- al dinner and BIL banquet. Mrs. I. L. Lutz. who reported on the memorial hour, and Mrs. A. T. Kramer, who serv- ed as one of the guards at the convention. Letters of ap- preciation were read for the chapter's work on hmcheon decorations of which Mrs. A. T. Menhuscn and Mrs. Keith Halstead were chairmen and the work on the hospitality and re'gistration committees of whlcti Mrs. Bradley Judy was chairman. This was tim last meeting until fall. Sunshine~iub Sunshine Circle Club met on May 10th with Bernice Carter. 13 lllcnll')ers ~lDt| otlr honorar}, member ans~xered roll with "their favo~'ite flower". A short bus'laves session W~s held. Mary Lagergren received a birthda.~ gift h'nm her Sun- shine Sister. Next meeting will be May 24 with Clara I-[ancock instead of .Mary Diamond. Hos- tess served pleasing refresh ments, Reporter. G. B, Guests for dinner Sunday at the home of Miss Helen star ford were Mr. and Mrs, Olin K. Fear/ng, Mr. and Mrs, J. C. LeBow. Mrs. I. L, Lutz and k~Iiss Mar~/ Hulse. CALENDAR Thursday, May 111 -, Royal Neighbors Minerva Club Guest Break- fast, 9:00 a.m. - Harmony Methodist Church Flower Lovers Club - Mrs. Sarah Walker Monday, May '}| - Supper Club Tuasday,.May 23- Gleaners O.E.S, Wednesday, May t4 - Rebekah Trump It Club Miss Baldwin Complimantad Mrs. Frank Klsslnger, Mrs Ralph Waugh and Mrs, F, W. Boyd, Jr, entertained with a tea at the BUffalo Roam Sat- urday afternoon, May 13, hon- oring Miss Carol Baldwln or Omaha, Nebr., whose mar- riage to Don Klssinger ,,viii take place in July. Carol's mother, Mrs. W, L, Baldwin, of Omaha was also a guest. The tea table was laid with a lace cloth and centered with an arrangement of blue and white flowers in a crystal bowl with blue tapers= In crystal candlesticks on either side. Guests were friends and rela- tives of the honoree and her fiance, Wabber Hon - ak-, 'rs I.H.U. The Webber Homemakers E.H.U. met at the Webber Church for their May meeting. Mrs. Edwin Ross called the meeting to order in the ab- sence of other officers, This was a combined meeting of both Webber and Harrison un- its. Mary Francis gave very interesting pointers on pos- ture and grooming. Mrs. Ed- win Ross r eported 371 attend- ed the District meeting at Belleville. Mrs. Ross reminded members to notify her of road hazards so she might put it in her safety report. This re- port is to be presented to the County Commissioners in the hope of preventing car acci- dents in our c'ounty. There were five members from Har- risen Unit and eight present of the Webber Homemakers. Do plan to attend our June 13 meeting at Hotel Leslie for our one o'clock luncheon. The members plan to visit the Good Samaritan Home and oth- er shut-ins in the afternoon. Meeting adjourned. A delicious variety of cookies, iced tea and coffee were served, --Mrs. Harry Webber. P.R.C, Wast Walnut E.H.U. "Snow in summer" and slip. pery roads caused the May meeting to be pogtponed from May 3 to May 9 when eleven members met at the home of Mrs. Nathan Winslow. Roll call was answered wRh a Mother s Day poem, Mrs. Doyle Silsby presided over the business meeting, Mrs. Roy Headley re- ported on the.district meeting whteh she' and Mrs. Fielden Ftggtns had attended, Mr. and Mrs, Nahan Winslow went to Mr, and Mrs. Floyd Corbett's 40th wedding anniversary eels. bration, which was of interest because the Cot'bctts lived in Walnut township for several years on the farm now owned hy Mr. and Mrs, Eugene La- Rocque. Mrs, Corbett was one of the charter members of the West Walnut unit, which was organized in 1946, and was active in the unlt until they moved away from the 'com- munity in 1952. Two of the charter members still belong .to the unit. Mrs. Eleanor O'Neall and Mrs. Harry Wil- beck. Mrs. O'Neall was pre- sented with a corsage. Tuesday in rec,:,gnition of her 20 years of membership. Mrs. Wilbeck .... m , ,m . was not present at the meet-] eng. The other charter mem- bers were Mrs. Jim Silsby, Mrs. Leo Winslow. Mrs. Wayne Beanblossom, Mrs. Hubert Silsby, and Mrs. Leo Bean- blossom. Back to the news --- Mrs. Cleo Morris presented a Very interesting and. useful lesson on Driving Safety. Everyone took a lively interest in this lesson, for we all drive, though not always from the front seat. A road safety check is to be made by townships in the coun- ty, to find and correct unsafe conditions, such as blind cor- ners, Mrs, Doyle Silsby's clues were so good that no one guess- ed the house party game. Mrs. Nathan Winslow served a de- licious lunch of an old favorite, caramel cake and coffee. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Earl Winslow. Mrs. Virgil War- ner is to give health lesson No. I, on public health facil- ities. --Mrs. Sheridan Self, P.R.C. Christian Gleaners The Christian Gleaners met May 9, The group gave "The Purpose of the Christian Glean- era". Grace Cristman led us in prayer, We sang,"What A Frlend' and ' Footprints. or Jesus", Scrlpture whs For Wi; Walk By Faith, Not By Sight", It Cor, 5:7. Delores Hines read the poem, "Faith and Doubt". The scriptures II were read by Betty McAtee, Pearl Stevens, Alber- ta Diamond and Delores. De- lores gave us "A Sermon In Shoes". We sang "Anywhere With Jesus". Pat Hunter led us in prayer. 15 members an- swered roll call and we had one visitor. Jay Diamond, Se- cretar', ",'. r~Dort was read and appr.x.:C. [:;:tty McAtee gave the tt'e~,-~atrcr's repo~. Itha Se;Imons gave the missionary report. Ls.norc,,' ~, Smith gave the card report. 2i~ church calls were reported. We voted for a pot luck supper May 17 at 7 p.m. to honor Seniors and 8th Grade tL,'aduates of the church. Mary Diamond lid*, us in clos- ing pr~ y'cr. ttostesses were Pearl Stevens and Laura Swit. zer. Next meeting will be May' 23. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Han- son entertained with a Moth er's Day dinner at their home Sunday. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Ray McElroy o! Randall, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Holdren of Munden. Mr. ,and Mrs. Carl McElray and War. ren. Mrs. Lenore Smith. Danny German of Burr Oak. Richard Ball of Superior. Nebr., Ogle Hanson, who was home from Fort Hays State College and the hosts. Mr. and Mrs. Han- son and Lonzy. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Blay- lock and daughter, Time Sue, of Manhattan, Mr. and Mrs. Murlin Blaylock of Smith Cen- ter, Mrs. Maggie Welkins, Mr. and Mrs. John Blaylock. Mr. and Mrs. Chas, R, Thompson, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Ross and granddaughter. Leann Ross,' and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Blaylock. all of Mankato en- joyed a cooperative Mother's Day dinner at the home of Mr, and Mrs, Wayne Blaylock in Mankato, Robert Blaylock of Nampa, Ida, called his par- ents Sunday morning, Mrs. Lenore Smith. Mrs. Lena Greene. and Miss Helen Stafford accompanied Mrs, Keith Anderson. O, E, S, Dia- l,riot Aide. to Jamestown Wed- nesday evenlng on her official visit to that chapter. Miss Sharon Looses. who is attending Fort flays State Col- lege, was home for the week. end, "" "W* "--" farm production financing, your '67 production plans may if like o prompt, confidential farm loan down-to-earth bank rates-come }n and over now. BE IN TIP.TOP SHAPE for summer fun. Have a medical checkup - we are here to serve if vitamins or prescrip- tions are needed. EY P.D.LC. "~ ,/, ) Odes. 4-H" Club___ ,~ZLL COUNTY Rle-C~ ~hursday,, Mf, ay, 18, IN'/, ,, The May meeting of-the[ .... : .... : ........ != ....... ' Odessa 4-H Club was held May 1" at the Westbranch school- house. The meeting was called to order by president Dixie Obert. Roll call was answered by "A way to conserve natural resources". We decided to have our Spring Tour June I. We are going to mow the Odessa Cemetery, our money making project, May 20. We voted to have an exchange meeting with the U. S. Center 4-H Club in July. Steven Obert gave a project talk about his sheep and cow. For music ap- preciation, Jeanette Chert gave a report on a composer and played one of his com- poslUons on "the piano, Duane Atwood gave a conservation talk. Helen Deibert gave a parl/amentary talk, Nyla Thomas read a poem "Smiles" for other program. We were honored to have Mary Frances Holdren as a guest, She gave us pointers on making talks. Refreshments were served by Bollers. The 4-H Club, as a group, attended the Catholic Church in Esbon Sunday. April 30, which was 4-H Sunday, Ap- rll 29, the Home Economics and livestock Judging teams attended the Judging contest at Hays. The livestock team was composed of Judy Awood, Duane Atwood, and Jack Dei- bert. Helen Deibert, Dixie Obert, and Jeanette Obert were the members of the Home Ec. team. Mary Fran- ces Holdren met with four leaders of the club May 11 at Ruth Obert's. Those present were Wiles Deibert, Betty Vo- boril, Ruth Obert and Nola Bess Atwood. -=,Judy Atwood, Reporter. The following clipping was sent to Mrs. Orville Layland by her folks, which is about her nephew, Gary Bechtold, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bechtold, of Victorvllle, Caltf,: Bechtold Top Farmer Victorville -- The state's h/ghest vocat/onal agriculture award, the Southern Regional Star Farmer Award, last night went to Gary Bechtold, presi- dent of Victor Valley chapter, Future Farmers of America. The presentation .was made at a banquet held at California State Polytechnic College, San Luis Obispo. Bechtold also received the state's highest FFA degree, the State Farmer Degree. Only 2 percent of the state's FFA members received the honor each year. Bechtold was acclaimed the "outStanding state farmer" from four Southern California Counties -- Imperial, San Die- go, R/verside and San Ber- nard/no. He plans to attend Cal Poly at San Luis Oblspo, majoring in an/real husbandry, and later in agriculture education, He plans to become a high school teacher. Hls vo-ag projects include 16 commercial beef animals, two show steers, four sows. a boer and 33 feeder pigs, plus his one-third interest in an 80.acre alfalfa ranch. H/s FFA act/v/Ues include, besides the pre ldancy of the chapter, a post as vice-presi- dent. of the citrus section of the county FFA, pert/cipat/on in a local publ/c speaking con- test, co-op quiz and being final- ist in a local production credit association contest. Bechtold has won numerous awards in the San Bernard/no C unty Fair, the National Orange Show and in 4.H club compel/teen. He also has be. on active in community programs for youth and vo-ag students. Dear "Boyds", Will you please renew ore, subscription to the Record mr attached. Now I know what's happen- ing not only on Main Street. but up and down the County Roads, from reading the paper. You do an amazingly good Job of getting news out that's "good news", not Just the bad we sometimes feel the city papers are filled with. I like the new press and the more extensive use of photos. We won't be coming for our usual spring visit as the edit- ors' meeting that usually brings me to the Midwest In the' spring is going to Expo '67 instead. We'll spend a day there "cover/ng" our interests and then work with MeLons Magazine people getting a magazine (prototype) together. Hope to see you in late sum- mer. And Mamie, I never cease to m rvel at all your activities. It's wonderful! Beryl Stanton 1630 Park Read N. W. Washington 10, D. C. CARD OF THANKS =1 I wish to thank my relatives. neighbors and friends for their vrs, cards, visits and gifts fired to family wl,.Ua I was in the heap/tel am/ since Imma. Page 3 '- Section 1 ","' ..... I ...... ! 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