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October 4, 1962     The Perkins Journal
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October 4, 1962

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PAGE 4 THE PERKINS JOURNAL, PERKINS, OKLAHOMA THUR3DAY, OCTOBER 4, ii, ) Assisting the hosts at the re- ception and with the serving were Mrs Burel Shelton, Mrs Bert Traver. ?.~.~s A.J. Clemens, Mrs Donald G~rdner, Mrs Ray Honey- cutt, Mrs Kenneth Youngblood, Mr: C-,7ad Schreiner, Mrs Cecil At:ft. ?~rs v,'ner Hemphill, Mrs F :~,:'c:.~ He,u!'y and Mark Hall. ;~'/. hating at the guest book ..... ~ Mis~: Tudy Sloan. Miss Kath- ?-yn Clemens and Miss Sharon Cooper. The families of this honored couple lived about two miles apart in the Mammoth School district near Meeker, where Clarence and Stella attended sch- ool together. Stella's parents were Mr and Mrs Wesley H. Ward, and Mr and Mrs Nelson P. Hall were the parents of Clarence. On Sept. 18, 1912, Clarence drove to the hon~,c' of his b-,'ide-to- oc, wi~n his horse anti buggy, and they went to the home nearby oi the l~ev. Beane where the wedd- in.g ceremony took place. Witness- es were Clarence's sister, Myrtle, Stella'$ sister, Enloe, also his cousin, Lena was present. MR. AND MRS. CLARENCE HALL Halls Are Honored On Anniversary On Sunday afternoon, Sept. 16, friends and relatives gathered at *he home of Clarence and ,~ ~ia Hall in Tryon to help them ~":~ brato 50 years of married life. ~', ,' ~::~'.,3 guests, representing 22 '~, .ns were present. Hosts for" the Golden Anniver- :::,~ry ,vent were their daughter, Ada Estelle Sloan, her husband, Gerald, and their children Jerry ":i~ ,Judy. p"~gram was presented on "'" :a-"n, with Mrs Bert Traver !~t~~," of corelllonies. Invocation and congratulations were presented by Rev. Floyd Jones, of Tulsa, who is the pastor of the Christian Union church, where the Halls are members. life of the honored couple, which she entitled "Memories," was presented by Mrs Rich Perrin. "Past, Present and Future" was given by Judge Don Powers of Chandler, and Miss DeAnn Kirk- 9atriek gave a musical reading entitled "Home." The Hails granddaughter, Judy, then sang "May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You" and Mrs Bert Trave, rend a poem "Jusl Fifty Years Ag~." Best wishes and benediction, by Rev. H.I. Jones, concluded the program. The refreshment table was covered with a linen cutwork em- broidered cloth, and was centered with a lovely arrangement of gold The brides wedding dress was ankle length, styled with the iashion of that day,made from all-over embroidery,with many scallops. It imd short puffed sleev- es and she wore long half-hands, white slippers, and a wide leghorn hat which crowned her long dark hair. Her hat was decorated with roses, covered with net and streamers of ribbon hung down dth back. Their first home was on a farm in that neighborhood and Clarence taught school for six terms, they also farmed. After they moved to Tryon, a group of TryorL citizens organized the Tryon Trading company and Clarence was named the manager. In 1921 Clarence became cashier of the Farmers and Merchants bank, where he still works most A vocal solo, "Always" was mums, accented with an emblem of the time. In 1937 we wer~t to sung by Mrs Arville Clemens of of 50 in gold. Refreshments ofserve Boyd Cowden as deputy Midwest City. golden punch and cake were ser-county treasurer and later for M.C. S]oan, longtime friend of ved, with each serving of cake S.U. Silverthorn. He has been the Halls spoke briefly of the topped with a yellow rose. employed in the State Insurance "Reminiscing" years, followed by Throughout the home were fund and has served two terms in ,~ ~n~ by Mrs Elmer Hemphillof lovely bouquets of gold and yellow the "Oklahoma Legislature. Shella Tulsa, "Whither Thou Goest." roses, carnations and pom-pom says she has been con, tent to be a A short history of the married mums. mother and "housewife." EVANGELIST BILL DAVIS Altus, Oklahoma 7:30 Each Evening Nursery Provided -- Building -- Painting -- -- Siding- Roofing -- Free Estimate 60 Months To PaY Contact Doyle Harral Perkins, Okla. Contractors -- or Jim Roe CA 5-2072, Cushing Fully Insured i i ii Bhmer's Conoco Headquarters For Zerex & Prestone Ill Let Us WINTERIZE Your Car Before Cold Weather Hits! Phone LI 7-2446 CONOCO Perkins -4 ON AT DUSK...OFF AT DAWN 150 feet of effective lighting | I *OG&E installs a pole and fixture. *No equipment investment or down payment reqalred. *OG&E maintains fixture and replaces bulbs. eThe $4.00 monthly charge covers everything including operating cost. Another service of your investor-owned, tax-pay3ng utility. OKLAHOMA ELECTRIC COMPANY