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Wednesday, June 23, 2010 • Posted June 22, 2010 10:00 PM

Lutheran Church Vacation School Registration Today

June 19, 1970

Pre-registration will be held today, June 19, for Trinity Lutheran Bible School for next week, June 22 to 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Registrar will be at the church from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., or call 833-4771 or 833-4526.

Pre-registration will make it possible to have enough material for all children coming.


June 23, 1961

Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Binseil announce the engagement of their daughter, Doris Kathleen, to Neal Pahl, son of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Pahl of Fredericksburg.

The bride to be is a 1958 graduate of Blanco High School, and a 1961 graduate of South West Texas State College.

Her fiancé is a graduate of St. Mary’s High School of Fredericksburg, and attended Nixon Clay Business College.

An August 5th wedding is being planned in the Catholic Church of Fredericksburg.

Kendalia ready

June 20, 1980

Kendalia – The annual Kendalia Homecoming and Beef Barbecue is set for Sunday, June 22 at the Kendalia Community center.

More than 400 people are expected to attend for the festivities which include the barbecue dinner between 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., country and western music and a country store featuring locally made handicraft.

About 50 gifts have been donated by Kendall and Blanco County businessmen for a drawing to be held starting about 3:00 p.m. Tickets for the drawing of $50 has been donated by the Kendalia Community Club, which is sponsoring event.

Maxine Jonas, President of the Kendalia Community Club, has invited anyone interested in good country food and fun to join the community for its Homecoming.

Blanco YHT to Attend Area VII College Clinic

June 19, 1970

Members of the Blanco Chapter of Young Homemakers are planning to attend the annual Area VII College Clinic to be held in San Marcos on July 8th and 9th at Southwest Texas State University.

Creativity will be the theme of this year’s college clinic, from learning how to be creative ourselves to learning about creativity in our children; from creativity in food preparation to creativity in fashion, poise and charm; from creativity with kits and materials present by American Handicraft of Austin to creativity in “Junk Art” by Frank Valasak of San Antonio.

Lindendale Group Starts Library

June 23, 1961

The Linendale Community Center has started a library, according to a report sent by Mrs. M.L. Moore, president of the Linendale Center. Some books were donated and the Comfort Library brings books to use.

The members of the Center meet for a domino party every third Wednesday of the month and will have the library open then for the community to check out books.

The past year people of the community were fortunate in having access to the bookmobile which stopped at the community center once a month.

Mrs. B.G. Hale and Mr. and Mrs. M.L. Moore attended several library meetings and helped get the library started. Mrs. Moore says, “Let’s read more and learn more.”

Maxine to Attend Needlework

June 19, 1970

Mrs. Maxine Cain of Maxine’s Knit Shop will attend the Southwest Needlework Market in Dallas from Friday, June 26, through Sunday, June 28.

Discussions and seminars will be given by fashion coordinators for the yearn companies. Highlight will be a style show Saturday given by professional needle crafters at which time new designs and creations in needlework, knit work and ladies and children’s wear will be exhibited. Leading manufacturer of yarn will be represented at the meeting.

Walnut WSCS Meets

June 19, 1970

The Walnut Woman’s Society of Christian Service met Tuesday, June 9, at 9: oo a.m. at the church house for regular meetings.

In the absence of the president, Vice President Mrs. Opal Shahan presided. The devotional was given by Mrs. Max Wenmohs.

A thank you letter was read from Hill-Top village for the box of Linens the Society had sent home.

Those presents were Mrs. Opal Shahan, Mrs. E. Bergman, Mrs. Max Wnmonhs, Mrs. Alberta Hyatt, and Mrs. Alberta Haynes.

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