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June 13, 1958 (60 Years Ago) Mary Frances Baumgarten, the three-year-old daughter of Mrs. Mary Ann Baumgarten, was complimented with a party on June 6, celebrating her birthday. A homecoming meeting was held at the Moseley Hall Baptist church Sunday, June 1 with a large attendance. Guest speaker for the occasion was Rev. Claude T. Hall, of Southside church in Perry. A bountiful dinner was enjoyed during the noon hour. Miss Marilyn Cole and fiancé, Harry Drake, whose wedding will be an event of June, were honored with a dinner party…

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June 6, 1958 (60 Years Ago) St. Mary’s Episcopal Church celebrated its 75th anniversary with appropriate ceremonies last week. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Moore are the proud parents of a fine little boy, who came to make his home with them Sunday afternoon. He has been named Thomas C. Jr. Both mother and baby are doing nicely in the Madison County Memorial Hospital. The mother is remembered by her many friends as Mrs. Carolyn Williams. Rev. James T. Barber began his fifth year as pastor of the First Baptist Church, here…

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May 30, 1958 (60 Years Ago) Ernie Page, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Page, celebrated his 70th birthday Saturday afternoon with a party for 20 young friends at his home. Mrs. Page and Miss Vicki Page, Marion Arnold and Susan Smith assisted with the games and in serving. Favors were all-day suckers. The Rev. James T. Barber will preach the Madison High School commencement sermon at 8 p.m. Sunday, June 1, in the First Baptist Church. Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Simpson, Jr. are now residing in Bermuda, where Mr….

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May 23, 1958 (60 Years Ago) Kirk Pittman’s Gulf Service, is holding its big formal opening May 23 and 24, with a big celebration, during which a portable television will be given away Saturday night. In addition, balloons and lollipops will be handed away to the children. Kirk will also give a set of four antique auto tumblers with each sale of seven or more gallons of Gulf Gas. Debbie Wheeler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Graham Wheeler, celebrated her fifth birthday Friday afternoon with a lovely party. About fifty young…

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