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THE / J CUBA FREE VOLUME 1, NUMBER 46 CUBA, MISSOURI  THURSDAY, ECHOES OF JEFFERSON Methodist Minister Honored First, he buiR a ix)rtabIe desk. lends helped him it ir rened room t 1arketa and 7th Streets, Philadelphia. Then Yirgini lwyer Thomas Jeff- ehson, qul in ,and, wrote a 1,817 word manusept ("When in the Course of Human events"--) Ou J.une 28, 1776, ,the corn rni,ttee apointed to pc togeaer a declaration of independence Jefferson's reet to ,the Con- tinental Congress. Verbal fireworks went off. Cngress---hich heuded an ironmonger, soliers, merckarts, 4a minister, and p Ben aflcltn--didn't "buy word for word what Jefemon's qtll pen had w1tte. Tureday vening .t 6 p.m. June 22, a Feliowehip Spper was glve in 'honor of ReVerend and Mrs. Fred Harper ,to wel- come t`hem backtto Cuba MeCuh- odast Church fr a notaxer year. ("We hold these truths to be Notice qhe poponenhs for *he de- velopmeut of the Memhee Basin are urging every one in favor f ,i Ito wrRe btedors o the Sen- tors .and conre request- ig hey work or he project. As a  of ,llelpi anyone who is irte & would Rke help in composi he leirs, phans v beeh mte o 'lave a tpist Vaitable at the eif.evident,'--) pha's Immracne Office begir- ng Wedesy July 5h. There Mb of ,_ d the I 'l  o ce b e tyg suggestion were ' deplceable."l will be dov l vrnes and ad- Cangress didn' okav Jeff [dresses of both  Su- crson's arat, gmnert of the Bnt Ish people and King Gem'ge IH or encourin slave rade, Jefferson called "an ex- c rble commerce." Some 88 w0mds  leaving 1,337. In the final f0rm of  Dec- Oovred dishes having been pi.cod on ltclmn ble tam guests l, iied past and served emsell, ofdteria tyle %0 fried Chicken, green beans, slaw, 'salads, pie .and coffee. Blgs were sad in prayer  Reverend Harper at e table. A box wRh 'Hs' .and one marked wih "Hers' were pass- ed m'ound dumig the leavening with a slot cut in o and galy decorated pa,per arotml each.. ,The men t Ckte fellowship 6o- rtmd to "His' and ,taqe lies to 'Hers'. These were then re- spectively preseed to Rev. and Mrs. Haper by Mas. Rose Wggixts fo the group. A ood ,time was erjoyed we Rev. nd Nhs.  opened ,ahetr ,boxes ,to see  had mst money. Many song select- ions were sung by he gup ter vich  meeg ad- jmwned uti *he next month mt Sm and d V. Long and eagsm RiChard Iehord  be mah-ahle for those wo need *hese. NEW BARBER SHOP TO OPEN JULY 5th A sead stream of ,lettrs fr h aorable  Of prejeot are needed ttiam are ur@ed %O wrte Anothe ew business "firm i Cuba and another addo or the   Cedar wtt open Wedsday July 5, Wmn Mr. WRer MGra wltl ,letters at  or *hree  a nv, modern berber shop wek rvais. It's the nmber I An ad  n li e- of loRem received for al a.ldiin of  (ba Free Press galmt mt Imprem the mm tnll ee the  of Mr. Wk0a. l lVw and  iv-  ' ]C him elzem  come tn ml . ' ' " - ' "i I atlu'fmd" Mr. & Mrs. Charles E. Cregh- on celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary at titedr home in Cuba Sumtay, J ,xie 18 ad o'ver one hadred of heir fvieaxls and relatives joined in he happy occasion. Two of Jee were over 90 years old '& have been friends of COle Creigh- ons since hey were all chfldlXm iving in dae I)ei Communty. The diving room was beautA- ul'ly decorated wRh a larg fle- r,M center piece on the table, otaher flower aranemens and .the lace covered serving table :'held a bau/ul tatree, iered wed- ,cake wh a gold 50 em- blem on i and the punch and coffee service. A ,aalff ure gld tree on a )Id base held  50 ,silver dllam spra3l w gold and lhang fro he limbs preeted to them by their child- ren. Mr. and Mrs. Crei$hton al- so had a very u.nusua and lov- ely boutnerre ,nd corsage made of moIev wi%h quarrs & other ,coixts in gold ,as, the flew- ers on gold stems and leaves. The wedding  and other cakes vith sandiche punch & coffee were, served to their guests. Miss Mayme McNicol, dugh- tter of Mr. fid Mrs. James Me NcM ,and Charles E. Ce4ghton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christo- pher Ceighton who .aue[Ide school together a Delhi veve I marrred June 14, 1911 in the Presbyterian Church a Spring- ,fe,ld, Ill. by Rev.: Thomas L. Logan. They had made the trip rom St. Louis by the lectric terurban train which was'a aew arid special feetur of tra vel mt the time The everting of heir wedding day they atend- ed a movie and were surprised ,to find her brother, James R. McNcol & his bride there also.. They'ned he and Miss Gen- evieve Beacler lhad been married ha St. Louis the same day & had chosen the same trip and movie.The two coupbes.spent a week in Springfield on their h ,and twenty-five years ev on their slver wed- ding ann,iversary he two couples nmde ,the same ip gain. Mrs. McNicSlassed awax in 1948. Mr. ,and Ms. Creghn have two ehtlde,n, Mrs. Grace Borg- hoff of Bentwood and William E. Creghton of Maplewood. qhey have five grandchildren. Mr. Creighto was employed as n ,g'meer for the Frisco at he tame of eir mar,age. They went to housekeeping in Salem, Mo. wlere  ived about 4 Tears before moving back .%o St. Louis. They came o Cuba n 1939 %nd have ]}ved' here ever ,since except for win%er molls in ret year which theyy nv spend in St Louis. I. CMghon has receqved hs 50 year pin from the Fire- rlt'%'sl ',Ortliztion Of trrain- mn and Mrs. Creightm has ben ta member of the Grand InemmionaI Auxili,arry for 40 years. Mr. ,and Mrs. Creighn are shill active nenabers o the Pres- bytet&n Church in Cuba and she seldom misses one of the weeklyy qufltng sessimm. Te4r( many ferIs exfend eong oat e happy mlestane n their lfe nd em my more gether. , ws trained over ,to prie John Dunlap ,o o printed on broa- ldes. Belt the oztginal copy was ,mxl one of his es a ttacbd o a page ha the jourrml of the Ckmg s. I was read aoud fotr days lter in lh$}adphia; in Eas/xm, Pa., & , in Trenton, N. J. Then, on the :vgh of July 9, R w rel by rcler of General George Wash- inwn o his oops ,ha New York 's  Park. ("th among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursu/t of Hap- "lhe Declaioa--engross on parclamept--as signed by mem- bets of Congress on nd after August 2, 1776. In fact, Thomas MeKean of e rejoined WhSb-tgton's array beware sign- rg nd said later he signed in "1781. True, ,there were clmnges from e originl document. Bu nt ore word, not one letter, Was altered in ds par of the Declaration: "Tlat to secure these rigls, overnmertts are ,nstituuted a- rrmn,g Men deriving their just Powers from the consent of the oerned." ADDLE CLUB TO HAVE HORSE SHOW The annn:al ,1l western Ihorse how given by ,the Cttba 'Rou-gh "Riders' Sacldle Club wfl] be ald his yyear on SaSurday even- irtg July 8 at .the Cuba Com- ,n, Park. There wH be $50. n prize roney and rihbans .given in[ eeh of the 12 classes which ,are legi,se,red Quarter Horse mod- el, Children's Pleasure Pole ertdi.g, Men's BarreI Race, ]Ve's Western Pleasure, Clo- Ver Leaf, Stock Horse Reining, Western andy Hrse, County lleasure. Fhg Raee, Lades Western Pleasure and Plug Race See heir a dvertisemertt else- Where in The Cuba Free Press. REMEMBER WHEN -- . The family used to take a Sun- Uay afternoon stroll  now its : a sign of "too poor te own a MISS RUTH COMANS BRIDE OF LT. HERMAN OBERKROM, U.S.A.F. dughter f Mr. md Mrs. K. L. Comrs of Pscagouh became the bride of Lt. I-Irnmn F W. Oberkrom, Saaday, June 17.h. t he Rase Clapel, Keesler AFB Biloi, ,1VIss, jOlpd,n A. _ Ce,emt performed She double .ring ceremry a 5:30 o'clock. Miss Mary Axm Moore was the soioist. The bride was given in mar- mi,mge  her a*her & dlosv for her wedding an original gown: of tultle and ehmUly  posed over brki ' rl' 'lace bodice was ,ighly fried mad ewre o a poir in ghe frmt & back. The Sabriaa mckle was edged n soaped chammy ,ace aplkled wth h'r&iiscent sequins and mock petal. The }zee 1 pered %O a Ixdrt over he hands. The bo sktt  of tflle with mppliques of  re- embroidered w pearls  se- quints. ,Her hlgetp veil of lsm was ragd %o crown of seed pearis mad /vvl- descert ClUlnS md  bouquet wee ste and  or- clida. Mble Comans, er of he bride was Maid of  & Mrs. J-nes E.  md Ev ,em  were her blde- mal. The- dresses were zet lezh blue embroidered silk ormm over me w P sieeves m!  e Ime were L& qm Hmmtt mt :/at. Aen . Thxmmtm. aceemor, etxm wih w The gm0m'e s  wu o .wl  eeeet.. ninny a reception was held at he Officer's Club. The link.s theme of majestic  & ad &xli in ?he ebm'ch ws carried out t the recepikm. ReceiIrg at lo recepp were Ms Glm O- berkrem, Mary Grac Cmas, he brides and gromm parenffa & the w pary.  the ecepton were, Mrs. Hew- ar Wver, Mrs. John {2. L,, atd Miss r,le er mad pre at ae bde's book. wa ... P. E. . For mav4Ixg *he bride  bhm g sut wh beige .accessories. Her corsa was white orchdds. le couple %ook a so tri9 o Dawlpbin Islnd. A ex%nd- ed trp ks pmmed  e ve I Yelow Sore N, atiorl Park md M. Rher Waslhagton. They will our tese places enrme o leir ,tmme in Spokane, Wash0on. Out of own guests were, Mr. Don Dauli of CbAcu, Ikl., Mr. and Mrs. Emil Oberklxn, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Oberkren nd Gloria of Cuba, Clyde Shue of N)eav Ortlemas, La., Mr. and Mrs. Helann Pace of Jeckson, .Miss., Mary Gace Comarm, sister of ae brae, of 2kkyo, Japan, .Charles Wiisan, Mrs. I d W, Miss Ruth Morrow rand Elmer Jnson of Ntchez, iss. Stork Shower For Mrs. Gerald McGinnis 1Vrs. Gerald M,ci,rmis was hotoree at ,a stork shower given for ler by 1VHss Plls Ramori a ,the ,lmme of Mr. and Mrs. Bill &locklev iSumday tffirnoon, June 25. The g room was dec- laced in pink anM blte stream- ors from the 1,itt  to Jthe able where he many lov- ely and ueeul gifts were ar- ranged. Refreshmens of eake, ice cream, emonade, {oa and cof- fee were served. "Then there/was ,tim woman who had Presiden Kennedy was going to demand a recourtt in the hope hat ixn had won ftr a,l."--CIma Neal, K/own County (Hobart, Oka.) Star- Reviow, PRESS GOLF COURSE OPENS J ULY FOURTH Course will be plyable Tues. July 4'h. All golfers and *he,ir families are invRed to come out and ,tee off. The course is locuted 2 mikas south of Cuba on Hwy 19. See their adv. elsewhere in Tle Ctba Free Press. JUNE 29,1961 '{ EIGHT PAGES GOOD FRIENDS PART 22xp 427 are sorry ,o ose some of ,its very best riends te movingna away from  of Mx. nd Mrs. Tom Barlws .and finfly. MI Barlows has ,leen active for man years in cub scouting, as" has Mr. Barlows in eubbing and in regular scouting, too. Thedr son, Jerry, was  seou- hag in Troop 427 far over four yeas. Jerry is a gzxIscxtwho was ustwovthy and ioal to ls superiors. Before Jrry left he gave to the ,troop a carved plywood plaque wi ,'the scout burned   wood. Jer- ry ttained  ,rank of First Class. Is. J,ane Brlows gave *he troop a new fifty-star flag md !CHOSEN CHILD OF THE WEEK Mr. ,and Mrs. Wm. Dowrng have been rmfied by eP&ul Deimis &tudo t  5!& mon old sor, Willimn Eaxl, Jr. has been selected as. 4fire cld of .tihe week in tiedr recent pho- tos. LOST CHILD FOUND SIecial report by Leasburg Correspondent, Mrs. Elsie Fitzgerald Stmd about 2:30 p.m. the he siren sounded f' elp as a lile 4 year old boy was miss- &a,g. Quite a largo crowd turned out o took for ,him. I had taken  wrong road out of town .and kept wIkmg,; not siff, several pieces of fie sl-]  where he was. He was verv,, some cups and saucers l fotmd bout 2 mi.les ot, by a and  ice ,tble. Mr. ,d. Irs.  of St. _ . I Lou  ,had jed la th we wm miss mm btt are sarch. Poor lfe fellmv was camtoed %o know our lmswiB _ red'  ^-tn   h  couldn't e mrma s gaxn. I see whey .fire e ing. CIVIL WAR TO BE CUBA FAIR PARADE THEME IN CHAPE: PARADE Era,1 Forbes, ChaLma, J. I. Dodd md O. J. PRIZES AND CLASSES ARE AS FOI.J.W: 1, Busin Firr ar Resorts $25.00 $15.00 $10.00 2. Civic,  nd Religious 25.00 15.00 10.00 Oron 3, Fm Floats 25.00 15.00 10.00 4. Bicyls . Boys 5.00 3.00 2.00 b. GtXl 5.00 3.00 2.00 BAVDS FEATURED IN PARADE: Owerlle, Mo. High School Bml --  High Scho Bm'd, Calm I4Agh Sohool Band I SURPRISE DINNER FOR 1 MRS. VEACH [ Mrs. Herb Eaton emerained lt a surBrlse y for her mother, Mrs. Mtm Vetch, Snd 25, t e Eton hme. ,Tmso helping her celebre were her ilmsbaa, Mr. . reach, Mr. and Mrs. w'm. Mar- n of Sel 'rifle, Mr ad Mrs. Robert reach and h. She also received a bwthd phone  from ,her son-in-Iaw & d.augter , Ctfl. & Mrs. David lVtler of Aver, Mass. LT. OBERKROM AND BRIDE GIVEN RECEPTION Mr. nd Mrs. Fred Oberkrora were hsts *o ,a wedding reeep- on Sunday Jtme 25 from 4 to 8 o'clock at *he Cuba lark Pa- vilion ,hormrg etr sm, IX. Heranan F. Obe-vrom end his bride,  former  Ruffn Oamas of Pascagoula, Miss. Imy were ,amied J ume 17 t the base clmpal t Kceer Air Force Base, Miss. ApprlmUtely one htmdred d severity Sire fes mad 4lve tended. The deco- tio were the atml wlte wedding bells  atream- rs wih ble  of lme et-t flowem. Mr,. Edwin Herflein ad MP& Jotm Mm ze--were m ahae of the re- ception  wexe  by Mrs. Ama Ial%oa. Ms. Earl Brown of Bretwo0d md M. Bud Kg of Jeer- son Gtty opened and mmged e  ovely md I glets. Ms G4orh Obevkrmn ws in arge of the $est book. A l of tmm, tm'kev, I aleken mad,  mlad: : Et f gueMr. m B, M. mind  lnmk  Lau/M. &  Mala mMt Mm.C.L. tmt and dmtttr, #m Mr,  tam. .Mam Niewkt 'm dmW3tmr, Jell of K, Mr  L. M. Avery  Wsh, Mo., Rev. & Mxs. Wler Nleavld of New Hvea, lo., Mr. ad Mrs. E. L. NovId of Frkedom, Mo., Mr. d 1s. Rel. a Ama, eas of, Mo., Mr. arl Mrsl Edw  d Mrs. Mrge I-kard of Dxon, Mo., Mr. ,ald Mv Har- Wl- lisms and Mr. ad Mxs. H. O- berkrmn of St. Jmes, Mrs. Bud 1rm and ddren, Iarrie Lee & I-hrl of Jeerso Ci, I Mr @nd Mrs. Perry H. Scott, Mr. and Mrs. E. er, iVlr. md Mrs. N. E. Sot, r. & Mr& L. A. W%$1t, Mr. sa-d Mrs. George Oberkrem, Mr. & Mrs. Freeman Soot awd Mr. & Mrs. 17eph Palmer ad dauer, Ju- dy, all of Steelville, Mo. SHARON VEDDAR GRADUATES FROM NURSES SCHOOL JANE BARLOWS GIVEN SURPRISE FAREWELL PARTY FRIDAY Friday evenimg over twe friends of Mi. J,ae Barlow 2tered t ,the home of . boreta Taylor and suPpred M with a farewaU tmr. M.. Bat.- tows aztd CMdren were leaving the e0t da o join ,her tmsband in their uev lmme in  An- gelos, Calif. Mrs. Geevgetm Shasserre & daughter Shama bad offered Mrs. avlows   bome of some of her .lends f- a fM arewel *ad onttmir ,m- rval t Taylor Mrs. w greeted by dl th frend She lbad dready %oId gode & the ones she. was panp4 ix, se ho hppily sang ou 'Sur.- prise' when she arrived. The group so had" ready a beauul 3 pice nted t f Luggage w#dch  presergd " a gt. SI tso receiv- ed 'a tovely  of house pers.  Afiter aong eveu.ig of v- iin,g and advice to ;Jane on her trip and her recital of e ny experiences she %ad efi- red in motheR, "Sm.ll we ke ts or not?" A w sames of bingo vth household rtiolee such as paper napkins, Jell-O, e. as prizes were played. Refreshments of turkey sal- ad, tma_ tish sand,idhes asd puneh and coffee were served ad all dd so see se heir rond ave but wish-  and her aily idh happiness nd success in ,their nw lme and Job in the Gld- Lm West. ARMED FORCES NEWS-- IC 3 Vilam B. ibeer, Jr. o is mgoed at Gret was home over the weekend. FATHER AND ..... DAUGHTER GIVEi- BIRTHDAY DINNER ther  nd his ur, oree at   naT'- A bet mr  kr- Jdme Hwm,  an Bob CoIng  ehtre Au- gtm md Jewel Butler, Mlntt Sdmte, DoRic mt Ydmm M_Keffer, Susie & John MB- ler, Dora McKeffor, Wlnzel and children md Lu. Davis md children. ./ B I RTHS - Mr. mad Ma E. W. Tavemm are happy to annoume e rval of a sort, June 21st at St. Fancis I-iospad i,n Wa. He weighed 8 ,ls., 4 oes. and hs been rmnod Alma Wey. nd- parerAs are Mr.  Mrs. Im Wikey of Rt. 2, Cuba. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Perkh proudly mmouncing e 1 of a 7 lb son, Sunday, Jme 25. Tte new member  e amlly been mmed J'Sseph L. Per- kins, Jr. Proud grandparen we Mr. mad Mrs. Joe L. Perkins and M. and Ms. Earl Forbes Prot great grandparents are Htflda Park, Mrs. Eua Bloun and M. and Mrs. Jolm Perkins. CLIFF BERRY Cliff Berry is a very versatile performer. As a youngster, he performed with  family and as he grew older branched out far himself. Cliff presents a fast moving juggling act that is quite different from the usual ype of jugglirg acts. Not only does he jlggle vm'its objects such as.: balls and ndian clubs but e also per- forms diicul fets of juggl,ing while balancing on a tmieyl. Cliff is also quite a comedian on  unlcyle. He Is also quite a mueian and vocalist. So you see he is que a versatile performer. HOSPITAL NOTES SHARON LOLl VEDDA.R Miss Saron Lou Veddr, daugh,ter of Mr. annd Mrs. lb- et Veddac of Cuba graduated fom hte Barnes H'pial School of Nursing, June 15. Sharon is a 1958 graduate of Hgh Se/x>ol of Seda]ia. When she completes her trMn- ing program, Algust 31st she plaus *o work in Pediatrics & continue her studies at Wag- On.on Uniarsity ill St. Louis. Mr. ,and Mrs. Veddar moved 4x) Cuba from Sedal a lfl*le over a year ago. He Is employed at he Cuba She Co. as Last- ing foreman and she  the Cu- Ma: AIxn oe, u.nderea major surgery at Jewish Hosp. in St. Louis, Thursday. Her daughter, Mrs. Clora Winscher aso .had major surgery t the same hospital le sme day, Thursday, Mrs. Jean Weller was tae by ambulance to the Phelps County Hospita. Mrs. Geo. A. Brown returned home from theRolla Hoqital Monday evening. David Was taken to the Barnes Hospital last Tues- day night Mrs. Mary Dotson was taken by ambul,anee from the doc- tor's off!co to her home Mon- day. Mrs. Via Fann returned lmme fn Barnes HospRal last Wed- nesday. Mr. Chgs. VvM& was .aken o .e Missouri Baptist Hos. Mon. Mrs. oVohn Rohrr ertered Deaconess H. Satta-ehy. James D. Weble and Joan Decker of St. Lou who were injured in an uto aeelde on EB Hwy. 66 near in Sire- day were taken $o Dhelps OO. Hosp. Mi Ca Glassey eltenM ba office of the Meramee Tele-[Mo: Bptist Hoap. Monday and phone Co. tmderweut surgery W.