John M. Harth, son of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Harth of Mendota, Ill., will be ordained a deacon for the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau by Bishop John Leibrecht on Wednesday at Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Peterstown, Mo.; Harth is a former news anchor for KFVS-TV in Cape Girardeau.
The Rev. and Mrs. William Petrillo of Messiah Lutheran Church in Aledo, Ill., are special guests at services at St. Mark Lutheran Church; the Rev. Petrillo served as pastor of St. Mark's from 1969 to 1973.
Wimpy's Skyway Restaurant, in the terminal building at Municipal Airport, is being expanded, three months after it opened; formerly able to seat only 12 people, the new Skyway will have seating for 25 people.
Workers have started remaking the base of the war memorial in Courthouse Park; some shrubs have been removed, and a circular metal base has been taken off the fountain.
Continuing his "Home and Home Folks" series of sermons, Dr. H.H. McGinty, pastor of First Baptist Church, preaches on "How to Be Happy Though Married -- Husbands."
Albert J. Wallmann Friday sold his 95-acre farm near New Bethel Church in Shawnee Township to Robert E. Unger, who paid for it in cash; this tract is part of the historic Balden farm, where at one time there was a community.
The Frisco special, which has been making a trip over the lines with a party of eminent men in the interest of agricultural education, is scheduled to reach Cape Girardeau this evening; there will be speeches by several of the gentlemen at the Normal School auditorium; Josephine, the famous champion cow, will be brought along on the train.
The Benton Society captured the debate loving cup last night, defeating the Webster orators in the annual event; debating for and against a constitutional amendment allowing Congress to pass an income tax were Rush Limbaugh, Howard Roberts and Chester Peck for the Bentons; the Websters were A. Vest Abernathy, H. Loyd Bowman and O. Jerome Ferguson.
-- Sharon K. Sanders