The Mexia Daily News from Mexia, Texas on November 6, 1947 · Page 3
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Mexia, Texas
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Thursday, November 6, 1947
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The Mexia Daily News, Mexia, Texas, Thursday. Nov. 6, 1947—3 Dorcas Class Has Business-Social Meeting Tuesday The Dorcas Class of the First Methodist Church held its bimonthly business and social meeting when members met in the church parlors Tuesday for a covered dish luncheon. Hostesses •were the newly elected officers, Mrs. Harry Walker, Jr., president, Mrs. Vernon Tyus, vice- president, Mrs. C. W. Mitchell, secretary, and Mrs. M. M. Jackson, treasurer. ' . M-M-M- Soul-hern Select' SECOND TO when it's time \ \ for fun... Yon trear yourself to a real treat when you drink Southern Select' Enjoy its satisfying goodness tonight—in regular 12-oz. bottles, quarts or on on. Inc. Gclwiion, T»«oi TATE DISTRIBUTING COMPANY MEXIA. TEXAS The parlors were attractively decorated in keeping with the festive autumn theme with bouquets of garden flowers, colorful /eaves and shrubbery used at points of interest. The luncheon courses were served from a long buffet table laid with a lovely cloth of Madeira with lace inset. Forming the center decor for the board was a crystal cornucopia of luscious fruits and vegetables lighted bl slender orange tapers. Miss Anne Stevens, class teacher, and Mrs. .B M. Davis served the courses. Miss Julia Kauhl, class teacher, assisted in serving. A brief business session was held following luncheon with Mrs. Harry Walker, Jr. presiding. Reports on clothing purchased for Alta Fay Oxner, of Methodist Home, Waco, the adopted daughter of the class. Names of Sunshine Sisters were revealed and new names drawn. Attending the meeting were Mrs. H. R. Martin, Mrs. Clyde Keeling, Mrs. V. A. McCullough, Mrs. J. Fort Smith, Mrs. Frank Johnson, Mrs. Jack Schuh, Miss Anne Stevens, Mrs. Rip McKenzie, Mrs. Hugh Pendlefon, Mrs. Billy Crider, Mrs~ Tom Anderson, Mrs. Carlton Hammer, Mrs. L. A. Watkins, Mrs. Wilbur Withrow, Mrs. Eddie Felz, Mrs. Barton Cox, Mrs. Roy Cooper, Mrs. Billy Beaver, Mrs. Herman Focke, Mrs. John Garden, Mrs. Charles Measles, Mrs. J. M. Eller; Mrs. John Bennett, Mrs. Tyrus Bain, Mrs. Ralph Burford, Mrs. John Neece, Jr., Mrs. Roland Aycock, Mrs. B. M. Davis, Mrs. George H. Bonn, Mrs. A. B. McBay, Mrs. Joe Rundnll, Mrs. Bill Climer, Miss Alice Yol- dell, Mrs. Paul Page, Mrs. Charlie Rice, Miss Julia Kauhl, Mrs. Osborne Edwards, Mrs. Oscar Greer and the hostesses. PERSONALS' * » • Mrs. Lula Armstrong is visiting relatives in Phoenix, Arizona tor a few daj's. * * W Miss Josephine Edmiston lias returned to her home in Crockett after several days visit in the home of Mr. and . MrsV; W. W. Richardson. ' , Medical Test Proved This , Great to Relieve MONTHLY FEMALE PAINS Aro you troubled, by distress of female functional rmonthly disturbances? Docs this'make you suffer from pain, feel so 'nervous, weak, high-strung—ot nudh times? Then DO try Lydlii E. PlnKhiim'B Vegetable* Compound to rcllovo traah symptoms! In a recent mcdlcnl test tins proved rcmnrknbly helpful to women troubled this way. Any drugstore. FREE DELIVERY Good Selection-Right Prices -Easy Terms- LONGBOTHAM Furniture Company T. Elmo Longbotham—Owner Groesbeck . . . Thornton Phone 122—Groesbeck Now! for the FIRST time on any typewriter •board a/aargw ^ EXCLUSIVE ON THE NEW REMINGTON! Now, you can set margins 'from the keyboari without reaching or tinkering! Just position the carriage, flick the convenient KMC*. kcyo and " you're ready to type! It's as easy as that J .?-. ,_ " News Publishing Company Phone 491 •TRACE MARK ' ^ , e e . O--.P -. - o_ Mexie V ^ ' . ' O - O O o \ o o ARISTOCRAT of,the din/» nor table and the,ballroom is the dress' ; 6f slipper satin. This fabric catches lights from candles and chandeliers like a Grand Duchess' jewels. Because slipper satin brings along its own starch, it asks no help from a crinoline petticoat to make a dress stand out. Here slipper satin is shown ennobling two gowns the ballet-length dress and the new floor-sweeping foi- mal. Both gowns . are designs of Adele Simpson, noted for a fashion. excellence which women who buy dresses in moderate price brackets can afford. —EPSIE KINARD, NBA Fashion Editor Glcamlnir slipper satin helehtcnis «ic opulent look In back. Off-shoulder cuff Isjrlmmcd with brll- of these dress-up fashions. r , feiil)d-colored satin is ' used for (he evening gown,'.left. New hemline slopes from the ankle in front to a short train Hants and a fretting of gold threads. Ballet- length- dinner gown, right, of bronze-colored satin has softly Oared skirt, wide, crushed girdle. Raymond Dillards ] Parents of Son Born November 5 Raymond Hughes Dillarcl, a seven pound and six ounce baby son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Raymond L. Dillard late Wednesday, November 5, at a local hospital. Mrs. Dillard and the baby, who is named for his father and maternal grandparents, Mrs. J. K. Hughes and the late J. K. Hughes, are both doing well. The paternal grandmother is Mrs. W. L. Dillard, of Mexia. The Dillards have one other child, a daughter Nancy Ann, age 10. ' ' - . Standing Pat on a Good Pair Pythian Sister f\tt' » iif* *t Official Visits Local Temple Mrs. Ina Bell Ater, of Lubbock, Grand Chief of Pythian Sisters of Texas, paid • her official visit to the local Amo Temple No. 133 Wednesday. The temple held a luncheon in honor of Mrs. Ater in the home of Mrs. E. H. Hinchliffe on East Hopkins Street. .An informal buBinossv meeting followed the luncheon.; PERSONALS » * * Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Ridgeway and daughter-* Jerry, have returned to their home in Tomball after a few days visit in Mexia, the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bowers. * # * Mr. and Mrs. Francis Bceson will leave late Thursday for Dallas where they will attend the National Antique Shows. They will, visit relatives in Abilene over the week-end. How To Relieve Bronchitis Creomulsion relieves promptly because it goes right to the seat of the trouble to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm, and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial mucous membranes. Tell your druggist to sell you a bottle of Creomulsion with, the understanding you must like the way it quickly allays the cough or you are to have your money back. CREOMULSION for Coughs, Chest Colds, Bronchitis it \ . .illiii Joe 'Marino, of S;m Frnnclsco, doesn't seem n bit Jju'f, ana 5Jie)c, giiint Bclglnn draft horses that lower over U fcrjJSG^io team is an entry in the San Francisco Cow •ivvficl by Im. The Palace's PERSONALS •• * *. .» Mrs. O. B. Eady, of Groesbeck, and Mrs. J. G. Ditto, of Waco, visited their sister, Mrs. A. -F. Crook, who underwent, surgery in a local hospital this week.' * * * ." '• Miss Mary Stevens returned to her homo in Jacksonville Thursday after a visit here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Stevens .She was accompanied by her sister, Mrs. W. J. Reinhard who will visit in that city for several days. Beotty's Prize Tiger Killed HOUSTON, Tex., Nov. 6 (UP) —Animal trainer Clyde Bcatty today mourned the loss of Poona, a big tiger who lost a battle to the death with two savage circus lions. The jungle beast, star of Beatty's pyramid animal act at the Shrine Circus, was stalking across the lion and tiger cage yesterday when the lions, Tarzan and Henry pounced on him. MOORMAN PROTEIN CONCENTRATES • LIVESTOCK, —See— • POULTRY Bob Primm, Distributor 902 E. Main Street Phone 542-R Mexia t Table Radios f Auto Radios 4 Refrigerators Combinations Farm Radios I Freezers, PRICKETT BATTERY STATSON Phone 646 FOR COMPLETE RADIO SERVICE Humble Company HOUSTON, Tex., Nov. e'(UP)— Employes t>C the Humble Oil & Refining Co. got a $4,500,000 contribution from the company today to their retirement fund. The huge contribution was in addition to the amount regularly contributed each year by the company to supplement savings deposited in the fund by about 15,500 Humble employes. Officials said those participating in the annuity and thrift plan would each receive a flat $25 credit. The balance of approximately $4,100,000 will be divided in proportion to the varying amounts employes paid into the fund. Spasfics Specialists To Be in Austin to Consider Hospital AUSTIN, Nov. 6 (UP) — Two nationally-known spastic specialists, Dr. Herman Kabat of Washington -and Dr. Sidney R. Garfield of Oakland, Calif., will confer with Austin residents Nov. 10 -12 on establishment of a southwestern center lor tnwilinenl ol' the affliction and training of personnel. The doctors will meet with the Travis County Medical Association and the Kiwanis Club. It was estimated today that 10,000 persons in Texqs suffer from cerebral palsy in one oi its lonui;. Mrs. Louisa Kelly was a Waco visitor Thursday afternoon. Earner - Phillips Exports from Port Of Houston Show Sizeable Increase HOUSTON, Nov. 6 (UP) —The Houston Maritime Association revealed today that exports passing through Port. Houston from Jan. 1 through the end of August of this year totaled 3,444,774,248 pounds as compared with 2,788,903,634 pounds for the same period last year. , : Association officials predicted that within three years the lai'M- esl ocean-going vessels would sail up the Houston Ship Channel'"to berth at cevun now deep water wharves. Port officials pointed out that lliu vast $0,000,000 port improvement program was well underway with the remodeling of one wharf and the completion of a new $330,000 locomotive terminal. Upon completion of the project, the port will have UO ship berths. Mrs. Opal Sherrard of Mcxiu was a week-end visitor here. Troy Burke visited friends and relatives in Houston over the week-end. Mr. and Mrs. G. Sanderson and son, Melvin, were shopping in Mexia Saturday. ' Mr. and ' Mrs. W. C. Kemmc were Mexia visitors Monday. Miss Paula Jane McFarland of Prairie Hill spent Monday with Mrs. Ruby Lee. Mrs.' S. J. Hines is ill with the flu at this writing. o Friendship Train To Leave Nov. 17 AUSTIN, Nov. 6,.(P) — The Texas Friendship : Train . carrying food donations for starving countries will leave on or about Nov. 17, Gov. Beauford H. Jester announced today. Lions Clubs of Texas ore spon- soring the Texas train and already have started collections of canned food and non-perishable food by house to house collections in various towns and cities, William McGall, Executive Secretary to Gov. Jester, said. State headquarters have been opened at an Austin hotel by the Lions Clubs and from there detailed information is being furnished to the Lions Clubs and others. Gov. Jester- was informed today in a communication from Harry M. Warner of Hollywood, Chairman of the project, thnt the California train will leave for the East Friday night. Don't let "Gums"> Become 'Repulsive' Arc your "GUMS" unsightly? Do they itch? Do they burn?— Druggists return money if first bottle of "LETO'S" fails to satia- White and Gillespie Drags . Mexia. Texaft ' 1 FROSA Frankie John Burke and Dock Howard had business in East Texas Tuesday. Mrs. L. F. Goatz is spending this week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Hines. She will soon follow her husband ^to Dallas, where he is employed. Called meeting of Springfield Lodge, No. 74 A. F. and A. M., Thurs., 7:00 p.m. fo>- work in E. A. Degree. Visiting Masons cordially welcomed. C. W. Chilcoat, W. M., E. C. O'Banion, Scc'y. ' Many Never Suspect Cause of Backaches This Old Treatment Often Brings Happy Relief > Many sufferers relieve nagging backache quickly, once they discover that the real cause of their trouble may be tired kidneys. The kidneys are Nature's chief way of taking the excess acids and waste out of the blood. They help most people pass about 3 pints a day. When disorder of Jddncy function permits poisonous matter to remain in your blood, it may cause nacctac backache* rheumatic pains, leg pains, loos of pep and en* ergy, getting up nights, swelling, under the eyes, headaches and d Frequent or scanty passages with muftiiiC and burning sometimes *howt there it something wrong with your kidneys or bladder- Don't waitl Ask your druggist for Down's Fills, a stimulant diuretic, used successfully by millions for over 50 years. Doan's five bnppy relief and will help the 15 miles of kidney tubes flush out poitonou* waste from your blood. Get Doan's Fills. Y/ONDER OF THIS ELECTRONIC HARDCASTLE BEAUTY SHOP I i I This Bank Will Be C L O S ED '••, Tuesday, Nov. 11 In Observance Armistice Day A Legal Holiday First National Bank of Mexia Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ^^ r-

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