The Mexia Daily News from Mexia, Texas on May 29, 1955 · Page 2
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The Mexia Daily News from Mexia, Texas · Page 2

Mexia, Texas
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Sunday, May 29, 1955
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DAILY NEWS. MEXIA, TEXAS. SUNDAY, MAY 29, 1955 -PAGE TWO In Texas 2,431 Last Year - (8ftl> — Col, .Homer QatfUOti; Jf<, director of Texas &et*ftment ol^uhlic Safety has released his department's tabulation 6f 1*«fci^»oto||vehicle trftl- .|M ft . ce * d , el|t ? * lh *-JI 9 *' iRKTwoernet- labels The two keys of tragic safety as "Law Observance" 8|id "Motoring Cdaf- ^l^fjislfsfefvlitcft and the mot* oni^f-*••^<Jxir x feS(^" / atH essierttiSl to the efficient operation of your car requiring the exercise of judg- nM|)t.aitd*d£cisioh/l he says. *fften|ttrife Texas traffic data ud^-irf.tte frqpttltt are the DR. JOHK IK DQiBS. }ft BoWlen Bond Bldg. Phon*. IftZ , . . Teague following: There were 2,431 perrons kill ed in'3,037 fatal traffic accident: last year'ffi Texas. A death rate of 6.6 (6.6 person, killed for eacfa 160 fnillion motor vehicle rhiles traveled) was rec orded. There were 36,826,323,873 motor vehicle miles traveled in Texas. Economic loss of $141,788,750 was due to traffic acddents In Texas in 1954, nnd 10SJ.726 per sons were injured. "Speed too fast for conditions' was the leading causative factor in rural fatal accidents in Texas A moderate decrease in the na lion's' automobile accident toll in 1954 has been reported by The Travelers Insurance Companiei from their headquarters in Hart ford, Conn. Traffic deaths totaled 35,500 lagt year: compared with 38,50( In 1953. The injury count reached 1,960,000 compared with 2,140,J JLY rHv ^BBH». tS&tftr ^MW^^ GRILL HOLLER HOTEL SUNDAY, MAY 29, DINNER $1.00 MEAJT COCKTAIL TOSSED GIIEEN SALAD PRtMB RIBS OF CHOICE BEEF, AU JUS STEWJP CHICKEN; WjfTH DROP DUMPLINGS > HOAST1»ORK-WITH SAGE DRESSING FRIED , CHICKEN WITH PAN GRAVY SHRIMP CREOLE WITH RICE OFTENDERLdlN, JARDINIERRE WHIPPED POTATOES IN CREAM CANDIED YAMS CAULIFLOWER IN CHEESE SAUCE NEW CORN ON COB Hdt ROLLS CORN MUFFINS COFFEE OR ICED TEA R* CAKE, WHIPPED CREAM CREAM SHERBET Mexia Negro Honor Graduates Three of the graduating eighth-graders at the Douglas Negro elementary tchooi in-Mexia averaged 90 or more in all of their subjects during the 1954*55 school year. They are (left lo right), Rftaena Whorion, Ocie Mathews, and Pauline Belcher. They will enter Duribar* High Schobl next Jail. L. C. Kirven is principal of the Douglas elementary school. (Mexta Daily Mews Photo.) , • 000 in the previous year. Excessive speed was the most dangerous driving mistake again in 1954, killing 12,380 persons. The 1953 total was 13,870. The njury total resulting from excessive speed remained about the same as the preceding year—659,000. Drivers under 25 years of age were involved in more than 24 per cent of 1954's fatal accidents Ithough they constitute only about 14 per cent of the total of 11 drivers, the insurance group ays. Weekend crashes accounted for 3,980 killed and 678,000 injured. Thirty nine, per cent of the leaths and 35 per cent of the in- uries occurred orf Saturdays and undays last year. The pedestrian record reflected mprpvement for the fourth con- ecutive .year. Pedestrian deaths were reduc- id to 7,700 in 1954 compared .vith 8,600 in 1953. Crossing be- ween intersections, "jay walk- ng," remains the chief cause of pedestrian deaths and injuries. Seventy-eight per cent of the chicles involved in fatal acci- lents were traveling straight head. Saturday was the most danger- us day of the week to drive. • o About 40,000 'Americans are expected to visit Norway this year, compared with .38,000 in 1954. Teague Mr. and Mrs. Ben Frederickson Spent several days last week at the Cherokee Lodge and fished in Lake Whitney. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bendy fished several days last week in Luke Whitney. Mr. and Mrs. Ben Snearly returned home Friday from a two weeks visit with their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Smith, in Luling. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Gregson and daughter, Gail, were Houston vistors Wednesday and Thursday. Mr. and Mrs, Ben Frederickson and Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Fulcher were weekend visitors in San Antonio. Mrs. C. C. Hall Jr., and son Steven, of Lawrence, Kan., are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Cain. Mrs. Lee Smith is visiting in the home of a son, Mr.-and Mrs. Raymond Smith, at Galena Park this week. Mrs. T. B. Shumate returned to her home in Hominy, Okla., after spending six weeks here with Mrs. Walter Whatley and Arthur Whatley at Kirvin. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. F. W. Young just returned from several weeks stay in Houston. Sterling Proctor, spent the weekend in Dallas visiting his son. and daughter-in-law, Mr.' and -Mrs. Sterling Proctor, Jr., and grandchildren, Marjorie and Sterling' III." They spent Sunday at Cow Creek Estate, in the horrie 'df Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Colljnsworth. Little Miss Eugenia Bond Dooley of Dallas is spending a month with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Bowlen Bond. Miss Yvonne Scott, of Fairfield spent Thursday here with Mr..and Mrs. Joe Bonner. PEACEFUL "BOMB- SOUGHT BY SOVIET LONDON — (UP) — Radio Moscow said Saturday that Soviet scientists are trying to harness the power of the hydrogen bomb for industrial development and peaceful purposes. London's Wall Street is called Lombard Street. The parrot has no wishbone. More than 20,000,000 American: participate in boating each year Groesbeck HURRY COMANCHE PETUNIAS Also King.Henry (red) pink and whit* coitus, red salvia shrimp and geranium plants. A gardener is • man who never lets grass grow under his feet. Sparks B. Jenkins Pnbnel GYI-UU Seethe All New 1955 ENJOY YOUR AIR CONDITIONER NOW... HAVE IT '.WHEN HOT WEATHER STARTS I t C^.it4W|riKM«fordetaiif, | * ' • ' ' I , You'll breathe better, sleep better, live better with an RCA Air Conditioner. And you can start this better living right now I The new IMS RCA Air Conditioners are here ...9 gorgeous window and console models ... unitt that heat M well as cool... push* button controls . . . thermostats and panel lights.,. permanent filters... famous "Heart. Of-Cold" compressor , . , everything you'd expect from world-f*mou» RCA. ALTON Your RCA-VICTOR Deeler »*•«* G Ye-ttoO NOT1CE R. J. Goldman Co., 217 .East Commerce St., ordered sold by Bargain Sales Co., everything goes including fixtures. A compelte sellout. Having consolidated this stock with others, we hove a $25,000.00 stock to be sold at a sacrifice, which* consists of hundreds of new items. We will be closed from Saturday night, May 28th, through Wednesday. i During this time we will be re-arranging the store and putting o yellow soles tog on every item—showing the regular price, also the sole price. This sale begins Thursday morning, June 2nd, 9:30 a.m. and ends Saturday night, June 18th. Come expecting to buy merchandise at prices never before offered in this trade territory. Remember the sole opens Thursday morning, June 2nd/ 9:|0 fluity Check on prices before you buy. We *ove you money. V:..v. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Brown of Houston, Miss Dolores Brown, Miss Dee Fenner and Jimmy Strange of Conroe spent last week end with Mr. find Mrs. Alton Thompson. C. C. Black of Pasadena spent last week «ni here and his wife returned home with him after several weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charley Rice. Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Suiting and children of Port Arthur; Rev. and Mrs. James tirowder and son, Jimmy, of St. Stephens, S. C., and Mrs. P. D. Finlayson of Greenwood, S. C.; are visiting here this week vvilh Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Browder. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Bevill and Mrs. Rosalie Bevill spent last weekend in Houston with M/Sgt. and Mrs. R. F. McLauglin. Mrs. Elizabeth Davis, Sherrie Longoria, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Wright and son, Gene, Bennie Sue Brazil, of Houston. Mr. nnd Mrs. M. C. Rasco of Hearne visited during the weekend with Mr. and Mrs. John Kidd. The Sunshine Club of New Hope and surrounding communities will meet in the home of Mrs. W. O. Stone, June 1, at 2:00 p.m. Co-hostesses will be Mrs. Johnnie Stone and Mrs. Vicla M. Stone. Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Hiller spent the weekend in Ranger with Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Hargus, former residents of Groesbeck. Airman James Will Ford of Sheppard Field, Wichita Falls, spent the week end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Ford. Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Sanders were in Dallas on Tuesday to meet their son and daughter. Dr. and Mrs. W. M. Sanders and little daughter, Susan, who came there by train from Iowa City. Dr. Sanders will return to Iowa during the week end but his wife and daughter will remain for a longer visit. Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Browder, John Browder, Mrs. Lena Otto of Waco, and Mrs. Huey Adams of Teague attended the funeral service of their aunt, Mrs. J. E. Jackson, in Sweetwater last week. H.' F. Gilluly of El Paso and Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Holcomb of College Station visited last week end with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Holcomb. Mrs. Fartnie Thompson returned home last Wteek end after a visit irl RichlantJ with her daughter, Mrs. Dfella Cox. . . , Mrs. D. C. Booker and son, Don, of Kaufman, are visiting here this week with her mother, Mrs. Herman Smith. id Roy Simmons ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOfl-AT-LAW Professional Building 107 East PH.est'inc Street Mexia . . Telephone GY6-3751 DRIVE-IN C U R B SERVICE FftOZCrf^frtlits, Vegetables, Steaks. Plot CAN FOODS—SANDWICH MEATS—SALADS CABELL'S DAIRY PRODUCTS WRIGHT'S DAIRY-WAY 801 W*it Commerce . . . .Phone GY6-2879 NOW AVAILABLE Duncan mad* Vina Glass Seat Covers Protect Your Upholstery and Vented For Coot Comfort! A Glass-like fabric that lets you enjoy the original Upholstery color design. PLACE YOUR ORDER NOW WITH Duncon Auto & Trim Shop 307 North Red Rhrer MEXIA Phone GY6-3512 .In order to be really happy a child must have both a rigorous con, slitution and an abundance of vitality. Competitive piny and Strenuous exercise will contribute much to the physical and ' mental well-being of any child. 'Keep your child in top-flight condition by having him examined at regular intervals by your family Medical Doctor. 'Under his guidance your children's childhood will always be a most pleasant memory. MCXIA Diii CY 6-2874 TEXAS SAVE! Homart Cooler •% |% • ^IIP -fi- .f* I A f* • • •• Pfe. PRICES SLASHED Our Best Homart Fan-type Coolers WAS $37.50! NOW . $ 32 50 CASH $4.50 DOWN Cool* 1 room! Heavy gauge steel cabinet is finished in gray baked enamel I 1/20-HP motor! Water inlet for '/i-in. OD tubing; drain for garden, hose! In* eludes valve, switch, cord, plug and complete instructions for installationl Fits any window 24 to 36-in. widel 42JMMI05W—Wl. Sj-Lbs. cash $32.SO Portable Coolers Built-in Pump! was $67.50 4- Room Coolers 3000 CFM: was IM.95 $6.50 Down cash Just set in window 24-in, or wider! Has built-in pump! Keeps room 20° coolerl Portable, can be moved around! Size: 24x24x1 S-in. 12)MHi:iSW, Wt. 66MM. <-ft«h $62.50 $8.50 Down cash Ideal for cooling 2 to 4 rooms! 3000 CFM I </<-HP motor, U'/a-in. blower! 11.4- sq. ft. pads! Non-clogging water system! Save! 42JM6377W. Wl. 131Jh« c«»h 182,85 WINDOW FANS Was $52.50! now Guaranteed for 5-years! Big 20-in. reversible cooler! Fils any window 27'/« lo 37-in wide! Most powerful fan we've seen! 42JM9MIW, Wt G!l I.|,K cash $H.!I5 I2JM9II01W, Wl lil) Ibs ias)i *4!>.U3 2-Speed HOMART Evaporative Cooler WAS $119.50! NOW . . $ 112 $11.50 DOWN 50 Cash 2 ie 4 rom size! 3000 CFM cooling capacity! U'/z-in. blower wheel! '4-HP motor! Size; 2lx28x?2-in. high! 2-speed motor! Save during ihte giant sale! You'll save on installation cost, too! These clear-view models are •Imp^t to install! Non-clogging water distri- butUtn system! WH»»8»W—2"Sp«««l Motor. Wl. 11(l-l.b«. i-asli $112.50 313 East Commerce Street Phone, GY6-2851 Mexia

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