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The Mexia Weekly Herald from Mexia, Texas · Page 16

Mexia, Texas
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Thursday, February 5, 1948
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THE MEXIA (TEXAS) WEEKLY HERALD THURSDAY. FEB. 5. 1948 TEAGUE LOCAL NEWS * The Teague Public after having finished midterm Examinations, were unable to re- aume .classes this week on account of the bad weather conditions, but are scheduled to re- jjume work Friday. a Mrs. J- Wed Davis, Sr., was £rried to the City Hospital Tuesday morning to be treated for a Broken hip, which was the result $f_a,bad fall on a slippery porch. V-Mr. and Mrs. Garvis Aman and Baby- of Houston spent the week Bid with his parents, Mr. and ftrs. H. O. Aman. ip Mrs. C. O. Pope received word fonday that her sister, Mrs. A. 3. Terry of Sour Lake is seriously «•• * Mr. and Mrs. Roy Turner ac- "nnpanied their daughter, Doro- ly, to Huntsville Monday where will resume her studies S.H.S.T.C. She is majoring in Elementary education. I C. A. Umberfield, Jr., who has been. very ill, was carried home from the city hospital Tuesday. University spent the weekend visiting in the home of her uncle and aunt, Mr.jand. Covington. j Weekend guests in the hpme of Mr. arid Mrs. A. '.31 Alford: were:, Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Holiway of Monahans, Mr. and Mrs. Bill. Alford of Temple, Mr. and Mrs.' Phil Karner, Mrs. T. J. Barnes and Marion of Mexia. Mrs. Kathleen Short of .Austin' returned home' Monday ' after, spending several; days . in the ! home of her sister, Mrs. A. D. McDonald. Ladies from Teague attending a district W.M.U. convention of the First Baptist Church held in Waco Friday were Mrs. O. T. Horner, Mrs. R. F. Hallum, Mrs. A. G. Smith, Mrs. A. P. Hamrick, Mrs. Lydia Compton, Mrs. D. O. Aycock, Mrs. E. E. Ridener, Mrs. Edd Manahan, Dr. White, the new president of Baylor University was the principal >-spejak«r at the meeting. TEHUACANA i Ruftis Peeples, and sons, Rod- jy and Grey, are in Fort Worth, Sttending the Stock Show. t Joe Burney, teacher at Richland With Mr. and Mrs. Darden of Pur- Son, spent the week-end in the Burney home. * Westminster College, and the grade school, each suspended rk during the recent cold spell, hope to be able to assume lar work this week. *wfface Floyd is improved after Decent illness. 5"Miss Larue Calame, student of athwestern in Georgetown, nt the week-end with her par- Mr. and Mrs. Ben Calame. and Mrs. John Black of ~|Hbpming Grove were guests of jnds during the week-end. [r. and Mrs. Virgil Needham children of Oklahoma City were . recent guests of their par- csits, Mr. and Mrs. Will Need- Ham. f Mr. and Mrs. Merideth of Jones- t>oro, La., are visiting her parents, jjr. and Mrs. Kelly Bounds. f Mrs. Laura Floyd of the State ^ome, was seen among friends during the week-end. ? Leonard Needham of Oklahoma, $pent the week-end with his brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and |Irs. Will Needham. | W. L. Mallard spent Friday in Miss Edna Willis has returned home from a Mexia hospital and is much improved.' ' Mrs. Jim Willis of Bryan spent the past week with her brother, Mr. G. M. McDonald. Mr. and Mrs. Laddie Aycock and Mr. and Mrs. Roland Aycock were recent visitors with their aunt, Mrs. Wyatt Cogdell. Millsboro with his sister, R.' E. Robinson. Mrs. . Vernon Flowers of Kil- jre has been visiting her moth- r, Mrs. N. P. Willis. , RADIO REPAIRS ON ALL MAKES PRICKETT BATTERY ..'. STATION Philco - Mexia Texas NEW HOPE .Well, bad weather is still the subject, it seems that we are in for another bad spell before the' last sleet ever gets 'off the ground. Church services was very well attended over the week-end, and with so much sickness and bad roads to prevent it. Mrs. Zadie McCoslin, who has been in bed for almost two months, is able to be up some now. We hope she will soon be up and around. Most everyone is about sick with bad colds. The school bus began its daily runs this morning, after a week's vacation due to bad weather. • Dug Hull is on the sick list again. Newman Shorter has had company from Frosa the last few days. Mr. and Mrs. Dub Price of Jewett spent a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Story last week. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Gordon ,oi Houston spent the week with her parents last week. Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Story spent the day with Mr. and Mrs. O. Friday, ' V Mr. and Mrs. T. G. McCoslin are. spending ..a ..few.^days- with their children in Houston before leaving for a hospital in San An gelo, where-he will receive treat ment for T. B. We hope them th< best of everything and that he wil soon have his health back again We are going to miss then- pres .ence in our community more, than we can express. • POINT ENTERPRISE Well the ice is about melted^ around here today, we are glad to see the ground again. Church services were well attended here Sunday in spite of the bad weather. ; Mrs. Herman Hinchliffe and Mrs. Lillian Miller are both still in the hospital, but both are improving some. Mr. and Mrs. Forest McGee and son, Jerre Lynn, of Saint Jo, spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Ray McGee. Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Parker and daughter, Brenda Joyce, spent the week-end in Waco, the week-end with his mother, Mrs. F. B. Bond. Richard Kerzee was in Groes- Mr. and Mrs. Dewie Wright of Wortham visited Mr. and Mrs. Dowie Wright Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lamb visited his parents in Coolidge Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Cochran visited in Beulah and Box Church last week-end. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Strader visited in Coolidge Friday. Mr. and Mrs. V. Night of Teague visited Mr. and Mrs. Ray McGee Sunday morning. . Monroe Powell of Dallas spent beck Saturday on business. E. Holt and Robert Holt were in Groesbeck Friday. Mr. 'and Mrs. Bill Strickland of Mexia visited Mr. and Mrs. Will Kerzee Saturday. Mrs. Johnnie Lewis and daugh- er, of Dallas visited Mr. and Mrs. . M. Mabe last week. Ben Holt of Houston is visiting his:irother, Mr. and Mrs. E. Holt his week. Mrs. Eunice Tarry of Marlin pent the Week-end with Mrs. F. J. Bonds. Rev. and Mrs. Fred Janeway and Mrs. .Cox of Waco visited Mr. and Mrs. W. Kerzee Saturday. Glenn Reddock of Freeport spent the week-end with his mother, Mrs. J. J. Reddock Mrs. Doyle McGee, Mrs. Grady Wright, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Speer and son, Emmett Earl, were in Marlin Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Mabe and Kenneth .Shumate, and Mr. E MESQUITE Health in this community is fine at this writing and we are having plenty of winter weather. Ice has been on the ground for a week. We were "very'sbfry to hear of the death of C. B. Childress of this community who died from a heart attack. He will be missed not only by his loved ones, but by everyone who knew him. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Caddell spent Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bethel Willard. Mr. Bill Roberts, Charles Beck and Maudie Cargile spent last Thursday night in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mack Roberts. Art Beck who is employed at Texas City spent the week end with home folks. Hike Roberts spent Monday night with Elton Cargile. Mr. and Mrs. Benton McGilvary and baby were visitors in Mexia recently. Elva Willard spent last Monday night with his aunt, Mrs. T. A. Cargile. FROSA : Bus Schedule MEXIA TRANSIT COMPANY Mexio-O. J. Taxi... Jewett-Jcwett Drug Read Down Read Up Daily P. M. Daily A. M. Daily A. M. Daily P. M. 4:30 8:00 Iv. MEXIA ar 10:10 6:30 4:42 8:12 SHILOH 9:58 6:18 4:50 8:20 FALLON 9:50 6:10 5:00 8:30 PERSONVILLE 9:40 6:00 5:05^ -8:35 FAIROAKS 9:35 5:55 5:10 8:40 FARRAR 9:30 5:50 5:30 9:00 ar. JEWETT Iv. 9:10 5:30 -OJ TAXI -MEXIA- PHONE 11- Mr. and Mrs. Joe Burke and tfr. and Mrs. Boyd Azbell had usiness in Fairfield Monday. Mr. Dock Howard had business n Mexia Monday. Mr. Newman and Miss Margie Shorter of Fairoaks spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Cotton. Mr. and Mrs. Delmer Burke were shopping in Mexia Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Sanderson and son were shopping in Mexia Saturday Mr. and Mrs. Bob Stone and children spent the week end with -elatives in Criswell. Mr. Sidney Hines, Jr., and John Earl Saddler were Mexia visitors Holt were in -Waco Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Regnold Hinchliffe, of Thornton visited Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Hinchliffe last week. . Carl Golden of Dallas spent the week-end with his parents, Mr and Mrs. J. J. Golden. Rev. and Mrs. J. Frank Steele are visiting in Comanche this week. Bobby Ray Dowdy of Mexia visited his grandparents, Mr. anc Mrs. J. H. Dowdy last week. Mr. and Mrs. Alvis Fore visited in Tehuacana Saturday night. Mrs.' Doyle McGee visited Mr and Mrs. Claud Mangrum of Mex ia Monday. Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Nevills and son spent the week end with the letter's mother, Mrs. Werdna Moran of Mart. PERSONVILLE The sunshine is being enjoyed after two weeks of cold weather. Health is fine now in this community, which we all hope will continue. Fair Oaks seniors are practicing on their senior play. It will be staged in the near future. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Carpenter of Donie, were Wednesday visitors in home of Mr. and Mrs. Jess Watson. Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Oakes and daughters of Fairfield, spent the weekend with ^ Mrs. Rosa Hudnall and Mrs. Lou Gipson. Several from here were in Mexia shopping Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Milton Lansford of Tehuacana were here this week visiting in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Tom McClaron. LOST PRAIRIE Everybody in ouV communit is hoping the groundhog didn see his shadow, for we are read for spring: Roads are so bad no one got out for Sunday School Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Maskew have returned to their home in California after a two weeks visit here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Sims. Mrs. Eva Oakes. Mrs. Trant Abbott and Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Webb, visited in Mexia Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Rogers of Mexia spent the week-end with relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. Lud Sims of Conroe spent the week-end here with Mr. and Mrs. Bill Sims. Condell Webb returned to Houston Friday, where he is employed. Mr. and Mrs. Valdon Reed are moving to Fairoakes. I Mrs. J. W. 'Davis of DeLeon is here for two weeks with her father, J. S. Sims. J. B. Sims and Albert Dosey of Personville visited O. K. Suns Sunday. P. N. Webb of Groesbeck was in the community on business Sun- Iday. ' ' Service Station Damaged by Fire The service station of Ed Williams on the corner of Carthage and Belknap streets was slightly damaged by fire Saturday morning. The local fire department was called to the scene but Williams had the blaze under control upon their arrival. Chief Mansell said the fire was apparently started by a faulty stove pipe. University of New Mexico Has New President Named ALBUQUERQUE, N. M., Jan. 30 (UP)_A three year tenure marked by disputes and resignations was at an end today with the appointment of Tom L. Popejoy to succeed Dr. J. P. Wernette as president of the University of New Mexico effective in June. The move by the university board of regents yesterday was reportedly taken to avoid a repetition of an incident last June when the regents rehired Wernette afer he had said that it was too late for him to obtain another post. Wernette said that the announcement of a successor came as a surprise to him. He told newsmen that he did not resign and had intended to remain with the university. Popejoy is a native New Mexican and has been with the university for 22 years. He is well known as a university football star with teams of 1921-25. He has adso served with the federal government in NYA and OPA posts. Wernette had been the center of faculty dissension since 1946 when he opposed, the use of a university building for a research project. He maintained that all space should be devoted to student use. The latest flare-up occurred last June when the Harvard educator was reported to have been asked to resign but refused because of the late notice. Favors Sweet Potatoes over Mary Martin DALLAS, Tex., Feb. 4 (UP)— The issue had arisen today as to whether Mary Martin has more appeal than sweet potatoes. .Byron Blal'ock, president of the Texas Dairy Products Institute, issued a statement last week favoring more agricultural products at the State Fair of Texas. "You can see Mary Martin any time," he said. "What we should give the people is some fine sweet potatoes to look at too." 'From R. L. Thornton, president of the fair, came the apt reply: 'People will not pay money to see sweet potatoes." . -o- '48 License Plates Available at Mexia Motor Car Company The Herald has been notified that the 1948 license plates are now available at the Mexia Motor Car Company. They can now be purchased and put on vehicles. The 1948 plates for this county will be number from CM 900 to 5599. It was earlier reported that a total of 6338 cars, trucks and other vehicles were registered in Limestone County in 1947. Close Coll on Overnight Fishing Trip at Bay City BAY CITY, Tex:, Feb. 2 (UP)— Two Bay City men, only 15 minutes from death, were safe today after an 1 -agonizing *four-liour- boat trip through the ^intercoastal canal. Trouble started yesterday when three men on an overnight f ishing trip suffered food poisoning aggravated by fumes from the gasoline engine. - _. ; R. H. Minton and Rex Harris were overcome by the fumes after they apparently suffered food poisoning. * Fred Mielsch, also of Bay City, said he took over the wheel of the boat after Harris and Minton lost consciousness. However, he lost consciousness several times while piloting the boat, but revived sufficiently to reach Matagorda for help. Doctors said that Minton and Harris faced death within minutes had they not received immediate treatment. Three Dead in Fort Worth from Monoxide Gas FORT WORTH, Tex., Feb. 2 (UP)—One woman was in critical condition at a hospital today, suffering from monoxide gas poisoning which proved fatal to her husband and two grandchildren. Justice of the Peace Gus Brown returned an inquest verdict of accidental death by asphyxiation in the deaths of the Rev. Thomas S. Barcus of El Paso, 70, and Wade Lancaster, 5, and Ann Lan- 1 caster, 3, children of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Lancaster. Mrs. Barcus, 70, was being treated at All Saints Hospital. Fire Sweeps Ennis Business Area ENNIS, Jan. 30 (UP) — Fire sweeping through a business area in Ennis today did damage officially estimated at 5200,000 by City Fire Marshal J. H. Evans. The fire covered the south half of the 100 block of South Main Street. At 9:15 a. m. today the fire was still burning, but the blaze was reported under control. It started at 1:20 a. m. today, from an undetermined origin. Firemen from three towns fought the fire in 20-degree weather. There was plenty of water to combat the roaring inferno, but icy conditions made firefighting hazardous, the Fire Marshal said. Although no major injuries to firemen were reported, many had to be treated for falls on the ice and for chilled hands and feet. Firemen also were hampered in their work by the 2,300-volt .power lines which fell across the ouildings and caution had to be used around the lines. The telephone company's build- ng was near the blaze and service, except for emergency calls, was temporarily discontinued. The volunteer firemen of Ennis Vere joined by crews from Waxahachie, 13 miles west, and Corsicana, 20 miles south. Buildings which were listed as a complete loss were White's Auto Store, McKee Supply Co., Scova's Shoe Repairing, Neicy's Cafe, Boston Store, Curry's Photo Studio, Novy's Grocery, Kelsey's Drug Store, and several other imaller stores and offices. Mexia People See Friendship Train Among the Mexia people who were in Waco Monday to see the "Friendship Train" were Mr. and Mrs. Barnett Cannon and sons, Carl, Buck and Joe, Mr. and Mrs. Noble Bates and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Rip McKenzie and daughters, Alma Louise and Patricia Ann, Miss Doris Gardner, Miss Lucy Bozeman, Miss Jackie Mae Spencer, Miss Dorothy June Barnes, Miss Ilene Westmoreland, Miss Nannie Simmons, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. West and son, Billy, Mrs. L. P. White, Mrs. Jack Womack and Gene Womack. John M. Biggs Of Donie Passes John M. Biggs, 79, died at his home in Donie Tuesday morning. Funeral services were held at the Donie Methodist Church at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon with the Rev. James Riley officiating. Interment was in the Salem Cemetery, with J. I. Riddle and Company in charge of the arrangements. Food Price Drops NEW YORK, Feb. .4 (UP) — The wholesale price index for 31 foods in the week ended yesterday fell 3 cents to bring the cumulative decline in the past three weeks to 14 cents, Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., reported today Arl Ddaws Crowd NEW YORK, (UP) —The Metropolitan Museum of Art disclosed hi its annual report for 1947 that during the year 2,168,700 persons visited the museum. Lauder Leads Cheers GLASGOW, Feb. 2 (UP)—Sir Harry Lauder led cheers for the people of Boston today when Jie New England friend ship began unloading food parcels for Scotland. Still Hunt Airliner HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 2 (UP)—A fleet of 35 to 40 planes renewed the search today for a missing British airliner with 29 ^ persons aboard that vanished •• Friday morning on a flight from the Azores. Uphold Commie Conviction WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (UP)— The U. S. Court of Appeals today unanimously upheld the conviction of Carl Marzani, former State Department official, for concealing his membership in the Communist Party while working for the government. Fire Near Shiloh A fire Sunday morning at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Hawkins, near Shiloh, did about S400 damage before it was extinguished. The fire started when a window curtain blew into a stove and ignited. Bus Station Moved To New Location The local bus station has been moved from its former location at 205 East Palestine street to the corner of Railroad and Palestine streets. At the present time the bus station and W. H. Gannaway's Service Station are located in the same building but as soon as weather permits a new section will be added to the rear of the service station. Plans call for the new addition to be constructed of concrete blocks and stucco. A small cafe will also be added in the near future. Chimes Dedicated In Hillsboro A number of Mexia people attended a vesper d e d i- cation service at the Methodist Church in Hillsboro Sunday when chimes, recently installed in that church, will be dedicated to the memory of the late Rev. R. Otis Sory, who was pastor of the church during the time'money was appropriated for the chimes. Bishop Frank Smith, of Dallas, was in charge of the services. FEED 'EM WELL;.. WATCH 'EM GROW! i That's one thing livestock and bank accounts have in common — it takes regular feeding to fatten 'em up. How is yottr bank account doing I these days? Have you made it grow? BANK CREDIT FARM CREDIT FIRST NATIONAL BANK Of Mexia Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation lauonai THURS.-FRI. Popular Prices "Gone With the Wind" (In Technicolor) Starring CLARK GABLE VIVIEN LEIGH News SATURDAY FREDDIE STEWART JUNE PREISSER "Smart Politics" Comedy—Serial SUN.-MON. ii "Daisy Kenyan Featuring JOAN CRAWFORD DANA ANDREWS HENRY FONDA Cartoon—News TUES.-WED. "From This Day Forward" Starring JOAN FONTAINE Selected Shorts FRI.-SAT. CHARLES STARRETT In "Riders of the Lone Star" Comedy—Serial SUN.-MON. "Born to Kill" Starring LAWRENCE TIERNEY CLAIRE TREVOR WALTER SLEZAK Cartoon—News TUES.-WED.-THURS. DOUBLE FEATURE "The Crimson Key With KENT TAYLOR DORIS DOWLING Plus KENNY DELMAR UNA MERKEL In "It's a Joke, Son" News ii "If It's Hardware, We Have It" W. M. Eubanks Hardware Fairbanks-Morse Water Pumps, Shelf Hardware, Stoves, Carpenter Tools, Phone 95 leather Goods, Sporting Goods and Electrical Supplies, Sherwin-WHIiams Paints, Crane Plumbing Fixtures,-Oil Field Supplies. Mexia Jexas

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