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THURSDAY. MARCH 11.19« THE MEXIA (TEXAS) WEEKLY HERALD TEAGUE LOCAL HEWS Teague Future Ipter of Teague High School Sght by Ruel Wilson, will hold ijr annual Fat Stock Show r »day, March 12. |The show is sponsored by the : Junior Chamber of Com.„, who have donated $165.00 >j)rize money for the show and p helping the boys in any way ey can. • 'The show will consist mostly of '. lives, 24 head. There will also ;• several hogs at the show. Al- ;igether there is about 24,000 :j>unds of beef and pork that will ! sold. The boys have worked hard i their stock, and unless they sceive, abnormally high prices; iey will not make any money. Any and all donations will be elcome. Everyone is invited to ttend the judging in the after- oon, about two o'clock, and »e auction will begin about 'yen thirty that night. * * * jlmory Partin of West Columbia isited his father S. D. Partin and ister Maude Partin for a fays. P. * * * | Mrs. Rcna Lowe left Wednes- jUiy for Hamlin to visit hi the keftne of her brother. f/ -• i, Frank Short of Albany spent [he, week end in Teague. .! rat • ..*-** E. L. Jones of Arlington affiyed Friday to visit relatives friends in Teague and Mexia. few j -jEugene Russell of Fresno, CaL, visited his brother, Mr. and Mrs. BUI Russell this week, then leaving Wednesday for "Arkansas. * * *, Peggy Padgett of Baylor, Waco, is visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Padgett over the week end. • * * * Anne Red of Texas University, Austin, is visiting her. mother Mrs. Mildred Red, also her grandmother, Mrs. Olive Me Vey. J •***-• . . ;<; .Jesse Alford of San Francisco, Cai-V Treasure Jsland has received his discharge from the navy and is visiting relatives here. Kingsville visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Massey Wednesday. * * » Lorene Inderman of Teague also Wanda Faye Shelley and Bill Gorden of Fairfield spent Tuesday in Waco. * * * Miss Charlsie Looney, of Fairfield was a visitor Friday in the home of,Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Cooper. » * * Chester Isham of New London visited relatives here early this week. » * * Mr. and Mrs. John L. Johnson were in ouston on business last week end. » » * Doris Ethel Johnson of Houston is spending the week end here „ the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John L. Johnson. Mrs. A. E. Allen of Dallas has been visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. W- B. Fogleman the past week. She was joined here by her husband A. E. Allen and returned to Dallas Thursday. » * * Mrs. Bertha Burleson visited relatives and friends in Dallas last week end. * * * Lonnie and Bonnie Calhoun, twins of Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Calhoun celebrated their fifteenth birthday, Friday night March 5, by inviting a number of young leople to their home. Dancing and forty two were enjoyed by all during the even- FARRAR We are really enjoying the nice warm'sunshine after so much cold bad weather. We really Jti-a spring is here to stay. • Sunday School and prayer meeting were both well attended Sunday afternoon and night. Mrs. Callie Dill was in Mexia shopping Saturday. Mrs. W. S. Gibson of Mexia spent Saturday night %vith Mrs. Callie Dill. Mr. and Mrs. James Wright and baby from Tehuacana spent the week end here with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Fate Bishop. Mr. and Mrs. Mack Ellis had most of their children with them over the week end. Mr. and Mrs. Orvil Walker ing. Hot chocolate and delicious white birthday cake were served to the following guests: Emma Lou Black, Patsy Fairly, Claudette Maloy, Peggy Standridge, Dixie Taylor, Julia Jane Petty, Tommy Baker, Bobby Neale, Bobby Fulcher, "Danny McDonald, W. L. Lindsey and the honorees, Lonnie and Bonnie Calhoun. from Houston and Miss Ruby Walker from Pasadena, spent the week end' here with their parents Mr. and Mrs. Clem Walker. Mr Ben Walker of La Salle is spending a few days here with relatives. ." Mr. and Mrs. Sh'erriU Little of Mexia and Lloyd Chandler of Pasadena spent the week end here with-their parents Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Chandler. Kenneth Reed of Huntsville spent the week end here with his parents. . Mrs. Jack Ellis and children of West Columbia and'Mr. and Mrs. Bill Foley of Freeport Visited their parents here this week. Mrs. Mattie Reese is visiting relatives in Fort Worth this week. Cpl. Stanley Ainsworth of the Army Air Force is home on a forty-five day furlough. He has been stationed i.n Honolulu for fourteen months. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Ainsworth. We are glad to have him back. Dwane Reed of Pasadena spent a few days here this week with his parents. ALTO SPRINGS The beautiful sunshine Sunday was enjoyed by everyone, even those who have stayed in the house for two months were out Sunday afternoon. Church Sunday morning and night was attended and enjoyed by a good crowd. ' Those from out of the community attending church here Sunday were Mr. and 'Mrs. Guy ,'urnipseed and children of Rea;an and Miss Anna Lee-McCar- birthday. .-er and Mrs. Juanita Smith of Mr - ana Waco. They were visitors in the Arthur McCarver home. Mr. and Mrs. O. T. Williams _.;d daughter visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clint Easley at Brembhd.' The Easleys returned home with the Williams for Sunday night supper. Mr. and Mrs. Noel Archibald and daughters of Groesbeck and Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Henderson, of Oletha were Sunday visitors in the L. A. Alford home.'They have just returned from Houston after TOSK/ COMPAKY NEW HOPE Every one seems to have enjoyed the nice sunshine we had this week end and just hope we have a lot more of that kind of weather for awhile. Church services were very well attended here this week end considering bad roads and sickness around.- 1 1 Mrs Zadie McCoslin is back in Edgar and Christoffer Hospital in Mexia. We hope she has a speedy recovery and is soon able to be back home again. Mrs. Laverne Carpenter who ..as confined to a hospital a few days last week is back ho«ne im- provihg slowly. Mrs. A. O. Roberts and children went to North Zulchthis week end to be with her mother on her FOREST GLADE Not much gardening going on due to the bad weather. We are hoping to have some- pretty weather soon. The sun shone out upon us a few hours, which" we were proud of. Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Hinchcliff and little boy moved out here 1 from Mexia to the Noles farm several weeks ago, which we are proud of. Mr. and Mrs. Grimes of Houston have also moved here in the neighborhood. They are relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Alec Cunningham. Jack Forrest is on our sick list. We hope he will soon be well. Those who were ailing and sick last week are better at this time. The Cub Scout Boys with their leader Mrs. Brice and parents from here attended the Cub banquet in Mexia Wednesday night in the Methodist Church base ; ment. Among those who attended were Mr. and Mrs. Brice, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Harvey and son, Don, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Franklin and son Johnnie, James Chrisner and mother, Hal Steinman and Sherman Padgett. All reported a grand time. Mr. and Mrs. Hopson, Mrs. Jack Harvey, Mrs. Velma Sims, Mr. and Mrs. George Bozeman attended the' meeting of Rebekah in Mexia Wednesday night. Mrs. Jim Fullen entertained with a tea and shower Friday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Proctor Burnett, a recent bride and who before her marriage was Miss Patsy O'Hara of Groesbeck. Mrs. Jim Fuller was in charge of the guest register. Bouquets of spring flowers were most suggestive of the Easter theme which was followed in the decorations. Mrs. Dick Shaw" was in charge of the lovely gift display, which every one enjoyed. Delicious refreshments further carrying out the Easter motif were served. There were about sixty-five guests attending. Mrs. Velma Sims visited in Wortham Saturday. Johnnie Fianklin spent Satur- NEW HOPE Health of our community is pretty good at this time. Laverne Carpenter underwent an operation Tuesday in the Brown hospital at Mexia. She has been ill for some time. Lady Carpenter, who broke her arm five weeks ago, is improving, but still isn't able to use her arm. Mr. and Mrs. T. G. McCoslin purchased a home in Groes.._ beck We ha}e to see them leave our community. Their children visited them here last weekend. Visitors in the O. W. Story home last Sunday were: Mr. and Mrs Bob Miller and children, of Farrar; Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Hull, Mr. and Mrs. i. E. Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. R. R. McCoslin and daughter, Marie, Mr. and Mrs. Dub Price. Their daughter spent the weekend there. Bro. Watson preached here Sunday morning. Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Jhomas spent Sunday night with her parents at Teague. Well, again this morning the school bus was able to make its rounds. We are hoping for better roads before another winter. It is disagreeable down here when the mail and school bus can't even go. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Wilson and Mrs. Sam Dunlap of Groesbeck, visited Mr. and Mrs. Sammie Dunlap Sunday. Mrs. Dunlap is taying a few days with them. LOST PRAIRIE Byrcn Tolson. Mexia High School broadjumper, hopes to bring back his share of the honors in the District Track meet which is to be held in April. He was caught by the photographer midway in his 18 feet, four inch jump. A leap of 18 feet, 2% inches.won the event in 1947. was _ O. W. Story visited their daughter and son-in-law in Jewett Saturday. Bro. Watson and wife accom- visiting relatives. Mrs. Alice Finner returned ,OOO." MIRACLE AUSPICES MEXIA LIONS CLUB P Mexia City Auditorium Wednesday, Thursday Nights-March 17-18 Box CMfice'Opens 7:00 P. M. SHOW 8:00 P. M. W ADMISSIOM 90c Inc. Tax ..SOc-IncJ'Tax home Saturday after visiting a week in Dallas. Miss Charlie Joe Polk of Waco and a friend were visiting in the community Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sharp and son spent Sunday at Fair View hi the home of Mrj and Mrs. Emory Sharp. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hordes of Groesbeck spent Sunday in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Williams. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Alford and on, S. J-, visited in the 'L. A Alford home Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Weir of Spur are visiting Mr. and Mrs Albert Graham and other rela- ives of this place and Bremond Everyone that has land drj enough has put out fertilizer and are getting their tomato patches ready. ' Lots of potato planting and other gardening was done las week. Several are suffering from colds and other ills, but so far nothing panied by Rufus Wright and' family'and Margie Shorter attended the W.M.U. training union in Mexia Sunday evening. Mrs. Myrtle Gressett of Houston visited friends and relatives here this week end. Mr. and .Mrs. Paul Gordon- of Houston and also George -Me Joslin were here to see their mother Mrs. Zadie McCoslin who s ill. Mrs. Doris Fife and son Larry Wendal of San Antonio visited her parents Mr. and Mrs. Sammie Dunlap this week end. Mrs. and Mrs. T. G.' McCoslin visited Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Story Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Shorter and daughter Reva also visited them day with Leslie Jones. Mr. Carroll has worked hard with the McClung Nursery stock the past week. So much of every thing coming in and having to be heeled out and protected from the weather. Quite a lot of nice shrubbery and things are on hand at the field now. Seems to be a lot of fishing going on at the lake and river, as everyone is talking fish and lots of cars are at both places rflost of the time. Mr. Overstreet reported that some good fish were being caught. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Fuller visited in Fort Worth Sunday, guest ol Mrs. Fuller's sister and brother n-law, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Bole Monday was another bad day most every where seems like had )ig rains. , Rufus Williams visited hen from Athens with Mr. and Mrs. Tred Franklin Monday. a while Sunday afternoon. Mr., and Mrs. Dub Price of Jewett also had supper there and attended church Sunday night. Funeral services were held TEHUACANA Mrs. Burney was in Groesbeck Sunday Feb. 29 at 2 p.m. for Mrs. Erna Sims, who passed away Feb. 26 at Cox Hospital, Groesbeck. Our sympathy goes out to her family. Mr. and Mr.s W. A. Rutledge of Houston spent the week end here with Mr. and Mrs. P. G. Henry. Mrs. Alva Briggs of Houston visited her mother Mrs. Maye Sims here last week end. Mr. and Mrs. Cone Walters of El Paso returned home Monday. They were here for Mrs. Sims funeral. Mrs. L. V. Brown is visiting this week with her daughter Mrs. Ott Morton of Fairoaks. Our W.M.U. Class met Tuesday with 10 members present. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Sims of Mexia State School spent • the week end here. Mr. and Mrs. John Abbott of Ben Hur spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Webb. Saturday the guest of Mrs. Mattie Thedford. „•,-,, Edward Trotter, Tom Cogdell and Rev. Thompson had business in Fort Worth recently. Mrs. Wakefield has returned home after an extended stay m Houston. Mrs.- Stuart is confined to her home with flu. Mrs. Nettie Bounds is in Corsicana with her daughter Mrs. Castle who is quite sick. J. M. Henderson Is Honoree at Party f Mrs. J. M. Henderson enter- ained with a surprise birthday party honoring her husband when she was hostess for several tables of forty-two in her home Friday evening. Bouquets of spring flowers were used to.decorate the rooms 'iven over to the occasion. At the conclusion of an interesting series of games of forty- two, the honoree was presented birthday gifts. Delicious refreshments of sandwiches and conffee were served with the birthday cake. The guest personnel included Mr. and Mrs. Blake Kennedy, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Henderson, Mi-, and Mrs. Hollis Morton, Mrs. Mary Belle Daniel, Mrs. Hallie Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Rogers, and Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Sewell. PopiPiuTDireciT Catholics to Vote Against Communism VATICAN CITY, Mar. 10 .(UP) —Pope Pius directed the Catho- ics of Italy today to vote in the April 18 parliamentary elections for candidates who offered guarantees for the "protection of the rights of God and soul." The papal pronouncement applied specifically to the forthcoming national elections, in which the dominant issue is Communsm against non-Communism. The pope addressed 300 Parish priests representing the Catholics of Rome. But he made it plain that he was speaking as the leader of 350,000,000 Catholics throughout the world. § Midland is with his Mrs. Spurliri will soon leave on visit with relatives in Kermit. Jeff Bounds of spending some time family here. Mrs. Tyler is guest of relatives m Wortham this week. Mrs. Bond of Donie is visiting with her daughter and son-in-law Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Bounds. Mrs. A. E. Wright went to Waco Monday. Mr. Billie Williams of Baylor University is visiting in our midst he is an ex-Westminster student H. A. Dawson. member of the high school track team is shown here poised in the air on one toe mmediately after throwing the shot-put through the air. He can hurl the baU some thirty-eight feet but the district was won last year with 45 feet so Dawson needs to gain several feet. Hail Court Ruling As Insurance of Religious Liberty WASHINGTON, Mar. 10 (UP) —Some Protestant and Jewish churchmen today hailed the Supreme Court ruling against religious instruction in public PERSONV1LLE Church services were well at- ur a _ y- FROSA Mrs. R. W. Willis of Waco, Mrs. S. J. Hines and Ricky Willis of 'here are visiting this week with Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Goatz, and Mr. and Mrs. T. R. King of Houston. Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Ward and son, Jerry spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Tony Holmes of Mexia. Franklin Burke and Dale Sadler had business in Marlin Sat- serious. WORTHAM NEWS Miss Brownie Wimberly, a student at Baylor University, is home for the vacation between the winter and spring terms. » » * Oliver Burleson is ill in a Corsicana hospital. Mr. Burleson had a heart attack at his home here early Wednesday. . * » * Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Adams were hi Waco this week. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Roy Stubbs of Ft. Worth are visiting relatives here. * * *. Mr. and Mrs. Earnest Strange had as guests this week, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Lawrence and sons. Bob and Tom of Grand Saline. tended over the week-end. Several of the young folks attended the basketball and volley ball -tournament at Fair Oaks Saturday. Everyone is wishing for spring and sunshine, where they can start farming. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilburn and son, Bruce, visited relatives in Nacogdoches recently. Tuesday visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Burleson were. Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Sugart and :aughter. Barbara Nell of Goose:reek. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Easterling, and Mr. and Mrs. Hasco Easterling of New Hope. Mr. and Mrs. Billy Walker of Waco, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Samford. Mr. and Mrs. Cal Loller of Buffalo, were Sunday visitors in this community with friends. Charles Easterling of Mexia. was here to see his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Easterling this week. Week-end visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilburn were; Mrs. Gladys Wilburn and children, Judy and Harlan, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd FLObertson and baby of New Hope Recent visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Nevills and son, spent the week-end with the letter's'mother, Mrs. Werdna Moran of Mart. Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Cotton and children and E. J. Allen were shopping in Mexia Saturday.' Miss Agnes Hines was shopping in Mexia Monday. Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Sanderson and son, and Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Kemme were shopping in Mexia Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Stone and children were shopping in Mart Saturday. Oletha "Put your shoulder to the Wheel rather than your back to the wall" — Howard Bare. Rev. Owens of Waco came to fill his regular appointment Saturday, but' due to the serious illness of Mr. Jess Sadler, services were held only on Sunday night. Mrs. Cora Jones was carried to a Marlin hospital Monday for treatment and Mr. Sadler to a Groesbeck hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Dobbs and son, of Groesbeck and Mr. ily of Thornton and Mr. and Mrs. and Mrs. William Oafes and fam- Jack Bell and son of Union spent Sunday with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Lummus. Mr. and Mrs. Prentis McClelland of Thornton spent Saturday night with Mr. and Mrs. J. W Jackson. Mrs. Minnie Sadler, Mr. anc Mrs. Pruitt and daughter anc Mrs. Nannie Faye Robertson of schools as "insurance of religious liberty." The anti-defamation league of B'Nai B'Rith said it now is the .uty of all communities which set aside school time for pupils to attend religious classes "to reexamine their programs." Some 2,000,000 schoolchildren n 2,200 communities in at least 18 states are affected by such 'released time" programs. T Supreme Court ruling of two days ago opened all these programs to .egal attack. Officials Express Optimism over Slate Rural Aid Meeting AUSTIN, March 10 (UP) .— State officials indicated today rural school teachers of Texas will be paid-this year despite a departmental deficit of $2,225,000. T. M. Trimble, assistant Superintendent of Public Instruction; said a program was in the "formative .stage." Yesterday L. A. Woods, State Superintendent of Instruction, conferred with Gov. Beauford H. Jester on the rural aid problem. Later, Woods expressed optimism over the meeting. Trimble volunteered there appeared to be "very good pros- )ects for a clearing up of the difficulties." Jester was known to be considering the possibility of private financing of the deficit through banker institutions. Trimble's comment, in this connection was that "it seems the bankers are- accepting the program." Social Security Field Man in Mexia Thursday A representative ol the Waco field office of the Social Security Administration will be in Mexia Thursday, March llth, at 10:00 a. m. at the Texas Employment Commission. Any women workers who have not had their names changed, on their social security cards should contact the representative. Burglars Hit Valley HARLINGEN/March 10 (UP) — Burglars gave four Harlingeri business places a going-over last night, and netted $166. Two other Lower Rio Grande Valley towns — Mission and Raymondville — were strucksduring the past week by burglars' using similar methods. • •;'. FAIROAKS We had a good attendance at church this week-end. Brother Barbours message was enjoyed by all. Mrs. Ralph Bonds apd son, Larry Don. were brought home Saturday from a Teague hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Oran Seay and children of Ft. Worth visited | Hughes, with relatives here Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Little of Personville spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Bill Harriman.- Mr. and Mrs. Guy Bonds were week-end guests in his parents home, Mr. and Mrs. Silas Bonds. Reynold Ellis and family visited Mr. and airs. Harley Brown Ten-ell spent Sunday with Mr Jess Sadler. Mrs. R. M. Martin spent the week-end with her son and fafn ily, Mr. and Mrs. Jodie Martin of Huntsville. Miss Gaye Lindley spent the week-end with Miss Bobbie Martin of Cleveland. Mrs. Bula Coker of Marquez spent Saturday night and Sunday with her son and family, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Jackson. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Poole of Hearne. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Algie Sadler of Conroe, and Mr. Sadler of*Thornton, Mr. and Mrs. and Mrs. Elliot Sadler of Groesbeck have spent the week-end at the bedside of their father and brother, Jess Sadler. Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Engram spent Sunday with her brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. Kimball Mrs. Juanita Oakes were Mrs. j Sunday. i Ora Jones. Mrs. Edna Patton, and | Fairoaks volley ball tourna-j Mrs. Lola Ferguson of Fair I ment Saturday turned _ out very • Oaks. Mr. and Mrs. Milton dav and Wednesday. wilh Mr. and Mrs. S nicely considering the bad roads We had a good crowd although oui- gii'lb did luiC. \ve enjoyed the games very much. PHONOGRAPH RECORDS Classical — Hillbilly Popular RADIO REPAIRS ON ALL MAKES PRICKETT BATTERY STATION Philco Mexia Dealer ; Texas FRI.-SAT. EDDIE DEAN AND HIS HORSE WHITE CLOUD In 'Check Your Guns' Comedy—Serial SUN.-MON. "Temptation" Starring MERLE OBERON GEORGE BRENT PAUL LUKAS Cartoon — News TUES.-WED.-THURS. Double Feature JIMMY WAKELY In "Song of the Drifter" Plus "Dick Tracy's Dilemma" With RALPH BYRD KAY CHRISTOPHER News' THURS.-FRI. "The Treasure of the Sierra Mad re" Starring HUMPHREY BOGART WALTER HUSTON TIM HOLT BRUCE BENNETT Selected Short—News SATURDAY • AL PEARCE JANET MARTIN In "Main Street Kid" Cartoon — Serial SATURDAY MIDNITE "Roses Are Red" With DON CASTLE PEGGY KNUDSEN Musical Short SUN.-MON. "Wild Harvest" Featuring ALAN LADD DOROTHY LAMOUR Popeye Cartoon — News TUES.-WED. "Tarzon and the Huntress" With JOHNNY WEISSMULLEH BRENDA JOYCE

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