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PHIL KARN1LR GENERAL INSURANCE Deep In the Heart of Texas By Sassfrass Sam The Mexia Weekly Herald A FARM NEWSPAPER. PUBLISHED IN THE INTEREST OK AGRICULTURE FOR THE RICH EI-SYONE EMPIRE I VOLUME L fen-Tex Fox Hunters End Successful Meet Al Mexia Duck Pond Pacific Ocean Pete, San Diego, Calif., Dear Pete: j In our recent exchanged ver- ; bal combats regarding the respective values of Californians versus Texan?, we have about agreed that the climate and sun rays have made these people so •' different and a Texan living in California a long time would finally, on account of the climate J and other environments, become ; Egr] Saturdav afternoon the ' soft skinned and handsome while i hunters at Ule Mcxia Duck Pond a Californian, placed in Texas and Jrjn the D j Tucker Ranch south ; living under far different condi- j of MexJa ca] , ed gn end to one of ; tions would develop into a hard, , thf , mQst successfu , hunts ever | wiry tough Texan Physically |st d fa , he Central Texas Fox | equipped to combat the hardships | Hunters Assodation . They fold _ | imposed on him by the severe ed up thej) . ^ n ^ ]ogded theh . fox hounds and horses into their trailers and headed to their respective homes scattered throughout Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi. Mo.st all the hunters 3 to attend the 1949 time next MEXIA. LIMESTONE COUNTY. TI£AS. THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 1948 NUMBER 18 Dr. Head t< First Baptist Meetings Starting on Sunday weather changes and other difficulties encountered while attempting to survive in this big rough state. And now the recent uprising or revolution in Bogota, Colombia where the American Nations were : rnado pl , holding a 'Caucus', prompts me to i h unt M,M K h a i"lhe present propound a very important ques- , jt js not knfeQWn whefe tne lion in my mind, lo you ; hun . wi)] fae hold I have picked you of all men char]Je DuB Preside nt of for an answer to my question be- : h c , Tcxas FQX Huntcrs cause I well know you as a man : Assodati said lnat lhere were of experience, having traveled , mwe houndg entered in the extensively and having made an , Bench s ,, ow and Fje]d T) . ja]s this exhaustive study of the various . . h previous. He traits of humanity, especially the ^ . * * h ^ ones you have come in contact were hunters on hand for this ^. unErs Qn gn I with in your travels and wander- . hunt as tne lents ]itcrall covere d tin on ings m search of information on ings m searcn 01 iniormauon o» ; th carnpsile . Thc . rc were also a art and the primitive habits of ; record n " umber of spcct ators at; tending the hunt, according to men. It has often come to my attention that Latin American peo- ; pic of Central and South Ameri- ! 2 - 0 hounds ci)tcrod jn tnc Bcnch ca are continually ^having ^up-^ Show and Fjp , d Trja]s by ap _ DuDBu °^ sc sajd that lfacrc were Over 60 Attend Friday Meeting of Mexia C. of C. j Over 60 enthusiastic Mexiaites ; were present at the J. and V. | Cafe Friday night to discuss the | future plans of the Mexia Cham- i Successful Opening Mrs. Ruth Bryan Owen Brings Vital Message to Mexia Town Hall Members Urges Citizens to Give UN Every Chance ber of Commerce. The program committee of the j Mcxia Town Hall Association was • Clint Reed, president, cailcd the meeting to order and said that the vei y wise in selecting Mrs. Ruth Owen for the opening that the application is being held up by a U. S. Senate Committee. '•The acceptance of the UN Charter was a great organization- number of. their first season, j al achievement." explained Mrs. C. of C. is approaching the end of Tnc ,. e was nlu ch praise by the I Owen as she told of the many its fiscal year, and the directors some 300 lnem b ers following the difficulties overcome by the na were interested in knowing the program Monday night at the tion's representatives in San prospects for next year before j Mexia High School "Auditorium, i Francisco. She said that the na- makme their hudcct and Dlans. i <;„.,,. ,,.;n v,-,,.^ m-jrtn u ni-o=t making their budget and plans. Reed then called on several mem- ! DR. E. D. HEAD Dr. E. D. Head, President of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, and former teacher of Bible in Baylor University, Waco, will be the guest preacher of the First Baptist Church of Mexia and Pastor D. A. Bryant Sunday, May 2. I tions will have made a great The charm and intelligence of j stride when they have reached , bers to make reports of their ac- thv. famous daughter of thc late : the point where they are able to tivities and plans for the coming William Jennings Bryan com- i s jt around a conference table, manded perfect attention and re- anc ) discuss a problem with real spect from the crowd of citizens | understanding. from Mcxia and surrounding | "The UN ~rr year. I Ralph Jones, chairman of the Industrial Committee told the group that all live towns have very active Chambers of Commerce, and that they had budgets towns. One Mexia member was hearts to remark Tuesday morning that he had already received the The UN may rrecd amend- R. B. Sewell Named Mexia High School Assistant Coach i R. B. Sewell has been selected | by the Mexia High School authorities as th'e assistant football coach for the year 1948 and '49 according to an announcement from C. S. Hereford, Superintendent of Mexia Schools. Sewell has lived in Mexia during most of his life. He was born here in 1926, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Sewell. He received his elementary schooling at R. B. Cousins and graduated from Mexia High School in 1945. He was co-captain of the district winning Black Cat football team in 1944. After leaving high school Sewell joined the Merchant Ma- Markets j COTTON • * • • DALLAS, Tex., April 28—(UP) —Approximate prices of cotton in the Dallas market as reported today to the Agricultural Marketing Service for basic middling lots on brokers' tables and F.O.B. Dallas Trade Territory, flat; basis calculated on closing of 37.30 on July contracts. New York: MIDDLING Staple Basis Pries 13-16 275 off 34.55 7-8 175 off 35.55 29-32 30 off 37.00 15-16 75 on 38.05 31-32 110 on 38.40 1 inch 160 on 38.90. 1 1-32 210 on 29.40 1 1-16 260 on 39.90 sufficient to carry out their pro- I value of the entire cost of his ments and strengthening." said j rine where he served for a period Mrs. Owen, but she added that the same was true of the U. S. Constitution and other great docu- mation of an industrial founda- of one year. After being discharged he attended school at Texas Tech and North Texas Teachers jects. He told of the needs of the membership from the first pro- j mcnts oft history. The Town Hall College He took part in the sports local C. of C. and urged the for- gram. speaker told the group that the ! programs of each of these col- In speaking of a possible path- | UN is the only instrument that lion in Mexia, for the purpose | way to peace Mrs. Owen gave a | W e have that will allow the na- of bringing in more industries. I detailed and interesting descrip- __ _ . . * _ . .»: t *i__ i- _ r *! TTUT C. R. Noles, chairman of the Trade Development Committee, told of the need of money to properly advertise Mexia. He pointed out that Mexia has thc men to tion of the workings of the UN. She pointed out that a great deal of pessimism is evident among the citizens of our country with regard to thc possibilities of this hcavals or revolutions I would : P roximatel y 20 ° hunters. There Dr. Head will be the first' do the job if they will work to- alliance of nations ever finding like very much to know if this political unrest is caused by the i inherent disposition of these j Spanish descent people or is it caused by oppression "by their re- , Association wjthin the next spective governments in power . davs _ Jt wi]1 fae held jn the 10 °° h ° Unds br ° Ught Baptist Church during the week r p ri - nt qaid that tncre ! ° f fay 2 to 9. Rev. Bryant said c ^ 1LSI(:lcnt sdld tndt lnerc : j that the purpose of the series of a Directors meeting of mes sages will be to emphasize to the Agriculture Committee, said that Mexia is big enough to do anything that is wanted to be done, if the people v/ant to do it bad enough. Mr. Anderson said [ as, and especially of Limestone (hat the Mc . xia c of c nccds to .- i County, the various phases of the promote all typos of agricultural t mes sages w e o empasze o - ' lhe Central Texas Fox Hunters the people of this section of Tex- gether. i the road to pe;ire. tions of the world to work out their problems, and she said that the other alternative is atomic war, that would drive civilization underground. Mrs. Owen said that the atomic scientists are frightened at the possibility of atomic warfare, and she told of track team. programs leges. Sewell came to Mexia as "B" squad football coach in September of 1947. Since then he has assisted Ty Bain in all of the high school sports. According to C. S. Hereford, Sewell has been responsible in a great degree for the success of the 1948 Black Cat Walter Anderson, Chairman of ..-,, ,, •- a , kinc - Can thc ; many of them who are lecturing l ' in n ttemt : time of these insurrections, «~ #; n *rt tr*-n, 1C' *«^«^^- « * », u\-vi, fc*». .T...*... ........ , umlullunclLUJnal IJlu&ialll \JL uap- ^T^^T^TT^ AT?' there will be an election for offi- tists over all the earth. Dr. Head house at Waco, at wnich time i denominational program of Bap- ALL PEOPLE ALIKE ALL OVER THE WORLD? Being liber have an idea that people everywhere only want their daily j cers and directors for the coming ; will speak of the Theological HI.JJ.' T I year. The 1949 site will also be ! Education and Training of the minded myseil, 1 J oniH -j a) f hat timn ! Ihrpp ipminuripc nf thn Snlifhr>rn * . , ,. , d.vdiucu Lilt: IJt-M. luui jnjuiiua in bread, eaten in peace and freedom cach clags Qf the Fje]d Tria]s and the Bench Show. The challenge cups for the first place hound Trophies and ribbons were Baptist Convention, and bring a awarded the best four hounds in ! sermon upon the subject of to pursue their chosen courses unmolested by governments or bosses who would have them do otherwise. There's a possibility that these Spanish bred people referred to are naturally quarrelsome people and prefer strife and discord to peace and happiness but this I doubt very seriously. I am inclined to believe that a Chinaman, desiring to eat rats and worship Mohammed, if left alone to pursue this course, makes a very good and valuable Chinese citizen but I may be entirely wrong and it's possible that this same Chinaman should be taught better, educated and made a Christian by us, whose robes are whiter (We'think). I fully realize that some human beings with whom we come in contact daily, are more inclined to be trouble makers than others and seem to desire to gossip and stir up strife continually, but as they are exceptions, the average human is the one we have in mind of all the many races and nations. This is a very important question today, Pete, for it's correct answer and full understanding would have a very important bearing on thc question of wars between nations, a thing that seem to have a growing tendency right now and has been in vogue a long time past. It seems to me that a Chinaman should be left alone to live a Chinaman's life, unmolested by foreign Democratic or Christian missionaries and the same is true of every other race and nation of people of the world. So, Pete, will you kindly make a few comments j guc on this subject, which, I am sure j Univ. will be very interesting to me as j Richard well as thc readers of, this column, j Senior Boys Declamation. So, best regards and ADIOS. j ij a m Robert Kerzec won Christian Education in such institutions. Dr. Head is the author of scver- education and to encourage all types of farm youth organizations. Jimmie Blair, Chairman of thc Roads Committee, told of the many past accomplishments of the local organization, and told do the job'?", the speaker said, as she explained that it will do the job only if thc people arc determined to see that it does. , nations. In telling of the operation of j "In spite over the country in an attempt to awaken the people to the horrible destruction that such a war would bring to all peoples of all thc various departments of the ; among of all the clashes members of the UN a UN at Lake Success, Mrs. Owens stated that the newspapers are quick to publicize the disagreements, but she said that very seldom is anything written concerning the many cooperative jobs that have been accomplished. The , .^— :—. '. mtu nave ut'en CJLLUIIIUH&IUJU. AMC the group that it is time to go speaker told of var ious depart- Tnrwavn nnt nartru/arn i . , . , , / ., • . ,_ ^>i._ forward, not backward. ments and told of their work. She of the Bench Show,-" the best in al good books, former Pastor of! the Membership and Finance Raymond Dillard, Chairman of | poin t c d out that one of the g'reat- the Derby class of the field trials i the First Baptist Church of Housand the best of the all age in the I ton, and a former President of field trials were presented the the Baptist General Convention of hunters by the Mexia Chamber j Texas. ',,,,,, of Commerce. The remainder of j ^ cv - Bryant stated -that*>*M»t- the cups were presented by .the ] attendance is expected at the - ' services when the Church begins the special denominational phasis series next Sunday. o of the field trials areas follows: DERBY CLASS First Place: Pete Stride, owned by Andrew Brothers of Grandbury, Texas. Second Place: Noisy Fisk, owned by Glen Fisk of Houston. Third Place: Roy Raider, owned by Joe Talley of Jcwett. Fourth Place: Little Sister, owned by Lcroy Phillips of Tyler. Mj . s £thel Halij Gir] Scout ALL AGE CLASb j Area Director, has announced First Place: Curly, owned by tnat there will be a rally at Fort North-Central Texas Girl Scout Rally at Ft. Parker Saturday Committee, told the group that est is the WHO (World Health Organization), and she added that McNutt Brothers of Teague. Second Place: Amos, owned by M. T. Moore of Midlothian. Parker State Park on Saturday. May 1 for all Intermediate Girl Scouts in the seven counties of Third Place: Jerry, owned by ; the North-Central Texas area. Lawson Drahn of Valley Mills. j she pointed out that there are a Fourth Place:- Ernest Jacob, j total of 600 Intermediate Girl owned by Parker and Elliott of Me.\ia and Houston. MHS Students Win Three First Places In District Meet Mexia High School Scouts in this area. The' rally is scheduled to begin st 10:00 a. m. Saturday morning and last until 3:30 p. m. Some of Ihc various activities the scouts will participate in will bc: flag ceremonies, sing-song, singing games, nature trails, track meet, story-telling and a Scout's Own ceremony. A Girl Scout flag will bc presented the town in the area it is just as important a job ,to | the Un ' lted S ' tales h as no t even make a town better as it «s/toJoined this group, due to the fact make it bigger. He told the group"* that the money paid "to tn'e C."of C. should not be counted as a donation, but as an invest-v.e' ' in the future betterv.er ••• Dillard read C. r comparable cities as, pointing out t are as low as tr Following Dill dent Reed threw, to an open forurh. iviu<_n cumuli asm was displayed in talks by many of those attending. All pledged that they would give of their time and finances to sup- Organize Cancer *ol Drive in i Wednesday Mexia Cancer Control drive w'as organized at a meeting tremendous amount of good cooperative work has been done by the organization," said thc speaker, as she explained that the atomic age offers both opportunity and danger. Mrs. Owen said that it is up to the citizens whether we chose the path of world peace or world destruction. She urged everyone to insist that our lawmakers give the UN every possible chance for success. Following the speech, Mrs. Owen held an open forum. Many questions concerning the UN, Russia's attitude, and other phases of the organization were asked by the Town Hall members. J. G. Coman, chairman of Mexia Town Hall, read the by-laws of the organization preceding the evening's program. They were adopted by the members. Mrs. Sam Cox introduced Mrs. Owen. The next program for the Town the organization, called the meet" . i /-u u r i- ™ ,-™> , port a real Chamber of Comme ce lo " ol . dcr and askc , d Rev. Dem Mexia. Many signified at the i „". .. , ....... ,. ., „„ ___ „„,, morning at the ; Ha]1 will b - c j n Novt . mbcl . and will bc a musical program, pre- by the Metropolitan Group. o Dynamite Cap Blast Causes Severe Hand Injury to Mexia Boy Ronnie Burrows, 14-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Burrows, suffered the loss of part of the thumb of his left hand and severe lacerations of two fingers of each hand when a dynamite cap with which he was playing exploded in his hands. At the time of the accident, about 10:45 Thursday morning, Ronnie was in his class room at W. M. White elementary school. He was immediately taken to a local hos- j pital for treatment by his class teacher, A. B. McBay. It was reported that another student had found the cap at an excavation at Tehuacana and brought it to school with him Thursday morning. • Authorities at the hospital reported Thursday afternoon that the young boy was resting nicely. His condition was said to be painful but not serious. Strict middling 30 to 40 higher. Strict low middling 100 to 125 lower. * • * LIVESTOCK • * * * (USDA) — Livestock: Estimates: Cattle 2000. calves 500, hogs 1000, sheep 4500. Total 8000. Cattle: Active and strong. Medium and good beef steers and yearlings 23.00-28.00, load heifers 28.25, about two loads choice experiment station steers 30.50, few cutter and common yearlings 17.00-22.00. Good cows scarce ;»t 22.00-23.50, common and medium 18.00-21.50, canners and cutter* 13.00-18.00, few canners under 13.00. Sausage bulls 16.00-22.50, few bulls higher. Medium and good stocker yearlings 21.00-27.00, choice scarce. Medium and good stocker cows 16.00-20.00. Calves: Active, strong. Good and choice slaughter calves 26.0029.00, few to 30.00, common and medium 18.00-25.00, culls mostly 15.00-17.50. Medium and Rood stocker calves 21.00-27.00, load good and choice around 300 Ib mixed steers and heifers 28.00, load 240 Ibs 29.50. Hogs: Butcher hogs steady lo strong compared with Tuesday's average, sows and pigs steady. Top 21.50, good and choice 180260 Ibs 21.00 to mostly 21.50, good and choice 270-375 Ibs and 150175 Ibs 18.00-21.25. Sows 15.0016.00. Good 80-140 Ib stocker pigs 15.00-18.00, Sheep: Active, all classes steady. Good and choice spring lambs scarce at 24.00-25.00, common and medium springers 16.0023.00. Medium and good shorn lambs 19.00-22.50, latter price for No. 2 pelts. Medium and good shorn slaughter ewes 10.50-12.00, cull and common grades 6.0010.00. Medium and good shorn feeder lambs 14.00-17.00. in Mexia. Many signified at meeting that they would increase j their pledges and others signed ! up as members following the ; Guire to outline the proposed Dick Scott, Mexia Chairman, FOUfld DCdd I y Ill IPnljIJH ~ meeting. Reed told them that a | gave thc outline of the local fund membership drive would be in- : raising plan to the ladies present ( stituted very soon and they would j a t tho meeting. Those attending : U A ||» tt Earllf be called upon to make thc Mexia > the morning meeting and others i HOUjG [0111 Chamber of Commerce a "wide- j w h o will assist in collecting do- awake, active organization." Last Rites Sunday For Preston Eddy i ; nations in Mexia are: Mrs. Noel : w j j,,.^ arjOUl 55 years old. j I Mrs. Jack Driver, Mrs. J. B. Can- j T caguc . rooming house early Fri- i i trell, Mrs. Val Horn, Mrs. Harry ; day mo ming. Raymond. Davis.! I Walker, Mrs. W. L. Carrmgton. , Teaguc City Marshall said that ' j Mrs. Lodis Stanford, Mrs. D. B. j j t was thought the man had been ! Ballard, Mrs. W. H. Cook, Mrs. j dcad s j ncr . i asl Sunday or Mon! R. E. Cromeans, Mrs. Maurice I day Hc had bccn working in | Easterling, Mrs. Raymond Dillaj'd, j league for a publishing compa- Thomas Dyson Earns Grid Scholarship at Paris Jr. College Thomas Dyson, co-captain of ™ gi "'' Paris Jun- College with a football tucked away in his pocket. Dyson worked out with the s D aced and after won Stanford said that thc group ; Sessions telephoned the compa- j all ny and verified thc identity of the scholarship and told report back in September. Morris an dMcMahon of the '47 . l" 111 Jj 111 i 1_ ' i i»IU!ilSeiII U4»A\-*•*«!! VI* "Jl HIV, »• the man, and they stated that his ; Frankljn footbal , team were also ,- !, n ',t given scholarships. Morris will '"'"" i play as halfback while McMahon : family lived either : or California. TrK; body Wil - •scnt'Vo'all"scouts" and leaders of mond'"ph~illips, Terrell Bowlin.; him or deposit f' rst :the North-Central Texas area. Dan Capchavt and R. P. Brad- • c«"i o d nK. Your Truly Sassfrass Sam of Texas o place in Slide Rule. Byron Tolson ; Mrs. Hall will be in charge of i shaw. Interment was in the Mex- i The quota_for Limestone Coun- i 1. t i. ~ U1..,-. ..;Kl-.n*i (t-i tVi/i Ml 1V>T_ il 11-- :,.*. 1 L,,, ,.„ — ;,, ,tr- T« : ;,, ^"*;»-.» fnmni nv\* '. I V 1C ^1 *? _T 1 "lO . took th( , blue ,.j( D bon in the Num- | the rally, assisted by various In- i ia City Cemetery, ber Sense contest. j tcrmediate leaders and four rep- i Mr. Eddy was born on January Other Mexia students who resentatives from the Senior i 3, 1891. in Lawrence County. Ark. . ... 9 = 1 ^ - la buried in Teague Friday night. - -r, , en(J I When authorities found the : v J I body a strap had been tied around j his throat and was attached to < i the bed. The coroner's report | : was self-inflicted strangulation. I PRODUCE •»• FORT WORTH, Tex., April 28 (UP) — (USDA) — Wholesale dealers egg and poultry prices to producers and truckers delivered Fort Worth. Egg market Weaker. Current receipts cases returned 10.7511.10, few best whiles higher. Live poultry market slightly weaker on hens. Per Ib heavy hens 26-27. Light 23-24. Roosters 14-16. Fryers local 38-42, mostly 40-42. o Open Drive for Children's Books At Mexia Library The annual drive for funds t<) add books to the children's department of the Mexia Public Library will get underway starting Monday, April 26. Mrs. John Armstrong, Librarian, pointed out that an unusually fine response wa. c given this project by Mexia citizens last year, and it is nopeti that even more books will be added to the collection during the present drive. A recent survey showed 37 percent increase in the use of children's books at the local library during the past year. Mrs. Armstrong has asked that .Mexia citizens mail their contributions to the Mexia Public Library. Final Services for Mrs. Fleming at . Shiloh Tuesday Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Shiloh . Baptist" Church at 3 o'clock for Mrs. Nancy E. Fleming who passed away Sunday night in a local hospital after several weeks illness. She is survived by 3 daughters: Mrs. Willie Wells, Mrs. Mary- Morgan and Mrs. Iva Ward all of the Shiloh Community. 11 grand children, 11 great grand, children. Three sisters and one brother 4 also survive. They are: Mrs. Lura '•^ Baucuni of Anson. Mrs. Hester Stokes and Mrs. Vida Boyd .both of Mexia, Joe Tibbs of Winnsboro, Wayne Lucas and Rev. _ Hayter officiated with Corley Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Interment was in the Shiloh Cemetery. Pallbearers were McKenzie Texas. Rev Masters. Fred Masters. Willie Sterling Hoi- placed in the contests were: Mary Joan Gillcspie, 2nd in Ready Writers: Joyce Hancock and Hazel Thomas placed 4th and oth in Shorthand: Gene Wooford took third place in Number Sense. Scouts of the area. Former Mexiaites r , n . 4 , Judge Bands at Sunday Designated longviewMeet As 'Soil and Soul' Day over County . He was converted early in mar- I ried life and united with the First ! Baptist Church of Josephine, i Texas. At the time of his death i he was a member of the First ! Baptist Church in Pt. Enterprise. I In 1908 he was married to Martha ! Elizabeth Vines and to this union eleven children were born. Survivors include his widow. County Precinct Conventions On Saturday, May 1 Jack Hawkins. Last Rites Tuesday I For Robert A. Day, 83 ! Native of Thelma | Funeral scrrices were held i Tuesday ;it 4 o'clock at thc Horn Hill Cemetery for Mr. Robert A. ivhy Mom GIZZARD CAPSULES „ -.- . „ 4 . Llm _ est ° ne 'Dav. age 34,'who died Monday, the following children: Mrs. Elsie i County Democratic Executive nig ' ht a{ hi _ hfjmc ]n thp -T^,,.^ j nnouncea Community after soveral months j Lilt lViJ<J"li*& l_il»»'-«i»-... .--.•—- . -- . Mae Erickson of Mexia. Fred Ed- ..Committee chairman, a In telling of Soil Erosion. M. H. Brown," Limestone County former Agent, said today. "Every minute D i one 40 acre farm 9 inches deep; Dav \__ __, _ „ flows down the Mississippi River. • • , f the Mexia High School .- —- _,,.,, A Desolation and Abandonment arc ! £«£«£ Band, was oL of the Seventeen £andchidren and the results of Soil Eiosion. Tne . j udges ^ lso Dean shank, former Navasota River is draining away , Black Cat band director sen.'ed the wealth of Limestone County to Gulf of Mexico. This unchecked erosion is destroying the society and economy of this county." , & jud jn the state contes t attracted 42 bands. Sunday. May 2nd has designated as "Soil and been Soul' Forest Glade Raises six brothers also survive. o • Home Food Freezing Demonstration Fri. Ralph Jones, owner of the Mex- The Durpose of the prei—^. _ ,, — - ^ , ,. ventions U to select delegates to • i wo brothers. J. E Day o Mexia the County Convention to be held ' & n d Jim Day 01 Abilene also sur- in the 77th courtroom in Groes- : vl yc. beck at '-00 D. m. Tuesday, May '• Mr. Day was born and lived all I. The convention is being held : his life ;n the Thelma Commun- for the purpose of determining ! ny. a Democratic nominee for presi- ; ;— '•> dent. W'ji uit 6mt» thl* rear, lo n«*«!#d <o> I" VaO* fum >o4 Uttrr pn>9U tgr TOU. Korp 'era lejtng tbta «1nt«rl Pat*4 Ifl- nhibl* Carol* CoaOcx 6m not Guiian te enf-vmtea nftSOot nntll ertubtd br Ktzzapl—dHir*!ri vxi&t tin*. . Won't For'ul » SSJTttl . . Tm&x. GeU bevf* tit *• **i All Democrats are urged to at- , Escapes From Ramsey Farm Sunday. The pastors of various D-J CrOSS OuOtO _i _U. «„ K^T-n T^QQn "oL-caH 1 n ^* churches have been asked to preach on the subject "Stewardship of the Soil." M. H. Brown. Jr.. County Agri- Soeights Ravmond Sterling, rloi- cultural Agent urges everyone to fon'Iudasill.X B,East,Bob Fort- j make^^spec^ effort to attend _ ^ ia Machinery'Company. annou.nc- tend their precinct conventions; '" ' and take an active part in deter- A.NOLbiU.V -p.i, -d A 27-vear-ola convict ed today that there son and Cecil McDonald. church on this day. Kendrick&Ho

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