Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light from Corsicana, Texas on February 24, 1939 · Page 4
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Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light from Corsicana, Texas · Page 4

Corsicana, Texas
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Friday, February 24, 1939
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" X' FOUR * •uV^-l - *HB CORSICANA SEMI-WEEKLY LIGHT, rttDAT, fcEBBUARY 24. 1989. ' , Interesting News From Navarro County Towns Blooming Grcve BLOOMING OROVB, BVb. 28. —(SpU — Mr. and Mrs. Earl Meador and little daughter of Fort Worth were guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. K. L. Meador Saturday and Sunday. 3, R, Corbln and family of Calais were here for a few hours Saturday. Mrs. Corbln's mother, Mrs. Maggie Richards, returned home with them after a two months visit In Oklahoma and various Texas towns. O. C. Isboll and J. R. Griffin made a business trip to Austin Thursday, Miss Opal Allmon, home economics teacher In the local school, visited her family In Britton this -week-end, jj. W. George and family of Tyler spent this week-end with relattves here and In Frost. Mr. and Mrs. Tommlo Bailey of Corslcana we#e guests of Mr. and Mrs. Miller Reid. Ralph George, freshman In W. T. S. T. C. was at home with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. George, from Friday to Sunday. Miss Martha Orr spent this week-end with her famllp In Mansfield. Miss Violet Machen of Gunter was a guest of Miss Norma Locke James ' Moore of» Austin and Frost was mingling in society here Saturday and Sunday. R. S. High, W. R. High, Mrs. Jack Franks, Mrs. Hulda Robinson and Mrs. Beverly Caldwell attended the funeral of Mrs. Fred Fleming In Corslcana Sunday morning. • Cecil Johnson and family of Groesbeck visited his mother, Mrs D. M. Johnson, Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Corbin and little daughter, Jamie, visited the J. R. Griffins Sunday. A workers council was held at the Central Baptist church Monday and a number of members from out of town churches were In attendance. Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Baggett of Beaumont visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Baggett here Sunday.- Doyle Philips returned with -them for a- visit In Beaumont. Mrs. Sallle Barham and son, Oranvllle Barham, of Hlllsboro, were guests of the Ben Brooks family Sunday. Roane ROANE, Feb. 23.—(SpU-* Mrs. Jim Estes, who underwent an, operation at Templo has returned home and is recovering and Mrs. H. R. Bass Of visiting In Roane Bryan BRYAN, Feb. 23.—(SpU—Mrs. E. A. Freeman, who has been visiting relatives here, has returned to her homo in Bay City. Mr. and Mrs. Lacy Baker and Juno Baker spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Clint Woodard. Mlas Hallle Compton of Navarro spent Monday and Tuesday night with her brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Compton. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Compton visited relatives In Gatesvllle during the past week-end. Tho Bryan P.-T. A. met Wednesday night, Feb. 16, and discussed old and new business. The P.-T. A. Is sponsoring a forty-two tournament which Is to bo held In the Brya,n school building Friday night, February 24. Everyone is cordially Invited. Only tho ones that play or participate In the tournament will be charged five cents. There will bo entertainment and refreshments for everyone. Miss Myrtle Stucker entertained the third, fourth and fifth grade pupils with a Valentine party last week. Ice cream and cake was served as refreshments. Pursley PURSLEIY, Feb. 23.—(SpU— There will be preaching at the Church of Christ Sunday by Mr. Tyson of Kerens. Everybody is Invited to attend. Will Letche, one of' our old settlers , passed away Sunday morning and was burled in Ward cemetery Monday. Miss Iva Carroll of Hubbard Is visiting relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. Will Burns, Clyde Burns, and F. M. Copeland attended the third Sunday singing at Rlchland Sunday. Mies Billy Kate Gunn, Wanda Gunn, and Iva Carroll visited In Leonard Lasloy home Sunday. Miss Billy Styles visited Martha Vera Cooper Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Andy Bolen and children, Mr. and Mrs. Major Murray and children, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Murray and children visited Mr. and Mrs: John Murray Sunday. Mesqulte are MM. Parks Redwlne of Fort . Worth Is visiting Mrs. Jim Estes Mrs. R. O. Flowers - this week. Mr. .and visited Mr. and Mrs. E.- L. Blanslt of Summervllle over the week end. Mr. and Mrs. Tommle Godfrey , and daughter, Ima Gene, and girl r f it-lends of Corslcana visited Mrs, Jim Estes Sunday afternoon. Bill Davis and son, Newton, of Corslcana spent Sunday afternoon ' with Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Bragg. Girls Coca-Cola Y Team May Take Part Dallas Tournament Plans are now being made for the Y. M. C. A. girls Coca-Cola basketball team to participate Ir the Dallas tournament sponsored by the Municipal Athletic Association to be held In Dallas in the near future, C. F. Broughton, physical director of the Y. M. C. A. fi | baa announced. Girls from Corslcana who will attend are Clara Collins, Favls Denbow, Imogene Knight, Mario Qulnn, Dolly McNeil, Norma Frost, Mary Beccue, Bernlce Rob' Ison, Thelma Jo Doolln, Lorraine Doolln, and Gwendolyn Batton. | • s • Use a Dally Sun Want Ad for J % , fliilok result". Tuoelo TUPELO, Feb. 23.—(SpU—An- other good rain fell night and Sudnay. Saturday We had a hard freeze Monday night. Tuesday was thought to be the coldest weather of the lason. The roads being so muddy and the continued rainfall was the cause of no church services here Sunday. ' L. M. Williams and wife were Ennls visitors Wednesday after- Burdlne Is doing jury noon. M. C. service in Corslcana this week. Mr. and Mrs. A.' B. Smith, daughter, Juanlta, and son, Bllllo of Big Spring were over the week end, visitors of their parents and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Mitchell. Miss Elizabeth McMullan Is spending a few days in the homo of her sister, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Gorman. Mrs. J. D. Burdlne is still with her mother, Mrs. R. A. Bowden, who is ill in the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Bowden SCENE FROM JESSE JAMES COMING TO PALACE SUNDAY Frost FROST, Feb. 23.—(SpU—MM. Kate Hall of St. Louis' it visiting her niece, Mrs. John Slay. Mrs. John Price of Corslcana; spent last week with her father, Gleen Reed. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Nlchol and children of Corslcana spent the week-rend with her mother, Mrs. Fannlo English. W. E. and John Stevenson, Nolan Brown and Bob Emmerson of N. T. S. T. C., Denton, visited homo folks over the week-end. Superintendent W. V. Harrison carried his debaters, Misses Dorothy Lee Harrison, Jo Marie Anderson and Kyle Allen and Benny Scott to Denton Friday. Mesdamos P. L. Wooley, J. N. Warrlngton and Erls Doyle were Corslcana shoppers Friday. W. F. Sanders and Josh Basin were business visitors In Corsl- cana Friday. Mrs. William Ellis of Kllgore spent the week-end with her mother, Mrs. Fannie English, Mrs. Wade Smith visited her sister. Mrs. Whit Williams, and family In Ennls Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Dean visited In Hlco Thursday. Miss Mary Hill Stevenson of Rankln visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Stevenson, over tho week-end. Mr. and Mrs. Willie Youngblood spent Sunday with relatives In Waxahachle. Dresden DRESDEN, Feb. 32.—(SpU— A big rain fell here during the week-end. Z. H. Melton and son, Roy: J. S. Herring, Loyd Morton, decli and Grover Steward Melton, Buck Thomson and A. B. Clark were Blooming Qrove visitors Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. E. B. Cagle were in Corslcana last Thursday. Jim Herring received word Sunday morning that his uncle, Jess Herring, Is very low In an Oklahoma hospital. It will be remembered he was reared near Bloom- Ing Qrove In the Carroll community. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde - Rollings- worth visited Bunkle Clark and wife last Wednesday night. Mr. Goroham of Wichita Falls Is here visiting with his daughters, Mrs. LIU Melton and Mrs. A. B. Clark. Miss Dean Mlnatra spent the week-end with friends In Bloom- ng Grove. T. M. Campbell Is assisting E. B. Cagle In ' preparing pecan trees and storing pecan buds in coldstorage In preparation for RICHLAND, Feb. 23.—(SpU— After the big rain this past weekend, everybody has plenty of water. Miss Daisy Steel has been con- inod to. her bed with tho flu. Mr. and Mrs. John Sands also lave some sick children In their lome. Cliff Davis and family of East Above are scenes from "Jesse James," tho all technicolor 20th Centum-Fox production directed by Henry King and featuring a cast of thousands headed by Tyrone Power, Henry Fonda, Nancy Kelly and Randolph Scott, which will be the attraction extraordinary at the Palace theatre for four days staring Saturday midnight. In the up- -cr half from left to right la anry Fonda who plays "Frank;" Vancy Kelly who Is "Zee,". Jesse's wife, and Tyrone Power, who por- trays the famous outlaw. In the •— -r>r left we see Fonda and Tyrone unllmberlng their shooting ••». "Jesse James" comes to the Palace theatre for four days, heralded as one of the greatest motion pictures of all time. CORSICANA YOUNG PEOPLE'S UNION IN SESSION TUESDAY ELSIE DURBIiNOF RICE MADE MAIN TALK; MET WITH '• FIRST METHODIST in Corslcana. Glenn Norwood of Wichita less try In in, taonth out. many l Obtain,,*,. upthewhole.yrtemby women «» 8« alls is visiting home folks here. * •Purdon PURDON, Feb. 23.—(SpU— Dr. and Mrs. W. R. Russell were In Waco Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Butler and daughter, Alice, returned home Thursday after a week's visit In South Texas with Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Boldln. Miss Billte Ruth Rogers and Mrs. C. G. Strickland were in Waco last Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Davis spent By MILTON CAMPBELL The beacon lights of the "Youth Crusade" obtained a brighter gleam; as Its rays focused on the Corsicana young peoples union when Miss Elsie Durbln of the Haynle Memorial Methodist church of Rice delivered the main talk of the evening to the union which met In the Educational building of the church of this First city, Methodist Tuesday of c pain. Try C A R D U I Lockers ' .... i .Come In and moke arrange* • .menta (or your looker, and •'•jr'plant your garden, berries, v corn and fruits, with view of : Storing and have fresh next y winter. Have lookers for ten ! dollars per year, will contract for year and allow' you pay 'quarterly In advance. You ;can now kill your meat and have fresh or cured any month In year. With this system you can pro- yqur own foods. and USB home consumption, : ; A L K E R frozen Food ivate Lockers Sunday with their son, Lowell Key, at College Station. Mr. Russell of South Texas ia visiting his brother, Dr. W. R. Russell. Albert Blttner of Corbett opened a grocer store here last Saturday In tho bank building, . Mrs. Billle D. McGehee is spending the week In Corslcana with her mother, Mrs. Jeff Grady. Mrs. Pearl Stevens of Houston returned home after a four weeks visit with her sister, Mrs. H. C. Russell. Miss Christina McCraw, teacher In the Brushle Prairie school, spent the week-end with home folks. Gordon Hodge and W. H. McCraw were in Waco Monday. Navarro Mills .NAVARRO MILLS, Feb. 23.-- (SpU—A real cold norther struck iiero Monday bringing plenty of ice and freezing temperature. It will prove injurious to young garden stuff just set out. It is the wish of everybody that spring weather will follow this severe spell, There ia quite a bit of Illness in the community at present but we're glad that none so far is of a serious nature. Mrs. J. B. Mosley has been confined to her bed the past week with bronchitis. On account' of the heavy rains during the week-end church services were postponed. Mr. and Mrs. Wllbourne Garner spent Wednesday night with Mr and Mrs. Russell Thorn. Mr* Y. M .Lewis has returned from Waco where she had " her tonsils removed. She is getting along nicely, which tjs good news to her many friends.' evening, February twenty-first. After the body as a whole had sung "Are Ye Able" and were led in prayer, Miss Durbln introduced the subject and her talk "The Youth Crusade." The speaker declared "The world In which youth Is living is not what It ought to be. We need to paint, a new backbround therefore, necessitating us. to move . forward for Jesus Christ." "Our whole world set-up denies everything for which Jesus stands and has upheld. We have on our side the whole weight of the moral universe. God may be hiding his face behind the eloud. This Is no time tamely to submit and cringe before the Godless autocrats. This is the hour when the voice of the Christian should be heard In the land and men should be judged by the moral quality of their acts. This Is a time to act, to move out and with TEXANS REFERRED SOLICITOR GENERAL ON HIGHWAY FUNDS WASHINGTON, Feb. 22.—</P>— The problem of Texans faced with a possible cut in federal highway aid was referred today to the solicitor general of the agriculture department. Thomas MacDonald, chief of the department's bureau of roads heard a Texas delegation discuss tho subject, then advised the group tho question was of such a legal nature a final ruling must be made by the solicitor. Precipitating the problem is a proposal by the Texas Assocla- lon of County Judges and Commissioners that a surplus of $9,500,000 In gasoline taxes In the Christ." Miss Joy Cochrano spoke on visualized Himself as a channel In which the the "Need of tho World for Effective Living." and In her remarks stated, "Jeaus realized and had an acute conscience of the human needs of the people. He "' " * "' "" human people might find their Father In order o'understand their human needs, wing men and women are»thrusl nto this to live a life In its simplicity and effectiveness." "Choosing the Heights," a talk n which the general views of tho crusade were named was given by Miss Georgia Pago. "There is danger In the world ;oday as it Is ready to crucify now as it was In the time of our .Lort Something? sun Want Ad. Try a Dally Chickens-Turkeys Keep Them Healthy—Don't allow Worms to destroy their health atop egg production. STAR SUL- PHUROUS COMPOUND given 4» water or. feed kills Dlaease-causlni worms lr» germ period; also keepi them free of Blooksucklng Hoe Mites, Fleas, Bluebugs; their system toned i appetite, Health and Egg Production good, Costs, very little. You risk nothing. Money took Jlmot SatWflafl/ ' rf Saviour. Nevertheless, if we choose the highest goal as Jesus did, we will eventually obtain success," said the speaker. A musical reading was given >y Ruth Gregory and a trio composed of Carlllla Walker, Catherne Corlcy, and Noel Edmundson rendered a beautiful song suitable for tho occasion. The accompanist for both numbers was Mrs. R. L. Waller. An announcement was made concerning the "Youth Rally" to held Wednesday night, March J, In the main auditorium of the First Methodist church at which time Bishop Ivan Lee Holt will be the main speaker. Young peo ple from the various churches In the district will be on the program. Eighty-six young people and sponsors were In attendance last night, and First Church, Eleventh Avenue, and Rice tied for honors with twenty-five present from each church. All leaguers were urged by Boyce Martin, union sponsor, to attend the Standard Training School that begins on March 12, and to avail themselves of the course to be taught by Mrs. A. W. Hall. A fun fest under the direction of Mrs.'R, N. Eliot was well participated In by the young people. No regular meet will be hold in March, but the next date is set for April with Chatfleld as host, • "Taps" was sung as a dismissal song , when all assembled' In a circle to hold hands as tho last bars of tho 'song pealed forth. state treasury be used to retire county lateral road bonds. The taxes were levied specifically to retire county bonds issued to fl nance construction of state highway projects. MacDonald recently ruled the action proposed by the Texas of ficials would constitute a' diversion of funds, and that under the Hayden-Cartwrlght act the stato faced a reduction of approxi mately $4,000,000 annually In federal aid. .Representative' Poage (D-Tex), one of the delegation, said a conference with the solicitor would bo sought tomorrow. Poage added tho solicitor, Mas ton White, was a Texan and should be sympathetic with the situation, Others In the group were Senator Connally, Representatives Rayburn, Luther Johnson, Thorn- ason, Kloborg, Garrett, Gossett. and Patton; Judge Jake Loy ol Sherman, president of the Judges and Commissioners' Association; Walter Woodul, former lieutenant governor of Texas and County Judges Joe McGll ol El Paso county; Horter Bolden of Shackclford county, Ben Texas scent home folks. Rev. Cagle the week-end with of Frost gave a Bidding several this spring. hundred trees Fly of Dallas county, "and D. Miller of Tarrant county. Navarro County Livestock to Be In Houston Show Twenty-four head of Navarro county livestock left Corslcana early Wednesday morning for Houston where they will be shown In the Houston Fat Stock Show from Feb. 28 to March 6. Included In the group eight head, consisting of five show animals and three nurse cows, owned by Fred M. Allison, Jr., now specializing In livestock, work at Texas A. and M. College. Fred will handle and show the cattle at the Houston show himself. The remainder of the shipment included eleven head of show stock, and five ntirso cows from the R. L. • Wheelock ranch, and these were under tho supervision of Marvin Mayberry, livestock superintendent. Rosebud Matches, carton 19c Bewley's Best or Gold Chain Flour, 48 Ib. sack $1.40 Vfeter Mill, 48 Ib. sack............- .$1.19 10 Ibs. Imperial Sugar; cloth bag 48c Pork Roast, nice and lean, Ib 19c Ham, nice cuts, pound .22c Cheese, Kraft Longhorn, Ib. ........ 18c We pay you Cash for. Your Chickens, Eggs, Oats and Shelled Corn. Plenty Bulk Garden Seed Fred Summerall GROCERY AND MARKET missionary program at the Bap- :lst church Thursday night of last week. His pictures were very Interesting and were enjoyed by all. Tho picture of Rev. A. O. Wilson, a Baptist missionary who before his - death three weeks ago was a personal friend of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Garland, was shown. He left Sweden at the age of 21 and came across the Atlantic alone to Corslcana to live with a brother where he lived several years before moving to Austin where he taught school, then he was ordained as a minister and he travelled all over the South, organizing churches and preaching. He will be missed by all who knew him. Mesdames Tlerman and Ivy had business in Corslcana one day last week. Mrs, Ella Harris has been on the sick list. Pete Hllburn, who has been very sick here at his country home, has been carried to the home of his daughter, Mrs. Belle Elklns, In Corslcana. Rural Shade RURAL SHADE, .Feb. M.- (SpU—W. T. Ware of Mineral Wells was attending business In Rural Shade the cast week. Mrs. Grady Ellis of Mineral Wells spent a few days last week In Kerens and Rural Shade. Marshall Allen was a Corsl- cana visitor Thursday. H. H. Trent was attending business In Corslcana Thursday. Mrs. H. T. Trent and children and J. B. Blakenoy of Powell visited In the H. H. Trent home Friday. Georgle Scott of Powell and Jerry Keith Trent are spending a few days with the Trents. The 4-H Club of Round Prairie met with Mrs, H. H. Trent Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Blair Phillips spent Thurs dav with Mrs. Dee Barnett. Otis Griffin spent the weekend In Athens. Louis Morgan and Johnnie Scott were Kerens visitors Saturday. Cuch Hale and Dick Allen were Rural Shade visitors Sunday. Buss Croffard and family visited Mr. and Mrs. Earl Henderson Friday night. • Miss Myrtle Stuoker of Bryan spent the week-end with, home Mildred MILDRED, Feb. 23.—(SpU— Mildred basketball girls wont to Ennls for tho basketball tournament last week. Miss Ida Mae Wright who has seen. In Houston working, returned home Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Ross and daughters of Laird Hill, Mlssei Helen and Cleo Brown visited friends at Mildred Friday and Saturday. The PTA entertained with a social Monday night at the grammar school. A Valentino party was given at the gym Tuesday night of last week. George Martin of Longvlew was a Mildred visitor Wednesday. ChatfMd CHATFIELD, Feb. 23.—<Sp1.)— Mr. and Mrs. Batson Bass and son of Mesqulte spent the weekend here with Mrs. Bass's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Fausett. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Manning of Forth Worth spent a few days last week visiting Mrs. Manning's father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Meredith. Mr. Meredith has been pretty sick, but is reported some better. Mr. and Mrs. Fagan Pratt and family of Llndale spent tho week-end with Mr. Fratt's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Anderson. Howell Nash of Arlington visited here Thursday night with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Crockett. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Sands and baby, Mrs. Lola Galnes, and son, Qui-ncy, and Miss Maudlne Galnos vis ;ed Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Galnes In Dallas Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sands visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will .Sands Thursday night, Morris Sheppard Sands and wife spent the week-end with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Sands. Judge B. V. Hatley and Constable Leo Sands mtulo a business trip to Ennls Monday. Mr. Gilley of Ennis and Mr. Dickson of Corslcana are busy wiring the houses at Chatfleld. The folks here are looking forward to having electricity soon. The early gardens of this community are in danger from the freeze which struck here Monday night and continued Tuesday. Some corn and potatoes have been planted and may be destroyed If the freeze continues. D U N L O P > "World's Safest Tires." Lllxsrnl allowance on your old tires. Easy terms. Always call Dimlop before you buy. 323 N. Beaton • 1 hone GOB MIDNIGHT SHOW SATURDAY Sunday - Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday folks. Use a Dally Sun Want Ad (or aulck ramlta. Plant Now And Get Nursery Stock that Will Not.Disappoint, Shade, Fruit, and Nut Trees, Rose Bushes, Evergreens, Flowering; Shrubs and Hedge Plants at 'prices that will astonish'you.. We are prepared to furnish and • advise you what to plant. Our many years of experience are at your command. SEE US NOW im lift IT —CORSICANA— Tuesday - Wednesday Feb. 28-March 1 First Showing Nothing Like It This Side of Paris! NOW YOU CAN f SEE IT ALL* NiteTife Whoopee Adults Only Mickey Rooney in 'Huckleberry Finn' Thursday - Friday - Saturday March 2-3-4

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