Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on June 5, 1936 · Page 2
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas · Page 2

Publication:
Location:
Pampa, Texas
Issue Date:
Friday, June 5, 1936
Page:
Page 2
Start Free Trial
Cancel

TWO THE PAMPA DAILY NEWS, Patnpa, f e*a« FRIDAY EVENING, JUNE 5, 1936. PROGRAM TEA CLIMAXES COURTESIES TO PIONEER WOMEN ®- BPW CLUB IS HOSTESS TO VISITORS FROM MANY PLACES Pioneer women of Ihe Panhandle Who came to this section 40 years or more ago and who have been designated' for a number of special honors and attentions in tins year's Panhandle Centennial celebration, were complimented yejtertlay afternoon by the Pampa Business and Professional Women's club at a delightful program-tea in the wppicn's club room of the city halt Especially honored nt the gathering were the widows of four famous pioneers who played a major part in civilization of tlio last frontier. They were Mrs. Temple Houston. now of Woodward, Okla., Mrs. Olive K. "Billy" Dixon. now of Amarillo: tyrs. T. D. Hobart of Pampa, and Mrs. Fannie Shelton of Miami. Famous Widows Receive. Mrs. Houston, who came to old Mobeetie in 1883 as the bride of the newly appointed district attorney lor the 25 untamed Panhandle counties, and Mrs. Dixon, widow of the famous scout and hero of Adobe Walls, received with the hostesses and renewed acquaintances with their friends of many years ago. Both were distinctly more willing to talk of the parts their husbands played in the section's early history than to speak of their own shares In the development of the country. Mrs. Hobart, widow of Pampa's most widely known pioneer and civic figure, joined Mrs. Dixon and Mrs. Houston at the close of the program to greet the guests who had not been presented earlier in the afternoon. Mrs. Shelton, queen of the Centennial by virtue of being the widow of longest residence in the Panhandle, also was present. She is the widow of a widely known pioneer doctor, who first came to the country as post doctor of Port Elliott, and who remained to minister to the needs of the scattered communities. Program by musicians. Mrs. Glenn Pool welcomed the guests on behalf of the B. and P. W. club and announced the program. Entertainment features included ac- cproUqn numbers by little Ernestine Holmes; a skit with readings by Mrs. Walter Coffee, vocal parts by Mrs. J'.M. Dodson, and piano accompaniment by Mrs. Madeline Tarpley Rountree; vocal solos by Mrs. A. H. Doucette, with accompaniment by Mrs. Prank Keehn; and violin numbers by Mrs. H. D. Pool of Magic City. Mrs. Mel Davis played old-time airs on the piano w£lle the guests were arriving. Mrs. LaVena Wooley, Mrs. John Beverly, Mrs. Gladys Robinson, Miss Irene Irvine, and Mrs. Pool were active hostesses at the tea, while Mrs. M. P. Downs and Mrs. George Walstad were in charge of transportation. Pioneers Pour Tea. Tea was poured by Mrs. V. E. Fatheree, "mother" of the B. and P. W. club, and Mrs. John Beverly, who is herself a pioneer woman. The tea tables, laid with lace and appointed \yith silver services, were ornamented' with bouquets of blue larkspur and lighted with blue candles. Souvenirs of the affair were silhoutte sunbonnets in the shade of the Texas bluebonnet. Honorees of the occasion who registered in the guest book were: M*S. Houston, Woodward; Mrs. Dixon, Amarillo; Mrs. Hobart, Pampa; Mrs. Shelton, Miami; Mrs. J. B. Elpdgett, Spearman; Mrs. S. E. Boggess, Wichita, Kans., Mrs. Lee te^rfck, Pampa; Mrs. J. T. Chris- yap, ClPUde; Mrs. B. L, Rimson, Armstrong. Mrs. C. B. Hunter, Claude; Mrs. A}ic_f! Wynjie Crawford, Amarillo; s. J, M. Bell, Gray county; Mrs. Bell Russell; Pampa; Mi's. Lefors, Pampa; Mrs. C. Li. Tfrpjnas, Pampa; Mrs. DeLea Vicars. tfornpa: Mrs. Mel Davis; Mrs. H. Ep."CleeJc, Panhandle; Mrs. E. E. Oarhart, Panhandle; Mrs. A. M. WijMiett, Higgins; Miss Nina Car- fewt, Panhandle. • Mrs.' W. R. Swing, Pampa; Mrs. IS. E. Haynes, Miami; Mrs. P. O. Wilson, Claude; Mrs. T. H. Russell, Hoggins; Mrs. W. G. Nation, PamBa: Mrs. W. H. Patrick, Clarendon; Mrs. C. -H. Lockhart, Pampa; Mrs. y! M. King, Gruver; Mrs. G. W. Qulbertsan, Iowa Park; Mrs. E. A. Gragg, Pampa; Mrs. P. M. Brooks, PamRa; Mrs. J. E. Bailey, Pampa; Mr.s.''Paul Hoefle, Canadian; Mrs. Q. L. Boyd, Lipscomb county; Mrs. Thomas Riley, Canadian. Mrs. J. A. Moses, Pampa; Mrs. J. A. Mead, Miami; Mrs. C. H. SJiftbe, panaclian; Mrs. Pave Pope, pa'mR a ; Mrs. P. C. Ledrick, Pampa; Mrs. ]. E. Carson, Pampa; Mrs. j^JOyd jjickox Bishop, Dalhart; Mrs. J 1 . D.. Tests, Canadian; Mrs. W. W. CJwends, Canadian; Mrs. T. H. 0hauvea,UX, Claude; Mrs. M. H. i^pftre, Pampa; Mrs. J. E. Wright, Pahipa; Mrs. L. E. Saltzman, Pampa; Mrs. Suda Hodges, Groom; Mrs. Frank Briggs, Canadian. '. Mrs. Herbert Harrah, White Deer; Mrs. Bertha Wickerson, Miami; Mrs. J. H. Fowler, McLean; Mrs. J. M. McEntire, white Deer; Mrs. Les- lip,Simpson, CiQvis, N. M.; Mrs. I. |i. Bowers, Wheeler; Mrs. W. T. Beck, Mobeetie; Mrs. Alice Cun- Snghajna, Miami; Mrs. Marvin Williams, Pampa; Mrs. C. A. Tignor, Pampa; Mrs. J. F. Meers, Pampa; Mrs. G. W. Benson, Canadian; Mrs,. L£pna McMurtry, San Antonio: Mrs. A. A. Teimann, Pampa, Mrp, W- J Todd, Canadian; Mrs fT $. Howard, Pampa; Mrs. Vas Btickley, Canadiati; und Mrs. H. T. Eubank, Glazier. WIDOWED QUEEN REAPPEARS AFTER MONTHS OF MOURNING Wedding Distant Even Lilliiin Duval, Swaynsboro, Ga., beauty, exhibiting- the curves that make her one of Broadway's more alluring night club attractions, admits that wedding bells are a distant eventuality, but she insists that she ami Paul CuHey, college boy son of the governor of Massachusetts, are engaged. Financial problems forbid an immediate wedding, it seems. Singing Meet Singers from over the Panhandle district will meet at the Baptist church in LeFors Sunday afternoon at 2 in a semi-annual session. John Taylor, head of the Plateau singing convention which comprises 26 counties in Texas and New Mexico, will be present with a delegation. C. E. Ward, president of tho Gray County Singing convention, will be in charge. Everyone is invited. FOUND GUILTY McKINNEY, June 5 (AP) — A jury late yesterday found Oran Dismuke of Greenville guilty of murder in the fatal shooting at Farmers- villc, Jan. 26 of J. G. King, of that community, and assessed a penalty of 20 years in prison. BY GODFREY ANDERSON. LONDON, June 5 <fP)— With dark monihs of mourning behind her, Britain's widowed Queen Mary is beginning to reappear in public. While she has undertaken no official engagements, and is not likely to do this for many months, her tall, black-gowned figure is to be seen at some of the more serious functions of the London season, walking alone in places where the slight, bearded figure of King George formerly was always at her side. Paintings Recall Husband. Paying her customary visit to the Royal Academy of Arts exhibition at Burlington House. Piccadilly, the widowed queen paused long before pictures which for her evoked sad memories. These were the poignantly contrasting paintings of Frank O. Salisbury's "The Heart of Empire"— vast canvas depicting the glittering scene of St. Paul's cathedral when King George celebrated the silver jubilee 'Of his reign a year ago and Frank E. Beresford's picture of Westminster Hall at 12:15 a .m. January 28, this year, when King George lay in stale on the eve of his funeral, with Ills sons keeping a last vigil by his side. Both theso pictures havo been bought by Queen Mary. They probably will hang in the salon at Sandringham House, the Norfolk home where her husband tiled. Edward's Likness Missing. Other pictures of the royal family keenly interested the queen. There were Frederic Whiting's por- trait'of King George riding horseback in Hyde Park; the puke of York painted by Simon Elwes In the purple-lined cloak, high boots and curved saber of a hussars regiment; the family groqp of the Duchess of York and the little Princesses, Elizabeth and Margaret Rose, by Edmond Brock. Smaller pictures o.f the Duchesses of Gloucester and Kpnt an d a bronze bust Pf the Duke o.f York were examined closely, but the queen saw no portrait of her eldest son, Britain's present king. Carries Jting's Gardenias. The galleries were closed to the public at the time of the queen's visit but passers-by who witnessed her arrival noticed that she was wearing a hat different in style from those she has hitherto favored. One expert described it as "black silk with a shallower crown than usual and in shape resembling the neat little turned-up hats which the Duchess of Kent often wears." At one of the stands she was handed two white gardenias of the type the late king always favored for his buttonhole. For the rest of her stay at the show she carried these fragrant blooms in her hand. 'Beast!' Cries Ann Harding to 'erson BELFAST, Ireland, June 5. (/P)~ Ann Harding, the American film actress, kept her 7-year-old daughter in seclusion today when her ship, the i3uchess of Atholl touched at Belfast. She cried: "Beast!" at one curious person who .attempted to peer into the child's locked room, but said, however, she was not afraid of writs growing put of the futile attempt pf her former husband, Hary Bannister, to prevent their sailing from Canada. "I have come to fulfill an English contract with special authority of a United States court," she asserted. "My daughter and I will go back again in six months. I am not going to establish a residence in Great Britain. I am a working woman and have a jcb to go back to." Double Duty Sports Ensemble With Suspender Strap Sun-Back and "Young Bolero Jacket By ELLEN WORTH A bolero tops this sun-back dress because Paris is delighting with all manner of wee jackets this season. It assures you that your costume will be doubly useful. You can wear it tor spectator sports as well as you could even go to town to do a little shopping in this attractive ensemle. The jacket may match or contrast with the youthful suspender sw- back dress. Turquoise or coral cotton shantung weave is a very gay scheme nnd so popular just now. This model is fascinating too in linens, pkiue, challis prints, or tub pastels. Style No. 1762 is designed for sizes 11, 13, IS, 17 and 19 years. Size IS reqliires 2Vn yards of 39-inch material with 'A yard of 35-inch contrasting for dress with % yard of 39- inch material for short sleeved jacket Our illustrated Home Dressmaking Book will enable you to have smart clothes and more of them for less money. Each step in the making of a dress is shown with illustrated diagrams. Send for your cpov today. PAMPA PAILY NEWS New Yqrfe Pattern Bureau, ?20 East 42nd Street, Suite 1UQ, New York, N. Y. Honored by Navy The e.nvU'd honor of presenting- the colors in Annapolis Navy Academy's annual ceremony has fallen to Julia (Sisliop (above), of Poland. O. FAMED IS DAUGHTER OF HOUSESPEAKER Father and Brother Were Elected to Seinate WASHINGTON, June 5 (AP)— William Brockman Bankhead, elevated to the speakership of the House of Representative? today tp succeed Joseph W. Byrns. hails from the west Alabama "hill country." Born April 12. 1874, near Moscow. Ala,, he was the secpnd son of John Hollis Bankhead and Tal- HiJah B.an,khead. His birthplace was a farm to which his father returned after service as a captain under the confederacy. "Will," as he is known by friends, went to the University of Alabama and played fullback on its first football team. He won the University medal for oratory. His father was well along the legislative path which one day two of his sons were to follow. After finishing at Alabama, Will joined the elder—then a amember of the national house—and entered Georgetown University here to study. He became class president. With a law degree and a lot of ambition, Bankhead set out for New York City to hang out his shingle. He joined up with Tammany Hall. Gopd-looking and conceded to have unusual talent, he all but scrapped his legal training for the stage while in the big 1 city. A theater manager offered him a job and he was about to take it, when his mother frowned. It is said Bankhead vowed then that if any of his own children ever wanted to tread the boards, he would not oppose them, in later years his favorite actress was his daughter, Tallulah, a name passed down from the -tragic heroine of an Indian legend and now known from Hollywood to Broadway and London. There was a special affinity between father and daughter because of his sympathetic support of her stage aspirations and her pride in dad's political achievements. Homesick for the Alabama hills, Bankhead returned from New York .to Huntsville and married Ada Eugenia Selege of Memphis. He met -his first tragedy in the death of his beautiful young wife, who -left him two baby daughters, Tailulah and Eugenia. Ho moved to his mother's hpm.e in Jasner and entered a law partnership with liis brother, the ^res- ant SoiwtoT John H. Bunkliead. Will bqcaini' increasingly active in the ranks of the party. In Hunls- ville h.e had been sent to the state legislature an clserved as city attorney -and circuit solicitor. Later he married Miss Florence McGuire of Jasper. In : 1914 Bankhead entered the congressional race against William B. Oliver, the Alabaman who placed his name before the Democratic caucus of the 74th Congress for floor leader. . "Buck," as Oliver .is Icnown 'to his friends, whipped Will. B,ut'dur- irig'the nex;t two years the Alabama legislature and served as city at- ver's .district and created the seventh. In the following election B.ank- heaci was sent to Washington ar»d is the only representative the seventh evqr had. When Will entered the H^use, his father was in the senate. It was no unusual occurrence fqr the Senate and House gavels to fall with a simultaneous bang, each wielded by a Bankhead, father and sou. In later-years, .after .the death of ;he Senator-father, John R. Bank- lieacl, Jr., succeeded him ift the Senate. ,The brothers have often presided on the same day on either side of-the oapitol in recent months. ,—. .. .HMJ^I.— —. — XOSSE SURPRISES NEQRO BIRMINGHAM, Ala.,.June 5. W) A quickly formed posse .surprised AVO negroes robbing a wrecked safe in trie' New .Castle -jjostaffice early uiltiy,.-*Jew. Qfte .«!' them and a volley ut th.e;.otUer as,%e into the darkness. Early Railroad Trip Described By Mrs, Houston CANYON, June 5.—" . . . and the train crew and all would get out and gather turnips whenever we passed a convenient patch," exclaimed Mrs. Temple Houston, 70, daughter-in-law of the Texas patriot, as she addressed interviewers, photographers and friends gathered about her in the Panhandle-Plains Historical society museum here Wednesday. She was telling them about early railroad service in the Panhandle. Plump and Jolly little Mrs. Houston related with a gleam of enthusiasm in her grey eyes the story of her ride "in the 'caboose' of the first train that ever came to Canadian, Texas." Her husband, Temple Houston, was at that time an attorney for the Santa Fe railroad. Previously, at the age of 20, he had been district attorney over 35 Texas counties. The Temple Houstons lived in Mobeetie from 1883 until 1889. At that time they moved to Canadian. Mrs. Houston lives now in Woodward. Okla. She is the guest of Mrs. V. E. Fatheree of Pampa. where she is attending the Panhandle. Centennial celebration. While in Canypn, Mrs. Houston was a guest of L. F. Sheffy, secretary to the Panhandle Historical society. CANADIAN NEWS CANADIAN, June 5.—Jess Chesher was seriously injured when his automobile ran into a washed out bridge near the booster station Wednesday night. He is in Canadian hospital. A vacation Bible school started this morning at the Christian church, meeting from 9 to 11:30 O'clock. A similar meeting is to be conducted each Friday through the summer, it is announced by Boy S, Davis, minister. Mrs. Othello Miller visited in Woodward, Okla., yesterday. Mr. aud Mrs. F. W. Coym and son, Fred, of Houston visited here the first of the week. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fry of Shamrock were here the first of this week. The funeral of William R. Wood Wfls conducted Tuesday morning at the Baptist church, with the Rev. W. A. Fite and Roy Davis in charge. Numerous friends from this and nearby towns attended. Pallbearers were Milton Webb, Ben Merry, Jack Williams, R. William Brown. Richard Button, and Robert Fry of Shamrock. KINGSMILL NEWS KINGS.MILL, June 5. —Misses Catsy Hughes and Geraldine Carter of Higgins are visiting in the J. W. Woodworth home this week. W. H. Morgan's mother. Mrs. S. Morgan, who has been visiting hcr(!, has returned to her home in Oklahoma . Smart Paris Wrap Over a pale turquoise evening- gown of heavy satin, Molyncu\ shows a full-length evening coat of strawberry pink crepe. Note the simple neckline and the widened shoulder lint'. Miss Sirman Will Be Camp Delegate Mis;; Etoilc Sirman. vice president of the Young Women's Christian association at Canyon, will be a delegate to the Y. W. C. A. and Y. M. C. A. summer camp and annual conference in the Ozark mountains at Hollister, Mo., June 5 to 19. Miss Sirman was graduated from Po.mpa high school 'in 1934, and will enrol as n senior in West Texas Teachers college, Canyon, for thu second summer semester. M. E. BOARD TO MEET All officers of the adult department in First Methodist Sunday school, members of the board of Christian education, are asked to meet at 9:15 Sunday morning for a conference preceding the regular class hour. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Williams, accompanied by his sister, Miss Annie Williams, spent last week-end in Magic City. . Mr. and .Mrs. .Guy and daughter, Melba, anfl Mrs. Al Moore visited in Amnrillo Wednesday. Mr. and 'Mrs. Jake MUrry and family of Miami visited in the home of his brother, A. P. Murry, recently. Mrs. J, M. Keel visited her mother, Mrs. R. P. Swain, in Pampa Wednesday. • Mrs.jH. E. Phillips and her nephew, David .Burnett, ;Qf Waldrpn, Ark., were visitors here this 'Week. Mother Advised Ailing Daughter To Take CARDUI Many, many women have taken Cardui on the advice of their mothers who had been helped by it. "I would have severe cramping spells," writes Mrs. F. C. Allen, of Smithdale, Miss. "I would get nauseated, and .feel faint and would ht'.ve to go to bed. I would be very nervous for two or three days. I was afraid to go away from home, for fear I would faint and fall. My mother, having used Oardui with good results, advised me to try it. "I am so glad I took Caraui and got relief, for it has done wonders for me." If you suffer this way, send to the drug store for a bottle 01 Cardui and begin taking it today. Of course, if Cardui does not benefit YOU, consult a physician. The News' Want-Ads bring results. -DALLAS- June 6 to November 29 FARES AS LOW AS $S.4§ AIR-CONDITIONED -CHAIR CARS and PULLMANS — .- S»fe - Comfortable For Complete Details: Q. STOP-OVER PRIVILEGES Or Write— T. P. General Passeuger Agent Aumrillo, Te RELATIVE OF STEPHEN F.AUSTIN AND EX-SLAVE ARE STILL LIVING FREEPORT, June 5. OT—Henry Austin Perry. 80, and Joe Lee, 83. believed to be the only Texas master and his former slave living, reside a few miles apart in this, Brazoria county. Perry, oldest surviving relative of Stephen F. Austin, lives at Angleton, the county seat, and the okl negro a dozen miles away in a wooded section on the west bank of the Brazos river. 'Lee was given to Perry when the latter was a small boy, by his father for a personal servant. "He picked me," said Joe, "and we were together a lot. I used to saddle his horse for him to go to school and he was always good to me." Perry was born at Peach Point between Frecport and Brazoria in the house once occupied by Stephen F. Austin. James Perry, his grandfather, married Mrs. Emily Bryan, a sister of Austin. Perry's father Joined the Confederate army at the outbreak of the Civil war, leaving the boy and his mother with a number of slaves, including Lee, to work the farm. The negroes, Perry said, remained near their former masters after the war. Lee claims undiluted African descent. "My father." he said, "was caught wild in Africa and brought to Galveston, then sold to Massa Charlie Sayers at Quitana." Joe was born at a plantation near Columbia, one of twin boys. The family was separated when his father, a sister and a brother were sold at Galveston. The sister, once a "water toter," and now nearly 100 years of age, lives near Joe's two-room cabin. In 1900 a storm blew down a house upon his mother-in-law 1 and him and in 1932 another storrn destroyed a second home, but the Red Cross and sale of an oil lease made possible the present cabin on his 16-tacre potato and ribbon cane farm. Asked the age of his present wife, Lee replied, "Well, all I know is that when I was asittin' up with her her father said she was born 'man- cipation year." KILLED IN CRASH COMFORT, June 5 (AP)—Mrs. Dora Stieler, wife of -Adolf Stieler, Jr., member of the executive board of the Sheep and Goat Raisers association, was killed in< an automobile crash last night. Amoni; survivors are Mrs. G. H. Roessln&j, of McAllen, a sister, and William Neuhoffer of San Antonio, and Oscar Neuhoffer of Kerrville, brothers. SHOP AT RICHARD'S EVERY DAY 70c KRUSCHEN 60c SAL HEPATICA 46c 50c Jergens Lotion 60c Mum .— $1.00 Ingrains Cream 25c Mavis Talc 25c J & J Baby Talc 50c Aqua Vclva 37c 46c 87c 19c 18c 39c $1.00 Mercolized Wax 75c Veraseptol Quart Mineral Oil 25c Ex-Lax .$1.00 Cardui 75c Gustorui ..-- --• $1.50 Pinkham Veg.'_ GOc L/ysol 59c 79c 19c _. 79c 59c $1.21 43c $1.00 ADLERIKA 79c 50c Pepsodent TOOTH PASTE 29c IP 1.00 iJion Kora Ol C 98c _27c $1.25 Caroid and Bile Salts !',5c Bnei'gine $1.50 Citro tf»| |Q Carbonate «pi*i«f $1.00 Marmola . 25c Shu Milk 89c 19c 75c O. J. Lotion 50c Boyer Cream 59c 39c 75c Tre Jur *Q Body Powder 15fC $1.25 OQ Alarm Clock O*JC 50c Calps; Powder & Brush 49c SOc Wests TOOTH BRUSH 34c 60c ALKA SELTZER 49o DRUG CO

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free