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Saint Jo Tribune
Saint Jo, Montague County, Texas
Friday, August 4, 1939
Flaming Barn Claims lives of Brothers near Bowie
Two small boys were burned to death late Tuesday at their farm house east of
Bowie when a corn crib in which they were playing caught fire. The boys,
BOBBY BRADFORD, 4, and JAMES RUSSELL BRADFOR, 3, were sons of Mr. and Mrs.
J. C. BEDFORD, who live nine miles east of Bowie. Survivors include the
parents, eight brothers and sisters. The mother was placed under a doctors
Berry Family Reunion
Scenic Lugart Dam Park near Granite, Oklahoma was the site for the second
annual Berry reunion held Saturday and Sunday, July 29 and 30. 64 members of
the family were present for the reunion compared with 63 last year. The
annual get-to-gather was organized two years ago when MRS. S. J. BERRY,
mother of the group died at Granite, in order that members of the family
might keep in touch with each other. Younger members of the group spent the
time swimming, boating, riding and mountain climbing. Still younger members
like little NELSON BERRY of Saint Jo kept members of the family busy getting
acquainted with him, enjoying the attention. Saint Jo members attending were
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. BERRY, W. M. BERRY, MRS. D. C. BERRY Jr., and son NELSON,
and MISS BOBBY JEAN MCGRADY. Other relatives came from Chickasha, Okemah,
Sayre, Clinton, Brinkman, Duncan, Granite and other points in Oklahoma and
Hildebrand and Pittman Children in Car Accident
Monday evening, the children of MRS. JOHN HILDEBRAND and Mr. and Mrs. N.
W.PITMAN started out in the Pitman care to hunt rabbits in the Hildebrand
pasture near Tyler Bluff on Route 2. Five of the children received injuries,
two very seriously when they fell off the outside of the car. VELMA
HILDEBRAND and ARLENE PITMAN were injured. WANDA JEAN PITMAN and Velma were
taken to the hospital at Gainesville.
Mrs. WOODROW JONES and her brother-in-law J. B. JONES received serious
injuries in a car collision. Wednesday night. They had started to Ada,
Oklahoma to get Mrs. Jones husband when the accident occurred near DICK
PIERCES place on Highway 82. Mrs. Jones was taken to the Gainesville
hospital by occupants of a passing car. N
No serious injuries were sustained last Friday when the Chevrolet pickup
driven by ULIS BURNS, city, collided with another pickup driven by MRS.
STARLING EMBRY of Sivells Bend on the highway in front of Mr. Burns home.
In the car with Mrs. Embry were two of her children and a little boy from
Oklahoma City, visiting the family.
H. H. CARLILE reported that his skating rink would open Saturday night.
HORACE WILLIASM of Bowie will be instructor and O. L. PERKINS of Decatur
will manage in absence of the owner who will divide his time between his
roller rinks in Saint Jo and Henrietta.
CORA JANET CLIFT
MRS. CORA JANET CLIFT, wife of J.G. CLIFT, died at the home of her daughter
MRS. ELMER JOHNS Wednesday night after a short illness. Funeral services
were held at the Bulcher church Thursday afternoon by Rev. J. CALVIN DENNIS
and SHELBY WEST. Interment was in the Coker cemetery arranged by Scott Bros.
Mrs. Clift was born July 22, 1856 in Cape Jersey, Missouri, daughter of
CHARLES and ELIZABETH HARRIS. She joined in the Methodist Church in 1873 at
the Oakland Church in Hopkins County, Texas. Most of her life was spent in
the Bulcher community. She is survived by her husband, J. G. CLIFT, four
daughters, MRS. J. H. JONES, MRS. LEE POTEET, MRS. GEORGE PARKHILL and MRS.
ELMER JOHNS and one son W. J. CLIFT. Pallbearers were her grandsons.
Long Time Resident of Dye Mound Died
MRS. MARY SAMPLES died at the home of her daughter MRS. W.B. CASH, five
miles west of Saint Jo Saturday morning, July 29 after a long illness.
Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at the Dye Mound Church of
Christ with Elder JOHN RAYMOND officiating. Pallbearers were N. R. JOHNSON,
BILL BOWEN, CLAUDE LOPER, and BARNEY BROGDON, ROY WADE and TROY WADE of
Norman, Oklahoma. Interment was in Dye Mound cemetery arranged by Scott
Bros. Mrs. Samples was buried beside her husband who passed away May 10,
1939. Mrs. Samples has made her home in the Dye Mound community for over 50
years and has been a member of the Church of Christ all during that time.
Survivors are three daughters, MRS. C. A. WADE of Norman, Oklahoma, MRS.
SARAH GREENWOOD of Wichita Falls and MRS. CASH, two sons HENRY SAMPLES of
Cement, Oklahoma and BUNK SAMPLES of Saint Jo and one brother WILLIE GANN of
Friday, August 11, 1939
Accident Victims Improved
Little VELMA HILDEBRAND and WANDA JEAN PITMAN, who were seriously injured
Tuesday of last week, were reported to be improving.
JOE HUTSON of Route Two, whose leg was broken in an accident last week, is
MRS. WOODROW JONES is reported as improving.
Honoring MISS DORIS LAUDERDALE, whose birthday was July 6, and CECIL ROBERTS
of Gainesville, whose birthday was July 9, a dinner was given by Miss
Lauderdales mother, MRS. BROWDER LAUDERDALE, in the tea room of the Palace
caf Sunday. After the dinner, the following guests went to Gainesville to
see Goodbye Mr. Chips: Misses ELIZABETH JANE ALDRIEDGE, OLA LEE MCINTIRE,
ELOISE, DORIS and DOROTHY JO LAUDERDALE, Messrs. BILL FAVORS, DAN LUNDLEN,
GEORGE L. LAUDERDALE, ROY W. BELLAH, and CECIL ROBERTS.
The first bale of cotton for 1939 was brought in by J. G. CANNON and Sons
near Caps Corner.
MRS. ROSA TUCKER announce that the former BERNICES Beauty Shop on the East
Side of the square will be open for business August 12 under the new name
Saint Jo Beauty Saloon. Mrs. Tucker will manage the salon which will be
operated by MISS LOUISE CRENSHAW, who comes here from Nocona, an expert
A wedding of interest was that of MISS ALTO FOSTER, daughter of MRS. NOVELLA
WEBB, and JOHN W. WALLACE of Dallas which took place August 5 at the First
Baptist Church of Marietta, Oklahoma wit Rev. JAMES V. GRAY reading the
vows. Eh bride wore a navy blue sheer with white accessories. Mrs. Wallace
was reared in the Gladys community and attended Saint Jo High School.
Ride Through the Country
Mr. and Mrs. CLARENCE ONEAL have some pretty flowers at their filling
station which show real care.
MRS. W. H. BROWNING is making sweet pickles from peaches grown in her
orchard for the Tipton Orphans Home.
I had the pleasure of seeing the largest variety of canned fruits and
vegetables Ive seen this year in Mr. and Mrs. C. W. BOYDSTONS cellar.
Every kind of vegetable that grows here, except okra, was represented in the
display of about 400 jars. The Boydstons live on the N. H. MARTIN lease on
the King farm on Route 2.
MISS MARY JANE CONLEY of Oklahoma City was honored when her aunt MISS RUTH
SCOTT entertained with a party Friday morning at her home on West Howell
Street. Refreshments were served to Misses BOBBIE JEAN MCGRADY, CONSTANCE
MELTON, TOMMIE JO HOOVER, CHARLENE WILSON, FRANCES MAE DUNBAR, JO HOOVER,
DIANNIE RICHIE and the guest MARY JANE CONLEY.
CHRISTINE NORTHCUTT, infant daughter of Mrs. NAOMI NORTHCUTT, died August 5,
1939 at her home near Forestburg after several days of illness. Funeral
services were held Saturday afternoon at the Perryman cemetery with Rev.
GEORGE MITCHELL officiating, arranged by E. B. Dunbar Funeral Home.
Surviving are the mother and one brother, ELMER, grandparents and other
MRS. ELLEN MOREHEAD, who lived in the Starkey community for 20 years until
1936, left Tuesday for her new home at College Station, after visiting her
children in California, friends and relatives in Cooke and Montague counties
and relatives in Oklahoma. To her the Saint Jo Tribune is like getting a
letter from home so she renewed her subscription for a year. She will have
charge of several college boys in her own home at College Station.
Mr. and Mrs. L. T. MOSLEY and Mrs. MABEL WARE attended the homecoming at
Mr. and Mrs. D. E. MILLIKINS and Mrs. TEOLA MILLIKIN and son PAUL DAVID and
a guest from Dallas visited at Turner Falls, Oklahoma.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. WEBB had as guests Mr. and Mrs. LOUIS C. WEBB of
Burkburnett, Miss MARY MAE BAILEY of Ranger, and C. M. SLAUGHER of Fort
Sill, Oklahoma. Their daughter LORAINE WEBB is visiting at Ryan, Oklahoma.
Miss VIRGINIA LAUDERDALE, who has been in Dallas, was taken to the Baylor
Hospital for a major operation.
Mrs. S. A. GORDON has as guests, a niece MRS. ELLA THOMPSON of Sulphur
Springs, Oklahoma and a granddaughter MRS. EUNICE SHORTING and small son of
Toronto, Canada. After a visit here, Mrs. Shorting will be accompanied home
by her father CLAUD TUCK who visit in Canada with Mrs. Shorting and his
youngest son TAYLOR.
Mrs. T. N. FIELDS left for Celina, Kansas to visit her niece MRS. ARRINGTON,
the former SYBIL WYLIE. Mrs. Fields will be accompanied by her sister MRS.
D. W. WYLIE and children JOSEPHINE and BILLIE of Wichita Falls.
MRS. DAVE MCCURTY and son of Plainview are visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. GEORGE ROGERS and family.
STANLEY SUMMERS, who attended George Pepperdine College in Los Angeles,
returned to his home north of town. Driving through with him was R. R. LAMB
of Los Angeles who will remain with his aunt MRS. CLYDE YETTER and family
for a visit.
MISS CHARLOTTE ROACH of Wichita Falls visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S.
MRS. MILFORD LAMB of Burkburnett visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H.
MCGRADY last weekend. Her sister VIRGINIA accompanied her home for a visit.
MRS. MOLLIE BULLINER returned from an extended visit to Washington, D. C.
with her daughter MRS. BROOKS TOOD and Mr. Todd and son PHILLIP.
MISS FRANCES TAYLOR of Fort Worth is visiting MISS GOLDA SMITH.
Mr. and Mrs. LOYAL BURCHFIELD have as guest her sister MISS LEON JILLSON of
For the first time in about 15 years, all the children of MRS. S. M. KIDD
were together at her home northeast of town. Mrs. Kidd has been very ill but
is now improved. Visiting were Mr. and Mrs. J. A. FANNING of Montague, Mr.
and Mrs. W. E. BOST of Oklahoma City, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. KIDD and family of
Lawton, Oklahoma, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. KIDD and family of Lawton, Mr. and Mrs.
J. W. CLIFT of Marysville, Mrs. MYRTIS PRICE of Houston, Mrs. F. E. CHISM of
Quanah, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. KIDD and family and H. V. KIDD of Saint Jo.
L. F. REED and daughters ALMA and JUANITA of Quitaque arrived in Saint Jo.
They were accompanied to Tioga by his mother MRS. REBECCA REED.
MRS. GARLAND BOYD of Chickasha, Oklahoma is visiting a few days with her
parents Mr. and Mr. OTHO DONNELL.
MRS. CARROLL HARTWIG of Fort Worth is visiting her grandmother MRS. S. F.
GASS, MRS. HARTWIG, MRS. GAS and MRS. JEAN WILSON have also been visiting
ROY GASS at Ardmore, Oklahoma.
Rev. and Mrs. H. C. CHAMBERS of Chico, Texas are visiting their daughter
MRS. LEON MILNER and Rev. MILNER.
Mr. and Mrs. JACK HOGAN announce the birth of a 7 pound son on Sunday,
MISS CHARLENE WILSON visited VIVA JO HAMMER at Muenster.
FRANCES MAE DUNBAR visited RUTH LEATH at Olney.
MRS. W. E. MEADOR has as guest MRS. LEX B. MORRIS of Bryan. Mrs. Morris is
the former MISS LINDEL HENRY who taught school at Saint Jo.
Miss BLANCHE HAMMER of Muenster visited MISS MARTHA JO WILSON.
MRS. CORA MOORE and children visited at Calera, Oklahoma.
Visiting the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. C. ROACH Sunday were MRS. JACK LYDAY
and children RUSSELL, JACKIE and JIMMIE, Mr. and Mrs. JOHN ROACH and
daughter LOUISE, all of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, MRS. BYRIL MILNER and MRS.
LETA FLETCHER of Houston, and DAISY CAROLYN TITSWORTH of Breckenridge. They
attended the homecoming at Bonita Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. JIM IVINS visited their son WALT IVINS and Mrs. IVINS of Post
MRS. BELL BRYANT of Beaumont returned home after visiting her aunt, MRS. S.
A. GORDON and cousins, CLAUD and LUM TUCK. Mr. and Mrs. LUM TUCK accompanied
Mrs. Bryant to Valley View where she took the train home.
Another homecoming day for Bonita was a happy occasion. A feature that was
especially enjoyed by old timers was a miniature Bonita as it was a number
of years ago. This feature was prepared by MRS. J. W. LATHAM and MISS CLARA
GOLDSMITH. Possibly the oldest old timer was MRS. NANCY HAGGARD.
Twenty Years Ago
BEN HARWOOD was in Bonita on business.
MRS. LEM WATERS left to visit relatives at Hollis, Oklahoma.
MRS. ALVA MARIE YOUNT of Sherman came to visit her friend MRS. WATLER
Mr. and Mrs. S. H. MORTON of Seymour, Texas came to visit her uncle Rev. T.
J. EASON and family.
MISS JEWELL TAYLOR and MISS HAZEL SPEER of Alvord came to Saint Jo to visit
their friend MRS. B. R. EZZELL.
MRS. SMITH and grandson LYNN DAVIS went to Waurika, Oklahoma to visit their
son and uncle, SAM SMITH.
Rev. and Mrs. W. S. DABNEY are baby returned from a visit with relatives and
friends at Greenville, Dallas and Weatherford.
MISSES LEONA and LENA ROWLAND and Miss ANNA WALTERS visited MRS. W. M.
A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. LEWIS ELLIOTT five miles west of Saint
Jo, July 30, 1919.
MRS. KATHRYN LANE returned from Denton where she attended the funeral of a
friend MISS VILLA CURTIS.
Dr. and Mrs. J. P. THOMAS of Bowie motored to Saint Jo to visit their
friends Dr. and Mrs. B. R. EZZELL, returning home Monday. Mrs. J. F. DOUGHTY
returned from Dallas where she visited her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. JAMES GREEN.
DON DOWD, who has been working in the Burkburnett oil field, came home.
MRS. T. M. BLACK and son WILLIAM left to visit her friend MRS. R. S. STUCHUL
of Ardmore and her husbands sister at New Wilson, Oklahoma.
MISS LOREE WILSON, who has been taking a summer session at CIA in Denton,
returned to her home at Dye Mound, accompanied by her mother MRS. L. S.
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. PHILLIPS visited relatives at Nocona.
B. D. BARNES, after a short visit with relatives here, returned home to
FLOYD HOLMES, after a visit with his brother J. W. HOLMES and family,
returned to Fort Worth.
MRS. R. A. BOWERS and children of Childress arrived to visit her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. S. H. PEERY and relatives.
LUTHER SLAUGHTER motored to McKinney after his mother MRS. J. P. SLAUGHTER,
who has been spending some time there with her daughter MISS HETTIE, who is
under medical treatment at the Caldwell Sanitarium.
MISS ELLEN COLE returned from a visit with relatives in Wichita Falls,
Wellington, and Albuquerque, N. M.
MRS. THOMAS F. HUGHES and daughter, MRS. J. H. FIELD, went to Ryan, Oklahoma
to visit their son and brother ROBERT HUGHES and family.
CHESTER HOLMES, in charge of the Planet Petroleum Co.s interests in the
Desdemona oil field in Eastland County, came to visit home folks.
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. BROWN, daughter MRS. WILL GEER and their sons ROBERT,
GEORGE Jr. and baby boy BILL motored over from Gainesville to Saint Jo in
two handsome Studebaker cars and spent two days with relatives, returning on
the train. The cars were left here with H. D. FIELD and MRS. NELLIE SKELTON
who bought them from ROBERT who has the agency for Studebaker cars.
D. C. BERRY was in Dallas to see about getting repairs for his engine at the
light plant which broke down last week.
FRED MEADOR, CAREY MEEK and ARTHUR PHILLIPS were in Kansas City with a
shipment of cattle.
MRS. MOLLIE HALEY of Ector, Missouri arrived to visit relatives, Mr. and
Mrs. C. F. PHILLIPS.
MRS. W. E. SCOTT and little daughter EYLA NELL went to Duncan, Oklahoma to
visit MRS. J. P. SAMPSON.
MRS. B. S. KIMBRELL and son BAILEY of Washington, D. C. are here to visit
her brother and sister-in-law Mr. and Mrs. C. F. PHILLIPS.
MRS. C. W. VARNEY and children, who spent two months with relatives in Saint
Jo, left for Duncan, Oklahoma where Mr. Varney has moved from Norman,
Oklahoma. She was accompanied to Duncan with her mother MRS. JOE ALDRIEDGE
and her nephew, BIGE DAIVS who are visiting there.
MRS. JNO. T. LAUDERDALE went to Gainesville to be with her husband who was
taken seriously ill there at the home of their son TURNER LAUDERDALE. She
was accompanied by her son S.M. LAUDERDALE who returned home.
Friday, August 18, 1939
W. FRANK SLAUGHTER
Saint Jo was shocked Thursday by the sudden death of one of its well known
citizens, W. FRANK SLAUGHTER, who passed away early Thursday morning at his
rooms in the ED DOWD apartments on Decatur Street. His death was attributed
to heart trouble. He had been under treatment for heart trouble for some
months. His death was discovered when LOUIS EVANS, waiter at the Gem Caf,
took his lunch to him room and received no reply to repeated knocks. Funeral
services will be held at the residence of his mother at 4 p.m. Friday,
August 18, with Rev. LEON F. MILNER officiating. Pallbearers: ED DOWD,
CLIFFORD WARE, PAUL ROBERTS, R. T. BUCK, C. N. TURNER, and GEORGE PEERY.
Interment will be in the Mountain Park Cemetery arranged by E. N. Dunbar.
Mr. Slaughter was born January 3, 1877 at Bonham, The family lived in Indian
Territory a few years and moved to Saint Jo in 1889 where he was associated
with his father in a grocery store here. About thirty years ago he moved to
Idabel where he was in the jewelry and theatre business. Three years ago he
came back to Saint Jo with his jewelry work and has been her since that
time. He attended school at Saint Jo and finished college at Van Alstyne.
Survivors are his mother MRS. MARY SLAUGHTER, a brother, LUTHER SLAUGHTER of
Saint Jo and a sister MRS. J. A. HALL of Muleshoe, Texas.
Mrs. EDNA EVANS GRIFFIS
Mrs. EDNA EVANS GRIFFIS, 83, of Ardmore, Oklahoma, wife of the late J. W.
GRIFFIS, died at the home of her daughter, MRS. J. G. MAY on East Boggess
Street in this city on Monday, August 14. Her passing came suddenly as she
was well, hearty, and happy just a few minutes before the death angel
touched her with the summons Come Up Higher. Funeral services were held
Wednesday morning at the Baptist Church of which she was a member for a
number of years. Dr. C. E. WILBANKS, pastor of the First Baptist Church in
Ardmore, officiated and was assisted by Rev. PAUL THOMPSON, pastor of the
local church. The song service was given by a quartet, Mr. and Mrs. C. E.
CUNNINGHAM, Mrs. LUKE GRANT and T. C. DAVIS, with Mrs. GEORGE WRIGHT at the
piano. Interment, arranged by Scott Bros., was in Mountain Park beside her
husband who died in 1916. Pallbearers were FRED HOLLAND, E. N. DUNBAR, P. E.
REDMAN, LEE HUSBAND, R. W. DONNELL, S. C. ROACH, LEETON PHILLIPS, GEORGE D.
PEDIGO, JOE FARRIS, J. F. REARDON and A. THOMPSON of Ardmore and D. FISHBECK
of Duncan, Oklahoma.
Survivors are five daughters, MRS. M. F. MELTON of Ada, Oklahoma, MRS. W. F.
PRICE and MRS. J. G. MAY of Saint Jo, MRS. DORA LAUDERDALE of Ardmore, with
whom she made her home, and MRS. H. O. LOVE of Dallas; six sons; JOHN A.
GRIFFIS of Ardmore, H.H. GRIFFIS of Waco, B. F. GRIFFIS of Belcherville, H.
C. GRIFFIS of Ada, Oklahoma, W. P. GRIFFIS of Wichita Falls and T. HARRISON
GRIFFIS of Oklahoma City, 39 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, 6
great-great-grandchildren, 1 brother RUFUS EVANS of Waco, two sisters, MRS.
ELIZA EDWARDS of Haskell and MRS. VERONA GRIFFIS of Waco. All the children,
her brother, and several of the grandchildren and great-grandchildren were
here for the funeral.
Mrs. Griffis, who before her marriage was MISS EDNA EVANS, was born February
14, 1856 at Springfield, Logan County, Illinois. She married J. W. GRIFFIS
1871 in McClelland County, Texas. In 1873, Mr. and Mrs. Griffis came to
Cooke County and homesteaded land near the city of Muenster now stands. In
1893 the Griffis family came to Saint Jo and lived here until after Mr.
Griffis death. In 1919, Mrs. Griffis moved to Ardmore, Oklahoma and resided
there for 20 years. About a month ago, she came to Saint Jo for a visit with
her daughters and her many friends here.
Out of town relatives and friends, other than those mentioned, who were here
for the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. JOE MAY and (torn off) of Tucson,
Arizona; Mr. and Mrs. A. J. EATHAM and son, PAUL WELDON, ROBERT GRIFFIS of
Wichita Falls, Mrs. GREER of Dallas, MRS. LOULA SPRINGFIELD and daughter
MARY BLAKE of Marlin, Mr. and Mrs. T. H. BLANTON and Dr. ARTHUR EDWARDS of
Dallas, MRS. E. W. DURIE of Oklahoma City, MRS. JOHN RICHARDSON of Waco,
MRS. PAT DOWLEARN and son, TOMMY ATKINS of Shreveport, Louisiana; Mr. and
Mrs. A. B. BAGLEY and family of Nocona, JOY PRICE of Belcherville, MRS.
DICKSON of Waco, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. REARDON, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. THOMPSON,
MRS. W. W. MOORE, MRS. THOMPSON, MRS. GRUBBS, MISSES LIZZIE WHITE, BLANCHE
KWHNS, SALLIE HUGHES, all of Ardmore; Mr. and Mrs. DALE FISHBECK and Mr. and
Mrs. FITZHUGH of Duncan, Oklahoma and STERLING EDWARDS of Waco.
MISS RACHEL BEATRICE HUTSON and AUBREY BROWN were married in a quiet
ceremony at Jonata Wednesday evening, August 16, with Rev. PAUL THOMPSON of
the First Baptist Church officiating. Attending the couple were her sister
MRS. DUPREE LYONS and her brother VERNON HUTSON. The bride is the daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. PINK HUTSON of Illinois Bend and the groom is the son of C.
E. BROWN of Saint Jo. Immediately after the reading of the vows, the couple
went to the home of the brides parents for the wedding supper. They will
make their home with his parents for a short time before getting rooms here.
He is employed with the Wichita Cotton Oil Company in Saint Jo.
Pastel shades of astors and water lilies in profusion were used to decorate
the reception suite of the home of MRS. M. L. DRABLING when she and MRS.
CLYDE W. YETTER were co-hostesses for an informal coffee given Saturday
morning for MISS MARCYLE KING who is to become the bride of WILLIAM NEALE of
Denton on September 3.
Former Saint Jo Couple Celebrate 60th Anniversary
83 Attend Helm Family Reunion
Rev. and Mrs. B. HELM, 337 East Sycamore Street, Denton, enjoyed a family
reunion Sunday. The affairs was attended by 6 children, 26 grandchildren and
13 great-grandchildren and other relatives made a total of 83. On August
10th, the couple had been married 60 years.
Those present were Mr. and Mrs. M. L. HELMS of Gainesville, Mr. and Mrs. E.
E. HELMS and daughters JOCELE, BILLIE JEAN, RUBY ROSEDELL and CHRISTINE,
MRS. C. C. STAFFORD, Mr. and Mrs. MALCOLM SIMMONS, Mr. and Mrs. WALTER
COCHRAN and children JO NELL and NETA FAYE, all of Denton. Also two sons,
AVIS of Denton and ARAMINTA EMERSON and grandson JAMES L. EMERSON of
Bethany, Oklahoma, Mr. and Mrs. JOHN PHILLIPS and children ARVIN, TOMMY JACK
and TEDDY, all of Saint Jo. Mr. and Mrs. V. A. THOMPSON and children SAMMY
JO, SARGETN, BOBBY ALLEN and PRISILLA ANN of Memphis, Texas, MR. and Mrs. F.
E. MCGOWN and children BILLY FERROLL and DAVID HARWOOD of Saint Jo, Mr. ad
Mrs. F. L. LOY and children J. L. and MARY FRANCES, Mr. and Mrs. LOY STONE
and daughter MYRNA LOY of Saint Jo, Mr. ad Mrs. J. G. WHITE and daughter
MARY RUTH of Denton, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. ROGERS and children, Mr. and Mrs.
MORELL ROGERS and children CARMEN MARIE, OPAL NELL, FRANCES PAULINE, LLOYD,
DONALD WAYNE and LORETTA of Petrolia, MRS. HOWARD GREEN of Wichita Falls,
BILL RODGERS, A. J. ALLEN and children NORMA DEAN and MARGIE EUGENE of Ryan,
Oklahoma, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. RODGERS and sons LEON and WAYNE, MRS. EVA JO
ROSS and daughter MARY JO of Leon, Oklahoma, Mr. and Mrs. HOMER RODGERS and
Mrs. W.A . GRAVES and son LEROY of Elac / Aleck, Oklahoma, MRS. WILLIE
MULLINS of Kemp, Texas, ALBERT HILGER of Maybank, Texas, CHARLES HILGER of
Alma, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. HELM, DALWORTH PARK, Texas, and ELOISE FAY PHILLIPS
Three Hurt When Car Hits Calf on Highway
MRS. SYBIL CRUMP, LANE HOWELL and PETE PHILLIPS were victims of an accident
last Sunday night when their car struck a calf on the highway between
Belcherville and Nocona.
Mr. and Mrs. FLOYD MITCHELL announce the birth of their daughter ARRIE
ODESSA born August 15.
Mr. and Mrs. V. W. REDMAN announce the birth of their son WILLIAM JAMES on
Mr. and Mrs. S. F. BROWN of Wewoka, Oklahoma announce the birth of their
daughter GEORGIA MARIE born August 6. Mr. and Mrs. Brown are former
residents of Saint Jo. He is the son of C. E. BROWN of Saint Jo.
Breakfast Reveals News of DAVIDSON-LAUDERDALE Approaching Nuptials
The J. H. LAUDERDALE home was the scene of a lovely breakfast given Tuesday
morning to announce the coming marriage of MISS JACQUELYN LAUDERDALE and
ROLAND W. DAVIDSON on August 27.
MISS MARGARET GILES, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. EARL GILES of Saint Jo,
made a fine record in her second season at the Dixie Camp for Girls near
Clayton, Georgia. She is good in water sports as well as in field games and
is especially proficient in ring tennis.
MRS. FRED HOLLAND entertained at her home with a shower Friday afternoon in
honor of MISS MARCYLE KING, bride-elect of WILLIAM NEALE of Denton.
LAURENCE PRIDDY, brother of MRS. CLYDE W.YETTER of Saint Jo, and head coach
of athletics at Sweetwater High School, won the Sweetwater Golf Tournament
37 Years Ago
T. WHALEY was in Bowie.
THOMAS H. HERNDON went to Montague.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. COLE MABRY, a son on July 25, 1902.
S. M, KING and W. W. GRANT were in Nocona.
LESTER BELLAH took in the big gun shoot at Gainesville.
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. J. SCOTT July 15, 1902.
MRS. JANIE HENDRICK left to visit friends in Arkansas.
D. C. BERRY and family visited relatives at Valley View.
COKE WILLIAMS of Duncan, I. T. visited here.
MRS. SALLIE WEAVER, who visited her sister MRS. R. F. SAMPSON, returned to
MRS. T. J. RONE is visiting relatives at Mill Creek, I. T.
Prof. H. B. OATIS was in Nocona.
MISS ETHEL BELLAH was in Gainesville.
MRS. W. E. BELLAH and children visited in Nocona.
LEE STEVENSON, who was attending school at Sherman, returned home.
JIM LAUDERDALE went to Ringgold on business.
MRS. JOHN GRIFFIS, who visited at Ardmore, I. T., returned home.
W. W. GRANT and daughter, MRS. CLAREA WHELEY, and MISS HETTIE SLAUGHTER were
MRS. J. M. ROLING boarded the passenger train here for Cale, I. T. to visit
her father and brother.
W. SCOTT went to Gainesville to visit his brother-in-law JOHN GREGSON who
was injured by a scafford falling on him.
Mr. and Mrs. C. G HAGLER of Tioga visited friends, the family of H. J. T.
DR. J. G. CRUMP was in Montague as a witness in the case of J. R. TAFF vs
FOUNT BERRY of Mangum, Greer County came to visit his brothers D. C. and
Mrs. W. N. BELLAH and daughter MISS GERTRUDE went to visit her daughter MRS.
T. E. BOWERS at Nocona.
PRICE PRATHER returned home from Dallas where he graduated in bookkeeping
from the Metropolitan Business College.
UNCLE JACK JONES and granddaughter MISS RUTH JONES are visiting relatives at
Duncan, I. T.
Elder J. T. LAUDERDALE and daughter MISS ANNIE went to Ringgold where he is
conducting a gospel meeting.
MRS. D. C. BLEVINS and MISS KISS DAVIS returned from a visit at Sulphur and
Marietta, I. T.
THOMAS T. HERNDON returned from Wichita Falls and Henrietta where he had
legal business in the courts for the Katy RR.
J. C. EMBRY of Georgia, who visited here for two weeks with his cousin, W.
A. CHILDRESS of Mountain Creek, left for his old home. He is pleased with
the country and will move here about Christmas.
J. P. HUDDLESTON moved to Saint Jo and will run the mail hack from Saint Jo
to Illinois Bend.
MRS. LENA MAE WILSON of Houston visited here and attended the homecoming
Mr. and Mrs. ED TILLMAN and children of Wheeler, Texas visited here.
MRS. BONNIE SOLOMON returned from the hospital at Gainesville.
HAROLD SEAY of Belcherville was here.
MRS. AUDRA COLEMAN was in Gainesville.
MRS. I. M. JONES and sons BEN and LARUE, MRS. C. N. WHITLEY and son, HAROLD
MYERS and HENRY ROMAINE shopped in Gainesville.
MRS. C. W WHITLEY and son HAROLD MEYERS of Henrietta visited her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. I. M. JONES.
Mr. and Mrs. I. M. JONES, Mr. and Mrs. S. D. MARTIN and son, MRS. GLADYS
DORSEY and daughter were Sunday guests of the Jones family.
EARL MOORE and family of Fittstown were weekend guests of MR. and Mrs.
CECIL JONES left for Balko, Oklahoma where he will work.
Mr. and Mrs. LITTRELL of Argyle were guests of their daughter, MRS. D. R.
KNOX. Their son N. G. remained for a longer visit.
MRS. ANNIE MOORE is visiting her daughter MRS. EARL SWIM at Vernon.
Mr. and Mrs. ROSS LITTELL and MINA CUNNINGHAM were at Alvord.
Out of town guests for the homecoming were Judge BEAN, ED BOWER, MRS PEARL
TREVES, WILEY TUCKER and family, Mr. and Mrs. CADDELL, TOM PETTIT, MRS.
MAUDE MOORE and sons, MRS. CHARLES DUNBAR, EBER DUNBAR and family, Mr. and
Mrs. EARL MOORE, Mr. and Mrs. CAL VANN, MRS. YOUNGBLOOD, Mr. and Mrs. JESSE
COX, MRS. OLA HUDSPETH, and sons, LEONARD GARDNER and family, MRS. DELLA
GARNE, HEWLETT PERRYMAN, MRS. JOHN REED, DR. DILLINGER, Mr. and Mrs. JEWETT
BARCLAY, Mr. and Mrs. CLAUDE REYNOLDS, THURSTON REED and family, Mr. and Ms.
CAL HENDRIX, Mr. and Mrs. EVERETT GREGOR, BERNICE HENDRIX and family, MS.
JOE SAMPLE, MRS. ALBERT MCDONALD, EDGAR MEEK and family, DOUGLAS HENDRIX,
DOYLE HENDRIX, LOYD TUCKER and family, MRS. IDA TUCKER, STARLING EMBRY and
family, Mr. and Mrs. DOUGLAS LANDERS, Mr. and Mrs. JACK DILL and son, ASHLEY
FANNING and family, MRS. MELISSA SAWYERS, FAIR HARRIS and many others whose
name were missed.
MISS EDNA ROACH returned from Colorado and Carlsbad.
Mr. and Mrs. VALTON COLTON of Earth, Texas spent the weekend visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. JIM ROACH, his brother BAILEY COKER and sister MRS.
Mr. and Mrs. G. L. BOYDSTON of Krum visited their son CLYDE BOYDSTON.
MISS BOBBIE DENNIS of Saint Jo visited her aunt, MRS. CLARENCE ONEAL.
MRS. HARRY HICKMAN of Bowie is visiting her brother CLYDE BOYDSTON.
MISS RUTH ONEAL of Gainesville visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. OLIVER
MISS MARIAN RUSSELL of Muenster is visiting Mr. and Mrs. CLAUDE WALDEN and
Mr. and Mrs. WELDON DENNIS, MILDREN DENNIS and CORDELL COOK left for
Carlsbad, New Mexico.
TOM NIVENS of Healdton, Oklahoma visited his nephew BRIT SLATON and family
this past weekend.
Mr. and Mrs. PETE MCGUIRE just returned from a vacation in Oklahoma, Old
Mexico, Galveston and San Antonio.
MRS. A. J. DENNIS and MRS. OLIN DENNIS of Saint Jo visited Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. BECKNER of Denton visited their daughter MRS. CLINTON MITCHELL
and Mr. Mitchell.
MRS. JIM ROBERSON of Megargel is visiting her sister MRS. COTTON HOFFMAN and
Mr. and Mrs. EUGENE CHILDRESS of Oklahoma City are visiting his mother and
sister MRS. M. A. CHILDRESS and VIOLA ADAMS, also visiting her sisters,
EFFIE STEPHENS and MRS. OLA MONROE. They attended the Union cemetery
STANLEY SUMMER, who attended the George Pepperdine College in California, is
visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. SUMMERS.
MISS BARBARA JUNE KNOX spent the weekend with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. E. KNOX of Prairie Point.
H. F TEAGUE of Spur, Texas is visiting his brother D. T. TEAGUE.
MISS ILA JO MARTIN of Mountain Creek is visiting MISS VIVIAN RUTH WALDEN.
Mr. and Mrs. LEE POTEET of Olton, Mr. and Mrs. GEORGE PARKHILL and daughter
ZELDA of Lubbock are visiting Mr. and Mrs. ELMER JOHNS.
GEORGE ROACH was in Gainesville.
Mr. and Mrs. OTT DODGIN visited their sons ELMER and MAYRON DODGIN at
MISS JUANITA SLATON of El Paso is visiting her cousin MISS BETTY SLATON.
Mr. and Mrs. HARPER MONROE of Muenster visited here.
Mr. and Mrs. LEONARD HALL and children returned from visiting at Dexter.
Mr. and Mrs. B. R. GRIGSBY attended the homecoming at Bulcher.
Mr. and Mrs. WILL DOWD and son W. D., Mr. and Mrs. MAXEY DOWD were in
JOHN WATTS and daughter OLETA of Iowa Park came Sunday. Mrs. Watts and
several of the children who had been visiting Mr. and Mrs. SAM VANTINE
Mr. and Mrs. FLOYD HARRIS spent Sunday with relatives at Hardy.
Friday, August 25, 1939
MRS. W. H. PERKINS
MILLIE PERKINS, wife of W. H. PERKINS of the Starkey community, died
Thursday around noon at the home of her daughter MRS. TOMMY D. MITCHELL of
the W. A. MITCHELL farm seven miles west of town. Survivors include her
husband, four daughters MRS. MITCHELL, MARY NELL, WILIE MAE, CARMA; three
sons, BILLY GENE, HERSCHEL GLEN, and JAMES; her mother MRS. J. P SLATON of
Saint Jo, three brothers JEFF SLATON of Hollis, Oklahoma, JOHN SLATON of
Saint Jo and J. P. SLATON in the U. S. Navy; and two sisters MRS. BILL
REDMAN of Saint Jo and MRS. T. A. PATE of Lubbock.
A Ride Through the Country
J. H. CONYERS planted several acres of peas.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. FLANNERY planted a large fall garden.
The T. L. LYNNS planted a variety of vegetables.
J.T. BROWNINGS field produces some very good June corn.
The children of Mr. and Mrs. E. O. CASTLE are grieving over the loss of a
pet horse which was older than any of them and on which all of them learned
Saint Jo Schools to Open Sept. 11
The school will have an enrollment of 468 and a teaching force of 16 with
six buses to bring children from surrounding districts. The faculty: D. M.
RUSSELL as superintendent, W. M. LEDBETTER as high school principal and
coach, ROLAND W. DAVIDSON for commercial arts, AUBREY D. WHEAT for
vocational agriculture, ANNETTE LOMBARDO for English, KATHARINE ROGERS for
English and speech, DORIS CLARK for history and government, MARGARET WEAVER
for home economics, MRS. SARA JANE EDWARDS as elementary principal, AUSTIN
B. PEARCE of social sciences, JACK HUEY for arithmetic and health, CECILIA
CUNNINGHAM for music, MARY JO MERKT for art, MARY RUTH DUNCAN, VIRGINIA
LAUDERDALE, MAURESES PUTNUM for primary grades. Other advantages are
lessons available from MRS. W. M. LEDBETTER for piano and PAUL MARTIN for
lessons in hand instruments.
New Chapter of the Deaf Organized
At a meeting at the residence of J. L. MCGREGOR, a new chapter of the Texas
Association of the Deaf was organized. LEO L. LEWIS of Dallas, president of
the state association, was present to officiate. Talks were given by LOUIS
B. ORRILL, also of Dallas, and HOSEA HOOPER of Denton. It will be called the
Bowie Chapter. Officers: DOYLE H. MCGREGOR of Saint Jo, JOSEPH ATKINS of
Bowie, MRS. JOSEPH ATKINS. Other members: WELDON WALKER of Montague, Mr. and
Mrs. DEE CUNNINGHAM of Bowie, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. D. OLIVER and children
MARCHIE and EDWIN of Saint Jo, and MRS. S. O.KARSTELLER of Fort Worth.
37 Years Ago
HENRY EVANS of Granite, Oklahome is here.
MISS DAVE BLEVINS went to visit MRS. JOE T. BURGHER at Fort Worth.
MIS SOPHIE EVANS returned from a visit at Bonita.
S. T. PAYNE left for Ennis to attend the annual reunion of Parsons Brigade.
WATSON WILLIAMS is at Lancaster where he will the Katy RR station agent for
C. W. BROOME of Sulphur, I. T. came to visit relatives and attend the
MISS HATTIE THOMAS returned from Ardmore, I. T.
MISS. E. GRIFFIS returned from a visit at Gainesville.
MISS ORA ALDRIEDGE returned from a visit with MRS. HENRY PHILLIPS at
A.J. PATE of Gladys left for California to visit his sister and other
A.B. BUTLER, brother of MRS. W. FRANK HARRIS, came from Clarksville to
attend the picnic.
MRS. DELLA OWENS of Denison is here to visit her stepfather and mother Mr.
and Mrs. J. T. POINDEXTER.
Professor S. J. CRESWELL and family went to Van Alstyne to visit Mrs.
JOHN KEITHLEY went to Wichita Falls to be the check clerk for the Katy RR.
JOHN BLEVINS returned from Dallas where he graduated from the Metropolitan
MISS LENA HERLINGER, sister of MRS. COLE MABRY, returned to Oak Cliff.
MISS CLARA HORTON of Spanish Fort and MISS ANNA MCSPADDEN of Illinois Bend
visited MISS CARRIE JOHNSON and attended the picnic.
MISS LILLIAN MCNEECE of Ardmore, I. T. came to visit and attend the picnic.
She is a niece of DR. H. C. ERIE.
The many friends of S.A. BRYANT were delighted to see him on the streets
again. This is the first time in seven months that he was able to come to
MRS. J. L. MOSLEY and MISS ELLA JACKSON, both of Gainesville, came to visit
their cousin MS. W. E. TOMME and attend the picnic.
JOURNEY HENDRICKS and JOHN DURHAM returned home on Elm, a few miles south of
town, after a trip through west Texas and Greer County.
J.M. ALLEN, who has been working in Millikin Bros. Blacksmith Shop for
nearly a year, left with his family for Chickasha, I. T. to make their home.
DR. E. A. CARSON of Leitchfield, Kentucky has located in Saint Jo and
prepared to do any kind of dental work.
Rev. JAMES ANDERSON, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, will preach here on
the first and third Sabbaths of each month.
Mr. and Mrs. CASEY JONES and daughter were in Fort Worth.
Mr. and Mrs. ERNEST THURMAN and children were here Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. MCCURDEY, MRS. JOHNNY MILLER and children, MISS JOHNNY
MTICHELL, who visited their daughter and sister, MRS. GEORGE STEGALL,
retuned to Gotebo, Oklahoma.
Mr. and Mrs. EMMETT COX and children of Montague were here.
MRS. I. M. JONS, MRS. CECIL JONES and daughter and HENRY BRICE ROMINES
visited at Sunset and Bowie. Henry Brice took the train at Bowie to return
to his home at Memphis.
Mr. and Mrs. PRYOR MCGEE and children, MRS. HORACE LITTELL, Mr. and Mrs.
ROSS LITTELL, MRS. C. C. PERRYMAN and HOMER ARTHUR LITTELL drove to Mineral
Wells to attend a family reunion. Mrs. Perrymans daughter MRS. ENGEL and
sons returned with them to visit here.
Mr. and Mrs. ROY BOX, MRS. BARRETT MOORE and WANDA and LEE BOX drove to
Weatherford where Wanda Lee remained for school.
We regret to know that MRS. LOIS MASSEY obtained a position in the Bellevue
school which means she leaves here.
Mr. and Mrs. O.K. COOK and son H. D. were in Bowie.
Mr. and Mrs. ROE SLEDGE were in Bowie.
BEN JONES, WANDA LEE BOX and ELLA JANE MCGEE visited at Decatur.
MRS. MEB DUNN, MRS. AMY SATTERFIELD, EVELYN DUNN, and BETTYE TOM JONES were
in Saint Jo.
J. L. MCGREGOR of Saint Jo visited his daughter MRS. LOIS MASSEY here.
Mr. and Mrs. WILLIS FLEMING and Mr. LEONARD were in Gainesville on business.
JOE BOWERS of Denton was here on business.
Dowds, in response to a telephone call, went to Bulcher and ginned their
first bale of cotton. It was for BERNIE FRANKLIN.
MRS. MABEL FLEMING was in Denton.
OTTO DOWD and daughter SUE ANN of Bulcher visited Mr. and Mrs. MILTON BUCK
MRS. MAXEY DOWD left to visit her sisters MRS. P. DODGIN at Nocona and MISS
ETHEL BROWNING at Wichita Falls.
Mr. and Mrs. JESS SPENCER of Olton, Texas spent the weekend with Mr. and
Mrs. FRANK SPENCER.
Mr. and Mrs. MALLOY BUCK and child spent the weekend with relatives near
MRS. CLIFF DOWD and son EDWARD, accompanied her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. J.
MARTIN, to a COBB Reunion Sunday held at Sulphur, Oklahoma. Mrs. Dowd said
there were 39 relatives present and a number of friends. Mrs. Dowds mother
was the oldest member present. The reunion is to be held at Nocona next
BLACKIE FRANKLIN returned form visiting relatives at Sayre, Oklahoma.
Mr. and Mrs. WILLIS FLEMING went to Denton. EMMA LOU went with them to spend
a few days before she enters school for the winter term.
Mr. and Mrs. JOE MAY of Tucson, Arizona spent the weekend with her brother,
BRIT SLATON and his wifey.
GUY CANNON was in Montague.
MRS. ERNEST ONEAL visited her brother LUCIAN MORRIS of Bulcher who is ill.
MISS OPAL MCGUYRE returned to her work at Wichita Falls.
Mr. and Mrs. ERNEST MCCARLEY of Nocona visited Mr. and Mrs. J. L. SUMMERS.
Mr. and Mrs. COTTON HOFFMAN visited Mr. and Mrs. JOHN GRAHAM of Prairie
MISS JEWEL ONEAL visited her sister MISS RUTH ONEAL at Gainesville.
MRS. BOB ANDERSON and daughter, MRS. SAPPINGTON of Nocona spent the weekend
with another daughter MRS. CUEN FRANKLIN.
MRS. ARNEL MONROE and JACK MONORE are visiting in Oklahoma, Arkansas and
Mrs. and Mrs. ROBERT SAMPLES of Bulcher visited Mr. and Mrs. BUD DENNIS.
Mr. and Mrs. ENLOE TEAGUE and Mrs. JAMESON of Nocona visited Mr. and Mrs. D.
The Spencer schoolhouse is being wired this week.
BERT ONEAL is sporting a new pickup.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. BUSBY of Haskell, Texas visited her sister MRS. CLARENCE
MRS. GOULDING of Saint Jo visited Mr. and Mrs. D. HARRIS and family.
Mr. and Mrs. HORACE SHEARS and MRS. HOMER SHEARS and son were in Myra.
MRS. I. C. HARRIS returned after visiting Mr. and Mrs. FLOYD HARRIS at
MRS. J. R SMTIH visited MRS. J. JACKSON.
Mr. and Mrs. LINZY COX visited Mr. and Mrs. LON SLOAN Sunday.
J. B. ANGELLEY of Duncan, Oklahoma is visiting relatives here.
Mr. and Mrs. GRADY GIBSON and family of Eldorado, Arkansas visited Mr. and
Mrs. R. W. HARRIS and family.
Mr. and Mrs. LESTER HARRIS and son visited Mr. and Mrs. A. J. SMITH and son.
MRS. ENOS STEEN, MRS. HORACE SHEARS, MRS. LON SLOAN, and MRS. S. M. STEEN
attended the club encampment at Bowie.
MRS. LYNTON MITCHELL visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. PRICE.
DOYLE GOULDING spent Saturday with HUBERT HUTTO.
MISS LUCILLE GRIFFIS of Dallas visited friends and relatives here.
WANDA HARRIS is improving.
MRS. J. W. HAGGAN visited MRS. HORACE SHEARS.
Mr. and Mrs. H.A. SLOAN visited Mr. and Mrs. LON SLOAN.
MISSES LINA LEE and TOMMIE J.CALBE, who visited their sister MRS. EARL JOHNS
and family at Troupe, Texas, returned home. Mr. and Mrs. JOHNS and daughter
PATTY SUE came home with them to visit for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. BILL CARLTON and family spent Saturday with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. ALBERT DUNN and family.
MISSES FRANCES and ELIZABETH SHEEN are visiting their cousins IMA JEAN and
MISS FLOYLEE BOWEN spent last week with her aunt MRS. HOMER DONNELL at Saint
Mr. and Mrs. CHARLES MCGRADY and family are here visiting Mr. and Mrs. TOM
CABLE and family.
TROY WADE of Marlow, Oklahoma visited T. S. CABLE.
MISS RHODA HARVILL was in Gainesville.
LEE BUSBY of Seagraves is there visiting his wife and children and parents,
Mr. and Mrs. SPENCER BUSBY.
MISS MARY EVELYN DUNN visited CARMON DUNN.
Mr. and Mrs. LEE BUSBY were in Gainesville.
EDWARD DUNN, ALBERT IVY and WALTER IVY have their cousin from Fort Worth as
Mr. and Mrs. CLARENCE DUNN and family visited her brother LONNIE YOUNG and
his family at Dye Mound.
Mr. and Mrs. BILL SHEEN visited Mr. and Mrs. DAVE SHEEN at Hardy.
MRS. ALEC SHIRLEY and small son JUNIOR of Coleman, Texas are here visiting
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. S. HENDRICKS and family. MRS. SHIRLEY is the
former MISS LORAINE HENDRICKS. Mr. and Mrs. JASPER HENDRICKS of Lubbock
visited his parents, MR. and Mrs. S. S. HENDRICKS.
MRS. ALVIN MARTIN, MRS. BERT STANSBERRY, MRS. FRANK DUNN and MRS. CLARENCE
DUNN visited Mrs. SPENCER and Mrs. LEE BUSBY last week.
MRS. R. J. MOORE and MRS. ROY WHITLEY of Olney, Illinois and MRS. MARIE
MATLOCK of Austin visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. HAGGERTON.
MRS. MACK AYERS of LeFors, Texas visited here.
MRS. ARTHUR ALLAN and children were weekend visitors with relatives in
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. POWELL of Saint Jo spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. POWELL.
Mr. and Mrs. CLAUD MILLER and children of Nocona spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. BEN KENNEDY.
SNOW SADLER and son CLINTON of Montague visited his mother MRS. N. L.
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. SKEEN, Sr. and children TROY and REBA spent Monday at
The Good Will Club ladies met in the home of MRS. ROY BURKE last Tuesday.
They finished two quilts for Mrs. Burke who served lunch to ten ladies. They
will next meet with MRS. BUNK SAMPLES.
MRS. LOREE WIESE and children of Bowie visited Mr. and Mrs. D. O. NORVELL.
JOSEPH WIESE of Bowie is spending the weekend with his uncle and aunt, Mr.
and Mrs. D. O. NORVELL.
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