The Bonham Herald (Bonham, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 102, Ed. 1 Friday, August 4, 1939 Page: 4 of 6
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THE BONHAM (Texas) HERALD, THURSDAY, AUGUST 4,1939
Phene 309 East 4th
in the Grandest
World's Fair of All
Of course you want to see the
greatest spectacle man ever
planned — The New York
World's Fair. A thousand
things to see and do! — exhi-
bits manifesting mankind's
progress in art, industry,
science, education — an end-
less variety of entertainment
in that grand, gay, gorgeous
joyland, the Fair's amusement
area. Plan now to go.
Travel the Safe
by Rail. . .
Avoid the hazards of the high-
way Enjoy every minute of
your journey. Rest and relax
while you ride by going the
There are some 50 attractive
travel routes . . . great cities,
scenery, historic shrines, won-
ders, too . . . going one route,
returning another you can see
more, enjoy most.
And, to start you right . . .
Katy service . . . fine, fast, lux-
and new-mode KeUl°J>ullmans
Katy Economy Coach Mealel
Record low priced, satisfying
meals, served on tables at your
seat in Katy’s newest air-condi-
tioned chair cars!
Breakfast . . . BOc
Luncheon . . . 35c
Dinner . . 40c
Jm There's a World's Fair book-
/S let for the asking. And, you
/■ can get all the information
II you desire about the wide
II variety of low fares and
VI special tours. Just see the
W Katy Passenger Agent
* HARRISON *
Most everyone around here have
their crops laid by and some are
The meeting at Moores Chapel is
being well attended.
Mrs. Dudley Dale and daughter
Elizabeth spent Sunday in Fort
Mr. and Mrs. Elam Brown and
Mrs. E. R. Gatlin visited Mr. and
Mrs. Evans Dale and little daughter
Mary Kathryn Sunday afternoon.
Miss Alma Johnson of White Shad
visited her sister Mr. and Mrs. Atlas
Gatlin and daughter a few days last
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Dale and
children visited Mrs. Hattie Dale
Mr. P. H. Littrell and daughter
Ruth have gone to San Antonio for
Mrs. W. W. Johnson and family
spent Friday with her daughter Mr.
and Mrs. Atlas Gatlin and daughter.
Mr. Ollie Gatlin was a brief caller
on Malcolm Simer Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Ada Goyne and daughter
Margaret and Mrs. Elam Brown vis-
ited Mrs. E. R. Gatlin Thursday af-
Mir. and Mrs. Tommy Johnson and
children ]3illy Paul and Mary Merle,
of Nunnlee and Misses, Cleo and Al-
ma Johnson of White Shed, spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Atlas
Gatlin and daughter.
Miss Willie Nadine Goyne is visit-
ing her cousin in East Texas for
Mrs. Meade Macon and little son
Max of Oklahoma and mother, Mrs.
Brown of Bailey spent one evening
last week with Mr. and Mrs. Elam
Mrs. James Broyles and Mrs. W.
T. Lockhart were in Dallas, Monday
and Tuesday on business for their
in 7days and relieves
symptoms first day
Try “Rub-My-Tism - a Wonderful Liniment
Salve. Nose Drops
NESCO OIL RANGES
are becoming more popular every
day. Come in and see onr new
Nothing like it on the market.
Just what you have been looking
for. Years ahead of all others.
COOKING TOP AND
at convenient height. No stooping
to see in oven.
Herald want ads get results.
Matinee 10c; Night 15c; Children 5c
Sunday Matinee 15c
PROGRAM FOR WEEK OF AUG 6—12
Ritz Brothers - Anita Louise in
Bob Steele in
“'FEUD IN THE RANGE”
The Jones Family in
Tex Ritter in
And “BUCK ROGERS” No. 10
10:30 P. M.
Sonja Henie - Tyrone Power in i
“SECOND FIDDLE” I
ADULTS 25c CHILDREN 10c |
Dead End Kids . Margaret Lindsay - §
R. Reagan in 5
“HELL’S KITCHEN” |
Two Adults 25c Children 5c |
Priscilla Lane - John Garfield in i
“Daughters Courageous” I
ADULTS .25 CHILDREN .10 f
Lupe Velez - Donald Woods in §
“The Girl From Mexico” f
"Hawk of the Wilderness” No. 9 |
ADULTS 1.5* CHILDREN 5* I
Melvyn Douglas - Joan Blondell in i
“Good Girls Go To Paris” I
. AMJLTS 15c CHILDREN St |
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Miss Dorothy Lou Alexander and
Claude Dunn Alexander spent last
week visiting in the home of their
aunt, Mrs. Ethel Whisenhunt. Miss
Alexander and Claude Dunn Alex-
ander live in Sherman.
Miss Addie Mae Beckett of Sher-
man who teaches at New Hope spent
last week visiting friends in the New
Mrs. Ethel Whisenhunt and daugh-
ters, Mary Ethel and Johnnie Lou,
Miss Dorothy Lou Alexander, Miss
Addie Mae Beckett and Mrs. Lily
Rice spent Thursday with Mrs. Earn-
Mrs. Ike Frazier gave a party
Thursday night honoring her daugh-
ter, Miss Helen Frazier on her birth-
day and Miss Dorothy Lou Alexan-
der, Claude Dunn Alexander and
Miss Addie Mae Beckett who were
visiting in th§ community.
Mrs. Ethel Whisenhunt enter-
tained with a party Tuesday night
and Mrs. Warner Wednesday honor-
ing the guests from Sherman.
Mrs. Alice Phillips, Mr. and Mrs.
R. A. Phillips and children, Johnnie
Ray and Mary Ann, Miss Addie Mae
Beckett, Glenmore Phillips, Aline
Phillips and John Edward Phillips
spent Friday afternoon visiting Mr.
and Mrs. Arthur Phillips of the High
Jimmy Phillips spent Sunday visit-
ing grandmother, Mrs. Alice Phillips.
Mrs. Ethel Whisenhunt and daugh-
ters, Mary Ethel and Johnnie Lou,
and Miss Dorothy Lou Alexander of
Sherman visited Mrs. Lee Eubanks in
Miss Addie Mae Beckett and Miss
Johnnie Lou Whisenhunt spent Tues-
day with Mr. and Mrs. T. V. Cham-
bers. , rc
Miss Addie Mae Beckett spent the
day Saturday with Miss Dorothy
Harold Whisenhunt left Sunday
for a visit with Claude Dunn Alex-
ander in .Sherman.
Kenneth Rice, Gene Sorrell, Wat-
son Sorrell, Pat Frazier, Truett Eu-
banks, Doyle Carlisle and Eugene
Carlisle spent Sunday visiting Har-
old, Jimmy and Floyd Whisenhunt.
Miss Helen Frazier, Miss Ora Mae
Eubanks, Miss Dorothy, Miss Faye
Reid, Miss Dorothy Lou Alexander,
and Miss Addie Mae Beckett spent
Sunday with Miss Willorene Whisen-
Miss Lela Whisenhunt and Miss
Aline Phillips spent Sunday after-
noon visiting in the home of Mrs.
Miss Ruth Chambers, Miss Willc-
rene Whisenhunt, Miss Dorothy Lou
Alexander, Miss Addie Mae (Beckett,
Mrs. Ethel Whisenhunt, Mrs. Earnest
Jones, and Mary Ethel and Johnnie
Lou Whisenhunt spent Thursday aft-
ernoon with Mrs. Lily Rice and Mis-s
Mr. and Mrs. George Rice and
daughter, Miss Ruth Rice, left Sab
urday morning for Corpus Christ i
for a vacation trip.
Miss Melba Chambers spent Sat-
urday night with her sister, Mrs. R.
The annnual holiness meeting be-
gan Friday night at the McRae SfheJ
near New Hope. There has been a
large crowd each evening. The
meeting will continue for about two
EAST TEXAS DEBT LOWER
East Texas’ combined net local
public debt was $269,061,000 as of
September 1, 1938, and 1.0 percent
lower than for September 1, 1936.
the Tax Department of the East Tex-
as Chamber of Commerce has com-
puted from official data reported to
the State Auditor.
County and road district net in-
debtedness for this period dropped
from $100,900,000 to $96,517,000,
or 3.6 percent.
The city net debt of East Texas,
which includes the important cities
of Houston, Dallas, Galveston, Beau-
mont, Port Arthur, and Waco, de-
clined but one-half of one per cent
from 1936 to 1938—$112,410,000
There was an increase of 4.8 per
cent in the combined East Texas
school district debt from $49,870,000
to $52,257,000 from 1936 to 1938.
Special improvement districts in
East Texas, excluding levee districts
had a net debt in 1938 of $8,391,000
or 9.7 per cent less than two years
Net debt was computed as the
gross debt less cash reported in sink-
ing funds ;as of September 1, in each
“Banner East Texas counties,” ac-
cording to the East Texas Chamber,
are Anderson, Burleson, Gregg, Lee,
Marion, Milam, Newton, Upshur,
Van Zandt, Waller, Washington, and
This dozen counties each had a
combined local public debt in 1938
less than in 1936, and a net amount
which was less than 10 per cent of
the county’s assessed valuations. Of
the 12 “Banner” counties the East
Texas Chamber points out that six—
Burleson, Lee, Milam, Waller, Wash-
ington', and Williamson—have little
or no oil but they do have substan-
tial German and Czech population
groups who are conservative. An-
derson, Gregg, Marion, Upshur, and
Van Zandt have comparatively high
valuations because of i/L
The net public debt of the local
political subdivisions in the 21 coun-
ties of East Texas in 1938 was 42.0
per cent of the S*tate total. It was
14.3 per cent of the region’s assessed
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Mr. and Mrs. Buster Gaunce and
little son Billie of Taylorville spent
Saturday night with his sister, Mr,
and Mrs. Dean Whitt.
Mr. Clark Bell of Aberford visited
in this community Sunday.
Mrs. Tom Lavender has returned
from Savannah, Mo.
Miss Reba D. Edwards visited in
the city, Monday morning.
Misses Luna and Amber D. Mor-
gan and Peaches Victory attended
the singing at Hall, Sunday after-
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Marks of Leon-
ard spent Sunday with her parentsa
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Victory.
Mrs. Gertie Payne of Bartley-
Woods is visiting her son, Mr. and
Mrs. Woodrow Leach at this writ-
Mr. Howard Miller of Hail spent
Saturday night and Sunday with his
cousin, Ralph Brown.
Mr. and Mrs. Rodney London and
baby, Patricia Ann spent Saturday
night with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
N. L. Morgan.
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Justice of Cot-
ton Center attended Sunday school
Mr. Clyde Hartwell of Snow Hill
turned his car over as he turned to
go off on the highway on the Cun-
ningham hill Friday afternoon. I
one was hurt much.
Remember our Sunday school,
Sunday morning, and singing Sunday
night, you are invited.
OPENING BUSINESS HERE
The Taylor Memorial Company of
Vernon, iTexas, is opening an es-
tablishment here in the building on
South |Main street formerly occupied r
by a laundry. Ben Smith, now of •
Vernon, but who was reared in the
Flag Springs ^neighborhood, south of
Windom, will be in charge.
Mr. Smith is another one of the
Flag Springs boys who has gone out
in the big world, like Congressman
Rayburn, to make a name for him-
self. He chose the financial world,
while Sam selected the political
arena. Both are getting by, all
>Th* cream t* use before!
jthe evening dance. No V
rrubbing off-no touching .
op. A trial will convince, f;
Herald want ads get results.
The Morning AfferTaking
Carters Little Liver Pills
Ask for it at your! Favorite Fountain
We’ll Save You Real^fOney During
Knight’s Employes' Sale
9 x 12 R U GiS 9c
f '• u '(m m '
—With the Purchase of One of These Living Room Suites!
2-piece living room suite uphol-
stered in blue or rose antique
velvet with piped backs on sofa
and chair. Serpentine front with
matched exposure walnut trim.
Sofa with fan back shape and
pleated back, a 2-piece suite that
formerly sold for much more,
but the employes have cut it
9x12 Ruig included for 9c
Terms 1.00 Week
Terms 1.00 Week
—when you purchase a 3-piece poster
bedroom suite, vanity with J-inch
triple mirror glass, 3J-inch posters on
bed, 3 deep drawers in chest, American
ALL COTTON MATTRESS
AND SIMMONS SPRINGS
—with a 3-piece suite, break front van-
ity with 43-inch oval plate mirror,
chest of drawers and modern bed, met-
al pulls, dull finish, onyx trim. The val-
ue of the year!
Only •'•••• •
WITH ANY 10.00 PURCHASE
—2.00 End Table
—2.00 Table Lamp
—2.00 Magazine Rack
—2.00 Throw Rug
-WITH ANY 25.00 PURCHASE
—3.95 Table Lamp
—3.95 Magazine Rack
—WITH ANY 50.00 PURCHASE
-s.. r'" ~
—5.95 Occasional Rocker
—6.95 Occasional Table
—6.95 Floor Lamp
—7.50 Coffee Table
—7.85 Chintz Covered Rocker
-WITH ANY 100.00 PURCHASE
—15.00 9x12 All-Wool Rug
—18.00 Occasional Chair
—18.00 Indirect Floor Lamp
—15.00 All-Cotton Mattress & Spring
$5.00 DOWN pEliyERS
Big, roomy, full 6 cubic foot size, gives
you! the same refrigerating mach'an-
ism, sam meter-miser, same one piece
steel construction as much higher
priced boxes. You get Frigidaire
quality at a super value price.
tor and Pay Only . . . .
Trade Us Your Old Refrigera-
TERMS t 25c a Daf*—t .M Weekly-—or T.00 Per Month
E. D. McKELVA, Mgr. Bonham, Texas
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Newby, G. R. The Bonham Herald (Bonham, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 102, Ed. 1 Friday, August 4, 1939, newspaper, August 4, 1939; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1060351/m1/4/: accessed October 13, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bonham Public Library.