The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 27, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 2, 1930 Page: 1 of 4
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W. B Binghan for
Sheriff & Tax Collector
W. B. Binglmm announces for re-
election as Sheriff and T'\:: Collector
He says he has nothin; tii: prom'so
the good people of Stnn - til County
except what he has b"n dolir-', if the
pood people of Stone wall County
think| the keys have heen in good
hands for the laat ten y ,trs he will
appreciate your support in re-election
to this office.
W. IS. Bingham
Calf Roping- Contest
Bob Crosby of Abilene, holder of
the title of world-champion cowboy
will defend part of bis title —that of
calf-roping —against another high
ranking rodeo performer of West Tex
as, Allen Holder, at Abilene on Jan-
uary 18, at a meet arranged by the
West Texas Fair Association. The
meet, originally slated for Midland,
was transferred hero upon agreement
of both participants.
The match resulted from a chu!
lenge issued by Holder to meet the
winner of a f>0 calves event at Dal
Rio December 22-211 when Crosby
crossed lariats with Jake McGlure of
Lovington, N.-M. Holder was one <v
the judges of the $3,000 purse twites'
in which Crosby emerged winner by
the margin of two and two-fifths sec-
Holder, whose home is at Ranldn, I
beat Crosby by eight seconds on ten
calves in a match at Fort Stockton
a year and a half ago. Crosby's time j
at the Del Rio show, 1,212 1-6 sec-
onds for 50 calves, is considered a
Each of the participants will rope
20 calves in the meet here. An atten-
dance of several thousand, including
cattlemen and rodeo followers from
all over West Texas, is expected at
the meet here.
The exact program and the price of
admission and other details are to he J
worked out during the next week.
Maurice W. Sharp An-
nounces for Public
Weigher, Prect. No. 6.
Mr. Maurice W. Sharp called at the
Star Office Monday and authorized
his announcement for re-ele -tion to
Public Weigher of Precinct Nro. 6,:
Swen::on, Texas, subject to.th" action!
of 'ho Democratic Primary election!
Mr. Sharp feels that he needs no
introduction to the people of his pre-
cinct, having lived here for some
yt ; 's and having served in the capac-
ity of Public Weigher for the past
two. terms. His experience better
qualifies him for the office to which
He aslts for your vote and influ
nee in the coming election.
SENIOR B. Y. P. Li.
Program fur January 5th.
Subject:A Goal of Excellence For BW
j:r.cc-li.ence in Organization- -Martelie
Excellence in Program—Group
Kcclien'ce in Social Life—Elizabeth
Excellence in Daily Devotions—Ethel
lence in Giving — Hylton 1
' .\cellonce in Music— By Chorister.
Excellence in Church Loyalty--; Mr.
L't'ilh is the Victory—To be supplied.
Come and help the officers of the
B. V. P. 11. make a better B. Y. P. U.
in 1930. Wo need your help and it
may be possible for vis to help you.
Of And For Stonewall County
Aspermont, Texas, Thursday, January 2nd. 1930
Roy Mullen Announces Leonard Westfall, Can- A. W. Rash for County I Watch-Night Service
For Commissioner of didate for County Judge and District Clerk |
(Reelection) A watch night service was held at
Wo are authorized to say that -
Leonard Westfall is in the race for 1 take this method of announcing
County Judge of Stonewall County. to the voters of Stonewall County t at
Mr. Westfall will make his formal an* 1 shall be in the net again to:
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hudspeth ,sons
Joe Jr. and L. G. of Peacock, Misses
Sarah and Nora Hudspeth of Rule
visited with Aspermont relatives Sun-
Prayer and Its Consequences —In the
"i. Scripture Beading 2 Tim. 1:2-5;
Acts I0:l;-M5 —Leader
•!. The Family Circle —Velma Rime?
5. Secret Prayer —Alma Lee Abbott
BEGIN THE NEW YEAR
By resolving to save a certain amount
each week or month.
Deposit your money with us where it
will be safe and also available when it is
We are always ready to assist you in any
way that we can.
FIRS T N A TIONAL B V N K
S .SATURDAY & MONDAY, JANUARY 4 & 6
We are rrivinrr some extra values in
3Jt> Magnolia Coffee with C. & S. $1.20
No. 1 Salmon, 6 Cans $1.00
4 Bars Palm Rose Soap 25c
White Swan Syrup, large size 88c
White Swan Syrup, i/2 gallon, 48c
Spuds, per pound 4c
Start the New Year by buying the bar-
gains and save money.
To, the voters of Precinct No
! am hereby announcing myself as a
candidate for re-election for commis-
sioner, and am asking for your vote
and influence. I believe that i can!
make you a better commissioner fori
the next term than in the past as thisj
was a new business to me and there-
fore took some time to get onto the
workings of the county affairs..
A (rain asking for your support in
lh< <M>mim' primary 'election.
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nounccment at a later date.
We arc idad to
pur patrons and
-end gj'vr.-titigs to
friends with this
first isitie of the NVw Year, We ap-
preciate every advertiser and sub-
iteribe'r who have wpport&l us in th<
past. The destiny of The Aspermont
Star is largely in your hands, We
have said before, we repeat, that
without your co-operation and loyal
support we could not o.xi<d \Vc ho-iie
von have ben fully repaid and much
more for every dollas ^oent with u".
\:- in the past:, we shall endeavor to
print only readable matter. We do
not ■ • to sensationalism, leaving
all such to the l>i;r dailies. We d'>
nt the news of interest from each
eh'jol • nd community in the coiintv.
When you make a visit or have vis-
it'oiv in your home please call our tel-
pliur.e Xoi -17,0-r d'on the in t'he
mall. We will not think you crave
uihlicity. as some feel, but we will
take it that you are our friends: and
•ir,' trying to help u« along by givintr
'r <omethirift that' some one else will
interested to know. Your church
nroirrams and social affairs are al-
welcome. Get your copy to us
a> early as;/ possible to insure publica-
i' you nuist send them late, we do
■ best and man;- times stay on the
'•••'> late at night because copy just
lid not eonie early.
In sending this greeting to you, we
• <■>! If to 'care off the debt of
vtinnh* feii j,he favors re-
ceived at you>- hand during t'fu na 1
'. I' ' hc-i ,.u ,'.ir!,:nowled*rement
of that debt and an opportunity to o-'-
• our .ineorv wh-li for your happi-
ness and prosperity during the coming
• . Whether I.he old year has been
good or ill we turn to the new with
Soie arid r|ct>" initiation to make the
very be1'! possibh,* of lilHO.
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WATERMRI.ON OS JAN. FIRST
H. F. (h'inda'.iiff pre - riled the Star
"orce with a nice watermelon on New
Year's day. Mr, Grindstaff had kept
melons stored away :-iaCi: Novembe
We very much appreciate this cour-
Mrs, G. H. Reed visited with rela-
tives at Ranger last week.
By Fred S. Reynolds
fice of Clerk of the County a.
1 want to thank you one-and all for
your cooperation during the time 1
lmve served you m clerk of the Coun-
ty and District Court.
Henry Dipple, Bill Bait/., young Ah was stated in my announcement
; i Old Glory and two or two years ago, it shall lfe my purpose
three others whose names are not if elected, to give you the very best
r.own at thi.- time, have disposed of service, that 1 am qualified to give
their work stock and bought tractors you, one and all alike.
to farm with. Trusting that 1 may again be favor-
< d with your support*aiisuring you
• \\-it;derv,'orih ban installed a'that I shall be very grateful to you
run a cornmer-
(i, C. 'Parranee, Peacock, purchased
four :pi'illet.s and a coekrel from a well
known hatchery two year- nyo and
', rapnes ted the bird-;. The four pul-
let: Jjji.l i j ty oi- an average of
257 eggs per hen, from Nov. 1, 102^'
to O.t. !jl, The average farm
!i'-r ef Texas lays about GO to 70 eggs
a year, It costs about $1.50 a year
| to f' "1 •: hen. At 30 cents a dozen
j each Of these hens laid" $'6.45 worth of
I* ' • By deducting feed costs, leave*
j a iiet profit i-'f :> 1.02'. However it
" t tie r.'!)."ni(i red that these pul-
lets were of the very best breeding,
• . ."e ej'red for properly and is far
i b. .than a large flock will average,
; yet the lesson is that we can all im
prove our flocks through better blood
and more careful management.
for same, and promising you a contin-
uation of loyal services and strict
I am very respectfully,
A. W. Rash.
The luncheon Tuesday, December
31st marked the close of a happy and
prosperous year for the members of
the Lion* Club.
The club met 51 times, Christmas
week beiriR the only omission.
The membership has been reduced,
perhaps more on account of members
moving away than anything else.
Very few have joined in the last six
For 1930 the club will continue to
meet every Tuesday noon in the base-
ment of the. Baptist Church.
There is u regular attendance of a-
Th'- first meeting of the new year
I promises to be an interesting one, for
Guy Southern has returned at this time a brief history of the
She has. been spending the, year's accomplishment will be recount
a- Holiday;? with her mother ed. Every member is specially urged
at Holiday, Texas.
Chiivt voa>- Kve morning about nine
twenty the Post Office caught on fin
It start-' d from the explosion of a gas
or. Mr. Kdd Hahri was serious-
ly injured while carrying the stove
from the buildihw;:.
Mary Hue Marshbanks spent Chris'.
<rDa.v with her friends at S wen son
Mr. Clifford Hill and wife aiv go-
ir;- to make their home in Swenson.
Swen.Min Basket ball boys are go-
in to play a game with Peacock
Both b' ys and irirls teams will play
Utile at -Swenson Friday at, 4:00 P. M.
Several new pupils have entered
I'm mmar school since Christmas.
the Methodist church Tuesday night
from nine o'clock until after midnight
he services began with songs, fol-
lowed by a social hour of games by
the young folks and enjoyed by all.
This was held in the Sunday School
room under direction of the Leagui
recreational department. At 11:45
were returned to the church audi-
torium where a very fitting sermon
was delivered by Rev. C. A. Buskin.
Rev. J. W. Baughman conducted the
closing prayer sen-ice.
Coffee was served from the pastors
study during the evening.
Stonewall Baptist Ass'n.
With the Aspermont Baptist Church
Monday, January 0, 1980
10:00 A. M. Devotional D. N. White
30:15 The What, Why and How, of
Growing in Graec —C. E. Best
10:40 What step should we take now, •
as an Association? Round table dis-
cussion —Led by E. 1-1. Dickerson
11:80 Missionary Sermon —Fred
Clark, Rotan, Texas
12:15 Lunch at church
1:30 P, M. Devotional —A. S. Holmes
1:45 W. M. U. Announcements —Mrs
C. Guest, Pres.
2:00 Board Meeting
2:45 inspirational address —W. T.
Music of the day led by W. .T, Read.
We urge a full attendance. Special
attention to the topic for open dis-
cussion. Some unfinished business.
Mrs. O. W. Dean Passes
Mr. and Mrs, A, Brinkley( neoMnry
Rayner), of Richmond, Va., vi«iu*d
with Mr. and Mi .. Wm. Flowers for
a short time Tuesday. They are look-
ing to busines interests in the Rayner
D R .Coueh of Lubbock was a busi-
ness visitor here the first of the week
he had just returned from a trip to
19 3 0
Is at hand and we wish to thank the r>eo-
ple who made our success possible for the
year 1929 Settle up your accounts and
start the new year off right.
ST A U DRUG STORE
to be present. Furthermore, those
members who have in mind some one
they would like to bring as visitors
nr.- )-. juested to do so at this time.
In addition to a resume of the I920's
accomplishments, the program o 11
work for 1S#30 will be discussed.
The Lions club is the only civic or-
ganization in the county which meets
n gularly each week with a full at-
A letter is received from Morgan,
Texas, stating the death of Mrs. O.
W. Dean on Friday morning, Dec. 27,
at l.:30 o'clock after five months of
continuous suffering. She was hur-
ried at Copper! by the side of her
! daughter who passed away, perhaps,
| more than a year ago.
The Deans formerly lived at this
place. It is remembered by most all
of us that Bro. Dean was pastor of th®
Baptist Church here a few years ago
M rs. Dean was very ill several times
during their sojourn with uh. Those
who knew her best can but remember
* yior p8tjence jn suffering and her
CARD OP THANKS sweet christian character. To know
the Deans is to love them, and no
We wish to thank the people of As- teacher in Aspermont school WM
pcrinont and the surrounding commu- ever more admired than was Miss
Maud Dean. No pastor of Asper-
mont has been quoted quite so much
as has Bro. Dean. Their live* wen
a benediction here and truly, their
works do follow them.
We extend our sincere sympathy
to the bereaved.
Mrs. R. S. Ward of Swenson was
a visitor in Aspermont Timday,
nitiea, who have helped us in any way
since our house burned.
Mr, and Mrs. T. J. Turner and daugh-
ters, Margaret and llary.
N, G. Rollins of Abilene is in our
city on business, this week.
Wm. Flower* made a business visit
to Dallas this week.
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HEA DI, VMP TEST STATION
We have a?rain been appointed official
Headlight Testing Station for Stonewall
County. We will be eouipped to Test,
Adjust and Repair yqttr lighting equip-
ment. The light certificate is srood for
30 days from date.
Come in now and avoid the rash.
McMEANS SERVICE ST A TION
See our Insured Tires before you buy.
They sell for less and are insured for one
full year against All Road Hazards.
THUS. H. McMEANS
We are in charge o£ the City Meat
ket, but we are also in your
if we fail to tore the thingi
in need oft thin tell us, for we are
anxious to pliass.
We have FVish '
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