The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 37, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 23, 1935 Page: 1 of 8
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OF AM D FOli STONEWALL COUNTY
Aspermont, Texas, May 23, 1935
Mm. Margaret Uiownice o£ Abilt'iio
upnu lUiil week Willi her tlaujjuci
mi h Itesa iirownlee.
Mm. Ltorib Duittiam u>ok hur small
nun, Paul, to Knox City iviouuuy foi
u' tonsil operation
JvIim. Keese Wuoi ui iSwen.son vi.si.l-
e«l in Agpermota .Sunday.
Mr. C. G. Viertel made a bust#&s
trip to Mumlin Monday.
Mrs. Hob FoUieriughani of Worker
Is viBitiliK here with her aunt, Mrs.
Will flowers, and her brothers, Kpy
anil l>elos Ciil Ikon tie.
U) Julian cajsvr", Jr.
Mrs. Godfrey and daughters, Anna
and Jean, of Swenson vi-utul Mi-.
Ona Mae Godfrey .Sunday.
Mrs. Nadine Kiglit, home economics
teacher in the local school the past
year, left Monday for Sweetwater
where she will .undergo a tonsil oper-
ation. She will later ko to her home
at W hi tew right.
District Attorney II. P. GrimUtal'l
of Rule and son, Marion, of !l?'"as
spent the pa.st week end here.
Mrs. Buster Kdwards and M rs.
hdwants uf 1'eacotk were shopping in
Mrs. A. W. Wathen and small son,
Billy McCall, of Chicago are visiting
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. W.
MissBess Iirownlee left Wednesday
for Borger where she will visit her
brother, Fred Iirownlee, until the
summer term of school opens. She
will attend W.T.S.T.C at Canyon.
Roy Anderson ma<le a business trip
to Abilene Monday morning.
Mrs. N. K. Springer and son are
visiting relatives in Aspermont.
Koyce Zant of Austin is visiting
his parents Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Zant.
Mr. and Mrs. V. C. llolley and
small daughter have gone to Palo Pin.
to for a short visit with his parents
Mr. Holley and family will spend ilie
summer in LAibbock where he will at-
Mr. and Mrs. Shirley Stuart visited
relatives in Glen Hose last week.
His mother, Mrs. S. W. Stuart and
neice andl nephew, John arid Martini
Sue Adams returned with them.They
plan to make an extended visit with
relatives in this county.
Next Thursday, Mrs. H.A.Stuart ot
Peacock willertter a hospital at Tem-
ple for major surgery.
Kev. and Mrs. .1. A. Scojigins and
Albert Baugh Jr. went to Abilene
Mr. J. I.. Chonault and children Oml
Mae, Jack,amlMit3. Jolii^ Olnldres.s
went to San Angelo Sunday to visit
friends. Mr. and Mrs. I. J. Ketchum,
who have Imn visitinir there, return-
ed to Aspermont with thorn.
Mr. and Mrs. M. I!. Au.-tin and
Miss Willie Mae Browninc. visited re
lativon in Ft. Worth, Grapevine and
Grand Saline last week.Mr. and Mi
Austin returned Tuesday bringing
with them Mrs. Hill, a sister of Mr.
Austin. Miss Browning remained in
Grand Saline for a longer visit.
contractor*, who have he^nin IJoseoe
for several weeks constructing n hricfc
building, have returned to As|>erni«nt.
J. C. Davis of Long Peach Oil., who
formerly lived in Swenson and A spot
mont, | visiting relatives and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. tf.ll. ShadHie \ i it'^t
their daughter, Hermona, who i,, nt •
tning Tech, last Tuesday.
Austin. — After a brief respiti
Iroiu the strenuous four months, ses-
sion ol the legislature, just ended,
Texas politicians will gild their loins
and sail into another fight—:the
battle over repeal of the state con-
stitutional amendment prohibiting the
manufacture and sale of intoxicat-
ing liquor in Texas.
iiii; legislature adopted a uoubie-
omieueu proluoiiiuii repeal aineuu-
ineiii wluell will lie ubiiuued to me
voters. 'I lie urst secUon, to oe passed
ujion by tiie people August2>|, iUlio,
simply provide.^ lpr outright repeal
oi the prohibition amendment, leu\.ng
the matter oi icpulation ol tile sale ol
lli|iior U, the legislature, 11 the anlemi
incut is adopted.
• • •
'the sesoiui section provides that in
the general elecuon ui it ;j(j, ila- peo-
file sltiijj pass upon the ijuestioli ol
v.'hether tile sale of liquor exclusively
iiy 111e state snail be permit-led. Thus
Uie wets are actually given two cli.inc
es. u repeal should fad m August, it
mi^ia cany, under Uie slate moiiopiy
sys.em, in November, If. repeal
cariies in August, it is safe to say the
siate o lollop I y system probably Will
hot l.ie adopted by the legislature un-
til the people pas., upon that issue
the following year. Probably a high
license .system, with possibly no sale
except in unbroken packages, will be
preferred by the law makers for a
year.s tryout. Hotel operators anil
others interested in profiting from
the re'.ail sale of liquor by the drink
will doubtless make a terrific fight
against the unbroken package system
ii the peple sanction legal sale of I.
i|tior again in Texas. The first called
session of the I Ilb legislature, which
will lie held in September- • as predict
e<l ,n this column more than a month
ago will lie the scene of a ineniorahn
battle, of lobbyists, as was the reguv
* ♦ t
With over 200 bills and resolutions
rushed thru the closing hour.- .
his desk to be acted upon during t!
next ~0 days Gov.- Allied this week
is facing one of the hardest tasks of
his career. He will endeavor to pa.-s
upon the most imporuint bills this we .
.veek, then lie and hi- wife, will si-ck
respite from the tremendous presssure
under wlhich he has been working' for
weeks, by taking the tour of the
outh with the Texas Press Associn
tion,s Centennial special train.
The train leaves Houston .Sunday
viidnigiu, May and willcarry 125
i exans boosting the t!entennial. The
governor wiilproscnt to i'resideni
Koo. evrlt hi \\ iLiliing'u.n on beiiu. t
of Texas, the joint resolution adopt •
ed by the legislature; uniting the
ji.esaienl and otlier WiLshingtoh no
Utbies to the celebriitioii in i'J.'iG.
• • •
I'lie legislalurt apparently still be -•
heves that anew! onstitution for Tex
is is not necessary, but tlint the p
iple can rewrite the basic law by vot
nij; yes or no on a piktchwork >
amendments, from year to year. This
time nine amendments were submit-
ted. Thev,iters -have demonstrated
their lack of corifidencein this method
>f writing fundaiinsntal law 1>\ votim-
'no" on other long slates of aim-mi
nents several times. Kventually, a
"nstitutional convention will be con
voked, and Texans will unte a nev
basic law for governing the tale i;
in orderly, efficient nvinnei Mean
while, the glaring deficiencie- of pi
nt outmoded Constitution oontimi.
to hamper efficiency in stat. govern
aeiit, and atHract many incompetent
■andidate,, for state offices. Song- o'-
them are aicesftful in the-elections.
• • •
Wie drivers, hcense law. the govern
or'* bill to create a state authont-
for the Detroit St. I/mis gns pipeline
project, the public utility regidiitsn
bill, anil race track repeal w-er<- im
portnnt measures that went down t"
defeat. These an' certain to be l«*!te«
before the s|M-<ial session, a< will
J'etit Jurors For
Second Week ( oun
Following i.- the list of petit jurors
for the second week of the May term
of district, court to be held hers. Toe
jurors chosen are to report Monda,.
June at 10 A. M.
It. K. Toinlinson, M. I., Hatch, Jess
Avery, T. S. Cogburn, Jack (iesloff,
i^eon Anderson, T. T llrady, C. It.
Tribby, R. I!. Webb, T. ,\. Swink, J.
Ii. U.ilun, 1) L Woinack, S. fl. I) ii -
bose, (.;. G. Viertel, Albert P.augh, I".
P. Davis, Cecil Lackey, liny Hnsto'v,
J. W. Tate, M. P. Children- Jr., (). A.
Alls, Ij. P. I'ilbeny, I.. It. Dennis, \.
J. Dippel, W. It. Dedmon, J. t . /ant
Kugene Vamlerwoi-lli, C-. A. At-ic-.v,
Leonard Hrfinch, Martin l,e!y„ I'.
Kerrel, Cash Lewis.
Two Couples W<d
In Double Cemnon.v
cti la -
Annuuiurt'iuoiiL was nupn
ul a (iuubi«* ]u : ■
DcconiliLT lib, in Kotau sviu-u
Coujilt's ol inoul y<iung |
Mr. l.oiuiiu L(:ft Siiulh and M!; .-. a
lu ll Nt>w«.'li,aiui\ M i. O.K. t r<<. an-j
Miss (iefaldirie Ojckfy, wiv i.narrito.
(<v;v. All'reti II. k n/cman, [>a.oj- ,.i
tjii'. First Methodist .('iiunli,
had tdiar jre of the #
.vir. Simiiif mmi Ait. aiai An .
i. i.. iS111ith. and .virs. daii,.iU i
ol .Vir. ami Mi> L'.li. ha t
niuvt-d to ila^le i'as-, 'l\\a t«t iuaia
Mr. Cross,, stio (,i M i , and .M •. .
(j.Ii. Cross, ami Mr.. lin«
ui Mr. aiat Mr.-., i lytic l)n i*'il tia
1.1K tin a iu>iuiymooit trip L<> .'N.cvy;-
Mexico. Mr. ami Mrs. < ;«i.., -iui'-o
mat they had kept tiu-ir niarria:-.'
st.'eret until Mrs C ross had 1 i;11.• h«.«i
.bciiooi. Jrfhe was a meiiii,>«lr of iast-
weeks graduating class.They he
«.i home hi Aspermont.
i hose popular youm* cx tipit?s ar*'
>.•11 Known here and tiu-ir many
i s ieiais wisit tln'ih niucli hiipp'iiit :.s
a i id success.
< A Ii U" iaj'I'iiKKFOKI)
Mr. ami Mrs. i'arr aniiniUici: ,
the marria.'e oi tla-iivdaughter, (im -
aldine, to iv< \* f\utiif.'rl"o d, on Maich 1
the JO, at Kails, 'ft-xa.-. .Mrs. Rut he/
lord was th • liU!heVt ranknnv meinh'-'r
ot the A.Npei i/i.au s* ni< . cla. s, :;; ■■■
past. term. Tlie Star joins tiu- miiny
friends of this youne csMiple in wi.-li-
:m„r them much happiness in i;f«-
\v« m i . mi;s;tin(;
i Jie ,a.--)m j ii,out school closed ia.^ i
* icui'Iki .s and pupils alike ar ;
io ot coinmemietl io'r the excel lei it
vs>-i,v tiieyiuae tione iois yeiir. Very
jew towiin in tiie siatt.- oi Texas can
i'ou.h. Vt st:nob thai rtioKs as well as
iiit; Aspermout school, Tile Kythm
• iai.d oj ^ai!i>:ed and tiireci^d by Mi's.
L/urm iJur.ham and Miss lva Burleson
(■aim., a very credible showing.
i iic honor pupils 101 tnt. last six.
u rade i jviiiinelt Km>wle.s,Mar-
telle Guest, James J^ewis 6prih>:,er,
aacK naiisaativ, utor^ia Dean Ciia-
ii*.;a,I t.iI)i,>yi i,.ive 1'iersoh.
iiiade « Wanda Viertel, Mar-
5. a ret Ann Bingham, Barbara Bran--
n< n, Kayma 1'aye VoungCr, Sam
t liodii s ami liarbara Ki^ht.
oi aiii- ■ Mai y ICuth
Maitha I' tancis Keese, U<-raji 1* raucis
maiiid ii . uii.h. lydt: I 'ay ne.
(.1 ratie ^ J. B. David Dui
nii!,. Tlieima (irace Webb, V einui Lu
t«i ade . .\uali Samm-I Brannen,
(Irade liujieue Shadle, Mary
. iia Br
FIRST '35 COTTON
CHECKS KiK EIVKi)
Honored At Tech
nit 11 rs t I'.'.'jo cotton reduction
cm-civ> v, ere received m .moiicnaii v.-o-
univ smciv. i^ess Loan counties
^ii ui.e sta.e have received their cheCKS
at the jvreseot tune, uiily lour or iiye
voiiiiu,.^ jkiti received; tii-.-ir euecK;> at
Ilie time of our first shipmeni. Vve
have received a total oi 00'a chccu^
for ^Zi,UU0. l his amounts to about,
hail ui the 1 ii t payment. All oj tne
Oid contracts have been i-urwarocu to
Vv ash in;.-, ton, and the remainder oi the |
checks should be in wrthin a lew day.v
l he hew contracts and the did coj
tracts that have be
i cad.y to be sent to the iState Boaru
I lor final approval. They will then o>
j mailetl to Washington ltd' paymeni.
] lot. payrnenty on the new icoiitrat
will naturally be later than on lae o.o
contracts. 1'he new contracts hau to t e
adjusted just as the contracts last
\«ai' were adjusted. The Stat1' Board
allows so many acres and many
pottnds for each county, and if tiie
county's contracts exceeds this a-
mount then they are cut, so that the
contracts will come within the allow*
able set by the State Board.
7- Mattie Mae lyvans, Inn
men, Annis Durham, Be?'try
•lioo! ia.rcne !•
A i I >e rt Bau.i'h,
pupils for the
< a r;
Ilermonu Shadle ul' Aspermont was
elected president of the Wuinen'a Dor^
niitory .SelJ'.'vJoverniiijf Association tvt
next yea r when hallotimf took place
Tuesday May 7, in Uie hull.Other ot*
1'icers for the a.^sociution were wInM
'I iiese oilicei's were elected by at-
crei haiiot one week after they bad
been nominated in a hoUSO meeting of
ail tin- gjrls in the dormitory. Three
i -hi.in.-. s were named for each place.
The movement for Student Self
Government n the new dormitory
n spill are aoout | -st:ut<-«l la.-t. year as a selftoriginatv
ed nloveme-nl oil the part of three
hundred rirls living n the hall. The
plan was worked out and has been
funclioniri!; all year.
in.- ill., have indicated Uieir plea-
.iiii- in llu- .-eeniiiiK success of the
plan and their desire to iA>iitinue It.
The organization center^ around A
WINS JDlXiiNG CONTEST
vv h« n > ou i
r youi c.neck,
i ui 11H 11. u11111
4 caru. I n.ose v
.* asked to come 1
but oo iiot
(iraoe I .lame. Lewis S|o in.;er.
'-i;i i feie- i iuest,
1. r.liie .J. Wanda \*ii.-rtel,
(ira.!.- -i Derail l''rancis lliannen,
Mary Uu!h lligifiris.
(ira.le I David Durham, Samniie
Xell Jfash, \ el ma l.u Uhyd.
Kleven memhers ol' .Jie W.M.r
joyed an interesting' pro; ram,
day al'trnoon on "h'ai.-i .. I:'
'.hrotiK'hiOUr Denominational II--. i.
Mrs. Scott led the proeran and !
Vycock ,Mrs. t'ouch, Mr-;, l-'ilzu"
and Mrs. Brannen pav ,lv>rt t
•iraoe \oali Samuel Hraiman.
liraile H liiu;erie Shadle.
(irade " Mattie Mae Kvans.
lira lidaa llei-ht.
(in. .' :• l.dwi'i fcVrre.ll.
tira.ie 10 .1<■ 1!a Jewell Kvans, 1
1 irade 1 i t leraldine Carr.
Per fee t Attendance for the y.-i i :
Wa..on .i.-an Wharton, -Mary
I.e.ibeiler, llrace l-'rancis Might, Uert
••'.v, Marguret Ann BiiiKham, llil-
!e Mai ie Anderson, Sarah Denia
A - r. on, Mary Jo Stewart, Sall.'e
.Ii .-nth Abliolt, Jim Webb l!aiu:ii.
- .:.o;e Scott, Krnestine Baker, Mat
>■ Mae I,van.-.. Tiionius, Klnora. \'ona
Ma aad l.otii-a- .-\bhott, I.orene I.I
ii.-.oii, Dori., Martin, Kdwiu P.-irell,
>r;. and .Mariiaiet llauirh, Clifford
\ i'-riel, .1, la Verne Smith, l-'c-d
Daib\, Inc.. Aycock, Ceral-line t'arr,
Kha l.one, Viola Smith.
Hersrle-I Hickman ii:d J .e Hud ;
idl ing all u.e uou.-. -j i..aj-.we ao 1 -
It i lea/u :- Willi -.u I lie.-.. -,\ai ■-<
(.i.lv.Mi ,, lUi Olli. ii li.e, ilia, call
.a lil.ia. Do In-, e i v ut.ii.....
liie.->e i'. -l I i I k ail ill, ueCiiUMi .1 -■>
:.av..: a trip m town later no. i
.silt also si,.a "Ui I Sam.aca1; aj.j.i.i.
Hon at the lime you r'cej\. >'■
iriose Who hast' not iecei'yed tnt
t necK; ale askt ti to conn
tie; iiankiie-ad appmataai. ami .n
ui inK an tm umuw;u v.eitiiitau
st< tnat uu*y can be repiat'eu . i j
•w t J y Uillt dO dot ii' (
i.i you want to a.~>e your old ceiUi
v - tnat \itiL now have mi hand. }-
.'i i ... io< oi n at dncie.
J. \S . I'ottsA o. A Ken!
lialj.h l.'iddel was high point man in
the Te.\a.-> Tech judging contest for
fn-.-Jimaii agriculture studentK
I. \ W KKNTK—SI'KBU
Mr. TIiitoi. Lawrence and Miss
1 .i.~u' spcer, both of Aspermont w«re
ma rt a - last Sunday nig^it at the
hi.in.- of justice of Peace R.B. Feath-
On the list of graduates of Mary .
Hachn 11 a \ lor College May 28, i
the name of Mi.-- Corine Brown,
■ iauv.ht. r if the late J.K. liniwn, forro-
i-i f'-iiient of I'l-acock. ->
. 1.1 Hi 1 II . l->i I.
DI'i.MU.NM K.A I H I.N ( I.I It
.peth Jr. went t.. \bil.
(Continued on last Tagv)
mu/Mos.. .about mm uvoum
HffU9t? K> '
JlDRt WoHfl WD
Pi^ruRf T.ll M
0 S Ht"R
./ *. ««*«r
J ' •(" . fxo.n
w Vo • ■
&.. J . .'•«
I HI If If
TImnw Stern Appc .r in "Hor*Vftov. n" Hluming Queen May 2f 30
P rat Viom
•P ci l«q on n« 9mm 11mm
lll^c utfji nwr#
tJaoSoAiir MMMKC Kt'U f5
n K «>«•
| « otriu J
t j re at c;tre .oiouiu be used in jire-
[larifo; idid cookdie, leai.v ye^etal)U':-,
.-•aid Mm.- Nora Iaien i'diioit in her
■ t-a, > vegeUUile deinon>ti ata a
at Uie ho'liie ol Mr,-. Clyde Vi rice,
where the Oid Glory home demonst ra
tion club met May s.
Miss Isl.iiott ahtl )ier iu>sistant pre-
paired and served lour vegetable di.- li
< k and then iie ami Mr., A ii re ,vviii
lie ami asparagus au gratiri.
Mrs. (jrice, who is tir.-i year ward
robe demoiisti ator, dispia>'e<i hei new
clothes closet nvuie at a « t i ol about
Mi:>. vv. ii. r lowers Wiu elect-\\ a.-
o legate lor the Sliort Course, and
.0; , i.ertie "1 rice alternate.
At this meeting .Viiss iallot, also
ras<* .a>me diiectioi^ ior ttniint: m w
rho.M1 at,lending, were: Mesdame.v«
\ii,.d iit'vvi,-., )>ewey tiijii)and4 boil
| \ unj;, i,oius StricKiaml, VV. \\ . Trice,
| \n . Vi. VVienke, . 11. Flowers, t iyih
; 1 )uma.Nt c!)iarley Let/, II- 1%. v.arr,
| io rl>ert Kiun, U. II. 1 l.ucia'bed, .). H.
rtimphrey, ciyoe Clrice, Montz, lieno
1 lie itenl>erKer; Misses llazej and
| Oertie 'IVice, Ddine VVienke, Kuth
cock, ami Nora Kllen Ivllioi-t.
v>W) fiLOin II41> CM'H rAUTV
Til AT b<nh the seller and the con*
•o a r benefit by advertising.
• ♦ •
NN lie*i competition is keen, WiM
im;-;mvs concerns double their adver-
ti-;:i^-V and be the business.
The nio.st prosperouij and progress-
ive business concerns are heavy «d-
vejt; rr.s because it iH the greatest.
aid in increasing their sale^.
Ii,.- In-si .selling- efforts are always
linked with, ailvertisii^j.
• ♦ •
When the public buys service or
merelt.-ifidi.se from the buaineSg « •
ce.ni:- that advertise, they get tlM
best iuerchundl.se and m'rvice mfi.
« • •
The..- businoss concerns bt>li«we In
«-lliiiK merchandise that aatifloK,
Th.-y carry <juallty R-oods that can
a-, more than inferior merchandise.
You ciin save
by buying lulvwrtked
vol siioi'ld (jet THE HABIT
<>!•' hi 'a ding TI1K ADS! THKT
HIMN(I OPPORTUNITIES TO YOtfft
door i-:vi:i:v day.
• • #
!'. K. SCNATOR FRANCIS t.
M AI .OX I: v, ()K OONNECTICBf,
"I know of no more nonnt) Of i
bl.. kind of udvertislMf than'
which is afforded by the
"Thin method of currying the> I
I li.luy nijiht May Hi, the Old Olor) | ,.i(.e of individual,, or col"
borne demountialien duh entertained the coiwuming public has
with ii -i2 tournument hi. the school
liousi'. Thirteen tnhles for 42 were
in rallied In the lonjf hall, which wa ■
>i. coftit.Hi with pot. plants. After
w-vernl ksidm were played punch and
cake wan nerved to a number of Ak
permont and Old Glory Kucwt?. High
■rore awardn were praaented to Mrs.
Charley 1*1* and Mr. J. It. Pumphrey,
till'.- that l„ miwinir in nrr manjr 1
j kinds of a.h-ertisfr*. It goes <Mt<
a jK-rfect roKtilarity and M B
regular new„ oriraiv It is
"1 have a humble in
praaa afforda i
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Hudspeth, Hylton F. The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 37, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 23, 1935, newspaper, May 23, 1935; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth126896/m1/1/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stonewall County Library.