The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 5, 1936 Page: 4 of 8
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R. Maples, Licensed Embalmer and
MAPLES FUNERAL HOME
HAMLIN & ASPERMONT
-Don't bother to prepare this meal at home.
We have assembled all the good eats for this
occasion and it will be cooked and seasoned
just right. We will be looking for you to pay
us a visit Sunday.
Official Newspaper of Aspermont High School
Clifford Viertel, Editor ttayford Mayfield, Associate Editor
A 11 S.
the home economics bountiful framed etching of Sam
department Houston—ah appropriate subject for
The Home Economics 1 girls have I eiovsnnia! year. Pupils voted l<> |an
finally started on their print pajamas. the picture in study hall.
After so long a time we have learned -
to thread the machine* and make flat- indians disccssed in
fell seams. They also study the color HIGH school
Asperaont'a prise money to
the following boys.
F. J. Smith $8, P. J. Smith $2,
Wade Davis $6.25.Wilburn Ellison ft,
Harold Ward *6, Thomas Abbott II.
B. E. Perdue, manager of Queen
Theatre, gave all the members of the
1935 football squad a free pass to the
S. M. U.-Stamford football (fame that
was given play-by-play on the screen
last Thursday and Friday.
In this column we wish to thank
Mr. Perdue in behalf of the team for
his courtesy and generosity.
am **iy favorable. Sow* J fii^p^:. ,v
are so good in both baseball and *ot
ley ball they will probably ptoy lit
and designs of different kinds of cot-
i' i.ifh school was delighted Monday
when Miss Jtoebuck introduced Rev.
1 he second year class is studying j iimteffleld, who entertained part of
i he characteristics of a taihued dress
A good start by feeding a good baby chick
feed. We have other poultry and stock feeds,
Cull your chickens now to receive highest
Field, Garden and Flower Seed
Aspermont Feed & Produce
and will be ready to begin their tress-
The third year class is working on
their special oceassion dresses and
continuing the study of the home and
On Saturday, March
members of the Home
.no that can do so wii
meeting of district Home
< Uiiis at Haskell.
West Texas' most popular optical special
ist, DR. FRED \i. BAKER, will be at Rasl
Hotel, Wednesday P. M. Only, March 11th.
le claims to have fitted more difficult cases
here than any other specialist. Reference list
too large to publish, but will furnish upon re-
quest. Twenty years service to local people.
The doctor has recently returned from the
east with all the new styles in spectacle wear,
and he says, "When 1 can't fit them, then
they are blind."
■iI MORS AND SENIORS
DECIDE ON BEST CITIZENS
The Senior Class has been rating
their classmates as to how they think
they stand in school citizenship. The
class vote on the live best citizens in
the group were:
Johnnie La Verne Smith,-—First
Tie, Buster Bash, Kipling Braoneti
Clifford Viertel, Third.
Virginia Gamers, Fourth.
Elmo Bookman, f ifth.
The Seniors also wrote good and
bad points of each pupil and eacsi
are to be given to the pupils.
The Juniors decided to rate them-
selves too. The class vote in the Jun-
i..i class was:
■... ■ i: ■ 1 ianko, First.
I .a Vesta Lee, Second.
Alfred Couch, Third.
Edwin Ferrell, Fourth.
Margaret Baugh, Fifth.
JUNIOR CLASS SOCIAL
On Friday, i'-binary, 28, the Jun-
ior Class went to the Hamlin Bridge!
Park on a picnic. For dates girt.-
drew boy's names from a hat. The
class went to the bridge in a dump
truck. Sandwiches, pickles, olives
cookies, and toasted marshmallows,
were the "eats" of the party. After
Uie feast everyone played games
the bridge. The couples present were
I Mary Lois Springer and Ben Smith,
La Vesta Lee and Alfred Couch, Mary
liaugh and L. 11. lioodwin, Louise
(.'raven and George Hanke, and Auda
Vee Reed and Mrs. Eight.
.-.il.NtOKS I.N'l EKTAINED
At Jmocone Harvey's home, Thurs-
day, February twenty-seventh, the
Senior social committee composed of
Imogene Harvey. Ulna Norris, Ray-
ford May tie Id and Joe Lynn Ellison,
entertained the class with a "tacky"
I'.ai'h One; imitated some radio or
cinv'ie tar. such as Zasu Pitts, Betty
oop, Dr. Brinkley, and Hint; Crosby,
l>.:-t.er Rash as Dr. Brinkley, was
chosen as the l>est radio announcer.
The great'-rft difficulty of the entire
party was determining th« tackiest
one there. Shorty Brannyn finally
won out and received the prize.
Refreshments of hot chocolate,
sandwiches and candy were .>erved.
Rev. l.utterfield has been with the
Indians in Oklahoma forty-three
years, with the exception of the last
few years, which he Juts spent in the
Churches and schools telling about In-
dians custom® and habits, lie was a
preacher while living with the In-
dians. He brought with him many
things of interest. Some of these were
an Indian tom-tom, a bow and arrow,
u war bonnet. One of the most inter-
esting was a peace pipe and a tobacco
ar.d sumac laves Back, which was
made of beads, horse hide, cow hide
deer hide and porcupine quils. This
sack and peace pipe over a hundred
years old were used when the Indians
made peace with the Americans in
Arizona. He had also a dress which
ue had secured from an Indian girl.
Mary Jo Stewart exhibited the dress.
Rev. Butterfield said when the
I. . S. first took over the Indian set-
tlements the Indians would not go to
school without being forced. Now ail
the children go and enjoy it. The
children also dress as ail othe.- child-
ren do and also have other customs
I he Seventh -.-rude nnd Miss Brown-
lee were in this high school assembly.
V ROCHESTER PUPIL SPEAKS
In Rochester the huilding is not as
ni'e as the line in Aspermont and the
.-chool rounds are not as well equip-
nod. Rochester has a ;'ood auditorium
At the last Press ( Sub meeting, one
time after another Charles Stewart
revealed his ignorance of passing
events in school, as a result the Club
nad he- nanui changed on the roll c<'
"Rip Van Winkle" Stewart.
In study hail Miss Roebuck disclos-
ed need o! .'la. -e-s that would help
her see farther. Just beyond the end
of her nose was a i*<y she checked
According •> the Civic I'lmtn Mr.
Rail"ha. k * mid 0"t have i chance if
Coach did ive know mure, football.
And what i* to be the use of the ;
Aspermont High has a great inter-
■ st in tennis, although it is a rather
new sport in our school. There are
about fifteen players in all. Thursday
at noon Old Glory brought over a
"ood team of boys and girls. Since
we had had so little experience, we
did not expect to win, but we must
say Old Glory does have experienced
players who show real sportmanship.
We expect to have some other games
Track is the hit with some of the
Aspermont boys. The men who are
considered best will go to Haskell
March 1,3 to enter in some track
events there. There are about twelve
men out. but a greater number is ex-
Playground ball is a good sport for
girls. It seems that many are inter-
ested. The senior girls play against
the juniors. Junior girls intend to
enter the County Meet. High school
juniors played grammar school jun-
iors and wre defeated by a score of
19-3, but they are still ready to go
fur their motto is victory.
The senior girls will play Volley
ball in the County Meet. We hope
AGGIES LOSE TO TU8COLA
On Saturuay, February 87,
Daggett took Clifford Viterei,'
Abbott, Joe Lyirn Elliaon, Weafoy
Bobbins, and Rayfoni Mayfield to
Abilene to play basket ball at an P.
F. A. Tournament. Thelr game, which
was with Tuscola, ended with a More
of 50-16 in favor of Tuscola, the win-
ners of the tournament Teams of
Abilene. Tuscola, Winters, Content,
Bradshaw, Haskell and Aspermont
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try the Doeter'e suoranteed preecrlpUo*
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dare or motley beck. Ouaranteed OtaUB
MM* ealjr M ft deea at OnmlaUb
a library of many interesting
. There we had a different tea
for every,subject. There were
■"o(i pupils in the school. In
■ster c had a irood school, but
I shall like the otie in A -
t ' i:mentary
■< HOOI, REPORTS
M:; . ■.rest and Mrs. Yarborough
"e;e visitors to the First grade last
week. I'he first grade was also enter-
■ lined by a play presented by the
The second grade elected Martene
'■nest ris the "Librarian." The boys
of tin: second grade have been very
(itisy and intersted in the making of
their bird houses. The following pu-
le!- received reading certificates:
.dar ene Guest, Enimett Knowles,
■i!id Betty Lowry.
The third grade is very grateful |
tn have every one back in school with
the exception of one. Charles Harvey
i i d (si - reading certificate last
1'he following received reading cer-
tificates in the fourth grade: Martha
i fancis Reese, Addie McCoy, Myra Jo
Wharton and S. C. Whitaker.
The fifth grade boys are thrilled
with the .starting of track practice.
Dry Salt Meat
Dry Salt Joles
Pure Pork Sausage
Pure Cane Syrup -
Lots of other Specials — Come and see
board Mr HagKet j u;e class under
ASPEIt iONT VT THE
ABILENE CALF SHOW
A., the Abilene Calf show there
were seven schools represented: As-
permont. Abilene, Tuscola. Bradshaw,
Winters, Content, and Haskell. The
crawl champion calf came from Tub
cola aanil sold for twenty-five cents
•i pound. The ciand champion milk
i-'d calf came from Content and sold
lor ten and a half cents a pound. The
crand-chnmpiHii calf under 700 lbs.
tai.ie from Abilene and suld for thir-
teen cents a pound.
Wade Davis', calf placed fotirUi In
the nulk fed group. Harold Ward's
i.alt placed fifth.
VVil'ouni Ellison'* pi.«..«d seventh in
CLEANING --- PRESSING ALTERING
Hats Cleaned and Blocked
Ladies can order a Manish Styled Coat,
tailored to measure with cloth or a skirt.
Priced Reasonably. A selection of several
hundred samples of popular colors.
Phone 92 — Call for and Deliver
made in Agriculture? And where
Mr«t Kitrhi's baehal'tr she . plonnlnr j and
tor In the Home Era. II! i.'«s >n . t teenih
en hundred pounds.
Smith'.* placed -evi>nth, ftfth
i nth, and Thomfc* Abbott M-
in the o ven to nine hundred
i pound clans.
HICiH s< MOOI. j Asjteniiont lioya did not enter
RECEIVES ETCHING their m the aoetian ring h-
Thio week the Star EnaraMng Cam- j cause of tiie U w bidding.
panv with wham the high wheel hae j The judge a* W. I~ 8111*
made Smktr ring contract. MM a* the Animal
FAT STOCK SHOW
KOOEO AiMAi HOliSE SHOW
March mth to zzmi
i' irst Class - $8.80 jj Coach —
On Sale bmily )0 Day Limit
Week-end Coach Fares |U8
Do not fad to net, the World'« Greatest Skew of This
While Trav«ling~ Travel SAFKI.Y
and COMFORTABLY via
Fort Worth ami Denver City Railway
The Wichita Valley Railway
FOOTBALL PI-ANS FORMULATED
At a meeting held at Stamford
February 20, in which Aapermont was
represented by G. D. Railsback, prin-
cipal of Aspermont High school, and
Coach B. L. Blackburn, an Intarschol-
astic l.eairue Commission was elected
with Mr. Johnson, superintendent of
Stamford schools, Chairnutn, and con-
sisting of Superintendents Breedlova,
Haskell; Connell, Anson; Green,
Hamlin; and Clark, Rule.
A new Interscholastic District
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Hudspeth, Hylton F. The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 5, 1936, newspaper, March 5, 1936; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth126937/m1/4/: accessed May 27, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stonewall County Library.