The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 31, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 11, 1937 Page: 2 of 4
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"THE ASPERMONT STAB
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The Aspermont Star
Published Every Thursday
At Aspermont, Texas
HYLTOJtf F. HUDSPETH, Editor
Entered as second-class matter at the
postoffice at Aspermont, Texas, under
the act- of March 3, 1879.
Any erroneous reflection upon Che
character, standing or- reputation of
any person, firm or corporation will
be gladly corrected upon being called
to the attention of the publisher.
One Year ——
Peacock School News
By MYRA SAMFORD
tie at the
AWARD TO REPORTER
An award will be made to the best
reporter to t^e Lariat for this school
year according to announcements I
made before the reporters in a gen-
eral meeting Friday. Mr. Appleton
and Miss King who helps sponsor
the paper, discussed the plan with
the students. A plaque on whic^ the
name of the best reporter will be
written will probably be placed in
the high school study hall, £.nd each
year the name of the best reporter
will be added to the list, Plans also
are being made for an entertainment
for the press club.
Students who are eligible for the
award are. Lotc'e l!el!t McMillan,
Evelyn lvluting, Myra Sanford, Mary
Alice Earl, Artie Bilbrey, Dorothy
Eaton, Florence McMillan, J. B. Mar-
tin, Lloyd Marlow, Sam Clements
and Leonard Wood.
SUBJECTS SINCE MID-TERM
Since Mid-term, several new sub-
jects have taken the place °'
term courses. Texas History which
is being taught to the senior class,
and the junior girls, has replaced
civil government. The senior class
has taken up the study of Economics
instead of business arithmetic- The
latter subject is now being taught
the ninth grade in the place of Alge-
bra 11. The ninth grade will study
the last half of Aligebra II their sen-
BASKET BALL GAMES
Thursday evening our hoys and
girls wer0 visitors in the Jaylon gym
The girls' score was a
close of the first quarter.
first quarter the .Tayton
the 'ea(* an<* won 29-17.
The boys' game was one of the
best and most exciting games the
boys have played this year. It was
nip and tuck all the way, with one
ahead then the other. In the closing
minutes of the game Jayton made
two goals. The whistlte blew then,
giving them a 23-18 victory.
'The Aspermont gymnasium was
the scene of another county cham-
pionship game between the Peacock
boys and the Aspermont boys, Friday
evening. The first string played the
entire game, piling up 51 points and
holding the Aspermont boys to 11.
Mr. De Berry, principal of the Rule
high school was the referee.
J. W. Craft was high poi/nt man of
the evening with 16 points.
The freshman class had a party in
the high school gymnasium Wednes-
day evening, February 2. Each stud-
ent invited someone, Mrs. Boyd, their
sponsor said. After the games were
completed, the students went to the
Movies to Teach Kids Baseball
YOUNG America will learn the flne
points of the national game
through moving pictures this year,
for the new official American League
baseball film "Heads Up Baseball,"
I* ready for distribution to schools
and sand-lottera Here William S.
Mcl<ean llrectot of advertising for
the Flahoj 3odv division. General Mo
tnd William Hamrige, Uaague
president, examine the first reeL
McLean's organization will distrib-
ute scores of copies of the fllrs to
schools, clubs, social and fraternal
organizations for free study. AireackJ
nearly a hundred organizations "
written the Fisher Body division
IVrtroH to book showings
spring brings the familiar crack «i •
to every snnrMot.
i£XAS Stats Cotteat
You cannot substitute paint for
t t t
Be a good animal, but don't be a
t t t
The pessimist thinks lie is about to
wear out the holes in his pants.
The NU S!
We now sell the line of "BETTER
MAID" Hosiery—pretty, silk, full-
ashion. None better for the money.
Ohas. F. Gibson Store.
I> C. NICHOLS, M.
Spur, — Tex4
Why not try Harvey's the next time you
shop for groceries. Remember we are al-
ways on the job — willing and anxious to
serve you. You'll find a hearty welcome
every time you visit us.
Harvey's Cash Gro.
"YOUR FOOD STORE"
GEO. H. BRADSHAW
The whole town's agog about the service—
most finicky diners are pleased with the
menu. We will be glad to have you call and
TRY OUR COFFEE
We specialize in taking care of your car by
servicing it in the manner in which you de-
sire it done — the correct way.
CONOCO PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
As you prefer it done
With High-Pressure Guns
Home Economics room for refresh-
ment. Mr. Cook was on hand to en-
joy a cup of hot chocolate and a
piece of cake. Everyone reported a
p;ood time, at least it was something
extra for the freshman class, so they
LEAGUE SOCIAL AT
l'HE METHODIST PARSONAGE
The Methodist young people were
entertained Monday night at the
Methodist parsonage. There were 21
young people there and the party
was carried out in Valentine style.
Maggie and Jiggs came to the party;
but Maggie 'eft her rolling pin at
home and had a grand time. Other
characters were represented there
such as Nina O'clock, monkeys, Dick
Powell and many others. After the
games and business meeting was
completed everyone was served hot
chocolate and cake. Everyone report-
ed a good time and urge other young
people to come and join them.
ANTICS OF ANDREW
The Methodist Missionary Society
is sponsoring this play on the night
of March the Fifth. Don't forget it
and remember come prepared to
iaugh, forget your false teeth and
false whig because you will laugh
once more long and loud.
The characters of Antics of An-
drew are as follows:
Prunela-—a darky cook—Jack Pat-
terson; Andrew Browne — Millard
i'ownsend; Aletha—in love with An-
evv Browne—Polly Caldwell; Julia
) Joy ton—a young college flapper-
Vivian Raford; Betty Boynton—an-
other college ilapper and her sister—
Armine Walker; Dean Boyton —
Doode Tarpley; Jacques — French
salet—Bill Walton; Uncle lssac—a
millionaire from New Zealand—Ray-
mond McGough; Rev. Doolittie — a
man of mystery—Wilburn Hughes;
Miss Prunella—in love with the Dean
Boynton — Lottie Belle McMillan;
Willie Waldo — a pal of Andrew
iJrowne—Carl Baker; Harold Waldo
I—A. 0. Bethany—another Pa' °* ^n"
drew Browne; Detective, Kenard
Dowdle; his shadow—Bob Clack.
Come and see Andrew Browne,
when he learns he must be a married
man and have a mother-in-law in
lit'teen minutes. Will his pals stand
by him in this great emergency ?
What wi,ll Aletha think when she
learns that he is a married man, or
is he really married? ? ? Julia and
Hetty are invited to a birthday party
but where have the boy friends dis-
appeared too ? At this birthday din-
ner a "jam" like you have never read
about or heard about takes place.
There's everything in this "ANTICS
OF ANDREW", love, mystery, fun,
fights, singing, music, proposals, and
everything else including things you
had never thought of.
Miss Mildred Samford was a visi-
tor in Peacock last week end.
Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Craft were
visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
J. W. Matthews last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Liles visited her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Daniels
this week end.
lx>na Vaughan, Clara Vaughn, Es-
lelle Criswell, Anna Bell Kieth spent
the week end at thg home of Alene
and Artie Bilbrey.
Mr. Williams, the depot agent,
.spent las(, week end in his home at
Erma Jane Stewart visited in her
home last weejj end.
Rev. Clint McMillan and family
.vere visitors in Rule last Friday.
Jean Kluting visited in her home
at Double Mountain last week end.
Mrs. L. C. Woods has returned to
her home from a visit in Abilene.
Beuford Galloway has started to
school again. He has been out of
school almost a year.
Mr. Cook made us a talk in the
-tudy hall Tuesday morning; James
Stewart and Ray Coplen, he said,
'had improved more than any one
this first semester.
Mr. and Mrs. Clack, Myra Samford,
and Mrs. S. B. Lawrence were visi-
tors in Stamford,Tuesday.
HASKELL CO. FARM FOR SALE
150 acres—100 acres in cultivation,
rest in good grass. Small house,
barn. Tank and well water. Price
$22.50 per acre. $1126 in cash, bal-
ance on terms. Will give possession.
See or write A. D. English, Haskell.
Office over Haskell National Bank.
Some people depend more on their
clothes than on themselves.
Auto Repair Work
I have opened an auto repair shop one
block east of Marr's Service Station on the
school road. When you need repair work, I
will greatly appreciate your consideration.
General Auto Repairing And Overhauling
DAVIS "CHAMPION" CHICKS
Net $80.00 a Box
Why ?—Because 10 years in the Egg Laying Contests have proven
their ability to lay. Hundreds of our customers tell us that their
Davis Hens have averaged 17 to 20 dozen eggs per hen per year.
They will do it for you too.
In the end our chicks r.re the cheapest chicks you can possibly
buiy because it costs no more to feed an Egg-Bred chick than a
common chick of unknown egg laying ability. Buy Davis Chicks
this year and make twice as muc), money this fall.
Special Prices for January and February
Drop us a card for price list.
C. O. Davis Poultry Farm
MM AS J VST BEEN BUILT
It has never occurred before in auto-
mobile history that 25 million cars of
one make, bearing one name, have
been manufactured under one man-
agement. The 25,(100,000th Ford car
rolled off the Ford Rouge Plant pro-
duction line on January 18, 1937.
25 million ears since 1903 . . . more
th an one-third of all the cars ever
built . . . enough cars to transport the
entire population of the United States.
The figures represent a remarkable
contribution to the social welfare, the
industrial stability and the general
progress of our country.
People respect Ford efficiency. They
know Ford uses fine materials, the
best workmanship at good wages, the
most exact precision measurements.
They know these things are passed
along to purchasers in the form of
extra value. Naturally, they like to
do business with such a company.
That is the only reason it has been
required to produce 25 million cars.
Naturally, too, they expect
more of a Ford car, more this
year than last year — more
each year than the year before. They
have every right to. The experience
gained in buildiug 25,000,000 cars en-
ables Ford to produce today a really
superb motor car at a really low price
— with the Beauty, Comfort, Safety
and Performance of much more ex-
The 1937 Ford V-8 combines ad-
vanced design, all-steel const ruction,
extra body room, and brilliant brakes
with a choice of two V-type 8-cylin-
der engines — the most modern type
of power-plant on land, sea, or in
The 85-horsepower engine provides
top performance with unusually good
economy for its high power.
The 60-horsepower engine give*
good performance with the greatest
gasoline mileage ever built into a Ford
ear—and wears the lowest Ford price
tag in years.
People expect more of a Ford car
because it's a Ford — and they get
more, for the same reason. It
is undeniably the quality car
in the low-price field.
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
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Hudspeth, Hylton F. The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 31, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 11, 1937, newspaper, February 11, 1937; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth200322/m1/2/: accessed May 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stonewall County Library.