The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 43, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 6, 1937 Page: 3 of 4
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THE ASPERMONT STAB
Wore Prince Alberts
In the "nifty nineties," most
United States senators wore Prince
Alberts. The frock coat was a sym-
bol of statesmanship and a beard
was the mark of a man of maturity
Jenny Lind's Grave
Jenny Lind, the Swedish nightin-
gale, is buried in Malvern, England.
Lets Talk iMCIothes
JO demand tbat
gas-forming conditions, sow
stomach, belching and flato-
Unce. Nyai ANTACID
Powder does the job quickly.
TWO SIZES 50c -M .00
Ceo. C. Kenady Drug
ASPRRMONT — PEACOCK
Denton, May 4— Spring- formals
are breaking out all over the country,
and from everywhere comes the cry
"llow can 1 he different?" Standard-
ization of the evening silhouette this
so; .son mean that d • ail."; uione ca n
decide wehther a drejo shii.es in a
crowd n>- is ela-se<' as 'the usual
Those who like ih - ultar-. imple,
.-■ -.all-w is'ed, full snirted dancim
. . ;.ii i-nul.l try on.; of the sheer,
iiooded capes for newness. Over a
dress of taffeta or some other crisp
i!iaieival, a filmy wreath of chiffon,
loosely gathered, invisibly fastener
at the neck, framing the fac; so.*t<>\
and hanging in irregular folds al-
most to t^e floor, is good foi thai ef-
fectively wistful look.
Marquisettes, organzas, nets, mous-
seline de soie and other cloudy mater
iuis are iiest set off hy tricky little
taiTeta mess jackets or by loose, big
sleeved coats with four or five pleats
or gore in back, usually finger-tip
l"H<:th. So far as the dress itself in
Of Texas Highway
LET'S DELIVER MARRIAGE
FROM IT "FRIENDS'
If you want a good crop, plant good seed.
I have some little-leaf Bonnet which is a
drouth resisting cotton.
Also have some Kasch these seed are
first year seed and tested by the State.
R. E. Johnson
: HAMLIN, TEXAS
Seed stored next to Geo. Howard Grocery.
We wish to thank the people of Stonewall
county for the fine business you have given
us the past months. We hope to have the
pleasure of serving you often in the future.
C. O. Davis Poultry Farm
Sealed proposals for constructing
11.791 miles of Grading, Drainage
Structures and Select Material from
Swenson to the Kent County line on
Highway No. 18, covered by Federal
"Vid Project No. 5G1-E in Stonewall
County, will be received at the State
Highway Department, Austin, Texas,
until 9:00 A. M., May 14 1937, and
then publicly opened and read.
The attention of bidders is direct-
ed to the required special provisions
covering subletting or assigning the
contract, the selection of labor, and
hours and conditions of employment.
Kxcept as otherwise specified, the
inimum wages paid to all laborers,
workmen or mechanics employed on
this contract shall be Seventy Five
(75c) Cents per hour for "Skilled La-
bor", Forty-Five (45c) Cents per
hour for "Intermediate Grade Labor,
and Thirty-Five (35c) Cents
hour for "Unskilled Labor."
Attention is directed to the special
provisions, included in the proposal
to insure compliance with the reouire-
ment of House Bill No. 51 of thd
Forty-Third Legislature of the State
TyPe of ^Prevailing Prevailing
i aborer, Minimum Minimum
Workman, Per Diem Hourly
or Mechanic Wage (Based Wage
on an Eight Late
(K) Hour Work-
Skilled Labor $ G.00 $ .75
Grade Labor 3.60 .45
I nskilled Labor 2.80 .35
For the classification of particular
positions under the above types of
I aliorcrs, Workmen, or Mechanic. .
ee the Required Special Provi. ions.
"I'he above prevailing minimum
wage rates shall govern on this con-
tract. Overtime and legal holiday
work shall be paid for at the regular
A local employment agency from
which the Contractor shall obtain em-
ployment list will be designated prior
to the award of contract. Plans and
pecifications available at the office
of W. A. French, Division Fngineer,
Abilene, Texas, and State Highway
Department Austin. Lsual rights re
Wichita Falls Record-News—
It is just about time for someone
to remove the growing impression
that the ideal marriage is a species
of glorified strip-tease act. Marriage
as an institution has taken many a
beating, in the long course of his-
tory; right now it is taking a worse
kicking around from its friends than
its enemies ever tried to hand it.
Just recently, for instance, a musi-
cal comedy queen announced that
chorus girls make the best wives.
Why ' Iieacau.se they are alwayiS ileal, |
trim and seductive: their hair is
aiv.ays waved and their noses
•'•iway.. powdered; and their
never, never show.
Shortly before that, we had a na-
tional picture magazine offering a
series of photos designed to show
I .vivos how to disr^oe without shock-
ing friend husband's ostlvtl
b.lities, the pictures being posed by
some blond esthete from a burlesque
And, paving the way for these de-
monstrations, we have had whole
reams oi advice in the women's mag-
./.ines, lovi lorn columns, and sirnilai
-pots, all piping in the same tune. If
your husband leaves you, si art
chasing butterl lies in sonc-otlv eh
To give away only what you can-
not use is the worst form of charity.
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The poorest boss is he who exhibits
the greatest authority.
FEED & SEED
Wo cairy a full line of Feed and
S<>ed. See u before you buy.
' has. F. Gibson Stow
He who cheat., another cheats him-
HEAD THE STAR ADS
P. C. NICHOLS, M. I).
Spur, — Texas
R. L. (Less)
backyard, iiV y<>ur own fault.
^ ou must always loot your best
you must always be romantic and
alluring and attractive, you must
bo a siren un a 21-ii«>ui b.t 1
you aren't a hotter uumbei than th«
blond down at the office, th, blond ;
down at the office will h< u,\ the poor
fish just as sure as you are o foot
high. And so on and so on.
And it is about time that someone
whether the average hubby
can possibly b<> as "Teat a jackass as
this line of talk would !■ ad one to
F have move d my shoe repair shop to the
northwest corner of square west of court
house. I invite you to come to see me in this
EVANS' SHOE SHOP
W AT KINS LIN IME N T
Till' WORl D'S LARGEST SELLING LINIMENT. —The satis-
iven for nearly 70 years and the steady demand for it
be finest and fastest selling extract
First Plows of Tree
The first farm plows
of crooked tree br;
worked by man power.
faction it ha
in millions of homes are it
Try WATKINS EXTRACT
in the Nation today.
Watkins products are prepared under the
highest paid specialists in the United State;
materials go into their manufacture.
"I-or Goodness Sake Wait For Watkins-'
R. J. LEDiiiTFTER, Aspermont, Texas
supervision of one of the
and "iiiy the finest raw
Try This Store ... ]
-and you will discover that oi'r store is a ]
most pleasant, convenient and economical S
place to trade.
at Reasonable Prices at
Harvey's Cash Gro. [
"YOUR FOOD STORE"
concerned, highlights which are mak-
ing history with girls at Texas ytate
College for Women are nan ow 01
broad bands of pleats around the
■ aany-yarded hemline, sh.rre ! bodices,
I wers dotted over skirt- and lacs
of bareness except for a low front
A. important as the dress itself i-
tlie slip worn with it. For sheer frocks
a color combination between dress
and sliji will give the smart cham-
eleon effect. For close-fitting cos-
tumes look around for one of the
iipp< r slips that banish all feai ol j
queer bulges in the wrong place*, j
Since transparent fabrics are deli-;
ilely leaders now, this seasons petti-
coats should he as carefully selected .
as those of our grandmothers I
W«. have two good single row cui
tivators will trade for stock. Heifer
Chas. F. Gibsor, Store
W. C. Leavitt
Wishes to announce the addition of a new
credit system to his Jewelry store.
Only a small down payment and the bal-
ance in eas> weekly or monthly payments,
will purchase any article in his store. Posi-
tively 110 extra charg'e for credit as all mer-
chandise will be sold at the Nationally ad-
vertised prices. \\ EAR WHILE YOU PAY.
FINE JEWELRY R. C. A. RADIOS
WATC H RE. AIR SERVICE
When an Aspermont man says
t|)e answer to an argument is as
clear as mud he means that it covers
l.eav,e your laundry at Whit
aker's Barber Shop for the perfect
answer to the problem of getting
away from washing and ironing -
economically, too. K«ep your sell
in physical fitness to enjoy other
Our truck is in Aspermont every
Tuesday and Thursday.
And Dry Cleaners
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fViitt i'1 is (wm iTi'd trw a vTTiTiirwtT'. irv«re
<ltltllltlllHke.nl i -IU-J1 c i |M >fc l< Jl,
nrport, is ciTinp them he-
t*wa 23 *n<l 21 miles per gallon of
rasnlint. It's a good performer, loo
... Ibrtrv oar and seel
TWH, LOOK AT TH£ PBICE . . . And
nralin that yotir present car will
probably more than corer the
vh««le down payment, tearing you
I*** t« pa* an the easily-retired
lulitinr. See Your ford Dtulrr Today.
Tlrtlln mi F<rtiw- i v /.
The Thrifty "60 "
JOYCE MOTOR CO
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Hudspeth, Hylton F. The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 43, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 6, 1937, newspaper, May 6, 1937; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth200328/m1/3/: accessed May 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stonewall County Library.