The Alto Herald (Alto, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 25, 1928 Page: 2 of 4
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By Albert T. Reid
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THE A I.TO HERALD. ALTO, TEN AS. OCTOBER 2.' , 1928.
Is the final day of
dollar rate on the Alto
VALLEY FORGE PLANS TWO MEMORIALS
j Mrs. Nancy Sherron spent
TO BONOR HEROIC SOLDIERS OF 17787 TJZ
I Mr. and Mrs. Jim Tucker of
Library and Non-Denominational Church Will Rise on
Broad Acres Near Philadelphia — Celebration
Arranged for June to Mark 150th Year.
Washington's Headquarter! and
Memorial Arch at Valley Forge.
The Walk Approaching the Arch
Hat Been Chemically Treated.
"ALLEY FORGE, scene of tlie
Continental Army's martyrdom
and heroism in the depressing
0*ys of 1777 and 1778, will furnish the
Jbftckground for a great national ob-
servance of the 150th annlrersary.
Imposing memorials are planned for
the big cantonment outside of Phila-
delphia, chiefly a Washington Memo-
Via' Library and a Washington Memo-
rtal Church, nou denominational.
L While the detail-* for the celebration
[ have not yet been announced, it la
[believed that they will be most com-
tOrehensiva and picturesque, including
I participation first of all by the thir-
I teen original stale* and then by all
I forty-eight state*
| The Washington memorials will rUe
rjbn the site of the Zullcli mansion, tin-
pirtroyed last spring by Are. The Itev
l,W. Herbert Burk, founder and reclor
(•f the Washington Memorial Chapel,
has received assurances of gifts that
I .will make tiio memorials possible.
I His congregation lias bought a site
covering 16 acres for the liulidlngn and
fftn unidentified donor has promised
fluids lor the Library, the cornerstone
Mrs. Fiazier Fiujtut and
^daughters. Anna Fay find Mar-
tha Mr.o, n't s; ?ndin;r "veral
'days in Dallas visiting her sister
Mrs. Pat Vining.
Bertha Mae McConnell spent
Monday night with Clara Mar-
for which will be laid June 19, 192S
as the closing feature of the Sesqui
History only will have a place or
the library shelves. Each state wil>
be represented by works dealing with
the history of that state and the li
brary will have, therefore, 48 alcoves
Valley Forge continues to be ths
center of Interest of thousands anc
thousands of visitors from every sec
tion of the country, as well as froir
Kailror.ds and automobile bus com
panted regularly run excursions to (lit
famous old shrine of patriotism and
on Sundays and holidays even th<
broad acres of Valley Forge are taxed
for space by the huge throngs. In
uddition many visitors travel by prl
vate motor cars over the excellent
roads, kept In splendid condition bv
the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
All roads to Valley Forge run
through a landscape of remarkable
beauty, artists agree, and these roads
are trented, as necessity arises, with
chemicals, especially calcium chloride,
to lay the dust.
Only 32 miles from Philadelphia, the i
shrine has long been one of the favor-
ite objectives for daily excursions for j
1'hiladeIphlanr, as well as for visitors
to that city who have combined the
Valley Forge trip with a tour of other
places of historic interest, such as
Independence Hall, the Betsy Ross
Mouse and other relics of the Revolu-
That Interest is expected to be stim-
ulatcd by the forthcoming celebration.
Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Banks
and family of Rusk, spent Sun-
d y in the H. P. Todd home.
Mr. and Mrs, Vernon Wilson
and daughter of Douglass
spent Saturday night and Sun-
day with Mr. and Mrs. A. A.
I. J. ,
I Douglass, Mr. .and Mrs. El'ton
! Heath and Mrs. Nancy Sherron
'spent a few hours Sunday after-
noon in the Ike Martin home.
Mr. and Mrs. John Standi
and family spent Saturday
night with Mr. and Mrs. Clyde
Mrs. O. W. Martin and chil-
dren spent Saturday night and
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Tidwell of Rusk.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Sheffield
of Zavalla spent the week-end
with the latters parents, Mr.
and Mrs. A. J. Garner.
Mrs. Howard JVTason and chil-
dren spent Sunday afternoon
with Mrs. Bennett Willis.
Sunday is regular Church
Day here so come Sunday
morning and night. Be on time
for Sunday School at 10 a. m,
We will have a special pro-
gram at the B. Y. P. U. Sunday
night at 6:45, as follows:
Dr. A. E. Brown and Baptist
Story: Little Orphan Annie
1. Baptist Foundations Laid
2. Extension of our Mountain
3. Religious Life and Volun-
teers—Mattie Lois Avara.
4. Dr. Albert E. Brown.«First
5. Mountain School Aims—
Mrs. J. E. Quimb.v came injl
Thursday from Dallas where; v.
she has been visiting relativesj|
for the past week. j*
Mr. and Mrs. C. Eddings and, *
daughter of Nacogdoches, | ?
spent Saturday night with Mrs.«
Eddings parents, Mr. and Mrs. «
A. J. Parrish. |*
Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Risinger g
spent Sunday with Mr. andj|
Mrs. C. C. Vining. ||
Miss Velma Wal! was the |
guest of Miss Leomia Parrish [
Mrs. J. B. Page was called to
Oakwood on account of the ill-jf
ness of her mother.
Mrs. A. J. Parrish came in
Saturday from Nacogdoches
County, where she had been
visiting relatives for the past
A number from here attend-
ed the singing at Rusk Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Haws
spent Sunday with relatives at
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Barnes jg
and children, spent Sunday IB
afternoon with Mr. and Mrs.'fii
O. R. Bice. |i
Miss Elna Wall spent Satur- §
day night and Sunday with
Annella Townsend. ■ -
D. C. Haws motored to Dal- .
las Monday i and Mr'°' A- ' Le'ui" to Paj' lor your course with the
Mrs Lee Watkins spent Sat- stram and children, spent the use of your course. A special
Mrs Lee Watkhs spent Sat-'d-ay Sunday in the home of the plan has been consummated
urday afternoon with Mrs. Joe, latt_ers uncle, Mr. Bob Gentry to help young ambitious boys
Mr. Omar Cole and daugh-
ter, spent Thursday with his,
« H H «IK m 'IS U I! K,K IM * K X# & #*** W* 1* feflMWH frfcte* * "«««in
of Brunswick. and girls, young men and young
Master Bill Neal Shattuck of women to go through our
Alto, spent Sunday afternoon school. If you should want to
nni-pnts Mr and Mrs I E ! vith Master Garth Atkinson. | go on to the university or some
0Oje " ' Mrs. Mattie Vassar was the! other school of higher learning
Aire nHeii Hamiitnn ami guest of Mrs. Jno A. Black Sun-! the work done here in most
children spent a few hours day. , cases will be . recognized, and
Wednesday niffht with Mr and! Ml'- and Mrs. W. A. Black with your business training you
Mrs D C Haws. ,Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Black and may work your way through
Miss Freddie Cole spent the children and Mr and Mrs. Tom j the university or if you prefer
week-end with home folks. iBlack visited in the home of | you will be placed by our Em-
Mr and Mrs R A Rogers Mr. Leber Bell of Salem Sunday \ ployment Department in a po-
spent Saturday night with Mr.1 Mrs. Julia Jones is spending j sition as quickly as you
John Rogers, who is very ill. jthis week st Rusk with herj PcidustG,
Miss Ruth Priestiv is spend- son' Mr. Johnnie Holcomb. | You can complete a business
ing the week with her grand- Mr. a"d Mrs. A. B. Lend-j course here with but a very
father, Mr. J. M. Dial at Dial-1 s1'''arn an" children attended small outlay of money and your
vjj]e ' ' | prayer meeting at Holcomb
Mrs. B. Sketers and daugh-! ^'"day night.
ter, spent Saturday afternoon Mrs- Jno. McGaughey visit-
with Mrs. M. A. McKenzie. j Mrs. Jno. A, Black Monday
Everybody is urged to comet afternoon
out to Sunday School and bring I ? ,rs' Arthur Powers and ,
some one with you. also the i children spent a few hours inPon below and send it to us
League Sunday night. -the home of her brother, Mr.!quick. Our special plan will en-
Tempie Black Tuesday after- able us to accommodate only a
success is almost as sure as the
rising of the sun. By enrolling
immediately you will almost be
ready for a nice position by the
first of the year.
Write your name on the cou-
P- T. A. Meeting, Oct. 19
The following officers were
elected for the ensuing year:
Mrs. Nell M. Cole, President;
Mrs. Odell Hamilton.Vice-Pres-
ident; Miss Ira Fay Reed, Rec.
Sec'y; Mrs. D. C. Haws, Cor.
Sec'y. I Mrs. Miles McClain,
Mr. Chester George and
family and Mrs. Gus Miller are
moving to Jacksonville this
week where they will make
Mr. and Mrs. Jno. A. Black
Treas.; Mrs. Leslie Ro8s,i£n , ab/T Vlsited relatives in
Chairman Program Committee; Ru * and Jacksonville Tuesday,
assisting Mrs. Ross are: Mrs. We a*> glad to report that
N. B. Hall, Mrs. O. R. Bice, Mrs.
Luther Bice, Mrs. Tom McClain.,
Mrs. F. M. Sitnmons, Mrs. D. C. ,re. sma11' We ul'ge every
Haws. I body to come and be with us
The next meeting will be a'5ext Sunday at 10 a. m. Next
business session, Nov. 2, at ! ^ '? a'^° our regular
which time all are requested to .,ln" day- Everybody is in-
hand in their dues for the year. |v
The P. T. A. also decided
Tyler Commercial College,
(See Editor of The Herald for
Cabbage Plants as fine as
our Sunday School is getting on|>"011 ever saw.Leading varieties,
nicely, although our crowds! $1-75 per 1000. 500 $1.00.
4t. p. A. S. Croom,
Plant Man, Lufkin, Texas.
unanimously to hold a Box
I We don't follow the under-
ver. <®opy of this mitre
RRGSID6 EOMPAWIOU PAILS Tt>
show up OKI time, jest Houe*
to us over the phowe or.
ev post sard, AkIP wb'U,
start auotmer eopm to
•vou iu less time tmau
IT TAKE? TO READ -rnte <
Supper at the Redlawn School I , 5'ou,r door' but when
building on the evening of Nov. ^'°1' ,ai e ready to buy a monu-
for the purpose of raising funds i/'' ,,"1 ,at. °.ur s.hoP a"d see
to purchase a piano for the'n "lllllents instead of pictures,
school. I n0 convenient for you to
Many interesting and in-'??11 we ^ni ca" on y°u- Save
structive features are being out-'® a^'en
lined by the program commit-
tee for the coming year's work.
Tom Gould Monument Works
"Mark the place with beauty
Mrs. Talmage Black and sons forever." When you need a
and Mrs. Roy Black and daugh-l monument call at our shop and
ters of Alto, spent a few hours, select from the many beautiful
monuments we have—not pic
tures. Buy direct from manu-
facturer and save agents com-
mission. We sell the best only.
Tom Gould Monument Work's
TO THE COLLEGE
in the home of Mrs. W. D. At-
kinson Friday afternoon.
Mrs. Mattie Vassar returned
home Saturday, after a two
weeks visit with her son and
brother, Messrs. Lee Boggs of
Alto and Bob Gentry of Bruns-
Miss Myra Smith of Alto
spent the week-end with Miss
Ima D. Atkinson. There may be any number of
j Mr. V. C. Black and wife of reasons why it was Impossible
i Rusk spent the week-end in the(fo' ou to continue your college
home of his brother, Mr. E. B. i w . k his year. If you are one
j Black. | of i who had to drop out
i Walton Rozelle of Alto spent foi <.ny reason whatever, are
(Saturday night with Homer At- you going to hoist the white
!kinson. flag and acknowledge defeat?
Henry Black of Rusk, spent Not on your life you are not.
the week-end here with homi- If you give up now you are de-
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Powers Why not do this: Enroll i -
were guests f Mr. and Ms. H. mediately with us for an all
en Festival on School M. Black Sunday. rour.-'. business course. We have
Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Atkin- a very special proposition to
son spent the day Sunday Jn t_he offer as many as fifty young
R. C. Allen
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Dallas Morning News
Dallas Semi-Weekly News
II a Howe
Campus Wednesday night, Oct.
31. Auspices of Parent-Teach-
Mcleod |& Robbins
Quick and Efficient
We haul anything at
any time. Two ;rur
always at your : -
DAY PHONES 20
Mynard of Louisiana er Association. Come and bring home of Mr. and Mrs. W. F, Ro- men and women if quick action
Monday to visit hiyhe children. - zelle. is taken which will e^ble you
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Weimar, F. L. The Alto Herald (Alto, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 25, 1928, newspaper, October 25, 1928; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth214487/m1/2/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stella Hill Memorial Library.