The Alto Herald (Alto, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 42, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 13, 1930 Page: 1 of 8
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The Alto Herald
F. L. WEIMAR. EDITOR AND OWNER
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE $1.60 THE YEAA.
THE ALTO HERALD, ALTO, TEXAS; FEBRUARY 13, 1930
FORMER ALTO BOY
State papers carried the news
item Monday that J. T. Terrell,
of Del Rio, had been sworn in
as a member of the legislature
from Valverde county, to fill
the vacancy caused by the res-
ignation of former Representa-
tive Roger Thurmond of the
Mr. Terrell is the son of
George B. Terrell of Alto, pres-
ent Commissioner of Agricul-
ture, and if he proves as pro-
ficient in his duties as his dad
E L. RANEY'S FATHER RED CROSS NURSE T. J. LANDRUM DIED H. J. BROWN ANNOUNCES
DIED AT CUSHING FINISHED WORK TUESDAY | , SUDDENLY TUESDAY FOR COUNTY ATTORNEY
Friends of Mr. E. L. Raney MJrs. Henrietta Ablard, Red: Ifriends throughout this sec- The Herald is authorized
of Alto will regret to hear of Cross Nurse, who has been ac- tion were shocked Tuesday this week 'to make the an-
the death of his father, the sad tively engaged in health work! afternoon when the sad news nouncement of Mr. H.T. Brown
event occuring at Cushing Sun- in Alto during the past six(of ®e death of T. J. Landrum of Jacksonville, as a candidate
day. The following news con- weeks, finished her time here, of fthe Lynch Chapel com- for the office of County At-
cerning his death appeared in Tuesday and left yesterday mu pty was announced. torney of Cherokee county,
the Nacogdoches Sentinel Mon- morning for Jacksonville where J fccle Tom, as he was known Mr. Brown is well known in
day: she will be engaged in the same by * large acquaintance, made Alto and immediate vicinity, as
P. T. A. HOLDS
The Parent-Teachers Associa-
tion held its regular meeting
Thursday afternoon at the
school building. Twenty-five
members and one visitor were
The meeting was opened by
the President with song and
prayer. Reports of committees
and reading of the minutes
N. L. Raney, 83, veil known work for the next six weeks. | no Complaint of bad health, he was superintendent of the
citizen of Nacogdoches county Mrs. Ablard's work in Alto j and had just arose from the A'lto public schools at one time.
residing at Cushing, died at the has been very outstanding, and, tabk of the noon day meal at Since that time he has attended j followed." Mrs" Tom Kennedy's
family home, Sunday morning, the time and money spent in his1 home Tuesday and picked the State University and grad-j ro0m took the prize for having
""" getting her here has been well u^-the daily paper to read uated with honors in the pro- the most mothers present and
February 9, following an ill ..
ness that extended through spent, the only regret being
in the public office, he will'npany months. Funeral and in- that she could not stay
surely satisfy his adopted home j termeht was at Douglass Mon- longer period of time.
county citizenship. j day morning at 11 o'clock and
j the ceremony was in charge of
I Rev. Tom Honea, old time
BROUGHT HOME TODAY
. " h„e suddenly gasped and fession of law. : win be allowed to keep the pic-
for a died before anyone could reach He has also served this coun- ture until next meeting It was
him. ty as a member of the legisla- decided to let the children
Her work has been prin-i wr. Landrum had been a life ture, and proved himself to bei adopt a room "Mother." This
cipally with school children,I lo® resident of Lynch Chapel, very efficient in that capacity. p]an j8 a very interesting one
getting them educated to the,be|i? 72 years old, and was one He is well qualified to fill the and will increase the attend-
the deceased. The proper food to eat, exercise to'ojfafhe old pioneers who had office of County Attorney of ance.
| deceased was born in Louis- be had and care of teeth and hWped to make his community this county, and solicits your i "Founders Day," which is
, 1 iana and came to Texas when ether parts of the body. Many "Vnst it is today. His friends in support for this office. He in- the National birthday of the
Arthur Brooks, who was very youngi settling near Cush- children in the school have this section were many. :ind tends to make a thorough can- p. t. A., will be observed with
carried to the Jacksonville ban- jng where he has since made been individually selected and he "will be sadly missed not only vas of the county and see as a party and program on Feb.
itarium last Sunday, Buffering ^jg home. Those who know their faults corrected as far as in his immediate community, many of the voters as possible, 20th. Everyone is invited. A
from a bad case of Erysipelas, | state that he settled there, could be done. Parents have j but by many of the Alto sec-, and asks that should he fail to jvery entertaining program has
had sufficiently improved to be about the year 1883> His wife1 been advised of the defects of | t B, as he was a weekly visitor see you, that you give his can- been planned and refreshments
1907. The following their children and the proper] t
brought home today, which j died m
will be good news to his many| cj1jj(qren mourn his going! method of correction given,
friends. , , . . away: G. A. Raney of Nacog- many of whom have taken ad-
Mr. Brooks is chief mechanic doches, Dr. L. W. Raney of vantage of the free diagnosis
of the Pearman Garage, and. Houston, E. L. Raney of Alto,j of ' their children and have
his good natured face is being, Ella Worsham of Lilbert,' placed them under the proper
missed by the auto public at jirg Hattie Thomas'" of Nat.1 medical authorities.
i ^ w«Pfr!oLP«, whivV i«8nhmft He was a member of the BaP" i Special emphasis was placed
! u Ai ! tlst church> a splendid man and ! Upon the care of children's
Inn Ho hHir nn fW c,tlzen' who wil1 be sorely teeth and eyes, as these are two
soon be back on the job again. missed ln the community where 0f the most important things
he has lived
i wrought so well.
Gulf State Tomato Plants
ready now and next week.
J. D. McEnery,
Phone 14-2 Rings.
Meet me at
tival for an evening
long and that should be corrected in chil- j
| Mrs. Ablard was very thor-
the Gipsy Fes-j ough in her work, and all of j
of thrills , the children learned to become
very devoted to her during her
six weeks course at the Alto
High School. It is to be hoped
WE HAVE THE AGENCY FOR THE
Have a large shipment of Lamps and Repair Parts that
should have been here several days ago. V
Every Home, Church and School should be equipped
with this Lamp where you do not have electric power.
REMEMBER WE DO NOT CHARGE CHURCHES AND
SCHOOLS ANY PROFIT
We are only too glad to give this little service on any-
thing that we stock, or can be any help in getting any-
thing that you might need for either.
W. M. THOMAS
Everything in Hardware and Furniture
j seniore:^. program
Ltown and always found a! didacy your most careful con-1 wju be served. A huge Birth-
, dy welcome here. sideration, and should you vote! day cake glowing with brightly
■ Funeral services were con-! for him, he will appreciate it hued candles will be a feature
diicted at the Lynch Chapel , very much. of the occasion. An invitation
church yesterday afternoon at, ; has been extended to the Par-
3:30 with interment in the GIPSY FESTIVAL ent-Teachers in the adjoining
Lynch Chapel cemetery, j communities and it is hoped to
the service being under the I a delightful entertainment have a good number present,
local pastor, Rev. Condrey, js to be presented Tuesday Further announcements will
with interment in charge of evening Feb. 18th, by the Alto appear in next week's Herald.
Pox & Allen Funeral Directors. School Band, according to It was also voted to hold a Ba-
| plans formulated over a month zaar on Friday before Easter.
METHODIST CHURCH aK° by the Band organization. Pies, Cakes, Candy. Eggs, But-
I This project has been under ter find Fancy Work will be
... ,, n.An c waV f°r some time, but no offered for sale. Last but not
H <«frvi rn, !! "Wh t Positive announcement has least was the reading of the fi-
aay ine l^nurcn. wnat is been given out on account of nancial report which was very
,|neant by Church as a Bib- the many other attractions and gratifying to all present.
as a Bib _ ^
jlical t'irm? When and by whom jnc]ement weath*er.
gwas the Church organized. Is This splendid program
that she will be returnedI to(ti„ Church some one religious 1 ^f a Band Review Glee MRS" JOHN SMiTH
Alto again next year, as her. domination? And other ques- g£b and the^jouy ClownJ ' mm at
services have proved satisfac-J ti :1r —:n — —J ^—'*■ Vluu a"u "IC juhj vjiuw™,
DIED AT FOREST
torv to the fullest ex-tent inif' i'I T'" be answered. Don t ciosjng wjth the "Gipsy Fes
toryto the fullest extent in fc.Jo hear this sermon Corns; tival>, in full costume and tam.
tin me for Sunday School at hnrinea
Sen^pr and Hi-Leagues at
<3fe0 rth., and evening and itS director are in need
Ship at 7:30. Visitors invited.
Subject: Lesson®from John's
. in the town, or if your church
Leader—Jimmie Netters. 1 is not havin« service' come
Scripture Reading—1 John worsThiP ™th.
Friends in this section will
regret to hear of the death of
This well organized orches-
I and its director are in need
II you have no church home SSSi?wnf Fu"""1
- - -«S %■£give hii . t
aud,ceipts. They are ever striving
terment at the Wells cemetery
You do not have to book fertilizer with1 us. We keep it
in stock for your convenience.
We handle all grades of fertilizers but know that
Swift's Red Steer 8—4—4 is the best fertilizer made for
tomatoes and truck. This fertilizer contains five different
sources of nitrogen and no other fertilizer with the same
analysis compares with this.
S. H. DORSEY & SON
The palace Cafe
a it s aa pleasure to
Extends a cordial invitation to
Mr. and Mrs. R. D. BotHwell
To lunch next Sunday, Feb. 16 between the
hours of 11:30 and 1:30 p. m.
J. D. Sartain Filling Station
Beat Tire* and Lowest Prices.
REPAIR WORK AND
Gulf Gas. No-Nox Motor Fuel
'Fix Tires While Yon Wait."
259 . Phones 260
1. Why is it necessary for us
to abide at all times in the
truth of the gospel?—Angus
2. Why is it that the world is
unable to recognize Christians
as children of God? (See Uohn
3. Like whom will Christians
eventually be? (See 1 John 3:
2)—Sarah Claude Lyon.
4. Why is it necessary for the
Christian to hold fast to the
truth as it is in Christ Jesus, ir-
respective of what the opinions
of others may be?—F. L. Wei-
5. Can one manifest divine
love in his life if he fails to let
Christ abide in his life through
the truth?-—Jack Lyon.
J. C. Huddleston, Pastor.
intlUtlL^L\hlT,PPnaSinvin°Pr under the direction of Fox &
| entertainment as well as bene- A1]en> , , funera, directors.
ficial to those who take part
j This group of happy workers
WHEREAS, there has re-1 are also allowing their patron-
cently been established an I is ^ splendid Country
neing run in the +own of Alto, Store, as the closing feature of
a Pool Hall, in defiance of c::d this show. Look over the ar- vu
in an effort to evade the Slate ticles on display in the spacious j 4 rjnjrS on nt
law prohibiting the running of wmdQW of the Alto State Bank
Pool Halls in the State of, and read the poster.
Texas and 1 ■
WHEREAS, a protest signed Why buy a monument from
by more than a hundred of the an Agent . You can drive to
best citizens of the town of our shop and pick from actual
Alto, was presented to operator monuments—not pictures. Save
of said Pool Hall, and is being the agents commission and get
JUNIOR B.Y.P.U. PROGRAM
Subject: Friends of Long
The value of friends—Lois
David and Jonathan—Tom
Ruth and Naomi—Alice B.
The Good' Samaritan—Mary
Mary, a friend of Jesus—Joy
How may we be friends of
Jesus: John 16: 14—Janice
Two Grecian Friends—Jim
The greatest love—Eva Lee
Conclusion— Mrs. White-
Every member be present
and bring some one with you.
Do your daily Bible Resding.
Stove wood, good yellow
pir.e, 24 feet, at $5.00 per cord.
ignored by him,
THEREFORE, be it resolved
that we, the Board of Stewards
of the Methodist Church of
Alto, Texas, assembled this,
the sixth day of February,1930,
do hereby declare ourselves un-
compromisingly in favor of
law enforcement of every kind
and against outlawery of all
THEREFORE, further: that
we pledge ourselves and each
other and all good citizens of
Alto that we will not relent
our efforts to get rid of said
Pool Hall till it is closed and
all fixtures moved away.
Be it further resolved that a
copy of these resolutions be
placed on the church minutes,
and they be published in the
A. E. Danheim, Chairman.
Gus Rounsaville, Secretary.
W. M. S. MEETS
Gould Monument Works,
Give and get full value
The Gipsy Festival
Alto School Band Benefit.
Have tomato plants now
ready for cold frame. Phone
E. (E. Roark.
TOMATO PLANTS "
Ready for cold frame next
week. $4.00 per 100. Phono
or see Mrs. A. Wilson.
Ready for cold frame be-
tween 20th and 25th of Feb-
ruary. Phone or see
In the home of ML-s. R. R.
Stribling on Monday afternoon,
the Women's Missionary So-
ciety of the Methodist Church
met for a short business session,
followed by a program in
charge of Mesdames Watters
and Shattuck, which was very
interesting and full of inspira-
At the close of the program,
lovely refreshments of heart
shaped sandwiches and hot
chocolate were served and the
social part cf the meeting was
Reduced Price on Ford
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Weimar, F. L. The Alto Herald (Alto, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 42, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 13, 1930, newspaper, February 13, 1930; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth214537/m1/1/: accessed July 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stella Hill Memorial Library.