The Alto Herald (Alto, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 52, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 2, 1940 Page: 3 of 6
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THE ALTO HERALD. ALTO. TEX s. g [940.
Miss Annie Doris Cote, teacher of
the third and fourth grade work in
schoo!„ was delightfully surprised
Friday when 33 pupils came march-
ing into her room at the noon hour
singing, Happy Birthday to our dear
lovely Miss Annie Doris, and placing
on her desk a targe box of gifts. Each
gift bearing a tag of loving remem-
brance for her untiring xeal in their
behaif. When the gifts had been ad-
mired with words of deep apprecia-
tion, another box was opened, Miss
Annie Doris drying tears of joy from
her eyes, couidn't believe she was
seeing right as Miss Ada Banks and
Mrs. Roach lifted from its depths a
large decorated cake and small cakes
enough to feed a regiment of men.
She was invited to a seat at the heao
of a table surrounded by her pupils.
Miss Ada Banks and Mrs. Roach act-
ing as hostesses for them, serving to
them the cakes and cold Poily Pop.
My! What a thrill it gave them sur-
prising teacher, weaving a chaplet ot
memories to be enshrined in hearts
and mind of this golden hour of
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Goff and Mr.
and Mrs. Ray Durrett and daughter,
were in Nacogdoches Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kirby of Bullard
and Bryant Kirby of Rusk were
week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Lenoard Covington
and children, Geo. Mills and Freda
Jane, of Sandy Point visited relatives
here over the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Worley of
Forest spent the week-end with Mt.
and Mrs. Ezra Thornton.
Mr. and Mrs. Garland Thornton
and daughter of Lilbert, visited over
the week-end with Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Jeff Parrish is slowly re-
covering from a very bad case of
Fred Dickey of Lilbert visited rela-
tives here Saturday.
iMr. and Mrs. Roach went to May-
delle to visit over the week-end.
Mesdames J. A. Allison and J. M.
Allison and her two little daughters,
Rose Ann and Joyce, of Grapevine,
spent Saturday night with their aunt,
Mr. Marvin Fagg, Mr. and Mrs.
Grover Fagg of Jacksonville visited
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy
Mrs. Mark Miller of Houston !;\
spending an indefinite time with her ]
TEXAS PRESENTS JOHN GARNER
Nient the past week with her mother, j
Kate Foster. I
' and Mrs. H. A. Lindsey and
**""Ehters, Avis and Laverne. were
b"'<ness visitors in Lufkin Saturday.
"'!r. Forest Foster of Weldon spent
D' week-end here with home folks.
and Mrs. D. L. Harry of Jack-
S' 'He visited in the home of Mr.
3'' j Mrs. G. M. Harry Tuesday.
< "0 Sewing Club met with Mrs.
Pi'Uh irt James Wednesday. This was
the !: st meeting and we hope to gain
"cw members every day. Regular
muting days will be every othor
Wwh-.'sday. The next meeting A-ill
'X' ;!h Mrs. G. M. Harry.
id Mrs. George Howard Fos-
ter qf Richmond
John Nance Garner, the farm boy who heenme the greatest Vice
President since Thomas JefTerson. wit] he officially presented to the
nation hy his native Texas this month as a candidate for ['resident of
the United States.
Patriotic Texans wilt assemble at precinct conventions next Satur-
day, May 4, and at county conventions the following Tuesday, where
delegates will he chosen for the state convention. !t is expected that
they will adopt resolutions endorsing the Roosevelt-Garner administra-
tion and urging the nomination of their favorite son as the ['resident's
most togical successor.
Unlike the favorite-son candidates of most states. John Garner is a
[eading choice for the nomination. His unexampled public record makes
him the most Unique statesman of our time. Not only is he the only
[iving man who has presided over both Houses of Congress, but he is
the only Southerner who has been elected to a national office by a vote
of alt the people of the United States since before the Civi! War.
Because of his libera) record, rural background, and unquestioned
Americanism, politica) observers in Washington believe he is the best
bet to carry the Democratic )'arty forward to victory this fall. .
and Mrs. Buddy
little daughter. Julia
Ann, '.f Brazoria spent the week-end
with Airs. Agnes Foster.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank James and
daughter of Alto spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Harry.
^ Molly Mclntyre accompanied
Mr. uid Airs. Leonard Covington to
Sandy Point Sunday to spend an ex-
tended visit with her son, Ernest Mc-
and Mrs. Harmon Pe-
WEST SIDE SEWING CLUB
Mrs. Claud McGaughey delight-
fully entertained the members of
the West Side Sewing Club on Wed-
nesday afternoon, April 24. Much
work was accomplished. We had a
fine visit together. The hostess passed
plates ladened with sandwiches,
cookies, and a cold drink of lemon-
Mr. H. A. Lindsey was a business
visitor in Rusk Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Covington
and children of Sandy Point were the
week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. G.
j M. Harry, and other relatives in this
j [Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kelly of Houston
i returned home Monday after a few
j days visit here with relatives.
Mrs. Ethel McCrory of Houston
*ML<s Lucille Powers spent the
week-end in Houston with friends.
Miss Ailleen Singletary spent the
week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Lewis
Deer of Rusk.
Mr Morris Singletary spent Tues-
day night with Mr. Porter Stanley of
Mr and Mrs. Arthur Powers and
son, Harmon, spent Sunday afternoon
with Mrs. Lottie Black of Alto.
Miss Dorothy Faye Black spent
Saturday night with Miss Grace
Faye McLain of Alto.
Mr. J. B. Singletary of Alto spent
the week-end with his grandmother,
Mrs. Ha Singletary.
Miss Grace Faye McLain of Alto
spent Wednesday night with Miss
Dorothy Faye Black.
Miss Mary Beth Singletary spent
Thursday with Miss Eddie B. Roark
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Allen carried
their daughter, Mary Lee, to Nacog-
doches Saturday and had her ton-
sils removed. Her many friends are
wishing for her a speedy recovery.
,Mr. and Mrs. Joe Scott and
daughter of Tyler spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Satterwhite.
Mr. and Mrs. Gale Durham of
Austin spent the week-end here-
with Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Spivey.
Mr. and Mrs. Lessie Hilbjrr. of
Monroe, La., arc here spending a
few days with the latter's parents.
Mr. and Mrs. M. A. McClain. Mr.
McClain is very ill at this time.
Mr. R. A. Rogers, Carl Rogers, Mr.
and Mrs. Charlie Page and son,
Charles Lester, attended the play at
Cold Springs Friday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd White of Atoy
were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Odel
Hamilton Saturday night.
Mr. Lonnie Spivey of Salem spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. C. B.
Mr. J. M. Allen of Jacksonville
was the week-end guest of Mr. and
Mrs. Tom Allen.
Mrs. Anna Brown and Mrs. Ed-
win Ramsey of Barsola spent Sat-
urday. with Mr. and Mrs. A. E.
iMrs. Tom Allen was hostess to the
Sewing Club Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hardy were bus-
iness visitors , in the Cold Springs
Mesdames R. D. Bailey and R. D.
Dew and daughter, Mnrquerette,
were shoppers in Lufkin Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gates of Min-
eral Wells were week-end guests of
the latter's sister, Mrs. D. M. Jones.
Mrs. Jones accompanied them home
for an indefinite visit.
Mrs. E. Sears of Mineral Wells
spent the week-end with relatives
Air. and Mrs. L. E. Linville and
daughter, Maxine, of Forest, accom-
panied by Mesdames Joe Conner, E.
Sears and Eli Bailey, were guests
Sunday in the E. C. Starling home at
Drebon Ellerbee was in Rusk
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Linville have
moved to Wildhurst, where Mr. Lin-
ville has employment with Chron-
ister Lumber Co.
WEDNESDAY BRIDGE CLUB
ChariH Pennington and Andrew
Burns 0: Houston were visitors in the
J. L. IMClure home Sunday and
Monday of Inst week.
Mr. ar/i Mrs. J. W. Bice and Mrs.
Freddie Bice were guests in the
home c! the latter's mother, Mrs.
Lena H; ey. of the Linwood com-
munity yjnday afternoon.
Mr. Lu Skinner went to New Sa-
lem Thursday to visit with rela-
c for an indefinite visit.
Mr tni Mrs. Claud Edge of Da!-
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Byers and
baby of Tyler visited in the Dudley
home over the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. Coy Smith and little
daughter of Linwood spent Sunday
in the home of Mrs. Smith's parents,
Mr. and Mrs/ P. W. Petty. Mrs. Mat-
tie Petty accompanied them home for
a visit. .
Buck Patton af Belott spent a few
days in the home of his uncle, Mr.
Gube Gibson and Atlon Pryor ot
Wells visited in the community Sun-
Mr. and Mrs. George Merriwether
of Belott spent the week-end in the
home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Dudley and
children and Hugh Dudley of Jack-
sonville visited in the* Dudley home
here over the week-end.
Edward Smith of Tyler is"spending
a few days in the home of his
mother, Mrs.' Pat Flagian.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Smith, Mrs.
Walter Smith, and Mrs. Anibell Bates
of the Linwood community visited in
the community Monday.
<gi(p))H))^°mas, who has been
visitmg relatives here, -returned to
his home in Angleton Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Emory Williams and
daughter, Ira Vee. spent Saturday
visiting in Kennard.
One of the pretty social events of
the week took place Wednesday
afternoon of t^hc past week, when
Mrs. Fisher Harrison had as het
guests the members of the bridge
club for their regular meeting.
Quantities of red and pink roses
brightened the attractive rooms,
and lent, color and charm for the
occupants who were so busily en-
gaged in the battle of cards. At the
conclusion of the final game Mrs.
Perry Smith was proclaimed winner
of high score, Mrs. Don Fox bore
away the floating honors, and table
prizes were given Mrs. Perry Smith
and Mrs. Colvin Holcomb.
The hostess served a most delicious
menu of chicken salad sandwiches
pastry cups of apricot filling topped
with whipped cream, accompanied
with iced fruit drinks. The next
meeting of the club will be held
with Mrs. Jim Bauman.
'S Malee Harvill of Lufkin
ina Merle Black of Lynches
visited with Miss Maurice
and Mrs. J. O. Musick and
* and Mr. and Mrs. A. J.
visited with Mr. and Mrs.
! Walt Garner of Nacogdoches Sun-
Alf d Ray Skinner spent Satur
M In Rusk with his sister
nd Mrs. Mac Selman and
Rusk spent Sunday here
r and Mrs. Lum Skinner.
Hubert Singletary and son of
! Wildh Kt spent Monday with their
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and grandmother, Mrs. R. G.
nd Mrs. Alton Middleton an3
cliildt t were guests in the home o^
Mr. Mrs. Roy Boyd of Redlawn
J B. Cook of Lufkin visited
Natives here Monday.
'nd Mrs. Clifton Tannery and
'< Mr. and Mrs. Lester Tan-
Nacogdoches; Mr. and Mrs.
tannery of San Augustine;
'd Mrs. J. W. Curlton of
Mr. and Mrs. Edd Vining
lawn; Mr. and Mrs. E. Pe-
and Mrs. W. H. Dickey and
'Her B., were guests Sunday
0 L. Tannery home.
Lena Faye Avara of Jack-
spent Tuesday here with her
Mr. and Mrs. Tom B.
'e Skinner visited in
over the week-end.
s. Hobsin Townsend, L. L.
Thurmond Rogers and
odd were business visitors in
J'mmie Lee Miller of Cen-
Kh spent Monday night with
'er, Mrs. J. W. Bice.
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Weimar, F. L. The Alto Herald (Alto, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 52, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 2, 1940, newspaper, May 2, 1940; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth214990/m1/3/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stella Hill Memorial Library.