The Alto Herald (Alto, Tex.), Vol. 48, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 16, 1948 Page: 1 of 12
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)RIMAR & SON. EDITORS AND PUBLISHERS
THE ALTO HERALD
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ThE ALTO HERALD. ALTO. TEXAS. SEPTEMBER 16, 1948.
SATURDAY LAST DAY FOR
18 25 YOUTHS TO REG!STER
Department Takihg On
The 'New Look"
The Homemaking Department of
Alto High School is taking on the
- t. .u [""'"'"atfofaninsanaasylum.jaii. "new look" too. The girls have been
given aii members at)y_ between the ages of !8 and penitentiary, reformatory or simiiar,, busy getting things in order
Next Saturday is the last day for.
Put Off To
I,.-.-,. - < ! , . . * * —" in order and I Coach Robert E. Evans' new Case of the State vs. Wiilie Chap-
ctub next Tuesday ' - ' " age o tegtster under the, institution, shaii be registered on the planning work for the coming term, regime as head coach and athletic,"^" of Athens.
store bought teeth of
fDoug Evans looks for- Persons born :n 1929
! to have registered
^t scry generous offer Selective Service taw, according to day he leaves the institution, pro-
thanks, hoping the ^ Koraska, Secretary of the vided he is between the ages of 18
be tender enough County Setective Service and 2.1 years of age.
Board. j Registration started on the 3Cth
re supposed day of August and approximately
ig job coming up: the nave regtstcrett yesterday and 175 youths have registered through
i'wiii start shipping [the AitoSeiective Service office, but
)[ parts of Texas, and Persons born before September ii).: if there are any young men in th/
llion are to go out, must register Ftiday or Satur-, i8-25 bracket s\ho have not register-
day of this week. j cd on the day they should, they still
Aii youths born after September ^ have the opportunity to do so, pro-
19, 1930, must register the day they vided they can give a good excuse
become i8 years of age. They can for not registering on the day set
We are very proud of our kitchen. Erector at Rusk High School got off, charged with murder in connection
with aii the improvements. It has right foot here Friday night [with the fatai shooting of J. D. Rob-
as the Eagles tripped the Aito Yeiiow! ertson. 26, a World War II veteran
Jackets by a 7-0 count in the first W" the iobby of the Henderson Coun-
Jpment in the history
Wc can sympathize
Hon agent, and he can
faction, nobody wants
. . Somebody at Hen-
a picture of Lewis
[two good looking giris
lEopc and mailed it to
ek marked "personal."
vas taken at Galveston,
looking ^on-eyed at ^ ; y Attend
als and holding her
ourse, his wife doesn't
about it. and natural- I
teil her. Incidentaily.
vas taken back in 1920
, register at the Aito Herald office. ^ for them, according to Mr. Koraska,
t*i'he Selective Service office at the j but after next Saturday youths who
I City Hail will be closed after Satur-[are within this age group and have
day. not registered, stand a good chance i
Unless already registered under to face federal charges for trying to j
been reoapered annd we have a new
gas stove and a new Frigidaire. We
want to say "thanks" to aii those
who have helped us in making this
Wc are happy over aii the accom-
plishments of the summer and we
extend to you a speciai invitation to
cali and see us at any time.
F. H. A. Reporter.
! this act, every maie person who is : evade the draft law.
Bright For Aito
Report of the grand jury v.-hich
met to inaugurate the September
j term of district court has been re-
leased for publication by District came before Coach Ted Moore could
game of the season for both clubs.
It was sweet revenge to the Rusk
supporters for a 31-0 defeat the
powerful Yellow Jackets pasted on
the Eagles in their 1947 game. The
stands were packed with an over-
flow crowd of 1,100 fans of these
two Cherokee County arch rivals.
The Rusk footballers put on a
drive in the early minutes of the
contest and Fuilback Ray plowed
over for the lone tally of the game
on the fourth play the Eagles ran
from scrimmage. Speedy Jim Bagley
powered his way over for the extra
The score by the County Seaters
Mr. E. S. Erwin. president of the
was working for Black Cherokee County Tubercuiosis Asso-
mpanv at Galveston . . .! ciation, will attend the Texas Tuber-
ks from little acorns culosis Conference which will be
e 13th of September held ^ gan Angelo on September
& and Houston Brookshire 24-23. Mr. Erwin was appointed as
y wanted to po in the (jugate bv the board of directors at
usiness at Lufkin, and ^ meeting Tuesday night.
with a small stock. From I ^ series of conferences, and the
tudy of prevention and control^ n^way Commission is ready
attcrcd nil over thU pnrt ^ ^ bussed during the two day road as soon as the
ptas. Starting Wednesd.iv. conference.
(lebrating the event with sj,iccrcly hope that by my at-
niversary Sale in every the conference in San An-
^^^!own. using both ne'vs-
rs MEE radio to toil
a large ad in the Alto
Clerk A. C. Jenkins.
[ Meivin Sessions served as fore-
man of the grand jury with Charles
! F. Decker as secretary.
The complete report follows:
Prospects look very favorable that "We. the Grand Jury for said
iAlto will have a farm-to-market Court, for the September Term,
road from Alto to Hatchets Ferry '948. having been in session for
!road by wav of Atoy, according to three days and having completed
information received by the Herald our investigation of ail criminai of-
' yesterday morning. !tenses coming to our attention, sub-
ty jail in August, 1947, will not be
set for trial during the September
term of Judge H. T. Brown's Second
Judicial District Court at Rusk, it
has been learned.
District Attorney John Dowdy of
Athens was in Rusk this week con-
cerning a setting, but learned that a
rape case and local murder case
were set for capital week, and that
the earliest possible setting for the
Chapman case would be during the
January term. The case moved to
Cherokee County on a change of
The case already has been sche-
duled for trial three times. Two set-
tings were postponed because of ex-
tremely bad weather during the past
ling the Brookshires have
t39 stores in the 'tuberculosis wiil be the topics
According to this information the
mit the following report:
} gclo, that I might bring back even
^ more up to date methods, and in-
' formation on the control and preven-
the experience they have had with i
!,! this week for the store m ^ ^ tuberculosis to the peopie of
Mi are also circulating; ^ ^ ^
Station KTRE at Lufkm _ —
iroadcasttng every hour WiHum! E. SoweH
rent. All of which adds
ling. Thev have made an
success in the line they
with, and are to be con-
On Duty In Japan
"We have returned four true bills
' of indictment, ail of the grade of
felony and none of the grade of mis-
"We hereby express our thanks to
Judge J. W. Chandler for the charge
given to us at the beginning of our
work, and especially express our ap-
preciation to him for his willingness
to leave his law practice temporari-
, . . , ly and serve as special District ^. . .
to secure the necessa^ nght-of-way ^^ during the absence of judge "" their home grounds.
H. T. Brown. . 1 " I
"We have inspected the County j ralesttne-FrankstOH
court house and jail, and find this Ig Opened
building to be in excellent repair,
and find that it is clean and well
kept throughout. We thank George
Ted Bowen Gets
^ county commissioners class it as the
No. 1 project of Cherokee County,
(which they have already done),
} and the engineer approves the action
of the court, which we are also as- j
* sured that he wili do.
When this is done, it will then be
a matter for the commissioners court
make needed replacements to slow
the Rusk ground game. Following! and the thrid resulted in
this score, the Alto eleven settled j trial and a hung jury.
down and played the Ruskites a j
hard rugged game the rest of the
Alto's passing attack fell through
as all seven of their attempts failed
to connect. Rusk managed to rack up
fourteen first downs to seven for the
Terry Ted Moore, son of the Alto
coach, featured some fine punting
for the home club. In addition to
Ray and Bagley. Kenneth Wallace,
195-pounder, look good in the
The Yellow Jackets wiil go *0 Elk-
hart tomorrow night for their second
non-conference contest, and with
Ted Bowen of Aito, has been ap-
pointed Assistant Administrator of
; the Methodist Hospital in Houston,
! it was announced recently by Walter
j L. Goldstcn, President, Board of
j Trustees of the Methodist Hospital.
Capable and efficient in executing
} the duties of Assistant Administrator,
Mr. Bowen comes to Houston after
Rusk, should give the Anderson
County boys a tough go, even though
and work can start on the road.
During the next two or three
i weeks the district engineer will
' meet with the court and the matter
Force iBase at! years, but have been constantly
serving i sidetracked for other projects in the
and central parts of the
i MT. ZM)N SERVMES
Tvt William E. Sowell. nephew of; will be decided at that time.
for having made the Mr. Jim Bert of Alto, will celebrate] Alto citizenship have been work-
ally. Eugene Gienn has Air Force Day at JAMA (Japan Airing on this road for^the P^t three
this store for the past Material Area) Air
M and as Houston Brook- Tachikawa, Japan. He is
it: "He became a part of with the Far East Air Forces at this [north and centrat par^ excellent condition.
hire organization and has huge suppiy and maintenance encouraging. ^iliffs
Emake it what it is today.",that services planes for Korea and^
Rusk Lions Club will japan.
annual carnival on Sept.] -phe first anniversary of*an auton-
arding to news drifting! ^mous Air Force, separated a year
way. If the merchants the Army, will be celebrat-
away prizes, and Bingo gd by a special day of events. Spec-
tigs are part of the pro- menus for the day's
business men will watch ^nees for all personnel, a souventr
est and see if they are al-
those things without
tvised not to, because it
a violation of the law.
Lpril and May of this year,
^Violation of the law in Aito.
or not it will be a violation
[in September remains yet to
. Lady tells us we
[our calling—should have
reacher. How mistaken she
were a preacher we wouid
'rd time putting up with
'-paying, loud talking, so-
tristians. We'd get fired be-
tarted Two Aitoites
about "things" being higher
they are at Rusk. One
Hie bought most of his
up there. The loyal town-
Sed him if his house caught
*e thing for him to do was
of the JAMA-Tabloid. the
track meet and
Preaching services will be held at
Mt. Zion Church Sunday, at 11:00
a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Sunday morning the puipit wiil oc efforts of our Sheriff's Department,; NONE !NJURED
. it. ^ ^ Herald editor and other peace officers and 98TH CRASH
holiday busses to transport the au- ^ get-vice will be in charge of cooperation of our citizens. We, —
men" to nearby beaches and recre- , pastor, Rev. Leon Peacock.
ptional centers are
ihe day's schedule. I hour Sunday morning
All personnei of Far East Ait
1 three years of study, majoring in
j Hospital Administration, at Washing-
ton University in S't Louis and at the
same time interning at the 900 -bed
Barnes Hospital of that cit; work-
ing and observing in all departments.
Mr. Bowen, 28 years old, married,
was born in Aito. and is the son of
An all-weather road linking Pal- ! Mrs. Delia Bowen and the late Mr.
estine with the northern Anderson Ted (Bowen, Sr., of Aito. He grad-
Monroe and Sheriff Frank Brunt, as County town of Frankston, 24 miles j uated from Alto High School; ob-
well as the other county officials, j from Palestine, has become a reality tained a B. S. Degree, majoring In
for keeping this building in such ^jth ^e completion of prime coat'Accounting, from Stephen F. Austin
' applications by contractor. j College in Nacogdoches; and an M.
and door ; R R, Renshaw, resident engineer ! A. Degree, majoring in Hospital Ad-
bailiff have worked diligentiy, have for the state highway department, t ministration, from Washington
found witnesses speedily, which has j said the highway had been opened University in St. Louis. Missouri. He
enabled us to complete our delibera- (Q traffic and would remain open served in the Medical Corps of the
I tions without delay, and we wish to i while final asphalt surfacing is put united States Army from 1942 to
thank them for this service. down. 1946.
"Crime violations are at a min- ! He estimated the project would be j n;g ^ife is the former June
imum in our county, which we completed fully by the latter part of ciendenin, who for sometime was
] associated with Washington Univer-
sity Medical School in St. Louis as
t Chief Secretary to the Professor of
I Orthopedic Surgery. She is the
think is due to the good citizenship October,
of the county, and to the diligent
— daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
i^.dpdin""' . express our appreciation to ourpeace No one was injured but damage]^^g^ ^granite City, Iliinois.
Sunday School will be at the usual officers, and urge the citizenship to estimated at $227 was caused to a ,
continue to cooperate with such of- 1930 Ford sedan driven by Walter
ficers. E. Klingle, circuit pastor of Jackson-
"We express our thanks and ap- ville, when the Ford was in collision
preciation to County Attorney J. W. with a 1946 Chevrolet truck-trailer
Summers and District Attorney at the intersection of Larissa and
in Japan are combining ef- HOUSTONfAN HURT
forts to make the first Air Force !N AUTO MM!!AT
of the independent service a
t,ny to remember" for Occupation
MEN !NV!TED TO
BAPT!ST BIBLE CLASS
The Men's Bible Class of the Alto
Baptist Church is anxious to enlarge
Every man in this community,
who is not a member of some Sun-
day School, i3 extended an urgent
Rusk fire department. Wc ^ become a member of
that ttme The Her- ^ urge present
a want ad last week with attend regularly and en-
to let the answers come ^/^llowship and Bible study.
,.H<ce, and mail them to ^ make this class
one of the largest in the county?
"Come with us and we wiil do thee
Biily Ford of Houston was ad-
mitted to the Nan Travis Hospital
Monday evening with a broken leg
after his 1937 Dodge sedan 'over-
turned on a curve on the Rusk High-
way about seven miles south of
Jacksonville at 4 o'clock Monday
afternoon. Mrs. Ford and their two
small sons escaped serious injury.
Highway patrolmen stationed in
Jacksonville investigated the acci-
dent and said Ford failed to nego-
tiate a curve on the wet highway.
Estimated damage to the car was
set at $300.
ASSOCIATION MEETS TODAY
Ward R. Burke for their assistance Hagsdale streets at 7:40 o'clock Mon-
iti presenting evidence and advising day night.
us as to questions of law."
[CaH to Worship
Study 10:00 A. M.
" 11:00 A. M.
""'"n M:S0 A. M.
ng ProtrraM 7:30 P. M.
" 8:00 P. M
Study 7:30 P. M.
)T"u Are Cordially Invited
To Worship With
" OF CHR!SI
( hrlst and Christians meet
Those who repeat everything they
hear do so because they haven't any
place to keep it.
To all members of Chronister
Club. A11 tickets expire September
15. New tickets after above date
wiil be necessary.
A meeting of ail members will be
held at the City Hail in Aito, Mon-
day night, September 20, at 7:00 The revival at Cold Springs church
o'clock. Alt members are requested ^ ended Sunday morning, September
The Alto Parent-Teacher Associa-
tion will meet in first regular ses-
sion today (Thursday) September
i 16, at 2:35 p. m.
Slippery pavement drew blame for , president, Mrs. Fox. and her
the crash, police reports stated. Po- [ p^ps of officers, have been busy
iice officers Archie Cook and A1 j panning the year's work. They in-
Kirkpatrick investigated the acci- g^td urge everyone interested in
dent. 98th traffic accident of the}^ school to help, by joining the
year in Jacksonville. -Jacksonville association and attending the meet-
COLD SPRINGS REVIVAL
to be present.
H. G. Ross.
Your presence today will be great-
SERVICES AT SIHLOII
SUNDAY. SEPT 19
advertiser. We did. and we have had
so many answers that the postage
has already cost us more than we
got out of the ad. That's bad busi-
ness, for us.
The Tyler office of the Social Se-
curity Administration has moved to
421 East Ferguson Street, according'
to E. B. Freeman, manager. The of- Preaching services will be heid at
fice has been located at 214 N. Bois shiloh Sunday, September 19 at 10:00
d'Are for the past seven years. a. m. and at Redlawn at 11:00 a. m.
Persons wishing to obtain social Everyone is invited to attend these
security account numbers, to filj ! services. There wiil be singing Sun-
claims for old age and survivors in- j day night at Redlawn.
surance benefits, or to obtain infor- You are invited to make any
12. Everyone that attended was
[ greatly inspired by the preaching of ]
Rev. J. D. Whitley. He ieft us wjfh
greater zeal for work in the church.
May we never forget those great
moments spent in service of our
R. L. Peacock, Pastor.
JtJRY HARD TO GET
IN RAPE CASE
mation about this phase of social church on the
security, are invited to call at the j home church.
new location at 421 East Ferguson.
Selection of a jury in the case of
!hj State of Texas vs. Clifton Ed-
Alto Circuit your wards, 18, charged with rape, is
proving to be a difficult matter. An
additional 60 veniremen were sum-
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bell of Fort
Worth announce the arrival of an
eight pound, nine ounce son, bom
September 12. His name is William
Mr. Bell formerly lived in Alto,
and is the son of Mrs. H. L. Helton
of this city.
R. L. Peacock, Pastor.
Working to forget is much better
than forgetting to work.
moned Monday. Only six jurymen
had been selected up to Tuesday*
noon and P0 called had been ex-
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F. L. Weimar & Son. The Alto Herald (Alto, Tex.), Vol. 48, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 16, 1948, newspaper, September 16, 1948; Alto, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth215100/m1/1/: accessed May 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stella Hill Memorial Library.