Bastrop Advertiser (Bastrop, Tex.), Vol. 89, No. 44, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 21, 1943 Page: 3 of 8
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BASTROP ADVERTISER. BASTROP, TEXAS, THURSDAY JANUARY 21. 19421
See Us Now
I am equipped to give you prompt and efficient service
There are so muny things going on
lit the USO that it's 'hard for me to
decide what I want to do first so I
just go around and watch the other
'ellows have fun. 1 can learn the
most by watching people — they
really are interesting, have you no
ticed? Each individual has a new ex-
pression on his face, a new atmos-
phere — a sivt of aurora in which
Sic lives and works. Yes, I can learn
i\ lot from my associates.
There are a number of things I
want to tell you about, but the Dance
the U.'S.O. is having this Saturday
ilight. January 23, at the High School
Gymnasium comes foremost to my
mind. All servicemen are invited t
come. They're t: ying to get a special
orchestra, but if they don't, there
will lie good music because they got
ji number of new records in the other
day. Many of these feature Glen
Gray. Some of the new records
; re: Don't Do It Darling, I've Heard
That Song Before, Every Night About
This Time, Brazil, Begin the Ee-
guine, A Sinner Kissed an Angel,
Siboncy, and Havana's Calling Me.
So don't miss the dance, fellows,
Long distance telephone calls
are helping move things fast-
er these days in scores of army
camps and munitions facto-
ries. And long distance tele-
phone lines are crowded.
We know you 're glad to help
us clear the way for vital war
calls by making as few calls
as possible, hy being brief,
and by avoiding the long cir-
cuits to faraway cities par-
ticularly between 7and 9 p.m.
After all, war is everyone's
Number One job.
nut don't think we have
forgotten that your calls are
important, loo. We're as anx-
ious as ever to serve you when
you need us. If we ask for
your co-operation, It's be-
cause we know that to serve
you best, we must serve the
SOUTHWESTERN BILL TELEPHONE CO.
starling promptly at eight o'clock.
Bring your friends. There will be a
good time for all.
Fellows, y<ju should join the Jav«
Club at the USO. It soundc sort of
mysterious, but it isn't. Every Sun-
day morning from nine to twelve
they serve coffee and doughnuts.
They're good homemade doughnuts,
bi.ys, and you can have more fun
reading your newspaper and dunking
your doughnuts in homemade coffee
—like Mother used to make. There is
no charge. Just go in and make your-
self at home with the Java Club.
There are a lot of new crafts be-
ing introduced at the USO Club, i
started caiving my initial and a lit-
tle design tti the handles of a wood-
en salad set. Some of the soldiers'
wives have started work on rugs. I've
seen more than one soldier show in-
terest, in them and give advice on how
the pattern ami colors should be ar
langud. It 1 ;oks easy enough and I
wouldn't mind trying it some time
myself. They have the patterns and
materials right there and you can
leave it from one week to the next.
No one will ever touch it. 1 know
because 1 started a jig-saw pu27.l1
one Monday evening and the next
Wednesday evening it was still there
just like I'd left it. The girls tell
me that the only time a puzzle gets
moved after it's started is when it is
There is something new in aie be-
ing introduced by Mr. Clyde C.
Clack. New York City. He will be
at the USO Club all day Friday giv-
ing instructions. Mr. Clack describes
finger painting as a new medium of
expression in the field of arts. One
cf the reasons for the sudden popu-
larity of finger painting is the fact
that even though an individual has
had no experience in any kind of
painting he can, in a very short time,
create an interest in design.—Tl*e
"C'an't-ers" soon become "Can-era'"'.
I've always had an interest in paint
ing so I think I will try it. It
sounds easy enough and that's just
wha; 1 need for I'm an amateur in
the field f art.
The Bingo party last Wednesday
night was a big success. There were
over I'ifty playing at one time when
I counted them. The long distance
telephone call was won by Pvt. Clar-
ence Allen, Det. Med., Dept., Station
Hospital, Camp Swift. He placed his
call to St. Louis, Missouri. Pvt.
Younts was playing again Wednesday
night and he won twice. He is the
fell >w who has won the telephone
call two times. Pvt. Ribauldi won
three times Wednesday night. I was
iust beginning to gel acquainted with
him when he told me he was leaving
next day to go to school some place.
I was watching a boy make a ri
cord. Another boy was accompanying
him at the piano and he was making
a recording ( f "When Irish Eyes Art-
Smiling." You know, that song does
things to me and I sat there and
listened while he made the record.
When he played it back it sounded
like a professional. I'll have to get
that boy's name. I like to hear him
There are a lot of good books in
the bookcases of the USO. 1 didn't
know I could check one out i.nd since
it takes me several days to read a
book, 1 just never bothered to start
one. But when 1 learned that I could
check them out, I decided to take
one back to camp with me. I think
every man in my barracks has read
I noticed a sign on the bulletin
board which read "Poets' Corner."
Cf course, it just didn't make sense
to me so 1 a^ked the director what
it was f r. He told me tihat anyone
who wi hed to do -o could write a
poem an,I post it there for cveyoni-
j t<> read. Are you a poet?
Every t me I see thnt "Free Sew-
ing" si en at the USO it reminds me
tint I haven't any stripes to have
| sewn on. But I suppose I won't be
• l | d i become a P.F.C.
I'll just Want to be a Corjmral then.
Ti e Cubical Music Hour at the
Kpi-popal Perish Mouse will lie of
CEDAR CREEK NEWS
MRS. ARTHUR P. SMITH
CEDAR CREEK, Jan. 19— Mrs.
Mary Braubach, Mrs. H. C. Smith,
and daughter, Mildred, spent Sunday
afternoon in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Will V. Smith in Austin.
Mrs. Ed Martin, who has been
visiting in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
J. A. Martin has returned to her
home in Austin.
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Ellis and fam-
ily of Austin spent Sunday in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Woody Moore.
Miss Lcnora Lou Smith of Lytton
Springs spent Saturday night and
Sunday with her cousin, Virginia Dare
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Morris and fam-
ily weie Austin visitors recently.
Roy Martin, who spent a few days
here last week lttft Saturday for
Mountain Home, Arkansas.
M rs. C. B. Speck of Garfield was n
Cedar Creek visitor Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Remey Turner and
children spent Satuiday in Bastrop.
Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Yoast were,
recent Lick hart visitors.
Honored on Birthday
Miss Mildred Smith was honored
with a surprise birthday party at the
home of her mother, Mrs. H. C.
Smith, Wednesday evening. The oc-
casion marked the 16th anniversary
of the honoree.
Various games furnished the a-
musement for the group.
Mrs. Smith, assisted by her sister,
Mrs. Mary Braubach, served refresh-
The honoree received many nice
gifts. The guest list included Miss-
es Catherine Crane of Austin, Maurinc
Williams of Lytt n Springs, Gerol-
dine Ellis, Virginia Dare Smith, Rose
Katherine Martin, Laura Mae Tur-
ner and Mildred Smith; Gordon F.l-
1 is. Vernon Smith, Leval Yoast, Enl-
ist Yoast, Dewey Robert Turner,
great interest to many of my friends.
I met Mr. Cook at the USO and he
seems t . be so interested in having
the soldiers as well as the towns-
lie* pie enjoy the Music Hour. I en-
joyed talking with him and 1 know I
am going to enjoy attending the Mu-
sic Hour every Tuesday night ai
I met my friend. Pete, on the street
last night and when I asked him
where he'd been he said, "In a phone
booth talking to my girl, but some-
one wanted to use the phone, so we
!ia«i to get out." My friend, Pete, i<
quite a guy. He's the one who went
in and told our doctor, "This insom
nia has me worried—I can't even
sleep when it's time to get up."
Monday night, P.F.C. Vito Saba-
tino, who is a professional dancer and
dance instructor from New York City,
held his first dance class at the Epis-
copal Parish House. 1 didn't go so I J
only have second hand information,
but everyone reported a good time
as well as the fact that they learned
several new steps. P.F.C. Sabatin<i
is going to teach tap dancing at 8:45
and beginners' ballroom dancing at
8:00. Soldiers and townspeople art.
welcome. Here's' my chance to sh w
Suzy that I can learn to dance -she's
been trying to teach me for several
years so I may be a hopeless case,
but of course I've never bad a pro.
fessional work on me.
Well, I think I'd better go n w and
write a poem for the "Poets' Corner.''
Come in and -cad my poem and you
will know why you've never : een any
of my poetry in the papers.
spot it every time
IT'S knowing what all the (hooting l« about plua all
there is to know about 'chuting that give* the para-
trooper hit extra, skillful something.
It's knowing how to quench your 'hirst plus how to
give you the fine feeling of refreshment that has made
ice-cold Coca-Cola the hest-liked soft drink on earth.
Quality is the extra something. You'll taste it and
/eel it and enjoy It every time you tip up a frosty
bottle of Coke.
Fifty-seven years of skill working with the choic
est of ingredients creates its goodness. So, call
for ice-cold Coca-Cola hy its full name or by
everybody's affectionate abbreviation, Coke.
That's treating yourself right.
It's natural for popular names to acquire friendly
abbreviations. That's why you hear Coca-Cola
called Coke. Coca-Cola and Coke mean the same
thing ... the real thing .. ."coming from a single
source, and well known to the community
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A«k any fighting man. He'll tell you that
ice-cold Coca-Cola at a canteen adds a special
touch to morale. And it adds refreshment,
everywhere you get it.
The best is always the better buy!
BOTTIED UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE COCA-COLA COMPANY BY
BASTROP COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY
Lawrence Ellis, John Wallace Martin,
Glen Ray Martin, Jimmie Williams.
Maurice Williams, Andrew Sconci,
Ken old Sconci and Larry Turner.
H. I). Club Meets
The Cedar Creek Home Demonst ra-
ti n Club met Wednesday afternoon
in the home of Mrs. Arthur P. Smith.
Mrs. Dewey Turner reported the
meetingof the Bastrop County Feder-
ation at the First Methodist Church
in Bastrop which she attended re-
Mrs. Smith was elected club dele-
gate to the county council. Miss Kath-
erine Kelly, county home dem nstra-
tion agent gave a demonstration on
"Studying Brands and Labels for
Better Buying." An informal discus-
sion by the members followed.
Attending the meeting were Mrs.
Gem Simmons and Miss Katherine
\ Rabbit Tracks From High Grove
$ EDITED BY STUDENTS OF THE HIGH GROVE SCHOOL
High Grove was v« ry fuil of ex
citement during the week-end, due to
the arrival of two of our home boys
in Uncle Sam's Army, PFC. Nolan
Robinson of Las Vega-, Nevada wa •
welcome back home Saturday as he
rolled into the Bus Station at good
old Bastrop. He will be i-i the home
of Mr. and Mrs. 11. I.. Robinson and
family on a fifteen day furlough.
Amos and Pauline Harris of Austin
had company during the week-end.
Kelly of Bastrop, Mrs. Lee Alexander,
Mrs. Dewey Turner. Mrs. J. A. Mar-
tin, Mrs. S. T. Simmons, Mrs. 0. F.
Wamel and the hostess.
How about that Harris family? Huh?
Also, another soldier was seen here
^gt Mo'-ris Pearson from somewhere
in South America. He will be here in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Pearson
on a twenty-seven day furlough.
Miss Lanell Culpepper was seen
with red eyes when her 0. A. O. from
Austin joined the Navy.
How was the show at the Baker
Theatre Mrs. Winnie Petty? Oh yes,
we heard Wyvonne and Billy went
High Grove was very proud to hear
of her war hero, Arnold Wunnebur-
THESE STORES ARE CONVENIENTLY WITHIN EASY WALKING DISTANCE OF ANY PARKING PLACE ON
MAIN STREET. DO YOUR PART BY SAVING GASO LINE AND TIRES. THESE MERCHANTS WILL WEL-
J . B . L E D D Y
SHOE AND BOOT SHOP
Oualit.v and Merchandise,
By having in < ur stock every item
that is available under present re-
trictiona, in the way of
Drugs, Gifts. Noveltie«,
Stationary. Drug Sundries,
C ERHARD & SON
"Texas Oldest Drug Store"
HASLER FUNERAL HOME
R. E. Jenkins. Funeral Director
Phone or 132
O . B . WOLF
PERKINS HI-WAY GARAGE
BLUE BELL CREAMERY
Ice Cream — Jumlwi Malts
Smokes — Candies
Across from U. S. 0.
W. J. Schcwe, Mgr.
BASTROP FURNITURE CO.
Day Ph. 72 Nigh" Ph. 83
For Popular Priced Beady-to-Wear
and Dry Goods Shop at
on Main Street
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Standifer, Amy S. Bastrop Advertiser (Bastrop, Tex.), Vol. 89, No. 44, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 21, 1943, newspaper, January 21, 1943; Bastrop, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth236890/m1/3/: accessed May 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bastrop Public Library.