Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 55, No. 169, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 17, 1952 Page: 15 of 16
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Reporter, Texas, Thursday, July 17, 198*
Capitol a News Gatherings
By Mrs. C. E. McCain
CAPITOLA—Mrs. Ernest O'Don-
tld 4P g'rls accompanied her sis-
ter, Mrs. Jewell Cox, and Mr. Cox
| of Snyder to Shreveport, La., to
visit their parents, Mir. and Mrs.
J. A. Hobbins, last week.
They ull returned homo sun-
burned, as they spent most of the
time swimming, fishing and pic-
nuicking at Caddo Lake and other
nearby lakes. They also visited
their uncles, B. F. Kobtiins of
Shreveport and L. L. Robbins of
By Mrs. Charles Ragsdale
BLACKWELL — The Methodist
Vacation Bible School will be held
ffom July 28 through Aug. 1 at the
Methodist Church. Registration will
be held Friday, July 25, from 4
to 5 p. m.
Misses Pam arid Bettye Sander-
son ^ft Monday morning for Ceta
CadRi), where they will teach in
the Methodist Intermediate Camp
in the Pampa district.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ragsdale
and Bob had as their guests Thurs-
day, Mr. and Mrs. Don Guerriere
and children of Canton, Ohio, Mrs.
Tob Ragsale, Mrs. Joe Horzeskey
and sons of Winters, Mr. and Mrs.
Cloyce Ragsdale and children of
Tuscola, Mr. and Mrs. Desmond
Ragsdale and Johnny and Mrs. B.
P ILigsdale of Blackwell.
and Mrs. Wallace Wilhelm
of Odessa have bought the drug
store from Alvie Phillips. The
Wilhems were reared here. She is
the former Rozelle Vest.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack MfcDaniel of
Chillicothe have been guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Jodie Van Zandt . . . Mrs.
Charles Kagsdale and Mrs. Charles
Escue Sr. visited relatives in Rob-
ert Lee last Wednesday.
Mrs. Robert Harris and children
of Darrazette are visiting here par-
hi(S Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sanderson
. . . Kenneth Laird is home on
a furlough from Camp Old, Calif.
He will report to New Jersey for
overseas assignment. His wife lives
The Girl Scouts and their leader,
Mrs. Desmond Ragsadle, and Mrs.
L. W. Sweet left Monday for Lake
Abilene Park for a few days camp-
ing. Girls making the trip were
Bonnie Saunders, Shirley Montgom-
ery, Betty Sweet, Nancy Ingram,
Atf)na McCoy and Sue Edmund.
Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Richard have
hud as their guests, his brother,
Harold Richard .and son, who are
on their way to Los Angeles, Calif.,
where Harold is stationed with the
Navy. Other visitors were Weldon
Taylor of Abilene, Kenneth, Betty,
Harold and Leland Taylor of Mt.
,& BUSINESS MAN
L. L ARMOR
* MITCHELL, FISHER &.
Subject To Action Of
July 26, 1952
Caspiana, La. On their way home,
they visited in Bonham. Their sis-
ter, Miss Jackie Robbins, returned
home with them for a visit.
Word has been received from Abi-
lene that the sight in Bobby O'Don-
nld's eye is gradually improving.
He received a painful injury to his
eye when hit by a rock a few weeks
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest O'Donald
and girls and their house-guest,
Miss Jackie Robbins, went to the
Sweetwater park Monday night for
picnic and attended the ball game.
John Mack Kidd spent Saturday
night with his family, the Ben
Mr. and Mrs. Barney Toland and
daughter of Odessa were Sunday
visitors of their parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Ben Kidd and Mir. and Mrs.
J. L. Toland Sr.
Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Clinton
Kidd are the proud parents of a
baby boy, Kenneth Williams, who
was born last Thursday, the 10th,
at Sweetwater Hospital.
Word was received Saturday by
Henry Wehrman, who works for
Erchil O'Donald, of the death of
his son in California. Albert J.
Wehrman, 23, an Air Force staff
sergeant from Bryan, was killed
Friday night when his automobile
failed to make a curve. He was sta-
tioned at Parks Air Force Base.
The father left by bus for Bryan
Saturday night. The boby will ar-
rive in Bryan some time this week.
David McCain, a merchant sea-
man who recently returned from a
tour of duty in the South Pacific
is visiting his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. C. E. McCain.
Mr .and Mrs. Charlie Nunn enter-
tained the P.M.A. (marketing ad-
ministration) staff with an ice
cream supper Tuesday night.
Those present were Mr. and Mrs.
James Patterson and boys, Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Mitchell and daugh-
ters, Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Bennett,
all of Hoby ,and Mrs. Nunn's sister,
Mrs. Maybell Roberts, of Walnut
Mr. and Mrs. Nunn had as guests
last Thursday and Friday, her sis-
ter, Mrs. Robert Summins and Mr.
Cummins of Lubbock. Sunday
guests were Mr. and Mrs. Tom
Krai of Sweetwater.
Mrs. Clay Bunn, Mrs. Leo Jones
and Mrs. G. T. Webb, attended
the H-D encampment at Lueders
alst Thursday and Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. McCain and
David were luncheon guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Jack McCain of Roby
Sunday . . . Mr .and Mrs. Willis
McCain and Aubrey of Seymour
and Miss Edith McCain of Odessa
visited their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. M. McCain, Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Brown and
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. McCarley of
Sweetwater spent several days in
Ruidosa, N. M., last week . . .
Dwayne Bryant is spending the
week in Snyder with his grandpar-
ents, Mr .and Mrs. J. E. Bryant.
Mr. and Mrs. Clay Bunn and Lau-
I retta visited Sunday with their
daughter and sister, Mrs. Buddy
Bates, and Mr. Bates at Plain-
Mr. and Mrs. Tandy Curlee and
children of Midland are spending
their vacation with her parents,
Mr .and Mrs. Cilay Bunn. They
sepnt Tuesday with Mrs. Bunn's
j parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. llor-
ton. of Hobbs.
By Mrs. W. M. Teague
nity received another ha..'-Inch rain
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Brock spent
Tuesday night In Sweetwater with
their daughter and family, Mr. and
Mrs. Elmer Gilliland. They had a
party honoring Mr. and Mrs. Brock
and Mr. Gilliland on their birth-
Mr. and Mrs. Lon Henderson and
boys of Roby were Sunday visitors
of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Henderson
. . . Several from here attended the
4-H rodeo at Roby last Friday and
Mrs. Opal Davison and children
were Sunday visitors of Mr. and
Mrs. Charlie Pearce.
There were 03 present for Sun-
day School. The Rev. Paul Nel-
son and family were Sunday guests
of Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Nettleton.
Sunday visitors of Mr. and Mrs.
Jake Flint were Glen Holladay of
Sheppard Air Force Base, Mrs.
Glen Holladay of Sweetwater and
Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Fowler and
Weekend visitors of Mr. and Mrs.
Calvin Walker and children were
Mr. and Mrs. John Banchoff and
children of Abilene. Mr. and Mrs.
C. E. Shoemate were Sunday
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Walker.
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Hodges and
children visited Mr. and Mrs. Bill
Pearce and Mr. and Mrs. Marvin
Scott of Lamesa Sunday . . . Mrs.
L. E. Pearce of Sweetwater spent
Sunday with Mrs. Ed Ogden.
Those attending the Workers
Conference at Liberty Monday from
here were Mrs. Ed Ogden and
Darlene ,Mrs. Dick Shafer, Mrs.
L. P. Henderson, Mrs. Homer
Rucker and the Rev. and Mrs, Paul
Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Wilbanks of
Cottonwood, Ariz., spent the week-
end with Mr. and Mrs. Harold
Fomby . . . Johnnie and Kenney
Chism, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson
Chism, spent Saturday night and
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Jim
Blythe. Mr. and Mrs. Chism of
Sweetwater and Peggy and Jean
Davison were Sunday guests ot Mr.
and Mrs. Blythe.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Jones vis-
ited Mr. and Mrs. Clay Sullivan of
Snyder Sunday . . • Mr. and Mrs.
W. C. Hodges and children of Camp
Springs visited Mr. and Mrs. Ho-
mer Rucker and Mrs. Lottie Hodg-
Several men from this and other
communities around here met and
worked Joe Morris' crop last
Thursday. Mr. Morris has been
seriously ill. Dinner was served at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mac
Miracle Whip Salad
Save On Cold Drinks
Non-Fat Sweet Milk or Butter
Milk af About (c a Quart
Rosedale All Green Picnic Can Asparagus
5 lbs. White or Yellow
TORNADO BELT NORTH
OKLAHOMA CITY lip — Tinker
Air Force Base's "tornado predic-
tors" have ben shifting their mobile
weather outposts northward to
keep pace with the changing twis-
Lt. Col. William S. Barney, com-
mander ol the Sixth Weather
! Squadron .said units were being
| shifted from Texas and southern
j Oklahoma to sites in Kansas, Colo-
rado and northern Oklahoma.
1402 E. 12th $7500.00. Will car-
ry F.H.A. loan.
1407 E. 12th, $8500.00, $7200
1207 Bowie. Nice 3 room and
By Mrs. Lea Dickerson
NEWMAN—This community lias
not had a rain since June G and the
crops are about all burned up.
IWr, and Mrs. Oran B. Mauldin
and children of Abilene and Lynda
Stevenson of Hamlin visited the .1
E. Tindalls last week . Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Hail visited here last
Bill Watson, Robert Hail and
sons, Jonah Self, Junior Watson,
Otho Watson and son went on a
fishing trip last weekend.
Mr .and Mrs. Robert Scott Sr.
attended the funeral of Bob El-
liott at Winsboro last week, then
visited with their daughter, Mrs.
j Hoy Elliott.
' Mrs. Robert Hail, Mrs. Jonah
Selif and Mrs. Bill Watson were
shopping in Hamlin Saturday
Dean Larazza of Big Spring visited
I Mrs. Ferrell last week.
Lenoir Dickerson, Butch Scott and
the Guy Mauldin sons rode in the
parade at Fisher County's Junior
I Rodeo last weekend. Butch and the
Mauldins competed in the rodeo.
Carolyn Watson spent last week
with Joe Ellen Self. They and Glen-
da Lawlis attended the rodeo.
Bettie Talbott was ill Monday
and went to the doctor at Hamlin
. . . Visiting Sunday in the Leon
Rickerson home were Mr. and Mrs.
Olen Watson and daughter, Mr.
and Mrs. T. O. Dickerson, Mr. and
Mrs. Arvalee Dickerson and girls
and Mr. and Mrs. Lea Dickerson.
The Baptist revival is in prog-
ress at Sylvester—July 13 through
July 17. The morning service is
being held at 7 o'clock.
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert McHaney
entertained the Cub Scouts with a
party in their home last Thursday
night . . . Mrs. Tim Whitten spent
last week at Eunice, N. M., to care
for a new and only grandson.
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Baker, Allen. Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 55, No. 169, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 17, 1952, newspaper, July 17, 1952; Sweetwater, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth283877/m1/15/: accessed April 26, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Sweetwater/Nolan County City-County Library.