The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 67, No. 12, Ed. 1 Friday, March 23, 1945 Page: 3 of 6
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'Sleepy Time Gal'.
Pretty; Jenn Clair Sullivan, Warner Brothers starlet; Is ihe Vet-
erans of Foreign Wars' 1045 Buddy Poppv Girl, Daughter of Col.
Alexander Sullivan, retired, Joan is married to Lieut. Joe Gt'enxe-
back. who wns wnnnrlrd in "D-dav" invasion of Normandy.
"Rocked in Hie cradle of the
deep," in true sea-going fashion
is Lynette Millick, 9 months, as
she slumbers :n the "nursery"
of a Coast Guard transport
bringing refugees and repatri-
ates from ti.e Pacific. Her fa-
ther. Arnc'.i, a Marine, was
killed at Tarawa, and she is re-
tuniing h.jme with her mother
to live in Ely, Nevada.' Marine
Sfit. (Jenrpe VV Hunt, of Wey-
mouth. Mass, is the intent at-
tendant in photo.
Kc's No Mudder
Slung in n novel harness that
keeps his paws above the muddy
pre mid. this division mascot is
l>: in;: carried by his master,
1 ist Roger Keith. Brockton,
Pi:, -in Hie w"-tein front,
t:■ 11:i'ii; lilcs near laden Yanks
In ii y the tin* more easily.
iV *.SSIi< rKlJ AI ts>
Sudan seed cwt. $7.Oil.
Red top cane cwt. $5.75.
Texan hegari cwt. $.'1.50.
Arizona henari cwt. $1.10. '
Ground car corn cwt. $2.50.
Moxiu Grain Co.
"Mr. and Mrs. F.dd Nevills and |
I .\Jrs. James Anderson and son of |
I Houston, and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar |
I Potts and children of Mart spent j
I the week end with Mr. and Mrs. i
I Ernest Nevills.
| Mrs. June Adams and children |
(of Cooiidge moved back into Frosa j
| community last week.
| Sgt. John Sanderson, who is
| stationed somewhere in Wuxhing-
| ton, is home on a 12-day furlough. !
| Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Cotton and
| children and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd I
j Shorter and children were shop- j
ping: in Mexia Saturday.
Herman and Dock Howard had
business in Waco Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Tatum and
children of Gfoesbcck spent the
week end with Mr. and Mrs. S.
Hinging: here Sunday night \vw
attended by <t large crowd. Kvery-
one is invited to attend ivery 1st
and !l"d Sunday nights of each
Mrs. Carrie Lansford and Mrs,
C. B. Ward were visiting relatives 1
in Mexia and Gi'oesheck over the
Mrs. Tom Howard and son visit-
ed in the home cf Mr. and Mrs.
Bill Roberts Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Will I'opejoy had
business in Mexia one day this
Mr. and Mrs. I.ee Caddell wer •
in Mart Friday on business.
Mrs. I.tie Roberts spent several
days last week with Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Art Beck and
children vi-ited Buster Willis and
family of Thornton recently.
Our Sunday School meets next
Sunday afternoon at 2:'!() o'clock
and we hope to see more out next
Sunday morning- at 1l.;()0 o'clock.
Bobbie Roberts visit* d her
avnt, Mis. Berry Duke "f Horn
Hill, over the week end.
Elton Carsflle is spending this
week with his aunt and uncle, Mr.
and Mrs. W. R. Galawuy of Ben-
Miss Barbara Uodgers visited
her sister, Mrs. Tom Cargile of
I'raiiie Point, recently.
Another large rain fell here
Monday and . it will be
An Army Favorite
Seek Connection ; Russians Fight in
in Frame Death j Stettin Suburb
I EL PASO, Tex., March li). (U.R) i LONDON, March 19. <U.R)—Rus-
-The confession of brutal murders ! siu" sieKe 'opmm huve driven a
by James W. Hall, 24-year-old Ar- ■ , T "T
kansas "lady-killer," at Little Rock I Ahdamm fortress city
, * ... , . ^, i on the east bank of the Oder be-
today revived hope of solving: the I ^ ,,, . .. ,
« . I fore Stettin, the Germans report-
] Southwest s most baffling murder , . . .
Launch Largest Carrier
Texas law officers said there
may be some connection between
t Hall and the brutal double murder,
I torture and mutilation on March
30, 10,'10 of Mrs. Weston G. Frome
and her pretty daughter, Nancy.
(In Little Rock, it was believed
The Soviet assault on the last
German toehold east of the Lower
Oder at Altdamm entered it-
final phase. Russian victory there
will secure Marshal Gregory K.
Zhukov's flank for the big pish
Moscow dispatches reported
Hall would be questioned in con- j that after the capture <>Y the big
neetion with the Frame case. Hall I p<nt of Kolberg, <>: miles north- ;
had told Chief of Detectives O. B. | east of Stettin, the Baltic ('.oast ;
Martin of Little Rock that he had was clear from Stettin Bay to the
hitchhiked between Arkansas and j suburbs of besieged Gdynia,
the West Coast "off and on since The German high command re- j
: 19:58" and the Frome murders oc- ported that the Russians were at- j
curred near Van Horn on what tacking heavily between Lake j
could have been his route.)
Since the murders, more than 1,-
500 suspects have been questioned
and thousands of tips have been
James W. Hall, 24-year-old con-
fessed murderer of six persons,
Balaton■ and the Danube in Hun-j
gary on a broad front aimed to- j
ward Vienna. Breakthrough at-
tempts failed, a Soviet communi-
que said, hut fresh Soviet forces
were thrown into the drive and
spearheads reached the Bakony
Forest and tfie approaches to tin-
The w..rl.i's largest carrier, the USS Midway, is floated from the do
J being christened by Mrs. Bradford Williams Ripley, II, of I)ayton, 01
I meanwhile leafed through the pag- .. - ,f
, ... . , Yertes Mountains north of Mor.
jos of a worn Bible in his cell in the i .. r .
| , ... , : .38 miles west of Budapest.
, Little Rock, Ark., county jail today ( dis|mtches saU, fi(,htinK
and assured the world that he was ; W(,nt ()n unabale(1 alon(, th(, CtM.
"going heaven/' j trR, 0(ler front befo,,. Bcl.,in anU
in. Silesia, although the Red Army
to Wed Coke Shortly
Denies Rlimor She Is command still withheld eonfirma
tion of Nazi reports that the Rus- j
sians werq across the Oder in
HOUSTON'. Tex., Mar. 9. (U.R)
—Miss Dorothy Massey, daughter
of Houston's Mayor Otis Massey,
issued a flat "absolutely not" to- >
| day to Walter Winchell rumors AUSTIN, Tex., Mar. 21 (U.R)
'that she is engaged to marry Coke oflk.„'rs (')r'T(.Xa's Good Roads'As-
force and gathering strength for
a frontal assault on the capital.
Roads Group Elects
Following a :'^ciuest by a head-
quarters group of Richmond
A'-my Air Base, tilni star Bohita
Granville sent this picture in
response to their wish for a
"prolile r!l toe way down." Sgt.
Alfred __Mal<fr. spokesman for the
group, sent Miss Granville a
telee; ■, m st;.tin.f . "We also thin!,
you have a oeauUful lace."
V DI.FL'S IcOSSIlKHltY
Tlu* now I (.Try Sc* i. iiiion
FRKK: Write and get Wolfe's new
lierr.1 (!atalogue in natural cdors.
Contai s complete facts, color pic-
tures and prices of the Rossberry.
Ros- I!. Wolfe. Texas Horticultur-
ist who hits introduced a number
of new fruits and nuts, discovered
and ini r....uced this sensational
bcrrv that you have been reading
R. Stevenson, pipe-smoking gov-
ernor of Texas.
"There is nothing to it," said
Miss Massey. "Walter Winchell
doesn't know what he's talking
Stevenson and the mayor's I
daughter have been what friends j
call "cloiv acquaintances" during'
| recent visits of the governor v.. |
'Houston." The two have accom-1
I I anied the mayor and friends on1
| several hunting trips.
AUSTIN, Tex., Mar. 10. (U.R)—
| Gov. Coke R. Stevenson, 57 to-
| morrow, will sp: nd his birthday at
I his usual office duties.
Slightly greying at the temples,
| the tall ranchman-governor keeps
j ill A-1 shapi' chopping with an,
[ axe on frequent trips to his
Kimble County ranch.
1 Mentioned frequently as about
' to marry, the Texas governor
shows no indication of consider-
ing such a step, but appears flat-
tered by all such suggestions.
His daughter-in-law, Mrs. Coke
Stevens' n, .I)-., is mansion hostess. '
Mrs, W. It. Stevenson and Mrs, !
Cuy Smith have returned after i
pending Thursday arid Friday in I
soeiation, including President Tom
Kplen, Abilene, were re-elected at
a meeting of the association di-
rectors here yesterday.
Tommy Moore and baby visited
Sunday afternoon with Mr. and
Grady I go is home on his few Mrs. Clifford Steel and mother,
day.,' |,':tve from California, visit- Mrs. Frank Wright, at Cotton Gin.
ing his mother. Mrs. D« witte Col- Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Hall of
tins and family, his grandfather, Mexia, Mr. ami Mrs. Oscar Pitts
Mr. Pill-1, and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar alul daughter, and fatlur, Mr.
, Pitts and family. Pitts, spent Sunday with Mrs.
i Mrs. Wade LangHam visited Dewitte Collins and children,
j here last week from Mexia. Mrs. Cora Smith and son
i Mr. and Mrs. Buck llines were ' visit-, d in Dallas last week.
I called t- I it Salle Saturday night Mrs. Margie Ferguson of Mo-
to the bedside of their uncle, A1 Me. Alabama, is here e.n an ex-
Parson, who died at 1 o'clock tended visit with relatives, due to
Sunday moining. The body was
l brought from Groesbeck Sunday
afternoon to the
Mrs. Hints hen
Grove e< mctery
the illness of her grandfather, A1
Parson, who died at l.aSalle Sun-
home of Mr. and fla.V uh.riling.
Burial was Mon- ~Z""
in the Prairie ( ALLINA
Sani Bf irrii gton and K.
Read I he
ck at Newpoit News, Va., after
io. (NKA Telephoto)
field wer Waco visitors Monday.
Born to Sgt. and Mrs. John
Findley Walluee, a son, at their
home in Knglaiid. Wallace is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Wallace
i of this community.
Lt. (jgl J. Peyton Barfield, re-
jcently retui'M.d from Pearl Harbor
i ha.- reported to New Orleans for
Little Donnie Wallace of Dawson
is visiting his |>-rand parents, Mr.
and Mis. S. W. Bnirrington.
(.. W. Blasin^anie is visiting his
parents, Mr. ar.d Mrs. J H. Blas-
Mr. and Mrs.^:. (i. Hall and
ilaughter, Joy. of Corsicana spent
ihe wet.l. end with her father, C.
A little planning. couplcJd with a goodly supply of
soaps, powders, cleaning compounds and qadgot.*
... and slick as a whistle, you'll have your home spic-
and-span from basomenl to attic! Clean house the
easy, efficient way this year. Stock up now on sup-
plies during Safeway's groat House Cleaning Sale!
FRII) \ V
several 1 , , , , , ,.
, , ,. r . , 1 /about or have heaitl about over tile
tlays belore farmers can get back
Roberts spent Mon-
FOR SALF Practically new 2-
row cultivator and planter. N. B-
day night with Mis. D. W. Thomas.
Visitors in the C. H. Fox home
last week end were Mr. and Mrs.
J. C. Fox and son, David, of Og-
j lesby, Mrs. Tafl Taylor and chil-
j tli-en. L. (I. Fox of Houston.
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice 1'oery and
• 01.Ula«oa« o.cau yau ar. no. o.t-j'""- Koiirie. of Kilgore spent Sat-
lTa« 'h. Dtopoi tuppor' and eomlorlr urdHy night with her parents, Mr.
y.a ont 01 Ihope unlorlunaloa who can 1 ^ 1
patently Iriod all iype 01 truuw only to , mid Mrs. 1.11111 Kennedv.
find lillle or at reliot, tailing lor tho glib .
jcri! ordot adi, o. ih so-callod out 01 iown David Hudson ami I a 111 ily.
uporlt spending Irooly your Urn* and
nonoy only to nullM grealor
■•arch in rs-
oi Ik* world.
lot roll*, only la
lino a bailor «otv-
ic oxiits in our
Radio. Rossberry was created by
Ihe famous Luther Hut-bank and
has broken all records for produc-
tion and outstanding merits, lt is
the greatest l.erry ever discovered.
Grows like a Boysenberiy, loaded
with giant-si/,e, 2 by I inch, wine-
V lored, delicious berries. Has the
combined flavor of Boysenberry
and raspbeTiy with some sweet
added, Those who have tried it are
re-setting their whole patch wLli
Rosshci ry. Rossberry is really the
dream berry the ideal that we
have all warded f'o; so long. Grows
and Mrs. Jack Alfonl 11ml children bonu' 111,(1 should have
visited his brother, L. A. Alfortl,
in Kosse Sunday afternoon.
Several of the men have gone
fishing but report no luck.
Mr. ami Mrs. Oran Lewis and
dauirliter. Martha Ann and Wayne
Cxp*r A'htlng ant jympathotic undor- .
K"2c.-'^%'.hu?7up«an.Y V.atr.a#! (-"Wis spent Saturday night with,
&^d,.3plliIS2 ! their par,.its, Mr. and Mrs. Jim 1'"ailed
Abdorr.:'no Supporlots, Etoati*
Koiioty, Shouldot Braeoa. *tc.
-toire Kossberi ies growing in the
back yard. Now is the time to
PLANT, so get your copy of
WOLFE'S BERRY SPECIAL.1
Write today to WOLFF. NURS-
ERY, Dept. W., Stephcnvillc, Tex-
as antl your cjltaloR'tie will be
immediately. Get vours
Kendriek & Horn
! Lewis o|
1 Jack Ii'.irnhiirt
' while the supply lasts!
md family of | WOU K NI'P^KRY
Houston spent the week end with Smith's Finest Fruit Trees
bis mother, Mrs. Jesse Burnharl. j & Berries
and other relatives. |Dept. \\\, Stephenville, Texas
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The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 67, No. 12, Ed. 1 Friday, March 23, 1945, newspaper, March 23, 1945; Mexia, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth292640/m1/3/: accessed April 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gibbs Memorial Library.