The Marion County Courier (Jefferson, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 21, Ed. 1 Friday, September 8, 1939 Page: 1 of 8
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\; The Only Home
;; Owned Paper In
! \ Marion County
The Marion County Courier
And Official Organ of the Marion County Agricultural Association
;; Covers Marion ^nd
! Parts Of Cass And
!) Harrison Counties
Issued Every Friday
Jefferson, Texas, Friday. September 8, 1939
VOL. 3— No 21
EVERYBOOT READY FOR GREAT
SCHOOL YEAR EOR 1938-40 TERM
Crace Starke, saperintendent of the Jefferson High
Schools, states that everyone is on hand and plans are
now ready for one of the greatest school years in the his-
tory of our school system.
H. H. Young, principal, states that a complete sched-
ule for the Bulldog has been perfected, and that Coach
Reeves and assistant, Lands, have been giving the boys
some preliminary workouts this week, and the first game
of the 1939 season will be with Waskom at Waskom, on
Today, Fridoy, all the High School youngsters are to
be enrolled and assigned their classes.
The personnel of our school system urges every pat-
ron to cooperate in making this a year of profit both to
the pupils and the school,
HERE MEIER 13
E. R. Fenton, field represent-
ative of the Veterans State Serv-
ice Office, will be in Jefferson
Sept. 13, to assist war veterans
and their dependents who have
problems in connection with
their claims growing out of war
Mr. Fenton is very anxious to
see as many war widows and
Gold Star mothers as possible,
since recent legislation liberal-
ized laws pe taining to widows
and (Sold Star mothers.
All persons desiring to see
Mr. Fenton, field represent
ative for this district, wl.ile he
is in Jtft'erson may contact him
on Wed. Sept. 13 at Pust Office.
If you desire to see Mr. Fen-
ton, be sure and bring all letters
received from the Veterans Ad-
ministration and your dis-
SPECIAL NOTE: To all par-
ents and foster parents. If your
son's death was caused by a
service connected with disabil-
ity, or if he died in service, you
should see Mr. Fenton. you may
be entitled to benefits.
R. A. Givins, vocational agri-
culture teacher for the Negro
schoil in Jefferson, has re-
turned with a group of the voca-
tional agriculture boys of his
class from a tour of the Central
Northwest where they studied
the various farming industries
of that section.
They visited many permanent
educational exhibits in Chicago
and the surrounding territory
such as the Field museum,
Shedd aquarium, Merchandise
mart, stock.yards, steel mills,
and other large industries there.
This tour gave the boys the
opportuni y of comparing farm-
ii g sections in the course of
their travel with the section in-
habited by the boys.
Mrs. Wood Given
Party by Mother
In New Home
Mrs. Marcus of Marcus-Kar-
iel Clothing Co. of Marshall re-
turned this week from a trip
which included a tour of Canada,
Florida and way points. She re-
| turned to find the store and
stock of firm seitled in its new
i lauation on the East Side of the
Square-next door to McLellan's.
—Shop In Jefferson—
To Thrifty shoppers
Tuf-Nut Khaki Suits, each
Tuf-Nut Sanforized Gray Covert pants 98c
Men's Dress Shirts
Big Bear Work Gloves
Men's Silk Socks
Tuf-Nut Boys' Overalls
Shorts and Shirts, suit
46-indi Oilcloth in Beautiful OO
Ginghams, Plaids and Checks, yd.
Pepperell Print, yard
Unbleached Sheeting, yard
Bleached Sheeting, yard
Women's Satin and Crepe Slips,
all sizes to 52
Step-Ins and Bloomers, 50c grade ape
Fruit-of-the-Loom, Brassieres U*5c
New Fall ANKLETS 10c & 15C
Silk Dresses, printed and solid
Crepes in the newest, fall designs
Girls''School Oxfords ' HH1.NO
Mrs. T. S. Murray entertained
her daughter, Mrs. Perry Wood,
with a surprise birthday party
Mrs. Wood was the recipient
of many lovely gift^i and cards
from the following:
Mesdames Hope Hughes, Geo.
Liverman, Mary Stalloup, May-
me Childress, Will Stallcup, El-
oise Gamble, T. J. Sullivan, Jr.,
V. V- Keasler, T. G. Jenkins,
W. S. Kirklin. Troy Jaynes, G.
H. Call, G. W. Rains, 0. C. BiJl-
iugsley. Elmer Jones, Rupert
Walker, James Sullivan, Bobbie
Page, Kennon Cox, P. L. Bass,
A- E. Walker.
Misses Josephine Huffman and
Mesdames J. W. Badgett, Joe
Latch, Freddie Meyer, Bliss
Stallcup, E. Page, Waldo M.
Meisenheimer. Emma White,
C. W- Langenstein, R. 0. Dan-
iel, Alice Rose, R, Goetzman, T.
L. Torrans, Louis Torrans, T.
H. Bomar, R. E. L. Snead, M.
D. Williams, R. G. Bradshaw,
Walter Eolen, Joe MoCasland,
Sadie Faviell, C. W. Carlson, W.
E. Singleton, RalphLemmon, D.
Townes Windham and Leon
The fifth judicial district
court of Texas will convene in
Jefferson on September 11,
with Judge R. H. Harvey of Lin-
den presiding, it was announced
by Fred Shaw, district clerk.
Non-jury cases will be tried
during the first week, with jury
impanelled for the second and
third weeks. Civil cases only
will be taken up during this
Jurors selected to serve are us
follows: E E. Miller, Bill Suber,
Fred Bramlette, B. D. Baldwin,
N. C. Garter, T. J. Bennett, P.
G. Graham, P. W. Hughes,
Will Tanksley, R. C. Connor, H.
C. Nation, T. R. Bennett, T. P.
Grubbs, Clyde Maxwell, H. S.
Morrow, G. T. Hasty, Ernest J.
Meyer. Willard Beal, Will Bock-
man, Roy Powell, V. H. Dodd,
H. C. Brown, Jr.Sid Dorgan, T.
L. Simmons, Andrew Davis,
Marshall Wimberlj, Ross Sloan,
W. X. Nixon.
It is thought approximately
six weeks will be required to
dispose of the docket during
(WW fflO STILL
LOCATED INT M
OF OWNER'S HOME
YEAR; SAYS CARL RALPH
Carl Ralph, President of the Marion County Fair As-
sociation, is more than pleased with the exhibits lor our
1939 Fair, as well as the extremely fine list of premiums
offered to those competing.
The past few weeks have had Mr. Ralph and the entire
board of directors busy getting things ready, due to the
late date in securing the Fair grounds from the school
board. They had to work night and day to get things in
shape to make this year the best in the Fair history.
Fair catalogues have been mailed out, containing the
largest premium list ever offrred.
The amusements this year will prove enjoyable to ev-
ery member of the family and make everyone want to at-
tend each day or night of the Fair.
Season tickets are now being offered and Mr. Ralph
urges linose desiring the tickets to call at his office and
secure them right away.
MEET MONDAY NIGHT
Two stills were discovered
Saturday in the Shady Grove
community by Constable Q. R.
Lockett, Deputy J. W. Hartzo;
Niehtwatfhman Carlile, federal
officers Haley and McCall and
Liquor Control officer G. W.
Hayden Gray, negro, had a
still in his front yard and plenty
bottles and jugs for handling
Gray was turned over to Fed-
eral officers and made a state-
ment admitting ownership.
The other still was about 150
yards from Gray's honne but the
owner has not been apprehended
The hostess was assisted in
serving refreshments by Mary
Elizabeth Wood, Jane Bradshaw,
Lady Van Beth Williams
The second meeting of the
Northeast Texas Cleaners Asfo
ciation will be held here Monday
night, Sept. 11, was announced
by A. B. Andrews, vice presi-
This organization wns formed
a few days ago at a meeting in
Linden and is to serve several
counties in this section working
for the betterment of the clean-
TEXAS LEADS ALL
STATES IN USE OF
R E A
Washington—Texas leads all
other states in the number of
rural electrification projects.
The Rut 1 L ""r fi ition Ad-
ministration repo ted Texas hed
replaced Ohio ns lencTer amor g
the top six since this time last
Here art the leaders with the
number of projects and the
amounts borrowed as of July 81:
Texas 56 (817,161,085); Iowa 50
($16,204.128); Indiana 40 ($16,-
25lJ, 195); Minnesota 37 ($16,932,
216); Georgia 85 ($ll,90tt614);
Ohio 26 ($13,021,025).
Installation of a new Garnett
machine gives the Nowhn Mat-
tress Factory of Marshall regu-
lar factory equipment for pre-
paring cotton tor quilts and mat-
tresses exactly t.he same as is
used by the leading mat ress
manufacturers of the country.
E. W. Nowlin is now extend-
ing his excellent service to Jef-
ferson and has a job waiting for
some responsible person to rep-
reseut him in this vicinity.
Mrs. Ralph Shelton and
Mrs. Davis and children, are
the guests of their mother,
Mrs. G, W. Keese, and Mayor
and Mrs. Robert H. Wood at
their la he lume. Frank Tram-
mell and Warren Hoffmeister
of Dallas spent the week end
there with their aunts.
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Lester
and daughter, Mary Evalyn
Martin, were Dallas visitors
First To PERRY'S Then
Your Name in GOLD, FREE on Ail School Supplies
SCHOOL OPENING SPECIALS
Women's black Suede dress shoes
])KY GOODS STORE
"NOTHING CHEAP BUT THE PRICE"
Note Book Binders with Filler
Big Top Pencils
2 for 5c
25c to 50c
Carter's Cico Paste
16 colors Gold Medal Crayolas
110 Sheet Note Book Filler
Scrip Ink, all colors
90 page Composition Book
We have the largest selection of colors and styles in children's Anklets, 10c and I 5c; Kiddies
Panties 10-15-25; Kiddies fine Lace trimmed Slips 39c and 49c, sizes 4 to 12 years
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Bradshaw, R. G. The Marion County Courier (Jefferson, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 21, Ed. 1 Friday, September 8, 1939, newspaper, September 8, 1939; Jefferson, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth293136/m1/1/: accessed May 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.