The Rusk Cherokeean (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 103, No. 17, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 26, 1950 Page: 1 of 14
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The Rusk Cherokeean
Established as "The Pioneer" July 5, 1848
THE RUSK CHEROKEEAN, OCTOBER 26, 1950
Rusk-Jacksonville Ball Game
CHAMBER COMMITTEE TALKS
GARBAGE PICK-UP FOR CITY
Girl Scouts To
The Rusk Girl Scouts are spon-
:oring a musical stage show
"Hansel and Gretel" dramatized
by an all-adult, all-professional
New York Company. "Hansel and
Gretel" is a story as ageless as
the human race, with its tale of
joys and sorrows proclaiming a
.sincere message of love and
mercy. Every child should be per-
mitted and encouraged to see and
thrill to this beautiful spectacle.
The play will be staged in the
High School Auditorium, Wed-
nesday, November 1st, at 8 p. m.
Tickets will be on sale at 'Musick,
Drug, Cartlidge Drug, Rusk Ho-
tel, Quinton's Restaurant, Smith's
Cafe and Banks and Smith Gro-
cery. The price of admission will
.be 50c for children and 75c for
Pictured above is Queen Delores Maness with her escort, King James
Swink, and flower girl, Nancy Jane Guinn. Miss Maness reigned as
Queen of the recent Lions Club Carnival.
Dialville lost a 60-58 thriller to
Woodhouse last Friday night at
Woodhouse. The teams were
forced into two overtime periods.
The score was tied-up at 50-50 at
the end of the game. At the close
of the first over time period, the
iscore was tied up again at 58-58.
Dialville will be host to White-
ihouse Friday night, October 27th,
.and a huge crowd is expected.
The Dialville girls lost to White-
house 38-35 in the curtain raiser.
This was another good ball game.
Conference games will be under-
way December 1. Schools partici-
pating in the Cherokee County
Conference are: Dialville, May-
dclle, Gallatin, Summerfield, Bui- 11
lard, Whitehouse, Winoa, and
Three Sought By
Three Cherokee County men are j
reported by draft board officials
to be delinquent and today were
notified to report immediately to
Selective Service Local Board No.
19, Rusk. i
Listed were Rudolph Valentine
Wilson, 801 North Elberta Street,
Jacksonville, Roger B. Dewberry,
Box 201, Ponta, and Emery Ray
McNaughten, Rte. 2, Jacksonville.!
"If these men do not report to
the local board office within the
next five days, their records will
be turned over to the FBI for in- |
vestigation and prosecution," the
announcement from the board
TEXAS TRAINED TANK
TROOPS TAKE TAEJON
FORT HOOD—A 2nd Armored
Division tank from here lead the
.spearhead of American advance
into Taejon in Korea. The "Ab-
batoir" is the pet name of the
Patton M-46 tank. It really lived
up to its name, which is the
French word for "slaughter
■house," according to M/Sgt Earl
E. Ballard of this city, who com-
manded the tank on its history-
Huge Pep-Rally Is Slated In City
Friday; Airplane To Drop Passes
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WAYNE RAY former Rusk Eagle
Fullback now stationed in San
Diego, California with the United
States Navy is seeing action as
fullback with the Naval Base
Ray joined the Navy July 21,
1950, and was a squad leader in
his company until being transfer-
red to a new company in which
he was eligible to become a mem-
ber of the football squad.
A big Pep Rally will be staged
in downtown Rusk Friday morn-
ing at 9:30 a. m. to boost the Rusk
High School Eagles before they
engage the powerful Jacksonville
Wiley Shattuck will fly over
Rusk in an airplane at 9:55 a. m.
and drop three thousand circulars
over the city. Twenty-five of these
circulars will be marked, and
those picking them up will receive
free admission to the game.
The snappy Rusk High School
Band will play, and the entire stu-
dent body will give a snake-dance
around the square.
This will be the biggest game of
the year for the scrappy Eagles,
and the entire city of Rusk will
turn out to show their support of.
the finest team Rusk has produced
in many years.
J. C. Williams, Jr., ardent Eagle
fan, is in charge of the city's part
of the program.
Saturday, October 28, will be
the last day to get Bar-B-Que at
the Zero Food Lockers, until next
P. T. A. To Hold
Meeting Nov. 2;
See TB Film
A meeting of the P. T. A. will
be held Thursday, November 2,
3:30 p. m. at the High School
Auditorium, according to Mrs.
Andrew Hubbard, President.
Mrs. Freddye Dear, program
chairman is presenting Mrs. Hest-
er Koen, executive secretary of
the Cherokee County TB Associa-
tion, with a very interesting and
informative film on Tuberculosis.
Projects for the year arc to be
discussed and voted on. A de-
tailed report will be given later.
Parents not already belonging
to this organization, and attend-
ing the meetings are urged to do
The garbage disposal committee
of the Rusk Chamber of Com-
merce met at the C. of C. office
at 3 p. m. Tuesday with J. P.
Jared, chairman presiding. Other
committee members attending
were: M. J. Mayes, John Miller,
and Dr. Kay B. Urban. M. H.
Norton was a visitor.
The committee discussed garb-
age pick-up in the residential dis-
tricts in Rusk, and will send let-
ters to the people eligible for
this service shortly. All residents,
receiving water service, will re-
ceive letters explaining this serv-
ice, and the approximate cost.
Tentative plans are to charge
$1.00 per month for pick-ups.
This breaks down to 12% cents
per pick-up. The city will simply
add $1.00 to the resident's water
Mother Of Local
Mrs. Deeb Mojack, 64, died at 9
p. m. Wednesday at her home, 934
S. Royall Street in Palestine. Mrs.
Kojack was born in Tripoli, Syria,
but came to the United States in
Funeral services was held at 3
p. m. Friday at the home with
the Reverend Essa Kanawati of
Houston officiating. Interment
was in the Syrian Cemetery.
Grandsons and friends were pall-
•Mrs. Kojack is survived by one
son, Albert Kojack of Rusk; six
daughters, Mrs. William George,
Sr., and Mrs. W. T. Condos, both
of Palestine; Mrs. Albert Habeed
and Mrs. T. C. Burton, both of
Houston, Mrs. Habeeb Kojack of
Tripoli, Syria, and Mrs. Pete
Arage of Anaheim, California;
nineteen grandchildren; two
great grandchildren; one brother,
Elias Nossralla of Brazil; one sis-
ter, Mrs. Kallel Abdalla of Bra-
BIG CROWD OF
Rusk's Eagles will entertain
the powerful Jacksonville In-
dians Friday night on Musick
Field, and a sell-out is already as-
sured. Jacksonville will bring a-
round one thousand fans down
for this all important game, and
around two thousand Ruskites
are slated to attend.
The Indians whipped Center
47-6 last week for their first con-
ference win while the Eagles were
dropping a tough ball game to
Carthage. Jacksonville has been
defeated only once this year. Class
AA Palestine nosed them out in
an early season thriller.
Kenneth Cook, jarring Full Back
and Pasco Parker, fleet Tail Back,
spark the J'ville offense. They are
one of the best defensive clubs in
Class A competition. The Indians
run from the single wing and "Y"
The Eagles are in good mental
and physical shape with the ex-
ception of Neil Woodard, who is
out for the season with a broken
arm, Joe Sessions, sick with the
"flu", and ETdred Pryor, suffering
with a bad leg.
"They think they can beat Jack-
sonville," said Coach Thompson,
"the morale is better than any
time all season.'
Cherokeean Now Publishing Cushing
Citizen; Physical Plant Enlarged
The Rusk Cherokeean, Texas'
fL;|Je Mom«*/****• oldest weekly newspaper, is now
'ofillUS manager publishing the Citizen, the week-
127*11 T" f ^ newspaper at Cushing in
tV 111 1 ranster Nacogdoches County. The first
publication rolled off the press
14 a fa Qat under the new setup this week.
* I "HI livIC udlt Byford Bates, mayor of Cush-
ing, is editor and business mana-
ger of the Citizen. He gathers the
news and advertising from Cush-
ing, and brings the copy to tho
Cherokeean for publication.
The physical plant of the
Cherokeean has been enlarged
and improved in recent months.
This makes it possible to accomo-
date the publication of another
Shop at home.
To Deliver Talk
At Lions Club
Nick Fletcher, official of the
Army Intelligence, will be the
principal speaker at the Novem-
ber 2nd meeting of the Rusk
Lions Club, according to Jake
Johnson, manager of the Chamb-
er of Commerce.
"He will talk on Communism,
and reveals startling information
that can not be printed in news-
papers," explained Johnson.
Fletcher is Deputy District Gov-
ernor of Lions International, and
is a resident of Newton, Texas.
Rusk Lions Club President
Frank Gillespie urges all mem-
bers to attend this meeting.
At Quitman Church
Rev. Harold Fagan, pastor of
the First Methodist Church /of
Rusk, conducted a one week Re-
vival at the Methodist Church of
Quitman last week. He aided the
pastor, Rev. L. B. Broach.
It was a highly successful Re-
vival, and 16 additions to the
church were received during the
Fire Siren To
Blow At Noon
Daily In Rusk
The Rusk Volunteer Fire De-
partment will change their fire
siren signals effective October
30th, according to Joe E. A.
One blast for 15 seconds in-
dicates the noon whistle. Four
blasts for 15 seconds will be the
signal for a fire, and three blasts
for 30 seconds indicates castrophe,
The noon time blast has been
recommended as a test for the
fire siren each day as a result of a
castrophe in a Texas town.
New Rulings On
Young men of Cherokee County,
eligible for the draft, can now
join the National Guard even
after they have been classified
in 1-A or have taken their pre-
induction physical examinations,
according to Captain J. H. Fitts
of the Rusk National Guard.
"If you would prefer to be in
the service with your friends,
contact Capt. J. II. Fitts at the
National Guard Armory or call
397," concluded Capt. Fitts.
Goes To Basic,
Pvt. Billy Wayne Middleston
19, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Mid
dleston, Rt, 5 Rusk, Texas has re-
ported to Lackland AFB, the Gate-
way to the Air Force, to begin the
AF basic airmen indoctrination
His basic training will prepare
him for entrance into Air Force
technical training and for as-
signment in specialized work. The
course will include a scientific
evaluation of his aptitude and
inclination for following a par-
ticular vocation and career.
Read the Classified Ads.
Harry Tibbals, manager of
Childs Piggly Wiggly of Rusk,
will be transferred Saturday. He
will work in the Jacksonville of-
fice and store until the first of the
year. He will then assume the
position as manager of the new
Childs Piggly Wiggly Super Mark-
et in Monroe, La.
This new store is now under
construction, and will be com-
pleted shortly after January 1,
Weldon Garrett, assistant man-
ager, will be promoted to manager
of the local business. C. H. Bivins
will be advanced to assistant man-
Tibbals has Deen a resident of
Rusk for the past five vears. Ht
is an active worker in the "first
Baptist Church, Chamber of Com-
merce, and the Rusk Lions Club.
He and his family will continue
to live here until the first of the
M. E. Church To
Week November 5
The First Methodist Church of
Rusk will begin a Loyalty Cam-
paign November 5th. This drive
will open with a big Revival Sun-
day, November 5th and continue
through November 12th. Rev.
Harold Fagan, pastor, will be the
Evangelist, and Rev. Emmett Bar-
row, pastor of the First Methodist
Church of Navasota, will lead the
singing and work with the child-
Rev. Fagan asKs every member*
of the Methodist Church to attend
each service during this Revival^
and to attend church services
every Sunday during Church
Loyalty months of November and
UN Flag Given
To City By
B & PW Club
THERE SHALL BE PEACE
In observance of United Na-
tions Day, October 24th, the
Business and Professional Wo-
men's Club of Rusk presented the
City of Rusk with a United Na-
tions Flag. Committeewomen,
Mrs. Morris Hassell and Mrs.
Harold Miller, made this beauti-
ful flag which was flown Tuesday
for the first time at the Kiwanis
Club meeting. At the meeting
Kiwanian Jim Rounsaville de-
livered an address on the value of
the United Nations to the United
States and the World.
This flag was also flown at the
High School in observance of an
Assembly Program and at the
Thursday Lions Club meeting.
The nationally celebrated day
was a renewed determination by
the people to do everything pos-
sible to assure the survival of
the United Nations and to de-
monstrate the support of tho
people of the U. S. in the present
united effort of 53 members of
the United Nations to outlaw ag-
gression and establish peace with
5th Sunday Church
Singing Will Be
Held At Dialville
The regular 5th Sunday night
Singing will be held at the Rocky
Springs Baptist Church at Dial-
ville Sunday at 7 p. m.
This service is being moved
from Oakland Baptist Church to
Rocky Springs Church due to
the construction of the new church
building at Oakland.
Everyone is issued a cordial in-
vitation to attend these religious
E. R. Gregg Goes
To Bankers Meet
In Houston, Tex.
E. R. Gregg, President of the
Citizens State Bank of Rusk and
Mrs. Gregg were in Houston Oct-
ober 20 and 21 as part of a group
of Texas and Louisiana bankers
attending the fourth annual Bank-
ers' Clinic held by First Natic*—*
Bank in Houston.
While at the clinic the ban -.s
heard addresses by nationally
prominent personalities, including
Dr. Walter Garver, Director of
the Agricultural Department,
United States Chamber of Com-
merce; Honorable Price Daniel,
Attorney General of Texas; Le-
land Doan, President of Dow
Chemical Company; Hon. W. R.
Boyd, Jr., former president of the
American Petroleum Institute;
and Gen. W. F. Heavey, Director
of the Port of Houston.
They were also guests of the
Houston bank on sightseeing trips
through the National Biscuit
Company plant and the Chemical
Division of Shell Oil Company, a
luncheon and style show at the
Shamrock Hotel, a dinner at San
Jacinto Inn, and the Rice- S. M. U.
They say he would have lived
to be a ripe old age if he hadnt
eaten so many cherries—from the
bottom of his cocktail glass.
B&PW Club Hold
The Business and Professional
Women's Club met Thursday,
October 26th at 7:15 p. m. Smith's
Cafe for their regular dinner
meeting. The meeting was well
attended. The members and
guests were served a delicious
Mrs. Mable Horn, program
chairman for the meeting, pre-
sented Mrs. Lois Henry with an
address on the United Nations.
"Peace on Earth." Butch Francis
and Delores Miller rendered tw®
vocal numbers, "Goodnight Irene,"
and "Monalisa." A solo, "Blue
Skies," was presented by Delores.
The next scheduled meeting of
the B & PW Club is November
If you want to know why tho
girls close their eyes when they
kiss you, look in the mirror.
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Whitehead, E. H. The Rusk Cherokeean (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 103, No. 17, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 26, 1950, newspaper, October 26, 1950; Rusk, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth326230/m1/1/: accessed January 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Singletary Memorial Library.