The Citizens Journal (Atlanta, Tex.), Vol. 70, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 21, 1949 Page: 4 of 16
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ESTABLISHED IN 1879
THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, CASS COUNTY, TEXAS
THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 1949
Club Well Attended
The. McLcod community club
held their regular meeting April
14th at the school building with
an attendance of 83. Every one
enjoyed the refreshments follow-
ed by a quiz program planned by
the entertaining committees Mr.
and Mrs. Jay Ransom and Mr.
and Mrs. P. G. Tackett.
A nice collection of gifts were
furnished by the local business
people and business firms in At-
lanta also a few from Shrcveport
FRESH FISH EVERY DAY
BUFFALO AND CAT
Every one had their wits sharpen
ed and did well in all the con-
The beautiful array of gifts
were all gift wrapped in cheer-
ful season and displayed on table
decorated with variegated spring
flowers in delicate pastel tints.
A door prize was contributed
by J. H. Walker's Garage and
won by Mrs. Gunter and a prize
was awarded for the oldest couple
, attending the community club
which went to Mr. and Mrs D. A.
The club wishes to express
their appreciation for the gifts
contributed by the following: Alex
ander Hughes Drug Store; Safe-
way; Fire Stone; Western Auto;
Roy Price; Tri-State Drug Store;
Prange Electric; Walker Drug
Store; J. R. Cash Jewelery; Ben
Franklin; Grogan Supply; At1
lanta Hardware; Larry Robinson;
Rex Theatre; Den Theatre; Dale's
Jewelery; May's Grocery; J. H.
Walker's Garage; Mr. Bankhead;
G. C. Coleman; Jollys Barber
Shop; Lake Walton; B. C. Lynch.
Plans are really under way for
Grogan's Grandmother's Tea, May
5th at four o'clock. What a grand
treat is in store for you Grand-
mothers. You'll have the time of
A guest once complimented one
of New York's richest men on his
house full of servants. The million
aire replied: "There isn't a single
job these people do that my own
mother .didn't do better when I
was a boy." This is the kind feel-
ing, the appreciative recognition
Gropan's have by paying respect
to the Grandmothers of this city
and surrounding territory.
Today, as any Teen-Ager knows
Mother is chauffer, message-tak-
er, trained nurse, cheerer-upper,
meal planner and secret-keeper
for the whole family. She picks
up after everybody, gets the dish-
es washed and the beds made, and
thank-you notes written tljat we
should write ourselves.
Plan now to spend Mother's
Why serve less than the best? Especially when you can get deliciously good, Choice
Quality Meat at MAYS low prices. Yes, all our Iteef, Chickens and Pork is top quality!
Your best assurance of tender, juicy, good tasting and good for you meat dishes. Stop in
today and choose your favorite from our full variety of kinds and cuts of meat that
makes the meal better—all ways!
Seasoned or Plain, absolutely no bone
Fancy Roll Roast, lb 59c
Fresh Dressed Fryers and
Hens, finest in town!
4 to 6 lb average, fine to bake or boil
Butt End of Cured Ham, lb 59c
Fancy Center Cut
PORK CHOPS, lb 65c
Lfke Grandma Mad(e—
PORK SAUSAGE, lb 25c
PORK HAM ROAST
Butt Cut, lb 55c
^ Center Cut, lb 75c
Fresh Ground Beef, lb 39c
Fancy Baby Beef
Sirloin Steak, lb 79c
Strawberries, new, low price!
Fancy Red Spuds, 10 lbs ... 49c
■New Potatoes, lb 7c
Yellow Squash, lb 10c
Green Cabbage, lb 4c
Iceberg Lettuce, lb 14c
Carrots, bunch 7c
Finest Tender Spinach 10c
Tender Turnip Greens 10c
Fresh Tender Lettuce 10c
Tall Korn, lb 49c
Dutch Kitchen, lb 39c
Armours Star, lb 65c
End Cut, lb 25c
Our Own Chili, lb brick 39c
Fresh Calf Liver, lb 75c
OXYDOL, DUZ, TIDE, RINSO
SUPER SUDS, IVORY
FLAKES, large packages,
Your Choice for 27c
Deckers Pure Lard 3 lb ctn 45c
3 lb carton $
Mrs. Tucker Shortening ... 57c
Swift's Leaf Lard, 25 lbs $4.50
Swifts Leaf Lard 8 lb pail $1.59
We will pay the farmer 40c per dozen in
trade for No. 1 Eggs. We want your Fat
Hens, 30c lb cash for Heavies; 27c lb for
Sliced or Crushed
Libbys Flat Pineapple 15c
2 1-2 can
Hunt's Peach Halves 29c
2 1-2 can
Spiced Pickled Peaches 33c
Bruce Orange Juice, 46-oz. 25c
Rio Grande Catsup 14-oz. ..15c
Pure Cane Sugar, 5 lb bag 42c
A-Corn Meal, 25 lb sack $1.25
Aunt Jemima Meal 25 lbs $1.35
Stone Ground 10 lb sack
Whole Wheat Flour $1.00
Pure Honey, qt 45c
A real delicious drink
Hawaiian Punch, pt 49c
Rex Fruit Jelly, 5 lb jar 75c
In Wine Vinegar 12-oz. bottle
Imported Peppers 35c
Wheat Shorts. 100 lbs $3.45
MEATS - GROCERIES ~ FEED ~ PRODUCE
Mays scash~ Store
. . M mm r—i I I k J r* . > fN I I k t ^ I A "T A •
Day Sunday with Mother. If she's
out of town, and you can't make a
visit, sit down now and start that
long letter that will gladden her
heart, or arrange to surprise her
with a long distance call.
This is the third reminder that
y<m Grandmothers should register
at Grogan's now to be assured of
a reservation. Either mail your
name, address and age, or stop by
Grogan's and leave this informa-
A musical and voeaf program
has been planned for year enter-
tainment, refreshments will be
served, and a prize given to the
oldest a/id youngest grandmother
The senior class of 1949 held a
class meeting Tuesday April 19,
to decide on their school activities
Mrs. Sharrer, senior class spon-
sors, Miss O'Neal, and Mr. Huds-
peth spoke to us about these ac-
The senior class decided on the
following calendar, April 28 .The
senior play entitled "The Camp-
bells are coming" April 29, Par-
ty given at the Abb Brabham
Lodge on Caddo Lake for the sen
iors and their dates.
May 3rd Party given by Biddy
May 6 Senior Day at Dainger
May 10 The Junior - Senior
banquet followed by a party giv
en by the Seniors at the Country
May 12 and 13 Holidays.
May 16 Party given by Joyce
Kirkland, Juanita Paulin, Martha
Caver, Virginia Ray, and Jeanette
Bryant at the Highway Park.
May 17 Senior assembly pro-
gram in High school auditorium.
May 19 Party given by Joe
May 22 Baccalaureate sermon
at the Methodist church.
May 23rd graduation exercise.
Band Went To Mt.
Eighty members of the At-
lanta Band were featured in
the Mt. Pleasant Relays on Fri-
day April 15. A parade will be
held at 11 o'clock on Friday morn
ing and the band will appear in
a band show that will feature 16
bands on Friday evening. The j
band show starts at six o'clock.
The Atlanta band wili be the last
band on the program. Each band
.will march on the field and for j
a band show. Easter Parade' will
be the show done by the local
band that will feature the major!
ettes in the parade with their
lighted batons. Climaxing the show
will be the well known specialty]
of the Atlanta Band the St. Louis
Blues. This number will feature
the trumpet section of the At- J
lanta band. Members of this sec-
tion are, Bobby Robertson, Law-
rence Ware, Franklin Allday, Jam
es Hall Reed, Bobby Rogers, Rod-
ney Whisenant, Charles Stamps,
Marvin Kennedy, Jimmy Stoker,
James Porterfield, Bobby Smith,
Donald Albright, and Norma Ruth
Atlanta's band is known all over
the Four States for their colorful
and intricate band shows. Friday
nights show promises to be an-
other brilliant and breath-taking
Atlanta Girl Scout
The Girl Scout Town Commit-
tee held a special meeting Monday
night, April 18, in grade school
auditorium with Mrs. E. W. Grum
bles presiding. The purpose of this
meeting was to further familiar-
j ize all of us as to the workings
i of our committee in relation to
the area and the national organi-
Miss Toni Griffin, executive di-
rector, and Miss Jodie Mathews,
field director, explained in detail
the entire set-up within the area.
i We are a part of the Texarkana,
i Arkansas-Texas area Girl Scout
Council and every registered adult
j is a voting member of that coun-
! cil. The next meeting of the Coun
cil will be held in May and every
registered adult in Atlanta is urg-
ed to attend as there will be some
important matters to be discussed
and also Miss Ola Beckett, Girl
Scout community advisor is sche-
duled to be with us. Details of this
meeting will be announced later.
Mrs. Grumbles was elected as a
new member of the Town Commit-
tee; other members include W. L
Cook, president; Mrs. F. P. Ellis,
secretary-treasurer; Mrs. L. L.
Dalrymple, organization chairman
Mrs. Verde Richey, program chair
man; Dick Rogers, camping; and
Mrs. Dick Rogers, public relations
Future meetings will be held on
the second Monday night of each
can be accomodated. For reserva-
tion call telephone 46. Prizes will
be given away and a delicious buf
fet supper will be served.
Queen Motel Adds
Four More Units
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Fouche have
just completed four new units to
their Motel Courts, two miles out
| of Atlanta on highways 59 and 11
| They have enjoyed a good tourist
business during the winter months
! and realized they needed added
i room to take care of their sum-
! mer business.
tion, Atlanta Electric
Mr. Wayne Scarborough, repre-
sentative for the Chambers Range,
will be at The Atlanta Electric
Company Thursday and Friday
nights April 28-29 to conduct a
demonstration of cooking with
the gas turned off. The Chambers
Range cooks with the gas turned
on only 10 minutes for very one
hour cooking time. Tims of de-
monstration will be given next
The demonstration is open to
the general public but by reserva-
tion only sinc« a limited number
BOX OFFICE OI'ENS FRIDAY, APRIL 22nd, 1:00 P. M.
SEATS NOW FOR ALL PERFORMANCES
Two Days Only Beginning April 27th
new york premiere
WEDNESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 29 h
A J. ARTHUR RANK ENTERPRISE
Colored Red Cross
The 1949 fund raising Red Cross
drive of the Atlanta negro popu-
| lation went over the top. B. 7,.
j Winkley, chairman of the drive
land the following collectors: L L
J Booth, Gladys Howard, P. A. Fis-
j her, A. O. Yates, Anna Edmond,
I Jessie Colquitt, Louise Bonner,
) Lois Johnson. Tnez Webster, C.
Alexander, L L Rvrd, C. Moore,
j M. Hollins, R J Harris, Allie Si-'
j mon, Lena Dred and A V Odins
I reported S1G7 has been subscribed
The goal was $125.
Yiurence X J/ivier
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P R E S B
Robinson at ...
.. New Boston Rd.
hv WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
A Two Citiet Film unJer the
management of Filippo Del Oi.a-n
A Universal-International Release
2 PERFORMANCES DAILY 2:30—8:30
ALL SEATS RESERVED
Prices Mat. $1.20-$l..r>0; some seats $1.80
Evciing: $1.20-$1.80; some seats $2.40
First Texarkana Showing
Winner of 5 Academy Awards
L. L. Harper
Lester L. Harper, 75 years old,
of Linden, died Tuesday, April 12
in an Atlanta hospital where he
had been taken only a few days
before with a serious illness.
Mr. Harper was one of Cass
county's best citizens, having been
in public life for many years. He
taught school in early life and he
served as county clerk and county
judge of Cass county. He also
took an active part in the Baptist
church. He was owner-manager of
the Cass County Land & Abstract
Company, Linden, with which he
had been connected for the past 35
Besides his wife, he is survived
by one daughter, Mrs. Marshall L
(Christine) Yandell, Linden; one
son, Ben A. Harper, Evanston,
Illinois; four brothers, Cicero, af
Moran, Texas; Will and Ben Har-
per of Atlanta; and George of Mis
Funeral services were held at
the First Baptist Church, Linden,
following a short service at his
home at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday
with Rev. E. L. Potter, pastor of
First Baptist Church, assisted by
Rev. W. H. Dunlap, Methodist
minister, conducting the services.
Burial was in Linden cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Gilbert
Youngs, Eugene Stone, Tom W.
Finley, Robert F. Salmon, L. H.
Morris, Fred Allen, A. L. Parker
and J. D. Betts.
Round-1he-clock sun dresses...
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Little Son Dies
David Lee Doss, two year old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Newton Doss
died in Baylor hospital, Dallas, on
the operating table Tuesday noon.
He is survived by his parents and
two brothers, Marvin Newton and
(Herbert Allen and one sister Alice
Marie. Funeral services were held
at 3 o'clock Wednesday in the 1st
Methodist church nursery, conduct
ed by Pastor, Rev. J. Roy Gibbs.
Interment in Pine Crest cemetery
under direction of Hanner Funer-
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Harrell, D. P. The Citizens Journal (Atlanta, Tex.), Vol. 70, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 21, 1949, newspaper, April 21, 1949; Atlanta, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth348047/m1/4/: accessed April 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Atlanta Public Library.