San Antonio Register (San Antonio, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 9, Ed. 1 Friday, April 1, 1955 Page: 2 of 12
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F. W. Gross
High School News
VOMK ECONOMICS DEPT.
Mrs. Josririiinr L. Friml*,
VICTORIA, Texas — The New
llouu'inukera of America <aha|ih'r
%v«s reiuvsented at tbe State NI1A.
utH'tiuK In Prairie View, by Mary
Clinrlutte Crll tcnrieu ami Faye Jean
Jennings. The two girls arc y
mtbutiutlc ai»«»ui sharing their «'\-
lierieuees with the chapter at the
The NI1A chapter at Groaa is
•looking forward with cnner anticipa-
tion to attending the area meeting
to in* held at Sequin, April 2.1,
after which the principal and in-
utruetors have arranged. as a part
<»f the girls entertainment. f<»r ttiern
to attend the Battle of Flower* in
Once again, everything ami every-
body in the homeniaUitig department
of I . W. Grona is humming and truz-
7.ing in preparation «»f the annul!
spring; style revue. The th#m«* will
be "The Teen Fashion Delights."
These girls' sewing dream- are
nbont to materialize and the finish-
ed prtni.lrt will |h> >t \ ! *'« I. I>
exhibited, so that the entire com*
iniimty ran share in their eiperiw-
aud give their praise and respect
to those student* and their instruc-
"The Teen Fashion Delights" w:!l
"be presented Tuesday night, April
K at s o'clock. In the auditorium ►f
J' \Y. (Jro.ss school.
By a Jew,
Named by Negro
By the Associated Ncrro Press
NEW YORK—Calling atten-
tion to the fact that the Ameri-
can Federation of Labor was
founded by a Jewish person
and named by a Negro, John
J. lie I airy declared that "bro-
ther" us not an empty word.
The St. Albans, N. V, presi-
dent of the Sanitation Men's
lioral No. 831 pointed out that
his agents are of varied races
Ileltiry said Samuel <ionip-
ers. the immigrant Fnglish
cigar maker, organized the AFL.
The Negro who named it. he
declared, was Jeremiah tirandi-
sou, a Pittsburgh steel mill
Missionary Benning. Mr-. Beasley,
ind Mrs. i; n. Tyler of San Anton-
io, Texas, accompanied Hev. and
Mrs. J. it Alien here 8unday« for
services In the Church of God in
The Twin County Interdenomina-
tional Ministerial alliance met nt
st. John Baptist church Monday
morning, with the president, Hev
I. M. James, in charge. Hev. ('. A.
James delivered the message.
Abraham l.iueoln school he*J i
game party Friday night Aim i Jii
TL»e Spiritual Five motored » II » »s-
ton. Texas, Sunday, Marcii -7. lit si
Doris Winters np'Hi-orcil a group
of ainger at t lie Bapt1 *t duir h a
Jourdanton, Texas. Tliey wer- ' -
Goepel Harmotii er- of San \n*
Cat MilhollatiU. who was in th>*
hospital at San Antoni», l»«*en I
Kuoved to Temple Texas. His c » I
tion is report***! t • be jioor.
The a unual service* of the
Knights of Phythias and the court*
were held at St. .Tame* V M 1*1
church, with the sermou heinc
jmched iif Rei A a (oates, >f
San Antonio. Texas. A program w,i<
held at Mt. Arie Sunday nieht *pon-
jiored by Mrs. K. M. Biirlev The
female aud male quartet rendered
Tlie ushers sponsored a "yard of
dimes" project a St. James Sun-
day night, and Si4 was raised i:
A Stevenson attended the aniim!
institute for teachers in Prairie
View college. Saturday. Alvia Stev-
ensnit spent tle» we^k end visiting
relatives here. Miss Charlotte A.
Grant. Bobbie Grant and Mr. an!
Mrs Roger G. Johnson have returned
to Maryland after snenoyg a week
■with Mrs. M. M. JotaMS.
Mrs L. F.. Atkinson. Mr and
Mrs Ben lemons, Mary >^ann,
Jjare Humphries, and Clarenee
Johnson rislfed In Galveston. Texas.
Iter. P. T> Saddler. Jr. is risitingfta
Houston. Texas. H. Brooks was a I
visitor here recently. Raymond John I
son and friends from San Antonio
were dinner guests of Mrs. M. M. j
Johnson, last Wednesday.
$50,000 in Trust
By Ga. Ionian
By the Associated Negro Proa
ATT.ANTA. Ga. — A servant's
faithfulness was rewarded here,
last week. when his white employer
set up a $50,000 trust fund for
The recipient of the kindness is
LoQll HawkiM, 70. who had been
reared by the family since he was
six years old and had "served the
family since childhood."
Establishing the fund was Mrs.
Flora McDaulel Pitts who died sev-
eral weeks ago. News of her inten-
tions came out when her will was
recorded last week.
The will also provided for Haw-
kins' funeral and burial, ifQuested I
that two plaques be erected in Ne-j
gro churches at Calhoun in his
memory after his death, a cash la*-
quest of *-.000 and care of his
one sister, Mrs. Virginia'Glover
of Portland. Ore., was left 50 shares
of stock in CroWu Cotton mills at
Calhoun: another. Miss Nettie Me-
Daniel, was left two pieces of prop-
Miss McDaulel. who was named
executrix, an-l the other sister. Miss
Julia McDaniel. ate to receive the
remaining property and residue In
equal shares after establishment of
The First National bank here will
house the trust fund. It was ordered
to invest tin* money in l»oud* and
to pay the net income from the In-
vest me nt in mouthly installments
An at:orney for the Pitts family
described Hawkins as an accom*
1 j "
The choir of Webster!Chain*I AME
church, under the direction of John
A. Polk, motored to WlttK Texas,
Sunday, March 27, anKprcseuted
a vesper service at Thomas Chapel
Methodist church. VUfttor* were
present from Houston, Con roe,
Ilearne, and Port Arthur.. Texas.
The choir Is composed o£ 1." mem-
Inm-s, and Mrs. Dinah ,B. Tlanimoiis
is president. Rev. 0. X Pierce is
pastor of that church.,
Rev. Martin of PeaclrCfrcck was
guest spenker at W^Afr Chapel
AMI! church last Sunday the sum
of $"7 was raised to hai&lcd to the
t/ullding fund. He was accompanied
by his cliolr and members.
Funeral services wire held for
Dan Stewart at Antioch Bnpt 1st
church in Lulitig, Texas, Sunday.
The annual thanksgiving oervice of
the Americau Woodmen Cfltnp No.
1 Hi will lie held at Provide; n < Bap-
tist church, Sunday, April £4. at 2:30
plished musician despite bis lack
of formal training, and n faith-
ful church worker. In ffcognltlon
of Hawkins' interest in his church,
the will provided that metal plaques
In* placed in the Allen Chap-l Meth-
odist church aud the Friendship
Tou *—4 *• *•!•,*(« fttj,
iitf a*f U«)>r, N*wlf tmprond JfT BiACX
rotoaific poswdc rfo«t »h« wt* y*
:o*nb krniti. Apply it m y«« vmU n;
*'«m P«m4* (W brvth smd t»mb »w«» fray,
'<*% !**w fciffcUfbt* mi6 «k««n Mi'ih ft»« Imu1
jok tivvWr, gtMfn*. M*k«i you lech y>i»|ii
it's •••r. m a cS.W cm it. It's a« »«;y
it M«, fwt, itwH V«« ui'i l*u. Try it h«n
'-•*» bwi * irou Ml S«lipKt«S SCMO NC
"OKTr NOW O- M..r, ... Mt, SI M *tm
■ xtlf* hot try it. ft wtM w*«K *«t bwt wOl no
A »H Pr«tty ap. Hi*« Wv*)y hair the
ny way WtlTf KM it now to
(M Marfal NaW Pro4*m. l«c. UMM
Oap* 83 , VMVITI S5, N T.
in a Parade of
Prettq Colors bif
• Light Blue
• Pastel Pink
Easter! Graduation! .. . just name
your big event... then come get
this young, delightful little pump!
It's smooth leather and such smart
fashion! Sizes V/i to 10. A A to B." •'
316 EAST HOUSTON
Btinilii.v was regnlnr ijimtornl day
at (iiilllc* Baptlat rhurcb with Rrr.
It. A. Cooper of Cuero, Teins, |>»s-
tur. Dne to tbe wen I her, »cr vices
\vcp« poorly nttemtert.
Mr. nml Mrs. Joahua Bcott and
Mnnle Houston, Jr., of Snn Antonio,
vlaitrd liere over the week end. Clre
jrour news to tlie reinirter, Rlra.
I.ouis Adklns, and pay for your pu-
per when delivered, please!
The brotherhood union, pastor,
choir, and members of Mt. Xelro
Baptist church, met with the dis-
trict convention held at Bethlehem
Bapti>t church of Bct villc. Texas,
with the Rev. E. W. Meador, pas-
tor. Rev. F. J. Hohba delivered tlio
Tuesday nlffht messape.
The usher board conducted a Sun-
day evening program at Mt. Neho,
In which tli Rev. Tabor, of Mt. Sin-
ai Baptist church, Yoakum, Texas,
delivered tlie sermon. The. money
raised will be used to extend the
front pathway to the church. The
program was a success.
("4 use i-ingerlene Bergamot
to keep my bair soft
•""'V- and1 manageable."
* ra«r Sr*m<at ceeeaHwppty raw. wriit Ami ta>
KONOO CHEMICAl CO. INC.
M4 Will IIMi ITim WW TOO. N T
Hie regular meeting of the P«»-
tor'i Aid' tociety of Mt. BetWl
rburdi wai held Monday night,
Marrh 21, wltli the president, Mrs.
Hndle Green, la tbe clinlr. Following
the meeting, a social was enjoyed by
18 member,. Other officials of the
society are Mesdaines M. llhickwell,
I.. V. Meador; and tbe Iter. A. 0.
Collins Is pastor.
1'alin Sunday services of the Or
der of Kastern War, Kitchen's
Pride, No. 71, will be held it Mace-
donia Hnptlst church, with the Kcv.
S. A. Shropshire of Mission, Texas,
as speaker. Visiting chapters will
l« from <ionzale« and N'lxou, Texas.
Jim (Ireen to critically 111.
4 large aumbet of relatives tod
friends from thhfcclty attended tbe
fuaersl sendees of Mrs I,essle Mon-
roe, held to Hondo, Texas. Mis,
Monroe was killed In Han Antonio,
A special usher meeting was held
at Friendship Bapllst church, Sim-
day afternoon. Fiincrnl services were
conducted from Antioch Baptist
church last Sunday afternoon for
Pan Htewnrt. J. CV(Johnny) Merrl-
weather_dled here In the city hos-
pital Monday morning, and fnneral
arrangements «re pending it this
Vote FOR the
TUESDAY, APRIL 5
Tstm Bttuday services will be ob-
served by the Misoale filly *|
William Taylor Methodist riMrch.
'46 Chevrolet Sedan
'48 Buick Tudor
'48 Ford Club Coupe"
'49 Hudson Club Coupe
'47 Chevrolet Sedan
'49 Packard Sedat\
'49 Kaiser Traveler
'49 Plymouth Sedan
'50 Studebaker Tudor
'49 Chevrolet T. Sedan
'49 Olds. Sedan
'50 Chevrolet Sedan
'51 Chevrolet Sedan
Used Car Manager
Karnes City News
Mrs. L. Williams was called to
Thomaston last Thursday to the ImhI-
#ide of b«?r son. C laude Brown, who
is ill. The weekly missionary pro-1
grains that were rendered at Pros- j
pert Baptist church last week, closed j
Saturday nitfht with Elder A. L.
Johnson and his congregation of
fcau Antonio, in charge. One wa*|
ltdded to the church. The total
Rev. J. W. Swisher, assistant pas-
tor. IH'licons J. W. Watson and K
Rice motored to Cuero Saturday,,
Where they visited Rev. I*. Johnson, i
who is ill. Rev. Swisher attended |
the March board meet in Beeville, j
mid also represented tl»«* I'rosiiect
l';ipti>t clnin h in the al»-ience of the
Sunday was regular pastoral day.
and Rev. Swisher conducted the
services throughout the day. Th"
§tim raised during the day was $38-
Mrs. I. I'earns and Mrs. L. T.
Cla'-k made encouraging remarks in
th<* BYFI . Part of the World Wide
C<»spel singers met at l'rosjiect Bap-
tist church Sunday afternoon with
th«* supervisor, Elder N. Deams. in
Mrs. J. H. Jefferson, Sr. and son,
John Jefferson, were in San Anton-
Jo Sunday. Charlie Brooks, L.
Chular and others of Xan Antonio
w»*re house guests of Mr. and Mrs.
C. Shular last Sunday.
C H. Jones was taken seriously
Jll Friday night, and his daughters
from San Antonio were called to his
Mr. and Mrs. Rose eaine home to
▼Wt their mother. Mr*, h. Kow.
MLss A Kini; anil Miss Anna Huck-
.r and M. Kucker of .San Anlonio,
visited with Mr. find Mrs. Kins and
their son. Mr and Mrs. I>nn King
unit children, here.
Mrs. I*. Neal's children visited her
from San Antonio. Mr and Mrs.
Cross motored to San Ant-inlo Tex-
as. Mr. «nd Mrs. Center an t - Mi-
di-en from Austin, Texas, visited
their brother and bis wife here in
The Courts of Calanthe and the
Knights of Pythias of this rlty unit-
ed in a Joint session with the Flnt-
onia chapter Sunday afternoon In
the school auditorium.
Mrs. Louisa Carroll of San An-
tonio, Texas, visited relatives and
friends on the week end. Tlie pas-
tor of New Jerusalem Baptist church
delivered a very inspiring sermon.
jn?isfr; and no night services wore
Tbe yonth chorus furnished the
Some of the Mgfc school students
appeared on the musical extrava-
giiii/.a held at Hallettsvllle high
•choo! sndftorium last week Thev
irere under the direction of Mrs.
Iora Sherrud and Mra. Gloria Wal-
fashionable faille dusters
the costume-making coat for spring
Yo'jr most important fesVon . ,
the duster that goes everywhere . .,
to be worn with everything in your
wardrobe . . . dramatic sleevet
widely cuffed , . , attractive
rol'ed col'ar accented with
rhinestone pin ..,
navy or black. Sizei
130 EAST HOUSTON ST
Fashion, first floor
j The Fashion
230 E. Houston Street
* Sen Antonio. Texes
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On July 23,1955, Golden State Mutual will
be thirty years old, its steady growth
spurred by your interest and faith.
Since its founding in 1925, GSM has paid:
$9,577,612 in benefits to members and
$7,lJf3,f)76 to homeowners in loans for
^ better homes
During the year 1954
$1,285,050 was paid to members and
$102,353 was paid in dividend pay-
ments to GSM policyowners, lowering
the cost of their insurance
Assets are vow $9,873,709
Legal reserves held for policyowners
Life insurance in force is $83,775,839
Insurance service isnowbeingrendered
to more than 200,000 policyowners.
For GSM thirty years is merely the first lap
of a long run. GSM is a permanent fixture
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DALLAS: 2531 Forest avenue, Chester A. Beverly, regional super-
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HOl'STON; 2320U Dowiing street, Joseph Punches, district man-
TEXAS GENERAL AGENCIES
Al'STIN: And)' Anderson agency, 1203 East 11th street, Marcellui
J. Anderson, general agent.
BEAUMONT: Clarence Sam ageney, C59 Forsythe street, Clarence
Sam, general agent.
HOUSTON: Lone Star agency, 11209 Dowiing street, Joel L. Thomas,
SAN ANTONIO: Andy Anderson agency, MSOH East Commerce street,
William Hunter, business manager.
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8 Model Homes now open
' Large roomy kitchens • Reinforced concrete
with breakfast area
tile drain, pantry
Attractive bath with
tub and shower
Built in gas stove in
Sliding doors in bed-
Plus other nice stor-
1 Built up gravel roof
' Steel casement win-|
1 Brick or stone trim
Paved streets wlth|
Adjoins school prop-|
City sewer, natural]
gas, city water, and|
• City bus
Westridge park is situated high in elevation on
Highway 90, west, one block east of Acme road.
Convenient to Kelly and Lackland fields.
Open daily from 9 a. m. till dark (Sunday from
1 p. m. till dark.)
L. H. Frederick, Sales Manager
Office Phone CA. 3-1031, Night Phone-PE. 4-9319
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