The Shamrock Texan (Shamrock, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 22, Ed. 1 Friday, June 3, 1938 Page: 3 of 4
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OFriday, June 3, 1938
THE SHAMROCK TEXAN, Shamrock, Texas
Where Levine Boy's Body Washed Ashore
This is the beachfront at Davenport Neck, L. 1., where the body of 11-year-old Peter Levine, object
of a widespread search since his abduction last February, was washed ashore. In the background
is the home of Mrs. Levine lselin, employer of Capt. Helmer Strong, who first discovered the .body.
Found Boy’s Body
Though many of the social clubs
have disbanded for the summer1
months, bridge continues to 'be the
ever popular pastime 'With Mrs.
Cleli Gierhart. entertaining the
Trece Amigo club at a breakfast-
Widge Wednesday morning and
Mrs. W. H. Gilliland hostess to a
foursome with luncheon and bridge
Mrs. Fred Holmes entertained the
.PricllLa club at her home Wednes-
day afternoon and Mrs. G. F. Geyer
the Needlecraft group Thursday.
( \ At a charmingly appointed break-
fast, Mrs. Gierhart was hostess
Wednesday morning to the Trece
Amigo club. Each table was center-
ed with a lovely bouquet of pansies,
and colors of purple and yellow
ywere accented in the party acces-
sories. Prizes at the games went to
Mrs. Ernest Baggs, who won both
high and cut favors.
Present were Mesdames Joe
Sauermilch and P. B. Wooldridge.
i. (guests; Baggs, Virgai Agan, Homer
Glasgow, Wayne Harlow, Gene
Daugherty. Ralph Coburn, Matt
Lewis, George 'Miller, B. K. Golson,
and the hostess, members.
Wednesday noon, Mrs. W. H. Gil-
liland entertained a foursome with
luncheon at the Texas Grill cafe
and bridge at her home in the af-
ternoon. Tne new five-suit deck was
used at contract with Mis. Carl
McPherson winning- high score
The group were Mrs. McPherson,
Mrs. Ernest Baggs, Mrs. Ed Apple
and Mrs. GilMland.
Mrs. Fred Holmes was hostess
Wednesday afternoon to the Pris-
cilla club, members and guests.
Sewing was enjoyed during the en-
lovely refreshments -were served
to Mesdames Earl Kromer and
Henry Holmes, guests; Mesdames R.
L. Baxter, E. K. Caperton, H. E.
Forgy. B. F. Kersh, Fred Moore, M.
E. Risk. O. T. Nicholson, C. L.
Clement, Wm. Kyle and J. A. Hall,
Vases oi roses, poppies and lark-
spur made an attractive setting for
the meeting Thursday of the Need-
lecraft club at the home of Mrs. G.
F. Geyer. The afternoon hours were
spent in sewing and conversation.
Refreshments of punch, cake and
ice cream molded in the shape of
roses, were served to Mesdames M.
E. Risk, J. A. Hah and J. W. Shad-
dix, guests; Mesdames Ed R. Wall-
ace, R. L. Wheeler, A. R. Hugg, A.
C. Hallmark. J. R. Benson, iL. 8.
Griffin, J. M. Cox, C. L. Reavis and
A. J. Laycock. members.
It was Capt. Helmer Strong,
above, who first discovered the
body of Peter Levine, missing
since February 24. Noticing a
“bobbing" object in the waters
of Long Island Sound, Captain
Strong watched it through bin-
oculars and called police when
it was washed ashore.
Subject to action of the voters In
the Democratic Primary July 23,
STATE OF TEXAS
For State Representative, 122nd
For District Attorney,
31st Judicial District:
W. R. FRAZEE
C. E. CARY
Big Gun Blasts—Camera Catches Shell in Flights
P * v
For District Judge,
31st Judicial District;
W. R. EWING
COUNTY OF WHEELER
J. T. “SHORTY" REYNOLDS
For Tax Assessor and Collector:
THOMAS M. POTTS
For District Clerk:
For County Superintendent:
For County Judge:
W. O. PUEIT
D. A. HUNT
JOHN H. TEMPLETON
James Ray Tindall and Kathleen
'Tindall of Twitity are visiting with
their grandparents, Mr. and Mis.
J. H. Walker whhe their mother,
Mrs. J. M. Tindall is In an Ama-
rillo hospital for an eye operation.
, f Mrs. W. E. Johnson accompanied
Mrs. John J. McCollister and son
Donald of Ft. Sill, Okla., to Phoe-
nix, Ariz., where she Is visiting a
brother, Robert S. Taylor whom she
has not seen in 39 years. She will
| , (also visit with her nephew and
niece, E. McCollister and Mrs. Mil-
dred Oady at Midway City, Calif.,
before She returns home.
Mr. and Mrs. Erman Waller and
small son of San Jon, N. M., vlslt-
fed relatives and friends here the
past few days.
Kenton Nelson has been confined
to his bed the past 10 days suffer-
ing from an attack of pneumonia.
He is recovering rapidly.
' Ma-. and Mrs. Everette Fain and
family have been attending the
bedside of Mr. Fain’s father, T. T.
plain of Wellington, who has been
gravely ill for the past few days.
He is reported to be greatly im-
Miss Betty Kayser accompanied
Mrs. Ollie Wischaemper to Amarillo
Mrs. George Mahaffy is visiting
relatives in Tulsa, Okla.
Billie Ruth Shaw who has spent
the past school year attending
school at Plainview school and
making her home with her aunt,
Mrs. W. Z. Baker, returned to the
home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
A. B. Shaw, Sunday.
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father in measuring the abtual
height of the boy."
All indications were that the fed-
eral agents had given up hope of
finding him alive. Whether the par-
ents still cling to any hope was a
secret they kept to themselves be-
hind the locked door of their frame
combination store and apartment
building. Mrs. Cash was understood
to have obtained some sleep 'after
an anxious vigil which brought her
Resembles Armed Camp
All Princeton was on edge.
Hoover held a press conference'at
Miami 25 miles north of here, but
limited his comment to the obser-
vation that this farming region was
the worst country in which 'his men
ever hunted. He said all persons
questioned so far had appealed vol
untarily but declined to disclose
how many there were or give their
The volunteer searchers turned
in a number of articles culled from
the second day of .beating the woods
and fields. Among them were two
complete convict outfits, but Sheriff
D. C. Coleman expressed doubt they
had any connection with the kid-
65 Boats Aid
Little Princeton, a village of 600,
resembled an armed camp as the
forces in khaki hunting togs and
veteraph uniforms, many wearing
pistols, milled through the streets.
The Red Cross set up field kitchens
to feed them.
A fleet of 65 boats covered 175
miles of Bisoayne Bay ishoreline
east of here and 251 miles of ever-
glades canals. A crew of divers, one
a woman, extended the search to
streams and 31 water filled lime-
stone pits. Navy planes and private
Iahmael Gash, cousin of the kid-
naped child, flew low over the re-
The petals of tulips open when
tissues on the inner side grow, and
close when growth occurs on the
BRIGHT HOPES FOR THE FUTURE
For County Attorney:
HOMER L. MOSS
In this spectacular and unusual picture, an alert cameraman caught a shell from a big army gun in
full flight (upper right-hand corner) a fraction of a second after the gun was fired. The photo was
made as the 52nd Coast Artillery Regiment of the U. S. Army ended the regiment’s encampment at
_Lewes, Del., with a three-day target practice using mobile railway rifles. -
Lone Mound News
By Pauline Van Huss
For County Clerk:
F. B. “DICK" CRAIG
For County Treasurer:
MISS HATTIE WOMACK
For Commissioner, Precinct S:
For Commissioner, Precinct 4:
H. H. REEVES
J. H. “HENRY" BURRELL
D. E. BANKS
For Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4:
B. B. WALKER
T. E. BUHKHALTER
For Constable, Precinct 4:
ELMO (RED) BOYLES
Japs Cross River-
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Laafeng sector carried on the fight-
ing to a downpour of rain, still
From Kihsien, south of the Lung-
hal, a Japanese column advanced
on Ohenliu, 15 miles to the north-
west along the Kweiki River, from
where it planned to drive on Kai-
feng, 15 miles farther northwest.
Another Japanese column report-
ed It had occupied Luyi, 15 miles
west of Pohsien, on 'the south sector
of the long crescent shaped front,
and was moving westward with
Yencheng, on the Peiping-Hankow
railway, as .its abjective. Yencheng
is 100 miles to the west of Luyi.
Farther to the southeast, Japa-
nese forces advancing from Meng-
cheng southward met stubborn re-
sistance as they carried the fighting
into new territory near the Kwai
river. They apparently were aiming
to attack Fengtai with the inten-
tion of placing Chinese troops at
Hofei between two Japanese col-
Miss Nana Montgomery of Magic
City spent last week with her sis-
ter, Mrs. Monroe Williams.
Mr. and. Mrs.. J. S. Barber and
son Raymond of Hackberry spent
Sunday in the Earl Barber home.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Davis and
children of Magic City and Harold
Willingham of Pakan spent Satur-
day night- and Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. M. N. Willingham.
Mr. and 'Mis. Jack Heitt and
children attended church in Mem-
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Brown and
little son Joe, and Martin ISutoer,
attended the singing in Wellington
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Phillips and
children spent Sunday with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Brown
Mr. land Mrs. J. H. Phillips and
children were Wellington visitors
Ross Taylor returned Sunday
from Pharr, Tex.
Mrs. Tom and Burt Starkey of
Wellington spent last Thursday
with Mi-s. John Walker.
Finis Glen Taylor returned Tues-
day from Austin to spend the vaca-
tion months with his parents, Mr.
and Mre. Willie Taylor.
'Mrs. Frank Stafford and Mrs. Sue
Cottney visited in the John Walk-
er home last week.
Miss Lottie Oates spent last week
with her brother, Voile Cates of
Mrs. Cora Taylor, Alvie Cates,
Jack Hiett, Misses Melba Taylor,
Pauline and Georgia Mae Van Huss
and Ross Taylor were in Dozier
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Darrow at-
tended the baptising at Pleasant
day as all of her children were at
home. They were Mr. and Mrs.
Volie Oates and children' of Bristow,
Mr. and Mis. listen Cates, Mr. and
Mrs. Alvie Oates. Mrs. Ross Taylor
and children, Mr. and Mrs. Hubert
! Massey, Lottie and Delmer Cates.
Mrs. Cates enjoyed the day Sun-1 all of this community.
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Horsemen predict a bi
right future Jfi
he is standing, is Top
2-year-old in 1831 H
by Day at the
Hotel Rcforma it the ultimate in modem
beauty, lunury end splendor - an
architectural triumph incorporating the
newest stream-lined equipment and
operating methods of the day The finest
hotel in the most glamorous resort city
on the continent... American operated
American and Mexican food .. Rates
considerably lower than for comparable
accommodations In the United States.
W. E. ANTRIM, Managing Director
otlu i than Ms
Ht& mother, alt
o’ War, and the little fellow
the C. V. Whitney farm? near Lexington, Ky
umns and forcing them to with-
After a two weeks’ deadlock
around Hofei, which the Japanese
captured six days ago, the Chinese
were reported counterattacking vig-
orously near Taohusban Hill, seven
miles to the northwest.
To increase its senatorial repre-
sentation in Washington, Texas has
the right to divide itself into five
states, without asking permission
This Certificate when properly signed and accompanied
by ten <10c> cents cash will be redeemed at our office for
Packet No. 5 ill the new TESTED RECIPES series, and
will also reserve for the undersigned one ART METAL
RECIPE FILING SYSTEM compete with Indexes.
Name______ „ _______
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OUT OUR WAY
By J. R. WILLIAMS
HEY, WOTTA YA
TRYINJ’ TO DO - KILL
Ih1 JOB? WHY, ALL
OF THEM WE TURN
OUT IW EIGHT HOURS
IS FOUR, AM1 HERE
YOU ARE OW YOUR
SIXTH ONE / YOU'RE
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Bones, Percy. The Shamrock Texan (Shamrock, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 22, Ed. 1 Friday, June 3, 1938, newspaper, June 3, 1938; Shamrock, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth525706/m1/3/: accessed December 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Shamrock Public Library.