The Denison Press (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 35, Ed. 1 Friday, March 4, 1949 Page: 2 of 6
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seco’id-elam matter May IS, 1947, at'
________ " at Denison, Texas, under (lie act1
«f Match 8. t879.”____
Telephone No. 300
of Publication 205 W.
Issued Each Friday
LEROY M. ANDERSON ........Editor and Publisher
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of the chamber. If not, then we should
not refer to it as “your” chamber.
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not he employs the word “Yours” or
After all what the chamber of com-
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merce is trying to do is to take advantage
of every opportunity to better the town as
If we are integral parts of the town,
certainly we shall receive our proportion
of whatever good the organization may
When Kubelick took the violin in his
hand as a young, unknown person in the
musical world, he said to the violin, “If I
give myself to you, what will you give to
me?” The world received the greatest
violinist of all times.
If we give ourselves to our city
through its civic organizational and altru-
istic activities, we shall not only improve
ourselves spiritually, but we shall help
make a community known for its impres-
sions made on the rest of the world.
Afton D. Puckett, son of Mrs. J.
G. Puckett, 3^1 W. Morton, has
been appointed district laboratory
coordinator in the du Pont Co.’s
petroleum chemical division at
Houston. Mr. Puckett goes to his
promotion from the company’s
Deepwater Point chemical labor-
Mr, and Mrs. Claud Henry Da-
vis, 716 W. Main, announce the
birth »f a daughter, Jacqueline
Marie, Friday, Feb. 18.
J. E. Shiffert, 318 p. Hull, is
improving at Madonna hospital fol-
Mrs. L. L. Carpenter, Plainview,
N. J., is visiting in the home of
her husband’s mother, Mrs. Nora
L. Carpenter, 712 W. Crawford.
Charles Hunter, 1209 W. Wood-
aid, has entered the veterans’ hos-
pital at McKinney.
Among those attending the Rex-
all druggists’ annual ’interstate
convention in Fort Worth this
week were Homer Pereer, Charles
Harris, Mrs. Cilia Judd, Mrs. Bob-
by Mitchell and Miss Allio Dig-
Mrs. LeRoy M. Anderson, Sr.,
926 West Sears, is recovering from
an attack of influenza.
Tom D. Collins, representing the
Pynol Soap company of Dallas,
was a Denison visitor this week.
HARRY E. KAIN
J. R. HANDY
303 Va Woodard
Highest Cash Prices
Paid fa Dead
or Crippled Stock
With the expenditure of a little effort
and some money, we are told, Denison
could acquire a very fine set of buildings
in which the Signal corps could be housed.
That is something on which to work—a
fine set of buildings at no cost to us save Reservists
securing an acreage suitable on which to
erect the structures.
Th» SPIRIT OP AOVENTUttE 'OF TAKING A CHANCE-REMAINS
STRONfl IN AMERICA. SINCE IM^, HOWEVER, OUR ECONOMIC
OPPORTUNITIES HAVE BROADENED GREATLY.
The modern 'portv-niner' IN SEEKING NEW FIELDS OP
ENDEAVOR, PLACES LESS RELIANCE ON CHANCE AND MORE
ON THE MEASURED RISK - GREATER RELIANCE ON THE
FACTOR* OP HARO WORK, INGENUITY AND THRIFT.
The Catholic Daughters of Am-
erica entertained with a pre-Lent-
en party in the Knights of Colum-
bus hall Friday night with Mrs. C.
W. Gantcr in charge of arrange-
When you let us
do your cleaning. "b'
Hruoaible Itntes _
103 W. Mali.
District Scout Executive Carl!
| Nichols spent Saturday in Dallas]
attending a meeting of the Na-'
I tional Camping Association.
Road Service Open Around
CENTRAL HIDE &
far Immediate Service Phom
Mrs. lta ph Evans of Hale, 1
j Mich., is a guest of her brother-in-1
| law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Earl
I Nimon, 616 W. Heron St.
Lt. Col. Anthony Czerwinski,
chief surgeon at Perrin Air Force
Sherman gave the Texas Electric com- i®™* H°*Pitalt aad ,lls asaistant’
. .. . . . ... Capt. Robert J. ioung were pnn-
Pany a given length ot time to remove their |cipal speakers at the reKulai. mcet.
ing of the 4055th Army Service
steel rails. Some other towns are still talk-
ing, talking, talking.
Gay Ninety Gardens Back
But with a Difference
Unit, Tuesday night at the army
The colonel talked on the pro-
curement of medical officers foi
_ the army and spoke of the rapid
rate at which doctors are leaving
MR3. LUELLA FISHER the military service for civilian
Funeral services for Mrs. Lu-jwork, and the serious condition
ellu Fisher, 308 N. Fifth, who died that exists in the army because
Monday, were held Tuesday after- °f R- This situation is becoming
- School Superintendent B. Me-
Juniors of Forest Daniel attended a regional eonven-
tt l i -n ,• xv , • | tmn of the American Association
Hold Routine Meeting I of School administrators in St.
Louis this week.
When the members of the Dora
Alexander Talley Jrs., of the For- i Mrs. M. T. Bronstad, Jr., and
est met at 3 p. m. in W.O.W. hall son Morris 111, of Detroit, Mich.,
630 W. MAIN
PHONE 7 i
are visiting in the home of Mr.
Bronstad’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.i
M. T. Bronstad, Sr., 1018 West
Saturday afternoon, Mrs. Nora
Gullett, auditor of White Rose
Grove, presided as junior super-
visor in the absence of Mrs. Joe
Capelle. Donna Fay Gaylon, pres-
ident, was in charge of business.
The attendance was not as large
as visual on account of school be-
ing held Saturday to make up fori Mrs. N. Woodring, 527 West]
the shortage of school hours dur-j Crawford, is a patient at Madon-j
Mrs. J. S. Kimble is
at her home, 709 W.
following an illness.
LaundererS; Cleaners, and Dyers
I noon at Bratcher - Moore chapel
I with Rev. Guy Newman, pastor of
I the First Baptist church officiat-
! ing. Burial was in Fairview ceme-
Mrs. Fisher was torn
ure would be no less than one doe-
jturville, Tenn., Jan. 1, 1879, the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. L.
Kindle. She was educated in Ten- r>0° Pe0?le.and that a
nessee and was married to Albert
H. Fisher in 1901. She was a mem-
ber of the Christian church.
Surviving are her husband; four
j sons, Theodore, Ernest, Marion
and Woodrow; three daughters:
! Miss Vannie Fisher; Mrs. Herbert
Wright and Mrs. Charles Bohne-
leldt of Denison and other rela-
increasingly worse, the colonel
said, because of the rapid expan-
sion of the army. And should the
70 Group Air Force be organized
the condition will be more than
Deca-' oiitical. Col Czerwinski said that
in the Denison and Sherman area ip, • i ti • o
there is one civilian doctor to 2,- Special Evening Ol
normal fig-! Music by Romberg
ing the ice storm.
Mrs. Gullett accompanied the
children to a local drug store
where refreshments were served.
|Treva Jo Davis was a guest. Only
members from Central Ward and
the Convent were present at the
The meeting closed with the Jun-
tor to 1500 people.
Captain Young used films to il-
lustrate his talk on Aviation Med-
icine, in which he showed the de-
fects on the human body of alti-
tude and rapid flight. j
at Dallas March 10
Sigmund Romberg, famous com-
poser of “Up in Central Park,”
“The Student Prince,” "The Des-
ert Song,” “New Moon” and oth-
er outstanding scores, returns to
Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Ward, 809
W. Hull, announce the birth of
a daughter, Vicki Dean, born Sun-
day, Feb. 27.
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Ratliff and
daughter, Mary Gail, of Tyler, and
John Lynch of Wichita Falls, vis-j
ited their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Herman Krattiger, 1322 West
Woodard and their grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. G. T. James, 123
West Morton, during the weekend.
Mr. James is improving from a
D K O E P P E N II
» AL DWilN
PLUMBING, ELECTRICAL and SHEET METAL WORK
303-5 W. Woodard St.
DENISON MACHINE & SUPPLY
E. D. RODOCKER
Welding and Machine Work
Automotive work, Motor Rebuilding
Crankshaft Grinding in or out of car.
223 W. CHESTNUT ST. PHONE 263
Differing from parte rre planting of the nineties, modern dooryard gar-
dens emphasize beauty of the flowers, and not a pattern.
Back in tho days when women , freezing weather, even in the north-
wore bustles, flowers in front yard.;1 ern states, and are easily grown
were in fashion. Now that bustle iron'. .eed, when started early un-
are coming back, door-yard gar der protection, or in the garden it-
dens are returning, but h a dif self as soon as the weather permits,
ference from the mshion followed) TV|_ :n, , , , .
in the nineties. ,Thc garden U1.ustta‘eda
I , pie arrangement of border plant-
Then, flowers were used to worl ings for a small house where the
out elaborate designs in beds of j walk leads from the private drive-
geometric shain 1.....n a.:- ay lo tl: front door. Both house
dent fashion, dating bad: to th. and lot will be made to seem larg-
middle age* known as partem or by this arrangement. Bright
work. The beauty of the parterre red. or pink salvias, and the clear
was in its pattern, with the flower:, vivid red. pink, blue and buff ver-
used only to supply the color which benas will provide a brilliant dec-
developed it. Few examples orthi.- oration for a white, or grey house,
method are now seen in this coun- Both 3f- , and verbenas are
‘D’1 , slow grov , and seed should be
Modern door-yard gardens ari tried e a a hot-bed or green-
ss simple as possible in design, in house, so mat plants of good size
order to center attention upon the can be set out as soon as danger
beauty of the flowers. These are , *rosj *3 over. If seed is sown di-
grouped in masses of one color, so l'cctly in the garden, flowers may
arranged that each mass harmo- be delayed two or three weeks,
nizes with and seta off the others, j Sweet alyssum. however, will grow
and all provide a pleasing decora- quickly from seed and either a
tion for the house. | dwarf white variety, or the dark
| purple Violet Queen Alyssum nuv
For these beds, annual flowers be used. If the plants are sheared
■Of low, compart growth arc most when they grow too tall, flowers
,suitable subject:. They will flower, will be increased, and a low grow-
without ceasing from July until in < border constantly maintained.
Texas Exes Club
Will Hold Annual
Meeting in Bonham
The Texas Exes of Grayson and
i Fannin county are making plans
j for their annual banquet which
will be held in Bonham on March
2. Alexander Gullett of Denison !
Mrs. Duncan Is
To Club Meeting
Col. Robert L..Cox is command-! Dallas March
ing officer of the Reserve Corps! orchestra and an array of out-
Unit here. j landing soloists,
___. | The composer - conductor, now
on the tenth of his country-wide
tours, will present “An Evening
with Sigmund Romberg" at the
State Fair Auditorium.
Heading the list of soloists this
year is the renowned Metropoli-
tan Opera star, Madame Jarmila
Novotna. Another prominent art-
ist with the orchestra will be Gene
Maivey, popular tenor, now on his
is vice-president of the organixn-1 week.g mcet|ng 0f the club in the fourth t0U1' with Romberg,
tion and Ross Stoddard, Jr., of (home of Ml.s. Ryiis Johnson, 1326 This yea>' A* conductor-compos-
Denison is treasurer. Judge A. S. w Main. Mrs. L. 1. Newman was er Presents as his “star of tomor-
Broadfootof Sherman is club pres ] na'medalte,.nate. The district meet- r°w>” ‘he gifted lyric soprano,
' ing will he held in Cleburne March Victo,ia sherry> a golden-haired 1 Monday March b
---- ! 10-11 I young singer who has appeared in'
Mrs. Robert Duncan, president
of the Alpha Delphi club, was
named delegate to the Second Dis-
trict meeting of the Texas Federa-
tion of Women’s clubs at last
Mrs. D. H. Strube, recently of
Washington, D. C., who is making
her home with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. L. B. Davis, 924 West
with his concert j Gundy, 1ms received word that her
husband, Lt. Strube, has been as-
signed to the 29th Troop Carrier
Squadron in Fassobcrg, Germany.
Mrs. Strube is employed at the
Montgomery Motor Co., and will
join her husband overseas, later.
Among those coming home from
the Kraft plant at Garland for the
weekend with their families were
Miss Lillian Sammons, Miss Betty
Alderson and Miss Betty Louise
Iff U» Mtw IBP f»yi
325 W. Main
Of County Fair
April 1st will be the date of the
I’ythian Sisters County Fair which
has been planned as a project to
raise money (7>r the Pythian Home
at Weatherford, Texas, according
Mrs. Fred Harvey
of the club and Mrs. Otis
liams was co-hostess with
Johnson for the afternoon.
Mrs. Paul Wilson was program
leader for the day and spoke on
"The Greeks Have a Word For It.”
Mrs. M. T. Fuller spoke on
"Daughter of the Amazon;" Mrs.
president] *ead'nff ,(de 'n various produc-
] tions of Romberg’s greatest suc-
The Low Down
From Hickory Grove
You know, folks. I am up a
stump just whHt is gonna he left
for any ordinary kind of homhre
to do, once the Govt, take over
and does all the things that Uncle
Harry prescribes. He wants to
make the steel, build the houses,
make the kilowatts, write the med-
ical prescriptions, select the
schoolhousc curriculum, build
dams on all the creeks build more
and more corn cribs and storage
places for Govt, supported crops,
hike social benefits, build a sear
wav on the frozen Canadian iSt.
Lawrence. It would take 2 or 3
essays to make the list complete. I
Quite a lot of hig things for one
little guy, I say
So I am wondering.
to announcement made at the Cttrl Lehnert’N P»Per was 011 "The
party Friday night given by the |0,d Do Not Change,” and Mrs. Ted
Nomads of Avradaka for the en-lRiffel discussed “Withers of the
tire membership of the Pythian j Dardanelles,
organization. 1 *
The County Fair will be given j High School
in the American Legion Home, be-; OpGI'Gttcl CelSt
Wondering j ginning with a dinner at noon.jy Arm fill llPPH
wltut a fellow is to do for a living and followed by the show and:
once the Govt, gets all these things °tbtr events in the evening. A] Mrs. Fred Parker, director of
under its thumb. Anybody with j ■-st of silver with be awarded, music at the Denison high school,
an answer that will hold water, i 8<i "ill other items for games andjhas announced the cast for the op-
will thank him. contests as planned. ]eretta “The Mikado,” which will
But how we can be in such a| At the tacky party Friday night,jbe presented March 25 in the high
mess and dilemma—and need so George Clark was awarded n prize,school auditorium by members of
much more medicine after so many j foi the tackiest dressed man, and The choral students,
year* of doctoring with the more Mrs. Maud Hamilton for the tack-' Ted Bearden will sing the part
or less same stripe of liniments iest dressed woman. Mrs. F. W.'of the Mikado and his supporting
and elixirs and Govt, gargles, is n Scott also was awarded a gift, cast will include: Bob Rice, Bill
question to ponder. About fifty guests were registered j Andrews, Bob Nelson, Lois Bruce,
Yours with the low down, and games and refreshments were|Jo Ellen Meadows, Noel Jean Ad-
Jo Serra. |cnjoy*d. kins and Dorothy AMerson
Few evenings in the theatre, re-
viewers say, can match one of
Romberg’s concerts for warmth,
friendliness, and sheer pleasure in
music, primarily because of the
conductor’s philosophy of planping
programs of the relaxing, melodi-
ous "middle-brow” type.
Romberg’s "Up in Central Park”
is scheduled to open the 1949 sum-
mer program of the Dallas Star-
light Operetta, June 20.
Mrs. John I). Gleckler will be
program leader when the Women’s
Society of Christian Service of
Waples Memorial church meets for
its regular monthly luncheon and
study in the educational building
Monday afternoon. The program
will feature Texas Independence
Day, and the devotional on "Faith
of Our Fathers" will be given by
Mrs. Hugh Baldwin,
Mrs Britton Swain is president
of the WSCS and Circle 7, with
Mrs. G. A. Cooley as chairman,
will be in charge of the luncheon.
Meet Monday Night
Seventeen members of the Jun-
ior Alpha Delphi club, meeting in]
the home of Mrs. Theresa Hopkins,
Monday night, heard Rev. Ronald j
Prince talk on "The I.ove of Liv-1
Miss Helen Stitzell is preridentj
of the club and presided over the j
business session. Mrs. Russell Cor- J
eoron was co-hostess.
TEXOMA RADIO COMPANY
126 W. Chestnut Phone 2650
An eisteddfod is a congress of
and In Oo.
Steakley Chevrolet Co
fhe Place to Buy O. K. Used Cars
—206 S. BURNETT AVF.
TEXOmA APPLIANCE CO.
126 W. CHESTNUT
REAL FRUIT DRINKS
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Anderson, LeRoy M. The Denison Press (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 35, Ed. 1 Friday, March 4, 1949, newspaper, March 4, 1949; Denison, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth526648/m1/2/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Grayson County Frontier Village.