The Denison Press (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 12, Ed. 1 Friday, September 17, 1948 Page: 4 of 4
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To Head Bagland Revue at Fair
Not one to trust to luck in the performance of her Balinese love
dances, Yvette Dare always has at hand a substitute, or stand-in,
perched on his mistresses’ head (above.) Yvette, appearing for the
first time with Tina, the celebrated Wine Bath Girl, will headline
first time wtih Tina, the celebrated Wine Bath Girl, will headline
the Bagdad Revue at the State Fair of Texas at Dallas, Texas, where
she will perform daily from Saturday, October 9 to Sunday, Oct. 24.
“Green Grass Of
At Star for Two Days
Said to be the greatest adven-
ture of the new West, Mary O’-
Hara’s "Green Grass of Wyoming”
appearing Sunday and Monday at
the Star, offers a story of the
tanchers and their horses. Thun-
derhead, the great white stallion
outlaw who pirates away any val-
uable mares from their corrals,
brings on trouble a plenty for the
Beaver Greenway (Charles Co-
bum), irate over the loss of a
chestnut mare, blames these losses
on his neighbors, the McLaughlins
(Lloyd Nolan and Geraldine Wall)
whose son Ken (Robert Arthur)
had owned the stallion at one time.
Carey (Peggy Cummins), Beaver’s
granddaughter, who tries to keep
their ranch going while he is "in-
disposed”—a rather frequent oc-|
currenee—is in love with Ken and
tries unsuccessfully to dissuade
Beaver from starting a ruckus
with Ken and his father Rob.
Ken doesn’t learn what has hap-
pened until later, when he returns;
from the city where he sold Roll's,
polo ponies, and used the cash as
payment for Crown Jewel, a hand-
some trotting mare. Rob does not
disclose his distrust of the deal,
but makes an offer to Ken that
if the horse pays its way, Ken will
get a share of the ranch. Accord-
ingly, Ken begins to train Jewel
for the state fair trotting races.
As racing time nears, Beaver
secretly clocks Jewel, craftily test
ing Sundown against her. It is,
hard to choose the better horse.
The State Race actually becomes
a contest between Sundown and |
Jewel, with Jewel losing the first
heat when her shoe becomes loose.
She wins the second, and the third
race is hers until, in the last
stretch, she slows and breaks. Sun-
down goes on to victory and the
$.1,000 purse, while Ken and his
trainer try to puzzle out Jewel’s
collapse. It is Beaver, who, return-!
ing to the stable to cheer up Ken, I
discovers that Jewel is going to!
have a colt.
A fetv weeks later, Ken and!
Carey are elated when Jewel's colt
is horn—as white as Thunderhead.
a double of the famous stallion.
MRS. STELLA WILER
Funeral services for Mrs. Stella
Hubbard Wiler, who died suddenly
Monday at her home, 530 Murray,
were held Wednesday from the
Bratcher-Moore funeral home,
with interment at Fairview. In-
terment aw'aited the arrival of two
daughters, Miss Thelma Wiler and
Mrs. Morris McCollum, of Heights-
Surviving besides the daughter
arc her husband, two brothers, 0.
5. Hubbard, Electra, and C. R-
Hubbard, Denison, and two grand-
She was a member of the Epis-
copal church, Women’s Benefit
Association and the Eastern Star.
Born in Anniston, Ala., March
6, 1884, Mrs. Wiler was the daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Taylor
’Hubbard. She was educated in
j Thompsonville and Sherman and
was married in Sherman Nov. 11,
1903 to Charles A. Wiler, now a
retired postal clerk.
State Fair Offers
Best Show Of Oil
Stimulated by the greyest ex-
pansion program undertaken in
years, the 1948 State Fair of Tex-
as is in the final stages of prepar-
ation for its thirty-third season,
Some 2,000,000 State Fair visi-
ters will discover the "new look”
on the 187-acre exposition where
over ?3,000*000 has been spent on
new buildings and Improvements.
These include the new $800,0b0
automobile, aviation and recreation
building and the $1,280,000 re-
construction job oil the cotton
Utilizing all the skills that
weave the glitter and the hard bus-
ness, the agricultural triumphs and
concession offerings into one
splendid mass of excitement, of-
ficials arc preparing for the people
of the Southwest an exposition
which is bigger and better than
anything hitherto presented by the
State Fair of Texas.
The layman will see an entirely
new-type agriculture show that is
easy to understand and fascinat-
ing to behold because it will pre-
sent living exhibits of all the ma-
jor crops of Texas in various
phases of growth and maturity.
The Fair’s 1948 Livestock Show
will feature more breeds of cat-
tle than ever brought together be-
fore for a major show, includi'g
itwo national shows, the National
Brahma and the National Milk-
ing Shorthorn shows, Oct. 18-22.
A mammoth exhibit of new au-
tomobiles and an equally impres-
sive Farm Implement Show will be
Sixty thousand 4-H club boys
and girls, Future Farmers and Fu-
ture Homemakers will be guests
of the State Fair Oct. 16, Rural
Youth Day, the largest gathering
of rural youth ever to assemble at
one time in one place.
Nine colorful games will be
played in the Cotton Bowl, includ-
ing the University of Texas-Uni-
versity of Oklahoma on Opening
Day, and SMIJ-Santa Clara on Oct.
Heading the entertainment field
at the Fair will be Jimmy Durante
and Harry James in the Auditor-
ium the “Flying L" rodeo, star-
ring Jimmy Wakely, cowboy star
of screen, stage and radio; the
third all-new edition of “Ice Cycles
of 1948,” and Serrano, "the psy-
chic horse with the college educa-
with 5,025. for the same period
last year. For the period from Jan.
1st to Sept. 4 this year the total
was 191,6^2. For the same time
last year the total was 194,997.
nomics; James M. Milligan, vo(
tional; Mrs. Marie Moore, cosme-
tology; Thomas D. Peters, English
and music; Drew’ey McKnight,
mathematics; Mrs. L. M. Johnson,
Mrs. Ernestine Carreathers, six-
th giade; Mrs. Mary B. Chalmers,
fifth grade; Martin Van Davis,
seventh grade; Miss Viola V. Hil-
liard, second grade; Miss Frances
Lee, fifth grade; Mrs. W. J. Lov-
ett, eighth grade; Mrs. D. G. Pet-
er:, third grade; Mrs. Sammie Sav-
age, fourth grade.
Miss Ollie Diggers, first, second,
third grades; Mrs. Cora L. Estes,
lourth, fifth grades.
Mrs. Edna Gormany, first, sec-
ond, third grades.
SCHOOL WORK DISCUSSED
AT MEET OF JR. FORESTERS
What school days mean to mem-
bers of the Dora Alexander Talley
Juniors of the Forest formed the
batkground of the meeting of the
organization at their Friday meet-
ing in W. O. W. hall.
The usual opening and closing
ceremonial was observed with the
chaplain leading in the allegiance
Several Juniors who attend the
Academy spoke of the joy of re-
newing old acquaintances and
Mrs. Joe Capelle stressed the
respect that was due the teachers
Games were enjoyed and prizes
awarded to Cleta Ann Mimms,
Peggy Williams and Ann Carolyn
Turner. Jerry Taylor was the mu-
sician. A reading by Dianne
Kirkland and stories by Ann Car-
olyn Bell. Pat Ross, Wanda Lee
McMimmy, Juanita Mimms and
Mrs. James G. Mimms.
Refreshments were served mem-
bers and guests. Present were Pat
Ross, Peggy Williams, Ann Caro-
lyn Bell, Jerry Ann Taylor, Wan-
da Lee McMimmy, Juanita Mimms,
Cleta Mimms, Ann Minims, Sally
Mimms, Carolyn Turner and Mrs.
J. G. Mimms.
Mrs. Joe * Capelle, teacher of
dramatic art and expression, has
opened her studio for the fall and
winter work. Classes are at 908 W.
Main street.. Mrs. Capelle gives
frequent readings before local
clubs, special parties or other oc-
casions. She is active in the work
of young people and especially
with the Juniors of the Forest.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Sullivan were
weekend visitors in Dallas.
When Mr. and Mrs. Herbert
Waters returned from their week-
end fishing at Lake Texoma Mon-
day they had their usual luck, ex-
cept Mrs. Waters says it was just
a little better. There are several
local followers of the angling game
vhc would like to have the secret
of the Waters and company lure.
The old homestead place of the
late Judge J. Gilbert at 930 West
Scars, and which for the past 20
years has been occupied by his
heirs, the last one of whom was
Ed I.eeper, who deceased some ten
months back, has been sold, ac-
cording to reports. The purchaser
is Clifton Conatser who will plain1
the house in condition at an early
date and will make it his home.
Mr. Conatser is a member of the
insurance firm of the .1. V. Con-
atser Insurance Agency.
man Chamber of Commerce, Sher-
Arthur S. Hopkins, president,
Mrs. Tuckers Foods, Inc., Sher-
K. €. MacDonald, president, B.
C. MacDonald & Company, St.
Wm. J. Morris, chairman of
board and director, Continental
Supply Co., Dallas, Texas.
I’^ul Uhlmann, chairman of the
board and director, The Midland
Flour Milling Company, Kansas
Kay Kimbell, president, Kimbell
Milling Company, Inc., Ft. Worth,
Henry L. Hammack, owner,
Kansas City Trimming Supply
Co., Kansas City, Missouri.
Henry H. Cate, president, Flour
Mills of America, Inc., Kansas
City, Missouri. •
Dr. V. Fraser, president., Mis-
souri-Kansas-Texas Lines, St.
MEN WHO CAN MEET THE
* The sky Is man’s greatest challenge today.
* In It Is the hope of Peace.
* In It also Is the danger of unbelievable destruction.
* Only men who can master the sky can keep It peaceful.
* Air Force Day, September 18, Is your opportunity to meet and
salute the men who can meet the Challenge of the Sky — the
men of your U, S. Air Force.
VISIT AIR FORCE DAY EXHIBITS, SEPTEMBER IS
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erence to lot 5, block 34, belong-
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TOTAL NUMBER GRAYSON
DRAFT GIVEN AT 2,761
According to final reports of
Grayson county’s total number
registering at the several selective
service boards, the total is shown
to be for the first ten days 2,761.
KATY CAR LOADINGS
Car loadings for the Katy for
the week ending Sept. 4 were re-
ported to be 6,897 as comparew
Sidney Maestre, president and
director, Mississippi Valley Trust
Company, St. Louis, Mo.
A. Liebscher, president and gen-
era! manager, II. Dittlinger Roller
Mills Co., New Braunfels, Texas.
Judge James A. Elkins, presi-
dent and director, City National
Bank of Houston, Houston, Texas.
Wm. P. Bomar, president and
general manager, Bewley Mills,
Fort Worth,' Texas.
Colonel C. P. Gilger, command-
ing officer, Perrin Air Force Base,
L. L. Hendrick, president, Sher-
pointed by Johnson to take Sneed's
place. Stevenson was the first of
the two candidates to enter the big
hotel ballroom where the demo-
natic state executive committee's
historic session drew a large crowd
Johnson arrived flanked by his
advisers. The congressman shook
hands with many of the spectators.
Fhotographers thought it would he
a great idea to get Johnson and
Stevenson in a picture together.
The candidates showed no enthus-
iasm for that suggestion Steven-
son puffed his pipe about ten feet
away as Johnson greeted friends.
State Democratic Chairman Ro-
bert W. Calvert called the execu-
tive committee meeting to order
at 10:45 a. m. His first statement
was an implied warning that he
would demand order. “This com-
mittee has never yet had an execu-
tive session,” Calvert said. “But
we will appreciate quiet.”
Calvert noted the serious busi-
ness ahead by saying "We hope-
we can get through before next
The convention begins Tuesday,
and executive committee usually;
finish their business of setting up,
th( convention* in a few hours on
the day before.
J. M. Dixon, principal and sev-
enth and eighth grades; Mrs. C.
B. Carter, fifth and sixth grades;
Mrs. Helen Dixon, first grade;
Mrs. Geneva Gould, third and
fourth grades; Mrs. Minnie Odom,
second and third grades.
Mrs. George D. Payne, fourth,
| fifth and sixth grades; Mrs. Jose-
phine Spencer, first, second, third
Mrs. Hattie Mae Jories, first,
! second, third.
M. S. Frazier, principal; Evans
T. Hardeman, science and coach;
; Mrs. Mattie K. Howard, home eeo
SUN. & MON.
Medical Squadron under the direc-
tion of 2nd Lt. Anthony R. Cou-
Villon, and the Detachment of Pa-
tients. The last Group to make up
the Wing is the 355th Maintenance
and Supply Group commanded by
Lt. Colonel James .1, Bayard. The
Headquarters and Headquarters
Squadron of the Maintenance and
Supply Group is led by Major Ro-
bert H. Mitchell. Making up this
group are the 3555th, 3556th and
the 3557th Maintaenance Squad-
rons headed by Captain Thomas J.
Bowman, Captain Benton D. Glass-
cock and Major Gordon C. Krentz
respectively; the 335th Supply
Squadron commanded by Captain
Walter McLeod, and two Airborne
Communications Squadrons with!
commanding officers rot yet nam-
The grouping of responsibilities
and functions have been broken
dmvn to Wine. Group and Squad-
Guilds Hi* Draw Housed
- A SfljNiCX RELEASE «*- <
SUN. & MON.
Green Grass //........
x . ,iQ„;n9 PEGGY CUMMINS
' . CHARLES COBURN
with LLOYD NOLAN
%'DEAII Lit/" ”iDS
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Faulks have
returned from a short visit in
The man who established the
first Sunday school was born
on September 14, 1735 . . . 21"
years ago this week. He was
Robot Raikes; born in Glou-
cester, England. Tn 1757, he
succeeded his father as pro;
prietor of the Gloucester Jour-
nal. Feeling the need of religius
nal. Feeling a need of religious
established the first Sunday
school in Gloucester in 1780.
It was designed to help poor
children read and understand
the Bible. The first Sunday
school in America was establish-
ed in 1791 in Philadelphia.
On AIR FORCE DAY, September 18
meet the men who are helping to
KEEP AMERICA AS JS5SE
AS THE AIR
on Sale Now!
Mothers, stop in this week and SAVE! Stock
up on many fine Brand items fpr back-to-
Fountain Pen and
First Aid Kits
L. K. HORD
200 West Main-
No nation on earth today can be any freer than
the air over the heads of its citizens. Not one
person in the United States is beyond the reach
of hostile wings. Certainly every individual
in the land should be interested in the men of
our Air Force and the important job they
have to do.
You can show your interest and appreciation
on Air Force Day. There will he public exhibits
and demonstrations for you to attend. Air
Force Bases will have “Open House.’ Recruit-,
ing Stations will have literature prepared
especially for the occasion.
Take this opportunity to get to know your Air
Force better. See the new planes. And meet
the men who serve and fly them . . . men who
have the great mission of keeping America
AS FREE AS THE AIR.
is for homes
IS PEACE POWER
Don’t mitt Air Force Day exhibiti
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Anderson, LeRoy M. The Denison Press (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 12, Ed. 1 Friday, September 17, 1948, newspaper, September 17, 1948; Denison, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth526808/m1/4/: accessed August 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Grayson County Frontier Village.