The Hondo Anvil Herald. (Hondo, Tex.), Vol. 55, No. 7, Ed. 1 Friday, August 23, 1940 Page: 4 of 8
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Keeps your payments
At the minimum ai d helps
Us meet our bills and issue
A creditable paper; den’t become
For paint that stavs put see the
HONDO UMBER f'O.
BARBECUE FOR HONOREE
M ho advertise with us;
You help both of us
Render you a better service
\nd help make Hondo a bettei
Hondo Crouch, Texas Aquatic Ace
Miss Hu Ida N’ester was honored on ___
her birthday Sunday, August IS, *e center.
with a barbecue at the Hucsser (RMSTRONG b LINOLEUM
Ranch. 1 LKlNWEBElt’R
Those present for the occasion tl) kinds of drinks, at CAR1,E>
were Mr. and Mrs. Albert Neater. CONFECTIONERY. *f
Mr. and Mr*; For the famous no-sag gate sen the
Mrs T. E. Koch and children Mr. HOND0 LUMBER CO.
ind Mrs. Leonard Koch and children.
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Schmidli and All kinds of fountain drinks at
u,. _.,v Frrc ruAPMAN children, Misses Jonell and Minnie ^OTHE'S C"NFM IIONFRV tf
msii . u a J»ne Nester, Calvin Bendele and Robert Rreiten was over from
MILL AND GRAIN CO., Hon o. Homer Nester, all of D’Hanis; Mr. Dunlay Tuesday and called on the
Flowers for a!i occasions. Order an,j Mrs. Merlin Nester and daugh- printers while here,
from ROTHE’S CONFECTIONERY’, ter of Sahinal; Mrs. Alvina Koch, TAYLOR. DENTIST, OF-
Mr. and Mrs. Joe L. Haby were Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Wolff and son, pic£ AT RESIDENCE (I block E
business callers at this office Mon- Mr. and Mrs. Allan Koch and family, courtbou«e) PHONE 39.
dav. Mr. and Mrs. J. Harris and children. ... .. .. ' , , .
For Hemstitching «ee Mr« R W Mr. and Mrs. William Mac Bailey, Hilda Poehler returned
hor Hemstitching see Mrs. K. W. ^ ^ ^ 0llinn Bradford Misses I>‘‘1 Kip yesterday after a several
days visit v ith nt*r parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. G. Poehler, at Qu;hi.
Sneeee at residence onnosite north- Mr. and Mrs. Quinn Bradford. Misses
SETS “ c.urtlX tf *'aroli.it. Nort.-r and MiMml Hiw.
. ser, and Mr. Marvin Collins, all of
Mr. Art L. Kramei, manager of ^an Antonio; Mrs. Joe Huesser of
the Armstrong Hotel toffee Shop, is , t stroville; Miss Jontjl Cunningham
a recent addition to our list of An- ar , Mr Ivan \ester of Mason; Mr.
m1 Herald readers. an 1 Mrs. Eugene Huesser and chil- MILL AND GRAIN CO
FALL WASH DRESSES FOR dr n and Mr. and Mis. Wesley J. TEXAS.
SCHOOL, SIZES 6 TO 14. JUNIORS Hresscr of Hondo and the honoree, LAAKE BARBER SHOP FOR
9 TO 17; $1 00 TO $2.93. HOLL Miss Hulda Nester. NEAT HAIRCUTS, COOL SHAVES
MIG’S DRESS SHOP. | Despite the rainy weather a mo- AND SHAMPOOS THAT ARE DIF-
FOR SALE: Used furniture; 50- enjoyable time was had by all. | FERENT (BECAUSE SOFT WA-
WE BUY ALL KINDS OF
GRAIN. LET US QUOTE PRICES
BEFORE YOU SELL. CHAPMAN
lb. capacity ice box, and gas cook
stove. Phone 127-3 lings or apply
at Anvil Herald office.
Please remember, we can go any-
where when our services are desired
—day or night. Just ring Phone 75,
and we will attend to everything.—
JNO. A. HuRGER, Funeral Director
TER IS USED) AT NO EXTRA
MRS. BLOCKER TO SAN ANGELC COST.
- ! H. E. HAASS, Attomey-at-Law,
Mrs. V. H. Blocker Jr., recuperat Surveyor’s Office, Courthouse, Hon-
ing at Brownsville following an op-| do, Texas. All legal matters care-
eration there, plans to come hen \ fully attended to, in all courts of
READY FOR THE
ON SCHOOL SUPPLIES
Th? largest supply in the history of
F R E i: !
Given with every school purchase of
50c or os'er,
A Gold Embossed Cover, 350 page
PENCIL COMPASS ............... 8c
THIN LEAD PROPELLING
PENCILS ........................... 23c
SCHOOL BAGS .......................... 23c
PROTRACTORS ......................... 5c
FOUNTAIN PENS .......... 25c UP
CRAY0LAS .............. 5c, 8c and 15c
SCHOOL SCISSORS .................... 'Jc
And Many Other Bargains in School
Try Ik* Drug Store First
Since 1898 Phone 124
with her son, V. H., III. about the
middle of this month. Her mother,
Mrs. E. R. Silliman, of San Angelo,
is remaining with her daughter at
After a stay here, Mrs. Blocker
arid son will join her husband who
has recently been assigned as consul
i to Fort de France in troubled Mar-
j tinique, French West Indies. He for-
I merly was attached to the legation
at Mexico City.—San Angelo Week-
ly Standard, Aug. 9.
PLUS LIBERAL TRADE IN AL
LOWANCE WITH EVERY DAVIS
SAFETY-CRIP OR SUPER-SAFETY
TIRE DURING OUR SALE. WEST
ERN AUTO ASSOCIATE STORE.
Adlerika contains 3 laxative in-
gredients to give a more generally
"balanced” result on BOTH
BOWELS and 5 carminatives to
soothe and warm upset stomach. Try
delightful acting “balanced” Ad-
lerika. In the famous silver color
WINDROW DRUG STORE
ICE CREAM SOCIAL
HONDO LUTHER LEAGUE
Friday Nite, August 23
Lutheran Church Lawn
Table and Curb Service
7 P. M.—11 P. M.
Bob Cat Grill
Texas. Manager Medina County Ab
BEAUTIFY AND PROTEC 1
WITH WF.5COTE SUPREME
HOUSE PAINT. GUARANTEE'
STRICTLY FIRST QUALITY. SAT
1SFACTION OR MONEY REFUND
ED. WESTERN AUTO ASSOCI-
Mr. and Mrs. K. Gorman, Mrs
Carl Abel and two children, Mrs j
Chas. Steeger were guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Ira Schmidt the past week at
Biry. They visited in Christine.
Fredericksburg, Brownwood and j
Bandera before returning to theii i
h< mes in Dallas. Thev were also
guests of Mrs. Regina Schmidt here
Misses Joyce and Dorothy Nell
Garris, n, Betty Ann Garrison, Nellie
Mae Scott, Frances Beal, Gladys
Bohlen. Dorothy Mae Johnson, Mary
El zabeth Moore, Ellen Moore, Merle
McCall, Edith Crow and Ruth Ruck-
er, accompanied by Min. I. V’. Gar-
rison and Mrs. H. Z. Windrow, left
Monday for San Marcos where they
attended a meeting of the Girls’
Auxiliary and the Young Women’s
Auxiliary of the Women’s Mission-
ary Society at San Marcos Academy.
They returned Wednesday ufter-
Admit* ion SUN.-MON TlIPc
TOTAL 30c ’
10c and 15c
FRIDAY - SATURDAY ~~
Randall deal out lead
af" '• " *■"* f
Alto Final Epitode of
“Drums of Fii Mucin"
And a Short Subject
SUNDAY ■ MONDAY
TEXAS AQUATIC ACE MAY NEV fellow who chased the cows out ot
ER REGAIN OLD FORM watering holes at the age of #-to
- But Hondo isn’t all swimmer or
animal collector, lie’s a wild and
' RVN’N’ BARI
His soul enslaved by his own mis-
Alto Short Subject
TUESDAY - WEDNE3-
I day • THURSDAY
Get the one that
But at Long at Old Hondo Crouch
Hat Guitar and $40 Hat, He'll
By Bill Robert*
In THE HOUSTON CHRONICLE
CAMP RIO VISTA, KERRYILLE,
July 2J.— King Tut in all of his
Egyptian splendor never had a
crown that caused a stir such as the
one created at this cam" by a cow-
boy’s "forty-dollar” hat on the head
of Hondo Crouch, a character ■ -t < f
a story book.
There never has been a hat like
that one, and there n ver has t een
a fellow like Hondo.
To the ordinary observer, Hondo
and his hat may look just like any
other | erson or hat you may meet
on the :-tieet, but the ordinary ob-
server is missing somethii g. We
don’t know just what the hat ha-,
but Hondo treasures it.
woolly cowboy, who has earned his.
He’s a counselor a Rio Vista, and
the boys are nuts about him. ID ,
let's them play their radios, and with Adventure . . . excitement . . lilting
a sneer he endures the modern dance ,nus,c • • • al! you could ask for in
music for a while. Then he snaps tfomM screen entertainment.
off the radio, loops his leg around
the nearest chair, and charms his au-
dience with a demonstration on the
guitar. Hondo sings, not tht
“boo; ie” stuff, but Mexican
<’•!ti( and honky-tonk blues,
can sing them by the hour.
Sidelined by Injury
Hondo is 23 years old, and
i" ver get back into his great swim-
ini- :r form again. He dislocated his
'hi ulder, and it has caused him to j
Alto Short Subject
“ALL ABOUT HASH”
AND A NEWS REEL
SHOW NOW STARTS AT
8:00 P. M.
“I mav a vim
He tPioh's sw imming at i
but seldom does he bear ■
a sprint, which is his
EVERY NIGHT EXCEPT SATUR
DAY. WHEN FIRST SHOW IS
AT 7 45 P M , SECOND
AT 9:30 P M
Saturday Matinee at 2 30 P. M
^------- THE RAYE -0
A Few Pennies
for a household
task well done.
Jtidk Tern Department
Sanftitonio PUBLIC ^ SERVICE
Servel Alone Offers the
Savings These Exclusive
• NO MOVING PARTS TO WEAR
in its freezing system
• PERMANENT SILENCE
• CONTINUED LOW OPERATING
• YEARS OF CAREFREE SERVICE
YES . . . and Serve! can save
you about $8 to $10 a month
on your food bill, too! The
constant cold keeps food
fresher ... longer.
Our new 1940 models are
now on display. You’ll be
delighted with Servel's new
adaptable interior . . , and
with the way it offers you both
dry cold and moist cold.
RALPH DE MONTEL
On display at Holloway's Hardwar*
some meets some-
Just in case you’re not up on your times he says. "I (iunno. No more
aquatic sports. Hondo is a swimming collegiate meets, though. I ve fin
ace—make that MASTER. He was ifhed my eligibility.”
considered one of the best in the Coach Tex Robertson is credited
world last year, and the nation’s best with "discovering” Hondo, but the
in the free-style. story runs this way:
Just in case you’re not up on your One fall the springs in Hondo !
Stetsons, Hondo will change your were too low for swimming, so H«n-
mind fast if you want to see his 10- do went to the University of Texas,
gallon sun shade. He grabs your Robertson “discovered” Hondo mak-
hands^ and inspects them minutely, ing a race track of the Longhorn
“Wash 'em off," the swimming pool, and snapped him up. He cap-
cowboy orders. If you are that in- tnined the Steer team last year,
terested in seeing the hat, you migli Had Kiefer'. Number
get to touch it, but only for an in- Regardless of how he started, he
stant. developed into the best right from
Hondo It Remarkable Fellow the start He started the fish at
John Russell Crouch (he has for- Texas his freshman vear bv handing
gotten the first two names) is the the varsity licking after licking. ID , Ktl0nt
strangest conglomeration of talent was complete master of Adolph »oom furnished apartments,
ever turned out of Hondo, Texas. (Kiefer in the free-style, although 127-3 rings or apply at Anvil n ^
His life has been a mess of excite. J Kiefer was tops in his' specialty, the Office. . ,
ing incidents, and humorous happen-1 back stroke. | FOR RENT—0-room house wup
ings that have made him a source of Hondo is taking it easy now modern conveniences, with about 1-
delight to sports writers across the i Bronzed and good-looking the indif acres of land planted in sudan ami
country. He is the “boy who learn-, ferent voung cowboy w ill go back maize, all for $15 00 per month. M
ed to swim out of a book"; that’s the to Texas next fall to complete his ed ply at Anvil Herald office or P"cn
He is the fellow- w-ho lived | ucation. And then well, who
FOR RENT—Five-room cottage
on highway; complete bathroom witr
hot water heater; equipped with boil:
gas and wood heating facilities
Phone 127-3 rings or apply at Anvil
FOR RENT One two-room un-
furnished apartment and three tw^-
for a year with Ralph Flanagan and
an alligator named Apalachicola. He
is the startling young fellow who
surprised hotel men from Texas to
Maine by carrying as his mascot a
baby skunk, and breaking record.
from the Rio Grande to the Rt. Lau-
rence. skunk or no skunk. He is the' afraid they might miss something.
LET US QUOTE YOU PRICES
BEFORE YOU SELL ON CORN
MILO, HEGARI, ETC. BRUCKS
knows? He’ll probably get a ranch
and some sheep, or cows, and «pend
his time rounding up the dogies. He
wouldn’t lave to spend much time.
Working, we mean.
Those dogies woudn’t go far from
H( n !o and
LAND LISTINGS WANTED
The Hondo Land Co. wants to
as your agent
'in the sale, lease or
rent of your ranch, farm
es wo uon t goiar from t service at
d be S( i,1 Th;. Fletchcr Davises.
MOV ING TO TOWN
David O. Brown
Hondo National Bank Bldg.
HONDO HOTEL AND CAFE
Are under New Management
And are Now Called
MISS GRACE ARMSTRONG
ART L. KRAMER
Coffee Shop Manager
bunt. Matt Bader orders the An-
vil Herald sent to him at l^Coste.
where he is soon to re-open school
lor the 1940-41 term. Mr, Bader hits
been Superintendent of the LaCoste
school for several ter ms during which pteX t
time it has made considerable «d- y, (j £. R. K0LLMAN at Kea,
vancement in rank and boas's a plant White Store, Hondo,
and equipment that would do credit „„..nr FTED
to any town. SEAL COATING COMPLt
One 900-W., 32-Volt Delc°-
One 31-Volt El-Tatro Kadl°H ;,0
One 11(3 Gal. Approved ”
Trv your home man first when you
are in the market for anything. It
................. .V. ...yininK. 1 ( , t..c ~~ CCiatng <>t Hl^a>c,„ ■
is vour home man who helps huild dp through Medina Gouniy Th;
vour home town and home communi-1 pitted Wednesday ln ■ . p'Har. •
tv and money spent with him helns work 1 ‘ '”>0 Saturday al
all. No town was ever built up hv schooi .hou,*‘ : l' - nvi1''•* *»"
trade that goes somewhere else, tf
LET US DRAIN AND REFILL
THE CRANK CASE OF YOUR CAR
WITH 5 OUARTS OF GOOD-PENN
100’% PURF. PENNSYLVANIA
Three-Point near t'astrovi g (
• Wednesday, a distance 0 .
8 miles of seal coating bung
i. n... I-V-W.-
1 fit* I UHU .iirY’I*^
I’Oi)’. up «nd job
associate store, Hondo. j-<h »
Mi-: Frances Murrey Mr. Frank ' improv. ments already B„.
-id Pud” Sutter ..lute, ol West end of the County
were guests „f Miss Betty der way in the East end <>"
with the ^
MAGNOLIA GAS AND OILS
Wathing and Creating
Cnllier and “Pud” Setter vhite, ol
f rockott, were pue^t?
.Merriman this week. Miss Murray 90.
and \.ns Merrunan are former room-
iiiates at Southwestern University.
M'N'Il.I' ^'iddle-aged woman
to do housework and cooking for a
family of four. Room on th« place
eH I " dvoges. 52) Getty St.
Uvalde, Texas. otp,|
Mis. Joe Huesser returned to hei
t on,,, in Castioville, Tuesday aft
a two week visit at the Hue
ADCLPH J. WERNETTE D|ES
---, , ere
Fun* al arrangements lolrb J
maiie late Wedne-da, ‘Wednesd''
who died ^ Au,tir
l't us be your job PRINTER!
Ai(. you a reader of current
Newspapers or magazines?
Ask about our clubs
And save money
On vour renewal
morning at his home
Road. . nt pHan'*
was a building enntinct •
Surviving nr, i,,.!
» I Wi m" .. ' '
...It,, of Fort Mordi, •
brother, August ' 11,1 , ,,b ,f
•-T, Mr-, Tina Mil ' ,,
be your PKDNTtl^
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Davis, Fletcher. The Hondo Anvil Herald. (Hondo, Tex.), Vol. 55, No. 7, Ed. 1 Friday, August 23, 1940, newspaper, August 23, 1940; Hondo, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth563360/m1/4/: accessed February 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hondo Public Library.