The Southwest Citizen (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 16, Ed. 1 Friday, October 31, 1947 Page: 2 of 18
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1947
W. U. Baptists ^ ill Move Faith Lutheran
milestone in the progress of the | marily as a Sunday school unit, j “Reformation Sunday” will be
Vest Uni vet sity Baptist church . However, the lower floor of the observed at the Faith American 1
when services \*ill be held for the j building will be used as an audi- Lutheran church at the morning
first time in the newly-completed torium until the new auditorium, \ worship service next Sunday, The!
$80,000 church building. planned for sometime next year, is service will commemorate the'
Over 100 persons are expected to | erected. | birth of the Protestant church!
attend the morning woiship sen-j Construction on the new build- when Luther began his reforma-
ices and the barbecue dinner which jing commenced about four months tion of the church in 1517.
will be served afterwards, Rev.‘ago. | ..Luther belleved that the Bible I
R. V. Mayfield, pastor, stated. | Sunday’s program will also coin-j should be the sole authority in all
The building, which is of »truc-|cj^e with the 20th anniversary of matters pertaining to faith and life
tjural steel, brick and tile construe-1 the church which has maintained and the motto of the Lutheran ! daj
a steady, substantial growth. The! church today is ‘The Bible, the j
membership now totals nearly whole Bible and nothing but the: 7
I'®®®- Bible,' pointed out the Rev. Rol-
Rev. Mayfield has been pastorI land L. Miesel, pastor,
of the church the past three years | Sunday the Rev. Meisel will j
and continued growth of the con preach on the theme, “A Fool for
gregation has been maintained j Christ.” Holy communion will be Sunday*services:
t- 8:50 and
ST. PAUL’S METHODIST
Main at Calumet
Dawson C. Bryan, I).I).. Minister
Sunday services: 9:30 a.m.,
hurch school, classes f
11 ages; 10:45 a.m., mori
ermon by the past<
0:30 a.m.. the
s for peop'e of
I Wanna Be A Friend
The Pied Pipers
Vaughn Monroe and Orchestra
Ain'tcha Ever Cornin'
I Have But One Heart
I Wish I Didn't Love
Johnny Mercer—Kinir Cole Trio
I'LL BE THERE
5003 Bellaire Blvd.
Rev. Edwin W. Albright, Pastor
Sunday services: 9:45 a.m.. Sun-
school; 11 a.m., preaching serv-
sermon, “The Cardinal Virtues."
)0 p. m., sermon, “God s Purpose."
Wednesday evening services
Reading room hours. 10 a.m
pm. evenings 7 pm. to 9 pm. exc«
Wednesday and Saturday. Wednesda.,
7 pm to 7:45 and again after the
! under his guidance. Three years I celebrated in connection with the
ago budget of the church was $21,-j service
000, whereas last year over $80,-
j 000 was raised, illustrating the i
j sound financial growth of the
The church is located at 6215;
Set Up Program
Dance Unit Lists
Three From Area
3611 University Blvd.
N. Merchant, Pastor
is: Two morning serv-
and 10:50 o’clock, with
scorn N. Merchant preaching
Topis, “The Ministry of Teach-
urch school, 9:45 a.m.; M. Y. F.
lip sermon, "Truth or Conse-
| at both. 1
; ing." Church sch<
Miss Ann Marie Ballard, ^
i Rice Boulevard, Jerry Maley, 3612 (Friday: 7:30 p.m
at the parsoi
CHRIST THE KING
Greenbriar and Addison
Rev. Kenneth C. Larson. Pastor
Sunday services: 10 a.m., Sunday
school; 11 a.m., divine worship, ser-
8 p.m., instruction class
3804 i for membership at the parsonage, 3112
1 Plumb and Henry Gadbois, 6642 !
! Auden are residents of the South- j Woman’s Missionary Society meets.
! Second Monday of the
the [ Men s Club of the Church
in., teachers’ training
Rev. F. A. Tippen, Pastor
Union; 7:30 p.m.
Sunday services: 9:45 a.m.. Sunday
school; 12 a.m., morning worship; 6:30
p.m., Training Union; 7:30 p.n
Wednesday, 7:30 p.m
CATHOLIC CHURCH OF
THE HOLY GHOST
Temporary Meeting Place
incarnate Word Convent
Rissonnet and Post Oak Road
Rev. John Bauer, Pastor
Sunday masses: 6:30. 7:30, 9 and
10:30 a.m., at the Convent.
Weekday masses: 6:30 a. m. at the
Convene 7 a. m. at the residence, 5520
Temporary Location: Condit
Frederick W. Ma
Sunday services: Chi
2419 RICE BLVD.
Across from Post Office
A program for 1948 was worked west who are members of
out for the Sam Houston Area J Houston Teen-Agers who won the
Council, Boy Scouts of America, gold loving cup and were titled
this week at a planning meeting “World Champions at Square
held at boy scout headquarters al Dancing’ last Saturday in Amaril- Frederick W. Marsh, Pastor
which 80 scouts attended, among lo. Sunday services:’ Church school, 10
. j a.m.; morning worship, 11 a.m.
them eight representatives of the The eight member team, com- •
Southwest. posed of young men and women I ST- MA*^^JR,^]SCOPAIj
The program Includes arrange in their ’teens, were in competi-1 3g2<; Keiiaire Blvd.
ments for district operation, com- tion with 28 square dance teams Rev. J. Lawrence Plumley, Rector
missioner service, leadership train- from all over the United States, jco®^^n.“g^ceI;m *1 church'school
ing, camping and activities. The group was sponsored by Ara- H a.m., morning worsl
Representatives from the South ; bia Temple's Square Dance Club,
west District were John Leslie, i Miss Ballard, 18, is a student
Boh Harrison, R. J. Depenbrock, at St. Agnes. Jerry, 17, attends
H. H. Kuester, Clarence Young- the University of St. Thomas and
blood, N. M. Pushee, N. L. Shan Henry, 17, is enrolled at Lamar
non, and J. E. Suttles. j High School.
a m., morning
by Ihe pastor; 6
m., Holy commu-
FOl'RTH CHURCH OF CHRIST
4910 Montrose Blvd.
L a.m., Sunday
Cot* and Tent*
Conner and Sealer
Picnic Ice Box©*
TRAILER SUITABLE FOR HAULING FURNITURE
Reformation Sunday Service'
R. L. MIESEL,
FAITH AMERICAN LUTHERAN CHURCH
9:45 a.m.; preaching service, 10:50 a.m.;
Training Union, 7 p.m.; evening
preaching service. 8 p.m. Wednesday:
Prayer meeting, 7:50 p.m.
WEST UNIVERSITY CHURCH
Rice Blvd. and Auden St.
Basil C. Doran. Minister
Sunday services: Bible school, 10
a.m.; morning worship and sermon,
10:50 a.m.; evening worship, fi p.m.
Midweek prayer service. Wednesday,
FAITH AMERICAN LUTHERAN
Varsity Room, Ye Old College Inn
6545 S. Main St.
Holland L. Miesel, S. T. M., Pastor
Sunday services, “A Fool for Christ."
First Thursday: Brotherhood; Sec-
Thursday: Faith Missionary So-
5, new adult class at parsonage.
Rice Gets Ready
Trek Next Week
Back-slapping, hand shaking
Pq»v and meetings of former classmates
epi will be a familiar scene on the1
wooded campus of Rice Institute
next week end when scores of
old grads make the annual pil-!
grimage back to their alma mater j
for homecoming festivities, Nov.
6, 7 and 8.
Many events have been planned
to make the program this year one
of the best in history. Five year
reunions will be held by the
classes of 1917, 1922, 1927, 1932,!
1937 and 1942.
All events will lead up to the
football game between Rice and
Arkansas Saturday afternoon,
after which a reception for all
alumni will be held at Cohen
Activity will get underway
Thursday with a reception outside
Rice Commons between South
Hall and the faculty tower pre-
ceding a dinner honoring Rice
benefactors at 7:30 p.m. in the
Commons. Benefactors who will
receive the distinguished service
medal of the association of Rice
alumni are Mr. and Mrs. H. C.
Wiess, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Aber-
crombie and their daughter, Miss
Reservations to the dinner can
be made at the alumni office, post
office box 1892, or Lehigh 4141.
Mrs. W. H. Keenan i schairman of
THE FOOD BANK
5407 KELVIN DR. 'in the Villose
BUY YOUR TURKEYS
For Thanksgiving and
at the Food Bank
and Have Them
Stored Free of Charge
D°y K. 3-2414
Night M. 2-1237
Rev. R. V. Mayfield. Pastor
lunday services: Sunday school. 9:4!
a.m., morning worship, 11 a.m.; Train-
ing Union, 6:45 p.m.; evening worship,
$mM. S meetings, Tuesday at 10
Midweek prayer service, Wednesday,
5213 Montrose Blvd.
Dr. Donald H. Stewart. Pastor
Sunday services: Morning worship
and 11 o’clock.
A Funeral Home \
Appointed for Comfort
and Conveniently Located,
Our service to the living employs every modern
Improvement and is priced to meet the require-
ments of every bereaved family.
Services conducted at your church, residence or in
our Funeral home.
Pat H. Foley & Company
Two Locations to Serve Foil
23(11 U eyt 77 2*02
TIDWELL RD". <*■*' * MILAM ST.
Solid cherry bedroom furrtilure! At last the long awaited solid cher-
ry bedroom suites are available. Full size poster bed, chest, toilet
bench and night stand. Only $389.00. Also available with dresser.
Bed sold separately for $84.50.
ST. ANDREWS PRESBYTERIAN
mporary Meeting Place
ilty Elementary School
n" L. Purcell, Pastor
Sunday services: Sunday school, 9:45
a. m.; morning worship, 31 a. m.:
Youth Vespers, 6:15 p. m ; evening
worship, 7:30 p. m.
First Thursday, Auxiliary executive
board; second Thursday, Auxiliary
circles; fourth Thursday, general Aux-
Third Thursday night, Men’s Club.
ST. MATTHEWS LUTHERAN
5300 Main Blvd.
W. W. Stratman, Pastor
Sunday services: Sunday school and
Bible classes, 9:40 a. m.; morning wor-
ship, 10:45 a. m.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL CATHOLIC
3309 Bellaire Boulevard
Rev. J. D. Connolly, Pastor
Sunday masses, 6 a. m., 7:30 a. m.,
8:30 a. m., 9:30 a. m., 10:30 a. m. and
12:10 p. m.
Week-day masses, 6:15 a. m., 7:15
a. m. and 8:15 a. m.
Confessions on Saturday, 4 to 6 p. m.
and 7 to 9 p. m.
FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH
(Congregational and Unitarian)
Fannin at Southmore
Rev. .John Clarence Petrie, Minister
Sunday services: 11 a. m., morning
service and sermon; 11 a. m., Sunday
school during service time.
Women's alliance, second
day. 10 a.
0 p. m.
iday at 8 p. m.
en-agers, Friday nights,
loir rehearsal, 8 p. m. Thursdays.
6:30 p. m.
BELLAIRE LUTHERAN MISSION
Temmporary Meeting Plac©
Bellaire City Hall
Rev. R. B. Ehlers, Pastor
Sunday services: 9:30 a. m.. Sunday
School; 10:30 a.m., sermon, “Forgive,
is We Forgive.”
Girl Scout Week
To End Saturday
Saturday will mark the end of
the first “all around the world”
Girl Scout week celebration. The
seven-day international program
is being conducted in honor of
Juliette Gordon Low, founder of
Today is arts and crafts day
and Saturday will be out-of-doors
day on the international program.
Sunday the Girl Scouts attended
church in uniform and Monday
they took part in homemaking ac-
tivities. Tuesday w a s citizenship
day; Wednesday, health and safe-
ty day, and Thursday, internation-
al friendship day.
The twenty-ninth Girl Scout}
convention will be in Long Beach.
California, from November 4
through the 7.
FOR EVERY GARDEN NEED
These larger, finer bulbs pro-
duce better results. We offer
a very complete selection of
all kinds adapted to Houston.
Separate colors, low prices and
free expert help.
Fall bedding plants ready now.
All grown in individual paper
bands. Separate colors. Stocks,
Calendulas, Snaps, Pinks, Pe-
tunias, Carnations, and others
now. (Giant bed grown pansies
ready in November.)
Very large assortment of trees,
shrubs and plants of all kinds
in one gallon cans, five gallon
can3 and balled and burlapped
sizes. Many new kinds and im-
All standard and special fer-
tilizer and peat moss in small
as well as large packages. All
leading brands of spray mate-
rials and sprayers and dusters.
Pottery, glazed and plain, bird
baths, benches and boxes. Cast
aluminum weather vanes and
markers. Also tools.
Devils ivy, Philodendron, small
and giant Monstera (cut leaf
Philodendron), rubber plants,
draceanas, pandanus, dieffen-
bachia, Chinese evergreen. San-
saverias, cacti, ferns and others.
Dish gardens and interior plant-
ings arranged and planted.
College trained experts to help
you with any garden problem.
No amateurs in this department.
All well paid, steadily employed
workmen. Quality materials
guarantees you complete satis-
faction and the most for your
ONE STOP GARDEN
5101 Main at Palm L. 7697
GROUNDS ON ALMEDA RD.
•‘Convenient, Complete and
ASK FOR A FREE
. . . beautifully done at honestly LOW prices,
too! Full selection of fine fabrics to give old
furniture a wonderful lift. Also restyling and
remodeling accomplished with a finesse you’ll
FRED MILLER FURNITURE CO.
310 Tuam UPHOLSTERERS Hadley 5434
Donate To The Community Chest
to aolve your
Everything You Need in the Paint Line
CLEAR and COLORS
ONE COAT FINISH
Floor and Deck Paints Semi-Gloss Enamels
FLAT WALL PAINTS
FOR WALLS AND WALLPAPER
Bone White—New Pastel Colers
F. W. HESTMANN CO.
Houston’s Full Line Valspar Dealers
EAST END DEALERS:
Elmore Paint & Hdwe.
Better Appliance Co.
Fields Lumber Co.
Stettner Hdwe. Co.
King-Martini Hdwe. Co.
3810 Telephone Rd.
Van Cleve Lumber Co.
5608 Telephone Rd.
Olshan Demolishing Co.
12744 Market Street Rd.
Harris Hardware Co.
2508 Jensen Dr.
Berry Hardware Co.
8610 Humble Rd.
6404 E, Montgomery
Bellaire Supply Co.
Post Oak Road
Houston Hardware Co.
Crowe Furniture & Hdwe.
608 W. Alabama
Main Appliance Co.
3330 Dixie Drive
HEIGHTS - NORTH
Groggan Bldrs. Supply
Delhomme Lumber Co.
700 E. 5 V5* St.
O-Gee Sales Co.
1405 White Oak Dr.
5421 Liberty Road
HUMBLE ROAD DEALERS
General Hardware and
9222 Humble noad
Bob’s Lumber Co.
Butterfras Food Mart
4901 Laura Koppe Rd.
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Murphy, John H.; Daniels, A. Pat & Farley, James L. The Southwest Citizen (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 16, Ed. 1 Friday, October 31, 1947, newspaper, October 31, 1947; Houston, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth566206/m1/2/: accessed April 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bellaire Friends Library & Historical Society.