The Southwest Citizen (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 13, Ed. 1 Friday, October 10, 1947 Page: 4 of 12
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ONE-STOP HOME BUILDING SERVICE
A COMPLETE HOME BUILDING SERVICE
TO PROSPECTIVE HOME OWNERS IN
SOUTHGATE AND BRAESWOOD ADDITIONS
1. Site Selection 3.Financing
2. Architectural Design 4. Construction
BRAESWOOD BUILDING & DEVELOPMENT (0.
2265 Bellaire Blvd. M. 2-4468
The CITIZEX =
HOME AND BUILDING GUIDE
OPEN 10 A. M. to 3 P. M.
There are many advantages of living in this
highly restricted area.
Good drainage, concrete paved streets, sidewalks
and curbing. Conveniently located, dose to
transportation, schools, churches,
These homes further offer charm., dignity and
THESE HOUSES ARE OPEN DAILY'
Duffy Realty Co.
H. 8156 2517 University Boulevard
Home Grounds, Estates.
Parks. Subdivisions. Etc.
Largest Variety and Stock in the South
NURSERIES . . . Houston, Conroe, Sujtarland
Office and Nursery
440(1 BELLAIRE BLVD.
R8II6- . ■'•lifnjHMIlillt . t "itsuailMHSSHmmt'
"COMFORT Cr SECURITY"
Two-bedroom, brick bungalow, large living
room, dining room, oversize kitchen, lots of tile,
breakfast room, service porch, nice bath, with
shower over tub. This home has been completely
renovated, papered and painted. Now has a 4%
on or before loan and can be purchased for as
little as $3,000.00 down.
PRYOR REALTY CO.
HOUSTON 6. TEXAS
1611 RICHMOND K. 3-7466
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Edward P. Ross,
G. Kane To Head
George Kane and Edward P.
Ross will head the Community
Chest's two solicitation districts in
the Southwest area during the
Chest's campaign October 23 —
The seven teams of these two
districts have planned a house-to-
house solicitation so that every
citizen of the Southwest area will
be given an opportunity to con-
tribute toward raising the Cheat
goal of $1,693,894.
Marion L. Martin is co-chairman
of Mr Kane's district 724 and the
following have been named team
captains and secretaries: L. I.
Schneider and Robert W. Kurtz,
captains; George P. Wright and R.
B. Bowen Jr., co-captains: Mrs. W.
N. Blanton and Mrs. R. N. Gay,
J. Edw. Farrington is co-chair-
man of Mr. Ross’ district 725. Team
captains and secretaries in this dis-
trict are: N. B. Marye, Mrs. S. G.
McCan, L. J. Castellanos. Rodney
Boling and Mrs. O. L. Beckman,
captains: Mrs. M. D. Dinges, Mrs !
Lynn Howell. Mrs. Dan Bloxsom.
Mrs. Jimmie Germany and Mrs.
Ralph Hubbard Jr., secretaries.
Volunteers to help in this house- j
to-house Community Chest solicita-'
tion are still needed. Any one who
will volunteer to take part in this
great community undertaking is
asked to contact any of the above
listed district leaders or call the!
Chest office at F-4175.
5308 PINE STREET
IN BEAUTIFUL BRAEBlRN COUNTRY CU B ESTATES
This is the last one of these well built homes and it
can't be duplicated today. The builder will take a sub-
stantial loss on actual construction cost. It has two bed-
rooms and den, 16x25 ft. living room, picture window
in dining room, closets everywhere and is located on
half-acre site. Let us help you own It.
HODELL & CO., REALTORS
2111 WESTHEIMER K. 3-2501
The above picture is the home office of the Braeswood Building and Development Company,
owners and developers of Southgate and Braeswoad. The firm is composed of a co-partnership
between Mike Murphy and A. J. Sheffield, who cordially invite the inquiries of one and all. This
firm specializes in custom housing.
Open today 2422 Watts Road. Come and see ihis beautiful 6-room bungalow. It has an Aust’n
stone front, corner sink, attractive full tile bath w.th beautiful oak floors. This home is 5 blocks
from Houston’s finest community center—The Vil age. in Bliss Court. Model Homes, Inc„ 6445
Kirby I)r., are the builders and developers of thii beautiful home and court.
Sale of Tickets for Gala Shrine Circus
To Start Monday; Committees Named
TEN NEW DUPLEXES
JUST BEING COMPLETED IN MONTCLAIR ADDITION
Here is your opportunity to own a beautiful new home
with an i;.oome in the fastest growing residential sec-
tion of Houston (the Southwest).
Each apartment up and downstairs—central heat—
attic ventilation—hardwood floors—paved street—
One block from the twelve-million dollar MONT-
CLAIR BUSINESS DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT.
Don’t miss seeing these exceptionally well built du-
plexes today. Drive west on Bissonnet to 4000 block,
turn north two blocks on Wesleyan Street.
RUSSELL JORDAN, Realtor
3930 Law Street (Montclair Addition)
Phone Madiaon 2-9257
SUFFER FROM HAY FEVER?
LET US AIR CONDITION YOUR HOME OR INSTALL
CARRIER ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS
IN YOUR BEDROOMS.
No obligation for survey and estimates. Also dealers in
all types of Ventilating Equipment . . .
O'Keefe & Merritt Ranges — Heating.
BETTER HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING CO.
5211 Lawndale Ave.
Mrs. L. G. Jordan
Is Buried in
Fort Worth Rites
Mrs. Leslie G. Jordan of 3738
Nottingham was buried in the Rose
Hill cemetery at Fort Worth last
Friday after services were held in
Houston the day before at the Geo.
H. Lewis & Sons Funeral Home.
Mrs. Jordan, a Houston resident
for the past three and one half
years, died in the Memorial Hos-
pital last week after a short Illness
Dr. Donald Stewart officiated at
the Houston services.
Born in a pioneer Texas family
in Quanah, Texas, Mrs. Jordan
lived in Fort Worth for 20 years
; before moving to Houston.
| She was a member of the Cen-
tral Presbyterian Church, the Axion
j Club and the Women of the Rotary-
Club of Houston.
j Survivors include her husband,
Leslie G. Jordan of Houston; a
sister, Mrs. C. C. Ferguson of
j Hereford; three brothers, Rev. John
K. Howard of Glendale, Ore.,
Jerome Howard of Levan, Utah,
and Horace D. Howard of Sacra-,
mento, Cal . and several nieces and j
Reserved seats for Arabia Tem-
ple’s Shrine Circus, which will be
held at Sam Houston Coliseum Oct.
29 through Nov. 11, will go on sale
at Bonds. 811 Main, next Monday,
R. E. "Bob" Waltrip. general chair-
man of the circus, announced this
One of the most elaborate pro-
grams in the history of the circus,
an annual affair, has been prepared
for this year's show, officials said.
The first Friday of the circus
will be devoted to underprivileged
children of Houston. Every under-
privileged child will be given an
opportunity to see a circus, with
lions and tigers and all the glitter
and sparkle that makes up the
circus of the "Big Top," Willard
W. Glaze, chairman of the under-
privileged children's committee
said. Approximately 29 agencies
have been contacted and have been
invited to bring the groups of the
children under their supervision to
the circus for that matinee. Thous-
ands of underprivileged children
are expected to see the Shrine cir-
cus, Mr. Glaze said.
Mr. Waltrip has appointed his
committees for the circus and
they are already making plans fori
the most elaborate circus ever
staged in Houston. They are: Ray |
Bright, chairman, Francis Gilbert-ferty
and Charles E. Kamp, radio
Hughy A. Johnson, schools; Wil-
lard W. Glaze, chairman, Fred
Dexter. James E. Grant and Ster-
ling Barnett, underprivileged chil-
-ferty; Jack Schwartz, chairman,
1 program; Frank Hall, chairman,
transportation; Roy White and Joe
Kramer, electrical; H. C. Mlllen-
der, chairman, badges; Sam Levy,
chairman, Dan Jackson, vice chair-
Allen Murray, chairman, j man, legal; Harry Reinold, chair*
Henry Stein, vice chairman, re-
served seats; Jack Reeves, chair-
man, general ticket sales; Philip
L. Johnson, chairman, H. E. John-
son and Jewel Turbeville, usher-
man, outside advertising; Willard
W. Glaze, chairman, publicity.
E. M. McCormick has been named
ing; H. C. Millender, chairman, lost j treasurer for the circus and C.
and found: Art Husmann. chair- Howard Phifer, auditor. The ex-
man. banners: Albert Blaeke, chair- ecutive committee includes: Mr.
man. doors: Clyde Paul, chairman. Waltrip, general chairman of the
Scott Matthew’s, and R. D. Jessup, circus with vice chairmen H. C.
parade; Jack Armstrong, chairman. Millender, Harry Reinold, Jack
and Alvin Bedford, vice chairman. Armstrong, Howard Phifer, Philip
side shows; Orrin Davenport, chair- L. Johnson and Sam Levy. R. W.
man, Harry Reinold and H. C. Mil- Milner Jr. is potentate of Arabia
lender, production: Porter Ger- Temple. All past potentates will
many and William Peacock, prop- j serve as a reception committee.
ACC Ace Chills His Foes With Runbacks
ABILENE—Some sort of record^ton, took a handoff from fullback
was made recently in Abilene Mick Mason on the 15 - yard
marker and then raced around the
left side of the field for 85 yards
when the Abilene Christian Col-
lege Wildcat football team's can-
didate for Little All-American
honors, halfback V. T. Smith, made !to the goal Une'
two touchdown jaunts returning
kickoffs in one game.
It all came about when the
Wildcats defeated t h e Southwest ova* wen* *° Smith on his
Texas Teachers in the first game 'lwclve >'arri line’ H* faked t0
of the year. Smith, who is a Mason and scampered the re-
sophomore from Kelso, Washing- maiinng 88 yards for that pay dirt.
The second TD run of such pro- i
portions came after the second
Southwest TexuA score. This time j
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THE W. R. R. COMPANY
YOUR REAL ESTATE FIRM DESIRES THE PRIVILEGE
OF DISCUSSING YOUR NEEDS. WE SPECIALIZE IN
PROPERTY IN SOUTHWEST SECTION.
THE W. R. R. COMPANY
W. R. ROMINE, Owner
2524 Rice H. 7606
IN THE VILLAGE
YOUR CHOICE OF 16 BEAUTIFUL PERMANENT COLORS
This modern plastic wall tile is easy to clean and works wonders
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MASTER TILE COMPANY
410(1 Telephone Rd. W. 9-2217 jjj
"PRIDE OF BELLAIRE"
BASS BUILT HOMES
BASSWOOD HOME BUILDERS, INC.
3002 Travis K. 3-662.3
"OVER 50 YEARS IN TEXAS"
★ ★ ★
L. G. “Lcs * Jordan, Manager
l‘,2 BLOCKS FROM ROBERTS SCHOOL
2400 and 2500 BLOCKS WATTS RD.
Between Kirby and Morning Side Drive
HOUSTON’S FINEST SOUTH END HOME SECTION
OPEN TODAY 2422 WATTS RD.
Come and see this 6-room bungalow. Austin stone
front, corner sink, attractive full tile bath with
beautiful oak floors.
This home is 5 blocks from Houston's Finest
Community Center . . . THE VILLAGE.
MODEL HOMES, INC.
6445 Kirby Dr. K. 3-4418
HARDWARE AND HOME
14-QUART WATER BUCKETS
22-GALLON GARBAGE CANS
per gallon $2.98
STEPPING STONES, Natural
STEPPING STONES, Colored
RUBBER DOOR MATS
WATER HOSE, 50 feet
___________ each $5.55
OUTSIDE WHITE PAINT
SCREEN DOOR GRILLES
MANY OTHER ARTICLES USED DAILY
AROUND THE HOME
WHITE THOMPSON LUMBER COMPANY
3701 Kellaire Itlvd.
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Murphy, John H.; Daniels, A. Pat & Farley, James L. The Southwest Citizen (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 13, Ed. 1 Friday, October 10, 1947, newspaper, October 10, 1947; Houston, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth566261/m1/4/: accessed April 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bellaire Friends Library & Historical Society.