The Hondo Anvil Herald (Hondo, Tex.), Vol. , No. 51, Ed. 1 Friday, June 15, 1951 Page: 1 of 22
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Bag and Burlap Co.
We Buy And Sell
BAGS AND BURLAP
_______ AND the lacoste ledger
HONDO, MEDINA COUNTY, TEXAS. FRIDAY, JUNE g. iVgl~
CASH SPECIALS FOR
FRIDAY-SATURDAY, JUNE 9-10
-fATOES. IDAHO 5 lb*. for
A# CAMPS PORK AND BEANS NO. 2
CLE WILLIAM HOMINY NO. 1
-TEL 5 A UR KRAUT NO. 1 .................
LD MED AI FLOUR 5 lbs.............
fANSDOWN CAKE MIX
TNNISON MI AT BALLS 303 Can
UNISON CATSUP ................................
KI ST TUNA. GRATED ............. .. r •
IWELL TOMATO SARDINES OVAL
BY’S FRUIT COCKTAIL 303 ............ .......
iX DEAL. 2 PKGS. for
-THER3 CARNIVAL OATS
JCMTE TAPIOCA ....... .............
unco oleomargarine .......... ...........
BAFTS AMERICAN CHEESE p«r lb.
IIRACLE WHIP SALAD DRESSING 1 pt.
IEL MONTE. CORN NO. 1 Can
OUSCO 3 lb SHORTENING
BEND SOAP POWDER GIANT SIZE
FOLCERS ( OFFEJE par lb.......
JO S SOAP PADS
HILF SPRAY 1 pint
IINTi COl NTRY STYLE PICKLE
JjCIPPY PEANUT BUTTER
PILLSBl R Y P ANCAKE MIX 2 4 lb.
UBBY S TOMATO JUICE 13 4 ®«
|6t££M SPOT ORANGE BEVERAGE 46 ««.
UBBYS (RUSHED PINEAPPLE NO. 2
10SEOAI,E PEAS 303 Can
UBBYS CUT GREEN BEANS NO. 2___
Frank J. Keller
‘Service with a smile’
Dy Mr*. John C. Bicdiger, Jr.
Mrs. Helena Keller and grand-
children, Connie Koehler and
Franklin Keller, and Mrs. John C.
.Biediger, Sr., spent one afternoon
4aet wet It -wiih Mrs. Mary Kollor
and Mrs. Richard Zinsmeyer.
Curtis Jungman of San Antonio
spent the past week here with his
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Alex
Mrs. Reilly Taitte and little son
of Harlingen were visiting with
Mrs. Taitte’s mother, Mrs. Mary
S. Jungman, and other relatives
and friends here this past week.
Misses Agnes and Marcella
Kchtle spent last Thursday after-
noon in San Antonio.
Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Harless and
children, Wayne and Beverly, of
1'alias have been visiting with Mrs.
Harless’ parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ber-
nard Rihn and family here for
several days to attend the showers
and wedding of Miss Eva Marie
Rihn and Raymond Waneck.
Miss Helen Ann Elmendorf of
San Antonio is visiting with her
grandmother Mrs. Helena Keller,
here this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Biediger
and children of Greensville, South
Carolina, are spending their vaca-
tion with relatives and friends, in
San Antonio, LaCoste and Biry.
Mr. and Mrs. 1. G. Harvey and
family from Kingsville, are enjoy-
ing their vacation here with Mrs.
Harvey’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Alfred Keller and Alfred, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ahrens and
daughters of San Antonio visited
with Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Parma
and sons and S. A. Ganzer here
one evening last week.
Tom Parma, student at the Uni-
versity of Texas, is enjoying a
brief vacation here with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Parma
ANNUAL SCHOOL PICNIC
LACOSTE—St. Mary’s School
Club was host to the children of
Our Lady of Grace Parochial
School, the Nuns, and some of the
parents at the annual end-of-
school picnic held in Echtle’s Park
last Thursday, May 3F
Various games, with baseball
predominating, were enjoyed in
the morning. At noon the group
enjoyed a basket picnic with the
club serving iced tea. Later in the
afternoon ice cream and soda pop
was served by the Club to all
present. More games followed, the
highlight being the baseball game
between the ladies and the boys
which ended with a shameful 35-0
score, the boys, of course, being
Before the group left the Park
the Club served hot dogs and more
soda pop to all present. A very
good time was reported by all who
and sons, before
R.O.T.C. camp in
going on to
Sheetrock Taping & Tex toning
Floors Sanded and Refiniahed
Roofs, Barns, Etc. Sprayed.
Phone 73 — LaCoste, Texas
Mangold’s Chick Starter — Growing Mash
and Laying Mash
Dairy and Hog Feed
CUSTOM GRINDING AND
R. J. MANGOLD
Phone 64 LaCoste, Texas
, t <»0 d»> s, Bushfiebi
GUS CAMERON REPORTED
ELECTROCUTED IN HOUSTON
^ ’■11 u; “received tn Hondo
"'•dn.-Miay that Gus Cameron.
res here—was am
62 Make Trip
bam is at the home of his parents,
Mi and Mrs. A. R. Garcia.
Blue Bird Group
Helps In Library
Si x t v tw
>hp acf ident.
Further details w-ere
®f“d;aN ly available.
electrocuted while work-
t t an automobile Mr.
body was not dlscov-
til about four hours after
H0NDO BAPTIST CHURCH
T° BF.GIN BIBLE SCHOOL
ication Bible School of
I irst Baptist Church in Hondo
*'"■ ••‘‘Rin on June 21, from 9:00
II Jo \ M. Graduation exer-
c’,Cs u'll be held the night of
Rev. W. R. Underwood
‘ 1 sorv** as superintendent of the
1 *'C and non-profit organization*
* ■■ t submit Item* for this colum by
u*»day of each week.
l:> Hondo Softball League
‘ Stars vs Lackland AFB team,
jnc 17—Annual picnic, sponsor-
bV Macdona Shooting Club.
L,..unp 19—Celebration, barbecue,
'11 game, and dance at Hondo.
Ponsored by Ollie Grant Post 901.
June 3o—Devine-Biry Annexa-
July 4—Annual Homecoming
.l( n'r» St. Joseph’s Church, De-
i sons ft uni Medina
County mad*' the imili Luui to the
Entomoloirv Experiment Station
at Kerrville ori June F>. Among
the group were representatives
of the Hondo Chamber of Com-
merce, Devine < hambei of Com-
merce. and the Medina County
The group was greeted by Dr.
K \V. Laake. superintendent of
the station, who arranged the pro-
gram for the aftei noon.
Discussions were led by special-
ists who explained latest
done on ticks, flies, lice,
worms, insecticides, and
icology of the insecticides. Those
attending gf,t a better understand-
jn ,,f how to better combat insect
pests on their livestock.
Four Men Held For
Menck Store Robbery
Four men have been apprehend-
ed In Tahoka and have made oral
confessions to the burglary of
Menck’s Store in Natalia last week.
Tw’o of them, James Smith, 17,
and Raymond Dzierzski, 14, have
been tried in Medina County pre-
viously on charges of burglary.
Deputies Charles Hitzfelder and
John Kempf went to Tahoka to
obtain the confessions and found
a portion of merchandise repott-
ed stolen from Menck’s. The four
men are being held by Tahoka offi-
cers to answer charges there.
By Mis* Ruth Lawler
CASTROVILLF — The
Blue Birds, junior organization of
Camp Fire Girls in Castroville,
have proved the old adage of
“many hands make light work.”
They met at the city office in Cas-
troville for their regular meeting
and under the guidance of their
leaders, prepared 4 00 books for
shelving in the city’s new library.
Edward Heusinger, a former
resident of Castroville, donated
GOO assorted books to the city to
start a free public library, and the
girls unpacked books, pasted
pockets and data-due slips in the
books and inserted the charge-
out cards as they were prepared.
< This was their first real civic
venture and they were a well-sat-
isfied group when they had com-
pleted their work. Hostess for this
meeting was Kathleen I/afforty.
Their next regular meeting will
he at their regular meeting place,
with Frann Mangold as hostess.
At *this meeting, a “Flying-up”
program will be held for Pattsy
Keller who will graduate from the
Blue Birds into Camp Fire. There
will be no regular meetings of the
Lily Blue Birds during July and
August, and their leaders will be
planning handcraft activities and
games for another year of work-
ing and playing together when
their meeting are resumed In
25 combat missions over Germany.
His parents anil other members
of his family from Natalia attend-
ed graduation exercises at which
96 students received M. P. de-
J-uytlp Mnn Injur pH
When Struck By Car
NATALIA— Lendon D. Nevell
of Lytle was struck by a car while
crossing the street in front of the
post office Sunday evening about
8:45. Injuries were confined to
cuts and bruises, according to the
Driver of the car, a 1936 model,
was Alex Joseph Tschirhart of La-
Coste. Highway Patrolman Ollie E.
Clark investigated the mishap.
n the U. S. A.
Air Force Men,
Activities at the Hondo Air
»e have be^un as 19 officers
i 43 airmen have been assign-
to duty, and some 43 civil-
pilots have arrived foi a brief
ining period prior to beginning
U '* % iis
Polaroid 1-Mlnute Photo
John L. Kempf
John L. Kempf, veteran police
ficer, has been appointed full-
ic deputy sheriff for Medina
unty. He has been acting in the
>acity of special deputy.
Kempf, a native of Castroville,
•ved with the Los Angeles,
lif., police department for 26
irs before his retirement recent-
For 18 years, he worked in
• “skid row” section of the
He and Mrs. Kempf have been
,ng near Natalia, but plan to
ve to Hondo soon.
ouis F. Rothe
esigns As J. P.
udge Louis F. Rothe, justice of
peace for precinct one, has
imitted his resignation to the
dina County Commissioner’s
art. Judge Rothe is retiring
m public office because of ill
ilth on orders of his physician,
’he resignation will not become
iective until after a successor
has been appointed, County Judge
Hugh Meyer said. The Commission-
ers will take the matter up at a
special session of court on June 25.
weather are taken at 7 A. M. for
the day preceding, and are taken
by H. E. Haass, for the Houston
Weather Bureau, as assistant to
R A. Carter, Hondo Co-Op Weath-
er Observer and Reporter.
Date H L Rain
June 7 90 73 0.00
June 8 91
June 9 95
June 10 97
June 11 97
June 12 95
June 13 90
MARY LOUISE BENDELE WINS
$100 4-FI EDUCATION AWARD
Mary Louise Bendele of the Cas-
troville 4-H club wa.i named winner
of the $100 scholarship for. higher
education by the Medina County
Home Demonstration Council this
4-H girls graduating from pounty
high schools were eligible for the
award. They submitted records
that are judged by the education
committee of the council.
For six years Mary Louise has
been a club member. During this
thne she has had projects of bed-
room improvement, gardening, rais-
ing turkeys and feeding lambs for
the county stock show, canning, and
leadership activities. In 1950 she
showed the grand champion lamb,
and was president of her club. She
was a member of the state champ-
ionship dairy foods demonstration
team. In 1951 she has served as
president of the county 4-H council,
and was second place winner in the
senior division of the county dress
revue. Other achievements include
Medina County Gold Star girl in
1949. Mary has always tried ‘To
make the best better,” he 4-H
Carolyn Hardcastle of Devine won
second place. She has an outstand-
ing record in clothing construction.
She won the county clothing medal
in 1950, and has constructed nearly
all of her attractive college ward-
robe. Carolyn joined the club in
Both girls are enrolled In busi-
ness college. They hope to continue
4-H work as much as time allows.
the initial pre-flight class on July
Workmen of the H. B. Zachry
Company and sub-contractors
have been constructing founda-
tions and preparing grounds be-
fore moving buildings from the
east side of the field at the end
of the week.
Housing is becoming critical in
Hondo and the Chamber of Com-
( merce has appealed to residents
to convert more units into apart-
ments. In addition to the person-
nel already in town, others are
expected to arrive between now
and July 9.
Persons who have listed houses
or apartments with the Chamber
are asked to notify the office
when the property is rented so
that it might be removed from the
The City of Hondo has request-
ed the Public Housing Authority
at Fort Worth to release the form-
er Navigation Village property so
that the city can deal with con-
tractors in arranging for a hous-
A project similar to one pro-
posed at Luling is under consid-
eration. There, a private company
was awarded a contract to build
a 66-family, $520,000 low-rent
housing project. Units would be
of brick veneer on baked tile.
The American Legion has leased
the Legion Hall to Texas Aviation
Industries, and the building will
be converted into class rooms and
Pilots at the base will attend a
flight school at Craig Field, Ala.,
before the first class arrives.
There are at present some five
AT-6 planes at the Hondo field,
and they are being utilized by the
Among the military personnel
already in Hondo are the com-
manding officer, Lt. Col. John D.
Irvin; CWO Hose H. Lovelace,
adjutant; Major Ross D. White,
training officer; and Capt. John
J. Caldwell, commander of cadets.
Maj. Gen. Luther Smith, retired,
is director of training.
Two Car8 Collide At
YANCEY.—A collision between
two cars at the intersection of the
Yancey and Devine roads, just south
of Yancey, resulted in injuries to
four persons Sunday evening.
A pickup truck driven by Mrs.
Alfred Boggus and a car owned
by Pancho Garcia collided at the
intersection where high weeds
were said to obstruct the visibility.
Mrs. Boggus was thrown against
the steering wheel, her son, Pres-
tnn broke the windshield with his
head and smashed in the glove
compartment, and Carolyn Boggus
was badly shaken. Stella Garcia, a
passenger in the other vehicle, was
taken to the Medina Hospital for
treatment of minor cuts and was
Bible School Gives
$27 Toward Church
NATALIA.—Students at the va-
cation Bible school of the First
Baptist Church made up a special
offering of $27.83 to help in build-
?ng a Negro Baptist Church in
Closing exercises for the 90 stu-
dents of the school were held Fri-
The pastor, Rev. Stickland, said
he was highly pleased with the
action of the children because of
its tendency to promote the spirit
of mutual helpfulness and good
AMERICAN LEGION MEETS
AT HERMAN SONS HALL
Officials of the American Legion
announce that regular meetings
in the future will be held at the
Herman Sons Hall at the High-
way 173-Highway 90 intersection.
The Legion Hall on the airfield
has been taken over by Texas
Aviation Industries and will bs
used for personnel at the Hondo
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