The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 64, No. 6, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 19, 1936 Page: 4 of 12
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THE ROCKDALE REPORTER. Thursday. March 19, 1936
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Alwyj a gracious hostess. Mrs. Join:
F Cookt* v, »- at li r be.t Tuesda> af-
ternoon March 17. when she entertain-
ed the Sans Souoi CV.ia m a delightful
manner Soring flower> added to the
attraetiveneri cf the h r.e. ar.d St
Patricks tra>s centered with black
vases of I'ed rosebuds a ere used for
serving a dainty -mu.u1 course.
Mrs, A C. Franklyn, for high score
among club members, received a cake
tray and server, while Mrs E. A Camp,
for guest high, received a hobnail sal-
ad bow! In table cuts for low. lovely
ov n bowls were given Mesdames Fer-
guson. A C Franklyn and R L Orr.
Mrs Orr graciously presented her tro-
phy to Mrs Robt Loewensteln, ot Now
York C'.tv. who is 4 :n spring
with relatives and friends.
Guests other tlnn club mm b?rs a 're
Mesdames Ferguson, E. A Camp. Rob-
ert Loewenstein, and Miss Irma Dun-
M rosko- Marshall
The marriage of Miss Bernice Mras-
ko and Mr Rex Marshall was solemn-
ized in a quiet ceremony Saturday eve-
ning a: the home of Rev. and Mrs. H.
E Crone, with Rev. Crone officiating.
Mr and Mrs. Walter Mrosko and Mr.
and Mrs. Bentley Flefcber were the
The bride was becomingly attired in
a modish taillured suit of gray with
which she wore harmonizing accessor-
Mrs. Marshall is the only daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. August Mrcsko and is
a member of the 1931 senior class of
the Rockdale High School.
Mr. Marshall, youngest son of Mr.
and Mrs. W. H. Marshall, is a native
Rockdalian and is engaged in the cat-
Immediately following the ceremonv.
the couple left fol a brief vlsu to FI.
Worth. They are at horn* in their cot-
tage near the W. H. Marshall home.
Happy Hour Bridge Club
The Happy Hour Bridge Club was
- *rm< tlcw.Ts were placed at vantage
points throughout the home.
A MHig was suss, then Mrs Lee Orr
leader, read a part of tne Uin chapter
Gene d* Mrs Stephens kad in
prayer Mr< Barkley told a good storv
about "Old Tun.’ who was a road build-
er also a repairer of road*. bringing
ut Hie moral of the story. Mrs. P S
Wilson read a letter from Travis •'**
of the heroes of Texas written to the
Christian Advocate one hundred years
,o tn the interest of > orlstianity in
t'xas Mrs Emory Crump told in her
pleasing manner of Lucinda Helm, tne
under of the Home Mission Society.
Mrs E A Swafford's subject Kirn
Gone to Texas.'* gave a very \ivI3 de-
v'*rm?inn of thr **»riv s»rtl»rt tn riif-
•'rent parts of the state, especially
mentionin ga Mr. Bryan who Aas Da.-
as’ first settler and who planted corn
in 1841 on the ground where Dallas’
curt house now stands.
Mrs. C. M. Sessions pleased her
guests bv reading a short poem about
Powers to the living.
•Mter playing a Texas historical game
a plate with delicious refreshments was
Ine society was delighted to have
Mrs Hettie Davis with us.
Better-Maid Hose, all silk chiffon,
rineless, full fashioned. 69c and 89c.
At Henke’s. It
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Milano. March 16.—Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Deen of Houston, spent the week
end with Mrs. Deen’s grandmother. Mrs.
Mary Mullins, and left Monday for
Mr. and Mrs. Ra'ph Mullins ot
Chriesman, are visiting their mother,
Mrs. Mary Mullins.
Mrs. Cavitt Dreahr spent last week
visiting in San Antonio.
Mrs. Virgie Clanton of Hearne. is
visiting in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Buben Mills spent the week end
Mr. and Mrs. Claud H. Hooker of
entertained Thursday afternoon by Calvert, spent the week end with Mr.
Mrs. J. M. Weed, when a Mexi^'n
theme was carried out in all appoint-
ments. Sprays of peach and pear blos-
soms. in wicker baskets, furnished an
attractive floral touch to the rooms
while the game ensembles for the
bright covered tables were typical Mex-
Club high score prize, framed com-
panion pictures of brilliant colored
Mexican parrots, was won by Mrs. Der-
vr,:od Moore. For guest high score
prize. Miss Irma Dunnington received
an artistic Mexican pottery water urn.
Mrs. S. C. Christian was given a crys-
talized cactus for low score.
Following the games, a Mexican
lunch was served. Individual favors
were vari-colored sombreros of pottery.
Rockdale Girl Directs Dramatic Club
In Frv T>,*esentation
Trie fo' - from the Carrizo
Springs of the initial pro-
duction a-.. ■,. .xizo Springs Drama-
tic Club, under the direction of Miss
Clara Esten Cooke. Rockdale girl who
is teaching in the pu5iic schools of
that city. Miss Cooke is instructor in
Speech Arts and English, and organized
the dramatic club at Carrizo Springs
"The Carrizo Springs Dramatic Club
of the high school, under the direction
of Miss Clara Cooke, teacher of dra-
matic art, presented their initial per-
formance Monday evening at the high
The entertainment consisted of three
one-act plays: "Young America,” "The
First Dress Suit.” and "The Curtain.”
"The First Dress Suit" was entered in
fV,e interscholastic league one-act play
contest, to be held at Pearsall in April.
This is the first year of dramatic art
in the school here, and this the first
program, which was put on entirely by
the exr:utive staff, their director sit-
ting in the audience, and the stage
management, scene shifting, prompting
and costumes all being handled by the
twenty members of the club.
This is one of the best performance1
ever presented at the school auditor-
ium. and showed much work on the
part of Miss Cooke and her pupils.
Methodist W. M. S.
On March 16. Mrs. C. M. Sessions en-
tertained the Woman’s Missionary So-
ciety of the Methodist church in her
be&utiful home on East Cameron street.
Hooker’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. F.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Newton of Rock-
dale. spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. Cavitt Dreahr is visiting in
Miss Gertrude Jones has returned
frem two weeks visit in Ft. Worth.
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Dukes, were Cam-
eron visitors Monday.
H. G. Bullock of Waller, visited Mr.
and Mrs. B. F. Bullock St., over the
BRIEF LOCAL NEWS ♦
Mrs Alex Beasley, of Dallas, was a
week end guest of relatives here.
Just received, more colors m all silk
1 56 inch crash: 59c at Henke's. It
Mrs. T M. Williams is visiting her
daughters. Mrs. W P. Talley and Mrs.
Jack McCarty at Houston
Jimmy Trailer and Bill Thurmond,
both of Victoria, spent Sunday with
Louise and Dolly Zimmer.
Mrs. lua Prune, 01 Caiuweli, visited u*
the heme of Mrs. Betlie Walden in
Rockdale the past week end.
Mr and Mrs. Will Vogel were visitor*
to the Fat Stock Show in Ft. Worth
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Browning and
little daughter, Bettye Jo, and Mrs. El-
-.e Fitzgerald visited friends in Hutto
Blister sheer seersucker crepe, solids
and printed: beautiful array of colors;
fast color. 39c. at Henke’s. It
The following from here visited the
Fat Stock Show at Ft. Worth last Sun-
day: Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Fieseler and
daughters. Evelyn and Nannette Faye;
Dorothy May Meek. Miss Hilda Hirt.
and John Yoakum.
Dr. and Mrs. I. P. Sessions were call-
ed to Houston Monday by news of the
continued illness of their son-in-law,
Tom Beesley. Mr. Beesley had had an
attack of flu, and while visiting here
two weeks age suffered an attack ol
acute indigestion. After returning
home he became ill again. News re-
ceived Thursday morning was to the
effect that he is improving.
Mrs. B. B. Baxter is very much elated
this week over a telephone call receiv-
ed from her *on, Charles Baxter, 01
3240 Lakeshore Drive, Chicago, inform-
in her that a fine 8K>-pound baby boy
had arrived Monday afternoon to bless
their home. Although the young son
arrived a day ahead of St. Patrick's
Day, no doiibt “The wearing of the
Green” will hereafter bear a double
significance to Mr. and Mrs. Baxter as
well as the Texas grandmother.
Reporter Ads get the Grapes.
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Sunday school Bible study at 10 a.
x. Communion service 11 a. m. Preach-
ing every first Sunday. Prayer meet-
ing every Wednesday night 8:15. tl
Fir* t Christian Church
Bible School every Sunday at 10 a m.
Preaching sendees every Sunday 11 a
m. Subject for next Sunday morning.
"The Raising of Lazarus.” Evenin
service, 7:45 p. m., "The Banished
Queen” _ ^______
preaenmg services rwvoi Grove
Saturday night. H. E. CRONE.
Sunday school 9.45; preaching at 11;
mght services: BTU at 6:45; preaching
Wo are taking this opportunity to
announce our spring revival which be-
gins March 29. The members of the
First Baptist Church give a cordial in-
vitation to everyone in Rockdale and
the surrounding communities to at-
tend the revival meeting at the Bap-
tist church from March29 to April 5.
These series of services will be con-
ducted by the pastor.
L. E. STRICKLAND. Pastor.
Lenten services each Wednesday at
7:30 p. m., and each Friday at 9:30 a. m.
Sunday evening service 7:30 o’clock
Church School every Sunday at 9:30
J. P. LOVE, minister in charge.
Peace Lutheran Church
Fourth Sunday in Lent
Sunday school 9:30 a. m.
German services 10:30 a. m.
English services 7:30 p. m.
English Lenten services March 25 at
8:00 p. m.
There will be no services at Sharp
until March 29, in accordance with our
OTTO R. SCHAWE, Pastor.
DRS. SESSIONS & BARKLEY
RECEIVE TWIN HONORS
Announcement is made of the birth
of twin boys to Mr. and Mrs. Oscar
Pounder, of the Tanglewood commun-
ity, on March 16. These boys have
been christened Clyde Sessions and
Reporter Ads get the Grapes.
Sunday school 9:45 a. m.
Morning worship 11 a. m.
Evening service 7:30 p. m.
In our Sunday school contest we need
every member of the church. So come
next Sunday, you are invited.
P. S. WILSON, Pastor.
All silk, full fashioned, knee length
hose, 49c. At Henke’s.
More than 100 different kinds of
crops are grown on Texas farms on
which there is commercial production
from approximately 45. Their impor-
tance will be stressed in harvest fes-
tivals planned during Centennial year.
Where Rockdale Is entertained
“THE MILKY WAY”
Tues.-WecL, Mar. 24-25—
FRED ASTAIRE AND
PICTURES of various sizes and kinds.....10c to $1.00
APRIL TRUE ROMANCES......................10c
MIRRORS, wood frame....................10c to 79c
COLORSHINE, White Shoe Polish................10c
LADIES’ CREPE PAJAMAS and GOWNS.......$1.00
PLAYGROUND BALLS..............25c - 79c - $1.15
GARDEN HOSE, 50 sections, 1-ply..............$3.25
CHICKEN FOUNTS.......................10c to 98c
GARDEN and FLOWER SEEDS........ 5C
CHINA NEST EGGS, per dozen...................20c
WALLPAPER, per double roll.............. 15C
BOYS’ BASEBALL CAPS ........... 25c
TENNIS RACKETS............... 8?u> as
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INCUBATOR THERMOMETERS ..... 45c
BROODER THERMOMETERS..... 45c
MINNOW SEINES.....................$1:10 to $2.35
Easter Will Soon be Here!
EASTER EGGS, 3 different sizes, per pound...... 15c
EASTER BASKETS, empty...........5c - 10c and 15c
FILLED EASTER BASKETS.........10c - 15c and 25c
EASTER EGG DYE.......................5c and 10c
EASTER NOVELTIES................5c - 10c and 25c
Strieker’s Variety Store
Mon e ^knifc
• ? twt wi%«#
You don’t have to pay sky high
prices for Suits that will keep
you looking your best. CURLEE
has solved that problem for you.
Come in and make your
selections from our wide offer-
ings of new models.
Extra Pants $5.00
—Our showing of Stetson Hats
brings you the good news that
"Spring is 'here.” Fresh m
styles , Gay new colors.
But, though the shapes and
shades are different, Stetson
quality standards renfSflT the
Tip?? .-wVJlfiO- V
New styles, clever styles. An outstanding buy.
46 in. wide.
Bright new patterns.
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New Piece Goods
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Quadriga Prints ....
Desert Cloths .........
15c and 25c
Clear, sheer hosiery, full fash-
ioned ; narrow panel heel.
69c, 79c, t.00, 1.25
Knee Length 25c - 50c - 95c
Styled by Godman. Pumps, Ties and Straps, and Bioa
Straps. Sizes 4 to 9. Widths AA to C.
Scarbrough & Hicks
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The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 64, No. 6, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 19, 1936, newspaper, March 19, 1936; Rockdale, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth693717/m1/4/?q=pounder%20tanglewood: accessed February 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library.