The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 86, No. 36, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 18, 1958 Page: 2 of 16
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7-rorrrnALE (Tex.) REPORTER September 15. 1958
Coach Says Football Make Tour of
Teaches Responsibility ®wldf9
ide a L>*'.«■
m n met
fie ; aid tr
w ,ii <- Ku> Birchfield and Ernie
Luure.’ict and team tri -captains
Ldvvir. Frreman. Jimnv Bartleit
„:ui Silly >M< Bride Assistant
, ... h Charlie Martin was not pre-
the A me: lean
is don't realize
player has in j
I, and said fans ■
ne k to criticize
. iub president
,oun. ed that a
fted Fut.o will
next meet ne
• You can never blame one
for losing a footbell game,"
Chas. Hord is
Boy Seoul Drive
club also will stage the
kick-off breakfast Oct- 14.
The club aise has arranged to
sponsor ball gum machines in
various Rockdale business houses
and will receive 20 per cent ct
the gross receipts from the ma-
chines. Hornbeek said
i Members ct the First Christian
►metimes church of Rockdale will make a)
1 tour of the churv h plant now un- i
der construction following an all- I
church fellowship dinner Sundae
Plans cull f* the dinner to be!
held in the fellowship hall of the)
new buildine immediately follow-j
ing morning set vices, church of-j
finals said The dinner will be
made up of covered dishes!
brought by members. Temporary
a .. w i*s •• • *li w » —■ •- - - -
"Although the building is far j
front finished we 'are anxious for
the entire membership to inspect j
the buildi ig in its present state," ;
Nine Strept Throat
Cases in County
Nine cases of strept throat were
reported in Milam county during
the week ending Sept. 13. the
M !am County Health Department
Other diseases reported during
that period were two cases of
g. norrhea and one iach of pneu-
monia and measles.
program on the
be presented at
Oct. 1 and the
d has been selected
t district campaign
?y R R. Sugg, dis-
ax.ted Frank White
tu: Bremond, and
? for Thorndale.
gn to kickoff Octo-
upport the Scouting
ne 375 Scouting in-
the next year in
ics of the Heart O'
Sets New Date
For First Show
Date of the first production c.1
the Rockdale Little Theater has
been changed to the latter part of
November; officials announced
The play, "Dear Ruth", was
originally scheduled to be pre- !
sen ted Oct. 16-17. but is being ;
delayed about a month to allow
more time for rehearsals which
are scheduled to start soon.
Tentative date is Nov. 21-22.
providing there is no conflict with
any other activity scheduled for
the school auditorium, a spokes-
First rehearsals for “Dear Ruth"
w ill be held Monday at 7:30 p.m.
in the Coulter building, second
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by Mrs. Thompson local business
men will be a>ked to line up their
own employees on the payroll
deduction plan if possible, or to
designate some member of the
firm to handle this and employee
solicitation in the individual store.
Individual record cards are now-
being compiled for the drive by-
Mrs S. H. Curlce. UF secretary.
Campaign workers will be fur-
nished with a card for every per-
son they are to contact, the card
giving the individuals name and
address, a record of his contri-
bution, if any. last year, and
blank.- to be filled in for this year.
The South Milam County Uniteo
Fund budget this year as recently
adopted is $14,861*. just $604
higher than that of last year. This
increase takes care of a greater .
contribution to the Gonzales J floor; comer Carm ron and Main
Warm Springs Foundation, and streets.
:he addition of the Texas United I Castings will be compelled this
Defense Fund Committee for $264. week and the cast for the produc-
ing money going to nine differ- t ^on announced next week,
ent organizations, with the major I _
portion to the USO. ' 1 CEMETERY WORKING
__There will be a special ceme-1
r., o ^ . . i terv working at Plea-ant Hill I
The Rocr.J-^e Reporter now has, Sept_ 20 Those interested are;
or.e-day service on maae-to-ordei j 3Sked to bring a lunch and work- i
Rubber Stamps, call HI 6-5S33. | ing tools.
E. A. Camp is
New Member of
E. A Camp was initiated as a
tu w member of the Rockdale Ro-
tary elub at its luncheon meeting
Tuesday prior to a program pre-
sented by Bill Grusendorf and
two members of his Rockdale
high school band.
Joe Yates introduced Camp as
the club's newest member. Others
participating in the initiation
were H. A. Semken. Rotary infor-
mation: Parris Wheatley, atten-
dance; and Don Williams, club
Rev. F T. Sager, who heads
the United Fund special gifts
this year, told the club of plans
for the October lTF drive and the
club voted unanimously to serve
as the special gifts committee, a
procedure started last year on a
volunteer basis. Williams will
serve with Rev. Sager as co-chair-
Jim Moorman, program chair-
man. introduced Bill Grusendorf.
RHS band director, who presented
two of his members, Miss Mary
Ann Tunnell and Miss Mary
Richards. Miss Tunnell played
a trumpet solo. "Trumpeteer’s
Lullaby,” with Miss Richards as
Grusendorf made a short talk
outlining the RHS band program
mri its accomplish merits to date,
us well as plans for the future. He
said there are now over 60 in the
high school band, with 50 in the
junior band. H* also has a sixth
grade group of beginners this
year totaling over 60.
See tne new roiaroid Prin*
Copier, as advertised on TV, at
The Reporter Office tf
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THE REPORTER OFFICE
\aron Gee Dies
Of Heart Attack
I Hr* united with Urn Baptist . four years. Hr was also a forty-
church at Black Jack in H)13. and j member of the Woodman <>f
through the years had been aj^01*^
loyal .-uppiirtcr ... this vhurch. Survivta* Mr. O*. »rc the w«e.
- .1, ....... -» i-: . j... -i......... Mrs. Maty Virginia Gee; the son
Oliver Gee of Greggton, daugh-
ter. Mrs. Irene M. Key of Rock-
\t the time of his death ne was a
, _ . ..I member of the Burleson county
\* n'U°n. n'emfjer ‘I* ®n °*c* ! Hoard ol Education having serv-
Mi.am count\ family, died Mid- j jn capacity for twenty-dale and four grandchildren; also
lenly at his home in the Black'____ _____________7___________________
f«.ck community Saturday. i ■ - -
He was in the yard conversing \
with a relative when stricken ,
with a heart attack about 6:301
>. m. and died immediately. He
tad been in failing health for the
past two years.
The remains were brought to
Phillips and Luckey and remain-
ed until Monday afternoon.
Funeral services were conducted
at two o’clock from the Baptist
church at Black Jack with Rev
J. E Mann of Austin officiating.
Burial followed in the cemetery
Aaron Gee was born on Octo-
ber 15. 1889, in Milam county and
was the son of Alfred and Matilda
Cherr> Gee. He had lived his life
in the surrounding community
where he was born, the location
(K ing adjacent to the lines of both
Milum county and Burleson
He was married to Mary Vir-
ginia Sproles on Dec. 1. 1912, and
born to the couple was a son
Oliver, and daughter Irene.
In his younger years Mr. Gee
followed the farming industry
his 96 year old mother. Mrs. Ma-
tilda Gee; eight brothers, Oscar
Geo of Caldwell, James Gee of
Rockdale. Frank Gee of Ft Worth
||) o» Odessa. Ernest (iiv
of Houston, A L Gee of Sweeney,
Spenser and Charlie of Greggton,
and numerous relatives.
• Each week The Reporter pub-
lishes a list of newcomers to Rock-
dale, as shown by applications
for water connections at city hall.)
M. A. Buntvn, 631 Brandon.
Charlie Alsobrook, 705 E. Cam-
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Cooke, W. H. The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 86, No. 36, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 18, 1958, newspaper, September 18, 1958; Rockdale, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth694032/m1/2/?rotate=270: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library.