The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 52, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 4, 1924 Page: 2 of 10
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THE ttOCKOAl.K KEPORTER. Thursday. December I. U1-1
♦ LOCAL BK1EFS ♦
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qp to last Saturday he h»d Kinn]yd
2112 bales of cotton, which is 76 more
than the total for last season.
Rockdale and- surrounding country
apparently missed a good rain this
week by the ourOSl uf i*e
clouds hung heavy all day Tuesday,
accompanied by a welcome drizzle. To-
day it is still cloudy but with a north-
er prevailing. • •*
West Point, N. Y„ Dec. 1—The ac-
tion of the victorious Army-team ip
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T,T ^ ", ” . »»•“ Ul -............ , ,..u The Odd Fallows Cemetery Asso-
Melvin W«ms, «j»»V7^,.**; | mnnLwith Mr.-
Isaacs at 3:00 o’clock Friday aftcr-
■ - XJU1K SCHRAM OF TAYLOR ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦+ +^ + *
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X3 ^Dr. "E3 A. Swafford, "Dr. - T1 . D- j-
' Rountree, Lon Hudson and J. Q- Bald-
ridge left Tuesday for the Laredo
ntry where they will spend seveial
weeks ’Hunting big game." They~wtll
lively be joined by other Rockdale
hunters before returning. v
The Reporter enjoyed a short call
from J. G. Puterbaugh, of McAlester,
Okla-V one day recently. Mr. Puter-
_______haugh is president of the Sandow
Lignite Company and wairtm ewe-of
his periodical business visits. He re-
ports the company making goad'pro -
------>.gr««g in its operations.
PUIIHIK * . Iivw»ee»- " 11 W --
bowed heads immediately after defeat
ing their ancient rivals from Annap-
olis whs explained by Ed t^urbisch ill
his valedictory as football captain.
••We have prayed before every game
this season, not for victory! 1>»t- that
u.> mieht. acquit ourselves like men.
At the conclusion ot saiulduy L gumi. i
when 1 think our prayers .were
answered, we jerked off.-our helmets
and thahked God fervently for the vie-
tory.” ' .
Melvin "Weems has purchased frank
August Mrosko the residence and
three lota apposite the Weems Gin on
North main .street and has added sev-
eral rooms to the house. He v> ill erect
a drive-in filling station oh the corner
____rmprate a small grocery store
in connection. Work, begins this week
on the improvements.
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♦ PERSONAL MENTION
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W. E. Carlisle spent Wednesday. in
Miss Ida HiUin spent _the_holidays
H. Welge, of San Angelo, isjiere on
business this week. • •
Miss Elizabeth N.oafk spent Thanks-
giving in Lexington.
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Schubert spent
Thanksgiving in Taylor.
Mrs. ^Mildred Wilson, of.....ThrallfJ
lit Saturday in Rockdale.,
Miss Ella Alford <made a business
trip to Dallas ,Thanksgiving.
Mrs. W. D. Turner has returned
from an extended visit ih Dallas.
-G. Cravy, of Luljng, was a Sunday
• Rockdale Chapter No. 23, 0. E. S.
will myet at the Masonic Hall Tues-
day night Dec. 9th at 7:30. Yiaitors
Mrs. Porter Edmundson, Sec.
Scrap Book Club.
Mrs. -0. JC, Phillips 4-will entertain
the Scrap Book Club with a Christ-
mas party Wednesday aTtemfiow, Dec-
ember 17th, at 3 p. m. All members
expecting to be absent please notify
PERSONAL MENTION _
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J. W. Garner went to Carneron Tut*-
day to Court. t
Mrs. W. B. Porter is Ytsiting »h
Houston this week
Cameron on business.
Mr. and Mrs. M. N. Strieker spent
T^imiW waving in Austin. .
W. E. Carlisle made a trip to Del
Rio and retu—_
Mrs. Lottie Sensing left Tuesday
for Austin on-a several day’s visit.
Miss Flpra Sharp, of BuckholU,
spent the week-end with home folks.
Miss Maud R«n4a and Mr, and Mrs
Major Peter Schram was seriously
injured Wednesday morning at 11:30
o’clock 5 miles north ot Temple when
he lost r
was driving and his car plunged over
a fifteen foot-emhankment, The Ma-
-i—.. jar was* accompanied by Mrs. Schram
>•• >ml lhfjrH d«ughur.
He was driving into Temple at
about 15 miles an hour when he ran
into’ loose gravel that caused the car
to skid on the road and off oi the
nt. The other occupants of
the car were uninjured a
tar was turned bottom side up and
they'could mjt get out from under jt
until help came. W. C. Stribllng of
Ft. Worth was only a hundred yards
Mr. and .Mrs. 1. F. Smith, of Dallas,
arc guests of Mrl and Mrs. W. D. Tur-
RUV St’OtTS - |
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The First -Scout Law; 0f^ 1
In a previous article it wag stl
that there is no record of a ma„,
has haq as much as six months"io
ing being in a pehttentiary iB
[.United States. There is a reason
this Tor when a boy has stayed
scouting for ,as dong as six m
he has not only hecome attaeb”
the organization but has had the
TUWb blampul indelibly into his nj
A scout is not only required to J
orize the scout laws but must,
by examination that hp fully un
stands the meaning of each of
,, ~ Auction. Bridge Club'.
*The Wednesday Auction Bridge club
was entertained at the hospitable
home of our esteemed member, Mrs.
— Everything was arranged for a
n^.Thanksgmng_ja.rty, autumn leaves
and chrysanthemums, were used"
throughout the home.
Three coursq. lunchepn was served
consisting [1of turkey, and what yues
Orbic Curry, of the, Rockdale
spent the holidays with hopiefo^8 at
Henry and Guy Cook, J. O. New-
ton and John Pate attended the game
at Austin. ,
Mr and Mrs. W. E. Montague spent
a pleasant Thanksgiving w^h rela-
tives in Marlin.
■Miss Flork Sharp attended the A. &
M^Texas fcwvball -game at_ Austin^
occupants-out- One side of the car
rested on Major Schram’s head ct
ting and bruising it considerably.
Mr.’ Stribling rushed him to Scott
and White’s Sanitarium in Temple
where it was necessary to take 10
stitches in his face.—Taylor Press.
RICH JERSEY MILK, Phone 949
F-72. Rockdale Dairy. ^ tf
more to the boy than merely refri
ing from taking the property of i
fellowman; he is taught thedulLd
nificance of the'term, and irtgjl
that it applies to the little things]
life—the things with which he con
in contact daily. He is taught ti
his word is his bond and that it n,]
be kept regardless of the bitten
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Two beautiful Colonial"powdejrjSTS"Thanksgiving-D*$v-
we're p.r»SH*ated to Mrs. Jute Coffield.
The nexrmeeting to be held'at the
home of Mrs, j. D. Peeples at Ml-
lano. -• i'-
" The Keponci luniH rhnt Frimk O:.
Montague, who for the past several
years has been in government' service
Jn Georgia, will this monffi" return to
Ibe work-of- county
-agent Nacogdoches county. With
l his . family»_Frank expects "tp—eat-
Christmas dinner' with his parents in
Regal Rockdale.-- " ———
visitor w-ith-h-i^-J-ajiiily in-RuLktlaje^_____
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Hankins attend-
ed the St ate-A. & M. game at Austin.
~ Tvliss Mildml Muaee ,of Fnrt W<>rth^
spent Thanksgiving in Rockdale with
her father, Ed Moses.
Mrs. Af L. Sensing' of Austin, has
lulpn vTstTtnu at her—farm—atl-thq Ga-
hrkd the past week.
Miss Inez Casey, of San Antonio,
spent the week-end- with her mother,
' - L’ ,;„y. ..... • ■
One of the prettie'st parties of the
season was the one given by Mrs. J.
P. rocph»s nf Milano to the members
of the' Wednesday Auction Bridge
Subdued lights blended beautifully
with Autunfp. leaves and flowers which
were" artistically OTranged.—A 'ver>, - Wulf. —
-JUiction Bridge Club.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Crane and son,
of TcMfptepspent- Thanksgiving with
Mrs, N. J. Alford.
‘ Mrs. W. H. Bird we 11 and —littJe-
daughter, of Temple are guests of Mr.
- “EkU&TIN’ OFF. THE ,”OLD UNS”
—Ailtnen-are- hwo-freeland equal but
.some of them get married
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. HiUin, daughters
and son, Ella, Ida and Woodrow,, were
■"Ari'i1 ;i1 Friday.
THE WALL BOARD]
you?ve heard so much|
RevLH. A., Echols, wife and baby
boy, of Palacios, were guests the past
week in the home of her brother E. R.
Two negro women were arrested
Baturday_night_for shop lifting, *and
when searched considerable merchant
dise was-taken from them. Part of
the goods had been stolon from Scar-
brough & Hicks and. part from W. E.
White. When they attempted fur-
ther pilfering at the Rosenberg store
Mr; Rosenberg detected them and calL-
■ ed the officets.
,The Reporter enjoyed a short call
from Rev. A. A. Tharp,
RockdaTeV n<Tw who
with his family came in last'week, and
are now eomforlabls mutalled in tbr?
church, parsonage. Rev. Tharp is from
Groveton, Texas. He will occupy h>s
pulpit at both hours next Sunday, and
- tlg~jHurch me’nhrrsk»f> 4*,-anticipailng.
—-ii i-ii. ■ i i-.fill it rider his-ministry.
J. V. Ferguson was operated on fi/f
appendicitis ’at the I.-G. N. Railroad
hospital in Palestine last -Wednesday
high(,,.at eight o'clock, and is reported
doing nicely. He went to Palestine
Wednesday afternoon and was found
to be suffering with an acute attack
which necessitated an operation. Mrs.
Ferguson went to his bed.-. :• Thurs-
day morning, and returned home Mon-
day, Reporting him doing wcdl and
with prospects of being up fn 12 to
Mrs. Betty Walden.
Mrs. Pat Martin returned last week
from, an Extended visit with her
daughter in ,SaiV”Aut^ntttr----:—-—
Mrs."Dick Hairston'who has .been
ill for some time was moved to' the
snnitariuip in Cameron Monday.
Miss Edna flkmthit. Miss Marguerite
Carlton, of Hearne, spent Thanksgiv-
ing- with Mf. and Mrs. B. L. Douhtitr
Mr. and Mrs. John McKinney and
children, of Jarrell, were Sunday
"Sumptuous lunchedrijivaR served, con-
sisting of turkey^ creamed", potatoes, _ ......... .. ..„
I“'ir, ;-r‘-inh<ii'ry sauce,, coffee, hot bi— Thanksgiving visitors in Rockdale, his
Phillip Blackburn, of Dallas,’,a stu-
deiit at A. & "M., - was . 'anwng .. the
THE WALL BOARD!
"that is — — -
cuit and delicious pie.
Mrs. Jim Coleman was the lucky
one receiving a beautiful silk gar-
guests of her mother, Mrs. I). B. Mc-
Mlllwu ‘ ' —
Miss Aline Catchings, who is
tending tilO. Central City .t'mu.ine
College iii Waco, spent- Thanksgiving
at home. —-
Mrs. M; L.’ B«gley,"ivho for the past
’lo^rnP'-reavs hak^bceBiTtartg in A"USj
-rif! Ini', i i tnrr.im! 1 n' Rnckdale to make
The Domestic Science department
of the Rockdale-colored school had an
—exhibrHn the Loewenstein Store show
window last week that was mliHily
- lb -look. Jit... and very temhti ng to
a hungry mph. The assortment of
foods shown fncluded cakes, candies,
boiled Iraifi, potato, chips, cheese.
Straws and other delicacies. The-'Rack-
dale school is? one of,the few cdlored
schools in the State maintaining such
a department, and , rrincijJ&l Shanks
and faculty are to be congratulated.
her home. •
Mr. and Mrs. Frank -----
Smithville,. were Thanksgiving guests
of his7 mother, Mrs.,d. G. Turner, and
ather relatives in Rockdale.
Mr. and. Mrsrteo Harris xvtrre-ea 11-
•ed t’o Temple Monday- by" the .deaf h of
Mr. Harris’ mother..' The funeral WAs
held' Tuesday afternbim jn Temple.
The Reporter acknowledges a call
from 'Dr; H. K. Riddle, of Coweta,
Qkla., Monday. .He has been visiting
nr’ 'unl Mrs. T. E, Riddle
Mr. and 'Mrs. Hal Harris and Mr.
.......•» ** ---------- -*,-*.- «■--.• and Mrs. W. A. Harris spent Thanks-
ment. The (Tub witt-meet- WMCt Wod.-.. .iind Mrs. A. C. Bai-
nesday with Mrs. C. M. Perry. horn in Cameron.
Miss Ora Robbins, who. is taking a
business course in San Antonio, spent
Thanksgiving with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs, Jake. Robbins.
Reports from the sanitarium in
Temple are to the effect that Mrs.
D. R! Wallis is making rapid recovery
from her recent, operation.
Hr. T. S-. Barkley is attuniltng they
sessions of the Masonic Grand Lodge
-ii nri rhHpter-in Waco this week, rep-
Mr. and Mrs. Porter Stevens-
turned .Saturday from San'. Anton.io,
.whory they had been to consult fir. H.
"FT, Ogi 1 Tr1‘** • foFlilr."Stevens’-^hyktcaj"
Matinee Musical Club
The Matinee Musical Club met-Sat-
urday afternoon, Nov. 29, with Mrs.
Jesse Garrett, as hostess. The study
for the afternoon was Italian music.
Responses to the roll call were names
and composers of Italian opera, The
following program was then given:
it t Hui-t Charge of Hie Uhlanv-—Holst
Mrs. Barkley and Miss Porter.
Voice—0 Sole Mjo—Mrs,' P. H. Perry
4 Piano ■ -Larantelle—Mrs. C. M, Perry
Voice—Santa Lucia—Mrs. ,D. 0. \Val-'
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"Tofge—A Pearl in the Sea ’ Mrs M~
THE WALL BOARD
that is Fire-proof, P.er-
mapent and Sanitary!
Fix Up the Interior ■
betoire Xmas •
Thanksgiving Day was celebrated
qulvlly iii Hoii: l.duL fa—t'y'"
quietly. The town was aimost.desert-
~........*4, Ttiope not going to the big football
' game in Austin evidently going same*
where else. Union Thanksgiving ser-
vices were held at the Baptist church
with Rev. D. C. Wallace pastor of the.(
Tresbyterian church delivering the
sermon. This service was attended by
spypptftftn peonle by nvtual count,, in-
dienting the modern tentfeney‘~nf the
American people to celebrate this Nat-
ional Holiday in odher ways than by
assembling t!t»<hselves in the sanc-
-Mv \T Piitnitoi-t’nbl • in11, (btilgbU-rs
Misses Hilda. Beatrice and Rosa, of
Corpus Christi,. were Thanksgiving
•guests in the home of her daughter^
Mrs. Trim Hale, coming oVer in their
caTC T ----r-:—:--=~—.
.Mr.- ’arid: Mr>. Jay DaVis. and two
.children, of Uvalde, Were pleasant
callers at The, Reporter office one day
.last vvet-kb' They ,had been .spending
the Thanksgiving season with Rela-
tives here and at Tracy.
Among the college students "coming:
Tiome foi" ,TJimiik..giV'ib/"wf noted-Mi<,,~
. N; Strieker. .
Duet—Spanish Dance— Moskbwski
Mesdathek Barkley and Marr*.
Voice—Maid of the West.—Miss Sharp
The game for the afternoon was
hidden names- of composers arid was
much enjoyed. Following this Mrs.
Garrett, ably assisted by Mary Eliza-
beth and Jtriikens, served lovely re-
freshments., consisting of:
Creamed Oysters ^ Buttered* Toast
Stuffed Cellh-y Peach Salat!
W. E. Carlisle,'he-airof the dry,
goods • department at Swirbro.ugh <Sr
Hicks Company, has resigned that po-
sition and will leuve next -week for Del
Rio where "he takes "charge of a'big
sJOre in that bustling-border city. Mr.
aniT, Mrs. Chi lisTt- have made'many
friends irv Rockdale who will join us in
extending good wishes.
.For “Hor” Christmas^—One of those
hamlsome .Loose Leaf Recipe Books;
EVERYTHING TO BUILD ANYTHING’
Dainty flower holcterir were1- ^.prked at
i favors. The guests for the after- $•> n\ a
the after- $2.75. See them-at-ReporteT office,
noon were Mtfi. W. A.“ Cof field, of exclusively.
Christmas Diamonds and
r-j &W L E R Y
Waco,'^an honorary member'of--our =
club, and Mns. Il/orier Turner. I
Join the P.-T. A.
Helen'Qoulter of .S, M, U-; Miss Lucy
"ft-■ Jl.Ti /if l*'.T r p» i>>Tig-
ton Perry .of Tyler Commercial Col-
Jege; Elmer Gunn of Toby’s Business
College; Hehry Meyer of State; Wil-
den Caldwell and Joe Hardison of, A.
& M* v■■■'
v Mr. J. T.'Dixon
Shuttles Bros. & Lewis
Wholesale Jewelers of Dallas, Texas
will be jn the —
Douthit Jewelry (Jo. Store ~~
Miss. Dale Lanning, Thie Reporter's
7 “daughter” has returned fregn Tyler
where she completed the. courses in
shorthand, typewriting and bookkeep-
ing, and is once more ‘‘oh the job” in ____
^our frofft nffitre;-temporafily, at leaak. - Clwintmas Cuxd^
’while she awaits a bettep position in ... -• - • •
prospect. In the meantime she will
have charge of The Reporter’s»books,
a<JWt.ior)s and correspondence, and
wilT also assist the editor in the work
of soliciting ads and gathering local
-n«w» items. The Reporter is quite
Come! Come! Come!
To the Carnival December 5th and
see~tHe~ori1y Lynx in ■ captivity-andl r
the largest Batsc ever put on exhi-
bition. ’ ’
For “Her” Christmas—One of those
handsomp Loose Leaf Recipe Eiooks;
bound in ctpsh,grain Duraflex, beau-
tiful Moorish olue finish; priced at
$2.75. See them at Reporter office,
exclusively. . ■ . / tf
Dandy Christmas Shirts
printed, see The Rockdale Reporter
line of samples. Order now for later
delfv^tiy. Don’t wait until the week
before Christmas.. 'It will be too late
thenT ‘ * " 40-2tp
The water is u> clear in fjords of
Norway that very .small-objeetsvfan
be seen clearly at a depth of 150 feet.
proud of this daughter and thp T«e»
ord she made ’at Tyler Comrnercial
College the past five months. Miss
Lanning possesses excellent .business L,VI, „ ,
qualification* and-in. rf>dr opinion TIold-tip*;* thy CarmvaL
destined to make a success in her chos-
en field of endeavor.
Don’t mis# the ‘‘lianeing Band of
School Chrnival, Dec~^.
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The very colors vand-patterns^he
woljld select for himself are shoWh
in our splendid stock. s
For the latest
in socks; neckvfear
Put in your order
Christmas siiit. :
now for your
With the largest and finest line
of Diamonds, Watches and Jewelry
ever shown in the South’."* We want
to sell you your Christmas Diamonds
and Je\velrv. ancTcordi^Hv- invite yon......
to call and see this wonderful line,
with the assurance that you will posi-
tively save money and get a fair deal. •
All sales* when requested, will be
made in our private office. Remern-.
her Qiristmas i? just around the corn:—
er. , This is your opportunity to save
‘The Home of Good Jewelry” at Quebe A Prewitt *1 drU* ‘“I
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