The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 82, No. 17, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 13, 1954 Page: 3 of 22
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BRIEF LOCAL ITEMS
Her* and There — With People You Know
Mr and Mrs Joe Mohair, Jr., of
Houston visited Sunday with his
parents Mr and Mrs. Joe Mohair.
Mi and Mrs. Joe H. Fischer of
Houston were here for Mother’s
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Mr, and Mrs. Earl Ryan, Jr., of
Austin visited Sunday with his
parents Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ryan.
Mrs. Allan Mae Tonnahill of
Mart visited Sunday with Mrs. J.
A. Beesley when enroute to Cuero.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ward of
Austin visited in the H. L. Fieseler
and Clint Henry homes Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs George Combest
and daughter Alice of Ft. Worth
were Sunday guests of their aunt
Mrs. L, W. Sledge.
Mr. and Mrs. Louie Brocken-
bush of Austin spent Mother’s Day
with Mrs. Maude Watkins and also
visited other relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Maxwell
were in Bryan at the weekend for
the annual Parents Day program
that took place Sunday at Texas
A and M College
Thurs. Fri. - Sat.
Rock Hudson and
Comedy and Cartoon
Sun. - Mon., May 16-17
Mickey Rooney and
Peggy Ryan and
Tues, - Wed., May 18-19
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Ginger Rogers and
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Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Newton and
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last week end with Mr. and Mrs.
E. R. Wolf.
Miss Mary Bess McDaniel of
Austin spent the week end with
her parents Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
The girl graduate will be thrill-
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lingerie. Choose from the stocks
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Mrs. W. H. Gilbert and daugh-
ters Misses Guile and Valarie of
Austin visited Sunday with Mr,,
and Mrs. Tom Robertson.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Eanes wero
Sunday guests in Austin of their
son-in-law and daughter, Mr, and
Mrs. John Case.
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Franklyn
of San Antonio visited Sunday with
his mother, Mrs. A. C. Franklyn
and sister Miss Louise Franklyn.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Jackson have
left for California to make their
Mr. and Mrs. Sherwood Crane
and family of Houston and Mr. and
Mrs. Carey Crane of Taylor visited
their mother, Mrs. Alma Crane on
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Noack were
in Austin on Sunday as special
guests of their son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Roger
Smith for a Mother’s Day dinner.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Garrett of
Dallas and Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Keeling of Hearne visited over the
weekend with their parents, Mr.
and Mis, John Fleming.
Visitors during the week end ir\
the home of Mr. and Mi's. George
Gilmore were Mr. andl Mrs. Harry
Lacy, and son, A. C. of Gonzales;
Mrs. Sarah Anderson and Mrs.
A. C. Laay, of Marble Falls.
Spending Mother’s Day week-
end with their parents, Mr. and
Mrs. H. J. Stone were Mr. and
Mrs. Leon Stone and daughters
Helen Cynthia and Cherry Jean,
and Mr. James Stone all of Austin.
Miss Betsy Wright and undo
Frank Strelsky of Victoria visited
at the week end iri this their form-
er home, and were guests of Mrs.
E, T Kemp, and other relatives,
j Miss Wright was guest on Sunday
of Miss Aetna Smith in Cameron.
Visiting in the home of Mrs.
O. K. Phillips on Mother's Day
were, Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Moore
of Bryan and Mr. and Mrs. Harry
W. Phillips and daughter, Pamela,
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May 13. 1954
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Guests of Mr. and Mrs. j. a.
Tuma Sunday were. Mr. and Mrs.
Fiank Alford und family of Cause;
Mr. and Mrs*. H. R Lewis and
daughters of Houston, and Mr. and
Mrs. J. R. Groce and son of Cald-
A A, Goehler was advised Tues-
day of the deatli of his mother,
Mrs. Jessie Goehler in O'Fallon,
Illinois. Mr. and Mrs. Goehler had
returned this week from a visit
to his mother. The family left lor
O'Fallon after receiving the mess-
Mr. and Mrs. James Woods and,
young nephew Richard Woods of
Carlsbad, New Mexico, were guests
the past week of their aunt and
uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ryan.
They with the Ryans, visited
Thursday in Houston with Mr. and
Mrs. Louis Winterbeig. Mr. and
Mrs. Woods and nephew left at
end of week for a visit with Mr.
and Mrs. D. C. Wiley in LaGrange
before returning to New Mexico.
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Zimmer re-
turned last week from a visit to re-
latives in Tulsa, Oklahoma. At the
wcekeend they visited his niece,
Mrs. E. J. Baas, and a brother John
Zimmer in Victoria. Mr. Zimmer
is on a sick leave from his busi-
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Mr and Mrs. Paul
daughters, Diane and
Miss Alma Jane Denman of
Hempstead, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Ira Denman of Milano be-
came the bride of Mr. Gene O.
Smith of Waller, Friday, April
23 at 7:30 p. m. at the Waller
Apostolic Mission church in a
The marriage vows were ex-
changed before the altar where
arrangements of large baskets of
white gladiolos and stock with
standing candelabra and small light
pink roses running the entire leng-
th of the altar rail. Rev. Ed Stork
read the double ring ceremony.
The bride wore a dress of white
lace with a lace hat and white sa-
tin slippers. She carried a white
Bible and her bouquet was of
white carnations. Her jewelry was
a single strand of pearls with
braclet and ear bobs to match.
Miss Denman was given in mar-
riage by her father.
Mrs. Billie Ruth Shelander of
Milano, sister of the bride was
matron of honor. Her dress was a
pale blue net over taffeta. Louin
Acock of Hempstead served as
best man. Minnie Marie Dragoo„
niece of the bride was flower girl
and Glenn Dragon nephew of
the bride was ring bearer.
Mrs. Louin Acock was soloist
and the traditional wedding inarch
was plnydd by Miss Delores Gat-
lin. Lighting the tapers were Miss
Hondo were here at the week end Clara Gatlin and Miss Kitty Wendt,
for Mother's Day with their mother Wallace Wendt was the usher.
and grandmother, Mrs. A. H Light-
foot. Before returning home they
also visited Paul Pope, Jr., who is
a student at Southwestern Univer-
sity in Georgetown.
The ceremony was attended by
families of the couple and close
After a short wedding trip the
couple will make their home in,
Waller where Mr, Smith is em-
ployed. Mrs. Smith is an employee
Mr, and Mrs. W. II. Fischer had
a Mother’s day dinner at their H^np^ead bank.
home. Their guests for the day__
were Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Jackson
of Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie
Armstrong of Cameron, Mr. and
Mrs. Max Schwinger of Cameron,
Henry and John D. Fischer of
Mrs. Ira Prewitt of Taylor was
here Sunday to attend Mother's
Club Meets With
Mrs. Walter Garner
Mrs. Waliter Garner was hostess
to Traay-Duncan HD Club May 5
when ten members were present.
Day service at the First Baptist. After a 15 minute business session.
Church, the same in which shtv|., demonstration on butter cakes
grew up. It has been a long estab-
lished custom of Mrs. Prewitt to
return each year for the service
on this day and in past years other
members of the old Valentine fa-
mily have joined her when it was
possible. With Mrs. Prewitt was a
friend, Miss Willie Walker, and
while in Rockdale the ladies were
guests of Mrs. C. M. Sessions.
Mrs. Maude Daniels was called to
Austin last week for an interview
with the manager of Franklin
Dress Shop. She was one among
and frosting was given by Mrs.
Alice Hughes, County Agent.
Refreshments of homemade*
cookies and punch was served by
a large number who was accepted
Mrs. Daniels is now in Austin with
the Dress Shop and will be train-
ed as a manager.
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Skating Party Held
For Cub Pack 88
Cub .Scouts of Cub Pack 88 held
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Rockdale Roller Rink. There were
approximately 47 Cubs taking parti
in the evening of fun. #
The Cubs skated for two hours
from 3:30 p. m. till 5:30 p. m. and
were served refreshments after
the skating by the den mothers.
The party was sponsored by Cub
Master L. L. Lowe, Mrs. Reubih
Seelke, chairman, and a group of
the Den Mothers:
RIB TIGER TALES PRESETTED
JOURNALISM HONOR AWARD
Piano Pupils of
Mrs. Rena Perry to
Give Recital Friday
The piano pupils of Mrs. Itenn
Perry will be presented in recital
Wednesday night, May 19, Mrs.
Perry announced today.
The recital will In* held at the
new high school cafetorium and
will stort at 8 p. m. Mrs. Perry will
present 21 pupils in the recital,
which is open to the public.
Plans are being formulated for
the annual Duncan reunion which
is held each year on the first Sun-
day in June at the Forest Grove
church. Letters have been mailed
out to relatives that have been
present. If you want to make sure
that some particular person re-
ceives our invitation write them
or contact Mrs fko Dunoum
their long hair.
are famous for
Seouts of Senior
Troop I Visit
(\tmn f.n Jitn
Senior Girl Scout Troop No. 1
met at Mrs. Jim Goley’s house on
Wednesday. May 12 1954.
The meeting was called to order
by the President and the minutes
The girls discussed ways of mak-
ing money for the trip, to Norman
Okluhomu on June 4, 5 and 8 andi
planned to have a paper drive on
The ones who plan to go on this
trip are asked to turn in their re-
gistration blanks and fee to Mrs.
Golev on Thursday of this week.
Then each one commented on
the trip to Camp Tji Jita:
Frances Williams: I’ni glad I
got to go. I had a wonderful time.
Gloria Skopek: I really had a RJhas^u staff 1,1 approximately 30
The Tiger Tales, school news-
paper of Rockdale High School,
was presented an Award of Honor
in Journalism by the University
Interscholastic League Press Con-
ference. The award recognizes the*
high caliber of work maintained
Ky the nunor rlurincr the IB53-54
school year, and marks the second
such presentation to Tiger Tales
in the past two years.
The Press Conference, Texas-
wide organization of 250 public
school publications, climaxed it.<
27th annual convention in Austin
by announcement of ratings of
member papers in each of five
classifications The Tiger Tales
ranked among the better papers of
the 64 in its class.
The Award of Honor is given
"in recognition of the excellence
which has placed it among the
best high-school papers of the
year In Texas ’’
Tiger Tales is edited by I,oo
H.vder and assistant
Frances Haley, Wayne Lessens
writers, all students In the high
Miss Norn Duncum of the RH*S
faculty serves as sponsor.
The student publication Is no
new item at RHK Although its
history dates back for many years,
it was nut on a regular basis last
year and earned a similar "Award
Hyder stated that circulation of
th«* student newspaper is 275 copies
of these 15 are listed as exchanges
with other schools. Approximately
10-18 issues are published each
Jan Bredt: I’m glad I went and
I sure met some nice girls.
Lynna Brandon: We had lots of
fun, even got a possum.
Judy Marvin: The camp site was
beautiful and I had a wonderful
Ruby Jackson: I hope wo can go
Laura Henry; I’m sorry it had
Linda Lange: Lots of adventure
and met lots of new friends.
'Barbara Goley: Hope we can
make those trips every year.
Jo Ann Doss Lots of fun and
sorry it had to end so soon.
Joan Blackmnn: Gamp was great
and all activities wore a lot of fun.
. • how our export*
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when you drive up
to our Station . . .
in for check up*
more often. Extra
* • note of our ex-
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will keep your car
on the road longer.
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dr 1 v i n g problems.
You are on the road
Group to Conduct
Thursday, May 27
Gommencement exorcises for six
editors! of the Sharp High School
will be held Thursday, May 27, in
the school auditorium.
Baccalaureate service will bo
held Sunday, May 23.
Both sendees are to be held in
the school auditorium starting at
8 p m.
E. A. Perrin of Cameron, Presi-
dent of the Milam County School
Board wdll be the principle sjieak-
er at the graduation and the Rev.
Ernest Dimaline will bring the bas-
Honor students of the Sharp non-
Tho Milano Cemetery Associa-
tion wdll conduct a Chili Supper
at the Milano school lunchroom
Friday night starting at 7 o’clock,
it has beqn announced.
The Association will serve chili,
hot dogs, sandwiches, coffee, caked lor class were announced by Supt.
and pie. Receipts from the supperJ George Lamb as follows: Robert
W. Lnwrcnce. Valedictorian; Avu
will be used in cleaning and beau-
tifying the cemetery.
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Held Mother's Day
In Cameron Park
Each year on Mother’s Day the
reunion of the R. S. Cloud family
is held at the City Purk in Cam-
eron, and the day is one of plea-
sure find informality.
At the minion Sunday there
wt*re seventy-two present, and a
totul of sixteen abstentoes, from the
Mrs. It. M. Diver, the oldest
dnughttcr or the R. S. Cloud group
had four generations In her family
for the day.
A bounteous lunch was spread at
the noon hour and during the after-
noon pictures were taken of the
The reunion was again set for
the same date and place Best
Nola Albrecht; Ileal good time
and met lots of new girls.
Sammie Spence; r had more fun
than I ever remember.
Sara Todd: Wished I could have
Refreshments were served by
Nola Albrecht and Sammie Spence.
Jean Weido, Salutatorion. Other
members of the class lire John
Robert Caffey, Wayne Doskocil,
Thomas Dodd and Jimmie Love.
Mrs. W. fl. Camp. Jr.
To Host Meeting
Pres byt erian Women
The regular monthly meeting of
the Women’s Circle of the Rock-
dale Presbyterian Church will be
held at the home of Mrs. W. If.
Camp, Jr., on Tuesday, Mav 18,
at 9 30 n in.
The Circle welcomed two new
members into the group at their
last regular meeting. They were
Mrs. Karl Piehl and Mrs. George
Members of the group were re-
minded also of the invitation to
the Women of the church to view
a film, "Now nnrl Tomorrow”, at.
the Pi esbylei i.oi Church of Cam
cron Sunday night, May 10.
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Cooke, W. H. The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 82, No. 17, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 13, 1954, newspaper, May 13, 1954; Rockdale, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth694586/m1/3/: accessed March 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library.