The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 75, No. 27, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 31, 1947 Page: 2 of 10
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I—ROCKDALE (T«l) REPORTEh
July 91. 1M7
By Mr*. A. O. W.uob
Forekt Grove, July 28.—The
Kyle-Currey reunion was held, as
usual, on the 4th Sunday of July
at Forest Grove church. A bount-
iou.1 noon-day picnic was spread
and was enjoyed by many who had
not attended the reunion for sev-
eral years and many who have
never missed a reunion. The after-
n&cr. was spent in sineine and re-
newing acquaintances. Mrs. Em-
ma Carver of Rockdale and Mrs.
Ellen Currey of Forest Grove were
the eldest attending this year and
the youngest was the baby girl of
Mr. and Mrs. James Russell of
Kilgore The baby was the great-
granddaughter of Mrs Currey
The Revival at Forest Grove be-
gan Friday, July 25 and will con-
tinue until Sunday night, August
3. Fredrick Ross of Taylor is
biinging the messages.
Lt. James W Grabcin, Jr., of
Higgs Field, has been visiting his
patents, Mr. and Mrs. J W Gra-
Mrs. M. G. Hickman, of Beau-
mont, is visiting relatives here.
Leroy Kills, of Rockdale, is vis-
iting his grandparents. Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Ellis
Wayne Kyle has returned from
Uvalde where he has been visiting
his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. H E. Kyle, of San
For The Big
Beginning September 2
The Sale will include Sale on Cold
Cream, Dry-Skin Cleanser, Liqui-
fying Cleaning Cream, in both
large and small sizes.
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Sft. George Young, Jr. is et
home on terminal leave, having
arrived in the States from Japan
the 22nd day of June
Mr. end Mrs. Walter Lee Alex-
J. Tom Williams and Howard lkn<n.r> Sr., of Menard, were week-
Mitchell were Temple visitors J,.nd guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. C.
*1 I «S' • .
Ray and Roy Barker, of Cam
visited with Mi and Mrs.
T. C. Stephens Saturday morning.
Bob Wallis has returned to
Mexia after a months visit with his
mother, Mrs. Lottie Wallis.
Mr. and Mrs. Fulbrlght Mays, of
GokfWilithe, were w**#*lc end guests
of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Garner.
Mrs. A. D. Dickerson, of Browns-
ville, visited the past week with
Dr. and Mrs. H. T. Coulter.
Johnny Neely, of Houston, vis-
ited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John
Neely, last week end.
Marcos, spent the week end with
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Crim.
Mrs. G. L. Owens and children,
Kenneth, Ronald, Preston and
Mary Beth, of Chriesman, spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. H. O.
Watson. Mary Beth remained for
a longer visit.
Miss Francis Ann Jenkins, of
Lexington, is visiting Mona Wat-
son this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Currey, of
Malakoff, and Miss Rita Ellen Cur-
rey, of Austin, visited Mrs. Ellen
Currey last week.
Mrs. Fred Sellers and sons and
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Currey and son,
!of Houston, and Mr. and Mrs.
•James Russell, of Kilgore, visited
I in the Pete Currey home this week
Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Watson re-
ceived a telegram from their son,
Mrs. Herbert L. Fieseler left at
the week end for Houston to join
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Turner for a
trip to Pennsylvania, the home of
Born to Mrs. Barney McCoy,
Tuesday, July 22, at St. Edward's
Hospital, Cameron, a seven pound
baby girl, wno nas Deen named
Mr. and Mrs. George Young, Sr.
have as their guest, Mrs. Young's
mother, Mrs. Callie Gest, of Tem-
ple, and Miss Joyce Lavorn, of
Miss Earline Yoakum is recup-
erating nicely at her home here
after undergoing an appendix op-
eration at Scott and White Hospi-
tal in Temple last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Forest S. Kemp,
two sons, Rex and Tommy, and
small daughters, Marilyn and
Christine, of Ventura, California,
arrived this week to visit with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Kemp.
Dr and Mrs T. S Barkley with I Mr and Mr* Whlteley vir-
Mr and Mu. Jams* t Wilson and |ited awhile Sunday afternoon In
Judith, of Houston, have returned
from a vacation at The Stanley in
Kbtes Park, Colorado-
Mrs Nina Talley, of Waller. Mrs
Onie Roper, of Brady, and Mr. and
Mrs. Floyd Tuma, of Pasadena, vis-
ited in the J. L. Hettig home Wed-
nesday and Thursday. j
Mr. W W. Wntttington. of Cam- j
eron, Mrs. A. J. Hall, of Milano,
and Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Whitting-
ton, of Waco, recently visited Mr.
and Mrs. Dixie Hess, at Houston,
Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Scarbrough,
at Galena Park, and Mr. and Mrs.
Jimmie mpp, of Temple.
Mr. and Mrs. B. Regenbrecht,
with Mrs. W. H. Orr, Janice Orr,
Robert Lee Orr, Mrs. Sue Marsh
and Miss Martha Hairston, have
returned from a vacation in New
Mexico. While there they visited
Ruidoso, Cloudcroft, Alamogordo,
the desert of the white sands,
birthplace of the atomic bomb, and
A B O'Bigr attended the fam-
ily reunion at Forest Grove Sun-
We were very sorry to hear of
the passing of Mr Whit.w, u
ther last week, but we all baZ
that in our darkest hour* „f Z
reavement that we still "**
strength from on high j, 1
will put our hands in His hi V
lead ua through. ' ***
By Mrs. Joy Aageil
Mt. Zion, July 20—Roger C.
Cone visited Mr. and Mrs. R. G.
Cone here this week end.
Mrs. Lloyd Dyer and baby, ofj Mrs. R. G. Cone, Mary Frances
Hearne, spent the week end in the Sutton, Mrs. Ethel Weaver and
home of her sister, Mrs. Frank Mrs. G. O. Plantz visited in the
Morgan, getting acquainted with home of Robert Dyer Saturday.
her new nephew, little Paul Gay-
Mrs. Gracie Hagnas, of Astoria,
Oregon, will be here this week-
end to attend the Holliman-White-
ley reunion, Sunday at the Fair
Park. Mrs. Hagnas is the former
S/Sgt. Homer O. Watson, contain- -Miss Gracie Holliman, and has
,'ing the information that he has
[now arrived in Camp Stover in
California and is awaiting re-
Mrs. Ellen Currey received a
message stating that her daughter-
in- law, Mrs. James Currey of Ft.
Worth, underwent a major opera-
tion July 21st. Last reports were
that she was doing as well as
could be expected.
Mr. and Mrs. Dahl Chestnut and
daughters, of Arizona, are visiting
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Stence and Shelby, this week. Mrs.
Chestnut is the former Miss Hazel
Mr. and Mrs. John Currey, of
Ft. Worth, spent Sunday here.
Little Miss Janice Redwine, of
Dallas, is visiting Mr. and Mrs.
W. E. Alexander.
Mr. and Mrs. A. O. Kyle, of
Dime Box, are visiting Mr. and
Mrs. T. J. Kyle.
Jerry and Jimmy Crier and Carl
Norman, Jr., have been visiting
Mr. and Mrs H K Kyle in San
been away for thirty years.
Mr. and Mrs. M. N. Strieker and
children, Ralph and Doris, have
returned from a vacation trip to
Carlsbad Carvcrn, Colorado
Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Todd vis-
ited Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Shelander
Mrs. Charry Dyer and Cynthia
Ann Wigley visited Mrs. Ila Faye
Wigley in Dallas this past week-
Mrs. Nettie Jordan and daughter,
Augusta Raye, of Huntsville, were
here for the Kyle-Curry reunion j
last Sunday. They visited in the
homes of R. O. Curry and A. B
O’Bier. Saturday afternoon and
Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Jordan
Springs, Manitou Springs and other returned Monday to spend the
points of interest. They also vis-!night with Mr. and Mrs. A. B.|
ited Rev. and Mrs. D. C. Wallace
at Anthony, Kansas. Rev. Wallace
was formerly Presbyterian minis-
ter at Rockdale and he and Mrs.
Wallace asked to be remembered
to their many friends here.
O’Bier. Mrs. Carl Rose also spent
the night with Mrs. O'Bier. They
were joined Tuesday morning by
her son, J. C. Jordan, and wife,
enroute from Arizona to Hunts-
>r a real
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ERNEST RINN, Manager
Phone 313—Rockdale, Texas
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Cooke, W. H. The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 75, No. 27, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 31, 1947, newspaper, July 31, 1947; Rockdale, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth694868/m1/2/: accessed August 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library.