The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 64, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 9, 1936 Page: 2 of 12
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THP imUKlMl y ifFPOllTKI? Thurnduy, July 9, Itt.lrt
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4 Mrs J. I i«
Beauty And Charm Winners
•\ Lucy Dockall and J. W. Atork j Hat unlay alu>r «
M>nt Siuuluv with H IXwvs and family I WkflO,
Walter Ttmnumnunn *i»«*nt Tuesday i Tlu> Bandy Cn-ek
Um day vi.'tt In1
H l> Club
night with Thomiwon K«»mv» of Cam-! Monday, July ti with thirteen mem-
pT'iH. i A!,n} had 1 lVr iir% lllc-XIl* ■
\ii > Cammtc Hilton. Mr» A Tur- ber* and two visitor** There will toe!
in*r and daughter, Delta, and Mr. and j iwo delegates went from t,lus club to |
Mi' \ eruon Dyinka of Galveston, Mr
n D »h«m
*** otf San Al l
u*» with thei, ,,
Mrs Rush Philli
it the 4rh in Bell
i PiuUips from
There will be a community party
and ice cream supper at the Bethle-
hem school hoi. \ sponsored by the H.
D Club. Thursday. J.. ’5. The gen-
eral public and all candidates are in-
The sweltering heat of a Texas sun had little effect on the
en I'tasni of more than 1000 girls in their recent selection of most
beuutiul and most popular summer school students attending Texas
State College for V. onv. n iC!A). Olivia Bishop, a striking
°‘ivo brunette fro u Sun An: nio, v.;s d 'dared most beautiful, and
Miss Georg anna Pace of Fort Worth was named most popular.
+ EAGLE +
4 Mrs. Gladis Sides 4
Eagle, July 7.—This is the firs: day
sure: last Tuesday night that we have
:. . had ni. rain, so we are in hopes
it won t rain any more for a win! ?.
T ,e runs of bust week sure did do
dame re to croi>s and fields
Mr. Cecil Lofiin and children spent
last week with their parents ana
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. G.
Aldrich... near Tracy. Mrs. Loftin did
some canning while th?rj
Mr. and Mrs. John Horning visited
last Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Mar-
Ruby Ellen Spence visited last Sun-
day with Mrs. J. E, Richards and Mrs
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Derrick of Hous-
ton. spent the week end with their
parents, Mr and Mrs. J. E. Richards.
Vernon AkJrictee spent part of last
week in the J. P. Hanks home.
Mrs. Elmer Holliman received sad
news Sunday morning of the passing
away of her sister in the Cameron
Hospital. Mrs. Irvin Skinner of Rock-
dale brought her the news. We cer-
tainly do sympathize with Mrs. Holli-
man in her sorrow.
j rived a splendid talk on faithful ser-
vice was made by Mr. F. J. Clement
after which games and other amuse-
ment followed. Refreshments, con-
us: leg of cake and punch were served
A short while was spent in splendid
singing after which all returned to
their homes wishing Mr. Jackson
:r. . ver. more years o: faith-
ful service as superintendent.
These present for the evening were:
Gran:!pa and Grandma Jackson. Mrs
Betty Lou and Janet, of San Antonio,
were week end guests of Mr. and Mrs.
; Joe Barber.
Mr and Mrs. Charlie Brown and
daughter, Jessie Lee. Mr. and Mrs.
Virgil Brown of Waco, spent the week
end with their brothers. C. L. Grisham
and H. M. Brown.
Mr. arid Mrs Clyde Barber and son.
Monty Clyde, of Austin, spent the i
week end with their parents, Mr. ana
Mrs. A. M. Bather and Mr. and Mr
Pratt. Mr and Mrs. Key and
n, nan- Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Smith Jt of Rockdale, were visitors of
\l> and Mrs. Arthur Smith Sr, Sun-
Mr and Mrs Shelby Smith and
family, visited with the latter's mother.
Mrs Dymke. Sunday
Dalton Eiland and family of Haus-
en, were week end visitors in the
home of E E Eiland.
, UtiM W, ... ...... ......
dies, of Houston, were week end visitors
in the Joe Eiland home. Mrs. Joe
Eiland accompanied them home for
a brief visit.
C L. Sawyer of Houston. Mrs. W. F
Sawyer and Mrs. Bessie West ana
daughter. Ola. were visitor, of Mr. T
Whitely and family Sunday.
"Ci and Mrs. Homer Stephens and
T Whitely are visiting in Houston.
Mr*. Joe Duncan of Kennedy and son
Paul, were visiting here Sunday. Mrs.
Duncan conducted services here Sun-
day at the mission.
the Short Course tor the week of July, I Roosevelt'
hi These will be Mrs. Lillian Ryan j Texu Ct..
ami Mrs. O. C. Davenport. The other the
members of the cluib are planning on he
"l>eudmg Thursday, July 23. there also.
blasted the tiri4. .
, ground lot The r ^ <«
The next meeting will be August 8. scum, which i i , ^monaf
at the Sandy Creek church house.
Homer Frazier of Glddings visited
hi. sister, Mrs Albert Cloud. Monday.
^ H-om the
Mattie Pinkerton. Mr. and Mrs. Dewey j ^'r- Montague of Rockdale.
?>• vt and family Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Miss Doris Earle Pruett of Houston
Catfey and son. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Cat-j is her: fer a visit with friends and
v and son. F. J Clement, Connell
Hlfmpnt Mrs \lv& Banrd \fr and
Mrs. D H Jinks, Mrs. R. \r Beard,
Mr? Guy Ralston and children of
Conoley, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Jackson
and family, Misses Eva, Elsie, Ber-
nice and Alta Ray Baker of Fairvlew;
Mr and Mrs. Bill Kyle. Rockdale: Mrs.
an aunt, Mrs. Jce Barber.
J. M Grissom cf Waco came ir.
i Saturday for a visit with his son. Ches-
:er Grissom and family.
Miss Florene Avrett visited her sis-
ter, Miss Maline at San Marcos, the
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wade of Dallas.
J. C. Wilson and baby of Dallas: Claud j spent last week here with their sister.
Garner of Port Arthur; and Mrs. Ruble
Tusk of Temple.
Mrs. S. L. Parker and other relatives.
Mrs. Ray Parton of Houston, is here
for a visit with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Artie Gleghom of
Houston, spent the week er.d with their
parents Mr. and Mrs. Jce Anthis. Mrs.
Gles'norn stayed for a longer visit.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Parton and
Big Lump. July 7. We hope the( daughter. Edna cf Salty: Miss Aiene
rain is over now for awhile, so the men i Griffin of San Antonio, and Miss Faye
* BIG LUMP +
4 Irene Kroll +
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♦ SALTY ♦I
+ Mrs. Lulie Jinks 4 I
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Salty. July 6.—Farm work has been
delayed the past week on acocun* cf
the •:< ntinned rains. On Tuesday night
of the past week, the heaviest rain
of this season fell here. The land has
been too wet to work for over a week
..... A ne-S i.....
iiere again today. The land will
tco wet to plow for a week if the rain
Thompson of Beaumont, visited in the
Chester Grissom home Sunday after-
Will Sheppard of Dallas, is visiting
his daughter. Mrs Bennie Mundine and
’an get back in the fields. There rs
i let to be done yet.
Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Jones. Mr. Jce
*:n:s and Miss Mary Robinson of For:
Worth, visited their sister and brother.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Jone~ and ram-
ies. over the 'seek end.
Mr. and Mrs. Bounds cf Gay Kill l4444444 + 444444444
visited Mr. and Mrs. J. Gibson, Sun-j + G \Y HILL +
iaj 4 Mrs. Harry Doss 4
Mr and Mrs. Tommie Tucker and ■$■4-4 4 4 - 44444
Mr ~nrf Mrs. Georsre Brockenbush. j
We are glad to report Mrs. Mary
Gibson improving after being very ill
th :st week.
Mrs. Ruble Lusk returned to her
heme :n Temple on Sunday, after a
two weeks visit here with her parents.
Grandpa and Grandma Jackson and
Mrs. Glasper Jink- and bad:
turned to her home in Port Arthur
recently after an extended visit here
with home folks.
John Caffey, Mr. and Mrs. Willie
Caffey of Temple, were recent visitors
heir with their mother and grand-
mother. Mrs. Monroe Caffey.
Mrs. Ray Adams and daughter, Mis..-
Beatrice of Austin, were recent visitors
here with their parents and grand-
parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Guth-
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jackson and
family of Taylor, were guests Sunday
afternoon of the former's sister. Mrs.
Hugh Caffey and family.
Jonnnie Wilson ot Dallas, spent tne
week end here with homefolks. He
wo* aucviirj^a-aitd. home Sunday after-
noon by Mrs. Wilson and baby after a
two week's visit here with her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Jinks.
Boyd Jackson of San Antonio spent
the week end here with home folks
Mrs. R. D. Parker and children of
Austin, are here to spend the summer
with their parents and grandparents.
Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Clement.
Little Miss Gloria La Nell Jackson
returned home tahe past week after
spending the past three weeks in
Houston with relatives.
Bill Hillin of San Antonio and Miss
Opal Hillin of Angle-ton are here for
a visit with their parents. Mr. and
Claude Garner spent the past week
with his aunt, Mrs. Bill Kyle of Rock-
Quite a number from here attended
the 4th of July celebration in Rock-
The protracted meeting will begin
here Friday night. July 10th.
On Saturday night, June 27. quite
a number of relatives and friend
gathered in the home of Clarence
Jackson in honor of his faithful ser-
vice as superintendent of the Salty
Mr. Jackson has been superinten-
dent of the Sunday School for twenty-
seven years and has ever been faith- 1
ful to tilils worthy cause. The enter-
tainment was quite a auiprise to Mr.
Jackson. After the guests had all ar-
vis:-ed Mr. and Mr.? R E. Kroll Sun-
Mr and Mrs. Henry Touchstone and
children, Vernon and Dorothy ct
Bryan, visited relatives here over the
week end. Miss Opal Jones accom-
panied them home to stay a week or
Miss Opel Diver cf Sipe Springs,
visited Miss Juanita Jones Sunday.
Mesdames R. E. Kroll and Jim
Jcr.es, and Misses Irene K>rr
Juanita Jones, visited in Cameron,
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Jones and
daughter of New Salem, visited Mr.
and Mrs. Bennie Davenport Sunday
♦ PLEASANT HILL ♦
4 Marie Grissom ♦
44+44 - 44444
Pleasant Hill, July 7.—We have had
lots more rain and the farmers will
have mere work, as everyone will have
to plow their cotton again.
P^member the P'easant Hill Home-
Coming will be nexi Sunday, the 12th.
and vf«» ar« looVuig for you Come, be
Quite a few from this community at-
tended the 4th at Rockdale.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Harris are the
happy parents of a baby boy, Kenneth
Mr. and Mrs. Alton Mclver and Mr.
and Mrs. Russell Land and children,
Gay Hill. July 6.—On July 3. a num-
ber cf Fritz Stolte’s friend; gathered
at his home in honor of his birthday.
Among these present were: Herman
5r:lte. of Circleville; Jimmie Stork of
Bushdale; Geo. Dockall of Nile: Jc
Lamb of Duncan, and Henry Stolte
j and families; Mrs. Lovie Caffey and
i children of Dur.can: Gee. Brocker.bush
l and family, of Bushdale. Tcmm>
-Tucker and family of Sipe Springs; E.
i A. Camp. Branch Lewis, and Miss Mae
Brett cf Rockdale; Emmet McGuire ol
j Hamilton Chapel; Otto Wenzel and
son, Bennie, of Bushdale; and Mrs. W.
I Lamb and son. Billy Joe, and Lorene
and Mandy Dcckall; Bill Morrison and
Nig Moody of Cameron; Geo. Stephen-
and family, R. A. Hairston and Louis
Rinn of Rockdale; Marcus Eiland and
Albert Stolte. Many good eats and
refreshments were served throughout
Misses Edna and Nellie Doss. Minnie
Timmermann and Mrs. F. Koch and
daughters, visited with Vashti Smith.
Herman Stolte of Circleville, Chas.
Doss of Bushdale, Geo. Dockall of
Nile and families and Mrs. B. M. Gre-
< SANDY CREEK *i
* Mrs. Bernice Cloud 4 i
4444+ -- 44444
Sandy Creek, July 7.—The weather is
still threatening this morning. The
big rain of last Tuesday night did
much damage to crops.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Shelton and child-
ren. Mrs. Sallie Hargrove of Elmore.
Oklahoma. Mr. and Mrs. Lon Har-
grove and Mrs. John Hargrove of
Sharp, visited in the M. N. Story home
Mr. and Mrs. George Parker, George
Lee per and Jim Leeper of Houston,
visited their brother Saturday
Those visiting in the R. P. Daven-
port home Sunday were Mr. and Mrs.
J. C. Stabler cf Bryan, Mr. and Mrs.
Bennie Davenport, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd
Davenport and son, of Rockdale.
Mrs. George Yoakum and children of
Hamilton Chapel spent Sunday with
relatives in our community.
Arthur Emswyler of Houston, visited;
Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Coleman this week
Dan Williams of Sugarland spent the 1
week end with his family.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Darden and,
children of Rockdale visited the lat-
ter's parents a while Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Martin of Waco.1
visited relatives here Saturday even- ‘
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Summers
of Rosebud .spent the Fourth with the
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Touchstone and
children ol Bryan spent the week end
here with relatives.
Elizabeth Cloud is visiting her
grand parents in Glddings this week.
Thelma Davenport is visiting rela-
tives in Houston.
Miss Lois Le-eper returned home
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♦ NEW SALEM *
4 Eunice West +
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New Salem. July 7—We have been
having some more rainy weather. We
hope it will stay pretty for a while. ;
There will be a grave yard working
at Harmony Friday before the third
Sunday in July. Everyone come and
bring a basket full of lunch.
Ola Joyce Skinner of Rockdale is
spending a week in the J. T. West j
Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Waddle of Hous- j
ton, spent the week end in the J. T.!
Clifton Sawyer and daughter of
Houston, si>ent the week end in the
W. F. Sawyer home. ^
Mr. and Mrs. August Klump and
children of Rosebud, spent the week!
end in the W. F. Key home.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Talbott and sons, j
of Rockdale, spent Sunday evening in 1
the John Talbott home.
Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Reat and sons,
visited in Temple and Pendleton last
Miss Ruth Reat visited her brother,
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Thirteen Years Peddling
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TO THE STATE SENATE
READ THIS STATEMENT
I am not now
ana never have
been on a re-
tainer or repre- .. ^
sented any Pub-
lic Utility or Pub-
lic Corporation in __ _
any court since I
have been a mem-
ber of the Legis-
lature. I am op-
jxised to any
member of the
ing a retainer
from any corporation interested in
legislation. I worked and voted for
all of the Brazos River Bills. I was
also co-author of and voted for the
Montgomery Utility Regulatory Bill,
which passed the house the last
regular session. (See pages 233 and
1 c,54 cf the House Journal(. All of
the above bills were strongly op-
posed by the P ' '.:c Utilities. I
'■c icir your vote and influence in
behalf of my candidacy for the
(Signed) BERT FORD. '
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Cooke, W. H. The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 64, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 9, 1936, newspaper, July 9, 1936; Rockdale, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth694970/m1/2/: accessed January 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library.