The Democrat-Voice (Coleman, Tex.), Vol. 46, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, June 17, 1927 Page: 4 of 20
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THE DEMOCRAT-VOICE, FRI DAY, JUNE 17,1927.
How FAR is it
to the heart of a Bride ?
One pft away—if that gift be
Sterling Stiver. For Sterling, be-
ing the gift she most desires, twm
gratitude as swifth as an arrow.
Let your tribute of Sterling go
winging its way t» the bride. Just
as good taste decrees that your
gift be Sterling Silver—so good
judgment counsels, "Buy it at
W. C. Rathjen left Friday Tor Hap-
py, Texas, to harvest his wheat crop.
W. B. Stovall, who has been at-
tending the Jacksonville College the
past few years, returned to Coleman
last week armed with a diploma.
Coleman county-girl. Mr. Smith said
that last Sunday dust was so bad in
Lometa that it was necessary for peo-
ple to turn on the lights at 3 o’clock
in the afternoon.
oJl is iSicrli
-jnorfe cm not be said-
Penney’* Jewelry Store
. Coleman, Texas.
A. M. King of Silver Valley has
.authorized this office to change his
paper from that city to Rock port,
Services at Old Silver
Rev. B. D. Kennedy, pastor of the
Presbyterian church, requests the an-
nouncement that there will be serv-
ices at old Silver Valldy Sunday after-
noon at 3 o’clock.
Sacred Harp Singing.
There will be Sacred Harp Singing
at the Baptist church next Sunday
at 2 o’clock.
(C. E. Lancaster, Pastor). DaDU,.
Sunday^School wi 11 meet in depart- j &ftern beginning
ments at 10 A. M. |
The pastor will return from Yoak- j ' _ ,
am Saturday evening and will occupy
the pulpit Sunday morning and eve-
B. Y. P. U. at 7:15.
Our annual Sunday School picnic
will be held at Mr. Meek Byers place
Friday /afternoon, 5 o'clock. The
whole church and Sunday school is in-
The "subject for Sunday morning j
sermon is f “The Christian Mission- J
ary.” For the evening service, "The
Meeting of Mercy and Justice.”
W. M. Stacy of Gouldbusk route 1
was a Coleman visitor Saturday aft-
ernoon and purchased another twelve
months of religious- reading matter at
this office. Mr. Siacy/says that his
section failed to get any of the recent
rain and would appreciate a good rain
at this time. Crops are holding up
well, he says, and as a general rule
the smile of prosperity can be seen on
Mr. and Mrs. Frgnk Harbour and
children left early yesterday morning
___^___________________ overland for points in New Mexico.
All merfibers who have been “rest- They expect to be away from the city
' ' j until September 1st.
ing,” are requested to be present.
* ■ »
Have you tried a box of our Special
Summer Pack at $1.00
It consists of hand-picked varieties of Martha Wash-
ington candies that you will ^specially enjoy in sum-
mer. No chocolate.
We are Exclusive Agents for the Famous
The FamUy Candies of the Nation
“On The Papular
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Delleney were
Ballinger visitors last Friday. They
carried Robert May to the Runnels
capital and spent a while with the
Jack Carroll family.
A message from the Marvin Kemps
J in California announces the arrival of
) a son, Alton Earl.
We had a hard time getitng out the
last issue of the Democrat-Voice
without the aid of our devil, Robert
Strother, .who was visiting relatives at
Mercury. He is back now and was
on the job this afternoon. You will
note the improved condition of the
Ladies! Save one-half price on a
new hat at The Leader Dry Goods Co.
Ike Shapiro, Prop. 24x.
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Martin expect
soon to occupy their new brick home
in west Coleman.
H. H. Jackson is in El Paso this
week attending a convention of the
Texas Press Association, occupying
the attention of the border city this
R. S. Kilgore and family have dis-
posed of their holdings at Lytle and
are back in Coleman county and will
make their hotae at Talpa.
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Walters from the
Head of the River Ranch at Chris-
toval, were in Coleman last week-end
visiting Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Lanford.
Mrs. Zella Knox of Sweetwater, was
in Coleman last week-end visiting
relatives and friends.
Miss Noble Sivils of Dublin was a
guest in the Stubblefield home last
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stevens of
Sweetwater were Sunday guests of
J. A. Smith, editor of the Lometa
Reporter, was in Coleman last Friday
for a brief visit with Secretary S.
O’Neal of the Coleman Chamber of
Commerce. He was enroute to Santa
Anna, Mr. O’Neal said, to marry a
John Henderson was in from the
Newcastle community last Saturday
and left a bunch of very fine peaches
at this office for home consumption to
refute the news item carried after the
freeze to the effect that the fruit crop
in* Coleman county was .destroyed.
They were ripe, juicy and delicious.
We think next time John will bring
the cream to go with them.
Mrs. Chester Clark, who has been
visiting her mother, Mrs. Bradford,
has gone to San Antonio for a visit.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Ralp.i Delleney
have been transferred from Houston
to Harlingen, Texas, where Ralph will
install a new switch board for the Bell
Telephone Company. Mr. Delleney
has been associated with the Western
Electric Company for about five years,
but this is the first time a job of this
kind has been turned over to him.
W. G. McKinney, express agent,
with his wife and child, left Saturday
for a tour of the Texas plains. Last
week they were at Christoval enjoy-
ing the balmy breeze and rippling
waters. Mr. McKinney is making all
the use he can of his ten days’ or two
J. F. Henderson, Sr., and family
returned last Friday frem a week’s
visit in San Antonio. It was Mr. Hen-
derson’s first visit to. the Alamo City
and he took in all the sights. He had
access to cVbrythingi as he was visit -
j ing Phil Wright, acting mayor dur-
ing the absence of Mayor John W.
Tobin, with a special policeman to
chauffeur him over the town, but he
did not find exactly what he wanted
until he met Ike Shapiro, who was re-
turning from Corpus Christi, near the
Buck Horn Dry Goods store ( ?).
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Shore and fam-
ily left Saturday morning for a visit
in San Antonio and Corpus Christi.
They were accompanied as far as
Kerrville by J. W. Shore, Jr., and Ben
Jackson, who will attend Camp Rio
Vista in the Mountain City for two
Ike Shapiro and Isidore Sach re-
turned Friday night from Corpus
Christi fishless and tired. Ike had
promised all his friends a r?d snap-
per and for three or four days he was
busy telling them why he failed to
fulfill the promise. He said he
drove a hundred miles in the mud and
just stayed in the city by the sea one
day. He couldn’t even buy enough
fish for a meal.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. (Morris) Wood
of Albany, Texas, were in Coleman
during the American Legion conven-
tion visiting in the home of his broth-
er, R. V. Wood.
Robert J. Eckhart, building and
loan examiner of the State Insurance
Commission, was in Coleman last Fri-
day from Austin examining the books
of the Coleman Loan A Building Asso-
Summer sale of cut glass this week
only. Harbour’s. 24x.
Skeeter Skoot keeps them from
biting. Gypsy Cream cures the bite
and stops the itching instantly. Get
it at Coulson’s Drug Store. 24x.
If any errors have been made in
the decisions handed down by the court
of criminal appeals at Austin the
blame attaches to this office. Judge
Baker writes that he missed the two
last copies of the Democrat-Voice.
We rather think that Dillard mis
placed them. Careful perusal of the
list shows that the paper left here
yith the right directions on themv
Mrs. Harry Hardy of Bridgeport,
Texas, and Mrs. R. E. Leonard and
children of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma,
arrived in Coleman last week-end and
have been guests of Mr. and Mrs. L.
C. Martin. Mrs. Hardy is Mrs. Mar
tin’s mother and Mrs. Leonard is her
For Sale—Ford cars, some cash and
terms. T. D. Strickland. 24x.
Dr. Bryan Havens and family were
puests lest week of John R. Havens
and family in this city. They were
returning to then home in Levelland
from a vi*it in i e Rio Grande Valley.
Mrs. C. A. Freeman and children are
visiting Mrs. Freeman’s sister, Mm.
J. A. Roach, near Big Lake, thig week.
The best spray for Hen Houses,
chicken coops, hog pens and barns is
No. 6 Disinfectant, prevents cholera
and other diseases among stock and
poultry. Coulson’s Drug Store. 24x.
All milinery at one-half price at
The Leader Dry Goods Co. Ike Sha-
piro, Prop. 24x.
Plenty of grasshopper poison and
syrup—kill the grasshoppers now.
McKinney Produce Co. 24x.
Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Morrison and
two boys returned Sunday from La-
mesa, where they went to see just how
dry the country is. Mr. Morrison
said Tuesday that it was dry when he
left, but he understood that good rains
fell there Sunday and Monday. He
has 125 acres of cotton on his farm in
that section up to a good stand and
200 acres that has not been touched
with the plow. Planting will follow
the rain, however, and from here out
the country will blossom,
Misses Mdry Alice Stevens and
Margaret and Gladys Roach, and Mrs.
Tom Martin left yesterday for Bould-
ers, Colorado to attend the Univer-
s(]ty summer session. Other Coleman
people there for summer training are
Supt. C. H. Hufford of Coleman school
and J. T. Runkle. 1
Dates of the Burkett picnic have
been changed from the announced
dates to July 8th and 9th, said L. L.
Morgan, who was a Coleman visitor
Ladies, HATS! HATS! HATS! OnO-
half price at The Leader Dry Goods
Co. Ike Shapiro, Prop.
Ralph Stubblefield underwent^ a
successful! appendicitis operation at
the Central Texas Hospital in Brown -
wood Tuesday, June 7th. Reports
from him are to the effect he is recov-
Mrs. J. F. Roberson has authorized
this office to chartge the address Of
her religious weekly from Scranton,
to Fry, Texas. This marks the begin-
ning of the Democrat-Voice’s list in
the new Brown county town.
Dr. S. Kellogg was a business visi-
tor to Sterling City last week-end,
looking after his farm interests. He
says a good’ rain would be appreciated
by farmers in that section, but to the
present time the condition is not
Miss Faye Bjshop spent last week-
enfi in Brownwood as a guest of Miss
Betta Raye Trammell. Miss Tram-
mell returned with her for a few
days’ visit in this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sartain and
children, who have been in Los An-
geles, California, for the past two
years, returned to Coleman last Sat-
urday and expect to be here for about
Miss Geneva Pillow, who has been
in Austin during the regular and first
called session of the Fortieth Legisla-
ture, has returned home. She was ac-
corfipanied to Coleman by Miss Mary
Stadler of Austin, who also worked in
Mrs. Tom Pipes and son, Tomas
Durwood, of Shreveport, La. ,arrived
in Coleman this week for an extend-
ed visit with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. M. B. Miller. Miss Edith Whit-
mever accompanied them.
Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Mathis of Sweet-
water, Mr. and Mrs. Clark of Abilene
and Mr. and Mrs. Will Simmons and
Mrs. C. J. Dibrell of this city were in
Round Rock last week-end attending
a family reunion.
One table of gifts from our gift
department at half-price—this week
only. Harbour's. ' 24x.
W. M. Lobstein has sold % royalty
in 160 acres in Grosvenor for J4.000
The land is about three miles east of
the Coleman county line. The well on
Lobstein in Coleman county, at last re-
port, was drilling at 1600 feet.'
Clarence Tisdale, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Roy Tisdale, will read the Demo-
crat-Voice through the summer while
attending the summer school of chem-
THE brightest minds have failed to
transmute base metal into gold; but
the simplest folk have been i able to
transmute Poverty into Wealth by
means of an account here.
The Central State Bank
istry at A. & M. College, where he has
been a student for the past two
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Godwin of Dal-
las and Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Lang*
ston of Healdton, Oklahoma, were in
Coleman last week to be with their
mother during her final illness. They
left this morning for the respective
homes, accompanied by their father,
L. W. Smith, who will spend some time
L. E. Creswell has authorized this
office to change the address of his
Democrat-Voice from this city to
Leaday. Mr. Creswell lived here dur-
ing the school term so his children
could take advantage of Coleman’s
L. Zweig left Sunday morning for
Mrs. E. A. McDaniel and Mrs. Flora
B. Shea of McAllen, recent guests of
Mrs. Jerry Harbour, are visiting in
Abilene, guests of Mrs. L. L. Chas-
Miss Adelle Edgerton unjierwent an
Operation for appendicitis an a Dallas
sanitarium Monday. Her condition is
reported to be satisfactory.
enough mess of roasting ears from
his home garden June 15th. He
planted the corn in February and Re-
lieves he will have enough for aermnl
more meals, but none to spare.
Sam Brown, C. A. Gordon, Ir*
Young and J. C. Smith were in (3*co
last Friday trying to catch some of
the fine bass that inhabit Lake Cisco.
The mistake they made was in failing
to take a good fisherman on the trip.
Foster Gaines returned Tuesday
morning from University of California
where he had his first year in dentis-
Want Concho Paved.
W. E. Haney was circulating a pe-
tition this morning among property
owners on Concho street^ that will be
presented to the city commission at an
early date asking that it be paved.
The street, paved, would not only be
a benefit to property owners, Mr.
Haney said, but the new addition in
the Southwest part of the city as well.
New Business Locates in
'Mrs. Arthur Winslett and Miss Lola
Lewis are visiting relatives in San
Antonio and Nacogdoches.
H. M. Milam has located in CoW-
man and opened a manufacturing and
repair shop one door south of the
Coca-Cola Bottling Works.
Miss Cleo Thompson was a last
week-end guest of friends in Stam-
Mrs. J. F. Sims and daughter of
Dawson, Texas, arrived in Coleman
last week to visit Mrs. Sims’ daugh-
ter, Mrs. R. F. Price.
Mrs. Walter Penney returned Mon-
day from a Vacation Spent in Colo-
Dad Stevenson says he had a sure
Mrs. Jerry Harbour, Mrs. Cheatem,
Mrs. Lcla Johnston, Mrs. H. J. O’Hair,
Mrs. Hattie O’Hair, Robert O’Hair,
Miss Jessie Woodward, Mrs. Perry
Stobaugh and Mrs. Mitry McClellan
will compose a party of Coleman peo-
ple leaving tomorrow for a two
months tour of Niagara Falls, Buffa-
lo, Montreal, Quebec, Boston and New
In mentioning the change in ad-
dress of Miss Fannie Anderson the
Democrat-Voice inadvertently moved
her to Abilene. She has moved from
Lyford, Texas, to 9th floor of the Bax-
ter building in Harlingen.
In All Flavors
For Sale by All Grocers,,Markets
and at the Sjiop.
‘Krispy Krust Bread is Best”
There is a difference in customers and sat-
isfied customers. That’s why we are so proud
of our customers, they buy bar BABY BlfitlF
and are SATISFIED.
There is a difference in BABY BEEF and
what is called baby beef just as much as satis-
fied customers and dis-satisfied customers so
join our band of satisfied customers.
GILLEN’S NEW WAY GROCERY &
BABY BEEF MARKET
Phone 242 I Thank You.
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Williamson, J. T. The Democrat-Voice (Coleman, Tex.), Vol. 46, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, June 17, 1927, newspaper, June 17, 1927; Coleman, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth746731/m1/4/?q=RIO%20VISTA: accessed November 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Coleman Public Library.