Polk County Enterprise (Livingston, Tex.), Vol. 78, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 1, 1960 Page: 4 of 10
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Isaiah's Vision of the Future t IlLUSTRATH) SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON
fOR RENT: Trailer spa« and
•null apartment*, private bath,
refrigerators. Pin* Crest Courts,
G. A. Johnson. Phone FA 7-8818.
FOR RENT: 5-room unfurnished
apartment, Phone FA 7-4738, A.
M Callahan. 38-tfC
"And many people ahall go had say,
Come ye, let us go up to the moun-
tain of the Lord, to the houee of the
God of Jacob; and He wilt teach ue
of ilia ways, and we will walk In Hla
Anoa »aw concerning Judah and Je-
rusalem. And ft ahall come te paaa
In the last day*, that tha mountain
«f tha Lord'a house ahall be estab-
UaheU."—Isaiah 2:1, 2.
I got back to Washington last
Monday, which was the first day
that the House had any butene**
for this short session It now ap-
pears Congress’ will adjourn some-
time about September Ut, where- j
upon 1 wlH return to Texas.
The House and Senate will agree ■
on the Mil to provide assistance
to the needy aged for medical'
care, through a program to be ad- i
ministered under State authdMty.-f
Tha Kennedy-For sad proposal was
limited to those drawing social se-
curity, This bill Knot so ifadled.
' The foreign aid bill Is aboutj,
completed; the majority of Con- j
gross is going along with the Pros- 1
ident's request that the appropria- j
Hon be increased over last year. !
As usual, when our State Depart-
ment is faced with any slUiation in j
a foreign country, the diplomats
have no courage, and fall back on
Ihc worn-out, hope lens effort to h
buy friendship. That department !
even asked Congress for $100 mll-
llori to give to tha Congo to bribe
tlwwe uncivilized people from their
wholesale and brutal
FOR RENT- Bedroom, Israel Road,
1*4 miles from city limits, attrac-
tive, quiet, reasonable. Mature
person preferred. FA 7-6030.
FOR SALE: 5-room house and bath.
With three lota. la City. Contact
R. A. Powell, Phone FA 7-9360-
days, FA 7-8259 nights. 35-tie
Services Held For
Mrs. M. Nettles
APARTMENTS FOR RENT; Utili-
ties paid. See Mrs. C, Mont-
gomery or J. I. Oliver. 51-ltc
FOR'SALE: 4-room house, ail City
conveniences. Phone FA 7-8534,
Fink Vaughan, 304 Oak Lane,
FOR RENT: 5 room furnished
bouse. — R. L. Collier. 51-Up
Billy C. Dote
........Idltot St Manager
Entered as sbeond class matter
October 4, »M4, at the pdat office
at Livingston, Texas, under the
Act of Congress of March 3, 187*.
—Payable In Advance—
1 yr. in county................$3.00
1 yr. out of county.......... 4.00
S mos. in county.............. 1.80
8 mos. out of county .....,. 2.20
AT LIVINGSTON. TEXAS
FOR SALE: 3 bed room house,
31* W. Polk, living room, dining
room, den, kitchen, breakfast
noodbaad two hatha. Air condi-
—tinned, carpel* and drapes On
largo lot, near school*, paved
street, plot garage. See H. L.
(Rip) Byrd, call FA 7-8862. 46-tic
FOR RENT: 2 bed room farm
house, furnished 5 miles from
town. No inside toilet, Jerome
Thomason. l.iviniDston 'Jewries
Lf Polk County lost its oldest na-
tive born white woman with the
passing Wednesday.afternoon. Au-
gust 24, of Mrs. Martha Ophelia
Nettles, hotter known as Mrs. Mat-
tie Barfield Nettles, or "Grandma ’
Nettles. She had observed her
99th birthday on July 6. She died
at the family home in Livingston
after a ter.g Bines*.
Born on the “Old Barfield
Place," three miles south of Liv-
ingston, on what Is now Itexas
Hwy. 148, she had lived in this
area all her life, and In Livingston
since 1943. Her parents, originally
from North Caroina, settled in
Alabama, and then came on to
Texas before the Civil War, land-
ing at SvyactoyFf* from a Trinity
River steamboat. Mrs. Nettles
liked to recall the exciting sound
of the river steamboats.
Born early in the Civil War, she
remem te led the return of a sol-
dier brother, and she had sons or
grandsons in all U.S. wars since.
Her husband was Jim W. Net-
tles, to whom she was married 75
years ago, and who died in 1935.
His parents were also pioneer Polk
Until her illness began a few
months go, Mrs. Nettles was very
alert, and keenly Interested In the
newspaper, radio, and TV, and
tier special Interests were her fam-
ily and her Bible.
The eight children surviving are
Miss Anna Belle Nettles, with whom
she lived, Mrs. Rufus Hinaeftf'
and Jack Nettle*, all of Livingston;
Jim and Barfield Nettles and Mrs.
O. L.. Wllkerson of Baytown;
Harry Nettle* of Pasadena, and
Valentine Nettles of Abilene.
Other survivors include 19 grand-
children and 25 great-grandchil-
Funeral sendees were held Fri-
day morning at the Pace Chapel,
with her pastor, Rev. Charles L.
Hall of the First BajJtlst church,
officiating, assisted by Rev, M. E.
Precise of the First United Pente-
costal Church. Music was by the
Polk County Quartet and Mrs.
Miriam Young, soloist.
Interment was in Foreet Hill
Cemetery beside her husband.
Pallbearers were six of her grand-
Pallbearers were: Alvis Nettles
Jack Raymond * Nettles, Aubrey
Earl Nettles. Floyd Lee Nettles,
Elmer Lloyd Nettlesrand Watson
(EDITOR’S NOT?: The above
was written by a special writer at
the request of the family>.
Lots In Beautiful
RESTLANO MEMORIAL PARK
Perpetual Care Cemetery
Monthly Payments A* Low As 85
* Livingston, Texas
BERG AIN: Selling out stock paint
only 82.95 gallon. Livingston
Trading Post 464tp
FOR SALE: 5 ft. cast Iron bath
tub lit good shape. Can be seen
at Livingston Plumbing and
Sheet Metal Works or call A1
Becker. Phone FA 7-8904. 47-tlc
ago as assistant manager of the
Brookshire’s -store here.
His ( Mr. Serpas > recent promo-
tion to manager In Livingston
came as a result of his record of
hard work and' thorough know-
ledge of the grocery business," ac-
cording to Eugene Brookshire oi
Mr. f?erpas, who te only 24—
young by some stndardn, te already
young by some standards, to al-
ready a well established family
man. He and his wife Mavis Evelyn
have three children. They are Ro-
bert Dale, 6, who incidentally
starts to hi* first school today,
Raymond Dale, 5. and Elizabeth
They reside at 316 east North
white residents, beating men. mis-
treating children, and raping
women, Including American mis-
sionaries It will be rememberer!
that those abuses were committed
by troops of the government to
which the State Department wants
to give this money.
It seems to me that the civil
ritdits of tHese people In the Congo
are as important as the clvjl rights
which cause so many political dem-
onstration* In <*»r country, yet the
troops have neither been punished
nor even . reprimanded for their
reprehensible conduct which our
government wftl condorte through
the gift of money to the Congo.
Visitors In Washington this week
have included Mr. and Mrs. Ben-
ton Mussel white of Lufkin, and
Milton Potts of Livingston, pthfr
visitors to the offloO *iw* nty
last, newsletter and (btftkg the
A Community - /
All Polk County
With Deep Respect
For Bronze or Granite
Eugene Hanson, Mgr.
Restland Memorial Park
Phone FA 7-8447 or FA 7-4503
RESORT PROPERTY You're In-
vited to come and inspect Polk
County River-Lake* Subdivision
and Resort. 1-1/4 miles frontage
on Trinity River, 3 miles west
of Goodrich, follow signs. Two
stocked lakes, plenty of fish.
Electricity and water available.
Ail weather roads. You'll have
to see it to believe It. For In-
formation. see Doug Sanford,
saies-manager. Phone FA 7-4445
W. L. Chalker; two sons, Wilburn gu»ty of the alleged trespass, both
Chalker ot Livingston and Paul individually and in his official ca-
Chalker of Huntsville; three bro- pacity as commissioner,
thefs, J. C. Hand of Livingston, The answer further states that a
and Glover and Eldon Hand, both public rightvof-way has existed
of Nacogdoches; four sisters, Mrs over Mr. Peace's land for a period
Mabel Marsh of Livingston, Mrs. of more than twenty years which
Aline McCarty of Leggett, and ghres the public prescriptive rights
Mrs. Winnie Anderson and Mr*, to travel and use the road and
Buelah O'Quinn, both of Dasietta; these rights are firmly vested in
six grandchildren and seven great- the county. That road hands em-
grandchildren. ployed by the county have worked
Pallbearer* were: Eldon Chalker, and maintained the road for over
Cloyce Chalker, Reams Buller, twenty years without any' objeo-
Wlllte Myers, Douglas Hand, Ken- tkm from Mr. Peace or any other
noth Hand, t/ul Roland Wilder. owners of the land.
In regard 80 the damage to tim-
ber, the answer states that In re-
cent years small pine aplings had
In places come up along the edges
ofi the road making tt difficult for
a school bus to pass. That during
tile administration of H. K. Adams
as Commissioner of Precinct 4, Mr.
Pearce requested-that Mr. Adams
and Mr. Robert Gibson, an em-
ployee of the county, would work
the road that crossed their proper-
ty and told them to take whatever
additional land they might need for
ditches or roadway construction.
No protest by Mr. Pearce has
ever been made against the work-
ing of the road prior to June 23,
1980, the answer states.
The suit No. 7024, is styled W. L.
Pearce et ux vs. Polk County,
Texas, et al and ts pending in the
Ninth .District Court of Polk Coun-
NEW OR USED CAR financing.
Eugene Hanson Insurance
Agency, Phone FA 7-8447, Llv-
411 Abbey St
FOR SALE: Repossessed Tappan
Gas Range. Looks like new.
Will sell for balance due. Liv-
ingston Plumbing A Sheet Metal
LAND OWNERS: Will buy your
land, large or small tracts, please
give price and full details In
first letter. P. O, Box 1172, Llv-
ingston, Tex a*.
FOR SALE: Used Magic Chef gas
range. Looks ggqd and in per-
fect operating condition. A bar-
gain at *60.00. Livingston Plumb-
ing A Sheet Metal Works.
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Congressional rece** Included Mrs. atkl.d as to jwfwh. where, how and
AAletteten Bateman, Mrs. J, 8. CoU what instrument to play. To an-
Uer. and Mr*; Frank (Sngiedow all Rwef these questions briefly," he
of Alto; Mr. Jack D. ITlllard of said, "students will be given a
Athens; Mrs. M. A. Currie of D1- music test early next week In
boll; Mrs. J. C. Wahrenberger of school."
Conroe. Mr. and Mra. C-G. Haas After passing the test Mr. Briggft
and Mike and Sherrill of Nacog- will try them Out on the different
doches; Misa Cherry Taylor of horns and see which is best suited
Crockett; Mr. Lester B. Collins f„r them, then arrangement for
of Palestine; Mtos Bally Sullivan instruments will Ik* made and
of Crockett; Miaa Beth Saxon of your child is in the band. Student*
Murrhtxon; Mr and Mrs. B. B. mav also start in any grade below
Hicks of ioia, Reverend and Mrs. a junior in high school at present.
Lewter Nelson and children of Pal- it was also announced that the
estlne, and Mr, John S. Rcdditt of regular meeting night for the club
Lufkin. | j® the first Tuesday night in each
Your Congressman.! month at 7.30 p m. at the Booster
John Dowdy 1 Hall.
Mrs. J. Milum Dies
Rites Held Here
WANTED: Will buy large or small
tracts of pine, hardwood and
puipwood timber. Contact Buck
Cummings, Route- 2, Livingston,
or phone YO 7-4481. 52-tfc
FOR SALE Approximately 2,000
cord* of hardwood and 90 cords
of pure puipwood timber. Sealed
/bids will be received until 7 00
p in. Sept. 26, 1900, inspection of
the Hastier by appointment and
other info'rmation concerning the
timber sale may be obtained by
contacting Wait Broemer, Su-
U Indian Reservation, Living-
ston, Texas, 50-2te
ANTED C, Murel Williams
want* farms, ranches and acre-
age for Houston buyers, 1911
Ashland, Houston, Texas. UN
1-7633. Night OV 6-148* tthtfc
WARNING all old fishing li-
cense and hunting license were
canceled yesterday. If you are
17 years and under 65 years ot
age and fish outside of your
county of residence or fish with
a winding device anywhere you
are required to have a new li-
cense September 1st (Today).
If you are under 17 years and
65 years or over you are not
required to have a fishing li-
The Game Protective Associa-
tion of Polk County officially
organized in Corrigan Tuesday
As the oW boy says me are In
business. All that Is required to
be member is sign a certificate
that you will abide by the
Game and Fish laws ot the
State of Texas.
Dove season opens in tho
North zone (Houston and- Na-
cogdoches Cohnties) September
1st. Be sure you have your
We have a few reports on the
fishing. Dorothy Thomas reg-
istered a 1 lb. 3 oz. white perch.
Claudie Jacobs registered a 5
lb. 8 oz. bass to take over the
lead in the mens division.
C. E. Hale registered a 10 oz.
bream. Mrs. W. S. (BUI) Bname
registered a 5 lb. 7 oz. bass
(Almost but not quite).
The best fishing hours for the
S«Pt 1 8:40 3-of
SePt- 2 9:30 35a
Sept. * 10:20 4 43
Sept. 4 11:10 5 3*
Sept. 5 12:00 g-2*
Sept. 6 12:50 7 1*
Sept. 7 L40 *00
The winners for the August
fishing contest (Maybe).,
Largest Bass Men Claudie Ja-
cobs 5 lb. 8 or.,
Largest Bass Junior Wayne
Jehaaoa 6 lb. 5 oz..
Largest Bass Ladies Mrs. No-
lan Atchley 5 lb. 10W oz.
Largest White Perch Men No
NoUlX’ ^ ^ JUnAOf
Mrs. J. O. Scott 1 lb. 13 oz
Large* Britan lOke Atchlcy
WANTED. Cattle Hauling. Any*
tlime-Anywhere 18 It, Hob tail
truck or 40 ft. trailer. B Rowe
Cjstl: FA 7-9506 FA 7-8838
FA 7-4548 i 47-4 wks
(Ac have a client who wants »
modern 3 bedroom home on 5
or more acres near LIvin*ton
Also clients for 50 to 200 acres.
*11 or write Neal A Company,
5855 Airline Freeway, Houston
ME 5-6435. 51-4tp
TOR SALE: 3 bedroom house,
separate dining room On large
lot. Phone FA 7-8596. 4#-tfc
THE OLD HOME TOWN
<MO‘. COOKED OH HIS RATIO —
> ITS ATM If?© DE<S©EE,HICKOHfY
SMOKED cook-old; BURAIED-
. /At TAN WITH BARBECUE V
HAWK SUfrE COT
FOR SALE. 3 bedroom home, two
baths. Across from Elementary
School. Phone, Days FA 7-4367,
Night* FA 7-8866 49-tfc
WANTED Middle age mother will
do general house work. Baby
sitting. Reliable. Contact at 2nd.
house past East Tempo Church.
THURS. * FRIDAY
Sophia Loren — Anthony Quinn
X FOR SALE: 4 room* and bath,
• Hoileman Addition, big lot, wash
w house, dozen fruK trees. See
% Mrs. W. fi. Hance, Rt. 3, Box
» 230, week end*. 51-4tp
What the causes of blindness
wore among the 335,070 blind per-
sons In the United States is not
known In 50% of the cases, ac-
cording to M, Robert Barnett Ex-
ecutive Director of the American
Foundation for the Blind, and
shows the need for continuing re-
search programs In relation to
WANTED. Good used mower, 2
speed Truck rearend are one
that operates off power take off.
Jerome Thomason, Livingston
£FOR SALE: Repossessed RCA
I Whirlpool 15 cu. ft. chest type
f deep freeze. Approximately 3
| months old Will sell for unpaid
1- balance. Livingston Plumbing A
£ Sheet Metal Works, 51-tfc
Ihgrid Goude — James Best
Card Of Appreciation
We wish to express our thank* and
appreciation to our relatives, fri-
ends and neghbars for the many
acta of love and kindness shown
us during the illness and death
of our mother. For the flowers,
cards and lovely food we thank
you.—The family of Mrs. J. W.
Nettles 51-1 tp
! FOR SALE We have a fine crop of
1 Canning Pears waiting for you.
' prices right. Sunny side Fruit
# Farm, Goodrich. Texas. 51-tfc
SUBURBIA* JB*HT OH THE HOME GROUNDS
ommmmwm, a 4TTJ4HUSjw
sun. mon. a -rues.
fony Randall — Archie Moere
•FOR SAiuX: Four lota. Cochran
* Addition. H. L. Alderson. Phone
Z FA 7-4521. 51-tfc
Campbell & Foreman
114 W. BILL
My thanks to the doctors, nurses,
and friends for their kindness,
help, Prayers, gifts, cards, and
flowers during my illness. Mrs.
G, D. Southern N 51-ltp
•FOR SALE: Keefer and salad
* pears. 81.00 Bu to come gather,
f Mra. John McKee. 51-ltc
ZFOR SALE: Used refrl gators *60
*> 2 used gas or Uftane refria-ratoni
* 'all in good operating condition.
* —Bennington Electric Company.
* Phone FA 7-8310 & 51-tfc
fan Ladd »- J*<nm Crein
“GUNS OF THE
1 Block East Of Washington Street
Located At E. MiH Street
D & R Pest Control
Plates Repaired While YM Watt
Phone FA T-JTO0
Call For Free
Licensed • Insured
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
FOUNT McCLAIN, Owner
Livingston, Phone FA 7-8828
FRI. A SAT, SEFT. 2-3
Denny Miller A Joanna Bamts
New car performance
Every en9ine factory
Mdtor Machine Shop
FA 7-0121 W L Celheun
Owen Furniture Co,
C A. SMITH
PHONE FA 7-4*18
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Dove, Billy C. Polk County Enterprise (Livingston, Tex.), Vol. 78, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 1, 1960, newspaper, September 1, 1960; Livingston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth762937/m1/4/?rotate=270: accessed January 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Livingston Municipal Library.