The Edna Herald (Edna, Tex.), Vol. 45, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 2, 1951 Page: 4 of 12
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T*HE EDNA HERALD
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And Laundry Service
We Pickup and Deliver
Good Assortment Of Indoor Plants
Sweetheart Roses And Zinnias
For Flowers and Plants
PHONE 2473 and 2261
P. O. BOX 456
By COON HUNTER.
Rainfall at the Poor Farm
was for .9 of an inch Tuesday of
this week. The pastures need
about six times that much, but the
cotton plekln doesn’t.
Pfc. Budd and wife were (ft home
oyer the “weekend visiting hi*, par-
ents, the,,3. R. Builds. Kliene’s
mother had undergone surgery re-
cently but Is doing well at this
Mrs. Sledge from down Louisi-
ana way was visiting her daugh-
ter and son-in-law, the G. Q. John-
sons, of Cbrdele the past weekend.
Buddy Boy, Donnie Fenner of
Edna, was looking over his inter-
ests in the Free Stale one day last
week. He dropped in for a Jam
session while in the community.
Mrs. Mary Harcourt of San An-
tonio and Mrs. Charlie Jones of
Edna were phasing time in the old
home locality last week.
Henry Mercer of Ganado and
Junior Goldman were visiting in
the locality a few days ago.
Joseph Weardeu of Victoria
spent the weekend at the ranch at
Cordele. He retflrned to Victoria
Chester Spencer of Ganado was
gathering up strays in this locali-
ty one day last week.
On a recent trip to San Antonio
via DeWitt County, I saV -Bob
Morrow jeeplng along, and F. B.
Byrne checking up on an auto
The Goldmuns and Padons. of
Cordele and the Hip Hobson fami-
ly of Edna were tflmong those visit-
ing in the home of Mrs. Wm. Budd
and family last Sunday.
Sheriff and Lewis Watson, Jr..
were in Cordele Tuesday evening.
They had a fine looking Santa Ger-
trudis hall yearling in the trailer.
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Scaff of
Edna were in Cordele checking up
nil I lie weather conditions Tuesday.
It had been rumored that there
was considerable hail around about.
There have been several bales
of cotton ginned at the Kubenka
gin here at Cordele. Some hay has
been baled and a little rice has
been cut, therefore, it should not
be long before the harvest is really
When the SS. Charles Lykes
docked at Pier 117 South in Galves-
ton harbor last Monday AM, after
a trip of 15 days compared to a
trip of many months' In a sailing
vessel years ago, it brought three
members of the Goppent Clan that
were offsprings of one of the Gop-
perts that was left behind when
some of them immigrated to this
country from Germany many years
ago. They were met at the dock
by Mr. and Mrs. Earl Goppert of
- TO SMRPEU
C. B. SEMBERA
Friday - Saturday
KDNAV TEXAS •
BUY YOUR FOODS
FROM US For LESS
1951 Chevrolet Styleline SpecU’ 2-
iloor Sedan will be giveu away iiy
the Foodcraft Stores. Come in to-
day and register.
Finer — Better — Fresh
Armours Whole or Shank
End—8 lo 12 Lb.’ "Average
Ham, lb. 59c
Pure Pork Pan
Buy ’Em By
------------- Brand New Basket Free
Sausage,JMbs. $^'ney<Looky! Hard T# Believe But It’s Sure True
Cardinal Sliced Breakfast >
Bacon, 3 lbs. $1
Dressed—5 to 6 Lb. Average
Roosters, lb. 39c
Cut From Grade “A” Calves
Chuck Roast or
Steak, lb. 59c
Sausage, 3 lbs. $1
SHORTENING 3 * * 59c
Absolutely No Limit—Thanks
Shortening, 3 lb. Can —89c
Trend, 2 for. - 39c
Wesson Oil, pint--------------33c
Small Boxes Sun Maid •
Raisins, 6 for --------- 25c
Kix, 2 for____________________________25c
-Watch TheSembera Foodcraft Store Go By With Leading Prices
Gladiola The Biscuit for Xou and Me V
FLOUR 25 u n $1.85
Soap, 2 for______________________.25c
Grape Nuts, box--------------21c
Every Day Low Prices
Super Suds, box—-------- 28c
Toilet Tissue, roll—---------10c
Brown Beauty—15 oz. Can ,
Spanish Rice „—*-----------20c
Best That Money Can Buy
Golden Ripe Green Tip
Bananas, lb. 10c
■ We Will Sell Whole- Stalk -
Grapes, 2 lbs. 25c
U. S. No. 1 California
Potatoes,10 lb. 49c
Our Potatoes Are Better
Big Fresh Firm Heads
The Very Best on the Market
Tomatoes, 2 lb.25c
Dixie Colored and Quartered
Shop Here and Save the Difference
Heart’s Delight In Heavy Syrup No. 21-2 Can SI.
Cling Peaches 29c
Gash & Carry
Edna and Ike family of Fred Gop-
pert of Cordele, who ary their
sponsors. They will be at Borne in
the Free State for some time. It
was indeed interesting to watch
them go through customs and to
accompany them through Immigra-
tion. Whenever the bars of immi-
gration are left down lo a member
of the German race you may he
sure he lias been giveu the most
thorough screening possible to try
and tind out what kind of a citi-
zen he has been and should be in
ills new home.
According lo a Notice of Election
published in The Herald of recent
date, there’s gonna be an election
as to the re-allocation of the
county tax funds. As of the pres-
ent date, we have an approximate
1 levy of 05 cents and it shall not
be higher than 80c. The judge and
commissioners are at least giving
the taxpayers a chance to vote on
the issue and if the issue carries
the bee will be off their backs.
Dies in San Antonio
Emil Hackbarth, 05, sou of Mr.
and Mrs. Willie Hackbarth of Ci-
bolo and nephew of the Hackbarths
of Jackson County, died In a San
Antonio hospital utter an illness of
The American Legion lmd charge
of Die funeral services. He was a
veteran of the last war.
The Willie Hackbarth family
formerly resided in this county and
is well known here. They moved
to Karnes County and then to CL-
holo. Emil married Miss Edna
Durjohn of Karnes City.
Surviving are his wife; two
daughters; his parents; two broth-
ers, Alfred and Theodore, of Cibolo
and three sisters, Mrs. Linda Mc-
Intire of Cibolo, Mrs. Emma Lamp-
recht of .Freer and Mrs. IloSelee
Tschoipe of New Braunfels.
From Long Theatre
Meet at Bay City
New Students Must
Register on Aug. 17
Alt students who will attend-Ed-
na High School during the 1951-52
school year and who were not en-
rolled at the close of the 1950-51
term, will register at the Edam
High School Library at 9 a. in. on
Friday, August 17. Students should
bring with them a record of their
previous work. Any former stu-
dent desiring to make changes in
schedule, should also report at this
time with written request for the
desired changes. These requests
must be signed by the.parents.
Oscar Bounds, Superintendent.
Notice Car Owners
I can now offer you major
repairs on monthly pay-
ments with no down pay-
ment. I am also equipped
to take care of your mag-
nito needs oh your tractors
A general meeting of manage-
ment for forty Long Theatres was
held in Bay City July 18.
A luncheon for more than fifty
Long employees and executives at
the BayTex Hotel 'in'-Buy City
was preceded by the screening of
two important new motion pictures
at the Texas Theatre, on Wednes-
day morning. These two pictures
are scheduled to be released next
month by Warner Brothers.
The first picture shown was “Jim
Thorpe, All American,” an accu-
rate portrayal of the legendry In-
dian who was ithe greatest, all-
around American athlete in/hjstory.
Following an inlermissiow fyr cof-
fee, came the screeqjdg of- the
technicolor production, “Captain
Horatio Hornblower,” starring
Gregory Peck. This adventure story
of a lighting sea captain has been
read by millions and now comes to
the motion picture screen in a ro-
mantic love story, co-starring Vir-
ginia Mayo, in beautiful color.
Ed Williamson, branch manager
of Warner Brothers, Dallas Ex-
change, attended the screening per-
sonally, and made a short talk pre-
ceded the showing of the two War-
ner pictures. Gene Fowler, manager
of the Edna Theatre, was among
The business meeting after lunch
at the hotel was opened by J. F.
Long, new general manager of the
Lung Circuit and guests and new
personnel were introduced. His
father, J. G. Long, then made a
presentation of a fine watch to each
of four men, al of whom had serv-
ed t lie company for approximately
twenty years and are now retiring.
Harry Ellis, having started with
tiie company as a doorman in 1929
and advancing to the position of
district manager, has now purchas-
ed the Long Theatre properties in
Taft, Texas, and moved there to
operate them personally. L. O.
Wallace, general manager of the
circuit for many years, Is now the
.owner of the Long Theatre proper-
ties in Navasota, and also has mov-
ed to that location and operates
those theatres individually. Everett
McClain of .Bay City, having served
tiie company continuously for more
than twenty years as a theatre
manager, is retiring from active
duty, receiving his regular income
for the rest of hts life, pavid
Nance, formerly a theatre manager
in El Campo, and more recently in
charge of the bookkeeping depart-
ment In the Bay City ofliee, is retir-
ing after 17 years-of serviefe.
Mr. Long has recently acquired
interests formerly held by a number
of his key employees, amounting to
a total in excess of $400,000.
Tiie Long Circuit is now compris-
ed of 30 conventional theatres and
four drive-ins. There are four
more drive-in theatres now under
412 West Plain
Day Phone 8864
Night Phone 2397
I City Meat
Thursday, August 2, 1951
Groceries at Bargain
Prices Every Day!
(We Buy Hides)
Your Patronage is
A. Cl Egg 4 Son
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..This community wits shocked
and a shadow of gloom was east
over LaWard and the entire county
Saturday afternoon when the news
reached hero of the tragic and sud-
den death of Ralph- Hayes, who
was electrocuted at the Alcoa plant,
where he” was employed. Ralph
was born in December, 1924 and
had lived in or around LaWard most
of his life, hence was well known
hero. While living here he had en-
graved his name in the hearts of all
with whom he came in contact. To
know him was to admire and love
him. The loss of a son and husband
is always severely felt, especially
•for a loved one in the prime of his
Ralph served in World War II
and alwajte bore his troubles and
sacrifices with fortitude and resig-
nation, Ilis greatest happiness^ and
pride of his life were his wife'and
two children, Cinda and Danny. He
was affectionate and obedient with
liis parents' During his short resi-
dence here lie made many friends as
was shown by the large number of
people present from throughout the
county. The flowers, which were
many showed the high esteem held
for him by his friends and acquaint-
Funeral services were held at the
Ganado Baptist Church Monday at
2 p. m. A beautiful and touching
services were conducted by Rev.
White, Pentecostal preacher at La-
Ward, Rev, Hollas, Baptist pastor
here and the Baptist pastor at
Ganado. interment was made in
the Ganado Cerpetery.
To his loved ones we extend our
...it STAYS FRESH LONGER
BABY CHICKS EVERY WEEK
Hatches off each Tuesday
Phone, Call or Write
Full Line of Butane Gas Appliance#—Ranges, Hot
Water Heater#. Hot Plates and Gas Heaters
Systems Installed—Regular Gas Service.
BUTANE SALES and SERVICE!
BUTANE SALES and SERVICE
R. M. Hipfner—Owner
Phone 2281 EDNA, TEXAS Box 193
P'CK IIP AND DELIVERY SERVICE
ALL TYPES OF ALTERATIONS
Air Conditioned — Simmons Beds
Beauty Rest Mattresses
On Highway 59 — West of Edna
Sunday School..—......-—9:30 A. M.
M. F .Y. Meeting-.......7:00 P. M.
Preaching services every first and
„third Monday night.
A cordial welcome to all.
Rev. I. E. Walker, Minister.
Card of Thanks
We wish to express our thanks
and appreciation to the people, es-
pecially the Magnolia men and B.
G. Henry’s men, for their kind-
nesses to R. J/ Tipton daring his
stay tn, the hospital at Ganado.
The Tipton Family.
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WE HAVE THE FOLLOWING LIST OF
TOOLS AVAILABLE FOR RENT:
60 cu ft air compressor $2.75 hr Hot Asphalt Pot—
Paving Breaker________$1.25 hr Wheelbarrows
_ 50c hr
_$1.00 hr Electric hand saws-----.$1.00 hr
..$2.50 hr 10’’ Elec Masonary saw $1.50 hr
MERCER CONSTRUCTION CO.
Phone 2112 f Edna, Texas
PAY YOUR BILLS FROM HOME
For busy housewives and tired busint
ideal way to pay bills without standing
or making extra trips - is to pay by check,
your checking account now; make yo’
by mail if you like.
CITIZENS STATE B
Member of Federal Insurance Co;
GANADO - TKXA
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Evans, Chester. The Edna Herald (Edna, Tex.), Vol. 45, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 2, 1951, newspaper, August 2, 1951; Edna, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth763709/m1/4/: accessed April 10, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Jackson County Memorial Library.