The Celina Record (Celina, Tex.), Vol. 30, No. 24, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 15, 1932 Page: 1 of 8
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Mrs. Sam J. Parker Died
At 9 Wednesday Morning
Mrs. Sarah Margaret Parker, wife
of Sam J. Parker, died suddenly at
her home in this city at 9 o’clock
Wednesday morning after suffering
from heart attacks for some weeks.
The funeral is being conducted at
the Presbyterian Church by the pas-
toi, Rev. R. B. Evans, as the Record
go >s to press. Burial will be in Cot-
tage Hill Cemetery.
J/lr. and Mrs. Parker took up their
residence here with the founding of
the town about thirty-one years ago
and had since resided here contin-
uously. From this woman’s life much
good came. She was always interested
in thd welfare of her neighbors and
never missed an opportunity to ren-
der a kindly service.
She was born Oct. 31, 1855, and
was slightly more than 77 years old
at the time of her death.
She was married to Sam J. Park-
March 27, 1872, near Plano, being
laughter of a couple of pioneers of
^ Plano community, Mr. and Mrs.
The husband and two children sur-
/e, Mrs. Mary Brigham, of Lub-
ck, Texas, and Bill Parker, of Ham-
1, Texas. Both had been with their
other but returned home Monday,
hen her condition apparently im-
Besides her immediate family Mrs.
rker is survived by five brothers,
D. Wilson, of the Lone Star com-
mity, north of Weston; Charles
ilson, of Cordell, Ok.; Martin Wil-
n, of Allen, Ok., and Hayden and
•orge Wilson, whose residence is
known. One sister, Mrs. Nancy
nnegy, of Allen, Ok., also survives,
lie sympathy of the people of this
nmunity goes out to the aged hus-
tid left alone.
Oil Field Martial Law
Not Legal, Says Court
Washington, Dec. 12.—The injunct-
ion against Governor Sterling’s East
Texas M'rtial law order granted by
a three-, adge court in the eastern
Federal District of Texas was sus-
tained by the United States Supreme
Court Monday in an opinion delivered
Honor Roll of Students
Averaging 90 or Better
The following students of Celina
public school have made a grade of
90 or more in each of their several
First Grade—Carol Gene Moore,
by Chief Justice Charles E. Hughes. Uthoff, Ben Own?by Choate, Berton
The injunction below was granted on Duke, W. J. Epting Jr., Emma Jean
the application of E. Constantin and Ownsby.
other East Texas oil well operators Second Grade—Charles Atkins
against Gov. Sterling and other Charles Roy Hudgins, Edwin Earl
State officers from which the latter Tillerson.
appealed here. ! Third Grade—Arch LaVerne Me-
in approving the District Court’s Nabb, Annie V. Stallcup, Mary Fran-
action in toto, the opinion of Monday ces Weaver,
does not attempt to determine the Fourth Grade—Inez Duvall,
significance of the term martial law, Fifth Grade—Wanda Lou Harben.
but the case turned on what is de- Sixth Grade—Orita B. Atkins, Ma-
nommated the Governor’t attempt to ry Jo Stone, Mary Nell Durham’ Fay
1 egulate by executive order the law- LaVerne Stagner, Laura Elizabeth
ful use of complainant’s property in Howell.
the production of oil. • i Seventh Grade—Frances Allen
" More definitely than any other case Glenn Marks. Wilma Norris,
before the court bearing on martial. Tenth Grade—Elsie Lee Robinson
law, the Texas suit is accepted as Eleventh Grade—Averil Logan.
bringing into issue a conflict and is- 1 _0_
sue between state and federal author-; JUNI0R B y P. v pR0GRAM
lty, since, according to the District
Court’s opinion, Gov. Sterling and T . ~ v _ TT
Brig. Gen. Welters not to brook court' f J 1 H n . P',QU\ pros;ra“
interference, contended that the Fed-'jowg. ° ay’ ecember 18. is as fol-
era! Court’s power might extend to rn ’ . ~ _ ,
the Railroad Commission, but not to' SSf Dr. Robert J. Willingham.
themselves during the “claimed state' .TV''. harvest truly -s
of war” I but the laborers are few; pray
The 'court's holding »as decisive ' KT* .f.T
rainst the State's nosition in seek- 1 8t he would _send forth laborers into
Picked Turkeys Shipped
To Chicago From Celim
Guy Bunch, in trying to beat th
depression turkey market has had hi
flock of sixty or more picked and i
expressing them to Chicago,
states that 18c is the price that ha
Meachum, Billy Joy Hooten, prevailed there for some days
Anne Bridgefarmer, Harry
he decided to try the experiment. H
says it will cost him 5c per poun
to market his turkeys in this mar
ner, which will leave him 13c net, c
6c above the local market.
Of course he has to take a chanc
of a fall in the market, but the ver
low price here caused him to try th
Vurnon Blagg Winner
of Prize in Dalla
,LLA HUBBARD HONOR ROLL
The following pupils in the various
ides of Alla Hubbard school made
ades that entitled them to have
dr names appear on the honor roll:
First Grade—Edna McWhirter,
rvid Lee Harris, Kenneth Manes,
falter Hubbard O’Dell.
Second Grade—Dorotha Phillips,
elores Thompson, James Record.
Third Grade—Louis Tillerson, Guy
Fourth Grade—Velma Bee Miller,
. J. Phillips, Scott Martin Jr.
Firth Grade—Mamie McWhirter,
ewis Robinson, Robell Capps.
Sixth Grade—Norma Ruth Wilson,
aVada Wilson, Emma Gene Lav-
Seventh Grade—Ray Callahan,
aisy B. Layman, Pansy Tillerson,
Eighth Grade—Evelyn Jones, Fran-
il Terrell, G. W. Tillerson, Earl
ler, J. W. Callahan, Glynn Bilder-
k, Byron Flanery.
Hnth Grade—Louise Phillips.
Tenth Grade—Lucille Capps, Alme-
Tillerson, Beatrice Tillerson.
Homer M. Gentry, Supt.
against the State’s position in seek-
ing to sustain Governor Sterling’s
order. In one quarter, the decision
is viewed as being far reaching, and
that it narrows considerably rights
of the states acting within their own * XiOIJer
borders. ! Newsom.
The court pointed to the holding1 ^owejj 1,dhocKl anfl
3. School Days—Mary
his rarvest.—Luke it:2.
Lroup Captain—Margaret New-
1. Dr. Robert «. Willingham—Mar-
of the District court that there never
was actual riot, tumult or insurrect-
ion which would create a state of
war in the East Texas oil field. After
reviewing action of the District Court
in some detail, the opinion here held
the District Court to have had juris-
diction, that the suit is not against
JOHN B. STEWART DEAD
The funeral of John B. Stewart,;
68 years old, a landowner and prom-
inent member of the Baptist Church,
who died at the family home a few
(miles east of Gunter at 6 a. m. Mon-
day, was held from the First Bap-
tist Church in Van Alstyne Tuesday
at 2 p. m., with interment in Van Al-
The Rev. Frank Johnson officiated.
5. Secretary of Foreign
6. Growth—Frank Merritt.
7. His Visit to the Mission Fields
and Last Days—Miss Capps.
8. From Greenland’s Icy Mount-
ains—Mary Nell Durham.
W. B. Blagg informs the Recoi
that his son, Vurnon, who has a pi
sition with the City Milk Co. of Da
las, Jias just been awarded a cas
prizO" for producing more busine:
than any other employe. \ Vurnon
brother, Valburn, is also employed I
the City Milk Co., and the two fo
mer Celina boys expect to attend ti
Junior play at the High School aud
torium Friday night. Vurnon’s dan
ing teacher is expected to accompai
them and she and Vurnon have proi
ised to put on a dance at the play.
Santa Was Here Saturday
Appears Again Dec. 24i
Despite the very inclement weath
last Saturday afternoon, Santa Cla
appeared in person on schedule tin
braving the weather in order not
Conversion—Lee disappoint the children. He cover
the business section, giving out sm;
quantities of candy to the children.
| His next and last appearance w
Preacher—Miss J be Saturday afternoon, Dec. 24th a
he asks all the children who can po
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Stone and daugh-
ter of Gunter visited Mr. and Mrs.
Carl Stone Tuesday.
Mr. E. L. Holloway, who comes
from Sherman, moved his fapiily to
Celina last week-end and they are
occupying the Mrs. T.' B. Duval res-
idence. Mr. Holloway has just opened
a cream station here. The continued
cold weather has made his business
rather quiet so far, but as soon as
the weather improves he will get out
among the cream producers in an ef-) edy, will be given by the Alla Hi
fort to build up a business here that I bard High School, Tuesday nig.’
shall be profitable to both the pa-1 December 20th. Admission,* 5c a
trons and the proprietor. ( 10c. Special family price, 35c.’ ltp
ibly do so to meet him at that tiir
He wants to know what the boys a
girls want and wants to get it fre
Celina merchants are this week t<
ing our readers what they have
offer for the Christmas trade. TI
have complete stocks and the price
very low—as low as you will find
the laYger places. Do your Chri,
mas shopping here and save at le;
the time and cost of gasoline buyi
elsewhere would entail.
“Mis-Adventure,” a two-hour co
HILL RANCH NEWS
Farmers are rejoicing over the nice
Mrs. L. W. Terrell is on the sick
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Nowell and
ildren, who have lived in this com-
rnity for several months, are soon
move to the Bradford farm west
Misses Oline and Maurine Self
ve returned home after several
ys at the bedside of a sister, Mrs.
xter Doggett, of Gunter, who is
ffering from diphtheria.
Mr. Homer Gentry, Mr. Dick Phil-
s, Mr. Claude Thompson, and the
;hth, ninth and tenth grade boys
Alla Hubbard school enjoyed an
ossum hunt on Honey Creek Thurs-
Mr. and Mrs. Thelbert Owens en-
rtained a number of young people
ith a party Tuesday night.
Miss Corinne Lawson has suffered
slight attack of flu.
Mattie B. Wright, who has been ill
r the last few days, is able to be
Mrs. E. H. Hogg and little son of
ouston arrived Friday to visit rela-
tes. She is the sister of Mrs. L. N.
:lmer and she and the Gilmers went
j Denton Sunday to visit Mrs.
fogg’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. J.
Nichols, formerly of this community.
The men of the visiting party return-
ed home Monday, but the ladies re-
mained for the week.
A ?CLLOW SWf
HE mHTS TQ>.
Former Celina Citizen
Died Sunday Afternoon
Mr. and Mrs. J. Thos. Robinson,
who live three miles north of Celina,
returned Wednesday from Prairie
Grove, Ark., to which place they were
called Friday by a message inform-
ing them of the serious illness of Mr.
B. E. Pratt.
Mr. Pratt passed away at 7 p. m.
Sunday and the body was buried
Mrs. Pratt is a sister of Mrs. Rob-
inson and she and her husband owned
and lived on the Tom Carey farm,
north of town, for about twelve yearJ
going to Prairie Grove in 1915.
Mrs. Pratt is the only surviving
member of the family. She accom-
panied Mr. and Mrs. Robinson home
Wednesday and will probably spend
the winter here.
Mi. Pratt was a very fine man, as
all who knew him during the twelve
years he lived here will attest.
Mi. Robinson says they had a verv
slow and hazardous journey both go-
ing and coming and feel grateful that
they got through safely.
Mrs. McCarley Repairing
Toys to Supply Children
The Home-maker’s class of the
Methodist Sunday school has been
gathering up broken toys for the use
of Santa Claus. Mrs. T. P. McCar-
ley is repairing these toys, which, in
many instances, will serve as well as
new ones. Nothing is charged for
the service, Mrs. McCarley having
generously volunteered to mend the
If you have one or more toys that
are repairable, bring them to McCar-
ley’s shoe shop in the next few days
and they will be repaired and used to
biighten Christmas for children who
would not otherwise be visited by
Brief News Items From
All Over Lone Star State
The final $1.50 of s'
ey has been sent out to various
public schools of the state by the
State Superintenedent of Public In-
struction. This makes total of $17.50
for the year.
Dear Santa—I am a little boy 3
years old. I have tried to be a good
little boy and I want you to bring
me a little wagon, fruits, nuts and
candy and anything else you wTant to.
Please don’t forget my little baby
brother, Everett Franklin, for this is
his first Christmas.—Your little
friend, Bobbie Jewell Wright.
Berlyn Brixner, former student of
the University of Texas, was recover-
ing in an El Paso hospital Monday
from injuries sustained Sunday when
a rope by which he was being low-
ered into the crater of an extinct vol-
cano 57 miles west of El Paso, broke.
He was rescued and found to have
sustained a broken ankle, scalp cuts
and probable internal injuries from
his 150-foot fal’
Dear Santa Claus—I am a little
boy 7 years old. I have been a pretty
good boy. I want you to bring me a
sweater some shoes and a little truck.
Also lots of fruit and candies and
fire-crackers.—Your little friend,
Charles Ray Hudgins.
Dear Santa—I am a little girl five
years old. I moved to Celina from
Stamford, Texas about three weeks
ago, and I want you to visit me here
this Christmas. Please bring me a
pair of boots, little table and chairs,
tub and rub-board. I listen to you
over the radio every evening. Don’t
forget the other little boys and girls,
and please be good to Dr. and Mrs.
Sledge, Charles and Danny, of Stam-
ford.—Your little friend, Charlie
The bodies of Henry Paehar Jr., 34,
and Miss Lily Gholson, 29, were
found Wednesday in the underbrush
in Pachai’s automobile twelve miles
from Orange. Bullett holes in the
bodies were responsible for their
deaths. The two had been sweethearts
and dissapeared Friday when Paehar
took Miss Gholson riding. Paehar suf-
fered a nervous breakdown last sum-
mer and it is believed a recurrence
was responsible for the act.
Gov. Sterling said Tuesday that
troops would remain in the East Tex-
as oil fields a few days longer, in or-
der to give him time to get views of
the members of the Railroad Com-
Dear Santa—I am a little boy five
months old. Mother says I have been
very good, so I will ask you not to
forget me. I am too small to play
with toys, and I can’t eat much, so
please bring me a little rattler, ball
and a little rubber doll. Don’t for-
get mother and daddy.—Your little
boy, Willis Roy Emory.
Mr.. David Tucker, Miss Leola Ham-
ilton, Mr. Henry Wright, and Miss
Dottie Mae Smith visited Miss Beu-
lah Dee Webster of Celina Sunday
A skeleton discovered twelve miles
from Mathis is believed to be that of
Ranger Hout Smith, who disappear-
ed more than a year ago.
Jack E. Davis, who escaped from
the Sugarland prison farm in 1928,
surrendered Tuesday to Police Chief
Henry Lee of Fort Worth, saying, “I.
would rather be in Huntsville than
bumming around hungry among
Mildred (Babe) Didrickson, famous
Dallas girl athlete, had been suspend-
ed from the Amateur Athletic Union
on the ground that she sanctioned
the use of her name and picture in
an automobile advertisement. The
suspension may be lifted under cer-
The condition of Spencer Nelson is
not so well and he has had to go back
to BajPlor Hospital, the Record un-
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Andrews, C. C. The Celina Record (Celina, Tex.), Vol. 30, No. 24, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 15, 1932, newspaper, December 15, 1932; Celina, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth772828/m1/1/: accessed March 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Celina Area Historical Association.