The Celina Record (Celina, Tex.), Vol. 52, No. 17, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 3, 1953 Page: 1 of 4
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VOLUME 51, NUMBER 17
Nine Men Inducted By
McKinney Draft Board
Two young men from Arina and
one from Weston were included
in the month’s nine-man quota of
draftees inducted into the Armed
Forces by the McKinney local
board No. 22. The men are:
Jack Coleman Kay, McKinney.
Bobby Joe Haney, McKinney.
Billy Joe Stimpson, Plano.
Billy Claude Lowe, McKinney.
James Earl Richardson, Ladonia.
David Paul Nix, Farmersville.
Wayne Craig Hall, Anna.
William Edward Cowan, Weston.
Young Cowan is a son of Mr.
and Mrs. Troy Cowan of Weston.
Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Nevins
are in New Orleans. They left
Mrs. Sallie Nevins is at home
after surgery in the city-county
hospital in McKinney.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Greenwood
spent from Wednesday to Sunday
in Las Cruces, N. M., with their
children, Mr. and Mrs. Glen
Mrs. Joe Gentle, Mrs. Maynard
Atkins, Mrs. Oscar Greenwood, and
Miss Alice Cantrell were in Dal
Cebe Cantrell of Corpus Christi
visited relatives in Prosper during
the Thanksgiving holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Wilson, Pros-
per, Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Jackson
and Melinda of Dallas, and Miss
Alice Cantrell were dinher guests
of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Shipley on
Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Jackson and
Melinda, Mrs. W. J. Shipley, and
Miss Alice Cantrell visited Mrs.
Verna Cantrell and .children in
Frisco Thanksgiving night.
Mrs. Beanland and Mr. and Mrs.
Millard Rice and children spent
from Wednesday to Sunday in
Emporia, Kansas, with her daugh-
ter, Mrs. John King, and Mr.
King, and Ann and Rebecca.
Mrs. D. E. Johnston, Marjory
and David of Dallas, visited her
sister, Mrs. R. H. Nesbitt and fam-
R. H. Nesbitt and Robert Willis
returned Sunday to Fredrieksburg
for their second deer hunt.
Mr. and Mrs. Chelsey Maxey,
Norma Dean and David of Grand
Prairie visited their mother and
By First Baptist Church
Members of the First Baptist
Church of Celina have purchased
a new Baldwin electronic two-
manual organ, and installation was
completed in the church Saturday.
The instrument was placed in use
The Rev. Vernie S. Pipes, pas-
tor of the church, states that a
service dedicating the new instru-
ment will be held soon.
This move by the First Baptist
Church makes a total of four
churches in Celina having organs
in their places of worship. In
October, 1950, Mrs. J. S. Collins,
member of the First Methodist
Church, presented her church with
a Baldwin organ in memory of her
late husband, Dr. J. S. Collins. In
1951 members of the First Presby-
terian Church purchased and in-
stalled in their church a Connso-
nata organ, and in August, this
year, the First Christian Church
followed with the purchase of a
As Top SCD Supervisor
By Mary M. Button
I Launch Waterways Plan
A meeting to launch the water-
ways program of the Collin Coun-
ty Soil Conservation District will
be held in the Celina school build-
ing next Tuesday night. The meet-
ing will be a joint one of farmers
in the Celina and Alla communi-
Arranging for the meeting are
committees composed of C. B.
Johnson, Bruce Moreland and G.
V. Bray for Celina, and Claud
Loftice, Claud Melton and Jack
Kennedy for Alla.
Supervisors of the district and
work unit conservationists of the
SCS will be on hand to explain the
details of the program.
Carter Wins Sales Contest;
Awarded All-Expense Trip
Corp. Royce L. Samples. Jr., and
family of Fort Devens, Mass., are
expected to arrive this week for a
visit with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Royce Samples.
Mr. and Mrs. James Fowler of
Garland visited Mr. and Mrs. John
Dickerson Thanksgiving Day.
Recent visitors of Mr. and Mrs.
J. O. Gunter were Miss Wanda
Hansard, Hershel Gunter, Mr. and
Mrs. Bob Butcher, Dallas, Mrs.
Meady Hutcherson and J. W. and
daughter, Glenda, and Mr. and
Mrs. Roy Gunter of Van Alstyne.
Mr. and Mrs. Leland Watson of
McKinney have announced the
birth of a daughter Tuesday at the
city-county hospital in McKinney.
Mrs. Lee Foster has returned
home after a visit in the home of
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Morgan and
son in Honey Grove.
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Baker of Sa-
voy and John L. Culwell of McKin-
ney were Sunday visitors in the
home of Mrs. Rena Button.
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Young in
company with Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Huff of Dallas attended the SMU-
TCU football game in Fort Worth
Mrs. J. E. Gattis, Jr., was hon-
ored with a pink and blue shower
here Monday night at the town
Valdasta farmer, is being recom-
mended for the Texas Bank and
Trust Co.’s (Dallas) award pre-
sented the outstanding soil conser-
vation district supervisor in Tex-
Cantrell’s name has been sub-
mitted in the contest by Collin
County bankers, who point out
that Cantrell started his soil con-
servation farming career with 90
acres of rented land and one mule
He now operates one of the
largest Grade A dairies in North
Texas on his 1,200 acres of land.
His dairy herd consists of high-
type Holstein cows.
Soil conservation practices ap-
plied to his land include improved
pasture and the building of culti-
vated land by using legumes such
as hubam, madrid and button clov-
ers. He has seeded many acres to
permanent pasture with Kentucky
fescue grass and has built six
stock ponds on his farm.
He has been a member of the
board of supervisors of the Collin
County Soil Conservation District
since it was organized in 1946. He
was active during the move to
bring the East Fork of the Trinity
River under conservation control.
For his work with the district
and because he was selected to
enter the state awards program of
the Dallas bank, Cantrell has been
given an all-expense paid trip for
himself and his wife to the conven-
Hunters Get Deer
T. M. Hughes, Celina, and Ben
Hughes, Prosper, returned Sunday
night from a South Texas deer
hunt. Each brought back a deer.
By Mrs. Hershel Flanery j
Alla Home Demonstration Club
will meet next Tuesday, Dec. S,
with Mrs. Harry Lindsley. Mrs.
Lurline Daspit will be present to
give a demonstration. A covered
dish luncheon will be served at
noon, and the Christmas party
and gift exchange will be held in
Mrs. H. A. Kinney has retrned
home after an extended visit with
her son-in-law and daughter, Mr.
and Mrs. Bill Kemp, and family of
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Tillerson
and sons of Christoval spent the
Thanksgiving holidays with the
former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. R. Tillerson.
Mr. and Mrs. Volney Hickman
and Joe spent Thanksgiving with
the former’s mother, Mrs. Cora
Hickman, and Grady.
Fred J. (Sally) Carter, of Celi-
na, is one of more than 300 who
will be guests of the Allis-Chal-
mers Manufacturing Co. on an all-
expense tour starting December 7
in Springfield, 111., where one of
the company’s plants is located.
Johnson-Carter Implement com-
pany, of which Carter is a partner
and manager, was a winner among
Allis-Chalmers dealers throughout
the U. S. and Canada in a com-
pany sales contest. In Carter’s dis-
trict dealers in only Dallas, Gaines-
ville and Shreveport were winners
in addition to Carter.
Carter will leave Celina Decem-
ber 5 and will meet with the other
dealers in Springfield on Decem-
ber 6, and will tour the company’s
Springfield works. A special train
will take him and the others to
La Porte, Ind.; La Cross, Wiscon-
sin, and Milwaukee, where the
company’s home office and main
plant is located.
Many interesting side trips and
entertainment features have been
arranged for the dealers.
Son of Celina Couple Is
Robbed, Beaten in Austin
COTTAGE HILL NEWS
By Mrs. Claude DuVall
December 6 the Rev. Ralph Van
Landingham will preach at 10:00
a. m. Sunday school will be at
11:00 a. m.
Mrs. Frank Pafford is on the
sick list with a severe cold.
Norman Pafford, Fort Benning,
Ga., spent Thanksgiving with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Paf-
ford. Sunday guests in the Pafford
home included Mr. and Mrs. Wes-
ley Pafford of Grand Prairie.
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Phillips
spent the week-end in Grand
Prairie visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ray-
Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Tucker and
daughters, Mary and Sue, were
| Thanksgiving holiday guests
W. J. C. Smith Jr., ex-Celinaite
and freshman student in the State
University, Austin, was robbed
last Thursday of his car and mon-
ey, viciously beaten into insensi-
bility and thrown into a roadside
The two young men who com-
mitted the crime have not been ap-
prehended, though the car was
found Friday, abandoned i
Smith had stopped about 9:00
o’clock Thursday evening at a traf-
fic light in Austin when the men
opened the car doors and entered
the car. They forced him to drive
out of town where they beat him
almost to death.
Smith recovered consciousness
some time later and, partially par-
alyzed from the effects of his or-
deal, crawled nearly a mile before
he could find anyone to help him.
Though Smith was severely
beaten, no bones were broken, and
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. C.
Smith, Celina, say he is apparent-
ly recovering. He is back at classes
and at work this week.
Smith and his wife, the former.
Miss Wilma Frair of Celina, and
their children live in Austin.
Brother of Celina Woman
Near Death After Accident
As the end of a year again ap- B. E. Pritchett of Whitewright
proaches, The Record’s friends are! remains in critical condition in a
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| O ----ft guuoto of
Mr. and Mrs. V. E. Wester and Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Tucker. Sunday
afternoon Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Tuck
Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Balch and Bob-
by Wayne of Celina, spent the day er drove past Rice toward Corsi-
recently with Mrs. Wester’s niece,
Mrs. Dewitt Luscombe, and Mr.
Luscombe and family in Melissa.
They also visited Mr. and Mrs
Carl Wilson and baby of Dallas.
Mr. and Mrs. Hershel Flanery
and Leslie Ray visited Mrs. Flan-
grandmother, Mrs. J. E. Maxey, i ?Tl’1Z®S to Mrs' J' C' Cook> Mrs- J-
Thursday and Friday. Mr. and Mrs. ^\PoPe> an<^ Mrs. D. Speck, Jr.
Roy Huston and Mr. and Mrs.
Herman Maxson of McKinney also
visited Mrs. Maxey during the
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Huston ate
turkey dinner with Mr. and Mrs.
Opal McMahan in McKinney
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Bryant
have moved into their newly re-
modeled home, the former home of
the late Rev. and Mrs. Cudd Wray.
Mrs. Mary Settle visited her son
and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Ted
Yarborough, and Rodney in Celina
Mrs. Lee Mitchell spent from
Thursday to Sunday with her
daughters, Mrs. Michael Kamen-
sky and Mrs. Tom Alexander, and
their husbands in Dallas.
The Rev. and Mrs. Cooper Mar-
shall and children spent-from Wed-
nesday to Sunday in Little Rock,
Arkansas, with Mrs. Marshall’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kirkpatrick.
The fifth Monday council of
Prosper Churches met in the Pres-
byterian church Monday at 2 p. m.
Billy Hays and Miss Ann Tay-
lor went to Abilene Saturday to
see a football game.
Mr. and Mrs. Buster Wilson.
Mrs. Nola Wilson, Mr. and Mrs,
F. M. Martin and Jack Martin visi-
ted Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Parks in
Mrs. Nola Wilson and Mr. and
Mrs. Buster Wilson had as guests
Thanksgiving Day Mr. and Mrs
Bill Wilson and children, Dallas,
Mrs. M. J. Hays, Prosper, Mrs. Joe
Gamier, Dallas, Mr. and Mrs.
Charlie Robison, Prosper, Mr. and
Mrs. F. M. Martin and Jack Mar-
tin, Celina, and Mr. and Mrs. John
Greenwood of Frisco.
Mr. and Mrs. Laurin Cole of
Rhea Mills had as visitors in their
home on Thursday, Mrs. Kate
Bryant, Mrs. L. V. Cole, Mr. and
Mrs. V. D. Settle of Prosper, Mrs.
Rev Cole and Jo Lene Cole, Frisco,
and Mrs. Dwyer of Dallas.
Mrs. W. J. Shipley and Miss
Alice Cantrell visited their cousin,
C. H. Ragsdale, and Mrs. Ragsdale
in Rhea Mills Sunday.
Mrs. Kate Bryant visited her
daughter, Mrs. Laurin Cole, and
Mr. Cole near Rhea Mills Sunday.
The Rev. DuPriest, Fort Worth,
conducted services in the Baptist
church Sunday. The Rev. and Mrs.
B. B. Burnett of Gunter, were
visitors at the church Sunday
Mr. Griffin of Fort Worth is
visiting his daughter, Mrs. V. C.
Spradley, and Mr. Spradley, Shir-
ley and Jimmie.
Mrs. Marvin Green, Janie* Aim,
of Saginaw, and Mrs. Bill Gillen
hall. Mrs. Tom Burch was in ■ Uon of the National Association
; charge of diversion and awarded «f~SoiL Conservation- Districts to
be held in New Orleans, La., in the
spring of 1954.
The winner of the bank-sponsor-
ed contest and his wife will re-
ceive an all-expense paid trip to
any place in the United States or
Refreshments were served to 68
guests including Mr. and Mrs. Tru-
ett Gattis and baby, Miss Pat Gat-
jtis, and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Gal-
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loway and daughters of Dallas
Mrs. Ross Chandler, Mrs. S. L.
Betty, Mrs. W. A. Cassaday and
B. P. Stiles were Thursday guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Burch Stiles of
Melissa for turkey dinner.
Mrs. R. C. Cook has returned
home after a visit with Mr. and
Mrs. Dennis Cook, Sr., and family
in Fort Worth.
C. D. Terry of Detroit, Mich.,
and his son, Charles Terry of Dal-
las, recently visited Mrs. G. E.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Perry
are the parents of a daughter bom
Tuesday night in the city-county
hospital in McKinney.
Mrs. Wayne Rutledge and family
of Hico, Fred Mitchell and Arlie
Whitehead of Fort Hood spent the
week-end here with Mr. and Mrs.
T. C. Mitchell.
Miss Almeida Robbins of Mc-
Kinney spent the week-end here
with Miss Doris Lou Whitaker.
Miss Susie Rogers of Chambers-
ville visited Miss Marita Estes
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Choate visi-
ted in the home of Mrs. B. F.
Choate Sunday afternoon.
cana, to the community where Mr.
Tucker lived until he was 15 years
old. He contacted several men he
played with as a boy.
Albert Hunsinger and Miss Fan-
nie Pearl George were Saturday
evening guests in the home of Mr.
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erys mother, Mrs. J. W. Morriss, jand Mrs. E. G. Roberts,
and Miss Ida Morriss of Van Al- Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Roberts were
St^"e. °n ®™day- Thanksgiving guests of Mr. and
Volney Hickman and son Jo?,ijJrs.
Xisi&d Albert. aCjjil
home near Anna Sunday ai^er-
TWIN BROTHER AND SISTER
HONORED ON BIRTHDAY
Miss Barbara Gail Boren and
Kenneth Dale Boren, twin daugh-
ter and son of Mr. and Mrs. Elvin
Boren, were honored on their 16th
birthday with a party Saturday
evening at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Oliver Stevens.
Hostesses were Misses Mary El-
liott and Sandra Stevens, assisted
by Mr. and Mrs. Boren. Refresh-
ments were served to Jack Hern-
don, Nolan Dorsey, Helen Perry,
Jimmie Hollandsworth, Jo Ann
Moseley, Cotton Gunter, Billy Edd
Cowan, Billy Jo Harlow, Ray
Pinion, Jesse Glenn Harlow, Mary
Evelyn Stephens, Bud Phillips,
Margaret Bilderback, Jack May,
Francil Akins, Hank Shelton,
Johnny Shedd, Shirley Boren,
Leon Boren, Billie Stevens, the
hostesses and the honorees. Many
nice gifts were received.
Regular Monthly Session
Of PTA At School Tuesday
The Celina Parent-Teacher As-
sociation will meet Tuesday eve-
ning, December 8, at 7:00 o’clock
in the school building for its
monthly program. Mrs. B. L. Big-
gerstaff will be leader of the pro-
gram on “Better Human Relation-
ships.” Mrs. Vernie S. Pipes will
give the inspirational thought. The
third, fourth, and fifth grades will
present a Christmas program, and
Mrs. Frank Pafford will preside at
a business meeting. Mrs. W. H.
Miller, Mrs. Harold Farmer, Mrs.
Claude DuVall and Mrs. J. W. Cal-
lahan are in charge of arrange-
ments for the social hour. All par-
ents and friends of the school are
Miss Naomia Tillerson of Dal-
las spent last week-end with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Til-
Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Betty of
Weston and Mr. and Mrs. Harry
Lindsley and sons visited Mr. and
Mrs. Hershel Flanery and Leslie
Ray Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. John Ferguson of
Fort Worth and Mr. and Mrs.
Palmer Lindsley of Dallas spent
the Thanksgiving holidays with
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lindsley and
W. J. Gearhart and Mrs. Lee
Terry of Celina were in Sherman
Saturday and Sunday at the bed-
side of their sister, Mrs. C. D.
Terry, who is ill.
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. K. S.
Howard on Thanksgiving Day
were Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Howard
of Fort Worth, Mr. and Mrs. Mon-
roe Howard and two children, Mrs.
R. E. Beasley of McKinney, Mr.
and Mrs. J. F. Waddle and small
son of Dallas, and Mr. and Mrs.
Leon Howard of Celina.
Anna Joyce Chandler of Arling-
ton and Jerry Robinson of Bryan
spent the week-end with Mr. and
Mrs. K. S. Howard.
Mrs. Frank Stelzer spent Thurs-
day with her son and his wife, Mr.
and Mrs. Ben Frank Stelzer, of
Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Vaughan
of McKinney and Mr. and Mrs.
Virgil Vaughan of Celina spent
Sunday evening with Frank
Vaughan and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Tatum of
Lubbock spent Thursday night of
newspaper and we are again print-
ing their names in our Honor Roll,
thanking them ever so much.
All but a very few of The Rec-
ord’s subscriptions expire on Dec.
31- If you have not renewed your
subscription, do it right away and
let us put your name on our Hon-
or Roll of subscribers. The sub-
scription price is $2.00 a year in
Collin, Grayson or Denton counties
and $2.50 elsewhere.
Among those who have recently
paid subscriptions for 1954 are:
Mrs. T. H. Watts, Houston.
0. T. Dooley, McKinney.
Glen Rutherford, La Marque.
Malcolm Stone, Gladewater.
Lon R. Flake, Dallas.
Stacy Adams, Celina.
Mack O’Dell, Celina.
Eddie Francis, Rocksprings.
Pvt. Chas. Lee Nelson, care post-
master, San Francisco.
J. T. Jones, Celina.
Walter Nichol, Celina.
Mrs. Hugh M. Stone, Celina.
Mrs. T. J. McAdams, Celina.
Mrs. J. T. Grubbs, Celina.
Lon Wester, Celina.
Mrs. J. O. Whiteside, Dallas.
Mrs. Ocie Vest, Celina.
Mrs. Will Webster, Celina.
W. B. Flanery, Dallas
W. S. Marks, Celina.
K. L. Malone, Celina.
Nellie Small, Celina.
Ralph Stelzer, Celina.
Master Sgt. Harold Stelzer, Ca-
Sam E. Bateman, Celina.
Mrs. J. G. Mann, Celina.
Tona Ball, Celina.
D. A. McCoy, Celina.
Mrs. J. C. Ousley, Celina.
Annie Maier, Celina.
Dr. Vance Stallcup, Celina.
Henry Noss, Celina.
Sid Foust, Celina.
Mrs. J. S. Collins, Celina.
Roy Strickland, Celina.
S. Lee Robinson, Celina.
J. C. Frair, Rt. 4, McKinney.
Mrs. D. E. Skidmore, Celina.
Tuesday of last week.
The injured man is a brother of
Mrs. Robt. A. Jones of Celina, who
has been with him since he was
Billy Ed Cowan Honoree
At Going-Away Party
Billy Edd Cowan, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Troy Cowan of Weston was
honoree at a surprise going away
party on the eve of his induction
into the Armed Forces at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Merritt
Wednesday evening, with Buddy
Hayes, Jane Merritt, Daisy Cave
and Bob Parish as hosts and host-
esses. Billy Edd is a graduate of
Anna High School. 'He has been
associated with his father in busi-
ness in Weston.
Buddy Hayes presented a com-
pletely fitted personal kit to the
honoree from the group. Refresh-
ments carrying out the Thanks-
giving motif were served from the
dining table to Olen Harris, Jr.,
Guy Jackson, Jr., Imogene Rigsby,
Arlis Jean Harlow, Nelda Jean
Hayes, Sara Kerr, Rae Morin, Don
Pipes, Nelda Johnson, Kenneth
Howard, Jean Blackburn, Gail
Boren, Kenneth Boren, Shirley
Smith, Jimmy Pafford, Bud Estep,
Barbara Owens, Weldon Terrell,
Sue McDonald, Roylene Klingle-
smith, Billy Jo Harlow, Jesse Glen
Harlow, Jack Wayne Bilderback,
Sammie Bothwell, and the honoree
o^rp--Robert Wilson and Lois Ann last week with Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Hundley and
Thanksgiving Day guests in the
home of Mrs. Charles Ownsby and
Mrs. F. C. Cline were Mr. and
Mrs. Billy Joe Still and children
of Nacogdoches, Mr. and Mrs. R.
A. Blaine and son Alex of Gaines-
ville, Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Blaine,
Mrs. Faye Scott, Miss Martha
Scott, M. H. Blaine and R. B.
Blaine of Dallas; Mr. and Mrs. E.
A. Sigler and sops, E. A. Sigler
Jr., and Jirnmie Blaine Sigler of
Plano; Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Blair,
Denton; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin
Bunch, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall
Blaine and sons, Bob and Bill, of
their parents and grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Smith, Sunday.
Mrs. Green and Mrs. Gillen also
visited their aunt, Mrs. Mary Set-
Mrs. Ray Stanton, Don and Dan
visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Lovett in Fort Worth last week-
Mrs. Henry Sterling has been ill
the past two weeks with
She had as visitors Sunday Mrs.
. vr . T Charles Shipley, Mrs. J. E. Maxey
and Vicki of Lawn, Texas, visited | and Miss Ethel Bratcher.
The Rev. Kenneth M. Thomas,
pastor of the First Methodist
Church, visited Monday with J. P.
Fleming, district superintendent of
the Sherman district, who has been
ill in a Sherman hospital for the
past three weeks. His condition
had improved and he was moved
to his home that day. Mr. Thomas
also visited Mrs. C. B. Smith, who
has been a patient there for two
Thanksgiving Day guests of Mr.
and Mrs. G. V. Bray were their
children and their families, Mr.
and Mrs. Jim Bray and Jimmie,
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Broyles and Jim
Carl of Dallas, Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Jennings of Denison, and the Rev.
and Mrs. J. W. Sprinkle, Steven
and Sherelyn of Fort Worth, and
Mr. and Mrs. Paul O’Brien and
children Judy and Ricky of Celina.
Eastern Star Entertains
Deputy Grand Matron
The Celina Chapter No. 857,
Order of the Eastern Star, held its
regular meeting Tuesday evening
in the Masonic hall. Mrs. C. F.
Choate, Worthy Matron, presided,
assisted by Joe Roberts. Worthy
Patron. The chapter entertained
Mrs. Lucille Slayden, Deputy
Grand Matron, of Plano, in her of-
The hall was beautifully deccb
rated with crysanthemums and ar-
rangements of autumn leaves.
Other out of town guests were
Mrs. Kay Morgan and Miss Lucille
Wyatt of Plano, and Mr. and Mrs.
Morris Loi;d of Lewisville.
A solo, The Holy City, was sung
by Mrs. Slayden, accompanied by
Mrs. Wyatt at the piano.
The refreshment table was laid
with a lace cloth with a center ar-
rangement of crysanthemums and
autumn leaves and berries. Mrs.
Hubbard O’Dell poured coffee
from an antique silver service and
Mrs. Solon Dennis served cake.
Thanksgiving dinner guests of
Mrs. Sam Patrick and her son,
Carl Patrick, were Mr. and Mrs.
Fulton Patrick of Dallas and Mr.
and Mrs. W. O. Rolater of Celina.
Miss Margaret Short of Long-
view visited Mrs. J. C. Flanery,
Robert Short, and Tom Short, and
their families here over the holi-
Vernon Ray were Thanksgiving
dinner guests in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Clarence Hundley. Merlin
Hundley, home on furlough, was
also a guest.
Sunday luncheon guests in the
Claude DuVall home were Mr. and
Mrs. Lin Greer of Dallas. Guests
in the afternoon included Mr. and
Mrs. Shelby DuVall of Grand
Mr. and Mrs. Claude DuVall and
Mike Ramos visited in McKinney
in the home of Luther Francis
Thursday. They visited Mr. and
Mrs. L. P. DuVall and Mr. and
Mrs. R. D. DuVall and their fam-
ilies in Lewisville Friday. On Sat-
urday the Du Vails and Mike and
Mrs. Luther Francis visited Lois
Marks in Calera, Okla.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Young and
family, now living in the Bloom-
dale community, plan to move to
this community and live in the
Don Woods house.
Don Woods of Garland was a
Friday luncheon guest of Mr. and
Mrs. L. T. Pell. Afternoon guests
included Mrs. Don Woods, Glen
Woods and Bud Phillips.
Miss Paula Phillips was a week-
end guest of Mr. and Mrs. O. L.
Malone in Celina.
Mrs. Tom Winn, who has been
ill in a hospital, is recovering at
the home of her son and his wife,
Mr. and Mrs. Verba Miller and
Mr. and Mrs. Billy Ross Pell had
as their guests on Thanksgiving
Day Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Pell and
Mr. and Mrs.. Bobby Pell and Bob-
Mr. and Mrs. Rex Manning have
put a new roof on their house.
Little Kathy Ruth Carey, two
years old on November 24, was
given a birthday party at her
home by her mother, Mrs. Clint
Carey, Jr., last Thursday after-
noon. Toy telephones and toy guns
filled with candy and balloons were
given as favors.
Cake and ice cream were served.
Guests were Jimmie Rucker, Cecil
Andrew Thomason, Kent and Greta
Elliott, Jim and Janice Conatser.
Mrs. C. W. O’Brien and others Fri
'Mrs. Roy Hollinsworth and little
daughter and Mrs. Alta Coyle of
Dallas spent Sunday with their
father, Frank Vaughan, and fam
Mr. and Mrs. Clell Perkins of
Cottage Hill community visited
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. O’Brien Sun-
Mr. and Mrs. Van Plumlee and
daughter, Miss Barbara Gale, Mr.
and Mrs. Floyd Copeland, and
Misses Ermyne Irene and Velma
June O’Brien, all of Dallas, visited
Mr. and Mrs. Frank O’Brien Sun-
Misses Ollie and Nettie Doyle
were in Dallas last Tuesday and
Wednesday where Miss Ollie was
receiving treatment for her eyes.
Mrs. O. J. Moss of Bryan is
spending a few days with Mr. and
Mrs. C. W. O’Brien.
George Jenkins of Celina visited
C. W. O’Brien Sunday afternoon.
By Mrs. W. T. Kelley
Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Akin of San
Angelo, Texas, have announced the
birth of a daughter on November
19. Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Wallis of
Celina are maternal grandparents
of the new arrival.
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. H.
Phelps Thanksgiving were Mr. and
Mrs. Perry Gearhart of Dumas,
Mrs. Charles Manier of Dallas,
and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Landry
and son of St. Joseph, Mo. Mr.
and Mrs. Phelps went home with
their son-in-law and daughter, Mr.
and Mrs. Landry for an extended
Savings Accounts Invited. In-
sured Up to $10,000 for each De-
positor. The First State Bank,
Member Federal Deposit Insurance
Mr. and Mrs. Frank White of
Corsicana, Mr. and Mrs. B. M.
Hudgins of Irving and Miss Chris-
tine Floyd and Charles Hudgins of
Dallas were holiday visitors in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Helms and
daughter, Miss Iva Ann Helms,
and son, Cameron Kistler Helms,
were in College Station for the
University of Texas and A&M
football game Thanksgiving Day,
and visited Bob Bell, who is a
student at A&M. Friday the group
drove to Austin to view the sights
returning home early Saturday
morning. Bob Bell came home with
them to visit his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Clayton Bell.
Savings Accounts Invited. In-
sured Up to $10,000 for each De-
positor. The First State Bank,
Member Federal Deposit Insurance
Dec. 8.—Mrs. Lee Saling, Mrs.
Lee Smith, J. B. Stelzer, Oscar
Cozart, Hazel Elliott, Imogene
Dec. 9.—Lewis Robinson, Mrs.
Van Plumlee, Shirley Jean John-
son, James Linden Galyon, Stephen
Lewis Robinson, Dick Edmonds.
Dec. 10.—Pearl Spann, Mrs.
Sam Davis, Edward Duane Stan-
ton, Mrs. Joe Snodgrass.
Dec. 11.—Ross McCoy, Nancy
Kerr, Bobby Cashon, Mrs. Johnnie
Shelton, Henry Peterman.
Dec. 12.—Mrs. Calvin Pinion,
Mrs. Loran Miller, Mrs. Curtis
Dec. 13.—Mrs. Menzo Rickerson,
Raymond Genf O’Brien, Carol Cor-
nelius, Morris Baker, Peggy Wad-
dle, Mrs. Paul Bateman.
Dec. 14.—F. B. Bilderback, A. S.
Klinglesmith, Francis Grumbles,
Thanksgiving guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Bateman and family
were Mrs. Bateman’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. E. T. Litchford of Wes-
ton, her brother and his wife, Mr.
and Mrs. R. D. Litchford, and
children of McKinney, a niece,
Mrs. Buck Loftice, and Mr. Lof-
tice of Grand Prairie, and Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Clark of Melissa.
Guests of Mrs. Alma Gresham
this week are her brothers, Jim
King of Dallas, and John King of
Foote. Mrs. Gresham spent
Thanksgiving Day with Mr. and
Mrs. James W. Church and daugh-
ter Mary of Dallas.
Doyce Etheridge spent Monday
night with his mother, Mrs. Ber-
nita Etheridge, of McKinney.
The Rev. James Harper preached
Sunday in the Go,od Hope Baptist
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Hamilton and
family of Garland and Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Maxson and daughter of
Prosper visited their parents, Mr.
and Mrs. F. R. Hamilton, Sr., and
Ann Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Kelley of
Grand Prairie visited their parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Kelley, and
family Saturday night and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Clint Etheridge of
Dallas and son, Kenneth, who is
stationed at Mineral Wells, had
Thanksgiving dinner with Mr. and
Mrs. G. A. Etheridge.
A daughter, Deborah Kay, was
bom Wednesday to Mr. and Mrs.
F. R. Hamilton, Jr., of Dallas. The
grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. F.
R. Hamilton Sr., of this commu-
nity and Mr. and Mrs. Guy Watson
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Julian and
family spent the holidays with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Stan-
ley of Grand Prairie.
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Smith and
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Shaw and fam-
ily were Thanksgiving guests of
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Kelley and
Mr. and Mrs. Otis Bratcher and
family had Thanksgiving dinner
with Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Rogers.
It was also Carol Jean’s birthday.
In the afternoon they were all
guests of Mrs. P. O. Bratcher.
Mrs. Wallace Etheridge spent
Monday with Mr. and Mrs. G. A.
Mrs. W. T. Kelley and son,
Choyce, were in Sherman Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Davidson
and Cheryl and Carol Baker of
Dallas and Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Brockett of McKinney were guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Emory Knapp and
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Milligan and
Mr. and Mrs. Rhea Short and San-
dra were Thanksgiving guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Thompson
and family of Dallas. Other chil-
dren of Mr. and Mrs. Milligan and
their families, Mr. and Mrs. John
Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Travis Ham-
mer, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Milligan,
and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Milligan
also enjoyed the occasion. Tom
Milligan, who is on the staff of the
Fort Worth Star Telegram, left
Friday on a special train with the
4-H boys and girls for a trip to
Chicago. Mrs. Tom Milligan spent
the week-end in Celina. Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Milligan and
Mrs. Tom Milligan were dinner
guests of a nephew and niece, Mr.
and Mrs. Ernest Milligan of Sher-
j man. The party drove to Du'rant,~
Okla., in the afternoon and visited
with Mr. Milligan’s brother,
George Milligan, and his sister,
Mrs. C. C. Frost, and friends, and
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Lewis who form-
erly lived in Celina.
Holiday guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Tom Glendenning were Mrs. Mar-
ion Moseley and son Tommy of
Seagraves. Thanksgiving dinner
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Glenden-
ning were her house guests and
Mrs. Ed Malloy and Miss Barbara
Malloy of Dallas, and Mr. and Mrs.
Don Glendenning of Celina. Mrs.
Tom Glendenning, Mrs. Moseley
and Tommy visited Mr. and Mrs.
Will Moseley of Lake Dallas Sat-
Jim King of Dallas, former Ce-
lina barber, was visiting in Celina
Monday and Tuesday.
Mrs. E. E. Stone visited her son-
in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
Thurman Wiggins, and children
in Port Arthur last week. Another
daughter of Mrs. Stone, Mrs.
Robert Wolfe and her children,
Ann, age eight, and Bud, age four,
left Dallas last Saturday for Seat-
tle from where they will sail for
Nagoya, Japan. They will join the
husband and father, Captain
Robert B. Wolfe, who is resident
officer in Nagoya.
Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Collins and
sons, Gary, Ronnie, and Don visi-
ted Mrs. Collins’ parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. S. Klinglesmith, Sunday.
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Pearl Crow Young vs. Martee
Doris Franklin vs. Wilson H.
Gibson Oil Corporation, a corp-
oration, vs. W. L. Hill, damages.
Frances Taylor vs. Billy Joe
Cases Disposed of
Hattie Mae Cline vs. W. V. Cline,
Tunnell Finance Company vs.
R. E. Barbe and Sue B. Barbe, dis-
Texas Employers’ Insurance vs.
Earnest C. Mullican, judgment for
Millard Eugene Campbell and
Hattie Frances Edwards.
Leodora Armingo and Joan V.
Bobby Eugene Littrell and
Charlsie Carol Price.
Wylie Clade Allen, Jr., and
Willia Reta Ford.
Moran Sims, Jr., and Evelyn
Richard Almon Ellis and Lula
Kathryn Gentle has made appli-
cation to be appointed guardian
for Joe Gentle and others, minors.
Grover G. Bowen has made ap-
plication for guardianship of Low-
ell S. Starnes.
Claude Howell has made appli-
cation for guardianship of Miledge
Cases Disposed of
Edward Sampson charged with
aggravated assault, fined $25.00
and costs, totaling $49.75.
Lee Parker charged with aggra-
vated assault, fined $25.00 and
costs, totaling $49.75.
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O'Brien, B. E. The Celina Record (Celina, Tex.), Vol. 52, No. 17, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 3, 1953, newspaper, December 3, 1953; Celina, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth773137/m1/1/: accessed May 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Celina Area Historical Association.