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VOLUME 51, NUMBER 43
CELINA, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 1953
ON the Record
By BENNIE O’BRIEN
The Record’s story a week or
two ago which told of Mrs. J. G.
Rothfus’ gift to the Record editor
of a “dozen eggs in a half-dozen
shells” brought to light two more
examples of the enterprise and
originality of Celina hens.
Mrs. Pat Lloyd telephoned to
say that in her flock was a white
Leghorn hen who outdid the Roth-
fus hen with an egg that measured
8 inches in circumference the long
way and 7 inches the short way
P. D. Williams brought to The
Record office three eggs he found
in his hen-nests which indicated
his hens might be faking lessons
from Salvador Dali. Two of the
eggs closely resembled a football,
with the stitching and other mark-
ings clearly outlined in relief on
the shell. The other looked much
like a squash, curved neck and all.
The Record is hereby declaring
war on “et al.”, “et vir” and “et
ux.” These Latin words and abbre-
viations which mean, respectively,
“and others,” “and husband,” and
“and wife,” have been lawyers’
favorites since time immemorial,
and they have crept into the court
news columns of most country
newspapers, The Record not ex-
Since the public schools seem
determined by their ommission of
Latin from the curriculum to make
the language of Horace even dead-
er, The Record will do its part in
administering the coup de grace
by substituting plain English for
these old favorites of the legal
If you see “et al.”, “et vir” or
“et ux.” in The Record from now
on, It will be because the editorial
pencil wasn’t looking.
Instead of courageously weeding
out the graft, incompetence and
sheer thievery inherited from the
New and Fair Deals, the Repub-
lican administration is taking the
course of least resistance. Instead
of a reduction in taxes, citizens of
the United States mqy, on the con-
trary, be faced soon with the pros-
pect of paying even more. Admin-
istration leaders are reported to be
toying with the idea of a national
sales tax and, if this comes, it will
not be in place of the income tax,
but superimposed upon it.
There can be no tax falling
heavier on the individual of low
income than the sales tax. If one
must spend $2,000 a year to live,
and one man earns $2,000 while
another earns $4,000, then the
$2,000-a-year man is taxed on his
entire income, while the other has
$2,000 free of the sales tax.
The plea that we must continue
with the present high tax rates for
the sake of our military security
is a false one, as can be shown by
the fact that the Air Force has
awarded contracts to the Kaiser-
Frazer corporation for airplanes
at $1,200,000 each while the Fair-
child corporation was receiving
$260,000 each for the same plane.
So long as the government has
unlimited money to spend, it will
spend it, on first one excuse, and
then another. The only way under
heaven we can stop them is to
limit the supply of money and
credit they have available. Their
money can be limited by a reduc-
tion in taxes. The credit can be
limited by placing United States
currency back on the gold stand-
ard, where it belongs.
Methodist Pastor Here
Will Ask For Transfer
Rev. C. B. Garrett, pastor of the
First Methodist Church here, has
announced that he has requested a
transfer to another church, subject
to the action of the North Texas
Methodist Conference, which will
be in session in Dallas this week-
end. Appointments of pastors will
be announced Sunday.
Mr. Garrett stated he was hope-
ful of being transferred to a col-
lege town where their son, Jimmie,
may attend college after his grad-
uation from high school next year.
The Rev. Luther Nelson, a for-
mer pastor here, will preach the
morning sermon at the Methodist
church next Sunday. Mr. Nelson is
an Army chaplan, stationed in Al-
buquerque, N. M.
Eastern Star Installs
Officers Here Tuesday
Mrs. C. F. Choate was installed
Worthy Matron of the Celina
chapter of Eastern Star Tuesday
evening in a candlelight ceremony
in the Masonic hall. Mrs. Joe Rob-
erts was installing officer.
The hall was beautifully decor-
ated with arrangements of spring
flowers, and flowers of appropri-
ate colors were at each star point
station. Music was furnished by
Mrs. J. C. Flanery.
Other officers installed were
Joe Roberts, Worthy Patron; Mrs.
M. A. Hufstedler, Associate Ma-
tron; Hubbard O’Dell, Associate
Patron; Mrs. Joe Roberts, secre-
tary; Mrs. H. C. Uthoff, treasurer;
Mrs. J. C. Flanery, organist; Mrs.
F. C. Cline, chaplain; Mrs. Opal
Wright, marshal; Mrs. Hubbard
O’Dell, conductress; Mrs. C. S.
Dennis, associate conductress;
Mrs. R. J. Shook, Adah; Mrs. Mar-
vin Bunch,, Ruth; Mrs. Ellen
Rogers, Esther; Miss Lou O’Dell,
Martha; Mrs. Ed Haun, Electra;
Mrs. T. W. Thurmond, warder; and
Mrs. Erna Davis, sentinel.
Refresments of cake and ice
cream were served by Mrs. Hub-
Vaporizers Not All They’re
Cracked Up to Be, Is Claim
AUSTIN, TEXAS.—Don’t put
too much stock in advertised
claims for the bug-killing proper-
ties of so-called “vaporizers,”
State Health Officer George W.
Cox cautioned Texans today.
He said “indiscriminate use” of
the gadets in homes or sleeping
quarters could make the fumes
more toxic to humans than to in-
Vaporizers are familiar as
small glass or metal instruments
with a conical-shaped insecticide
The first trickles of what prom-
ises to be a flood of grain had
reached Celina early this week, and
the full force of the golden deluge
was expected to be felt by next
Monday, if the current weather
For weeks now, observers of the
grain fields about Celina have
said, “We’ve got it made—-if noth-
ing happens,” and have kept
their fingers crossed. Now, it ap-
pears that, barring an improbable
spell of wet, stormy weather, the
best crop of wheat, oats and bar
ley in years is virtually “in the
W. R. Baldridge, local grain
buyer, said Tuesday that C. F.
Choate harvested a crop of volun-
teer barley that averaged 59
bushes to the acre. Moreover, it
tested 49 to 50 pounds to the
bushel, and was completely free of
wheat and oats. Baldridge said
most of the wheat so far was going
into the government loan, and net-
ting the farmer $2.12 to $2.14
after handling and storage was
paid. This is 12 to 14 cents above
prices being offered by dealers.
All the wheat Baldridge had seen
was of particularly good grade.
The loan on oats, he said, was 86
to 87 cents. Oats can be stored on
the farm, but wheat must go into
government-approved storage to
be eligible for loan.
R. L. Willard, Jr., another Ce-
lina grain buyer, Tuesday bought
71,440 pounds of wheat of Robert
E. Julian, which had been produced
on 35 acres. This is an average of
a fraction over 34 bushels to the
acre. All was No. 1 wheat, 13%
moisture and tested 64 and 65
pounds per bushel. The grain was
cut by Raymond Huddleston and
his son, Billy Ray Huddleston,
combine operators. Price was $2.00
Other combine operators have
said most of the wheat they are
cutting is averaging better than
30 bushels per acre.
Abundance of Notaries,
If you have a legal paper that
requires the signature and seal of
a notary public, you shouldn’t have
to go far in Celina before you
locate a notary. Thirteen Celina-
ites and one Weston man Monday
applied for commissions as
notary public for the next two
The applicants, most of them re-
newing existing commissions were:
Hugh B. Peterman, Mrs. Alex
Glendenning, M. H. O’Dell, Mabel
Tidwell, Mrs. Lloyde Massey, J. G.
Mann, Leta O’Brien, Mrs. Lee B.
Newsom, Lucy E. Carter, C. B.
Johnson, J. A. Sargent, Lee B.
Newsom, Mrs. Roy C. Nelson, and
C. B. Dickerson, of Weston.
All commissions as notary public
are granted for periods of two
Draft Takes Twenty Men
In Collin County Tuesday
Miss Lila Baker Becomes
Bride of J. R. Young
FORT WORTH.—Swine grow-
ers could enjoy a rueful smile
Monday as hogs hit the highest
peak since November 1948 at
Fort Worth. Choice butcher hogs
sold at $25.15-25.75. The joy was
tempered by the fact that several
years of low prices for hogs had
thinned down the hog population
to where while the price was good,
the numbers were few.
Most hog breeders are frantical-
container in the top and a light trying to re-stock since a short
June 7.—Mrs. Bob Clutts, Mrs.
June 8.—Mrs. J. R. Dudley, Al-
bert Finley, Dick Manes, Gayla
Don Sanders, Nora Newsom, Eddie
Thomason, Mrs. Jimmie Mize,
June 9'—Albert Howell, Mrs. J.
L. Klinglesmith, Jim Lewis.
June 10.—Miss Mae Stone, Mrs.
W. E. Seitz, Clark Nevins.
June 11.—Mrs Jeff Lee, James
Stambaugh, Janice Conatser.
June 12—Mrs. Jakie Almonds,
Mrs. Eulas Beekner, Dr. M. W.
June 13.—Joyce Crew, Mrs. J. D.
McElhannon, Raymond Cromer.
Mr. and Mrs. Mack O’Dell Jr.,
and their baby son of Wellington,
Kansas, are visiting the former’s
father, Mack O’Dell, and family
here this week. They expect to re-
turn home Friday or Saturday.
Mr O’Dell is the service manager
in a B. F. Goodrich store in Well-
Savings Accounts Invited. In-
sured Up to $10,000 for each De-
positor. The First State Bank,
Member Federal Deposit Insurance
bulb wired into the bottom. The in
secticide is placed in the cone and
vaporized by the heat generated
by the bulb underneath.
Widely advertised and sold for
“killing bugs the easy way,” one
brand comes complete with 8
months supply of chemicals, and
makes claims of being “non-
toxic, odorless, guaranteed .posi-
tive extermination of flies, roaches,
mosquitoes, all insects . . . Meets
all state and federal require-
Dr. Cox called these claims
“completely misleading,” and
pointed to a March 27 statement
released by the federal Inter-
departmental Committee on Pest
Control to back him up. The state-
“Because of the health haz-
ards inherent in the misuse of in-
secticide vaporizers used as fumi-
gators, (the committee) recom-
mends against their use in living
The committee is composed of
representatives of the Department
of Health, Education and Welfare;
Departments of Agriculture and
Interior; and the army, navy, and
The health officer conceded the
gadets might have some benefi-
cial application in commercial or
industrial establishments where
human exposure will not be con-
tinuous and food contamination,
will not occur.
But he emphasized that it is
“dangerous and foolhardy to in-
stall them in homes, and advertis-
ing them for such use is indefensi-
Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Shulze and
daughter Linda, and Mrs. J. R.
Burkeen and two daughters of
Mission, Texas, arrived Monday
evening for a visit wnth Mr. and
Mrs. L. W. Terrell. Mrs. Shulze
and Mrs. Terrell are sisters and
Mrs. Burkeen is a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Terrell. Mr. and Mrs.
Shulze will attend graduation
exercises Thursday evening at
NTSC, Denton, where their daugh-
ter, Doris, will be awarded a
bachelor’s degree in sociology.
Miss Betty Robinson of Texark-
ana, a former teacher in Celina
schools, visited Mr. and Mrs. B. L.
Biggerstaff last week-end.
time ago it was announced that the
hog population was smaller than
the numbers of cattle on the
nation’s farms. The ideal relation-
ship is generally conceded to be
10 per cent more hogs than cattle
in the country.
Sows and pigs were steady, sows
mostly $20 to $22 and feeder pigs
from $21 down.
Cattle buyers were highly selec-
tive. The fed beeves were scarce
and good and choice dry-lot fed
cattle ruled strong. Grassers were
weak to lower. Cows ruled steady
to 50 cents lower. Bulls held
Good and choice fat calves were
steady but the common, plain and
medium in-between sorts sold
weak to lower. High quality Stock-
ers were steady, but others draggy
and plain stockers sold mainly for
low grade killers. Demand for
Stocker cows was very narrow.
Good and choice fed steers and
yearlings $18-22.50. I. S. Scott
Castro County, had a load weigh-
ing 758-lbs. at $22.50. B. T. Wood-
ard, Hunt County, had a load of
cross-bred Brahmans at $21 that
averaged 810 lbs. Common, plain
and medium steers and yearlings
$10.00-16.00, some rannies.
Fat cows mostly $9.00-12.00,
just a few higher. Scaling V.
Ranch, Clay County, had 17 cows
at 1,047 lbs, at $13.75, and 20
cows at 1,108 lbs. at $12.50. Odds
reached $14. Canners and cutters
$6.00-9.00. Bulls $8.00-14, Larkin
Renick, Llano County, had two top
bulls at 1,530 lbs. at $14.
Good and choice fat calves drew
$17 to $20, with common and med-
ium butchers at $10.00-15.00. Culls
$8.00-10.00. Good and choice
stocker steer calvSs $16.00-20.00.
good and stocker steer yearlings
$15.00-19.00; heifer calves and
yearlings $2 under comparable
steers. Few stocker cows $10 00-
Good and choice spring lambs
$24.00-26.50; medium to good
S18.00-$24.00; culls and common
$12.00-$16.00. Stocker and feedhr
spring lambs, shorn lambs and
yearlings $12.00-18.00. Cull old
crop lambs $8.00-12.00. Two-year-
olds $10.00-14.00. Old wethers
$8.00-10.50. Fat shorn old crop
lambs and yearlings $17.00-22.00
Ewes $4.00-6.00. Old bucks around
Wedding vows were exchanged
in Dallas Saturday evening by
Miss Lila Juanita Baker and James
Ryland Young, Dr. W. A. Criswell
officiating at the First Baptist
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. A. W. Baker, 5728 Velas-
Dallas, former Celina citizens.
The bridegroom is the son of R. F.
Young, 6915 Wild Grove, and the
late Mrs. Young.
Given in marrage by her father,
the bride wore a gown of white
Miss Marvina Post was maid of
honor and bridesmaids were Mmes.
J. Tom Clark, William P. Chew,
E. J. Murphy Jr., B. Hix Smith,
Bryon Williams and T. M. Hughes,
R. F. Young acted as best man
and ushers were Raymond Camp-
bell Jr., B. B. Gilmore, Earl A.
Nichols, Ralph E. Tinkle, R. E. L.
Johnson of Lone Oak and Waller
Moody of Houston.
The church was the scene of the
reception following the ceremony.
The newlyweds will take a wed-
ding trip to Point Clear, Ala., the
Gulf Coast and New Orleans, La.,
and will return to make their home
Mrs. Young is a graduate of
Hockaday Junior College, and the I
bridegroom was graduated from'
Twenty young men were in-
ducted Tuesday into the Armed
Forces by the Collin County draft
board. None who lived in Celina
are included in the list, and only
one from Prosper. The list follows:
Herman D. Lawson, Melissa.
Ward Kuykendall, McKinney.
Kenneth J. Christian, Plano.
Truman E. Beesinger, Lavon.
Arlis R. Kent, McKinney.
Gerald K. Eubanks, McKinney.
James L. Driggers, McKinney.
Earl W. Burnside, McKinney.
William E. Beaty, Anna.
Floyd G McFerrin, Anna.
Mack E. Barnes, McKinney.
Wilford Ketner, Borger.
Roland R. Maynor, Dallas.
Marvin O. Geren, McKinney.
Ira E. Munday, Jr., Prosper.
Edwin S. Miller, Fort Worth.
Robert L. Strickland, Valdasta.
Tommy L. Haggard, McKinney.
Troy I. Cook, McKinney.
Bobby W. Huskey, Plano.
Tom Milligan Gets Degree
From Texas A&M College
Nancy Mosely Initiated
Into NTSC Sorority
DENTON.—Nancy Moseley of
Celina has been initiated as a new
member of Delta Chi Delta, a
social sorority at North Texas
State College, upon completion of
Miss Moseley, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. T. J. Moseley, Rt. 1, Ce-
lina, is a sophomore student major-
ing in business education. She is
a member of Alpha Lambda Delta,
organization for freshman and
sophomore women with a B aver-
age in scholastic work.
Inter Se Club Holds Final
Meeting of Club Year
TCU, received his master degree
from SMU and took work on his
doctor degree at Indiana Univer-
sity. He belongs to Delta Sigma
The bride is a niece of Mrs. W.
L. Mallone and of D. A. McCoy of
Celina. Attending the wedding
from Celina were Mr. and Mrs. S.
G. McKnight, Mr. and Mrs. T. M.
Hughes, Jr., Mrs. Tom Glenden-
ning, Mrs. Don Glendenning, Mrs.
D. A. McCoy, Mr. and Mrs. W. L.
Mallone, and Mr. and Mrs. Volney
COTTAGE HILL NEWS
By Mrs. Claude Du Vail
Members of the Inter Se Club
held the last meeting of their
club year last Thursday afternoon
at the home of Mrs. Lee Ownsby
with Mrs. Ownsby and Mrs. W. O.
Rolater as co-hostesses.
Program leader was Mrs. Ben
Ownsby, and a review of John
Ste,inbeck’s “East of Eden,” was
givm by Mrs. Sam Weatherford of
: Foit Worth.
The feature, “Take Home a
: Thought,” was given by Mrs. C. F.
“the refreshment table Mrs.
J. C. Ownsby poured punch, and
Mrs. Sam Patrick assisted the
hostesses in serving. Guests were
Mrs. Alex Glendenning, Mrs. J. C.
Ownsby, Mrs. Ben O. Choate, Mrs.
Robert A. Jones, Mrs. B. E.
O’Brien, Mrs. J. S. Collins, Mrs.
Paul O'Brien, Mrs. Vernie Pipes,
and Mrs. C. B. Garrett of Celina;
Mrs. Margaret Woodrow and Mrs.
Mollie Wilson, Sherman, and Mrs.
Weatherford, Fort Worth.
Mr. and Mrs. Lin Greer of Dal-
las and Mike Ramos are on vaca-
Buddy Tucker, Houston,, is visit-
ing with Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Tucker.
Bonnie La Verne Rossi, El Paso, is
spending the summer with her
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B.
Miss Dona Francis was peasant-
ly surprised Friday evening when
relatives came to her home to cel-
ebrate her birthday. Those present
were Mr. and Mrs. Ben Phillips,
Sherman, Mrs. Harding,, Mrs. Lela
Lankford, Miss Pearl Lankford,
Gunter, Mr. and Mrs. Luther Fran-
cis and Ruth of McKinney, and Mr.
and Mrs. Z. L. Francis, and the
Mrs. Newt McCarty and Don B.
visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Claud Melton Thursday.
Mrs. Mae Matthews, Desert,
Texas, visited Mr. and Mrs. Newt
McCarty during the week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Tucker and
Bonnie La Verne Rossi visited with
Mrs. Preble Lowrey and children
Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Shields and
children of Farmers Branch were
Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs
Mrs. Eldon Bilderback of Celina
was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. O. N.
McCarty, Jr. Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Jones and
sons of Gainesville were week-end
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Z. L. Fran-
cis. Dan and Leslie remained for a
By FAE PEARL PERRY
Mrs. Vernie Pipes and Don met
Mr. and Mrs. Max Pipes and fam-
ily of Andrews, Texas, in Cisco,
Texas, Sunday and brought Kathy
Pipes home with them to spend the
summer in the home of her grand-
parents, Rev. and Mrs. Pipes. Vis-
iting also in the Pipes home are
two other grandchildren, Miky and
Cheryl Rigotti of Sinton, Texas.
Savings Accounts Invited. In-
sured Up to $10,000 tor Each De-
positor The First State Bank,
Member Federal Deposit Insurance
This week guests of - Mr. and
Mrs. Floyd Perry and Helen
were Mr. and Mrs. Udell Thompson
and Sharron of Dallas.
Jack May spent Sunday evening
with Jimmie Hollandsworth.
Mr. and Mrs. Billy LaGrone and
son Michael, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Rawlings and children of Celina
were Friday night guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Claud Loftice.
Barbara Ann Harris spent Sun-
day evening with Ann Yates.
Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Giles and
family, Vera Perry, Betty Sue
Perry of Dallas, and Mr. and Mrs.
Jeff Moore and children of Sher-
man, spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Bill Perry.
Glenda Jones spent Sunday
afternoon with her grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Jones.
Mr. and Mrs. Claud Loftice vis-
ited Mr. and Mrs. Charles Phipps
and family in Anna Sunday after-
Sunday afternoon guests of
Boyd Logan were Mike Lucas and
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Harris visited
Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Hollandsworth
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. P.
Helms Sunday evening were Mr.
and Mrs. Udell Thompson, Sharron
and Helen Perry.
Miss Fae Pearl Perry has begun
working at the First National
Bank of Dallas.
Seventy-two was the number
present for Sunday school and
thirty-four attended the Training
Union last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Johnson and
family and Kenneth Howard, Mr.
and Mrs. M. L. Garrett and family,
and Mr. and Mrs. John Garrett
and family of Grand Prairie enjoy-
ed apicnic at Forest Park in Fort
Rev. R. L. Stanley, pastor.
W- D. Jones, Sunday school su-
Sunday school, 10:00 a. m.
Morning worship, 11:00 o’clock.
Training Union, 7:30 p. m., Vol-
ney Hickman, director.
A beehive of activity last week,
the Celina High School campus
this week was practically deserted,
with only a car or two parked
nearby, and practically nobody in
The seniors, graduated at last,
had left Monday on a trip to South
Texas, that is, those of them who
had not gone immediately to work.
The summer’s activities had en-
gulfed the remainder of the stu-
dents, and teachers had gone home
to rest or to college for summer
W. H. Miller, superintendent, re-
mained in his office, where he is
tying up the loose ends, and mak-
ing preparations for the building
program which the school will em-
bark upon soon. He said it was
hoped to get started in about a
week on a vocational agriculture
building and a band hall. The lat-
ter will include a band room,
another class room, and office
space, and will be built on the
present campus. The ag building
will be across the street south of
the present building, on a 50-foot
lot recently purchased by the
Jobs for most, and college for a
few, beckoned to the graduates.
Questioned as to the plans of his
crop of 1953 grads, Mr. Miller told
as best he knew what they were
planning to do, now that their
high school days are over.
Nolan Dorsey hasn’t made up
his mind—yet. Leon Mosier wants
to be an automobile mechanic.
Louis Pafford has already enlisted
in the Coast Guard and is awating
a call to duty, suitcase in hand.
Lindell Rash is working for his
father, a building contractor who
is currently engaged in building a
number of new houses in Garland.
Another graduate who told the
superintendent he hadn’t quite
decided what his plans were is Ocie
Vest. Robert Shook is bound for
college, where he will study phar-
macy. Already at work in a drug-
store in Austin, Shook plans to en-
roll in Texas University this fall.
Truett Wallis will enter San Ange-
lo College this fall, and work in
San Angelo during the summer.
Kermit Ward wants to become a
Bill Willard is going to business
college in Dallas, and Raymond
Wingfield plans to go to NTSC
this fall. Patsy Watson and Betty
Watson, sisters, are working in
Dallas, while Daisy Cave will re-
main with her parents on their
farm for a while.
Carol Ewton will move soon to
Dallas with- her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. E. Ewton, and plans to
get a job there.
Sue Gearhart, one of the honor
students, also plans to work in
Dallas. Sue was the recipient of
the annual Balfour award for ex-
cellence in scholarship, loyalty, and
achievement. She was chosen by
the faculty for this and the activ-
Matilda Grey did not state her
plans. Peggy Harvell, another
graduate, is the recent bride of Don
Loftice. A job in Dallas will also
claim Barbara Hunn, and Wanda
Lloyd will probably go to work,
but she does not yet know what
she will do. Glenda- Gayle Melton,
who married Ken Spradlin some
months ago, is living with her
husband in Wichita Falls. Velma
June O’Brien has a job in Dallas.
Betty Peterman McDonald will
soon join her husband in Germany.
He is in the Army there.
Donald Jack Manes and Norman
Pafford are in the Armed Forces.
Patsy Cashon, who finished her
work at mid-term, is working for
The First State Bank. Loretta
George has a position in Dallas.
As for the teachers, the end of
school was the signal for them to
scatter, too. Miss Anna Graves,
third grade teacher, and Miss
Mary Graves, sixth grade, moved
back to Sherman, to join their
father for the summer. Miss Mar-
jorie Holder has moved to her
home in McKinney, and will rest
for the summer.
Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Prince will
move to Waco, and Mrs. R. J.
Shook will go to NTSC for the
first six weeks. Ed Luscombe,
newly-appointed high school prin-
cipal, will also go to NTSC this
summer. Mrs. Tommie Bothwell,
first grade teacher, and Mrs. Vol-
ney Phillips, high school English
teacher, live in Celina. Billy Ray
Huddleston, high school science and
mathematics teacher, will work on
the farm this summer. Mrs. Shir-
ley Farmer, home economics teach-
er, is on a 10-months contract, has
another month of work to do, and
then will join her family in Den-
Mr. Miller, the superintendent,
and Bruce Moreland, vocational
agriculture teacher, each are on
twelve-months contracts, and will
Tom Milligan, son of Mr. and
Mrs. J. C. Milligan of Celina, last
Friday received a bachelor of
science degree in agricultural
education from Texas A&M Col
Milligan and his wife, who have
been living in College Station
are moving to Fort Worth, where
Milligan has a position on the
staff of the Fort Worth Star-Tel-
Milligan’s parents, and his
brother-in-law and : sister, Mr. and
Mrs. Travis Hammer, Dallas, went
to College Station last Friday for
the graduating exercises.
Mike Biggerstaff Hurt
In Fall At Home Tuesday
Mike Biggerstaff, 10-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Bigger-
staff of Celina, fell Tuesday noon
from a ceiling joist in the garage
at the Biggerstaff home here to
the concrete floor below, and suf-
fered somewhat severe injuries.
Mike struck his head when he
fell and was rendered unconscious,
remaining in g. stupor most of the
afternoon. His parents took him
to a Sherman hospital for treat-
ment, but brought him home Tues-
day evening. He was believed Wed-
nesday to be recovering.
Fiftieth Anniversary of
Home Dem Work Observed
Members of the Collin County
Council of home demonstration
clubs held their regular monthly
meeting in the basement of the
First Baptist church in McKinney
with 62 club women attending.
Theme of the program was a cele-
bration of the fiftieth anniversary
of extension and home demon-
stration club work.
Collin County’s first home dem-
onstration agent was Miss Martha
Ganzer in 1918. Home demonstra-
tion club work has continued in
Collin County since that time.
Thirty-two women were present at
the meeting who had been in home
demonstration club work from 20
to 35 years. Miss Eva Bryan of
Lebanon presented the history of
home demonstration club work.
Roses were pinned on home dem-
onstration club members who had
Arthur Sims Home After
Treatment at Gonzales
Warm Springs Foundation
GONZALES.—Arthur M. Sims,
Jr., Celina, recently a patient at
Gonzales Warm Springs Founda-
tion, has been discharged from
that Texas treatment center and
returned home. Mr. Sims is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Sims,
Sr. of Celina.
Mr. Sims was referred to the
Gonzales physical medicine spec-
ialty hospital by his physician for
a program of rehabilitation follow-
ing a siege of polio suffered Sep-
tember, 1937. He was admitted
As part of the continuing treat-
ment program, a series of home
routines have been set up for Mr.
Sims, and he will return to the
Gonzales hospital for periodic
checks-ups and to maintain the
correct fit of his braces and other
appliances. Improved techniques
in hospital and home-adminstered
treatments have enabled the treat-
ment center to effectively reduce
the average hospitalization period
and thus accept a greater number
of patients each year.
Gonzales Warm Springs Foun-
dation is a non-profit, non-secta-
rian hospital, built and maintained
by contributions from all over the
state of Texas. First opened in
1941, there are now facilities to
house 105 patients. A building
program just getting under way
will increase that capacity by
about 30 per cent.
Sunday’s Fort Worth Star-Tele-
gram carried a photograph of an
unusual hydrangea plant which is
growing at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. L. D. Cozart, 3604 Hamp-
shire, Fort Worth. The plant is 4
feet tall and boasts 70 large
blooms. Mr. and Mrs. Cozart are
former Celinaites, the former a son
of Mrs. Minnie Cozart, and the
latter a daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Gid Nichol of Celina.
been in club work for 10 or more
years. Fifty-two of the women
present had been in home demon-
stration club work for this period
of time and received a rose for
their activities in the improvement
of their home and rural life.
In the past 35 years home dem-
onstration club work in Collin
county has advanced from the can-
ning club to one of trying to im-
prove all phases of the home and
family living. The home demon-
stration agents in those days rode
in a horse and buggy or a Model
T Ford and fought very muddy bad
roads, in order to assist the farm
families of Collin County. It is
quite a contrast to the good roads
and fast cars which we have this
day and time.
Mrs. G. H. Allen of Celina pre-
sided over the afternoon program.
The group voted during the busi-
ness session to pay $20, $1 per
club, on the National 4-H Founda-
tion which is to be built in Wash-
ington, D. C. as a shrine to 4-H
The council also voted to give
$48 toward the expense of 4-H
club camp in Trinidad and to A&M.
Mrs. John Shipp of Lucas, and
Mrs. R. N. Furr of Rhea Mills and
Mrs. Lurline Daspit, agent, had a
round table discussion on the
District 4-H club meeting which
was held in Denton in April.
Betty Summers and Jean Car-
penter of Allen, District 4-H club
winners, presented a dairy food
demonstration on “Better Looks
Through The Milky Way.”
ALLA FFA ELECTS
Members of the Alla chapter of
Future Farmers of America hava
elected new officers, as follows:
Charlie Svoboda, president;
Russell Vaughan, secretary; Dar-
rel Helms, sentinel; Keith Murphy,
treasurer; Frank Svoboda, report-
er, and Instructor Jack Kennedy,
^ Court News
Leta Curtis vs. Burt Curtis, di-
Kathryn Martin vs. Tillman
Troy Martin, divorce.
E. B. Clinton, and wife, Mary E.
Clinton, individually and as next
friend of Jack Clinton and Bob
Clinton, minors, vs. Nolan T.
Boggs, and others, damages.
PILOT POINTERS HONOR KEY
W. H. Key, retiring superintend-
ent of Pilot Point schools, was the
honoree at a party Tuesday night
at the ball park in Pilot Point,
when Pilot Point citizens gave him
a new automobile.
Key has been named athletics
coach for Celina high school, ef-
fective with the beginning of the
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Chandler of
Arlington were guests Saturday
of Mrs. Chandler’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. K. S. Howard. Mr. and
Mrs. Howard, and Mr. and Mrs.
Leon Howard were dinner guests
Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. Monroe
Howard in McKinney.
Cases Disposed of
Troy Duffer vs. Evelyn Duffer,
George Merritt (c) vs. Texas
Employers’ Insurance Association,
W. W. Lanier vs. Minnie Lanier,
Louise McCoy vs. Roy Lee Mc-
Coy, divorce granted.
John R. Raines, and others, vs.
David Miller Hallr judgment for
Gertie Taylor, and others, vs.
Mary M. Francis, dismissed.
W. C. Wright, and wife,
Glynn Montgomery, judgment
C. John Butler vs. Helen Denise
Adkins & North American Van
Lines, Inc., dismissed with preju-
Wallace-Tierman Co. Inc. vs.
Truman Skaggs, judgment for de-
Thomas H. Clark, and others, vs.
Thomas J. Carter, dismissed.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Cozart, Mrs.
Dottie Blackburn, Mr. and Mrs.
Ted Cave, and Mrs. Shirley Far-
mer and two children went on a
hayride and wiener roast last
Thursday to Beck’s lake, near
be on the job ’all summer, with the
exception of a possible short vaca-
Willie Dee Rickman and Doris
Jack Lewis Morris and Melvia
Willie Lobie Goodson and Gloria
John Coleman Nanse and Dar-
James R. Drain and Maggie Lou
Billy Thomas Trammell and
David Bryan Allison and Mary
Cases Disposed of
Tommy Miller charged with pos-
session of liquor, fined $100.00 and
costs, totaling $125.00.
J. F. Malone charged with driv-
ing while intoxicated, fined $50.00
and costs totaling $71.00.
Real Estate Transfers.
J. C. Williams and wife to S. F
Peterman Sr., and wife, lot in Ce-
J. C. Milligan and wife to Bruce
Moreland and wife, lot in Celina
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O'Brien, B. E. The Celina Record (Celina, Tex.), Vol. 51, No. 43, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 4, 1953, newspaper, June 4, 1953; Celina, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth773719/m1/1/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Celina Area Historical Association.