The Kerens Tribune (Kerens, Tex.), Vol. 65, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, February 21, 1958 Page: 3 of 4
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KERENS (TEXAS) TRIBUNE, FEBRUARY 21, 1958
By LILLIAN MARTIN
Sgt. 1st Class Robert L. Smith
has returned from Germany and
is home on a 80-day leave with
his wife Mrs. Ethel L. Smith. He
will return to camp on March 2
and will be stationed in Fort
Hood, Texas. He will be serving
with the 2nd Armored Division,
Combat Command “C”.
Community Club Report
The Community Club was cal-
led to order at ,3:00 p.m. Mon-
day, Feb. 17 in the home of
Mrs. Ozzie Proctor. The roll was
called and four new members
were added. They were Mrs.
Ethel Smith, Mrs Opal Lathen,
Mrs. Beulah Chance and Mrs.
Mary Goodman. The meeting was
enjoyed by all 12 members. Rec-
reation was playing Wozzie giv-
en by Mrs. Robert Smith. The
hostess served hot coffee and
cup cakes. The next meeting will
be in the home of Mrs. Estella
rairs i mu
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Mrs. Hattie Pruitt is president
and Mrs. W. P. Thompson is re-
Card of Thanks
Our hearts are filled with hu-
mility and appreciation for our
many friends whose comfort dur-
ing our recent sadness meant
so much to us. We thank each
of you from the bottom of our
The Nathan Family
Leola, Vernon D and Oracious
The Park High School Chorus
gendered a program at the Vet-
erans Hospital in Marlin last
Sunday, under the auspices of
the American Legion Post No.
960, Burton S. Sneed, Comman-
The variety program consisted
of secular and popular numbers,
Negro spirituals, dances and
A tour of the hospital was di-
rected by hospital attendants.
The trip was enjoyed by all.
Lillian M. Stewart is the music
The members of the Park
High School Choral Club attend-
ed a concert on February 8 at
the State Fair Auditorium in,
Dallas, sponsored by the Music
Education Department of the
Dallas Public School System.
Music was furnished by the
Dallas Symphony Orchestra and
consisted of numbers composed
by Tchaikowsky and Schubert.
The program was climaxed by
a ‘musical trip’ around the world.
All students enjoyed the pro-
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° By Lauretie Kiitley £:
Men ... no matter what their
age . . . are pretty mercenary.
Take our eight-year-old, Wyn.
Sharon was wondering what type
costume to wear while singing
“Around the World.” Mamma
suggested an Air Hostess uniform
and that’s when another country
was heard from ... Wyn walked
around little sister in a specu-
lative way. “Say,” he opined,
“how about dressing up like the
big fat world, that would be ap-
propriate !” When this costume
was objected to, he further sug-
gested, “You could be an air-
plane, that’s romantic enough.”
Oh, for the practical mind of a
man , . . no matter what the
* * *
This writer enjoyed the public
forum held at the school house
Monday night. We feel that per-
sons attending this meeting had
the interest and love for their
community that every man should
have . ,. . anyone having a griev-
ance or failing to understand city
business should have been on
hand . . . the Mayor’s resume
of finances was specific and re-
vealing, and Joe Daniel’s steer-
ing of this meeting is to be com-
We contend that infrequent
public gatherings on various is-
sues of general interest is a
healthy and needed happening in
By Mrs. R. E. LAYFIELD
Attend the Church of Yonr
Choice This Sunday!
: ■ ill
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See E. K. Howell Motor Co.
For a great deal!
People from time to time shake
their heads and say, “Slow down
or you’ll have a nervous break-
down.” Others will say, “My, how
can you be so happy!” Having
had personal experience with
nervous breakdowns leads this
writer to believe they are caused
(1) by inability of one individual
to steer a loved one away from
some weakness, or (2) worry
over circumstances in private
life over which you have no con-
trol, (3) inability to turn prob-
lems over to the Lord.
When a fellow sings loudest,
he may be the most worried . . .
when he blusters most, is the
Very time he is most unsure of
his future ... human beings are
complicated machines, and if one
infinitesimal being must rant and
rave and scream to keep another
from sinking into quick sand,
then there’s just something wrong
with that set-up.
This writer has always had
friends who dearly loved to char-
acter analyze and tell themselves
exactly what sort of person she
is . . . but no matter how var-
ied the analysis . . . about an-
other human being, you can be,
oh, so wrong . . . and don’t we
keep finding that out each day!
Visitors in the E. A. White
home Tuesday night were Les-
ter and Fern Atkins, Mr. and
Mrs. Ezra Bums, L. J. Burns,
Edith, Ema Bums and Bobbie
Pillow, all of Corsicana.
Mr. and Mrs. Chester Lowe and
Bill went to visit Mrs. Lowe’s
mother at Chandler Thursday.
George Austin, Bill Inmon,
Forrest Statham and Morgan
Lowe went to Austin Wednesday
for the DeKalk banquet.
F. H. Layfield and Vera of
Trinidad were Powell visitors
Mrs. Lois Bancroft and Dan-
nie went to Dallas Thursday to
visit her mother Mrs. Perry.
Grannie Reagan is on the sick
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bush and
daughter of Amarillo are visiting
the R. E. and J. R. Bushes.
Mr. Allen Bancroft of Eureka
visited the Oscar Bancrofts last
Mr. and Mrs. Jester Layfield
were Powell visitors Friday.
Parks and Carl Christian, of
Corsicana visited friends in Pow-
Mrs. V. T. Haynie with Mrs.
D. T. Ray and Mrs. R. E. Lay-
field as co-hostesses, entertained
the deacons and their wives with
a dinner. Those present were J.
R. Bush, Mr. and Mrs. C. W.
McClendon, Mr. and Mrs. Mor-
gan Lowe, Mr. and Mrs. Murray
Alsup, Mr. and Mrs. Leon Avens,
Bro. and rs. Darrell Evenson,
Doodle Layfield and D. T. Ray.
Only two deacons were absent.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bunch and
Joe went to Dallas Sunday to
visit Bessie Grant.
Mrs Vernon Ainsworth of
Bazette visited Mrs. Red Ruth-
erford and Mrs. Pete Ross Mon-
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Steele,
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Bradley and
- LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN THE U.S.
MsM deaths at all ages
WZX DEATHS BELOW 65 YEARS
SOURCE: LATEST AVAILABLE FIGURES (1955)
FROM NATIONAL OFFICE OF VITAL STATISTICS
DISEASES OF HEART CANCER
& BLOOD VESSELS
* Below 65, suicide deaths total 12,530;
cirrhosis of liver deaths, 12,380.
ULLP YOUR HEART FUND 0 HEIR YOUR HEART
daughter of Tyler visited the
Chester Lowes Sunday afternoon.
Wilburn Farrow from New
Mexico is visiting Bill Lowe who
is home on leave and going to
Edwards AFB in California.
Mr. and Mrs. Joey Ray Lay-
field, Linda and Vickie spent
Sunday with the Doodle Lay-
Mrs. R. E. Layfield, Mrs. Mur-
ray Alsup and Mrs. Ellen Aus-
tin went to open house for Mrs.
George Voss of Roane Tuesday
Mrs. D. T. Ray helped move
Mrs. Gene Clifton to Waco Mon-
Mrs. Kenneth Ray and daugh-
ter visited the V. T. Haynies
Mr. V. T. Haynie has been con-
fined to his home for a year.
He would appreciate cards.
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Kittley, Wayne W. The Kerens Tribune (Kerens, Tex.), Vol. 65, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, February 21, 1958, newspaper, February 21, 1958; Kerens, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth810432/m1/3/: accessed February 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Kerens Public Library.