The Texas Mesquiter (Mesquite, Tex.), Vol. 60, No. 15, Ed. 1 Friday, September 19, 1941 Page: 2 of 6
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The Texas Mesquiter
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1941
The Mesquiter's Last $1 Fair - Week Bargain
Once again it is Fair-time and with, it comes our last $1 Fair
Week Bargain, which includes a three pound sack of American Beauty
Flour to each new or renewal subscription and a pound, of Admiration
Coffee to each new subscriber. Other valuable prizes for Fair-week sub-
scribers include three large sacks of American Beauty Flour, a beautiful
Boudoir Lamp and a Zenith radio.
In these days of advancing prices there is no community in America
in which a price of two cents a week, $1 a year, for a weekly newspaper
can he justified. Two cents a week, $1 a year, is not an adequate price
for what the Mesquiter offers. A letter from one friend to another costs
three cents for postage. The Mesquiter is a weekly letter containing in-
formation about relatives, friends, and acquaintances of those who receive
it. When it does that job it is certainly worthy of a reasonable com-
jTbe bacon that cost 15c a pound last winter sells for 30 cents
pound now. Living costs are up all along the line, therefore, the sub-
scription price of the Mesquiter must keep pace with paper costs and other
increases if we are to continue to serve the eastern part of Dallas County
The addition of one cent a week to the subscription price from all
subscribers living within the state and two cents a week to the subscription
price from all subscribers living outside the state will make it possible
for a largfer and better newspaper. The Mesquiter’s subscription rate after
the Fair will therefore be $1.50 a year within the state and $2 outside
Now is the time to subscribe or pay your renewal! Don’t wait until all
the prizes are gone and the price is advanced. We’ll see you at the Fair.
Make the Mesquiter Booth your headquarters.
|| Christian Church ||
Bible School—10 A. M.
Worship—11 A. M. and 8 P. M.
Christian Endeavor—7 P. M.
The members of the Christian
Church and Endeavor will sponsor
a booth at the Mesquite Fair this
The Young Peoples Class, assisted
by the Women’s Class of the Mes-
quite Christian chuch will entertain
honoring Mr. and Mrs. Bennie Ray
Watson Tuesday evening, September
The committees arranging the par-
ty include Mrs. F. B. Agnew, deco-
rations; Miss Ruth Lander, Mrs.
Charlie Paschall, entertainment;
Mrs. Charles Rogers, refreshments;
Mrs. Annie Tosch, Mrs. Joe Norwood,
general; and others.
Mrs. Steve Caldwell and son, Mic-
key left for Stamford Wednesday
morning after receiving word that
her father, J. W. Connell had had
a stroke of paralysis.
Gus Tucker who has worked for
S. B. Marshall 21 years is the new
employee at the Hoy Grocery and
Market, west of Mesquite. Mr. Tuc-
ker and his wife are building them
a new home near the store.
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Consult us about your
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A. J. COOK......Publisher
MRS. A. J. COOK......Editor
Member Dallas County Press Association
|| Methodist Church ||
The church school had the largest
attendance last Sunday that it has
had in several months. We are hop-
ing that this increase will stay in
effect for sometime to come.
A Visitation and Church Loyalty
Program will be started next week
and will continue through the fol-
lowing four weeks.
The Young People are invited to
the parsonage next.Tuesday evening
for a party.
Services for Sunday begin at 9:45
at which time the Church school
Worship will be conducted by Miss
Zelma Cook. The pastor will bring
the message at the eleven o’clock
hour. The Young People will meet
'at 7 P. M. and the evening service
begins at 7:45.
E. H. HANBY
ii Lawson Locals ||
Mrs. Ray Scott of Honey Grove
has been visiting her mother, Mrs.
Mrs. Calvin Grayson of Seago-
ville visited her sister-in-law, Mrs.
Erby Allen, last week.
Mrs. Dom Howard of Cross Roads
spent Wednesday visiting old friends
Mr. and S. C. Bassett and child-
ren of Tripp visited Mr. and Mrs.
J. R. Shands and Mrs. and Mrs.H. W.
Lawson, last week.
Mrs. Era Whitehurst, Miss Tot
Whitehurst and Mrs. Mozell Terry
spent Sunday in Honey Grove visit-
ing Mrs. Whitehurst’s daughter, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Shands and
daughter spent Sunday afternoon
with Mrs. Shands sister, Mrs. J. J.
Jett at Rylie.
Mr. and Mrs*. B. D. Redden Sr.
of Balch Spring spent Sunday with
their daughter, Mrs. Homer Hullett.
Mrs. Era Whitehurst, Mrs. Ray
Scott and Mrs. Lucy Shands visited
Mrs. Robert Beckham and children
in Dallas last week.
The Lawson Sunday school is
growing rapidly; 88 were present
CARD OF THANKS
May we express grateful appreci-
ation to our friends for their many
kindnesses during our recent be-
The C'ole Family
Hostess To Club
Mrs. Emet Florence entertained
the Modernistic Bridge Club Satur-
day. Mrs. Felton Humphrey and
Mrs. Buell Harvey won first and sec-
The hostess served a frozen salad
course to the guests: Mrs. W. L.
Wilkinson, Mrs. Rex Range,Mrs. H.
H. Jobson, Mrs. F. I. Walker, Mrs.
Humphreys, Mrs. Harvey, and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Houser and child-
ren of Dallas were Saturday guests
of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Bower.
Mr. and Mrs. Hart Abright and
children of Dallas were Sunday
guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Bower.
Miss Nina Dickey, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Dickey, and Miss
Ruth Kemp, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. B. F. Kemp, New Hope are
roommates at Baylor University. The
girls left Sunday. Both 1938 gradu-
ates of Mesquite high school, Miss
Dickey has been employed by
Southwestern Bell Telephone. Miss
Betty Cunningham is working for
the Telephone Company in Miss Dic-
key’s place.'Miss Kemp was secretary
in Fred Cliett Insurance Agency.
She formerly worked for Berry In-
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to live on farm, Woman must be
good cook. Man to work around
yard when needed. Living for both.
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and water. 3 blocks southeast of
Texan Theatre. Mrs. Zelma Pat-
FOR SALE—Our house. Good farm.
H. D. Humphreys. (ltc)
FOR SALE—125 cords dry wood,
$2.50 cord; 7 miles Quinlan,
Texas. H. R. Epperson, Quinlan.
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Cook, Mrs. A. J. The Texas Mesquiter (Mesquite, Tex.), Vol. 60, No. 15, Ed. 1 Friday, September 19, 1941, newspaper, September 19, 1941; Mesquite, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth854834/m1/2/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mesquite Public Library.