The Detroit News-Herald (Detroit, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 24, 1945 Page: 1 of 4
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The Detroit News-Herald
OLDSEKIES VOL. 52
DETROIT, TEXA8, THURSDAY MAY 24, 1945
NEW 8ERIES VOL. IS No 8
C IfirUavillw, Texiia
SATURDAY. MAY 26
GEORGE O’BRIEN in
“BORDER 6 MEN”
PREVIEW SAT. NIGHT 9 30 ;
SUN. A MON.. MAY 27 & 28
Ginger ROGERS Jo*eph COTTEN
Shirley TEMPLE in
“I LL BE SEEIRG YOU”
TUES & WED., MAY 29-30
Laird Creager, Linda Darnell,
George Sanders in
THURS. & FRL. MAY 31-JUNE 1
Truly One of (he Great Scrern
Romances of all Time
Hedy L.marr, Paul Hendreid in
!Sgt. Theron Phillips
Back in States
Mr and Mts. H L. Phillips re-
ceived a telephone call Monday
afternoon from their son, Sgt
Theron Phillips, who has been
oversea since since October 1942,
saying he was back in the states
somewhere and would be home
soon. He told his mother that he
wanted some fried chicken and hot
Sgt. Phillips was reared at De
troit, finished Detroit High School
' and graduated from Paris Junior
| College. He enlisted in the Army
Air Corps 1941 and was sent over
sea in October 1941. He was in
African Italian campaign for more
than two and a half years.
Bond Sales 50%
Detroit has so'd $9,900.00 of the
$18.000 00 quota in the Mighty
7th War Loan Drive; Kanawha
$2‘500 00 of a $6 500 00; Kiomitia,
$1,200 00 of $2,706 00; Davenport,
$1.000 00 of $3,000.00; Midway,
$125 00 of $2,250 00; Cross Roads,
$50 00 of $2,250 00. No report
Irom Mt. Era, Ward’s Chapel
Woodland and Blakeney
Sgl. Monroe Vickers Home
Sgt. Monroe Vickers of Bogata,
who was recently liberated from a
German prison camp, reached
home last Saturday. He was tak-
en prisoner December 18 in Bel'
Sgt Vickers is a son of Mt. and
Mrs. I. M. Vickers Jr. of Bogata
and a grandson of J. M. Vickers
Sr. of D.troit. He has a wife and
two year old daughter, six broth-
ers and a sister.
St. Sgt. Bennie W. Faocett Killed in
Action in Ceimanj March 16 j Sgl. Edmond Broadway Discharged
_ - j j:jmond A Broadway, who
returned to the States last Octo-
ber after two years service over-
si a, received his discharge from
the Army last week and arriv J
1 cic last week end. He and Mrs.
iiro-idway left Tuesday for San
We Do Our Best
to Serve Yc..
r' j i t ,
Oogc . v teats
Gc d Groceries
Fresh Vegetables Friday
Pillsbury’s Best F!our
25 lb. sack, $1.35
COFf-EE AND TEA
Quality Coeds and Service
to Show Out Appreciation
Market and Grocery
Hack in States
Mr. and Mrs Jim Dotson, who
ive on Rt 2, received a telegram
Irom tluir son Pvt. Roy Dotson
> tying he had landed safely back
in California and would be home
Feed For Sale
WY have plenty of FEEL>
Tennessee Sugar Cane See.1.
Seed Dwarf Maine, I legari and
Red "Pop Cane Seed and Seed Peas.
H. S. Flippo,
on the Cult Corner. .
Singing at Midway
There will be singing at Midway
Sunday night May 27. Everyone
is invited to come.
What Are Your
Whatever the requirement- of tin* family we
are railed noon to serve we are in position
to meet them. Our complete services are all
you could desire.
Ami best of all the complete prices shown in
our display room are vrr\ moderate.
SKHVIC.ES that will meet the needs of all
Reynolds Funeral Home
Ambulance Service Phone 32-J
Sunday, 8:30 p.m.
The DPtroit schools will close
close Friday, June 1, with Com
mencement Exercises at 8:30 p. m
The graduating exercises of the
Detroit High School will be held
Friday. June 1, at 8:30 p, m. at
the High School auditorium
Processional Mrs. Irene Storey
Star Spangled Banner, Cello
Solo Mrs. Faanie C. Hutcherson.
Invocation—Rev. T: W. Mathis.
Smiling Through —High School
Service Men of Detroit High.
God Bless Amirica—Audience
and High School Chorus.
What We Take With Us.
Introduction of Seniors —Mrs.
Agnes Scaff, Principal.
Presentation of Diplomas— J. C.
R. Sanders, Superintendent.
Remarks—Sup*. J C. R. San-
Benediction—Dr. W. N. Mul
Recessional —Mrs Irene Storey.
The Senior Clas3 roll: Mary Jo
Clack, Mary Frances Covington,
William Covington, Seth Bailey
Cow. n, Wilford V. Fodge, Jean
Geer, Joe Marchbanks, Tommye
Mathis, Bernard Newman, Edwi-
na Newsome, Mary Frances Page,
Anita Gene Pollan, James Reece
Syble Allenc Roberts, Virginia R.
The Baccalaureate services will
behJd at the High School audito-
1 rium Sunday. May 27, at 8.30
Processional—Mrs. Irene Storey.
Invocation- Rev. T. W. Mathis.
My Task -High School Chorus.
Scripture Reading—Rev. C. M.
An erica the Beautiful—Audience
Scrm m -Rev. Paul Matthews.
C ising .Song I ligh School Cho-
B.ncJitnn J L. Lawson.
Recession ll - Mrs Irene Storey.
ELmentary School Program
To be given at the High School
aud.torium Thurday, May 31, at
j S:30 p m
i Cod Bless Amcrca -Congrega-
Invocation Dr W. N. Mullins.
Choosing Class Flower.
Choosing Class Colors.
Responsive Song—S eventh
I Salutatory—Robert FoJ ge.
Class Will -Jack Pearce.
Class Prayer —Win Jell Stephan-
Awarding Certificates —Supt. J.
| C. R. Sanders.
Calendar of Magic—First Six
President —Robert Fodge.
Vice President -Sally Pratt.
Secretary-treasu er — Jack
Class Reporters—Bobby Castle-
man and Jesse Meek.
Class Flower - Dorothy Perk;n
Class Co'orsr Blue and gold.
Sponsor —Mrs. Ed Slaytcn.
Child of Wm. Ritchey
Viiginia Rose, three yean and
ten months old daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Wm Ritchey, who live
at the H G. Clay place east of
town, was drowned in the pool at
the home Tuesday afternoon.
With other small children she
had gotten on a raft, a large tin
sign board, which tilted and they
fell into the water Dorothy, an
older sister, rescued the little boy,
but was unable to reach the gir
and after failing and seeing her go
down the second time, ran to the
V. E. Clem home for help when a
passing motorist failed to heed her
call. About the time she and Mrs.
Clem returned seme cars stopped
and the search for the body start-
ed and Bernard Newman, a High
School senior, found the body and
a Mr. Jennings from Paris, brought
The body had been in the water
for thirty minutes and artificial
respiration, begun immediately,
failed to revive her. The body
was carried to Clarksville to a
pullmotor and that failed.
There was no one at home ex-
cept the children when the tragedy
happened. Mr. Ritchey was at
work in Camden, Ark., and Mrs.
Ritchey had brought some eggs to
town and was waiting for the
stores to open.
Surviving are the parents, five
brothers and a sister, the grand-
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Ritchey and Mr and Mrs. Claude
Ferguson of Fayetteville, Ark.,
besides many other relatives.
Funeral services were held at
the Detroit Methodist church
Wednesday afternoon at 4 o’clock,
Reynolds Funeral Home in charge
i*nd conducted by Rev. T. W.
Mathis. Pallbearers were Bobby
Castleman, Joe Paul Foster, Van
I lugh Venable and Bobby Reece
Burial in Detroit cemetery.
Lions Gab Write
Rev. T W Mathis was sponsor
for the program at the Lions Club
Wednesday evening and presented
as guest speaker Lion Morrison
George, Paris business man, who
brought a very interesting mes-
sage interspersed with outstanding
During the meal it was propos-
ed to wtite a letter to a service
man oversea and paper was start-
ed at four places for each one to
write to Tech. 5th W. R. Mullins,
better known as Ralph or "Moon,”
son of Lion Dr. W. N. Mullins*
who help build the Alcan highway
and is now with the 35th engineers
in Germany. The young ladles
serving joined in the messages.
At the business meeting a satis-
factory report was made on the
clean up campaign completed this
week jointly with the FHT and
A mass meeting of the citizens
of the town was called for Mon-
day, May 28, at 8:30 p. m. at the
High School auditorium to plan
and devise means of conducting an
effective campaign against mos-
quito breeding places.
Nancy Ann Ladd Graduates
Cards were received this week
announcing the grnduatnn of Miss
Nancy Ann Ladd from tfte( Arkan-
sas High School at Texarkana,
Ark, Friday evening, Junc 1st, ct
8:30 o’clock Miss LadJ is the
daughter ot Mr and Mrs. | N.
Ladd of Texarkana, and the
gran J daughter oi Mr. and Mrs.
C. D. Bourne ol Detroit.
Card of Thanks
I To the good neighbors and
! friends whe were so kind to us in
| the last days and death of our
I husband and lather, R. M. Crox-
ton. We tuist you will always find
such Iriends in hours of trouble
The Croxton Family.
*11** Wo* iU*
is called i bar umI that is tha traa
far it is
A Bar taHaavaa, a imr la Hal;
ABar la i
Award Bronze Star
Mrs. M. H. Harrison and Mr.
and Mrs. Grant Harrison have re-
ceived extracts of the Award of
the Bronze Star Medal to First
Sergeant Martin H. Harrison,
Corps of Engineers, United States
Army, April 24, 1945, for merito*
rtous service in connection with
military operations against an en-
emy of the United States in the
European Theater of Operations.
A Bar to boaured, asaM He;
A dour ta krawliag, nasrfaw strife.
A Bar te al that’s brae aad brave;
A dear ta every draakard’s grave.
A Bar ta jay that be— aaparts;
A Bar ta Heaves, a dear ta ball;
Wbaever eased it ward it welL”
Read Pkeverbs 23:29-31
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Rev. T. W. Mathis, Pastor
Call Mass Meeting for
The Lions Club has called •
mass meeting of the citizens of the
town to be held at the High School
auditorium Monday night, May
28. at 8:30 o’clock, for the pur*
pose of organizing a mosquito
This is an important meeting
and if the best results are obtain*
ed will require the unified effort of
the entire town. Be at this meet*
ing and help make our community
a better place to live in.
Rev. T. W. Mathis, the pastor, when Sgt. Cary M. Blake, Med.
will preach at the Baptist church Sec. Wakeman General Hospital,
next Sunday at 11 a. m. and at j Atterbury, Ind., with his wife
night. Sunday school at 10 a. m.' and sons, Billy and Harold*
A cordial invitation is extended whom he is moving from Lubbock
everyone. J to Atterbury with him; Mrs. Lll-
Brotherhood, Tj^siiy 3:30 p.m iian Perry of Lubbock and Mr.
and Mrs. Lloyd Blake of Lawton,
New line Box Paper. Alto many
useful gift items for graduates. See
our window. Detroit Drug Co.
Okla* were all at home on a visit*
Fulb ight Man Diet Friday
Jim Cantrell, 82, died at his
home at Fuibright Friday last and
funeral services were conducted by I
Dr Fred E. King at the Mctho-j
dist church at Fuibright, followed '
with burial near Clarksville. Two
B. T. U.
Devotional: J. C. R. Sanders.
JMo. 1: Rev. T. W. Mathis.
No. 2: Mrs. Cecil Latimer.
No. 3: Claud Councill.
No 4: Cecil Latimer.
No 5: Miss Al na Flippo.
Bible drill: Miss Alma Flippo.
Singing at tfie Baptist Church
, There will be singing at the
Baptist church Sunday afternoofl
Jane 3, at 3 o'clock. Evervone is
invited to attend.
W. M .U.
Lesson: Acts 22; Mrs. T. W.
Devotional—Mrs Cecil Latimer.
Roll call -Conversion in the
EAT WITH US
and You Will be Delighted
We do onr Best to give satisfactory
COME AND EAT WITH US
OUR LUNCHES SATISFY
Hamburgers, Sandwiches, Etc.
Plate Lunch with dessert 50c
Without Dessert, 4Uc
C igars, C igarettes
Billfold, containieg identification
| card, social secunty card, A and Cj
I gasoline cards, all in my name,and |
! one silver dollar.
Jim P. Miller. I
Injured in Car Wreck
„ I Wanted to Buy
Miss Eloise Phillips, daughter of
Mr and Mrs. Pete Phillips of Bon-i Home in Detroit, or small farm
lum, was injured jn a car wreck near lovvn» at reasonable price.
Saturday afternoon, breaking an I See Mrs Eva G. Doyle,
arm and collar bone and receiving
a gash across the forehead.
We want the local news.
Use the cash system & save money
Heinz Chili Sauce
on Your Fresh Peas and Beans
Monarch Vegetable Soup 14c
Monarch Prune Juice : 17c
Me Yry to Keep Change for Your Accommodation
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The Detroit News-Herald (Detroit, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 8, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 24, 1945, newspaper, May 24, 1945; Detroit, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth855202/m1/1/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Red River County Public Library.