The Jacksboro Gazette (Jacksboro, Tex.), Vol. 55, No. 48, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 2, 1935 Page: 1 of 8
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JACKSBORO, TEXAS, THURSDAY, MAY 2, 1935
Attend Eastern Star School.
An Eastern Star school of in-
struction recently held at Fort
The Library Club.
The members of the Library
Club met Thursday, April 18th at
Worth was attended by members the home of Mrs. C. C. llawkins,
of Jacksboro Chapter N. 390, as with Mrs. Bama Taylor as host-
follows: Belle Graves, Hermione ess. Mrs. Cope, who is in the
Gilley, Esther Young, Myrtle service of the government, told
Riggs, Emma Sipes, Leola Brace, the club the conditions of those
Jma Randale, Mabel Jones, Doro- among whom she works in Jack
thy Ham, Hildred Faires, Mrs. S. and adjoining counties.
V. Stark, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Gar-] Mrs. J. W. Knox led an inter-
rison. A number of certificates esting program on “Wild Flow-
were brought back. Mrs. Momal ers.” Refreshments were served
Smith attended at Breckenridge to about twenty-five members
Ford Motor Garage Bought By
First Oil Well
Mineral Wells Men. Within Jacksboro City Limits.
Russell Whatley and Frank; _ „ . .... „
Eades have purchased the local , P* ^ Mowei
Ford Motor Garage, and Mr. Addmon, Cityof Jacksboro,
Drilled Collision Fatal to J. W. Watson.!
Eades has taken over the active ^P^ded *n at 12:30 p.
m., starting a 12Va inch hole.
The well being drilled is four
management. He is well experi-j
enced in the work having been
with Russell Whatley Motor Co.,
Mineral Wells, for a number of|
blocks north of the Public Square
and eust of the J. W. Lucas place.
where she received a certificate.
Mill HIMI Ml Hill IMIllllllllllllliaM
The last meeting of the club
will be open to the public in the
form of a music festival to be
Mr. and Mrs Fades are at home Notice to Farmers Union Members.
at Mrs. C. L. Fisher a residence.
All Star Team.
The next regular meeting of
the County Farmers Union will
meet at Union Point, qbout nine
miles northwest from Jacksboro,
the first Friday in May, at one
o’clock in the afternoon, the same
rr,"T r? °f ?r
No adm,SRIOn er City, and Jacksboro. The * ,ull delegation is re,|,rested a«
games will be played every ,here ,s bu8me8S of importance to
bers, choruses, etc.
fee is charged.
CAPITAL NEWS LETTER.
(By W. D. McFarlane, M. C.)
Navy Appropriation Bill.—Tues-
day, April 23rd, the House began
its debate on the $460,000,000
Navy Bill. This bill follows the
example of the Army Appropria-
tion in that it is ono of the larg-
est ever proposed during peace-
time. The Chairman of the Sub-
Miss Sylvia Stamper of this city
and Mr. Bryan Browning of
Wichita Falls were united in mar-
riage in Weatherford Sunday,
April 21st. Mrs. Browning is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dick
Stamper and is a graduate of the
local high school. She is also an
ex-student of C. I. A., Denton.
Mr. Browning is in business in
The Gazette, with their many
friends, extends congratulations
and best wishes.
Wednesday. Jacksboro will play “ome before the body. There will
be an executive session in the af-
a home game every other week.
A collision on the Fort Worth
and Jacksboro Highway, west of
Springtown, Monday night, prov-
ed fatal Wednesday for .John
Whitfield Watson, 38, poultry
dealer of this city. lie died at
Mrs. D. K. Sewell entertained
with, an Easter bridge luncheoq
in honor of her daughter, Mrs. J.
Clayton Ward, of Fort Worth.
Those present were Mnira. A. A.
Files, It. S. Fillmore Senior and
8:40 a. m. Wednesday in a hos- Junior. W. H. Breech, H. B. Sew-
pital in Fort Worth without re-1ell. W. Patton, .J. B. Wells,
gaining consciousness. His skull Kyle Spiller, J. W. Knox, H. H.
Wichita Falls Defeats Jacksboro
George Wilson, Indian Singer To
Be Here Sunday.
The full blood Sioux Indian
committee explained this in part singer, who is to be with us in our
in presenting the bill to the.r"'1™1 *» July «nd “ now smg-
House by stating that the prea-,1"* hr » meeting in tort Worth,
ent troubled European situation;^ „ 5th nt 3 and give
is creative of an occasion sacred concert, or a sermon in
alarm. The debate continued(song. Mr. Wilson, a native of
Wednesday and Thursday and the Sioux tribe of NorthDakota,
finally passed Friday without a'«&er becoming a grand opera
, . Tr _ „__singer, was converted and gave
record vote. However, the senti- , . , . . , .* . ^
: » a his life and trained voice to the
ment for the bill was expressed j^ortj
the total by 20%.
a motion‘to^mmi/Ld'^uc?1 G,;"r8" VVlls;"'A "'lm has h‘»
This i« the headquarters at Albuquerque, N.
largest Navy Appropriation. in | ^SaX”k£
more than ten years, exceeding , Tj • • *
last year by $172,000,000. Tht b,ls>/ He ,s anxious to come to
" mens dream of a Jacksboro
while in this part of
and this hour is the
“Big Navy - ........ «• the
treaty Navy seems to be a great . .. ,
deal nearer now. As passed thq°n^Mn.e he enn eome
measure authorizes the laying I Thls sacred eoncert lfi °Pen
down of 24 new vessels.
It also “u uim y°u are ur8e<J to
calls for the purchase of 55 new “nd brinK -vour friends-
planes and an increase in person-
nel to 93,000, or 11,000 more than
at present. There is also a pro-
vision for the enrollment of 500
additional cadets in the United
States Naval Academy at Annap-
Works Relief Program.—A ma-
course there will be no admission
charge. Time 3 p. m., place First
A. R. Bilberry.
Home Economics Picnic.
The home economics I, II, and
jority of the interest of official ,111, classes of Jacksboro high
Washington has, for the past, school enjoyed a picnic at the Mc-
week, been centered around the Connell Spring, Tuesday after-
Administration that . the Presi- noon. Picnic lunch was served
dent is setting up to handle the)to Sybal Bowen, Pauline Craft,
expenditure of the $4,880,000,000 Naomi Henderson, Hazel Tipton,
appropriation recently passed. Margaret Glazner, Frankie Bil-
The foundation seems to have berry. Leone Maxev. Juanita
been completed and the “Big1 Flemister, Helen Eastwood, An-
Three' of this administration nelle Breech. Patricia Brown. Ve-
have been indicated—Frank C.jnita Worthington, Freda John-
Walker, former treasurer of the son, Peggy Stevens, Louise Riggs,
Democratic party; Secretary of .Louise Sharp, Wilma Riggs, Len-
Interior, Ickes; and the Director Inis Brownlee, Leonard Campbell,
of the Federal Emergency Relief ,T. L. Cannon, Allen Shepherd,
Administration, Hopkins. All ap- Jack Durfee, Amos Turner, IIen-
3-0 in League Opening.
A1 Shapira allowing Jacksboro
only 3 scattered hits; Massengale
getting two of them. Shapiro was
ternoon and at night there
be several speakers present,
W. A. Whitsitt, Co. Sec.,
and left leg were fractured.
The body is in a funeral home
in Fort Worth awaiting the arri-
val of his father.
Mr. Watson was injured when
;his automobile collided with a
cattle truck. A eow was killed
and the rest released from their
pen. The two occupants of the
truck were unhurt.
Survivors are Mrs. Watson, two
sons. Billy and Richard; a daugh-
ter, Ina Nye Watson, and his fa-
ther, C. T. Watson, of Frostburg,
McConnell. J. W. Spears, Lewis
Johnson, W. T. Spivey, Paul
Jones, the honoree and hostess.
High score was made by Mrs. Fill-
more Sr. Favors were Hoover
Fossil bones of a v5.000,000-
vear-old opossum found Ln Colo-
rado by a Smithsonian scientist
so nearly resemble those of an
opossum living in Brazil today
I that the two would be indistin-
guishable except to an expert.
Jacksboro Golf Club.
The Ilokus Pokus Grocery tour-
lar off color in his Strikeouts and nament goes into the finals next
r.xx11 fji t» nplniu hiu n \roro rvo Tlio
Jacksboro boys kept managing 8unda>r1’ *la£ *|h’ with Ivan Oli-
~ n VWY*« 0*1/1 l»i/*Lr I Iunmi clmnt uu» t/io
to connect with the ball
Graves Memorial Society.
The Graves Memorial Society
will meet Sunday, May 5th at
10:30 o’clock to render the fol-
Opening song, led by Luther
Prayer by chaplain, A. S.
Every one is cordially
to attend these services,
gers in Jacksboro will
heart-break for Risnick to lose.
This was the first game of the
season for the Jacksboro boys.
The second game will be played
here next Wednesday, with Ar-
cher City furnishing the opposi
i ver and Jack Green shooting for
Risnick,* pitcher'forlacksboro, j thf. 8J-a?d Prize. The winner gets I opening address, A. Epp
allowed the Wichita Falls team. ot groceries and the run- Reading, Leon Swanson,
only two hits in the opening fivei“T"1’,, s0"'e, groceries. Class song, Estaline Middle-
round* of the game, but gave up l((.I",tbe ">»tcb Sunday .April Jl, brooks.
6 hits in the last four rounds. He! 1Iot-l">ot !io-d took Henrj Decoration of graves—march-
fanned five of the boys, giving J.“Ti Rlch'lr;i’i ,0U,t, 8eVen u? a,ndjing song led by Andie Weir.
only two free walks. It was a K,'x !° tJ“ck Gref? e5df,d * X«on.
driving contest with Mr. Hill ol Call together at 1:30 o’clock -
Bryson on the 17th green three up I with song led by Zearl Amhurn. 'FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH—
Reading, Edna Wood. Rev. A. R. Bilberry, pastor.
ASSEMBLY OF GOD-
Sunday school, 10:00 a.
Services every Saturday night,
Sunday and Sunday night.
Rev. II. O. Abshier, Pa*tor.
and one to go. Oliver and “ Dubb
Herring closed their match on
the 16th, Oliver five up and four
to go. Dick Stamper and “Moon”
Mullins parted company on the;
16th with Dick five holes up. It
gamea!hat ArcLfcityterBuLrX!'took a lot of mi«h'T «°»d ‘“I
nett 16 and Archer City 0; at Ol-
hey, Graham 4, Olney 0.
I get into the semi finals of this
j tournament and the survivors of
the above match charged over a
wet field last Sunday, April 28th,
to demonstrate the value of
training on a muddy track. Jack
Dick Smith s ball team defeat- Green and Hot-Foot Boyd played
ed Ford Scott’s team last Thurs-!a close game to the 18th hole
day by a score of 16 to 8. j where Hot-Foot got “Pleuritha,”
Douglass Eakman’s Junior, missed a two-foot putt and
team defeated Pete Simon’s Jun-|watched his chances at thegroeer-
ior team last Friday—a score of ies go glimmering. Oliver had
Duet arranged hv Audio Weir.
Class song led by Gene Myers.
Reading. Mary Henderson.
Quartette arranged by Alta
Blood wort h.
Reading, Willard Peterson.
Quartette arranged by Andie
Talk by Rev. Bilberry.
Class song led by I. L. Dodson.1
Reading, Loren e Me A near.
Duet, Margaret and Juanita I
Sunday school, 9:45 a. m.
Morning worship, 11:00.
Training Service (all B.
»\s) 6 :<MJ p. m.
Evening worship 7:00.
W. M. S. and Sunbeam Band,
J :00 p. m., Monday.
Y. W. A. Tuesday evening.
Prayer meeting. Wednesday
evening; choir practice imme-
G. A.. 4:00 p. m. Wednesday
14 to 8.
On Monday, Jesse Massen-
gale’s team defeated Ford Scott’s
by a score of 8 to 3, in a ten-inn-
Dick Smith’s and Roy Plum-
lee’s teams will battle it out
On Monday Ford Scott's team
will meet Roy Plumlee’s.
The butting averages of the
Soft Ball League players up to
Reading. Irene Horton. , , a- m - talk by *ome of
Talk by Zearl Amhurn. the brethren, and communion,
instructions to bring home sonic Qufirtottc nrrnngod by Wnltcrj Prsycr meeting snd Bible study
Hokus Pocus groceries and with Teague. ;8:00 p. m. Wednesday,
that big thought he took the field Reading. Lola Mae Bailey. Ladies’ Bible study Tuesday
with grim determination. In such Duet, Maggie and Charlie Geer. 4:00 P- ni
circumstances Dick Stamper vows Class song. Joe Bloodworth. i
he didn t have a chance. Any-| Closiing song led by Howard
way the “larapin” school super-1 Homeeley.
Dismissed with prayer by the
Committee to decorate unknown
graves: Mines. J. E. Wood, Lu-
ther Craig, Annie Dixson, A. G.,
plications will be sent to Walker ry McClelland, Misses Lula Mae
first and a complete report on the,Martin and Cleo Stewart,
necessity, practicality, and legal-1
ity of each project will he made J Certificates. To begin with, the
This report will then go to the Finance Committee of the Senate
Allotment Board, which is to be completely disregarded the Pat-
headed by Ickes. The method of man Bill which was passed and
financing is to be determined by
this board and the whole then
submitted to the President for
sent over by the House. It also
forgot all about the Vinson Bill
which tho House Committee re-
his approval, revision, or rejec- ported out and substituted for
tion. After this action has been, both the compromise bill of its
completed, the project, if ap-j Chairman. However, no provision
proved, will be returned to the’seems to have been made for the
appropriate government agency. J expense of this bill, variously es-
At the same time a copy goes to timated at five to six hundred
Hopkins who will be in charge'million dollars, and this will
of the operations. It will be his, probably have to be worked out
L. L. Herring
Party for Intermediates.
intendent is sure of "some
maybe “lots” of groceries.
The president of the club, Jack
Green, has the dignity of his of-
fice to uphold and right now is
holding secret practice for the
finals which are on for next Sun-
day, May 5th. It’s Oliver and
Green “for it.” Dick Stamper
Furthermore, next Sunday,
May 5th, marks the qualifying
round for ihe Charles W. Keene
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH—
Rev. Oliver Harrison, pastor.
Sunday sehool, 9:45 a. m.
Morning worship. 11 :00.
Evening worship 7-00.
Junior C. E.—4 :00 p. m.
Senior C. E.—6:00 p. m.
Ladies ’ Missionary M eeting, 2:30
p. m. Monday.
U. S. Chamber Declares Nation in
Washington, April 29.—A re-
ub Championship trophy, a fine]port the nation is closer to break-
WHhuu Cady hag now on uispiay.
To further “sweeten the pot”
Jesse Massengale and Norval
Leach will dish up some Magno-
lia service ns a second prize in-
ducement. The tournament is to
be a two-flight-affair, winner of
the first flight to receive the
Cady Bag and low shooter of the
second flight gets the choice of
ten gallons of gas or a wash and
grease job at Massengale &
Leach Magnolia Service Station.
Qualifying rounds may be played
any time from Friday, May 3rd,
to Tuesday, May 7th, inclusive.
All cards must be in not later
Sunday school, 10:30. a. m.
Mass, 8 and 10 a. m , alternating.
Rev. J. A. Schauf, of Henriet-
ta, here on 2nd Sunndays.
ed an intermediate class of the
Methodist Church with a party,
task to see that the supplies are before any definite action is ta-|Saturday night. Games were
the j ken. Secretary Morgenthau cast
purchased, that persons
relief rolls aire employedi,l
that the proper speed and prog-
ress are maintained. This -set-up,
amount as rapidly and efficiently
Adjusted Service Certificate Pay-
ment.—The Senate has been hav-
ing ijuite a bit of trouble in con-
and a critical eye over the estimated
expenditures and hurriedly sug-
gested an increase in revenue to
will adequately carry fcare for the expense. His pro-
Preoident’s expressed (posal was to increase greatly the
of spending the huge inheritance taxes and is in keep-
ing with the attitude of every
Secretary of the Treasury since
played and refreshments served
to Peggy Stevens, Oneta Brown,
Pauline Craft, Hazel Tipton, Stel-
la Mae Lagow Wynnelle Porter,
Annie Maude Garner, Ada Louise
Worthington, Joe Marie Cooper,
Genevieve Sewell, Kathryn Stew-
art, I*)uise Lewis,, Jim Riggs,
Boyce Walker, Jack Black, Leon
the World War whenever any!Reeves, Herbert McClellan, Lloyd
legislation has been pending for Jone»v Bill and Junior Woolfoik,
the soldiers, and his estimates are j Dick Fillmore, Kenneth Gwalt-
of the bal- about as accurate as those of his
** .v *
Myrtis Chambers, Mrs.
and the hostess.
ing will be from scratch, i. e., no
handicaps will be allowed, act-
ual qualifying score will deter-
mine flight position.
The handicap committee is still
crying for score cards, Thesd
cards are essential as there are
several handicap tournaments on
our program as the season ad-
To settle a lot of arguments ns
to how good our shooters really
are, an invitation has been ex-
tended to Mineral Wells Club for
the coming Sunday to meet us on
the home grounds. So,—let all
hands be out next Sunday to
show the Mineral Wells Club we
can give them a good trimming
and be good hosts and entertain-
ers as well.
• r n rr*t-t r\ t o. m r>ittv***
Rev. J. B. Jordan, pastor.
Sunday school. 9:45 a. m.
Morning worship. 11:00; even-
ing tne Oack ot tHe depression
than at any time since recovery)
began was linked by organized)
manufacturers Sunday to a de-1
raand for removal of political un- :n£ worship 7 K)0.
certainties. I Epworth League 6:00 p. m.
Issued ns hundreds of critically j Ladies’ Missionary meeting, 3KX)
minded business men converged P- m- Monday.
on the capital for the'twenty-
annual convention of the United
States Chamber of Commerce, the
economic analysis of the Nation-
al Association of Manufacturers
“Surveys indicate that close to
$20,000,000,000 (billions) in ex-
penditures, which would give em-
ployment! to 4,000,0(H) men for
two years, is pent up in the field
of factory expansion, renovation
and rehabilitation alone.
“The release of this flow of pri-
vate capital by removing politic-
al uncertainties would dwarf the
billions appropriated by Congress
for relief and make unnecessary
the expenditure of much of the
Finding recover}- “within our
grasp” the association asked the
temporary shelving—as a busi-
ness stimulant—of such disturb-
ing legislation as unemployment
insurance, the omnibus banking
bill, the utility holding company
bill the thirty-hour-week, the
Wagner labor diaputea bill, the
Guffey bituminous coal measure
and proposed changes in railroad
Stewards’ meeting, twice month-
ly, Wednesday p. m.
Rev. A. C. Evans, pastor.
Sunday school, 9:45 a. m.
Morning worship, 11:00.
Evening worship 7:00.
Christian Endeavor, 6:00 p. m
Woman’s Auxiliary every Mon-
day afternoon at 3 o’clock.
Boy Scouts, Monday evening.
Girl Scouts meet Tuesday af-
ternoon at 4:15 o’clock.
Prayer meeting, with choir
practice, Wednesday evening.
Elders’ meeting, 2nd Tuesday.
Saturday night, Lecture on
Sunday school. 10:00.
Morning worship, 11 KX)
Evening worship, 7:80.
Young People’s Bible Study,
Prayer meeting, Wednesday
H. E East. Pastor.
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