The Jacksboro Gazette (Jacksboro, Tex.), Vol. 54, No. , Ed. 1 Thursday, February 22, 1934 Page: 1 of 8
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R. D. Chambers Variety Store Singing Convention To Be Held
Opens Next Saturday.
Announcement has been made
of the opening of the R. I). Cham-
bers Variety Store here next Sat-
urday, February 24th. Souvenirs
will be given To the children on
the opening day.
A complete new stock of goods
is being put in, in the building
formerly occupied by A. J. Cher-
ry homes, tirst door north of the
First National Bank.
Mr. Chambers ijs from Rule and
comes recommended as a success-
ful business man and a good
citizen. He expects to move his
family here soon.
Sunday School Program.
Feb. 25, Advertising With
Scripture, Psalm 24, Alta Riggs.
Talk—The Story of John Iluy-
ler, Naomi Lucas.
Prayer, Mary Helen Morton.v
Hymns, “O Zion Haste” and
“Open My Eyes That T May See.”
Feb. 25, The Power of Yourself.
Scripture, Peter 1:1-11. Muriel
Prayer, Mr. Hawkins.
Solo, “Just As T Am.’* .
Devotional, Rev. Jordan.
Ilumn, “Follow The Gleam.”
Every one is cordially invited
to attend these sendees. Stran-
gers in Jacksboro will
ASSEMBLY OF GOD—
Sunday school, 10:00 a. m.
Morning and evening services
Rev. A. R. Bilberry, pastor.
Sunday school, 9:45 a. m.
Morning worship, 11:00.
Training Service (all B. Y. P.
U.s) 6:15 p. m.
Evening worship 7:15.
W. M. S. and Sunbeam Band,
3:00 p. m., Monday.
Y. W. A. Tuesday evening.
Prayer meeting, Wednesday
evening; choir practice imme-
G. A., 4:00 p. m. Friday.
CHURCH OF CHRIST—
Sunday school, 10:00 a. m.
i Communion, 11:00 a. m.
FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH—
Oliver Harrison, Paster.
Sunday school, 9:45 a. m.
Morning worship, 11:00, pastor
in charge of services morning
and evening on first and third
Sundays of each month.
Evening worship, 7:00.
Junior C. E.—4:00 p. m.
Senior C. E.—6:00 p. m.
Ladies’Missionary Meeting, 2:30
p. m. Monday.
At Wizard Wells.
The shiging convention was
postponed last Sunday on ac-
count of unfavorable weather
and will be held next Sunday,
Feb. 25th, at 2 p. m. at Wizard
Wells, with the following pro-
Opening song, president.
Class songs, Ernest Rhoades,
Audelia Ramzy, Jess Raper.
Special, Carl Ramzy.
Class songs, Mr. Potts, John
Solo, Mrs. Ike Duncan.
Reading, Lena Faye Shawn.
Class songs, Pete Parrish,
Special, Gibtown quartette.
Reading, Little Miss Duncan.
Class songs, Charley Geer,
Reading, Geneva Felkner.
Special, Pete Parrish.
Class songs, W. C. Hoyle, Lew-
Special, Weatherford quar-
tette by Dick Chamberlain.
Class songs, Mrs. W. E. Rhoades,
Special, ladies’ quartette.
Class song, Walter Mowery.
Special, W. C. Hoyle.
Professor L. D. Huffstutler of
Dallas will be present. A great
time is expected.
Miss Margaret Boyd was host-
ess to the Junior Home and Gar-
den Club Tuesday, with Mrs. H.
W. Dobson as leader of the pro-
gram—subject, “Trees.” |
Members present were Mines. R.:
R. Gilley, Sam Cannon, R. Can- j
non, Arthur Cherryhomes, H. W. j
Dobson, J. E. Garrison, A. Sewell,
Portis Woolley, E. M. Davidson
Jr., and the hostess. Mrs. Boyd
and Miss Walt inn Boyd were
The club will meet at the home
of Mrs. Portis Woollev, March
Contract On Highway 66 Expected Ernest H. Remington In Race For
Ernest 11. Remington of New-
The chairman of the local high-
way committee told the board of castle was here this week and au-
directors of the chamber of com- thorized the Gazette to place his
iherce at their Tuesday after- name in our announcement col-
noon meeting that there was|umn as a candidate for repre-
nothing in the way of the letting tentative from .lack and Young
of the contract for the first see- Counties subject to the action of
tion on Highway 66, and that he j the Democratic primary next Ju-
had been promised by the State L- Mr. Remington’s announce-
Highway Commission that this meat is as follows:
would be done at a very near ---
date. I To the Voters of Young and Jack
The city of Mineral Wells, nc- Counties:
cording to Mayor Harris, had ' hereby make my announce-
agreed to furnish a light of way|n,l*,,t f°r the,office » Rep-
through the city, south to t4ie resent at ive from-Ymmg and Jack
end of the city limits. All the Counties. I respectfully ask your
right of way has been secured,
either by agreement with prop-
erty holders or by condemnation
suits to Brazos. One piece from
consideration and solicit your
vote and influence.
I was born ami reared in tInl-
and the adjoining District. 1
Brazos to the county line south j ^avo lived in this District for
is now being settled—this gives ov‘‘r Dventy years. Have follow
the right of way complete. j**d farming and various business
Out of a possible thirty or for- int‘T‘sts am! ir • |v«'tcd. that
ty tracts, some eight or nine con- 1 'vil1 ,H' a lmsition to
flomnutinii k I . » 1 M‘f*V#» flu* f |»/| 1 # I f * ftf * nf luudili*
III licit KUi Mill?* nil \ r IR'CR flllMi •> • i i
and settled.- In all cases the de- lnt* tllis District, a* ......... vise
cision of the jury was satisfacto- <*,WI1, .... .
ry to the local committee Two of 1 l)1',’l",s,>- 11 ,u br|VP
the proper!v holders of lands Wst '‘ffor,s ,u 1ni,.v •■epresenting
condemned are offering a liberal 1 mt<*n*s,s ol ";-v DMrict to the
compromise in lieu of an appeal *ixf‘‘1.lt tllat,1 'V1'1 oa,‘ll c0™'
with the committee. One land K!llll!y ''a<' 1 l’"‘circt in the
owner will appeal his ease—as ‘P,stn(,t al,k‘‘ 1 hav“ 1,0 sT°<Mal
he committee does not think' ,M,‘‘n!sts to svrv,‘-
'!><■>• car...... Hhis which1. , h,,ve1 ^ ./"r T°.r
they claim is too high, n.,,1 in ' ''V" ‘""1 ,f
«li.h,n he wants aftorne.Vs S ..fl,"’"..’T" ..'l" ..T*
Sunday school, 10:30. a. m.
Mass, 8 and 10 a. m., alternating.
Rev. .T. A. Schauf, of Henriet-
ta, here on 2nd Sunndnys.
v( Rev. J. B. Jordan, pastor.
Sunday school, 9:45 a. m.
i Morning worship, 11:00; even-
^ ing worship 7:00.
Bn. , Epworth League 6:00 p. m.
‘ Ladies’Missionary meeting, 3:00
p. m. Monday.
v Prayer meeting, Wednesday
Stewards’ meeting, twice month-
ly, Wednesday p. m.
Rev. A. C. Evans, pastor.
Sunday school, 9:45 a. m.
Morning worship, 11:00.
Y 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.
The Gazette is authorized to
publish the following political
announcements, subject to the (
action of the Democratic Primary j
to be held Suturday. July 24,
R. C. LANNTNG
ERNEST H. REMINGTON
For County Judge
JOHN P. SIMPSON
; H. C. McCLURE
For County Attorney
C. H. HENLEY
For District Clerk
H. M. BUNNELL
For County Clerk
J. V. BOLEY
For Sheriff, Tax Assessor anc
GUY S. MORGAN
rr D UAnnTTV
C. B. (Button) CROWLEY
E. E. TURNER
For County Treasurer
MRS. STELLA HENSLEY
For County Superintendent of
J. N. FULCHER
J. T. JONES
MRS. RUBYE MULLINAX
ERNEST B. WHITAKER
For County Commissioner
Precinct No. 1
W. E. LANHAM
Precinct No. 2
J. C. (Doc) ARMES ,
L. EARL JOHNSON
J. M. DICKENSON *
GEORGE R. RANKIN
MERCER H. KENDRICK
WILL J. K IETH
JIM F. COX
Precinct No. 3
S. E. KINDER
T. M. BRUCE
R. T. MARTTN
Precinct No. 4
For Justice of the Peace
Precinct No. 1
E. M. PRINGLE
THROUGH THE CENTURIES THE
GREATNESS OF WASHINGTON
The passage of time but serves to make bis memory
more sacred to all Amerieans.
The truths which he formulated in conducting the
affairs of his administration, have been proved sound and
wise by subsequent events. In making decisions, Wash-
ington thought not only of the past but of the FUTURE
applicability of his principles. It was this quality of fore-
sight that made him a great man.
Christian Endeavor Plans For
The Christian Endeavorers of
Jacksboro Christian and Presby-
terian Churches met at the Pres-
byterian church Sunday and dis-
cussed plans for the coming dis-
trict convention to be held here
April 13-15. The following con-
vention committee was elected:
General chairman, Miss Nelle
Witherspoon; vice chairman and
secretary, Margaret Spivey; reg-
istration chairman, Dorcas Eve-
lyn Richards; home entertain-
ment, Harold Spears, assisted by i
Dorcas Evelyn Richards, Rachel!
Campsey, Alma Weir, Mrs. J. E. j
Garrison and Mrs Arthur Chor-1
Banquet, antertainment. Mrs. A.
Evans and reception assistants,
Mrs. H. H. McConnell and Mrs. J.
Publicity, Rawlins Cherryhomes,
assisted by Mary Carter, Jack Er.
win, Judd Cherryhomes and Roy
Decoration and transportation,
general chairman, Vineta Worth-
ington. Decoration. Marie Weir,
Katherine Evans, Virginia Spi-
vey and Patricia Brown. Trans-
portation, Jim Johnson, H. F.
Boyd, Arthur Evans and Pat
Ushers, Bowen Evans, assisted
by Donald Brown, Ed Worthing-
ton and Mixon Stamper.
Junior, Mrs. E. C. Richards, as-
sisted by Mary Simpson.
Intermediate, Helen Drue Hill,
assisted oy Henry James Rich-
ards and Miss Witherspoon.
This convention committee will
meet again Tuesday night, Feb.
and a fe^ built a 1e„ ........... "s 'T* 'I™'
of.the committee. This, howev K“"'d ”
er, does not hinder the Amd con- '''T ,• , ,
ti-ont .... :♦«, * .. 1 11 i I will from time 1«» tune give
p . ?ns rn<*Gon, as mon- U1y views on current questions as
e°'lri (*0,>denwiation j the occasion demands jukI will
u ltli the* 08 mV* >e^n I endeavor to see as many of you
... . . courL The suit will be'.)K possible before the election
S* ?. ^ ')as sGBed. , and give my ideas on ihe euiTont
The city has bad trouble get- ,(ll(.stions of the day.
ting land in the city limits, and -
it may be necessary to change the ™
route slightly to ffvoftb** houses ‘ Squaw Mountain,
that can not be secured at the! w , . v , .>n
sum of on conditions offered by L S,'T n* “
the city officials.—MinfSil Wells ^ J** Whitwtt and children
Index or Oakaiul eominunity nave been
visiting Mrs. John Farris.
. inil _____ Miss Oiulee Cantrel spent the
iweek-end with her sister, Mrs.
County Agent Advises Immediate I8hiel,u <rf ,
! in unity.
Signing of Corn-Hog Contracts. Wilburn Bryant and family of
Electra visited the family of Mrs.
To the cotton farmer who. has n,m'is Jaekson the past week,
already reduced his cotton acre-1 ^rs- b°ssh* King is spending a
age by diversifying with other days with Mrs. L Hunt at
crops and livestock in previous Jacksboro.
years, and who feels the Govern ! *Mis* i'anis has been
ment cotton program is unfair to!visifi«g in Oakland eominunity.
I him, the corn-hog contract may Dallas Jackson visited (barley
| offer interesting possibilities,1 Rhodes at Shannon, Tuesday.
Isays Paul B. Jones, county agent.! Mr- antl Kurix visit-
1 yf A T/' TlkT/^ Suppose a farmer (•hanged' 0(1 Mr. and Mrs. Orvie Jackson of
|V! /\ lx I r\l|-r lfroni n,‘ all-cotton farm system1 L've Oak community, recently.
|t0 hH]f cottou ailt| half IVed a I cleo Rl‘«»des of Lodge Creek
I few years ago. He milks cows eomunniity spent the week-end
rhat is what is covered in our Weekly 1 »wul feeds hogs and raises chick-jw'tk k‘s s*ster> ^rs Dallas Jack-
Nrwt Rnteu feature each wreck, fns for a steady year-round liv-' son* .
It is an interpretation of the events j ing, and takes-his cotton money 1 lerschel < ant reII ol Hineron
of each week that are mskma the in the fall for paying the lugger * community was a visitor in the
histurv Of the nation and the world, bills. Ile makes the same per- home of his paiVntx here during
It is prepared by Edward W Pickard, centagc reduction in his 1934, the past week
vottnn crop an the neighbor who, w an(, It,rnmn McCimo
snu plains nearly the whole, .. ...
farm to cotton, but he will re-'1,1 ,l0nr ,Hry,s"" , vls1'
eeive oniy bait as much in the '"'■s in ibe VT. M. Ciawl.-y bowiv.
way of a Government cotton hen- » -----
I Clothing accounts are Ireing
In many instances it works j kept by 200 Navarro 4-H Club
one of the highly trained newspa-
per observers of ibe uitoa, «uu
syndicated to a limited number of
It is the best feature of this character
that goes to American readers
from any source. You can make u
Che foundation of your discus-
sion of wnrld events with friends
v Mrs. J. 8. Teague Dies.
Mrs. J. S. Teague, age 77, died
at. her home near Barton Ghapel,
Friday, Feb. 16th. Funeral serv-
ices were held the 17th, being
conducted by Revs. D. M. Deni-
son, J. P. Stevenson, G. A. Shaw-
ver and W. H. McQuearv. Burial
was in Keechi cemetery.
Mrs. Teague had resided in
Jack County for many years. She
had been a devoted Christian and
a member of the Baptist Church
1 Surviving are her husband, J.
S. Teague; nine children, J. A.
Teague, Safford, Ariz.; G. L.
out that the diversified fanner'^,.1* t|,js vear
may sign a cornhog contract to' ^
reduce corn acreage or hog pro-
duction or both, and receive Gov-
ernment benefit checks that will
total just as much or even more
than these received by the tll-
eotton farmer. In addition the
diversified farmer is in a much
better position' than the all-cot-
ton farmer to use the extra feed
which the farm can grow under
the terms of the cotton and corn-
Teague and Clay Teague of IIol-
27, at 7:30 o’clock at the home of lis, Okla.; Minnie Teague, Mrs.
Dorcas Evelyn Richards. Some of Beulah Kirk, of Hawley, Texas;
the officers of Fort Worth dis-
trict are expected to be present
J. E. Teague, O. D. Teague, W. S.
Teague and A. B. Teague, all of
The Gazette i« prepared to
quantity of candidate
and give more definite instruc- Jack County; twenty-three grand-
tions in, regard to the convention, 'children and thirteen great-grand.
■ * »----- | children.
Bowie County home demon-' Out of the county relatives who
stration club women are planning attended the funeral were: Mrs.
to plant in their gardens this Leva Bamberger and Mrs. Willie
pards on short notice. PrioM are!spring 146^feet each of leafy. Lamb of Fort Worth, B. S. Se-
eeonomieal and all work If fuar starchy and other vegetables for right of Hollis, Okla., and B. J.
anteed. (tf) ‘ each member in their families. 1 Teague of Childress.
The corn-hog contract is open |
to* every farmer in the county;
who produces a surplus of either
corn or hogs and who can other-j
wise qualify the county agentl
points out. The rush of the cot-
ton campaign makes a farm-to-
farm canvass of farmers in the|
interest, of the corn-hog program ,
an impossibility, but men who
may be eligible to sign these con-!
tracts should investigate the
plan, he suggests*
County Agent Jones also says]
that farmers who are planning
to sign corn-hog contracts should j
do so as soon as possible. j
"Beauty without virtue it a rote without
—Ohio m admitted to the
N*/* Union m a State. ISW.
.20—Pint throuch train (rota
East reaches Chicane,
21—World famous Waahin*-
ton Monument is dedi-
,22—George Washington, war-
rior and statesman, born
23—Manufacture of the first
telephone r ompleted. IS7S.
34—U. S President Johnson
impeached by Senr-s,
M CoL Clark captures Vm>
Ms. Indiana. 1774. ~
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Dennis, J. R. The Jacksboro Gazette (Jacksboro, Tex.), Vol. 54, No. , Ed. 1 Thursday, February 22, 1934, newspaper, February 22, 1934; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth863802/m1/1/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gladys Johnson Ritchie Library.