Falfurrias Facts (Falfurrias, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 48, Ed. 1 Friday, May 13, 1938 Page: 3 of 7
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FRIDAY, MAY IS, IMS
For Rogers Kellev
Mrs. Puckey Entertains
Mrs Herbert Puckey entertained
the Falfurrlas Reading Club Mon-
day afternoon. Talisman roses In
an amber bowl furnished the cen-
tral decoration for the living room.
Mrs. M. F. Orth reviewed “The Ex-
FR1DAY, MAY 13:
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Darby will en-
tertain the Hligh School Se-
niors at 7 P. M.
West Side Home Demonstration
Opposed To Increases
Announcement of the engage-
ment and approaching marriage of i
Miss Wilma Cheatham to Donald
Royers Kelley, District Attorney
of Hidalgo County, candidate for
Senator of the Twenty-8eventh
Del Buono was made Friday after- Senatorial District, who believes
lie" by Pearl Buck thus bringing MONDAY. MAY 16:
to a close an Interesting year's
program (In “Adventures in Read-
ing”. Quests for the afternoon were
Mrs. E. D. DuBose, Sr., of Sin ton,
Mrs. Herirert Puckey, 8r., and Mrs.
Nell Bird of Eagle Pass. Members
present included Mrs. W. B. Gard-
ner, Mrs. George Collins, Mrs. C. L.
DuBose, Mrs. W. A. Gardner, Mrs.
E. J. Rupp, Mrs. M. F. Orth, Mrs. A.
W. Dale, Mrs. Ed Rachal, Mrs. S.
E. Cone, Mrs. D. A. Blackwell, Mrs.
C. F. Wagenschein, Mrs. H. M. Tay-
lor, Mrs. M. F. Noll, Mrs. C. K. Rus-
sell, Mrs. A. T. White, Mrs. A. B.
Blake, and Mrs. T. R. Bennett.
O. E. S. meets at the Masonic
TUESDAY, MAY 17:
Presby|erian men-of-the- fiuirch
supper in the church base-
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18:
Commencement exercises at the
High School Auditorium at 8
Methodist W. M. S. meets.
Baptist W. M. U. meets.
Presbyterian Woman’s Auxiliary
Birthday Party at the home of
Mrs. W. B. Gardner.
Mrs. Scott Hostess
Graduate. Complimented ^ j. r Scott was hostess to
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Young com- ^yteJian Woman’s Auxi-
plimented Misses Beulah Downs, Th™«1ay afternoon. Mm.H.
Julia Knowles, and Winnifred Du- A ^ment le" a r°and ,tab e di®'
Bose, Bo., Young and Lawrence ^,ss°nM^ T*!, l,hc
DuBose, members of the gradual-|™orld Needs . The Bible study for,
ing class of the local high school, conducted by Mrs' °
with a theater party Thursday
night. Guests for the affair in-
cluded the high school faculty, I
members of the senior class and iefreshments
Miss Ila Frances Darby, Jim
Young, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Darby. w „ ,, _ „
After the show refreshments 6 inger' Mrs- c c- Teas, Mrs. J. R.
were served at Mclntyr'es. (Forsyth. Mrs. Dement. Mrs. H. S.
! Bedell, Mrs. J. B. Bennett, Mrs.
Lasater, Mrs. C. F. Wagenschein,
noon at an attractive party given
by Mrs. George Collins. The recep-
tion rooms were decorated with a
profusion of pink roses. During the
afternoon Mrs. A. B. Blake sang
"At Dawning" and "Serenade" by
Schubert alter which each guest
received a diminutive wedding bell
bearing the announcement and
the date of the wedding which will
take place on May 28 at the home
of the bride in Moody, Texas.
A miscellaneous shower for the
honoree was a feature of the after-
noon’s pleasure. Attractively box-
ed gifts were presented to her bv
the guests who were members of
the Central Ward school faculty.
Mrs. Bird Riley, Mrs. Blake, and
Mrs. J. Del Buono of Mathis.
Miss Cheatham has for several
years been a teacher in Central
Ward School and has also identi-
tha*. it U high time the Twenty-
Seventh District had representa-
tion in the Texas Senate, Monday
made public his eight-star pro-
gram—these eight points making
up the major portion of his plat-
form for election. The platform,
which will be elaborated on in fur-
ther publicity and releases and in
Kelley’s pul>lic addresses, Is as fol-
(1) Economy In Government
And No Increased Taxation.
"Today, the greatest threat and
burden of business is the constant-
ly mounting toll of taxation. The
cost of operating the government
of the State of Texas has risen to
$l50.000.00o annually. I believe
that the committee of the Stats
Senate was correct in its estimate
that a saving of at least $5,0o0.000
a year can be made In the cost of
bar of Justice with that degree o* district, and to a vigilant and ac-
rertainty and expedltiousnesa tlve c< operation In the Texas Sen -
which Is necessary to stamp out ate. whenever opportunity U af-
the criminal." ! forded, for action there that will
(4) Liberal and Progressive Pro- contribute to a solution of their
gram for Schools and Highways problems. I further pledge myself
“Because every child in Texas is support legislation as outlined
entitled to a free common school above."
education, and those with special (7) Rio Grande Waters,
capabilities are entitled to opp«>r- “The development of water re-
tnnlty for special training In In- servolrs and dams on the southern
stitutlons of higher learning, I fa-j side of the Rio Orande presents a
vor adequate appropriations of potential threat not only to the
State funds to maintain the high- future, but to the present water
est practicable education stan- supply, which Is so essential to the
dards I pledge my support to such life of a large portion of the Twen-
a program, believing that progress ty-Seventh Senatorial District. I
can be made In our educational firmly believe that now Is the time
system without Increasing the tax to bring this matter to the atten-
burden. j ti,,n of our Federal Government,
VThe Twerfty-Seventh Senato-. forclbly and Intelligently, and I
rial District of Texas, being thelP1^^ mys*,f 10 thc ta5lt ot brln«-
most recently developed area in I irnP°r*-ancc of this matter
the State, has not received Its pro- our entlre 8tatcs anomie !fe.
portlonate share of highway de-' ?ot_?nl^ ^n_U™ "L**
veiopment, as compared with most
of the older sections. The transpor-
ted herself with the musical in- state government by efficient!
tation of the tremendously valua-
ble agricultural crops which are
produced In this district, calls for
the building and maintenance of
adequate highways and secondary
roads, and I pledge myself to work
actively and persistently, both on
the floor and In the committees of
the Senate, as well as with thei
State Highway Commission, tow-
Senate of Texas but to the atten-
tion of all major state officials and
departments so that the Influence
and power of this great State and
Its entire citizenship shall be en-
listed In influencing and persuad-
ing the Federal Government to
protect our interests In this ex-
tremely and vitally Important
"Thc rights of laior to organize
A social hour followed the pro
terests of the town. She is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Cheatham of Moody, Texas.
Mr. Del Buono is a graduate of
the local high school, and before
accepting his present position in
gram. At the close of the afternoon Thorndale, Texas was employed by
were served to Mrs.
,P. A. Hunter, Mrs. J. W. Jackson,
i Mrs. H. G. Henderson. Mrs. Jack
Joint Hostesses To Society
A profusion of spring flowers
graced the home of Mrs. Earl
Young when on Thursday of last
week she and Mrs. J. H. Darby and
Mrs. A. T. White were J. irt hos-
tesses to members of the Method-
ist Woman’s Missionary Society at
the monthly social meeting. Mrs.
Jim Word led an interesting pro-
gram on “Rural Homes”. She was
assisted by Mrs. J. H. Stewart and
Mrs. J. C. Knowles. Mrs. A. B.
Blake c< ncluded the program with
an appropriate song.
• During the social hour following
the program refreshments were
served to Mrs. W. D. Holland, Mrs.
E. W. Dickey, Sr„ Mrs. J. D. Wells,
Mrs. Herbert Puckey, Mrs. Stewart,
Mrs. Herbert Randolph. Mrs. Pe^e
Mrs. George Sorenson, Mrs. C. F.
Hopper, Mrs. M. F. Noll, Mrs. J. T.
Allan, Mrs. R. A. Jordan, Mrs. A. A.
Cosby, Mrs. Charlotte Burdette,
Mrs. M. F. Orth, Mrs. S. M. Melton
of Cuero, and Mrs. T. R. Bennett.
Forsyths Entertain Club
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Forsyth en-
tertained their bridge club Friday
April 24. A lavendar motif was fea-
tured throughout the party. Flow-
ers from the lavender bush were
used In decorating the home. Priz-
es, which went to Mrs. J. R Scott
and Dr. J. B. Bennett for high
score and to Mrs. H. S. Bedell and
Mr. P. A. Hunter for second high,
were English lavender toilet arti-
After their marriage they will
make their home in Thorndale.
Shower For Mrs. Griffith
eles. Th< se enjoying the evening’s
Plevins, Mrs* J.'^Anan, Mrs. Tri-} games wff an,‘ ***■ CD f’
plett, Mrs. Word, Mrs. J. B. Land. Wagenschein, Mr and Mrs. P. A.
Mrs, Charles Atkins, Mrs. George
Collins, Mrs. Blake, Mrs. Cloyd
Hammnitt, Mrs. S. F. Young, Mrs
Jack Gee, Mrs. Bird, Mrs. Jesse
Stahl, Mrs. S. E. Cone, Mrs. LouLs
Compton, Mrs. Clopton, Mrs. J. O.
Norris, Mrs. Tom Stiles, Mrs. Jeff
Hunter, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Gard-
ner, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Hopper,
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Scott, Mrs. H.
S. Bedell, Mrs. D. A. Blackwell, Mr.
W. S. Barnes, and Dr. and Mrs. J.
Harvlson, Mrs. Foster, Mrs. Goddey Compliments Daughter
and Mrs. Kmwles. 1 Mrs Qaston Brooks compliment-
An Interesting feature of the
monthly social meeting of the
Baptist Woman’s Missionary Union
Thursday of last week was the
shower tendered Mrs. Carroll Grif-
fith wife of the new pastor. Mrs.
George Frank was hostess for the
afternoon and was assisted by Mrs.
J. C. Thomas and Mrs W. R. Cook.
l\he home was attractively tfec-
orated with mixed spring flowers
in rainbow hues. Mrs. J W. Spen-
cer, in charge of the afeernoon’s
entertainment presented Mrs.
Griffith with a rainbow which,
when followed to end, disclosed an
array of attractive gifts.
Present were the honored guest
and Mrs. B. Thornton, Mrs. Bird
Riley, Mrs. Mack Hendricks Mrs.
E. L. Keener, Mrs. J. P. Yeager,
Mrs. J. H. Scaggs, Mrs. Thomas.
Mrs. J. e Myrick, Mrs B. N. McCul-
lar, Mrs. Emily Haecker, Mrs. Cook,
Mrs. Obed Zlmmermann, Mrs. A.
G. Hayes, Mrs. N. L. Falkenburg,
Mrs. Frank Ryan, Mrs. S. A. Nel-
son and Mrs. E. E. Freeze.
Mr. and Mrs. Neil B. Rupp enter-
tained Tuesday night with a steak
fry at their country home. They I
budgeting and auditing service In |
Austin. The business of this State
should be conducted so that we
can operate on the amount of
money now being collected, and it
should be possible for us to even j
decrease that amount with more
efficient handling of these funds
“This is the largest district in
the State in population, and one
of the largest in area. Much of this
territory is virgin and untouched,
and I believe that the affairs of
our State government should be
conducted in such a way as to en-
courage industries of all types to
move Into this section.
“I pledge myself unreservedly to
the enactment of these and other
laws to effect these necessary
economies and purposes, and I
shall oppose the Imposition of any
further or additional taxes l>y the
State, at this time.”
(2) Amendment of 7,000-Pound-
“The present state law, which
arbitrarily limits truck loads to 7.-
000 pounds, has proven a burden
and a costly penalty on the people
of this district. I firmly believe this
law should be amended—such
amendment to be submitted to the
legislature after a careful and
scientific study of this problem—in
line with similar progressive legis-,
lation enacted in other states. In ;
6o doing, I believe that the rights
of the general public in the roads
and highways, built with their
money, should be fully protected.
(3) Complete Revision of the
Codes of Criminal Law and Pro-
”1 favor a complete revision of
our Codes of Criminal Law and
Procedure. We have far too many
ard the achievement of this major and bargain collectively for the
objective. I favor the use of all the enforcement of fair wages and de-
funds collected by the State, from cent working condition, have been
the people In the form of gasoline! weH established by the courts of
taxes, for the development of our °ur State and Nation, and with
road system, and I shall oppose these rights I am wholly in sym-
any and all attempts to divert this pathy anil accord. My record as a
money, paid In by the people for: public official for the past twelve
the Improvement of our highways, years has reflected clearly and
to any other purpose.” fairly my attitude toward those
(5) Proper Old-Age Asi.stance who labor to earn their living.
... , ., . .. ... . Mr. and Mrs. Buck Myers and
I am fully in sympathy with ef-1
forts made by the State of Texas
to protect Its needy, aged citizens,
Party At Loving Home
in celebration of her third A swnpUious camp supper was
The J. H. Loving home was the blrthday anniversary. Outdoor served arouml a glowing fire and
scene of a pretty party when on games weie piayed and haloon fa-lwas fo,lowe,i by a delightful eve-
ning. There were 35 guests.
ding theme were followed by two __
Frank Ryan “Twenty-five years
hence”. A bride’s book, attractive-
ly bound In blue and gold, was fill-
ed In by the guests who compose
the membership of the Alathean
It h*itlltae D?nf,acultv T r rhi;
,ise, with a party Thursday after-j 4 _______________________ ___„ | cal and complicated, and phrased
too ambiguously, to protect pro-
perly the lives, liberty and pro-
perty rights of the people of this
State. I lelieve in giving more pro -
tection and security to the people
of Texas and less protection and
security to the criminals and the
criminal element of this State.
"Our Codes could and should be
revised ar.o simplified a hundred-
fod, in a common-sense manner,
in order to bring criminals to the
and shall oppose any effort to re-
duce present pension payments to
such persons. However, I shall fa-
vor close supervision by the Legis-
lature to the end that undeserv-
ing persons shall be removed from
the pension rolls in order that the|
benefits paid to those truly In need |
may be more substantial.”
(6)Aid for Agriculture; Citrus.
"From time to time there will be j
a necessity for legislation affect- \
Ing the citrus and vegetables In-
dustries, and my action In regard
to such legislative proposals will1
be governed entirely and absolutely;
l>y the wishes and Judgment of the(
majority of the growers desires on [
any particular legislative pr-gram.
I pledge my entire energy and
wholehearted support to the adop-
tion of such program, fully realiz-
ing that the greater portion of the
wealth and prosperity of this dis-
trict Is dependent upon the finan-
cial success of the growers and
producers of agricultural products.
“I pledge myself wholeheartedly
and unequivocally to a continuing
and intelligent study of the pro-
blem of the fanners, ranchers, ci-
trus and vegetables growers of this
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Dement spent
Tuesday <>n thc Nueces river on a
Miss Susie Lee Loving spent the
week-end with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. H. Loving.
TNE AWFUL PRICE YOU
PAY FOR BEING
Quivnrtnt Dtrm can make you old aad
haggard looking, cranky and bard to lira
with—can keep you awake nighu and
rob you of good health, good timea aad
Wbat you should try la a particularly
good woman's ioaie—and could you ash
for aaythiag whose benefits are better
proved tbaa that world famous l.ydla t.
Piakham'a Vegetable Compound? Let
Ita wholesome herbs aad roots help
Nature calm your shrieking nerves, toss
up your system, give mors energy nnd
make Ufa worth livli
Mors than a mlilies
ha va re-
ported benefit —why sot let Pinkham's
Compound help YOU, too, to go “smit-
ing thru" trying tlmsa tike It has other
grateful womea for the past S gsasra-
tioas? IT MUST BE GOOD!
Tuesday afternoon members of the y0rs were presented to the guests
Alathean Class honored Miss Wil- wbo w(»re Barbara Littlefield, An-
ma Cheatham, bride-elect, with a nle Mae P|e\Vis. Beatrice Spencer. Home Art* Club Meets
miscellaneous shower. The hon- Annabelle Brochet, Marie Kitchen.,
ore6 was seated under a floor oladys Brooks. Geraldine Brocks. Wilh ten members
lamp from which suddenly there L^.y Wlse Daniel Faurle, Joe Fos- Present-
was a shower of pink and white and Charles Spencer. The hon- wlth
confetti. Gifts were then present-, ore£ was recipient of many at-
ed. Contests bearing on the wed- i tractive gifts.
KEEPS MEAT *&>*/!/
Members of the High School Se-
nt r Class celebrated Senior Day
Wednesday with a picnic at the
state park near Mathis. Miss Mar-
tine Holbrook, sponsor for the
! class, accompanied the group.
-o- i -o-.
Mrs. J. Del Buono and daughter, i Miss Betty Blackwell and Van
Dorothy, of Mathis spent the day Blackwell spent the week-end In
here Friday. the Iv me of Miss Reba Cumming.
- | in Agua Dulce.
the Home Arts clult met
Mrs. Jess Jackson who used
white oldanders to brighten the
Present were: Mrs. Roy Allan,
Mrs. Gaston Brocks, Mrs. Buddy
Cooke, Mrs. Oeo. Frank Sr. Mrs.
Geo. Frank Jr. Mrs. J. L. Tunnell.
Mrs. Bill Wright, Mrs. Edgar Tay-
lor, Mrs. J. T. Taylor, Mrs. J. T.
Allan, Mrs. J. L. SUnger, guests.
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