Refugio Timely Remarks (Refugio, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 35, Ed. 1 Friday, June 28, 1940 Page: 2 of 8
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FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 1940
WOODSBORO NEWSsciosef°r July4th
Band Benefit Game
and Leans” of Woodsboro
scheduled to tangle in the “game
of the century” at Dodson Park
Tuesday evening, June 25, in a
1 benefit softball game for the
Firemen’s Meeting IFats vs* Leans in
Set for July 7th
to Fire Chief A. F. Sommer, the
date set for the district meeting
of the South Central Firemen’s
Association, to be held in Rock- ^
port in July, has been changed, j Woodsboro Community Band. The
The convention will be held a week , g-ame was expected to draw one of
earlier, on July 7. the largest crowds in the history
Mr. Sommer stated that this i of local softball. Battery-
would shorten the training period i men for the Fats were E. W.
Thurk and Brett Hargrove and
for the Leans E. C. Thomas and
A. A. Ericson.
The local Independents tangled
with the strong Skidmore All-
Stars in the nightcap. Total re-
ceipts are to go to the recently
organized band, to be used in pur-
for the local racing teams, but
that the boys could get into shape
and that they would make an at-
tempt to secure first prize in both
the pumper and paris rule events.
The local department will also bid
for the October meeting of the
association and Mr. Sommer stat-
ed that Brett Hargrove of the
local Commercial Club would act
as spokesman for the local de-
Approximately 20 people are ex-
pected to be in the Woodsboro
delegation that will attend the
Play Crucial Game
Woodsboro, Texas.—The local
Lions Club lost a heart-breaker to
the Refugio Rotaiy Club at Dod-
son Park Wednesday, June 16, as
the Mission City business men
took the Catmen to the tune of
17 to 15. This was the second
game of the three-game series
being played by the two clubs.
The third and final game was
played in Refugio on Wednesday
night of this week.
The Lions held the lead the
greater part of last Wednesday’s
game, but due to numerous errors
at crucial moments, the game was
virtually handed over to the Ro-
tarians on a silver platter. Hor-
ner gets the nod for the Lions,
while Wilkinson looked good for
The winner of this Wednesday’s
tilt will be treated to a chicken
barbecue at the expense of the
to Commercial Club officials, the
town will in all probability be
closed next Thursday, July 4, in
observance of Independence Day.
As this goes to press, it could not
be learned whether or not any
type of celebration was scheduled
for Woodsboro on that day. Local
choppers are requested to make
note of the holiday and shop ac-
In and Around
Civic Club Presents
Woodsboro, Texas.—Officials of
the Woodsboro Civic Club pre-
sented a play entitled “Old Maids’
Convention,” at the Civic Club
Auditorium Thursday evening,
June 27. A pleasant and hilarious
evening was enjoyed by all.
Miss Adams Is
Honored at Party
Woodsboro.—Mrs. Wade Adams
honored her daughter, Ginger,
with a party on her fifth birthday
anniversary at her home Tuesday
The cake was white, frosted in
pink with pink candles. Balloons
and whistles were given as favors.
After games refreshments were
served to Jean Coralin Jones,
Maxine and Marline Ferguson,
Wilma Greenwood, Mack, Paul
and Sara Longmire, Barbara Mc-
Bride, Mary Virginia White, Ber-
nard Ray Wright, Lloyd Adams,
Margarete Kay McKenzie, Harol-
dine Riner, Glenda Martin, Leo
Thames and Sonny Ca'tchings.
Mrs. L. T. Jones, Mrs. Clearance
Catching and Mrs. W. T. Longmire
H. D. Club News
Mrs. Vera Cargill, County Agent
4-H GIRLS TO ATTEND
Four girls representing the 4-H
Girls’ Clubs of Refugio County
have been awarded a trip to the
short course to be held at A. & M.
College July 7, 8 and 9. These
fortunate girls are Jerry Rabke
of Tivoli, Myrtle Wiginton of
Woodsboro, Addie Pearl Tumlin-
son of Bonnie View and Maud
Emma Kramer of Bayside. They
will be chaperoned by Miss La-
vonia Barker of Austwell.
Woodsboro Girl to
Wed San Antonian
Miss Frankie B. Thomas of
Woodsboro Texas, the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Thomas, was
honored by her mother and sister,
Miss Viva Mae Thomas, with a tea
at their home Tuesday afternoon.
The occasion was to announce her
engagement and approaching mar-
riage to R. E. Griffith, son of Mr.
and Mrs. R„ E. Griffith Sr. of San
Antonio. The marriage will take
place Sunday, July 14, at the home
of the bride’s parents with the
bridegroom’s father, who is minis-
ter of the Governor Hill Church of
Miss Ada Smith underwent an
operation Sunday after entering
the hospital Saturday. She is im-
Mrs. Estelle Johnson was oper-
ated on Thursday of last week.
Her condition was reported as
SUBSCRIBE TO THE TIMELY j assisted the hostess in serving
REMARKS—ONE YEAR $2. -*-
Friday (Last Day) June 28
“I Was an
With Richard Greene, Eric von
Stroheim and Peter Lorre
Saturday, June 29
Snnday-Monday, June 30-July 1
Tuesday-Wednesday, July 2-3
Have You Heard the One About
Mrs. Pat McQuirk of Corpus
Christi was in town visiting rela-
tives late last week.
Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Felder and
little daughter spent a few days
here last week visiting friends.
Mrs. Ellen Hargrove returned
to her home here this week after
visiting friends and relatives in
Blanconia and Refugio.
Clifton Cooke has returned to
his home in Dallas after spending
his vacation here.
W. C. Blackwell of Hobbs, N. M„
was a Woodsboro visitor last
Mack Norris of Robstown vis-
ited relatives here last week.
Herbert Coster, member of the
Neumann & Co. force, enjoyed
his annual vacation last week.
Johnnie Schubert is now em-
ployed at Aransas Pass, where he
has accepted a position with the
light company there.
Miss Dorothy Mae Dorsey of
Beeville is this week a visitor in
the G. E. Boenig home.
Tobe Wood of Victoria was a
business visitor in Woodsboro on
Mrs. Frank B. Rooke Jr., who
is in the hospital at Temple, is re-
ported to be doing nicely at this
A large crowd attended the
Hezzie Henderson dance held at
the Civic Club Auditorium Satur-
BONNIE VIEW H D CLUB
The Bonnie View Home Demon-
stration Club met at the home of
Mrs. G. S'. Stiendoff on June 18
with 13 members and two visitors
present. Meeting was called to
order by the president, Mrs. Emil
Janca. Minutes were read and ap-
proved. Mrs. Emil Janca gave a
short talk on mattresses and the j ed with a lace cloth, centered with
places where they are to be made. a three tiered cake embossed with
The mattresses here in the Bonnie ; white with a cupid on top. Circling
View community will be made at i the cake were Queen Ann’s lace
Mrs. Herbert Pffulmann’s. It was with arrangements of pink radi-
also discussed that we are to en- ance roses. Pink candles in crystal
Anna Marie Vogel was entered
at the hospital as a surgery pa-
tient June 21, and was operated on
... „ . the following day. She was still
Christ m San Antomo, officiating. i jn the hospital Wednesday.
The mantel of the living room
was decorated with an arrange-
ment of mixed flowers, and shasta
daisies were placed in a low basket
on the piano. A color scheme of
pink and green was carried out in
the dining room. The buffet held
a crystal bowl of pink radiance
roses. The dining table was cover-
Lee Beltran Jr. became a patient
in the hospital June 22, and un-
derwent a major operation the
tertain our husbands with a picnic
on July 21 at the Bonnie View
school house. Our yearly record
sheet on canning, sewing, garden-
ing and poultry was filled out up
to the present time.
After the meeting a delicious
lunch was served by the hostess to
the following ladies: Mrs. Gus
Kneip, Mrs. Herbert Pfullmann,
Mrs. J. S. Henkhaus, Mrs. M. R.
Tumlinson, Mrs. Harry Boening,
, Mrs. Harry
Emil Janca, Mrs. Anton
holders stood at each end.
Mrs. A. C. Walston received the
guests on the porch. Mrs. Thomas
and her daughters, Frankie B. and
Viva Mae, Mrs. B. E. Thomas and
Mrs. J. R. Borden Sr. composed
the receiving line. Mrs. J. K. Kerr
presided over the register. Miss
Lolette Thomas gave the cards
bearing a minature bride and
bridegroom announcing the ap-
Miss Hazel Rae Smith served
Mrs. Homer G. Crews of Tivoli
underwent a major operation June
17, after coming to the hospital
the previous day. Her condition
was reported good and she was re-
leased and taken to her home
Mrs. Bruno Bluhm of Austwell
was still a patient Wednesday aft-
er undergoing a major operation
June 24. She was resting well.
Earning Their Fees
Judge: “Now, gentlemen, you
have been arguing for an hour on
this point; I overrule the objection,
and the witness may answer the
question. You called on Mrs. Mur-
phy on the 11th of June. What did
Witness: “Nothing, your honor
—she was out.”
Cost the American Home Owner
Is your home undermined? Call
Corpus Christi, or This Paper
Strouhal, Mrs. Werner Keilers, i punch and Miss Pattye Mae Dod-
Mrs. Edwin Keilers, Mrs. C. E. son served sandwiches. One hun-
Korff, Leona Boehm, Addie Pearl j dred and three guests registered
Tumlinson, Mrs. Boehm, Mrs. Elsie! during the afternoon.
Pundt and Mrs. G. Steindorff.
The next meeting will be on July
2, at the home of Mrs. Anton
MRS. GUS KNEIP, Reporter.
Senator Quit Fight
For Higher Truck
Load, Mauritz Says
This district needs a State Sen-
Army Has Signal
Victoria Texas.—Sergeant John
L. Marx, U. S. army recruiting
officer in Victoria, announces re-
ceipt of a list of vacancies for the
Signal Corps in Fort Sam Hous-
ton, Texas, and Field Artillery in
Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
To young men who have some
knowledge of, or who want to
. ,, , learn radio, telephone, and other
ator who will fight all the way; means 0f communication, the
Virgil King had a tonsil opera-
tion Wednesday morning and was
to be released late in the afternoon
of the same day.
Little Jane Kelly underwent a
minor operation June 21. She was
J. C. Strouhal of Woodsboro was
given emergency treatment Satur-
day morning. Hospital attendants
said a fish hook was taken from
one of his fingers. He was re-
E. W. Smith, who was in an
automobile accident four months
ago, and who has been in the hos-
pital ever since, is showing great
improvement. He will be released
shortly, it was said.
against theft? Will you re-
ceive compensation if they are
Fate strikes at random—you
never know when you’re to be
a victim. Insure today! They
may be missing tomorrow!!
Real Estate and Insurance
PARDON US FOR BEING SO PRACTICAL !
day evening. The affair was un- d * fY(k ]inp fo° „ higher truck T ccmmumcauun uie
der the sponsorship of the local Army Signal Corps offers this op-
der the sponsorship of the local
Mayor L. R. Jeter of Refugio
was a business visitor in Woods-
PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH—
Sunday school at 9:15 a. m.
Night services at 8 o’clock.
Ladies’ Missionary Society will j morning,
meet Friday with Mrs. Charles
Niemann at 3 p. m. Brother-
hood meets Tuesday, July 2, at
8 p. m. “Be active in church.”
ARNOLD IHRIG, Pastor.
Vennis Watkins, who has been
on his annual vacation, returned
to his duties at the bank Monday
Hear Senatorial Candidate Fred
Mauritz over Victoria KVTC sta-
tion, dial one-three-one, at 12:45
p. m. on Thursdays and Mondays.
Next Thursday on subject of Pen-
sions and Monday on “How to
Raise Money for Pensions.”—Adv.
County Failed to
Get Rural Aid
Report of the state auditor
shows that Refugio Couty re-
ceived no rural school aid last fis-
cal year, out of a total of $5,386,-
825 distributed over Texas, Super-
intendent S. R. Lemay of Athens
pointed out this week.
LeMay has proposed distribution
of rural aid funds by an automatic
Miss Edna Piehl is vacationing
with relatives and friends in
load limit and never give up un.ilj portunity to enlist and get in on
the battle is won, Fred Mauritz of g-round floor of this profession.
Jackson County, candidate for -p0 pe eligible for enlistment in the
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Johnson
have returned from East Texas
and Louisiana, where they had
been vacationing with relatives
Mr. and Mrs. August Hoffmann
were visitors in Cuero last week.
Rudolph Schubert reports that
he has secured the electrical con-
tract on the new school building
to be constructed in Orange Grove
Mrs. K. R. Nobel and Mrs. Ed
Watkins left early Sunday for El
Paso, where they will visit with
friends and relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Pat Foster are
the proud parents of a baby girl.
The young lady arrived June 20.
Clifton Cooke has returned to
his home in Dallas after spending-
method' free of political pressure, j two weeks here visiting his moth-
as that school may know in ad- er> Mrs. R. E. Perkins. His
vance how to plan their budgets.
He is a candidate for state super-
Senator, said today
“The present State Senator from
this district did for a time vote for
a higher truck load limit, but at
the very end, when there was still
a good chance to get the truck
load limit raised for farmers and
ranchers, he laid down his arms Uon.
and surrendered,” Mr. Mauritz
After the general truck load in-
crease bill had failed, then Senate
Bill 330, which would have allowed
farmers and ranchers to haul big-
ger loads of perishable fruits, veg-
etables, livestock and feed, came
up for vote, and the present Sen-
ator voted against it.
Signal Corps, a high school educa-
tion or its equivalent is required.
To enlist for the Field Artillery
in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, a
high school education is not nec-
essary provided applicants can
pass the required mental examina-
The 36th Field Artillery in Fort
Bragg offers opportunity for ad-
vancement and rapid promotion to
the recruit in-as-much as this is a
new organization, newly created
under the present expansion pro-
Young men desiring to enlist are
advised to apply at once to the re-
cruiting office on the second floor
“His vote against Senate Bill postoffice building in Victo-
f\ o Tirn t r "ELn. loof nViOMOA fllO : __ . ... n'l,
brother, Lawrence Cooke, accom-
panied him for a few weeks’ stay.
Mrs. A. E. Johnson returned this
Lacking confidence in the pres- j week 'f ' g’ stay in
ent administration of the Depart-1 T . . . ..
nmnt rvF tio t .AcriciatiiMonroe, Lousiana, where she visit-
ment of Education, the Legislature
several years ago created a joint
legislative committee 'to supervise
rural aid,” LeMay said. “I intend
to restore the confidence of the
public and the legislature in the
A graduate of both A. & M. and
the University of Texas, holding
four college degrees, LeMay has
served in the Texas public school
system for more than 25 years.
For the past 18 years he has been
superintendent of schools at
A tourist speeding along a high-
way at 100 miles an hour was
stopped by a patrolman.
“Was I driving too fast?” asked
the tourist apologetically.
“Heck no,” replied the patrol-
man. “You were flying too low.”
To Care for Any and
All Makes of Radios
A. j. THURK
ed friends and relatives. Her hus-
band motored to Monroe to accom-
pany her home.
W. C. Blackwell has returned to
his home in Hobbs, New Mexico,
after a few days visit here with
his wife and daughter, Mrs. Pat
Foster. Mrs. Blackwell has been
here visiting her daughter for the
past five weeks.
REFUGIO LODGE No. 190, A. F.
& A. M., held in Woodsboro first
and third Tuesdays each month.
H. M. Evans, Worshipful Mas-
ter; Frank M. Woods, secretary.
WOODSBORO CHAPTER No. 678,
O. E. S.—Meets first and third
Thursday nights in each month
at Masonic Hall in Woodsboro.
Visitors welcome. Cleo Norris,
W. M.; Mattie Tuttle, secretary.
THIS WAS ^
, DOES IT
330 took away the last chance the
farmers and ranchers had for
track load increase in 1939. If he
had voted for the bill, the result
would have been a tie, and the pre-
siding officer could have declared
the bill passed.”
Mr. Mauritz compared the truck
load limit record of the present
Senator to that of a garrison that
faces the foe for a while, only to
lay down its arms and surrender
when victory is in sight.
“As State Senator, I will never
cease to fight for higher truck
load limits until the battle is won.”
Mr. Mauritz said.
“I am in favor of raising the
7,000-pound track load limit to
14,000 pounds. This can be done
without making trucks larger or
interfering with safety on the
The present truck load limit
makes transportation rates high,
Mr. Mauritz says.
It adds to the transportation
bills of merchants, thereby in-
creasing the cost of living.
The higher the shipping cost to
farmers and ranchers, the less
they get for what they sell.
“A 14,000 pound track load limit
would help farmers and ranchers
and decrease the cost of every
thing the consumers buy,” Mr.
Mauritz said. (Please also read
advertisement on Page 6 of this
(Political Adv.—Paid for by
friends of Fred Mauritz.)
Cow Takes Milk
To the Customer
When Raymond G. Alderman,
daily manager, couldn’t deliver
milk to one of his customers dur-
ing last week’s milk strike he de-
livered a cow instead. Pickets
were patrolling Mr. Alderman’s
dairy when Mrs. Charles Howard,
socialite resident of suburban Win-
netka, demanded milk. “We’re be-
ing picketed,” Mr. Alderman told
her. “We can’t send our trucks
out safely.” “Well, then send me a
cow,” said Mrs. Howard. Mr. Al-
derman did—Anna, a registered
Ayrshire, was delivered to the
Howard estate early Saturday.
She was tethered near the dog
kennel and a dairyman milked her.
Milk beyond the Howard needs
went to neighbors.
Consumers, farmers, ranchers
should read advertisement on page
three of this paper, inserted by
supporters of Fred Mauritz for
ria. These vacancies will be filled
within two weeks.
As that Baby of yours grows older, you're going to
spend larger sums of money . . . for clothing, education
and other necessities. Why not prepare now for that
eventuality by putting aside small amounts of money in
a Savings Account. It’s foresight that will repay you!
First National Bank of Woodsboro
Member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
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