Refugio Timely Remarks (Refugio, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 13, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 18, 1945 Page: 2 of 4
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REFUGIO TIMELY REMARKS
THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 1945
Refugio Timely Remarks
GARTER SNOOKS........................................OWNER AND PULBISHER
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jjjntered as second-class matter November 10, 1928, at the post office
at Refugio, Texas, under act of March 3, 1879.
ijonsolidated with Refugio County News January 1, 1919,
Consolidated with Woodsboro Weekly Times February 1, 1937.
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PTA MEEETING LAST WEEK
HAS “FAITH” AS THEME
“Security in Spiritual Faith,”
was the name of Refugio Parent-
Teacher Association program
Wednesday afternoon of last week
in the school auditorium. It open-
ed with prayer by Mrs. A. R.
Pointer, after which Mrs. W. G.
Brandstetter accompamied and
directed fifth and sixth-graders in
sacred songs. Principal speaker
was Mrs. I. E. Walker, who dis-
cussed “Modern Youth and Their
Mrs. Truitt Harlin then held the
business portion of the assembly,
and Mrs. Odell McBride, chairman
of the association park committee
named sub-committees to begin
work at once on the project. Mrs.
J. B. Miller was introduced as re-
presentative from the Woman’s
Club for their playground project,
and Mrs. Harlin and Mrs. W. H.
Borglund were elected to attend a
meeting on this activity.
Mrs. Teeny Adkins invited the
sixty members present into the
fifth and sixth grade rooms to
view a display of their work. They
were then served refreshments in
the cafeteria by Mrs. L. W. Wil-
pitz, Mrs. N. H. Goforth, Mrs. J. F.
Harris and Mrs Sam Chamberlian.
GIVEN MRS. MOSS
Royal Service missionary pro-
gram, “Consecrating the Centen-1
nial to Christ,” occupied the meet-
ing for Baptist Women’s Mission-
ary Union Monday afternoon, un-
der the direction of Mrs. W. M.
Parts were presented by Mrs. J.
T. Harris, Mrs. Lokey Huddleston,
Mrs. R. L. Moss, Mrs. J. T. Wof-
ford and Mrs. F. T. McAden, while
prayers were led by Mrs. J. G.
Hodges, who also conducted devo-
tional, Mrs. C. L. Gressett and
Mrs. Allie Rigby. Hostesses for the
refreshment hour were Mrs. Hod-
ges and Mrs. McAden. Present
were 12 members and one guest,
Mrs. C. L. Gressett of Yorktown.
Mrs. Wash Moss received life
membership in Woman’s Society
of Christian Service during the
session Monday at the Methodist
Church. The remainder of the
period was devoted to a pledge
service, in which Mrs. Sam Cham-
berlain, Mrs. L. R. Goodman, Mrs.
Tom Collier, Mrs. W. F. Germer
and Mrs. A. L. Pate took part.
Mrs. I. E. Walker directed the
service and led the benediction.
There were 15 members and one
guset, Mrs. R. L. Shield of Brady,
Mrs. Pat Burke, Editor; Telephone 232-W
MRS. SCHULZ IS
i PARTY HOSTESS
Mrs. Cecil Dodds entertained at j
her home Monday afternoon with 1
a party marking the sixth birth-!
day of her daughter, Pattisue. I
The Valentine motif appeared ,
in refreshment table accessories, j
and the cake was iced in white, |
holding honoree’s n^me and greet-
ing in red, topped with rea candles.
|3odapop, candy and chewing gum
were '’served, and on each plate ,
was a whistle. j
At Valentine games during the
afternoon, Gail Hood and Elaine
McCullough received prizes, and
favors were jewelry for the girls,
tops for the boys.
Attending were Janice Jo, Betty
Gayle and L. A. Weiss, HI, Gale
Hamilton and Billy Oliver, Reagan j
Coleman, Jr., Kay Oliver, Elaine
and Sandra McCullough, Gail
Hood, Annette and Carolyn Jeter,
Martha Jane Hall, Marjorie Ger-
mer, Patricia Collier, Don Cobb,
Jeanette Linney, Barbara Jo Bur-
dick and Tommie Jeter. Also pre-
sent were Mrs. W. B. Hood, Mrs.
K. D. Hall, Mrs. Dick Linney, Mrs.
A. C. Cobb, Mrs. Gale Oliver, Jr.,
Mrs. L. A. Weiss, Jr., and Mrs.
Pfc. Johnnie E. Frost recently
spent an 11-day furlough with his
wife, Mrs, Johnnie E. Frost.
Mrs. B. L. Schulze was hostess
at the home of Mrs. George Mc-
Callum Thursday afternoon for a
shower complimenting Mrs. Eve-
rett C. Daniels, guests of her pa-
rents, Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Beavers.
Gifts were drawn in by Eugene
Linney on a “float”, done in blue
and white, and appropriate games
were played with Mrs. Joe Wil-
liams as high score winner. Re-
freshments of individual squares
embossed with pink and blue
flowers on white were served with
ice-cearm, coffee and cookies,
while pot plants, yellow and red
roses were used for decoration in
the reception rooms.
Those who assisted Mrs. Schulz
were Mrs. McCallum, Mrs. Clar-
ence Linney and Mrs. Frank Tea-
gue. Others present were Mrs. J.
O. O’Donnell, Mrs. W. H. Secoy,
Mrs. George Singler, Miv Ura
Noble, Mrs. R. P. Beavers, Mrs. B
F. White, Mrs. C. G. Cuthbertson,
Mrs. Edward Johnson, Mrs. Hattie
Wolf, Mrs. J. L. Evans, Mrs. Eva
Reed, Mrs. Ollie Mae Herring,
Mrs. M. H. Harrington, Miss
Bobbie Jean Williams, Miss
Frances White, Miss Mary Lou
White and Mrs. Joe Williams.
Read the Want Ads.
. by JULIAN OLLENDORFF.
. orced to leave die
tank he was driving when water in the fuelline Gaused it to stall, Pvt.
Abe Fortner of Livermore, Ky., later returned, cleaned the fuel sedi-
ment bowl and got the machine in operation, while still under heavy
fire. The tank,, repeatedly hit, stalled and Fortner repeated his cleaning
■until it finally went up in a blaze. 'The private has* a bronze medal for
his feat but War Bonds must be sold to replace the.tankr
The First National Bank of Refugi
Mrs. Peggy Hall of Corpus j Mrs.. J. P. Finn of Pittsfield,
Christi was a week-end guest of | Mass., is here for an extended stay
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Matt j with her son and daughter-in-law,
Johnston. | Dr. J. H. Finn and Dr. Josephine
Shelton, over the week-end was
First Lt. George E. Fort, form-
erly employed here by Stanolind,
visited last week with Mr. and
Mrs. M. R. Kelley. He has been in
First Lt. Dick Ellis, who is sta-
tioned at Ellington Field, Houston.
Mrs. Bert Ballou of Rockport is
spending the week with her son-
India and China with the 20th | ln_law and daughtel. Mr and Mrs
Bomber Command, AAF, and is
back in this country for re-assign-
! N. H. Goforth.
Mrs. Lokey Huddleston and
daughter, Frances Sue, spent
Monday at the bedside of her aunt,
Mrs. Lee Hull of Yoakum, who is
in a Cuero hospital.
Mrs. A. M. Williams, who has
been in Lincoln, Neb., with her
husband, arrived last 'vVcok for a
visit with her mother-in-law, Mrs.
Marie Williams. Lt. Williams has
Blue Bonnet Blue Birds met
j Thursday ofternoon with their'
| guardian, Mrs. J. H. Bradley, and
j visited The Timely Remarks
; office. Publisher Carter Snooks
' showed and explained the caster, ,
how cuts were cast from mats,
half-type jobpress printing and
newspaper printing. Each girl \
was presented with an inter-type 1
, slug bearing her name.
Mr and Mrs. C. L. Gressett and I ,. , . .
.1*1.1.. <mu a. . The group then returned to Mrs.
daughter, Linda, of Yorktown
visited several days this week with
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Hodges.
Guests of Mr. and Mrs. M. R.
Kelley Sunday were her parents,
George E. Smith and Mrs. Idale
Smith of Corpus Christi; her niece
and nephews, Patricia and Jame3
Ivy, Thomas and John Smith, all
of Corpus Christi; and her
brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and
Mrs. W. P. Vickers of Seattle,
Bradley’s, where Patricia Wilkin-
son was hostess and served hot
chocolate and cookies. There
were 18 members present.
MRS. COLEMAN HOSTESS
A joint birthday, party at the
city clubroom Saturday afternoon,
celebrated the seventh anniversa-
ries of Frances Sue Huddleston,
which occurred Monday, and of
Frances Elaine McCullough, which
was Friday. Hostesses were their
mothers, Mrs. Lokey Huddleton
and Mrs. Shelby McCullough.
After playing games and receiv-
ing favors of pencils and suckers,
the children were served refresh-
ments of punch and cake from a
lace-laid table bearing a center-
piece of talisman roses. At one
end was the huge rectangular
birthday cake, a confection iced in
white, decorated with pink and
bearing green candles.
Attending were Jerry Sports-
man, Glenda Reed, Billy Harlin,
Nancy Hooks, Venita Beth Car-
penter, Glyn Duhon, Bernard
Slomchinski, Joel Koonce, Jr.,
Mary Beth Williamson, Gail Hood,
Martha Jane Hall, May Evelyn
Kooncee, Patricia Johnston, Bob-
bie Ramsay, Ginger Dunlap, San-
dra Lea Moss, Freddie Woodard,
Judy Ann Dowling, Ann Davidson,
Dennis and Charles Davis, Genelle
Hodges, Jimmy Jeffries, Patricia
Ann Wilkinson, Sylvia and Winton
McAden, Barbara Jo Burdick, Ruel
Love, Jr., Carl Snooks, Marty and
Mary Helen McGuill, Joy Foster,
Jonny Jecker, Ronny Hinton,
Martha Ella Beck, Barbara Ann
Barber and Janice Gumm.
Also present were Mrs. K. D.
Hall, Mrs. Willard Beck, Mrs.
Clyde Williamson and Mrs. Louis
TO THURSDAY BRIDGE CLUB
Luncheon guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Phillip G. Young Thursday of last
week were Msgr. J. J. Lannon, Fr.
Aubrey and Fr. Ralph, all of Cor-
pus Christi, with Fr. Oberste and
Mrs. Shelby McCullough, accom-
panied by Mrs. Claud Gautier,
motored her youngest daughter to
Corpus Christi Wednesday to see
Howard L. Goforth, seaman l|c,
left Monday for Seattle, Wash.,
afer spending a 30-day leave with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. H.
Goforth, following am eight-
months service in the Pacific.
Mrs. Homer T. Williams, Mrs.
J. A. Hardcastle, Miss Mary
Frances Hardcastle and Miss
Margie Rea were Corpus Christi
Mrs. R. A. Neal, Jr., of Edinburg
spent several days this week with
her brother and sister-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. Sam Chamberlain.
Mrs. S. R. Coleman was hostess
to the Thursday Night Bridge
Club last week at her home, using
roses for decoration. <
Mrs. R. R. Love was high score
winner, and Mrs. J. H. Bradley re-
ceived cut at the games of bridge.
Following the games, the hostess
served a dessert course to the
seven members and Mrs. Bradley.
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Myers of
Runge visited Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Hardcastle.
Don’t Let “Gums”
Are your “GUMS” unsightly? Do
they itch? Do they burn? Drug-
gists return money if first bottle
of “LETO’S” fails to satisfy.
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If it is a better
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tire you want, Murray at Woodsboro has a
iTHE OLD JUDGE 'SAYS.
. .y. .
Member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
\ I CASHlE-q l
‘‘Adding another ifztr Bond to your
collection, eh, Judge?”
‘‘Yes, Josh, I've always looked upon
buying Bonds as one of the best ways older
folks like me here at home can help our
fighting mpn overseas. For the past couple
of years I’ve put every extra cent I had
into them ... not only during" the War
Bond drives...but oa a regular basis. Gf
course, iwhen there’s a drive on j'always
to buy an extra one or two,”
‘‘We’ve done the same in our family, too,"
Judge. We figure the more we buy... the
better we equip our men ... the quicker
they’ll finish their big Job and come march-
ing home again.”
“ That's thespirit, Josh. And let’s be sure of
one more thing. Let’she sure that they come
back to the same kind of place they left. While
they are away and can’t express their opinions,
Iptfs not make any decisions on things that
are going to concern them in years to come.”
Pfc. Gilbert L. Poole left this
week after spending a month’s
furlough with Mrs. Poole. He re-
turned to Brooke General Hospi-
tal, San Antonio, where he is un-
der treatment for injuries received
during the invasion of France.
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