The Panhandle Herald (Panhandle, Tex.), Vol. 71, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, December 27, 1957 Page: 4 of 12
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Let the warm fjj
glotC of Christmas (
cheer brighten ^
your holidayl ’JIM
Panhandle, Carson County, Texas, Friday, Dec. 27, 1957
Taken from the files of the
Dec. 6. 1935
A special train took Panther
fans to Hereford for the bi-district
game of Region 1, class B, be-
tween Panhandle and Hereford.
Grover C. Bishop, 47, Amarillo,
died unexpectedly after a short
The First State Bank, with C. E.
Deahl, president, studied a propo-
sition to move to Borger. That
city had been without a bank
since January, 1932.
Announcement was made by the
commissioners court that liquor
elections would not be held in
Carson County, because the State
Liquor Control Board held that
a dry county could not vote on
the liquor question by precincts.
Carson county had a tax survey
by a staff of W. P. A. workers.
More rain fell over the county
after good rainfalls in previous
Highways 66 nad 60 held meet-
ings in Amarillo, with Panhandle
To each of our many
friends, we wish a very
happy Yuletide season.
And A Happy And
Harper Service Station
observed its Sixth anni-
versary Dec. 17. And we
appreciate the friendship
and patronage during our
six years at this modern
service station. We trust
our service will make us
worthy of your patronage
in future years.
MR. and MRS. W.
Day Wed. Dec. 25
’ sending representatives to both
The Rotarians met Thursday
in order that members might
attend the football game Friday
Judge Newton P. Wills told
some of the early history of Car-
son county to the Lions Club.
Hostesses were Mrs. A. D. Ben-
der to the Erudite Club; Norma
J. Franklin to the Mozart Club;
Mrs. W. N. Cretsinger to the Tony
Ridge Club; Mrs. R. M. Brad-
shaw to the Mother’s Self Culture
Club and Judge and Mrs. J. C.
Jackson to the Blue Monday Club
of White Deer.
Rev. J. E. Harrell, formerly of
Roscoe, came to Panhandle Meth-
odist Church as pastor. He suc-
ceeded C. C. Armstrong, who was
sent to the Tahoka church.
Mrs. Dewey Singleton and chil-
dren, Albuquerque, N. M., visited
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. C.
The Liberty Community had a
Thanksgiving dinner at the club
house and the Conway Communi-
ty a dinner at the school house.
Rex Beene was selected as cor-
net player on the All-American
High School Band, which was to
play in Urbana, 111., in January.
Receiving scholarships to T. C.U.
because of their work in the high
school band were Cyril Pingelton,
James Harrison, Rex Beene and
H. C. Hudson.
Dec. 13, 1935
The Herald was printed as a gift
shopper’s edition with decorations
of red and green.
Hereford won the bi-district
game from Panhandle 13-6.
The Girl Scouts sponsored a
3 act play, Dracula, coached by
Ben Guill, Parnpa.
The Sparkman Service Station
was being enlarged to make place
for the display of Hudson and
Good stocks of merchandise
were on display in stores with
holiday buying hitting a peak.
Rev. J. C. Huffman, pastor of
the Panhandle Methodist Episco-
pal Church from 1915-17, died in
Eureka Springs, Ark.
R. A. Witt had his left eye put
out and the other one severely in-
jured, when steel from a machine
on which he . was working hit
him in the face.
Mr. and Mrs. Olin Thorp were
parents of a girl and Mr. and Mrs.
Ernest Roselius were parents of
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Bailey,
Hartley, observed their 50th wed-
ding anniversary. They were par-
ents of Mrs. W. H. Obrecht.
Mrs. Abbie Coffee and Howard
Mulkey were married in Canyon.
Mrs. M. P. Learning visited in
Dec. 20, 1935
Jess Sparkman was elected
president of the Chamber of Com-
J. F. Weatherly was elected
chairman of the Carson County
Chapter of the American Red
B. E. Payne was transferred
from office of manager of the
Panhandle Lumber Co., Panhan-
dle to manager of the Pampa off-
George P. Grout was elected
district chairman of the Carson
county Boy Scouts.
The stores reported business
picking up day by day.
Rev. Art King, pastor of the
Christian church, gave from mem-
ory the allegory, Van Dyke’s The
Other Wise Men, at the meeting
of the Rotary Club.
The Panhandle Home Demon-
stration Club hosted the Carson
County Federation of Women’s
Clubs with a tin can luncheon.
Dalton Burleson, county home
demonstration agent, attended a
district convention in Lubbock.
Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Smith ob-
served their 50th wedding anni-
versary with a dinner.
The Mother’s Self Culture Club
entertained with a party at the
Panhandle Inn for husbands
of the members.
Miss Geneva Beason and W. R.
New were married in Memphis.
They were to live in Borger.
Miss Helen Slater and B. K.
Bentley were married in Amarillo
They were living in Pringle.
Dec. 27, 1935
Mack Warren, Amarillo, was
killed 11 miles wfest of Panhandle
when his car hit a culvert.
Provisions of the Texas old age
assistance laws were given.
People of Borger were asked
to subscribe $20,000 in capital
stock, in order for the First State
Bank of Panhandle to move to
Mrs. Fletcher's Son
Carney B. Fletcher has been
promoted to senior mechanical
engineer in Engineering Division
at Humble Oil and Refining Com-
pany’s Baytown refinery. The son
of Mrs. Janie F. Fletcher, Car-
son County Home Demonstration
agent, he holds a BS degree in
mechanical engineering from Tex-
Fletcher handles mechanical
design engineering problems on
construction at Baytown refinery
The tree on the court house
lawn was lighted by the P. T. A.
and coordinates the efforts of
other Humble engineers and con-
tractor personnel on these pro-
jects. A state registered profes-
sional engineer, he is active in
Baytown Chapter of Texas Soc-
iety of Professional Engineers.
During World War II Fletcher
served in the Navy; he attended
Midshipman School at Columbia
University, N. Y., where he grad-
uated as an ensign.
He and Mrs. Fletcher have one
child; they live in Baytown at
109 Williams street.
January 2 and 3
Barbecued beef, macaroni and
cheese, mashed potatoes, spinach,
carrot sticks, cherries in cherry
gelatin and white cake.
Salmon croquettes, ham, scal-
loped potatoes, English peas,
The Navy’s newly devoloped
Rotorcycle, the XEONAL, is a
small, one man hellicopter that
can be folded into a small package
Engines from 40 to 75 horsepower
can be accommodated. Even with
the pilot aboard, the Rotorcycle
weighs only 500 pounds.
beets, cabbage salad and stewed
The flag of the 11 Confederate
States of America was known as
the “Stars and Bars’
Children Darel - Privp, With Care
Dfie ^l-f uletide carols,
convey our itncere greetings.!
Carl Johnson Cafe
Carl and Emma Jane Johnson
P.L CRUM, Jeweler
Mr. and Mrs. P. I. Crum
Wishing you the 27th
Merry Christmas and
Happy New Year
Rufe and Ann
. . . and a
Wt proclaim our
foul) toisfj tor
Carson County Tax Collector-Assessor
***“”• all tfje blessings
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^ of Cfjristmas to our man? frienbs!
W. L. and Helen Sherwood
Monti and Martha Phillips — Floma Harguess
Borger Hiway Ph. 4066
foUR friends and neighbors
f at Public Service thank
you for making this a most
pleasant year for all of us. It is a
privilege to serve you.
Our wish for you is that the
Christmas Spirit be alive in your
home this day—and every day.
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from your SOUTHWESTERN PUJ3UC..SERVICE COMPANY
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Loftin, Paul A. The Panhandle Herald (Panhandle, Tex.), Vol. 71, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, December 27, 1957, newspaper, December 27, 1957; Panhandle, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth885735/m1/4/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Carson County Library.