The Detroit News-Herald (Detroit, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. , Ed. 1 Thursday, March 8, 1934 Page: 2 of 4
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Texas A. & Mr authorities have
expelled ten sophomore students
charged with hazing. The school
authorities have problems as well
as other people.
C. C. McDonald, candidate for
vernor, was a Detroit visitor
today, and is the first candidate
for state office to visit Detroit
this year, however, others will
follow. Whether we are in accord
with his politics of theipast we
must admit he is a man of ability
and has some excellent features
in his platform.
Sayers Boyd, 54, who has been
identified with Paris newspapers
all hU life and was the youngest
son of the late L, P. Boyd, veter-
an publisher of Paris, died at the
sanitarium in Paris Sunday of
pneumonia. This was a family
of newspaper men, Frank, Mel
and John Custer, being nephews
of A. P. Boyd, and Harvey Miller,
present publisher of the Bowie
County News, a great-nephew;
and they have all suceeded.
Charles Frazer, the bad man
who was captured by Red River
eounty officers near Boxelder last
year and was serving two 99-year
sentences in the Texas pententiary
at Huntsville, and four other con-
victs attempted to escape early
Wednesday. Frazier and two more
were shot and the other two were
captured without injury. Frazier’s
wound was just above the heart
and was reported to be thought
Subject: The Christian Minis-
Leader—Johnnie Mae McWill-
Scripture Reading: Exodus4:10
Can the Christian Ministry
Types of full time service—
Qualifications for the Christian
. Ministry—Henry Etta Ridley.
Some Calls compared—Wilbur
Rewards— Beatrrce Martin.
' ; 7. . ... ■'
John Beard of Clarksville
Visited A| A. Bivins Sunday. *
Mrs. Dock Miller spent Satur-
day with Mrs. Bob Miller.
Miss Tressie Wyres spent Sun-
day afternoon with Miss Leota
Bob Fodge visited in this com-
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Vickers have
returned from a few days visit at
- Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Bivins
and children visited at the Bluff
Mr. and Mrs. Norris Phillips
ml, spent the week mid with Mm.
For County Judge
M L WREN
FINIS W. BRANDON
For Assessor and Collector
MRS. MAX SCAFF
For County Attorney
For County Qlerk
For County Superintendent
JOHN T. FELTS
(2nd Term, re-election)
For Commissioner Precinct No.
C. R. MAHAN Re-election
C. R. (Charley) FLIPPO
For Public Weigher at Detroit
For Justice of the Peace
J. W. BETTS
D. A. CHAMBERS
C. C. VENABLE
For C instable Precinct 4
F. M. COX
E. B. STRIBLING
Blossom — Honoring Misses
Elizabeth and Muriom Hoffman
Our town lost its friendliest of Detroit> MrsMcHam
Baby and the mother and father'entertained Wednesday evening
lost the sunshine of their home *he home of her mother. Mrs.
when on Thursday, March 1, wee Vickers. The evening was
Bill Terry slipped away to Heav- spent *n contests 411(1 playing
i bridge and forty-two. Cake and
Our Heavenly Father knowing ifrosted drinks were serve<1 the
ow short his time here was to be,! honorees and these guests: Misses
allowed him to gather to himself CaLiuto. Opal riant,
vast nches of love; love now aet- ; Kathryn Fort, Rosemary
ing as u lode stone to draw our j Margaret Dabbs, Dorothy
thoughts and our desires to the ^eener’ ^ol)eI Barnett, Lucile
Heavenly Land. EiUngton of Sherman, Messrs.
Who shall say he has not com- j Washam and George t ar
pleted the task God set to his[*er Blossom; Otis Hudson,
hands, and has entered into his i ,*ames Sharpe, Lonnie Ellis,
“Well Done?" 1 Woodrow-Pendergram and Austin
Look up loved ones, and thank i Guest of Detroit and Jesse Collier
God wr sorrow not as those who'^ar'8,
have no hope. j -————
' A friend.
TEN YEARS YOUNGER
that will "please
is what we strive to give
our customers. We ap-
preciate your trade.
D.F. GULLIOM, Barber
Over 9 millic
R. J. EASLEY
Insurance/- - - Notary
Woman’s Miisionay Union
B T. S. Program
lfi the court ul King Saul—
An Exile—Webb Jongirl
Wing in Judah and Iareal—Clay
i and a great sorrow
gilt — naroio
The Baptist W.M.U will meet
Monday March 12 at the church
for an all day meeting to observe
the week of prayer program.
The program will begin at 10 a.
m.. Each lady is to bring a cover-
ed dish. Luncheon will be served
at 12 o’clock.
60. LEAGUEJOETROIT FBI.
The Xoung People’s Union of.
the Methodist churches of Red
River county will hold the regu-
lar monthly meeting an the De-
troit Methodist church FrMay
night, March 9. A large represen-
tatim it expected.
ARREST NEGRO BURGLAR
William Martin Terry, better .
known to his host of friends as! Clarksville-Captured Mondav
BHI, Passed away ;at 12:30 p m- by otRcers, a „ 17-year-old negro
Thursday, March 1. t youth admitted attempting Sun-
The funeral services were held day to burglarize the home of
at the home of h.s parents, Mr. j Mrs H G \Yooten, by whom he
and Mrs. F. M. Terry, of Detroit bas been employe.! several years,
at 2.b0 Friday afternoon, March j ^ negro seeing the youth enter
2, conducted by Dr. W.M.Wright, [ the house bv a front window, no-
pastor of the First Baptist church j tirted the otlicer3 and Deputy
of Paris, assisted by Rev. A. G. j Sheriff R. D. Guest surprised the
Coleman, pastor of the MethH- intruder, who was still in the
dist church of Detroit. I house. The youth lied by a rear
Surviving are his parents, Mr. doer abd Mcaped- Captured he
and Mrs. F. M. Terry; his grand-! admitted ownership of a flashlight
parents, Mrs. Lucy Terry of Dai- , found by orticers afw his Hi fat
las and Mr. and Mrs. W.G. John- j _______
son af Arlington; his great grand
mother, Mrs. Sallie Wilkerson of, STILES'DIMS WEDDING
Arlinton; three uncles, V. H. I _
Terry of Sulphur Springs, Burtj Derrick stileSi son of the ,a(e
Terry of Dallas and Hayden ; Mr and Mr3 Dan g,^ nnd Mj3s
Johnson of Kdgore; one aunt ;BeatriceDaiis ofHarrjs
Mrs. Joe Burkleo of DeUo.t and raarrie(, at the Methodist
several other relatives.
burial was at the Detroit Cem-
etary. The pallbearers, each a
special friend of Bill’s were; Luc-
ian Hill, Smythe Guest, Ralph
Mullins, Ed Norris, Signor Ram-
sey and Perry Inzer.
Little Bill Terry was born at
Detroit Sept. 10, 1932. He was
an exceptionally bright and friend,
ly little fellow and leaves a host
of friends to mourn his passing.
We do not wonder that Heaven
coveted this rare jewel. It brings
Heaven a little nearer now that
Bill is there.
Mrs. F D . Inzer.
Miss Evelyn Slade of Tugcde
Springs spent the week end with
[r. and Mrs Senaca Cowen
f'nwrn and children of Detroit
visited Walter Covington Sun-
Alton Stroud and Miss Ruth
Davts accompanied bv Mr. and
Mrs Joe McDonald of Clarksville
visited Wayne A Isobrook Sun-
Week Geer went to Dallas Fri
day to see Dr Stiles.
Eugene Covington and Marion
Whittle have been sick with the
Mr. and Mrs. BiM Prewitt spent
the week end with home folks at
K A. White of Tuggle Springs
visited his sister, Mrs. Jefferies,
* Lon Geer of Davenport is visit-
ing his parents here.
Mrs. Walter Covington under-
went an operation for cancer at
Messrs. George and Zeb Whit-
j|le were Clarksville visitors Mon-
lira. Robert Giddens visited
her mother in Clarksville Wednes-
— Several of the young folk* at.
Have registered white spotted
Jersey Male bull for service. Fee
62.00. 60c to carry cow to and
from male. Guaranteed service
Wilford Meers, Phone 9-103.
tended church at Leesville Sun-
Mr. Dabbs of Blakeney was
buried here Sunday. He died of
We print letter beads, bill heads:
statements, etc. -- -----........... *
Protestant church in Idabel, Ok.,
with Rev. H. H. Harrison per-
forming the ceromony.— Avery
Everybody is glad to see the
sun shining again.
Miss Janice Crawford spent
Saturday night and Sunday with
her sister, Mrs. O. L. Sims, of
Miss Allie Mills visited
Vada Lee Sunday.
Misses Eva Ford and Inez
Finch were visitors in Paris Sat-
urday and Sunday,
Mr. ami Mrs. Jim Dodson spent
Sunday with their daughter at
Mr. and Mrs. Te!ius Ortianu
spent Sunday with Mrs. Gallic
Williams. • r-..... ......
Mr. and Mrs Fred Ramsey
and Mr and Mr.-, R. T. Stevens
.-pent Monday with Mrs. Arch
S ott ot Cross Roaas.
Mr. and Mrs. E. N Pratt and
family visited Bill f ord and fam-
Mrs. Frank Crawford, "Vel.r a
Ladymon, Mrs. Bell, Mrs. Bill
Ford and Fannie Ford spent
Tuesday with Mrs. Zona Bailey.
Miss Ruby Mitchell spent Mon-
day with Mr. and Mrs. Balous
Several from here attended the
funeral of B. B Baxter at Red
Oak Tuesday afternoon.
Mrs. butler Stevens and chil-
dren spent Tuesday night with
Mrs, Annie Ladymon.
Dean Gorham, while cutting
wood last week, let the axe slip
and cut his foot very bad but it is
John Mantooth is confined to
his bed with measles
Card of Thaaks
friends for every prayer, every
word of sympathy and every act
of kindness shown us during the
illnesaand death of our darling
bnby. May God’s richest blessings
bo upon each of yon.
Mr. and Hraf.M. Terry
There is probably one statement we hear around the
Crazy Water Hotel more than any other. We hear it
just as our smiling guests are shaking hands with *
and saying goodbye. It usually ends up with. ee ten
years younger!” What do they mean? Well, they might
be thinking about the climate. Here m Texas, sunshine is
no novelty - - but hove you ever tried our sunshine here?
We don't have a copyright on fresh air - - but have you
ever stretched your lungs over our mountain air *unn“e
on a nippy wiater morning? And there are plenty of ways
to enjoy this climate. Were still playing golf in our shirt-
sleeves. And the bass have been taking flies. And m«
first few days of the duck season, at daybreak every rnora-
iag h sounded like war. --------- ------------------------
All these things are right at the city’s doorstep.
ft may be our guests, alter all, however, are thinking of
the wonderful relaxation, stimulation, youth-i-fication in a
course cf Crazy Mineral Baths. In giving their bodies a
good overhauling, you might say, inside and out, wth
Crazy Miaeral W ater..^ - Nature s perfect element.
Come to the Home of Crazy ater. Throw off about
ten years of unnecessary age. Go home wuh an appetite
hk'e a timber wolf. And what will this cost you m dollars
and cents- Listen:
Kates by the week (our “Treatment f Ian )
includes a comfortable outside room. Crazy
Mineral Baths, as much Crazy watei as
you can drink, your meals (and GOOD
cooking) - - in fact, alhthe comforts of a
first class modern hotel - - for as low as
$20 per wee!, single, $35 double.
If thrt isn’t enuugh to make you* drop everything and
come, write us for more. Better still, just come and see
CRAZY WATER HOTEL CO.
J - JTHE H0MF OF CRAZY WATER
J MINERAL WELLS. TEXAS
Mrs. R. E. Thompson and
Martin Nix spenr the week etid
with their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Trim and Mrs. Nix of Avery.
Mr. and Mrs. C. F Anderson
attended the funeral of Rev.
Henderson Brown of Bagwell.,......
Mr. and Mrs. Clarenee East-
man and little daughter and Mr.
and Mrs. Rus.-ell Yarbrough and
sons spent Sunday with their
mother and grandmother, Mrs.
Eva Coffman, of Blanton Creek.
Mrs Sarah Hilton is spending a
few days with Mrs.- Wright of
Miss Helen Briggs spen? the
weekend with Miss Meryl Miller.!
l| By ELMO SCOTT WATSON
Bring your gun to L. B. Hall’s.
Shop at Detroit or to me for re- j
pairs. Know how to fix it and.;
all work priced reasonable.
D.V. Eaton, Rt 3
Ho iXutn.- Gee
"Then are none so blind as they who will-
fully shut then eyes ”
2C—Henry W. Longfellow,
great U. S poet, born 1807.
[27—England sees its first
game of baseball. 1874.
jJ28—Great comet visible by day
-<$- over United States, 1S4X
I—Napoleon returns to
France from Elbe exile,
S. Neey is Ieands4
with 13 active ships, 1801.
Old Bill Williams, Ex-Preacher
and Lone Trapper
A TOWN In Arizona bears his name
Ckand thousands of tourists know It
as the place where they leave the main
line of the railroad for the branch line
which goes up to the Grand Canyon.
Near by Is Bill Williams mountain,
a O,0*K) foot'peak. It also perpetuates
the fame of one of the most picturesque
figures in Old West history.
“Old Bill” Williams was an eccen-
tric character who is said to have been
a circuit-riding preacher “back in the
states” before he took to the plains
and mountains of the West as a lone
trapper. This is the pen picture of
him that one historian has left us: “A
tan. stooped man of Missouri fevtr-
and-ague type; his. thin. leathery face;
his nut-cracker Jaws; his punch chin
and nose;’ his small. urp. twinkling
eyes; his querulous v dee: slovenly
habits; elk-hide suit, blai k with camp-
fire smoke nnd slick with grease; his
piebald, humpnosed Indian pony; tvere
familiar to trappers, traders and In-
dians from the Three Forks to the
Gila and from the states to Califor-
Not an impressive figure, to be sure^
but there wasn't a frontiersman of hie
period moreeunningIn outwitting and
eluding hostile Indians or more redoubt-
able in fighting them when cornered,
nor a scout and guide more-familiar
with remote parts of the Rocky moun-
tain region titan he. For the latter
reason it seems all (he more unbeliev-
able that he should-have made such
a failure as guide for Fremont’s expe-
dition around the head of the San Lot*
valley of Colorado in 1543, a failure
which almost resulted fs tally for OS
The only possible explanation for
“Old Bill’s apparent anfamillarUy with
one of his old stamping grounds U that
he was old. Infirm and half-blind from
his many hardships of nearly 40 year!
on blazing deserts and In snow-filled
mountains. After the rescue, of the
parly, the old scont, feeling keenly the
disgrace of bis failure, fled once nort
to the solitudes of the mountains.
And soon afterwards the Indians
-got” hlma-not in honest, open war-
fare but 07 treachery. In the spring
of 1349 his body was found sitting
against a tree In s secret recess of
country of Colora da There was R
wound In Ms breast from a bullet
fired by Indlkns he bad considered Ida
friends, the Ctea. Their excess was
that he had betrayed their camp te
hostile Arapahoes and the modi do>
creed that he mast die. They had ex-
changed rifles with him and as ha set
In nnconif inns at - ana
of the Utes had ahot Man ;
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The Detroit News-Herald (Detroit, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. , Ed. 1 Thursday, March 8, 1934, newspaper, March 8, 1934; Detroit, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth901818/m1/2/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Red River County Public Library.