The Deport Times (Deport, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 29, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 21, 1941 Page: 3 of 8
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 1941
Teachers and trustees met here
Monday night and it was decided
that school would be started Mon-
day, Aug. 25, and then when cotton
is ready to pick the children will
be dismissed lor a short while for
the picking season.
A dinner was given Sunday at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Anderson, honoring Mrs. Ander-
son’s 53rd birthday. Their children
were all at home and an enjoyable
day was spent.
Many in this community are at-
tending the revival meeting now
in progress at Rockford, conducted
by Sister Virgia Hunter Temple.
Mrs. Oscar Anderson and daugh-
ter spent Saturday in Paris with
her sister, Mrs. George Thompson.
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Williams
were in the community from Ar-
thur City Sunday.
A young mule belonging to Alvin
Ballard which had its leg broken
about a month ago, was killed Sat-
urday as the leg had not healed.
A number of little folks met at
the home of Barbara Jean Skidmore
Sunday afternoon with gifts for
her on her sixth birthday. The cake
was baked by her mother and it
was a beautiful white cake with
green candles. Cake and ice cream
were served as refreshments.
Monroe Craft, Albert Stansell,
Buck Morgan and Earl and Tobe
Watts went to Ft. Worth with a load
of cattle this week. R. L. Ballard
also sold a truck load of cattle last
There was a surprise get-togeth-
er at the home of young Charles
Dalby Sunday, honoring his 12th
birthday. He received many nice
gifts, and cake and iced lemonade
Mr. and Mrs. Hershell Stone
spent Sunday with relatives at Jen-
Mrs. Jack Parker of Paris, has
been in the community for the past
several days visiting relatives.
Several in this community have
been suffering with severe colds.
T. J. Payne has been visiting his
grandmother, Mrs. Tom George at
Hazeldell, for the past two weeks.
William Todd is at home after
spending last week with his aunt
and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Gunter at Broadway.
Mrs. George Dodson spent Wed-
nesday with Mrs. King of Majors.
Mr. and Mrs. Winford Miller, Mr.
and Mrs. R. D. Crowston and Mr.
and Mrs. E. W. Burks and children,
Sarah Alice and Gilbert Ira, spent
Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. Floyd
Dale and other relatives in Dallas.
Griffie Earl Burks and H. L.
Glass returned home Friday after
a few days’ visit in Galveston and
Mr. and Mrs. Jess Henry and
children of Ft. Worth, spent the past
week with his mother, Mrs. Joe
Claude McDuffee and nephew
and wife of Junction, brought his
mother, Mrs. Mary McDuffee, home
last Friday, she being ill.
Mr. and Mrs. Winford Miller re-
turned home to Junction City, Kan.,
after a few days’ visit here with
their parents. Lois Lee went home
J. D. Allen of Mt. Vernon, came
over Monday to visit Mr. and Mrs.
E. W. Burks.
Mr. and Mrs. Ferd Gill and dau-
ghter, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Steph-
ens of Nelta, spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Goode.
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Cannaday
of Mt. Pleasant, spent last Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. Jim Payne and
A shower was given for Mrs.
Winford Miller at the home of Mrs.
George Dodson last Friday after-
noon. There were several present.
She received many nice gifts. Cake
and lemonade were served.
Mrs. H. N. Bryson and children
left Tuesday for Port Berry to join
Mr. Bryson, who has been employ-
ed there for the past month.
Mrs. Jim Lewis spent Sunday
with her son, Willie Lee at Martin.
J. Cooper of Malvern, Ark., is
visiting his daughter, Mrs. Floyd
Mrs. P. H. Furgerson and daugh-
ter, Miss Gladys of Deport, spent
the week end at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Homer Scoggins.
Mr. and Mrs. Bail Stogner and
children of Winfield, visited friends
and relatives here Sunday.
Miss Helen Ruth Lee of Martin, is
spending a week with her grand-
mother, Mrs. Jim Lewis.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Isenburg of
Foreman, Ark., and Mr. and Mrs.
Leon Huddleston of Glendale, spent
the week end with relatives here.
Mrs. Cato moved from Bogata to
this community last Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bryson spent
the week end at Hagansport.
Mr. and Mrs. Lon Anderson of
Glendale, spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. Andrew Anderson.
Howard Hill of Fort Sill, Okla.,
is visiting his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Jim Hill.
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Welch spent
Sunday with her brother, Gene Hill
Miss Helen and John Wright Jr.
spent Monday in Dallas.
Mrs. Joe Shiver and son of Paris,
spent the first of the week with Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Shiver and other
relatives of this community.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wright and Mr.
and Mrs. Durwin Wright of Bisbee,
Ariz., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ben
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Gifford have
returned from Bisbee, Afriz., to
make their home here.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Wright of
Bisbee, Ariz., are visiting relatives
in this community.
Mrs. Ira Mitchell and children of
Greggton, are visiting her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Shiver, before
leaving for Illinois to make their
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Gifford and
daughter of Bogata, spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Gifford.
Mrs. James Rhodes and children
left Sunday for Wichita Falls to
make their home.
Mr. and Mrs. Finis Gifford and
children of Bogata, spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Better-
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wright and
two children have returned home
after a three weeks’ visit at Bisbee
Mrs. Jim Kilgore is seriously ill
at her home here.
Mrs. Buck Davis received word
this week of the death of her niece,
Miss Fay Dowell at Pamona, Calif.,
which occurred on Sunday, Aug. 10.
Deceased was the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Lucian Dowell and resid-
ed near Bogata a number of years
before moving to California.
Mrs. G. W. Patton is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. D. A. Mauldin and
family at Marshall.
Miss Edwina Faulkner returned
home Sunday after a week’s visit
with her grandmother at Birming-
Mr. and Mrs. Hill Collins of
Whitney, spent Sunday and Mon-
day in the home of L. S. Peaden
and family. They were accompani-
ed home by Mrs. Peaden and little
Mr. and Mrs. Ivy Warren of
Goose Creek, visited relatives here
the past $eek.
Olan Mauldin has returned to his
home at Littlefield, after a week’s
visit here with relatives and friends.
J. F. Smith Jr. has returned
home after a month’s visit at Novis.
A large crowd attended singing
here Sunday night. Singers from
Clarksville, Bogata, Cuthand and
Mauldin were among the visitors.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fuller knd
children of Wright City, Okla., vis-
ited at the home of Buck Davis the
past week end.
Billie and Mildred Roland of
Blossom, were guests of their
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Rainey
Patton, last week.
Mrs. R. W. Couch and two young
sons of Pecan Gap, visited her dau-
ghter and husband, Mr. and Mrs.
Coleman Sandlin on Monday and
Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Crawford
of Blossom, spent the week end
[ here with relatives and attended
Sunday school last Sunday.
The young people met Sunday
night and organized a Young Peo-
Mr. and Mrs. Truly Steward and
children of Dallas, came Monday
for a \ isit with his brother, Joe
Steward and family.
Hay is good this year, but the
weather has not been favorable for
putting it up. Several tons were
lost on Miss Beulah Mitchell’s mea-
dow last week because of rain.
Russ Guest of Clarksville, was
here looking over his farm Sunday.
Ed Sandlin expects soon to begin
remodeling the house on the farm
he bought last year.
Sixty Million Without
Recent progress in science has led
to vast improvements, but we don’t
see that it’s improved anybody’s
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Statisticians estimate that 60,000,-
000 citizens of the United States
have no birth certificates to prove
that they are natives of this country.
Yet in this critical era almost any
person is liable to be called upon
for such proof.
In view of this, the war, navy
and commerce departments in
Washington have requested state
vital statistics departments to pre-
pare to issue certificates when pre-
sented with the necessary evidence.
Texas has been among the slow-
est of the states in the creation of
machinery for birth registration. 1
Our larger cities, three or four de-
cades ago, established vital statis-
tical departments, but in the small
towns and rural districts, birth re-
cording is comparatively new, tndT ‘
the machinery is still far from
ing adequate. — Dallas Times-Her»
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Good size, double weight blan-
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Pastel plaid designs.
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The Deport Times (Deport, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 29, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 21, 1941, newspaper, August 21, 1941; Deport, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth902002/m1/3/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Red River County Public Library.