The Deport Times (Deport, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 20, 1943 Page: 3 of 8
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THE DEPORT TIMES, DEPORT, TEXAS, THURSDAY, MAY 20, 1943
S. W. Asking returned to his home
at TVler on Tuesday after a week’s
visit with his sister, Mrs. W. J. Haw-
kins. Out of town friends and rela-
tives calling on him during his visit
here included Mrs. John Jackson and
son, Richard of Clarksville, Moody
Askins of Dimple, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Pew of Bogata, Mr. and Mrs.
Bill Ward and son, Richard of Ful-
bright, Mrs. W. B. Jenkins and son,
Earl of Miro, Mr. and Mrs. C. F.
Kennedy and sons of Cunningham
and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Tull and dau-
ghter of Bagwell.
Mr. and Mrs. Sambo Sales and
children of Bisbee, Ariz., are visit-
ing his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John
Sales and other relatives here.
Mr .and Mrs. Lewis Dryden of
Clarksville and Mr. and Mrs. Leon
Gable and children of Bogata, visit-
ed in the Henry Dryden home Sun-
Mrs. John Parker is quite ill at
her home here.
Mrs. Hammack of Tyler, is visit-
ing her granddaughter, Mrs. Thom-
as Patterson, this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hervey and
children attended a reunion at the
home of her father, Calhoun Patton
at Mauldin on Sunday.
Mrs. Rosa Sanders of Gilmer, is
visiting her daughter, Mrs. Newt
Mrs. Howard Toliver and son, Ed-
ward Eugene, returned to their
home in California Monday after
two weeks’ visit with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Enoch Black and other
Mrs. Gene Hawkins is visiting
relatives in DeQuincy, La., and hopes
to see her husband, Cpl. Gene Haw-
kins, who is on maneuvers in that
A son was born recently to Mr.
and Mrs. Newt Greer. He was nam-
ed Aubrey Lee.
Pvt. William Stringfellow return-
ed to Majors Field, Greenville on
Friday, after a ten-day furlough with
his wife and children here.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Dodd and
daughter moved last week to Vivian,
La., where he will be employed.
Wanda June Wright spent Satur-
day night with her grandparents at
Mr. and Mrs. Jim McCall of Rome
and Mr. and Mrs. Barnett Teel of
Paris, spent Sunday with their mo-
ther, Mrs. J. C. Vaughan.
Mrs. W. J. Hawkins and Mrs. Hen-
ry Dryden and children spent Fri-
day with Mrs. Frank Pew at Bogata.
Morris Whitten of the U. S. Ma- |
rines, who was on Midway Island |
when the Japs attacked Pearl Har-'
bor and who lived through eight ma-
jor battles and was cited for brav-
ery, is visiting his uncle, Fred Whitr
ten on a 30-day leave. He was sent
back to the States for a seven-
Miss Maxine Kinsey of Beaumont,
is visiting Miss Bernice Barrick this
Miss Fay Monroe of
Mrs. Clyon Crowston - and baby,
Jimmie Earl, came in Thursday from
Texas City to visit her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. E. W. Burks and other rela.
Mr. and Mrs. EH Monroe of John-
town, spent Thuesday night with Mr.
and Mrs. John Franklin.
Several from here attended the
singing at Needmore Sunday after-
Mrs. John Franklin spent Satur-
day night and Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Willie Stanley of Panther’s
Miss Bernice Gill returned to Dal
las, where she is taking up defense
Mrs. Tinney Martin and Mrs. Ber-
tha Pennington spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Randall Hall at Need
S|Sgt. and Mrs. Winfred Miller
and baby, Jackie Ruth of Ft. Riley,
came in last Wednesday to spend
a few days with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. E. W. Burks and other friends
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Corbell of Bo-
gata, attended church and singing
at the Methodist church here Sun-
A revival meeting will start at
the Methodist church on the first
Sunday evening in August.
Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Cannaday and
Mrs. Claude Cannaday and grand-
daughter, Mary Ellen, were in Paris
Thursday on business.
L. L. Cannaday moved Mr. and
Mrs. Tom Jackson and family to
Dallas Friday night.
S|Sgt. and Mrs. Winfred Miller
spent a while Monday afternoon
with his uncle, Luther Stuart and
Mrs. Mence of Needmore, spent
Sunday with her daughter, Mrs.
Those who enjoyed a fish fry at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jim
Payne were S|Sgt. and Mrs. W. E.
Miller and baby, Jackie Ruth, Mrs.
Clyon Crowston and baby, Jimmie
Earl, Mrs. Verlin Dale and baby,
Sally Ann, Mrs. Claude Cannaday,
Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Cannaday and
granddaughter, Mary Ellen, Mr. and
Mrs. E. W. Burks and Sarah Alice
and Gilbert Ira.
Mr. and Mrs. George Dodson of
Mt. Vernon, were Sunday afternoon
visitors in New Hagansport.
Pvt. Howard Cox of Camp Shelby,
Miss., came in last week on a fur-
lough to visit his mother, Mrs. Lillie
Cox and other relatives.
Mrs. Leon Cox has gone to join
her husband, Pvt. Leon Cox, in Cor-
Mrs. Joe Dan Barker returned
Thursday to her home in Texas City.
I Eighth Grade Exercises
IT’S A FACT
spent the week end with home folks
Mr. and Mrs. Eunice Pirtle and
children returned to their home here
Saturday after a visit with Mr. and
Mrs. Russell Womble at Atlanta.
Morris Whitten of the U. S. Ma-
rines, who was on Midway Island
during the Pearl Harbor attack and
has seen plenty of action since, is
spending his first furlough since
volunteering with his uncle, Fred
Whitten and other relatives here.
Mrs. W. J. Hawkins held open
house recently honoring her brother,
Sam W. Askins of Tyler, who is con-
valescing from a serious operation.
Many friends and relatives called
during the day.
Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Wilson and Mr.
and Mrs. Gordon Wilson of McAles-
ter, Okla., visited relatives here re-
Some of the kiddies One meets at
least have the right angle on fin-
The other day a youngster walked
into a bakery to buy a penny scone.
Marshall, I He .looked at once- And looked
and Will Kinsey of Gatesville.
Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Porter and
daughters, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Por-
ter and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Bill
Porter and daughters and T. B. Boyd
~V~'- . visited here Thursday night. They
Visitors m the N. C. Hinson home were being transferred from Gates-
over the week end included Mrs. ville to Eagle Pass.
at it twice.
“This scone is much smaller than
it used to be,” he said to the man
behind the counter.
“Well, Sonny, you see there is a
“Huh!” The kiddie looked at his
coin again. “My penny still seems
to be the same size.”—Natal Mer-
Citizen: “I wouldn’t vote for you
if you were St. Peter himself.”
Candidate: “My friend, if I was
St. Peter, you couldn’t- vote for me.
You wouldn’t be in my district.
Frank Rhodes and^am7ly~oFTtugby
Sunday is our regular fourth
Sunday singing day. Everyone is
cordially urged to attend.
Mr. and Mrs. Alva Wilson of
Craig, spent Sunday with her bro-
ther, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Pomroy.
Pvt. George Bishop of Ft. Leon-
ard Wood, Mo., is here for a visit
with his sister, Mrs. Houston Pom-
roy and other relatives.
Friends here were sorry to learn
of the death of Mrs. John Bishop
who passed away at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Hugh Pomroy at Par-
is last Tuesday. She is survived by
her husband and six children.
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Finch and dau-
ghter, Miss Ettie and Mrs. Raymond
Hoover and son visited Saturday in
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marion
Robison at Paris.
Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Bishop of Wi-
chita Falls, Mrs. Claud Canaday and
daughter of Independence, Kans.,
and Mrs. Charlcie Cochran and dau-
ghters of Haskell and Mrs. Merrill
Lamb and Miss Lou Willard of
Wheeler, have all returned to thcii
homes after attending the funeral
of Mrs. John Bishop.
Mrs. Bernice Curtis and daughter
of Clardy, spent part of last week
visiting her brother, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Harris and
daughter, Betty of Clardy, spent
Sunday with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. C. Pomroy.
Miss Marie Parkess spent the
week end with Miss Billie Baker at
Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Newman and
baby of Pattonville, visited Mr. and
Mrs. Troy Keener on Sunday.
Mrs. Ella Parkess spent the week
end with her daughter, Mrs. Elmer
Pomroy and Mr. Pomroy at Clardy.
Mr. and Mrs. Elzie Harguess have
moved to the Clardy community.
Sic Calvin Price Weaver of San
Francisco, Calif., is here visiting his
father, Cal Weaver and other rela-
Pvt. J. W. Wells of Camp Maxey,
visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
R. W. Phillips Sunday.
A picnic held at the school house
Friday was enjoyed by everyone.
Murle Moore is visiting her sis-
ter, Mildred Moore in Dallas.
A closing school program was pre-
sented by the grammar grades on
Miss Mary Lou Phillips of Dallas
visited friends here over the week
Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Evans of
Dallas, are visiting her father, J. W.
Mr .and Mrs. Joe Williams of Par-
is .spent Sunday in the home of Mrs.
G. W. Monk.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Essary spent
the week end in Wichita Falls.
Week end visitors of Mr. and Mrs.
Calvin Carpenter were Mrs. Stella
Wilson and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
Harold West and son of Dallas, Mr.
and Mrs. W. L. Wilson of Ben Frank-
lin and Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Brewer
and daughter, Patsy of Cooper.
Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Graham arc
moving to Powderly.
Bob Thomas Young who has been
employed at Gatesville, is home for
Graduation exercises for the 8th
grade of Pattonville school
held Wednesday night, May 12, at
9 o’clock. The following program
Processional—-Mrs. Ray Nettleton.
Song, “Old Eighth Grade”—Class.
Salutatory address—Earlene Gra-
Song, “Gondoliers”—Donald Dean
Class Will—Jimmie Nell Woodall.
Song, "Perfect Day” — Earlene
Address to class—Rev. Shuler.
Valedictory address—Donald Dean
Presentation of diplomas.
Song, “Home Going”—Class.
Recessional—Mrs. Ray Nettleton.
The class is composed of six girls
and four boys. They are as follows:
Jimmie Nell Woodall
Martha Lou Blake
Donald Dean Monk
The class sponsor is Mrs. Ray Net-
Rev. and Mrs. J. L. Koontz and
daughter, Annie Sue, attended dis-
trict conference held at Roxton on
were j Friday.
Miss Lessie Hamby, daughter of
Mrs. Will Hamby, has gone to Tex-
arkana, where she has employment.
Mrs. Vaughn Lawler and sons of
Longview,, spent Tuesday with her
sister, Mrs. Joe Sparks.
Mr. and Mrs. Felt Allen and Mr.
and Mrs. Sam Hoover spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. Buck Hoover at
Rupert Suggs wh? operates the
dairy on the Wardell farm, wrench-
ed his back last week when he was
loading some milk cans into a truck.
Mr. and Mrs. Albis Ball and dau-
ghter, Joyce, are planning to spend
the week end with their son and
brother, Pvt. Charles Ball at Col-
Dudley Dearman, son of Mrs. Wil-
lie Dearman, has received notice to
report in Dallas May 20 for final
examination for the army.
PAY HIM OFF
Tommy got very tired of the long
sermon at church. “If we give him
the money now, Ma, will he let us
go out?” he asked in a loud whisper.
BOXING PROGRAM AT
Cunningham school’s physical fit-
ness schedule was completed Thurs-
day night in the Cunningham gym
with the home team sweeping four
feature bouts from Deport. The re-
Eudy, 150, decisioned Johnson,
187; Roby, 109, outpointed Bell, 122;
Hutto, 138, stopped Barham, 137, in
fourth; and Yancey, 144, stopped
Brown, 154, in third. Other fights
the program matched Cunning-
A woman who fasted for 62 days,
To prove that the stunt could be
From hundreds of Scotsmen had let-
ters of praise,
And proposals from seventy-one.
Soy Bean Meal
Vita way for
J. A. Thompson
... ALWAYS FRESH
... ALWAYS PRETTY
You can test your own
Right Sight glasses at
Native: “Wal, suh—taht there is
a genuine razorback hawg, suh.”
Traveler: “Why does he rub him-
self against that tree all the time?”
Native: “Jcs’ stropping hisself,
suh; jes’ stropping hisself.”
Old Hen: “Let me give you a piece
of good advice."
Pullet: “O. K.', what is it?”
Old Hen: “An egg a day keeps
the axe away.”
Make Your Plans
Don t take a chance on leaving your loved
ones with the financial burden of final ar-
rangements. Let us explain our
A plowed furrow is your battle line . . your trac-
tor or team is a tank . . you are the commander in your
share of the battle on the home front. Our army in uni-
form gets the best in equipment, and must have the best
in foods. So, we at home, must furnish the demands in
our Food-For-Freedom fight.
This bank stands behind every farmer, recogniz-
ing the importance of the work he is doing. Consistent
with good business practices, we are ready to offer you
the financial assistance you may need.
Deport State Bank
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The Deport Times (Deport, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 15, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 20, 1943, newspaper, May 20, 1943; Deport, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth902651/m1/3/: accessed January 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Red River County Public Library.