The Aransas Pass Progress (Aransas Pass, Tex.), Vol. 45, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 13, 1955 Page: 5 of 14
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ie 1954 trends
ferencls in the
|unt of change.
Itures and con-
ning rapidly up-
iness, .and gov-
lent. The two
than for na-
en an adjust-
lo reduce its in-
to'of the most
| the economy— j
ted long term
|th3 year. The
'recession” of |
^vented a sub-
the volumn of
flowing to the
| thanks to Mr. I
the show peo-J
ty and help in
. Your kindness
ke and family
pponsible for any
tecks against my
that made by |
te Aransas Pass|
20. 27. 1955.
G. R. Whitney,
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The Green Lizards of W.. A.
Scrivner Elementary School here
will meet the B-team of Lott
Canada High School of Beeville
in a basketball game at Panther
Den. tonight. Admission of 50
cents and 25 cents • will be
Players on the Scrivner school
team are Curtis E. Crothers, Lew-
is H. Enix, Ralph Johnson, Ber-
ry. C. Kelly, Rudolph Jdhnson,
Calvin Luddington, Paris Lee
Huff, Alex Harvey, Walter Lott,
Thomas Enix, and Clarence Price.
Mrs. E. M. Mercer is team mana-
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Mr. and Mrs.^ Harvey Moore
are the parents v of a son born
January 10 at Aransas Pass Hos-
pital. He weighed^, 8 pounds and
1 ounce and
has been named
Curtis R. Wiggins of Ingleside
underwent major surgery in Ar-
ansas Pass Hospital January 11,
Mr. Hancock announced that he
is enlarging his stock of furniture
and will re-open the business qn
Jan. 22. The firm will stock both
new and quod /virjniture.
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Mr. and Mrs. Ax J. Court of
Rockport announce the arrival
of a son January 9 in Aransas
Pass Hospital. He has been named
Patrick W^yne and weighed 7
pounds and 6 ounces.
Mr. and Mrs. Harwood Gristy
were week end visitors in Freg-
pdft with their daughter, Mrs.
J. W. LeRibues, and family. They
saW Their grandson, James Lester,
who' is three weeks old, for the
first time. *
The primary jpb of Navy de-
stroyers is to seek out and de-
stroy enemy submarines.
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ous other dwelling units helped to
make up the record total.
New commercial construction
for the year was $105,131 higher
than in 1953. Making up most of
the total $184,378 were four new
modern service stations and com-
mercial buildings by Jack Du-
Bose, M. E. Naylor and Lynn
The increase of $333,807.50 in
1954 for all types of construction
over tbd previous year is remark-
able in that public building in
1954 was $169,452 less than in
1953. Public building during 1954
included only the May Allen
school cafeteria, the Masonic
Temple and an addition at Green-
wood Baptist Church for a total
of only $42,395.
Extensive church construction
together with a $52,000 addition
at Kieberger school swelled pub-
lic building to $211,847 in 1953.
During 1954, construction hit
its peax in March when permits
for $260,577 w?re issued. April
was second highest with $133,130
followed by January with $132,-
*tu. v ■ r4 jjf
Construction during the other
months of the year was as fol-
lows: February, $39,585; May,
$50,035; June $83,437.50; July
$73,544; August, $44,860;’ Sept.
$67,767; Get. $52,615; Nov., $69,
080; and Dec., $36,600.
Permits issued during the first
six months of the year totaled
$699,024.50 as compared with
$344,466 during the last half.
Mrs. John Fitch is recuperating
from major suregry in Aransas
Pass Hospital January 11.
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SETS UP OFFICE HERE
Texas Fishermen’s Union, AFL,
has established an office in Aran-
sas Pass in the Marine Exchange
Building on East Wilson, it was
announced this week,
Q.—I spent four years as a ca-
det in the U. S. Military Acad-
emy at West Point. Will that time
count, in computing my eligibil-
ity for Korean GI Bill training?
A.—No. Under the law, time
spent as a cadet or midshipman
in a service academy may not be
counted in computing Korean
GI Bill training eligibility. x
was he _ .
the home of Mrs. J. G. Delesder-
nier with seven members present.
Harry Carter, lay minister, led
the devotional service, followed
by the prograin under the direc-
tion of Mrs. H. E. Bradley.
An interesting letter was re-
ceived from Carlos Frank. Carlos
is sponsored by the local church
at the Episcopal Mission School
in Nananna, Alaska. Also, a note
from Mrs. Stanley was read ex-
pressing her thanks for the con-
tribution to %he United Thank of-
Mrs. Dring Leads
Mrs. A. R. Dring was in charge
of the program, “Pointing the
Chosen People to the Way,” at
the meeting pf the Woman’s Mis-
sionary Union at the First Bap-
tist Church Wednesday morning.
Mrs. L. L. Kinghorq, Mrs. W.
L. Evans, and Mrs Knut Johan-
son assisted Mrs. Dring in the
presentation of the program.
The devotional, “The Master
Witnessing to the Jews,” was giv-
en by Mrs. George Scevers.
■ A total of sixty-seven ladies
attended the monthly mission
GAME NIGHT SLATED
AT COUNTRY CLUB
Regular game night at Live
Oak Country Club will be held
Tuesday night. Supper will be
served by Little Bob’s catering
service at 7 p. m. All members
are invited to attend.
Following the business meeting.
Mrs. Ruth Lewis, retiring presi-
dent, presented Mrs. Olsen with
the attendance prize for the year.
Second place prizes went to Mrs.
Cyril Peltier, Mrs J. C. Mathis
and Mrs. N. D. Sanford. The club,
in turn, presented Mrs. Lewis
with a Ipvply gift as a token of
their appreciation for her work
during the year.
Birthday honorees for the
month were Mrs. Peltier apd Mrs.
Frank Davis. It was de ! *
send Mrs. Catherine Mi
pot plant Mrs. Manship
confined to her home for quite
some time because of illness.
Mrs. Olsen served refreshments
of frozen salad, salted nuts, candy,
wafers, layer cake, hot chocolate
and coffee to the seven members
HOLIDAYS IN TENNESSEE
Mr. and Mrs. Byron Bushart
visited during the recent holidays
in Paris, Tenn. Before returning
hfere they attended a .furniture
market in'Ohicago 1
Ladies Late Fall
t'i > 'A 11
In newest shades and styles.
Some of these Dresses have
just been received
■ Most All Sizes
CONSOLIDATED DRY GOODS STORES
Aransas Pass, Texas
MRS. HAYDEN ELSBERRY
IN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Mrs. Hayden Elsberry is ip Me-
morial Hospital in Corpus Christi
receiving treatment. She wsa
taken to the hospital last Friday.
The family reported this morning
thjat she was improving.
| Saw Dust
. Pestering the old fisherman
vyho had been patiently fishing
from the .same spot all day, the
tourist asked brightly, “Well,
are they biting?”
The oldster raised his head
slowly, “If they are, stranger,”
he drawled, “they’re biting each
Mrs. Gus Hollan, executive sec-
retary of the San Patricio County
TB Association, will he guest
speaker at a regular meeting of
Aransas Pass Parent-Teacher- As-
sociation tonight at Oak Grove
Auditorium. Mrs. Hollan will
speak on tuberculosis in this
Entertainment for the evening
will be an old time spelling bee.
Participants will be from the lo-
cal civic groups and high school
Ladies To Have
Announcement has been made
that the Ladies Country Club As-
sociation will have a regular
meeting at the club house Thurs-
day. A, covered dish luncheon will
be served at 12:15.
An executive board meeting
will be held at 11:45 a. m.
Bridge will be played in the
afternopn. All ladies of the asso-
ciation are invited to attend.
$1RL SCOUTS ELECT
NEW OFFICERS v
Members of‘Girl Scout Troop
No. 35 elected new officers at a
meeting Tuesday afternoon. Of-
ficers elected were Sandra As-
kew, president; Donna Ayers, vice
president; Mary Daniels, secre-
tary; Kristin Ericson, treasurer;
pay Gathright, patrol leader 1;
Sandra Konvicka, patrol leader
2; Elizabeth Norton game leader;
Mary Jane Oliff, song leader;
Elizabeth Stacy, social leader;
Donna Wingfield, reporter.
The troop recently had a Court
of Awards and four of the girjs
received First Class Badges. They
have now started to work on the
Curved Bar Rank, which is the
highest rank in intermediate
Sandwiches,4 olives* date pud-
ding topped with whipped cream,
coffee and tea were served to
Mrs. Scarborough, Mrs. T. W.
Sims, Mrs. C. Jackson, Mrs. A. N.
Garrett, Mrs. Garza, and Mrs.
Chloe Blaylock by the hostess.
E. B. Circle Meets .
With Mrs. Morgan r
Mrs. L. W. Morgan was hostess
to the E. B. Circle of thp Wom-
an’s Society of Christian Service
of the First Methodist Church in
her home Tuesday morning. Mrs.
H. D. Cotton was in charge of
Six members were present and
two guests from the K. C. Circle,
Mrs. G. E. Saint and Mrs. L. M.
Hoffman, were present.
Coffee and cake were served
last week of the recent
son on the Lister deei
Uvalde. Mr. and $4ra.
lespie were their.....
trip and Mrs. Harold
Mrs. Charles Bujan j<
for the latter part of the
Miss Joyce got a seven-
buck and Mr. Gillespie
eight-pointer. The others |
home empty handed but the
ing was enjoyed by alL
A guest in the heme of Mr. and
Mrs. Ted Brooks this week is Mr.
Brooks sister, Myrtle Wood of
Dallas. Mrs. Wood arrived here
Monday and is also visiting with
relatives in Corpus Christi.
Island Civic Club
Has New Officers
New officers were installed by
the Port Aransas Civic Club at a
meeting Monday night, Jan. 10.
Mrs. Hazel Smith was installed
as president. Others installed
were Miss Mary Cox, vice-presi-
dent; Mrs. Kate Carstens, secre-
tary; and Mrs. Anne Gibson*
treasurer. . , . ,
Mrs. Cox, the retiring presi-
dent, gave a very interesting re-
port on the past year’s achieve-
ments of the club and a good fi-
West Point was formally opened
on July 4, 1802. fN
WATCH THIS AD!
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TO ARANSAS PASS
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YOU CANT WIN
A man’s life is full of contra-
dictions. He comes into the world
without his consent He goes out
of it against his will, The trip
between is governed by the rule
of contraries. When he is little
big girls kiss him. When he is big
little girls kiss him. If he is poor,
he is a bad manager. If he is rich,
he is dishonest. If he is prosper-
ous, everyone wants to do him
favor. If he needs credit, he can’t
get it If he doesn’t give to char-
ity he’s a stingy cuss. If he does,
it’s for show. If he is actively re-
ligious, he is a hypocrite. If he
takes no interest in religion he is
a hardened sinner. If he gives
affection, he is a soft specimen.
If he cares for no one, he is cold-
blooded. If he dies young, there
was a great future for him. If he
lived to a ripe old age, he missed
his calling. If he doesn’t get mon-
ey, he is a bum. If he does, he’s
a grafter. If he spends money, he
is a loafer. If he saves it, he’s a
“JUST LUMBERING ALONG”
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The Aransas Pass Progress (Aransas Pass, Tex.), Vol. 45, No. 45, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 13, 1955, newspaper, January 13, 1955; Aransas Pass, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth921666/m1/5/: accessed February 28, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Ed & Hazel Richmond Public Library.