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Jterving Delta County For
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The F,ast Seventy-six Years
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Sulphur Valley Publishing Company
Combined With The Delta Courier
Volume 76 No. 43 The Cooper Review, Cooper, Texas Eight Pages
elta Farmer sville Next Foe Houston Good
First National Ba
Friday, October 28,
CL 1 a * CH lllv! Of Ifflj dA. ik,
Of Cooper High Bulldogs
i rine fellow
I he c ooper Bulldogs will leave I better passing than running team.,
alike were | home tonight to play another con- No weights were available at'
with Farmersville press time or lineup for the I
at 8. Farmers.
The Cooper team will be| Starting line-up for the Farm-
triving to get back into the win j ers was not available but the
Deposits In Delta Bank
Jump in Last 3 Week
t Friday night when | ferenct
u. came here with one
iind . . ■ and that was
1 know by now,
the tune of 19 ti
thin column after their
j at the hands of Van Alstyne last
long fans have been j Friday night. The Farmersville
mess what happened.1 Farr* ers will still be stinging
i i s no definite reason from their 70 to 0 defeat handed
ilklogs having such an them by the Wolfe City Wolvf
It just happened .
a],pens to the best
lines last Friday night.
Rumor has it that some nine
aid they can’t explain boys on the starting lineup from
Farmersville were not allowed to
iff j play in last Friday’s game with
the thing to do now is I Wolfe City, because of some in-
ti Alstyne game down fraction of training rules. This
xperienee and take each factoi is possibly responsible for
the top-heavy score that Wolfe
City handed them last Friday.
to a cleaning for
of the season,
ionny Choate injured, | The Bulldogs are nursing many
I be a new lineup to- injuries, the most serious being
the Farmersville game, that of Sonny Choate's who will
mi s have it that Mickey probably not see action for two
:,v make his appearance i week;
not known how
This I Poteet i s expected to take
Choate's place at quarterback,
long ] If the Bulldogs run from single
.vlll be out of the game,; <>r double wing. Coach Hicks has
possible that the Bull- j been working out a new arrange-
11 not run from the T un- ment for the past week with
turns to the lineup. Mickey Poteet at fullback and
Choate out and a new Ralph Vaughn or Ellis McGaha
Bulldogs should still will be at tackle for Poteet.
to take Farmersville by
touchdowns as they took > see
different Bulldog team to-
block and tackle like they tirely new offensive game
In addition to the 70 to 0 de-
feat at the hands of Wolfe City
last week, the Farmers also lost
| recently to Honey Grove by a
t I t
here are still a number of
ole who have voiced their de-
to make the square in Cooper one-touchdown margin, 14 to 7.
ne-way drive affair. Reports indicat that the Farm-
'lie c’itv Council might inves-1 ei
squad list is as follows
Howell, R. C.
Bullock, R. L.
Coaches: Raymond P. Bennett
For Fall Foliage
i rails In Hopkins
A Fall Foliage Trail, covering;
the southwestern portion of Hop-;
kins county and a portion of i
Northern Rains County, which is
scheduled for the period Novem-5
her 6 through November 27 is ex-1
peeted to draw thousands of visi-1
tors to this section.
This trail is made possible by I
the recent completion of a new
farm-to-market road, which op-
ens up, to the motorist a wooded
area that is generally conceded
to be unsurpassed in the beauty
Review Is Only
!n FT library
Total deposits in the three Del-
ta county banks are nearing an
all-time record and its all hap-
pened in the past three weeks, or
inee the published called state-
ment as of October 5.
Total deposits in the three Del-
does not set a record for
deposits at that bank. Ho
it was thought that the
was probably second to or
previous period in the
The Enloe State Bank no
ta bank; the Enloe State, the $832,183..1.1 in deposits wh
Fi, t National and Delta National not greater than at any pr
More than a dozen out of town U Cooper, add up to the sum of time, but is considered ver
At an October meeting of the
| newspapers can be found in the
j periodicals department of the ET
library and the Cooper Review
I is the only weekly paper to be
I found in the group.
The Dallas Morning News
comes daily and is available on
I microfilm. The New York Times
! also is available on microfilm,
I however only the Sunday edition
arrives on paper.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram,
Christian Science Monitor, Cooper
of its foliage during the fall sea-1 direc
son. Approximately fifty miles in j Bank, Houston Good, Paris, was
length, the trail follows all paved j named as a director to fill the
highways and farm-to-market! vacancy left by the recent death
roads throughout its entire route,; of his brother, R. H. Good,
which roughly describes a figure
Headquarters for the
o the Delta National Review, Sulphur Springs News
Telegram, Dallas Times Herald,
Greenville Evening Banner and
Morning Herald, Houston Chron-
icle, Paris Nev/s, St. Louis Post
Dispatch and the Texarkana
Gazette can be found in the de-
Being a director in the bank
has been a family tradition for
trail has i the Good family. Houston Good
been established at the Hopkins succeeds his brother, R. H„ who
County Chamber of Commerce J succeeded his father, J. W. Good,
office, located at 209 Church St. who succeeded his father, J. A.
in Sulphur Springs. The head-j Good, one of the organizers of,
the banking institution.
The new director for the Delta
[ion R. Emery.
quarters will act as the informa- J
tion center, for registration and I
the distribution of trail maps. National Bank is an operator for
^ This office will remain open be-j the Liberty Film Lines. Although,
B tween the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 a resident of Paris, he is a prop-1
1 p.m. daily, and holidays, on Sun- j erty and farm owner in Deltr
I days the headquarters office will county. Having lived in this ooun
be open from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 ty at one time, he also operates
Cooper P-TA To
The Cooper P-TA will meet!
$4 469 061.86 | by the bank officials. Elmo
Officials of the First National of the Enloe State Bank sail
in Cooper state that never be- he had never, in his 47 ye
lore have the deposits for that banking, seen everything
bank reached the $2 million mark orable for the farmer as
and now the total is $2,0117,068.70 thing has been in 1955. “It
which is some $117,000 more than best year, across the boaiV
2 nll]li0n; 1 have ever seen,” he sar
■ Total deposits for the Delta Reason given for bank d;
National Bank were $1,619,809.83, limbing so much in theJ
which according to officials of three weelts is the fact that
the bank is unusually high but ers have been able to sell,
- into the loan, more of the
ton than at the first of th:
vest season. Also much
first money derived from
cotton went to pickers an
of this money was not de
in local banks.
A hough the cotton har
just about over, bank dep
this county are expected t
even higher in the ne
weeks as more of the ginn
! ton is either put in the 1
tronger defensively than
us matter "arid*'determine on offense. They depend on three
„ part of our people pre- lads in the middle of their line, »»
one-way drive. each weighing over 200 pounds,
■ntirelv possible that the The Farmers use a double wing
,(.m would work to better offense and are reported to be a
n. for merchants and
alike, not to say any-
iut the traffic which
ough Cooper on high-
item was mentioned in
in some weeks ago, and
the Liberty Film Lines. Although | Tuesday, November L at 2:30 p.
prop- I m. in the High School Auciitoi - (
Delta ium. All the students in the fifth ]
and sixth grades will be present-
ed in a pageant entitled “Bright j I
Hostesses for the meeting will
livestock farm here.
The announcen.ent was made
j by Quentin Miller, chairman of ; be Mesdames Richard Poe, R. M.
| the board of the Delta National Vaughn, L. A. McCormack, and
! Bank. Rene Anderson.
! Gaha, 40; M
i 66; J.
Final rites of Charles Edward
Stotts, were held Thursday after-
noon at 2:30 at the Ben Franklin
_________________ Methodist Church with Rev. L.
....... Miller, 10; Black, p’„ Dicken, Paris, officiating. Del-
Wheat, 97; Nance, 44; H. ta Funeral Home made burial in
portant functions to sponsor.
the Ben Franklin Cemetery
He died at his home in Ben
Franklin Wednesday. He was
born January 14, 1879 in Tennes-
Survivors include his wife;
three sons. Alton Stotts, Dallas,
' 'Pate Stotts, Roxton, and Dellous j ber 6.
Stotts, Ben Franklin: one daugh- Plans now do not call for a
ter, Mrs. George Vandergriff. Ben j principal speaker. However, as a
for Martha Franklin; eleven grandchildren| feature attraction for the ag.
•(nu.mi sumc »c«.-n.a .......- A blue-eyed blonde of Sulphur wheat, 95; Vaughn, 60; Rouse
ud number of people have Springs and a bewhiskered cow- 50; Simpson, 85; Conley, 65
mce given their personal en- poi<e 0f Cooper were named king -
lOrsement of the project. ■ and queen of the annual Western
t t t Week celebration at East Texas
From ginning reprts thus far ; state college last week,
his season. Delta county is show-! Selected by a three-judge pan-
ng a better per acre cotton pro- Wednesday were Martha Brice,
lui tiun than any of its neighbors, sophomore elementary education
With slightly better than 37,-: major, and Rip Templeton, junior
100 acres planted to cotton in chemistry major. Judges were W.
his county this year, it looks as 7 Bledsoe, Cooper; Miss Jerline
f the average lint production v/ill Kennedy. Sulphur Springs, and day in the Church or cnrtsi,, *; 1 > ...... ' I which have been made through-
* n ‘he neighborhood of 450 jack Finney, Greenville. Commerce. Burial was in Rose- ,e fof the services' out the year 1955.
>ounds per acre. Miss Brice, the daughter of Mr mond Cemetery. were Walter Vandergriff, Robert Heads of various agriculture
Ml ‘ observers believe that the and Mrs. V. K. Brice and niece Martha died unexpectedly m a Mt.Braver jack Lav H E Moon, agencies in the county have been
otal county production (from Mr. and Mrs. Arvie Brice Coop- Dallas hospital where she had ^T1 j^orri and Afton Morris. making the pictures which will
" er, was chosen queen over 61 been taken for observation and 4- E- Morns and Alton 1 ^^ ^ complete
other coeds, who paraded before pertaining to a heart condi- _va. n,Nn fllm
the judges in western attire. She (jon DEFENSE FI ND HEAD film ^ g m of
is a member of Marpessa social She wa9 a member of the j Mr. Gilbert C°'e’ J^iS,f D“ Le ag. committee next Tuesday
club. . Church of Christ, and a seventh 1 been named as Chan man of Dis-1
Dates Told For Christmas Parade
And Agriculture Banquet In Cooper
Although a new fiscal year has 1 ber 2, at 5 p.m. Invitations have
started for the Delta County been issued various school bands
Chamber of Commerce there are I and drill teams in Northeast Tex-
still two committees who were as to participate in the paiade.
named last year that have im-| New Christmas decorations
One of these projects is the arrived to decorate for the Yule-
Annual Agriculture B a n q u e t j tide season.
which is sponsored by the ag. | Further plans v/ill be made in
committee headed by Howard | tbe next few weeks regarding
Rich and will be held on Decern-, tbe December 2 Christmas pa-
have been purchased and have j R,os
week that Sammy Wheat was the
winner of twenty-five dollars
, cotton in c heniistry major. Judges were vv. j Funeral services for Martha j — fiim9 wm fae shown Qf
“ IOOCS - T. BI^C^L««^.-|Ann A,..*, | £
[inners reports) will reach
lightly better than 34,000 bales
lefore the season is closed.
Haven't had any production
igures on corn in this county
ei but understand that the corn
neld v ill be above average for
3elta farmers, too.
If there ever has been a boun-
iful year for fanners in this
ireu, the year 1955 seems to be at
he top of the list.
t t +
The representatives of the Del-
& Soil Conservation report that
hey are elated over having so
luich work to do.
This may sound peculiar to
'ome, but these people are really
mxious to serve the farmers of
thfc- county with whatever help
they may hav« available . . . and
they are happk*st when they are
Every Delta farmer should, if
"te already is not a coopeiatoi,
intact one of the Soil Conserva-
tion supervisors in the county, or
for information from the
SCD office in the basement of
the postoffice in Cooper.
(•ranted that the SCS is not
the only worthwhile government
agency in existence today, but
most assuredly it stands among
the top when it comes to service
to the farmers. And of course,
here is no reputing the fact that
‘here definitely is a need for con-
serving our soil, as well as other
Rf‘ <t cooperator with the Soil
( observation Service if you are
a farmer. In years to come you’ll
be Slad you did.
H. H. Moore, Sr.
For Mrs. Watk
Held Here Su
Funeral services for Mrs
Watkins, 85, were held Sur
ternoon at 4 o’clock at Md
Funeral Home with RevJ
Hayden, pastor of the Fin
tist Church, officiating.
She v/as born October
in Mississippi, the dau
L. B. and Sarah (Carmo'
ardson. She died SaturdaJ
noon about 3:25 in a Pari:
Survivors include two j
ters, Mrs. T. A. AnderJ
Richard Poe, co-owner of Poe Eunice Watkins; two
Pontiac, announced this Boodie Watkins, Coope
Charlie Watkins of Dali
teen grandchildren, twelv;
grandchildren and one
great grandchild; three
Mrs. Ervy Hargrove an
Frankie Sneed, Cooper, a
A. J. Dunn, Dallas; two n
Hardy Ho.utt, Cooper, a."
ert Morris, McKinney.
Pallbearers for the
were Walter Chandler J
L. F. HOOTEN Jr. was elected
vice-president of the North
Texas Pharmacists Association
at a recent meeting held in Mt.
Pleasant. He was accompanied
to the meeting by Mrs. Hooten
and Mr. and Mrs. Manton Mil-
Sammy Wheat Is
Winner Of Prize
ub. Church of Christ, and a seventh 1 been named as Chairman ot Dis- ., chamber offices
! 1 52 ss.as ™
pleton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne j tiye in Bjue Bird and Camp Fire1
Templeton. He is a member of
Tejas social club.
Announced during the judging
were the sheriff and deputies for
the western week extravaganza.
Clyde Carroll, junior social sci-
ence major, was elected sheriff.
Eight deputies were also named-
Survivors are I er parents, Mr.
and Mrs. E. tV. Allard; brother,
Ralph Allard, and her grandpar-
ents, Mr. ar.d Mrs. W. S. Unsell
of Cooper and Mr. and Mrs. J.
B. Allard of Cooper.
group v/hieh will sponsor USO’sj Another project which is held
campaign for $640,000 in Texas, annually by the Delta Chamber
this year. This district includes
Dalta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar,
and Red River counties.
The funeral of H. H. Moore Sr.
was held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oc-
tober 18, at the East Funeral
Home in Texarkana with the Rev.
S. N. Son officiating.
Pallbearers were W. S. Chance,
Judge Grover Sellers, Sulphur
Sprjngs, W. F. Simmons, Hartwell
Godfred, Jack Runnels, Frank
warded to him as the result of a
contest sponsored by the company
Contesteants were asked to
guess the number of ounces of
water that had been put in a bal-
loon. The correct answer was 84
ounces and Wheat’s guess was ex-
actly 84 ounces.
The contest was held in con-
nection with the showing of the ton Miller, D. B. Baker,
new 1956 Pontiacs last Friday Wright, H. R. Chesnut a
and Saturday. | Henry.
“We want to express our deep
appreciation to the many who
attended the showing of the new
Pontiac,” said Poe, “and hope
all will come back and visit with
us again,” he continued.
Mrs. H. E. McKinney made a
business trip to Dallas Thursday.
is the Christmas parade in Coop-
er and is promoted by the Retail
Trades committee headed by Paul
Date for the Christmas parade
has been set for Friday, Decern-
Godfred, Jack Runnels, Frank ht 1 rp
Wilson Sr . Fl ed Cox, Elson Hen- OTKCTS 1 0 lVlCCt
rlmi'oAn PUrHo Wnterrn onH T'W
',r anil Mrs. Thomas Flwing
1.1 ons of Dallas, Mr. and Mi'S,
'■nneth Ewing and children of
1.1 . visited relatives and friends
v,r. and Mrs. E. O. Hooten, Mr.
K‘ Mrs. J. O. Wallace and son,
‘ nn.v, of Dallas, visited Mrs. R.
Wallace, last weekend.
derson, Clyde Watson and Dr.
Charles A. Stewart.
Moore was born November 27,
1869 in Dallas County. He was
a businessman and farmer in
Cooper and Amy community un-
til 1929. He moved to Texarkana
where he was employed by the
Temple Cotton Oil Company un-
til his retirement. He was a mem-
ber of the Christian Church and
in 1898 he married Miss Myrtie
Sur vivors include his wife; one
daughter, Mrs. B. K. Foster, Ben
Franklin; three sons, Guy Moore
and H. J. Moore, both of Texark-
ana, and Marshall Moore of Mid-
Funeral services were held
1 Wednesday afternoon at 3 o’clock
i in Spencerville, Okla., for Whit
Johnson, who died Tuesday at
^:55 a.m. in Methodist Hospital
in Dallas. Delta Funeral Horn#
had charge of arrangements. In-
terment was made in the Spen-
A former resident of Cooper,
he had made his home in Dallas
for thirteen years. He was born
May 20, 1889, in Detroit, Texas.
Survivors include one son,
Clyde Johnson, Dallas; one daugh-
ter, Mrs. Marie Shields, Weather-
ford; and four grandchildren.
Mrs. J. V. mgsms is viaivin* in
The annual conference for all
Agricultural Extension Service
workers in Texas is set for Oc-
tober 31 through November 4.
All sessions will be held on the
campus of Texas A&M College,
the land-grant college of Texas.
Delta County Agent Vernon
Martin will attend the conference
which will stress training in two
major fields . . . program build-
ing and farm and home develop-
ment. Every county extension
agent and staff member will be
a participant in one of the 30
groups set up to handle a par-
ticular part of the two major
Only two general sessions . . .
Monday and Friday morning . . .
are scheduled. The remainder of
the time will be spent in the work
groups and subject matter ses-
Out-of-state speakers at the
Monday morning session will be
Claude Welch, National Cotton
Council and Administrator C. M.
Ferguson of the Federal Exten-
sion Service, Washington, D. D.,
D. B. Varner, vice president,
Michigan State College,
along with Director G. G. Gib-
son of the Texas Service will be
featured speakers on the Friday
morning session. Varner is a na-
tive Texan and graduate of A&M.
Time has been set aside for
recreation. The annual party will
be held on Monday night; Epsi-
lom Sigma Phi banquet on Tues-
day night; TSCW banquet On
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Members and guests
Cooper Lions Club will
1 the Delta Country Clu
regular luncheon meetin
George Bolger, progra
I man. announced that Dav
ricks and George Antoin
be in charge of the pr
President Joe Pritehe
all members to attend t
ing today as an impor
nouncement would be
garding the Womaniess
which will be staged by
Club in the near fut
chairmen of the Woman]
ding will be Manton Mi
Scout Fund Drive
Meeting Is Held
A meeting was held
morning at Hotel Coo
members of the Boy Sco-
Heading the drive this
tliis county is Howard
called the Tuesday b
meeting. Prospect cards w
i n those who attended th
ing and contacts will b
within the next few days
El Dorado. Ark. with her daugh- Agents Association banquet on
ter, Mrs. J. W. Wallace. | Thursday night. I
IN DELTA COIT
Cooper Custom Gin
Farmers Co-op. Cooper
H. C. Hurley & Son
Farmers Co-op, Enloe
Farmers Co-op, Ijake Cr
Pecan Gap Gin
Ben Franklin Gin
Fanners Gin, Pecan Gap
r ain. v v* * £ !
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