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Anson Jones County Western Observer (Newspaper) - April 10, 1942, Anson, Texas but there was and a school in Anson last Citizens of Anson the city votes in the School 1 Amett was of the and Roy Tom Morris Pittard were city was 5l trustee and Oran was elected new tof the of only comment the to make on is to quote the a citizen of Anson we should Dean with this when is member of the Directors of the nber of Commerce and of the County Red Chapter is a mystery he has no to be concerned lUt their school I the Anson Independent District takes in a 1 farm why not go and show the farm courtsey of representation on We say to OF Sunday April VanDyke of will open the ar spring meeting of I Church of The eting will continue from 19 through Thursday April 30. ^ day there will H 10:00 A. J. of I charge of public is cordially into Gets Pittard of Jones County's in the Texas for for the Navy Relief was announced today as by Knox Jones County Pittard was recently named chairman of the Navy Relief for Jones county by General C. Chairman of the Texas Citizens Committee of the Navy Relief Coke Stevenson has proclaimed the week beginning April 19; as Appreciation in and during this period the solicitation of funds will be A chairman has named in county in Texas in order that the tire state may afforded an opportunity to contribute to this war Navy Relief Society is the substitute for the head of the family when a man is in the Guard or Marines and is fighting our battles the high seas or County Chairman Pittard Navy Relief Society navy men of the anxiety concerning welfare of loved ones at In contributing to this fund we are sharpening the fighting of the beginning of American Naval the of our Navy have to be assured that their families home would cared for in of This is the first time these men asked the public assist them in their relief But since Pearl Harbor the burden has been too great for them to carry know that the citizens of Jones county can be counted on to gladly do their and I am confident that our quota shall be if not by or during Navy Appreciation Week in Pittard has appointed L. Star and Roy as local in the drive to raise the Jones county quota of for the Navy Relief Miller Inetti Campaign For CROSS COURSE IN HOME HYGIENE TO BE Red Cross course in Home Hygiene and care of the skin is now being organized by Mrs. J. C. authorized nurse a n d Mrs. Gilbert chairman of Red be limited to a number of names have been listed for- this v course and only a few Those to take this course contact Mrs. Gilbert Those who are class because of membership will have an to enroll in the next text books ' have ' not The price of each will be 75 quoted below I sent to Jim nan of the Jones by C. a Jones boy now stationed at ip 1 Pickens ' says gets of letters from the I most of them express the same sentiments Russell voices in 5, 1942 Camp ll. D. Chairman County Draft i I would drop you i concerning the healthful Ufe It makes you ani never been thai I ' fortunate in the we Ue any don't ask to do N a to Army before to H vinai set April 21. The first classes will held from 2 to 4 o'clock on Tuesday and afternoons at the Tuesday Study Club The course is to be completed in six A Red Cross certificate will be granted on of the SCHOOL GROCERY STORE NOW UNDER NEW B. from has bought ithe High School Grocery This store owned -' J. C. Wyatt a salesman for the Armour Company and in grocery business - Rochester for nine HOLD ANNUAL of the Gin Association are meet Saturdays Drive At Flat April 14, the Flat Top famous for its many rabbits and Swenson Ranch Barbecue will stage its annual rabbit The candidates and the public are extended a cordial invitation to writes W. H. Graham of Route 4, Flat Tap community citizen came by the office and asked the Observer to run a story on the rabbit but the girls in the office get his From we are guessing that it was either J. Stubbs or B. L. both of Route 4, drive will start at 9 Tuesday at the Flat Top located about 5 or 6 miles north of the Hamlin Cotton Oil A barbecue dinner will be served at Graham writes that Flat Top had three nice rains the last five We are guessing that Mr. Graham and Flat Top have had plenty of rain since he wrote his letter April 7. you want to attend a real rabbit grab gum and head for Flat Top Store early Tuesday announcing my candidacy for Congress from the 17th Congressional I want to say to the of my home - county that I am expecting them to give me their united feel that my services to people of Jones county in past would entitle me to their full we are in a war now and our sons are out yonder in India and elsewhere on a far-flung and I believe my home people know me well enough to feel sure that if I am in Congress ' those sons will have everything they need so far as it lies in my to see that Congress gives it to ' ' V My boms people know that I have put from third to one-half of any lie salary I have ever drawn right back into circulation in behalf of the public The taxpayers of Jones county will not soon forget that I spent over one thousand dollars out of my own pocket to carry on a statewide fight for passage of the road bond assumption Nor will they forget that within the last eight months I have spent over in cash out of my own pocket to put over a Farmers Cooperative Cheese Plant for Jones county farmers and business there is a voter in Jones county opposed to stand I have ever he would be opposed to best for I never espoused any cause or acted in any official public capacity that aid not turn out to be for best interests of the public as before in our National we need men in Congress with convictions and the ability and courage to fight for those We need to put away all selfish interests and think only in terms of winning this The sooner we win the of American boys iwill be and the economic cost to us - I to say to the Mothers of the 17th District chat I told them the truth two years ago when it was costing mer the race for I told them and I tell them the best place to fight this war is the enemy's I told the people two years ago that we were then in it was an undeclared war at that While the present Sam was giving the Mothers of this district his word of honor sons would foreign I told that on foreign soil the place to fight the in order to save our population and our Miller Page 4) Cromwell Speaks to Lions head of the speech department of spoke to the Lions Club Wednesday noon at the Ansford hotel on the necessity of a correct settlement of post war Grady Flynt was elected and Haskell vice-chairman of Boy Scout work in Cromwell outlined three possible courses which the United States might follow in seeking to write a lasting peace for we could go back to the policy of isolationism as we did after the close of the first World we courld adopt the Theodore Roosevelt policy of walking but carrying a big or we could become a part of an international union to enforce peace through an international police speaker pointed out that he did not faver a policy of that he merely presented the policy for what it was and that the idea of international union was probably the plan most likely to be adopted as our national policy at the peace discussions following a successful conclusion of the present C. Wylie and Louis Johnson were named a committee to arrange for grams for the ensuing Dollar Rain Fall Over Entire Jones 2.000 SINGING CONVENTION HELD IN ANSON 2,000 people attended the convention held here Saturday April 4, and April 5. The program was broadcast over from 3:30 until 4:30 Sunday main attraction seemed to be the junior quartette from composed of boys between the ages of 13 and 15j following off Fred Lester and A. daugter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff H. of returned to her home here on Sunday spending 7 months with her uncle Raymon Kelly of Hood Are of Son's and Mrs. J. D. 418 Merchant were notified that their wounded in fighting on the Bataan Mr. and Mrs. Perry lived in of the are Other business be the s e c ret a r BURIED APRIL 3 E. son of Mr. and Mrs. Claud died April 2. Funeral were at the Church of Christ at 3:00 P. April 3. James Interment was in Mount Hope The Lawrence Funeral Home was of the was born November 20, 1930 and died April 2, 1942.^ Survivors his Mr. and Mrs. Claud his his maternal and Mrs. J. W. and his paternal Mr. and Mrs. April 2. Funeral were May Come To war may come to In war of the Blitzkreig variety may descend upon at any And Kerens If hear angry across the back fence when neighbor Jones tells bor Smith real life names are here and po is here made to any particular Anson that neighbor Smith's chickens are scratching and up neighbor FOR DOM you'll know war in Blitzkreig variety has hit Anson at had you considered that neighbor Smith may have his chickens and may have his Victory Food For Freedom garden and at the same time avoid it can be Maybe at a to neighbor Smith who spc in chickens his war But one can build a net wire fence around you How building a net wire fence around his pick oh me and my Well neighbor of r the chicken war effort your and step foot your neighbor's lot or yard that they are that's the of Food For Freedom ' f SERVICES HELD AT STITH FOR WILLIAM services for William Pledger 76, pioneer of Jones were held April 7, at the Stith Methodist Rev. Cecil and Rev. J. B. former Interment was at the Stith The Lawrence Funeral Home was in charge of the Mashbum was a resident of Jones county since 1901, He died at his home in Stith at 1:23 Monday He was born in Georgia on March 9, 1862; married Lou Holbrook and came to Texas in 1885 and settled near McLennan survivors ms seven of Collin of and and Carl Mashbum and Mrs. W. C. all of the Stith 27 14 great GIRL GOES TO Clinton who has been working for the Panhandle Abstract left for Lubbock She will go to work for the Guarantee Abstract Company Jack for a many years before moving to Jack is twenty years old and has been in the army almost a He was injured on March 28, day that Senator Tom Connally his parents that was is -an Abilene high school graduate and was a freshman in McMurry He enlisted in the army last and was transferred the Philippine service in The most recent letter that the have received was written January 3 and they received it April 1. a telegram from the Mr. and were told that reports will be as April 30, May 1-2 in Hi Vitamins For Happy Kitchen Cooking School will be held in the of 30 and May 1 and 2 in the High School Since the Palace Theatre had to have its auditorium for the Saturday show on 2. the school wiU be held d. three days in the High School but that rich in wUi be 1m lets in safeguarding of Jessie Hogue on and Miss whose will be a feature of the Vitamins for Victory Happy Kitchen Cooking School to be sponsored by the Jones County 30 and May 1 and 2. of our as well as be an important factor in seeing us our present explained Miss basic our people healthy period of wiU well and county going about their a thankful A Providence has forth His benign to scatter copious raias throughout the length and breadth of the ' and ranchers as well iu ' merchants and business men are wearing a broad since the rains fanners are venturing to say that grain may yet come out and make a fair farmers are now at the rearing to get in and plant ii Many will hazard planting cotton in as soon as it is dry enough to into the news to farmers of Jones and adjoining ties is the by Cotton Qit Company that the company will begin operating a service April for delinting willi be i cents per weight of seed before and the who - isei seed in the claim that treatment for is more seeds go come up the bottom season already the best in with this week's good general over the with another good rain the right period of the growing Jones ought to raise another bumper cotton sect any rate the opportunity is and that's all' a West Texas farnier to start Observer observation that every zen of Jones ought acknowledge his gratitude a beneficent Providence the good rains of another good crop Speaks To Fisher Co. Defense i ft Fisher county organized a Civilian Defense Club April 3. Otis Anson was the principal Judge Miller ed the four main of the defense club work and presided for the part of the Committees were ed and ious community club gave Judge of thanks for his work helping to Sylvester and Fisher county MAN PROMISES MILLER COUNTY IN Otis Dear Thanks a lot for Mr. but I with over in this job done in young ladies to them for as be better I have from the - pu
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