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Anson Western Observer (Newspaper) - March 12, 1948, Anson, Texas out For Living No. 44 AAA A A A - A Shrub For A Living of R C Drive Anson Below released approximately of drive ' feek of the figures 1-Anson chairman I at that time was some contributions persons ' by to finish a a one-day drive Though i pass in the end many did On sits the courthouse for being proud 1 which bears his first Anson goes of and success of the f program are evidence the citizenship and A makes for a Anson has a T h ake it from the boots toll us to avoid of to Anson Observer to call your the review of the new of Anson Jones which Ed in last week's issue em Loyal and and Jones county there are will hg this The professor lat Southern Methodist lias depicted development of the And while he is life story of the president he recalls story of the republic in these interested In reading this Just matters of is all art living too much in te say you're getting number one | approval of the bond can now be and i a time for resting on iats don't go very t and a lot of 1 when we do not spurts of as this Ob's is number two on things to go after in now bad do we want 1 what are we about helping to ' Will recall that his speech at the Commerce banquet if Pe wanted a thing bad f eep everlastingly after fess was is the matter a 1 s library and just % anything that a better place - to live more ' completion of highway 180 tl assured in due can be involved in pro roads ' has And P to be you have not judge or ' about that need to be setup In this tK will help these changes happily the of there matter I do made in to loose they should could not immediately be reached at the peak of the drive who has not been contacted and who wishes to make a contribution may leave It with me at the Jones County National Farm Loan would like to express my to all those who have contributed to the Red Cross as well as to the workers who have given their time and effort to the Breed Red Cross fund campaign IS conducted annually in an effort to raise sufficient money to carry on the work of the group throughout the Fifty two per cent of the money raised in the county during the drive will be retained In the county for use as In case of disaster or should the county chapter for other reasons run out of funds more would be made available by the national partial list of those who have contributed to the Anson quota and the amounts given will Knox Market Poultry Mrs. W. M. First National A. Smith West Texas Utilities Central Locker R. E. Spencer Lumber Implement Panhandle Abstract Jones County Western Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Southwest Motor Oran Dean Anson Builders Duff and Home Furniture W. B. and Edna Vernon Watts Anson Gin George O. Stamford Production Credit Mack's Motor Joe Cross Home and Auto Anson Spot Cash Lone Star Gas Mr Mrs. L. T. B. Miss Essie Miss Leila Mrs. K. H. and one-half John Alton W. H. E. F. Furniture Mr. and Mrs. Roy E. Hall and Hal land Baucum Simmons The High School Motor Mudd Machine Durwood Frances W. C. Milton B and H Appliance White Auto Grocery and Miss on Page 6). ballot lists six in alderman names in addition to those on the initial petition filed with City Secretary-Treasurer B. Honea last Wednesday were fUed ut city hall prior to the March 6 bringing to six the number of candidates for the positions of three retiring aldermen with only one filed for office of submitted were those of W. Jim and Aubrey A. all for the position oi Dr. Knox Russell Fagan and Bartlett were filed as contenders for the along with Earl McCaleb for of the six candidates for alderman will be named in the April 6 election to fill the places of Roy Jasper and Vernon Watts whose terms expire at the end of the current fiscal year April 14. M. E. retiring is not seeking leaving McCaleb as the only contender for that other Lepard and John E. will continue in office until the end of their present term in 1949. Local Boys In Spring Training At McMurry Sampson and Weldon Day of Anson in the spring training football games played by McMurry College was a first-string man on the McMurry squad last and scheduled to see considerable service this coming grid McMurry Indian football schedule for 1848-inclules games with Corpus Christi Texas East Texas Baptist and others in addition to Texas conference and Mrs. WiU Hyatt and Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Mitchell of visited Mrs. Hyatt's fath Wamo and mm Mr. Wamn his March ] 2,1948 Hanna Baptists To Hold revival meeting will be held at the Hanna Baptist Church March 19 through March 28, the Rev. R. M. announced this will be conducted at 10:30 a. m. and 7 p m. daily by the Rev. O. C. N. Byrd Will be in charge of singing during the Everyone is Invited to attend the Rev. O. C. Evangelist who will conduct Revival Services at the Baptist March 19-28. Rev. Clyde R. Mineral Wells who will conduct a revival at the Bethel Baptist March 14-21. 5c today's program will feature of cash awards given at Anson's second weekly program were named at the drawing held last Thursday with Claud Wills of Leuders being awarded the first prize of place and went to Mrs. Eric White of third with was won by Mrs. R. S. Spraberry of while Otto Robberts of Mrs. R. D. Goodrich of and Billy Frank Baker of Anson each received groupe of entertainers from Hardin - university was scheduled to furnish entertainment for the but did not appear due to the rainy They may be seen instead on the program March 18. program will be given by from Abilene Christian The drawing for prizes will be held immediately after the church to hold Rev. Clyde R. of the Baptist of Mineral will conduct a revival at the Baptist beginning March 14. and Mrs. Ralph students in will conduct the music for the Rev. James missionary to Brazil home on will conduct both services the first Sunday of the revival which wiJl through March 21. will begin at 7:30 p. m. and prayer meeting will be held belore each The Rev. Boyd is pastor of the Bethel New Phones To Be Installed In Anson 100 new numbers will be added to the Anson Telephone Exchange sometime in according to Roy manager of the Anson office of Southwestern Bell for the Installation of the new phones is but Installation crews have not Propst we hope to have the project completed by 15." new information was available on the proposed rural exchange in area led a seven In the number of personal and property damage as a result of highway accidents in according to a report released by Harry Hutchinson of the Texas Department of Public county recorded two fatal three four personal injury and three property damage making a total of Property damage reached county had only one personal Injury accident with four property damage accidents being The report covered only rural sections of Taylor Haskell county property damage reached The report also showed three personal injury aild three property damage accidents for the Five persons were county had four personal injury and five property damage was listed at county had five personal injury and two property damage accidents with five persons injured and damage of and Scurry counties had clean of an east extension to the present north production has been filed the Great Lakes Carbon No. 5, Warren B. Tay-man In the Hardy eight miles north of Designation of the hole is 1,835 feet from the south and 330 feet from the east line of the Tay-man 300 acre tract In section 11, block 4, Permit is for 3,750 feet with drilling expected to be underway this gauge of 119 barrels of 45 gravity oil per day has been filed for the Jones county Frazier pay 10 miles northeast of Abilene after several weeks of preliminary The well is the Surveys No. 1 J. R. Simpson et 330 feet from the south and east lines of the 40 acre Simpson tract in section 18, block 16, Including six per cent was on pump from pay at 2,271-74 The well had flowed by heads through casing it was but not able to re-establish the flow after the well had been run and Mrs. C. E. Hill of Pleasant Grove celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary March 3, at their where they have lived most of their married F. Scott was taken to a ford hospital ill with of Venue Denied Preston In Roby of venue in the case of Charles John charged with armed robbery and robbery with a deadly weapon In connection with the beating of a Roby farm was denied by Judge Owen Thomas in 104th District court In Roby according to a. report carried in the Abilene witnesses subpoenaed for the defense and 24 subpoenaed for the state were present as court Among the witnesses were three state highway patrolmen from P. C. W. E. and Kenneth C. FBI Leo S. also of Sheriff Dunwody of Jones and J. L. Jones county were still being selected Tuesday morning report REVIVAL Revival Meeting will begin March 14th, In the First Baptist Church of according to Rev. Henry local The meeting as it has been planned will extend over a of ten days or two Jesse for twenty years pastor of the Rosen Baptist Church in Fort will be the Rev. Garrett originally prepared himself for a lawyer's but later felt the call to the He to the Rosen Heights Baptist Church in Fort Worth in 192.3, when it had a membership of 300. a small wooden Tlie now exceeds 3,000, and thu is housed in an expensive brick Rev. Garrett explains his with the in Fort V and that our people In this will receive rich spiritual blessings during this period of Pastor Chambers a student in Hardin - Simmons will be In charge of the music for the He Is a good and knows how to get over a gospel message in He has been vrith the church once before In a and the church membership is looking forward to having him will be held twice at 9:45 m. and 7:30 p. m. Prayer services will be held each evening at 7 p. m. preceding the worship of the people of the community are in are urged to attend and take advantage of an opportunity to hear these gifted Rev. Chambers Here Singers will meet at 7:30 tonight at the Methodist Church with Max president 2f the in out-of-town singers are to be present the Silas Clark Quartet of Abilene and a pianist and quartet from Ward group of Anson singers meets each Thursday In one of the local churches congregational singing being led by Local out-of-town singers are to attend all of the song will be a rabbit drive in the March 16. All those wanting ito attend the drive meet at the New-light 4 miles North and 1 mUe West of at 12:30 p. Council Credited With Anson of the terms of the Mayor and three aldermen of the present city none of whom are seeking re-election in the city election which has been set for April 6, has drawn attention to some of the accomplishments of the council during the past two of Anson's leading citizens without being approached on the volunteered appreciation for the work of the council In the Improvement of sewage and water supply facilities of the to the council has raised the salaries of city at the same time saving other portions of the city money In Its handling of other civic from the minutes of the council meetings during the past two the following accomplishments may be listed to the credit of the present city purchase and installation of an electric motor to pump water from the new replacing a badly worn Diesel calling of an election I III ft purpose of making the office of City Marshall elective instead of Into operation a new with a full time Improving the condition of contract and cooperating with the Highway Department m widening the pavement on Commercial Avenue and paving the west end of Houston contracts and cooperating with the Highway Department In securing the right of way on the east end of Houston of a Planning Board for the city for the purpose of city of an ordinance and completion modern system of street working for the purpose of correcting the parking of several streets that had never been opened the grading and cleaning of every alley in the of a new chassis and rebuilding of the city fin truck at a cost of around 13,000 when a new - oa 4 F W Plans Expansion For 1948 Rev. pastor of the Heights Baptist Church in Fort Worth and evangelist for ths revival which begins at the Anson Baptist Church March 14; and David student who is in charge of music for the of lt. hamilton HERE mWi military funeral to HELD body of Second Lieutenant James V. son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lee Hamilton who was killed in Australia January 23, 1942, to arrive in Anson at 7 a. m. Saturday and will be taken to the Hamilton 201 East to lie In state until 3 p. m. time set for funeral held at the Anson Methodist The Rev. H. M. pastor of the Baptist Church here and an ex-Army will be In charge of military services which will be conducted jointly by the Anson VFW and American Legion posts at Hamilton was Anson's first casualty in World War He was killed in an airplane accident while maneuvers near January 23, 1942. He was born In September 16, 1915, and was reared Graduating from Anson high school he entered John Tarleton ' finishing in 1937. He worked with the Halliburton Oil company in New Mexico prior to enlisting In the Army Air September 25, 1940. He had been a member of the Presbyterian church since he was eight years of Hamilton received his wings and commission as a fighter pilot at Stockton on July 11, 1941, and was stationed at Hanillton prior to sailing for the South Pacific In 1941. He was later stationed at the time of his enlistment in the Air Lieutenant Hamilton had approximately 100 hours of flight training under the Civil Aeronautics After he received primary training at Ontario and Moffett are his Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lee Hamilton of a Charles having died in 1917 at age of 10. will be John Harvey Coy Roger Q. John Leon and Burial will be In Mount Hope Win Awards At Farmer's persons won awards at the Cross Home and Auto Supply Store's Get - In Pioneer Hall last March 3. J. of Abilene was given a tire at the Raymond Day was awarded a John a chicken Mrs. Williams won a and the daughter of O. L. Simpson won a colored motion pictures were during the Africa's Only and New Refreshments were- served following the Who's and Mrs. Jack Benham are announcing the arrival of a Donna who arrived March 7, in Eunice N. 8 lbs. and 1 oz. and Mrs. Katon and Mr. and lAri men pay top prices for businessmen toward the purchase of stock shown by FFA and 4-H Club boys In the Stamford Livestock Show February 28, according to H. W. Jenkins of the Central Locker purchaser of the to the price of the stock which was raised above the market by bidding were the A. First National Knox Pittard R. B. Spencer and Hudson Implement Market Poultry and Egg C. L. Vernon Home Furniture Oran A. H. W. and Durwood for county-wide 4-H Club originally scheduled for March 5, In Pioneer was postponed due to weather conditions and will be held 12, in Memorial All members and their families S. A. Edmonds of Pt. urged to attend the function which begins at 7 p was designed observe national 4-H Club for a More Responsible Citizenship County Home Demonstration Agent Loreta Allen asserted that the theme of 4-H week was a challenge to the 4-H Club boys and girls In Jones county as well as to all the 4-H Program for the Friday night observance will Include a welcome address by County Agent H. C. two movies about 4-H club recreational and address by MiK Loreta AUen entitled Jones County 4-H a talk by County Judge Roger on How 4-B Ohib Work Can and of county 4-R Club and te members of Anson's Post 8929, Veterans of Foreign were nominated Tuesday night as candidates for offices to be decided in an election at the next regular meeting of the post March 23. offices to be and nominations for each For Joe C. C. A. and Larry Fcr Senior Kelly and Ben For Junior Herbert Harold and Don James now serving an ment to fiil an unexpired For Post L. C. For Edward Andrus and Harold Director three-year Willard now serving an appointment to unexpired For Henry Coy and For Dr. Knox officers for 1947 were post senior Larry junior Knox James Edward G. P. post Ervin post Joe C. Donald Willard Odis Harold and J. Anson post now has 15C almost double the number fcr The organization planning an expansion program in order to accomodate the increased Drawings of the proposed building consisting of Herb George P. and John A. are also under way to beautify the grounds of the several members having agreed to trees and some having proposed giving to the post as memorials to servicemen who died in the recent Services For Mrs. L. Ward Held In Louis T. 60, native West Texan and resident of Abilene for 40 died at 12:30 a. m. Sunday at the family home In Abilene a heart services were held ai 3:30 p. m. Monday at the Evangelical Methodist Church with Dr. J. H. Hamblen and Dr. M. A. assisted by the Rev. Joe Temple and J. C. Burial was in Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Funeral were Elbert Ed R. E. Pat Wayne Riddle and H. V. Ward was the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. J. H. pioneer Baptist minister at She was born at Anson Dec. 13, 1887. She graduated from Anson High School and atended Simmons She was married to Mr. Ward in Anson in 1908 and the couple went to Abilene to make their They lived there 40 years with the exception of one year spent in New Ward was an active member of the First Baptist Church and participated in activities of thi Evangelical Methodist oi which her husband Is a include the one Louis T. Ward of Enid three Mrs. C. Presswood and Mrs. E. L. both of and of the Mrs. J. H. Edmonds of three J. Roy Edmonds and K. C. of three Mrs. Elgin to Carothers of W. P Palm of and Mrs. emu 1-7. Theme of the of and nine Better Homes Ward has been an employer of the Coca Cola Bottling Co. cf Abilene for 25 Fry Becomes Member of UT March 11 Errol Dean Fry of has been Initiated into Silver service organization at the of son of J. ft. Pry West Is a member of Ttm Delta social i a arts and
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