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La Marque Times (Newspaper) - December 26, 1956, La Marque, Texas Trips During Christmas Week our report of teachers on vacations out of town this we include Ina of La Marque High is visiting her sis i nephew in Smith plans just out and plain ravel Edi note This could be the trip of j with parents j Walmit ppi Bety Breck enridge and Tex as Vera arid Grand with La Marque with relatives visiting Hubert La at and Doris short visit to Junior School Victor Krause visiting in the Grande Caro Mississippi Texas Hen and vis iii Texas assistant spend a couple of days to Mary financial to and June Secretary to Superintendent has at parents and two brothers visiting here from InterCity School Stoker family were after Christ Visit parents in Texas Mary Mjr mother LA MARQUE LUMBER Phone 32451 WEDNESDAY SERVING THE OUR SUBSCRIBERS 19 La December 1956 Price Five Cent MALCOLM RIKER The Rector of Michaels stands in tront of the new Par ish House addition which will be finished slime In The building is designed to handle 225 people downstairs for church Eleven classrooms and a chapel are up The building is planned so that a wing may be added on right end a guild room to be attached to the present front Benson Gives Aims As He Announces New D A Staff Tt is believed around city hall circles that Whitmire is to be the new chief of police for La Marque who is a reg ular member of the was on du v chiefs Paul sheriff elect of has His resignation was effective December He will assume his new duties January Although the assistant is slated to join Hop kins he had not resigned It is expected that he will resign as of December It is rumored that a new man has been hired to join the regu lar police force in La Marque on January An explosion of a pan of grease on a cookstove a sleepy housewife early today and brought out members of Marque Volunteer Fire Department on a call to the residence at 2114 Irene There was considerable smoka It was the latest of a of fires to hit La Marque during past few if was aiso the 27th fire this five more during the month of with several days yet to go fore December A passing probably prevented a at the La Marque pany on Wednesday at when he noticed an burning trash can Grass Was bu Tenas Eliza fta Upon the eve of assuming the duties and responsibilities imposed upon me by law in tak ing the oath of office of Crimi nal District Attorney of Gal to which you have so nominated Marine Corps overseas during World War Davis has Justice of the Peace and City Judge of He served four tt is with full years as District Attorney of University Law Armed Forces and now resides He served in the in He has confidence that I an been employed by the General Bureau of Galves for the past year as an Insurance Richard Franks of League of those whom I have the last two years as Assistant Attorney General of to tnis he is presently employed Louig F district attorney elect will visit Galveston announced to Texts Oleta late The task of se at her the most cap able and experienced personnel relatives in Wichita Falls with the very limited funds Oay with which to pay for to Texas such service has been a most Jna and trying Corpus and Frankie Gen In the selection of the per for this work it has been Texas Iris Specka matter of cardinal importance and will remain with that de until January when he will join on the staff as First Assistant Criminal Dis Attorney of Galveston Other Legal Assistants Include native of will be the investi in a Galveston having been Jaycee Party For Children Best Ever the firemen Refund checks totaling Three civic u have been mailed t0 Can There were three calls VE YEARS Henry dates who paid filing fees in the christmas At one oclock p McCauley 716 Eleventh DemOcratic Primary ft fire at 1506 Avenue received his 25 accOrding to brought tne firemen i chairman of the Galveston at 4 at 2503 Houston which was describ year service pin award from Republic Oil Refining Com pany at a recent supervisors McCauley joined Re Democratic Executive Com This represents the second and ed as a bad A car ran off the super high public on December final refund paid to candidates in way at p m and caught firL the year the company was be gun in Texas and is now a general craft the 1956 A refund was also paid to all The accident happened at the Highway 1765 It was candidates in the 1954 election reported that one of the eight and Bernard recently by Givens and the ac counts of the committee are now complete for 1354 and A complete audit prepared by certified public ac is on file in the county 818 have as a holiday office for public Ernest Ition who is Guys halfbrother j The total cost of the 1956 elec passengers in the Buick had ed off the lights of the car Jus fct started over the Considerable damage was dong as the result of an attic at the Charles Wajdak Brazos on The believed to have been caused born and is presently employed by Monsanto Chemical Texas Patricia Nelson Secretary Patricia Nelson of Alta he has not tions were less thau the in a central system Cham IOCA that sortie vears 1954 and Givens stated that burned some successful childrens Christ mas party ever held here on Sa morning at the Lamar Some 450 children and parents attended the showing of Pcli 01JLW will be a secretary in the the Walt Digney picture Miss Nelson is a ed free of charge by the Jaycees ate of the Santa Fe High School in Alta and has been a and a at Sul Ross State Col ate of the University of Texas Law He has been a prac attorney in Galveston and a member of the County and Texas Elementary School Williams has trav Helen along with academic Attorneys staff for the tion and experience that I several Alexander is cure men and women for this well known to the people of staff who are unobligated to Galveston Thomas a native of and now a represent 1 practicing attorney Dou ill matj vry is a of the Univer of Of also of the Law and has on Classified Page any woman or and m tnat we may and State and Davis and now of first School of the University of with an outstanding rec ord in both Jerome a graduate of will be the university of Oklahoma at arid the Various Places The teachers at the Lamar Ele mentary school are spending the Christmas holidays in various Texas Cecelia Johnson is at home in is here Santa was on hand to pass out candy treats to the Tbe committee which worked to make the party successful in cluded Cliff general chairman chair man Mike president Ernie Raymond living in a marvelous Kelford is pastor of the hopes that the committee will j Firemen extinguished it Baptist Church in Eton able to reduce costs much more in the A Call From Madrid Warms the Heart of a La Marque Mother Winifred 1800 fails to remember his mother Main of La certainly wherever he whether it be in grees with anyone who thinks Arabia or He called from Jack George He Alec Frank Gim enez and Cogy The commitee wishes to ex tend thanks to Finis ma nager of the and the La i Marque Police Department the direction of as sistant for helping make the party a While having her coffee Mon Hawaii last He had just finished his din nrn he was talking from her son and Nor FINDS OLD AGE IS WORTH A CHECK I Marian to Davis is a graduate of Washington University Dorothy Astern School in Washington ma has gone to Dorothy Austin and Cumberland Jones served 21 months in the e Britton is with her family at Audrey Stewart is here in La Elmae Boyd planned to spend part of the holi day in Mildred Cline is in Jes sie at and Hawkins is remaining partha to visit in Dur Helert Johns Waco Mildred and Pride visit in and LM Children Get Toys Male By Junior Chamber were delivered by Santas the Of the La Marque with the help of the Volunteer Fife Depart ment at 2 oclock Op Toyland the needy children of La Marque was suc Alec assis by other Jaycees including iae Cogy Marcus and Ray mond made the 1956 project j Also Charles who work ed liberally night and day at the toy repair shop on deserves of committee added the name helpers sec La Almost Wins in day morning at breakfast ner in Madara the telephone rang and she found when I was having that her was on the at breakfast Three Other Children Madara has three other a R It was just about the nicest La another thing one can she said daughter who lives in Alvin and and I wonder if son living in one in town received a call more To have all of them contact her distant than that this on Christmas Eve via telephone Building Airstrip Harold is working for was just about the nicest thing could happen to a mother La Marque High School was nosed out of the Football Sports manship Trophy Award by Bay City in a very close the struction company which is whose children are from 1 an airstrip near home and should add a star for Madara has not seen old Alexander Graham Bell who him in over a But he never invented the Rosenberg Junior Chamber Evelyn Elaine La Marque Commerce revealed That and Michael organization sponsors the Mary Be and Melba ln the votin Teebken has gone into the cooler 27 to regions at Juanita to Kemah Model Poodle use of Fire Mai Orlando Lera and an representative are the Fire Destroys Tourist Cabin An estimated damage of om came as the result of 4 fire at the Spur cabins at the Texas City Wye Bay City re La Marques 25 j The Gulf Coast Board of Real tors has been notified that one Jeff sports and pub lic school welfare committee vice and Neta Rae has written to Velma com La mending La Marque for and Hannah Rosa Parrish number of votes Won Title This was particularly La of their Dodd of has been made a re president for Dis 9 of the Texas Real Estate This an was made by presidentelect of the District f is com posed of im pressive since you won the foot Gulf La Texas title m District he city and the Victoria Real Es Marque and Thanet re hose in La J Usually the winner of I while the finishes low in the vacationing in Sportsmanship I He also stated that no school formation I has ever voted for j To bring you up to date on the past win ners of awards El Campo has j led the parade by winning 3 In recognition for his Dodd was instrumental in the of the Gulf Coast Hoard of which op erates in this area of Galveston and in Brazoria County according Marque Volunteer Fire Y The fire caused neon light on top The middle total with fir water damage tJ the The La Margue department sent four trucks tb the Tuesday arid since was the complete fire fighting a truck from the Heights Fire Station in Texas City came over to stand by in the LM while about 25 firth men fought the Two alarms went out Chief Yeager saw the serious ness of the burning building which could be seen as far Main street of La Ben owner of said insurance wouW cover the a It MARIE receives her first Federal old age and sur insurance check in Los Angeles from Charles social security Balcom became eligible for bene fits under new laws which lower the age for women from the former leveL Coverage has also been it is written by the And thou Bethle in the land of Judea for out of theeT shall come a Gov that shall rule my peo ple Matthew One each has been trophi iwon by West Colum Lamar and Bay Continued on Classified Paga efforts in the formation of this new Dodd was awarded a diamond by the Real Estate Texas A DOGGY raincoat is modeled by French poodle owned by Richard at a canine fashion show held in a New York The affair was a benefit for the Humane Society of New York International Constitution Is Speakers Topic At Exchange The constitution revision question facing Texas in the near future was the subject of an addresse by Pete La Texas City to the change Club at res at a luncheon We should consider the mat ter he cause it costs around every time we have to hold an election for an amendment the t Continued on m
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