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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1938, Abilene, Texas WEST TEXAS' OWM MEWSMKR gpbtlene Reporter "WITHOUT, OR WITH OFl'IMSK TO FRIENDS OR l-'OES WE SKK'IUI YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT VOL. LVIII. NO. 180. ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 27, 1938 THIRTY-SIX PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS PRICE FIVE CENTS That Santa May Visit Youngsters of All Families Alike, Goodfellows Go into Action Again Twenty-live years ago this month a group of the influen- tial business and professional men of Detroit, Mich., led by newspapermen, decided to see (hat not- one family in the city should go without "a Christ- mas." The plan they hit upon was this: All men who had ever sold papers as boys went back on (he streets for one day- selling papers as they did as small lads, The money came In; papers were bought at ail kinds ol fancy prices. Thus, the Goodfcllows origin- ated. Today Abllene's Goo [Mellows go Info action for another year, Again it Is the pleasant duty and satisfying lad: of the Ooodfellows (o give enough money to buy the food and other things necessary to as- sure every needy family of Ihe city a Joyous Christmas. Last year the Goodfellows were more liberal than In any year tn their Abilene history. The Goodfellows fund reached a total of cash. One has but to Investigate to learn (hat there are more destitute families, more families with barely enoufh for lean dally families with inough for bare necessities hut not enough to five Ihe chil- dren a. real Christmas dinner and of Ihese In Abilene than were here last year. It is, therefore, necessary, i that the Goodfellows enlist rapidly with the most liberal gifts they have ever made. The Klwanls club for many years has been the Goodfel- lows' "starter." This year Is no exception. Right behind the Kiwanlans are several other See GOODFELLOWS, Pf. It, Col. 8 Another group that has always done all It could for the Good- fellow cause Is the Phi Sigma Chi fraternity. The fraternity has arranged Its annual CJoodfellows dance for Friday evening.of this week at the Milton hotel. Both the Cht Delta and Chi Epsllon chapters are sponsoring the affair. The hotel Is donating use of the Crystal ballroom. Ray Maddox and his or- chestra are donating much of their usual tee and tickets have been printed without charge. Other Items of expense have been eliminat- ed, so (hat dancers who buy tickets may rest assured virtually all their money will go Into the Goodfellow fund. Lefelwe Gouldlng Is chairman of the dance committee. He said last night the ticket sale will begin Immediately. WEST
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