Anson Jones County Western Observer, May 30, 1941

Anson Jones County Western Observer

May 30, 1941

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Anson Jones County Observer (Newspaper) - May 30, 1941, Anson, Texas Helping To Build Anson And ;\nson Trade TerritoryThe Jones Countu Observer ERAl SERVICES , roURSDAY FOR LONNIE MYERS neral services were held ,ni Lawrence Funeral ne Chapel Thursday af-¿Ln for Lonnie Myers, Ser of D. R. Myers of Elliott Sciioolhouse com-,itv Miss Myers died in tin early Wednesday ninff. The Rev. Chester nell of Tulsa, Oklahoma, ducted the services,, ¡58 I^Iyers was born in .rv county July 12, 1902. Myers family moved to county 29 years ago. Mvers is survived by rfatiier, D. R. Myers; two hers, Bryant Myers and jea Jlyers, all of Jones jity and by a sister, Mrs. |L Penticost, of Phoenix, ona. rial was in Bethel cem-; under the direction of trence Funeral Home. Our Conccrn-. Not So Mudi Wlidt Tou Tliini( About Our Palmer As What J^Our ?dpcr Maizes Tou Tlnni< Ah ANSON, JONES COUNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, MAY 30, 1911 TO <irK AtJVKKTlSKUS — FIrir« r).) ii..t !(.• Comi) Ui utiH «Bmln» our l>iii,| In ii,lvnni'>> pirciilnllnn rtroril*. Ami >.vi.ry of our mitwprltiiTi »«t« In- iiiitftr <n»>ry on lim«. NUMBER 37President's Chat Was Mirror of Opinion In Anson, Survey Shows number 17 has been tived bv the Jones County Board for 7 white to report to the Fort recruithig station, EI Texas, June 19, 1941. No. 1-1 for live white left Anson, l«y bus for Fort Bliss recruiting lion, Tluirsday, May 22. No. 1Ó and 16 took no I from Jones County. , ♦ * * idomiation has been re-iby the local Draft ¿at Pete Cole, serbi in Camp Bowie, is in J/or commission as a sec-(ieutenant. Cole, a Stam-! resident, left Anson as l«r of the Iwenty-five who were inducted in No. January 21. He i been . ■ uioned at Camp ^ie ¿inci' that time. * * * leneral J. Watt P age, jte Director, said that 214 iiave been sleeted to Jet the sixteenth call on ^e 11, and on the seven-nth call 2,105 white men be inducted between le 12 and June 19. penerai Page said that leads the Nation in nber of men furnished the bed forces. In addition to \ £9, 701 men called under tive Service, Texas has i than 80,000—all volun--sei'ving in the Army, Marine Corps., Na-Guard and Coast lin Adage »Ids True General opinion of Anson people i.s solidly behind policies outlined by President Roosevelt in his speech Tuesday night. Two questions, "What do you think of the president's talk?" and "Do you favor using convoys to protect supplies going to England even at the risk of war?" were asked of people on the streets of Anson Wednesday morning. Frank West, a farmer living northwest of Anson, said, "I liked the talk. I don't think he got quite rough euuugh. Yes, I favor the use of convoys." E. B. Littlefield, Anson real estate dealer, said, "It was a wonderful talk. It was not what I expected — not as forceful. I favor the use of convoys. It is' the only thing to do now. We must do anything necessary to keep Britain from defeat. I'd rather go myself than send my boys but if they must go, I'm willing. Mrs. Ed Horn, a farmer's wife, said, "I agree with part of what the president said. Of course we're solidly behind him at a time like this." John Pope, Jr. of Anson, automobile dealer, said, "The .speech was right to the point. I agree with him 100 per cent. Absolutely, I favor the use of convoys." O. E. Lawson of Anson, unemployed, said, "A very good .speech. I don't see why we .shouldn't use convoys.". E. R. Scott, Anson mech- Here's the Softball Schedule for the Season y returned to Anson, said, 'I heartily agree with the president's speech in everyway. Surely, I favor convoy.s. have already volunteered for duty in the ambulance corps." Dan Crumpler, farmer, replied, "I think the speech was all right. We're going to have to use convoys. They will sink the one they can and then we'll be in it." Mrs. Raymond Spraberry. Anson housewife, said, "I agree with the speech, I really do. If we're going to send supplies we'll have to keep them off the bottom nf the ocean." Mrs. Robert Nelson, former teacher here who was leaving to make her home in Sundown, said, "I thought the .'jpeech was wonderful. I believe I do favor the use of convoys even if it means war." E. V. Altman of Anson replied, "It was the number one speech of all time. T would favor the use of convoys." Dr. N. J. Smith, Anson physician, said, "The speech was right to the point and in line with Amercan principles. I surely favor convoys. Miss Thelma Lynch of Stamford said, "I thought the speech was all right. I don't know about the use of convoys. Let the men settle such things." W. D. Baker, rancher and farmer, said, "The speech was fine, outstanding in its importance. I favor anything neces.«ary to get supplie.- to Britain and to maintain free- tfl ni E? z o W x c. O s- r 1 •■J : r c (u rs r S c- r. z anic, replied, "I wWIehear':- clom of the seasV--edly agree with the C. E. Childress of dent. I believe I do favor Community Natural Gas Co., the use of convoys. There's'replied, "It was a wonder-no use starting goods to Eng-iful talk. I wish he had made land if we don't mean to get it six months ago. I favor the Who's Who? S i 745 (2) 8-26 i (2) 8-19 (I) (1) 8-12 8-5 (1) 1 (2) ; ' 1 7-29: 7-22 i 1 (1) ' 1 Boyd Chapel..........| O 5-27 (2) 6-19 (1) i 8-26 (1) (2) 1 1 1 6-12 ' 8-21 i (2) i (1) i 6-3 ' 8-14i Union.................... (1) ; (1) i 7-8 I 8-7 i 1 (1) F 1 ' 7-31 (1) (1) I (2) , (1) ! 1 : ; ! 8-19 6-5 ! 8-14 7-l< (1) ; (2) i (2) i I (2) , (2) ; (1) (2) i i T ■ ; I 7-1 : 7-8 i 6-12; : 6'') ' 842: 5-29 8-7 i Lueders.................. (2) 1 (2) j 6-24 : 7-31 (2) i (I) ; 1 (2) i (2) (I) : 1 i B i 1 1 7-1 i 7-241 1 5-29; 8-5 : 7-10^ Plasterco................ (2) 647 (1) 1 (2) ! (1) : (1) : i (2) ' (2) 1 1 i ! A i ^ i 7-3 7-24 i 6-24: 7-17: | 7-lU 7-29 | Hendenheimer's (2) ! 640 (1) 7-22 (1) i (2) : (1) i (1) 1 i 6-26! 7-17 i 6-17; 8-28 ^ (2) 1 L : 1 ! 7-3 ! Neinda................... (1) FIRST GAMES (2) SECO.ND GAMES (1) 6-3 (2) 6-26 (2) ! 5-27 (1) 6-19 (2) ' (1) i (1) ! 1 ! L : 8-28 : 6-10 ; 8-21 ^ $3,600.00 FoodStamps Issued In Jones County Since the opening of the Jone.s County Food Stamp Issuing Office on May 16, .53,600.00 worth of stamp.s have been issued. This represents an increase in business to the Jones County grocers of approximately §2,000.00 since ?1,487.00 worth of free blue stamps have been given SOFTBALL SEASON OPENED WITH DOUBLE BILL TUESDAY NIGHT Four team.s opened the Softball season in Anson Tue.-day night, and when the final .strike was called. Who's Who held a 17-3 vie-to orange stamp Durchasers Chapel and and xu-t of the money paid : ^-^.-nda had taken a 3-8 beat-for tie orange stamps would Union. Bot have been spent with crowd saw the grocers, due to the distri'ou- double-header formally op tion of surplus commodities 1 season to relief clients prior to inau- | Thursday night Hawley is pitted against Heidenheim-er's for the game, and Lions Club Entertained By Memorial Program Program for the Lions club meeting at the Ansford hotel: Conducting Vigorous Wednesday noon was in the, Cjunpaign f^y Senate nature of a memorial serv-. | ; ice. Mar jean Day and Char-i the ley McCreight gave readings'^' them there." Dr. Carrie Hastie, I'ecent-: it takes." use of convoys if that is w^hatNugent Doctor Has Set Record us P it rains on Easter Sun-it will rain on the next Sundays." Whether or . you are superstitious f'l have to admit that ¿OW saying worked out f t^e with at least a Kle of rain falling in Anon every Sunday since; R.E.A. BILLS PAYABLE AT OFFICE OF HOME FURNITURE COMPANY Haskell Bartlett, manager of Home Furniture Company, announces that on and after June 1st, 1941, all R.E.A. subscribers may pay their electric bills at Home Furniture Company, Anson. "This is just another effort on our part," said Mr. Bartlett, "to give our customers in the Anson trade territory every service possible." This arrangement will save R.E.A. customers in the Anson trade territory the trouble and postage of mailing payments to the central office at Stamford. EIGHTEEN ANSON ^^ o«„aay «u.c. ^^^^ ^^^ ^^^ • Most'of'"tr Sunday CCC CAMPS ' ^^ere considerably more sprinkles however. . looked as if the record ' be broken last Sunday the skies were merely oi dripping l^Mn the Sunday cus--fut about 10:30 Sun-there came a light It lasted only a few but it was enough Pnvmce most of us that that old say-ijjjw what he was talk- ^^act, at least one local Igetting qnite con-l^fure last Sunday's linally showed up '»ad W quotation [f that if it should fail »on the seventh Sun-¡¡oultl not rain again Easter. Eighteen boys left Anson Thursday morning for enrollment in the C.C.C. at Ft. Griffin. From there they will be sent to their permanent locations. In April the Texas C.C.C. quota was not filled for the first time, according to J. S. Murchison, executive director in charge of the C.C.C. Any Jones County boys who would like to enroll are urged to see Mrs. Madge Richards at the county welfare office. Those leaving Thursday were: Hei-man Cecil Branscum, Juan Marian Ortiz, Maivin AllMJrt Baird, Lowcrn Win-ford Wooden, Billy Clinc Walters, John Rhodes, Denip-sey John Profitt,, Horace Motes, Alfoi-d Dale Mosier, James Alexander Moiwjn. Troy Donald McCarty. Mby GlMin Ufttai, JAme» Ei^ M^ hmm^ Edward Dr. II. F. Lewis of Nugent was in Anson Monday talking over old times with some of his old friends. Sunday was the Doctor's birthday. He was not in the least reticent about telling- his age. He is 72 years of age, having been born -May 25th, 1869. Dr. Lewis landed at Nugent in Jones county 39 years ago. He has practiced medicine in Jones county ever since. "I could not tell you how many babies I have delivered in Jones County, in the last 39 years," said Dr. Lewis when queried on tiiis point. "I have a unique record along that line, however", said the d o c t o.r "There is a family of five in our community — a father and mother and three fine children, and ^ delivered all five of them. Maybe Mr. Ripley could beat that, but I doubt if another doctor in West Texas could equal it." Dr. Lewis practiced medicine in the Indian Territory before coming to Jones county. The editor of The Observer, who has known Dr. Lewis for many years, has always thought of him and the iate Dr. Stephens as tvpes of the old atyle family doctor. This type is being re-l)laced by the modern clinic doctor, an improvement, of covu'se, in method, l)ut not the intimate friend and associate of the family as \\;as the case in the old lamily doctor. . The Observer tiu-sts that vou will enjoy many another pleasant l.irthday anniver-sarv. Dr. Lewis, and that yov;r kind will not pensh ifrom the earth. _ suitable to the occasion, and Frank Collins sang "Sleep Soldier, Gently Sleep"-. Otis Miller made a brief memorial address. Doss Harris and A. L. Stell were responsible for the program. Mr. Stell presented the program. E. L. Jones had as his guests Geo. Von Roeder and W. T. Edwards. Mr. \'on Roeder is FSA supervisor and Mr. Edwards is assistant FSA supei-visor. C. A. Fom-by and Geo. \'on Roeder were elected to membership in the Lions club.. Dr. Joe ]McCrary, member of the Hamlin Lions club, and Judge Walter S. Pope, member of the Abilene Lions club were present for the meeting. Recommendations of the nominating committee were presented a n d President Bui'l Scott announced that the regular annual election would be held at the next meeting of the club, June 11. Bob Cross presented the matter of entering a Lions Club Softball team in the slow league division. A committee composed of Bob Cross, Earl aicCaleb, E. M. Connell, Rev. Martin Singleton and B. L. Jones was ai> pointed to sound out sentiment of the club members on the proposition.LUEDERS ON NEW BUS LINE ROUTE Lived ers I^Iodern b u s service f o r Lueders with connections with major line.s in all directions was made available this week when Bowen ]Mo- guration of the food stamp plan. T!ie Anson office closed Wednesday afternoon to reopen June 2. During the month of June the Anson oiiice will be open each day as usual. Representatives from the o f f i ce will be at various towns throughout the county in June for the convenience of clients who find it difficult to come to the Anson office. The schedule follows: June 3-10-17 and 24 — 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Hamlin, City Hall. June 4-11-18-2.}—9:30 a. m. to 3:30 p.m., Stamford Old Moran High School building, 2 blocks east of the square. June 5-19— 1 p. m. to 3:30 p. m. Noodle. June .5-19—9:30 y.m. to 12 a.m. Hawlev. June 12-26— Lueders v.s. Plasterco will furnish the second stanza. Friday night, a group of Abilene athletes will meet Who's Who, and the local high .school team will play the colored boys. This game is expected to draw one of the largest crowds of the season, according to Field Manager Baxter.Program To Feature Pool Opening Just as the Observer is going to iiress we are notified that tiie committee on 9:30 a'm. to 12 a.m. Avoca: arrangments for the formal June 12-26—1 p.m. to 3:30i opening of the swimming p.m. Lueders. pool lias met and made further plans. Sponsors from nearby towns will be invited as guests of lionor for the events. They will be entertained with a buffet supper HankiM. Bunion Mack Dobv. Jr., Bin Driion CedlUo, Jeff Loydean Biiyhar.Army Worm Is Threat to Jones Crops Damage to Jones County crops by amy worms is still scattered with severe damage reported in some sections. One farmer south of Hamlin reported the complete loss of 20 acres of bar-lev due to the worms. Countv Agent Floyd Lynch states that the worms are nresent all over the county but seem to be attacking ci-ops only in scattered areas. The noison mixing station at Rowland's Gin which was opened last Monday re\)orted a busy day as many farmers took advantage of the opportunity to prepare to cow-tnil the spread of Uie wonw> Martin Dies, original patriot who foresaw the danger to America from fifth columnists, is now in the midst of his campaign for the U. S. Senate. The added prestige which a seat in the U. S. Senate would give him would spell doom for the fifth columnists a n d saboteurs. Dies has fought an uphill fight in exposing the fifth columnists in America. He deserves a promotion for this work alone.AHEND SHERRILL FUNERAL AT HASKELL WEDNESDAY Rev. and Mrs. Martin Singleton and Walter Glazn-er attended funeral services for R. E. Sherrill in Haskell Wednesday afernoon. Mr. Sherrill was a prominent layman in the Presby-terian church in West Texas and a pioneer merchant in Haskell. SWIMMING POOL WILL (iipi) Mav 30- BE OPENED TO PUBLIC IN NEAR FUTURE City officials have been , . i i. j notified tliat the last part of ; fpresented at a dance on the machinery r.ecessarv for i «i the openmg. the operation of the muni-' A batliing: revue with rep-cipal swimmino- ]^ool was i I'esentatives oi local mer-shipped from the factorv on ^ chants competing for a lov-Mav 21. Its arrival is ex-: "ig cup and the title of »ected dailv and the pool: "^iiss Anson" will be the fea-will be opened to the public , ture of the program held at immediatelv after its instal- i the pool. Bill Ne\ ille is at-lation. i tempting to secure specialty Plans for a celebration in U'lcts and it is hoped that a connection with tiie formal 1 military Ixind will be pres-opening of the pool are still' ent and give a concert. The in the formative stage v.ith ' hi?h school band wi I prob-a committee in charge of the | abiy take part in the pro-arrangenients. S u ggestions ' gram too. to make the celebration a , A driving contest is sche-regional one v.iili siionsors ; duled to be lield at the golf , from nearby towns being in-1 cour.-e nri-ir to the events at When Richard Moore, of ; vited are "under considera-; the pool with a Softball game Texarkana, a student at A. i tion. j tentatively set to entertain C. C.. and Bob Moore cif Pe-; :Meml->ers of the com.mittco | those v.Ik) do not attend the cos each decided to visit his ^ are .Mrs. 2^Iurrav Hudson,! dance later. chairman. Oi'an Dean. Bill j The commitee hopes that Ne\"ille, Walter Pone. Mmes.: the gala affair will attract Marvin S\)sebee. Jack Booth. • several thousand out-of-town Jack U'aiker. Ernest Pitt-; jieople. _ ^ ^ ^ man. J. H. Warren, Jr., and i ~ " ^ tor Coaches started the new line from Stamford to Eastland via Avoca, Lueders. Albany. Moran and Cisco. The new bus, a sleek four-seated, low-built model, made the first run Thursday, the east-bound arriving here at 7:20 a. m. and the west-bound at 4:20 p. m. The same schedule will maintained each day. be Meeting Brings Cousins Together For First Time uncle, L. C. 31ooi'e in Anson last Sundiiy they set the stage for their first glimpse of each other. The boys, who are first cousins, had never met before. Tile meeting was not planned but the cousins were quite interested in getting acquainted.Rupert (Red) McDuff Returned to Hospital Rupert "Red" McDuff who was returned to the Hendrick Memorial Hospital for treatment Sunday morning was reported to be resting better by the middle of the week. Red has been suffering from complications following an appendicitis operation several weeks ago. He is still considered to be in a serious condition. WHOOZIT? ThU w«.k-s WliOOZIT «•inn.T. limiuvi u> r' r i! «■nm«n N.-xt 7 limil«l t.) t.»'n W,.m.ii. N.> irooor will nnk.- WHOOZIT awar.U of AL'Ml-RATiO.N COFFKK 1« A. M. Satiir.iay m.'rMiiiK. Whoosit the man namcd......................................... Just two cithcrs like him in town; Hc's a tussy p:" r. .llor, Apt v. ith and mortar— And tlicy .-ay that he docs "cm up brown. Plav th- 01..iTvcr w«mo WHOd/.lT Fili In tli* «orrwt niimo of th« iwrwn Whi. fi'- th- nl.ivo lim«rick «mi «in « f'nn.l eMi irf Ailmirution f^ Th« O .. M v. r nna th. trocOTy mlv.Ttinlng 1« thU w«k'. OWry« wTù •w«r I iHH-nJ <•» o' M«Hr«U<Mi c<Xf«. to th« firn p»r«m cUt.f.<nK Ed Wilson. Entries Lag In Annual Yard Contest Entries in the Yard and Garden Contest being sponsored by the Tuesday Study Club with the co-operation of the Lion's Club and the Chamber of Commerce are still not as numerous as the commmittee would like. Others who will enter their yards or gardens in the contest are urged to call Mrs. Ernest Pittman by June 5. Entries so far are yards and gardens of Mmes. Rex Red-dell. A. S. Howell, George Harrell, J. H. Fry. F. L. Akers, L. P. Henslee, Call Savage, Otis Miller, Mell Barkley and the N. Y. A. Home. Judfe Smith WiU Talk Weldon Owens will be master of ceremonies, Judge Gilbert Smith will speak, Mrs. Allen Paniell will lead the songs and Miss Gladys Martin will direct the games at the camp fire program to lie held at the annual 4-H encampment at Lueders Friday night.FUNERAL SERVICES HELD FOR MRS. JIM D. GORDON WEDNESDAY Funeral services for Mi's. Jim D. Gordon. 73, who died at her home in Abilene early Tuesday morning, were held from the Lawrence Funeral Home in Anson Wednesday afternoon with the Rev. Ward B. Chandler, Pastor of the Church of the Nazarene in Abilene, and the Rev. C. C. Armstrong, pastor of the First Methodist Church of Anson, in charge of the services. Mrs. Gordon died ' at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Edna Grimes, with whom she lived. Burial was in Mount Hope cemetery. Mrs. Gordon, born Anna Tallulah Hamilton in Ma)> ion county, Mississippi, November 29th. 1868, was a member of a pioneer Jones county family. The only surviving member of her own family is C. L. .HamlltOM, a brother, who lives in Anson. She is also survived by a son, J. L. Gordon, former sh««4ff of Jones county, a dauffhi^. Mrs. Edna Grimes of AbU lei e, and by her only jprsiK^ child, Jim FYancis of Anson. Mi's. Hamilt Primitive Contimedi ;