Bronte Enterprise, September 24, 1964

Bronte Enterprise

September 24, 1964

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Bronte Enterprise (Newspaper) - September 24, 1964, Bronte, Texas Vol. 46 (Old Vol. 59) BRONTE. TEXAS/ SEPTEMBER 24. 1964 No. 39 # District Officers from the Heart of Texas District, pose with Mrs. Joe Rawlings, left, at the Sorosis Club Friendship night last Thursday in the First Methodist Church. A new club, the 1964 Study Club, was organized for Robert Lee at the meeting. Next to Mrs. Rawlings is Mrs. J. O. Mills of San Angelo, president of the Heart of Texas dis- trict. others left to right are Mrs. Cumbie Ivey, Jr., ^Robert Lee, page to Mrs. Mills; Mrs. George Yarbrough, Brownwood, third vice-president, Heart Of Texas District; Mrs. E. F. Glenn, Bronte, member of the district board; and Mrs. Arlan Fenner of San Angelo, Heart of Texas Junior Editor. Mrs. Rawlings is president of the Sorosis Club. Sorosis Club Sponsors New Federated Club in Robt Lee Several district federated club i dent of the Heart of Texas District; Mrs. George Yarbrough of POSTAL HOURS TO CHANGE Beginning next Saturday, Sept. 26, .all postal schedules changc. The post office will open the lobby at 8:30 each day, and rural carriers will operate 30 minutes later. The office will remain open until 5 p.m. each day but will continue to close at noon on Saturday. Noah Prultt Jr., postmaster, said "this is one of the steps in activating the San Angelo office as a sectional center. All schedules will change and this office will have a more direct outlet to surrounding cities within a 250 mile radius. This will aifect the speed in which we handle all the mail. It will cause ycur mail to reach its destination hours sooner than it formerly did. "Please keep these changes in mind as we feel that they are for your benefit in expediting your mail. Any questions you have in regard to these changes should be brought to our attention here in the office and we will do our best to answer them." Longhorns Travel to Jim Ned Friday Night Bronte Longhorns will travel to Tuscola Friday night for a football game with the Jim Ned Indians. A class A high school, Jim Ned is expected to be another team which will give the Longhorns some stiff competition. Game time is 8 p.m. Coaches Cecil Toliver and James Raughton have been giving the Longhorns some stiff workouts this week after their defeat last Friday night at Eden. They said they hope they are ready for the Indians, and that the Longhorns will bring home their first victory of the 1964 season. A pep rally in preparation for the game will be held in the gym officers were present for the So rosls Club's Friendship Night last Thursday night, when a new club was organiized to serve women of Robert Lee. The new club was sponsored by the Sorosis Club and it was named the 1964 Study Club. The new club intends to become a miember of the Texas and General Fedeiitibn of Worn,en's Clubs this fan.""'' ; Special guests present were Mrs. J. O. Mills of San Angelo, presi-Rites Set Friday For Mrs. Finck Funeral services will be held at 2:30 Friday in Miles Methodist Church for Mrs. Otto Finck, who died Wednesday at 7:15 a.m. in St. John's hospital In San Angelo. She had been in 111 health for several years. A former resident of the Tennyson community, Mrs. Finck moved to San Angelo some time ago. She was also a former resident of Miles. She was the former Bess Atwell and was married to the late Mr. Finck In Miles In 1936. They moved to Tennyson In 1947. Survivors Include one daughter, Mrs. L. D. Roach, of San Angelo, and seven grandchllden.Ivey Mtr. Invites Bronte Residents To See New Fords Ivey Motor Co., of Robert Lee, dealer In this area for Fords, Mercurys, and Comets, is Issuing an Invitation In this week's Enterprise to everyone In this area to visit them Frday and Saturday. They will have the new 1965 automobiles on display starting Friday morning. Cumbie Ivey, Jr., manager of the firm, said that in addition to seeing the new cars, they would like for all their friends In this area to inspect their enwly remodeled and enlarged business quarters. The entire front part of the building has been completely remodeled, providing a larger «how room, three offices and a new place for their parts depart, ment. The exterior of the l)uUdlng has also been iremodeled. Brownwood, third vice president of the district; Mrs. Arlan Fenner of San Angelo, Heart of Texas Junior Editor; and Mrs. Cumbie Ivey, Jr., page to Mrs. Mills; and prospective members of the Robert Lee club. The affair, was held at First Methodist Church. Mrs/-Jóe Raw» lings, president of the local group, opened the meeting with a welcome to and Introduction of the guests. Mrs. Clark Glenn, a charter member of the Sorosis Clbu, was in charge of the program and spoke on "This I Remember" In which she told of the organization of the Sorosis Club by the Bronte Diversity Club, In 1946. She also recounted projects of the club during the Intervening years and gave highlights of the club history. iRefreshments of white cake squares, nuts, mints, tea and coffee were served from a tea table laid with a white cloth with silver appointments. The centerpiece was an arrangement of red, white and blue flowers topped with a gold insignia, a replica of the Insignia of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. Hostesses were Mmes. Royce Fancher, Donald Furr, Matthew Caperton, A. S. Materson, Royce Lee, W. D. McDonald, C, B. Bar-bee, Roy Robinson and Rawlings, Other Sorosis club members present were Mmes. C. C. Boecking, B. J. Clark, Davy Crockett, Clark Glenn, E. F. Glenn, Clyde Lee and iBen Oglesby. After the refreshment period the Robert Lee ladies were assisted by the district officers In the organization of their club. Members of the 1964 club present were Mmes. Cumbie Ivey, Jr., Willis Wayne Smith. Weldon Flkes, W. T. Roach, Charles Sims, Dormán Thomas, Garland Davis, Carl Brock, Gene Hlnnard, Bob Jameson, iFinls Milllcan, Doyle Pitt-man and Leroy McDaniel. These will be charter members of the club. Officers elected were Mrs Ivey, ¡president; Mrs. Sims, first vice president; Mrs. Jameson, 2nd vice president; Mrs. Brock ,third vice president; Mrs. MllUcan, treasurer; Mrs. Smith, secretary; Mrs. Flkes, parliamentarian and Mrs. Hlnnard, reporter.Mayor Urges That Residents Clean Up Weeds, Trash at 2:40 p.m. and the public is invited to join the student body for the enthusiasm hulldlng session. Classes will be dismissed Immediately following the pep rally. The band buses will leave , for Tuscola at 6 p.:m. Time of departure of the football bus will i>e announced by the coaches. Robert Lee, Jayton and Herm-lel^ are still at the top of the ladder In District 8-B. with two victories and no losses. Trent has a 1-1 record, while Bronte and Lo-raine have sustained two losses. Other games set for this Friday by 8-B team include Meadow at Hermlelgh, Forsan at Jayton, Wy-lle at Loralne and Melvin at Robert Lee. Capertons to Haue Neiu Car Shoiuing Mayor 'Rcyce Lee this week issued an appeal to all residents of Bronte to clean up their vacant lots and other premises where weeds and grass have been allowed to grow unchecked. He said he would especially like to see all Vacant lots along the highways cleaned, as they make for a very untidy scene for travelers passing through the city. The mayor also called attention to the fact that In some places in town, trees and shrubs have been allowed to grow to a point where vision Is blocked for traffic on adjacent streets. Lee said that residents should bear in mind that in some instances the property owner may >be held liable for damage due to wrecks caused from blocked vision. Caperton Chevrolet Co. Is planing a big day Thursday (today) when they will display for the first time new 1965 model Chevro-lets. As is their usual custom Capertons will serve free coffee and doughnuts all day to visitors who come by to see the new cars. 1965 pasenger cars — plus offering the widest variety of luxury models and product features in its 54-year history. On display m dealer showrooms on Thursday, Sept. 24th, will be 45 models in five distinctive line* of new Chevrolets. Of these, 20, They will also have free gifts for! will be "sport models" — conver-everyone who visits ihem. | tibles and hardtops. Matthew Caperton, co-owner of| There are all-new cars in two the local Chevrolet agency, said that they wilt have S of the new passenger cars on display and 2 new pickups. He issued a cordial invitation to everyone In this area (o come by and see the new automobiles. "We have a fine looking product," Caperton said, "and we would like for all our friends and customers to come by and see it." In making the announcement a-boul the new automobiles, Caperton released the following informa-tlon: Chevrolet takes its longest stride into the fine car field with its Rain and Hail Fall Past Week After the big blow, rain and hail last Wednesday afternoon, this area was favored over the weekend and all the first of this week through Wednesday with ground soaking slow rabis. As much as 5.5 inches of moisture in the last week was reported north of 'Bronte. The lowest measure reported to The Enterprise was 2.2 inches by Joe Rawlings, who lives southwest of Bronte. The tempestous weather of last Wednesday left a narrow path of destruction from hail damage. The strip started in the Sanco area north of Robert Lee, came across the county in a southeasterly direction, striking an area a few miles north of Bronte, and running on through the Marie community toward north. Heaviest damage to buildings reported to The Enterprise was at the Plttman place north of town. Ten windows were broken out of the house and the roof was demolished by the flying Ice. The F. S. Hlgginbotham residence was al so damaged. East of town heavy crop damage was reported by Clifford Clark, Sonny Gentry and Alton Bradljerry. Lighter damage was reported by Osmo Black. Mrs. Austin Sandusky said hall did some damage to barns at her place northwest of Bronte. Some more representative rain measurements reported were as follows: W. H. Thomas, Tennyson, 3.92. Jim Mackey, northeast, 4. Mrs. Austin Sandusky, 4. R. C. Lasswell, north, 4.9. Clifford Clark, 2.5 after the rain and hail storm. The sky cleared awhile Tuesday afternoon, but was cloudy again Wednesday morning and by noon a slow rain was falling. In spite of the hail damage suffered oo some places the large nieasurenient of moisture will be of tremendous benefit to this area. Farmers and ranchmen are looking forward to getting a growth of small grain, grass and winter weeds off to a good start before cold weather arrives. lines: The regular Chevrolet, long-time industry sales leader, moves to a new prestige plateau with the greatest comfort and luxury ever offered. The Corvalr makes a dramatic advance with Its first major styling change in five years. Customer approved design, with significant styling refinements, )a continued for the Chevelle, Chevy U and Corvette lines. The Corvette also becomes the first American car to provide four-wheel disc brakes as standard equipment. Among approximately 400 accessories and optional features available on 1965 Chevrolets is the first FM stereo system offered by an ! au;o maker. Another is a telescop. ing steering column to give greater driving comfort for Corvairs and Corvettes. With its new models, Chevrolfet hopes this year to establish its third successive industry sales mark, S. E. Knudsen, general manager, declared. "For 1965, Chevrolet is keeping pace with the public's growing preference for prestige transportation with the widest possible customer choice of options and features to fit individual needs," he said. Following are highlights of the Continued on Back PageSchool Insurance Policies Issued Insurance policies on all students of Bronte School were issued this week and parents have until Oct. 2 to make payment for the insurance. Supt. C. B. Barbec said the po-llcy provides protection for students participating in all school sponsored activities. Students will pay $2.50 of the cost and the school will pay the remaining Sl.lO, Bar-bee said. He urged that all payments be made by the Oct, 2 deadline. ;