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   Bronte Weekly Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 9, 1942, Bronte, Texas                                                  Ml. "                                                       K' 1 u'^v^  ft  j  iversity Club met Ut the l^Hj^ L. T. Younsrblòod noon; with Mes-iB Giacr. Thomas, Chas. jind W. W. MiUi  mtb. Jeff Dean review->t^er of the Smiths, Carr.  irx^r^ooks were presept-^ members by the hbstess-  were served.  '/è  ^üeäiiL JkCiss Margé^t farjpii^ Hays, Miss riéfithéiTed, (Mrs. H. A. trs, flEL P. Kirk, Miss Miss Mary Steele, J^pnt^mnery, Mrs. iniiii^ Mrs; Frank Kee-O. Whitt and Mrs. T. YiftmgBIood. Mèmbers; ' 'iri^  . .^^ «Ätrs. W. H. Maj^MiiMf Jr.; Mis Bhioks. Brining, Mrs, D. K. ^ : tilenn, Mrs. James Glenn, Miss, Uell, Lowry» Mrs. B. D. Snead, !  BRONTB^ COmS COUNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1941  ,, RSHELBCT lOt^l^RS TO SERVE ANOTHER YEAR  The F^rland Baptist Association whicn convened with the Kickapoo Baptist church, three miles north of Bronte, on highway 70, Thu:tsday night, concluded its Avork Saturday afternoon and all the viiiiting minis-  Rüiadbouroe ■ Heady for Coke Song Meet, May  Walter Johnson of Fort Chad-bourne states that the community is ready for the Coke Counters and othe: returned to their ty Singing Convention which is homes. j scheduled to convene there Sun  Members of the local church day for an all-day singing, reporting to The Enterprise The local community is going stated that it was a most inter- to supply dinner for the visitini? ing meeting from first to last.' singers outside of Coke county The same officers were elected] —but it is expected that all oth-to succeed themselves, who are:,ei's who attend wiJ bring their iModerator—Eide r Johnnie own lunch baskets. The Chad-  VISITING HIS PARENTS  Ration Boari %enSatnr<Iays  Sgt. Robert Branson and wife are here to spend a month with h s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Brunson. Robert is stationed TSfli C IWlnAlr B .if at Mather Field, California and lltl 3 ULflUCK I , Mp  is here while recovering from an [ _Ll  operation performed on his right; knee about two weeks ago. -a  R. E. Cumbie was elected may-  Chairman of the Bronte Rationing Board, H. 0. Whitt, re-  or  quests The Ent^prise to ^ „ , „ , J that beginning this week the bf^ '  of Bronte, Saturday, in a | fice of thfe Rationing Board will special election to succeed Wal-| be kept open on Saturdays unt'I ter Modgling who resigned some! 5 o'clock in the afternoon. Until  tim ago and moved to San An- .....  gelo. There were twenty-eight votes cast and Mr. Cumbie got 26 of them.  Holford, Cnews.  . Clerk—Elder T. J-. JIcLeod, Talpa. !, ^  The body will meet with the „_ ______  Rogers church in Taylor county,' in mind, near Lawn, next year. -0-  bourne community is small and! Dan Scott from Fort Sam  it is not reasonably possible forj Houston was a week end guest the community to give dinner to of his mother, Mrs. Maggie all who attend. So, please, bear! Scott, and other relatives.  Residence tal Mrs.  to carry your own i  lunch and enough to aid in feed-i R. E. Hickman was a business ing the visitors. ! visitor in San Angelo Saturday.  With favorable weather it is---a-  expected that a reco.d-breaking; nQl«liillii  crowd will be in attendance and i iflli!^ l/HI ICyll" many noted singers and quartettes from other places are expected.  -a-  Brunson and Staff  now the office has cliosed af noon. { '  But during the busy season so many of the people are coming to town only Saturday afternoon, the office will remain open as announced above.  -o—-  Trees in Legim • Flairk Damaii^ by Cai^ess Fires  S. D. Hoots, one of Bronte-1 'Just at nightfall, Monday ev-: land's good laramers, caught us  read at Darlene  Mr^; J, B. Maokey, ^s. Marlin! ening, the fire alarm Was turn- Saturday and made us "feel! Wedding rites were Mfl^pkey, Mrs. Mack Powell, Mrs. ed in. The residence of ' Mrs. plum good." iMr. Hoots paid up ' San Antonio for Miss J^ ®l.,Rippetoe,MrSiT.F. Sims,'Maggie Thomas, down o n his subscription to away over in j BrunSon and Staff. Sgt. De-Jr., Mrs. Otis Smith, Mrs. C. R.' Church street, was in flames. Be- 1943. Then, C. E. Arrott, one of Laughter, Rev. Hardy a Meth-Smith, Mrs. Curtis Smithy Mrs. fore the fire boys could reach our prosperous and successful; odist minister, formerly pastor, R;. JHL Coleman of San Angelo; the scene the fire was under stock farmers, came in and he of the Bronte Methodist church,  This is to call attention that Clw.i. IV I JLa. 117 J i soineone whto has enjoyed the 3itl>eLaiipter Wed: privileges of the Legion park ^ ® has been thoughtless. Fires  were built under the trees and some of the trees have ben dam-  and the hostesses.  -o-  aged by the fires.  The Enterprise has been requested to call atteniont to this and to request each and all not to build any more fires under the  such headway it could not be made us "feel good twice"—for,i but now pastor of a Methodist j trees, but to get out in the clear subdued. Attention was turned he moved up his subscription in-j church in San Antonio, reading' thpr«» will Hp nn riamno-« to keep the Methodist church to 1944. Such iriends.are much; the vows. The marriage ^i^s "" e aama^e.  and othi^r adjacent l^ildings appreciated, even by the edi^ri celebrated at the home of Mrs. from being idencfe with  destroyed. The res--of "just a country weekly.' practically, all its There are many others who  contents was destroyed, ilrs. T^t^s attempted  She was hur-  mù  seriously burned.  should follow the example of the  (The stage is set: Abilene is in readiness!  And in keeping with Abilene's from the burns.  way of doing things, the West -(  Texas Victo^ Exposition to be  one of the number, at least, to  ried to a hospital in San Ange- bring your subscription down to lo where she is slowly recovering to date? ',We are doing our best  folks, tq give you a neat, clean, newsy little "home town paper." Do you appreciate that fact?— then, "dig in" and help us out—  --S.  Mrs. 0. W. Chapman has been held there next week, from Oc- appointel city secretary. This tober 12 to Saturday night, Oc-: place was filled by Barrett Mack-1 thank you. tober 17, is going to be a show gy connection with his position as water superintendent.  J.  _ to be a show  worth' while.  Many new attractions of widely known shows are booked and  will open at the Fairgrounds, 1 hasjevec seen, for the price. Monday morning.  .——o-  Clemmie Henderson.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrsi J. O. Brunson. She a', graduate ^of ,the ..Bronze.  dent of Draughon's Business College. She is now employed by the government at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio.  Sgt. DeLaughter was formerly stationed at Brooks Field, San Antonio, but has been transferred to Harlingen, Texas.  iMis. DeLaughter will continue with her work for the present.  -0------  Alfred Taylor has been ap-jxjinted water superintendent of  Bronte, succeeding B a r r r 11 |j»J TWfj;yp Mackey, who resigned to accept l!iU 1 rcit'llCl O UItv The Supper Club has a host g^n Angelo. Mr. Mack-!  Acc«:^»» to r«ent an— ¡¡^¿l SrelM'S: ¿'""'^"-i LuncHeiffl, FOf  some variety, engaged and will  '"lu.  Their Tliree Sons  the people need entertainment „^oear niirhtiv with Vic Allen's Z TZ  tion will open on schedule time y^«,?° schod childr^ are admitted next Monday morning, with a ^ free.Dodson s World 1 air Shows  Us free show for the soldiers i "For the thrill seekers, Oscar —a big traveling cs i-mval, in and a big free fireworks exhibi-i Abram's "Circus of Death," and ther 40 double lengt h railroad tion for everyone. * stunt men will do their death' de- cars. i  W /J . . , I fying routine, Thursday, Friday; "We invite all West Texas to!  .The pubhc is given the assur-j a„d Saurday afternoons in front see this big show wh le you can Mrs. Lester Haines, iu^e that nothmg short of thte - .. «rrandstand. They come —before Gas Rationing starts."¡Mrs. Jim Anderson,  - - itars of the variety world ^ "_^_Mrs. John Davis, Mr.  api^r next week to do  -a-  Freshman Oaiss,  Monday, October 5, the Freshman Class of the Bronte schools, met and i^erfected organization by electing officers.  t*rof. 0. A. Faith was elected sponsor of the class.  Officers were elected as follows:  President—Leona McQueen.  Vice-President—Johnnie Johnson.  Secretary—Patsy AfcMi llan.  Reporter—Bonnie Joan Bl ock.  Bonnie Joan Brock,  Reporter. -a--  Eighth Grade Denocracy Aids  Mr. and Mrs. Ed Fletcher en-teitnined at their home, three miles northwest of Bronte, Sunday, October 4, with a birthday |  .?o n^i; ChaS^ Lwnard ^ /nd Rcd CfOSS Gift BOX  Frank, j _  Those present were Rev. and  Um atari iivill app tb«ir bit to entertain all who attend, and eapecially, the thous-imdH of soldiers and their fami-. Ufa whV) are away from thei~ K^e towns and htous^, in and »Mr Ablbn^ getting r^y for ttie ttltihkato Victory which will ' vnm the war ends.  the wclfure of all T^s ill niind, when it was b4 to l^ve the Exposition BiMhm Exposition man-that each attraction Win certainly giv« ^ their money's worth i^i^y attend the alter-I or the big night e-hive been arranged.  aayg Mr. Bra-  ........  mm  .MIPIP  YOUR JUNK  J. H. Vinson, «nd Lura Belle, Mr. and Mrs. Wish Millican, R. J. and Billie Jean, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Luttrell, Jr., James David and Thtomas Michael, Leonard Fletcher and William Bruce and CharWe Rogers, all of Bronte. Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Byrd, Robert Lee, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fletcher, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Fletcher, Mr. Bromfield and Mrs. Viola Benson, all of Sweetwater.  A delightful time was enjoyed by all present.  Monday, October the 8th Mr. and Grade Democracy had their reg-Mr. and uia^ meeting, i and Mrs. . The club decideil to gather toys for the Junior Red Cross gift box.  Joe Lee Scott had preparaed a a quiz program on the« Flag Code.  The 8th grade is now givinp 100 per cent service to the scrap metal drive. We are "gathering .the scrap to slap the Jap."  Faye Kiken  Reporter. -—---- ;  —Remember Ipearl  It It l^ffclecl  A New hiiiriiii^   

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