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Weimar Mercury, The (Newspaper) - June 14, 1935, Weimar, Texas THE WEIMAR MERCURY yOLUME FORTYSEVEN COLORADO FRIDAY JUNE 1935 NUMBER Shaver Has Gone to Meet His HeaTenly Creator Jf laKttag urttfc taStus foe number at weeks pot SnaBy bavins t3 take to Ills tired spirit of ear aisost Wetee esrlv SstjrJaT morning mEsxcietE ee sansEOTTS et ids Creator Jehad tiMse ot tetwi ones fcaa immtol Mm to the pssrljr fbe stter sentry tx feS askep to and the tirsi spiritof KIT gwrf in ssttte Etc fcad covered esery bill and flrie of ear WnwS section was at rest No TOOT woaM Ox zad tisealEtefcstSEis To raiEnmne Xatarwas life to He Use the xitexs to him tie blisi WES a OF TO WORK ON MANY PROJECTS Baseball News There was only one game played Sunday afternoon and that was between the Scouts and a picked The regular scheduled league game between the Buffaloes and Wildcats was not played for the lack of players en both Next Sundays league game will be between the Tigers and and the managers of both teams are asking everyone to be present so that the schedule can be completed before many more In the game played in the afternoon the Scouts again came out victorious over their a picked team from the League They seem to be They have been having some real lucky which have helped them make the win The score was 6 to 3 in favor of the The picked team was leading until the sixth inning when things happened for the After Brandes relieved Anders In the pitchers box and held the rivals scoreless until the Father Hildebrand again stamped out thirteen batters against his opponents The hitting honors go to Hilmar Boeer with a double and single out of four times at and also to Frank who got two doubles out of four times at Triples were hit by Bill Joe and Boeer Ed Frank Boeer Box Score SCOUTS AB B H SO If 112 Ed Anders p2b 3 111 Dlttrich Ib 112 Loessln 3b 4 002 Berger c 4 120 Boeer ss 131 Brandes 2bp 4 020 Boeer rf 002 Anders cf 4 003 Wedding Here Tuesday The marriage of Henry Billed ssd Miss Josephine Heller of this city was sofemnized at Michaels Ctearch Tuesday morning at 7 HiMebrand in the presence of the immediate families of the two young people and a few near Oscar Heller and Beanie Kainer acted as The charch was beautifully decorated with cut consisting of daisies and many other pretty The bride was gracefully attired in a gown cf white silk accordian with veil of lace and wreath of orange blossoms studded with Her corsage was made of lilies of the The groom was nattily attired in suit of A wedding breakfast was given in their honor by the parents of the and Steve and was and The which was laid with a bountiful cutwork linen cloth and vases holding choice was boimtifnily laden with many delicious The center of the table held the wedding which had as its central decoration a miniature bride and Shcrtty after the wedding breakfast was the bride and groom left for a honeymoon trip to points of interest in Mexico and The brides goingsway costume was a navy blue swagger sait with all accessories to They win be at home to friends in Weimar June The wedding dance win be given at Bffiecks Hall on the evening of June Everyone is cordially invited to be These young scions of two of our most prominent are wefl and favorably known and each possesses a large circle of friends and admirers The Mercury joins in wishing leathem a happy and prosperous New Bo Swimmin Lake New At a regular monthly meeting of the Weimar Chamber of Commerce held Tuesday night at the city considerable business was transacted that ought to prove of benefit to our city and One important matter that was attended to was the election of directors for the ensuing six months There was also an interesting report from the retiring and the board of which is given below Report of Retiring Directors The retiring officers of the Chamber of Commerce of Weimar beg to report to the membership their aims and desires for their term of It has been the desire of the present administration to get for Weimar a canning which is now in to the extent of four or five hundred cans a a highway designation from Flatonia to which is now under construction from the east limits of Weimar to the east limits of We further felt that we should have a vocational agriculture to the extent through the Chamber of has been underwritten approximately of the with the secretarys and treasurers we hope to show you some our endeavors and Permit us to urge our successors to cooperate with the CCC Camp In Schulenburg so that our section may derive the full benefits of the soil erosion program of that Also to follow up diligently our application with the Federal government for rehabilitation colonization southeast of Further to cooperate with the commissioners court of this and urge the said court to see that all the rural roads in this county are made allweather roads under the new regulations out of We further urge that our successors diligently push the construction of the highway from Weimar to the president and board of thank you for the privilege of having served and ask that the incoming board take advantage of our mistakes and shortcomings so that we may still have a Chamber of Commerce with 100 per cent of the business interests of Weimar on the membership Respectfully President Chamber of New Board of In the selection of directors those present at this meeting chose the following as their board of directors Paul Brasher and At a later meeting the officers of the Chamber of Commerce will be selected from this The matter of securing a swimming pool for the Weimar community came up for discussion and and a committee was consisting of George Ben Henry John Brooks and The duty of this committee will be to devise ways and means to secure ttiis swimming Such an enterprise is badly needed in this and it is hoped it can be Employment on The discrimination shown our Directors g Pool and r Housing Agent Visits Weimar Walter field representative for the Federal Housing working out cf the Houston was in the city Tuesday in the interest of the Federal Housing program He Now that credit is available through the insurance building and loan associations and other financial both for repairing existing properties and new construction oi there is no reason why a program of worthwhile and badly needed repair and construction ol properties should not be immediately begun in each In the communities where the publicspirited citizens have taken hold of this program there is now a marked improvement in business It does not require an expert to tell you that when money is placed in circulation for such worthwhile purposes as the Federal Housing Administration is fostering that it helps every business He further stated Up to date there have been loans totaling more than reported to the Federal Housing Administration for all of which loans were made for repair and modernization loans to existing To date only 22 claims have been aggregating a total of all of which have been promptly paid and within less than eight days after receipt of the same by the Sayers expressed appreciation for the cooperation being given the program in this especially by the local his committee and the He stated that he trusted an intensive drive would be made in the community within the next few in order to stimulate as much business as of would benefit all kinds and forms of business in the in selecting workers for the highway and other projects throughout the very noticeable in bringing in workers from Columbus and other caused quite a discussion and it was resolved to delve into the matter and see why our community is thus discriminated against A request was sent to Eutie located at Columbus and said to have charge of this employment asking her to meet with the Chamber of Commerce for a discussion of the matter at as early date as The committee appointed to get in touch with Byrn reported that this lady will be in Weimar on Friday afternoon of this for the purpose of registering the names of all men who are unemployed and who wish to secure work of some kind with the road project through this Mrs Byrn will be here only the one at the city and it is suggested that if you want to work with the highway to be at the city hatt on Friday and register your then as work is available you will be called Remember the date and be on Vocational It was reported that the matter of securing a vocational agriculture teacher for the Weimar High School for the next term had practically been and that the Chamber of Commerce would underwrite the amount necessary to secure this needed after other sources had been The secretarytreasurer report showed as follows Cash on dues receipts from picture Disbursements Weimar Colored Vocational Collecting Net cash balance on Planning Board On motion of Editor Henry Hurr of seconded by Hastedt of the same a committee was selected from citizens of the county to be known as the Colorado County Planning In selecting this board the following were chosen From Columbus Henry Miller from Henry Lauterstein from Eagle On motion Walker of Weimar was added to the This planning board has lots of business to attend to and it will have as its duty to keep abreast of the times and on the lookout for anything that tends to develop Colorado county and helps bring prosperity Several new projects of the government and State Highway Department will be looked into immediately by this One of the in our is the lake the highway department proposes to establish near We will have more to say regarding this If you know of anything that will be of interest or benefit to your town or to Colorado please get in touch with some member of the board and it will have immediate ear traotSnl csmatrjsiae be was his erswteg as inspiration from eaclt contact nitft Natsre and its Nature inaSe WSB SSaver KcUnL and wcS tic writer lememters Ireqacnt burst into SraatilolIT idiiuuikeil ECTtry as he dmdc to tte gtorioasness of nature The fCMSSS ml ttET dOdZEBS Vffl MISS Mm foneral taefc plra Sunday atteamen at 4 oclock from tbe family with iotennml in the Iocs MusonSe WCScann and L the teaotSTal funeral service at residence Tbere was a large EttendaEce at the attesgng bow higiajr tfce decedent stood IE Hie CSBMBBB et Ms The tifoL As requested br Slater the seniors were heM under the date Traes SB Sitare oaTe a gait m the WBBsizi Spears Shaver was ten at Aocttnflh October Hz parents sere PbHHp James and Mary Ann His entire We was spent M Fajrtte and Colorado xsd lie was a of Wtesonr far years Ms Prior to naming to Weimar he xnd Ms Robert ltt ta WMlilar aoot wulliiued tlds for mauj finaUr retfllfat as age crept upca Km about fifteen pears Be Joined Mettoffist Cburch early in ME and Bred a Christian life sip to the time 01 bis having ward bis Be died as be fine in his faitis and true to his Bred a cUikliau aid died a Be is santnd by fcis one L Breeding of and two IDs Mnrv Grant of tfcis cttr and Lacien Grant of Tbe aetlTe pals beareib were Henry Laurie AMD Rese aid Honorary bearers ioetaded aE bis tfee bereaved oar a iserdfu Fstlser ssstaUi tbem In TBe 2yearoM baby tiaughter of and had the to faE a few days and 40 6 12 13 PICKED TEAM AB RHSO George Berger 2b 110 Edgar Banner ss 4 010 Bill Sassin c 110 Slavik cf Oil Hildebrand p 110 Edwin Hartenstelner rf 4 002 Willie Hauser If 3 010 Setfert 3b 002 RAM KNOCKS OUT ALBERT Albert young farmer living near collided with a rambunctious ram a few days ago and was knocked at He has a number of sheep on his place and it was while feeding them that this ram bumped into with the result that a bad cut was made on Alberts A local physician sewed up the bad gash in his 35 3 S 1 Score by innings Scouts 000105000 Picked Team 100200000 BIELAF PICNIC FEOVES A HUGE learn that the Pentecostal picnic at the New Bielau Hall last Monday afternoon proved a huge The day was a pleasant there was a large crowd in amusements were numerous and the music and with plenty of eats and drinkables on the most of the people of this section took a half day off and spent it with their New Bielau The dance at night was also largely attended and proved a very enjoyable COIN FOUND IN COTTON FIELD Adamcik of the Sedan while chopping cotton recently in a field at her heard her hoe strike something of a metallic She looked down to investigate and saw a almost new looking silver coin staring her In the She picked it up and found It to be a Mexican silver dollar of date Where the coin came from or how it retained its brightness after all these years is a complete Adamcik bas decided to keep it as a luck for Work Through Relief Office A good many of the people of this section have asked the Mercury why it is that so few home men are given work on the while outsiders from other towns are put to Until recently we have been unable to give a satisfactory we have been told that all employes on the highway are drafted through the relief office at Weimar people did not know or understand while those of other towns apparently That they have made hay while the sun shone is very while the Weimar not understanding the have been left holding the This highway work is government and it is one of the stipulations of the as we understand that all extra help needed shall be secured through the county relief office located at Columbus and in charge of Eutie There a record is kept of all who desire and from time to time these names are drawn and the men We would suggest that all desiring employment on the highwav either go to Columbus or seek to have their names enrolled through the local relief Lady Dies In San Antonio Hospital Relatives here received the sad tidings Sunday that Emelia beloved wife of Joe a well known farmer residing in the Middle Creek a few miles northwest of had died in a San Antonio The remains were forwarded to thence to the family and from there Tuesday morning at 9 oclock were taken to the High Hill Cemetery for Kainer was a native of High and was 56 years of age at time of She had been in ill health for some time She was taken to a San Antonio hospital for treatment about a week but it was of no avail She is survived by her Joe one Robert Kainer two Miss Selma Kainer of home and Louis Banse of Weimar also four brothers and three gainer was a most estimable highly regarded by all who knew and her death is deeply and sincerely Oar heartfelt sympathy goes out to her bereaved Work Making Progress Here Highway workers are making fairly good progress at the present They were getting along fine until the heavy shower of Wednesday morning put a stop to their Quite a number of carloads of gravel have come in together with several carloads of other and these cars have been unloaded and the material placed ready for use in the near North Main Street is still being worked on in readiness for the new concrete and is torn up from end to that beginning at Barber Duerrs corner and extending west to Potthasts corner in the west part of Tlie highway gang working to the Fayette county line has also made fairly good progress during the past week or ten If the crews could onlv get r little dry weather in their favor they would make rapid progress in their This Is Railroad Week Tlte Western AssGciaEicm of Railway Eseentives bave designated June lOtt to both dates ss raflread witli the vidr of bringing tts the attention of tbe psjblic the impstartce of railways to the future proIt was the that as pioneerE the nay for the peoples to follow and settle on lands and build The railroads are very essential to tbs of tlse of the cities and They peid in Colorado for the year Tor the entire United States the total tax omUKmtion to schools by American railroads was which WZ5 mi average of SOT per affiKtins a total of students in If the raHroads are not given an opportanity to earn these large sums of wfiere will they copse from Tfoe railrssds need year freight and Wins Over Fayetteville Sunday Yielding only three hits and striking out Herman Lefty ace Weimar led Bill Ratliffs Weimar club to a 2 to 1 win over Fayetteville here The triumph boosted Weimars average to Tlie Fayetteville invaders threatenpilt Beseda on After Beseda had taken second and Kubcna filed out to the pitcher and Pavlik struck out opposing for the final Weimar slapped out the only extra base blow of the fray in the eighth inning when he poled one of Viteks offerings out into center field for a Columbus Sunday widened the gap in the Colorado Valley loop when thev nosed out Holmans club at Columbus Each team collected four hits but the Cardinals bunched hits off Steve Cemosefc when hits meant Cardinal was credited with the Columbus Columbus tops the loop with an having won 6 of 7 Columbus invades the to complete the first half Tlie box score WEIMAR AB B H E ss 4 020 rf 4 110 Ib 3 001 3b 3 010 Janak c 4000 Pavlik p 3020 Lee cf 3111 Ritliff 2b 3000 Stos If 3010 30 2 8 2 FAYETTEVILLE AB R H E ss 000 If 000 Tiedt 2b 120 Ib 000 cf 000 3b 000 R 000 Vittk p 010 c 000 Potek 000 If 000 32 1 3 0 Summary Two base Parma struck by Pavlik by Vitek 4 base on off Pavlik off Vitek 1 hit by Kubena runs batted Janak left on bases Weimar Fayetteville 3 stolen Cernosek Pavlik Weimar time of HEFNER SEASON Tlie tomato market has closed for the present we with something like fifteen or more carloads shipped from A good many and ripe tomatoes still remain in the but lots of them are being disposed of locally and used for tomato Duerrs residence and outhouses are on the move this getting out of the way of the highway They were placed to the northeast of their former His filling station yet remains to be Hefner was able to get down town far a brief visit the first of the after being confined to his bed for several weeks He is still weak as a result of hts long but is recuperating slowlv but we are glad to We hope our good friend will soon be entirely County Allotted Six E CoimtT Wooien has accepted the appointment as cmmty chairman for the enlistment of comst boys for the CMTC to be Jieiti at Camp Bnllis begbming July 2rii closing Jtily Tlie has been allotteti six members of this in speaking of the move stated that be was pruod SMlsfc villJ the securing of this jrivflegefar some of oar sue wsifia do to Ms power to get I5ie pets isseregsed in case there were than The weelni and training felglil priced sy ansl tiiere ara ssere tlwn can ix It augijesift that ineasrj tie M mm b ttsse desir fog to fsrtfcftwte is the camp Ms In CMTC Camp Following arc some facts about this Ages 17 to 24 all expenses including railroad A rounded course of military and mental These camps are gret builders of character and civic The fundamentals of Jtfe are carefully laid before the young men and they have every opportunity during the thirtyday period for personal imThe purpose of the camps is to train the nations work and perpetuate its will Hold their heads high and take honored places in the community and wfeo wia spread ttie doctrine of democratic Americanism by their cisily For Weimar 1 Athletic letter awards for eighteen Weimar Wildcat gridsters arrive here it was today announced by Pullover gray sweaters with purple lettering will be presented to Weimar High fifteen of which are for llrststring men and three for a trio Lettermen slated to receive awards Include Lawrence Owen Bob ends George Roy guards Florian Steve Arnold tackles James Mickey center Hal Henry Cos James Hevwood Van Alstvne and Henry Reno Reserve squad sweaters will be School Lcttermen en to Lasrence Paul Bed Ammann and Clarence while Reuben basketball and tennis will be awarded a firststring Four iettermen for the 1935 Wildcat grid squad be unavailable because of graduation Coz Hajovsky and 35 Football Captain Weimar Highs football squad today named Roy threeyear grid as captain of the 1938 Wildcat grid who will graduate in is a member of Walls basket ball sauad and the Cat track Ten Iettermen return Jor the 1B3S autumn grid SEVERAL Lawrence son of Martin river had three front teeth knocked out a few dajs ago when a hoy carelessly swinging a struck him fair and square in the Lawrence is rather disfigured at but claims he is still in the of the governments g ant seaplanes sailed across the Pacific early Wednesday headed for Midway some 4000 The government is testing a number of these giant birds to see just what they can
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