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Bowie News (Newspaper) - June 23, 1950, Bowie, Texas 16 pages two sections i t Bothie excels with paid circulation coverage and Reader interest in four county Trade area. Quot your Home town and county newspaper volume , Texas Friday june 23, 1950 number 16 lading Al taut by Trout mrs. Trout and i attended the 71st annual convention of the Texas press association at fort Worth thursday Friday and saturday attended by 450 a serious Busy session. Following paragraphs include quotes and impressions. A National known economists political observers historians and other competent speakers a somehow All climaxed their messages in unusually serious Appeal for a spiritual Awakening to save America. Of # one remedy to decrease divorce evil a a enough together not too much a great writer from the Netherlands said a Eye Are so soon Oldt and so late a we Fly in air like Birds swim under water like fish. Now All we need to do is to walk like one reason a train is safer than an automobile did you Ever see an Engineer hugging the fireman Good will is tile desire of a satisfied customer to return to the place where he was Well treated. Governor Shivers told us a an informed people will keep our Baptist youth revival to begin sunday morning what promises to be one of the most interesting revival teams Ever to conduct a meeting in Bowie is that coming Here for the first Baptist Church annual youth revival which starts sunday june 25 and is to last one week. Belton Man is new Bowie superintendent Gordon Dorian Dick Wentworth Gordon d. Dorian and Dick Wentworth will do the preaching. Inspirational music will be led by Frank Boggs who has an unusual Bass voice and has a Way of arousing the congregation to new Heights in music appreciation and enjoyment. He is from Baylor University where he is band drum major and Honor Council president. The whole revival will be under general leadership of the pastor Rev. G. B. Bradshaw. Services will be held at to a. In. And 8 p. In. Each Day with the evening services on the Church Lawn. Wentworth graduated this year funds sought citizens for Complete Job 0f tomorrow of spraying it was a Happy reunion for these six Sisters saturday and sunday at the Home of one of them mrs. H. C. Jameson of Dowie the first time they cd been together since they were Small girls. Left to Richt first Row mrs. Neal Greene of scrip to lamps. Callie Riley mrs. H. D. Merrell of Shreveport Back Row mrs. Lee Adkins Minden la. Mrs. H. C. Jameson Bowie and mrs. J. P. Saunders of Shreveport. A Patterson studio at its directors meeting monday night the chamber of Commerce decided to push efforts for a follow up on the clean up it five this week urging everyone to clean up the property he owns or has leased and All Alley and vacant lot areas in town. Committees were working again this week for additional contributions to make possible As thorough spraying throughout the residential area As Well As in the business District. Funds will also be raised by a committee for expenses in staging the grape festival which will be held August 3. Full entertainment program announced for fourth picnic at a meeting of committees be an old fashioned political rally tuesday night a Complete program set up was made for the is announced big fourth of july picnic in Pelham Park sponsored by the with speaking by candidates it from 3 to 4 of clock an old time Medicine show will be a Independence Bell to Bing Mere wednesday plans have been completed for a program in Bowie at 1 30 . Next wednesday june 28, when the voice of american Liberty and Independence will ring from Baylor had two years in its Auxin Are a Andrj the . And u. Army fort Worth is i its Kux Illary. Home and he has done outstand ing work As a Young preacher. Dorians Home is new Orleans he is in Seminary and graduated in 1948 from Carson Newman College had interesting experience in a a i Christian boys Camp in new Lions club american legion and a.,again. Feature attraction with Home Tai a a. 4., u n j i Jit i i As a part in promotion of Sale ent having parts. Paddy Widlake 1 k. Will have charge of this feature. The plans Call for opening of t _ Junior athletic events will be at 4 o clock. From 5 to 6 an the Days Celebration with a nation free and a great and free press will keep our people in-1 m new formed a York and was pastor at Knox downtown Parade starting at to southwestern Baptist,.x.fiddlers contest is planned capris am from cloy auditorium with a a band horses vehicles and Vari a from 6 to 7 Ous entries that anyone who. §am0� possibly cares to May enter in keeping Bowie and Nocona. Of u. Savings Bonds a huge Bell replica of the old Independence Bell in Philadelphia will be brought to Bowie under direction of e. L. Covey Montague county savings Bonds chairman. If. Y. Up a woman has 16 Square feet of skin and keeping As much of it attractive As others can see makes the wheels go round for millions in business and Industry and employment of millions of bread winners. As luncheon guests of Swift amp company and what delicious steaks we were impressed with the tremendous part that great company has in helping provide a ready Market for our livestock which grow so Well in this area. We were guests of Amon Carter at River Oaks farm one evening. Amon told us he still a loves Bowie and told us of More interesting facts of his boyhood Here. His Star Telegram has the largest circulation in southwestern states. After seeing too persons die in the e Ottric chair reporter Reid of Huntsville item associated press representative there says he a opposed to capital punishment and sees More diligent need for attention to boys needing a Man s sympathy understanding and guidance As a greater prevention of crime. A while guests of the great con Vair company at their big Plant we Learned they Are tremendously busy�?14,000 employ yes building Many newest Type b-36 that can Fly and Man Euver fast at 45,-000 feet As no other aircraft can. Each ship equipped costs our government four million dollars. All former b-36s have been returned to the Plant for bring ing up to Date including jets for More Speed. A eighty per cent of All whose a driving licenses Are suspended due to alcoholism and 19 per cent y of All absenteeism in Industry due to same cause 65 million alcohol drinkers in u. S., and 42 per cent of traffic deaths in u. Do Tifft alcoholism. Only Way to Stop is not to take first drink it when a alcoholics amp Anonymous speaker who had lost two fortunes in Texas from drink before he Learned to cure himself. Ville tenn., two years. Another modern laying House at Johnson ranch work is being completed at Johnson poultry ranch on another 30x100 foot laying House with Concrete floors modern lighting and indirect heating and automatically air conditioned. This is the eighth building of this Type erected at the ranch housing hundreds of Johnson a Fine leghorn liens from which laying records Are made and Stock is selected. This building was erected by c. L. Craft construction company. Is scheduled a Between Ujj. Arrive Here at 1 30 on a special truck furnished by the with the occasion. Joe Hamner fourth of july fireworks in a. Ford motor company and depart is Parade chairman. J riot color will be staged just at 3 of clock. During that time an at the grounds from 11-12, after dark. J appropriate ceremony will be of will be a period of band music Square dancing on the Concrete served. And meeting of old friends in the floor in the Park will conclude Paddy Widlake american be Park where Many will bring j the Days program. J Gion commander will be master lunch and spread it picnic Fash-1 numerous Booths games and ceremonies h. I. Trout pub Ion from 12 to i of clock. J contests will provide a variety of Fisher of the Bowie news has from 2 to 3 of clock there will interest during the Day. Enlarged recreation program is announced for summer Claude Thompson accepts Job and will move soon Claude in Thompson of Belton has accepted a unanimous offer from the Bowie Board of education to become superintendent of schools Here. The election was made saturday night after he had been invited before tile Board and Thompson was Given a three year contract. About eighteen others bad applied for the place and Thompson was not suggested or urged by anyone locally an official of the Board said. The new superintendent has As a background what is described As a splendid educational foundation and sufficient years of experience and unusual accomplishments in the educational Field. To is 46, is married and has two children Kenneth age to and june age 5. He took two degrees from Baylor University Bachelor of arts and Bra Bachelor of business administration and then took his master of arts de arms not babies. Left to right i Gree from the University of Texas. Or. Thompson was born and reared in Bell county where he became superintendent of the Public school system at Belton five years ago and resigned a few Days ago for the purpose of who Are these distinguished looking ladies photographer while shopping in downtown. Bowie monday Arentt they All dressed up you they Are just 9 and 8 years old respectively would you Anc those Are charming dolls in their Elvina Winton daughter of or. And mrs. Luke Winton and Iris Nan Cozart daughter of or. And mrs. C. W. Cozart. The Bowie news editor a a persuaded them to face the camera for this photo. But in fewer years than is realized these Good natured Sweet taking additional work at the Little girls now so free and Happy will be citizens and perhaps homemakers of tomorrow. Farmers Cebu in stockholders get dividend checks University of Texas starting in september to secure his doctor of philosophy degree but hearing of the Lowde position he placed his application before the Board Here. During his superintendency at Belton the schools Nave had progressive development including an extensive modern building program now under Wray in continued on Page 5 been asked to deliver a Brief address appropriate for the occasion. A Large number of children As Well As adults Are urged to attend the ceremonies and see the Bell. The big truck will Park across the Street from the Post office in front of the Donald building. It will be met at the county line calves bring from Good grass the annual meeting of the Montague Farmers Coop was held monday june 19, at 8 p. M. Unusual Price in the City auditorium. During the business meeting i t was voted to change the Albert Ritchey of Chico in amendments and by Laws to Dowie wednesday to Deposit have to directors instead of seven Money from a cattle Sale he the vote was taken and Homer made was w Ell pleased with Jackson and Herman Husfeld growth he had on some Range were voted As new directors. The grown calves others directors include Joe one of the calves Only six Threadgill Louis Mcghee Bobby months old weighed 660 pounds Bob while motor new u. Tires dealer in Bowie Bob White motor company 410 West Wise Street is the new u. Tire dealer in Bowie now. School. Girls from 7 to 15 will the u. Line includes All sizes of tires for All needs cars trucks tractors and farm implements. And the makers advertise u. Tires As the Only a air ride tires and claim for them 60% More Safe Miles a a everlasting sidewalls and curb guard new grip and increased a stopping Power in the u. Royal masters. The u. Rubber company in building these tires used 20,000 j sales of Texas Cotton last year it is claimed. The Dowie youth Council softball games in addition to the planning committee with the j daily activities. Trips Are planned three full time directors met to Lake Bridgeport Lake Bowie and escorted by sheriff Jameson. Tuesday to plan the final six h. I. Trout ranch Foster ranch i Montague county is one of 871 Southland p. D. Kennedy and brought 28 cents a total of weeks of the summer recreation i and other recreation spots where counties in Texas that will be w. E. Bowen i $184.80. He paid $200 for the program. Large classes have been the youth May enjoy the out visited by this Bell chairman j dividend checks were issued cow and calf when it was Young Covey said and it will make its g-7 stockholders to the amount last Winter appearance in about 120 Texas of $126.00. This was the 1948 towns representing 85 to 90 per enjoying the daily creative Art i doors. Classes in the City auditorium j a Large group of adults met and big group of boys Are Par with or. Hill on tuesday night tic Pating in the play programs and organized their summer Art j cent of the states population. At the High school. Adrian Hill and ceramics class. Any adult or i Texas quota of Bonds in this is conducting the Art classes and i High school student May attend drive is $25,000,000 in series a m. L. Massey is conducting the the tuesday night Art and with the slogan a save for your group game activities at the High j Ceramic classes in the basement Independence buy u. Sav of the City auditorium. Adults in Ings begin a series of recreation a neighbouring communities Are also i the Bell is an exact duplicate Tivi ties with Mary Latham with j invited to take part in the ac-1 except the crack of the original All girls in that age bracket in Tivi ties. The classes Are free and Independence Bell which is still cited to meet at the City Audi-1 each member can choose her own preserved in Independence Hall thorium each morning to get a i phase of activity. At Philadelphia. The crack is schedule of activities. J members of the planning com simulated in the replica so that highlights of the proposed Mittee Are As follows Paul wb1 have the same a a voice of program will be picnics Field j Taliaferro mrs. Paul Donald 1c original old Liberty Bell and trips fishing rodeos casting i mrs. Wayne Coggins Joe derbys swimming trips Golf j Hamner George Wright Lee tournaments baseball games and i Dimock and Jess Parrish. Patronage refund. It was reported that sales for the 1949 fiscal year were $302,-000.00. Show Calendar Majestic Friday saturday june 23-24 a Frontier outpost plus second refreshments were served to j feature a the Wolf Hunters the group. Decatur to play Golf in Bowie sunday sunday monday june 25-26 a dear wife tuesday june 27 a once More my Darling wednesday thursday june 28 29 a a Pinky. Texan thursday Friday saturday 22-23-24 a Weelle Starr a 1 daughter plus second feature will be rung during the ceremonies. Decatur Golf men will come to Bowie to play Here sunday in a june match of Dowie men. A Large number Are expected a a return of Daniel Boone Sun to participate and much interest i Day monday june 25-26 a Irene is predicted. I Gadess. New discovery Between Park Springs and Bowie Here Are some of the charming girls of the Bowie High homemakers class who under direction of miss Sands teacher enjoyed an Outing at Quanah Parker Lake Oklahoma last week. Left to right Betty Jean Litsey june Hancock Betsy Collier Patty sue Harris and Jean Hancock. Dillard amp Walde Manre have made discovery for a new producer 1% Miles Northwest of Park Springs in their no. I b. F. Mckay and thursday were swabbing from conglomerate after running pipe to 6012. This discovery is expected to encourage other drilling soon in that Vicinity. John Hibdon of Park Springs owns a 200-acre tract adjoining the discovery site to the East on which an offset is due to be drilled probably soon. The new producer is about five Miles Southwest of Fruitland. Another discovery of interest masons and wives to enjoy Barbecue there will be a Barbecue feed and interesting program at Pelham Park this Friday evening for members of the Bowie masonic Lodge and their ladies. Rev. Charles Tucker pastor of first presbyterian Church will is Bluff Creek s new City of i deliver an address and a lot of Montague no. I. They drilled into the top of the pay at 5778, 20 feet higher than in the Naomia Jameson discovery Wildcat near it. Bottom of Hole for the Drill Stem test was 5798 feet and it shows 17 feet of saturated Strawn Sand and Hole stood 420 feet in 42-Gravity Oil no water. Left tool open 40 minutes and Oil was still rising when it was deemed advisable to close account of caving. It is probable they will continued on Page 8 Good Fellowship is expected to be enjoyed by All. It is an annual affair for local masons and their wives. Campbell says a thank you Quot for patronage Woody Campbell manager of the Trail drive in theatre says he greatly appreciates the a Fine patronage at opening of the Trail and is continuing work to make the place More attractive and convenient. It was a Happy time for Lions and their ladies of the Bowie club at the installation of officers at Pelham Park last Friday night when these past presidents posed with the new incoming president g. Doc Jackson. Left to right top Row Jackson Eldon Hill w. A. Brinkley Mark High Joe Hamner. Bottom Row Ike Parks Fred Hoeldtke Glenn Trout Harve Ratliff Liun Lovette and m. Posey. A Patterson studio

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