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Few items April 1937 Gainesville paper

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The Gainesville Weekly Register
Gainesville, Cooke Co., Texas

Thursday, April 1, 1937

Mrs. S. V. COX Dies
Mrs. SUSANNAH VIRGINIA COX, age 89, resident of Cooke County for 45 years, passed away Saturday evening at the home of her daughter Mrs. ANNA BUGG, one mile south of Gainesville. She had been ill for some time. Funeral services were conducted at the Whaley Memorial Methodist Church Monday after. Rev. EARL J. PATTON, the pastor, officiated, assisted by Rev. M. A. STOUT of Allen, former pastor of Mrs. Cox’s church and family friend. Burial was in Fairview cemetery arranged by G. J. Carroll and Son. Pallbearers were E. GIP FINNIE, WILLIAM ENDERBY, W. B. MCKINNEY, T. D. BLANTON, ABNER STEVENS, and GEORGE BUGG. Surviving Mrs. Cox are three children, Mrs. Bugg and J. L. COX of Gainesville, and J. D. COX of Chicago, Illinois; five grandchildren, Miss MACONA COX of Cleburne, JOHN COX of New York City, Miss LUCILLE COX of Sherman, TOM COX of Washington, D. C, and Miss FRANKIE BUGG of Daisetta; one great-granddaughter JUDITH COX of New York, and a brother LEWIS MINNICK of Eskridge, Kansas. Mrs. Cox was the former Miss SUSANNAH VIRGINIA MINNICK and was born Oct. 3, 1848 in Livingston County, Missouri. She married NATHAN T. COX on March 27, 1874 and came to Texas in November 1892, settling in the Melvin community where Mr. Cox farmed. Mr. Cox passes away March 20, 1924. Mrs. Cox joined the Presbyterian Church in early girlhood then affiliated with the Methodist Church in 1893, being a consecrated Christian and a faithful member during the remainder of her life.

JOE DILLARD, Sr., long time resident of Sivells Bend, was honored Sunday when his children entertained with a family reunion at his home. A dinner was served to Mr. and Mrs. R. L. MAYFIELD and son DOUGLAS and daughter Miss KATHRYN of Sivells Bend, Mr. and Mrs. H. O. CAPPS and son HUGH of Denver, Colorado; Mr. and Mrs. JACK DILLARD and son JACK BENNETT, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. MONROE, Mr. and Mrs. BILL ROBERTSON and sons BILLY and JIMMY, all of Marietta, Oklahoma; Mr. and Mrs. JOE DILLARD Jr. and sons WAYNE, JOE, and BILLY of Sivells Bend; Mrs. W. E. DAVIS of Clarendon, Mr. and Mrs. ARTHUR DILLARD and daughter Miss LETA of Wilson, Oklahoma, Mrs. JOHN H. JOHNSON, Misses BESS and MAE CLEMENTS and CARRIE REEVEs of Gainesville. All of Mr. Dillard’s seven children and all but two of his grandchildren attended.

Funeral services for RALPH DOSIER, age 60, brother of Miss EUNICE and ELMER DOSIER of Gainesville, were held at the Dosier home, 513 South Clements St., Wednesday afternoon, Rev. C.W. HARRISON of the Dixon Street Christian Church officiating. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. DONA DOSIER, and his sister and brother. Mr. Dosier was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. JAMES DOSIER of Gainesville and engaged in business here for many years before moving to Dallas, Wichita Falls then Austin where he resided the past nine years. He died of a heart attack in Austin Tuesday.

Mrs. John Micks, age 75, mother of Dr. W. W. MICKS of Gainesville, passed away at her home in Oakland, California, after an illness. Funeral services were held at Oakland Friday with burial there. Dr. Micks was unable to attend the funeral. Mrs. Micks had resided in Oakland 35 years. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. LOTTIE M. ANDERSON of Columbus, Nebraska and Mrs. JENNIE VAN DE HAAR of Oakland, and two sons, Dr. Micks and GERALD MICKS of Carbondale, Pennsylvania, and seven grandchildren. Mr. Micks died some years ago.

Mrs. S. M. Hilligoss of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, niece of Mrs. GRADY H. CULP of Gainesville, died Saturday morning in Cook’s Memorial hospital in Fort Worth, following an extended illness. Mr. and Mrs. Culp and children will go to Mt. Pleasant Sunday to attend funeral services which will be held there Sunday afternoon with burial in the city cemetery. Mrs. Hilligoss was born there. She is survived by her husband, two sisters, a brother and other relatives.

Funeral services were held at the Brooks Powell Funeral Home Saturday afternoon for Mrs. EMMA NEU ANOLD, age 41, wife of FRANK ARNOLD. Rev. BOB PRESTAGE officiated with burial at Fairview Cemetery. Mrs. Arnold died in Wichita Falls Friday morning. Surviving are her husband, a daughter Mrs. HELEN LOUISE MCCORKLE; two sons, W. J. and ARTHUR HERMAN; her mother Mrs. KATHARINE NEU (NEW?), two sisters Mrs. LILLIE INSEL and Mrs. BERTHA INSEL, and three brothers, HENRY, ALBERT and JOHN NEU. Mrs. Arnold was born May 20, 1895 in Greer Co., Texas and was married to Mr. Arnold May 28, 1916. She had since resided in this city.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon in the home of Mr. and Mrs. B. p. Garvey Sr., 215 South Morris St., for Benjamin P. Garvey III, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Garvey Jr. of Kaufman, Texas, who died at his home here Tuesday. The remains were brought overland by G. P. Carroll and Son of Gainesville. Rev. A. l. JORDAN of the First Baptist Church conducted the services with burial in Fairview Cemetery. Pallbearers were ROY BRAZELTON, HANS COOK, RAFE PIPER, TAYLOR LEWIS, PAUL YARBROUGH, and LEWIS MORRIS.

ELMER LEE WATKINS, 4 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. JOHN T. WATKINS, died at their home on North Dixon St., Tuesday afternoon of pneumonia following an illness of diphtheria. Funeral services were held at the Fairview Cemetery Wednesday afternoon. Rev. EARL J. PATTON of the Whaley Memorial Methodist Church officiated with burial arranged by G. J. Carroll and Son.

Nephew of Local Citizen Dead
ELBERT PASCHTAG of Galveston, nephew of Mr. and Mrs. HENRY PASCHTAG of Gainesville, passed away at his home Wednesday. Funeral services will be held there. He is survived by his wife, one son and one daughter. He was 28 years old and was employed by the Magnolia Refining Company. Influenza and pneumonia caused his death.

J. B. ARMSTRONG, Valley View Pioneer, Dies
JOHN B. ARMSTRONG, age 84, for 62 years a resident of Cooke County, passed away at his home in Valley View Wednesday evening after an extended period of ill health. Funeral services were held at the residence Thursday afternoon. Rev. TOM MURRAY of Dallas officiated, assisted by Elder J. H. CHISM of the Gainesville Church of Christ. Burial was in the Masonic Cemetery at Valley View. Pallbearers were WARRNE MCCUBBIN, WILLIE WYLIE, MORGAN BROWNING, EDGAR MURRELL, GEORGE SLINKER and JOHN MARTIN. Mr. Armstrong is survived by three daughters, Mrs. HENRY GARDNER and Miss ZELMA ARMSTRONG of Gainesville and Mrs. WALTER WYLIE of Valley View; three sons, ROY of New York City, BOYD of Denton and HOWARD of Valley View; six grandchildren, Miss ANGIE GARDNER of Gainesville, HENRY RAY, BILLIE JACK and DELORES WYLIE of Valley View, and KENNETH and ARNOLD ARMSTRONG of Denton. Mr. Armstrong was born October 21, 1852 in Dyersburg, Tennessee and moved to Cooke County 62 years ago, engaging in farming. Mrs. Armstrong passed away 15 years ago.

Enlisted in Army
EDGAR O. WILLIAMS, son of Mrs. ORA WILLIAMS of 302 ½ East California St., enlisted the U. S. Army through Sgt. JAMES LYNCH here. He has been assigned to the infantry at Fort Sam Houston, Several vacancies exist at this desirable post and Sgt. Lynch is at the post office to interview prospective soldiers.

Legal Records
Filed for divorce:

Marriage Licenses
L. T. GILBERT 21 of Gallup, New Mexico and NEIVEA VOREL 19 of Luther, Oklahoma.
STANLEY M. PATTERSON 28 of Gainesville and ALVINA CUMMINGS 23 of Mitchell, South Dakota.
MACK COLE 21 and AFTINA CROW 19 both of Muenster.
RAY THOMAS 21 and EFFIE SKINNER 19 both of Pilot Point.
D. G. PENDLETON 34 of Muenster and ARTINA WOMACK 23 of Gainesville.
GEORGE H. REESE 30 and VIOLET REITZ 25 both of Houston.
TOM BINFORD 20 and MARY RUTH RICHEY 20 both of Marysville.
J. B. STRICKLIN 24 of Myra and VRIGINIA JENNINGS 17 of Gainesville.

Marries in St. Jo
Rev. EARL J. PATTON was in St. Jo Sunday afternoon where he officiated with his brother, Rev. R. L.PATTON, at the wedding ceremony of their sister, Miss OLIVE NELL PATTON and ROBERT QUISENBERRY, both of Antelope.


Thursday, April 8, 1937

Legal Records
Filed for divorce: MARY MCWHIRTER vs W. O. MCWHIRTER.
Marriage Licenses:
FRED RUSSELL KEENER 23 and MARGARETTE NEWMAN 22 both of Gainesville.
DUFFY DAVIDSON 28 of Gainesville and MARY STARR 23 of Whitesboro.
A.L. NORTON 24 and FRANCES BLOUN 23 both of Gainesville.
JAKE HORN Jr. 25 of Muenster and LOUISA SCHUTZ 23 of Gainesville.
D. C. BERRY Jr. 26 of St. Jo and PAULINE HARPER 23 of Sanger.
W. C. GUNTER 28 and SARAH COBB 19 both of Oklahoma City.
EDGAR ALLEN 42 and ANNIE VAUGHN 32 both of Sherman, colored.

News of Our Rural Neighbors
Thackerville, April 1:
DAVID BEAZLEY of Thackerville and little granddaughter LEATRICE MARCENE GARRISON of Three Rivers returned from a month’s visit at Hollywood, California where they visited his daughter Mrs. RHEA HINSLEY and family.
FRANK COBB is home again after suffering a heart attack. His son MELVIN COBB and family arrived to be with him. Mr. and Mrs. FELIX COBB and children of Davis, Okla. are with Frank Cobb.
Miss LUCILLE LEFLORE, local commercial teacher, spent Easter with her parents at Oklahoma City.
Mrs. MARK GARRISON and little son of Three Rivers will visit her parents Mr. and Mrs. DAVID BEAZLEY. Little Leatrice Garrison will accompany her mother home.
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. HARRELL and baby of Lufkin are visiting her parents Mr. and Mrs. BRANT GRAHAM and family.
Miss WILMA MCLAUGHLIN was hostess for a shower honoring Mrs. LOISE MCLAUGHLIN.
A list of students at Thackerville high school who made the Oklahoma Honor Society for 1937 was announced by Mrs. PAT SMITH, high school principal. They are DELBERT HUDSON, FLORENCE CORRINE BRIGHAM, MAUREEN COBB, GERTRUDE MURRELL and MARIE WISEMAN. Honorable mention was given to ZERA GRAHAM, WINSTON HARRIS, RUTH BONDURANT, HOMER MCGILL, CLAUDE CRANDALL, URA LLOYD JOHNSON, JANE LIDDELL and ELIZABETH BETTIS.
Miss GERTRUDE PIPPIN and MARIE THOMPSON of Courtney spent last week with Pippin family.
Mr. and Mrs. DAVID BEAZLEY, son BYRON, and granddaughter Leatrice Garrison visited at Whitewright, Texas.
Mr. and Mr. INGRAM FOSTER announce the marriage of their daughter Miss RUTH FOSTER to JOE CLAYTON of Marietta, March 27. The wedding was performed in Madill by Elder BASIL SHILLING of the Madill Church of Christ. The bride, a member of the Thackerville sophomore class, will continue her studies. The groom is a young business man in Marietta.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. PETER and Mrs. A. O. TAYLOR of Oklahoma City directed the Love County Sunday School Convention that met in the high school auditorium.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. LATTIMER and Miss SADIE JONES of Marietta, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. DUGGAN of Loves Valley, C. L. BEATTY of Plainview, and J. L. COBURN of Marietta visited here.
Mr. and Mrs. HORACE GRAHAM and children, Mr. and Mrs. OSCAR MCGILL and family, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. MCDOUGAL and family attended a birthday dinner at the P. A. WAGGONER home south of Gainesville.
Mrs. J. R. WILKINSON and sons, ROBERT and FRANK, of Anthony, New Mexico, are visiting her daughter Mrs. NIG MORGAN, and Mrs. RALPH PEARSON and families. Mrs. CHARLIE WILKINSON , who has been ill for some time, is slowly improving at an El Paso hospital. The Wilkinsons were former residents of White Rose and moved to Anthony last November.

42 Years Ago
GEORGE H. RICE and Rev. J. W. SPLAWN went fishing on Red River.
Dr. and Mrs. J. E. GILCREEST entertained some friends with a progressive euchre party to honor their guests Mrs. FRED EGELHOFF of Dallas and Mrs. RUTLAND of Nashville.
County surveyor BRAZELTON caught his foot in some machinery at the artesian well yesterday and crushed it.
Mrs. C. NEWCOMB STEVENS entertained with a parlor concert for the benefit of St. Agnes Guild.
COLLIE SMITH will build a fine residence in East Gainesville.
Marriage licenses: S. W. STRADER and Miss BAKER PHILPOT; J. W. WARE and Miss NEVA GILAPSIE.
Miss ELLA DAVIS of Lebanon, Tennessee and Mrs. FANNIE EMLEY of Winchester, Tennessee are guests of their uncle, judge LINDSAY and family.
The funeral of J. W. WESLEY was held yesterday at the Baptist Church with Rev. HARRIS and Rev. SPLAWN officiating.
The Atheaacum club met at the Y.M.C.A. rooms last night. On the program were J. T. ADAMS, Prof. MARTIN, Miss LOUISE STONER and Mrs. JOSIE PYLE.
MATT JOY and GUS MCKEMIE left on business in Dallas.
WALTER BROWN and bride returned from a short trip and will make their home here where he is employed.
Elder HOMER T. WILSON will lecture at the Christian Church this week.
The state council of women of Texas are agitating to erect a women’s building at the state fair ground. A copy of their program contains the names of Mrs. C. C. HEMMING and Mrs. C. NEWCOMB STEVENS of Gainesville.

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon at Grand Avenue Baptist Church for RAYMOND E. SMITH, age 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. JOHN M. SMITH, of 605 North Taylor St., who died Thursday morning. Rev. H. MCBRIDE, pastor of the church, officiated, and burial at Fairview Cemetery was arranged by G. J. Carroll and Son. Pallbearers were MERLE and MARVIN SNELLGROVE, JUNIOR TROUP, FLOYD DAUGHTRY, LOUIS TURNER, and WARREN GROVE.

Infant Carroll
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. JOSEPH CARROLL of 1402 Eats California St., who passed away a few hours after birth, was buried in Fairview cemetery Friday afternoon. Rev. CLARENCE HAYDEN of Denton, rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church here, read the burial service.

Woodbine, April 7: Funeral services for IRA PRESTAGE, age 36, son of Mr. and Mrs. JOHN PRESTAGE, former residents of Woodbine now of Sadler, were held Monday afternoon at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. JOHN HAWKINS of Woodbine. Rev. W. E. MOORE of Custer City officiated with interment in the Nelson Grove cemetery. He leaves his wife, five children, his parents, one brother, and a host of relatives and friends. He resided at Sadler but had been ill several weeks in the Denison hospital.

Funeral services were held Sunday morning at St. Mary’s Catholic Church for Mrs. MARY COOK EWALD, age 82, resident of Gainesville for 40 years, who died at the sanitarium Friday night. Rev. J. P. BRADY of the church officiated, with burial at Fairview Cemetery directed by Brooks Powell Funeral Home. Mrs. Ewald is survived by a daughter, Mrs. ADA TUCKER of San Antonio, and a daughter-in-law, Mrs. JOHN EWALD of Temple. She was born at Mt. Arry, North Carolina and married JAMES EWALD, who passed away a number of years ago.

Mrs. LUCY EFFINGHAM POWELL, age 89, resident of Gainesville since 1922, died at the home of her son, RAYMOND E. POWELL, of North Commerce St., Tuesday. The remains were prepared by G. J. Carroll and Son and shipped to Mineola. Funeral services and interment were at Mineola. Mrs. Powell was born October 27, 1847 at Pleasant Hill, Alabama. She married W. O. S. POWELL and they came to Texas 67 years ago, being pioneer residents of Smith County. In 1922 they moved to Gainesville where Mr. Powell died three years ago. She was a member of the Baptist Church and Order of the Eastern Star. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. L. G. ADAMS of El Paso, and two sons, RAYMOND E. POWELL of Gainesville and SEYMOUR POWELL of Houston.

Muenster, April 7: Miss SUE WATTERSCHEID of Tishomingo, Oklahoma and JOHN J. WIELER of Muenster were married.

Miss Grimm and Mr. Gallagher
Miss HATTIE GRIMM of Dallas became the bride of JOHN GALLAGHER of Hereford, formerly of Gainesville, in rites read at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with Rev. JOHN F. BRADY, pastor of the church, officiating.

Thursday, April 15, 1937

Dallas, April 10: George H. Curry, age 79, pioneer resident and retired farmer of Gainesville, died yesterday in Baylor hospital after a week’s illness. Funeral services will be today in a funeral home chapel and burial in Oak Grove cemetery. Surviving are two sons, J. R. and W. L. CURRY of Gainesville, and four daughters, Mrs. A. D. WILLIAMS, Mrs. JERRY JESTER, Mrs. W. B. HANCOCK and Miss DOROTHY CURRY, all of Dallas.

Thackerville, Okla., April 10: Funeral services for FRANK D. COBB, age 55, prominent citizen here, who died Thursday, were held in the high school auditorium Friday, Rev. C. P. MANN, Methodist minister of Marietta, officiated, with Rev. D. H. HUDSON of Thackerville assisting. Burial was in Mt. Zion cemetery. Pallbearers were W. T. DUNSWORTH, PAT SMITH, ELMER HUDSON, TOM YOUNG, J. D. WISEMAN and HERMAN SMITH. Masonic lodge had charge of services at the grave. He is survived by his wife, two sons, MELVIN D. COBB of Three Rivers, Texas, and THEO COBB, grade school principal here; five daughters, Mrs. ELMO FOSTER, Mrs. RUFUS BOND, and Misses MAUREEN, RAYDIA GAYLE and PATSY COBB, all of Thackerville; his mother Mrs. ALICE JOBE of Thackerville; two sisters Mrs. LELA MCCANN of Thackerville and Mrs. MAE TURNER of Longview; and nine grandchildren. Mr. Cobb was born February 8, 1882 at Wheelock, Texas, son of Mr. and Mrs. ROLAND COBB. He came to Oklahoma in 1899, settling at Thackerville, and married Miss HATTIE GARRISON here Nov. 7, 1945. For many years he was prominent merchant and cattle dealer, owner of the Highway Garage. From statehood to 1933, he was a member of the Thackerville school board, an outstanding civic leader, Love County Democratic chairman, a Mason and a member of the Methodist Church since 1909,.

An illness of several months duration ended Sunday afternoon in the death of PHILLIP HENRY BEREND, age 59, well known Cooke County farmer. He passed away at his home six miles west of Gainesville, where he had resided the past eight years. He had lived at Muenster for a number of years prior to that. Funeral services were held at St. Peter’s Catholic Church at Lindsay Tuesday morning. Rev. JOHN NIGG, pastor, officiated and interment was directed by G. J. Carroll and Son. Mr. Berend was born at Berger, Missouri Sept. 24, 1877. At the age of 14, he came to Texas. In 1903 he married Miss MARIE ZIPPERER at Pilot Point and to them six children were born. EDWIN, a son, died when a small child. Mr. Berend was a successful farmer and livestock man. He was highly regarded, an exemplary Catholic, a member of St. Peter’s Verien, and a member of the Knights of Columbus, and took active part in church affairs. Surviving are his widow and five children, Mrs. JOE HAVERKAMP, EWALD and CHARLES BEREND, of Gainesville, LEONA and RAYMOND BEREND of Lindsay, five grandchildren, all of Gainesville, his mother Mrs. HENRY BEREND, two sisters Mrs. EMMA MICHOLEK and Miss VALVINA BEREND; four brothers, JOE, ISADORE and JOHN BEREND of Pilot Point and LOUIS BEREND of Sterling, Ohio.

Popular Couple Wed at Lindsay
In an impressive ceremony Tuesday morning, April 6, at St. Peter’s church at Lindsay, Miss LOUISE SCHMITS became the bride of JAKE HORN of Muenster.

School Teacher Married
The marriage of Mrs. OLLIE GREENE and JOHN H. TUGGLE was solemnized in the home of the bride in the Mountain Spring community. … Mrs. Tuggle is well known in Cooke County, principal of the Mountain Spring school.

JOHN CLEAVES, Former Local Citizen, Dies
JOHN CLEAVES, age 66, brother of the late Mrs. IDA SIMPSON of Gainesville and former local citizen of Gainesville, passed away at his home in Aurora, Colorado, suburb of Denver Tuesday morning. He was a former Gainesville resident and postmaster of Aurora at time of his death. WILLIAM C. SIMPSON, a nephew, left for Aurora to attend the services. Mr. Cleaves is survived by his wife, Mrs. LYDIA CLEAVES, one daughter Miss CATHERINE CLEAVES; three sisters, Mrs. M. C. TALBOT and Miss SARA CLEAVES of New York, Mrs. J. F. MAHONEY of Los Angeles, California, and seven nephews, including William Simpson of Gainesville, and JOHN SIMPSON of Ardmore, Okla. Mr. Cleaves was born in Gainesville, son of the late FRANK and DALLAS CLEAVES, pioneer citizens. He left Gainesville many years ago and was associated with the Continental Oil Company for many years before his retirement. He visited his sister Mrs. Simpson here early last fall then returned later to attend her funeral. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church.

St. Jo, April 13: Funeral services for A. G. BRANDON, age 64, were held at the Church of Christ in St. Jo Monday afternoon. Elder JOHN T. RAYMOND, pastor, officiated. Interment was in Mountain Park cemetery arranged by C. H. DUNBAR. Mrs. Brandon died in a hospital at Bowie Sunday, having been taken there after a year illness. Prior to being stricken, he was a night watchman for four years. He was born in Mississippi Nov. 22, 1872. He married Mrs. MOLLIE REED several years ago. He was a member of the Church of Christ. Surviving are his widow, one daughter Mrs. FRANCES BROWN of Corpus Christi; three sons, DALLAS BRANDON of Whitesboro, ODIS BRANDON of Marietta, Oklahoma, WALTER BRANDON of Corpus Christi, one grandchild, and a brother, E. L. BRANDON of Winters, Texas.

F. J. TURBENBACL vs LAWRENCE SCHUMACHER, suit on note and foreclosure.
Criminal: States vs LAURA BENNETT, simple assault.
Marriage Licenses
M. E. WILLIS of Bryan, Okla., and FERNE ZINNECKER 21 of Durant, Okla.
W. F. JOHNSON 25 of Gainesville and LORENE WILLIAMS 19 of Azle.
R. V. ZACKERY 23 of Denton and EMMALINE DENNIS 17 of Denton.
JOHN P. GALLAGHER 36 of Hereford and HATTIE GRIMM 34 of Dallas.
HORACE T. TRAY 21 OF Wellington and GRACE LEONA ATTEBERRY 18 of Marysville.
JAMES BOYCE BROOKS 35 of Gainesville and RUTH MARIE JONES 23 of Itasca.
J. W. MCCLINTON Jr 19 of Gainesville and INA IRENE MULLINS 18 of Olney.
JAMES A. REEVES 36 of Kansas and LUCILLE POWELL of Bradley, Okla.
J. H. TUGGLE 30 of Myra and OLLIE GREEN 30 of Pilot Point.
STEPHEN BROWN, 42 and MYRTLE DUGANS 28, both of Dallas and colored.

Bulcher, April 12:
Mr. and Mrs. S. D. MILLER and sons WILLIAM and JIMMIE were guests of her mother Mrs. W. LYONS and sons at Illinois Bend.
Mrs. JIM DAVIDSON is visiting her daughter Mr. and Mrs. MAX CHESTER in Oklahoma.
Mrs. I. F. ETHREDGE, Mrs. J. T. DURHAM, and Rev. E. W. ETHREDGE of Dallas visited their sister and daughter Mr. and Mrs. LEE JETTON. Mrs. I. T. Ethredge will remain for an extended visit.
Mr. and Mrs. CHARLES POND and son of Valley View visited here then Mrs. S. H. POND accompanied them home for a visit.
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. PICKETT and children and VELMA TUCKER visited Mr. and Mrs. HUBERT BRIDGES at Gainesville.
Mr. and Mrs. HERMAN RITCHEY and baby of Hickman were guests of his sister Mr. and Mrs. O. H. DENNIS.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. POND and children, R. H., DALE and JOYCE visited his uncle Mr. and Mrs. CHARLES POND and family at Valley View. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. CECIL WELCH and baby WANDA LOU of Gainesville. Mrs. S. H. Pond returned with them for a visit.
DOROTHY and VIRA ROMINE visited the E. L. MILLS family at Nocona.
Mr. and Mrs. DOCK HUDSON visited her parents Mr. and Mrs. E. L. MILLS at Nocona.
Miss ORA ADMIRE visited her parents at Nocona.
Mr. and Mrs. I. G. GARRISON and family visited in Dallas.
SHIRLEY MAE PHILLIPS entertained some young folks with a party at her home: EDWARD BATEMAN, VIRA ROMINE, EARL RAY GARRISON, JOHN WILLIAM NEWBY, JAMES ATTEBERRY, and the hostess with her parents Mr. and Mrs. W. E. PHILLIPS.
Miss GRACE ATTEBERRY, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. JIMMIE ATTEBERRY of Bulcher, and HORACE RAY, son of Mr. and Mrs. LEONARD RAY, were married Monday evening in Gainesville. They will live at Wellington where he is employed.

Greenwood, April 13:
CLINTON KINGSLEY and J. O. ATKINS were at Sanger.
CHARLES RHINE attended the funeral of his aunt Mrs. LIZA BATTIS COOKER at Krum.
Mr. and Mrs. JOHN BURNS of Fort Worth visited Mr. and Mrs. JOHN FERGUSON.
BRYAN STONE is at Tatum, Texas on business.
Mrs. B. CHISM attended the funeral of her mother in Johnson County last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. AUDIE WASHBURN of Decatur spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. T. P,. FOSTER.
EVA FAY ATKINS broke her collarbone while playing at school.
WILLARD BRYAN of Fort Worth visited home folks.
Mr. and Mrs. ARVIS BURCHARD, Mr. and Mrs. AUSTIN BURCHARD, and GEORGE BURCHARD attended the funeral of their niece Miss MILDRED DUKE at Apache, Oklahoma Tuesday.
C. L. BRYAN is remodeling his house.
Miss ELOISE MAULDIN of Denton visited homefolks.
GEORGE FOSTER of the Sycamour /Sycmore community lost his house by fire.
Mrs. LIZZIE SUMMERS of the Rush Creek community visited Mrs. M. A. BATEN.
PETYTON GRIFFITH and family of Breckenridge visited relatives here.
ALBERT SMITH of Brumlow community was here.
CHESTER HYDE and family of Cleburne, Mr. and Mrs. OTHA FUQUA of Port Arthur and Mrs. ANDREW LAMAR of Decatur visited in the home of CLARENCE LAMAR Sunday.
GARLAND ELLIOTT of Vernon was here.
Mr. and Mrs. LAURENCE DUKE of Apache, Oklahoma are visiting relatives here.
WILL PATTON of Decatur visited the W. A. MAULDIN home.

Thackerville, April 12:
Those attending the FRANK COBB funeral here from out-of-town were: Mr. and Mrs. JOHN DENNIS, Mr. and Mrs. GRADY ALDREDGE, Mr. and Mrs. FRANK BARNETT and Miss ERMA DENNIS of Gainesville, TOM YOUNG of Davis, Mr. and Mrs. FELIX COBB and children of Davis, Mrs. MAE TURNER of Longview, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. ROBERSON of Ardmore, Mr. and Mrs. MARK GARRISON and family of Three Rivers, Texas, and WILLARD JOHNSON of Lawton.
Mrs. R. B. MCELYEA is visiting relatives in Fort Worth.
Mrs. CLEO BRUSH is recovering from scarlet fever.
The White Rose school closed this week after an eight months term.
Mr. and Mrs. ERDINE BRIGHAM and ARVARD and DOROTHY WILSON of Fort Worth were guests of the R. B. MCELYEA home.
Mr. and Mrs. OTTO HARRIS of Hobart, Oklahoma were here.
Mr. and Mrs. PAT SMITH are in Mannsville where her mother Mrs. W. B. RANDOLPH is ill with pneumonia.
RALPH WISEMAN and LESLIE CHAMBERS returned from a business trip in South Texas.

Sivells Bend, April 14:
Mr. and Mrs. HUGH HAMILTON of Gainesville visited the home of Mrs. KATE ALLEN Sunday.
Mrs. W. N. MCKAY returned from Dallas where she went for medical help.
Mr. and Mrs. JACK DILLARD of Marietta spent Sunday with his father JOE DILLARD.
Mr. and Mrs. GEORGE MIDKIFF of Gainesville visited Mrs. ANNA HOWELL.
Mrs. DORA BAUGH returned from Waco where her sister is ill.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. MORRISON returned from Whaley Chapel where he was ill with measles.
W. O. DAVIS of Gainesville visited the WILLARD RUSSELL home Sunday.
W. C. JOHNSON of Wolf City is here to visit his parents Mr. and Mrs. R. E. JOHNSON.

Reed, April 14:
W. B. FRANCIS and FRED MALONE of Spur were guests of R. W. TREW Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. HORACE TREW, Mrs. CHARLES ENDERBY, Mrs. MARY MAY and Miss NORA JANE MAY visited the R. W. TREW oil field.
Mrs. GEORGE PERDUE and daughters REINA and WILLIE of San Antonio visited Mrs. M. A. REED and family.
Mr. and Mrs. JIM PILGRIM and Mrs. THOMAS CAULDWELL of Myra visited Mr. and Mrs. WALTER REED.
Mr. and Mrs. FRED MCTAGGART of Myra visited with Mr. and Mrs. GEORGE REED.

Hood, April 12:
Mr. and Mrs. R. FAVORS and son WILFRED visited his mother and other relatives at Whitesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. DOYLE DEE and baby visited Mr. and Mrs. BUD KIRKPATRICK and family at Gunter.
Mr. and Mrs. OSCAR PERRYMAN and family returned from a visit with his mother who has been critically ill with pneumonia at her home in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
Miss LILLIE PERRYMAN of Mrya presented a play here at the school auditorium.
Mr. and Mrs. ARCH PERRYMAN and children FLOYD and DELORES and WILL RASURE of Shawnee, Oklahoma. Mr. and Mrs. CALEF RASURE of Sivells Bend were guests of the OSCAR PERRYMAN family.
Mr. and Mrs. T. F. BEALL of Sanger visited Mr. and Mrs. A. H. GORDON.
Mrs. PONDER of Ardmore, Oklahoma visited her daughter Mrs. J. W. BENTLEY and family.
Mrs. CHARLES MORRISON and son CHARLES are visiting her husband in Dequency, Louisiana this week.
E.A. FELKER had business in Dallas.
Mr. and Mrs. STAN HARRELL were in Dallas.


17 Youths Leave for Arizona Camp
Seventeen Cooke County youths left from Sherman for Arizona where they were assigned to a Civilian Conservation Corps camp for service. They are: RANDALL FREEMAN of 1630 East Belcher; ROBERT GRAY of Route 4 Gainesville; JAMES PHILLIPS of Route 2 Gainesville, JOHN SMITH of 615 Potter St., DAVID MORRISON of Route 2 St. Jo, JACK EDMONDSON of Route 1 Maryville, GEORGE COLLINS of Denison St., OGAN COMER of Route 2 Maryville, MARVIN THOMPSON of 602 North Ritchie; JAMES CHAPMAN of Route 3 Gainesville, AUSTIN BILBREY of Route 1 Marysville, DEVER BACCUS of Sivells Bend, ALFRED ALEXANDER of Route 1 Collinsville, WILLIAM BOGGS of Route 1 Pilot Point, OSCAR REEVES of St. Jo, JAMES SEGER and WILLIAM ARNOLD of Route 4 Gainesville.

Thursday, April 23, 1937

Oklahoma Boy Shot to Death
EDGAR SHAFFER, 11 year old son of Rev. and Mrs. JESS SHAFFER of Thackerville, Oklahoma, died in a Gainesville hospital Tuesday morning of a bullet wound in the stomach, accidentally inflected by a cousin, DAN SHAFFER, age 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. PAUL SHAFFER of Thackerville. The boys left on a rabbit hunt after school Monday and when a rabbit jumped up unexpectedly, Dan wheeled to shoot it and in the excitement, shot his cousin. Edgar was rushed here for treatment. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Thackerville high school auditorium with burial in the Thackerville cemetery. Edgar is survived by his parents, one sister, and two brothers. His father Jess Shaffer is a well known Methodist minister and his grandfather is a retired Methodist minister.

Sanger Citizen Honored
J. T. CHAMBERS of Sanger was honored Sunday evening when Mr. and Mrs. J. E. DOUGLASS and Dr. and Mrs. LEROY RICE entertained at the Douglas home in honor of his 87th birthday.

Joins the U. S. Army
WILLIE C. MCINTOSH, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. M. MCINTOSH of Route 1 Dexter, enlisted in the U. S. Army and assigned to the infantry at Fort Francis E. Warren in Wyoming.

Muenster, April 21: JOHAN THEODORE WIESMANN, one of the pioneer and highly respected citizens of Cooke County, passed away at his home in Muenster Tuesday, following an illness of several months of heart trouble. Mr. Wiesmann was born in Bork, Germany in what was known as Muenster land, on July 7, 1864. He came to this country in 1889 and in company with his brother, settled in western part of Cooke County, then a just a prairie. The town of Muenster was named by them. He was married to Miss ANNA FLUSCHE in 1891 and ten children were born of their union, all of them surviving, as is his wife. They are CARL, AUGUST, and Mrs. A. H. LUEB of Carlsbad, New Mexico, FRANK, TONY and Mesdames JOHN HAVERKAMP and ALOIS FLEITMAN of Muenster, THEODORE of Gainesville, Miss MARY WIESMANN of Fort Worth, and Sister ANN THEODORE of San Antonio. Funeral services will be held Friday morning in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Muenster with Rev. FROWIN officiating. Interment will be directed by G. J. Carroll and Son of Gainesville.

Gasoline Blast Kills a Fireman
Borger, Texas, April 21: An explosion of a huge gasoline tank of the Danube refinery last night killed FRANK SWAFFORD, about 40, a fireman and yard helper.

Funeral services for FRANK KEEL, age 41, who died in a hospital Friday afternoon, were held in the home of his sister, Mrs. J. T. WHITESIDE in Denton Sunday afternoon. Brooks Powell Funeral Home had charge. Mr. Keel was a native of Era, but moved to Gainesville from Denton where he had long resided, about a year ago. Mr. Keel is survived by his wife, a brother HUGH KEEL of Denton and his sister. He was in the insurance business here. Mr. Keel and Miss SELINA TURNER were married in Denton 1921. He was employed by the Denton County National Bank for six years then later in the insurance business. Mr. Keel served for seven months in France with the 36th Division of the A.E.F. during the world war and members of the Arthur McNitsky Post of the American Legion served as pallbearers.

Mr. and Mrs. WILSON A. GILBERT and her brother A. C. SMITH left Saturday for Ajo, Arizona where their brother ED SMITH had passed away. Mr. Smith will be buried at Ajo.

Mrs. F. E. Yarbrough
St. Jo, April 20: Mrs. FRANCES ELIZABETH YARBROUGH, age 71, died at the home of her mother, Mrs. MARY BLANKENSHIP, of Forrestburg Sunday night. Funeral services were held at the Forestburg Methodist Church Monday afternoon with Elder GREEN SUTTON of Prairie Point officiating. Interment in the Perryman Cemetery was directed by C. H. Dunbar of St. Jo. Pallbearers: G. H. KUYKENDALL, PARK STEADHAM, LEVI PARKHILL, PRICE HEDGEPATH, JIM PERRYMAN and CHARLES MOORE. She was born in Montague County June 15, 1865. She married J. W. HUCKABY in 1884 and ROBERT YARBROUGH in 1907. Mr. Yarbrough died some years ago. She was a member of the Nazarene Church. Surviving are her mother, a daughter Mrs. STELLAH MCLAIN of Healdton, Oklahoma, two sons, LLOYD and LEE HUCKABY of California, 16 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. SARAH AN SPARKMAN DOUGLASS, age 85, who died at her home, 723 South Dixon, Monday were held at the Brooks Powell Funeral chapel Wednesday morning with Elder J. H. CHISM of the Church of Christ officiating. Burial was in Fairview cemetery. Pallbearers were FLOYD TUDOR, BILL SIMPSON, LETCH MORTER, CHARLES W. SIMS, JOHN OWENS, Mr. CLARK, ARTHUR HATCHER, and SAM HIRE of Era. Mrs. Douglass was a native of Tennessee and lived in Texas 65 years.

Mrs. BARBARA MARGARET BROWN, age 72, mother of Mrs. M. L. PENNEY of Gainesville, passed away at her daughter’s home Monday evening. The body was prepared by Brooks Powell Funeral Home and will be taken to Milburn, Oklahoma where funeral services will be held in the Methodist Church Wednesday afternoon, Rev. E. G. PENNINGTON of Gainesville will officiate, with burial there. Grandsons will be pallbearers. Mrs. Brown is survived by her daughters, Mrs. Penney and Mrs. LOLA EARHART of Milburn; three sons, E. C. HALEY of Milburn, J. F. HALEY of Drumwright, Okla., and R. T. BROWN of Fort Worth, and a number of grandchildren. Mrs. Brown was born march 17, 1865 in Troy, Missouri, daughter of W. F. and MARLYNA HARVEY GARRISON. She came to Texas in 1880 and married JOHN HALEY here in 1884. She married Mr. Brown in 1905. She moved to Milburn where she lived until 1934 when she came to live with her daughter Mrs. Penney. Mrs. Brown was a devout member of the Methodist Church since childhood.

Muenster, April 21: Funeral services for RICHARD WALTERSCHEID, two year old son of Mr. and Mr. FRANK WALTERSCHEID, were held Saturday afternoon from Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Rev. FROWLIN, pastor, officiating. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery. The baby died in Gainesville hospital following a two weeks illness with pneumonia. He is survived by his parents and three brothers.

Mrs. ELIZABETH MOON and M. D. ALAGOOD were united in marriage Sunday afternoon in the home of the bride’s sister, Mrs. J. E. SCRUGGS, on North Denton St. They will live at 515 North Throckmorton.

J. C. FARR of Oak Valley community and Miss THELMA V. C. WOOTEN of Gainesville were united in marriage Saturday evening in the home of Rev. and Mrs. C. M. THOMAS with Rev. THOMAS officiating. Miss MARDELL RUSSOM was her attendant and ROBERT FARR was best man. They will live in Gainesville.

Local Personals
From Friday: Mrs. W. W. FARR and STERLING PEMBERTON returned from Edinburg where his sister and her daughter-in-law, Mrs. MILO FARR, is seriously ill. They were accompanied by Mrs. G. W. PEMBERTON, mother of Mrs. Farr, who remained to be with her daughter.
Dr. EUGENE SMITH announces the birth of a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. C. T. BRYANT of Route 1 Valley View, Tuesday, April 13.
H. E. BERTRAM, local insurance man, got a blood transfusion at the hospital. He has been in failing health for some time.
From Saturday: J. N. JONES of 1121 Witherspoon , reported the theft of an auto battery.
Fire marshal JOHN MCCARTY was able to sit up after being ill several days.
Mr. and Mrs. EBEN JUNKIN and children Eben Jr., and BETTYE, of Wichita Falls visited her parents Mr. and Mrs. GIVEN W. BRADLEY.
Mrs. EDGAR TURNER of Enid, Oklahoma visited her brother JOE WHEELER and Mrs. Wheeler.
Mr. and Mrs. HENRY SEAMAN of Fort Smith, Arkansas came to be with his brother, W. S. SEAMAN, who is in critical condition.

Greenwood, April 19:
Mr. and Mrs. RAYMOND ROAK of Fort Worth were here.
Mrs. FLOYD CLIFTON of Decatur was here.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. SHORT Of Perryington are visiting Mrs. J. W. ROBDEN before returning home. They spent the winter at Mineral Wells.
ELBERT BROWN, wife and daughter were at Decatur.
WINBURN and J. A. BALEN were in Turkey, Texas.
Mr. and Mrs. FLOYD LAYTON of Borger was here.
LEE HALL visited in the Boliver oil field.
WELDON CHISM has established a milk route here and hauls milk to Gainesville.
Mr. and Mrs. CECIL SELLERS of Leo were here.

City Briefs
Enlist in Army
Two young county men, GEORGE C. DODSON, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. DODSON of Whitesboro, and MARVIN TALBOT, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. TALBOT of Route 4 Gainesville, enlisted in the U. S. Army. Dodson was sent to Fort Sam Houston and Talbot to Fort Warren, Wyoming.

Thursday, April 29, 1937

Services for Early Day Ranger
Valley View, April 24: Funeral services of a life-long Cooke County resident, J. F. CLEMENT, age 86, were held in the Era Methodist Church Wednesday afternoon by Rev. W. E. HAND and Rev. W. H. VAIL of here. Burial in the Rosston Cemetery was directed by J. L. LEAZER. Mr. Clement was born November 22, 1850 in Pilot Point and passed away Tuesday after being in ill health several years. He was married to Miss SARAH PHILLIPS 62 years ago and since her death in January 24, 1911, he made his home with the children. To this union nine children were born, seven of whom survive. They are W. A. CLEMENT of Thackerville, Oklahoma; Mrs. MAGGIE LEE JONES and ED F. CLEMENT of Fort Worth, Mrs. PEARL WAGGONER of Sanger, PUVISS and L. Z. CLEMENT of Fort Worth, and ERNEST CLEMENT of Valley View. Some 56 years ago, Mr. Clement joined the Methodist Church and remained a faithful member, serving as superintendent and song leader in the Era community. In his early days, Mr. Clement was a state ranger and cowboy, driving many herds over the Chisholm Trail. He was held in high esteem by many friends. Pallbearers: EVERETT CLEMENT, PAUL WAGGONER, REX WAGGONER, ERENST CLEMETN Jr., AUBREY JONES and J. W. JONES.

JOSEPH HURT, age 79, father of Mrs. ARCH MCDONALD of Muenster, died at his home in Ardmore, Oklahoma, Wednesday morning, and funeral services were held there with Rev. C. E. WILBANKS of the First Baptist Church officiating. Burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery. Mr. Hurst is survived by his wife, Mrs. KETURAH HURST, one brother SMITH HURST, and two daughters Mrs. McDonald and Mrs. W. M. SIMPSON of Ardmore, a sister Mrs. GEORGE JOHNSON of Marion, Kentucky, and nine grandchildren.

Mrs. H. J. BROOKS, age 77, mother of HARRY and CLAY BROOKS of Gainesville, died at her home north of Whitesboro Friday morning following a critical illness of about two weeks. She had been in ill health for years. Funeral services will be held at the residence Saturday afternoon with Rev. JOE EVERHEART of the Presbyterian Church at Kerens, Texas, officiating with burial in the Dixie Cemetery directed by G. T. SUMMY of Whitesboro. Six grandsons will act as pallbearers. Mrs. Brooks is survived by four sons, HARRY and CLAY BROOKS of Gainesville, ROY BROOKS of Whitesboro, and C. J. BROOKS of El Paso; six daughters, Mesdames DOE JENNINGS of Hillsboro, I L. DAVIS of Dallas, JOE MCCORMICK of Roby, L. I. JUDD , GEORGE HALL and MYRTLE KELLY of Whitesboro and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mrs. Brooks was born April 21, 1860 at Horse Cave, Kentucky, and married Mr. Brooks 45 years ago in Kentucky, coming to Grayson County soon afternoon. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Whitesboro.

Funeral services for Mrs. MARGARET KATHMAN, age 45, who died at her home, 409 North Throckmorton, Friday, were held in Saturday afternoon at the residence. Rev. F. MOSELEY of the Southern Presbyterian Church officiated. Burial was in the cemetery at Thackerville, Okla. directed by G. J. Carroll and Son. Mrs. Kathman is survived by her husband, HERMAN KATHMAN, a son DANILE HANEY, a daughter Miss VIRGINIA CRUMP, and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. GIBSON. She was born in Paris, Texas July 16, 1891.

Marysville, April 26: Mrs. MARY MINERVAL ABEL, age 75, died at her farm home three and a half miles northwest of here Sunday morning. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Shiloh Baptist Church, Rev. CHARLES A. COX of Collinsville officiated with burial in the Shiloh cemetery. Surviving are her husband, TOM ABEL; two stepsons, BEN ABLE of Marysville and JIM ABEL of Perry… (cut off). She married Mr. Abel 30 years ago. She was a devoted Christian mother and a member of the Baptist Church since childhood.

Funeral services were held at Walnut Bend cemetery Monday afternoon for LILLIAN O. MOZINGO, age 14, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Z. MOZINO of the Walnut Bend community, who died Sunday of pneumonia. G. J. Carroll and Son had charge.

Thackerville has Commencement

ETHEL KIDD vs TED KIDD, divorce.
Marriage Licenses:
THURMAN BOONE 20 and OLETA SUTTON 18 of Gainesville.
WACO PRICE 23 of Sanger and EMMA BELL RILEY 15 of Gainesville.
M. R. ALAGOOD 71 and Mrs. ELIZABETH MOON 48 of Gainesville.
R. D. MEEK 21 and DOROTHY SKAGGS of Gainesville.
LESTER SAWYER 25 o and ROSE CRAVENS 21 of Whitesboro.

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