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24 Oct 1935

Source:  Burnet Bulletin, 24 Oct 1935
transcribed by JoAnn Myers, Sept 2008

Briggs News.
Saturday afternoon, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Wade entertained with a birthday for  Harrell Williams and K. Cloud on their 2 anniversaries.  After various games were played and the gifts were opened, ice cream and cake were served to the following: 
  • T. M. Williams and children, Hal and Tommie Catherine, of Florence,
  • Sallye Lester and daughter Patsy,
  • H. B. Harton and children, Edwinta and Harold,
  • J. C. Williams and daughter, Cathryn,
  • L. E. Baker and daughter, Dorothy,
  • A. B. Moore and children, Juanell, Donald Ray, Deloris and Peggy Jean,
  • W. A. Nichols,
  •  L. S. Skaggs,
  • Andy Wright and daughter, La Varil,
  • J. A. Nichols and daughter, La Juan,
  • John M. Smith and son, James David,
  • Misses Celia Williams, Nelda and Ruth Cloud
and the honorees.

Miss Ethel Davis who has been working in Dallas returned home for a visit.

Mrs. J. M. Cehand accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Milam and daughter, Mary Alice of Austin to Galveston where Mary Alice will enter a hospital for treatment.

Mrs. Vera Horn was the Friday night guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Dillingham and family.

Mrs. Jack Stiles has entered a Temple hospital.

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Smith and daughter and Mr. and Mrs. R. N. Gray of Bertram,  Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Dillingham and Mr. And Mrs. L. S. Skaggs were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Skaggs.

Taylor Smith Jr. is visiting relatives in Sweetwater.     

Rattlesnake Bites 50 Percent Fatal

Jones-Manor Funeral Home
Burnet Texas
Fast, Safe, Ambulance Service
Licensed Embalmers and Funeral Directors
Phone 229

Charles David Barton
Burnet County Landmark
Called by Death

Burnet Defeats Llano by 26 to 6

Payne-Brown Rites held at Twilight

Georgetown, Oct 19.  The marriage of Miss Mary Elizabeth Brown, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don W. Brown, to Mr. Harvey Payne, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Payne of Hutto took place in a twilight wedding...[more in article]
The Guthrie Howell 5c to $5.00 Store advertises:

Ladies Full fashion chiffon hose, new Fall shades, pair, 79c

No 2 Heavy Galvanized Wash Tub:  39c

Shot Gun Shells, Winchester Smokeless, box:  59c

Linoleum:  per square yard -- 39c

Mr. and Mrs. Lyman Chamberlain from Falfurrias are visiting their son, Del Chamberlain and family.  Both Mr. and Mrs. Chamberlain were born and reared in Burnet and their many old-time friends are always glad to see them.

Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Craddock, Miss Annie Ruth Nagiller, and Mr. Reuben Fagen visited in San Antonio last Sunday.

Mrs. Thad Glimp
from Adamsville joined her husband at this place Sunday and visited relatives.  Mr. Glimp has been assisting his brother Donald in the erection of his residence on South Main street.

Miss Evylin Henick
who spent last week in Burnet on account of the illness of her father, R. A. Renick, returned Friday to her home in Ft. Worth.  The Bulletin is very glad to state that Mr. Renick is about straight again.

Leo Humphrey
and two sons from Indiana were in this section last week visiting relatives and friends.  Mr. Humphrey was born and reared in Burnet county, and is a son of  Mr. and Mrs. William Humphrey, deceased.  His old time friends were glad to meet him again.

Mr. and Mrs. Amos Jenkins
and family have moved to Burnet from the Lake Victor section and occupy the property on Highway 66 immediately west of the public square that they purchased some time ago from the Lampman estate.  They are splendid people and will be an asset to our little city.

Mr. Powell Harris
from Dallas, with the Reconstruction Finance Corporation has been in Burnet for the past several days on business connected with the Burnet National Bank.

Mrs. Dock Maxwell
returned Tuesday from Arcadia, Texas, where she attended the Golden Wedding anniversary of her sister, Mrs. R. C. Beaver and Mr. Beaver.  She also visited Houston, Galveston and Texas City.  Mrs. Maxwell says she enjoyed looking at the wide expanses of water and the big ships, but that when she got home, Burnet looked the best place in the world to her.
Local News.
Isaac Newman was a visitor to Such Antonio last Sunday.

Dale Corker spent last weekend with his father and mother in Houston.

Free crankcase Service --Humble Service Station.

Forrest Chamberlain has been a business visitor in Austin for the past several days.

House for rent and land for sale --  R. S. Bowden, Burnet, Texas.

Mr. and Mrs. Conrad Fuchs are in the western part of the State on business.  Mr. Fuchs is a cotton buyer.

One furnished and one unfurnished apartment for rent. -- Mrs. A. F. Shilling.

Miss Ramona Stricklan
visited her home folks in Marble Falls during the weekend.

Senator Wirts of Austin, was a business visitor in Burnet last Sunday.     

Fred Pabst from Junction, was a visitor to Burnet last Sunday.  He is engaged successfully in farming.

Mrs. Alexander of Lampasas is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Bailey Rogers.  She is Mrs. Rogers' grandmother.

Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Burton are the proud parents of a fine baby girl, born October 17th.

Mr. and Mrs. Mutt Atkinson are the proud parents of a lusty baby boy, born last week.

I am Agent for International Trucks and Tractors --
D. B. Kleen.

Miss Aleene Clark
was here from Austin visiting her young friends last Sunday.

Furnished Room for rent. -- Mrs. J. T. Clements.

Bro. L. V. Nobles
is conducting a protracted meeting at Cameron, Texas.

Randolph Gillum visited his Burnet relatives a few days ago.
Ed Young from the University of Texas visited friends in Burnet Saturday and Sunday.

Loaded Shells and Cartridges.  Churchill Hdwe. Store

Dr. Hansford Brownlee
of Austin was in Burnet Sunday on professional business.

Miss Jane Watkins from Llano spent Saturday and Sunday in Burnet visiting Mr. and Mrs. Buster Craddock.

For Sale
at a very reasonable price, a standard piano in good condition.  -- Mrs. C. C. Garrett.

Friends will be glad to learn that Mrs. W. A. Johnston, who is under treatment in our local hospital, is getting along nicely.

Messrs. A. J. Cotton and Joe Hays were in Georgetown last Friday night to attend the marriage of Mr. Harvey Payne to Miss Mary Elizabeth Brown.

FOR SALE -- A REal Nice Home--5 Rooms and Bath.  If interested in a Real Buy, See L. O. Biggs.

Miss Ann Rau,
who is attending the State University, spent Saturday and Sunday in Burnet visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Rau.

For Rent.  60 acres of farm land one mile south of Burnet for rent.  No house -- cash rental $200.  Apply to Sulee Magill.

Wilbern Garrett
spent sunday visiting Mr. and Mrs. Denton Barnett at their ranch home in Blanco County.

The L. C. Chamberlain pasture and field three miles southeast of Burnet are posted against bird hunting and all other kinds of trespassing.

Seed Barley and Oats For Sale.
Barley, per bushel...................60c
Oats, per bushel......................40c
Free from Johnson Grass.
M. Z. Glimp,  Burnet, Texas.

Burntex Theatre

Thursday & Friday, Oct 24, 25
"Diamond Jim" with
Edward Arnold -- Jean Arthur
S. E. Guthrie -- Smith Garner

Saturday, October 26
"Charlie Chan in Egypt" with
Warner Oland -- Pat Patterson
Garrett Ruble -- Dewey Travis

Sunday & Monday, October 27, 28
"Smilin Tru" with
Norma Shearer -- Frederick March
It is our proud privilege to once more present the Romance that the World cannot forget ... will not forget!
also:  "March of Time"
Mrs. W. H. Koon -- Melvin Franklin

Tuesday & Wednesday, Oct 29, 30
"We're in the Money" with
Joan Blondell -- Glenda Farrell
Mrs. A. E. Croft -- M. C. Bradley

Shows start 7:00 p.m.

Coming next Thursday & Friday:
"Dantes Inferno"

Mrs. E. M. Watson, after visiting her sister, Miss Maude Thomas and friends for four weeks, returned recently to her home in Troy, Texas.

For Lease:  439 acres, 2 and one-half miles below Kingsland on Colorado; riverfront.  Fine grass, part Mt. range, House & lots included.  See Mrs. J. W. Harwell, Kingsland, Texas.

There will be a special program on "State Missions" Sunday and at the evening hour, sponsored by the W. M. U. at the Baptist church.

Grass for Lease:  Grass land sufficient for 30 head of cattle is for lease west of Lake Victor.  Buster Feild, Lake Victor, Tex.

Watson McFarland who is attending the State University spent Saturday and Sunday in Burnet visiting home folks.

Lost -- A Spur.  Lost between Lake victor and Burnet, on the old road, a spur.  Bring to W. E. Marx, Burnet, Texas and receive reward.  W. E. Marx.

Mrs. Tom Fry
of Pleasant Valley who is convalescent from an operation is spending a few weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will Biggs.

Posted.  No bird hunting, trapping or any other kind of trespassing permitted on the Dr. A. Howell property southeast of Burnet.  J. R. Keele, Jr.

Lost $10.00 Bill
-- Last Saturday some where in Burnet a little girl lost a ten dollar bill, which she and her little brothers and sisters had made picking cotton.  This means a whole lot to these children and the finder is urged to leave same at the Bulletin office.  Its recovery will bring happiness to this family of children.

Donald Barnett and Stanley Whitley have lately returned from Arizona, where they had been in a CC Camp for several months.  They are glad to get back home.

For sale.  Some large vacant lot, three blocks east of Burnet courthouse public square.  See F. S. Taylor,  Burnet, Texas.

Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Stephens, Mrs. Henry Guthrie and Mrs. O. A. Riggs spent last Thursday visiting the Baptist Mexican Orphanage at Bastrop.

Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Craddock, Miss Annie Ruth Nagiller and Mr. Reuben Fagan
visited in San Antonio last Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Doran Cornelius are the proud parents of a fine baby girl, born Monday in an austin hospital.  Doran is hitting the ground only in high places.

The first real norther of the winter swooped down on us early Tuesday.  The thermometer registered 45 Wednesday morning, the coldest so far this fall.

Miss Elsie Livingston from Austin visited relatives in this section last week-end.  She was accompanied by W. D. Gildart, who formerly lived in Burnet.

Mr. and Mrs. Buster Craddock were visitors in San Antonio last Sunday.

Doran Cornelius was in Austin Sunday visiting his wife, who is in a hospital in that city.

Bill Love,  who is helping save the country in his capacity as Page in the house of representatives, spent the weekend in Burnet with home folks.



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