Hunt County Women Honored At A&M
Pictured were Mrs. Nevil Felty, Celeste, Texas (nice
picture); Mrs. J. E. Fooshee, Greenville Texas; Mrs. O. W. Fry, Lockney,
Texas; Mrs. A. F. Ernst, Somerset, Texas; Mrs. R. W. Fenton, Tahoka, Texas.
These five Texas women comprised the second group in the state to receive
"The Master Farm Homemaker Recognition" awarded by The Farmer's Wife, national
farm women's magazine, Saint Paul, with the cooperation of the Extension
Serve of Texas A&M College.
College Station, Texas, July 29--Texas paid tribute
to its farm women here Monday at the annual Farmers Short Course at the
A&M College of Texas when five of them were honored as Master Farm
Homemakers in a public recognition ceremony attended by farm folk from
all parts of the state.
The five women are: Mrs. R. W. Fenton, Tahoka;
Mrs. Nevil Felty, Celeste; Mrs. J. E. Fooshee, Greenville; Mrs. A. F. Ernst,
Somerset; and Mrs. O. W. Fry; Lockney.
They received the gold pin and title of Master Farm
Homemaker in a ceremony by The Farmer's Wife magazine...Miss Bess M. Rowe
of the magazine in awarding the honor said, "This is recognition for all
farm women and an acknowledgment of their job as a profession worthy of
the highest respect."
Mrs. Felty has been president of her Home Demonstration
Club for two years and vice-president of the County Council, 4-H club leader
and in "being a real homemaker is the biggest job any woman over undertook."
She has been active in the home demonstration work for her community and
county, a 4-H girls' club leader and vice-president of the Hunt County
and vice-president of the Hunt County Federation of Women's clubs.
The article continued that Mrs. Felty was in charge
of her club exhibit at her community fair, hopes to retire on the farm,
does church work, and voted in the last election.
1, 1929, The Greenville Messenger)
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