Thursday, May 22,1924
Athens weekly Review
The Review acknowledges receipt of an invitation from President A. W.
Birdwell to attend the first commencement of the Stephen F. Austin
College at Nacogdoches on June 3rd. This is Texas' newest Teacher's
College and we are sure Prof. Birdwell as well as East Texas are
proud of the first years work.
Notice Of Estray Sale
Notice is herby given that on the 30th day of May,1924 I will sell at
public austion to the highest bidder for Cash at Athens, Texas within
the hours prescribed by law, the following estray animals, viz:
1 black 2 year-old muley heifer marked swallowfork and underbit left
ear; no brand.The same estrayed by me before T. B. Patton, a
Constable in and for Precinct No 1, Henderson county, Texas, on the
19th day of Fay, 1924. J. H. Cook, Taker Up 120-121 Note: Typed as
Miss Willie England of Tulsa Oklahoma has arrived for a visit with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. O. England.
Among the graduates of Trinity University this year is Miss Ruth Ash,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Ash of this city. Commencement
excercises at Trinity will be held on June 10th.
Jim Bennett, who was seriously injured Tuesday night when he lost
control of a truck while driving in the Fincastle community, is
reported much improved today.
If you ever wear a pair of Nunn & Bush Ankle Fashioned Oxfords you
will be pleased with them-
C. M. Weekley
T. F. Murchison returned last night from the Bankers Convention at
Austin. J. T. and I. P. LaRue are in attendance at the convention
Dr. L. W. Pulley of Trinidad had business in the city today.
Lots of ties and silk hose for the boys at C. M. Weekley's.
Senator Tom Pollard of Tyler, was in the city today on legal
business. Senator Pollard is a candidate for re-election and to date
has no opponent. He made a good record during the past term and will
undoubtedly be sent back to the senate again.
Another shipment of Cooper's cool underwear just received. C. M. Weekley.
Carl McDonald, colored, employee of the Low Wiliams Barber Shop was
injured about the limbs today when he was run down by a Ford car
driven by Nolan Killingsworth. McDonald was crossing the street near
the Cook Candy Kitchen at the time.
Arrange to haul out your bushel baskets and four basket crates you
will need from the Ash Feed Store.
Rev. M. L. Fuller has accepted an invitation to deliver the
baccalaureate sermon to the graduates of the Henderson High School
Captain W. T. Eustace, sends in his name as one of the first readers
of the Review. Incidentally Captain Eustace said he stood by the
press and watched the first issue of the Review printed. Mr. Wolford
was editor at the time.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Forrester of Athens and Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Crowley
and son Jarvis, of Kerns were here Friday visiting Mr. and Mrs. F. R.
The Mandolin Club, numbering some thirty-five young ladies from the
K. of P. Home will pass through Athens on the early morning Cotton
Belt. They play at Tyler tonight and Corsicana tomorrow. A large
number of the members of the order will meet the train here and the
girls will give a few numbers.Members of the lodge would like to have
as many Athenians as possible meet the train.
Gaddie Taylor, Armstrong salesman out of Dallas was a pleasant
visitor of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Lusk today. Mr. Taylor is well-known in
Athens having married an Athens girl.
Thirty-three bales of cotton were sold here yesterday by Bud Blakeney
at 30c. The staple was purchased by Clarence Antle. Mr. Blakeney
always holds his cotton for a high price and at one time had two or
three years crop on hand.
District Judge Ben F. Dent will arrive today from Crockett to deliver
the address to graduating class of the Grammar School graduates. The
excercises will be held at the Methodist church.
The G. M. Allen home on Tyler street is about completed, finishing
touches being made.
Earl Jones has recently had a new roof put on his home.
Steel for the new Prince & Royall building which has been delayed,
arrived this week and the brick work on the structure is now about
Walker's Tailor Shop has recently had a new floor put in.
Finishing touches are being put to the club lake home of Paul Gauntt
at Athens Fish & Game Club.
Mrs. J. M. McWilliams is having a new porch built to her house on
South Main Street.
J. L. Williams has let the contract to Williford Lumber Co. for a new
five room house to be built on the site of the former home which was
recently destroyed by fire on North Prairieville street. Construction
will start at once.
The Jesse Adams home on Palestine street will undergo extensive
repairs at an early date. Contract has been let to the Williford
Lumber Company which will entail an expenditure of about $1500.
The residence of Pro. S. R. LeMay on Palestine street is being
recovered and repainted.
Transcribed by Laura Gregory Calvin September 1, 2003