De Leon Free Press
DeLeon, Comanche County, Texas, Friday, August 10, 1923
T.E. GRIGGS and Virginia REMMINGTON.
J.W. THOMPSON and Helen PIERSON.
J.B. NANCE and Mrs. M.E. DAVIS
Jim ROBINS and Maude CHILDERS
Carl LOWRY and Lizzie BLACK
John T. CAPELL and Vera G. CAPELL
W.L. NELSON and Alma BLAKEMORE
E.W. GREGG and Jewell BLACK
J.H. WHITLOCK and Sealey ADAMS
Chas. F. SCHOFIELD and Pearl HUMPHREY
Taylor McGARRITY and Essie CARTRIGHT
Claude KEMP and Lillie Mae STEPHENSON
S.D. EDENBURG and Lizzie WESTMORELAND
D.F. RUSH and Millie SLIGER
Born to Mr. and Mrs. R.S. CARR, De Leon, a girl
George VAUGHN, De Leon, girl
H.J. HUDDLESTON, De Leon, girl
H.E. JOHNSON, De Leon, girl
M.L. WARREN, De Leon, girl
D.W. CONNER, Comanche, girl
B.W. PAYNE, Comanche, girl
G.W. KERLEY, Comanche, girl
J.E. BURDELL, Comanche, girl
J.W. GRAHAM, Comanche, girl
J.R. JONES, Comanche, girl
R.L. TURNBOW, Comanche, boy
C.B. CARER, Comanche, girl
E.A. SMITH, Comanche, boy
Henry SWINDLE, Sidney, girl.
Eargle PARKER, Sidney, boy
Ed NOWLIN, Sidney, boy
Lyn CHAPPLE, Sidney, boy
Tom SOMMERS, Sidney, boy
G.L. BAGWELL, De Leon, girl
J.M. MACON, De Leon, girl
W.S. WESTMORELAND, De Leon, girl
D.B. BROWN, De Leon, boy
Paul OMARS, De Leon, boy
?. H. GOODEN, De Leon, girl
K.M. VANANDT, De Leon, girl
Rainey LOVE, Sipe Springs, boy
O.G. COTTRELL, Comanche, girl
J.M. McCULLOUGH, Comanche, gir
Charles KERBY, Comanche, girl
Elmer GORE, Comanche, girl
Thos. BACKMAN, Comanche, girl
Bert B. FIELDS, Comanche, boy
E.C. WETZEL, Comanche, girl
Frank WHITLOCK, Sipe Springs, boy
Lee AMONETT, Gustine, boy
Buster HOLLAND, De Leon
Weed PIERCE, Hasse
Thomas A. JAMES, Comanche
Miss Anna Grace CAMPBEL, Comanche
W.H. REECE, Sidney
Mrs. T.B. COX, Sidney
Mrs. W.W. MATHIS visited her brother at Cleburne last week.
Miss Lucille APPLEBY spent several days with Finis COOK.
C. BRIGGS of East Texas visited W.L. HAZZARD the first of the week.
J.D. HOLMES started a singing school at this place Monday morning with about25 pupils.
Fund Raised to Assist in Paying Dendy Hos. Fees - De Leon Citizens LiberallySubscribe $217.50 to Help "In Hour of Need."
Bill DENDY, who was cut across the abdomen in a difficulty with NaubryGENTRY one night last week, is so far recovered that he is now felt to be out of danger. Complications could arise to cause serious results, but such is not anticipated.
A subscription list was circulated here this week by S.A. DUKE and T.S.HOLDEN for the purpose of raising funds for the unfortunate lad. Liberal citizens subscribed a cash fund of $217.50 which will pay his hospital expenses and provide for him nicely through his convalescence. The money is in a local bank subject to the check of W.A. NUNNELLEY, who was named trustee of said fund.
F.E. Carter New Manager Holden Motor Company
Friends of F.E. CARTER will be glad to welcome him to the business circlesof our city once more. Mr. CARTER and family only recently returned from Fort Worth and he has accepted a position as manager of the Holden Motor Company. He invites his friends to call on him there, likewise permit the company he represents to supply their motor needs.
SPENCER and GREGORY families left the last of the week for an extended visitthroughout the west.
Mrs. W.N. PORCHE and baby were guests of relatives at Eastland the pastweek.
Mr. and Mrs. E.E. DABNEY and daughter spent the past week guests of hermother and sister at the old DABNEY homestead near Desdemona.
Will and Harry HOWELL were spending Sunday with homefolks and visiting withtheir sister, Mrs. Willis CLARK, who is here from Denton.
Mrs. Joe LOMAX and little daughter from Meridian were guests of her aunt,Mrs. S.G. PARKS, last week while enroute to Spur to visit with her parents.
W.C. STREETY returned early in the week from a business trip to FortStockton, being absent from the city several days.
D'OTIS and O'RENE, children of Mr. and Mrs. D. TOMLIN, returned Sunday froma visit with their grandparents at Weatherford.
K.M. VAN ZANDT and two sons, A.E. LATSON and C.H. McCURDY left on a tripthrough the Panhandle early this week.
Rev. and Mrs. F.R. ANDERSON and a party of friends from Eastland left Mondayfor an overland trip to California.
Mrs. H.B. WHITE, sister of Mrs. S.G. PARKS, returned to her home at MeridianSunday after spending two or three months at the bedside of her mother, Mrs. S.D. GREER. Grandma GREER continues very low but her remarkable vitality bids fair to prolong life for many weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. B. GILDER have removed from Waco to De Leon, and will hereaftermake their home here. Mr. GILDER moved from Racker to the Brazos city a year or so ago. He was recently seriously ill at his home there but is now recovering.
Miss Alma B. EMERSON, sister of Mrs. E.W. OWEN, arrived from Dallas onFriday of last week and is spending some days guest of her sister.
Miss Mollie THRASHER, sister of Elmey THRASHER, is here from Snyder, Okla.for a visit with numerous relatives and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin McCAIN, making their home at Iredell, were unfortunate last week in the loss of their residence by fire. At the time the fire occurred they were on a visit to relatives at Rotan and passed through here the day following the fire enroute home to inspect the ruins and calculate their loss. They did not own the building but lost heavily on household effects.
Mrs. C.L. KINCHEN was hostess to the Rook Club last Thursday morning at nine o'clock. The house was beautifully decorated in cut flowers. Mrs. A.J. SMITH won high score. After a morning of Rook, the hostess served a dainty luncheon to the members and following guests: Mesdames SCHMIDT, WEAVER, Hiram SMITH, WHALEY, BELCHER, SNEED, STEAKLEY and JETTSON.
The Progressive Housewives Club
A most delightful afternoon was spent Thursday when Mrs. D.A. HENDERSON was hostess. After several contests and a business meeting, ice cold watermelon was served. Mrs. Jeff SMITH was honor guest. The club will meet two weeks hence with Mrs. A. HAZZARD.
©2004 Judith Michaels. This transcription is the generous work of Judy Michaels taken from microfilm held by the Newspaper Collection of the University of Texas at Austin with a microfilm copy at Comanche Public Library. The information may be used for personal research only and not for commercial purposes without specific permission.