Bernice Local News

The Bernice Journal
September 5, 1929

Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Hammett and Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Hammett of El Dorado, visited relatives here Sunday.

Mr. Aubrey Hammott of Shreveport and Miss Fae Barber of Homer, were the guests of Mrs. T. T. Stewart Sunday.

Mrs. Ruth McGlasson and children of Houston Texas, are here visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Puckett.

I. P. Breazeal and family were Bernice visitors Sunday.

Mrs. J. T. Wainwright and daughter, Miss Doris visited relatives in Shreveport, Belcher, and Mansfield last week.

Mr. C. R. McGee was a business visitor to Huttig, Ark., last Friday.

Dr. R. P. Thaxton and family of Mansfield visited Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Thaxton and Mrs. J. C. Digby last week-end.

Mrs. C. T. Salley and Mrs. Ross Ferguson were visitors in El Dorado this week.

Mrs. Jewel Johnson of Arcadia was here Sunday the guest of her sister, Mrs. Sam Kinard.

Mrs. McGee of Dubach is here visiting her son, Mr. C. R. McGee and family.

Mr. and Mrs. Bural Hollis and Miss Mary Green of Monroe visited relatives here Sunday.

Mr. and R. W. Sansing and family of Forest Hill, and Miss Helen Sansing of Glenmora who have been the guests of Mrs. W. F. Grafton, left for their respective homes Tuesday.

Miss Malda Shackelford is stenographer at G. C. Hicks store.

Mrs. Ross Ferguson visited her sister, Mrs. Hamp Lewis, who is in a sanitarium in El Dorado.

Miss Pauline Odom of Shreveport spent the week end here with her parents.

Mr. Otho Phillips and sister Miss Maude were business visitors in El Dorado, Monday.

Mr. Hoy Grafton of Shreveport spent a few days here with his mother.

Mrs. Wade and Mrs. Henry of Dubach, were here shopping Saturday.

Miss Estell Smith and mother Mrs. R. T. Smith, visited relatives in Minden last Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Ponder and daughter, Miss Edna spent Sunday and Monday in Sparkman Ark.

Mr. J. C. Digby and family of Little Rock, Ark, are here visiting his mother, Mrs. J. C. Digby and other relatives.

A Surprise Shower

Thursday afternoon as I was resting, it began to shower a bit and then a bit faster and faster, until it poured, not from above, but by the entering of loving friends and sister workers of our W. M. S. The afternoon was joyously spent in exchanging thoughts, after which I was showered again, by these friends placing beautiful ans useful gifts upon my lap. I cannot express the words the joy and gladness this brought to me. May the Lord bless every one that tendered in this loving kindness. Sincerely, Mrs. Allen Mabry.

Birthday Party

Miss Delta Plackard entertained Estelle Thaxton in honor of her 14th birthday, Wednesday Sept. 4. The following attended: Mary, Rupert and Betty Jo Moreland, Mildred Stewart, Helen Hollis, Jerry Stout, Mary Lou Burns, Doris Tanner, Cortez Hicks, Bertha and Helen Kent, Margie Cagle, Norman and Herman Lindsey, Virginia Colvin, Mesdames Carrol, Gussie Lane Moore, Leroy and Estelle Thaxton. They played games, were served lemonade and sandwiches. All reported a nice time. Estelle got a number of nice presents.

WANTED – To hear from owner who has a good farm for sale of 40 acres or less. Price reasonable, no house necessary. See or write. Melton H. Gray, Bernice, La., R. 1. Box 89.

Miss Mona Lee Odom and little sister, Tressie visited relatives in Norphiet, Friday.

Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Lynn carried their two children to Shreveport this week and had their tonsils removed.

Mrs. R. L. Cook and little son are guests of Mrs. Ed Thompson this week.

Mr. Siax Williams of Junction City is here visiting Ray Thaxtion.

Mr. Ruby Thaxton of Shreveport spent the week end here with her parents.

Mrs. W. R. Farrar of Cherry Ridge, Mrs. Jack Farrar and children of Monroe were guests of Mrs. W. L. Odom Wednesday.

The five room house occupied by J. C. Phillips and family is now for rent. See Mrs. W. R. Grafton.

New fall hose $2.25 value, $1.95 for this week only. Dept. Store, Maude Phillips

Mrs. M. C. Still visited in El Dorado, Tuesday.

Mrs. Hyal Cobear (?) and little son left for their home at Roswell, N. M., Saturday. They were accompanied as far as Ruston by her mother, Mrs. Etta Goyne.

Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Salley are having their home remodeled.

Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Milner, Misses Haver Ferguson, and Jesse Rives were visitors in Norphlet, Sunday.


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