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Page 11 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1939 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY Salem Association On&nized In 1863'^ass C°uniV Couple Wed Sixty-Four Years Beginning Primary ^ 10, 1 v 1 M not inn a lit Tuvno The Salern Baptist Association was organized in 1803, and covered all of Cass County and se\eral ad- joining counties and small section of Miller county, Ark., and a por- tion of Caddo parish, La. The association covcred so much territory that as the population in- creased other associations were formed from this association. Enon association was organized in 1872, covering the eastern half of Cass county. The following churches are now in the Salem association, all in Cass county except the Lassater church which is in Marion county: Liberty, Eugene Dickey, pastor; J. H. Ileal, clerk, Avinger;74 mem- bers; $1,000 property. Mill Creek, Eugene Dickey, pas- tor; Mrs. H. F. Fitts, clerk, Linden 80 members, property $1,500.00. Union Hill, G. F. Lee ,pastor; R. R. Duck, clerk, Linden, 230 mem ...

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Page 12 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1939 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY LINDEN TOWNSITE SELECTED IN 1852 FIRST COURT HELD IN SAME YEAR The townsite of Linden was se- lected in 1852, and the county seat of Cass County moved from Jeffer- son to near the center of the coun- ty to better serve all the people. A contract was made with T. J. Foster Sr., one of the countys ear- ly settlers, to build a court house. He built a log pit where the lum- ber for building the court house was made by hand power. The court house was the first building in Linden. It was two-story, with all finished work done by hand. Court was held on the lower floor with four offices up-stairs. The land for the county seat was purchased from Ed Storey, and the townsite was plotted around the court house as it now is. Lots were sold and business houses soon sprang up at the completion of the court house. Judge Denson presided as the first district judge at the first court held in the county. Hatley Crow kept order as the...

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Page 13 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1930 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY HUGHES CALLED SPRINGS ORIGINALLY WAS CHALYBEATE SPRINGS By Ellie Cloningcr I man from Fort Worth, W. I'. Me tered temporarily in an outhouse about fifty steps away when sud- denly, about one o'clock at night, a fierce encounter ensued between an intruder and a man occupying the outhouse. Mrs. McLean heard a wild scream from the wife of the Lean. Rev. John H. McLean became occupant and a call for help. Her one of the founders of Methodism fjrst thought was robbery and she in Iexas. hastened to the scene of action to I he mother also became the relieve her friend where she found mother of Elizabeth, Mary and Ben- (W0 men jn ;l fierce grapple. An un- jamin Hughes, as well as step- reasonable father was trying to as- mother to her sisters children by j serj his authority over a married j Mr. Hughes first marriage. She son t0 prevent his moving away Avinger, was postmaster for many j December 27, 1808, and is bur-; an{j ...

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Page 14 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1939 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY Latitude, Longitude, Linden, Cass County The latitude of Linden, Cass county, is 32 degrees and 59 min- utes north; and longitude is 94 de- grees and 22 minutes west. — CO — Large Cass County Family Mrs. M. C. Morgan, 84 years of age, living on Route 2, Hughes Springs, Texas, has eight children living, 50 grand children, 90 great grand children, and five great great grand children . Cass County Court House, Linden, Texas LINDEN GIN CO. In Business Since 1913 Double System The Old Reliable! Your Business Always Appreciated! kJII Value $100,000.00—Built in 1934 Cass Is One of Texas' Leading Counties LINDEN GIN CO. Linden, Texas Cass County in the upper East ;> Texas timber region, created and j | organized in 1840 from Bowie coun ty and named for Lewis Cass, ad- vocate of Texas' annexation while Senator from Michigan. Area, 951 square miles. Pop. 32,- 120. Pop. 33.7 to square mile. Tax val. 1938 $19,403,850. Tol. v...

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Page 15 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1939 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS Excerpts from Citizens Journal in 1903 Charter Member a Adelphian Club Few news stories gleaned from The Citizens Journal, issue of July 23, 1903: At this time there were only 13 school districts in Cass county, and boundaries were defined as follows No. 1, Justice Peace Precinct No 1, middle division. No. 2, Justice Precinct District 1, east division. No. 3 in Justice Precinct 8. No. 4 in Justice Precinct 2. No. 5 in Justice Precinct No. 3, south division. No. 6 in Justice Precinct No. 3, north division. BEAUTY _ ^ Is Not a * Gift- It's a Habit! \ That consists of regular i care of your hair, your nails - and your skin ... a regular weekly visit to— McADAMS Beauty Shop \ will help you to look your > | best. Phone 127 for appoint > I ment. Atlanta, Texas Congratulations to the Citizens Journal On Its 60th Birthday WANTED! Young Men and Women to Qualify For Good Positions! Don't wait but see us at once for particulars. Now is the t...

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Page 16 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1939 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY The Citizens Journal Files, Aug. 15,1907 Two days encampment at Stone Coal Blufl' this week. The old Con- federates having a grand time on their annual encampment. This issue carried a wonderful address delivered by Mrs. Gertrude Curtright at the dedication of the Confederate Monument at Jeffer- son, Texas, on July 10, 1907. The Northeast Texas Musical Convention will meet at Pleasant Hill, south of Huffines, first Sat- urday and Sunday in September, announced by J. S. McLeod. List of grand jurors for the Sep- tember term of district court at Linden: John E. Ellington, J. II. Snipes, J. W. Allday, George W. Coody, C. J. Johnson, T. B. Keas- ler, J. M. McDowell, B. A. Glass, E. W King, J. M. Clements, W. H. Harris, I). R. Coulter, J. L. Thag- gard, S. L. Rankin, J. W. Walton, J. L. Brooks. First Methodist Church, Linden, Texas POWELL HOUSE ATLANTA, TEXAS American Plan By Day or by Week Home Cooked Meals CHICKEN DINNE...

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Page 17 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1039 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY Early History of Kildare, Texas Galloway and Moore Donated Land Modern Brick School Building of Kildare Independent School District, Built Di 1937 The Texas & Pacific Railway was surveyed thru Kildare in fall of 1872 and built in 1873. Messrs. C. C. Calloway and E. C. Moore were operating a small sawmill and grist mill and established the first general merchandise business in the town. Ed Rand bought out Gallo- way and Moore in 1875. A. Miles and Theo Miles established the first drug store in Kildare in 1879 and a year later moved to Atlanta. J. K. Heath was an early saw- mill man in Kildare in 1898. The Methodist church was or- ganized and built in 1877. The Baptist church was built about the same year with Rev. Henry Sheffield as first pastor. The present merchants >f Kil- dare are a live bunch and are do- ing a good business and wo!-j >uic you to their citv any time. — GO — 1938-39 Teachers Kildare Scho...

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Page 18 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1870-1939 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY BLOOMBUKG ESTABLISHED IN 1895; WAS TERMINAL OF K.C.S. RAILWAY The town of Bloomburg, Texas, was founded in tho summer of 1895, soon after the completion of the Kansas City, Pittsburg and Gulf Railway, now the K. C. S. Railway, to that point. In September of that year, Jeff and Jim Patterson moved from Bright Star, Ark., and entered the mercantile business, tho first in Bloomburg. Shortly after they came, L. B. Easters erected a store on the west side of the railroad and was also the first postmaster of Bloomburg, Texas. At about tho same time R. I. Brown and W. A. Smith began a mercantile business on the lot where the hotel now stands. Mr. Smith is still in business at Bloom- burg, being the only one of the early merchants still there. Bloomburg was the terminal of the railroad for more than a year, before the building was resumed and the tracks laid on into Shreve- port, La. The town was named for a stockholder by ...

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Page 19 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1939 DOUGLASSVILLE ON THE HILL; In traveling Highway No. 59 through Cass county near the Sul- phur River, a tourist passes through the community of Doug- lassville, located on top of a hill, being populated with an extraor- dinarily cultured people, mostly consisting of defendants of emi- grants from Alabama and Georgia dating back to the first settler, who was a man by name of Petty, who settled about five .miles north on the banks of Sulphur Kiver. where he constructed and operated a fer- ry boat for many years, until kill- ed in an altercation with a man by the name of Watson over a fee charged for crossing. Mr. Petty settled here in 1853, | erecting a home near his ferry, j which building survived the floods and storms until 1936, when it burned to the ground. His ferry [ THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS Douglassville School Building mSmt SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY Douglassville School Teachers in 1938-39 j The Douglassville, Texas, school j has nice new school building, buil...

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Page 20 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1873-1939 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY Hughes Springs Independent Schools The Hughes Springs Independ- ent Schools have a nice high school and grade school building, teaching eleven grades, and a nine month school term. Teachers for the 1938-39 term: R. M. Hanes, supt.; Leita Reeder, R. G. Mason, Mrs. R. G. Mason, W. C Durham, Lola Dees, Eunice Ma- rie Huffhines, William Holsonbake, Mrs. W. C. Durham, Stacy New- man, Alice Crump, Mary Long and Nena B. Hooton. Trustees: L. P. Shrum, O. R. Taylor, Sam Hull, Lawrence Par- rish, Erman Martin, Jones Nelson, and Paul Hall. — GO — The area of Texas is 262,398 square miles of land and 3,498 square miles of water surface. New Government Post Office Building, Linden, Texas C. B. FANT LANIER, TEXAS Cotton Ginners and Seed Buyers and Cotton Buyers CONGRATULATIONS to the Citizens Journal on its 60th ANNIVERSARY C. B. FANT LANIER, TEXAS FORD'S Service Station LINDEN, TEXAS Gas and Oils Auto Accessories Tires and Tubes...

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Page 21 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1939 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY :(! i I 1 1 f AV1NGER ESTABLISHED IN 1876 NAMED AFTER DR. H. J. AVINGER Avinger, Cass County, Texas, was named alter one of the coun- ty's early settlers and physicians, Dr. H. J. Avinger, on whose farm the town was built. Dr. Avinger built and operated the first store in the town in 1876, on the com- pletion of the Eastline and lied River railroad to that point. The first depot was constructed on the spot where the R. L. McCain store now is. The railroad at that time run through the heart of the busi- ness part of town. This road was a narrow gauge, and was made a standard gauge road when the M. K. & T. Rail- way bought it in about 1900. This community was first known as Old Hickory Hill, with the school located on the old highway, about one mile east of the present COOK MOTOR CO. AVINGER, TEXAS Auto Repairing Electric and Acetylene Welding Gasoline and Oils Tires and Tubes Accessories CONGRATULATIONS to the Ci...

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Page 22 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1939 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY Map of School Districts In Cass County In 1938 SCHOOL DISTRICTS CASS COUNTY D H BOON count* SUPT W-AHLU BY CA5S COUNTY LAND 1 AB3 TRACT CO. ri 5 • ,-y j farl !K-¥J rf : P?S I 'oway. ! *ra Una x ARREti. f g£ > .lanlcn- n<{49 (aWi'J Jer 'astSt-a JCE.w ** mmmm zion-n*. 6 fL L "•T"^ mam of C/rss County +o *;5v //vdependent School districts CASS COUNTY COLORED TEACHERS FOR THE TERM 1938-39 Explanation—First, name of town or community; second, teach- ers and third, address. Mt. Moriah; teachers: T. B. Brig- man, Eva Brigman, Jessie North- cutt; Linden, Texas. Pleasant Valley; teachers: Sal- lie Mae Rosborough; Hughes Springs, Texas. Floyd Valley; teachers: C. A. Washington, Bessie Washington, Inez Warren, Colee Casteel, Cutelia Sneed; Marietta, Texas. Spring Hill; teachers: H. E. Min- ter Annie Mae Douglass, Achsah- Carter; Bryans Mill, Texas. Bloomburg; teachers: K. S. E. Henry, Mayme Henry, 0. L. Mo- thershed; Blo...

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Page 23 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

r iSvu-iyay TTIP riTiviPMc TQURNAI imu, XCiAAO is'Aimin ANNIVERSARY Directory of White Schools in 1938-39 Explanation—First, name of town or community; second name of teachers; third, trustees and fourth address. Mill Creek, teachers: Cornelius Sheffield, Ida Mae Fant, Mrs. Lois Daniel, Mrs. Margaret Lovelace; trustees, J. H. Fuller, H. F. Fitts, J. T. Burleson; Linden, Texas. Violet Hill, teachers: Willard McKinney, Mrs. Maudie Whit- tington: Trustees; J. N. McCain, J. W. Bolton, J. E. Hooten; Hughes Springs, Texas. Sardis, teachers: John Shaddix, Mary Lou French: Trustees; E. T. Strickland, K. J. Rankin, W. T. Shelton; Hughes Springs, Texas. Cusseta: no white school; Trus- tees: Luna Swint, W. A. Brabham, H. 0. Jackson; Marietta, Texas. LTnion Chapel, teachers: Mrs. No- velle Moore, Susie Robertson: Trus- The Home of Good Cooking Where you can get what ou want to eat when you want it. —SO EAT WITH US— CAFE Congratulations to the Citizens Journal R. C. Liverman Atlanta, Texas Congr...

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Page 24 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1939 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY History of Linden American Legion On June 10, 1919, the Hon. Wright Patman addressed a letter to Col. Henry D. Lindsey, New York City, N. Y., requesting in- formation concerning the organiza- tion of an American Legion Post, at Linden, Texas. On June 23, Col. Lindsey referred this correspon- dence to the then Department Com- mander oi' the American Legion, Department of Texas, Gen. Claude V. Birkhead, of San Antonio, and on December 20, 1919 the original charter was granted with: Wright Patman, Past Commander; O. G. Hines, Post Adjutant; Ernest Ham- ilton, Vice-Commander; Nay Bar- ker, Post Finance Officer; Art Ben- nett, Post Historian; J. E. Swint, Executive Committee; A. R. Hug- gins, Executive Committee; J. E. Manning, Executive Committee; J. E. Nelson, Executive Committee; Members were: B. F. Snellgrove, Elmer Steger, Ulric Browning, G. E. Jarratt, E. M. Barker. The Post to be named Gordie Amox Post No. 105, th...

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Page 25 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1939 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY Five Generation of Griffins i 'l i ii Sitting W. T. Griffin, age 89, standing from left to right; Mrs. Mamie Higdon, 36, grand daughter She is holding little Martha Sue Haggard, 2% year old great grand daughter; Mrs. Zuma Blackwell, (10, daughter, and Mrs. Alouise Hag- gard, 17, grand daughter. Show- ing five generations in the picture. Mr. Griffin has lived 83 years of his 89 in the O'Farrell community, ten miles west of Atlanta. Mr. Griffin is still enjoying fair- ly good health, except his eyesight and hearing is failing him. He re- cently celebrated his 89th birth- day. HUGHES SPRINGS STARTED IN 1877 NAMED AFTER REESE HUGHES Hughes Springs, Cass County, Texas, was established in 1877, with the coming 'of the Three "S" Railroad, and derived its name af- ter Reese Hughes, a large land- owner of that section, and the min- eral springs from which a perpet- ual stream of crystal clear water ever flows. A Mr. Allen op...

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Page 26 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1939 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY History of Atlanta Presbyterians The First Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Texas, was organized as a Cumberland Presbyterian Church, September 3, 1871, wiia 15 members. The first Elders were Josiah Massey, Henry L. Ray, George C. Barber, P. G. Murph and Geo. W. Wilmoth. The first pastor was Jacob W. Blanton, and others as follows; Y. L. McLemore, Geo. H. Salmon, W. B. Allen, Rev. Hollingsworth, E. H. Keasler, J. R. Crawford, M. M. Morphis, I. L. Gamewell, J. S. Wea- ver, I. L. Gamewell, G. M. Oakley, F. S. Mitchell, E. H. Keasler, W. B. Allen, J. A. Hornbeak, W. B. Preston, R. D. Wear, W. E. Bar- rington, W. C. Carter, C. Kilboarn, J. J. Ramsey, and E. P. Smith, the present pastor. The officers at the present time are: Elders, Guy Hughes, Ed. Keas- ler, W. C. Keasler and M. H. Glass. Deacons, W. L. Cook, Bill Hughes, Clyde Glass and Mrs. John Hughes. According to records, the present church building is the first and...

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Page 27 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1939 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY h ATLANTA IS HEADQUARTERS FOR DISTRICT 19, STATE HIGHWAY DEPT. | Atlanta has a distinct advantage | enjoy the beauty of the Depart- in possessing the headquarters for | ment's ground and the advantages District Number 19 of the State! the Headquarters offer Atlanta Office Building Highway Dept., Atlanta S. C. McCarty Highway Department. Far sight- ed Atlanta citizens realized this fact back in 1930, when it was ru- mored that the Highway Commis- sion planned to create several new districts, one of which would have its headquarters in the vicinity of Cass County, and offered the Com- mission a 20.19 acres tract of land on Highway 77 east of town. Originally the tract was a natural- ly beautiful location with three more or less dilapidated buildings. The City of Atlanta built a modern two sbory brick office building and gave it along with the grounds to the State. Since that time the Highway Commission has repaid Atla...

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Page 28 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1939 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY Mount of Blessings Started in 1923 by Mary Ellen Perdue In the summer of 1923, a num- ber of citizens of Atlanta, Texas, felt that on old fashioned camp meeting should be established in or near this city. This feeling was put into action by Rev. Mary Ellen Perdue, as- sisted by J. R. Ramsey, with the cooperation of many others. This, an inter-denominational camp was organized and was fit- tingly named "The Mount of Bless- ing's, Holiness Association." Rev. J. W. Land was elected president, Mr. J. F. Ramsey, vice- president, Rev. Mary E. Perdue, secretary, Mrs. Arrie Edwards, treasurer. The first board of managers were: Mr. Joe Warren, Sr., Mrs. Annie Cobb, Mr. J. R. Manning, Rev. B. F. Griffin and Mr. R. A. Simpson. A suitable board of trustees were elected after much prayer. An acre of land, overlooking this city from that beautiful hill-.top on the north- west side was purchased. A spac- ious Tabernacle was erecte...

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Page 29 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1989 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY : I I THE CITIZENS JOURNAL J. W. HARRELL, Editor and Publisher Sixty Years in Cass County 1879-193!) Entered at the Postoffice in Atlanta, Texas, as second-class mail matter SUBSCRIPTION PRICES One Year, in Cass and Adjoining Counties $1.00 Six Months, in Cass and Adjoining Counties 75 Three Months, in Cass and Adjoining Counties 50 State and Foreign, one year §1.50 State and Foreign, six months §1.00 State and Foreign, three months 05 (Strictly Cash in Advance) Member Texas Press Association John M. Fletcher J. W. Harrell Citizens Journal Building, Erected in 1936 , V*'I:*j'V;iS&SHKSF - 'i $£* 'Sr*"2* *i* : " * v rni.. THE CITIZENS JOURNAL '"3 Editor-Owner of The Citizens Jour- nal 1879-1914—thirty-five years. Sixty Years Ago John M. Fletcher, county treas- urer of Cass county, seeing the need of a democratic newspaper in the county, proceeded to organize a stock company, composed of some twenty leading citizen...

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Page 30 [Newspaper Page] — The Citizens Journal — 5 January 1939

1879-1039 THE CITIZENS JOURNAL, ATLANTA, TEXAS SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY HISTORY OF ATLANTA HIGH SCHOOL FROM 1923 THROUGH 1939 In 1923, the people of Atlanta,1 feeiing the need of a modern High j School Budding, voted bonds and built a new brick building on Louise | Ltreet where the present building] stands. The term of 1923-24 was j held in this new building but in the spring of 1925 it burned to the I ground, with all records for the i past years. The people of Atlanta were faced with a grave problem | for the district was bonded to the limit and the insurance would not replace the building. As has al- ways been the case with Atlanta, when a problem arises, a way is provided to meet it. The citizens met and pledged themselves for enough to rebuild and equip the building that was so much needed. School continued in the churches of the town until the present build- ing was completed. Mr. Galloway the superintendent at the time of the fire and the erection of the new building deserves muc...

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