The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas on June 4, 1947 · Page 24
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The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas · Page 24

Brownsville, Texas
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Wednesday, June 4, 1947
Page 24
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TTERAT^TI k 1MT Sheepskin Crisis Causes Diplomas To Be Made Of High Grade Paper; $10,000 Bill Is Flashed At Corpus So many students veloped in sheepskin, President H. W. i.'«ued there wrre first time In thr sheepskin By J A C K lUJT Associated Prpss Staff are g r a d u a t i n g this year t h a t , a shortage cle- S t l l w H I of Texai-kann ' C o l I c R R said diplomas p r i n t r d on hltfh pracln pn.per. If. v/n.s, hn sold, the 'hlfitory of thr school i h a t , diplomas wore not on I n f l a t i o n ha« lilt, th* f o l d i n g inonoy H o l d , Corpus Chri.stl bank fetters decided when a $10.000 bill " yhowfid up. bill that, size Is r a r r , It's the bv A largest denomination Issued the g o v e r n m e n t . It can bo obtained only t h r o u g h a Frdcral Reserve b a n k , T f . for some s i r a i i K n rf-ason a person wants n $10.000 bill he ha?, to qo to n lot rf trouble. Banks do not normally -keep t h e m on hand. They requisition t h e m from a branch of the Federal Reserve-. L. B, Dunn, assistant cashier of the Corpus Christi N a t i o n a l B n n k , j,Rid he couldn't remember hf had received such a h i l l before \v,\b received as a f i r m . Dunn said deposit from And speaking of checks. Bri.scon Wilder, managor of the Harlinjjrn R e t a i l Credit. B u r n r i i i . -said c-hr-d;:. arr- bouncing more easily now- n d a v s t h e n t h r v did f l u r i n g t i n war'. He -said i h r a v r r n i r o man obviously hn. 1 ; less ready cash the^c postwar days. He said both the o u t - a n d - o u t hoi check and the "warm" check. the one marked i n s u f f i c i e n t funds. are increasing in number. + + * Getting hot The Texas En- gmering Experiment. S t a t i o n , College Station, has a free b u l l e t i n on how to get maximum e f f e c t from electric fans, · * * White shirts no longer are v:arf.r. The Pnri,; News f o u n d . A reporter counted the w h i m shirts worn by men s i t t i n t 1 on counter stool?, getting t h e i r morn- coffe.f. Every one was v h i t e . Lyforcl Legion Plans Plaque As Memorial LYFORD, J u n o 4.--A m e t a l p l a q u e ' l i s t i n g mon from Lyforcl and Scba.stian who died In World Wars I a n d II w i l l b erected n 1 , the American Legion Hall In Lyford soon by rncMiibcrs of the Lyford-Sebastian Legion post. Ly- forri imTchanlo w i l l pros'uk 1 lunu:. The post nsks t h a t names to go on the plaque be Rivr-ri to Walter u n n K , Bo ljV f 01T | wh':n ... ' . ..- _ I'OT'I'S K L K C T K I ) Robert J. Potts, of .Adams Gardens, has hriMi (vliu'-ttct president oi the Texas Good Roads Association, p ' v o r d i n y I n word received hern. P o t t moved Into the V n l l n y about On Gas Purchase HARLINGEN, J u n e 4.--Result of an n i l clay meeting yesterday with UIG city utility committee and Jack . Williams of the Southern Gas Company was that Williams will ask for a franchise to supply na- t u r a l BI\H In HarlhiRon. The f r n n I c h l s n will I n c l u d e a provision for ; Lhf! city to h n v e power to fix do, mc.stic and commercial gas rates I subject to appeal by the company ' 1,0 'the railroad commission or to the courts. Under a former franchise the city had to take the ap- 'ipcnl from rates fixed by the com- jpftny. I W i l l i a m s said the new well near l Santa Rosa has a potential of 150 'million cubic feet of gas a day. ' f i e said he is willing to offer the 1 dty a Rate rate of 15 cents If .the 'clly wished to buy the gas and re- Lscll It to consumers. He said If ' t h e company took over distribution of gas to the consumer he expect- Grbiip DTcayi For Social Security .WASHINGTON, June 4 -- (XP)- j Legislation freezing the social sec- j u r i t y tax at the pree nl; one per !c:ent on employes' pay Mid employers' payrolls wa« a)proved yes" terday by a House Ways and Means subcommittee. s Under present law the tax will rise to 2.5 per cent next Jan. 1 unless congress acts to prevent an increase. Chairman Beed (R-NY) «ald the subcommittee will propose thai, the levy be allowed to rise J.5 per cent against employer and em- ploye in 1950, continue at that rate through 1950, and then rise to two per cent. n y f ' f i i ago I r o n 1 f o r m e r l y connects! A, a n d M. College t i c was I hf Tnxns STAR ELECTRIC Company -- Inc. PHONE 171 Brownsville ed thafc he could increase the original 10 per cent cut below the present rate. The present rate Is 25 cents per thousands cubic feet. MWST COMH DOWN; ·RADIATORS* T-'Olt AM, CARS * TRUCKS I.Hritmtt Stock In Smith Taxai BEST QUALITY AT LOWEST PRICES CHF/VE I'm*. l U d l n t n r n |!iH.7* N«w CLEANING TRICE ONLY $6.00 W« hxv»: t h u RudUtnr VOU W A N T ! EXCEL RADIATOR EXCHANGE ROT K, M d i . SI. U r » w n » T l l l e . JESTER 1'RGKS BILL AUSTIN, .June, 4-- -'/I 1 '-- Fi by the legislature to f i n a l l y enact a bill c o n t i n u i n g the Texas Good Neighbor Commission would be H "disaster," Gov. Beauford H. Jester said yesterday. The measure has been passed by the house and Is now pending in the senate. There has been some talk that it might not be f i n a l l y enacted. Jester said at his press conference that he was now con- f i d e n t t h a t It would be. Moht synthetic bubbles. gems contain Progreso L Co,, at Progreso, Tex. B u i l d i n g s and yard at Progreso, seven miles south of Weslaco, the only l u m b e r yard on the Old M Hilary Highway between Brown.- ville and Mission, This is an attractive property,is in excellent condition and is doing a p r o f i t a b l e business, Cash or terms, ' Also For Sale: 22-ft. Trailer Float, never used. 66, Progreso, Tex Or Phone Mercedes 6000-F-21 W h i t e ililtwull (Ire*, UK Illtnlr.Urt, w i l l h« Mip|llrd Hi extm no«l R« loon «· nvilUbli. S K J P styling for a moment -- it's p r e t t y well a d m i t t e d by now that Buiek has e n l l e d the turn on t h e shape of cat's to come, And for the present, slide over p e r f o r m a n c e -- w i t h t h a i hirf b o n n e t f u l o f F i r e b a l l p o w e r , nobody's tfmnM to c h a l l e n g e you much on the open road. What else has the t r i m Ikiiek got t h a t others can't q u i t e come up to? « You find one big answer where the cobbles arc p l e n t i f u l , the car tracks t a n g l e d , the b u m p s big. This b r a w n y t r a v e l e r has a ride -- a smooth, level, easy stride thai makes you t h i n k of a canoe d r i f t i n g in q u i e t waters. One reason: It was Buick that first introduced the American p u b l i c to s o f t , g e n t l e roil springing on all lour wheels. It was Buick t h a t first made it Tun* in HFNRK ,' TAVIOJ?, MuJuo/ Mo/wort, Monday* o;td Fridays THESE DO IT -- four hii/'hut-ficntlf mil pi'rntit ?n'h lultft'l in ".r/r/ over" bump* an it rcnchcs them, It is (liis i n d e p e n d e n t action of c.'ich w l i r c l I/nil (li'vrt liuirk Its mnlchlcia. t'v on nny mid all possible for each wheel to step over bumps as they came along, leaving the f r a m e and body to pursue their level way undisturbed. Buick's coil snrings keen their g e n t l e s o f t n e s s always. They need no greasing or attention. They a r e u n a f f e c t e d by d i r t , wear or the weather, and breakage is practically unheard of. The net of it all is that you put yourself on Easy Street \vhen you Meat yourself in a Buick. You make every rond a better road -- every ride an adventure in smooth and buoyant comfort, Why not drop in .and learn more? .Whether you have a car to trade or want to talk oh * "clean deal" basis, you'll always find a warm welcome her*. ONLY BUICK HAS ALL THESE ·* AIRFOIL FENDERS * flKtBALL FOWfR * SILENT ZONE BODY MOUNTINGS +BRQADRIM WHEELS + ACCURITE CYLINDER BORING +FLITEWEIGHT PISTONS *BUICOIL SPRINGING * FULL-LENGTH TORQUE-TUBE ORIVt + PERMI-FIRM STEERING + CURL-AROUND BUMPERS + STZPON PARKING BRAKE +DEEPFLEX SEAT CUSHION* if NINE SMART MODELS if BODY BY FISHER 11TH AND ST, CHARLES Now Is THEY'RE LUSH, THEY'RE LOVELY OUR LATEST DESIGNS BROADLOOM CARPETS AND ROOM SIZE RUGS BY BIGELOW, New textured effects and b e a u t i f u l soft tones in a wide variety of rich deep p i l e carpets and rugs to h a r m o n i z e with y o u r every decorating need. They're in our rug department now. Come in and see them. All made of "lively wool" that springs back under foot. "^-%^fe WOOL 9 x 12 From the looms . of the famous BIGELOW MILLS, Beautifully woven without a seam. Deep, long wearing wool nap. Colors 1 U 1 1 £ \ V C X i 4 U ^ V V V / W I 1 I Ct IJ . W \ J 1 V J J - U just as bright by night as by day. Exciting new interpretations of old and new favorite designs. They'll bring new life into your home faster than any thing we know of, Select yours today from the- dozens and dozens of beautiful patterns. Prices start as low as 79.50. BUDGET PLAN WEEKLY rtti? tftrVi ff- / "« i t t l ,.,^-;"W -«· \ \ ^ r V ^ ct - h REMARKABLE VALUES IN FLORAY A most e c o n o m i c a l floor covering. Size 0 x 12 with lovely floral designs. Available in a range of colors with blue, wine, green, rose and bo.ige back* grounds. They have lustrous rayon f a c e over heavy f e l t . Priced low, at 24.95. BUDGET PLAN WEEKLY Your Brownsville Furniture Store The Valley's Largest Flushes the o v e r - ni£ h t Washington news « ) i r e c from Washington Station KVAL, Brownsville. Monday, \\Vd., I'rf,, 7:00 - 7 : 1 5 A. M

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