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THE CO A SEMI-WfiBKLt , TUESDAY, JANtfARY lV ( ^SCHOOLSCHEDULES FOR EXAMINATION AND COMMENCEMENT COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES FOR BOTH HIGH SCHOOLS FRIDAY, JANUARY 20 i Examination and commencement schedules have been announced by W. H. Norwood, superintendent of Corslcana public schools. Schools will be open Saturday, January 21, due to the additional holiday taken for Christmas vacation, Mr. Norwooi .said. < The schedule for elementar; schools Is as follows: The ex : aminatlons will be given so tha / the last examination will be held on Wednesday, January 18. Tin remainder of Wednesday togethe , With Thursday and Friday morn inff will be used for grading pa pers and making reports. The children will be given their re ' port cards on Friday afternoon ';• 'January 20, at 1 o'clock. The first, second and third grade •V 'will be dismissed Wednesday a > : 'the end of the day. " Final examinations for th 1 the Junior High School will be i* 1 — .,slh Monday, January 16, and v close on Wednesday morning, Jan '; u.ary 18 - Pupils will receive theli } report cards on. Friday. after • 'noon, January 20, at 1 o'clock *~s New schedules will • bo made for the eighth grade students on Sat urday, January 21, and the sev enth grade students on Monday January 23. Classes will begin on Tuesday, January 24. Final examinations for the Sen Jor High School will begin Mon day, January 16, and close _« Wednesday morning, January 18. ? _,,,,<The report cards will be dellv |£ erod on Friday afternoon, Janu iff «ry 20, at 1 o'clock. Exceptions », •will be made for those gradual f 1ng. New schedules will be msd " o'n Saturday, January 21, am •' Monday, January 23. Classes wll k' 'begin on Tuesday, January 24. '• ' -'-All music and speech examlna- I lions will be given Thursday, Jan »-, "uary 19, as follows: The ninth terith, and eleventh grade piano { fcldasds in the -Senior 'High Audi f; torlum at 9 o'clock. Speech ex aminatlons in 'room '9 at 9:30 MAKE THIS MODEL AT HOME THE COB3IOANA DAILY SUN DAILY PATTERN o'clock. Violin ' examination's copm 2 at 10 o'clock. In ..The eighth grade piano examl ': nations will be given Friday anc ./• Saturday, January 20 and 21, In 'the Junior High auditorium be ginning at. 2:80 .'o'clock. . ...The commencement, .exercises jfor the. Junior High .School wll be- held on Friday .morning, .Jan vary 20, at the Junior. .High 'School auditorium beginning '•10 i o'clock. .; ....... The commencement "exercises for the Senior High School wll be held on Friday night, • Janu ary 20, at .the Senior High Sohoo auditorium o'clock, beginning at . 7:30 v NAVARRO $UNT? ->< ftERK EiNS FEES /'•'•• OFFICE PAST YEAR „ UNCOLLECTED ITEMS, HOW' x.EVER,/CAUSE DEFICIT IN *,'. OFFICE COSTS ; v Lonhle L. Powell, county clerk Jast .year, was the first officer .- to. file his annual report with ->' R, A. Caldwell, district clerk. ".The report showed a total ol $9,742.6? fees earned during 193! > 'with collections at $9,330.87. Net ijxpendttures were $9,739.80. ,-.A total of $411.75' fees, .were !,. earned and uncollected, while [/ JH32.95 fees for 1937 were .collect- f ed and $24.15 for 1936. . Fees earned Included:Chattel mortgages ...$1,959.28 Certified and uncertified' copt 806.25 Marriage licenses .......' 1,207.50 Qther, licenses 44.10 Approving bonds Criminal fees earned '-'$145.17; collected -....., Civil fees earned $193.80; "^•"collected .. -"- •/•-•-....:... 10.00 38.82 98,90 fe i WV.4WWBW ..,....- PU.PV [}j Probate fees earned' • • ' " \f ""H27.90; ' collected"...'... 820.40 '. Lujjacy fees earned'./'..'.' 108.30 i-< Recording ..-.*. ;..-.V. : ..V.*^,74S.8B KI Keeping Index ......;..;. '-I'OO.OO |< Total earned $9,742.62; ' £/ ' " uncollected, $411.7Bj ' i" ""collected ..v.'..-.-. : .. ; ';. .v.;9,380.87 i a- • . Expenditures; , ,,. • J». J)eputles salaries.,;'.'. ,.•;.., $4.011.00 j-' ' Surety bond premium,..,. .25.09 j' Stationery and office * —supplies ...T,.'r.rvv.-.'T,- --678.88 W' Telephone and telegraph. •- 84.75 U> • ^Postage 68.00 S ftBOx rent. ...'.,......,..... 4.00 r."/"Linen supply •«, 18.00 Si ..Powell's salary .....4,780 ;, ;: '.Total expenditures ...... 9,789.60 i'.. v ,Fees collected,, earned prior j,;', years, Included, 1936,- civil $3.20; P probate, $20.95; total $24.15. 1937, £f .orimlnali . $14,10: • clyll, • $36.60; f probate, $82,85; .total. $132.96, |\ Ejnhouse Gpuple Are ;$Iappy. Parents Fine i'- •;;; Boy Born Sunday v, '.Mr, and Mrs. Artls E, Drain of "," Bmhouse are rejoicing over 'the arrival of a seven-pound baby boy '-" the Navarro : Clinic Sunday taW at 7 : :22 o'clock. The ng man. has been named Elmer nneth, and he and his mother doing nicely, . jplng also over his arrival e grandparents, ' Mr. and „ R, M. Drain, Mr. and Mrs, ' Russell, and his great-grand• ts,- Mr and J. W. Rus•-• ^gTA Social Mildred; |^. Grammar School ;i; ! The Mildred grammar aohool HI have a P.-TT A. social Mon- y/'ntght, January 16, a* 7 ilock at the school building, ~)freshments will be served, school patrons are urged to " the monthly social and linens meeting In ".eporter., Keren* Man «acn Jan. ifl, r (Spl.)-R. p. sH»..!!9?:»«»»i5r fl, r (Spl.) UV at hi . his hoiae *ftVlngr suffered a heart at- nlgfht;- Reports' f^oro were that^hli CAPTIVATING FOR HOUSE WEAR PATTERN 4032 IHJ C/ftuu, C/niamS Along comes this smart, Joll "here and there" frock Just whe you're feeling bored with all you ' at-home dresses! The wise move to send today for new Pattern 403 You can use it again and again— not only as a sprlng-house-froc design, but also as a summer co ton. And Just think of the eas variations possible! You may hav cool cap sleeves or dainty puf sleeves You may cut the entlr dress on the straight, as plcturec or have the skirt bfas for a strlkln contrast.—an effect not shown her You can use rlc-rac and buttons, o an yother neat trimming. Note th easy fit of the bodice, and the high waisted sllmness of the softly fla Ing skirt! Pattern 4032 Is suitable in mlsse and women's sizes 12, 14, 16, 18, 2 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, and 42. Size 1 takes 35-8 yards 35 Inch fabric and 23-8 yards ric-rac. Send fifteen sents (15c) In coin for this Anne Adams pattern. Writ plainly size, name, address an style number. Put In your order for Ann Adams latest pattern book o spring styles today! See smar fresh fashions and simple pattern that make sewing at-home a Joy See—pictured In color—such a com plete array of day, afternoon party and sports wear! Tips fo southland travelers! Bridal frocks Suit and dress accessories! Slim mlng creations and young-genera tlon outfits! With these appear lln gerle, homefrocks, and things fo your menfolk. Send now! Price o book fifteen cents. Price of pattern fifteen cents. Book and pattern to gether, twenty-five cents. Send your order to the Dally Su Pattern Department, 243 W. 17t St., New York, N. Y. Courthouse News District Court. Civil • matters were under consideration in the district court Monday morning. The following have been summoned as petit jurors for. the fourth week of the January term for the week beginning Monday, January 23; .-.:.•. ;.-••• J. C. Bulo, Corslcana; Paul Dresser, Corslcana; Gabe Goldburg, Corslcana; John H; Bryant, Corslcana; Clark E. Butler, Corsl- cana; W. B. Kenner, Corsloana; Elliott Johnston, Corslcana; R. L. Copley, Corslcana:; Claude C. Carson, Corslcana; A. H. Bonner, Corslcana 2; Ellis Sailor, Corslca- na 3j E. M. Roloff, Dawson 1; H. C. Barlow, Kerens; Jack Al- brltton, Kerens 1; B. F. Bounds, Wort ham; B. R. DuBose, Streetman; R. A. Jones, Roane; H. A. Dodd, Corsloana 6; C. H, McCarter, Corslcana 6; Fred Mattock, Kerens 2; D. C. Bptltn, Rice 1; H. E. iFluker, RlchlahdV S. A. West, Powell 1; Wayne Mllligan, Streetman 1; C. A. Farmer, Barry; Elmo Freeman, Corslcana 1; L. C. Bone, Rlchland; W. M. Cox, Cor- slcana 3; Oscar Skinner, Corslca- na 3; Alton B. Anderson, Purdon 1; H. C. Brown,'Rlchland; A. E. Fletcher. Frost; J. O. Holltngs- worth, Frost; J. D. 1 Warren, Purdon 1; G. A. Mitchell, Dawson 1; C. T. Allen, Corstcana' 1. ' Mrs. A. H. Blrdwell vs. Tom N. Franks, dismissed. Hill Thompson vs. St. Louis- Southwestern Railway Company of Texas, dismissed. - • Omle Hervey vs. E. K. Hervey, divorce granted. Clara Mae Sklpworth vs. Tom Sklpworth, divorce- granted.'Lola Ellis vs. Walter Ellis, divorce granted. • County Court. . The criminal docket was taken' up in the county court Monday morning. • Warranty Deeds. • Dick Clark et al to Andrew S, Thompson et ux, 227 acres David Clary and J. G. Littlefleld- surveys, $6,000. . Ward W. Clopton et ux to W. A. Blttner, a lot 95x100 feet • in block 254, Corslcana, $3,000.- Partition Deeds. ,. . T. P. Fluker et ux et al to L^na Denbow et vir, 4-5'.interest n 61.62 acres survey, $10. William Bartels Lula" benbow et vlr et al to T. P. .- Fluker et al, 2-5 Interest in !00 acres William Bartels survey, '10, ....-;. Trustee's Deed. : Mattle Benson, substitute true- :ee for W. F. Springer et- ux, to he Union Central Life Insurance Company, 165.78 acres Benjamin Cox survey In Hill and Navarro counties, $7,100. Assessor-Collector's Office. ' T, A, Farmer, assessor-collector >f taxes, stated Monday that un- ler the present law, poll- taxes must be paid when property taxes are paid, but poll taxes can be >ald without paying property evles. He said there frequently was confusion 'and dissatisfaction among tax payers on that score. Commenting on the current tax Collections. Farmer said they were lightly higher than on. .the same date In 1938, _ Justice Court. Two were fined for speeding ind two for drunkenes* durulng he week-end by Judge A. E, Fos- One was fined for dunkeness and one for vagrancy during the week-end by Judge Pat Geraughty. Two civil matters were filed in udge Geraughty's court. One man was fined on a drunk- ness charge last Wednesday by <tee B. V. Hotley at Ohatfleld. Corporation Court. Seven charges of intoxication, Ix of gaming with dice, two of tperatlng automobiles with de- eotive mufflers, one of operat- ng a. car without brakes, one )f operating a oar with only one headlamp and no tall light, one £ running over «- stop sign, one f. double parking, and onV of 'tacking •• an alley with a truck rought offenders into the- Coral- ana Corporation Court Monday nornlng, , , One person was arrested on an nianity charge by city officers .the week-end. - r CORSICANA HIGH DEBATERS REACHED FINALSJATURDAY The Corslcana High School De bating team composed of Mtsse Joyce Gentry and Patsy Ann Jef fers won.. their way to the final of the Invitation Debate Tourna ment conducted by Austin Hlgl School, Saturday, January 1' They lost the final debate tc John Reagan High School of Hous ton* by a vote of three to two after 'defeating teams representlni Waco, North Dallas, and San Ja clnto High School of Houston In the prllmlnarles with the loss o only one from nine judges. The boys team, composed of T. L. Car lisle, Jr., and George Labban Jr., lost to Sam Houston High School of Houston, whb were thi winners for the entire boys dl vision. The tournament was limited to sixteen teams in each division The question debated was the In terscholastlc League question, Re solved .That Texas Should Adopl a Uniform Retail Sales Tax. The Corslcana girls were awarded a gold cup for winning second place In the girls division. R. A. Armlstead, locr.l debate coach has announced the next tournament to be entered by the Corslcana teams will bo at Kll- gore, Saturday, January 21. Five complete teams, two of girls &£•• three of boys, will represent Cor- slcana there. Pioneer Literary Club of Kerens In Session on Friday KERENS, Jan. 16.—(Spl.)—The lovely and hospitable home of Mrs. W.-S. Price, one of the associate members, was thrown open to the Kerens 'Pioneer Literary Club on Friday at 3 p. m. with Mrs, Lula Short-ill joint hostess. Cheerful arrangements of paper white narcissi, pink and red begonias . and other potted plants Jreated a very colorful and charm£ setting for the meeting. During the business session In yhteh necessary matters were at:ended to, Including the acceptance jy vote of the report of the nom- nating committee, Mrs. E. M. Weatbro'pk, president, whb was with the club for the last time >efore leaving for her new home in .Bryan, made a very pleasing speech of appreciation for loyalty and co-operation 'which had. been shown her during her term as leader, .and expressed sincere regret . at terminating the relationship. In behalf of the club Mrs. L. H. Carroll spoke of the sadness felt by each and every member at losing Mrs. Wostbrook, who is a charter member of the orga .1- zatlon, and presented her a small token of lov.. and regard, • o, beautiful piece of costume jewelry, with the good wishes of the entire club, and the hope that although she might "stay In Bryan 1 ' as the darkles say, she would ever in her heart, think of Kerens and the Pioneer club as her home. Mrs. G. H. Sanders was leader of the required program on "Health." She chose as her general theme, "A Sound Mind In a Sound Body," and spoke enlight- enlngly on the "dope" menace, with particular attention Igven the rapidly growing use of marijuana. Roll call was answered with a current event on health, • Mrs, Andrew McClung gave a review .of Adella Rogers St. Clalr's recent story, '"Walking on Air," which, was called the fiction sensation of 1988, In which she draw* a clean-out picture of some of/the puitfalls confronting the youth of today. Quests for thet procram were Mrs. Sue Hamphlll, member of the household and Mrs. Pat Mur- Phrey. Alad plate was served during the social hour. Attended College Station Conference. .. ". KHJRBNS, Jan. 16.—(SpU— pacy Qarrett, democratic committeeman, has returned from College Station where he attended a conference In the interest of feet* allotment of 1039. He repprUthat tft» allotment for this section of the country, will b« praotlpally he am i fart DISTRICT SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED MONDAY DY COACH PIERCE 0. P. DOUGLAS, LOCAL PRINCIPAL, NAMED COMMITTEE VICE CHAIRMAN Dates for the six district games for 1939 workers announced Monday morning by Coach John A. Pierce of Corslcana high school following the district meeting In Waco Saturday. Slim Jordan of Cleburne was elected chairman of the district executive committee, and O. P. Douglas, principal of Corslcana high school, was named vice chairman. No change In the membership of the district was made. Bryan remains In the circuit while the application of Ennls for a berth was'denied, Mexla also was not admitted. The schedule, without the non- conference foes, Is as follows: Sept. 22.—Open. Sept. 29—Bryan at Corsleana. Oct. 6—Open. Oct. 13—Corsicana at Hillsboro. Oct. 20—Open. Oct. 27—Waco at Corslcana, Nov. 3—Corslcana at Waxa- hachle. ' Nov. 10—Open. Nov. 17—Temple at Corslcana. Nov. 24—Corslcana at Cleburne, The Cloburno - Corslcana game may be transferred to Thanksgiving Day by agreement of the school authorities. Coach Pierce Is seeking thrae- non-conforence engagements. It Is probable that either Highland Park or Longvlew will be the opening foe. One game will bo arranged for Oct. 6, an afternoon affair, In connection with the second annual Corslcana Livestock and Agricultural Show exhibition, and Corpus Chrlstl Buccaneers, defending state champions, will likely be brought here If the dates can be arranged. A study of the above schedule shows that 1939 sites are favorable for the Tigers' chances to come through as the three teams expected to be the toughest combatants will be played on Tiger CERTAIN CHILDHOOD INFECTIONS CAUSE BF HEART DISEASE INCREASE IN DEATHS FROM THIS DISEASE IS LAID AT DOOR EARLIER ILLNESS TEXAS GOVERNORS MANSION IS STATELY AND STRONG DESPITE ITS EIGHTY-FOUR YEARS LJFF AUSTIN, Jan. 16.— (Spl.)— "The steadily Increasing rise In deaths attributable to heart disease represents a major health problem. That certain' childhood Infections such as scarlet fever, diphtheria, rheumatic fever, and even measles frequently are responsible for undermining the heart and thus causing It to weaken In later life la generally recognized," states Dr, Geo. W. Cox, State health officer. "The well directed efforts by physicians and health officers to . . .... ._ _______ reduce the number of these sei^- expenses. The staff is composed ous afflictions of youth through I of a cook, gardeners, three house AUSTIN, Jan. 16.—(/P)—How would you like to live In a 20- roomed, palatial home flanked by a yard comprising an entire city block and not have to pay maintenance, light, gas, water,, telephone bills or servants'wages? That's the sort of luck that has befallen the W. Lee O'Dantel family. The governor's mansion, just across the street from Texas' Imposing granite capltol, is a stately edifice which, despite its 84 years, retains beauty and strength through Its classic "American empire" style. The state spends more than 45,000 a year to maintain the building and grounds, pay employees and take care of utility field here—Bryan, Waco. Temple and COTTON FARMERS TOLD THEY MUST WORK UNCEASINGLY BIGGEST CHANCE INCREASE INCOME LIES IN IMPROVEMENT IN QUALITY COLLEGE STATION, Jan. '16.— (Spl.)—Cotton farmers must do everything possible to get the utmost return from their 1939 crop, E. A. Miller,. agronomist of the Texas A. and M. College Extension Service, said In listing points that would help to increase in- The biggest gain, Miller believes, can be made- through improvement In quality. He urged community, county, and area organization along the one-variety line. 'This Is important not only because quality and uniformity will bring in more cash per acre, but we need improvement if we are o edvelop our cotton markets and meet foreign competition," he pointed out. Soil and water conservation will bring j results, the agronomist stated, and quoted increased annual net returns of $6.51 an acre ob- ained at the Spur Agricultural Experiment Substation from terraced land farmed on the contour over land farmed with the TOWS running down hill In a 12 years test. "It Is good crop Insurance to real cotton seed with 2 per cent oeresan at the rate of three ounces -per -bushel," Miller said. Increases In yield through this iractlce were 25 per cent at X3ol- ego Station, 15 per cent at Tem)le, 9 per cent In the Brazos bot- om, and 4 per cent at Lubbock, ecent experiment tests show. Commercial fertilizer and manure on sandy and sandy loam oils have proved profitable, and he urged farmers to consult coun- y agricultural agents for local ecommendatlons as to amounts to ie. - • 'Insect control is going to be mportant in 1939, and no farm- ir should forget proper seedbed ^reparation and cultivation," Milor concluded. 7 uneral Services At Waco Sunday For Former Corsicanan WACO, Jan. 18.—(Spl.)—Funer- l services for Mrs. A. W. Scales, aged 70 years, who died here Saturday morning, were held 'iere . Sunday afternoon at 3 >'olook with Interment In Oakwood cemetery. She had resided n Waco for the post 48 years nd had been a member of the 'resbyterlan church for 60 years. Surviving are her husband, A. »V. (Watt) Scales, Waco; three ons, A;. W. • Scales, Jr., San Anonio; J. W. Scales, Waco, and "aok G. Scales, Dallas! two aughters, Ruth Scales, . Chlcka- ha, Okla., and Kathleen Scales, rVaco; two sisters, Mrs. Annie DeWJtt, Hobbs, N. W., and Mrs. Mary Stngletary, Kountze, and our grandchildren, Mrs. Scales was born at Spring 1111, near Dawson, Navarro coun- y, and moved to Corslcana when ine years bf age where she ro- Ided until her marriage when he moved to McLennan county. Pallbearers were J. M: Pittillo, V. G. Redding, Fred Obenchaln, M. J. MoMullan, Ray Graves, R. the. application of preventive methods, early diagnosis, quarantine, and proper care during Illness and through convalescence, should have a marked Influence eventually In reducing heart disease from those causes. Syphilis, which also Is one of the main, If not the greatest heart- crlppler, is being waged against energetically," Dr. Cox further states. "However, In spite of tho public health .problems associated with heart disease, and ' the successful ' attacks being m a d' e against them, many of the premature deaths caused by ailments of this vital organ could be eliminated if the factor of Intelligent personal co-operation were more generally applied. "One's life habits sometimes influence the heart. For example, if stimulants are excessively used, and susceptibility to their mfiu- ence Is more than average, the effect over a long period of time can result in heart impairment. Again, over exercise or any other undue strain on the adult heart can affect It seriously. Moreover, too much fondness for Food by those of middle-age or jeyond who already are overweight certainly is no boon to :he heart, and with other causes may be a contributory factor In embarrassing Its action. "Or to express It positively, the reasonable application of the rules of hygenlo living aid In keeping the bodily mechanism, Including the heart, In good condition. And If to a sensible routine of living be added an annual physical check-up by a physician (a procedure that frequently makes possible the early detection of weakness, If existing, and the application of cure or care) may premature cases of fatal heart disease could be avoided. Therefore, to keep the whole body functioning healthfully, Including the heart, is an objective in which every adult should be most interested. boys and five Texas Rangers who ceaselessly guard -the house and Its occupants. Six Ionic columns in front run the length of the mansion's two- story height, giving a qulot appearance of dignity. The structure is brick and steel. Heavily carpeted for the main part, the Interior Is impressive because of Its unbelievably high ceilings and spacious rooms. After one passes through the double doors which center the facade facing cast, the long hall with Its graceful, winding stall case, suggests ease and com fort. v To the left is the "green room which, with a big fireplace, ha a warm, "lived-ln" atmosphere Here was where Sam Housto tore up a preferred federa army commission and tossed 1 Into the fire and here, too, Jame V. Allrod bounced one-year-ol Sam Houston Allred on his knee. On the right Is the "gol room" actually a double-roome reception suite with a colo scheme of gold and silver. Th moire draperies strike the eye Throughout the house, furnish ings represent the taste of 2 governor's wives and, while ex qulsite, they are not always 1 perfect style harmony. The state dining room, im mediately in back of the "green room," has notable events in American history depicted on th walls. To the rear Is the family dining hall where most "firs families of the state" have hai their meals. It Is Informal am Its woodwork, like that through out the mansion, Is impressively white. There Is only one telephon line to the house but It has a number of extensions. The build Inn Is more than 100 feet long and nearly 6J feet wide. DEWITT MACKENZE ANALYZES RESULTS OF ROME CONFERENCE ASFAVORABLETO DEMOCRACIES TAX ASSESSOR AND COLLECTOR TURNED IN EXCESS FEES MORE THAN FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS EARNED OVER EXPENSES PAST YEAR PRESIDENT CREATES REAL ESTATE BOARD DY EXECUTIVE ORDER DUTIES OF BOARD WILL BE TO LOOK AFTER SURPLUS GOVERNMENT PROPERTY T. A. Farmer, assessor and collector of taxes, made his annual report for 1938 to R. A. Caldwell, district clerk Monday, showing excess fees returned to Navarro county of $5,187.73, a higher figure." by several hundred dollars than In previous year. Items included in the report were: Assessing state taxes ....$3,258.91 Assessing county taxes .. 4,395.01 TOTAL 7,653.92 Collecting state ad valorem, motor vehicles license, . occupation, etc., 4,635.18 Collecting county taxes.. 11,709.76 TOTAL $18,344.94 (Included were beer and wine license $44.82, and beer renewal fees, $92.00). Grand total fees earned and collected $23,998,86. Expenditures: Deputies salaries, $11,501.17 Bond premium • • • 428.66 Stationery and office sup- plica 1,422.78 Telephone and telegraph 164.91 Postage , 526.87 Travel expense. Total expenses Farmer's salary 16.70 $14,081.09 4,750^4 Total expense of office 18,811.13 - - $ 5,187.73 Excess fees STATE OFFICIALS OFFER OPPOSITION SECURITIES TAXES MoClaln. Subsidy Vouchers. Fifteen subsidy 1987 vouchers •era received Monday morning at be office of K. C, Robinion, ounty .agent, -totalling .$518.09. Returns to Corsloana, W. A. (Alfred) Clowe li agjUn aseoolated with H, A. Clowe and >, T. Hudson In the operation r the Clowe Floral Company. Tor the past four:,yea,rj» he had e.en with Camden. r Ark n ,,Floral omnany. Hit family returned to *»« ^ WASHINGTON, .Jan.' 16.—</P)— State officials offered opposition today, to enactment. of a federal statute abolishing tax* exempt- Ions • on government securities, ,A special senate committee will begin hearings on the subject tomorrow .with testimony from treasury and justice department officials, ' • ... . John W. Hanes, undersecreary of : the treasury, will present a statement on the economic advisability of taxing government securities and James W. Morris, assistant attorney general, will dla- cuss legal problems. In February witnesses from state andi other organizations. opposing' 'the proposal will be. given a week to testify. . Secreary Austin J, Tobln of the conference on state defense, ah organization of state attorneys general, has said' the. conference favors submission of a constitutional amendment on the question of taxing the income from future Issues/ of securities of itatas and subdivisions; . . . • . (Lawyers we divided in- their opinion a.to whether a constitutional.- amendment Is > needed, or whether a congressional statute would suffice. 'President Roose-i yel tasked congress last year to enact,such a:law,)." , .• Treasury official.-estimated la»t ^^ WASHINGTON, Jan. 16.—W>— President Roosevelt announced the creation by executive order today of a federal real estate board. In a special message to congress, Mr. Roosevelt said the board's duties would Include recommendations for disposition of surplus real estate owned by the government. He added It would also make recommendations regarding "the situation in different communities adversely affected by the loss of tax revenue on land purchased or acquired by the federal government." The president said the executive order carried out a recommendation of a special committee named by him in 1935 to study federal ownership of real estate and its bearing on local taxation, The board will consist of one representative each of the treasury procurement division, the -departments of agriculture, commerce, Interior, justice, navy and war, the Tennessee Valley Authority and the bureau of the budget. These members will be appointed by the heads of the departments. The treasury department representative will serve as temporary chairman pending selection of a permanent head. The president's order requires! maintenance by the procurement division of a permanent current record of all federal real estate. It also, requests executive departments and agencies contemplating acquisition of real estate to find out from the procurement division whether any property owned by the government might be available for the purpose contemplated. In all such cases the departments would be required to confer first with the real estate board. The committee's report showed that the federal government owns approximately 20 per cent of' all the land in the United States. Its holdings In the middle of 1937 were tabulated at 394,657,721 acres of land, valued, with Improvements, at $4,696,062,000. It consists mainly of parks, grazing lands, wild life refugees and similar acreage and Is located In all of the states and In 2,638 of the 3,071 counties In the country. Holdings vary greatly from state to state, running as high as 82 per cent of Nevada and as low as .1 of 1 per cent in Iowa. The report estimated property taxes on the federal land would amount to $91,051,374 at 1037 valuations, but .pointed out that he states receive -much larger sums from the federal government in various forms of aid for relief, highways and other purposes. STANDING, RESULTS, SCHEDULE OF LONE STARCONFEHENCE By The Associated Press. (Games this week). Monday—North Texas vs. Sam Houston at Huntavllle; Southwest Texas vs. East Texas at San Marcos. a Tuesday—Stephen F. Austin vs. Sam Houston at Nacogdoohes. By DEWITT MACKENZIE NEW YORK,- Jan. 16.—</P)—Tha negative results of the Rome con ference between British Premier Chamberlain and Signor Musso llni mean that the Anglo-French brotherhood of democracy already has got under way with its new policy of cracking down on the time in long dictators. For the first . Team — W L. Pot Pts Op Steph F. Austin.. 1 01.000 56 27 East Texas 1 01,000 49 35 Sam Houston ....1 01,000.40 30 North Texas ..,.0 1 000 '36 49 Southwest Texas 0 2 .000 35 49 Besulta Last Week. Stephen F. Austin 56, Southwest Texao 27. East Texas 49, North Texas 35. Sam Houston 40, Southwest Texas 80, Three Lone Star conference cage quintets will be battling to remain in the undefeated class this week as all five circuit schools go into their second week of loop competition. The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks, the East Texas Lions, and the Sam Houston Bearltats all came through with • victories • in the seas.cn curtain" lifters laat week. about $50,000,000,000 was held by sources other than the federal government .and Its agencies. months of search for peace Mr Chamberlain left his much debated "policy of appeasement" on a top shelf at home. Instead the grey haired Briton, upon whose aging and slender shoulders rests the great weight of leadership of European democracy in these critical days, presented a stiff neck to fascist claims. That is one of the two important developments of the conference In the eternal city. And In a broader sense, the parley wasn'l negative since It brought out this vital change In the relations between the totalitarian states and the democracies. The other development of note was the apparent quick recognition by the ever-watchful and astute Hitler of this startling about- face. The nazl chlefaln Is reliably reported to have stepped in after listening at long distance to the conversations and urged Mussoll- no to keep the-:peace for a y8ar before Insisting that Italy's '"natural aspirations" be met. That move of Der Fuehrer isn't hard to interpret. If It comes to a showdown, he must back his fascist ally—and Hitler has other things on his mind at the moment. There are two excellent reasons why the nazl leader shouldn't want to get mixed up In trouble with the democracies right now. One Is that ho Is generally credited with intending to try to gain control of the Russian Ukraine In the spring. The other is that, while he might chance a fight with one nation, he Isn't ready for a general European conflict, which is what a clash between the democracies and the dictatorships would mean. Nobody else is ready, for that matter. LEGISLATURE URGED RATIFY RIO GRANDE WATERJOMPACT AUSTIN, Jan. IS.-^-Prompt ratification of the Rio Grande compact, providing equitable distribution of the stream's waters above Fort Qultman among Texas, Colorado and New Mexico, was urged as an emergency upon the Texas legislature today by Governor James V, Allred. The governor, pointing out the compact was tho fruit of more than 10 years of negotiations entailing expenses amounting • to :$500,000, asked the lawmakers to .approve a blll.^ratUylng the agreement, which, -he': said, was signed at. .Santa Fe," N. M,, on March fl.8, 1938, by commissioners representing the states. "Whon ratified by the legislatures of the three states and approved by the congress of the United States," Allred said, "(the compact) will, In my Judgment, have composed some 40 years of differences between these states and will have brought to an end the- suit pending In the supreme court of the United States between Texas and New Mexico over the waters of this river. This litigation has already cost the state'and citizens 'Of the state qver $1,000,000." AUSTIN, Jan. 16.—(#)—The first bill • passed .by the . house other than that to provide Its pay was one sponsored by Mrs. Nevellle H, Colson of Navasota, one of two woman members of the legislature, Mrs. Colson's proposal called for continuation of the special Ninth District Court of Montgomery, Polk and -San Jaclnto counties. The vote on final passage was • The second bill approved by the house was by the other woman member, Mrs. Margaret Harris Gordon of Waco. It provided for transfer from the Waco district clerk's office to the Baylor University 'Museum of old records of Judge R. E. B. Baylor, co-founder _of the school. Personal > Mr. and .Mrs.-'Paul Ingle of' Dallas visited their-mother, Mrs. J. W. Lawhon,. Sunday .afternoon. N. S, Crawford of Kerens, ohalrr man of the Navarro County <Denv ooratlo executive . committee, was a, Cprelcana viiitor Monday aft- 'FOR SALE'SIGN O'DANIE HOME FT. GOVERNOR-ELECT AND FAMILY LEAVE FOR GIANT INAUGURATION SCENE FORT WORTH, Jan. 16.—(/P>— Governor-Elect W. Lee O'Danlel and his family turned their backs . today on the home here where fl they have lived for 14 years and left for Austin where a gigantic Inaugural ceremony tomorrow will make htm chlof executive of Texas. The O'Daniel family spod toward l| tho state capital with a caravan™ of a dozen automobiles bearing relatives and friends and escorted' by a state highway patrol detachment. Conspicious in the caravan was the sound-ejqulpped bus in which O'Danlel and his hillbilly band made the successful campaign for his election last sum- er. Only one stop was scheduled on tho trip to Austin, where plans for the pageantry and ceremony of the inaugural were receiving final touches. The caravan was ordered by the governor-elect to circle the courthouse square at Waco, where he .opened his campaign last June M3 before stopping at the Roosevelt Hotel for"' lunch. Only three members of O'Daniel's immediate family, himself, his wife, and their daughter, Molly, accompanied the caravan. Pat and Mike, the sons .of the family, ,t :-. * returned to Austin Sunday night !so as not to miss'any o classes at the University. Before departing, Mrs. O'Danlel took a last lingering look about '.ha front room of the home at 2230 Warner Road tha' served as leadquarters for O'Danlel's spec- :acular campaign for governor. The room was littered with' the confusion of moving, and a "For Sale" sign was on the front door. Mrs. O'Danlel sighed. "I wish we'could Just pick it up and'Akt it with us." V- The motorcade sped through Itasca, but stopped briefly In . Hillsboro where O'Danlel shook t lands with friends in a crowd ' hat gathered on the square antic- patlng a night of the new governor en routn to the Inauguration. The party -left Hillsboro for Waco at 10:20 a. m. O'Danlel was to be guest at a luncheon here. WACO, Jan. 16.—</P>—Four housand persons massed on the klcLennnn county courthouse square greeted Governor-Elect W. -iee O'Danlel today as he sped oward Austin and tomorrow's naugural ceremonies. His motor caravan of a score of ard waa greatly augmented by those ot official greeters on the mtskirta of Waco, and a parade four blocks long accompanied him as he circled the block where months ago as a poltical un- mown he amazed observers by rawing a huge crowd In his open- ng campaign rally. O'Danlel's party arrived at 11 a. m. and Immediately after the pa-; ade It was escorted to the hotel Roosevelt) where the chamber if commerce had arranged at uncheon at which former Gov. ?at M. Neff was also to be honor guest. O'Danlel made address to the courthouse oro' Earlier, he stopped brefly ... Illlsboro to shake hands with rlends In a crowd of 150 that was waiting for him on that own's public square. At the luncheon, O'Danlol said he planned to stop In Waco be- ause this- city was the spot where he opened his campaign. "I Just wanted to see If tl ourthouse was still the here," he aid. "I found the crowd was hero. That demonstrates the lopes and expectation* of Waco eople that we will be rid of the rofessional politicians." O'Danlel left for Austin at 1:05 V . m. l O'Danlel Stops at Hillsboro. HILLSBORO, Jan. 16.—<£>)—W. ,ee O Daniel stopped here for .five Jt minutes today. to shake hands 4 i with a number of friends in a I rowd of 180 persons gathered on he southwest corner of the town quare. . Mrs, O'Danlel and Molly ollmb- d out of their automobile and waved to the .crowd. The motor- ale left here at 10:20 a. m. en oute to Waco and Austin. • Motorcade Passes Itasca. ITASCA, Jan. 16.—<ff>—Without much noise but with .considerable peed, the O'Daniel motorcade of early a score of cars dashed hrough here . at 10 a. m., • en oute to the Inaugural ceremonies t Austin. The caravan was headed by a :ate highway patrol car, behind •hloh lumbered the large O'Dan- el hillbilly bus, the latter not-a' ew sight on the streets of thlsL own. O'Daniel got a big majority! ero in the July primary, butf here was no special welcome, lanned for him today since he i ad announced he would stop only Halted at Temple, , s TEMPLE, Jan. 16.—<flV-W. Lee J Daniel's triumphal descent on ustln for his inauguration tomor- ow was halted here today when crowd of 3,000 persons stopped 1m at the high school and demanded a speech. . > -ocal Volleyball Team Defeated By / Dallas Visitor* The Corsloana volleyball team ' ras downed Saturday night by ' he Y. MCA team of Dallas with the .' alias team winning three out of ve games played. -5 w Following the first five games, layers were divided into two nixed teams and the team with Jl he majority of Corslqana players. ',' * von two to one. The Saturday Jt , anjos were in preparation for the ™u« nnual invitation tournament to « ° he'd in Fort Worth Jan. 21.,,^ t that time the world champion MCA team from Houston will be resent. * " Richland Bpys And v Girls Meet Uwoif Hi Boy«, Byrd Wednesday night ,the ponsored mtersohpldstje , all league will feature thi Bn . d b ???J"l ( * *W« m««U . n.lpn boya and

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