Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light from Corsicana, Texas on January 27, 1939 · Page 3
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Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light from Corsicana, Texas · Page 3

Corsicana, Texas
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Friday, January 27, 1939
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THE CORSICANA SEMI-WBBKLY LIGHT, FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, lt>89. THREE CAGE CLDO ANNEXED SLUGGISH AME MONDAY NIGHT GUARDS PROVE HIGH SCORERS FOR BOTH TEAMS IN WACO TILT Will Be Speaker Boys' Conference Corsicana Tigers meet Mexia Black Cat cagers f on »;the junior high gym court Tuesday night at 7:30 o'clock in the second contest of this week. Waco v Bengals will invade the Ip- cal court Friday night in the next melee slated here. The Bengals dropped a 24-14 decision at the hands of the Waco Tigers • in Waco Monday night when 'ie Brazos Bengals led all the way during the defensive feature. Paced by Meyers guard, who dropped four field goals through the basket and a free shot, f r high honors, the Wactans won tho sluggish game on the Waco gymnasium court Mont'ay evening. Both clubs appeared off form, and missed many good chances for goals. The Wacoans, however, appeared the better on defense than the Coslcanans and led throughout the contest. Patrick, Corsicana guard, was J:lgh point man for the losers , with six points. „ • Waco will be In action several times this week. The ' 'Igers play Georgetown In Waco Tuesday night and Austin In Waco Friday afternoon before coming to Cor• alcana Friday night. Waco and Corsicana are always among tho leaders In district cage tournament later In the ason and their non-district engagements are watched with interest. Tho Box Score. Waco (24)— Pyles, i Keeder, f f ovy, f iuby, c Arnold, c Myers, g fg ft pt 1 1 3 Oi 5 Dr. Daniel Russel (above) member of the faculty^ of A. and M. College, will be one of the principal speakers to address ap proxlmately 400 youths who wll assemble In Corsicana on Feb. 3 4 and 5 for the Older Boys' con ference. Other speakers who will address the boys on youth problems of to day will Include David Thrift, A and M. College cadet colonel, and president of tho YMCA cabinet and R. G. Storey, Dallas attorney O. F. Allen, general ohalrmai of the conference, has reportec that conference preparations are advancing rapidly. At the pres ent time homes are still needed Mr. Allen said. Anyone who can furnish two or more conference delegates with a room for the two nights they will be in Corsicana, has been asked to leave their name and address at the YMCA. GENERAL PUBLIC INVITED INSPECT NEW 1939 OESOTfl LATE MODELS ON DISPLAY EMERY AND BUCKINGHAM AT 5TH AVENUE GARAGE Cowboy and Lady 1 1 4 •witt, g o Lucas, g 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 Cooper, g ..-. 000 Pulatti, g 000 Totals 8 8 24 Corsicana (14)— Terry, f 0 0 0 Brownfield, f, 0 0 0 Gonzales, t 10 2 Beale, f 000 Spear, c' 1 2 4 York, g 102 Patrick, g 3 0 6 Totals ._. 6 2 11 INVITATION CAGE TIP NAFNT YMCA COURTJSJLANNED The annual boys and girls bas- :etball leagues and the independ- nt teams of. the Y. M. C. A. 0 Jbasketball league will unite for a mass invitation basketball tournament beginning February 8, C. p. Broughton, physical director of the Y. M. C. A., has announced. In the past Individual tournaments extending throughout the season have been held but due to other conflicting arrangements these will be combined into one continuous tournament this year, Mr. Broughton said. All final the 18. TEACHERS OF COUNTY WILL MEET TONIGHT WITH DAWN PWl BLOOMING GOVE, Jan. 24.— (Spl.)—The Navarro County Teachers Association will meet at Dawson Tuesday night, January 24, at 7:30 o'clock. The following program will be eiven: Music and Speech Students of Dawson S'hool. Models from the new line of 1839 De Soto automotive vehicles are now on display In the showrooms of Emery & Buckingham at tho Fifth Avenue Garage, 217 West Firth avenue. A cordial Invitation Is extended the motoring public by the recently organized firm of distributors to Inspect the new De Soto and Plymouth cars, Steramllne styling and the "handy-shift" are among tho outstand-, Ing features of this year's models ' of the Chrysler-built creations and from radiator grille to trunk they . are marked by long, flowing lines with a minimum of wind resistance. Other features Include tho wide range safety headlamps set flush In the fenders, exceptional baggage space In the rear, new, wide seats each comfortable for three pfcrsons, new full visibility, new type rotary doorlocks, ample headroom. Interiors have been redesigned and more luxuriously upholstered with new type safety | hardware, ! An additional feature is the safety speedometer which gives the driver a light signal to indicate his speed. Also Included are the new types of Insulation against noise and dirt, raintrap cowl ventilator, which may be used In all kinds of weather and Insures ample air circulation, and others. The new dealership has large showrooms, and in addition .are equipped for all kinds of service and repairs with modern methods and machinery. The firm is composed of W. C. (Slim) Emery and G. T. Buckingham, both well known in Corsicana automotive circles. * Brvan and Byrd r-:~j, '".^ners In Two Cage Contests Playing the new independent A. A. U. banketbail -rules for the first time the Bryan girls team defeated the Currlo team 24-0 Monday night at the YMCA. In | I the second game of the evening numbers— the Byrd girls won over the Coca- GUARD SPEAR WAS LEADING SCORER tflTHJS POINTS PURSLEY N03ED OUT B CLUB IN CURTAIN-RAISER BY SCORE 22-21 By PAUL MOORE Sim Sports Editor Corsicana Tiger bas- keteers Tuesday night forged ahead early in their game with the Mexia Black Cats to win, 26-14, in a hard-fought tussle on the junior high school gymnasium court. The Bengals led, 16-7 at the half and 23-7 at the end of the third period, Mexia falling to score a point In tho third stanza. The Black Cats, however, did not quit scrapping and rang up seven points In the final quarter and were going strong when the final whistle was sounded. Purslcy defeated the Corsicana p club, 22-21, In a curtain-raiser attraction. Spear, Bengal guard, led tho scoring parade when he accounted for 13 points. Several of them were sensational and difficult shots Patrick, Corsicana guard, A lively chapter to the screen's his- «£ Flndley^Mex^gwrd, were tory of romantic comedy has been wjth slx ,„,„ cach B Two of added by Samuel Qoldwyn, who so- Patrick's flips were spectacular lected titan-haired, langorous Merle fielders. Obreon as the lady who gaily steals the affections of strong, silent Gary Cooper in "The Cowboy and the Lady," the comedy romance which Is scheduled for Its first showing at the Palace theatre Saturday night at 11:30. Conference Speaker Courthouse News I) I tr'ct Court. The gran;, jury resumed Its In' vestlgatlons Tuesday morning after a several days' recess. Ex parte, Felton Lewis, to remove disabilities of minority, granted. cola teai.i 34-26. L. Armstrong of Forum: Crime Clinic. ! the Byrd team registered 13 .points, Prosecution as a Deterrent of I for top scoring honors. District Court '-'•- '•"• <•- - • -i filed: ' • •••'! vn. ' -•-•- Era-ell Crime—Julius Jacobs. The Navarro County Jouncil—H. B. Bomar. v •/'f games will be played nights of February 15 on and Due to the number of small schools participating a major and minor division will be held. Instead of straight brackets, teams will draw at opponents at the conclusion of cach round, Mr, Broughton said. All teams wishing to enter must send in entry blanks and a $2 entry fee before Monday night, February 22. Trophies will be awarded the three top ranking teams. * Safety HOME DESIGNATED AS OFFICE JUSTICE j v PEACE ATRICHLANO ''. ' The Navarro county commissioners court Tuesday designated the office of Judge C, A. Steele, justice of the peace, precinct 6, Richland, at the home of Judge Steele and passed an order that •the appearance day in that court be . the first Tuesday ' In each month. ': ' The commissioners conferred ..'on a number of matters of busi- ) ness, but no action was reported •,'.' A recent habeas corpus proceeding In county court revealed 'that no order was available, de- 'flnlng the site of the justice court ,in Richland and setting the appearance day. The School's Part in Aiding or Retarding Crime — Holland G. Fllgo. Juvenile Delinquency In Navorro County—Wayne Howell. Personal Mention Of Kerens Folk KERENS, Jan. 24.—OF)—Mr. and Mrs. E. M Westbrook and daugh- er, Miss Betty Bellvn, left immediately after noon Saturday for Bryan, where they will make their liome In tho future. Mr. Westbrook is. connected with the Fed- ercl Land Bank as secretary and treasurer Mrs. Geddls Askew of Amarlllo, came In Friday for a few days' visit with her sister, Mrs. Hallie McClunoy and brother Zack Westbrook. Misses Dolly Chapman and Betty Talley returned to Jacksonville early Monday morning to resume their studies at Lort Morris College, after having spent the week end with home folks. , . Mrs. C. W. White, Mrs. W. T. Stockton and Miss Virginia Crow- spent Monday in Fort Worth, where Mrs White was the guest of her mother, Mrs. Eva Howard, Mrs. Stockton the gu. ' of Mr. and Mrs, B. F. Stroder, and Miss Crowley visited her brother, Allen Crowley and family. Miss Virginia Seale of Denlson spent the week end in Kerens, with her grandmother Mrs. Nettle Seale and family, while Miss Patricia Seale, both daughters of Ford Seale of Denlson, visited her cousin Miss Mary Lola Scale In Corsicana Mr. ana Mrs. F. L. Seale and Mary Lois accompanied the girls . County Court. Judge Paul H. Miller was hearing a civil suit Tuesday. Commissioners' Court. . . A special meeting of the corn- league will open their sehond missloncra court was scheduled to round with the four top teams In be held during the day. In the boys' game played Monday night the Byrd boys defeated the Dr Pepper boys 34-26. Tuesday night tho independent one division. Oil City, Dr. Pepper j K. Wolcns and Rural Shade will' draw opponents at 8 o'hlock. Thursday night Bazette, Union High, and Currle, comprising the lower division of the league, will dram ofr positions, A fourth team will be brought In to complete tho list ol oppoi.ents. GAMING TRIAL IN CITY COURT CAUSE OF MUCH INTEREST Warranty Bonds. Evelyn A. Leo Nash, et vlr. to W. G. Johnson, 23 acres of tho Thomas Davlln survey, $62.50 and other considerations. Amassed Early Lend. The Tigers took charge of the amo early and were leading, 10-5. at the end of the first period. Three of the field goals in the first period were unusual and from a considerable distance from the goal. York, Spear and Patrick made tho unusual shots while Terry and Patrick hit two regulation goals. Tho Black Cats, however, were handicapped by the large court at the junior high gymnasium as their court is considerably smaller than the one here. The Cats are coached by Foster ind Hurrlson. Cotton Harrison is remembered as a sensational football fullback at Temple High a few years ago and later outstanding guard on tho Texas Christian University Horned Frog eleven. The Box Score. Corsicana (26). John Green, (above) young Dallas attorney, will bo one of the youth leaders in tho Older Boys' Conference which will convene In Corsicana February 3, 4 and B. Green Is a recent graduate of the University of Texas Schqol of Law and has been prominent in Dallas Y. M C. A. work for c- number of ye'ars. He will assist In the conduction of devotional services during tho conference. HOMES COMMITTEE DOYS CONFERENCE SEEKING PLACES 200 The homes committee of the Older Boys' conference organization is In need of accommodations for approximately 200 more boys, YMCA officials have announced. Co-operation of Corsl- cann citizenry will bo greatly appreciated, officials snld. Person; who can furnish accommodations for two or more boys for the two nights they will be In Corsicana have been asked to communicate with the nev, E. T. Miller, pastor of the First Baptist church, or the YMCA. Nottcn has been received from tho Gainesville YMCA that they are sending 35 boys to Corsicana. Dallas has given notice that 100 boys are attending from that city. Fort Wnrth, Lufkin, Temple and Waco are alos sending largo delegations. SCHOOL ENROLLMENT FOR SPRING TERM IN SLIGHT INCREASE Enrollment figures for the spring term of the Corsicana public schools show a slight increase over enrollment for tho same period last year. Statistics released by W. H. Norwood, superintendent of public schools, show a total enrollment of 3,460, compared with last years' enrollment of 3,417. These figures represent tho total enrollment on Tuesday, January 24, Mr. Norwood nnld. Late cnrollees will probably Increase tho total figure, ho Hald. Spring enrollment for the senioi high school Is 642, compared with last year's figure of G18. Junior High shows 549 enrolled. Last year's figure was 532. Sam Houston enrolled 471. four less than last year. William B. Travis showed 39D enrolled, compared with last year's 405. David Crockett enrolled 105. Last year this school enrolled 80. Stephen F. Austin enrolled 131 this year and 101 last year. Robert K. Leo enrolled 247 this year and 254 last year. In th? colored schools, Jackson school enrolled 738 and last year 742. Washington school enrolled 184 and last year 204. Total enrollment of white children Is 2,544, and colored 922, Fifth Sunday Singing. The Fifth Sunday singing convention will ho held In the First Christian church at Blooming Grove, Sunday, January 20, start- Ing at 2 p. m.. It has been announced. Senior Civics Class Barry High School Visit Court House Tha Senior Civics class of the Barry High School, ten In number, accompanied by Superintendent J. N. Inmon, visited tho Navarro county court house Wednesday morning In connection with their studies. After visiting various departments of the cuort house, tho class visited In the county court whore a civil lawsuit was In progress. Civics classes from various high schools of Navarro county pay visits to the court house at frequent Intervals during tho school term. "A Home Is Not A Home Until It Is Planted" We have shade, fruit and ornamental trees, Hedge 1'Innts, Vines, Evergreens and Flowering Shrubs. Planting, Pruning, Spraying. 630 North 10th Street Telephone 443 • Corsicana, Texal Player-- fg ft fls pts Moody, f 2 0 0 McNclil, f 0 0 0 E. E. obbs, ot ux, to Mrs. Etta Miller, c 1 1 1 Fitzgerald, 50 acres of tho J. Holt | Bodine, c 6 1 2 .1002 o\vs, f .0 0 0 0 Ynzalcn, f 1 012 'oale, f 0 0 0 0 Irownfield. f 0 0 0 0 'ork, c 1 1 2 3 ''.trick, g 3 0 0 6 car, g 6 1 1 13 Totals 12 2 4 28 Mexia (14). lorry, f 0 0 0 ^tovena, f 0 0 0 survey, $900 and other considerations. C. C. Wilson, et ux, to Alvln Inmon, east 1-2 of lots 1, 2 and 3, block 1, Price addition, Kerens, $1,000. Constable's Office. A negro has been arrested by Constable Clarence Powell and has been charged with theft In Findley, g 3 0 Cantrell, g 0 0 Totals 6 2 4 14 Bird and Eady, referees; Bradley, timer. gus. Considerable Interest was manl- | Two tested in tho Corsicana corporation court Tuesday morning when a contested charge of gaming with dice wag finally brought to trial before a jury. Six men, including both whites and negroes, wore arrested by city officers on January 15 on gaming charges. One of the men went on trial before a jury Tuesday morn- Ing and city officials reported a conviction was secured and the jury recommended the minimum fine of ?1. It was indicated the remaining five would probably be tried Wednesday. Other offenders were brought before the court Tuesday on a charge of sleeping In a public place, three of operating trucks without rear vision mirrors, an one of making a U-turn in the middle of a block In the business sector. A bus driver is scheduled to appear before the court later In the as far as Dallas Sunday, on their, week on tt charge O f driving a bus return home t • — •- • Mrs. Lula Sherrill Is In Dallas for a week's visit with her children, Miss Dorothy Sherrill, Charles and Knox Sherrlll. Miss Lllla Mae Cheek, who is a member of the faculty of the Dverton school system, spent the week end with her parents, Rev. and Mrs. M. 0. Cheek. Mr. and Mrs. Luther Westbrook, Jack and Miss MargaretWestbrook wore In Corsicana Friday after- Use a Dally Sun Want Ad (or iqulck result". Lockers Come In, moke arrangement* for your looker and plant your garden, *berrlei, corn and fruits, with view of storing and have fresh next winter. v You can now kill your meat and have fresh or cured any month In year. With this looker system you can produce your own foods and use for home consumption. WALKER Frozen Food Private Lockers Mrs. Willlam^Baln has returned from a several days' visit In Dallas, where she was tho guest of her mother, Mrs. Ann Lamb, and aunt Mrs. L. T. Leggott Dr. and Mrs. H. W Hoffer and daughter, Mary Fances spent un- day in Kaufman. E. H. Norton is In Fort Worth this week. Mrs. E H. Gray has returned from Austin, where she witnessed the inauguration and visited for a few days with her son Don Gray and wife. Mr. and Mrs. Ell Jennings of Mineola, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Jones of Tyler and Mrs. Neal Allen of Athens were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Seale. - « Emhouse PTA Met In Regular Session On Thursday Afternoon The Emhouae Parents and Teachers association met in regular session Thursday faternoon January 19, at 3:48 p. m. Mr*. E. E. Harville and Mr. Courtade, the vocational agriculture teacher, had charge of the program Fred Wilson, a student In vocational agriculture, discussed the alms and purpose of the F, F, A. chapter, and Virgil Jackson, another vocational agriculture student, outlined the work that the boyi have been doing to beautify the school campus. Joyce Collins and Katy Watktns, two students, furnished tthe musical numbers for the program, At the conclusion of the program cak'e and hot punch were served by Mrs; Harville. . . —Reporter. Sun Want Adi Bring ResulU. at 50 miles per hour inside tho city limits, filed by Traffic Officer Blakeney. 1 Goes to Houston. KERENS, Jan. 25.—(Spl.)—Miss . „„.. -..„.„_ Bernlco Sherrlll has gone to Hous- connection with tho alleged theft ton, where she will make her of several bushels of corn be- homo with an uncle, Calvin Shor- '.onging to Jim Jackson at An- rl ". and family, for an indefinite I ->eriod. Miss Sherrlll has been offered a position with tho Bell Telephone Co., which she will consider. were arrested on drunk- CORSICANANS URGED SEE THAT CHILDREN DEENVACCINATED Citizens of Corsicana wore urged Tuesday by Dr. Wm. T. Shell, Jr., city health officer, to participate in a campaign calculated to prevent any outbreak of smallpox hero by urging the vaccination of children and adults not Immune. The city health officer pointed out there are no cases of the disease In Corsicana at the present, but referred to outbreaks In Dallas and other Texas cities. Only three cases of smallpox were reported In Corsicana during 1938. Mrs. J. W. MsAdams, school nurse, is handling the campaign among, the school children. Arrested For Forgery R. L, Slmpsdn, negro, was arrested Tuesday night by Deputy Sheriff Jeff Spencer on a grand jury Indictment for forgery. enness charges by the constables' department. Justice Court. One was fined on a drunkenness charge by Judge Pat Geraughty. One was fined on a speeding charge by Judge A. E. Foster. Judge C. A. Stcolo of Rlchland reported here Tuesday that fifteen misdemeanor cases were filed in his court during the week-end. _ • Negro Employe of Drug Store Charged In Liquor Case S. E. Brock, negro, employee of a drug store, was charged with violation of -the prohibition laws in a complaint filed Wednesday moraine before Judge A. E. Foster. The case was transerlpted to the county court. The complaint was filed by Pat M. Gaddy, statb L-man. The case was filed for tho alleged »ale of whiskey without a prescription. f \ ^"""^ f Less frying day*! MONTH ' • LVA women and girls obtain t.uo- waj benefit from Cardui. It aids in building up the whole system by helping women to get mote energy, from their food-and so increases resistance to the strain of functional periodic pain. Try it! R D U I D U N LO P "World's Safest Tires." Liberal allowance on your old tires. Busy terms. Always call Dunlop before you buy. 323 N, Beaton • I'hone 603 Announcement Dr. A. R. Johnson OPTOMETRIST . Has Moved to His New Location at ••IF WEST OOM.IN STREET Formerly at Mitchell A McAfee'* COMPLETE EXAMINATION AT LEAST ONCE A YEAR There are few diseases not curable (o a larfte extent, If taken In time. Early symptoms of Bright'* disease are plain to the physician, but not to the layman. Tuberculosis can be detected In the early stagci, by • thorough physical examination. Anemia, with Its attendant cause, Is properly definable only from a thorough study. Cancer can be prevented and cured in many cases by the physician having a chance at it In time. Serious heart trouble can often be avoided, if the doctor Is given an opportunity to treat conditions leading up to It. It is unnecessary for a physician to make a complete examination of every patient who consults him, but for your own protection, you should have H complete and reassuring physical examination at least ones a year- Remember, the doctor can not know all about you and your condition, just because you tell him your name and address. Give him a real opportunity to keep you well. PRESCRIPTION PHARMACY PHONE 56 THIS IS No. 49 Of A SWISS "TfUWO THX 'PUBLIC ABOUT THE OOCrOB." Another car of Ilou Another Carload o" SAVINGS For CorslcanSi 24 48 Kitchen Craft Ib. bag Ib. bag 69c $« I Harvest Blossom 24 48 Ib. Ib. 63c Meal Oats Pork & Beans Mammy Lou Parity Van Camp Bob White 20 2 4 Ib. bag 43 M. pkgs. No. S can Ib. crt. 39c toe 36c Fresh Water FISH IOC Flelschmanns Pure Hog Yeast Lard Neck Bones Roast Brl » kB * Steaks lOc lOc lb. 15c Oranges Texas Seedless dz. 210 Size 12C Cabbage Head" Lettuce SSS. Turnips & Tops Apples «». lc 3 for lOc 3 1 * 1 "' lOc *"• lOc Grapefruit SJSS. 5 for lOc Cookies Oleo Corn Tomatoes Chocolate M'nmllow Puffs Best (Spread lender* sweet Standard a 3 4 , lbs. cans - 150 SAFEWAY YOUR F K I E N D L Y GROCER

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