Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on February 24, 1946 · Page 8
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Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas · Page 8

Pampa, Texas
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Sunday, February 24, 1946
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Gives tUc Own Story . DELHI, Feb. 23— CflP)— (De- li$Sa)-'-l*hirty-five years ago today fSOir f&fhily doctor spanked me and jS£t fhfe wailing in a world where SHlitdhS Bad been g:ad and sad be- me. here I am, halfway to heav- *h, fcftd I still don't know whether to laugh or cry about the whole adventure. 1 ftlways have been happy that I ttos born In my parents' bedroom in that sprawling old house in Kansas City rather than in some neat arid precise maternity ward. it is beginning to look now as if I rnfly never be president of the United States, the goal my mother flfst set for me. Ijafry Truman has used up our Missouri quota. But supposing I had been born in a hospital. Suppose, too, that I did make the White House through some amnesia of the electorate. And suppose some ladies club long afterwards would want to mark my birth- piece. It would look pretty silly to have a bronge plaque on St. Joseph's hospital reading: "Harold Vercingetorix Boyle, . . . the President of the United States, Was born here Feb. 21, 1911. Take elevator to second flood, turn left, third floor, bed number six." Nope, Abraham Lincoln was right. Home is the place to be born. I can't say Mom was cheerful When she learned that I was coming, although she was glad to sec me when I finally got there—15 minutes late,.as usual. As a matter of fact Mom had been pretty blue that winter. And the Boyle family finances weren't in Rockefeller shape. Mom even hesitated to break the bad news to Dad. But he was pleasantly Calm. •> "The Lord will take care of him," he said. That was Dad—always willing to share his responsibilities. There was an old Negro friend of I Typewriter Repairing Remington Typewriters & Adding Machines Sales and Service COMPLETE OFFICli SUPPLIES Pampa Print Shop Printers anil Office Suppliers 306 W. Foster Phone 1233 th6 f«fiBy, fctnlt as ff she e&rrfed her past In her bustle. When Morn locked doleful, Aunt Fanny said: "Don't you fret yourself now, child. You'll never be sorry for having this one. You'll live to be proud of this baby, Honey." Aunt Fanny left this earth yo.irs ago to climb up beside Uncle Tom and Old Black Joe. . Whenever I remind Mom of this prophecy made before my birth, she just laughs and says: "Poor old Aunt Fanny. She had such a good heart, but wasn't she an awful liar?" Mom used to tell us when we were all young together: "Dad and I may never leave you much, but we started you off with good healthy constitutions." Mine has carried me through two wars and 30 countries. It has survived a. broken jaw, a fractured elbow, a dislocated hip, a banged-up back, matrimony and the loss of three wisdom teeth. It is a sad feeling to be 35 years old—the first time—and to realize what you have put behind you and will never come upon again. Things like school and puppy love and pogo sticks. Goodbye yo-yo, yellow chess. When Mom and Dad were married he said her waist was so small he could encircle it in his two hands. Now it is all I can do to put both arms around her. "That's what children do for you," says Mom. I had hoped we could have a se- union at home on this 35th anniversary of our first parting, and here we are with Africa and Japan between us. But if I could be with her today I would &ay what I have always overlooked to tell her in so many words before—how grateful I am for starting the clock that still ticks within me to the same tune of love and fondness with which she bore me in doubt and pain, half a lifetime ago and half a world today. Livestock Show (Continuea Irom page D chamber of commerce office or at the sales pavilion at one dollar a plate. i, j: Telephone service has been supplied to (he sales barns for the show. The phone number is 1551. Tuesday all stock will be sold. Sales of junior livestock starts at 10 a.m. with stock to be sold in the order of their judging. The sale will be broadcast over station KPDN with Col. Earl Gartin of Greensberg, Ind., auctioneer. At 1:30 p.m. the sale of registered Hereford cattle, 39 bulls and 16 females, will start with Colonel Gartin, auctioneer. R. H. Nenstiel will be official clerk. Charles II of England sold Dun- kei-que to the French for 5,000,000 livres. Today's Schedule 0! Redeployment By The Associated Press At least 9,966 war veterans ar expected to return Home toda; (Sunday) aboard 18 troopships. Ships and units arriving today: At New iTork— U. S. Victory from Bremerha', \ (originally due yesterday), 99; troops, including headqrarters and service company, company A anc medical detachment of 2827th engineer combat battalion; 647th quar termaster truck company. Howard Victory from. Le Havre 1,003 troops, including 43rd quartermaster reconsignment holding de- pilot company; 3692nd quartermaster truck company; 1109th engineer combat group. Seton Hall Victory from Calcutta 21 miscellaneous troops. Westbrook Victory from Alexandria, 1,170 miscellaneouns troops. Bessemer Victory from Calcutta, 14 miscellaneous troops At Seattle— U. S. S. Island Bail from Korea, 19 miscellaneous army. U. S. S. Gold Star from Pearl Harbor, 10 navy. At San Francisco— Miscellaneous on following: Rawlins from Saipan, 1,802, mostly army; Lena wee from Gunam, 1,365 navy, 297 marines, 3 army; SC No. 630 from Pearl Harbor, 7 navy. At Los Angeles— Chilton from Saipan, 1,603 miscellaneous troops. At San Diego— Miscellaneous on following: LCI 697, six navy; patrol boat YP 240 and LSM 257, no passenger information; ARS 8 (repair and salvage vessel) towing ATR 72 (rescue tug) 8 navy; YF 730 (converted lighter), no passenger Information; attack transport Napa, 1,640 navy, marines and coast guard. All ships from Pacific forward areas. Congress Program (Continued from page 1) passed bills to make permanent the government-financed school lunch program and to provide more temporary housing for war veterans. Hearings on the Pauley nomination as undersecretary of the navy will be resumed by a senate naval subcommittee Tuesday, with no end sighted to the controversy that already has led Harold Ickes to resign as secretary of the interior after a verbal lashing of the former treasurer of the democratic national committee. Hearings on extension of the CPA, which will cease to exist after June 30 unless congress renews it, will be resumed Monday by the house banking committee. "Camel's hair," used in making brushes, conies from a sepcics of squirrel. ANNOUNCING THE FORMAL OPENING OF OUR INFANT WEAR DEPARTMENT Catering to the CARRIAGE TRADE Everything for the infant, from birth to 6. Shop for your infant needs in this beautiful new department located on the balcony, rear, in the Shoe Store, Infants' Shop Under Ihe Supervision of... Mrs. Geneva Browning New D§ Soto Appears Notable increases in performance standards, plus new, beautiful styling are featured in the 1946 DcSnta, now on display at the rinins Motor company, across the street west of the city hall. The new DeSota features a hew tratis- mlssion—"tip-toe" shift with gryrol fluid drive which permits the driver to drive atl flay without touching the gear shift lever or clutch. New Threats (Continued from page one) •hrough the United States-. NEW YORK STRIKE New Yorkers were told bluntly they "better make preparations for a shutdown of transit any time after midnight Tuesday night." The statc- nent was made by Michael J. Quill, nternational president of the CIO ransport workers union, before a mass meeting of pickets. He was re"erring to the union's threatened trikc for recognition whbh he ilaimed would close down the city's /ast system of subways, elevated, trcot car and bus lines. However, CIO President Philip Murray has expressed willingness to xplore the possibility of averting he walkout. The union wants board if transportation recognition as sole iargaining agent, for the city's 32,000 ransit workers. Some 3.400 employes of the Du- iuesne lipht company at Pittsburgh vere slated to leave their jobs at lidnight Monday, unless settlement rows out of ther new offer to lower ape demands. Meanwhile, the number idle bc- ause of strikes remained at about 70,000 across the country. As the General Motors strike went tirough its 95th day, the union es- imated loss of wages to the strikers t $107,000,000. The industry was pproximately 1,000,000 cars be- aincl s:hedule; the corporation's oss in unfilled orders topped $500,00,000 and the cost to retail deal- rs in lost sales commissions was stimated by trade circles at "well bove $100,000,000." The CIO united auto workers un- on has held out for the 19 1/2 cents n hour pay boost recommended by presidential fact-finding board a- ainst the company's offer of IB /2 cents. Other developments along the la- or front'. Conciliation Director Fdgar L. Varren asked both sides in Detroit's nilk strike to meet with him In Washington Monday unless "sub- tantial progress" was made meanwhile in settling the city's milk trikc. Some 750,000 Detroiters were >ft without milk yesterday as the IO dairy workers strike for a 2f ents hours pay boost wont through its fourth day. McVay Verdict (Continued from page 1) in area where submarines might be encountered require such a course The announcement specified he was neither tried for nor convicted oi "losing" the Indianapolis. Letters of reprimand were issued to Commodore N. C. Gillette, acting commander of the Philippine sea frontier; Captain A. M. Granuni, operations officer at the frontier headquarters, and Lieut. Stuart B. Gibson, of the operations office. A letter of admonition was given Lieut. Commander Jules C. Sancho, acting port director. Vice Admiral Louis E. Dcnfield, chief of personnel, said in answer to news conference questions about McVay's status that "I doubt he- will ever get a command of great responsibility." The court martial, at the conclusion of the trial on Dec. 19, announced acquittal of McVay on a count of inefficiency which alleged he failed to issue timely warning to abandon the sinking cruiser. As to the reprimands for the regular officers, Denfeld said these notations in their permanent records might interfere with their promotions. Sweaters Play Suits Overalls Pillow Cases Bootie Sets Dresses Infant Slips Towel Sets Christening Dresses White batiste, trimmed in dainty Rompers Sqhd white cotton shantung hand embroidered. other beautiful items that list of every mother Opening Monday Morning, February 2§lh. INFANTS LITY Soap Box Derby (Continued from page one) that wheels bearing the official approval of the All-American Soap Box Derby, inc., may be purchased, 01 that wheels may be obtained from coaster wagons, tricycles, baby carriages or other small vehicles In popular use. In no case may wheels exceed 12 inches in diameter. Rules will further stipulate that the cost of wheels with tires, axles, and bearings .shall not exceed $6. Sponsored by the Pampa Daily News here, the Chevrolet dealer, anc the Chevorlet division of General Motors, the Soap Box, Derby, top sports event for boys aged 11 to 15 years, is being resumed this year for the first time since 1941, when it was suspended for the duration of the war. National and international finals will be held at Derby Downs ; Akron, O., in August. In addition the contestants from the U. 3., boys from Canada, Alaska, Mexico and lik-ely from other countries will participate. Red Cross Drive (Continued liom page 1) Scheig, Clayton Husted and Chick Hickman. * Members of the rural committee, headed by Miss Millicent Schaub, are: Mrs. W. E. Melton, Mrs. H. B. Taylor, jr., Mrs. T. Anderwald, Mrs. Bill Perrin, Mrs, V. Smith, Mrs. W. E. Brannon, Mis. L. R. Spence, and Mrs. O. G. Wagner. C. W. Burgess, head of the drive at Lefors, has his group already working. Quentin Williams will give a brief talk over radio station KPDN this afternoon, beginning at 5:30, on the importance of supporting the Red Cross, although the war is over. The four reasons given for continued support of the Red Cross, in its campaign to raise $100,000,000 are: 1. For the men now overseas. They must have recreation, though they are not fighting. 2. For the men in the hospitals here at home. They must be helped through entertainment to grow well again. 3. For the veterans who have already returned to their homes. Un^ told thousands of them still need the help of £ll Americans. 4. For any disaster that might arise in this or any other con\n>unity. The Red Cross is usually ooe >f the first organizations on scene when life is threatened and property a,n4 personal jave 4 Hjriiw 3p^«ffii$'tf M **&**\*K$*£\ Houston Strike (Continued from page 1) refused to grant recognition to the unions. GUARD STANDS BY .Mayor Otis Massey said city officials are, confident that Houston's water and sewer plants will continue to operate despite the, threatened withdrawal of union workers and that the Texap; State defense guard was "standing, by in case it is nneded." ' vw-i •'•:••. Massey said he had been assured by arting City Manager J. M. Nagle that "there are enough loyal men at the water and sewage plants thai, these plants can be operated." City officials sav 400, not 1,000, em- ploves are on strike. Unccllected parbaee is r.lutterlnt; Houston's sidewalks and plleys. City Health Director Austin Hill said to- .day the sanitary situation was becoming acute. The strike began last Wednesday. Yesterday Maxwell, sneaking for the Houston Building Trades council, said the city's water, gas and sewage plants woujd be closed down at 5 p.m. yesterday. Before a meeting of the city council, however, yesterday afternoon, he withdrew this "unconditionally." Early todav the pity spcured a temporary restraining order from District Judcce Ewing Bovd forbidding any picketing of oit.v services and properties and forbidding assembly within 500 feet of anv city property. The. order was directed at O. L. Duncan, president of the city- county employes union and M. B. Grimes, business agent for the hoisting engineers, Local 450. The city council at a meeting this morning passed a motion offering .strikers the right to return to their jobs by 9 a.m. Monday, "with un- 'imualred .seniority and privileges." Nagle said the cost of a raise originally' asked by the strikers would be around $300,000 a year for union men and others on the same type of job. A similar raise to all city employes would come to around $1,250,000, he said, and a nine per cent raise for all city emplpyes making less than $200 per month would cost Houston $360,000. Draft Halt; CContinusd from 'page one) would be practically impossible to keep drafted men overseas much longer, and we will have to do something to avoid this." He added that 'Maybe Mr. Vinson has : some of the answers." Vinson told that if his plan is adopted soon "there will be no need to contlnue.,;;;the draft." He added that the people pro against jt.- He said if necessary, it might be continued for a,,n}o.p|h or two while his program got .under way. The war department has contended the draft act Is necessary to maintain occupational forces and to meet the nation's other national defense commitnients. • The President in his state of the union message to congress noted that the war and navy departments estimate that a ye4r.,'frp}n now a total strength of ftgQQ.QOp will needed for the armed jprces, In case the campaign for volunteers does/ not ' tier, he -''ft Bii§ ai Home Here Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth McEl- fath, 72, died at 11:10 a. m. Friday at the home of her tough tef, 2304 Alcock, where she was making hen home. She had been a resident of neat Fampa and Noellete for the last 15 years. ' She is survived by two sons, Alvin of Pampa and Jonathan of Alaska; daughters, Mrs. Hall of Pampa, Mrs. Floyd Humphries of Borger, Mrs. R. J. McKinnis of Abilene, Mrs. Clyde Dingers of Coleman; brothers, John Williams of Shield, Henry and Ed Williams o; Coleman, Howard of Bixoli, Miss., and nine grandchildren. Mrs. McElrath was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James W. Williams, pioneers of Colemati. Services will be held -at 2 p. m. today at the First Christian church of Coleman and burial will be in Coleman cemetery. Arrangements have been under the direction, of Duenkel-Carmichael. Mrs. Elizabeth E. Gay Dies in Hospital Here Mrs. Elizabeth E. Gay, wife of A. E. Gay of Plainview, died in a local hospital at 10 a, m. Friday after a short illness. Mrs. Gay had been brought from Plainview to the local hospital only a few days ago. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Betty Frances Zabel, surgical nurse in local hospital; Mrs. D. Thompson of Plainview, Mrs. C. C. Norman of Denton; sons, H. L. and G. H. of Abaline, A. D. of Odell; four siters and five brothers. The body was sent to Denton by Duenkel-Carmichael Funeral home where funeral services and burial will be held. fri faV&f of "fira—„ fn htt tt&afcfcsttti of the' \mteh message to eonSrfeil fast month, Mr. rnanan defclared: "Unless the price control act Is renewed there will be no Itfnit to which our price levels would sffar. Our country would face a. national disaster." He said wartime controls wfitrtd have to be kept over prlc'es until enough goods could be produced to remove the threat of Inflation. So Mr. Truntian urged congress to &tend bo'iH price and rent control for a full year beyond hext June 30. tffttft . Irrdffift ,&r15wt& ft fcp'ofl&t in eS fhile 8rea, to frhere a railway statttin fire. , White House Refuses Chicks Sent C.O.D. WASHINGTON, Feb. 23.—(/P)— The White House, on direct orders rom President Truman, today reused to-accept 1,000 baby chicks sent to the President C. O. D., $70, by a Richmond, Ind., chicken raiser. The White House earlier had ten- ;atively refused delivery when the. express truck drove up to the White House garage -about half a mile rom the executive mansion. The matter was put up to the ^resident later when the yacht Williamsburg, on which he had been cruising since yesterday morning, docked at the navy yard, Secretary Charles G. Ross told •eporters that numerous offers were being received from would-be purchasers of the chicks. Apparently their final disposition s now up to the express company and the shipper. Bombay Riols (Continued irorii page 1) dians of the congress (party) spoke to the world of wining swaraj (home rule) through non-violent action and belied the words in action—and that, too, at a critical period of her life." A British communique said last night that the ships and guns on the vessels aboard which the Indian sailors mutinied were being demobilized and small arms removed "without incident.' The striking seamen remained a- bqard the vessels, and were being is- suod rations, the communique added. An examination of the castle rock barracks fough a long rifle duel with sailors fought a long rifle duel with the British troops, showed one Indian sailor killed and two wounded, the communique added. Previously an escapee had reported that 200 mutineers were killed in the gun fight. The surrender of the sailors both ashore and afloat, estimated at 12,000 men, took place at 9:00 a. m. Maulana AbUl Kalam Aazd, president of the Indian national congress, said he had recei'/ed assurance from the British commander-in-chief in Indian, Gen. Sir Claude Auchinleck, that there would be no mass pun- ishmpnt of the sailors, and that all legitimate grievance would be sympathetically considered. The sailors demanded increased ' Our tailoring will give you the correct appearance. BoB Clements 114 W. Foster' Ph. 1342 OPENING MONDAY FIVE-FIVE DELIVERY SERVICE Anywhere in City Limits 25c PHONE 55 408 W. Foster Forrest Vaughn Bill Rice LIVABLE MODERN Custom Quality and built-in .comfort are exclusive features found in this new style modern suite. You sink deeply iri the luxurious cushions and the .back is made to fit you. Choice fabrics. Card Tables Samson card tables. Good and sturdy with metal legs, $3.50 Shag Rugs Pastel throw rugs for your room. From $6.55 Wool Throw Rugs 1 Just the thing for your living room. prom $4.95 Chenille Throw Rugs ^lowered rugs, in pastel shades, $7,95

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