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Corsicana, Texas
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Tuesday, January 31, 1939
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11 —W)-' . 'PAYMENT OF Pfltt; . AND OTHER TAXES : EXTREMELY SLOW OFFICES AT COURT HOUSE TO REMAIN OPEN AS LATE AS NECESSARY Payment of poll taxes and ad Valorem levies were reported extremely slow at the office of T. A. Farmer, assessor and collector of taxes Monday morning, but the customary last minute rush Is anticipated Tuesday. Scores were at the windows Monday morning. The office will remain open Monday night as long as customers come to the windows, Farmer Bald Monday, and the office will be open Tuesday night until midnight. State and county ad valorem taxes not paid for the current year by Tuesday night at midnight will become delinquent. The payment of polls has been extremely light despite the fact that, state and county authorities have repeatedly warned the electorate there Is a strong possibility that a number of Important proposed changes In the Constitution of Texas will be submitted during the year as a result of likely legislation before the Texas Legislature. There had been only 3,728 poll 'taxes Issued at 9 o'clock Monday morning, but none of the mall orders have been worked. Two years ago there were approximately 6,000 poll taxes paid. Assessor and Collector Farmer 'stated Monday that considerable ad valorem taxes has been received through the mall, but both regular and poll tax payments 'are behind the totals on the same date last year, PROSPECTS TEXAS FARM INCOME HAS SHOWN INCREASE COLLEGE STATION, Jan. 3.— (Spl.)—Prospects for Texas farm income in 1039 are at least fourteen million dollars brighter now ,. than on January 1, when the >- AAA estimated $42,000,060 would be issued in "conservation payments" to farmers of this state 'Who took part In the national < • acreage curtailment program of 1038. The AAA now estimates such payments will exceed $66,000,000, -which is about $22,000,000 more 'than the total of such grants in connection with the 1937 pro, gram. - George Slaughter, chairman of the Texas Agricultural Conservation Committee of the AAA, said 1938 conservation payments will > be dlvived about as follows: For compliance with acreage allotments for. cotton, $33,000,000; :general crops, $11,000,000; peanuts, $100,000; wheat, $3,600,000; and rice, $100,000. . For additional soil- building practices—$4,000,000; range program, $3,780,000; to Increase small payments, $3,000,000; total, $56,850,000. Additional grants called "price adjustment payments" are slated tor growers of cotton, wheat and rice, as soon as possible after plantings for the current season have been checked. /Preliminary estimates indicate 'that rates of "price adjustment" or "parity" payments for 1939 will . .be 1,6 to 1.8 cents a pound for ; cotton; 10 to 12 cents a bushel for r .wheat; and 12 to 13 cents a s ' hundredweight for rice—payment Din each case to be made on the i> normal yield of the acreage allot- *<ment, as established under the >;1989 agricultural conservation pro- News of County Home Demonstration Clubs Roane Club. 'Bacillany white diarrhea Is an Infectious and contagious disease among baby chicks," said Clara E. Rettlger, county home demonstration agent, to the members of the Roane Home Demonstration Club at a meeting of the club at Mrs. Frank Mitchams, January 27, 1939. "This disease spreads from chick to chick and from the hen to the baby chick. Eggs from diseased hens transmit the disease directly to the chicks hatched from them, This discuses can be prevented by blood testing the flock before the hatching season,'' continued Miss Rettiger. The following were appointed on the finance committee: Mrs. E. L. Talley, Mrs. M. L, Douglas, and Miss Mary Eppll Talley. The club decided to send a pot plant to Mrs. Jim Estes, one of our club members, who Is 111 In Scott and White Hospital, Temple, Texas. Those present were: Fifteen club members and four visitors, Mrs. C. W. Reagan, Kerens; Mrs. R. O. Griffin, Overton; Mrs. W. F. Mltcham, Jr., and Mrs. J. G. Wolverton, and J. R. Waco. The next meeting will be at Mrs. T. A. Talley's February 10.—Reporter. SAThree Days' Cough „ No matter how many medicines sypu have tried for your common gh, chest cold, or bronchial Irrl- rts ...on, you may get relief now with ?j Oreomulslon. Serious trouble may dbe brewing and you cannot afford sto take a chance with any remedy n ?less potent than Oreomulslon, which &goes right to the seat of the trouble f-ancl aids nature to soothe and heal Inflamed mucous membranes to loosen and expel germ,n phlegm. -Even If other remedies have failed, .fdon't be discouraged, try Oreomul- fc.'Blon, Your druggist is authorized to frefund your money if you are not ^thoroughly satisfied with the bene- sflts obtained. Oreomulslon is one ', ask for it plainly, see that the ..e on the bottle is Oreomulslon, I you'll get the genuine product I the relief you want. (Adv.) White's Chapel Club. The White's Chapel Home Demonstration Club met with Mrs. Sallle Parrish on Friday with twenty members present. This being a. called meeting for appolntappolntmcnt of committees there was no program given: The following committee were: Program, Mrs. H. M. Bashum, Mrs. Jack Megarlty and Miss Alice Crumbley. Finance—Mesdames F. P. Mc- Culston, W. A. Dobbins, J. A. Worthy. Membership—Misses Addle Parrish, Cora Roberts and Mrs. W. M. Young. Expansion—Mesdames Walter Beeman, Harvey Beeman and Miss Dot Thompson. • Recreational—M e s d a m e s M. Owen, S; H. Willis and Earl Beeman. Exhibit — Mesdames W. M. Stough, P. B. Walker and A. W. Burns, Sick—Mesdames W. N Hamilton, M. L. Spurlock, J. R. Williams, Martha Hagler and Miss Louise Spurlock. Reporter—Mrs. R. P. Garrett. Parliamentarian—Miss E d 1 th Hamilton. Kitchen Demonstrator—Mrs. P. B. Walker. Chicken Demonstrator—Mrs. R. P. Garrett. In addition to the appointment of committees the yearbooks were filled out with hostesses for each meeting. The hostess, Mrs. Parrish, was assisted.In serving by Misses Addle Parrish and Alice Crumbley and Mrs. H. M. Bashum. They served fruit salad, cake and coffee or tea. Wednesday Meeting. Preparation of the brooder house before the arrival of the chicks is very necessary, Mrs. R. P. Garrett, chicken demonstrator, told a group of 23 women of the White's Chapel Home Demonstrai tlon Club Wednesday afternoon at her home. Mrs. Garrett continued by saying that the temperature should be about 98 degrees around the brooder the first week, 98 the second and 92 the th'-d week. Putting too many chicks' under one brooder will be a mistake —about 260 to 300 chicks under a 50 to 60 Inch brooder. Then put feed and water in brooder house before chicks arrive. When chicks arrive dip their beaks In buttermilk or water to teach them to eat and drink. A good commercial, feed Is best to start them on. It, Is best to leave it before them at all times, also have grit and oyster shell of chick size for them. Water Is a very important part of the chicks diet and should be supplied several times each day. Skim milk Is excellent for chicks too, but precaution should be used In giving it to them. Never use metal containers as they might cause a poison and it should be fed only In the morn- Ing as the milk will cause the chickens to become damp and will also cause flies In the brooder house, i If chicks develop white diarrhea check your feeding and brooding practices for the cause.' Coccldlos- ses Is a fatal disease, and Is caused by an organism which enters the chicks body through- the mouth with feed and water. When it appears, kill and burn the Infected chicks and flush the rest with soda, one tablespoon to a gallon of water. Salts Id also good. Two table, oona to a gallon of water. Two other papers were given by Mesdames C. A. Still and P. B. Walker on "Feeding For Egg Production." Leaflets on that subject were given to each of the club women present. The hostess, assisted by Mesdames M, L .and C. A. Still and E, B. Osborne served fruit t,-lad cake and tea.—Rent 'ter. tale On Watches See Our Window Display of Watches of All Kinds and Several Makes, now Reduced to ^ Price Now is- the time to get a good watch for yourself, some member of the fam- i or as a gift.' LESS THAN HALF OF LAND TERRACED THAT NEEDS ATTENTION COLLEGE STATION, Jan. 30.— (Spl.)—The present status of the soil and water conservation movement in Texas shows thirteen and a half million acres of crop land terraced or farmed on the contour while over 17 million acres of crop land are still In. need of conservation measures. Altogether 811,264 acres of cultivated land were terraced in 1938 as the state's campaign to hold soil and catch rainfall widened to include pastures and range land to a record degree. Farmers and ranchemen terraced, ridged, contour furrowed, and contour chiseled 386,011 acres of range land in 1938 while the 1937 total was 232,632, and In 1936, less than 100,000 acres, M. R. Bentley, agricultural engineer of the Texas A. and M. College Extension Service, said In announcing conservation totals of county agricultural agents' annua.1 reports. Bentley estimated that well in excess of two million acres of crop land has been farmed on the contour for the first time In 1938. Use of county owned equipment, rented to farmers and ranchmen at a nominal charge, continued to spread in Texas as a new record for land so terraced—410,609 acres—was set. The 1937 figure was 373,000 acres. Spreader dams constructed during the year will divert run-off water from creeks and draws to 139,626 acres of range land. The AAA range conservation program is credited with much of the Increase In conservation measures on grass land. Furrow damming was used on 248,035 acres of crop land and 216,634 acres were pit cultivated, Beltney said. Most of this work was confined to the Panhandle and Northwest Texas. COTTON PRODUCERS TO RECEIVE SOIL ALLOTMENT EARLIER Navarro county cotton producers In the AAA program are expected to receive the general soil depleting allotment for each farm in 1939 several months earlier than in 1938, according to an announcement made Monday morning by Sinclair Baker, administrative assistant, and Roy R. Keeling, chairman of the Navarro county committee. The state headquarters has re- leas«d the Navarro county allotment at 152,537 acres. Each individual farm allotment will be computed in the county office as soon as possible and then the county tabulation will be returned to the state office for approval, the announcement stated, Present indications are that tho individual farm allotments this year will be as much as in 1938, with some exceptions due to past practices on the individual farms. The individual farm allotments should be in the hands of the operators by March 1, 1939, which will permit the farmers time to comply with these allotments to a greater extent than in 1938. The 1938 individual farm allotments were not available to the producers until September, It was pointed out. SCHOOL ENROLLMENT THIRTY - SIX LESS THAN ONE YEAR AGO Total enrollment figure for the Corslcana public school system Monday, January 30, was 3,466 compared with last year's enrollment for the same date which totalled 3,502. Enrollment by schools was as follows: Senior High, 642; Junior High, 649; Sam Houston, 471; William B. Travis, 399; .Robert E. Lee, 247; David Crockett, 105; S. F. Austin, 131. Colored schools: Jackson, 738, and Washington, 184. Total colored enrollment was 922 and white enrollment was 2,644. Home Demonstration Club Council Meets Saturday Afternoon The Home Demonstration Club council met in the court house Saturday afternoon, Jan. 28. Twenty-eight members and officers were present. Eleven of the thirteen clubs were represented. The following officers were installed: Miss Hortense Waters, chairman; Mrs. W. M. Stough, vice chairman and Mrs, O. K. VInson, secretary and treasurer. Mrs. W. M. Stough' reported on Texas Agricultural Association meeting which was held at Dallas Jan. 16. " The following committee chairman read 1938 committee plans and ask for changes and . recommendations by council members: Finance, Mrs, J. M. Parrish; educational, Mrs. Kyle Stokes;- exhibit, Mrs. R. P. Garrett; expansion, Mrs. Ollle Prince; yearbook, Mrs. S, B. Watson. .The Oak Valley Club was awarded the Chamber of Com' merce cooker.—Reporter. Windshield Wiper Service Don't take chance* while It Is raining. If your windshield wiper doe* not work, drive to us, we can repair It Our prices are very reasonable. TAYLOR MAGNETO HOUSE Beautiful PERMANENT WAVE At Moderate'Price* One Minute, Wireless Wave, Maohlneless waver,' or Electrical wave, all, done wttn.gPod.BOr lutlon. AU kinds., of 'Beauty Work done by Expert Operator*. ' NOBRI8 UBADTY SHQP INCOME TAX IN A NUTSHELL WHO? Every single person or married person not living with husband or wife who had net Income of $ 1,000 or more or gross Income of $5,000 or more, and generally, husband and wife living together, who had an aggregate net income of $2,600 or more or an aggregate gross Income of '$6,000 or more, must file returns. If in doubt, obtain form and printed Instructions from collector of internal revenue. WHEN? The filing period begins January 1 and ends March 15. 1939. WHERE?? Collector of internal revenue for the district In which the person lives or has his principal place of business. HOW? See Instructions accompanying Forms 1040 A and 1040. WHAT? Four per cent normal tax on the amount of net Income In excess of the personal exemption, credit for dependents, earn- ed-lncome credit, and Interest on obligations of the United States and obligations of InstrumentaHtles of the United States. Surtax on surtax net Income In excess of $4,000. INCOME TAX DON'TS DON'T prepare your return without first studying the instructions accompanying the form. DON'T procrastinate. Early assembling of data permits a careful consideration of all tax problems. DON'T destroy the memoranda from which your return was prepared. DON'T omit explanation when such Information Is essential to an intelligent audit. Attach memoranda to your return. ' YOUR FEDERAL INCOME TAX NO. 1 How To Avoid Common Errors The period for the filing of Income-tax returns covering the calendar year 1938 began January 1 and ends at midnight of March 15, 1939. To file early Is of mutual benefit to the Government and the taxpayer. Within this period are filed annually millions of Individual income-tax returns, a large proportion of which report income subject to the tax. The latter contain a considerable percentage of errors, which if uncorrected by the audit would result to the disadvantage of the tax payer. Many are errors of computation easily discovered on the face of the return, which usually Is accompanied by a payment of more than the amount of tax due. In other returns it Is readily discernible that the taxpayer has failed to take advantage of the personal exemption, credit allowed for dependents, or deductions from gross income to which he la entitled, To avoid these and other errors, the Bureau of Internal Revenue urges careful reading, .of the instructions accompanying the forms for filing the returns. Addition Information, if needed, may be obtained at the office of a collector of Internal revenue, deputy collector, or an Internal revenue agent In charge. A taxpayer who applies to a revenue officer for assistance In preparing his return should take with him a copy of his prior year return. Also, as a further aid In the preparation of a correct Income-tax return for the year 1938, the Bureau has prepared a series of short newspaper articles, of which this Is the first, advising the salaried man, wage earner, professional and business man—In fact, every class of Individual taxpayer—of the requirements and privileges a.s interpreted under the latest reflations, rulings, and decisions relating to the Income-tax law, FIVE DEBATE TEAMS OF CORSICANA HIGH IN MEXIA TOURNEY Five debate teams. represented Corsicana high school In the debate tournament held at Mexla, Saturday, January 28. The five teams won eleven debates out of eighteen. Billy Bradford and J, R. Blumrosen won three and lost none. Dorothy Farrar and Patsy Jeffers won two . and lost one. Count Wright and T. L. Carlisle, Jr., Hal Bookout and- George Labban, Jr., and Maurice Jackson and Mickey Edwards won two and lost two, ...'.. A number of debaters, declaimers, and extemporaneous speakers will represent. Corslcana In the largest speech... tournament held in the state, when they.enter the Baylor University . ..invitational Tournament Friday, .and Saturday. Five or six hundred, .high shoool students are expected to participate in this . tournament. The local debate composed of Count .Wright and T. L. Carlisle, Jr., and .Misses Dorothy Farrar, Patsy Jeffqrs, Joyce Gentry, and Ruth Parker. .Hal Bookout will enter the. mens declamation contest, while George Labban and Miss Vivian Ford will enter in extemporaneous speaking, according to the local speech director, R. A. Armlstead. Personal J, F. Slater of Brushy Prairie wa sin Corslcana--Monday, Tom Allmon of • Navarro Mill* was here Monday J. A, Jackson of Powell was a Coraicana visitor-Monday. • N. S, Crawford of Kerens, county' Democratic chairman, was here Monday morning^ ... Notice Anyone owing bills, to J, B. Small- Ing, or holding clalm| against hl» estate are requested to file Mme at the Corslcana Planing Mill w JOHNNIE JIMAIXINO ' ^Ui^ajpally S\m Wajjt A* «Q,t SOUTHWESTERN LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY INCREASES ASSETS An Increase In assesta of $5,777,727, the largest In Its 36 years' history, was made by Southwestern Life Insurance Company during 1938, according to C. F. O'Donnell, president. The company's annual Financial statement shows total assets of $61,200,299. A comparison with last year's statement shows that the Southwestern Invested heavily during 1938 In United States government bonds, and In bonds of Texas ci- ies and counies. The Increase In heso items accounts for the greater part of the gain In assets. With more than $29,000,000 now Invested In bonds, Mr. O'Donnell said that his company had continued Its record of never having had a default of either interest or principal on any bond. "The company's bonds are worth at current market prices $2,226,619 more than their book value," he said. During 1038 the company gained insurance of $19,664,935, bringing the .total to $342,617,326. "Southwestern Life Is now the second largest company in the South writing ordinary Insurance only," said Mr. O'Donnell. "Measured by amount of capital, it Is fifth In size in the United States." EXTENSION DEPT." SOUTHERN METHODIST TO ORGANIZE CLASS The extension department of Southern Methodist University will organize a class for the spring term Thursday, Feb. 2, at the senior high school auditorium. Musical appreciation and musical literature, No 89-W, will be offered as one of the courses of study. This is a course In the study of the symphony and symphonic music and will be open to laymen as well as to those want- 'ng college credit. A small auditors fee will be charged for those who do not want to work for credit. Courthouse News Newspaper Changes Here 50 Years Ago Under "Dallas and Texas 60 Tears Ago," the Dallas News Monday had the following paragraph: A half Interest In the Corslcana Democrat has been sold by W. F. Colqultt to A. Harris, formerly of Alabama. The Courier has .been leased by H. C. Shopshlre from O. Pndet, the owner. AGED RESIDENT OF ALMA DIED MONDAY; DURIAL ON TUESDAY Mike F. Fraze, aged 8T years, died at his home at Alma, Ellis county, Monday morning at 12:30 o'clock. Funeral services will bo held from the Alma Methodist church Tuesday afternoon at o'clock. Interment will be In, 1 Palmer cemetery. The rites ,•*,. be conducted by Rev. Z. R. Fl pastor of the church. . Mr. Fraze was a native of tucky, but had resided at Afrna for the past 31 years. Surviving are his wife, of Alma; a brother, Jim Fraze, LIndsey, Oklahoma, and a sister, Mrs. Sue Payne, Allen, Texas. Corley Funeral Home Is direct- Ing the arrangements. . , At K. WOLENS presenting THE NEW SPRING COLORS —in— "Lady Kay" Hose Supplement Spring Smartness and Style with These Sunny New Shades with Their Spring Freshness and Beauty District Court. The criminal docket was taken up In the district court Monday morning. The following have been summoned as petit jurors for the sixth week of the January term of the district court for the week beginning Monday, Feb. 5: Paul Mllner, Streetman 1; Frank Wilson, Corsicana S; Tom Ken- ncr, Powell; J. N. Edens, Jr., Cor- slcana; J. M. Gates, Corsicana 6; J. C Weaver, Wortham 1; .. Q. Sasterllng, Chatfield; R. F. Bartett, Rice; Clark DuBose, Streelman 1; A. F. Montgomery, Eureka; A. L. Bain, Kerens; E. H. Gray, Kerens; D. T. McNeal, Jr., Dawson 1; G. W. Thomas, Dawson; Soy Harrison, Corsicana; W. F. aontfort, Corsicana; Terry McCary, Corsicana; T. C. Orr, Corsicana; J. A. Plttman', Corsicana; 3. W. Robinson, Corsicana; F. H. Harvey, Jr., Corsicana; L. E. Mitchell, Corsicana; George C. Wilson, Corsicana; H V. Fuller- ion, Corslcana; Ben Carroll, Blooming Grove; J. O. McSpadden, Blooming Grove; Brady Baldwin, Frost; Herman Daniels, Frost 1; Everett Farmer, Corslcana 2; R. tf. Parrish, Dawson 2; C. A. Liv- ngston, Corslcana 3; L. O. Mc- 3raw, Barry; H. L. Reed, Barry; R. H. Ford, Purdon 1; Walter Johnson, Emhouse; Clyde Owens, Smhouse. Lola Manning vs. Walter Manning, divorce and Injunction. A :emporary injunction was granted t>y District Judge Wayne R.. Howell restraining the defendant from disposing of certain community properties. Mildred Harrison vs. -Preston Harrison, divorce grant; d. Mrs. Bessie Williams vs J. R. Williams, divorce granted.' Leora Davis Jessie vs. Robert Jessie, divorce granted. Minnie Pardee vs. Robert T. Pardee, Jr., divorce granted. Willie Belle Deans vs. Jesse Deans, divorce granted. Aron Mason vs. Donle Mason, divorce granted. • Marriage License* Andrew Patterson Cook and Oo- ta Williams. Lon Bell and Mrs. Bessie Williams. J. B. Thompson and Johnnie Couch. L. E. Leopard and Lcona Pryor. Warranty Deeds. Tidewater Associated Oil company to Ivan Thorn, 881-2 acres of the Joseph Bragg survey. $2,000. Dave Speagle to John R. Corley, Jr., Lot 4, Block 4, D. W. Wright .Addition, Barry, John McGowan survey, $166, Justice Court. Five were fined for drunkenneis and one fc?r speeding during the week-end by Judge A. B. Foster. County Superintendent'* Office A special meeting of the Navarro county school board, was held Monday at the courthouse for the purpose of appointing several trustees. '• • • Commissioner* Court. The regular meeting of the commissioners court will be held Wednesday • morning. The apooint- ment of a county farm superintendent Is expected to be among the items of business t<< be sldered. The commissioners 1 o deadlocked on this question at aeverai previous meetings. More Baby Chicks Are Fed Bed Chain Chick Starter every year. It gives better results. Distributed By MflCQtPIN GRAIN COMPANY Telephone 470. Does Your Radiator Leak? Thm briny It by and let u» It. The colorful birds fly South for the coming warm season and new warm colors matching the gay colors of the birds have been created for the season by Lady Kay. Ten Colors: To go with your new spring clones and costumes — • BOBOLINK— Golden Beige to blend with Patio Tan, Burnt Wheat, or Caramel Leathers. • THRUSH— A light, lively brown to blend with Golden Havana tones, and * as a sunburn color. • LARK— A string beige to blend with putty or natural colors, and to neutralize vivid costumes. • CHICKADEE— A light skin-tone, particularly important far resort and summer, to wear with light pastels. • SWALLOW— A light copper to blend , with nasturtium. An excellent shade for resort -or summer. • ORIOLE — A lively copper keyed to Sienna Rust and other orange-copper tones. • FLICKER — A Rosy Copper to blend with important reddish copper tones such as Japonlca and Fresh Earth. • BOBWHITE— A rosy brown, more vivid than Flicker but keyed to the same range of rosy copper leathers. • FALCON— A light pink-beige which blends with wine or cranberry tones as well as with pink. • FLAMINGO — A pink-mauve tone reflecting the claret, cyclamen, and fuchsia tones. ASK FOR THE NEW SPRING HOSE BY NUMBER C-248 Genuine Crepe 2-thread Ring- less, very sheer hose. At K. WOLENS KR-345 'Kant-Run' Beautiful mesh- like stitch. They are guaranteed not to run. C-345 Pure Silk three-thread Crepe Rlnglesa" Hose. D E P A RT M E N T ST 0 R E S j—£ •^••••••^^••^•••••••••••••••••^•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••JMMMl . J flush; and repair It. 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