Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light from Corsicana, Texas on February 3, 1939 · Page 2
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Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light from Corsicana, Texas · Page 2

Corsicana, Texas
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Friday, February 3, 1939
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X ' *>y i *-j? f x, f v i !3p f " THE OORSICANA SEMI-WEEKLY 'EIGHT, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5, SENATE COMMITTEE MAKES ITS REPORT ON COLORADO FLOOD DECLARES LCRA REFUSED MAKE ANY DEFINITE COMMITMENT OF POLICY AUSTIN, "Jan. 31.—W— A senate committee which Investigated operation of dams in the Colorado river flood of last July recommended today the legislature immediately determine policies of power production and flood control for all river authorities in the state. In a report members said the lower Colorado River authority had refused to make "any deflnlt* Commitment to this committee" on the amount of empty storage space it would keep available at all times for flood protection. Th«. report nald: "In view of the fact that projects of such magnitude are new In Texas, and because the problem of conservation and reclamation for the benefit of the great- .est number x x x is of lasting Importance, and because these projects and corporate districts are state agencies supported In whole by taxes extracted from the people, we recommend that the 46th legislature direct Its Immediate attention to formulating and promulgating a definite state policy to the operation of all such THE DYNAMITE OF HEAVEN as to EXPLODED HISTORIC OUTBURST* Sensational Events of Pentecost, Which Launched the Christian Church, If Repeated Today Would Solve World Situation— Peter's New Role. By WILLIAM T. ELLIS Two classes of students of pres-1 ont world affairs are claiming the public today. One group comprises the prophets of despair, who believes that conditions among the nations are so hopelessly bad that only another world war may be expected. They gee no peaceable way out of the situation Into which the world has got Itself. Not a few men, even in the United States, are actually building themselves modest homes in spots remote from great cities, wherein they may take refuge when the doom-bearing bombers appear on the horizon. This gloomy mood explains much of the fear that Is weighing down counted In the narrative. And each group heard the Good News n Its own speech. Here was a human hearts today. On the other hand stand a programs In" this state and provide for the strict observance of such policy by the enactment of necessary laws, x x x." Responsibility Not Set It did not answer directly the question of responsibility for operation of Bunchanan dam gates In the- damaging flood. It said the LCRA management was negligible only if Its policy was to operate its dams primarily for flo'od control. On the other hand, the report pointed out, no negligence was Involved if the authority's policy Was. the generation and sale of hydro-electric power because large reserves of water . are - necessary tor 'Such purposes on a stream "as Variable as the Colorado river." The report said testimony of competent engineers showed the purpose of flood cotrol and power-generation in connection with the same dam are .so antagonistic to each other It Is Impossible for ;. ,a dam to serve both purposes with 'any" degree of success or efficiency, especially If the purposes are , considered of equal Importance, group of men and women of all classes, who proclaim that the power of God—and that word "power" In the New Testament Greek Is "dynamite"—Is still unimpaired; and that He will save His foolish children by a dynamic expression of Himself, perhaps as sensational as that displayed at Pentecost. These Christian optimists believe that, all other methods having been tried and proved failures, mankind will return to God, Who alone can change the wilful hearts of men. Is A Bevlval on the Way? This expectation of a religious revival is as widespread and as potent as the fears of the disciples of despair. Indeed, signs visible to anybody who will look are to be found all around 'the lorlzon, to Indicate a vast return o religion. Statesmen talk of .his. Commentators, like Dorothy Thompson In her Ladles' Home Journal article, stress Its significance. Religious books multiply apace. Many churches are crowded. New religious bodies are growing rapidly. President Roosevelt sounded this as the -first note of his address to Congress. Business men speak out boldly In their conventions upon the basic and supreme need of Christian qualities. Protestant and Catholic official groups Issue solemn and timely summonses for a return to the Gospel's Way. The Oxford Group reports really sensational results, of (ts labori amongst the high and mighty of earth, Ministers' meetings are times of fresh heart-searching Theologians, like Karl Earth in Switzerland, are putting a fresh marvel, crowd, a miracle increasing Indeed. The momentarily, lommltteemen said they did not learn It. within . their province to lake specific recommendations as 6" what the policy should > be. The group was a standing In- estlgatlng committee ot the 45t!T agislature and Inquired Into clr- ums'tances of the flood at requesl f citizens, including those whose ropertles were damaged In the Lood. ' , ' Specific Findings. < The committee made these spe- Iflc findings: Total Investment In the LCRA >rogram was $35,630,000 of which 7 per cent was grants and -42 per Gnt lo&nflt • ' ' Marshall Ford dam now under onstruetion will be primarily a ower dam It completed accordinj o present ' design and agreement ind will furnish substantial flood ontrol only If built 78 feet higher vhlch the LCRA hopes to do at m additional most of $7,000,000 to 11 flnft nr\n .LA,UUU,UUU. Property damage from the July lood ranged from $5,000,000 to !10,000,000. Immediately before the Hood here was available In Bunchanan •eservol 200,000 acre feet of emp- y storage. If there had been 1,000,000 acre leet of empty storage the flood orest at Austin- would have been approximately 22.2 feet Instead bt 2.1 and damage between' the dam ind the mouth -'of the river would lave been greatly diminished, . The top , f Ive . f ee't of flood water., did more ; damage than the tjrst seven, feel- above flood > stage. ' ' DR. O, -I* SMITH '. DENTIST .'•' : . Office TO,- Phones - Bes. 3CO '• Office Over McDonald Drug Co, No. 2. emphasis upon the power of God. The most famous "liberal" editor in American religious journalism Is writing powerful editorials upon a return to simple evangelicalism. The news from foreign lands, Indian and China especially, reveals a mighty drift toward Christianity. And multitudes of believers all around the world are praying for, and expecting, some such great outpouring of thji'Dl- vlno Spirit as was witnessed at Pentecost. • - . The Birthday of the Church It was to a praying, expectant group of the friends of Jesus that Pentecost came. They were awaiting in Jerusalem the promised Power. The city was full of strangers from the entire Jew? Ish Diaspora, celebrating the Old Testament Feast of Pentecost. The disciples were together In the Upper Room of dear and sacred memories. Suddenly, the wonder fell. There came from the heavens the sound of a rushing, mighty wind, fllUng all the house, and astounding the community round about. The manifestation was so localized that It drew the crowds to the assembly of the disciples. There two .other phenomena were to be witnessed. Tongues of flame wavered and fluttered about the heads of the company, one to each. Then the gift of tongues descended, and this Illiterate band of Galileans began 'to apeak In foreign language's. Among the beholders were Jews from far lands:, it ts worth while to look up on a map their geographical distribution, • as .. re- oooooooooooooo o . o o * The Sunday School Les- o o son for February 5 Is, "Peter o o Preaches at Pentecost."— o o Acts 2:5-18; 86-41. o o o. oooooooooooooo was amazed and dumbfounded. A Fisherman Preacher Then arose Peter, confronting ;he crowd. No longer was he the fluctuating fisherman, up and lown in his volatile moods. Now tie was the Spirit-anointed preacher, bold in every word. His own life had been completely and finally changed; so he was qualified to carry the life-remaking Story to other lives. He quoted to the astounded multitude the prophecy of Joel; finding, like a true orator, an opening point of sympathetic contact with his hearers. Then he told them the Story of Jesus, mincing no words. Could this be the same Simon who had stultified himself because of the casual suspicion of a serving maid? With the audacity of the faith-filled, he hurled Into the faces of his hearers the accusation that they had crucified the Christ. Twice he declared his audience's guilt In the death of Jesus. Even a layman may find an outline for the model sermon in Peter's Pentecostal discourse. It started on a common ground; It established a Scriptural basis; It bore personal testimony of what the speaker himself knew; it applied the truth fearlessly to the present state of the hearers; and It made a definite call for personal repentance and baptism. The hearers did not depart, say- Ing smugly, "What a, beautiful sermon;" they remained to cry, "What must we do to be saved?" When the Break Came That Is the sort of bold and definite preaching which gets results. No mealy-mouthed, apologetic, generalizing, men-pleasing preacher will ever prick the hearts of his congregation into repentance. Only such courageous, Scripture-filled sermons as Peter's will effect world-changing resulta, The dynamite of God may be carried only by the bold. While Peter dfd the preaching, the whole, anointed company of the dlsclpleshlp did the personal testifying and teaching. The sermon made three thousand converts, all needing instruction. A spiritual awakening such as, in Wesley's day, saved England from revolution, calls for a multitude if witnesses and workers. After'.'Pentecost came the great joclal change, when the infant Church 'attempted an experiment n tommunal life. Let it be- writ- en down unmistakably that the better way of life, which all liberal-minded persons are seeking !pr society' as a whole, may best je promoted by .the dynamite of 3od—a vast .spiritual explosion, followed by an accession of Power. Not sociology, or politics or militarism can save the world, but only the Gospel of Pentecost. SEVEN SENTENCE 6EHMOJNB The "noblest mind the best contentment has.—Spencer. ' * » • Ever In the strife of your own thoughts obey the nobler Instinct. —Emerson. * * * He who joy would win—must share It: Happiness was born a twin. —Klngsley. » • « God's In the East and the West, and wheresoever ye turn there Is the face of God.—Mohammed. * * * My grace Is sufficient for thee; for my strength is made perfect In weakness.—2 Cor. 12:9. * • • O what a tangled web we weave, When first, we practice to de- DISTRICT COMMITTEE TO MAKE PLANS FOR 1939 GRID SEASON UNANIMOUS CONSENT MEM- BERSH1P IS NECESSARY FOR ADMITTANCE A called meeting of the executive committee of District 16-A, University of Texas Interscholastic league will be held at the Navarro Hotel, Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock. The meeting was called by J. S. Halley, superintendent of the State Home here, chairman of the dls' trict committee. •Included In Items of business to be presented will be the formal application of the I.O.O.F. Home here for membeshtp for 1939. Under the realignment pfcgram as effective In the University of Texas Interscholastlo league, the Odd Fellows are not Included In the district due to a lower scholastic enrollment. Following the results of the referendum voted by member schools a couple of weeks ago, the Odd Fellows may become members of this district upon the uanlmously consent of the regular members of the district. Flayed In District. The Odd Fellows have played In this company for years prior to the revamping of the league during the late fall, and finished second In the race to the State Home in 1038. Teams In the district 16-A are State Home (Corslcana), Ennls, Groesbeck, Teaguo and Ferris. The Ferris crew was admitted for one year at a meeting held several weeks ago. Plans for th 1989 campaign and schedules are expected to be considered at this important session. The committee several weeks ago tabled a resolution asking the Odrt Fellows be endorsed for mem- FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MIKE F. FRAZE ARE HELD TUESDAY Funeral services for Mike F. Fraze, aged 87 years, who died at his hofe In Alma at an early hour Monday, were held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Alma Methodist church. Interment was made In the Palmer cemetery. The rites were conducted by Rev. Z. R. Fee, pastor of the church. A native of Kentucky, Mr. Faze had resided at Alma for the past 31 years. Surviving are his wife of Alma, a brother, Jim Fraze, Llndsey, Okla., and a sister, Mrs. Sue Payne, Allen, Texas. Corley Funeral Homo directed the arrangements. bershtp. Four Cage Games Played Oh Monday Night at Y. M. C. A. Bryan girls defeated the Byrd girls 30-19 and the Surrle team defeated the Pursley team 27-14 n the YMCA basketball games played Monday night In the YMCA gymnasium. In the third and fourth games' played during the everting the Bazette team defeated Union High with a score of 3521 and Rural Shade defeated Byrd 28-16. . . Box scores for these games were as follows: « Player Guron Byrd Girls. Player fgft pftp 1002 7 8 0 2 6 0 0 Totals 8 8 8 19 Bryan H. Dent , -,.. 3 i i Idlett 404 Armstrong „.... - o 0 0 Anthony ....;.......... ~ 0 2 ' 1 Armstrong ;.; o 01 Lynch ........ 0 0 1 B. Dent 0 0 0 fgft pftp O. Denbow 5 8 "0 1 J. Scruggs 8 2 1 13 Reagan 1 0 1 Alderman 1 o 1 F. Denbow 0 0 0 Adams 0 0 0 ( Sutton 0 0 1 0 Totals 12 6 4 30 Receipts Constable In Rice-Chatfield Sector Announced Receipts of the office of Constable In precinct 2, Chatflold- Rloe sector during 1938, amounted to $120.25, according to the annual report filed In the office of R. Arthur Caldwell, district clerk >y Leo Sands, constable. The fees were divided as follows: Justice court, $86.72. County Court, $5.96. Civil Justice court $9.15. Out-of-county courts, $18.43. Total $120.25. K. Wolens Buyer Returned Tuesday Eastern Markets Ralph L. Bcrger, Ladies' Ready- To-Wear and Millinery Buyer for the nineteen K. Wolens' Department Stores, returned today from a two weeks purchasing trip In th New York market. Commontlg briefly on his reaction to the highlights of this coming season's styles, Mr. Berger v/as very enthusiastic over the outstanding Item of to season, color. "Never before has color player' such an Important role as It does In the costumes, frocki and accessories of the coming spring," stated Mr. Berger. "Color with Its" naglc Influence, ranging from exotic . prints to Ingenious two-tones, awakens the ileepy eye from the dull costumes of winter, and Instills a spirit of freshness, newness and happiness, that speaks of spring. As lovely as the color Itself, is the new interpretations such as MIgnon, Capri, Mint, Surf, Wisteria, and Japon- Ica." A spirit of confidence was noted amongst the buyers from every part of the country and everyon« seemed to be buying heavily for the coming season. Mr. Berger attributed this to the fact that the styles, materials and colors are so very attractive, that Easter comes early this year and everyone looks fo a much better year than last year. BUSY MONTH AHEAD FOR LOCAL MEMBERS MASONICJRATERNITY Members of the Masonic fraternity will have a busy month anead according to the schedule of activities compiled by Sam J. Helm of the Corslcana lodge and made public Tuesday. The schedule for February Includes: 2. Knight Templars' drill at Cor- slcana; stated meeting at Frost; chapter meeting at Snnis. 3. Chapter meeting Corslcana; stated meetings at Kerens and Rlchland. 4. Stated meetings at Dawaon and Rico. 6. Stated meetings Corslcana and Hlllsboro lodges. 9. Knight Templar conclave Cor- slcana; stated meetings at Wortham and Malakoff. 11. Stated communications Mertens and Wlnkler. at 14. Stated meetings at Bloom- Ing Grove, Eureka and Ennls. 16. Commandery drill at Coral- meetings at Barry cana. 18. Stated and Tennessee Colonies. 20. Second stated communication at Corslcana. 23. Commandery drill at Corsl- cana. 27. Stated 1 communication at Waxahachlo. 28. Stated communication at Mexla. Several called meetings for work aer also forecast. Goforth and Shelton Co-Captains Keren: Bobcats For 19! KERENS, Jan. 31.—(SpU— . Qoforth and Jimmy Shelton will lead the Kerens Bobcats next year as co, captains. Both boys are valuable players and will no doubt lead the squad through a season even more successful than the one just past, which was o tstandlng, because of the fact that they won every game In the dlstrlc, which enltled a match with the winners, of the next district and resulted' In their defeat. Coach Henry Smith has won the ••»> admiration of every player, every fan and every disinterested o'n- looked because of the masterly way In which he has handled the team. Goforth and Shelton will both ', . be seniors next yoar and at the end of that time will wear three stripes as well as the star on their green and white football sweat- *•• Officers Elected For Townsend Club Thd following been elected by Townsend club: Roy Canady, officers have the Corslcana president; J. T. Cain, vice president; J. W. Gayle, secretary-treasurer, re - elected. Discussion was held relative to the proposed organizing of five other clubs:In Navarro county. I- It has been announced that Rev.X/}' W. E. Hooper of Greely, Colo., f-, will speak for the Townsend ' club here Feb. 8 at 7:30 p. m. Player Frost Currle fgft pftp celve. —Scott. We ought to make our heroes out 'of the legislators who bannot be-bribed, public men who cannot be bought, and the private citizen who lives for his country Instead of dying Johnson. for It.—Annie Fellows Your application I for a loan for making a crop or livestock raising will be given special at- I tention by us. 1U£ STATE NPTiaNALE E. Williams 3 Lansford, -,.. 1 Carr -, -, 2 Kirk 2 P. Williams 2 Lansford ...-..,., 1 Owens 1 110 3 026 002 014 4 4 012 002 0 0 0 0 HOMES COMMITTEE MEETING RESPONSE BUT MORE NEEDED The homes committee of the Older Boys' Conference has reported good response to their appeal for additional homes for delegates but are still In need of approximately 50 more homes. With the arrival of approximately four hundred boys scheduled for Friday, conference plans are rapidly nearlng conclusion. P. B, Faublon, conference director, has expressed his pleasure at the co-operation of the people of Cor- slcana. They have responded wholeheartedly, he said. Out of town delegations have already reported that they are 1 sending 200 boys. The quota for the local delegation Is expected to be reached by Wednesday night. Approximately 100 Corslearia boys have already registered. A meeting of all local delegates Will be held at the YMCA Thursday night at 7 o'clock. Totals 18 1-427 Pursley Player fgft pftp Smith -»Tr,..>..v 1012 Payne- .,;..- 2206 Hardin : .Y '.-..... 1012 Bolen .,- 1002 Lansford ,... 0000 Bolen ., 10 0 2 TOTALS 6 2 2 14 Bazette 35 Player .fgft pftp Sessions .....7 2 0 16 Walker „.. 8 1.4 7 Crocker -. .-...^-,, 8016 Sharrer ,. v ............. 0000 Seal 0 .0 3 0 Tramel » ,..,-.. 2 2 0 TOTALS 15~B~8.35 Junior HI 21 Player . fg ft pf tp Adams 1 0 1 2 Bailey 2014 NeSmlth »- 2024 Massle 201 P. Adams «r 2 2 2 Cooper 0101 TOTALS ............ 9 8 7 21 Rural Shade. Player Cossey .... Henderson Griffith „. Phillips . f g f t pf tp 3006 ; ....... 1 .W-.W.:... 2 Davis ...Tr.,...i.....t.r..- 0 Trew , ....... -.1 ........ 2 312 01 115 000 Farrls 0 1 211 666 Liquid. • Tablet* Salve-Note Drop*. rallKM COLDS tint taj. Headaches and Fever LU* Player Serron ...... Pates, W. Armstrong »-... Andrew ««.• Jones ........ • >'«!» Armstrong .-...»!.•.:•. Hobbs ™ TOTALS 13 3 6 28 Byrd fgft pft] i i i 0'4 0,0 CHICKENS • CHICKENS i Bring u» your Hens, Pulleta • or Boosters, we need them all 1 and will pay top market price ln:OMh. Bring M your.Sour Crewm. - - New lioeagojpV .0, L, McMANUS -. --310 East Fifth Avenues, . 2 0111 i i a :s 'TOTALS '..... 7 siow " ". * ' i, Report of Dawson ; Justice of Peace ^ Has Been Filet ;t,The annual report of J. •Vance, justice of the peace, Precinct 4, Dawson, has been filed for 1038 In the offieo of R. Arthuh Galdwell, district. clerk, showing q following receipts! - ," Earned' '. Oncol. Col Felonies $32 $32 Misdmn's .'...,....J.70- .$27,50*42,BO Inquests •»,-,.,,..J10 \ «Totals f ...!.,,,. $112 . $98.60 $52.« $8 *9 Brent wood* FROCKS 14 to 52 Sorority Rayon Print* Wonder Rayon Crapes • Flake Span Rayon Sport Prints Extra quality! Exceptional variety I These dresses are made and trimmed like much higher priced ones. Come in—try some on. They're the bigr gest values in many a moon I • Bnluiio* with COTTON FROCKS Smarter styles—better fabrics—bigger values than ever before! Frocks that are so beautifully made and so smartly trimmed that you'd expect thorn to cost much more! Guaranteed fast color, you get another If yours fades! There nro styles and sizes for all, so choose yours today and SAVE! 80.SQUARE PERCALE TUB FROCKS Another if it fa'des. Don't miss these values. - • While this event lasts a grand choice of styles In prints and colors. Sizes '14 to 52. Styled to Welcome SPRING! New prints and- colors that you simply can't resist! In i the cleverest styles you've ever seen for girls! Slzea 1-3, B-6, 7-16. •Reg. U. S. Pat. Off. QAYMODES* FOR QUAUTY, BEAUTY, ECONOMY! SILK HOSIERY Newest Colors 1 Make It a Gaymodo* spring! These are rmglesa, full faah- ioned, first quality. Chiffons and service weights in especially smart shades — Gala, i Alamo, Yam, Myth,' Oak, Dawn! •Reg. U. S. Pat. Off., . &S**S1 DRESSES; 98 \$#\. MORE Sfy/tf VttfivAf Qool/fyl You're nevtr wen mort variety, bette fabrics,.smarter trinraingt to low . . priced I Tbey"rt icmational IA galaxy of delightful ftyle*, in poplim, broad* cloths, atpreyi and aONKpun percales. Siyw )4 to-5«» ' . ' Another If If Facfos! i v ' i s , "^ „' '} ' > 1 ' 'of' '-.''n-'' ' Jp " i

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