Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light from Corsicana, Texas on February 3, 1939 · Page 9
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Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light from Corsicana, Texas · Page 9

Corsicana, Texas
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Friday, February 3, 1939
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< • rail CORSICANA SEMI-WEEK1Y LIGHT, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1989. MEL PRAISED IND DENOUNCED IN LEGISLATIVE HALLS SENATOR SMALL SAYS HE STARTED ECONOMY; HARDIN SAYS VIOLATING LAW , AUSTIN, Feb. lAWV-While <f Governor W. Lee O'Danlel was the object of warm praise In the senate today he was denounced in the house for asaertedly continuing to receive profit from the flour company he formerly \ headed. Sen. Clint Small of Amarlllo, dean of the upper chamber, flatly gave the chief executive credit for the senate's first move In the direction of governmental economy. Rep. Ross Hardin Introduced a resolution charging the governor with "Ignorantly violating" a provision of the constitution prohibiting a governor from receiving corporate compensation. It waa sent to the state affairs committee without comment from members other than Hardin. Small, explaining he was not present tho day the senate approved a bill abolishing the office of state tax commissioner, arose on point of personal privilege and said be wanted to give fcrcdit where It waa due. "The governor ran on a platform Including economy In government and I want to give him credit for the speedy manner In !v which he atarted out to redeem one of Ills campaign pledges," he said. Wanted Office Abolished. "The governor told me he wanted the office abolished and that his appointee (Elster M. Halle of Hereford) waa pledged to • accomplish what this bill does. "We the senate, at least the old members, have known that Job should be abolished. We fl- willy did It and the fovernor Is responsible for It. The members "" "of the senate are not entitled to any of the credit. The credit v belongs to the governor and 1 -' want him to have It." Small said his remarks were Intended to correct an erroneous impression. Shortly before Small's address the senate set for special order tomorrow morning a bill making the state auditor appointive bj a legislative committee Instead ol the governor. That was directly In line with a recommendation of Gov. O'Dan iel. Sen. Weaver Moore of Houston sought Immediate consideration 01 the measure but his motion losi by a paper-thin margin of one vote. The main objection was that colleagues wanted the bll printed so they could study 1 further. It was approved by tho atate affairs committee yesterday Would Be Left to Committee. The measure would leave np polntment of the auditor to a committee composed of the Lieutenant-Governor, chairman of the senate state affairs and finance A committees, the speaker of the ' 'X-house, and chairman of the house ^appropriations and revenue and ' taxation committees. Moore held It would remove much political pressure from the rnor. congratulate him on asking that the appointment be placed In the hands of members of the legislature responsible for appropriations," he said. The senate passed finally and sent to the house a bill prohibiting filing of aulta for commission on aales of real estate, Including TEXAS YOUTH SHOWS RESERVE CHAMPION JOBLESS PAYMENTS ECONOMICALLY SOUND ALTMEYERDECLARES CHAIRMAN SOCIAL SECURITY BOARD SAYS MILLIONS MAY BE ADDED WASHINGTON, Feb. 1.—<ff)— Congress was told today by Chairman Arthur J. Altmeyer that millions more Americana could be brought under the social security system without Increasing the ultimate coat of the program. Unemployment compensation, the social security board chairman testified before the house ways and means committee, Is not only a social obligation but a matter of economic self-interest to the nation and ita communl- ties. . Experience has already proved," Altmeyer said, "that benefit payments help to maintain workers' purchasing power and thereby stimulate lagging business and Industrial activity." With reference to old-age Insurance, Altmoycr contended tho government was obligated to build "more adequate protection as rap- Idly as possible and In extending it to more of the nation's people. •"The social security board" Altmeyer asserted, "believes that It is administratively feasible to bring Into the system large numbers of persona not yet covered — Including employes of nonprofit organizations, employes of - Announce Change In Managers At Firestone Store A change In managers for th« Firestone Service Stores was announced Tuesday by which S. w. Wylle of Dallas will succeed R. D. Klnney In Corsicana and Mr. Kinney will assume managership of the store at Brownwood effective Immediately. During . the slightly . more than four years he has spent at the helm of the Corsicana store, Mr. Klnney has been quite successful and had aided In making Cornlcana a largo distribution center for his company's products over the Central Texas area. Ho has also boon ac- tlvo In civic and social affairs. Mr. Wylie has been connected with the Firestone Interests In Dallas for several years and comes to Corsicana highly recommended. His wife and nine year old son are .expected to join him here In the near future. Mr. Klnney will leave for Brownwood Tuesday night and take over his now duties Wednesday, and expects to be Joined by his wife daughter and son In their new homo within a few days. Martha Class of Kerens Baptist SS In Session Thursday KERENS, Jan. 81.—(SpU—The Martha class of the First Baptls church met In the home of Mrs Joe Wilson Thursday afternoon a 3 o'clock with Mrs. Lee Couch co- national banks and similar so- called federal Instrumentalities, seamen, domestic workers and agricultural laborers. All told, these groups Include some 8 million men and women.' While the ways and means committee commenced its study of social security expansion, the cap- Itol's corridors buzzed with talk of a conference President 'Roosevelt had yesterday with members of the senate military committee. War and Defense. ENGINEERS ACCEPT 'FEEDER ROAD' FROM KERENS J50UTHWARD WORK UNDER WAY ON HIGHWAY 22 FROM CONCRETE SLAB TO RIVER BRIDGE State Highway and Federal en- ?lneers have formally accepted ;ho Kerens "feeder road" extend- ng from Highway 31 In Kerens to Intersect Highway 22 southeast of Eureka and east of Chambers creeks. The state will maintain this rond. A section of this road was coa structed several years ago as a WPA project but was stopped before completion. After considerable effort, tho state highway department was Interested In the proposal and constructed bridges and other drainage structures and completed the graveling of the road. Improvements tinder way or Highway 22 between the end ol tho Blab southeast of Eureka and the Trinity River bridge have boon shutdown for several weeks due to Weather conditions, It waa learned here. The work of Improving tho unpaved section of FUNERAL SERVICES MRS. SALLIE BABB AREHELD THURSDAY Funeral services for Mrs. Bailie Babb, aged 61 years, who died Wednesday morning three miles east of Rice, were held Thursday afternoon at 8 o'clock from the Rlcs Baptist church. Interment was in the Rice cemetery. The rites were conducted by Rev. O. C. Henry, pastor of the church. Surviving are a brother, J. L. Davidson, Corsicana Route 3 and' seven nieces and nephews. Corley Funeral Home directed the arrangements. this road is about half completed at the present time. The section Is being given a treatment of road oil and gravel. Work 1» scheduled to be resumed as aoon as weather condition! will permit)' Although no official announcement haa been made, it is believed In some circles that tn»" highway department will likely consider the construction of Highway 81 from Corsicana west to* the pavement at the McLennan-' HiU county line during the year. • Use a Dally Bun Want Ad tor quick ruuiU. Texas Superior, a Hereford steer, was named the reserve grand champion at tho National Western Stock Show at Denver, January 30. The prize steer is shown here with his owner, Clifford Jordan, 18, of Mason county, Texas. (Associated Press Photo). mineral transfers, unless the plaintiff can produce an agreement or written memo as to terms of the commission or brokerage fee. It's author, Sen. Rudolph We!- nert of Segutn, said many states had a similar law. It would not apply to suits now on file. Bills Introduced in the houae included one by Rep. Albert R. Cauthorn of Del Rio to provide for establishment of a internatlon- al park along the Big Bend of the Rio Grande. Cauthern said he contemplated a atate appropriation of around $507,000 to match private contributions. Another proposal would convert the Confederate home here Into a atate home for disabled United States veterans of all wars. School Lands Bill Urged By Giles AUSTIN, Feb. 1.—00—Recommendations' for legislation designed to correct administration of public free school lands wae presented to the legislature and . Gov. W. Lee O'Danlel today by Bascom GIlea, commissioner the general land office. ' of a, . Appointment of a board of ex f offlclq members, .with the land commissioner as chairman, to ad- minister tho lands waa suggested by Giles. The other two members could be any state officials whose "duties would be In harmony with the duties which would be required as members of the board." The group would be known as the state land board. Giles said this would not be adding any new governmental agency, but on the contrary, would replace the board of mineral development. Primary functions of the board would be to handle sale and lease of all public fere school lands, surveyed or unsurveyed, and the mineral estate of all other area appropriated or dedicated to the permanent free school fund. House Joins Senate Abolishing Office AUSTIN, Feb. 1.—(#}—The house 'oday Overwhelmingly passed a senate bill to abolish the office of Btate tax commissioner.' House amendments will necessitate further senate action before the proposal can reach the governor's office. The vote was 132 to 13. The principal amendment adopted by the house was one making the attorney general Instead of the treasurer a member of the state tax board. Proponents contended abolition of the office would effect a saving of more than $50,000 a year. They said Gov. W. Leo O'Danlel favored the move. O'Danlel had named Elster M. Halle of Hereford as tax commissioner but tho senate withhold action on his confirmation pending outcome of the bill to abolish tho office. Opponents voiced concern lest elimination of tho department would result in a loss to the state in revenues from tax claims and from intangible assets taxes on oil pipelines and railroads. Under the bill, the comptroller would take over the duties now performed by the tax commissioner. Members of the tax board would be the attorney general, comptroller Courthouse News District Court. An agreed judgment was entered Tuesday in the case of Clarence Young vs. tho Texas Employers Insurance Association, to set aside award of industrial accident board, In the sum of J700. The suit waa the result of Injuries said to have been suffered by tho plaintiff June 28, 1938, while employed by the Whlteselle Brick & Lumber Company. , A written motion for a continuation of tho case of tho State of Texas vs. Sherman ONeill, charged by Indictment with driving «• car while Intoxicated, Is scheduled :o bo heard in tho district court Wednesday afternoon. The atate announced ready for tral Wednesday morning. Absence of defense witnesses is ascribed as the basis for the seeking the continuance. District Clerk's Office. The following 30 cases were filed In the district clerk's office during January: Possession of real estate and damages 1, debt and foreclosure 1- to set aside award of Industrial accident board 1, divorce 16, Injunction 1, damages 2, breach of warranty 1, garnishment 1, application to ecll property 2, will contest 1, sequestration 1, to remove disabilities of minority 1, depend ent child 2. Marriage License. Elvle Lee Plank and Gertrude Dalpha Long. and secretary of state Instead of the present membership of tax commissioner, comptroller and secretary of state. Steer on License Plates. AUSTIN, Feb. 1.—<flV-The houae today adopted a resolution authorizing printing of a longhorn steer on Texas automobile license plates for the coming year. Seek State Building. AUSTIN, Fob. 1.—</P>—A resolution authorizing an Investigation to determine the amount of rent- County Clerks' Office. There were 45 right of way deeds filed for record Tuesday In tho county clerk's office to the Humble Pipeline Company for the recently constructed line extending from Mildred to the Flagg Lake oil field area. There were 42 marriage licenses Issued In the clerk's office during January. Warranty Deeds THIS IS WHAT WE PAY YOU IN CASH— -r- Hens, colored, Ib 12c Hens, Leghorns, Ib , lOc Fryers, pound 15c Cocks, pound'. 5c Guineas, each . 20c Oats, bushel 30c Shelled Corn, 100 Ibs .95c Hog Lard, pound 8c Sour Cream, Ib. .20c Pecans, pound 4c Eggs, dozen 13c "The Friendlv Store" EVERYBODY'S FOOD STORE /. D. Haney, Mgr. 224 E. 5th Ave. F. S. Llnch et ux to the Federal Land Bank of Houston, Texas, north 1-2 of block 28, Dawaon, William Walker survey, $700. Joe Magness et al to W. R.- Magnesu, 26.2857 acres J. E. Calder One-Third League survey, $25 and other considerations. Navarro Community Foundation to Oil City Iron Works, lots 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 18, block 288, J. R. Smith addition, Corsicana, 51,500. Alvln Dodd et ux to Charley Jefferson, 50 feet off the north end of lota 1 and 2, block 214, H. & T. C. R. R. Co. addition, Corsicana, $75. : Home Owners Loan Corporation to Russell .Baxter, lot 6, block 86, Kerens, $650, Constable's Office. Twenty were arrested on overloading charges and one for operating a car without a license Monday and Tuesday nights by Con stable Clarence Powell, Deputy Constable Oacla Renfrow and State Highway Patrolmen Boa' wol land Chapman. Three were arrested for overloading Tuesday night by Const* ble W. G. Ivey and State Highway Patrolmen Hilburn and; Owens. One was arrested for drunkenness by Constable Powell. . Justice Court. Four were fined on overloading Charges and one for operating a car without license by Judge A; E. Foster. . .Three were fined for overload' Ing by .Judge Pat Geraughty. Sheriff's Office. There wore 151 prisoners lodged In the county jail during roe month of January. FEDERAL JUDGE HAS RESIGNED PLACE AS RESULTJF CHARGES NEW YORK, Jan. SI.—W)—Two federal and two state inquiries were pushed today into the involved business affairs of Martin T. Manton,' resigned aenlor judge of tho U. S. Court of appeals. The Investigations were undertaken by tho U. S. department of Justice, U. S. District Attorney Gregory F. Noonan, tho state tax department and District Attorney Thomas E. Dewey. The 58-year-old Jurist—youngest federal judge In the nation when he was appointed to the bench In 1016 after a brilliant law career gave up his post yesterday while categorically denying the charges he had accepted more than $400,000 In loans from persona Interested in affairs before his court. Judge Manton said he preferred to step down-rather than become "The central figure In a controversy" which might "weaken public confidence in the administration of Justice." In a letter to President Roosevelt, the $12,BOO a year Judge, highest-ranking Jurist next to the nine supreme court Justices, asked to be relieved of his dutlea not later than March 1. Later Judge Manton made two sarcastic Jibes at District Attorney Dewey, who charged In a letter to the house judiciary committee that Manton had accepted personally or through corporations controlled by him alx loans dialing $439,481—of which only (60,000 was repaid. Asked a question concerning jooks of one corporation; the ludge responded grimly: "You ask Dewey. He wants the publicity." Replying to queries as to whether the Investigations were in connection with state or federal Income tax returns, he said short- War and defense also were the topics before the house naval -iommlttee. Rear Admiral Arthur B. Cook, chief of naval aeronautics, testified before that group that he wanted sufficient men to provide two crews for each of the proposed 3,000 naval airplanes. /Other congressional activity Included: The house rules committee heard an argument between Chairman Dies (D-Tex) of tho committee Investigating unAmcrlcan activities and Rep. Dlngell (D-Mlch) as to whether Dies' committee had 'accused Attorney General Frank Murphy, former Michigan governor of being a communist. Dies denied this was true. Dli> gell, who demanded different personnel If the unAmerlcan committee was to be recreated, contended Dies at least had permitted the Impression to go out that Murphy had communist leanings. Representative Woodrum (D-Va) told the house that a conference report, compromising senate-house differences on the $278,000,000 relief bill, would be brought up "tho first thing tomorrow." MAXSCHMEL1NG IS BACK IN U.S. READY TO FIGHT AGAIN NEW YORK, Feb. 2.—<ff>—Max Schmeling, former world heavyweight boxing champion, arrived from Germany today emphatically denying ho or his wife had any trouble with Nazi authorities,, or that he had any Intention of qult- "'I'm "rea'dy to fight Joe Louis again, but first I want to meet one or two of the leading title contenders," he said. Schmellng's hopes of regaining his heavyweight crown were glv- hostess, and Mrs. W. L. Bain, clas: president, presiding. Glowing fires added cheer well us warmth to the living room where some 25 members am guests assembled. Tho meeting was opened by tho singing of "Jesus Calls Us," with Mrs. M. O. Cheek at the piano. This was followed by a prayer from Mrs. Cheek; Mrs. J. C. Spurgeon, class teacher, brought the splendid devotional, using as her Scripture John 15th chapter. Minutes of the last meeting wore read by Mrs. E. C. Hess, secretary. The treasurer's report was tendered. Roll call was answered by naming "my favorite bird." After a brief business discussion, Mrs. Eugene Hoss dismissed with • prayer and the social hour waa entered Into. In the absence of Mrs. Eddie Smith, superintendent of social activities, Mrs. Wilson Introduced several contests which wore thoroughly enjoyed. An appetizing plato was served by the'hostesses. . , Forty-Two Party. KERENS, Jan. 31.—(Spl.)—In the homo of Mr. and Mrs. R. I. Snndlln Thursday evening, a congenial group of forty-two lovers were entertained with a progressive 42 party. Interesting games went on at four tables at the conclusion of which scores were totaled, and W. B. Newsomo found to have scored highest. No prizes wore given. During the following hour the group laughed and chatted, and enjoyed a delectable refreshment plato. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Hess, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ford, Mr. and Mrs. E. M.•" Fprehand of Trinidad; Mrs. Flotle Bea'uchamp, Mr. and Mrs. Pat Murphroy, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Sheppard, Mr. and Mrs. W. B, Newsome. als paid for state offices with the view of erecting a state building if economies can be affected, wag passed by the house,today. Rep. Augustine Celaya of Brownsville, author, said he fav ored construction of a state bull* ing if the investigation showed rentals aufflatent to retire bonds necessary for building. { The'state rents office apace-for many departments which can not be boused in the capttol, ly: "In connection with Mr. Dewey's. ambitions." __ More Baby Chicks Are Fed Red Chain Chick Starter every year. It given better results. Distributed By McCOLPIN GRAIN COMPANY Telephone 470. WHY PAY MORE We Sell For Less Pure Cane Sugar, 100 Ib. sack.. $4.60 Pure Hog Lard, 8 Ib. carton 72c Pinto Beans, 10 pounds 49c Catsup, gallon bucket 35c Bulk Rice, 10 pounds 29c Shortening, 48 Ib. can $4.25 Bell of Paris Flour, 48 Ib. sack..... .$1.15 Cream Meal, 20 pound sack 30c Bulk Coffee, fresh roasted, 4 Ibs 50c Crackers, two 2 Ib. boxes. — ,. .25c Cabbage, firm heads, pound lc. Smoking Tobacco, 14 ounces 35c Spuds, 10 pounds 18c Hog Jowls, pound 8c Cream Cheese, 2 pounds . 35c Bologna, pound .'...... 10c Keg Mackerel, 3 for .... .25c Pickled Pig Feet, each.. 5c Sugar Cured Jowls, pound 13c Bring Us Your Oats, Shelled Corn, Maize, Wheat, Chickens, Eggs and Butter. Collins Cash Grocery en" a decTdcd"Betback last summer when he was knocked out in two minutes and four seconds of the first round by Champion Louis. Ho tossed aside with an emphatic "neln" any suggestion that he had been sent to this country by the German government to quiet rumors that all was not well between he and hla wife and the Nazi authorities. "I Just came over to say 'Hello 1 to my frlenda hero and to pay a little visit," Sohmellng said. "Tho whole story about my trouble with government leaders waa a lot of bunk. And the report that Propa-* ganda Minister Goebbels was beaten up by some friends of an actress la absolutely silly. "I was never reprimanded or detained in any way by tho Nazi party, and I never said I would break Herr Goebbels neck If ho paid attention to my wife." Easy, convenient. Cheap • • Just Phon« Your Want Ad to 163. ADAMS CASH GROCERY 210 North Commerce • Corsicana, Texas FRIDAY AND SATURDAY RICE 5 pound*. LAMP GLOBES. 050 PEANUT BUTTER . . 200 size ..., v .,f..,* ZOC 10 pounds 45c JERGENS LOTION.. BOo sire '. 390 VIGKS; Vnpoltub, 80o alie ., RUBBING ALCOHOL . Ogc PLENTY BULK GARDEN SEED The CAR That Decided TO END IT ALL It made a lot of people happy in its day. The McGinnis* drove to California one summer. Bob Sawyer used it every day during the 4 years he was at State University. (Sawyer Sr. claims he spent more to repair it than he did on Bob!) Last week the end came - - - over on Tenth Avenue. It was a good car in its day. But its day had passed! Used Cars always reach that point. i If Your Car Has Reached That Point-See Us! If you are driving an older model, now is the time to get a fine allowance on a late model. Avoid expensive repairs, enjoy better motoring. See our Used Car Values today. CALKINS & DUBLIN. INC. 103 N. 12th Street Telephone 262 : -», 'j '"-V' -",,.•{• '"•••' ." '. •" ! • •;•'' ''-•'"•'.'.-•:''.'•. -i i i' "' ••-' .-. • : ,'•"• ! ':•','* j

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