Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light from Corsicana, Texas on February 7, 1939 · Page 2
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Corsicana, Texas
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Tuesday, February 7, 1939
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TWO SPANISH (Continued From Page One) ment soldiers from the Pulgcerda region along with Pulgcorda civilians who already were en route. Soldiers, artillery and large stocks of water material were expected to flow across the border this afternoon. Insurgent planes flying over the Pulccerda area refrained from bombing either refugee or troop concentrations. Miliary observers said Pulgcerda probably would bo yielded to the Insurgents without a fight. France Rules Catalonia Insurgent Generalissimo Franco ruled the rich Catalonlan provinces his enemy forsook. The premier and four cabinet members entered France at Le Perthus after a conference with other ministers In the Spanish border village of Agullana. President Manuel Azana, who was said to have favored peace along with the Catalonlan and Basque provincial government presidents, preceded Negrln and was reported en route to Paris. Week-end efforts toward peace collapsed, as had previous efforts, with the reported refusal of General Franco to accept anything short of absolute victory and unconditional surrender of government forces. Complete Surrender Terms of Insurgents LONDON, Feb. 6.— (IP}— Spanish Insurgent authorities were reliably reported today to have informed the British government their peace terms were "unconditional surrender" of the Spanish government. This disclosure came on the heels of a report in authoritative quarters that Britain and France were making a fresh attempt to mediate the two and one-half-year old war In Spin. Informed sources said C. B. Jerram, assistant to the British agent at Burgos, insurgent capital, had called the attention of Generalissimo Franco's regime to a three-point peace offer by Dr. Juan Negrln, premier of the Spanish government. The insurgents were sa|d to have told Jerram flatly these terms were "utterly unacceptable." One of Negrln's points called for an Insurgent guarantee against foreign Influence In Spain. "The Spanish government apparently has left Spain," one Informed source said, "and we do not know whether they are actually holding together." YOUJOO, SHOULD TRY ttEOMULSIOtf For Coughs or Chest Colds NATION'S CAPITAL, COLD BUT BEAUTIFUL UNDER SNOW MANTEL, MECCA FOR TEXANS IN JANUARY By L. T. EASLEY Texas AP Correspondent WASHINGTON, Jan. 6.— (IP}— The nation's capital cold but beautiful with a heavy mantel of snow was the mecca late In January of a large number of Texana, , Some were here on official business with government departments or to confer with congressional lenders on pending legislation others simply visiting the "city of magnificent distances" In the role of tourists. The Influx, as was expected, Increased Immediately after congress convened early In the year. Throughout the session Individuals and delegations backing or opposing legislation that would affect their interests, will continue to come from the Lone Star state., Among Texans here In the lat- terp art of the months, Including those on private and personal business and those as tourists, were: , Larry C. Whltehead and Charles M. Dlckson of San Antonio; W. L. Fletcher, Jr., of Hamlin; State Representative Robert Wood of Marshall; Emmett Manning, Livingston; Mayor William E. Lea of Orange; Mrs. Harry Freedman and Mrs. Phillip Tocker, and Mrs. Happy Shelton, all of Fort Worth; State Senator J. Hanley Head of Stephenvllle; Eugene Worley of Shamrock; David Evans of Angleton; O. A. Ulland of Markham; C. P. Dusoon of El Cnmpo; Mrs. Joseph Perkins of Eastland, president of the State Federation of Women's Clubs, and the following women attending the National Federation meeting here—Mrs. Volney Taylor of Brownsville; Mrs. T. S. Reed of Beaumont; Mrs, Richard J. Turrentlne of Denton; Mrs. Jud Collier of Mumford; Mrs. M. F. Cunningham of College Station; Mrs. J. T. Vance of Refugio; Mrs. H. H. Watson of Corpus Christ!; Mrs. Jess Andrews of Houston, and Mrs. L. Pearl Perkins of Houston., Senator Connally recently was appointed to a board of trustees to handle the Washington home of the late Oliver Wendell Holmes, which was left to the government so that It valuable law library would remanl open for the use of those who needed It. Prohibition is by no means a forgotten Issue, if for no other reason than the Influence of Its most able and outstanding advocate, Texas' senior senate, Morris Sheppard of Texarkana. Recently Senator Sheppard Introduced two bills which would re-establish national prohibition. A few days later he made a lengthy address in the senate, citing statistics and reports to substantiate his belief that the alcohol rtafflc again should be curbed. Still more recently he was a guest of honor and principal speaker at the forty-fourth annual breakfast here of the International Reform Federation. Senator Capper (R.- Kan.); Mrs. •Linda Littlejohn of Sydney, Australia, world champion of Woman's rights, and Dr. Ella A, Boole, world president of the W. C. T. U. were among those present. A group of Houston businessi men and their congressman, Rep. Albert Thomas, munched sandwiches under a cotton warehouse shed in the South Texas city several weeks ago while listening to President Roosevelt deliver his Jackson Day address before a gathering of democrats in a Washington hotel. After the speech and the sandwiches, someone reminded the crowd that the dinner at which the speech had been delivered cost something like {100 a plate, and in fun passed a hat among those under the shed. A total of $1.50 in pennies, nickeles and dimes were contributed. To handle the matter they organized the "Cotton House Jackson Day Dinner Club." A couple of weeks later Rep. Thomas at his office here received a money order from S. A. Lilly, the club's secretary, asking that the money be turned into the Democratic party's national campaign fund. Thomas sent the money order and the latter to Postmaster General James A. Farley. O'DANIEL (Continued From Page One) eighth amendment to the United States constitution, and the Texas constitution, which prohibits cruel or unusual punishment. He said Williams "may prove to be the spark which will give us x x x a more human and less cruel method of punishing our criminals. If so, perhaps x x x citizens of Texas may now x x x rise up enmass and demand x x x such a law be passed In time to save that same negro boy's life —and others. "Most of his broadcast, which Included the usual religious hymns, was given to warm defense of his action, but O'Daniel Interspersed another blast at "tax- dodgers" he accused of trying to sabotage his transactions tax proposal. He asked those who favored his old age pensions plan to "flood your senators and representatives with letters Immediately telling them you want them to exert every bit of their influence and vote for the submission of my transaction tax plan, or a better one, to the voters of Texas In the form of a constitutional amendment." "If the tax dodgers who are hollering so much can produce a better plan, let me invite them to submit same to the legislature." f Does Your Radiator Leak? Then bring It by and let us flush and repair It. Our prices are reasonable.—Herods Radiator and Electrical, 4th and Main. Master Fitter Service FREEMAN 138 SIZES UV. 4 . m ..And only 1 is your size/ Scientifically graded lasts, patterns, and construction features make your foot easy to fit. Perfect balance in Master-Fitter styling makes your size and every size look and fit like a sample, STYLE MAKIS A COMFORTABLE 3HOI PRICELESS Big 4 Shoe Store Co. Sir Henri Deterding Dies; Greatest Oil Magnate of Europe SIR HENRI DETERDINC ST. MORITZ, Switzerland, Feb. 6.—W)—The family of Sir Henri Deterdlng gathered at the Swiss villa where he died unexpectedly Saturday to take the body of the 72-year-old Netherlands-born oil magnate back to his estate at Dobbin, Mecklenburg, Germany, for burial. Sir Henri had a persons! fortune estimated at 5130,000,000 or more and retired in 1937 from the director generalship of the Royal Dutch Petroleum Company. FAIR PLANS (Continued From Page One) tie to make the Corsicana show one of the outstanding events of the year in the entire Southwest. It was reported a majority of the cattle shown here would appear a few days later at the American Royal In Kansas City. Officers Re-Electod. The entire list of 1938 officers were re-elected and standing committee heads were also renamed. These Included J. N. Edens, president; Fred M. Allison, first vice- president; W. C.' Stroube, second vice president; J. M. Dyer, secretary-treasurer, and R. W. Knight, manager. W. E, McKinney was re-n»med rodeo director, Mr. Allison grounds chairman, and Mr. Stroube entertainment chairman. At the suggestion of Mr. Allison and other directors, a plat of the entire grounds will be prepared immediately and permanent locations assigned for the various temporary exhibit units, concessions, entertainment features and other units, and a report submitted to a meeting of the board within the near future. The board also discusses the erection of now fences at the fair grounds in such a manner as to eliminate almost all of the congestion which occurred during the first season. It was suggested the parking grounds be left open so that cars could he placed in them directly from the highway, and then their occupants would pass through the turnstiles to the grounds proper. Mr. Edens and other members of the board expressed gratification at the use being made of the ground! by the general public during the other months of the year when the actual fair was not in progress. It was reported approximately 1000 persons turned out Sunday afternoon to witness the Calf roping and bronc riding contents staged in the rodeo arena. CONFERENCE (Continued From Page One) tionals and Inspirational speeches by outstanding speakers who had previously addressed the boys during their three-day meeting. Pat H. Ramsey, general secretary of the Corsicana Y. M. C. A. gave the prayer after the boy* had assembled in Junior High School auditorium Sunday. The first devotional address of the morning was made by David Thrift, cadet colonel of A. and M, College. Thrift spoke on the subject, "Why Go To Church?" Thrift advised the boys that even though they had their own code of ethics they should go to church. You may search for the truth but you will only find It In your church," he said. . At 9:45 the conference adjourned for an hour of group discussion. Dallas Man Makes Address. During the second assembly period of the morning the boys were led in prayer by J. J. Mo- Connoll, Jr., executive secretary of the Southwest area Y. M. C. A. Council. John Green, Dallas, made the closing address of the conference, Green reviewed the various addresses that had been made and stated that they all were pointed toward a development of character. "You have been told that character pays. You have heard that statement made by young men who are outstanding examples of the truthfulness of that statement," he said. O. F. Allen expressed again the pleasure Corsicana had experienced In being host to the 1939 conference. Entertainment during the morning program was by Mrs. Finis Farr who played a violin selection accompanied by h e r mother, Mrs. Minnie Sutton. B. P. Faublon, conference director, said Sunday that an error had been made Saturday in the counting of votes cast by the delegation. The first count gave the office of president to Luther Stssons of Gainesville. The correct count gave the office to Johnny Garltty. "The first count- Ing was an error in tabulation and we are glad to make this correction," Fauhlon said. «• ! 1 Notice I nm trying; to locate A. 3. Owens and Gertrude Beard. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of these people, please notify B. A, DuBose, Streetman, Texas, Route More Baby Chicks Are Fed Bed Chain Chick Starter every year. It clyes better results. -. Distributed By MoCOLPIN GRAIN COMPANY Telephone. 470. Courthouse !^VS I :•::•»«•»»«•»»»$ District Court. A Jury m district court Saturday afternoon assessed Sherman Lee O'Neal a $50 fine and a 50- day sentence on an Indictment for driving a car while Intoxicated. The case had been on trial several days. Arguments of attorneys were completed early Saturday afternoon. Tom L. Tyson, defense counsel, stated Monday a motion for a new trial would be filed in .ho case. The trail of Willie Lee Jones, negro, charged by Indictment with murder, got under way Monday morning. A special venire of 50 men in addition to the regular Jury for the week was summoned. Jones was indicted In connection with the fatal shooting of Carl Smith, negro, last November. A motion for a suspended sentence was filed In the case in the event of conviction. Defense counsel stated a plea of not guilty would be entered when the defendant is arraigned, and self-defense will be maintained. The prosecution Is being handled by Chas. T. Banister, criminal district attorney, and Tom L. Tyson of Davis, Jester & Tyson, as special prosecutor. The defendant is represented by David Ralston of Lovett, Lovett & Ralston, and Chas. C. Sapp, court-apppointed attorneys. The following hava been summoned as petit Jurors for the seventh waek of the January term of the Thirteenth Judicial district court for the week beginning Monday, Feb. 13: C. W. Boyd, Corslcana; R. R. Cocke, Corsicana; David Daniels, Corsicana; H. W. Keathley, Corsl- cannj J. Walter Little, Corsicana 3; O. E. Scarborough, Corsicana 1; Claude L. White, Corsicana; W. C. Pearce, Corsicana; E. P. Proper, Corslcanu; L. A. Rutherford, Corsicana; V. E. Wendorf, Corsicana; S. D. Goins, Corsicana; Cooper Harris, Streetman 1; J. F. Burks, Corsicana 5; H. J. Ferguson, Powell; A. C. Kent, Tureka 1; F. O. Sessions, Corsicana 5; M. C. Woodruff, Wortham 1; B. F. Easterling, Alma 1; W. R. Smith, Rice; W. C. McCarter, Streetman !• R. E. Grantham, Eureka !• E. L. Hulen, Kerens; W. P. Layfield, Kerens; J. W. Follls, Purdon; T. L. Ellis, Purdon; B. Woodard, Purdon; A. E. Blttner, Corsicana 1; Weeks DuBose, Corsicana 1; Wayne Elrod, Corsioana 1; J. H. Neese, Corsicana 1; Fred Copeland, Purdon 1; George T. Weaver, Dawson 2; Major Davis, Dawson; R. L. McCulloch, Dawson; J. F. Smith, Dawson. District Clerks' Office. The following cases were tiled: Fannie Hubert vs. Alephonz Hubert, divorce. James Kelly, by guardian, Joe Donlels, vs. Nora Kelly, annulment of marriage. Matthew Johnson vs. Prince Ella Johnson, divorce. Buna Alvin Carr vs. Alta Mae Carr, divorce. CONGRESS (Continued From Pago direct help to Job-hungry young people. He denounced as "a violation of the principle of religious liberty," a proposal to include religious instructions In the social security system. Rep. Woodrum (D-Va.) laid before congress his proposal that future relief appropriations be halved, and that relief administration be turned over to the states as far as possible. Mayor Frank Hague of Jersey City appealed to the supreme court from a decision that he and his police unconstitutionally had denied the CIO and American Civil Liberties Union the right of free assemblage. He asked Associate Justice Roberts to hold up enforcement of the ruling until the supreme court could pass on the dispute. Labor Union Differences The CIO In Its official publication, cried out against amendments the American Federation of Labor has proposed for the Wagner labor relations act. The CIO said the amendments were "anti-union" and attributable to "blind hate" on the part of some AFL leaders. Chairman Sumners (D-fTex) postponed at least until Wednesday a meeting of the house Judiciary committee which had been called for tomorrow to hear Secretary Perkins discuss a resolution by Rep. Thomas (R-NJ) calling for her Impeachment. The house approved and sent to the white house a resolution providing an additional $25,000 for expenses of a Joint senate-house committee investigating the Tennessee valley authority. The measure gives th committee until April 1 to make a report to congress. Chairman William O. Douglas of the Securities commission told the National Economic (monopoly) committee that the "tremendous and spectacular" growth of Insurance companies since 1906 alone was enough to Justify an inquiry Into their economic Influence. Jim N. Mlddleton vs. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, suit on health and accident insurance policy. Annie Sparks vs. Lester Sparks, divorce. Probate Court. Probate matters wore being considered Monday by County Judge Paul H. Miller. Mineral Deeds. LeValma Petroleum Company to R. L. Wheelock, l-256th interest in 55 acres of the W. W. Clark survey, $10. LeValma Petroleum Company to E. L. Smith, l-256th Interest In 55 acres of the W. W. Clark sru- vey, $10. LeValma Petroleum Company to J. L. Collins, l-256th Interest in 55 acres of the W. W. Clark survey, $10. LeVelma Petroleum Company to Blake Smith, Jr., l-256th Interest In 55 acres of the W. W. Clark survey, $10. Warranty Deed. J. T. Kimes, ct ux, to Tlllman Reed, 7.01 acres of the John Duncan survey, $10. Marriage License, Troy Allen and Marjorle Perry. Assessor and Collector's Office. There were 6,026 poll taxes issued for Navarro counuty this year, according to an announcement Monday morning by T. A. Farmer, assessor and collector of taxes. The new automobile license numbers for passenger cars for 1939 for Navarro county begin with 890-801. The plates are orange colored with black numerals. The commercial license numbers begin with 147-001 and are green with black numerals. Sheriff's Office. Two negroes were arrested here during Sunday by Deputy Sheriffs Jeff Spencer and George T. Brown on theft charges for Constable Billings of Malakoff. Deputy Sheriff Brown and City Officer Adams arrested four persons for drunkeness Sunday afternoon. Three Juveniles, two whites and a negro were arrested on chicken theft charges by city officers and were turned over to county authorities during the week-end. Constable's Office. Three were arrested for drunk- eness, three for vagrancy, two for disturbing the peace and one for overloading during the week-end by Constable Clarence Powell and Deputy Constable Oscie Renfrew. Justice Court. Two were fined for speeding, four for drunkeness and two for vagrancy by Judge A. E. Foster. Three wore fined for drunkeness and one for vagrancy during the week-end by Judge Pat Gcraughty. former Governor James V. Allred of Texas to be federal judge In the Southern Texas district. Allred's nomination had been challenged by Representative Dies (D.-Tex.) who contended the nominee was not a resident of the district. The nomination was approved without dissent. It now goes to the seriate for final action. Allred Is Approved WASHINGTON, Feb. 6.—W 5 )— The senate Judiciary committee approved today the nomination of Hunting, Fishing License BUI AUSTIN, Feb. 6.— (IP)— A universal hunting and fishing license bill was tossed into the senate hopper today by Weaver Moore of Houston. It specifies hunting and fishing licenses costing $2 each and .gives the game, fish and oyster commission authority to determine open and closed seasons for various species. Moore said the bill had two main objectives: To require licenses of all hunters and fishermen so the game department would receive sufficient funds to operate properly. To provide a "sensible" means of determining open and closed seasons, eliminating a maze of conflicting special laws. More Baby Chicks Are'Fed Red Chain Chick Starter every year. It gives better results. Distributed By MoCOLPIN GRAIN COMPANY Telephone 470. To Get Fast Relief from Discomfort of COLDS TRY GENUINE BAYER ASPIRIN For the Object of Ypur Affections! Give a lasting: remembrance this year - - - give a gift front Dnlohes, a flattering gift of good taste. Many Valentine specials. BRACELETS- WATCHES - LARGE CLIPS - PENDANTS DRESSEB SETS - BIRTH RINGS Many Other Outstanding Gifts to Choose From. 218 N.BEATON FOREIGN POLICY (Continued From Page One) Senator Bridges (R-NH) and Clark (D-Mo) have contended that since the president gave his version of- the conference, the committee members should be authorized to give theirs. Senator LaFollette (Prog-Wis), who frequently has supported Roosevelt measures, said in a speech last night at Atlantic City, N. J., that "if the foreign policies of this nation arc formulated sec- retly by the chief executive, It Is a burlesque on government." . Senator Capper (R-Kas), declarv' Ing the United States should re/main aloof from Europe's troubles, told reporters he favored a ban on exports of war material to any, country at any time. He added such a prohibition was doubly desirable In time of war. (It was the sale of American planes to France—plus the discovery that the government had been cooperating with a French air mission—which Initiated the military committee's study of foreign policy last week.) At K. Wolens. •ov Smart New 1939 Spring Dresses Styled by the. leading manufacturers in the country A gorgeous array of New Spring colors and styles. and up Lots of skirt freedom with style and smartness of sparkling new crisp dresses that are delightful to behold. Prints and solids In tailored or party styles. New spring light woolens to wear right now and many others make this a super special of Unusual Timeliness EWOILEM^ DEPARTMENT STORES At K. Wolens. Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, If You Give Her Perfume for Valentines Day She'll Surely Be Sweet to You. Perfumes the whole world knowi and lovei, now offered in delightful purtr- 1 , me bottlet ttptciallj boxed /or ttvmf. 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