Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on June 20, 1947 · Page 9
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Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas · Page 9

Pampa, Texas
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Friday, June 20, 1947
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WSS" ^respondent's .ife Note Book »y HAL BOYLE • SANTA BARBARA, Calif.—(n- Cohdors-the B-29's of the bir World—have their own private es fete heftf here, and it's more exclu Jdvfe than Park Avenue. 'They are doing right well for « big bunch of buzzards., For cen tomes they have existed on left tlyefs abandoned by predatorj .ground animals, and since 1937 th ' to? trlbe has been on S° vernnien '•• Condors are a kind of historical freak—nature's pessimists. They 4fe the largest birds of flight in the World, with a wing span of nin jo eleven feet, .but their toes ar fld Weak they can hardly stand on their own two feet, jthis keeps them from swooping down and grabbing their prey, so they are 'carrion eaters, feeding 01 carcasses left in the fields or hills They have,a bald neck and a big Beak that makes them look in pro file like a well-pickled Egyptian mummy. • Miners ehot the birds in pionee. days to get their wing-feather quills, useful for storing gold dust, i Condors dwindled so alarmingly that ten years ago a 1200-acre mountain sanctuary was set aside for them in the Los Padres National Forest to keep them from becoming extinct. ' Only six condors ,were known to exist in 1937. Now the tribe is believed to number about 50. They are the only ones left in North America, and their only relatives are some hill billy cousins who Haunt the inaccessible peaks of the Andes—the South American con- cfors. i: The condor flies at great heights Bearing for hours on his tremendous Wings, and his extraordinary eyes can see a sheep carcass on the ground farther than a Hollywood lush can spot a free" Martini. >.. Knowing, what a, rough life is ahead of him, the baby condor stays in his nest longer than any other , bird—six : mohths. Bird psycholo- Quality Upholstering Since 1937 BRUMMETT FURNITURE CO. 317 S. Cnyler Phone 2060 PORTRAITS - COMMERCIALS Smith's Siudio U» W. fouler Phone 1511 REAL ESTATE LO&NS For Building, Repairing Refinancing; FUA Conventions! Low dates — Long- Terms. Security Federal Savings and Loan Association Combs-Wui-Io- Bldfi. Phone 604 »V J, R. WltUAMS PIPE THAT "Afar?' DETERMINATION/ THAT GO(N! TO BE A SULL OF TH' WOODS, NOT A SW6EPER-- SO HE THINKS MOW/ "THE'BDUk SAItX HE A NEVER MA»E ANY \ RESOLUT/ONJS OR Pi HIS CHE'ST OUT OR KEPT A STIFF LIP—HE SEZ THEM * -V, THINGS WEAR >OU ^ THE. WRONG gists say this isn't exactly like a human oedipus complex—inordinate love for his feathered mama—but Just a reluctance to learn to fly. He's in no hurry to grow up and collect garbage. Condors are in the prime of life at 20 and live to be 30. One problem in building up their tribe is that condors aren't much interested in sex. They only produce one egg and don't bother to nest every year. They just like to fly around and brood over what is going to die next to make them a meal. They are much'more trouble to the government out here than rabbits, who don't require a private estate and just refuse to become extinct. In 1935 a Los Angeles museum expedition for the .first time took ,wo bunnies out to Anacapa, an is- and 32 miles southeast of here. It was virgin territory for rabbits. In 1940 the expedition returned and found 1,000- rabbits on the 700-acre sland. There's a lesson for the pessimis- ,ic condor. He'll have to learn to have faith in the future- like the rabbit—or else he'll join the van- shed dodo, if the government ever drops him from,the relief rolls. The •abbit is winning out on private enterprise. . Panhandle News PANHANDLE— (Special) — Mrs. Etta Harrington of Now York City is visiting her father, W. M. Bender, and other relatives. Political Committees Report to Congress WASHINGTON—W. —The Na- ional Political Committees, getting et for the 1948 presidential campaign, have, reported this financial picture .to Congress: The Democrats in the last three nonths put $150,000 more into their var ehest than they took out. The lepublicans spent $78,000 more than hey took in. Th'e Democrats would have gone nto the red, too; had it not been or their annual Jackson Day diners to whoop it up for the party nd raise money., The dinners rought in something over $230,000. Political organizations are requir- d by law ; to file'quarterly statements of income and spending with ie House clerk. •• . . Mrs. W. L. Boyles, a former Panhandle resident, now living in Pampa, underwent major surgery at North Plains Hospital in Borger on Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs, Thomas Stone are Vacationing in Washington state. They expect to be gone three weeks. Norman Smith lias returned to school at West Texas State, after spending two years In the Armed Forces. Miss Dolls Leggitt, District Home Demonstration agent with headquarters at Pantex Village, visited Misses Charlotte Tompkius and Marthlyn Burnett,-.Carson County agents, on Tuesday and attended the meeting of the Panhandle Home Demonstration Club! Mrs. C. A. Caldwell is a surgical patient in Worley Hospital, Pampa. NS TO you i Dave Finkelslein On Your Newly Remodeled ' FROZEN FOODS! B E H R M A N' S Exclusive But Not Expensive '•• ' T °' ' I . DAVE FIHKELSTEIN * - » :; - '*,•.',->,'•-' ,** v r '*'.-nl x ' . on the . GRAND OPENING IP ^p|^aR|plMpHMK'»^Np4lPIMlHWp*. «• WnHpmyPP t. \ Mrs. Harold Eakes underwent surgery at the Qroom Hospital, Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Garner of Amarillo have returned home after a visit with their daughter, Mrs. V. C. Maker and family. Lynnette Maker returned home with her grandparents for a short yisit. Mrs. Lee Roy Meaker and Mrs. Ed Preusser were attending to business in Amarillo, Tuesday morning. Mrs. J. E. Weatherly and Mrs. George Grossman. were Borger visitors on ..Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Lusby of Tulsa, Okla., have been visiting in the home of Mrs. Lusby's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. McCray and the home of her brother, Jim aJid family. Mi 1 . Lusby has gone to California to visit relatives while Mrs Lusby is remaining for a more extended visit, PANHANDLE—(SpeciaD—Mr. and Mrs. Spicer Grlpp are the .parents of a girl weighing 8 pounds, 4 ounces born in Northwest Texas Hospital, Amarillo at 2:30 a.m. Monday; June 9. She has not been named yet but her maternal grandmother is Mrs. Charles Franklin. ^Panhandle and her paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Gripp, Conway. She is the great-granddaughter of Mrs. Green Walker. Conway and Walter Gripp. Panhandle. Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Ferguson, formerly of Pumpa are the parents 01 a son, David Leroy born in Worley Hospital. Pampa, on June 6. The young man weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. J.. L.' Lockhard. Panhandle,, •and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ferguson San Diego. Calif Mrs. Keith Merritt of Austin is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ketchum. brother, Floyd and brother, Jesse'and Mrs. Ketchum of Panhandle. On Monday Mrs. Walter Ketchum and Mrs.' Merritt visited their granddaughter and niece, Mrs. Wayne Driskill and family. Mrs, Faye Granstaff and Mrs. C. F. Hood visited Camp Ki-O-Wah near Canadian on-Monday. They accompanied Jack Ramey-, assistant Scoutmaster, who remained at the' camp. ; Mr. and Mrs. Victor Held and George Darrell visited oij Sunday; with Mrs." Held's ; brother. Ray. Shepherd and family of ,PampR. • . Evening- meetings at the Metho-' rlist Church have been discontinued' until after harvest. Th,e Youth meetings will continue asj announced, ••Mrs. Floyd Ketchum. Mrs. Esteene Ketchum, Mrs. Wayne Driskill and Larry and Neta Merle Ketchum were shopping in Amarillo, Tuesday. ' M^r. and Mrs. M.,'B. Welsh have returned from a visit with .relatives iri Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Morgan, Sylvia and Bobby are vacationing in California. " " Spicey Griflp is on.a business trip tp Sterling City.- ; Boosters Club Elepts ft." .. ••>-,*, J : • „•»• v • f' N SHAMROOIC—(Special)-^ B- Frack'.s' mas$ prominent yqung civji leaders, was elected, president of thf Boosters Club during the annual election of officers held Decently. He replaces Gerald jMajji'ield, an- ctner pf this pity's popular business men,,, who h£$ mo$t ably f eeived as head of the plub during the past ®* . » Investigation ol British Press Creates Talk By DEWITT McKENZIE AP Foreign Affairs Analyst Investigation of ownership and control of the British Press by England's Socialist regime is giving 'rise to uneasy speculation abroad as to whether this indicates the development of a further leftist tendency by the government. Of course there's nothing in an ordinary inquiry into the operation and financial structure of the press which should cause disquietude. An honest press has nothing to conceal. However, the launching of the present high-powered survey was- preceded by-much pressure f r o m! Communists and] fellow travelers who . to quote the view of (he London Communist Daily press today is a cratic methods of govcnm.cnt. ffi Bd P ( ! al | 5d "adequate reforms w i 1 l£i!Lj l)ou 6h not specified, ob- eling. " ~ ----«, B n n ?? rks> t'wuglt tho familiar "railroad" method, was re-rlpri ', rt secretary-treasurer of the n c to take over the important duticVof tailwringei-, liandlod dur r by, J! ' vtoitsly would mean following the Communistic method of placing the press under strfct government regimentation. Thus this investigation i.s likely to provide us with a test case of how far British Socialism is going to carry its program of nationalization which, ipso facto, tends towards totalitarianism. Prime Minister Attlee's government has declared itself against Communism and totalitarianism. Having talked with Mr, Attlee at length and having surveyed his government at close range, I am prepared to accept this as the honest conviction of his regime. However. Mr. Attlee is performing a major experiment in Socialism. He feels that he can make it work, but there certainly is the danger that it may blow up in his face unless he handles it with extreme caution. His task is to demonstrate that there can be Socialism, with ft degree of nationalism but without wholesale regimentation of the individual. But to get back to our muttons, a free press has been one of the mighty pillars of British Democracy. And the press has indeed been free. Even in wartime the censorship has been voluntary. The only legal controls have been vested in laws such as those dealing with libel and an act which Cot-bids newspapers during criminal trials to refer to any previous convictions of the accused. • The present Investigation of the British Press is a matter of far greater moment than appears in the terms of the royal commissions assignment. Should this result in restrictions being imposed on the newspapers, it would render a tremendous disservice to the Socialism which tl»o people of England are giving a, trial. It also would be a warning to the rest of the world that Britain was swinging hard left. Texas Today By .TACK UT' AP Sta.f Writer Juno, in case you've overlokcil Iliism ore -imports nl-t.hnii-you- think fact, is thiiry month. In the past 20 years Texas has moved from 30Ui plstfp 1o 9th phtco in the value of dr.iry products in the country. Texa;- ranks sixth in the production of ice eroam. over 30.000,000 gallons Icing consumed in Pampa News, Friday, June 20, 1947 PAGES Bryan Blalock of Marshall president of Mic Texa.s Dnii-y Products Institute, is touring the state making 011 an average a speech every other day in June. He says the Texas dairy industry i.s a hundred million dollar industry t>;id brings out. these potent points that may surprise a lot of TexLins: Twenty yearn ago there, were no evaporated, powdered milk' or cheese plants in Texas. Now, Texas produces all six of the major product; of the dairy industry — fluid (bottle )nilk>, ice cream, butter, evaporated 'can) milk, cheese and powedercd milk, In 194(5 there were 418.000 farms in Texas. Of these. 338.000 owned 1,400.000 milk rows valued at $138.000,000. These cows produced four billion 352 million pounds ol milk. or two billion f>0 million quarts. The producers received in cash $100.000,000 for (lie milk. North East. Texas iias turned rapidly to dairying in the 2(1 years. (By northeast Texas is meant east Stale Farm Insurance Companies Auto -r- Fire Insurance Harry Gordon, Agent S05 N. Faulkner irrmi Dnllfc.s through Tyler. Mwr- shftil to ih<? Louisiana line and north of Dallas to the Kcd River through Gainesville but not including the city of Dallas j. Twenty years ago loss than 100 farmers in the area .sold milk. One week recently 13.000 farmers sold mill' daily. It was. «?.ihored on 300 milk that iravi-lcd an average of 100 miles each or a total of j 30.000 milrvs dfiilv. Tro 13.000 farmers daily .sold 1.300.000 pounds of milk and rc-cciv-d about S60.000 a day or Sl.800.000 per month. The annual milk-business in the area i.s a $20.000,000 pro- jpct. From moo to you i.s big bUSi- llP! 1 S. The milk in the arpa soes to- plants in Marshall. Sulphur'Sprlngs, Paris. Tj'lfr. Winsboro. Mt. Pleasant. Bonham. Greenville. Seherman, McKinney. Denton, Gainesville and Denison. Last year Texas made 25.396,000 pounds of butter, 33.669,0000 pounds of c'iccldar cheese. Read The Pampa News Want Ad* STOP HEAT AT THE ROOF LINE Stop "Heat Leakage" through your roof in Winter—keep out the scorching heat in Summer—get lasting fuel economy, with Balsam-Wool Sealed Insulation. You can be SURE with Balsam-Woo! becau»e It Is securely fastened in place—rnofsturc proofed—wind proofed and flre_.real»Unt« Balsam-Wool for your present home Is sold under a Money- Back GUARANTEE of satisfaction. Call NOW for.Free Esti-. mate- Panhandle Lumber Co., Inc. 1420 \\. Foster Phone 100 You Are Invited To Attend The Of The Newly REMODELED ampa 314 E. Francis (Formerly Barrets Frozen Foods Phone 1212 GROCERIES AND introducing to Pampa Our New Our shelves will be stocked with the finest Fancy Foods. In addition to these select items we will carry a good line of BIRDSEYE FROZEN FOODS! Ann Hastings from the Home Demonstration Club will be here all day Saturday to demonstrate on how to pre 7 pare your fruits and vegetables for your lockers, DELICATESSEN Below Are a Few of^lhe lilemsJVeJWiUJCarrv In Our New Delicatessen KOSHER CORNED BEEF KOSHER PICKLED TONGUE PEPPER BEEF KOSHER DILL PICKLES SCHMALTZ HERRING PORTUGUESE SARDINES FILLETS—ANCHOVIES HERRING IN WINE GEFILTE FISH LOX-SALAMI From u pound of ground meaf to a whole .beef . ?. we can ( serve your every need. Jf I/ We are adding soon 500 more LOCKERS. If you desire a focker, come and register now. No DEPOSIT REQUIRED. ONLY ICE CREAM Pint package Birdseve Frozen Food Specials Corn 19c Grean Peas 24c Spinach 22c Cut Grean Beans .... 22c Peaches 33c Pinapple 32c You too can -have year-round freshness if you have a Food Locker. Orders being taken now, no deposit required. >/ iiV. \ V .>— *Js* A Week Day«; 8 a, m. to g;30 p, m, :] •/ 8«tnrd«yit 8 ** m. te Stu, m, if v »S t -' ''

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