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ras OORSIOANA'SEMI-WEEKLY LIGHT, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, usa. ELEVEN arkets Local Markets Cottm . 8.25 Cotton seed $80.00 Cotton Texas Spot Marketg DALLAS, Feb. 33.— (Pi —Colton 8.11; Houston 8.10: Galvwlon 8.33. New York Cotton Table HEW YORK, Fob. S3.—W—Cotton futures closed unchanged to 6 higher, nirh Low Last March , 8.BO 8.4(1 8,47-48 Mny 8.11 8.08 8.00 ,Tal 7.88 7.84 7.88 7.40 7.41 7.45-40 October i... December ... January 7.44 7.37 7.30 Spot nominal; middling 8.00. 7.42 7.38 7.38-30 New Orleans Colton Table. NEW ORLEANS. Feb. S3.—W—Open- In? advance* met Increased telling tn cotton here today and closing prices were eteady net unchanged to fi points hlrher. March , May ... July ... October December January Open Hlfrh Low Close 8.50 8.02 8.58 8.50-00 . 8.21 8.82 8.19 8.18 . 7.08 7.08 7.1)5 7.08 , 7.B3 7.55 7.R1 7.55 . 7.53 7.63 7.46 7.50 7.50 7.50 7.50 7.59-b Mar. (new) 7.81 7.01 7.58 7.57-b May )new). 7.82b b—Bid. 7.50-b 1 r New Orleans Spots Unchanged •r k NEW ORLEANS. Feb. "S3.—Wl—Spo f cotton cloied steady and unchanged ' Low middling 7.30: middling 8.64; good Grains and Provisions „ Fort Worth drain. •FORT WORTH, Feb. 23.—W—Demand for grain here wa« slow. Wheat No. 1 bard according to pro teln and billing. 81-861-2. Barley No. 2 nom 62-63. . Sorghums_ No. 2 yellow mllo _pw 100 Ibs nom 02-04; i yel No. 2 white kadir nom 02-04. Corn shelled -No. 2 white 03-64, Oats No." 8 red 38-30. Wheat Declines CHICAGO, Feb. 23.—m—Whoa! irlces dropped about 1-2 cent today -argoly because of Ionics In foreign markola and lagging export demand. Wheat closed uni'hangod to 3-8 low er thnn Tuesday. May 081-8 5-8, July 086-8:1-4; corn 1-4 to 5-8 down. May 4B1-2 3-8 July 507-83-4; oats un changed to 1-4 lower. Chicago Grain Table. CHICAGO, Feb. 23.— (Pi — WHEAT- Mftrch .. May .. . July ... Sept. High 68 1-4 OK 7-8 110 1-8 1)07-8 CORN— March May ... 60 1-8 July ... 511-4 Sept. ... 611-4 . OATS— May July S«pt. Low 88 1-8 08 3-8 085-8 003-8 Close 68 1-4 I 1-2 6-8 40 3-8 60 3-4 51 1-4 20 1-4 28 1-8 "sYa-s 'in'i-'s 08 1-2 5-8 477-8 40 1-2 3-! 607-8 r 611-4 201-8 271-2 271-8 Kansas City Cash Grain KANSAS C1T Ity T. Feb. 23.—W)— stock! < ' 3.000 bales Including 1.200 America i' Spot quiet, prices 1 point lower. Qu opened 1 lower to 4 mgner. i «Sfay 8.10; July 7.80: Oct .5V.40: Jan. 7,43. . . .. mldldtnr O.OOi receipts 132; 034,733. Liverpool Spots Point Lower LIVERPOOL. Bcb. 33.—l/P)—Cotton " " 1.200 American. 0 ,, u . «,..«., H..". - K»lnt lower. Quo- -tatlons In pence: American strict (rood middling 5.88; rood middling B.53: strict middling B.33: mlddllnr 5.18; strict In wmlddling 4.03: low middling 4.43; strict soo ordinary 9.38; goon ordinary 3.B3. Futures closed unchanged to 3 hlrher. March 4.83: May 4.70: July 4.04; Ocnvt. 4.40; Jan. 4.48. NIMV Tork Cofton Steady NEW YORK, Feb. 23.—OT—Cotton innod 1 lower to 4 higher. March 8.45; - - - • 7.44; Dec. 'prices'"at "the end of the first hour held within the openlnr rango ol 1 lower to 3 htrher. March went from 8.4B to 8.48 1m ,, mediately after the call, then owed to 8.48 lor ft net rain oj 2 points. Th» market auletcd later in tno mornrnr. March continued steady M most notices Issued today were reported stopped by a leading spot house. The delivery advanced to 8.Bo around midday for a net rain of 4. when other active monlha were 3 to 3hlrher. Of- ierlngs were comparatively light, ; New Orleans Cotton Steady NEW ORLEANS. Fob. 33.—W)—Cotton futures opened steady net unchanged to 7 points hlrher. ' Xow Orleans .Cotton. KMtct* ' NEW ORLEANS. Feb. 31'.—W)—•£»}' "ton futures reacted partially irom -tneii own opening advance here today and a mld-sesalon prices were 1 point lower to 3 polnt« higher. NO. Cottonseed Oil Steady. NEW ORLEANS. Feb. 2 3 -7T H " 1 'T Cottonseed oil closed steady: bleachable prime •«"""«'.'-•"J'S,?'? 0 M-1S, al: prime cudo 6.60-5.M 1-3. M J"J, fl.JOb May H.nOb; July 8.52; Sept. 6.05; Oct. fl.63b. b—Bid. Wheat 80 cars. 1-4 lower to 3-4 high er :No. S dark hard 72-801-2; No. nom 06-801-2; No. 2 hard 70: No a 06 1-2 72: No. 2 red nom 87170; No. 3. 08. Close May 04 7-8; July 641-4; Sep 64 7-8. ' Corn. 27 cars. 1-2 to 3-4 lower; No 2 white nom 48-471-4: No. 3 nom 4 1-2 463-4: yellow and mixed tho same Close, May 463-8; July 471-2; Sep Outs, 5 cars: unchanged. No. 2 white nom 201-2 301-2; No. 3 nom 20-30. Chicago Cash Grain. CHICAGO. Feb. 23.—Wl—Cn«h, wheat sample grade hard tough 05: No. 2 mixed tough 72 1-2. Corn No. 3 mixed 48 8-4 50 3-4; No. 2 yellow 481-41-2: No. 8 white 61 3-4; oal« No. 1 mixed 32 1-4; No. 1 whito 33-34. STOCK MARKET IS SLOW BUT BUYERS WERE MAJORITY PURCHASERS, HOWEVER, CONCENTRATE ON FEW SPECIAL ISSUES NEW YORK, Fob .23.— (IP)— Buyers predominated in a slow stock market today but concen- irated on a few alrcrafts, steels and miscellaneous Industrial shares. Despite a flurry of orders following Secretary Morgonthau's statement the administration was seeking to encourage business profits and was studying tax revision, the market stayed In Its February rut as speculators continued to wait for the spring business outlook to clear. A few shares got up a point or more at the best, Including Chrysler, Westlnghouse, Du Pont, United Aircraft, Douglas Aircraft, U. S. Gypsum, Crucible Steel, U. 3. Rubber and Omnibus. On the curb, fractional gainers Included Electric Bond and Share, American Gas and Electric, Gulf Oil and Lockheed. Rails did little. NEW YORK, Feb. 23.—(ff)—A few Industrial shares responded to quiet buying with minor gains In early stock market dealings to- AT HEARING ON TOWNS1TE POOL DELEGATION FROST CIVITAN CLUB VISIT LOCAL ORGANIZATION ACTIVITIES YOUNGER LUNCH. EON CLUB REVIEWED BY SECRETARY PATTERSON Pictured above are Ramsey Cox, Corslcana attorney, representing the Hamilton and Cox Interests; G. A. (Jerry) Sadler, member of the Texas Railroad Commission, and A. J. (Art) Frazler, who represented oil firms at a recent hearing to set field rules In the new Avoea Chicago Produce CHICAGO. Feb. S3.—W)—Butter (two dayi) 1,066.982; prices unchanged. Bret, 16773 (two days) fresh graded extra firsts local 161-2. cars 103-4; 1 train local 181-4, cars 181-8; current receipt* 16 1-4, Poultry live, 1 car. 30 trucks: hens ovc> 6 Ibs 17. 5 Ibs and under 10: Leghorn hens 10: broHers colored 17, Plymouth Book 18, White Rock 18; spring* colored 10 ' Plymouth Rocks 22. While Hock 211-2: fryers colored 18, Plymouth Hock 20, White Rock 10: roosters 13, Leghorn roosters 12: ducks 41-2 Ibs up colored 16. white 71, day. DuPont started 1 1-2 higher but most gains were fractional. Tending upward were U. 3. Steel, Santa Fe, Cerro do Pasco, Sperry and Pennsylvania. American Telephone and General Motors sagged. A substantial Increase In bulld- ng contracts compared with last year moved some Wall Street analysts to look for Improvement In Industrial activity as the ap- preaoch of spring speeds outdoor construction. Strength In some basic commodity prices, particularly steel scrap, row silk and livestock, also was favorable portent con- email colored 141-3. bite 141-2: CLIPPER • (Continued From Page Onel is to be tested In ' trans-Atlantic air: service, was; due to arrive In Kew Orleans shortly after 11 a. m., a flight of 300 miles. It was expected to remain overnight V' there, taking off tomorrow morn- .' 4rt(* fnl* tVlR R&st. ceese 13; turkey*, young tonw 20, old 16 hens 31. . Dressed turkeys steady. prices unchanged. . Potato Market. 'CHICAGO Feb. 23T—WV-(USDA) — Potatoes 178; on track 387; total D! shlpmenta Tuesday 608, Wednesday 407; sacked per cwt. Idaho, russet Burbanks US No. 1, 1.55-05; Colorado red McClures US No. 1, t "•--2.05 according to oo . Triumphs 00 per cent US No. 1. and better very few salqa 1.45-56. Livestock Fort Worth Livestock. FORT WORTH. Feb. 33.—W)—(TJ. S.D. A.)—CATTLE. burlap sacks 1.70- Dior; North Dakota saleable 1.600 townslte (Griffin) ty.) (Jones coun- Mr. Cox's mother holds extensive interests in that area. The local attorney led a successful fight to have tho railroad commission give a ten acre space rule instead of the customary 20- acre space rule. Tho townslde owners wanted to allow the ten- acre spacing and a well for each town block, Tho compromise agreement, It Is stated, allows drilling on units of less than ten acres but will receive allowable allocations based on 60 per cent on acerage' within the unit, a restriction tending to reduce excessive drilling inside the town- site. rated a slderlng the general business tendency to mark time. Steel circles heard reports additional upward revllsons In some finished products were in forecast. CONGRESS Gray . east. V, with Capt. Harold^ command, landed In " calves salable .1 000: most short ted steers and yearlings 7.50-8.50; good .heifers '8.60-0.00' good fed steore 'and year- lingo 9.00-0.76; bulk cows 4.50-0.00: slaughter calves mostly 6.00-8.35. HOGS, salable 1.700: top 7.05; paid by small killers: packer top 7.86; packing sows . 0.60-7.0(1. SHEEP. Saleable 2.000; moat good „. and choice .wooled lambs 8.00: choice ,1. 4-11 Club lambs up to 8.60; thorn Ivar Roads here late yesterday after making the 1,640 milles from San Diego In 8 hours M minutes. Reports on wind velocities on the lake at New Orleans prompted the landing here yesterday, Captain Gray said. The Clipper, destined for Atlantic service, carries a crew of : 15. Clipper No. 18 at Honolulu. HONOLULU, Feb. 23.—(flV- The Pnn American .Airways 74- passenger Clipper, No. 18, alight: , ed at 3:20 a. m. 10:50 a. m. (C. 1 S.T.) today, on the first leg of •i Its t*st flight to Hongkong from , San Francisco The 2,400 miles were flown- in .' 15 hours, 49 minutes Twelve crew 'i members and eleven observers •j were aboard the seaplane, which carried mall and express,,: but no . passengers on this "shakedown" ?. flight; " _ |;' :i Keys! Keys! ,We make duplicate keys. Have en extra set of keys. We fix locks, too. Phone us, Mo. 90. : TAYLOR MAGNETO HOUSE • : ' 107 West 7th Avenue. ' )imbj . a _ 3g . .i hf ,._ _ 4 .60 down; wooied feeder lambs 6.50-7.25. Chicago Livestock. CHICAGO. Rob. 23.—WV- (CSDA) — HOGS. 12.000: top 8.36; good 400-600 Ibs packing sow* 8.85-7.25. ' CATTLE, 0.000. calivra 1,200; light heifers and mixed yearlings steady .at 8.00 to 0.60; vealcrs mnlnly 11.00 down: choice weighty vealors 11.61- SHEEP, 15.000; lambs good to choice offerings 8.75 to 8.00: best held higher at around 0.15-25; native ewes 4.0050. (Continued From Page'One) representatives before treating them to harsh accusations. "I feel confident the account or Ambassador .Daniels work In Mexico and his dignified and humane efforts in protecting American interests In Mexico would satisfy any far minded body of Inquiry. "He has made tremendous progress under the most trying circumstances. He is a kindly gentleman who tries to understand the psychology of the people of the country .where he is attached.' Urges Food Control Fund. WASHINGTON, Feb. 23.—</P>- Representattve Cartwrlght (D- Oka) urged the house flood control committee today to approve the $195,000,000 asked by army engineers for flood control proj- cts next year. He said tho budget bureau has ecommended the amount to be educed by between $80,000,000 nd $90,000,000. If the full- appropriation were made Cartwrlght said, work ould get under way on the $54,300,000 Denlson dam Red river etween Texas and Oklahoma. Kansas City Livestock. KANSAS CITY. Rcb. 26.— (IP, <-USDA—HOGS. 1300; top 8.05 sparingly :sows 0.75.00. CATTLE, 1700: calves 300: numerous loads top. medium and good short- fed steers 0.00-10.35; good ehorlfed heifers 8.75: fat cows 5.76-0.75; choice vonlero to 11.00; ..... t, 'SHEEP. 6000: top fed tambs to ship pore 8.75: others to packers mostly 8.25-06; natives down Irbm 8.35. Reorganization Bill Introduced Again WASHINGTON, Feb. 23.—(fl 5 )— 'resident Roosevelt's request for power to reorganize executive igencies of the government was advanced today oy introduction of legislation designed to meet major objections which blocked congressional approval last year. The bill, drafted by Rep. Warren (D-NC), was submitted to he house by Chairman Cochran (D-Mo) of a special committee on reorganization. Coohran said Card of Thanks. We wish to take 'this method of thanking all who were BO kind to us during the IJlness and death of our uncle, H. R. Leetch. May you have such.: true friends In your' hour of trouble.—His Nephews and Nleceg. .'. Sun Want Ads Bring Results. ARE YOU READY Corn planting time is here,, and then follows cotton. If you ore not prepared to do this work like you intended to come to see us. We have two Used F13 Farmalls with-Tools, One .as low' M $600, overhauled and guaranteed. Three Used Regulars with Tools, as low as $750, guaranteed. If you need mulps, harness, single or douhje row implements, we have the largest selection In Navarro county. ' One Used Eleotroltuc Oil Refrigerator. Also one new Gas at Reduced Prices. Maytag and Speed Queen Washing Machine! prices from $39,60 up. Small down payment ai\d long time on balance. Now Is the time to feed cattle arid the proper way is to grind all your feed.We have the mills to do the work and at a price you can pay. - , Listen, Mr. Farmer, If you haven't some cattle and hogs you had better begin now to. grow Into this business for you can no longer depend on Cotton for everything. You can eat a hog and a cow but you can't eat cotton. If you need a Car, Truck or Pick-up, look over our lineup. We have just what you are looking 'for, , " Buie Implement Company 207-209 South Beaton - Corsicana LEGISLATURE (Continued From Pago One) commission to determine the payroll tax rate for industries with unstable employment. By Senator A. M. Aikin, Jr., of Paris, it was directed at cotton gin operators. Senate Accepts Amendment As introduced the bill would have extended the unemployment tax to employers of six or more persons but the senate accepted an amendment leaving It at eight, the present requirement. Senate action included adoption of house concurrent resolutions asking Texans In congress to oppose a resolution by which the federal government would assert title to submerged lands along the Texas coast which are now vested In the free public school fund and another urging President Roosevelt to appoint to the supremo court of the United States Joseph C. Hutcheson of Houston, a judge of the federal circuit court of appeals, This was the last day for introduction of bills In the house without four-fifths consent and many new proposals hit the hopper, One by Rep. H. T. Brown of Jacksonville would levy, additional taxes of 2*6 cents per barrel on oil, 50 cents per thousand on cigarettes, 2 per cent of value on gas, and 47 cents per long ton on sulphur. Another, by Rep. John J. Bell of Cuero, would change the oil confiscation law In an effort to Increase prices received by the state when oil Is sold. Under the bill, tho state could refuse to sell the oil If tho price was unsatisfactory It then could exchange the oil for gasoline needed by the state. Constitutional Amendment A proposed constitutional amendment introduced in the house called for distribution of free text books in parochial and private schools. Rep. Henry G. Lehman of Giddlngs and others Introduced a bill abolishing 55 special govern mental funds and making the comp trailer's department a central tax collecting agency. Still other new bills would reduce the automobile registration fee to a flat $3, require registration of firearms and create the lower Concho river water and soil conservation authority. There were no outward developments in the bitter fight concerning increasing the motor truck load limit. Rep. JOB Monkhouao of Uvalde, 'chairman, said the house highways and motors traffic committee, deadlocked on tho issue Tuesday night, probably would not meet again utll next week. The senate sent to the house a bill stipulating a 10-hour working day for penitentiary inmates and giving them credit for double time for all dally work over the maximum. It was made retroactive to June 1, 1938, and was somewhat at Yon O»n Buy, Sen, Bent, Trade and Accomplish Qnlck Result* By Advertising In the Classified Columns READ BY THOUSANDS OF FEOFUB Business Service Personal 5 hey still will be agreeable. Our argument, however, Is that It can avoided." Reduce Ad Valorem Tax. If any funds remain after payment of the old age and teacher's retirement debts, Stuart suggested they go to reducing the ad valorem taxes for tho avall- ible school fund. He asserted tha would eliminate tho clamor abou tho school fund being responsible for increasing tho ad valorem tax The committee previously had heard Rep. W. J. Galbreath, the Wharton blacksmith who recent ly attacked Qov. O'Danlel's trans actions tax on tho floor, com ment: "A sales tax Is far less reprehensible than a damnable transaction tax." • Committee members roared with laughter when he added; "The governor's message was the most Inconsistent message ever delivered to a legislature In the history of the United States." Galbreath, who broached his own plan of careful rendition of prop- perty, with a stiff penalty for faulty reports, said: "We haven't been able to work calmly and quietly on our legislative problems down here because of the propaganda that has been spread on the radio and through other sources urging the people to write their representatives and urge passage of this racket tax." A motion to hear a bill proposing taxation of natural resources for raising revenue for the aged was passed and hearing date set for Tuesday. A delegation of members of the Frost Clvitan Club visited the Cor- slcana Clvitan Club Thursday noon when the local organization met In regular session at tho Navarro lotcl. Dr. Ed Evans of Frost Introduced the visiting members of the Frost club and expressed his club's Lhanks for the guidance and help the Corslcana group had given In establishing the Frost Clvitan club. Curtis Patterson, secretary- treasurer of the Frost club reviewed the activities with which the Frost club has been engaged since Its establishment In October of 1937. The club has been active In all municipal Improvements and largely through the work of the Clvitan club, Christmas lighting and a community Christmas tree have become a Yuletlde custom In Frost, Mr. Patterson said. The Frost club has also been actively Interested In the Improvement of local parks, and plans for a municipal swimming pool. An essay contest has also been sponsored by the organization. "We aro deeply Indebted to the Corslcana Clvi- tan club for establishing our club In Frost, and "It Is with the sln- cerest pleasure that we are with you today," Mr. Patterson said. * W. V. Harrison, also a member of the Frost club, entertained the meeting with the reading of homespun philosophies and comments. Other members of the Frost club presented during tho meeting wore Amon Scott and Frank Johnson. O. F. Allen, president of the Cor- slcana olub, appointed C. L. Brown and Jack Thompson to head the program committee for the next meeting. WILL FRANK CATIH ploano answer this. It ho sees this art. Important. Wrlto U S F, cnro Dox UU2, Oorticana. Toxns.. Mattress Makers 10 DID TOT} KNOW tbat jrou can now rot anything that you want at tho Oorst- conn Mailresf Factory In tho way of mnllroctcs from tho cheapest to tho best that can b< mado and all work fuar- nntcod and all prices ronaonabloT Wo wish to call your speolnl attention to tho fact that we aro now making; the Tory best Ffiltc<l and also Innor Sprint mattress and will allow you liberal prlon (or your matlress. Wo would bo (Ind to hnvo you call at our plaice of business and MB our full line and rot our prices before you purchase a new mat* tress. If you wish we will bo ploaMd to send our salesman out to too you. Cnrslcana Mattress Factory, 812 S. Main. Phono 273. L. A. Starley - A. M. Lane. Livestock Baby Chicks 25 WHITE Wyanrtolto baby chicks, the Bnod oatliifr iutd layinir kinds. H. J. Adams, 3 miles north of Corslcana on Hlehway 78. Phone 001 Fft. SUB OS for Baby Chicks. Feeds. Bern odlw ana Poultry Supplies. Custom hatchlnr A specialty. Como in and see us and our modern equipped hatchrry before you buy. We are especially equipped to hatch your turkeys this sea* flon. J. H. Roberts and Son Hatchery, 2000 WPS! 2nd Avo., Corslcana, Texas. Phone 1077. Livestock for Sale 27 FOR SALE—Two nwlstered I.O.C. hois, ono eight months old boar and 14 months old sow. Frank Cumpston, nioomlng Qrovo. Texas. foil SALE—Four~~iood~Jorsoy cows. Seo O. L. AlbrUlon, Corslcana. Phono 1101. FbTi SALE—ThVeo (rood bred work mares. Bee 0. L. Albritton. Oorsicana. Phono 1101. . Merchandise Articles for Sale 30 BOOK BARGAINS—Hundreds of books at 5c, lOc nnd 2oc cnch. Brst books, best authors. Lnio dale mmraztnnr ac- roptrd tn oxchaiiBO. Wo buy old fold. Donncll's Marailno and Boox Rxchango, 115 West Collln St.. Cflnlc.ina. FOR sTl>E—IB thlrly.irnilon open too fltcot drums—Idenl for trash, water of oil containers. Top can bo lyockcd* Soo Banks Lyons nt Pnlncc Theater. FOR SALE—Spnn work marcn, 8 yean old. wolirhlne: r;on and 1300 Ibs. I Mnwry 8-row cultivator, 2 registered shorthorn Durhnm mnles, 1 buck sMcop, Hoveral bred frtlts. Boo or while Q. B« Mnoro, Routo 1, Pardon, Texai. FOR SALE!—One hundred tons of first Flans native black land prairie hay. $10 per ton on the pavement tn OoreJoana* H R. Slroubo. Building Material 32 LUMBER FOR SALB flood shlplnp and sldlnr and a few other items at mill prices. Call 0. M. Doynton or W. F. Scalo. SECOND HAND LtTMBER 1x10—6' to IS' Lonr BARGAIN Prices to Move Quickly. Located: Toxna Co. Tank Farm almost adjoining Nnvarro. PAUL J. HIOQINBOTHAM Arcadia Hotel. Oorsicana Real Estate he committee would meet next week to consider the measure. Under Its terms, the President would be required to 'submit to congress a plan or a number of Jlana for rearranging, consoll- lating or abolishing adminlstra- .ive agencies 'of the government. These presidential plans would jecome effective In 60 days unless congress, in the meantime, passed a resolution turning them down. In effect, therefore, congress would have a veto power over reorganization orders by means of a majority vote in both the senate and house. In addition to granting reorganization authority to the President, the legislation also would authorize the appointment of six new administrative assistants to the chief executive, Omitted were any provisions to alter the, aeet-ups of th civil service commission or comptroller general's office, two points which aroused sharp debate last session. • WASHINGTON, Feb. 23,—(fl>The senate passed today a house- approved bill to continue from next June 80 to June 30,' 1941, operations of the' export-Import bank and the Commodity Credit Corporation. variance with a ruling on the subject last year by the then Attorney General William McCraw. Would Share Expense Of Old Age Pensions . AUSTIN, Feb. 23.—(/P)—Dropped Into the maze of bills and proposals for paying the old folks today was a suggestion, well received by a house committee, thai natural resources, wholesalers and consumers share In footing- the bill. Emhouse Cemetery Association Met On Friday, February 3d The Emhous.e Cemetery Association met in Us regular' business meeting February 3, 1939. in the home of the president, Mrs. A, C. Richards, with seven members present. Several business Items were transacted. Two . paid dues for 1989. The annual meeting of our association will be held Friday night March 3, at 7: IS o'clock at tho school auditorium for the regular business meeting. All mem- bars are urged to' be present. Also co-operate with us by paying your dues for 1939 as you know our year work now begins, Be present March 8, 7:15 o'clock at school auditorium.—Reporter. . . •.-'-: Kunschlk Names Deputy AUSTIN, Feb. 23.— (^P)— State Labor Commissioner Joe Kunschik announced today the appointment of T. Young Collina of Fort Worth as his chief deputy. Hospital lilll Signed AUSTIN, Feb. 23.— (^—Governor W. Lee O'Danlcl today signed a bill making an emergency appropriation of $200,000 to equip the new hospital for tho insane at Big Spring. The institution Is expected to start operation May 1. Steer Horns for License Flatci AUSTIN, Feb. 23— (fl 1 )— Longhorn steers may adorn your 1940 automobile license plates. Rep. Robert Allen • Harp, Cottle county school teacher, Intoduced a bill that would spread steer horns over the plate. Sen. R. H. Nelson of Tahoka " Fraternal Order Temple's Bingo Game Is Raided DETROIT, Feb. 23.—</P>-Principals in a riotous scone that accompanied ' a police raid on a bingo game involving 1,500 "persons at a fraternal order temple here last night, found quiet today—In recorder's court. An estimated 1,300 women In tho game greeted tho 30 riding policemen with hisses and hoots, and a barrage of bingo cards, Some rushed for tho exits, some attempted to grab a score of smoked hams offered as prizes, and others jammed the temple stage demanding refund of their admission. Police racket squad members won the rush for the hami. Lieut. John P. McCarthy said the squad also seized $692 In admission foes, Seven men were held on charges of operating or aiding and abetting a gambling enterprise. News of County Home Demonstration Clubs the GEORGE-WASHINGTON GRADUATES AT LAST GET REAL BREAK GLADYS SWARTHOUT SINGS AT COMMENCEMENT INSTEAD OF USUAL ORATOR Oak Vnlley Club. Recent experiments have shown that greens canned by approved methods retain more of their vitamins and as much of the minerals as freshly cooked greens," Mrs. L. K. Carraway told the Oak Valley Home Demonstration Club at the home of Mrs. G. C. Cowden February 22. Mrs. Carraway brought p. dish of shredded cabbage to which had been added tho following cream dressing: 1 cup cream, sweet or sour, 6 tablespoons vinegar, 4 tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 1-8 teaspoon white pepper, cayenne. A serving of this and of candled sweet potatoes, which had been prepared by Miss Hortense Waters, wore served to each one present. Miss Waters .explained that the tablespoon of lemon Juice used in tho potatoes gave an added flavor which most people liked After the meeting adjourned refreshments were served to eleven members. Two now members were Mrs. A. T. Elmore and Mrs. B. E. Baggett. The next meeting, will be with Mrs. J. D. McManus March 18.—Reporter. FOR SAI.K A tow H. O. L: 0, propertlH which can bo bought with only 10 per cent as a cash down payment nnd balance in IS rears at li per cent Interest. . Alno hnvo a number of good farmv at foreclosed prices. H you aro Interontod in bulttttnr ft now home, sco us for an F. H. A. loan. If you hnvo property you wish to nil or rent, come list it with us. AIA.IOKS AND LJDWIS HEAL ESTATE. RENTALS and LOAMS 129 Wont Oollln 81 Phone 1783 By EDDY GILMORE WASHINGTON, Feb. 23.—W— Mid-term graduates of George Washington University went out are about to enter Into that great stage of life " Here's what happened: Miss Swarthout sang "Spendthrift" by Ernest Charles. About the time when the orator usunly tells the young graduates to save their money and apply themselves, Miss Swarthout burst into "My Pagan Love." Few orators ever got the applause she did. Then came a couple more numbers—"Clouds" and "The Janitor's Boy." Between songs the University presented a citation to Nelson T. Johnson, American ambassador to China, and an honorary Doctor of Laws degree to Oswaldo Aranha, Brazilian minister of foreign relations. and Announcement We" wish to announce that 0. A. (Ernest) McBrlde Is now connected with us. He Invites all his friends and patrons to come by. HEROD RADIATOR AND Still not near actual consideration of any proposal, the joint committee pledged to the task of ferreting out some plan for paying pensions recessed until Tuesday, The committee on revenue and taxation, however, will continue- to- hear suggestions. R. A. Stuart, representing the Texas State Teachers' Association warned the committee members yesterday that no single proposal could muster the 100 votes necessary for passage and added: "It's time all hands should get together to compromise thU 'situation, The' folks back home sent you down here to do something about the state's four-way social security debt and if you go home without some action, I don't believe they'll send some of you back." Stuart, who - prefaced bis remarks by saying he could not speak for all the teachers, proposed a 50-50 tax between natural resources and wholesale and "use," or sales tax. Estimated revenues from'these sources would be some $35,000,000, he said. Wholesalers would be taxed on the first sale of Texas products while a light, "use" tax, such as is now on cigarettes, would be levied on foreign goods coming into the state. Stuart had no definite tax to be levied on natural resources, but used one per cent as a basis to estimate that a 50 per cent Increase could be made on oil and by-products. He said some $400,000 additional could be obtained from sulphur taxes. Revenue from taxation would be applied to the old age pension and teacher's retirement fund. "Teachers have been, and still are, against a retail sales tax," Stuart said. "They must spend nearly every cent they earn to further thalr education and take care of living expenses sff they can be presentable in their schoolrooms, But if. it does take a J'sales tax "to, raise'' these '— '- motor traffic committee to report tho bill favorably to the floor. One objection—that steer horns would necessitate a reduction In size of the numerals, was raised. DEFENSE (Continued From Page One) "What do you suppose we would think," he asked, "If great Britain undertook to fortify Bermuda' today? Would we consider it an overt act or a hostile act?" Meanwhile, Rep, Fish (R-NY) criticized Ambassador William C. Bullltt for a Paris speech In which he said tho United States had abandoned its geographical isolation. Saying that statement was false, Fish declared In a statement: "What right has Ambassador Bullitt to .misrepresent and repudiate the traditional American foreign policies .accepted by all our presdents since the time of Washinglon? x x x Certainly he Is not speaking for the American people." While the house approached a vote on the controversial Guam naval project, two developments raised the possibility today that congress might expand the army air corps beyond the 5,500 planes authorized by the house. 1. The senate received from Its military committee a unanimous recommendation that the army plane limit be raised to $6,000. 2. Chairman Sheppard (D-Tex) of the committee made public a Feb. 8 letter from Secretary Woodrlng suggesting that no maximum be set on the number of aircraft the army could acquire. sweet notes of Gladys Swarthout ringing In their ears Instead of the customary words of wisdom from a commencement orator. President Cloyd Heck Marvin explained the University presented a singer rather than a speaker at 'the exercises last night because of the important role music plays In the national life. It was an odd ceremony. At that point In the program where ordinarily a barrel-chest- ed orator struts to the front of the stage, Miss Swarthout, arrayed In gay colors, swept out of the wings. "Ah," gasped the graduates. Instead of the customary: "Young men and. women who Farm Property . < SO FOB SALE—117 aero farm adiolntnr city of Kerens, good land, (rood house and barns all land In cultivation. Will noil cheap. Wrlle D.O.C., care Box 023, Cnrslcana. 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Woodrlng urged all limits be removed so if masa production of planes made possible acquisition of a greater number without additional cost, the army could take advantage of the opportunity. Senator Sheppard said the war department headd appeared pleased by the senate committee's recommendation for an Increase In the house figure. Chairman May (D-Ky) of the househouap military committee predicted his group would approve the Increase. .The senate committee, In favoring the air corps development, approved yesterday tho army expansion measure constituting the bulk of. the administration defense program. It voted to authorize W3,760,OQ9 .to strengthea.Panama .... Canal' defenses and $34,500,000 to after, the bouse eliminated it. train private Industry in munitions production, This was $2,000,000 more than the sum In the bill as approved by the house. Fiery debate over the $5,000,000 Guam project diverted attention of the house from the rest of the naval air program. With scarcely any discussion, It tentatively approved 11 other projects In the bill yesterday. They Included new air bases In Alaska, the mid-Pacific and Puerto Rico as well as expansions at existing domestic stations. Denounced By Critics. Critics denounced the Guam development, however, as the first step toward complete fortification of the Island and a measure likely to enhance the danger of war. : It was just as vigorously supported by members who said It would "save American lives" If war should come In the Pacific. Even before the house disposed of the Guam project, new controversial legislation was being proposed, Representatives Cochran (D-Mo) and Warren (D-NC) completed revision of the government reorganization bill which caused a turbulent battle last year before it was finally shelved. USED OAR Opponents of the 1988 measure looked for greatly modified proposals from the administration, The senate, after passing tho $1,898,000,000. appropriation for in- pedendent government agencies yesterday and completing congressional action on a bill extending tho RFC until June 80, 1041, took up a similar extension for the export-Import bank, Tho . Independent agencies bill goes back to the house for another vote on a $17,208,000 fund for construction of TVA dams. This "was "restored bp the senate 1036 STUDEBAKER 4-Door Sedan with trunk, low carefully driven miles by local housewife, used only for around-town driving Faint excellent. Motor purrs like a kitten. S,ee It and save at— $395.00 1087 FONTIAO 4-Door Sedan with Trunk, Steel Top, Hydraulic Brakes with new linings; Radio; All Dual Equipment. Brown Duco Faint. Was $576, Sulo I'rlco, now— $495.00 MANY MORE VALUES FROM $05.00 to $870.00. LONG TRADES • EASY TERMS Where Customers Send Their Friends Beaton Motor Co. 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