Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light from Corsicana, Texas on February 28, 1939 · Page 4
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Corsicana, Texas
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Tuesday, February 28, 1939
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, -,rt <T"/ vt THE CORSICANA SEMI-WEEKLY U&HT, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, .Rate* TiTN»»«iTo ooontf out the Unites - ' both lor rowwalM «n<l_.n«w «"!>: IB T»o: »hrw nu ll.oo- moninn. BOe. i '.iTT NOTICE _ . Vrt ibott who want Ihelr patwt osanjeil :' f from on* idaraM to «notb«r. otam l"« , KM iddreM H w«U «• new. h will c»n« (••• cfilM tnf w» un ttw much twtwt S;WSS£ Member ol AiiocUtad Preii 1 * ftn Aw.M-liit.Nj Frew II eioluilT«l» en; . iltlefl to the an for publication ol all '.'.i«»w» credited lo H or not olberwlw era* > Ittd In thli oacer and alio the locn -, , Brtra Dnblimmr herein. All rlrbli ol r«- !•' M)t)Ue»Uon ol ineolal aimaushee herein Ted. OORSICANA, TEX^ FEB. .28. 108g ^PROGRESS DEPENDS ON t LOVE OF WORK The United States' greatest contribution to life is the conception that labor is Bomethlng dignified and de- _ FT - NING Birable for everyone, de- "SWEETENING -clares Channing Pollock, distinguished .playwright, author, and publicist, in the JUST FOLKS < Copyright, 1887, Edgar 4L Guett) MISSING Some day in middle-March well go Back to the course, still edged with snow, All grateful for the springlike weather To play that opening round together. But—and I dread it more and more— We shall be three instead of four; Three to set out with one another Without our happy-hearted brother. Or, there's no doubt that day that he • ' Will many times remembered be. Often that afternoon we'll say: "It's not the same with him away." At evening when the round Is played And totaled are the scores -we made Remembering him again we 11 "Perhaps he was with u» today!" _, current Rotarian Magazine Work is its own reward, he believes, for nobody ever SORS" With Americans more concerned about Europe today than for many years, it is interesting to see what LfGlivVCDi JUV/JL *»wi.f w**,/ " • •-— — , 11. did anything well, or got' Europe is thinking about without joy inl us. Especially the Old — .. . —•-_ with anywhere his job, and that is as true Of little jobs as of big ones. "We can have neither progress nor prosperity, neither opportunity nor democracy," says Mr. Pollock, "while any considerable number of us regard •work as an enemy, but, what is more to the point, we shall finfl our dignity equally lessened, and our self-respect, and our pleasure in living. "There are dirty jobs, World democracies which we have much in common. The Manchester Guardian, probably as influential a paper as any in England, makes this com ment: "Much as we in Europe may appreciate the immense value of these gestures (such as selling warplanes to France and England) in restraining the aggressors and in improving the chances of peace, dull jobs, devastating jobs, has to be recognized that •^•' _ ' _ - - * i _ -i.!_ u __.l? A *u nuin n *1 but I think there can be I; i few, even of these, that do II not give some return out- P?'i side of the pay envelope," large sections of Americai opinion are nervous anc skeptical about them. So many have written Europe off for lost. So many have "PACK UP YOUR TROUBLES-!" CHAUTAUQUA'S ACHIEVEMENT he continues. "It really must help to know that, given up their faith m the; you're pulling your weight, democracies since they read doing your bit, and holding- of the consequences of Mu- 1 your place in the world—at nich and watched with cyn- !&.V;least it must help the man iv whose vision ', /distorted." hasn't been ical disillusionment the efforts of Mr. Chamberlain and M. Bonnet to sweeten the aggressors. "If American opinion backs the President, it will be in spite of our govern- Bays,forthemajorityof!ment (for which, whatever successful men started at Mr. Chamberlain likes to i x;jobs that may have seemed think, there is commonly '•'. • i !*___. J_ ^ J» 1_ 2 ..I* ft nwi n-J-ViiMrw 11 l^rt ArtM^OTYlT^T" The man who doesn't find his job too dull or too devastating isn't likely to hold it very long, the playwright i -'r * 14 _'. _« ___ ?J ___ _. £ uninteresting, yet of which ;-they were unashamed and ;; uriresentf ul. "They were banking on themselves; pi ay ing a thrilling game; keeping one eye on the bolts, or the wastebaskets, and the oth- e? on the gold—not necessarily material gold—at the -foot of the rainbow,' Pollock points out. They could flay, as J. M. Barrie once did, "The most precious pbsession I ever had—my •i joy in hard work." ;;V fit is too bad, perhaps, •Ahat so many of us toiled to 'i the exclusion of. other good such as enjoyment of leisure and literature feahd art, but I should say Jphat wise and balanced en- jjpjpyment of labor, like wise ||ftahd balanced enjoyment of jpCleisure, is an art. can't remember any job I ever did that leave me thrilled, ex- ffgultant, and almost hyster- **-"--"y happy," he observes, course there's no hap- in the other kind, , mercifully, we oft- mistake bad work for while doing it. But ippyhen one perseveres, and "Mb"ad work becomes good— 'ffeirhat's the thrill that, luck- ttily, comes more than once Ian a lifetime." llGOOD-WILL WARSHIPS *" . FAIL , r Another interesting 'sign of. the times is the recall Jtif two Italian naval cruis- lers which started out some ime' ago on a good-will |ipir of the world. They 'ere expected to visit Cenal and South America Id then, after a run up ie west coast to San Fran* co, to cross the Pacific Jj'Japan, and so on. '-^According to the present nhouncement from Rome, r - idea was to call on |V principal countries of, ;!n-America and the Ital- f colonies resident. in lore was a general imi iion> in the countries d and anticipating vis* jat the purpose was po- ad, ideological, At something like and because, contempt with the President, the ordinary man holds that fundamentally the cause of the European democracies is his cause also, and that some material help is good business in the interests of his own defense. "But we cannot expect that help without deserving it. Material interests or not, the United States will not bolster up democracies that show themselves weak in facing the aggressors. A reactionary Britain would forfeit American respect and be left to her fate." The Guardian seems to "get" us accurately. We Americans will lose our enthusiasm for any democracy that weakly surrenders its .ideals. And American support for Britain will not be helped by the Chamberlain government collaborating with dictators in Spain as it did in Czechoslovakia. ed difficulties. In the seaports of various American republics they met with hostile demonstrations instead of the warm welcome they expected. It might be that those cruisers are really needed at home now for some of the Duce's operations in the Mediterranean. But their recall might also be inspired by the shock of learning that Fascism isn't so popular in this hemisphere as Mussolini imagined. The plain truth seems to be that the countries where either a Fascist or Nazi warship may expect a friendly reception are 1 now extremely limited in number. Never perhaps in his tory have' two , important powers been BO ostracized \y the rest of the world.. The President has gone cruising, and it might < be beneficial to the country if the Senate, too, could do a little cruising. Those Japs believe in direct action. They act first , 1T .,._ „ ...„ and "advise and consujt" JhtQ unexjiecfc, afterw.ards,. .,. .-, , A recent autobiography devotes a chapter to Chautauqua. It is by Dr. Richard T. Ely, economist and college professor, who used to lecture there during his summer vacations. His description of that great adult educational center is a revelation to readers who regarded it chiefly as a literary movement. The subjects upon which he and others were lecturing there fifty years ago must have seemed rather advanced to listeners. Dr.. Ely lists a few, such as child labor, working conditions of women, Sunday labor, playgrounds and recreation in cities, Saturday half-holidays, wise use of leisure, a fairer distribution of wealth. Those topics are still lively. There is reassurance in reviewing them because they remind us that we really have made considerable progress. While some phases of the bad social practices then discussed remain uncorrected, most of them have retreated a great way before advancing reform, and none of them would be advocated today by any intelligent persort GOOD WILL AND BUSINESS Oswaldo Arahan, Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs nowJn this country to confer with President Roosevelt and Secretary of State Hull, smiles at the fears expressed in some places that anyone is trying to put anything over on anyone else. He believes hate and suspicion between nations achieve nothing. Frank talks "between friends" are better. "I was invited to come to this, country," he told interviewers. "And when you are invited to a man's house you do not know of the food you are going to eat or how long you may remain. Naturally, we will talk about our common interests, and we will say what we think. We are going to adjust the clocks— set' our timepieces together; "We will have no reserve on any matter. We are conscious of our responsibilities and our position, and I am convinced that these talks will be a new demon^ stration of our similar convictions and ideals. "What Brazil needs' is the co-operation of ah in? dustrial country with technique and capital, and we naturally would like to discuss or, better to explain four needs." ,-tt all sounds sensible 1 .and SCENIC REPRESENTATION HISTORY DAILY SUN IS ATTRACTING MUCH ATTENTION, MANY COMPLIMENTS A scenic representation of the of oil up to the present time. At highlights In the history of the the top of the mural background Corslcana Dally Sun designed by, are the words: "From the Dlscov- Curtls Pruett and constructed In ery of Oil In 1889 Through the the plant of the Southwestern Advertising and Display Service, Inc., 1005 Camp, Dallas, was presented to Lowry Martin, Sun business manager Monday and Is now ( on display in the lobby of the Sun building. The presentation wag made by Mr. Pruett, president of the organization, and Joseph Gorman, advertising manager of the same concern. Tho diorama was a gift to Mr. Martin from Messrs. Pruett and Gorman as an evidence of the high esteem In which they hold Mr. Martin's friendship, and a token of appreciation for past favors. Texas Product. Entirely a Texas product the diorama Is constructed of Texas pine, decorated with Texas paint, designed and produced by Texas artists and Texas engineers In a Texas plant—It Is a fair representation of the vast resources of the Lone Star State. At the top appear the words "For il Years the Guiding Light of Public Opinion In East Texas." Lower front Is the Inscription "An Active Monument to the Growth and Development of this "Region-" Tho mural background carries reproductions of page one of the Issues of the Dally Fan—Saturday Nov. 20, 1909; Saturday February 23, 1918: Friday, Aug. 14, 1925, and Friday, Feb. 3, 1939. The murals carry out the theme War Days of 1917-18—came the Centennial (1923) and the Industrialization and Development of Corslcana Today." Dally Sun Building. The center mural Is the Dally Sun Building decorated wi''i six flags of Texas. On either side development of the olty Is pictured. In the center floor plan front, Is a building of pure white carved from Texas pine with a miniature searchlight on top moving to throw the spotlight on the Mural decorations. Attractive landscaping surrounds this building on which are the words "Corsicana Dally Sun." Lower mural background of Texas pine trees completes the ensemble. A staff of seven artists : id engineers devoted six weeks of work In the production of the diorama. Mr. Pruett, designer, Is a native of Edna, Jackson county, Texas, and Is the designer of the official Centennial Map of Texas used during the centennial. He Is chief of exhibits of Texas Institute of Natural Resources and Industrial Development and designed all exhibits In this building In Dallas. He Is a well- known Texas artist and his work ranks with the best in the Southwest. Mr. Martin expressed keen appreciation for the very attractive gift in which ho is Joined by the PIONEER RESIDENT EAST NAVARRO WAS BURIED JEDNESOAY .KERENS, Feb. «.—(SpU— Funeral services were hold from •he home of Msses Carre and Erin Daniel Wednesday at 10 o'clock a. m. for their uncle, R. H. (Bob) Melear of Trinidad, who died at his homo there Tuesday. Mr. Melear In his youth, lived at old Wadcvlllo before Kerens was founded. He had been a merchant In Trinidad for the past 20 or more years. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Lula Daniel Melear, four children, Mrs. Mabel Medford, Lufkin; Charles, Dick and Lucy Melear of Trinidad; two grandchildren, Dr. Gall Medford of Houston, and Dan Melear of Trinidad; three sisters, Mrs. Elmer Leggett, Plymouth; Mrs. Sallle Barry, Canyon; Mrs. Elinor Anthony, Houston. Born on November B, deceased would have been 80 years old next November. He was married to Miss Lula Daniel In April, 188H. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Pierce Hcndrlcks of Trinidad, asssted by Rev. Joe N. Everheart of Kerens. Burial was In the Kerens cemetery under the direction of the P. N. Stockton Funeral Home. Among the largo crowd 9? out of town friends hero fore the services were the entire faculty of the Lufkln schools, of which Miss Lucy Melear Is principal; Mrs. Elinor Anthony, Dr. Gall Medford, Houston; Mrs. Elmer Legget, Plymouth; Mr. and Mrs, Luther Boswell, Barry; Miss Grace Melear, Waco; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Melear, Joe Daniel and Robert Daniel, Corslcana. Minnie Beth Ellett Presents Pupils In Streetman Recital Minnie Both Ellett presented a group of her pupils In a recital Thursday night in the Streetman High school auditorium. The following program was presented: Piano Number—Grace Lanler Burleson. Growing Up—Dickey Colo. Second Hand—Bobbie Dean Carroll. She Never Was A Boy—Dickey Cole. ' Ouch, Ouch—Dickey Cole. The Mumps—Bobbie Dean Carroll. Saxophone Solo: John Webb, Jr., accompanied by Miss Billle Joyce McSpadden. Ma and the Auto; Ma and the Checkbook—Betty Ann O'Neal. The Quaker—Louise McGllvary. Three Act Play — The Gate: Madelyn O'Neal, Louise McGll- vary, Imogene Barton. Acting With the Actors—Madelyn O'Neal. Keeping ton. a Seat — Imogene Bar- Saxophone Solo— John Webb, Jr. and Miss Billio Joyce McSpadden, Musical Headings^ Praise — Madelyn O'Neal. No Time for God— Imogene Barton. If I Had the World and It's Gold — Louise McGilvary. — Accompanist Grace Burleson. At the close of the program the first eliminations of the Interscholastic League declalmeru was held. The decision was as follows: Junior Girls— Madelyn O'Neal, first and Sarah Slmms and Rosa Kate Steele tied for sec- ong place. Junior Boys— Winston Earl Barton, first; Edwin Sher- had second. Junior High Girls — Leila Miller, Grace Coleman and Corrlno Clark. Courthouse News of the development of Corslcana entire staff of the Corslcana and the Sun from the discovery Dally Sun. _„. . fair. If the visit proves a happy one and the talks are followed by constructive action, perhaps there will be a procession of such visitors to Washington. The Lima conference, while accomplishing a good deal, showed that the neighbors needed to get better ac- quaintedwitheach other. TROUBLESOME ISL'AND The State Department at Washington has said, properly enough, that the. seizure by the Japanese of the strategic island of Hainan, west of the Philippines, is none of our business. We can't be looking after all the islands in the Pacific and Indian Oceans just to safeguard those we -own. It is trouble and responsibility enough just to protect the Philippines themselves, as long as we have a responsibility there, and the island stepping-stones to them from Hawaii. - But France and Britain have an important interest in the matter, and have properly protested. They say Japan has broken promises made to them, not to fortify the island. Belying on those promises, they refrained from seizing and fortifying it .themselves to safeguard their own interests. in Hong Kong, French IndprChina, Singapore and adjacent territory. Japan's 1*tjk£r£*l* ^ .O*..*. 4.'U u «n4..w« 11. M British eastern route to India. Hainan will now stand as a hostile stronghold, right on a "life line" of their empires. The immediate purpose is to shut China's "back door" for military supplies. Japan, b"y her own professions, aims to possess eventually all that vast region, including the rich East Indies owned by Holland. The ambitious island empire, rampaging around in this fashion, may yet invite stern action by the present owners of those areas. The word "Aryan," scientists ^say, applies only to a vanished race and a dead language. But if Adolf and his Nazi friends are tall, with blonde hair, blue eyes and long heads, they may qualify as "Nordic." Sure, President. Cardenas of Mexico believes in the good-neighbor policy. He's just so broad-minded about it that he considers Hitler his neighbor. If anybody thinks idle people are lazy and don't ^ want to work, and will advertise a job, he'll quickly get that idea out of his head. . In a civilization where a man can get " rich collecting used postage stamps, what's •the matte/ with old hats More Baby Chicks Arc Fed Red Chain Chick Starter every year. It elves better results. Distributed By MoCOLPIN GRAIN COMPANY Telephone 470. District Court, An agreed judgment for W. L. Walker vs. the National Mutual Casualty Company in the sum ot J700 was entered in the dlrtrict court Thursday. The suit wag in connection with personal Injuries sustained by Walker while work- Ing for the J. W. Abbott Con- structlon Company, July 7, 1938. District Clerk's Office.' , The following case was filed: William Richardson vs. Will Lofton, suit for partition. Warranty Deed. Mrs. Hilda Suddath Hlnes, Individually and as Independent executrix of the estate of Joe Suddath, deceased, to Forrester Hancock, Interest In 60 1-3 acres E. B. Cabler survey, $1 and other considerations. Constables' Office. Two were arrested for disturbing the peace Thursday night by Constabe Clarence Powell and Deputy Constable Osclo Ronfrow. justice Court. One was fined for disturbing the peace and ten overloading charges were filed before Judge A. E. Foster. Eleven overloading compallnts were filed before Judge Pat Oer- aughty Thursday. FUNERAL SERVICES FOR AGED CORSICANA MAPN FRIDAY Funerar services for Mrs. Robert Ann Farmer, aged 87 years, who died at Zlon's Rest Thursday morning, were held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the chapel of the Suthorland-McCammon Funeral Home. Interment was made in the Zion's Rest cemetery. The rites were' conducted by Rev. R. W. Nation, Methodist minister. Mrs. Farmer was the widow of the late Ike M. Farmer. She had been a resident of Navarro county for 69 years. Survivors are two sons, W. B. Farmer and James E. Farmer, both of Corslcana; two daughters, Mrs. Mattle Wilson, Corslcana, and Mrs. Eula Jordan, Black well; 21 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren and other relatives. * Mrs. George Stubbs Of Wortham In Book Review Here Thursday Circle C of the Woman's Council of the Third Avenue Presby' terlan church presented Mrs, George Stubbs of Wort' am in a second successful benefit book review this month, In the recreational room of the church Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Stubb's popularity and ability as a literary critic drew even a larger audience than the last review, which delighted the members of the circle, The room was made most attractive for the occasion with bowls of white and yellow stock, and others of jolnqulls which graced the speaker's table, other tables and the piano. Ferns on pedestals added much to the attractive setting. Mrs. Stubb was presented by Mrs. Robert Layton, chairman of the circle, and after giving a brief sketch of te author. Daphne du Maurler, reviewed the- exciting drama of "Rebecca" that has taken the country by storm. We cannot do justice to Miss du Maurler's gripping novel, or Mrs. Stubb's thrilling interpretation of the novel, but feel justified In stating that every one present was thoroughly satisfied as well as entertained. Sun Want Ads Bring Results. SCHOLASTIC CENSUS OF COHSICANA OPENS' WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1 Faculty members in the olty schools, will take the annual scholastic census enumeration for the Corslcana Independent School District beginning next Wednesday, March 1, 1939, W. H. Norwood, superintendent of schools, haa announced. This work of the teachers will be In co-operation with \ W. D. Pollan, who has been ap- >pointed census trustee for the jorsleana Independent School District for thin year. All parents and patrons of the schools are urged to co-operate with the faculty members. The census Is to i be completed by April 1. Children who will bo six years old on or before Sept. 1, 1939, and those who will not have reached • their 18th birthday by Sept. 1, 1989, are Included ill the. census, and it Is Important to the schools that all children In the city coming under those classifications be counted. For every child enumerated, the schools will receive $22 from the state available school fund, and this money makes up a large portion of the operating expense of the schools, Superintendent Norwood pointed out. Kerens Junior Music Club In Washington 1, Tea and Program KERENS, Feb. 24.—(SpU—The Junior music clubs met with Miss Jean Everhcart Feb. 22nd, at 3:30 , p. m, for a lovely program and. i Washington Birthday ' IB. The president, Mlas Margaret Westbrook, called the meeting to order and the roll was t'-.c called to which members answered with favorite musical radio programs. Minutes were read and approved. Meeting was then turned over to the leader of the afternoon, Miss Marilyn who Introduced the guest er, Mr. a. H. Wilemon who gave a most Interesting talk on the "symphony." Next, members were given a simple Instrument and they kept time to several of the national and patriotic songs. Mrs. Charles Reese directed this feature, with Miss Bertie Mae Stevens, accompanist. Concluding the program Miss Stevens sang as a vooal solo, "The Star," by Rodgers. Decorations and refreshments were In red, white and blue, In keeiprjg with the patriotic holiday. Delicious angel food pie was served with the hot tea and miniature flags given as favors. 666 Liquid-Tablets Salve • Nose Drops SALVE relieves COLDS price lOc & 25c WE WANT CHICKENS, EGGS AND SOUK CREAM. Give Us a Trial. a L. McMANCS 210 East Fifth — Phone 1133 I DR. O. L. SMITH DENTIST Office 70 - Phones - Res. 3CB Office Over McDonald Drag Co, No. 2. Banks Closed Thursday, March 2, 1939 in observance of Texas Independence Day Make Your Banking Arrangements Accordingly Corsicana Clearing House Association 1 *, The First National Bank The State National Bank i I ,, '<< (-,£,- 1/"'' '

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