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PA6t 2 PAMPA Niws Mondoy, March 11, 194* Mm From a Jprrespottdenl's lie Notebook By HAL BOYLE CAIRO, March 11.—UP>—American girls looking for an interesting jSostwrif career might take a tip fh>mi Gladys Entrekin, who is talem sdotfting for flight hostesses to fly the World Air Lanes. Gladys, who is chief hostess of TWA'S international division, is one of the original "glamor girls of the clouds" and is still going strong alter 10 years of shepherding ner- ydiis passengers across the skyways. Since she joined the first TWA hostess class late in 1935 she has sjtent more than 8.000 hours of her attractive life in the air and flown some 1,500,000 miles. "I am the only one of that original class left," she said. Most of the rest became casualties — to marriage. Most hostesses stay about one year in the service before they le'ave" to the lure of Uie wedding <rihg. ' Gladys is petite, blue-eyed and dark-haired, and had to stand up very straight to make the old airline minimum of five foot ono inch to get her first job. She weighed 93 pounds then. Now she is up to 112. but no unbiased observer would Say it was a pound too much. Today Gladys would have difli- fulty in landing a job as flight hostess, because with the advent, of sleeper planes they looked for taller girls. Gladys says fear of accidents affects them little after the first few TOMORROW AIRIGHT "Deptndable ^//•VEGETABLE LAXATIVE BULLDOG ...... DRUMMOND-S3Z 7:00 flights. She herself has never even been in an emergency landing. Curing the war she served as a flight nurse in the army air corp and rose to the rank of captain. Sh was stationed for 20 months at Na ;al. Brazil, but never had been t .Europe or Africa until she under took her present "looksee" trip. Gladys thinks hostessing on do mestic airlines is a "cut and dried proposition compared to oversea, flying, and believes the new job cffer girls the prospects of interest In? adventure as well as a chano ic sec the world on the cuff. At present she is recrui.ing al her hostesses from the domestic service, on a .seniority basis, because rhe thinks '.'iris should have experience in traveling- before serving overseas. But operations are expanding so rapidly that this has become something of a problem. Her chief obstacles are boy friends Anglo-American Treaty Opposed by Texas Operators HOUSTON. Tex.. March 11.—</P —Texas oil operators opposed to the Anulo-Amciicfin oil treaty have charged ;hat Ralph K. Davies. actins, petrclemn administrator, is the spokesman for "tho small, select '-'I'oup of oil companies which owr vasl connec,ions in tho middle oast..' The accusation was made in statement bv D. W. Hovoy. chairman, and G. Sandrrford. co-chairman of tho statewide! committee of nil operators opposed to senate ratification of tho Anglo-American petroleum treaty. It was issued in reply to one made in Washing;on yesterday by Davie? in which he charged that opposition to the oil pact was "organized anc none too scrupulous." Tho Texans said that "Davies ha? taken tin the fight where Harolc Ickcs. ousted secretary of tho interior, was forced to leave off." Washed and Screened SAND AND GRAVEL High Early and Regular Cement. Transmix Concrete & Material Co. (Deliveries Anywhere) 620 S. Russell Phone 438 RECEIVES DISCHARGE Harris Zeifiler has arrived in Shamrock after receiving his discharge from military service at San Fedro, Calif. He has been with the quartermaster corps o'f the navy and has been in service for more than three years. Zeigler had two stretches of overseas service totaling 16 months. He was aboard the USS Elusive, a minesweeper. Enroutc to Shamrork he visited with his brother and sister who reside in Albuquerque, N. M. VALUABLE ANTLERS In China, antlers of the spotted deer arc worth several hundred dollars each. They are cul off and boiled for medicinal purposes. way to UN CORK STUFFY NOSTRILS When nostrils are clogged, and your nose feels raw, membranes swollen, reach for cooling, sootli- ing Menlliolatum. Spread it inside nostrils . . . and.snuff well back. Instantly it starts to 1) Help thin out thick mucus; 2) Soothe irritated membranes; 3) Help reduce swelling; 4) Stimu- .liite local blood supply to "sick" area. Every breath brings quick, welcome relief. To open stuffy nostrils, get effective Mentholatum today, the Medicated Nasal-Unguent. Jars, tubes 30«. LaNora BOYS AND GIRLS MOVIE REGISTRATION ULANK f-ill Out the Blank Below and Mail or Bring la the LaNora Theater, to Try for a Part in F A M P A ' S OWN STARRING 100 PAMPA BOYS AND GIRLS BETWEEN 3 and M YEARS OLD Name Age.... Phone Boy or Girl Address . . . . . There is blill lime lo recjiMei! Do w today. California Cattle Man Says Wesl Texas Livestock Industry Gaining Importance EL P/SO. March 8.— The Pacific coast will call "more and more on West Texas and New Mexico for livestock .supplies both for slaughter and replacements." J. W. "Tel" Conclcn told the Southwestern Livestock show today. Condcn, of Washburn and Condon. Los Angeles livestock market agency, has been named auctioneer for the 17th annual Southwestern Livestock show, which opens March 2fi in El Paso. He has been active in the livestock industry in this i:art of the country since 1922 .and well known in Texas and New Mexico. About 2COO entries are expected in :he Scuthwesicrn Livestock show. Members of the Future Fanners of America and the 4-H clubs will show an array of fat calves, breeding c hcep, fat lambs and swine that will make up an outstanding junior shew. "My interest in the Future Farmers and 4-H clubs is throughout the inlion." Condon said, "bin of course ny primary interest is in your part of the country. I shall be only too glad to help our young people as as I can." A new feature of the El Paso <=hc\v is the immediate payment of jrcmiums right after the judging. show win also include exhibits of Palomino and quarter horses, poultry and rabbits. Total premiums have been increased to $12,000. The Southwestern championship rcdeo will be held in conjunction with the livestock show. The Parada de Ranchcros and a sponsored cowgirl contest are other features. National cattle breeding organizations arc participating, and the Jertificatcs of award will be mailed to the winners af.cr the show. Courage and Cooperation Needed If South Is To Be Industrially Strong By THIIRMAN SENSING Director Of Research Southern States Iiiluslrial Council Everything considered, it may safely be said that the South has low reached the point where its future as a region depends almost entirely upon the courage and cooperation of its people. In other words, it is not material •esources tl-it the South needs; it s .'imply vision and willingness to vork together for the common good. For many years the South lacked naterial resources. Suffering defeat n a devtist".Uns war some eighty vcars ago. the only region of our •oiintry which bis ever had such an .•xperioncc, the South at that time o.sl practically all its invested cap- In 1 and most of its manpower. Its and was ravaged -ind its property iestro.ved. Moreover, the days of •ecuiiKlruction were bitter and the •'oiilh received no aid from outside icuiTcs. There was nothing for the South like UNR.RA or lend lease, uch as wo were familiar with now. had to The pc-iple of I he South 'art from scratch. The truth of this •caclily realized when it hat the south's share of the na- ion's wealth dropped from 39 per ent in 1860 to 14 per cent in 1870. Southern labor should work for the South. If it requires courage to invest capital in the comparatively untapped opportunities of the South, it certainly requires no more courage than it did for those Southerners who invested their lives in bringing the region out of poverty and reconstruction. If it requires coooper- ation by all agencies interested in the development of the South—by labor and iranagement and capital and education and government — surely all agencies should be willing to extend this cooperation, for the results achieved will redound to the benefit of all the people of the South and to the progress of the nation. Detailed Report On Cause, Effect Of Increase Given Refiners will be required to absorb the 10 cent a barrel increase in ceiling prices for crude oil, at the producer level, the office of price administration states in a detailed report. Therefore no price changes to the public are contemplated at this time. However, such absorption aiid its effect on prices to the public for petroleum products will be the subject of meetings between OPA and the National Refiners' Industry advisory committee, to begin at once. | EFFECTIVE THIS MONTH Official action granting the ten- rent increase to producers, the first Industry-wide raise granted by OPA to crude oil. producers, will become effective some time during the last half of March. The increase, based on a prospective 1946 production of 1,500,000,000 barrels of crude oil. will mean in additional $150,000,000 to crude oil producers annuallq. The national average selling price for crude oil at present is approximately $1.23 a )arrel. OPA Veronica Contos, 19, Cleveland, Ohio, photographer's model, won a pin-up girl contest, with the title o£ "Miss Slick Chick" without even knowing that she was competing. The contest was held at the Great Lakes, 111., Naval Hospital, where her brother-in- law, a patient, entered her picture. FHAMROCK, March 11 (Special) —Tho first two of a scries of amateur programs being sponsored by the Shamrock chamber of commerce situation is have been highly successful, Bob noted Clark, secretary-manager of the organization, announced this week. Tho first of vhc programs was staged at Briscoe on Friday night, \ccumulated capital, once lost, is March 1. and the second was held lowly regained; yet much of ths j a t Mobeetie >rosperityJ of a people comes from I March 4. on Monday night, ivestment capi''il and venture cap- Curing those eighty years, much loncy has been poured into the South from outside regions, not by lorsons interested particularly in vhat they could do for the South ut by persons interested only in i Pious will be sent to Amarillo where • hat they could get out of the they will appear in a radio brond- That these investments paid cast: uch First, .second and third place winners of each program are being selected and two of the three will come to Shamrock for the grand finale on April 2G. Cash awards will presemed the three winners in said the increase will be authorised under the agency's canines standard and as such is mandatory under the price control act. Data submitted by OPA's national crude oil industry advisory committee show that higher costs of producers for wages, finding and developing crude oil, deeper drilling and production cut-backs have reduced their earnings to the extent that a large segment of the industry will not be able to maintain 193G-1939 base earnings without a price increase. Information available at this date to OPA justifies an immediate increase of at least ten cents a barrel to keep industry earnings generally from falling below the 19361939 level, the agency said. However, a further cost study will be made at once, and if this study shows the ten cent increase is inadequate to maintain the industry's 1936-1939 earnings, a further increase will have to bo made. INDUSTRY RECOMMENDS 85 CENTS The National Crude Oil Industry Advisory committee recommended an industry-wide increase of 35 cents a barrel. OPA said the committee based this recommendation on so-called 'replacement costs," computing replacement values by relating current capital charges to the discovery of new oil reserves during the same year. OPA said it is contrary to the agency's policv to base price increases on such replacement values. Tho ten cent increase, however, is hi line with the results shown by the industry's own accounting prac- the Shamrock show and the chain-' Hcf '- whicn velates current operating costs to current nroduction. In statins: that refiners will be romiired to absorb the price increase iod cUvidendsrwe'al'rkno\\r°Tliat! Winners of tho Briscoe program i° PA P° illtocl cut that the refining ...ch funds will continue to be avail-I were: ,i"diistrv. like producers, is assured tie for the profits they can yield Jeanne Loo and Dortho Pannell, of earnings equal to the 193G-1939 first with a. vocal duet, with a guitar accompaniment; B. T. Fulks, sec- unquestionable. However, the South itst-lf lias now cached a stage where its own peo-jond, stel guitar; Iris Clepper, Nita Jle can make of the region what IClepuer and Mozelle Wilson, third, hoy wish. The South has always had ! vocal trio, ill the natural resources in law ma- ! Mobeetie winners: erials. in forests, and minerals, and I Dorothv Eubnnks and Misnon oil, and -climate, and people nec-jCchvell, first, vocal duet, with piano issary of .sound and enduring- pros-i and accordion accompaniment; crity. It now has Mrgcly regained ts lost, capital and it also now las the skilled labor and "l:now- ow" in management with which to lake its assets for prosperity corn- icle. The South can no longer •v any blame for its lack of prog- o.-i.s upon the lack of any of these laterial resources. If the South hall much longer remain a below ar region in any respect, its peo- )le can only bin me such condi- lons upon their own lack of willing- ess or courage to utilize their own ssets and up-jii their reluctance 0 cooperate or work together for 10 best interests of the region as whole. Southern capital should not hostile to throw itself wholeheartedly ito the development of the South 1 preference to being invested out- idc the region, not only because uch u.so will place the South un- er control of Southerners but also i-caiise tho prospects for returns •om l.lio investment, arc- bettor than nywhen 1 else in the land. Southern t .should grasp the many pport unities offered now in the outh. Southern training and edu- ilUm .should remain in tho. South. 1 Clyde patton. second, jig; Lou Beck 'and Joyce Lowery, third, cornet and accordion. Shamro'k boys and girls appear- ine' on the pronram were: Sorcnson Sisters. Roozna Helton, Wanda Ramsay, Don Heath Reavis, Billy Green,. Bob Taylor, Glenn Reeves. Glenn Rives. Taylor Doug- 'as, John Max Cox, and James Paul StriblinR. Clark appeared with his tricks of magic. Clark urges more Shamrock people to accomnnny the entertainers rn tho goodwill trips. "Our neighbors like these programs and will enjoy haviiiB Shamrock people as their guests," Clark said. GALL IOR "THREi Ff ATHERS CJUH-K RESULTS ST. PJAUL. Minn.. March U—IA')— II. didn't, take lony for Eugene Benolken. 30. world war II veteran, to irct results from fin advertisement lie placed in the St. Paul Pioneer Press. It road: "Will exchange by medals carn- •••(I whiln savirw your homo for a nU'co to call home for my wife and me " He irot morn than a score of offers place to rail home for my wife and shortly after the ad appeared. JIAI,I<' WKllK SOUHKIIS Hall' of Ilw. ;«, presidents of Uie Uniliul Slates wore soldiers during their carerrs: Washington, Monroe, Jackson. W. H. Harrison, Ty'» Taylor, Bii'luman, Lincoln, Pierce, Grant, Hayes, Garfickl, Arthur, B. Harrison, McKinlcy, T. Roosevelt and Truman. FISH AHE P.UOTHCTUJJ During the hot, dry weather in Bengal, India, sunshades of coarse bamboo matting on bamboo poles are placed over the shallow ponds and tanks in which fish for market are kept. TYPKWIUTKR and ADDING MACHINE Repairs and Service. MIMQNT mmm SERYICI W N. Frost J>hpne409 High Stgndgrd Dry Cleaning Clements Phw 134? level under the law. If the industry can show that the increase is pnll- .ing its earnings below the 1936-1939 level, tho agency must act to correct that condition. Refiners at present are generally producing all ma.ior products except gasoline at capacity. In addition, demand for export is increasing. Per these two reasons, OPA said, smoll high-cost refiners who exneri- enre operating losses because of the full absorption requirement, may be nble to benefit from individual adjustments of their ceiling prices for products sold either directly to industrial users or for export and which do not enter the general competitive field where an individual raising of prices is not practicable. OPA said further that it is considering Whether to continue in effect recent temporary price ceiling [increases allowed in most parts of the country on kerosene and heating oils, which are scheduled to expire ei'lier on April 30 or June 30, 1946. These increases, amounting to half a cent a gallon in the Eastern Seaboard, Gulf Coast and Middle West districts, and 3/4 cent a gallon on the Pacific coast, do not apply to crude oil producers, being only on the refined products of kerosene and heating oils. OPA said that these increases have particularly helped the small high-cost refiners who in certain instances might find it difficult to Tidelands Boost Public Schools AUSTIN, March 11—(fl 1 )—The public school funcw was $802,489 richer today from bonuses paid on mineral leases for 14,000 acres of Tidewater river bed lands. Top bonus of $201,875 was paid by the Stanolincl Oil and Gas Co. for 040 acres of the Sabine nver bed in Palo county. Another tract for 640 acres in that area went to Glassell and Glassell of Shreveport for $129,375. Stanolind paid $125,875 each for two tracts of 815 and 816 acres in the Gulf of Mexico, Galveston county. Phillips Petroleum Co. paid $74,808 for a tract of 900 acres In Neu- .ces bay and another tract of Neu- ces bay Mud, 286 acres went to the same company for $30,192. Other leases completed included these: Humble Oil and Refining Co'., *65 acres in five tracts in Laguna De Los Olmos, Klebcrg and Kenedy counties. $1,412.50; Plymouth Oil Co., 270 acres in three tracts in Le- Guna DC Los Olmos, Klebcrg >uid Kenedy counties, $2,873; Crown Central Petroleum Co., 414 acres in Curancua creek, Jackson county, $20.907; Crown Central Petroleum Co., 414 acres in Carancua creek, Jackson county, $6,218. George K. Tag'gart, 268 acres in Lavaca bay, Jackson and Calhoun counties, $670; Humble Oil and Refining Co., seven tracts in Lavaca bay. Jackson and Calhoun counties, $42,594.50; George K. Taggart, 256 acres in Lavaca bay, Jackson and Calhount counties, $640; Humble Oil and Refining., 964 acres in Lavaca tay, 'Jackson and Calhoun counties, 17,230.- Lessees Ruled Equal Well Drilling Bights AUSTIN, March 11.—</P)—Equal rights of two iessess of an oil tract in the Hawkins townslte were described by the attorney geneial in an opinion that overruled a previous holding. The first lessee has no prior rights to drill a well, the ruling said. The tract in question involves four lots, subdivided after the discovery of oil into two leases. Only one well can be drilled on the tract—and tbat only under an exceptiony to the railroad comiaiission's rule 37, which provides that no more than one well can be dirlled per 20 acres. If one lessee applies, and.the commission finds that the best location for a well is on his portion, the application for a well may be granted and "is not revicwable unless shown to. be arbitrary," the attorney general held. But if the best location is on the other part of the tract, the commission should take no action until requested. to do so by the owner of that part. (CHARGES MADE MEXICO CITY, March (/n— Mexican movie .producers charged the Mexican Federation of Labor (CTM) ioday with "boycotting" certain films and announced that production would come to a hdlt on Monday. absorb the ten cent crude oil-increase. U is possible, OPA said, that a determination of the over-aill refiners' position will be available before tho temporary increases expire. FUNNY BUSINESS BY HERSHBERGER Met Davis Is Made Member Standing Committee TULSA, Okla.— Mel B. Davis, of the Lefor.5 i'etroleum Co., Pampa, is among prominent North and West Texas oil men appointed to positions on the standing committees of the Independent Petroleum Assn. of America, it was announced. Davis will serve with M. G. Cheney, Coleman, president of the An?,ac Oil Corp., on the Secondary Recovery committee. J. H. Dunn, vice president. Shamrock Oil and Gas corporation, Amarillo, has been named vice-chairman of (he Oil and Gas production committee. Serving with him on this committee is A. B. Herrmann, Hermann Brothers, also of Amarillo. B. C. Kay, independent operator oi Amarillo, has been named on the National Oil Policy committee. Chas. F. Roeser, president. Rocser and Pendleton, Inc., Ft. Worth, has been named chairman of the committee on Balance of Supply and. Demand. In addition to this post, Roesesr, a past president of the association, is also serving on the Executive Committee. • Six other independents of Fort Worth have accepted committee assignments. these being. A. H. Rowan, president. Rowan Drilling company, who is a member of tiie Drilling Contractors committee, W. J. Weaver and W. L. Stewart, vice president, Westbrook Oil corporation, both of whom are serving on the Segregation of Earnings committee. E. A. Landreth, president, Lanclreth company, has been named a member of the Resolutions comittee; W. A. Moncrief is serving on the Oil and Gas Production committee, and R. F. Windfohr, vice president of Nash, Windfohr and Brown, who is serving on the nominating committee. Howard Holmes, Two States Oil •company, Dallas, has accepted the post of chairman of the Drilling Contractors committee of the association, and serving with him on this committee is Haynes B. Ownhy of the Haynes B. Ownby Drilling company. Other Dallas operators on n. l :s6ciation committees include H. S. Moss, H. S. Moss Petroleum company, who is vice chairman of the Budtjat and Finance committee. R. S. McFarland, vice president, Seaboard Oil company of Delaware, Js a member of the Program committee making arrangements for the Mid-Year Directors mooting scheduled for April 29-30, and May 1, to br held in Houston, J. S. Loftin has been named on the Nominating committee, and J. C. Karchcr is serving on the National Oil Policy committee. E. 'L. Smith and Edwin L. Cox are members of the Resolutions committee. Three city men are serving on the Tax Policy and Advisory committee, these being, Gilbert P. Moore, president, Maguire Industries, Ins., James Dewitt May, secretary-treasurer of Stodel Oil company, and James A. Patton. Jfi. P. Taubman, president, Buffalo Oil company, and O. G. Leichliter, president of the Mudgc Oil company, arc members of the Segregation of Earnings committee. W. H. Wildes, president. Republic Natural Gas company, and W .W. Lechner, president of the W. W. Lechner, Inc., have been named on the Oil and Gas Production committee. J. C. Hawkins, Hawkins Oil Co., and Dilworth S. Hager have been named to the Budget and Finance committee. RETURNS TO DUTIES AUSTIN, March 11—W 3 )—Major Alvis Vandygriff returned to his former duties as chief clerk of the- 'eneral land office today after three and one-half years as chief of the army .air force's civilian personnel training branch. The Chinese do not eat bread or butter. They substitute rice for bread and nut oil for butter. TSCWShidenl Officers Named DENTON, March 11— ( Mahala Menefee of Houston, was elected president of the student tody at Texas State College for Women for the 1946-47 session. Next year's Lass-O, college newspaper, will bo edited by Miss Martha Jean Leslie of DeWitt, Ark. Miss Gloria Echols, Fort- Worth, was named editor-in-chief of the Dcndalian yearbook. Other college government association officers selected in the annual spring elections on the campus were Misses Javonne Jewett, Mission, vice-president of the study body; Mary Louise Bryant, Shreveport, La., secretary; Phyllis McCarthy, Wichita Falls .treasurer; Bonnie Matthews, Sand Springs. Ok?a., chairman of tho student finance council; Dorothy Todd, Shreveport, La., editor-in-chief of the Doidal'an quarterly, student literary magazine; and Pat Anderson, New Iberia, La., literary edition of the quarterly. Miss Mnrjorie York, Greenville, was elected president of the women's recreation association. WATERS OF OHIO Ohio's lakes, ponds, gravel pits, quarries, and canals now number 1700. and these inland bodies of water total 98,000 surface acres. «. Notable historical and literary figures who played the flute, were George Washington, Lord Byron, Dr. Johnson's Boswell, Robert Louis Stevenson, Rousseau, Scho- penhauer, Casanova, Cellini and Leonardo da Vinci. AH Types of LEATHER WORK and Shoe Repairing Ciiy Shoe Shop New Location 319 W. Foster . Vi \ THE SENSATIONAL ONLY HOUSTON BROS., INC. 420 W. Foster Phone 1000 A BIO 108 wit A a • t* Aviation advancements made during the war are now being converted lo peace-lime use. Opportunities ior profitable careers in Aviation are unlimited. '.\ '"':'•• The new peace-time Army Air Force oilers young men. the chance oi a lite-time to obtain thorough, prVthe-job training In these and many other fields of Aviation; . .MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS • AERIAL PHOTO' GRAPHERS t WEATHER FORECASTERS' ANP OBSERVERS • CONTROL TOWER OPERATali 9 COMMUNICATIONS EXPERTS • AVIATION ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALISTS , Don't U. S. ARMY RECRUITING STATION ROOM 2, P.,0. BUI|-Q(N$ BRVMLEY TOP 5TQB£ *>.$/•

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