Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light from Corsicana, Texas on March 17, 1939 · Page 2
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ir^ *HB CORSIOANA SEMI-WEEKLY LIGHT. FRIDAY, ^MAECH 17, 1989. PLANNING BOARD SPONSORED MEET . WITHSTATEHEAD VOLUNTARY RESERVES MAY BE SPONSORED IN NAVARRO COUNTY R. E. Callender, head of the co-operative game preserves demonstration areas as sponsored by the extension service of Texas A. and M. College, outlined the organization plans for such demonstration areas at a meeting of landowners and sports- •jnen at the court house Tuesday Bight. The meeting was sponsored bjr the Navarro County Planning Board. Dude Ransom, vice-president, presided at the meeting. Tentative and suggested rules 'and regulations, how the areas are secured and operated, etc., were outlined by the speaker. The entire proceedure, however, Is a voluntary one and the landowners banded together to foster the preservation and restoration of wildlife in their respective areas can make any rules they desire ana carry out their program in any manner, they select so long as their rules do not violate state and fed- Wl -game regulations.. They can close the season or reduce tho limit allowed to be secured. Agreements Necessary i The speaker said that a land•owner could not control the wildlife dn his own farm because it .will migrate outside of his lines, but if the neighbors In a community band together, It will give the wildlife a range. In discussing necessary provisions for the Increasing of wildlife, it was pointed out that stray house cats were the No. One enemy. Protection was given as the first thing 'necessary. Food and shelter was -noted as the second requirement while control of predators was "ranked third. The harvest of the •crop was noted as the fourth in .Importance. He said that a regulated "take" was more desired than •a closed season for the landowners would likely lose interest unless he could hunt occasionally. Ha suggested that in the area, a survey Be made by the landowners of the number of birds, etc., and then decide how many were necd- 'ed for stock and hunt the remaining as the crop of that season. "Give the wildlife the same pro. tectlon and attention as you do 'your livestock," the speaker urged. ' Huge Texas Preserve* • He described and exhibited the ^-standardized markers for the de- Jlnonstratlon areas. He said there .were 20,000.000 acres of land and 1,074 associations In Texas, Dec. 81, 1838, according to the annual .report and there are 211 counties already this year as compared with ,100. last year in this state-wide 'Work. Callender said the extension service of A. and M. college had no police powers In this work and did »not desire any such authority, preferring to conduct and sponsor it on an educational basis as other sections of extension work by that •Institution. • ....... The speaker pointed out that Texas had been ISO years getting "the wildlife into Its "present mess" % and said it could not be returned "to ita former, status for .many ., \rears.-He referred t& the statistics \ Showing that millions of dollars iper year spent by the sportsmen In {.hunting and fishing. ,' Attention was called to the huge "•ums expended annually to combat Mnsects and bugs, and the speaker "•pointed out the large amount of In- 'sects devoured by birds of all types •"and kinds.-He said that before the "country was developed, nature kept 'the different types of wildlife In • balance, but when man Invaded Jthe country, wildlife was rushed Tbaok and away before the advance of cultivation and civilization and .was now decidedly out of balance. ',' Many questions were propound•*d the speaker by those present iwlth reference to various workings ,4'of such areas. Among those present were C. C. 'Roberts, Mike Edwards, Dude Ran- ••som, David Castles, Mr. Callender, 'John J. Bryant, E. W. Tinkle, J. A. ••jrullerton, County Agent H. C. Rob. 'Inson, Clyde Kimes, Lester Davis, Ipawson; Earl Presley, F. M. Cope- Tland, Purdon; W. M. Burns, Pur;'don; Paul Moore, R. C. Love, Finis ',,Seale, Guy R. Love, M. E. Wallace ,,and B. M. Cooksey. Courthouse News District Court. The jury commission composed of W. A. Lang, Corslcana; Earl Easterling, Chatfleld, and C. D. Carter, Dawson, was selecting pet- It and grand jury lists Wednesday for the April term of the Thirteenth judicial district court. Louis Terrlto entered a plea of guilty to receiving and concealing stolen property Wednesday and was fined $100 and costs b Judge Wayne R. Howell. District Clerk's Office. The following case was filed: Fortson Grocery Company vs. M. C. Lancaster, suit for debt. Warranty Deeds, Tho City of Kerens to Hayden Barlow et al, part of lots 1, 2 and 3, block 125, Kerens, ?l and other considerations. James Edward Gay et ux et al to Jeff Henderson, 10 acres J. B. Parks survey, $800. J. C. Tyner et ux to D. V. Carter, lotE 6 and 7, block 1, Tdgar Addition, Riehland, $100. Sallle-A. Montgomery to J. B. Scott, lots 9 and 10, block 5, Robinson Addition, Frost, $900. Assignments, S. Steele to M. M. Feld, 100 acres Thomas Williams and William Richie surveys, $1 and other considerations. S. Reele to M. M. Feld, 27 acres George Gentry survey, $1 and other considerations. Alice Mae Bailey to S. Reele, 100 acres Thomas Williams and William Richie surveys, $1 and other considerations. Oil nnd Ons Leases. W. Berry et ux to Alice May Bailey, 100 acres Thomas Williams and William Richie surveys, Mrs. Lois Rehy Roloff et vlr to S. Hccle, 27 acres George Gentry survey, $1. Partition Deed. Mrs. Mary Orena Jones et vlr and Jnmes Edward Gay et ux et al, to Samuel Leard Gay, 5 acres J. B. Parks survey. To Mary Orena Jones et vlr and James Edward Ray, 10 acres J. B. Parks survey. Our time's biggest political lunder is the attempt to regu- ate life from the top. We look o leaders who, when they meet Ive us only a Munich tragedy, [eads of governments go scurry- ng to and fro across interna- onal boundaries, hoping to patch p pacts of peace. Even the free eople, look too confidently to eaders and lawmakers. Overmuch dependence Is placed upon ew laws and new machinery. Whereas, as everybody who Ives a moment's clear thought o the subject will agree, the ba- 1s of peace, and* "of all other eforms, must He In the character nd thoughts of the people them- elves. There can never be a good lUllding made of bad materials; .nd never a better social order xcept by individual improvement. The opening days of the fear 1639 have witnessed some trlklng testimonies to this truth, n the new stress that President Sheriff's Deed. C. O. (Cap) Curlngton, sheriff for Mrs. Una Davis Peck et vlr et al, to T. J. Carmody, 689.1 acres J. M. Wylle and S. F. Mln ton surveys, In Navarro and Freestone counties, $3,445.00. Trustee's. Deed. W. E. Jones, substitute trustee for W. D. Moody, et al, to tho Union Central Life Insurance Company, 163.68 acres C. C. Dlb ble survey, $4,000. . Sheriffs' Office. Four negroes were arrestec Tuesday night for riding frelgh trains and were charged with vagrancy in complaints filed b; Deputy Sheriff Jeff Spencer. Constable's Office. One was arrested on a speeding charge Tuesday night by Con stable Clarence Powell. More Baby Chicks - 'Are Fed Bed Chain Chick Starter .-•very year. It rives better results. <* Distributed By McCOLPm GRAIN COMPANY Telephone 470. , Justice Court. ' One was fined $10 and cost Wednesday morning by Judge A E. Foster on a charge of reckles driving. The arrest was made by S. L. Hilburn of the Texas high way patrol. A white man was charged b; complaint before Judge Fostei Wednesday with swindling with a worthless check. Four were fined for vagrancy and one for speeding Wednesda; morning before Judge Pat Ge raughty. E. M. Polk Named Director of Life Insurance Company DALLAS, March 14.—(ff)—Two directors were added to the boatx of the Fidelity Union Life In company at the annua stockholders meeting here today There were Ed M. Polk., Sr Corslcana, and George Stephan o Bryan. Directors re-elected were Car P. Collins, Earl B. Smyth and L. C. Bradley, all of Dallas, H. L. Kokernot, San Antonio, and J. A. Pondrom, Texarkana. White Man Held. Deputy Sheriffs Jeff Spenoe and George T. Brown Tuesda morning arrested a white ma wanted by Woodsboro officers o a swindling charge. He was plao ed in jail and local officers wer notified that Woodsboro officer would be for him immediately. "Your Doctor wants to KEEP you well"-Is emphatically and literally true, both of the Individual physician and of medical scientists in general. The administration of drugs, surgery and 'treatment of disease are by •no means the sole functions of the modern doctor and scientist. He Is just as active In the prevention of disease •I in curing It. Spreading the gospel of health rules and •hygienicliving li prevention of Ill-health; establishment of clinics for the control of Infant mortality Is prevention of unnecessary death; tuberculosis societies and sanitorla, cancer institutes, and hundreds of scientific research bureaus — all are laboring to prevent as well as cure disease. Prenatal care Is to prevent unnecessary suffering and death; school supervision of health Is to promote better bodies and minds and prevent disease; all were worked but by doctors In their battle for better health and less sickness. The proper drainage of mosquito-breeding marshland is prevention, but back of that piece of public-health engineering, the scientist had to discover that malaria was caused by mosquitoes..' Administering vaccines and serums prevent! smallpox, diphtheria, typhoid, whooping cough and other diseases, but years of patient work by medical men went Into perfecting these Instruments of "preventive" medicine. Telling ypu over and over to "have a complete examination once a year" Is "preventive medicine," In that It locates trouble IN TIME and helps your doctor "to fte«p you well. Every year the physician In his dally practice becomes more and more a HEALTH adviser, T • .J W.B>BROWN PHARMACY PHQNET56 : PAST D£LI\/£KY pp KfSST .^srf 'ETER'S PROGRAM FOR PEACE WORKS OUT WHEREVER TRIED* nternational Conferences Not So Potent or Binding as New Way of Life—How Christian Democracy Broadens the Base of National Peace and Prosperity By WILLIAM T. ELLlS Roosevelt tatesmen and have several British laid upon the aramount Importance of religion. There la a new trend In our Imea; a turning toward religion and a broadening of the base of lemocracy on the foundations of Christian character. Our eyes are lelng opened to the simple truth hat only good people can make a good world. The cleverness of diplomats is no substitute for :he character of democracy. Even he politicians are seeing, in the ight of many evidences of a widespread religious concern, that a revival of real religion would do more for their lands than the enactment of any new legislation, Looking- to the Foundation With the timeliness of today's newspaper, we have these principles . expressed by our old 'riend, Simon Peter; who Is but repeating the strain that runs hroughout the Bible. This Letter which we study was written it least twenty years after the ncldont In Peter's life which was :he basis of last week's Lesson. The tireless man of action has Decome the old man of counsel. He "sees life clear and sees It whole." His concern ranges over a wide geographical area, as the opening words of his Letter show. They should be read with map In hand. Hand and McNally have lately put out a dollar Atlas of Bible Lands that would be useful to Bible students. Peter's counsels are all timed at everyday living; and they range from the conduct of women books, "In My Time," by Sllsley Huddleston, who has been ono of the topflight foreign correspondents of the past generation. His book portrays all the famous public men on the International scene during this first third of a century. Mostly it Is a record of disillusion: the littleness of the so-called great ones; and the futility of their clever maneuver- Ings, is laid bare, as we are a,d- mltted behind the scenes at Geneva and other world capitals, The book seems to be ending upon a note of despair; when suddenly, in the final pages, a group of Christian 'cadet's enter the picture and the author himself Is "changed." Then, with a new faith and a new philosophy, he joins the company of those whose lives God has made over into peace. STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IS LOSERjmE FIGHT INJUNCTION AGAINST M'DON- ALD IN CITRUS FRUIT PRICE FIXING UPHELD SAN ANTONIO, March 15.—(/P) —The state department of agriculture lost Its fight to fix minimum prices on citrus fruit here today when the fourth court of civil appeals upheld an Injunction obtained by a group of Rio Grande Valley Citrus exchanges from District Judge Rogers Blalock of Hidalgo county. The appellate court's ruling, written by Associate Justice W. O. Murray, uphold the district court's injunction restraining J. E. McDonald, state commissioner of agriculture, and other officers of the department from revoking the licenses of a group of fruit handlers for failure to abide by McDonald's minimum price order, from making assessments to finance the citrus fruit program, from examining the books and records of the hand- And what, a company of them] ^^ tof ^ea! Tofflfers'o? every hand, in ev- i tjje agrlculture department the OI pel- | n .,i~ na nnM fnr frlHf ery condition, are sons who live by which the New down. They are the force In society, and the world's hope of peace. I Justlce opinion that SEVEN SENTENCE SERMONS The present day has no value for me except as the eve of tomorrow; It Is with the morrow that my spirit wrestles.—Metter- nlch. * * * All men have fits and starts of nobleness; but the characteristic of true heroism Is Its persistency. —Emerson. * * » The law doth punish man or woman That steals the goose from off the common, But lets, the greater felon loose, That steals the common from the statcd ln hls 'the court holds the goose. —Anon. (even in the matter dressing!) to loyalty of hair- to constituted governments. They bombard our modern fleshly conceptions of "self-expression," and prescribe a following "in His steps" as the Christian Way of life. They have clear counsel for the • person who Is misunderstood and persecuted, and for the other who, self-engrossed, only thinks he is misunderstood. It was in the bloody days of Nero that this Letter was penned; and therefore it has much advice and comfort for Christians undergoing persecution. In all Its utterances the book deals with the sure foundations upon which the good life may be established. An Old Program of Peace A bit of literature that belongs equally to Christian and Jew is quoted b" Peter in our Lesson, a fragment from the thirty- fourth Psalm, written by David; one of the comfort psalms that everybody should know. Even this short selection presents a program for peace, based upon the character and providence of God. "He that would love life, And gee good days, It Is the cause, not the death, that makes the martyr.—Napoleon. * * * We know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.— Romans 8:28. * * * To thine own self be true, And it mumst follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. —Shakespeare. * • » Heredity is nothing but stored environment—the sum of all bur past environments.—Burbank. Spring Zone Meeting Be Held Blooming Grove Methodist . BLOOMING GROVE, March 15. —(Spl.)—The spring zone meet- Ing of zone number one will be held at the Methodist church in Blooming Grove on Friday of this week, March 17th. The meeting opens at 10 a. m. an Interesting program will be given up until 12:30, when a covered dish lunch will be served and a social hour enjoyed. Then adjournment. Auxiliaries of Barry, Bloom- Ing Grove, Chatfleld, Corsicnna, Emhouse, Frost, Kerens, Mertens, Rice, Rlchland, Tupelo, and Roane are members of this zone. All are urged and expected send delegations. right of a person to sell his property for any price he sees fit to accept is a very valuable right, and should not be taken away except by clear and unmistakable language. It Involves the very right to contract. The legislature did not place such a pro- ision In the act." This referred o the Texas citrus marketing ct of May 17, 1937, under which McDonald sought to fix the price •nlnima. The opinion stated that the courts should not write It here by implication." No Limitation. The qplnion further stated that the act provides In effect that he commissioner Is not to place any limitation on the quanity of Itrus fruit to be transported In nterstate or foreign commerce. ?he commissioner could be justi- ield in fixing a minimum price only on the theory that It would imit the quantity of citrus fruit o be ransported in intrastate commerce, and If it would have hat effect on Intrastate commerce, by the same token it would limit the quantity of citrus fruit to be transported in In- erstate and foreign commerce, a thing which the act Itself says he should not do." The appellate court held that 'the commissioner having acted Let him from evil, refrain his tongue And his lips that they speak i.o "ulle: And let him turn away from evil, and do good; Let him seek peace, and pursue It. For the eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, And his ears unto their sup- pllcatl. „• But the face of the Lord is aga,lnst them that do evil." A Tunisian Saint's Vision Thanks to the Influence of Christianity, the world has steadily improved. M!-i Tarbell quotes Cyprian, a third century bishop of Carthage, in what Is now the much-publicised Tunis, as he described his vision of that long ago world: "If I could ascend some high mountain and look out over the wide lands, you know very well what I would see. Brigands on the high roads, pirates on the seas, in the amphitheaters men murdered to please applauding crowds, selfishness and cruelty, misery and despair under all roofs. It is a bad world. But in the midst of it I have found a quiet and holy people who have learned a great secret. They are despised and persecuted, hut they care not. They are the masters of their souls. They have overcome the world. These people are the Christians—and I am one of them." Joy or 3a.nl Large sections of our world have substituted jazz for joy. The titillating of nerves has taken the place of the deep peace and Inward happiness- -which Christians know. Surface sensations—movement, speed, activity, excitement—are the goal of the shallow-minded; who do" not perceive that their standards of life affect the larger well-being of the whole. They have accepted tinsel fbr gold. For wholeness and holiness of life, and for the abiding peace that outrides all storms, Peter prescribed simply—Christ. Christ the Saviour. Christ the reward- er—He Is the secret of the good life. Our world will never "find Itself" until it finds Him. The Unsung Heroes Last night I finished reading one of the most important new ooooooooooooooo Special, The Bryan P.-T, A. will sponsor a "42" tournament Friday night March 17, at the Bryan, school Everyone is cordially Invited. Admission of So will be charged to the ones who anticipate In the tournament. -The others wll be admitted free. Refreshment will be served at the "stand." (Signed) J. H. COMPTON, : ^Principal Use a Dally Sun Want Ad for quick results. in, month out, many women and girb obtain^ resistance to .the strain of fun* twnal periodic pain. Try it! CAR DU I FROST WON FIRST PLACE TRACK MEET HELD AT CURRIE SATURDAY CURRIE, March 14.—(Spl)—Ap- proximately twenty high schools from Navarro and surrounding counties participated in the Invitation track and field meet held here Saturday. A large turnout was seen despite disagreeable weather. Following are the high ranking teams for the meet: Frost, 76 points; Mildred, 72 points; Streetman, 69 Ms points, i.n,d Thornton, 60 points. Track Events Thornton, 75 points; Mildred, 72 Herefords Owned By Corsicanans Win at Ft. Worth ^__.^— f Registered Herefords owned by Corsicanans took several awards In the breeding class competition at the Fort Worth Fat Stock Show on Monday and Tuesday according to the announcements of the official results. The honors taken Included: . Bulls calved May 1-December 31, 1936: Publican Domino 66th, Edens and Edens, second. Bulls calved May 1-August 31, 1937: Bocaldo Rupert 37th, R. L. Wheelock, twelfth. Bulls calved Sept. 1-Dec. 1, 1937 Publican Domino 83rd, Allison and Allison, fifth. Bulls calved Jan. 1 to April 30, 1938: Publican Domino Jr., 3rd, R. L. Wheelock, second; Publican Domino 88th, Allison and Allison, thirteenth; and Prince Domino 2nd, R. L. Wheelock, fifteenth. Heifers calved Jan. 1 to April 30, 1938: Blue Bonnet Domino 10th, Allison and Allison, first; without authority, his orders were void, and the trial court properly enjoined him and his agents from enforcing such orders." The district court Injunction was obtained by the American Fruit Growers, Inc.; the Texas Citrus Growers Exchange, the Rio Grande Valley Citrus Exchange, The Mission Fruit and Vegetable Company, the Burkhart Fruit and Vegetable Company, and C. D. Kirk and Company, after McDonald had sought to revoke their licenses as fruit handlers for alleged failure to abide by the minimum citrus prices fixed for grapefruit on the tree. The Injunction was against McDonald, C. E. McCormlck, chief of the bonding and licensing division of the department, and W. E. Woodruff, a resident of Hidalgo county representing the state agriculture department. points, and Malakoff 68 points. Girls Track Events 1. Mildred. 2. Blooming Grove. 3. Frost. Junior Girls Track 1. Streetman. 2. Mildred. 3. Frost. Articles found following the meet: A pair of ladles' gloves, a tennis racket and a coat. The Currle volleyball was lost during the day, school authorities reported. Blue Bonnet 15th, Allison and Allison, third. Heifers calved on or after May 1, 1938: (Unnamed) owned by Fred M. Allison, Jr., fourteenth. It was reported the Corslcana cattle took other honors but details were not available Wednesday morning. Bulls owned by the Edens and Allison ranches and shown under the C. M. Largent and Sons colors earned third place for the exhibitor In the "three bulls any age" competition, and also third and eighth places In the "two bulls any age" class; R. L., Wheelocks entries took ninth 1 place In the latter division. Dr. Pepper Baseball Club to Meet Sunday A meeting of the Dr. Pepper baseball club will be held at the Dr. Pepper plant Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock, according to an announcement Wednesday morning. Plans for the operatloa of a club during the approaching summer will be discussed at this time, it is expected. Residence Burned At Rice Early On Wednesday Morning A residence occupied by Mrs. Conklln at Rice was destroyed by fire shortly after 7 o'clock Wednesday morning according to firemen who answered a call for assistance. No adjoining structures were damaged. Firemen said the fire was reported to have been caused by a defective flue. An automobile fire caused a run for the fire department to the corner of West Collln and Beaton streets about 10:30 Tuesday morn- Ing. _^ Sun Want Ada Bring Results. Caught Cold? jP% To relieve distress—rub hroat, chest, bock with VlSJSJt USED BY 3 MOTHERS OUT OF 5 D V N L O P "World's Safest Tires." Liberal allowance on your old tires. Easy terms. Always call Dunlop before you buy. 323 N. Beaton • Fhone 608 Now Is the Time To Set Out ETC. Plan now to beautify your premises with {lowers and shrubbery in cooperation with the garden and civic clubs of Corslcana."' Make your premises a place of beauty by planting our nursery stock now. i V 620 North 15th Street Telephone 443 • Corslcana, Texas AN EVENT YOU'LL NEVER FORGET/ VALUES YOU CANT BEAT/ SECOND BIG WEEK OF ANNIVERSARY VALUES BOUGHT SPECIAL FOR THIS EVENT—COMPARE. TERRY TOWELS Modernize your bathroom with these smart solid color, white bordered towels. 'Thick and absorbent! 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