Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on May 31, 1936 · Page 33
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SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 81, 1936. THE PAMPA DAILY NEWS, Pampa, Texas PAGE FIVE :- THIS CURIOUS WORLD By William Ferguson -: IS A MOST EFFICIENT fNSULAT&R./ EXPERIMENTS SHOW THAT WITH AN AIR. TEMPERATURE OF 33° BELOW ZERO, SOIL. SURFACE BENEATH ONL.V TEN INCHES OF SNOW REGISTERS ABOUT 2O° ABOVE THE. ASHES OF DIMITRX TSAR. OF RUSSIA IN THE I7TH CENTURY, WERE EVELR.V SPRING, THOUSANDS OF WJNGE.D PLANT LICE ARE PRODUCED BV W/NGLESS MOTHERS, . AND THESE. IN TURN, GIVE BIRTH TO WINGLESS THIS IS A NATURAL OCCURRENCE IN THE NORMAL LIFE. CVCLE OF PLANT LICE. © 1936 BV NE» SERVICE. INC. CWRAJAO8A PALMS. OF BC2AZIL. PRODUCE A WAX WHICH IS USED IN AAAKIMG PHONOGRAPH RECOR.DS. LEST THE.V REASSEMBLE AND CCWSE. BACK TO LIFE. VENOM SELLS FOR. $25 AN OUNCE/ fT IS USED IN TREATMENT FDR TYPHOID FEVER. VERKHOYANSK, SIBE^A, 'COLDEST SPOT ON THE MONTH OF JANUARV USUALLV AVERAGES ABOUT © 1 936 BY NEA SERVICE, INC. ROOTS HAVE BEEN KNOWN TO GO 7 A DEPTH OK \5 ONE OF NATURE'S A\dST WONDERFUL. THE QUILL. GROWS ON THE B.IR.D, THE SHAFT GROWS ON THE QUILL, THE BARBS GROW ON THE SHAFT, THE BAR.BULES 'GROW ON THE, BARBS, AND THE BAR.BICELS GROW ON THE BARBULES. 6) 1936 BY NEA SERVICE. INC. EXPORTS ABOUT 2, BOO,COO SNAKE SWNS ANNUALUV, FOR. MAKING LADIES' BAGS. SHOES, ETC. €C€PHANT HAS A ON THE END OF HIS A HELN THAT WALKS LIKE A CONTRARY to r;cncni1 belicl'. extremely colrl weather In effect on the horde.; of Insocls wiiilcriiiK below (ho surfin-i soil. ami (ispecinlly is this so if there is ;i lihinkr.t of snnw. pillars, frozen Imrd ao sli-nus. hu v e buconii' tut'vu a nlio after Uelim thuwcd out ••is littln • Of till! Ciili-r- rt linn* AT Verkhoyansk, wJien tue weather is at Its wurst . . . and temperatures of HO dofiroos below zero have been recorded there . . . the exhaled.vapor of one's breath crystallizes into needing of Ice, making hreathiiiR painful. ICB forms In tlio nostrils o[ nnl- mals ai.il makes it difficult for them to get enough air. OWNED BY D/CKf£ TV/ZfJEf!, FALU BRANCH, TENN. H-lt A FKATIIKH Is Hkn jio other object, in nil tlin world. While Mmrn |s no known ronm-i'lliiK link hetwcnn thn fcalher of .1 hird nnd HIP :.pjili! of :i rpplllr-, the develo|ini(Mil of thu two structures is very siiniUir. Heiililes molt, (ho MI mo us lilrds, only they shnd thn oiit.tr covuriiii; of their scales, wliilu a bird drops the entire feather. SHGLGLP TICK'S, ALTHOUGH INSECTS, DO NOT LAV EGGS, BUT BRING FORTH THEIR. VOUNG ALIVE. gl 1936 BV NEA SERVICE, INC. b-t- SNAKE SKIN came info prominence ns a leather in 1927. Since that time, its use has increased rapidly. Cobra and python skins make up the largest portion of the trade, but many other species art- used also. CENTENNIAL PAGEANT TO BE MOST SPECTACULAR SHOWN HERE ELABORATE SCENERY, COSTUMES READY FOR SHOW Pampa's third Centennial paffe- ant, scheduled for production Thursday and Friday evenings at fairgrounds park, promises to be the most colorful and elaborate of any ever staged here. Costumes, scenery and the spectacular Indian battle in fireworks will provide the superlative in entertainment, it is believed. Yesterday, a c6rp of bruch wielder;; worn, putting the finishing touches on a 300-foot curtain that will form the background for the colorful show. On this curtain is painted typical Panhandle "breaks" scenery, including mesas. The curtain will be 13 feet high. Dress rehearsal for both the Centennial pageant, El Dorado, and the Boy Scout Cavalcade will be held Monday evening. The Scouts will bs- gin their rehearsal at 5:30 and end at 8 o'clock when Ben Guilli director of El Dorado will begin his J*actice. Scouts are requested to come dres§ed in the costumes they will wear Tuesday evening. ,V Costumes for the mammoth Centennial show have been made by Ben Quill's students. Pat Jones will have charge of lighting effects which will include spot and flood lights of enormous wattage. Approximately 200 men and women will appear in El Dorado. Coronado First The opening scene will tell the story of Coronado, the first while man to see the Panhandle. This ^dramatic episode will depict the execution of Black Stephen who led the Spaniards away out on the Staked Plains in search of the Seven Golden Cities of Cibola, telling Coronado that much gold lay "farther on," but all the time hoping to lead Coronado and his Spaniards to the high plains where he believed .they would die of thirst or be killed by the Apaches. The next scene will show an Indian village. The background will be formed by wigwams and totem poles. Around each fira, Indian warriors will be silling, smoking and talking. The lorn toms strike a fsignal. Instantly the cnliro camp will grow motionless. The Indian warriors will form a half-circle behind the tom-tom and begin dancing. An Indian dancer will spring to the top of the large torn torn and with his feet pound out a barbarous rhythm. Lighting effects, costumes and colorful Indian scenery will make this scene one of the most beautiful in the pageant. Boot Hill Shown The story of old Tascosa will be told in five scenes, including street scene, dance halls and saloons, cow- poys riding down main street shooting and hell-bent for leather. A dance hall scene will show a typical frontier bar and dance hall. An argument begins and ends in a murder. A gun fight begins. The next picture will show the dead man being hauled in a wagon to be buried in Boot Hill cemetery with his boots on. The spotlight will change and show the Boot Hill .Burial. -' •" Other episodes in the pageant will portray the xlestructive methods of ];he buffalo hunters. It will impressively show an Indian standing on );6p of a high mesa sorrowfully regarding the bleached bones of buf- ' fajoes, ai'ter u buffalo hunter followed by his skinners cross the stage. Other episodes will show typical (ranch scenes. The pageant was written by Ben Guill, director, and Ernest Cabe, who will describe the action of the pantomime over a loud speaker system. Mr. Guill known over the soulhwest for' his dramatic successes has devoter the portion of his time in the last few weeks to production of the spectacle. Mr. Guill coached one championship one-act play and sent another one into the finals. Adobe Walls Battle Probably the most spectacular scene in the entire show will portray the battle between buffalo runters, including Billy Dixon, and several hundred Indians at Adobe Walls. Hundreds of rounds of ammunition will be fired and nearly 100 horses will be used. The scene will faithfully follow the account of the batlle as described by Billy I Dixon in his autobiography. It will also show how Dixon slew an Indian I with a rifle shot from a distance 'of 1700 feet. Every detail of the famous battle from the moment the men rose early lo prop up a fallen beam in Hanrahan'H saloon to the slaying of the Indian will be shown. The climax of the unprecedented cavalcade of the old west will be an Indian baltle in firework. Figures of Indians, wagons, soldiers, guns, bows, arrows, teepees, and Indians scalping while men will be shown in screaming, bursting, framing shells that will provide a brilliant ' electrical display in the heavens. Onan Barnard will be in charge of guns, and Jack Wilson and Scott Green in ..charge of ammunition and fireworks. A pyrotechnic expert from the Illinois fireworks company, Dannville, 111., will come here to supervise the Indian battle in fireworks. Informal Recital Is Presented by Young Musicians Formal recital plans canceled because of the ban on public gatherings for younger children, Junior Van Katwijk club members presented an informal program in the studio of Miss Lorene McClintock yesterday morning. Piano solos were played by Sara Prances Bourland, Pauline Slewart, Edna Mae Trainor, Doris Ann Davis, Ann Buckler, Elizabelh Mullinax, and Raymond Harrah Jr. Several friends and relalives were present lo hear Ihe program. Miss McClintock has closed her piano classes for the term, and will leave Wednesday for her home in Slaton. From there she will be accompanied by her mother to Dallas, where she has been invited to act as judge in slate music contest's of the Van Katwijk clubs. She plans to return later in the month to start summer classes. .«. ILLINOIS GAINS Reports from 96 Illinois cities, including metropolitan Chicago, for March show 1,630 building permits, valued at $4,939,735, compared with 448 permits, valued at $1,666,578, in February and 1,001 and $3,219,303 in March a year ago, according to the state department of labor and reported in the Wall Street Journal. This brought the cumulative total for the first 3 months of this year to 2,596 permits, valued at $8.791,734, against 1,980, valued at $5,248,828, in the same period of 1935. ^» NOTED SOLDIERS ARRIVE DALLAS, May 30.—The first contingent of troops to arrive at the $25,000,000 Texas Centennial exposition was "C" company, ninth infantry, the famous Balangiga company. The name is derived from the massacre of "O" company at Balangiga, Philippine Islands, by treacherous natives. Only four men survived,. Rodeo Performances Here Will Be Run Strictly On Basis Of Accepted Rules Kodco bunds "for miles around" arc arriving to test their skill .against the toughest stock ever assembled for a Pump.a frontier "meet." Performances will be given at 2 p. m. on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at the new fairground park race track, where the new grandstand will give an excellent view of the proceedings. Chutes and pens are ready for the events. Planned by H. Otto Studer and Lon L. Blanscct, this rodeo will bo no ordinary affair. Purses of tip to $400 for various classes of events are offered, bringing some of the best rodeo talent in the southwest to tackle the wildest horses and steers obtainable. Contestants must enter and pay their fees by midnight of June 2, appearing- in person. The rodeo will be operated on strict and standard rules, hence the management reserves the right to withdraw any name at will, for cause. Decisions of judges will be final. There will be no substituting. Performers obviously unfit or unable to give good accounts of themselves in, the arena will be barred. No performer, however, can withdraw from an event entered unless he is disabled. Twenty per cent of all money due contestants will be withhold until the end of the contests to guarantee faithful adherence lo all rules. Stall space will be furnished only for stock taking active part in events. Special seats will be furnished contestants. Only those participating will be scaled and only contestants will be allowed jn the arena. Rules for the various contests have been printed for distribution to all contestants. Only those prizes will be paid which are listed in the printed program. Much of the stock for the events is already here. The best steers from the herd of Bed Lyons at Byers, Texas, arrived Friday. One look at the raging eyes of these animals discouraged a number of amateur performers, but there will lie plenty of seasoned hands ready to challenge the beasts. Jimmy Ncsbilt of Port Worth, noted rodeo clown, will be here with his trick mule. He also will do trick roping and riding. Oilier comedians will arrive for the rodeo. Bad horses are being brought here from Byers, Elk City, and Cleo Springs, Okla. Calves will be from the Bowers ranch near Allison. Rodeo hands here or coming include : Whitey Stewart, Anadarko, Okla; Homer Pettigrew, Grady, N. M.; Dale Adams, Odell, Texas; Eddie and Andy Curtis, El Reno, Okla.; Milt Moe, Belvidere. S. D.; Prankie Martz, Calgary, Canada; Earl Wesl, Canadian; Charlie Broadnax, Pampa; Jimmie Olsen, Pampa; T. B. Nixon, Tucumcari, N. M.; Jim Irving, Cheyenne, Wyo.; Hub While- man, Jacksboro, Texas; Bill Vanvactor, Carter, Okla.; Jake Butler, Elk City, Okla.; Buck Standifer, Plainview; Eddie Smith, Wellington; E. Pardee,, La Junta, Colo.; Vick Schwartz, Wichila Falls; Eddie Cain, Dalhart. Paraguay Boosts Indian Song's ASUNCION (.1 s ) — Col. Rafael Franco, provisional president of Paraguay, has created a primary music school to popularize the folk music of the Guaruni Indians, who form the bulk of the population. A state supported Ouarani orchestra \yill give weekly broadcasts, ®- Pampa's First School Building Pampa's first school structure is shown above as it appeared in l!)l)8. The teachers, who appear at the back of the group toward the right side, were John Thomas and Miss Tat \Vorthiiigton. OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS IN WARD SCHOOLS TO ADVANCE A summer band for ward .school students will be conducted this year by A. C. Cox, band director at Sam Houston school. Registration will be on Monday at the red building on Ihe high school campus. Beginners and Ihose wilh liltle band experience will enrol in the morning, beginning at 9 o'clock. The first band, composed of children able to play first grade music and above, will be registered at 1:30. Practice will be held regularly on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, the first band from 10:30 to 12 noon, and the second band from 9 lo 10:30 a. m. If each ward .school is sufficiently represented in the band school, it will be rehearsed separately in addition to regular practice, beginning aboul August 1, Mr. Cox announced. A trip to the state Centennial celebration in Dallas during August is being planned in connection wilh the bond school, probably for a picked band of about 50 members. Mr. Cox invites parents of younger children to investigate band possibilities, as he has conducted a class of children from Ihe first three grades the past term and prepared them for regular band membership next fall. He also asks that parents inquire about instrumentation in the band their children arc to enter, before they choose the instrument he is to learn. As a rule, school bands are over supplied with cornets and saxophones, and have too few alto clarinets, french horns, oboes, and bassoons. If the child learns one of the unusual instruments, competition for a place in the band will not be so keen and he is more likely to be given a regular band posl earlier, he explained. -^f It is estimated that sufficient motor fuel can be obtained from U. S. deposits of bituminous coal and oil shale to supply the nation for centuries. All makes Typewriters and Other Office Machines Cleaned and Repaired. —All Work Guaranteed— Call JIMMIE TICE PAMPA OFFICE SUPPLY COMPANY, Phone 232 DESPITE BARRIERS, BiG SHOW WILL OPEN- POSITIVELY DALLAS, May 30, </?)— The perspiring workman and the white collared man in the front office tell you today—just six days before (he opening' of the $25,000,000 Tcvas Centennial exposition —that the rah bit positively will lie pulled from the hat nexl Saturday. Labor Hlrikra, heavy rains and other Kromingly insurmountable barriers lo the opening mean nothing to the to,000 employes scurrying like so many ants over Ilin 200 acres. General Manager William-A. Webb looks out his window at scaffolding, muddy grounds, spini-landscapcd terraces, buildings with only steelwork visible and voices Ihe general sentiment: The show will open Saturday— virtually complete." The finest single structure of all, however, the $1.200,000 hall of state building, will not be ready. A walkout of some 100 skilled laborers has stopped the work. Contractors and exposition officials sought frantically to effect an agreement which would put workmen back on the job of finishing the structure's magnificent interior. Hammers are swinging night and j day with 24-hour shifts in effect, over the grounds. Landscaping is' well under way and the bcauti- ficlion program running smoothly. Oddly, the government's work progress administration building will be the last finished. Only concrete for a foundation lias been poured. The opening day program is com- plele. Secretary of Commerce Daniel C. Ro))er will open the exposition- unlocking the main gate at high noon wit lithe twist of a $50,OflO jeweled key fashioned expressly for the ceremony. The secretary will invite Ihe world to Texas' exposition. Telegraph, cable and radio will carry his invitation on a globe-girdling circuit and as the words return two minutes later, they will set up an electrical impulse which will swing wide the gales. Prom Ihe Cotton Bowl stadium, where Secretary Roper will leacl the procession lo strains of the president's United Stales marine band, an impressive, w'-orld-widu radio ceremony will officially open the .fair. Transinllli'i 1 .", have brrn placed in Ihe huge football stadium to pick up Ihe words or Senor Augusto B:ir- cia, Spanish minister of foreign af- fairs, who, from his Madrid office, will tell of Francisco de Pinedo's discovery of Texas in 1519. China Tries to Convert Reds NANKING (fp)— Menial discipline as a cuve for communism is the aim of a new reformatory in this city established to convert men and women who have been "seeing red." Instead of facing firing squads, 50 seelcted communists nabbed in recent police raids are undergoing six month's intensive study of political science, doctrines of the Chinese nationalist party and history. Mrs. W. L. Brummett will begin her summer- Piano Classes Popular and Classical On Monday, June 8 Duncan Bldg. Studio Phone 363 Visit our station, and see our complete line of GENERAL TIRES Complete Auto Service C. 0, Seeds Service Station Phone 1234 300 W. Kingsmill the purchase of JEWELL'S BEAUTY SHOPPE lOSVa West Foster — Phone 73 By Velma Robinson The same high quality work »t reasonable prices will be maintained. . We Invite .you to visit us. Velma Robinson - Evelyn Crawford Juanitu Parks - Mrs, B. R. Woods Mae Cook In 1836... Pioneers came to the Panhandle in covered wagons and ox-carts, with travel slow and comforts few. Economy of travel was important but of minor importance compared to safety from Indians and other sources. In 1936 . . . Pioneers will come to Pampa for the Centennial celebration in FORD V-Ss with all the modern conveniences of travel. They'll travel fast with the safety of Big', Powerful Super-Safety Brakes in Center-Poise riding comfort, in roomy, beautifully upholstered FORDS. TOM ROSE (Ford)

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