The Orange Leader (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 204, Ed. 1 Sunday, August 31, 1941 Page: 1 of 6
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Civil cases listed on t]be docket
for the opening for district court
in Orange County on September
22, include the following:
Cecile Moseley etal vs. Orange
C. L. Wingate vs. The Warren
' Refrigerator Company.
t>- Rose vs. Pacific Indem-
Mathilda Badeaux vs. Eli Ba-
Juanita Turner vs. Lannie Tur-
R. A. Moore vs. Dr. J. E.
J. W. Burgess etal vs. Amanda
T> C. Pennington vs. Consoli-
dated Steel Corporation.
Cavalier Corporation etal vs.
King - Wagner'Furniture Co- Inc.
> J. A. Jaraieson vs- Fidelity and
Casualty Co. of New York.
Lester WoodroW Catchings vs.
Maryland Casualty Co. etalX
Elijah Williams vs. The Fidel-
ity Casualty Co. of New York.
Willie Mc Kinney vs. The Fi-
delity and Casualty C<£ of New
■York. ... ■
E. L Shannon vs. Orange Coun-
ty Water Company.
J. C. Bilbo vs. Orange County
, H. T. Burton vs. Orange Coun-
ty Water Company.
Arthur C-. Lacy vs. Texas Em-
ployers Ins. Association——
• s. D: Caldwell vs. J. E. Eng-
H. W. Blackman vs. Glen Falls
Ira W. Johnson vs. Pacific In-
Eleanor Wilson Rougeot and
husband Frank M-- Rougeot vs.
J. W. Burgess.
The Fall Corporation vs. Dora
Texas Creosoting Company vs.
Joseph Richey etal.
John M. Beck etux vs. Ray-
mond Kirby D. B. A. Orange
E. W. Dcrman vs. Pacific In-
Paul Arcetieaux vs. Pacific
Orange National Bank vs. C.
P. Futch etal.
First National Bank in Orange
vs. Cecil R. Coale etal.
First National Bank in Orange
vs. W. B. Roan-
W. B. Smtih vs. M. O. Newlin
doing business as Newlin Truck
City of Orange vs. M. G. In-
Mrs- Annie Foster vs- North-
western National Ins. Co. etal.
District Trustees Winfree Com-
mon School district No. 7 etal vs.
R. Lee Davis, county judge Or-
ange county Texas.
The Milwhlte Company Incor-
porated vs. J. B. (Sam) Prouse,
doing business as Orange Tire
The State of Texas etal vs- Wil-
liam Lowe etal (set for First
Texas Creosoting Company vs-
Carrie L. Brown etal.
The State'of Texas vs^ E. T.
Mc Laughlin, M. L. Smith and B.
T. Mc Gee.
The State of Texas vs. William
E. Carpenter, Mrs. Rhea Carpen-
ter and Mrs. Bell Elliott
R, M. Hatton vs. Mrs. Nora
Burgess etal (Set for First Week)
Ex-Parte Johnie Gypin and
! wife Patricia Ann Harrell (Adop-
< Nora Sweeney and Sam Swae-
ney vs, Hugh B- Myers etal.
Claudia jSchultz etal Vs. H. G-
Tibbetts. individually and 'ag
:■ community-^survivor. i WmM
Brokers and Shippers Insurance
Company vs. O. F. Camp etil-
Mrs. C. M- Peveto etal vs. To-
lan Frederick etal (Set V First
fancy Jane Granger vs. J. A-
exas Company vs. Clif-
Reeves vs- Texas
LOCAL LABOR UNIONS de-
serve praise for the^lact.tMff'ItV
members are to recognize Labor
Day with a parade with the
Home Defense Guards and others
taking a part Monday. Through-
out the ages, Labor, whether rec-
ognized or not has played a won-
derful part in the progressiveness
of the world and it is destined to
play even a greater part in future
activities of the world. , In a
short time laborers Will represent
a very large percentage of this
of government shipbuilding is
now assured with addition of
Joe Weaver, recognized as one of
the ablest- among the pioneer
shipbuilders of this shipbuilding
city, to the Weaver yard, as con-
new construction superintendent
will be associated a large group
of assistants whose work in ship-
building has become sccond na-
ture to them-
ADJUTANT BERNICE LYONS
who is today farewelling the city
Main Fire in New
Miss Eunice -Robinson hap been
appointed chairman of the Pilot
' . 1' "
committee it was announced here
Saturday by Mrs. Ras Bateman,
Other members of the commit-
tee are Miss Doris Bravo, Miss
Ava Lowe, and Miss Iris Saxon.
The purpose of the committee
is to assist In complete national
defense and to enlist cooperation
of the dub. members in such
cpuraes as those offered by the
American Women's Voluntary
Service and the Red Cross. The
committee will coordinate its ef-
forts with thoae of Pilots Inter-
Real estate transfers filed for
record bn Friday at the office of
the Orange counnty clerk includ-
ed the following:
H. T. Peveto and wife to O. C.
Block, one acre of land in the
Benjamin Johnson survey- $100.
H. J. L. Stark to H. W. Peveto,
3:3 acres of land in the Alexan-
der Calder survel, $700.
A marriage licenses was issued
Saturday at the office of the Or-
ange County clerk to Josh M.
Hanks *nd Miss Edith Dora Vin-
resulting from a meeting
ers of business women's classified
service clubs, recently held in
Washington D. C-, will be filled
out by each Pilot club member
and returned to the headquarters
in Macon, Oa. Information will
be available to the defense com-
and her group of devoted co-.m in Washington D. C.
workers of the Salvation Army,
will certainly be missed in future
years in view of the great work
that has been accomplished in
behalf of mankind of the type
that has needed help most. The
Orange corps of thb Salvation
Army never made the progress
during any administration as that
ot Adjutant Lyons whose work
speaks for Itself.
For Annual Reef
Cross Roll Call
Supplies have been received
for the Annual Red Cross roll
call which will be held early 'In
September under the direction of
J. C. Stanfield, chairman.
This is the twenty fifth annual
roll call in Orange and L. F.
Benckensteln, county chairman,
has been associated with the or-
ganization during ten of these
In connection with ' the Red
Cross British War relief quota, it
was announced that another ship-
ment would be made on Friday,
September 5, and all persons who
have completed sweaters or red
wool dresses are asked to tulrn
them in at once for packing.
Knitters are being urged to begin
work on women's .sweaters- Yarn
may be obtained from Mrs.
George Rexses, Mrs. C. L. La
Salle or Mrs. M. K Thomen.
J. B- Scales is chairman of the
neW board of trustees for the
Bridge Consolidated school
I district, appointed by the county
board of education. Other mem-
bers ot.the board art L- R^ Siir-
ver, Henry Johnston, J. R. Davis,
J. W. Cherry, and A. E. Granger.
Both schools ot the consolidated
district, Prairie View and Win-
free, will open aa usual oh Sep-
temper 8 add Will continue sep-
arate1 operations until the new
building is completed, it was
The Winfree school faculty in-
cludes: Mrs. M. B. CroAk, prin-
cipal, Mrs. J.j W. Thigpen and
Miss Luclle Womack-
The Prairie View faculty in-
cludes Grady Metteauer, princi-
pal, Mrs. Quentin Marshall, Mrs.
Pauline'Metteauer and Mrs. B-
B. Jayroo. . :,'A ,
Cove and West Orange schools
will open Tuesday September 2.
Will Open On
The Bancroft school will open
for the fall term on Monday Sep-
tember 8 it was announced here
Saturday by Miss Inez Wallace
principal. Plans are (being made
to add two class rooms to the
school building this fall, it
Three young men alleged to
have stolen an Orange car Friday
night were captured with the nar
in Lake Charles Saturday. Henry
Stanfield, city traffic officer, went
after the three young men held
for the theft-
Police Chief J. B- Hudson
ijhted that a drunk driver was
arrested by his department FH-
PARIS, Tax. (AP) — The
frontier's cowboy gbosU would
turn in their graves to see the
flock of pretty girls advertising
the North Star rodeo..
The girls are using pillows In
Will G. Knox receiverJiGrand
H. M. Smith
Government shipbuilding and
union heads engaged since Tues-
day of this week in a final con-
ference relative to wage scales
and working conditions, held in
the parlors of the Holland hotel
here, recessed Friday until Tues-
day morning* at 10 o'clock it was
stated by represenattives of the
two groups Sieturday. There was
an average of 40 representatives
of employers and employees of
ihe local government shipbuild*
ing industries attending the con-
ference recessed for Sunday and
Labor day Monday.
All participants declared that
even though every inch of the
ground was discussed and studied
from the (iandpoint of employer
and worker*, that no trouble had
been experienced In reachiitg a-
greemcnu. Some predicted that
the conference would last itwouftl!
the greater part of the coming
C1 u b
The V- $.
. addition boy's
Tr .) w •.
held at the office building la the
( cdiifoif, irith Jack Dennla,
<•'« president; and (^iM^|h|| "|
WmmMM wurwr. I
of several others joining in it
an l d#
firefighters are silhouetted against the flaming gas after lightning struck a main in Brooklyn at the height
of a heavy electrical storm which paralysed traffic, flooding the subway system. The gas main, in a subway
excavation and covered only by planks, exploded and causcd a cave-in. ........
By the Associated Press
Seven Texana were dead today
of traffic accident injuries.
T. J. Smith, 70. retired Beau-
mont sawmill worker, was fatally
injured last night when struck by
an, automobile as he crossed a
residential district street.
A crash three miles north of
Beevillc on the <San Antonio
highway caused the death of J- J.
Willingham, Harlingen realtor,
whose car collided with an ice
At Van Alstyne, Leroy Tuley,
13i was killed, when hit by a
freight train while riding his bi-
cycle. The boy's body was man-
gled after being dragged 100
yards by the train which did not
atop, as the engineer did not know
of the accident
A wreck at Hunt Wednesday
waa fatal to ?. D. Stone, 36, who
died in a Fort Worth , hospital
Corporal Alvln David Forshce,
22, of Fort Bliss, in Dallas to at-
tend his mother's funeral, was
killed last night when his car ran
into a tree- ■■■ ■ . \v.. 1 ■'
A highway department flagman,
Alyin G. Ryler, died when he
was struck by a car«tour miles
south of Pleasanton.
Tully McStansell, 31, of Little-
field, was fatally - Injured last
night in a traffic crash at
mogordo, N. M.
Of Weaver Road
Is In Progress!
Work of putting down shell sur-
facing on the Weaver ship yard
access road entering the place
from the west, was In progress
fbrturday according to Sid J. Caii-
lavet. commissioner of precinct
No. 1, who is co-operating with
the PWA in providing a road to
the ship yard where 10 U.
a, mlnewscepers are now in the
of construction. It is ex-
that It will require around
cubic yards of shell to sur-
face the new ship yard road.
YMCA and FSA
- Leaders .Confer
tir _ M \jr i .
re of the Federal
and I^B- Rog-
The Little Cypress AirCraft
Warning post, 10 Quentin 77, will
Kbld a practice meeting at the Or-
ange county court house on Tues-
day night at 7:30 o'clock it was
announced here Saturday by
Cltttftes Eddleman, chief post ob-
server. All volunteer observers
are asked to be present
The VFW District Convent!
[will be Sunday, Sept. 7, 1041,
Master of Ceremonies: 2nd Dis-
trict Commander, A. G. Guy, Kir*
Registration — 9 a. m.'td 10* a.
m- Union Hall, over Royal Thea-
tre. . ...
Open Meeting —- 10 a. m. to 12
a. m. ' 1
One killed, and two seriously
injured, was the toll exacted by
a collision of a car driven west-
ward by Jeffrey Sellers, 32, a
seaman and his wife, Mrs. Mary
Sellers, the latter being killed al-
moefr Instantly shortly after 1:30
p. m. Saturday, and a car driven
by Preston Clark, 20 of Starks,
Mrs. Sellers died a few mo-
ments after the trio was taken to
the Frances Ann LutchCr hospital
In a Wheeler ambulance^
Sellers, husband of the dei
woman, in a critical condition,
plained that he and his wife w«ro
en route to Texas City wherof he
was to take a steahter, his wi/fe to
remain there. He had been /visit-
ing in Mobile, Ala., at thgfhomc
of relatives of Mrfi. Se^grs'-
Mrs. Sellers injurittr,f|tppeaNcd
to be a crushed sk(uU®i^ possibly
a broken' back..5i^ra®S^i'''
Sellers seemed to have sustain
ed internal injuries, a bad bruise
on the leg and other parts of the
It was definitely undersood that
Sellers lost control of his canp> m_
when the right front wheel drop- j Registration
ped Into a hole cn the bridge sur-|pt.r p,,rson
Introduction of . Distinguished
Guests ";4< '■
The Shipbuilding's Place In Na-
tional Defense — Commander B
B. Perry, Supervisor 'Nav/lShlp-
building, Orange -^
Highlights of State Mectji
Fort Worth — R. Lee ,
Major W. H^gMhrist,
Survlv^jft Democracy J. W.
TM V. F. W. Place in Our Na-
tional Defense — Major D A-
ihlcvey, Port Arthur ' v
The Ladles Auxiliary as an Aid
in National Defense —. Dept. Pres.,
Mrs. Nell Moody, San Antdnio
Ladles Auxiliary Duties In Aid-
ing in National Defense — Diat.
Pres., Mrs. Louise McNamarfa,
Recent Veteran Legislation
E. R. Fenton, Palestine, apd ln-|f 0ll:.~r?&
troducing Hon. Oeo. E...,-flett ;
an^Jkli iM-'Wtigfion, Field Supt.
et Together and Refreshments
|—12 noon to 1 p. m-
I Closed Meeting — 1 p. m. to
; 4:30 p. m. Ladies Auxiliary, Meet*
|in« at Holland Hotel
Banquet — 4:30 p. m. to 5:30
B elden Says
By Joe Belden
Editor, Texas Surveys of
AUSTIN, August 30. — W. Lee
O'Daniel is probably the first
Texas office - seeker who has
made hillbilly music pay polit-
Three years ago ho suddenly
appeared to pipe Texas voters to
the polls and to make history by
twice being elected governor with
clear majorities in the first pri-
maries. This summer he went
before the microphone again,
asked for voteii to the tune of
"Beautiful Texas." He is now
Untied States Senator."
While thousands of Texfcns have
religiously tuned in to his Suit-
day morning program, others
hive often wished they were not
tfwfjkened by the Hillbilly Boys
from the Governor's Mansion.
O'Daniel himself has chided *rlt-
Ict of the music he plays, saying
he believes there are plenty of
Texins Who like hillbilly music.
And he is substantially correct,
Texas Surveys of Public Opinion
dllcovers. There is only a small
minority who thoroughly dislikes
the twangy tunes, according to
,the results of a survey conducted
in all sections of the state. This
Is not to say, however, that hill-
billy, songa are the favorite in
Texas. They run third to dance
the degree of
in the proportional
iewed gave these
BERLIN, Aug. 30. (AP-
least, 43 and posaibly aa many as
32 Russian transports have beiJn
sunk in the Gulf ot Finland by
German mines and warplancs in
the Russian evacuation of cap-
lured Tallinn.the German high
command declared today. '
The Russian Baltic fleet also
lost a cruiser, four destroyers,
nine minesweepers and three pa-
trol boats, sunk by mines and air
bombs, the war bulletin', from
Adolf Hitler's headquartara de-
clared. ,' \ '
1 Beside*, five destroyers, ah ,
auxiliary cruiser and a mlne^' ^f
sweeper were heavily damaged, ft
said. ■ . *■
As the Lutfwaffe hammered *
Russian forces east from the Es-
tonian capital taken by the Ger-
mans yesterday, the high «
mand issued this summary of
Soviet loases on the sea:
"Sinkings to date amount to 3ft
transport ships totalling 48,200
tons, and eight transports badly
damaged, by mines. \
"Bombers destroyed 22 mer-
chantmen, chiefly troop trans-
port#, totalling 74,000 tons, and
so badly damaged an additional
39 ships that the loss of a great
number df these vessels is appar-
The Germans said the wiping
out of the Tallinn stronghold In-
creased the danger to Leningrad
and its protecting naval base of
Kronstandj Mid gut ^ fhe Rds-
Will Be 75 Cents
face, with the result that the car
collided with Clark's car, which
Was being driven westward.
Tony Pavia To
Bring Your Candidates For Ini-
tiation As The Port Arthur De-
gree Team Will Conduct Initia-
i Hon of New Members-
j Please notify R. Lee Davis the
; number from your post who will
| attend, so that arrangements can
be made sufficient for all.
Tony Pavia announced Saturday
that work of cleaning up and
remodeling his building at Elev-
enth and Green preparatory to
opening a modern food store would
belng held be started Tuesday and that plana , - Tha surplus commodities wi<*
for formal opening of the new
business enterprise would 6« an-
nounced next Sunday.
i||lr. Pavia said that he planned
to operate the grocary department
ind was arranging to lease the
meat market and the produce de-
partment and wotild probably add
[a fourth department.
Mr. Pavia has been out of the
food store business for several
Relief Clients To
To Receive Lard
house will have a good supply of
lard to Issue to certified relief
clients this week 'bill the lard wtU
be received in bulk and no con-
tainers can be nrovkfted for fits-
penaing the commodity- Relief
clients am urged to
OWn containers In Wh
celve <helr lard whan they
for their relief supplies
Like a great deal
Like very little
L'ike not at all
'♦What kind of music do you
U|ce best?" interviewees were
next asked. Nearly oner - third
prefer dance pieces, thus making
(torrent popular ^ tompoaltioos
nearly twice as much jii demand
as any other kind of music, This
Is how the answers Appear when
tabulated in, pCTeetrtages, eliml
natlng the teat than one - third of
no, - preference ballots in the
Semi - classical music
O'Daniel In his three cam-
paigns has been cupported main-
ly by farmers and rural people,
while the state's urban centers
have'proved his weakest points.
That the former governor has
either had a great influence in
popuatfzing hillbilly music or
has, attracted the type of voter
who already liked it is shown in
the «et of figures below. It is
among residents of farms and
Other rtiral places where O'Dan-
iel has usually been strong, and
It Is people In those- same locali-
ties that like his music:
•A B C D
Farmers 38 34 17 11
Rural non - farm 32 34 10 24
citle# 24 38 17 23
ettias 17 M M it
WJP§£?~ a great deal. B—
Like occasionally. C—-Like very
little. D—Like not at all. -
R||H southeaM portion
"to ftwlt /
Oesel in the Baltic
Gulf of Finland.
On the central; front around
mel,-'military dispatches said
that operations were
WASHINGTON, Aug JO. U
—With a total estimated
of 1,976,400 officers and map.-
army today planned to
200,000 by December 10 hut
place them with new soldiem
The men released Will be W it]
reserve forces until they arc -41
or for 10 more years, whlchee*.
period is shorter.'
The war department said tha
men would be released only flH
international situation did .1#
The releases , of draftees,
national guardsmen^ the de
ment said, would be on the basis
of priorities — hardship cUscl,
men who were 28 before induc-
tion, and married men who have
completed a year of service. *' ,
The third army, under the plan,
would lose the largest number of
Gems of Thought
If aught can teach us aught, Af-
fliction's looks, '■''if! ^
(Making us pry into ourselves
Teach us to know ourselves, be-
yond all books,
Or all the learned schools that
ever were. — Sir John Da-
' vies . 'M$
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