Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 50, No. 279, Ed. 1 Sunday, November 23, 1947 Page: 12 of 14
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Sweetwater Reporter, Sweetwater, Texas
Sunday, Nov^ 23, 194F
Pressure Next Time
You Eat Plain Steak
MIAMI, Nov. 22. (UP)— If the
T-bone you order in a few
months from now has a faint
flavor of mahogany, don't be
It's just that the steer has
been eating wood.
Yes, main, we said wood. The
Florida Forest Service reports
an experiment now being con-
ducted in feeding livestock wood
molasses, made from culled hard-
woods and cottonseed cake.
The mixture costs very little,
about 25 cords of wood will pro-
duce a tank car full of food. And
the steers seem to like it.
Of course, no one's gotten
around yet to testing the meat.
You might keep that in mind
next time you order a plain
97 Per Cent Of Gl's
Get Checks Promptly
A survey, just complete, of
student-veterans from Nolan
■nd other counties of this area
attending colleges in West Tex-
as reveals 97 per cent of the Gl's
received their VA subsistence
allowances souarely on time
from the VA Regional Office in
Lubbock. The Reporter learns
VA subsistence. The Reporter
is advised, paid college veterans
on their first pay-dav for the fall
term amounts to $889,240.
Robert \V. Sission. regional
VA manager, explains that those
who were not paid on time were
delayed because of late enroll-
ment, transfer of records from
other VA regional offices and in
so"ie instances incomplete en-
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V I O N E B B LCHBERH EN
Baby Sitting Is
Major Source Of
Student Pin Fund
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 22 (UP)
<—Baby sitting has boomed in-
to a major source of pocket mon-
ey for half the men of Beta
Theta Pi fraternity at Washing-
ton University in St. Louis.
Sophomore Warren Fayart,
who's from Springfield, Illinois,
conceived the idea when he saw
a group of Campus faculty
homes teeming with faculty
children. Fayart had been mull-
ing over the high cost of living.
So he had cards printed. They
read "baby sitting" and gave his
name and telephone number.
The Beta telephone was
swamped with calls. Fayart
farmed out to fraternity brothers
the sitting jobs he couldn't
handle. Now he says:
"Let's be honest about it.
We study or read the interesting
magazines all the professors
sejem to take. The babies sleep."
The student baby-sitter goes
"Sitting is a cinch. Most of
us have younger brothers or sis-
ters, nieces or nephews, so we're
not afraid of babies. Not even
of changing their diapers."
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fcer of parties have been plan-
ned for the bride-elect.
The bride-elect was graduated,
from Newman High School in
1943, and while in high school
was a member of Who's Who,
National Honor Society, Latin
Club, Girl Reserve, Sub-Debs,"
Band, Choral Club and Mixed
Chorus and was assistant editor
of Yucca Gloriosa. She was
graduated from Stephens Col-
lege in Columbia, Mo., in 1915,
where she majored in voice and
was a member of Theta Tau
Miss Perkins has been attend-
ing the University of Texas,
where she will resume her
studies at mid-terms. She is
majoring in voice. At the uni-
versity she is a member of Chi
Omega, was a Blue Bonnet
Belle nominee, a member of
A Cappella Choir, Univ. Sing-
ers and Opera Company. She
has starred in the campus pro-
ductions of the operas, "Mar-
tha" and "The Chimes of Nor-
mandy," and will have the lead
next spring in "Gianni Schicchi."
Her fiance was graduated
from Marfa High School. He was
in his junior year at the Uni-
versity of Texas, when he enter-
ed the Army. He was a staff
sergeant in the Signal Intelli-
gence Service in India, where
he served as Japanese inter-
preter and cryptologist. After
his discharge, he returned to
the University, where he will
complete work in August on his
law degree. At the university
he is a member of Delta Tau
Delta, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma
Alpha, honorary government
fraternity, is a quiz master,
tutor and was recently elected |
to the Chancellors, highest legal I
j society on the campus.
(Continued From Page One) ;
Miss Virginia Towns, Midland.
The bride was graduated in
1944 from Newman High School, j
! where she was a member of the |
I National Honor Society and an j
' officer in the Sub-Debs. Since t
| graduation she has been em- j
i ployed by Burton-Lingo Co. as i
! bookkeeper. Mr. Barrett finish- j
ed Highland High School in j
i 1943, a'nd spent three years in |
I the Army Air Corps including
; two years in the Aleutian Is-)
j lands. After his discharge, he [
i attended McMurry College, Abi-1
I lone, and is now employed by J
i Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Atomic Bamb Project
Almost Canceled At
One Part Of Program
WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, (UP)
.— Democratic Representative
Clarence Cannon of Missouri
says he almost halted appropria-
tions for the development of the
atomic bomb after $2,000,000.(100
had been spent on it.
Cannon, who then was chair-
man of the House Appropria-
tions Committer said lie made
up his .mind to stop further ex-
penditures only a few days be-
fore the bomb was dropped on
Japan. Cannon said no hint of
the nature of the project was
given him or other committee
members when the army asked
for the money. When Cannon
and others began balking at the
heavy demands for funds, Can-
non said General George Mar-
shall invited a small group to
visit Oak Ridge.
Diaper Service Man
Has Ideas To Help
MEMPHIS, Nov. 22 (UP) —
There's at least one man in this
country who's determined that
mothers will get more help with
their new-born children, more
help from fathers, that is.
The chivalrous gentleman is
slowtalking, 31-year-old Bill
Cause of Memphis, Tenn. Gause
runs a diaper service in Mem-
phis. And Gause has a plan. He
has instructed his diaper service
drivers to ask mothers whether
they're getting any help from
father in changing the infant's
diapers. If the mother says no,
which is usually the case, the
driver then asks the mother's
permission to take the father
aside and have a man-to-man
talk with him.
During the talk, Gause says,
his drivers are to offer the fath-
er, free of charge, a lesson on
how to pin a diaper, a rut how
to hold a baby, feed it and bathe
Gause also says he has or-
ganized an expectant fathers
club. Through this, he hopes to
get other diaper service people
to give the same kind of aid his
own drivers give.
Gause says his ideas began
when he found that most hus-
bands, who work only five days
a week, seldom did anything to
help with the junior business.
Gause says: "Some husbands
even hide in the garage when it
comes time to switch diapers."
The Female of the Species
ST. LOUIS, (UP)— Police Ser-
geant Louis Falkenburg knows
now that woman can bo the
more dangerous of the species.
In halting the escape attempt of
a woman arrested for peace dis-
turbance, Falkenburg tackled
her. She kicked him, breakirtg
his leg. j
Many early almanacs con-
taine d predictions based on as-
trology. The World Book En-
cyclopedia relates that the pre-
dictions often turned out to be
so harmful to those who believ-
ed them that publication of the
books was stopped by the alt-
■thorit ies. ^
The mighty Amazon River con-
tains more water than the Mis-
sissippi, the Nile and the Yan-
gtze rivers combined. It is 3,300
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[over the business meeting, and
the minutes were read by Mrs.
j O. E. Browning. Mrs. Ellis Mc-
jjunkin gave a treasury report.
| Mrs. Ross Welch urged that any-
jone having a chair, lamp or
I table that she would care to do-
jnate to the school library, con-
jtact her at 593.
Mrs. Louie Hartgraves, presi-
! dent, of the organization, is in
j Galveston attending the state
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