The Claude News (Claude, Tex.), Vol. 49, No. 9, Ed. 1 Friday, October 29, 1937 Page: 1 of 6
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"Located in the Heart of the Panhandle"
CLAUDE, ARMSTRONG COUNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, OCT. 29, 1937.
"On the Rim of the Palo Duro Canyon"
LIST OF CANDIDATES IN THE
CLAUDE NEWS "EVERYBODY
WINS" $2880 GIFT DISTRIBUTION
The Claude News Is printing for
the fiust lime the names of those
who have entered, so far, the great
$2,000.00 "Everybody Wins" Gift
Campaign being conducted by this
Made unique by its rules and
outstanding by its liberalities, this
will be the greatest campaign of
its kind ever conducted by any
newspaper in this section of the
State. Many of the candidates thus
far entered, however, are not mak-
ing the most of their opportuni-
ties, and there is an excellent
opening for hustlers to get In the
race and forge quickly ahead to
The names listed below are ar-
ranged alphabetically for the con-
venience of readers. One of them,
or someone yet to enter their
names in the campaign, will drive
away at the close of the campaign
in a new 1938 model Chevrolet
Town Sedan. Another will receive
$100.00 in cold, hard cash, with
lesser cash awards for every active
contestant. Nobody loses. Here they
T. F. BRUNSON, Claude
CIIAS. DYE, Claude
ROBERT LEWTER, Claude
MABLE ROBISON, Claude
J. II. STEPHENS, Conway
BETTY SMITH. Claude
BESS THOMPSON, Goodnight
JAP WILSON Claude
MR. G. T. WILMOTII, Claude
This small list published today
must not be misunderstood. The
names printed are just nomina-
tions, and the list shows only who
is eligible SO PAR to take part in
If you have been surprised at
the slendeiness of the list, you
would be even more surprised at
the markedly great scarccty of
real workers. Many who are
nominated have tailed so far to
turn in one solitary subscription,
while others have not even called
for an official receipt book.
Candidates who will not produce
subscriptions cannot hope to win a
major prize. With so few partici-
pants entered and with so many
of these not yet manifesting any
activity, the opportunity here for
energetic new comers to start a
drive to victory is extraordinary.
The vote count for each candi-
date entered will be published next
Friday. All subscriptions should be
turned in at campaign headquar-
ters by Monday night to appear in
next week's count. If your name
is not listed properly, please notify
the campaign manager, so that a
correction can be made. Also, if
ycu have been nominated and your
name does not appear, please notify
campaign headquarters at once.
Nominations, It, should be stress-
ed, are not closed, and neither is
the opportunity for real hustler?..
If you have not entered, do so
new. The greatest cash value array
awards in the history of this,
section beckons you.
to Hold District
The Christian Churches of this
District will hold their annual Con-
vention at Claude on Nov. 9th,
the opening hour is 10:00 a. m.
and will close about 9:30 p. in.
following the evening session.
There are eighteen Churches in
this district, and we are expecting
a goodly representation from each
church. The theme will be "What
Religious Education Means to Our
Nation." Some of our state officials
will be on the program, as well as
those of our distiict. We are urg-
ing all local members to be pre-
sent on that date.
This is the first district conven-
tion to be held at Claude, and we
feel honored that it has seen fit
to come here, so let's show our
appreciation by attending upon its
sessions.—Leslie S. Moore.
LYMAN YORK McGEHEE
Lyman York McGehee, son of
Mr. and Mrs. M. L. McGehee, oi
Wayside, has been initiated into
Sock and Buskin, dramatic club
at Texas Technological College.
McGehee is a freshman student in
the Agricultural division.
You can tell who are the Claude
citizens who habitually snap and
snarl at everybody. They are the
ones who are horrified and hurt
when snarled at.
Wholesale and Retail Gasoline,
Oils, Kerosene and Greases Hol-
man Oil Co. 12-c
City Cleaners 4 Tailors, I'lione 154
New 3938 Chev-
rolets Are Now
on Display Here
Simultaneously witli the announ-
cement of its new 1938 pass: n er
cars, now being displayed in 9.GOO
dealer showrooms throughout the
United States, Chevrolet today
made public its new prices. They
represent an increase ranging from
3.4 per cent to 5 per cent, or in
dollars, of $26 to $34 per model.
The popular sedan in the Master
DeLuxe series shows an increase
of $26, ftom $770 to $790. The in-
crease in the case of seven models
is less than $30, and in the case
of the other five is between $30
and $34, the latter figure applying
to the Master Sport Sedan, (f.o.b.
These new prices now include
the S. A. E. group of accessories
such as front and rear bumpers,
ipare tire and lube, radiator orna-
ment, and in addition, on the De-
Luxe models, the right hand tail
lamp, all of which were not here-
tofore included in the total prices
listed but were sold at an extra
charge to the buyer.
The increase bears out the state-
ment made by M. E. Coyle, General
Manager of the Chevrolet Division
of General Motors, before the com-
pany's National Sales Convention
last month. Addressing the field
wholesale organization. Mr. Coyle
asserted that the forthcoming new
models would be Introduced at an
increase in price due to the steady
advance in manufacturing costs.
The Branson-Chevrolet Co. of
Claude would be delighted to de-
monstrate any of these new 1938
Chevrolet cars you might be in-
terested in. Call on Mr. Brunson
for a demonstration at any time.
WALE NO A
Here are the world's two canker sores, scenes of "undeclared" warfare and possible starting points for
an Earth-encircling conflict. At left is mapped latest Sino-Japanese battle lines in North China and around
Shanghai, Including details of other important centers. At. right is Spain after a year of "civil" war
in which practically every major European nation has a hand. A cross-Are of diplomatic incidents on
both sides of the world finds even the United States, forced to abandon a 20-year-ohl policy of isolation,
aligned witli the League of Nations in condemning "outlaws" and urging "quarantine" of aggressors.
Bill Clifton Died
Mr. Frank "Bill" Clifton, for 30
years manager of the Cavins Lum-
ber Co., of Claude, died Thursday
morning, Oct. 28th, while enroute
to Claude from Panhandle, in an
ambulance. He suffered a heart
attack and wa: being brought here.
Mr. Clilten is a brother of Mrs.
J. A. Best. He was living with hir:
nephew. Raymond Best, at Pan-j
handle, when he had the attack.!
As the ambulance neared Claude J
Thursday morning of tlii.-: week lie
passed into the great beyond, hav-:
ing had several heart attacks dur-
ing the morning. The body was re-
turned to Panhandle a few minutes
after arriving at Claude, where it j
was prepared for burial. Funeral,
arrangements, which will be at |
Claude, were not announced Thurs- j
nOon, of this week.
"Bill." as Mr. Clifton was affec- j
tionately called, had many friend:
throughout the Panhandle, as lie
came here in 1894, taking charge,
of The Cavins Lumber Co. at that |
time. He was universally liked by
everyone and his many triendsj
offer his sister, Mrs. J A. Best,;
and other relatives sincere condol-|
ence at this time.
LEONARD "PINKEY" WHITE
Lenoard White, who for several
years operated a tailor shop at
Claude and married at that time,
moved with his family to another
part of the Panhandle, where he
managed a lumber yard and hard-
ware store. Later lie moved back
to Claude and was manager of the
Quarlcs Lumber Co. for some time.
He was then transferred to Fort
Worth to take charge of t lie Quar-
tos Lumber Yard at that place.
Below we give a news item relative
to "Pinkey." taken from a Pert
Leonard "Pinkey" White to
Leonard White was chosen presi-
dent of the Fort Worth I,umber-
man's Association last night at e.
meeting at the Blackstone Hotel
when the 100 dealers present ex-
pressed, in roundtable discussion,
the opinion that the next 12
months will be one of the city's
best building years.
White succeeds Bruce Corbin.
Panhandle Noxless Gasoline —
High Octane—Holman Oil Co. 12-e
MOSCOW, US SR. . . . With
Soviet Russia's llrst direct popu-
lar election by secret ballot less
than two months away, this
newspaper hereby climbs out oil
the well known limb to predict
smashing victory for Josef Stalin,
(unopposedI candidate for s at
In Supreme Council. I'.S.S U. s
new national legislature to be
chosen December 12.
Mansfield tires and Old English
rubes.—Holman Oil Co. 12-c
ILLEGAL TRAIN RIDERS
The number of illegal train riders
and other trespassers ejected from
railroad property but not arrested
in the six months' period from
March to August, inclusive, this
year, was approximately 80.000 be-
low the same period in 1936. ac-
cording to reports just received
from 80 of the principal railroads
of this country, the Protective 3oc-
ticn of the Association of American
Railroads announced today.
Illegal train riders and other
trespassers remr.ved from trains,
prevented from getting on trains,
or ejected from railroad premises,
but not arrested in the six month's
period this year totaled 2.172,763,
compared with 2.2'il 663 in the
same period last year.
Another expression that is heard
entirely too often around Claude
J is: "Don't tell anybody I said so."
High Grade Water White Kero
sene—Holman Oil Co 12-c
Met for Third Week:
Mrs. Saphronla Jackson VS: J
H. Jackson, divorce.
W P. Pearson VS: Maggie R
Laura Feme Brown VS: Joe Wil-
son Brown et. al petition for pro-
M E. Nelson C. J. Culver
II. D. Grimes K. o. Shuey
Horace Baker. F. N. Bishop
Ed Rodgers. John W. McClure
W. C. Beverly Milton MeGehee
J. R. Stockett G. T. Bagwell
W M. Craln . Fred Patching
R. F. Field Joe Miller
3rd WEEK Jl'KV LIST
Joe Bailey. G. D. Caldwell, E. D
Ford, G. A. Naliler, B. G. Wood-
burn. Tom Cobb, Charley Bagwell,
A. M. Posey, Chas. Brunson, Clyde
Cope. J. L. Doak. Robert, Ashworth,
L. R. Shores, Henry Stout, J. D
Masse, Art Mclntire, Cleo Hubbard,
C. C. Stephenson, R. C. McElroy,
Powell Ernest, John T. Wilson, G.
A. Corbin. Clarence Patterson. Sim
Pyeatt, M. W Hatley, D. K. Mc-
Gchee, Robt. K Mills, Joe Stephen-
son, Roy Conrad. J. S. Brown, J.
R. Porter, E. P Berry. M, G.
Posey, Calvin Finlev, Sam Smith,
Sterling Pennsylvania Motor Oil,
100', Dewaxed, Zero flow —Holman
Oil Co. 12-c
It will be a black winter, accord-
ing to New Yo'rk fashion experts.
Designers are already hard at work
on those simple little black dress-
es It's always so hard to find.
Many of them have soft girdled
effects in front. A number aVe
high-lighted with touches of bright
Airspeed Gasoline, 66 gravity. 400
end point.—Holman Oil Co. 12-c
City Cleaners & Tailors, I'lione 154
Fire Side Talk
The President in his fireside talk
on Columbu<" Day, October 12, 1937,
emphasized several points that
should continue to receive our con-
sideration. I invite your attention
to the following excerpts:
"I have issued a proclamation
calling a special session of Con-
gress to convene November IS, 1937
m crdrr to give to the Congres.
an opportunity to consider impor-
ant legislation before the regulai
Congress to avoid a lengthy session
next year extending through the
Nation Goes to School
Five years of fierce discussion
and debuto—five years of informa-
tion through the radio and the
moving picture—have taken the
whole Nation to school in the Na-
tion's business. Even those whe
have most attacked our objective:
have, by their very criticism en-
couraged the mass of our citizen
to think about and understand th;
Issues involved, and understanding
Thomas Jefferson said: "If tin
people get the truth, the countrj
is safe." During these five year
the people have become better in-
formed than ever before in the
history of the Nation. It is for
this reason that the informed con-
sumers in the cities submit to pay-
ing a higher price for food and
other commodities produced on the
farm, since they know that the
farmers arc the best customers of
the people who live in the cities
and unless the farmers are able to
buy, the people in the cities wil•
suffer ak,ng with them. However,
enemies of the present Administra-
tion are working overtime to try
to convince the city consumers that
this Administration is doing too
much for the farmers and too
much against them In what i-
known as the "silk stocking dis-
trict, in New York, there is a
Congressional race now going on
to fill a vacancy caused by the
leatli of Congressman Theodore
Peyser. Congressman Peyser was :i
Democrat, but won by only 4600
votes last fall. This time, the De-
mocratic candidate has as an op-
ponent Bruce Barton the author,
m the Republican ticket on the
"high cost of living" issue Barton
says that the consumers are beins
harmed by the Administration
(Continued On Pace Five)
Want-Ads Are Only 2c A Word
Closes Army Career
Lovely Augusta Wallace, <> • igh-
ter of Louisville Times Editor
Tom Wallace, proves Hollywood
doesn't monopolize all stories
that make chorus girls dramatic
stars hi six short reels. Two
seasons back, Augusta was a
Broadway chorine. Today she
bids for dramatic stardom In the
smash bit, "Room Service."
NEW i'ORK CITV ."'ill Ca~h-
lonotes tiring 'his apricot aeise
coat of Imported woolen lta> ing
a big collar of black Persian ■>
make a striking color ombma-
tion with an all black <ilk erupe
dress. The cou is lined with lie
same blaqk crepe. The Jiips
appear a> neckband of the dress.
WASHINGTON . . . General
Douglas MacArthur will retire
from 3S years of army service,
December 31. General Mac-
Arthur. now Philippines military
adviser, was war-time leader ot
the 42nd "Rainbow" Division,
chief of staff of the Army, 1930-
35. and last of World War com-
manders on active list.
of Wide Interest
Spoken this Wk.
MAGGIE LOU REAL AND J. O
GOODGER WEI) IN PARIS
Miss Maggie^ Lou Real, of Pitts-
burg, Oklahoma, formally of Paris,
Arkansas, became the bride of Mr
J. O. Goodger, son of Mr. and Mrs.
H. C. Goodger. Tire ceremony was
performed October the 13th, 1937,
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bill
Carrlt of Paris, Ark.
The bride has been a resident of
Pittsburg for the past two years.
£5?e is a graduate of the Paris
Mr. Goodger is a prosperous
wheat farmer of Armstrong County
and has lived here ail of his life.
He is a graduate of the Claude
i Mr. and Mrs. Goodger will make
their heme five miles west ol
Announcement has been received
I here of the marriage of Miss Lor-
etta Margaret Malloy and Mi
| Enoch Hunt Henderson. The happy
event took place Oct. 23, 1937, at
4:00 o'clock p. m In Chicago, 111.
Attendants were Miss Norene Tan-
gney and Mr. Raymond Bacon
| also of Chicago.
Miss Malloy, whose parents are
not living, resided with her sister
Mrs. May Hayes, 733 W. 51st St.,
Chicago and has a business posi-
icn in that city.
Mr. Henderson is a son of Mr
'lid Mrs. I. S. Henderson, of
":iaude, and grew to young man-
hood here. He is a graduate of the
Claude High School. For the past
several years he has teen employ-
;d in Chicago where he now re-
ides at 3203 Emerald Ave.
MISS I5RADY BECOMES BRIDE
OK MR. MARVIN N. CARTER
Miss Madge Brady and M. N
barter were married Sunday even-
,ng at 6:30 in an impressive candle-
lght ceremony in the First Christ-
ian Church of Claude.
The bride is the daughter of Mi'
inu Mrs. W. E. Brady of Claude
md the bridegroom is the son ol
Mr. and Mrs. A. R, Carter, ol
PwDlsville, Texas. He will be re-
membered as a teacher and coach
u the Claude Schools.
The bride's gown was of black
velvet, made on princess lines with
,ong fitted sleeves fastened with
ivered buttons to the elbow. It
fastened down the back with cover-1
■d buttons and the bodice fitted
i:"h about the throat, over which
lie wore a three-strand neckless
f pearls. She wore a small black
.eiled hat and carried a bouquet
Her only attendant was her
• ter. Mrs. J. R. Skaggs. of Pan-
handle,' .who wore wine colored
.elvet and pearls, with black ac-
cessories, and a shoulder corsage
if talisman roses.
Mr. John Chenault of Paducah.
Fexas was best man. Messrs. Wil-
liam Brady, brother of the bride,
nd Marvin Miller were ushers.
Mrs. J. C Yeaman sang Cadman'f
At Dawning, accompanied by Mrs
E. Woodward. Other ceremonial
music played by Mrs. Woodward
included Tannhauser's Evening Star
played while the ushers lighted the
tapers which flanked the altar;
Mendelsohn's Wedding March for
the entrance of the bridal couple,
and Barcorolle from Tales of Hoff-
man played softly during the cere-
The bride's mother wore a black
repe gown trimmed in velvet, with
t corsage of white roses.
The altar was improvised of
masses of ferns and roses, with
the candelabra lighting the cere-
mony Rev. Leslie Moore read the
ceremony, after which a reception
was held at the Brady home for
the out-of-town guests and thost
,vho helped with the wedding.
The refreshment table was dec-
orated with white roses and candles
nid the bridal cake in white and
tell. Mrs. David Dodge presided
it the wedding cake, and Mrs A
1 Wei er assisted in serving the
Mr and Mrs Carter left aftei
he reception for a short trip t
Dallas, alter which they will be at
icme in Tyler. Texas, where Mr
barter is assistant county agent
the bri.le traveled in a blue tailor
■d suit wi'h red accessories.
In addition to the many friend'
%hc attended the wedding fron
Claude, out-of-town guests were
Mr. ond Mrs. Mike Jennings, c
Clarendon: Mr. and Mrs Bil
P urn. Mr and Mrs. Hunte
Skaggs. Mr. and Mrs. Bnrk Stin
ion and Jack Brady, of Amarillo
Mr and Mrs. David Dodge, ol
Uibboi k; Mr. and Mis. Lonnif
L kaggs Mr.,and Mrs J. R Skage
and Mr. and Mrs. A. J Welser of
Panhandle and Mr. Ward Brady
Joe Merl Nelson: "Black hens ara
cleverer than white ones, aren't
Mrs. Nelson: "Why, dear?"
Joe Merl: " 'Cos the black ones
can lay white eggs and the white
ones can't lay black."
(Ho! Ho!) —
A. J. Welser, a Bennedict of four
weeks, came home and, finding his
wife sewing on a tiny garment,
cried, "Maude Emma, my dear, my
Mrs. Welser: "Don't be silly, dar-
ling. This is only my new evening
Duke Hood: "Uncle Lonnie, you
are not married, are you?"
Lonnie Hood: "No, son."
Duke "Then who tells you what
you ought not to do?"
Gibbs Pope: You look po:.uve!y
Jessie Fay Jackson: "Oh, you
Gibbs: No, it's true. I had to
look twice before I recognized you"
Bill Brady: Me get married? No
Jir. Marriage makes me think of a
cafeteria at noon time."
Bert Wooldridge: "How so?"
Bill "In either case, one simply
?rabs something that looks nice
and pays for it later."
Chas. R. Douglass: "Now, Wins-
,on, what are you doing? Learnin ;
Winston Bailey: "No, sir. I'm
istening to you."
M. N, Carter "What! you wan:
noney? Why, I iave you five dol-
Mrs M. N ' Yes, dear, but I
bought a new hat with it."
M N : "Good heavens! Does
money always go to your head like
Mrs J. R. Porter: "Does J. T
talk in his sleep?"
Mrs J T. Thomas: 'No, darn
him, he just smiles."
Mrs Maggie Wisdom: "Margare
Sewell says she intends to kee
Mrs J, W. Weeks "Yes, I knc">
She never introduces him to any -
A Claude man is as old as h3
looks when he needs a shave; a
woman as old as she looks right
after washing her face.
(Ho! Ho! i
Margaret Doak: "Since I've stop-
led going around with college boys,
I'm three pounds lighter."
Kathryn Doak: "Do you mean
you're worrying and losing weight"
Margaret: "No, I've given back
all the fraternity pins I've been
(Ho! Ho! i
Mrs. Weeks Hughes: "Does your
husband try to understand you?"
Mrs Gene Burton: "Yes, indeed.
He always asks twice when I tell
him what I want."
Earl Blanton (in front of dental
display window) "I think I'll get
nyselt a new set of teeth like those
Mrs, Blanton • "Hush, don't you
enow it's impolite to pick your
eeth in public."
Norway Anti Freeze —Complete
Protection — Prevents Rust — Oder-
^ss. 25c quart—Holman Oil Co 12-c
City Cleaners & Tailors, Phone 154
Heads N. Y. Fair
NEW YORK CITY . . Re-elected
President of 1939 New York
World's Fair. Grover A. Whalen
will serve until its close. Work
on the 1150.000.000 exposition Is
ahead of schedule, the Admin-
istration Building already com-
pleted and eight other exhibit
buildings under way. The Fair
Is to open April 30, 1919.
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