The Albany News (Albany, Tex.), Vol. 65, No. 17, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 27, 1949 Page: 2 of 8
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THE ALU ANY NEWS
Albany, Texas, Thursday^
(21 hp Albattii Npuib
Publiihed Every Thursday
JOHN H. McGAUGHKY, Owner unci Publisher
Entered in the Post Office #t Albany, Texas,
•a Second Class Mail Matter.
twin -Men In foreign service, per year 2.00
l.ecal and Reeding Notices, 10c per tingle column
I'M per insertion.
Between Friends \
EVERY WINTER i«rmi to be the wor t onr.
W« fort®* from one winter to the next ju t
how cold it wu ... or how bad the mow, ice
and tleet were la«t year.
However, thi* January hat been bad . . . even
thowgfc we haven't had any lero weather yet.
Cattle are suffering thi* week from the con-
tinued cold. Rancher* are differing, too,
trying to feed and break ice for their cattle.
The moisture it fine, but Weit Texai could
use a little more rain and lets ice, sleet and
There hat been ice, tleet and tnow every
Monday thit month, which hat continued
through most of the week.
"Wi.idom of the humble: 'When you
ain't ffot no education, you jest GOT to
use yo' brains'."
THIS WOUI-D UK A GOOD TIMK to express our
appreciations to our utilities jieople for tln'ir fine
services during the heavy ici weather. The We t
Texas Utilities crewmen, and the Southwe tern Pell
Telephone Co. hoys have had their hand full, but
wc haven't been without the r utilities for very hin^
;it a time. Those hoy, have worked in all kind.- of
weather, day and night, to keep the ervice com m:
through. „ —
fas pressure throughout all the cold \ve.iihi i
the city water department lirr had it trouble
breaks and servicing problem.■.
We don't know how to appreciate the. e fine mod-
ern conveniences until we have to do w thout them
for a few hours.
"Wouldn't it he nice f it took a. lonj?
to spend money a it does to save it
ROAD TRAVEL has been hazardous during
the icy weather . . . but our wholesale grocery
trucks, the buses and freight lines keep going
These services should be appreciated, too, dur
ing tWis type of weather.
Even our rag man, who furnishes ragi tor
cleaning purposes, has made Albany each
day morning from Fort Worth
Tuesday that he had had about
of weather be wanted.
When 1 wa - I boy ill the •
grade in Memphi . I enn., on a
urday 1 would got to go uptown
and, <n order to :ive cartare, I d
walk. The nickel .ivcd meant an
other picture -how (admi -ion
wa.s only five ent,-. in tho ■ di.-
A few weeks an'o, back
Memphis on < \i it, I decided I'd
see just how far that wt- > I
walked from town out to where we
u ed to live It took almo t I)
The litt le hou -> i -t 11 .-'.and
ing; it h been p.unte i > d
• lit color tnd the ii nit por.
been n i > ei ed t 1 >!it otlie r v.
eems the a me \ ro tin 4r
bad been a w ooded i iv.i and son •
of the old tree, nidci which 1 u ■ I
to piny ii e there yet.
PS. 1 rode t he t feet I If !'
to town. And reminded n . o
old time.# I had to wait >n >ii;
and had to 'and up.
Time hrr nn changes and
I ime hrinu> idianges mid dc
.-troy the old laedmark.-i. The up
statistii al daily wa.. is.-ued and for •
which I copied the public record
while attending Central High,
t;one. The Phoenix Vthletic club
where I viewed many a rousing
fight gone I looked in \ain for
the uld county jail where once I'd t
seen a mob turned back by n stn ;
gle officer. The old, rattling iron
"Advice .eldotn lu'lps. If we are dumb
enough to need it, we haven't .en.se enough
to use it."
D. 1(. ASKEW, a new laywer in Albany and a
brand new reader this week, for -otnc reason sends
us the follow in.r clipping from his home town paper,
of Normaiigee. Guess he wanted to be sure we
had something to put in the paper this week:
"Contrary to popular belief this column does-
n't make errors on purpose. It makes them he-
cause the editor doesn't see them on the proof
and is amazingly ignorant about many things.
For instance, galvanized roofing. In last
week's issue, The Star advertised '59-gauge
galvanized roofing' for II. K. Shaw. He just
put a *5' where they should have been a '2.' In
reality, the editor had no idea that 5!t-gauge
steel would be as thin a paper and that there
is no such thing as 59-gauge roofing. Hut
everybody in fs'ormangee, Flynn and on the
routes knew it. All of which proves that the
reader is a heck of a lot smarter than the edi-
tor. And that's exactly what 1, a.- a reader,
think of the editor of the Dallas News. If 1
were as dumb as the Dallas News writers I d
It's seldom we meet a man of the Star editor's
calibre. He makes mistake and adiu I; em.
"Fun is like life insurance
you get the more t co l - you.
I of this
NF.W AND RF.NF.WAl. SUBSCRIPTIONS
this week include:
Ciaynel Gregory, Houston.
E. F.. Harris, Moran.
D. R. Askew, Albany.
D. E. Smith, Albany
Mrs. R I.. Robinson, Hubbard.
A. J. Castleberry, Oroville, Calil
Dr M. I.. Castleberry, Ventura, Calif.
Reaves Hickman, Albany.
(P_ F. Castleberry of Albany sends the News
each year to his two sons in California.)
"We don't know how fa t our automo-
bile will run. Neither do we know how far
we can lean out of a tenth-story window.
WEST TK\AS CITIES, led by the We.-t Texas
Chamber of Commerce, are fighting certain clan e.,
in the proposed water code of the Texas Water
Conservation association, and are going to see that
section 13 of the code doe. not become law I hi.
chiu.se could po.s.-ibly threaten water uppl.es of
West Texas cities, as it reads: "The utilization Of
such channel and reclaiming of uch water.- turned
into it must not dimini h the w ater already llow inc
therein, to which other have aoyjircd r'.:ht.-
clause could, yri-vuttl W-rTe\a citie from oh
-t.TiTTii*i" addit oiial water tipplics.
West Texan.-, familiar with drouth and water
hortage,, will not countenan. . the tampei-ng w all
our water Those big dam faither down the Uraz
o.-, Colorado and other river, are not as important
We t T. XaS cities.
I!l AH i n 1)1 NF.W CARS l'l 10 models
are being shown, or will be on the market soon
l.ast Saturday Rust-Webb Motor Co. showed
the 1949 Chevrolet which proved to be the
most radiv ally changed model Chevrolet has put
on the market The new Chevrolet met with
Car manufacturer* add improvement
Some timet we don't ee
how much more
up for another y
mnifct * and liu ine« lore
By Ted KeUtng
After all is said and done, the I
basic rule in hunting squirrels is ,
to "go slow and quiet." \ ou can |
know all there is to know about
the habits of the bushy-tails and
have complete accuracy with a .22,
but if you can't "die" in squirrel
timber your luck is nil.
Once you've learned to walk
with an Indian-tread, Tea Yeager,
veteran squirrel hunter, says Jiat
the ability to recognize squirrel
food trees is of great value. Vou
have lots of things to go by: size
and shape of trunk; color and
structure of bark; leaf size, color
and pattern; and the site on which
various trees are likely to grow-.
There is one point worth know-
ing about oaks, or acorn- Some
(the 20 varieties of white oak)
are sweet, the other, hitter Squir-
rel pa. < up the northern red oak
w ith only a nibble iI other 1 ootl
In late October hunt out the
likely food pocket a grove ol
haws, a clump of red berried dog-
w o o d, hazelnut:, frostbitten
I grape O.-age orange "apple. "
■ are more of a winter than a fall
'food. Corn, whether landing,
.hoi ked or c ribbed, i. good hunt-
ing any time of the year.
Weather ha pronounced effects
on squirrel activity. When zero
temperature- prevail, they hole up
in nug, leaf-filled den . During
hot, humid weather they are con-
firmed sie ta taker .
One key point to remember i.
Court House News
Edward M Raymond and wife
to S. I.. Myrick, lots 1 and 2 in
block I, pton addition to town
Henry Crowder et al. to Mrs.
Jettie Crowder, lot No. r>, in block
3X, Railroad addition to town of
Oil and Cat L « et
It. S. Hurchard and wife to
Ward S. Merrick & Jinks Ikard
Merrick, all of SW-2 of TEAL Co.
survey 542, containing 100 acres.
Term, 4 years.
Johnnie L. Crow to St. Anthony
Oil Corporation, south I0fi.4 acres
of the NK-4 of section 18, Lunatic .
Asvlum land, being all of said ter section <>, University lands
acre., already under lease, contain-
ing 100.4 acre.-. Term, 5 years.
W. 1- Hatcher and wife to St.
Anthony Oil Corporation, all of
center 10G 2 :i acres of the W-2
of section IT, Lunatic Asylum
lands, which is more particularly
dr cribed a. the south 53.33 acres
of ,NW I of said .-ection 17, and
north 53.33 acres of SW-4 of said
section 17, and north 63.33 acres
of SW-4 of said section. Term, 5
.Mattie A. Crow to St. Anthony
Oil Corporation, SK-4 of section
1H, Lunatic Asylum land, contain-
ing 1 (13.4 acres; south 10<> 2-3
acres of SW-4 of section 17, con-
taining in all 2 i O.Ofi acres. J erni,
W. J. Midkiff and wife to Hon-
olulu Oil Corporation, all of quar-
section except the north a l
that neither fox nor gray squirrels
hibernate in the true -en e. Severe |
weather merely slow, them down.
Squirrel huntcM probably make
more u.-e of their ear than any
other group of poll..men, detect
ug a much game by ear a- by
eye With car. trained to dent
f\ the e mind : the rake of teeth
on a walnut, the whir r-r of feet
on bark, or steady plop of tailing
quirrel cutting on leaves below,
the hunter ha.- twice the power of
Hut a good -quirrel hunter mu-t
;il ii be able to . eiv to detect a
/ray quirrel flattened out on a
| limb, or rustic amid autumn
lea \ i . W I h practice you call de
velop 111 -kill to where the slight-
est movement register- "game!"
Term, 3 years
Archie Klkins Dyer, trustee, to
J. I). Tompkins, N'W-4 of T&P Ry.
Co. urvoy ! 2, block 12, contain-
ing KiO acres. Term, 5 years.
Archie Klkins Dyer, trustee, to
,| 11 Tompkins, all of NK-4 of
TAP urvey l'2, block 12, contain-
ing 1(10 acres. Term, 5 years.
Vchie Klkins Dyer, trustee, to
,1 11 Tompkin -, all of SW-4 of
Ttfl'Ry. ■ urvey !'2, block 12, con-
taining KiO acres. Term, 5 years.
Archie Klkins Dyer, trustee, to
J. D. Tompkins, all of SK-4 of
T&l' Ry. Co. . urvey ! 2, block 12,
containing 1C0 acres. Term, 5
R n. Elliott Hi i
R. H. Roark, L. p I
T. Roark, 8-1 «f \
section 11, Lauikl
containing 240 km "
R. R. Elliott u| kia
R. H. Roark ct «|., gfV
of NW-4 of
Aaylum land, contai^^
Term, 10 jmn.
R. B. Elliott nl ait
R. H. RoaA,Hd.,Jtf,1
S-2 or NE-4 of
tic Asylum land, iw
acres. Term, 10
R. R. Elliott and *&<_
R. H. Hooker, otaLXjJI
20, Lunatic Aqrhnt W?
ing 160 acni. Two,
Ben Morrison ui Mk
to Phillips Petrohm(V|
in NE corner of Uaifni
vey 14, and 28 acmii|
ner of survey 11, Unj,
totaling 41 acres. 7t,
south part of aectln 1LI
sity land, except vtit |
thereof, Term, 10 ym j
Check the backs of j
now for grubs, TU* i j
time of year to |«t jy.
I f you do, there will bt j
losses of meat, leatkwi
John Rull it the
! type of Uncle Sara.
Samuel Colt invented Ik]
Salt s iduI Si rrice
1 400 on your Dial
<S FARM NEWS
Kach Week Day 12:30-12:45
Ust Anything You With to Swop Of
... Let us serve you with Conoco Products fori
Washing and Greasing • Flats Fixti
Seibcrling Tires and, Tubes
Let Us Change Your Oil
CONOCO SERVICE STA1
.Joe Stewart, Mgr.
year to their i ar
change mi be made.
are catcbinR op with pub-
hut automobiles will not cat< b
ciording to statement*
Should Ho ('ompk'to
Abstract Co., Inc.
Office Court House .in<i
First National l'snk
by w I'll know it
t * mi'
rtrj. Ford's brand new "Equa-Poisi1
Power in both the new IOOhfiVf
and the new 95 h.p. Six!
FBSL Ford's brand new brakes-
I \lts Rt t.lSl ! K1 I)
Hopkins, I'll'.' I ■"'1
"What in the world arc you
leariiiK "p your den for. Horac ! ' "dot
! inipiired the .-.weet little hou.sewit
'Well," confe-. ed the nnxiou
morey maker, "1 h it $10 in t
'icy-: K'n g- Size "with "Magic Ad*
-to work up to 35% easier
FEEL Ford's brand new
! ju 1 1 wo
1 Mat all. darlm:
I foaiiil t}•..
( fit .>po i
i mo ('<)!)
i UK 'ii
FEEL the comfort of fa-
Yes, and you'll
love the feel of
11 «i II \
brand newwMid ShipnJf
J. ( arter Kin^, Jr.
t 11 11
\ i r.
/// Joe Mi
Who's A Foreigner?
TAKE THt WHttL
TRY THI WW
FORD "FEEL" TODAY'
Wlulc I'm waifinq: fur n hair
rut I lie othei day. Sinn 11 ait in.in
iHs sli| with n rt ack almut those
"forri^iHTk** who live hy tin d, jnK.
"Now wait .n niiiiut.', S.
snnps 1 Kh- Shorman.441 >< n't ft : - t
wc'if all *ft)riMliners' m«>ii or
Sonio of inn families h.iv im] ly
Ii. t-n hen* longer than oil - r .
evt n if they ramf ver «.n the May-
Hower, they wetforeigners to the
Slim gets a little red and you
could see that 1 >c had him. 44And
the reason they came here," he goes
(Hi, 1 was to *n \ fre?
till Ilk a , th y wnnte ! t
th'-y !; In' tr.ivi; t.
tii«* other f I1 .v."
I Yotn when I sit. Ameri
the meat land it in tod
i*ir being t- ieratit cliff*
pic and different tastes
it's a tas'tr foi vquan !
wHlliinij, radio « .r nio> i
milk or a temperate jfla*
208 Smith Mud St
Phon• 1 77
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The Albany News (Albany, Tex.), Vol. 65, No. 17, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 27, 1949, newspaper, January 27, 1949; Albany, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth401852/m1/2/: accessed February 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Old Jail Art Center.