The Albany News (Albany, Tex.), Vol. 81, No. 51, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 19, 1965 Page: 2 of 10
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THE ALBANY NEWS
Albany, Texas, Thursday, August 19, ]
The Albany Newt
n. HeOAtlOHEY, Owner and Publisher
PoMshed Every Thursday
to the Post Office at Albany, Texas,
at Second Clam Mail Matter.
from Albany and Moran
<NM year eotakfe Shackelford County
Foreign rate on application
ads, 2c per w« '
# JUST 4
„ _ CARROLL fATOM
•rfiKfyth are tany fetttaj ready
' of school a week from Mon-
The facaHy has been
and Mr. Tatom states the school
a strong and esf*rlenee4 facnWy.
have always been frond of Albany's
_jgs and fatally. Orer the years Albany
boasted of line Instructors, and the rec-
«f the stndents going on to colleges
Mid anfrersltfes verifies the fact that
get good Instroctlon here
SCHOOL OPENING time always comes in a
tarty once August arrives. There will be reg-
Htratlon and faculty meetings next week.
Along with the beginning of school, we have
that fine sport, football Practice is already
under way, with the first game at Olney Sept.
The coaches started working with 54 candi-
dates for the team Monday, and report Is that
the boys are showing^ lot of spirit and are
THE ALBANY NEWS took their summer va-
cation last week. We had a lot of help in get- f '
ting out two papers the week before, and we
appreciated it very much.
Mr. and Mrs. Cloud and Maxine spent their;
vacation in Ginger Blue, a famous resort in.
Missouri. With them were Mrs. Minnie Lilesj
and grandson, Van Riley.
We spent our vacation near Philadelphia
with our son, David, and family, and enjoyed!
the week very much. They planned our pro-1
gram, and we toured Valley forge, near by, I
on Monday, had a lobster supper on Tuesday
Cnew to us), visited Longwood Gardens on
Wednesday, took a bus tour of historic spots in
Philadelphia on Thursday, and drove into the
Pennsylvania Dutch country on Friday. TV cool AU<?TIN -Federal authorities
weather and Mg trees fascinated us-but not have hT()um suit hm> (0 af)ol_
nearly as much as the three granddaughters ish the ^ tax as a irp
ited in the fact ' '
8<T ATE CAPITAL
It's the Law
Boundary Dispute Aired
First meeting of negotiating
Readers might be interested in the fact that ment for^ voting in Texas 'el'ec- cornmitfees from Texas and
we left Love Field at 9.05 Sunday morning, tions Suj( was unfJer ff)e Louisiana reached no firm con-
am, arriv®d in Philadelphia at 12:35 n(lw vf)t,n(, rights act. | elusions in their efforts to set-
hour ^ in. Baltimore. ,/ they arp Vessful in get-'tie a longstanding
We left Philadelphia at 9:15 Saturday morning!,:" jT' '"*Z U" a lon«stana,nK bwndary
to enact a valid!RootP .was - , f?r arblt,rla
voter registration statute f,on of tne d,v,d,n« lin<> ,n the
. i ... Sabine River ship channel at
JnTir / X is.the?nIy r ' (he Gulf jetties But the river
isting form of registration for
state and local elections. How-
ever, there Is a procedure for
obtaining a "free" poll tax to
vote in federal elections.
Observers feel near chaos .... . , .
would result at the polls next fwhinfi anfl f,,tl,re barRe ,raf
year if a final ruling is handed fic-
down in favor of the federal Texas conterK,s th0 middle
suit, without prior enactment of the Sabine shou,d bfl the
of registration procedures I boundary between the states
Although the fj. S Attorney j,xmisiana (,aims the linf> was
General maintains the tax is extended to the west bank of
Intended to take care of this last week when i not used to raise revenue for ,ho river b>' tbp tMisiana Pur
we here home, but just "put off." But don't, the state. Comptroller Robert ('has<'
ing. Of course our time is two hours later than ^ nere«»rv
the time In Pennsylvania. * necesaafy
A. M. ftl'SS, long-time Chevrolet dealer
who is now trying to retire, l« * porting a
brand new electric-driven golf cart. This
cart was a gift and he Is enjoying It.
He tells as that he Is giving all the ladles
THE ALBANY NEWS' summer subscrip-
tion campaign goes along well, and we con
tinue to receive notes along with renewals.
Some are given below:
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boundary question seems likely
to end up in federal courts.
At stake in the dispute are
valuable mineral rights along
the river, as well as control of
want you to "put off" sending us the paper
working well with the coaches. With some
alx or seven lettermen back, Albany will pro-
duce another good team In 1965.
The Quarterback Club is meeting regularly,
and selling memberships, and will do a lot for
the Lions this coming season. Join them.
SEPTEMBER ALWAYS BRINGS another
Sue event to Albany—the Albany Golf ( lab
Labor Day Tournament. Members of the
local dab are already working on the
tournament, potting oat placards and send-
ing oat post cards announcing the event.
Scores of West Texas golfers enter the
tourney year after year, and they like to
play the local course.
The tournament will he Friday, Saturday.
Sunday and Monday, Sept. 3, 4. 5 and (I—
with the final rounds on Labor Day.
S. Calvert estimates over J5-i Negotiators agreed to keep
000.000 income for the next hi itryinR PerhaPs ,0 s,wl.v P°s'
ennitim from that source ! sib,p extension of a federal
That's $5,000,000 the slate treas- boundary running between jet
ury won't pet if the poll tax is ,,PS bordering the channel-
hope to arrange vacations • repealed. Reliable estimates so aru' '° exchange briefs in fu-
... We especially enjoyed the articles about
the Fandangle and
so we can see it the next time.
Mrs. W. C. Dalton.
Sam Jones of Hobbs, N. M., sends in his re
newal and sends along the following bit of
philosophy he picked up somewhere:
The certainty that life cannot be long, and
the probability that it will be shorter than na-
ture allows, ought to awaken every man to the
active prosecution of whatever he is desirous to
perform. It Is true that no diligence can insure
success. Death may intercept the swiftest ca-
reer. But he who is cut off in the execution
of an honest undertaking has at least the honor
of falling In his rank and has fought the battle
though he missed the victory.
Fast, to Say Least
"The "Tin Hat-Band Brigade"
•* In their work on Henderson
Floyd. Shooting Affray At
with the command to "put down
that gun!" They immediately
placed a guard over Mr. Wil-
helm and Mr. Berner, and In-
vited the prisoners to "get in
their clothes," while they assist-
ed In furnishing the article of
toilet which Beau Brummel ex-
celled in so much as to create
the envy of the nobility of Eng-
land. The procession took up the
line of march In a northwester-
ly direction. Four of the party . . .... •.
were left as a guard over Mr " might be so concerned
Wllhelm and Mr. Berner whojabo,,t ber thaf hed forRpt his
were after a few hours releas-own ailments. So one evening
„ ed. In the morning the trail was she greeted him with a recital
rear-guard of the frontier ban- followed up Hubbard Creek of how miserable she felt. He
FORT GRIFFIN, June 3rd,
1676. Editor Echo— As there
many contradictory rumors
gard to the "taking off" of
lenderson and his compan-
Floyd, at Albany in Shack-
elford county last Friday night,
H may not be amiss to report
their "cause aright to the un-
satisfied." The guard of this
so far, call them what you may,
vigilants, tall tin hat fellows, or
what you please, they have
made no mistakes. There is
nothing like knowing your man.
—Clear Fork. Frontier Echo.
Her husband was an extreme
hypochondriac, and she had
far see the hiennium ending,'"r(> meetings
with government in the black! ''arK' Commissioner Jerry
bv only J|,300,000 to $4,200,000 Safl,f,r presided at the initial
including income from all ex-1 conference. High state officials
Isting levies. ! and legislators from both states
Attorney General Wagroner werfi PrPsen'
Carr has announced he will op- j Enrollments to Soar
pose the federal suit to invali-
date the poll tax and to enjoin
from onf'rr •»">' °"'<''aJs lege and university enrollments
rom enforcing its requirements jn f ^ f 2R() _
for any general, special or pri
Texas commissioner on high
i er education forecasts that col
Suit seeks to direct Travis
County Tax Collector Fritz Hob-
inson and his employees to
compile and certify local vot
er lists "without regard to pay
lOfi to nearly 400.000 by 1971.
Enrollments in the state-sup-
ported schools are due to in-
crease from 108.000 to 240.000
Nearly all Texas schools re-
port they are short on space
ment of the poll tax or any oth- f"r/be'r Prpspnt s^,en's ,Prf>
er tax " dieted increases will affect ev
Gov. John Connally named
five public members to the new
Legislative Study Committee on
Multiple Use and Pollution of
All Waters of Texas.
They are Dr. Carl J. Lind,
Jr., Stone Wells and Charles
Sowell, all of Houston, John
Clegg of Port Lavaca and Bill
dltti consisted of Mr. Geo. Wll-
helm and Mr. Berner, both law
where the bodies of Henderson
and Floyd were found dangling
abiding citizens of our county, i in the air. This place of execu
About 11 o'clock on Friday night tion is about a quarter of a mile
2nd inst. after the prisoners re-
tired to rest in the Court House,
Mr. Wilhelm heard a noise out-
side of the door, which attract-
ed his attention, and he stepped
there to see what caused the
noise. Before he had time to re
alize the situation, a large body | It Is at best a deplorable
of about 50 men afoot and 20 J state of affairs when Judge
mounted rushed toward him Lynch is called to preside, but
from the Court House. Justice of
the Peace Leslie was notified,
a coroner's jury rendered a ver-
dict In accordance with the
above facts and the bodies were
interred. Only this and nothing John Bunynn's "Pilgrim's
more. I Progress" is sniil to be read
more widely than any book in
just about reached the end of, ,senter of Abilene. Legislative
her patience. Then she decided mPmb(.rs selected are Sens,
to pretend to be ill herself, nop- CtlIp Kreuger of K, Campo
Criss Cole of Houston and C.
Herring of Austin and Reps.
Oils Metscher of Brenham, Jno
Mobley of Kilgore and Dean
Neugent of Texas City.
Lt. Gov. Preston Smith ap-
pointed Sens. Martin Dies, Jr.,
of Lufkln, D. Hoy Harrington
of Port Arthur and A. R.
Schwartz of Galveston to a
was unusually quiet during
diiner, and she thought per
haps her ruse was working
But she was soon disillusioned.
"I don't know what's wrong!
with me," he groaned. "But Ij ..... i iui i
think I must be coming down! committee to study possible de-
with what you've got."
velopmcnt of a state park on
Pleasure Island near Port Ar- j In the
thur. 1 boards.
ery one of the existing state-
supported institutions, the com-
Draft In Texas
State selective service offi-
cials say Texas men born in
1946 and after are safe from
the draft—with occasional ex-
ceptions—through October. But
some of them mav be called up
for military service in Novem-
Married men who are not
fathers are 1-A. but are in the
fourth rank of selection. Most
draftees come from the third
Col. M. S Schwartz, head of
the state office, says the state
policy toward college students
is "No college students".
However, the plight of per-
sons deferred as students or
because of their occupations is
hands of local draft
Welcome Hack, Teachers
Cveryone hat misted you during the summer
months and we hope you return refreshed
for the work that lies ahead. Our community
b a better place because of your presence.
We offer many services that you will find
useful during the coming year and If you
ea" k* a p'sowrt for us to bo
pay us <
The First National Bank of Albany
Phone PO 2-2221 or PO 2-2222
MKMBKft FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION
"Banking Since 1888"
factor)," writes Jason Lucis,
Angling Kditor 'if Sports Afield
Often when you're getting
too-small hluegills at or near
the surface, you can get much
larger one, by letting your lead-
er, and perhaps a little of the
Ounce for ounce, the littleof >'ol,r floating line, sink
Ihluegill is one of the gamest!'lu"c omp distance ^before you
fresh-water fish and you ror-|move 'j11' ^'■v' ^oit while it
tainlv won't find better eating, '11 s " 'bout help, for adding
on the table! even Bl,e" 11 tiny weight in
By Ted Resting
Fly fishing for bluegllls is
sport at its finest, but there
are h few pointers to heed for
front as a single grain of split
TlH shot causes disagreeable
casting and difficulty in learn-
ing. A very slow, twitching re-
Get a fly rod of eight feet,.trieve wl" '"variably get you a
certainly no longer. You must1niore bluegills than will a
lave a line of the right size to f|ls'pr or steadier retrieve.
have a line of the right
fit it in order to learn proper
costing technique. The rod you
select should be able to handle
a line of size C level, HCII
double-taper. Buy a floating line
—it's much the better in most
fishing with wet flies as well as
You must learn to make ex-
actly the right movements in
casting a fly. Beware of any
instructions that are too short,
make it sound too simple—they
can only leave you a foolish fly
- - The first-graders on a field
flopper ^and disgusted with the trjp listened as their teacher
pointed to a flock of birds about
to migrate. The birds were
noisy and excited before their
Pay no attention to learned
discussions of fly patterns; hav-
ing some fly of the right s'zoIons trin
and learning to use it properly'
are a hudred times more im-
portant than pattern. Only in
rare spots are bluegills so big
that a fly larger than No. 10 Is
advisable, and you may some-
times need a smaller one. "If
you feel too many bluegills nip-
ping at your fly but not being
hooked, it's too large, (though
your moving St too fast or too
steadily may be a contributing
"What do you suppose they
are saying?" the teacher ask-
ed one tot.
"I imagine the mother birds
are telling their children they
had better go to the bathroom
first," he replied
A new hat usually gives a
woman enough courage to tell
her husband how much it cost.
Would a man be justified in
shooting his wife because she
wore curlers at the breakfast
table? There are more than
1,000,000 books in the Harvard
Law School Library, but not
one of them even considers that
The reason is that the answer
is so obviously "No." There
simply is not enough room for
argument. A question can be-
come a legal issue only if it is
For example, suppose the
husband claims that the shoot-
ing was accidental (I didn't
know the gun was loaded), or
that he fired iri self-defense
("She hit me first with a roll-
ing pin"l. Then there are, in-
deed, legal i-sues- issues close
enough for the lawyers to really
fs this due to a sheer love of
hairsplitting on the part of law-
yers? Not at all. f.aw is like
that because life is like that.
Anyone who ha watched a 1.it-
tie League baseball game knows
thaf ft is the close one< which
start the squabbles and test the
mettle of the umpire.
And the world of law is,
largely, a world of close ones.
It is a world where if* and may-
hen abound, and yesses and noes
are few and far between. The
law, willy-nilly must provide
answers to questions like these:
At w'h.at point does "indif-
ference" shade into "mental cru-
How much wear arid tear is
How fast ?s "with all delib-
When does a man cros- the
line between "high" and
; "drunk ?"
No wonder one harassed
judge said that deciding such
questions is like deciding "when
a young lady get- to be an old
Perhaps the questions are
clo.-est of all in the cases that
reach the I'nited States Su-
, preme Court, fhfrf
f Charles Evan* Hughe* ^
timated thaf. at least J
of the Court'* rase* m
clo-e that unanimous fa
are humanly imposnjhfe
So why shouldn't hain *
split, in the pursuit of w
nest Renan, in ^
The lawyer was stmmioi#
the bedside of an I
who had only a few thytip"'
I've and wanted to mat.»
"To my son, Jim, in
ly love," the old man 4
bequeath 110,000. To my-
John the same, and to fvlij
my eight grandchildren, !;,g|
I The lawyer interniptrf 4
old gentleman. "Hold on tU
Mr. Smith," he said. "M
estate isn't worth more
$3,001)1 just how do you ^
pose those beneficiaries g
! ing to get the money?"
Mr. Smith reared up inifL
nantly on his hed. "G* jT'
he shouted; "Let 'em w
it, same as I had to do ' ,(Ut
Call the News office
you heve visitors.
MALIBU SUPER SPORt COUPE
No. 1 DEALER
Smart Fellow, lie Is
"Could I see the man who
was arrested for robbing our
huose last night?'' the man in-
quired of the police sergeant.
"This is highly irregular,"
he replied. "What's the rea-
"I want to ask him how he
got into the house without my
wife finding out."
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