The Shamrock Texan (Shamrock, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 137, Ed. 1 Monday, October 17, 1938 Page: 4 of 4
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THE SHAMROCK TEXAN, Shamrock, Texas
Monday, October 17, 1938
BATES AND INFORMATION
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FREE FARMERS EXCHANGE
Farmers who are paid-up sub-
scribers may run ads free of
charge to exchange, buy or sell
anything except real estate and
oil and gas leases, and royalties.
All ads will be run « times.
FOR SALE—Springfield 3% cut-
Under wagon. Apply 913 N. Wall St
FOR SALE OR TRADE—1933
model B Ford truck, complete motor
overhaul, dual wheels, new paint
Job. stock body. Will trade for good
passenger car. Lyle Holmes. 137-tfc
LOST—7.50-15 Goodyear tire for
International pickup, wire wheel,
somewhere between Lela and Dozier
Sunday. Return to A. N. Williams.
FT..t SALE—Rye. 14 miles west
and niles north of Shamrock. See
Oeo. R. Reneau. 137-6E
BABY CHICKS—Hatching every
Monday. We do custom hatching.
Wheeler Co. Hatchery, Shamrock,
FOR SALE—Good Jersey milk
cow. O. D. Hardaway. Box 30, Mag-
ic City. 135-3tp
STRAYED—Brindle. motley faced
heifer weighing about 350 pounds.
Vlndex please notify Jess Patterson.
FRESH STOCK—Typewriter rib-
bons and carbon papers at The
Shamrock Texan office. 125-tfp
CARS FOR SALE
at RIGHT PRICE
1932 Chevrolet Coupe.......$125.00
1929 Ford Model A Coupe----45.00
1936 Ford Pick-Up.
1938 Long Wheel-base International
1930 Model A Fordor.
1930 Model A Tudor.
1933 and 1934 Ford and Chevrolet
cars and trucks, priced right.
SEE US NOW, while the sale is on.
OLDHAM MOTOR COMPANY
LOST—Black leather zipper
■having kit, contained framed pic-
tures of my wife and baby, in
Shamrock, Oct. 13. J. L. Pingenot.
ANYTHING TO SELL—Try a
classified ad in this paper. It’ll get
the job done at small cost. 125-tfp
WANTED — Boll pullers. John
Grogan, 12 miles west Shamrock on
Highway 66. 132-6E
FOR SALE—Sow and pigs and
piggy sow. All second litter. M. D.
Harvey, 6 miles east, l!i mile north
and >4 mile east of Shamrock.
CHRISTMAS CARDS:—for the
convenience of out-of-town people,
Mrs. Roy Berten, who is the Greet-
ing Card representative of The
Shamrock Texan, will have her
complete line of samples at The
Ladies Store in Shamrock from 2
until 6 o'clock each Saturday. She
has cards priced as low as 50 cards
printed with your name for only
ORDINANCE NO. 143
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY
OF SHAMROCK. TEXAS, REGU-
LATING, SUPERVISING. CON-
TROLLING AND LICENSING ALL
PERSONS, FIRMS OR CORPORA-
TIONS ENGAGED IN THE SALE,
BARTER OR EXCHANGE OF
MOTOR VEHICLES WITHIN THE
CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE
CITY OF SHAMROCK, TEXAS,
DEFINING DEALER'S LICENSE
AND SALESMAN'S LICENSE,
PRESCRIBING THE PROCEDURE
BY WHICH LICENSE MAY BE
SECURED AND PROVIDING A
“When Better Pictures Are Shown
The Liberty Will Show Them”
Monday and Tuesday—
Kate Douglas Wiggins
Short of the week, "Flying Feather”
Admission ........... 10c & 28c
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY
COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
From and after the passage of
this ordinance it shall be unlawful
for any person, firm or corporation
to engage in the business or occu-
pation of selling, bartering or ex-
changing motor vehicles within the
corporate limits of the City of
Shamrock. Texas, without first ob-
taining a license to engage in such
business or occupation. Any1 person
desiring to engage in the business
of selling, bartering or exchanging
motor vehicles within the City of
Shamrock shall make application
in writing for a license to engage
in such business or occupation, such
application to be filed with the City
Secretary of the City of Shamrock.
Licenses shall be of two classes, viz.,
(a) A “Dealer’s License," which
shall be secured by all persons who
propose to sell, barter or exchange
motor vehicles for their own ac-
count as their own business, such
license to be termed a “Dealer's Li-
cense:” (b) A “Salesman’s License,”
which shall be secured by all per-
sons who propose to sell, barter or
exchange motor vehicles for others,
either on a salary basis or on a
commission basis, and who do not
own such business.
The application for a Dealer's Li-
cense shall give and show the fol-
lowing information, viz., (a) The
application shall show all places of
business maintained by the appli-
cant. (b) The applicant must show
whether it is a corporation or part-
nership, and if a corporation, the
names of the directors and officers
of the corporation with their ad-
dresses, and if a partnership, the
names of the persons interested
therein with their addresses. <c)
The application must show whether
the applicant is a dealer in new
motor vehicles or in used motor ve-
hicles or both.
Applications for Salesman's Li-
cense must show that the dealer for
whom the applicant proposes to sell
is licensed as a dealer in the City
of Shamrock, and no license shall
be granted to a salesman unless the
dealer for whom he proposes to sell
has obtained a dealer's license.
Applications for license shall be
filed with the City Secretary and
by him called 'to the attention of
the Motor Vehicle Commission as
herein provided for when such ap-
plications are filed and this com-
mission shall investigate all appli-
cations for licenses in advance and
report to the City Secretary wheth-
er such applicant has complied with
the law and is entitled to a license.
Application for licenses shall not be
issued until a favorable report has
been made thereon to the City Sec-
retary by the Motor Vehicle Com-
mission: however, any applicant
shall have the right to appeal to
the City Council from any decision
of the Motor Vehicle Commission
when a license has been refused
and the action of the City Council
in either refusing or granting said
licenses shall be final and no appeal
shall be had therefrom to any court
unless the< applicant shall within 20
days from the date of the action
taken by the Council on any appli-
cation, file a suit in a court of com-
petent jurisdiction in Wheeler
County, Texas, for the purpose of
having said application passed up-
on by said court. No application for
license shall be delayed for investi-
gation for a longer period than 30
days from the date of filing said
application with the City Secretary,
provided however, that said motor
vehicle commission shall have at
least 15 days in which to make its
The license fee for dealers in mo-
tor vehicles shall be $50.00 per year
and the license fee for salesmen
shall be $5.00 per year. After appli-
cations have been approved as pro-
vided for In the last preceding sec-
tion hereof, and the payment of the
license fee as specified above, the
City Secretary shall Issue to the ap-
plicant a license which shall en-
title the applicant to carry on such
business or occupation for a period
of one year from the date thereof.
All licenses shall be renewed annu-
ally by filing the same application
rs is originally provided for above,
and the same proceduce in con-
nection therewith and payment of
a fee of $10.00 for Dealer's License
and $5.00 for Salesman’s License.
The applicant, after having been
issued one license, shall be entitled
to carry on his business pending
action on application for a renewal
license. It shall be‘unlawful for any
salesman licensed under this or-
dinance to sell, barter, or exchange
or offer for sale, barter or exchange
any motor vehicle within the City
of Shamrock, Texas, for any per-
son, firm or corporation not then a
dealer licensed under this ordin-
All dealers in motor vehicles shall
at all times maintain a place of
business within the City of Sham-
rock, Texas, where such motor ve-
hicles are offered for sale, stored,
displayed and sold; and the offices
shall be maintained and sales agen-
cy ot such dealer operated in said
place of business. It shall be un-
lawful for any dealer to store, dis-
play or offer for sale, barter or ex-
change any new or secondhand mo-
tor vehicle on tire streets of the
City of Shamrock, Texas, but sales
of such motor vehicles shall be con-
ducted exclusively from buildings or
premises owned or operated by such
The term motor vehicles shall In-
clude automobiles, trucks, and oil
other vehicles propelled by machin-
ery and designed for travel or for
carriage of goods on the streets and |
All persons now engaged in the
City of Shamrock in the business or
occupation of dealers in motor ve-
hicles or salesmen of motor vehicle? !
shall have 15 days from and after I
the effective date of this ordinance '
in which to apply for licenses un-
der and according to the terms and
provisions of this ordinance. All
persons not now engaged in the ]
business or occupation of dealers in 1
mot' r vehicles or salesmen of mo-
tor vehicles within the City of
Shamrock. Texas, shall procure the
license herein provided for before
engaging in such business or occu-
pation This ordinance shall become
effective from and after Its passage
and publication as required by law.
The motor vehicle commission re-
ferred to above shall consist of 3
aldermen to be appointed by the
mayor of the City of Shamrock,
who shall hold office for one year
from the date of their appointment
and this commission shall be
charged with the duties of making
all Investigations concerning each
application for license, and each
commissioner shall be entitled to a
fee of $2 00 upon making each re-
port on an application to be paid
by the City of Shamrock.
All ordinances and parts of or-
dinances in conflict with any part
of this ordinance, and especially
Ordinance No. 136, are hereby in all
In case any section, subdivision,
paragraph, or sentence of this or-
dinance is declared unconstitutional
the validity of the remainder of
this ordinance shall not be affected
Any person who shall be found
guilty of violating any part of this
ordinance, shall upon conviction be
punished by fine of not more than
$100.00 and each sale, barter or ex-
change made by any person in vio-
lation of this ordinance shall con-
stitute a separate offense.
Passed this 12th day of October,
A D. 1938.
W. H. WALKER, Mayor.
ODE CAIN. City Secretary.
Mrs. B. F. Holmes made a trip to
Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Costly and
children of Clovis, N. M„ visited in
the Eue’.l Bradley home Sunday’.
Mrs. Bedford Harrison and Mrs.
Irby Mundy spent the week-end in
Memphis visiting friends.
Mrs. J. N. Russell and Gerald and
Maudell returned last night from a
two months trip through Roswell,
N. M„ El Paso, Tex., and other
Mrs, Deskins Wells and daughter,
Diane, of Wellington, visited here
Jimmy Culbertson spent the week-
! end in Texola, Okia.. with relatives.
Miss Lotti Shoemaker made a trip
to Amarillo today.
United States Attorney Lamar
Hardy, pictured outside the
courtroom where he is prose-
cuting the alleged spies, has
conferred with President Roose-
velt about the problem of alien
prying into U. S. military secrets.
only explanation for his change of
plans was that the Nevada “alti-
tude” had caused him to become in-
disposed. He had been attending a
reclamation meeting in Reno.
Judge John C. Knox, arriving at
New York Federal Court to pre-
side over the spy trial, warned
jurors not to be prejudiced by
speculations, as the government’s
evidence has been kept highly
WTCC Contest Is-
Huey Sought As—
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Ickes To Continue
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“anger” conservative Nevada Demo-
“Nothing to it,” said the Ickes
He said Ickes would appear at
Brawley and El Centro today and at
Los Angeles Wednesday night for a
major address dealing with democ-
racies and dictatorships.
Ickes was not available to report-
ers and the informant said the Sec-
retary was calling on friends in San
Francisco. Mr. and Mrs. Ickes were
reported to have left Sunday night
for Southern California.
The Interior Secretary appeared
in San Francisco Saturday about
the time he was scheduled to be
in Boulder City for an address. The
appealed from a district court to a
court of criminal appeals, that the
court from which the case was ap-
pealed has no jurisdiction to hear
any kind or character of proceed-
ings unless the case was reversed or
remanded, which certainly was not
done in the Arthur Huey case.
Huey was tried in the Stinnett
“If I had granted any order that
I should not have granted respect-
ing or in regard to the Arthur Huey
case, the court of criminal appeals
of Texas is the proper court and the
only court that has authority to
pass upon same and if and when
the court of criminal appeals has
spoken, their judgment will be ob-
served by me."
Huey's whereabouts were unknown
Sunday. He left Groesbeck in mid-
In view of the conflicting court
orders, prison officials said they
were uncertain of how to proceed.
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points toward winning score, says
R. C. Hopping, Lubbock, member of
the WTCC Agricultural Board.
Other members of the Agricultur-
al Board are Clifford B, Jones, Spur,
chairman: Omar Burleson, Anson;
Hugo Haterius, Lueders; R. E. Dick-
son, Spur: J. A, Crump, Paducah;
J. J. Steele. Anson; and R. E. Pat-
West Texans for several years
have been conservation-minded but
the WTCC contest has added zest
to the work and soli and water sav-
ing activities have increased con-
siderably in the last few months,
The contest offers $1,000 in cash
prizes to the three counties with
best records in conservation for
1938. but the smallest benefit to be
received in the contest is the prize,
declares D. A. Bandeen, WTCC
manager. The far-reaching and per-
manent benefit to each participating
county will be conservation of its
soil and water, he says.
A local soil and water utilization
committee was organized by each
county which entered the contest
and more than 1,000 West Texas
leaders are serving on these com-
mittees. Duties of the committees
Miss Martha Jernigan, home eco-
nomics instructor, attended a meet-
ing in Amarillo Friday of home eco-
nomics teachers of this district.
Mr. and Mrs, C. C. Fillmore and
children of Wichita Falls visited
over the week-end with the lady's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. G. May-
field, and friends here. They are
former residents of Shamrock.
H. M. Green spent the week-end
in Turkey visiting and transacting
Mrs. W. Y. Burden underwent an
appendectomy at the Clinic hospital
Saturday night. She is improving,
attending physicians reported today.
Mrs. J. C. Bumpers of Lela is a
medical patient at the Clinic hos-
include promotion of activities to
increase interest in conservation.
Schools and tours already have been
conducted in several counties and
other activities are being planned.
King And Queen-
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the king and queen were planning a
three weeks visit to Canada next
At the time nothing was said of
extending the tour to the United
States, though it was pointed out by
observers they were likely to do so
as a gesture of the "friendship of
the two peoples.”
By their visit to Washington, King
George VI and his queen would be
the first reigning British sovereigns
ever to set foot on United States
Wine-cork moths lay their eggs
on the corks of wine bottles, and
the caterpillars live on a diet of
I’LL NEVER DO ANOTHER
Monday and Tuesday—
FAYE • AMECHE
ETHEL MERMAN™** JACK HALEY
JEAN HERSHOtT HELEN WESTLEY
IOHN CARRADINE PAUl HURST
WAUY VERNON RUTH TERRY
OOUGLAS FOWIEY EDDIE COLUN1
A ms C.iOury-Z.» SSw
Children 10c, High School
Students 25c, Adults 35c
There is no need to . . . when your laundry conveniently
and economically does your washday work. Scores of
women are giving up their washers, their wash tubs, leav-
ing behind another menial weekly task, because now
home-managers know the laundry is economical, more
hygienic, easy on clothes, convenient and dependable.
A STATEMENT TO OUR CUSTOMERS!
In performing a service for the Shamrock Homemunagers, who
are rightly accustomed to a higher standard of living, the Shamrock
Steam Laundry & Dry Cleaners removes one of the last hardships
of managing a home.
All that modern science—modern inventive skill has contributed
to our age is utilized to perform a better service for you. Equip-
ment, methods, supplies, skilled workmen, are all coordinated so that
your weekly trust to us will be returned safely, truly clean, and so
beautifully pressed that their appearance will bring you a glow of
satisfaction and pride.
This week marks the beginning of the seventh year of service
of the Shamrock Steam Laundry & Dry Cleaners under its present
management, and we take this occasion to thank you for your loyal
patronage which has made possible our up-to-date plant and high
type of workmanship.
-E. CLAUDE MONTGOMERY, Mgr.
SHAMROCK STEAM LAUNDRY
& DRY CLEANERS
“We Clean Clean”
DR. V. R. JONES
214 N. Main St. Phone 122
Office Hours—8:30 to 12:00 A. M.
1:00 to 5:00 P, M.
ALSO repair any Spectacle
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It costs you nothing, if your
home carries Hartford fire in-
surance, Our policy selection
affords you protection against
all losses through destruction.
Jack R, Martin
First Nat'l. Bank Bldg.
J Phone 11
More New Fall
Come in your first opportunity
and get an eyeful of these beau-
ties. All the new styles, materials
and shades are included, in sizes
from 10 to 48. You will want one
of them at the low prices we have
$2.98 to $19.75
New shipment of
in the new Fall
shades. Be sure
and see them.
For Men and Boys
We have the new jackets in botk
woolens and leathers. Many style*' ■
for yon to choose from. Come in
and get your pick.
Boys’ KNICKERS <
We have the popular new shades
in boys’ knickers in corduroy and
woolen, sizes 4 to 16.
$1.95 to $2.95
“Always Something New”
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Bones, Percy. The Shamrock Texan (Shamrock, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 137, Ed. 1 Monday, October 17, 1938, newspaper, October 17, 1938; Shamrock, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth525586/m1/4/: accessed February 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Shamrock Public Library.