The Shamrock Texan (Shamrock, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 221, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 26, 1938 Page: 3 of 4
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Wednesday, January 26,1938
THE SHAMROCK TEXAN, Shamrock, Texas
Lung Winter’s Northern Palace Fortified in Ice
i' rusty guardian ol King Winter's realm in the north, this towering block-built palace ol ice featured
the annual sports week In Montreal. These palaces formerly were a yearly landmark In the
Canadian metropolis, but in 1911 they were discontinued until now. Weeks of careful construction
are required to build them and at the end ol the carnival the ramparts are usually torn down in
OUT OUR WAY
MISS TEMPLETON IS
HOSTESS ON TUESDAY
Miss Mary Prances Templeton en-
tertained at the Earl Kromer home
last night wth a brdge party hon-
oring John Walker, who left today
for Lubbock to make his home.
At the games, Mrs. Suttle Purcell
won traveler’s prize, Miss Martha
Jemlgan, high for ladies, and John
Walker, high for men.
Refreshments were served to Mr.
and Mrs. Purcell, Misses Lola Ruth
Stanfield, Martha Jemigan, Sue AL
len, Mrs. G. B. Rush, Messers. Ed-
ward Burkhalter, Mai Wynn of
Wheeler, Henry Holmes and John
L. E. Edwards of Lubbock visited
with Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Mackey
yesterday and today.
Mrs. Luther Ivy and son Jimmy
of Wheeler spent the day with rela-
Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Guthrie an-
nounce the birth of a baby boy
Tuesday. He has been named Gil-
Mrs. R. H. Cook who has been
seriously ill of pneumonia the past
With Stock Company
Subject to action of the voters in
the Democratic Primary July 23,
COUNTY OF WHEELER
J. T. "SHORTY” REYNOLDS
j For Tax Assessor and Collector:
For District Clerk:
For County Superintendent:
A charming member of Brunk’s |
Comedians, Mercedes Rey (above),
will be in the cast of "Runaway
Girls," comedy-drama to be present-
ed by the stock company at their
second weekly engagement at the
Liberty Theatre next Friday night.
For County Judge:
W. O. PUETT
D. A. HUNT
For County Attorney:
HOMER L. MOSS
For County Clerk:
F. B. “DICK" CRAIG
Editor............ John Jr. Cullers
Associate Editor____Leoma Martin
Reporter ............ June Johnson
Reporter____Clovis Dean Patterson
Sponsor ......... Allen Kavanaugh
For Commissioner, Precinct 3:
, The boys met Monday at noon
and elected John Jr. Cullers for
captain of the boys’ playground ball
team. John will be one of the pitch-
ers for the 1938 team. He has played
with the ball club two years and
jaas proved to be an outstanding
Harlan Harmon and James Smart,
who were two of the best players,
have withdrawn from school. Har-
'lan will be in school in Oklahoma
^hlle James is not sure where he
will attend school the rest of the
■year. The loss of these boys has
certainly weakened the team, how-
ever, their teammates are determin-
ed to work even harder than before
to develop matrial for these vacant
The picture memory students are
making rapid progress according to
Mrs. Ellerd, who has charge of the
picture memory class. Only fourth
and fifth grade students are eligible
for this work. Those entering the
contest are: Billie Ruth Shaw, Bon-
nie Fae Martin, Billy Joe Pike,
Douglas Reed, N. F. Young, Brad-
ford Bullard, Clovis Dean Patter-
son and George Dorman.
Band to Play In Wheeler
The band has been asked to play
for the Wheeler County Agriculture
Association which meets In Wheeler
'f’ueSday night, Feb. I. The school
bus will carry all those who do not
have other arrangements. The par-
For Commissioner, Precinct 4:
H. H. REEVES
J. H. "HENRY” BURRELL
D. E. BANKS
two weeks, is much improved today.
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Gooch of
New Orleans, La,., are the parents
of a baby boy bom early Tuesday
By Rena Johnson
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Holcomb and
Mrs. Jettie Splawn spent Sunday
with friends and relatives In Aledo,
Mr. and Mrs. John Baird spent
Sunday in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Tucker.
Miss Rena Johnson spent last
week in Shamrock with friends and
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Dalton and son
Elzle, and Mrs. J. D. Rutherford of
Shamrock were visitors here Sun-
Mr. and Mrs. Billie J. Darnell of
Texola spent Sunday here in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Edd Gainer
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Johnson and
family had as Sunday dinner guests,
Mr. and Mrs. George Davidson,
George Bowden and Geo. Hender-
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Henderson and
Mr. and Mrs. Grady Henderson
spent the wee-end In Abilene.
O. B. Johnson is very much better
at this writing.
John Walker left today for Lub-
bock where he will be associated
with his uncle :n the automobile
Holt Green of Wheeler was a
BY NEA SERVICE INC.
T M R£C U S PAT OFF
THE STRAIGHT AND NARROW
Mrs. Hal Vaughan and Miss Der-
sis Norton are leaving Thursday
morning for Eldorado, Ark., to visit
her son George, and other points In
Arkansas and Louisiana.
J. R. Brown, Frank Duncan and
Woodrow Sims made a trip to Am-
arillo Tuesday morning.
business visitor here today.
China has an area
Reed To Take Up—
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qualify himself from deciding on lit-
igation with which he was connected
as Solicitor General. The first case
to be argued next Monday may in-
dicate his future policy. It involves
the government’s effort to escape
paying $390,000 in income tax re-
funds to the estates of the late An-
drew W. Mellon and of R. B. Mellon.
The government’s brief In the case
was signed by Reed.
I We Pay Cash for Your
§ Used Furniture. We also
I trade and sell.
I M. W. BURCHAM & SON
I 308 North Main St.
YOUR MILEAGE MERCHANT ADVISES
(Continued from Page One)
For Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4:
B. B WALKER
CITY OF SHAMROCK
Subject to action of the voters in
the City Election April 5, 1938.
For City Secretary:
G. H. “GREEN” BURKHALTER
J. L. ELLISON
For City Marshal:
D. J. (DEMPSE) BULLS
TRY A TEXAN WANT ADI
ents are asked to accompany the
band if possible.
, 4-H Club Meets
Mr. Hoosier met with the 4-H club
boys January 20. He gave a very In-
teresting lecture on hog Judging.
Gerald Rogers was elected president
of the club. The club members plan
to make a trip to Amarillo soon.
The first and second grades had a
party Friday as the climax to a
“Better Reading Contest.”
Mr. and Mrs. Buice and Claud
Lamb were visitors tills week.
The fourth grade students have
been writing poems In their lang-
with the percentage of increased
Recognition for phases of good
rwork which are easy to overlook—
'20 per cent.
General wage fairness—15.
Physical working conditions—12.
Wages compared with other com-
Help from superiors to do good
Efficiency of superiors in plan-
Freedom to choose equally good
methods of work—11.
Observance of principle of equal
pay for equal work—8.
Being kept informed of results
enough to keep work interesting—8.
Opportunities for advancement
Prompt wage increases when mer-
Not being embarrassed by crit-
icism in the presence of others—5.
Encouragement for Showing in-
Appreciation from superiors—5.
“Men and women over 40,” Stech
stated, “are better satisfied with
working conditions affecting their
efficiency, well-being and happiness
than the younger groups.
“Perhaps this is due, in part, to
a more settled attitude toward life
and adoption of a personal phil-
osophy of living. But of far great-
er influence and understanding
which gives the older employes more
peace of mind and a cooperative
The community chorus movement
In the United States was started in
Rochester in 1912 by Harry Barn-
hart, a singer.
24-HOUR SERVICE ON
. . . Good Breakfast 15c to 35c.
. . . Good Lunch for 35c.
. . . Good Evening Dinner 35c.
(Drink and Dessert Are Included)
“Mom” and “Pop” Price
10 CHOKE IN WINTER
Through no fault of your own, during past
winters, you may have formed a bad habit
of “too much choke.” Perhaps your gasoline
absolutely demanded overtime choking—
harmful and wasteful. No need to continue
that way with Special Winter Blend Conoco
Bronze. You could scarcely keep it from
starting quickly, even if you wanted to. But
you’ll take pride in your skill, you’ll save
gasoline, and you’ll make sure of topnotch
starting speed, by using your choke—and
Conoco Bronze—in this approved way:
County Men Attend-
(You may want to tear this out and keep it in the car for the next few days)
Leave ignition OFF* Wait for two or three engine revolutions.
Keep clutch pedal clear down. Now switch on the ignition.
Open hand-throttle about one-third. Be readyt0 let UP on starter-
Pull choke out full, if not automatic.
And you’ll know you can promptly begin to push
in the choke, as you hear the steady powerful firing
And then—but not before—operate your starter. of your Special Winter Blend Conoco Bronze.
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realization of proposed projects.
Three of the association’s major
projects now bear the stamp of fed-
eral approval. These are the Buffalo
dam near Umbarger in Randall
county; the Boggy creek dam In
Hemphill county and the Beaver
dam In Gray county. The first nam-
ed project has, In fact been granted
a permit from the state board of
water engineers, the last necessary
step before starting construction.
The meeting this afternoon was
originally called for directors only,
but was later changed by President
John McCarty to an open session
for all members.
•If your starter is of the type that does not spin with ignition off, consult Your Mileage Merchant.
FREE! Simple, helpful Complete Winter Care Card. Ask Your Mileage Merchant.
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Bones, Percy. The Shamrock Texan (Shamrock, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 221, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 26, 1938, newspaper, January 26, 1938; Shamrock, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth525988/m1/3/: accessed March 26, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Shamrock Public Library.