The Shamrock Texan (Shamrock, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 70, Ed. 1 Friday, July 30, 1937 Page: 2 of 4
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THE SHAMROCK TEXAN
Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday
liy The Shamrock Texan Publishing Co.,
foe., 407 North Main Street.
Percy Bones----------------------- Editor
Anal Montgomery_____National Advertising
J, C. Howell— ____________Local Advertising
Ted Rogers_________________Mechanical Supt.
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THE SHAMROCK TEXAN, Shamrock, Texas
Friday, July 30, 1937
PLAY A SMOOTH GAME
No matter how the individual citi-
zen stands on the organizational
rights of employes or employers, he
will find it advantageous to be aware
of the practices and principles—a:
lack of them—which distinguish
racketeering from legitimate activ-
New York City has been going
through a stiff course in these fund-
amentals with Thomas E. Dewey,
special prosecutor of rackets, as
teacher. And often the revelations
have been startling.
The recent trial of a group of men
for conspiracy to put out of business
such bakeries as failed to abide by
certain rules and prices established
an “association” provides some
good examples of complications that
• • •
One witness testified that when a
price-cutting baker was to be chas-
tized, the organization put a "black
wagon” on his route. The “black
wagon,” bearing no firm name, was
to follow the route trucks of the
price-cutter and undersell him.
A Bronx baker who suspected, but
could not prove that union officials
»nd officers of a bakers’ association
were conspiring to drive him out of
business, told howr his shop was
picketed and one of his trucks burn-
ed. Other witnesses testified to pay-
ments they had made to assure con-
tinuation of “protection” and to en-
force the organization’s rules.
Now a price-cutting war in itself
is not necessarily evidence of racke-
teering. Nor is the formation of a
union of workers, or an association
of business men. It Is only when
these legal forms are “borrowed” to
shield ill eg al activities that the
A typical feature of the rackets is
that their promoters are adept at
picking out the right spot and the
right time to begin without attract-
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BEFORE SMOKE REFORM
POLICIES WERE PUT
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CONTRARY to a popular belief, stone arrowheads were not
made by dropping cold water on heated flint. The most common
method is that of pressing a bluntly-pointed tool against the edge
of a piece of flint, which causes it to flake off. ^
NEXT: Why does a mackerel migrate upward and downward?
ing attention. Usually, the best
openings come when the public is
enormously occupied with some other
Right now, then, when scores of
new, legally sanctioned unions are
being formed, and uncertainty over
Industrial readjustment is diverting
the attention of a nervous public,
the field is perfectly smoke-screened
for all shades and varieties of il-
legitimate organization projects.
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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 6 times.
FOR SALE—Half gallon fruit jars
cheap, or will trade for quart or pint
jars. Mrs. J. L. Henderson, 2 miles
south, 2 miles west of Kelton. 68-6E
FOR SALE!—Four A-l Jersey and
Guernsey milk cows, none over 5
years old, two fresh now. J. W.
Daughtery, 14 miles west, 3 miles
north of Shamrock, Route 2. 65-6E
FOR SALE—Freestone peaches and
all kinds apples. Atkins vineyard, 10
miles west on highway 66, and 2
miles south. 65-6E
EAST IS EAST AND WEST IS WEST
FOR RENT — Five-room modern
house, unfurnished. 804 N. Main St.
Inquire at Holland’s Gro. 62-tfc
Where Ice Age
The racketeer has been chased
down and prosecuted, sporadically, in
many communities. But he always
comes back, and he always exacts
the same toll from the common
man, who usually already has had as
much expense as his pocketbook will
Therein lies an object lesson which
may be painfully administered to any
person unless he is forewarned and
forearmed. There must be a weeding
of the bad from the good, and all
the the good sense and discernment
of everyone will be needed to do it
In fact, besides those who are vic-
timized by the chiseling imitators,
many another honest person is likely
to wake up some day and find him-
self actually affiliated with such a
bunch of outlaws. That’s just how
smoothly the game is played.
California values its system of
70 state parks at $14,744,008.
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every man,_ woman and child who
contributed’ to last night’s fund as
well as all those who made dona-
tions at the benefit softball games
the committee sponsored earlier in
the summer. It was a generous re-
sponse and very one connected with
the milk fund thanks you from the
bottom of their heart.
Personal warning to the White-
hursts. both father and son: The
grocery man on your south is getting
mighty suspicious the way the wa-
termelons he has been leaving out
in front of his store, have been dis-
" | appearing. We suggest you slack up
OEVIVAL of the Hawaiian vogue j a uttle for a few days, if you know
A hoc •'or,,,loci*,, tk“ I what we mean. By the way, if you
want to talk to us personally, the
office address is 407 North Main.
FOR ONLY $2.50!
We will run you an advertisement
in The Texan this size every day
for an entire month for only $2.50.
Is there any other advertising
medium reaching so many people
at so low a cost?
has renewed popularity of the
ukulele, which is useful for pro-
pelling a canoe when you lose the
• * *
A campaign cigar isn’t worth
a nickel anymore, since most
of the new generation gets onto
the ropes early.
» • •
The radio ventriloquist’s dummy
feature is now drawing $2800 a
week, setting a new mark for oth-
er silent partners to shoot at.
* » •
Some of the older folks may
never see it, but there should
be a great fete for the first
actress celebrating her silver
* * »
The Russian chess - playing
vogue seems to have been valuable
from the government standpoint,
in teaching the people the duties
of a pawn.
(Copyright, 1937, NEA Service, Inc.)
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been sold. The vigilance committee
of the Pampa Credit Association has
time and time again refused to en-
dorse such advertising media.
1 ‘This same advertising scheme was
worked in Pampa last year and to
this day no one has ever found out
j where the money went. R. B. Fish-
! er, Superintendent of Pampa schools,
I is opposed to the school’s name be-
ing used in such manner. It is also
our understanding that these gent-
lemen have quoted that they have
the endorsement of Coach Odus
j Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell denies of hav-
ing given his endorsement. We are
also informed that the printing com-
pany approached by these gentlemen,
j for the printing of this same plac-
| ard, have refused to print same.
I “So far no member has called
this organization for an investigation
and is is regrettable that all of these
spaces, if this be true, have been
sold without members referring
these solicitors to this association for snZ7ocCthM.
an endorsement of their proposition.
Just as long as Pampa merchants
continue to put out their money on
propositions of this kind then the
credit association will stand for
nothing and we may as well extend
an invitation to all such solicitors to
come to Pampa as it is an easy town
The national forest system now
contains 170,000,000 acres.
Swimming and diving contests in
the water carnival drew much in-
terest. The more difficult dives, es-
pecially, were loudly applauded.
Divers were scored on six dives,
which were: Plain front dive, back
dive, back jack knife, plain half twist
and three optional dives.
In the scoring, Larry Garre of
Amarillo won first; W. A. Robert-
son, Amarillo, second; Martin Cluck,
Erick, Okie.., third, and Dick Kelly,
Amarillo, fourth. The Amarillo
youths are proteges of Bob Clark,
former Wheeler athletic Instructor.
Winners in the 40-yard free style
swimming dash were: Larry Garre,
Amarillo, first; Dam a r is Holt,
Wheeler, second, Loyd Gilmore,
stroke, all entrants being from that
Also won by Amarillo was the
medley relay race, with Henry
Blackburn swimming the back
stroke, John Boyce, Amarillo, breast
stroke; Larry Garre, Amarillo, free
Buddy Kopp, Erick young man,
kept the crowd in laughter during
the diving contests with his clown
antics. Arrayed in a bathing suit of
ancient vintage, his dives were orig-
inal, if not graceful. As the entrant
from "Dogpatch,” he covered him-
self with water and glory.
Members of the finance committee
of the milk fund, for which the
water carnival was staged, today ex-
pressed thanks to entrants and con-
testants, Glenn A. Truax and his
Irish band and to every one who had
a part, however small,
the event a success.
Modern engineers have not solved
the puzzle of how the huge stones of •
the Egyptian pyramids were lifted
An Idaho farmer uses cardboard
cats, black on one side and white t
on the other, to frighten away field
mice and birds while his garden
seed are in the ground.
Clean — Sanitary — Courteous
Fred Wood J. C. Reeves
Huey Cook - Clell Gierhart
- Ask About Xervac Treatments -
In the 100-yard free style race, W.
A. Robertson of Amarillo was first;
Damaris holt, Wheeler, second; Bits
Hoover, Amarillo, third.
Henry Blackburn. Amarillo, won
the 100-yard back stroke race, with
Grace Rogers, Amarillo, second, and
Norma Jo Robertson, Amarillo,
Amarillo won the 100-yard breast
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GOOD SWEET MILK
Will pay 40c per pound
Eyes that strain and squint, fighting
for clear vision, are not efficient
eyes. The very effort they exert in
piercing “overbrightness’’ or glare
means a drain of vital nervous en-
ergy that rightfully belongs to other
parts of the body. Such eyes need
the protection of, neutral, glare re-
ducing lenses like Soft-Lite Lenses.
T)OWN at the bottom of the
^ world, where the temperature
(inks regularly to U0 degrees be-
low freezing, the second Byrd
Antarctic Expedition of 1933-35
found a modem ice age at Us
crest; an ice age such as existed
at the top of the world probably
30,000 years ago.
By exploding dynamite and us- |
Ing an echo-sounding device the
expedition was able, for the first
time in history, to determine
thickness of the ice covering.
Commander Richard E. Byrd esti-
mated that the ice sheet at the
South Pole varies from about two
miles in thickness to a few feet.
“Therefore, we think,” said Ad-
miral Byrd in his official report on
his exploration, “that hundreds of
thousands of years ago the ice
that covered many states of this
country probably was as much as
two miles thick.”
The Byrd expedition discovered
and claimed for the United States
a land area as Urge as the com-
bined Atlantic Seaboard states
from Maine to Georgia.
The stamp below was issued In
1933 in connection with the sec-
ond'Byrd Antarctic expedition. In
addition to the postage charge of
3 cants, letters sent to the base
camp, Uttle America, tor cancel-
lation, were charged an additional
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Bones, Percy. The Shamrock Texan (Shamrock, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 70, Ed. 1 Friday, July 30, 1937, newspaper, July 30, 1937; Shamrock, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth526081/m1/2/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Shamrock Public Library.