The Shamrock Texan (Shamrock, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 123, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 30, 1937 Page: 4 of 8
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Texas Cotton Farmers To
Receive 9 Cents An Hour
For Their Work This Year
AUSTIN — Texas cotton farmers
this year will receive nine cents an
hour for their work.
That statement was made by J. E.
McDonald, State Commissioner of
Agriculture, in discussing plans for
• trip to Montgomery, Alabama,
for a conference with Governor
Bibb Graves and Agricultural Of-
ficials of that state on the Domes-
tic Allotment Plan.
It takes an average of 250 man!
Conference Sunday the 26th, withi
Congressman Marvin Jones, Chair- j
man of the House Agricultural j
Committee will round out a busy
week for Texas'
(Continued from Page One)
when it recon-
hours to produce and harvest a bale j on the high court
of cotton, and it is a fact that the I venes Monday,
price per pound a farmer receives; Fressed for a further statement,
for his cotton equals the price per j Justice Black said:
hour he receives for (his work, the1 “If I make a statement, I will
Commissioner stated. > make it publicly so the people can
“It is a travesty on the intellig-: hear it and can understand what
ence of the American people to al- j I say, because some portion of the
low a bale of our cotton to be sold | press might decide not to publish
for domestic consumption at less1 what I said.”
than 20 cents per pound,” Me- ■ When a reporter for the Post-
Donald declared. The average price i Gazette handed him a stack of pa-
of cotton for the past 10 years,! pers with the remark: "I wonder
1921 to 1938 Inclusive, is 20.31, or | if you would care for this series of
By Mrs. Lizzie Gargls
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Finch Jr., re-
turned from California last Thurs-
Goldie Van Huss is absent from
school on account of sickness.
Mr. and Mrs. Jessie White were
week-end guests of Mr, and Mrs.
J. B. Van Huss.
Mrs. T. p. Green is spending the
week with Mi-, and Mrs. Lewis
Green at Roundup.
Will Shirley Be 14 Unions Band-
Beauty of 1946?
(Continued from Page One)
F. E. Overton decided not to wait
until Saturday night for a bath, |
and when he stepped into the tub
Wednesday evening, fell and receiv-
ed serious head and foot injuries,
according to him ... he is n^w on
the hunt for a padded tub.
$101.55 per bale, in terms of a 100-
cent dollar, it was pointed out. At
present, however, the price is nine
cents, or *45 per bale, on the basis
of a 59-cent dollar.
“I am grieved,” Mr. McDonald
said, “to think of our farmers and
share croppers having to produce
cotton at this ridiculously low
price.” The nine cents per pound,
it was estimated, the share cropper
stories published by the Post-Ga- j
zette” Black snapped:
“You take that back to Mr. Block.” I
Accusations-that Associate Jus-
tice Hugo L. Black of the Su-
preme Court is a life member of
the Ku Klux Klan also turned
attention on William Fort, above,
special assistant U. S. attorney
general and Black’s former law
partner. Fort was associated
with Black at the time of the
justice's purported Klan affilia-
tion and was said to be in a
position to know whether Black
was and is a Klan member.
Thus far Fort has been silent.
Paul Block is the publisher of the I court mcets, Black would not say.
In addition to the reporters, a
Tlie National Bioadcasting Com-; small group of intimate friends met
pany revealed it had offered its fa-, Black aboard ship today.
cilities to the jurist, and that they
had not been declined. ! Utter silence greeted an rexer
•■Thanks for the offer. Will inform “ces td the •*** Klan member-
you if I desire to avail myself of it,” a »
who furnishes only labor gets about! he radioed from the ship last night.; a special question
$22.50 for his bale of cotton. Ini President Roosevelt appointed
other words, the average tenant far- j Black, then a member of the Sen-
mer, raising ten bales of cotton, lias j ate, to the high bench soon after
an income of $250.00 to show for
this year’s work.
“A fair cotton price could be at-
tained and maintained Commission-
er McDonald asserted, “through ad-
option and wise administration of
the Domestic Allotment Plan.”
“Government curtailment of cot-
ton will bring disaster to American
agriculture through unemployment
and loss of foreign markets.”
‘The Domestic Allotment Plan, on
tlie other hand, would stimulate
Black had been or was a
member of “the invisible empire.”
“Whom are you with” Black re-
the defeat of his bill to provide new ] torted.
justices on the court, ; The reporter identified himself.
Ignoring charges of Klan mem- j Black then sald he ha4 made the
bership made in debate, the Senate ] on]y statement he intended to make
quickly voted confirmation. , today.
Miss Ideile Isaacs and Mrs. Liz-
zie Gargis attended teachers meet-
ing in Wellington Saturday.
Mrs. Bettie Burt spent Saturday
with Mi's. w. W. Franklin at Doz-
Shoppers from this community in
Shamrock Saturday were: Mr. and
Mrs. J. B. Van Huss, Mr. and Mrs.
J. S. Barber, Mr. and Mrs. T. P.
Green, Mi-, and Mrs. Smith Guynes,
F. M. Schoonover and family, Mr.
and Mrs. Neylon Morgan. Mr. and
Mrs. Mark Parrish, and Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Washam.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Ruff and son
Joe, visited witli Mr. and Mrs. Shel-
by Ruff, Sunday.
This morning we saw a little boy
drop a bottle of milk on the pave-
ment and it didn’t break. . .we were
more astonished than the boy who
grabbed the bottle and tore out for
home . . . our experience has been
of the type more disastrous to
gently place a dozen eggs on a
curb for a minutes rest, was to see
ail 12 fall apart.
Mr. and Mrs. Matt Clay in a con-
ference up town this morning . . .
Mrs. Carl Linkey exhausted from
trying to buy her husband some pa-
jamas “that weren’t loud, and have
very little, if any, color at all!” . . .
Mrs. D. C. Evans advising us never
Mr. and Mr, Kinney McCarty I to "send a l™sdand shopping, you
and Miss Annie Parrish of Sham- iust ,have to do the whoIe thin&
rock were Sunday guests of Mr. and j over*’
Mrs. Mark Parrish.
C. B. Sioss and family recently of j
the Bethel community, have moved ;
to the farm of Miss Annie Parrish, j
Frank Washum and family have!
moved to Shamrock.
Magic City News
Black took the oath of office and
hastened to Europe. The appearance
of the Post-Gazette articles sent re-
The word “cathedral” is derived
instructions at his London hotel
that he was to have no visitors and
telephone calls, and finally left for
the countryside. Later he cancelled
delivered their ora-
By Mrs. W. R. Thornton
Mr-, and Mrs. Essie Hicks visited j
I Mrs. Hick's mother, Mrs J. D. Mar-
J tin, Monday.
| Mrs. Chas. Wells, Mrs. A. H. Moore,,
! Mrs. Bryan Johnston and Mrs. Theo '
of j Scott attended church at Keiler-
ville Tuesday evening.
Mr's. J. R. Cardwell is on the
sick list this week.
Mrs. Valdee Brown and children i
of the Plainview community, visit- j
ed in the Theo Seott home Monday.
Miss Zenith. Bumpers spent Wed-
I nesday night in the L. C. Burcham
Mr. and Mrs. Odie B. j home.
San Francisco, Calif., i Mrs. Jess Redd, who has been ill
production of agricultural goods for; reservations on a prominent liner
sale abroad, this providing employ-
ment for a great army of farm la-
borers,” McDonald declared.
Following the Alabama Confer-
ence McDonald will drive to Iowa
Park, Texas, where he has accepted
an invitation to attend the Wichita
County Fair Saturday, the 25th. A
to return unexpectedly on the City
Friends Meet Black
President Roosevelt had left on
his Western trip and Black's return
found them the width of a contin-
ent apart. Whether he would get in
touch with the President before the
Section land, ideal for stock
farm. Good improvements, 150
acres in cultivation, running wa-
ter, balance grass, at a bargain
if sold at once,
i. B. ZEIGLEB.
Friday & Saturday
MUSTARD, quart - -
10c | CATSUP, 2 bottles - 25c
3 cans 25c
BRIMFUL OATS, 1
cr I NORMANDY TISSUE,
L JV/ j With wash (.|oth 3 ro,|s
OUR PRICES ON APPLES BY PECK AND DOZEN
2 LBS. for ■
?5C I VIENNA SAUSAGE, 5C
Brimful Peas aETk,—. - 25c
SLICED BACON, Swift’s, lb.
Lb. ...........................................* | 2 lbs. ____________
Miss Clara Faye Carpenter
Lubbock is visiting her sister, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Johnson and
son, Joe, -visited in the M. R. Nudse
home in Borger, this week-end.
Mrs. C. A Hodges has returned
from a weeks visit in Portales, N
were surprised to learn that they
are the parents of a baby girl. Mr.
and Mrs, Walker had lived here
Mrs. R. L. McDonald will visit
friends in Sunray, Saturdaly.
Leland Caldwell of Canadian vis-
ited bis wife, teacher here, this
Mr. and Mrs. ' Buck” Cordell, Ole- j
ta and J. W„ attended the wedding j
of his nephew. Lawrence Chastain
oi Chattuck, Ok!a.
Miss Willie Jean Norwood spent1
the week-end visiting in Lefors. t
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Harris of I
Oklahoma City are visiting his fa-1
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Payte of Scuth
Bend, Kas., visited in the C. B Mc-
Coy home Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Hughes had
as their week-end guests, Mrs. |
Hughes’ mother, Mrs. Mason of
Rockwell, and Mr, and Mrs. Sam ;
Mason of Dallas.
Mr. and Mrs. Max Covey and
daughter, Lois, visited Mr. and Mrs.1
E. E. O'Neal Sunday.
Mr. Willard and Bill Cain of |
Shamrock were Magic City callers
Misses Marion Smith and Marilyn |
Johnson were Shamrock shoppers
Miss Orlien Marrs of McLean vis-
ited her mother this week-end.
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Wilson and
said, announcing his union wouli
back ouster proceedings to the limit.
Immediately after the burly car-
penter declared himself for the
purge, smaller unions, gathered at
pre-convention metings, climbed on ,,
the expulsion band-wagon. • *
A high official of the federa- 5
tion estimated that 14 of the prin- |i
cipal A. F. of L. units—representing 3|i
over 8,009 votes — had decided to iji
oust the rebel faction.
32,000 Votes Seen *
Frank Morrison, secretary-treas- ■ tj
urer of the federation, said he be- £-4
lieved approximately 32,000 votes '
would be cast during convention i
The only real stumbling bloc's * j
facing C. I. O. enemies was the un-
certainty prevailing that any resolu- .•;!
tion demanding the ouster would be j:
placed before the convention. If the I
issue i.s not presented to the resolu-
tions committee in customary form * 1
it may not officially arise.
JOHNSTON RADIO SHOP
East Third Street
Get your radio in shape by per-
sonal praetica! radio service.
I am now equipped to renovate
and de-moth your piano as well
" as tune it.
Same dimples, same blond curls,
same pert noses and same devas-
tating glances. Will Shirley Temple
be the Miss America of 1946? Well,
anyway, as you may see by compar-
ing these two pictures, Shirley,
above at 8 years, is a mighty fair
duplicate of Bette Cooper, below at
17, the Miss America of 1937.
GLENN A. TRUAX
for several weeks, is still in a criti-
Those from our community who
attended the Brotherhood meeting
at Lefors Tuesday night were: Mes-
ers. C. W. Wells, Theo Scott, J. L.
Newton, Bryant Johnston, Joe Kil-
j man and son, Joe, Jr„ Bob Fuller,
and son, J. D., Jack Isaacs, A H.
Moore and son, L. P„ and Reverend
C. C. Warford and son, Odelle.
Ray Thornton is on ihp sick list
Mr. and Mrs. Jess Hicks and
small son of Heald, visited with her
mcthri-, Mrs. Stubbs. Sunday.
Those attending the all-day state
mission program at the Baptist
church Monday, were: Mesdames
Warford, Newton, Wells, Singleton,
Johnston, , Kirby, Moore, Terry,
Honrs. Scott. Isaacs, Thornton and
Mrs. Stubbs spent Wednesday
night in the home of her daughter.
Mrs. Jess Hicks of Heald.
TEXAN ADS GET RESULTS!
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?
Todt Hill, on Staten Island, ele-
vation 430 feet, is the highest point
on the Atlantic coast between
Maine and Rio de Janerio.
daughter, Ann, have moved to
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Hughes and
Mrs, C. B. McCoy will attend the
Presbytery at Siiverton Thursday.
DAILY NEEDS IN EVERY OFFICE
25c to 40c
S PRICES J
This is the fastest growing business in town. We have
enlarged our store and have it jamful of groceries
and meats. Come and see the many values we can
offer with our low operating expense. Our store may
not look big but we have the merchandise. We deliver
anywhere in town.
COMPOUND c;LL- 85c
(This Price Good Until Market Changes)
DID YOU KNOW . . .
that aiter exhaustive and
repeated tests, under different intensities of light and at
varying distances, the Bureau of Standards determined
that Black on Light Yellow was superior to all other color
combinations for sharp definition and legibility?
IN PLAIN WORDS .. .
did you know that you can
look at black figures on yellow surface with less eye
strain and practically no blurring?
THAT'S THE REASON . . .
we sell Canary and
Butt Bond Columnar Pads. Save your eyes with this truly
flue paper. Canary Bond with red and blue ruling or
Buff Bond with brown and green ruling. Wide variety
of sizes. Three to thirty columns. Indispensable for
accounting, analysis, and record work.
The Shamrock Texan
Office Supplies — Commercial Printing
TOMATOES £.1 --7c
OR SPAGHETTI. 7 boxes
CHOCOLATE SYRUP, JQc
Hershev’s, 16-o/. can
Farmers, we still have plenty of it!
PER BALL ...................................
Beef, lb .............................
Good cuts, tb
GtOCERr ( MARKET
Corner N. Main & 8th Streets
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Bones, Percy. The Shamrock Texan (Shamrock, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 123, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 30, 1937, newspaper, September 30, 1937; Shamrock, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth526387/m1/4/: accessed February 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Shamrock Public Library.