The Denison Press (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 16, Ed. 1 Friday, October 10, 1947 Page: 3 of 6
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1947
I Denison Grain
j Changes Name
f Adds Lines
I A change of name from Deni-
son Grain Co., to Feed Products
and the appointment of Feed Pro-
ducts as sales representative for
the installation and handling of
Kelly Duplex Mill machinery has
been announced this week by
Robert Maurice lirooks, manager.
A division of the Transit Grain
Co., at Fort Worth, Feed Products
is the entire manufacturing plant
for the parent company, has now
discontinued the manufacture of
mixed feeds, and will operate
strictly on a wholesale basis sell-
ing their products to manufactur-
ers of feed. The change of name
was announced as effective Sep-
Purchased February 11, 1947,
from Knaur Grain Co., the firm
immediately increased plant fa-
cilities and operating personnel,
and now ships its products
throughout the United States and
to foreign countries. The firm’s
products such as Vit-a-Way min-
eral fortified, Snytha, VPM con-
troller concentrate, M-9, Vita-A-
Way Ready Mix and many types
of bulk and sacked grains are
well-known in all parts of the
country. Extensive remodeling of
the plant and equipment has been
in progress for a number of
months, and further improvements
are being planned as required, ac-
cording to Mr. lirooks. Installation
M of Mill machinery at Dardanelle,
™ Arkansas for ttie Arkansas Valley
Feed Mill, is now in progress un-
der the supervision of Sam Ross,
Executive and administrative
personnel other than Mr. Brooks,
include Olin Seal, bookkeeper,
formerly with Morrison Milling
Co., at Denton, Texas, and Mr.
Ross, mill superintendent. A total
of 19 peoples are employed by the
Sheriff’s Report for
Month of September
Sheriff Prod Prestage made his
usual monthly report this week,
which gives in detail activities
his department and informs
tux payers as to what they are
getting for their money from his
department. The report in detail
Property reported stolen valued
Sheriff’s fees earned and paid
to county treasurer $673.C3.
Fines and costs collected and
paid to county clerk $1640.00.
Calls answered ............
Civil processes served 13n
Arrests made and classified:
Car theft .... 1
Driving while intoxicated .. 14
Violation liquor law ..... 1'
No operators license
Drunk ...................... 21
Disturbance . "
Hit and run
Theft under $30
_ Aggravated assault '
■ Vagrancy ............................ '
Other departments 'r’
Wife, child desertion .2
Carrying concealed weapons 1
Assault with motor vehicle .. 1
Negligent homicide 1
Violation hiway laws ........... 1
Total ................... 84
THE DENISON PRESS, DENISON, TEXAS
The Newland Manufacturing
Co., makers of Venetian blinds
and owned and operated by Cecil
Newland, reports that the business
since it was opened some two
years back, has increased in its
scope of service until today he has
clients and agent* totaling more
The Nesyland plant is located
at 011 South Armstrong avenue.
A full staff of worker* i* main-
tained, and gradually the business
calls for additional help. The line
of products turned out by the
Newland company include wood,
steel and aluminum and are made
in a variety of shade* with tape
and cord to mutch. The company
sells to dealers only.
Mr. Newland is active
affairs and ib president
D’nison Booster club.
FIRE DESTROYS HOME
A two-room house at 930 East
Nelson stret was burned to the
ground late Saturday afternoon,
the blaze being started when an
oil cook stove exploded. The house
was the property of Ruby Mae
Fire Chief Pat Lawe warned
that with winter approaching all
flues and stoves and connections
should be carefully inspected. The
department will gladly furnish this
Price Control Not
Answer To Current
Pains, Timm Says
A return to nation-wide gov-
ernment price control is not the
solution to the nation’s economic
pains, in the opinion of Tyrus R.
Timm, Economist of the Texas A.
&. M. College Extension Service.
There is no quick solution, says
Timm, that may he counted on in
terms of days, weeks or maybe
even months. It may be a matter
The economist believes that the
country, as an alternative, can
go through the current transition-
al period and secure a more sound
economics footing only by shrewd
and frugal family use of house-
hold and business resource*, and
the close cooperation of the pub-
lic with the government on pro-
grams which present laws permit.
Timm, during a part of the war
Denisonians To Get
Tax Statements Soon
TCH. J. B. GASTON WITH
EIGHTH ARMY IN JAPAN
Technician Fifth Grade Jim B.
Gaston, son of Mr. and Mrs. James
D. Gaston of Route 5, Denison,
Texas, is now serving with the
American army of occupation in
jlapan. T-5 Gaston is a member
of the 73rd Engineer Light Equip-
ment Company, a unit of I Corps
th eoccupation force in southern
Japan and the island of Kyushu,
commanded by Maj. Gen. R. B.
Woodruff; where he is a clerk in
the unit’s supply and maintenance
shop. His primary job is to keep
records of parts on hand, and re-
quisition new ones to replace
worn out or broken parts.
T-5 Gaston enlisted in the Unit-
ed States army on 30 June, 1946
at Rarksdale Field, Louisiana, and
upon successful completion of
basic engineer training at Fort
Lewis, Washington, was shipped
overseas in November, 1946. Prior
to entering the service he attend-
According to plans of the city
tax office, statements of 1947
taxes will be mailed out within a|
few days by City Assessor and
Collector Walter ,Lebrecht. The
rate will be the same as last year, J
since any increase in the rates
passed this year will not operate
until next year’s tax paying time.
Also the county tax list will he
mailed within a few days, accord-
ing to Robert Dean, county asses-
sor and collector. Payments may
be made now if desired at the
county tax offices in Sherman.
The Denison branch office will be
open as usual for receiving taxes,
it is planned.
State taxes this year are 72
cents on the $100 valuation. The
rate in 1946 was 37 cents. The
county rate is the same as last
year, 95 cents. Deadline for pay-
ing city taxes is Dec. 31, and for
paying state and county taxes,
period, was on leave from the col-
lege to serve as agricultural rela-
tions advisor to Chester Bowles,
then national administrator of the
Olfice of Price Administration.
“You can’t close down price
control regulation as you would a
theatre and then re-open with the
same show,” says Timm, explain-
ing that price-eost relationships
change swiftly and that the widely
talked price control return would
cull for long months of writing
thousands of new regulations and
making numerous new cost stu-
dies. That phase of a new price
control bill would, alone, lie u
time-consuming and cosily head
ache, says Timm, that looms as a
big point against price control re-
There, is also the question of
getting a new control law through
the congress, the economist con-
tinues. How long, he asks, would
it take to push a generally fair
end equitable law through Doth
the house and the senate? “Surely
there is even less agreement today
upon the provisions which should
be included in a price control act
than there was in the war years,
when, on one occasion, haggling
was so long and drawn that it
took an airplane to get the Presi-
dent’s signature in time to keep
the law from lapsing.”
Another draw back, says Timm,
is the fact that it would be prac-
ticully impossible to gather enough
businessmen and Others who have
the “know-how” and who held
key position in the old
tiol program. Those men
have been the answer, but that,”
the economist says, “is spilled milk
and tears won’t cure the ills.”
What can folks do to lighten
the shock of high prices and high
costs during these months ahead?
Timm says a lot of folks ure in
price con- somewhat the same position as thej
who average farmers from the dupres-
domestic emergencies and foreign J pect abrupt farm price drop, It
shipments, in keeping wages from I is probably that within the next
getting out of line, and in using years that prices of the thing*
its fiscal and monetary power's. farmers buy will go up higher,
Timm sounds a word of caution j stay up longer and likely not drop
to American farm families, “Al- as far as price on things that the
though there is no reason to ex-1 fanner ,-ells.” _
served the government faithfully jsion right on up until the war
during the war period are now j broke out. They had to get along
busy meeting the troublesome the best they (ould 'with what
transition period problems of their j they had. It was tough, but they
own firms. Others who held re-]got by and kept their farms go-
sponsible price control positions jng.
are now in key jobs in other There is still room in many in-
fields. "Price control may n he! dividual households and businesses
a science," says Timm, "but therelfoi better planning and fuller and
is much for new-comers to learn | more efficient use of all goods and
before they can put a fair and j services at hand. This goes be-
squaro price control program he yond efficent use to household
for the people." supplies, transportation and fi-
He brings up the usually un- uancial resource . As a partner in
derestlmated enforcement prob- the inflation fight, the govem-
lem. To what degree would thejment, Timm believes, needs to be
program get compliance? non more aggressive in getting
“A skeleton organization held larger farm and industrial pro-
over from the old price control j deletion, in securing better distri-
system to handle important price l.ution of present supplies of food
emergencies on basic item; might end other good . in correlating
711 S. Mirick
HARRY E. KAIN
125 W. Main St.
Lettermen of Jackets
A total of eight 1946 lettermen
of the Denison Yellow Jackets
were given sweaters at a special
meeting of high school students in
the auditorium Friday.
The event was presided over by
Coach Les Cranfill, who had the
Denison high school and farm- ] young men line up on the stage
his futher's farm near Deni- and made the presentation,
son. j Those receiving the coveted
He wears the occupation ribbon sweaters were Melvin Denny, Bob
with the Japanclasp and the World | Phillips, George McMilan, Robert
Lillian Handy Cavender
I. R. HANDY
Launclerers, Cleaners, and Dyers
ft S l
We Make It
Our laundry and cleaning department is equipped
with just the right kind of machine rv to do the job
as it should be done on your favorite garment. We
make them last longer by treating them right. Try
Launderers 0 Cleaners ® Dyers
314-318 Woodard Phone 716
War II victory medal.
I Crump, Teddy Ball, Billy Lamb,
Buddy Nevil and Raymond Beine. j
GIRL RESERVES HOLD
ANNUAL "SWING IN"
TO RECEIVE NEW GROUP
Dairy cows don’t need horns. I
] Dehorning them as calves make* 5
I dairying safer for both the dairy-!
22 7 W. CHEST NUT ST.
Ninety per cent of all destruc-
tive fires that occur in the Unit-
ed States are preventable._
I II It 11II
The annual “swing in” held by 1 man and the animals.
the Girl Reserves of the Denison
high school was held Thursday
night at Burns Run at 8 o’clock,
the older girls receiving several
new members into the circle.
They wore their crisp white uni-
forms, tics and pins. At Denison
high at 5:00, the girls met to re-
ceive rides from their parents and
The older girls formed a circle
around the formation of a triangle
made by the younger girls coming
in. The older girls swung the new
members into their circle.
The Boy Scouts were on hand
to help if needed. The Girl Re-
serves is a group of young wom-
en who are studying the acts of
club work and the act of
true friends and girls.
Winter will soon be here and you will be ready
for it if you will call in our service men and let
them check over all connections, pipes, stoves
and electrical equipment.
Only a small expense now will save you
plenty in the days ahead.
BETTER ACT TODAY!
Woodard OALlJVV* i S 32
No matter what the needs in the
homo in the line of drugs and other
articles carried in an up-to-date
drug store, you will always find
them at our store.
Our staff of clerks and registered
pharmacists always have upper-
most in their thinking the kind of
service always given at the King-
TP&L S ELECTRIFIED
TEXAS STATE FAIR
When you visit the Texas State l air at Dallas, October 4th through
19th, be sure to see the numerous displays of electrical appliances
at the “World of Tomorrow” exhibit in the Main Exposition Build-
ing just north of the Esplanade. This mammoth exhibit features the
latest developments in electric refrigerators, home freezers, ranges,
washers, food mixers, sweepers, and the many other timc-and-labor-
saving appliances for the home. You will find Texas Power & Light
Company’s booth in this exhibit next to the large sphere.
A special added attraction for Fair visitors is the Texas Power &
Light Company’s Modern Electrified Farm Exhibit, located in the
east end of the Agricultural Building just north of the Cotton Bowl.
This exhibit displays in operation electric appliances for the farm
and farm home. You are urged to stop at this Farm Exhibit and relax
while listening to pleasant music from the electric organ.
Bofh TP6L booths are tor your convenience when you
visit the Fair. Make them your headquarters. Our special
representatives will be at your service.
KINGSTON DRUG STORE
.. . m
Mrs. C. D. Kingston
Chas. H. Harris
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Anderson, LeRoy M. The Denison Press (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 16, Ed. 1 Friday, October 10, 1947, newspaper, October 10, 1947; Denison, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth527246/m1/3/?q=Herald%20Democrat: accessed April 10, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Grayson County Frontier Village.