The Southwest Citizen (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 49, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 16, 1950 Page: 2 of 28
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THE CITIZEN, THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 1950
THE CITIZEN Beautification Contest
Judging To Start Today
The Southwest edition of The Citiien it a publication o1 Newt, Inc.
Glenn H. McCarthy, pretldent and chairman ol the board. Howard
W. Greenwood, rice president; A. G. McNeeee. vice pretldent; Ralph
Frietner. tecretary and treasurer; John H. Murphy, editorial director;
A. Pat Daniels, executive editor; William Suhler, butinett manager.
The Southwest Citiien is published Thursday.
The Southwest Citiien editorial, advertising and circulation offices at
8707 Kirby Dr„ Houston 5. Texas. Telephone KEystone 1181. Publishing
plant at 7113 Harrisburg Blvd. Ward Fleck advertising manager; lane* Carroll,
new* editor; Norma Baillie, Evorene Hardy, women's editor*.
Main office of News, Inc., are located at 7113-19 Harrisburg Bird.
Telephone exchange WEntworth 7621.
For circulation Information call WEntworth 7621.
(Continued F’- ’’age One) j "These children will take
5 new city Our city is old. We home chock shoots which will
iused to be called ‘filthy-delphia.’l hf|p householders not only clean
jBut we have started such a city-
jwide movement to clean up our
sancient city that we are getting
up but also make their homes
safer.” said Mr. Odell.
"If we get good cooperation
Ithese check sheets, we know that
Houston will make a good showing
Loren B. Odell, chairman of theijn the nationwide (city beauti-j
Houston Beautiful campaign this ful) contest which Philadelphia!
year under the general direction;has now won twice in a row.1
of Mr. Webb’s permanent commit- w* think we can win the con-
tact tKic v
The feeling of gratitude is a
pleasant feeling — one that it
is nice to share.
The Girl Scouts of the West
University neighborhood are
feeling particularly grateful
these days, so much so that we
would like to share our feeling.
The John R. Burkett - Bever-
ly E. Miller American legion
Post No. 77 and Auxiliary are
responsible for this nice feeling.
We were seeking a sponsor and
in the Legion and Auxiliary we
have found the utmost in co-
operation and kindly under-
standing. Each wish of ours has
For Windows, Doors and
FOR FREE ESTIMATES
tee. complimented the success to
date of the neighborhood block
been their command. They have improvement contest, and said that
test this year for Houston.”
gone far beyond merely grant-
ing our requests. It is a splen-
did example of co-operation and
We appreciate it and take this
opporunity to say thank you. We
would like for all the people of
our neighborhood to know what
a fine group is the Legion and
the Legion Auxiliary.
Mrs. Ross V. Lahr.
he hoped householders everywhere
would cooperate with the 106.000
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Rice Institute's beauteous Alice,
Jan Flack was presented as j
•Queen Houston Beautiful" at the;
luncheon by Roger Jeffrey, chair-!
man of the Jaycee committeej
which supervised her election. '
r rdT " *
The Houston Retail Merchants Association, at one of the most successful annual meetings in
its history, announced the reelection of all officers for the 1950 term. Stanley Shipnes, right, gen-
eral manager of Sears, Roebuck in Houston, was reelected president, as were Tobias Sakowitz,
center, secretary-treasurer, and Ralph Rupley, left, vice-president.
Members of Frank Burns Post
No. 5619, VFW, will elect new
!officers at the post's regular meet-
ing Friday, March 24. at Bellaire
Community House. Commander
Lionel C. Badeaux announced.
A slate of candidates has been
submitted by the nominating com-
mittee. It includes:
M. C. Bozarth and Bernard Rob-
erts, commander: Raymond R.
Burns, William H. Sandford and
Grady Smith, senior vice com-
mander; Berney Lesher and Bruce
Woodcock, junior vice commander;
j Jerry Dudley and F. F. Mays,
quartermaster; Frank J. Ney, chap-
Jlain; Mr. Dudley, Mr. Smith and
!Roberts, post judge advocate: Dr.
j Fred W. Hughes, post surgeon.
|the past year has more been done
for the crippled, for the needy,
for the aged and for all those who
INTER-CITY FREIGHT lneed helP? From memory we can
_ , ,Q.p fiA? count a staggering sum of money
Ra.h-oaris m 1948 moved 64.2 has b„en given by our
per cent of the commercial inter- hy citiMn, to various human-
c tv freight traffic of this country: .
, , ,. ., itarian projects.
' inland waterways, including the ^
Great Lakes, 15.3 per cent; pipe- Wp are g wealthy city by any
lines, 11.8 per cent; and for-h.re s(andard yQU want t0 apply. That
and private trucks on the high-; wjde publicity „n
ways, 8.7 per cent. |over the nation. The economists
KILL THE RATS pee us in the terms of construe-
Don't let the rats waste your tton. of oil wealth, or chemical in-
feed and food. Kill them with dustr.es and so on. But men like.
Poison bait. Entomologists recom- the brakes and Felds and Simp-]
mend fortified red squill-in ^ t0 another wealth that.
either powder or liquid form-.. ,he «onom.sts °«rlook- Hou;i
i , , , . ton is a city that has more than
the safest rat poison to use around lun ; . . _ „ J
. its share of people who are not
just wealthy in dollars and cents.; ft
1 they are rich in the knowledge and; *
practice of their desire to help!
others, to share not only their for-
tunes generously, but their broth-
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16th 17th 18th
9 A.M. TO 9 P.M.
600 x 16
THE HOUSTON CENTRAL LIONS CLUB
Now Plaving Through March 26, Music Hall
Box Office Now Open—Bond's, 811 Main Street
Evening! 8:15 p.m.
Matinees 2:00 p.m.
VheOridinal BLACK HILLS
3 -uAll ^
III JOSEF MEIER
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111 7, and I
Prices, evenings and Sunday
matinees. $3.60, $3 00. $2.40. $1.30,
$1.20. All seats reserved—Prices
Special student matinees,
March 15th. 16th. 17th, 20th,
21th. 22nd, 23rd. 24th.
Students 60c, adult* *1.80, tax
Included No seats reserved.
Evening of March 23rd and
matinees. Marrh 17th and 24th.
Reserved for Colored
Mail orders accepted at Bond s
811 Main. Make checks payable
to the Lions Club Passion Play,
include self-addressed, stamped
envelope with check or money
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The charts and graphs won’t
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Before forgetting about those
combine and baler engines for the
rest of the winter, drain the car-
buretor and gas tank. The high
gum content of gasoline left in
combine and baler carburetors
'land gasoline tanks over the winter
(is credited with all the valve trou-j
ble on these engines.
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Murphy, John H. & Carroll, Jim. The Southwest Citizen (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 49, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 16, 1950, newspaper, March 16, 1950; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth566178/m1/2/: accessed January 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bellaire Friends Library & Historical Society.