The Hondo Anvil Herald (Hondo, Tex.), Vol. 65, No. 07, Ed. 1 Friday, August 12, 1949 Page: 2 of 24
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
2. ANVIL HERALD, HmA (MWum Ceewty) T«u» Aug. 12. 1»4»LABOR DAY SHEEP AND
r^~' 7 * GOAT SALE AT BANDERA
The Annual Buck and Ram sale
at Bandera will be held at Mans-
field Park, near Bandera on Mon-
day, Labor Day, September 5th,
according to information received
from H. F. Schlemmer, County
Agricultural Agent of Bandera
County. Sponsored by the Ban-
dera County Livestock JmprovV-
;nient Association, this sale is held
each year to give growers in Ban-
dera County an opportunity to
select their Angora bucks and
breeding rams Horn registered
plucks. Nu auction will be lu M,
WEATHER REPORT FOR
MONTH OF JULY 1949
Temperature F. Highest-102 on
31-lowest 68 on 1st and 30th.
Six rainy days Ra>n
July 2-49 3:00 p. m. th & 1,
few hprd claps
1 n, '
2 :00 p. m. th A L
Nw & N & S. -
6:00 p. m. th- & 1,
4:00 p. m. shower
July 25 5:20 A. M. drtfctly ——
rain from E . 0.06
Total rain for
Since Jan. 1949
Prevailing wind east
3 cloudy days, 14
18 days part clear
PA,N ,N YOUR BAtt
0:28 Indicate that your bladder
July 1-08 \ neyg need attention The $,£*
„ •>., r., flow through them are im>
CIT-ROS will quickly b^t>
fluid, back to normal P""* ^
and gradually the soreness
A new remedy for lumbago •
your druggist $1.00. Get it to/ "
Windrow Drug Stor.
all sales being at private treaty.
Registered breeders who have
rams and bucks for -ale are in-
vited to att.nd the sale. Pen reser-
VatiomL sht-uld be sent either to
H. F. Schlemmer, County Agent,
or Raymond Huh.-, treasure! >t
THREE OF A KIND- Gipsy Lad s Missy, a registered jersey
cow, displays irvt' ei:v r^r • n as Jack Shepherd looks over her
one-day-old triplets at f' n > ?n, Calif. The birth of triplets is
a rarity in bovir-' i Missy's feeling justifiably proud. '
Department of Agriculture
WEEKLY SWING OF FARM MARKETS
Southwest farm products
brought unevenly higher to lower
prices compared to a week ago,
the U, S. Department of Agricul-
ture's Production ar,d-Marhcti-frg
Eggs heLd unchanged • for the
week at norfh Texas markets, but
advanced a cent or two at Denver
and New Orleans. Prices of
spring chickens increased one ,or
two cents at most southwest
markets, and other poultry re-
Lower were Texas watermelons.
Barley rose 4 “ to 5 cents a
bushel for the week, milo 3 cents :
a hundred, and wheat a cent a
bushel. Yellow corn lost 5 4
cents, as other grains showed
little change. No. 1 hard wheat
closed Monday at $2.18'-a to
$2.25 per bushel in bulk carlots
at Texas common points. No. 2
yellow milo ranged from $2.15
to $2.22 a hundred. «
Feed markets snowed strong
trends last week, except for
weakness on wheat millfeeds.
Alfalfa ha> markets displayed a
firm tone, but prairie hay weak-
ened. Light peanut harvesting
continued in south Texas, as sup-
port price of around $204 a ton
Wool trading remained slow\
but mohair buying picked up last
week. Prices advanced 2 cents u
pound to reach 40 cents for
adult mohair and 60 cents for
Dressed meats turned toward
higher values for the week except
the lower grades of beef and veal. •
Slow to fair opening trade Mon-
day found most buyers cautious.
Last week's southwest livestock
receipts changed little from the
Cattle and calves lost $1 to $2
for the week at Houston, but sold
mostly steady to strong at other
southwest markets. Fairly active
markets "Monday continued steady
to strong trends. Beef CpWS rang-
ed from $13 to $16 at Houston,
$14 to $16 at San Antonio,
„ $13.50 to $15 at Fort Worth, and
$14 to, $17.50 at Denver.
Butcher hogs gained mostly 25
to 50 cents for the week and sows
50 cents to $1. Feeder pigs held
unchanged in Texas, arid stock
pigs advanced 50 cents in Okla-
homa. Top butchers brought $22
to $22.75 Monday in Texas and
^Oklahoma and $24 at Denver.
Sheep and lambs declined 50
cents to $1 at_Fort Worth but
gained an equal amount at Okla-
homa City. Top spring lambs
bTTTTrgrr? -5 2 - * M w i * -1. ia1 ■'1111.
$21.75 to $22.25 in Texas and
Oklahoma, and. $2‘3t75 to. $24 at
Denver. Sows brought $17,50 and
down at Texas markets.
Mo-l valla- showed gains for
the week ranging from ,25 cenu
to around $2, but cows lost
similar amounts at San Antonio,
and bulls recorded general dec-
lines. Canner and cutter cows
brought $11.50 to $14.fH) at Hous-
ton, $10 to $13 at San Anton i,
$10 to $13.50 at Fort Worth, and
$12 to $14 at Denver.
Less cattle arrived at Texas and
Oklahoma markets last week than
the week before, but other live-
stock numbers changed little n
the •‘outhwest and midwest.
Pork lost $2 to $6 for the week
as other dressed meat sold weak
Good demand raised prices <>f
candled eggs a cent or two*p«r
dozen and spring chickens a
penny a pound during the pa -t
week. North Texas markets paid
50 to 54 cents a dozen for candled
white eggs and 45 to 18 for mix-
Wool trade was quiet, but Tex-
as reported scattered sales ,of 12,-
months wools around $1.55 to
$1.60 clean basis. Mohair remain-
ed nominally 38 and 58 cents.
High-protein feeds continued
to rise in price this week, as
most other feeds showed little
change. Stronger alfalfa hay
markets contrasted with sagging
prairie hay values. First harvest-
ing of early-planted peanuts be-
gan in south Texas.
Heavy supplies of many sum
mer fruits arid vegetables sold at
lower prices this week. San Luis
Valley pea^ fell to $1.75 a bushel
and northern Colorado potatoes to
around $2 a hundred pounds.
Peaches declined in Arkansas and
Louisiana, and sweet potatoes in
southern Louisiana and east Tex-
All grains except Sorghums,
closed Monday lower than a wet,k
earlier. Losses ranged from'l to 5
cents. Nor 1 hard'ordinary wheat
sold at $2,17 4 a bushel at Texa-
common points. No. 2 yellow
milo brought $2.15 to $2.25 a
Most cotton markets closed
Monday 50 cents to $1 a bale high;
er than a week ago, althougn
Little Rock declined $3.25. Dallas
sold spot middling 15/16 at
30.65; Houston 30.90; Galveston
31.00; New Orleans 31.25, and
LiVtle Rock 31.40.
the Association. No ‘pen charge 5
inade, but exhibitor.- are rogues.- d
to pay a brv commission on all
-ales in lieu of the pen charge.
No show "will be held in con-
nection with the sale. However,
a complete Quarter Horse Show
will be held at the same place,
starting at 1:30 P. M. Dinner will
be served on the grounds by the
Bandera County Home Demon-
At 8:00 P. M„ of the same day.
the Bandera County A. & M .
rodeo will be held at the rodeo
arena at Mansfield Park. Special
events at the rodeo include a cut-
ting and reining contest, open
to all horses entered in the halter w
classes of the Quarter HuVs--
As in the past' all roads lead
to Bandera on Labor Day for
these three big events. A iarge
crowd is expected 'for the full
starting at 1 :30 P. M. The shew
will be held r. the morning. •
ing at 10:00 A. M.
Breeders and growers of Angora
goats are invited to attend thi
event. A number of top qualitv
bucks will be offered for sail*
in the Auction, from some of the
State’s outstanding flocks, in-
eluding M. B. Padgett, of Tarpu v,
Russell Koontz of Bandera, Buster
Halbert of Sonora, Brook--
Sweeten of Rocksprings. Arthur
Davis of Con Can, Joe Brown Ross
of Sonora and others
Interest Exempt From All Present
Federal Taxation ~~
r \ ’ -
We Own And Offer, Subject To Prior Sale:
Horlo Independent School District
2\% 3%, 3',%, Schoolhouse Bonds
2 H rA
• 2H' ^
' 2Vl0 r
3 4 %
, 2.40 .
9 1 78/ (j 1
o . i t) ^
9-1-64; coupon rate thereafter^
Columbian Securities Corporation Of Texas
1604 MILAM BLDG.
San Antonio 5, Texas Telephone-Garfield 5204
ORDERS MAY BE PHONED OR WIRED COLLECT*
markets. Ewes« held steady at
Denver and San Antonio. Goats,
changed little but kids declined.
(Held Over From lui*t Week)
Lower prices for most grains,
fruits and vegetables yojntrasted
with strong markets for most
other farm products during the
past week, the U. S. Department
of Agriculture’? Production and
Marketing Admimstratioi reporl
Sheep and lambs closed tin-
week unchanged to mostly 50
cents higher. Medium to choice
spring lambs ranged from $20 to
$23.50 at Texas and. Oklahoma
markets and around $25 at
Denver Monday. Goats advanced
60 cents at San Antonio.
Advances of 50 cents to $1.25
for the week were general at the
hog markets. Medium weight
butchers turned mainly from
JUNIOR ANGORA SHOW AND
SALE AT KERRVILLE-
The -Annual Junior Angora
Show and Sale will be held at the
Show Barns at Kerrville, on Sat-
urday, August 20th,, according to
information received from R, S.
Mjl'tr, District Agent of the Tex-
n; Extension Service. Trie show,'
which is. open to 1H and FFA
members only, writ be. judged by
Bob D a v i s, Angora breeder
arid County Judge bt Uvalde
Participating in the show will
be -ill and FFA members fron
Bancicra, Sutton, Real. Kerr.
I'/aide, McCullough, Menard,
Edwards,, Kimble, Kendall, and
other counties in the Edwards
Plateau goat country. Member
wdll showr yearling and kid Angora
bucks, and a limited number <f
the goats will he sold at Auction
MEDINA COUNTY MARKET REPORT
The*e price* ere average* paid in Hondo a* of the date* given
Wednesday of thi* Week and Wedne*day of the week previou*. The*e
are not nece***rily offered.
MILO MAIZE, per cwt. ..
HEGIRA, per cwt. ...».......
OATS, 30 LB., per bu.....
WHITE CORN.per bu.....
YELLOW CORN, per bu.
EGGS, white, infertile, 56
EGGS. NO. I
EGGS. NO. 2 .....................
FRYERS, per lb.
HENS, per lb.
ROOSTERS, per lb.
• • o •
Cold Facts Shoulder Roast .... lb. 55e
By E*ky Moe
Wei, folks, ah rrickun you'ns
figgered frum last weeks er fore
that jgle Esky wuz a gunner
\ pull out er sum w h i c h er
'* ways, but ah didn’t do no sush.
Yep. ah wuz perched on thu shoot
thet leeds to the reer end uv iha
igloo an uh kritter like ah neever
seen the likes yv such jes flat dove
hisself thru ‘tween mah lags. Wal,
I’d a given mah chances fer a
sack uv Medina county maze bout
that time, but/stead uv a Sher-
man tank it torned out to be th
durndest . purtest balling kaif
drum th Decker ransh. Then here
com Mrs. whuchuinacailit up with
th ka^-ntrai lor bout three jumps
later. An all this ‘n thet leeds up
to tha rezon ole esky reverserized
his D-sizion; ’n enyhow it's too
cockeyed wet up riourth envways,
at TarpleybergC 'thet is.
Theer wuz sum pow’rful cuttin
up goin on round this snow hank
thiss weak, "must uv been th time
uv th mune er sumthin cuz tn
hole herd wus in with kalves uv
th best kind, there wus Mr. Jack
(Spanish-goat) Weber, frum rite
round th Banderrta bend jest
thiss side uv th -list turn. Then'
kross th meet konter ah s*a\v
Senior Frjtz D. Grot with ’is eye
balls peeled on uh kalf he' vended
tu Vernor (kind-hearted) Muen-
nink fer this beer estalbshmeant.
Yes'n he'd uh used uh chunk uv
it but lie wuz sain' V. p. King
jist wuzn’t ready yet.
VS ell, hears fer further stompin'
to th bettern besi’ uv chompin.
P- S. Now if n ah wuz ta make
uh 1 suggestion, I’d say, LET’S
ALL GO TO TH AUCTION.....
WEDNESDAY TH SEVEN-
TEETH cuz th kalves, kows,
bulls n ducks ‘n eny sich things-
Ml be bought ‘n sole like hot-
kakes. Esky ain't jokin, Les’ go
out’n giy- this ere project tu help
us some help ourselves.
Make Delicious Cookies -N1
in less than 20 Minutes .
COOKIE MIX ^
FOR BROILING OR B. B. Q.
. lb. 35c
BACON, SLAB, 4 OR WHOLE
12. FT. CHEST
¥» I ¥1 I" A 1AA AA
lb. 45 c
Cake Flour .
NO. 2 CAN
, ^ .. 2 for 25c
Dill Pickles .
. qt. bottle 23c
Lindy Peas .
____2 for 29c
NO. 2 CAN
______ 2 for 27c
...... lb. 19c
...... lb. 15c
YELLOW OR WHITE
Egg Plant...........lb. 6c
Lettuce......... Hd. l2?c
See you at the Auction Cucumbers ... 2 lbs. for 15c
DRESSED BEEF & HOG REPORT
WHOLESALE PRICES ONLY: FOR DEEP FREEZES. LOCKERS,
VEAL b-by-Beef or Young Voal) per lb
£ or whole carcass (all cuts) 40C
Pl'k^rpeik (r0“nd' l0"’- •r-BonV'.' .iimp. “ - ^
hambu^er) '*XBT3SSr TUT.......... ,*
Peak, soupbone) ........rUmp* p,ke B 52c
Riho ^ Steakl roast- veaf chops)......... Uc
Ribs & Shanks (shorts ribs, roll roast
80UP hones) ....... ’ - 37c
CORN FED HOGS -----------------------
H or whole hog (all cut* ________ 29c
Pork Loins (chops)
Back Fat (lard)
Head (jowls on)
Fresh Bacon _____
H or whole mutton
Hondo Locker Plant & IGA G
Here’s what’s next.
This issue can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Newspaper.
David, Allen. The Hondo Anvil Herald (Hondo, Tex.), Vol. 65, No. 07, Ed. 1 Friday, August 12, 1949, newspaper, August 12, 1949; Hondo, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth648577/m1/2/: accessed May 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hondo Public Library.