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-4- .memo RECORD, Monday. Au«u 1 }Z, ■l'"7
Om Way To Cut Debt
““The w»y to resume is to resume.” These words end-
•d a controversy that shook the country after the Civil >
War. Then Uncle Sam was paying the interest on bonds
not in gold coin, as formerly, but in greenbacks. j
In 1875 the Resumption Act was passed, providing:
that gold payments be resumed in 1879. When Secretary]
of the Treasury John Sherman was asked how he planned ,
to start the new policy, he said, 'The way to resume is to1
Sen. Leverett Saltonstall of Massachusetts has not, j
ao far as is known, said, “The way to reduce our debt is to:
reduee It.” He is, however, acting along these lines. H'sl,,ardvv uc st0,e‘ 'Vhcn we check‘
ed we found he had embedded
3£- ru; is t; irgug: : ti it middle of the
Dave Kanffman said he was
laying a cornerstone Saturday in
the concrete loading deck back
of the new addition to Andcr's
new bill would require the United States to apply tw.> per j
cent of our net revenue In 1958 toward debt reduction. In j
1959 three per cent would be taken, in 1960 four per cent, j
and In 1981 and thereafter five per cent. In the event of
war or some special financial stringency, the plan might
penny in the newly laid concrete.
Otis W. Smith burning the mid-
nite oil Saturday installing new
plumbing for a new kitchen at
the Royal Cafe on East Main
The merit of this device is that it operates without j u^*va**Un!‘ue renoVdUon is
special congressional action, it would take active inter-
ference by Congress to stop it. Perhaps the way to reduce
Is to reduce.
Democratic women leaders from 15 states heard re-
cently at a party symposium that their party was gain-
ing adherents from a new quarter. This is the suburban
areas of large cities, heretofore the most strongly Re-
publican regions in the nation.
Figures show that in Newton and Brookline, Mass.,
the suburban homes of many wealthy Bostonians, Dem-
ocratic strength grew between 1952 and 1956. It went up
from 32 to, 36 per eent in Newton, and from 40 to 46 per
cent In Brookline.
One persuasive explanation of this phenomenon, to
the extent that it does exist, is that city residents have
been moving out into the suburbs. For a time, at least,
they carry their former party affiliations with them
Opponents of this idea argue that many Democratic new
arrivals in suburbs soon take party coloration from their
It will take more than one or two elections to prove
which of these two conflicting interpretations Is correct.
Eill Burt making a flatJi run
out to the Ben Farmer home
last week when he heard a grass
file was making headway toward
the house from the highway. Ben
and Ellen Farmer and Utts Car-
penter Joined in and soon the fire
was out, but Bill was pretty
pooped as he made his way to
the bus station.
Doll Peavy Heisig of El Paso
surprising her mother by driving
in Saturday morning for a brief
Th? Chinese, who invented
lemonade some 500 years ago,
called the lemon “li-mung
meaning “health to women”,
lot of people drink a cup of pip-
ing hot lemon Juice and water
every morning “for toning and
10. Sports ring
13. Pointed arch
13. Wise men
IT. Stall drink
IS. Shrub (Jap.)
11. Thing* of
15. Any fruit
32. Short lance
27. Elf (Pen.)
29. Good time
34. A peck
39. Of the
42 Hmlwr AR(t
Happy Birthday At 88
Gordon Thompson and family
planning a trip down Mexico way
early this week.
Home Hint for Today—Every-
Ihing From Soup To Nuts—Add
enough light cream to 1 can con-
densed cream-of-chicken soup to
make it a good sauce constency.
Then add 1 teaspoon of curry
powder, 1 pared, diced apple,
tablespoins of raisins, the same
of salted peanuts, and a cup of
diced chicken, turkey or ham
Cook until hot. Serve with fluffy
rice and a tossed green salad.
10 and 20 Yean Ago
Prank Lloyd Wright has achieved wealth and lasting
fame and could sit back In ease as he enters his 89th year.
But that would not he enjoyment for the great architect.
Where other 88-year-old men might derive utmost pleasure
from birthday gifts Intended to help them rest and relax,
a different sort of present delighted him.
Wright received from King Feisal of Iraq a commis-
sion to build a tremendous cultural center. He comment-1
ed, “It's quite a birthday present; Just about as nice a one j f TOIH HfyCOfu f U€S • •
as you could ask for.” .....
Hmm words, naMlra to ooj. come trom o man to I Mr .'S’*bwt ot
whom life has been good because he has made and is still I Fort Worth and Mr. and Mrs.
making good use Of life. ! Charles Olt Jr., of San Antonio
• ’ were weekend guests of Mr. and
] Mrs. Charles Ott Sr.—Jeanne
Nfln-tlfifl If A I Topperweln of San Antonio re-
iwii Jniu lie i turncfj home after a stay with Mr.
Tho doy. of lUpptn, on th. lc may .oon b. over. So S^fXiLS ’’JlS X! Xd
thinks Prof. Charles L. Hosier, Jr., of Pennsylvania State
University, who has Just received a three-year grant of
•11,000 from the National Science Foundation.
Hosier believes, from his Investigations, that Ice Is
slippery because of a film thicker at temperatures near
the melting point than at lower temperatures. It Is already
known that when the thermometer goes down to 40 or 50
degrees below sero, the Ice Is not slippery. Perhaps, thinks
Hosier, certain chemicals may be added which would neu-
tralise or remove this film.
If so, Ice-covered roads and sidewalks could be treated
to prevent slippery driving or walking. If the present In-
Mrs. C. B. Fallis Jr., and chil-
dren, all of Victoria, were guests
of Mrs. Henry Lienhard — Miss
Margaret Kcnnon Jones spent the
weekend with her mother, Mrs.
Florence Jones—Mr. and Mrs. T.
L. Mayne of Cuero and Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Mayne of Angleton re-
turned to their home after a trip
to El Paso.
AUG. 12,1937 t
Lloyd Stockton of Houston visit-
ed Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stock-
ton briefly while enroute to San
Antonio Miss Ruth ManciU and
vestlgatlon succeeds, one of the chief dangers associated | mother were guests of Miss Mag-
with winter may he removed. Edgar A. G. Adams of Yoa-
__ kum was her* on business King-
ford Goodman, San Antonio ptib-
When two of the country's most eminent men of'Usher and business manager of
Wealth such as Senator Kerr of Oklahoma and the Treasu- !,,le South Texas Retailer, was a
ry secretary Humphrey disagree vociferously over whether
the government's finances are being managed wisely, Is John Wayne and Albert, of Gil-
1 tany wonder that men on the street are a bit confused '"o' were guests of Mrs. Albert
It is estimated there are 20.000
U. S. milk distributing companies
or units of which more than one-
half operate only one route.
• • e
In the United States today
there are around 35,000 plants
processing milk, butter, cheese,
ice cream and other dairy pro-
ducts including retail ice cream
• * •
A qluarter of a million per-
are employed In the pro
cessing and delivery of dairy
products in the U. S.
a • •
More motor vehicles are used
in the distribution of milk than
any other commodity. An esti-
mated 190.000 trucks are used to
carry milk and dairy products
fom farms to plants and from
plants to consumers.
a a a
Cow* for the Jamestown Col-
ony arrived in 1611. Plymouth
Colony received its first dairy
herd in 1624.
First regular shipment of milk
by rail—from Orange county to
New York City—was instituted
• • •
Homogenized milk was first
successfully marketed in 1927
Ottawa, Ont. Commercial Intro-
duction of homogenized milk
the U. S. followed five years
lalcr, in 1932.
THERE was s little restaurant
1 that was open and we had a
fairly good steak and some French
Med potatoes. Frank Sellers
drank three cupe of coffee and
did little talking. Wanda Warren
was frightened but triad to turn
her charm on Seller*.
We drove back to the section
Sellers stopped the police cruis-
er, switched off the headlights
and th# motor. The San Bernar-
dino deputy's spotlight was a fire
fly In the darkness. Then he came
"Everything under control T"
"Everything under control, Jer-
ry," Sellers said. 'Take this car,
go to Yucca and get something
to eat, r^d you'd better drink a
lot of co-.ee. You can guide the
others when they get there."
Jerry said, "Okay. This darned
flashlight is running down.”
“1 picked up come more bat-
teries end another flashlight In
Yucca," Seilers told him.
Jerry look the car and drove
off into the daiknesa.
1 found trunks of dead Joshua
palms, some dried sagebrush, a
few roots and made a campfire.
It waa a weird setting, th*
flames of the Are casting flicker-
ing shadows, allowing Frank Sell-
A news car came Jolting along. < the blanket before anyone thought
A photographer got out and [ to stop me.
when arguing the same aubject?
Waldcck-Mrs. R. E. Bradley and i ers grim-faced, thoughtful, silent;
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Mrs. K. F. Baker was San An-
1 MADISON. Wis. -(UFi - Wis-
consin dairy cooperatives have
been merging at a rate of 33 a
year for the past 15 years ac
cording to Leon Garoian, Univer-
sity of Wisconsin farm economist.
Garoian said that the mergers
can cut costs by eliminating dupli-
cating routes and tales efforts.
They also permit more quality
control and product improve-
ment, he said.
The peak year for coop merg-
ers was 1947, with 49 mergers
taking place. There were 179
mergers reported between 1950
n^***^: dtflvored by earner: On* year 112.00, six
months 26 25, 3 months S3 25, 1 month $110. By mail In DeWitt,
Victoria. Goliad. Karnes. Gonzales. Lavaca and Jackson Counties:
Chw yaar 2950. six months 24.50, one month .75. By mall elsewhere
____°°’ I?01?1**1 l 31.00. By j to organize an American colony
M ?!*"**“ g 3 mon,hs tf-23- in Texas long before Moses Aus
cST SSt* feT rnShTsa a Elmz eOU^: ,J" *■*- However. the Utter
fJSS * m0mOig * ■ EU*"ter*; °°* >e«r brought Mexico kilo the colonial
By JAMES FARBEB
Q. Was Ben Milam a colonial
A. Yes, and had begun trying
W fhs Qty of Cuero and Cnun*y of D*«TM.
t notion and thus Milam came to
* tC 1957 by James Farber) I g tset ■* mn
Wanda Warren, plainly appre-
j She changed her position from
time to time, stretching out on
her aide on the sand, putting her
elbow on the sand, her chin on
ber palm, letting the firelight
show her curves to advantage.
Sellers never even looked at
her. She might as well have bean
a wooden figure.
Once or twice ehs looked
pathetically at me. I smiled at
her sympathetically and let it go
at that Much of th* time I eras
out in the desert dragging in
The stars blazed steadily over-
head. The Are crackled a ruddy
circle of warmth that stretched
out only a few feet. The coM
chill of the desert night kept
creeping In closer and closer.
After a while we mw head-
lights out in the desert Four ears
came along the road, th* beams
of th* headlights dancing up and
down an the wheels want over
the hills and dips In the dirt road.
The prersmtsn of can
In at th* property, Jerry
them In Frank Seller’s car.
Men went about the work la
hand with well-trained co-ordina-
tion. A floodlight was rigged up,
a tripod erected over the well, a
Mock and tackle fastened to it
and then a canvas sling was fast-
ened to steal hooka
I went out and got more Are-
started dazzling everyone with
biasing flashbulbs. The corres-
pondent I had met at Banning
came over and shook hands.
Men went down the shaft We
could hear voices and shouted
orders. At length, a signal was
given and men started pulling on
the line which ran through the
block at the peak of the tripod.
After a while the canvas sling
came up. The coroner bent over
It Then someone produced n
I looked at my watch. It was
midnight The whole operation
had gone so smoothly that one
didn’t realize how many details
there had been and how much
time had necessarily been con-
I saw a glow of light out on
the deaert, then caught a glimpse
of headlights that came and went
as a car alternately dipped down
into the hollows, then climbed
back to high ground. It waa
Beliefs said, “Okay, pint-size,
we're done here.”
“Not for a minute.” I told blin
Stick around. I want a witness.''
•To what ?" he asked.
'To what's going to happen,” j
I told him.
The car made a skidding turn
into the property, throwing up !
a cloud of sand. It waa braked
to a atop. The lighta went out.1
The cool, even temperature at
the bottom of the well had re-
tr -ded putrefaction somewhat,
but the body was nude and bloat-
ed. Lawton C. Corning took on*
look at the death-distorted fea-
tures, staggered off to the outer
rim or darkness and became 1IL
I left him retching.
Sellers came over to ma
“Where's Wells?" he asked.
I shrugged my shoulders.
"Come on,” he said.
I walked with him over to
“Where’s Wells?" he said.
She shook her head.
“Don’t shake your head at
me,” Sellers said. 'Til slap you
in the can on being an accessory
to murder. Where's Drury
"Honestly,” she said, *7 don’t
know. All I know is that he’s a
part-owner In the model agency.
Perhaps Norwalk Lykens can
tell you. I can’t”
“When did you see him last?"
"A couple of days ago. He
told me what to do. gave me
specific instructions and a key to
I said to Sellers, “I think we
can find him.'’
“How?" Sellers asked.
“Come on." I said, "and I’ll
I walked over to w here Law-
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Saturday’s Crvptoquote: A CHILD AND WEAK, MINE, A
DELIGHT TO NO MAN, SWEET TO ME-SWINBURNE.
Distributes hy Kirg Features Syndicate
my new york
BY MEL HEIMER
and I saw Coming's big figurr
climbing stiffly out from behind
the steering wheel.
I walked forward to meet him.
“Whet the hell’s the Idea,
Lam?” he asked Indignantly.
I said, "1re located Mrs. Wells
That s all ”
He looked past me to the little
group of men that were coiling
up ropes, taking down the tripod,
and then his eyas lit on Wanda
He took knf strides, rsarhlng
"Well, hello, my dear! How are
you?” he said. *7 feel I know
you. I saw your picture in the
paper, you know."
Wanda felt such a relief at
finding someone who was willing
to fsU for her personality that
she turned It on with a rush,
j "Oh. did you indeed?” she aaid.
smiling up at him and blinking
"You’re —**t * mistake,
Cominz.’’ I said.
"What tha devil do you mean?"
8* asked over his sboukkr
I said, "That’s not Mrs. Wells.
That's Wanda Warren "
Ke looked around and aaid,
"fee's the only woman here."
I pointed to tha place where
the blanket covered the canvas
tang. "No. she isn’t." I said
"Here's Yyonn* Ctymer. some-
thnai known aa Tvenne R>Ms ”
1 wont over and Jerked hack
ton Corning was stumbling to-
ward his car. He opened the door
of the car, fumbled in th* glove
compartment, pulled out a flask
and took a Mg slug.
"You can come into my office
tomorrow and settle up,” I said.
He wiped Ms mouth with the
back ot his hand, serswod th*
top hack an the flask. "Settle
up for what?”
"Far finding Yvonne dymer.”
H* looked at me aa though I'd
hit him in tbs stomach.
“Why you double-creasing shy-
ster! 1 can’t do business with a
“Your contract doesn’t say any-
thing about finding her alive.
You were the one who was laugh-
ing at me. I toM you. you
could die laughing. Keep laugh'
lng but be In my office In th*
morning and bring your check-
Til bring my lawyer," he
good oar.’ I told
he aaid. “And
right I will."
be gets done
talking with you. you won't fsal
so damned smart.’'
■jajEYV Y’ORK—Life moves with such terrible
j. ti swiftness, these days, that I looked up 17:*
other morning and discovered that Nation-1
Save Y’our Hair Month had come and gone t ->«
for* I had a chance to take off my hat and htI
it politely over my heart. And here I had thong, t
it was just a pla.n little old July, like tiny Ju'y
in any other year.
A little belatedly, however, I would like to
throw in my two cents. Girls—do me a favoi:
save your hair, will you? And I don't mean in
a cigar box.
Men with slide rules and white coats and ; II
kinds of test tuber, proved conclusively a coup!?
of centuries ago lliat the two most attractive
items about a woman, as far as males are con-
cerned, are her hair and voice. A four-foot-long
mane of hair and a good, dulcet whisky alto
can do more for a girl's popularity than basic black with pearls. If
w# can liaten to you talk soothingly and seductively, and bury our
faces in your perfumed tresses simultaneously, we are gone ganders.
* * * •
SO YYHAT'S HAPPENED in recent seasons? None of the women
have long hair. Boyish bobs, Italian lawnmower cuts. Roaring
Twenties shingles, even a few crew cuts here and there on some of
my Village acquaintances—but no hair to be sat on.
Tha seriousness of the situation, at least in and around the New
York ares, was pointed up the other day when th* National Save
Your Hair Month committee, prompted by the Helene Curtis peo-
pie, handed out three awards. They were for the man with the most
beautiful hair, the girl with the most beautiful hair and tho girl
with the longest hair. Fernando Lamas, the Happy Hunting leading
man who's wed to Arlene Dahl, won the first, and Edit Adams Of
Li t Abner won tha second. No quarrels there.
■But the girl with the longest hair couldn't be found. Tho com-
mittee had figured it should be at least 36 inches long .. . and no-
body came forward to put In a claim. In desperation. Anally, too
committee put an ad in Uie paper and began calling up model agen-
cies. The agencies were duds, but the ad brought three calls. Ono
was from a Girl Scout leader who said she had several 8-ytsr-olds
in her troop who could sit on their hair.
The others were from a Connecticut girl who said har sister-in-
law qualified—except she couldn't go anywhere just now because
she was expecting—and a 70-year-old lady. The committee, which'
had pictured a handsome young thing in a bathing suit, Anally gave
up in disgust.
• • • •
THE MOST monstrous offense perpetrated by the short-haired
female today is the Italian cut. This unkempt, ragged, sloppy, mis-
erable, uneven, displeasing, revolting (I don t like it) style blow U|
e couple of years ago and hasn't completely gone out, oven yet. A
Lollobngida or a Leslie Caron looks passable at best in it—and
have you aeen a 160-pound housewife with one ? I saw a red-facsd,
obese society matron in Atlanta with one. a couple of weeks ago.
and the cold truth is she looked like s tomato w ith dry rot setting ut.
The kind you sit on has its fascination for all men. Girl I knmr
In Hollywood told me recently she d been out with s new going
matinee idol one night on a first date, and when he took her homo
he stared at her intensely, as young matinee idols do, and touched
her up-ln-a-bun hair softly and said, “Some day you'll ask mo to
take that down.” She ducked into her apartment before breaking
out hi gufiawa—but the moral is evident The long tnssos draw
the men like flies.
I know this campaign of mine is a little unfair, The girlg ega
ask us to save our hair—and the best ws can do is ... well, wbero
la that cigar box, anyway?
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