The Archer County News (Archer City, Tex.), Vol. 36, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 17, 1950 Page: 2 of 8
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THE ARCHER COUNTY NEWS
THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 1960
j * Tts# 5 minutes is all we
need to show yoe haw
yov co*W pay $1,000
more and not get oil
PLEASE DONT ASK
SUCH SILLY QUESTIONS
the extra room
ease of handling .. .
and famous rogged-
ness Dodge gives you!
HOW IS IKE TIMEIO TRADE
- your present car may never again be worth what we will give you!
AUSTIN. Tex.. Aug. 12—Two of
of the most prevalent questions
which men are asking state draft
boards sow are: “When will I
have to take my physical exam?”
and “When will I be drafted?”
“These are two questions which
local boards cannot answer,” Brig-
adier General Paul L. Wakefield,
state Selective Service director,
said today, in commenting on
queries which are coming in to the
“These two questions can’t be
answered,” the state director con-
tinued, “because there are too
many intangible factors involved.”
General Wakefield listed some
of the reasons why local boards
can’t answer these questions:
1. Local boards do not kr.ow
whether calU will be for an in-
creased number of men or not.
FARM AND RANCH CHATTER
With Layne Beaty
WBAP, Fort Worth
Folks around Stephenville like
to think of their town as the poul-
try capital of Texas .because head-
quarters of the Texas Poultry Im-
provement Association are there,
and because of the great work
done in that field by the Tarleton
The next county south is a big
poultry center, too, and Hamilton
is regutfully proud of its standing
in this billion dollar industry of
Then there is Gonzales County,
where poultry accounts for a stat-
ed twenty million dollars in farm
income a year.
But a: Hamilton the emphasis
is on eggs, at Gonzales its’ on
broilers, at Brady and other places
on turkeys, and it coaid be that
NOTICE TO BIDDERS ,
Notice is hereby given that the
Commissioners Court of Archer
County, Texas, will on the 28tn
day of Aug., 1960, at 10:00 oclock
A. M. in its usual meeting place
in the Court House of Archer
City, Texas, proceed to receive and
consider competitive bids for the
purchase of the following describ-
ed road machinery:
1 Motor Grader equipped with
100 horse power diesel motor,
1300x24 12 ply tires, enclosed cab,
12 foot moldboard.
If any bids be accepted it is the
intention of the court to issue
Time Warrants on said County in
payment of all or part of such
proposed contract, in the maximum
amount of $10,200 to bear not more
than 3% per annum, the last ma-
turity date of such warrant to.be
not later than May 10, 1963.
Mr. and Mrs. Adrian Parsons
and children. Barbara and Joel of
Whiteface, Tex., visited f r on,
Thursday to Saturday last with
her parents, the T. H. Wingos, Sr.
The Parsons were en rout* to Cali-
fornia on vacation.
Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Ligon and
David of Odessa are expected to
visit the Wingos thin week-end.
Joe Bailey of Wichita Falls,
wae a Monday Archey City visiter
with his father-in-law, Charlie
! Sttphenville is more rightfully
2. Local beards cannot tell how • called the “poultry capital” of Tex-
many of their registrants will be
found acceptable for military ser-
vice or how many will rejected.
3. Local boards cannot tell
whether the world situation will
improve c-r get worse.
4. Local boards cannot tell how-
many men will enlist for service
in the armed forces now and in the
“All these things have a bear-
ing on the numbers which will be
called for physical
as. because ail phases are strong-
ly represented there.
We may hear from some other
sections about this.
TOST 5 minutes behind the wheel
if of today’s bi" Dodge and
you'll discover roominess far
costlier cars can't mateh ... head
room, leg room, shoulder room
that lets you ride easier, more
comfortably, mile after mile.
Drive the new Dodge unlay!
You'll get handling and driv-
ing ease that you’ll want to make
your own for keeps.
dependability, that belongs to
Dodge and Dodge alone.
NEW BIGGER VALUE
You'll feel the flashing power
of the big "Get-Away’" Engine
. . . the silken smoothness of
Fluid Drive. And vou'II sense
I he ruggedness . . . the famous
\7trsfa few <?o//a*£ morn
*Aan ft>e fow* -rf-prfeaf ears /
and inductun.” General Wakefield
said. “Therefore, the local boards
cannot say with any degree of cer-
tainty when a man’s number will
be reached ir, the Selective Ser-
The state director urged men
■not to ask these two questions. At
the same time he called upon reg-
istrants to be alert and advise of
changes of address and status.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. E. Martin
of Burkburnett were Sunday vis-
itors with his parents, the G. W.
Tin Texas Home Demonstration
Association holds its annual mee*-
ing in Big Spring next week at
the came time as the Texas State
Grange Convention in Greenville,
and the American Ins itute cf Co-
operation at Stillwater. Oklahoma,
examination I We don’t kno whew we can make
5flVE V0UR ROOF!
all these, but they are important
W’e have an idea we could get
next to more free fried chicken at
the Grange mee'ing, notwithstand-
ing the galaxy c<f goed cooks in
the THDA. It’s just that the ladies
are going to be doing something
besides cooking at Big Spring.
And regardless of what you
think about co-ops. they are doing
things that aye having a note-
worthy bearing on our local and
We won’t bother to ask you
Martins, and his sister and hus- what you think about women,
hand, the Smiley Vestals.
YEAGER MOTOR COMPANY
ARCHER CITY, TEXAS
Appliance & Service
Service On All Gas and Electrical
It wouldn't be practical for us
to say whether there are more
germs, ir.sects, fungi, microbes and
other such varmints now than
there used to be, but anyway we
hear more about them.
With an eye on the pink bell-
worm, we shan’t be surprised any
year now to hear that the cotton
pickers’ sacks have to be sterilized
before pickers move from
county to another.
BUIIY HAPPY WITS TUB
One editor friend of ours who
prints this column now and then
whites to say we should dwell
longer on a subject instead of
bringing up so many different
things in one column.
Trouble is, we’ve always found
it hard enough to keep from ex-
posing cur ignorance in just short
paragraphs. Longer treatment cf
a subject may be hazardous.
Back in school when tlheTe were
I “book reports” to be written, we
often got our grade with the com-
ment from the teacher that it
was an “exceptionally fine report
to be written by one who hasn’t
even read the book.”
Specials For Friday and Saturday August 18-19
KIMBELL’S SHORTENING............3 tt> crt65c
SOUR PITTED CHERRIES, No 2 can, 2 for 45c
NU MAID OLEO, colored qtr*.......................25c
BISCUITS ...................................... 3 cans 29c
CARNATION or PET MILK........2 lge can. 25c
BRIGHT AND EARLY TEA, with *la««.......29c
PULLET EGGS ......................................doz 33c
TOILET TISSUE................................3 roll. 25c
MIR. WHIP SALAD DRESSING..............pt 33c
CATSUP, Hunt’., 14-oz bottle........................20c
KUNER’S PINTO BEANS, 2 can.................25c
PORK AND BEANS, Kuner’s..............2 for 25c
KIDNEY BEANS, Kuner’s....................2 for 25c
VIENNA SAUSAGE............................2 for 25c
Fruits and Vegetables
LETTUCE......................2 hd. 25c
CARROTS........................2 bu 19c
FRESH OKRA................2 lb. 25c
ARK. PEACHES................lb 15c
GRAPES, white, red............lb 19c
No. 1 IDAHO RUSETS, 10 lb. 55c
The government owns 110 mil-
I lion pounds of dried eggs it doesn’t
seem to be able to sell. It’s no way
to show respect for those hens
who gave their all in the war ef-
I fort and the peace effect, but may-
be the powdered cackleberries could
be used in livestock feed, or cos-
metics, or maybe build a hard-
surfaced road. Or perhaps as a
| fertilizer in the egg plant raising
BACON, Iowana..................lb 59c
BACON, Tall Korn...........;_.lb 49c
PORK CHOPS....................lb 55c
HAM HOCKS....................lb 29c
PICNICS, ready to eat........lb 43c
WISCONSIN CHEESE......lb 43c
FRYERS, dressed, drawn....lb 59c
Mr. and Mrs. H. Wilmut and
I family of Holliday, Tex., Mr. and
Mrs. Bill Smith, Holliday; Mr. and
Mrs. Clinton Smith of Wichita
Falls, and Mr. and Mrs. Pat Wil-
mut and Mr. and Mrs. Mercer Wil-
mut and son, Don, of Fort Worth,
attended the Wilson brothers re
I union at Lake Cisco Sunday.
This reunion is held once a year
at different places honoring the
late Mrs. Katie Wilson, a sister
I of Mrs. H. Wilmut.'
Approximately seventy-five peo-
I pie attended.
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Pat’s Auto Supply
Get Pull Insurance
ON YOUR AUTOMOBILE
Mrs. Jewel Coleman of Scot-
land accompanied Mrs. Cora Hull
of this city to Childress the past
I week-end for a visit with the lat-
ter's son, Dink Hull, and family.
7*0 A. M. — 12:40 NOON
1*0 P. M. — 6*0 P. M.
When oar sew steam whistle
Let it remind you we want
Help-self, Wet, Rough or Finish
Moat Modem and Latest
We Pick Up And Deliver
Ph. 224 Mrs. R. A. N<
BEFORE STARTING ON YOUR VACATION
JOE E. SHELTON
Where Friends Meet
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The Archer County News (Archer City, Tex.), Vol. 36, No. 34, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 17, 1950, newspaper, August 17, 1950; Archer City, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth709480/m1/2/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Archer Public Library.