San Patricio County News (Sinton, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 28, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 27, 1939 Page: 2 of 8
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strings” th’ guy
JONH t. TRACY
Owner and Publisher
Many people of the St. ‘Paul Co
munity enjoyed a ball game at T
Sunday. West Sinton won the ga
from Taft by a score of * to 1.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bremer a
daughter, ' Jean, were visitors
Corpus Chrlstl Saturday.
Mrs. Odle McKee and child]
of Houston are spending a few di
with her mother, Mrs. A. Fritche
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Traump
Jourdanton spent the week-end
the home of Mr. and Mrs. H.
Ring. •' >j
Mr. and Mrs. o:’R. Poe and dauj
ters of Corpus Chrlstl visited In i
home of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Toi
Sunday evening In the ^k. Pi
And I. B. Cross' sez thet it is a
good practice If you kin keep It up.
Entered as second class matter
brfh 25th, 1909, at the Postofflce
Sinton (San Patricio' County).
«as, under the^Act of Congress
March 3, 1879.
It has been my observation thet
If a than Is abusive of public prop-
erty it is a pretty good indication
that his parents allowed him to
walk on th’ piano when he was a
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AT THE RIALTO
1 NOTICE:—Obituaries and poetry
•are published in this paper at the
■rate of 1 cent per word. A charge
•of $1.00 is made on cards^ of thanks.
Stories of deaths and funerals pub-
lished In time to retain the news
value are hot rated as obituaries.
Drama that- Is poignant and close
to the heart, told in a story that it
notable for Its emotional sweep, its
moments of vigorous action, and its
downright human appeal will unfold,
on the screen of the Rialto Theatre
When Paramount’s “Invitation to
Happiness” Is presented on Friday
and Saturday to local audiences for
the first time. Starring Irene Dunne
and Fred MacMurray,
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If you can’t eat or sleep because
gas bloats you up try Adlerlka. OftS
dose usually relieves stomach gas
pressing on heart. Adlerlka cleans
out BOTH upper and lower bowels.
Any erroneous reflection upon the
character, standing or individual
published in these columns will be
•cheerfully corrected upon its being
(brought to the attention of the ed-
itor, We will also appreciate the giv-
■ins of any news Item, the names of
•visitors in your home, or the going
•of members of your family away
Tor a visit. Such assistance will
toelp to increase the value of your
ttocal paper, and should be given
■with the thought that it is a debt
you owe to the progress of your city.
Our local preacher sez thet th’
“world is full of a number of
things," land thet he has found
many of them good.
And Widow Takem sez thet of
th’ same number she has known
some thet ought to have been shot.
Which merely proves thet there is
at least two ways of lookin’ at
Charlie Ruggles, Billy Cook, Wil-
liam Collier Sr. and Marjon Martin,
the picture was produced and di-
rected by Wesley Ruggles.
The fine touch of Ruggles, and
his writing collaborator, Claude
Btnyon, is clearly evident in this
picture. This teafn, which has come
through with a long line of hits in-
cluding “Sing You Sinners" and ‘.'I
Met Him in Paris," has taken an
everyday story and translated It inr
to dramatic terms which will be
clearly understood by every au-
The story starts to unfold with
Charlie Ruggles, manager of Fred,
going to his old friend, William
Collier Sr., father of Irene, and ask-
ing him for a stake to help his
young fighter along. Always a suck-
er for an Investment, Collier de-
cides to help him, but Irene Inter-
venes to make certain that her
father Is not being cheated.
When Irene meets Fred she is. im-
pressed with the difference in his
outlook on life as contrasted with
that of the men whom she has
known in society. Fred is restrained,
tells Irene that he'd rather spend
his time with Marion Martin, en-
tertainer in a night club. This only
Serves to spur Irene on—and so
they are married.
.Pursues Fight Career
Fred is determined to pursue his
career as a fighter, and Irene has
to resign herself to long periods of
loneliness. During one of Fred's
barnstorming trips, a son is born
to the couple. Irene is heartbroken
at Fred’s absence, but forgives liim.
The drama progresses to its cen-
tral emotional problem When, ten
years later, the growing son (play-
ed by Billy Cook, hates his father
because he realizes that his mother
is lonely when his father is away.
Quick! Easy! Spick'
With This New
I. Will Grumble, our leadin’ dry
goods merchant, sez thet many a
man is uot successful because he
is unable to realize thet. material
possessions of one kind Or another
wear out through obsolescence ez
well ez actual physical deprecia-
RECUPERATIVE power of Aiwr-'
loan business and Industry is
illustrated graphically in statistics
covering the second quarter of this
year, which show increases of "4
to 65 per cent In net earnings over
the same period of last year.
An Associated Press compilation
released last Friday covered the
first 70 large corporations to report
for the second quarter. Their net
incomes were 6.4 per cent higher
than for the first quarter of 1939
and 34 per cent above the same
.period of 1938. Sixty-nine other
corporations enjoyed net income in-
creases of 65 per cent.
Last year the Ozecho-Slovak crisis
and the threat of European war it
Created cast their shadows darkly
across American business during
the summer months! At that time
Congress and the administration
had shown little .disposition* to're-
lent in a stringent government cam-
paign to regulate ahd harass private
business. The*-labor situation was
This year the European situation
calmed down, Congress and the
President embarked grudgingly up-
on a business appeasement program
And Mrs. Iva Wright sez thet
some men’s minds depreciate about
ez fast ez anything they own, and
thet in some cases it hasn’t occur-
red ez a result of wear and tear.
Ima Wunda sez thet some men
have never recovered from being
valedictorian of their high school
class, and thet some youngsters
seem to think thet “commencement"
is th’ beginning of the end instead
of th’ .commencement of th' begin-
be difficult to find a sound solution
for many pressing economic prob-
lems now confronting the Nation.—
"to all drivers of vehicles which are
improperly lighted. This might
mean you. Why don't you do some-
thing about it?
President of the Texas Safety Coun-
cil, said. “These officials and public
men are becoming daily more con-
scious of the constantly mounting
death toll from automobile driver
negligence, and failure of . pedes-
trians to exercise ordinary safety.
As a result ‘fixing’ is decidedly on
the decrease and soon will be a
Those convicted in any court of
a negligent collision, tVhether fatal
or not, should have their license
suspend'ed and placed on the ground
for at least twelve months. If the
accident is particularly inexcusable,
they should be permanently ground-
ed. Severe penal ^» yAlt may say,
but even that wjjn not bring back
the life of an innocent child or an-
other dear relative or friend.
A DEATH TRAP
We have read recently of the per-
sons lost in fhe waters of Lake Cor-
pus Christi at Mathis. As we all
know Mathis is a fine spot for an
all day’s outing as long as you are
on “terra frirtna." The Lake' hats
proven to tie a very treacherous di-
version from the'duties at home.
It is not a good idea for anyone
to Wander* too far from the shore
in a rickety boat, or otherwise.
Children should not he permitted
to pilot a boat which they know
nothing about. Having piloted
(the myself with several compan-
ions I know the danger that is in
store for one which does not know
how to handle such craft.
A line should be drawn somewhere.
It could be you that might exper-
ience a tragedy. It might be your
soft or daughter. Who knows?
And Mrs. Ida Flyhigh, our leadin'
socialite, sez thet th’ boy who was
a social failure among his high
school frteflds ofifn gets tp be boss
of the boys thet was more socially'
I. M. Tite, our local banker, sez
thet he has known a lot of men who
got their good standing at th’ bank
by payin’ off promptly th’ first
loans they got when they were boys.
He sez it is a good practice.
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and there was cheering
tion of the labor situation, brought
about largely by a sharp public
reaction against violence, jurisdic-
tional disputes among labor unions
and unauthorized strikes,
C4iven half a Chance, business and
industry lifted themselves out of a
There could he no stronger or
more convincing evidence of the
■basic soundness of American econ-
omy. Give private enterprise reason-
able freedom from restraint _ and
punitive taxation, give It an oppor-
tunity to utilize the Nation's wealth
of natural resources, and it will not
Few Simple Rules to
Make Swimming Safe
The season for swimming and
other water sports need not be
marred by tragedies if simple pre-
cautions are observed, safety spe-
cialists of the National Conserva-
tion Bureau point out. They list the
following rules for safety in the
1. Swim only at places protected
by a guard.
2. Never swim alone. -
3. Cooperate with the guards by
staying inside the safety lines.
4. Stay out of deep water unless
you are sure of your swimming
5. Do not go into the water im-
mediately after eating.
Parents are urged to have thejr
children learn to swim under a
Th’ principal of our local school
sez thet lost time kin never bo made
up, hut his wife sez thet it is less
apt to show up.
State Senator George Woodward
offennsylvanla Is quoted ez sayln’
thet th’ underprivileged rich should
bo given some preference over ordi-
nary voters ez they have a stake in
th! Government. Our local politishun
sez they have taked out too much.
Adding machine paper, 15o per
•11, 2 roll's for 25c. News of-
My son. remember you have to
work. Win titer you handle pick or
wheelbarrow or a set of books, dig-,
ging ditches or editing a newspaper,
ringing’.an auction *bell or writing
firtiny tilings, you must work. Don’t
be afraid of killing yourself by
overworking, on the sunny side of
Men die sometimes, but it is be-
cause they quit at nine p.m. and
don’t go home until two a.m. It’s
the intervals that kill, my son. The
work gives appetite for your meals,
it lends solidity to your slumber;
it gives you a perfect appreciation
of a holiday. There are young men
who do not work, but the country
is not proud of them, It does not
even know their names; it only
speaks of old So and So and So’s
boys. Nobody likes them; the great
busy world doesn’t- know they are
here. Sp find out What you want to
be and do. Take off your coat and
.make dust in the world. The busier
you a«, the loss harm you are* apt
to get into, the'sweeter will he your
BUY IT IN SINTON.
Pete Moselyi a old bachelor in our
community, sez thet a man doesn’t
really know a girl ’til he marries
And R. U. Good, sez thet Pete
ain’t had any experience and don’t
know what he is talkin' about. Mr.
Good sez thet he has been married
twenty years and still doesn’t know
Reduced Bus Fares—Only
2 Cents Per Mile
Riston to Houston: $3.00
Sinton to Victoria: $1.40
Sinton to Dallas: $7.00
THE THRILLS OF ELECTRIC COOKING
I W. S. HALE
l;j THE IEWELER
Room for Thoughjt
•’ ' a'DRIVING HAZARD • t
Hojv many times while driving at
night during our annual cotton rush
do you meet cars with insufficient
lights? I would say many time*.
How can wo realize the dangers
that exist when we cannot acquaint
ourselves to such hazards? No, we
are not blind to them. We are care-
less. As little as some people think
there 1s a lot of sorrow contained
in that word. Here Is room for
The Texas Highway Patrol branch
of Corpus ChrtsU which cows our
Immediate vicinity has posted notice
LOCATED AT BERRY
’OSs from the Post Office
Sixth In a Series of Articles on
Safety by Captain J. C. Tappe
of the Texas Safety Council.
THE "thoughtless public .official
who "fixes” a traffic law violation
with the city J,udge. for a friend,
may be the Innocent cause of a
CiUes and towns of the State are
dally becoming morC conscious of
the fact that the persistent traffic
law violator • is a lethal enemy of
society, whether Innocently, or not. ,
Traffic- ordinances have been
adopted by cities and towns and
villages ton the protection of their
citizens .young and old., Included in
these traffic laws Is the regulation
ot pedestrian traffic—and these too
should observe the rules.
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