The Herald (Bay City, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 40, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 2, 1942 Page: 3 of 8
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Thursday, Inly 2, 1942
THE HERALD. BAY CITY, TEXAS
Bond Sales Are
Lower In June
Bond sales in Brazoriu County
X dropped during June in compari-
son to May according to figures re-
leased by County Bond Chairman
E. L. Boston.
The May total was $245,379.40,
while the June total up through
the week ending June 20 was only
THE POCIC £TBOOK
W know ijge n&s
Thi* k a red birgaln In a iiouMi
feature because both are as goad m
money can buy. Drive in today,
or let ua call for and deliver goaf
Magnolia Service Sta.
By BOB WILKINSON
A HOME TOWN MERCHANT
Norman Barkley Jr. Wins
Two Firsts In Track Meet
Norman Barkley Jr. of Bay City
is making a name for himself in
track at Camp Stewart, near Kerr-
ville, this summer.
.. CLEAN CLOTHES . .
HELP YOU ECONOMIZE ON YOUR
FOR QUICK SERVICE
“WE KEEP THE SPOTS”
According to his proud father,
the fourteen-year-old youth, who
will be a sophomore here next fall,
won firsts in the 50 and 75-yard
dashes in a meet held at the camp.
He also was on the winning relay
In addition to track, Norman did
pretty well in swimming, placing
second in the breast-stroke. He is
student counsellor of his cabin and
president of the Health Club.
BROTHER IS APPOINTED
Will Arnold has been appointed
campaign manager for his brother,
Virgil Arnold, candidate for Lieu-
tenant Governor, in Wharton, Mat-
agorda, and Jackson Counties. Mr.
Arnold lives in El Campo.
I0IN THE JUNK HUNT
Heroes At Home Include Wives
Of Soldiers, Captain Mueller Says
Heroes at home include wives of soldiers, Captain Alvin
Mueller, former Long theatre employee here who has dis-
tinguished himself over the Pacific battle zone, indicated in
a letter to friends.
Captain Mueller, who mailed the letter somewhere in
Australia, revealed that it was his wife who first suggested
that he join the air corps.
“Some credit should go to my wife as it was she who first
suggested that I join the air corps, and she has spent many
lonely days the past four years while I have been out flying
our bombers on practice missions and later in foreign
He closed with, “Just keep the planes coming and we will
use them.” And the way he “uses” them is healthy for all
but the enemy.
Man Eonugh To Make It Or Damn
Fool, Private Huddleston Declares
Private A. B. Huddleston of Markham is now training to be a
parachute trooper at Fort Benning, Ga. His address is Company G,
1st P. T. R., Fort Benning, Ga.
He writes: “I do not start my training until Monday (last Monday)
but from what I see and hear it is plenty tough. They have periods
of training and all of them tough. Most of the boys say that if anyone
is going to wash up they do it the first week. Not any disgrace to do
that for there is plenty of them that do.
“Confidenially, I am man enough to make it or damn fool enough
to break my neck trying.”
Red Cross Here
Has Need Of
You And You
Old tires, tubes, that worn galosh’
Could put feet on a jeep, by gosh!
Save those rags; they’ll help to clean
Some Axis-smashing war machine.
7his old stove’s in bad condition
But just the thing for ammunition.
That piece of pipe up in the attic
Would make shells for an automatic. ’
Manila rope, that burlap bag,'
Can help us give the Jap a jag.
Do your bit—get in the scrap
To smash the Nazi and the Jap!
HOW TO DO IT. Sell your scrap to a Junk Dealer. He sorts,
grades, packs, and ships it to the right place. Or give it to a
local charity. Or consult your State or local Salvage Committee.
^ This advertising space has been donated to the
\ Bureau of Industrial Conservation
WAR PRODUCTION BOARD
'Washington, D. C.
In a population of 8,000 people,
such as Bay City has, there are
bound to be a number of people
sufficiently interested in the wide
program of the American Red Cross
to want to work with it, but who
have not yet been contacted for
some type of service. If you as a
reader are one of this number, re-
member your time and energies are
needed in at least one of the fol-
Volunteer service and war pro-
duction work—knitting, sewing,
canteen corps, or motor corps.
Home nursing—training in prop-
er practices of home nursing is par-
ticularly important in these war
times when physicians are being
called into the service and away
from their practice.
First aid course—learning the
first principles of first aid, espec-
ially important in times of emerg-
Home service—handling cases of
needed relief by civilians, or men
in the service, or their families.
IF YOU WANT TO WORK—
and want to knit or sew—call Mrs.
J. C. Lewis, dial 2155, Bay Gity.
If you want to take home nurs-
ing, call Mrs. Thomas H. Lewis,
dial 2473, Bay City.
If yeu want to take first aid, see
Posey McLendon, dial 691, Bay
If you want to take canteen work,
call Mrs. Arthur Harris, dial 2973,
If pou want to join the motor
corps, call Mrs. Carey Smith Jr
dial 2786, Bay City.
If you can help in home service,
see Tom Hale, dial 2662, Bay City.
The field is calling—many tal-
ents needed—don’t wait for an in-
vitation to serve—JUST CALL
AND OFFER YOUR SERVICES.
That’s the American spirit. In com-
menting on the various activities of
the Matagorda County Chapter,
American Red Cross, Frank Shaw
Taylor, county chairman, express-
ed himself as very much pleased
with the fine support the work has
been given by all citizens of the
county. All parts of the county are
cooperating well, he stated.
Former Superintendent of Schools
J. E. Carrico of El Campo entered
the Army yesterday and left for
Kelly Field where he will be ground ! inff
school instructor in physics.
May Be Called
Ir line with the law establishing
new classifications, married selec-
tive service registrants will con-
tinue to be drafted in Texas but
only as needed to fill local draft
That procedure became clear
Thursday when state selective ser-
vice headquarters transmitted to
draft boards copies of the service-
men’s dependents allowance act
which defined dependency require-
Earlier this week state head-
quarters had temporarily halted in-
duction of men married prior to
December 8, pending establishment
of the new procedure.
The new law said, in part, that:
“National interest requires that
all calls to meet the manpower re-
quire ments of the armed forcea be
filled on schedule and you are di-
rected to take such steps as may
be necessary to insure that result.”'
ALEXIS SMITH males an eyefui,
by cracky—in turban, firecrackers,
sky rockets, sandals and a come-
hither smile. Her next appearance
.is in Warners "The Constant
Nymph" in support of Charles
Boyer and Joan Fontaine.
Send E. F. M.’s
To Soldiers Abroad
arbitrary code words. Relatives and
friends sending these messages will
not know in what countries the
cablegrams are to be delivered.
"Outbound ‘E. F. M.’ messages-
will bo addressed to the troops by
rank, name, identifying serial num-
ber and Army Post Office number.
Families of members of the Armed
forces hnve this information. The
telegraph company will use the
Army Post Office numbers in se-
lecting the proper code addresses,
but will not know what countries
the code words indicate. The tele-
graph company will transmit the
messages to the country of destina-
tion, where the Army Post Office
will make delivery.”
Remember Pearl Harbor.
Lieutenant-Colonel E. D. El-
liott, who was chaplain of his
regiment while it was stationed
at Camp Hulen, sends a cable-
gram that he has arrived safely
Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Huehner of
Lane City left last week for Clovis,
N. M., where Marcus will be in pre-
We saw in an El Campo paper
the other day that Sergeant
Harry B. Luckemeyer of Bay City
declared that he has obtained
more volunteers from Wharton
County than Matagorda, Brazor-
ia, and Jackson Counties com-
Inducted in the Army recently
were John Vancle Kosik of Boling,
Johnny J. Shelton of Boling, John
Ben Macha of Lane City, and
Claude Eugene Shelton of Boling.
A flag golf tournament will be
held at the Fairview Golf Course
in Rosenberg July 4. Entry fee
is $1. Many valuable prizes will
be given to winners.
ON THE OFFENSIVE
★ * *
Wart in won by xff.eking, not by
lifting in • fortl
And today America ii taking the
offansive against tha Axis with
hard-lighting, non-stoppabla man
We're taking the offensive, too.'
against the enemy at home—the
inflationary Ath column that blows
prices sky high.
You can help in both fights by
aaving at least 10% of your money
In U. S. War Bonds every pay day.
Attack the Axis with your dollars
You can start with as tittle as a
10c War Stamp and you can get
a $25.00 War Bond (maturity
value) for only $18.75—at your
local post office, bank or other
convenient sales agency.
V. S> Treasury Department
Some of Bay City’s rabid golfers
are Earl McNeill, Everett Bond,
Ken Etie, Gene Parker, J. H.
Cherry, E. L. Malone, Paul Davis,
Marvin S. Vance, Mickey Hart,
Gifford Reiman, John Rakestraw,
Eddie Willenberg, Frank Vaughn,
Doc Parker, P. R. Hamill, E. L. Mc-
Donald, J G. Long, Harry Wirth,
L. O. Wallace, L. S. Abraham, Billy
Arlitt, Eddie Anderson, Lee Ander-
son, David Hinton, Paris A. Smith,
F. S. Taylor, Bill O’Neal, A. Harris
Jr., Frank Bakes', Johnny Wear,
Johnny Frank Long, Nini Landi'um,
and so on and on. . .
‘Local people have begun send-
the new “E. F. M.” (Expedi
tionary Force Messages) to mem
bers of the United States armed
forces stationed in many foreign
countries, it was announced by Mrs
Gifford Reiman, manager of the
Western Union Telegraph Com-
“Special ‘E. F. M.’ blanks, listing
the 103 fixed-text phrases provided
for the service, have been received
at the local Western Union office
where the outbound service was
started this morning. Members of
the armed forces abroad began
sending “E. F. M.” Messages to
their homes on May 29, when in-
bound service was inaugurated.
“In the ‘E. F. M.’ cablegram, a
contribution by the communications
industry to the nation’s war morale,
the sender may incorporate in one
message, costing sixty cents,
many as three of the 103 fixed-text
phrases. These phrases relate to
correspondence, greetings, health,
promotion, money, congratulations-
and other subjects.
Like President Roosevelt’s use of
the fictitious land of Shangri-La to
conceal the base from which Ameri-
can planes bombed Japan, the War
Department has provided all West-
ern Union offices with charts iden-
tifying foreign countries only as
AO of the answers aa well a*
suggestions on Home Deco-
ration arc contained in this
newest Pittsburgh Paint color
book. , Brighten your home
with new color ideas—and re-
member your rooms can be
decorated in one day if you om
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Bobby Mayfield postscripts
from the dredge, Sam Houston,
which is anchored nea rFreeport:
“I fell overboard yesterday.”
An appeal for older men, women
and children to aid farmers in har-
vesting abundant crops came Sat-
urday from State Agriculture Com-
missioner J. E. McDonald.
McDonald said he had completed
a tour with state selective service
officials in an effort to study the
farm labor probelm.
"Farmers throughout Texas told
me they must have more labor than
is now available to help harvest
crops,” he said.
“Although I have been working
for some time on the proposition of
importing Mexican labor, I have
come to the conclusion that there
won’t bf■ much of this labor avail-
He declared immigration restric-
tions made importation difficult
and Mexico’s war declaration had
created additional manpower de-
mands in the neighboring nation.
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1913 AVE. I
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Wilkinson, Bob. The Herald (Bay City, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 40, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 2, 1942, newspaper, July 2, 1942; Bay City, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth720415/m1/3/: accessed May 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palacios Library.