Palacios Beacon (Palacios, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. 30, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 22, 1948 Page: 3 of 16
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Thursday, July 22, 1948
PALACIOS BEACON, PALACIOS, TEXAS
Stalactites hang; down from the
roof of a cave while stalagmites
project up from the floor.
Vitamins are nitrogenious sub-
stances essential to the diet of both
men and animals.
LESTER'S GESTURES . . .
Nature is wonderful. A million years ago no-
body knew that we’d have to wear glasses; yet look
how conveniently she located our ears.
Compared with the British inch, the American
inch is two millionths of an inch too long; which is
the least we Americans have ever stretched any-
Wiing. So stretch the life of your car by using
Gulflex Lubrication. Call us for the next wash and
grease job on your automobile.
A report is being circulated that a 60-year old
man has a new tooth. But it may be false.
One reason why every woman tells her troubles
to her husband is because they are him.
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MARY KING, MGR.
Of School Cost
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AUSTIN. TEXAS, July 21—Lo-
cal financial support of Texas pub-
lic schools has kept pace with the
greatly increased state aid during
the last decade.
A comprehensive state-wide stu-
dy has just been released by the
Texas State Teachers Association
in cooperation with the State De-
partment of Education. It dis-
closes that through increased pro-
perty valuation or hikes in taxes
most local school districts are do-
ing their share in paying the cost
of their schools.
During the 1946-47 school year,
the latest for which complete fig-
ures are available, the study dis-
closed that the state paid 53 per
cent of the cost of education and
the local districts 47 per cent.
These approximate tigures hold
true for each of the last ten years
despite the fact the constitution
of Texas provides that the state
shall pay for two-thirds of the
costs of the schools.
Most schools have nine-month
terms. The constitution sets out
that "the state shall maintain and
support schools for not less tha/i
Expenditures for public schools
have increased from a total of
$76,706,149 in 1935-36 to $137,609,-
088 during 1946-47. The local sup-
port in 1935-36 was 51 per cent to
49 for the state. The average sal-
ary of teachers in the mid thir-
ties was approximately $1100.
Shortly after the depression
years Texans became conscious of
the deficiences in their school sys-
tem, and set about to give it more
financial aid, the report noted.
As the legislature hiked appro-
priations for the schools, the local
districts also increased their levies
and property valuations.
During the 1941-42 school year
local districts bore 51 per cent of
the cost of education. They col-
lected taxes amounting to $47,-
375,861. The state supplied $44,-
Both state and local support
jumped in 1946-47. The legisla-
ture in 1945 increased the max-
imum tax rate that may be voted
by common and independent school
districts to $1.50.
The result was that the dis-
tricts took advantage of it. Local
tax support in 1946-47 totaled
$64,116,512. The state supplied
The larger districts, especially,
increased their levies. During the
last school year more than 50 per
cent of all children of scholastic
age in independent school districts
resided in districts which now levy
a tax rate above $1.00.
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"Hydra-Coil" Front Springs, and "Para-Flex"
Rear Springs, with double-action aircraft type
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on any roadl
Larger "Magic Action” King-Size Brakes that
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Rayford B. Harris, Pastor
“A FRIENDLY SPIRITUAL
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Training Union 7:00 p.m
Evening Worship 8:00 p.m
Prayer Service Wednesday
Rev. V. J. Bily, Pastor
Summer Schedule of Services:
First Mass - - - 6:00 a. m.
Second Mass - - - 9:30 a. m.
Wednesdays, Saturdays, 6:30 a.m.
ST. JOHN’S EPISCOPAL CH.
Rev. Aubrey C. Maxted
Priest In Charge
Every Sunday evening worship
and sermon, 4 p. m. A cordial wel-
come to everyone.
Jesse Legg, Pastor
Sunday School at 10 o’clock.
Prayer meeting Wed. 7:30 p.m.
Young People Saturday 7:30 p.m.
CHURCH OF CHRIST
709 5th Street
Sunday Bible Study 10:00 a.m.
Preaching and Worship 11:00 a.m.
Sunday evening Young
People’s Bible Study 6:30 p.m.
Preaching and Worship 7:30 p.m.
Bible Study 7:30 p.m.
Minister’s home 811 5th Street,
CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE
Corner of 4th and Morton Sts.
Rev. E. M. Walker, Pastor
The public is cordially invited
to attend each of the following
services. Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Mr. Harold Bell, Superintendent.
Preaching services, 11:00 a.m.
by Pastor E. M. Walker.
N.Y.P.S. services each Sunday at
6:45 p.m. Junior N.Y.P.S., 6:45
Sunday Evening Service 7:30.
Prayer meeting 8:00 p.m. each
Wednesday. Also a fifteen minute
recorded musical program before
each service. Come, meet with us
and we will do you good.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SERVICE
Christian Science service will be
held at 10 o’clock Sunday morning
at 605 First Street. The public is
cordially invited to attend.
“Truth” is the subject of the
Lesson-Sermon which will be read
in all Churches of Christ, Scientist,
on Sunday, July 25.
The Golden Text is; “Ascribe ye
greatness unto our God. He is
the Rock, his work is perfect: for
all his ways are judgment: a God
of truth and without iniquity, just
and right is he” (Deuteronomy
Among the citations which com-
prise the Lesson-Sermon is the
following from the Bible: “All the
paths of the Lord are mercy and
truth unto such as keep his coven-
ant and his testimonies” (Psalms
The Lesson-Sermon also includes
the following passage from the
Christian Science textbook,
“Science and Health with Key to
the Scriptures” by Mary Baker
Eddy: “No wisdom is wise but His
wisdom; no truth is true, no love
is lovely, no life is Life but the
Divine; no good is, but the good
God bestows” (page 275).
1ST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCII
Daniel A. Baker, Minister
415 Morton Ave. — Phone 69
Sunday School, 9:45 A. M.
Morning Worship, 11:00 A. M.
Pioneer Meeting, 6:30 P. M.
Evening Worship, 7:30 P. M.
Prayer and Bible Study, 7:30
G. Allers, Pastor
Location of church: 9 blocks
North on Fourth Street.
Services every second and fourth
Sundays at 3:30 p. m. Bible study
at 3 p. m. Sunday School every
Sunday morning at 10 a. m.
THE CHURCH OF GOD
E. G. Sullivan, Pastor
510 Fourth Street
Sunday School.................... 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship..............11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship ..........7:45 p.m.
Prayer Meeting Tuesday 7:45 p.m.
Womens Missionary Band Thursday
Young Peoples meeting Sat.
at 7:45 p. m.
Elizabeth Kimball Is
One Of 35 Awarded
Scholarship At TSCW
DENTON, TEXAS—Miss Eliz-
abeth Kimball, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. B. Kimball, is one of 35
students who have received schol-
arships to Texas State College for
Women for the 1948-49 session, ac-
cording to an announcement from
the office of President L. H. Hub-
Miss Kimball, a junior bacteriol-
ogy major, was awarded the Au-
gusta Hermes Memorial Scholar-
ship. One of these scholarships has
been granted for the coming school
The current total grant in schol-
arships to TSCW, ihost of which
are memorial awards, averages
$3050, the highest figure being
$125 annually and the lowest, $25.
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Backen, who
are vacationing in Colorado, re-
quest us to send their Beacon to
Majiitou Springs, Colo.
Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Causey re-
quest their Beacon be sent to
Washington, Texas, where they are
now located at Doe Run Farm.
Mrs. John Ressler is taking care
of the Western Union office during
the absence of F. S. Goppert and
family, who are taking a two
Mrs. Viola Kinard, of Baytown,
renews her subscription to the Bea-
con this week, also announces the
marriage of her daughter, Jessie,
to Howard Joe Smith, son of Mrs
L. C. Barrow, of Cedar Bayou. The
ceremony took place June 11, in
the Methodist Church at Cedar
Bayou, with Rev. Garnet House
officiating. A large crowd of close
relatives and friends attended.
Santa Fe system carloadings
for the week ending July 17, 1948
were 30,731 compared with 33,148
for the same week in 1947. Cars
received from connections totaled
10,322 compared with 9,495 for the
same week ih 1947. Total cars
moved were 41,053 compared with
42,643 for the same week in 1947.
Santa Fe handled a total of 39,275
cars in the preceding week of this
LABOR BOSSES ENDORSE
THE OPPONENT OF
☆ ☆ ☆
JUDGE JOHN A. RAWLINS
if N it recorded May 9, 1945, in 188 S.W. Reporter 2d serial, page 276, that
James P. Hart, opponent of Judge Rawlins, was one of the attorneys for the labor
unions in their unsuccessful and ill-advised attempt to enjoin the State Officials from
enforcing the Texas law regulating labor unions, which was passed with the view
of protecting public interest.
if The Appellate Court, in upholding the law forbidding the unions from collecting
work permit fees from non-union employees, reorganized the policy expressed by
the Legislature in the preamble to the Act: "The right to work is the right to live."
if Judge John Rawlins is under no obligation to either labor or capital. He is
now completing 20 years of service as a State Trial Judge. He is a family man,
a World War veteran, and a church worker. He has the endorsement of the Dallas
Bar Association and is interested oniy in administering the law fairly and impartially
in the interest of the public at laige. He is a graduate of Texas University and
Texas Christian University. ______
(Pol. Adv. Paid (nr hw Friundi of John Rawlins)
Merchants Of So.
Texas To Be Heard
On Radio Program
Six leading merchants of repre-
sentative South Texas communities
will help inaugurate San Antonio’s
Fall Market in a special half-hour
program over Radio Station KTSA
at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, August 8.
To be selected from among 5,000
retailers and purchasing agents in
the San Antonio trade area, who
have been invited to attend the
market event, the merchants will
be asked to give their views on
present and future business con-
ditions in their respective com-
Scheduled for comment by the
roster of speakers are such fac-
tors as buying trends, crop con-
ditions and other economic influen-
ces prevalent in the various sec-
tions of the trade area. William
Sinkin, general chairman of Fall
Market, will act as moderator on
The round table conference will
be the kick-off of a three-dey buy-
ing and entertainment event. Man-
ufacturers and wholesalers of more
than 100 of the nation’s leading
dry goods and apparel lines will be
hosts to the visitors.
Following the broadcast a re-
ception for visiting merchants will
be held at the Gunter Hotel, mar-
ket headquarters. Special luncheons
have been arranged for Monday
and Tuesday with a buffet supper
and style show Monday evening
and a dinner-dance Tuesday even-
ing to climax the program.
The sight of a spider, weaving
its web after failing many times,
aroused Robert Bruce to try once
again to drive the English from
A shako is a certain kind of
Neap tides are low tides in th<?
beginning of the second and fourth
quarters of the moon.
If some passing car hits
one of your cows, you may
suffer a double loss — the
cow and a repair bill from
the motorist. Just one more
reason why you should have
Personal Liability Insurance.
This broad policy protects
you from many damage
claims resulting from acci-
dents to visitors, accidents
from the use of farm ma-
chinery, vicious behavior of
your live stock and many
other causes. The policy
cost Is low. Come In and
ask for our circular giving
HARTFORD ACCIDENT ul INDEMNITY CO.
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1S22 MAIN HOUSTON 2. TEXAS
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H U M B l l OIL
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Dismukes, Mrs. J. W. Palacios Beacon (Palacios, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. 30, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 22, 1948, newspaper, July 22, 1948; Palacios, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth724396/m1/3/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palacios Library.