Palacios Beacon (Palacios, Tex.), Vol. 27, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 11, 1934 Page: 3 of 4
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Four New Orchards
Started This Year
By Wadsworth Club
Four now orchards wore started in
Wadsworth this year by members of
the Home Demonstration Club, and
the club reports every member has a
Full garden started.
Seven new pantries are started. This
year’s Achievement Day revealed
total of 2065 quarts of food had been
preserved by club members, according
to records of Mrs. Z. Butter, secretary.
Holding a joint Achievement Day
with Matagorda Home Demonstration
Club, the Wadsworth club had splen-
did pantry and bedroom demonstra-
tions at the home of Mrs. Laird and
Mrs. Otto Hudson, respectively.
A BIG LINE OF UP-TO-DATE STETSON HATS FOR FALL
A VARIETY OF NEW PATTERNS OF—
SUITINGS and DRESS PRINTS
—FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY—
—EVERYTHING AT A LOW PRICE—
Wadsworth Pantry Is Golden Wedding
Anniversary Celebration of Lairds
Not every golden wedding anniver-
sary finds two life partners able to do
as much for ench others, as Mr. and
Mrs. J, R. Laird, of Wadsworth. They
were os active on their golden wedding
anniversary us the bride and groom
of today. Mr. Laird had made a pan-
try for his wife and her year of can-
ning activity provided the cannicd
goods to stock it handsomely with 36
varieties of fruits, vegetables and
“The value of my pantry is about
$84,” Mrs. Laird stated during the re
cent Achievement Day tour embracing
pantries and bedrooms in Wadsworth
and Matagorda. The shelving was put
up by my husband for my golden wed-
ding anniversary present and cost $6.
For fifty years I’ve been keeping my
canned goods on the floor and in boxes.
I think it is a wonderful golden anni-
Hominy, agarita juice and agarita
jelly, mincemeat, bread and butter
pickles, lima beans, plum butter, and
wild grapes and bessie sare a few of
the varieties in Mrs. Laird's pantry
in addition to the regular garden veg-
etables and meats.
“I Can Work
Every Day Now”
If vou must be on the job EVERY
DAY, take Lydia E. Pinkham's Tab-
lets. They relieve periodic pain and
discomfort. If you take them regu-
larly ... and if yours is not a surgical
case ... you should be able to avoid
periodic upsets, because this medi-
cine helps to correct the CAUSE of
, “I am a factory worker. I was weak and
nervous and my stomach and back pained
— severely, but since I took Lydia E.
Pinkham’s Tablets the pains
don’t appear anymore”.—
Miss Helen Kolaski, 3'J06 N.
Christiana Ave., Chicago, III,
"I took your Tablets for
painful periods. My back
ached and I had cramping
pains. This medicine re-
lieved the pain immediately.
I am able to do my work
now.”—Mrs. C. C. Woodard,
Route 5, Box 71, Moulton, Ala.
LYDIA E. PINKHAM’S TABLETS
Ask Your Druggist for the 50£ size
Junk Room Is Made Dainty Bedroom
From junk room to bedroom, is the
bedroom demonstration record Mrs.
Otto Hudson of Wadsworth had to
give on the Club Achievement Day,
Friday, October 5th.
Starting with a room in which they
had stored junk, she finished a dainty
bedroom for her daughter, covering all
items specified in .the demonstration
club outline. Beginning with the floor,
which had to be levelled, she finished
floors, wood work, walls, and built a
closet from nn old discarded wardrobe.
“When 1 finished, my daughter cams
running in and said, ‘Mother, this is
just the way I wanted it to look’.”
Mrs. Hudson concluded her report of
THINGS THAT NEVER HAPPEN
By GENE BYRNES
Mr. and Mrs. Luther Hill motored
to Bay City Saturday afternoon.
Mrs. Freeman Harvey was a guest
of Mrs. Glenn Harvey Saturday.
Miss Lucy Harvey spent the week in
Palacios visiting friends and relatives.
Mrs. Nora White and Mrs. Donnie
Hill visited Mrs. Willie Lasley Friday
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Snider were in
Yoakum Thursday and Friday, having
their daughter, Jewel, ‘treated.
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Laslie are the
proud parents of a fine boy, who arriv-
ed October 2nd. Mother and baby are
getting along nicely.
The Women's Home Demonstration
Club met at the home of Mrs. E. I.
Johnson, Thursday at 2 o’clock p. m.
They discussed the Achievement Day
which will be at Mrs. Ruby Dorsey’s
near Dunbar, October 25. Come and
bring your friends.
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FARM NOTES .
CUE. Co. Agt. |
By F. 0. MONTAGUE.
Joe Birkner, dairyman and farmer,
three miles north of Bay City on High-
way 60, is preparing thirty aores of
his fine farm land for a permanent
pasture. His seed have been ordered
and within a few days now they will
be in the ground. He has prepared
the ground as you would for a gar-
den and a fine stand is to be expected.
If he has “good luck,” he should have
pasture there within two years that
will carry a cow to every acre ten
months out of the year. Inst ad of
working to grow feed and haul it in to
the dairy herd, he will Irt each cow
bring in her own feed—a bellyful at a
time. She will get all she wants,
when she wants it, and what she wants.
The mixture to be sown will consist
of Italian Rye Grass, Dallis, Carpet,
Lespedeza, Hop, and Black Medic. The
first three grasses, the last three clov-
ers which will give him a high pro-
tein green feed and a great land build-
er. He will sow at the rate of 22
pounds of the mixture per acre.
Mr. B. F. Curry of McCrosky is at-
tending the Wharton County Fair this
week with his paint Arabian Stallion.
The horse is in fine condition for the
Fair and will, no doubt, thrill the
hearts of all true horsemen. This is the
first time he has been fitted and shown
since he was shipped to Matagorda
County from Oklahoma several yeors
The corn-hog checks for this County
should coni' in within the next few
days and also the corn-hog referen-
dum is to be held this month, at which
time every producer will be given an
opportunity to cast his ballot as to
whether or not he wants a control pro-
gram in 1935.
And that is as it should be. If this
is to be a democratic country, and it
is supposed to be, then it should be
given to every producer the right to
say collectively what they need. Out
of all this delay and confusion we may
derive lasting good, certainly better
than the hog round way of doing
things where the producer gets little
for his toil.
mate, states with estimated cotton pro-
ducion below their Bankhead allot-
ments and the indicated excess in one-
bale certificates arc: Florida, 1,683;
Mississippi, 59,728; Louisiana, 89,028;
Texas, 854,530; Oklahoma, 358,631;
Arkansas, 241,669; Missouri, 34,205;
Total, 1,639,474 certificates. States
with estimated cotton production above
their Bunkhead allotments and the
indicated deficit in one-bale certificates
arc; Virginia, 6,177; North Carolina,
127,307; South Carolina, 100,791; Ala-
bama, 80,625; Georgia, 58,346; Ten-
nessee, 17,875; New Mexico, 13,305;
Arizona, 13,463; California, 8,795; all
other minor cotton states, 4,539; Total
431,223 certificates. The Government
will not purchase any of these sur
plus certificates, but all of the money
taken in by the pool from the sale of
surplus certificates will be distributed
umong producers who surrender certifi-
cates to the pool after deducting ex-
penses, and each producer will receive
his share in the proportion that the
poundage surrendered by him bears to
the total poundage in the national pool.
The surplus certificates that are not
sold will be returned, on a similar
pro rata basis, to the producers partic-
ipating in the pool. They may be used
next year in the event the Bankhead
Act is continued another season. In
the case of purchases and sales of sur-
plus tax-exemption certificates within
a county, the owner of excess certifi-
cates will reecive the full amount of 4
cents a pound, or approximately $20.
per bale, for any certificates he may
sell. Regardless of whether sales are
between individuals or through the
pool, the purchaser must pay the full
four cents a pound rate. This payment
must be made in cash ®xeept on indi
vidual sales made within a county
when other considerations of equal
value may be exchanged for certifi-
cates. All transactions must be made
through the office of the county assist-
ant in cotton adjustment.
State Gasoline Tax is
Over 1933 Collection
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We arc having one of the most beau
tiful spells of weather for fall farm
work you ever saw. The rice farmer
is really “doing his stuff” these days
in getting his harvest finished. He
knows the valu: of good weather. The
hay balers are also busy in baling both
prairie hay and rice straw. No doubt
thirc will be a sale for this roughage
in the drouth stricken areas through
out the country when bad weather sets
Now if more of our row crop farm-
ers would get ail steamed up and be-
gin listing their land for next year’s
crop, we would really be getting ready
for winter. Get all this rank vegeta-
tion turned under where it can rot
and will put the soil in a pulverized,
friable condition that will make the
little seeds come to a stand in a hur-
ry next spring. And, too, by having
the land listed ap will allow the farm-
er to get his crop in early which will
insure him of an early crop, ahead of
the hurricane period and the drouths.
It is just the best crop insurance a
fellow can take out. How about start-
ing the plows? It has to be done some-
time—why wait and take the unnec-
essary chance of getting in the hole.
Let us begin to tame these Matagorda
County farms by doing our haavy
Cotton states, whose production this
year, according to official crop esti-
mates, will exceed their Bankhead Act
allotment will need to purchase only
enough tax-exemption certificates to
cover 431,223 bales of this extra pro-
duction, whereas states whose pro-
duction will be less than their Bank-
head allotments will have for sale sur-
plus certificates for the 1,639,474 bales
difference between their production and
their allotments. Consequently, while
every effort will be made to secure as
large a return as possible for holders
of excess cottoa tax-emption certifi-
cates the Agricultural Adjustment Ad-
ministration reiterated that it would be
mathematically impossible for leach
certificate turned into the national sur-
plus cotton tax-exemption certificate
pool to net owner anywhere near as
much as $20.00 per bale. On the bas-
is of the September 1 cotton crop esti-
Drouthy conditions are not confin-
ed to America, according to reports.
Conditions are reported to be espec-
ially severe in Danube Basin and bu-
reau representatives estimate that the
Danubian wheat crop has been reduced
by dry weather to 100,000,000 bushels
below the 1933 harvest of 370,868,000
bushels. Such a crop would be one of
the smallest on record for the Basin
and would allow little or no exporting.
Crops in almost all countries of the
Northern Hemisphere have been dam-
aged and parts of the Southern Hem-
isphere, particularly Australia and Ar-
gentina, have been affected by drouth.
Rains came too late in Germany, Po-
land, Czechoslovakia and Austria to
offset damage to bread and feed grains.
Large stocks of 1933 broad grain crops
will prevent a shortage of bread but
live stock feed will be short. Russia
has had a severe drouth and short
grain crops are indicated.
Austin, Texas, Oct. 10.—The state
common school fund received the rec-
ord total of $8,496,212 as its one-
fourth “cut” of Texas’ gasoline tax
income for the fiscal year which ended
August 21, nearly $1,000,000 more than
in every previous year, Comptroller
George II. Sheppard announced today.
Schools receive one cent of the four-
cent gasoline tax.
Proportionate boosts went to the
Board of County and District Road
Bond Indebtedm ss, which also re-
ceives one cent of the tax, and the
highway fund, which gets the remain-
ing two cents.
Working his first full fiscal year
with an adequate field force under the
state's strong new “anti-bootleg” law,
the comptroller boosted gas tax in-
come $4,036,845 above last year to an
all-time high total of $33,984,848, his
annual report showed.
He attributed the entire gain to rec-
ord enforcement activity and the edu-
cations! campaign of the Trxus Good
Roads Association. In his state-wide
drive against the tax-stealing “rack-
et,” his 50 field men filed 99 felony
and 71 misdeamor charges during the
year, he reported.
The $33,984,848 income is broken up
into three parts. In addition to the
$8,496,212 for schools, another $8,496,-
212 goes to county tax relief in the
refunding of county road bonds.
Whereas the fund last year was able
to pay all interst on such bonds but
only 30 percent of the principal, the
increase will permit paying this year
of all interest and at least half the
principal maturities, if not more, Mr.
The remainder of the gas tax, or
$16,992,424, is still devoted to the orig-
inal purpose for which the tax was in-
vented—construction and maintenance
of state highways.
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