Palacios Beacon (Palacios, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 9, 1941 Page: 3 of 8
The following text was automatically extracted from the image on this page using optical character recognition software:
ifpl Thursday, October "ft, T941
PALACIOS BEACON. PALACIOS, TEXAS
Mrs. John Bowden was in Hous-
P. O. Box 1084 Corpus Christ i
By Camilla Bradley
HOME GARDENING MAGAZINE
There arc a lot of odd jobs to be
done in the garden now. Separate
violets and replant them in soil that
ha« been enriched with fertilizer,
either commercial or barnyard. Few
people realize the importance of
separating and feeding: violets yet
32 EGGS IN ONE DAY?
Even a top-notch hen would have to work overtime
each month to supply you with enough eggs to eat
in one day in order to obtain the daily calcium ration
required by your system.
Here’s a tip—
Just one quart of Bay City Creamery milk
contains as much calcium as does 32 eggs!
Drink Milk for Health
—At Your Favorite Grocer’s—
Bay City Creamery
PHONE 238 IN PALACIOS
there are many complaints on all
sides that “violets aren’t what they
used to be.”
If your wisteria failed to bloom
last spring, give it some attention
now. Cut a circular trench about 3
feet in diameter around the trunk
and add a pound of bone meal to
the soil as it is replaced. Root-prun-
ing is not enough by itself. New
weak growth should be removed
from the vine, leaving the old hard
wood on which the blossoms will
appear next spring.
Feed chrysanthemums every ten
days with liquid manure or commer-
cial fertilizer (2 tablespoonfuls to
a plant) until their buds show color.
A good synthetic liquid manure muy
be made by dissolving an ounce of
ammonium sulphate in two gallons
Aphids along the stems of chry-
santhemums (or any other plant)
will sap their strength and in ex-
treme cases curtail the devclopmt nt
of buds. Fight these pests with a
spray containing nicotine sulphate
or phyrethrum in solution or dust
the plants with tobacco dust.
Cutting of boxwood taken in Oc-
tober root eaily. Plant them in a
mixture of sand and peat moss pr
in very friable soil. Their only real
j requirement is constant moisture
Camellias should be watered often
when they are in bud to prevent
shedding. However, make certain
that thi drainage is good. Combat
! tea scale by spraying with an oil
(emulsion solution. This scale usual-
ly starts at the bottom of the plant
and works up. Control it before the
flowers appear, taking pecial care
to spray the lower side of leaves.
Do not spray after the buds b gin
■ —i-i ”fa
in whip mr
ONE COMPANY ALONE
BUSHELS Of COM
AMERICAN INDIANS YIHPBENTAHPFAsIeHEP
SAPLLN6S AS 1MU 6W0ES APE
RESPONSIBLE SO* MAW OF THE OOMV BENT
OLD TREES SEEN 6K0YJINS TOOA/
The Feoehal WerhmehTs
ffeswty payroll, EKCiwmtr
So.tim and sailor: has
BECOliB ALMOST Ai LARif
AS m IVBEKLT PAYROLL Of
ALL The MAtujFACTuH.nl>
IHOtSTHIS in AMERICA.
The ewUPE VV3?k!IU<S population! of the
tlNifEP C-'I.'K uN.u D HAVE 1D SPEND AUL ns Time
AT SPlKH": RfllJS Ali? LOOM 10 FiOPOCt. 6V -
CflWNIAl ACTi. .OT,E ClOTHHDHUSED *1 AAieR.CA
to open for fear of damaging flow-
For answers to your questions on
gardening problems -end a self-ad-
dressed, stamped envelope to the
Service Department, Rome Garden-
ing Magazine, 610 Bienville St,
New Orleans, La.
Sharks vs. St. Joseph “B" of Vie
tory on local gridiron Friday nigjit
f Vmdsrmg about fie S942tm
Here is Buick's superb solution to the problems posed by making
our national defense, as it should be, industrial America’s No, 1 fob
ii in mu in i i—mini mmwuvwrr
Our ossijnmttnti Build-
Pratt K Whitney
engines for defense v«*•
The Home Demonstration Club
met at Mrs. J. J. Savage's home
last Wednesday afternoon, with 12
ladies present. Mrs. Lenus Peter-
‘on gave a report on her trip to
Beaumont, Texas, to our state meet-
Several of our young folks en-
joyed the Palaeios-Pt. Lavaca foot-
ball game at Palacios Friday night.
Elizabeth Rocktnbaugh was ab-
sent from school several days last
week due to sickness.
Our community was saddened
Sunday morning when the Death
Angel vMted the Dam-trom homo
taking away Miss Ida who has been
Q. How do I get the highest re-
turn on my investment in Defense
A. By holding each Bond for its
full term of years you will secure
the full maturity vulue. A Defense
Savings Bond of Scries E increases
in value 33 1/3 percent if held for
Q. Is the Government concerned
over whether I buy my Defense Sav-
ings Stamps at post offices, banks,
savings and loan institutions, re-
tail stores, or elsewhere?
A. No. The Government is inter-
ested in having as many persons as
possible take a hand in the National
Defense Program. Toward that end
the Treasury is making Bonds and
Stamps available for purchase in
the largest number of places pos-
NOTE.—To purchase Defense
Bonds and Stamps, go to the near-
est post office or bank, or write
for information to the Treasurer of
the United States, Washington, D.
AUSTIN.—This is the season for
Dengue fever, according to Dr. Geo
W. Cox, State Health Officer. Sev-
eral cases of this disease have been
reported to date and no doubt will
continue to increase until the first
Dengue is characterized by sud
den onset, headache, and pain in the
back and limbs, especially the joints.
The fever is of short duration, but
recovery is slow. While causing
great discomfort, the disease is sel
dom fatal. However, the loss of time
involved is a great economic factor.
One attack is generally followed by
immunity for a few years.
Dengue fever is caused by the
bite of the same mosquito that
transmit yellow fever. Those who
have not studied the mosquito ar-
unable to distinguish the different
species. Even though certain mos-
quitoes may be incapable of caus-
ing diseases such as D nr > • or ma-
laria, they are very much a nuis-
To prevent Dengue fever and nth
er diseases transmitted by mos-
quitoes, alj places where they pro-
pagate .-hould be eliminated. All
was held at the home Sunday after-!or oiled, rain barrels screened, am;
noon at 4 o’clock, conducted by Rev. jeans or anything that will hold wa-
ter should be destroyed. Houses
should be screened with sixteen
mesh screen. Community-wide mos-
quito campaigns will greatly aid in
reducing Dengue fever and add
much to the comfort of the citizen.-.
Herlin of E! Campo. A group of
friends and relatives from near-by
towns were present She leaves
three brothers, and four sistgr.*, a
number of nieces and nephews anil
a host of friends.
K. W. Johnson of Harlingen, and
the Richard Dam-trom family <>f
Prairie Center Home
The Prairie Center Home Demon-
stration Club met Thursday, Oct. 2,
with Mrs. Leo Johnson of El Ma-
ton, one of our former members.
The roll call was answered by each
member telling, “How I Can Save
Steps in My Kitchen.” Several good
ideas were given. The officers for
the following year were elected as
follows: Mrs. Stellu Pierce, presi-
dent; Mrs. Mabel Johnson, vice-
president; Mrs. Frank Stallard,
Council Delegate; and Mrs. Ray
Dorsey, secretary and treasurer.
Delicious refreshments of punch
and cookies were served by the
hostess to eleven members.
The next meeting will be with
Mrs. S. C. Blown, October 17.
“Rearrangement of the Kitchen,”
was the keynote of the demonstra-
tion given by Miss Alma Stewart
to the Prairie Center Home Dem-
onstration Club women September
18, at the home of Mrs, J. K. Dar-
nall. Miss Stewart said that many
times a kitchen can be made more
convenient, as well as more attrac-
tive, just by a simple rearrange-
ment of the furniture. She also told
us that one of the biggest things
to do now is to see that we have
p garden growing for every fam-
Airs. J. K. Darnall, assisted by
Mrs. Royee Darnall, served delicious
home-made ice cream and cookies
to twelve club members and three
Try “RUB-51 Y-TISM”
A Wonderful Liniment
^"Relieves Distress From*>
Which RMkos Veil
Hundreds of thou-
sands of women
who sutler distress
ram was i
by paying th
ed them to
their report c
ing at them la
uniforms in c
the we.k-cn !. 1
to Camp Hulen
■ gave i
se last wc
1 grades ■
will be loo
t have come bi:
Mrs. Glenn Jones,
is spending the week
aunt, Mrs. John Bowi
urned to h.’
monthly uisiurbances — head-
ache, backache, cramps, distress
of “irregularities”, a bloated feel-
ing, so tired, weak — have ob-
tained wonderful relief from
such symptoms by taking Lydia
E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Com-
Lydia Pinkhi.m’s Compound is
fm out for relieving monthly
pain and distress. Taken regu-
larly — it helps build up resist-
ance against such weak, tired,
cranky feelings — due to this
Lydia Pinkham's Compound is
iBflifliaiiiline you can buy today
: ' , r
i n. Get a
in vour druggist,
OF THE 3
Widths B’a t
rd (our new
T was no time to duck
So we didn’t try.
or dodge the facts. Now we’re announcing those T
!!ing you how go
Instead we said—these being the materials
critical in the defense program, we’ll do our
planning for 19-12 with that foremost in mind.
Why waste words
arc! You can’t put language in the :
and learn either how many or how cn
arc the miles .you !I gut p r gallon.
Not merely for an
tainly not for any
Wc had to have a real and representative
Buick. One we could be proud of. One able
enough, active enough, durable enough to serve
till annual new models are the rule again.
We resolved on a 1942 automobile of such
merit as could carry the Buick reputation
without fault until other new Buicks, however
far off, could come along to refresh it.
There’s a better answer—yc
cars themselves. Come on, do
own yardstick on their quality.
It would be a shame, for you and for
have you miss the dreadnought Buick
built to stand up successfully to ti c
job in years.
No other car has
u drive these
'hat! Put your
to begin school. ?
take Miss Velas
elected to the Cvici
Mrs. Force was
(S Al L U a 1N
WITH 21 8
in Houston over
Garden Club News
The regular nice ting of the Gr1 I
|din Club will be at the home of
rs. Wylie Milam next Tuesday I
BETTER BUY B,
EXEMPlAR OF GENERAL MOTORS VALUE
- ;/ ■" ___
FIRE3ALL STRAIGHT- EIGHT VAtVE-IN-H
ENGIUS * COMPOUND C/- ’ :’>CN 'jit-,,.
on most modols) -k Oil-CUSt; ‘.’ixlO kRANKsil
PINS AND JOURNALS ★ STU! Wilt COd
RODS * STEPi^N PARKING 1' ’ * BROADRI.
WHEELS A TUlir ADJ'JSTAOll STEERING P :
* BODY BY USHER * WEATHERWARCiN V.
note of this i
FOLEY MOTOR CO.
312 FIFTH STRUCT
KEANS LONGER SERVICE
This fall you want to be doubly sure your car stays in
tip-top condition. That's why you'll like Humble service.
Drive by an Humble station today for ct fall check-up. It
may mean extra months of trouble-free service.
Tune in Humble broadcasts of Southwest Conference
football games each week-end. Watch your Humble station
for details of games and radio stations.
HUMBLE OIL & REFIHIHG COMPANY
A Texas institution manned by Texans
Here’s what’s next.
This issue can be searched. Note: Results may vary based on the legibility of text within the document.
Tools / Downloads
Get a copy of this page or view the extracted text.
Citing and Sharing
Basic information for referencing this web page. We also provide extended guidance on usage rights, references, copying or embedding.
Reference the current page of this Newspaper.
Niven, B. C. Palacios Beacon (Palacios, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 9, 1941, newspaper, October 9, 1941; Palacios, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth724859/m1/3/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palacios Library.