Yoakum Herald-Times (Yoakum, Tex.), Vol. 64, No. 17, Ed. 1 Friday, February 26, 1960 Page: 4 of 10
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Four — YOAKUM HERALD-TIMES, Yoakum, Texas Friday, February 26th, 1060
Recreation Projects Nearly Equal
To Heavy Industry, Report Shows
The U.S.A. seems to have a
Hew heavy industry or the equi-
valent thereof, Yoakum Tex Tan
President C. C. Welhausen con-
cluded after a recent trip to
New York City.
Addressing ine Yoakum Ro-
tary Club, Welhausen told of
seeing a $68 million recreation
I* project under construction there,
I-' for opening about mid-June I9-
60 and entitled “Freedom Land.”
He reported that it is com-
|Si parable to Walt Disney’s “Dis
neyland” in California, a multi-
million dollar setup of recrea-
tional facilities, amusement
stands, concessions, mechanical
merry-go-rounds of every des-
cription for sparetime enter-
tainment of family groups by
me thousand — ana minions.
Mr. Welhausen traced the ori-
gin of the "Freedom Land” pro-
ject in New York City, where
the required 200 acres will in-
clude parking space for twelve
thousand cars and the amuse-
ment provisions for the six mil-
lion visitors a year who are ex-
The Edward Mann family, farm residents who won the De-
Witt County Soil Conservation District award for doing the best
job of rebuilding the soil — improving a farm from the condition
called very bad to very good by intensive application of conser-
vation methods and practices.
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A limited run of cattle, due
to adverse weather conditions,
was seen Monday at the Fla-
tonia Livestock Commission Co.
In spite of the light run, cattle
and hogs sold very good. De-
mand was good and many buy-
ers expressed the need for good
cow and calf pairs, and there-
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es. The market was strong and
very active. Many welcome spec-
tators were on hand due to the
The hog market was again on
tin1 slight upgrade. The demand
was good and the market was
Good and Choice Calves: $23
Standard Calves: $21 to $24.
Utility Calves: $19 to $22.
Stocker Steer Calves: $26 to
Stocker Heifer Calves: $22 to
Stocker Steer Yearlings: $24
Good Fat Cows: $15 to $17.50.
Canners and Cutters: $12 to
Good Cow and Calf Pairs:
$175 to $240.
Medium Cow and Calf Pairs:
$150 to $175.
Older and Hard Cow and Calf
Pairs $150 down.
Heavy Bulls: $20 to $22.50.
Light Bulls: $20 to $22.
Top Hogs: $14 to $14.90.
Packer Sows: $12.50 to $16.75.
Feeder Shoats: $11.50 to $13.
pccted to buy admission tickets
it ‘10 r'f nt^ (>:ich, after parkin;'
cars at 25c each and going in-
side to purchase the apparently
much-needed novelty entertain-
"Freedom Land,” Welhausen
reported, will be managed by n
couple of Texans who thought
up the idea of making the super
carnival-park into a layout map
“Of the United States, with ela-
borate historical scenes from
each state enacted from time
to time during the day, not (non
excluding the burning of Chica-
go and Civil War scenes.
The project, similar to five
more planned in Florida, Texas,
Colorado and western states,
was started by men who had no
money, nothing except big ideas
and careful planning which they
"sold” to securities companies
who in turn sold stock and in
one day raked in $68 million for
the “International Recreation
Welhausen cited the develop-
ment of the new kind of indus-
try as an indication that the day
of opportunity has not passed
and that people with ability, i-
deas and energy still find it
possible to achieve fabulous suc-
cess and earning power almost
Comments on the new deve-
lopment in the field of recrea-
tion ranged from pro to con, the
cons wondering if the nation is
to become one of full-time re-
creation and onjly spare-time
work, and if so could it compete
with other countries still run-
ning strictly on the vice versa
Mr. Welhausen was introduc-
ed for the special report by
Program Chairman H. A. Don-
Future Airmen On Guest List
Delightful Opera To Be Presented
Julius Simper, Jerry Thomp-
son and Ray Steinmann, left to
right here, were the Yoakum Ro-
tary Club’s honor guests this
week. Two of them are definitely
air-minded, according to statis-
tics gathered and introducer Ro-
tarian Elroy Coldewey. They’re
Seniors at Yoakum High this
Julius Simper, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Alois Simper of Rt. 2 Yoa-
kum, plans to graduate in May
with 21 credits, by rounding out
his high school year with a cur-
rent schedule including Band,
Solid Gemoetry and Trig, Civ-
ics-Economics, English 4 and
Physics. Stage Band member-
ship for two years provides him
with spare time work and play.
Future plans for Julius include
the possibility of attending Air
Age Inst i to at Kansas City.
Jerry Thompson, son of Mr.
and Mrs. G. J. Thompson of
1128 East Gonzales, anticipates
working for an airline some day.
Although the flat-top haircut is
not a requisite for such sports,
lie is known at YHS as a four-
year football man. Current sub-
jects which will add up 22.5
credits for Jerry include Alge-
bra 2, English 4, Public Speak-
ing, Agriculture 3, Civics and
Ray Steinmann, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Leonard Stcinman of
Rt. 3 Yoakum, has plans for en-
rolling at Texas Lutheran Col-
lege at Seguin after graduation
hero in May with 23 credits. His
extra curricular activities in-
clude Bow Wow (school news-
paper) staff membership, class
plays, Spanish Club and Tri-
Pentagon Club sessions and pro-
jects. His current schedule was
listed Solid-Trigonometry, Eng-
lish 4, Spanish 2, Civics-Econo-
mies and Physics
Junior C. D. A.
Tree troops of Juniorettes and
four troops of Junior Catholic
Daughters of America in uni-
form attended the 8:00 o'clock
mass at St. Joseph’s Catholic
Church Sunday Feb. 21 and re-
ceived llaly Communion in a
They were served breakfast
in the Gym by Mrs. Friedel,
Mrs. Afflcrbach and Mrs. Wag-
An initiation followed at
which time the following girls
were iniatiated into the Junior
Catholic Dauthters of America:
Mary Bcttge, Nancy Berger, Jea-
nie Afflerbach, Jeanette Cho-
mout, Louise Lorke, Joan Frie-
del, Aline Wick, Barbara Mi-
kulenka, Jeanette Wagner and
The initiation ceremonies were
exemplified in a most impres-
sive manner by the following
officers of the court: President,
Margartt Kocian, Vice President,
Mary O'Neil, Secretary, Kar-
leori Ward, and Reporter, Lu-
cille Nolan. They were assist-
ed by members of the court. The
three-point aim of Juniors: to
lie good Catholics, good citizens
and good sports, was cleverly
brought out to all members.
After the initiation Mrs. Lor-
ke announced the winner of the
Essay Contest who was Jea-
nette Chomout, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. James Chomout of
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A COOPERATIVE CREDIT ORGANIZATION
Open House Farm
Bureau Meeting At
The members and directors of
the Gonzales County Farm Bu-
reau will hold an open house
Saturday, February 27, 1960, at
their recently opened office in
Gonzales, between the hours of
10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The of-
fice is located on the West side
of the Texas Hero’s Square in
tiie Plaza Hotel Building.
County President. Vernon Col-
well, along with other Farm Bu-
reau Directors will bo on hand
to greet the guests as they re-
gister throughout the day. At
3:00 p.m. attendance prizes, con-
sisting of a Sunbeam Electric
Fryer, and an Electric lee Cream
Freezer will be awarded by a
drawing. Registration for the
drawing will be limited to adult
members of a family only. You
will not have to be present to
All members and friends of
the Gonzales County Farm Bu-
reau are invited to attend. Re-
freshments will be served.
The following were also pre-
sent: State Regent, Mis. A. J.
Rohan; Grand Regent, Miss Flo-
line Hilseher; Junior Chairman,
Mrs. E. J. Lorke; Vice Chair-
man, Mrs. Otis Hermes; Coun-
sellors, Mcsdamcs Willard Do-
bault, Mrs. Wilmoth, Mrs. Les-
ter Hagan and Mrs. James Cho-
“Die Fledermaus," a gay, de-
lightful opera by the immortal
"Waltz King,” Johann Strauss,
wdl be presented by the Hous-
ton Grand Opera Assn. Satur-
day and Monday, March 5 and
7, as the final production of its
Curtain time is 8:00 p.m.
Sung in English, “Die Fleder-
maus” will bring to the Music
Hall stage the frivolity and hu-
mor of Vienna’s brilliant social
whirl, with the Houston Sym-
phony Orchestra playing the
"champagne of Viennese mus-
ic" under Walter Herbert’s di-
Jean Fenn, who has been ac-
claimed as one of grand opera’s
most gifted and loveliest young
singing actresses, will sing the
role of Rosalinda. Daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. George Fenn of
Sugar Land, she has appeared
with the San Francisco Opera,
the New York City Center Ope-
ra, the New Orleans and Den-
ver Operas ,and has sung lead-
ing Soprano roles at the Metro-
politan. Miss Fenn has sung mu-
sicals in Los Angeles Kansas
City, St. Loui, Dallas and New
York; and she has done radio,
television, supper club, motion
picture and recording work.
Singing the role of her hus-
band, Gabriel Eisenstein, will bn
Jack Russell, versatile young
Baritone, well known for his ap-
pearances with the NBC - TV
O tier a, Max Liebman “Specta-
culars” and seven seasons with
the New York City Opera. He
lias sung the part of Eisenstein
Jacquolynne Moody, another
Texas beauty, will sing the part
of Adele, the maid Bom in San
Antonio, she had her first voice
training there, before going East
Before March 1
Austin — February 29th is
the deadline for purchasing Bay
Bait Shrimp Boat Licenses. Per-
sons failing to get their licenses
before March 1st will not have
another chance to purchase
them untl January of next year,
according to the fiscal director
of the Texas Game and Fish
All persons operatng commer-
cial boats shrimping in the in-
land waters of Texas must have
this $30 license as required In
House Bill 12, enacted by the
Every commercial boat drag-
ging shrimp nets in the inland
waters must have the metal tags
issued with each license, dis-
played prominently on the bow
or outside the wheel house.
Anyone intending to enter the
commercal bait shrimping busi-
ness, and those who are in the
business now but don’t have the
new license, should attend to
the matter immediately.
These licenses are now on
sale at the Texas Game and Fish
Commission offices in Houston,
Beaumont, Corpus Christ i, Gal-
veston, Brownsville, Freeport,
Koekport, Seabrook, Palacios,
Port Lavaca, and Aransas Pass.
on a four-year scholarship. Now
leading coloratura Soprano with
the New York City Opera Co.,
Miss Moody has sung Adele in
both New York and Chicago
with brilliant success.
Playing the role of Alfred, an
opera singer, will be Thomas
flayward, Metropolitan Opera
Tenor, and Dr. Falke will oe
sung by John Reardon, who
sang this Baritone role with the
New York City Oners last sea-
son. Tenor Michael Pollock will
play Prince Orolofsky.
Houstonians in the cast will
be Baritone Jack Dickinson as
Frank; Soprano Murray Engel-
hart as Sally. Adele’s sister;
and Jim Lewis in the speaking
part of Frosh, the jailer.
Sets are from the New Or-
leans Opera House Ass’n. Char-
les Rosekrans is Chorus Master
and Mms, Tatiana Semenova is
Choreographer. A group of dan-
cers from the Houston Founda-
tion for Ballet will appear in
the second act. Michael Pollock,
stage director of the New York
City Opera Co., is production
Tickets are available at the
office of the Houston Grand O-
nera Ass’n., 3003 Louisiana St.
Houston 6, Texas. Phone JA-6-
Day March 1st
— Have >»>n betn visiting or
have you had visitors — if so
why not let your neighbors and
friends know about it — jot It
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paper for the Personal Mention
File Tax Early For
Taxpayers of the Austin Dis-
trict are heeding the advice of
District Director R. L. Phlnney
to file their Federal income tax
returns early so they may re-
ceive any refund due them as
quickly as possible.
Mr. Phiney said 320,000 indi-
vidual taxpayers already have
filed their 1959 returns presum
ably because many of them may
have- a refund coming and they
are eager to get It.
"We have started to process
th returns already filed,” FTdn-
noy said. "If they are in perfect
order and a refund is due, our
(‘.illy processing will speed up
the refund checks accordingly.
Those returns which require a
pre-refund audit will take long-
er to process, but in every such
case, the taxpayer will be not-
ified by letter of the reason for
delay. Even the pre-refund audit
may be completed sooner be-
cause of early filing.’’
Phlnney again repeated his
tips for early filers who want
to receive any refund due them
as quickly as possible.
One is not to omit any essen-
tial information on your return,
such as your signature (and
that of your spouse if it is a
joint return), and the W-2 tax
Another is to print your ad-
dress as legibly as you can print
And the third is not to write
for a few weeks asking where
your refund is because replies
to such letters only slow down
the whole refunding process.
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Janacek, John E. Yoakum Herald-Times (Yoakum, Tex.), Vol. 64, No. 17, Ed. 1 Friday, February 26, 1960, newspaper, February 26, 1960; Yoakum, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth758933/m1/4/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Carl and Mary Welhausen Library.