Edna Weekly Herald (Edna, Tex.), Vol. 42, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 14, 1949 Page: 2 of 20
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EDNA WEEKLY HERALD—EDNA, TEXAS
Thumlay, April 14, 194S
, MRS. IAN PARK
(All Items Duly Appreciated)
PA RKNTTEY ( I I Kit ASSOCIATION
The Ganado P. T. A. met Tuesday,
April 5, in a good meeting. A very
entertaining program was given by
the fourth grade of Airs. II. L. Wil-
liams. The program started by the
pupils meeling in their club meeting
and then adjourning to put on an
operetta, "The Tittle Boy and the
Three Billy Goats.” Jerry Wallace,
Jim Baukuight, and Jon Tom Maurtz
had the solos.
Air. Adams directed them in a
group of songs played on their
Airs. J. W. Schrmisher spoke on.
“Better Homes With the Help of the
Schools.” Sim brought out many
good points, also leading the group
in discussions. She said that a teach-
er was a ^blessing, and that she could
do much to help parents by what
they fetich the child.
This was one of tlto most enjoy-
able meeting we have lAul this year,
and showed much thought and prepa-
The next meeting and the final
meeting for Ibis school year, will he
held ABiy ll’tli, at :30. Also installu-j
lion of oflicers, and play night. Come
Buying U. S. Savings Bonds is the
Best way I know to stop worrying about
money. Ami if you persist in worry-
ing, after starting to pile up money the
sore, automatic way, the only worry
you'll have is how best to spend it when
you start ensiling in after ten years.
Your government offers two great
plans, hutli of them automatic and
both profitable. They are the Payroll
Savings Plan where you work, or, if
self-employed, the Bond-a-Mpnth Plan
at your hank. If you can sign up for
a $37.50 bond earb month liiey’ll grow
to $1,998 in 10 years.
V.S. Treasury Department
The Catholic Daughters of America
met in tlie Parish lliill Monday night
for their regular business meeting.
The meeting was called to order by
Grand Regent, Evelyn Venglar.
Alary Louise Villafranca, acting
historian, read a letter' from Miss
Njarlue Jlosney, National Seere-
- of the Catholic, Daughters of
. The Daughters agreed to
mass said every month for
Bather during ids Golden
The meeting was closed by a pray-
er by Father A. V. Aluneth.
The next meeting will be held Alay
Dili. At this meeting the election of
officers will take place, and all mem-
bers are urged to attend.
Immediately following the meet-
ing, the members completed their pro-
ject of making bandages to he sent
for unfortunate people suffering from
Air. and Airs. M. R. Whyinun left
last Friday on a three weeks vaca-
tion on the west coast. They will
visit a sister and a niece in Los Ange-
les for several days, then go on to
Ban Francisco, to spend the remainder
of the time with their son and daugh-
ter-in-law, Donald and Zita.
Air. and Airs. M. L. HulUiuist, Air.
and Airs. Willard llultquist and
daughter, and Air. Bob llultquist and
sou spent Sunday in Bellville with
Air. and Airs. II. J. Braun and son.
Ray Selby attended a bankers
meeting in Brownsville Saturday Right,
returning home Sunday.
Air. and Airs. A. N. Strauss left
Sunday for Oklahoma where they
will visit for several days with Air.
and Alr,s. Frank Strauss and family.
Air. and Airs. W. A. Smith of San
Antonio and All's. Whelan of Itobs-
town ale guests in tho W. A. Stewart
Messrs. T. N. Alaurltz and C. A.
Ilolub were Houston business visi-
AOss AlarU'lyn Cook is enjoying a
two weeks vacation l'ro her duties
at Hie Citizens Slate Bank.
Air. and Airs. Alarliu Olson and
daughters of New York, N. Y., came
in Sunday to visit with their par-j
cuts, Air. and Airs. Arvid Anderson. J
Air. ami Airs. T. N. Alaurltz,. Airs.
Adair AI. Nelson and daughters and
Aliss Shirley B. Polk attended thoj
A Capelin Choir concert of the Lutli-j
eras College of Seguut in El Cnmpo
Aiaurilz Swenson of Abilene spoilt
several days last week with his par-
ents, Air. and Airs. A. W. Swenson.;
Kunkel, Freddy Ilenskc, Luokemeyer,
C. w. Full; amt. AI. 8. Frueh visited
Airs. 11. K. Spencer recently.
First Daplist Church
Daniel E. Hogan, Pastor
Sunday School 9:1,1 A. AI
Floyd Goodman, Supt.
Preaching- 11 A. AI. and 7:30 P. AI.
Training 1’iiiim 0:30 P. AI.
Arthur Lewis,. Director
IV. AI. S.- Each Monday 2:00 P. AI
Airs. J. E. Sheffield, Pres.
2nd and -1th Tuesdays, 7:30 P.AI.
Allie Purswell, Pres.
Youth Rally each Saturday 7 :30 P. AI.
Billy Wilks, Youth Leader
Ganado Methodist Church.
C. AI. NYQUIST, Pastor.
(‘hurcli School at 10 o’clock. Classes
for all ages. Airs. Roy Selby, S. S.
Alorning Worship at 11 o’clock. A
well ordered worship service with
sermon and special music.
Youth meeting at <1 :45. A service
for youth by youth.
Evening Worship at 7:30 o’clock.
Song service and brief sermon.
AMERICAN LUTHERAN CHURCH
AI, S. FRUEH, Pastor
GOOD FRIDAY Services 10:30 a. in.
Easter, without a realization and
acceptance of the facts of Good Fri-
day, is nothing more than nun liegtheu
celebration. We invite you to worship
Sunday School......9:00 A. AI.
Kodachromc Easter slides with the
recorded Easter Story via/ wire re-
Certainly, for all!
Services ............ 10.00 A. AI.
Airs. I >. II. Allen and Airs. E. D.
While and members of the newly or-
ganized l’resby teria n Church at
Plncedo were gnosis Tuesday of I lie
Women of I lie Church of Hie Presby-
terian Church at Port Lavaca. The
meeting was held in tile home of Airs.
Joe B. Aloore. All's. White led the de-
votional on prayer. When tile groups
were divided for- sperial study, she
had charge of the secretaries and
I rcasiircrs. Mr$. Allen inslrueled the
presidents and viee-presidents. In the
afternoon, the inspirnl ional talk was
given by Airs. Allen. Her subject was
"Using lli,' things al hand for the
glory of God." Colored movies were
shown of the Presbyterian Young
People's Aleeliimg held recently in Har-
lingen. The Edna representatives re-
port that a very lovely luncheon was
Alesdames (l. 1*. Steinke, Ernest i herveil by the hostess club.
Of All U.S. Women
Drawing Pay Checks
WASHINGTON, D. C. — Almost
one-third of all women of working
age are drawing a pay envelope
according to the women’s bureau
of the labor department.
A new handbook on Facts on
Women Workers also disclosed that
the place of one fifth of the coun-
try’s married women appears to
be outside the home.
“In sharp contrast to the popu-
larly envisioned picture of the
‘average’ family, consisting of
father, mother, and children,
stands the fact that in 1946 over
6,500,000 families had a woman
head,” the 79-page compendium
Until 1900, women constituted
less than 20 per cent of all work-
ers in the labor force, according
to the report, based on census fig-
ures. Less than 20 per cent of
women worked for pay. But in
1947, latest year reported, women
in the labor force numbered 16,-
323,000, constituted 27.6 per cent of
all workers, and 29.8 per cent of
all women of working, age wore
drawing a pay envelope.
The bureau said it was seeking
to promote a more idealistic con-
cept of the American family pat-
Analyzing the economic respon-
sibilities of women workers, the
bureau estimated that 84 of every
100 working women do so to sup-
port themselves and others.
A section of the handbook on
women’s earnings showed that the
1946 median of all women working
full-time was $1,671, and that only
about One women in ten made as
much as $2,500 annually.
State labor laws for women were
analyzed, as was legislation affect-
ing household employes. The po-
litical and civil status of women
as of Jan. 1, 1948, with all prin-
cipal legal sex distinctions is noted.
The book concludes with a selected
bibliography on American women
and a list of national women’s or-,
i: m i
Alaskan Railroad "Manager
Says Lady Section Crew Best
WASHINGTON. — Col. J. P.
Johnson, general manager of the
Alaska Railroad, has reported
that “a lady section gang” on
his line “has the best-kept sec-
tion along the railroad.”
He explained to the senate in-
terior committee that eight In-
dian women comprised the sec-
tion gang at Cantwell, about half-
way between Anchorage and
‘‘‘That section is the best-kept
section along tte rhjlroad,” he
said. “It is rugged country.”
Friday-Saturday, April 15-16
Solid Pack Texas
No. 1 Cans
? ‘ ...
2 Lb. Box
2 No. 2 1-2 Cans 51C
1 Lb. Pkg.
IBB ■■ B B I
■ BI D I
Sweet Pickins Early June i
2 No. 2 Cans 25C ^
■ ■■■■aiDDDDDDDDDDD fl" S
Mysore’s Gold Lures Man
Towards Core of Earth
How far below the earth’s sur-
face has man penetrated?
His deepest burrowings toward
the core of the earth have been
made in mining gold, says the Na-
tional Geographic society. The
record is presumed to be in the
Crown mine near Johannesburg,
Transvaal, Union of South Africa,
where miners work at close to a
An indication that India’s gdld
diggers match South Africa’s in
downward plumb, however, ap-
pears in a recent issue of a pic- ’
torial magazine published in Bom-
Describing a working visit to
Kolar gold fields, Mysore, by Voile-
mar Wentzel, National Geographic
society, staff photographer, the In-
dian publication notes that Went-
zel "photographed the underground
working^, being lowered the last
200 feet in a bucket to the bottom
of a shaft nearly 9,000 feet below
the surface, where possibly the
deepest picture in the world was
Edna Study Club.
Ladies’ Aid Society.
The Ladies’ Missionary y. -
the Lutheran Church met T
April th, at li p. in. at T.v f
Mirs. M. T. Simons, Jr.
124 l^embers and .*»
The guests were: Mrs. < V-ii. Ma: U:..
Mrs. A. It. McDowell and Mr- M
T. Simons of'Edna and Mr-. '
Wickham of Palaeius.
Singing of llie M.i>V '
was followed by a s'/ripini
prayer by Rev. Albers,
vice-1 for Missions was faken
■‘How to Preserve ti
Sin” was the subject ‘of i.he* L
made by Mrs. E. \\\ S<-!ii.«*i«I*t. >;.*■
emphasized the following n p”ir’-:
We must kefy temptation away from
llie child, surround tie- filial with
wholesome i nlluonce-^ teach the
aim0gt! (,bild to love Jesus, tench t}j» child
the true fear of God, tea'll the
to meet temptation, train the
I sciehee of tin* child, and give the
I child a good example.
Refreshments carried out thd En-
Edna Weekly Herald
■(Established in 190G)
The Edna Study Club met at the
Walgreetas Tea room Wednesday,
April (1th , at 4:30. Mrs. Walton
■Worthy and Mrs. Robert MeClung
were co-hostesses iu the place of Mrs.
for missions was taken.
Beeiiu.se ‘hardly anyone could aus-
were roll call with the name of an
outstanding Buddhist spiritual lend-
er. tlie lines (5e each) collected broke
all previous records,
president, presided instead of the
Mrs. C. G. . .Khoeumte, first
president, presided iiisead of the
president, Mrs. Rulin' Watson, who
was ill. The secretary, Airs. W. M.
Jones, was also unable to attend.
Mrs. Woodie Bowc acted in her stead.
“The Origin and Magnitude of lito (
Buddhist Religion” was reviewed by j
Mrs. Jack Gillespie revealed
unbelievable facts regarding its age
, • i„ c ud to abhor sin. prepare tin.
and prevalence. Originating in India, j . ...... ,. .
il was kept there for many years' by
the Kings. The first Bmlda in human
form on record, she reported existed
live centuries before a monument was
.Jackson County, per year......$1.50
..r.j -ii rod CCjunoo uosipttp apispu
No’, of papers printed eaeli week
coed as second class matter at
I‘"'i Office in Edna, Texas, under
A'-ts of Congress of March 3rd,
111)eoiis rellci'tion upon the
standing or reputation of
corporation or individual,
in these columns will lie
corrected upon it being
/ the attention of the pub-
Elsewhere, miners rarely go 'erected to His memory by King Asoka
even half as deep as in these gold j about 250 li. (J.. This monument,
mines. The 9,000-foot depth is looked jant its inscription are proof, she ox-
ter theme in the small cake nests till-
on as about the limit for profitable
mining of gold, although exploratory
bores in the Crown mine have ap-
proached 11,000 feqt.
led with strawberries and whipped
j cream, eandv Easier eggs and coffee..
I IS ■ I I E ■ B I ■ S
h i a n
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LEE DRUG COMPANY
(0aU|i<een <fbqencif Prtu| Stor-e
of gifts fo
is almost here. We have a good line
everyone from BABY to GRANDMA
come in and see our gift counter.
We have a complete stock of greeting cards for all occasions. J
SELECT YOUR EASTER GIFTS FROM LEE’S
Thirty niemliers w<*r»* jire-'nt al
the dinner meeting of tin* W’e-'Iey
Brotherhood \V<*dm*<»Iay night, April
(I, at the Met hodi-U (’hunh. Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Tlionuisson .-Dry' ll t i.**
dinner. A history of tin* growth of
tiie Melliodist Chimb in this setlion
plained.* that there was a Buddha
that long ago.
As oilier religions developed in
India, Buddhism declined and is mnv
nearly extinct there. It, however, is
found in almost (‘very other nation in
the world. It is especially prominent
in Japan and China. Buddhist fol-
lowers an* also to lie found in the
United Stales, Mrs. Gillespie said,
and lliev have hopes that their reli-,
gion will revive America since there "as gtyen by < . S. Simon-. lie also
is so much dissatisfaction and they! *ou< M nIM,n 1 " 11 11 '
believe tlie mind controls the body
mill can,therefore, right the ills of
the'world. I , Shutt-Cooke
Primitive tribes Were willing to ►jiiuii
bow down to this god. They were!
taught that individual perfection | marriagi
would prevent all ills and' that if
they had physical Imperfections it
was because they had failed to live
by their beliefs. Also, they were
taught there was no life after death.
Square Dance Lessons.
1 *“• hr-i '"f a series of square dance
-pohsored hy llie Edna Busi-
-• *11 h I I ToIVssionn I Women, was
i Friday niglil. April Slh, at tin?
L'h.:i' < i% if Auditorium. Because of a
ppviMij-. arrangement with the teaeh-
that fla-re would he a cheek with
Hid Ha-- members on the lirst night to
<h-i« d mind 111• • i r prefer(‘iii*(> for a night
hoii| the *-lass, a vote was taken at
*his iiU'i-iing. J’lic majority of the
'Ll" mmnl.Dr- voted in favor of liold-
• ■la s s.
"u Thursday nights.
in*xl class will he held
•■'i. in I lie (’ivie Audi-
, "ill he a string hand
I church in Victoria and Goliad
Word has just been received
on February llh of Herbert
, Sliutt and Miss Elaine Gooke at the
j Immanuel Lutheran Chun-h in Hons
i ton. Mr. Shutt. is a son of Mr. and
i Mrs. John Shull of the Koop Settle
incut. The bride is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. J. I >. Cooke of Hemp
stead. She attended the Inivir-ity
of Houston. '1’lie groom iy a gradu-
(ate of Vanderbilt, High School. lie
meeting of n«* Ja. kson <’<>unty | „,,,.,,,1,.,, , niv.-r-ity ..f Ib/.st.m
from l!Mli to 19)9.
LET US FILL YOUR
YOU GET PROMPT,
Co-Op will he iield at tlie court liouse
Friday night, April 15th at 7:30 P.
At. All members are urged to attend
this -mooting and get their member-
ship certificates. Several items of
business will be disposed of at
meeting. An election will be held to
select two directors for the Co-Op.
These directors will fill the unexpir-
ed terms of Air. E. N. Alalphurs, Jr.,
and Jerome Sliowalter, who have re-
signed from the board of directors of
the Co-Op. ,
’ . —REPORTER.
""'■e nnd one lialf years in
,l,l‘ Nai.v, Charles Walger, I). F. C.
S'»n of Rev. and Mrs. I. E. AValk-
now out ami will bead for borne
Monday, meanwhile he is visit-
ing friends in Lnnghenoh, California,
ranking is that of Carpenter’s
I'ir-I i la A He lias speeializ-
‘•d in finishing, I'spfs'ialiv cabinet
A group Of Edna musa mn- fnrnisl,- work. He has bought an' old Ford
eil the program for the It o'clock ear for the journey l.ome bis mr
th'S broadi-ast over Station Kl LJ- Friday eats say. They do not Row lost
morning, April 8tb. 'The following girls bow soon to exiiect him J
played piano solos: Nancy
Card of Thanks.
1 tie many kind expressions of
sympathy during our recent sorrow
warmed aa<l cheered our hearts. For
"u ry word aad deed we are deeply
gial.d'iii and wish to express our sin-
Alt/ ami Mrs. Gordon
A ft i
'to sales: Nancy Doaurd
Marjorie ' Diwraace, Brenda Gall
Hobson, Jo Beth Cherry, Suzanne
Simons, Cucllle Callaway. Due to
the fact the article was late In reach-
ing the office, we are forced to omit
this week, the selections each played.
some sight seeing enroute.
I laces lie plans to see are Boulder
Dam on the border of California and
.Nevada and the Grand Canyon of
Arizona, both of which iTre on the
< dorado River. lie expects to be a
week on tlie way.
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Staples, H. K. Edna Weekly Herald (Edna, Tex.), Vol. 42, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 14, 1949, newspaper, April 14, 1949; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth762698/m1/2/: accessed August 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Jackson County Memorial Library.