Edna Weekly Herald (Edna, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 8, 1948 Page: 4 of 12
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Wood, Electric, Natural Gas and Butane
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EDNA WEEKLY HERALD^^N^TEX^
Aluminum Plant Story
purpusv vi ----------------- ... i”1 !
wiih bitterly denounced today by, ■ p, ibe problem
II. nauer, president of Ibe Tort Lava-
ca chamber of Commerce, "as hawiu
Part whatever chances Calhoun * "Uii-
tv may have laid to obtain any plant.
"There is nothing dettite to Indicate
that the Aluminum Company of
America or any other company is to
build a huge plant at Tort Lavaca
furthermore, this Chronicle story and
wild rumors which have been circulat-
ing may he the means of killing what
ever chance we had of inducing
industry to build here. ’ -
Hauer charged that "it appears that
some body or some group not wanting
1, is ike hardest thing in the wo Id
make a ■man listen to something
ahoiil which he alft-ndy has a Precon-,
ccived and dilTering opinion. IK
mil even hear what you say, because
lie thinks he knows betteT.
Svmeibing of lb, kimt must account
widespread public indifferen
A story published la Tliurs.lav^
Houston Chronicle which staled tlm
the Aluminum Company of Amiri,
had taken option on 3,000 acres of land
near Tort Lavaca for the reported
imrnose of constructing a huge plant fu|. ,«m,-,,.,,.,. >•■•—~
purpose Oi _ ........, \V . ......i-leirt of drinking and us
n...•II ion lo highway accidents Cer-
l:ii111 v il cannot he said that t le 1 u- |
fil(.|S have not been presented to tin
pnl,lie, frequently and forcefully. |
Tlinv is even evidence that the
public lias learned certain parts of
the drinking-driving story and still,
I,mu deaf to the main point. In re-j
cent opinion poll, the public rated ln-
Io\icalion a leading cause of tralhc
nccideuts. TTuT"what has not":beetl-
in'i in ken IO heart, as the increasing num-
1 her of such accidents testifies, is the
all imporlanl iptestion of how much
liquor it take s to make a motorist un-
to see such a project come to Tortjm lo ,irive.
Lavaca has contrived to keep it out. qvsts show beyond aU possible douDt
If that is the intention, the person ||,.u a very small amount of alcolio
or persons so contriving could have; sl(,ws up drivers' reaction to the
done nothing that would have ham-1 hunger point. Add to this the other
perOd more the work of local people | tors usually present—dark higi
, ____ tn imliico aii.v uom- ......v nmi late-hour fatigue—a:
has been a smell ,.r moth-
balls gasoline and death m the an
55 ............ day of apriUK. says
MThe11SLUe Fire Insurance Com-
'•'•"blog and »■"' . hazards
that there are m.ui>
!,m‘"tS Wi'" ^■1 ^Vn■'''«■ 1 :Vi11> d!'"'atia'so-
Ir'naSm'm -I......... netmr
■ be used for cleaning pur|.....- *»..tlM
home, in tin yard, or
*•()illv approved • eloauiu^ ^
should"he used for taking ' ll spo s.
Carbon tetrachloride i- a sale ami in-
expensive cleaner, nothing needm..
' extensive dry cleaning sh-Td he sent
* t0 a commercial eslalL-hment.
Clothing that is no longer wearable
Thursday, April 8tth, 1948
| because of size, style, or wear should
I he discarded immediately, Hull urg-
1 ml, and suggested that they be given
to some charitable organization.
“01 il clothing stacked In an attic
or cellar Is one of the best fuels
for a lire once It has started," the
commissioner stated. “Also clothing
placed near defective or worn electric
connections creates an excellent
•starter’ /or a lire. The. same holds
true for inllammable boxes or bundles
placed too near electric lights bulbs
in the tops of closets.”
| The Navy today Is a three-dlmen-
| sonal lighting force with trained men
and weapons capable of waging war
equally well on, above or below the
j surface of the sea.
j Miss Louise Bergbrede of Houston
spent the week end ..In Edna, the
| guest, of her sister, Mrs. O. H.
Truck Available at" All Times
E. W. Meador, Jr.
EDNA - TEXAS
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EDNA CAB COMPANY
*. W. MEADOR, JR. - BEDFORD MEADOR .
W» Carry Passenger, local and long distance; also operate pick-up
and Deliver Service, employing white drivers. ^
GIVE US A TRIAL
"who ure trying to induce any com-1 wilys .,IKi late-hour fatigue—and the
pany to build here.” | appalling death and injury rate, is not
The Chronicle story stated that surprising.
“property owned by Bill Bower and i;„j the average drinking driver
Il C Smith of the Bower-Smith j s not hear all this because he
dredgW -Company” was the land | ..klu)ws be ttor." Ills friends tell him
which is an 'or option by the Alutni-I ll(, holds his liquor well; a few drinks
mmi Company. W. II. Bauer, Tort mvim,(.e • him that he is the smart-
l avaca Chamber of Commerce presi- , ,,s( and most skillful driver for miles
dent, is head of the Baucr-Smilh ' .a.,iumi; and he drives confidently off
Dredging 'Company and evidently is im,, the night to suicide or slaughter.
the same person referred to in the The only way to curb drinking driv-
story as "BowW He would neither ! ,.rs -ls l(, have really tough laws. Only
confirm nor deny today that he had .u.„US(.,i pul.lic opinion can get such
rmtioned ids land to the aluminum ]axvs enacted. Let’s un-stop our ears
company. to the facts. Lot's have less highway
Aluminum company ollicials m . murder!
Tiltsbui gli, Pa., admitted, according -------0--
to the Chronicle, that the company ’ p„a
was considering the construction at Farmers Give rarking
Port Lavaca or somewhere else along | Meters Brush-Off.
thu ?hef company "would'givc out no I (One of Ednas’ prominent business
.............. llio.«lH,ve ,o tb« B.,.M
It has been known locally for sev-jm he passed on to our readers.)
eral months that the aluminum com- chicaiIO, March 3L—Farmers aro
mnv was considering building a huge giving tlu- complete brush-off to some
plant somewhere on the Gulf Coast, sluaU rilics that recently installed
K til T a r E ! !
w, k... . l..d. PIANO to tkto *!•»,
w;,ich we will be gieffi to Iron,ter to ..m. r.habl.
prrty on EASY terms.
I) Interested—Mail This Coupon!
Brook Mays Piano Co.,
1 C92 Main Slnut, Houston 2, iex»*. . . .
-1fZt sell uJaemilcllnCorniation
which 1 would like to have iramRFred to my mtm*.
YOUR CAR DESERVES THE BEST
IT COSTS NO MORE
to buy your car is from an automobile dealer,
to insure your car is with an automobile Insurance
and best com-
You eau insure your car in one of the biggest
pauies in the world at the regular premium rate.
Why not get the best for your money?
Cullen B. Vance
AUTO INSURANCE AGENCY
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and that Tort Lavaca was undei
consideration, hut no confirmed in-
formation has been available.
Rumors have had it that the com-
pany would spend from $25,OoOii><K»
to $100,000,000 on the Gulf Lou.-w.
Informed sources in Victoria i‘‘
voided this morning that it lias been
known here for several months that
the aluminum company was consoler-
So allergic are farmers to these
mechanical policemen, they are trans-
ferring i heir business to towns where
parking is unmetered, the American
Sin i. ty of Thinning Officials reported
In some cases, farmers, are setting
ap shopping centers in their own
••The farmer’s objection to meters
inn Port Lavaca as the site for theUre simple," the association said,
new nlant "But,” as one source put i •"When he comes to town, he has a
it "We have been in no position to I jot „f errands to do in the central dis-
nubliciv reveal this information, since ■ trict. Il is often difficult for him to
that Is the company’s business. And return to ids ear every hour and move
I when* thev decide when and where to 1 it. or feed the meter another nickel.
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liii^iiiiMillMIIIMIIIfllipiiiliailflllMlllfHllMtlllMiHIIMlIIII D : sa IB m U ■ I
We Give Our
1. Quality Work.
Free Pick-up and
Atlas Cleaners &
build their plant, they can make the
matter public. To speculate and
spread unconfirmed rumors might
disrput the plans of any company
in building a plant in our neighbor
Another source stated, "X think it
is definite that the aluminum company
is considering Tort Lavaca and we m
Victoria are very much in hopes that
they will build a plant there and 1
wouldiif want to start any rumors
that would hinder our chances oi
gelling ibis industry."—Victoria Daily
By State Health Department
PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING
The State of Texas is planning to
observe national "Tublie Health Nn^-
ing Week" April 11-17, as proclaimed
by President Harry
Steaks, Roasts, Chops, Hog Lar<J Lurch
City Meat Market
J. M. Hutcheson, Prop.
S. Truman. The
Texas State Health ollht r urges high
school graduates to consider public
health nursing as a career.
"Public health nursing offers young
women opportunities for lifetime
careers which are highly usetul and | n”, i,jKg,.r than the law or by
satisfactory. The demand tor right or might
l'essionnl nurses now exceeds tin I ... ,
supply in public health and other I
fields of work,” the health oilu’er j
said. "Possibilities of travel, worth-;
.’•The farmer generally objects
jump'll more to the fines he has to pay
for parking overtiment a meter than
he docs to the costs of metered park-
Private Ownership of
There .is only one basic difference
between the American system of gov-
orumoiit and the governmFht of those
countries suffering from varying de-
grees of dictatorship. That difference
is the right to, protected by law, of
private ownership of property. Privato
property is the tap root of freedom.
It is impossible to abolish privato
ownership of property for some with-
out ultimately destroying it for ail.
And once it lias been destroyed, a
central government becomes boss for
l he simple reason that it is the sole
employer and sole property owner.
Oppression*, fallows . automatically
when a people stripped of property,
must rely Mindly on a government
run with a free reign by men who need
no longer recognize antitrust laws,
labor unions, or anything else—men
who can abandon the constitutional
ilappings of a free country because
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while service, income, and other fea-
tures of the nursing profession corn-
pure very favorably with those open
lo women in other careers.
Education for nursing is available
in ;!3 schools in Texas and enrollment
is now unuder way for fall classes,
which open about September 1. All
schools still have vacancies. Appli-
cants should be graudates of high
school or have some college credit,
with a record of good scholastic stand-
ing, be In good physical condition,
and of high moral character. An in-
terest in people and their problems,
also ability to work well with one’s
hands Is necessary.
Details regarding nursing educa-
tion can he secured from' hospitals,
physicians, nurses ’organizations, and
local health departments, as well as
the Texas State Department of
Total control is always the dream of
ruthless men. The*ultimate in total
control is total government. The on?
tiling standing in the path of ; total
government in the United States is the
private ownership of property vested
in millions of American citizens. It
must ever remajn so.—Palacios Bea-
VIrs. Jessie Collier is having a
neat and attractive home erected on
her lots on Highway 111 in the north-
ern part of town, next to the house
she already owns in that section
and which is now occupied by Mr.
and Mrs. Floyd Underwood. When
the new house is completed, wo un-
derstand that Mrs. Collier will oc-
cupy same...AVe might mention that
this particular part, of our little city
has enjoyed av stiydy building pro-
gram the last year or two and what
was up a few years ago more or less
vacant lots is now dotted with many
nice, neat and comfortable homes—
everyone occupied, too. Wo have al-
| ways heard that
Twenty-four former Japanese war- | ho highway," and we have had that
shtpMv stripped......of armament. JulA£.johmym)-strated, .ill l’-dna, especially
been turned over to the U. S. Navy j since the completion of Highway No.
for use as target vessels or for! in. While only a small per cent of
scrapping. J the houses built in Edna , in recent
^ years are on the highway, the town
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The Secretary of the Navy rates j
a 10-gun salute upon arrival and;
departure at Naval activities.
The first book in ten years to deal
exclusively with the subject of
wind waves, their origin, character-
istics and effects, has been published
by the ; U. S. Navy’s Hydrographic j
spreading out along the
Among the new Herald readers is
Harry Simons, son of Mr. and Mrs.
T. K. Simons, of this city, who is
now residing in - San Antonio.
Mrs. W. D. Tabor of VanderbllJ.
was an Edna visitor St^nrday.
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Staples, H. K. Edna Weekly Herald (Edna, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 8, 1948, newspaper, April 8, 1948; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth762754/m1/4/: accessed February 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Jackson County Memorial Library.