Edna Weekly Herald (Edna, Tex.), Vol. 40, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 30, 1947 Page: 3 of 12
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Thursday, January 30th, 1017
THE EDNA WEEKLY HERALD
l. STORES i
Fri— 7 :30
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L2. . . 19C
3 3-4 oz. Can Clapp’s Strained
Baby Food, 3 for 21c
Extra Fancy Y. C. Halves Dried
Lb. Cel.°. 49c
Sugar, 5 lb. bag 44c
Flotill Whole Unpeeled
Apricots, No. 2Vz can ___________27c
Pears, No. 2% can 47c
• Great Value Sliced
Peaches, No. 2}/z can ______ 27c
Apple Sauce, No. 2 can________ 19c
C. II. u.
Tomato Juice, No. 2 can_______ 11c
llncle William's White
Corn, No. 2 can
Peas, No. 2
Castle Haven Mixed
Vegetables, No. 2 can 14c
Mary Dale Whole
Sweet Potatoes, No. 2^2 can 23c
Spinach, No. 2 can_________________ 12c
Green Beans, No. 2
Campbell’s Chicken Gumbo
No. 1 Can
Blackeye Peas, No. 2 can 22c
Pork and Beans, No. 2 can 18c
Coffee, 1 lb. vac.
Steen’s Pure Cane
Syrup, No. 2^2 can
Table .Toy S til (Tod
Olives, 10 oz.
Grand Taste Corn
Beef Hash, 15
bottle __________ 69c
Van Camp’s Plain
Chili, No. 300 can ____________33c
Midget Jellies, 6
oz pkg. 15c
Soap, regular bar-
Soap, regular bar
Peanut Butter, 1 lb. jar
Rice, 2 lb. cello.
Milk, 2 tall cans
Juice, 46 oz. can
Beans 1 Lb. ceiio. Bag 23c
Shortening, 3 lbs. $1.05
FRUITS and VEGETABLES
Jonathan Apples, 2 lbs. 23c
Lemons, 2 lbs. 17c
Fancy Tender ’
Carrots, 2 bu. 13c
Rutabagas, 2 lbs. 15c
Fancy Green Hard Head
Cabbage, 3 lbs. 19c
Texas Oranges, 5 lbs. 29c
As Killer Hangs
Worst Murderer in British
Criminal History Pays
Penalty of Crimes.
1 LON-DON. — Neville George
Clevely Heath, one of the worst sex
murderers in British ^criminal his-
tory, was hanged iq Pentonville
prison, while a wealthy English-
woman in the street outside tried
to defend him against the “sadistic
law” which condemned him to
About 200 people, mostly resi-
dents of the tough Brewery road dis-
trict, were waiting for Heath’s death
certificate to be posted on the pris-
on gates when Mrs. Violet Vander-
elst, a wealthy foe of capital pun-
ishment, stepped from her automo-
bile and began distributing leaflets
headlined “Fresh Evidence.”
Claim Brain Injury.
The leaflets alleged that Heath, a
handsome ex-flier, had suffered a
brain injury due to instrument birth,
and said that his first victim, Mar- j all the volley
Konuncuts From Tit’ KorraJ.
Now that the mid-term examina-
tions' u^e over, everyone is turning to
the lighter side of life. Here’s an
xumple of the way the hoys ate
celebrating the end of exam week:
When a boy lets his mind become
On an object best known as a girl;
When be strives for that 'male fas-
Aud start's to using liisf mother's ’Tru-
Wfjeu be trots off to church every
Of bis own sweet loving accord;
When he sturts reading 'secrets’ and
And begins all bis pennies to hoard;
When he starts imitating Ids elders,
Starts soaring around like a dove
Then, people, you may as well know
That young man is falling in love.”
A young man who Illustrates the
preceding poem could easily be little
Chuck Kluge, who bus fallen over-
board for that blonde lkffl Tatum.
On the same night that little Kluge
fell for Tatum, big Kluge was nice
enough to drive the bus to Lolita so
ball girls and boys
gery Gardner, fijjn extra, had could see their team play in tho
submitted to flagellation before he tournament. Needless to say, Klugo will
that lie has decided really to become
a good kommentutor and was look-
ing for Home 'dope" to print? Draw
your own conslu&ions. We have ours.
Getting t lie La iht t out Is sometimes
fun, hut it's never a picnic:
"If we print jokes, people say we
are silly. (<*f»
If we don’t, they say we are too
It' we clip things from other papers,
we arc too lazy to write them ojjr-
if we don’t we’re too fond of our
If we print contributions, the paper
is filled with Junk.
if we ^dou’t, wo -don’t appreciate
t rue genius.
Now, like ns not, some one will suy
we swiped tills piece from some other
F. II. A. Girls and F. F. A. Boys To
Go To Fat Stock Show.
This year, the Future Homemakers
ol’ America aud the Future Farmers
of America from the Edna Chapter
will both get to visit the Fat Stock
Show. They will be taken in the
buses on Saturday, February 1st.
This is ti great opportunity for these
fine young citizens who will shape
the world of tomorrow, as this trip
will be a valuable experience to then).
Two Big Games
Big Gomes Friday Night.
At 7:15 o’clock Friday night there
a “vibration bad
killed her, causing
(which) no doubt
“Evil entities can enter and take
possession of anyone like Heath,’’
the pamphlet stated.
The condemned man also was ac-
cused of the mutilation and slaying
of Doreen Marshall, pretty veteran
of the women’s royal navy service,
but was not tried for that murder.
The famous Tussaud’s wax works
has found that the effigy of Heath,
recently added to its chamber of
horrors, has attracted record
crowds, consisting mostly of women.
Mrs. Vanderelst, symbolically at-
tired in black, continued to dis-
tribute leaflets until police bundled
her into her car and ordered her to
leave. Three others, two men and
a woman, were arrested during the
night for attempting to post anti-cap-
ital - punishment placards on the
She Is Fined $8.
Mrs. Vanderelst appeared in
Clerkenwell police court to face two
charges of obstruction of free pas-
sage on the highway. As she entered
the court, she protested that she
would give her life to fight the
“sadistic law” which decrees death
She 'pleaded not guilty to both
charges. One count was dismissed,
but site was ordered to pay an $8
fine for the other violation.
A police inspector testified that
when he warned Mrs. Vanderelst
that she was obstructing passage
outside the jail, she replied:
“You swine! I remember you!
Why did they bang that young man?
You don’t' care, you wretched in-
» lot of back-seat drivers to
show him just how to turn n corner;
Pirates Steal Costly Armored
Cable From Floor of Ocean
SINGAPORE, STRAITS SETTLE,
MENTS.—The embarrassed British
Navy and Cable and Wireless, Ltd.,
hunted for some four miles of valu-
able armored cable’ pirated practi-
cally from under their noses.
The cable was on the ocean floor
but the pirates worked almost with-
in sight of a company station.
They hacksawed through about
half a mile of cable only 704 yards
from the Hong Kong station. Then,
while Chief Engineer John Cockburn
directed the splicing in the first
break, the pirates hauled in another
1.7-mile length two miles away.
In three raids during five nights,
the pirates got away with 4.2 miles
of cable, Cockburn said.
"I don’t know which was cheeki-
est—the fact that they made the
first cut Only 704 yards from our
station or that they were busily saw-
ing away while I was testing what
T' thought was an anchor break,’’
Cockburn has a hunch they plan
to melt the copper and sell the steel
wire on the black market.
Two Adrift at Sea Without
Food Rescued by Freighter
NEW YORK.—Two residents of
the Canary islands, who had been
without food for a week and without
water for four days while adrift in
a 30-foot sailboat, were rescued by
the crew of a freighter 470 miles
southeast of Cape Cod.
„ The coast guard search and res-
cue center here said the men were
picked up by the James Smith and
were being taken to a Canadian port.
The men were Juan Henriquez de
Peralta, 36, and Thomas Matros
Castellano, 19, both of Las Palmas,
A message from the Smith said
the two men sailed August 9 from
the Canary islands for Mexico.
Storms blew them off course and
their food and water ran out.
Unkempt Bridegroom Sues
Laundry Firm for $2,500
SHRE1VEPORT, LA.—Because he
didn’t get his suit back from the
cleaners in time and was forced to
get married in a “soiled and un-
kempt” ensemble, Thomas J. Mitch-
ell seeks $2,500 damages from
Shreveport Laundries, Inc.
Mitchell asks an additional $27.50
damages for the value of the suit,
which never was returned.
how fast to go; which road to take
and, in general, the best way to get
Down in Lolita there was never
a better bunch of elieeioia than sup-
ported the team, even when things
looked really tough.
Friday night was a big night for
everyone, hut J. Tatum and K. Camp-
bell captured the limelight, especially
when Bus Driver Kluge could be per-
suaded to llick on the dome lights for
a few seconds.
But Tatum and Campbell did not
huve entirely all the limelight, for if
one looked hard aud long enough, lie
would have seen Freddy Jean Shorrer
and Donald Cox running them a close
Running tklijd in this race were
Captain Mae and Captain Chili (Me
l’liail und Porche to you.) Perhaps
Cap’ll Chili was showing Cup’n Mac
‘How Best to Play Volley Ball in
On this same trip Miss I). Dial
kept everyone In the front of the bus
entertained with a forthcoming pub-
lication of hers, entitled “ilow to
Unite a Knot In Ten Easy Ix'ssous”
with the subtopic, “Don’t Give Up;
the Ship is Not Lost." The best
points in her hook were illustrated
on L. Nickels, whose tenuis shoo
strings were in bad shape.
While the volley ball bunch was in
Lolita, Berry , Campbell discovered
liat his big brother had left the car
the school. Never the one to puss
such a chance as “opportunity
only knocks once,” Perry very quickly
picked up Peggy Thomasson and a few
others, aud really had a rousing
time. The only thing that marred
his night’s udveiiture was the dent
in the fuck fender which he cumo
Sluft'y Greene, one of Edna's fa-
mous exes, rushed home from A. &
M. last week and brightened school
"life considerably with his presence.
Especially did the group of volley
buffers enjoy him.
Saturday night found Mary Fran-
ces Calloway up to her old hubils, as
“Minnesota” turned up in Edna
again. H’s still u mystery just who
this “Minnesota” guy is.
If Phil Bell duly knew, lie lms two
of Band Leader Kluge’s most impor-
tant players in a swoon. Doris Dial,
you and Ruth Simons had better re-
cover before Wednesday, when the
bund has to march, or Klugo will Ik;
minus a base horn and cornet player.
B. J. Wyer is counting her chickens
before they’re hatched, because she's
anticipating u big time on the F. II.
A. and F. F. A. trip to the Fat Stock
Show with Babe McDowell.
Warren Wayne Flournoy is again
gladdening the hearts of pretty girls.
Last Saturday night it; was little
miss Patty Lou Waters who claimed
his exclusive attention.
This same young man, Mr. Flour-
noy, is hanging out his shingle—all
you girls who would like to huve any
kind of lessons on how to he beau-
tiful apply at his front office. If
yon are lucky, you might, get to see
the great genius himself.
L. A. Parks’ new pick-up is really
nice. He can scat all of six people
in the front seat, if he watches who
the six are, mostly what size they
are. Then, too, when the pick-up
stalls and won’t start he has plenty
of help to push, and both he and
Mury Ann Tisdale can ride.
Have you planted gladioli bulbs
yet. If you intend to, be sure
you’ve made arrangements to order
jAt last T. Dunham lias found a
girl In Edna who he thinks is worth
his attention. This lucky young lady
is none other than atomic, blonde
The sophomores ricgTetted losing
L)o Do McDonald last week when
she moved to Luling, but she has
promised to visit everyone.
Now we know what happened to
IIup Fenner on his exams. At the
end of his paper was found this lit-
tle note: “Kilroy took this test.”
Our advice to Donuie is to kick Kil-
roy out of his desk, and take his
test himself next time.
The mystery of This week is: Why
did Vaughan keep such late hours
Friday night after be got home from
(be basket ball game? Could It be
begin u double-header sporta
event at the high school gmy. Tho
basketball boys will play Karnea
City in a return district game. Af-
ter this game the volley ball girls
will play 1SI Campo girls. These
games should prove *to be very inter-
esting, so plan to drop by the high
school gym und enjoy them.
Volley Bail Girls Loss.
There is no danger thut the volley
hall girls will ever get big-headed,
for they know that they’ll have to
have lots more practice and keep in
form if they ever expect to turn
their luck. At the four-team tourna-
ment last Friday night, January 24,
they lost to both Woodsbcro und La
Basket Ball Boys IkM, Too.
The sports Held for Edna was a dis-
mal failure lust week, climaxed by the
fact thut the basketball boys lost to
Becville 80-10. This was the third
district game of the seuson, and they
huve vvou one and lost two.
Cowgirls Sport New Uniforms.
The new uniform of the Cowgirl
volley ball players are royal blue
with white letters, numbers, and
other trimmings. Iu these cute uni-
forms the girls really look neat—a big
improvement over their recent home
game, when they played in slacks
and blue jeuus.
F. II. A. Meeting at Wharton.
Edna -Long, president of the Edna
Future Homemakers’, Virginia Rob-
inson, recording secretary of Area
IX and Mrs. Hhoenmte attended a
meeting in Wharton .Friday after-
Rians were made for the area
meeting which will be held. In Bay
City April 12th, and for smaller
group meetings to be held this
spring. _ .
Do some people try to leave at
least one body on the hall Boor every
day by pushing or knocking one over
Didn't everyone make A on his
Doesn’t the government sell jeeps
lo high school kids for $1.98?
Won’t the sunshine for u whole
Don’t the chemstry students blow
up the building und be doue with It?
Does Lynn Dunham stop by a cer-
tain locker near Miss Exa’s room
Worry about school. There’s only
one more semester left?
Jackson County P. T.
A. Council News.
By I. T. TAYLOR,
The next meeting of the Jackson
County 1*. T. A. Council will be held
in LaWard at the high school.
Tilde: February 8, 1947. Execu-
time meeting 2:00 p. m. Regular
Meeting, 2:30 p. m.
Songs Group Singing led by La
Ward School Pupils.
Talk by Rev. John Newton. His
subject: “Youth and the Uncertain
There will be a social hour follow-
ing the program.
Everyone that is interested In P.
T. A. work is invited to attend this
meeting. It, will be a great program
of interest and Inspiration. Come
and bring someone with you.
Hale: I didn’t see you around to-
Harty: But I was here, but in
spirit;. You know that spirit busi-
ness Is queer stuff.
A man says he is here, but he Isn’t,
then lie says he Isn't here, but he is
here. What do you think of It?
Hale: Well, my honest opinion Is:
That is mostly isn’t.
Another v shipment of , standard
makes Oil Cook Stoves.
HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE CO.
Elizabeth Ann is the name of the
winsome little miss wbo took up her
abode with Mr. and Mrs. Wm. R.
Browning Jr., on the 17th Instant.
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Staples, H. K. Edna Weekly Herald (Edna, Tex.), Vol. 40, No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 30, 1947, newspaper, January 30, 1947; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth763043/m1/3/: accessed March 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Jackson County Memorial Library.