The Celina Record (Celina, Tex.), Vol. 50, No. 11, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 11, 1951 Page: 1 of 4
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VOLUME 50, NUMBER 11
ON the Record
By BENNIE O’BRIEN
I have for a long time taken a
certain amount of pride in being
tolerant of other people’s opinions,
but I am beginning to wonder if
too much tolerance is, after all, a
Of racial and religious intoler-
ance, I know I am becoming more
and more intolerant. When one
whose spleen outweighs his heart
condemns a race or a creed, is it
the part of goodness and wisdom
to remain silent while he sows his
seeds of hate ? Of hate we have
more than enough in this world,
and those who cultivate it serve
no good purpose.
In “Head Over Heels,’’ a book
by Msgr. Maurice S. Sheehy,
Washington, D. C., the author
tells of an old pastor who, dis-
turbed about gossip he heard
about members of hiB parish, par-
ticularly the ladies, who, follow-
ing a popular author, expressed
anti-Jewish feelings. One evening
at_the ladies’ sodality he gave, in-
stead of his usual 20-minute dis-
course, the following:
“My Dear Sodalists: In your
devotions I have observed that
you, while praying, seem to spot
a new member of the parish, or to
know when Mrs. Smith has a new
hat or Mrs. Murphy a new dress.
“From some reports I receive, I
fear that if the Mother of Jesus,
whom we honor here this evening,
were to come attired in modern
clothes, some of you would say in
surprise, ‘Why, she looks Jewish.’
“In the name of the Father, and
of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
Winning prizes with exhibits of
their projects is becoming a habit
with Celina Future Farmers, as
witness the records rung up at
the Collin County Fair and the
State Fair of Texas.
These boys reflect credit on
their community and upon their
instructor, James R. Mcllroy, who,
by his efforts in introducing pure-
bred Duroc swine into the commu-
nity, is doing much for the farm-
ers about Celina, as well as the
fine lads he is training to be good
stewards of the soil.
Reports are that quail are more
plentiful in this area this year
than they have been in the recent
past. Guy Bunch said last week he
saw a covey at the railway cross-
ing near the.^atet Works here in
town, and Guy Lee noted several in
his back yard.
A number of farmers have al-
so reported an apparent increase
in the quail population.
CELINA, TEXAS, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1951
Dies of Injuries
Carl Edward Whitaker, 30, of
Weston, died in a Sherman hos-
pital at 5:10 a. m. Saturday from
injuries received three hours ear
lier when his car collided with
truck on Highway 75, just north
of Van Alstyne.
Highway Patrolmen E. B. Scott
and T. N. Rains said the truck and
the Whitaker car apparently col
lided head-on. The truck, a semi-
trailer owned by a Dallas firm,
was driven by Cordell Richard
Jarratt, Dallas, who was not in
Patrolmen said the drivers were
alone in their vehicles when the
collision occurred. Mr. Whitaker
suffered a fractured neck and
back, broken arm and leg, and lac-
erations about the face and arms.
Mr. Whitaker was born January
21, 1921 in Van Alstyne, a son of
John T- and Roxie Whitaker. He
attended school at Weston and
Celina and was in the armed ser-
vice four years during World War
II, part of the time overseas. Since
the war he had been a constructior
The funeral was held
Wildwood Farms Nearly
Sweeps Horse Show
At State Fair Sunday
Horses and colts of Wildwood
Farms, Celina, took several places
in the American Saddle Horse
Breeders Futurity of Texas horse
show held at the State Fair of
Texas Sunday, Oct. 7.
In almost sweeping the show,
the entries from Wildwood Farms,
owned by Jim Bray, Dallas, with
their events and placings were:
1. Futurity Class: Weanling Stud;
Wildwood Blaze of Gold, first and
Wildwood’s Blazing Charm, s<
2. Weanling Stake: Wildwood’s
Blaze of Gold second, and Wild-
wood’s Blazing Charm, fifth.
3. Three-year-old Fine Harness:
Redstone Pride, first.
4. Stallion to Halter: Blazing
5. Mare and Colt Class: Genius
Pluma and colt, Miss Catherine,
6. Yearlings: Wildwood’s Blaz-
ing Genius 32192, first; Rose of
Wildwood 49736 sixth.
VIrs. Stallcup Receives
Fidelis Inter Se Club
tW »iter,S- dfra1- died
Wednesday, October 10, at the
home of Mrs. Vance Stallcup, with
Sunday afternoon at the Weston Mrs. J- C. Ownsby and Mrs. Rhea
Christian church with the Rev. T.
W. Sisterson, pastor of the First
Christian Church of McKinney,
conducting the service, assisted by
the Rev. John Rakestraw, pastor
of the Weston Methodist Church,
and the Rev. Willie Gilbert, pastor
of the Weston Baptist Church. In-
terment was in Van Alstyne ceme-
Survivors are his parents, Mr
and Mrs. John T. Whitaker oi
Weston; a son, Thomas Whitaker
of Corsicana; three sisters, Mrs
Drotha Loftice of Celina; Mrs.
Guy Watson of Weston, and Mrs.
Wallace Terrell of McKinney, and
a brother, L. L. Whitaker of Wes-
By Mrs. Hershel Flanery
Short as co-hostesses.
Health was the theme of the
program. Mrs. Stallcup served as
program director and Mrs. Guy
Jackson was guest speaker. Films
on cancer and first aid were
Fourteen members were present.
The club welcomed a new mem-
ber, Mrs. Amos Clark.
MacDowell Club Met
In Reassembly Program
After a 42-0 defeat at the
hands of the Bells team Friday
night, the undermanned CHS foot-
ball team Monday met with Coae!
Sherman Hughes and Superintend-
ent W. H. Miller and a decision
to drop football for the season was
made. The remainder of the sea-
son’s games has been forfeited.
Coach Hughes and Supt. Miller
said today that not enough boys
were out for football to make j'.
practical to play out the season S
schedule. In the game with Bell
Friday night, 11 players, bare!
Editor ............ Bobby Parish
Assistant Editor . . . Sue Gearhart
Pat Cashon, Velma O’Brien, Daisy
Cave, and Glenda Melton
Sports ............ Bill Willard
Typist .......... Joyce Williams
Annuals have a special meaning
to a school. In the annual are the
pictures of each student. In years
to come just seeing those pictures
, will make you remember all the
enough for a starting lineup, wer* wonderful people with whom you
on hand, and an injury near the*
end of the first quarter forced the
game to be completed with only)
10 players on the Celina team. , „„ „„„„£
About 15 boys came out for foot-' the Seniors who will
ball at the beginning of the sea- i when the term is out.
son, Coach Hughes said and, be-
cause of injuries and for other
reasons, several had dropped out.
The coach said that the decision
to quit was concurred in by the'
team, the superintendeht"an3_the
went to school. There are pages
in the annual of the activities of
the year, such as the banquets and
plays. An annual means much to
to keep all the memories in a book.
That book is the school annual.
Meet the Seniors.
As Finis Nears
Late Thursday afternoon, 1,961
bales of cotton from this year’s
crop had been processed at the
two Celina gins, and ginners’ opin-
ions were that the crop was, in the
main, out of the fields.
Estimates of the amount of cot-
ton remaining in the fields ranged
from 10 to 25 per cent.
Many farmers are through pick-
ing, and most of them are practi-
cally trailing the pickers with a
stalk cutter. Most of the transient
pickers who had been in the local-
ity have pulled up stakes and
gone to West Texas.
Cotton was bringing 35% cents
a pound Thursday and seed $70.00
Mrs. Miller Recounts
Activities of Girl Scouts
Garden Club Met Oct. 4
Mr. Miller said he hoped that
the game could be resumed next
year, and that he thought foot-
ball to be a vital part of the pro-
gram of the school. He suggested
that the organization of a “quar-
terback club” or “pigskin club”
among the fans might be a help in
maintaining the sport here.
Basketball practice was started
Monday, with 26 boys out for the
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Compton
spent last week-end in Dallas vis-
iting their daughter, Mrs. Charles
Miller, and Mr. Miller and daugh-
ter and other relatives.
Miss Amy Miller entertained the
Junior BTU of the Marilee Baptist
Church at her home last Friday
Mr/'and Mrs. Guy Tillersoh dnd
son Gary of Garland ..visited' Mr.
Tillerson’s parents last Sunday,
Mr. and Mi’s. J. B. Anderson and
The MacDowell Club met at the
studio of Miss Alta Newsom for
the Federation Day reassembly
program Friday, Oct. 5, at 4:30
Mrs. C. B. Garrett gave the his-
tory of the hymn of the month,
“Come Holy Ghost in Love’’ and
the club sang it, -accompanied by
Miss Newsom at the piano.
Mrs. Guy Bunch sang “Hills of
Home” by Oscar J. Fox. Mrs. J.
R. I.cllroy played a clarinet solo,
“Fa tasia,” by McDonald, accom-
par>’ ;d by Miss Newsom.
It the business session with
.Mr.-. Tom Glendenning, president,
(pre iding, the club named Mr,
Jimmy Johnson Named
To Etex Student Cuoncil
COMMERCE.— Jimmy Johnson
of Celina has been elected a mem-
ber of the Mayo Hall student
council at East Texas State Teach-
Johnson, a sophomore industrial
education major, is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. C. B. Johnson.
The council to which . he has
been named will take charge of
Mayo dormitory and will set reg-
ulations and administer discipline
to those who violate the rules.
Martha Barton is a senior at Ce-
|lina High. She started to school
it Celina in 1946. She is the sec-
retary of the FHA club. Martha
enjoys working in the library al-
so. She plans to work after grad-
uating from school this year.
The Celina Garden Club met in
the home of Mrs. Clinton Newbill
Thursday, October 4, with Mrs.
Fred West and Mrs. L. Lewis as
Very interesting talks were giv-
en on the origin of old flowers and
propagation practices by Mrs. C.
F. Choate and Mrs. Lee Ownsby.
Two new members were elected,
Mrs. Jimmie White and Mrs. Har-
per Smith Jr.
Refreshments were served to 18
BANK TO CLOSE FRIDAY.
Work Begins On Annual.
A subscription drive is now on
for the 1952 Bobcat. The initial
:ost is $1.00 and the remaining
S2.00 will be paid on arrival of the
The Bobcat staff this year in-
dudes Nancy Kerr as editor and
Bobby Parish as business mana-
?er. Others are Penn Wootten, as-
sistant business manager; Patsy
lashon, assistant editor; Sue Gear-
lart, art editor; Robert Shook and
Work has been started early in
hope of getting the annual back
from the publisher before school
j The First State Bank will be
Reelects Old Officers
closed all day, Friday, October 12,
in observance of Columbus Day, it
h^s been announced.
Celina Entrants’ Durocs
Win At State Fair Tuesday
No bird hunter am I, but I’m the family of McKinney spent Sunday
first to acclaim the quail as ” - -- -- y
. — — the
best eating of any game gird I
ever tasted. Dove you can have—
they compare with crow—but
quail—ah, that’s different!
SCHOOL SAFETY SIGNS UP.
Lifesize metal signs portraying
a school girl have been set up at
street intersections near the Celi-
na school building,warning motor-
ists to watch for school children.
The signs, four in number, were
purchased by the Celina Booster
Club and given to the school.
W. H. Miller, Celina school su-
perintendent, said today that the
gift to the school was greatly ap-
J^iinaites’ Daughter Weds
with Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Johnson
and Travis Allen.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Perry were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Anderson
Parsley last Sunday.
Rev. and Mrs. R. L. Stanley of
Melissa were dinner guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Albert Tucker last Sun-
Mr. and Mrs. V. E. Wester
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs."
Ira Lee and Mr. and Mrs. George
Bevans, west of Celina.
Pvt. Eugene Miller, Camp Geo.
S. Meade, Md., arrived Monday for
a few days’ furlough. He is to re
port later at Washington.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Tillerson
were guests recently of Mr. and
Mrs. G. W. Tillerson of Tioga.
Mrs. O. L. Hollandsworth, Mrs.
C E Lair, Mrs Miles Murphy and
Mrs. Hershel Flanery attended the
county council of the Parent-
Teachers Associations at Cham-
Mrs. J. M. Turrentine of Sulphur
Springs is visiting her son, W. C.
tes, and Mrs. Cates and Pat.
Several people from this com-
ity attended the funeral of
1 Whitaker at the Weston
istian Chui’ch last Sunday aft-
on. His parents formerly lived
is. Lawrence Compton spent
iday afternoon with Mrs. V. E.
ion, in Dallas.
For the social periood the club
moved to the home of Mrs. Tom
Glendenning, and she and the co-
hostesses, Mrs. J. C. Ownsby and
Mrs. E. L. Clark, served a delicious
salad plate to Mrs. Guy Bunch,
Mrs. Solon Dennis, Mrs. C. B. Gar-
rett, Mrs. Rhea Gossett, Mrs. T.
M. Hughes Jr., Mrs. Roy Klingle-
smith, Mrs. J. R. Mcllroy, Mrs. S.
G. McKnight, Mrs. Lee B. New-
som, Miss Alta Newsom, Mrs.
Sam Patrick, Mrs. E. E. Stone,
and a guest, Mrs. Don Glenden-
ome of Mrs. Sam Bateman,
the entire slate of officers was
re-elected for another year. They
Mrs. Joe Gentle, president; Mrs.
E. L. Clark, vice-president; Mrs.
Basketball Girls Meet
A meeting of the basketball
gilds was held Tuesday. Plans
jwore..made for the coming basket
all season. Mr. D. D. Prince is
girls’ basketball coach.
Classes Organize and Elect.
The classes of Celina High held
heir first meetings last yrdek, and
dected officers and sponsors, as
E. E. Stone, secretary-treasurer; SENIORS: Dwayne Gunter,
Mrs. Lee Terry, council delegate;tjnl^‘dent; Dwayne Morin, vice-
Mrs. L. Lewis, parliamentarian; i^B'dent; Mary Hansard, secreta-
Mrs. Oscar Greenwood, recreation- f^Mi'ceasurer; Tommy Joe Perkins,
al leader. i| X|>rter, and Mr. W. H. Miller,
WESTON PTA TO MEET.
WESTON.—The Weston PTA
will hold a meeting Monday night,
Oct. 15, at the school. It will fea-
ture a spelling bee to which the
general public is invited. Mrs. H.
A. Ponder, Mrs. R. L. Speck Jr.,
B. E. Billups and Ted Cave a:
in charge of the spelling bee.
Mrs. Joe Gentle gave a demon-
stration on the making of nylon
corsages. The club voted to attend
the State Fair, Oct. 18. Mrs. Bate-
man was assisted by Mrs. Walter
Greenwood and Mrs. M. A. Corne-
Mrs. Katie Burch and son Bob-
by had as-visitors last Sunday,
Mr. and Mrs. N. E. Hamilton of
Sherman, Mrs. Doyle Jones and
children of Howe, Mr. and Mrs.
James Riley and daughter of Mc-
Kinney, Miss Frances Burch of
Dallas, Mr. and Mrs. Garth Burch
and daughter, and Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. E. J. Lewis and son Paul
visited Mr. and Mrs. Roy McWil-
liams and family of Irving last
week-end. Mr. Lewis went over on
Sunday, and they returned home
A daughter was born Monday at
a local clinic to Mr. and Mrs. Bob
Kiser of the Cottage Hill commu-
Mr. and Mrs. K. R. Ramsey,
north of Celina, are the parents of
a daughter, Deborah Coleen, born
Mr. and Mrs. Burrell Kirkland
of McKinney and Mrs. Joe Short
of Celina visited Mrs. Robert
Boyce at Bryan, Texas, over the
Edgar Stambaugh has been em-
ployed as bus driver and janitor at
Celina school, replacing Ed Marks,
JUNIORS: Penn Wootten, pres-
ident; Bobby Bunch, vice-presi-
dent; Bill Willard, secretary-
treasurer; Robert Shook, reporter;
Mr. D. D. Prince, sponsor.
SOPHOMORES: Pat Williams,
president; Betty Nuckles, vice-
president; Jimmy Garrett, secreta-
ry-treasurer; Lowell Granstaff,
reporter; Mr. J. R. Mcllroy, spon-
FRESHMEN: Clarence Watson,
president; Charlie Siver, vice-
president; Kenneth Howard, sec-
retary-treasurer; Roylene Klingle-
smith, reporter; Mr. Sherman
The Celina High School band
will attend the Mid-Western Uni-
versity homecoming in Wichita
Falls October 27. They will attend
the football game there in the aft-
Mr. Martinez, director of the
band, asks that any student who
wishes to be in the band, see him
The State ^air
Saturday was FFA and FHA
day at the State Fair in Dallas.
Celina Future Farmers and Mc-
llroy & Bray, Celina Duroc breed-
ers, stole the show Tuesday at the
Duroc swine judging at the State
Fair in Dallas, the latter firm
having the grand champion boar
Lowell Granstaff, Celina FFA
lad, was the owner of the FFA en-
trant that won the Reserve Junior
Champion Boar class. He also is
the owner of the seventh place gilt.
Among some of the other boys
owning winning entrants are Bob
King, Joe Gentle of Prosper, Ed-
win Hayes, and Jack Bilderback.
Classes in which Celinaites won
Reserve Junior Champion Boar
- -Celina FFA.
Grand Champion Boar—Mcllroy
& Bray. ' ">
Mature Sow Class—Mcllroy &
Junior Yearling Sow Class—Mc-
llroy & Bray, third.
Reserve Senior Champion Sow
Class—Mcllroy & Bray.
Senior Sow Pig Class—Mcllroy
& Bray, second.
Senior Spring Sow Pig Class—
Mcllroy & Bray.
Junior Spring Sow Pig Class—
Celina FFA, third.
Reserve Junior Champion Sow
Class—Mcllroy & Bray.
Young Herd Class—Mcllroy &
Bray, first; Celina FFA third.
Get of Sire Class—Mcllroy &
Junior Yearling! Boar Class—
Mcllroy & Bray, first.
Senior Yearling Boar Class—
Mcllroy & Bray, first.
Senior Champion Boar Class—
Mcllroy & Bray.
Junior Spring Boar Pig Class—
Celina FFA, second.
Did you ever stop to think what
’Girl Scouts really are ? It isn’t an
organizatidn like most others for
girls, in that every member makes
the Girl Scout Promise, puts into
practice the Girl Scout Laws,
chooses her good times from
among the Girl Scout activities,
belongs to a national and interna-
tional organization, and wears a
As soon as the girls pay their
membership dues of $1, they learn
and do what is called their Tender-
foot requirements; then they are
ready to wear their pins and Girl
There are now over a million
Girl Scouts in the U.-S. Wherever
you go, you will find your sister
Scouts—in big cities and on farms
—in schools and churches, and ev-
en in hospitals and other institu-
tions. Every year at least a quar-
ter of a million Girl Scouts go
camping in thousands of Girl Scout
Juliette Low was the founder of
Girl Scouting in the U. S. Her
birthday is October 31, and is us-
ually celebrated in some way. At
this celebration a friendship of-
fering is given. In this way the
Girl Scouts of America have
helped to build a sanitarium in
France, food parcels have been
sent to Poland and Hungary, toys
have been sent to Austria and
Greece, and they have an interna-
tional camp in Switzerland.
The Celina Intermediate Girl
Scout Troop has 15 members. They
are Linda Barker, Jane Cashon,
Josephine Elliott, Geneva Eoff,
Nancy Howard, Juanita Hundley,
Sarah Kerr, Sandra Lee, Sarah
Loftice, Kathleen Lowrey, Betty
Miller, Marilyn Moore, Judy Kay
O’Brien, Linda Rucker and Ly-
nelle Rucker. Mrs. W. H. Miller
and Mrs. Clanton Newbill are the
“This is one of the nicest, most
co-operative groups of girls I have
ever had the pleasure to work
with, and when there is such a
group of hard workers as these
Scouts, the community should be
very proud of them,” said Mrs
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
To Speak at Cotton Bowl
Evening of Sunday, Oct. 21
DALLAS.—A dynamic minister
who has helped hundreds of thou-
sands will be the speaker for the
religious festival which will be
held in the Cotton Bowl the night
of Ocober 21.
He is Dr. Norman Vincent Peale,
pastor of the Marble Collegiate
Mr. and Mrs. Tom J. Finley and
daughter of Clovis, N. M.; Mr. and
Mrs. W. O. Silk and daughter of
Frisco, and Mr. and Mrs. Hailds
Pearce of Smithville were week-
end guests of A. T. Finley here.
Other guests in the Finley home
were Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Wyche
and Charles: and Diana of Fort,
Worth, who visited Mrs. Wyche’s
parents, Mr, and Mrs. P. D. Wil-
DR. NORMAN VINCENT PEALE
Church of New York, the oldest
Protestant church in the United
Dr. Peale will deliver a non-
denominational, inspirational ser-
mon at the festival which is spon-
sored jointly by The Dallas Morn-
ing News and the State Fair of
At 6 p. m. the Fair, for the first
time in its history, will throw op-
en its gates for free admission.
The festival will start at 7:30
A 640-voice choir composed of
Dallas, church singers will sing fol-
lowing a stirring processional. The
famous- Centenary College a ca-
pella choir and one composed of
Norwegian flyers, training at Per-
rin Field, Sherman, will give sev-
eral numbers in their native
Dr. Peale is author of many
books which have sold millions of
copies, lecturer, editor of Guide-
posts, an inspirational magazine,
and a radio speaker.
Mrs. Joe Beavers arrived in Ce-
lina iy<$nesd%y to, visit Mrs. J. M.
■Strickland. Mr. Beaveri, who is in
the Army, left October 2 for Ko-
rea. Mrs. Beavers plans to make
her home in Dallas while her hus-
band is away.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Ownsby at-
tended the State Fair in Dallas
Zellner Francis became ill Sat-
urday and was taken to the VA
hospital in McKinney by Helms
ambulance Sunday night.
W. L. Mills was returned to his
home near Celina last Thursday
after an illness in the clinic in Pi-
lot Point. His condition is report-
ed to be improved.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Krauss
and children of Dallas spent from
Thursday night until Sunday with
Porter Stagner. Mrs. Stagner is
visiting Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Chil-
dress in Houston.
Mrs. Raymond Gene O’Brien
spent last week-end with her moth-
er, Mrs. Aycock, in McKinney.
A large number of boys and girls
attended from Celina. They were
accompanied on the trip by Mrs.
R. O. Melton, FHA chapter moth-
er; Pete Tuggle, FHA chapter
father, and the following teachers:
Mrs. Tuggle, Miss Robinson, Mr.
Hughes, Mr. Miller and Mj\ Prince.
We left for Dallas about 9:00 a.
m. and returned after the ball
game and ide cycles.
Dr. M. W. Graham left today
for Colorado, where he will join a
group of doctors from Ruidoso, N.
Mex., for an elk hunt. Dr. Graham
plans to return in about a week.
Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Scott of Mc-
Kinney were here Thursday of last
week visiting Mr. and Mrs. F. B.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marks visit-
ed Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Marks at
Grand Prairie Sunday.
«,M^5, Tra Leo was taken to St.
Vincent’s hospital in Sherman
Sunday. She is said to be suffer-
ing from a heart condition and a
Mrs. B. H. Groves and James
Groves spent Wednesday with Mr.
and Mrs. Mark Russell in McKin-
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stone and
Mr. and Mrs. Billy Joe May re-
turned Saturday from a trip to
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Uthoff and
Mrs. R. L. Clayton, joined by Miss
Patricia Uthoff in Dallas attended
the State Fair musical comedy,
“Guys and Dolls,” Sunday after-
Mr. and Mrs. Craton Barrett and
daughter Carol, Mr. and Mrs. Dale
Roach, and Miss La Verne Thomp-
son of Dallas spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Thompson.
Mrs. B. P. Akin and son of San
Angelo were guests here last week
of Mrs. Akin’s parents, Rev. and
Mrs. Clyde Wallis. A son of Mr.
and Mrs. Wallis, Clyde Wallis Jr.,
telephoned his parents last week-
end from Buford, Ga., where he
is now living.
That’s not all! Electric cooking ii
and economical. There’s less foo«,
with draftless electric cooking ... lber 14-—L. F. Gregg, Mrs.
less than one cent per person per Klinglesmith, Betty Pace.
No wonder a new Electric range her 15.—Mrs. S. K. Pafford,
best years of your life better. With larvin Van Orden, Buddy
you 'an be a beltfr cook, H. T. Clack, Mrs. Tom Nor-
hostess your tenure! c. Kiepper;
-r 16.—Mrs. James Bell,
nt Etheridge, Mrs. John
Taxation Now Equals Total Income of Citizens in 27 States
By NICHOLAS E. PETERSEN, I ted at $71.6 billion for the current
Vice-President, First Natl. Bank, | fiscal year ending June 30, 1952,
oston, Mass. and $§7 3 billion for the following
Federal expenditures continue to I fiscal year. By June 30, 1953, the
mount. Budget outlays are estima- Federal Government will have
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W. T. Kelly and son Choice
ichita Falls are spending the
with Mrs. J. I. Shaw. Mon-
night they went to Trentpn
spent the night with Mr. and
Allison Pruitt and daughter
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spent about $402 billion since the
end of World War II. This amount
exceeds by $88 billion the total
spent during that war and exceeds
by $235 billion total Federal ex-
penditures for the years from 1789
We have been told that heavy
governmental expenditures are of
no real concern since the peak out-
lay for defense purposes will con-
stitute only around 20 per cent of
the gross national product.
The cardinal test of a nation’s
capacity to bear financial burdens
is to be found ih the willingne
and ability of the taxpayers to
pay the bills. For the current fis-
cal year, it is estimated that taxes
of all kinds—Federal, state and
local—will take more than 30 per-
cent of total national income.
The extent of the drain by gov-
ernment of the people’s income is
graphically presented on the ac-
companying map. In 1929, Federal
expenditures were less than two
thirds of the total income pay-
ments to the inhabitants of Cali-
fornia. In 1938, Federal expendi-
tures were equal to the income
payments of the eleven Pacific and
| Mountain states. For the current
I fiscal year ending June 30, 1952,
it is estimated that Federal ex-
penditures will take the equivalent
of the aggregate income payments
of the Pacific and Mountain states
and, in addition, North Dakota,
South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas,
Oklahoma, Texas, Minnesota, Iowa,
and nearly three-fourths of Mis-
souri. This is shown by the black-
ened area on the accompanying
map. If total state and local ex-
penditures are added, the area
would be extended to include the
remaining portion of Missouri,
plus Arkansas, Louisiana, Ken-
as shown by the erosshatclied sec-’
tion of the map. In other words,
total governmental expenditures
for the current fiscal year will
take an amount equal to all of the
income payments to individuals of
states with a land area that cov-
ers nearly four-fifths of the coun-
try and has an aggregate popula-
tion .of about 62 million persons
and more than 22 million workers.
In order to meet its huge run-
ning expenses, the Government
must collect revenue from all in-
come groups in every nook and
corner of the country, and every
worker is compelled to spend an
increasing amount of time work-
ing for the Government. In 1939,
for instance, a married man with
an income of $2,500 a year was
exempt from Federal taxation and
was able to keep all his earnings.
In the current fiscal year, howev-
er, he is compelled to work 22 days
to pay his Federal income tax. A
married person with an income of
$5,000 a year would work 34 days
for the Federal Government; one
with $10,000, 43 days; and one
with $50,000, 87 days. A person in
the $100,000 class works nearly
one-half his time for the Govern-
ment;, or more than three times as
long as a person with a $5,000 in-
come. Bradford B. Smith, econo-
mist for the United States Steel
Corporation, has pointed out:
“There is no justification in mor-
als or in the principles of individ-
ual liberty for progressive tax-
ation. It is the simple looting
through law of the more produc-
tive by the more numerous but
less productive. Its appeal is dem-
agogic, and its result is commun-
ism, which in turn is but a trans-
itory stage in the evolution away
from liberty into dictatorship.
Sincere endorsement of progress-
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Mrs. Addie Shedd has been ill
since Sunday at her home in Ce-
, Mrs- A. T. Jobe left Monday to
visit her father in Arkansas.
Savings Accounts Invited. In-
sured Up to $10,000 for each De-
positor. The First State Bank,
Member Federal Deposit Insurance
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