The Hereford Brand (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 37, No. 14, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 8, 1937 Page: 1 of 12
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The Hereford Brand
Published Every Thursday
Our Slogan—**More People—More Farms"
fth YEAR—NO. 14.
THE HEREFORD BRAND, HEREFORD, TEXAS, THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1937.
Sight! and Facta Boon
Th* way Popeye like* spinach
nothlux compared with how
Ml John Robert* like* sweet
| Per ha pn It’s a record and, to
the least. It la a long time
It G. M. Suggs has Im>?»:i a sub-
rlb r to the Hereford Hrand. He
irted taking the puper 32 years
Inst fall, receiving his first
}f In the fall of 1906.
Central School Intramural
Winners Listed This Week CountyNamed
Humor has It that Alton Fraser
May organ I re a party of his iht-
onal frlenda for an extensive tour
in the Inis, which lu now park'll
[,y hi* mill. Alton l*>ught the bus
Several days ago In Fort Worth
jind drove It hack to Hereford.
Keller Muse carefully checked
|IM i|ill "s"»|»' HI i» iliugliii' I “•
|a,v morning, and after finding no
jdlentlon of gmsl fortune re-
irked: "I never did believe It!
we tiling*, anyway."
ant Song Titles
Of Pioneer l)av
Following numerous it-qncslH
Hut more inking !«• lm 1 tided In
Ihe an mini Pioneer I *a > itcllvilb •«
here Ma> 10. in miter* of th
llu im mill Prof> >-.|oual \\<uu<-i. J
Pint, this Week l"Ui'il ll '.ill for
uggested -Oligs to t'** Included
SoIikh which will ns all old
Inters, and which were sting tu re
the early day* was the type
^ |0Ught, and pTOfMMMd t" In
ude those which received the
lost rinpi sts prior to the annual
They also ev press, •<! their ap
wlailoti for tne splendid r> •
ipoiise of the public In making
oiggesi tons for the .Main Street
ilsplai A large numl»«*r of pic*
lures were al*o .aid to ha\e Im-i-’i
received In rouneetlon with tills
M* aiiwlille, Miss Belle Harris,
’halrtuati, ami Mrs. Cecil Wll-
Hams had pracllnilly completed
dans for the Pioneer l»ay Parade,
ivhieh bids to l»* one til the major
lynieliola of ihe day and llll out-
Banding feature of the annual
•e|, I,ration this y. nr.
'armors To Hold
Hero On April 1."*
A oi.itlkj « U' lj]l< l»lt»4»t 1 ll if of t 111*
leaf Smith fount)- Agricultural
4 Mo/doOiin will lui 114*111 ill llll*
] (strict court room here Thursday ,
•von lag. A prll 1 r», at H o’clock,
lccordlng to H. <). Wilson, presl (
The me ting will feature n dls-1
Mission of the Moll Conservation
program and agricultural set up
or the present year, Mr. Wilson
•aid, along with talk* upon Im
;km*taut farm topic*. Hr. G. W,
Heard will speak on Kevamplng
if the Hiipreme Gourt, and II. V.
\fenncn will discuss Hural Fdectri-
ft cation and outline the projioaed
[irogratn for thla eonnly. Alet
It, Bateman, eounty agent, will
tpMk on Hie Farm Program for
Following the s|s«eehef, a round
table discussion will In* hold re.
larding the now program, Mr.
Home other entertainment fen-
turae will alao he Included In tho
ram, according to the an-
__ In an effort to Hear hunt*
mocks him! Hand (hines from
field* In this area, the county
Ims Ntcuml four railroad Irons
.with which to drag llie land.
Tho irons are 33 feet in length,
him! weigh moro Uuni 1,000
Ily hooking the irons together
at intervals aiul dragging the
land, it is Imped flint they ran
•ievrt liic siiuiiier mines. The
irons were secured after simi-
lar experiment* proved sue-
res-ful in HaJIum county.
Glee Clubs To
!' Participate In
STUDENTS COMPETE FOR
HONORS IN INTRA-
Featuring a victory for the',
••Whites," Central School's first
Intramural meet here Thursday
and Friday proved an out standing
success. The Whites scored a to-
tal of 102 |M)lnts as compared to
1*0 points for the "Maroons”.
Individual winners will Ih> pres*'
wiled with rihlmns. The complete
list of winners follows:
1. Mildred Jiowshcr, white
2. Uuth Temple Hastings, white
3. Mary Ellen TTensloo, maroon.
| 1. Thurman William-on, while
i 2. Illllle Davis, white
.'t Hay Thompson, maroon
Ready Writers Contest.
1. .lack Ijondou, white
(2. Mattie Isiuise latwhon, white
■I. Hetty Ism Washam, white
! I Mary Helen 4'ro*s, maroon
1 2. Gall PofT, maroon
i ,'l. G. P. <iwcii, maroon
• t Maxine Mallard, while
Spelling, Sixth tirade.
1. Millie Ixuiise Marher, white
2. Menny Wotnhle, while
Mattie Ixmisc Kawhoii. while
Tin- choral singing event was
Lists Low Rate
Here April 3 County Is Reviewed
COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
REMAINS SAME FOR
•■lee eluhs from both the ten- \Vou j,y tlit- maroons, whleh lnclud-
tral and High Schools will take
part In tin- Panhandle Mu>i-
Teachers Association to Is. held III
Amarillo Thursday, April \ tie.
i rdlng to Mi** Thelma MeMlnn,
dir, !.»r The Junior high school
ed (lie following team memhers:
14»tIII* llellc Edward*, Millie Isnti-e
Crawford, Katie .loan Cress, Mary
Ellen II nslee, Madonna Morri-
son. Mary Hut h Uu**> 11. Christine
Mnith, 1,'c Eta Hopson. Hetty
•hoi.I*. com|s,*ed of 52 meinlN-rs, Ycrinadcenc Wrlgli ,
Stella Joe Thompson, Millie Zoo
Smith, Marjorie Morrison, Claude
Uolierts, James Mnriuird Hicks, G.
P. Owen, John Spradley, Hue Wtl-
*' ui, Hetty Amt Dunlup, Jx>u1mc
lattice, Eleanor Wilson, Ellen
(Continued on page three)
Fire Results In
At Martin Home
will sing la-na and Halts, by li-
lt. Norman. A Junior sextet, com-
|H,*i>d of Matt I Isiulse laiwhon,
Nadine Newell, Until Temple Hast-
ings Kaehel Ireland, l*»i* Ague*
Gilbreath and Heim Mae Henfro
will also enter the number entitled
lJttle Bluebird of My Heart, by
The High Sehool Girls’ Chorus
of .*,0 singers will sing Hey I terry,
I town Perry, by .1. S. Illuek. Al-
so entering the content Is a high
sehisd mixed trio entitled Marian
liiu, Italian folk song, snug by
Gladys ls-wls, Mary Tlefel all I
Mill Stanford; a girls' trio, Turn
Ye to Me, Kr Ins, sung by llowenn 1 -
O'Dell. Dorothy Thompson and Uttle damage was reported to
Ellzals'th Itiis'. A high sehool have resulted from a blaze lit the
gills' sextet, To a Wild Hose, by i home of Als- Martin lr re Wed-
Maelfowl'll, sung hy Virginia Erie pesda.v morning. The tire broke payment.
Heed, Namye Millard, Viola Phil-lout shortly after 1 o’cloek and In making the announcement,
lips, Irene Ktmx, llel u I'ran-«**, was ipilckly extinguished by the Mayor Paddock Urged alt citizen*
Siren and Marbara Brolherton; and
Following a series of elections
In rural school districts over the
county this week, new trustees
were today announced by Judgo
Earl W. Wilson, county superin-
List County Hoard.
D. \V. Hawkins was re-elected
1 frust«N‘-Ht-lurgel and G. W. Wil-
son was returned to the comity
hoard from Precinct 3. The com-
plete county hoard now includes
Mr. Hawkins, Mr. Wilson, Owen
Nee|, precinct 1 ; E. I! Little, pr“-
! duct 2, and G. W. Benson, pre-
cinct l. Terms of the last thru*
will expire in MCtS.
In district I, Suminerlldd,
Kloyd Kookingbill was dieted to
succeed Chits. Wulscr. Trustees
who were carried over lit this
district were it. It, Koberson, 1P‘I>,
and May Euler, 1939,
. District 2, Dawn, dc<*tcd Al-
ford May to succeed himself;
other trustees are Ix'ster Galley,
I PUP, and II. A. Frye, 1938.
District I, W.vche, named Dock
Moberson to sneered himself;
other trustees are DuBols Wulker,
lPU.s, and J. W. Dickerson, 1PUP.
District fi, West way, rc-eleel-
ed Mrs. Al Werner as trustee;
carry ovi rs in this district were
M \V. Stephan. 1PUP, and P. H.
District (5, Mlppua, re-elected Al-
fred Ellison us frrrsTce. Others In
tin* district arc II. D. Culpepper,
-- I PUS, and George Bippus, 1939.
Mayor C. J. Paddock tmlay nu- District 7. Ford, Zerrdl Thomas
bounced a r duct Ion of 10 per was elected to succeed Fred Brun-
ceut on all city water hills paid son; carry over trustees are K
on or before the tenth of each \\\ Woinhle, IPUP, and A. 8. lllg-
nionth during the summer. Tho gins, IPUs.
Mayor ('. .1, Paddock today an-
iiotincnl a lb per cent reduction
in water rates for Herclord. The
reduction is now in effect, and
vx ill appe.- r on water Inis of May
I. lie said.
Operation of Rural
Power Projects For
Sunday brought .30 inches of
snow and rain to Hereford,
following 1.40 inches of mois-
ture during March. Parts of
the county roporHsl moisture
up to one-half Inch, aa roud*
became slick over this entire
Crop hopes over the section
Continued to appear bright, and
with favorable conditions here
unt 11 harvest time, a yield of
from Mi to 12 bushels was pre-
dicted hy grain dealers.
reduction will he in effect May 1,
and for siicee. ding months.
A regular summer Irrigation
rate, the reduction has lxs*n fea-
tured during past years ami Is
a trusti*e eU*etiou Saturday. Mill
Hutson is the retiring trustee In
this district and the vacancy will
he tilled hy appointment hy tlv
for the piirfH>se of encouraging the county board. The two trustees
use of water for beautifying lawns, who are carried over are Glenn
trees, shrubs and gardens. The Butter, 1P30, and Fred Salt/.mau,
reduction will apply to all domes- pj;ps.
tic rates, Including Ihe minimum District 10, Messenger, re-elected
of 2JHHI gallons for *1.50, which George Messenger. The two other
will he reduced to$1.35 for prompt trusus-s are ('has. Itrowu, lti3P, j
“USERS WILL OWN AND
CONTROL PRO JEST,1 *
BY H. V. I1ENNEN
Chamber of Commerce Secretary.
Sinee the Hural ElectrlticatIon
program has been approved, the
tirst steps will Ik? to select an at-
torney. a manager and an engineer.
These officials must be approved
by the administrator, after which
preliminary work will liegln.
The uHorary will prepare the
cooperative agreement papers and
attend to *rteh other legal matter!
concerning the cooperative -aud
the gov rumen! a interest*. The
engineer will set up plana aud
siHH-lticutlons which must Ik? ap-
proved by REA, and it will Ik? tho
manager's business to see that
To Hold Mass Meeting.
As soon as the preliminaries
are completed, the people will be
called together In a general rnasa
m eting, and all information ex-
plained relative to signing a ser-
vice contract and completing the
organization. The organization
will he managed by a hoard of
directors, selected by the users.
Win n the organization is eom-
pleted, and the plans and
A ling - stin k reduction sale was speeillcalions approved by ItKA,
this week announced by the I’opu- j n contract will In* let for building
Jar Store. The sale is set to open tho lines. The contractor will he
Saturday, April 10, and will h- the lowest comisditive bidd r. Af-
of tb'* larg'-*l *ale* ever *ih)h- i>t tin- linos are compb-OHl and
soivd hy the store, according l > accepted by the government, ser-
Gaston Baer. ! vice will Iwgiu,
Mrs. Baer returned Monday i Reasonable Kate,
from Tulsa <<> assist In the sale,! Tho wholesale rate lias Is-en
ami E. A. Shannon, special sale i submit ted, hut tho retail rate
man from TojH'ka, Kansas, has cannot be computed until after
been employed to assist in making| the amount of electricity to i»e
the sale a success. used is determined. Tho roluil
We want to clean our shelves rate will be tin* wholesale rate plua
the lived charges. Tile fixed
charges are: the amortization pay-
ments, plus throe |H>r cent lnter-
1 st, pium operation costs. 1 cannot
say the rate is a cheap rati*, but
1 do say that it Is a reasonable
rate, and is sufficiently cheap ao
that every farmer in the com-
munity can profitably use it if
sound practices of size of pump-
Baer Will Open
a girls' quartet, The Dreaming
l.ukc, Schumann, sung hy the
Merry Mary (Juartot, of Mary Ann
Malrd, Mary Dorothy Thomp-oti,
Mary Tlefel and Mary EllzaU-lh
Work Sheets Are
250 Cooperators Dogs Kill Stock
In This Section
Hereford Eire Department. It to start |*4uluting now toward lin-
wns thought to have caught from proving their yards aud planting,
an chs-trlc Iron. spring garden plot*. Already)
A di\an, two rugs, an Ironing boasting one of the lowest water;
tales In Mils section, city official*
hope that tho ri'dm-lion will thla
y< ir encourage more li autlflcn-
tl"U than ever Is-fore.
board, and several other small
pieces of furniture Were repor'el
to have been lost lu the blaze; a
small space on th-- tlood was also
burned, Mr, Martin said th.it1
prompt action by local dc
part incut prevented tbe blaze from
irt Phillips Is
At a meeting of rancher* In Um
ourt house In re Halurday afu*r-
imtn, Wirt IMiIIHihs was named
ang« ln-|K*cfor for la-af Hmlth
nly Im 41m,* HW7 proxrau*.
The program, t*bH» thla yarn*
Into operatkm for th* first
I led ode* pay most* for huUA
u. Mr. Phil'
With more than 5150 work slus-'s
already Isatied on the IU'57 Holl
Gonscrvatloii Program In Deaf
Smith county, producer* In this
county were this wis-k urg«-d to
complete their work sheets lit the
uirlh-st possible time.
Mince the new program Is dlf
ferent from last year in that c<mi-
pi la m e must lw made earlier,
enipUiye*-* In the agent'a office
hero Indicated that It will he
msK-ssary for roo|icratoN to sign
earlier. Where contour Bating
and attmmer fallowing la practic-
ed under the new program, com-
pliance will be newwuary by July
1, 1937; wbero grain aorghuma
and sudan are planted, compliance
will 1*« required by July 15, The
new measure* w«*re laaued to do-
crease blowing bora.
Ualng the 1036 program aa a
hauls, it waa estimated that 000
more work ah«»ets will Ih» Issued
lu thla county.
FORMER OTiniN 111
IN MINERAL HELEN
('Htllcmen were this week set-
ting st»>e! trajw iti an effort to
catch stray dogs, which they state
have killed livestock near Here-
ford during the past few week*.
Included In the Ion* were 30
head of aheep In (he park Just
south of town. Bonnie Drmulcy
reported the losa of two Jersey
calves Monday night, and Crla*
Henfro was alao said to have lost
Home stock. Th* loan I* attrlbnt-
Strike Goes On
; * •
Wfillo attT6lhoJ»Hc manufacturers
hold the distinction of having or-
iginated tlw? “ait-dawn’' strike, the
movement seems to Ik* ef>r* adlng.
Hereford's flrat strike of this type
olrglnateii Thursday aftarnoon
will'll » Inml l»r TK-n-li-if hini-i-ll J''"",1"'- “ ......... !" r,;h
lie lias gained riK-ognlllon for
out," Mr. Baer said. “Everything
District K, Ward, (lid not hold in the store goes into this sale.
You know our reputation for qual-
ity. There is nothing hut high
quality here; bargains in every
department. Clothing for every
member of the family g(K?s at a
sacrllice. Wo also have much new
spring goods and materials com-
ing in every day these will als.i
li- found at bargain prices in tin-
While the sale is strictly a stock
reducing event, the occasion also
marks tin* sixteenth anniversary
of ihe Popular Store In Her ford
it. was founded here in April, IP2I,
hy Mr. and Mrs. Baer.
Water Tower Is
Given Paint Jolt
Here This Week
ami II. It.
Gains Place On
Ilicrh Honor Roll
i Billy Boss Phillips, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Will Phillips of Ibis
| city, has again been cited for u ■
i usual work at Texas Tech, where
Ji" i* a senior. From an eiiroJi-
merit of Mjnmi st mien Is, he was one
of th- It who made the liiglu* t
honor roll with a straight A grade,
lie has also ls-en selected as
student assistant to Prof. T. ('.
Hoot, head of the Economic* and
Business Administration depart-
ment of the college In- majored
lu this field.
During the entire time Billy
In front of the Htar Theatre ami
declared he* would sit there until
the o|M*nltig of "God's Eounty and
Whether It was a publicity stun*,
a proteat or a desire to lea the
film, he refused to state* hut d*-
uchlcvcmcnts in various lines, mul
has consistently ls*en rated oil tlr
Jimmie Joe Oliver.
ed to dog* around town, whichlelared that he would Ik* there-*
gather In bands a( night and roam | night and day—until the picture
the country. opened.
Mr, himI Mrs. Glen Oliver an-
nounce the arrival of a alx-pound
l*oy. He was liorn April 1, and
has hern named Jimmie Joe.
Homes Bought and Remodeled
Moving In Hereford la more or, moved Into the home across from | turn, bought the house occupied
less Ilk* a game of checker*— the Eounty Hospital on Ksst Third hy Ibiv* Alexander on East Third
when one family mores, it fore***' fftreet. The place waa foraaarly Hi reel. They have also made ex-
another to move, and so on, and owned by Bay <'oneway and until j tensive repairs and Improvements
on, until the cycle la complete, i this month was occupied hy Mm. on the place.
This week found fire Hereford Keth B. Holman. Mrs. I'li'kind
Mrs. W. M. Williams, former dll*
sen of Hereford, who has mad-*
her home in Ainsrlllo for the (siwt
several years, la quite III in Min-
eral Wells. 4'ol. Williams has just
returned home from tlw bedsld*?
of bis wife to attend to acme Ism
loess before returning to Mlo rsl
Well*, wbmw be will ramala an til
Mr. Willi*am la
Mm la ka tlw
families established In their own
homes, following ii serbs of mov-
ing. However, each of the fix*
families are now settled in llodr
own homes, and * cwnsblershie
amount of borne linprov twin is
to be md«d ever th* eommunlty.
Most of A* k—aa have been
timved here from her plaee in th.?
Rprlnglaka community In fsimb
Mrs. Holman, April I, moved
into Dm* pirn* formerly oecupb* I
try M. D. Woinhle on ¥ HI reel
Mrs. Ilotmau pun-based ibis piau?
and bn* remodeled, repaprred ami
Dave Alexander and famlle |e*ve
moved Into the W. D. Kellehof
l*Iace on l,ee Htr et. Thla hous*'
has ls>cn completely rotlnlshed
Ncl.on McWrighi recently pur-
cliSM-d the I'ete Murrhiaon hom",
and has already «»-•< uphsl Hs> hous^.j four who
The city water tower (Ills week
got a thorough cleaning a* work-
men srraped, cleaned and painted
the interior for Hie llrst time in
three years. The paint Is odor-
less, and will lend to purify city
water, according to contractor*.
lu uddlliou to the cb lining Job,
a dill In plug was also Installed In
the bottom of the tower. Al-
though ll costs $175 to give the
lower a thorough cleaning ami
painting, the cost Is offset In that
rust Is eliminated lu the large
.... . ... ,-M O ..
MetnlK*rs of Ihe girls' haskef-
ba II team this w«>ek received
awards for the past season.
Twelve girls recidved sweaters
and four were awarded gold ba<*
ket hulls for outstanding service
Thniiia <'awthen was eha-teil cap-
lain for next year, and sucei*e<fH
Gertrude Wilson, who served a*
captain of tlii* team this year.
Those who received sweat el s
were .Yorinu Jean Husm*||( M<dt«a
Nebula, Evelyn Ismdndy, into
gene liolsTson, llden Ann Nnyder,
Mary Virginia Whluhead, Ama
MsrU- Kujs*r, Tbamt t'awtboti;
(Continued on Inst page?
No Changes On
D. II AlcMijider, It. \j. KeGrnud
and <M. Hick* tiere r»-d < :cd
Saturday a* irustei* of the Here-
ford Iml'-pclident KcboMl-,Di-t rid,
each receiving 51 votes. No Vwes
w re wriilen in on the ticket.
Tru ices v. ho .ire carried over
arc \\ j. Stanford, pfosid nt;
S. I*. ItosNon, A II. Mtrcu and
Will S. Kerr, secndtfffx For tb*
ensuing year lleri ford will luvi?
the same sehisd lioard as lagt
veil,*. . . ; *
Starts On New
Work whs started this wc«k an
a new office building and wsreboM*
for the Fraser Oil and Grain Com-
pany. The new structure, lu ad-
dition to furnishing ample office
space, will also 1 ml tide a storage
room 22 hy fio feet, according to
The new structnn* will b* lo-
cated at the same place where tb*
offlci*s of tbe company are now
bK'utod, Just south at the railroad
tracks. Workmen started on tb*
Temperafnre extremes and moist-
ure for past week, furnished bf
Department of Agriculture'! wea-
ther station la
Thursday ..r. TP
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