The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 50, No. 124, Ed. 1 Monday, May 24, 1948 Page: 3 of 6
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we should have started the sign up higher1.’
were said for Wil-
Ktly, 79, pf Sulphur
pp Funeral Home
Rev, Joe Weldon
I of First Baptist
|y, who had lived in
since 1911. was
tkamas, being born
Il869, the son of
■ttie James Golight-
(By At»ociate4 Pr*$»)
Fort Worth, May 24 —Medium
and good choice cattle offerings
were steady to strong at Fort
Worth today. Low grades of cat-
tle were dull and weak.
Hogs Went from the dollar high-
er opening to 60 cents and higher
later on. Sows were 50 cent* and
pigs a dollar up.
Medium and good slaughter
steers and yearlings 25.00-30.00.
(litter and common yearling*
(By Joseph Edelstein)
(Be Atweittti Bt«mJ
There Is much in the news about
the Palestine war and the cold
war; about strikes and potential
strikes . . . about presidential pol-
itics . . . but something else is of
very great interest to most Amer-
We refer to the cost of living
as Americans have become accus-
tomed to living; that unending
race between wages and prices,
in short, what will dollars buy
nowj what will they buy next
The great fear of the people Is
greater inflation. As they cut up
the take-home pay in terms of
groceries, clothing, shelter, and
transportation, they ponder the
signs and threat# all around them.
There are the negotiations for
a third round of wage increases.
There are the reports of all-time
high business profits: Hid per
cent higher for the oil Industry
during the first three months of
1048 as compared with the same
period a year ago: 78 per cent
higher for the machinery and tool
Industry; 33 per cent higher for
I the electrical industry; more than
40 per cent higher for the hig
! fellows in the automobile indus-
try. There are the price increas-
es in strategic metal* and mater-
ials, reflecting the billion* Con-
gress is pouring into the F.uro-
pean recovery program and in
America’s peace-time rearma-
Occasionally, the hope that the
price twnk ha* been reached and
that costs nre starting down the
i slope has been raised—only to he
J dashed by reality. Last February,
grain prices, like humpty dumpty,
|«.ok a great fall. That, said some
business men and politician* at
THE DAILY NEWS-TELEGRAM,
Show May 29 ■
Wayne Morris, Ida Lupino nnd Dane Clark bravely face the fu-
ture together in this scene from “Deep Valley1’. At the Carnation
Tuesday ahd Wednesday.
.. n • r Boyd and Radney
News BrietS Due Degrees a!
Over Texas BaYlor Universi,y
(Hii AuorMtitf l*r#a#»
An Italy, Texas, man is the new
commander of the sixth Texas
district American Legion. He is
M. T. Meharg, elected yesterday
at Corsica r.a . . . Dr. Blake Rags-
dale Van Leer, president of Geor-
gia Tech, will deliver Rice Insti-
tute's commencement address in
Houston June 7 . , . The Texas
Methodist Conference opens it#
109th annual session in Houston
today . . . Baccalaureate service*
for the first gradual ion class for
the Texas State University for
Negroes were held in Houston yes
Nuevor Laredo, Mexico, across
Waco, Texas, May-24 — Ernest
Mack Boyd of Sulphur Springs
will receive a bachelor of arts de-
gree and Lendsey Dalton Radney
of Como wfll receive a bachelor of
business administration de'gree
with the largest graduating class
in the 103-year history of Baylor
University at 10 a,m. Monday,
This year's class of lpore than
600 exceeds last year'* by more
n nn nllt if
i ^ 23.00. Common to medium# 16.60-
ilv""#5 member of 21.00. Cennerst and cutters 11.00-
tl>, mem er | . „ „innO-MOn (mod
|lui)i li, was married i l ....
1912 t„ ri e former *nd choice fat calve# 25.00-30.00.
airvivorf include the
laughter. Miss Ruth
lllbearer* named in-
IF’ai mer, M. < >. Wil-
I ,Stone. F.h i# Chap- j
■ison and Wig Mr-
hundred years as
, _ . ,ia town during the Centennial
would he a gentle deflation. But,
Keen turned; from then on out it
what ha# happened since then?
On food cods—for the week|;
ending Mnv 15, the Bureau of La-
bor Studies reports that food, u,dlty
price* were 11 per cent higher]^, v,
than a ....... ,
slated to go higher during the
■ linin'cr month- because of the us-
0)1 seasonal decline in
Common and medium calves
17.00-26.00. Cull* 14.00-17,00.
Stocker calves, yearlings and
steer* 18.00-27.50. Stocker cows
bearers were Bill j t*>.00-19.50.
ami Lee Walker, , flood and choice ISO to 260
iMac MeMulRm and j pound bogs 24.50-25.00. Good,.....
and choice legs above and below ; m!lrketing.
ran 21.00-24.50. Sows 17.80-1 ()n t„,uy;ng cost*—-House* co*t
lx.50. Pigs 16.00-21.00. j fron, (j..,, t" 20 per cent more to-
Mediom and good spring lamb* dnv than a year ago. And although
and shorn old viop lambs ran be-, buyer resistance i* said to he in-
tween 21.00-23.00. Medium and i creasing all over the country. <he
low graders 15.00-21.00. Slaughter ,„f material* and labor offer*
[•LI I ewes 8.00,21.50. Stocker andj„„ immediate hope that an end to
||D10 i feeder lambs 18.00-20.00. Old
hock* 8,50 9 60,
from June 15 to the 30.
Funeral service* for the su-
perintendent of the public schools
at BatesvlUe, will he held at
r cent iBT r**r j ent, Daniel Edwin Sawyers, died
year ago. And meat* are j jn yHn Antonio yesterday at the
Irection of the pa*-
Weldmi Bailey, the
■ is year's Vacation
till meet tiii* aftei-
lwo suceeding after-
Itudy «f the hook.
Km Bible School
riu upward swing 1* in sight
Talo clothing - Wool prices are
jnt tin ir highest point in 20 year*.
I fin,, wool. Die kind u«ed in Worst-
'd! «niting. has jumped 20 cent* n
■ pound in less than a month. Raw
'hirto have increased nine cents a
pound since the middle of March,
iThe National Shoe Fair in Chtca-
go last inorjth found retailers
age of 88. ... A 72-year-old pe-
j.1 ie "V j ilestriun, Reynolds Lowry, is in an
lives oc ^ustjn hospital a# a result of an
altercation with a truck driver.
The driver stopped his pickup
truck on the pedestrian crosswalk.
In the argument that followed,
Austin police say, Lowry was
stabbed five times. . . .
An extension pasture special-
ist of Texas A. and M. College,
A. H. Walker, has been appointed
extension range specialist, effec-
tive June 1.
By GEORGE S. BENSON
^ President ol Hanbo? College
Of course, Switaerland wesnot
. b.iuwr..t, ;„a li» *.;
prospering. What is the reason?
Belgium choso *
8 sho might to*
dish panacea. Th
try rightly chose a ay stem or use
enterprise and economic freedom
as the system most likely to
this year'- school
ntal supei mtendent
So see that every
pnt. There will be
tin* year. The
iext Monday morn-
Ind will continue
Vhll be Friday night,
And transportation—The Chrys-
ler “trike and the <leneral Motors
-trike threat have fanned automo-
prh-e.'. In the East, so-called
«ti.nd hand 1943 models are
1 tinging as mtich as $500 to $900
a:sue !i"t price.
Well, what's to he done atmut
The Junior and Intermediate .....
classes of Mahoney Methodist : looking but not doing much buy-
................ Church cnioyed a picnic lunch at ;;M.» ,,f fat! stocks.
fifty workers will sulphur Spnngs ' uy Park Sun
L: .......' ‘ " l- Jay. May 23.
Those attending were: Mr. and j.....
Mr*. Hester Jordon and fami.lv.!
Dennis and Vonda: Mr. and Mrs. j
Willie Smith and family, Mynard I
and Essie Mae; Mr. and Mrs. Av-i
cry Pin-on and daughters, Linda ;
and Kay: Mrs. Ear! Coke and
i hildren. Ocrahl. Joyce and Dan . ^ Upr, hav,. ur(r<„J a return
! ois Edward*,1 India Pearl nr. . . (|j „f , ,.r,tr-,lt* stm-
, .Jar to tho«e that existed under
! tbe ()PA. They say it should l»e
Vv’m 'bo'" hefoie the inflation gets!
i worse. President Truman last!
NV. ember asked Congress to pass |
a 1 tt.point program which he ;
though* would help control infla-i
ti n He repeated that plea in
Anri! But Congress ha* not
gone along with the idea.
The principal fear of opponent*
of-controls seems to he that they
would mean greater shortages and
the return of the black market
and other evils that existed during
the life of OPA.
This had been the contention of
many Republican leader*. They
have named a congressional eco-
nomic committee, headed by S,«n.
; Robert Taft, to look into the sit-
i uation and seek an alternative to
| Meanwhile, prices keep going
I tip. It appears to be a situation to
g ,>P n'Z^ ; which the country’s best minds
Fume administra-1 ^ ^ dpv(,tp non.paltUan ,t-
(its s«Miu,it rr«Mt
New York, May 24—Stock pric
es held close to previous levels in
Narrow improvement In a num-
ber of leading issues failed to
attract much of n following.
Chances of small fractions in eith-
er direction were the rule, as buy-
ing or selling pressure was lack
Occasional gainers included U.
S. Steel. Youngstown Sheet, Great
Northern Preferred, Southern
Railway, Pennsylvania Railroad,
Gulf Oil, American Smelting,
International Nickel, Firestone
Tire, Schenley, Eastman Kodak
and Electric Power and Light.
Logging were Bethlehem, West-
ern Union, Oliver Corp., Allied
Chemical, Du Pont, Common-
Wealth Edison, Westinghnuse
Electric, Glenn Martin, United
Air Lines und Owens Illinois.
Cotton futures took an early
dip that ran to around $6-a bale
for some deliveries.
One of the newest "top notch’’ AS DRASTIC »nd i
dairy shows In Texas wilt be un- u war la, I am eon
folded on May 2ft at Winnsboro. j1 ---------“ 1
More than 100 head of dairy
cattle are expected at the event
which promises to be one of the
best managed; shows ever held in
this area, E. A. Spacek, Wood
County Agriculture Agent stated
In O. W. Thompson, superin-
tendent, th* show boasts of one
of the most qualified managers
in the dairy business. Thompson,
brmerly Dairy Specialist for the
Texas A. and M. College Exten-
sion Service, has a long back-log
of experience In setting up and
udging dairy-shows in Texas.
The Winnsbore event known as
the Tri-County Dairy Show, will
be held annually on an area wide
basis to encourage and expand
dairy interest# in Wood, Rains,
Hopkins, Franklin, Smith, Up-
shur and Camp Counties.
Highlights of the dairy exhibi-
tion will include a "best uddated
cow class." Only the udders of th*
animal* Will he judged to pick out
the best in this class. Show offi-
cials believe that this feature will
appeal to the rank and file dairy-
men, many of whom own real
“milk wagona." \
Classification of animals will
begin at 9:30 a. m, with females
to be handled during the morning
session. Judge* who will be on
hand to classify the dairy stock
Include E. R. Eudaly and 3. W.
Davis. Eudaly, formerly head of
the Texas A. and M. College Ex-
tension Service dairy work, is now
director of the livestock division
for Universal Mills, Fort Worth.
Davis Is a dairy specialist for the
A. and M. College Extension Ser-
vice in this state,
“Plans are now complete,” say*
Supt. Thompson, “for an exhibi-
tors and official* luncheon at the
Winnsboro Memorial School cafe-
teria.” The luncheon will begin
at the noon hour and will feature
Eudaly as speaker.
Judging of bulls and group
classes will he resumed at 1 :S0
"p. m. officials of the show said
this week. The Tri-County Dairy
Show Is being staged by the Vet-
erans Vocational School and busi-
ne#s men of Winnsboro. Another
feature of the event will be a
ringside judging contest under the
direction of Jack Gstrner. Sepa-
rate divisions will b« provided for
4-H Club boys, FFA and Veterans
agriculture student* and
. and Belgium chose wisely.
Surely the European neighbor* of
Belgium will notice her good ex*
..... ........ her good — ,
ample. Planned economy-' some-
times looks good on paper, hut it
It free economy that permits peo-
ple to um their initiative and
work out their own salvation.
Matter of I AM NOT at *11
Teamwork surprised to hear
these things a
. a fro* economic
clot* of the war,
' ivt taken some
Practical A REASONABLE dc*
Method gree of freedom la en-
joyed by the Belgium
people Reports have it that th#
standard of living there Unwell
up toward pre-war levels. News-
paper report* heve calleu atten-
tion to Belgium’s airline, Sabene,
which reported Ita net profit for
the year at $2,800,000. »
happened despite the fact It
■darted out with practically noth-
ing after th# war. The eirllw
had lost moet of Ita equipment,
•nd had to get help from the gov-
ernment to go ahead.
This is high contrast to what
U happening to British airlines.
Owned entirely by the socialist
government s n d operated by
them, the British airlines find dlf-
that Britain blundered I* chow-
who will take part.
"Excellent facilities which will
be provided to house the cattle
•nd show ring make it certain that
a fine show can lie held despite
bad weather," Supt. Thompson
imphasixed. Site of the dairy
event will be the spacious shed*
of the Winnsboro Fanners Cotton
According to N. V. Thomason,
show clerk, entries will be accept-
ed until shortly before the show.
Entries already have been receiv-
ed from most of the outstanding
dairy herds in a wide area of
Belgium. I was
summer of 1948. On* very re-
markable thing impressed me.
And tn thia there is a lesson for
our own peoples labor was at that
time cooperating tn Belgium with
the management of industry, and
with government, in keeping
prices down. America has not
achieved that much teamwork,
and we need It. Danger* still
threaten in the battle against in-
In Belgium, labor leader# were
•eying that it was necessary to
merest* production and thereby
bring down price# rather than
put up .wage# end- keep price*
high. They reasoned that In the
long run this would be,the best
for labor. It Is not surprising
that their standard of living is
reported good by those who have
recently toured the country.
As * result of that policy, and
because she kept her privet#
ownership end privet# manage-
ment of Industry, Belgium has
com* beck more rapidly than oth-
er European countries that were
hit by war. This experience is
only another link In the strong
chain of evidence that free men
working in a free economy wm
happier end better off than they
could ever be under some kind of
totalitarian government — any
kind. Choosing freedom of enter-
prise, Belgium ha* shown wle-
Thundering out of this valtey of
violence — deep-shocking adven-
ture—-deep-stirring lovet See
“Deep Valley” at the Carnation
others Tuesday end Wednesday.
Jap Birth Rale
Up; Fewer Deaths
(»# AimMtMI frtul
Tokyo, May 24 —The birth rate
In Japan 1* going up—and the
death rate i* getting lower.
General Douglas Mac Arthur
took not* of this today-sold It is
contributing to the problem of
that country’s growing population.
The birth rate in 1947 (34.8 per
1,000) was the highest in It
year*. The death rate was the low-
est since 1872 and the Infant mor-
tality rate th* lowest ever record-
Largely responsible, General
Mac Arthur said, are improved san-
itation and medical care under the
allied health program._
. - Ward 3. Lo-
and Mi . R A
lid nan Street, Ful-
i anmiig four #tu-
e\*s State Tcarh-
have been am pt
f-ersity of Texas
mine, dean of the
Atnue Smith, Nadine and B:l'v
Mit< hell, Jimmie ami Nell Dodd;
■ Sue Burk«. Mary !»ny Rayburn
1,-irene Blackmon and Mu
Rites for Infant
Held on Sunday
Science has discovered an excellent
new treatment for Ivy, oak nnd sumse
poisoning, it’s guntle sad safe, dries up
the blister* In a surprisingly short time,
often within 24 hour#. At druggist#, 69/
Rites for Gand I.vnr. Blevin*. j
i.ifant daughter . ‘ Mr and Mr#
Woodrow Blevins, of Sulphur ■
Springs, were conducted at the!
•tud fit. had been Cooper cemetery Sunday after-'
exceptional work noon try the Rev. Joe Met lain,
dical studies at The club! n< born early Sun-
ite. They util en day at a local hospital.
1. | Survivor# include the parents,
ed a master • f arts <*“ ‘’"t.'ca and Martha;
m.i-tiv ....... Ea-t ■"'! » Lmmett Eu-j
brer.f*. and a vrrandmot hur, Mrs.
_ ij. A. Blevinf, I>aila*.
| Tapp Funeral Home handled j
Ad for results arrangements.
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Bagwell, Eric. The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 50, No. 124, Ed. 1 Monday, May 24, 1948, newspaper, May 24, 1948; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth826203/m1/3/: accessed October 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society.