The Texas Mesquiter (Mesquite, Tex.), Vol. 66, No. 27, Ed. 1 Friday, December 10, 1948 Page: 4 of 6
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THE TEXAS MESQUITER
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 194&’
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were anchored around the base, and
a few guards were on duty at the en-
trances and at other stragetic spots.
The flowers are beautiful in
Hawaii. Most of the guests at the
hotel are wearing leis (garlands of
flowers) around their necks. Even-
ing clothes are worn largely for din-
ner here at the hotel.
There has been lots of publicity
this weekend. Pan American’s inaug-
ural flight from Alaska to Hawaii
brought in a group of important
good will people, including an Eski-
mo girl in a native costume of furs
and parka. The girl from the “froz-
en spaces” brought ice from Alaska
to mix with pineapple juice in
Hawaii, as a symbol of the bond be-
tween the two territories. The 72
degree temperature here caused the
Alaskan to be quoted “There’s no
Place Like Nome.”
We have reservations to fly to San
Francisco Monday night, leaving
Honolulu at 6:30 p.m. anct arriving
in San Francisco early Tuesday
morning. I should be back in dear
old Mesquite by Friday—and that is
a date I’m looking forward to keep-
ing. As I’ve said many times before—
there’s no place like Texas and no
place like home.
MRS. M. C. PARKER
Mr. and M.-s. F. G. Geering of Dal-
las spent the week end with the Rev.
and Mrs. J. H. McDonald and attend-
The Tripp Baptist Church and
W.M.U. sent a Thanksgiving box to
Buckner Orphan’s Home.
Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Parker, J. W.
Parker, J. C„ Moore, James Buel,
Ruth Buel, Mrs. Buel, Mrs. Roxie
Holt, Mrs. Roxie Pilkinton, Joyce,
Laverne and Dorothy Pilkinton, Shir-
ley Holt, Alice Ash, all visited at
Buckner Home Sunday.
Guests in the home of Mr.- and
Mrs. M. C. Parker for Thanksgiving
were her brother and family of
The W.M.S. met at the church
Tuesday at 10 a.m. Present were
Mrs. Crouch, Mrs. Starnes, Mrs. Mc-
Dowell, Mrs. Davis, Mrs. S. B. Holt,
Mrs. Elizabeth Ash, Mrs. L. A. Ash,
Mrs, Mashburn, Mrs. McCallum and
Mrs. M. A. Parker.
The Rev. and Mrs. J. H. McDowell
were Thanksgiving guest of their
son-in-law a.nd daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. Wade Martin in Wylie.
The Friendship Singing Conven-
tion will be held at the Tripp Bap-
tist Church Sunday, December 5th a
Jackie Kirkland was surprised
with a party on his 9th .birthday.
Many friends called to wish him a
SlOTUGli en SMRjTl
By MORRAN JEWELRY'
•BETWEEN THE HALVES.
Many great football games have
been won in the dressing-rcom be-
tween the halves. A coach who is
a master at lock-
can often inspire
his team to per-
deeds. The ma-
jority, I suppose,
«9 'eraser iix is of the ranting
of do-or-die en-
thusiasts. Other's have their own
particular brand of “carrying on,”
for which they are famous. The
late President Woodrow Wilson,
when coach at Princeton, always
spoke to the team quietly, and
seriously, of sportsmanship, de-
cency, honor, cooperation, and
Fielding “Hurry Up” Yost, the
grand old man of Michigan, whose
gridiron record will probably
never be equalled, was a past
master of fiery pep-talks. On one
occasion, Yost gave out with his
most fervext pleas, which com-
pletely entranced the team. When
he reached the climax of his ora-
tion, he screamed, “GO OUT
THAT DOOR TO VICTORY!”
He was so carried away with
his speech that pointed to the
wrong door. The obedient players,
stirred with emotion and filled
with anger for the opponent,
stampeded through the indicated
door—into the swimming pool.
Some of the star players were
practically drowned before they
were fished out.
Open the door to Morrans for bet-
ter gift values. Come in to see onr
fine selection of jewelry and per-
Miss Dorothy Pilkinton .daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Pilkinton,
Route 2, has been named an honor
student at Texan Wesleyan College
Fort Worth, for the first nine-weeks
of the fall term. To be included on
the TWC honor roll, a student must
be academically in the upper ten
per cent of the college enrollment.
A sophomore at TWC, Miss Pilkinton
is a member of Women’s Athletic
Association, Susan M. Key Literary
Society, and Baptist Student Union.
Samuel R. Smith, aviation struc-
tural meghanic, second class, USN,
son of Lewis Smith of Route 2, Mes-
quite, is serving aboard the aircraft
carrier USS Franklin D. Roosevelt,
cruising in the Mediterranean Sea as
part of the Sixth Task Fleet. Medi-
terranean duty will afford the ship’s
personnel an opportunity to visit
many of the countries of Europe and
Mrs. Mattie Starnes of Dallas vis-
ited her sister, Mrs. C. L. Bennett,
Keep your wardrobe in
perfect condition by
sending garments reg-
ularly to our skilled
technicians, who offer
you many special
AUTHORITY IN RELIGION
By J. P. Johnson, Minister
.of Mesquite Church of Christ
The religious world is confused
over authority. The majority of
preachers don’t know whether they
are under Moses or Christ. We hear
men quoting the Old Testament, and
making it a commentary on the news
of the day!
God is not talking to us thru
Moses or the prophets today. Read
it! Heb. 1:1:2. “God spake - - in
time past unto the fathers in the
prophets; Hath in thesp last days
spoken unto us in his son.” Again:
“This is my beloved son, in whom I
am well pleased; iiear ye him.” Matt.
17: S'. Not Moses nor the prophets,
God said thru Moses: “I will
raise them up a prophet from among
their brethern, like unto thee, and
will put my words in his mouth; and
he shall speak unto them all that I
shall command him. And it shall
come to pass, that whosoever will
not hearken unto my words which
he shall speak in my name, I will re-
quire it of him.” Deut. IS: 18:19.
When Jesus came he said: “For I
spake not from myself; but the Fa-
ther that sent me, he hath given me
a commandment, what I should say
therefore which I speak, even as the
Father hath said unto me, so I
speak.” John 12:49:50. Thus Christ
is the Prophet Qod promised to raise
up. So Peter taught. See Acts 3:22:
23. We are to hear him in “all things
whatsoever he speaks.” He is su-
preme - - to refuse him is to be utter-
ly destroyed. “Who is on the right
hand of God, having gone into heav-
en; angels, and authorities and
powers being made subject unto
him.” 1 Peter 3:22.
Christ is the supreme authority in
religion. To Please God, we must do
all things as Christ directs.
Frank B. Butler of the Merchant
Marines, who has been home two
months, left Monday morning for
Galveston. He will go overseas in a
MAY EAT UP YOUR LIFE SAVINGS!
IS YOUR PROPERTY
INSURED FOR FIRE 9
ALL KINDS OF
Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Bassett, Denton
and Beth, attended a family reunion
at the home of Mrs. J. B. Bassett in
Dallas recently. They also visited
Mrs. J. E. Douglas and Mrs. Lewis
Mrs. C. H. Wallace of Dallas and
Mrs. C. E. Moore of Forney visited
their sister, Mrs. V. V. Brooks and
family last Tuesday and Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. V. V. Brooks went
to Terrell on business Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Knowles and
children spent the week end in Ben-
brook with Mr. and Mrs. M. M. West-
moreland and son.
Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Christian of
Dallas visited Mr. and Mrs. S. H.
Shipley and Mrs. B. Gaultney Sunday
S. H. Shipley spent Saturday with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Ship-
ley in Crandall. |
You Can’t Monkey
• with Texans! *
Joe Stalin can tell the Russians what to think.
But if anybody tried that in Texas they’d ship
the body back home.
These Texans get their facts from their news-
papers.- They do their own deciding. And, they’ll
pull a shootin’ iron to protect the other fellow’s
right to disagree. •
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Their Future is in the Balance
I\^eat animals are what they eat! It takes a bal-
anced ration to keep them healthy, growing and gain-
ing. Successful livestock men know this. Hundreds
of controlled feeding experiments prove it. Morrison,
the great feeding authority, states—“Lambs on un-
balanced rations require 46% more corn and 15%
more hay for each 100 pounds of gain!”
Balanced rations for hogs show spectacular results.
Anyone can make a lot of fat and a little lean with
corn and water. But that’s the slow, expensive way.
It takes a pile of corn to do it. But with corn bal-
anced with proteins and minerals and vitamins hogs
can be fed to market weights in six months or less.
Think of the corn you can save—11 bushels of corn
alone will make 100 pounds of pork, but only 6Vi
bushels of corn plus 35 pounds of protein supplement
will do the same job faster.
Scores of feeding trials prove that a balanced ration
pays with steers and lambs, whether on the range or
in the feedlot. In fact, the same basic principle ap-
plies to all livestock and poultry. Forage and other
homegrown feeds, properly balanced with proteins
and minerals, make more and better meat pounds at
Continuous research affords new and exciting
means of using available materials in improved
rations for-livestock. At first, tankage alone was used
to add protein to hog rations. It did a good job.
Then research proved that a combination of proteins
How good are you kids at knowing the names
of the animals used to help you play games?
In baseball, what part of a
steer do you wear? Why, the
glove has a padding that’s made
from its hair!
In what game
would you say
the pig best fits
in? Yes, football,
ball’s called a
is better than one kind alone. A mix- '
ture of tankage, soybean meal, linseed meal
and, in some areas, cottonseed meal, produces better
quality pork even faster. This improvement in ra-
tions makes for more efficient and economical use of
proteins. But what about vitamins and minerals?
Here, too, many advancements in techniques of sup-
plying these nutrients have been made. Dehydrated
alfalfa, milk solids, vitamin oils, and some synthetic
sources provide essential vitamins and other factors.
Mineral balance is necessary, too. Salt, the universal
need, supplies sodium and chlorine. Steamed bone
meal supplies calcium and phosphorus, and other
major minerals. With these, alert research men now
are combining other known essential elements, such
as cobalt, manganese, iron, iodine, copper, and mag-
nesium, to turn slow gainers into fast gainers.
Soda Bill Sez:„
You can't make money last unless you make i
it first! ^
What America needs is less soiled conversation V
and more soil conservation. ^
_ Quotes of the Month
And the last time you wal-
loped a tennis ball—wham!
Did you know that the racket
strings came from a—lamb?
By-products that meat packers save every day in-
crease livestock values, make stockmen more pay.
tyf/ab/Act ^Reci/ie flat
BAKED HAM SLICE
It’s cheaper to warm water with fuel in the tank heater
than with corn in a steer.
E. T. Robbins, University of Illinois
For proper nutrition of brood sows, feed good quality
alfalfa hay liberally, ground or otherwise. Use at least
15% in mixed rations for sow, or self-feed the hay in a
rack. Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Station
A flock of 300 hens will consume 17 tons of water an-
nually. If possible to install, running water in a laying
house will save a lot of walking, carrying and plain hard
work. M. A. Seaton, Kansas State College
by Marvin Koger,
New Mexico A. & M. Experiment Station
Cover a 2-inch-thick slice of ham with honey or orange marmalade.
Add 1 cop water or fruit juice. Bake in a covered pan in a slow oven
(325° F.) about 25 to 30 minutes per pound (about 2 hours).
A phosphorus supplement fed to ewes in amounts to
satisfy their requirements would increase their vitality,
help maintain their weight during the winter, and in-
crease the percentage lamb crop.
Farm and Home Science, Utah
Want to estimate efficiency of calf pro- Marvin Roger
duction in your cow herd? The cow’s first calf tells more
than her good looks. In a New Mexico study, we took
the weaning weights of first calves weaned by three-year-
old cows. These weights were compared with the weaning
weights of calves raised by these same cows in the next
four years. Cows and calves were placed in five groups
(according to the weaning weight of first calves). Here’s
the 5-year record:
'It takes a big tractor to pull a heavy-duty plow’
This large tractor is especially designed
to handle the big and heavy jobs—easily,
It’s the same way
with business, includ-
ing the meat-packing
business. There’s need
for all kinds and sizes
of packing plants—
large ones as well as
small ones. Two-thirds
of the livestock is pro-
duced west of the Mis-
This little tractor is good when used for its
proper purposes. But it is not built to
pull such a heavy plow.
sissippi River. Two-thirds of the meat is eaten east of it. Bring-
ing meat and meat-eaters together is a big job!
That’s where the "big tractor” proves its worth. The country
needs nation-wide meat packers like Swift & Company. For with
processing plants located where most of the livestock is raised,
we can Help bridge the gap between western range and feedlots and
the kitchen range. It is an important job, filling the vital needs of
producers and consumers. As we have served them over the
years, we have grown. And as we have grown, so also our ability
to serve has grown.
P. M. JARVIS
Swift & Company
First Calf Weight
From Same Cows
for Next 4 Years
Considering only the two extremes, Group One and
Group Five, it was shown that breeding stock picked,
from Group One could be expected to produce, for the
next four years, calves that had a yearly average weaning
weight of only 404 pounds. But those picked from Group
Five should produce calves with a yearly average weaning
weight of 456 pounds, 52 pounds more than Group One.
These figures show that later calves are apt to be a re-
peat performance of the' cow’s first calf. Cows doing
poorly their first calving <year continued to produce the
lightest group of calves. They were poor risks. Culling
cows with light, scrubby first calves would be well repaid
in greater profit through more efficient production.
If you would like a full report on this experiment, write
to New Mexico A. & M. Experiment Station, State Col-
lege, N. M.
Swift & Company
UNION STOCK YARDS, CHICAGO 9, ILLINOIS
Nutrition is our business—and yours
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