The Jacksboro Gazette (Jacksboro, Tex.), Vol. 55, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 14, 1935 Page: 4 of 8
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TIicm* Fort Worth Boosters visited Jncksboro hist Friday, bringing 1<> this community nu in-
vitation to attetid the Southwest ■ > Exposition and Fat Stock Show, March l.» to 24, and the
\,Id,.,Ion Downs races, March 28 to April 20. Several Fat Stock Show rodeo performers were
with 'the delegation which travel I in a chartered, loud-speaker e i;»ped bus and was led by the
Fort Worth Chamber of Commie white pilot car.
Tax Reduction Expected—Relief
From Burden May Come.
Austin, March 11.
.Judge Ogden explained that ment of tin* bill before the eom-
. he Legislat ure several years ago inittec and its companion would
.. 7 .I • •. i.j , , ,a nf7avc this result: Ihe State, in
i n*:i ized the lneouitnbleuews oi .
i ,• ii . ... i he ptivment of fi
Dirdy need- th(l ,,.lsis ■■ ■ .....' ■
voted various sums
tin* credit of the cotin-
* * The expenditure
ed relief from burdensome taxa-
tion has st; tied on its way to
Texas eountios. A House eom-
mittee has i eeommemled by ihe
big majority vote of 11 to 3 jms-
^i^slr'mdv^eur coilnt v'ad°vah»rem I ,,<‘<‘aus<‘ the practical benefits of | (!i^*'l^jK,ation is eonsummnt-
The bill increases the gtts-; a,V ,.r<?a.(l l>on(i, ,)' an*V ,>0i,tle^| e«l it will not only mean a mine
f the bonded
ehts < f the counties, can get a
l()l) per cent collection on their
i levy, hut with the ad valorem
I met hod of repayment of these
of thosejb(m(k must levy 40 per cent
in elleei a grant ing (additional in order to collect the
revenue. So if this
the state the credit of the countyi
oline tax one cent to provide rev ; .
onue for carrying out tin* purpos- j
e.s of a companion proposal
who'll authorizes the Stall' to take
over bonded indebtedness ot
counties on lateral roads. Action
subdivision such as a count\. ls tion in the ad valorem tax rates
a state-wide effect.
‘•The matter of building roads
<imjiroving roads, therefore, is
not to be considered a local proj-
, eet. because everv citizen has the
was taken by the committee attcr| ,,(M1(lfit eit|u,r directly or indireet-
hcoring a delegation oi county
judges representing thousands of
taxpayers in all sections ot the
ly.” .Judge Ogden declared.
The main theme of arguments
was that nsi-rs of highways and
statu. Among them were Robert n)m|s OUjr,)t to pay ['op their up-
Ogdcn of Dallas, Frost Wooilhull
of San Aulouio, Clyde Garrett <>t
Kasiland and Emmet Moore of
Passage of the hills would re-
sult in reduction of advalorem
tax rates in counties all over the
Statu of 4o to dO per cent, and at
the same time safeguards money
made available to Ihe State High-
way Department for operation,
maintenance, and improvement of
the highway system.
'Representing tin* County Jiulg-
kei p. thus relieving farmers and
owners of small homes of unjust
.ludge Ogden pointed out that
the proposed gasoline tax hike is
not to he considered an increase
in taxation, “and neither is it to
he considered that there is to be a
substitution of taxation because
the benefits that will accrue to
the people will be in effect an act-
ual reduction of the tax levies
against the people.
Assume flint a county has an
<* antl4'on»missionurs Association. | .tss(<ss(.(l valuation of $100,000
Judge Ogden said that the reve-j.lsslime that it would be nec-
nuu raising bill to retire road (.*Sarv for that county, in order
ucav measure. |finance its operations, to raise
a million do I Jars in money for
bonds was not
“It, is not the undertaking of a
new principle in the financial
management of political affairs,
because it siniplv seeks to amend
and in conjunction with a com-!
pan ion bill, to perpetuate and en-
large policies that have already
been defined and practiced by
tiiat year. Instead of levying a
tax of $1. which would he the
multiple of tax rate against the
’ mssincnt. it wojild he necessary
■ov tin* < Vniniissioners' Court of
‘hat county 1o levy a tax of $1.44
i; a situation of that kind.”
all over the state of some 35 to
10 j>er cent but it will also mean
that you are taking off of the
hacks of the people of your com-
munity that payment that is be-
ing assessed for the levying of
lhat tax in order to pay the bond-
The Christian Endeavor was
led by Katharine Evans, Sunday,
March 10th, the topic being
“Stewardship of Life. Vineta
Worthington, Helen Hill, Arthur
Evans, II. F. Boyd, Patricia
Brown. Mary Ann Gardner and
Harold Spears took part.
The next meeting will be led
by Helen Drue Hill, and the topic
will be “(Jetting Along With
Ourselves.” The Methodist Sen-
ior League has been invited, and
the meeting will be held at 6:15.
J. W. Holder, D. C. PHc.
Chiropractic Adjustments $10.00
NO CHARGE FOR CONSULTATION
Phone 978—Opposite Post Office
MINERAL WELLS, TEXAS
conserve moisture and halt wind!
erosion, said he was ready to •
•start tree planting as soon as he;
returns home from a two-day con-j
.Jones and directors for the five
other States in which the shelter-
belt will be located were making
organization plans for the sliel-
terbelt which will extend from
North Dakota to the Texas Pan-
Only one mile of trees will be
planted in Texas this year. Jones
said, because the planting season
already is rather far along.
Planting in Oklahoma, where a
strip 22l/o miles long is planned,
will begin shortly after March 1,
G. R. Phillips of Oklahoma City,
director for Oklahoma said. Ok-
lahoma will plant about 200,000
trees this year.—Fort Worth Star-
Gibtown, March 11.—The far-
mers are getting along very well
with the breaking of land, dur-
nig the past few weeks of pretty
weather. A good rain fell Sun-
The Gibtown Dramatic Club
will present “Bound To Marry,”
Friday night, March 15th. The
proceeds go to the upbuilding of
Mrs. George Bailey is plan-
ning to build on her place south
of town, where the house burned
m few month ago This is known
as the Merriman place. Work is
to start this week.
Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Sartain of
.Jucksboro visited in the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Thompson
Welfare and Relief Workers To
Meet In Austin, March 28-30.
Houston, March 11.—Social wel-
fare and relief workers through-
out the state will convene in Aus-
tin, March 28-30 for the twenty-
fifth annual session of the Texas
Conference of Social Welfare. Va-
rious phases of President Roose-
velt ’s social security plan will be
discussed during the sessions, ae
cording to Harold J. Matthews,
president of the Conference.
Sccr To Start On Tree Belt, j Thin Is the first time in eleven
. . . years that the Conference has met
Lincoln. Neb. The first trees hf Austin. It is also the first time
t° ‘,(l Panted in the h edoral Gov-1 j„. recent, years that the confer-
i rnmriit s $7.).000,000 shelterbelt ence will he in session in Austin
program will he set out in Texas,jaf the same time as the state leg-
m a few days, it was revealed to- Lslature. For this reason, Mr,
day at the national headquarters Matthews said the 1935 confer-
of the project.
J. I). .Jones of
Judge Ogden declared enact-'Texas, director of the program, to
hy the FORD V-8 is a Sensible
Ford V-8 Trucks have a reputation for hauling
more tons, more miles with more satisfaction and
ar less cost. Ample power, excess strength and
remarkable ability of the Ford V-8 Truck insures
continued performance on the toughest jobs.
On any road with any load Ford V-8 trucks are
consistent profit earners because of these advanced
1. V-8 engine with 80 full horsepower
2. New forward load distribution
3. New, stronger front axle
4. Full-floating rear axle
5. Heavy duty four speed transmission
6. New, larger centri-force type clutch
7. Improved cooling
8. Comfortable, insulated cab
9. Rib cooled self centering brakes
10. Torque tube and radius rod drive
11. New spring suspension
12. New truck style—comfortable coupe
Call any Ford dealer for an “on-the-job” test.
You drive it with your own load and check the
results. There is no obligation except to yourself.
Ford Dealers of the Southwest
cnee will be one of the mast vital
that social workers iii this state
ever have had the opportunity of
attending. A record breaking at-
tendance is expected by the com-
mittee in charge.
In addition to the regular ses-
sions, there will he special meet-
ings for rural social workers, for
institutional workers, and for
other special groups of the Con-
ference. Among the outstanding
national speakers will be Dr. H.
L. Chamberlain, psychiatrist of
the University of Chicago, and
Frank Bane, Chicago, director of
the American Public Welfare
Herman Banks. Sirenous Cox
and Garland Cannon made avtrip
to Clarendon the past week-end.
Ernest Tipton from Allanreed
has come to make his home here
with his parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Ethan Boley of
Jacksboro visited the former’s
grandmother, Mrs. L. A. Cox, re-
Mrs. Lilly Latham has return-
ed from a week’s visit with*her
daughter, Mrs. Newt Montgome-
ry, of Oklahoma.
V. A. Cox was in Willow Point
during the week.
Andy Snowdon has returned
fiom Chicago where he had been
on account of the illness of his
brother, Leonard Snowdon, who
is still very ill.
Office Phone 71 and NEWS Residence Phone 41
J. B. DENNIS, Editor and Proprietor
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Texas Tech Travel Course.
Lubbock, March 11.—A second
travel course in agricultural eco-
nomics wiH be sponsored this
summer by the department of
ii<ri*fsiiltUFfii economics of Texs®
Technological College. J. O. Ells-
worth, head professor of that de-
partment, will be in charge.
The travel course of 1933 took
the group through fifteen states
of the Mississippi Valley, visit-
ing experiment stations, state ed-
ucational institutions, large mar-
kets, and many farms in each
state. Seven thousand miles were
traveled in the group’s study of
.The 1935 trip will either re-
peat the area covered in 1933 or
cover the Pacific Coast route to
visit nearly all of the western
states. The group will travel in
a chartered bus with the cost for
the six-hour, six-weeks course, in-
cluding registration, food, lodg-
ing, and transportation about
This summer’s trip will proba-
bly begin July 20 and last until
A Few Farms for Sale
'•ten ~ 'MmatmiiiiiiiiiiiiimMiMMaMitimiMMiMMMmaMM
Notary Public, General Land
and Collecting Agent.
iiai Only Abstract of Jacu
County Land Titles
Policies in any of twenty of the
Office in Residence
Dr. C. C. McClure
Physician and Surgeon
¥oelm!*#*«•«» ITma u —•_ a
wmvamiwvav auib g uaiuk jjium,
Office Phone 123
Dr. H. Arthur Zappe
1 Dental X Ray and Diagnosis
2nd Floor Baker Hotel
Office Phone 153
Mineral Wells, Texas.
242 l ■
R. 8. Fillmore,
PHYBICUK and BURGEON
Special attention given to
Asthma, Hay Paver A Sesame
Office Jacksboro Natl Bk. Bldg.
iflllr i 4 ] 111^1
Eiif Terms Through
* Credit Co. The
Yofd niuece Plan
MRDY8 TRUCKS &
More them ever America's Great Truck Vain
During 1934 the American peo-
ple ate an average of 67 pounds
of beef each, the highest rate in
the last twenty years.
During its first year the Fed-
eral Farm Credit Administration
loaned a total of $1,273,000,000
to American fanners.
DR. C. E. PUTNAM
Office over Young’s Drag Store
:: ENGINEERS ::
Second floor of oonrt house
J. P. SIMPSON’
Attorney at Law
Office in Post Office Building.
. Phone 267.
Robert H. Austin
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Dennis, J. R. The Jacksboro Gazette (Jacksboro, Tex.), Vol. 55, No. 41, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 14, 1935, newspaper, March 14, 1935; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth863901/m1/4/: accessed March 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gladys Johnson Ritchie Library.