The Panhandle Herald (Panhandle, Tex.), Vol. 60, No. 34, Ed. 1 Friday, March 14, 1947 Page: 4 of 8
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The Panhandle Herald, Panhandle, Carson County, Texas
Friday, March 14, 1947
“Swamp Fire” heads the double
Ibill attraction at the Panhandle
theatre Friday and Saturday of
For all the heat it generates,
this little number from the busy
assembly line of Producers Pine
and Thomas might more appropri-
ately have been named “St. El1
SBO’s Fire.” The producers fol-
lowing the routine that has prov-
en unusually effective in many of
their former offerings, again se-
lected a little-known, hazardous
and colorful occupation around
Which to build one of their ac-
tion pictures. This time it was
the bar pilots who guide ships
from the Gulf into the Mississip-
pi who supplied the subject for
the film, which was concocted to
project the lives, loves and ad-
ventures of those seafaring hard-
Johnny Weissmuller and Virgin-
ia Grey take the leading roles.
Also showing Friday and Satur-
day is “Rainbow Over Texas,”
starring Roy Rogers.
A rainbow overhead gladdens
the heart of Rogers, the croonin’
Cowboy, after a run_in with some
desperadoes of the West.
Ethel Gordon Is
Red Cross Work
Red Cross nursing classes will
be taught during the next two
months in Carson county by Miss
Ethel Gordon, representative of
the Mid-Western Chapter tarea
at St. Louis.
Panhandle! high school class
runs for an hour daily from 8:45
to 9:45 a. m. Classes began Wed-
nesday and continue until April
Panhandle adult class begins
today and will run from 2 to 4
p. m. Sessions will be held at
the Red Cross room. Night class-
es will begin at 7 p. m. Monday,
March 17, at the Red Cross room.
Petrolia class begins April 2
and Conway class April 14.
Information about the classes
may be obtained from Mrs. J. B.
Howe, who has been in charge of
J. M. Hyden
DOCTOR OF OPTOMETRY
Suite 802-3 Oliver-Eakle Bldg
6th and Polk Phone 7723
Cuyler Club Will
Give Show To Help
War Memorial Fund
Amateuir show Season is at&
hand. The Lions Club Dixie
Minstrel played to a capacity
audience in the Panhandle high
school auditorium last Friday
“Clubbing a Husband” is the
name for a show to he given by
the Cuyler Study Club at the
White Deer grade school audi-
torium Friday night, March 14.
Proceeds will be used for the'
benefit of th/e Carson County
Living War Memorial. Many per-
sons from Panhandle have bought
High school senior play will be
held Friday, March 28. Mrs. Por-
ter Brown is directing rehearsals.
Mrs. J. T. Broadaway, Mar. 14.
Dr. O. York, March 15.
R. C. Koriecny, March 15.
Mrs. Jack Atkins. March 15.
Billy Jo Huff, March 15.
James Yeates Carroll, Mar. 15.
Mrs. M. D. Eagle sr., Mfarch 16.
Mrs. W. L. McConnell, Mar. 16.
Mrs. Paul Dollarhide, Mar. 16.
Pearl Allgire, March 16.
* Mrs. Laura Cowan, March 16.
Evelyn Lowe, March 16.
T. B. Harris, March 16.
Hubert Lee Lemons, Mar. 17.
Judy Shepherd, March 19.
Raymond Biggs, March 21.
Mrs. Douglas Smith, March 21.
Elizabeth Schulze, March 21.
Dcnnra Fae Price, March 21.
Robert Edward Cornelius, Mar.
Rheuben H. Murray, March 22.
Mrs. F. F. Ferrell, March 23. '
Mrs. Lloyd Waldron sr., March
Mrs. Geraldine Eagle, Mrs.
Pauline Howard, twins, Mar. 24.
Mrs. Louie F. Cleek, Mar. 24.
W. R. Cain, March 25.
Jack Atkins, March 25.
Luther Glenn Bilbrey, Mar. 25.
Mrs. A. C. Newton, March 25.
Mary Lewis, March 26.
Mrs. Dewey Singleton, Mar. 26.
Mrs. Joe Rorex, March 27.
Paul Calliham, March 27.
Robert Henry Detten, Mar. 27.
Don Scott, March 27.
Henry Covington, March 28.
Mrs. M. L. Bender, March 28.
Herman L. Powell, March 29.
Mrs. J. Sid O’Keefe, March 30.
W. S'. Tomlinson, March 30.
LTna Faye Cummings, Mar. 31.
Richard Earl Nunn,, March 31.
Tests Show Eight Amino
Acids Essential to Diet
Tests on human volunteers show
that eight of the amino acids—the
“bricks” in the protein molecule—
are essential in man’s diet, accord-
ing to Dr. William C. Rose of the
University of Illinois. The experi-
ments showed that the 13 remaining
known amino acids in the protein
molecule are not required for main-
taining nitrogen balance in man,
and evidently can be manufactured
by the body.
• Healthy young men have served
as the experimental subjects, Dr.
Rose said. The diets were com-
posed of mixtures of purified amino
acids, starch sugar, concentrated
butter, inorganic salts, and vita-
mins. The amino acid mixtures fur-
nished 7 to 10 grams of nitrogen
Following the ingestion of such
diets, the subjects came into nitro-
gen equilibrium within a few days.
At the expiration of the fore period
in each subject, single amino acids
were omitted from the food, and the
effects upon nitrogen balance were
noted. The work is being con-
tinued to determine the minimum
amount of the eight amino acid
“bricks” needed in the diet, he add-
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■ PANHANDLE THEATRE
A FULL WEEK’S ENTERTAINMENT
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, MAR. 14-15 I
— Double Feature —
“RAINBOW OVER TEXAS”
ROY ROGERS and DALE EVANS
SUN., MON. and TUES. MAR. 16-17-18 I
JUNE HAVER . . . GEORGE MONTGOMERY f
in. . . .
THREE LITTLE GIRLS IN BLUE \
WEDNES. and THURS. MARCH 19-20 |
“DOWN MISSOURI WAY”
MARTHA O’DRISCOLL . . . EDDIE DEAN . . .
35 Panhandle H. S.
.Supt. Kellus L. Turner of the
Panhandle schools issues a list of
thirty-five students’ names being
placed on the honor roll for the
first six weeks of the second se-
mester, In order to have their
name on this list a student must
make an average grade of. 90 or
The list follows:
Burum, Billie Grace, 93.25.
Dowlen, Oleta 9 4 2_3.
Gaston, Louise 95. "Yj
Hinshaw, Joan 9 5.
Hinshaw, Jean 95.75.
McCollough, Mary Beth 95.
Price, Truman 90.25.
Robinson, Patricia 91 2-3.
Scott, Alice 93.75.
Simms, Joyce 91.
Vance, Ruby June 9 0.
Warren, David 912.3.
Williams, Carrollyn 94.75.
Adcock, Carl 90.2 5.
Armstrong, Louise 9 2.25.
Broadaway, Ida Beth 90.
Cummings, Joyce 93.75.
Davis, Barbara 91.25.
Haiduk, Cecelia 9 2.
Lyles, Burnis 93.25.
Mooney, Leola 94.
Pratt, Velma 94.25.
Russ, Ola Fay 95.25.
Harper, Joan 91.75.
Higginbotham, Nelda 9 5.
Naylor, Betty Jean 95.
Russell, Erma 9 6.25.
Rorex, Evelyn 9 6.20 (highest
grade, five subjects).
Sutton, Jeanette 95.25.
Tackett, Larry 94.75.
Adcock, Bobby 90.50.
Bagwell, Sammie 90.25.
Forsyth, Marilyn 94.
Shoup, Duane 91.
Tackitt, Betty 9 0.25.
Some grades are not in. If
your name is not on this list, see
yoar average is 9 0 or above and
Allow Room for Expansion
In Hull of Great Liner
The Queen Elizabeth, world’s
largest passenger liner due to make
her maiden voyage on October 16,
actually “stretches” to accommo-
date herself to rough seas.
During the exhaustive investiga-
tions made in the design stage, when
thousands of decisions had to be
made on the thickness and strength
of her hull plating, engineers hit on
the possibility of using special elas-
tic steel in areas where particularly
heavy strain was likely to be en-
countered. They then incorporated
into the hull many plates of this
steel which “gives” when subjected
to the pounding of heavy waves.
The main strength of the Queen
Elizabeth has been placed in the
structure from the keel to the prom-
enade deck. The superstructure has
been built in lighter materials. How-
ever, since the tremendous length
of the 83,673-ton ship involves heavy
stresses even to the superstructure,
the latter was built in sections de-
tached from each other by a few
inches. Known as “expansion
joints,” these spaces expand and
contract with sea-going strains, at
the same time presenting an unbro-
ken line to the observer.
The Liberty Circle met in the
home of Mrs. Metcalf and Martha
March 11, with the president pre-
siding. Mrs. Pugh was voted to
be delegate to T. H. D. A. dis-
trict meeting. Mrs. Charles Russ’
name was presented for member-
The club is having a picnic din-
ner March 23 at the club house.
Everyone is invited to attend and
bring a picnic basket.
Miss Charlotte Tompkins gave
an interesting demonstration on
prevention and treatment of dis-
eases in trees and shrubs.
Insect control and pruning of
shrubs should he given much at-
tention. She pointed out that
everyone should have a depend-
able nursery to buy from. This
will guard against purchasing dis-
She exhibited a crocheted hat
and box files.
Guests attending wetr'e Mles-
dames H. Vance, R. Metcalf, P.
Metcalf, and Miss Gordon. Mem-
bers attending were Mesdames H.
Pugh, L. Detten, Paul Obrecht,
M. Vance, F. Metcalf, W. C. Met-
calf, H. Lusk, W. Obrecht, and
The next meeting will be with
Mrs. W. H. Obrecht March 25.
Trichinosis is a fancy word, but
it’s also a serious disease that can
affect human beings. Trichinosis is
readily preventable, however, if
people will remember to cook pork
thoroughly since swine may be hosts
to this parasite. During the winter
season, particularly during the holi-
days, smoked and dried sausage and
various other products containing
pork are eaten without cooking in
some households. Such products, if
they happen to have been made
from hogs that were affected with
trichinae, are some of the sources
of trichinosis in this country. Tast-
ing sausage to determine its season-
ing is one method of acquiring this
disease. Hamburgers also frequent-
ly contain some pork, and when they
are not sufficiently cooked, this dis-
ease may be acquired. It should
be remembered that large pieces of
pork require much more cooking
than small ones because heat pene-
trates slowly into meat in the proc-
ess of cooking. Large pieces that
are well-cooked on the outside may
be imperfectly cooked or almost en-
tirely raw in the center. Care should
be taken that pork is “done” thor-
oughly, and throughout.
Does County Have
By J. P. SMITH
County. Agent, Carson County .
One hundred and seven land-1
owners have indicated by peti-
tion to the State Soil Conserva-
tion Board that we do have a
soil conservation problem in Car-
Howard Goss, field representa-
tive, of the state board, will hold
official hearings in Carson coun-
ty March 19, 194 7. One hear-
ing will be in the district court
room in Panhandle at 2:30 p. m.
and another in Groom high school
auditorium at 7:30 p. m. All
Carson county farmers and land-
owners are urged to attend and
hear Mr. Goss explain the state
law which governs soil conserva-
If the hearing is favorable, a
county election will be held to
determine whether or not Carson
county will be included in an or-
ganized soil consei’vation district.
Nearly 9 0 per cent of Texas
has already been included in regu-
Mark March 19 as a “must,”
let us plan for our children’s
“Three Little Girls”
In Three-Day Run
Lively, light musical entertain-
ment is offered in “Three Little
Girls in Blue,” coming to the Pan-
handle Theatre Sunday, Monday
and Tuesday, March 16-18.
A musical score with many
catchy tunes, some old and some
new, is the mainstay of the' film.
June Haver, Vivian Blaine and
Vera-Ellen present pleasing,
sprightly dance and song routines
for which the plot allows plenty
of room. The story is simply that
of three sisters who decide to
leave their poultry farm and spend
their inheritance' on a hunt for
millionaire husbands. They go to
Atlantic City and after romantic
complications find happiness.
Technicolor enhances the film
and highlights attractive costumes
fashionable at the turn of the
century. George Montgomery,
Frank Latimore and Charles
Smith play the devoted swains.
Celeste Holm, Broadway star of
“Oklahoma” and “Bloomer Girl,”
makes her jscreen debut as a
southern girl. She gives an en-
tertaining portrayal and sings
“Atiways a Lady,” which she pre-
sents in an appealing manner.
Mack Gordon, noted lyric wri-
ter, makes his initial effort as a
producer. The result is a refresh-
| ing musical picture,
i In the screenplay the accent is
on romance. M.ack Gordon’s lyrics
and Josef Myrow’s music included
in the film are: “I Like Mike,”
“On the Board Walk.” “Three
Little Girls in Blue” and “Some-
where in the Night.” Vera_Ellen
dances a fantasy swing ballet to
the music of “You Make Me Feel
So Young,” which is spectacular
It should please audiences seek-
ing gay entertainment.
A. F. & A. M.
Regular meeting first
Tuesday night each
J. R. SKAGGS, W. M.
H. H. SMITH, Sec’y.
Masons Have Called
2 Special Meetings
Carson Lodge No. 11167, A. F.
6 A. M. will have two called
meetings, the' first being March
14 and the second, March 19.
There will be two Master degress
conferred on each night.
On March 14th a team from
Borger Lodge headed by Jim
Richmond, will confer one de-
gree. There will be visitors from
other neighboring lodges on this
March 19 a Shrine degree team
from Amarillo will he here to
confer one degree. Meeting time,
7 o’clock. Members of this lodge
are urged to he present.
W. B. Johnston
GEO. KNITTEL, Mgr.
FRIDAY and SATURDAY, MAR. 21-22—“DON’T
GAMBLE WITH STRANGERS,” featuring Kane
Richmond and Bernadene Hayes. Also, “TRIGGER
FINGERS,” starring Johnny Mack Brown.
Panhandle Independent School
District owes only $23,000 in
bonds. Some say that this is for-
tunate because of the increased
costs of operation necessary with
higher salaries now and to come.
The district owes $7,000 of
bonds due Dec. 1, 1947; another
$7,000 due Dec. 1, 1948, and a
final $6,000 due Dec. 1, 1949, on
the high school.
Another $3,000 of non-callable
bonds for the old grade school
building is due Dec. 1, 1953.
The district has endeavored to
buy the bonds, but they have not
Bond interest at the rate of
$71.25 semiannually since June
1, 1933, has been remitted regu-
larly to a New York bank for pay-
ment. The coupons for the years
1933 to 1946 inclusive, a period
of 14 years, have not been pre-
sented for payment.
Thus, $1,995 for 14 years in-
terest have not been paid to the
coupon holders, but the money
is ready for them in New York.
Proper digging and storage of
dahlia tubers has a great deal to
do with their keeping qualities. If
they are injured in digging, decay
starts in the wound and spreads to
the healthy roots. Digging should
be done about a week or 10 days
after the first killing frost. Before
digging cut off the stalks to about
two inches above the ground. In
removing the tubers there are two
precautions that should be remem-
bered. First, be careful not to break
the clumps apart and second, don’t
pull the clumps out by the stems.
Store upside down in a dry cellar
for about two weeks. At the end of
this time cut off all loose and broken
roots. Powder the crowns with a
fine dusting sulphur and the roots
are ready to be stored. The ideal
temperature for storage is 40 to 45
Blair Cherry Is
Of High Schools
Blair Cherry, remembered in
the Panhandle as coach of the un_,
defeated state champions, Amaril-
lo Sandies, for three years, 1934-'
193 6, was in Panhandle Tuesday?
renewing his friendship with Supt.
Cherry and Turner were on the
T. C. U. baseball team. Cherry
has served 10 years as assistant
football coach of the Texas Uni-
versity Longhorns and became
head coach succeeding D. X. Bible
The Longhorns, have just com-
pleted spring training and Cherry
has been visiting friends and rela-
tives in this area. Mrs. Cherry
is a daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Roy
C. Snodgrass of Amarillo.
Cherry planned to visit in
Pampa, Borger and Phillips Tues-
Mrs. S. Gc Bobbitt
Merle Norman Cosmetic
Springtime Is Building Time...
And this spring we have some material!
Check into your building needs now; let
us help you plan practical and economi-
cal farm buildings today.
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A special fungicidal dusting com-
pound to control foliage diseases
of roses has been introduced by the
Du Pont company. The rose dust
has proved especially effective
against black spot, powdery mildew
and rust. It may be employed ei-
ther as a dust or spray and is suit-
able also for carnations and snap-
dragons. Rose dust should be ap-
plied as necessary to keep new fo-
liage covered, particularly during
rainy and foggy periods. Plants
should not be “drowned” with dust.
Proper use of the compound, au-
thorities point out, is largely a mat-
ter of timing. As a spray, rose dust
is recommended at the rate of three
tablespoonfuls in one gallon. No leaf
burning has been encountered in
tests except during hot weather.
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That means you will need additional
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Warren, David M. The Panhandle Herald (Panhandle, Tex.), Vol. 60, No. 34, Ed. 1 Friday, March 14, 1947, newspaper, March 14, 1947; Panhandle, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth883750/m1/4/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Carson County Library.