Graham Daily Reporter (Graham, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 28, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 2, 1941 Page: 1 of 4
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Graham Daily Reporter
Tkejf All Rtlul It—Therefore A First Class Advertising Medium
GRAHAM, TEXAS, .»THURSDAY., OCTOBER *. 1M1
Tho Graham Retail Credit Bureau
was opened in an office over the
First National Bank building, Wed-
According to Carl Morton, secre-
tary-manager, the Bureau will hare
a retail merchants collection depart-
ment and retail merchants loan de-
partment and is mads up of buslnsos
and professional men and women of
Young county. ’
Ho announces Mrs. Donna Brock-
man Parsley as assistant secretary.
She has had considerable experience,
it was announced, in similar work at
Dallas, Wichita Palls and Breeken-
Mrs. Idelia Smith, secretary-man-
ager of tho Breckenridge Retail Mer-
chants association from 1927 to 1940,
will b* associated temporarily with
this office for tho purpose of assist-
ing In the setting up of the report-
ing department. Miss Jimmie Mae
Price and Miss Mildred Brmselton are
the sfflee, employes.
Mr. Morton stated ho appreciate*
eery much the splendid cooperation
he has received from Graham busi-
es men in establishing his business
V and announced that the mem-
Jdp at this time is approximately
• Breckenridge “B”
Squad Play Tonite
No Game For
, A Mg crowd is expected to tee the
football gamo tdnight at 7:30 be-
tween Graham’s Squad B and the
8quad B from Breckenridge.
lame of the best players from the
two schools will go into action and
some real excitement is anticipated
when eome of the talent for next
season’s football teams of these two
schools are seen in contest against
The game will be on Steer field in
' la' f,
• »■ ' -*
L. R. Burkett, district deputy sup-
ervisor, and B. B. Cobb, secretary of
the Texas State Teachers Associa-
t tlon will be the principal speakers
at a meeting of the Young County-
Eliasville Teachers Association . at
the Graham Memorial Auditorium at
7:80 Tuesday night.
W. E. Harty of Loving will pre-
side. Miss Fannie Ragland, county
superintendent of schools, has an-
Annual Meeting of
Ft Belknap REA
Saturday in OIney
The'second annual meeting of the
Fort Belknap Rural Electric Co-oper-
ative will be held in the City Hall
auditorium in OIney Saturday night,
Oct. 4, featuring Miss Kathryn Har-
ris of REA operations divisions and
Ccunty Agent D. A. Adam aa prin-
W. F. Bailey will be in charge of
the meeting, as president of tho as-
In addition to regular reports of
the year, directors will bo elected for
the ensuing year. According
Thomas Wilkinson, superintendent of
the sssociation, the success of the
cc operative has exceeded thoir ex-
Following the business session a
banquet will be served members end
Contract has been let for a 200-
mile extension to the original project
and was awarded to Rinehart * Don-'
oven Construction Co. of Oklahoma
City and work will start aa soon as
materail is on tho ground.
Patrons of this extension and sub-
scribers to it, known as ‘‘B” project
are invited to attend the banquet
meeting Saturday night.
A break for the kids. Ticture show
admissions are now nine cents, with
one cent left over for a lollypop.
They usually last about the length
of a good feature.
Some people have been wondering
what happened to the aluminum
which was gathered and placed in the
container in front of the courthouse.
From latest information, we can an-
nounce the metal was taken by coun-
ty truck to Wichita Falls, where it
was turned over to a government li-
censed dealer who received all the
aluminum gathered in this district.
Graham gathered more metal during
the drive than other town its sice in
this section of Texas if not in the
Coming to work this morning, we
noticed a neatly wrapped package
(round* all wind up, which we
thought might ba a set of plans or
blueprints since it seemed to bo so
securely wrapped and 'bound. Upon
closer examination we found, after
sfveral on wrappings, that tho pack-
age contained picture show circulars.
A unique advertisement?
Perhaps a striking example of
what a free press means Is pictured
on page two of this issue. Recently
SWEETWATER—A SAFE CITY
JR D. Martin of
New Officer to
Assume Duties !
. Henry Dale Martin, assistant
Farm Security Administration super-
visor for Wichita, Clay and Archer
<C,unties, has been named asMstaat
county agent for Young county sad
will begin his duties Monday, ac-
cording to an announcement made
out of Wichita Falls Wednesday.
He is a graduate of Oklahoma A.
snd M. College and his homo is la
Valley View. Cooke county.
He will work with D. A. Adam,
county agent, here and give apodal
attention to 4-H Club work.
Martin succeeds Roy L. Huckabeo,
who has been made county agent of
Sweetwater, “Texas’ Safety City,”
observed the eight millionth deathless
man-day (population times deathless
traffic days) Tuesday with safety
program in the public schools. Pic-
tured above are Police Chief J. A.
Bland and Captain Homer Bradford
(front row, left) and their staff of
enforcement officers. Sweetwater
tops the list of Texas towns between
nine snd 14 thousand population with
Bryan and Harlingen close behind,
according to the State Department of
Chas. E. Craig
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Shepard of Loving
Presented With $30 For the First Bale
Of 1941 Cotton to Be Ginned in Graham
GraHam Business Houses Donate
Cash and Merchandise to Fund
Mr. aad Mrs. A. E. Sheppard of
the Loving community, were present-
ed a reward of $30 in cash snd mer-
chandise by Graham business estab-
lishments today, through H. I. Trout,
jSlIniisB of the Chamber of Corn-
Agricultural Committee, who
the contacts for the contribu-
te the purse. ,
This is MY country!
Here I have received my education and my training. Here
I have built my home. Here I have reared my family. Here
I have earned my livelihood. Here I have invested my
money. Here I have made my friends. Here I—and those
I love—will live ai\d work and play and die.
Because this IS my country, I mean to stand by it I mean
to support it in thought, in word, and in deed. I mean to
give it the best that is in me. I$s strength is my strength;
its prosperity is my prosperity; its future is my future.
My country and I are ONE. Our interests are inseparable.
We rise and fall together. Therefore, this is my pledge—
I WILL be loyal to America and to American inetitutione.
1 WILL uphold its Constitution and its Government.
1 WILL be proud of its traditions and its ideals.
I WILL defend its Flag—where ever it may fly.
I WILL Coyduct my business honestly and fairly.
I WILL respect the rights of other men.
I WILL be patriotic, courageous, optimistic.
for AMERICA I WILL!
THE WORLD TODAY
MOSCOW.—The three-power con-
ference ended Wednesday with Amer-
icun-British agreement to place at
the disposal of Soviet Russia prac-
tically every uquirement for which
the Soviet military and civil authori-
ties have asked.
Russia in turn agreed to supply
America snd Britain with large quan-
tities of raw materials urgently re-
quired in those countries.
Joseph Stalin expressed thanks for
bountiful supplies of/raw materials,
machine tools and munitions of war
and for Anglo-American confidence
in the Soviet ability to carry on the
W. Averell Harriman and Lord
Bea/erbrook, heads of the United
States and British delegations, as-
serted that ample supplies of Russian
raw materials would greatly add to
the output of weapons.
Chas. E. Craig, age 62, passad
away this morning at 9:50 at Ms
Mr. Craig was born in Jacksboro
and had lived in Jack and Young
counties most of his life.
8urvivors include Chas. E. Jr. of
Services are incomplete at this
In Plaintiff** Favor
Decision m favor of the plaintiff
was given by Judge Allen Montgom-
ery in Thirtieth District Court in
Graham, Tuesday afternoon, in tho
case of Mrs. Katie McMurtry tom
the City of Graham.
The plaintiff asked an injunction
to prevent the city from collecting
taxes, or creating a lien for same
against s business building she owns
in Graham, on basis of valuation fig-
ure city had placed on the pro petty,
wh’eh plaintiff alleged was in exeaea
of “market value" or a "reasonable
More Due In '42
BERLIN.—The Nasi-picked Pre-
mier of the Czech protectorate of
Bohemia-Moravia,, two more Czech
Generals and an undetermined num-
ber of otheril persons were shot ot
condemned to death Wednesday in
mvmmwwm) | stern and continuing suppression of
what the Germans term a treason-
Uncle Sam Hits Your Pocketbook, _r-
You Figufe How Much More Than
Last Year, Briefy, Here It Is
a news dispatch came from the
sona In Europe which read:
"MADRID, Sept. 30.—Fifty words
ceaaomd.” Perhaps some of these re-
minders of newspaper week will
bring forcefully to your attention the
importance of truthful uncensored
news, found nowhere in print except
in your narwinanuin.
--If you have never paid an income
war*tax before you might figure out what
10 Store, Rnoddy’s, Cave’s, Miller
Drug No. 2, The Graham Leader, C.
H. Parker Grocery, Cobb’s Depart-
ment Store, Guaranty Barber Shop,
Brownbilt Shoe Store, Young Drug
Store, Semaan’s Dry Goods Store,
Morrison-McKinley Hardware and
Furniture Company, Ptggly Wiggly,
Palace Theatre, McCoy Furniture Co.
Thare’s nothing mysterious
about tho way advertiaing
Ift*s like the aal—man who
gooa from houae to house
yoir will pay Uncle Sam next year.
Briefly, and without earned income
ori option rate reductions, your wife-
less, or husbandless school teacher
who makes $1,200 annually will pay
about $46 by March 16, 1942, as. com-
pared to the $17.60 for last year;
your married neighbor-friend next
door who makes $2,400 annually will
pay $90 instead of $17.60; and the
married man you’d like to be who
makes $26,000 will pay $4,765 instead
of $2,288. ' '
Briefly, here is the method to com-
pute your income tax without taking
any' special credits or earned income
deduction* which are allowable in
Single man or woman with income
of $1,200: Exemption $760; taxable
income $460; 10 per cent (including
normal tax, surtax and defense tax)
of taxable income; tax, $45.
Married persons with income of
$2,400: Exemption $1,600; taxable in-
come $900; 10 per cent of taxable
income equals $90. amount of tax.
Married person with income of
$26,000: Taxable income $24,000; Ux.
including surtax for higher bracket
incomes and community/property al-
I lowance totals $4,766.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland—A field
force of the United Staten Army-
infantry, artillery, engineer, signal,
ordnance and medical units—has ar-
rived here with vast supplies r of
equipment and materials to make this
one of the most formidable fortresses
of the north.
The Americans brought what their
commander, Major Gen. Charles H.
See NEW8 NOTES on page 3
New 1942 Fords
Now On Display
At LeSage Co*
The new 1912 Fords have arrived
and will be on display in the LeSage
Motor Company's show rooms Fri-
day morning, according to Perry
He is elated over the attractive ap-
pearance and improvements found in
the new cars. He has received sev-
eral of the new 1942 mod ells ready
to put on display toihorrow.
WE WANT THE NEWS
When you have visitors, when you
visit out of town, or when you have
news of general interest, telephone
Wayne Tipton Elected President of
Graham Junior Chamber of Commerce
At Organization Meeting Last Evening
Other Officers and Directors Elected;
Committees to be Appointed at Next
Regular Meeting Wednesday, Oct. 8
Cobb’s# noonced and
Wayne Tipton, manager of
store in Graham, was elected presi-
dent of the Graham Junior Chamber
of Commerce at its organization
meting held last night in Judge
Other officers included Pete Gilles-
pje, first vice president, Reece Har-
rell, second vice president, T. L.
Maples, secretary. Wilbur Gough.
In opening the meeting, Maples
acted as chairman and Rev. Cole gave
the invocation. After much discus-
sion pro and con, with the possibili-
ties and aims of such an organisa-
tion receiving thorough consideration.
R. C. Wood, speaking for
chamber of commerce, offered the
of the enaaliaion in
actual work will be un-
The following directors were elect-
ed for a period of ono year:
Wayne Tipton, C. T. Cave, Wilbert
Gough, Pete Gillespie, A1 Mayes,
E. W. Robitaille, and Loren Maples.
The charter members who signed
their names at this initial
were Billy Turney, Jess Beach, But
Bryan, Jr., Claude Cochran, Jr.. John
Thurman, H. W. Sims, W. H. Swatm,
A.. L. Collier, Frank Atchison, Vern-
on Bigham, Rease Harrell, Jack Car-
ter, Joe Hayee. Bill Pribble, Jimmie
Leake, Ted Williams. W. M. Wright,
E. W. Robitaille and Harrel Selby.
The directors are to be added to
t?H* list making 96 in aO.
The local organisation will affil-
iate with tho
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Luker, Phil E. Graham Daily Reporter (Graham, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 28, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 2, 1941, newspaper, October 2, 1941; Graham, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth888370/m1/1/: accessed March 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Library of Graham.