The Graham Leader (Graham, Tex.), Vol. 66, No. 23, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 22, 1942 Page: 3 of 8
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, January 22, 1942
County Tire Board Will Be
Rationing Body For Autos
And Trucks in Graham
An announcement made today
by Mayor Hinson and Judge
Thompson asks that those people
in Graham and surrounding terri-
tory who are eligible to receive a
new ear or truck please make their
intentions known if they wish to
purchase one this year. This is
necessary in* a survey being made
to find out about the number of
ears and trucks to be needed to
meet the demand here.
The county tire rationing board
will be the governing body of this
rationing. If you are not familiar
with the rulings, you may contact
one of the local officials of the
program who will be glad to gire
you what information they have.
The auto situation is about the
same as the tire set-up, those who
are eligible for one are eligible
for the other in most instances.
Jess Tackett, at the city office
L. B. Scott at the tire office ir
the courthouse are the ones t<
give this information to. Your im
mediate attention would be ap
predated, as the local office wish-
es to complete the survey and
send their report to the state of
fice as soon as possible.
CMd Producing Area of Young County
Receives Flush Production In No. 6
A. Grimshaw in J. Dowdle Survey
The Mid-Continent Petroleum No. 1-C M. E. Martin, in R. Bur-
Corporation No. 6 A. Grimshaw, in ton survey, abstract 6, seven miles
the J. Dowdle survey, abstract, east and a little south of Graham,
2260 assures a flush producer for
the Bunger pool in southeast
Young county, one of the oldest
The well had been, shut in for
storage after flowing 50 barrels
of oil per hour for two hours from
the Marble 'Falls sand from 3,965
feet to 4,008 feet. Pipe had been
cemented at 3,937 feet, top of the
formation. The operator is con-
sidering the taking of a few more
feet of the pay before final com-
Lohan Drilling Company No. 1
vJLO. Hazelton, in J* Harmon sur-
( > • 3.80<
y'-tmo <miles southeast of Gra
ham, in a semi-completed stage
for several days and estimated
from 76 to 100 barrels per day
5300-gallon acid treatment
in the Caddo at 3,915-38 feet, was
deepening to the Marble Falls. It
was below 4,150 feet.
Kerlyn A Phillips No. 1 W. P.
Stephens, section 1,946 T. E. A L.
survey, two miles southwest of
Loving, a wildcat was drilling be-
low 4J76 feet in sandy shale. Plug
was drilled at 4355 feet, with top
of -Caddo at 4J154 feet, with total
depth jof 4,139 feet. Swabbed
down, the lime was treated with
1,000 gallons with no results. Per-
forations were made in lime at
S317-S1 feet and 3.821 feet to
3336 feet, with no results.
8oothwest of Graham six miles,
Company No. 3 B. W. King,
8309-foot or Caddo test in L.
Johnson survey, abstract 2,260,
off netting production, was drill-
ing in a shale and sandy lime at
Cosden Petroleum Corporation
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serviceable, hord weoring male-
rfd Hiel evr soldiers wear—
Twill. The Army knows whal s
__for leech, enacting work like
miee. Veers of experience in the held
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perforated Marble Falls with 80
shots in a zone at 4,280-40 feet.
Later when cleaned out, the lime
was treated with 3,000 gallons of
acid with light show of oil and
gas. Five and one-half inch pipe
was set at 4,290 feet with total
depth in dry lime of 4,296 feet.
Operator will plug back and test
shows in upper Caddo.
Hie bold Drilling Company No. 1
E. M. Wolfe, block 623, T.E.AL.
survey, in the James pool, v
shut down at 4,502 feet in dry
lime. Top of Marble Falls was
encountered at 4,266 feet, with
small show gas and oil in zone
at 4,277 feet to 4,366 feet.
W.-E. Production Company No.
2 IIf E. Brown, block 624, TE&L
survey, in the James area set 41
inch casing on Chapel lime at 4,936
feet and drilled to 4,957 feet and
had light oil show. Cleaned out and
treated with 1,000 gallons of acid
and swabbed, recovery was salt
water. The test will be plugged
back from total depth of 4,957 to-
tal depth to a Marble Falls sec-
tion at 4,370-90 feet.
Seven miles southwest of New-
castle, A! T. Strong and, others
No. 2 E. C. Stovall block* 3,947 T.
E.A L. survey, drilled out plug at
4300 feet to test Ellenburger to
total depth of 5,000 feet, but lost
the swab in the hole and was fish-
K. R. March and others have
abandoned their pair of locatibns
made some time ago for proposed
4,250-foot tests, No. 1 Deward
Brisco, P. Tackett survey, 1,255,
and No. 1 Cook, Taylor survey*
Sam Gough Now
Sam Gough today assumed his
new duties as a member of the
Graham police force. His services
are in addition to the members
now serving on the local organi-
In addition to the duties of the
officers in the city, the members
of the force now patrol the dam-
site on Lake Eddleman and do
other forms of caretaking which
is not generally known to the
Mrs. P. S. Phillips returned
January 14 from Baylor Hospital
in Dallas where she underwent
the last of a series of eye opera-
tions. She is much improved and
her condition was pronounced sat-
isfactory by doctors there.
Procedure of Rationing Automobiles
Is Announced; Board To Be Set Up
Similar To The Tire Rationing Board
Local Boards Will Have Charge
County Programs; Eligible List
Nearly the Same as For Tires
Held Wed. For ;
The Fort Worth Star Telegram
this week carried the following
story of the death of Charlie
Crutchfield, age 28, of Graham.
Crutchfield was killed Sunday aft-
ernoon near Decatur.
Funeral services were conducted
Wednesday morning from the
Maples Funeral Chapel at 10:30.
Rev. C. H. Cole, pastor of the
First Methodist Church officiated.______________#
Interment followed in Oak Grove 1 plan will go into . effect. Final
cemetery.^ 1 details of the rationing plan will
Crutchfield is survived by his be made available before that
Preliminary and tentative de-p
tails of the program for rationing
new passenger automobiles, now
“frozen" as to sales and deliveries,
have been received by William H.
Brooks, regional executive officer
of the Office of Price Adminis-
tration, from the OPA in Wash-
After the extended freeze order
expires February 2, the rationing
wife, two brothers, John and
Frank Crutchfield, both of Gra-
ham, and one sister, Mrs. Lindley
DECATUR, Jan. 18.—Charlie
Ray Crutchfield, about 32, of Gra-
ham, was shot to death by his
father-in-law, Frank Howell, at
the latter's farm home four miles
west of Decatur Sunday at 1:30
Howell was arrested at the farm
a few minutes later by Sheriff
H. M. Branch and a deputy, B. A.
Moore, who had been notified by
neighbors of the shooting. Crutch-
field was dead when they arrived.
At an inquest conducted by Justice
of the Peace N. P. Taylor, Dr. W.
T. Inabnett testified that two
blasts of shotgun pellets had kill-
ed Crutchfield almost instantly.
In a statement to the officers
Howell said he saw Crutchfield
approach the gate to the yard in
front of Howell’s home and called
to him to go away. When Crutch-
field entered the yard despite this
warning Howell fired first with a
.16 gauge shot gun, then with a
.410 gauge, he said. Howell was
charged with murder, and bond
was set at $5,000.
Sheriff Branch said there were
no witnesses to the shooting. How-
ellV daughter, who had been mar-
ried to Crutchfield about three
years could not be located imme-
diately. Crutchfield was the oper-
ator of a filling station in Qra
In Vernon School
Miss Louise Street has accepted
a position in the Vernon Public
schools and will assume her new
duties there immediately.
Miss Street is now taking final
examinations at Texas State Col-
lege for Women in Denton, and
will report at Vernon Monday. She
has majoried in English.
BEN HUGH MATTHEWS
PROMOTED TO CORPORAL
Word has been received here
that Ben Hugh Matthews, who is
in the United States Marines sta-
tioned at San Francisco, has been
promoted to corporal. He is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Mat-
thews of Graham.
NEW OIL LOCATIONS
L. T. Burns No. 3 Mrs. 8. J.
Allison, 3500-foot rotary test. 1433
feet from north line and 467 feet
from east line of west 89 acres
section 150 TEAL. 966 feet south-
L. T. Bums No. 4 E. J. Larimore
‘‘A", 3500-foot rotary test. 1433
feet from north line and 467 feet
from west line of east 200 acres
section 150 TEAL. 933 feet south
and 33 feet west no. 1.
Mrs. Alta Birdsong has return-
ed from San Antonio and Waco,
Bill Porter of Lake Charles, La.,
is visiting his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Jim Porter. Mr. and Mrs.
Porter and their son visited in
Fort Worth and Dallas Thursday.
Pat McDavid, who is en route
to Denison, where he will be em-
ployed is visiting his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. H. R. McDavid.
Mr. Beck, a citizen of Corpus
Christi, spoke on matters of spe-
cial interest to all K. of P. mem-
date, Mr. Brooks was advised.
The preliminary details of the
passenger car rationing program where the has been visiting,
as drawn by the OPA include:
(1) A rationing plan modeled
after that developed recently for
the rationing of new tires, to be
carried out through the same local
boards that are now set up in ev-
ery county of the country.
(2) Establishment of a list of
eligible buyers, including (A)
physicians, surgeons, visiting
nurses, or farm veterinarians; (B)
persons engaged in fire-fighting,
crime prevention or detection, en-
forcement .of laws relating to the
protection of public heqjlh and
safety, and the transportation of
mail; (C) persons who had pur-
chased as of January 2 new cars
then in dealers’ hands but who
had not been able to get delivery
on that date.
(3) Provision that such buyers,
including government agencies
needing cars for the purposes list-
ed, will have to secure certificates
from local rationing boards per-
mitting them to make purchases.
It is hoped that government agen-
cies falling within the eligible
classes will anticipate their new
car needs for some months hence,
thus tending to move the vehicles
out of dealers’ hands quickly. In
this connection, the rationing
boards will probably be instructed
to give consideration to future as
well as present needs of such gov-
ernmental agencies in issuing cer-
(4) In addition, there will be
certain “exempt” categories of
purchasers who will not have to
secure certificates in order to buy
new automobiles but who will be I
required to supply information as
to the use of the vehicle: These
will include: automobile dealers
buying new cars for resale; the
following Federal Government
agencies—the Reconstruction Fi-
nance Corp., the Army and Navy,
the Maritime Commission, the
Panama Canal, the Coast and Ge-
odetic Survey^ the Coast Guard,
the Civilian Aeronautic Authority,
the National Advisory Commis-
sion for Aeronautics, and the Of-
fice of Scientific Research and
Development; purchasers for for-
eign governments under the Lend-
Lease Act, and holders of certain
high priority ratings.
The auto freeze order applies to
automobile, trucks, buses and
trailers until rationing goes into
effect. The prohibition of sales
applies to all 1942 model vehicles,
regardless of the number of miles
they have been used, and to all
other models that have been used
for less than 1,000 miles. Under
the order, regularly established
dealers may buy and receive ve-
hicles otherwise affected, but can-
not sell them except under certain
provisions. These provisions al-
low certain sales to the Army,
Navy, designated governmental
agencies, holders of A-l-j or higher
preference ratings for vehicle pur-
chase, and holders of Army and
Navy prime contracts assigned an
A-Lj rating or higher.
Held Sunday For
Mrs. Nancy Howry
E uneral services were h* Id Sun-
day afternoon for Mrs. Nancy Ann
Howry, resident of Graham since
1907, who passed sway at her
home on Pecan St. at 8:05 Satur-
day night, January 17, after a
Naney Ann McCampbell was
born in Birmingham, La., on
Nov. 1, 1861. She came to Coman-
che county, Texas, with her par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. A. McCamp-
bell when quite a small child. She
wah married in that county to W.
L. Howry on Aug. 1, 1880; her hus-
band preceded her in death, having
passed away Dec. 13, 1918. Five
children were born to thjs union;
one died in infancy and a son
Jack Howry, died Jan. 2, 1936.
Three children Survive.
The deceased joined the Metho-
dist Church when a young girl and
remained a church member and
Christian all through life.
Services were held from the
Morrison Funeral Home chapel
Sunday afternoon at three o’clock
with the Rev. C. H. Cole, pastor
of the First Methodist Church, of-
ficiating; interment was made in
Oak Grove cemetery.
Survivors include two daugh-
ters, Mrs. Emmitt Davis of Gra-
ham and Mrs. Lilly Pharries of
Charley, Texas; one son, Dee How-
ry of Odessa, Texas; two brothers
P »b and Hardee McCampbell of
Jomanche; one sister, Mrs. Lillie
Conway of Comanche; also sur-
viving are thirteen grandchildren
and fifteen great grand children.
Pallbearers were W. A. Babb.
C. B. Cochran, Pat Wood. Brit Al-
ford, J. E. Rhoemate and Ftarl
More Than 100
Attend Oil Men’s
Meeting At Olney
L. B. Scott is
More than 100 oil operators from
the North Texas central district
attending a banquet in Olney Fri-
day night heard' Charles Van
Vleck of Tulsa, Okla., field man-
ager of the I. P. A. A., review con-
ditions in the industry with a plea
Maximum oil will be produced
with a minimum of defense ma-
terials and changes and priorities
affecting the industry will be al-
tered soon, Van Vleck predicted.
Paul Atchley of Olney, director
of the I. P. A, A., presided. Rev.
W. H. Townsend, pastor of the
First Baptist Church,- gave the
invocation; music was furnished
byMiss Frances Roberts and Mrs.
Cal Ramsey. Other I. P. A. A. di-
rectors present were I. D. Camp-
bell of Wichita Falls, L. B. Scott
of Graham, and Charlie Clowe of
SON IS BORN TO
KEY'. AND MRS.
Rev. and Mrs. Dallas Lee an-
nounce the birth yesterday, of a
son, weight 6J pounds. Mother
and heir are doing splendidly and
Rev. Lee is receiving congratula-
tions from his host of friends
throughout this section of Texas.
Miss Jan is Patterson spent the
week end with her parents in Ben-
For Birthday Ball
.j.: Doug Franks and bis Orchestra
of Wichita Falla will furnish
music for the President’s Birthday
Celebration dance in the Graham
Memorial Auditorium the night
of January 30, according to an
announcement made here.
A large crowd is expected to
dance to the “sweetest music this
side of Guy Lombardo” played by
the six piece orchestra, proceeds
to go to the fund for the victims
of infantile paralysis. The or-
chestra is reported to play “sweet,
swing and sway” designed to
please even $&£,, most discerning
A variety of other entertain-
ments are planned for the eve-
ning, including a dance in the Le-
gion Hall and bridge and “42”
NOW-You Musi Take Care oi Your
Car-HERFS HOW TO SAVE!
—0— I _ _rj;
Have your car double-checked and Winter-
ized. Precaution may prevent expensive
repair bills later.
yitamins for Vitality
Modern Gas Cooking Preserves
Vital Food Values That Help
Keep America Strong
The strength and health needed to sustain our war
effort comes from the food we eat. Now, more
than ever, it is important to preserve euergy-
producing vitamins and minerals by proper cook-
ing methods that .prevent waste of vital food
values. Modern gas cooking makes It easy to
serve healthful, vitamin-laden meals because it haa
kept abreast of trends in nutrition. New Simmer-
speed Burners permit vitamin-saving waterless
cookery. New Low-temperature Oven Burners per-
mit slow cooking of meat that preserves health-
ful jntces and minerals. Scientifically Designed
Broilers make possible the serving of savory
broiled dinners with food values unimpaired. IT
yoar present range is more than five years old. It
will pay you to sae the modern gas ranges with
vitamin-saving features Why not come In today?
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