The Clarksville Times (Clarksville, Tex.), Vol. 74, No. 22, Ed. 1 Friday, June 21, 1946 Page: 2 of 14
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THE CLARKS VHXE TIMES
C. of C. Goals
For the Year
FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 1946
President Paul Hardegree has
announced some oi the highlights
of the program for the year They
include: Continued work for a bet -
. ter system of roads in the county
establishment of a canning plan;
in Clarksville, formation ot a coun-
ty farmers marketing association,
relocation of tomato sheds, estab-
lishment of a livestock .cation
barn, a city-wide cleanup, improve-
ment and beautification program.
Work for a Systematic plan oi gar-
bage collection, sponsor a beef and
dairy show, inaugurate a contin-
uous fire .prevention program, a
monthly or semi-moiuniy newslet-
ter to the membership oi the
Chamber of Commerce concerning
activities of the organik.ttion. en-
courage and support the location
here o. a National Guard unit, a
public relations program to sumu-
Uie and pmnote tue goodwill of
other towns and communities m
this area, investigate the possibili-
ties of a county tau\ work tor a '
street improvement program, worn
for the location of a dairy products
plant in Claksville, prepare an at-
tractive publicity tolder outlining
the assets and advaihrges of the
city, sponsor a county-wide pas-
ture improvement contest, cooper-
ate with state and national agen-
cies in soil conservdUih and soil
improvement practices, v.o- k tor 1
creation of a Retail Merchants
Credit Association aari continously
strive for- better education:;, recre-
ational and religious facilities.
ATOM BOMB WILL TEST COMBAT CLOTHING! — Special combat
clothing, developed by the Army's Chemical Warfare Service and other
agencies, will be tested during the atomic bomb experiment at Bikini
Atoll. None of the inothes will be worn by humans. It will be placed in
various exposed and unexposed positions on lips and islands at varying
distances Irom the "xplosion At left, above, .s a special gas-impermeable
outfit. At right, is a cold-weather outfit of parka, trousers and mukluks.
such as was tested in recent Artie expeditions.
OF SI TO SCHOOLS
Austin. Texas—The Texas Board
Of Education ordered an additional
payment of $4 to Texas school dis-
tricts for each of the state's 1,493,-
68S school age children.
This brought the apportionment
per scholastic for the school year
to $34. or the highest tigure in the
Last week, final payment of the
original $30 apportionment tigure
was made, leaving a balance in the
available school fund and the
board voted to distribute that bal-
PRICE OF BI TTER IS
RAISED tl CENTS
Washington—'The OPA raised
manufacturers ceiling prices on
butter, Cheddar cheese and canned
milk, and said the increases, which
will send retail butter up 11 cents a
pound, will be passed on to con-
sumers right away.
At the same time, OPA spokes-
men warned that it Congress pas-
ses the watered-down control ex-
tension bill now under considera-
tion, the general cost ot living will
go upward by leaps and bounds,
taking men's $2.50 shirts to $4.50,
and women's $5.95 dresses to $25.
| Washington — </p\ — A shakeup 1
of the supreme court by means of a j
i constitutional amendment forcing I
i four Roosevelt appointees off the !
bench, was proposed by Senators '
E. stland 'D-Miss.t and Bridges [
Eastland declared in a senate j
; speech that:
1 The court is embarked on "a |
social and economic revolution;" j
| 2. It is "torn by the bickerings
of a faction."
j 3. The American people regard it !
: ‘with distrust and suspicion.”
| The amendment would limit the j
j number of justices a single presi- :
j dent might appoint to three. The i
i authors said it would be retroac- j
! tive and would force the retirement i
j of Justices Douglas, Murphy, Jack- :
son and Rutledge. The late Presi- ;
j dent Rosevelt appointed those four
I after his earlier appointments of
| Justices Black. Reed and Frank-
j A section of the proposed amend- !
| mein, which requires approval of
congress and of the legislatures of
three-fourths of the states to be-
I come effective, says:
; "If more than three persons hold-
| ing office as Justices of the Su-
preme Court on the date of ratiff-
cation of this article shall have
been appointed by the same presi-
dent. all persons holding such of-
fice who are appointed by such
president, except the first three
appointed, shall be retired and, re-
nx jars sr, ars& tssS"The wp *»—■'»—~ >»*.
sion until July 20.
Also continuing its activities
during the summer is the Clarks-
ville High School band, which prac-
tices regularly at the school under
the direction of Walker Hays,
1 Mutt Conerly and little daughter,
Nancy, of Amarillo, arrived Mon-
day to spend several days here with
O E Puckett, new residence, Bo-
B. Ponder, renovation of resi-
dence. Eeast Main.
Mrs. C. L. Whiteman, renovation
of residence. College Ave.
Dr. W. Tj. Wright, renovation of
residence, Rocker Heights.
Robert Lewis, new
C B. Doss, new residence, Hock
A son, Phillip Charles, was born
Thursday, June 13, at the Red Riv-
er County Hospital to Mr. and Mrs.
“Ronnie Reconverts" at h i g li
school auditorium 8 p. m„ Thurs-
day, June 27.
»"»«■ •> ■«« *»,«» * •srwBwnr* °'
to retirement pay » vt-
Clarksville Dry Goods Company
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HI ' / ■ .
Stock up now, while sizes are complete, with our WORK CLOTHES from America’s
leading manufacturers. You will find our work clothes to be sturdy-built, neat in appear-
ance, and of the most serviceable fabrics. Come in today and see our large display of qual-
ity-tested work clothes at uniformly low prices.
Famous C’on’Iio brand, san-
forized and vat dyed. Built
^fer plenty bard wear and
extra service. Full cut; per-
manent rich gloss finish.
Hizes 29 to 42-
Seven button front, flaps ou
pockets, Ranchman brawl,
Sanforized shrunk. A real
value. Sizes 14 to 17.
Men’s Herringbone Twill
Famous Lion brand Sanfor-
ized shrunk, built for heavy
duty. Vat dyed. Guaranteed
a matched uniform. Sizes 29
$5.96 per suit
Sanforized shrunk, vat dyed,
eolor, sturdily built for
of hard wear. Sizes 29
Fits the Best
Guaranteed serviceable fab-
ric, serged scams. Sanforized
shrunk. Sizes 29 to 36.
8HIBT TO MATCH $2.27
brand express stripe,
, belted, 4 front pock-
hip pockets, side leg
es 34 to 42.
Indian brand, six button
front, two pockets, Sanfor-
ized shrunk, Sizes 14l/j» to 17.
Ruf-Nek horse hide gloves—
and split leather' back with
79c - $L49 - $1.98
MEN and BOYS
u. S KEDS ARE BACK
The shoe of ehampions.
Shock proof, arch cushion
and cushioned heel.
Famous test brand, Gone
fabric, guaranteed a matched
uniform, Sanforized shrunk,
vat dyed. Made for summer
wear. You will like the way
they wear and wear. Sizes 29
$4.94 per suit
with the laws relating to retire-
ment in effect on such date.”
If more than three vacancies oc-
cur under a single president, judges
to fill them temporarily would be
selected by the house lrom the low-
er courts. In this balloting, each
state's delegation in the House
would vote as a unit and each
would have one vote.
Wlier. a new president took office,
these temporary justices would re-
turn to their former posts and the
President would appoint
Under this plan. President Tru-
man's appointment of Justice Bur-
ton and his selection of Fred M.
Vinson for chief Justice would
stand, and he would have authority
to name one more justice.
Henry Lassiter, renovation of res-
, idence. College Ave.
| Deward Henry, renovation of resi-
dence, College Ave.
i D. T. Morgan, renovation of resi-
dence, Locust St.
: R V. Blackmon, renovation of
‘residence, West Main.
Mrs. W. L. Durrum, renovation
of residence, Paris road.
Herman Hack, renovation of resi-
dence. East Main.
Vernon D. Mikel, new garage
apartment, Church St.
] Witmer Florists, construction of
j greenhouse, Paris Road.
! Jesse Holster, renovation of resi-
; dence, Walnut St.
I C. M. Fisher, renovation of resi-
dence, Short Street.
' David Weaver, Jr.,. reconstruc-
residence, ] tion of residence, Walnut St.
Thomas Hutchinson, renovation
of residence, Donoho Street.
George Whiteman, renovation of
residence, West Comanche.
Mrs. Margaret Boatner, renova-
tion of residence, East Monroe.
Claud Davidson, renovation of
residence, North Cedar.
Mi's. J. W. Thompson, renovation
of residence, Short St.
G. A. Maxfield, five rent houses
opposite Church of Christ.
Mrs. R. J. Wiliams, garage apart-
181 BIRTHS REGISTERED
HERE SINCE JAN. 1
There have been a total of one
hundred and eighty-one births reg-
istered in Red River County since
the first of the year, vital statistics
at the County Clerk’s office reveal.
This is an average of more han one
birth epen day during the first
five months of 1946. The births are
evenly divided, with ninety-one
boys and ninety girls being regts-
ENROLLMENT IN SUMMER
SCHOOL REACHES 38
ment, East College Avenue.
In addition, local constrators es-
timate that they have constructed
fifteen Negro houses on Norman
Hill and other locations' since Janu-
Thirty-eight students are en-
rolled in the sumitor school wihch
is now being conducted in Clarks-
ville High School, Principal O. R
Caldwell reports. Among the stu-
dents are three ex-servicemen: C.
B. Holland, Robert Bowling, and
Bill Bledsoe. The school offers Eng-
lish and civics and will be in. ses-
We have a large selection
to choose from — ALL
Children's, Misses, and
$1.98 to $3.98,
We are I
will have |
At 8 o’clt
on their p
for our c
which has been done here since |
January 1. The list Is as complete
as could be determined.
• * *
Completion of new buildings for
The Hub, Duke and Ayres, and
Clarksville Baking Co. Completion
of shop by W. A. Dobson. Rencva- j
tion of buildings occupied Jay
White’s Auto and Clarksville Dry
Residences and Business
C. B. Dunn, new residence, West
Bill Webb, new residence, West
Bernard Varley, new residence,,
West Main. 1
Barnett Williams, new reidence
and store, West Main.
A. E. Rains, new residence, Paris
Archie Rains, new residence,
John Duncan, new store, East
Miller and Son, new .shop,- East
J. P. Goodman, new station. East
Assembly of God Church, new
building, West Broadway.
Clio Green, new residence. North j
C. W. Presley, new residence,
Robert Gooding, new residence,
C. C. Petty, new residence, Wal-
I. Bramhall, new residence, West
Harold Porterfield, new garage
apartment, West College Ave.
Caston Stevens, new residence,
Mrs. Lea Tayloe, renovation of
residence, Church St.
Henry Lewis, new residence,
Mrs. J. D. Fincher, renovation of,
residence, Monroe 8t.
Smith’s Dairy, reconstruction of
residence, Mt. Pleasant Road.
C. C. Petty, reconstruction of
residence, Washington St.
Roy Cook, new residence, Mt.
George Tucker, new residence,
Methodist Church, new parson-
age, West Broadway.
George- Shoulders, new resi-
dence, Lafayette St.
I Granville Peek, new residence,
1 Alvah Hah
Monard Spears, new residence,
Lonnie Rogers, new residence.:
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Dried Peaches^x*- 38*
Seedless Raisins.—^ 12* StS£S:
Sliced Beets ................15* c*"t*fhwyT««
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The Clarksville Times (Clarksville, Tex.), Vol. 74, No. 22, Ed. 1 Friday, June 21, 1946, newspaper, June 21, 1946; Clarksville, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth893654/m1/2/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Red River County Public Library.