Stamford American (Stamford, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, May 19, 1939 Page: 4 of 10
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EMBLEMS AWARDED HIGH SCHOOL;©CTvTfTY
STUDENTS FOR ATTAINMENTS IN
ATHLETICS, ARTS AND LETTERS
^School letters were presented to
11a Urge group of High School stu
.EDIJIS LEE POWELL
The marriage of Edia Lee Powell
and John P. Hardesty Jr. of Mc-
Caulley was sul-mnlze*! at the
i Lueder* Baptist church Sunday af-
I ternoon swith the bridegroom’s fa-
"CLYDE L GARRETT
mu and | TVMtvKfl«4v inninr bovi* dfclftl
iThe emblem was I
blue, trimmed in white. The awards
were made at high School assembly
The following pupils were award
_ and dependent*
mi additional annual < oat
7*1.0<>n was pa»*cd by the-House
mmi sent to the Senate. The bill
will iner. ave benefitw to veterans
gggfer ink’ from •><^rv ice-connected
wour*K or amputapoM, tint to wi-
dows and orphans and extenda the
benefit- to' d-pendent parents. It
m estimated by its sponsor*
(Wt 27.s00 widows would be add-
—t e^-the pension rolls. The vote
<n> the bill was 359 lo 1.
* BAILRO \DS—Although the rail
toads are pesaimiatic about pros-
pects of legislation that will help
fbem solve their problems, the Sen.
mu OtntnLiU* on Interstate Com-
merrr is nnishing several propos-
als and same action in the Senate
de gxpected soon.
' PAY-ROLL- TAXES—A move
*» be undertaken to reduce pay-roll
tasts that support unemployment
tosurance It IT believed that 60-
million dollars will hr saved in a
plaa to limit the 8 per eent pay- .
rail tax to the fleet $3,000 of each,1"*8 doublr ■ tenm
Mskhnlk wage rather than to the1 1--—
awtira employer’s gross payroll. 1
tS£S 175 Persons at
■mo in I MO Instead Of 1942.
Dougharty, junior boys’ declama-
tion; Nance Ruth Harrison, jun-
ior girls’ declamation; Betty Jane
Blackwell, senior gibls’ declama-
tion; Helen Garrett, ready writ-
ers’; Mary Jim' Maaon and Ollie
Mae Burge, girls’ debater- Leon
Williams and L. E. Loveless, Jr.
Doris Adair. Janice fi^rd, spell-
ing; Wanda White. Mary Traeger,
Nancy Lou Langford, Gweneth
Flemins, Jack Bunkley. Teddy
Strauss, Jimmy Erie Loveless, one
act play; Elvyn Gregory, Marjorie
Rosenquist and June Drake, short-
hand; Bob Bryant, Virginia De-
ment, Sarah Siddal and Mabry
Marcus Hager, Joe Davis, I. O.
Hughes, 'Pete Andrews, Warrea
Tidwell, Roy PlumUe and Bourdon
Smith, manager, basketball.
Charles Brownfield, senior boys’
singles, tennis; BUI Swenson and
Bland Harrison, Itnlor b91.fi
doubles, tennis; Bob Kinard, Junior
boys’ singles, tennis; Bourdon
Smith and L. E. Loveless, junior
It her, the Rev. John P. Hardest
- —~tt —- — *^11. .i j n „i“* 1. tdfbq
©hers College at Canyon. *
Following his graduation from
Abilene High SchooLltr. Hardesty MiUion won high score pnx
wss a student in Hafdin-Simmons guests and Mrs. Clay Davis
University. The Hanlesty tamily high for club members,
formerly Heed at Abilene.
which*l*E4More Texas Farmers
participate in AAA
Than Ever Before
Mrs. Billy R. Cearley of Anson,
above, the former Misa Locille
McCulloch, niece of Mr. and Mrs.
J, M. Alexander of this eity, has
hern complimented at two Stam-
ford Jtartik within the past week.
* SECURITIES — The House re-
mii.d from the Senate a WH piae-
ing trust indentures under the
nmtiny apd regulation of the Se-
curities and Exchange Commission
mmd establishing standards which
■nut be met. Indentures are state-
ments of the security behind the
bawd issue and of the terms upon
HOUSING—Sent to conference
biH increasing to four bfT-
dollars the amount of mort-
xrhich may be insured by ihe
« a - 1 4■ m i- - -s—si
nrnnrmjc num iTTlBLl lTHmf
instead of the present three-billion-
and Dr, Wade Youngblood have
been appointed as a committee to
nominate officers for the year,
which will begin June 1. A pres-
ident, two vice presidents, secre-
tary, treasurer and three directors
will be elected at ‘the regular
meeting next Monday night.
Approximately 175 persons at-
tended the barbecue lor Junior
Chamber of Commerce members,
their wives and a law guests at
the bunkhouse Monday night. The
occasion was an informal social
zssziz sun* - -
oy Arledge, Magnus Swenson,
PARTY HELD FOR
. A delightful party for members
of the F<yty-Two Club and thair
Club members and guests pres-
ent were Mesdames Clay Davis, Coll
Bernard Buie, Earl O’Steen, Earl'Texas
Hughes, Bob McCleskey, Branham cipate
ge Station, May 1.—More
fanners are going to parti-
m. ■■ in the AAA farm program
Payne, A. 41.^Ladd, Lee White, this year than ever before, accord-
C. Michael, R. C. Shelton, Grady
cousins of Mr«Hardesty, were the
couple’s attendants., ;
Immediately kfter the service
the couple left for Washington,
Air-- Momleaty • wilt --be- on
The bride is a daughter of Mr. .
snd Mrs. K| Powell and grand-
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Veal,
pioneer citizens of the Lueders
oommyiity. She spent one year in
Statnford with her. aunt and uncle,
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Bible, and at-
tended Stamford High School.
She was graduated from the Lued-
ers High School, where both her
mother and father formerly taught.
She also attended Texas State Tea-
Hays, Dean Culp, John Oates, Jr.,|
*J“^5flday night when the losing mem- Keese, David Bennett and L. E.
a recent contest entec- Million.
Larkspur a ad." roses were used
in house decorations. Games
Bfiy-lWr were" ““played ana
cream and cake Were served to 36
Mrs. Bill Munnerlyn entertained
Wednesday with a bridge-luncheon
for members of the Just-o-Mere
Bridge Club and other guests.
Geraniums and snapdragon wars
used for party floweta. A I
A. W. Ferguson's Brother Dies I_________
day-' frorh Jk'1UXM<i ~ijj^4«aat~rt~aU
he had spent almost a week at the
bedside of a brother, J. R. Grant,
who was seriously' 111. Mr. Fergu-
son received word Monday that his
brother had died Monday morning.
S% successful was the Farm Ma-
chinery and Implement Shew he!d
at the 1938 State Fair of Texas,
that dealers *f the Sou'hwcst are
acting for a much larger, space
for the 1989 Fair in October. They
three- occupied 200,000 .yuart feet in
waaaas Jvni mail eiti uviuiv. ow**»
ing to reports here fftm AAA field
who have commen
ced to check compliance with the |*•****■
Ralph Price, field man at large,
estimated approximately 85 per
-Smbs -facm and. ranch.
families will receive benefit pay.
menta for the contribution to the
conservation of agricultural re-
sources in 1939. / M
Approximately 95 per cent of all
farm land and about 90 per cent
of all active range land in the
state will be in the Agriculti\ral
Conservation Program of the AAA
this year, he said.
There are about 3 million fields
of all grades and sixes In “thr
state, and each one mhst be meas-
ured and classified before the 1939
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Friday, May 19. 1939
___can begin. To
avoid delay and confusion, produc-
ers are urged te he present at the
measuring, so they can catch mis-
takes and be certain they an tor-
rectyd before the pregram prog-
resses too fsr. ‘‘ ; ‘ ■ h
Massuring farms h$A(Mfun in
South Texas and in other planting
sections of the staff.
The work la being sped through
the use of aerial photograph ^now
^ave 'been photographed
-from the air, slid such maps jr|U
be used this year in J78 counties.
A small gadget called a plani-
•meter, which does arithmetic in its
«wrnr tlsW to rrt^hstire the- photo-
graphed farms. A county AAA
worker can run the point of this
little instrument around the pic-
ture of a cotton patch as it ap-
pears on the aerial map, and the
planimeter will record the siw Of
the pjot to a tenth of an acre. It’s
three times as fast and a. third fts
expensive as running a surveyor’s
chain around a field.
WALL PAPE1? and canvas, C. Ik
Hhamburger Lumber Co. 414ft.
The 1938 Farm Show policy at
the State Fair of Texas of award-
ing each county with a credible
exhibit $125 will again be the vogue
at the 1939 State Fair. It is ex-
pected tint at least 100 counties
will hav« farm exhibits at the
Subscribe to The
MAIL STAMP—The Post-
ewneed that- he
Mtiahif 'tt* Iseuance of a
M cent air matt
i Europe. The sptcial air bihil
■lamp will conform In fife and gen-.
the denomination designa-
30 cents and the added in.)
“Trans-Atlantic.” Forth- j.
Br to color. (Into imd
place of first-day sale and the me-
thod- of forwarding first-flight
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SIMPLE DFNTCE ANALYZES
USE OF ROAD — A Mark rubber
tube laid across thr highway and
FednACW1'! at etrb-r rrnt with a shh-
ple instrug^nt staked at the side
of the rhad forms the hails for
•lialysis of how the motor public
behave- m its use of the highways.
This special studv is being made
by the Federal Bureau of Public
Roads. Mott motorists will not see
the tube and will not be aware ofi
making a record. A record of na-l
tural driving on a representative |
Stretch of road is what 1* wanted j
■hen an auto eroases a tube ' a'
wave or puff of air 1* forced inloj
tR9 Toads id t in.«truments and moves !
• diaphragm which came* an elec-1
triea! contact The~tubea are dis-l
aannected at the middle of the road
ao that a vehicle passing on one
side of the road d««es not register!
on the instrument on‘the ' Other
side. Wirei( run to a recording ap.
paratus in which a strip of paper
■■rolD under a set of pens. Each
car leaves a pajr of pen strokes—
for front and rear wheels. Know-
ing the spacing of the tubes and
speed of the moving paper it is
easy to calculate the speed of any
Specials for Friday and Saturday, Majr 19th and 20th
Fresh Roasting .Ears
T omatoes Newer—|V1 Ih.
3Tp^3«~ TO S3.
CAMPS FOR MIGRATORY
FARM WORKERS-Farm Secur-
..IhrfAdministration has allocated
$900,000 for camps for migrant
snorters in Texas and studies are
being made of possible sites in oth- j
or states. Such camps are estab-1
Hahed to eliminate the worst fea- (
lores of whole families living along
the roads in thair automobiles, or
in tents, without sanitary facili-
ties of anv kind. In snriny, these
families wind north and east to ga-
ther early vegetables snd frtlit
crops. In midsummer and early fall
they hhstle to pick early cotton
crops and follow the harvest north
and west. Sarittarv temporary shel-
ters safeguard the health of the|
migrant workers, and the welfare
of the communities in which they
:> . .. -~*c±:-
Treasure* T'adee Bond
New York—Treasure from alt
parts of the world has arrived at
Port of New York duty free
Wdt-ld’s Fair. Tha Importa, enter-
,s4 under bond, most all be returned
to the country of ortgip. t —u
WA1L PAPER and ennma. C. D.
NO. 2 CORN
NO. 2 SPINACH
NO. 2 KRAUT 2 for
NO, 2 TURNIP GREENS
NO. 2 MUSTARD GREENS
Pure Maid Engliah.
Veal Loaf Meat
Well Chosen Gifts
—— for the
^ -vL- tstj’^Bsito
—CMl Meah Shirts in
lolora ■■ by Marttaro,
of silk foulard,
Friday, May 19,|
, “Stay on yourl
. Texas highways
lips, traffic and
the State Hlghv
fa ally J
first three monthj
of those or 22.7
ed in head-on
ad that an obter
1sts of the traffl
inaugurated on thf
of the state will
ly to their safety
broken stripe* artl
curves and hills |
where sight dist
The broken *
of short -tght
to a point from
i* able to ace at|
ahead. Black as;
on concrete and
Unent and white
the black asphalt |
“If the hroki
- site your aide
Yew may iddy
ml ~ Mr. PI
ea year aide ol
plies to bridges,
and carves with |
sidm of the
tain locations 1:
distance is res'
recti on is da
. "On four lane
inside lane for
never cross the
If the motoring|
porated in the etr^
the highway, n'
while under (he
casts, and at .all
» large redt
1 In Texas for j
- jli Me
The Red Box
For Washing Dishes
Give Her Something
That Will Add to
Her Summer Fun
J-Sas pender«, button
25c and 50c.
—Rayon Shirts and Shorts, all col-
:,sw - lceCm«nTowdet 3 f , 23 c
—Slack Suits of cool crashaa, hop-
* sacking, shantungs, and span
rayons—$1.98 te $5.99.
— Bathing Sails, oiled silk lastex,
satin lastex—ll .o to $3.98.
—'Silk SUpa, from 59c ta $1.98.
—Silk Pantiee, from 15c to 59e.
—Fall fashioned chiffon hose, from
59c to $1.59.
—Lace Hose, from
—White and colored
pure linen handkerchiefs — 25c
—Betts, new pastel shades, 25c and
—Bags, linen crash and. leather—
$1.99 to $1.98.
—Silk gowns—$1.99 te $3.98.
—Flowered batiste gowns—59c is
—Fitted and unfitted case#—$1.99
—Costume Jewelry. 59«
—Clear out of all Graduation drees-
m—$2.98 to $9.50 values far
$1.98 to $5.99.
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Huston, Cleburne. Stamford American (Stamford, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, May 19, 1939, newspaper, May 19, 1939; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth972766/m1/4/: accessed August 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stamford Carnegie Library.