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Panola Watchman, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1944, Carthage, Texas Our Fearless And Unfettered Only Newspaper Published In Panola Dedicated To The People's Interest PROVIDING Panola County PLANNING F o r a greater County r YEARS OF SOLID 1000 Fighting men read newspaper every week in all theatres of t Seventy-First PANOLA NOVEMBER 30, 1944. Number 51. with MATTHEWS SHOP is 111 gay Christinas The windows in this popular store have been cleverly and attractively ar- ranged with the decorations that lend to cast reflection on the Wo hope our city displays a i warm holiday mood this for in talking with many at the fellows in the we find lhat they to spend a furlough at borne during the in an atmosphere of and good I We all realize that our thoughts are muchly at the and many of hearts are praying for the boys who are carrying the burden on the But many of the SPIV icemen who have already formed valiant service overseas are beginning to return For and for the other and the younger who have known only Xmases we feel like a dis- play of the holiday spirit is in Tho editor talked with C. NARD and he told us that bis community was over-the-top in the current War Loan It seems that CARL MARSHALL and MAN devoted less than a day to the campaign and secured more than their community's assigned Also talked with W. B. TIho the assigned The Bulldogs lost the Bi- championship contest played in the other night by a score of 13-0. The night was a bad one for football with a driving rain falling throughout the day and the field was iu bad according to who made the trip to Some fans were of the oi inion that tho Bulldogs might have won the contest bad they been permitted to play on a dry MRS. The editor received a personal ter this week from MRS. VAN DORN She ed us of tho new address of her SGT. VAN D. who is now somewhere LITTLE or SGT. HOOKER says the paper is coming through to him fairly India Is a long way from and we are glad that the Reliable Is going over even fairly HOOKER also the recent controversy between tho Texas University Board of ents and Dr. In a portion of hor letter she sure you have soon much in Ihe papers about the University To mo it is one of the most damaging things that has been done to Education in Texas in the history ot the The demonstration or parade by tho student body was most Never have I seen such conduct selves with such dignity and parents whoso were in It have cause to feel proud ot the way they have They are ous and I'm afraid we older ones underestimate In our young men and They return to classes Ibis but lueler So MRS. a and highly refined person herself concurs In the opinion of Iho other ing of Texas on the sity Wo appreciated hor and remarks Perhaps Uio groin majority of who road daily and listen tho radio awaro the fact that Is wrong down in tho Board of find former University Tho IIM tried to Iho controversy and wo havo at tho conclusion that the on TRIBUTE The following a tribute to the lato J. E. was written to Mr. and Mrs. Jess Boweu by Joan daughter of and Mrs. L. A. our The were shocked to hear on the morning of November 1-i, of tlie death of J. our and We realize that never again will bo privileged to see his warm sparkling brown or engage him in friendly For he is gone from us but never will his memory fade from our His continual cheerfulness and friendliness were a constant source of inspiration to As I stood at his gazing down upon his now cold and I raised my eyes toward ven and saw another J. and with that sparkle in his I seemed to see his spirit ing toward Heaven and the voice of God my good and faithful Thou spread and ness throughout the As 1 stood 1 looked again upon the body E. is not I soul is soaring higher God and his memory will be forever enshrined in our The sphinx stands watch over the desert of death and remains silent when may we say in our will be Walker Advocates Early Shopping Department's Mail In campaign is good needs to be according to master General Frank C. wartime conditions face Mr. Walker more people buy and mail this month the Postal service cannot do its job of delivering all Christmas gifts on is not pleasing to us to have to asli the American people to mail packages so Tar in advance of the de- livery We do so only because ii has lo he The job la a mendous but are confident Hint it will be done we know from experience that given sound reasons Americans cooperate shortages of man power and transportation facilities growing out of the war compel early The Postal Service has en experienced employees to the armed forces and have gone to Equally serious is the fact that and other transport facilities are taxed to the limit with the great burden ot war traffic which all of us know must lake a great number of our post offices the mnn power situation is The 200.000 extra workers j whom wo normally recruited to j die the swollen volume mail wore able lo work long hours of overtime and to do heavy This cannot be expected from the women and high school boys and girls to whom in large part we must look year to meet the way In which everyone re- In making it for us 1.0 handle a volume of cels for tho armed forces overseas leaves no doubt in my mind that the November Christmas mailing will be equally 1 ask for the help of the business civic groups and all Americans in it possible for the 1'oatal vice to do Its urge everyone to buy mail in November and marie gifts Not Open Until The editor's family received the following letter from Pfc. Lee R. Knight this in France Mr. Estes and Family Texas Just a few lines to say hello le how I enjoy reading the Ole Reliable Panola Watchman that my wife sends me every Hope this finds you and family well and enjoying For myself 1 am but it is plenty of hell over I am assigned at present to a hospital We pick up wounded men and bring them back to Awful dangerous buU don't mind it at We are on a trip now you can tell by the the train is I have visited Paris and Also have been other places where our town boys lost their We have a long and hard fight ahead before it will all be over on this Lots of pitiful sights to be Now I must you all A Merry Your LEE ROY MCKNIGHT FUNERAL RITES CONDUCTED FOR THEODORE MACON Mrs. Gilmer Gives Book Reviews Funeral services wore hold for Macon 21, 1944 .it Bethel Services were conducted by Rev. pastor of the Nazarene church of Macou was born Nov. 1010, and from this life Nov. 20, 1944 at 4 a. m. He is survived by his mother and Mr. and Mrs. O. C. one one Irene He a member of the Baptist church at Texas LAST RITES FOR MRS. L. GRAFTON Mr. and Mrs. Turner Crawford Henderson Mr. and Mrs. John this Ernest Do was a business visitor to tho county hist Mrs. nilly Jones And Mrs. Monroe Harbor little Edith are the week end In Mrs. Julia Morrow Gilmer o f Shreveport gave a lecture and book review on and Frence Triday afternoon .at the First Methodist Church with the Carthage tube roses and baby's breath in golden urns were placed at either side of tlie Mrs. I. I. Reeves played organ numbers before and after the Mrs. Philip B. president of the introduced Mrs. saying bow the club and guests were to be able to hear such a distinguished Mrs. Gilmer began by telling of there much controversy about the position of France in the and asking that we do not France too She said that best way to understand the French people was through fiction and not She told of reading some of the best in order to tell us what they said the French people and bow they described the war Mrs. first reviewed which is a story of a tho second was of the of the was a most in- short The fourth Stood the Wind for was reviewed at length and very ably for we felt as though we really see the characters as Mrs. Gilmer depicted Sho asked we Plea for which is in the Nov. 3 sue of Life and she also mentioned an Franco Lives which is in Harpers Mrs. John C. Brown and Mrs. 15. C. were hostesses for the social Tbo guests were invited into the banquet which was decorated in the Thanksgiving A large basket ot fruit used as tho centerpiece and was flanked by in A large kln was used on top a bookcase and a large cushaw on top tho Mrs. C. Clahaugh and Mrs. D. T. Allison assisted in serving buffet stylo salted nuts and candles to about fifty Out-of-town guests attending Mrs. Rood of Mt. Mrs. F. R. Parker and Mrs. Charles M. Burnett of Baker ot and Miss Walla 11. of sion College Clara visited friends in over tho Mrs. Lillian Collins Crafton was 6, 1900 and died Nov. 11144 of a short illness in Tri-State hospital in She was married to Fate Jan. 20, 1919, who proceeded be in death by four To this union three children were Mrs. Leon Joe Alice and James Ray of She also leaves her and Mrs. O. L. One Mrs. Ritter and two Elzie and She with the hopewell tist Church early iu life and lived a very devoted Christian life to the lime of hor The pallbearers were friends from the churches of her service was in AAA Committeemen To Be Elected For 1945 and Mrs. Z. 11. wore of Mr. nml Weldon over tho The time designated for electing AAA to serve in is December 13, 1944. On this day farmers will go to their respective communities to elect Com- munity committeemen and a delegate to the County Convention who will in turn elect the County it was announced by Wallace V. County AAA Producers in the county are being mailed a schedule of the election in each fanners elected at these ings will bo responsible for insuring maximum benefits to farmers of their communities for the many programs and activities of the Agricultural Ad- justment Tho work of local includes explaining AAA certifying tions for assisting with storage and loan programs and ing on the disposition of surplus war More important than anything County AAA Chairman tho organized effort made possible by tho elected farmer com- puts American agriculture in a position to act quickly and edly in tho reconversion to just mado agriculture In first in effectively adjusting to the needs of All farm or women will take part in the program in 1945 arc eligible to vote in com- munity in addition to ing community the meetings also will name delegates to a county convention to be bold later to elect county Plans arc being mndo for a full dis- cussion of tho vital problems facing agriculture during the coining Iu emphasizing the importance of full at Uio election Mr. Ingram quotes N. E. national AAA much the same local school and like town meetings of other Into a real democracy In tho approach of AAA elections lake on a now H Is more Important than ever to hare tho beat men available on AAA The solving of farm problems at Ibis of tho war ami those that tho nation from here on out will re- quire the best leadership and the full participation of Farm Telephone Service To Be Improved After War A joint committee of tives of Bell and independent ing telephone companies the United States has been formed to advance the nationwide postwar grams which the various telephone companies have been working on in- dividually to extend and improve farm telephone it was an- Co-chairmen of the committee are John P. president of the United Independent Telephone the national organization of the thousands of independent tele- phone and Keith S. vice president of the American Telephone and Telegraph representing the Bell operating com- telephone service is more highly developed in this un- der the American system of private than in other country in the Mr. Boylan und Mr. said today in a statement issued by them for the it is by no means as ly developed as we in the industry want to see and the industry in tends to do everything in its to provide and bottei a cpst operating telephone com- panies throughout the country have been working on this a representative joint committee has been formed consisting of a of their most experienced We believe that the application of new facilities and methods which were under development by the in- dustry before the demands of war in- our research and tion program will help to bring tele- phone to many new farm As soon as war demands are we propose to resume and expand our research effort along with the intensive program for extending farm wan being carried on before the outbreak of one-half million milos of telephone pole lines serving rural areas have already been built so that more than two-thirds of all rural families in the United States can bo served from existing Since 1935 more than additional ilies in rural areas have become tele- phone increase ot 35 per cent. One of the major objectives is to continue this upward trend by making the service over existing lines increasingly and at- This the industry intends to do to the limit of its second major objective is to ex- tend service at reasonable cost to now reached by existing Telephone industry research in the last several years has fully developed new construction materials and methods which sub- lower tho cost of building lines to areas not previously In work was cd by industry in 1038 to develop practical system of transmitting telephone conversations over power A similar system can be over telephone lines to their This rural carrier system transmits A very frequency current over the From 111-10 experiments with this system for telephone servico rural power lines carried for- ward In a cooperative effort of Bell Telephones Laboratories and the Rural Electrification Before this work was Interrupted by tho it was clear that a suitable system of this kind could bo ed. practical effect of de- la to make It physically possible to furnish telephone wherever there are rural power linos and no telephone Tho companies In cooperation with co-operatives and with power on Page Chairman Russell Asks Full Cooperation of People Conversation turns those to the War Loan Panola county is in the midst ot the to assigned quota and even scribe the Chairman Russell has the two local banks and all postoffices in the county a-s the er places to purchase He In laying particular stress on the buying of the bonds known as Series S. The Series E bonds are the onea meant for the man on the who lias or more to and a. largo part of the county or to specific in bond sales is being sought in The total county to amounts to Thy drive will continue until the assigned quota is t Work committees been ed and school districts been signed Progress has been reported this week In It is now thought that this be widely can destroy the true aim of the Just because we supposed to U no reason all purchases whan that figure is The war ia still muchly la Europe and with sooner the people retreat from their apparent position of com- placency and get their hearts back itt this fight lo a final finis the better off our fighting our and the personal of us all here on the home front Mrs. Corinne Cook Addresses Meet In New York Signs of a break the cratic Party in Texas bare been ly although the still remain loyal to the Mrs. Corino Neal Cook declared in Ro- New when she ed a there Neal publisher of The Watchman received a letter con- the announcement of Mrs. Cook's address from tho Mosquito publisher over the Mrs. Cook has boon erous friends in New York state fur the several days and reports a wonderful She is expected to arrive back in Texas about December spoke before the tern iNlew York Newspaper ers Association in Hotel she in the main are strongly for state's She in an interview ing her hearing reports of a movement to coalesce Northern anil Southern Deal forces but said the plan had not materialized date in her section of the Mm. Cook and Mrs. Lamina ot whom she la to tba Local Stores Will Observe Nov. 30 As Thanksgiving Tbo majority of in county be closed 30th, to Tbo stores elected to tv lust for the holiday ol tho earlier Thanksgiving Day Inat week bj presidential Summon both A. Knight ker ter 1ml und Mrs. Alton ant lo our
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