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Panola Watchman, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1956, Carthage, Texas MICROFILM BOX 8066 FEATHERS e THE era corporal punishment was curriculum er was public teacher Many of the boys who were in my drop in lo sec ine find they always remind me of the spankings I administered by the way of discipline Judged by dern procedures 1 guess I at the educational process from I he wrong ond jT IS SAFE To say that will hover be n bonk titled The vate Life of Grace for she hasn't had any such life nor will such is the public's for notoriety IN a tradition Ing era For instance my Grandmother used to say that ning never strikes twice in the place Now comes the llev Edward Rutland vicar of St John's Episcopal Church with a story that that ancient theory but good About three weeks ago 3 jig a thunderstorm lightning struck the Episcopal parsonage Is that the and down a flue to dance over the within three or four feet of the minister and his wife Laura But no harm was done not even a mark was left ing the rather stormy weather that prevailed it happened with the lightning coming down the and performing another Snake dance over the premises however electrical con- were burned out but no damage was done except to Mrs Rutland's nerves Times are friends there's no doubt it QUOTING FROM the Kansas City Star courtesy my friend Hob announcement that it is proposed to pay U S farmers for not cultivating their land reminds me of a letter 1 from A said A friend of mine in New England has a neighbor who received a ment check for this year for not raising hogs So my friend now wants to 6 into business himself He says that the Idea of not ing hogs appeals to him strongly Of course he will need a hired man and that is where I come In I or your opinion on the best kind of farm hot Id raise hog's on the best strain of hogs not to raise and how best to keep an inventory of hogs you arc not raising Also rlo you think that capital could be by issuance of a non hog raisins gold The friend who got the got it for not raising 500 Now we figure we might easily not raise 1500 lo 2000 hogs so you see the possible profits are only limited by the number of hogs we du not raise SHOULD have been an outstanding evening WHS ed for me by the pitifully audience that greeted the concert by Ihc High School A Choir Tuesday evening A polished performance by an outstanding group of students was greeted by an audience that scarcely numbered a hundred persons Hours of taking practice and hard work on the part of both students and di- rector was in evidence for it was a splendid performance by the most talented high school group of its kind I have ever heard Not only did the people who should have been there hut were not miss a fine concert did but they also ed a chance lo encourage these young people in a most laudable undertaking Encouragement which surely deserve intelligence and backbone are still necessary for modern civilization despite the tendency to gather In huge groups uid holler yes to a loud orator THIS WEKK the Panola County Chamber of Commerce will be engaged in Its annual drive Of course it Is necessary lo raise a lo carry on the Work of this Important tion Money Is necessary lo carry on any sort of program Rut far more vital the Is the enlistment of man power in the work of Ihc Chamber of Commerce The office staff the officers and the directors can not carry the full loid citizen Is needed Join your of commerce how Along your membership subscription determine to give support In every part of the ot your Chamber wt PANOLA COUNTY TEXAS Each Thursday At Texas Capital of j Tha Largest Gas Field j Dedicated to the Service of the People and the Institutions of Cartilage and County Eighty Third Year Eighteen Pagei This Week CARTHAGE PANOLA COUNTY TEXAS THURSDAY APRIL 12 1956 Copy Number IB Budget and Work Program Adopted by C of Cat Meet A program of work for tlic com- ing year including 47 projects as suggested by the members and submitted by the program com- headed by Sam Brown Chairman was adopted at a ing of the Chamber of Commerce board of directors and committee Wednesday morning with Hill presiding A copy of the program furnished by Alt gan manager is found in a rate story The meeting also decided upon the need for an industrial tion and a committee was ed to develop this idea and make recommendations as lo its ion as a Chamber project Heading committee is Tom Other members are 1 L Bunyard Herman Jacobs C Dr B Daniel Clyde Carter and 1 C A committee including Horace Turner John C Brown and Neal was adopted to negotiate a contract with the Fair tion for the use of two buildings on the Fair grounds by industrial concerns which may come lo age later Ross Hopkins chairman of the Transportation Committee a report concerning meetings with Hie Commissioners Courl and the Stale Highway Department re- garding a road connecting the southeastern part of county with the road Hopkins also reported on a recent trip to Ml in com- pany with John C Brown Ray Applegale and Sam Brown where they attended a meeting of the Northeast of Soil Conservation Dis- The Carthage men were interested in the ion of he water ject program involving Federal support for construction of acre reservoirs on farms where water run-off justifies it Reports were made by baugh on Lake Dr iel on the forthcoming ship campaign and Louis Tool and discussed the posed Federal Savings Loan sociation planned for and Shelby counties AJI annual budget of SI submitted by Herman Jacobs man of the budget committee was adopted GRAND CHAMPION Carthage FFA Boys Make Fine Showing at Hog Show The Carthage FFA made a fine showing at Hie view FFA Swine Show Saturday where they exhibited 50 entries with one grand champion and two reserve champions John Ha ins showed grand gilt Yorkshire and Jimmy Davis entry in the mature sow and sow with liller divisions earned a reserve champion rating Federal Saving Loan In Sight as New Support Rendered Carthage men signed a pledge Wednesday to place each into the Federal Savings and Loan Association savings account when the ier is forthcoming to bring total required very close lo the finish line Louis Pool chairman of the committee working to establish the here staled day This goal is in and with a little more help we 1 could finish it up this Jlr Pool said but it will look better and give us u wonderful boost if we can go past the re- quired Of the len exhibits from age in the fat barrow division nine were blue ribbon winners and of 20 entries in Ihc mature sow class all were blue ribbon winners Only three entries failed lo make the first division winner The eighteen boys from age also showed Ihc largest ber on entries in the breeding class Kyle vocational agriculture teacher said A number of hogs were sold at a fair price and buyers are coming lo Carthage later lo look over some of the lings belonging lo the boys 3 Carthage People Injured in Wreck Three Carthage residents wore injured when the 1953 Mercury in which they were riding went out of control left the road and over- turned in a ditch Gregg County Sheriff Noble Crawford reported The accident occurred at Thursday about one mile southeast of the Knox Lee plant on Highway 149 The injured sons were taken to Panola al hospital in Cartilage via ambulance Listed as injured were Mrs Em- ory C Mrs E Biggs and Sidney JOE C PHILLIPS Panola College Professor Wins Shorthand Award Joe c Phillips member of lie faculty of Panola College ed a telegram this week advising him that he is the winner of the grand prize in the shorthand penmanship by Today's Secretary Magazine The contest is in senpe and enlists from to thirty thousand ants annually The contest is judged on tion of shorthand penmanship and is open to teachers court ers secretaries and ing the Gregg system Mr Phillips has placed among the winners in previous annual contests witli third place rating last year With winning the grand however he is no longer eligible to compete The award is a huge silver loving cup appropriately engraved Mr Phillips is also an artist and has won regional college art lias a- degree in from the University of Texas had a scholarship more but decided in favor of a career as of business administration He is a native of San Augustine and has been with Panola College for three years Straw Hat Day Set Here For Sunday IMS been declared official straw hat day in age according to Chester SLoul spokesman for the local retail merchants and the Chamber ol Commerce Tuesday Tlie annual custom has called for Mayor In receive a free straw hat from Ihc local merchants lion Marlin claims he's 1 ly but Mayor terson is out of town this week and this ritual cannot be lowed The announcement was made Tuesday on the coldest day of year but the optimistic believe dial spring would be in Hie air by Sunday Rotarians Slate Double-Header April 20 Distinguished Guests To Be Present Friday April 20 will be a red letter day in calendar of the Carthage Rotary Club which is scheduling two events fnr the dny a luncheon with James C Gardner of as the guest speaker and a banquet al 1 p.m honoring the vice- president of International 0 D A of from the local civic will be invited by in- dividual members of the club for the noonday luncheon but Ihc evening affair will be for ians only The Henderson Center Marshall and Overtoil notary Clubs have been invited to in honor of Mr visit Luncheon City Mayor Gardner guest speaker nt the luncheon meeting c- to bend city government in 1052 at the age of 10 lo become one nf Ihc youngest mayor nf a major city In America lie has successfully sponsored ti improvement program or public buildings nnd drainage nnd water In administration so brought about with Ihc al of the voters nn Increase In the police force recreational and library programs and several a- modernizing the city charter He served in Hie of Louisiana president of Junior Chamber nf Commerce and other civic groups a graduate of and serv cd in Ihc Infantry of the U S Army in World War 11 being dis- charged a first lieutenant Oberg Internationally Known Civic Figure Mr principal speaker fnr Ihc evening banquet is an inter known business nui and political figure lie is Chin man of the S- Oberg Pty Ltd timber importers exporters and retailors In Sydney Australia and holds directorates in three other limber organizations He is First of notary International for Chairman of lOSti Pacific Conference Committee and n member of he Nominating Com- for President in lie has been a member of the ney Club since and Is President of the Club lie bus served notary us Director nnd as a member of several committees find has represented Iho dent of International al District Conferences in various of Ihc world Mr advisor lo the Australian lo the United Nations Conference in San cisen in I MS was leader of Australian delegation al the Labor ence in Paris Franco Ihc year and in led the employers delegation to a similar conference in Tokyo lie has Australian government nn mis occasions in ulher of the world Funeral Held or Joe H Holder at Funeral services wore held at Missionary Church Monday nl 3 p.m for Joseph Henry who passed iL the General Hospital Sunday morning at o'clock ter mi illness lasting one week The officiating ministers were Rev Brooks Rev Sherman Rev 1 C Unwell and Rev C II Ihc song service was directed hy I D was in tlic Cemetery willi he thorn Funeral Home In charge of arrangements Pallbearers included and II n Taylor Joe Ar- Ihur Holder Dilly Chadwick Syd McGraw and Willie James A native nl Mr Holder was horn to and Nanny Adams Holder Dec D He with his to County when a small child had lived here all the years since lie was married lo Miss Percy wiek of Longbranch in and been employed as a tanner all his life He was a member of Hie Missionary Baptist Church Survivors include his wife Mrs Holder I wo sons II W and 1 K Holder both of Carthage two daughters Mrs Velma Jones of and Mrs C B all Jr of Carthage nine grand- children three ren and three sisters Mrs Lei and Miss Laura Holder bolh of Marshall and II of Longview Final Rites Held For J H Fyke Funeral services were held lurday afternoon at dist Church for Jerome Henderson Fyke GO who passed away denly at bis home on the old ton Hoarl about Friday His was caused by a heart at- tack The Rev Waller Klingle and the Hev Joe were the of- ministers was in he Odd Fellows in under direction of Ihc Hawthorn Funeral Home A native of Kaufman County Mr Fyke bad lived here nearly all his life and was a fanner by occupation He was married lo Miss May in vcmbcr 1910 Mr Fyke was a highly respected citizen his community nnd the county Surviving arc his wife Mrs la Fyke three sons R A S P Fyke and Cullen Fyke all ol Carthage and five daughters Miss Josic Pearl Fyke Mrs R and Sirs Albert Werner all of Houston Mrs U N Monroe of and Mrs Gene Holland of Longview Membership Drive To Be Staged By C Back Scratch Days To Be Observed in Carthage Next Week Another Back Scratch day is scheduled by Carthage business bouses for next week Friday and day April 20 M chairman of the Chamber of Commerce's merchants committee announces Special spring values will be Mr Stovall said and we know our trade area customers will appreciate splendid bargains available lo I hem In keeping with the policy of Hack Scratch day local chants will feature at least one item and usually many items that will be marked low the two Back Scratch Days S DR D B DANIEL Vice President Chamber of Commerce Libby Students to Present Operetta Tickets Limited Children of the lary school will present an ella tilled Peler in two performances Tuesday April 17 The malinee performance al p.m will be for school children Ihc night performance is led fur o'clock sales are lo parents and of the formers through Monday April This is clue In the limited ing capacity of auditorium to see the ance may obtain tickets if able on day of the show Between acts and lie show selections by rhythm hand and children will be Proceeds from show will go to the which is ing Ihc production Radiologist Added Local Hospital Staff Fred Hargrove M 0 has been added to the staff nf Hospital as radiologist Monday April 2 lo all announcement by Iho mana- ger Dr Hargrove conies from find with wife has ready here His lo sluff will make a needed cum lo Ihc personnel of the hospital Brady Gentry To Seek Re-election Congress of the United States House of Representatives Washington D C Mr Clomo Panola Watch mail Carthage Texas Dear You may say jn your columns thai it is not my lo be 1 for re-election to Congress May 1 express my gratitude for your kindness lo me a gratitude I also feel very deeply for all those who have me to serve then in positions of public trust Willi every good wish always I am Sincerely Gentry CHS Combined Bands lo Present Spring Concert Friday lo Be Featured The School Damls will present their second concert of the 1950 Band Rooster Concert Series Friday April 13 at p.m al Carthage Teams Win in Crockett Debate Tourney Carthage with its boy's team of Clayton nnd Jack Parker was winner iu the Crockett Invitational Debate held Saturday April th in Crockett II was n complete sweep the teams in boy's di- vision as won first second nnd fourth places Tlie second place team was com- posed of J C Kelly and Freddie Marlowe Other teams ing in tournament from agc were Charles Parnell and Don Williamson Klass Tadama and Aubrey The girl's team was composed of Elaine Harris and Jean The teams including Charles Parnell and Don son Clayton and Jack Parker and Elaine Harris and Jean will be entered in the Dis- League meet at New London Saturday April Mih Reginald Harris Farm Home Destroyed by Fire Tho farm home of Mr and Mrs Reginald Harris located nf the highway nine miles out on the road was totally destroyed by fire Monday after- noon About o'clock Contents nf Ihc also were a total loss The Fire Department answered the alarm but arrived loo lale to save any part of tho building Their work was further hampered by Ihc presence of a M- gallon drum of gasoline which ex- in the blare Origin of the fire hud not been determined Tuesday Iho High School iuni The Beginner Hand directed by C will open the gram with three selections by Solitude The Merry and Following will be the Junior Hand under Ihc ot playing Tlie ger march by Weber and The Silver Talisman overture by DC The Senior Band under Ihc di- of C J Lambrecht will close the program with these Colonel Bogey march Alford River a on by Whitney Mexican Hat Dance by ela March for a Festival In a Clock Stove by by Walters and Champions by Admission for adults cents There is mi charge for children Hand members will be their cards Featured on the program will be a bass solo by 1 W Hancock who will Air and by Barn He will be accompanied by Miss Marina Walker A saxn phone quartet dish will be played hy Williams Donna Frost Mary IIol inos and Church Dr Daniel to Lead In Campaign to Manpower An drive new bers by the County ber of Commerce is slated Lo be- girt Tuesday April 17 Dr B B Daniel chairman of the ship ami Finance Committee said Ibis week Hans were outlined at a meeting of the committee day morning The theme of the campaign will be You Miss So Much When You're on the Outside It is ter to be un the inside where one can give active support to the Chamber Commerce in its efforts to build 2 better community Your Chamber of Commerce is designated to create business Dr Daniel said and hat means more business tor pointed out that our Chamber Commerce receives excellent from the business firms and professional man of the ty but he added arc hoping u broaden the base of our to Include more and thus create more inter- and gain more manpower At present lime the ol the Panola County Chamber of Commerce includes of practically every type of community activity and en- deavor Coordinating the of men who have varied interests and points of view is a ing job but building ments already accomplished prove that It can be done They have that effective teamwork in attaining sound continuous com- munity development requires llm whole team be in the game Dr Daniel concluded It is our hope that the present membership drive will put more people on the team and help the Chamber of Commerce do an even better job for our County Members of the Membership and Finance Committee besides Dr Daniel include II B Turner Bo Ramsey Mrs Olive DuBose Carter D M Stovall Don Martin Jack Parker Q M Martin M P Baker Birl Thomas Hitter Walter Howell Ed Clark and Mrs Sam Brown Carthage School Board Re-elects Officers for Year All officers were re-elected it a of the Carthage dent District school board Monday Supl Q M- Martin said esday Sid Bakor Turner was en president Horace n Turner vice-president and Tom Vincent secretary Teachers were also wild the proviso lhat their con- tracts would not be approved un- til they furnish birth certificates for the school files There ably will he three other teachers named Mr Martin said one lo fill a vacancy caused by tion and two additions lo the ly business matters wcro considered with no definite action at this lime Student Art Exhibit to Be Featured at High The regular ol the Association will be held a week late this month in order to bring lo ils members ami the general public Ilia art exhibit In the High School Die work of fitly art slndenls taught by Mrs The entries already will have been judged and will have first second and third place ribbons attached The show is slated for April A appointed by th will judge the work and in money will be warded In winners There are two divisions junior high and high These will nut with each other but will separately Nino ions will be represented including pastels charcoal water color em- pora ceramics pencil sketching pen and ink sketching oils nnd textile painting This has been held an- since arl was first taught in High School but only last year was prize money ed to There will be a shop exhibit sponsored by D C Johnson ot Ihu faculty including tooling shoot work shop products woodwork and cal The public is cordially invited Iu son those fine exhibits Thursday April al I p.m In the High School cafeteria
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