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Lockhart Post Register (Newspaper) - September 22, 1960, Lockhart, Texas 10c Micro film BOX THE LOCKHART POST Established 1899 Heart of the Seed Bin of Texas THE LOCKHART REGISTER Established 1879 EIGHTY-FIRST YEAR LOCKHART TEXAS SEPTEMBER 22, 1960 Conference on Aging Change in SS Law A blueprint for containing 60 recommendations on how many of aging problems can be was adopted in Austin at the Governor's State-wide Conference on State Senator Crawford C. Martin of steering committee said the Governor's Committee on Aging hoped the recommendations would serve as a guide for local communities desiring to share the responsibility for making golden years truly golden LOUD By Louis Moble Jr. BUILDING continues in and around the latest of which is the letting of a bid by F. L. Blundell to construct office space on the West side of the and the coming opening of a new bakery just off the square to the South on Main Besides Armo Mills has completed its 5250,000 remodeling job and expects to have open house October 16. The Savings & Loan Association building may be ready for occupancy by about the same and the Golden Age Home is near Jerry Sanders says is still planning to build facilities on Highway 183 when they have a At Martindale the Caldwell County Telephone Co. has just moved into new offices and has a nice of there are new houses going up here so that the contractors are staying as are the painters and It is good to see home owners and business people improving their We hope that this continues and that some of the other buildings which need repairs or tearing down can be disposed of Our town is judged by its physical by its its schools and its If you have confidence in your town and show others will take heart and visitors to the town will feel that this is a live one in which a person would like to 3 County Democrats Attend State Convention Three Lockhart Democrats were among those attending the state convention in Dallas Monday and but no one from here attended the Republican convention in Lockhart were Tom John D. Patton and Mrs. Charity They had a hand in electing Mrs. Merrill Conley of Floresville and A. M. Moursund of Blanco as and committeeman for the 19th Democrats put out all electors who would not support the Democratic but wrote a statement against some of the planks in the Demo Republicans elected Thad Hutcheson as national committeeman for the The final conference representing the views of more than 600 delegates interested in the aging also contained recommended action by the various levels of The major recommendation for federal government action was the Old Age and Survivors I. law be changed so that t level of earning permissible be at a more realistic level with the present cost of On the these recommendations were 1. That the constitutional ceiling for Old Age Aid to Dependent Children and Aid to the Needy Blind be raised from million to 2. That the Legislature appropriate funds to put into effect a medical vendor payment which already has been approved by the and that such a plan include payments to nursing homes as well as hospitals and 3. That a financial arrangement be worked out so that 3.00J elderly seniles can be transferred from State hospitals to licensed nursing recommendations consideration of a state bond issue to get loan money for the building of dwellings for the activity centers in both urban and rural counties where need is establishment of a permanent State Commission on Aging and a State Committee on Employment for the removal of the State Constitutional requirement for a in order for a person to receive county flexible rather than mandatory retirement at 65. On the county these recommendations were more full-time health an increase in regional outpatient re-analysis on the county level of welfare establishment of county on greater efforts by labor unions and fraternal groups in the social welfare and more visiting nurses and service arid rehabilitation programs on the local The recommendations were the direct outgrowth of a series of almost 200 grassroots county ings in which approximately 4,000 Texans participated and at which resources and needs were They represent not only the thinking at the local but the views of recognized experts in the various fields of Speakers at the Governor's Conference included Governor Price Congressman Wright Patman of Welfare Commissioner John State Senator David W. and C. M. Lambright of the United States Department of Education and Eighty-eight delegates from Texas will present the recommendations to the White House Conference on Aging in Washington D. C. in January for incorporation into national Attending from Lockhart were Mrs. Charity Ray and Mrs. M. W. LHS Students to Hold Elections Friday Morning Student elections are on tap at Lockhart High School Friday morning beginning at 10:25 Principal Monroe Bicknell Seeking the office of president are senior Jo Lynda Risinger and Junior Larry Long. Candidates for vice-president are senior Lynda Galloway and junior Mike Linda a and Nancy a are seeking the secretary job and freshman Alike Glosserman and sophomore Paul Williams want the treasurer's Mr. Bicknell announces the election of officers in the freshman and junior classes Gary Woods is president of the Best is Gayle Evans is Peggy Wilson is and student council representatives are Nelda Peggy Larry and Mike David Schroeder is president of the while Joyce Masur is Gayle Hess is and Kay Malicoat was elected Student council are Mike Ricky Carol Smith and Sheila Up to the Capital Mrs. C. F. Miss Rosa and Mrs. Doris Littlefield march up to the Capitol in Austin to hear Senators Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson At the Rally t the Democratic Rally in Austin last week ere Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Brown Jr. and Sue being interviewed by a with the Death Claims Tom Gambrell On September 16 at 5:30 p.m. due to a heart closed the career of Thomas DeWitt Gambrell's active service as a and Death was the only adversity he ever Funeral services for Tom 68, were held from the Emmanuel Episcopal Church at 3 September 18, 1960, with the Rev. Rodman P. Kypke Burial was in the Lockhart Active pallbearers Fred Boyce William Blanks Herbert Reid Fleetwood Richards and Peck Honorary pallbearers were Tom's friends and acquaintances of a Tom Gambrell was born in Waco on February 23, 1892, the son of he late Judge John N. and Mary Mooney He attended the Prairie Lea Elementary the Lockhart high and was graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Law On the campus he was an outstanding political and on the baseball diamond he is said have been one of the greatest second baseman ever to don the orange and white of the University of Mr. Gambrell was a veteran of World War graduating from the Training Camp with the rank of and a charter member of the American Henry T. Rainey Post 41. He was a member of the Episcopal serving on the superintendent of the Sunday School for over twenty and church secretary-treasurer for thirteen He was a Mason and member of the Ben Hur He served both as county attorney and county judge and was a member of the Lockhart School Board for seventeen having served from 1930 to 1947. Also Veteran Tom was Government Appeal Agent of the Selective Service System for seventeen serving without In 1921 he was married to Miss Josie Davis daughter of on back Gunn Elected Kiwanis President Marlin Gunn was elected president of the Kiwanis Club for 1961 Tuesday at the regular meeting of the club at South Side while Benny Posey was chosen as New directors for a two year term include J. Louis Jack Carryover directors for directors for one year include George Herman Harry John Billy Fleetwood Richards and Fred Dr. James Wynn became a new and guests included Dr. C. W. Mrs. Thelma and J. D. Heading the nominating committee was Forrest Delegates to the Kiwanis convention in Amarillo on Monday and Tuesday will be Oran Coker and W. C. Robbins Elected Head Band Booster Club Robbins was elected president of the Band Boosters Monday night at the first meeting of the year after Mrs. Louis Crouch resigned by and Mrs. Vernon Smith was elected vice-president to fill Mr. Mrs. Lillian Fox and Mrs. Jean Efird were appointed co-chairmen for bus and Mrs. Leon Moore was named chairman of a calling The club voted to send the Lion Band to Austin October 1 for Band Day and to sponsor a school dance October 22 in the Benny president of the Lion thanked the club for its past cooperation and The next meeting will be October 17. Four Babies Born Four babies were born at Lockhart Hospital during the They were Glen Dale born September 14 to Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Rosa Maria born September 17 to Mr. and Mrs. Timo Cynthia born September 18 to Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Johnnie Joe born to Mr. and Mrs. Raul Rodriguez on September 20. Other new patients include Robert Robert Harriet Mrs. Frank Released were Mrs. John Mrs. Margie Mrs. Don Mrs. Barbara Mrs. Charles Rita Mrs. Troy Mrs. Tony Mrs. Cecil Mrs. William Schulle Mrs. Kate Frank ASC Convention is September 27 Lions Invade For Battle in NUMBER 38 Seeking their first win of the football the Lockhart Lions and San Marcos The county convention for the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee will be held at the ASC office Tuesday Airmen li ln the five areas will in their annual The These men include Edwin Lions will probably be rated as a slight Thomas V. Floyd Charles and Sam Gideon Elgin office states his office is now taking applications for cost sharing for winter legumes to be used to protect land from erosion in he Fall of Legumes being offered include Austrian winter Dixie wonder hairy Williamette common Israel and melilotus Cost sharing is also allowed on Legumes must be seeded not later than December 15. Mr. Bowers also says farmers should not delay their cropping plans because of their intent to place land in the conservation since there will be no authorization for additional The office will begin making soil bank annual payments in Farmers will be notified when heir application for payment is ready for Dorothy Schroeder Heads Local FHA The senior chapter of the Lockhart Future Homemakers of America held its first meeting of the year September 19 at the Home Economics building with newly elected Dorothy Other who were elected this summer will be Nancy Claudia second Jo Nell recording Jo Lynda corresponding Sharron Carol Alice June Pnm civil Jon Ann song Linda The president announced that some of the activities this year will be open to the DEFENSIVE STANDOUT Robert Cheatham will be out of action for at least four weeks with a broken jaw suffered in the Taylor game Photo More Women Work In Caldwell County Now to the NEW ever-growing women in Caldwell county are becoming wage More and more of married women are finding enough time away from their home to permit them to take jobs in stores and With some of either the desire for better living or the need to work is the compelling With it is a flight from boredom or from inactivity that is The same in varying has been observed in most other parts of the A recent report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals a total of 22,736,000 women in the labor force last year as against 17,795,000 counted nine years Adapting to Caldwell county the results of the recent national and sectional survey conducted by the Commerce and Labor it appears that 29.5 per cent of all women over the age of 14, are in the labor This represent an increase over the 22.3 per cent of them in 1950, when the prior census was At that time 1,571 women were employed or seeking The 29.5 per cent of working women locally compares with the United States average of 35.2 per cent and the 34 per cent in the State of An outstanding development throughout the revealed by the is the new attitude of married woman toward work outside the Nearly one out of three wives over age 35 is in the work force now as against only one in eight in 1940. An explanation is given by Dr. Henry director of the National Manpower He says that women are marrying having children earlier and are completing their families at an earlier Half the women in the United he points have their last child when they are 26. They are 32 when the child is ready for school and they are after that to take outside In Caldwell women constitute a larger proportion of people in jobs than ever Since 199", when the census tabulation revealed that 23.8 per cent of all rise being 4.8 per cent. Daylight Nets Big Burglary Haul Daring burglars took over in food and clothing from the Conrad Ohlendorf home in broad daylight Sunday afternoon about 4:30 p.m. and got The only clue of who they are lies In a maroon station wagon seen at the home at the time of the burglary by Mrs. Stanley a There was no theft The burglary was not reported until about 6 p.m. when Mrs. Balser asked the who were fishing on a tank on their who their visitors were Not knowing of any visitors the went to the house to find the door of the deep freeze open and most of the food According to Max Mr. and Mrs. Ohlendorf and their children left the house about 4 p.m. to go About 4:30 Mrs. Balser saw a maroon station wagon parked behind the house and a man and woman but since ths have company regularly she did not 6ay anything at the The car was gone in only a few Reported among the stolen things were all of Mrs. an electric sewing electric half a calf which was In the deep a automatic two pieces of all children's good electric two a most of Mrs. and a rack which had some toy guns on it. Besides the police have had a forgery in which a man passed a check lor at Kreuz Market Friday afternoon with the signature of H. Anton on it. The check was a forgery and Juan Castillo is in jail charged with and This had an unusual angle in that the man charged with the forgery was arrested in the It seems that Cheatham had seen a man practicing writing Anton's signature on a piece of paper In the post office Monday following the ing of the check at He mentioned it to Ross Andrews who passed the information Cheatham was telling about this unusual thing when he spotted Castillo in front of the courthouse and officers were Castillo is also alleged to have passed a check about four weeks ago at with the name Joe Lempa to it. Sheriff Desmond Reed also reports the arrest of Lonnie Gray in after Gray turned himself In to officers in connection with the assault and robbery of Frank J. Pritchett in early this Gray is in the county jail awaiting posting of Sheriff Reed also says that a jury has been called for September 26, as five criminal cases are to be brought before Judge J. R. San Marcos But they won't be playing as haven't beaten the Rattlers since the San Marcos team turned into AAA in 1956; and they would like nothing better than to hand the Rattlers their second straight loss of the as the home team lost all but one starter from their 1959 aggregation which was district champion of 13AAA. Coach boys showed their metal two weeks in giving the Gonzales Apaches a real battle before bowing 22-28 in losing their first regular season game in over two A surprise to both leams was the showing of senior quarterback Eddie a 132 pound who completed 10 of 17 passes the Apaches and had a hand in every Rattler scoring even counted to be one of the two top men under in the but when they failed to come out this he was the man of the Along with Contreras in the backfield are 171 pound fullback Williams 155 pound Jerry the best runner and one of chief 150 pound Joe The lone starter from last year's San Marcos powerhouse is left tackle Jimmy a 200 who was felt in the Lion much of the time last He has good inside help from Johnny McBride John Hughson Larry French right Lynn Spivey right and promising help in ends Frank Magnuson and Allen Porter Scout reports say that the Rattlers are primarily a power team again from the straight t or floater but that they like to pass more this A week's work should have given the Rattlers a chance to get over any injuries and iron out any faults which Coach Goodnight has and the Rattlers will be ready for he no But Coach Guss anxious also to improve last year's showing and to crack the winning column against and with some work pass offense and defense this week hope to give San Marcos a run for heir Only but a big was the loss of guard Robert Cheatham who is out at least with a broken jaw suffered in the Taylor Cheatham was one of the standouts defensively for Lockhart and will be sorely Coach Hrncir is working with a new defense this one which places Brooks Corley or Don at left end and Gilbert Perez and Isaac Nohra as middle Keith Koehler at right and Jim Hamblin at right and back of this Earl and Tommy Moore as outside Gabe Sanchez as middle and James Sanchez and Hank Fielder as the deep The offensive lineup will be the same as last with Larry Mueller or Charles left left left right Lawrence right right The backfield would be Tommy Fielder at and Johnny Fulps and Gabe Sanchez at A comparison of the lines shows the Rattlers outweighing the Lions 182 pounds to 159, unless Nohra or Penrod go in which case the Lions weight jumps to 176 pound Lockhart has been a running team primarily with halfbacks throwing the ball about as often as the Fulps has connected with the only passing and is the team's leader in rushing with 229 yards in 43 He is also the punter for the Behind him is fullback Fielder on back local jobs were held by there have been increases in all parts of the the average Grips BMC Members gripped members of the Business Men's Club at their regular meeting Thursday as they viewed a movie of quail in their natural The film was brought by Game Warden Blackie Mr. Bowers informed the group that million is collected annually from the sale of hunting and fishing All of this is used to make Texas a better place to hunt and 500 are employed by the Fish and Wildlife Commission with half of them being game Many hunters ask are the To this Mr. Bowers answers that they have gone South to find Rain has covered milo seeds and early bird feed and weeds have been slow to hence the We may expect Northern birds to come down as feed matures and cold weather Turkeys in the Delhi area seem to be doing If hunters can be kept out of that area for another two or three years there should be plenty of turkey by the fourth Quail are showing in indicating a poor to fair hatch this Spike deer will be legal take this year in most of the 100 or so regulatory counties in Killing a spike would allow a big buck to get by till next season when he would be likely to have a larger rack of Deer season Is November 1 to December 31; dove season in the South zone county and October 7 to December 7; duck season November II to December 3, and goose season from October 26 to January 8. Quail season opens December 1 and closes January 16. Guests of the BMC were Miss Christin of Bobby of and Royce Williams and H. L. Bunch of Pep Rally Set The regular pep rally for High School wiil be held Thursday beginning at 7 p.m. at Adams The public is invited to Decent Housing Needed For Low Income Group It takes guts and a love of your fellow man to get housing for low income despite the fact that the subsidy for low income groups for housing is one of the smallest Mrs. Marie executive director for the San Antonio Housing told the Kiwanis Club members Tuesday Mrs. McGuire brought out that point after she had given the history of the public housing law which was passed back in 1937 which says every citizen in the United States has the right to decent She pointed out that farmers and others get She showed that middle Income people get subsidies in the form of loans through FHA to build that banks and erans have been helped by the but that those least able to help themselves are the ones the people are One of the reasons those against low rent housing give is that it is But she are not new because airlines etc. have had A subsidy is giving service by a government to fill needs of the Because of the concern for people in Tower income we let 10 people live in one where there are no sanitary where children's morals because they see from early childhood parent relations and the y lies in communities who are Interested in bettering the lives of Is it good government on a city's part to pass this up and live in substandard * Mrs. McGuire says that the real lobby in was very was defeated by Congress who allowed low rent groups to get But this powerful group will and does operate within states and cities to prevent this one group of people from getting she She pointed out that lov rent housing is not people pay 20 percent about 12 per cent for the average
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