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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - March 19, 1939, Abilene, Texas Page Foto punt look Kubo the Abilene reported news sunday morning March 19, 1939legislature�?Ts Battle Over tax amendment to rage again monday opposing blocs strive to gain new Hospital holding open House today new recruits Austin March is p Cann Nading will Roar again monday in the pension tax Battle in the Texas House of representatives. All indications Are that a decision not necessarily final will come soon. While the legislature was in recess Over the weekend a tremendous amount of work was being done in efforts to win recruits for opposing forces the situation was this tuesday. Wednesday and thursday the House fiercely debated a proposed constitutional amendment which would authorise financing liberalized old age pensions by a Cor bin a Ion Saie natural resource Utility Bills tax the chief disputes were whether an income tax should be substituted for the sales tax and whether natural resource levies in the constitutional Resolution As it came from a draft my committee should be increased. First the House voted by a narrow margin for the income tax substitution. Then overnight reversed the action of overwhelming majority. Next it refused to kill the amendment declared for a higher Levy on natural Gas and was considering Oil and Sulphur taxes at adjournment. There was Little argument Over the pension part of the Resolution which would follow recommendations of governor w Lee o Daniel for guaranteeing a $30 a month income to All Over 65 who do not have such income report sales tax a committee reported a constitutional Resolution featuring a two percent sales tax and taxes on a wide variety of services but making no changes in the present pension administration system. The outstanding question was shown above is the Deberry general Hospital 1325 Cedar which will hold its formal opening today with an open House extending through the entire week from 2 to 5 p in. Miss Rosa Deberry Veteran nurse and Hospital opera Orr is sole owner and operator. The Hospi Tal offers the latest in modern Hospital equipment and furnish in is. Included in the Hospital Are two operating rooms a delivery room sterilizing room Nursery a Ray room doctors dressing room Laboratory three wards and ten private rooms. Back of the Hospital is located whether the constitutional amendment in the House could Muster too otes the required two thirds majority. Observers generally agreed the Issue would be close. Said rep Harold Hankamer of Elpaso. Among those supporting the amendment a i think we will get too votes. But it May not be on the first ballot. Time will be in favor of the amendment because procure will increase As the session nears an viewpoint of one anti sales taxer w As expressed by rep. W j. Gal breath of Wharton who said he would Quot never vote for a sales tax in a million years. A should the amendment on the first test receive less than too votes. But More than a simple majority. Proponents could bring it up again by merely moving to reconsider. Any time they gathered too votes it would be Over. Because they plainly do not have a majority opponents cannot kill it. Nils. Philippines. The past five years. Marriage of Bennett and his wife took place in Shanghai China a few months ago. Operetta planned by . Music faculty in april Stamford physician practices at 83 helped build his Home City a iolanthe by Gilbert and Sullivan is the operetta to be presented in april by the music department of Abilene Christian College mrs a b. Morris is speech director and Leonard Burford and Mona Sieh Are directors of music part for the production. A iolanthe or the peer and the pen is in two acts. The cast Clint Cook Earl of mount Arat Wayne Mickey. The lord Chancellor Robert Hombaker. Earl Nollol Ler prank Dunn. S rep Ham Dartha Faulkner Queen of the patties Al Eta Belle Holt. Iolanthe Billie Ruth Loving. Celia Pauline Green. Leila and Janelle Cathey Phillis. The part of private wills has not been cast. Stamford. March 18 a spa a the meaning of the term a Hardy Pioneer Quot May be exemplified by or. John r Sledge of Stamford for at eighty three years of age. It is the Rule rather than the exception that he reports to his Down town office. Up two eights of stairs to continue his medical practice april this x ear will Mark or. Sledge s thirty ninth year of residence Here. When he first visited Stamford it was a town of tents and i try lion methods. Native of Macon. Georgia where he was bom August i. 1855, or Sledge began his medical practice in Tallapoosa county Alabama. He had studied a Macon. Georgia it Louisville. Kentucky and had done Post graduate work at polyclinic new York. He came to Texas in 1882, settling in Bell county. His first wife whom he had married at West Point Georgia died while they Dublin. After her death or Sledge apart three years i in California and then returned to Start practice at Comanche Texas. He was married there in 1895 to Hallie Mae Knudson a native of Comanche. They moved Here in i 1900 mrs. Sledge As president of Stamford United charities organisation. Remains one of the busiest and most helpful of today s citizens. By his first marriage. Or. Sledge has a daughter and a son. The daughter is mrs. Charlie Penick of Kentucky her husband is a Cousin to col. , Penick of Stamford j the son is John b Sledge of Cali forma a former United states a naval officer who saw wartime service. Or and mrs. Sledges son. Charles b Sledge is a Stamford jeweler. A biographical sketch of or Sledge i appears in the second volume of Cash b b paddocks Quot history of North and West Texas published in 1906. Or. John Sledge rudely constructed shacks. He built Hie first House on the East Side of North Swenson Street the main thoroughfare and had a two Story Frame build my constructed on the North Side of the Square which served for his first office and also for Lodge Halls. On sundays the building was used for Church congregations until houses of worship were erected. When Brick build mrs begin to take the place of wooden ones or Sledge lazed the downtown Structure and used the lumber for construction of the Home place in which he now lives next door to the first House he had built. Developer or Sledge has played a prominent part in Early Day Stamford development. He organized the first fire department in May 1901, and served As fire chief for More Man fourteen years he proudly display a Gold medal which was Prez need to him for his fire department service a watch Fob which gives the dates of his connection. 1901 to 1914. He was Alderman during the Mayo ship of col. . Be Nick. And then became Stamford s third mayor april election 1905. He recalls it was a difficult time As no taxes had been collected but that when he left the office the situation was some better. When a commercial club was organized or. Sledge was a Vic president. Or Sledge was City health officer nearly Twenty years. He was pres Dent of a county medical society and also of a City society now out of existence. He confess to having Beer a Quot Joiner As he was formerly a knights of pythias member an Odd fellow and a member of the red men also holding offices in j these fraternal organizations. Served wide area getting a doctor in the Early Days was an ardous task he says As it took a rider two hours to get into town with the word and that much time or longer was required for the Call. When reads were too difficult for buggy or. Sledge travelled by horseback his Early practice took him As far As Aspermont Haskell Lueders and Hamlin which were Taal journeys by Pioneer transport sub officer Bride visit Mother Here Here for a months visit with mrs Julia Bennett Are her son Max c Bennett and his Bride. A Petty officer on submarine s-41 of the United states Navy Bennett has been stationed in China and i inc closest wave to the Heib Ever developed that a Why Roou Iwami last Koole wave per Max ext for Mitchess Beaury in a per in Ive we feature the cow Rilling to Yueru ave posit Xiv Waves closer to the head gives a unusually even curl. Leave hair marvellously soft Aud Lovely of texture and color. Your wave will last much longer it is cool.,. Featherweight. �?�a1 y six minutes on the head. Ask us for a test curl no machine no electricity a not like say other permanent waving method. It thrilling to hot a Rilling Reed Beauty shop dial 1225 no. 17th 5807 through research by doctor Louis Pasteur during the last Century the cause of infection was discovered As being simply contamination from an unclean or germ Laden source. Doctor Joseph hater thoroughly demonstrated that surgical operations could be performed without infection by keeping wound instruments and dressings completely sterile. I mess there is an inner infection the present Day infected operation wound is rare indeed. Hen Lister with his crude method of sterilizing reduced the mortals of his operations from Esery other one to one out of Twenty and that was in 1865. Modern obstetrics has especially profited from this Dis Cowsery by Pasteur and practical application by Lister and in faction hip ral a my by of p pasteurization or sterilization has been one he greatest gifts from medical science affects us All every hour of the Day. And adds to our Comfort and Well being a whether we Are tick or Well. __3 convenient locations in a a a a locations i ii i in gum the nurses Home and a Ward for negroes and mexican patients. It is an open staff Hospital offering its services to any local or visiting doctor. Commissioner gives report of Abattoir operation record i 6,846 39 George e. Morris City commissioner in charge of the municipal Abattoir yesterday reported Revenue and expenditures of the Abattoir since it was opened september 27. 193. He said he was making the report to inform the Public and prevent any misunderstanding that might arise Over operation of the Plant. He referred citizens to the Book of the City treasurer for verification of the report which shows Revenue in excess of operation Cost. Net Revenue in excess of expenses from sept. 27. 1937 to March i 1939 was listed As $3.97881. The figures operating expense sept. 27, 1937 to april 30, 1938operating expense april 30. 1938 to March i 193910.969 39 total operating expenses $17,815.77 operating Revenue sept. 27. 1937 to april 30. 1939operating Revenue april 30. 1938 to March i. 1939i 6.970.79 14,823.79 total operating Revenue $21,794.58 net Blance of Revenue Over expense. $ 3,978.81 Stamps quartet at Hawley Friday tie Stamps quartet will present a program at the new gymnasium auditorium of Hawley High school Friday evening of this week. Supt. M m. Collins announced yesterday. The program is being sponsored by the Parent teacher association for Benefit of the schools program of music study. Visitors Are invited from other communities. The . Will charge 15 and 25 cents for admission. A nurse As compared with one of every 24 from country districts. According to estimates one of every 90 girls in London becomes Wool contracted investigate our prices on clippings pulled dead and tagged Wool. It will be profitable to you. Canon Grain amp Wool co. 710 no. 2nd dial 4376 better 0leanin8 ladies Plain dresses menus Wool suits cleaned and pressed 20 Call for and delivery service 40c ask your neighbor Grubb gleaners 1018 Butternut phone 20202 you Are cordially invited to visit and inspect Abilene s new Hospital Deberry Hospital 1325 Cedar Street major operating room private room open for inspection 2 to 5 p. M. Daily Rosabel Deberry sole owner two fully equipped operating rooms Nursery to private rooms separate building for coloured persons and mexicans delivery room Kitchen 3 wards these firms built and furnished the Deberry Hospital a. P. Cary co. Hospital equipment surgical supplies Dallas j. C. Penney inc. Nation Wise sheets los Pine dial 6238 West Texas utilities co. Lighting and electrical refrigeration 1062 no. 3rd dial 3251 o. E. Divan representing Texas Millers Mutual insurance Agency Al Worth Prather furniture co. Venetian blinds modern Chrome furniture and Chambers Gas Range 1052 no. 5th dial 4833 Dunn a one horse prune shop inc. A a Friend to an empty stomach 1244 Pine duo 5774 Western mattress co. Mattresses san Angelo Sanders appliance co. See Vel electro Lux 233 Cypress Quot no moving parts Lydick roofing co. Roofing amp Sheet Metal roofing amp Metal contractors residence roofs a specially 329 Plum 48 years in business dial 4088 Gowan Everett inc. Automatic heating 1918 so. Ninth dial 3044 Waldrop furniture co. A decorative Home furnishes Quot All furniture for rooms of Simmons steel 201 Walnut dial 5577 Community natural Gas co. 125j n. 2nd do 32 1 lion hardware co. Dishes amp Kitchen utensils 333 Walnut dial 3241 West Texas Brick amp tile co. 111 Walnut 4106 h. L. Rice general contractor materials furnished by Pine Street lumber Yard phone 4181

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