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Port Arthur News (Newspaper) - November 27, 1938, Port Arthur, Texas The Port Arthur News ISECTION B PORT ARTHUR. TEXAS. SUNDAY. NOVEMBER 27. 1938. THIRTY-SEVENTH 331. wo Organizations Report Over The Top Before Chest Drive Opens Gaily Decorated Stores Herald Yuletide GOODS PUT ON DISPLAY FOR HAPPY THRONGS ___ n_j _ Citizenship Catches Spirit Of Christmas Season Now Under Way Gaily bedecked in glittering wintry costumes. Port Arthur's stores are harbingers of a hap- PX Christmas season. Most downtown shops have already lighted their colored trimmed their windows with shlm- mering serpentine and spread rfe counters their latest in Yule mer- chandisc. Gilts Are Ready Gifts of every description are ready to wrap for jj mother and dad. Port Arthur in suc- cumbcd to the holiday spirit. Street of presaged 1 the happy season. Then the stores 4 followed with their bright-colored 1 tinsel and crystal ornaments. Fi- Your Xmas Shopping signs were dragged out of their annual hibernation. jg Are Beady For Crowds T3 store managers all is in readiness for the throngs 5 who'll buy the thousands of gifts that will be exchanged the morn- Ing of Dec. 25. Even the public has caught and the Christmas spirit has per- mcatcd every. sector. nat- u are looking forward eagerly for their presents from Santa Claus. 'i And too. are keenly an- ticipating the grandest season of all Chrislmas. FINN AND KNUT PAUSE HERE EN ROUTE TO FRANCE By Jack Gould Staff TWO of the cutest darn young- sters y'evcr their most charming Port Arthur Saturday to spend the win- ter In France. But if the Finn and Knut have their they'll be back next stay. Sons of Capt. Conrad NOMINATIONS FOR CLUB DUE Lions To Pick Election Can- didates From Floor Dominations for the semi-annual elections of Lions club officers will c made at the club's weekly lunch- Friday at the Goodhue hotel Candidates for two vice treas- spizzerinktor's and two directors will be nominated from the floor. Rabbi To Speak Rabbi Alexander Kline will be the on a program arrang- ed by Tom L. Albert Plett- man. Maurice Moskowitz and E. E. Stuckcy. Captains of the Community Chest campaign will make reports to In- man H. general chairman 1'rescnt Present officers arc the Rev. J. C. vice J. second vice H. L. J. C. lion James A. spiz- J. Carroll spizzer- Inkter'g and Frank D. A. C. Reichle. Baker Barnes. Ed Dr. J. W. and directors. Barnes and Lohmann tire from the board of Austin serves another six and the Rev. Shaw automatically becomes a member of the board as Immediate past president. YOUTH IS HELD Of Asking From Shirley temple PORTLAND. Oic.. Nov. 26 States District Attorney Donauch announced today that fed- eral agents had arrested Hinton C. 22. on a charpc of at- tempting to extort from Shirley juvenile film star. The youth was picked up today In a CCC camp near Glicc. Ore. Hardison allcKcdly n-rotc a letter to Ihe child star In care of the 20Uj Oniury-Fwe studios. Holly- d r a n d 1 n p and Ihreatrninc bodily haim if the mnney r.r-t paid. OonauKh U. S. COURT STAFF GOES TO SHERMAN Sfriinl 1n 'I If r-r- BEAUMONT. Nov. U. S. DislrSct Attorney Fred Hwll already ta in Sherman and on Sun- day U. S. DSsllrict AUomey and the rent oT hSs staff will fol- on hand for the of JTie leiin oT cmirt Monflsy PryanS. KJnc and likely win bdflk in Ih skipper of the Norwegian tanker Meline calling at Texaco docks here the boys came over here about two months dur- ing the peak of the war scare in Europe. Not Sure Of English They've been going to school in and think America is a pretty nice A bit and not yet sure of their they referred most questions to their mother in their native Nor- wegian. like It here much- other children here have been fto nice to she explained. know a little not The both blue-eyed and flaxen haired like their certainly understood English -well enough. At the mention of ice they and at they grinned. left them a bit uncer- and Mrs. Raaum regretted that their sailing 4 p. pre- vented their seeing the Jacket- Galveston game. But Not Scribes likes she newspaper report- But her smile took the sting of that one. Mrs. Raaum would positively would not have her picture taken. husband would not like she said. think maybe he will not like the boys' pictures In the That was a un-American hut Mm. Raaum'n explana- tion of left both re- porter and photographer without much to slie cause we are Click Heels And Bow Outside of being unusually the boys exhibited only one other mannerism differing from those of the average American boy. The reporter und the photo- grapher waved an informal Mrs. Itnuuiu spoke quickly to the boys In Norwegian. Their best smiles their heels came and they bowed as one. apparently a bit more sus- ceptible to American waved a bit with his Statewide Organization Will Be Formed By Mexicans Today FULL PROGRAM AWAITS ENVOYS R. P. Sabine Towing Co. Flies To Port Arthur In His New S-Place Stinson Plane The first airplane bought new in Port Arthur by a business man for his personal use flew in here Sat- urday with the owner aboard. The a latest-model five- passenger Stinson was pur- chased by R. P. a Sabine Towing company and was flown here from Smith's ranch west of Kerrville by Walter C. licensed transport pilot. This was the second flight of the the first being made when it was flown from to Smith at his lanch. A specially-built hangar is be- ing constiucted for the ciaft at the Texas Company airport by I Gulfpoit Boiler and Welding works. It will be all- -with 50-foot span. The Stinson is equipped with a horsepower Wasp motor man- ufactured by pratt-Whitney. Other equipment includes a super-charg- er which gives the plane extra power for taking off and for- fly- ing at higher elevations than usual. New aerial navigation aids in the ship are the two-way radio and blind flying radio sets. The flight fiom the Smith a. distance of 338 was made in two hours against a northwest Hartman said. VFW TO ENTERTAIN HOSPITAL PATIENTS ROSE PLANTS WILL BE SOLD Club To Sponsor Sale At Procter Site Friday Seventeen varieties of field two-year-old rose plants will be offered for sale begin- ning at 9 a. m.. in the 700 block of Procter street by the Port Ar- thur Rose Mrs. Dick said Saturday. Prospective purchasers. Mrs. Schulr. should piepare the ground now for ihe plants. The varieties to be sold arc pink and shell pink Mrs. Charles H. E. G. ctoilc de Francis Scott Lady talisman. Editor McFarland. Caledonia. Briar Cliffs. Betty climbing talis- man. Climbing Francis Scott Key. Contessa. Bruncr. de Sastago and Cecil LOSSES TO PASTURES CAUSED BY FREEZING BEAUMONT. temperatures and frost did consid- erable damace to pastures over but otherwise there -were no losses or inconvenience caused lo local agriculture. County Agri- cultural Apcnt Combs said Satur- day. Seek Theft Clue f- io BEAUMONT. Nov. 26. Police Identification Superintendent Brad- ley Sattiiday went to KoHnlzc and Mtusht and other in Ihe thefl 3C whisky from She Crosby Package House there. ___ Officers To Accompany Lo- cal Group To Alexandria For Program Today State and post officers of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will accompany a Port Arthur dele- gation today to LA- where the auxiliary will present a program of entertainment for patients in the veterans hospital. To Make Trip In the leaving Thomas Jefferson high school at o'clock this will be D. A. state AVel- don Ropers. post Mrs. J. A. Port Arthur auxiliary Mrs. J. T. Stimpson. state senior vice presi- dent of the Curtis state auxiliary and Mrs. H. S. dis- trict councilwoman of the auxiliary. The party will include Mrs. E. D. J. A. Mrs. D. A. Dunlavey. J. T. Curtis Hayes. Mrs. E. S. T. E. J. T. Lindsey. L. E. McKune. Fordie Ransom J. A. Bennett. mnd Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gates. Comedy on Program The program will a two- net presented hy hiph school students under the direc- tion of short talk by Dunlavey. music by Mrs. dcBre- tagnc and MM. Kinp. and by Barnett. Lindsey side. GARAGE TO GO UP IN BEAUMONT Nov. auto accessories plant and filling station lo rost more than J-JO.OW m-ill he rrecled joon hy Humble Oil and company on a larsc lot at Willow and Orleans cast ol rmMoffice. it was learned hrrr ihc sile P. to the company. 10 Consuls Are Included In 800 Due Here For Session Planning to organize themselves into a permanent statewide between 700 and 800 delegates from Mexican organizations in Texas and other states werft to begin registering at 8 a. m. today at Memorial armory for a one-day convention. It will be the first such meeting. Full Day Planned Program for the day includes the presentation of among them 10 Mexican a pa- rade down Procter street at a. m. to the Goodhue hotel for a noon afternoon business sessions to include elec- tion of officers and selection of a site for the next and a dance'to begin at the armory at p. m. C. meeting publicity urged the public to see the parade. Officials Invited Emilio piesident of the local extended invitations to attend the convention to Mayor Neal Rader. City Manager Police Chief Baker and other local and to Mayor Ray Coale of Beaumont. Purpose of the organization is to discuss problems of common interest to members of Mexican particularly such so- cial problems as that of getting all similar groups to join in each community in the purchase of a single hall. I 1'h'iln. Finn left and Knut left America Satur- vant come bnck. Light Cautions Night Autoists A change in the operation of the traffic signal at Stilwell boulevard and Seventh street from 10 p. m. to 6 a. m. has caused puzzled mo- to call the police asking Desk Ser- geant Metz reported Saturday night. Late at night and early the signal flashes the amber light on and off instead of tho usual red and as a cau- tion to automobiles apprcachins the intersection fiom all directions. Sergeant Mctz reported that some motorists are confusing the night- time amber flash with the same signal denoting the approach of ambulance or fire truck. JAIL'S Not A Man Behind And 34 New Mattress-_. es On The BABY JUDGING PLANS DRAWN City jail was thrown wide open witli all doors unlocked during the afternoon. It the first lime in years least since ChicI Baker took office six jcars the jail was The last prisoner released on schedule nt II a. m. when lie notified that he had job u ail- Ing. when we got 31 'new mattresses and the walls and floor all freshl.v-puinleri. the officers muttered. seonis like they dnn't appreciate FUN NIGHT DUE AT NEDERLAND Out-Of-Town Judges Will Be Here For Tot Show Oul-of-lwn judges will bc ob- tained for ihe baby show to sponsoicd by the auxiliary Wednesday. December 21. in Fiank- 1m school auditorium. Mrs. R. T5. member of committee in chargr. announced Saturday. A rcpisici nurse will examine all babies for communicable dis- ease befoic they arc permitted to Evnns sajd The lancmir -IRC from thicc months to six will he judged in the aftcinoon. The nwaids will bp niridr at a musicnl pioiriam at beginning at S o'clock. nntl hralih but Workers Are Set To Take To Field Early On Monday S. H. Kress And F. W. Woolworth With 100 Per Cent Employe Report Quotas Oversubscribed Port Arthur's 1939 Community Chest campaign for 792 to support the work of nine relief and social service agen- cies officially begins but it was apparently moving at top speed two organizations already reporting their solicitation finished and their quotas oversubscribed. Inman H campaign general said Reporting to him late Saturday afternoon wpic Mack Thomas and Jtliinrhnrdt co-chairmen of the campaign's national firms di- with the news F. W. Woolwoith and company and S. H. Kress and employes participating 100 per had passed their quotas. Over Top 148 IVrt-ent The Kress stoic and its employes went over the top by H8 pledging on their quota. Employes the Woolworth store management pledged on a quota of percent. The two stoics were the first organizations of kind to re- and the of their out- standing success will included in the tidings to bp presented Tuesday noon at the first report luncheon. nf all cam- paign divisions will lie made nt a meeting of all to bp held -it the Goodhue hotel in conjunc- tion with the Optimist rlub's weekly luncheon. Appeal From PnlpHs The Community Chest message and an appeal to fill the Chest to overwhelming by the time the campaign closes Friday night will go to Port Arthur churchgoers to- day from the pulpits. Co-opera tion of all clergymen has been ask- and assured by most. Many will devote their entire sermons to the need and the pood that can be done wiLh liberal contribu- tions Several campaign work- ers said they have been will be built around the quota- tion from Joaquln nil you ran hold in your cold dead hand is what you have given Outlined Whelcss Saturday explained the scale on which the Chest organi- zation hopes Port Arthur residents will give. The goal will be reach- he if individuals with small incomes as one- half to three-quarters of one per- PAT'S STATION OPENED ON 1TH J. D. Rogers Owner Of New Downtown Establishment Opening of a modernly equipped seivice station at ihe intersection of Seventh street and Austin ave- nue was announced by J. D. longtime Port Arlhuran. The establishment will be known as Pat's Service station. Ropers came here in 1919 to work for the Gulf Refining by which he was employed until when he chief operator at the new municipal filtration plant. Band Parents Clifb To Spon- sor Party Dec. 9 In I. NEDERLAND. Xov. 26 -The Band Pp.roms club will sponsor a nighi piopnm Fnday. De- 'he hcM. set of twin babies Out ccmber in the hiph school audi- oMown babies who will he in Pott torium. The X To Present Minstrel ORANGE COUNTY WILL ISSUE TAX NOTICES ORANGE. Nov. 26. Charles Cot- lle. Orange county tax aspcssDr- announced Saturday that computation of county lax rolls and will br 1o cotiil Monday morninc for apjiravaJ. its showing amount ol laxrs due -.Mil br mailed all propel holders im-. after the eouit arirrovrs the i oils. nnd hizh school for which the benefit will be Eivon. will and there will be novel- is urpin- nmllieis tn rtanrr n. i nnhiey rev Ilie sh-m- as ns minstrel skit ami by r'17'- Pioo'.cr Lancham ihj'hm hand. Gifts will he to small chil- j of the hand will be jfr CWSts at a pni'.v to civen BEAl'MONT. Nov. Uie club Kuclay. December Ifi Parltlown .1 jinnsticl in The party commit tee is composed mudrrn si vie. will be rur-.M-nled of Mrs. A. K Mrs. A. Yi. PTA n.1 ri. ni. Thompson. f. O. Knday at the X. J. Sapp and 71- K. Greg- ory. The Jucisinc for beauty nAvnrds wili be in the pnpulality a-.vai'Js will so to ihe Biil nn'i brn babies who-e remained' in' the 'laireTposiTion motliers bell the most tickets lo for 10 ycars rcportcd ..o the within the ace limits. have built thc plant up to a hjeh degree of efficiency. More Rogers has been in business al Silsbce but returned here to put in ihs new establish- which will feature products and SoibcrlinR tires and expert sicasins and washing. Thc station is of Heel. Ule and stucco foundation. Thc popularity awards will be loving Special Awml A special avvnid will lie made fo.- Arthur on the date of the show cliEiblc to compete. Mi'. Kvar.s said the cent of their and if per- sons with largci incomes increase their gifts proportionately. want all wage earners in. Pott Arthur to have a part in their Community but cer- tainly we don't expect more than a dime a week from those whose weekly are loss than Wheless said. He suggested week- ly gifts of 20 and 30 cents. for persons with In- comes of i'M to to and to SM a week Others May Give More feel that persons larger incomes than because they arc better will want to increase the percentage of their will want to assume their full share of this community under- Wheless said. The Rev. Harry chair- man of the campaign speakers Saturday said lie has speak- ers available to appear before the employes of Hny firm or the members of any organization at any time. They will explain de- tails of Ihe and campaign and the woik of participating he sa-.d. On Short Notice Askinp for as much notice as pos. the Rev. Saries said a tele- phone call to Community Chest headquarters in the Merchants National bank building will se- cure a speaker on short if necessary. don't hesitate to call on he requested. Jules F. Naquin. Community Chest chairman for clubs and or- Saturday announced the. appointment of Mrs. J. M. Pickett and W. H. Davis to his committee. Personnel Announced Personnel of his team waa an- .nounccd by Geoipe W. group chairman in the Industrial division. It will be composed of Harry M. Rosen. J. C. Searcy. Dan Colcman and Richard B. Stewart. Gus D. Hall rind W. Y. Henry have been added to his men's di- vision team. -Jack Bailey said. Graham captain of an- other men's division report- ed Ed Lilcs and Harry K. tcr have been added to hig or- ganization. The Chest field workers will tfin solicitations early headquarters said. These solici- tors will only on who arc not alicady cover- ed in organizations. PASTORS WILL HCLD MEETING ni-'V aie.- Tickeis Mrs. J. 15. locidwin. Mrs. SIX llll-.S IN KNCI.AMJ Year's Building Total Now Stands At week's building permits lo- 520.370. bringinc the year's ti M.-J17.5VI. city Inspector D I.ittlc repoitcd Saturday. P.. P. Ooiilac. C. MrNahh nn.J K. Publicity McKmlev nil. V 1. Mis. M. C. KKAVMONT. M i R PYTHIAN ROM. CAM. lll'K EEN LEAVES ESTATE OF TO WIDOW Nov. II. lumhennari. on Aj-misliee teft his SZS.Wfi eslaile lo his Mrs. EiliaalbrtJi E. wffl filfd SaiMrdsy Counly najf-s aa executrix. Co-operation In Old Clothes Drive To Be Staged By Jaycees And Scouts Next Sunday Is Requested rrd Jmnnr tt was devote jwrt ol out any of slill heavy shnfs lyins in looeta allies. Red ursaict All- 3m n-'fjtt'-jil- 1-fi Jfr the Til roiruneroc old Ifrisl lo door and Icr HJw- drwi-lo- Work Han Bfly Jjroiils. with under Uoa of W. C. TboiucJl. in automobiles fur The. will Jhen 1n-e with their Jifm-TFl. All rn-xt S-n-nday noon hf civcn to the cam- by Alined Ihat only with soinc -wear 3eft in them he made in IJrf UTA scwjjic iroom hrlforc the dMrihtilU-fl Jo the thr Cross. Clnltiinc Stif is the ccmtng of chilly for fm Tn'Ti. wnmrn and many who do not ihav-r air- in of Jiioblrm 31 T i5 1o cet -in J0 The more the Vt 1hnt some neodv M nflult pet a ff i ihe 't was r 'n'111- said lhal bv i i z 1rir di'ivr in one -wiiii Hhr Jeast la -ne givers. AIDE TO POSTMASTER ON JOB 28 1- UKAUMONT. Kurnnhy nr I'.iircinic H.Tll. lejthirr. n f i i d nf JVmre nf now tlac IliiJfe nf Nov. nominalif.n of for next months take Kmshio of Pythlfis in hall uisht- Beaumont To Be Host To District Ministers Tf-r-V Tl-r BEAUMONT. Nov. of Port Arthur and Orance will spocial RUCKUS of the Beaumont Ministerial associatinn at a fellow- ship luncheon in the YMCA at noon. Dec. 5. it was announced Saturday. The Rev. Roy H. Biscr. First Christian church will bc In eharpc of the -which will bc announced later. production Of 1850 Drama To Be Given By Students Wednesday'CRIPPLED CHILDREN'S J 3 SOCIETY WILL MEET of their 5. ITTTI- vull he ren'UcWJ hy the school 01 rhe art-d Ihc of si an-' M.TJV Kflilh Moore. Ki Nov. IVa-iin-innl of lion. in Mni sen. j-iunr anfl tttir J dJiictioa cl O. c ORANGE INFANT DIES. IS BURIED AT VINTON 5f- I- T-c ORANGE. rites fnr ihc son of Mr. and Mr'. Rob-it McCall. who died at home of his grandparents. Mr. and Mis. A. in Vinton. at p. iff. Fuday. were held at 10 a. m. SaUnday. under direction of 5rm Wheeler fmieral hnme. Intcr- mcnt was In Eakcwood cemetery. in Vinton. O'hcr his paternal crandparrnts. Mr. and Mrs. M. Mo CAll of Arcadia. La. NOV. of for Cii-i'-pl-fl So- ChililTtn will next stage will V wl in lfl manner as it used to rnndpaint-td flick- anii Klcfclinn the tion jind are -on the con- vcnlion -ic' Qc-.tlaad and SiUbee. Legion Dinner Sel i BKATMONT. Nov. Ix-Elrin fttixiliary -will dinner in Allvd Vft-rraris hall ni m. MDT.flsy to honor atw mem- ;