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Yoakum Herald Times (Newspaper) - December 12, 1932, Yoakum, TexasBuild Yoakum Mist turns into ice monday a. M. Design for new 50-passenger Ocean f by h. D. Melster n. The Fine response to the fire alarm this morning by Volunteer firemen shows that bad weather has no terrors for them when the Call of duty is sounded. The inclement weather made it rather unpleasant to handle Hose and get All Wret but then own Comfort was Only an afterthought after the fire was safely under control. Rain sleet and ice Haw been the results of the Day but even this weather has its compensations. It is hard on the Boll Weevil and other insects and the moisture is what we needed and both together is stimulating Winter Trade so take it All in All we probably ought not to find fault with the weather for after All it does no Good anyhow. The Wall Street journal in commenting upon business conditions of last week states that four items of Trade that usually indicate the trend of business namely industrials railroads utilities and Bonds All took a decided upward trend last week. This looks Good from the standpoint of business Outlook and we Hope that All these items will be Able to hold that gain that they have made As they will have bearing upon other a Ltd rain. Sleet and Snow is forecast for tonight and tuesday a cold wet Mist which brought very Little precipitation fell steadily Over Yoakum sunday and a Rise in temperature was reported but of living the night Ole Man ter played a return engagement which sent the thermometer to below the freezing Point monday morning. Chilly winds swept Over y oakum do ring the to High t a and windshields and door Steps facing North were covered with sheets of ice this morning. While Snow billowed Over most of the nation during the week end the temperature moderated Here and rising temperature was the forecast for Yoakum but Winter pulled a Surprise and the coldest weather of the season was reported Down on. The Corner a Reading of 27 degrees was reported at the Coiner of the Shropshire drug store 10 of clock monday morning. At a later hour monday morning the temperature moderated and a cold rain swept Over Yoakum. Snow which blanketed the j supp Herriot rebukes 1 City dads Burn president Hoover interest coupons and discuss taxes u. S. Should not have become involved in reparations above is a drawing of a trans oceanic plane designed for Long sea Aghta of the future. It Wilt carry so passengers with malt and freight the design was made on the specifications of a technical committee headed by col. Chafes a. Lindbergh. It will be known a the Clipper ship. Associated press photo i knights of Buckingham i 6. J. Biirlei6h doing j chief Justice supreme hold annual session nicely after operation court criticizes Sterling Paris dec. 12. Up a the debts moratorium which president Hoover declared last year was the cause of All the present troubles in which americans debtors now Are involved Herriot declared today in outlining his debts policy to the chamber of deputies. He said if the United states did not want to concern itself with tin problem of reparations. Hoover should not have become involved in it. He insisted that America became involved in the Row rations problem when it allowed darts and Young to Frame a plan beat ing their names. No tax Extension to be made City budget is made up the knights of Buckingham of Yoakum held their annual session saturday night and conferred the order upon several candidates. The Assembly started with an Oyster at six thirty at which Panhandle the week end gave Relief to Farmers who5 feared Lack Oyster cocktail and Fried oysters and Cocoa and Coffee were served. Of rainfall would result in Dimin a generous contribution by those it lied crops next year. Present was added to the Initia rom to he Herald Force is still 2 working a Hattte Short handed with Thiu editor still under the care of the doctor and some of the rest of the Force being on the Job Only because of absolute necessity. While meditating upon this condition this morning prof Baldwin came along and graciously offered his services at anytime it could be utilized. We appreciate your kind offer professor we May have j to Call upon you. Edson r. Waite says a a these Are competitive times. Business does not come without the asking. Business men must use persistent aggressive Selling efforts. Continuous newspaper it advertising is a constant invitation. A since the world War prophets and scar mongers Are always Busy warning us of the horrors of chemical warfare in the event of another War telling us about death rays Poison Gas and awful implements that it is said will mean virtual annihilation to the nations that lag behind. A citizens who take no interest in the affairs of the Home City Are the ones who help to stifle Progress. A the bogey of unemployment is not particular where it strikes. Most of its victims Are to be found among manual workers but people Are inclined to forget the classes that Are described variously As a White collared have had to Bear their full share of suffering too. In All wars even the winners lose a we won the world War and paid for it too. A when driving done to try to blow children off the streets with your Horn. It can to be done. A the Road to Success is the Road of Good a horse a a City divided against itself will never get ahead. A the Man who never builds a air castles never builds castles of any a Quot six Letterman from last years team will return for basketball at a Blanket of Snow May cover the landscapes of Yoakum tonight or sleet and rain May fall tonight according to the official weather forecast today. Freezing was reported nearly to the coast. I a card received at this office from mrs. G. J. Burleigh and daughter Louise who went to or. Burleigh a bedside at Waco Friday As soon As they heard of a his misfortune is to the effect that or. Burleigh is doing very nicely and that their friends in Waco were extending every Aid and Courtesy possible. The coldest weather of the season Rode into Texas on a brisk North wind last night and Early today dropping the temperatures to new Low Marks covering a portion of the North Central Section with sleet. The Mercury at fort Worth and Dallas reached a minimum of 18 before Daybreak. Fot Worth a Reading was the lowest in two seasons. Amarillo experienced Zero at 2 a. In. And 1.0 degrees was registered at Lubbock at 7 a. M. Across Central and mid a out ii Texas the cold was not As severe. Ton fees and this formed a Christmas contribution to the children at the masonic Home of Texas. This is an annual affair and adds Christmas cheer to Many children that otherwise might not know much about the Joys off a visit from Santa Claus. War dept. Continues to hush troops Vera Cruse rain sleet and Snow for tonight freezing reported nearly to the coast Mexico City. Dec. 12. A the War department today continued. To Rush troops to Vera Cruse to preserve order and Check the agrarian and communist activities there by reinforcing a so lated garrisons. War department officials were informally discussing plans to disarm the agrarian groups throughout the country on the ground that while organized As a secondary National defense foce these groups in peace times Are a menace to the social order. Two firemen fatally injured today it. Worth Oil probation order East Texas to hold Amarillo dec. 12. Amp a chairman Terrell of the Railroad commission told Carl Estes Tyler publisher Here today that the new proration order in East Texas would stand. The commission made i no statement regarding the Eon Ference with esies except to say j it was their opinion that the a for Der should go in effect As signed governor maintains that action in East Texas was authorized by state Law Washington dec. 12. Up a orders issued by governor Sterling of Texas to officers of the state iii Tia for reducing Oil production in East Texas Field were set aside today by the supreme court. The court sustained the three judge Federal court which prohibited enforcement of the governor s orders. An opinion by chief Justice Hughes criticized Sterling for declaring it necessary to order out troops because off riots state insurrection made a restoration order imperative. The decision was based on Federal questions in response to arguments of Sterling s lawyers that his action was an by state Law. J according to c. C. Crutchfield a City manager the commissioner a have met and burned 14,050 in. To i Terest coupons clipped off City j Bonds that have been paid Dos i cussed the matter of tax penalties a it at a extended a vote of thanks and. Passed the football Resolution read by j. F. Gassert chairman Board of City commissioners. A the matter of tax penalties was discussed and in View of the fast i j that the City budget has been up no extensions on 1832 i taxes can be made. Firemen answer Call Rad a a furry in Noil a a member of the Utility Board., urn what life Hunt the following football Resolution a was passed the Yoakum Volunteer firemen a whereas Yoakum High school raced to the Home of Ben Wheeler j having provided unusual football on Clark Street this morning and j teams for the past two season upon arriving found the Home full and. Of smoke. The flue became choked j a whereas the Young men com and caused the alarm. No damage posing the teams having proven to was reported. A Large number of Volunteer firemen responded despite the inclement. Weather. Jury to try Ferguson Highway suit tomorrow East Texas Cloudy and prob i fort Worth dec. 12. Ltd a it a ably rain near the coast rain fireman h l. Payne was injured sleet or Snow in the Interior to fatally and c. T. Hicks night and tuesday. Somewhat a was Cut and bruised when a Hook colder near the coast with fret and ladder truck skidded into a ing nearly to the coast tonight and a Telephone pole and mail Box while not. So cold in the North portion going to a fire today. Sueada y. Trees and shrubs were covered with ice today and icy Etc ies were hanging everywhere. Landscapes on the outskirts of town were covered with ice with signs of warmer weather fading away this afternoon. Austin dec. 12. Rpm a jury to try the suit filed by James e. Ferguson and others involving the right of the Highway commission to award contracts for state j Highway construction was obtained in Travis county District court a shortly after noon today. The jury j was sworn in empanelled and Dis a missed until 9 a. In. Tomorrow j judge Tunge instructed attorneys for both sides to Confer today with a View to obtaining without delay certain documentary evidence Eon Kerning finances of the Highway a department Fer Waon a attorneys said they would offer As evidence. Austin dec. 12, to a governor r. S. Sterling refused to comment upon the probable effect of a ruling of the supreme court in Washington today. He indicated he would not Issue orders immediately to revoke the martial Law proclamation. Patients in Morgan Hospital mime better the Caldwell and Morgan families on East Morris Street were reported some better this afternoon. The Caldwell Home is filled with sick patients suffering from a flu epidemic. Cenas. Morgan became ill last Friday afternoon and is much improved today and May be Able to resume his duties at the Herald if weather conditions permit. Mrs. Caldwell became ill this morning and the Only members of the family that Haven to had an attack of the flue a Are c. S. Morgan or. And or. Caldwell. Act of Grace to Mexico postponed $30,000.00 asked As result of killing in Oklahoma Washington do. 12. It up it the payment of $30.000 a an a act j of Grace Quot to Mexico for the killing j of Emilio Cortez Rubio and Man Uel Gomez near Ardmore Oklahoma last year was proposed a a Resolution today by chairman Borah of the Senate foreign relations committee. Robert Albrecht buys w. Side grocery store a Deal was consummated Satur Day whereby Robert Albrecht be came the Oner of the West grocery store and filling stat o i Albrecht will convert be of the highest character and fitness and such behaviour having reflected to much advantage and credit to our Community and a whereas the coaches of said teams having installed loyalty fair dealing and great determination and on no occasion Honor having been sacrificed in order to win therefore a be it resolved by the Board of City commissioners of the City of Yoakum Texas Quot that the appreciation and. Thanks of the citizenship be hereby express a a furthermore. Quot that teams coaches school officials and student body be officially commended and Quot that Assurance be Given of whole hearted support on any and All occasions which in the Futura Merit such As did the football teams of 1931 and 1932. A passed this the 8th Day of december 1932 and recorded in the minute Book of the City of Yoakum Texas volume m. Quot i. F. Gassert Barman Board of City commissioner of the City of Yoakum Texas where 14 died in mine blast spinach leading in vegetable family North Carolina state College v__.,_ in Hundred Hunters will be Alto kill one Deer each in the National Forest in North this Winter. La redo Texas dec. 12. 2p>�? spinach is still leading Quot other vegetables in the number of carloads shipped from the Laredo District and is expected to retain the Lead practically until the end of the j shipping season Early next Spring. J Broccoli shipments Are assuming larger proportions As Are Abo a mixed vegetables while beets and j carrots Are each beginning to show j up in heavier shipments. Some beets and carrots in mixed car a loads Are also moving out while Carload shipments of tomatoes a e j remained at a standstill the past a week. There Are a number of car a loads of tomatoes yet to be ship 1 Ped including Groen and matured a considerable Quantity is in. Sto it j age since the recent cold spells that threatened them if left on the vines. Crytle Usina jr., shot a 4s5-Ynrd i Par five Hole in two strokes at the a West a Palm reach fla., country j club Golf course. Horned frogs popular As souvenirs w Texas business Estal Bina tion Radi ice station. it inter to being arrange remodelled a nou Cement 1 near future. Or. Albrec it i int into very an fathers night postponed due to bad weather the fathers will not have their nit to tonight at the High school auditorium according to mrs. W. H h nor \. President of the fast s or p. T. A the event was Poat pon i until some later Date on account of tie inclement weather. Spot where Confederate and Union soldiers met marked by u d. Of c. Brownsville 12. To the picture was takers a wives relatives and Fei workmen gathered at the Mouth of the Cerrille Cea c party nine at Madrid m. A to learn the Fata of 14 miners entombed a an c Losion. Am were found dead. Associated press photo Amarillo Texas dec. 12. Ltd Iio rued toads not the t. C. U. Champions of the Southwest conference but their Mascot Are More popular As souvenirs than any other product of West Texas according to Amarillo postal officials. The Little Horny frogs which really do not have horns and Are not toads Are mailed from the Panhandle in Large numbers either by visitors or residents of the area who have curious friends in Oiler sections of the country. Several conditions contribute to the toads popularity postal workers said they believe. In spite of their vicious appearance the toads Are harmless. They refuse to fight even when picked up in Bare hands. Their Only Protection is a drop of blood which they shoot from one Eye. They can be prepared for mailing easily. Any pasteboard Carton with Boles punched for ventilation is accepted by the Post office. A they require no a care whatever. Even the ventilation is an unnecessary precaution the 31 years Eastland s famous a trip Quot spent in the courthouse Cornerstone. Many in3uiries about Santa a Trail received Many inquired a Bon Low Santa a Trad in Kum Herald until de t met it the Fob the Yoa Ember 21. The Bene in doubt gtd in or rect monday morning. Of fit of those who i As to the Corree solving the Page it Start appears in of the Herald. Sunday s Issue contained eight clues they Are placed correctly in an illustration today. The prizes will he found displayed in the if err id a How window tuesday morning extra copies of the contest Page May be obtained at the Herald office. Correctness of insertion neatness and originality of presentation will be the Only Factor in judging the contest. If you want to w in you must read the advertisements in the Herald closely. Every Christmas advertisement will contain one or More of Santa s clues. Sixty clues will appear in the Herald from december 11 to december 21 inclusive. W dam Tex in Confederate and met in. The last in War or rather weeks after the 11 r o was Tlle h As by the United in confederacy of m monies Are to r future. To in a Battlefield is about 15 Miles i Row n so i he to w Ard t he and clot o Grande. V. D. C. With a n the site c Battle with several to it Bank of erected a p mortal Tab the Battle i i red in Granite it on May n on in Torr etch Side and for the Confederate Fores. Duing this strange Battle another was being waged across the Rio Grande the imperialists in Mexico fighting the liberals. Historians of this Section have in recent years unearthed data leading them to believe that both the confederates and Federal knew when they met on May 11 that the civil War was Over. These historians say that the Battle Wak fought Over the Possession of several Hundred Bales of Cotton in storage in Brownsville

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