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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 4 January 1939

^•V^r ' 1 WEDNESDAY, JAN. V W v 1 f •*£ SWEETWATER REPORTER, SWEETWATER, TEXAS , $337,220 Worth •Of Sweetwater ^ Property Sold $285,607 In Farm Lands Changes Hands; Sales In Ciiy Total 494 As concrete evidence of belter times in Nolan county real estate transfers leaped to $622,- 753.60, a substantial gain over 1937. In the deals consummated during the 12-month period were ranch and farm tracts, res- idential property and downtown business buildings. Of the amount $337,220.15 represented Sweetwater's deals; $285,607.45. farm lands, and j $9,926, Roscoe, Blackwell and Maryneal property. Despite the fact that money involved totaled more than half a million dollars, in msny trans- fers only an initial payment, was quoted, investments probably exceeding the three-quarter mil- lion mark. Separate transfers of lots, houses and buildings in Sweet- water totaled 194. In the county were 140 transactions. Largest single transfer for the year was the Bennett ranch, fringing east Sweetwater cit...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 4 January 1939

cjUrffld your judget at that time, «oy i« atmet between your brethren, and pj|j||MN% between every man and hi* bro- and the granger that is with him.:—Deuter- One man's word is no man's word; we should quietly hear both sides.—Goethe. TAXES CENTRAL PROBLEM OP OUR GOVERNMENTS When there is talk of additional taxation, whether it be local, state or national it should be understood that it will come out of the earnings of the people. Tax- es are overhead expenses of everyone that has a pay envelope of any kind or description. As they have been in the past, they continue to be the greatest problem of government and have more to do with the standard of living than any other factor. Levying taxes and getting the money are not one and the same thing, otherwise there would be no delinquencies. There are many schools of thought that suggest taxes could be paid in monthly in- stallments. Many will want to debate such a ques- tion but the fact remains most family and busi- ness expenses accrue...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 4 January 1939

" ■ e ■ ■ ->%> • - • • Si '-WW* •-•••.••:• ■■■'tie*'*.-, 11 WEDNESDAY, JAN. J 1989 - 1 !i. * * :* SWEETWATER REPORTER* SWEETWATER, TEXAS < * t, •> - 'JKJt - Jt YOUR BEST FRIEND, Grogan Mineral Baths, experienced doctors. Complete electrical department makes the difference. GROGAN WELLS SANATORIUM In Sweetwater 26 Years Dial 2812 •l\ • POTTED PLANTS • DECORATIONS, CORSAGES • CUT FLOWERS FOR EVERY OCCASION Sweetwater Floral Company Phone 2621 Free Delivery Little Change Seen ) In City School Rolls Only a slight increase in en- rollment in the city school sys- tem may be expected after the holiday, according to R. S. Cov- . ey, superintendent. ' New faces are being seen in the classrooms, however, sever- al families moved from Sweet- water during the holidays, not affecting the enrollment great- l 'y- The- mid-term expires Jan. 20. Clayton Williams General Insurance Auto Loans 302 E. 3rd Dial 591 I. r i Only Neatly Repaired Shoe* Pleaae those who are Carets! of their Appear...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 4 January 1939

imm. * ne SMommends Fortification Of Island Of Guam And Caribbean District WASHINGTON — (UP) — A high-ranking admiralty board urged congress to bolster the nation's defenses by expanding present air and submarine bases, creating new ones and extend- ing current continental defense • limits deeper into the Carib- bean area, Alaska and the West- ern Pacific. The recommendations are con- tained in a report submitted to the legislators, who asked for a complete study of this phase of national defense, by Secretary of the Navy Claude A. Swanson. It was prepared by a five-man board headed by Rear Admiral Arthur J. Hepburn, a member of the navy's generrl board. FDR To Urge Defenses Its contents were revealed as President Roosevelt made known that he would send a spe- cial message to congress early next week outlining national defense needs. Likewise, the proposal comes only a few hours before Mr. Roosevelt is to stand before a .ioint session of con- gress and deliver in person a message sh...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 5 January 1939

Harvard Educator, Jew, 56, To Take Cardozo Vacancy FOR 1939 BUDS Cash To Sweetwater Filter Plant O I ♦ I ol L i > i « > ' « IS 1 f 1 II > * ll , • 0 ® . 1¥ A 9 . It a II ?§ I Professor Is Third Man Named By FDR As Judge On Highest Tribunal WASHINGTON — .(UP) — President Roosevelt today nom- inated Professor Felix Frank- furter of Harvard university to the U. S. supreme court. Nomination of the 56-year-old Jewish scholar of the Harvard law school was for a vacancy which has existed on the high court since the death of Justice Benjamin Cardozo last July. Frankfurter is the third jur- ist to be appointed to the high bench by Mr. Roosevelt.. His other appointees were Justices Hugo Black and Stanley Reed. Allred Hot Oil Charges Quashed; U. S. May Appeal j HOUSTON — (UP) — The U. S. district attorney's of- fice hinted at an appeal in the U. S. supreme court against the ruling by U. S. Jurlge T. M. Ken- nerly dismissing the "hot oil" j indictment against Rene Allred,' Jr., brother...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 5 January 1939

Wmm Clark Wffl His Entire Sari ir ■ ! I IToColorado Tw Games Added To - Martui'i Schedule; Tourney To Be Feb. 17 Sale of season tickets opened today for the Sweetwater high school basketball team's six home games with possibilities that sufficient sale of season du cats may eliminate any general admission gate at the games. At the same time Coach Ad- rian Clark announced the addi tion of two games to the sche- dule—one next week—bringing the total games to be played this season to 12. Play Trent Tuesday In the opening game Friday at Colorado, Coach Clark plant to take his entire squad of If men in order that he may de termine how his players act un tier fire and determine which oi the men he wishes to place in the first lineup. On next Tuesday, the cagert will play Trent at Trent open ing their home season here Jan uary 13 against San Angelo. Other games on the schedule are: Hamlin, here, Jan. 20; Trent here, Jan. 24; Big Spring, there Jan. 27; Abilene, there, Jan. 31 San Angelo, th...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 5 January 1939

# 1 * mmmmmmrnmm i ,.-"•■■■■ v "P^! CATER REPORTER, S} fATER, TEXAS 0 0 0 0 1 * il Si «> y y • < ' i • 0 Game Attracts Many Entries 1 , \ . \ Much Interest Shown; Elizabeth Paddock Is Winner Of First Prize Keen interest is shown in the Sweetwater Merchants Monday Specials Scrambled Word con- test beginning a new year. Many entries were received' on Mon- day after New Year's Day had been spent in listing the words in the various ads on the two pages. At the same tipie mer- chandising values of the merch- ants were reviewed. Winner of first place this week is Elizabeth Paddock who receives $2.50 cash prize. Mrs. J. W. Patterson won second place for which she is awarded two tickets to the R. and It. theatres. Watch for the Monday Spe- cials each week and enter the Scrambled Word contest. II is interesting to every member of the family. Two prizes award- ed each week. • II • t f • * I •' •> • i IveFarm Venture Goes Into Its Second Year Prison Executive Refuses To Resign HOUSTON...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 5 January 1939

p; h. . .;. wm mn«mmninmwnmnin■ •.*■*n—iiumwi *mm nwwa MB ■ :&£-2(WS MEN'S WORK ing December [if t jfrom numerous colds qprinkle of pneumonia, .In Nolan county for De- was excellent. CoauiMinicable disease made Its appearance in many minor cases, few being severe. One case of infantile paralysis develop-, ed, none following. Six cases of scarlet fever were reported -to the Nolan County Health un- it, only one whooping cough, one chickenpox, and one smallpox. Immunizations and tests giv- en by the personnel of the health unit directed by Dr. George A. Gray included 10 Schick tests, 1G tuberculin tests, 7 diphtheria toxoids, 11 typhoid vaccinations, 18 smallpox vac- cinations. Nolan county children and adults availing themselves of the unit for immunizations during the year were: 1,22] schick tests; 801 tuberculin tests; 841 diphtheria; 98G typhoid vac cinations and 952 smallpox vac- cinations. The Nolan County Tuberculo- sis association furnished funds for three examinations of c...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 5 January 1939

SMllll '' \ ' - . •'• '• ';*■ «/ 7,• ,%■#** :■'/:~' . ' '< in- ) ■£'?)&«: ■ .' ■'•'•■• ' '$ - ' . JANOASY S, 1W T. STORE FINE DRY GOODS m ATER REPORTER, SWEETWATER, TEXAS Look, Folks! W PACKAGES MERCHANDISE FRIDAY MORNING ATE CITY SALES COMPANY WITH |s#OF dbST—NOW! AT ONCE! ID AY, JAN. 6 AT 9 A.M. elling over all kinds of to me for a fl tcgardless of |s onti of the clean- hanfled in years. . Tho prices made |m\thing keep you larshall udell. Statement From The Owner Folks, the old saying—necessity knows no law—still holds (rue. In going over our stock last week I find that I have too much fall and winter goods for this time of the season. It's necessary to unload it, turn it into cash, and when spring comes I'll have the room. So I have decided, in order to do this, I am forced to sacrifice my profits and take a loss on many items, right when you need winter goods most. So ! have turned it over to an experienced merchandise man and sales promoter with orders to forget the prof...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 5 January 1939

life .<■ '&£^4BS$% PAGE SIX SWEETWATER, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5; 1939 •econd office in Sweetwater, George Bennitt and Rui isseli Bennitt, Pubs. T— tf ore the Lord mu very angry with Israel, removed them from out of hit tight; there i left hut the tribe of Judah only.—Kings Never forget what a man has said to you wheu lie wag angry. If he has charged you with anything you had better look it up.—H. W. Beecher. ' ;/;t< v- ' ,—_ o SOME DIRE ASPECTS TO PRESIDENTS MESSAGE From the tenor of President Roosevelt's message to congress those references made on international af- fairs are most significant. For they can mean eventual possibilities of war for the people of the United States. When this nation imposes commercial sanctions on any foreign power the first step toward belligerency has been made. Such economic warfare can be as severe as the sterner warfare of bullets. The first reaction of sanctions is reprisal. No major power takes such punishment lying down. They fight b...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 5 January 1939

"i«S9 mmm- MM WATER REPORTER, SWEETWATER, TEXAS lola Youth Dies Of Auto Injuries AUSTIN — (UP) — Harold L. Boney, 17, of Iola, Tex., Uni- versity of Texas freshman, died of internal injuries suffered when struck by an automobile. He was Austin's first 1939 traf- fic victim. r> i The Cyclops water flea has a single eye in the middle of its head. (Mr tmttf Please thoM of their Appearance. Hand Made Boote BRANTLEY'S 8HOB SHOP WASH TUBB8 AND EASY Sweetwater's owa Cartoonist V io 1 !• • • t | • I • , i i 9 ' • 9 • 0 \ a « \ m <■ i I • ft IsyourAesi PROTECTION ~ ton Williams General Insurance Auto Loans 302 E. 3rd Dial 591 DR. ALICE E. WILMOT Chiropractor Vapor Batli, Massage, Diet and Electro-Therapy. One spinal adjustment FREE. 007 Elm — Phone 510 w N0 \ /MONEY DOWNN EASY TERMS fir«$tone AITO HEATER HAHTGRAtfES 220 W. Bdwy. Ph.521 Loans-Rentals Insurance Real Estate McCALL And LOW Aycock BIdg. Ph. 99V Suits C. and P. 1 pc. Dress C. and P. Pants 20c C A S H 35 c A R R Y ROY RASOO D...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 5 January 1939

: \ r«; - - «t *■- *r— Lst Be Given Jobs Or They ;k Pensions, Congress Told 1INGTON* — (UP) Administrator Frank told congress federal $es and private industry inuist exert every effort to re- inove unemployment among ex- •oldiers to stem an increasing clamor for expanded benefit programs. , Hines said the benefit prob- lem is becoming acute and may threaten his agency's efforts to develop a proper hospitalization program of 100,000 beds during the next 10 years. He said employment chances for veterans are diminishing as they pass the 40 year mark, that many have non-service dis- abilities, and that others are de- nied benefits under the social security act. "So we find throughout delib- erations of veterans' groups and among those interested in veter- ans' affairs, proposals made and questions raised regarding ser- vice pensions for the World War veterans group, and as employ- ment opportunity seems increas- ingly denied to our male citizens over 40, there is heard a rally- ing cry ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 6 January 1939

I ll In ON o I) I • * ■ Roosevelt Orders Permanent Atlantic War Fleet mt-A'M "msm Navy Is Divided For First Time In Several Years Move Believed Made As Warning To European Totalitarian Nations WASHINGTON — (UP) — President Roosevelt today offi- cially proclaimed a permanent Atlantic squadron of 35 warships in backing up his warning U Europe's dictators. For the first time in years the United States fleet was di- vided ino Atlantic and Pacific units. T" T T- -r -r -r- -r ■ -r -r -r -r • -r Sweetwater Reporter •'Slie.fwtcfc 'Jtxab/' G-MEN SIFT EVIDENCE IN DIES PROBE Imredy Cabinet In Urgent Meet; Soldiers Killed Artillery Fire Damages Magyar Buildings, Send Military Reinforcements VOLUME XLI SWEETWATER, TEXAS, FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 1939 NUMBER 225 Mooney Release Expected Saturday • «• • '|-4 •> * •) ' • « • P • . ^ I t •) * o • I) • I ll •> 1§® p il N. Y. Police Nab 3 In Gun Fight, Seize Much Opium Disguised As Criminals, Officers Spring Trap On Major Smuggling Gang NEW YORK — (UP)...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 6 January 1939

ntlDAY, fANUABY ■ • " . ■ ' ops 1937 Mark By $4,696 1 ■ ■ 3 Hundred issued; May Is Largest Month; Hb^S-IBHSp--' v • New Laundry, Bakery ft*\p Swell Totals Sweetwater tyulldlng activities weathered vhe year of 1938 in line shape topping the same pe- riod in 1937 by $4,606 and set- ting a new high for many years. Total permits for the year amounted to $171,336, records of | City Secretary W. H. Whaley show. Last year's building reach- ed $166,642. Permits issued to-, taled 294. The peak of building was' reached in May, when permits totaling $35,380 were issued. Dur- ing this month permits went to C. R. Simmons for construc- tion of a new laundry; Whitak- er brothers for a new bakery; four new residences; a string of small houses for the Texas and Pacific; and enlargement of the Mexican and negro schools. Thirty-nine permits were allow- ed. 40 Permits In August Other months: Jan. $21,265, 28 permits; February, $9,515, 24 permits; March, $13,720, 33 per- mits; April, $12,446, 23 permits...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 6 January 1939

wgTmS"* today, january ,& 1939 ■' 1 1 ■'■' ■"' c, * #«* mrmmjpp«0*** «( r(j# WILSON'S ADVANCE SHORTENING PURE CANE CANDY ORANGE 1 Limit NO. 2 y2 CAN 15c Can (2 Limit) NO. 2 CAN ater reporter, sweetwater, texas Fill Your Basket With Quality Foods at Sunbeam! Wide Assortment to Choose From! Amazingly Low Prices! GROCERY SPECIALS IN EFFECT FRIDAY AFTERNOON, SATURDAY AND MONDAY Fresh Fruits and Vegetables ^ Marsh Seedless Doz. 1 ©c Grapefruit - doz. 23c 15c Medium Size Texas ORANGES • Medium Winesap Green Tip APPLES 15c BANANAS d 2 Large ."ink Seedless Golden Colored GRAPEFRUIT Each 5c TMGERINES Doz 15c 'If; " H Large California Jonathan ORANGES „,,z 29c APPLES 19c Nice Size Large Temple LEMONS 10c ORANGES do, 25c Medium Size Native Jumbo Roasted PECANS 10c PEANUTS Quart 10c 150 Size Extra Fancv Delicious u )• CONSUL BRAND PEACHES - Texsun Brand Grapefruit Juice ^ Del Monte lOc TOMATO JUICE 4Ta" vei luuiiie n.ieappie ^ Double Luck Cut Gr JUICE can46.02: 25c ASPARAGUS 19c CARROTS BEE...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 6 January 1939

mM-'mm: 11 mi- PAGE FOUR £. ' h ntlon'aif^K pub^hert p^RT^ JVHHI Ami if Satan rite up againat himself, and be he cannot stand, but hath an end.—'Mark Men's hearts ought not to be set against one an- but set with one another, and all against evil only.—Carlyle. * NATION REDUCES HIGHWAY FATALITIES DURING 1938 One of the national records made in 1938 was to re- duce automobile deaths by 8,000 over the previous y^fir. Estimated total killed by automobile during the 12? months is 31,500 persons. This in itself would make city twice the size of Sweetwater. It is difficult to iiize that such accidents were responsible for wiping that many lives in one year. But we must rind consolation in the fact that in |ne year's time through safety campaigns in ev- ry county in the United States there was a 20 er cent reduction in the number of deaths. There „ certainly a ray of hope in the traffic death prob- |sm when such a reduction can be made in fatali- ties by nationwide campaigns to encourage hi...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 6 January 1939

■m ■HMOs iaSSfef. 1 1? &<* ■ • "' 3 ■-^VT.- .V.V.- mm , ~'W9k -i-mmg PSH gymWATEB REPOtTO, S m: TEXAS W Sweetwater Concerns File Assumed Names Registration of Business Concerns Operating Under Other Names Is Required Nineteen Sweetwater business firms operating under bo called assumed titles nave registered for the year with County Clerk L. W. Scott. Registration of business con- cerns operating by names other than the owner, are required by Texas law to file name of business and owners with the county clerk. A fee of $1 is charged. Those filed during 1938 were Ann Studios by Tom Hoibert; Nolan Motor Company by L. O. Cardwell; Sweetwater Transfer company by W. E. Henderson and others; United Electric company, Bert and B. T. Frost; Joe Bowen's Drug store, Joe B. Bowen; Bowen's Drug store, Annah R. Bowen; Harley Sad- ler's traveling tent theatre. Wil- lie Louise Sadler; Texas Triple Cola company, F. L. Helvey; In- stitute of Educational Music, E. M. Gebs; D and D, B. Daniel; Sw...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 6 January 1939

I ■" S 1 'Iff. ' -TV"?-;' "/■: Ifff ' "•* 'r ■ 'h%m *v' V?s @ JL :y; Reagan 'akingHis Squad To Contest «*! Mustangs Play Twice Next Week, Meeting Trent And San Angelo Coach Adrian Clark's Mustang basketball team will open its 1939 schedule tonight at Colora- do when they tangle with the Colorado quint in a game which Will RT°ve a test for both teams. The entire Sweetwater squad, 15 men, will make the trip with Coach Clark and it is possible that all of them will get an op- portunity to show what they can d<* under competitive fire. Upon their return here, the Mustangs will drill for two games'to be played next week, one with Trent there on Tues- day and the other with San An- gelo, here, a week from tonight. o— Recreation BB Practice Tonight. The second practice of the Rec- reation Basketball league will be held at 7:30 p. m. today at the junior high school gymna- sium, James Houlihan announc- ed. More than 35 men attended the last practice session com- prising a membership of si...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 6 January 1939

■ V:! : 5-1* ■ . - ,fc - \ ■ =■- \/ ' ; .1. ■ c* • ■ i 1 • / . ..>■;/ fltlDAY, JANtAflY 6, 1^39 ■ .. I .... .■Sri- sWiEfcriXikit uiWrnrfcR, .sifcEiwAtktt, itius 8>$ 1 K'0 ■;"" " " "" •" 7V"; PAGE o Ontario Executive Sails For Antipodes SAN FRANCISCO — (UP) —' Prime Minister Mitchell F. Hep- burn of Ontario and his official party sailed aboard the Liner Mariposa today on a 6,000-mile journey to study Australia's leg- islative remedies for social and economic problems. Hepburn said his group would consider whether Australia's so- lutions are applicable to his own province. WASH TUBBS AND EASY ' By Sweetwater's Own Cartoonist Oily Neatly Repaired Please those who are Carets) ot their Appearance. Hand Made BooU BRANTLEY'S SHOE BHOF O Is your Sest PROTECTION " Clayton Williams General Insurance Auto Ijouiis 302 E. 3rd Dial 591 DR. ALICE E. W1LMOT Chiropractor Vapor Batli, Maswige, Diet and Electro-Therapy. One spinal adjustment FREE. 907 Elm — Phone 519 ' Registered Optometrists Ex...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Sweetwater Reporter — 6 January 1939

ttfimt A&LiL iis. JM l-V-'< " '< * . /l nl'll'UMIMfflMI I'll s mm IN m DAYS CHECK THESE LOWEST PRICES Boys' Sweat Shirts A Ladies' Hats Reg. to 1.98 % Boys' Dress Shirts Regular l!(e I,allies' Wash Presses Regular !>8e Ladies' Silk Dresses Values to :i.!>8 Indies' > TtK-kstlteh i Bloomer f. I'.iiitie Reg. 2.V" value 9« lilaiaffopist And Wealthy Texas Oil Man, 61, Dies HOUSTON — (UP) -r W. W. Fondren, who arrived in Texas in 1894 with 65 cents in his pocket and built an oil fortune that permitted him to give each of his three children $750,000 for Christmas presents each of the last three years, died today while attending a meeting at San An- tonio. Fondren, 61, was one of the organizers of the Humble Oil and Refining Co., the largest oil pro- ducing firm in the world. He re- cently gave $455,000 to the Southern Methodist university at Dallas to finance the new school library now under con- struction. Fondren's fortune was estimat- ed at $19,000,000. Relatives said...

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