The Caldwell News and The Burleson County Ledger (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 44, No. 48, Ed. 1 Friday, February 21, 1930 Page: 1 of 8
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THE CALDWELL NEWS
And The Burleson County Ledger
A Weekly Newspaper Devoted Unreservedly to the Development and Upbuilding of Burleson County.
The Caldwell New , Vol. 3, No. 8.
CALDWELL, BURLESON COUNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21,1930
Burleson Co. Ledger, VoL 44, No.
ModernMerchandising Method Talks Heard
Caldwell Hornets Win Burleson County Basket Ball Championship
"NS.V "x -r-
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TEAM HERE HAS
Will Meet District Teams At
C ollege Station Today
Tie Caldwell Hon.,'.- derated the
Snook five Saturday for . ehnu.-
pion«hip • t U-ití-. :, n (■:/
nvet \v« - held t.n fh • A At M
mens- ! al gv itt t -II S a-
Thro- t. ii.„ v - r« r« ore-a-nted,
SoitHi" ii;i\ >"i ! ami i kMwoII. Cold-
well «in ; ■ i" . played :t..- -
nei •! '' . f: ■ g.u TUt vvir.e
of the fi' gar i 'ay* •! wa Snook
that bam v.irtnaig over Soinvrvilh
20 to 1!
The fir.al game •• a • played a? four
o'clock '! >' fir-t half was a very
alow gair-t The Horn * couldn't
hit t V.«ii -trido, and t hi half en Jed
11 to in favor of Snook. The last
half v.a- a different story. Tin- Cald-
well team scoring two field goals and
one f.'f goal am) tied the score. The
score v,as 11 all. The last quarter
found the Hornet* lead; iff after tie*
ing the score. The score at the end
of the fourth period of play was 18
to I'l in favor of the Hornets.
The Hornets will play the A. & M.
freshmen thia w ek. and also the Lee
County champions. The district meet
will be held Friday and Saturday of
this week at A. & M. College. This
is the first time during the history
of the Interschnlastic League. that
Caldwell has represented Burleson
county at a district meet in basktt
Tla Hornets have been severely
hf. tiicapped because of on inadequate
ploying court, the court that has l>een i
used i- too small and very dangerous ' Department OÍ ( ommerce ( alls
due to the condition of the floor. The j I'pon Every One To Extend
school i« growing and more room will
be nen - ^ary next year. A plan has j
been submitted the Board of Educa- I Sample copies of the General Farm
turn i ' build an auditorium with i Schedule have 1r cii mailed out to the
space J>> a gymnasium, to take care j newspapers of the nation ami others,
orf physical education for both boys jannoim< ing the commencement of the
and girl«. 'taking of the'census as April 1, and
fh" Hornet have played fourteen . calling upon the agricultural worker. ,
game thi- reason, winning nine and j chambers of commerce and business
being d. t. at. f.ve time.-. The fir-t nteie t of the various -e.-'i.ms to
four game of a o resulted in • .rh-e wide publicity t. th<
deti at tor ('•■<• I'
Times Have Changed
PI D W THROW
Tr\t\T 5NOW PALL,
C £Ü ív.<3"5 T (5 r '
■Fr~r f .«.'••
VES FATHER, IC'M MOT
TfeLL A 115/ I DID IT
; M . i . If
V . I
Meet Here In
A regula .-c-sion of the Parent-
I'oacher Association was held Thur -
iay afternoon of last week. Mrs. S.
pres. lent, presided.
The Merchants' In'-';tute h Id hero
¡ Monday, Tuesday ; al Wednesday
; ••'cni, under the dire :ti n of Mr.
' [lent ;, Vtr. Stanley, of the East Texat.
•'.'hn:¡iber of Commer t.'d wiclo-
; att-.'jiirion and intcre". ai..ongf the
' business interests of the city, and
¡ clu -ed with succe - . Mr. Stanley
orout-ht the business .1:1 pr-fessiom.!'
1 interests some forci ie mer-ngfes In
! hi course of lectures, on modern
CENSUS OF U. S.
STARTS APRIL 1
The nnel of the
l-'orv ar.I. I l 'afi 1! Por!
Noi 11 It Korai, < f\ .-t- r.
( ox, I'ondt
:t C. !V
TO HOLD ANN (JAL
RECITAL ON 27
Mt - tiny 1 > nj¡c!a ami M I\ <).
McLi-u i. .1 . >'ish t.. annoiime tic i
annual tin: ical recital of t o-ir or -ic
rlas.ies with tu- a I •i- ither
to be held in In d 1 .riom
on Thursday night, 1- i • 27th
There v ill l,i n , ad< ussion cnarged
and e • ; ¡lie coi Uullj it .U" t .
oí County Dies
hi West Texas
\S .1 Krohne, atr<-d 80, died at lii-
hoftt" in ChUdres: Friday morning, nc
his . t' o i , W
week's v i -fit
M, K¡olie I'ormerls br.-<i in the
Lone Oak i ornmunity between Ly. m¡
and Merit II left the county twenty
yearn ago. He wn> married. He
survived by hi wit- and sister. His
body was buried in Wa ahachie.
¡urging all to cooperate t > see that
j complete data i ' trr.i !.ed \ n
em: levati-r.- make their canva-
Ti.o census is required by law ;■ 1
11 • ta¡>en every five v< ..rs to . k
1 agrb ilture to ee ju-' v ha* progress
is ' i it k made or if it i e.'tperien ¡ng
Tit.- viiecus of every eouniy sa.odd
i < t:iiu y >iUeie.-ted in ceimr t-tiat
- be pro; ' emtniei;
: ! and accurate show in
a, way to ootain co. eet sh >w
ev tie to !>•;!• r c> . -.t,
i « i: reau stands read .•
, very :'ir me! in the nat > n
"lai.k v. el! in ail. aiii ■■
. ,-n ns tor th-'ir convenience in
■ ti■ I if,.; 1 !.•■ i i ¡ni. ed data t>efoi e
! al o ■ i • i : r i al I . . o they i 11 1
i. ;ii: pi. n 'o make .urate avd
ini ioju-.nt rej'ort -.
'' |>. e sa-tipl ejmrt hlan' 1 xvil! be
'•it .1: d . any • demand
lem. They an fr and will not
t or. si-igic p« any. chai . or
of t !,■ a-reo, bank and other itv • itu-
!i..m. mH-ve.-tetl in the welfart • Í the
Ships Five Cars
Hogs Past Week
Hog shipments the past week
h >wed some gain in number of cars
that left the county. The latter part
of la.-t week. Otto Wendorf. local
stockman, shipped three cats of pigs
and tv..,'s, and Monday two more cars
■ ft ' .< county. Those hogs went to
New Orleans, Cuba and Kansas. One
car went to New Orleans, one car
went to the High Grade Packing Com-
pany, (ialv, ston. which were export-
ed ¡ > Cuba, and the three other cars
of feeder pig*- nnd fat hogs went to
Mi. Wend, .f stated that hogs in
thi- i tion arc hard to sell to packet
and tl at the only way to dispose of
:•«!<.> here, is to find other
a mentioned. He has eon
and : endeavoring to handle
V ot tin
Ac. ndinc to h
ent appeal ng u
vs. he is in t
Debate Teams Here
Past Week End
J. Malvin Hare To Make Race
For Local County School
Local county politics starts off this
week with the announcement made
Tuesday by J. Malvin Hare of Lyons,
Superintendent id' the Lyons public
■ hool, that he is a candidate for
•.'otinty School Superintendent.
In announcing his candidacy for the
■flice of -•.•hoed superintendent. Mr.
¡¡are has the following statement to
i.ake to the voters of Burl" on coun-
' After having considered the sug-
"e t.ions of the voters of evera!
iiol districts, I have dec i ed to an-
j pounce as a candidate for ( ounty
'Superintendent of Publi • .School - ;ii
tin- Primary ele.' ¡on
I have taught in the schools of
IT -.as for nine years, and 1 feel that
I illy understand the school problems
; that daily confront the. patrons ami
hers of our . ehool- . Ha^ ,ng chosen
•ationa) v. : i a ■ a vo-.-ation, I • p.
nl rested in th- v. • ! 'at. and a ••
i cement of the s< hools.
t< ■ • '.arel on poge four)
(ioo.l Crowd,? Attend and the
(ieneral Interest Manifested
(i Ragsdale, president, pfe. idsd. | Was Beyond Expectation
After dispensing with the Ini
t :-:i, a -lie,t proftiam w. s roitder-
1 and eisa.yed. Mis- Mildred S', a-
are". favored the audi. ,-ice with a
¡>1- e'.id piano . olo :..J, Miss Iret.e
•' -.'ties caw one of h -]>.*. ; r read-.
Ii- Peel; mad a? • A -kit.,"
!k on • une of the high lichqpl prolw
"f.a at i asked t!ie organizfctton to
-,:d them o%er and <! tel.,,in- if
v.i'. i. anything that can be dm.,.-.
Mrs. l'.ug dale, president, intro-
duced Mr. M .Kay, who offered a | merchandising, .salesmanship and ad-
•au-ical moving picture program
to be sponsored by the association,
which they accepted and will be staged
the school auditorium February
at eight o'clock. Admission
charges have been set at 10, 15, and
'¿5 cents. The patronage of the public
is earnestly invited.
February 28 was announced as
Parent's Day at the school. Every
parent is urged to visit the school.
The association is offering a prize
to the room having the greatest num-
ber of visitors present that day. They
want as many parents as possible to
visit the school and see how their
children are piogressing.
Cooperating For Greater Beauti-
fication of Yards and
Gardens This Spring
7ÍFE OF FORMER
1 t\v .
W. S. Burnett,
et irnod front a t
tending hi bed
1 UK DISI'L \Y
in the News this week.
The Caldwell mer-
•hants want your busi -
ness and they want to
oys, < li
t(1 ams front 11
as front .Joffer
1 f Houston do. a?
.;!• school debate!'
1 auditorium last week, the
oí, i'riday, February, 14
• 1 he latter >n Saturday.
ry l.'i at 7 :'ti p. nt
debate wi h Hemp '••,
11 girls, Luctll Hood->n
Tate.l the nffirna
nt Lev i
•d the n
1 the derate with Ho
M «la refiner and I iile Dalchtta
i. - a *... I the aifiriiiati'. • mil Lacillo
• t: I i'allie Lou, lebated ill
n • 1'be , imt de'-at. lasted from
7 and the .« oi l •!•
If. in 8:45 till 10:00. Musi. ¡
nui. were rendered by . s. ; ,
nieioi.ei of the debating squad, ¡al-
mond vii-iof played a violin sido, ac-
C" ni ini • i by Vnllie Mae (iardiner
on the piano,Newell Johnston played
(Continued on page four)
■ Ctipt I!
r for\..ri.: .
Ienl;itf-, a '. .
d--a'fi liisi -
sew - bv .iot
With spring just around the corner
the thoughts of the Woman's Club of
this city are turning towards the
beautification of the home premises.
They fear that many of the rose
be.shes and Miru'es over the city were
killed by the severe cold weather ex-
perienced during the winter.
To assist i:i replacing those th.at
were killed and to enco nage further
annual beautification of the city in
keeping with its civic progress, the
club will conduct ;t plant sale in the
near iiit re at M's. J. R. Iiartgraves
^hoo The plants tiiat it pro-
pos - to feature and sell, are the
•ea. '.; i ii 1 water m<_ o n shade1 dw ••
erepe myrtle, a variety of rose bushes.!
and • uch -hru' a the nvndina i d
•ax lea: ligustnini. Privit airo an
• bought from them ai practically |
the same pi ice you would rav at the |
.roenhouse proper, they ¡ate.
T'.e• •• plant : ;■•• i ■ good as -an j
be bought ny',>ie-.', and of you have j
in y special wi-h for certain plant- !
iliey teipie. t you to telephone Mr . i
Hm"graves and put your order in,!
wha i will "i l'e Maieker delivery. It '
'' :il .tl- ' enaide the committee to have
a better id a. ef just what people
y e ,i,' ¡ally ícju-sf every one
to if on the alert for the planta, a
lia y will arrive so^vi
The ' lub will appre- into a full co-
ja ral ion o, "l," 11 o,, e . a r.er. in it ••
i eavor to make tin yards and home
• iiiding : in tic city more beaut 1-
tl (111. 'tlr, I' 10.
vertising. The merchants hailed the
lectures and attended regula ly. flood
crowds were present • acl: of tr:three
evenings. Several bu.in.e3s men from
different .sections of the county at-
tended. Marvin Murray of Lyom
drove up each evening and heard the
lectures. Mr. Jackson, manager of.
J. Earl Porter's general store in the
Brazos bottom attended. There wen
others. Discussions ©f the lectures
was general on the streets and evinced
Mr Stanley in a versatile and forci-
ble speaker, has a good sense of'
humor and knows how to present
facts and figures ánd.entertain along
with it. He was accorded close at-
tention throughout his lectures.
"Times have changed," he said,
"and the merchant who does n_x6
change with the times, will soon lie
changed by the times.
He illustrated his points. He sitid
his father used to drive an ox wagon
over the Santa Fe Trail. Now th'y
fly over it. He told that there is a
new army of buyers born every day,
and that wide awake merchants real-
ize that from them will come new
ideas, demands for new thin;;s, and
that they constantly conform to them.
Salesmanship was gone into and
forcibly explained. The advertising
side of business was reviewed and
stressed the great benefit. Modern
merchandising from all angles, and in
all its ramifications was covered ful-
ly. He explained how customers
should be received and approached,
how merchandise sh, tld be arranged,
and how to make s. ie. and conduct
I usiness generally on a pro stable
Those who atten .. 1 and f.-lio wed
Mr. Stanley through feel like the
commercial end of the city will be
benefitted by his led ares and service
U: S TO HOLD
The I S. Civil Service Comir.i don
the past week announ-ed that e 'alíñ-
ala::- or clerk, vill. e carrier a the
local post office will I - held a.
Applications for the evamia '.i'n
ill c! February Ms and m ' ••
made on prescribed f irma. Ti. c\-
ination is open t • every or. .
WACO LAW . ¿R
I ?! ldenbtii
i v as
: e in church
v it - from ><i
and, she lea
If) and J:i years.
Mr. Brandenburg formerly was con-
nected with the late Win. Reeves, a
former private banker, ami later head
of the First National Bank.
What >liall its name he? Have
von rendered jour suggestion.
Get it in before noon Saturday,
February 22nd. Watch the screen
for the beat ones, then Helect the
one you choose. Free to all.
Word ha. been
marriage of Miss ,
Mr. Albert Riley la
inn ni Waco, at In ii
relatives. Dr. ami M- . '
Mr. Riley is a lavvyt
the ' irm of Witt,
of \\ a t. Mrs. iiiloj . r
well lady, being the y a
tor of Mr. and Mrs. Ceo
son, formerly of this place.
Mesdames F. A. Wilis anil
Dusek and children ere Bryan
ors VV ednesday.
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Cromartie, C. E. The Caldwell News and The Burleson County Ledger (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 44, No. 48, Ed. 1 Friday, February 21, 1930, newspaper, February 21, 1930; Caldwell, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174888/m1/1/: accessed January 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Harrie P. Woodson Memorial Library.