The Caldwell News and The Burleson County Ledger (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 45, No. 20, Ed. 1 Friday, August 15, 1930 Page: 4 of 8
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I CALDWELL NEWS
And The Burleson County Ledfter
C, E. CROM ARTIE, Editor «ad Publisher
as Mcond class matter at the Caldwell, Texas Post Office, under
March 8, 1879.
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THE EDITORIAL DIGEST
A Concise Review of the Opinions of Texas Newspaper
Editors Upon the Problems of the Day
By GEORGE 1. SEITZ
TWELVE MONTHS OF
Opinion is pretty much divided upon
tibe idea that Texas schools should
ite through twelve months of the
If the preferential ballot works
satisfactorily in municipal elections,
there is little reason to believe it
would not operate as well in the
Texas editors have opposed and
supported the plan upon various
grounds, and appear to be evenly di-
vided upon the question. Members of
the forty-second legislature align
themselves against the suggestion in
the proportion of about two to one.
In one Texas county, some thirty
'odd defeated candidates who have no
further interest in the election, are
I contributing to the enormous expense
of the run-off primary. It is not án
¡equitable arrangement, and undoubt-
jedly good men hesitate to announce
I for office when they compute the
The Texas Outlook, official organ
of the Association of State Teachers,
has given the twelve-month plan its
hearty endorsement and is waging an
editorial campaign in its behalf.
It appears highly improbable that
the discussion will ever result in any
unanimity of thought. Operation of
the schools through the entire year
would solve a perplexing problem for
communities which have experienced
exceptionally rapid growth and find
their school plants inadequate for the
demands made upon them. Indeed,
necessity for large bond issues would
thereby be avoided and a sizable sum
saved to the taxpayers.
There seems to lie no good reason
¡why the preferential ballot should
.not be used in state elections where
i three or mode candidates announce
! for an office. Many Texas newspapers
are advocating its use, and the
electorate, in all probability, would
not object to relief from the burden
of a second primary.
Wedding of Miss
Eula German b
Held On Monday
Sister of Mrs. P. P. Phegley of
Temple Weds G. P. Mun-
son of Waco
Miss Eula B. German of Caldwell
and George P. Munson, Jr. of Waco
were married in Memorial Baptist
church Monday evening at 8 o'clock .
Palms and ferns formed the hack-
ground for tail floor baskets filled
with pink gladioli decorating the
altar which was lighted by cathedral
candles in seven branch candleabrum.
Previous to the ceremony, Miss
Ijois German of Caldwell, sister of
the bride, sang "At Dawning" and
"O promise Me." She was accompan-
ied at the piano by her sister, Miss
Wilma German, who also played the
wedding processional and recessional.
The ring ceremony was performed
by Rev. A. S. Broaddus of Caldwell,
a minister of the Baptist church, who
had baptised the bride and who is a
life-long friend of the family.
The groom was attended by Tru-
man Threadgill of Waco, as best man.
The bride's attendants wore frocks
of chiffon in pastel shades, with
slippers and hose to match, brilliant
ornaments in their hair, and bouquets
tied with maline bows to match their
frocks. The groom's attendants wore
Miss Julia Ptacek of Caldwell wore
green chiffon and carried an arm
shower of cream gladioli. She was
attended by Ted Edwards of Waco.
Miss Rosalie Rohey of Hillsboro wore
peach chiffon and carried pink
gladioli Her escort was Alvin
Bauman of Llano. Miss Mary May
of Lkino, wearing yellow chiffon and
carrying orange gladioli was attend-
ed by DeLane Maedgen of Waco. Miss
, Margaret Rouse of Arlington wore
blue chiffon and carried blue gladioli,
and she was attended by J. J. Mc-
iCullough of Waco.
The matron of honor was the
bride's sister, Mrs. P. P. Phegley ol'
this city. She wore orchid chiffon,
silver slippers and flesh colored hose
and carried an arm cluster of purple
jílacüoli. The maid of honor, Mi. -:
Hazel May of Llano, wore a frock
of orange net over .atin of the same
shade, silver slippers and eggshell
hose, and her flowers were yellow
and orange gladioli.
The little flower girls were the
bride's niece, Verna Payne Phegley,
who wore a frock of printed green
and -white net over green satin and
Bernice Daude, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. H. J. Daude of this city, wearing
pink and green net over pink satin.
Each wore a ribbon band and rose
in her hair to match her frock.
The bride was escorted to the altar
and given in marriage by her bro-
ther-in-law, P. P. Phegley of Temple.
She wore a wedding gown of ivory
satin made in princess style, with
long sleeves and trimmed with duchess
lace. Her long veil of point lace and
tulle was held in place with coronet
or orange blossoms. Her only orna-
ment war a strand of rearK "if*
of the pronm. White satin slippe'*
and chiffon hose completed her cos-
tume. Her flowers were bride's buds
and lace fern, showered with white
ribbons an.! I>uds ar.d tied with a
fluffy bow of white maline The
bride carried out the old custom of
wearing "something old and some-
thing new, something borrowed and
The weddihg party and guests at
the Phegley home, 716 South Seven-
teenth street, were given a reception,
in the dining room pink roses were
u..eri for decoration. The table ■ was
laid with lace over pink tulle, the
center-piece being the two-tier wed-
Tk*e maid of honor, Miss Hazel May
oi 1 !aro, presided over the cake, and
Mis.- l-iii" German, assisted fey the
• idciur.ai'is, rerved the punch and
the i aiiy plates containing pink and
gieen t-ii '< ice cream. Mils Bernice
Maftin of Caldwell, vas in c^irge
oi the bride's book.
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. W. E. German of Caldwell,
and a sister of Mrs. P. P. Phegley
ol this city. She was graduated from
I.aylor University of Waco, and ha-
been teaching school since then.
The groom is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. George P. Munson of West
Columbia, Texas. He is a gra.i^:--«
of Texas A. & M. college and a mem
her of the Masonic fraternity. He is
a civil engineer and for the present
is residing in Waco.
Following the reception, the bride
and groom left in their car for a
honeymoon trip to Colorado, Mexico,
and other points in the west; the
bride wearing a traveling ensemble
of black and white in new fall model,
with all the accessories in black. They
will mnke their home in Waco.
In addition to members of the wed-
ding party, out of town relatives an:!
friends here for the wedding werr:
Mrs. W. E. German of Caldwell,
mother of the bride; Miss Carrie Ger-
man of Caldwell, lister of the bride;
Mr. and Mrs. George P. Munson of
West Columbia, parents of the groom;
Mis* Laura Munson and Ted Munson,
sisutr and brother of the groom; Miss
Bernice Martin of Caldwell, Mrs. A.
S. Broaddus of Caldwell, Mm. Fred
Sherrill, sister of the bride, and son,
Alfred, of San Antonio; Miss Melba
Jame . Miss Mary Cowan, J. K.
Cochran and R. S. Frazell, Jr., all
of Waco.—Temple Telegram.
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Come to headquarters for baby
—edsi infant foods, medidnos,
and comfort items by the score,
•vary one of them carefully chosen
•Omsk* Baby happy and healthy.
Caldwell Drug Co.
Communities already provided with
adequate school plants, or plants
which have anticipated the demands
which may be made upon them for
several years to come, of course can
see no such advantage in the plan.
Probably the way out ol the
dilemma is to enact legislation which
will make the twelve-months operation
of the schools-optional with the boards
of the various school districts. Cer-
tainly there seems to be no reason
for making the plan compulsory, or
for denying its advantage? to those
districts which really need it.
This seems to be one of those cases
where sauce for the goose may be
poison for the gander.- So why not
let the goose feed to its full, and the
gander continue to forage in fields
most to its liking?
COTTON FIELD SOLVES UN-
Texas' great cotton fields despite
the fact that the staple is selling at
low levels, are solving the unemploy-
ment problem of the state.
Cotton pickers' wages are by no
means princely, but they are sizeable
enough to keep the wolf from the
door of anyone who doesn't enjoy the
companionship of the grim beast.
Among the host of bills, good, bad,
and indifferent, which will be offered
the 42nd legislature, it is to be hoped
that some legislator will present one
making mandatory the use of the
preferential ballot in future primaries.
WE WIN AGAIN
Municipal ownership forces in
South Dakota have scored another
In the recent election at Rapid City
a plan was adopted by referendum
vote by which a municipal light and
power plant is to be established in
Rapid City, to be paid out of the sur-
plus earnings of the plant. The plan
adopted here is the one commonly
used by Fairbanks-Morse Company,
by which they install the plant com-
plete under a contract by which it is
gradually paid for out of earnings.
Major B. F. Delemater of A. ¿t M.
College, and family, who have been
in Galveston on a visit were Caldwell
visitors this week, guests of their
parents, Col. and Mrs. B. F. Dele-
FRIGIDAIRE—Modem Electric Re-
frigeration. Caldwell Electric k
Plumbing Company. (tf-c)
This type of employment is, of
course, temporary. On the other h*nd,
when the cotton is picked, employ-
ment increases in other lines. Rail-
road crews will be expanded to carry
the cotton to the markets; longshore-
men will become busy storing it in
ships; chasers, buyers, ginners, corn-
pressmen—all of them roll up their
sleeves and go to work.
King Cotton still possesses the
magic touch which releases a stream
of gold—a stream which inundates
the whole South. And by the time this
seasonable activity ceases, unless our
economists are as far from the truth
as they have sometimes been, the full
tide of prosperity will have returned
to the land.
Several of Texas' cities have con-
sistently osad the preferential ballot
through a number of years. Signifi-
cantly ttfumgh, they have found that
the will of the people is
FOR SALE!—My home in Caldwell
and farm near city limits, with team,
feed, implements, cows, etc. Frank
FOR SALE—Registered Poland China
pigs, two months old. See T. B.
LOST—One small blue mare and
one brown horse mule. Both run to-
gether. Strayed from oil mill. Finder
notify H. G. Womble. (tfg)
FOR SALE—Several bushels of good
white Texas corn at U0 cents. Joe
Kubelka, Route 1. (8-15-p)
FOR SALE—My home in West Cale!
well on corner of Broadway and 7th
street. G. H. Shaw. (tic)
BARGAINS—in Ozark Farm WagonB.
10 per cent discount while stock lasts.
See me if you need a good farm
wagon. J. F. Polansky,. Phone 259,
SELL YOUR PROPERTY—Farm,
business or residence qocikly for cash.
No matter where located. Pay small
commission only when deal is closed.
Write today for free description
blanks and particulars. J. D. Baker,
1205 First National Bank Building,
to the operation at Oliver
tpgithsr or es *
T. B Parkin.
411 .in ex
lis seen ir
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have eat ap varlona
brands of tires, so that you
aan see the inside construc-
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W* sell and service the com-
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Tabea, Batteries, Kims,
Brake Lining and Aco
aAas, and actually give
tire Firestone manu-
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Cromartie, C. E. The Caldwell News and The Burleson County Ledger (Caldwell, Tex.), Vol. 45, No. 20, Ed. 1 Friday, August 15, 1930, newspaper, August 15, 1930; Caldwell, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174912/m1/4/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Harrie P. Woodson Memorial Library.