The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 33, Ed. 1 Friday, September 2, 1927 Page: 4 of 4
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Hiirhlv Qualified List Grain Crop Will Miss Bedford Looks Waco Promises to Be
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WORTHAM, Sept. 1—Announce-
ment ia made through M. C
Strangu, president of the school
board, of the persorii > 1 of the
fatuity for the session bc0:nn'.ng
graduate of inute Teachers
lege, B. S. and M. S. from the
Texas A. and iVi. Coilese, vvii.il
work in the Southern Usthudui.
University lcauitito- to the
vi.nton IiuLL.nay, principal ol
tlu> high scnuol, lrc:n the
le^as Christian U.iivtruivy, auu
tuUl.tiona, woiiv in cue Southern
iiethodist University luatlui,, iu W)
, iw.s biiioiu C"-.. uion, tijitown
depu«<inem, u. t\. to..cae oi in-
dustrial Arcs, wun ayu.-iu.iai wt>r.
in i,a lnstKu.a Uv - jva.ua, Cdoa,
a.ia worK in i.r>e btute University
leading to the iu. ex. Uv^iee.
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c-.-U'tmcni, u. a. many
b.v., with aua.i oiia: v.oiu in ui-
Ln.versity ot o.i t..u
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oi iUissiBSi-jj<i, aau J.U. liaivui'
s.ty of 'Igjicae.
miss hva iilwu uuiuert, iila-lio
nauc*, b. ii. *ns b. A. college u"
Miss Virginia ticott, public
Bcnooi music, ii. b. College of ml
Ciyue \Vailer, science, tS. A.
Texus Christian University, ill. A
lioucnern University of Canionua.
J.m King, teacner and duecux
of band and orchestra music fur
the entire system.
Miss Ora ivicjLeod, public speak-
ing, ana reading, grauuate oi the
bcnoifield bcnooi ot Expression,
is. A. University of '1'exas, and
additional work in tne Umveisity
of Texas leading to the M. A.I
ivuss Susie Pheips, junior high]
history, jj, A. uayior University
witn most of the work complete'l
for the M. A. degree at tile uni-
versity of Colorado and liayioi
Miss Kuth Suttle, geography in
junior hign, JJ. b. ieaeners Col-
lege at ban Marcos, and additional
work after graduation.
Miss Lois uam, junior high
school English, u. a. Teachers
Coi.ege at Denton.
Mrs. Xns Uo'uuds, fourth "and
fifth grades, junior standing .11
'leathers College at Denton.
I Mrs; tiertruue liounus, fifth
grade, junior standing at ieaeners
Cohege at Uento.n
Miss Aurelsei irawcek, aeeonJ
and third grauea, junior stanu.ng
at Teachers Jo ityo -it Hunt*v lie.
Miss Mary Bess Hickej, lourtn
grade, t>. A. 'ieachers Coi.ege at
Commerce, with spec.al p.e; ara
tion for teaching in the elcmen-
Miss Mayme Weaver, third
grade, B. A. Texas car.siiau Uni-i
versity, with additional work in
the University o* la.ioinia a:ia
the University of Colorado.
Miss Lizzie Blackweil, second ^
grade, B. A. T eacners Col ege «t j
Denton with spec.ai train.tig for)
primary teach.tig and additional I
DALLAS, Auk SO >' The
inercas; d vr.lue of the cotton crop,
T. ;as' principal commodity, indi-
cates that the returns from this
year's crop will be larger than in
(either of the two preceding years j
superintendent,'caid the monthly businesn review!
Coi-'jof the Federal Revive Bunk of
Dallas, issuen today.
Farmers will be provided with
a large debt paying and purchas-
ing power, the report caid.
Describing the crop i'tuaiion in
genera), the report sa.'l
"The corn, grain sorghum, and
hay crops promise a substantially
larvr yield than in 1026, ind the
indicated production of several mi-
nor crops is likewise above that of
a year ago. The condition i f the
cottor crop is irregular witn some
fields indicating the best yields
in several years but with others
promising only a very small pro-
"As a general rule the oi l cot-
ton has fruited well but the,young
cotton hr.s been seriously injured
y insects. A very large pot' ion
of the districtV cotton territory
is heavily infested with weevjlt
and other insects and their ac'ivi-
ty is rapidly increasing. Root tot
has always taken a heavy '.oil in
Lome sections and appears to be
spreading. These factors toother
with the lateness of the crop in
certain sections render the out-
come very uncertain."
The business mortality rate in
this disttict reflected marked itn
provetnent in July the number Pi
failures being the smallest in nure
than seven years the report de-
clared. Although it is the season
when loans usually reach a- peak,
the demand for credit continues
light Deposits on July 28 were
$26,033,000 greater than on the
same date in 1926.
for Banner Year
THORNTON, Aug. 30. — An-
nouncement h. i been made thi'i ugh
Miss Virgie Bedford, superinten-
dent, that the Thornton school wi.l
open Monday moiiiing, September
A full enrollment ia expected,
as the scholastic enrollment and
nur.'ber of transfers for this year
are much larger than ever before,
with only one pupii lost through
It was only six short years ago
that the school was homeless, hav-
ing lost their building through
fire. Now Thornton lias a thor-
oughly modern building, eight
teachers, three in the high school
and five in the grades, and will
for the tim time have a nine
months session this year. This
'will place the school in line for
classification and every effort will :
be made for affliation.
on Hand for Friday
FAIRFIELD, Aug. 30. — The
committee on Trinity River bridge
celebration has received a tele-
gram from W. N. Minei, secrelary
of the Chamber of Commerce of
Waco, to the effect that Waco is
planing to send a largo delegation
to the Trinity River Bridge Cele-
bration on Friday, September 2.
Among those who are on the
program for the occasion are Gov-
crnr Dan Moody, Senator Earl B.
Mayfield and Congressman Luther
Advices have been received from
other points, including Taylor.
Georgetown and Rockdale that
they will be in attendance.
Miss Mary Lee Brown has re-
turned home from Austin where
she has been attending a summer
course in tSate University.
Miss Maurine Black of Dew is
visiting in Fairfield ths week.
M'ss Luclle Long of Rusk is
visitng Mas Los Pryor.
Mss Leona Daniels of Waco is
visiting in Fairfield this week.
Miss Katherine Black of Dew
is visiting relatives here this
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NEW PLAYER'MEXIA CHURCH
SERMON GIVEN ':.
n ¥/ 7 i\rn/iru AT not know5n& that St wa •
/j Y '~t t Y IVft Si A A I mon would have pronoui
Please Pay Up Your
Kobison Hopes Make
Theater One of
KOSSE, Aug. 29.—The Palace
Theatre here is to install on Mon-
day a Furlitzer Style O player-
piuno with orchestra accompani-
ment at a cost of 3 2,500, accord-
ing to a report from Cricket Robi-
son, owner and manager of the
chow house. Mr. Robison says
that he is doing whatever he can
to increase the entertaining fea-
tures and comfort of his patrons
at the picture show, and that he
Major Houx Elected
EMer Vice Werner,
Who Ts Leaving-
G. A. Walters filled the pulpit
at the First Presbyterian church
Sunday morning, as Rev. E. H.
Hudson, pastor, was on the sick
list, and the attorney preached
a splendid Bible sermon, his sub-
will spend no little effort to pro-
vide every feature needed to make
his theater one -of the best in
being the coining
his iTiissicn 6h c«
ed the speaker u good preacher.]
At the congregational meetitl
held after the sermon to elect
elder to take the place of L.
Werner, moving to Fort Wortl
Major N. P. Holix, a deacon fs
the past 20 years, was electetl t<
the vacancy, and will be installfei
at the morning service next Sun
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FOR SALE—A good used piaii
Ivers and Pond make. In splej
did condition. Will sell cheap
cash. Phone B99W, Mexia, or a|
dress Mexia Weekly Herald.
FOR SAL—Scholarship in Byrncj
Business College o 1? Da'las. Adj
dress C. L. Tatum, Mexia, Texas!
SOON ro OPEN
Fort Worth Concern to
With J. A. Dacus of F.-.rt. Worth,
head of the Fort Worth Business
College, superintendent and S. J.
Cozaens, secretary in charge here,
the Mexia Business College, a
branch of the Fort Worth insti-
tutioh, will open September 6 in
the ground fioor of the Hurdleston
The same college has a branch
in Teague with 35 students, and
branches in other places.
It is expected that a large num-
bre of students will atke advan-
tage of the opportunity to attend
business college at home. The
college will teach a complete busi-
Day and night classes will be
conducted according to demand.
Six have already enrolled and
about 40 have indicated their in-
tent .ia to enroll in the college. A
four and one-half months course
will he offered. The operators of
the co'.lege hope to make it a per-
manent proposition in Mexia.
Here's How Travis
YORK. Sept. 1 (UP).-
woik aftei giuduaiion. ^]le Rmazjn(f accuracy of the late
Miss Mary Elizabeth Randolph, W[lItcr j Travi(i 0„ the
first grade, B. A. Teachers Col,ege ' ffreRns js expinined
ut Huntsvillc with special training1
for primary work. i
Miss Nora Woi dai';!, hi ad of
primary department, B. A. i
«rs College at Denton, tv!ier-..iiy;
prepared for primary teach tig,'
and a member ot the faculty i
the college in the primary depart
ment of the Training iScho m -iui
ing the suihmer session which
John H. Howell of Corsicana
has purchased a partnership from
E. M. Hitt in Hitt's Barber Shop
and will move his family here in
the near future.
Rice, editor of the American Golf-
er, in a current biographical tri-
bute to the American pioneer of
"tie devised the scheme of
smsiller holes on the practice
course at Garden City, holes only
a trifle larger than the ball,"
says Rico. He practiced there
i'or hours And tvhen you can drop
1 them steadily into a two-inch cup,
' one double the sixe looks like a
Please Pay Up Your
THORNTON P.-T. A. PLANS
PLAY SEPT. 19
The local Parent-Teachers Asso-
ciation met Monday afternoon and
discussed plans for the p'.ay that
is to be given September 19 at
the school auditorium. The ''Flap-
per Grandmother" has been select-
ed and will be put on by local
A Fast Worker
Terry—Isn't your friend Clark
Jerry—1 should say not—it took
him four hours to drive his new
sweetie fifteen miles home front
a dance last night.—Life.
Please Pay Up Your
NOTICE IS HEREI3Y -GIVEN that J.
K. Hu:;hes, Jack Womack, George L. Pey-
ton. A. L. Hollister, C. W. Kennon, Jr.,
and W. S. Banks, all of Mexia. Texas, a
Trustee® of i. K. HUGHES DEVELOP-
ING COMPANY, a trust estate .organized |
under and in virtue of a Declaration of
Trust and Articles of Association, execut-
ed the 30th day of March, 1022, recorded
in Vol. 31, at page 467 of the Deed I
Uccords of Limestone County. Texas, an.!
the said J. K. HUGHES DEVELOPING
COMPANY, a such trust estate, in virtue
of the authority vested in the trustee*
ot said trust estate by Section 61 of the
Articles of Trust and Association, above
mentioned, wherein it is provided:
"If at nny time the trustees shall deem
it udvisable to incorporate under the laws -
of any stato, the trustees are hereby auth-
orized to and may incorporate or may ;
transfer the properties held by them to
an existing corporation; and in the event
ot the incorporation of this estate under
the laws of any state of the United States
of America or of the transfer of the j
property of this estate to auy then exist-
ing corporation, the trustees are hereby 1
authorized to take up the then outstanding 1
beneficing certificates herein provided for I
and to issue in lieu thereof shares of !
mock in tmid corporation.'
The abov« named ana mentioned trus-
tees and the above mentioned trust estaU
desire to become incorporated, without a
change of the name ol' said trust estate, (
and when so incorporated said trustees
and said trust estate will transfer, asslan ;
and set over to said corporation all of
the properties, real, personal and mixed. I
belonging to or owned and held by sai.i
trust estate and the trustees thereof fo.
said trust estate, it being the desire am.
purpose of which notice is here now given,
to so incorporate said trust eBtatc uniKi
the name of "J. K. HUGHES DEVELOP-
ING COMPANY," under and in virtue of
the laws of the State of Texas, with iis
principal office ai^l place of business at
Mexia, in Limestone County, Texas, ant.
with the guid above named trustees as j
incorporators, with a capital stock of i
J2,U00,i'TO, divided into HUu,ui/iJ si,u.i.a oi
Uie par value of $10 per share, for the j
purpose of establishing and maintaining I
an oil busir.vss, with authority to con- |
tract for the lease and purchase of the ,
rights to prospect for, develop and use j
clay and other minerals, pet,oleum anil !
gas, also the right to erect, build and i
own ail necessary oil tanks, cars and i
pipes necessary for the operation of the I
business of the same; mi Ml corporation lu I
exist for a term of fifty years; all of 1
the capital stock of said corporation to l, . J
subscribed by the trustees aforesaid for
the benefit of said trust estate and the
owners and holders of beneficial cert;f,- [
rentes of interest therein: all of the pro- I
pertics of the trust estate to be tr;ins- '
ierred to said corporation upon the com-
pletion of the organization tliertoi, ami I
the corporation to be obligated and bound
l'or all of the debts, liabilities and obli- I
gations of the trust estate and of the
trustees of said trust estate and the own- I
ers and holders of cerlfieates of beneficial i
interest in said trust estate.
This notice Is given under and In virtue
of Article 1307 of the Itcviecd Civil Sta- I
tutes of the State of Texas, 1925, as
disclosed In Vol. 3. 1\ m, vernon An- i
nutated Texas Civil Statutes, and pub-
lished as therein , directed and authorized, i
A-notice is hereby given that appl.en. '
Hon will be made for the charter of said
corporation on the expiration of the per-
iod of time for which this hotice in re- I
quired to be published, and immediately
upon acceptance and filing of said charter
by the Secretary of State of the State
of Texas,, transfers of all of the property
aforesaid from the trust estate and th*
trustees thereof will bo made to such
Uated August 31. 1927.
.1- K. HUGHES
GEORGE L. I'EYTON
A. L. HOLLISTKIt
C. W. KENM1N, Jr.
W. S. BANKS
J KPANYGHES DEVKLOl'ING COM-
ATTEST"!' K' HU0 ES- President.
C." W. KENNON. Jr., Secretary.
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Houx, N. P. The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 33, Ed. 1 Friday, September 2, 1927, newspaper, September 2, 1927; Mexia, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth299269/m1/4/: accessed January 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gibbs Memorial Library.