The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 36, No. 9, Ed. 1 Friday, March 2, 1934 Page: 3 of 6
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Friday March 2, 1834,
THE MEXIA WEEKLY HERALD
let JIM BRADY Do Your Cleaning and Pressing
Eqaipiped to Do Any Kind of Work at Any Time. Bring Your Clothes or Phone 78
LA SALLE NEWS
By GLADYS FREEMAN
• Church services wck very well
attended Sunday morning. Rev.
Rasco of Thonton was here to
Hugh Burleson is on the sick
Mrs. P. F. Fettgusop, who. has
been in Harllngen for the past
two weeks, returned home Sun-
day. Her son, Clarence, came\wiili
her for several days stay until
he is able to return to his work.
Misses Vada Burleson and tira-
de Lois Jones spent last week
with Mrs. Kufus McBay of Mexia.
Miss Alice Coe of Lost Prairi-j
spent Saturday night with Mis*
We now have singing here
every Fourth Saturday nights,
here on Third Sunday afternoon
also the Four Square meets
visitors are always welcome.
PILLSBURY VERY GOOI)
Every Sack Guaranteed
10 lb Bag 44c
Coffee 3 lb 51c:
ION A—No. 2 Cans
Corn 3 cans 25c
./ V (
IONA—No. 2l/2 Cans
Half Pint Jar_._8c - Pint Jar 15c
Quart Jar r _25c
By LUOY LEA DAUGHERTY
The B. Y, P, U. Study Course
closed Saturday night, which was
conducted by Rev. Thompson, Mr.
and Mrs. This, and the Rev.
Ai-mes all of Waco. The course
was very interenting and every-
one enjoyed it very much.
There was four separate group j
Mrs. This taught the juniors, Rev.
Armes taught "Stewardship,"'
Rev. Thompson taught "Pilgrims
Progress" and Mr. This taught
what each officers of the B. Y.
P. U. should do.
After the examinations Satur-
day night, a B. Y. P. U. social
was held in the basement of the
church. Each and everyone en-
joyed the social.
Refreshments were served to a-
bout one hundred.
The Pastor, Rev. Thompson,
preached Sunday morning and
evening. Both services were wel!
There is Sunday school aacli
Sunday morning at 10 o'clock.
Come and bring someone with you
The Y. W. A. Girls met at the
church Friday afternoon. There
were 18 members present, five
visitors and one new member. The
visitors were: Mr. and Mrs, This,
Rev. Armes, Rev. Thompson and
Eloise Wells. The new member
was Mary Lou Douglas.
The devotional was read by Be-
Mrs. This gave an interesting
talk. Rev. Thompson also spoke to
the girls a few minutes.
We were very glad to have the
visitors. Visitors are welcome each
Friday afternoon at 3:30.
^ Firm Heads
Mrs. Jim Cooley, J. R. Van-
Winkle and children, Mrs. Charlie
Sunday and son, J. D., spent Sat-
urday night with Mr. and Mrs.
Pete Causey and family of Dallas
They were accompanied home by
Mrs. Causey and ba^-.
Miss Etta Earle Beene spent
Saturday night with Mr. and Mrs.
Luther Little and family of Kick-
Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Lauder-
dale of LaSalle spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Hall and
Francis Kennedy of Mexia
spent Saturday night with Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Speight,
Sanford Aulds, T. J. Daugherty,
M. Aulds, Mrs. Vester New, Lucy
Lea Daugherty, and Etta Earle
Beene enjoyed the singing at Cal-
vary Baptist church Thursday
Mr. and Mrs. Will Cooley and
family spent Saturday with Mr.
and Mrs. J. J. Colson and family
Several from Shiloh attended
the singing at I'rairie Grove Sun-
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Colson and
family of Wortham were Sunday
dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Dick Bradley and familj'.
The Four Square Singing Class
meets at Shiloh Sunday after-
noon at 2 o'clock. Mr. German
Murphy of Wortham has promised
to be with us. Everybody is in-
vited to come and bring someone
Oranges doz 25c
Beets or Carrots
DRESSED—Nice and Fat
SLICED—Dccker's Tail Korr
Bacon 2 lb
"NIGGER DOWN IN MISSISSIPPI"
CALLS ROOSEVELT, SAVES FARM
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Harris, who believes in dealing
with the man at the top (no under-
strappers for hira) knew what to
do to save his farm. .
Slyvester put in a phone call for
President Roosevelt and got re-
sults. ' *
Here's what happened, as Syl-
vester tells it:
"De White House gentleman
what answered de phone up thah
got mad and said 'Quit calling de
president,' but I keeps on and fin-
ally gets him.
"He say 'Who dis ?' and I say
"He say, 'Sylvester who?"
"I says 'Sylvester Harris, a nig-
ger down here in Mississippi. A
man gettin' ready to take my land
and I want to know what to do. De
papers say call you and I does and
here I is.'
"De president say quiet-like,
'Sylvester, Pll investigate and you
will hear from me."
The telephone conversation oc-
curred February 1ft. Since then
George Hamilton, local representa-
tive of the New Orleans Federal
Land Bank, has received a tele-
gram from Washington requesting;
investigation of the mortgage on
Sylvester's farm and an adjust-
ment through extension.
A singing school started here
Monday night with a very good
attendance. It will continue thru
out this week.
Singing Sunday afternoon and
BYPU was postponed on account
of bad weather.
Millard and L. C. Wright, Ira
Lee Mathis and cousin of Mexia
were the dinner guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Amos Mayo and family
Mr. and Mrs. John Wadle Wa-
ited Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Gard-
ner of Shiloh Sunday.
There will be a concert at tho
auditorium Friday night. Every-
one is welcome to come. Admis-
sion will be 10c.
Mr. and Mrs. Johjinie Wadle
Jr. were the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Walker Morgan of Shiloh
Singing Friday night was well
attended. All visitors are urged
to come again.
AND DAN MOODY
TALK IN SENATE
Little Joye Liles entertained
the first and second grades with
u birthday party Friday after-
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Morrow
spent Saturday night and Sun-
day with Mr. and Mrs. H. S.
Mr. and Mrs. Untie Liles at-
tended the birthday dinner of
'/ j Mrs. Thomas Sunday.
Mrs. LUssie Winninghahm has
returned home after spending a
few days with Mrs. Harvey Mc-
Bay of Shiloh.
Mrs. G. G. Winningham, J. 0.
Winningham and Doyle and 01-
lie Prichard spent Sunday after-
noon with Mr. and Mrs. Cle-
burne Prichard of La Salle.
There will oe a party at Mr.
and Mrs. Rufus Liles Friday ni-
Rev. Gatlin will fill his regular
appointment here Saturday night
Sunday, and Sunday night. Every-
one come and bring some one.
GIRLS IN STUDY
The Lit le Rrnxos i-H Club
girls met February 10, with all
members except two present.
..Misn (\>ra Kirkman looked over
the gills' dTcsses. She also show,
ed another finishing stitch, thft
ljoll and whipping stitch.
All of the gills are suppose!
to have their slips cilt out and
n ted up i taily to try on.
AUSTIN, (UP)—Two former
Governors, and perhaps a future
governor of Texas, sat on the
president's rostrum of the Texas
senate last night to watch the
second special session of the 43rd
Legislature ebb away.
Former Governor James E. Fer-
guson congratulated lawmakers
on passing some "veij/ good legis-
lation, submitted by the governor.
Ami by the way, she's a dam
good governor when you come to
think about it. You've done dog-
gone good work, and I'm proud
The last time Ferguson for-
mally appeared before the senate
was to answer impeachment char-
ges in 1917. "Somehow this scene
seems familiar," he said last ni-
ght as he faced the esnate. "Re-
gardless of the conditions of for-
mer appearances, I feel glad to be
As he spoke, former Dan Moody
arch enemy of "Fergusonism" sat
inattentively in the senate. He
was conversing with former State
Senator A. J. Wirtz, Seguin.
Forty minutes before Moody
had been summoned to the ros-
trum by Lieut. Gov. Edgar E.
Witt, now a candidate to succeed
Mrs. Miriam ' A. Ferguson as
Moody pleasantly pointed out
that legislation which once seem-
ed of tremendous importance to
the state's welfare, now seemed
inconsequential. "The world has
a way of getting along regardless
of whether your pet bills pass,"
he told the senate.
"Farmer Jim" Ferguson had
been summoned from the gallery
to sit beside the senate's presi-
dent, on motion by Senator Mar
gie Neal, Carthage, lone woman
member of the senate, Governor
Miriam A. Ferguson also was in-
vited to appear if she was in her
Ferguson explained she was at
IN BUSINESS SESSION
The Woman's Missionary Soci-
ety of the Calvary Baptist church
met at the home of the presidant,
Mr . W. A. Cockrell Monday after-
noon for a regular business meet-
The devotional on "Blessings
That Come by Teaching the Com-
mandents," was given by Mrs.
Cockrell. Interesting reports were
given by the standing comimttees.
The Standard of Excellence was
displayed and marked.
The Society will meet in circles
for their April meeting.
AUSTIN (U.R) — Funeral servic-
es for Mrs. Henry Hutching*, fi9
wife of the adjutant general of
Texa. . were to he held here this af-
ternon at St. David's Episcopal
The yonug people of this place
enjoyed a weiner roast given at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. G.
Sartor last Friday night.
Arvin Christian and Misses Ef-
fie, Gracie and Opal Barger
spent last Sunday with friends
of Tiger Prairie.
Mrs. Edgar Barger and baby'
spent last week end with Mr. and
Mrs, Clifton Christian of Turl-
Messrs. A. G. Sartor Sr. and
Alton Sartor spent last Satur-
day night near Wortham.
Mrs. L. A. Barger is spending'
this week with Mr. and Mrs. Em-
mit Barger of Wortham.
Miss Ruby Beene spent last
week end with relatives at Free-
Little Dale Lope is visiting rel-
atives in Van.
LeRoy Senter and J. W. Lope
recently made a business trip to
SAYS BONDS ARE
By GORDON K. SHEARER
United Press Staff Correspondcnr,
AUSTIN, (U.R). — Rep. Weaver
Moore, Houston, lays failure to
get any bids on the second $2,-
750,000 issue of state relief bonds
to the legislature having been in
session when bids; were to he. fa!;- |
"Of course, no investor was go-
ing to bid on bonds when the. leg- '
islature was called to issue more .
bonds and possibly i«*-re attrac- I
tive ones," he said.
The failure to get bids was the
more noticeable as Fred Florence,
Dallas banker, who assisted
rounding up subscriptions for the
first $2,750,000 issue, told Gov.
Miriam A. Ferguson and the re-
lief commission in mid-January
that he felt confident all of the
first $2,750,000 would be immed-
iately available and that the sec-
ond issue would be taken in thi
usual channel of bond marketing, j
That a sale was apparently so j
nearly assured when the legisla- j
ture convened, and that no bid was
By L1LLIE DOSSEY
These cold northers we are hav-
ing is making farming and gar-
den planting slow.
Little Bcrnice Pritchard, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Cleburne Pritchard
has been ill with pneumonia, but
this writing finds him better, and
hope he will continue to improve.
Mrs. Henry Tompkins, Mrr.
Will Burleson, Mrs. Lucy Purtle,
Mrs. James Purtle, Mrs. Johnnia
Morris, Mrs. Harvey Burleson
and Mrs, Archie McBay spent
Saturday .afternoon with Mrs.
Miss Edith Wilson of Box
Church spent the week-end with
Miss Ruby Mae Ridge.
Miss Macdell Williams of La
Salle spent last week with her
sister, Mrs. Cleburne Pritchard.
Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Pritchard,
Mrs. Gill Winningham and son,
J. C„ of Kickapoo, Mr. and Mrs.
Holton Rudasill of Shiloh, Mr.
and Mrs. Jessie Boyd Ellis of
Kickapoo, also Mr. and Mrs. R. A,
Williams of La Salle spent Sun-
day with Mr. and Mrs. Cleburne
The Firrar volley ball girls and
boys are expected to be here
Thursday afternoon. Everyone
come and enjoy the game.
Miss Viola Dossey is home from
a visit with her aunt and cousins
We are sorry to report that L.
P. Tompkins is ill.
•OLD GOLD— Watches, Rings,
Broken Jewelry, any kind, Gold
Teeth, Bridgework bring good
cash prices now. If it's one piece or
several you have laying in box or
drawer "dig" thorn out, a licensed
buyer is in Mexia giving high cash
prices. Will be at King's Stow
all day this Saturday. Bring in
what you have. Get cash. Ask for
Mr. Ferguson at King's Store
FORT WORTH, (UPj—Coach
Francis A. Schmidt of Texas
Christian university was to confer
with Ohio State University offi-
cials at Columbus, O., tonight re-
lative to the head football coach-
ing position at the Big Ten
FORT WORTH (U.PJ — Funer^
services were being arranged ier*
today for W. M. Singleton, 27, ot
Avondale, rural newspaper carrier,
who was killed last night near Kel-
ler, when his automobile collider
with a truck during a snow storm.'
Singleton's car was hurled into a
ditch and upturned. He was dead
when an ambulance arrived.
received, has caused much com-
Sam Batcman, Celina, former
member of the state legislature,
claims to be the "Daddy" of th«s
Texas Centennial movement.
Bateman recalls that his first
school essay had as its topic pro-
per celebration of tho approach-
ing 100th anniversary of Texas
independence from Mexico.
Official steps were taken by
Former Gov. Pat M. Neff in tho
early 1920's. He named a commit-
tee of 100, headed by Jesse H.
Jones Houston. Even before that
Lowry Martin, Corsicana publish-
er, and advertising man of the
state, had begun agitation for
such a celebration.
Popular sanction was given in
a state constitutional amendment
voted by the people to permit
state participation in such a cele- :
bration, Including financial sup- j
Meeting of Junior Chamber of
Commerce scheduled for Thurs-
day eevning, March 1, has been
postponed until Thursday even-
ing March 8. This due to illness
of President Lock and inability
of many members to be present,
A directors meeting will be held
Monday eevning, March 6, at
7#30. All directors are urged to
be present at that meeting.
STOP THAT ITCHING
If you suffer from a skin >u-
ble, such as Itch, Eczema. Ath-
letes Foot, Ringworm, Tetter or
Pimples, we will sell you a jar
of Black Hawk Ointment on a
guarantee. Price fifty cents. Cox-
Forrcst Drug Co. (adv.-
6 lor 25c
I rices Good for Friday Afternoon,
Saturday and Monday.
Don't forget our 5c
Counter . . . Much
to be saved here!
NO. 2 CANS
T omatoes 3 tor 25c
Beans 4 ibs 25c
Rice 4 ibs 25c
PURE RIBBON CAN
SYKUP Gai 55c
Meal 20 ibs 37c
Crackers 2 lbs 25c
Bright & Early
Corn Flakes 2 for 21c
Bag $1 -49
SMALL AND LEAN
Pork Chops Ib 15c
Oysters pt 23c
Sli. Bacon Ib 15c
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The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 36, No. 9, Ed. 1 Friday, March 2, 1934, newspaper, March 2, 1934; Mexia, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth299343/m1/3/: accessed January 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gibbs Memorial Library.