The Denison Press (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 153, Ed. 1 Monday, January 2, 1939 Page: 3 of 4
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MONDAY, JAN. 2nd, 1039
• years ago
By DULCJi MURRAY
January 2, 1877
Mr. Yocum and Mr. Brown re-
turned from Dallas today with
the young man on whose person
the most of the watches taken
from the Postoffice Book Store
were found. Mr. Yocum sent a
description of the stolen property
to the sheriff of Dallas the day
after the theft. The sheriff gave
the description to his deputy and
a few days after the latter was
out in the country about 11 miles.
He met a young man on the road
who asked him if he did not wish
•to purchase a watch, handing him
a time piece to examine. The
deputy sheriff at once recognized
the property, arrested the man
and on searching his pockets, he
found ten other watches. He says
he came to Denison from the
north the day before the robbery
was committed, that the next day
he was at the depot and saw two
men secrete a paper box under
the platform. As soon as they
went away he examined the box
and found it contained the
watches which were found on his
person. He at once decided to
appropriate the property and re-
turning to the Valley House, got
his baggage, secured the box and
jumping on a freight train left
the city, making his way to Dal-
las. His arrest was purely a for-
tunate circumstance, as the of-
ficers did not have a description
of him. He is now languishing in
the ca'aboose here and unless he
is entirely lacking in ingenuity, lie
may stay there until safer quar-
ters are provided for him at Sher-
man. but culprits of average sense
usually stumble out the first night
where freedom is an object.
January 2, 1889
C. W. McCarthy, a machinist
residing on Hull street died, Mon-
day, Dec. 31st of consumption
• after a protracted illness. He
leaves a wife and a number of
small children. The funeral took
place yesterday with interment in
THE DENISON PREV
The regular New Year's fete of
the Vorwaerts took place at their
ha.l on Burnett avenue Monday
night, Dec. 31st. As usual, only I
members of the society and their'
families were present and the ex-j
ercises partook rather of the na-
ture of a family divertisement
than a formal ball. The Philhar-
monic society's brand was present
and discoursed excellent music
for the dancers, 'till 3 a. m. At
12 o'clock supper was served in
which the culinary superiority of
the German housewife was mani-
fest. Throughout the evening
merriment reigned supreme and
beer and wine flowed like wa-
The ringing of the fire bells
Monday night, Dec. 31, at the
hour of midnight caused a rather
general scattering of people
among house owners who hap-
pened to be present at the Vor-
waerts and Dr. Brownfield balls,
•but on coming up town they
learned that it was only the fire
boys ringing out the old year
and welcoming in the new.
O'Dair and McConnell had Tex-
as watermelons on sale this morn-
ing. They were raised near this
January 2, 1904
The new St. Vincent sanitarium
in Sherman was formally opened
Friday, January 1, with appropri-
ate and impressive ceremonies.
Pontifical mass was celebrated in
the morning by Bishop Dume of
Dallas and then followed by the
dedicatory services. The sisters
of the institution assisted by a
large delegation of ladies, held a
reception from 3 o'clock to 10
o'clock p. m., and the hundreds of
visitors were shown through the
magnificent building. The di-
mentions of the sanitarium are
180x56 feet, not including the
several porches. It is five stories
high, built of buff pressed brick
and stone. The enclosure covers
I about four acres. This imposing
! structure is an institution of
which the sisters are deservedly
proud and Sherman is certainly
to be congratulated in securing
Lewis Dimmock, aged 12 years
kil'ed eighteen rabbits last Sat-
urday. He received 7 '■$ cents
apiece for them.
Mrs. Todd, who resides on West
Morgan street, met with a painful
accident Sunday. Her finger was
cut off by a sausage griner. It
is a singular fact that her little
daughter, Ethel, met wih a sim-
ilar accident several weeks ago.
The largest oil well struck in
Texas is at Boston prairie, and
it has a daily output of 14,200
barrels. Its discovery sent up
price in the immediate vicinty to
$15,000 per acre.
some kind of record on the partnership, lots 1 and 2, block
screen. That record may be that jo, West End addition to Deni-
she is "the busiest actress," for son> except five feet for hi "hway
since 1932 she has clayed in 3 7 Gff north end, $10 and other
pictures j considerations, Dec. 28, 1938.
"Despite my tender youth, I Le0 Walls et ux to Dallas
ordinarily am no cooner finished j Building and Loan association, lot
with one part that I find myself f,t block 4, Staples addition to
[playing another," she says. ■ Sherman, $50 and other consul
HOLLYWOOD (UP)— A youth-
ful inquirer asked May Robson
the other day whether she had
ever played on the stage outside
of New York City.
"Young man," said Miss Rob-
son, "iblindfold yourself. Face a
map of the United States and
stick a pin in it. Wherever you
stick that pin, I've played the
nearest town, can tell you the
name of the hotel where I stay-
Miss Robson is used to an-
swering questions like that, for
her theatrical experience is world-
wide. And in her journeying frcm
town to town she acquired the
ability of focusing attention upon
herself so that today she :'s
'Miss Robson is deceiving in ap-
pearance on. the screen, giving
the impression of being large
and formidable, whereas actually
orations, Dec. 21, 1938.
W. H. Kepler to Alice King
Kepler, lot 8, iblock 5, Van Al-
styne; 204 acres in the Ramon
she is only five feet, two inches Ruibi„ survcy.. .2o acres in the
tall and weigh but 105 pounds.! p Thomas aUrvey; 84 acres in
Her voice is still strong and t[)e j McKinney survey; 22.5
mellow, sound men saying that is acres jn the j p Thmoas and
#.MM r. 4iU .\ k/tni Ml/vlnnn MnAAWfl 1*% ' — _
one of the best voices to record in
Miss Robson says she expects
to keep on acting until she retires
at the age of one hundred years
"to spend my declining years
Hardy Rhomas surveys; 77.5
acres in the Hardy Jones and N.
Maddox survey; 2.5 acres in the
W. S. Thompson survey; 7.45
acres in the Hardy Jones survey;
tions, Dec. 30, 1938.
Roy Jackson Pinkston to Rfh*?J
Wallace Pinkston Sr., one acre in
the James Crawford survey, $125,
Nov. 28, 1938.
N. C. Graves et ux to Aire
Cantwell part of the south half of
a 1G0 acre tract in the J. B. Mc-
Anair survey, $300, Oct. 19, 1938.
Mrs. R. E. Minshew to Mrs.
Eloise Tyler Minshew, 50 by
150 feet off W. Bond's second
addition to Sherman, $1,000, Aug.
A- C. Scanbrouph et ux to John
H. Hill. 60 by 200 feet in block
48, William Crenshaw's addition
to Whitesboro, $300, Nov. 2,
J. S'. Kone, receiver to N. L.
Stephenson, 185 acres in three
tracts in the Eliza Rich and Pat«
and 5 acres in the Ramon Rubio sey Kitchens survey, $7,340, Dec.
survey; $10 and other consideni- 21 1938
Mineral Deed j hook and an uppercut in order
Alexander Clinton to D. B. Sal-> to tighten the tape on his hands,
mon, 6-126ths interest in 12i> The following day Slander's right
acres in two tracts in the R. H.jfort,arm was so stiff that he had
S'owell survey, $80 and other resor(; to a professoinal mas-
considerations, Dec. 28, 1938. ! ;eur t() uke out th(, kinks
Lionel Stander, who once was
a member of the University of)
North Carolina boxing team, will
vouch for the fact that Robert l~ MuclTncrvouaness is caused by an ex
Taylor hit him harder than any-1 tumjal"'KWneyftnaii5°B?add^r duoru'er*
one he ever met as an amateur j wMcb ma^aljjo
boxer. Stander, playing the role Joints. Backache, Circ les Under Kyes,
of Taylor's trainer in "The Exce«a Acidity. Legr. Pains and bizzi-
Crowd Roars" at the Star theatre
Tuesday and Wednesday, holds
up his hands f"r the star to hit | Cr.^.
in a dressing room sequence. Tay- guaranteed. Get Cyntex (siss-tex) to-
lf. ntmehpc thp -flat- nf Starvder's day. It costs only Se a dose at druggists
lor puncnes tne nat oi awuer s the guarantee protects you.
palms with a left hook, a right
ness. Help your kidneys purify your
Mood with Cyatex. Usually the very
first dose starts helping your kidneys
(■lean out excess acids and this soon may
GRAYSON COUNTY COURT
JAKE J. LOV, JUDGE
Leo Ridout has applied for ad-
ministration of the estate of L.
M. Ridout, deceased. j
"THAT LITTLE GAME"
FIFTY-NINTH D1ST. COURT
J. T. SUGGS, JUDGE
New Suits Filed
W. M. Harrell vs. J. P. Davis,
=uit for debt.
Rex Jackson and Audrey Lem-
known in Hollywood as one of cnSi Pottsboro. route 2
the finest scene-stealers. | '
Currently she faces some high-! Automobile Registrations
powered acting competition in o. O. Suddath Jr., Whitesboro,
"Yes, 'My Darling Daughter" Ford sedan.
from Fay Bainter, Roland Young,1 Mrs. Fred Jennings, Denison.
Genevieve Tabin, Ian Hunter and Chevrolet sedan. *
the romantic team of Priscila j a. G- Gilbert. Denison, Ford
Lane and Jeffrey Lynn. But the ; coatfh.
cast already has Conceded Miss, t. E. Sears, Whitewright. Ford
Robson any and all scenes inj coach. ' i
which she appears with them. j 'Madge Sears, Whitewright,
"She could steal a scene against; Ford coupe.
the combined efforts of Wallace Carl H. Jennings. Denison,
four nines is
Socab mitt, Biul,-
bot if yov had a
Hand like mine
You'd han'e A
Better one J
WE got ^
Kilter Flv;sh and
it umns O^ER "FOURS
/illa tlme :
Beery, Basil Rathbone and Mick-
ey Roonev." says Director Wil-
Miss Ro<bson was born in Mel-
bourne, Australia, in 1865. Af-
ter a European education in dra-
G. E. S'windell, Denison, Plym-
GRANDPfl ? j
North Texas Gin company to
foia, stfve made her stage debut in: Honev Grove Cotton Oil company.
1883 with Charles Froman. Af-] lot l'and 2, block 10, West End
ter 52 years of active service :n. addition to Denison, except five
the theatre, in 1932 she made her! for 'highway off north end
screen debut in "The Am?el of! $G.(M)0, Oct. 14, 1937.
Broadway." Honey Grove Cotton Oil com-
Now, she s ays, she's beginning! pany, a corporation, to Honey
all over again in hope of settingi Grove Cotton Oil company, a co-
not wjlth my
<a one* it do nt !
where do You get
ioij-ne nutty as
a peck of pecans !
vm HAT's A
Kilter. Flush ?
A KILTER. f\
spot foil Hl6H,
a deoce Foa
COUJ, A Fis/e
The Middle j
AHD Nc PAIR !
i should have
Told You That
6vjt i oiont
expect any to
CO(AS out xoiimurl
r arelv durztn&
IN 1903 DUf2lN&
^ L-ADlES NI6HT
one CF THE SHE BIRDS
\ vJiTH SUCH A HAND
"1 AND IT PROVOKED
A GuY O/ITH °FouRS'
So much That hf
Y6 A Gh-zoo
By Cy Himgerford
/)L Kt-AN 1
Ai-*- <£ em/
"IT'S A GREAT LIFE IF YOU DON'T WEAK EN'
And The Worst Is Yet To Come
1 CAHT SELL
YOU THAT DRV6
DO V LOOK. UKE
THAT BUT IF 1
v OU t VMOOLD
IF \0(J POMT,
By Jack Rabbit
i i ^ j
| GEE WHAT
TOOTHACHE. I'VE GOT
ITS GOTTA COME OUT SO
I'LL. FASTEN IT TO THl"S DOOR.
AND WHEN SOME ONE COMES,
ITS GOOD BYE TOOTH
- AH! AT LAST '
Bv Charles Mc!V?anu«
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