The Cass County Sun (Linden, Tex.), Vol. 59, No. 43, Ed. 1 Tuesday, October 23, 1934 Page: 4 of 8
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OASS COUNTY SUN
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EDITORS AND PROPRIETORS.
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Obituary notices.- and cards of thanks
«1U be Inserted at Five cents pei line.
The large crushing mills and a
few so called specialists and ex-
perts in tbe Department of Agri-
culture seem determined to re
quire that all cottonseed be sold
on grades arrived at by a com-
plicated and impractical formula.
Cottonseed grading bas been
tried and bas proven a failure.
An investigation disclosed tbat a
number of samples were taken
from tbe same bale of seed sent
to different chemists and their
analysis varied in value on a ton
of seed from $2 to $14 Further
it cost about $2.50 to grade a
sample of seed. Therefore, the
individual farm seller will not get
tbe benefit of the grading, but
the purchaser of the seed will
guess at the grade and very likely
the guess will not be iu the farm
ers' interest. And when a suffi-
cient quantity of seed has been
gathered by the purchaser, it will
be graded and sold accordingly.
I expect to do what I can to pre
vent any such regulations being
put into eSect, as it is against
tbe farmers' interest.
The National Debt Exaggerated
It is true that the Federal Gov
eminent owes $25,000,000,1)00.
Vary little of this money, howev-
•r, has been spent in a way that
does not provide for its repay-
ment. For instance, billions of
dollars of it has been loaned to
railway, insurance, buildiug and
loan companies, banks and other
lines of business and industry, as
well as to home and farm owners, i
It will be paid back with interest.
Much of this money has been
furnished for public works con
structions Seventy per cent of
it will be paid back with interest.
Very little of tbe money tbat
bas been expended since Mr.
Rooselvt became President will
not be paid back in full with in
terest. It is not generally pub
lished that the Government has
in its general fund today more
thaa two and one half billion
dollars in addition to tbe two
billioo dollars gold stabilization
The Government's Most Uuseful
and Popular Booklet Free
"Infant Care", a yellow paper-
covered booklet, has been tbe
Governments "best seller" since
lQll-'Wban it was written and
compiled by a group of famous
MBaby doctors." It was revised
in 192i> by another group of
eminent baby specialists. Tbe
"sale" of this valuable booklet is
by request only. It has passed
tbe 8,000,000 mart since its first
Millions of children' have been
reared by it—in some instances
as many as five or six children in
one family, In isolated commu-
nities six or eight mothers have
often used tbe same copy for aH
of t|>eir familee, Tbe milliooe
of boys and girle whose whole
Hfe process has been regulated by
rule* of this booket, now
or * f, ••"\*V * ^
youth—in both mental and phy-
sical vigor and beauty aud attest
its worth and use.
"Infant Care" is a step by step
plan of what to do from the time
baby arrives, it starts with the
advice to register tbe birth of the
baby, and goes on through tbe
problem of feeding, clothing.nur
sing, weaning and creating com
rnon baby tils—and iu later life,
bow to prevent more serious ills
This booklet is used all over
the wortd—from tropical India
and Near East Towns of tbe Ori
ent. comes many requests for it.
Wives of diplomats and mission
aries in Africa take it as a neces-
sity. From engineering camps
tiigbup in tbe South American
Ancles, from the scorched interior
of Mexico and from the frozen
wastes of Alaska, comes more
requests for this baby book.
I have secured several Jhunderd
copies of this booklet for free dis
tribution. Upon request address
ed to me at Texarkaua, Texas I
shall be glad to send a copy to
auy one residing in this Congres
sione.1 District who desire one.
T. B. McMichael Killed
T B (Bruce) McMichael, 50,
was struck by an automobile on
the highway in front of the
Methodist church last Tuesday
night hi about 6.30, and only
lived a short wnile. The car
was driven by Bailey Erwiu, of
Bear Creek community, and the
accident was reported <js being
Mr. McMichaei had spent
Dearly all his life in Linden and
had a large number of friends
here. Funeral services werp
conducted at the family
resideoce Wednesday even-
ing by Rev T B Raudolph, pas
tor of the Lindeu Baptist church
with burial followiug in Linden
Surviving is his wife and two
soot-, Earl McMichael, Hot Spr-
ings, Ark ; Madisou McMichael,
Lindeu; one sister, Mrs J. D.
Buckles, Houston, and two ne-
Art id McMichael, Oamden, Ark
Tbe Sun extends sincere sympa
thy to the bereaved.
Council Meet Oct. 27
The U. D. Council will meet in a
regular business meeting at the
grade school Auditorium iu Lin
den, Saturday Oct. 27 at 2 p. m
It is very essential that each club
have at least two representatives
attend as this meeting is the last
meeting for the 1934 Council.
New club officers' will be elected
and installed in November.
Each club send your represen
Chairman—Mrs. I. L. Griffin,
Sec.-Treasurer—Mrs. Cal Nor-
wood, Queen City.
Mr. Edward Watson of the
Caves 8prings community and
Miss Evelyn Glover of the Bear
Creek community were united
i>n marriage, Saturday afternoon
by Rev. G. Ki Williams, using
the ring ceremony. They were
accompanied by M'r. and Mrs.
M D Avers'
The bride woTe a Davy blue
suit, with navy accessories. Tbe
groom wore navy blue also.
After visiting with friends and
relatives several days, tbis fine
yonng oouple will make their
home in tbe Caves Springs
OF GRAND JURY
Linden, Case County, Texas,
Oct. 17,1934 —To tbe Honora-
ble Hicks Harvey, Judge of the
District Court, Cass Co., Texas:
We, tbe Grand furors, empan-
eled by your Honor for the Sep-
teraber term of the District Court
of Cass county, beg to submit
this, our Final Report:
We have been in session ten
days, haVe diligently inquired
into all the violations coming to
our knowledge, have examined a
large nuuitmr of witnesses, many
of whom were in regard to
charges Of Illegal voting, but it is
our opinion tbat there was no
crimiual intent by any voter.
Some irregularities, some mana-
gers in the past election left the
polling pia-ce and went to the
home of some aged voters and
accepted their ballots there. We
deem this gross conduct on the
election mauager and suggest
this not to happen again.
As a result of our efforts we
have returned 52 bills of indict
ment, 50 of which were for felony
violations and 2 for oiisdemean
ore. 11 of these indictments were
in capital cases. To those not
Informed this might reflect on
the citizenship of this county,
but we are happy to say that all
these capital offences were com
mitted by men who live outside
of Cass county. The fact that
all those charged with capital
offenses have been apprehended
is enough Buid to recommend our
Sheriff and his able Deputies to
whom this Grand Jury feels in-
We found all cases in which
examining trials bad been held
in such perfect shape tbat we were
able to pass on them without the
expense of haviug witnesses
brought before us for which we
thank our able County Attorney
Forest Wbitwortb. We also
thank the District Attorney and
County Attorney for their able
assistance rendered intheGraud
Jury room. Also for their power
aud influence in the District Court
room, aud we predict tbat after
this term of Court the way faring
hijackers aud all evil doers will
know that Elmer L. Lincoln,
Forest Wbitworth and E Lois
Johnsou are iu tbe saddle for law
enforcement, aud will steer clear
of Cass county.
We wish to thank the Aroeri
can Legion for the use of the Le
gion Hall for the meetings of the
Grand Jury during tbis term of
Court, and assure them tbat it
was a public service rendered by
them that should be appreciated
by the entire citizenship of tbe
We have examined the County
Farm and find it in normal con-
dition except the roofs on tbe
building are in bad repair and
should have attention at once
before the winter season. Also
we have examined tbe County
Jail have talked with prisoners
who report good treatment at
the bands of the Guards and fiud
the jail as comfortable and suni
taritary as the crowded condition
We thank your Honor for his
able charge delivered to us when j
we were empaneled, also the able
suggestions While we were in see j
siou. VVe also thank our Riding
Bailiffs, Blalock, Almoud and
Anthony for the courteous ser >
vice rendered the Grand J ury and
tbe citizens of Case county.
Now our duties being finished,
we beg to be discharged.
F. W. Albright,
Annual Church Banquet Wif!
be given in the churob buiMBSfllt
I'buTfiday at 7 p ih.
Adjourned Quarterly OtSniVr-
ence of' the Linden Circuit Will
be held at Linden church
Thursday at 8 p m. brother L
H Mathison, P. & , Will be with
us at that tima, Bro. Mathison
has served four vears as our P;
E , so this will be bis last visit
to Linden before conference,and
he will be appointed to a new
field of labor for aoother year at
the annual conference, which
meets Oct 31st
We are hoping Bro. Snellen
will be Bent back to us for an-
Prayer meeting Is called in
this week on attcbttnt of the tent
meeting going tin.
Everybody is invited lo the
banquet Thursday evening aud
remain till afte- the conference.
Regular service next Sunday.
Linden, Texas, Oct. 28 1934 —
The Commissioners' Court id
Special SesSion passed the fol-
RESOLVED, that tlod in Hiri
all wise providence bas called
from thfe walks of tdis)life,E. Loid
Johnson, Sheriff of Cafis County;
and to tbe Act of God we bow id
bumble submission, and recog-
nise the fact tffdfc every act oi
His id for the bftAt.
In tbe passing of Sheriff E. Loid
JohnsoiJ, the State and CcJ&nfcy
has lost tbe services of one of tbe
best peace officers in the State.
The Church, Schdol and Society
a true man and (Hefad.
The wife, a deVotfed. ahd loving
The children, a £fue, losing
father and provide.
Maukiud. ix frMiti who never1,
Therefore, we the Commission-'
erN' Court of C.mMCohnty, assem-
bled. , herf by f xprb&s tfi! Mrs.
JohriKon rtfiil children our heart
felt sympathy uudLgratitude for
the hI)Ih Services performed by
Forest Whitworth will speak on her fmebnnd. our [Sheriff, both in
the missionary spirit of the public and private life.
Church. We further order that & copy
Dr. Taylor, in his inimitable of these retSnlutiOrts b£ spread
way, is toastmaster. A quartet uf)on the Court, Minutes, a copy
Sheriff Johnson Dies
from AppeiriKx Operation
E Lois Johnson, 31, Sheriff of
Cass county died in a hospital
in TexarkanS early Saturday
morning following'an operation
for appendicits Which took place
ou last Tuesday. The Appendix
bud ruptured before the opera-
tion and vrt-y Hit ha hope was
had for his YeCoVery from the
The body toas brought back
to tbe Sheriff's home Saturday
morning Where il lay in state
uotil Sunday afternoon when it
was carried to O'Farrell for bu-
rial. Flinera! services were
conduced by bi9 pastor Rev. T
B Ruudolph and Rev. R. O
Oawker of Corpus Ohristi, his
former pastor. Rev. W. E.
Barnes, of Atlanta al^o had part
in the service. The Masons had
charge of the body and perform
ed theii* burial ceremony at the
One of the largest crowds
I that lever attended a fu-
neral in Cass county was in at-
tendance, the crowd being esti-
mated at from two to throe
thousand people. The floral
offering was immense and beau-
tiful Perhaps no former public
official was held in mrireuniver
a I esteem and respect than WaS
Lois Johnson. He bad almost
completed bis first tertfa as
Sheriff and had heen nominated
for a second term
He is sufvied by his wife, Who
was before her marriage Miss
Estalena CaVer, one daughter,
Esmej one eon, Richard, Linden;
his parents, Mr. and Mrs R E
Johnson, O'Farrell; three broth
ers, O B.Johnson, Linden; R.
E. and Caver Johnson, O'Farrell
and one sister, Mrs. Clura Griffin
The Methodist people meet in
their annual banquet in the baefc
ment of the M.E Church Thurs
day Oct. 2??tli at 7 p. in.
Presiding Elder, L H. Mathi
son will be present and Attorney
and other music has been arrang
ed and a good time socially and
spiritually is anticipated.
Fifty cents a plate is the price,
so makp your reservation by
buying a ticket from Lone Skel
ton, Edward Davis, Miss Lillian
Nelson or Mrs. Nipper.
he given to the prMs aid one to'
Sam L ffeoderson, Co. Judge.
B. M. Wallace Jrftfrft', Co. Clerk.
W. 15. Harris, Commissioner.
J. S. Nelflou, t'ortJ*.
S. B. Willis, Com.
Clark Birmingham, Cbm.
Mr, T. P. Hail bas been for
.v , ; (s V « •> H m r>r>o vV
COME IN EARLY FOR
Of this remarkable opportunityv
A Beautiful $13.09
Aladdin Floor Lamp
TO BE GIVEN AWAY
Saturday, Nov. 24, 1934, 4 pufl.
R< P. Fant Hdwe. Co*
LINDEN, x TEXAS
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Banger, J. E. A. & Erwin, W. L. The Cass County Sun (Linden, Tex.), Vol. 59, No. 43, Ed. 1 Tuesday, October 23, 1934, newspaper, October 23, 1934; Linden, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth341015/m1/4/: accessed January 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Atlanta Public Library.