The Cass County Sun (Linden, Tex.), Vol. 53, No. 33, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 14, 1928 Page: 1 of 8
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LINDEN, TEXAS, TUESDAY, AUGUST 14. 1928
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The Case county democratic
convention was held here on Au-
gust 4th. The following com-
mittee was appointed on resolu-
tions and select delegates to the
various conventions: EI. F.
O'Neal, 8. E. George, Tom LyB-
ter, Ben Collier, 3. B. Willis and
R. Y. Salmon.
The following delegates were
elected to the state convention
Tuesday September 4tb: I. N.
Marett, Cbas. Hines, G. W.Fant,
B. J. McMillan, T. C. Lyster, W.
P. Harrell, Harold Ingram, BrJi
an Chesser, Wallace McCoy,
Maurice Powell, Walter Boland,
Henry Sheppard, Dozier Long,
Klmer White, H. S. Granberry,
M. B. Swint, A. C. Oliver, Jr., H.
F. O'Neal, R P. Dunklin, A. P.
Fouche, A. V. Simpson, It. L.
McCain, T. M. .Johnson.
Delectates to all judicial con-
ventions Monday Sept. 3rd: Dr.
A. Crossley, Dr. C. E. Davis,.I. C.
Traylor; Looney Keasler, A. M.
Wommack, J. E. Ellington,Drew
■ Porter, Ross Powell, Walter
Adams, Tom McDuffle, J. S. Ba-
ker, R. P. Rutland,-Ren Harper,
W. T. Scott, J. W. Harrell, Ho
ruer Knowles, M. L. Felker.
Congressional delegates for
Monday, Sept. 3rd:. Sam Hen-
derson, Dr. C. E Davis, Harry
Grainger, Roy Kasling. W. J.
Roundtree, .J. W. Russell, Silas
Hill, Tom McDuffle, A. D. Mor-
riss, I). M. Stone, EI. A. O'Neal,
Abb Brabham, W. B. Duncan,
Flotorial delegates Monday.
Sept. 3rd: W. C. Blalock, Bun
Willis, Viek Elenderson, E. C.
Henderson, Et. C. Connor, B. E.
Webster, L. F. Allday, Ross
Powell, Doss Newton, Hardy
Simmons, C. M. Nelson, Mrs. J.
E. Ellington. C. It. Newland, It.
11. Harvey, Mrs. Carrie llender-
eon, Mrs. Hatt.yeNewkirk, Judge
Delegates to Senatorial con-
vention Monday Sept. 3rd: Dr.
O. It. Taylor, Hub Northern, Al-
vis Snipes, Mrs. Mat tie Peebles,
Mrs. Brurtetta Knowles, Dr. O.
L. Smith, Dr. Will Kid well.
The following resolution was
offered by the committee and
unanimously adopted: .■ 4!Be it
resolved by the democratjc coun-
ty convention of Cass county,
Texas, that the delegates to the
State Convention be arifi they
are hereby instructed to vote for
a resolution in the State Conven-
tion indorsing and pledging sup-
port to all the nominees of the
democratic payty, from Presi-
dent to Constable."
The following executive com-
mittee was Belerited: Ollin W.
Lemmon. Chairman; Clem Stone,
Roach; Charlie Harden, Anti;
Lyster, Elermitage; Leslie Mc-
Cord, Cornett; Tom Henderson,
Dalton; Isom Trumble, Doss;
W. E. Hill, Bear Creek; ^George
Burns, Lanier; II. L. Ray, Con-
cord; R. Salmon, Avinger; J.
C. Tray lor, Hughes Springs; J.
W. Green, Cross Roads; 8. J.
Brock, Bryans Mill; R. A.Powell,
vQueen Citp; B. D.,Loner, Bivins;
Marett, Lihden; S. B. Willis,
Douglassville; Bernard Hender-
son, Red Hill; Givens Logwood,
Sir John Mason, privy coun*
O'FarrelJ; Coy Tboma„, 8prinK-1 ""I" V", "
r> e i „ n i_u_ rw_ follows upon bjs death bed:
"1 have seen 5 princes,
dale; R. E. Lee, Cass; John Da-
vis, Viola; Doss Newton, Bloom-,
burg; 8. N. Hill, Huffines; L. E. | bave been Privy counselor to 4.
Linson,-Kildare; George What- I have seen the most remarkable
ley, Lewis; Earl Albright, Mari- things abroad, and been preseut
etta; Austin Brabham, Cusseta. a' most state transactions for 50
KNOW*TEXAS yeur8' After a11 this experience
Roses grown in East Texas are
now shipped to man parts of the; temperance the best physic, and
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a good conscience the best estate.
I have learned this, that seri-
ousness is most commendable,
United States. Smith county is
one of the greatest rose growing
sections in the country
One of the most widely dis-
tributed industries in Texas is
printing. There ace 600 print-
ing establishments iu the state
and theit annual output is vulu
ed at $33,000,000.
Texus produces more than
$60,000,000 worth of cotton seed
oil and cake annually. This is
the second industry in import
ance in the state.
An increase of more than 600
per cent in membership andje-
sources of Texas building and
loan associations has been re
ported in the last five years.
Electric light aud power ser-
vice was available to 2,800,000
resideuts of Texas on Jauurav 1,
1928. This is an increase of 41
per cent iu two years.
Farm products in the South
tor 1927 were valued at $5,672,-
000,000 as against $4,777,000,-
000 for the entire United States
in 1910. This showing could
not have been made without
The output of cotton for the
whole United States in 1900 was
$340,000,000 whereas that for the
alone in 1925 was $940,000,000.
Texas is making the South's
Texas as 634,729 telephones
aud there are more than 3,200,
000 telephone conversations a
day iu this state.
Last year 30,200 domestic cus-
tomers were added to electric
linos in Texas making a total of
A plant is under construction
near Pam'pa for manufacturing
carbon black that will consume
22,000,000 cubic feet of gas
Were I to live again, I would
change the court lor the retire-
ment of the hermit- and the
whole.time I have spent iu the
place for one hour's epinmunion
with God. When I look upon
the tombs of the great, every
emotion of envy dies; when
I read the epitaphs of the beau
tiful every iuordinate desire for-
sakes me, when I meet with the
grief of parents upon the tomb-
stone, my heart melts with com
passion; when I see the tombs
of parents themselves, I reflect
how vain it is to grieve for those
whom we must quickly follow;
when I see beings lying side by
side with those that despised
them—when I behold rival wits
placed side by side, or the holy
men who divided the world with
their tests and disputes—I reflect
with sorrow and astonishment
an the frivolous competitions,
factions and debates of mankind
when I read the several dates of
the tombs of whom some died
yesterday, and some 600 years
a«o, I am reminded ot that day
when all mankind will be con-
temporaries, and make their ap-
A Momory Test.
Longmind—I understand you
are taking a course iu memory
Sbortleigb—Yes, that's right.
"Have you got far enough
along to remember that $10 you
borrowed from me last sum-
mer?"*— From Answers, London.
It Surety Was. #
Hey, you brought me the
wrong pair of boots! shouted the
Major. Can't you see on's black
and tbe other's brown?
I -know, sir, snuffled Private
Ross, but the other pair.'a the
Harper, AUtuiloj 1■ 'X-
Laws Endangers Liberty.
T. R. Preston, President of the
American Bankers' A^aoeintion,
sounds a warning that the en-
tire structure of American dem-
ocracy is tottering toward disas
ter because of a desire of legisla-
tors to pass laws aud create illi-
mitable govarument bureaus.
"In the 140 years since the
American Constitution was writ-
ten, this government has enact-
ed more laws thau all the rest of
the civilized world combined
since the birth of Christ," he
said New ones are proposed at
the rate of 25,000 a year and
about 13 per cent of these get on
the statute books. It would take
a man working eight ours a day
7 years to read all the laws en-
acted last year. Yet ignorance
of tbe law is no excuse.
"Courts are being so congested
with cases that District Attorney
iu New York estimates that if
every defendant should demaud
a jury trial, the calendars there
would be 500 years behind in 4
"Americans will go to war and
giye their life's blood for liberty,
then turn arouud and enact laws
depriving themselves of all
"ALWAYS AT YOUR SERVICE"
We have four 80-saw LUMMUS AUTO-
MATIC GINS of the latest type, BIG
DRUM cleaning feeders, BELT DISTRIB-
UTER system of handling cotton to im-
prove sample and a late improved 6-cylin-
der cotton cleaner' for handling trashy,
Our machinery is run by electric power
and we are always ready to go. No wait-
ing; no delay.
Will keep a stock of cottonseed meal and
hulls for sale or exchange for cottonseed,
and will always pay the highest market
price for seed cotton and cottonseed.
If you have not ginned with us bring us a
trial bale. We are sure we can please you.
The Electric Gin Company
"AT YOUR SERVICE ALWAYS"
V. G. DAVIS, Manager.
We Invite Your Inspection
of Our Retail
See what we offer in all lines of
Then, we know you'll—
"Get it where they've got it.'
Atlanta Lumber Co.
Phone 7 We Deliver
Prisoner—4'Do you think I'll
get Justice with that jury?"
Lawyer—"No, 1 think not. I
see two men in the box who are
oppoaed to hanging "
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Banger, J. E. A. & Erwin, W. L. The Cass County Sun (Linden, Tex.), Vol. 53, No. 33, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 14, 1928, newspaper, August 14, 1928; Linden, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth341480/m1/1/: accessed March 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Atlanta Public Library.