The Rusk Cherokeean (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 6, Ed. 1 Friday, August 28, 1936 Page: 5 of 8
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SHOULD NOT CONFUSE TAX SURVEY
WITH OTHER WPA PROJECTS, SAYS
GRADY WILLETTE, CO. SUPERVISOR
Confusion on the part of most
people concerning WPA work in
various fields has led to a rather
interesting discussion by Grady
Willette, county supervisor of Tax
Surveys in Cherokee county.
s'-<■.? ,3 wh° came here
- !•(,'!! ^rom Longview,
"Bji has been in
charge of tax
|Pj| surveys in this
| county for some
i months. The
f project, which
■ j; has a crew of
§$&jS 18, h not to be
" Jot her WPA
projects, he said
Grady Willette in an interview
with a Cherokeean reporter this
week. The Tax Survey Project
is • sponsored by the Tax Board
of the State of Texas and is "only
administered through the WPA,
differing from other work that is
sponsored and administered sole -
ly by WPA.
In the work of the Tax Survey,
records from 192G through 1935
' are examined and compiled into
a complete permanent record, a
copy of which is furnished the
county Assessor-Collector. Deed
records of the property are traced
and owners are contacted. Class-
ification of the properly as to
how much is in cultivation, pas-
ture land, etc., is brought out in
the report. Field notes are used
in drawing up a complete plat of
H. P. Dodges, district supervis-
or of Tax Surveys, in a commu-
nication to Mr. Willette, stated
that it is necessary for the public
to understand that the Tax Sur-
vey work is classified as a "white
collar project" and is not to be
confused with construction pro-
jects whenein manual labor is the
To Direct All Americans in Cotton Bowl Game
TO THE PEOPLE OF
I wish to take this opportunity
to express to the people of Cher-
okee county my sincere apprecia-
tion and gratitude for their sup-
port in the recent primary. The
loyalty, support, -and friendship
of my friends over the county
made victory possible for me.
I entered this campaign with
no ill will toward any person
and I ended the campaign in the
same way. It is my hope and de-
sire to be of service not only to
all of the counties in my district
but to all of my people.
JOHN S. REDDITT
Marble board owners say they
don't mind paying the license if
they aren't raided any more.
They don't like a game where the
customer always loses—when
they are the customers.
When W. B. Thurman was cam-
paigning during the past primary
for constable in the Jacksonville
precinct, he called at the Will A.
Lewis farm. Mr. Thurman, the
political observers in the Jack-
sonville section say, proved to be
a very able campaigner, never
letting down, even long enough
to take a breath after the first
After calling on Mrs. Lewis,
I Mr. Thurman stopped al a negro
I house on the farm. It was so
well kept and spotless that he
thought it a place where white
As no one was at home, he
stuck a card in the door of the
When the darky reached home
he found the card. Not being
able to read what was on the
card, he handed it to his wife.
She tried to interpret what was
on the thing.
"Mr. Lewis, wait a minute," the
Had Mr. Redditt and his friends
purchased enough space in this
newspaper to justify a special sec-
tion, we would not have support-
ed him editorially if we had be-
lieved his cause an unjust and
(Signed) ELTON L. MILLER.
READ CHEROKEEAN AV.*
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DUTCH M£ven> . ;
Two of the greatest grid coach-
es in the history of Southwest
conference football will firect the
All American eleven which meets
the Chicago Bears of the Nat- of Southern Methodist Univers-
ional Professional league in the ity and "Dutch" Meyer of Texas
Cotton Bowl at the 1 exas Can [Christian University have been
tennial Exposition in Dallas tl' I elected by popular vote for the
night of September 7. Matty Bex. job.
darky told his landlord. "I want
to know something. Tell me
what a constable is."
"A constable," Mr. Lewis ex-
plained, "is to the justice court
what the sheriff is to the district
"Lawsy, mercy, I ain't done
nothing" the negro said, franti-
cally. "Somebody came up to my
house and left this."
He then pulled out the card
that Mr. Thurman had left in his
absence. The conslabie-eieet
made a thor'ough campaign, and
for a few minutes had this negro
scared out of his wits.
Youth Caughi In
A 19-year-old youth, who gave
his name as Martin, was frustrat-
! ed Wednesday night in an at-
1 tempt to enter the ice cream
(stand belonging to Marie Frazer,
located 011 the west side of the
Night watchman L. C. Goff
caught the youth as he tried to
force his way into the stand. The
boy said his home was ill Beau-
as low as
Over 22 Million
Sold — that's how
good it is!
Let us show you why it's
a better tire than most
dealers offer at their
Other sizes in proportion!
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80,COO Assemble to Hear Candidate Voici
Plans and Criticize New Deal
PRAIRIE STATE GOVERNOR SPEAKS
' Excerpts follow from the acceptance speech of Gov.
Alf M. Landon, delivered at Topeka, Kas., July 23, 193S:
"The (1936) rccord shows the primary need is still for jobs for
"Those who need relief will get it."
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"Mounting debts and taxes constitute a threat to all (our) aims."
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"No sound national policy will neglect the farmer . . . the admin-
istration has taken the American farmer out of foreign markets and
put the foreign farmer into the American market."
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"The right of labor to organize means to me the right of employ-
ees to join any type of union they prefer . . . plant, craft or indus-
try . . . free from interference from any source."
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"Shall we continue to delegate more and more power to the
Chief Executive, or do we desire to preserve the American form of
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NONE CAN BUY
WALKER'S CHAPEL, Aug. 24.
—Mrs. Viola Garner and daugh-
ter spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Ross Bowling.
Miss Bennie Ruth Hogan spent
the week with Dorothy Jo Bowl-
The visitors in the Tom Par-
son home Sunday wcrv Mr. and
Mrs. R. L. Parson and family and
Mr. and Mrs. Everett and daugh-
Mr. and Mrs. Coy Dixon and
son of Jacksonville spent Sunday
with Mrs. Dixon's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Neal Richey.
Mrs. Coy Booker and baby
spent last week-end with Mr. and
Mrs. Everett Wallace.
Mr. and Mrs. Edd Irwin and
daughter spent Saturday with Mr.
and Mrs. Tom Parson.
Theo Parson is on the sick list
Miss Maxine Wallace spent last
Saturday with Dorothy Jo Bowl-
Alvis Parson spent the week
with Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Parson
of Iron Hill.
Several farmers of this com-
munity are picking cotton.
Rev. John Solomon, Pastor
An allegation has been made
to the effect that John S. Redditt,
successful in the campaign for
State Senator in the 3rd district,
bought the editorial comment
that appeared in this newspaper,
Tiie Rusk Cherokeean, during the
I wish to deny any allegation
to this matter and state that The
Cherokeean is an independent
newspaper and Mr. Redditt, any
of the utilities, or any other per-
sons or businesses or corporations
cannot purchase the editorial col-
umns of our paper. They are
separated from the advertising
columns, and we snail in the fu-
ture, as in the past, express our
views on issues and men when we
deem the matter of enough im-
portance to the welfare of the
people of Cherokee county and
Beginning next Sunday night
we are changing the hour of the
evening service from eight o'clock
to 7:30. Please note the change
in the hour. The other services
of the day will be at the usual
Vacation days will soon be over,
and we need to get ourselves
ready for the fall work ahead of
us. Let us begin now to make
the first Sunday in October a
Rally Day throughout the church.
R. S. Marshall, Pastor
9:45 a. m. —Sunday School. A.
S. Moore, Supt.
10:50 a. m. Sermon: WHY I
BELIEVE IN GOD.
7:45 p. in. Sermon—"Choose ye
6:45 p. m. —Epworth League.
7:45 p. m. Wednesday— Choir
3:00 p. m. Monday— Women's
D Freight trains nov Vys
J] act like express sp :lais.
New freight schedu! r rs
if everythinghastobec v.: 7 ■
ered day before yesterday
Many of our passenger trains
are running faster schedule ;,
too. Well, one thing is sur:. V/e
make faster runs, but th first
railroad commandment is still
"Safety First." That's one rule
they v/on't change.
Western railroads and r:l
lied industries prov aed
jobs for 750,000 workers
last year, Some of them
live in our town. Good
Passenger fares are now the
lowest in history with subst an-
tial reductions on round trips.
And no more surcharge for rid-
ing in sleeping cars.
This new Free pick-up-and-de-
livery of less than carload
freight—I heard some travel-
ing salesmen talking about it
on the train yesterday. They
said it saves shippers a lot of
money and centers all respon-
sibility on the railroad. The
railroad picks up the freight at
shipper's door and delivers to
receiver's door. Of course, local
delivery men get the haul from
door-to-car and car-to-docr at
both ends. The railroad hsuidles
the whole transaction.
When railroads are b'jsy.
I notice towns along tiie
railroad are prosperous
The merchants put v.. -•£
ads in the newspapers.
ments, appreciate the public':;
good will and increased patron •
age, and pledge continued prog-
and THE PULLMAN COMi ji
WHEN YOU COMPARE "TRADE-IN" ALLOWANCES
TUDOR SEDAN WITH TRUNK
WORLD'S FAIR OFFICE FRONT.—One of tne picrcrc spots of the
$25,000,1!! >0 Texas Centennial Exposition which opened in Delias Jun«
6, is the changing-color fountain and pool before the Administration
Building, which reflects the beautiful mural over the lobby doar.
DELIVERED IN RUSK
The delivered price of this or any
other new Ford V-8 includes all the
following at no extra cost:
• V-8 Engine, 85 horsepower
• Welded Steel Body
• Safety Glass throughout
• Shockless steering
• Silent helical gears in all speeds
• 17 Plate Battery, 96 ampere
• 112-Inch wheelbase
• Choice of 3 colors
(6 on de luxe cars)
WHEN you get a "trade-in" offer for
your present car, ask for the full deliv-
ered price of the new car you are considering.
Subtract the trade-in allowance from this.
The resulting difference, including financ-
ing charges, is the sum you will actually
pay for your new car. And most of the
time, regardless of comparative allowances
—you will find that it costs you less to own
the Ford V-8.
This is because cars with FOB prices that
are very much the same frequently have
widely different delivered prices—and the
difference between FOB and delivered prices
of a Ford is almost always smallest.
Remember, too, that every Ford V-8 gives
Jou every one of the features listed at the
eft—without a cent of extra cost.
YOUR FORD DEALER
\" rsr-73 r~?rfV'7TS6
$25 A MONTH after usual down-pay-
rnent, buys any new Ford V-8 under UCC
finance plans of *£% a month on original
unpaid balance plus insurance.
Visit the FORD EXHIBIT at the TEXAS CENTENNIAL at Dallas, June 6-NovemiK. -■> \
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