The Rusk Cherokeean (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 6, Ed. 1 Friday, August 28, 1936 Page: 8 of 8
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THE RUSK CHEROKEEAN, RUSK, CHEROKEE COUNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 1930.
• WANTED—30 cotton pickers. At
See J. B. Malone. It
vw RENT—Two furnished
nents. Modern conveniences
in—F. D. Waldrop.
WANTED—Man with car. Route
experience preferred but not nec-
easary Opening now in Central
Cherokee county, Rusk. Raw-
leigh Department, TXH-654-MH,
Memphis, Tenn. Write or see R. P.
"ughes, Rusk, Texas
VTMENT FOR RENT: Mod-
.onveniences, close in.—Mrs.
. Sherman, Lone Oak Street.
, if #
I have in the vicinity of Rusk
for immediate sale one fine Baby
Grand piano, also one small up-
right piano must sell for Eastern
piano manufacturer to satisfy
their claim. For details write or
wire G. H. Jackson, Credit Man-
ager 1101 Elm St., Dallas, Texas.
FOR SALE—At most unusual bar-
gain, 9-room house on 3-acre
For information see M. B. Ellis,
tract north of town in city limits.
PIANOS: Would be willing to
transfer upright piano, or Grand
Piano to hame of responsible par
ty in this vicinity, who would be
willing to continue weekly pay-
ments of only $2.00. Exceptional
value for immediate buyer.
Phone, write or wire J. H. Greene
Piano Co., Tyler, Texas." 2t7
Laughing Around the World
With IRVIN S. COBB
GRUFF JUDGE ROY BEAN SENTENCES
JOHN PARKS TO WORK AT STOVALL'S
The Instantaneous Diagnosis
By IRVIN S. COBB
T^HE traveling man had occasion to pass through the colored com-
partment of the train on his way to the baggage car, where he
wished to open one of his trunks. He took note of a large coal black
person who slept audibly, with his lolled back against the seat, his
mouth agape and his tongue hanging down on his chest.
When he returned from the baggage car he held in his hand a five
grain quinine capsule, with its top removed. Along the furry surface
of that pendant tongue he gently sifted the crystals of quinine.
Presently a fly lit on the nose of the slumbering one, and he sucke l
his tongue hick inside of his mouth. Instantly he was wide awake. He
spat violently, then arose with a look of deep concern on his face and
headed for the back platform.
At the door, he encountered the traveling man. Mister, he de-
manded anxiously, does you know ef (ley's a doctor on dis yere train .
"Who needs'a doctor?" countered the white man.
"I does, that's who."
"Are you sick?" .... j T i
"I shore is. And whut's more I knows whut ails me, and I knows
I needs to git to a doctor right away. Boss, my gall's busied.
(American News Features. Inc.)
LOCAL PE OPLE
RUSK PH. 100
SATURDAY, AUG. 29
"GREAT AIR MYSTERY"
Cartoon — News
H. D. Crabtree and Mrs. Onnie
DROP your watch and DROP
in to see Wal-DROP.
Mrs. Onnie Stovall was mar-
ried Sunday night to H. D. Crab-
tree of Tyler, at the Methodist
parsonage, with Rev. R. S. Mar-
shall officiating. Mrs. Stovall is
a sister to Mrs. Verne Minter, lo-
cal cafe owner.
George Flenory and Johnnie
Ora Berry and Birdie Lee
A. L. Lewis and Mollie McMil-
Goldie Henderson and Mattie
Bill Swift and Ritilla Loan.
Howard Casey and Viola Ham-
Willie Gunnels and Oletha Ma-
Mary Lucyle Cox of Waco, is
visiting her aunt, Mrs. F. B.
Mesdames J. A. Eidson and
Stella Guinn returned Sunday
night from a trip to Waco, where
they visited friends and relatives.
Mrs. A. T. Alford and little
daughter, Arthur Mae, returned
Tuesday from Jasper where they
have been visiting in the home
of Mrs. Alford's mother, Mrs. T.
J. H. MOSELEY, optometrist,
will be in WELLS on second and
fourth Mondays of August. 3-tf
Miss Louise Pfarr of Troup
visited here Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin D. Guinn
and Mr. and Mrs. Elton L. Miller
were visitors in ' Nacogdoches,
Sunday. They visited Mr. and
Mrs. Ray H. Odom and their
son, Ray Howard, Jr., who was in
the hospital there.
Hon. B. B. Perkins, local at-
torney, and his daughter, Wilma,
left Sunday for Lubbock for a
business visit there. They will
Mrs. Lena West Guinr. ,i Aus-
tin visited in the H. H. i.lanesj
home last week-end.
Mrs. Besie Colley visited with
friends in Center last week.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Fitts return-
ed Monday from San Marcos and
;3an Antonio where they visited
their son, Milburn who is at
Camp Bullis. Camp Bullis is a
preparatory school for the United
States Military academy at West
Harry Olmsted, one of the best
known business men and civic lead-
ers in the Southwest, is the new
Director General of the Texas Cen-
tennial Exposition. He is at ths
helm of the $25,000,000 World's
Fair at Dallas following the death
of William A. Webb, general man
ager, on August 9. Mr. Olmsted
for twenty years has been a direc-
tor of the State Fair of Texas and
for five years its president.
Robert Hatchett, Jr. who is
employed at Marshall, is home
for a few days visit.
Miss Mary Lucile Cox of Waco
is visiting in the home of her
aunt, Mrs. Stella Guinn.
Dr. and Mrs. T. H. Cobble and
daughters, Mary and Angelien,
and D. W. Naremore were visitors
in Dallas Sunday.
JUDGE ROY BEAN
"Law West of the Pecos"
Miss Kahlan Stevens spent
last week in Troup visiting Miss
DROP your watch and DROP
in to see Wal-DROP.
Miss Mary Catherine Graul
is visiting in the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Coupland.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Parks Miller
are spending this week camping
and fishing at the Grapeland
Protect your costume—
and prevent colds—with
one of these gay rain-
coats! Long enough to
afford complete protec-
tion—and smart enough
to wear anywhere!
"THE BIGGEST LITTLE SHOP IN TOWN"
Cecil Chandler of Crockett, vis-
ited his mother, Mrs. R. T. Chan-
dler Sunday night.
Mrs. Ransom Brannen and chil-
dren, Edith Laverne and Cynthia
Rae of Port Arthur, visited Mrs.
R. T. Chandler this week.
Mrs. E. H. Josserand and chil-
dren of Iron Mountain com-
munity, visited her mother, Mrs.
R. T. Chandler, Wednesday even-
Mrs. Hensley and son, Jack, of
Port Arthur, visited in Mrs. R.
T. Chandler home Wednesday.
Mrs. V. T. Echols and daugh-
ter Pauline, returned from Bryan
Wednesday where they have been
visiting for several days. Mrs.
Travis Beard and daughter, Fran-
ces, returned with them and will
visit in the V. T. Echols home
for a wek.
Bill Wallace, Bunky Fitts, and
Ed, Thorton, and Russell Snell-
ing tpent the past week-end in
Mrs. C. A. Shaw and daughter,
Marguerite, and son Chester A.,
were in Dallas the past week-end.
William Mosely and T. L. Bar-
ley were visitors in Dallas Tues-
day and Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Gray of
Palestine visited here Monday.
Miss Helen Roten of Jackson-
ville is spending the week here
with her aunt, Mrs. T. A. Mclver.
Miss Mary Beth Hilton and Miss
Mattie Mas Davis of Ruston, La.,
are visiting Mr. and Mrs. H. C.
Miss Troylyn Jackson of Groes-
beck is visiting Miss Garland
Theodore Taylor of Dallas is
visiting here this week with Ed
Lewis Summers who is home for
a short visit.
Daniel Shook of Dallas is spend-
ing his vacation here with friends
J H. MOSELEY, optometrist,
Rusk, will be in WELLS on sec-
ond and fourth Mondays of Aug-
ust. Eyes examined free. Satis-
faction guaranteed. 3-tf
Misses Angelien Cobble, Gene
Gregg, Mary Cobble and her
guest, D. W. Naremore, were in
Dallas visiting the Centennial
Lee Raney of Alto has just
received an eight-pound carton
of Mrs. Tucker's shortening, and
mention all over the country for
producing the first bale of cotton
in Cherokee county. Mr. Raney
and the producers of the first
bales of cotton in every county
in the State are being given
cartons of shortening by Mrs.
Tucker of Sherman, Texas, to
show her appreciation of the peo-
ple who raise the cotton, which
furnishes the seed for the cotton-
seed oil used in the manufacture
of her product.
Mrs. J. H. Forster and Miss Caro-
lyn Forster went to Dallas to vi-
sit the Centennial Wednesday.
Mrs. Forster will return Friday,
and Miss Forster will go on to
Tiffany, Colorado, where she will
teach again this year.
Mrs. John Box attended the
funeral of her aunt, Mrs. Sally
Hardwick in Henderson, Tues-
A decision that sentenced John
Parks, local cleaning and press-
ing man, to serve an evening
working in F. M. Stovall's place
Saturday was handed down by
Judge Roy Bean, "Law West of
the Pecos," at the weekly noon-
day luncheon of the Kiwanis
club here Friday.
He was charged with misrep-
resentation of a fish story.
Judge Bean, a rustic old chap
who established himself out west
when the Southern Pacific was
crossing the continent in the 60's,
still lives today in the person of j
Ross Hoyt, who lives behind a
mustache similar to the one worn
by the famous old judge.
This Judge Bean presides over
the court at the Texas Centenn-
ial exposition. He is now on a
two-week leave from that high
court while he advertises the
Centennial over the state.
He went from here to Nacog-
Telling peculiar and humorous
incidents concerning his reign on
I the throne at the "Law West of
(the Pecos,"' the judge proved to
j be «a very interesting character,
j He told of having sentenced Gov-
' ernor Allred to death, but says
' he supposes the "gov" used his
pardoning powers because he hai-
n't seen an account of the electro-
cution in the papers.
When Amelia Earhart, the avi-
atrix, came to town, he tried her
on the charge of having broken
world records and of crossing the
Atlantic without a change of
underwear. She plead "not guil-
ty" and her plea was not accepted
as usual in Judge Bean's court.
Telling about the great Texas
Centennial, Mr. Hoyt described
the various exhibits that are free
at the fair, saying that one can
spend two good days looking over
the free exhibitions. He told of
i the swanky eating places and the
' hamburger joints, the reasonably
priced lodging houses, and the
Cavalcade, declared by Robert L.
Ripley to be the finest of its kind
ever produced. His description
of the $25,000,000 world fair was
interesting and accurate.
The judge deputized Mayor E.
R. Gregg and President W. H.
Hanna of the Kiwanis Club, at
the meeting, later making E. S.
Erwin, Jr., and Elton L. Miller
constables in his court, "the Law
West of the Pecos."
Contributions to the Rusk High
school Eagles football team made
it possible this week for Coach
Bill McCluney to purchase new
uniforms for the boys, F. C.
(Ciay) Bingham, a member of
the committee, said.
The following busines men and
citizcns contributed to the pur-
chase of the new grid suits:
E. B. Musick, E. R. Gregg, Rusk
Cherokeean, W. T. Norman, J. C.
Williams, Albert Phifer, A. R.
Odom, Jr., F. C. Bingham, M. B.
Ellis, Barbers in Allen's Barber
Shop, Coy Halbert, F. M. Stovall,
Moseley Drug Store, Mrs. Min-
ter, F. Zachary, S. D. Lattimore,
Herman Odom, J. E. Copeland,
Jewell Dress Shop, W. H. Wallace,
T. M. Sherman, Guy Black, Bry-
an Stovall, C. H. Fitts, Ed Sing-
letary, C. E. Jay, Cherokee Ser-
vice Station, A. R. Odom, Sr.,
Beulah Allen, C. L. Manning, C.
L. Butterfield, A. T. Alford, Joe
B. Copeland, H. Altman, Rusk
Recreation Club, Dr. Thos. H.
Cobble, P. T. Butler, Rusk Bakery,
A. E. Laney, R. C. Tucker, Jr.,
Texas Theatre, C. L. Arnwine,
V. R. Roach, I. R. Aufricht, W.
W. Finley, Frank Devereux, Jr.,
E. G. Porter, Frank Newman,
Melvin Sessions, Henry Guenzel,
E. D. Spinks, A. E. Lowe,^/f\amet
Lloyd, J. W. Chandler, roi"7" A-
L. Hatchett, Sam Manning, Ste-
wart's Shoe Shop, Leo W. Tosh,
The Men's Store, Byrd Chevro-
let Co., Rusk Dry Goods Co.,
Dixie Service Station, Marie Fra-
zer, G. L. Bickerstaff, Kerr &
Hanna, Ben Brown, C. H. Wea-
ver, Deckard's Cafe, Perry Bros.,
Meredith & Parks, Forrest Jones,
and J. A. Smith.
Rusk High School
A. E. Laney
T. W. Snelling
F. C. Bingham
Bill McCluney, Coach
Mr. and Mrs. Frazer Parrott,
of Gallatin, visited in the John
Box home Thursday.
Raymond Brown was in Aus-
BUY IT RUSK!
Mr. and Mrs. Dean Snow at-
tended the funeral of Mrs. Sally
Hardwick in Henderson Tuesday.
Harrott's Dancing Studio an-
nounces the opening of classes in
the Armory, Friday, August 28th.
Hours—from 9 a. m. to 5:30 p. m.
Mrs. Ella Box and daughter,
Robbie, who have been visiting
in the John Box home, returned
Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Durham
and family of San Angelo, visited
in the home of his father, S. C.
Durham, this last week-end.
A darky was applying at an
insurance agency here for a
"How old are you, Auntie?"
she was asked.
"I'se 65," she retorted quick-
"No, no," she came back,
"That's my bust measure."
The policy was granted.
IRVIN S. COBB
MARCH OF TIME
n A PTOON NFWS
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Durham,of
Lufkin spent Sunday in the home
of his father, S. C. Durham.
"A gossip speaks ill of all. and all
speak, id of her."
—End of five-day Atlantic
cyclone. 200 ships disabled.
C. B. Spivey and family, of
Reklaw, spent Sunday in the
home of S. C. Durham here.
1 On« dose of ADLERIKA quickly re-
*vea gas bloating, cleans out DOTH
Dper and lower bowels, allows you to
_Jt and Bleep good. Quick, thorough
•ctlon, yet entirely gentle and safe.
Sold by MOSELEY DRUG STORK
21—Germans shoot down their
first British airplane, 1914.
22—America wins the first in-
ternational yacht race.
V- 23—A heavy .tnowfall hits
western Haw York, 1890.
Generous To A Fault
By Gene Byrnes
1 "Do r^or-^s /yDo dor'
i AiWftys £Wtr V you Atv/Ays
American News Feature, Ine.
CHARLES L. KERR, Radios and Refrigerators
24—Two American, and crow-
Atlantic trip in fourteen-
loot boat. IMS.
IS—United Statu proclaim*
Kanaa, in ttatt of rebel
Chicago', famous KcVick-
« c « «r «r' theatre burn*. 1M0.
Want reliable parties in this
vicinity to take over pay-
ments" ($1.50 per week) on
beautiful brown mahogany
upright piano. Also small
baby grand. These piar.o. are
more than half paid for and
are like new. FOR FUR-
THER INFORMATION AS
TO WHERE PIANOS MAY
BE SEEN, write, phone or
wire before we jend truck
Brook Mays & Co.
Til luala H. FalrU* MM
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Sivrta is NOW
&CE./ SO tW\ P,
UNCLE an *
BIG SISTER SE7.v
When they get to that stage, she's goin'
to bring up the twins on Very-Best But-
ter Bread 'cause she knows it's a good
healthful food and belongs in the diet
of people of all ages.
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Miller, Elton L. The Rusk Cherokeean (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 6, Ed. 1 Friday, August 28, 1936, newspaper, August 28, 1936; Rusk, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth341690/m1/8/: accessed January 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Singletary Memorial Library.