The Rusk Cherokeean (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, April 9, 1937 Page: 6 of 6
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,i«jgK.CTntOKr« c<fe iTy. nxhs. wiipay. apwl . iwt.
Two nice apartments for rent
furnithed with Electric Refriger-
ators, baths and other modern
conveniences. Call at 812 Hen-
derson street or Telephone 28 j.
Two blocks from public square.
Mrs. C. H. Fitts.
Texos Theatre Has
SIGH FOR AN EYE
HQIUCE All classified ads are CASH, unless customer carries a
MBinj account. One cent per word will be charged for all cards
1h nits, resolutions of respect and similar matters of individuals,
^lodgM. societies or other organizations. Also for notices of enter-
tainments, suppers, etc., where an admission fee is charged the
Classified Ads, one time, per word lc
Minimum charge for first issue 25c
Baaders among locals, per line 5c
lers among locals in black face type, per line 10c
For Girl at Mixon
FOR SALE—1st, 2nd, or 3rd year
half and half cotton seed. T. M.
Penn at M. B. Ellis store. 7t39
WANTED SEWING— All kinds
Guaranteed work. — Mrs. J. C.
FOR SALE— Mare and colt. See
W. H. Tucker. Phone 157. 2lpd w
FOR SALE— Registered O. I. C.
gilts. —David Mclver. 2t37
Funeral services for Mary Ellen
Blanton, 11, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Martin Blanton of Port Ar-
thur were held at the Mixon
church Sunday afternoon at 2
o'clock. Rev. Prichard officiated,
and interment was in the Mixon
The child died of a ruptured ap
pendix at the home of her parents
MEN WANTED for Rawleigh
Routes of 800 families. Reliable in Port Arthur Saturday morning
hustler start earning $25 weekly at 5:25 o'clock.
and increase rapidly. Write today. j In addition to her parents and
Rawleigh's, Dept. TXD-654-S. two brothers, she is survived by
Memphis, Tenn. ' a number of relatives, most of
. — —— 11 whom reside in the Mixon com-
A complete Sine ot Stewart munjty—Daily Progress.
Warner refrigerators are in stock
at Charles L. Kerr's radio and
Will buy one to five good setting refrigeration shop in Rusk.
SETTING HENS WANTED-
I Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Chandler
, _ . — — ■ — • - and children, Sarah and Cynthia,
hens C. K. Cunningham at j WANTED—Small cash register. spent Sunday with Cecil Chandler
Ford Station. | F. D. Waldrop. dwtf jn Crockett.
DON'T GAMBLE ON YOUR GRO-
CERIES. GROCERIES ARE SOME-
TIMES ' FICKLE"—When you buy at
some places, you don't know what
you're getting, Buy at Fairway and feel
safe. Our groceries are never "fickle"
because we handle well known brands
that must stand the test.
Dramatic Truth of Narcotic
This unusual fim is without
precendent in its frankness of the
life of a Marihuana smoker with
his wild parties and weird orgies.
"Marihuana", which is now show-
ing at the Texas theatre, reveals
to you the vicious Marihuana
smoking evils thrust upon vic-
tims, irrespective of social pos-
Only recently an intensive
drive against the use of Marihua-
na cigarets has been put into ef-
fect by both Federal and state
governments, and it is believed
by authorities in charge, that
the devastating traffic of this
horrid drug can be controlled.-
This picture, with its intensive
background of fact founded on
laborous research, strikes square-
ly and definitely at thesinister
results that came from the early
use of Marihuana by unsuspect-
ing or thrill-seeking boys and
JUNIOR SEWING CLUB
Junior Sewing club met Thurs-
day afternoon with Mrs. Myles
Humphus as hostess.
Buttermilk and gingerbread
were served to about 15 mem-
The next meeting will be at the
home of Mrs. Elton Miller.
RUSK PHONE 100
SATURDAY April 10
'Land Beyond the Law'
SUNDAY & MONDAY
' ~'\ < WaU
SWING HIGH SWING tnw
Who wouldn't gladly get an eye blackened, on the guarantee that j
luscious Carole Lombard would take care of it? Not Fred Mac- j
Murray, anyhow, as you may observe in this scene from "Swing
High, Swing Low," the couple's latest co-starring film, due Saturday
Midnight, Sunday and Monday at the Texas Theatre.
SALMON CAN 10©
SYHUP GALLON 4^©
BLUING 8 Oz. Bottle S©
Tomatoes 3 c'
BIG "3" OF THEWEEK
YOU SELECT 'EM
(Continued ft urn Page One)
j which might aptly be termed the
! mother of Eastern Texas. In 1846 1
j the population had increased suf- j
(Continued from page 1).
, . , 3 • ii „ f.,ii „<■ ipQo 1 ficiently to warrant the creation!
which occurred m the fall of 1838. W aRd Qn mh
The Killoughs lived about one ; dav April j g4a the Legislature
mile and ei half west oj^ere the he enacted a law pr0vid-
quent outrages committed by the i kee county.
Indians upon the white settlers, \
and had assembled together en-. RURAL AID FUND'
gaged in gathering their crops, I
intending to move from the Na- j
tion as soon as their crops were jous rural aid expenditures,
secured. While thus engaged, in Prison far Misapplication
the day time, about the hour of j «You have on your desks the
noon, they were attacked by a statement of Superintendent I
force of Indians, and 18 of this i woods that the department has j
illfated pioneer family perished ; besn aucjited by the State Audi- i
by the murderous strokes of the i tor Keith saic!i "and you have j
Indian tomahawk. Nathaniel Kil-1 heard the statement that the Aud-
lough was at the time of the at- j'tor says it has not. The integrity
tack some distance watering j of superintendent Woods and the
horses at a spring. Hearing the LegisiatUre demands that an r.u-!
fearful noise of the masacre he dit bc made immediately."
started to the scene of terror, but: Another amendment by Woods ;
before he reached it was met by i provided a penitentiary term for |
his fleeing wife with her infant j perEons convicted of misapplying!
SLiCED or HALVES
PEACHES can f | MICE
Savings . . . Satisfaction are all
yours when you shop at FAIR-
WAY MARKET. High quality
meats at lowest prices plus
genuine satisfaction are all within
easy reach when you shop here.
child in her arms. He seized the
the funds while Paul C. Boethel
child and the three made good j obtained adoption of an amend
Friday and Saturday Apr. 9-10
Chapter 1 of "JUNGLE JIM"
Our Gang Comedy
FREE SHOW SATURDAY
10 A. M.
SAT. 11 P. M. SUN. & MON.
April 10 - 11 - 12
FAIRWAY FOOD MIT.
their escape into the woods, the
Indians having abandoned the
pursuit in order to capture the
horses that Killough had taken to
water. Killough, with his wife
and child fled on foot to Douglas
where there was a block house for
the protection cf the white sett-
lers. This masacre, together with
ment denying any part of the fund;
to school districts which have paid
out of school funds money to per-!
sons or associations for legisla-
tive aid. <■
Passage of the bill answered
demands of several hundred
school teachers and officials who
Monday crowded House galleries
A Poromount Picture with
JEAN DIXON and
Diracfod by Mitchell luit«n
"Mickey's Polo Team"
TUESDAY APRIL 13
'SMARTEST GIRL IN
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY
mnny other deeds of blood shed ancj buttonholed members urging
committed by these Indians,; appropriation. Their presence t
aroused the white settlers to de-[ brought several sharp remarks
termined action, and in 1839 un- | jn debate.
der the gallant leadership of that j jap luc3S( author of the bill,
distinguished statesman and sold- | who sent 182 C0Hect telegrams to
ier, Gen. Thomas J. Rusk of Nac-j County Superintendents and 1,400
ogdoches and jthe famous Indian letters to officials, told the House
he had no apology for his action.
Summoning the teachers here i
was roundly condemned by Harry j
N. Graves, chairman of the Ap-: pers, box suppers, plays picnics,
• — r> ;*♦— ! and other events of interest to
fighter,' Col. Ed. Burleson with
300 regular troops of the Republic
they marched upon the Cherokees
and drove them from this section
of the country. j propriations Committee, who de-
On the 16th day of July, 1839, j fended the subcommittee of which
just beyond the north boundary | E. H. Thornton was chairman, that
line of this county and near the j recommended $560,000.
Neches river, a decisive battle was j "Education suffered more by
fought between the forces under | bringing those people here by
Gen. Rusk and the Indians under j idiotic telegrams than it has in a
Gen. Boles. The Indians were de- j long time," he said. Many were
feated and their Chief Boles was; sorry they came he added.
killed in the battle. The victory
for the whites was a most com- J Tom W. Dunn of Ft. Worth, was ' side,
I?-™* •I _v t-iaVdrjj
Comedy: "The Wacky Family"
Tuesday Only April 13
"The Bui^dog Edition"
"STRANGER THAN FICTION
Wednesday and Thursday
April 14 - 15
Comedy and News with the
j plete one, and terminated the war j a business visitor here Friday.
known as the "Cherokee War", j
| and left this country in the quiet; Mesdames Gerald Chapman and
j and undisturbed possession of the > h. O. Ward left Thursday after-
j white settlers. i noon for a visit with friends in
I At the time of the commence- j pt. Worth.
j ment of this war, the Indians were j ' '
i almost the only occupants of this j Mrs. Hoke Peacock of Jack-
! section. There v/ere but few sonville, Mrs. Bryan Stovall, Mrs.
white people then living within Thelma McDonald, and Miss
! the present boundaries of the Beulah Allen of this city, were
county. Joseph Durst lived near visitors in Ft. Worth.
1 the crossing on the Angelina river i
known as Linwood. Peter Ellis —immTi .. ii"
! Bean lived at the prairie known as-
: Bean's Prairie, about 3 miles East
. of Alto. Martin Lacy lived 2 mil as
west of Alto where there was a
fort known as Fort Lacy. John
and William Box lived at the
mouth of the creek which now
bears their name, son;e 15 miles
. . south of Rusk where there was
. also a fort. Thinias Cook, Jesse
i Gibson and Absolom Gibson lived;
about 3 miles southeast oi Rusk
at and* near the place Known as.
Cook's Fort. James Bradshaw
I lived on the Neches river near
jf the crossing of the San Antonio
- | Road. The Bells, Martins and
Johnsons lived in the neighbor*-
! hood of the present town of Knox-
j ville. The Killoughs lived one
: mole and a half west of the prcs- j
| ent town of Larissa. There were j
jthe earliest white settlers of the
: county as far as we can ascertain, j
| though there doubtless were oth-
| ers pf whom we are not informed.,
After the expjulsion Of the In
the public are invited to send in
their dates. There is no charge
i for carrying these announce-
i April 9—Mike O'byrne ama-
teur contest at high school spon-
j sored by Band Boosters Club.
! April 16—"Sunny of Sunny-
an operetta, by Ward school
April 30—Local Scouts to par-
icipate in scout circus at Tyler.
ALL SIZES AND KINDS OF
BAIT. AT ANY AND ALL |
i ley dtcherd
[ >'0!d Jacksonville Highway" I
OPILY THE BEST...
is GOOD ENOUGH FOR you !
GEWEfSafcli El IT51SC
WILL GUARD the HEALTHFUL purity
OF THE perishable fooods you buy
GROCERY and MARKET,
itfrr rm—r-'S-T-T' rtr- j
COMING SOON • j d}ans thc county settled more rap-
Swinq Hiqh-Swinq Low idly. The territory which now
" 1 constitutes Cherokee county, was
a portion of Nacogdoches county,
FRANCIS-HUGHES AUTO SALES
GENERAL ELECTRIC DEALERS in rusk
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Miller, Elton L. The Rusk Cherokeean (Rusk, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, April 9, 1937, newspaper, April 9, 1937; Rusk, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth341694/m1/6/: accessed April 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Singletary Memorial Library.