The Granger News. (Granger, Tex.), Vol. 30, No. 50, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 5, 1925 Page: 1 of 8
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SEE THE NEWS
The Granger News.
NEWSPAPERS AND |
J J. C. COUNCIL j
By R. A. Alford.
Granger, Williamson County, Tex^s, Thursday, November 5, 1925
VOL. XXX—NO. 50
EGGS, BUTTER AND CREAM
Bring us your Eggs, Butter and
Cream. Highest prices paid at
all times. We will pay balance
of week for
36c per dozen Cash
38c per dozen in trade
Mr. Holcomb very thoroughly
and efficiently tests your Cream
and you get every cent your
Butter Fat is worth. We are
paying this week for butter fat
40c per lb.
Having decided to discontinue busi-
ness in Granger, we are asking that
all parties indebted to us, please call
at our office or the office of H. L.
Holley and arrange settlement of
Appreciating the good business
given us in the past and again asking
that you let the above matter have
your earliest attention, we are
Taylor Hardware Co.
GRANGER SINGER APPEARS
BEFORE TAYLOR CLUB
Mrs. C. A. Hughes appeared before
members of the Taylor Wednesday
Music Club on last Wednesday even-
ing from 4 to 6. At this time she de-
lighted all with one of her vocal
selections which proved to be most
enjoyable to every member present.
Mrs. Hughes was accompanied on the
piano by Mrs. D. B. Wood, who Is
rated as one of Granger's musical
TO BUILD $30,000 CHURCH
Georgetown, Nov. 4.—The Baptist
congregation of Georgetown has ar-
ranged to erect a new church build-
ing. C. H. Leinbach of Dallas has
been delegated to prepare plans. The
building will be three stories, with
basement, -.uditoriuin and balcony.
There will be about 20 Sunday School
Class rooms, a kitchen and several
small assembly rooms.
ROGERS VETERAN DIES
Belton, Nov. 4.—John R.~McLaur!n
a resident of Rogers, Bell county, pi-
oneer and Confederate veteran, died
at his home in Rogers, 12 miles south
of Temple, on his 81 birthday. Born
at Wimington, N. C. he came to Texas
with his parents when a small child.
He has resided in Bell County for 6b
years. A widow and five children sur-
Coming—"The Ten Commandments."
WE'RE BUILDING OUR BUSINESS ON
The foundation of our business is SERVICE
to the motoring public.
That is why we sell Firestone Tires—their
constant service under every condition works
hand-in-hand with our business principles.
Firestone Tires are the only tires made of
We inspect and inflate tires, fill radiators,
check wheel alignment and drain crank-cases
all free of charge. Come in today.
Granger Motor Co.
Phone 222 Granger, Texas
RESOLUTIONS PASSED BY BOARD
OF EDUCATION, GRANGER PUB-
J. M. LAMB HOME BURNS
The following resolutions with res- j
pect to athletics and athletes were
passed unanimously with all members ;
of the board voting at the last regu-
lar meeting of the Board of Education
Wednesday, October 14 , 1925.
1—The board of education stand
solidly for clean athletics in Granger
High School; and are opposed to the
paying of athletes, promising to pay,
or in any way inducing prospective
athletes to enroll in our schools. We
have no place for those students
whose chief aim in coming to our
schools is to play on our teams.
2.—We stand for a rigid enforce-
ment of all rules governing athlet:c
contests of any nature, and have n»
sympathy for any student or person
seeking to avoid those rules. We fa-
vor a strict interpretation of all eli-
gibility rules. Students must pass in
the required amount of scholastic
woi-k to play on the teams repre-
senting Granger, and a student fail-
ing in his or her courses must not j
play on our teams. Class work must
come before athletics in every case.
3—Betting or the placing of money
on athletic contests is not only unlaw- J
ful but is decidedly unsportsmanship-:
like and derogatory to all that our j
schools stand for; therefore, it is or-1
dered that there be no betting op [
placing of money upon any athletic j
contest played upon the school prem-
ises or athletic fields of Granger.
Board of Education,
Granger Public Schools.
The home of J. M. Lamb burned
about 12:30 o'clock Friday morning,
the origin of which has not been de-
termined. All the costly furnishings
were a complete loss, nothing being
saved. No one was at home at the
time. Mrs. Lamb was visiting her
daughter in Clarksville and Mr. Lamb
left the day before for South Texas
in his car and had gotten as far as
Taylor when informed of his loss.
The Lamb home was one of the
most expensive homes in Granger,
having been constructed about 15
years ago at considerable cost. It
was a two-story structure, built en-
tirely of lumber and the flames, reach-
ing skyward, could not be checked by
the firemen. It could be seen for
$10,000 or more was carried on the
TAYLOR HARDWARE MOVES
Austin, Nov. 5.—In explanation of
the suspension of the Wharton High
School by the state executive com-
mittee of the Interscholastic League,
Roy Bedichek, chief of the bureau,
gave out the following statement:
"The Wharton High School was sus-
pended from the Interscholastic Lea-
gue in football for the football season
of 1925 on account of the fact that It
continued to use a football player on
the Wharton team after the superin-
tendent of the schools at Wharton
had been advised that he would not
be eligible at Wharton until he had
secured a statement from his former
superintendent or principal, showing
that he was eligible scholastically at
the school from which he transferred
to Wharton. This suspension was
made under Section 11, Article VIII of
the Constitution and Rules of the Lea-
gue, which provides that a school that
continues to use a man who has been
declared ineligible shall be suspended.
The suspension carries with it the
prohibition of other League members
engaging in football with the sus-
pended school, and any school violat-
ing this rule shall be subject to the
same punishment as was assessed
against the school with which it con-
The Taylor Hardware Company,1
perhaps the oldest hardware firm In
Granger, is moving their stock this
week to their branch at Taylor where
they have been in business for years.
Months ago it was learned that it was
the intention of the management to j
leave Granger and a sale was put on j
to dispose of their stock, which was I
successful, although it was impossible |
to sell all. This firm carried a very
large stock and was up-to-date in I
every particular. Granger loses a|
strong firm after many years of
The Sulliyan Furniture Co. owns
the building now occupied by the Tay-
lor Hardware Co. and plans are under
way to move in just as soon as ar-
rangements can be made. Mr. Sulli-
van intends doing considerable re-
modeling on the building ai^ when
completed will have one of the most
up-to-dats furniture stores and fun-
eral parlors in this section.
THURSDAY, FRIDAY and SATURDAY, NOV. 12-13-14
REMEMBER THE DATE
WHAT IS A ONE CENT SALE?
It is a sale where you buy an item at the* regular price—then an-
other item of the same kind for 1 cent. As an illustration: The Stan-
dard price of Jonteel Face Powder is 50c. You buy a box at this price
and by paying 1 cent more, or 51c, you get two boxes.
Every article in this sale is a high-class standard piece of mer-
chandise, just the same as we sell you every day at regular prices.
Over 300 different items sold at nearly half price. This will be
the greatest of all ONE CENT sales. See our circular for a partial list
of the many items we are offering in Toilet articles, Powders, Creams,
Toilet Waters, Perfumes, Tooth Paste, Soaps, Shaving Creams, Pow-
ders, Hair Tonics, Dressings, Statonery, Pound Paper, Box Stationery,
Tablets, Envelops, Box Candies, Chocolate Bars.
REMEDIES—Rexall Rubbing Oil, Liniments, Asperine Tablets,
Pills, Tonics, Ointments, Tablets, and something for every ailment.
Brushes, Cloth Brushes, Leather Brushes, Powder Puffs, Nail
Files and many items too numerous to mention.
TOM JOHNS, S. P. ENGINEER
FOUND DEAD IN BED
The popularity of the Chicken Din-
ners served by the Methodist ladies
have become so great, another of
high order will be spread at the Tab-
ernacle Saturday, 11 a. m. to 2 p. m.,
at 50 cents. If the weather is favor-
able so that the "fat country'' hens
can come in, supper at 25c will be
served. These culinary artists already
have things in line, and a delicious
meal will be prepared, that will tickle
the taste of the epicures.
Our fine boys who have fought so
valiantly in the two recent fires will
be complimented with this delicious
feed. All teachers and Superinten-
dent of schools are cordially invited
and urged to tell their hostesses that
they will eat at the tabernacle and
this will release the ladies of the
home so they can help us serve. The
mayor, city council, all officers, ma-
sons, Odd Fellows, Rebekas, Knights
of Columbus and all lawyers and W.
O. W. come help us pay our Benevo-
lences, for whi£h we lack about $125.
Come early, stay late.
Tom Johns, engineer on the H. &
T. C. division of the Southern Pacific
Railroad was found dead shortly after
7 o'clock this morning when his wife
went to the sleeping porch to awaken
him. Mr. and Mrs. Johns and little
son were sleeping on the porch until
the norther came up, when Mrs.
Johns and the baby went inside of the
Mr. Johns had not been in good
health for some time. He was the
engineer on engine 780, which ran In-
to the rear of freight train four miles
south of Ennis, Oct. 15. Following
an investigation of the wreck he lost
his position, which preyed on his
Mr. Johns was born Oct. 17, 1882,
in Tennessee, making him 43 years
and 11 days old. He had been in the
service of the railroad for 23 yearn.
He was a man of honor, an efficient
engineer and enjoyed the esteem of
his co-workers. His first wife died
here about eleven years ago and her
body was carried to McKinney for
burial. Their son, Garrett Johns, is
an employe of the Federal Reserve
Bank in Dallas. Several years after
the death of his wife he married Miss
Anna Lee Wolfe of Mexia, who with
a little son two years old survive
him. He is also survived by his moth-
er, Mrs. J. B. Johns, two sisters, Mrs.
C. P. Adkerson, Miss Ethel Johns, all
of Granger; one brother, Ramsey
Johns of Dallas and one half brother,
W. L. Ledbetter, of Ennis and II. C.
Johns of San Antonio. His mother
is unable to make the trip to Ennis.
Mrs. Adkerson is enroute here.
Funeral services will be held Thurs-
day afternoon at 3 o'clock at the resi-
dence, 1504 North Preston street. He
was a member of the First Presby-
terian Church, and if it is possible to
get in communication with Dr. H. S.
Springall, he will conduct the service.
Burial will be made in Mertle Ceme-
INJURED IN TRAIN WRECK
Mrs. N. II. Williams, aged mother
of W. K. Williams of Granger, while
occupying a chair car of a Frisco
train near Memphis, Tenn. a few
nights ago, was one among those to
be injured as a result of a wreck
which occurred near a high trestle.
The train was making high speed,
when suddenly the crash came, preci-
pitating the coaches and a Pullman
or two down an embankment. The
engine and tender and the rear Pull-
man did not leave the track. Over
twenty people met instant death and
many received serious and painfdl In-
juries. Mrs. Williams' ankle was
broken and the bones in one hand
crushed. She will recover according
to a telegram received here, but It
will require some time before she will
be able to walk again. She is being
treated at a hospital at Memphis to
which place most of the injured were
taken. Mrs. Wililams was on her way
from her home in Mississippi to Gran-
ger to visit her son.
NEW VICTOR MACHINE
AT KLECKA BROTHERS
THRALL BOY SHOT IN HEAD
TAKE WILKINSON AND
COLLIER TO BELTON
C. W. Selby of Troup, late ot
Finger, has rented the rear of the
Payne drug store building and is In-
stalling a candy fac tory. Mr. Selby
is an experienced candy maker, and
says he can meet competition in price
and quality. Thh ought to be a suc-
cessful enterprise, and should have
the support of local people. These
small industries lead to larger ones,
and everything that brings more moh-
ey and more people here helps those
already located.—Garland News.
Belton, Texas, Nov. 1.—Sheriff
John Bigham of Bell county returned
to Belton Sunday from Denton am*
brought Cal Wilkirson and Slew Col-
lier with hitn. Wilkirson and Col-
lier I've in Denton and they were
brought to Belton to make new bonds
for their appernance in the Distric*
Court here on charges of robbing the
Wilkirson's bonds have been set at
$5,000 on charge of robbery and $2000
on charge of burglary. Collier's bond
was set at $5000. The case? have not
been set for trial.
Thrall, Oct. 31.—Eddie Shiler was
painfully but not seriously injured
Sunday when he was accidentally shot
with, a load of buck shot. Eddie with
his brother, had returned from a hunt
and were removing their hunting
things from the car, when Eddie
stood the gun on the fender when it
He was immediately brought to
Thrall where his wounds were given
the very best medical attention and
to make sure that his skull was not
fractured he was taken over to a
Taylor sanitarium where an " X-ray I
was made which proved that no part
of the skull was fractured. At the |
present writing he is doing nicely and j
will soon be able to be back in
Eddie is the sixteen year old son of j
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shiller, who live
several miles southeast of here.
Electrical and Radio Supplies
EDISON MAZDA LAMPS
POULTRY SHOW IS SUCCESS
Georgetown, Tex., Nov. 2.—A very
successful poultry show closed a" 8
day's exhibition here Saturday eve-
ning. There were about 500 birds,
including all varieties of standard
breeds, the exhibitors being from
' numerous towns in Central Texas in
addition to the large nulber from
| over Williamson County. C. E. Riley
of San Antonio judged the birds, and
premiums were awarded a large num-
ber of winners in the various lines.
Felix O. Milburn was superintendent
of the show, Dudley Bredthauer, sec-
re Ury. The executives committees
included E. H. Eanes, D. K. Wilcox
and Dudley Bredthauer.
SAVE YOUR CAPS
Let us dry clean them
no matter how old
and dirty, we can
clean them and we
guarantee not to
shrink nor fade.
Let us have your
cleaning & pressing.
The better care you
take of your clothes
the longer they will
Hemstitching now 5c
per yard. Pleating all
kinds. Button cover-
ing, hats cleaned and
blocked. Dying any
Ladies & gents alter-
ation our specialty.
At Your Service
i The News for Typewriter Ribbons.
j The new orthophonic talking ma-
chine just produced by the Victor
| Talking Machine Co. of which Klecka
Bros, are local distributors, arrived in
Granger this week and is now being
demonstrated to the delight and
amazement of all who listen. Millions
j of dollars have been invested to de-
velop it and it conies nearer reproduc-
I ing the human voice, the opera or any
j musical artist that has ever been of-
fered to the public. After hearing
; t his machine, if you do not leel that
i you are actually in the presence ot
the musicians, the Victor Co. has In-
deed made a wrong guess as to your
; imagination. Any way, when you are
I in town, hear this latest invention?
I you will be delightfully surprised.
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