The Granger News. (Granger, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 33, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 15, 1926 Page: 4 of 8
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THE GRANGER NEWS, GRANGER, TEXAS July 15, 1926.
.1 HE GRANGER NEWS
R. A. ALFORD, Editor
AMFJUTAN PRESS ASSOCIATION
There are people who made a hero
of Dan Moody in 1924 for doing nei-
ther more nor less than his simple
doty, who were never for him before,
will probably not support him in the
future, and are against him now be-
cause as attorney general he contin-
ued as district attorney, to fol-
low the path of duty, even though
it led to the exposure of the privi-
leged class—the higher ups.) Our
reason for supporting Dan Moody for
governor is not because we believe
him to be the only smart man in the
race, neither do we think him the
only honest one. For doing his plain
cuty as district attorney and as attor-
ney general, he needs no reward oth-
er than the consciousness of having
been true to his oath of office. But
courage." We predict that if Dan
Moody doesn't get a majority in the
first primary, he will have such a
long lead over his fastest opponent
that it will look extremely discourag-
ing to him or her, as the case may be.
Let's settle the matter by giving Dan
Moody a majority on July 24th.—
JIM SEEKS TO
DEATH OF MRS. M. L. HINKLE
Mrs. G. L. Turner has returned from
Winters where she attended the fun-
eral of her sister, Mrs. M. L. Hinkle,
who died at the santiarium there on
July 7th at 5 a. m. Mrs. Hinkle, at
one time, lived in Granger and will be
remembered by many of our people,
who join in extending sympathy to
the bereaved ones. She was a de-
voted mother and wife and the beau-
tiful life that she lived will be an ex-
ample for others. She is survived by
a husband, four children and a sis-
ter, Mrs. G. L. Turner and mother,
Mrs. J. W. Buckner of Bertram.
OF A BIG MAJORITY
Austin, July 12.—Charging that
evidence has been brught to his atten-
tion that Former Governor Jim Fer-
guson is seeking an excuse to evade
the pledge that Governor Miriam A.
Ferguson would resign if he led her
by one vote in the primary election,
Dan Moody, candidate for governor
issued a statement here Sunday, glu-
ing notice that he will live up to the
agreement and will insist upon a
strict compliance with its terms on
the Ferguson side.
Quote8 Holcomb Letter.
"The first evidence brought to my
attention that Jim Ferguson intends
to attempt an evasion was a letter
writen by Guy Holcomb. the Ferguson
compaign manager, to J. W. Sampson
of Houston, who had written both to
Holcomb and to my headquarters for
an unequivocal answer to the ques-
tion of whether we intended to abide
by the terms of the challenge and its
acceptance. At my direction, Mr.
Steve Pinckney of my headquarters
wrote to Mr. Sampson that my word in
politics as in other matters is my
ROCKING THE BOAT-
DOWN TO DATE
Austin, Texas, July 13.—Governor
Miriam A. Ferguson will poll 453,884 ^nd'/and that I will keep my word to
votes and the "antis" will poll an ! the letter The full text of Mr HoJ.
aggregate of 348,887 in the demo-1comb»s rep]y js jjiven herewith:
he does need and deserve encourage- cratic primaries July 24, former Gov- «Referrjnf, to your letter of June
ment to continue as he has started jernir James E. Ferguson predicted In 12th j am p]ad to onc]ose you 7,ere.
out, and the people need such men as a statement made public tonight. He J speech 0f Governor Fer-
estimated that 802,731 votes would be ( gon at Sulnhur Springs, and the ,
cast two yeas ago in the Ferguson- - - -
In speculating on the vote the for-
mer Governor that the lowest pos-
he in public office—men who will res-
pect their oath of office and do their
whole duty regardless of political ex-
pediency. No one will deny that we
succeeded in electing far too few of
this class. We say we want men in
office who are honest; men who will
see that our laws are enforced with-
out fear or favor. Then why not
support Dan Moody? Has he not
shown himself to be such a man ? Be-
cause we believe him to be competent;
because we believe him to be not only
honest himself but to hape by nei-
ther voice nor vote countenanced dis-
honesty in others; because he is a
clean moral young man, and because
he has shown a disposition to place
the public welfare ahead of his own,
we intend to support Moody to the
welfare ahead of his own, we in-
tend to support Dan Moody to the
limit, unless or until we have positive
information that we have guaged his
character incorrectly, and we have no
fear of that.—Florence Vidette.
DID YOU EVER STOP TO THINK
As proof that theories do not al-
ways work, the death of Dr. Emile
Coue was announced on July 2nd. Dr.
Coue was the famous auto-suggestion
rtheorist who made the words "day by
day in every way, I am getting bet-
ter and better" famous throughout
the world, but he finally succumbed
to the inevitable—death.
The last witness to the fall of the
challenge to Dan Moody is stated In
full in said sneech. Assuring you oi
our appreciation of your interest tn
_ .the campaign and your support, I
sible vote for Governor Ferguson' re8pectfully yourg..
would be 411,844, with Moody rece v- <(j jn recejpt of a letter from
ing 306,887, Davidson 63,000 and 21,- Mr gampson to the effect that Ae
000 for the other three cand.dates. wrote Mr Holcomb and
^ — date of June 26, stating that he con-
L. D. FOX BURIED sidered the above communication a
MONDAY A r W plajn evft8;on and afirajn requesting an
" . , 'unequivocal reply. Mr. Samson writes
L. D. Fox ago 6b years d,ed In a he ^ received
no reply whatever."
local hospital Sunday morning at nine
o'clock. The remains were moved
to the Forwood Funeral Home from
which he was carried to his home In j
Weir where the funeral was held this That work and service aie required
morning at 10 o'clock with interment in building cities, not by a few citl-
in the Weir Cemetery. Mr. Fox waa zens but by all.
born in Parisville, Tenn., in June 1860 That every citizen has a great op-
and moved to Texas in 1875. In 1880 portunity to render great service to j
he returned to his home in Tennessee his community and to do lils share
and was married to Miss Ellen Talley, in improving community conditions
who died in 1906. To this union two and to build a better city.
children were born, Mrs. Lee Tinnell That time that can be profitably
of Taylor and Crockett Fox of Clr- employed by business men in their
cleville. In 1901 he was married to own business and energy that can be
Miss Mary Reese of Taylor and rs used in personal affairs must be giyei.
survived by his wife and seven chiJ-, to those undertakings that are for the
dren, Clarence, Milburn, Molly, Zella, public generally.
Marion, Rowy, and Mary Lena, all I That when movements laudable an<?
living in the vicinity of Weir. His necessary come and are started, they
brother C. C. Fox of Crowell is here ' must be pushed forward to success,
for the funeral. | That too often certain citizens
Rev. T. C. Jester accompanied the find fault with everything started and
remains to Weir during the absence of even find fault with those citizens who
As civilization grows in complexity
its hazards are multiplied correspond-
ingly. Many acts which under more
primative conditions would be quite
harmless, have become dangerous In
Who would have thought that the
whimsical dance which lately has cap-
tivated the popular fancy could, un-
der any circumstances, produce tragic
effects? Yet that has happened as
this dispatch from Sauld Ste. Mam
"An exhibition of the Charleston in
a crowded rowboat on the St. Mary's
River cost the lives of six young per-
sons from the Canadian Soo, late
Sunday afternoon, when their fran
craft upset. Only one person in the
boat was saved."
One of the victims—a 16 year-old
boy—was responsible for the acciden*.
Youthful foolhardiness coupled with a
zeal for showing off a newly acquired
accmplishment—also natural to boy-
hood—impelled his act. He could not
wait until he got ashore to display
his skill, and his cmparjions—also
young—lacked the discretion to res-
Was not that lad's stunt charac-
teristic of an age which recks not
of life and limb to indulge the newest
craze? To that time-honored cau-
tion, so often disregarded, must be ap.
pended this corollary:
"Don't attempt to do the Charles-
ton in a boat."
Subject to the action of the Demo-
cratic Primaries in July.
Miss Clara Mae Reynolds is spend-
ing a few days in Georgetown.
Miss Mildred Gardner of Temple
was a visitor "here Sunday.
For County Judge, Williamson County
JNO. D. HUDSON
E. M. G'UMES, JR.
For County Attorney:
SOLON t REINHARDT
For Flotorial Representative, Dist. 84.
P. B. B RANCH
For Commissioner, Precinct No. 3
E. C. ZANDER
R. A. BIRD.
CLASSIFIED WANT ADS
STRAYED—Brown horse about 16
hands high; left Monday. Finder
please notify Jennings Mea£ Market.
FOR SALE— Peaches, Plums, Dry
Cord Wood and Stove Wood.—R. M.
Morris, Davilla, Texas. 81-82
FOR SALE—Good Milk Cow.
Mrs. P. A. Smith.
For Tax Assessor:
F. C. HUMPHREY
For Congressman, 10th Congressional
JAMES P. BUCHANAN.
ATTENTION POULTRY RAISERS
Z-I-P Parasite Remover used in the
drinking water will rid poultry of
Blue Bugs, Lice, Fleas or any other
insects. Will cure mange on hogs
or dogs. Sold under a money back
ALBIN J. DUSEK
PEACHES, MELONS, PEAS
Henderson County farmers will sell
Elberta peaches, peas, melons, toma-
toes, pepper and beans in lots from
one btishel to a carload, from July
10 to August 1st.
Send a truck to the market square
in Athens and get peaches for $1.5»
Write Athens Cboperativle Asso-
ciation, Athens Texas.
The Addie Posey place which I am
in charge of is posted and all trespas-
ers including hunters and fishermen,
are warned to stay out.
C. C. Puckett.
Colds Cause Orip and Influenza
LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE Tablets remove
the cause. There is only one "Bromo Quinine."
E. W. GROVE'S signature oa box. 30c.
Alamo was killed by a street car In the pastor of the Presbyterian Church, sacrifice their own time and money
San Antonio, July 1st. Mrs. Alvina
Rios out-lived the diseases, the ac-
cidents and the vicissitudes of life
until she was 106 years old and fin-
ally was killed when a street car
struck her and knocked her to the
pavement, fracturing her skull.
An advertisement tells us that
Heinz ketchup gives a new appetite
appeal to every food it touches. That's
of which he had been a devout mem- for the success of the undertaking
BABY BATHING REVUE
That these conditions often hold up
progress and make the work slow and
difficult. It often makes leading citi-
zens hesitate to go ahead.
That all citizens should realize that
in city-building a united etfort must
be put forth and all must work and
Your city boosts you and makes It
At the City Swimminc pool Thurs-
day, July 8th the Baby Bathing |
Beauty Revue was staged befort a Possible for you to make a living,
one of the 57 varieties, you know. ! good crowd. The entrants were not ^ou should (^° as well for it and
And why do you know about, the 57: (many in numbers, but the program : l)OOSt a" while.
How did you learn that? Sure, from ! was well carried out by the few very I ' ^ie roa<^ success for your city
the advertisements. Maybe just as 'attractive "Little Misses." The first should 1)C paved with good deeds.
good ketchup is made here in Texas, prize was awarded to Little Miss Imo- | ^ takes honest co-operation on the
But you never hear about it. Not be- j gene Oliver, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. lPni* citizens ^to jnake a city
ing advertised, it doesn't ketchup
that's all.'—Waco Times-Herald.
' Eugene Oliver of,Hare which was five ' prosperous.-Edson R. Waite, secr„-
dollars and a season ticket, the second Shawnee, Okla., Board of Com-
I prize a season ticket to the swimming |nierce-
No matter how low down in the ' P°o1 was presented to Little Miss
world a man may sink, he can get Shirley Barbra Payne. The Municl-
out on the political stump with a Pal rendered an unusually good
slanderous tongue and tell lies on his program and the bathers as well as
opponent, and some of it will stick, ithe onlookers spent a most delight-
Some good people who know the un-jtul evening in this always cool spov.
savory reputation of the slanderer !
cannot help but allow these things to ■ LEAVES FOR THE >1 \RKETS
influence them more or less, so a '
WHAT BEN F. HARIGEL OF THE
I.A GRANGE JOURNAL
"Do not vote your prejudices, but
go to the poles and vote your judg-
ment as to who would make the best
governor of Tevas. Thfe makes the
good man is often injured in this way. i Mr. H. N. Kirschner, buyer for the issue plain; I shall favor the election
1' lorence Vidette. St. Louis Store at Bartlett, also at of Lynch Davidson for governor, be-
Honey Grove and Clarksville, left cause, above all else, he is a man of
'Some one is wanting to know who ^is week for the eastern markets to ^good business qualifications; if en-
this paper is supporting in the guber- buy ful1 an<1 winter merchandise. lie trusted with the affairs of the State
natorial race. We thought all the. exPect9 t° visit Baltimore, New Yoric, as its governor, I believe that his el-
time that everybody knew how we Boston, Cleveland, Chicago and St pction would mean the replacing of
stood as our position in the matter I IjOU's in search of the latest and best political chicanery und favoritism
has been made known before, but to 'n merchandise and will buy to the with real work for the benefit of all
clear away all doubts, this paper jg am°unt of $75,000 or more. This firm j concerned, for the restoration of our
supporting Dan Moody, whom we all expects a large fall business and will governmental affairs to a plane of
know and who, we believe, the most accordingly. Buying in largu respectability, and the placing of the
desirable for the important office of ; quantities will enable them to make institutions of the St&te, both penal
j and elemosynary in condition that
. would warrant the confidence In our
governor, that meritorious service
ever demands. We need a change, we
need it now worse than at any time
in years, and to get that change, we
gpvernor of this State. By knowing ic,oso Priceg to thpir customers.
him we choose him, and we do not '
think we will go wrong when we cast WITHDRAWALS FROM
a ballot in his behalf. i STATE DEPOSITORIES
I REPORTED HEAVY
HEAR E. W.
^nai CHURCH OF CHRIST
BEGINNING JULY 16
and Closing JULY 25th
Services Morning and Evening—10 a. m.; 8:15 p.m.
You Are Most Heartily Invited!
From the reports of traveling men |
th'-orrbout the Stnte, it looks now! Austin, July 12.—Over $11,000,000 must elect Lynch Davidson. Lynch is
like Dan Sfoody will get a majority has been withdrawn from the State the choice of the people who really
vote in the first primary. Of course, ,depositories during the past 6 weeks want a change, he is the choice of •
th« situation may change, but at this and banks have b<w>n nofifiod that peonle who oppose corporate infTu- ^
time there is no indication of it. Truly heavy additional withdrawals will be ence. If you believe the state neeflB
Lynch has it all figured out just how made during the balance of the mont?i, a strong man now, a real business
he wtll, win and by what majority, iState Treasurer Gregory Hatcher an- man who can and will eliminate the
and Jim has promised to Hve us f'(»- noureed, without accounting for the features which have startled the world,
ur»s to prove that Ma will win, but reasons. :and are willing to think this over,
reports from the different sections I ■— ■ you can well decide for Lynch Davld-
«f 1V coimtrv. rrove that M«% and' J*-. C. L. Kubala and daughter son. Place him in the r'in-off and he
Lyrnh uxe "whittling to keep up their, Miss Louise were in Austin Sunday. will be our next governor."
e. w. McMillan
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
Having known E. W. McMillan for a number of years, and learning of his
promise to visit the Granger Church of Christ for a series of meetings, beginning July 16
I want to advise my many friends in and around Granger to avail themselves of the rare
opportunity of hearing this wonderfui preacher.
McMillan's life is above reproach, everywhere; as a christian, he is true, tried,
faithful and devoted. As a preacher, plain, humble, patient, kind, forceful, eloquent
and scholarly, with a personality that tends to draw all men unto his message.
The church at Granger is fortunate in s^curins this abl* man for this meet-
ing and will certainly have no apology to rtake for his life, ability or work- Allow me to
insist that you hear him.
Both church member* and non church members will appreciate the instructive,
helpful and attractive sermons of this modem exponent of the principles of the Man of
HORACE W. BUSBY
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