Sweetwater Daily Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 44, Ed. 1 Monday, March 24, 1930 Page: 3 of 6
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THE SWEETWATER REPORTER, SUTETWATER. TEXAS
MONDAY EVENING, MARCH 24, 1930.
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New British Envoy Arrives
MRS. JOHN PERRY, Society Editor—Phone 508
Presentation of Violin Octet
Is Well Received at Church i1
| McLain and Neinast \rc to
~ Attend Mid-Texas Educu-
_i tional Assn. Meeting
They “Say It With Flowers”
By MRS. JOHN PERRY
0 Society Editor
The auditorium of the First Pres-
byterian church was filled to over-
flowing by an appreciative audienci
on Sunday evening when the mem-
bers of the Presbyterian choir pre-
sented Wllda Dragoo Caton and he;
violin octet in concert.
In her group of solo numbers
Mrs. Caton was superb. Her tech-
nique, expression and tone quality
and tlie masterful interpre .ifion of
“The liluc Lagoon” by Winterltz,
“The Dew Is Sparkling” by Rubei-
stein-Elmnti, and “La AprlsBo’’ by
Kies, thrilled the entire audience.
The perfect rhythm of the violin
octet proved her ability as a dir-
ector in ensemble work. One mem-
ber of the ocelot is Mist Katherine
('alter, daughter of Mr. and Mis.
Otto Carter, of Sweetwater. The
other young women were from Han-
ger, Eastland and DeLeon. Each |
one showed excellent training and
Mrs. Wanda Dragoo Beall was a
splendid nnd responsive ace \ipan-
1st tor Mrs. Caton’s solo numbers.
Miss Crace Ferguson rendered a
beautiful vocal solo, “0 Divine ile-
deemor,” by Gounod, with Miss Eii-
zabeth Long as organ accompanist.
At the (onduslon of the concert,
Mrs. Gerald Fitzgerald, president
01 tlie choir, Invited a number of
friends of Mrs. ('aton's and Mrs.
Beall's to remain for a delightful
social hour in the church parlors in | '
the basement of the church. '
Tlie following young ladies com- i
Little Bridge Club with Mrs. i
Kay Thompson at 3 ochai,.
Wednesday Bridge Club with,
Mrs. W. A. Corbett, at 5:15 o’clock, i
Triple Four Bridge Club with |
Mrs. Donald Juhnson at 3 o'clock. ,
Thursday Luncheon f iuli with 1
M"«. Tom L. Hughes at one o’clock. I
l’risiilia Club with Mrs.'A. S.
Mauzey at 3:30 o’clock.
Elizabeth long Chora! Club in
recital at high school chapel hour,
lo: 30. ,
Bridgettc Club with Janice Du- j
laney at 7:45 o’clock.
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Plant Exchange Mo!
Open This Work
On account of the cool weather I
whirli ha.; retarded the growth of [
small plants, the committee in
charge of the p'ant c xcltang" at
tlie public library, being sponsored ,
by t De City Federation of Women's 1
j Clubs, annomn i ; that th<• plant 1 x I
ihatigc will not In* held this ..u’k I
o:i Wednesday and Thursday.
The exchange vv ill he resumed 1
again next week and all who inure I
small plants to exchange are asked i
to bring them between 10 a. m. and
3 p. m. on Wedm: lay and Thors J
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It. II McLain, superintendent of
I the Sweetwater schools, E. P
i Neinast, principal of senior liigh
! itchool. and a number of other mem
j hers of the faculty of the Sweet-1
i water schools are pianniiic to go
! to Brady on April 11 and 13 for the I
1 two-day meeting of the twenty-)
1 third annual s< union of the Mid-1
Texas Education Association.
It was not learned Monday how
many of tlie Sweetwater teachers
would go to the session but it is
expected that five or six from this
| city will attend.
Felix E. Smith, superintendent,
, San Angelo, president of the or-
| ganizatipn, is to preside.
Counties included in the Mid-
We,st district are Brown, t nllahan.
.Coke, Coleman, Cornamh . Concho,
j Eastland, Erat.h, Hamilton, Lam-
! rasas, Mcf’iillough, Menard, Mas-
j on. Mills, Nolan, ituiineln, Hail
j Saha, Sterling, Taylor, and Tom
it Is expected tlint tlie session
will attract more; than 4GO visiting
Visited Relatives Here
Vi s Josephine Cole-man, a stu
■'put at Abilene Christian College,
Abilen•> ,hr.s returned to Abilene
> after upending the wa d: ■ nd in
j stars, are co-starred in “Cameo
Kirby,” which was directed by lr-
i ving Comings. "Cameo Kirby’’ is a
j musical romance of the New Or-
lr ans Mardi Gras and the udven-
I tores Cl a gay rover gambler.
Class Rules in
MOSCOW. March 34 0J.fi) —Mil-
iior of hitherto cruelly suppressed
cl::.: enemies” of the Soviets re-
joiced today at the removal of
restrictions whicli for yearB have
set them apart, despised, ostracis-
ed, and deprived of human rights.
Death Attributed to “Jake”
SEMINOLE, Okla.. March 24.<U.P)
- Tile death of John It. Shafer,
(0 year old oil field worker, was
attributed today to poiron Jamaica
Ginger which caused paralysis.
“Heady to go to work.” Sir Ronald Lindsay, new British ambassador
to the United States, is pictured abi ve. with Lady Lindsay, as he ar-
rive! In New York en route to Washington to take up las diplomatic
dutie s. He lias declined to commit himself as to whether he will follow
the policies of his predecessor, Kir Esmo Howard, in banning liquor
from the British embassy.
cutwater with relative.
Visits in Lamcsa
; Optimist: A Communist who par-
! ticiputes in a demonstration in j
•V York without wearing a steel
posed the violin octet: Gussie
Insall, Evelyn Long, Louise Weav-
er, Katherine Carter, Ora Faye
Lindsley, Dorothy Outlaw, and
At High School
Mrs. Wilda Drago Caton nnd iter
violin octet gave a program at the
senior high school Monday morn-
ing at. 10:30 o'clock.
The Monday morning program
was unusually inter; sting and very
pleasing. There were a number of
music lovers from over tlie city
present for the morning program.
Organization IV. T. U.
To Ur Completed
Tlie Woman’s Christian Temper-
ance Union society will meet Tues-
day afternoon at 3:30 at the First
This is a newly-organized group
of women and the organization will
\ he completed at this meeting. Mon
^Xaembers are needed and women
fOUVim each of the churches are tug
by the president, Mrs. P. T.
porter ,, to attend the meeting Tties-
paying'tvrnoon. Short addresses will
’. by Mrs. It. Ledford,
-J Mrs. David VTeTter.-. and of he a.
Mrs. E. T. Clay is visiting iiei sis-
ter in Lamesa.
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Mrs. M. N. Rogers and daughter,
Kditli, are visiting in i«>rt VVortli.
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Cattle Are Shipped
J. O. Aiken, Sweetwater livestock
man, shipped a car of cattle to
Fort Worth during the week for
sale at that place. The cattle hud
been purchased in the Sweetwater
territory and concentrated here-for
shipment to tlie Fort Worth mar-
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Luker Daughter Born
Mr. and Mrs. ft. It. Luker are
the parents of a little daughter
born Sunday morning.
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Returned from Odessa
Mr. and Mrs. (’has. Starr re«
turned Sunday from Odessa when.
Mr. Slarr hud been to look over
.'•■“v, ral head of livstock.
4-^. Y , f
}y t ‘b.
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Thi >cg Walks '
i-ike a Man
Among tho atlnudion.s hotli hi
nadomtl I'lowcr Show lieid at <1
wcto theso. Above*, Lily Damita, i
( ring orchid. lit low, Alins i’rkl. j
I! oi,ver rose - .
iciii i ura I
lOvio I 11’,
nd t’< in nine at tl • Inter-
I Paiaco. N ;\v York City,
I. shown ( xliihiting a fiow-
dispoiying a bouiiuet of
6 New Vita". Stas stic Registrars
To Be Appointed in Nolan Co §
Appciatmeut of six new v:
tistferi rogis-rars for Nolan
and reappoimmenl of i.ri cinor-?
aro to be announced with)a the
next 13 days, I)r W A. Davis, srah*
veginrur revealed thi.; w •! wiiiio
Each justice of the pea*prr
cinrt and the city of Swi ctwate;-
will be given a registrar. Mr. Da
via indicated. Only two ol th
proven? registram ai a- ■ i. cm.
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U. 'Jlulhi iu
Fire Does Heavy Damage
NEW YORK, March 21. (U.R) —
lire which started Saturday night
along tlie Hoboken waterfront and
spread rapidly was extinguished i : ' registrars a;
ins-r ufglit after causing npproxi- 'imy will tc ::r n- iptsd.i o
mutely $3,500,000 damage and in- | I0‘. M. II. Jensen, director of tlie
Visits Parents Here to two firemen one ; ■ '• ■ 1 n
Miss Ina Lee Ely, who teach ........ (:i“-
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ST. LOT IS, March 24.(U.R)—W. II., rojjorts made by ?h.' b v a pi •
Y'oting and Brothers, Inc., security ;-•inct registrars. Af.ci or;; Go.
brokers with hraucli offices in so these h wii iforv.v.rd it;, iu to Dr
cities was ordered placed iu the During th - pa t . ..••• ii . ,
ing a class in expression in East-
land this winter, spent the week
end with tier parents, Mr. and
Mrs. G. W Ely, 1003 ()ak otrei t.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Gober and
tie daughter, Betty Joe, are the
[Sts of Mr. and -Mrs. Robert Cal-
Mrs. Gober is Mrs. Calvert’s
a ml made her home in Sweet-
her marriage several
liands of a receiver
Judge Mulloy today.
OKLAHOM \ CITY, ok . -
24.(U.R)—An effort to locate M. Y.
Hardin, charged with kidnaping hi >
son, L. E. Lange, 4 years old. at
Austin, Texas, had not been sue
cessful, Sheriff Rogers said today.
by Circuit j ,t,.s „f ,1,,, county have In-
j in Incomplete form. Dr. Da
result of two gm
lice, four youths w
and one, wounded,
from a hospital.
ere dead 1 ■
• laming (\ 1 Em lopi s Ft.
Worth Woman, In
t d’iliea! (!on<Ii(ion
FORT WORTH, March 2 UU.R'—
iTaniiny oil from an exploding stove
I v; ’iod Mi -:. Hub Diyac from head 1
io foot today at a camp on Luke
Worth. She* Is in a critical condi-
Diyas is nn automobile dealer and
with Ids 'iamb and rolled his \\ii“
iu bed clothiny, a!.-o was burned
and is in a hospital.
Dii;s is an autoinoblle dealer and
la*' ycr head.' d tlie Fort Worth
a< rocade into Mexico, south and'
'i lie only dog in the world that al-
v\a>s tvnlks t ri ct, i< i 3 believt d,
is Shep, owned by John liattlgan
of near Council Bliilfs, In. Caught
in a wolf trap. Shop released him-
self by chewing off both his fore-
legs. Since then he has taught
himself to v.aik upright and get-
along qnii■ a .11. Humane offici
want to kill the dog, but Kattlgan
C. T. Reid of Sweetwater
Is Re-elected Prc.*..;
AI>iIt nc (!:•(•. Mca!
Abil. i; • was selected as the n; x1
meeting place for tlie Abilene dis-
trict ot tlie Christian Ernie: .or un-
ion late Saturday iiig.li:. u> the do<-
of the session in Sweetwater.
Mere lhan 1R0 visitor', from Ran-
ger. Stamford, Abilone. Snyder1
and oilier towns in the district at-,
tend'd tliis session, c I Reid of
Swcetwate; was n- “iecu-d pv- 1 “
The convention closed its three-
a-iy session here Sunday afternoon
at 4 o’clock with an address by the
Rev. Gary Smith, pastor of Hie
First Presbyterian church. This!
church and the First Christian
church of Sweetwater were Joint
to the convention
sinus w ere held at the First Chris- !
Tlie Ranger delegation received
the award for coming the gr.eai dis-
tance to tlie convention while the
Abilene delegation was award' d
the prize for having the largest
Next year's convention is to be
held some time in the spring.
ROMANTIC PERIOD OF SOUTH
Travel advancement since the
day.; of lkau, the time setting for
"Cameo Kirby," Fox Movietone ro-
mantic musical drama, is graphi-
: ally illustrated by an advertise
1 meat appearing In the Daily Pica-
vimc of N :v Orleans of that p'-rtod.
) The paper was accurately repro-
, ., .1 tor a short w■ ne In the pfc-
1 . Which will he seen and heard
the Palace theatre,
g to the Picayune adver
printed by the Great
ait), it was possible, by
e, to make the trip from
1., to New York In eight
going North < an now
travel from Mobile, via Montgome-
ry and Columbus to Augusta, Ga.,
in Sti hours." tile advertisement
1 ads "From Argurta to New
York in four days.
"This splendid line of mail coa-
ches is now in full operation, leav-
in': Mobile every day at 1 o’clock
am! running through to Montgom-
ery n 30 hours; thence to Colum-
bus, Ga.. by coaches and railroads
in SO hours.
“Passengers leaving Mobile in
this line may calculate with the ut-
most certainty on arriving at New
York with tlie mail in less than
eight days; and may, if they prefer.
I-.st a night, at Montgomery, as
there is a morning and an evening
line leaving that place daily."
j. Howard Murray and Norma
Terris noted Broadway'1 musical
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Arkansas Lady Tells How This
Medicine Helped Her on
Huntsville, Art—"When I ™
fifteen years old, I suffered from
bwkacl.e and headache, and mot*
of tlifi '..me I was in bed." writes
Mr:; R. D. Axtell, of thi: place.
Mrs. Axtell say3 she was advised
to take CarduL “My mother had
used it and found it helpful,” “he
adds, “so I took It with good re-
sults. I never was bothered any
more with aches and pains.
“I am now forty-five years Old;
r.nH ain the mother of eight chil-
dren X have taken Cardui sine®
I was married and have gotten
good benefit from it.
“About two years ago, I felt run-
down and weak. My health was
not what it should have been, so
I wok three bottles of Cardui, and
it helped me a lot. I was able to
do ah my work and raise a garden."
If you are run-down, nervous, at
suffer every month, take Cardui,
a purely vegetable, reconstructive
medicine, used by women for over
Thousands of women praise Car -
dui for the benefits they have fi
after taking it. -,-,oe
Thedford’s Biack-Dt aught should
l also be used in connection
I with Cardui, as a laxative. 25*.
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Jf s\vKETWATER, TEXAS
" At 75, Mellon Shows No Sign ol Slowing
The following local stockholders:
Still Busiest Man in Cabinet-Enjovs Work mu
■•av at Offiee-One \ iee Is Smok-
ing ’I iny Cij^ars-Eats i!ea\ v Bi >.
am* Li Mu Dinner
By RODNEY DUTCHER
NEA Service VJritCr
^WASHINGTON, .March 24.—An-
,jrU!w W. Mellon, 75 on March 25,
n<1 now in hi sleuth .w ar a. seer
■tary of the treasury, slil1 hops up
l the stairs of the Treasury Depart-
ment two steps at a time.
% Work piles before him
J. P. MAJORS
J. H. TUBE
V. B. CAROTHERS
S. I. El
C. R. SIMMONS
E. C. BRAND
S. C. GLASS
A. W. CANFIL
MRS. R. M. SIMMONS
heavily than ever and he often
shortens ids lunch hour or leaves
his offico late. Young m°n who
sometimes walk with Inin complain
Hint he tires them out anil are will
ing to back him In a walking rin
against anyon,- in Uie capital more
than 50 years of iige.
Not even a diminished appetite
has yet afflicted Mr. Mellon
Whereas the light bteakfas; has
become more or tes of a national
fashion, the secretary still stick:
lo ltis stewed prunes, oatmeal,
eggs, toast and coffee every morn-
ing. His lunches are proportion
ntoly lari,, -Including soup- and
only at dinner does lie show an\
tendency toward abstemiousness.
Undoubtedly lie is the bush st
man in the cabin: t. As a multi-
millionaire and considered the
third wealthiest man In the United
States, lie would have plenty to do
oven in private life. Multi-mil
lionalres who maintain their inter
ests in life always do.
In Social Life
As secretary of the treasury in
1ms supervision of all the national
money, the public debt, the Federal
Farm Loan Bureau, the secret serv-
ice, the capital architecture, the
customs service, the coast guard
** ami formerly the much-attacked
rtur»hibitl6n bureau. Ho is an ex
want3 to chairman of the Federal
Hoard and chairman or
of various commltu os,
Irtand Ucoinmissloiis. To all
or , must pay some at
tention and lie has lo attend cabi- j
net meetings twice a week.
When the social reason is ; dng
strong Undo Andy is also likely t-,.
find himself dining out four nr five
nights out of seven. But lie a! )
ways alms to be home and I11 bed
by n o’clock, for he must he up
before 7:30 in the morning and In-
al the treasury by 9. lie walks to j
or from his Massachusetts avenue |
apartment a mile away at hoot
twice a day. Almost invariably
he lunches at home, cutting hi.
time ofi . r lunch to an hour on ’
especially bury days, lie works;
until five ot six in the afternoon.
U has been yearn since he miss
ed a day i f work on account of ill .
ness. Although he sometimes ap
pears ns fragile as a rare piece of ,
china ami 1’is voice is soft and del:
cate, the opp at tin...... health Is
of the clear, translucent skin of 1
Ids face. He retains plenty of)
luiir both for his head and mus-1
tachc. which has been snow white)
for many "ears. They say lie in-
herited a strong constitution from
ids father and mother and that lie |
Inis kept it by careful ahstemi m -
Only one vice Is attributed to ]
him. He smokes great quantities |
of cigars, the size of clgurcts, and 1
nearly always Inis one I11 his hand, j
They’re mild, however, and Mellon
doesn’t believe they have any bad
At his office he still displays a
great faculty for concentration.
He Is not methodical and his desk
is never quite dean, but lie acts
rapidly and tries to clean up such
new matter as it Is brought to ids
attention so as to leave no loose
ends when he goes 011 to the next.
Iu the treasury they say he lias a
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although 75, many yoL'r.gcr non tie in walking
good rrtjise o. 1 MMioi and ; !\\.. Mt i;i i* ii . out' bo ”ius ■ Is. forgot
enjoys the amusing aspe'U i f lluu:. AppareMtly be enjoys about
tilings, lie likes a good >\■»iiv 'V , >: l.invj lie dee;, h. wouldn't
| have to do anything he didn’t like
His hobby, if any. is paintings, and
! he has a fine small assortment in
his apartment by the Flemish,
j Dutch and Lngiish masters of two
j or tor e centuries ago. Oceasion-
i ally ho attends an art exhibit, but
I most of hU, leisure is spent reading
I biographies, hooks on business and
economic trends or history—-but
; :u*vei detective stories or other
novels. He always 1 ik< ;i to look at
! . nthedrala abroad and has display-
1 d an especial interest in the Na*
'tional Cathedral which th* Episco
| onlians are erecting in Washing-
ton. Ii” himself is a. Presbyterian I
land follows with interest the af-i
• fairs ef u .a denomination.
I His most p psoiial interest lies (
I iu his two cl:’'Id re n, Paul .Mellon,
who is taking post-graduate work
lat Camtoidv* University in Fng-
! land, ar.d A Isa, who is Mrs. David
j K. Hru« •> At Christmas time ho
j went off on a yachting cruis° with
| them through the West Indies.
Under Three Residents
I Tor months now there has been
1 no talk of Mr. Mellon's rcsigna
11Ion. He lias been secretary of
j the treasury longer than any other
man except Albert Gallatin, who
served 11? years and nine months
under Jefferson and Madison. He
bus served under ILirding, Coo!
] idge and Hoover.
Tl e \\ hit ' ! I ms * att lude is I
that Mr. M lion can l.ave the joo
i as long a hi wants It. Although
lie lias been under more fire from !
I Democrats and Independent He j
j publicans in ( otigress than any j
other mem i abiuet member, Mr
Mellon shows not the slightest de i
cline in enthusiasm for lii.: job. il« i
doesn’t know just what he would I
do if he quit.
MRS. S. I. EDWARDS
—and the following out of town hankers;
J. G. WILKINSON, Fort Worth, Texas
II. II. WILKINSON. Fort Worth. Texas J. K. WILLIS, Fort Worth, Texas
CONTINENTAL BANK .<* TRFST CO., Fort Worth. Texas
MORGAN JONES ESTATE 3. L. O’. I L. Former Dunking Commissioner
J. c. STRAFSS, Capitalist, Wichita Falls, Texas
J. McALLISTER STEVENSON. Abilene, Texas (
COMBINED NET WORTH EXCEEDING $10,000,000.00
You will find this honk ’always ready.” to co-op-
crate with individuals aiul corporations ihal are
interested in \ GREAT Fit S\\ EL IXY -XIER.
OFFICERS and DIRECTORS
J. G. VIILK1NSON, Chairman
E. C. GRAND, Vicn President
S. i. EDWARDS
J. H. TUBS
A. W. CANFIL
H. H. WILKINSON, President
V. B. CAROTHERS. Cashier
DR .P. R. HAMILTON, Asst. Cash.
J. P. MAJORS
•THE BANK FOR EVERYBODY'
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