Honey Grove Signal (Honey Grove, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 21, Ed. 1 Friday, June 20, 1924 Page: 4 of 8
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Honey Grove Signal
H. H. LOWRY
Published Every Friday
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commission allowed agents.
The Van Alstyne News states
it very cleverly when it says “by
this time next week it will either
be ‘Mac’ll do’ or ‘MacAdieu.’ ”
A few days ago Mr. Day and
Miss Knight were married up in
Missouri. We shall now See
whether Shakespeare knew what
he was talking about when he
said “as surely as the night fol-
lows the day.” We have already
been shown that it is possible for
man to turn Knight into Day.
We trust, dear reader, that as
you have sweltered and sweated
through this awful week you
fight to keep his name from be-
ing ruled off the ballots, but the
Supreme Court declared the im-
paper reporter approached the
educator a few days ago and
asked him whether he had de-
peachment regular and legal and cided to accept the position, Dr.
refused to review the case. So Bolton’s reply was “go to hell.
Mr. Ferguson’s name will not be When this laconic reply was pub-
on the ballots this year or in the
future. But James E. Ferguson
has not been disposed of yet; he
is a fighter who fights to the
last ditch. His wife’s name will
appear on the tickets as a candi-
date for Governor and James E.
will go ahead with his speaking
campaign. It will be the first
time a woman has sought guber- jokes,
natorial honors in Texas. How
her candidacy will be received we
will not know until the votes are
haven’t envied Signal man. He _____ _______________
has been at Amarillo, and put in then they will place their snow-
Already the great unterrified
and unwashed Democratic clans
are gathering in New York for
their national convention. They
are gathering in the big city with
songs of hope on their lips and
patriotic prayers in their hearts.
Next week they give to the world
a platform which will cover every
phase of political righteousness;
liearly all of his time measuring
ZvhfaSftoT™ ™te ^ lfn, “ 1answered
may be able to give you accurate
Information regarding the depth
of snow at Amarillo in June.
Eugene Debs has given out the
word that he will not be the So-
cialist candidate for President
this year. Of course that is Mr.
Debbs’ business, and we have no
right to protest, but it will be
like missing an old friend or
stand-by when people look over
their presidential ballot and find
Eugene Debbs’ name missing.
People like to know how to
grow things, so this week we
take pleasure in telling them
how to grow carrots. Jack Fal-
staff, of Ohio, the world’s great-
est carrot expert, gives the in-
formation and we gladly pass it
on. Carrots should be planted
ten feet under a concrete walk
and fertilized with a mixture of
salt and lye.
white banner of political purity
O. E. Lynn is a candidate for Cotton
Weigher at Petty, subject to action of
the Democratic primary.
The Junior League met Sunday aft-
ernoon at the auditorium with thirty-
lished Dr. Bolton admitted using
the words, but said he did so in a______________
joking way. Possibly we are too |four present. Eighteen new members
old-fashioned, but in our humble were added to the roll. They elected |
opinion much choicer words can the following officers: Mrs. Bruce
be employed in jokes, and some- nX «§2|
how we feel that those who OC- bourne, Secretary; Eloise Hollings-I
cupy high position ought to USe|WOrth, Pianist; Mrs. Claud Clark,!
better words in making their j Superintendent Social Work; Mrs.!
! Bruce Claibourne, Treasurer. They j
■ | will meet every Sunday afternoon atj
13 o’clock and invite everybody to at-
The schools will probably suf-jtend and take part in their programs"1
fer the coming year on account The following program will be ren- j
of a shortness of funds. They,dered Sunday, June 22—missionary-
will unless larger appropriations CSe^Song^Eolf ckllBS0beC1atI
are made to carry on the school;swered with a verse of Scripture;:
work, and larger appropriations Minutes of last meeting by Secretary; j
will mean increased taxes. Two,Scripture Lesson: John 11:16; Prayer!
years ago the State Text Board—Pr?™oti£g thf Missionary Spirit-
contracted for many new books,'of jlpIn-Eie Betme* A Chined
at a cost of several thousand dol- Columbus Discovers America—Leona-
lars. The people saw at a glance Payne; Each member name a mission-!
that a bad trade had been made, ^ or Mission Field. The Lord’s!
meaning the needlessi expend!- ^Me Cortes?!* Bastion |
ture of much Of the school j The Senior League and Misisonary I
money, and the state instituted Society will meet Sunday evening at;
a suit to void the contract. The,7 o’clock and render the following
while I run up to
answer the telephone’
The telephone always seems to ring
at the very time you are entertaining,
or in the midst of some important
Why not have an extension set install-
ed downstairs? It will cost but a few
cents each day and will save miles of
Call the manager's office and order
an extension telephone.
soldiers who will proceed to
sweep Coolidge and Dawes clear
out of the country. And may
the Lord be with the elect as
Signal’s opinion is that Con-
gress did right in telling the Japs
not to come to this country. We
do not need the Japs and in the
northwest where the yellow men
are numerous, it has been thor-
oughly proved that their pres-
ence is not good for our own peo-
ple. The Jap’s ways of living
and his lack of moral develop-
ment make him a competitor the
American, with his standards of
living and his devotion to morals,
can not meet. But Congress was
much ruder than was necessary
in telling the Japs to keep out.
all the courts, but the high court with verse of Scripture. Scripture,
has held that the contract is Lesson—Russell Law; Prayer; Read-
valid, and the state must take mg—Dorothy Collier; Infinite Eternal
the.books and pay the
And SO the schools and the tax j Margaret Bevill; Reading—Madge!
payers must suffer. J Payne; Words of Encouragment; A
discussion on the work; What Our
In a sense the Republican pres-
League Needs to Make It Go—by each
idential ticket is set, like
Yankee’s harrow, to “catch ’em! We have been asked to announce,___
COmin and gwine. Calvin Cool-1 that a play from White Rock, “The! por)bamj are visiting Mrs. Oats’ par-
ldge IS a splendid type of the; Old Fashioned Mother, will be pre- entS} Mr. and Mrs. Sam Allen,
cool, calculating Yankee. Herented here Saturday evening, June
keeps so still and quiet that it is j
doubtful whether he soils his
collar even when the mercury
plays around the 100 mark. For
Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Baze visited at
T tt tt, , i,, . . Cado, north of Paris, from Saturday
J. Jci. Estes, who has been here vis- urdd Monday.
28, at 8 o’clock.
loquacity he has about the same
record that the Sphinx of Egypt
has. He’d hardly raise his voice
to give warning of an approach-
ing cyclone, and before speaking
Have you ever noticed, asks
the Fayette Advertiser, that hot
weather makes a fat man fatter
and a thin woman thinner, and a
thin woman mad and a fat
woman madder? Yes, we have
noticed it, and we have also no-
ticed that it makes a poor man
poorer, a lazy man lazier, and a
man who is accustomed to lying
tells bigger lies.
There’s a big difference in the six words to any man he wants a
effect of saying “We believe it
best for all that the emigration
of your people to America be dis-
~ , _------------------ different—very different. His ^sts of Mr. and Mrs. T. L-Rollings- j Ml, and Mrs< Sidney Dellenger 'and
continued” and “damn you, keep jaws are set on well-oiled hinges, |™d Mrs.
out.” It is yet true that “words
fitly spoken are like apples of
gold in pictures of silver.”
day or two to think the matter
over. But Charles G. Dawes is
iting his friend, Russell Law, returned
to his home in Jacksboro Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Jones came in
from Texarkana Thursday and are
guests of Mrs. L. C. Dowlen.
Mr. and Mrs. Burney Roden visited
relatives at Bennington, Okla., Satur-
day and Sunday.
Rev. Bunyan, the Baptist county
missionary, made a short talk
iioi ace Brown returned from. An- gaptist church Friday evening.
Thursday and is back at his post Mr. and Mrs. Ed Harvey, of Paris,
Mr and Mrs. E. A. Hilburner re-1 Edglr^Hodgesf Saturday and sinaay!
turned to their home m Galveston Mr> and Mrs- Roy Buzbee and chil_
inuisday. !dren, of Quinlan, were guests of rela-
Mr. and Mrs. E. M. (Dick) Mar- tjves bere Saturday and Sunday,
graves and son, of Roxton, were, Ed New visited in Paris Sunday.
It has generally been under-
stood that the law does not ex-
pect the impossible of any man,
but this understanding has been
upset and trampled under foot
by a recent court decision. A
Fort Worth woman alleges that
a Fort Worth married man
There are those who believe
and preach that murder can be
prevented by prohibiting the sale
or possession of pistols. They
remind us of the boy McGuffey’s der’s trooper,
old third reader told about.
This boy didn’t like arithmetic
and tried, to destroy the science
of mathematics by breaking his
slate, forgetting all about the
other ways people can figure.
Pistols are the weapons used in
some murders, but if a person
has murder in his heart he can
find other ways of despatching
promised to marry her. Of ^e °bjoct of his wrath. Shot
course the man couldn’t keep his
promise and the woman sued him
for breach of promise. The judge
held that marriage could not be
pleaded in self defense and the
woman was given a verdict for
damages. And the man couldn’t
have married the woman even if
he had wanted to.
guns kill many, so do knives and
rocks. The most brutal murder
ever committed in this section
was done with a hammer. The
Franks boy was murdered by
two rich young men in Chicago
with a chisel. The heart is the
real killer. Most anything can be
used to do the killing.
While we have not heard of
any arrangements being made
for the operation of Honey
Grove’s natatorium this sum-
With the opening of the new
transcontinental air mail service
July 1 there will be begun an-
other stage of transportation
and are thrown into motion by a
delicate hair-trigger. He speaks
his mind always and everywhere
and on the shortest notice. He
is said to have a fine vocabulary
of cuss words and can throw a
gem of profanity into the ozone
quicker than a sailor or a flan-
If no talk and all
talk make a strong combination
for a presidential ticket, the
Democratic party will have to
make a hard fight to reach the
mer, we sincerely hope our fine progress. Persons still living re-
co-swimmery will not be idle
much longer. We are a progres-
sive people who want to keep up
with everything, and we have as
good a right to know what the
call the day of the toilsome jour-
ney of months by ox team and
then by stage coach across the
continent. Train service that
cut the time to a week or two,
bathing suit styles are as any land later to four days, was re-
people on earth. If the suits! garded as phenomenal. The new
show much elongation, we shall air mail traffic soon to be in-
publish our approval and stay
away from the swimmery, know-
ing that all is well down there.
But if the suits are noted for
their abbreviation, we shall go
right down to the nat and frown
our awfulest upon them.
augurated will mean a transcon-
tinental trip in thirty-four hours
and after a short time, the pos-
tal department expects, within
twenty-four hours. Time, which
only a generation or two ago was
counted, in months and weeks,
thus will be reduced to a matter
of hours. The progress has been
made possible with increased
perfection of the airplane and by
means of night flying. Powerful
searchlights will illuminate the
airway for more than one thous-
and miles of the transcontinental
At the time this is written it
is not known wether Dr. Bolton,
who was recently tendered the
The position of president of the Uni-
versity of Texas, ‘ will accept.
Knowing the needs of the Uni-
versity, and having heard that
Dr. Bolton is a scholarly man and
a great executive, we have been
very anxious to see him accept
and become the head of the
great educational institution.
But we must admit that our
Ferguson’s attorneys attacked j anxiety along this line has won-
the impeachment proceedings aslderfully decreased.. .The daily
being illegal and made a strong’papers tell us that when a news-
Qne of the long-mooted and
disturbing questions has been,
settled. About seven years ago
James E. Ferguson was ousted
from the Gevernor’s chair, the
State Senate having sustained
impeachment charges against
him. The ousting carried dis-
qualification with it, and under
the law Mr. Ferguson can not
hold office in Texas. Since his
impeachment Mr. Ferguson has
been trying to come back.
Democratic committee was in
doubt as to whether, under the
Jaw, Mr. Ferguson’s name could
be printed on the ballots used in
the primary election, but gave
Mr. Ferguson the benefit of the
doubt. This year legal proceed-
ings were instituted to keep Fer-
guson’s name off the ballots.
That Oil Suit. .Who Won?
The State of Texas has just
“won” a suit before the Supreme
Court of the United States. It
involves the location of the boun-
dary line between Texas and
Oklahoma which our geographies
have always told us is marked by
the Red river, that is along
where the suit originated. There
would never have been suit but
for the fact that oil was discov-
ered along the river and Okla-
homa coveted the taxable wealth
thus ^created. The suit was
foughiout in the courts on the
question of the location of the
boundary; was it the north bank
or the south bank or the center
of the stream? And if either
bank, was it the cut bank, the
low water mark or the high wa-
ter mark? What Texas “won”
was the establishment of the
state’s contention as to the river
bank being the boundary and the
right to collect the production
tax on the oil that has been pro-
duced by the wells located within
that portion of the disputed strip
which was within this state.
Oklahoma not only lost what was
sued for but the United States
government was awarded a strip
of territory in between. The real
losers by the affair are the peo-
ple who own the property that
the states sued over, and they
have been called upon to partici-
pate in the expense of a receiver-
ship which has held up some
twelve or fifteen million dollars
that was left from the operation
of the leases during the months
of litigation. And the operating
expenses of receiverships are no-
toriously high. Also the state
treasury had to bear the cost of
the courts. Worse than all, the
Federal government has acquired
a strip of overflow land that has
oil under it and the potentialities
of another oil scandal.—Houston
Rev. Roy Farr and mother, of HotG^soiTwhn^'cut severely
for Mmeral Wells Thursday rium at Paris.
Mrs. Joe Driver and daughter, Beu- Mrs. Charlie Harden is
lah May, visited m Pans Friday.
xn n , , . .... her brother, Ed Garrison, at
F. M. Gorum, who has been ill for tbis week
several days, is reported better atj station Agent R. L. Brown and wife
this wntmg. I visited relatives in Ector Saturday and
Mrs. Buck Meyers and baby return- Sunday
ed to their home in Honey Grove i Miss Lucy Lagow, state Sunday
1 i\irS<!d ’ m j m . j o-j ' school and B. Y. P. U. worker, is here
Mesdames Claud Clark and Sidney this week teaching at the Baptise
Dellenger attended the Eastern Star cburcb
celebration in Paris Thursday evening. | Mrs.'Redman and the three little
They report a great meeting and a Reeves children, who have been visit-
fine supper. ling the children’s grandmother, Mrs.
sister, George Bailey and wife and
Miss Dora Bailey. 1
Mrs. Bill Hodge was in Paris Mon-
day and Tuesday for treatment.
Miss Maggie Roden, of Bennington£
Okla., is a guest of her brother and
Mr. and Mrs. Zarah Gray and daugh-
at the fer> °f Greenville, were guests of Mrs*
Gray’s sons here the first of the week.
Miss Roma Carson, of Honey Grove,
was a guest of Miss Florence Roddy
Saturday and Sunday.
Talton Graves, of Hugo, Okla., is a
guest of his brother, Guy Graves, and
Miss Minnie Maud Jackson, of For-
est Hill, who has been very ill, suffer^
ing from appendicitis, is reported
some better at this writing (Wednes-
G. G. Boss, who has been with the
Government at Denver,, Colo., came in
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Land, who have
Paris been visiting the former’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. A. Si. Land, of Forest Hill,
left Wednesday for their home at
F. M. Donning, an old Confederate
Veteran, of Ardmore, Okla., stopped
off here on his return . from the re-
union at Memphis, Tenn.. to visit old
Mrs. C. V. King and little son,
Mrs. Heniy Oats and children, of bas been a guest of her brother and other relatives here.
A cream supper will be held at
the Harmon church Friday
night. All are urged to attend
and help the church. It*
ews from the
THE NEW SEASON IS HERE
THE SUMMER SEASON
Our Mrs. Williamson is in Chicago this week and she is sending
us everything new for mid-summer wear. We are showing just
what the large city stores are featuring and our prices mean a sub-
stantial reduction to you. We are receiving, this week, everything
new in Felt Sport Hats, Outing Hats and Dress Hats for summer
New Dresses Galore
Each express is bringing New Dresses galore in all the latest styles
and in materials for mid-summer wear. The styles and materials
are too numrous to mention, so come and see. We have just what
you will want, our prices are right and our absolute guarantee is be-
hind each and every garment we sell.
Williamson Style Shop
...If It’s New, We Show It First...
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Lowry, J. H. Honey Grove Signal (Honey Grove, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 21, Ed. 1 Friday, June 20, 1924, newspaper, June 20, 1924; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth633965/m1/4/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Honey Grove Preservation League.