The Plain Dealer (Corrigan, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 14, Ed. 1 Friday, May 13, 1932 Page: 3 of 4
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THE PLAIN DEALER, CORRIGAN, TEXAS
Local and Personal
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Pool drove
to Houston Sunday.
Martin Taylor of Camden was
a business visitor here Monday.
Rev. Windham and Hon. Guy
Smith of Chester were visiting
with friends here Friday night.
Mrs. J. C. Long spent Thurs-
day and Friday, of last week, in
Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Atmar of
Groveton spent Saturday night
with Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Caton.
All driving to Marshall Sunday
to see Morris Atmar who is at-
tending school at College of Mar-
Mrs. C. C. Pool spent Wednes-
day and Thursday in Woodville
with her parents.
Mrs. T. B. Roberts Jr.
little son are visiting in
Augstine this week.
Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Hanna of
Barnum were in town Wednes-
Mr. and Mrs, R. L. Rothe, of
Austin, spent the week end with
Mrs. Rothe’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. B. L. Thompson. They were
accompanied by Lewis Adams,
who visited his relatives for the
Mr. and Mrs. 0. E. Lunsford
and little son spent Sunday in
Houston with Mrs. Lunsford’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B.
Mooring. Mrs. Lunsford states
that all of the Mooring family
enjoyed a reunion.
Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Dale and
little son Dickey spent Sunday
Mrs. Paul Adams and sister,
Miss Lois Saxon, were in Lufkin
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Knox visit-
ed friends Mr. and Mrs. R. H.
Blagrave in Stryker Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Veal and
Miss Ruth Hanna had a very
pleasent time in Houston Sunday
J. Bryant of Grand Cain La.
spent a few days with his dau-
ghter Mrs. D. Hollingsworth
Malcolm Murphey, until re-
cently with the Knox Chevrolet
Company, who is visiting home
folks at Alto for a spell, was in
town Wednesday attending court
Murphey is a good Irishman and
we regret to see him leave Cor-
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Read, of
Houston, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon
Read and three sons, of Galves-
ton, have returned to thier re-
spective homes, after visiting
thier father, L. L. Read of the
F. W. Lusk, of Chester, passed
thru Corrigan Wednesday en-
route home from a trip to San
Mrs. A. C. Miles had as
guests for the week end,
sister, Mrs. J. W. Fish, and little
H. H. Atkinson and Albert
Davis of Livingston have been
here all this week preparing for
the Mistrot sale Saturday,
S. H. Barington, candidate
for Treasurer and R. P. Foreman
candidate for County Clerk, both
of Livingston, were pleasant call-
ers at our Sanctum Sanctorium
on last Friday evening. Both had
dusty shoes and explained that
they had been eating and work-
ing the grave yard down at Stry-
ker that day. They hob-nobbed
with the Moscow folks that night
and saw the play at the School
Idle curiosity needs deflation.
If a mun can't argue, he'll quarrel.
Victory too often ends unanimity.
The cherry cobbler is not In the
Doesn’t civilization include kind-
ness of heart, too?
A floor-washing match might bo
termed a scrub race.
The villain Is always caught in tile
act usually the lust act.
Wishing for backbone won't give
It to you. Alas, what will?
It makes a long, aggravating day
of it to hold la your temper.
Most people haven’t any enemies.
It Is hard work "being enemy.”
“Talking over the heads of the peo-
ple" is often merely talking nonsense.
There is less to worry about after
the worst has happened than there
It might be that genealogy is worth
more to prove what one is good for
Ileware of all vast schemes of re-
formlng mankind. Such things are
Without a belief in a futuye state
of punishment, too much strain Is put
on the philosophy of many.
There are many unwritten laws and
each town has several that are dif-
ferent from those in the others.
Most of us think we have several
“inalienable rights” which we have
never been allowed to exercise.
A man who has enough work to
do, so t hat every day there is some
left over, ought to be happy, but he
seldom knows it.
One of the best encouragers is si-
lence—also exasperation—is to dis-
cover that your supposed auditor is
not listening to what you say.
Myrtice Sirman returned home
Tuesday from Jacksonville.
He graduated this year from
Lon Morris College.
Mrs. J. W. Leggett, of Living-
ston and Mrs. Sam Davison and
children of Shephard, were guets
in Mrs. Carl Bergman’s home
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Skains had
as thier guests, last week end,
• thier daughter and son Mrs. Pearl
Bonanan and Fink Skains of
Houston. They all enjoyed a trip
to Trinity Sunday.
Among the out of town people
who attended the funeral of Mr.
J. VV. McMichael were Mr. and
Mrs. J. B. King of Buck, Mr.
and Mrs, Fred West of Groveton,
Mrs. Jake Leonard and family
of Trinity, Mrs. Clint Brunson
of Grovetyn, Mrs. Bill Anderson
and family of Trinity, Mrs.
Mabel Goolsbee of Barnes, and
Mrs. C. L. Watts of Moscow.
Mrs. Carl Bergman attended a
fishing party the first of the
week, in Liberty county. There
were about 30 people who partic-
ipated in the pleasure.
_ Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Webb,
Mrs, Nancey Webb and Mrs. M.
E. Hamilton formed the group
that went to Livingston Wednes-
day night to hear Dr. Clovis
Chappel, pastor of the First
Methodist Church of Houston.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Garland Hen-
dry returned home from a very
enjoyable trip spending the week
end in Houston with Mrs. Hen-
drys mother Mrs. M. Ory and
sister Mrs. E. Bettencourt and
A habitually "dry” mouth Is due to
the inactivity of its glands whose ac-
tion can be quickened by a general
tonlng-up of the system.—Exchange,
A shooting gallery for women In
Baris uses ns targets the silhouettes of
men in various poses.
The Wnllner theater In Berlin fur-
nishes free hot dogs to Its cinema pa-
trons during intermissions.
Tlie Methodist church of South Bel-
lalre, Ohio, operates n filling stnton
for members of the congregation.
R. V. Colbert, Texas ranchman,
keeps his cattle in screened barns,
cooks their feed with steam nnd gives
the beusts shower baths with hot nnd
A swanky "hot dog palace” In Paris
lias a footman at the door, a red-suited
chasseur, uniformed waiters nnd ele-
gant fixtures. Tlie sandwiches sell at
40 cents apiece.
All cells In women’s prisons In Lon-
don 1m ve been fitted with mirrors, to
make tlie Inmntes more happy and con-
tented.—Kansas City Star.
WORDS OF WISE MEN
Concrete That Floats
A block of concrete floated on .water,
bobbing up nnd down like a cork, at
the school of practical science, Uni-
versity of Toronto, recently, when
Prof. G. It. Anderson, carried out nn
unusual experiment. Known ns cellu-
lar concrete, this floating stone was
made on a system, analogous to rais-
ing n bread with yenst. The cement,
gravel, water and sand, were put Into
a mixer nnd n carbon dioxide forming
chemical was added. Tlie cement then
set into a hard porous substance light-
er than wood. Professor Anderson
says It lias remarkable resistance to
Steam Ore Proces*
The discovery of a new piocess of
extracting valuable minerals from
worthless rock without tlie labor and
expense of first pulverizing the entire
ore is announced by Chief Engineer R.
S. Doan of tlie metallurgical division
of tiio bureau of mines, and bis co-
worker. John Gross. They separate
the minerals from tlie worthless rock
by steam explosive shattering. While
Hie process is still in tlie experimen-
tal stage bureau of mines officials be-
lieve It may have commercial feasi-
Senator Robinson of Arkansas said
in n Kiwanis address in Little Rock.
“Shirkers always give themselves
away. They're ns easy to see through
“Mrs. Smith whispered in the small
“ ‘John, the baby’s nwake.’
“ ‘Well, I'm not,' Smith whispered
Charles S. Hall, of Rockland, Maine,
reported to police that some one had
been stealing a cottage of ids piece-
meal. The cottage is a two-room log
cabin, built three years ago on Spaul-
dings island. The thief had taken
away tlie furnishings, ns well ns the
doors nnd windows nnd partitions, nnd
part of tlie roof had been removed.
Is not to reform.—
United Gas Public Service Co.
have a good looking' ad in this
weeks paper. Cooking with
wood during the Summer months
is not only of date hut hard on
the wives and if we follow their
suggestion, a nice gas range will
be raady to cook hot biscuit every
morning and maybe every night.
Sure would he fine.
Tlie Insupportable labor of doing
And '.vhat ho greatly thought he
A few honest men nro better than
Mother is fur too clever to under-
stand anything she does not like.—
He tlie greatest nrlNt who has
embodied. In the sum of Ms •■•.oiks,
tlie greatest number of '.he greatest
It Is not right to Intrude tlie ludi-
crous Into whnt Is not ludicrous. To
do so is to spoil tnste, to corrupt
one's own .lodgment nnd that of <
“You still have your ear to the
“I've heard too much,” answered
Senator Sorghum. “I’ve not only taken
my enr from the ground, but to keep
out the discord I'm wearing carmuiTs.”
When Silence Is Golden
“Pat, here's a dollar I borrowed of
ye Inst wake.”
“Bedild, Alike, I'd forgot all about
“Oh, why didn't ye say so?"—Bos-
"I must loll you that my daughter
can bring a husband only her bounty
and her intellect.”
“I don't mind many young couples
have started In a very small way.”—
Ton - 1 . - In the Middle
"M.v wife can talk for hours on one
"My wife doesn’t even need a sub-
January—Resolutions, New Tear’s
February—Patriotic party dishes.
March—Winds nnd thaws, St. Pat-
April—Easter dinner, spring array.
May—Spring and dally menus flower.
June—Cakes and weddings have
July—Picnics, fireworks, children’s
August—Cool, crisp salnd’s tasty
September—Labor day, vacation
October—Harvest weather, harvest
November—Cooler days, Thanksgiv-
December—The Christmas feast that
ends the year!—Chicago Evening Post.
David, who made a hole In one.
Magellan, who went around In 152.1,
Sampson, who couldn't break away
from the links.
Queen Elizabeth, who was always in
Samuel Adams, who staged the Bos-
ton tee party.
Dnniel Boone, who shot birdies In
the American open.
We dont handle groceries, meat or general
merchandise’-but we do handle everything
you will find in a modern DRUG STORE of
the First Class.
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Fancher, W. C. The Plain Dealer (Corrigan, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 14, Ed. 1 Friday, May 13, 1932, newspaper, May 13, 1932; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth643805/m1/3/: accessed June 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Livingston Municipal Library.