The Corrigan Press (Corrigan, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. 30, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 18, 1935 Page: 2 of 8
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THE CORRIGAN PRESS
Thursday, July 18, 1935
She Carriptt press
Successor to The East Texas Optimist
Published Every Thursday at Corrigan, Polk County, Texas
J. R. GILBERT...................................................................Editor and Owner
MRS. J. R. GILBERT............................................................Associate Editor
Entered at the postoffice at Corrigan, Texas, as Second Class
Mail Matter, under the Act of Congress of March 3, 1879.
In Polk County, Per Year....................................
Elsewhere, Per Year .................................................. ...
SAME HERE, BROTHER I®
ROCK ISLAND NEWS
be Mr. Vernon Manry of Hous-
The entire contents of
following comment can
summed up into one well-dir- j ton visited his parents, Mr. and
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Wheeler
and family attended church
at Union Springs last Sunday
Mrs. M. B. Wheeler and son,
Winifred, were called Monday
to attend the funeral of her
June were the largest for that
month since 1929, W. E. Hol-
ler, vice president and general
sales manager, reportd today,
nephew, Mr. Edward Scott of , Sa*ea Ln„ tty?, United States to-
CHEVROLET SALES AND ! After the U. S. has collected
PRODUCTION IN JUNE ulmos ta million dollars in tax-
LARGEST SINCE 1929 es, the courts have ruled that
_ ithe processing taxes are un-
Detroit, July 11. — Chevro-!........—— —
let sales and production in
constitmtional. Congress will
be busy now planning more
taxes, which will likely be de-
ected sentence, to the point and j Mrs. F. M. Manry Friday,
without mincing words—“The1 Mr. E. A. Manry and son,
City of Groveton and this end iBerlin, were visitors in Living-
of the county would be in a s °” a^ra^‘, ,
TT „ . ,. , ... , Mrs. W. J. Dillon and daugh-
Hell of a predicament without ^ 0ra,eej Mrs Hu}?h Morri.
a newspaper.” son and Mr. C. C. White of
And I might add that this j Houston, visited in the C. F. |
situation is exactly what the White home Sunday. Miss j
Houston. Funeral services were 97,862 units. Total pt o*
held in Houston Monday after- ^uc^*°n> deluding Canada and j
nonn export, was 122,300.
n \ t ^ ,, , . I "These figures,” Mr. Hol-
( Out of community cniests ini|e]. ann0uced, “not only sur-1
J‘A'Vvi- t krn'i‘V I pass the sales and production
Kre.ndMIoM I*0-..1* j-
Af d"v,S,; S inin?'Sl
Goodrich; Mr. and Mrs. j. B. ua .t.Tf’lOOOOO'
Reeves and children of Diboll. (luctlon in excess of 100,000,
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Torbert
the other two months being
business men of Groveton are
Most of them are literally
asking for it. Every time they week
send a letter head job out of
town to be printed, place their
Laura White returned home
Miss Bessie Mae Thomas is
visiting friends in Barnes this is vjsjting relatives here this
Mrs. E. A. Manry, who has Miss Lela Mae Purdy of Ala-
been on the sick list, is im- bama Creek has returned home
after an extended visit her.
the Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Smith ac-
,, , . c r,,, March and April. In no other
are the proud parents of a 9 >/a yeftr since 1929. and even an
8 Jim Brown of Houston, vis-lentire year had ,three A,°,0'0^:
r car months such as this year
ited relatives here Monday. , . h f H half wav
Mr. and Mrs. Dee Teer and has at the halt way
“As we enter the second
.. c , .half of the year, we have al-
C° M>ssrs yB.U J Wheeler and ready bmlt_mo«Jhan_ 60 _P_er
childrn and Mrs. I. D. Teer
were visitors in Alabama Creek
James F. Sanford of Lufkin u^ttartled’ the" indurtry V by
registering more cars in the
last six months than in the
“Sales of Master de luxe
models in June greatly exceed-
ed Standard model sales. How-
TRY THAT DELICIOUS
For Sale By
Edens-Birch Lbr. Co,
order for other printing with I proving,
out-of-town firms, they are Those
practically inviting the news-: Home Demons
paper to leave their city—they meetingFriday were Mrs Ode . Mrs. A.
can get alone without it ft Jones, Mrs. M. Alsbrooks, Mrs. improved at
would be different if the local Y. Cockrell, and Miss Pearl is still eonfned to her bed , , f, jn a tre.
concern con,, no, Ban,. Th
•"Si'SS,, Barnes J<™» « —
O. Lilley is much evf- 'ower priced Stand- ;;
„ this writing. t
jobs sent away, but nine out
of ten outside orders are for | as of near Moscow',
the cheapest kind of printing, heir parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
When a difficult job is in the Thomas Friday. . .
offing, then outside prices are j Mr. and Mrs. Ode Jones vis- "ere vlsltors
Barnum and Earline Graham ;the same Period last year/
too high, they bring it to the
local printing establishment
and raise the devil because
thev can’t get it for nothing.
Times are too hard to adver-
tise, but I don’t get a single ex-
ited in the C. F. White home
Mr. Forehand of Bering, vis-
ited his daughter, Mrs. Edgar
Handbill Can’t Do These
No handbill ever promoted
change that”doesn’t carry more r Messrs. Gerald Barclay and Sate^S wrtem^SedS:
“°” Gardy Fuller were visitors in b‘ie police protection or effic-
the F. M. Manry home Sunday. jerd fjre departments, and no
Vincent Manry, of the CCC “shoppers’ guides” or adver-
camp at Livingston, spent the tising reminder” ever encour-
advertising than I do — and
some of these newspapers
serve a field that shouldn’t be
half so good as this one.
If times are so hard in
Groveton there is only one an-
swer—the local citizen is in-
flicting it upon himself.
Groveton can’t be the only
town in East Texas that isn’t
on the up-grade!
Groveton has lost its rail-
road because of outside patron-
age and carelessness.
It may be thought that the
newspaper wouldn’t be missed,
but if conditions don’t become
civilized around these parts,
week end with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. F. M. Manry.
A number of the young men
of this community attended
church -at Barnes Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Fuller
were visitors in the F. M. Man-
ry home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sage and
children were business visitors
in Corrigan Saturday.
Little Hester and Evelyn
Loving visited their sister, Mrs.
aged the best citizen to become
mayor or member of the city
cpuncil. The newspaper does
all of these things for the ben-
efit of the community as a mat-
ter of course.—G. L. Caswell,
managing director, Iowa Press
Patronizing home industry
works about like the “new
shuffle” code—it’s a fine thing
for the other fellow to prac-
The Supreme Court of Cali-
fornia has rendered a decision
invalidating Mexican mail di-
vorces, which is another vindi-
caton of home industry.—
Portland (Maine) Express.
No matter how bad it is, we
can always be thankful for the
news that croevds the Rudy
Vallees’ marital troubles off
the front page. — Louisville
A modern food expert is one
the question might be settled. | Art Purvis in Corrigan Satur-
We don t publish a news- ^ay
paper simply because we love j ^r Lester Thomas of Bar-
Groveton and its citizens. It num spent the week end with
might be that such an affec-1 jjjs parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
tion enters into our work—but g Thomas
that’s not the motive. We pub-1 *Little Mary Jo Thomas of
lish a newspaper because we-|near Moscow, is visiting her
ve got to live. There s no way grandparent8i Mr> and Mrs.
around it: We re here to make \y g Thomas.
Lufkin Daily News hasn’t \ who can look at a calf and tell
printed a full page of pictures how many chicken sandwiches
of the Dionne quints in three it will make.—Publishers Aux-
Our Repair Department is most
complete and our charges rea-
sonable. Let us give you an
estimate on your next job.
Edens Chevrolet Co.
money or leave. A business
without profit is charity. And
if the public thinks this sheet
will continue to come out with-
out the proper support, it is
laboring under a misapprehen-
sion.—Bill Campbell in Grove-
If we bought our groceries
like some of our grocers
bought their printing, we’d
have regular shipments of
vegetables and canned goods
from all over the land, and it’s
a safe bet we wouldn’t buy
much in Corrigan.
M. S. McMullen,
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After being associated with
some college men we know,
we have come to the conclu-
sion that the colleges should
adopt a curriculum revision
program with a view of teach-
ing them a little oemmon sense
and not so much narrow-mind-
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Gilbert, J. R. The Corrigan Press (Corrigan, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. 30, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 18, 1935, newspaper, July 18, 1935; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth645036/m1/2/: accessed April 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Livingston Municipal Library.