San Patricio County News (Sinton, Tex.), Vol. 22, No. 23, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 3, 1930 Page: 3 of 8
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Sand of Sahara Desert
In celebration of the 154th anniversary of (he battle of Brandy-
wine, famous In American Revolutionary history, the color guard re-
enacted a scene which no doubt stirred the heart* of the present gen-
eration as much as it did more than a century and a half ago. If you
recall your American history, thl 1 battle was fought in 1777.
20 Years Ago
Articles of Interest From San
Patricio County New* Files
singly letter in a word, which makes
it look like it was loaded with
dynamite, The item read: “The
meeting pf the Holne Missionary
Society:/wus hell at our resident*
last ,Tuesday evening.”-—Tulia Her-
R. A. Arnold of Portland was in
the city on business Friday.
John Morgan of Taft Was in’ town
The following news items of local |on business' Friday.
SINJON BAPTIST CHURCH
A Homelike Church
Blblo class for ladies, Tuesday,
Sunday School’’*nt 10:00 A. M.
Classes' nnd teachers for all ages.
11:00 A. M.—Worship and preach-
8:00 P. M.—Worship and Preach-
7:00 P. M —B. Y. P. U.
Prayer Meeting every Wednesday
night at 8:00 P. M.
W. C. Wood. Pastor.
Sunday School each Sunday mor-
ning at 0:45.
Preaching at .11:00 A. M.
Preaching at 7:30 o’clock p. M
• Epworth League, 6:30 p. m. each
Junior Missionary Society, Mon-
days at 4:00 P. M.
Adult Missionary Society, Tues-
days nt 4:00 P. M. *
Prayer Meeting cacli Wednesday
at 7:15 P. M.
Sunday School Workers’ Council
second Wednesday night in each
E. P. Neal. Pastor.
Carried Far by Wind.
It to no#' well recognised that
the fails of colored rain and also of
dry dust that occur nt rather fre-
quent intervals In .southern and
CMtMl Europe ore due, In most
eases, to wind-borne material blown
up from the Sahara desert.
Several eases In which enormous
quantities of solid matter have
been carried gr^at distances by the
winds have formed the subject of
elaborate Investigations on the
part of meteorologists. Thus dur-
THE STATE OF .TEXAS
CPWTY OF 3AN PATRICIO
WHER'EAS, on tile. 9th day of
June, A. D., 1930, Wm. Runge and
wife, Mary Rungs, filed with the
Commissioner’s Court of San Pat-
ricio County. Texas, an application
for an order of said Commissioners
Court, to permit said applicants,
jym., Runge and *Wife, Mary Runge,
as the owners of the land hereinaf-
er described, to cancel (as authoriz-
ed by Art. 7227, of the Revised
Statutes of 1925), that certain sub-
. , _ i division known as Subdivision'of
division of the J. J. Welder Ranch,
that lies in and is situated in San
in* the three (fays, March 8 to 10.
1007, heavy dust Storms occurred
in the deserts of southern Algeria,
and the sequel of thwe storms was
carefully studied by Ilellmaun and
storm, centered over Tunis at the
time, sacked up the dust, which
was carried uorthwnrd by the
winds at high altitudes.
Deposits from,the dust cloud oc-
curred over an area extending as
far as 2,500 miles from the place
of origin. Reports collected from
hundreds of observers indicated
that 1,800,000 tong of dust fell over
the continent of Europe, and one-
third of this fell north of the Alps.
As much more is believed to have
fallen over the Mediterranean,
while on \he African coast itself
the deposit is supposed to have
amounted to 150,000,000 tons.
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ta July, A. D. 1930, In the town of rents i
Siuton, In said County of San Pat-
ricio, Texas, at which time and
place any and all. persons interested
in such lands are ho-eby command-
ed to appear to protest, if desired,
against such action.
Given under my hand and seal'plans for the installation
of the Commissioner's Court, of S&n | equipment and the date of i:
5 rooms. ]
studio* and motion picture
ants have been trained In tb
chanics of the new art.
The Rialto Theatre Is
.nterest were taken from back files
of the San Patricio County, News,
twenty years ago.
The items this wdfek are taken
Trom the issue of the paper dated
Jane 30, 1910.
The paper at that time was own-
ed and edited by W. S. McCauley.
A Big Pumpkin
R. O. Tackett has in the show
window of his real estaje office
two pumpkins that are causing
quite a lot of amusement. One of
these pumpkins is a monster weigh-
ing 83 pounds, and measuring 68
inches around. Th<; • other, one
weighs one pound, and measures
111 Inches around. They are label-j
ed “Slnton two years ago," and
“Sin ton Now.”.. Both pumpkins
p were raised by Dr.'C. E. McWhor-
ter on his farm a mile west of
town. *. -
Little Miss Buna Albertson cele-
brated her 10th birthday Monday,
assisted by over twenty of her juve-
nile • friends. After a number of
j games, all were Invited iht^ the
» dining room and served to Ice
•*’•> cream and cake.- Later, wpter-
Mh-' melons were enjoyed.
Prospectors Buy More Land
J. JK. Willis of Kaleta spent Sat-
urday. in Sijiton.
County Commissioner G.. R. Weir
of San Patricio was a pleasant call
er at the News office Saturday.
. Our politest thanks are due Mr
J. B. F. Showalter, one of San
Patricio county’s most progressive
and up-to-date.farmers, for two ex-
tra fine watermelons.
C. P. Rachal of Rosita was_in the
W. D. Sloarf of Bill county is the
guest of B. F. Touchstone this Week.
Mr. Sloan is here prospecting, and
will probably locate here.
J. L. Hamilton is building a new
residence in "the south part of town
.Misses Lena and Lillie Gaffney
of Corpus Christi are the guests of
Sheriff Odem and family.
Sheriff D, Odem made a business
trip to Corpus Christi today.
ML ^nd Ms. C. P. Williams of
Fort Stockton are, the guests of
their uncle, C. C. Corley.
J. J. Welder and family returned
tbday from a trip to teh Welder
Ranch, near Victoria).
Bennie McNutt, who has been at-
tending school at SlateiV’Missouri.
returned home yesterday. '
Mrs. D. E.’ Peavy of Refugio and
Mr. and Mrs. E. Si. Donald, of Bo
dias, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. C.
I. A’lbertson this week. , ,
Ed McGloin, Carey Eads and Ben
CHURCH OF CHRIST
Sunday morning sermon, “Re-
building the Walls of Jerusalem.”
Sunday evening sermon, “Mi-
You are cordially invited to at-
tend these services.
Bible Study—10:00 a. m. Sunday.
Preaching—11:00 a. m. and 7:30
p. m. -Sunday. >
Young People's Meeting—C:30 p.
Ladles Bible Class—3:30 p. m.
Player Meeting:— 7»C0 p. m. Wed-
Payton E. Olipliant. Minister.
Sunday School every Sunday at
10:Q0'alclock A. M. v "
~ ■ W. W. Jones. Sunt.
Maiden’s Heart Won by
Suitor’s Bank Balance
Bill and Jack, living in the same
Long Island town, were rivals for
the hand of. pretty Betty, but, al-
though she remained neutral and
showed no preference, each con-
sidered himself the fnvored ,one.
They remained friends, having
made a gentleman’s agreement that
there would he no hard feelings on
the part of the unsuccessful suitor.
However, there was no curb -on
the manner of courting her—and
Patricio County, Texas, this the 18th
day of June, A. D., 1930.
J. A. MATTHEWS,
Clerk df the County Court, San
Patricio County, Texas, and Ex-
Offleio Clerk of said Commis-
sioner’s Court of said County.
PICTURES NOW MOST ALL
Despite the fear that talking pic-
tures would see many of the old
Patricio County, Texas, as shown
by the map or plat of said Geo. H.
Paul Subdivision, of the J. J, Weld-
er Ranch, on file and of record in
the’ office of the County Clerk of
San Patricio County, Texas, as has film favorites of the screen re-
been heretofore subdivided into lots Placed by celebrities of the stage
‘and blocks of (he town of Tynan, with speaking and singing exper-
as shown by dedication, Vol. 1, Page lence, statistics show that there
13A. of the Map Records of Safi Pat- ha\e been few changes in stellar
ricio County, Texas, filed on the names. Oldtime fatorites have
4th day of November, 1911, and said learned to adapt themselves to
application also prays for Eaid court sound and add new followers,
to cancel said subdivision and to : Twenty million new film fans, it
throw said land back into acreage is estimated, have come into pic-
as they existed before said subdivi- ture theatres since the advent of
sionWas made; and ’sound films. The figure is based
WHEREAS, said Commissioners j upon government statistics sup-
Court has ordered notices to he is- plemented by estimates of the trade
sued and given of such application,
by the Clerk of said Court, as pro-
vided by law;
NOW, THEREFORE, notice is
tion will be announced in this j
at an early date.
About the worst holdup we
of is a pair of cheap suspe
papers of the industry.
Vast changes have come over
Hollywood srudios during the last
year. Where formerly the produe-
liereby given by the Commission- ers were interested solely in the si-
er’s Court of San Patricio County, j lent cinema, it i$ today that more
eontinuln^sen^ReRv^owerH nnd Texas- by publication hereof, as re-'than 85% of jhe pictures to eininate
' ■ • - - - quired by said article of the Revis- from the Hollywood flicker favor-
ed Statutes, that action be taken on ' ifes during the 1929-1930 season
§r Dr. Pepper Cu DaUi*,T*k.,l*l!
candy and took her to theaters and
the opera. Jack, on the other hand,
ni^Kt ^afterPeasant, vtel\ °he lsucl1 aP9li(-'ation, at a regular term , will be wholly or part talking pie,-4
managed to leave his bank book of said Commissioner’s Court of said lures: - To me?t- this detaandf
behind him in n chair, as if it had San Patricio County, Texas, Which studios have been made over night |
fallen out of Ids pocket. convenes on the 14th day of July, With construction of sound proof!
Betty, being tinman and feminine, A. D. 1930, being the 2nd Monday walls, the addition of monitor tur-1
could not resist her curiosity—and
tiiat is why she married Jack. •__j:__ll 1— ______________*
Flowers and candy can-be forgot-
ten, but .real money in a. hank
speaks volumes.—New York Sun.
IO-2 & 4
The Grace Evangelical Lutheran
Church of Sinton will have English
services fn the Presbyterian church
Sunday afternoon, July. 0, at 2:30
o’clock. Sunday school classes w ill vIrtuCf knowledge, an after life.-
meet after services. The Rev. C..i Baltimore Sun.
L. Bnhls of Corpus Christi will con-
Benjamin Franklin’s god resem-
bled .a Jehoyah. surrounded Py his
cherub'Ift. 8 deity that might have
.been dreamed of by a disciple of
Plato. . . . The supreme being of
Franklin is separated from us by
a series of beings, superior to us,
“irtferiOr to him. each installed In a 1
planer of its own. and ruling over
the satellites which belotog to it.
As an inhabitant of the earth.
Franklin thought himself obliged
to worship tiie god who lived in the
sun, nnd he made a liturgy for him
—a kind of abbreviation of the An-
glican prayers—to which he re-
mained faithful. Like a good Pla-
tonician, lip demanded of this god
Prospectors continue to come to Tumlinson tof)k ,n the ba„ &am(1
the Gulf Coast country and b«Y Rt Corpus Cbriati Snnday.
land. Never a week goes by but Mlgge8 Mabe, and Uj2le Mc01oll,
what several hundred acres of : vtaIted relatlves and friends at gac
real estate changes hands In San Uljg week
Patricio county, and new people. Mr and Mrg w M Myers and
are seen .on the streets of Staton. I Migs Lu(Ue Buchanan who have
The International £and and ^ | been visiting in Staton the past two
vestment company’s excursion train | wdeks (he guestg of Mr an<] Mrs
last Friday .hrbUght twenty-five Myefg ,eft Tuegday for thelr
homeseekers to Sinton, who ahow-L e at Walnut SprlnR8. They
ed their faith in this country by | were accompanled bome by Atl, and
buying 170,000 worth of land in this iMrs WfJI Myers and son> Joe A1.
county a few miles northwest of
duct the services.
A cordial invitation is extended
The new town of St. Paul is flour-
ishing ,and the saw and hammer
rings merrily six days in the week.
Easy to Remove
J. T. Gillespie went to Taft Mon-
day, where he has accepted a po.si-
tion as business manager of the
lumber yard and hardware depart-
ment of the Ooteman-Fultpn Past-
ure company. '
An East Texas paper says it bas
ncurreil the wrath of all the society
lies in town by a mistake of a
You have to wash your hair, any-
way—and now you can remove ev-
ery cpeck of unsightly, harmful
dandruff at the same time. Try
Fitch’s Dandruff Remover Sham-
poo today, and tomorrow be rid of
disagreeable, unpleasant dandruff.
/ Sinton Pharmacy
—Adv. • 1
MEXICAN CHURCH OF CHRIST
■ * -
Bible Study each Suhday morn-
ing at 10:00 o;clock.
Preaching, 11:C0 o’clock A. M.
Communion, 11:45 o’clock A. M.
Preaching, 7:30 o’clock, P. M.
Bible Study, Tuesdays, 7:30 P.M
Prayer Meeting, Fridays, 7:30
o’clock P. M.
George Sanchez, Minister.
MEXICAN BAPTIST CHURCH'
Twice more in the. past week we
have received six members by bap-
tism Into the local Baptist church
of Sinton. They are all Mexicans.
Our regular sendee is every Sun-
day in the Mexican school building.
Sunday (school at 10:00 o'clock
each Sunday morning.^
Preaehtng service at* 8:00 each
Everybody is invited—Everybody
SAVE WITH GAS
MISS ALICE NEWTON SAILS
Pretsure of Water
Iron vessels and other heavy
vessels sink to the bcean bed, and
the water pressure has nothing to
do with holding them irp- Water is
practically incompressible, so that
even at the greatest depths the
water o'? the ocean Is very little
heavier than the water near the
surface.. The volume of the ships
Is therefore much heavier than the
same volume of water at any deptli.
and the ship will sink. The pres-
sure of.a fluid is exerted equally
from all directions and not Simply
upward on the vessel. For a ship
to remain suspended’ halfway be-
tween the surface and the bottom,
it would have to be constructed of
some light material and have a
Very light cargo.- :
When you use gas, you not only enjoy the
convenience of Mother Earth’s most useful
product, but you also" SAVE.
Russell Gordon Carter, famous
as a writer of stories for boys,
said it was his experience that
boys seldom remember the names
of the authors, but never forget the 1
stories that they like.
“One of my neighbor’s boys once
•read a story of mine and told me
about It. The fact that my name
was on the cover had been entirely
overlooked and he was much sur-
prised when I told him I had writ-
ten the story and pointed out my
“‘Weil,’he said with a grin,’don’t
waste time bragging about this
one, but get busy and write some
more like it.’”
Sinton Gas Company
Miss Alice Newton, who has been
teaching in the Houston schools,
sailed last week from New Orleans*
for a trip to Europe, and will be t
gone all summer.—Hondo News in
San Antonio Express.
Miss Newton is an aunt of W. E.
Newton, linotype operator at the
“The Store of Serou:e,,
to eat at
Sore Bleeding Gums
Only one bottle Leto’s Pyorrhea
Remedy is needed to convince any-
one. No matter how bad your case,
get a bottle, use as directed, and if
;; you are not satisfied druggists will,
'return your money.
—Adv. - 1
Cop on shore. I’m going to ar-
rest you when you come out of
Old, bat Apt Phrase*
Few phrases are more apt than
“All his geese are swans,” which,''
has come down to us through more .
than 300 years, and which we un-
derstand to be practically synony- !
mous with the line “He 1s prone to
Like so many other idioms now
a solid part of our daily ennversa- i
tion, this one was originally found
in a book now considered a classic.
It was flrst used in none other
than the famous “Anatomy of Mel-
ancholia,’’ by Robert Burton, over
three centuries ago.—Kansas City
Just Like a Mas
Little Johnny is jnst picking up
slang expressions. The other day
the three-year-old was playing with
his sister. He came to her side
and put his Arms around her and
in a cooing way said to her: “I
’ove ’on Titter* dear, I *«ve ’on,”
and then quite suddenly he burst
e sister came
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San Patricio County News (Sinton, Tex.), Vol. 22, No. 23, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 3, 1930, newspaper, July 3, 1930; Sinton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth716880/m1/3/: accessed June 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Taft Public Library.