The Denison Press (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 65, Ed. 1 Saturday, June 8, 1935 Page: 1 of 4
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DENISON, TEXAS, SATURDAY, JUNE 8th, 1935
VOL. 5-NO. 55
WHOSE MAIN STREET?
The* fact that there ure a few'—and in fact that are very
few—who have raised the objection to any of the proposed
bond money being spent on down town streets or alleys on the
ground that “Main street property owners should pay for it
if they wish dow'n town alleys or streets paved,’’ raises the
question as to just whoea itreets are they anyhow?
That anyone eould raise such an objection, is beyond
our ability to comprehend. Who uses the downtown streets
anyhow? Is not our Main street the most used street in the
city? Is there any one who,* —
while walking on it or driving
Is Present Day
Youth Able To
Make the Grade?
Each Denison Troop to Send
Representative to be Choa-
en by Scouts; Dick Finch
Is the present day youth able
to make the grade and meet the
test as he applies to the modern
business man for a job?
Is he lacking in that thing nec-
essary to give the employing man
Durant and Bells, who have *P* < the impression when making ap-
plied as representatives to the na-1 pljCation in person that he is able
tional jamboree at Washington!t0 show the firm he can take or-
Pai ents of scouts from Denison,
Full Week Scheduled
For Railroad Events;
Parade Is Planned
der», behave himself in a manner
characterized to let the boss know
he can fill the job and take pro-
his car but would like to see a
clean, well paved street? Is
it not a matter of pride that he
can see and use a street in good
And again what will contri-
bute to the general health
of all the city more thau a clean
down town alley section? As it
is now trucks actually get stuck
in some of the alleyways back
of business houses. The condi-
tion of the alleys during bad
weather forces trucks deliver-
ing goods to our merchants to
be hurtled from our Main street.
* This in turn brings about a
more congested condition and
hinders the orderly traffic of
other cars on Main street. Pav-
ing alleys and turning much
traffic into them will relieve
Main street of a great deal of
its congestion. It will make it
possible then, and the city wdl
enforce all truck loading and
unloading to bo done from the
Aside from the removal ot
'congestion of traffic is still
the better phase of it being a
sanitary move. Take any of
the rains we have been having
and the sight of Main street
being turned into an open
drain-ditch with refuse and dis-
eased matter floating on the
surface of the streets, is enough
to cause us to take immediate
steps toward a sanitary sewer
and drainage system.
At present the storm sewer
..item is entirely inadequate.
This diseased-laden east off ma-
terial should not be permitted
tu be washed down our Main
street spreading its possible
Uow can any one reason that
a step to improve this condi-
tion by a storm sower and pro-
per alleys is uot something
that inures to the general good
of all of us? A germ-laded
steram washing down Deni-
son’s main street and alleys is
dangerous to all alike. Il is a
condition that should be reme-
died at the earliest possible
moment and we have that
chance now with the floating of
the proposed bond issue.
Speaking of traffic enforcing,
how about those cars, the driv-
ers of which’seem to think that
because they arc in a public
service .they have an unchal-
lenged right to speed about
shuttle-like through traffic ov-
er the city at a high rate of
speed. Is the taxi business so
important and vested with any
such special priviledges?
There is still a place for the
young man who knows how
to walk into a place of business
and properly present himself
to the man who is looking for
a new1 employee. So many
young fellow's, on making ap-
plication for a position, give
the boss tlte impression that if
y.akes him in, the man look-
ing for the job will be trying
to give all the orders present-
August 21 to 30 inclusive, met at
the Chamber of Commerce Friday
| night to make plans for the trip,
j The boys will be led to the jam- motion?
boree by D. L. Finch, local scout-j '|«, he the kind of fellow, in the
master. I main, that walks into a place and
The parents decided that all of j sauntering up to the desk of the
the scouts will be in uniform in el.ploying man in a kind of a
dress during the week trip andl “^11, i am here, whatcha want”
WASHINGTON — American!tl,at they wil1 make a three-day attitude that makes the boss come
business is asked to observe the | triP to New York while at the jam-
NRA and govern itself according boree. The parents voted to have
to its principles, although it is to Ben Burget, scout executive, take
WANT NRA SANS POWER
be a voluntary act on their part,
according to action taken by the
care of ail the plans for the boys.
There will be a large number
House Friday. That body voted Denison scouts attend the jam- mind quick when the youth ap-
proached him as he did that he
right back at him with this:
“I did want you, but I don’t
know’—the place if filled.”
In fact the place has not been
filled, but the boss has made up
to extend the NRA until April,, boree. each troop electing their
1936, but it does not carry power1 deiegates from their ranks. Most
of enforcement. j °* the boys will pay their own ex-
The Senate will act on the mea-’P°nses-
sure some time before June 16, at Mr- BuHCet has listed a number
which time the NRA expires. Pres- of item* that each boy wiU be re
ident Roosevelt has requested 1uired t0 buy for the triP and
Donald R. Richberg to remain in order for them must be in his of‘
Washington for a while until the.fice by July 2' PhysicaI examina-|
new adjustment has been made.ltion “PP^tions must be sent in
Mr. Richberg has tendered
resignation as chairman of the
did not want that kind of fellow
The other day here in Denison
a certain organization was in
search of a young man to place
him with the organization. Eight
Truck Drivers Incensed After
Establishment of Entry Board
In Oklahoma This Week; Costs
Local Merchant Reported
Plastered With $55 Fees
As He Goes to Durant for
Potatoes; Costs Others,
Texas truck operators were
shying clear of the state of Okla-
homa following the establishment
of r board of entry in that state,
it was reported today. The board
was begun this week.
Drivers here said that the
charges of the board were exhor-
titant and unfair when Oklahom-
ans can come into this state with
young fellows applied for the job their trucks without paying such
—or were sent for to call on the (heavy taxes.
behind the desk to do the; Texas drivers or others from
. man ™.i.
his ’ by Wednesday, June 12. | empi0ying. ! iht various states, passing through
I Parents from Denison attending | It lequired less than ten min- Oklahoma, are stopped before
the meeting were: Mr. and Mrs.
__ jC. M. Esler, Mrs. G. E. I'arcell,
WON'T PAY WAR DEBT ] ^rs, I • Patillo, Mr, and Mis.
LONDON—The first official D- L- Finch, Mrs J. F. Heimburg-
statement made by Stanley Bald- ^ MJ’ ***** YJ ,arr0tt,’
win, England’s new premier, is Mrs’ M’ M’ Marshali an<l Mr* and
that England will not pay an in-
stallment on the war debt duel
ents were Mrs. Margie Rushing,
... ., . .. | Leo Thompson, Mr. and Mrs.
this month to the United States. ,, , „ , ,, ,
I fu rJ Harry Hugh. and Mr. and Mrs. J.
This is taken to indicate that their
will be no great change in Brit-
ain’s foreign policies under Bald-
KIDNAPER GETS LIFE
ST. PAUL—-A life sentence was
given Volney Davis, confessed
kidnaper of Edward G. Bremer
for whom a ransom of $200,000)
jwas paid. Davis was caught in
Chicago two weeks ago.
J. J. McLaughlin, political boss
of Chicago, received five years,
the charge being that he peddled
some of the $57,000 ransom mon-
Harold Alderton, college man
and coach, received a sentence of
R. Smith. Bells attendants were:
Mr and Mrs. W. S. Roddy, Earl
Moore and Eldrige Craig.
WRONG TIP ON KIDNAPERS
TACOMA—When the alarm
was spread by the postmaster at
Elk City, Ida., that ten of the
ransom bills has been left with
him by parties, officers soon
rounded up parties traveling thru
the country. The parties proved
to be tourists and the money not
any of the wanted ransom bills.
A man arrested at Louisville, Ky.,
proved to be an army engineer
In Denison To
Crevices Caused by Heavy
Rains Will be Filled, City
Engineer Says Following
Blacktopping of several new
streets in Denison will begin im-
mediately, announced City En-
gineer A. M. Brenneke, following
a meeting of the citj? council Fri-
Employees have been busy onj
the blacktopping of several blocks, ,
in the city the past few weeks|d/f F'"ay at
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utes for the eight to go
through j they have gone far into the state
the test. Seven of them almost! and stuck with a high mileage
instantly eliminated themselves by rate, according to the distance
the attitude they struck when they they are traveling there, truckers
made their approach. They were]say. If their machines are for hire,
cooky, uncouth, illmannered, care- they are further plastered
less or registered some other naus
eating thing to
All of which
questoin is not
the would-be era-
gives rise to the
our education in
some manner being overlooked injeiator, was reported as
some of our schools when w'e do) Durant for some sacks
not train our young how to apply
for a position?
The youth of the land can’t
altogether be to blame.
$75 fee for a license. The mileage
tax is made with each trip while
the license is good for one year.
Cost Him $55
One Denison grocery store op-
toes from a wholesale house. He
paid out $55 in taxes and fees
before he was
City Will Keep
$2 Street Tax,
Act Necessary as City has no
Money for Street Work for
Summer; Taxpayers Kick.
Denison will continue her annual
$2 street tax, ws s the decision
made by the city council Friday
ailernoon after a lengthy discus-
sion on the subject.
The council reported that thew
had received many complaints on
the tax by persons who felt that
it was unfair.
A close check will be made this
year on the street taxes, it was
reported and collection of the
1935 taxes will be started immed-
iately. Tax payers can either pay
tiie $2 or work it out at $1 a day.
A. M. Brenneke, city engineer,
said that there was work needed
to be done that had been financed
in the past by street taxes. A
total of more than $1300 was re-
ceived last year from this source,
ofoav- s nowi sthe time for lem
Yet, Says Head
TRIP IS GIVEN
Dance to be Held Friday
Night; Employees to be
Honored by Rotarians
Thursday, Says Report.
where, either in the home or the
schools, the one thing necessary
to get a boy started in life—how
to apply for a position—is sadly
Some-j to this state, according
allowed to return
The law there further charges
for an overlength truck at a__ cer-
tain amount per inch over the al-
loted length, local officers said.
Truck drivers here were in-
censed at the high rate charged
Jacob A. Grubbs
Dies At Home
East Of City
A full week of acitivites is sched-
uled from June 10 to 15, in cco-
nection with the National Railway
Week being held thrgughout the
nation, according to E. B. Wood-
inansee, in charge of Denison pro-
grams. Some event will be held
each day here,
Although the program has not
yet been completed, a temporary
lineup was issued today by Mr.
Features Huge Parade
The main attraction of the en-
tire week will be held Monday
night when a mammoth parade of
at least twenty-two units will be
.staged. The participants will meet
at the intersection of Houston
avenue and Main street at 7 p. m.
Monday, Mr. Woodmansee said.
The parade will march up Main
to the high school, then back to
Burnett avenue, then to the park
for another program.
Those to take pait in the par-
ade are: Mounted cycle police, J.‘
F. Redmon engine, running under
its own power, Katy Drum and
Bugle corps, Mayor and city offi-
cials of Denison and Sherman,
county officials in cars, railroad
officials, railroad floats, Katy
bar.d, National Guards and Signal
Corps, Boy Scouts, high school
railroad veterans, Junior
where it was badly needed. The Bvoaca
work is under the supervision 0f • ox ■" 1 , ,
Brenneke and Commissioner Fred | tor four hunched hit and two
, | runs in the fourth. Dahlgren led
Several blocks will he retopped' the attack with adouldc and a
pending the outcome of the ana-• tiiple.
wers of real estate owners who The Chicago White Sox hit
are not in Denison, it was report- three Detroit pi’chers for sixteen
ed. Their positive answers must hits to win 9 to 8, but hud to use
be forthcoming before the work all of them as the Tigers got to
can be started. Ted Lyons for fifteen safeties.
In Ball Games ]weight and length laws,_
$1,000 Bond In
American league leading New
York Yankees felt the sting of
hands of the
to 1, after the
Following an illness of three
weeks, Jacob Alexander Grubbs, band,
succumbed at his home three miles and Senior Chamber of commerce,
east of the city Thursday evening American Legion, Veterans of
at 7:10 o’clock. Foreign Wars, and Forty and
Mr. Grubbs was one of the coun-1 Eight, Sherman visitors, 60 cars,
tys’ most successful farmers and! fraternal organizations, Denison
when Oklahoma drivers I business men, had resided on the j railroad employees, Denison color-
conic into Texas, go where they j homo place which was established! ed band, Denison colored railroad
please, and it costs them nothing seven years back for a permanent employees,
as long as they obey the traffic i residence. Park Program to be Given
j Deceased was married Dec. 2. | Following the parade, a short
i i.sP" in North Arkansas to Miss program will be held at the park
,1 orcnce Raney. His birthplace stand when an address of welcome
was in Tennessee. Coming to Tex-! will be given by either Mayor
as soon after his marriage, he (Clarence Scott or Judge Alexand-
. Clarence Dunaway, Cotton Mill
I ru n, was placed under a $1,000
, 1 mu' Friday by Justice of the
! peace M. M. Scholl on a burglary
settled in Fannin county, near
Bonham, where he prospered at
farming. He moved to Grayson
county seven years back.
Dcecased was a member of the
WOW lodge. Services will be con-
ducted Sunday afternoon at 2:30
j o’clock from the Short-Murray
l lRE DESTROYS NEGRO
HOME FRIDAY NIGHT
Fire of undetermined origin
destroyed the home of J. H. Bon-
net, negro, 521 West Johnson
•treet Friday night. The call fume
in at 9:15.
REPORTS HOG STOLEN
FRIDAY NIGHT HERE
A hog was stolen Friday night
from Mrs. Ethel Jones, 300 East
Horon itreet, it was reported to
city police today.
FAVOR RELIEF CLIENTS
issued by President Roosevelt that
relief clients be given first con-
sideration in letting out work un-
der the new four billion re-cm-
ployment program. His ruling is
made an executive order and pre-j
scribed rules and regulations for^
such employment under the re-i
covery drive. , j __
Figures indicate that last month, ^ mounted troop of the Den.
there were about .nineteen million ^ ^ ^ 8n over.
on the relief ro 1. e p an is o hike tQ the jameson farm,
have al of them at work on some . ,. .
, , ,, near here, according to H“n R,,r
of the jobs created by the new
work program by July of next
Filling of crevices and breaks j Zeke Bonura : ided the cause by; constable Ira Jessee, who made
in city streets caused by the re- j belting out a homer. Four Phila- ht, arrcst and filed the charges,
cent heavy rains, will be made'delphia pitchers felt the heavy1 ^,lin that he |la,i recovered part
soon, Brenneke said
Plan Hike To
get, local scout executive. The
troop was formed this week with
_ Billie Jameson as head.
LAVAL GETS O. K. VOTE i Thc bovs who are to a“elld the
PARIS—A vote of confidence overnight camp are Dale Scoggins.
Premier U«1 b, the J. 0. W*JC OH C»x K.y
Chamber of Deputies in a stormy Owenby and Ross Stodda.d.
session when by 324 to 160 that1 Denison scouts who own horses
body indicated its indorsement or a"d «ish to i°ln the tro°P m«ht
effort to save (he iranc. j d° s0- wording to Mr. Burget.
TOO MANY COCKTAILS REPORTS CAR STOLEN
DETROIT—Fear of the social: TO CITY POLICE
structure as exemplified in too
many cocktails and too frequent
marriages which amounts to noth-
ing short of progressive polygamy,
was emphasized in the General
(Contiaoet on Page 4)
Paul Payne, 730 West Day
•treet, reported to city police that
his car, a dodge sedan, was stolen
Friday night near the Sujjerba
theatre. Police are working on the
the heavy' ftia that he had
hitting of the Washington Sen.a-l0l ^ illdjc]es valued at $150 and
tors who connected for sixteen1 gome ol- q had been identified by-
hits as the Nats won 11 to 6. The ( jibli.
Macks hit safely thirteen hits, but j Dunaway has been plated in the
couldn't bunch them when they; t.0unt.y jail at Sherman until time
were needed. 1 for his trial.
New York Giants, National lea-j -—--——
gue leaders, beat out the Boston WILLIFORD IS NAMED
charge in connection with the c)l.;pel with Rev. L. R. Lamb, pas-,
leged robbery of the cai o! .. |t-ol, 0f Calvary Baptist church!
Ctilib, Singer Sewing Machine rep- jn charge Services wiU be direct-
entative, near the Hole imp ^ ^ Short-Murray followed by
several weeks ago. interment at Fairvievv.
For the past three years Mr.
Grubbs had been in the grocery
business on Paw Paw hill one mile
east of the city. He had formerly
operated a grocery business some
five miles west of Denison for a
period of four years.
Deceased is survived by his
Braves 3 to 2 in ten innings. Ben
Cantwell held the Giants to seven
hits, two less than the number
garnered off Parmalee by the
Extra base hits were the order
of the day as Brooklyn heat Pbil-J time of
adelphia 11 to 9 in a real slug-j
fest. Both teams used a number'
of pitchers. 29 safeties were hit,
fourteen for doubles and three
for home runs.
Hitting fifteen times, three of
them for home runs, the Cincin-
nati Reds jumped on the Pitts-
burgh Pirates for a 13 to 4 vic-
tory. The reds started their
splurge in the second with five
runs crossing the plate.
Tn the Texas league Galveston
won from Tulsa 2 to 0; San An-
tonio beat Fort Worth 10 to 5;
and Houston blanked Oklahoma
City 5 to 0,
AS MAYOR PRO-TEM
F. B. Williford, city commis-
sioner, was named as Mayor pro-
tein by the city council Friday af-
ternoon. He will take thc place of
Mayor Clarence Scott during any
LOW PAST TWO DAYS
1 he thermometer in Denison
stayed at a low point Friday af-
tornoon and Saturday morning,
according to the Kingston indi-
cator. High was reached at 3 p.
m. Friday when the mercury read
76 degrees hut had lowered to 63
at 3 a. m. today. 74 degrees was
tegistered at 10 a. m.
.Mrs. C. L. Thompson of Fort
Worth was In Denison Friday vis!t-
iny: her sister, Mrs, Earl Burch.
er Gullett, the Wiggens quartet
will sing several numbers, music
by the Bruhin’s string orheestra.
accordion music by Alice Marie
Whitney and several selections
by the Katy band, Mr. Woodman-
see said. '*
Tuesday the local employees
■and Katy band will go to Sherman
to assist that city in their parade,
at 8 p. m.
DLplay» to be Held /
Wednesday there will be an in-
spection of railroad facilities in
Denison. All of the latest equip-
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NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS
If yo« do aot gat your
widow, Mrs. Florence Grubbs,
thiee sons, Ottie A. Grubbs, Wich-
ita ,Kan.; W. G. Grubbs, Los
Angeles, Cal.; Frank Grubbs, Den-
ison. Also a daughter, Mrs. Bes-
sie Thomas of this city survives,
besides three brothers, Sol
Grubbs, Roxton; Jack Grubbs, Ft. j
Worth; and John Grubbs, Waxa-|
hitchie. One sister, Mrs. Maggie
Falls, lives at Honey Grove, and
Mis. Millie Alsbrook, another sis-
ter. resides at Breckenridge.
Five gradchildren survive also.
! dalivorad to you by I p, ■> ouch
day, plot** ptouo 300 uud uup wfU
•not tuot oq
THE DENISON PRESS
Husband and Wife
WATER EMPOYEES GET
WAGE RAISE BY COUNCIL
Two water department ei
ployees of the city will have their
salaries raised to their original
amount, it was decided by the
city council Friday afternoon af
ter City Engineer A. M. Bren-
neke made the recommendation.
The employees salaries w’ere eut
several months ago.
Whenever va -
hard, the tears begin to tww i
looks like he ia '
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