The Denison Press (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 75, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 4, 1934 Page: 1 of 4
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e Denison press
Representative United Press and International News Service
DENISON, TEXAS, TUESDAY, SEPT., 4th, 1934
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CELEVLAND, OHIO — Douq
Davis, noted speed pilot, was kill-
ed Monday in the $10,000 Thomp-
son trophy race. Davis was leading
• the field of tight planes when he
cut inside a pylon on the back
stretch. His body was badlv
THE NEW HOME MODERNIZING PLAN
According to press reports, the new home modernizing plan
us launched by the government whereby the home owner may
"be enabled to make repairs and improvementts, with low in-
terest payment and small seasonal hist aliments, is meeting
with favor generally. It is declared to be one of the most im-
portant steps to be made in the general plan to bring back
The release of such money for modernizing homes, and mak-
ing needed improvements and repairs, both in the city and
on the farms, will send a stream of prosperity into the ranks
of builders, carpenters ainl^1 —
other workmen. This in turn
will be carried back into the
regular channels of trade and
hasten better (lavs, it is
Generally it is meeting with
favor in the ranks of the build
ing trades, the dealers in lmild
ing materials, and the hankers,
it is claimed.
While all the details of the
plan are not fully known to all
who are interested in it, there
is enough known to place the
step in the ranks of approved
business methods, it is under-
The banks or other financing
concerns handling any paper
will he thoroughly protected
by the government, it is claim-
ed. The basis of the riskis de
(dared to he safe and will mean
that thousands of those wish
ing to make repairs or enlarge
ments < their property may
do so with comparative finan-
Locally, it is hoped that sev-
eral hundred will take advan-
tage of the step and make re-
pairs and help start the flood
of prosperity in this sector.
No trouble will be experienced
in having the fullest coopera-
tion from all parties concern-
ed. it is assured.
Information as to what steps
are necessary may he had from
the lumber yards reputable
contractors, the banks and
building and loan organiza-
In the ease of farmers, pay-
ments are made seasonal. In
the case of regular employed
persons, the payments, are in
line with their regular pay
Several cities o! the south
are already experiencing a
hearty response to the step
and the sound ot the saw and
hammer is beiim' heard again.
Three to Paris
Transferring of three men from
the local reemployment agency to
the Paris office of the organi-
zation was accomplished this week
according to Joe Houlihan, man
e-ger of the Denison office.
The three 'men were skilled
workers who were nee Jed in the
construction of a road in the La-
mar county town and will be in
structural steel department.
The Denison office is the head
of a large territory and has au-
thority over many of the county
offices. According to Mr. Houli-
han, many have told him that
when they want good men for
then- work, they “come to Denisor.
Hi-jacking With Citizens Shed
Knife Used in j Coats Again As
Sherman, Mon.! Mercury Zooms
Wars Work on
The Denison post Veterans of
Foreign Wars is working to pur-
chase for the organization cquip-
robbery of a taxi driver by the use 6 o’clock on Kingston's thermometer J ment necessary to pay the last
Hijacking of a new method wnsj The lowest thermometer reading
discovered in Sherman Monday j recorded in iDenison for months
night when a negro committed a was registered Tuesday morning at
NORMAN—Neal Mycr. accus-
ed of the murder of Marian Mills,
will start trial here Tuesday. It is
not anticipated that prosecutors
will seek the death penalty.
BROOKLYN — Two men and
one woman were caught here and
arrested for kidnaping a French
sailor. He has been held for sev-
eral week and about $2,600 was
given the kidnapers, who cabled
the sailor’s wife for the ransom.
WASHINGTON — President
Roosevelt had an embarrased vis-
itor at the White IIouso in the
form of Upton Sinclair, Democrat-
ic nominee of California, No poli-
tics was discussed, but economics
was the question raised. Sinclair
also discussed tho plan for ridding
California of poverty.
A Thousand Miles
About the time some of the
Fergus, n h iters think they are
going to show him up. lie fools
them. The fact that he resigned
as national democratic commit-
teeman in favor of John Gar-
ner knocked the chance tor
some of his enemies to pour
out their wrath. The governor
elect, das. V. Allred, said, “it
was a mighty fine thing for
Ferguson to do." Which places
Allred higher in the estimation
of his admirers and opposers
alike. Allred's words will go
f;ir to close any wounds or
sore spots not yet healed.
Oik* lady oi‘ ih>? dark complexion
was tel!in:; lier 1 Mend of the new
dance step she had learned not lonjr
before, and her friend did not un.
thT.-tand how she meant for them
to bo done. This was as they were
walking alon; • h streets together.
So, the ik. :• stops right then
and tliei a proceeds to show
the nriiiii’ :• m which the intricate
steps f . damv was to be ac-
complished to best advantage. A
few saw the happening and seemed
to enjoy the free show, at least, this
There will be 13 happier people
this afternoon after tho affair of
tho Chamber of Commerce ard lie-
tail Merchants association. There
are that many cash awards to be
mde. Here's hoping that yours
made. Here's hoping that yours
along with hundreds of others.
Denison to Get
Mrs. A. M. Orr
Dies at Famliy
Mrs. Alice M. Orr, 50, wife of
William F. Orr, Katy brakeman,
died Monday afternoon at 4:30 at
the family home, S23 W. Owens
street, after an illness lasting one
year and eight months. She was
born in Las Vegas X. M., July 7,
18S4, where she received her school-
ing. She has been a resident of
Denison for 2S years, coming from
Surviving are her hus’and and
one daughter, Miss Nell Tae Orr.
She wa- a member of ti : of R.
T. Auxiliary and the W •: Mem-
Funeral services wen • •Id Tues-
day afternoon at 2 o'clock at the
George Shields funeral home with
Dr. J. S. Ilodges of the First Pres-
byterian church officiating. Inter-
ment was in Fairview cemetery.
Pall bearers were George Bates,
H. I). Streetman, Will Butlan, Perry
Lindsay. Frank Herzinger, and O.
C. C. Awards
Preparations were completed
Tuesday morning for the giving of
awards in Forest Park at four this
afternoon as the culmination of
the campaign instituted rcently by
the retail merchants of the city.
It is estimated by those in
charge that one of the largest
crowds to ever gather in the park
will be present to witness the af-
fair. A similar gathering of this
nature was in the park August 20
at which it was estimated that
more than six thousand were
present and it is expected ev
more on this occasion.
Selection of the numbers of
persons to whom awards will be
given will be made by Professor
Hanks, blind music teacher of the
Members of the award commit-
tee are: Police Chief J. R. Dish-
ner, J, \V. Burtis, Jr., Verne W
Murray, LeRoy M. Anderson, A.
C. Casey and Oliver Hayes.
The recently purchased loud
speaker of the local Chamber of
Commerce that lias only been m
use one time, will be placed in tho
park so that all might hear.
An increase of 213 in the bun-
day school attendance over the
same Sunday, 1932 was shown n.
the report compiled by F. R. Law
hop, secretary of the association
At increase of 123 wa- reported
over the Sunday prior. The report
of tho : ehools are a.- follows.
First Baptist 476 453
Calvary Baptist 339 290
Waples Memorial . 291 366
Arms. Ave C’n. Christ 21n 220
Trinity Methodist . 183 154
First Presbyterian 168 16S
First Christian . 145 166
Full Gospel 104 118
Free Will Baptist 97 71
Nazarcnc 86 43
First Methodist..... 67 35
South Side Christian . 53 37
Every Man's Bible Class 25
Next Saturday Chicken Thieves
Total .................... 2239 2026
in.n soil will have its cotton cer-
tificates which exempts taxes on
cotton to be marketed by farmers,
ready for handing out to farmers
of this sector next Saturday morn-
ing at 1° i dock, according to i
sehod::h- worked out by County
Agent H. V. Gray. The papers will
hi at the Denison Chamber of Com-
The purpose of the certificates ’9
to permit farmers to sell their
potion up- to the point of their ex-
emption from taxation under the
Hankie ad act of curtailment. Some
tanners have already market td
their cotton by leaving with the
ginner necessary amount ot lax.
This tax money will be returned
by the government in a few days.
Such sales were made by farmers
where they wished to get hold of
ready cash, or to carry out their
practice from year to year of mar-
keting cotton as it Is ginr.ed
Chicken thieves seem to be ac-
tivo once more in Denison, ac-
cording to the local police. One
call came in Monday night of the
disappearance of almost 30 of the
Removal of that number was
made from the roosts of a Mr.
Schwalbe at his home located at
315 E. Morton, sometime Monday
Chicken thieves were active for
p. short period a few weeks back
when many were reported to tho
police as being stolen.
of a long-bladed knife, according when th<- purple line sank to 61
to Jimmy Price, desk sergeant and degrees. At 1 o’clock Tuesday af-
finger print expert of the Denison ternoon the line was mounting up-
police. \ wards, having reached 81 degrees
The story as told to the city at that time, a Jump of 20 degrees
police over the telephone was to m 7 hours time. Prospects were
the effect that a W:i driver in that the temperature wcfuld contin-
the Holy City picked up a negro ue rising as the sun beamed down
man faro and proceeded to drive from a cloudless sky.
him to his destination when he Numbers of citizen were seen
was held up at the point of a going to work ir. the morning In
knife blade. $3 to $1 was taken coats and vests, but by noon these
from the driver. had hcen shed and were being car.
Approaching another taxi of the t ied home over the arm to be de-
same company, the negro com- posited until a further drop in
manded the taxi driver to park the mercury warranted their use.
|iis machine behind the other one--
and started in the direction of the
second. As the taxi driver hap-
pened to recall the driver of the
second car was the possessor of a^
pistol which ho carried with him.1
Shouting a warning to the'
other and telling him to “shoot
that negro” the second man open-
ed fire shooting at the hijacker
four times and evidently missing
as the negro fled into the dark-
respects to their deceased mem-
bers, according to Post Command-
er H. B. Dodge.
“It is the ieast we can do and
that is what the boy3 want—to be
laid way in regulation army fa
shion with the firing squad fully
equipped. This requires suitable
uniforms and other equipment.
Tho boys deserve such recognition
and we want to give it to them,”
declared Mr. Dodge.
The money raised in the donkey
baseball game and other projects
which the organization may launch j
will have for its purpose raising
the necessary fund to purchase
Fighting proved a costly game
to three youths who reside north-
easi of the c;ty, when they were
fined $17.50 each Monday morning
In Judge M. M. Scholl's Justice of
the Peace court.
It all started over one man tak-
ing home ihe young lady friend of
another from u dance being hpld
northeast of Denison .Saturday night
and rot earing for the actions of
the man in quest'on, the losing
! suitor proceeded to gath< r around
" [him two of hla trustworthy friends.
Arrested for the torturing of a who turned sleuths and followed the
cow found on his property a West couple home. At an opportune time
End man pleaded guilty to the the trio exercised tin ir physical
prowess to the extent tli.it the lady
swi-per ended seenrd best. that
is, lie was left, incapacitated for
Tile man receiving the lone end
of the deal, ids ire roused,* in:
wont directly to the Justice court, i
to file complaints against his a--
sallants which resulted in the ar-
resting of the three boys anil the
trial that came about Tuesday
morning in the Ioca.1 justice court
Now, after paying the stiff fine,
the boys go on their weary way,
vowing that if iliey fight again,
they are going to pick on one who
will not tell the authorities.
charge of wounding and torturing
a domestic animal, in tli ■ justice
of the peace court and was fined
$1 and costs, $17.50, by Judge M.
Had the beast been mortally
wounded, the charge would have
ben serious, which would have re-
sulted in a stiffer fine, according
to the judge. But as the bovine
suffered no damaging effects, the
owner preferred the lesser charge.
Should be Proud
Be Careful in
For the benefit of our readers,,
as the dove season opens, we are
printing things that are unlawful
in the hunting of game in the
state of Texas.
We quote from the Digest of
Game, Fish and Oyster Laws of
Commission of Austin Texas,
September 1, 1934.
Hunt, kill or possess game birds
game animals or other birds and
animals, except where provided by
Kill or take turkey hen.
Kill or injure and bat.
Have in possession more than
fifty game birds of all varieties
at any time, excepting transporta-
Final arrangements have been
completed for the barbecue to be
given for the high school football
boys and the members of the va-
rious clubs sponsoring the event,
according to Ralph Porter, presi-
dent of t ic Junior Chamber of
The barb, cue is to be given
Thursday night, beginning at 7:30
at the Boy Scout cabin on East
Sears street, and will be sponsored
by the Junior Chamber of Com-
merce, the Senior Chamber of
Commerce, the Lions club, the
Rotary club, the Denison school
board, the Retail Merchants Asso-
ciatoin and the American Legion.
According to Harvey Thompson,
chairman of the foods committee,
preparation for the 150 pounds
of barbeuc and many buns and
fruits have been selected for the
occasion, and everything will be in
readiness for the feeding of ap-
proximatel; 150 persons expected
Forty-five members of the Yel-
iowjacket team for 1934 are to be
present, along with the members
of the several clubs and organiza-
tions which are sponsoring the af-
According to J. V. Conatser,
chairman of the entertainment
committee, a suitable program has
been arrangd which will be satis-
fying to all.
Music for the occasion will be
furnished by the Municipal Baud
under the direction of George
Mosse. After the band concert the
barbecue will begin, during which
time speeches will be made by Bill
Steakley, R. F. McFarland, Mayor
Calrencc Scott and Rev. G. L.
Two of the Yellowjacket team
will make rsponsive speeches. Geo.
Davis .captain of the 1934 team
tion and storage companies. , . , .
0 ,, , ,. , land Charlie Williams, quarterback
sell or buy game birds or game I .
aiinals, dead or alive, regardless
of where caught or killed; except
Misses Doris Leontine and I’hara
Cotton have returned homo from a
three weeks vacation in South
Texas, visiting friends and rela-
BOONVII,L10, Mo, —It seems the
Fnited Spanish War Veterans hav ■
plenty c f reasons to be proud of
partied .it ion in that war, according
to a list furnished by Hugh L.
Stephenson, commander of the de-
partment of Iowa. 193:1-33, and re-
vealed at tile thirtieth annual en-
campment, department of Missouri,
Excerpts from Stephenson's list,
showing why lie believes a veteran
of the Spanish-American War
should h" proud of his participa-
it was America's first "war for
It was Americas only 100 pc
cent volunteer army.
It was the only wan ill history
that paid dividends.
It was not fought to a draw—
America dictated the peace terms.
It was respotisiide for building
of the Panama Canal.
It was responsible for passage of
the national defense act.
It led to abolition of yellow fever
and kindred diseases.
It furnished every comm tnder for
tho United States in the World
It was the United States’ first
campaign fought on- foreign soil.
It marked industrial reeor.strtie- j
tion of the outh.
Being Put on
The exact date of the invention
of the cannon is not known,
though, as early us the 14th cen-
tury, hand cannon were used by
the Flemish. They were simple
little gadgets with wooden stocks,
muzzle-loading, and set off by
applying a torch to a small hole.
Until the middle of the last cen-
tury the size of a cannon was
determined by the weight of its
projectile, such as two-pounder,
four-pounder, etc. Now they tire
are measured by the dinmeter of
tho muzzle in centimeters or
An inspection ot the cotton fields
in various sections of Grayson and
other counties Monday shows that
in most of the fields is to he noted
new cotton s.| mres making tlieir
appeaiance in (lie tops of the
It is thought, with good weather
now, most of these will make ad-
d tionai cotton, bringing the yield
to more titan was at first expected,
it is to lie noted that from 4 to I
1 new squares and small boles dtave
| made their appearance in the
| stalks, from which cotton has al-
ready boon picked, in some cases
as much as a quarter of a bale
has already been picked
If the outlook makes as good as
it now promises, it will be a great
relief to the farmers and the pick-
In many cases most of the cotton
would have otherwise boon picked
by the middle of this month, where
before the picking went into the
month of December. Tills afforded
pickers a means of livelihood which
if taken away this winter would
mean an additional source of suf-
fering and lain r shortage, :t is
(claimed and the outlook for more
cotton is a general source of re.
Too much rain and cloudy weath-
er for tho next few days would
mean that the new prospect would
fail as the weather would lie favor-
able to insects of various kinds,
The Denison city school hoard
will meet Wednesday at S o’clock
at the high school, according to an-
nouncement Tuesday morning from
Superintendent F. B. Hughes office.
gumc breedeis; ami taxidermists
who may sell unclaimed sped
Bring game into thi: state dur-
ing the closed season without a
permit from the Game, Fish and
Hunt, kill or take any duck,
goose or brant by any means
other than by the ordinary gun,
not to exceed 10-gauge, capable
of being shot front the shoulder.
Kill or hunt any game bird or
game animal between one-half
hour before sunrise.
Take game birds by net or
Ship game to one’s home or to
a taxidermist and unless affidavit
it attached that the shipper has
lawfully killed such game.
Destroy the nests or eggs of
any bird.- protected by the law
of this state.
Hunt under license of another.
Receive any hunter on board a
boat for pay unless owner has a
license l’or his boat.
Hunt for hire or hire anyone to
Hunt from a motor boat, sail
boat, boat under tow, auto or
Hunt on a State Game Preserve.
Hunt at night with a headlight
in a territory where deer are
known to range.
Hunt out of the county of your
residence without a license.
Refuse to stop a vehicle or auto
when demanded by a game and
fish warden, and it it unlawful to
refuse to allow a game and fish
warden to search your game bag
when he has reason to believe
that a game law has been violated.
Hunt or fish on enclosed lands
ol another without the owner’s
Shoot any gun or firearms in,
on along or across any public roaa
in this state.
Possess 'any deer carcass or
green hide with all evidence of
Kill doe deer, fawns, or spike,
Use a deer call, except deer
horns, which may be rattled.
Keep migratory birds or water-
fowl on cold storage 10 days after
season has closed.
are the two boys chosen to answer
the speeches made by the Deni-
son business men.
The coaching staff of the high
school. Logan Stollenwerck and
Jim Petty, will be introduced dur-
ing the course of the barbecue, as
will each of the players on the
squad and what positions they are
to hold down.
At the culmination of the events,
the festivities will be closed with
the singing of the school song.
FORMER DENISON POSTAL
WORKER DIES IN CALIF.
Lorenzo Howe, one time assistant
postmaster here, died Sunday In
Los Angeles .according to a wire
received in Denison Monday by
relatives After leaving here lie o.p.
orated a merchar.tile establishment
at Madill, Okla. moving to Calif-
ornia in 1904.
He is survived by his wife, onn
son and one daughter, and one sis-
ter, Mrs Anna Fitzgerald of Sher-
PELLY FUNERAL TO
BE HELD IN SHERMAN
M s. Sophia K Peiley, 78, mother
of Mr-. \V it Judd of this city,
died it ilu- h- of In-rfdaughter,
Mrs. Luih. r Ladd, two miles south
of Shenu . according to word re-
ccivod hero Funeral services will
be held Tuesday at the Key Mem-
orial Methodist church. Mrs. Pel-
ley came to Sherman from Ken.
tuckv fifty years nsro.
Husband »»■! Wife
Advertise in Ths Dertieon Press
My wife wants me to promise
I'll not mary again if she were to
die, but she absolutely refuses to
make the same promise.—C. E. L.
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