The Denison Press (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 75, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 4, 1934 Page: 4 of 4
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who la confined at tho
a! is reported improved.
B. L. Hawkins of Woodville
•topping in Den I eon Tuesday.
pfclrk Jess Tolton of Sherman is
•bopping in Denison Tuesday.
S®^.; MiW- Betsy Calvert of Durant
Was a week-end visitor
Mies Lucille Kirkland returned
Saturday from a two week vaca-
tion at northern points.
Mr. and Mrs. George Cuchenor
spent the holidays with Mends at
Mrs. Harry Hudgins and son,
Tom, of Sherman visited in Denison
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. DeFratus
and son, Pat, have returned from
a visit at the Kianiichi mountains.
Cecil J. Wright who has been at
the Long-Sneed <•!ini1 was dis-
charged Tuesday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Burton Hodges of
Sherman are in Denison Tuesday
Mrs. O. Ci. Fairley and Miss Cleta
Franks are visiting in Houston
Billy Frame who is a patient at
the Katy Hospital is reported to be
getting along fine.
Mrs. Gertrude Murphy recently
entered the Katy Hospital for
11. B. Dixon, conductor, is report-
ed to be getting along nicely at
the Katy Hospital.
W. H. Clayton returned Monday
from a business trip to South
at the office of a local fffcyaMve.
Mi*. Agnes Finn add sob, Johnny
of Dalian are la the city visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Murphy.
Mr. and Mrs. Chan Bodkin and
daughter, Mona, have returned
from a week-end trip to Devil's
Tobe Madden and Wife and little
daughter, June, spent the week end
with Mr. Madden's parents, Xr. and
Mrs. .1. W. Madden.
Earl Arnes of Preston Bend, who
has been a patient at the city hos-
pital. was discharged Tuesday
Miss Pearl Woods returned Sat-
urday from a visit with relatives
and friends at Waco, Greenville,
and other points.
A. E. Andrews, 404 East Munaon
street, a patient at the Katy Hos-
,plal, is getting along* along all
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Peterson
have returned from a vacation trip
to South Texas which included the
Mrs. Harriet A. Reaves, 118 East
Sears street, left Sunday for Sul-
phur, Oklu., where she will spend a
Wayne Bruce returned to Fort
Worth Monday after spending the
holidays with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Kelly Bruce, 130 M. Hull.
Mrs. L. C. Ellis of Dallas was
in Denison Labor Day visiting
B. L. Clark of Waco,
Denison citizen, was in town Mon-
day visiting friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Preston Malone
and son. Jimmy, of Dallas spent
Labor Day in Denison visiting Dr.
and Mrs. Charles McGregor.
Sid Louie, retired passenger con.
ductor of Gainesville, entered the
Katy Hospital Monday for treat-
Mrs. Frank Davis and Mrs. Lon.
nie Palmer have returned to their
home in Longview after the hoi
idays with Mrs. V. .1. Douglass.
A son was horn to Mr. and Mrs.
A. C. Sparks. 1200 West. Owen
street. Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Doa.no, 1000
former West Bond street, have recently re
turned from a vacation trip to
point in New York and Connecti-
A son was born
I* A. Sampson, 1505 West Morton
street. Monday morning.
I >. O'Connor, former Denison
citiz n who was operated recently
at the Frisco hospital in Fort
to M:. and Mrs. \ynrth is reported not to lie getting
along s#o well.
Miss Helen Potts of Wichita
Falls spend the week-end with
Miss Maybelle Warren and Mrs.
W. I. Rowe.
Jock Robinson who has been
confined at the Katy Hospital for
some time is reported to be get-
ting along nicely. He plans to go
to Oklahoma City this week-end
A safe place to buy ail makes and models
Wood Motor Car Co.
510 W. Main
Chry.ler—Plymouth Phone 55
JUST ASK FOR THEM
Seen in Pcnon of
fc’. S. Van Dine, creator of the
famous ^detective, tbad only* one
Philo Vance in mind when he be-
gan composing the bizarre mys-
tery thrillers that have been for
several years termed the most eit.
glossing in the mystery novel
But when Warren William, suave
star of First National productions
makes his bow as Philo Vance in
the newest of the Van Dlr.e series
The Dragon Murder Case,” which
comes to the Rialto Theatre on
Wednesday and Thursday, the au-
thor, as well as film fans, every-
where, will see the third cinema
The first was William Powell. Ho
played the erudite detective in “The
Canr.ry Murder Case” "the Green
Murder Case” “The Benson Murder
Case,’ and "The Kenr.el Murder
1 The Bishop Murder Case," was
filmed with Basil Rathborne, dis-
tinguished stage and screen actor,
in the role of Philo Vance.
With Warren William in "The
Dragon Mufder .Case/' are such
favorites as Margaret Lindsay, Ly-
le Talbot, Robert Barrat, George
Meeker, Dorothy Tree. William
Davidson and Helen Lowell. Eu-
gene Pallette, Robert McWade and
Etienne Oirardot have their fam-
iinr roles of Sergeant Heath, Dis-
trict Attorney Markham and Dr.
Mrs. R. H. Hoyle of Dallas is
visiting in Denison, a guest of Mrs.
Minnie Lambert. Mrs. Hoyle was
formerly of St. Louis, Mo., but r
turned to Dallas several weeks ago.
A. B. Boyer and wife spent Mon
day in Wichita Falls wita the mo
ther of Mr. Boyer, Mrs. W. J. Boyer.
Mr. Boyer is connected with the
men's department of the J. W.
Ot s Donahue, who lias been con-
.lecteU with tiie J. W, Madden shoe
depaitment as extra man, has ac-
cepted a position with a Durant
firm and loft for that city this
Miss Hazel Hendrix, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hendrix. 102H
Morgan, is at Austin, working in
the House of Representatives. She
has been there the past week, and
will be there until the end of the
Miss Pearl Elliot of the Katy
Hospital nursing staff is expected
to arrive in the city Tuesday from
her vacation winch she spent in
Fayetteville, Little Rock, and Eure-
ka Springs, Arkansas.
Miss Maybelle Warren has re-
cently returned from a vacation
ip to Galveston and Miami, Fla.,
in Galveston Miss Warren took -i
linni to Miami, returning via the
ime route to Galveston. She states
tluil she had a wonderful trip.
-\Lss L1 irene Benjamin, employee
of the J. V Cop.atser insurance
Agency, returned to work Tuesday
morning following her annual va-
cation. She sp. lit one week in Dal-
las where she visited Mr. and Mrs.
E. O. Johnson and daughter, Miss
Ruth Johnson, former citizens if
;.t ■ and Mrs. Ben Burget and
children, Benadean and Kenneth,
left early Tuesday morning for
Mineral Wei's where Mr. Burget
will attend the regional conference
of Boy Scout executives which
lasts three days.
Miss Georgia Calvert of Okla-
homa City was in Denison Labor
Day to visit her mother. Mrs. F. L.
Calvert. 505 East Munson street.
Miss Calvert s employed by the
American National Insurance Com-
pany in Oklahoma City.
r.R-W, And Jr. Wittenberg ir
Well, not really Philo Vance, but
that's the role that Warren Wil-
liams 30 fascinatingly portrays ill
S. S. Van Dinete Tflhe Dragon
Murder Case,” First Nationals mys-
tery film coming to the Rialto
GC. Meet In
Much excitment is in store for
Denison baseball fans, especially
those interested in the donkey
baseball, when the local team of
the Veterans of Foreign Wars
take on the sissies, as they style
them, of the Junior Chamber of
The game has been called for
seven thirty and will played under
floodlights furnished by the owner
of the donkeys. It will be staged
on the vacant lots in the four
hundred block East Sears street.
H. B. Dodge, post commander
of the V. F. W., will be captain of
LaRue on Foul
Westenberg, monstrous California
hulk, without attaining any glory
whatsoever was handed the deci-
sion Monday night at Promoter J.
L. Potts wrestling show over the
New Orleans caveman. Frenchy
LaRue. In the main event of the
program. LaRue took the first fall
In 13 minutes with a body slam
and a body pin, which so Infuriated
both Uefree Henry and Westenberg
that the latter with considerable
help from the former rook the
second fall in fiti minutes with
his terrible turn over scissors.
It was now, Larue's time to got
STEAL MEASLY W/
Thieves in Denison Monday
night had very little to do as a .
family reported to the loeal police i
the robbery of a waahtub, a water
bucket and some milk from their
home located at 732 E. Main.
By The Legion
A rematch ot Speck Friend and
Cullen Williams of Mndill seemed
in the nf[lng Tuesday morning for
the main event on the American-
Legion boxing show Friday night
as Legion officials endeavored to
locate Williams to sign him for the
match. Friend has already )been
definitely secured, but late Tuesday
morning Williams had ,not ’been
Williams and Friend fought a
hectic ten rounder last Friday night
which the judges gave to Williams
although, ^oany expressions were
hoard from many that thought the
fight e ther a draw or a win by
Friend. The battle was a real
thriller and its repetition. Friday
night should prove a success.
The eight round match will bring
Lawton Smith of Waco and Micky
McMillian of Muskogee together.
Both boys are lightweights.
Hal Williams of Denison and Bob
Kirkland of Waco will present the
six rounder. Some good prelims
are also being arranged, according
to Legion fight officials.
the team of his organization and sore, which he promptly did. Tear
has made known that his team will
not fall below 200 pounds or over
265. It is as yet undecided as to
whether the rules will be changed
requiring the vets to carry the
donkeys or the men to ride the
donkeys. The matter is being dis-
cussed by the local humane so-
Following is the line-up of the
Dodge club: Ca! Thomason, Cliff
Gaskill, Jim May, W. W. Jones,
Joe Newcomb, Walter Hill, Ed
Davis and Roy ConnaHy.
The Junior Chamber of Com-
merce have been working the best
part of tiie morning on their
lineup and in a statement to the
press said they were depending on
quality and not quantity in win-
ning the game.
Much enthusiasm has been
worked up the iast few days in
the coming game and it is antici-
pated that a large crowd will be
present to see local talent of the
city take the bruises and bumps
that will be theirs.
J hen there was one lazy gun-
maker in Boston, who hit upon
the idea of a gun with a twelve
foot barrel so he wouldn’t have to
cross a wide canyon to shoot
game. It weighed 50 pounds
had to be fired from a rest. lie
must have been tough, fo
ing into Westenberg with much
vim, vigor and virility LaRue was
before nil but ripping Westenberg
wide open when Refree Henry
again intereferrod. LaRue. hv now
boiling with Indignation, flipped
Refree Henry over for a couple of
t'nscramilling himself, lie jumped
up and pulling Marvin out of the
tangle ho was in. raising his hand
in sign of victory, disqualifying
The match between Sailor Barto
and I.es Tribble was the most
pleasing of the evening. Although
Barto won both falls, the ftrst with
a body slam and a body pin and
the second with an airplane spin,
Tribble put up a great performance,
showing Barto a nice array of ju-
jitsu and wrestling. Barto’s extra
twenty pounds of weight over Trib-
ble served him In good stead. A
return match between Tribble and
some more suitable opponent
should prove popular.
Bob Blair and Jack O'Brien were
both so dirty in the 30-minute cur-
| tain raiser that they were both
| d squalified before the match had
I hardly started.
Mrs. Frank W. Oawth'on and
anil1 children, Buddy and Miss Evelyn-
of Dallas are expected to arrive
the Wednesday to visit Mr. and Mrs.
kick from the thing was terrific. W. W. Cawthon and daughter, Miss
It was, of course, sing I shot, us-| Agnes. Mr. Cawthon will probably
in,g powder and ball. arrive In the city Saturday.
W. C. FIELDS
Bif V Comedy
Vincent Lopez Orchestra
IF you met a Dinosaur on
Main street-—you couldn’t
be more amazed than you
will be at this mystery of the
prehistoric monster that
crashed a moonlight party.
A total of 111 entries were listed
Tuesday in the annual Grayson!
county tennis tournament which is
scheduled to start at 10 o'clock
Wednesday morning at the Denison
tennis club courts at 1 mil West
Elm Street, acooi d ug to M. M.
Entries Include Hal Moody, Man
rice Crowder ami Hugh Butler of
Sherman, and Tommy Womack. M.
-M. Marshall, Murray Marshall, C.
•Viemeyer. B. Niemeyer, Ralph
Mosely. and Bob Williams, all of
The first match will lie played
between Hal Moody and Tommy
Womack, and M. M. Marshall and
Murray Marshall in the morning,
then at 3 o'clock, Crowder and Mos-
ely. and 13. Niemeyer and Hugh
Butler will meet.
Doubles play starts Thursday
morning at in o'clock with the
teams of C. Niemeyer-Womack and
Butler-Crowder vicing with each
other for victory.
Entries this year are fewer than
last, Mr. Marshall stated. Erwin
Niemeyer is the defending singles
champion and the team of M. M.
Marshall-E. Niemeyer is the de-
fending doubles champions from
Mrs. Mary Laurence returned j
Saturday from Davenport. Iowa,
where she has been attending tbcj
Lyceum course clinic, and Home-
coming of the T’almer School of
Ohtropractics. While there she vis-
ited her son and daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. Kenneth Laurence. Mr. Lau-
renre is now situated at Iticha,
ting a. glass finishing company in
J. W. Bond, in charge of display
and advertising at the J. W, Mad-
den- Go., spent Monday in Dallas.
Mr. Bond spent part of his time
studying the window displays.
Carl McPherran and wife and
baby, Jane, and Jas. McPherran.
were in the city Monday from
Ijorgview and spent the day with
relatives. The McPherran boys, who
were reared in this city, are opera-
To confirm the old bromide,
"There’s nothing new under the
sun," our great-grandfathers used
the telescope on their shot guns
as early as 1850. There is one old
gun of this type, with rosewood
stock and silver and gold inlay, in
the collection of Charles Winthrop
A mallet was given free to the
purchasers of the first rifles. The |
shot didn’t fit so well and had to:
b« driven into the barrel.. I
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