The Denison Press (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 13, Ed. 1 Tuesday, July 7, 1936 Page: 1 of 4
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DENISON, TEXAS, TUESDAY, JULY 7th, 1930
Weekly Founded 1980—Daily 1934
New Experiments to Save Onion Crop
Efforts of John W. Carpenter, head of the Texas Power
and Light Co. to save the onion crop of Texas is a step that
deserves the highest commendation. That Mr. Carpenter sees
the great field for him to render an outstanding service to the.
people and that he is willing to spend money and time to try
and bring about this advance step which would be a boon to
farmers, indicates he has a high quality of altruism about him.
The onion crops have from time to time gone to waste and
have impoverished numbers of farmers because of the low
price and the fact of the pro-
duct being highly perishable.
Fire Losses In
City For June
At Low Figure
Nothing, it seemed, could be
done about it and thousands
upon thousands of bushels were
allowed to rot in the field,
while added thousands of bush-
els were sold at a prioe that
Would not pay for the seed
That Mr. Carpenter has seen
n field in which he can render
a distinct service indicates he
is thinking of something
besides running a gigantic or-
ganization such as is the Texas
Power and Light company.
All of us will wish for him
Over May Is
L088 ONLY $1,61403
Higher Than That of May With
Only $430 Loss Reported;
Six Calls Are Answered by
Firemen During Month, Say.
By DULCE MURRAY
Jitly 6, 1874
The “Blue Stockings” brought
home with them Tuesday ‘morning
the silver sirve, awarded as the
second prize at the baseball tourn-
ament, which is on exhibition at
Euper & Co. The set consist of
seven pieces, viz.; an ice pitcher,
punch bowl, four goblets and tray.
, , ....valued at $150. We — -----
the greatest of success, and it! boy9 fail.ly won the first prize
he does work out something I ^ $200 cash and hope the club
llmt Will enable farmers to 1 win sUte the case t0 the editor of
the New York Clipper for a de-
ltoid their onions and market
them to advantage later on,
h. ■ will have done a piece of
work for the state that will
place us all under everlasting
obligation to him. |& Co. scnt up a large balloon,! $2,700 with
Mr. Carpenter has set up jwWch rose majestically and sailed $656.30.
experiment stations at Elgin off toward sherman. It was vis-
i. ad McKinney and active work ;jb!e 9„me fifteen minutes.
is under way to solve, if pos- 1 q00j music was furnished and
cesion, just to bring the whole
matter to a fair test.
About five o’clock on the even-
, jng of the fourth, Messrs. Euper
While lire loses in Denison were
higher for June than for May,
insured losses were lower than for
the same month last year, it was
shown in a monthly report issued
today by Fire Chief Pat Lowe
and Fire Marshall Dick Gray.
Loss for the past month was
$1,614.03, compared with $1,-
886.91 for June 1935 and $430.66
in May of this year, the report
revealed. The loss was in com-
parison with the value of build-
ings where fire occurred, $3,900
with insurance carried totaling $3,-
200, with losses on the structues,
$957.73. Value of contents in
buildings where losses occurred
was $1,775 carrying insurance of
losses listed at
Suspect To Give
Self Up Tuesday
8uapected Slayer of Pretty
Blonde in Chicago Hotel May
Surrender to Police.
CHICAGO—Mrs. Ruth Reed,
wife of C. Reed, who is being held
in connection with the slaying of
pretty blonde Audrey Villette,
found shot to death in her apart-
ment in a hotel early Friday, is
expected to surrender to police
for questioning today.
The wife of Reed, who is said
Order Body of Last Brother to t0 have ,,een seen leavinf the h°-
Dle Exhumed For Thorough Itcl ,he mining of the shooting
Examination in Few Days. Ihas been S0URht ever since that
___ time, to no avail.
TrPTON, Io.—That the last of flab’ that while he and his wife
the Iwers brothers, Henry, 74, on quarreled some time about the
whose farm place several hundred ViPette woman, she had no right
thousand dollars were buried,
might have been murdered, is en
gaging the attention of police.
Orders have been issued that
the body of the last one to die
and who was buried last week, he
exhumed and an investigation con-
Drought Causing Concern
Farmers Seek Federal Aid
Last Of Iwers
Deaths In City
In Past Month
Twenty-two Births and Onlv
Thirteen Deaths Reported
Another thing that may be as-
tounding to the general public
1 about Wesley, believed killed by
Corn In Danger;
Wheat Already In
THREE WAY PROGRAM
to be jealous and did not kill the
Here During June, Revealed 1 a ;rain near 'Deni,„n Sunday at- Helief Agencies of Government
; ternoon. His name has never Start Wheels Grinding as As*
higher birth rate and lower been plared on a po]icP docket fol. sjstance to Drought Ridden
theft or any other reason, it was
revealed in a check today. This is
most peculiar because during his
lifetime and his
he undoubtedly came in con act
death rate were revealed in the
monthly vital statistics report re-
Reed stated to- j leased through the city health of-
fice of Dr. W. A. Lee, with only
thirteen deaths and twenty-two
births during June.
Of the deaths, three wre white
males and eight were female
whites with two negro males.
Causes of death were given as
heart 2. tuberculosis 3, epilepsy 1,
dancing indulged in ’till late at
practical means some way foinight 0n tbe whole, Denison’s
11-aite onion raising less \\1v/, jfourth 0f July celebration was a
anions from financial losses.
The outcome will lie watched
with interest, and hope.
Firemen answered six calls dur-
ing the month, three of which were
building fires, two of cars and one
trash. Causes were given as defec-
tive wiring, exposure, cigarettes
and unknown During the thirty
grand success. j day period firemen made forty-
The championship of the state!»"« inspections and eighteen re-
was played at Dallas on Monday inspections
BRAWLS IN COURT HOUSE
The brawl between District
Judge Carter and the Sherman
city attorney which occurred in
the comthou/ic, dedicated to
law and order and the even
flow of justice, is about
the limit when it comes to be-
ing a study of the incongruity
The fact that a judge who is
supposed to he the epitome ot
■self-control and an example in
law observance should so far
forget his dignity and decorum
tc engage iri a common brawl
within the confines of the tem-
■ple of justice is something
that deserves severest condem-
Men who take certain posi-
tions at once forswear physical
retaliation to any fancied or
real insult that may be heapect
upon them, and the office of !
district judge is one of such j
Tc have the judge occupying 'the glorious
that office come to the level
of common brawls within the
building where his office is lo-
cated is indeed an adverse ex-
tha 7th, between the “Blue Stock-
ings” of this city and the Trinitys
of Dallas, which resulted as fol-
lows: Blue Stocking 37, Trinitys,
19; game called on eight innings;' would total a high figure in com-
___1.......„ parison with the first half of fast
Mr. Lowe and Mr. Gray said
that although the losses during
June of this year were small, the
entire loss for the first six months
| TOPEKA—The Kansas legisla-
All of the money of the three!ture was called today in sl)eciaI
brothers which had been buried in fssion PfS leKislation to con-
form with the social security act.
various places on the farm, had * . , ... j.
’ , A special message will direct
been left to a cousin and his wife, that legislation be drafted to
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Boss. bring the Kansas constitution^
Other relatives at once set up more in conformity with the secur-
opposition and a general digging ity act. A uniform system of old
on the plantation started. Sums age pensioning y.nd the taxing of
running to above $300,000 were employees and employers will be
found buried in various spots. requested.
School Board Elects; May
Bring Circus to City; And
Sets Opening School Date
Handed Salons J;
There were no colored babies
born, according to the report, wit\
those reported in whites number-
ing 9 males and 13 females.
During May there were fifteen
deaths and eleven births.
Farmers ir; Middle West.
CHICAGO—With the tempera-
mode of living, exp,‘cted to reach above the
100 mark in several of the west-
Fights Begin In
Taxis Strike At
Police Disperse Strikers and
Sympathizers When They Be-
gin Trouble Over Cabs.
with many temptations to steal or un today, corn is in danger
otheryise obtain the necessities of;"1 ant ^'lld °f a fair yield. With
living. Alter ail. self-preservation ,h‘‘ 'vh‘‘at harvest already declared
is the first law of nature. In all | ullusua!1.y short and w'th the
his years of living in Denison, dlouth in general affecting sev-
there has never been a smirch up- elid states, the condition is such
on his character, according to po- as *° c°nimand the immediate
lice. Few men in his capacity attention of relief agencies of th*
j could have boasted that record government,
which is commendable in these j the state of Wyoming, Min-
days, j nesota and the Dakotas, the con-
_ idition is serious.
Denison was unusually good and j A three-way program of relief
careful during the past months.!is under way by the special drouth
reports revealed today. The fire, committee which includes work re-
losses were lower than the same v loans and grants and cattle
time last year with death rates i feeding and distribution,
lower on the vital statistics report Under the work relief already
and births higher. Firemen and a large number of men are at
city health officers are justly work on farm to market roads and
Cattle feeding and distribution
Denison should be get;ing ready j is receiving attention and thous-
this soon to receive the Pottsboro ands of heads of cattle are being
j proud of their reports.
in the latest trouble
entertainers who will appear at
outbreak , the park Friday night in return
for a visit there by
time three hours.
The new postal law, requiring
the pre-payment of postage, does
not go into effect until the first
of January, 1875.
C. N. Hite, general southern I
agent of the Champion Fire En-:
gine, is in the city. This engine j
is acknowledged to he the best j
carbonic acid gas engine invented.1
For small cities they are superior j residenc'e of father Hamm, Katy
to water engines of anv kind. Mr. brakeman> 727 West Woodard
Hite will lay a proposition before I street*,early Monday night when
the council at the next meeting ;f|re of an undetermined origin
Done Home As
Heavy damage was done to the
to furnish this city with one
July 6, 1886
On Saturday evening at about
10 o’clock, the 3rd, a gay and
festive crowd of our host young
men approached the waiting
street car at the Boulevard and
1 climbed aboard. To them it was
fourth and their
Wins Net Title
hearts were filled with patriotic
fire. The cor moved off and they
gave vent to their pent up loyally
by singing “Dar’s Gwine to be a
Fight,” “Sailing, Sailing,” “Good
Bye My Lover, Goodbye,” and oth-
er national and patriotic songs.
The street car driver must have
been a villain of deepest dye; he
told them they must be quiet of
get off the car. It was an iniquit-
| ous interference of the rights and
—— | libertes of an Amercan citizen, so
Martha Fae Rotchstein, former j the noble young men continued to
high school net star, won the girls | sing. Now to cross a jehu is to
singles tournament sponsored by court trouble, so this one threat-
the Denison Tennis club, Monday,!ened to unhitch his mules. Now
by beating Florence Graham in the (these young men were mostly all
finals in a three-set match, business men, who by ambitious
Awards were made to the winner! efforts have risen to high posi-
and runnerup, through courtesy of, tons in our midst. The invited the
Tonys Palm Garden and the Rialto,car drven to carry out his threat,
theatre. I At the foot of a steep hill, a
Miss Rotchstein was county high1 quarter of a mile from the Boule-
school singles champion last year,I vard, this ‘deep-dyed villain” stop-
her senior year, but was defeated ped his mules and with the assist-
in the district meet at Dallas af- ance of some of his patrons, they
ter she had won several matches.1 were unhitched and tied to a tree
In singles play, which began in The young men, with legs and
the morning, Miss Rotchstein de-| arms as strong as their will, push-
feated Justine Pucket in two lovejCd that big ear up the steep hill.
I practically destroyed two front
Mr. Hamm was not at home,
nor was his wife at the time of
the blaze which was turned in by
neighbors who discovered it. Fire-
men quicly extinguished the con-
The home was the property of
Ray Brown and was covered by
insurance. Mr. Hamm did not
carry insurance on his furniture.
Tlie city school board granted
permission to the athletic associa-
tion to join hands with the Ameri-
can Legion in August in an at-
tempt to bring the Gainesville
community circus to Denison, it
was revealed following a meeting
of the board Monday night. A
definite date for the circus unit
will be here has not been set.
The community circus, the only
one of its kind in the world, visit-
ed the city several years ago and
made an impression on the saw-
dust lovers, with their acts re-
sembling those of a real circus,
which includes animal acts, trap-
eze artist and other features. The
unit has gained nation-wide fame
and only a few weeks ago played
to a capacity house at the Dallas
School Opening Set
With school’ for the 1935-36
term only a few weeks closed, the
between strikers and taxi owners j tainers last Friday. One of the
occurred late Monday afternoon I largest crowds of the season is ex-
when a crowd of sympathizers! pected to greet the nearby town-
and strikers pulled strike breakers! ers, who turned out onmasse in a
from their machines at the taxi j similar program here last year.
station and started a rough and| --
! tumble fight. Police soon diapers-1 In the State Press yesterday the
! ...I th,. crowd and tlie trouble end- writer nracticallv invited a sub-
saved from starvation by furnish-
ing feed to owners of the stock
for their herds o "ending them to
board set September 9 as openingU’d the crowd and the trouble end- writer practically invited
May Exhume The
date for the 1936-37 term, Dr. cd.
F. B. Hughes, superintendent, re-!---
vealed. Students will be given! Paefrtv*
two weeks off for Christmas and1 8 * a5l-ur
will completed the year on June
4. Other holidays will probably
be given at intervals during the
Miss Eioise Pruitt, of Denton,
graduate of the North Texas State
Teachers College, was named a=
fourth grade music instructor to
replace Miss Ruth Hale at Ray-! informed that elders of the church
this is a
quit Vis paper, statin-j CHARLOTTE, N. C.—A
Refuses To Be
Ousted Off Job
free country and every j terv ]0|lg standing as to wheth-
man is free to do as he wishes— ’ . • - • • -
up to a certain extent. He
have to invite the customer to do
this, as the general public is
pretty fickle bunch, and when
when they get the idea to do some-
thing, a mere editor can’t stop
them. Just reading the
er or not a grave here contains
doesn 11 body of Marshall Ney, field
man for Napoleon, is soon to be
a settled, it is announced after per-
mission has been secured to ex-
hume the body.
Bone measurements are to be
ask that she
nal school, Dr. Hughes said. | bad decided t<
Miss Pruitt has had several years1 sjgn,
experience in the teaching pro- Mrg> Ainice Semple McPherson,
fession. I striking blond, and much heralded
tight and stay on the pastorale” jthum’ Just reading the artn-kv taken and the head examined to
declared co-pastor of Angelas! “akes “wan to 'IU,t h,’*!-«ee if it contains a piece of silver
Temple, Mrs. Frivolos today when | shf ’ alth«UKh( ou'' ™ Vhi h was -aid to have been plac
not be noticed, probably. Slate; pd ;hp head of thp Eenpra, af_
re_ Press has lots of sense, hut that w he had been wounded.
| time he didn’t use it, according to Rumo).s revived again here fwl
I our way of thinking—that is. as ] the famolls fieId n,arshan
| far as a newspaperman -an think. prison and to Amerjfi!
Dr. Hughes said that brick lay- j and publicized pastor, is out of the
ing on the south end of the Pea-1 cjtv and left her co-pastor in
body addition started Monday af-j charge. The storm broke while
ternoon. A car load of coal was | Aimce was away.
received Monday and is being dis-1
sets; Helen Hodges won easily Once on the summit they all got
from Eleanor Ilauser, 6-3, 6-0; (n and commenced the descent.
Dorothy Coker copped from Mary The car darted down the hill like
Johnson 6-2, 6-2 and Florence a thing possessed and went around
Races In Okla.
OKLAHOMA CITY—In one of
the most hotly contested elections
in the state /oday, chief interest
lies in the runoff race for the U.
S. Senate and that of Congress.
Contending for the Senate arc
the present incumbent, Senator
Gore, blind man, and Governor
Marland. In the other race, the
runoff is between Will Rogers,
present incumbent, who to a re-
markable degree resembles the
late humorist, and Sam Hous-
ton, a direct descendant of the
Texas historical character.
Negro Lights Matches In Home
Is Recognized, Hangs Himself
On Window, But Manages Escape
When an alleged burglar enters sleeping, he struck a match to sec
a home, wakes the occupants, then who was occupying the bed. The
And Gives Up
SEMINOLE, Ok.—Chris Christ-
man, who is charged with the slay-
ing of Officer Horace Lindslay,
Graham heat Ruby Coker 3-6, 6-4, the curve near the bottom so quick surrendered to officers here today
6 0. In senJ-finals Miss Rotch- that half of them lost their geo-
atein won from Miss Hodges 6-1 graphical bearings and when they
6-2 and Mias Graham beat Dor- got out to push it up the next
othy Coker 7-5, fl-4. In finnls play hill, here was a dispute ai to
Mias Rotchstein won from Miaa which direction they were travel-
almost traps himself when he be-
comes frightened, he should be'
placed under the care of a nerve
In this case the nerve special-
ist will be police and the “institu-
tion” will be a jail cell. That is if
the alleged culprit is caught,
which county officers say he will
In a negro home in North Deni-
son, two girls were awakened
when someone touched them. They
screamed, only to be quieted down
when the intruder threatened
them, then lighting l match to
find his way into another room.
He was recognized.
Going into the adjoining room,
women also vlvakened and recog-
nized him They, too, began to
raise a din.
Realizing the best place for him
Extorter Is On
Way To Prison
When a sympath .
| check was hai'ed int
I terday for placing a .-ien on the
hospital where the Congressman
was held for a while, the judge
j ordered him to remove it before
j Friday. At least Zioney has onei
1 friend who would paint the town
| black for him. He left the red!
i painting of a town to Zioncheck
settled at Charleston and taugh_
1 ! 1 Zion-j sch,,;.| f0]. several years under an
c’111* J” "1 ■ “ >• i,rd name, are current.
The mvstery of whether the
school teacher was really the fam-
ous soldier and companion of Na-
poleon will be finally settled, it
LOS ANGELES—J. E. Snyder, 1
aged *ormer Oklahoman who en-1
deavored to extort a large sum of Sc3LI*0
money from the widow of the late i
Will Rogers under threat of re- |
vealing that he knew as to the j
cattle rustling activities of her !
former husband, s arted on a
Utters Downl T
Ot Demos., Re
CHICAGO—Rev. Chas. Couxj'jB
j lin declared today that noither/c^J
to he was somewhere else, the in- j prison sentence here today. | pjng. and Quiling under threat
Snyder claimed that he did not (|an(?pi. from bandi(g-
mean any harm, but thought the
widow would pay him the money
rather than have the “exclusive
story” handed out to the public,
| union party nor the democrats
lnive | nor vepublicans would have
evacuated the zone around Bay-
where two more women were' burglarly.
truder, a negro, ran for the win-
dow and jumped out. In jumping
through the window lie knocked a
stick loose which held the window-
up, pinning | is legs. He remained
there head downward suspended,
while the women stayed where
they were, too seared to assist or
call assistance. He finally freed
his feet and tan into the surround-
A warrant for his arrest has
been issued by Justice M M
Scholl on a charge of a. tempted
Graham 6 2, 4-6, 6-1.
ing. This, however, they soon set-
(Contlaued «n Fact 4)
and hqs been transferred to the
Chriitir.as stated that with him
at the timfr'bf the shooting was
Paul Goodman. Goodman left him,
he stated and his,whereabouts is
at present unknown. He is twine
President And Farley Hold Three
Hour Conference; Expect Leave Of
Absence Granted In Early August
WASHINGTON—Just what the The two gentlemen were in con-
conversation was between Postmas- ference for some three hours Mon
ter General Farley and President day.
Roosevelt Monday and the agree-! It is declared that Farley will
ment that was reached as to the take such a leave about August 1,
temporary leave of absence the! and tbat a temporary successor to
postmaster general was to take,) wi]] be name(J A„ of
will bo announced Tueaday bv, /
Roosevelt at the pres, conference, ™'^ «">• then be ***" to
pushing the Democratic campaign.
RA1 I 1!^— All rPpubncans would have a ma-
joritv in the upper and lower
i houses at the next congress.
He stated that the party
other foreignn I ( iv)ll,.b h, ha„ bocome affiliated"
have also been removed for fear
of the danger incident to the bat
will poll a vote sufficient to place
a large number of their repre- i
tie that is impending. The whole sentatives in (he haU8 of
area has been placed in a state of
preparedness against the bandits
and looters who have been ravish-
ing part of China.
BIG LEAGUERS TAKE
DAY OFF MONDAY
With no games played in the!
major league Monday, fans had to
look elsewhere. There will be no
games played Tuesday ei.her, it is
In Texas league play, Dallas; --
won from Oklahoma City 8 to 7 ST. PAUL, Minn.—Two masked
in 11 innings; Beaumont and San I men entered the First State bank
Antonio split a double header 3 to 1 this morning shortly after it open-
2 and 0 to 5; Fort Worth downed \ ed and at the point of guns forced
M isso9 Gene and Louise rilklmi
end Miss Warretta Jones of Durant
rased Tuesday In Denison shop- '
ping and visiting friends.
Husband and Wife
Tulsa 15 to 9 in slugfest; and
Houston took Galveston 5 to 2.
Sleep. Long Time
HOUSTON—Aroused from its
Rip Van Winkle sleep under a
foundation where it had been
since 1919, a terrapin was dug up
The terrapin snapped at its res-
cuers when^dug out. It was per-
mitted to go on its way.
all of the employes inside the
Efforts to lock Op door failed,
and after the men had barricaded
it as best they could, scooped up I
Hn undetermined f mount of cash
Denison Pastor's association ha <
fiishandcd. It was announced re"
rrrtly. They will he subject to cal'
cboTw for *r t
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