Mount Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 139, Ed. 1 Saturday, August 30, 1930 Page: 2 of 4
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WHEN COLUMBUS and his caravels returned f rom
the New World, the first question shouted from the
shore was, “What's the news?"
That’s always the question, oi paramount impor-
tance. Years ago folks asked it of the post rider, the
soldier returned from the wars, the man who had been
down to the settlements, or the neighbor back from
the general store.
Today, you find the answer in your newspaper.
Throug'h the newspapers the news of the world and of
the community quickly becomes public knowledge.
And remember this—it takes two kinds of news to
make a modern paper complete.
The first tells of happenings near and far—of fir-
es, sports, elections, accidents, marriages, deaths,
great men, great events.
The second tells of things you eat, wear and use—
things you buy, things being sold to your friends and
neighbors. This news is advertising.
It’s just as important to keep up to date on the
advertising in this paper as it is to read about what’s
doing in the world of events.
Advertising is an essential news service. It is dis-
tinct lly to your advantage to be guided by it.
MT. PLEASANT DAILY TIMES SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 1930.
G. W. CROSS, Editor
•totored at the postoffice at Alt.
Ml, Texas, as tecondt lass mail matter
MLR obituaries, resolutions of respect, J make money on
•arde of thanks, etc., will he charged
for at regular rates.
pound, if possible. Tell how many
sheets there are in a pound of thin
copper sheeting and why it is better
than tin or galvanized iron.
The copper surplus could be dis-
posed ot if copper men \^ould unite
in a really intelligent, persistent ad-
, \(U'tising campaign, using extensively
tlie country weeklies, read by farm-
ers, among other mediums.
This column would buy a few thou-
sand pounds of copper sheeting, prop-
erly priced, to start the sale, and
vism, you must admire the complete
way Lenin avenged his brother.
by Arthur Brisbane
5H Hun 120.000,00ft
Ryan. All -Copper Men
Wanted King, Got Oiu
Lenin’s Great Revenge
Dispatches from Bucharest say the
new King Carol, who decided to come
back arid put his little boy out of the
royal jrb. plans to get a brand-new
wife. He was divorced from his first
wife, Queen Helen, after he had de-
parted with a charming lady, making
no secret of it.
When he returned from Paris, look-
ing "royal,” it was said the divorce
•would be canceled. Now it in planned
to let the divorce stand and get an-
He may marry the lady with whom
he departed, but, if so, it must be a
Some read with surprise the state-
ment that organized crime in the
United States, including bootlegging,
takes in each year an amount running
into thousands of millions, tar in ex-
cess of the total revenues of the
It is no exaggeration. I he get-rich-
quick rascals, racketeers, gangsters,
bootleggors, collect, squander and dis-
tribute in bribes a revenue greater
than that of Uncle Sam.
One little item in the organized
racketeering shows than in New York
the ' milk gang" levy on milk dealers
amounts to Is 1,1 oh,000 a week, and
that is only one of a thousand “rack-
Russia does not want silver hoard-
ed or un\thing done to interfere with
credit or to monopolize money. Four,
men convicted of hoarding coin were
siiol (iead, which is the Soviet method j
of showing that it is displeased.
if they e\ei have a federal reserve;
in Russia you may be sure that it
won’t push the interest rate on call
money up to 20 per cent.
James W. Gerard, formerly ambus- “morganatic” marriage. A king ean-
sador to Germany, says "Fifty-nine , not mahy, in the regular way, any
men rule the United States." The re- one that is not “royalty.” i
maining 120,000,000-odd will be inter- Rumanians thought they needed a. When Gutenberg ran his little press
csted to know that no public official, , king and they have got one. j by hand, using the. type setting idea
not even the President of the United , In the regular course of business, that was to fight the darkness of su-
States or any member of his cabinet, before the war, one unimportant Kus- perstitipn with light, he print i a
except Secretary Mellon, appears m ; sian was put to death, under the simple Bible.
the list of “fifty-nine that rule the j knout, by the Czar’s government, f >r One of bis Bibles now becomes the
nation.” ' I political offenses. That Ras...an’s property of the Congressional library.
It seems impossible, out perhaps it younger brother looked or, .mil his One million five hundred thousand
isn’t. Sometimes men seem to rule name was Lenin. The Czars are gone,
that really do not rule. ! great St. Petersburg, built by Czar
Mr. Gerard says “All these men are Peter the Great, is now called Lenin-
too busy to run for political office.” 1 grad, 'and the Romanoff jewels be-
The really important man, of course, ! long to Communists that will gradu-
doesn’t run when he can send a boy to ally trade them off for agricultural
run for him. | machinery—a wise trade, although
-- j Congo savages and many charming
However, the marvelous fifty-nine , American ladies would not think so.
don’t seem to he doing much run- j Whatever your opinion of Bolshe-
ning of the nation just, at present.
They are letting the good old U. S. A.
machine coast down hill, while each
asks the other fifty-eight. “What do
you think of the prospects?”
— and the Worst is Yet to Come
HOW HE KNEW
A tricycle that, is propelled by pflRgfh.
tions of both the legs and aims haS
dollars bought Doctor Volbehr’s book
collection, in which the Gutenberg
Bible is included. Doctor Vulbohr i
bought the Bible from the monks of; Tramp: “Please, kind gentleman, been invented as an exercising ma-
St. Blaisus Monastery in Austiia foi (.ou)(j y0U help a poor blind man?” | chine to develop all the muscles
*275,000. ! 'the body.
. All that would surprise old Guten-i Gentleman: “But how am I to j ______
berg if he could hear about it. But a know you are blind?”
modern printing press would surprise j Tramp: “Because 1 called you a! The Rock of Gibraltar is composed
and interest him more. 1 gentleman.” I of limestone covered in shale.
A short time ago copper fell to its
lowest price in 20 years. This sug-
gestion is offered to copper produc-
ers: Offer copper, in thin sheets of
various thicknesses, suitable for
flashing and other building and re-
pairing purposes. Sell it to farm-
ers, house-holders and others at the
lowest profitable price and unload i
Get co-operation from mail order .
houses and hardware stores, and ad-
vertise a definite price—15 cents a ,
For Congress, First District:
:;,or Representative 35th District:
J. O. JOHNSON
For District Attorney:
T. C. HUTCHINGS
For District Clerk:
For County .iu»«»c.
R. T. WILBANKS
Q. C. GADDIS
For County Clerk:
W. R. WHITAKER
For Trx Collector:
JOHN T. LEFTWICH
For Tax Assessor;
W. A. HAYDEN
For County Attor ey:
G. B. DICKSON
For County Superintendent:
H. G. SMITH
For Public Wetg’*r; ,
For J. P. Free net I:
DR. W. T BALLARD.
For Commits oner. Precinct On*:
L A WKELi :E‘ B 0W DEN
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Cross, G. W. Mount Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 139, Ed. 1 Saturday, August 30, 1930, newspaper, August 30, 1930; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth783336/m1/2/: accessed February 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library.