Mount Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 129, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 8, 1929 Page: 4 of 4
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MT h FASANY DAILY TIMES. THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 1929.
A New Shipment of Tally and Place Cards,
Sick Cards, Birthday Cards and
Friendship Cars and
New Bridge Sets
Come in and send your friends a beautiful
card instead of writing- a long- letter this
Permanent Waves Still Six Dollars
Come quick and take advantage of this low
VAUGHAN’S BEAUTY PARLOR
Phone 48 Mrs. Vaughan, Prop.
luO RIGID ECONOMY DOES NOT
MT. PLEASANT DAILY TIMES
G. W. CROSS. Editor.
True thrift is gained neither by too
much economy nor by too much
When waste is eliminated, we fol-
low the principles of sound thrift but
it must be recognized that over-eco-
nomy or hoarding sometimes leads to
types of waste that are unwise in their
results as are the results of extrava-
False economy, carried to the point
of hurting the delicately adjusted bal- j
ances of business, means eventual
waste. Loss of trade by the retail
merchant is passed along to the job-!
ber who in turn passes it on to the
manufacturer. The result is unem-
ployment, a form cf veste that is un-
desirable for everybody and harmful
1 Thus under-spending can if carried
, to excess, produce unwholesome eco-j
nomic conditions that are as distress-1
ing as the consequences of over-
i spending. j
---—------------------------------------ Too much spending means at once
DUEL REFEREE RECEIVES a waste 3,1 alonff the line- , lt leads
BOTH SHOTS, DUE TO DIE|to °ver-expansion and speculative ac-
tivities which continue in their nat-
Xktered at the postoffice at Mt. Pleas-
ant, Texas, as secondclass mail matter
All obituaries, resolutions of respect,
paras of thanks, etc., will be charged
Y for at regular rates.
Maxico City, Aug. 7.—Miguel Mar-
tinez accepted an invitation to act as
referee at a duel between two of his
The duelists fired at 20 paces, both
balls piercing the referee’s chest.
Martinez is dying. Both duelists,
MAN SHOOTS SELF IN
CORK LEG ACCIDENTALLY
The hot, dry weather the past few^^ her|?i
weeks has revived the old argument
about how much rain is needed for
Dallas, Aug. 7.—A bullet accident-
ally fired, passed through G. C. Cum-
I mins’ cork leg into the stump of his
ural cycle until they end in sharp re- |
action and acute business depression.
Thrift consists ox prudent saving
and judicious spending.
If you are uncertain as to wheth-
er a particular transaction is within
the laws of sound thrift or economic'
principles, you can usually determine
the solution of finding, in the last •
analysis, whether your decision will
mean elimination of waste.—By S. W. |
Straus, President American Society
Cummins, in removing his pistol i
•WRECKS” OUT OF THE
„ „ , , from the side pocket of his automobile,
cotton. Some of the growers are of , , , . .,
' , . h , dropped the weapon, discharging it.
the opinion that their crops are burn- ( __________
ing up, and others say that rain is
not necessary. Personally we don’t
know anything about cotton growing,1
VALUE OF EDUCATION
One of California’s educational au-
but have nofieed that in the hottest, thorities has made the estimate, that
riryest years a great deal more cotton the average boy with elementary ed-
is made in Titus Countyt than is ex- ucation earns $1700 a year, up to the
pected. jage of 40, when he reaches his maxi-
^ ^ * ’ mum. His earning power falls off
There have been more mutinies in at 50 01. earlier. The average high
prisons in this country during the past school graduate, he thinks, reaches a
few weeks than ever before known in maimum of $2800 at age of 50, near-wrecks were planes that the De '
history. Numbers of reasons have which falls off but little thereafter partment of Commerce inspectors
been advanced as to the causes, but long as he works,
we have about reached the conclusion The boys wbo think they have edu_
that the prisoners are tired of stay- cation enough without high school
ing there. [training, should consider these fig-
^ ' ures before they decide not to go back
It appears like the grave diggers in to school this fall. A little ready ]
California, which recently enacted a
law providing that no one could fly ’
a plane in that State unless both pilot
and plane are licensed by the Depart-
ment of Commerce, is able to report
early fruits of the drive to weed out'
unairworthy planes and incapable pi-
lots. Immediately after the law took j
effect, says news reports, the junk-1
yards were filled with ancient and
decrepit airplanes, selling in some
cases as low as $25 apiece. These!
ruled too dangerous for use—yet up
to the time the law was passed peo-
ple had been flying in them every
day, risking their necks in uncon-
cerned ignorance of their danger.
If every State had a law like Cali-
New \ork are carrying their strike pocket money now, is a pretty poor fornia’s, and enforced it, the Nation’s
to the last ditch
Looks like Nature overlooked a bet
by not giving us ice in the summer,
when we need it, instead of having it
in the winter when it’s in the way.
trade for a limited earning power for. a
Tit-Bits: ‘‘When a man and his
wife think the same thought simul-
Thcre should be rain now soon, taneously it is a sign that they are ex-
We’ve paid the preacher. ceedingly congenial.”
“Is that so? Well, then, my wife
REVIVAL AT MARSHALL SPRINGS and 1 are congenial all right, for the
-- other night, when she said she won-
A series of revival meetings will derod why I’d ever been such a fool
begin at Marshall Springs on Sunday, as to marry her, I had been sitting
August 11th. The preaching will be there in silence for half an hour won-
conducted by Rev. J. N. Vandiver, the dering the same thing.”
pastor, and everybody is invited to, _
attend. I Mrs. Ella Adams of Greenville is
It is estimated that the total world
divisions of forest areas amount to
more than 7,487,696,000 acres. The
j the guest of her son, Olan Adams, and
J. J. Shaw went to Van Alstyh*
total forest areas of North America i9j Wednesday to spend a few days with
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•yNy/y A#wd thcMwln« the teeghcet, strangest
toll of fatal airplane accidents would
be cut down amazingly. It has been
demonstrated in the air, as well as on
the road, that the fool in a “wreck”
endangers not only his life but oth-
ers. Aviation, which has yet some
way to go before it wins complete
public confidence, suffers because of
the lack of regulation which permits
anybody to fly in any sort of plane.
Ft. Worth Star-Telegram.
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make good salary if willing to work.
See me at once.—A. H. O’Tyson.
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AyARUNE OE HAAS
copyright 1929, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
“ON WITH THE SHOW," is the first 100% nature, .'-'or, Vltaphoni
picture. It Is a Warner Bros, plcturlzation of novel.
Willie Durant, ilnancial bucket
of a stranded musical comedy, is
■rlendly with XHa French, the star,
out refuses to put up any more
u.vncy. He is unsuccessfully atten
live to Kitty, the stage-struck check
room girl, and has inveigled her
* other, Dad Malone, and her sweet-
mart, Jimmy, to invest their life
savings to gain a hold on the girl.
Jerry Connolly, the manager, quar
,-els with Durant over the matter
end takes a gun from him. The
:OttbOfflce is robbed. Joe, the de
iKCtlve, suspects Jimmy. Kitty goes
ri t/tf prop rngtn to spnrf'h lor n
xciipt and Durant follows her.
“Yes, but then we all have our
If! troubles," Durant sighed.
“Oh, you! What troubles could
you possibly have?” Sarah cooed,
banging 011 to Durant’s arm with
-1 vise-like grip. “You’re just a
treat big naughty boy. Oh, 1 know
why wealthy become angels £01
shows. I read bookB.”
“Do you?” Durant answered ub
He wasn’t listening to Sarah’s
words. Instead, he was trying to
‘nlnk how he could shake off her
hold and get away while Nita was
on the stage. A vision of Kitty
rose before bis eyes. She was on
"Stop High Hatting Met"
her way to the prop room looking
for a script, and the prop room
would be deserted now. A cold,
calculating gleam came into the
“nut I don’t blame you," Sarah’s
voice came as though from a great
•■'Did. “I’m liberal. I’m uot like
;ther girls. You’ve noticed tliai.
haven’t you, William, dear?” She
didn’t wait for an answer to lid
question, but only clutched his arm
more tightly and sighed. “You saw
•as drifting into danger. You had
too much respect for me to let lt
go on. I understand you per
“Tlia’s Jus’ dandy!" Durant nod
oed, not having the faintest Idea
of what the comedienne was talk
“Oh, I adore men ot your type
Dreamers, vagabonds at heart,’’
Sarah prattled. “Have you ever
sto >d on a hill at midnight In the
moonlight? You have, because I’ve
seen yon there, silhouetted against
the moon. A black, stark, tragic
figure, your face turned toward the
ueaks of the shimmering h1ll3, wait
ing, something within you crying
out for the . beauty, the romance
| that never comes.
“That wasn’ me. It mus’ a Been
i two other guys. See you later.”
1 With a sudden twist he wrenched
I himself free from the clinging
1 9nrah and dashed across the stage
t behind the back drop.
At the door of the prop room
bo halted, looking in. He could
I see Kitty moving about the ro >m.
1 evidently seeking for the lost
; script. lia smiled to himself and
softly opened the door a little wtd
i er. He hesitated for a moment. his
eyes roving over the girl'eb flgur?.
the trim ankles. the. slender legs,
'he rounded throat that r«r*e6 so
delightfully, the little hollew In her
•hroat. And then he Btepted across
In the dimly lighted prop room
where one dull yellow electrl* bath
hazily Illuminated the. mass of ob
Jocts strewn about In haphazard
manner, Kitty was hastily ransack
Ing desks and cupboards, leafing
through piles of books and uiaga
ziiiee to fluid the missing manu-
script; Chairs and .dishes, mirrors,
lamps of every'alze and description,
straggling bouquets of dusty, artl*
flclaj flowers, mingled in the gray
soadows thrown upon me imuugea,
Absorbed in her search, the girl
did not„bear Dugan* approach, but
the aound of his voice brought her
about face, a stifled cry of surprise
•a ber lipa.
“Hilo, 111 ririr Xtaraat ctatchpd
the half open door. steed yteg Mga-
•aif ngfltnat It. 'Tvebeeo rootin'
eve’where lor you. Need somt
help? I’m the best li’U helper
y’ever saw. The best ll’l helper
that’s me! Wan’ me to help you?’
“No, thank you," Kitty answerer
shortly, “unless you know where *
script of the play Is. That’s wha<
I’m hunting for.”
Her tone was sharper than sbt
had intended It to be. Although sh»
refused to admit it to herseif, tbi
sight of Durant swaying drunkenl}
against the door made her fee
more than uncomfortable. She bat!
been no sure of herself when sh<
had suggested to Jerry that stir
lead Duran; on in the hope? fro
during him to keep the sin v - n:<
going uiurtt Blit now that ?-.• • >vh;
alone in 'lie room with him tiei
confidence deserted her. And thee
she thou-ht that her heart war
about to lump right up into her
mouth when she saw Durant slowly
I losiiiq; the door.
"Was—was there something you
wanted?” she faltered.
“There cvr’n’ly is. ll’l girl.” The
baclt'T eyed her appreciatively,
leaning ago Inst the wail panels. "I
wan’ you f stop high hatting me."
Kitty hushed under his scrutiny.
"Why, I’m not high-hatting you, Mr.
Durant.’’ she objected nervously.
"I'm simply trying to mind my own
She realized exactly what the
backer meant. She knew that he
resented her rebuffs to all bia ad-
vances. hul right at present she
felt In no mood to try to cajole him
Into doing anything for the 6how.
“If tha’s supposed to be a dl'ry
crack I could tell you a few things,
li’l girl ” Durant looked very wise
and very severe. "If you’re trying
to tell me I'm not minding my own
business I wanna tell you some-
thing. 1 nm minding my own busi-
ness I'm minding It so much—
j well. I could tell you how much. If
I weren't minding my own business
I'd have ordered 'n arrest before
this." He watched the effect cf hi?
words upon the girt, and saw the
shudder that ran over her body:
tlip red Hint suffused her face.
"Why. what do you mean?” Kitty
demanded. “1 don’t understand.”
Site was plainly puzzled by bis
statement. He seemed to be driv-
ing at something, though what it
was she couldn’t fathom. Perhaps
after nil, sin? was thinking, he was
just tight and didn’t quite know
what he was talking about. Even
his answer brought no gleam of en-
"Oh. or course, you've no Idea
who robbed th’ boxoffice,” Durant
shook his head sarcastically
“Certainly not.” Kitty retorted.
’I still don’t see what that’s got to
do with the price of eggs.”
"Oh. von don't! Well, for your
Information, then I’ll tell you I
know it was one of your crowd.
Yes, sir. one of your crowd," be re-
pented. “Yon all know th’ show’s
through tonight, so somebody's
fe-v.h'erin.’ his nest.”
Kit tv stared bewildered, unbeliev-
ing. One of her crowd! Surely he
didn’t, couldn’t mean—. She felt
as though she must know what was
going on In Durant’s mind.
"Are yon referring to Jimmy?”
Her voice was low, and her breath
seemed to be stifled; her heart was
"Am I r'ferrlng to Jimmy? 1
mos’ certainly am r’ferrlng to
Jimmy! Wake up, Kitty, wake up!
I know what I’m talking 'bout an
so do you You know Jimmy pulle^,
that robbery jus’ as well as f <R|
Kitty swallowed the shar"
’halation that caught In her throa'
For an Instant she swayed un
certainly and then caught hold of a
nearby table, steadying herself
Jimmy—accused of the robbery! It
couldn’t be’ It mustn’t be so. She
must do eouicthlug to save him
She knew that he was Innocent.
"Now, 11*1 girl, itop this gaga
Baby act." Durant began weaving
tlpslly towards her. "Don’ you
realize how easy It’d be for you ('
save Jimmy a lot of trouble?"
He was smiling at her now, an
Insldloiif. Inviting smile. Kitty's
eyes neurnwed. She began to see
what he was driving at. She didn't
doubt tiufi that he was tolling the
truth when he ss much as said that
he believed that Jimmy had com
mlttcd the theft. And If ho be
lleved It, perhaps otherB did. too
So there was only one thing to do
She must extricate Jimmy from this
predicament. If she were nice to
"How do you moan?” aha nttes
Honed thoughtfully. "How wqulct
It be so easy for me to save Jimmy
trouble?" >;,'v »
“Drop thg pose, Kitty. Be yohr-
self! rha’s all I ask.”
Durant paused, watching the glr
Intently. He could see that she
-was turning something over In her
mind. And he knew now that sb«
Bad. grasped the idea Be. nan in-
tended to convey. If she liked
Jimmy as much as he thought she
did the rest would be easy. Ifs
was near enbugh new to reach out
and teach her, hot he wanted to
be ears of hie position. And go
Instead, he sat dfwp on n se(« and
Ut a cigarette.
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