Mt. Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 109, Ed. 1 Tuesday, July 21, 1931 Page: 1 of 4
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Titus County—Center of the Best Dairy and Poultry Section of Texas
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MOUNT PLEASANT. TEXAS,TUESDAY EVENING, JULY 21.
|Auto Is Hit By
~ Train and Child
Alights on Pilot
DENISON, Texas, July 20.—
Hurled through the air when a train
crashed into the automobile in which
<be was riding, 10-year-old Lois Cap-
?haw landed on the locomotive’s pilot,
where she clung desperately until the
train came to a stop.
Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will
Capshaw, and four other children rid-
"in ‘•he automobile, were injured
in the accident, which occurred at a
grade crossing south of Denison late
Sunday. Physicians expected them
ell to recover.
TO BE OBSERVED
yoiTll be surprised
with our necktie
Send a Dozen
CHANGE IN DATE
FOR CROP TOUR
D. B. Templeton of Tyler was killed
when struck by an automobile at Dal-
las Monday. Mr. Templeton was a
brother of B. C. Templeton of Avin-
ger, formerly of this city.
She is Back Again
To Enchant You
Fox News—Detective Story
* “JUNGLE GIANTS”
(Taken in Africa From Actual
, Live Beasts)
comedy of two
always .«««» on,
*i lhe wme dame.
funny p*ir ot v
Also Two Feature Shorts
“lfHE BRIDE’S MISTAKE”
TERRY TOON "THE BLUES”
TENTH ANNIVERSARY ROTARY i
CLUB TO BE CELEBRATED
I At the regular meeting of the Bo
! tar.V Club Tuesday noon, it was vo^ed
■ to hold a big celebration in honor ot
the tenth anniversary of the found-
ing of this organization in Mt. Pleas-
S The Club was organized on October
5, 1921, as a temporary organization
• with the following members: Dr. T.
i M. Fleming, C. L. Duncan, VV. A.
Ford, J. J. Ellis, Geo. Lilienstern, K.
F. Lindsay, 0. C. Lilienstern, C. 0.
1 Lide, FI. S. Lilienstern, J. M. Burford,
j W. S. Swint, K. L. Owen, H. A. Will-
| son, Lamar Denman, A. C. Hoffman
I and G. VV. Cross. Milton Farrier of
1 Omaha was also a member, but could
not remain in the club because of
The first officers of the club were:
J. M. Burford, president; Dr. T. M.
Fleming, vice president; E. S. Lilien-
stern, treasurer; C. L. Duncan, secre-
tary; W. A. Ford, sergeant-at-arms.
E. S. Liliestern has been treasurer of
the club since its organization. ‘mine.
The charter for the club was issued ! The men slain were Clarence Kyle.
(ANNOUNCE WILL BE HELD ON
THURSDAY OF THIS WEEK
Man Held For
Theft of Car
Two Who Quit
Shot to Death
Announcement was made
night at the Chamber of Commerce
meeting that the date of the annual
crop tour of the county had been
changed from Friday. July 24th. lo
| Thursday of this week. This tour has
I been held under the direction of the
j County Agents and the teachers of
j Vocational Agriculture for the past
| ten years, and always creates a big
! lot of interest among those directly
concerned with agriculture in this
i county. A good itinerary has beer,
j arranged and it. will be a very m-
CHARLES ION, V,. Va., July 20. | teresting trip to those who go.
Two men who abandoned the cause! f.j f Smith gave in detail an ae-
°l striking miners in the Southern j count of the purchase of the Dixie
West Virginia coal tileds were slain | Motor Coach Corporation by Messrr.
Monday by rifle bullets as they were ; Rjtev anf] Harrold of Terrell who have
about to enter the Raymond City Coal J formed a new company, which leased
Company mine in Putnam County. ; part of the route to the Southwestern
The killings were the tirst to occur . Transportation Company, enabling it
since the strike was called by the 1 give the people of this section a
West Virginia Mine Workers Union | mucb better schedule between Dallas
July 6. ( ompany officials said there j and Texarkana.
had been no previous trouble at the j The recent ruling of the Supreme
Court which forces all schools to
After having been notified by
Longview authorities to look out for
a car said to have been stolen at that
place Tuesday morning, Sheriff Gad-
j dis took a man in custody shortly
Monday} after noon.
He was driving the car described,
but he had a deputy sheriff with him
front Oklahoma City, who had accom-
panied him to Longview to take pos-
session of the car, which is said to
have belonged to the detained man’s
mother, but had been in charge of
his step-father at Longview. The
man had the bill of sale and other
papers to show ownership of^he car.
INFANT IS BUIUED
The infant daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Carleton Alexander, who lives
seven miles west of town, died soon
after birth Sunday and was buried at
Farmers Academy Monday.
on January 1. 1922, numbered 1,055.
At that time, all charters were issued
on the first of the year, clubs opera' •
ing as temporary organizations until
A committee was appointed at
Tuesday’s meeting to arrange for the
anniversary meeting, which will
held as near the founding date as
EDGEVVOOD MAN’S BODY
MANGLED BY TRAIN
EDGEVVOOD, Van Zandt Co.. Tex-
as, July 20.—The mangled body of Wr.
F. Smith of this city was found lying
near the Texas & Pacific tracks in
front of the depot by Night Waten-
man 0. VV. Pitts early Monday. Bo*h
legs were severed at the hips, his lefr
hand and arm mangled and his skull
crushed. Mr. Smith accompanied his
daughter, Waynie, to meet a train
which she took for Gladewater. No
one saw the accident and it remains
a mystery how it happened. His
daughter said he did not get on the
train with her.
CRASH INJURIES FATAL TO
MT. VERNON MAN
MOUNT VERNON, Texas, July 20.
—As the result of an auto wreck
Thursday, seven miles east of Mount
Vernon, H. Ear! Blakey, 37, died at
his home here Sunday night. He is
survived by his wife and three chil-
dren; his father, Jim Blakey; one
brother and three sisters. Funeral
services were conducted Monday by
the Rev. E. A. Bradbevry at the Bap-
tist Church. Burial was at City Ce-
Three-fourths of the artificial flow-
ers made in the United States are
produced in New York.
Day Phone 33 Night PbMiea
474 and 294
20, and Cyrus Shelton Spaulding, 41.
Spaulding was a motonnan and Kyle
his helper. Both had responded to
the strike call, but later returned to
Miss Rubye Thompson, pilot with
the Garland Aircraft Company, at
Tulsa, Okla., is visiting Mr. and Mrs.
J. M. Graham. Miss Thompson will
fly at the National Air Races opening
in August at Cleveland, Ohio.
make a special charge for all students j Mr. and Mrs. 0. A. Thrasher and
over 17 years of age was discussedJ children went to Houston Sunday,
at length, and it was voted to ask the , Mr. Thrasher returned Monday, while
East Texas Chamber of Commerce to his family will spend some time visit-
bring the matter before the Governor j ing there.
| and Legislature at the special session | ____
They were about to enter the mine , n(nv jn progress at Austin for rev’,
with Kyle’s father and two brothers j sjon
and other miner. Kyle’s brothers said j
they heard two metallic sounds and
Kyle ar.d Spaulding fell from their
HIRES AIRPLANE FOR RIDE,
THEN LEAPS TO DEATH
| J. C. Cross returned Tuesday from
j Ann Arbour, Mich., where he spent
two weeks doing some special work at
the University of Michigan.
j JAMESTOWN, N. Y„ July 20.—
| Shouting “happy landings, buddy,”
George O. Wallace leaped to his death
FLY POISON KILLS BABY t ........
w. ...» The weather for the past 24 hours
Texas, July 20.—Mary 1 from a plane he had hired for a ride ! according to readings made at 6:30:
Frances Burke, infant daughter of over this city. He climbed out on a;
Mix and Mrs. Ben G. Burke of Finley, wing before the pilot noticed what he j
Ok., lied in a hospital after being yvas doing. If was his twenty-fifth :
brought here for treatment for pois- birthday. He fell 1.200 feet into a |
oning. Poison for flies was eaten by . cemeteiV-
Ibo child liw™l «ovvi,.r.« —v„ hold ! jjig fanij]y gai(, he ha(J been ill, but (
apparently had recovered.
the child. Funeral services were held
Monday at Antlers, Ok.
Mrs. Milburn Hurley and Miss
Maximum ..................... 95
Minimum .................. 76
Temperature 6:30 .................. Td
Wind from ..................SW
Sky ...................... Partly Cloudy
Mrs. A. L. Bradley and children of
IV'ltna Lou Hurley ol Sulphur Springs; Sapulpa, Okla., are visiting Mr. and
and Mrs. Nolan Cave of Winters who
have been the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
G. L. Brogoitti returned to their
Mrs. W. R. Swan and Miss MurU
Swan left Tuesday afternoon for an
extended visit with relatives in In-
diana and New York. They will also
visit Niagara Falls and Canada.
•t Ambulance Service
DAY OR NIGHT
Masters & Thomas
On any service received from
us you are assured of the fol-
ONLY GENUINE FACTORY
GUARANTEED PARIS ARE
USED FOR REPLACEMENTS.
Don’t gamble your driving
enjoyment or your safety
against cheap substitute repair
Our replacement parts are
secured from the same factory
that built your car, and we, as
their representatives have a
vital interest in your car. Bring
your car to us for expert advise
at no extra charge.
Irvin - Robertson,
Mrs. W. W. McBrayer this week.
l>r. and Mrs. T. S. Grissom went to
Greenville Monday to visit Mrs. Gris-
som’s mother who is ill.
Mrs. T. L. Peel of Dallas is the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Peel.
Miss Billie Bull of Greenville is the
guest of Mrs. W. I. Weldon.
Try Our Bar-B-Q
YOU WILL LIKE IT
Half Way Between Mt. Pleasant
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Boedeker’s Ice Cream
OUR NEW FOUNTAIN CARRIES A FIFTY GALLON CAPACITY,
BESIDES WE HAVE AN EXTRA 40-GALLON ELECTRIC STOR-
AGE CABINET, THIS GIVES US AN IMMENSE VARIETY.
Our Varieties—Fresh Peach, Fresh Strawberry, Banana Nut,
Cherry Nut. Blnck Walnut, Pecan Brittle. Chocolate, Vanilla. Pine-
apple Sherbet. Lemon Freeze, Eskimo Pies, Pope .voles, and it is made
by Doedecker, Dallas.
NYAL SERVICE DRUG STORE
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Cross, G. W. Mt. Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 109, Ed. 1 Tuesday, July 21, 1931, newspaper, July 21, 1931; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth783382/m1/1/: accessed January 17, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library.