Mt. Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 125, Ed. 1 Saturday, August 8, 1931 Page: 2 of 4
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MT. PLEASANT DAILY TIMES SATURDAY, AUGUST 8, 1931.
MT. PLEASANT DAILY TIMES
SLAVERY SITi.L EXISTS
G. W. CROSS, Editor
It is almost, incredible that there the state oi Texas, county ot xitus.
should still be 5,000,000 or more hu- | By virtue of an Order of Sale is-
man beings existing in abject slav- sued by order of a judgment decree
erv in various parts of the world, of the District Court of Titus Coun-
Yet such is the case, according to a ty, Texas, by the Clerk of said Court,
report of a slavery commission or- on the 15th day of July, A. D. 1081,
ganized under the auspices of the in a certain suit No. 1676, wherein
A $2 Dinner for 6
j League of Nations.
in M,-.. ....... ■»—»i Slavery is found, it is said, in ear-
Entered at the postoffice at Mt. Pleas- j ly a score of countries and is espe-
ant, Texas as second class mail mat- | daily prevalent in Abyssinia, China,
ter. All obituaries, resolutions of
respect, cards of thanks, ter., will be
charged for at regular rates.
Comments on Church Activi-
ties, Furnished by Rev. Geo.
C. Moore, Pastor Presbyterian
iledjaz and Liberia. A traveler in
A1 yssinia has described “slavery, op-
en cruel and fiendish; gangs of slave-
marching in misery, the men chained
together in rows, and the women and
children dragging themselves along
* j besides the main body.”
* I There is no doubt that similar con-
^ j ditiens exist in other countries, al-
^ ! though in most of them slavery is
officially forbidden. In some areas
the condition of actual slavery is dis-
* I guised under the form of contract
The Mt. Pleasant Independent School
District is Plaintiff,
and Douglas Phelps is defendant
in favor of the said plaintiff, for the
sum of Nine and 80-100 Dollars
for School Taxes, interest, penalty
and costs, with interest on said sunt
at the rate of six per cent, per an-
num from date fixed by said judg-
ment, together wPh all costs of suit,
that being the amount id' said judg-
ment rendered in favor of said plain-
tiff by the said District Court of Tit-
us County, on the 16th day of July,
A. D. 1931, and to me directed and
delivered as Sheriff of said Titus,
County, 1 have seized, levied upon.
Which shall 1 buy, a car or a home?
* j labor and peonage, or deb slavery, an(| wji]; on t|ie Tii*st Tuesday in Sep- j
® j the latter also prevailing in some tember A. D.
1931, the same being (
South American countries. j the first day of said month, at the
Some encouragement is seen, how- j Com't House door of said Titus Coun-
For the price of a car its upLep’for ®ver- in tba stePs bein* tbe | ty, in the City of Mt. Pleasant, Tex- j
five years, one can buy a small farm j League of Nations toward the abolish-j as, between the hours of 10 o’clock!
with‘a good house on it. If I buy a ment of slavery Particularly by the , A. M and 4 o’clock P. M. on said day,;
farm. I can spend my leisure hours ' fitlsh government through whose ef- j pr0Ceed to sel] for cash to the high-I
making it a productive and attrac- [°''Vs “'l011! ,n0'()0° slaves has been;est bidder all the right, title and in-'
u.e piace instead of riding around as j hb®fated since the c‘lose ol thc. war;jterest of said defendant in and to the J
1 likely would do if 1 had a car. In Now, as always, the suppression °* ! following described real estate levied!
the first place, 1 get pleasure which | ma."’s ir,hamanit.y to ™an 18 one c,t j upon as the property of said defend-j
is profitable, in the second that jCIVI lzat,on 8 maj0)' tasks.—Ex. ant, the same lying and being situat-1
which is costly. At the end of five . ... ~ ~ _4va | <?d in the County of Titus, State of!
years, if I buy a farm and live on it, GRANDMA WA\BACK SA^S: (Texas, to-wit:
I will be a home-owning citizen. If I . . I Being situated in the Mt. Pleasant!
1 buy a car and ride in it, I will still | uxuiy ecomes neeessi y a ci ,\ou ^ Independent School District of Texas
be a renter and own about $25.00 ! u e 0 1 ' 'in and in the County of Titus and
Maybe what we really need is to
YjlROZEN fish from the far
* North, new potatoes delicately
creamed with parsley, a green
vegetable with the tang of lemon,
salad “cool as a cucumber” and
served atune 1o the tinkling of
Jced tea. Does this appeal to
your summer palate?
No. it isn’t a fanciful menu
from a “ritzy” hotel cuisine. It
is a practical home dinner which
you can serve at the very low
cost of 33 1/3 cents per person.
Let the menu and tested recipes
Frozen Salmon and Celery... ,31tf
Parsley Creamed Potatoes....22<?
Spinach with Lemon Wedges.. IRtf
French Bread and Butter.....1 S<i
liomaine with Cucumber
Frozen Salmon and Celery:
Soften one tablespoon gelatin in
four tablespoons cold water, dis-
solve over boiling water and add
two tablespoons vinegar, one-half
teaspoon salt, one-fourth teaspoon
paprika, one cup dicer] celery
and one cup diced green pepper.
Careful,y fork in the contents of
one tall can of salmon, pack in
the refrigerator tray or in a fish
mold, and let chill for two hours.
Do not freeze too long, or the
celery will freeze solid.
Chocolate Sundae: Combine
three-fourths can of chocolate
syrup, two tablespoons corn syrup
and one-tlr.rd cup of evaporated
milk. iloi! for three minutes.
Chocolate Sundae ............82i Cool and pour over one and one-
IceJ Tea..................... 6^i half pints of vanilla ice cream.*
j take politicians out of politics.
| Judging by the conversation com-
! mg from next door the building of
is a modern Tower
worth of junk. Of course, if one can
afford to own both a home and a car,
that is different, but if one has to
choose between them, which shall it i
be" The man who buys the car now, (» "**•«*•»
may not be able to pay for one five j 0 t a
years hence, but the man who buys,
his home will likely be able to afford j ^_tnat she can 1
a car by that time, so may enjoy both.
O ‘0= O
The farm owner who lives m the
country will make a better ciitzen, a
better supporter of the grange, the
school and the church. He will live
a more contented life and if he is in-
dustrially employed, he will he more
independent. The farm will require
his attention if there is no profitable
employmen' which he can secure in
the city. Probably there is no church
which can put on a more satisfactory
program than one composed of fami-j “
A woman’s tongue is never so slip-
hold a conver-
A lot of fathers are raising the
deuce today because their boys are
as ba:l as they were when they were
Some folks borrow trouble just for
the purpose of lending it to others.—
lies living contentedly on their own
POISON TO HIM
Old Lady (to tramp)—Why don’t
you work ? Hard work never killed
Tramp—You’re wrong, lady. I lost
of my wives that way.—Ben-
* * «
Some peoph claim that the country
church like the blacksmith shop, store,
and one room school house in the
country is doomed to extinction. But
the church is unique, it lives where
other organizations die. Wherever
men feel the need of God and want
to worship Him, they will gather for
* 4? *
There will be many little church
buildings abandoned, and there ought
to he, for there are too many of
them. With good roads and auto-
mobiles it is possible for people to
come longer distances to church than
formerly. All do not have cars, but
in some places the members who have
automobiles are bringing their neigh-
j nington Banner.
State of Texas, and being a part of
! the J. C. Darwin H. R. Survey Abst.1
No. 165 and containing 1-4 acre and
being fully described in deed of re-
cord in Vol. 65, Page 126, Deed Re-
cords Titus County, Texas, to which
reference is here made and made a
Or, upon the written request of said
defendant or his attorney, a suffi-
cient portion thereof to satisfy said
judgment interest, penalties and
costs; subject, however, to the right
cf the plaintiff for any other or fur-
ther taxes on or against said proper-
ty that may not be included herein, j
and the right of redemption, the de-
fendant or any person having an in-
terest therein, to redeem the said
property, or their interest therein, I
at any time within two years from
the date of sale by paying double the
amount paid for said property, and
subject to any other and further j
All services as usual tomorrow . . .
Morning worship at 10:50. Subject,
“What are Your Thoughts of Christ?”
Evening service at eight. Subject,
“What if You Gain the Whole World
—and Lose Your Soul?”
The village doctor was taking a
friend for a trip in his car.
“I say, look out!” cautioned the
passenger. “You’re doing over sixty-
miles an hour.”
“Don’t worry about that. I’ve got
The fan an dwind-cooled auditorium j the village policeman in bed with.
of the friendly church on the hill is
the coolest place in town these sum-
merish days . . and the wide-open wel-
come for you to worship with us is
ns warm ns you will find anywhere.
Why not go to church tomorrow?
Win. Dean White.
Young People’s Department, First
—rjshts the defendant or anyone in-.
bors with them to church. If the dis- terested therein, may. be entitled to.
tance is not too great, they can make under the provisions of law. Said j
two or three trips bringing a load sale to be made by me to satisfy the j
each time. Every Christian coun- above described judgment, together |
Discussion. “Need of Light of Je-
sus in Our State”—Edith Williams.
rheumatism.” — Manchester Evening
A blackbird bathes at least a doz-
en times a day.
a sour blade
in d mill
Billy: “Daddy, why do cows have
tryman ought to dedicate his auto- with interest, penalties, and costs, of; horns?”
mobile to God and bring his own and suit, and the proceeds of said sale to j His father: “Well, er, to call th,J
his neighbors’ families to church. be applied to the satisfaction thereof, i calves of course. Now, Billy, study
■01 ■0> * and the remainder, if any, to be ap- j your "lesson ad stop asking
The automobile to those who can plied as the law directs. j foolish questions.” Boy’s Life.
afford one may be either a blessing or Dated at Mt. Pleasant, Texas, this j -----
a curse. It all depends,upon how we the 3rd day of August, 1931. ! A gun fired close to the ear
use it. It can take people away from Q. C. GADDIS, I sloth will not cause the slightest
the church or bring them to it. Sheriff, Titus Co., Texas.
8-5-31 tremor in the creature’s body.
THAT LITTLE GAME”
A Bum Banker
6 6 6
LIQUID OR TABLETS
30 minutes, checks ?. C«!d 'he first
Relieves a Headache or Neuralgia in
day, and checks Malaria in three days
666 SALVE FOR BABY’S COLD
Easy Payment plans. S per cent
carry charge for one year.
J. A. DAVIS
HAVE Yoo 6>OT
fAE charged up
For Two Bocks
i oNiV Googht
look, at This, George-
You 1 DONT
Know ,Jovr How To
Track of THIS,”
How t>o Vou it j»
Now See, al Bought
A dou.ars Worth And
Sold- A Dollars Worth,-
Houj Do 'fou <v\Anv. THAT
Thai ome plus.*
LET’S SEE HouJ
Youve MARKED IT,-
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one,- smith Tmjo
or ts THAT ONE
is this meant to
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Cross, G. W. Mt. Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 125, Ed. 1 Saturday, August 8, 1931, newspaper, August 8, 1931; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth783492/m1/2/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library.