Mt. Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 123, Ed. 1 Monday, August 10, 1925 Page: 1 of 4
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Mt. Pleasant Daily Times
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MT. PLEASANT, TEXAS, MONDAY EVENING, AUGUST 10, 1925.
to be Seen
Shot in Row
Press Tanner, who lives north of
Cookville, came to Mt. Pleasant Mon-
day morning and made bond for the
shooting of Jess Hall, which occurred
at Tanner’s home Sunday night.
According to Sheriff Hess, Tanner
claims that Hall and he had been
quarreling and that as Hall was leav-
ing the place he told him not to come
back to the place again, and that il
the Front of
An unusual display of meteors will
be visible in the Northeast Tuesday
night between 9 and 10 o’clock, in the
general direction of the North Star
and Taurus, according to astronomical
calculations as explained Saturday by
Dr. A. D. Laugenour, Dallas astrono-
mical student. These are commonly
called the August meteors and are
visible annually at this period. . _
These meteors, called the Perseids, j he did, he would shoot him. Hall
are believed to be remnants of dis-' returned in a short while, and Tan-
integrated comets and they travel, her repeated his threat, but Hall told
around the sun in an orbit, though ■ him he d.d not have nerve enough,
not in the same plane with that of the I When he started in at the gate, Tai.
the earth. The earth crosses their ! ner fired with a shot gun, the charge
orbit on Aug. 11, each year. Their j of squirrel shot striking Hall in the
name is derived from the fact that sa thigh. He was not badly hurt,
they arc seen^ in flight they may all it is thought.
be traced back apparently to the con- -
stellation of Perseus. J Legg has
A singular circumstance in con- ( ^‘ip Hamlin.
nection with the Perseids is that they ;__
actually enter the earth’s atmosphere
and are not more distant than seven-
ty-five miles from the earth when
visible. Each meteor is about the size
of a grain of sand, astronomers be-
lieve, and they are visible at the dis-
tance because they are rendered in-
candescent, or glowing, by friction, to dissolve u tne nwu ««..«««*« The Sea„av<J8 Corporation t
w&n they come in contact with the their flight before they, reach *01* a pSnpgftre
atmosphere of the earth. None-*’ of1 effftJt:—Dallas News.
returned from a
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them is larger than a pebble.
It is known in astronomical circles
that about 10,000,000 meteors of one
kind or another reach the earth ev-
ery twenty-four hours, though the
Perseids never do because they seem
to dissolve in ’the heat generated in
The Quick and Easy Way to
is to Patronize Our
FO UN TAIN
All Our Drinks AreJMade From
Deep Well Water
Drugs and Jewelry
Quality F ood
Exacting housewives of Mt. Pleasant have made
keen shoppers of us in the wholesale market as their
demands are for quality foods as well as low prices.
Pure foods at low prices are here for you.
Work was begun Monday morning
remodeling the front of Scott’s store
on the First National block on Main
The entire front will be torn away,
and an entirely new one will replace
it. The new front will be of modern
design in every way, and will be ar-
ranged to give a better display and
more light for the 'entire building,
greatly enhancing the appearance of
that block. A temporary front has
been built for the ujse of Mr. Scots
while the other work is being done.
The building is owned by W. Z.
Hayes of Dallas, who has other busi-
ness property here.
FIRE TRUCK TO GIVE
in Mt. Pleasant Tuesday for the pur-
pose of giving a demonstartion of the
benefits of a fully equipped fire
truck. The truck is being taken to
Clarksville, where the city has pur-
chased :t to fight fires, and will come
under its own power from Dallas
here, and the city officials of Clarks-
ville have given them permission to
give the demonstration while on the
way. Everybody is invited to 3eo
FIVE BALES COTTON
ARE WEIGHED HERE
Up to Monday afternon five bales
of cotton had been weighed by Coun-
ty Weigher Combs at the county
yard. Three were weighed Monday
morning, and an increasing amount
is expected in the future. All gins
of the county are getting ready fur
Answering the call of County Agent
Campbell for a meeting at the Court
House here last Saturday, a crowd of
fifty or more of the most progressive
farmers of the county gathered in
the court house to discuss a number
of questions brought to their atten-
tion by Mr. Campbell.
The chief object of the meeting was
to decide whether or not to ask that
the A. & M. special car to make a
visit to Mt. Pleasant in November.
This car will contain a horticultural
exhibit that will be of much benefit
to all fruit growers who see it, as it
will contain samples of all sorts of
diseased fruit trees, and will have
experts to show the growers the re-
sults of the diseases and how to
prevent and combat them.
At the same time there will also
be experts in soil analysis present,
and any farmer who has soil that
will not produce certain kinds of
crops, by bringing in samples can as-
certain the cause of the trouble and
will be given instructions how to ov-
ercome the fault of the land.
It was unanimously voted that a
special effort be made to secure these
experts, who are being sent out by
the college without cost to the peo-
Be Sure to
Attend C. of C.
. Meet Tonight
There are a number of reasons
why every citizen should attend the
Chamber of Commerce meeting at
the City Hall tonight, and everybody
is urged to make an effort to be pre-
sent. The things that will be brought
to your attention are of vital im-
portance to the "city, and should be
given careful attention.
President Lazarus says that altho
there is a quite a lot of business, the
meeting will not be in session any
longer than necessary, and if every-
body will be on hand at eight o’clock
they will be adjourned by nine.
Any citizen can spare an hour a
month to devote to the upbuilding
of the city without inconvenienve to
himself, so let’s have a rousing meet-
Mrs. J. E. Carpenter and grand-
son, Jean Williams, returned to their
home in Dallas Sunday, after spend-
ing a week here with her daughter,
Mrs. A. Riddle.
pie, but who do not care to stop at
any place where they have not been
especially invited. The date of their
coming to this county will be pub-
lished as soon as arranged.
BIG RAIN FELL
PART OF COUNTY
A big rain, amounting in places to
about two inches, fell in the south-
east portion of the county Sunday
afternoon. The min was only local
however, and was only a light shower
in the Union Hill neighborhood. On-
ly a sprinkle fell in Mt. Pleasant.
DEATH OF MRS. BEN GARRETT
Mrs. Ben Garrett, aged about 30,
died Saturday morning at 7 o’clock
at the family home four miles south
of Omaha. Funeral services were
held Sunday afternoon at Concord
cemetery. Mrs. Garrett was a sister
of Mrs. M. G. Johnson of this city,
and Charley Johnson of near Argo.
Mrs. Fred French and daughter,
Miss Christine, and Mrs. Tom Par-
rott and baby returned Monday to
their heme in Hillsboro, after spend-
ing a few days with Mr. and Mrs.
F. E. French.
JfieFinest Toilet Requisites
We have just received a large
supply of the famous
Cappi - and
ELLIS-KELLEY DRUG COMPANY
And You Wiii Grow
This bank has found that it has grow- because it has always
made a sincere effort to serve best the community in which it
Whatever service this bank can render its customers or com-
munity is always done gladly. This bank is an institution for
progress. It is active and alert for the interests of the entire
section. It is owned by the people—and its greatest desire is
to serve the people.
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H. F. Moore, Chairman J. R. Hart, Cashier
I. N. W’illiams, Pres. E. L. Garrison, Ass’t Ca Mer
X O. W. Caudle, Vice Pres.
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Cross, G. W. Mt. Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 123, Ed. 1 Monday, August 10, 1925, newspaper, August 10, 1925; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth783578/m1/1/: accessed January 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library.