Mount Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 126, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 14, 1930 Page: 1 of 4
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“MT. PLEASANT IS A PLEASANT PEACE"
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By Carrier—50c per month
$5 .00 per year
PUBLISHED EVERY DAY EXCEPT SUNDAY
By Mail—40 per montk
$4.00 per year
MT. PLEASANT, TEXAS. AUGUST 14. 1930. THURSDAY EVENING,
Best Texas Wheat
New Transcontinental 1 a
Will Feed Hogs Flight Record Made
Fort Worth, Texas, Auk. 13.—Tex-
as wheat has become the cheapest
feed for hogs on the market.
A new wrinkle in the Texas grain
trade came to light Wednesday when
it was revealed a carload of No. 1
hard winter wheat, §8.56 per cent pro-
tein, was sent from the Fort Worth
market to Linden, Cass County, where |
Valley Stream, N. Y., Aug. 13.—
Beating by more than two hours the
transcontinental air record which Col.
and Mrs. Charles A. Lindbergh took
from him last April, Capt. Frank M.
Hawks flew from Glendale, Cal., to
Curtis Field Wednesday in 12 hours,
25 minutes and 3 seconds.
By bettering the Lindbergh time of
Wear Klean Kloth-
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it will be used as hog feed. J 14 hours and 46 minutes, Hawks be-
Wheat traders said it was the first ' came holder of the speed records for
time in Texas history that ihe best j crossing the country in both direc-
grade of wheat had been bought in tiens, for just a week ago lie flew the
the open market and fed to hogs, i east-west course in 14 hours, 50 min-
The earfoad sold at 97c per bushel, ' utcs and 43 seconds, beating the rec
and is the cheapest feed on the mar- j 0rd for the westward flight by Roscoe , ASSISTANT ATTORNEY
ket, according to Young Davitte of ! Turner by more than four hours. j
the Transit Grain Company,' which 1 in a year and a half Hawks has _
made the shipment. j practically cut in half the time need-' „ .
------- led to fly between the Atlantic and J“ck o(
Raise $25 for | the Pacific. Wl,™ he heirmi hie se- Attorney Gener.i el Texae, wae
naise Ttri m-s transcontinental flights a in the City Thursday woAmg .n the
Premium C otton ■______ ..... rmv.......... ^ I interest of Robert Lee Bobbitt for
The ballots for the second primary
are now available at the .office of
the County Clerk for those who wish
to take advantage of absentee vot-
Compared to the ballots used ..n
Washington, Aug. 13.—Sixty-five
Texans counties lost population be-
tween 1920 and 1930, it was revealed
■,j preliminary figures for the State
and its counties, announced Wednes-
the first primary, the tickets appear* day by the Bureau of the Census. The
very small, as there is no runoff Ur uses range from one-tenth of 1 per
county offices, and there are only cent for Austin County with a total
two candidates each for six State population of 18,860 to 41.9 per cent
offices to be voted on.
GROWTH OF RURAL DELIVERY
It is 33 years since rural free de-
livery was introduced. Great caution
GENERAL VISITS HERE was exhibited in trying out the idea.
for Eastland County with total pop-
ulation of 33,981.
The State’s total, as previously an-
nounced is 5,821,272, an increase of
24.8 pei cent. Harris County leads
with population of 356,087, an in-
crease of 90 per cent, and Houston
A representative of the Chamber of
Commerce raised $25 Wednesday as
a premium for the first bale of 1930
cotton brought to Ml. Pleasant, fol-
lowing a custom Ilia liras prevailed
here f< r many years. The cotton was
j year ago last February the fastest
been made by 'the late C. B. ! Attorney General. Mr. Blalock con-
15. Collyer, who flew from east to
ferred with friends and supporters
west in 14 heart ami 25 minutes. | °' Mr. Bobbitt and presented hi.
Hawks twice before has held the; » ■>•»» tke Ust <Ju“hf”d
, , , , ,. v • i man in the race. He stressed the
west-cast record, once beating his I
own time and losing his second record 1acl tbat **■ vvas' 11' ' ® 3 ,lt:t u 10
to the Lindberghs. On Wednesday’s ! aayed the rural schools ot Texas from
It had been advocated for a number leads among the principal cities, be-
of years, hut aroused interest slowly ing 289,579, an increase of 109.4 per
cn the part of those destined to ben- cent.
ofit most by it. Evidently congress Dallas apd Dallas County take sec-
did not grasp its possibilities, for ond rank with 260,397, an increase of
there was reluctance to appropriate 63.8 per cent, and 326,029, an increase
Ihe funds to give it a trial. The of 54.8 per cent respectively,
spread of the idea was not speedy San Antonio and Bexar County,
but when it finally was realized that which held first place for twenty
it possessed virtue, demands came in
greet volume for the establishment
of additional routes.
Of t i’.r e. the adoption of the plan
resul >d in a frightful slaughter of
years, dropped to third with 254,526,
an increase of 57.7 per cent and 292,-
436. an increase of 44.7 per cent, re-
spectively. Tarrant County is in
fourth place with a total population
brought in Tuesday by C. W. Spann, night he stayed at about 8,000 feet 1 bein£ closed this year by his <1UH"k
and was considerably later than last ■ altitude, considerably lower than the I and able defense of the rural aid law. , fourth,; lap po.,: ..Worships and no : of 197,043, an increase of 29 per cent,
year, owirfg to the late start of the j Limlberghs. He averaged about 200 j He stated that had it not been tor; smal] ();m (.f ^ eariier opposition ! with Ft. Worth showing a population
crop on account of the heavy rains j milo, an h()Ur but at one time, east Mr- Bobbitts handling of the case j ( ^ eytension ((f the svsU>m camt. j of 160.892, an increase of 51.1 per
> May- ^__* j of Wichita, he made 250. I oyer 300,000 country boys and girls
Mieses Mary and Volvo Vickery [)J4i \\ j j y TRXFFIC LIGHT
have returned from a week’s visit AND CHANCE SALESMAN
with friends in Deport.
| would have had the school
I floors closed upon them.
j from these officers
system came!01 160,892, an increase of 61.1 per
house1' ..... ..... -* .......... Their objection j cent."' 'Jefferson t'ou-nty- with a total
j couid be understood easily. Discon- j Cf 132.895. an increase of 81.7 per
i nuance of the postofl'ie •< meant fi- j cent, i ink.- fifth and FI Paso with
nancial loss to them. Yet the bene-j 131,092, an increase of 28.% per cent,
WINS $12,000 HOME Miss Ella Rhe Morgan of Ranger j f;ts tu tho dwellers on farms aceru I is sixth.
: and Ben P. Hall of Burkburnett are ......
.Just be- I visiting their parents, Mr. ami Mrs.
A daughter was born to Mr. and) Detroit, Mich., Aug. 13. _ .....„ ______ r_________
Mrs. L. O. Bowden Monday afternoon. , cause jH. was detained for thirty sec- j O. P. Hull, this week.
j conrls by a traffic signal here last ; -----
Mrs. T. S. Grissom and Miss Dor- week, \\ illiam J. Mathey of Clifton, Mrs. Lewis Walker and children of
othy Grissom wont to Greenville to j t 0yns a $12,000 piece of Detroit (Cleburne arrived Wednesday to visit
visit relatives Thursday. property. — ! her aunt, Miss Eula Wood, and other
Mr. Mathey, driving to his home in ) relatives.
J. A. and b. 1. Ward spent Ihurs- New Jersey, pulled up for a traffic -----
day in C ommerte on business. light near this city’s outskirts and Miss Ora Glass ana nephew. R. L.
............ i ............ i i i persuasive firemen sold him “some Glass Jr., of Sherman are visiting
.'h/MrttHBas. gnajjrjMr,^. kind of a ticket for something.’’ He relatives here this week.
KHzHJH&S’* ; drove on, stuffing the ticket in his ..................... .
j Wednesday he was advised by tele-
phone that the ticket entitled hint to
'a $12,000 model home, awarded r. > Ihe
lucky ticket holder by Detroit fire-
men at their anual field day.
ing from daily receipt of mail with-
out having to go after it. sometimes
far, is immeasurable. The rural free
delivery is one of a trio of facilities
removing isolation from the farm.
It docs not take a subordinate posi-
tion to the other two—the telephone
and the automobile.
It, is significant, too, that ali three
of these means of facilitating com-
munication between farm and town
MILL MAKE ADDRESS
FOR ALLRED TONIGHT
Hon. Grady Sturgeon of Paris will
make an address to the voters of Tit-
us County in the interest of the can-
didaqy of J. V. Allred for the office
or Attorney General of Texas. The
speaking will take place on the court
house lawn at 8:15 o’clock.
Mr. Sturgeon will discuss the dif-
ferent issues in Mr. Allred’s cam-
were fairly coincident in arrival. All
| three may be credited with accelerat-
j ing the march of progress if any one paign. and the public is invited to
excels the other in value it is the attend.
• rural free delivery.—Ex. ---------
Thursday and Friday
An Intense Dramn
of Deepest Afriot f
Love at first glance
—but lie was, tike
ptveha \cd bride of
G.u . . Uv!g -; hue,.a;;
beast in Africa!
“Bull and Bears”
The weather lor the past 24 hours j ——— ---
according to readings made at 6:30: i Electrical equipment employing
-* j vacuum tubes has been invented to
CAR. STOLEN VS CHILD
SLEEPS IN IT. IS FOUND
SINGING SCHOOL CONCERT
The closing concert of the S. D.
N. School of Music, which has been
in progress at Farmers’ Academy the
past three weeks, will be held at the
Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant Fri-
day night cf this week. Messrs.
Emmett S. Dean of Waco, and M. O.
Combs of this city, are in charge of
' the school and the entire student body
will tal e part in the program which
will consist of solos, duets, quar-
tettes and choruses. A small audience
fee of 25c for adults and 15c for chil-
dren will be charged, which will bo
given t.) the class to help defray ex-
penses of the school. The public is
cordially invited to attend and to be
present by eight, o'clock Friday night
at the Baptist Church. idwp
Two Catholic.-, Daniel ('arrol! of
Maryland, and Thomas Fit/.Simmons
of Pennsylvania, helped frame the
Cuitsiitutioii of the United States and
signed their names to tho draft' re-
port' d by the convention.
The New Brunswick Power Com-
mission is planning to construct an
electric power plant in the Grand
I nk ' district tha't will burn pulver-
ized coal ut tne mum heads m the
A metal support has been patented
to prevent small ink bottles being
Maximum ...... 107
Minimum ............................. 73
Temperature 6:30 .................... 77
Wind from ..............................SW
Sky .......................Partly Cloudy
j stop elevators
exactly level with
1929 Model Chevrolet Road-
ster. Fully equipped. Every
part of this car is absolutely O.
K. Ask for a demonstration
today. 8125.00 down.
1929 Model Chevrolet Four
Door Sedan. Tires, finish and
motor in perfect condition. This
is a real buy for tho family.
$150.00 down, balance easy
1928 Pontiac Coupe in perfect
shape all over. We have re-
duced the price of this car
$150.00. Its a real bargain.
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Bath. N. Y., Aug. 13.—Sheriff
Frank C. Bartlett, was notified by
Buffalo police Wednesday afternoon
A new tray that can be hung on a that 3-year-old Edmund Stanton had
been found unharmed in the car
which was stolen Tuesday night from
the Bath Hospital as the child slept
in the rear seat. The car had been
abandoned and no trace of the thieves
corner of a card table, holds a drink-
ing glass, a container for matches and
an ash receiver
An attachment has been invented
for vacuum cleaners that uses a dis- was found.
infectant to kill germs in the dust col- --------
looted. Tvv ** Times Renew Want AtL
T.ib - '
A Real Bargain
THE NEW GILLETTE RAZOR
Improved and better than ever, will be giv-
en FREE with the purchase of a tube of
shavin gcream or shaving stick. Your
choice, Colgate or Palm Olive.
DON 'T MISS THISI
jilimtiin.-i; Know u it.
DRUGS and JEWELRY
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Cross, G. W. Mount Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 126, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 14, 1930, newspaper, August 14, 1930; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth783809/m1/1/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library.