Mount Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 141, Ed. 1 Saturday, August 21, 1926 Page: 2 of 4
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MT. PLEASANT DAILY TIMES
SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 1926.
V. GUS SANDWICH SHOP
Open for business. Ladies and Gentlemen - - Boys
and Girls Now is the time for Sandwiches of all kinds
Cold Drinks and Ice Cream
Call at V. Gus at North Mt. Pleasant
I WHEN “PUTTERING"
1S ‘"t0“ 1 BARRETT & REDFEARN CAFE I
MT. PLEASANT' DAILY TIMES
fctarad at the poetoffie* at Mt. Plea**
: utt fani) m aseond elaes wsO
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How much longer are otherwise
pane ami sensible persons going to
, commit suicide thru poison rum ?
AD •Mtoarlee, resolutions of respect. j jn every city the death roll is a
of thanks, etc., will b# charged
for at regular ism.
G. W. CROSS. Editor
startling commentary on how much
of the liquor which may be purchased
is “good stuff.” In New York city
ab.ne 700 persons died last year of
__ poison booze.
NOW POSSIBLE TO BE jn ^j,e earjy jayS 0f prohibition
SHAVED BY MACHINE , ^jiere was occasionally some ordinarily
- j good liquor, and by good is meant
We are living in an age of machin- non-poisonous. As the dry regime
cry. which has done wonderful things progressed, however, this supply
for the convenience and comfort of rapidly dwindled. Then came the
us all. But perhaps even the science wood alcohol era, which we are ev-
of mechanics can be pushed too far.Jen now passing through. By far
Just consider the automaton now on'the greatest advance the bootleg-
exhibition in a London theatre. The ging business made, however, wa«
invention of Prof. John Itepjie, the when it took to redistilling corn-
figure con play a piano when the pletely denatured industrial alcohol,
current from the storage batteries In this it achieved a liquor which was
and coils is turned on. Or. if an ad-jnot as immediately deadly as the
iustrnent is made inside the figure, wood n.cohol variety equally which,
it will shave a man with a safety i i the c d, has equally sad results,
razor. I But v - die for a drink? It is
The automaton’s ability to shave a true tlial the dry laws may not meet
man has been proven, but London, with your complete approval, but
barbers are not alarmed. It requir- will 'the sacrifice of your life thru
es some courage to get a shave in .‘.he di inking of poison booze in any
this wav. even when a safety razor way help counteract the dry regime9
is wielded. The figure stares into j Any man who takes a drink today
space blankly, as indifferent to the without knowing that he himself
customer’s grunts or wiggles as a bought the liquor in pre-prohibition
living barber might be. But there
is the advantage ^vf getting your
shave without any conversation.—
j Over in some sections of East
j Texas onions have been a drug on
i the market. Thousands of bushels
were allowed to rot while other
thousands were sold for less than ] J
cost of production. A market man * •
who visited that section, but who was
not particularly inerested in onions, J |
is authority for the statement that j j
East Texas could have made some
money on onions and also tomatobv
this year if the growers had been
call “puttering.” He told of one in-
willing to do a little of what thiry
stance where a former had grown
nine acres of onions. He started
harvesting and hauling them to town
as “they run.” H<? was having trou-
ble in finding a market. The county
agent inspected a load ^nd said:
“Why don’t you grade these onions
and sell only the good ones ? Y’on
could get a better price for them:"
“I haven’t got any time to putter
with them,” said the farmer.
“I can get it done for you at !5
cents a crate," suggested the county
As a result this farmer made net
$60 per acre from his onions while
Sunday Special Menu
Fried Chicken a-la-Maryland, Roast Leg of Pork, Cream Sauce, Veal
Roast, Brown Sauce.
Asparagus Titps, White Sauce on Toast, Fried Sweet Corn O’Brien,
French Peas in Cream.
Giblet Pot Pie.
Fruit Jello With Whipped Cream
Ice Tea, Milk or Coffee 7 ■<
TO PROPERTY OWNERS
This is to notify you that the
weeds on all premises within tho
corporate limits of the city must be
FOlt SALE—Several well located
j lots at a bargain; terms.—H. C.
cut at once. The city is he • log * j Huckeba.
lot of them cut, and everybody elsej _
must help in this work. Let’s havej WANTEj)_Saleman to sell eloc_
a cleaner, more healthful town.-Ben ^ merchandige> Salary an(f
Chapman, City Marshal. 19-3 colnmission> Call H K Hamilton at
light office. 18-tf
..... ... . Slow-moving vehicles must speed
lh,s neighbors, like him in the be- t out of Hne on crowded high- _ _
ginning, lost money because they rt w of Pennsylvania, under order. FOf RENT-Two rooms for lighT
fuw-,1 to do a little puttering iggued b the state Highway Motor housekeeping, furnished or unfprn-
East Texas tomatoes, especially i' patro, M accidents have beer. ished.-Miss Eula Wood. 19-6
HBB—froon caatof UM
FREE—from aftar-nauaca «
'Suear-rrfned for madidnal uar. Strength
end Purttr unchanged. Never eold in
bulk. Bottled and Ubellad at the Labor-
The origiiul tutelar! cattor oiL
FREE — literature on requut to WALTBR
JANVIER, lac., 417 Canal St., New York
Ttrc <wo—3y. and jet.
at all goad drug Hem.
the newer districts, were poorly grad
attributed to the blocking of traffic
tZ ZFZM&TL -y — —•
Miss Ernestine Mason left Satur-
day for a few days’ visit in Green-
st’.ov confidence in the Te-|is pro-
duct to such an extent that every-
body ir the business lost money
Thu editor saw a farmer witi hi*
truck piled high with peaches H
7i.s selling them at 50 cents per Fancy wn«* watcii crystals ground
bushel. They wor : good peach v. biv j in one d?v at Cleland’s. 28-tf
some f pool quality were mixed! .i.--i ............. - - —■
among 'he good. ones. A riu«dy,to the little but important phases of
J FOR SALE—My home, one mile
j north of Mt. Pleasant.—Hugh Wil-
, agent standing near remarked Gh it :i t their business, they will continue to
days and that it is thus poison free, j „ar>!j-uj grading of those peacVs be the under dog in the business
is gambling with death, paralysis 01 | wouldn’t have eliminated mere than world. Consumers pay for quality
blindness and deserves but scant gg per cent and would have, doubled, not quantity. By carefully grading
sympathy if, ir his effort to exercise |tbe pr;ce £n ^he remaining 75 per farm products and eliminating low
wbat be conceives to he a precept I ^ent. Yet this grower did not want grades, not only will the demand be
personal liberty, he either dies or, “putter” around even though a increased, but the quantity on the
undergoes intense suffering for the ^ j^ttle “puttering" would have made market decreased to such an extent
gratification of his thirst.
It is not altogether a question of
morals or of ethics, or of law en-
forcement or observance alone. It is
a straight physiological question-
how much poison can your system
stand? The average intelligent man
will answer, “None.'’ and leave the*
poison rum alone.—Greenville Bnn-
him a splendid profit. | that there will be no surplus.
Unless farmers pay more attention and Ranch.
LADIES — $25.00 weekly easy.
Spare time addressing cards. No
canvassing or experience necessary.
Write immediately. Enclose stamp
for particulors. Elm Service, 117
N. Dearborn, Chicago.. Ipd
$25 weekly easy, spare time, ad-
dressing cards at home—no exper-
ience. Particulars 2c stamp.—Mad-
ison Service, 123 W. Madison, Chi-
“What Germany needs is Prohibi-
tion,” says a New York surgeor.
Well, America has a lot of it she
isn’t using just now.—Punch.
I have purchased an interest in the
garage business with C. M. Bolster,
and invite all my friends to call and
see me when in need of any garage
wo:fk«, gas, o|ls tend accessories.—
ROY BREY. It
Upon our she’ves and counters you
will find many books of fiction that
will prove delightful and wholesome
If you have not kept yourself po:-t
! Vi . .. ” i- u 1..■ I ii) tell you of the
books we b:v e reviewed which we
would recommend. Come in some
time and let's have a chat about books
Don't forget I have cards for ev-
ery occasion, al.-o tallies, bridge pad-
A shipment cf baskets juet arrivin'
THE GRAY SHOP
Mrs. T. W. Vaughan Prop
Notice To Car Owners-
Now is the time to have your car tuned up for
fall use. We have with us Mr. A. E. Amos of Hous-
ton. He and Mr. Buster Blackwell guarantee to
repair anything at a reasonable price for a limited
time only. We are going to make the following spec-
ial prict s:
NO. 1 Grind valves and tighten Con. Bearings on
all models Fords. Both jobs for $5.00
NO. 2 Same jobs on Chevrolet $6.50
NO. 3 Same jobs on Overland $6 50
NO 4 Same jots on Dodge $8.50
NO. 5 lighten all Bearings including Main and
grind valves $6.00
We Call for and Deliver
We Never Close Ladies Rest Room
BANKHEAD SERVICE STATION & GARAGE
North Mt. Pleasant
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Cross, G. W. Mount Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 141, Ed. 1 Saturday, August 21, 1926, newspaper, August 21, 1926; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth783963/m1/2/: accessed March 26, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library.