Mt. Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 236, Ed. 1 Saturday, December 19, 1931 Page: 1 of 4
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Titus County—Center of the Best Dairy and Poultry Section of Texas
MOUNT PLEASANT. TEXAS. SATURDAY EVENING. DECEMBER 19. 1931.
Honor Court At
The following Mt. Pleasant people
attended the biggest court of honor
for Scouts ever held in the United
States at Texarkana Friday evening:
Scoutmasters C. M. Bolster and D. C.
Morgan, Judge R. T. Wilbanks, Mr.
and jMrs. John Holland, Mr. and Mrs.
Geo. Harper, Mrs. Vera Schmid, Jeff
Robinson, Jack Kay, Clyde Cawthon,
Will Give Cantata
On Sunday Night
The Euterpean Club will present
its annual cantata tomorrow night at
the Methodist Church. The program
will be rendered at the regular hour
for church services.
These cantatas have always been
well attended whenever presented,
and a large crowd is expected to be
present tomorrow evening, as some
of the churches will not have their
R. T. Wilbanks Jr., John Holland Jr
Bernice Morgan, Marvin Harper, Eu- | regular evening services,
gene Gaddis, Eldon and Ells Schmid, ! The Christmas theme will be the
Jack Morgan, Leland Auvenshine and • subject at all of the local churches
George Holland. j tomorrow morning, special programs
Jack Morgan, Ells and Eldon to be rendered at each church
Schmid were awarded Eagle Scout
Let us play Santa Claus with
your Suits, Dresses and Coats
with a thorough cleaning?
We will play the part
badges and Jack Morgan received a
■bronze palm for 10 merit badges ad-
ditional to the required number of
Beimice Morgan, Marvin Harper and
Eugene Gaddis were promoted to first
class Scouts, while Jack Kay, Clyde
Cawthon, R. T. Wilbanks Jr., and
John Holland Jr., were awarded ten-
Thirty-two outstanding Scouts of
the Tex-Ark area were selected at
this meeting, all being awarded blue
emblems for this honor. Eldon
Schmid, Jack Morgan and Ells Schmid
v ere selected from the Mt. Pleasant
troop as outstanding Scouts.
Nine Bank Directors,
And State Banking
; The Daily Times force insists that
it pays to advertise in this medium,
and we can point to results as a proof.
During the past ten days, we have
printed over fifty dozen of the beau-
tiful cards carried in stock for our.
customers as a result of an adver- j
tisement telling the public what we J
have to offer. These cards are beau- i
tifully lithographed in handsome de- j
signs and are sure to please those to i
whom they are sent,
i There is still a short while in which I
. in get your supply of these cards, '
jwith your name printed on them.
FEWER DITCH CAVES 1
IN BECAUSE OF RAIN j
About forty feet of the ditch dug
for the big sewer pipes connecting the
sewer system of the city with the
new disposal plant, caved in Friday
as a result of the heavy rains dur-
ing the week, and a crew of men were
employed Saturday afternoon in re-
moving the dirt.
Hcadt I ace Chai ges j Arrest Tivo In
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Houchin, who
have been the guests of the former’s
brother, W. D. Houchin, and family,
returned Saturday to their home in
Tucucari, N. M.
Dallas, Dec. IS.—Two ,Highland |
Park policemen this afternoon captor- j
ed two youths believed identified as j
the men who robbed a bank at Mur-
phy, Collin County, of $1,100 several j
hours previously. The officers re- j
covered about $900 of the money. J
The policemen, W. E. Ferguson and j
M. N. Gardner, said they were riding
J. C'. Cross, who is teaching at Den-
ton, arrived Friday to spend the holi-
Jack Speannan drove to Melissa
Friday to return with his niece, Miss
Tezzie Johnson, who is teaching there.
SHOWING AGAIN TODAY
! THE SCREEN’S DAREDEVIL COWBOY
IN A THRILLING WESTERN
“MEN WITHOUT LAW”
TONITE 11 O’CLOCK AND SUNDAY
San Antonio, Texas, Dec. 18.—
Charges of allowing the City Central
Bank here to accept deposits when
they knew the bank was insolvent
were filed today against nine direct-
ors of the bank and State Banking
Commissioner James Shaw. The
bank closed in September with $10,-
000,000 in deposits.
Banking Commissioner Shaw, is
charged as an accomplice. The direc- ( -
tors charged include Harry Rogers, 1 along a Highland Park street in an
president of the Exchange National ! automobile when the police radio in
Bank of Tulsa. ! their car gave warning of the Mur-
Rogers was president of the Inter- j phy robbery atjd described the youths,
national Rotary which met in Amster-Shortly afterward they noticed a
dam, has been president of the n- J car of the description given in the
ternational convention of the Disci- j radio broadcast and gave chase. The
pies of Christ, and was named Okla- ] two youths headed their coupe into
homa representative of President Hoo- [ a “deadend” street and seeing their
ver’s credit corporation for the stab-j error, one youth jumped out, pistol
ilization of banks. i in hand, and started to run. He
Local directors named are A. F. j stumbled and fell. One of the officers j
Barnes, Russell C. Hill, Wallace Rog- j pounced upon him. The other sur-
ers, W. A. Williams, R. F. Spencer, [ rendered without resistance.
Dr. F. L. Thompson, Carl D. Newton, j The officers said wrappers from
and B. R. Webb. The charges were j packages of money were thrown out
filed late last night in the court of j of the robber car during the chase.
Justice E. H. Talbert in Marlandale, They led a search for the remainder
a subui’b, by County Attorney D. F. | of the Murphy bank loot an ! lodged
Mr8, A. /. Moore
At East New Hope
Mrs. Annie I. Moore was buried
Saturday afternoon at the East New
Hope cemetery, following services
held at the church at 2:30 o’clock,
under the direction of Rev. J. D. Mc-
Mrs. Moore was a little over seven-
ty-four years of age, and passed awav
at the home of her von, W. A. M .ore,
who lives a few miles southeast of
town, where she had been making
her home the past month. Prior to
that time she had lived most of the
time with other relatives near VVinns-
boro, moving there about seven years
ago. Her death occurred about mid-
night Thursday. She is survived by
numerous relatives in this county,
and had many friends to deplore her
Rev. and Mrs. Don Rogers have
returned from Florey, where they
have been teaching the pa-d three
Monday - Tuesday
Drama that tears at your heart
Stirs your soul . . . Paralyzes
your emotions . . . Leaves you
Davis, who has been investigating the
affairs of the closed bank.
Lamar Denman of Tyler was a bu-
siness visitor here Saturday.
X Day Phone 33 Night Phones
X 474 and 294 $
| Ambulance Service ❖
* DAY OR NIGHT X
the two youths, one of whom acknowl-
eedged Dallas as his Residence, in the
j Highland Park city jail.
Dr. Franz Fischer, director of the
Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Coal
Research, informs that coal in small
doses stimulates plant growth and
acts a> a satisfactory fertilizer.
Life in a ferment! Emotions that
surge in a frenzied, dramatic turmoil.
A play of New York life as it is lived
by those who LL'VE!
LOUIS BROM FI ELD’S
Famous Modern Novel
Masters & Thomas |
The weather for the past 24 hours
according to readings made at 6:30:
Minimum .........— .......... 48
Temperature 6:30 .... 44
Wind from ....... N’W
Sky .......... - Cloudy
Rainfall .......... .......®.7o m.
WILLIAM COLLIER, JR
iv , ESTELLE TAYLOR
SOME TALK HAS BEEN
GOING AROUND TOWN
Maybe you have heard it. If
you have, we are here to tell
you its all true—we don’t deny
a word of it. Yes, some rumors
have been circulated about us.
We did not start them, but since
it has leaked out, we will not
deny that we give the best
washing and greasing job in
town. Drive your car in today
and be the judge.
Irvin - Robertson,
CANDY MAKES AN IDEAL GIFT AND IT IS ALWAYS APPRE-
CIATED AND ENJOYED.
We have a beautiful assortment. Christmas wrapped and we will pack.
mail and ship far you. ;
DRUGS and JEWELRY
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Cross, G. W. Mt. Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 236, Ed. 1 Saturday, December 19, 1931, newspaper, December 19, 1931; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth784227/m1/1/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library.