Mt. Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 236, Ed. 1 Saturday, December 19, 1931 Page: 4 of 4
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MT. PLEAttAAl UAlLit TIMES SATURDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1931.
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and enjoy programs without the annoyance of fading and blasting
which EVERY radio inherently has without automatic volume control.
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HETERODYNE for as low as $69.50. It will pay you to investigate.
Barrett Radio Shop—Phone 84
$10.00 if we can’t fix your radio.”
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For Shy lock ess
The Gift to
should august you. There is
one gift that only you can give—
Tucumcari, N. M.
SHERIFF’S CAR BURNED
WHILE MAKING RAID
After more than the usual number j£*
of screen tests given a host of ac-
tresses from stage and photoplays, ^
Paramount chose Lucille La Verne ^
for the part of “Mrs. Dacklchorst” in
the dialogue filmization of Louis /gi
Bromfield’s “24 Hours,” to be head-
lined at the Titus Theatre tonite at
11 o’clock and Sunday only.
Miss La Verne, internationally 55
known player of difficult character
roles, creates the part of the crooked ^
hotel proprietor who figures so promi- j ^
nently in the story which comes to I gjt
the screen with Clive Brook, Kay I yy
Francis, Miriam Hopkins and Regis j ^
Toomey featured. 55
Remembered in London as the,
American actress who won ovations i ^
for her stage performances in “Shy-j
,” in which she played the title gfr
role for seven months, and “Sun Up,”|
Miss La Verne for years has alter- ^
nated betweeh Broadway and Holly- 55
Her recent pictures include “The
Great Meadow,” “The Doorway To
Hell” and “An American Tragedy.”
She plays the mother of the fate-
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One or two pounds to the box.
Y'our choice of assorted chocolates, bonbons, soft, nut or hard
We are also displaying many attractive gifts—Toilet Sets. Per-
fume, Body Powders, Pencils, Fountain Pens and a most com-
plete selection of novelites.
Refresh yourself at our fountain while shopping.
Glen Rose, Dec. 18.—While Sheriff , tossed Clyde Griffiths in Paramount’s'
P. II. Kugle and Constable Jim Mc-
Fail were conducting- a raid in a pas-
ture about eight miles west ot town
Thursday evening, the sheriff’s car
was set cn five and burned.
Living bacteria can be found in
bituminous coal at a depth of more
than three thousand feet, scientists
ambitious filmization of the Theodore |
“24 Hours” reveals how a big city’s
social set is awakened to the proper
relations of husbands, wives and lov-! ^
ers, when one of their number is I
mysteriously murdered, and the guilt
is placed upon a prominent mem-
ber of the set.
KILLS SELF RATHER
THAN BE ARRESTED
iVHY SOME PEOPLE SLEEP
DETER RABBIT regarded Prickly
C Porky the Porcupine with a great
deal more respect than be had ever
regarded him before. You see he bad
explained to Peter why it Is that most
of the birds seek the far-away, sunny
Southland for the winter, making that
long ami dangerous journey twice a
year, going down in the fall and com-
ing back in the spring. Peter never
had been aide to see any sense in it
but now that Prickly Porky bad ex-
plained it.. It was nil very s tuple and
reasonable. Prickly Porky wasn’t as
stupid as be looked.
“Perhaps.” thought Peter, “be can
tell me why ii is that so many of my
friends sleep all winter.’’ So lie
thanked Prickly Porky for what lie
had just told him about tin* birds, and
then in bis most polite manner he
“Is it for the same reason that John-
ny Chuck and Striped Chipmunk and
‘Huh!” Grunted Prickly Porky. “Huh!
What Doei Johnny Chuck Eat?”
Bobby Coon and Old Mr. Toad and
Grandfather Frog sleep all winter.”
“Certainly,” replied Prickly I’m-kv
1 don’t see why hv should sane
“I don’t see why,” replied I’otei
looking as puzzled as lie felt “I
don't see why Johnny churl; shon'ilii't
stay awake all winter .just as I <|o
i don’t see wli.v he should starve au,\
more than asleep.”
“Huh!” grouted Prh-kU 1 •* • rk >
“Huh! What does .folium Clutei,
"Why, clover ami grass and ami
"And oilier nice tender green thing*
and green tilings only. "Where wmilil
be hud them now?"
"Why, there, aren't any now." re
piled Peter, “but—"
4 But you manage to make a living
front hark and frozen berries and buds
»>f buabes which you ciui vouch, and
even dry grass when you can (hid
nothing better,” Interrupted Prickly
Porky, “and yon don’t see why Johnny
Chuck cannot do the same thing. Isn’t
“Well, Johnny has a different kind
of stomach from yours,” continued
I'rickly Porky. “It is made for green
(hlngs and green tilings only. Even if
it wasn’t he would starve. Cun you
imagine Johnny Chuck with Ills short
legs getting around in the snow to
look for food? Of course you can’t.
You know as well as I do that even
in summer he never dares go very far
from his house, and then there is al-
ways plenty of food right close at
hand. In winter you have to do n lot
of traveling to get enotig.i to eat, don’t
Again Peter nodded.
“And sometimes it Is pretty danger-
ous, isn't it ?"
Peter nodded once more.
“How far do you think Johnny
Chuck would get before Granny Fox
or Reddy Fox or Old Man Coyote or
Roughing the Hawk would have him?’
asked Prickly Porky.
"I hadn't thought of that,” con-
“Of course you hadn’t," retorted
Prickly Porky. "You are one of those
people who want others to do your
thinking for you. That’s the trouble
with you. Peter. If you did a little
real thinking you wouldn’t ask so
many foolish f|Uest.ions."
For a long time Peter said nothing,
lie was still puzzled about something
ail,I ill- Wn* Dying in iiiiitk ii out tor
himself. Gut at hist lie gave It up
“I don’t see yet why lie sleeps all win
I«r." ho ventured rather timidly. "Why
doesn't he keep awake some of the
lime, even if lie doesn’t eat? I don’t
see why lie should starve awake any
more than asleep.”
“When are you hungriest?" demand
ed Prickly Porky.
•‘When I've been running about.” re
piled Peter promptly. ft
.von do know that much I I'm
glad to hear It," replied Prickly Porky
“Well, if Johnny Chuck was awake h<
would la* moving around sminn ami that
would u-e up the food stored under
ilmi skin of tils in the form of fat.
Wh>'ii In* is asleep lie doesn’t use
mimli It is fond tlmr gives you
<ri-fii.ith to run around, ami tin* more
• on run ala UK the mure you iiiumi eat.
Sii'tdd Mother Nature just puls John
tiy ami some of the others To slei»|
i while ......I is not to he had. .lust if
• mill as | hel l.* is food she wakes them
i Now do you uiulersiand?”
I “Yes. Ilia til; you," refilled Peter, "I
'lilnlt 1 do. They can't fly awa v soul I
i like the hints, and su they sleep. Jus
• the same it seems very f|iioi'i to me
j I wouldn't want to sleep all winter.
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Dallas, Dec. 18.—Police revealed
today that Charlie Stanley, escaped
Oklahoma convict, committed suicide
rather than allow himself to be cap-
tured in the act of robbing- a Dallas
filling station. Policeman J. M. Fer-
guson reported to Police Chief Claude
Trammell that he saw the robber
shoot himself through the head with
Stanley had been wounded in the
side and the leg by Policeman J. E.
Griffin, who, with Officer Ferguson,
came upon him as he was attempting
to escape in an automobile after rob-
bing the station cash regster Wed-
Griffin was shot in the chest and
may die. Physicians said today his
condition was critical because of a
Wilhite & Porter
MAN GETS 99 YEARS, 1
SAYS JURY DOES DUTY,
Longview, Texas, Dec. 1&.—Just af-j
ter he had been given ninety-nine ;
years on a charge of robbery with
firearms, accompanied by assault, i
George L. Brown, 24, walked to the
jury box Friday, shook hands with
each juror and said, “You have done
your duty.” Then he put his head in
his arms on a tabic* and sobbed for
Brown was convicted of hijacking
George L. Cunyus, Longview mer-
chant, on the night of Nov. 7. Mrs.
Cunyus identified Brown from the
witness stand. Cunyus was robbed of
Ted—My feet burn like the dickens.
Do you think a mustard bath would
Ned—Sure. There’s nothing better
than mustard for hot dogs.
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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/m1/4/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library.