Mount Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 178, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 16, 1930 Page: 2 of 4
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MT. PLEASANT DAILY TIMES THURSDAY, OCTOBER Ifi, ioo.
PHONE 336 OR 337
and nour groceries arrive quickly
h i- ;i regular p. active in this store to deliver promptly all orders
wlie;! i r jiiven in person or by phono. While we arc always glad to
tuii'e you come and inspect our offerings, if it is more convenient foi
you. You phono order will be carefully selected and promptly deliv-
W. T. BLACK
DID YOU EVER STOP TO
By Edson R. Waite
,T. t'l.Ci.vSANT DAILY TIMES
G. W. CROSS, Editor
i Brook, as the husband, reveals new j
1 talents in a spledkl characterization. '
Mary Nolan, as the “other” woman, i
! is delightful.
j A group of auxiliary players, re- J
cruited from the stage, including '
! Laura Hope Crews, I-'lorence Eldridge |
and Juliette CrosL;,. are artfully cast, j
j “Charming Sinner;.” is the second
Maugham drama to he iilmed hv Par-
amount, the first being “The Letter,” I
Catered at the poatofflce at Alt. PleM-
get, Texas, as secor.dclass mail matter
All obituaries, resolutions of respeet,
**rds of thanks, etc., will be charged
for at regular rate*.
with Jeanne Eagles and never has this
famous dramatist shone to such ad-
vantage as'he does on the talking
screen. For a delightful evening s
entertainment, see “Cr .'.ruling Sin-
4> * O # * £ C-‘3> * * v * * ❖ •»
Airmail in the City o Denver,
Colo.,- has increased 5000 pounds per
month during 1930.
That it is not necessary for you
to go to some ethe rcity or send
away to buy anything.
The stoves of your city are in a
position to supply your every want.
They sell at reasonable prices the
highest quality of merchandise.
Along with the growth of your
city, your home merchants are al-
ways making improvements and add-
ing to their stocks to take care of
increasing business—always keeping
in stock the best merchandise at a
price that can’t he beat elsewhere.
Local merchants aim to retain trade
by furnishing better service and bet-
ter quality at better terms and prices.
If you don’t read local advertise-
ments and buy from your local mer-
chants, you are a loser.
People who earn money in pne city
and spend it in another should move
to the other city. It will be no loss
Why let your hair look shaggy and uncomb-
ed, when you can get a bob and set for only
90c? Let us help you to be well groomed.
Still giving beautiful Permanents for
$6.00 and $10.00
Just received a new shipment of tally cards,
“Thank You ' and birthday cards.
Beautiful playing cards suitable tor bridge
Vaughan Beauty Parlor
Mrs Vaughan, Prop.
blame him ? A picturesque phase of
the American touring fever is pass-
ing, and it ought to pass.—Ft, Worth
to the heme city if they do.
That the gentle are of “passing the
j buck” is practiced too much in some ■
j Many of the so-called leading citi-
; zens are long on talk and short on
doing any real constructive work.
When it conges to work, they “pass
* the buck."
“Buck passing!’ is on the increase.
If some cities took a census of their
“buck passers,” the result would be
astonishing. They would find enough
citizens to build another city—pro-
vided tlic y could be turned into com-
munity workers. If they wo ked as
hard in building their home city as
they do in “passing the buck,” their
city would soon be twice its present
The “buck passers” believe in a
fifty-fifty proposition. They will do
the talking for their part and the
other fellows can spend their money
and do the work.
OF MARRIED LIKE
A sparkling, intimate story of mar-
ried life, beautifully acted by a group
of outstanding cinema stars, made of
“Charming Sinners” a particularly
lively and entertaining show . . smart
dialog, clever repartee, smashing cli-
matic situations keep audiences on
the “qui vive” throughout the play.
It, is a new revelation in talking
screen pictures, showing today at the
Ituth Chattertrm. as the wise wife,
tired of her husband’s philandering,
decides to punish him, once and for
all. She chooses the dignified method
of repaying him in nis own coin by
pretending to give her affections to
r.n old admirer, William Powell. She
fools her husband in clever fashino,
re-awakens some of the romance
which appeared dead to her forever
and brings about a re-adjustment in
her home which no amount of scan-
dal or ranting could accomplish. Clive
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FOR SALE—If you have a good car
and want to trade it in on a house
and 1-2 acre of land in Mt. Pleasant
see Fd AVhite at
THE hitch-hik::u passes |
Hitch-hikers, who formerly manag- j
ed to get fro mplaee to place in |
great numbers and in luxury merely j
by lifting a thumb ou the highway,!
are becoming fewer, we are informed |
from several sources. The reason is j
that motorists are less disposed to ;
take into their cars self-invited 1
guests. Several States, indeed have
enacted laws against the practice of ;
soliciting rides. Similar laws are j
contemplated in other States.
The reason is, of course, the numer- |
ous instances of holdups of motorists :
by strangers who have been picked!
up along the road. A contributory j
cause is the lesson learned by motor- j
ists that the owner of a car is legally j
responsible for injui'ies that may be i
suffered by a passenger while in the j
car. Several damage suits, in which
a hitch-hiker sought compensation j
for injuries, have been decided against j
motorists, and the news has spread !
j Hitch-hiking, when it started, was
not an unpleasant feature of a cross- <
1 country drive for motorists. The j
thumb signal on the road meant com- j
| panionship on the drive and an op- j
! portunity to render a service to a
i fellow man. But criminals took up j
, the practice, got into cars, and then j
; proceeded to hold up their benefact- j
i or, leaving him without his purse and .
often without his car, or even his life, j
I The average motorist is now cx-,
tremely suspicious of the stranger
J who asks for a lift, and who can ‘
—and the Worst i6 Yet to Come
Prior to Closing of Fiscal Year October 31
»Ve ARE overstocked on some types and sizes
of tires and tubes, also accessories—we want to clear our
shelves and racks and get ready for the renewal of our
franchise with Firestone.
We HAVE marked down prices to the very
bottom. Every tire is a most unusual bargain because
every tire is made by Firestone and bears the Firestone
name for your protection.
Never before has Firestone quality been avail*
able for so little cost. Practically every tire is new—fresh
from the Firestone Factory.
DURING this pre-inventory sale, we will give
you a special allowance for your old tires in trade for
new, safe Firestone tires. Come in today and find out
how little it costs to equip your car with these sturdy,
dependable, non-skid Firestone tires.
The PRICE of rubber and cotton Is low—Fire-
stone quality is the highest it has ever been and at these
greatly reduced prices you will want to replace your
worn tires at once and have your car equipped for the
wet, slippery weather of fall and winter.
Come in while wc have your size at these ftnusual oargains
JEFFERSON SERVICE STATION
Dealer, Fbore 194
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Cross, G. W. Mount Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 178, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 16, 1930, newspaper, October 16, 1930; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth784303/m1/2/: accessed June 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library.