Mt. Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 178, Ed. 1 Wednesday, October 7, 1931 Page: 1 of 4
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MOUNT PLEASANT, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 7, 1931.
<j East Texas C. of Funeral of J,
C. To Assist In H. Holland Held
Unemployment Aid Here Wednesday \
Longview, October 7.—Hubert M.
Harrison, general manager of the
East Texas Chamber of Commerce,
announces that his organization is
co-operating with the Governor’s
State Committee on Unemployment.
Looking to relieve some of the un-
employment in the East Texas oil
fields the East Texas Chamber of
Commerce has taken a referendum on
a proposed six hour day in the oil
fields. A majority of the directors
are in favor of the proposal. In
taking up the matter with oil field
operators the regional chamber will
act only in an advisory capacity as
is its policy in the case of all'trade
Waco’s plan of putting unemployed
men to work in making needed im-
provements in and about the city and
paying them in scrip good for mer-
chandise has impressed Mr. Harrison
as pointing the way to other East
Texas cities. The unemployed are
cared for and the city gets its needed
The body of John H. Holland, who
died at his home in Brownsville early
Sunday morning, was brought to Mt.
Pleasant Wednesday at 12:45 for bu-
The funeral services were held at
3:30 o’clock at the residence of his
brother, T. T. Holland, on North Jef-
ferson Avenue, under the direction
of Rev. J. N. Vandiver, pastor of
the Baptist Church, and interment
took place at the Masonic cemetery
Mr. Holland was a former resident
of this place, and leaves numerous
relatives and many friends in this
Among those from other places who
attended the funeral were his son,
i Jury Secured
| To Try Capone
j On Tax Charge j
J Chicago, 111., Oct. 6.—Twelve men '
| who swore they had formed no opin-
ions or prejudices despite what they
had read and heard about Alphonse
Capone, took oath as jurors Tuesday
and the income tax trial of the scar-
aced gang lord was well on its way.
Hoover Asks Aid
Of Congress in Plan
To End Depression
' Washington, Oct. 6.—A new pro-
! gram for the massing of gigantic pri-
vate and public resources in support
of a business revival was proposed
Tuesday by President Hoover to the
leaders in Congress.
Making his most sweeping gesture
Federal Judge James H. Wilkerson, j for financial recovery since the mora-
fbrompted by attorneys on both sides, ! torium proposal, the President sought
needed but one day to qualify the j congressional concurrence in •> plan
men who will have the task of decid- J of stabilization worked out after long
German Foreign , _
]Ui nistev (Jin fa' ’ng whether to send Chicago’s premier j conference with the captains
m irusitt , tyUUb |«public enemy” to prison. Capone rican finance.
! bas bad a few court hearings before, j Although details were kept
Berlin, Oct. 6.—-Foreign Minister j he has been adjudged guilty and sen- 1 fidential, it was disclosed
tenced twice, but never before has he
elected to stand trial before a jury.
Aside from the unusual court set-
ting, the big room devoid of specta-
tors but overrun by press tables, there
was little to let the jurors know that
the case before them was the Gov-
Has Meeting On
The City Council held its regular
session Tuesday night, with lots of
routine business to be handled.
■ Tn addition, details of the erection
of the proposed new sewer disposal
plant were discussed, taking up quite
a bit of time. The plant will be
large enough to handle sewage from
ftVur thousand connections, with ca-
pacity for an additional 750,000 gal-
, INDICTMENTS RETURNED
Ions of commercial waste.
Arrangements were made with the returned
fi\'e department to supervise the charged with conducting
burning of grass over large areas through the mails,
about the city which constitute fire
Dallas, Oct. 6. More than 30 per-
sons were indicted here and at Hous-
ton Monday by federal grand juries
in connection with extensive opera-
tions of marriage insurance compan-
ies. Of the number more than 20
indictments were returned by a grand
jury here and 12 more were indicted
Persons indicted at Houston were
charged with using the mails in
furtherance of a lottery.
In one csrse here indictments charg-
ing mail fraud and conspiracy were
while the others were
hazards, and the citizens are. invited MEMORIAL SERVICES
tn' call Carl Huckeba, truck driver, if j ^ AT LIBERTY HILL
they want their vacant lots burned, j ’ --
>An order was given to purchase ; We are requested to announce that
$ljp,000 of the city’s own outstanding Memorial services will be held at Lib-
bofods, thereby saving the interest on erty Hill on Sunday, October 25th.
th’pm in the future. > Heretofore, these services have occu-
’ -;- | pje(j au day, but this year they will
■Jm the Ozark regions of Missouri be held only in the afternoon.
and Arkansas, parts of Tennessee, ---
Kentucky and Alabama, the bitter-
wobd, Helenium tenuifolium, yields
pldnty of golden honey to bets, but
is as bitter as quinine,
s Business lagging? Advertise!
i The French government has appro-
priated nearly $45,000,000 for con-
struction and maintenance of the na-
tional highways this year, an increase
j of more than $9,600,000 from last
Elected To Stardom By Fans of America!
Suave Charmer—Valiant Fighting
Man—Starred in a Story of Love and
Intrigue Fitted Perfectly to His Mag-
“THE FOOLISH FORTIES”
Which is the dangerous age?
Trusting twenties! Thrill-
ing Thirties! Foolish Forties!
Hoover’s hopes pointed definitely to-
ward a freer movement of capital and
credits, with a consequent significant
upturn in public confidence.
How the project was received by the
Senators and Representatives like-
wise was undisclosed, but it was ap-
parent that the Democratic leaders
among them were inclined to ask for
time for careful consideration. At a
to resign from the Government. I 1 in which a Mix Capone was charged meeting during the day, these leaders
now deem it in every way imperative j with making about $1,000,000 in six had formed a plan to confer among
that the question of my retirement j years and failing to pay the Govern- themselves again Wednesday before
be cleared up. I therefore beg you j menl some $215,000 taxes on it. ........... ‘ ' " '
to recommend to the Reich President j “Nothing is to be decided,” the
my discharge.” [court told them, “except whether this
His withdrawal was considered as | man evaded and attempted to defeat
Julius Curtius, whose policies have
been the center of repeated political
storms, Tuesday submitted his resig-
nation to Chancellor Brucning.
Taylor Holland, of Electra; Mr. and! In his letter to the Chancellor he
Mrs. Wm. Dickson of Windom, Mr. said:
and Mrs. Jerome Cowley of Gilmer, j “In a conversation we had the day
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Duffel and daugh- after my return from Geneva I made t ernment’s greatest effort, the climax
ter, Miss Thelma, and Mrs. Eric Ed- | clear to you that without regard to j of a two-year drive on gangland,
wards of Tyler, and Mrs. C. S. Steph- ! the parliamentary situation I w'anted J They were told it was merely a case
enson of Dallas.
a removal of one of the difficult ob- j these taxes.”
staeles facing Chancellor Bruening in
obtaining the parliamentary support
the Government will need when the
Reichstag convenes Oct. 13.
SILO DURING DAY
POLICE CHIEF OF I)EPEW
DIES WITH BOOTS ON
giving final assent.
Meantime, signs of encouragement
sprang up on every side. In New
York, the security markets swung up-
ward with a confidence unequaled in
many weeks, and Washington was
filled with high anticipation.
James L. Wadley .
Dies in Texarkana
Depew, Ok., Oct. 6.—Desperadoes
who left no visible trail Tuesday shot
and killed George Luckett, 45-year-
old police chief, in an alley.
Thomas Caldwell is filling a trench
silo on his farm a mile southwest of prised his slayers attempting to break newspaper men of this section of the
town today, and anyone interested in [ into a business house and shot it out Southwest, died at his home here
(. Texarkana, Oct. 6.—Col. James L.
Investigators believed Luckett sur- Wadley, 76, one of the best known
seeing how these silos are made and
filled will have an opportunity of
doing so this afternoon.
A small Berlin theatre has been
given reversible seats so that their
occupants can face a moving picture
screen at one end of the building or
a lecture platform at the other.
Day Phone 33 Night Phones
474 and 294
DAY OR NIGHT
Masters & Thomas
Let us OVERHAUL or RE-
PAINT your car on the SMALL
MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN.
Put your car in good condition
for Winter Driving. Our equip-
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ANTEED. GET AN ESTI-
| Irvin - Robertson,
with them before he fell. .
He had been slain with a shotgun.
His assailants cut away his pistol and
holster. His body was found three
hours after A. C. Fox, a garage man
living near-by, heard a shot.
Police said they found marks of
pistol bullets, indicating Luckett had
engaged in a gun fight with his kill-
The -killing followed by three days
a holdup at Oilton, twenty miles away,
in which one robber escaped after his
companion and a 9-year-old boy had
Tuesday. He owned and published the
Daily News at Ho’t Springs for thirty
years and came here in 1913 to as-
sume charge of the Daily Texarkan-
ian, which he continued to publish
until five years ago when he sold out
and retired. He was a former presi-
dent of the Arkansas Press Associa-
tion and had served in both houses of
the Arkansas Legislature.
A scientist has estimated that if
all the electric lamps used in the
United States could be concentrated
they would illuminate about one
square mile as brightly as sunshine.
Park benches have been constructed
that have backs which unfold to form
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The weather for the past 24 hours
according to readings made at 6:30:
Minimum .................................... 65
Temperature 6:30 .............. 66
Wind from .................................. S
HER RUBBER FAIR WEEK
OCTOBER 1st TO 10th
The greatest sale of Rubber Goods we’ve ev-
er held! Lowest prices, highest values
you’ve ever seen.
Whether you are interested in rubber
goods or not, we urge you to visit our store
during this sale.
NYAL SERVICE DRUG STORE
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Cross, G. W. Mt. Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 178, Ed. 1 Wednesday, October 7, 1931, newspaper, October 7, 1931; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth784344/m1/1/: accessed December 9, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library.