Mt. Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 194, Ed. 1 Monday, November 14, 1932 Page: 1 of 4
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Titus County—Center of the Beet Dairy and Poultry Section of Texas
MOUNT PLEASANT, TEXAS. MONDAY EVENING, NAVEMF.ER 14, 1932.
Hold Session in
Home of Judge
Texas Erects I
New Legal Dam \
Over Oil Pools)1
Austin, Texas, Nov. 13.—Texas
ereced a new legal dam Sunday
- across its vast oil pools, declaring
Owing to the illness of . County officials may consider “market de
Judge Wilbanks, who has been con-! mand” in fixing the flow of petrol-
fined to his room with measles for | eurn allowed the 8000 producing oil
the past week, the Commissioners’ i wells in the rich East Texas field.
Court held its monthly meeting at Writing a new chapter in the fan-
the home of Judge Wilbanks Monday, j tastic story of “black gold” Governor
Only routine matters of the court1R- S. Sterling signed into law Sat-
requiring immediate attention were' urday night an act giving additiona’
handled at this meeting, and the al-1 discretionary power to the state rail-
lowing of bills against the county was J road commission, charged with the
postponed for a few days. conservation of the valuable deposit.
The court was held open uncil Fri-
day, when the returns of the general
Sterling called the legislature into
special session to enact the measure
election, held on Tuesday, November | after a federal court indicated it
8th, will be canvassed. would void previous acts under which
The unofficial returns of the elec the commission was holding daily pro-
tion are published in today’s paper. duction of each well to 40 barrels
Producers declared the. “reasonable
i market demand,” law similar to one
| in effect in Oklahoma whose provis-
i ions have been sustained by the Unit-
| ed States supreme court, was neces-
j sary to save the industry from over
The old law prohibited consideration
of demand, confining conservation
1 operators to physical waste.
There is no substi-
tute for quality—
and ours is
LI. E. Newman Dies
Death Toll In
Reported 2500 Sunday Following
A Short illness
Camaguey, Cuba, Nov. 11.—The!
death toll in the city of Santa Cruz j
Del Sur, virtually wiped off a sand j
spit on the southeast Cuban coast by I .James E- Newman passed away at
a tidal fave last week, was placed at s'x 0 c'ot'h Sunday morning at the
The wireless telegraph station in
Mexico City has been equipped to
communicate with all countries of the
Results of Vote
For Governor and
John Mack Brown
TUES. - WED.
In All the World
No Show Like This!
A Paramount Picture
Charlie Ru«slas, Chart#*
Buttarwarth and Myrna Lay
“What Price Air’*
“GOOFY” TOM HOWARD
Red Cross Workers
Meet Tuesday Night
i A meeting has been called by Mrs.
0. C. Lilienstern, director of the Red
Cross Annual Roll Call for Titus
| County, to be held at the Chamber of
: Commerce offices on Tuesday night
, for the purpose of making plans for
j the 1932 campaign to secure enlist-
' meats to this organization,
j The heads of every civic club in
; the city and teacher.-, of all schools
are being especially invited to attend
j this meeting and assist in organizing
; for the work.
' Ir> the past, Titus County has re-
! ceived considerable relief from the
j Red Cross, especially during the Win-
ter of 1930, when hundreds of dollars
, were distributed to various families
!of the county, and everybody should
be glad to take a membership in this
' organization this year.
Walter Gaddis Is
Shot in Leg Sunday
While in company with four friends
on their way to Sulphur River bottoms
Sunday afternoon, Walter Gaddis of
Winfield sustained a flesh wound in
one leg, as he was riding in the ea ■
carrying the party.
It was said that Talco officers tried
to halt the car and that the driver j
misunderstood their actions or thought
they were trying to have some fun,
so he kept on driving. Shots were
fired after the car, and Mr. Gaddis
was hit in the leg. His injuries are
not serious, although a bullet pene
tvated the leg.
I Below we give the unofficial returns
i of the Titus County vote in the gen-
eral election, held on Tuesday of las:
^ In the column marked 1 is the vot:
for Roosevelt for President, and the
one marked 2 gives Hoover’s vote.
The column headed 3 shows the num-
ber of votes received by Mrs. Fergu-
son for Governor and 4 shows Bul-
12 3 4
S. W. Mt. Pleasant. . 228 8 199 29
Green Hill 131 0 107 12
Marshall Springs.......120 0 91 9
Monticello .................... 92 3 80 11
Maple Springs ............ 8 0 86 0
Cookville ......................186 8 171 13
Hickory Hill ..............131 0 127 4
N. E. Mt. Pleasant ..402 16 334 79
Talco ............................124 2 105 19
Argo ............................215 5 215 2
Winfield ......................169 5 131 33
Lone Star .................. 30 0 30 0
S. E. Mt. Pleasant ....397 13 366 93
'Total ....................2523 75 2187 241
The vote on the amendments was di-
vided, some of them having carried in
the county and others losing. The
total for the county for each is as
University—.For 748, against 586.
Centennial—For 437, against 909.
Army—For 590, against 683.
Coast Bonds—For 588, against 658
Tax Exemption—For 1201, against
Delinquent Taxes—For 719, against
Combining Assessor and Collector
—For 854, against 467.
Tax Redemption—For 820, against
Taxpayers on Bond Issues—For 767,
2500 persons Sunday by Secretary of
Due to its open position, Santa Cruz
was the most severely stricken of the
many points where a tropical hurri-
cane left a trail of wreckage from
the north coast of South America, j
more than a week ago, to the Ba
it was spending its
Michael Meagher hospital in Texar-
kana, following short illness. His
death was attributed to stomach trou-
ble, he having taken seriously ill on
Mr. Newman had made his home in
Mt. Pleasant for a number of years,
I being connected with the Cotton Belt
hamas, where it was spending its, Railway as machinist and boilermaker
force Sunday ‘n S^°P 'n south part of town
(At least *80 persons were reported!He is survived by his wife, a son, E.
killed and more than 300 injured when !H- Newman of T-vler- and five dau*h
the hurricane struck the Cayman is-
lands. Jamaica and the Bahamas were
less seriously affected).
Gasoline was sought by the Cuba.,
government for cremation of more
than 1000 bodies, reported piled in
pyres at Santa Cruz. Dr. Zubizarreta
said more than 700 bodies were bu-
ried there Friday.
Many others were believed carried
out to sea by the 10-foot wall o'
water. Only a few telephone pole .
ters, Mvs. James T. Robison of Aus-
tin, Mrs. Lamar Amsler of Hemp-
stead, Mrs. Felix Webber of Beau-
mont, Mrs. R. S. Wolfrom and Miss
Myrtle Newman of this city. He also
leaves his parents, two brothers and
two sisters of San Antonio, and a
sister at Austin. He was 56 years
of age on August 24th.
The body was brought to Mt. Pleas-
ant Sunday afternoon in a Masters
& Thomas funeral car and taken to
the family home on South Jefferson
POLICE OF NEW ORLEANS
CANCEL STATE DRY LAW
AFTER VOTE TUESDAY
The weather for the past 24 hours
according to readings inrde at 6:30:
New Orleans, I.a., Nov. 12.—New
1 Orleans police Saturday were in
structed by Supt. George Reyer to
discontinue making arrests for vio-
lation of the Hood act, the State pro-
hibition enforcement statute, for the
repeal of which the electorate voted
overwhelmingly last Tuesday.
The referendeum vote was cited m
the police order.
Maximum .................................... 6S
Minimum .................................... 29
Temperature 6:30 .................... 43
Wind from ................................SW
Mrs. Lee Pittman, Misses Ruth Van-
diver, Lois Couch and Zora Lee Wynne
spent Saturday in Dallas.
Advertising stimulates business.
Clothes wear longer if we clean
them. Call us and save. No charge
an minor repairing or buttons re-
Or jour money refunded.
were reported still standing in the i „ ,
i day afternoon at the Methodist
j Church, under the direction of the
7V» Pr^e/Jn/ Pint! I Pastor> Rev- El’vin Jackson. Burial
M U r ! cat. tit m illy f00j. p]ace af Masonic Cemetery,
under the auspices of the Odd Fel-
Mr. Newman had made many
friends among the people of Mt.
Final preparations have been made
for the presentation of a three-act
musical comedy, “See You Later,” to
lie ‘-hown at the West Ward school I pleasant, and his death came as a
distinct shock to the entire city.
Tuesday evening at 8 o’clock.
The cast of characters includes Joe _
Black, George Holland, James >Vil j $413,183 INHERITANCE
liams, Mrs. Clyde McDonald, Gladys
Houchin, Daisy McFearin, Ewrell Mc-
Clinton, Jab Harris, Murell Taylor
and Harry Copeland.
In addition there will be two cos-
tumed choruses, in which sixteen girls
take part, and another chorus of tiny
In connection with the show, -six
local merchants will stage
TAX IS PAID ON ESTATE
OF OKLAHOMA OIL MAN
Oklahoma City, Ok., Nov. 12.—The
| T. B. Slick estate paid the State $414,-
183.43 inheritance tax Saturday im-
mediately after a County Court hear-
ing at which the net value of the Ok-
lahoma property of the oil man at
—- style j thp tjme 0f hjs death in 1930 was set
show, featuring the latest fashions in j at $7,721,413.91, $1,004,463 more than
wearing apparel, with a number of
local girls acting as models.
More than 90 per cent
Egyptians are Moslems.
the the original appraisal.
W. N. Stokes, estate attorney, ac-
cepted the higher figure, explaining:
ab ! “It is our desire to get this matter
A glorious NEW fragrance ... an achievement such
as the world has learned to expect from Bourjois.
Youth, happiness, romance, all that Springtime itself
suggests are Interpreted In this rare essence.
Perfume . . . *7.25, *3, *5.50
38 Phone 187
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Cross, G. W. Mt. Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 194, Ed. 1 Monday, November 14, 1932, newspaper, November 14, 1932; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth784822/m1/1/: accessed January 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library.