Mount Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 218, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 4, 1930 Page: 1 of 4
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“MT. PLEASANT IS A PLEASANT PLACE'*
By Carrier—50c per month
$5.00 per year
PUBLISHED EVERY DAY EXCEPT SUNDAY
By Mail—tOc per month
$4.00 per year
MT. PLEASANT, TEXAS, THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 4, 1930.
DALLAS C. OF C. MAN IS GIVEN
LUNCHEON BY BUSINESS
Alfonso Johnson, director of trade
extension of the Dallas Chamber of
Commerce, addressed a number of
business men at a luncheon given in
his honor at the Jefferson Hotel at
In his talk, Mr. Johnson said that
the business depression which has held
“The most important,.thing in bu-
siness is the human equation and yet
many merchants overlook the need ol
trained employees and folks who
have a genuine interest in the busi-
ness. In this great Southwest, we
are very human and we buy goods
from folks we like; other things be-
ing equal, or almost equal, we trade
with the friendly store, the store that
is human and that is interested in us.
“The proprietor of a retail store
sometimes gets the idea that he is
the big boss, but he isn't. The only ;
boss to be recognized in retailing is '
the customers, and the more success- !
ful we are in making her feel that
she is the boss, the more business we
will do. Salespeople should remem- 1
this country in its grip for about _
i , u, , i ber that if it were not tor customers
year nas passed, anil although there j
they would not have jobs.”
Mr. Johnson caipe to -Mt. Pleasant
without any cost to the business in-
I terests of Mt. Pleasant, working on
be no sudden improvements, we,
are again on the way to prosperity, j
“Most depressions hit us in the
fall of the year, and the average I .
length has been thirteen months,” said Ithe fcheor-v that if he can be °f assis;
Mr. Johnson. “The present afflic- tan.ce to „Mt- P1fa*anb ™ta!lors’
tion hit; us in October, 1929, and the
Mankind spends most of its
time seeking thrills, new and
greater thrills—no matter what
1 i* you have never had the thrill
of a rejuvenated garment, you
must call us.
That dull dress, that wilting
suit, those neckticd ties—oh,
what thrills await you!
Try us—you will be thrilled!
When better cleaning is done
we will do it.
\ Bryant Is New
.Washington, Dec. 3.—President
-- , Hoover has nominated Iiandolph Bry-
EARLY MAILING OF PACKAGES j ant of Sherman to be United States
WILL INSURE BETTER ; Judge for the Eastern District of Tex-
SERV1CE | as, succeeding the late Judge Estes
_ J of Texarkana, deceased.
' ... I Mr. Bryant now is United States
As the Holiday season is last *P-1 Attornpy for th, Eastern District and
proachmg we want to again call the; ^ recommended foi. the appoint.
attention to the mailing public of ^ by National committeeman R.
the importance of early shopping and , R c . and genenilly indorsed by
early mailing so all Christmas mail, the ^ thr0U„h()Ut the district. The
will ^reach the addressee before | recommendation is understood to have
Chiismias. j been without objection in the district.
There will be no city or village de-, Mi. B nt will succeed to the place
livery on Christmas day, neither will > ld by his father, Ju(1|te David E.
there be rural delivery, or window |
thirteen months have pa.-sed. In the
past fifty-two years we have had
seven major depressions, thereby ver-
ifying the seven-year period which
originated with Joseph when he in-
terpreted the dreams of Pharoah in
will react favorably to the business in-
terests of Dallas.
He will make an address to busi-
ness heads and, salespeople at the
Chamber of Commerce office tonight.
Buy ^Christinas seals and fight tu-
service at any postoffice.
The following suggestions are of-
fered to the mailing public for the
preparation and mailing of
j Bryant, for many years.
LADIES LOVE BRUTES”
FLSH AND STEEL . . . PLUNGED IN-
TO AN INFERNO OF SPEED-SWEPT
Dan Thorn . . Tough . . ,
for whom wheels spun—
whistles screamed — men
loved! Blood-and-iron man
BUT WHAT A HEART!
Louis Wollieim’.s finest
role . . . bigger than in
“All Quiet on the Western
With LOUIS WOLHEIM
N. ", J
I COMEDY—“FALL TO ARMS”
cept such as “Merry Christmas” or
Christ- j “Happy New Year” or names, num-
I hers or symbols describing the con-
Prepay all postage on letters and tents. Do not put Christmas seals
packages. , ! on the address side of package—put
AH packages weighing more than all seals and stickers on side other
8 ounces are rated according to the . than the one beai ing ihe addiess.
distance to be traveled and rales 4’uv j Insure all valuable trackages and
| this class of mail will be given when I mark “Fragile,” “Perishable,” or oth-
; package is presented for mailing at1 cr words denoting nature of contents.
parcel post window. ■ Again we ask you to shop early,
i Address packages on one side only, . moil early, so all parcels will be re-
j with ink, pnd be sure to put your re-! reived and delivered bef< ire^Christmas
J turn address on upper left-hand cor- Day. Nat B. Spearman
ner, as this is very essential, in case j -—-
erf non-delivery. During the fiscal;
year ending June 30th, 1930, 22,685,-j
940 letters drifted into the Dead Let- •
i ter Office on account of having no
return address anti 770,445 contain-
Advertising pays big dividends.
Director Trade Extension of Dallas _
Chamber of Commerce, who will j ed money to amount of $105,000 and
make a talk on “Salesmaship” | checks and drafts to amount ot
tonight at 7:15 o’clock ‘$5,286,124, and after seme delay /0
; per cent of the cash was returned to
—5!?!5?sender and 98 per cent of drafts
W ILL STILL ACCEPT j and checks were returned, hut all of
CLOTHING FOR CHEST i this could have been avoided if let-
- j ters had the proper return address.
It is possible that a number of peo-J Do not seal packages unless you
pie were overlooked Friday of last; have label printed thus, ‘‘Contents,
week when the clothing donated to j Merchandise, Postmaster: This pack-
the Community Chest was gathered 1 age may be opened for postal inspec-
up by the Boy Scouts. If there are j tion, if necessary.” Do not put let-
any families who have clothing to j ters or other writing in package ex-
give for this worthy cause, if they j__ -- - ■ —
will leave their packages at the j______
Chamber of Commerce office or at i
Wilhite &, Porter’s drug store, they j
will be handled by the proper persons.
P. D. THORNTON
Cleaner & Hatter
Don’t fear tuberculosis. Fight it.
The seal sale supplies the ammuni-
tion. One cent a bullet is all it costs
to take a shot at this enemy. Got
your supply from the Chairman of
Tubercular Christmas Seal Sale, Mrs.
E. S. Lilienstern, and her co-workers.
The total number of counties in the
United States is 3070. The total does
not include 22 independent cities.
The weather lor tne past 24 hours
according to readings made at 6:30i
Rainfall ..... ...........
% Day Phone 33 Night Phenes .j.
4* 474 and 294 £
| Ambulance Sendee |
£ DAY OR NIGHT X
| Masters & Thomas X
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Cross, G. W. Mount Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 218, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 4, 1930, newspaper, December 4, 1930; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth785291/m1/1/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mount Pleasant Public Library.