The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 170, Ed. 1 Monday, August 2, 1926 Page: 1 of 4
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SULPHUR SPRINGS TEXAS, MONDAY, AUGUST 2, 1926
;ic SCHOOL HAS
igban School of Music
ih« Junior High school
onday morning under
We condition* with near-
ichers and pupils present
ling hour, arid other pu-
in all day. The faculty
•ntselve* as well pleas#
opening and the cordial
iceived at the hands o’
of Sulphur Springs, At
ig eaercises Prof. Sam J.
Walter* and Secretary
rwood of the Chamber of
were present and extend*
» to the large audience in
iditorium, which was re-
by members of the fac-
ih manner a* to show the
eeling existing between
irs, pupils and people of
The building was in read-
al) rooms ready for the
■partments into whiejt: the
day afternoon in the First
lurch a sing song progtgm
le opening of the month *
and the large auditorium
to capacity with those
gathered to listen to the
dc that stirred the souls of
KU KLUX KLAN
Austin, Aug. 2.—The abduction
of a man Saturday night in Fort
Worth by six, robed men "is only a
sample" of whiit is to come,” James
E. Ferguson declared today.
Ferguson has charged that the
Ku Klux vote nominated Dan Moody
KE AN APPEAL
FOR CLEAN UP
fflelals have issued the
dee by circulars to all
Ivihg in, the city limit*. The
will be delivered at each
the city so that all may
Ityortunlty to know of trie ef
city is putting , forth to
and keep clean the entire
ity ha* cleaned out the
la«ch from one end to the
id the weed cutting csew is
work cutting weeds in the
arriestly s*k that each prop-
iter or resident of the < ity
ivlp us by cleaning up. that
rid the town of Flic*. Mos
and other objectionable
>re is an unsightly lot or
round you. clean up your
s and if the neighbor doe*
lone No. 305 ami let us know
is, hr if there is a vacant lot
>u notify us, or if you have
[htly weed patch, we will ge’
n« to rlean it up if you will
railroads and other
urh as gins, compresses,
oil mills, schools, ^
iy organisation who ha* »ufl
join In- on this move.
ie help us have a healthy.
l>laee to live.
be a slacker but start your
i and syour neighbor will
|*arh jne join in with the City
N|. and we will appreciate it
Iy officials and civic
irybody will please not sweep
sweepings onto the paved
as we have an ordinance
it and it i* also unsightly
ilfhy. The tra»h man will get
barret If you will notify "him.
TO “HOLD 'EM UP"
Dallas, Aug. 2.—Because he was
alow to '‘stick 'em up," Thomas
Dyer, 52 years old, druggist, was
shot by a robber near hit home ear-
ly Monday. He was wounded in the
legs hut, physicians say, not seri-
The robber fled with two compan-
ions in an automobile, Dyer said.
j WITH tOO ROBBERIES
SATURDAY NI6HT SAYS STRANGER
Brownsville, Texas, Aug. 2.—
Spontaneous combustion is believed
to hsv# caused the fire which de-
stroyed the compress of Aransas
Compress Company In Harlingen
Saturday midnight and about five
thousand bales of cotton, with a loss
of about *100,000.
REV. J.E, EVANS
TO HOLD REVIVAL
(lh» SswOM PfWSl _ „
Seattle, Wash., Aug. 2.—Police
today are trying to determine wheth-
er a Mr. Smith is an arch criminal
or merely a lunatic.
Smith walked Into a police sta-
tion Saturday night and said he had
murdered fourteen men at various
times and had staged about 100 rob-
beries. Poliee are more credulous
after some investigation.
MISS VIOLA LORO
, Mops Gladys Viola Lord. 17 years
old. iVitgl Sunday evening at the fam-
ily residence near Reily Springs,
following art illness from paralysis.
Funeral service* and burial were
held at Reily Springs Monday aft-
Philip Lemon and Miss Gladys
Branom were married Sunday after-
ntHoq at 5:30 at the home of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harve
Branom, who live near Ridgeway.
The ceremony »a* performed by
Rev.* Oscar C. Payne, pastor of the
Baptist church here. A number of
friends and relatives were present,
apd an informal dinner was served
after the ceremony.
The bride is well known in the
north and western parts of the
county where she h»* grown to wo-
manhood.' Mr, Lemon is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. William Lemon, thin
city, and is a member of the firm
of Lemon Bros., at Ridgeway. They
are among our very best people, and
a host of friends extend them hear-
Oklahoma City, July 81.—Cam-
paign pyrotechnics flared high in
Oklahoma Saturday as more than
1,100 candidate* for party nomina-
tions prepared to reat their eases
with the voters,
Candidates for all parties will be
ncRninated in the State-wide prtw-
election next Tuesday. Moet of the
office seekers were winding up their
Beyond the gubernatorial and
United States senatorial races, little
general interest was manifest. At-
tention was centered chiefly on the
Democratic contest*, ‘since Oklaho-
ma normally inclines toward the
faith. Republicans, however, wf.ve
equally interested in the outcome of
the two leading Democratic races.
Senator J. W. Harreld, the in
cumbent, is a ."Republican and hi*
opposition of five other candidates
is conceded by most observer* to be
so well divided as to be negligible.
The Republicans’ hope of return
tng him to the Senate" lies in a rep-
etition of a/riff in the Bourbon
ranks that has filled both eats with
adherent* of the Republican party.
The gubernatorial contest i*
watched with the same care by both
parties. Oklahoma Has not had a Re
publican governor since statehood,
but the majority of Democratic cam
didates seemingly have sensed such
a possibility this year arid have ad'
vanced themselves as logical guards
of their party’s safety.
Pastor J. E, Evans of the First
Christian Church will begin a two
weeks revival at Sherley next Bun-
day. The public la cordially invited
to attend with the assurance of
hearing good preaching and splendid
POLICE FIND NO
OF THE MUR
OF FT. WORTH MAN
(By Atmtlm* rr«*l
Austin, Aug. 2.—After hearing
for hours a vigorous argument, Gov-
ernor* Ferguson Monday took under
advisement the question of extradit-
ing Charles Ponsi, Boston finance
wlxard, to Massachusetts to serve a
theft sentence of seven to nine
The Governor la expected jo an-
nounce her decision late today.
James E. Ferguson freely ques-
tioned attorneys and participated in
a lively repartee with Alfred Shrig
ley, assistant attorney general of
Massachusetts, who made an iro-
passionate plea for granting of the
MAY BE DELAYED
TILL NEXT FALL
Fort Worth, Aug. 1.—The Rev.
J. Frank Norris, pastor of First
Baptist church and national fun-
damentalist leader, probably will not
go to Dial Sept, 18 on a charge of
having shot and killed D. E. Chlpps.
local lumberman, in the pastor’s
study July 17. It la said by Judge
George K. Hoaey of the .Criminal
District Court. District Attorney R.
K. Hanger was quoted Saturday •*
having fixed Sept'. 13 for beginning
the trial, subject to the approval of
the court, special prosecutors and
defense couneel. -
In expressing his opposition to
beginning the trial on thla date,
Fort Worth, Aug. 2.—-None of the
mystqry surrounding the kidnaping
of an unidentified man by six rob-
ed and unmasked men, also uniden-
tified, at a downtown corner Satur-
day night, has been cleared today.
One rumor was that the victim
had won heavy at poker and the
kidnapers were losers, but this re-
port was not confirmed. The kidnap-
ers worked *o fast that a policeman
twenty feet away could not inter-
A newsboy said that the kidnap-
ers’ robes bore crimson crosses.
Fort Worth, Aug. 1.—(Sunday.)
_Half a doaen white-robed men
seised an unidentified man in front
of a leading hotel Just before mid-
night Saturday, hurled him into a
large touring car and drove off.
The kidnaping was done so quick
ly that a policeman standing twenty
The car drove off In
Houston, Aug. SL-—t’OJiee mommy
wore still without clue* as to the
identity of the slayers of Joe Mar-
goll, suburban merchant, Saturday,
and Wallister Johnson, 24 y*ara
old, Rice Institute graduate, who
was shot In the head tally Sunday
while driving home from tho Bay.
Robbery ie believed to have been
the motive for tho Margoll I
but none'ls found in th#
case, who was
as he rode with
also, of Rice. ‘
Hina m me eon,
shat by *i amlrn
Ith Le# Chatham,
, A;' *•, v• vGpiL
The fire department was called to
the Kyser Filling Station on Jeffer-
son street Saturday night and sue-
ceeded in checking the flames be-
fore the station was destroyed.
About *200 damage we#
the equipment, with no
carried. Th# buitding belon
Holmes and was protected by th-
2,382 WITH NEARLY
ALL THE VOTES IN
U .’K IMHI'lfft ......... .... • ---- "
Judge Hoaey said the case probably direction, it was stated by Patrol
would be long drawn out and would man Leslie and Lanier W%bh, l*,
prove too much of a strain on all
concerned owing to the hot weather
that ordinarily prevails at that time.
He favored setting the trial
,ome time in the fall. Both the State
and defense counsel have signified
their readiness for a speedy
A definite date for the trial a*IH
be set on the return of. District At
torney Hanger from San Diego,
Calif,, where he is at the badside of
his father-in-law, B. W. Couch, The
date will be announced fallowing a
conference between Mr. Hanger,
Judge Mosey, the speclil prosecutor
and defense attorneys, It teas said
at the District Attorney’s office.
Dr. Norris preached Sunday on
Daniel iii, 10, and Hi, 11, oh the
I theme of “God's Answer to the Con-
j .piracy «f Darkness." There were
I seventy-four conversion* “from a
* congregation that overflowed tb«
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eyewitnesses. Both declared the man
seised shouted *##&*! times for help
a* he wee being oosrind ew*y-
Both witnesses said the touring
cor stopped near tho curb and that
a man ‘‘almost a giant.” walked up
behind the victim, picked him u|
bodily and thrust Mm into the me
chine despite hla atrugglss. Webb, r
newsboy, said the robes worn by the
men bore red croaaes.
Early Sunday police had develop-
ed no information relative to the ab-
Grandma Mixon, pioneer citixei j cj,tt^ch7 The pastor in his ssrmon ae-
and good woman of Afbala, died know|,,rfp,l>d the fairness *nd impar-
Joe H. Worsham and Mis* Flora
Mat Grant were united In marriage
Sunday morning at 0:30 o clock *!
the Christian parsonage on Fore
street, Rev. J. E. Evans officiated,
using the beautiful ring ceremony.
The bride and groom are from two
of our oldest and most well known
families and are-popularly known to
many, They have numbers of
friend* who wri»h for them a long
and most happy wedded life
After spending several days in
Dallas and other points, Mr and
Mrs. Worsham will be at home here.
. Wm6TAug 2 —Two men.
i to have been those who held
e Haglet State Bank about 10
It Monday were captured in
i field near Haslet just before
toddy and loot amounting to
returned to the bank.
, prisoners are being returned
rt Worth for filing of char-
rhey~ were arrested by four
Worth deputy sheriff*.
WITH HORSE TO
D*U«». Aug. 1.—With 800,532
vote* counted, returns to the Texas
Election Bureau tabulated up to 0
p, m. Saturday from the Democrat-
ic primary of a peefc , before gave
Attorney General "Dan Moody a ma-
jority of 2,382 over the five candi-
dates who opposed him for the Dem-
ocratic gubernatorial nomination.
Two hundred and twenty-five eoun»
ties are complete.
The vote for Governor was: Da-
vidson 120,114, Ferguson 270,874,
Johnston 897, Moody 404,457, Wil-
mans 1,409, Zimmerman 2.721.
Attorney General—-Allred IJ8,-
857, Brachfield 127,220. Christo-
pher 41.374, Hornsby 89,497, Irwin
107,440, Pollard 14l>86. , j
Treasurer—Ball 134,345, Chris-'
tian 50.985. Garner 50,296, Gairctt j
78,163, Harris 53,72#. Hatcher 204c j
073, Johnston 02,731.
Superintendent of Public Instruc-j
tion—Bennett 104,025, Humphries j
151,346, Msrrs 358.873.
Commissioner of Agriculture— j
Bolin 155,873, Terrell 495,634.
Land Commissioner — Robison ,
342,570, Terrell 312,095.
Railroad Commissioner —Baugh
j man 131,806, Speer 174.001, Terrell
Judge Court of Criminal Appeals
—Hawkins 374,094, Pierson 272c
Returns from 1J4 couhties, inrlud
good woman of AfbaU,
suddenly Monday morning from aj
stroke of apoplexy. She was in her
usual good health when arising ear-1
ly in the day and ate breakfast ns
usual. , ••
Funerst servics* snd burial are;
announced for tomorrow at Liberty, j
j the exact hour not having been an
nounced at press time.
tlality with which The Dallaa New*
has treated his recent misfortune
and publicly expressed hi* thanks.
'cached Sunday afternoon to
a large crowd at Pleasant Run; )«
milt* northwest of Fort Worth.
12 SAN ANTONIANS
ARE SAVED BY '
WITH SHEAR CO.
WAS BURNED ON
Fire of unknown origin destroyed
the store of Mrs. J. 0. Evan* Thurs-
day night at Peerless. Th# loss Is es-
timated at *8,000 with no insurance
The fire waa discovered, about J'
o’clock, and it la (bought that the
store was burglari*e(l before being
act on fire. Officers are Investigat-
ing the f|r4 but so far no elue ha*
been found as to who msy haw
committed the burglary.
■ s 4
Waco, Tcxaa, Aug. 2.—Announce-
! ment of the merger of the Adkins-
Polk Company of Dallas and the
Shear Company of Waco, both large
wholesale grocery houses, waa made
. m, aritu)'
Antonio. Aug. ,* 2 -rTweiv*
San Antonian* owe their lives to the
hcroi*m of a boatman who late Sun-]"----n.i
day braved the fury of a fifty-mile >re SumUy by A. ^ Adk. s o Dal
gale in Medina Lake, rescuing them I**, preaident of the Adkin.-Polk
juat *» their motorboat became
Company. A* a result, thi* firm 1»
now one of the largest wholeaale
name of the boatman was not! grocery concerns in the South.
(S, XwOitW Promt
Kan*a« City. Aug. 2.~After M
horse dropped and refused to get j
up, a Mr. White, potato digger,,
placed hi* wife in ^he harness ami-
attempted to compel her with the
remaining Horse to draw the wagon,
poliee charged yesterday.
In passing, a deputy sheriff saw _
the struggles of .the woman to hoidjing total* for candidate* in the Re-
Houston, Texas, Aug. 2.
of NavasoU, Tevas, Rice
graduate, was shot'and fatally wound- P«ny
ed in a mysterious shooting on the
La Port# road near here early 8un-
ing 113 complete, show the follow-dkg a. he and Chatham, prominent
. Coincident with the merger, Mr.
: Adkins said, the capital stock of
the Adkins-Polk Company had been
increised from *1,000.000 to *t,«00.-
000. In addition to the Dallas and
Waco houses, the Adkins-Polk Com-
pany maintains store* in Fort Worth,
Wichita Fail*. Bowit. Hillsboro,
Greenville. Denison and Temple.
The Adkins-Polk Company was
-Johnson organised in 1909 with • <
Institute ii-tion of *75,000. The ShearCom-
was the succesaor to Kellum
A Rt.tan, which cam# into
ence in 18«0 «nd which was one
of the oldest wholesale groee>ry
Mrs. Ann* Williamson, B. J. Mc-
Clendon, Mr*. Ruth MeLarty. Mr*.
I M. McKee. Mr*. Chas. Bernard,
Leon McClendon and Mrs. Albert
McLaughlin are in Commsree to at-
tend the funeral service* and burial
of Mr*. W. W. Rutland, who died
Saturday morning suddenly while
visiting relative* in Bonham.
up a heavy neck yoke while White]
popped * ionic whip at th* “team/*
White is charged with drunken-
ness, basting his wife and beating
Card Board al tide office.
Governor—Hainaa 7,005, Scot.
Superintendent of Public Inatruc-
tion—Garrett 3,443, Linda*; 3,341.
"Where the Fruit Belt Begin*.’’
nay a*» nr »*»« vviwuiam,
Ric* Insiitiit* w*r* rwtumbur firm* 8ta * oonlroUxn*
: to Houston from Sylvan Beach, a j ' *«
bathing raaort, !, timtr automahO. Z
H. L. Snow is here from Little-: l«t«' ''^^Ihear^Cmmpany ^^B^ba
field, in West Texas, and report. 'Sundsy, th* ^^Lk Com-
i crop condition, in that part of #he known at the Adkins-Polk Com
Mata extra good. ]pany-
C > .....
... G. Hester of Die . local Cotton
Exchange announced today that th*
commercial crop for the-yaw end-
ing July 31 amounted to 15,014,707
bale*, , an Increase of nearly a mil-
lion over l»*t year and over the pre-
vious year more than four million.
Southern conaumption waa 4,778,-
92*. Heater aaid.
C. Dodson I
leave firat of next wwk fer ten
days encampment Itt Oalvestoa to
bathe In the aalty waters nf th#
Gulf and rest from arduous labors
of the campalgh for Lynch Davidson
for governor. Thav will go down
through Polk county and spend t
couple of night* at the saw mill
camp* of Mr Davldatm, where ,aw-
dust will be furnished free for bed-
ding purpose*. They will go via of
Winnsboro and take with them O.
Marvin Thomas, who also did some
effective work for Lytoeh in Wood
LOCAL MEN T(f .
TAKE PART IN
' RODEO HERE,
The W. R. KetlayV Rodeo which
will be shown her# for three days
during th# Reunion under the aus-
pices of th# «re department, an-
nounce* that the; have contracted
with John Bailey to furnish th* wild.
cow* and calves for the calf roping
and wild cow milking conteata. Ha
has also agreed to furnish hi* famous
cuttlng-ln horse, which will work in
front of the grand stand on Wednes-
Dwight Mintor will enter th# calf
roping contest, ride a wild ateer and
milk a wild cow on Wednesday nig'it.
GET 816 VOTE
Dallas, Aug. 1.—Ne speeial bid
for the Ferguson Democratic v#te
will be made by Texas Republican*
in the general election in November,
Leonard Withington, State director
of organisation, said Saturday. Th*
party stilt welcome all support of
their nominsw, H. H. Hainaa of
More than 100,000 Republican
votes will bo cast in the general
election, Mr. Withington a<
said th* Republican t
th# primary waa of no i
in predicting the
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Bagwell, J. S. The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 170, Ed. 1 Monday, August 2, 1926, newspaper, August 2, 1926; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth826127/m1/1/: accessed March 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society.