The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 37, No. 105, Ed. 1 Monday, May 3, 1937 Page: 4 of 4
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THE DAILY NEWS-TELEGRXH
I Out'ltd hr ton Mt*.
PLAY AT ARBALA
FRIDAY, MAY 7TH
The student* of Arbala High
School will present "The Dutch De-
tective” on Friday night, May 7 th,
with the following cant of charac-
Otto Schmultz, a correspondence
school detective----.—Roy Roger
Plunk Jerleck, escaped fron» the
aaylum _.......... Billy Young
Jabo Grabb, the police force of
Splinterville-----Claud Young Jr.
Major Hannibal Howler, on the war-
path 'r...........Leon Seymore
Auguatue Coo, a newly-wed-.....
.....______..... Loyd Johnston
Gladys Howler-Coo, his bride, the
Major’s daughter, Pauline Chairmens
Ambrosia McCarty, the queen of the
lunch room ..Geneva Nell Dillard
Miss Araminta Sourdrope, who loses
her Jabo j— Winnie Maddox
Hortensey Smatters, escaped from
the asylum Ailene Hinton
Xatrina Kraut, from Hamilton Cidy
by der Schtate of Ohio ........
Clear the decks for action. Clear
your throat for laughs. Heart-trouble
rocks ths briny deep a*,iWo buddies
bstjle for thet ove of a dame—in
‘this roaring, rollicking romance with
a howl for every heart-throb—as the
Cdast Guard comes ashore. See "Sea
Devils" at the Mission Monday and
IN ITS 8TH SEASON
£A 'X&tkrj, - ^1 "v s ' *
Gainesville, Tex.—The Gainesville
Community Circus long since dis-
tinguished as the only show of its
kind In this country, by reason of
the fact that all of Its performances
are home town amateurs, began ita
eighth season when it exhibited un-
der the big top here Wedneeday
night In the first of three perform-
The circus, which had ita begin-
ning modestly enough as a burles-
que circus sponsored by a little thea-
tre group in 1930, leaped into na-
tional attention when it began to
tour county fairs in North Texas
and Southern Oklahoma four years
ago and has since appeared at out-
standing functions including the Tex-
as Centennial Exposition in Dallas
The circus of today is a far cry
from the first venture when ballet
numbers and posing acts made up
for the deficit in actual circus tal-
ent and were presented in a single
dirt ring in the Fair Park Auditor-
Nowadays the organization has a
three ring arena, its properties run
into the thousands of dollars and ita
performers—still bankers, lawyers,
doctors, clerks, messenger boys,
housewives and students—run the
gamut of circus thrills on the high
trapeze, bareback horses and the
teetering board and in ground tum-
bling, juggling and contortionistlc
Likewise there are trained ani-
mals, military ponies, high wire
walking, dogs, high school horses
and comedy mules. And of course,
there are clowns, dozens of them,
headed by Benny Saylors, light com-
pany accountant, Billy Basinger, cafe
owner; Dr. S. M, Yarborough, sur-
geon; T„ J. Vaughn, attorney, and
A. W. Wells, mathematics teacher.
Outstanding among the new acts
enumerated by Leon Gilmore, ring-
master and president of the circus,
are the aerial bar performers, Leon
Gilmer Jr., Bill Ritchie, Newman
Shell and Ctrl Stewart; Marjorie
Mitchell who slides 300 feet from
the top of the tent; uainty lit-
tle Dorris Marie Norman, 7 years
old, doing a heel catch on a high
trapexe without a net; Clarence
Gilmore, who slides backward down
a rope from the top of the tent and
an electrically lighted aerial ballet
of a dozen girlz.
■ The circus invests all its profits
in making the show bigger and bet-
ter. It is administered by a board
of directors headed by Gilmore with
Roy Wilson, County Superintendent
of Schools as vice president/and IX
E. O'Brien, banker, as teeretary-
treasurcr. Directors are George J.
Carroll, Frank X. Schad, Alex Mur-
rell, J. B. Saylors, Russell Teague,
Robert Evans, Roy Stamps, G. D.
Bell and A. Morton Smith, news-
paperman and founder of the uni-
que venture. • I
There are 120 members of the or-
ganization including the staff, the
performers, musicians, property
men, canvasmen, wardrobe per-
sons, ticket department and host-
This year’s itinerary includes an
engagement at Greenville May 4th,
and others in Dallas, Texas A. A M,
College, Ardmore, Okla., Paris and
MAY BE CUT
THSOS )• A VOUNA LADY IN NtUtS,
WHOM VACS IS AUC COVERS 0
Washington.—An influential mem-
ber of the House Appropriations
Committee said today there was *
strong possibility Congress might
pare a new works-relief fund to flj-
Representative Woodrum of Vir-
ginia, acting chairman of a subcom-
mittee which wiH start hearifigs to-
morrow (Monday) on * relief-defi-
ciency money bill, asserted:
"With Congress in its present econ-
omy mood, I believe the President’*
figure may be cut $500,000,000.” <
President Roosevelt recommended
an additional works-relict' fund
$1,500,000,000. Congressional lead-
era said he resisted suggestions that
$600,000,000 be lopped from the
total on grounds a reduction merely
would mean more money must be
Would Force Savin*.
Eyen If it were neceseary to pro-
vide additional funds later, V. oo<F
rum said, economies might be real.z-
ed by compelling the Works Prog-
ress Administration to spend cauti-
ously on a basis of $1,000,000,000
rather than $1,500,000,000.
Sentiment for a $600,000,000 re-
duction has been evidenced in some
The House committee will open
hearings tomorrow, Woodrum said,
with a discussion of a proposal to
continue the Public WorRs Admin-
istration. On Wednesday the sub-
committee expects to take up tbe $l,-
500,000,000 works-relief recomniend-
Woodrum, who has been arguing
for economy and against "economy
hysteria,” said the proper way of
approaching a reduction in public ex-
penditures is by having individual
items considered by the Appropria-
BiUa Are Trimmed.
Appropriation bills passed by the
House already have been trimmed
more than $100,000,000 under pres-
idential recommendations, he noted.
1 yHe Virginian has asked the heads
H 32 independent federal establish-
ments to resurvey money require-
ments lor the next fiscal year and
help Congress cut at least 10 per
cent from their total requests.
fjie weekend brought no indica-
tion of agreement between House
and Senate leaders over the method
of proposed economy.
Senate Majority Leader Robinson
hold to his support of a proposal to
make a horizontal cut of 10 per cent
ip all appropriations.
"The House Democratic leader,
Yfep. Rayburn of Texas, favored, leg-
islation to allow the President to im-
pound 15 per cent of all appropria-
tions, releasing the money at* his dis-
Two Western senators, Borah of
Idaho and King of Utah, expressed
disapproval of both economy pro-
Borah said ho was "not deeply In-
terested" in cither the flat 10 per
cent cut proposal or tne impounding
King declared he opposed both the
plans, but of the two thought the 10
per cent plan somewhat better. King
asserted the burden of trihtoning
governmental cost "rests on Coin
gress,” and warned:
"Already the public debt is so
great and tho threat of additional
bond issues so eminent that the
market price of bonds has fallen.
And there ts some concern a* to
whether additional issues might
suit most unfavorably to our busi-
and economic structure.
(>Z lee Wisdsr)
There’s a history behind ths man-
ufactur# of hat* for the baseball
sluggers. One company, which went Galveston
into the husine** bach In 15*0, has
turaed out ovsr 45,000,000 slicks.
This firm supplies about 90 percent
•f the hits . ussd in major lss*ue
baseball today. The ash collected for
the making of hat* i* dried a year be-
fore the machine* whittle them into
their rough form. Good bat* so.t
about $2.75 each, aad should la»t for
an indefinite period—provided the
of label i* facing skyward or toward the
ground.' When a hat hits a ball cross-
grain the danger of breaking is
grant. ■ i ;
When laying out the baseball dia-
mond at the local park recently, sev-
eral difficulties were encountered.
All but one of the problems has been
solved. How high can a pitcher’s
mound be made? Rules book and
other pamphlets on baseball available
here failed to disclose this rather im-
Team— W. L.
Beaumont--------.J- 13 7
Tulsa -----------/— 10 0
Oklahoma City-----V- 10 10
Fort Worth....... 9 9
San Antonio.......—, 9 10
petroit .....- —....-
New Y ork r———
ashington 3 7
The following story will be read
with interest by a host of friends of
the family and historians in East
The late Mrs. W. P. Gibson of
Pickton was a niefre of William
Thomas Scott. As the Gibsoa fam-
ily is one of the oldest and one of
the leading families of East Hopkins
County, so is. the Scott family in
East Texas. ;
Here is the story:
Lalest report* from Frank (Soda)
Hackney, Pickton lad playing with
the Vicksburg, Miss., nine, Indicate
thet he is punishing the apple frith a
•in In tha
Wotmlny in tha line-up
’TILL *M* TOOK 4000 NMVINt
MADE BY MILtS
Easy advice t
_ they tell you to rolax.
ut mighty hard to follow,
elator to rslax—to oyor-
lervoun IrrttaMUty. Rest-
daehe after you toko
I DR. MILES' wrr
wot made ha* boon
NERVINE I* * well known rvarve
i formula from which it
urn for nnurly 10 yean,
■ a t*un. over-wrought
•W been prearribrd.
is at up-to-date ~
Ray Hackney, Frank’s brother, Is
playing with one of the Pari* base-
ball teams Jhis year. He wag a pop-
ular back-stop and first-baseman for
the Sulphur Springs team last year.
Pickup*—Grady "Buggor” Prim
d***rves recognition for winning hi*
match in Tamil Sunday . . . Score*
of the tourney ware lo*t, but, never-
theUat, Prim copped hi* match . . .
Willie Ward Gabor raport* tha
graaus wouldn’t “hold" a pitch (hot,
canning Sulphur Spring* cow pasture
pool artiat* no littla trouble in the
match . . . Coache* Bnddia Brother*
and Whacker Barton viewed the
McKinney gHdttor* in action laat
woe it, and thay report account* of
the huaky Lion* have not boon exag-
gerated . . . The two mantor* drove
to Commarc* Friday to **• tho Tigor*
in action, hot tha gama had boon
postponed until thi* Friday . ■ Tho
writer’* money goo* on tha Tigor
battle a* there will ha a
writar* occasionally ara flaat of foot.
Especially it Willi# Forehand, sports
editor of tho Commerce College stu-
dent publication . . . Ha stepped over
the 220-yard hurdla* Saturday in
24.3, bettaring tha conferanco mark
of 25 second*, held by Nathan Tay-
lor .. . Sulphur Spring* apart* fan*
should plan to attend the Lone Star
Conference track and field meet in
Commerce on Mey 14 a»d IS . . . to
witnos* tha famous Ml* of twin*
from North Taxas Collage at Den-
ton will be worth tho drive over . . .
No admission charge* are placed on
tha competition ■ . . The Ml. Pleas-
ant sport* tribe are not too modest,
as you know . . . Box car Uttors on
their stadium reads "Home of Ml.
Pleasant Cubs, State Champions
1936" , , . They took an easy de-
cision Sunday . , . Cut-throating* be-
tween Pari* and Sulphur Spring*
athletic teams will he reiumed
the diamond thi) yoar . . . The club*
will meet within four or five week)
. . . Skipper L. F. Bridges Jr. and
his "hopefuls" engaged in another
workout Sunday . . . An intra-squad
tilt was played, but no sensational
baeohall was reeled off . . . Some
horeohide tossers have arms that last
for aver and a day . . Such is that
ona of "Smut" Alexander, Com-
merce Negro, who whipped his fast
ones over the pinto Sunday . . . He
began his 16th yoar on the mound
for the Cow Hill club.
St. Louis —...2-----7
New York-...i~'_____ 6
Cincinnati .—J..,..., 1
Galveston 10, Dallas 3.
Beaumont 3-3, Oklahoma City 2-2
(each game ten innings).
Houston 10, Fort Worth 0.
Tulsa 6-13, San AntonioT 0-3 (sec-
ond game seven innings).
Detroit 0, Chicago 5.
Washington 10, Philadelphia 7.
Boston 5, New York 4. , »
Cleveland at St. Louis, rain.
Pittsburgh .7, Cincinnati, 2,
New York 3, Boston '1.
Chicago 4, St. Louis 1.
Brooklyn 5, Philadelphia 1.
scon AND GIBSON
SCOTTSVILLE MARKER TO BE
DEDICATED AT SERVICES
Marshall; Texas, May 1.
tone marker commemorating the
founding of Scottsville by William
Thomas Scott in 1834, erected joint-
ly by the State and relatives and
friends of the late Colonel Scott, is
in place at Scottsville, on the high-
way in front of the old Scott home.
Dedicatory services for the unveiling
of the marker Wilt be held in the
Youree Memorial chapel at Scotts-
vitle on Sunday at 3 p.m.
Scott, familiarly known as Buck,
was one of the pioneer settlers of
Harrison County, coming to Texas
in 1834. His home was the first
huilt in that section of the country.
The house, which still stands on the
side of the hill surrounded by, trees,
was built of hand-hewn oak timber*
and is practicklly the same as it was
100 years ago.
Scott was the first president of
the Texas & Pacific Railway and
played a leading part in its construc-
tion from its beginning in 1856-
1856. He was one of the largest
land owner* in Harrison County,
owning all the land from Scottsville
to Elysian Fields south, and to Mar-
shall on the west and Jonesville on
Colonel Scott served two terms in
the Legislature of the Republic of
Texas aqd in the State Legislature
he served eight times.
The Cemetery Society* drill meet;'it
3 o’clock Tuesday aftlsrttifon in the
Carnegie Library. A full attend-
ance of all members i$f wrged. —
Mrs. Geo. H. Wilson, Presid«0t.
TUESDAY AT PARK
The annual picnic of'tW T. E. L.
class of the First Baptist Church wRI
be held at the City Park Tuesday aft-
ernoon at 5 o'clock. Members and
associate members are invited to
come and bring a picnic lunch, —
ARE YOU AN
SOCML SECURITY ACT? TERRElL G0LFERS
EKE OUT VICTORY
OYER LOCAL STARS
PEOPLE MARRY AT
A recent Dallas paper carried the
marriage announcement printed be-
low, which will be of interest here,
as both bride and groom are related
to families of this town. The groom
i* a nephew of B. W. Harrison and
Mrs. Gee. Stephens,,and the bride is
a niece of Mr*. -B. W. Alexander.
Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Jones, 1419
King'* highway, announce the mar-
riage of their daughter, Janie, to C.
B. Harrison, son of Mr. and Mrs.
C. H. Grant, Tyler. The wedding
10c To All
Pine Forest Cemetery work
will take place Tuesday, May 1
dinner on the ground. Evervl:
- Mr*. C. L. Mabry
1511 Common Sr. He
tun. Tnut, Mid:
UMd to k*vr hr»ti»c •
associated with mi
uwd £*. fmtJi r*
ite Prescription a* • ti
only • Blkort while am
tn< rrafted my appetite 4
help'd to relMrre m*
felt much better in every way.” Buy r
o< your neifbborhood drufRwt
New at**, tablets 50 cUl, liquid $1.
Large sue tablet* or liquid, $1.55.
N LIQUID OR TABLFT FORM
If you employ one or more per-
sona under the-ages of 65 years, and
at any employment common in this
section except farming and domestic
service, you are an employer under
the Social Security Act, and are liable
for the Federal Old Age Benefit tax.
Under the Act, you, as an employer,
are. required to keep certain records,
and while no certain form is pre-
scribed, we have a number of differ-
ent forms, suitable for the smallest
business or the largest. Liability for
this tax started Jan. 1, 1937. If you
have not already started keeping ac
curate records, you will find it rath-
er difficult to bring these records up
to date, unless you start soon. Let
us aell you the neceseary record book.
ECHO PUBLISHING COMPANY.
Fred Scott, virile silvery-voiced
baritone, heads fine cast of rider*,
singers, troupers in romantic drama,
"Melody of the Plains," at the Broad
way Monday and Tuesday.
Sulphur Spring*’ golfers dropped
a dose 14-to-V3 decision to ?he Ter-
rell Country Club members Sunday
afternoon oa the Terrell links. The
matches brought out some good golf,
but no course records were broken,
Sulphur Springs golfer* partici-
pating in the match play were Willie j
Ward Gobcr, Geff Blackburne, Billie |
Jones, Tommie Blackburne, W. L. I
Willis. Lonnie Campbell, Bob Alex-
ander. Grady “Bugger" Prim, Shelby
Cox, Burt Thomas. Billie Weldon.
Charlie Moulder, Charlie Caro there.
T. C. Brashear Jr., Leroy "Shooter"
Pogue and Murrie Chandler.
The Terrell golfer* will play a re-
turn match in Sulphur Spring* on
June 13, |
One' good used
Coffee TABLES............— 13.25
Occasional CHAIR....... 8.50
Two END TABLES.......3.00
Urge MIRROR ........ 12.50
9x12 Wool RUG ...
ONE SET ONLY
SALE PRICE —..........$129.50
YOU SAVE ..........$42.20
took place April 10 In San Marcc
The couple was attended’ by
Maude Alice Glover and Robert!
Mr. and Mrs. Harrison art tt
students at the University of Te!
The bride is a member of Di
Delta and the bridegroom a mem
of Theta Xi. They will make tl
home in Tyler.
Adams b Roberts
DAVIS STREET Half Block South of Post Offi<4
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Bagwell, J. S. The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 37, No. 105, Ed. 1 Monday, May 3, 1937, newspaper, May 3, 1937; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth826254/m1/4/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society.