The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 64, Ed. 1 Friday, March 14, 1924 Page: 3 of 4
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THE DAILY NEWS-TELEGRAM
(Reported by W, B. Baxter.
Temperature at V a. m., ;i2.
Total rainfall 1 17 im h.,
OLD MAIDS AT
I lie already lias two incubate it full
; of eggs, with one hatching off. lie
! expect.-' to have fried rim l.en this
| summer, with a few to market from
time to time.
is rep.iited holding
V. \V. Alexac i, i I.as om .■.
ruby to Sulphur Spimg-.
im T. Kilt*, of Ada, ill,lain
ting relatives lure.
ohn W. Spence is in cireeiiv ille
ice Mrs. Spence.
N. Randolph of I’iektou is re-
lied Unimproved today.
fncle Tom Gafford was able to
down town today.
t Rev. r F. !b\ ant ha retuniol to
j Dallas, after attending the Inspira-
tional conference at the Methodist
. i hma-h boro o.-tet day and b. t
Plume 7b, and ash ml G -
•Special Deal n.i Lauiuli c a:,d To ii I
I Soap for 1 burse! ey, lied; v and S;l-
vrti.ey. lb-ary Williamson. IP at
r........ "■ I" oy.o J S. M vv„...
in e irom.lt :iii?n t >■ hr, and antti
on ial The New T, b , -am to an
bounce that In* is a candidate I'm
re elect i*-n tor the .same office.
. _________ I
Bob Watson has had the misfor-
tune to lose both of his horses late-
ly- One died from sticking a nail in
his foot and the other from blind
The “Old Maids’ Convention” of
this district 'will convene Monday
night, March 17, at 7:30. Our pop-
ular presi lent, of this di.--i.rict will
It will be wurth youi time
ind meet these noted worn-
convention isn’t like the
c >.ii se,
miventiun: diy and mo- the bottom of Lak
'.o'- its mo:’
la*- di-cUS5ed 1
the girl- ami
:■ d s. tin .1,
extend ,t \vt\
Seattle, March 1 L— The spirits of
her departed husband were to blame
for the arrest on liquor charges of
Mrs. Martha Bielmnn. she testified
in Federal Judge Jeremiah Neterer’s
Mn, ,1-liine and beer hoisted from
Union, near hi r 1
ft, Mrs. Heilmai
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We make Abstracts from up-to-date plants
which we own in Hopkins, Delta, Lamar and
Red River Counties. Special attention to
oil leases. We have a large force.
SCOTT TITLE COMPANY
/ O. L.,Walters, Mgr.
sai * ’
’ a 1 i ii-
PROBE OF FEDERAI
PRISON AT ATLA
JAIL ALL GUILTY
IN OIL FRAUD
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' * i v* u. If yiel
. ' it:!* lieu*
fm 111. by Wen:
pel ami 1 ui'.v. i
u ill be her*. ,
Stirling is reported
is spending a few
loyal Cut-up, Lester Teer has
rvillian's part. He gets a lemon
lisa Kate Lemon is nt home from
Bor college to spend a few days.
of I lie
"b l -i ill'
leii lie (111 lire-- |-|
! en : bat know, lull el'
| \ b a I‘mI. )| akeover
lie. lias liceli enllei! I lie eighth Wuli
der of the v.mbl. lie is marvelous.
'The power he possesses has never
been dreamed of in this part of the
world up until a few months ago.
Hear him, and see the result.
It it hurts you to laught, don't
come, for you might explode.
Ii lit - found it.'
1 It*** 1 osar: 11. _
Mrs. Rosa Potter of Texarkana,
district deputy grand worthy ma-
tron of the Eastern Star, visited the
local lodge here last night on offi-
.1 N. Smith of Route 6 ua.- here
today ami ordered sufficient leading
matter for daily reading for the next
six months. He said he wanted to
keep informed during the campaign.
rph Minter Jr. of Pickton con
to improve and will soon lie j after next
City Secretary Johnpy Bigger-i j.....
staff is authority for the statehient ‘1|,U,U'S-
that Doug Morgan's big tent show
is coming tn Sulphur Springs week
being in Mt. Pleasant
again. next week.
Cambrt.n an I his cl ew m.
rout at Tin Rag unloading the
he condition of Ed. Perkins.
| has been sick for some time, i
fled unimproved today.
Murl Melton has accepted a posi-
tion with i , W. Bryant in .sweet-
water, and will leave fm that place
during the next few days. Murl is
a mighty fine fellow to leave a good
country like Hopkins for tin* Windy
Duncan is hen from
Ireports the fruit crop
Tdown that way.
. Campbell, who has kept a
fruit for many years, says
ertas are badly damaged.
sioirvary F. H. Hollis is in
iro to attend the three-days
Com, Prof. Raymond Hyatt. 2d years
looking old, has relapsed with typhoid fever
: and m ip.ite sick, .it the home of his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. .1. K. Hyatt
Mi was !i lulling school in Red Riv-
er county and was confined to his
bed for six weeks with fever. After
getting better, he came home, but in
so doing relapsed and much uneasi-
ness is fell about his recoveiy.
Royal Cut-up. William D.
is the escaped slave who ex
his wicked master.
|idrew Connally has returned
aftei spending the past two
in New York on business.
big Soap Special Thursday,
ay and Saturday. Phone 7ti
|y Williamson. (12-3t)
The thirsty were made more
thirHty and the pure prohibition air
of this section of Collin county be-
came almo.st thoroughly contaminat-
ed and intoxicated late Thursday,
when Sheriff W. F. Baker and his
in the presence of District
Judge Frank K. Wilcox and County
Attorney H. Grady Chandler, de-
stroyed approximately $12,000
worth of liquor. Eight hundred and
thirty-six quarts of that old-fashion-
ed kind, some red, some white, some
brown, some chocolate, and for that
matter other colors, were emptied
into big buckets and then poured
through the m*wet's at the county’s
building of justice. At prevailing
prices the liquors wore worth be-
tween $ 12,000 and $15,000, while
at hob salt* prices, if there be such
any more, the -liquor was worth
something like $5,000 or $0,000.
These bottles of “fond recollec
tions” to many were seized by Dal
las county officers just previous to
the Christmas holiday season. It was
being hauled in a big truck from
Shreveport, La., and
in Collin county, between Royse
City and Burrows. It was placed in
the county jail at Rockwall, while
the two men in care of the truck
and its “precious burden” were taken
into custody, lodged behind jail
bars and have since pleaded guilty
and gone on their way to pay the
penalty of a year in the state peni-
tentiary. Having been captured in
Collin county, it fell to local offi-
cials to take the “coveted cargo” in
IN GOLD IN AN
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vi st igat i
\\ ;: -1: i hi*
I ia. Mhi . : i ! \ *:
oil of Cilll I'L1 roll' .-lino. I O
•on ilispnt cl)*' - aid at t: i i'-
(.'ongivsMiia ii W. i), Gp
(Irurgia. t bat “g-ihb J fa
\ - I rt 'll.;
mil all |o
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i iill(i: ii,
. Al I i I II. :
A Or Arbor, March 14.- Gold ruin
estimated at $100,000 has been found
here in a secert compartment of
an old house which was being torn
down, according to Adrian Leevcr,
who is demolishing the building.
The money, in an iron box, was
found on the second floor in a
panel in the wall, according to the
statement oif l.eever.
The house was limit in lbOO by
Jackson I). Knight, then president
of the First National bank here.
Knigh' and his wife have been
’end thirty years. The house then
occupied by Knight's only
daughter. Glare, who died some
time ago. Upon her death it was
sold to William Nelson. .
The money is being held by 1
**r pending claim by heirs. As
•s can he ascertained, Knight
no near relatives living.
ind millionaire immunity'
till- been granted wealthy bootleg j adnii nisi rat..... I'm
gels at the Atlanta federal prison, j lieve the di-ties
will be welcomed, Warden A. E.
Sar'ain of tie- penitentiary de-
The dispatches quoted Congress-
man Upshaw us declaring on the
floor of the house yesterday that it
was “an outrage against fairness
and justice that George Remus,
styled as the bootleg king of the
iniddlewest, was allowed to go to
prison in his own private car, thus
playing favoritism in favor of i
man of guilty wealth."
March 1 l.—
Im would throw into
imiiul guilty and be-
eorruption in the oil
had any tiling to do
mbit-1 ing the present
its failure to re-
st the American
tnrnier. William G MrAdon address-
ed more than 1,000 men and women
who had gathered at the Louisville
Ai* Nashville st,*,tion here today to
get a glimpse of the Democratic
presidential candidate, who is en
route to Georgia.
MeAdoo spoke for ten minutes
from the rear platform of his car
when the crowd demanded a
CITY BEING FAST
Extra heavy Shirting
20c per yard. Tittle &
Hurley, Stores No. 2
IH* V -
OF JEWELS AS
New York. March 14. Fifteen
miles from Laguna, New Mexico,
stands Acomii, the Git\ of th*
Sky. Not fifty years aftei (’o)iun
bus discovered America, Friar Mai
<os, a Franciscan monk, heard * of
the Pueblos, “the people of the
white rock." There is little reason
to doubt that the community came
into existence hundreds of years be-
■acy Williams returned Thtirs-
|after attending the Fat Stock
at Fort Worth,
How many of the plnii people
whim you oass mi tin streets, are charge and see that *;
absoluleh honest? “Four out of lip* of no man.
f’Y* uro', r« S‘i*!i toon Ulmer. Ho So, on Thursday after* uni, She*
recently undertook to demonstrate iff Bishop and In.- deputies employ
this by an odd experiment. Ulmer. , d a truck, went to Rockwall and
head of a moirgagi company in hiu::*»ht the hi,inn hence While be
parley Hamrick, a mighty good
prophet, says the Kihertue bm*
|e Lions club will entertain to- j
in honor of their wives uitlij
banquet in the Elks hall.
Earl Stirling wan culled to
|eway Wednesday to see the
ion of Mr. and Mrs, A. T.
illy unloaded at the mutii dm t , 1
the temple id' just ic< . iuindi i ,G , f
pe pie gazed, giaie <*y,*tl. some oil it
dry throats and. we were tempted
to say, with beckoning lips at the
S" 1 ne w lie b Mulled “t lu m do
"What a pity." "Oh. it's « shame."
“I i't it dreadful." wen tost a few
of the utterances heard mining tin*
spectators wh" saw the liquol un
loaded and then pouted into the
But it was ever thus, for the law
says it must be- destroyed, and it
was destroyed, for there remains to-
day only the empty bottles, worth
about three cents each, while on
Thursday they were filled with old
ice Minter, Bill Brock, Vick I haps give some of the despairing fashioned gin. Cani’.dhn bond, port
gh and Mr. and Mrs. Fred ! any cynically inclined renewed con- wine and other high tone stuft thm
le are home from attending the ! faience in their fellow-men, especial- i used to be used in parties galore and
iWick Show in Fort Worth. j |y the strangers whose elbows brush ' served at from fifteen cents tin
.................. j theirs on the street. As you follow : swallow up.
ity Sheriff Tom Proctor re-j the daily news and read of holdups, | ThU) was the biggest cargo i
confidence games. Swindles and liquor ever destroyed in this section
burglary, you may occasionally get of the state and in years to come
the notion that the world reeks with j there will be a few MeKinneyites G*
dishonesty. But nil so. The dishon- j tell how- it was poured through the
est acts are the exception. That is j sewers, wasted, as it were.—McKin
why they are news—a record of the ' ney Gazette.
unusual. Honesty is so common and j —-—......i*-----
general that examples of it are not County Health Officer H. W.
nows.—Pittsburg Press. | Pickett) and Attorney Grover Sei
|v. J. A. Old retained to Com-
today, after attending the In
Jtional conference at the Mctho-
Cleveland, is miring .......
new tuberculosis sanitarium
Angeles He p;rked l.ndtl names at
random from hi* local city direc-
tory. To each of the*,* he mailed
this letter, with a $1 bill enclosed:
"You can keep this dollni if yon
want to, hut we hope you won't.
We hope you’ll send it and another
, one to me as your subscription (**
I the fund. We believe everyone is
| really kind and generous. We are
investing *1,000 to prqve that beli *f.
i Have we made a good investment?
| What is your answer?"
* Out of the 1.000 who received a
letter and $1 hill, 000 returned the
| $1 with another one; and only 200
j kept the $1. Cases like this will tier
haps give some of the despairing
San Antonio, Texas, March 14.—i
was captured | Diamond rings, stick pins and bar j
pins estimated t,i lie worth $10,- j
000 were reported to detectives to
have been stolen from the cases of
the L. J. Abrams Jewelry Co Thun-
lay night. The robbery is thought
to have tuken place between 0 and
7 o’clock Thursday evening, while
the sales force was out f *r *Up
Among the tilings reported stolen , vjsjts
were fifty-nine diamond rings of I
sizes, eighteen diamond sti< k ’
pins and thirteen bar pins. All of i
diamonds amt pins were taken
from the show ease of tile it welrv
pony. The gems were reniov-
l from the paper mountings, which
** left ill their places. Nunmi
>n gold wat* ims, bracelet s ami
" i valuabh smaller pieces
* "dry were left uuntolt .-ted.
; McKinney. Texas, March \\g—
Two pretty young Dallas women
have been arrested here and are be-
ing held for Dallas officers, on
: charges of automobile theft.
They were arrested by Motor-
j cycle Officer Winters, following a
i sensational chart* through the city
: and to the northern part of McKin-
lotc the white man first saw Hi* m.v Tht.v were then lodged in jail.
! plain- ot our Southwest. It was an officers in Dallas and elsewhere
: 1 ■'dependent community then;, it *s j ...a„.hillK ,„r believed to
mil independent community today ' invo|Vod in connection with the
It is evident that this age o! IJ alleged thefts. The automobile, a
city is fast approaching its end, say* j small sedan, was identified as one
foster Wright in The Mentor for stolen front a rent concern in Dal-
March. The old people cling to the jas Tuesday night,
old customs, but they are dying off, j ]t i* believed the young women
and old tradition is dying wu|j| them, were en route to Oklahoma with the
Of late years the yo\^m gener- machine.
ation has been going off To surround- i _________
ing rancheSyto work for white men. j
The pi csent/populatkm is given as j
six htindiVd but that includes alii
1 the Aroma Indians who come back j
: to the parent city only for brief
MAN HELD WHO
TO BE PROPOSED
Washington, March 14. - The
ish amounting to $125 was! special army board investigating
n from the cash box near theitaHe8 of military prisoners indi-
eontaining the diamonds. A bated Thursday in a preliminary re-
port that it would recommend
reported that it w.h
San Antonio, Texas, March 14.—•
W II. Clark, charged with abandon-
ment of his common law wife and
seven nu>nths-old child, has been ad-
judged guilty by a jury in Bexar
founts* criminal court and punish-
ment assessed at six months in jail
and a fine of $1,000.
In charging the jury, Judge Kel-
son Lytle declared that common law
marriage is recognized us binding
by the laws of Texas, and, if th**
defendant has recognized the wom-
an as hi- wife and introduced her as
such that she was hi? common
upon their return
tlu* rubbery was
two ca»es of meaxles, his wife
[langhter both being confined to
gms with the malady,
|W. Moore wan here from Bra-
today and reported the oat
safe and health good out in
Troboy Route 7 ha.* just
|ht a new brooder for 500 chicks.
-.1 of small bracelet* was
putted missing from there. I clemency for
' Fntrance to the building was] The hoard
t lined by breaking the hasp on ! “inijtressed in numerous eases. r
i rear door of the building, lie- * pecially those of first olfyuiiiet
' tivi's. were told. 1 lie store had | with the fact that the men Im ] _____
been left partly lighted while the* learned their lessons and further! For fancy ilresamaking and deiign-
"O'kera were out for supper, an.I j confinement would not improve iu(r -e, Mrs. Stanley at her home,
| f heir condition.’’ j t", j New Jefferson street, or phone
| The report was signed by Majors ,421. (d-10-6t)
I James H. Stansfieltl and Frank K.
, it os*. Of the 585 eases investtga'. 1
led. eighty are confined at Atlanta;!
imii/i fmj n ifTI P* 145 at Leavenworth and ten at '
I WO IN BA I I Lt »«V New York. j
I Another hoard of officers'will be 1
j convened soon the investigate the I
Bristow, Okln., March 14.—A. C*. j rasa, 0f those nt McNeil Island,!
Washington, and Alcatras Island,
N<i names were contained in the
GIRL, 19, SAYS
WE NEED A COUNTY HOSPITAL
ShM Repairing JUa|J
mk 1*06^ ,fe*iv.
lf»» * —216 MAIN STREET
14.—A. C. j
Ezra, fifty years old. und id
oineteon-year-old daughter, were
held for investigation here Thurs
day in oonection with the slaying of
l^*e Snyder, twenty-eight, and his
brother, Orris, twenty-two, during
an altercation near here late Wed-
The two men were fatally shot by
I lers returned from Mahoney last j ’he girl after Ezra had attacked
night at ten o'clock, after being j’hem Hth a club, according to wit-
stuck In the ntud aeveral times, j
The doctor reports two cases ofj
smallpox out there, but both are
in families where the disease has
been some time and no fears are
entertained of the smallpox spread-
ing. J i.
jAJPSI,. ■ • W
ii' - mm
Mrs. John D. Ray is entertaining
the Friday Afternoon 42 club at her
home on College street
i nil r . o
Ezra denied the shooting and the
girl refused to mpfe? a statement.
36-inch Percale, fa*t
colors, 19c, at Stores
No. 2 and 3. Tittle &
Ml .fo-v* Jr
FOR TRADE—Dodge touring car,
A-l condition, for diamonds. Phono
178. 4 d-18-3t
WANTED —To do your plain sewing,
also your washing and ironing. A
widow with to small boys. Mr*.
I Beulah Finley, 242 Locus St. 18-8tp
Amarillo, Texas March 14.—Jus-
tice of the Peace H. K. Airheart
performed his 800th marriage cere-
mony here Tuesday night. Airheart
ia serving his third term in offiye
and had his goal at 800 marriages
He now ia ready for another exten-
sion of his record as “the marrying
OH, YES—I still run a serond-hand
store on South Davis street, ju*t
south of the City Hajl- A kid can
find it. A- L. Arnold. (d-12-4tp>
FOR SALE—Limited amount of full
blood White Wyandotte eggs at »1
per sitting, These eggs are guar-
anteed to he fn>m the very best Jay-
sion or ms recorn as me marrying in8 * ft
squire of the Panhandle..*: ^**1*!^
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Bagwell, J. S. The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 64, Ed. 1 Friday, March 14, 1924, newspaper, March 14, 1924; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth826473/m1/3/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society.