The Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 64, Ed. 1 Friday, March 14, 1924 Page: 4 of 4
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A big shipment of Tailor-Made Mis-Fit
(By Associated rress)
Pallas, Texas, Murch 14.—The
past week saw some outstanding
events in the campaign of evejy one
of the candidates for the Democratic
nomination for Governor of Texas.
The week was replete with political
i, o\ es and the series of occurences,
following each other in rapid order,
lmd a direct hearing on the cam-
paigns of the most of the candidates.
The Karmer-Labor politicaal con-
ference set off the first shot with
indorsement of Lieutenant Governor
! T. W. Davidson as the candidate of
Come in and see these splendid values,
MORGAN & MOORE
Cleaning, Pressing, Alterations
Cup. Saucer and
Safety Pins and Dress Pins,
packages____ ________ 1 Ctc
2 for .
15c, 25c and 35c
150 pieces of 50c
Stowers and Pans to
close out at 25c each.
Nice Aluminum Cups.
2 for _Jr.--------- 15c
Large size Mavis Powder
Dr. Peters Talcum
Powder Puffs, 2 for____15c
Hurry. Don't wait. We
beat all in prices.
Ladies’ Silk Hose, all new
Better grade -- 98c and $1.45
Hoffman House Gob-
lets, 8 oz.--------78c
Syrup Pitchers __ 24c
Large Lamp, No. 2, 32
oz. Only_______ 70c
Many specials all over
the house. Don't wait.
TO BE COMPILED
the Farm Labor party. The confer.
1 nice was held here the first two
i days of the week. Mr. Davidson’s in-
dorsement came after two days of 'KSUtl h !>r' ^ A * *
— _ 24c
25c and 45c
Women’s every day
2 pair for___________
Ladies, we will close
out every Hat frame in
our house Saturday
Positively these prices
are from 9:30 until
4:30. Come early'.
hectic debate in which several other
candidates came in for discussion.
Mr. Davidson's indorsement by the |
conference resulted in the undivided j
support of the farmer delegates, j
The conference also furnished the I
outstanding occurrence in the cam- '
paign of Former Governor James K.
Ferguson. It was during discussion j
of the various candidates that a let-
ter from Mr. Ferguson was read in
which he informed the conference
that he did not care for the indorse-
ment and requested that his name
| not be considered. Mr. Ferguson
| gave as his chief reason that the
! conference had “openly indorsed
j three members of the Ku klux Klan,
and that he did not caare to have
I the support of an organization that
indorsed klan candidates. His name,
j which had already been pot up, was
! withdrawn without debate.
It was during the conference that
| H L. Darwin, state senator
! Paris and candidate fo
(Hu Associated Preset
Austin, Texas, March 14. -The
Legends of Texas, a volume to be
j Lore society, is now being printed
j bv the University of Texas Press,
j prof. J. Frank Dobie, for several
years secretary of the Texas Folk-
, Lore society and until recently a
member of the English faculty of
the University of Texas, is editor of
i the collectU>u, From Stillwater.
: Oklahoma, where he is head of the
j English department of the Okla-
I homa A. & M. college, Prof. Dobie
j has issued the following communica-
tion regarding the volume.
“There will be more than ‘250
! printed pages of legends—ail of them
Texan- ranging in length from a
j brief paragraph to twelve or fifteen
! pages. These legends represent
Texas geopraphically from the Cana-
dian river in the Panhandle and Old
.Spanish Fort on Red river, to Roma
1 n the Rio Oramle; from Lost Sub-
iett Mine in the (iaudalupe Moun-
tains against New Mexico to La-
rii ?<!*’- loot in the Neohen on the east
fioTn xh« r. are more than 125 legend',
‘ME TOO/ says
COTTON FARMER |
IN NEW Bl
Washington, March 14.—1
Norbeek-Burtness bill, first of
special farm relief measures to I
taken up at this session of congri
was defeated ui the senate Thlf
day by a vote of :t2 to 41.
Iri the final vote, which came
er more than a week of debate,!
Democrats and 18 Republicans wl
recorded against the bill, and'
Republicans, 10 Democrats and
Farmer-Labor senators for it
The measure which would 1
appropriated $50,000,000 to helj
nance diversification of crops in
wheat belt was attacked repeat
during the debate as class leg
Refute the final vote, Soutfl
senators made an ineffectual efl
to incorporate a provision that w|
give similar relief to cotton
All Women’s Cotton and Wool
Hose, close out at Half price.
Don’t Wait! Come early
Saturday. There is no time to
lose when you can buy your
hose at such low prices.
.representing nearlv seventy-five
refused to withdraw from the race, j l0unUps Va.ious legends, like
Thy conference voted to request him
to withdraw and become a candidate
for lieutenant governor and receive
Crockett, March 14.—One of the
most unique organizations in Kast
Texas has just been perfected in this
city, and is known as the “Girls of
70," purely social in its- purpose,
and only women over 70 are eligible
The first meeting was with Mrs.
J. S Wooters and Mrs. T. D. Crad-
dock, in honor of their mother,
whose ninetieth birthday occurred
March 2. The following officers
Mrs. S. M. Lundy, president; Mrs.
F. J. Arledge, first vice-president;
Mrs. B. E Hail, second vice-presi-
d ■’t; Mrs. John Spence, secretary;
Mrs. J. S. Woottcrs, chairman of en-
Meetings of the club will be held
quarterly. Among the older mem-
bers are Mrs. Evangeline Craddock,
90; Mrs. M E. Lipscomb, 91; Mrs.
V. J. Frymier, 88.
r. • •
FOR YEAR 1923
Washington, March 14.—Full pay-
ments must be made on income tax
installments due Saturday, the
house failing Thursday to take any
action on the proposed resolution to
make effective immediately the
proposed 25 per cent cut on income
taxes payable this year.
The prevision for the 25 per cent
cut ia in the revenue bill, already
passed by the house, and if unacted
into law the reduction can be made
on later installments. Refunds will
be then given for excess amounts
paid on this installment.
its indorsement. Mr Darwin flatly
refused to do so, at the same time
declaring that ht* was in the gover-
nor's race to win.
While the conference was in *<**-
sion Lynch Davidson mustered his
forces in Dallas and organized for
his campaign. His leading support-
ers from all, over the state were pre-
I those of “The Pacing White
i Stallion,“ “The Texas Hluehonm t,”
and “The Mysterious Woman in
Flue” are so widespread in setting
;that they pertain to no particular
j county.—ot)ly to Texas.
“The legends of the volume have !
been divided into six groups: j
I < gends of Buried Treasure and
TO KILL DOGS
Drumright, Oklu., March
7 hit teen dogs are too many
for a family iri moderate cirl
stances which has six childrel
So decided Mrs. J, J. IjitJ
Greek county humane agent,
visiting such a family here, anfl
Lost Mines; Legends of the Super- promptly ordered the dogs pul
natural; Legends of Lovers; Dirate
Legends; Legendary Origins of Tex-
sent and his campaign was outlined. Flowers, Names and Streams; and
There came word from Austin j Miscellaneous Legends.
Tampa, Fla., March 14.-
stamped him to death with
This was the unemotional state-
ment made yesterday by Eva Win-
chester, 18-year-old daughter of the
dead ’"an. j (• Winchester, 65 years
old, formerly of Gastonia, N. C. His
body was found Thursday morning
at the home in Sefner, a village ten
miles east of here.
The girl implicated her mother in
the statement in which she said she
was ordered to kill her father by
her mother. Both are in the county
jail here, charged with murder.
A story of membership of the
family in a religious sect was told
by the girl. She said her father had
suffered two strokes of paralysis
recently. She, her mother, and fath-
er visited a gathering of the sect at
St. Petersburg, last Sunday and re-
turned home Thursday night.
The father, according to1 the girl,
was so benefited by attending the
meeting that the mother felt an of-
fering should be given the Lord for
the benefiaction. The killing of the
father was decided upon as the of-
fering, she told the sheriff
The aged man was led 150 yards
from the home, killed and the body
dragged back to the house and left
lying upon a doorstep, where it was
found later by authorities.
This morning the two women
walked three miles west to Mango
from their home and calmly told
a school teacher of their act. He
went and notified Sheriff Spencer
here, who went to the scene, recov-
ered the body and placed the women
A Royal Cut-up. It isn’t all com-
edy. The aumbers by the choral
club will prove a source of informa-
Austin, Texas, March 14.—A mis-
take made in the transmission of a
telegram directed to I). F. Strick-
land of Mission, a witness who had
been summoned by the defense in
the case of G. A. Guerra, Starr
county tax collector, tried in Aus-
tin this week, gave Mr. Strickland
Mr. Strickland, detained by busi-
ness at home, had telegraphed re-
quest that he be excused. Mr Guer-
ra's attorneys filed the following
telegram in reply: “You will he ex-
cused if you are not here." When
Mr. Strickland received the tele-
gram this is the way it read: “You
will he executed if you are not
Mr. Strckland was en route to
Austin five minutes after receipt of
COURT RULES WIFE
CAN DRINK BALLS
Jersey City, March 14.--A wifj
has u perfect right to take a cock-
tail or highball now and then, even
in these prohibition day), and a
husband cannot expect to obtain a
divorce on such grounds, according
to a ruling of Vice Chancellor Vivi-
an M. Lewis of the court of chan-
cery The ruling followed an appli-
cation for divorce on grounds of
cruelty, filed by Julius Stern, a
wealthy New York importer. The
defendant is Mrs. Irene Stern.
The vice-chancellor expressed the
opinion that Mrs. Stern is entitled
to a decree on a counter-charge of
desertion. Stern alleged his wife's
drinking led to her confinement in
a New York sanitarium, but she as-
serted she had gone there because
of a nervous breakdown.
SPORTING GOODS TIME IS HERE
I We have baseballs, bats, gloves, masks, tennis balls,
racketts and all kinds! of fishing goods.
THE MAIN DRUG STORE
AND WE WANT YOU TO FEEL THAT WAY
Men’s Suits, Shoes,
Shirts, Union Suits and
Hats. You can buy
them cheaper from Tit-
tle & Hurley, Stores
No. 2 Mid 3.
..................... i *fe •
Deckman and Jack Bridge who
that W. E. Dope, representative
from Corpus Christ!, was in Austin
digging up information about the
state railroad, running fronts Dales-
tine to Rusk,/of which Lynch Dkvjd-
son was the chief factor in its re-
habilitation. It was said Mr. Pope
was looking for some special infor-
mation about the road. The road was
repaired in 1921 and 1922 under
the supervision of a legislative com-
mittee of which Lynch Davidson, as
lieutenant governor, was chairman.
The road is now said to be on a pay-
The week saw the starting of
Felix D. Robertson's active speaking
campaign. After opening his cam-
paign at Waco during the preceding
week, Mr. Robertson dived into a
speaking trip that has carried him
through many North Texas counties.
Mr. Robertson's place as district
judge in Dallas is being Tilled by a
special Judge during his absence in
State Senator Joe Burkett of
Eastland was forced to discontinue
his campaign by sickness. Reports
from his home said that he was suf-
fering from an attack of influenza
which struck hint in the midst of u
short speaking trip in West Texas.
Adjutant General Barton has
been forced to curb his campaign re-
cently by official duties that requir-
ed his attention. An outbreak at
Lufkin last week demanded that he
be there and on his return to Austin
other official duties demanded his
The week saw an active speaking
campaign started by V. A. Collins
of Dallas, formerly of Beaumont.
The lieutenant governor’s race
saw another candidate added to it
with indorsement by the Farm-
Labor conference of Barry Miller,
Dallas attorney. Mr. Miller had not
announced hiB candidacy but did so
at the conference after his indorse
ment. The other candidates for this
office arc I. W. Culp of Temple, W.
C. Edwards of Denton and Wallace
Malone of Fort Worth.
An unexpected development was
the indorsement by the conference
of Fred W. Davie of Austin aa e can-
didate for United States senator to
oppose Senator Morris Sheppard.
It was also said the indorsement
was to put up “one more bar"
against the possible candidacy of
Governor Neff, which has bean
rumored at various times.
“Forty contributors, many of
them well known for their work in
Texas history, literature, and edu-
cation, have contributed to the
volume. The collection has been
edited against the background of
Texas history. Many of the legends
date bark to the Spanish occupation
of Texas of the eighteenth century;
some of them claim origin among
Austin’s colonists. Only those
legends, with few exceptions, have
been included that now have, or
have hud, circulation among the
English speaking Caucasians of the
“Many collections of the legends
of American Indians have been
made, and there are various col-
lections of negro folk tab's of the
United States. But with the excep-
tion of a collection of New English
legends, derived mostly from literary
sources, this is the only sections!
collection of its kind ever issued in
the United States. In a surprising
way it reflects the temperament of
Texas outside of the cities as per-
haps no novel or work of history has
ever done. Priest and pioneer;
cowboy and ranger; farmer and
fisherman; lawyer and Indian
chief; Sam Bass, Bowie, Snively, La
Salle, Santa Anna and Lafitte;
hanker, miner, buffalo hu iter, and
professional treasure-seeker — all
move through the legends."
Men’s Work Shoes,
$1.95 at Tittle & Hur-
ley’s, Stores No. 2
death. According to Mrs. LJ
not only did the dogs sprawl bl
the fireplace, Crowding the chi
away, but the latter were J®
clad and nourished while tm|
appeared well fed and cared'
"1 ordered the dogs kilieyi
effort to concentrate the/pa
attention on their children,”
Latham said. “Thirteen in th
stance proved unlucky—for |
NOTICE OF APPLICATION
DISCHARGE OF GUARDlJ
THE STATE OF TEXAS,
County of Hopkins.
To the Sheriff or Any Con
Hopkins County, Texas, Gre|
P. E. Cates, guardian of
tate of the minor, Eugene
having filed in our County
his final account of condit
the estate of said minor,
Cates, together with an app
to be discharged from
You are hereby command
summon the said Eugene Calj
to be found in your county, ]
and appear at the next
term of County Court, to
in and for the County of Ha
at the Court House thereof, i|
phur Springs, on the first
in April, A. 1). ll»24, and
said account, if he sec proper!
so, at said Airil term, A. D. 11
Witness my hand and seal, f
fice in Sulphur Springs,
day of March, 1924.
RUSSELL M. CHAM
County Clerk of J
By Geo. Harries, Deputy.
Just received —
shipment of Voiles,,
ted Swiss, Linen Baj
Weaves. Tittle & |
ley, Stores No. 2
The Harris Shoe Co.
Will be open until 8 p. m,
$10,000 Dissolution Sal
March 14th to 22nd
WE NEED A COUNTY HOSPITAL
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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/m1/4/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society.