Mt. Pleasant Daily Times (Mount Pleasant, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 142, Ed. 1 Friday, September 3, 1937 Page: 2 of 4
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The Doily Times Bos the Largest ML pleasant Circulation of Any Newspaper
Friday Evening, September 3, 1937
fh 41. PLEASANT DAILY TIMES .-»
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HUGH GC. WC*ST*^
Entered as second class mail matter at
He Post Office at Mt. '.‘tT
•Oder the Act of Conttress, March 3, 1879.
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ular advertising rates.
By MARVIN JONES
Member of Congress from Tex.
By Carrier 40c per month
By Mail, $2.50 per year in Titus and
adjoining counties; elsewhere.
A plan which he believes would
enable industry to absorb 4,000,-
000 more workers in two years,
and take practically all the unem-
played off the relief rolls was
broached by Ernest Draper, as-
sistant secretary of commerce in
addressing an industrial relations
conference. He proposed that na-
tional business associations, work-
ing through State and local as-
sociations and chambers of com-
merce, find work for those who
so far have not been able to
Business and industry already
have absorbed the vast majority
of unemployed who are efficient,
except for the small number who
are temporarily out of work, and
this type of unemployment will
exist even in boom times. On
the other hand, there are some
workers who are not efficient
and aren’t wanted by employers.
This group goes long periods
without work, and most jobs
they secure are temporary. But
this group must live and support
families, and they can’t be al-
lowed to starve.
During the last five years, the
government has been taking care
The session of the Congress
which recently closed has en-
acted more major farm legisla-
tion than any other session of
Congress in the history of the
government. Among the more
important one are:
1. Extending the operation of
the present Soil Conservation
Act to 1942.
2. Agricultural Marketing
Agreement Act. This probably
affects more farm producers, in
value, than any other measure
that has been passed.
3. Farm Tenant Act.
4. Reduction of interest on
Land Bank Loans.
5. Perishable Agricultural
6. Great Plains Drought Act.
7. Farm Credit Act of 1937.
8. Crop Loans for 1937.
9. Cotton Classification.
10. Extension of Commodity
The agricultural production of
America is vast and far-reaching.
More than 200 different agri-
cultural commodities are pro-
duced in this country. The total
income from the sale of these
commodities is about $9,500,000,-
000 per year.
We are now endeavoring to
work out general farm legisla-
tion. It is difficult for this to be
done in a way that is fair to all
For instance, the Farm Bureau
presented a bill which on its
Professional Advertisements *
ROY L. BAKER
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Vacuum Cleaners and Electric
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r PLEASANT, TEX.
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Dr. J. B. Ferrell
Office 102—Phone—Res. vl
Optometrical Speeialist In Cor-
recting Errors of Refraction, and
$11 Muscle Conditions of the Eyes.
Office Over First National Bank
Mt. Pleasant, 1'ssas
Agan & Patterson
Loreco Gasoline, Koolmotor
Oil, Acme Tires and Tubes
Jefferson and Fifth Streets
South Jefferson Gulf
W. R. Presley, Prop.
Gas, Oils, Candies, Cold Drinks
S. Jefferson and E. Alabama
Washing and Greasing a Specialty
If your Battery needs Repairing
—we can do it.
Mt. Pleasant Battery
Day Phone 228 - Night Phone 408J
Cities Service and Loreco
A power wash and ride Improv-
ing Lubrication on your car $1.25
24 Hour Serviee Phone 10
Washing and Lubrication
Prompt, Courteous Service
North Jefferson & Sixth
nf unfortunates and now face sounds well, but in reality! . . .
of these unfortunates, and ^ ^ u untair to our ought rntpenl even the present
that the burden has dropped off
it would be much cheaper in the
long run for business and industry
to provide some kind of employ-
ment for these workers. Taking
them off the public payroll would
help solve a vexing political prob-
lem created by relief expendi-
tures. Business would got ^ome
direct benefits from their invest-
ment instead of the work being
of a public or semi-public nature.
The intermediate cost of govern-
ment overhead to administer re-
lief would be eliminated and taxes
would be lowered. All that is
needed is someone to come for-
ward with a workable plan for
putting this ideal machine in mo-
corn growers would receive
nearly as much in total payments
as would the producers of wheat,
cotton, rice and tobacco com-
bined. This hardly seems fair to
some of the Representatives from
these latter areas.
Contrary to some reports, the
President has not endorsed the
Farm Bureau bill.
These are just a few of the ob-
jections to that measure.
The Committee on Agriculture
is endeavoring to work out a
real farmers’ bill, taking the best
provisions of the Farm Bureau
bill and eliminating the objec-
tionable ones. We include an
ever-normal granary feature.
We also provide for a continua-
MRS. J. HUGH SMITH
Lee Grey of Commerce visited
Jodie Mills Tuesday and Wed-
Mrs. Oscar Mills and children
spent the week end at New Bos-
ton, where Rev. Mills conducted
a revival meeting.
Hugh Walker of Commerce
visited his sister, Mrs. Don Hin-
son Saturday night.
The young people of this com-
munity enjoyed a party at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Don Hinson
Mrs. Edd Fortenberry spent
the week end with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Elrod, at Naples.
Come to Sunday School at 10
o’clock next Sunday morning and
to winging at 8 o'clock Sunday
might. Wo need your presence,
School will begin at this place
Monday, September 13th. The
teachers for the year will be Mrs.
Ruby Redfeam, principal; Mrs.
Edith Adams, primary teacher.
We have several good farms
priced right. A. S. Mitchell Co.
Phone 233. tf
THIS DATE IN
NEWS of PAST
awptM hr Clark Kianalrd: Capyrlrht
\ Hr lataraatianal New* Barrie*
Friday, September 3
1783—Treaty of peace signed bfi
tween U. S. and Britain, ending
1894—First national Labor Day
lebration in U. S. was held.
97 — Dave Rubinoff, radio
)25—Airship Shenandoah was
ked in Noble county, Ohio.
-Santo Domingo hurricane
tion of the present soil conserva-
The President and the Direct- j tjon payments with increases,
ors of the Budget have indicated J an£j include surplus control fea-
that the most the farmers could tUres. Then, too, we have added
hope to have appropriated for
a farm program would be about
$500,000,000 per year. This would
mean if this bill were enacted
that farmers could not hope to
receive more than half the
amount they would be promised,
or 50c on the $1.00. I agree with
most of those who have studied
this question that any promise
made by the government should
be lived up to.
Another provision that would
have to be greatly changed in
order to be practicable is the pro-
vision in the Farm Bureau bill
for so-called production “con-
trol.” As a practical matter it is
no control at all. It provides an
allotment to farmers; then per-
mits the farmers to sell any
amount in excess which they pro-
duce, but requires the United I
States District Attorney to file
suit in the federal court for ap-
proximately $40.00 per bale on
cotton, 50c per bushel on wheat,
and 40c per bushel on com as a
penalty for the sale of the excess
In many parts of the Old South
where there is a high percent-
age of tenancy and about one-
half the farmers are colored,
and also in certain other sections
of the United States where there
a number of new features. These
1. A reduction in payment to
the larger farmers on a gradu-
ated scale so as to make larger
payments available for the small,
2. Provision for research lab-
oratories in each of the major
agricultural producing areas.
3. A provision authorizing the
Secretary of Agriculture to ap-
ply to the Interstate Commerce
Commission for reduction in
freight rates on farm products.
The President of the United
States has done much for the
farmers of America, and the
Committee is working out a
measure in harmony with his
views. It will be truly a farmers'
Speed Planes Are
Being Tuned Up to
Wing In Classic
greatest aviation classic ap-
On Friday, Sept. 3, the flag
will be raised over the races,
and four days of flying, enough
for the most speed-hungry fan,
will get underway.
Already planes are being tuned
here and throughout the country.
At Los Angeles the entrants in
the Bendix cross country derby
are putting the final touches on
ships and engines. Here the
smaller jobs, entered in other
races, and a few of the really
fast planes, entered in the famous
Thompson trophy race, are being
readied for their performances.
Itinerant parachute jumpers
and barnstorming pilots looking
for prize money are coming to
town, and the air race manage-
ment is working itself up to the
frantic stage always reached be-
fore the big show. When the
races actually start, everything
will run smoothly under the ex-
perienced leadership of the
Henderson brothers, Cliff and
Space has been allotted to
visiting places, and the three
Steve J. ,(Oshkosh) Wittman, the
ma?i who builds his own and
enters every event on the card.
An interesting entry in the
Bqpdix is Capt. Alexander Pa-
pana, of the Roumanian Royal
Flying forces. Capt. Papana will
fly a Bellanca, low wing ship
with a 12-cylinder Ranger en-
gine in the nose, and two Men-
asco sixes in the wings.
Also scheduled for Friday is
the Women’s 100-mile handicap
race, drawing such contestants
as Jacqueline Cochrane and Beryl
Markham, the English girl who
flew the Atlantic.
Saturday will see the first
Louis W. Greve speed dashes and
a 397 cubic inch feature race.
Sunday there will be the Thomp-
son qualifying races and more
Greve dashes, and Monday will
be featured by the Thompson
race, a 200-mile free-for-all
around a quadrangular course.
Every day will have parachute
jumping contests and stunt fly-
ing, as well as demonstrations by
the service planes.
Among the stunters recently
entered is Count Otto Hagenburg,
of Germany, whose specialty is
Covers for chairs,
Couches and room
suits. Furniture re-
screen, window and
We do particular work for par-
services, army, navy, and marine upsidedown flying. Hagenburg
i corps, have their sectors of the I
By GEORGE E. MOISE
InUrmtUMi Nm Service Stall
CLEVELAND, (INS)—The grass
is a high percentage of tenancy, • at the airport here is getting its
many feel that these suits could
not be collected and that there-
fore the “control” would break
final manicuring and concession-
aires are moving into the enlarg-
ed national air race stands as
down. If this should happen, it • the opening date of the country’s
field marked off.
Pylons have been erected for
the Thompson and other closed
course events. Press reservations
have been made, and all officials
In short, everything has been
done that can be done, so that
nothing will be unready or in
bad order when the first race
plane takes off from the enlarged
Highlight of the first day, of
course, is the arrival of the Ben-
dix Derby planes from Los
Angeles. Total prize money of
$25,000 has been offered in this
event, attracting such noted pilots
as Dick Merrill, who will fly a
Lockheed Electra, Roscoe Turner,
in a Brown special, Frank Fuller,
in a Seversky mystery ship and
actually flys his ship upside down
less than 10 feet from the grass.
I Br MISS VERA HODGE 1
Mrs. Edwin Armstrong of Dal-
las is visiting her mother, Mrs.
Floyd, this week*
Mrs. Ollie Robertson and dau-
ghters, Ollene and Doris, of Tyler
are visiting relatives in this com-
munity this week.
Mrs. Henry Green and sonft,
Orville and Ketmit, of Kilgore
are visiting in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. R. R. Hodge and fam-
Mrs. Earl Brenis and children
of Tyler visited relatives here
FRANK OUSLEY, Owner
North Jefferson St.
Most Complete Washing and
"Service With a Smile”
We will make one enlargement
free from each roll of films de*
veloped at our studios.
Highway 1, West of Tow
Southeast Corner Square
Unconditional for 3 to 18 months
P. A. WILLIAMS, Prop.
Free Road Service—-Phone 222
IF YOUR RADIO IS SICK
A. M. GADDIS
COKER ELECTRIC SHOP
A general line of new and used
parts for all make cars.
We pay top prices for old au-
tomobiles, radiators and
North Mt. Pleasant
Wright & Simpson
National Tires, unconditionally
Road Runner Anti-Knock
Southland Batteries and Tubes
and other Accessories
Out in Los Angeles a cow was
crowned queen of a festival—pre-
sumably a dairy show. But Bossie
didn't get her picture in all the
papers without any clothes worth
Bargains in residence lots. Call
A. S. Mitchell Co., Phone 233 tf
Radio and Refrigeration ServicD
Comfort Gmling by Attic
PHONE 490 and 9$
MT. PLEA SANT, TEXAS
New and modern machine and
equippment. Work done at reas-*
enable prices. 4
New Tonsor Shop
EXPERT BARBER SERVICE
New Equipment, Comfortable
lounging chairs. Tub and shower
FRANK J. BERNARD. Manager
Have 25 good bargains. Will
trade for cows and hogs.
Genuine Singer Piets, Needles,
Oil, Belts, Repair any makes.
All work guaranteed. Come to
see me at Charley Driggers*
J. H. BROOKS
Telephone No. 425
West First 8treet
Most complete washing and greas-
ing. Power washer, ’•gun end
vacuum cleaner—Phone 184.
“We Get the Yob Done.”
R. H. MEADOWS
You will find’a complete line Of
Hardware and Household Needs.
ChfaU Ware and Crystal Ware
Pricee ere always Bight
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