The Lampasas Leader (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 42, No. 52, Ed. 1 Friday, October 17, 1930 Page: 2 of 8
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The Lampasas Leader
Published Every Friday >
X. 9. Abney Herbert Abney
J. H. ABNEY & SON
Owners and Publishers
■Entered at the postoffice at Lampasas,
as second class mail matter.
12 months ...
& months ........
f months •
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?For Tax Assessor
JOHN B. DAVIS. 4 -■
For County Attorney:
J. J. BYRNE.
For Commissioner, Precinct 2:
LEWIS P. CARLILE 1
SiCor Commissioner, Precinct) 4:
ARTHUR M. REYNOLDS.
Far Sheriff and Tax Collector
A. R. HARVEY.
Fort County Treasurer:
MISS ANNIE BROWNING
For Commissioner, Precinct 1:
For District Clerk: - ~
S. A- WORD. rfrfe
’For Representative 93rd District:
I. J. BURNS, of Brady.
For County Clerk
For County Judge
J. TOM HIGGINS
Fort Worth Lady Eagerly Praises
New Medicine That Brought Quick
13 CARS OF PEANUTS
. Fredericksburg, Oct. 12.—Thirteen
ears of peanuts have been shipped
from Fredericksburg within the last
•two weeks. Four of these went to
Fort Worth, eight to Houston and
one to Dublin. They were shipped by
local merchants and commission men.
Besides the peanuts, two cars of oats,
two of calves and two of cattle have
left the local yards. The oats and
cattle went to San Antonio, the calves
to Fort Worth.
The best time to put out fruit trees
Is the last of November. Give me your
orders and don’t wait until mid-win-
ter wheR they are likely to get fro-
zen. They take some roots in the win-
ter, best to get them out early. See
me in office over First National Bank,
phone 11. Residence phone 188.—Dave
1ViK.cS. L.U U ICSili li&E
“My health was in a bad condition
for over a year,” said Mrs. Louise
Lee, 2922 South Main street, Fort
Worth. “I was very nervous and the
least noise upset me. I did not sleep
well at night. I had neuritis in my
shoulders and arms and often found
my housework more than I could do.
My stomach was weak and food fer-
mented causing heartburn and head-
aches. My kidneys were affected and
my back was stiff anl sore all the
“Konjola certainly gave me the sur-
prise of my life. By the time I had
finished the third bottle, my nervous
condition had been righted. Neuritis
pains and soreness have vanished and
there is not a trace of that ailment
now. My food digests perfectly and I
can eat anything I wish. My kidneys
are again normal.”
It is of just such endorsements as
this that the l-eeord of Konjola is
made up. It is recommended for ail-
ments of the stomach, liver, kidneys
and bowels, .and rheumatism, neuritis
Konjola is sold in Lampasas at
Mackey’s drug store, and by all the
best druggists in all towns through-
out this entire section. (w-adv.)
YOUTH FAINTS BUT
REVIVES TO WED
Mrs. John Donovan and sons moved
Monday from their home near the
Donovan Mill to the rent residece of
Ben Northington located at the cor-
ner of Walnut and Second streets.
Mvmger Lewis, who has spent the
gaast several days here in the home of
bis parents, left Tuesday morning for
Childress. Mr. Lewis is secretary of
tlie Childress Retail Merchants As-
STATEMENT ,of the ownership,
management, etc., required by the
act of August 24, 1912, of The Lam-
pasas Leader, published Weekly at
Lampasas, Texas, for October 1, 1930.
Editors, J. H. Abney and H. J. Abney.
Managing Editor, J. H. Abney.
Business Manager, J. H. Abney.
Publishers, J. H. Abney & Son.
Owners: J. H. Abney & Son.
'Known bondholders, mortgagees and
#ther security holders, holding 1 per
ceerut or more of total amount of bonds,
■mortgages or other securities: None.
J. H. Abney, Manager.
Sworn to and subscribed before me
this 14th day of October, 1930.
W. B. Abney, Notary Public.
Lampasas County, Texas.
Jvly commission expires June 30, 1931.
ALTUS, Okla., Oct. 12.—Tommy V.
Cadle of Vernon, Texas, whose age
may be the 23 years estimaetd by
himself or 18 years, stated by officials
at Quanah, Texas, fainted and fell on
the Jackson County court clerk’s floor
today after he obtained a license to
wed Romie Gene Henry of Talbert,
Texas, deposed by Cadle to be 19, but
said by the Texas'authorities to be 16.
Cadle soon revived, however, was
married and whisked his bride away
before the Jackson County sheriff
could comply with the request of the
Quanah official to intercept the couple.
They were an object of search tonight.
We join with in
Frier to Closing of Fiscal Year October
We ARE overstocked on some types and sizes of tires and
tubes, also accessories—we want to clear our shelves and racks and get
ready for the renewal of our franchise with Firestone*
We HAVE marked down prices to the very bottom. Every 'j
tire is a most unusual bargain because every tire is made by Firestone
and bears the Firestone name for your protection* r :
k pf -f
^ NEVER before has Firestone quality been available for so ^
little cost. Practically every tire is new—fresh from the Firestone Factory* .
During this pre-inventory sale, we will give you a special
allowance for your old tires in trade for new, safe Firestone tires* Come
0$ in today and find out how little it costs to equip your car with these
sturdy, dependable, non-skid Firestone Tires*
The PRICE of rubber and cotton is low—Firestone quality
is the highest it has ever been and at these greatly reduced prices you j
will want to replace your worn tkes at once and have your car £
equipped for the wet, slippery weather of fall and winter. ^
Come in while we have your size at these unusual bargains , *
Lampasas Auto <<L
If Getting Up Nights, Backache,
' 1 requent day calls, Leg Pains, Nerv-
°i* or burning, due to function-
al Bladder Irritation, in acid condi-
tions, makes you feel tired, depressed
and discouraged, try the Cystex Test.
Works fast, starts circulating thru
tha system in 15 minutes. Praised by
thousands for rapid and positive ac-
rtlon. Don’t give up. Try Cystex (pro-
nounced Siss-tex) today, under the
Iron-Clad1 Guarantee. Must quickly
allay these conditions, improve xest-
fnl sleep and energy, or money back.
Only 60c at
DION DRUG STORE. (d-w)
DR. C. H. FAIRES
^Special Attention Given Plate an!
■OHBee ever Ifaekey 41 Ransom's Drag
Hwo, Lamfaaaa, Tuna,
THE STATE OF TEXAS,
County of Lampasas:
Notice is hereby given that by vir-
tue of a certain order of sale issued
out of the Honorable District Court
of Lampasas County, on the 1st day
of October 1930, by the Clerk of said
Court for the sum of Seven Hundred
Eighty-Two and 29-100 Dollars and
costs of suit under a judgment, in
favor of Plaintiff in a certain cause
in said Court, No. 4135 and styled
H. A. McCrea vs. Mrs. J. P. McBeth
et al, placed in my hands for service,
I. W. M. Faubion as Sheriff of Lam-
pasas County, Texas, did on the 3rd
day of October 1930, levy on certain
real estate, situated in Lampasas
County, Texas, described as follows,
All that certain tract or parcel of
land in Lampasas County, Texas, be-
ing outlot No. Eleven (11) of the L.
H. W. Johnson Survey according to
the plat thereof, recorded in Vol. W,
page 109, Deed Records of Lampasas
County, Texas, containing 25.38 acres
of land with all improvements and
levied upon as the property of Mrs.
J. P. McBeth, J. R. McBeth and B. F.
McBeth. And that' on the first Tues-
day in November 1930, the same be-
ing the 4th day of said month, at the
Court House door of Lampasas Coun-
ty, in the town of Lampasas, Texas,
between the hours of 10 a. m. and 4
p. m., by virtue of said levy and said
order of sale I will sell said above
described Real Estate at public ven-
due, for cash, to the highest bidder,
as the property of said Mrs. J. P.
McBeth, J. R. McBeth and B. F. Mc-
And in compliance with law, I give
this notce by publication, in the Eng-
lish language, once a week for three
consecutive weeks immediately pre-
ceding said day of sale, in the Lam-
pasas Leader, a newspaper published
in Lampasas County.
Witness my hand, this 3rd day of
W. M. FAUBION, Sheriff,
(w-1) Lampasas, County, Texas.
AWARDS MADE MONDAY
Monday morning at the chapel hour,
Fire Chief Frank Baker made awards
in the high school and grammar
school to students who received prizes
for the best posters and essays writ-
ten during Fire Prevention Week
which has just been brought to a
close. The awards were made pos-
sible through the courtesy of the Lam-
pasas Fire Department and the mer-
chants of the city. The following
awards were made:
Poster Awards in High School.
First prize—Marvin Diclcason; Sec-
ond, Eva Louise Young; Third, Nor-
Poster Awards in Grammar School.
First prize—Edith Napier; Second,
Genevie Miller; Third, Katherine
Essay Awards in High School.
First prize—Odell Manning; Sec-
ond, Doris Sewell; Third, Jewell Dean
Essay Awards in Grammar School.
First prize—Maurine Greeson; Sec-
ond, Margaret Wooten; Third, Billie
The first prizes in all divisions
were $2.50 in cash ;the second prizes,
$2.50 in merchandise at various stores
and the third prizes were $1.50 in mer-
chandise at various stores. The cash
awards were donations from mer-
chants. Mr. Baker in behalf of the fire
department wishes to thank the mer-
chants for their co-operation which
made it possible for fire prevention
week to be observed in this manner.
In addition to making the awards
to the students, Mr. Baker made a
splendid talk on fire prevention, point-
ing out the extravagance of fii’es
which is almost ^always due to negli-
gence. He also incorporated in his
talk a fine lesson on character build-
THE BULK OF TAXES
(From the Booster, St. Louis, Mo.)
An organization of . independent
merchnats of Fort Wayne, Ind., has
TO PUNISH RACKETEERS
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 13.—A
paper written by George W. Wicker-
sham, chairman of the National Com
bear the traveling expenses of its
Dr. James E. Clark of Nashville,
Tenn., editor of the Presbyterian Ad-
vance, spoke last night on Christian
education. Dr. Floyd Poe of Dallas,
new moderator and chairman of the
board of Christian education, presid- Y
NOTICE TO CITIZENS
Lampasas Weekly Leader I year $1.30
been delving into the tax records of! mission on Law Observance and En-
that city and has brought some start- forcement, and read in his absence be-
ling figures to light. These figures fore the American Prison Association
were presented recently in a page ad- convention here Sunday night, sug-
vertisement in the Fort Wayne papers, gested that a careful inquiry be made
followed by a broadcast over station into the merits of flogging as a pun-
WOWO in the evening. As showing ishment to combat banditry and
the interest being taken in the ques- racketeering. . A, T _
tion, telegrams were received from 36 | The paper was read bv E. R. Cass, i • A ^mpasas l j ounci meet-
states from 9 p. m. when the broad-; New York, general secretary of the ? ? 13, f‘ he ,“ 0''/ms
casting started until 1 a. m. j association. ,resolut.on was passed by the City
The figures were taken from the j In a discussion of the various forms
records at the Courthouse and show j of punishment used to combat crime,
that 83 independently owned grocery, Mr. Wickersham wrote:
merchants paid a total of $54,000 more j “In England, and in Canada, flog-
taxes than the same number of chain - ging by birch or by ‘the cat’ also is
stores. The exact fig"ures were as fol- inflicted. I know of only one State—
lows: Deleware—in the United States where
83 chain stores and two i the whip is used. A careful inquiry
warehouses paid ....................$ 3,000' into the results of flogging as a puli- f "2R said com-
83 independent grocers and ishment for certain offenses and a If,1""1* ^ on
57,000 prevention of further wrongdoing may j such pros6cutiolls u^n all delta"
independents paid more, ^ | ™lfo^TtaV£ j ^
These taxes were paid in Allen | against banditry and racketeers. As ,, U lon was unanimous y Pas
County in 1928, and were carefully a detei’rent to others, flogging would
selected from the independent grocer; seem to present great advantages,
jnxerchants and ijrom foreign-owned. but it would be unsafe to assume that
chain store records at the Courthouse j as a fact without inquiring into the
and present a disparity that -must have subsequent career of the flogged of-
fenders as well as into the general
“That the City Attorney be and he
is hereby authorized to have the City
Marshal file complaints and to prose-
cute all persons who are now violat-
ing the Sewerage Ordinance by re-
fusing to connect with the City Sewer-
age System under the provisions of the
Ordinance now in force: that said corn-
two whole houses
caused the taxpayers of the territory
to sit up and take notice.
This kind of advertising has increas-
ed very much in the past twelve
months, especially in Ohio, where a
number of advertisements have ap-
peared in local papers in various parts
of the state, showing the disparity
in taxes paid by the home merchants
and the foreign chain stores.—Pub-
lished by Request.
The city some time ago passed an
ordinance requiring all owners of res-
idences or business houses, within
200 feet of sewer pipe line, to con-
nect the property to the sewer line.
~ , . „ Immediately several made the con-
effect upon the volume of. crimes of _ .
., . . , „ nection, some were slow about con-
the character thus punished.” ,^1, .
necting, others paid no attention to
the matter. Did you ever read in the
old “blue back speller” where the far-
mer got tired throwing turfts of grass
at the boys up in his apple trees and
said, “if turfts of grass will not cause
you to come down, I will see what
virture- there is in stones.” The pa-
tience of the council is about exhaus-
ted, so in order to save trouble and,
expense g«4 busy in making the sewer
PICKS FORT WORTH
FOR NEXT MEETING
SEYMOUR, Oct. 13.—The Texas
Synod of the Presbyterian Church,
United States of America, adjourned
today, to meet next year inFort
Lampasas County Commissioners j Worth,
met Monday at the court house fori Rev. Davis Reese Jones of Borgerj ex^>ent’e
their regular monthly session. No . reported on the presbyterial records, J connec^lon-
special matters ypere brought before and it was voted .unanimously that i ^
the court. - j hereafter each presbytery should Lampasas Weekly Leader I year $i3i
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