The Lampasas Daily Leader (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 30, No. 178, Ed. 1 Monday, October 2, 1933 Page: 1 of 4
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The Lampasas Daily Leader
LAMPASAS, TEXAS, OCTOBER 2, 1933.
IS STILL GOING FULL BLAST
Hundreds of people have^taken advantage of
the sensational bargains being offered at this great
sale. Select your Fall needs from our large stock
of merchandise which we bought before prices
advanced and are offering to you at real savings.
Buy Mow arid Save
BECAUSE THE NEXT ORDER OF MERCHAN-
DISE WE RECEIVE WILL BE HIGHER PRICED.
* THE PEOPLE WHO SELL IT EOS LESS*
LAMPASAS DEFEATS UNI-
YERSITY OF TEXAS IN
THRILLING POLO GAME
WELDON CLOUD MARRIED SUN-
DAY TO LOCKHART GIRL
ATTEND POLO GAME
Among the people who attended
the polo game in Austin Sunday
were; Mr. and Mvs. A. W. Bales and
son, Billy, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Clark
and children, Mrs. B. C. Greeson and
son, Vonceil, Mrs. W. C. Gillen and
children, Elza Smith, Mrs. Othel
Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Mallie Ross and
children, J. D. O’Neal and Romans
RAGS WANTED—We will pay 5c
per pound for clean cotton rags
brought to The Leader office (dtf)
OVER INCH OF RAINFALL
In the notice of the W. M. U.
quarterly meeting to be held October
3rd the hour of meeting should have
read 10:30 a. m. instead of 3:00 p. m.
Lunch will be served and the fam-
ilies of the members are cordially in-
vited to be their guests at the church
at the noon hour.
Lampasas received 1.14 inches of
rainfall Sunday afternoon 'and night,
according to the gauge at Stokes
Bros. Bank. The rain seems to have
been a rather general one. Reports
have been received here that it rain-
ed all the way from Lampasas to
Austin and to Brady. A traveling
man reported that it rained in Brown-
wood but hadn’t rained any in Gold-
ihwaite. Marble Falls didn’t receive
any rain. Most of The territory
around Lampasas seems to have got-
ten a fairly good rain. The rain was
followed by a cool norther that
brought the temperature down ifo 70
degrees Monday morning.
The Lampasas Yellow Jackets met
Cook’s University team at 3:15 p. m.
Sunday at Longhorn field, Austin,
and defeated them by the score of 6
to 2. A fairly large crowd was in at-
tendance at the game.
The Cook boys were all primed to
beat the Lampasas team and seemed
to be very confident that they would.
However, the game hadn’t progress-
ed very far until they began loosing
that'confidence. They just couldn’t
match the excellent team work dis-
played by the Yellow Jackets. Every
man was working for the team and
not for the individual.
The first part of the game was
rather slow due to the fact that a
heavy shower fell on the grounds
about 45 minutes prior to the game.
The sun c^me out soon after the rain
but the field was rather sticky dur-
ing the first two chukkers.
The outstanding and most thrilling
play . of the game came in the last
chukker, when Doc Weir with two
well directed shots took the ball al-
most the whole length of the field to
place it directly in front of the goal
posts, a'nd little Charley Gillen was
right there to knock it through for
W. R. Patterson played the No. 1
position for the Yellow Jackets, W.
C. Gillen played No. 2 and made
three scores, Doc. Weir played No.
3 and scored once, Othel Smith was
No. 4 and scroed once, and Charley
James Gillen substituted in the third
and sixth chukker for Patterson ami
made one score.
That makes two wins and one loss
for Lampasas against the Univers-
ity team, and they still have another
game scheduled at Austin to be play-
L. S. FRAZER DIED
Miss Dorothy Motheral and Wel-
don Cloud were united in marriage
with the ring ceremony at 6:30
o’clock Sunday evening at the home
of the bride’s parents in Lockhart.
The Rev. Moore, pastor of the Chris-
tian Church in Lockhart, performed
the ceremony. The bride was given
in marriage by her father, R. B.
Motheral. Miss Lillian Motheral,
sister of the bride,-was the maid of
honor and Jim Hosea Bailey was best
The young couple left immediately
after the ceremony for a wedding
trip to Monterrey, Mexico. They will
be at home after October 5 at their
apartment in the home of Mrs. Ben
Mrs. Cloud is the charming daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Motheral
of Lockhart, long time residents of
Chldwell County. After finishing
high school at Lockhart, she attended
the State Teachers’ College at San
Marcos, and for the past three years
has been an employee of the' Statue iKELLY AND WIFE PLACED
Highway department in Austin. | IN OKLAHOMA CITY JAIL
Mr. Cloud is the son'of Mr. and Mrs. j --
Word was received here about noon
today stating that L. S. Frazer died
at 11:20 o’clock Monday morning at
the home of his son, Arthur Frazer,
in Corpus Christi. The body will be
brought, to Lampasas Tuesday and
funeral services will probably be con-
ducted Wednessday by the Masonic
Mr. Frazer was striken with pa-
ralysis Thursday morning, Septem-
ber 28. Due to his age, 87 years,
little hope was held out for his re-
covery after he suffered the stroke.
The Frazer-Morris funeral coach was
sent to Corpus Christi today to bring
the body back to Lampasas Tuesday.
J. L. Frazer, who went down
Thursday to be with his father, will
Final funeral arrangements havn’t
been made yet, but we will have more
Flowers—Elizabeth Townsen. (d)
Flowers—Elizabeth Townsen. (d)
Flowers—Elizabeth Townsen. (d)
C. P. ICoud of Lampasas. He is a de-
scendant of two of Central Texas
pioneer families, the Clouds and the
Dillinghams. Weldon came to Lam-
pasas with his parents in 1920, en-
tering school here in the primary
grade. He was an outstanding ath-
lete and student in the high school,
graduating in 1930. He spent one
year in Abilene Christian College,
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 1.—Un-
der machine gun muzzles, George
Kelly, hulking ex-bootlegger, stum-
bled from a bi-motoreil air trans-
port here today to face the definite
prospect of trial on capital charge;
for his alleged movements in the
Charles F. Urschel kidnaping.
Just after Kelly and his slender
wife, Kathryn, had been rushed in a
“Where Lampasas Is Entertained”
(Perfect Talking Pictures)
SHOWING LAST TIME TONIGHT
, Warner Bros. Hit with
OOUG. FAIRBANKS, Jr * PATRICIA ELLIS,
Here is the best picture young
Fairbanks has made. You’ll like it
even better than “The Life of Jimmy
Dolan.” See it!
MUSICAL MASTERS REEL
ROSKO CARTOON COMEDY
Show Starts 7:05 p. m.
Tomorrow and Wednesday
Lew Ayers in
“DON’T BET ON LOVE”
with Ginger Rogers, Shirley Grey
and a big supporting cast.
then attended the University of Tex- j motorcade of 10 cars from Municipal
W. M. S. MEETS TUESDAY
The Woman’s Missionary Society
of the Methodist church will meet
Tuesday afte’rnoon at 3:30 o’clock,^
with Mrs. J. R. Key.
Chickens and Eggs After the bible lesson is presented
We have nice fat bakers at 8c per j by Mrs. Key, the officers’ report for
pound. Colored fryers at 11c per: the quarter ending October 1st will
pound. Fresh yard eggs at 13c. per
dozen. Gillen’s Produce & Gin (d)
NEGRO ATTACKER OF
15 WOMEN TO HANG
be called for.
A short business session will be
conducted, followed by a talk by Mrs.
Bolding on “Our Missionary Dollar”.
Mrs. Carr of Indianapolis, will give
a talk on “China Today”.
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 1. — John Win- j A cordial invitation is extended to
ston Boyd, 32-year-old negro, who ] all the members of the church who
confessed criminal attacks on 15 . are interested in missions, to meet
white women since May, pleaded with the Auxiliary. xx
guilty in one case yesterday and was J __
sentenced to be hanged November 2.■ pjpjg'p ACTION AGAINST
The plea was entered before Cir- j PRICE MOVES BEGUN
cuit Judge Robert W. McElhinney • _
FORT WORTH, Oct. 1.—The Rev.
J, W. Cowan, 70, superannuated
Methodist minister, who in a con-
versation with a neighbor a few days
ago predicted “I will be taken sud-
denly,” collapsed this afternoon
while walking near his home here
and was dead when an ambulance ar-
rived with him at a hospital. Death
was attributed to a heart attack.
Born in Rome, Ga., Rev. Mr. Coav-
an came to Texas 27 years ago. His
first pastorate was at Cuero, where
he remained two years. At Lam-
pasas he was pastor two years and
presiding elder four. Other charges
he had were at Miles, Midland, Brady,
Grand Prairie, Gorman, De Leon,
Italy, Killeen, Frost and McGregor.
He came here three years ago from
j McGregor, and was in a Temple hos-
pital for a time. He was superan-
nuated after giving up the McGregor
as- for one year in preparation for
entrance to the .School of Business
Administration. He is at present
working with his father in the wool
and mohair business.
The following out-of-town guests
were present at the wedding: Mr.
and Mrs. C. P. Cloud and daughter,
Dorothy, Mr. and Mrs. H^sea Bailey
and daughter, Ellen Mae, Mrs. J. C.
Ramsey, all of Lampasas; Mr. and
Mrs. T. M. Williams and children of
Florence; Porter Briggs of Austin;
Carlton Leatherwood of Sonora; Mr.
and Mrs. Rumney Motheral and son
from the Valley; Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Motheral and daughter of Austin;
Miss Merle Motheral of Dallas, and
Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Motheral of
For flowers phone Elizabeth
CONVICTS OFFER LIVES IN
SLEEP MALADY FIGHT
airport to the little brick Oklahoma
Connty jail, Herbert K. Hyde, fed-
eral district attorney, said he would
recommend the filing of state armed
robbery charges tomorrow against
both Kelly and Albert Bates, the
latter already convicted on federal
kidnaping conspiracy charges. Okla-
homa law provides a maximum pen-
alty of death for robbery with fire-
“Hello gang,” Kelly grinned, be-
tween puffs at a cigaret stub, as a
phalanx of federal agents hustled
him from plane to motor car at the
airport, where the air transport
skimmed to earth at a few minutes
at Clayton, a suburb, Boyd .was ar-
rested August 13 in Granite City,
111. Physicians found he was sane.
Lieut. Charles A. Miller passed
through Lampasas Saturday on his
way to El Paso for six months duty
with the C. C. C. camps in the El
Paso district, comprising West Tex-
as, New Mexico and Arizona.
Miss Inez Oliver left Sunday for
Fort Worth to attend Sellers Beauty
School and Show this week.
We have installed a
flower case and have on
display cut flowers at all
Flowers* Delivered Anywhere
Cut Flowers Shrubbery
WASHINGTON, Oct, 1.—The first
action by the- NRA against manu-
facturers accused of “skyrocketing”
prices was announced today by Hugh
S. Johnsdn, the recovery administra-
tor, as he plunged anew into the
quest for an agreement that would
send striking Pennsylvania coal min-
ers back to work.
At the same time, Johnson dis-
closed that October 9 had been set
for the beginning of a nation-wide
buying campaign to support employ-
ers who have increased wages and
employment under the Blue Eagle.
Making known his intention to in-
vestigate price rises, the adminis-
trator said summonses are being pre-
pared requiring certain manufactur-
ers of overalls and other wearing ap-
parel to answer, in public hearings,
charges that they have boosted their
prices from 100 to 200 per cent, with
the explanation that the increased
cost-s are due to the cotton textile
Deputy Administrator Arthur D.
Whiteside will conduct the hearings,
which will be based on scores of com-
plaints from retailers. The date of
the hearings has not been set.
URSCHEL GETS DEATH
THREAT FROM KELLY
i Mrs. L. B. Henderson and daugh-
ter, Miss Claudia, are home from
i Houston where they spent the past
four weeks in the home of Mrs. Hen-
derson’s daughter, Mrs. Paul Earnest.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 1.—A
threat that Charles F. Urschel, mil-
lionaire oil man, “hasn’t got long to
live,” was made in the closely-guard-
ed Oklahoma county jail here by
George (Machine Gun) Kelly, iden-
tified by Urschel as one of the two
men who kidnaped him for $200,000
ransom, officers said today.
“I woultn’t sell Urschel any in-
surance,” Elman Jester, deputy
United States marshal, said Kelly
told him and one of the guards. “He
hasn’t long to live.”
Jester said the threat was made
when he asked Kelly about a note
threatening the Urschel family with
death. The note, bearing Kelly’s
fingerprints, was1 received by Ursch-
el during the federal court trial here
of 10 persons charged with kidnap-
ing conspiracy. Urschel was the
principal witness for the government.
“I meant everything that was
written in it,” Jester said Kelly told
Urschel and his family have been
guarded constantly since- he was re-
leased following payment of the ran-
som. After receiving the note the
oil man defied the underworld and
announced he would assist the gov-
ernment in every way possible in
stamping out kidnaping.
JACKSON, Miss., Oct. 2.—Offer-
ing their bodies for experiment into
the mystery of encephalitis or sleep-
ing sickness, 10 white Mississippi
convicts between the ages of 21 and
40 years are being used by state and
federal authorities to determine
whether the disease, which has caus-
ed many deaths in St. Louis is com-
municated by mosquito bites.-
These convicts are a group care-
ully selected from 50 who volun-
teered their services to the experi-
ments at the Parchman state peni-
tentiary farm. The reward for the
10 men is a pardon from Governor
Announcement that the experi-
ments were under way was made by
Dr. W. P. McDavis, penitentiary sur-
geon. The convicts already have
been exposed to mosquitoes believed*
to have been infected by the virtus
taken from the bodies of victims of
encephalitis in St. Louis.
Mr. and Mrs. Wade Wooten and
children visited Sunday in Temple
, with M. Wooten’s sister who is in a
i hospital at that place.
OF AMNESIA VICTIM
Claude W. Townsen of -Douglas,
Arizona, came in Sunday night for
a month’s visit with his mother, Mrs.
J. W. Townson, and his sister, Miss
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. L—The
fragrance of a bouquet of tuberoses,
in ought back the past to Katherine
Baberry Desmond, 27, amnesia vic-
As she lay in her hospital bed here
Miss Desmond, unidentified for a
week, sniffed the perfume from the
bouquet beside another patient and
memories came crowding back.
Two weeks ago, she recalled, she
had been caring for an elderly
Spartanburg, N. C., woman. The
woman died, and at her funeral tube
roses were banked about the casket.
The fragrance of the flowers, she
said, was the'one thing she could not
After the funeral Miss Desmond,
desiring to leave sorrowful sur-
roundings, came here. She said she
recalled fainting outside a downtown
store, but nothing more.
after 12 o’clock noon,
Two machine gun barrels were
trained on him, another on the
crowd of several hundred behind wire
fences at the field.
Then his trimly clad wife, smil-
ing, jumped to the runway, sur-
rounded by the half dozen federal
men who made the three and a half
hour flight from Memphis, where the
Kellys’ freedom ended in a police
trap last Tuesday morning.
Both are under indictment for the
kidnaping of the oil millionaire for
which seven persons were convicted
in federal court here yesterday, and
both, Prosecutor Hyde said today, in-
dicate their intention of standing
trial beginning October 9 on the
government’s conspiracy indictment.
Standing beside his big sedan, the
unsmiling Urschel, who spent nine
days in the hands of kidnapers last
July, watched Kelly alight, then
turned to Hyde and said:
“That’s the man.”
Inside the car, Mrs. Urschel de-
“That face will haunt me as long
as I live.”
She saw two machine-gunners,
identified as Kelly and Bates, snatch
her husband from a quiet bridge
game on the sunporch of their town
house here the night of July 22, and
directed the negotations that, re-
sulted in the payment of $200,000 for
With the airport under machine
guh guard from tower to runway,
there was no untoward incident up-
on the Kellys’ arrival.
Rushed behind screaming sirens to
the jail and pushed inside the steel
gates under the gaze of more ma-
chine guns, Mrs. Kelly told Prose-
cutor Hyde she was “not guilty” and
that she wanted to face a jury.
“I want to see a lawyer first,” was
the way Kelly was quoted' by Hyde,
who said all indications were that
the accused kidnaper would not plead
guilty to the federal charge, al-
though at Memphis federal agents
said last week he acknowledged com-
plicity in the Orschel case.
MARLIN HIGH SCHOOL
GIRL IS MURDERED
MARLIN, Oct. 1.—Shortly after
he was found unconscious on the
highway just north of Marlin today,
with a bullet wound near her heart,
Dorothy Baugh, 13, Marlin high
school girl, died in a hospital.
Officers arrested an 18-year-old
Marlin youth from whom they said
L.hey obtained a statement admitting
;he shooting and against whom they
expected to file charges.
From companions with whom the
Baugh girl and the suspected youth
had been riding before midnight last
night, officers learned that the coup-
'e had been together when the victim
.vas last seen alive before the shoot-
Passing motorists found the girl on
the highway early today and brought
her to a hospital.
Officers quoted the youth as say-
‘ng in the statement that he did not
“intend to kill the girl but that she
wanted him to marry her and he
fired to scare her.”
According to the suspected slay-
er’s statement, he and Dorothy Baugh
had been out riding with another
couple until midnight last night.
Then they took the other couple
home and drove north of town, park-
ing near a cemetery for about an
hour and a half.
The girl told the youth it was too
'ate for her to go home and that he
would have to marry her, the state-
ment quoted him as saying. It was
ifter his refusal, the statement said,
hat thev drove back to the highway
where the shooting occurred.
WANTED—Lady wishes work in
nice home; no laundry. Call Mrs.
Berry at 24. (dp)
Mrs. Albert Bullion underwent an
operation last Saturday for appendi-
citis at a Temple hospital and is re-
ported to be getting along nicely
since the operation. Among those
from here who visited Mrs. Bullion
on Sunday were: Mr. and Mrs. Ot-
to Lang, Mr. and Mrs. Tom' Engle,,
Mrs. Lon Kendrick and baby, S. M.
Elliott, Mrs. Tom Bullion, Miss Era
Bullion, Miss Mildred Seay and Ellis
Daily Leader 3 Months for $1.00
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Applefnan of
Menard, spent the week end here
visiting with friends.
Miss Mattie Bell Slaughter, stu-
dent in Baylor College at Belton,
spent the week end her in the home
of Mr. and Mrs. James Poole.
Harry Moses, Mr. and Mrs. John
Rowntree and baby spent the week
end visiting friends in Brady.
Gebhardts, Kousals, Wolf, etc.
These are all ready to heat
and serve. Order a few cans
today along with fresh Saltine
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
W. H. MOSES
Dependable Groceries at
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