The Lampasas Daily Leader (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 308, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 4, 1933 Page: 4 of 4
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The Lampasas Daily Lea 3 a?
J. H. Abney Herbert Abney
J. H. ABNEY & SON
Owners and Publishers
Entered at the postoffice at Lampasas
March 7, 1904, as second-class mail.
WORLD’S DAY OF PRAYER
The ladies of the Christian Church
met Friday afternoon in the church
annex to observe the woi'ld’s day of
prayer. The program consists of
songs, prayers and scripture read-
ings. We had several special pray-
ers for our different nations. Mrs.
Clinton Perry was, leader of the pro-
gram, Mrs. Ed Hocker was at the
piano. It was a very interesting
program and enjoyed by all present.
We were glad to have Mrs. Craft,
Vaughn Dane Craft, Mrs. Ed Hocker
and Mrs. Wade Wooten as visitors.—
DO NOT BE DECEIVE#
Mrs. Glenn B. Gamel, Mrs. Ray-
mond Barber, Mrs. Georgia Yazelle
of Abilene and W. E. Moore went to
Waco Saturday morning to spend the
Miton Bodenhammer left Wednes-
day night to attend school in Foi't
All McCall patterns half price at
Allen Gillespie, who has been here
with the Texas Power & Light Co.,
has moved to Brownwood where he
will be associated with the company.
CHURCH OF CHRIST
Located corner First and Walnut
streets Lampasas, invites you to all
services. Bible study each Lord’s day
10 a. m. Bro. Marion Cox will have
charge of the Bible lesson at 11 a. m.,
and communion . service following.
Every Christian should be present at
this hour. The ladies Bible study
each Thursday 3 p. m. and the entire
church at 7:30 p. m. for Bible study
and prayer meeting. Welcome extend-
ed to all.—Reporter.
CITATION BY PUBLICATION
THE STATE OF TEXAS:
To the Sheriff or any Constable of
Lampasas County, Greeting:
You are hereby commanded to sum-
mon R. M. Moore by making publi-
cation of this Citatioi once in each
week for four successive weeks pre-
vious to the return day hereof, in
some newspaper published in your
County, if there be a newspaper pub-
lished therein, but if not, then in the
nearest County where a newspaper is
published, to appear at the next reg-
ular term of the District Court of
Lampasas County, to be holden at the
Court House thereof, in town of Lam-
pasas, on the 3rd Monday in April
A. D. 1933, the same being the 17th
day of April A. D. 1933, then and
there to answer a petition filed in said
Court on the 16th day of February
A. D. 1933, in a suit, numbered on the
docket of said Court as No. 4278,
wherein Ima Lucile Moore is plaintiff,
and R. M. Moore is. defendant, and
said petition alleging that plaintiff
has been a bona fide inhabitant of
the State of Texas for more than
twelve months and a resident of Lam-
pasas County for more than six
months prior to the filing of this suit,
and that on December 26, 1927 plaint-
iff and defendant were lawfully mar-
ried. That they lived together as
husband and wife until January 2,
1931 when defendant abandoned her
and did not return for five months.
That during said time plantiff was
forced to take care of herself and
was without means of support. That
they continued to live together until
June 15, 1932 when defendant again
abandoned plantiff while they were
visiting in San Antonio and since said
date she has not heard from defend-
ant. That he left her without means
of support in said city with their baby
and she was forced to borrow money
to return home. That during the
time they lived together she was
kind and affectionate to defendant and
fulfilled her marital obligations but
defendant, unmindful of his said
vows, about two years prior to said
separation, began a course of harsh
and cruel treatment toward plaintiff
which continued until said separation.
That defendant was shiftless and
would not work and she was forced
to do manual labor to earn support
for herself and baby. That defend-
ant was harsh and cruel to said baby.
That their said child is a girl about
two years old and named Bobbie
Martin Moore. That defendant is not
a proper person to have the care and
custody of said infant. That said
marriage relations still exist.
Plaintiff prays for judgment dis-
solving said mai'riage relations, for
the care and custody of said child,
and for general relief.
Herein Fail Not, and have you be-
fore said Court, at its aforesaid next
regular term, this writ with your re-
turn thereon, showing how you have
executed the same.
Given under my hand and seal of
said Court, at office in Lampasas this
the 16th day of February A. D. 1933.
S. A. Word, Clerk, District Court,
Lampasas County. (d4t)
Weigh, Count and Measure care-
fully then decide for yourself. My
good friend Roy L. Walker, chief at-
torney for the Santa. Fe in Lampasas
presents the view point of the large
corporations in an article headed
“Sales Tax,” as a good lawyer should
for his clients. For it goes without
saying that corporations have no
souls, and if he did not do his best
for them they would soon dispense
with his services, and he would auto-
matically stop riding on Free Passes
while you and I and the rest of the
common people have to buy a ticket
and if the sales tax should become a
law pay the tax on it.
Mr. Walker is careful not to tell
you that the passage of the Sales Tax
would directly benefit the Santa Fe
and the electric light company and
other large corporations millions of
dollars that they are now paying to
the State of Texas as taxes on their
physical property. . And that every
single cent that the State might col-
lect from said corporations would be
immediately passed on to the con-
sumers who are largely common peo-
ple like you and me.
Now I thoroughly agree with one
nart of Mr. Walker’s article viz: That
the legislature should reduce expens-
es. Here are the figures on some of
According to the figures of the leg-
islative committee studying plans to
secure reductions in government
costs, the following state expenses
have practically doubled since 1920:
Legislative, i920, $390,342.74; 1930,
Development and Conservation of
Natural Resources 1920, $737,220.08;
Public Free Schools 1920, $16,487,-
042.95; 1930, $30,045,373.14.
Higher Education 1920, $3,917,-
198.90; 1930, $8,886,312.72.
Pensions (despite many deaths)
1920, $1,524,448.85; 1930, $2,917,-
Judiciary 1920, $1,463,293.78; 1930,
Regulation of Business and Indus-
try 1920, $447,692.40; 1930, $833,-
An increase of some $23,000,000
right here. Now reduce appropria-
tions back to the 1920 level, add 25%
<-o take care of the increase in popu-
lation since them, so that the per
capita appropriations will remain the
same as in the good old days of 40c
cotton and you’ll be able to pay for
your appropriations out of your pres-
ent income, and have several million
dollars left over. So why a Sales
Tax or any other kind of new tax?
If taxation is increased the big cor-
porations will benefit more than any
other class and the Tax Payers will
have to pay the freight. Wfcfigh,
Count and Measure, don’t take any
one’s word for it, investigate for
yourself and form your own con-
clusions. You are a.tax payer and
you have a vote, so write at once to
your representatives in the legisla-
ture Hon. W. V. Dean, House of Rep-
resentatives, Austin, Texas, and Hon.
John W. Hornsby, Senate Chamber,
A.ustin, Texas, and tell them that you
do > not want a sales tax or any other
kind of tax but that you do want a
reduction in State expenses.
Sunday school 9:45 a. m., Fred
Preaching service 11 o’clock a. m.
Subject of sermon, “Empty Handed.”
Young people’s vesper service 6:15
Evening service 7:15. Subject of
sermon will be, “The Coming Re-
Woman’s missionary society Tues-
day 3:30. Prayer meeting Wednes-
day 7:15 p. m.
The subject for the mid-week ser-
vice will be, “The Worship Period for
the Church School.”
Communion service each first Sun-
day at 11 a. m.
J. Virgil Davis, Pastor.
“Beyond the Sunset” is the subject
of Dr. J. J. Kellam of Dallas, who
will preach Sunday morning. He is
remaining here after the convention.
The pastor will speak tomorrow night
on “The Secret of Contentment.”
When the whole nation is in turmoil,
when our hands are tied and we do
not know what to expect n,ext a
message like this seems appropriate:.
Sunday .school 9:45, W. Waited’
Baptist training service 6:15, Leon-
ard Nichols, general director.
Mid-week prayer service Wednes-
day evening 7:15. We study the 12th
chapter of John.
Let us all strive to make 100%
tomorrow in all our work. The chal-
lenge is before us all to be loyal to
our Master above everything else in
“Four things a man must learn to do
If he would make his record true;
To think without confusion clearly,
To love his fellowmen sincerely;
To act'ifrom honest motives purely,
To trust in God and Heaven se-
Those are the words that expressed
the philosophy of Henry Van Dyke.
What is your philosophy of life ?
Come to church tomorrow and we
will try to help you.
A. P. Avant, pastor.
Edited by Pupils of Lampasas High School
Editor-in-chief....Eva Virginia Harris
Assistant Editor..........Evelyn Walker
Society Editor........Lurline Creekmore
Assembly Editoi’.........Laffell Everett
Joke Editor......................Blake McLean
SENIORS OF 1933 MAKE PLANS
FOR COLLEGE ENTRANCE
The senior class of 1933 is made up
of thirty very industrious students
who have each planned a great fu-
ture for himself. As in any other
Junior Editor..............Mary F. Casbeer class there are students who wish to
Sophomore Editor..............Billie Bean J go away to college, some who wish
News Editors...........Ellen Mae Bailey, J to go directly from high school in
Mary Eunice Taliaferro.
Bob Yarbrough, Florine Allen.
Typist ............................Norman Heine
Sports Editor............................J. R- Key
Sponsor................Mrs. G. Tom Bigham
i $2 3
MEMBER I. L. P. C.
The following resolutions were
adopted by the Sunday school and
B. T. S. convention, held in Lampasas
March 2 and 3. This convention was
composed of delegates from eight
or ten counties in this district:
Your committee on Resolutions sub-
mit the following:
1. We are sincerely thankful for
the many favors and thoughtful con-
siderations of this historic church on
behalf of this convention.
2. We appreciate deeply the fra-
ternal spirit of the other religious
bodies of this community for their
cooperation in entertaining the con-
3. We recognize the fine work of
the program committee, and are
grateful for the contributions made
to the program by the state leaders,
Mr. G. S. Hopkins, and Mr. T. C.
4. We also offer the following res-
olution on prohibition prepared by
Rev. Carson Taylor, field worker for
the united forces of prohibition in
We are unalterably opposed to the
use of alcoholic liquor as a beverage
in any form because it has been shown
by the highest scientific authority to
be a poisonous narcotic drug. Not
being a medicine nor a stimulant but
a devitalized, devitamized, decayed,
death-dealing drug we favor its pro-
hibition as provided for in the 18th
amendment to the United States con-
stitution. Two of its purposes have
been accomplished, viz: The making
of liquor an out law and the reduc-
tion of the consumption of alcoholic
liquor as a beverage. There is in-
disputable evidence that in spite of
all of the talk to the contrary the
prohibition law is enforced as well as
any other and in most cases better.
We favor retaining all national and
state prohibition laws and a doubling
of our efforts at enforcement. We
also favor the submitting of the res-
olution • of tne national congress for
the repeal of the 18th amendment to
the people of Texas to be voted on
when there is nothing else to cloud
the issue and it can be decided on its
5. We recommend that a copy of
these resolutions be given the local
paper, “The Lampasas Daily Leader”
with request for publication.
C. R. Shirar,
A. C. Miller,
W. H. Andrew.
The regular service on Sunday will
be at eleven o’clock, the Holy com-
munion service with sermon. The
Bible class will meet at 9:45 a. m.
On Wednesday evening, March 8,
the Rev. William H. Marmion of
Taylor will preach at our weekly Len-
ten service. Everyone is invited to
Wentworth A. Riemann.
The items appearing under this
heading are written and furnished
The Leader by pupils of the Lam-
pasas High School, and the paper is
in no way responsible for these news
order that they may take post-grad-
uate courses. The following are the
students who are planning to go to
college and the college they intend to
enter. Eva Virginia Harris, S. M. U.;
Iris Higgins, Simmons; Nadine Jones,
Texas University; Evelyn Walker,
Baylor College; John Abney, S. M. U.;
G. W. Asher, Howard Payne; Sam
Hart, Southwest Texas Teachers’
College; Truman Herreman, A. & M.;
Allen Hill, U. S. Flying School, Pen-
sacola, Fla.; Elza Hodge, Texas Tech.;
James Richard Key, Baylor Univer-
sity; Charles Sewell, John Tarleton;
and Kyle Smith, Nixon and Clay
LUCKY STUDENTS GET
THRILL OF LIFETIME
IN AIRPLANE RIDE
SOPHOMORES GOING ON PICNIC
AS YOU TAKE IT
CENTRAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Bitje school 9:45. Sermon and
communion 10:30. Intermediate En-
deavor 6:15. Sermon 7:15. Prayer
meeting Wednesday 7:15.
The first chapter of 2nd Thess., is
the lesson text.
PIERIAN CLUB MEETING
Mrs. H. R. Gaddy was hostess to
a splendid attendance of the club Fri-
day, March 3. “Nicknames” of fam-
ous personages were given in re-
sponse to roll call.
During a business session the nom-
inating .committee submitted and the
club accepted the following group of
officers for next year:
President, Mrs. W. F. Mace; 1st
vice president, Mrs. F. J. Harris; 2nd
vice president, Mrs. F. J. Matthews;
recording secretary, Mrs. S. T. Don-
nell; corresponding secretary, Mrs.
J. D. Jackson; treasurer, Mrs. W. H.
Moses; critic and parliamentarian,
Mrs. Tim O’Keefe; press reporter,
Mrs. M. W. Howard.
Mrs. Harry Easters led one of the
year’s most interesting lessons, “Wo-
men in arts and letters,” taking as
her especial topics: Helen Hunt Jack-
son, Louise Alcott and Edith Whar-
Mrs. C. G. Dunklin ably outlined
the topic “Women who have stood
foremost in England’s world of arts
and letters,” and made the subject
doubly impressive with illustrations.
A few of the women mentioned by
Mrs. Dunklin were: the Bronte sis-
ters, Mary Ann Evans, V. Sackville
West, Jane Austen, Katherine Mans-
field, Elizabeth Gaskell and Eliza-
beth Barrett Browning.
Mrs. Dan Culver presented facts
concerning two interesting French
women, Rosa Bonheur and George
Sand. “The Horse Fair” was men-
tioned in detail as outstanding of the
work of Rosa Bonheur.
(By Eva Virginia Harris)
Will Lampasas win the county
meet? That’s what everyone is won-
dering. We seem to have a very
good chance of winning, for all of our
prospective contestants appear to be
working hard. Our debating team
ought to “wipe up the earth” with the
other schools. You should hear them
debate. You’d think they were born
orators. Watch for the date of the
coming county meet which will be
held here the last of March.
•* * *
Students-, do you have all your
books covered ? If you don’t keep
them covered, you’ll soon be without
a book for our principal’s pet hobby
is collecting uncovered books for the
book pound, where he keeps the books
and charges ten cents or a new book
cover for redeeming each of them.
This complies with the state law gov-
erning the care of. textbooks.
Speaking of books reminds us of
the many advantages offered to stu-
dents through the library. The li-
brarian says that more books are be-
ing read by the students in the last
few weeks than ever before. Nearly
four thousand books are offered for
reading in the public school libraries
here, and they offer great advantages
to the students.
* * *
Believe it or not, but one of our
teachers says that more studying is
being done at the present time than
has been done all year. Anyway,
exams are over now and we suppose
the students will enjoy a short, or
maybe long, vacation from their
Nearly everyone in school has had
the flu or a very bad cold and anyone
who hasn’t just isn’t up-to-date. The
weather is turning warmer, however,
and the attendance is much better,
so we suppose the worst is over.
Anyway, let’s hope so.-
* Hi H=
Have ybu noticed all the new spring
“doll rags” that our femmes are dis-
playing ? Lacy knit sweaters and
light-colored skirts and blouses seem
to remind us of more pleasant weath-
er. It won’t be long now before we’ll
be thinking of going swimming. May-
be we are behind times, for four of
our classmates broke the ice and took
a plunge a few weeks ago.
* * *
If you want to make a hit with our
superintendent, Mr. Charles Wachen-
dorfer, just ask him about the gram-
mar school basement. Many new im-
provements are being made. It’s go-
ing to be very convenient and will
have a good appearance when it is
completed. The school kitchen has
already been moved down into a large
Saturday, Feb. 25, the sophomores
were accompanied by their- chaper-
ons, Mrs. C. H. Faires and Mr. Rown-
tree, to Indian Bluff where they had
intended to spend the day. On ac-
count of rain they were obliged to
return to town soon after they had
enjoyed a lunch of sandwiches and
SCIENCE CLUB PLANS
TRIP TO INDIAN BLUFF
After the program Wednesday
morning decided in the Science club
that a trip to Indian Bluff be made
by the members Saturday, March 11.
Wednesday morning’s program con-
sisted of reports made on the various
processes of making steel. Those on
the program were S. L. Cantwell,
John Cunningham, Vernon Lacefield
and Grady McMaster.
Flying above Lampasas, between
1600 and 2000 feet, and traveling
from 100 to 115 miles an hour, many
high school students took advantage
of their chance to ride in the big tri-
motored monoplane which was sta-
tioned at the local landing field last
Frankie Berry and Marvin Davis,
Jessie Standard, Annette Roberts,
Lurline Creekmore, Laura Bell Jones,
Lillian Wells, Margaret Wooten, Bon-
ner Stach, Frank Dickason and Thais
Higgins are among those who have
been telling how it feels to be all
up in the air!
George Gartman’s coat was taken
for a ride, having been borrowed by
one of the girls, but the owner re-
mained on the field. George says he
is perfectly willing to take an air-
plane ride provided he can keep one
foot on the ground.
Saturday afternoon the parachute
jump furnished excitement for school
students gathered in town to witness
the attempt to land on the square.
Earl Lindsey and Steve Hagan, rid-
ing with a group of their friends in
the classy new V-8 which is the pride
of their life, were first on the scene
after the jump and received a re-
ward for bringing the parachute back
to town. Two gallons of gas for their
beloved jitney made the boys smile
from ear to ear.
Marvin Dickason and Thurman
Burns proved heroes as they removed
the parachute from a tree, and Mar-
vin, intrepid as ever, dared to des-
cend from the tree by means of the
chute. However, he says that some-
thing happened, for all he has to
show for this maiden flight is a
bump on his head.
H. E. CLUB ELECTS MAURINE
Maurine Greeson was elected par-
liamentarian at the regular home eco-
nomics club meeting Wednesday
morning, March 1. The club members
voted to answer roll call with house-
hold hints at future meetings.
JUNIOR DECLAIMERS CHOS-
EN FOR COUNTY MEET
JUNIOR PIERIAN CLUB
TO PLAN YEAR BOOK
The final try-out for Junior de-
claimers was held at the grammar
school Thursday, and Eugenia Huff-
stutler and Howell Gaddy, with An-
na Lou Moore and C. T. Harkey as
alternates, were chosen to represent
Lampasas grammar school in the
All the eight contestants worked
hard and they deserve credit as well
as Mrs. J. F. Seale who was their
DEBATERS TO GO TO BERTRAM
. The debaters with Miss Lemberg,
will journey to Bertram, Tuesday
night, March 7, for their first real
debate. Both girls and boys will
have a chance to show what they can
really do, and whatever they do the
students of the school sincerely hope
they will come out the winner.
DEBATERS GO TO BROWNWOOD
Mrs. Gaddy’s usual hospitality was room and the “kiddoes’ ’are enjoying
evidenced when she passed a “cup-o-
tea” and the members lingered for
a most pleasant social hour.—Report-
Miss Lena Grace Sanderson a stu-
dent .of Texas Tech spent Friday1
here visiting friends while enroute
to her home in San Saba.
ground this week.
We students are surely glad that
the teachers had to attend the teach-
ers’ meeting in Stephenville Friday,
because it afforded us. a holiday. We
think they should have more conven-
Saturday marked the first journey
the debating teams of this school have
made this year. The boys and girls,
accompanied by Miss Lucile Uem-
bei-g, went to Brownwood.
Nadine Jones, Mary Frances Cas-
beer, Allen Hill and James Richard
Key all say they found out what “it”
was all about and are ready for com-
petition with some rival school.
Blake McLean would like to be a
doctor when he “grows up.”
Chi’istine Davis .plans to become a
nurse later in life.
Kathryn Harkey says she’s going
to be an old maid and run a home
for stray cats.
Maurine Greeson’s highest ambition
is be a “nice big sophomore.”
Mary Kathryn Walker will never
be satisfied until she “lays ol’ ” Pade-
rewski in the shade.
Mary Eunice Tali ;
work in a sour kraut factory.
Doris LaBounty says that she is
going to be a missionary in Africa,
maybe she wants to climb , the family
Ellen May Bailey, Mary F. Casbeer
and Mrs. Jack Adams compose the
committee, appointed at the meeting
of the Junior Pierian club, Feb. 28,
at Mary K. Walker’s, to collect the
material for the year book.
A committee composed of Mildred
Romans, Lurline Creekmore, Annette
Roberts and Eva V. Harris was also
announced to plan the program for
the entertainment of the Senior Pier-
Mary K. Walker and her helpers,
Mary F. Casbeer and Nelda Perry,
gave a program on “art.” Eleven
members were present, answering
roll call with the name of a famous
The club adjourned to meet March
14'at the home of Lurline Creekmore
with Eva Louise Young as leader.
HISTORY AND ENGLISH NOTE
TAKING RESULT IN CON-
FUSION FOR SOPH
If one should look through Ellen
May Bailey’s notebook, the follow-
ing notes which were taken in his-
tory and English would be seen.
Charlemagne was the great French
king who built the present perfect
tenses of the first five words on page
126 of your history book. An in-
transitive verb is one that lives alone
in a community usually called a
monastery and is never in the pas-
sive voice. The diet of worms took
place in the middle of the first sen-
tence on the second page. In order
to get any good from the study of
history you should take each verb
and tell whether it’s transitive or in-
transitive and learn your dates thor-
oughly (remember that, girls). One
of the most interesting prehistoric
relics of the world is a comma used
to set off a noun in direct address
located in Salisbury, England. The
case of the noun or pronoun is de-
termined by the lake dwellers, peo-
ple who lived in an adverbial clause
during the middle ages and intro-
duced by a subordinate conjunction.
In Egypt the taxes were collected by
diagramming each sentence as de-
scribed in the Papal Bull, and each
man under a taskmaster was requir-
ed to write a theme of from 150 to
Ten students have birthday during
the month of March. These 1 are. Eu-
gene Dickens, 11; Jessie Standard, 11;
Marvin Dickason, 13; Elwood Dunk-
lin, 15; John Hqrt, 20; Kathryn Har-
key, 25; Maud Edens, 26; Royal Wil-
liams, 29; and Betty McCrea, 30.
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