The Lampasas Daily Leader (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 82, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 9, 1932 Page: 4 of 4
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The Lampasas Daily Leader
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.
THE LAMPASAS DAILY LEADER
(Payable in Advance)
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The Lampasas Daily Leader is au-
thorized to make the following an-
nouncements, subject to the action of
the Democratic primary election to
be held July 23:
For District Attorney 27th District:
W. A. MESSER.
HENRY TAYLOR (Re-election)
For Tax Assessor:
W. E. MOORE.
JNO. B. DAVIS.
J. O. MACE.
For Sheriff and Tax Collector:
A. R. HARVEY (Re-election).
W. M. FAUBION.
For County Treasurer:
MISS ANNIE BROWNING.
For County Commissioner, Pre. 1:
For District Clerk:
S. A. WORD.
For Public Weigher:
H. W. PIERSON.
T. B. (TOM) HARWELL.
T. D. PETREY.
R. E. (Bob) LANDRUM.
J. M. CULBERSON.
For County Clerk:
For Justice of the Peace, Pre. 1:
MURRAY W. HOWARD, (Re-Elec.)
For County Judge:
J. TOM HIGGINS
STONEWALL, Okla., June 8.—The
First State bank of Stonewall, which
officers said was marked for robbery
today by Charles “Pretty Boy” Floyd,
has placed a sign in its front window
“Notice to bank robbers: There is
not enough cash in this bank to be
worth the risk of'robbing it.”
After four robberies, P. S. Case,
president of the bank, determined up-
on a plan of defense, approved by
depositors. The bank now keeps all
except a small amount of its cash in
Ada bank vaults. Only enough money
is on hand to care for an ordinary
day’s business, and if a customer
presents a large draft, an employe
takes him to Ada, 10 miles away, to
Case remarked that if robbers had
raided the bank today, “they’d have
had to borrow money to get out of
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SLAYERS MUST DIE
IN ELECTRIC CHAIR
The wise father will try to bring
up his children in the way that he
should have gone.
HOW ONE WOMAN LOST
20 POUNDS OF FAT
Lost Her Prominent Hips—
Gained Physical Vigor-
A Shapely Figure.
ED FOR PAY CUTS
AUSTIN, Texas, June 8.—The
Court of Criminal Appeals Wednes-
day overruled motions for rehearing
in three death penalty cases and only
clemency by the Governor will pre-
vent the execution of the appellants.
The rehearings were denied Rich-
ard Johnson, a negro, for murder of
A. N. (Ted) Nordurft near Wichita
Falls; Charlie Grogans, also negro,
criminal assault in Jefferson County
for criminal assault on a white wo-
man, and Gaudalupe Garza, murder
of J. R. Weathers in Refugio County.
Johnson was given the death pen-
alty for a holdup of Nordurft, a Fort
Worth oil man, and his subsequent
killing while he wassin an automobile
with his financee, Miss Vera Smith,
September 9, 1931. Richard Brown,
a negro and codefendant, was given
the death penalty.
HE IS AFTER “OLD JIM”
Miss Virgia Stoddard, a teacher in
C. I. A. at Denton, came in Wednes-
day and will spend a time here with
friends. Miss Stoddard taught here
for several years and hate a host of
friends among the Lampasas people.
AN EXTRANEOUS ISSUE
If you’re fat—first remove the
Take one half teaspoonful of Kru-
schen Salts in a glass of hot water
in the. morning. To hasten results
go light on fatty meats, potatoes,
cream and pastries—in 3 weeks get
on the scales and note how many
pounds of . fat have vanished.
Notice also that you have gained in
energy—your skin is clearer—you feel
younger in body—Kruschen will give
any fat person a joyous surprise.
But be sure it’s Kruschen—your
health comes first—and SAFETY first
is the Kruschen px-omise.
Get a bottle of Kruschen Salts from
Mackey’s or any leading druggist any-
where in America (lasts 4 weeks)
and the cost is buif a trifle.
(Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
A good many of the candidates for
the legislature in various sections of
the State, and at least one candidate
for Governor, are making much of a
“platform” plank which calls for ex-
emption of homesteads from state
taxation. It should not require long
for the sensible voter to figure out
that when these gentlemen, or then-
opponents, take/ office the matter of
exemption of homesteads will have
been settled by a general vote of the
The voters would rather hear what
candidates propose to do in the offices
they are running for than their senti-
ments on matters which have no con-
nection with the jobs they are ask-
WASHINGTON, June 8.—The Sen-
ate tonight passed the national econ-
omy bill after cutting about $100,-
000,000 off the $238,000,000 savings
provided in the measure as reported
by its bipartisan economy committee.
The bill was approved without a
record vote after a democratic at-
tempt to have it sent back to com-
mittee for new economy recommenda-
tions had been rejected, 43 to 23.
As it passed the senate, the bill
variously was estimated to cut gov-
ernment expenditux-es by $120,000,000 j
Democi-atic members charged Pres-
ident Hoover with “wrecking” the
measure and “butting in” to put
across his furlough plan in place of
a 10 per cent cut. in civilian govern^
The senate today reversed itself
and adopted the Hoover payless fur-
lough plan for government employes
instead of a 10 per sent pay cut. The
vote for the furlough plan was 38
Democx-atic opponents of the fur-
lough plan charged President Hoover
with “butting in” and “wrecking” the
national economy bill.
They estimated the furlough plan
would save $44,000,000 less than the
10 per cent pay cut as originally re-
If so, the savings in the bill would
be reduced to about $146,000,000 com-
pared to the $238,000,000 in the meas-
ure as reported by the senate’s bi-
partisan economy committee.
Previously the senate had turned
down $48,000,000 in savings to be de-
rived from reducing allowances to
Proponents of the furlough esti-
The announcement from Waco that
Dan Moody will address the people
of McLennan County at Waco Satur-
day disposes of the probleixi of issues
for the campaign. On the assump-
tion that Mr. Moody will be as active
in Steiding’s behalf in 1932 as he
was in 1930, the issue automatically
becomes one of Fergusonism against
There has been perhaps no strang-
er campaign in American politics
than that of two years ago between
two ex-Goveimox-s, neither of whom
was himself a candidate. Mr. Ster-
ling involuntarily became, in the
minds of the people, the embodiment
of Moodyism and Mrs. Ferguson the
submissive figurehead of Ferguson-
ism. It now looks as if we shall
have a repetition of that spectacle.
Mr. Moody will now turn his guns
on the Ferguson record with merci-
less and withering fire. Unless the
impeached Governor has lost, his old
ways, he will return bitterness fox-
bitterness, adding as much as he can,
for heapiixg measure. “Old Jixxx” and
“Little Dan” will be at it hammer
and tongs and if “Old Jim” doesn’t
get the worst of it it will be the first
tiixxe he has failed to get it since Dan
Moody started in on his trail.
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* ADAMSV1LLE ITEMS *
TO OUR READERS
* * * *
Practice makes perfect—and it of-
ten makes the neighbors feel like
smashing the piano.
mated it would save about $27^000,-
000 less than the pay cut and make
the bill’s total saving about $159,-
GOVERNOR NOT FOR REPEAL
YE COPY WRITERS!
Copy fui-nished to the printer
should be written only on one side of
the paper, otherwise a part of it is
likely to be overlooked. PLEASE re-
AUSTIN, June 8.—Governor R. S.
Sterling does not intend to request
the Texas democratic executive com-
mittee to place on the July primary
ballots the question of repeal of the
“I am interested solely in further-
ing lxxy campaign for governor and
certainly shall xxot ask for a subxxxis-
sion of the pi-ohibition question in or-
der to obtain Texas sentiment to-
ward repeal of the 18th amexxdixxent,”
Govex-nor Sterling said. “I have
friends on both sides of that issue.
That question does not have a thing
to do with the governor’s race and I
am not interested in getting it on the
(By Reporter) j
We are havixxg some real June j
weather the last few days. The hxxnx
of the reaper is heard on every side,
gx*ain almost finished reaping. Thresh-
ers started at Henry Langfox-d’s Mon-
day so that means the threshing will
sooxx be over.
Sorry to report little Kenneth Willy
has 'diphtheria, but glad he has passed
the worst part and is improving.
Mrs. Grady Carothers is doing nice-
ly. She returned hoxxxe Monday from
Temple where she underwent an op-
ex-ation several days ago.
Leland and Garnet Fields of Mans-
field are visiting ixx the home of their
Miss Juanita Ross returned home
Fx’iday. She has been away at school,
every one will welcome her home
Clax-ion Sneed spent Sunday in the
hoixxe of his aunt, Mrs. H. S. Jackson.
Mrs. H. S. Jackson and daughter
Irene, and Mrs. Albex-t Sxxxith ai»d
daughter Cenith, and Earnesteen
Straley visited in the hoxxxe of Mr.
and Mrs. Floyd Smith, Saturday af-
Saturday night, Sunday and Sun-
day night will be our regular time
for church services at both churches,
so let’s all try to be at church/and
Sunday school somewhere for gtl who
read their Bible, will remember that
we are commanded to keep the sab-
bath day holy.
Our community was made sad when
the news came of the death of Mrs.
Will Brown of Lampasas. The re-
mains were laid to rest here iix the
Stx^ley cemetex-y beside her husband
and daughter who passed away sev-
ex*al years ago. Thex-e were a nuxxi-
ber of friends and relatives to wit-
ness the last sad rites, and so many
beautiful flowers, weep not dear chil-
dren, only try to live so when you ax-<e
called from this woxdd of sorrow you
will go with glad hearts to meet dear
mother in that home not made with
The Leader is always glad to
print news items, letters and oth-
er news of interest contributed
by our friends axxd readers, but
the name of the sender must al-
ways be giveix, not for publica-
tion, bixt in order that we may
know who sent it. Please re-
xxxeixxber this, and when sending
us any kind of news, just put
your naxxxe on it somewrere.
could not sleep
Any man who keeps everlastingly
at it can teach his conscience not to
The reason why some people have
mon,e\y to burn is, pimply because
they doxx’t burn it.
MT'HERE were days
1 when I felt like I
could not get my work
done. I would get so
nervous and ‘trembly’
I would have to lie
down. I was very rest-
less, and could not
sleep at night.
My mother advised
me to take Cardui,
and I certainly am
glad she did. It is
the first thing that
seemed to give me
any strength. I felt
better after the first
bottle. I kept it up
and am now feel-
foi; Constipation, Indigestion,
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