The Lampasas Daily Leader (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 114, Ed. 1 Wednesday, July 18, 1934 Page: 1 of 4
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The Lampasas Daily Leader
LAMPASAS, TEXAS, JULY 18, 1934.
THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WILL BE
REMNANT DAYS AT PENNEY’S
These are short lengths left from our July
Clearance, in a variety of materials. These will
be in lengths from 1 to 5 yards. They will be
marked at a price that will be a great saving to
BEND CITIZENS APPRE-
CIATE BOND VOTE
The vote of last Saturday in favor
of the Bend bridge was very gratify-
ing to this part of the county. With-
out the open endorsement of a single
county official the measure carried to
protect our property and humanity in
general. It shows that when an ur-
gent case like this arises the people
can demand action. Bewhiskered ex-
cuses and school boy proposals intended
to sidetrack it have been swept aside
by the voice of the people and our
Macedonian cry has been answered.
To those few boxes that voted almost
solid against it, let me say that if
you ever have a bridge in the condi-
tion of the Bend bridge, I will give
you my time and stump the county
for you to have it remedied.
Yours for safety,
W. T. Moore.
TO THE VOTERS OF
J. C. PENNEY
Thinsies, per box .....
We are getting plenty of nice
home grown Tomatoes now.
Guaranteed to please.
W. II. MOSES
Dependable Groceries at
APPLICATION BLANKS READY
FOR CATTLE BUYING
County Agent W. P. Graham spent
Tuesday in College Station where he
Due to the fact that it has been
physically impossible for me to make
a close canvass of the county, I adopt
this method of soliciting the support
of the citizenship of Lampasas coun-
ty in my race for the position of
Representative of the District com-
posed of Lampasas, San Saba and
If elected I can only promise to
put forth my best' efforts to obtain
those things that will be beneficial
to the people I represent, as well as
to the citizenship of Texas as a whole.
I stand for many reforms in our
criminal procedure, as well as some
amendments to our Civil Statutes, all
of which will, to my mind, be of in-
estimable benefit to our entire people.
Space forbids a discussion of these
changes, but in view of the fact that
I served the people of Lampasas coun-
ty for six years in official capacities,
I am sure that my views on most
questions are well known to the ma-
jority of the voters of the county.
I solicit your support on what I
RECORDS SHOW NO GENERAL
STRIKE HAS EVER SUCCEEDED
35 COUNTIES IN TEXAS
TO GET DROUGHT RELIEF
WASHINGTON, July 17.—So far
as labor department records go, no
general strike in recent history has
WASHINGTON, July 17.—Addition
by the AAA of 63 counties in five
states to the emergency drouth area
brought the total of that classifica-
Labor department officials said tion to 569.
many strikes had succeeded but that | The counties were transferred from
no movement', general in its nature, j the secondary to the emergency list-
which threatened industrial paralysis
to a city or nation, had lasted more
than a brief period. In every case,
the workers failed to get the demands
which precipitated the dispute.
Instances similar to the San Fran-
cisco strike, they said, are few.
The ^closest parallel occurred in
Seattle in 1919. This strike lasted
only five days but labor experts said
it lacked the preparation and the
solidarity of sentiment displayed thus
far in San Francisco. A Winnipeg
general walkout that same year was
also of short duration.
The general strike in Great Britain
in 1926 was preceded by a long series
of labor disturbances. Extremely ef-
fective for a while, it collapsed.
Officials said they recall but three
instances in this country, since the
union movement gained strength,
where federal troops were called out
because of strikes.
The best known, probably, was dur-
ing Cleveland’s administration. In
1894, he put soldiers on duty to en-
able the movement of mail trains and
this had much to do with the failure
of a railroad walkout which began as
a Pullman Company strike. Troops
were called out in the 1890’s because
of Colorado and Idaho mine disputes.
“Where Lampasas Is Entertained"
(Perfect Talking Pictures)
SHOWING TONIGHT & THURSDAY
attended a meeting held to discuss I conceive to be my own merits, and
the plan for the purchasing of cattle assure you that if elected to the posi-
under the government drought relief
program. He has the necessary ap-
tion to which I aspire I will show my
appreciation of your confidence by
plication blanks here in his office and working for those things that'will be
those who care to sell cattle to the J for the betterment of my constitu-
govemment are asked to call and
make the necessary application. At
present there is no restriction as to
the number a person may sell.
W. H. Adkins.
The prices paid for the cattle will gTRIKING NUT SHELLERS
ing and three counties which had not
been classified before were added to
the emergtncy list. The secondary
classification was enlarged by the ad-
dition of 37 counties in three states.
The counties added to the emer-
gency list without previous classifi-
cation included Starr in Texas.
Counties transferred from the sec- 1
ondary to the emergency list included:
Texas—Anderson, Bell, Bosque
Briscoe, Brown, Castro, Cherokee,
Comanche, Coryell, Falls, Fayette,
Freestone, Grimes, Hale, Hamilton,
Harris, Houston, Jones, Lamb, Lam-
pasas, Lavaca, Leon, Madison, Mills,
Montgomery, Nacogdoches, Navarro.
Shackelford, Stonewall, Swisher,
Trinity, Walker, Waller and Wash-
Secondary counties named included:
Texas—Cameron, Hardin, Hender-
son, Hidalgo, Jasper, Liberty, Throck-
morton, Tyler, Upshur and Wichita.
WIFE DROPS DIVORCE
SUIT AS MATE GETS
RID OF THYROID
CONNOR BABY FOUND
SUMMER SALE ;
White Polish ............
25c Double Edge
Razor Blades ...........
1-lb can .....................
50c Honey and
Almond Cream .......
$1.00 Honey and
, Almond Cream .........
Many Other Big Bargains.
LION DRUG STORE
be as follows: Two years and over,
$12.00 to $20; one year to two years,
$10.00 to $15.00; under one year,
$4.00 to $8.00.
It will probably be a week before
the actual buying of cattle starts
here but i the county agent is now
idy to take applications for sale.
i appraiser and veterinarian will
sent here for the work and the
curing of a veterinarian is holding
the work for the time being. The
praiser will be a man who is se-
ated by the state man in charge of
e work and he will not be a local
In cases where there is a lien
against cattle offered for sale the lien
holder is required to sign a purchase
agreement before the cattle will be
appraised and bought.
Mr. Graham states that it will take
about two weeks’ time for the own-
ers of cattle to get their money from
the government after the sale is made^
If the owners of cattle will call at
the office of the county agent at once
and get the necessary application
blanks and have them properly filled
out they will be ready to make in-
spection of the cattle as soon as the
veterinarian is sent to this county.
IN MASS PARADE
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HARTSDALE, N. Y., July 17.—
Baby Bobby Connor, found scratched
but smiling in nearby woods after he
had been missing for five days, lay
seriously ill of exposure and starva-
tion tonight while police expressed
the belief he had been abducted ana
“I am forced to the conclusion that
it must have been a kidnaping,” said
Captain Philip J. McQuillan, head of
the Greenberg police.
“I feel that the baby was placed in
the woods (which had been searched
frequently) in the last 24 hours. I
don’t think he could have crawled
or walked that far back into the
Twenty-one months old Bobby uas
discovered in a bramble thicket a half
mile' back of his parents’ home in
midafternoon by Sergeant Jerome
Hogan accompanied by Other Rossele
Dunckle of Greenberg.
His mother fainted. The boy was
put in a blanket and rushed to a
Dr. C. V/. M'unger, head of the in-
stitution, reported he was suffering
from exposure and lack of food and
water. It appeared, he said, the child
had received no water in four days.
“The baby is in a very precarious
condition but has a fair chance to re-
cover,” Dr. Munger added after com-
pleting his examination.
Because of Bobby’s weakened con-
dition—he had lost between 10 and
12 pounds, half his weight—he was
given 100 cubic centimeters of his
father’s blood early in the evening.
There was no evidence Bobby had
been mistreated, the examination
showed. He was still wearing the
pink rompers in which his mother
had dressed him . Thursday.
SAN ANTONIO, July 17.—Massed
parades with many women taking
part and a fiery attack upon policies
of the regional labor board- here,
marked the second day of the Pecan
Shellers Union strike for higher
Parading 1,500 strong, the strik-
ers marched from plant to plant Tues-
day morning leaving smaller groups
of peaceful pickets at each of the
major shelling places.
All shelling plants are completely
tied up with no work being done at
any of them, according to M. Rod-
riguez, general representative of the
The attack on the labor board was
set off when Rodriguez was asked:
“Have you given the regional labor
board a chance to settle this?”
“That is all we have given them,”
Rodriguez replied, “and they have
done nothing. We can’t wait on them
or the NRA any longer. They keep
promising us help, but they never do
anything. Now we have been forced
to take the matter in our own hands.
“Mr. Busfield (Roger Busfield, sec-
retary of the regional labor board for
Texas with headquarters in San An-
tonio) said there is no strike,” Rod-
riguez continued. “Well, he must be
blind. If he went to a single place
and found a sheller at work he might -
have been justified in saying that Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Brandon and
there is no strike. children of Texas City and Mrs. S. V.
“Mr. Busfield must not have gotten Brandon of Weslaco, are guests in the
out of his office, but stayed there and home of Mr. and Mrs. Wade Wooten,
studied technicalities like he does all Mrs. D. H. LeSueur and daugh-
the time. We can’t wait on his board riers, Misses Allie Vida, Martha, Clara-
any longer,” Rodriguez said. | dine and Olivia are here from Austin
“Don’t worry, they will recognize and are guests in the home of Mrs.
this is a strike before it is over and Emmett Terry. They are enroute to
For Want Ad Results—The Leader
Mrs. M. M. Landrum came in Tues-
day afternoon from Temple where
she has been with her son Leslie, who
is recuperating from an operation.
He will remain in the hospital for a
tew days before returning home.
CHICAGO, July 17.—With his thy-
roid gland removed, Folmer M. Peter-
sen will make a good husband, his
bride of six months believes.
For that reason she withdrew to-
day the divorce suit she filed against
him last March and they left Judge
Walter J. la Buy’s court together to
seek the domestic felicity long with-
held by his illness.
The Petersens were married here
January 27, and, after^ their separa-
tion Mai'ch 11, she filed through her
attorney, Irving Eiseman, a bill for
divorce, charging cruelty.
He beat her three days after their
wedding, she said; choked her, burn-
ed her hair and neck with a cigarette
he threw at her, threw cigarettes at
her in the bath tub and locked her
in a closet.
Five weeks ago Petersen, a bond
salesman, underwent an operation for
removal of his thyroid, which had
enlarged and become over active,
termed a toxic goiter.
Two weeks ago, his attorney, Rob-
ert E. Cantwell Jr., pleaded with
Judge la Buy for a delay of the trial
of suit, asserting that the operation
had changed his client so that he
thought Petersen could live happily
with his wife.
Today, after a two weeks’ test per-
iod ,the wife agreed with him. Peter-
sen had lost all the irritability, ner-
vousness, unstable temperament that
physicians said went with the toxic
goiter and had the possibility of be-
coming a companionable husband, she
said, and she was willing to return
The thyroid is a ductless gland in
the neck which maintains the activ-
ity of all the cells of the body at tee
normal level. When it becomes over
active, cell activity increases propor-
tionately, so that the whole body re
fleets the condition, with loss of
weight, heart trouble, extreme ner-
vous tension, restlessness, tremor and
mcv.tal and emotional instability sub-
ject to fits of ungovernable tempex
at minor irritations.
Removal of all or part of the thy-
roid or destruction with X-ray re-
tirees the excess stimulation and
calms the disordered nerves, physi-
their home in Chihuahua, Mexico.
the pecans begin to rot on the floor,”
“There are about 400 places in San Miss Meredith Campbell is visit-
Antonio where pecan shelling work is j jng. -n ^j^any Gae ^ome 0f jier
There will be a Methodist meeting
beginning Sunday, July 22 at McCrea-
ville with services every evening in
the week. Rev. O. W. Benold will
Le in charge. Every one is cordial-
ly invited to attend.—Reporter.
Mrs. J. C. Abney and daughter,
Clementine, are home from Hemp-
stead where they visited in the home
of . Mrs. Abney’s parents.
done, Let the labor board come down
here and see if it can find anybody
Jno. B. Davis, who has been con-
fined to his home on account of ill-
ness, was able to be down town Wed-
nesday morning. He is getting along
nicely now but' is very weak from his
sister, Mrs. W. H. Wylie.
Mrs. R. S. Nichols, W. B. Nichols
and Dr. and Mrs. Clarence Nichols
and children of Richmond returned
Monday after a week spent at Carls-
bad, N, M.
George J. Brooke of Mission is vis-
iting with Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Jack-
George Pollock of Weslaco is visit-
ing here in the home of his mother.
1 Mrs. Will Collis.
With David Manners, Jacqueline
Wells, Lucille Lund, Henry Armetta.
Produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. Di-
rected by Edgar G. Ulmer. Presented
by Carl Laemmle.
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Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Abney and
daughters, Mrs. Ryan Howard and lit-
tle son and Rebecca Abney, left Wed-
nesday morning for Gainesville where
they will visit with Mrs. Abney’s
mother, Mrs. Leon Harris. Mr. Ab-
ney will probably return home Fri- j
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