The Lampasas Daily Leader (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 27, No. 117, Ed. 1 Tuesday, July 22, 1930 Page: 1 of 4
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The Lampasas Dally Leader
LAMP\SAS, TEXAS, JULY 22, 1930.
TAKE A VACATION
FROM THE HEAT!
THERE’S a way to take a
vacation from the uncom-
fortable heat without pack-
ing- up and leaving town.
In fact, the oppressiveness
of summer weather will dis-
appear the minute you step
into a c-o-o-1 Griffon Zefi-
Here you can see the new-
est Griffons in a great se-
lection , . . reasonably pri-
’tubPEOPLE, WHO SHAiTtO&iJ©'
FORMER LAMPASAS RESIDENT
TO BE BURIED HERE
Word has been received in Lam-
pasas, of the death of 0. F. Wilson, a
former resident of this city, which oc-
curred Monday afternoon, July 21, at
Plainview. The remains will be
brought to Lampasas for interment
and will reach here this evening on
the 10:50 Santa Fe. The body will be
taken to the home of Robert McLean
j and will remain there for the funeral
service which will be held at 4:00
' o'clock Wednesday afternoon. Burial
I will follow in Oak Hill cemetery.
| Mr. Wilson, who was 88 years of
age, for many years lived in the
; Naruna section and following the
| death of his wife, he made his home
i for some seven or eight.years in Lam-
i pasas with his daughter, Mrs. Robert
McLean, now deceased. Since the death
!'of Mrs. McLean three years ago, he
j has been residing in . Plainview with
a son and daughter,
i Surviving Mr. Wilson are two
j daughters, Mrs. Florence Fox of Plain-
1 view and Mrs. Tap Bean of Amarillo,
j and one son, Bird Wilson of Plain-
COSTUME JEWELRY—See our
window display of novelty jewelry.
The prices are most reasonable for
lovely necklaces, bracelets, pins, fancy
buckles, etc. See the quaint imported
Mosaic pieces, they the quite lovely.-—
Cunningham Sisters. (d)
IN KENTUCKY DRIES
UP DURING DROUTH
LEXINGTON, Ky., July 21.—Bryan
j Station Spring, famed in history as
i the spring from which Kentucky pion-
I eer women obtained water when Bryan
j Station fort was beseiged by Indians
in 1782, has run dry.
Story books have long chronicled
the bravery of the women who ran
the gauntlet of Indian fire to carry
water to the front while the men
staved off the attack of the Indians.
Replenishment of the water supply
enabled the pioneers to hold out until
| reinforcements arrived.
The spring, now enclosed by a
| memorial to the women, erected by
j the Bryan Station Chapter of the
I Daughters of the American Revolu-
j tion, ordinarily has an abundant flow
i of sparkling pure drinking water. The
; present stoppage of the flow, the first
jin the history of living persons, is
! credited to the prolonged drouth in
i Central Kentucky.
MIDWEST GETS RELIEF | NOTICE! There will be a special
FROM HE \T ‘bargain matinee at the Leroy Theatre
Thursday afternoon, July 24, admis-
sion only 10c to everybody to see Reg-
inald Denny in “His Embarrassing
Moments.” All talking Comedy! (dl8)
Sylvester Lewis returned home
Monday night from kansas and Okla-
homa where he has spent the past
CHICAGO, July -21.—Central West-
ern states today received relief from
the summer’s most intense heat wave
with the coming of high pressure
areas from the Canadian Northwest.
Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois and
Michigan were the states principally
aided by the phanging barometric
readings. Local showers contributed
to the relief, Mrs. J. G. Rainey carhe in from
Western Kansas and Nebraska last j ^-rdmore» Okla., Monday night for a
night received a downpour which say-1 visit In. tba h°me of daughter,
ed ci’ops that had been seriously s‘ Mdll C ollis,
threatened: ! r ’
-__| Ted Kay Standard returned 'home
| Monday evening from a three weeks’
FOR RENT—Furnished apartment! visit with his aunt near San Saba.
with all modem conveniences. South- ; -----
•east exposure. Garage. Located close 1 Mrs. J. B. Allen and son, J. B., left
in.—Mrs. P .V. Hickman. Phone 1 Tuesday afternoon for Austin and San
206. (d) Antonio where they will spend a week.
Mclennan may rescind
NEGRO VOTE RULING
WACO, July 21.—John K. Streeker,
chairman of the county Democratic
executive committee, is expected by
some to recall the county committee
this week and possibly rescind per-
mission which was given last week
for negroes to vote in the Democratic
primary Saturday because of the de-
cision of Judge Charles A. Boynton
ill San Antonio supporting the posi-
tion of .the chairmen of State party
committees and members of such
The Democratic. State Executive
Committee has refused negroes the
right to vote in primaries. The coun-
ty committee here merely invited “all
taxpayers to come forward and cast
their vote,” did not specify mention
the negroes, but it was clearly con-
strued here as meaning that, the ne-
groes could vote if they chose.
SHOWS BIG GROWTH
Fashion decrees that to be well dres-
sed your personal accessories must
harmonize with your costume. Select
your costume jewelry from our “just
arrived,” There you will find just the
proper necklace with bracelet to
match, lovely new beads, brooches,
novelty pins, etc.—Cunningham Sis-
Roy L. Walker and S. T. Donnell
spent Tuesday in Dallas on business
relative to plans and purchases per-
taining to the new Leroy theatre.
Mrs. F. A. Ramsey Jr. of Houston,
who spent the. past week visiting' rela-
tives and friends at Lake Victor, has
returned to her home.
Handy Pack Portfolio in new pat-
terns, 89c at Mackey’s. (d)
On July 9, Mr. W. R. McCoy of
Burnet celebrated his 79th birthday
with a family, reunion and barbecue
on Gabriel Greek near the old McCoy
homestead. The barbecue, old time
“fiddle and guitar music” and swim-
ming were some of the things that
made the day one of pleasure for
those who came.
There; were 139 present*. 124 of
these wqre of the family and 15 were
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs.
W. R. McCoy of Burnet; Mr. and Mrs.
J. H. McCoy and children, Ava, Ada,
Lelia and John Riley, of Lampasas;
Mr. and Mrs. Bill McCoy and son of
Burnet; Mr. and Mrs. Leslie McCoy
and son of Lampasas; Mrs. Alire Ken-
AUSTIN, July 21.—The valuation
of taxable property in Texas increas-
ed more than $70,000,000 during the
last year, according County Assessor’s
tax rolls filed with the Comptroller.
Figures on the valuation were pre-
pared Monday and are ready for the
Automatic Tax Board, scheduled to
The taxable property is estimated to
be worth $4,280,498,578. Only a few
tax rolls have not been filed.'
Compared with the estimate of a
year ago with a considerable number
of tax rolls missing, the increase is
$136,052,390. It is believed that this
amount, however, will drop to $70,-
The increased valuation may result
in a reduction of the ad valorem tax,
which is now 30c.
The school tax is 31c and the Con-
federate pension tax 7c, a total of 68c.
NOTICE! The election returns will
be announced as they come in over the
Vitaphone at the Leroy Theatre Sat-
urday. Come and see “THE TEXAN,”
one of the greatest outdoor pictures of
all time a?id at the same time keep in
touch with the election returns. You
will find the Leroy cool and comfort-
OF “COMEDY” FALLS SHORT
‘CUCKOOS’ SUPPLY DEFICIENCY
“Where Lampasas Is Entertained”
, (Home of Vitaphone Pictums)
TONIGHT & WEDNESDAY
Special Matinee Wednesday 2:00 p. m.
Sensational comedy team of “Rio Rita” leading a
royal army of nuts and nit-wits in the greatest screen
frolic of all. time.
Bert ‘Wheeler and Robert Woolsey in
Topping their success in “Rio Rita” with their'
sensational new hit—
DAZZLING SCENES IN TECHNICOLOR
A thousand gags—and every one a riot . . . gorgeous
girls . . . nine lilting song hits . . . stupendous cast of
1,000 singers, dancers and comedians . . . fun show
of the age! •<-...
YOU’VE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING
J LIKE IT BEFORE!
V Also Added Attractions
Mickey, (the Mouse) in
The funniest of all Talking Cartoons!
r' And News Reel
Show Starts 7:35 p. m.
Admission 10c & 50c
Matinee Price Wednesday afternoon 10c & 35c M
“THE TEXAN” with Gary Cooper and
Fay Wray is Coming Soon!
What is comody ?
Webster’s definition reads:— |AIR. EXPRESS STARTS | eago and other cities east of the Miss-
“A joyful festivity with music and BETWEEN AMERICAS : issippi and ports in the Southern
dancing. A phase of drama depicting
scenes of an amusing and cheerful
A shorter manner of defining “com-
edy” would he to see “The Cuckoos,”
the all-talking, singing, musical show
at the Leroy Theatre tonight and
Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey,
inimitable clowns of “Rio Rita” fame,
are principle reasons why “The
Cuckoos” is “joyful” festivity.”
June Clyde and Hugh Trevor with
100 trained singers and dancers, are
the featured entertainers along the
musical and dancing line.
Staye technicians have always
claimed that comedy was an elusive
factor and particularly hard to bring
out on the screen. Special “gag” men
are usually employed to insure the
success of the embryo comedy.
But Wheeler and Woolsey refused
to have an assistant when filming
“The Cuckoos.” Every “gag” used by
them in the picture is original. They
have worked together so long that
WASHINGTON, July 21.
mediate operation of a merchandise
air express system between this feoun-
try and the 16 countries and colonies
of the West Indies and South America
was announced today by Col. Ralph
A. O’Neill, president of the New York,
Rio and Buenos Aires Line, Inc.
Colonel O’Neill said the new air ex-
press service would clip nearly two
weeks from New York to Buenos Aires
shipments, halve the transit time to
Rio de Janeiro and save up to 25 days
between New York, Philadelphia, Chi-
jWest Indies and Northern Brazil. Rush
The im-1 shipments between the United States
and Buenos Aires and Rio de Jane-
iro would, he said, require but six and-'
a half and five and a half days, res-
* Mr. and Mrs. K. C. Dillard returri-
l ed Monday from a six weeks’ auto-
j mobile tour of points west as. far as
| California and north to the~ YeikTcv-
..Stone National Park. At the present
| time they are in Austin.
Daily Leader 3 months tor 31.00
FLIT KILLER ,
We have it with or without
an and children of Lampasas; Mix and I
Mrs. M. P. Henderson and children Ithey know beforehand whether their
of Lometa; Mrs. A. B. Sltton and jokes wiU l'egistey successfully with
children, Mark, Harvey and Margie i ^be audience.
of Menard; Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Ses- ! Most musical comedies of the screen
som and children of. Pontotoc; Mr. and * have featured the singing and danc-
Mrs. Ronald Patton and son of Men-! ^ numbers’ but “The Cuckoos” re-
ard; Mrs. B. A. Wilson and children, iverses the ordinary roudne and feat"
Bill, Ruby, Alma and Maggie of (ures tbe comedy.
.Mason; Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Waddel The picture#was “made for lau&'hs”
and son of Mason; Mr. and Mrs. Lee ! and’ according t0 those who have seen
Sanders and son of Menard; Mr. and , it» the show hits its mai'k* "The Cuck‘
Mrs B A Cook and children Mag-'” is comedy of the oroadest type.
gie, Ruth, Melvin, and Mabell of San jU makes no Pretenses at subtlety’ for ! t &
Saba; Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Harkey of |Wheeler and Woolsey are decidedly ! X
San Saba; Mrs. E. N. Thomas and comedians of the “^p-stick” vari-,£
children Dessie Mae, Eldon, Johnnie ety’ They are aided to no sma11 de‘! *
and Lewis of Amarillo; Mr. and Mrs. 'gree by frothy Lee’ 'vho scored so X
II. H. ‘Bennett of Burnet; Mr. and sensationally with them in “Rio Rita”
Mrs. A. E. Adams and children Jean,,and Jobyna Howland’ a ^w-comer to
Dorothy, Dale and Opal of Lake Vic- ,the screen who has made her mark in i *
tor; Mr. and Mrs. G. II. McCoy and Broadway musical comedies. |Y
children, Leon, Larry and Ardine of | , Th? Cuclcoos is *the screen’s flvst %
FOX & MILLS HDW.
LET’S COOL OFF
Galveston August 2-4
GOOD IN SLEEPERS
ON PAYMENT OF PULLMAN
TICKETS ON SALE FOR TRAINS ARRIVING GAL-
VESTON ALL DAY SATURDAY, AUG. 2ND, AND
PRIOR TO NOON SUNDAY, AUG. 3RD
LIMITED TO LEAVE GALVESTON AUGUST 4th
Avoid Automobile Congestion Galveston—Use Steam Trains
Burnet; Mr. and Mrs. W. A. McCoy
and children, Pearl and Buck of Bur-
net; Mr. and Mrs. Rupert McCoy of
| Burnet; Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Baker and
all talking extravaganza of nonsense.
Let us Serve you at the Curb.
Say a cool refreshing Lime Ade.
Remember our M. B. Ice Cream,
we have today Chocolate, Peach,
Vanilla, Strawberry and M. B’s
own Dairyland special. Then our
Cream Sodas, we strive to serve
Miss Helen Applewhite of Tahoka
is a guest here in the home of her j «j.
son of' Goiddburst ; Lewis McCoy of'uncle a"d aunt> Mr. and Mrs. Ben |
Peak. ; £
Leave Temple 2:00 A. M. Aug. 3,
Arrive Galveston 8:00 A. M.
For Details A^k. Your Santa Fe Agent
Burnet; Mr. and Mrs. T, W. McCoy of
Menard; Leslie McCoy of Menard; Mr.
[A. L. McCoy and Son, Lindsey of San
jSaba; Mrs. Annie Duncan of San Saba;
j Mr. and Mrs. A. F, McG'oy of Brady;
j Mrs. Maude Donalson of Calf Creek;
I Mr. and Mrs. W. II. McCoy and daugh-
! ter, Edpa of Burnet; Mr. and Mrs. Ben
L. Sehooly and children of Lampasas;
Audly Kleen of Burnet: Mr. and Mrs.
D, A. Riggs of Lake Victor; Mr. and
Mrs, Bill Riggs of Lake Victor; Mrs.
. Vina Stewart of Lampasas; Mrs. Lena
l Skaggs and children of Lampasas;
Mr. and Mrs. Newton Baker and chil-
dren of Burnet; Miss (Meta Baker of
j Coleman; Q. B. Goble of Hext; Mr.
j George Riggs of Burnet; Mr. and Mrs.
j W. H. Robertson and grand-children
of Lampasas; Mr. and Mrs. G. H.
Field of Burnet; Mrs. Henry Johnston
of Burnet; Mr. and Mrs. Ray of Bur-
They’re all expecting to meet again
next year for another reunion. xx
50c Pepsodent tooth paste 33c at
WILSON DRUG CO.
Phone 138 Rural
Service is our Motto
CITY SHOE SHOP
C. I. LaBounty, Prop.
Tire’s are cheaper, cars are
better built to save breaking,
roads are better. There is not
the need for vulcanizing now
that there was. However, some
tires are broken and where they
are new and of a good grade, I
can save you money. Let me see
the tire. Same applies to tubes.
R. L TURNAGE
IT’S A PLEASURE
To drive a good looking auto-
mobile, and your car can be
made to look good at a very
small cost. Let us polish your
car and you will be surprised
how good it will look.
$1.50 and up
AUTO PAINT & TRIM
W. E. LaBounty, Mgr.
South Side Square
A 65c Quality
D. T. Briggs Jr., Manager
The Candy people like best
Pink of Perfection
Pleasure Island Joy Box
A fresh supply of the favor-
ite numbers has just been re-
Lion Drug Store
We Give S. & H. Green Stamps
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