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Mexia Daily News, The (Newspaper) - January 31, 1926, Mexia, Texas Build the auditorium Exia i the weather i i sunday rain in xxviii 26 ten pages Texas january 192g 76c per month in Advance by another payroll lost by Lack of support Norman in an Idaho publication recently wrote the lowing article which is Well to be read in Mexia and applied not Only to its own Candy factory but to other local industries As recently at Pocatello a receiver was appointed for one of the Lead ing Candy factories in the Plant and equipment is in Fine condition and modern in every respect and for years the Yellowstone Choc olates with their purity and Quality have delighted the people of Idaho and surrounding in fact out siders bought them More readily than idahoans and tourists in the Yellowstone Park demanded those famous with Lack of bought Candy made in other states and paid higher prices for nationally advertised the Plant at Pocatello had a Large pay Roll and the company contributed to the support of All institutions of the state in taxes As Well As in other the payroll which supported several families has been discontinued and that Section of the state has lost an institution which brought thousands of dollars annual y into the state and built up its tax Able but the doors Are closed now to this factory and the famous Brand of candies will no longer be seen and enjoyed by the children of the Lack of support by Idaho ans closed the idahoans closed the Plant and shut off the payroll just As if they had gone Down in a body and nailed up the front idahoans preferred to pay extra Pri Ces for nationally advertised goods and kill Idaho payrolls but they thoughtless in when idahoans realize the necessity for supporting Idaho products they will rally to the already thous ands have pledged their lights and life Denver is the Home of two Hon life members of the Mexia rotary they Are colonel Humph reys and the David Jay Denver is to International in annual convention this year and Many Mexia rotarians Are planning to go to the special in View of the com ing is being made through the glad hand to carry Denver invitation to the the gland hand is published from the top of the world by the rotary club of so it says Ench time it Denver has been mentioned Al Over the world As the City of one of the ways that stress is placed on Street and Home lighting s through contests that Are arranged by the Light company in which the people Are called upon to Par for at christmastime there is a prize awarded to the Home that is Best and most Artisti the contest arranged and conducted annually by the electrical league of this event has been a Winner for the out lighting spectacle being one of the Best advertisements that Den ver has and stimulates interest in 1r Street and Home hts which Cut Down offers an incentive to beautification in the residential and aids in cleanliness and therefore and otherwise pays big dividends for the glad hand of first week in january carries a picture of the Home of showing clearly Why it was Winner in the last electrical league the picture is described As Fol lows this is the Way we do it in Den the Home of rotarian Dave Bayless at Christmas the the stronger of red and the the were electric this decoration won the con test fostered by the electrical Lead a los Angeles resident recently that his Home in a Southern City would be fixed up a la Denver at the next Holiday time with Snow imported from the Imper Ial in the shape of White Cotton for a and regular California Trees to be used in the final is americas Best lighted lets make Mexia the Best lighted City in hers Al 4 Yancy Story Bank robbery Case goes to jury 4 4 4 county votes increase rancher soon to know Fate did not take stand for self in trial in Dallas court Hoffman company defends 36 cent Price for surface work on Texas state roads different Benson named t charge to i fridays Issue of the Mexia daily j us y i news carried an article in which it Joe Burkett in Austin denies called for witness in Case i was stated that Cal formerly Alibi depended on to City detective in was found save Denton Man from prison guilty by a jury late thursday in the Federal court at Dallas on a i charge of conspiracy to violate the by United press act which relates to in Dallas in stolen the Case of Yancey charged the article went on to say that with Bank were scheduled to i a who was charged with be completecfby7 today and j Baird in the indictment was found the Case will go to the jury short1 not on All by since the initials Given Are the charging the jury this morning j same As those of or judge Charles Pippen if j better known As Jim Henson of you believe that Knox con it is proper to state that the rented to the robbery of the Bank j local citizen was not the party to at then you will acquit the 1 Wilom the article in it was not noticed at the time of by United press j two j and a half cents a Square Yard would j have been a fair Price for surfacing work by the Hoffman construed Tion defense j who claims to be the in j Ventor of the so called invisible j track Type of testified i today in the trial of the Hoffman company plea of privilege i Moore pictured 30 cents As a read j Honable Price for the on Cross examination he testified that he had j been in the employ of the state Highway department doing exp Rij mental j i the court recessed at noon sat collector in Busy time at end of period service car Man killed at Sherman by United press Burley a service car Driver final totals will betas shot in excess of says estimate to add penalty i Arthur garage whose establishment the shooting took surrendered to j the garage occupies Oie Side of the Public death toll in Alabama blast now in 27 men Colorado mine to Many others injured caverns get four urday until monday at 9 judge Pippen reminded the jurors that the penalty was death or Penitentiary sentence for conviction of the the judge said failure of Story to testify was not to be considered against after introducing several alibis witnesses the defense rested late the Only untoward incident that has occurred since the trial began monday was yesterday when county officers a Mckinney at bedside no sermons today called to the bedside of his critic ally ill Grandfather at san Angelo late Mckinney Wilfur the services of sunday and Only sunday school and communion ser vice will be held at the morning sour with Christian Endeavor societies the Only programs for the word to Mckinney was that his Grandfather was not expected to that the initials of the Man involved in the Case at Dallas were the same As Jim Bensons of Elso then and there the matter would have been made since having the matter brought to the attention of the publishers of the Mexia daily correction and explanation is gladly it is never the purpose or the de sire of the Mexia daily news to place any citizen in an embarrassing position by an unjust reflection on his Mexia daily Garland he kills own self after 2 shot sat girl Pallas girl shot on downtown str e e t s at lunch hour by United press to lunch Between two girl friends Glady a was shot to death by Engineer in the i Field work for the state Highway was on the stand when j j the court former state Highway commissioner Joe Burkett arrived Here on personal business and denied re i ports he had been summoned As a witness in the plea Al privilege trial of the Hoffman construction which for two weeks has been in Progress in the 53rd District court of Travis Burkett de taken several weeks was a part of the past weeks Tes Timony in the to reconsider Stock tax repeal Senate today agreed to reconsideration of the measure for repeal of the capital Stock which it reconsideration was agreed to on motion of senator of the House adopted a capital Stock tax of 1 for every of capital put figures at More than for county voters until a late hour the of fice of tax collector of Limestone county at Groesbeck was one of the busiest departments of the county Robbins stated that he did not have the reports from the Banks Bolton says disasters of i n e r elks Lodge is in Best Shapel Atwell by United press j demands elks j the death toll in the Gas explosion give proper of the Premier Coal company regard for Law at near was brought to 27 today when searchers according to Frank exalt found 10 additional of the county where poll taxes were cd ruler the Mexia elks Lodge being paid but that from the Way the local payments were being made in Lodge is in better shape seventeen taken from the mine a Short time after the explosion the now than it has been in two j and it was hoped that the remaining court House office the year 192g is i during the next few weeks a j 10 would be rescued during new members is ex1 the night oxygen was pumped into beginning of the special series of i who then fired a Bullet into his own sermons planned by the minister will be delayed for one miss student of is the week end Home of and Roar Joo cold for wins claim by United press timers in the North country Are uni Ted in the opinion that the Vilkins Polar scheduled for would have a better Chance for Suc Cess if delayed until Early while the Advance guard of the expedition is still testing the double ended motor on1 which huge stores of gasoline and other ions will be hauled to Point bar from which Point the flight will take mariners of the Arctic waters7urged postponement until movie kitted in wreck prominent film director and brother inlaw of Viola Dana Shirley film was tilled Here today in an automobile he was Riding with Jack when their machine crashed Headon with another car driven by the girl crumpled into the arms of her companions with two Bullet wounds in her Daniels was taken to the Hospital in a dying the nature of the trouble Between the Young woman and the Man was not the three girls were walking along the Street just out of the downtown Section when Daniels came up behind them and shouted get out of my i dont want to Hurt with that he Drew a revolver and started the two companions of miss Owens were miss Mae Oshea and Blanch they taken to police Headquarters for the girl and Daniels had been going together for a year and a Dan Moody is Man ground into pieces by train i John identified by naturalization papers taken in was Cut to pieces by the Chicago and i Northwestern train at from some time during the the scattered remains being found on the tracks this dines had been working at the Fairbanks Morse was seen walking on the Highway last night near where fragments of his t o r n c y general Dan Moody has been offered j the presidency of the National league of Young Accord ing to a letter received by the at Turney called to bedside sister at Temple and John Mceroy and miss Mary Belle of have been called to Temple to the bedside of Joe sister of and Hicker who is in a critical killer oif woman Dies Santafe died to Day regaining consciousness from self inflicted gunshot wounds after he killed Clara a the Cook in the place said the girl resisted attentions of the machinist before the shooting occur Robert Santa body were too easy on Billy says former secret atty weeks by United press san former of the with his wife and a party of i his declared he was not satisfied with the punishment Given he not sufficiently sailed today on a j said the he deliberate pleasure trip to by distorted the facts and should the retired military before have been Given More to be the busiest in to Chical circles Ever known in Limestone the indications were that the poll tax payments would be several Hun dred in excess of 1925 approximately Limestone county citizens in 1925 equipped Tia selves with the necessary poll tax receipts entitling them to vote in the county and state it is estimated that the payments this year will show More than qualified not including the exemptions on account of Friday was one of the biggest Days of the surpassed Only by the Rush of reports for Fri Day showed that there were around 600 poll tax payments made at the tax collectors office that Day and that during the Day More than 000 had been paid by Limestone county tax payers in county and state including automobile License with the close of the books Satur Day the period for payment of taxes for the year was at those paying hereafter will have an additional ten per cent to pay on account of going beyond the final Date for this in the form of an extra Robbins stated Large class of petted to be taken in by Mexia the Shaft in the belief their lives i would be in a recent letter sent out to when the entry was All members by attend however the remaining 10 bodies Tion is called to excerpts from an of were f Ocial circular number 3 sent out j by the grand exalted judge i by United press William Atwell Amon quoted is one h and in the Rane of the Bear other paragraphs which says let me ask let me beg you j Creek Coal today at to join hands in keeping our Franj while nearly a More were eternity clean and Law tii3 suffering slight injuries from elks must not put smut upon an explosion of Gas in the mine Flag the elks must not Sully term 36 workers in Tia or Ripe the fourth All but the three killed succeeded in a thing their Way to safety after their had been burned to threads in what the described As a hot Dought not make the dedication of the mar ble memorial on the shores of late Michigan a mockery of the dead Brothers who fought for the Flag and for the and died that both might be clean and Freo and emblematic of the finest land on the circular a number of elks lodges that Are now being by United press four miners were killed a Cave in of the Caso Zinc mine near Here this investigated for infractions of the Rescue work is held up on Laws of the order and of our coun try and the Laws of both must be it has always been a matter of that Pride to leading elks Here and to the mass of members that there has Many never been any criticism or cause fir voters were paying their poll taxes in the conduct of the and deferring their other tax Payi Mexa since it was first or the Farmers having been j under the leadership of especially hard hit during the drouth j account of a second Cavern which injured one of the Rescue no identifications have been made according to meagre reports reaching no condemnation is made of those who had to postpone for they have been hard pressed and decided it better to withhold payment until later in the in handling the business in the county collectors Rob bins has been assisted by the follow ing regular deputies Schulz and those who assisted during the Rush were miss Gertrude Oma Odell miss Clara Heatly and Jasper reports Are expected to be re editor visits Here editor Russell of the Teague news Young and Mcgee the mechanical department of the Teague news were among the appreciated visitors at the office of the Mexia daily news on Florida trip and of were to leave sunday for an automobile trip to where they expect to remain for two Lewis returns Lewis of fort Worth turned to her Home follow ing a visit with friends in this 24 years died at the Brown Hospital thurs Day was buried Friday afternoon at after an operation complications of other troubles set in and death came at 4 thurs Day Cei Ved within the next few Days from All the Banks in the at which time a full report on poll tax payments May be americans to explore Arctic by United press an american expedition to explore the Artic regions financed by american capitalist being organized by Richard re who headed the naval continent of the Mcmillan trip last details have not been the elks lodges that Are being investigated Are those of Colorado new York fort Indiana Rhode Island and s Mexia defeats Kirven 22 to 19 Mexia Defeated Kirven in a practice game of basketball night at the Mexia High school the score was 22 to the close game gave both teams a Chance to leaving the outcome in doubt to the coach Johnson Hopes to have a game every week during the remainder of the Basket Ball dog saves life of 24 Dall Sites by United press by the Barking of a Bull dog 24 per sons narrowly escaped being trap Ped by flames which destroyed a Large two Story Rooming House Early was damage was estimate Dat Sumpter Street Pat called in meeting Here tuesday notice was Given saturday of a school All members Are special called meeting of sump Ter Street grammar school Parent teachers the meeting is to be held tuesday afternoon at 3 Oclock at the Sampter Street urge to As matters of much importance to school life Are to be to those inter ested in and concerned about the Southern Mills support Norris fight on Grot by United num Ber of Southern manufacturers joined senator to prevent the 000 muscle Shoals Power nitrate project from being grabbed by Eastern Dan attorney the Tennessee manufacturers Assoc has advised Norris by Tele Gram that organization commends his efforts in this respect sending this to Ever chamber of Commerce in the South together with a letter from John president of the National tuners association commending your efforts against the i guess who j who is slender and f feet has Blue eyes and almost drives a Buick and always has his and Small son with first prize is a ticket to Thi National where manager West will be showing Premier or Yon win second place a pass to the opera House and another Shew is third position brings pasteboard the popular films described Friday Allen Teller of the prendergas Tsmith or Inners Hazel and Calfot tickets at new

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