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RECOVERING FROM OPERATION

MRS. O.D. COLLINS OF GARDEN CITY, IS IN A BIG SPRING HOSPITAL RECOVERING FROM MAJOR SURGERY.  SHE IS A SISTER OF MRS. J.L. HALL.


RETURNS BY PLANE

BRICK EIDSON LEFT THURSDAY OF LAST WEEK FOR MATOON ILL, TAKING THE PLANE OUT OF BIG SPRING AND LANDING AT HIS DESTINATION FRIDAY, ACCORDING TO A MESSAGE RECEIVED BY MRS. EIDSON.  HE IS IN THE OIL GAME IN THE RECENTLY DISCOVERED OIL FIELDS IN ILLINOIS, GOING THERE FROM ODESSA.  HE CAME TO STANTON BY PLANE FROM THE ILLINOIS TOWN, CALLED BY THE DEATH OF HIS MOTHER.


RETURNS TO STANTON TO FINISH SCHOOL TERM

MRS. NOREN VICTOR ANDERSON [NEE MISS BERYL] TIDWELL, HAS RETURNED FROM DENVER COLORADO, TO RESUME HER PLACE AS TEACHER IN THE STANTON SCHOOLS AND WILL FINISH THE TERMS.  SHE WILL JOIN MR. ANDERSON IN THE SPRING.  SEVERAL PARTIES ARE IN THE OFFING.


A MEETING OF THE STOCK HOLDERS OF THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK WILL BE HELD IN THE DIRECTORS ROOM OF THE BANK TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, AT WHICH TIME THE 1939 DIRECTORS WILL BE ELECTED, WHO IN TURN WILL ELECT THE OFFICERS OF THE BANK.  SINCE THE DEATH LAST YEAR OF ITS PRESIDENT, J.E. MILHOLLEN, IT IS LIKELY A NEW PRESIDENT WILL BE ELECTED.  AT PRESENT TIME JIM TOM IS CASHIER AND POE WOODARD, ASSISTANT WITH WAYNE MOFFETT TELLER, AND MRS. MAMIE TOM BOOKER.


RETURNS TO MARSHALL

MISS LELA BOYD LEFT MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR MARSHALL TO RESUME HER DUTIES AS INSTRUCTOR IN THE CITY SCHOOLS AFTER SPENDING THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS WITH HER MOTHER, MRS. BERTHA BOYD.

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NARROW ESCAPE FOR PRISONERS

PRISONERS IN MARTIN COUNTY JAIL NARROWLY ESCAPED SUFFOCATION ABT 1:30 THURSDAY MORNING.  THEY HAVE MISS MAIME McDURMON, LOCAL MANAGER OF THE SHOUTHWESTERN TELEPHONE CO. TO THANK FOR TURNING IN THE ALARM.  THE TELEPHONE OFFICE IS ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE COURTHOUSE AND THE BEATING ON THE CELL AND THE CRIES OF FIRE AROUSED MISS McDURMON, WHO IMMEDIATELY GOT IN TOUCH WITH DEPUTY SHERIFF AVERY.  HE FOUND SOME MATTRESSES IN THE RUN-AROUND OF THE JAIL HAD CAUGHT AFIRE, SUPPOSEDLY FROM RATS.  THREE OF THE PRISONERS SUFFERED CONSIDERABLE ILL EFFECTS FROM SMOKE.


31 STANTON STEERS COMMAND $8.60

THE FOLLOWING ITEM OF INTEREST TO MARTIN COUNTY CITIZENS, APPEARED IN A RECENT ISSUE OF THE FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM: 

THIRTY-ONE CHOICE, WELL FINISHED YEARLING STEERS WERE MARKETED AT FORT WORTH THURSDAY BY A.L. REED AND B.T. HILL OF STANTON FOR A NEAR-SEASONAL HIGH OF $8.60.

WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A LOAD EARLIER IN THE WEEK THE STEERS BROUGHT THE HIGHEST PRICE OBTAINED HERE FOR THAT KIND OF CATTLE SINCE NOVEMBER TWENTY-FIVE HEAD AVERAGED 922 POUNDS AND SIX WERE WEIGHTED AT 1,088 POUNDS.

THE CATTLE IN EXCELLENT MARKETABLE CONDITION, SHOWED RESULTS OF CAREFUL FEEDING.

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