The Cuero Daily Record (Cuero, Tex.), Vol. 68, No. 112, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 10, 1928 Page: 2 of 4
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CUERO PUBLISHING Ca
MUd,” eBtofcliafcsd 1894. “The Star/* established
le News/* formerly Rundschau, established 1891.
(Consolidated, April, 1919.) «
ly Record, $2.00 a year.
Record, 50 cents per month, $5.00 per year in advance
in the Cuero Postoffice as second-class matter under
Of Congress of March 3, 1879.
Organ of the City of Cuero and of DeWitt County
Boost youraeit, but don’t forget
„ To boost your neighbor too;
By boosting him you’re apt to get
Some boosting done for you.
jJhe county convention Tuesday was a very peaceable
and harmonious affair at the court house.
In spite of the new dwellings that have been recently
built here, there seems to^be as great a shortage as ever, and
a demand that exceeds the supply just like it did before the
building movement was started.
President Coolidge has issued a warning note to Congress
'jigging the body to tighten up on the purse strings, as a treas-
---deficit is likely. It is probably good advice, but rather
There are so. many new faces in Cuero these days, es-
pecially after working hours, on various building jobs, that
one might almost imagine himself somewhere else. It is go-
ing to seem different agains when all the new store buildings
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Many of the Republican conventions in this and other
Were rather stormy affairs, judging from the reports,
igoat instances, however, the Republicans fight among
Ives and split into factions but come right - back on
•taction day to go to piling up majorities.
County Democratic Chairman L. C. N^utzler has an-
nounced that he “will not choose" to have his name printed
on the ballots this year, for re-election to the post. Mr.
tjglef. thinks some one nearer the center of the county
d handle the job better, but his service has been very sat-
ji‘ry to his party in this county so far.
The* city of San Angelo, California, which has a popula-
©f fcteee thousand has sold its jail for a consideration of
©Mars, and same will be used for a barbecue stand. The
was built six years ago and had never been used but
Of course there are a good many things that might
iu California that couldn’t be done in South Texas,
peabaps that is one of the reasons the jail wasn’t used
Under the head of unfinished business we still have the
of auto drivers, who have no respect, for the speed laws
the rights of others they lnight meet on a highway,
keep to the centra o£ tbe-voad and drive at full speed
the other fellow 4o get out of their why. Most of
prefer to give the whole road than to take chances with
real reckless drivers, but some way will have to be
J tp check this evil, even if if takes jail sentences to do it.
^ ‘One dealer at Smiley, which is in the heart of the poul-
jprowing section of Gonzales county, shipped out fifteen
dollars worth of poultry during the month of April,
wasn’t such a bad record, and we dare say the poultry
mone| ip. circulation kept hard times away from many doors
the Smiley community. The poultry industry is the best
thing we know of to fill in the gap when the cotton crop falls
and it’s good in the winter and spring as well as in the
-An the dairying industry in this section continues to ex-
\ along with the poultry and truck raising, there is sure
a big demand for small farms close in. The small farm-
f^lose in has several advantages over the one who lives far
. it. The man near in can bring his products to town, and
his first saving will be five cents a pound for his butter fat,
is a right considerable item in a month’s time.' He
market his eggs daily and thereby avoid the likelihood of
t of bad ones. And finally on his trips to market he can
fe a great deal of time, which can he can use to advantage
his farm. With the growing demand for small places
" ER in, this class of land is due to increase inxvalue, espec-
^ihere it lies along a paved highway, and gives the own-
. inveniences as attractive as his town neighbor has. Many
>ple wdb be induced to live near town who do not like to
tywn, and they can afford to spend more on iraprove-
whare there is such a demand and such value in their
lgs. No less than three youag farmers who live a con-
ways out have told the writer that if they could sell
hidings they would be glad to move closer in and quit
altogether, in favor of dairying, poultry raising and
S. J. FREUND
Nmmi 484 424*448
Copyright 1117, Warner Brea. Pieter**, In*.
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Adele Dayton, famous musical
comedy star, playing in “Po\c§9t
ily Back," returns to her home
town, Brookton, Iowa, to visit her
married sister. During her stay her
niece's beau, Harry Stark, and her
childhood sweetheart, George Rob-
ertson, now a bank president, both
fall in love with her. On her return
to New York, Harry follows her.
Later, George arrives, explaining
that Harry, decamped with bank
funds and that Adele’s niece !«
heart-broken. He begs Adele to give
up Harry, who is much younger
than she is, and Adele agrees for
the sake of her favorite niece. She
evolves a plan to send Harry back.
She kept glancing at the clock
uneasily, watching the minutes
sometimes crawl by, sometimes fly.
They crawled when she felt that
the sooner she got this episode
over with, the better; they flew
■when she thought of what was
about to happen to a very dear boy
with dark, compelling eyes. She
jumped nervously when the door-
bell rang and almost flew to open
the door herself. But she restrain-
ed her impulse and waited, im-
patiently until Renee entered the
room and went out to the little re-
ception hall to let In the caller.
Almost simultaneously with her
thoughts, Harry appeared In the
room and was clasping her hands
and kissing them madly. His face
‘1/y God! You don’t mean that.’'
RUNGE & CO*, Bankers
looked slightly worried, she thought,
and she knew (that it was because
he had been talking to George.
“Adele, darling,’’ Harry looked at
her with, tender, loving eyes. ‘‘How
beautiful you look. I’ve never seen
you so lovely? before.”
“No?” Adele quirked her mouth
into one of her funny little smiles
that seemed- to say: “It’s all in
fun, isn’t it?”
“What have you been doing to-
day?’’ Harry questioned, looking
about the room. “Anything inter-
esting or exciting?”
“Not a thing." Adele lied mag-
nificently. ,“I had a most quiet
morning, and just dressed a little
while ago. Have you been writ--
“O, some,” Harry edged about
the question. “Mostly, I was Just
thinking, and wondering—’’
“About what?” Adele fitted a
cigarette into a slender onyx hold-
er and held it out for Harry to
light for her. /
“About you, sweetheart,—what
else could I think of?" Harry light-
ed the cigarette. “Don’t you know
that I never have anything else—
ever—to think about. O, Adele,
I’m simply mad about you. You do
love me—just a Bttle—don’t yon?"
/ He caught her to him and show
/ered kisses upon her mouth, her
eyes, her cheeks.
For a moment Adele was lost in
the happiness of his caresses. But
she remembered her part, and
loath to play It as she was, she
began it by pulling herself away
from Harry, laughing cynically
“O, don’t be such a silly, Har-
ry.” Her words were almost pee-
vish. She smoothed her hair, and
went over and quite obviously, be-
fore a mirrofr, rearranged the dis-
For a moment Harry paused,
scarcely knowing what to make of
her words and her actions. It
wasn’t- at all like Adele. And yet.
there she was. calmly puffing on
that damned cigarette as though
she didn’t care anything at all
about him. And still the sheer
beauty of her; the flash of the red
fringe that just suggested the
movements of her body, seemed so
alluring—and somehow, in a way,
not exactly like, her. She had nev-
er seemed quite so strange and
aloof, for all her loveliness, as she
“What’s the matter, Adele?”
Harry came and stood beside her,
trying to look into the eyes that,
eluded him. “Have I done some-
thing? Please tell me—what Is
ette. Then she blew a cloud of
smoke and watched It- rise and
lose itself against the celling.
“You were amusing for a while.
Harry," she laughed cruelly. “I
might as well tell you that I’m
tired of the whole game. I'm
through with it—I’m sorry, but—
that's the story-"
‘Adele! O. Adele! My God!
You don’t mean that! Please say
you don’t mean it’’ He grasped
her wrists tightly, and held her
prisoner before him. “I don’t un-
derstand at alL You can’t do this
—you can’t turn me down this
way, when you know that I love
you—I adore you—worship you.
Adele, I’d do anything for you. Only
tell me that you didn’t mean what
you just said.”
“Harry, let me go—you’re hurt-
ing me," she 6poke angrily, loosen-
ing her hands from his grasp.
“I'm sorry,” he said humbly.
“I didn’t mean to."
“Well, you did. Just the same.”
She rubbed her wrists where they
showed red from his fingerprints.
“And I do mean exactly what I
said. I don’t really want to hurt
you, Harry. That’s why I’m tell-
ing you this now—instead of,later.”
No—no, I didn’t want to hurt him,
she cried to herself. I didn’t—
and it is best. “Don’t you under-
stand that this would have come,
sooner or later? And now, while
everything is still young and fresh
and lovely, it’s best to end the
“Adele! You’re not telling me
the truth. There’s some one else
—some one who’s taken my pl%ce.
Is that true, Adele?" Harry was
pleading, the tears welling up in
“Perhaps.—perhaps not,” Adele
chose -to be mysterious for the
moment “But it doesn’t matter.
Harry, whether or not there is
anyone else. The fact remains
that fm tired of playing this little
game with you. For that’s all it
has “been—a game. And I’m used
to controlling my own life, so that
when I say that I'm tired—I am
“But Adele, I came all the way
from Brookton, just to find you,”
Harry- cajoled childishly. “You
can’t realize how much you mean
to me. I can't live without you,
▲dele^-I; can’t—I can’t You’re the
most glorious thing I've ever seen.
I’m mad about you. I love you-*-
I lovd you—I’ve tried to show you
how much, I; do love you. Won’t
you, please say that you’re only
playing with me, now.”
Playing with you—ray dear boy.
I’m perfectly serious.” Adele turned
sharply away and looked into the
fije. “Don’t you understand that
have my work—and it comes
first—before everything else. After
that—love, if one can call It that,”
she shrugged her wlipulders, “I
don’t believe in it, myself. It’s all
such a passing, futile sort of thing.
I’m ndt actually sorry for you Har-
17, because this is going to teach
you a lesson. It will make you
less trusting and more sophisticate
and you need that”
“-Ad.eleH I can't lmderstand why
you’re sending mef off this way.
Can’t you give roe some explana-
tion?” Harry could not compre-
hend Adele’s meaning, for he saw
only the woman who flared like
a scarlet flame against the white of
the mantelpiece. “I thought you
were interested in me—in my work
—in what I wanted to do, if noth-
Your work!" Adele smiled light-
ly. “Harry, the. best thing I can
tell you Is that youTU never write.
You haven’t got It in you. But you
were entertaining, for a change,
and that was all. I can't say any-
thing more than that I liked you
Harry, but it’s only a waste of
time to go on and os, talking about
Harry slumptd down on the
lounge, his head in his hands.
Adele had delivered the final blow,
so he thought when s^e told him
so heartlessly that his work was
negligible and that she had merely
been amused for the. time being.
He looked so disconsolate, so piti-
ful, that the actress was tempted
to comfort him. She stretched out
her arms, but as quickly let them
fall to her sides. She must go on
playing the game—play it with a
smile, when it was almost break-
ing her heart. She turned her back
and stared Into the fireplace, her
eyes hot and dry.
“Adele,” Harry called to her
across the room. “Is there noth-
ing I can do—nothing that will
change you?” He got up and
walked towards her. “Don’t you
see I can’t let you go like this.
You mean too ranch/ to me. If
you’ll only just see me now and
then—I promise I won’t bother you
—I won't Intrude.”
“No, Harry," Adele shpok her
head. “I’ve told you It’s all over.
There la never any recapturing of
any kind of happiness. It must
come spontaneously, and the wis-
est man is, the oop who knows
when to pluck It In its full bloom
and destroy the blossom before it
fades into withered grayness. I
(•ever liked dried lavender.”
▲dele bit the bolder of her dgajp 1 (To be continued)
THE LAW of SUCCESSFUL LIFE is WORK
and SAVE. Without these there can never
be riches and success.
Farmers State Bank & Trust Co.
Service that pleases.
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Gets. Its Prey
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Sherman Chamber of Commerce and States Chamber of
chairman of the Attendance Com*
mittee. said the attendance would be
greater than that of any previous
Texa* Commercial jElxeeutives
manager of the
The program for the conclave has
been carefully arranged. It will
consist of three days discussion of
vital phases of Chamber of Com-'
inerce work by men in the profession
who are regarded as best qualified
to speak on their respective subjects.
The Corpus Christi Chamber of Com-
merce has prepared an elaborate
program of entertainment features
for the three days of the convention.
According to G. C. Richardson,
president of the organization, the
following Chamber of Commerce ex-
ecutives will be the chief speakersr
Jack Hott, Fort Worjh; W. N. Blan-
ton. East Texas C. of C. Homer tD.
Wade, West Texas C. of C.; Roy
GUI. Beaumont; Hubert Harrison,
Wichfta Falls J. E. Bell, San Benito,
W. E. Long, Justin; M. E. Melton,
Texarkana; W. Roy Christian. Corsi-
cana; and John Boswell, Dallas and
Joseph F. Leopold of the United
Ray Leeman, m«
South Texas Chamber of .Commerce,
stated that members of the South
A#- *Texas Secretaries Association would
hold an important meeting on May
16. the dey before the opening of the
Meyersville Luthran Pienle.
The Lutheran Ladies' Aid of Mey-
ersville will have their annual picnic
on the afternoon of May 17, at the
church. Fflncy work and refreah-
raents will be sold,
The plane in the background
is a fast single seater which
zoomed from a great height and
destroyed the captive balloon be-
low. This was a part of the
spectacular air manouvers at
Langley Field, Va.
School of Commercial
Executives to Open, at
Corpus May 17th
CORPUS CHRISTI. May JO.—Plans
for the Texas Commercial Exec-
utives Association Convention and
conference school which will be held
in Corpus Christi May 17. 18, 19,
have all been completed, according
to Ralph Bradford, manager of the
Corpus Christi Chamber of Com-
merce, who will act as host secre-
A large number of reservations
have been received from secretaries
representing every section of Texas
and Lee Simmons, manager of the
You'll find that the good dress-
ers, the men who really know
clothes and good value, tyill
speak highly of our selection
of Spring' suits. There seems
to be just that touch of dis-
* tinction to them that well
dredged men like.
Stop in and see them yourself.
$16.50 to $30.00
Sontb Carolina Lady Then
Trfed Cardui and Say* She
Anderson, 8. O.—“I suffered a
long long time, before I tried Cer-
dui, ami my only regret Is- that 1
did not know about it sooner,” says
Mrs. Lillie Pruitt, 130 “K” Street,
“I was badly run dtwn in health.
My nerves ‘went to pieces’, and I
had- to go to bed. I was not able to
do my house work for many months.
“I got so bad off, I could not bear
to have anybody walk across the
floor of my room. The least little
thing upset me. Sometimes Z be-
came hysterical. I had bad palm*
in my back end sides, and my heaA
and rnnhs would take spells of ach-
ing, which almost set me wild.
“One day I was reading and I
saw where a woman, who had &
trouble like my own, had been re-
lieved-by-CarduL I decided at once
to try it; so I began on a coarse
Of the ‘Home Treatment'.
“It began to help-me from the
very first. I took Cardui regularly,
for several months, and my improve-
ment was go remarkable, that my
family and friends werfe delighted.
“Cardui has no equal. In my opin-
ion. I gladly recommend it to
Today and Friday
Comjedy “Captain^. Kidd’*
Kittens,” Path* Review.
Admission 10c and 35c
Tod** Fridny, Satugdwr
WHERS T¥E NORTH
Fox News and Comedy
Cuero Lumber Company
Everything to Build the Home
Paint to Protect Beautify
Phone 53 Cuero
Men’s 3>tyle Shop.
.IS 11 •
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OPEN AFTER THE SHOW
at ED’S PLACE, W. Main St
DR. DENNIS D. V. S.
Blue Bug Exterminator, Chickwell,
White Diarrhea, Sorehead, Rqup OH,
Flea Spray. Fore sale by
M. BYRNE CO.
John H. Bemmg
Jeweler A Optometrist
Phone 807 for Correct Time
Phone Mrn Berninq, 456J for
The new broad brimmed hats for mid-sum-
mer wear are here. Bright colons and
pastel shades. Come in and make yonr
selection. - Priced
$2 45 to $4.95
0111.00 by wi33To——r
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