The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 3, 1924 Page: 4 of 8
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THE ASPBHMONT STAR
As % Editor &na it
ON THE RIGHT TRACK | ty in the next generation.
President Coolidge was on the | We can build, for the future,
right track when he told the not alone by teaching children at
White House Correspondents as-
sociation, at a dinner in Washing-
ton, that the American People
"*re conscious that we have a
constitution of the United States,
jinrf I know they are attached
the defense and maintenance
that great institution." He
home how io live right, but by
supporting the teacher, the school
authorities and the whole pub!it-
school system to the best of our
ability and to the limit of our
of! We can not hope for our eom-
yj nnmitv to rise anv higher in the
plained the three branches of. than our public school sys-
gev eminent, and added : "I think ; tem.
the American people approve'
heartily of that kind of sontitu-j I RESERVING (HARM
tional government ami that they j ro be a grandmother and yet
want it maintained in its funda- j preserve the lovely skin and
mentals." 'charm of youth is the duty of
The people are going to do-! every woman, according to a fa*
mand that it be supported, Po- j wous actio -s, who is not a grand-
lit leal demagogues, if they desire
to stay in public life, will have to
change their methods. The old
tricks used by politicians are out,
of date. This is no time for
flowery speeches or partisan in-
vestigations that, are designed
largely for the purpose of spatter-
i g mud.
What the people are demand-
ing is that congress support the
e xecutive branch of the govern-
ment in its demand for a reduc-
tion of taxes, and that congress
function as the legislative branch
of the government, instead of
ving to assume the perogatives
. * the judicial and executive
branches of the government.
Unless Congress gets down to
business, there are going to be a
lot of strange faces in the next
THE BEST THING
A school teacher, a few days
ago, asked her pupils what they
regarded as the best and most
valuable thing in Aspermont.
The children wrinkled their brows
looked perplexed and some of
them answered the question.
But they were all wide of the
The teacher indicated the an-
swers were wrong as each pupil
made his or her supreme effort to
find the correct answer to the
knotty problem. Finally the
teacher, when they were all ex-
pectant and very much excited
over what really was the best
thing in this commuiv'ty, told
them that they themselves were
the best and most, valuable.
It was somewhat of a jolt for
little folks, especially those with
a keen imagination, who had
cosjured up many wonderful
things. The teachers' answer
brought them back to earth, but
it gave them a sense of their im-
parlance in the world.
It should also give every per-
son living in the community, •■(..-
gardless of whether they have
children in i he public ••v'too.V,
something io think about, v,,! •")
we think along li.-avi of community
For we can not build for the
future any better than by mnk-
In* het'erboy* and giri« who wi'1
fcieo.: vp >,"?!•'a? met! ■ wwce>
ar-1 -ottife this a. ootMfttftt*
mother, but who ha.-' tried to
look like a girl of twenty, though
she is three times that age.
"It is an antiquated idea that
the ravages of advancing years
should play havoc with a woman's
beauty," she says. And again;
"No woman of sixty or more ad-
vanced years need be without
that beauty and charm of youth
if she will but use the aids of
beauty preservation at her dispo-
Methods of preserving the
bloom of youth are not enumera-
ted, but the actress probably
counted this as wasted words be-
cause no home is complete with-
out that which brings the red
glow to the cheek and beautiful
lustre to the hair.
And the subject of hair is not
even mentioned. Whether it is
essential that grandmother have
her gray locks bobbed in order to
essap the roll of grand daughter
is probably regarded as trivial,
because the Modern woman who
never lets any grass grow under
her feet, likewise never permits
any hair to grow on her head.
There may come a day, of
course, when ever flapper will
know her own grandmother.
Those who control the destinies
of the weaker sex aver that it will
be worn long again next winter,
and when that day comes, the
charm of youth still be retained,
even though the hair may be
worn in a knot on the top of the
Methods of preserving beauty
may have their part in the scheme
of holding onto youth, but they
are unavailing unless the vitality
1923 has gone and now 1924 is with us. General-
ly speaking 1923 was good to most of us, for which we
are thankful, but we should not linger with the post
but be up and doing all we can to make 1924 a success
Our Dry Goods department is complete and new
goods arrivingquite often to keep it complete, so come
in and let your wants be known. We can shoe and
clothe the whole family.
W. F\ GUEST
'The Cash Store"
tSee our Grocer? i on another page )
is preserved by
clean living and
For the entertainment and
•arU time of out of town visitors
and customers of the various
firms in Aspermont. the follow-
ing firms and professional men
have arranged with the manage-
ment of the Queen Theatre to
put on a Matinee eacti Saturday
Cas h Garage
W. P. GiK'st
(i. E . Aye o' k
It, M. Spencer & Co.
K 0 Sent'T
J. L. Evans
Star Drug Store
Li A. (''imiT
.1 r■ ;• & V iiip'Mt
S. E. Gouiitfe
.1, 'V. V! >r
Cottob Stjcd For Hale
l hnve quite a lot of high
grade Kash Cotton Seed on
hand. Will sell right.
■I. M. Hickman.
STONEWALL LODGE NO. 704
A. F. & A. M.
Regular meeting nights on
Thursday night on or before the
full moon in each month. All-
j Master Masons are cordially in
i vitad to attend.
H. H. Shadle, W. M
R. J. King, Sec.
Subscribe for the Texas He- j
E. E. Williams. Peacock, Tex.! Read the Star Ads
BE SURE Of THE PAINT
>■0, r'aiiU, like everything else, is to be found in many (grad-
es 0 ten the customer does not know the quality he
is :■'titu; until it si:
We sell only the be si (
k>. o: cracks and begins to peel off,
..umoer. Oils, Stains, Varnishes.
I' .r. • . i'. 1 iiHfio-i
I he above places of business
men cordially invite you to come
in each Saturday and enjoy a
real picture show at their ex
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Dunwody, Will A. The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 3, 1924, newspaper, April 3, 1924; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth126441/m1/4/: accessed March 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stonewall County Library.