The Bastrop Advertiser (Bastrop, Tex.), Vol. 67, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 17, 1920 Page: 1 of 8
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Established Marcti 1st, 1853—Second OldestJPaper m Texas.
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BASTHOP, BASTHOP COl'NTV. TEXAS, THUiiSDAV. Jl'.VE 17 1!)20
on Sumatra whore one of Amori
it's g'Ofttest COjl atlOlls hits OS*
t ablished a plantation so vast in
i I iat.nl wtth your dol-|a,''ia tt,,d s0 highly dovleopad
In- - T i ■ > w >rth knowing 1 'hat it stands out as the groat
His ; i 11 i I i. .Mtl ■ t< ->■ ill "s' single plantation in the world
away a wr .viviug >tami) every
In oiiv? t<.v7ii iii i'exas the per
capit 11/wuershi[> of wis savings
si iin|i.s bought in May is iboutj
thirty cents Considering th- re
ii-i' 17 OOi) people in that
P'ice, if is (im1,i thrift record
That town is Deuison.
Liberty bond interest will be
piiu iga i by Cool* Saui on .June
JT> A good w iy to re- invest it
is> war Hav. .4 * stamps
lu Dalias every baby retdves
a brand n<* «• M -ift c ird before it
is 1 W1 Hi:i old. Dallas parents
are saving the W S 8 way for
their children and they are be-
ginning thrift teachings early i'
Although it it the youngest
Shrine iii th«' country. K a re in
Temple it Waco is a l'J'il) limit
owner of wir savings stamps.
It •member the slogan the Mar-
ines had during tti" war' It
svas "Don't oe a cent be a
went " A mighty good slogan
for today would !>•• "D o't be a
h i l, be a havtf!" Buying "war
saving stamps regularly is one
way to hav • your cake and eat it
A liberty bond is in ever-pre-
sent help in time of trouble.
Hold ou to your bond. Buy
more, at tie' present low market
price. VVo'lr and save is still
the an 'p* 1 ale remedy for that
tiif d po< net-book feeling.
.1 uIy 4i,h will be saving Sun
day Lear that in mind. Get
anothei VY. S S before that
save for it.
Kve \~s inn
f-1 1 n ps
Nothing sU'li'i'cd" like sue'.:o<ts
Bo'h success and saving begin
t with an S Success begins with
saving and saving begins with
success Bought that other
win savings tlii-> monthst
Gi| American Rubber
This is the plantation of the Uni-
ted States Rubber Company,
comprising seventy square I
miles of growing trees, in enter j
prise marked thro'jghoat by a
magnitude an i an efllcioncy
worthy of the best American
By producing its oaoi rubber
tin? company is in a position to
established a uniformity in its
manufactured product, especial
ly United Nt,nt"s tiros, such :>s
rubber manufacturers have long
Forty-First Annual Can-
vsntiiin of the Texas
CaPtain A, T. Mean
Announces for Congress
Progress, Loyalty and American-
ism Platform of Prominent
An Original Wilson Democrat
or si\*- .ve and hold an open mind
' > -.I! pr- demsof g< eminent, hut
I a... <; ) 1 promisingly opposed to
government twaership of railroads 1
Howe . the tr ^ht tie ups are a
•■:'rv) :- ei ace to American hu i
ness ue railr ad- being pnhl <• ut■ ( !
itie-n. 1st lie 'peratei efficiently!
out. if full consideration to the!
travel r.g public, the shipping p ;h
he, 11; 1 1 he consuming public. 1 |
Contentment and Riches.
W'xxfci u tie any exiensi n of go vern
n nt regulation to accomplish this
This is sure a rapid age and
since the world war' it has got
more rapid than ever. W * can't
keev up with ill this rapidity,
and don't want to, for it burns
the candle at both ends and is an
fleeting as 1 l'l"ck of dust Ixjforc,
he wind Seems like most every
body has become |>< ssessei with
an insane desire to grab great
riches, and ill that riches buy
and bring. We have 110 such de
< very pay lay
should have a bank
and some savings
With the close of the forty-
tirst annual convention of the
Texas Press Association, there
s.rill live in the minds of those
who were fortunate to be in at-
tendance, the royal nfanner in
which arrangements had been
mad j for their entertainment by
those princely men who gave of
Jhor time and means to make
this convention the peer of all
Houston demonstrated beyond
any doubt that she is capable of
do'ng groat things, and what
•ver she undertakes, she does
well. From early Thursday
morning until late Saturday
night, it was one continuous
round of business sessions and
entertainment, with no ir.terinis
sions, "entt rtainmet being tin
predomirent feat.11 re."
W . better body i ' p o >Ic could
b. n^emli • I in one convention
then the men, women and young
people wh constituted the bo!>
politic in attendance. I he only
grievance the writer has, it wa
my lir-t. occasion to be present
it a convention of the Texas
Ti the Democratic Voters of the
Tenth Congre--:ional District.
Responding fo the extended de-
mand that this District he repre-
sented in Congress hy a man in
sympathy with the progressive
and loyal Democrats of ihis D,s-
trict, I herewith announce my can
didacv for the Democratic nomina
tion of Congress, subject to the
Democratic. Primaries to beheld
My position shall be one of loy.
alty, progress and Americanism. I
shall abide by the Platform of the
National Democratic Convention
to be held at San Francisco on the
In the meantime I beg to state
my position upon certain import-
ant matters he "ore the people.
A Wilson Democrat
1 organized and headed what
was probably the first Woodrow
Wilson Club in Texas early in l!)12
1 campaigned for Wilson that fall
in New Knirland and I have been a
iieve it should be commended to
Believing that every intelligent
idn r has an inherent right to par
; necessarv end.
Asto o* her issues that, shall arise s"'e< and are glad cf it.
[during' be next several weeks, I 1 We had rather bo a fox ;ind
steal fat chet se than a miserly
Both the high coat of living and 1 shi!; - peak fully and frankly in due
the high cost of government must
A. 1. Mckean.
come down. There are too many
government boards and too much
duplication of wo-V by the state n a* C n II 1AI 'I
and Federal governments. In .iow UUS?in£ lOF Doll W8BVM
of the great expense of the War,
economy should now he the watch
word in governmental ex^enditar-
e« I am strictly opposed to any j
more foreign loans
Proves It's Value to
Press ■, ition, but I am fully - iff rage to women,
comir. 'd it shall not bo the .a^t. !
It tvi>;jid lequiie to much spaci
t 1 gi\ the readers of the Adve |
lisers a fu. account of the hap 1
polling-. - it to say. '1 had
the tun of my iifc
Tb busiuess sessions were
helpf .l and instruct.v.- t • the
-mjuir mind in -> tnucli. tha'
eior,. one wlv ittcndml, Ciirwit
I)-j nut I tter p: ep U'ed t g m;>-
! pic with the any cam pi xing
j protten - that ippea' in the
wor < oi 1 !!•'"• spacer man. Sub-
ah y ;> ited ai..l di- >s(>d by
men wlio stand hiijh inth • realm
hougllt fill Te.\ ms.
I'll • 1 4.i 1 , v :i • I U1 ■'
>:>. w l.o oi-
t-onven'.ion w.ih 1 bout
Beach for i |< en e il'n
Our host f<
l, n ii !>:i\
1 M l lit',' i till
1 N .
The fascination which the
s.raugo land - 'f the far oast hava
lipid for ti e r.erage American is;
taking ou a more tangible form.
now that tr.r.el and business are
bringing Asia and the I'mted
States into 1 loser coniai t
. jocts of vi i importance were
No ai t ie'e of I'oni inerco is doing I
more to bring this country into
c'ose touch with the m.vsti« Fast
tb in rubber The rapid rise to
.supremacy in the production ol
crude rubber of the inlands of
the I ndi in (J.-eon, combined with
the fact that America consumes
nearly three quarters of a; rub
ber grown there, has given many
Americans an opportunity to
peep behind the si •MiO'* and be- tc,
come acijuitotl with the lands ^ .
and peoples of that distant quar-
ter of t lie globe.
Although the whole equator ial
belt in that section is lotted with
rubber plantation, representing
a capital investment, of nearly
half a billion dollars, the thoughts
of Americans naturally center
As to Labor _ „ r.
The conference of Extension
I do not think any man should Director* in the cotton states.
be entrusted with public ortice who ' which has just convened at Tal -
has not the keenest sympathy for J iulah, La should prove of vital
the working people. T refuse to iuterest to the cotton industry of
believe that the b st element of the South, reports W. H L at."
the labor union.' ..re endeavoring j ham , Assistant Director of Ex-
to place this country 111 the hands ;• tension Service. A. and M Col
of the socialists They are in fact h lege of Texas, whu attended the , . . 4.
• . - . . . ' . ... ,, . . We d rather be poor and do tr
opposing socialism and striving meeting which was called at the I , ,,
.. , , Inwiiftftt wnrlf in linil c/rr*:
against tli« radical element that in8t)grf.Uou of H. li. Coad of the
wouiil work their undoing. Ac , Delta Laboratories, who has
cordingly, I declare that this gov- been conducting experiments in
ernment should be vigilant to op- jj the control of the cotton boll
-taunch supporter of the Demo- tlie conap|r cy of any selfish f weevu by dusting with calcium
cratic Administration since the ^ '"terosta °r a.ny mdical class lead- arsenate for a number of years
election of Mr Wilson, and i be- 'ers oonspiring to hog tie the rest of and the directors were given an
tliecountry, opportunity of examining prac
. . ., „ , SticaUy aU of the different types
Ah to the Reds , . ....
f of niit/d:.ney that have been
The government should take the f plxcei 011 the market for apply-
aternest measures to curb and de nig ' is material. Careful in-
port the "lleds" and other radical ■ ;straction and operation of the
' .cip ttein the government under j aben factions plotting its overmachines as well as a thorough
which he jives-provided he i.s a] throw. No man quilty of the [expiaw:ation of the advantages
••itiz'.'ii thereof an i t hat taxation j slightest disloyalty should be ad and disadvantages of each par*
■Ait e 1 t representation is undemo-j loitted in the government service. | ticuiar style of machinery. some
ratic, 1 do now ar: I have for main of tle se are fairly successful
Americanism i , . . .. . .. ,
but a.t> y<ft. acooiding to M r. ( oad
A positive program of American an abMKUteiy satisfactory type
ism is neede 1: I have always urg of tniwrhine so far. There are
e t that no man should exercise th< jtwo general types one the hand
privilege of suffrage unless he is a duster or hand gun, and the;
1 ippiMud tae tact that the open . i'u!l-flcdged citiaen and unless ht j other the iwwer machine It is
-a 0" 1 ha been removed as a 10!ln speak the English language ' not thought advisable b.v Mr; The Savage lives. He oats the
,;'"na. e 'o t r.c American horne and Immigrants intending to become Coad to attempt to dust more \ sailu, f00lj |jj3 great grand father
perm inent residents should become thai: twenty tive acres by th«= j t|jj fin(| worries not at all over
citizens or get out. ' had gun method and he recom- lnmorrow, j0Mt like his ancester.
i mends that at least three guns T( .. ,!u ,
Cost 'Jf L,VI « should 1m p ovided for tins acre '",t '
As a general thing, 1 a n oppos iH1' ^ hih' 'die price of the | jn p,.(,s0ni
• ■ i to further centralization of p ia ^powe n; i< li ne is ra./het high, 1 you live w itliin your in-
cr n W ashi .„ —except such a.- lie be eves that the poison Miould | eomeV So does the savage, Do
in ^Iit be immediately necessary to be put on vith a satisfactory , ^ou save some of it? If you do
attack the high cost of living midline or not at all, and is posi- , you an^ out of the savage class.
\\ in ,e ordinarily opposed to leu- tive that d results c'unot be
1 at ion tending toward paternalism exi e< U'm f:-om tbo pole and
I believe the Department of Justice c *ag or siu. iiar makeshifts
a.id other agencies should be grant Furthencoro, it is not consider
b fore it became a political
favored the grunting of full
millionaire and prey upon the
misfortunes of our follows We
would rather bo a bug, burrow-
! ing in the dirt of the back yard
garden, than a plotting politician
I selling the people to combina
1 Lions of capital for a com para
, tivcly small rake-off. and putting
in the time God gave u- trying
to inflate some incubated presi-
dential boom with the foetid
breath of hypocrisy. We would
rather be a peddler of hot pea-
nuts of weinievvurst than r.
bought up "leader" helping to
give stock-jobbers, bond grab-
bers and boodlers privilege to
dispoil the pantries of the poor
of the bread, potatoes, milk and
sugar for hungry little children.
lowliest work 111 God's great
vineyard than build of widows'
sigtn> and orphans' tears a flimsy
bubble of fame to be blown a-
down the narrow beach of Time
into Eternity's shoreless sea.
we'd rather bo the lowly lord of
a lodge in a wilderness, dress in
sunburn and live ou yams and
cabbages and hope, yet see the
love-light shine unbought is
in truthful eysa, than be a ma-
rauding 1'inperor of pomp and
power and know not who fawned
upon the master or who esteem-
ed the man.
All these bigwigs and multi -
millionaires will >oo:i get, old,
crumble into forgotten dust, and
leave thoii gold at the edge of
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til o r 1 n . va.
'■ 1; iii vi with
I . :,!s of Mr.
of tlic M , -•
r. 1 ■ ■ we atM'i*
il . I / ' I '.•♦•si-
ll • . ri tad 111c
hat trie l.qiior machine his been
, rover lum-died as a menace to
the ch an American pojit cs The
lOighteenth Atnen'lmcnt prohibits
111 r - 1 e 1 mto\.ca'ing l.qaors for
beaverage purposes, An) attempt
lr\ epro-entativo of the liqu tr in-
terests to stretch the constitution
1 i adi.i.t t ie. -ale of iejiior ■ that urc
in tact intoxicating should be op
D )-♦• : • a ' di inc' ;y un.Ani' r
m an I 11 -. }'a ir. t iotl t syeks
t • lie,.- tie the C 'U.-t it ut; m of the
V 'e l a'e«
It'1 n: an ev -'i vicem.au, I have
the greatest >noer;i 1 >r the fair •
ft and in -t libera
the i. able 1 vetera
much for t h i-e boy
i> is-*" i in ' ae i.attIi
Be the Sixth Man
Th • d 'ia
pi e-er.t \
h«abl c i.l
d ■••Z i' .
! treatment tor
ns of t he \N ar,
cannot do 100
w ' illn led and
if I >r uiocracy.
. 1:c!;• cene\ of tha
1 a 1 * 1 a 111111. tor the
e l ample power te prosecute the ei aiJvisntjle to go to theoxpense
pi ditecrs and so curl) the specula of iioisuim-'g linh-'ss the land is
tion an 1 hoarding of vast quanti
tie- cf foodst tiffs.
y fertde to produco at
least env tc m.If ba1 * of cotton to
lii^ht > of Property
Dani.i' the conference of Di
1 helievi: the greatneis of this lie i ree.tovs t oid explait eo
publu' rcs.s upon the protect, n ft.hu. 'ii> manulai turers have not
given its citi/.'iis. The rights ot • *■•' been aoie V> so pert01 •
American c.t /ens upon the high J'he proc'ss uaking calcium 1 trance against adversity, and
Ii you wait until you get a
thousand dollars together before
you begin to save -you won't bo
gin. If the quarters burn a
note in your pockets - the dollars
V111 slip through that hole.
l-'ive men out of every s x are
.!ostatut 1: when the* have roach
d their sixty fifth milestone
Plio live are these who didn't
ive He the Sixth Man.
Cut vour quarters in Thrift
s'aiiips. Invest what you can in
\'a savings Stamps They
ibi'.i hist, payment on 1 home,
lucoatin f« r your children, in-
1 me t spite of the McLemote Kesolutiun
c rrect• Tue rights of property should lj« "
i.er- .- 1 -hum!' and a seas have been valiantly upheld tn it-
I have the m \s
I sire to -•«♦:> tIns s,t 1 11 :i
ed, I would urg''4 lon>r time gov-
♦ I 11111 in, loan.) 1 1.; e>.-so oiers to
aid them in
lally zealously J guarded.
cordingly, 1 shall strenuouMv opi
l> lying h lues and , p "-e any attempte I encroa<rhiiient :l
I' I sieiaiisni. I regard myscif asj
able to place
1 ;■>>-.u' ■.y uniform product
1 i', a: ' aid particular stress
be i i visibility of not ituyinc
siu., 1 • .. '.iu111 arsenate, whth
i inpha-ned the uinvct mrt-
v it.tinned on I'ng • Eiiht)
' ipnortunity Fund.
Have you bought your thr *.
stamp tod ry ?
War.S.iv gs Stamp* jim. k
percent interest, cou, inuuueil
q u irte ny l'heV 1. : I • • ; a •
ar t lie postoff c i 1 s
W i'tlV, notice
ROBERTSON MOTOR CO
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Pearcy, J. H. The Bastrop Advertiser (Bastrop, Tex.), Vol. 67, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 17, 1920, newspaper, June 17, 1920; Bastrop, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth206329/m1/1/: accessed July 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bastrop Public Library.