The Childress Post (Childress, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 25, Ed. 1 Wednesday, June 18, 1913 Page: 3 of 8
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TIIK OllUmiSS POST JINK 18, I!>13.
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If You Want-
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T H K bout unimproved business and residence
property in Childress, ttee list owned by the
..Panhandle : Townsite : Company..
JJh'AHONAHLI'j prices and good terms. Suies
made by agents must be printed un forms
furnished by the oompany and countersigned by
It. K. Montgomery. None other will be recognized
K. P.. MONTGOMRRV, W. I . COPE.
('resident am! (ienerui Mudukci. I .•nil kepitArniativc-
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JAS. A. LESLIE
1 Buy ;uid Sell
( ountry Produce
ASK YOUR NEIGHBOR
The Oldest Plumber
I am the Oldest Plumber in Childress lining work
lor the public. I know my business and guarantee
my work. When you need anything in my line see
Wash Day Terrors
When our wonderful Boss Washing Machine
is used. So light-running that a child can
operate one. We also have the Famous 1900
Gravity Washer. Call and see our line.
Prices range trom $8.50 to $14 00
The New Wilson Sewing Machine
The greatest bargain of the aye at
Ask your neighbor about this machine and
then buy one. The risk is ours.
R. H. Norris Hardware Co.
If IT S HAHDWARE-WE HAVE IT
You cannot afford to dream that you are pro-
tected against lire by an absolutely safe policy.
KNOW that you are by taking out insurance with
CRAWPORI) & CRAWFORD
in some old line multi-millionaire Company that
jCHILDKCss COCNTY FA KME RSI
SHOCI.lt have moke silos
AMI RAISE l.ESS COTTON
'Chu I armors' Union has been
conducting an exhaustive (investi-
gation into agricultural conditions
with refeiflu o to the cost of pro-
ducing and value received for farm
crops with a view of recommending
a substitute for cotton as that
industry is already suffering from
over-production. In discussing the
subject, I'rpsident Radford of the
Fanners' I nion stiid. "The Lord
made the greater part of Texas a
cotton country and it will always
ratlin in the money crop of Texas
so long as the farmer markets his
crop direct from the harvest field,
but I believe with plenty of good
livestock and a silo a farmer can
successfully raise feed stuff and
he will be justified in planting less
cotton and raising more livestock
The Federal Census reports show
that we have 14,080,936 head of
livestock in Texas and 96 per cent
of our farms reported domestic an-
There were 947 farms in Chil-
dress Count} that reported live-
stock when the thirteenth census
was taken according to a report
just Issued bv the Federal Depart-
ment of Commerce and Labor and
the total number of domestic ani-
mals on these farms numbered
23,714, which has a combined val-
ue of $947,724 Cattle is the pre-
dominating class of livestock in
this county as shown by the fol-
Cattle 128C.ll $310244
Horses 3793 319126
Mules 2333 27290R
Asses and burros . . 62 806f
Swine ... .... 4638 II7 3 0 5
Sheep 10 29
floats 12 5'
Total ....23714 $<14 7 7 24
THOMAS Wil l. HE CANDIDATE.
Dallas, Texas, June 9 On the eve
of hia departure for Sulphur Springs,
where on Monday he married MissOlga
Sheppard, sister of Senator Morris
Sheppard, II >n. Cullen F. Thomas gave
out a statement in which he admits
that he will be a candidate for Gover-
nor in case the reform forces of the
State extern! him the call. Mr Thomas
will be away until October on a wed-
ding tour of Europe and the announce-
ment is given out this early on account
of the fact that he i to lie absent from
HOW THEY MAHKY.
The Hedouin marriage does not
t,ikc much time. The bridegroom
cuts the throat of a sheep and
spills the blood on the sand of his
fathoi-in-law's threshold and the
wedding is over.
In Japan, land of flowers, they
hold funeral services at the home
of the bride's parents t he night
she Is mart leu. This Is to show
that the young lady is dead to
her father and mother.
Among the Moneyn Arabs the
bride runs away and bides in the
mountains. The bridegroom hunts
i until lie rinds her or dies in the
attempt. If he Is lucky he will
lead her to her father's tent and
proclaim they are married.
The Swedish girl prays for a
rainy day on which to get married-
Then before she goes to the cere-
mony attired in her wedding
clothes she milks the cow, feeds
jtho calf and steals a breast feath-
er from the hen. This is to bring
I her the necessities and luxuries of
In Borneo the bride and bride-
groom sit on metal logs before the
I priest "who gives them cigars and
betel while he blesses them He
waves above them two fowls bound
together The bridegroom then
I places the betel in his bride's
mouth and a cigar between her
Hips. They are married-
I rf.CEHS AND SKIN TROURLE.
the same place will be found Black
Satin, No. 2833, my black mammoth
jack, about. 16 hands high. Terms:
$10 to insure living colt. Care will
be taken to prevent accidents but
. am standing my fine llamlltoni-
an stallion, Waco Boy, weight 1370
pounds, one mile east of Childress w^sponsible should any
nil the north Klrkland road 1 erms J,,,,,.,,,. j p i.ITRK,
$12.00 to Insure living colt At l'hone *403 It 1 Vfa
If you are suffering with any old
running or fever sorfs, ulcers,
j boils, eczema or other skin troub-
les, get a box of Hucklen's Arni-
ca salve and you will get relief
promptly. Mrs. Bruce Jones of
Birmingham, Ala., suffered from
an ugly ulcer for nine months and
Bncklen's Arnica Ralve cured her
in two weeks Will help you On-
ly 2iic Recommenced by
WANTED-—-A ,wide-awake hust-
ler to introduce and sell In your
town an automobile necessity.
Must deposit $f)0.00 as evidence of
good faith For Information write
at oncen to GENERAL AGENTS.
Care of First National Bank,
AGREES WITH POST EDITOR ON
QUESTION THAT CHILDREN
SHOI I.lt ATTEND CHCRCH
The editor of The Host has called our i
attention to the fact that a large num- j
ber of the children who attend thej
Sunday schools do not remain for the
church services, i am glad that he
has done so, and I hope that lie has
started something that shall not stop
until a great reformation shall take
place in tins n atter.
The question he a ks is "Why are
they nut required to attend church
services? Someone may infer from
this that the teachers and olTiers of the
schools aie not doing their duty, but
from years of experience with the
faithful teachers in our Bible schools I
am sure that I can .-ay that all of the
teachers in this town are doing .11
they can to hold ilitir pupils lint with
as much experience in anotliei direc-
tion 1 believe that the larger pari of
the pupils leave because, lirst , the last
word they hear when they leave home
is, "hurry home after Sunday school;"
then in the seci nd place, the children,
pleased with the hour spent in the
school, as soon as they can do so, hur-
ry home to show their cards and to
share the pleasure they I.ad, with tin ir
parents If these children could me, t
their parents at the church they would
gludly remain with them. No doubt
the church service* are less iolerestng
to the children iban to the older peo-
ple, but if they were taught to stay
every effort would be madi to interest
tlieni. With the drawin power and
example of their parents in Hie church
there would be few vacant seats in all
the eight church houses in Childress.
We are making some worthy im-
provements through the Civic club and
the splendid new Commercial dub. We
need some improvements in the matter
of church attendance, and I therefore,
raise tliH slogan: ''Three Thousand
People in Our Churches on Sunday!"
I'a-;s it along.
L. A. HETCHLH
GARDEN VALLEY ITEMS.
We are glad to report that L. F.
Scott is rapidly improving from the
effects of the measles.
A. L. Metze contemplates making
a trip to South America. Any-
way, he may go as far an "The
Our schoolboard has secured
Prof. Sharp as principal of the
school for next year. They think
some two or three weeks will be
added to t.he term. The profes-
sor is a good teacher and we look
forward to one of our best years.
The grasshoppers are causing
some trouble with a few of our far-
mers. When it came time for the
"lioppies" to hatch out the eggs :
were more or less scattered over
the fields, which makes it very
difficult to control them. .
The Sunday School Rally was a
success in every particular- The
subjects for discussion were hand-
led to the satisfaction of all pres-
We dare say that you will find
very few communities as large as
this one whose people are so ea-
gre, with one accord, to build up
higher and higher the best Inter-
ests of all concerned.
We notice that the "weather
man" predicts a dry June for Tex-
as Just keep on "pl-owln," Mr.
The many I'rH-nds of Mr. and Mrs
W I Burnett greatly sympathise
with tliem in the loss of their
sweet baby girl that came to their
home Friday morning and remained
only a few hours to bless it. The
little one was buried in the Chil-
dress Cemetery Sunday afternoon
Some division is being shown
by some members who were placed
on the committee to secure dona-I
ttons and help in other ways to
build a church here. Rev. Mar-
tin and some of the members are
of the opinion that better order
will be maintained In a church
house than in the school building.
As some one hns said, "the law Is
at your command, use It when In
need of it, by so doing you main-
tain unionism and brotherly love
sectarianism is the devil's best
CASH FOR CHICKENS
Don't fool around trading your
chickens a nd produce for goods,
but bring such things to me, for I
pay the best prlcee In cash Then
you ran take your money and buy
goods where you please.
J. H. 3R1COORY
A big stork of matting for your
selection Buy from us and got
the latest patterns. *
HOME FURNITURE CO.
No Man is Useless While He
Can Render Service to Another
Iu the state of pure savagery no man depend-
ed upon others.
Today there is scarcely one man in ten millions who does nor
depend definitely upon the service of others for part of his suste-
nance. In return it is necessary for him to repay in kin.d.
The art of 'serving others has become the science of existence.
Sometimes this service is direct and personal. In other cases a
man renders It by becoming part of a vast industrial machine, but
always it is ennobling.
it is only when a man attempts to reap where lie has not sown
that be becomes a parasite - and to be a parasite is to be a criminal,
whether the unearned has come through Inheritance or burglary.
'Ik* have the right to eat you must earn your food, and this
means service given in exchange to those who serve you.
To earn bread by the sweat of the brow Is not only necessary; it
is magnificent. It is the badge of civilization for men and nations
are progressive only in proportion as they labor.
There is no surer death sentence to civilization and commer-
cial enterprise than a warm climate where men may live without ef-
fort; aiwl to revert quickly to the baboon and the ring-tail If Is nec-
essary only to remain Idle.
The Robin Hoods and Jesse Jameses of hls'ory were different
from the idle rich of today only in the fact that their methods were
romantic. The idea is the same, it is to get something without giv
ing anything in return
Service means progress, and the men who grow are the ones who
make themselves useful Judged from the cashier's standpoint,
some of these are overpaid and some are ill-rewarded, but, measur-
ed by a standard that is more Important their reward is automatic-
The man who wants more than lie earns is a hog. The one who
wants something without earning it is at heart a thief and both
are fundamentally heathen and contemptible.
The only noble ideal of life is the Ideal of service.
The Denver Barber Shop
F. E. LANGSTON, Prop.
HOT AND COLD BATHS ALL THE TIME
W. 0. Ledbetter & Co.
: P L U M BIN G
■ Heating and Pipe Fitting. ■
Bath Tubs $8 00 and up.
Lavatories $5.00 and up.
Kitchen Sinks $0.00 and up.
3-4 inch Galvanized Pipe 6c. per foot.
Pipe Fittings at Sears, Roebuck prices.
Anything You Need in Sheet Metal
319 Main Street
Phone Nd. 7
S. 1-5. HOVKY, M. I. MKRTX, Receivers
Most diroet r>-u'e — 'Quickest Time
Kansas City, Oklahoma City, Wichita
and ail points North and ivist,
Through Klcottie Lighted Stmdard
Sleeping Cars operated l>aily Between
Alpine and Kansas ''ity.
Summer Tourist Fares on sale June 1st to
Sept 30th. Limit Oct. 31, 1913
Kansas City, St. I. >uih, Chicago and
many other point* in the North and
Ivint; also to C.\ 1.1 FORN I A.
Fur further information regarding
rates, limits and utopovers, call on
local agent, or write
F. A. NELSON,
Tratlic Manager, S.m Angelo
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If needing the services of a FOR SALE 14 Indian Uunuer
trained nurse, cull Phone No. 97. I ducks. Phone 29. tfc.
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