The Hereford Brand, Vol. 19, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 26, 1919 Page: 1 of 12
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The Hereford Brand
19th YEAH. No. M.
HEREFORD, DEAF SMITH COUNTY TKXAH. JINK M, 1 1«
TWO IMHXABH A year.
A & M Entomologist Says
too Late Now. Need
Past Disappearing!*'" Um'11
Methodist Campaign Nets
Over $25,000 in Cash
The penny problem, growing out
, of the new war tax law, is gradu
, ally being atraightened out in the
minds of the merchant** and trad-
ing publie although for weeha pant
it ha* caused a Tot of permatur*
grey hairs to sprout on the heads
' of tho*' who have to make regular
statements to I'nele Sam.
In this Motion, heforc the war
tax became an established instltu*
tioii. a penny was rarely us«*d. A
man just natnrally hated to Tiav
Sheep Pay Dividends LITTLE
If Given Half a Chance
About two years ago the Mctb-
urv by mibc of their member* an«l
j the critter* sticking around in hi*
Frequent complaint* have been pnnts pocket*. a* they were con- _ _ _
heard of late regarding the pre- tinually being confused with real odiats of Hereford decided to erect( following figures were
valenee of worm* iu the grain mon,'.v- "nt when ( ougres* arm-< M |1|>W ,.^,,,^.1, building. At that
fields, whieh have l eeu feeding on ,rHr,'.v P1" 8 <v,,t ,#x 0,1 ,'v*r3r" j time there was paid into the trca*
the roots, kernels and even the .«!""* 11 *"" • '«" *•' or consumed
atalks of the young sorghum, hafir, penny suddenly spring
maize and June corn, and
manv crops to be replanted ™...
al times am' """"I nundry stands especial
ly were put to their wits end to.
make a proper accounting to the
Internal Revenue man.
One local merchant stated the
paat week that he hail actually
bottle^ purchased $98 worth of one cent
pieces since May I and a local
ln,n outside friends
causing although no? exactly aU(j Hotttla for the build *. . t
d ^ver ",trt popularity. Soda ftnintaln injf At th|s xiw th,.v ,IH|, |n JyJy
ami small MUiidrv stands esnecial- a.. «— icnnit ...' l i J
"How about sheep aa one of the Italy about 50 per cent of the
unit* tn the' general farming j lamb crop waa saved and he atiit
scheme of the Panhandle?" U> h ha* on hand in lambs 11)0 head,
quantum frequently heard The wool crop brought 44*' and
new comer* to this see turn. a total of 4*10.00.
Lfat Fall, juat before the CWij He still has the original -*XI
ty Fair* .Mm Robinson, who tBes hend.
south of town, purchased a aoinll| This i* just one branch of th.
buneh of sheep and displayed them' activities on tlx- KiiIiihmiii irriga'
at tile Fair. This weefe The Brand ed farm. where alfalfa hog* .-at
asked Mr, Robinson how he came tic. poultry and a variairated crop
out With then). He waft very mod- < of everything that arrows kim'i into
eat gbout it. and said he "guess- the total every year
ed" they had paid, ami Anally the Another noticablc thing abou*
ibtaim-d on the Robinson farm is the total ah
the transaction seiice of grnuchinc<« Kverv Imilv
The 'J00 head of sheep on hand is always busy, and a spirit of In
cost £(.400 00. dustry and optimism prevails.
What the huAry,
Egg and Turkey Items
A few days ago A. E. Botaford
brought a bottle of these worm*
to The Braud office with request
that they be sent to the proper
authorities and a remedy for
found. Accord inly, the
was forwarded to the Extension
the treasury $7,160.00 in cash and
Some three or four weeks ago.
the church voted unanimouidy tnj
collect the balance of the neces-
sary funds and build immediately.j
Committees were appointed to soli-
cit from all members and the gen-'
eral public. Last week those com-
4 Affair Rev. Routh Leaves
Has Been Scheduled but Revival Goes on
s..rv,<-- of th- A. i M. ronnrf.! W ®ut tl t _
and The Brand is just in receipt ^niething like 17,500 pcuuies have i I4 systematic cam-
changed hands iu Hereford sine, paijpn ami iu one week secured
that date. At first the banks were ov,.r $|h.000.00. and reported last
put to it to supply the demand, oiih, Saturdav night that with the eas'i
bank ordering *f>0 worth of pen. holl,|s „;i(| „,,w
nies at a crack and usually reeelv-
So far a* we have been able to
ascertain, there will be no official
celebration at Hereford on July 4.
It is understood that there will >• on Friday The Fifth
quite a Milliliter of private picnic meeting will continue
The Haptist meeting was merit
ed into the Fifth Monday ineetinjr
of the Tierrs Hlaneo Asaociatioo
of the following letter from A. P.
"Specimens of bugs that you
aent in are one of the common
wire worms. There is nothing
that can be done at present to con-
trol these insects. The control
measures are entirely preventive
and must be taken after this sea-
son's crop is off the grodnd. I
would suggest that as soon as the
crop is off. the ground be plowed
as deeply as possible and worked
as often as possible until time to
replant it in the spring. The con-
tinual working of the ground
brings the larvae and pupae of this
insect up to the air and destroys
them iu great numbers. The
mechanical action of farm imple-
ments is also a big factor in con-
trolling the wire worm*. t
•- Poisoned brand mash a* uaed
for grasshoppers (2 lbs. Qjr^Parfs
green or white Arsenic, 28 lb*, ot
brand. 2 quarts of cheap fnolfta.se*:
lemons or oranges: and ftu« hail'
ing *25 worth in reply.
However the banks state that half of the membership and gener
parties on the creek on ttiaf date
but nothing in the way of an of
jfical gathering of all the peopte.
, . The main reason for this ta tin-
(inscription* thev . _ . , , . .. , ... .
a. - iwuiiwi .i . , ; derstooil to la- the manilitv to se
f2.i.(MN).0d in the build-
ing fund and very little more than
cure a hand or other suitable music
now this trouble has apparently
been remedied, and the people are
beginning to make a share of their
deposit* in pennies.
Wheat in the Stack
Will be Much Safer
All report* brought into th
I al public canvassed. The several
committees will continue their
canvas* of soliciting funds from
all. Whether members of any
church or outsiders. So if any j
one has not yet been asked toi
'subscribe don't f«-el slighted forj
all will he called upon hi due time, J
The followint; list shows the |
members ami friemls who sub-j
scribed last week. It is stateil;
that many of these expressed a |
purpose of increasing their sub-
scriptions later and that pet*
cent of those not members of this
church are giviug much eneotir
fir aa this agcrncut to file committees and ap
concerned,j prove of the immediate buildtn*;
of this and also the other churches.
that all th *
Sunday. Hereford will l e honor
ed bv havmir many visitors a de
legates to this meetiitgf and regal
ar services each night will la- eon
ducted by visiting preachers R<
guiar services on Sunday
Kev. K. ' linntli was cadet!
away on Thursday morning ami
and secure a competent Tender. if those who had been attending th-
sufTici. nt interest can Tie aroused.
but this cannot be put through in
time for a celebration on the
For years the I nited States l>e-
partmeut of Agriculture, ami
other agencies of a like education-
al nature, have been ennafaatiy
strewnng the known fact that tba
farmer im the one that
diversities, make-, it c of an ac-
•mmulatioti of Ninall promts about
the farm, elunuistes small wastes,
and does not put all his egg* tn
tireat progress has been made
in this work, but the number of
farmers who yet maintain that
poultry, egg*, butter turkeys. ei«.
Sunday I*1"*' ,on ""tall and tnsignlfleant
through considered is amaaing.
for the occasion. A plan ts ou foot
now to reoriranixe the Tncal ham!
The Itraml has known of many
esses where local farmers hav«
brought in wagon loads of chtek
ens and sold th« m at the market
rate explaining that they intend
ed getting rid of poultry as they
consumed tno much grain, etc.
This week The Brand decided
to attempt to get some figures on
what this kind of farm traffic
actually amounted to. ami asked
Vlr I II Spratt for some Hgures.
The result is astounding. Sir.
Miss Irene Carter
Is Married Sunday
of late indicate one of the best
wheat crops this country ha* ever
produced. The acreage is uot aa
large as could be wished for, und-r
the circumstances. M
immediate scifion is
but there is no question almut tl
yield and quality of what there is. !t seems that the
To the south harvest work hnaicrc demanding
a dozen fruits crushed. Wal* r to
. « i . *|| * • niirou* iiriKtiii, nun iniuir tuaii ^ «m«i«
ma #• a ® unleH rain int^rfprrs, rut- wan) hi I kwp abrrant with oth**r
C fingers t has been used ill aert-L- * u.. «... ui. .. _n i
already begun, and Iwfore many churches of Hereford push fo
oiis infestations but ha* not prov-
en a complete success. T cannot
recommend this as being an effect
ive control measure but It might
be worth trying on a small area.
These worms are usually much
worse iu damp soil and I feel sur«
that if the farmers will follow the
above suggestion of preparing and
working his land, that he will have
no trouble with these worms next j
vear if it is an ordinary season.**
ring will be iu full blast all arouud progress of the community,
us. An especially fine showing is
said to Ik- iu prospect around Wil-
In discussing the wheat situa-1
tion this week a local banker re-j
"Foster's Weather Bulletin pr -j
dicta an unusually wet July. It Is
T ( out nn;ed on page II.
Burns Result in
Death of Young Girl
a well known fact that wheat iloe* 4 . _ .. , .... _ . .
, . . . . . _ As the result of an accident
W"wi« th- t.ok. rt rt ^ („ r! null
'through the w«t. which Kl-v.-.r-oUl
_ good for it, and rain will not dam- . ,
Again The Brand calls attention , H)|f(, jt t() anv |t would he [ .
to the fact that if this connty bail a sj,arn(, (0 a hig percent of | , '*l)ft ' 1 "!
a competent County Agent ourour (.roj, having it <*aught in the ull* ^
farmers would not be eanswi thetHhocks, and I certainly hope the
loss and annoynnce of the* wonnaj wj„,aj rn^n will be provident this
to any great extent. Even if a y,,jjr an(j ^ct the crop into the
farmer follows Mr. Swallow s ad-1 ^tack at the earliest possible mom-
vice ami prepares his ground for'^ >•
next year, if his neighbors do not :
do the same thing the worms from
adjoining fields will soon work
over into his: ami he has his labor
for nothing. But if. on the con-
trary. an Agent was on the ground, J
his duty would be to organize the
entire community in a fight on this
pest, ami with everybody lined up
the worm would soon be destroy-
An Agent means community co
operation, without whieh individu-
al foresight is often of no avail.
This is merely one small item in a,
'ontr list of what a County Agent
would mean to Deaf Smith coun-
Here's Chance to
Be Notary Public
Dr. Price is Glad
To Get Back Home
The Hon. T J. Tilson. our Re
prescntative at Austin, has written
The Brand under date of June
24th. as follows
"l will be glad if you will kindly
give notice through your pnper to
the fact that if anyone wishes t >
lie appointed notary public in
Deaf Smith county to please riot'
fy me of the desires, giving correct
name and addre*a. writing to rn"
at Austin, care C*apitol Station
and I will see that the appointment
is made at this session."
Mr*. ('ha*. Stroud, who
held from the Methodist church
at Hereford last Sunday. Rev. W
H. Terry officiating.
The death was the direct result
of a severe horn received while
the little girl apd her mother were
washing by an open Are in th
yard. While placing some eloth'-s
in the pot her clothing caught fir
In addition to her parents, do-
ts survived by one sist.-r M'*-.
(iladvs and two step s,s r;
Misses Ml anche and Kuni*
Eleven of Soldier
Boys Come Home
Dr. W. A. Price arrived home
Sunday from the heat and thick
brush of. Western Louisiana and'
Southern Texa*. and says home ...
looks like a million dollars to htm., * "•Wier boys are *till drift
The Doctor has been investigating '"f nod the local complement
the oil fieds of that*section. ,is now almost complete. Eleven of
Dr. Price saya therr are more them have returned since last Sa
embryo Bolsheviks and I. W. W.'a
down in that neck of the woods
Miss Irene Wil
Injured by Streetcar
M iss Irene W illtams of fi* r-
ford wa knocked down by a street
car in Dallas on June 14th an I
was unconscious for several hours.
Mrs. E. .1 Williams her mother 1*
in receipt of information that she
is abb* to be up now. and if com
plications do not set in sh* will
probably lie able to go back ?o
work before long.
Miss Irene i* employed in the
bookkeeping department of Sang
er Bros, of Dallas
For the past week the weather
has been e*tremcly hot ami sultry.
with threatening clouds coming up
urday. as follows: Jack .Tone*, almost everv dav promlstng ratn
nown tn tnar nee* or tne woons t w.,# ' * . , ,
-h „ onvrtiif ,.p hcrr ,l„ n«. or. *,yne Wh"1" •l"h" W.lli.m,. h"'.«^h w,r. ^.k or
an'l that « m.n h«, Hol T .n. Od™ A 'o ./.ill r..n probohly oul,l
r ?°r^|W*d° "*0r*' . hoovy btZ. or h.il th-,r .ppn-. ,.t,oo of tho .ork .,t H.
to appreaciate its climate and Ita,Grand, Otto Olnon, Walter Lon ljust at thia junetare would play the Salvation Army in the war by of
A quiet wedding took place last
.Sunday afternoon when Re\ .1 M.
' A she 11 pronounced the words
which united in marriage M-
| tleorge T. Riley ami Mis* Irene
l 'arter. both of Amarillo.
Mrs. Rile\ is the diuightcr of
Mr and Mrs. E < I'arter. who r-
i side here. She has lived in Amu
! rillo for the past few years. Sh-
| was connected with the Amarillo
; Daily Panhandle for a few years
j and resigned her position to take
ia place with Hrecn Brothers, for
| whom she was working at the
! time of her marriage
Mr. Riley im in the furniture
businesH on Fourth Street in Ama-
rillo. having lately returned from
j the World War
Their many friends, both in
Amarillo and Hereford, wish them
it happy voyage down the stream
Mr and Mrs Rilev will mak**
their home in Amarillo
Unique Marriage la
Planned For Thursday
A wedding wlr> h was kept - c
ret tip to th- !. st minute w <
■h'duled to occim* Thursday
^••ti ng .lurie ,tt 7 o'clock
place of the ceremony l eing
iiridtf*' over the creek soutii
r of tovh n
contract trig parties w.-r-
■ IV.-S I* Owen son of VI r ,Mld
\ 11 Owen of H> re ford .in !
- Donnie Stiigner daughter .t
ami Mrs. Joe Stairtier, who re
south of tflWtl ReV J K
Mei lurkin of tio- Rspt .t chureh
.i< *« je*rform 'he cercmonv
The man waa to h«- Carl
• iw'-ii a cousin d the groom
\|>^- Jeneffe | ty was to atteri't
Tic Brand w. s unahle to a seer
ta'fi further particulars prior t>>
go ng to pres
The Doughnut Concert
f'*eparation« are all complete
for 'he rally 'o he held at th *
• ourthonai Friday night. June
_'7 ri the interests of the Salvation
Army The Liberty Clirls have
lieen rehearsing some new
"Doughnut" songs for the w
casiott. and ' hairman McDonald
ha the stage all s«*t for a nice
A big crowd ia expected to show
submits the following figure* aa re.
prcweuttug actual cash paid out by
him alone to farmers from May t.
I91K to April W> l«M9
services regretted very much that
he was unahle to stay until Sun
• lay The church has grown inj
number and spiritually during th*
meeting Rev Routh is a strong
man in tin- denomination and
made many friend* while here He
expressed himself as liking Here
ford ami its people better than any
town in the went Texas.
Rev. Routh is a very busy man
carrying on the work of the Ma*
tcr He m editor and business
manager of the Baptist Standard
preaches nearly every Sunday up Total g]7,i57JW
on invitation from some church T, 'bis astouiebing total of one
ami holds evangelistic meeting* at produce houae must he ghb<l the
times. The town arid community poultry. butter, eggs aim turkey*
has certainly lee,, hlesaed in hav Handled by the other grocery men
| of the town in the course of their
trade ami some idea nMiy tie gain
| ed of whether or not sueh farm
trifles are mere chicken t'hange.'*
Tin- development of tlleve Sid-'
lines" of the general buaineas of
farmiutf often sftelln the difference
between siiccesx mid failure and
the cordial encouragement of such
endeavors by all ciltxens interest-
ed in th ' development of the Ffere
fonl country will help material
ly m solving our futnre agricultur
While Mr Sprat! has made «
speciality of this cfasa of tnerehau
distug and lias handled the great
hulk of this trade the other gro
eery stores arc a! o doing their
bit m putting the ready caalt into
the fMx kets of our farmers ami
E K t 'much has recently openerl
another Protluee house to further
strengthen the local market.
nig Re\ Routh with us
Our Baseball Team
Has Sweet Revenge
Last Si-nday our hall tenia too*
sweet revenge on the gcnth ine i
from \ cga for a b-ating admtuis
fered the Week previously. The
laivs stc.t> that in the Vega gam
they w-'r shy the regular1 infield
ami work -d the fl\ chasers on th<*
inner hr<-astworks Hlltntf in with
men who ha<l not had a hail in
their hands this season. As a con
sequence they were walloped fo
the tlllle of about 10 to 0
l.ast Sunday the Vega aggreyn
tion journeyed down here The
local lineup was strengthened and
the result was Hereford 10 V. < (
I for th-
U. W. W. Pledges
Are Now Overdue
Rev. J. E. McClurkin
Receives an Honor
i .is he re
I b> IJ. v .1 V. VIel lurkin pa«
lor of 'he I rst Baptist church of
Hereford 'a- been invited to de
liver an iii I re so te<g r« th^ stud
ef|ts of tbe summer senwiotl VS .-st
Pexa \onn«i at < inv'iii on
Wednesdav July Rev Met'lur-
kin liiii ar*cepfed the invitation
Tins taik will be ore- of a wc«*kl\
sere-, of Mid week Sermon Ad
Ir-'sses planned by the faculty of
rh' Normal for the spiritual and
inte!b-ctoal uplift of tbi- students
The first address will lw heart! on
June _'7 h Rev K I Moble\ ol
Amarillo being the lecturer then
comes Rev Mel 'urklll followed
one week later by Rev R Thoni
sen of Amarillo <Hher weekly
speaker* on the program will le-
Rev s R Hay | asfor of the Polk
Street Methodist church .if Ama
rillo Rev. A. L. Moore I'residiug
Rider Plain view District, and
V state representative
iast aieek arid cbeckefj
our pedges ami found a
abb* unpaid balance
We have complied a b*r of ail
unpaid pledges and at the re^n^at
of the State I hairman have turn
ed o ne over to Mr J M Boone
fl r collection
If v ou are hi areas please see
Mr Boone or tnad him your cheeit
for the amount ami thus help us
to satisfy lleaf Smith I ounty s ob-
i igati n
W M HAKKit I hairman
h If oHKKTIIIKK Treas
Death of E. H. Blaylock
p 'oplc like he ought to.
don, and Jim Sain.
havoe with the ripening grain. their attendance.
k H Blaylock. aged '27. died
Sunday June J*J, at Ills home five
miles cast of Hereford after a
brief illness of ten days. Funeral
services were held Monday morn-
ing at the cemetery. Rev. F. H.
Iturlesou officiating. n * is *urvts>.
cd by a wife and three children.
The cauae of donlh ia gives by
i William Garner, Archdeacon physicians aa a disease know* af
the Plaina and Sector of All Penphigua. the first case of
Samts Kpiscopal I'hurch, Canyon, kind in this community.
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