The Hereford Brand, Vol. 19, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 26, 1919 Page: 4 of 12
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i attitude of tike republic* oI
America and Central Amer-
ica toward the United States is
net unreservedly friendly. It wa* ,
a mean trick we performed when,
19 yean ago, we grabbed from
Columbia the strip of
ated with satisfaction to every-
body. and in the course or Haau'
let it be hoped, the sore spot* wiQ
heal and a friendly spirit prevail.
Official recognition at last has
territory been given the lowly peanut. The
Which is now called Panama and j Senate, at Washington, has agreed
through which the Panama canstI to an appropriation of $12,000,
was built, and the governments, which will be used by the Depart-
to the south of us are slow to for-^ment of Agriculture in keeping
"If the United States could the peanut growers of the country
do that to Columbia, what might
not she do to uk?" is a question
informed with respect to prices
and other market conditions. Thus
the peanut leaps to a plane of
It is gratifying to learn, there-'equality with other agricultural
that the Columbia dispute products. It become* s staple,
at last is nearing a settlement.\ The tribute is deserved. Too
The United Htates is ready to i long the peanut ha* been left with-
a treaty by which Columbia out it* due. There wait debate on
Will be paid s|r25.000,000 as rcpara- the subject in the Senate; there >a
tion for the thing* this country always debate in the Senate. The
did and the territory it took in
1903. This treaty has been before
Heuate from Virginia, Mr. Swan-
Hon, informed the couutry that the
to saa Hereford
placo aa the
center of this aeeti— of
at, then, do yon aa g
al man consider is
us get 4mm to brass
usually hi the detei
a matt is looking for a
a place in which to raise
in educational advantages
the homeseeker inquires
about, all other thing* equal. Good
school* make good towns. Indif-
ferent schools make indifferent
Bad schools make bad
You can not get away
thi* fact; schools n fleet the
town, and the town reflects the
Hereford can make its public
schools the best in the Ktate. it
would Itc a sound, practical busi-
ness proposition to endeavor to ac-
complish that end. It would bring j Alarmed
people to Hereford; and people
are neceH*ary in the building of a
. . . . William
in the world. * "We
keyed np to the
will not be a bit
some fellow announces his
j to make a non-stop air
around the earth.
It was a thin argument of the
anti-prohibitionist* to say tfiat a
rise tn the price of tea end coffee
is looked for after prohibition goes
into effeet. Our old friends, sup-
ply and demand, doubtless will Tt <* )? kry to the lo.uk* or *
continue to control the situation, hartal hmmw to s efcsrt Bsc cut up
M *■ Tanansana. Mrs. Wilater
PlaakMMM1 Threadgill of Laredo made aa avc-
Willie cause rage of 97.3 per cent. Mrs.
Mas Otto Lrterea Threadgill is agraduate ofthe Uni-
versity of Texas.
!♦—"Tbe f.irtnc l^sUfaH'
Will not Home of the politicians wiwntaim
in Wsiibington. for their country's
good. step sside and make room
for s few stateamenT Don't f
Dk-t and Ml/ have ens lf-tf*
B. B. BLACX €•.
The ultimate of things not to
worry about i* reached in th*
newspaper head line. "German*
at Growing American
the Henate many time*, but always; peanut indu*try is not a small in
heretofore Senator I«odge we* able i duittry. The annual value of the
to prevent its acceptance. Hi* ob-1 crop is upward of $100,000,000.
jectiou was to the clau*e, jpow | They grow in marketable quanti.
eliminated from the text, express-j ties in *even or eight states. The
ing regret on the part of the I-nit- i Senator from North T>akota, Mr.
(irouna. said last year's crop total-
ed .">6,000.000 bushels, ami Mr. La-
Follette. of Wisconsin, declared
the peanut to be a perfect substi-
tute for meat. It* nutrition value
i* high. It furnishes in a well-
balanced ration the elements that
are demanded by the human sys-
0*T OUT, VICTOR
Milwaukee is a large German city
iu Wisconsin. Berger has not tak-
en hi* neat in the House yet, be-
cause the House, which is the sole
judge s* to the fitueas of it* own
member*, is not certain he i* *
good citizen. A federal court has
convicted him of violation of the
espiouage law ajiti he wa* senten-
ced to prison for a long terra. Thi*
ease is now iu the court of appeals.
Since his conviction Berger has j
had neither the sense nor the de- J
eency to keep quiet. He spouts j
off ou any und all occasion*, while!
his fate is being decided in t he j
court*. He has even gone so far
as to threaten violence in the i
event he i* not permitted to sit!
W< suspect it is not so much the ,
socialist as it is the Hun in Berger!
This i* the fty-swatting season.!
In Paris. Texas—not Paris,
Frau-e, mind you—a farmer re-
cently sold frying-siae chick-
ens for $20.
in 6 to 14 Oapa
■te U 4m
Col. Roosevelt was President at
the time the canal zdne was taken
oyer by thi* country. Negotia-
tions had been conducted without
avail for the purchase of the terri-
tory. The people of the state of
Panama *tarted a revolution ami
separated themselves from Colum-tem. It i* wholesome; it is cheap.
bia. They set up a republic form, Senator Simmon* of North Caro-
of government, which was official- lina, said peanuts largely are uti*•jSom(.bodv should do something ;o
tar recognized within 72 hours by j used for od and butter. A very : f 'j^, jH „ pt.st
fne United State*. This action en- • insignificant part is eaten by peu- * L_
ablc<l the United State* to seix"jpie. Hogs get the lion* share in! ( ongrcsKiiian Blanton. of th-J
the canal strip. j southern states. Senator Smith, sixteenth Texas district, prevail-'
As the revolution started Amer- [of Georgia, declared no other crop t,fj up,,,, House to adopt a re. j
iean warships anchored a few j i* found so valuable to the grower solution of inquiry into the cx-j
miles off the coast. It Is a tradi-iof cotton in Uie fight against the j( nt that government positions arc •
Hon that Assistant Secretary of j toll weevil. The weevil cannot j }„.|d by members of the same fam
State' Loomis, impatiently from his1 survive on peanuts. It was a on«- jjy debate developed that'
Office iu Washington, cabled nUided debate, and the peanut won j|r> Blanton. has three sens on I
qui^ry to Panama to ascertain a victory. Uncle Sam's pay roll, which ad -I
when the revolution would begin, i But what is the conncction !«*- jrnitt#Mllv is not a bad record when!
These and other circumstances led t ween all this and peanut-politics ? j considered ihc Texan is only'
to assertions that the United!There is no connection. except that
the Senate lately ha* been playing
peanut-politics steadily in its ef-
fort—or rather, the effort of the
republican leaders—In ruin Prest-
dent Wilson before the country.
It is refreshing, therefore, to havi
itself, in th
peanut, in a laudablr
States was guilty of complicity in
tile revolutionary movement. Pre-
sident Roosevelt vigorously denied
the charges, but. in an add revs
afterwards he did say: "I took
Panama and talked about it after-
The incident was with tremen-
dous consequences. Latin Ameri-
ca pointed to it as an evidence .it
the hypocrisy of the United
States, in professing to he the j
champion of the smaller and weak-j
er nations. Germany and England j You are a practical business
went far ahead of n* in the devel- J man. You have located in Here-
opment of commerce in a field' ford because opportunities were
that naturally belonged to the!offered here which were nor avail-
United States. The loss in dollars able to you elsewhere. This is
cannot be estimated, and the Toss your home town.
in prestige was even of more iui-i prosper and grow in population,
portance. ; You want good people to come
Now the episode is to be terrain-! here, as yon came. You would
at the start of his second term.
Why are those republican leart-ij
crs demanding of President Wil- j
son that he return home? It
means certain trouble for them im-1
mediately when he arrives.
We confess to a degree of cur-l
the Senate step aside from it*jiosity when it was first announced
game of petty, mean polities, an>l j f|(Mf the investigation of the con
engage itself, in the name of the ,|u,.| 0f fj„, war. proposed by the
enterprise. republican majority of th
HEREFORD'S BEST ASSET.
was to be a non-partisan affair.
I Now we understand. The invcsti-l
gating committee is composed ofj
j ten republicans .ami five decno-
Always will there he obstacle* il
.in the path of progress. An in-j
want it indignant Newfoundland citir.en pro-j
tests against airplanes flying about
and "frightening poultry thereby
interfering with the supply uH
egg*." We remember a Missouri
congressman who was defeated I
for re-election because he bought
an automobile: it was considered
undemocratic to own a car then, j
And it wa* a second hand car at, |
The kind that make yon
whan you uaa them
Wa also have plenty of
BARBED WIRE that 1mej
cattle in the pasture—galvenivsd
Aa wall as a carload of TWJLHE to
tie up this bountiful wheat crop.
P" ",mf' ■
"Don't let thi* administration I
point to Los Angeles as a demo-
cratic city a year hence when the
national campaign is on." Tn
sending thi* wire to the republi-j
can campaign manager at Tx>* j
Angeles, Senator Snoot, of Utah, f
added that Senator Lodge, of
Massaehuetts. joined him in the
sentiment. Answer: Los AngetesJ
normally republican, elected aj
democratic mayor by 15.000.
A phase of big city life almost!
incomprehensible to the saudlj
town man is found in the fact that j
there are more than 1.000.000 per-
sons addicted to the narcotic drug
habit in the United States. The
"dope fiend * i* a fnnpous grow-)
th on civilixation which docs not
thrive in rural communities.
The War Department has
bought .160,000 yeards of ribbon
'for the new victory medal* which
will be awarded to all officers and
enlisted men who took part in the:
war. Now we can forget about
the ml tape.
Harrison Brothers I
Just as we were beginning to
out here in Texas, that
were getting firmly re-established
on a peace basis, along comes the
chief of the British war staff with
the information that 28
Storage Coal on
PLENTY OF SORGHUM SUED ON HAND
OCR ELEVATOR is open, and HARVEST i* now on. Bring
us your WHEAT—we are in the market strong, and ready
to STORE the grain.
McQueen Grain & Coal Co.
The country is overrun with fake stock promotion schemers. Thi y
wear fine clothes, and have a very smooth and pleasayi line of talk.
They know that YOU and nearly everybody else have Liberty Bonds,
and they are out to get them by hook or by crook.
It i* not always easy to resi*t their
talk less than millions.
talk of Millions—they neves
We think it is our duty as a solid financial institution to warn our
people against these alluring fellow* and their advertisements, ami
to offer our services to anyone who desires them in helping to de-
cide SAFELY as to investments.
TOUR LIBERTY BOEDS!
First State Bank
A Trust Co.
Resources sre for the Benefit of its Customers.
CapMai Orar $lOO,O0C.Oo
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The Hereford Brand, Vol. 19, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 26, 1919, newspaper, June 26, 1919; Hereford, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth254005/m1/4/: accessed February 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Deaf Smith County Library.