The Hereford Brand, Vol. 21, No. 28, Ed. 1 Friday, June 17, 1921 Page: 2 of 8
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■a Walter B. BhIMH
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I* is the
i matter at the
at Hereford. ten,
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f Pint number af the paper
SMk m 1IH, M Ska Hereford Baport
a* (weekly): trst number of The
Sfani (weekly) laaoed March 21, lMt;
feat ■!!■>! I af The Bread (aeml-week-
m lMe« Mejr 8, 18W.
1—per year, <2.00
one 1, per
accepted for leu than
ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS STBICTLY IN
Qt'RKTlON ? !
The law abiding element of f t « |iopu-
of 1 H'ttf Suittli county and thuf
xt makes It nuanimou* -steads
lade)', following the revelation*
af the pent two week* in district court
ae to the apparent Impotency of the
Dean Liquor taw of the ntaie, or a
proper Interpretation of Its provision*.
Incidentally, end on account «>f the
■patltght thrown ou the work of the
aeart through theae liquor cases, there
ha* been much criticism of judicial
proceed u re In the Texas courts.
And right here, in passing. allow iim
4a aajr that In anything heretofore pub-
Hfkeil in thla paper about tbew caw*, or
ta thla editorial. there haw ls«en no In-
teat or purpose to go cunning for any
court official or aet of court offl-
The Brand doea not dew-end to
tactics. If we bad such intent we
would call that man or those men by!
same and Oght it out in the open. The
Brand is discussing the system. or rath-1
ar lack of It, under which our court* |
ape rate. We do believe that both Judge
Atom and District Attorney Braley
nude error* in handling theae caaea.
Bat The Brand make* lot* of errors In
handling Ita business. aud "to err Is
human. to forgive divine"; errora of
tta head such aa m«.v have been made
are Insignificant when compared with
4he broader aspect* of the roforwment
af the Hquor law; ao let'* forget it and
thlak about how thla community will
(haadle bootlegging In the future.
Boiled down and atripped of all cam-
, the effect of the reloase of the
: persona arreated in connection with
famoua "Scotch" earn* is that the
officera of tbia county are abso-
lutely helpless to atop bootlegging un-
der the present law. The effert of
<heee caaea la hound to tie dangeroua
la two waya; flrat. law-breaker* will
he encouraged to take advantage of
«Ktr ImmunHy to ply their lucrative
trade more lntenaively: secondly. law-
ahaervera. when goaded beyond the lim-
it of tbelr patience, sometimes take
the law into their own hand.*.
In tUacussing the trouble with Judge
Vatnm The Brand If Informed tiuit the
fault Ilea In the law itself, ami that the
oa the state ta pram that a
with Mquor la Ma
ant going to ase It for
mechanical, selenUSe or medMnal pur-
pose*. The judge believes that If the
law were changed to read that the pas-
oeMsltia of llqaor would lie prima fiuHa
evidence that It was to he used for un-
Iswful purposes, Willi s clause stating
that proor by the defendant that be
lisd it for *acramental. mechanical,
srletrtllk' or medicinal purposes should
lie admlsMalde In his defense, would go
far toward effertiug the real intent
and purpose of the law.
Furthermore, accottllng to Judge Ta-
turn, a peai-e officer must have a search
warrant to aTrent suspected nieu ami
examine their poasensions.
In «bort it seem* that this law i*
full of «luk-holes. wi Mlsceptible to
technical attack from any «hrewd law-
yer, wo involved flint n Jury cannot
properly express Itxeif; that tlie vhole
thing in a farce and a delusion.
We have l««eti wondering here why
vioiaters of this law have heen turned
looiw Mt uiiicli elsewhere. We have Jn*t
had the truth brought home to u« In
the iMituim of our own community fam-
ily. This Isn't a question of a man be-
ing a prohibitionist or au anti 4t' the
law, mid both sides should xee to Its
eufon-enient or ahoMNnmcnt. Much de
<-i«ions a« were made iu tiiese ca*ew
make for nn utter disregard of law and
If It's up to the legislature. Ir«t's do
our part In stirring up that august
Issly to prompt action. In the menu-
while- will you have yours white,
blue, pink, or red??
A superintendent of a penitentiary
estimates that only fifteen men from
the fnrniN to eighty-five from the cities
have checked through his office to serve
prison sentences during twelve years.
He also ban discovered that farmer*
are one-crime men. They are radically
different from city criminals, in that
having once served a prison sentence
they seldom or never repeat au offeuse.
They can learn a lesson.
DEMONS IN LAWNS
ia amaag tha mast wide
lawn pests, but are particularly
troublesome in the northern half at 'he
country aad sometimes become so had
that the hest method uf eradica'loa Is
to plow or spade the lawn and nwaed It,
but the I'nited Mtstes Department of
Agriculture advises agaluat thl- method
except In the most extreme cases. The
general care of the lawn Is Important In
<-«ntrolling all lawn weeds. Including
the ilandellon mowing, rotliug. fertil-
ising. ami watering. Iu other wonts,
everything which contributes to the
growth of the desired gra*s«e* will tend
to couibnt weed*.
In «mall lawn* cntting tie- individual
plant* at lea«t -I htcbeK la-low the
ground twice a year l frequently flic
imsat «ntl«fnctory tnethisl of .-onfrol. It
ibsn< little giMsl to cut theiu shallow.
The liest time to cut j« In the «priug
when the ilau<t<<lloiik are iu early hlnum
aud again late In (lie "iimmer. On
large, heat'ily infe*te«l are« win-re the
«tand of gra*« Is vigorous. «pmyl:ut
with a x«*l lit ion of iron *ulphate. I 12
|M uud« to 11 ualloit of water I* pra<-tical.
••Mpecially on )>lucgru lawns. It ha*
not las>n found *ucce>Mful iu llerinudii
graioi. re«i top. or bent grasx.
Mpray " time«. the Hr*t time iii.f
I lie blossoms unfold, and at interva!* of
a month thereafter. It kill* white clo-
ver entirely, hut it will eradicate the
dandelions to mucIi an extent that the
surviving plaulx c n t*a dly la> rem ved
the following year. In small areas or
an a follow-up mean* after tpraying, a
gissl metlioil of killing dandelions l« to
apply alsirtt a tahle«|SK>nful of kero ene
or gamdine on the crown of individual
plants. Dry *«lt may also u«e<l «-l
fectlvely on cut surfaces.
Tin- liest way to handle latxture* in-
foic<| with dandHlons is to iuipr ive
the stand of graM* by jtidlcioii* fertil-
ising, seed lug. and pasturing. *o tli.-it
the weetl will Is* crowdetl out. ltaude-
lionN do not Infest weli'iniiiiaged pas-
tures contaiulng a thick, luxuriant
Ntaud of ttraH*.
■ la lha
In ttlii 0n
of tha mar.
of an army
terrlfi*- wind ;
killed la the wrack
airplane near 1
May 91. daring a
Two-thirds of the war Increase in
the Nat Urn's railway wages were re-
duced. I'rolmbly the fanner will get a
little benefit by reduced freight rates.
Five million miles of copper wire are
owed in the telepboue system of New
A chestnut gelding. 15-3
hands high, about 5 years
old, weight 1100 lbs.
Both hind legs white, strip
in forehead, one splint.
Strayed from the Galloway
Ranch, 18 miles northwest
of Friona, on June 2 or 3.
Liberal Rewafd for the re-
covery or for information.
H. C. McNEIL
Home building is coming back to a price at
which no family can afford to pay rent. Prices
are down as low as actual cost production, based
upon the readjusted wage scale, will permit.
Our Line of
Binders and Header
is Complete; and of course you know we carry the
Van Brunt Drill
Headquarters for Case Threshing Machines and
10 for 10c,
20 for 20c.
It not surprising that there is i
victim ia the minds of a majority of tractor uasra
that theOUPull is the standard of value ia its Arid.
Nor is it dMruft to see just what has formed this
intensely favorable attitude. A large number of
features ia the OdPull stand out proanacBtly over
and above anything found la other tractors.
For instance, the OdPull is the only tractor backcd
by a written guarantee to satisfactorily use kerosene
at all loads and conditions up to ita brake horse-
power. It plows aa acre of ground at less coat than
any other tractor. For many years it has bdd
the world's tractor fuel economy record.
The OilPull is the only tractor cooled with oil.
No bailing no freesing no rusting no leaking—
no constant refilling, and no other tractor has the
OilPull feature of a double lubrication system.
There are other features which may appeal to you
even stronger than these—have us explain them.
THE C. O. LEE
Sergeant Heyne. accused of having ill
trented British soldier* who were prist-1
oners of war nt the prison camp at
Heme, Westphalia, aw xeuteuced to
ten month" Imprisonment by the High
The Price of Coal for June is
Prices on Coal Advance Every Month
Place Your Order Today
The Sorest Way
to succeed is to refuse to fail.
to save money ever i.« to nave it now.
lo control other* is to learn to control
to stay poor is to spend all that you
to become poorer Is to spend more
than you ct^ni.
to inspire other* to «ave is by ex-
to increase what you have saved is to
Invest it securely.
ta be unhappy is to think only of
to get a bigger jab is to get too big
for the Job you are in.
to build up your credit i to become a
ta have ready amaey for vacation is
to make out more deposit slip*.
ta hmore pa vert y la year aid age is
to disregard the possibility at aucb a
thing Iu your younger days.
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The Hereford Brand, Vol. 21, No. 28, Ed. 1 Friday, June 17, 1921, newspaper, June 17, 1921; Hereford, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth254106/m1/2/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Deaf Smith County Library.