The Snyder Signal. (Snyder, Tex.), Vol. THIRTY-FIRST YEAR, No. THIRTY-SIX, Ed. 1 Friday, February 15, 1918 Page: 2 of 8
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BED C30S5 CUTS
II IIS HEMDEDSHIP
Resolutions reuiiog the govcr
On of tb five states to lb Bouth-
w wet era Division of tbe A tot r lean Hud
Croat i nuke official proclamaMou
at laey have not already done m rec-
ognising the Junior hJ Cross m aa
lmpQM4ut eleoKOi in tba work of the
eutiooia of thaw states and railing apo-
dal attention to ibt Junior Red front
drift from Peb. 14 lo 21 were adopted
by tb advisory committee of tba Jun-
ior Had Croaa at a conference la 81.
Lou la recent ty.
Tha eotnnittra alio urgrd tba tart-
mi b ard of ei.ftion iut county
and nty. In (bia division to racoffnis
th Junior Red Croaa aa tha on of-
ficii! organlsetlon (or war relief ac-
tivities in schools and asked tba ti nit-
ad A'af Bureau of Education
' tnouii iu d partment work for com
munajr cmrra. to give all ponb;.-
help io work of the Junior H- d Cro.-a
It waa rc-questcd that tha Depart-
nam of Superintendence of tha Nri
tlousl Education Association In II'
meeting In Atlanta recognise tba work
of tba Junior Red Cro"-
Slogan of tht Campaign.
"Every school a Red Cruse auilllary
and center for national service" la tb-
s let an of tha Intensive drive for the
enruilnvot of all public private and
parochial schools as Hd Cross school
nux.iiarlea. Ueorge W. 8imuon man
ur of tba Boutbweitern Division
who bus gone to France for Red Cm -Information.
aaid since the South
wer:e n Division pn.ed all o'li-r
visions In the country during thr
Christmas mcmbcrnbtp drive the Ji n
lore must "so ovur tba top" In tlie
name tplendid way. The goal la lr
t!.ui'0u(H junior nn-mbers In tho Unit
ed Htitea which wl:h the present Red
Cro ninmb'-rfhip of .S.OOO.O'W will
make thn total 44000000.
Mrs. K. It- Krot-grr. director of jvi-
lor lawrab intMp In t!ie floultiwr ern
Jjlv.on says tatu scuool w '. be en-
H'll'd st a unit all of Its' .. b.
cot; i mi Junior m'mbera of the ll-d
Cro a the arhoil nnti awimlng t-"
obi.KRtlon to ra)R a tun) equal to 2.1
mit for ea6 mrnoer. Thla fund re-
ma! i- In Htc arvJi treasury to bo ad
mlj.. terH l'V h rnpl- thenihf'vMi
Jn thi! purcha of raw ii.. it en ah wltr
h r.'i to wr.k or cih.rwlun aa th-y
wm the slvlee of itjjtructom un;
what Chlldran Can Do.
"Tr-ce arc many definite things
wht'h the Junior membership can io-
coir;ilnh within the rang of thi-lr
icolastlc activities" say Mra. Knt-
t. "It U not Iho Intention io rn-
tioarh In any way upon the puplti'
play time but to deflect the co-i-i.a
In manual tralnlnR dnmeMlc aciin-".
etc Into noma form of Rrd Croaa pro-
President Wilson flf pt. IK 1917 'a ;
ued a proclamation to tbn acbool dill :
dron of thn Onltod Btatea offirln
them the prlvlle. of menbersrn) a
fio Red Crosa. Dr. Mnry H. Mac
rrarkrn proid'-nl of tho Vafsar Col-
Kf dfvclopd the Idea of Junior mar.
OF UITEQ STATES
MCflC AMERICANS WILL BE IN
THI TRANCHES (iRIN0
THAN PLANNED FOR.
RED CROSS IS CHALLENGED
Chapters Thraughowt tout h west Are
Urged to Ooublo Their Iffertt
to Take Care of Brave tel.
aliers hOvor Thart"
Ki-d Cro chaptera of tba ftoutb
west are uritnily requeatml by ttir
beadiuartcra of tba 8uuihMtern W
visiou American lud Crosa at Hi
Louis to niubll.xe all their (on es an4
Ift pjre lor a surpnilnitly bif drive lb
Vtuiu an siKna a..d iiitiruatlona com
in( from Ldtup in veilud cabl-kraaa.
(rum p.Tkoas hiti in the co.idurl ol
he war and from bints dropped from
Waalituxiifn. the number of Amrriant
who will be in Lurope by spring win
be a great surprise..
II Is admitti'd on blub authority
(bat tberc are ihousanila more sol
dl.-ra In Krance than It was thought
thfre would be. Krom prcpar.itloi
bping made at cantonraei.ta ami (ru;n
the oumbcra nuw In transit thee will
be many thnuasnila more Io Lurop j
within a ehort time. Tbey nut ont
will bo in Kuropu b it they will be in I
the front Urn- so pren nt advices pMiii
Thla all ga t- aoe? that Red Crma
workr-ra will have to d':b!e up on
tbelr wor and provldo comforts for
iOT own boys and at the same Lim-
rtuwnuo to alii Krt-ncli Italians and
It la u to th.-ip'fira to Inform !h t
Bienibf-rs of the nocnslty for tnM.
itwratirs wrh'l-'ts tir!mts nuff r
hopiil pnrm'nf. nirciral drt-.-"lrif
etc. Iltir.drfda of lhui:n'li of carrt
of th'-ne mum bo nnile to take rarv nf
thn htjys In the i.-rlnn.
The tirut- to nnri ilic p'cpira'l-in l
now. The chapti-r rmhin r hat it U'l- '
l'jt of lime to Krt all of the upccj..';
articlti lo((rthr. and enrh one w.h
want to make a good showing wh-n
thn sblpnu-ntn aro nade.
()t course the tlinusumte of Amrrl
can soldiers will nei-d H?d CroT.
nurses to care for them. Irty thou-
sand It the number est Una tod by th
aurgoon gneral for the netr future.
The nurnlng srrvl- e of the Il"d Crcn
offrrt many in.Iiicf-iiicnts and i-mloub:-edly
many of the patriotic womes ol
'he Bnuihwpst will Join It ao that lhy
ran go to franco and holp In tbe fish'
AUTO SHOV BIG
AFFA R AT FORT
Tha Amerlrtun Rod Cross has appro
priated 477190 for work In Italy be-
tween November 1917 and May
rMFitlr.f in wnrd recrlvrd at Vtr
hffidnuartert of the floulhwestern PI-
vWon American Red ( rone at i
ttnla Th mmotint was fund a'ltr a
tuney to determine Italy'e n'edn.
3 RED CROSS Si-3
J IS DOING IJ
AND WHAT YOU CAN DO
CANTEEN SERVICE DEPARTMENT.
Is tht 8miUiwotern UlvHlon ot the Red Crnu which Include. Uio 8'..loi
CI Uluouil. Knw Oklalionn Arkano. ud tiiu lhr h h orjm-
7 lifd Crow Cnlm la town. loni Ibt main linn of rallw.j tra!
10 r.nd.r aid of oJory kind to troop tralna.
In lanto mownenu of troop ddafa an unavoidable and tho boiltaa
of mat will oflco auflw from hunair and Inlral In aplto of tho boat effort
of tbe Army and to lite .omo rire.hment to the. men I.. a aerTlce tin
Ited Lrou la anaenaam
Th nmn.Bfl.r of every troop train
la .applied with Hat of tha town
where Red Cro.. canteen nave been
oraanlied and he I. tnatructrd to wire
ahead for an aervlce that canteen
can lve. Tbe orianlaatlon of a can-
teen eoulau ot a chairman and a
committee of at leaat 10 membera. Ar-
Tansemenla are mado beforehand for
the preparation of coffee and aand-
wlchea tm large quaniltlea on abort
notice and their tranaportatlon to tbe
it. turn. Tie average troop train o!
MO Ben will require M lallona ol cot
lea. mil. etreltea. etc. are alao
dUtrlboted. Hot ooffoe la alwere moat
acceptable. Altboudi aupplled with
tbe army travel raUon It la often 1m-
aoealble to prarlde erery troop train
Sita oooklnj Ucllltlee 11 which cue
hot ooflee la ireatly appwclated by
If A troop trail commander find
that awlni "a aupply
1 .lU' .ud. he will wire hie reoolre-
melt to 1 oaltMO and they will u.
tkalr rwausim U aupply hta needa
1.""- m. andjn
l the euleM will
remorc the vau to "i"' -
kea alrwuly been
thai on. e oar eor".
PsetAl caroa WW dlrtblte4 to tte
mm t wn bo- Thla UlUc attcav
mm la moeb) appreciate kf tkem. aa
kMve the traie. I
. una aic received
lha l.vnr lh hav received fTOA
the Hod Croaa canteen all over ttie
country ail oi which makoa them foe!
that aomebody la Intereated In then
welfare and dove much to cheor ud
rt.. n.Hfln.1 tnnpti nl the Red Crue.
worker la an Important factor In raAtn-
talnlm tbe aplrll ol tne troop. ami
thla la an Important outy oi me mmi
Too much cannot be aald of uie
aplendld entrjo.la.ro that tbe woman
of the whole country have ahowa la
thla work. When they have been
called upon they have raeponded.
whether day or night. It la a aervloe
chat all women will be glad to pander
to our boye who are giving ao much.
rt.t it'. Hftk while nn ham. hut to
read tba letter from tba men. I uote
Yin mi. arrival at II W WCTC
tendered a moat hearty ncaftloa by
tha Bed Croaa. Their llaaneea la aerv
i. M ih hni eotfee and aandwlchee
left aa Impreaaloa upon the ban that
will lever be torgottea. wa eaeviaa
not oily tha worth at two) gift but
ore Ihaa that the fact laat the whole
uatloa u fntereited U evrr weirar.
Wa weloomc the arganluilloA e4 a
Red Craaa cutaei ahm any aaali
railroad line and Ike mderaliaed will
be .lad ta fernlaa rararmatloa aa ta
yua what wktlaa may be eapertew at
tkaaa. CHARLM P. PaTTTUfa
Director tf Cuteel tUertee ttouta-
waatefl Dlrtetea AaMrlaas Red
Crea.i HIT Railway Btakaaia
SOUTHWESTERN EXP01ITION TO
HOUSE OIANT MOTOR CAR
AIR MEN T0FLY DAILY
A vl iters and Boldtara Cm la Seen
at Daily Practice fr.mr.ei
Close February 2J.
Tba Houthwestern Eipoiltlon and
Fat 8tork 8how which opens lu fort
Worth Monday Marrh 11 and runs
for ona week li offering a graiter
variety of entertainment this year
for the people of the Houthaest tnaa
has over been given through a si ml
lar show llesides tbe numerous
livestock featuree tho Liposlt.ua Is
presenting tba greatest automobile
show ever bold In tha twmneat.
Tha ihuw Is under tbe di.eU!c-n of
tha Kort Worth automotjilu d-aie:s
and tbe personal supervision of a
committee of dealers head'-d by U.
D. Wright of tha Mai well sicem??. as
chairman; John Corey of the ilun
roe sgenry. Ilubb Diftrs of the KorJ
aginry Ban ford Webb of tba Uick
agency and R. E. Souther or tba
An Immense bjiHlng IOOxlC5 reel
If now In course of construction on
tha Imposition grounda for the hom
ing of tho abow. Floor spa a with
room for handling of car has born
provided for aUt cars. Erery Inch
of the Boor tnice has been sold and
the entry list ' lotted. Just outside
tbe buHdlnat nil) he an exhibition of
eiitomohl.e trucks sni motor driven
asrlnil'iire tmiilf.nents etc. Tills
open air show Is a pirt of the auto
mobile exhibit it ml will be mom or
less undtr Ibe direction of Ihe com-
ll'jltln up to the aufoiir)!U't btwtw
aad traitor cihih t will iv.aie the ex-
hibits of the ntimr.iit illn ompan-
los and tbn the dlfT.-rTt rrn'nl
aetractlons under the iiuii.tKeuiiit of
(leorvo J. l-ooa. HHm 'i"t-
val attractions a congrt-ss of broil" ho
busters and ropers will parti ipntn li
tho Rodeo the ef:rtion a. id m.'.h.
musement frature of the Kfislt cu.
Wild West performers from ail over
tbe world will participate.
The Kipoaitlon this year all) run
hugely to military aluntv. Due to
the fact that several thousands of
Texas and Oklahoma boys are sta-
tioned at Camp Howie and now ta
training for service In Prance fea-
tures will be staged aacb day to the
particular liking or the soldier. H pec-
la I rates will be granted- tho men In
uniform. These rates will be extend-
ed to thn men of tha flying branch
of the army now located at Camp
TalUferros three wings Camp Hicks
Cam? Ilenbrook and Camp Kverrn-in.
More than 4000 men aro at at onr I
at tho aviation ramp. Any one of
the aviation Adds Is wltMn thirty
minutes rldo of Kurt WurCi s:i.l
Camp Howie Is located at ArM:itton
HdIkMi within strict car cori.j.iiQi-
caCon of tho heart of tho my.
Camp Hrii can he reirli.'d by
atitomohllf. as can Kvermnn and lle:i-
brook. Service ran are nn h-: fit
the camps and the city and ('.imp
Kvermun can be reach by Intjtn:--ban.
Hjioclol serrho ts uiven Kver-
man by the NorlhTn Texan Trai-liaii
Company on Hs Ciebiinic lino.
Hying machines are continually
pnsiing over Ktjrt Wortb. The Im-
position grounds are directly In tho
p-itb of th air route from J licks to
Hon brook and Hlcka to Bverman and
front the E J post Hon grnunda one can
witness tha battle formation of tbe
air fleets and maneuver that be-
speak something of what tho cade's
will bo up against after they receive
their commissions and aro sent to
tha Western war theater la Europe.
In addition to the great attractions
of tha Eiposltlon visitor to Fort
Worth can wltnesa tho Intensive
drilling and rpreparatlono tww being
made by tbo troopa at Camp Bowie
Many of tbo- orach noraeanen of tha :
army will participant tb tbo horse j
show feature of tbo Exposition. At
Camp Howie aro a doss bar of world
famoua broncho taster. Theaa men
will be aa tha coot est. j
Ed R. Henry manajrar of tho Ex?
position bao tba assnraacoi that the
show tht yomr win be the greateet-
aale show orar held ta Port Worth.
There-1 grwat demand for blootfad
stock fit tho Son th west for the. re
plersrshmenl of the herda that have
been so bard hit by tho drouth. Thi
fttct fa attrwetlng tba breeder rtom-
Kaaea CNriahoma Missouri vftos'ss
brd sad other ftntea to tha Port
Wnrth shew. More than 40 entrlwt
aro now ta and tha entry flat wtfl
not b trtsed u to til Fab. IS.
Beeatni of UieVfact those aractkeal-
two thirds eflthe ewjltle rurbrta
i TT end Ollaticata or rare
p"d at Csmpowl and the tee-
r J son th-'ltti Cattla Rilsars'
Mocat''-i tt Trvwf Dallas
ie fft'Iowrig Tte Hiiovltlon In
ort "orth. tits s-satesl crowd la
ia tsioy orjtba olty (s eipectel
. kmen wllf eome to Port Worth
. week la sivsaea of the meeting
tf tt Avteryist'ea to tfslt ralatlvea
it Cam rVwts asd to the avis ilea
oaanps aad to mot wtta the broedert
ot tkuscy itack
hiHcuwt nm coNtTiiNiMO
THE BKKP TRI M
Dlorloearoo of actlvltlea against
tbe public Interest by the big pack-
Ing establishment Is contained la
a aerie of re porta to tho Pederal
Trade Commission made public from
day to day alnee January 14. Evi-
dence It produced to show thht board
ing of hide by the parker. la rospoa
slble for Increased cost of leather aad
sboea. Daring tbe last five years tbo
Commission aaya the slaughter of cat
tie haa Increased 10 per cent. This
should have caused a eorreepoodlng
Increaao la (ho supply of bide on
tho market and prevented th ab-
normal Increaao la price of leather
products. Instead the aupply of
hides cored by tho big five Inereaa-
ed 46 per cent during ltll and tho
jUrst hair of 19.7. Stock held by
smaller park era Increased even more.
Thelre were II per ernt mora. The
1 values p tared by the packers oa j
hides are snch thbt wh la the farm
era got 17 per rent more for their
ca'tla the packers got 15 per cent
Increase on hides.
The rewo.1t la that banner have
ikept out of the market In the hope
that pr'reo win drop. Ft ports of
shoes have dropped from 11.000010
pairs 'n 1911 to . 000. 000 pairs Io
1917. A number of Niters have been
puMlehed showing that the packers
tr'ed to head off an Investigation by
Congress In 11. These wer oo-
pured from the files or Bw'ft A Co
The let'rT show that efforts were
ado to laflaencw tb Bunas of
' Markets of th department of Agrl-
Icultttr to coonterwt oppoeltloa to
'the Beef Tmst br famishing Inform-
jatloo to rattle aad to make It
1 appear that the porker profit oa
beef did aot vary more thaa 1 roots
per head at any time. It further ap-
peared that the parter were being
kept Informed of what tbe cattle
men were dolag to obtain aa lave
t gatloa. A report to tho packers
from thetr legal staff derlared that
aales the lavrotlga'loo should be
heeded off "aothlag could stop crlm
laal prtsieeMtloa. Attoraww Heaey
had to resort to forrw to get the
I packers' books.
This Is to advise the public that f
have moved my shoo repair shop to
the building formerly occupied by
Ralrd's Harness shop at rear of Cress
Carlisle oa east Bridge street
; f P. Benbenel
WE'VE JI'HT HK.rS TO H4JHT
Rossis has quit. Rust's has been
quit for the pant year. The ooly se
rious result of the bark dw is mat
a peace treaty with the central pow-
era will give opportunity to Germanv
to as her troops on other front
and open trade relations with Rus-
sia. This will throw Rusilin rood-
ttufft Into German markets and pro-
long I'fe there awhile longer. Pre.
Ident Wilton haa nerved notlm on
the Imperial governments that the
ttaitiri Statea ba Jum begun fight
ing and will not stop unit JuaUoe la
fully guaranteed to all nations con-
cluding hit add reef tha President
Th President warned th cent raj
empires that tha vast resource of .
the United States would sccompllab
In the end what might be accom-
plished by peaceful negotiation.
"Dur resources are Id part mobil-
ised now" said be "and we shall
nni nausa until they are moblllied
In their entirety. Our armies ara
rapidly going to the fighting front
and will go mora and more rapidly.
Our whole strength will be put Into
this war of threat aad attempted f
mattery of selfish group of anfe.
cratlc rulers whatever th dlf Mcijt-
tles and partis! delays. Wo an In-
domitable in our power of Independ-
ent action and caa In no circum-
stances consent to live In a world
enverned by Intrigue and force.
j "The power of the United States Is
a menace to no power or nation. It
will never be used In aggression ox q
for aggrafldlxpment of lay selfish In-
terest of our own. It springs out of
freedom and is for the service of fret
a-.i i MSA-veal a. Mtirtt eara nftT
his physician last week. He had an
abecesa formed back of on of his
i.rm and sttbmltted to ao operation
Later Internal Inflammation set up
tnd hie Mends became esclted. Mi
he soon got over It.
Triumph Cotton Seed
For Planting Purposes
Farmers of Scurry County
Io laaaJnt our announirmrat till y-ar we want to lay that we have very flue Mebane Trltrmph
Cotton Be that arc perfectly reliable. The aood thla year art; well matured and all culled oa the
Hill machine that waa manufactured for hla ted giving ycu ae-d that are aa n.ar perfect aa poulblc
to get then. Every aack of aeed la cullfd before- leaving the warehoiiM; and after reeelvlng theae
eewl. If tlioy are not up to your eipectatlona we will refund all money paid for them. Now wo want
to any that wc do not offer them er-ed In competition with thoae that were bought elaewhrre at varl-
oua prlcea and offered to you aa planting aeed. There are hundred of bu.hela ihlpped each year that
nevi-r were culled on a machine. Now wc will aay and can convince you that one hu.hel ef
Machine Culled Mebane Cotton Seed
will r iant more ground anil give you a more uniform .tend and produce more cotton than one and
onchatf liu.hnl of common a il. Now. If you are inlng to buy your a-i-l for planting another year
do y na early aa poulble a. the aupply will not laat lung.
Huplng to haro your ordor- for .ecd. we are youra rwpwtfullr.
Seed came direct from F. Hill Wills Point Texas.
wjigsr so m sr a saaagf BsasaW
New Mexico Ranches
4100 acrea t aallea from toww. hae Twa dwelllag honaea two iprlnua. twa reaerrolri and au ftta
Blni ercek. well fraaaed anal protected. Price It per acre
1ISI aerw IS mllca from Iowa on good auto highway It acrea aider ditch balance k aaatara m
(aaoed aid watered bp- three aprlagi and crack haa imall kawaa ail ban. Price l t Uff
and will give terma.-
W . G . O G L E
E Las Vegas N. M.
the aralllnda M V "
PulkHuj L Loala kta.
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