The Sunday Morning Herald. (Amarillo, Tex.), Vol. 22, No. 17, Ed. 1 Sunday, May 22, 1910 Page: 5 of 8
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THE DAILY PANHANDLE
MAY 22 1910
THE SUNDAY MOWING HERALD
THE WEEKLY HERALD
Panhandle Press Hamlet's Insanity
Published every Sunday morning at 210 Taylor
Street Amarillo Texas
Many a man wants more vim in his
home paper vvlicn at the same time he is
BOESKN AND DUUST.
"Filtered as. second class maitcr October 19.
PW at tlic jMivt ..fiK-e at Amarill" Texas un-
;rr the net of March 1879.
SUNDAY. MAY 22 1910.
Address of Si?. J. Crichton Browne of England.
Sir 1. Crichton Browne said that hundreds of essays
'pamphlets leaflets and hooks had hecn published to prove that
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Hamlet was nind or was not mad but not one as tar as nc was
True. O sou of a prophet! And the vim re-;.INVrin l0 simoon the finite tenable theory that he wni loth.
fcrred to is spelled with a large and ono.urag- VVas jt jnJt pOS!ijiie tnatf avinjj put an antic disposition
in" V. Th citizen referred to. by the way. is rt.:.-.
ii. . "'I. ii K"i i lie lutuvi hi nun.
1 1 1 H'll nil. . 11 ..i-v
carrying a few dollars worth of its iin
in his pocket. 1'ampa News.
Thousands if the present generation to
whom the telephone has heroine as much of
n business and household necessity a it is at
of his home paper but who mates it a point
to borrow his neighbors copy every week.
The activity with which the big rail-
. roads of the country are pushing their
lines into the Panhandle and plains coun-
try is certainly sufficient to convince the
most skeptical of the great agricultural
development that is going on in this sec-
tion and of its prosperous condition.
Tulia Standard '
Sufficient and then some. Railroads as great
times a clamorous nuisance can recall the day developing agencies are public benefactors
vheu this y lein of communication was .-till llt (H.V art. not jn the
soinethine of a noveltv. Hut few have formed
accurate estimate of the telephone's value to
It was a angerous game to feign madness and he who
began by being mad merely north-norwest might ultimately
find himself mad at all points of the compass. The great actor
who had found a part that fitted him like a glove could not
.lwas divest himself of it in a hurry. It was told of Mrs.
Siddons that on the nights following' sonic of her greatest
triumphs she was profoundly agitated and when unrobed walk-
ed about for hours in the silence and solitude of her bedroom
unable to disassociate herself altogether from the feelings of
the Y'olumnia or Mrs. llaller she had represented. Rachel had
similar experiences and in the affecting story of Corahc Yval
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;re pun ic i.eneuuo s. Vandanhoff said that the fragile girl could not at the end
l philanthropic class iy i .
re thev make heavv in-M ''Hamlet." do.f the hysterical mania of 0
anv means. And where
vestment they hope to reap heavier harvests.
Their invasion of the plains' country shows
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marvelous growth of the industry within the
For this reason an article on the telephone
which appears in the April number of The
World's Work would prove not only entertain-
ing but instructive. The article is authored
by Herbert N. Casson who possesses the en-
viable faculty of writing interestingly about
reapers ' r ; i "dstones as occasion may de-
mand. Mr. Casson calls attention to the almost in-
credible fact that no farther back than 1885
the American Telegraph and Telephone Com-
pany one of the pioneer developers of the in-
dustry had a capital stock of no more than
$100000. That sum today would prove but'
an infinitesimal drop in an ocean of invest
ment; a statement which may be more readily
believed when Mr. Casson shows that in New
York City alone there arc more telephones to-
day than in the four countries of France Belg-
ium. Holland and Switzerland combined.
Referring to the Bell system alone Mr. Cas-
If it were all gathered together .into one place
this system would make a city of Telephon'ia
as laigc as Baltimore. It would contain half
of the telephone property of the world. Its
actual wealth would be fully 'OQO.OQQ. .and
its revenue would be greater than tne revenue
of tlic City of New York.
"Part of the property of the city of Icic
that- they have a deeply-based confidence in
the future of this section of Texas and that
they propose to get in on the ground floor.
Upton county has taken on self govern-
ment an election having been held in that
county last Tuesday to determine where
the county eat should be located and
elect officers for the county. Upland was
chosen as the county seat and a full set
of officers were elected. Upton has here-
tofore been attached to Midland county
for judicial purposes. Lubbock Ava-
lanche And Upton until but a few years ago was
I the exclusive home of the roving coyote and
the jocund Jack Kabbit with only an occasion-
al settler's shack to break the monotony of
prairie blanknessr and suggest the encroach
ment of civilization. Its growth to the point
Ophelia and was
It was a question worthy of consideration whether Ham-
let having feigned insanity did not to some extent fall under
its power. He suggested that Hamlet became not mad in any
crude sense but the victim of an obsession which blunted his
feelings and impaired bis power of self-control. How else could j
we acount for his lack of any sense of responsibility for. the J
deaths nf Polonius. Roscncrantz and Ciuildenstcrn for his fear
of sending King Claudius to heaven by killing him while he wasj
praying for his brutality to Ophelia for his roughness to hisj
mother for his hallucination in the queen's closet for in that
case the ghost was not objective; it did not speak and the!
queen did not see itfor his violent behavior at Ophelia's grave I
f.ir hU rnnst.int susniciousness ? It seemed as if the fell spirit!
he had conjured up to do his bidding had overpowered him
and must have made a madman ot mm outrigiu dui ior i-aer
tcs's poisoned rapier.
MOSES THE FIRST EDITOR.
Addressing the Minister's Alliance of Kansas City on the 1
i "Faith of a Journalist. Walter illiams dean ol the noo!
Happy people these days are those who have Will-
nierinR walks. Can't we figure with you on mme
foi your own use? Let us give you prices auyway.
C. E. WILLMEEING Q CO.
nfflrp? 06 Tvr St. Phone 41
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In large or small amounts any-
where In the Panhandle
Vendors Lien Notes
On Amarillo property purchased
of assuming judicial entity is merely another j (1f. journalism at Missouri University .recently spoke of the
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evidence ot the wonucrtui advancement wnicn
all Texas is making.
Amarillo is considering the project of
building a crematory for garbage. Every
city of any ?ize should have a crematory
for it reduces the garbage and waste to a
Lniu.less ash. thereby preventing disca'sc.
Hall County Herald.
And thereby proving itself worth many
times the cost of installation and thorough
phonia consists of 10000000 poles as many j maintenance. A crematory puts the ubiquit-
as would make a fence from New York to ms and health-menacing fly out of commis-
California or put a stockade around Texas sion! 'sqelches the fever-germ in its incipiency
Tint Tp1ct.linni.ins wished to use these poles at 'and reduces the bank-account of the r.ianufact-
homc thev might drive them in as piles along 'urer of patent nostrums. Amarillo needs one
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their water-front and have a 25000-acrc dock;.
r if their city were a hundred square miles in
extent they might set up a seven-ply wall
around it with these poles.
"Wire too eleven million miles of it! This
city of Tr lephonia would be the capital of an
empire of wire. Not ill the men in New York
state could shoulder this burden of wire and
carry it. Throw all the people of Illinois in one
end of the scale and put on the other side
the'wirc wealth of Telcphonia and long before
the last coil was in place the Illinoisians would
be in the air."
. In the face of such -astounding dcvelop-
and so-does every other town of any size who
aspires to the larger stature of citybood.
What this country will soon need is
farm hands. The bountiful rains 'that
have descended lately have put a fmile on
the faces of Panhandle farmers and every
available field hand will be in demand
and will be paid the highest of wages.
Great is the Panhandle. Come! Moore
They're coming from every point of the
And they're of that sturdy ener
p'etic variety which speaks volumes for the
.it r not- pvnect within another fullest development of. this country. But the
decade when the international and seeing as 'call is worth reiteration for there is room and
Veil as talking telephone will have become an j to. spare in this land of unrivalled opportukii-
To alleviate the suffering of up-in-the-air po-j
It's a fortunate Texas Congressman who
liticians it might he a wise move for Governor hasn't opposition this year and it begins to
Campbell to offer a reward for the detention look as if a distinguishedreprcsentative of the
of that elusive letter writer who was last heard people ' should cither be promised immunity
"f.f in the neighborhood of Plainviw. jfrom campaigns for a number of years or be
granted a generous raise in salary. Much of
In a wireless message to The' Herald a Congressman's surplus energy nowadays
Grandfather Ilallev's advises that only a high must be expended in an effort to keep hi
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rcrard fur the great Panhandle ot lexas re- tences m aepenciauie snape ami nc n.is mm.
similnritv of the Bible to the modern newspapers
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"The best journalist with whose work 1 am acqimntea
t.nirt Mr. Williams "was Moses. He was the first great editor.
Ynn nload for the' publication of the cood and beautiful only u TSH
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in your favorite daily journal. It was an earner peopie not a
wispr one. who cried 'nrobhesv unto us smooth things.'
"In a single slight book of the live which jnoses eaitcn. a
hnnk. the contents .of which would not occupy a half page in
today's newspaper Moses the first great editor gave more
on.i ii-t m.-irn tm ih irft 1 1 v tli.Tn today's newsnan-
(.llllMMill lltl3 Uliw lliqi h. . j -
ers would dare report the disobedience of Adam; the drunk-
enness of Xoah; the falschoo.tVbraham; the iniquity of
the whole city of Sodom: the jctfr-ness o Shechem; the sin of
Hamori; the wickenness of Judah'with Tarmar the woman in
black who sat by the roadside.
" Tlic bst renorter with whose vork I am acquainted was
Luke.- I lis story has the characteristics of the best reporting A
clearness vividness truthfulness fact in due proportion hu- j
man interest. His Christmas story has just now been read the ij
Bible is indeed a model of cood journalism.
It interprets the facts of every day life. 'How full it is of the
details of biography the news about people."
NUTS TO CRACK.
Money is the root of many a family tree. j
We all want our encimes to" forgive us first. j
A glutton is merely a man 'who can eat almost as much
as a small boy. '
It; all right to get there with both feet but the busy bee
n-ets thre with his tail. i
Tn spite of the theory that he who hesitates is lost it
in sit rs well-to look before von leap.
Of course it is possib'e that there are women who rre deaf
to flattery but even the ear specialists have never discos c
one. New York limes.
Sadler Mortgage-Loan Co.
A Song For Today
Right now s i he time
when a tat v curw will
bring oti R'd re-
turn in tatLsaciion
Keep plenty of good hose and take care of It
and jou will never have cause to regret it.
Our Mock Is complete-from the Ten Cent Cot-
ton Rubber Lined to that Fine 5-ply
Kubber Wire Wound at Fifteen.
for a liltlQ later
strained' him from giving Terra Firma a vig
s "Repudiate" threatens to become a handy
tock word in tjie v(jcabulary of politicians. It
time to properly weigh pending legislation or
to school himself in the fundamental principles
of. good government
The poetry-sprinkled commencement oration
..;i cn.miu ninn- .rentcfl than some of is at the present tune a close rival to the tact-
t ii iiiiuir wiiMM - o . .
the words which are used by Secretary Bal- loaded tariff address. But those who prefer
1in"or ' ' the latter may take hope from the act that
K ' callow class-oratof of today will become
A prdminent club woman seems to have won the thunder-throated statesman of tomorrow.
the race for election commissioner following!
the recent battle oj ballots in Denver. Stiffen-1 From the present promising outlook the
ing suffragettes! ! Panhandle wheat harvest this year will pro-;
- l.yide enough old-fashioned biscuits "lijce moth- (
Next Tuesday marks th? last call of the cr used to make" to take care of enough rib-.
-' .1.. i 1. .i cirn in mi!;n t Ii Tpvjs rnno
census enumerator tjei in me cuum nunc in-uun. aiM - -
mills chuckle overtime'
ABOU BEN ADHEM.
Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!)
Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace
And saw within the moonlight in his room
Making it rich and like a lily in bloom
An angel writing in a book of gold;
Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold
And to the oresence in the room he said
"What writest thou?" the vision raised its head
And with a look made of all sweet accord
Answered "The names of those w ho love the Lord.'
"And is mine one?" said Abou; "Nay not so."
Replied the angel. Abou spoke more low
But cheerly still; and said "I pray thee then.
Write me as one that loves his fellowmen."
The angel wrote and vanished. The next night
It came strain-with a srreat wakening light
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And showed the names whom love of God had blesstl
And lo! Ben Adhem's name led all the rest.
405 POLK ST. I PHONE 539
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