The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 252, Ed. 1 Tuesday, October 25, 1921 Page: 4 of 8
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'2000 STILLS IIS" TEXAS"
Itev. ArtemuB Webb head of tha
Anti-Saloon league In Texas asserts
that thoro aro 2000 illicit stills run
nine ln tho state Wo nro not sur-
prised at the announcement yet there
Is not tho least doubt but that a lees
amount of boozo is being1 consumed in
Texas every year Drinking men and
women aro becoming' fewer- In num
bers every month and it will not be
many years beforo they aro all uono
and a new generation of sober pcopla
will be running things.
If reports aro true there are ntllls
In Taylor county and a good many
bootleggers but conditions aro so
much better than when Texas had
open aalodns that not mapy citizens of
the county would bo willing to go
back to old Customs. Tho facts ate
that tho vast majority If not all of
he young mpn and women who are
growing up at this tlmo are sober
citizens and havo never been under
the lnfluonpcs of tho saloon and thov
will starva out tho illicit stills and
bootleggers in time for both must
have customers tp exist. Wo aro for.
protecting tho boys nnd girls against
boozo with tho hope that somo of tho
"Villi 1not" wliri fnol Hint 4V miiaf
havo "a llttla for tho stomach's Balto"
Will find tho task of gottlng It too
difficult for tho 'joy tlioy receive
In the meantime It is up to the
peaco offtccin tn every county in
Texas to make war on illicit stills and
ee that corn whiskey nnd other
death dealing drinks to secure which
A man must violate tho criminal laws
of the land arc banished.
THE MAN WHO CVOES AtTEU
Krom Kllnsvlllo Journal!
Wholesalers nnd jobbers of Dallas
Kott Worth and Wichita Falls talk a
lot about extending their trado terri-
tory but a casual ouivey of tho 131las-lllo-South
Uend-I.tn atou tho new-
est trade territory opened up in onrs
finds that tho big three" towns are
getting tho smallest end of the trade.
Investigation shows that most of
tho grocers and dealers lu this section
buy the bulk of their stock from
wholesalers At WeathcrforU Cisco
Abilene and Ureckenrldge While ocn
far-off Purcell Oklahoma comes la
for a shots of It
Th reaton for this li that tha aalei.
man from these smaller-towns comes
after It. A Wichita Falls talesman li
?lm.oV.ft8.ura0Jll8 a Pus nat
ort Worth sends ono out every now
and then. A Dallas man comes along
occasionally. For tho moat part the
others aro specialty salesmen
Investigation also shows that Elias-
yillo peoplo go eloso to homo to get
their flout1. Thoro are ton sacks of
Graham flour sold hero to ono from
elsewhere but then tho Graham Mill
& Llovalor company began to nurse
this trado cat ly both with salesmen
und advertising and both represented
a rattling good product.
Business men In this section thought
for a whllo when tho railroad was
building that they would havo to use
clubs to keep tho Wichita Falls dales-
men off but a query showa that If
they knew tho naino of a Wichita
l' alls jobber or manufacturer they
!mv forgotten It. Howocr tho Wichi-
ta I-alls papers aro getting up a gdod
circulation hero and they may bo able
to 'back the cow up to tho Wichita
Falls milk pail" after all. c'llla
WEEDING THE GARDEN
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sTuaxoi; but 'mun
Arrferioan noldlbra nro to romaln In
Germany51. for "conciliatory" purposes.
Wo aro not surprihpd. It Is Juet wh?t
wo expected notwithstanding tlio fact
that Sir. Harding's campaign commit-tr-o
promised to bring' tho boya home
within filx months after tho control
of nation should be turned pack to
tho nopiibllcnn party l'ro-eloctlon
promisee urQ made to get votos and
create soh.mont not to bo kept but
'tho Aniorlcart pcoplo forgot from ono
election to tho nct (hat that is tru.
Ma Harding is making a good
President. JIo Is a grfeat man and has
learned that thoro Is a lot tt differ-
enco in being President nnd talking
about tho -man who ia Ptoaident. ln
fact ho Is Tast adopting: policies which
controlled Mr. Wilson whllo he was
President Wo Iiopo that h6 Ik golim
to be as encrg'otlc in bis support "f the
Uropopitlon that all nation nhall dis-
arm and 'Stop tho mad rush to lnillrt
battlenhlpa and other means of d6-
Btructlon ns Was our great Democrat.
Mr. Woodrow Wilfoti in his adococy
of the lenguo of nnfions. Something
will coirio to pnss if oirlv Mr. Harding
throws himself Into tho "meeting"
with ills whole heart nt thli timci
MHy It bo fo.
Clip and Comment I
It is reported that work Will begin
?W?arly.dat0 n tll dam across the
Wichita Itivcr In tho eastern part of
Baylor County. Th6 cntlt'o projec:
will bo in chargo of an Irrigation com-
pany and will call for tho expenditure
of moio tlmu four and n half million
dollar?. Tho lake when filled will
be tlio largest artificial body of water
In Texas in addition to furnishing
Water to tho city of Wichita Falla and
othor small towns it will furnish
water for tho inlgatlon of 100000
acres of farm land. Inasmuch aa
Goreo will bo only 30 miles from this
lake wo aro already 'planning our out-
ing a few years henco. Como to Go-
ne. Goreo Advocate
There It nothing like planning an
outing and C. & C. supposes that moru
outings aro planned onch year than
pretty near anything olo. Few thero
be however who nro ablo to carry out
their original plans when they start
out on tho aforcsuld outing. Such nn
outing as tho editor Of tho Advocuto is
planning sounds mighty good and it i.i
to b6 hoped that ho will live to nee
tho day when he .can go on tho aforo-
mohtloncd trip. Jf this Irrigation pro-
ject Is carried through it will tin-
doubtly bo ono of th0 biggest lu the
history of tho ttoiithtacst. Xt win ho
tho means of affording mtfficlont mofs-
mro 10 mo land Jn that hcctlon of tho
Stato and C. & C. sees no icasou why
It should not blossom oh tho rose. lr
ligation projects havo been started In
this section llnio and again but fpr
fcomo loawm unboknbwnst to ahy&no
but tho staitois thereof hnvo fallen
tiiruugu. j no Aiuicho leirltoiv nt a.
matter of fact has not needed "hrlgn-
tlop to nny great rMont but. thoio- I
no uouoi uiat tlio raising of ciop.
could bo made a sufor undertaking by
3u? " rv'"
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IP YOU ARE IN A HURRY
for your radiator to h
paired you criimot do
thfln lonvo tho job
rtftrt hands. "Wo v
back to you !n '
You wou't Ioso
vout car moro
hours. Unless ii cours
a very bad brca
"Wo do nil kirn
6th & Pino Sts
rj "bw " aV
JrCttcr (aL Kg to jaufa-
irirour cx V ( !2fMa S3 m W 1
Oia'timcr ll 'M H k
11iA .)! ISF aVVIU .N- R11H8I HI .
.uiu jiof r -i ii j . -riven ifl VV ST
fthaff iifclvA.SL.prtSH e "" at
of weldirl & M S MP'
nfvtv.nair Vry k it iJaai
Phono i 94 i
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Just a Little Fun
Still Able to Dtegufeq
rrom tho Boston Transcript.
Miss Dldiin I know" that ago
beginning to tell on me.
Mlas Port Yos dear but you need-
n't mind so very much. It isn't telling
tho wholo truth.
A Greater Attraction
From tho New York Sun.
Cleek Our golf club In trying lo
get moro members and la thinking- of
lmprolng tho links.
Niblick Better- ubc the money to
by in a rcflorvo stock.
."Skirts Disappearing In tile Wfst."
headlines a. contemporary Great
Suns man: not n bad as that.
A man who commuted suloldo nt
Miami. Florida was "identified"
Banker Spuigln who left Chicago
hurriedly but tW police aro doubtful
of tho corrcetness of tho Identification
alnco tho dead man is flvo inchos
shorter 100 pounds lighter and haa
Jiair of a dlfforeut color than Spurg-
Jn's. However. Spurgln might liavo
"swunk up" like tho negro's fish.
Along In tho jears to como when
Tteporter ireadors who keep files of
thW paper turn back tho pnges of the
past and revel in happonlngs of by-
gono years ono of tho blggoat ltomst
of wondormont to thorn will bo tho no-
tice from the city commission warn-
ing tho pcoplo not to use water for
anything but purely domestic pur-
P080B. It will soom strange and far-
off then. bUt It is painfully real how.
TrQt mlicli longer must wo ptit up
with tills lamentable stato of affairs
for Lako Abllono Ja coining ulong pret-
Few kingri aro mon.of sense. Most
of them go in for tho tlioutrlcs and
dumb show. Most of them to dumb-
boU. lucking1 the wisdom and oautlou
that intimate touch with tho common
pooplo jnlght glvo thorn. Just now
tho for'mor emperor of Austria-Hungary
is engaged (or was yesterday)
In trying to regain tho Magyar throne
from which ho fled when tho Austrian
crash oamo nt tho 'fag-end of tho
world war. Ho is not apt to succeed
of course for tho Htllo entente tfnd
tho big entente aro not nsleep. They
do not intqnd thut a Hapsburg shall
again occupy a throne in Hungary or
cisowiiorc einco ono of tho prmo
accomplishments of tho world war
waa tho .breaking dpwn of absolutism
Evidently Charlos is not a man of
cense because no man of sense would
desire to tako uponjhls shoulders
tho tremendous burdens that are Hun-
gary's But t is hard to choko a
king off. Like tho politician ho al-Jvaj-a
wants a fjugcr lu tho pic.
Among tlio exhibits at tho ronvon-
tlon of tho Poh;tsylanla Oplomotrlc
apsoclntiou J Phlhulolplila. wh a
fearful device flint attracted mtie.li at-
tention from both prorotwionulH and
la men Toohnkally it la known as a
steieo-complmoter but that In uintely
tho dignified nani6 for "llo iletectoi."
It li a mnohlno to maka i-eiiain to
others whether ono i telling tho tutth.
wucn (leiegntes nt ashington begin
dlsiusslng the iirmnineriL nonin of
their nations and thd ticklish fjiifs-
tlons of tho Far 13ust. tho nsnemblneo
mlsflit piocced with moro confidence
woro ono of these handy lijtlo imple-
ments abput.- In any sort of gather-
Uig where people talk put of selMn-
toiosf how valuablo it might bo m an
eliminator of dhfti ust DIsti ust Is the
fear that Iho. other fellow i doing or
planning to do Mimething underhand-
ed while talking with all nppiirent fair
ncs and candor it I complimentary
to tho human race mat theto Is ko
muoh lyh) and so much dfstrtMt In tho
wot id that sulonllsth devote to inven-
tion of fuch a maohlno as this their
tlmo which otherwise might be em-
ployed Jn making new labor wnlng de-
vices extending: the benefit-lal Use of
elect rieity or devising u method Of
treating coppor ore t two cents a
pound savin over the host present
pjrooosseaV 111 Paao lleiald
Thero can bo nothing done-towatd
n contructlvo conclusion nt ihg at mi
conferonco UiiIpim all of the nations
representatives ian get togetlier Tho
attitude with whlijh some of tho na-
tions undoubtedly will go into tho
uonforcnoo is nnt one that will t.mlnnrt
a solution of tho problem which con-
ironts ino worm or their laying uiUdo
tholr arms or continuing to build big-
ger tiavioa nnd maintain laiger armies
Tlio tlmo has como when somathjng
has got to bo done: all tho world docs
not Want a ropetition of tlio recent
unpleasantness certainly these Unit-
ed States do pot. and neither dooi
Franco or ISnglund no tile nations
Which hold tho uppQr hand ought to
arrivo at spjno mean- of keeplug down
uura anu inoir attendant tearful re
sults. Of course this1 lead to tho
idea for which Woodrow Wilson al-
most gavo his lifo that of a League of
Nations by meana of which puac rtaji
to come to tho world for all time.
By all means the He detector ought
to bo installed at tho ajma confer-
once; they're gqlng to peed omo
thing Ilka that for all tho nations are
going to rosort to every known means
to cany over their point. The Am-
erican people hope deop In their
hearts that tho cooforonoo will not
be a flush. Although it must be aald
that the majority of tliein are skoi-
wom as 10 na aciuauy uemg wo mqaim
oi ruuuaing armaments
WiUil Itoud Operated.
quort. has 'boon mado by tho local unit
bf tho West Texas Chamber of Com-
merce that that urgunlusllon bo 1 on-
resented nt u moetlng to be hold In
Midland Novomber 7th. having for Its
purpdso tho initiation of plans for tho
operation of tlio Midland and North-
western railroad. Prealdont Jonoa lias
announced that tho Wost Toxaa Chain
bor win bo represented. Thoro is uorne
talk of tho outlining of plans for tlio
extension of tills railway through Yon.
luim county Texas to Itoswell New
Bolh to Bi.mio
From the Udiubnig Scotsman.
Sho 0u ought to be ashamed of steal
ing a klsp.
Ho You are cnualty gutltj-. You
received tho fitolen goods.
Ketthiff Hrr Itlclit
From tio Boston Trjuisvtipt.
Lltllo Itoger was alono ln the house
wucn uio leippnpno lung no iook
dovMT the ieeclet.
4HHlo!" mid a voico "Is this Mrs.
"No." Tcplled Tviogcr "It in Mrs.
Blanks Ilttlo hoy." '"
UIIASILW KNJQS 1 rs
riltbT liYCKtJt yUMCISIt
BRADSHAW. .Texan Oct. 2C Tho
first number vC i;'tuiLsluiv Lyooum
com so wna given lnttf Thursdhy nl;ht
by MIsh Virginlu Slado w'hd gave a
reading-entitled "Within the Lav".idie
lmpeisonatl.ng the entire sixteen char-
nctffr. The inbernucio of the Church
of C'lirlst was lined and alt senta veio
filled any many pcoplo tood in the
iiIhIok. Tho entire uttractlon wa high-
ly enjoyed by tho audience.
Miss Slado is a mttho KeuMic'tlnn
and Is a typical southorn beauiy. J3in
though living nbovo tho Mason a'i'l
Dixon lino hho boasts of being a
staunch rebel both her graiid-fnlheis
having fought with the Confodeiute
during tho cntlro war
MI4.1 Slado holds an A. B. dogreo
from Transylvania Cojlogo tf Lexinq.
toil thu oldest College wet Of U10 jvi-
leglieny MOHtilaius. and all student
from thoro take great jirldo In Hpoak-
lug of tlio ago of tho school nnd of
LITTLE nrgXXT'S NOTEBOOK
By LEE PAPB
Pon took ma out to tcoch her how
to play tennis trV) nftlrnoori on nc-
count of ma having bin keeping on askr-
ing mm and tcnite t suppir ma look-
ed glad and pop lookod tho opposite
ma saying Well well Jost to think
my ory ferst tlmo out and I boet you
well well Jest to think .
Holey smouka pop did ma beet you?
Well I hardly Call It that sed pop.
and ma sod Well Mints wat I call it
and I sad. Wy pop. wat did she do
Sho batto'd ovciy other ball so far
that I wf completely Khausted bv
tlie time 1 I'amo bark frptn chasing it
and then nauhorly wen nho nxsldcntly
tvot tho next ono m I was all out of
bieth and in no eondltion to return
It sed pop.
Tho fact rfnai that I won nnd
thats the inaii) X'iit izwnt it. eed ma.
It aeituinlv i nwt tho main fact lg
that I vt pinning- tennis wheieasou
wore tiMut; t play golf with n rdcer
that 1 Whs your cadrfy sod pop.
Nov- AMllMiin dnnt be lUv. lintv
rould I boet ou pluving temila if I
Wa playing golf ed ni.7.
Thats Jeait I( you dldont rcely beeL
it"? wtit t)ti reoly did was to wear
rua-lout you Jet utood f)iei0 losting"
wllif 1 mil a difitantri pioheily C iiiles
cltoarthercbasiHRuihl bnlltbata wat
you iwly did. wat joti reelv ulld was
1 a rorreet imitation of Babo Ruth
at lil uprt. sed pop.
Now WHIyum. youio conterdlcttng
ypurairMoir know poircekly wflt
Hah Utith f 11 base ball player. Ie
aAj-ffpii tmen Jila picture in tlie paper
With n )KO ball hat. ki linw rnii11 T
bpfihlhg.a liuitnfioii ot liliii if 1 w-ps
playlm- golf your contradicting your-
4f light and left ed ma.
Wppose Ao. lot tha matter rout sod
pop and ma sod. Certony hut I beet
j on jest the wine and pop sod. You
iMiausted me and I s. 1 U pop did
Ml boet jou by mutch.'
Jrlnk your soop sed pop.
Wlr-h I did.
Br Georce Bingham
A "FIREPnOOF'fQARACfe AFTER THt
V EEN LEFT8T
FIRElONUY THE WALLS HAVE.
tsTo Insurance vs carried jlie owner had been assured tho
building was "PlSEWlQPK"
It J3 much wiser tiTcmry Insurance and bo SURJ3 vour in-
festnicnl is FIREPROOF. . '
TalL It Over With
the many noted mon of th nation
thot linvf eihdtiated there .leff J)ni
ud Jitiiry lav both 1110 fiom this
school Also Champ Clark lecelvtd
hw eduatlfin .-it that school.
A rabbit nassed throuch CoVumbui
Allsopn jard thin morning whllo All
tho doga wero scttms aiound. aa tho
hunting fccason in not ct open.
Jefferson Potl6cks s ho has nev-
'or jet Irpon able to get his financed
adjusted Just right a when ho Keta
hold of somo mony ho has holes In
his pockets nnd by tho time ho gets
tho holes patched Up ho is flat broke
Tho Mall Carrier probably has car-
ried more sacks of unwelcome kittens
down tho road than anybody but has
decided that ho can't miss anv of
litem as They merely go to somebody
else's house and somobody else's go
to tho house that had sent the others
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Special Attentio toeirara and Eczema
GEMS FROM THE BIBLE
"Woo to him that increaBeth that
which is not ills: Habakkuk 26".
DOINGS OF THE DUFFS Fqy Quce Tom jg Ahead Qf Time -BY ALLMAN
MU5T 5)VE HEJ-EM
AN ANNIVERSARY .
I'LL BET 5HE HAS
FORGOTTEM ALL ABOUT
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BUTIT5 MORE THAN
THAT- TbDAY is
OCTOBER 25TH OUR
VOU'VE FORGOTTEN ALL
OH'YOD DEAR BUT
YOU AREA MONTH
AHEAD OF TIME -
OUR ANNIVER5ARY IS
IT - YOU'LL HAVE
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Office Over Montgomery's
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ibilene Tcxac Phono 1202
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