The Bryan Daily Eagle and Pilot (Bryan, Tex.), Vol. 30, No. 106, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 4, 1915 Page: 2 of 4
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' TUESDAY MAY 4 115.
I1IE BRYAN DAILY EAGLE
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THE WAR ON MOSQUITOES.
"When The Eagle a few days ago
suggested editorially a campaign for
the extermination of the mosquito In
Bryan It wan In earnest desperately
In earnest. We believed then It
could be done and still believe a
properly conducted campaign would
entirely eliminate the mosquito from
Aryan or reduce bin presenre to a
We are Indeed glad to see the
ladlea of the Civic League and the
member a of the Commercial Club
talcing bold of the matter so vigor-
ously and planning awn an aggres-
sive thorough and systematic cam-
paign. They .are starting In the right
way and The Eagle offers Its columns
for the furtherance of the campaign
In every way possible. For the edu-
cation of the people to the Importance
of the movement for announcements
of campaign plans calls for meetings
methods to be employed In destroying
tbe pests etc.
It can be done all right. A lady
made Cleveland one of the large
cities of the t'nlted States a flyless
city and Ilryan can also be made fly-
less and moH(iiltoless. Her campaign
against the fly was so similar to that
needed here against both (lies and
mosquitoes and will be ho helpful to
ns In the task before us we quote it
from the Independent as follows:
"In the anti-fly campaign of the lust
nine years the stereotyped Hlogan
'swat the fly has been overworked.
'l Bwatting the fly In practice never got
further than reducing the total num-
ber of flies by the smalll number kill-
ed. The fly-swatting crusades did
eerve a purpose however and tba'
was to educate the people as to its
danger and secure their co-operation
In applying the only means for the
fly's elimination the elimination of
its breeding places.
"The achievement of making a
large city In the United States the
first 'flyless town' was accomplished
through the Initiative of Dr. Jean
Dawson Instructor of biology In the
Cleveland Normal Training School
for Girls. In the beginning or the
Benson she employed the swat-the-fiy
tactics of other years paying 10c per
hundred for all flies killed by Cleve-
land's school children who were paid
for a half million delivered files. This
was merely to attract their attention
- and arouse their enthusiasm.
" 'Fly Week' in Cleveland last year.
May 11 to IS marked the opening of
the sanitary campaign. Dr. Dawson
organized most of the 2"000' school
children of the city Into sanitary
forces. The boys were organized Into
the Junior Sanitary l'ollce and the
girls ns Sanitary Abies. .More than
2000 Hoy Scouts co-operated y irii
"It their several school districts
the boys working In trios through
the sections or blocks allotted them
inspected every nook and cranny.
Wherever unsanitary conditions were
found and they were pretty genera!
In the beginning a report of the ex
act contritions was entered on print-
ed forms which were turned In dally
to headquarters from which notices
to Mean up' were sent to each de-
"On the next inspection tour made
a few days later If It was found that
the notices had been disregarded t lie
boys voluntarily turned to and made
a clean up of the premises on their
own account placing the fly-breeding
refuse in piles for removal by the city
wagons. That was In the early days
of tbe Inspection work. The news-
papers were given and printed a list
of tbe places giving street address
name of owner or tenant and nature
of business where fly-breeding mn-
terlal was found with a detailed de-
scription of the unsanitary conditions
found. It was not desirable publicity.
Merchants and hoiiseholdors alike got
Imsy with rake and shovel. In only
isolated instances was a sccoild
"To check up the sanitary condi-
tions of each district the girls as
Sanitary Aides working in pairs
went into the stores markets restau-
rants and other public places and
counted all the flies they could boo
THE higher you climb
in your business the
plainer people can see
you; that's one reason why
so many successful men
Hart S chaff ner &
clothes; they know they're
doing the best possible
thing for their appearance.
Notice the graceful lines
in the lapels and front of
the coat pictured here
it's youthful style with
. plenty of dignity
It will only take a few min-
utes to fit you and only
$20 $25 30 for the highest
A.M. Waldrop & Co.
Tht Store for Values In Men's Wear.
In three minute-- of time. If tbe num-
ber was above the allowed limit for
that class of place a black mark was
noted on tbe printed slip on which
they reported their duds to headquar-
ters and such places were generally
found among those mentioned as hav-
ing an excessive number of flies.
.Many nierchnnts advertised a 'flyless
store' and the girls saw to It that
they made good.
"The reports of the Aides early
showed many flyless stores and res-
taurants. Later Dr. Dawson together
with several city officials made nn
Inspection of the market places. Hut
two flies were found one In a bakery
at Central Market and one on a lun li
counter at the Sheriff street market.
Toward the close of the season Mayor
llaker Issued a statement in which
he said that Dr. Dawson had made
Cleveland a practically flyless town.
"Dr. Dawson succeeded In getting
a new sanitary code enacted last year
that provides for the removal of all
fly-breeding refuse every seventy-two
hours and whlih shall be stored
pending removal In brick concrete
or metal receptacles having a water-
tight bottom and Insect-proof covers.
A heavy penalty is provided for each i
A strong effort Is being made by
the members of the House to have
Governor Ferguson submit for con-
sideration at the special sessmn the
matter of redisricting Texas Into
new Congressional districts. A peti-
tion to this effect Bigned by ninety-
one members has been presented to
the Governor who has agreed to sub-
mit the matter when assured that a
majority of the Senate also favors
redlstrlctlng. If the measure Is sub-
mitted the special session may be
long drawn out ns the matter of re-
dlstrlctlng appears to be a vexing
question or rather one difficult of
solution. It has been often tried dur-
ing the past four years' and many
bills bills with almost every con-
ceivable combination of the counties
Into districts have been offered but
none of them got through. The am-
bitions of present members of Con-
gress and the ambitions of various
and sundry would-be Congressmen
Interposed objections. Texas Is en-
titled to eighteen members In the Na-
tional Congress and with fully five
hundred men wanting to hold those
eighteen Jobs It Is going to be n hard
task to cut up the State Into districts
satisfactory to all who deem tliem-
selves vitally concerned.
Representative Levelling has in-
troduced u resolution in the House
for an opinion from the Attorney
General as to the rights of the Leg-
islature to enact woman suffrage by
statute. Many members are opposed
to the agitation of the suffrage ques-
tion during the special session and
do not believe the Levelling resolu-
tion will receive the necessary two-
thirds to have It submitted to tbe At-
torney General. Kven If the resolu-
tion should pass and the opinion ask-
ed for should be affirmative The
Eagle cannot see where it -ould
avail anything. The mutter Wh..
thoroughly threshed out nt the regu-
lar session and wns defeated on sev-
eral votes. To resurrect It now looks
like a useless waste of time and
money. Legislative wrangles while
they may furnish entertainment for
the spectators yet they are not free
exhibitions by any means.
The Broadway car wns very crowd-
led when the rural couple got aboard.
At the door the young man looked
down doubtfully Into the pretty eyes
of the blushing bride. "Io you sup-
pose we can squeeze in here?" he
asked dubiously. Whereupon she pi I
her Hps to his ear and whispered
very softly: "Don't you think
dearie we'd better wait until we get
to the hotel?" Guadalupe Gazette
The dear young thing. She thought
she was wise and yet had never
learned that delays are dangerous.
Former President Taft says the
present business activity of this coun-
try Is artilliial and that if the manu-
facture of war material should cease
financial trouble will come. Mr. Taft
Is evidently trying to make political
capital for his party and his state-
ment will be taken accordingly. He-
fore the Republican proclaim them-
selves the great masters of finance
and their financial systems infalli-
ble they should first explain the
panic of D'oT.
When It tomes to efficiency tho
German submarine is the Lriuht and
shining light of the Twentieth Cen-
tury. It is said lightning never
strikes twice In the same place be-
cause It does its work so well the t
first time and the same is true of the
Postmaster General Burleson Is
working out plans for an extension
of the rural mail delivery service that
will confer Its benefits on one million
more people by July 1.
The time spent In slapping at one
mosquito on a sultry summer night
would have oiled a mudhole or cis
tern the breeding place of ten mil-
A new traveling bag locks automati-
cally when It is lifted by the handle. :
I'nder certain conditions wood Is
as effective as Iron In reinforced con-
crete. New Zealand's last animal census
show that it had nearly 23.000000
Norway's annual per capita con-
sumption of oats for food averages
Three feet of tungsten lllanient
! colled into a spiral features a new
j incandescent lamp.
Knergy emitted by radium has been
j utilized by a German scientist to
drive a tiny clock.
I A new knife for paring vegetables
: has removable blades on the piimi-
! pies of the safety razor.
I A government bureau in Vruguiiy
'recently estimated the population of
the Republic nt l.:ionnno.
School desks of the usual form but
having tops that roll buck into their
supports are a novelty.
The tar macadam road has given
the best service of any form of street
surfacing tried in Calcutta.
Curtains Hint really seem to venti-
late a sleeping car berth have been
"ntented by a Canadian Inventor.
A eew piano for traveling niusl-
cions wetc.hs but 120 pounds and can
half ''"'a of
shipped like a trunk.
nglanC will be here in
became ClmJhall I ask
'mplre and it
sltlon lie mnde tli'diot!
nent. that "boMttthg out
al dllTerf j
Barney's Famous Mechanic Is Now
Driving British War
General Headquarters Hritish Army
France May 4. (Correspondence of
the Associated Press.) Harney Old-
field's old mechanic Harry Hreen
who has swept around the track with
him on the Indianapolis Speedway
and elsewhere In the fnlted States'
is now driving a car for u British staff
officer at the front lie says the ex-
citement of being under shell fire has
the automobile racing game beaten.
Hreen hails from Pittsburg Pa.
where he was born forty-one years
ago of a Danish mother and Hritish
father. The Hritish father was the
lever that got Hreen Into the Hritish
army. Leaving a prosperous garage
business In Pittsburg he hurried to
England and enlisted. His qualities
as expert mechanic and skillful fear-
less driver Insured Instant service nt
general headquarters where such
men are at a premium. The supejh
country roads of France which are
kept In a remarkable state of fitness
notwithstanding the war give Hieen
an opportunity for Imagining he Is
still with Oldfleld on the track trying
to break a record.
BERLIN PUTS BAN
ON ALL DANCING
Rerlln May 4. (Correspondence of
the Associated Press.) The police
order closing all the dance halls In
Berlin was not able to dampen tho
ardor of the dancers for whom a way
to evade the order was promptly
found. This was the establishing of i
Don't Miss a Selection at the Small
Price $170 for. the Combination
"dancing hours" by hundreds of
dancing masters most of whom were
as little darning musters as their
clients were pupils. To put an end
to this the police have ordered that
notice of such "lessons" be given to
the proper police station In advunce
and that the names of the "pupils"
and the hour when they are expected
be Included in tills notice. The "les-
sons" may not last more than two
hours and not more than fifty per-
sons may be present
THREE NEW WELLS IN.
Thrall Oil Field Constantly Growing
Taylor Tex. May 4. Three more
good wells In the Taylor Thrall field
since the big guslHT of the Taylor
Oil and Cas Company No. 4 are In
making a totHl of twenty-two pro-
ducing wells to date The third Cor-
alcana Petroleum Company well came
In Thursduy night the Caldwell Com-
pany's second well Sunday night and
the Moran Company's llTst well lit
noon Monday. All three are gushers
but none equaling the Taylor No. 4
of Saturday afternoon which Is mak-
ing a flow estimated at 2 Nun barrel
K. of P. Notice.
Tbe regular meeting will be held
tonight at 8::i0 o'clock. Work In the
IIKNHY LOCKK. C. C.
R. T. SMITH K. of It. and S.
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are blend of choice Turkish and choke Domestic tobaccos that ycoll
like better than either kind of tobacco smoked straight
Smoke Camels liberally without a the parch or unpleasant cfea-
CAMELS tmtt SO for iOc If yvwr
mnm mockaj mrtl.00 formemrtu nf
Imm packmin 1300 tifrll). mmI
pmttmgm mrmmmid. If mftmr moAinf
m pacftar yam mrm mot datifhtwd
with CAMELS nlmrn Iht thmr
mint pmckugm mnd w mill nimnd
jnmr duller mud ptf.
THEY HAVE JUST ARRIVED AND WILL BE ON
DISPLAY IN OUR WINDOW TUESDAY 9 A M
THE COMBINATION iS MOST UNIQUE
An honeHt man earns his money
before he spends It.
She looks 16 around tho feet and"
CO about the beam.
If your sailings smooth yon are-
an exception U.tho rule.
No matter now poor a man Is he'ls-
npt to have quite a decent funeral.
A Thought for a Tired Spring Day
What has efficiency got to do with
As you are looking for the best of
It yourself you should admire wbnt
Entertaining two women represents
a man's greatest expenditure for the
People don't slug as much at work
as they used to be. Is that deplorable
Itoiniince of riches generally starts
with poor boys so save your coin
while yoi ere yo:ng.
It Is will to pomler no'.V anil then.
but you don't need to think so hard
you can't see your friends when yo
meet them on the street.
Py tho time his children rem h the
third grade they begin reminding a
man bow much he has forgotten hIii e
bis own happy school days. Atchi-
"I lost hours of sleep going over
"Marvelous willpower!" exclaimed
the man who yawns. "I don't sen
how you managed to stay awake dur-
ing the first rending." Washington
retty after-taste. They're just smooth
fragrant delightful I
Cost of tobaccos hUniei in Camels
prohibits use of premiums or coupons.
R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY
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Buchanan, A. J. The Bryan Daily Eagle and Pilot (Bryan, Tex.), Vol. 30, No. 106, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 4, 1915, newspaper, May 4, 1915; Bryan, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth325042/m1/2/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .