Brownwood Bulletin (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 129, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 22, 1919 Page: 4 of 8
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VOTES FOR SOLDIERS.
- I Governor Hobby Tvas evidently quite
" Within his rights in vetoing the law
V": enacted by the Thirty-Sixth Legisla-
:;":: ture proposing to ' exempt ' soldiers
j . '
.Tlrom the payment of poll taxes for
v'that law is plainly in. conflict with
'the -Constitution of ' the state. It is
V- another instascfc of .tlie imperative
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y-r -need for an officer with a clear mind
-- to pass upon many of tlie laws en-
"acted by the Legislature despite the
.' fact that that body contains some-
-. thing like one hundred and fifty men:
. many of whom are lawyers and all
. of whom are In duty bound to care-
fully consider all phases of fjevery
.question presented to them before
taking action. In making laws the
Legislature apparently has little re-
. gard for the provisions of tlie; Con-
- ' siitution its one aim" being to put
. .Into law something that somebody
. wants and to leave -it to the Courts
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to determine whether such a law can
- be enforced without Violence to the
m- The Governor's veto of the measure
proposing to enfranchise soldiers
. iwhose poll taxes are not paid !' was
. faased purely upon the fact that it is
v neons titutionr.! and iad nothing to
r do with the Governor's sentiment in
Hie imatter. If left to a vote of the
people the law would be endorsed;
; if a constitutional amendment were
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presented for the same purpose i
Kjcald be authorized. Oi:r Tex&sjjlaws"
are such 'that no citizen who Iia? n-?t
paid a poll tax can vote and soldiers
v-hot were unable to get home from
the (army in time to pay theiijj.poll
taxss are - automatically disfitiiKilnsod
year beyond all hepe' and
without recourse. It is a c.etltr::ble
I ' il
condition for it is expected that nil
- p . f i
of Texas sons who have gone)1 into
tile army will be back at their homes
before the end of this year and that
"they w'H .have opportunities to vote
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on important matters. . To use. a bit
of annv slang they are simply; "out
of- luclc" and their casecarift be
Every street within the fire limits
ought to nave a concrete curb and
gutter laid with the proper leye s so
that the paving of the future will not
necessitate the preparation of new
.cirbs and gutters. It will be neces-
sary to prepare gutters and curf?s at
some time in the future and if 'pre-
pared now fliey will facilitate drain-
age on the paved streets and aid in
prjes'erving them "by preventing the
water from undermining and soften-
ing the paving ...
There are many- men who i never
neglect changing their "-'shirt- and oth-
erjvise keeping Ohehvpersonal appear-
anc up to the 'stahdEtri Vho art! ap-
Tffllpntiv. -Katisffpd -in iivf in nm4"l
uiinco fikftk vardR"and '.ftkht vnrds'arfll
whose Jback yards and .front yards are
the ''dumping 'grounds '"forall manner
of trash- and- filth
ings are just as necessary as clean
This is clean-up week.'Ji'Get
Some husbands are accustomed to
fretting about the bills they liave. to
pay for. spring millinery. But their
trouble isn't worthy of notice com-
pared jth the mental auguish isuf-
tryi4'fec& whicK hit.dhhyrziUf.
THE DECLINE OF DE
Joseph Weldon Bailey is a former
United States Senator and' a former
leader of Texas politics. Around him
at one time stormed the .hottest pas-
sions of a commonwealth and he came
out of it with much of his prestige
destroyed but with a coat of white-
law and making money there bat he
still claims Texas asj his home anjl
lie still has . an ambition to color up
Hhe1 political waters: of 'both tlie" state
speech in .which'- he 'lamented ' the
downfall of ' democracy and the de-
struction of ;"personal liberty." Among
other things-he is credited' '"with hav-
a coior uemocnu n you pieass miu
j I have never scratched a party ticket.
JBut tliose wholiow control the demo-
!ri-ntir nnrtv hsivp rprmimppil. or -aban
doned! one democratic principle after
another in such rapidity and bewild-
ering succession -that they have left
up nothing except the name.
"Since Thomas .Jefferson founded
;r flip ipTnnpraMn unrtv lins stlwavs
insisted that every state should ex-
clusively control the local affairs of
its own. people but a democratic con-
gress immolated that time honored
doctrine upon jh- altar of- national
prohibition anda'niajority voted to
.repeat the sacrifice in behalf .of wo-
man suffrage. "
- "Tlie liberty we have -thought worth
fighting for and dying for is the lib-
erty of the individual the right of
every man to do for Iiimself and with
his own whatrhe "pleases so long
as he does not interefere with the
right of other men to do the same.
"But in this day they tell us that
it is better to.be good than it is to
ibe free and they have multiplied our
penal statutes until the lawyers tan-
not carry even an index of them in
their minds.. "We have restricted the
rights of men until no civilized coun-
try on tlie globe interefes with the
habits the pleasures and the business
of its people as much as this free gov-
ernment of the United States."
Joseph Weldon Bailey is needlessly
alarmed. He doesn't havo to "be
good" unless he wants to- and der
spite tlie -prohibitiin- amendment he
can exercisi all his -personal rights
as heretofore. Personal rights long
ago gave away to State rights as tlie
liquor interests saw themselves losing
their light to alcoholize tlie nation;
and now there is a clamor against
Uie surrender of national rights
through the League of . Nations. The
required number of states of the
Union-have endorsed tiatiorial prohi-
bition and as-a democratic .people
Americans will accept this edict as
having been properly authorized. The
democracy of Thomas Jefferson has
wash which appeared! to satisfy. Nowi
he is Iivng "Anjthe East practicing
suffered but little despite the pro-)liay with men for equal Berri'ce per-
tests of his alleged followers' who j formed '
have never iallowel any interest to j 'The second classification shows the
1 net nhlisliment tf a commission to fix
interfere with their adherence to Iiq-
fluence. Democracy aviII outlive Mr;
Btf'..ua ? auiucu
Jefferson; and itTwill- bea purified
Democracy puch as - American ideals
have- always demandedi .
Statistics maybe.cited"-f6r all man-
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r of .ipeculiar purposes and they
are hot infrequently imposing nay
startling.. Such are the4 statistics ar-
ranged by thej Census Bureau show-1
ing that onei out of every nine mar-
jriages in -the United States results
in divorce. (Despite -this awe-inspir-1 be careful of the accessories. The
i i 1 .(woman who wears numerous1 chains
ing fact however it remains that' . . . . . ..
; ipins and bracelets is overdoing it.
marriage is jspratymucli what theipon'task your friends to try to enjoy
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' contracting parties make it and one ! them all at once. One or at most two
C ' t. w ' - i i (accessories at a time are best-
of the most distressing deductions . .
b "Don t wear a camisole of lace and
I mat may iierade trom the Census
Bureau's statistics is that one-ainth
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of the American people are so dis -
agreeable they can't get along with
The attitude'ef the Italiaif 'dega-
tion to the peace conference as not
In fact before
th'$ -end of tEe peace cdnfcrc&e Itk.W&r $i iir.es that-ardb&fibming
will be raldervsu?prIsingirotIier na -
tions interested in tlie conference do
not lay down ultimatums making cer-
tain demands and threatening to with-
draw from the League of Nations un-
less their demands are (granted. Na-
tions like individuals are prone to
contend for personal privileges re-
gardless of the consequences to oth-
ers. The prices of foodstuffs are 75 per
spring garden should worry
1 - I f mmmmmmm
"THE PARSON'S GOLVMN"
"A Thing of Shreds and Patches"
The Parson having a couple of days
at liberty "for the first time in many
weeks determined to put them in in
doing away with the abominable grass
which had taken possession of his laAvn
in common with all the- other lawns in
town. He had his usual experience
while engaged in this work. .About
half a dozen of his friends opined; that
he was working for- fun;" Thoy'iheld
.that it was goodsexerclse for' jimi."
He had the offer Of assistance -frani
cnmo tViro nr frrnr lnnrfi. bilt foil lid
tlfey ;demande(i money for their
aid. As the Parson has no money; he
was obliged to decline. One more ask-
ed him why he did not get him a -.cow
which was. very unkind. That man
knew perfectly well that the Parson
was as well able to produce an
icthysaurus as a cow. He should. have
remembered too that in these days of
unrest it is unwise to suggest to the
impecunious that there is anything
tliey cannot 4iave. Neighbor Clardy
stayed for a'.moment to tell the Parson
that he was sorry for him so' wasting
some perfectly good compassion. Joe
Renfro graciously waved his hand and
told the Parson that "if he wanted any
hell) to call for him." It only remains
forEd Henley to pass in his. gas-wagon
and call out that "there is where hes0 needing no instruction or train-
got his start." and for Judge Early to
. .. . : . t-V '
uraAV up in jus iuauuuu4 uu
lnlfl tho Pnrsnn lot ihillES'
get into that condition ' for the Par -
son's felicity to be complete: Mcan-jhave
while there is a lot to uo on uiul mwn.
The Parson lias been asked to say
something on the subject of the treat-
ment of conscientious objectors. He
begs to be excused: as "he said all he
had to say on that subject some weeks
ago. But he will once more assert that
freedom oi speech is in 'some danger
of befnsr lost. It is the riffht of any cit
izen to criticise any measure of the
administration.. if opinion is not m
favor of -the constitution of the
League of Nations as now formulated!
WOMEN Hi VICTORY
TimtTY-SIXTH LKfilSliATUHE LIT-
-lVUJIEN OF TEXAS.
By Associated Press.)
AUSTIN Tex. March 20. Not since
the negro race was given the: ballot in
Texas has there been a greater eman-
cipation than that which woman; se-
cured at the 3Cth session of the Texas
Legislature. She has been given priv-
ileges and stripped of legal restraints
that have existed since the founding
of the state. And in addition protect-
ive legislation for. women. long agltat-i
eu out uever uetore penecteu nas
gone through without a hitch.
Under .the first classification are
found the suffrage amendment the
allowing of married women to become
stockholders directors and officers
of corporations placing a new defini-
tion upon the wife's right in her sep-
arate and community property and
allowing women in state service equal
ja jninimumwage for women the crea-j
reau of Labor and the passage of-a
law to cancel license Of any physician
convicted of criminal abortion.
Women Over 40 Should
Adopt Yellow Collars;
Avoid Fancy Camisoles
' .(By International News Service)
BOSTON March 22 "Women over
.forty years wear a yellow collar and
offset the sallowness in your face."
This is tlie advice of Mrs. Ruth
Stevens Heed home demonstration
o this citf' 'Se says:
yom. complexion eves anil Iiiiir. And
ribbon under a sheer waist and then
; lae our Schoolgirls and the girls
' in'" stores and shops for immodest
(dressing. Just so long as tliose who
J rc-nreser.t the refinement and culture
of the community wear them others
will follow their example. Use all
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iyour influence to so mold
I opinion thill it will be too unpopular
for any woman young or .old to ap-
rpear. hublicly in unsuitable.. under
figure andinolvllio- fashion
able -ones-as nio'C 'ofjui:4rfi-:!jnrone.
10 uo. rasiiion-; is ".no-sryie cor-
rectness of line is .the4 ihi&g'. : .
"Pay as much nl riotvniore for your
corsets as you do for your" shoes.
Your shoes only cover flesh and bone
but the -corset either injures or pro-
tects the most vital and the most
sacred organs of tho bodyi X'Os the
most important garment a woman
wears and should be selected wise-
ly. It should always act as an ab-
dominal faupport and servo to uplift
and strengthen these vital organs -every
time it is put on"
that opinion should be expressed. It
Is not only the privilege but the duty
of any man who feels that it Is indefi-
nite unwise or dangerous to say so.
That is not to say that the Parson
has changed his nu'nd on the questicju
of some shcIi. league. - .The more he
thinks about it .the more she; con-
vinced of. the absolute necessity of
bringing about an. order of things in
which reaspn shall' decide disputes
between nation instead of. force; if qifr.
civilization is to continue. r
Who says that- State Press is not
cliivalrous?-.Why he defends evoh .Bur
leson. At the same time he seem.'r to
be willing to add to the' duties of
preacher that of janitor..1
This is the day of the hand-worker.
If any doubt it let him: call in one to
do a Job The Parson would be glad to
exchange wages with some of them..
Meanwhile-cabinet officials are re-
signing to .make a living-. -
There is a great deal of loose talk
about "dogrii" and so forth about inen
being "fundamentally religious." and
Mug such as it has been the habit of
i 1 i. j .4 mt. .. i. .. t . iin
u' bvu. wm ut uuS me
Pnrsm line nnn n3 !! nlWt tnr
ime time'is: "What a tragedy It would! she graces with her presence." She
been if. the War DenaVton had l1 " iS:
allowed Sammy to over with onlv-
the enthusiasm of being "fundament-
ally a soldier boy!". And yet some of
our religious - leaders advocate - that
system in the Crristian army; Being
"fundamentally religious'' is far too
little to go over with in tlie.. Christian' .
on cannot live the he of a pagan .. . . . ...
.. . . . . 1 & Jmy teachhur that I do at the show."
'and continue to receive the grace o
God.- What about saying your prayers.
and listening to some Christian . in-
struction at church tomorrow
Ow Tlie O
HE'D. LEARNED HIS . LESSON
j j WHITE CREST FLOUR stands at
Young Man Realized That Injunctior j fhe head o the jjst : looney Mercan-
to "Keep Smiling" Should Not iie Co
Be. Taken Too Literally.
Taking wyh him his best "bedside'
manner thevuov vicar set out to visit
tne paueuts ;c;
nrio nf ihc
served a pnlt
. I Jt I: 1. J
young man lytnp
on a nod heavily
i-niiLu in iuuu-j
acs and looking ;
very very miser-
able. So the vicar
- v . aiuppru unu. noisome fish into Uie water near where
ministered. q few words of comfort i Ole was roosting. He soon learned
"Xever mind my man" he remarked I the call meant food.
in el leer I n
g tones; "you'll soon be your j
self again.. Keen on smililitr: that's
the Way In. this world!"
'Til never smile again" replied the
youth sadlyl -.
"Rubbish !" exclaimed the vicar.
"There ain't no rubbish about it" re-
torted the other. "I'll never smile
agaill; I SUV not :it Jmltll.r fnllorr
siri anyow '"-London Tit-Bits.
How Strangers Act In New York.
In an article by a great hotel man In
the American Magazine the writer
says: " I
"It has always been of Interest to me
to see how differently people from oth -
er cities or countries act In Now York
hotels and restaurants. When a West-1
erner or a Southerner sits down In
a New York restaurant the first
thing he asks for is seafood. West-
erners are wild about good oysters
while the Southerner wants fres-h
There is an interesting differencc. -
too about the South Americans and
Westerners In New York. The West-
v... ....... vuui.-.- iu niu v;ji.v ucr ior u i
wmnge m looa room atmosphere sur
roundings and In fact everything.
"The South American Spaniard is (
exactly the reverse. He wants his con-
dltions at home duplicated as nearly gj
aim uuviiuau nils IJ!1 )
oeen impressed upon us we have in
the hotel McAlpin Spanish bell boys
clerks telegraph onerators. waiters.
and last but not least Spanish cooks."
Clear Creek Children
Lined Up for Work In
Pig and Farming Clubs
County Farm Agent 6. P. Griffin
and'-Secrelary J W. Dunn--of the
Chamber of Commerce visited the
Clear Creek' community last night and
addressed a -meeting called for the
purpose of introducing i-to the: people
of that community the" newly organ-
ized pig club work and. allied club
work and contests which are being
formed by Mr. Griffin.
There was a large attendance at the
meeting and a vory hearty response
to tho explanations of the work as giv-
en by the speakers. Secretary Dunn
stated tills morning that some fifteen
or twenty youngsters of the Clear
Creek community agreed to enter the
clubs and their parents showed a.
great deal off. interest in theworkv
. . From time to time during th- nercfc
Uwpjpr mrep.r weeks vifjlfa will .be paid
f -PWpr.hc0WuW?fr w-Ulo imprest
Woman "Balls the Jack"
at Nights in Cabaret;
School Teacher in Day
(By International News Service)
CHIGAGO March 22. It's a long
long jump from "Ballin the Jack" in
a cabaret and some say showin' a
dimpled knee (o teaching six seven
and eight-yen r-old young Americans
their "tlVroe R's." -But Mrs. .Valerie
Walker Marshall teaches school from
7:4n a. m. to "12:45 ''p. m coddles arid
mother:- eigliteeh-monUiF-oJd Jrnes
'Marshall Jr. from 12:45 p. m. to 7
p'. m. then shakes a saucy ankle ih
a Chicago cabaret from'7 p. m. until
i' a. in.' and what is more remark-
able makes good at all three jobs.
"The cabarf-.t work' and the school-
teaclfin;: hot h down-fight hard work
are1 necessary to take care of baby
and' niet" said Miv3.' Marshall when
seen in her cozy lit'thi ' licime-liko
North Side apartment. paid for out
of the combined earnings as teacher
"But" she added "I .could not pos-
sibly give junior what I want him to
have oil hiy earnings as a school
teacher. My husband died in Decem-
ber. AVe were both teaching at the
time and found it hard to liv as we
wanted to on our combined incomes.
So when he" died there way nothing
left for me to. do but seek additional-
employment." Mrs. Marshall as Valerie Walker
b cuuuiyL hliuw hiuu
u ml num. uu vuu Lililliv
happens .to those "flowers galore."
"I take them to the schoolroom"
explained the prima "donna teacher.
"And maybe you think my children
(pupils) are not observing. I took a
large bouquet of flowers to school
one morning and k little tot wanted
to know 'did you det married teach-
There are rumors that mothers of
some df Mrs. Marshall's pupils are
preparing to protest to the school au-
"The school authorities know I
work at the calfcret" explained Mrs.
;Maihfl11 - "and- I do not anticipate
any trouble from that source."
j WHY XOT order mother's bread
made by Sanitary Bakery and let it
icome out with your grocery order? i
j We ge-t it fresh every day. Looney
c n a . ii
jcaguua miYfCi VYiu&Lit;
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tuy international .News Service) -
RR.vrTLR. Mjlrrh 22 On .tl.P fiP.
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puckered lips of a
i!nnr 011 rnr. n
fisherman is the
tlie great flocks of
Keagulls. that swarm the harbor
..0jet Uic seagull which has haunt
pel certain wharves for years was the
frat of h3 tribe to learn the din.
ner" call. One time some-fishermen
whistled aud at the same .time tossed
Other gulls came to know the mean-!
ing of the signal and now tlie first .
note of th whistle "'brings them to'vention
attention and before the signal has
proceeded far great flocks swoop
down for their meal.
Don't stand in your ''own light-
visit our ladles' ready-to-wear depart-
ment and save from 20 to 25 per cent
positively the proper garments. right
from the fashion centers. Looney
We Have Everything You Weed in Tools!
r IMPLEMENTS OF DEPENDABLE QUALITY PRICES RIGHT
Rakes ? . 40c to $1.50
Garden Hose per foot. . . .15c 18c 20c
Hedge Shears . . 4 . . . .$1.50 and $3.25
We have a large stock which be bought at
pre-war prices. Exceptionally good values
I Austm-ftall Hardware lompany
A Complete New Display today. -
If you were shopping on Fifth
Avenue today you would buy the
same -waists as we offer you with
this exception they cost you less
at the Rogers Store.
Many new delicate
appearance in this latest
These newest waists are prettily trimmed in
the new polished Bone Beads the Cut Steel beads';
daintily embroidered; or with Velvet Ribbon and
accordian pleat around neck and on. sleeves while
most are in the NEW collarless effect in front but'
with dainty collars at the back.
$7. SO $8.50 $9.00 and $10.00
easily our prettiest showing of; waists .in many
Quality Merchandise at Quantity Prices.
of Session Played
By Senate On House
(By Associated Press.)
AUSTIN" Tex. Mar. 22. The parli
amentary joke of the 36th session of
the Texas Legislature was played by
the Senate upon the House in dispoai-j
tion of the proposed constitutional con
The Senate resolution proposing
the calling of a constitutional conven-
tion raised a storm of opposition in
the House; and only after it had been
radically amended did the opposition
permit its passage. The resolution
went to a free conference committee
which restored it to practically the
same resolution as was passed by the
DO IT NOW!
AND CUT THE COST OF LIVING
OWN A MOWER AND KEEP YOUR LAWN CUT
shades make their; first
When this conference report came to
the. House for adoption a. majority of
i the members had decided that they dl
' not want a constitutional convention
at all and voted to postpone Indefinite-
ffty consideration of the conference re
This practically killed the resolu-
tion go all thought because the Sea-
ate could aot ask for aaother confer-
ence until the House refused to adopt
the report of the first one:
Then the Senate received the meas-
amendments to their resolution aJi
ure by concurring in the House
the voters are to decide the calliag-of
They all fry to make as good floar
as White Crest. Distributed by Looaey
n ji innrifTnrxoyrf
Garden Plows $5.00 and $8.00
Spading Forks . . .. . . .$1.00 and $1.50.
Pruning Shears. . . 35c 50c anc! $1.00
$6.00 to $25.00
oj;tnecyiu.jyonf. ws 1r
m Ti l KJL
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