Brownwood Bulletin (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 192, Ed. 1 Friday, May 28, 1920 Page: 4 of 4
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asi also the local news publish-
SAVING THE ORIENT
CONSIDERABLE space has beeal
I J . . .
VrivB ha a nusaber otnewspaners.
'gives. Jbt a number of newspapers
te a discussion of arrangements for
securiBg a loan of three and a half
million dollars which it is declared
jsast be had In order to save the Ori-a-trail'read
from suspension of opcr-
atkms at aa early date. Representa-
tives o a namber of Texas Oklahoma
aad KaasiB towns depending largely
or wheily apoa the Orieat for trans-
jortatie service are to aeet at Fort
Werth Satarday preparatory to going
to Washington to plead the Orient's
case hefore the Interstate Commerce
I Coamlekmwhich has granted a hear-
iag fee Jane 1st; and every effort will
he maae to iadace the Commission to
grant the reaaested loan.
The Orleat was operated at. an
a men lose during 1919. and in
fact giace .the hegianlag of its service
hae heaa in coaataat laaacial difficul-
jtiee with more than oae spectacu-
Tar feat of aaaaclng its only salvation.
-These familiar with the history of the
read's bperatkms are disposed with-'
eat farther or more intimate knowl-
Kaage ef its present financial condition
' te "accent the statement that failure
to secare the three and a half 'tail-
lien loaa at this time will result in
the sacpeaskm of the' road. And this
Jt occars to the Balletin is the jprln-
cipal anestkm for the Interstate Com-
erce Commission to decide in de-:
tenalaiag whether to grant the re-
taeeted loan; while another very Im-
portant aaestion is whether thk loan
will .make It jKsiWe ander- existing
'ceadt'tiees for the road to continue
eeeratiens with any .prospect of xs-
hahilHatkm In the ooaiing years.
Taf Orleat is serving a vast unde-
teleeed territory aloag its 47S miles:
of readhetL Along most of its route
it Is the only railroad that is available
te livs&ieck . growers for the shipment
of cattle and supplies and while it Is
an open question as to whether the
fraflaing ef the road was jastified in
the Irst place it can not "be denied
that its hailding was the immediate
)jcase of the investmeat of large sums
.of -nteaey in farm and ranch proper-
l.ties. which can be jnade profitable
throagh the marketing of their pro-
ducts over the Orient and which
would be exceedingly unprofitable
if transportation facilities were
'taken away from them. It is upon
the .owners of these farm .and ranch.
properties that the heaviest loss will
faliJf.the Orient is. ;pennitted to sus-.
pend Its operations; and this loss'
yaald jhe shared of coarse by the.
owners of the present securities of
' the Orient and by the citizenship of
aervei by the roed.
Via Tiew ef the steps that are being
tafceahy the government to aid all
the railroads of the conn try In recov-
eriac irow the period of war. .when it
phrcI prepertles and when tho de-
jwmmmm iinin ui. vac 4UBBD as uuvu A
pykl and anaackl sease were ab
Mips1yfeeeeaT tf; the !Uetia that
the Interstate Coamerce Coamtek)ri
at ieaet aire the Orient the
" veetiaatkm; and that if it is fouad
iael the preeeeed Jeaa wilt jaake '.it
j1 " - A 1
jsood busineSs udgineht 'pledyfo
the actual coaditiofes uder hlcktfil
road Is . operating TheInte'rests of
West Texas are so vitalljff Involved
that4he!case is'one of unusual impor-
tance; aad- its settlement Jwill have an
unusually grave bearing viipon the fu-
ture jdeyelopmeut of a great territory.
pKaESEIStATE-S investigation of pre-
;i conyeHtion presidential campaign
expenditures is developing some start-
ling information as o the manner in
which enorWusxfuhds are helng used
by varidus candidates for the jiom-"
Inations. of did twp."SreaV parties. Tes-
timcny so p far- developed shows if 11
shows anything att all tliat there Is
practically no limit to the amount ol
money that any of the more active
candidates can command for campaign
purposes; and this testimonyjis given
unblushirigly by campaign managers'
for the various candidates.
The testimony of "William. Proctor'
General Wood's campaign manager.
a million dollars has already been
spqnt in the interest of the Army
man's candidacy; the campaign man--
ager himself having advanced slightly
more than half a million dollars for
campaign purposes with little or no
hope of ever receiving any ofi It back.
Indeed Mr. Proctor declared! that he
considered contributions to Wood
campaign just as patriotic as contri-
butions to the Ited Cross during the
War. Even Democratic candidates and
their campaign organizations are
spending sums of money heretofore
nnheard of in presidential campaigns;
Mr. Palmer's organization ' haying
spent approximately ?70000 and other
Democratic candidates having similar
expense accounts. We wonder where
It will all end. If it costs a million
dollars to secure the nomination and
another million to become I elected
what sort of a government I can (the
"people expect from a president elected
under snch onditions? '
The only consolation that we find
fin the situation is that the. Democrat-
ic candidates and their organizations
are spending far "less than 1 the Re-
publicans. -The former have never
had the active support of the money
bags of the country while the latter
have always been openly aTraved in
defense of big business and 'capital
If this fact can be brought ihome to
the hearts of the rahk nnd file of the
common people of the country Gen
eral Wood and his G. O. P. brethren
are going to get a great deal less than
their money's worth out of the elec
tion. And the Joke of the situation
ies In the fact that "Republican Sena
tors insisted upon the investigation.
It Vas a big piece of new& which
the Bulletin gave its readers yesterday
in announcing that the product of the
Gladys Belle wells would be refined
n tnis cityr ana that arrangements
had been made for a pipe line to bring
the Sipe Springs oil to the refineries
here. It has required much time
much money'and endless endeavor to
get the. refinery business 4in. Brown-
wood established on a solid 'business
basis that will permit of rapid growth;
but the time and the money! and the
energy has been put Into ihe project
and It now appears certain that
Brownwood is coming Into
realization oLall the benefits
discovery of oil in this section of the
state fias' entitled this city to.
The President has 'vetoed the .Re
publican peace resolution fand the
end of that;chapter in the fight against
.-....... . . . -
the Versailles treaty has been written.
If the people of the country wiU xons
tinae to; stand steadfastly .anal deter
minecny. xor a xiearue 01 i at ions wsr.
. I'm . -T ' m i IT"--
wilt eat f r
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Of course the information has noth-'
ing "whatever to da with Brownwood;
dui over in Yvaxanacnie in qiner aay
the City Couacil actually refused to
permit the Texas Power k Light Coai-
patty fo increase Its rate schedules tot
electric service 7s it possible that
regulation 1 golag ito be tried 'ove-
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Women Can Prevent -Another
Hhude Roydcn Lecturer and Editor
BelieTes Woman lias Unobstructed
Yisioto Jfecessary to insure Peace
By WILUIAJl! !L. ilAIiLABAR -
International News lrvice Staff '
LONDON Iay 27.The women . of
the world will not permit another
war. The women of the. world Isea
clearly the fallacies and dangers of
the present man-made scheme of in-
ternational relations and . women
Siven the chance' will avoid man's in
Such is the sermon jNad to mankind
by Miss Maude Royden assistant
preacher at the City Temple London.
Miss Itoyden i3 the -daughter of a bar-
onet an . Oxford University extension
lecturer an editor and leading wprkr:
sr for the caiiso of equal suffrage anil
for the; League bC Nations. As such
she has lectured extensively in Amer
Various members of the internation-
al organization of women which hai
been striving to make the League otl
Nations effective haye during recent;
weeks charged that failure of 'thai
'man-made" League to date has been
almost wholly due to "man-made mis-;
The International News Service ask
ed (Miss Hodden to clarify this issiio!
to. explain the reasons for the growing
dissatisfaction of thinking women;
with the at least partial failure of .the1
world's greatest international experi-
me league or iNauoas is oems re-i.
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puuiaa ny uiu w;P'
nope una wen -uirousaout uw uiuvjw
retained their -vanity and the r faith
world would -never allow such a bqr-L
tot again and that tho one object of
Irtrnttt AYnV T?l 1 I 'Tift if tin fit.
jUVCi MI flit. ITUUIU .UW J w- i
sum: JUiuUUa r-
proachAof our modern civilizatira
. A I V ":iJTrJ Tr;Vh
To these same 'people even the peace I
ol Hs nlmiRGa-
covenant of the League of Cs'aUons.
AHope was still possible.
'The statesmen of Europe are
pareaitly incapable of working any
jmacblnery except on ; the old linen
Thev do not seemwith very few ex
ceptions to have tho smallest idea
what people mean wnen xney iami oi
a" new world.
"It does hdt surprise them that
after the long Comradeship in hrms of
Prance. "England and Italy and a
Shorter JmUio less gl'qrio;usi.one. w(ft
America tho great countries glioma
hurg(bitt stir Uiftddauate)lwij' (if
n- r.i:.i.i Jinf-ft. ..u.Vr "Fifth.-tantrtwe. ha fttX&a b5?Sa
ibvScS wieaif of mmm
starvation .ana .pnuaninvopws' js.irive
torbkmg: faelr 'feeble exMence. by
$f&t&$fc?tb&. Garden Mot
tVCOPERSl'COM VERy lMulH
HAS INTEKKUPTEPiy PWWAT
make Europe .a worse hell of misery
than-wo -dreamed of . before it- took
plate: Mf anyone complains it be-
Hiause they are 'unreasonable-i
"Some of us are beginning to 'recall
tfie. dictum of Wellington that 'the
Rext worst thing to defeat is victory.
' ' am persuaded that some one has j
got to get into this thing-rthis shadow
that we call 'The League ort Nations'
who has not been trained in. the-old
ways. Not' necessarily someone bet-
ter someone wiser or someone strong-
er; Just someone who has not tram-
pled his rut so deep that he can't seq
over the top of it
"Women in short.
"There is just one .thing-to Tie said
for women in this matter and that is
that they have none of the traditions
which make It difficult for men:to see-
"I remember-reading; a book on. the
wav business was Carried on in the
British Houses bi Parliament. After-
describing its merits and defects its
ridiculpus conventions it5 pompous
pretenses" the author went on "it is
safe to say not only that this is the
way It should ba carried on but that it
the only possible way. Well well!
"And so men.seriously assure you
more they seriously believe that it
is 'tho only possible way' to .conduct
matters in which we are all concerned
in the prouhdest secrecy ;so aso ere
ate the maximum of suspicion and
ugsettiement even when all Is veil.
They begin at the wrong end and draw
new frontiers far military purposes
retrrettintr that. alas tho nrlncinlo of
"Women unaccustomed to deal with.
.fMrAn hnih nm1 nnfl hnrl. wniifi
toUnohiC nml then provide
them with weapons because justice
. t-An-'ftUB-1'a f- iUa
and the fedr they "would certainly
"Todnv we are violatlnir nationality
'L....J f .M . . f
hve must be allowed our military fron
uimua iu una juu uuua'wwm
r .""! w. ""r . r
and .then say we .really. inUst be pre
pared for war because it is: sure to
"Second tjiat a terrific victory In
the war to end war hasn't justified
tself when it leaves the chlldrou
hungrier and the nations more heavlr
y arrited than ever.
"Third that the principle oE solt
determination isn't satisfactorily vin-
dicated "when It is: denied t everyone
butthellbjects of German aggression.
Fourtii mat? a ueague.Of Nations.
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PECAXS TS. POLITICS.
- One of. the acts of 4he -Texas pe'ean
growers association which ""went. into
permanent organization at Brown-
wood last week was to adopt a "reso-
lution requesting theJ state legislature
to pass suitable laws to establish two
pecan experiment .stations in Tfexas.
One of the stations they said should
be "placed in west Texas and one -in
bast Texas. Jn the locating ' .of the
stations they asked that experienced
peqah mon'be employed and not poli
ticians. " '
- The establishment of two experi-
ment stations in Texas would be ah
important step in the. development of
the pecan industry. If we expect to
make Texas the pe'ean center of thd
world we must go in for jt strong
learri all that we can about improved
methods and disseminate that knowl-
edge and demonstrate its practical ap
plication to every man who has a few
trees or who can be induced to start
an 'orchard. Tne possibilities of the
pecan industry when. we. .specialize-!
upon it as certain portions of Califor-
niahave done with their famous fruit
amply usiifles the two experiment
siauons asa oeginnmg. . . '; i v
And a'gqod program like that of the
pecan growers association should not
in any way be interfered wUh by: "pol-
itics." In a presfdentialcahipaiga or
iij a race for constable and the pre--cinct
ofllces" pblitics is an expected
element We count an candidates :ahdi
otner inenas pmying tne game anu we
discount many things done and. said
during the campaigns accordingly but
politics -should be eliminated from in-
dustry Tho story is told how the' Roman
contractorsmsed to substitute polish-
ed wax when a corner of a marble
slab Uia.t was to go into a building had
iwri ii 1 1 ri i iri fin i 1-tt rr rut ii.
mi Mi i
"We ate selling aiot of SilkGeorgetfedress-
4tfeee rorlia YoQv ;
been broken pff; The difference could
harxlly be detected except Dy an ex-.
perienceyeso. efficient did twfey be-
come" In. .the artful deception. Jn
coursof timevery building' contract"
contained two little Latin" words 'sine
cere-' witichf meant1- "without wax."
jrom this term we obtained pur Eng;-
lish word "sincere." 1
It is significant of the manner in
which such things haye been handled
in the past that when the state is to
locate an institution those interested
;n tne goou 01 tne jwk jo-ue uone
by it are beginning to request- that.
there.be no politics in other words
they don't want any wax used they
would like to see the state's institu-
tions built and all its affair. 'handled
The -manner iri vhich theagaraeof
politics has entered into theiiocafibn.
and maiasjement of Texas Inelitutions
within thapast ; few yeavs H a dfe"-
jjracetotha state and is wholly incon-
sislenfc with the principle:: of dercrf-
(racy. It ij time that a halt were
called Ttif.se pecan uid menn buw-
.ess t'ltry want to see Texas fumfeh-
ug the -vorld market v.'hh high grade
peca.jf f Jl is not lu.ipprepr'.Ve Jben
that they respectfully inform the state
legislature that they Wanr-cheap poli-
tics left out of the program.
We have funds placed with us to be
invested in land notes. If you have
notes that yon wish to sell or to re-
new .see us. If. notes are acceptable
we purchase at' ouce preventing the
usual delay. " . '
T. Cf YANTIS
Praetorian Council meetsJ.tonignf
over Brownwood Drug Company.
aa aa w
Empire Furniture Co.
iiiiiir r ii in i l l ttti rr nn r nn 1 1 rrnir i ii rii
Two hundred pairs of Men s trousers fey
Worsted Serges. Blue Serges Staple Wor-
sted and young mens models all on salfe
A Good NeiAoof
Sho fiad Tbaked a Cftks 'to'. tek rr
to the Kandalis thrW ahd xrooct
who had moved: tttxl doer. yAi Um
cake had beea a fathira!
lesslyr "J just can't bUcjT7vB nvr
made a. decent cake ia mjfttimJ' With
. ouiuiuerea sign sar&a oyer to tlM
neighbor' she exfWnd ehrfHr to 9 - -
tna sweet-lbokiBgr. brk. 'I.Juat nut
oyer to dee if I could k aKytMwr U
Tnp you." in: a. few mimttfec tlwr . !
were chatting away like oW frii. M..-Jk
Barbara was leaving sh Mrfd apoMTa
getically Mrs. RaaiC I baked a "
cae to brinr over to ym ht It was
a failure I- do get dlscfyarajcM
sometimes for Alan ma hooK-mate
. Mrs. Ita ndaU J.ntrrttjt4 "But do
V?oaM Rjriri9M. "and tb
Im going to get mine fttrryoa.1" She f
returned thrusting- a bofcVad a cax
!esXhe. sa. "?Nowlng ex-
actly ;tks recipes partlcwSKr 1b re-
gard to level measurement..- "asd you'R
never have any more trouble Let m
now how you make outl"-
"She's a. darlinr.'f Barbara; coHflod
to Alan later In the eveBlnjk aa h
helped himself to his second piece of
chocolate cake. "And to think that I
could ever make such wonderful cake
as this why It eenis tco godd to be
true." mr . x.
Th&new Ryzpn BakingBoolc (ord-
inal price 11.00). contalnltw 25ft prac-
ucai recipes will be maHel postpaid
upon receipt of 30 cents fn "stamps or
coin. Or if you will purchase two or
more pounds of Ryzon at once from
your grocer sending us hisname and
address promptly we -will roan you a
Ryzon Baking Book. free. General
Chemical Co. Food Depaxtmeat 3S
Broad StTNeW York. .
One hundred baby chicks reached
3an Antonio by parcel pohtrfroii Calir
forniaafter a four days rfile and only
"May defiverfes are here Rousel-
am m a.
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ieh3 the ChStita
iiar tik rlmi: iiihaaeshr .te
.. Today? rs?-&tM&it&vh
-to the TaM teiiiUHji thjeajchi
a eaex aire aw Tieni can
that is pwreaftlMB w.
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