The Daily Bulletin (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 91, Ed. 1 Monday, January 31, 1916 Page: 3 of 4
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THE BROWNWOOD DAILY BULLETIN BROWNWOOD TEXAS MONDAY JANUARY 31 1916.
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tempting and tasty.
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derful leavening and raising
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se Calumet for uniform
result and economy."
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GOLDEN JUBILEE Of
Orgaslzatloii Tbroaghout United
States Will Celebrate fiftieth
NEW YORK Jan 31 Beginning to-
rot) r row aad continuing for an entire
month thoung Women's Christian
Association of the United States will
celebrate with a national jubilee the
fiftieth anniversary of the founding
of the organization. Tomorrow will
be observed as a nation-wide Mem-
bership Rally Day when all members
t)f associations will come together
for a demonstration of what the or-
ganization means to them. Next Sun-
day and Monday will be observed as
Pioneer Days during which time ev-
ery individual ever connected with
the association work in ny way is ask-
ed to get in touch with the associa-
tion which was her first interest eith-
er personally by letter or telegram.
On February 22 there will be a his-
torical .resentation of association
work "Girls of Yesterday and Today"
which has been especially prepared
for use by the- 966 city council And
student associations. The jubilee
celebration will be concluded with a
service of rejoicing on March 3 which
will be the fiftieth birthday of Y. M
C. A. iwork in America.
The first Young Women's Chris-
tian Association) in this country was
developed in Boston in 1866 when
ladles of Boston formed a society in
behalf o self-supporting girls who
came to the city to eek employment.
The aim of this was to fit them for
self-support Rooms were opened a
secretary" was put in charge to aid
these girls in finding employment
There were also some social and pro-
tective features as well as religious
meetings- and Bible classes. Two
years later a boarding home was start-
ed. Later buildings were erected pro-
viding for the physical education of
In 186S other pioneer city assocla?-
tions bearing the. title of Women's
Christian Associations were organized
In Hartford Providence and Pitts-
burgh. In 1869 Cincinnati Cleve-
land and St Louis formed similar so-
cieties. In other cities especially in
the Mississippi Valley or in places to
which college women from the Mis-
sissippi Valley had gone to reside
young women both those In their
own Tiomes and .those occupied out-
side and i self-support of many
kinds forme (TToung Women's Chris
tian lAssociations modeled after the
Young Men's Christian Associations
where less emphasis was placed on
efforts for self-supporting soung
women and' more attention was given
to extending among other young worn
en of the community the opportunities
they themselves enjoyed. Such cities
were Minneapolis Kansas City To
ledo Scranton Pa. and St Joseph
All the city Young Women's Chris
tian Aaaociatlons began early to em
phasize the religious meetings and
Bible Instruction. As early as 1872
the New York City Young Women's
Christian Association commenced a
Bible class which shortly afterwards
attained an average attendance of six
Employment agencies referring
young women to business positions
have always been Included. Cooking
also was introduced In all associations
as suitable teachers could be found
for thiB branch. The early associa-
tions almost without exception open-
ed boarding houses for young wom-
en chiefly for those engaged in self-
support or preparation tor it In
1872 the Hartford CoBn. association
erected the first building for such
Educational classes have been a
gradual development until today al-
most every subject is taught that
could be found in the curriculum of
schools from the grammar grade to
the university. The educational! de-
partment of the Y. W C. A. has been
called "the greatest woman's university."
Tn 189T n. nermanent executive body.
the International Board was. formed.
In 1892 American 'delegates 'invited to
London to help form a World's Young
Women's Christian Association of
which the United States was one of
the four charter members. In 1905
members from "both these National
Boards met in New York to consider
merging 'these into one national body
called the National Board of Young
Women's Christian Associations of
America; t They elected a board of
thirty members and established the
national headquarters in this city.
Today the membership la city as
sociations -is 273234 in county asso-
clatlong4420j and in student associa
tions 65294. The total-" 'world' mem
bership of the organisation is 735000.
Bi CfU Qakkly Brekca Up
Mrs. Martha Wilcox Gowanda N.
Y.. writes: "I first iwd Chamber-
Iain's Cough Remedy shout eight
years ago. At that time I had a
hard cold aad coughed most of the
time. It proved to be lust what I
seeded. I broke up the cold in a
few days aad the cough entirely dis-
appeared I hare told many off my
friends of the good I received thru
using this aedieiae and all Who have
used it'stfeak of it in the Mgliest
tens" Ofetaiaable everywhere. Adv.
(By Southern Missionary News
After a careful study as to how the
Mexican people could best be helped
In the recent crisis In that country
the Red Cross Society decided to op-
en "soup kitchens" in the various city
wards and the experiment proved
very valuable indeed. The plan called
for the dally distribution of nourish-
ing meat and vegetable soups to fami-
lies presenting the necessary ticket
"We at once requested a number
of cards" writes a Methodist mission-
ary "for the worthy poor among the
363 families In our three conjrresra-
tions and we thought we had done
our part when we sent in their names.
But people began to come to us In
such great numbers asking to be en-1
rolled among the needy that we'
promptly telephoned the Red Cross
for permission to enroll 350 fami-l
lies. Next morning we began about
five o'clock and by noon had cared
for over a thousand cases.
"Then applications became so
numerous tnat we were obliged to
suspend further enrollment till all
cases could be examined In their own
Ing workers In our church circle.
These were sent out all over the city.
Jnto the thickly populated tenement
section Into the outskirts where peo-
ple live in huts everywhere in fact
reported to us that practically all
statements of dire need were abso-
"During the rest of that week our
city missionary and her helpers spent!
their time making duplicate cards
and recalling the originals in order
to send the 'soup tickets Issued by
the Red Cross Society.
"So many continued to apply to us
for help that we " decided to reopen
the lists and next morning people be-
gan to come as early as two o'clock
so as to get In line. By five o'clock
there was such a large crowd that In
order to handle them without con-
fusion we arranged them in a double
line. By giving numbers to each per-
son in front of the door we were able
to keep the crowd moving in an or-
derly way and no one who came late
could get Into the front ranks.
"By ten o.'clock 2150 people most-
ly women had passed through our
front door gone into the church
where thirty nvorkers were ready to
enroll them and had gone out again.
"At that hour firing was heard on
the streets near by and some bullets
came down our way. Then the peo-
ple In line rushed down -anothergtreet
and became confused. As It seemed
unwise to continue the registration
while the people were exposed In the
street we had to stop. But It took
an hour to persuade those who hung
around the door that we could do
nothing until) the next week.
Suffering Was Pitiful.
"The suffering of these poor hun-
gry people was Indeed pitiful. One
old man apparently dying was
brought to us. He had had nothing
but water for three days. He was
carefully tended fed with soup and
after a few hours was able to go
to his home One woman reported
that two of her children had starved
to death the week before.. And one
poor man dieb of hunger on the very
corner of our street
"This has been a great opportunity
for us to get in touch with the people.
Thousands have entered our church
who had been taught to believe that
their souls would be lost if they dared
to do such a thing. Once within the
church while waiting their turn to
be enrolled they had a few moments
in which to read the ten command-
ments the Apostles' Creed and the
Lord's Prayer which are painted In
largo letters on the front wall of the
church. Besides they always found
our workers courteous willing to lis-
ten to their tales of distress and to
do allt they could for them as well as
to add a kind word of sympathy.
"On Teavlng the church each per-
son received a copy of the Ten Com-
mandments printed on a large sheet
of paper. Many had never seen these
before. Later our workers went to
each home represented so as to learn
more about these families. In this
way a hew point of contact was es-
tablished and our workers had a new
opportunity to dispel the old preju
dice against Protestints. One of our
missionaries found that a Roman
Catholic priest had advised hispeoplo
to go to the Protestant church to en
roll for Red Cross help.
. Churches Asked to Help.
"Our church has been requested to
take charge of the soup kitchens In
the third ward of the city. This wjll
mean several hours of daily contact
with the people as they come for the
portions of food allotted to them. We
believe that God has been keeping us
here for such a day as this and we
ask the prayers of Christian people
everywhere that we may be equal to
the task before us."
Thursday February 3
LYRIC T3EATRE THURSDAY FEBRUARY 3.
"THEY'VE MADE THE WHOLE WORLD LAUGH"
THE- OLDEST AND BEST!
Notable Tour of
Richard & Pringla's Famous
Thousands of dallors invested in its equipment. y
A variable dream of the Arabian Nights.
Everybody goes to the Minstrels they can't help it;--THEY
ARE CATCHING !
Seats on sale at box office Monday morning.
Lower Fleer 50-75c balc&iy reserved far ealered feBcsealj 50c-75c I
DR. R. L..FARRIS OSTEOPAM
506 Urownwood Xatl Bask Bids
OP BRITISH HEAVY
LONDON Jan. 31. The British cas-
ualties sustained during January as
announced here today total 1070 offi-
cers and 19000 men.
CoBstJpatloH and Tadlgestloa.
"I have used Chamberlain's Tab-
lets and must say they are the best
I have ever used for constipation
and Indigestion. My wife also used
them for indigestion and they did her
good" writes Eugene S. Knight Wil-
mington N. C. Obtainable every-
Delicious Pecan Calamel at Kan-
easter's Kandy KItcnen.
Philip Baxter of Fort Worth is here
for a visit with his mother Mrs'. Llla
GOULD TO FIGHT
FOR TEXAS & PACIFIC
DALLAS Jan. 31. Today's hearing y
on the application for a receiver for
the Texas and Pacific Railway Com-
pany Is believed to mark the opening
of a strenuous fight on the part of the
Gould Interests to retain the last of
their railway properties. The peti-
tion for a receivership was filed by
the Bankers' Trust Company of New-
York wMch- alleges that the company
has defaulhjd In the payment of In-
terest on bontls. .
Of the numerous railroads made.'
famous by the lata Jay Gould only?
the Texas and Pacific and the Denver
and Rio Grande have failed to slip
from the control of the Gould family-
George - J- i3ouUL as president antLT
chairman of the board of the Texasr
and Pacific has served notice that
he will contest the receivership.
Kansas City Life Insurance Company
Non-Participating Insurance in Texas
Issues New Policy Forms Which Are. Very Liberal
The Kansas City Life Insurance Co. has just introduced a new line
of low net cost policies which contain inadditon to the Standard policy provisions:
1. Total Disability) A Total Disability benefit which provides:
(a) Should insured become disabled from bodily injury or disease all premiums due
Thereafter during the continuance of disability will be waived and not charged
as a lien against the policy; "
(b) At the insured's option the Company will pay to the insured the amount of the
policjl in twenty eqjiaj. .annual installments the first payment to be made im-
mediately upon proof of total disability. Should the insured die before all in-
stallments are paid the balance due on the policy will be paid to the benefi-
ciary in a lump sum;
' (c) Should the insured suffer an injury from external violent'or accidental cause
resulting in the loss of both hands or both feet or both eyes or any two members
then in that event the Company will pay to the insured immediately upon proof
of such loss the full amount insured under the policy in a lump sum.
v .2. x (Double Indemnity) During the premium paying period (not to exceed twenty
years) should the insured suffer ah injury from external violent and accidental
cause resulting in death within ninety days from date of injury the Company will
- pay the beneficiary double the amount of the policy.
3. (Exchange Benefit) At the expiration of the premium paying period the insured may
EXCHANGE the policy for a PARTICIPATING policy of a like amount upon which
the Company will pay an ANNUAL CASH DIVIDEND .during its continuance there-
after. The liberal provisions above referred to are embodied in all the Life and Endowment
Policies now being issued in Texas by the Kansas City Life. The annual premium Tate for.
the Ordinary Life; Twenty-payment Life and Twenty-Year Endowment at ages 25 35 and 45
respectively are as follows:
10-Year Term (2500)
' 43.59 1
(Age. 35) (Age 45)
I will appreciate the opportunity to discuss insurance with you.
At Close of Business
Total ' .insurance
in force . . . f.$77137929.00
Gross assets .... 6029853.72
I Total surplus to
protect " policy-
New business for "
New business in
Texas 1915 .. 4504577.00
Insurance in force v
LILA BAXTER Local and District Representative
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White, James C. The Daily Bulletin (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 91, Ed. 1 Monday, January 31, 1916, newspaper, January 31, 1916; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth346234/m1/3/: accessed September 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Howard Payne University Library.