The Albany News (Albany, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 14, Ed. 1 Friday, September 10, 1915 Page: 2 of 6
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THE ALBANY NEWS.
Ages and ages ago this huge beast, the
Dinosaur, roamed the earth.
He took up a great deal of room and con-
sumed too much food.
He could not meet changing conditions and
so passed away.
That ability to note changing conditions is
the secret of permanency and success. You
can see it in our business.
We owe a great part of<our steadily g owing
sales and the permancncy with which cus-
tomers stand by us, to our ability to meet
Careful study of mechanical features and
improvements keeps us in a position where
we can supply you with a
which is the right oil for the right place,
at any time.
If you are using hcivy, slow-moving ma-
chinery, we have a sturdy lubricant to re-
duce the friction and save wear.
If you are usin superheated steam, we
have a Texaco Cylinder Oil itended for
just that servicc
If your machines arr exposed to rold, we
can meet THAT difficulty, and so on
through an endless list ol requirements.
Try any one—or. letter yet—the line of
Texaco F lgiru and Machine Oils, Texaco
Cylinder O.ls, a 1 Trxnco Greases.
You w'll sec vv.iy inr business keeps grow-
Order from our Agent
For Texaco Service
The Texas Company "
General Offices, Houston, Texas
we might be given a touch of
joy thereby and at the same time
be made more contended with
David Starr Jordan, the great
peace advocate, says that our
method of teaching history is
wrong. We teach too much
about war, he says, and too lit-
tle about the achievements of
peace. The things really worth
while in the nations have been
done in times of peace, not in j
time of war. A history that,
would minimize th« war hero,
and the horrors of war and mag-1
nify advancement made in times
of peace would, he thinks, be of
far greater value in preparing
boys and girls to be useful men
and women than the histories
that we now have. Henry Ford
of Ford automobile fame, comes
forward with a concrete sug-
gestion on this proposition, lie
oilers a million dollars for a his-
tory that will minimize the war
hero and exalt the peace hero,
the reverse of what history gen-
erally does. Ford is a practical
man with something of the seer
thrown in. Ilis money joined
with the brains of the man that
can write the history will be a
blessing to mankind.
ton. In this way he could soon
make enough to pay his tuition
and at the same time preserve
his self respect and integrity of
character. We believe as much
as any one that any worthy per-
son who is unable to make a liv-
ing should receive assistance.
Hut help to such people should
be of a nature that would help
them to help themselves. When
a person is able to work he should
have too much manhood to beg,
and his begging should not be
tolerated by giving him small
sums, usually not enough to get
him any distance toward self
support. The small sums given
beggars is usually only sufficient
to keep them alive and results in
no more than a push deeper into
the ditch of despondency and
helplessness. Such giving should
be discontinued. In its place
should be substituted a system
operated by the state that would
enable people who have become
disabled and maimed to make an
honest and simple living under
industrial supervision. Some
such plan would be the imme-
diate relief of the state from
beggarism, The cause of pau-
perism lies further back and
necessitates different treatment.
Ik you want to hold your cotton
and need money in order to hold it,
come to us.
We want to help you hold it.
When the Farmer prospers, we
prosper-the two interests are iden-
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FRIDAY, SEPT. 10, l'.tir,.
Fifteen million dollars is to be
placed in three reserve banks of
the South, viz. Richmond, At-
lanta, and Dallas, for the pur-
pose of assisting in the market-
ing of the cotton crop. If aid
from bankers can keep the price
up, this deposit should enable
such an end to be accomplished.
daily killed by our soldiers who
are stationed on the border to
keep them out of Texas. How
long this state of affairs can con-
tinue without resulting in inter-
vention in Mexico is a question
no one would attempt to answer
j definitely, but the longer it con-
jtinues the more imminent inter-
! vention becomes.
Mr. Farmer, the next First
Saturday would be a good time
to bring your wife to town and
let her get acquainted with
women from other parts of the
county. There are women in
iJtiackelford that don't see town
more than once a year, and some
not that often. Hring your wife
to Albany occasionally. It won't
cost you much and she will enjoy
The state scholastic apportion-
ment for this year has been set
at six dollars per capita. This
is two dollars lower than it was
last year. Hut only seven dol-
lars was paid last year, and the
apportionment has been reduced
this year so that this deficit may
be made up. Many of the schools
whose support was already in-
adequate, will lie submitted to
graver financial embarrassment
than ever before.
An unusual statement was J
made in Albany Monday by one!
who has made a rather extensive
study of the many social and
educational problems that eon-
front us as a nation. Prof.
Pearce of Austin in talking to
the teachers, said that 415 per
cent.of the inmates of the insane
asylums of Texas are farmers'
wives. He said that the recog-
nized cause of this by authori-
ties who have made a deep study
of such questions, is the monot-
ony to which the farmer's wife
is subjected. Monotony is the
cause, it is believed, of insanity. .
The person who never gets out
of the same environment, is sub-1
jected to the same scenes, faces,
drudging away in a tiresome
routine day after day, month
after month, becomes melan-
choly, introspective, despondent, |
and finally insane. It is not good i
for man to be alone, neither is it
good for woman. The social life
is the natural life. Man is a
social being, and when deprived
of social contact, he becomes one-
sided, dwarfed, if nothing worse;
and, as indicated above, this sol-
itarity which is the lot of some
leads to insanity.
We are virtually at war with
Mexico, that is if combats be-
tween the two opposing, forces
resulting in killing can be said
to constitute war. Yet war has
not been declared on either side,
and its declaration has not even
been suggested on the part of
Uncle Sam. Still the Mexicans
keep invading T« xas and are
Prof. Pearce of Austin who
spoke to the teachers of the
county institute Monday referred
to the magnificent and artisti-
cally outlined horizon which we
have surrounding Albany, lie
considered us fortunate, indeed,
in our beautiful setting. Hut
how many of us had taken cog-
nizance of tliiwealth of color
and outline that i- our natural
portion'.' How many of us there
are who have to have this beauty
pointed out to us by the casual
sojourner. The beauty of our
little city nestled away iiij
its naturally picturesque set
ting has frequently been no-1
ticed by visitors to our town,
If we would only take a moment
occasionally to notice this I eauty,
A young man who claimed to
be deaf and dumb, came to Al-
bany Tuesday begging money
with which to pay his tuition in
the Deaf and Dumb Asylum, lie
looked hale and hearty, and had
two good arms and two good
legs. Kndowed in this manner
he could have, during the grain
harvesting season, made two dol-
lars a day. Now he could make
that much or more 'ticking cot-
A Real Tragedy.
One of the greatest tragedies
of every-day, real life is an hon-
est young man, struggling hard
to earn a livelihood and save a
few dollars, and having a foolish
wife, who keeps his nose to the
grindstone by her extravagant
ideas of living and an effort to
do society, l! is the most dis-
coi raging thing in the world to
a man to see day by day that every
dollar he makes by struggling
and planning, is being thrown
away by an unsympathetic wife.
The right kind of a man thinks
as much of his credit as a woman
does of her honor. When his
business probity and credit are
gone, lie is an outcast from the
world of men. He goes about
the streets afraid to look his
fellows in the face, and wherever
he goes he feels the burden
crushing the life out of him. He
grows timid, loses his stamina
and manhood, all because he is
unable to meet his obligations.
The best years of his life are
passing, and instead of laying
up a bank account he is going in
debt to pay millinery and dress-
making bills for society functions,
carriages, long distance mes-
sages. expensive presents, fancy
stationery, and grocery bills that
are twice too high. The wife of a
busy workingman holds the
family purse-strings, and it rests
largely with her whether they
are to be poor, always poor, or
have a bank account. It rests
largely with her whether her
husband is to live a happy, vig-
orous life, or to be harrowed al-
most into insanity by unpaid
bills and a future which holds
out no hope.
It pays young married people
to be sensible. Save at least a
par! of the earnings, and live on
the rest. The world will think
infinitely more of them fordoing
this than if will for trving to
Fresh, Pure Drugs.
Fancy Stationery, Books,
N 0 T IONS
G. L. GREGG, Druggist
live above their means and make
a weak show of having plenty of
money to spend. Therearemen
growing gray, nervous, and
stooped before their time just
because their wives haven't the
I judgment to help them save
their money, and get a start.
All women are not this way by
any means. Some men won't
save when their wives would
like to. A good woman, sensi-
ble, saving, sympathetic and
loving, is the greatest blessing
that ever came to man. Hut a
wasteful spendthrift of a wife is
a curse.— Cleburne Review.
beginning to look like Bill had
gone fishing and got drowned,
eh? "Nothing like that in our
family." We have been trying
to imitate some of the singers
that were at the singing conven-
tion the 5th Sunday in August.
We have been greatly amused at
the gathering of song birds to
hear us warble and at the num-
ber of them that have sworn off
and have commited suicide. It's
great to be a sweet singer and
we never dreamed of having
such a charming voice.
A great rumbling (something
like an earthquake) was heard
last Saturday morning by the
Newcomb residents, and consid-
erable excitement prevailed until
one of our leading politicians ex-
plained that Roosevelt probably
hail had a symptom of announc-
ing for the presidency.
Quite a number have begun
picking cotton this week. The
cotton crop will be rather short
but perhaps a better price than
if we had made a bumper crop.
Rev, (ioodman filled his reg-
ular appointment Saturday and
Sunday at Newcomb.
Mrs. Austine Crow aud chil-
[dren spent Sunday with Mrs.
Mr. and Mr. W. K. Muse were
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. M.
<'. Taylor Sunday.
Miss Ilertha Allen and Mr.
j Clarence Mouse were calling at
Miss Annie Kelly's Sunday eve-
Mr. .1. S. Klliott of Hoogsburg
j is assisting Mr. W. K. Muse in
! farm work this week.
Mr. W. II lloleyfieldand fam-
ily. who formerly lived here,
have moved back to make this
community their home. Their
many friends are glad to have
them back again.
It is most time to gather sweet
potatoes and possum for break-
fast so I w ill close before 1 crowd
Samantha out. $20.(10 Hill.
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W. R. BIGGS
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Will 0. Standifer
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The Albany News (Albany, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 14, Ed. 1 Friday, September 10, 1915, newspaper, September 10, 1915; Albany, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth393595/m1/2/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Old Jail Art Center.