The Albany News (Albany, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, October 12, 1917 Page: 4 of 6
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(THE ALBANY NEWS
ISSUED EVEKY friday MORNING
Mchard H. McCarty, Ed. and Publisher
. Ikt ( N. McCirt) • • AmdiU IHtUf
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th 1*0*1 oakf at Alb«n . TtsM. •
HmoiiiI Claw Mall Matter
Subscription $1.50 Per Year
jr# ^r~.nr^lrnrn.;V-5!(l(.wn in the forks of the creek. ,
nU par Inch for <mch insertion Horm* rwluc-
i will Im made on AdfcilUonMirttB thai arr oii«
will ring with the song of those,
who want to climh on the stage
of action and save the country. ,
Yes, from United States Senator,
down to constable. And Jim!
Ferguson says that he is going i
to take his case to the people ■
and doggone how things will
warm up at the cross roads and 1
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of p«g« or mor« in ■!*•. I«oc*l« ftiwt ri nd-
a notice*, lOconU per linr for •Intel*' Irmortlon.
Mquant inMrttorw of locals and rnid«r , r
MaU p«r lino for each Innirtlon.
FRIDAY. OCT. 12, 1917.
Hill Hobby, the new governor
iof Tex a H.Heema to be the man on
ithe job and the politicians are
not going to dictate his policy.
If we mistake not, Thomas L
Blanton has put his constituency
ion notice in the Jumbo District
The doubters are shaking
their heads about the irrigation
proposition. When Fulton built
his first steam boat they said it
wouldn't work. When Cyrus .
Field asked for help to lay I tie
Atlantic Cable, they said it was
impossible. When Morse asked
congress for a charter for a trie-
graph line, the wise law niakt m
threw up their hands and s.ud
it could not be. When Hill
'.that he will be on the stump in McA(Jo(l| novv Secretary of the!
jthe near future to defend the ; Tri,a8ury waIltwi t(> shool ., tllllJ
jaction of Congress and the <1-i nH un(1,r ,.;ast nvi.r. theexpe.t
; ministration. Well, as we ,.nRint.(.rH of fh(, W()r|(l anti tht.
:it. it doesn't need any defense.
city dudes of New York City
0f course they have made some ^ th#t he was n lTa/v
i mistakes but it is only dead men
, and the socialist party that never
' make mistakes,
The wolves have invaded the
chicken roo:;t in the city of
but the (Jeorgia goober grabbler
put one by these and finished
the job. There is nothing im
possible for the genius of man.
One of the
' Wichita halls. About forty years ()f ,)al|a8 js
ago we camped on the river
near the site where now stands
move to Fort Worth, and ho
doubt others will follow and Kofi
the city of Wichita Falls and at Wo(.th wj)| u> w,„,
that time there were wolves and wt>, ,,st|lhlishMU.„ts unti| ,.v,n
antelopes galore. But we sup- ,he an(js wj|, t(ir() .^ainsl |lu>m
posed by this tune that the coun- Thmj js nQ UH. (U.nyinj? U)(. fa(,t
try hud settled up and the'
coyotes had moved further west.
But from Press reports it seems
that we have guessed wrong and
they are still prowling the
chicken roost. Get your wolf
that, the modern saloon will be
put out of business, and further-
more the use of liquor in pro
territory is going to be prohibted.
We always contend that the only-
logical conclusion of the prohi-
< hounds, boys, and give them | bilion iMUe waM totai prohibiti«n.
j chase for their money. I MereIy chanifing from the
} saloon to the express office does
\ Representative Blackmon j not stop drunkenness and never
down from Avoca, Jones county,1 wil| There are signs of a great
this week shaking hands with jdrouth coming, boys, better pre-
the people and taking a bird s pare ft r it by cutting the stuff
eye view of the political field. out f\,r good and always. Paird
Mr. Blackmon says that in all Star.
probability he will be in the race
for re-election. Well, come in
brother, the grazing is good and
there ain't no strings on anyone
in this democratic common-
wealth. An office is the gift of
the people, and thank God any-
body can aspire and ask for
political honors. We do not
know whether Shackelford coun-
ty has a son or not that would
The Sense of Balance
By I. Warsaw
in all creation, mankind alone
struggles and toils without ces-
sation, and, whether crowned
with success or crushed by fail-
ure, he has small time for joy or
The bird builds its nest for
comfort and security and then
like to pitch his hat in the ring leisurely sings the song of day
and seek political preferment, and the hymn of night. But
as yet we have heard of none, j man is forever busy building
Next year is going to be a hot house unto house and adding
time in the old town in the field to field, and then, exhaust-
political camps and the woods j ed and troubled, seeks for a
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Tm lata .1 tW "1^17
L«fii / '
We will I • fc
■&>$:+.. l°n thc-sf shoe; and !wt.i andcMhirJ
^ bovirr.i,, And -fK« leqisla+urt
/'■ K ve4^ler/.'d the otheruurden
"" iN *;,H+ to i ;f t; ••
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Trebled In Ten Years
In Ten Years the Cost of Government in Texas
Has Increased From About 8 Million to over 25
Million Dollars a Year. Yet the Population
Has Increased Only About 20%.
How Do You Like This, Mister Farmer?
Where do vou .-<i;ipo*e all this money goes? Who do you suppose gets it? Do YOl receive any
benefits from it" It' not, who does?
These questions . nd many others of vitjil interest to Texas taxpayers will be answered by Senator
John (I. Willacv in
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«ai mm A
Rff tftl TiS. Hm firutist if Ml fain
place where to lay down his
tired head. And even in his
sleep he dreams of further ef-
fort and greater exertion.
The doctrine of strenuosity,
so loudly proclaimed and so
widely accepted, is a stupid and
sinful iierversion of the meaning
of living. In the divine plan
labor and leisure at e on the same
high plane of duty and useful-
ness. "And (ioil blessed the
seventh day and hallowed it."
Not only weekly, but daily, body
and spirit are in need of Sabbath
hours for rest and recreation.
Both labor and leisure has •
their uses and abuses. Much of
happintss i> ground into dust n
the treadmill of over-zealous in-
dustry; while much of what is
lofty and noble in thought and
vision comes to us in the sweet
and silent hours of repose.
Farm Tools For Sale
Two riding planters, one disc-
plow, one mower and rake har-
ness and two water tanks. All
in first class condition. See or
phone J. I). Nash.
FORSALK Brand new Dodges
all the time. You'll loose if you
don't see me. George's Garage.
The Man And The Machine
Man is the victim of his own
devices. He builds and equips
a railroad or a hotel or a depart-
ment store or a bank, and where
is he? You will find him on the
treadmill day in and day out,
proud of his achievement, as
h>* should be, but a slave to the
machine he has builded. And
not only he, but all who come t"
be dependents in i:r way c
that piece of machinery. W
who took on applaud the et
ficieney of the machine \\
say, "Look at the Southern I* -
citic; isn't it a wonderful
system." And th • men vsI
make it so are only parts of t. •
gr>/at mac line, eaoh to be set
out and replaced by another mar
so soon as he shows impairnun .
All the parts of civilization ait
fitly joined together, addiru
tremendously to the gener
store, but shall we not come or
a time when creative genius w;
itself be blighted and eventually
destroyed by its own processes
Is Frankenstein pure fiction?
Highest market price paid for
all kinds of scrap iron, brass,
0-12 H. W. T. r
We bad a light shower of rain
in Shackelford county this week,
enough to lay t he dust at least.
Henry Palm and daughter,
Miss t'orinne. were in from the
ranch this week in their big
Birchwood Theatre haal
into winter quarters back)
same old stand, and at thM
of the Baptist revival tha
of Birchwood Theatre
thrown open to the public.
<iiid PISTOL CARTRIDGES
n' n Us'" their revolvers hut seldom.
\ t tliry hold pronounced opinions aboul
their imnumition due to the force of example!
T.t.u i>iv inington I ?MC. opinion You ve your
gv. . Ailii a I'i'lt full of R'■ining'on UMC. You
find your dealer handing you Remington UMC a
J "i' ' ii t"urs< ^ 1>u hear the men at the Putol
and Rifle Club insisting on Remington UMC as
atmn^iy in. jicalibor shorts da in the 45 automatics
1 th<iught herr for every man who u shoot
any kind or make ot pistol or revolver
R'rningron t IMC Revolver or Pistol Cartridge, ar^
ptoduced for every standard make and caliber oi arm.
wJJ t>> Sporting Cuwd, I Viler, m Your Commoner
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McCarty, Richard H. The Albany News (Albany, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, October 12, 1917, newspaper, October 12, 1917; Albany, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth393701/m1/4/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Old Jail Art Center.