The Granger News. (Granger, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 07, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 14, 1926 Page: 3 of 8
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THE GRANGER NEWS, GRANGFR TEXAS, JANUARY 14, 192«
HERE AND THERE
—How to End it
To quickly end a dangerous cough
there is a very simple treatment which
fives almost instant relief and often
breaks the cough entirely in 24 hours.
Thistreatment is based on the famous
Dr. King's New Discovery for Coughs.
You take just one teaspoonful and hold
it in your throat for 15 or 20 seconds
before swallowing it. The prescription
has a double action. It not only soothes
and heals soreness and irritation, but
also loosens and removes the phlegm
and congestion which are the rtal cause
of the coughing. So the worst cough
usually disappears quickly.
Dr. King's New Discovery is for
coughs, chest colds, bronchitis, spas-
modic croup, etc. Fine for children, too
—no harmful drugs. Very economical,
as the dose is only one teaspoonful. A t
all good druggists. Ask for
WILLIAM F. KLAUS
Taylor, Texas, Jan. 11.-—William F.
Klaus, 62, died at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. Louis Krempin, Satur-
day morning. Klaus was stricken ill
about four months ago with paralysis
and gradually grew worse until the
end came Saturday. Klaus was born
in Comal County, near New Braunfels,
in 1863. He was married twice, both
his first and his second wives having
preceded him to the grave. Two chil-
dren by his first wife survive him as
follows: Theodore Klaus, of Austin,
Mrs. Louis Krempin, Taylor. He is
also survived by six brothers and one
sisters. Klaus moved to Taylor 35
years ago from Comal County, and
this city has been his home ever since.
The funeral services were held Sun-
da;J afternoon, conducted by Rev.
\Theodore Drees, reetor of St. Mary's
Catholic Church. Services were held at
the Forwood funeral home and at St.
Mary's Catholic Church, followed by
burial in the Catholic Cemetery.
What is life imprisonment? Im-
prisonment for life is the obvious an-
swer, but it is far from being correct.
In Oregon, according to the Portland
Oregonian, the average term served
in the penitentiary by persons sen-
tenced to life imprisonment is seven
and a half years, and it is a reason-
able assumption that this would be
true of other states in which life Im-
prisonment is the legal penalty for
Here is to be found one ground
upon which people uphold the death
penalty. They are not particularly
anxious to put murderers to death,
but they are anxious to make it im-
possible for them to commit murders,
and at the same time to demonstrate
to would-be-murderers that the penal-
ty is severe and certain. They would
be perfectly willing to substitute life
imprisonment for capital punishment
provided they felt certain that the im-
prisonment would be for life. As It
happens they fear that it will not be,
and the fear is justified. The force
of public sentiment may be powerful
enough at the moment to send a man
to jail for life, but once that is ac-
complished, public sentiment loses run
of him. His Iflrienda and llawyers
exert any amount of prestige to get
the prisoner relased, and there is
i)o organized sentiment against such
action, the result being that he is
pardoned or paroled without the public
being aware of what is going on.
Nine times out of ten the criminal
resumes his criminal career, and the
would be criminals decide that the
law is so lenient that it need not be
feared.—New Bedford Evening Stan-
LEST WE FORGET
To Cure a Cold In One Day
Take LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE (Tablets.) It
stops the Ooutth and Headache and works on the
Cotil. E. W. GROVE S signature oa each box. 30c
1. A half-acre home vegetable gar-
den is equal in money value to two
and one-half acres of cotton, the aver-
age yield of which is one bale to the
2. The money value of the home
garden is only of secondary nnpor-
tance-~the food value is of the —lat-
3. Every home vegetable garden
should be planned so that at least two
vegetables, one of which is a lefy
vegetable, may be placed on the tble
daily from early spring until killing
4. It is impossible to produce a
profitable garden on "skim milk" soil,
one from which the richness has been
separated by continuous cropping
coupled with no additional fertility.
5. The first steps toward a suc-
cessful home garden are to apply a
good covering of manure and plow
deep during the winter.
The Rooster is a gentleman chicken
and serves as press agent for the hen. |
When the hen has laid an egg the j
rooster tells the world. Nearly axl
well-advertised products are excellent
and the egg is no exception. The j
contents arc not touched by human
hands and the sanitary wrapper ha™
no equal. Things spoil the contents, ]
however, despite the wrapper, and as j
a result the eggs are divided into thret. j
classes: "Strictly fresh eggs, fresn
eggs, and eggs." When those of the
first class are worth GO cents per
dozen, those of the second are wortn
40 cents per dozen and those of the :
third class are not worth a darn. An
ancient egg is useful only in political j
and dramatic criticism.
When the rooster is very young,
nobody knows whether he will be a
rooster or a hen; but in a short time
he begins to develop spur and comb
that confesses his sex, and is then
called a frying chicken. If he is a
very small rooster he may live to a
ripe old age and then be deprived ot
his feathers, head and feet, and ma>
be called a frying chicken still. Very
large roosters that live to ripe old
age may be treated the same way and
The rooster hfis many traits in
common with the man. He fights
when required to repel an invader; h<.»
affects the mannerisms of an im-
portant citizen while at home and vs
cowed in strange surroundings, an<.t
when he gets atop a fence or in any
manner above his fellows, he crow.-j
Crowing is offensive, as a rule, but
in the rooster's case it is not objec-
tionable, for he is ready at any timo
to back it up with his spurs. When j
he is engaged in an argument witn j
another rooster he does not hug his j
opponent to avoid punishment, and if
the enemy's prowess and strategy
drives him from the field he will re-
tire to a little distance and then throw
back to proclaim his spirit unbroken.
The rooster does no useful labor,
but he begans crowing about 4:00
a. m., and everybody with pep enougfi
to wake up and" begin strutting his
stuff at this hour in the morning de-
serves the respect of mankind.—Bal-
With nearly 522,000 visitors, more
people visited the British Natural
History Museum last year than any
year since 1920.
The saxophone was recently intro-
duced in the Chicago Civic Opera
The Midget New Testament, printed
in Scotland, measured three quarter*
of an inch by onehalf inch.
Money for Farmers
5 1-2 per cent money to take up Vendor's
Lien Notes, Buy Land, Make Improvements
and Pay Personal Debts for Farmers.
The Kishacoquillas Valley Railroad
in Pennsylvania, is nine miles long,
has three locomotives, runs three
trains daily and has a woman treasu-
rer. It has never had a deficit.
The United States Public Health
Service announces that pellagra can
be prevented or cured by means or
dried brewers' yeast. Its experiment-
ers believe that bakers' yeast will
work as well and it will be tested out.
The Mayo Clinic, of Rochester,
Minnesota, uses a simple diet, high
in fat content, for what is claimed to
be a successful treatment of epileptic
Because of the opposition of Mary-
land oystermen to all measures for
culture and conservation, that state
has fallen below Mississippi and South
Carolina in oyster packing, according
Oddly enough, there has been no
magazine in this country devoted en-
tirely to the interests of singers. Im-
pressed with the need for such a
publication, Alfred Human, for nine
years managing editor of Musical
America, is launching a new maga-
Federal Land Bank of Houston
Call Around and Let Me Tell You About It.
1 represent Milam, Williamson and Travis
G. D. Patterson
Office in City National Bank Bldg.
FOR HOME AND STABLE
The extraordinary Borozone
treatment for flesh wounds, cuts,
sores, galls, burns and scalds is
just as effective in the stable as in
the home. Horse flesh heals with
remarkable speed under its power-
ful influence. The treatment is
tho same for animals as for humans.
Pirst wash out infectious germs
with liquid Borozone, and the
Borozone Powder completes the
healing process. Price (liquid)
30c, GOc and $1.20. Powder 30c
and 00c. Sold by
AN EXHILARATING EFFECT
A bottle of Herbine on the shelf
nt home is like having a doctor in
the house all the time. It gives
instant relief when the digestion
gets out of order or the bowels
fail to act. One or two doses is
all that is necessary to start
things moving and restore that
fine feeling of exhilaration and
buoyancy of spirits which belongs
only to pcrfcct health. Price 00c.
MARRIED AT TAYLOR
About the nearest to Scotland that
the average Scotch whiskey gets is
the label on the bottle, according to
George A. Hamilton, federal prohibi-
tion administrator in Houston. Here
is the way Mr. Hammons says the
average Scotch whiskey is made.
Ordinary corn whiskey is purchased
by the wholesaler or distributor ana
mixed with water, oak extract, cara-
mel coloring, glycerine, and perhaps
a few other things such as red pep-
per. It is then put in bottles bearing
the Scotch label, which can be obtain-
ed from a number of shops in th"
country that specialize in false label
printing, and retailed at from $8 to
$10 a quart. Before it was bottled
it sold for perhaps $(5 per gallon.
Those who can not tell the difference
between the Texas made product and
real whiskey at the time they drinrc
it have no difficulty in telling the dif-
ference the next clay.—Lufkin News.
A snowdrift surveyor in Arizona
reports having seen a drove of 40
horses frozen to death but standing
erect in a snowdrift just as they had
huddled together before the storm.
Long before the Somme, a Yankee
watched a caterpillar. Result, the
"Caterpillar Tractor." Churchill claims
that five men helped to create the
tank, thus denying, in his suit against
the British Government, Captain Bent-
ley's claim to be the inventor.
A cubic centimeter of air on an
average smoky day in Chicago has
yielded as high as 7,180 dirt particles.
A. W. STORRS, President D. G. McFADIN, Vice Pres
D. C. YOUNG, Vice Pres. J. S. FOX, Vice Pres.
F. L. TEGGE, Cashier T. D. BARTOSH, Ass't. Cashier
GUS HOLMSTROM, Assistant Cashier
The First National Bank
Capital and Surplus Over 150,000
A. W. STORRS,
D. C. YOUNG,
D. G. McFADIN,
i. 8. FOX
No Account Too Small to Be Appreciated.
We Respectfully Solicit Your Business.
ARE YOU HELPING JOHN OR
ARE YOU MAKING FUN OF HIM?
Irish wolfhounds are the |tallest
dogs in the world.
MISTAKE IN SEASON
A lock of George Washington's hair
has been inherited by "The Mount
By . planting clover in its windows
in Washington and establishing the
midnet there, the Bureau of Entomo-
logy studied the habits of the insect
and discovered that by planting their
clover ten days earlier in the spring
the farmers would prevent the devel-
opment of the early midget.
Piles Cured in o to 14 Days
Druggists refund money If PAZO OINTMENT falls
to cure Itching, Blind, Bleeding or Protruding
Piles. Instantly relieves Itching Piles, and you
can get restful sleep after first application. 60c.
Taylor, Jan. 9.—Last Sunday after-
noon Arthur Lefler and Miss Edna
Wendland were married at St. Pauls
Lutheran Church, Rev. Theodore
Krienke performing the ceremony. The
bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles E. Wendall of the Wilson
Springs community. Mr. Lefler is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Dave Lefler. After
the honeymoon Mr. and Mrs. Lefler
will make Ineir home on the Lefler
farm near Thrall.
H. 0. HALAMICEK
Officc: Grander National Bank
N. L. TAYLOR
Office over First National Bank
WOOD & WOOD
Examination of Land Titles.
Deed Writing and Land Litigation »
Office over Farmers State Bank.
It was a typical Negro revival ser-
i vice, and the minister had just ap-
I pealed to the pent-up audience to "hit
} the sawdust trail".
One buxom young debutante rose
and cried, "Last night I was in the
am's of the debil, but tonight I is in
the am's of the Lawd!"
Voice from the rear: "Is you gwino
t' be occupied tomorrow night, sis-
Documentary evidence has been
found in Spain of the existence of
Dulcinea del Toboso, the lady love
of the immortal Don Quixote. 'He?
real name was Aldonza Lorenza.
Cervantes paid a doubtful complimen,
to the lady he loved, Dona Ana Mart'-
nez Zaro, in making her the heroine
of his book.
The Qnlolae That Does Not Ailect The Head
seof Its tonic and laxative effect. LAXA-
can be taken
nervousness or ringing
signature on box. 30c.
When in need of Pure
Milk or Cream
Give us the
Delivered fresh night or
The Granger Dairy
DR. C. C. FOSTER,
OFFICE CORNKR iTMJU rtTOfcli.
l>monks: Office. Hetid'-flce .No
Grove's Tasteless chill Tonic restore*
Energy and Vitality by Purifying and
Enriching the Blood. When you feel its
strengthening, invigorating effect, see how
it brings color to the cheeks and how
it improves the appetite, you wtU then
appreciate its true tonic value.
Grove's Tasteless chill Tonic is simply
Iron and Quinine mupended in syrup. So
pleasurit even children like it. The blood
needs QUININE to Purify it and IRON to
Enrich it Destroys Malarial germs and
Gnp germs by its Strengthening, Invigor
ating Meet 60c.
BACK HURT BAD
Lady Had Severe Pains in
Bade and Got Very Weak. 2
"I think very highly of Cardui
for I have had greatbenefit from its
use," says Mrs. Cora Nicholson, ol
Ware Shoals, S. C.
"1 was in bed quite a while. It
looked like my strength would not
come back, and 1 suffered with
severe pains in my back whenever
1 would try to get up. Sometimes
I would scream out, my back hurt
me so bad.
"My husband got me some
Cardui and I took two bottles.
Very shortly after I began to take
it I could notice I felt better. I be-
gan to get stronger. My appetite
was improving and I could see th&t
I was much better.
"After I had finished the second
bottle I was able to be up and do all
my own housework, so of course
1 think Cardui is fine. It is the
best tonic for women that I know
anything about, and I am glad to
recommend it. Not long a;;o I
told a lady friend of mine about ii
and it did her as much good as Ii
has done for me."
At all drug stores. c 32
There is said to be still extant the
"Ear of Dionysius" named for the
cruel king of Syracuse. He made It
in a rock in the form of a human
ear, all sounds directed to one tympa-
num adjoining the room occupied by
Dionysius. It was . 80 feet high and
2150 feet long. The artists that built
the cave were all put to death.
As soon as a Moorish boy is born
his head is shaved and usually it is
kept shaved until death.
In Tangier, Morocco, water ped-
dlers go from house to house selling
water that has been dipped up out of
the streams near the city.
Through arrangement with the
American Bookseller's Association, it
is now possible to telegraph a book
to a friend at a distance. The buyer
gives his order to a local bookshop
and the book is delivered from the
shop nearest the person who is to
We are going to assume that you
married John. And further, we are
stating that John is your job, dear
lady, and that you had considerable
to do in choosing him, because ther.
were others—you remember how
Henry or Charlie or Frank courted
you. And now that you have John,
do you make fun of him ?
You don't often hear a man be-
littling his work, the position he
holds, the business he is in. He j
doesn't make fun of it before his'
friends, suggest how little it amounts
to, after all. It is his business, the
chances are he went into it with his
eyes open, and any such line of talk
would naturally reflect badly on his
own ability and judgment.
But you do frequently hear a wo- j
man making fun of her husband be- j
] fore people, making light of his cap-:
' acity, his brains, perhaps his morals, j
And behind his back, to her friends,''
l you will find her indulging in the ;
j same pastime.
j Before friends you will hear her
say: "Poor John! I wonder he has j
done as well as he. has when he lets
everyone run over him the way he
does. No get up and go."
j But John is indisputably hers—.
her job, if you want to call it that.
If John is as bad as she pretends, '
and that was the best she could do, j
the least she can do is to keep still j
about it. j
But no, she goes on, silence not j
being her long suit.
"If you want plums you have to
shake the tree. Poor John, he could-
n't shake a stick, let alone a tree."
Of course, John might have been
a greater success had he married
some other woman—one who would
have proved a real help-mate. Per-
haps she hasn't thought of that.
John requires help. He is a clean,
moral man, but the idivorcc court
records arc full of cases where moral
men have gone wrong simply be-
cause they were "hitched up" to sucn
' wives as John's.—Ex.
Friday on the outskirts of Beaukiss
Van Slagle had quite a narow escape
when he almost put his hand on a
rattle snake while crawling under a
fence ;to jf»et some water flrom ja
spring for his car. The reptile was
coiled ready to spring and Mr. Slagle
said that the only reason it didn't
spring was because of the intense
cold. It is a very rare thing to fina
a snake at this time of the year aif
they stay in the ground till warm
weather, the |warm si|nshine muse
have inticed the reptile from its hole.
Finding a club near at hand he killed
the rattler and upon examination
found that it had six rattlers.—Tay-
LEGION OFFICERS NAMED
Georgetown, Texas, Jan. 9,—Abo
Harrison Post, American Legion, of
Georgetown, has elected the following
officers for the ensuing year: J. A.
Mclnnis, Post commander; Horace
Harrison, vice-commander; Ed Cooper,
adjutant; Lott Rogers, finance offi-
cer; Hobson Martin, historian; Dee
Ilausenfluck, sergeant-at-arms; Rev.
J. N. Rentfro, chaplain; C. A. Undelius
publicity officer; T. H. DoCSbn, pro
perty officer; Sam V. Stone and »Tom
Lundblad, members executive commit-
EnplnnH and Wales enjoy the dis-
tinction of having closed nearly r
third of their prisons since 1914.
Contrary to widely circulated re-
• oris that "The American Indian is
i yi*ig (ff at an alarming rate in th<*
i;reat Southwest," the Pueblos and
1Ii d;an popnlal'ois are holdlnt
1hcir own nnil 'n"'re,,sin'* nt a rate
nearly is high a* that shown hv «">»?-
figures for the wll'te popula-
Hlirail, Jan. 9.—Miss Adell Stauffer,
daughter of Mrs. Charles Stauffer, liv-
ing five miles south of Thrall, and
Albert Freels of the same community,
, were married in the Noack Lutheran
Church by Rev. Mr. Mearchan at !$ p.
m. Wednesday. After the ceremony
bride and groom, with their atten-
dants and many relatives and friends,
repaired to the home of the bride»
mother where dinner was served to
obout 75 people. Mr. and Mrs. Freels
will live on the farm recently pur.
chased from Herman Langc adjoining
the farm of the bride's mother.
Mississippiaa Was Weak,
Couldn't Eat Enongh.
"1 had a bad case of stomach
trouble," says Mr. N. A. Smith,
of Shaw, Miss. "I couldn't eat
enough and was very weak. Every,
thing I ate hurt me, formed gas, and
I spit up my food.
"I would feel stupid or staggery.
I didn't feel like doing any wont.
I knew what Black-Draught had
done.. . and I began taking small
doses. I certainly got relief. It
did me lots of good,
"When I go to town, I look first
lo see how near out of Black-
Draught we are, and then get more.
We keep our home remedies and
the main one is Black-Draught."
In hundreds of thousands of
homes, housekeepers keep Black-
Draught as a remedy to relieve in-
Containing no harimul or other
mineral drugs, Black-Draught is
absolutely safe to take fcrall mem-
bers of the family.
Yen should keep Black-Draught
always on hand, for use when
Sold everywhere: 25c. c-w«
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