Temple Daily Telegram (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 7, No. 311, Ed. 1 Sunday, September 27, 1914 Page: 4 of 12
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TtMPLE DAILY IfcLEGKAM'
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CHICAGO—O. J. Anderton Bpar.laJ *a*n«».
NEW TOHK — lUlpli It Mulllian. M Par*
Tempi" Hall* Tetesrani » • m*0»ba» <tt
Awdlt Bureau of Ctrrolator*
TRe Mexican situation is revolting.
Did bloodhounds follow the trail of
A criminal, within the knowledge of
The soldiers of the European Armies
will need more clothes. We suggest
the use ot cotton.
Panning thought: If the govern-
ment will assign its emergency cur-
rency to the newspapers it will be
put in circulation.
We would like to attend the Brown-
wood Free Fall Fair and take a ride
on the Airship with Uiw Kathertne
Btlnson, but, Alas, the ticket sella for
twenty-five dollars per passenger.
Snow is falling upon the serrUn)
ranks of the embattled armies. The
snow .the snow, the beautiful snow,
filling the sky and the^arth below—
hiding the scars made by the wars.
Since Andrew Carnegie has ex-
plained that the German Emperor is
not responsible for the beginning of
war In Europe the public should be
willing to accept that opinion. How-
ever the German war party must bear
Its share of the blame.
make war Impossible. It Is not sur-
prising to see them recognize the idea
thai the universal brotherhood of all
men should form a solid basis for true
neutrality. And their actions In tilts
movement will not go unrewarded. It
may ultimately have a more far
reaching affect than Is now expected.
Notwithstanding the fact that the
world is now Involved in the mosi
sanguinary war that history has ever
known, there I* no denying the fact
that daring the last decade there has
t>««» A decided treud toward the td»a
of peace and universal disarmament.
Evidence of this is seen In the sign-
ing of a number of peace treaties be-
tween the United States and many
foreign countries recently, and the
movement suggested a year or so ago
to limit the number of battleships to
be built by tne various leading powers
»a*h year and otherwise work to re-
duce the ridiculously foolish extrava-
gance of maintaining modern war ma-
chinery. It Is now being predicted,
r,y tome of the countries at war as
well us those countries at peace, that
ihe dream of the advocates of uni-
versal peace, and disarmament will be
partially If not wholly recognized
when the Eurcpean difficulties are
adjust* d. There will be an almost
imivei>al prayer for peace and if the
women of the country maintain their
a'tltude in the peace program, their
efforts will vtry probably be rewarded
toy an extension of woman suffrage.
One does not have to be an en-
thusiastic advocate of equal suffrage
to appreciate 'be influence which the
war will lively l.r.ve on this cause It
♦s a matter of cold facts. When the
present contest ends and the profits
of the war are summed up, the sanity
of the peace movement will be recog-
nlxed; and It. will be difficult to grant
. this recognition without rewarding
those who have demonstrably been
for peace all the while. And what will
thl# reward be? Wherein will the
women, who will have done much to
foster the sane policy ultimately
adopted by the nation*, receive a re-
ward for their endeavors? Even the
staunchest opponent of woman suf-
frage must admit that same regard
will be given to the prayers of those
who have agreed to "rrrgc men every-
where to giv^ the mothers of the rac«
a. voice In public affairs, in order to
hasten the day when wars shall be no
A Paris correspondent claims to
have proof that the Kafser intended
to have France subdued by this time
And to be at Petrograd by the end
of September or the middle o! Oc-
tober. The stubborn resistance of the
Allies has delayed him.
Instead of a moratorium that must
be conducted under the surveillance
of the government, the average per-
son may substitute a lessatorium
under his own administration, the
same being the policy of spending less
than he earns. That will help in the
Mr. Marconi's wireless station was
closed at one o'clock by order of the
United States government. Some cor-
porations seem to hold the govern-
ment in contempt, thereby forcing a
showdown. It is welt enough that
the government shall permit them to
"feel the velvet sheath that they may
gvress the steel beneath."
Some months ago we called atten-
tion to the fact that both Granger and
Rogers had expressed a need for a
sewer system. We were wondering
which of them would first realize their
ambition on that important subject.
We can now report that Granger has
let the contract for the Installation
for the system. Must be a good
WAR AM) WOMAN M H ilAl.K.
To those who believe that the wel-
fare of all nations can best bo safe-
guarded by adopting a universal
peace policy, it must be o'-cu)i:trly
gratifying to note the part which the
women are taking in advocating a
peace program. A few days ago the
Boston E<u-al Suffrage association for
Good Government, at a meeting rI
Wilbur theatre, resolved to "call upon
Women everywhere to urge the ^insti-
tution of peace and arbitral Vw for
war: and urge men everywhere to
give the mothers of the race a vol
Those »ho have been nourishing a
feeling of depression as to the finan-
cial stability of the country can find
a eaooe for optimism by following
closely tbe actions of Secretary Mc-
Adoo 'n his campaign to throw 'he
searchlight of publicity on those In-
stitutions which are hoarding money
to the detriment of public welfare. In
a telegram to the superintendents of
banking in each state, printed In the
Telegram Friday, the secretary said
"There is at this time more cur-
rency in the country than at any
time hi Its previous history. There
haying been Issued through the treas.
ury department since August 1th more,
than three hundred million dollars of
additional bank currency, whieh, to-
gether with the relaxation of busi-
ness, should create an abundance of
Tills announcement will doubtless
be very gratifying to those who have
corns to harbor the false opinion that
the European war has completely cut
us off from our supply of cash, and
that money everywhere would be
tight until the warring countries had
regained their normal conditions. In
this connection it is pleasing to note
the courage with which the adminis-
tration Is pointing the accusing finger
at those institutions which are re-
fusing to loan their surplus cash on
legitimate security. This does not mean,
of course, that the banks alone are
able to handle the whole cotton situa-
tion; but it does mean that the coun-
try is much better off than many
people over the state have been led
to believe. The people over the
South are perhaps feeling the effects
of the European war more than the
people 'n any other section of the
country; for the Soutli's principal
crop is cotton, and the bulk of that
crop Is annually, under normal con-
ditions, exported to those countries
now involved In war. flut the buy-a-
bale movement and the warehouse
plan have already done much to re-
lieve the situation, and if the pro-
ducers over the country can be made
to appreciate the fact that the finan-
cial conditions of tbe country are
good, much will have been done to-
ward revealing the fact that there is
no need to cry "hard times."
The country will come through the
present situation ull right. The, pco-
THE TEXAS PRESS
By Andrew UoR«*tB
Tempi* Tele*rnm h» *4vt»4n« tH«
l'arnirtr* to twll cotton *t the pvosont marfett
prlct-K, Hi*s#rti!ig (hat It la brliitflnff a falF
price, all Uttnjr* coimMer^; and thai ll*»y
fthouirt ret the l*i>efMI of tWo advanced prtce
bef<y« th« elamp come*. Well, if they mII
now, it is certain that tHe slump will come
and in timn lo catch the )»»Fk ot the year's
In considering the cotton market a
man need* to know something about
it. The recent advance in the cotton
market was caused by the fact that
the cotton had been contracted for
and the buyers were compelled to buy
to meet their special contracts. The
buy-a-bale movement served to stiffen
tlu» market to such an extent that the
buyers were compelled to pay a fair
price, dor in# which time the Tele-
gram advised the cotton growers to
sell. Thooe who took the Telegram's
adv;ce have profited. The price has
gone down agaia just jlk it would have
done if the buyers had filled their
contracts at a lower price.
The legislature costs the tax payertf
a infante. Intelligent dfscwariem of pending
measures tfl helpful and no ono wishes to
stifle frea speech, hat there is a lot of
speech making indulged fn that serves no
real purpose except to k*ep the speech mak-
ers In the spot-llghf—at a enst of $3.6# a
minute to the tax puyar*. Ko tar its 1 am
concerned, 1 think the legislature ought to
stiike out the snarling clawse of this Hank
of Texas Hit as soon as possible, ling down
the curtain and come home.—J, M. Kenedy
In Marlin Democrat.
There h* a man who has. recently
been elected to the- legislature and he
has not become hardened to the pro-
cess of taking the peopled* money at
the rate of three dollars per minute.
He represents the common opinion of
The View lost a subscriber this week, a
fact wo regret to nota. In nearly three
yearn we knee lout flvo subscribers* and we
add a few new ones each week. We feel
that it Is their loss and net ours. The V»cw
will endeavor to do justtca .by Its readers
each week, &fcd when these- folks d!o we
will be as charitable as poselblo In dealing
with them.—Jarrell View.
There to a man in Texas who has
been running a newspaper for a long
time and he has got along very well
without asking any man to subscribe
for his paper.
The OaWeaton News lilts the nail squarely
on the head when it ohserres that Governor
Colquitt's proposed Bank of Texas would
offer ao advantages of consequence sot al-
ready provided by tha federal reserve banks,
and it would at tbe same time subject the
state school funds to the sometimes un-
serupulou# manipulations of designing poli-
ticians.—Corpus Chrlstl Democrat.
The argument is against the estab-
lishment of the proposed bank but
there are many who will support it
regardless of reason or argument.
And some of those are now employed
by the state.
J. C. Perry, a farmer residing at Pendle-
ton, Be 11 county, has toougnt one bale of
10c cotton from each of his s*ven tenant
farmers. Mr. Perry also agrees to assist
them in holding off the market as many
bales as they may care to. A few more of
tbe Berry brand of merchant-planters would
boost the price of cotton to where ft right-
fully belongs ami bring untold prosperity to
the cotton states.—Dartiett Tribune.
They are coming to the front every
day. The buy-a-bale movement is
spreading throughout the nation !n
u way to make the cotton grower take
heart. Those who are ablfc will help
the cotton man hold the crop for fair
Tom Adams escaped serious Injury, If not
death, Monday morning by haviug the pres-
ence of mind to grab hold of a poat and
holding on with all the strength he possess-
ed. when his trouser leg became entangled
In tbe line shaft at hh» gin. His lower
limbs were considerably hrulsed and one
knee wrenched.—Kllleen Herald.
Reminds us of the time when that
Jennings boy got eaugt on a line
shaft at the oil mill. In less than no
'ime he found himself sitting on the
other side of the shaft dressed in the
style of September Morn except that
he had on one sock.
| BITS OIMBYPLAY |
* By Luka MULHi Enuuim ♦
Oh, life worcld be a merry jaunt.
And ono long round of glee;
Were we an honest a« we want
All other men to be.
I'uvv Knows Kvcrythtng.
Willie—Paw, what aro the uncer-
tainties of life?
Paw—The sure things, my son.
You Know Hlin.
I think he Is an ornery pup,
I'll tell you why I scold him.
He llke« to hold a good man up,
But he will not uphold him.
"I don't nee mneh of you since you
bought your own rniuir," said th i gab-
by barber. "Don't you miss the bar-
"Not a bit," replied the ex-curto-
mer. "I always eat some garlic be-
fore I start to shave and I talk to my-
self all tbe time X am shaving."
lUatfy for a Gctuway.
"I keep an old rat for a pet,"
The convict paused to smile;
"J always know where I can get
A dandy rat-tall Me."
"Tbe men talk Just as much aa the
women," snapped Mrs. Gabb.
"I'll admit it." replied Mr. Gabb.
"But the men say more."
They s«y the rain's a-coinin', an* the
clouds will come to stay.
But I just keep on a-hummin' while
the rest are makin' hay;
Don't be sore and crabby, neighbor.
get the habit right away
And save tip a li'tle sunshine for the
com in' rainy day.
Iu Prnhib'tion Maine.
(Lewlston (Maine) Journal-)
Bangor has a new anto patrol taxi
for drunks. Since going into use the
register shows an average of about
100 a week, or 901 in six weeks and
Name« Is Ttane*.
I. M. Busted lives at Madison,
TIiIiwm To Worry About.
Prof. Karnls, of Jollet, III, Is mak-
ing experiments to test the speed of
Give Them Notice.
(Mobile (Ala.) Item.)
Boys and girls born in September
are requested to send their full name,
address and birthdate lo "Children's
E'litor." Mobile Item, at least two
days before their birth'
Quit It, KliiMly!
Ilhody MePhee, of the Springfield
Union, took the editorial writer of tho
Springfield Republican out sightsee-
ing last Saturday, and as a. result the
Republican only carried twelve col-
umns of editorial last Sunday.
Don't let it happen again.
Oh, Well, Cheer l)|»!
In 1869 the Reds never lost a game
—and in 1870 Germany trimmed
France. Here were two Cincinnati
clean-ups in succession, and there
has been a forty-four-year interval oi
pain and woe ever since.
Our Dally Special.
If You Can't Pitch A No-Hit Game,
Keep The Hits Scattered.
If Governor Oscar Colquitt Intends to de-
feat Joe Halley tor the Uufteci States Keirate
he liad better look to bin fence*. Joe iiaa
jtttt bmiKht four Ijalea of diirtreiwed cotton
at 1# cents a pound from Cook comity farm-
er*. Oscar should troy at least fWe hale*
to shift the monopoly of campaign sunshine
la his direction.—Browawood News.
There aro some members of the
legislature who eoultl take some of
their money and p«*t it into cotton at
ten cents per ponnd in order to boost
tho market and benefit their friends
Kerosene Is now TO ted the best anake-
hlt» remedy. It has effected a somber of
cures lu iH-ohtWtlon districts wh.ru the oW-
tlme snake-bits medicine could not be had.
We publish this not as an advertisement,
but for the benefit of sufferers who are a»s-
ious to save the little wUlek.y they have
on hand. John O. Rockefeller produces
cos! oil, the distillers malts whiskey. We
play no favorites. Take your chslc. when
the snake comes around.—Hosey Grove Sig-
Kerosene is a sovereign remedy for
all forms of injuries, bites, bruises and
cuts. Keep the Injured part soaking
wet and nature will do the rest.
I,. 1?. llllJinan, living north of town, called
at tho Advance office Wednesday morning.
Mr. Hlllman said In the center of his field
was a targe cedar tree, and that before
the rain Tuesday afternoon all the worms
lit tils cotton patch must have centered on
that one tree, as In a little \yhiie ft was
literally covered by the pests, and as
■tilt the weight was so great that every
public affairs, In order to hasten tl"
day when -wars shall be ho more.''
It is only liaUiral that women,
everywhere, should be Cor peace. A
true .observation Is that t*ll wars are
waged against the women and child-
ren of the countries Involved; for
111 ere is pain and suffering harder to
tie endured than that which m. n ex-
perience upon the field of battle, and
women fall as victims to this unhappy
circumstance. Mothers regret to see
their son# go to war and suffer the
hardships which Invariably obtain In
■uch conflict#; but they regret much
more to see th'in not go when duty
calls. When a system of militarism
Is looked to for the preservation of a
government, it becomes the duty of
the. nble-bodted men to fight when
•word* aro crossed. No persons ap-
preciate this fact mor« than the
women of • country at war, and as
they suffer more than the men of
their country wImb war- Is being
waged, it la not surprising to see
them take a prominent part, if not
actually lead In the movement to,
Umb wa# broften off. Mr. HHhnnn aim*
In j pie ;ir«? beginning to adjust themiwlves ! stated that bis children wnuteri him to pull
* u .1 ibpau..m ao* m t 1, rt l.tw t'.in u 14 u.iltl iji
to tho economic forces working til
their advantage. The movement to
use cotton goods wherever It Is pos-
sible and convenient will do much to
solve the distribution problem of that
product. The acreage reduction of
that product, which will doubtless Ijo
appreciated next year, will aid in ad-
justing the supply of cotton to Ru-
ropean demands, and it will also pro-
vide a surplus of food products for
which there will bo a ready market
In Knrope long before those products
can be exported.
Thus day by day it is seen that the
United States is not going to be as
hard pressed by the European war as
was at first believed by many people.
Tho Country Is rich in those resources
absolutely necessary for existence, and
the statement of Secretary McAdoo
s* to the excellent conditions of the
finances of the country will give an
impulse to business operations. When
one c«witers down oi> (he trouble, ono
finds t\at the chief financial distress
at present Is with the street corner
strategist and goods box orators.
the w**un out of the tfeM for fear It would
1>«» destroyed. He *ny» the worm® Ivavo «le-
utroyted alt hi* late cotton, and the only
remedy for him left l« to pull off the grown
That is the way with tho army
worm—he la not satisfied with his
legitimate business of reducing the
production of cotton but wants to tear
down cedar trees and break down
A duel tie!ween a huge rat and an equally
huge foadfiog took place In t>. downtown
alley lute Tuesday aftenwos, And was wit-
nessed by a torgs and Interested crowd.
No «n« who saw the fight had ever seen
or hean) of anything llkn it. The rat, earn-
ing ant of its den, caugnt sight of the fro*
and busbies* picked up. The rat was evi-
dently hungry else It could not havs mus-
tered enough courage to sttaek so large
a frog. Tlie combatants mixed tilings I'res-
ly for several minutes. Oettttig a grip on
the rat, his frogsblp tore the flesh from
Its avcrsary's Jaws and w«s about to "put
the fbtlu's to the gopher when It suddenly
became anxious for a change of scenery.
Retreating hi tho direction of Mnkden, tbe
frog was trailed by the rat until one of thn
Interested crowd of spectators got a rlfi»
and shot the vicious and hungry gopher,
Kvcn at that tho rat made his getaway.
Thl« It vouched for by several who wit lesseit
the ti mini it I combat.— nrclihain lluimflr-
Who would have thought that A
frog could flrlilT
Tatke Mel/uke Says
What has become of the old-fash-
ioned home In which everything was
cooked and served the way Father
Things are coming around to a
point where a suffragette can have
you arrested if you say she is effem-
When It comes to tough looking
things, an autoomblle that has been
used for five years, and a corset that
has been worn for five months are
tied for the first prize.
This Is h queer world. V"e are all
willing to lend money to * millionaire
who doesn't want it, but we won't lend
any to a poor man who needs it.
The French and the Germans an<*
the Kelgiaris may imagine that they
are up against a terrible proposition.
Bnt they should pity the poor Ameri-
cans who have to listen to the din at
every comer where big-mouther war-
riors are deciding the European strug-
gle with hot-air shells.
Trying to conceal th« fact that they
are poor is what keeps most men poor.
Why Is It that the more common
sense a woman has the homelier she
Some of the refqjmers seem to im-
agine that Ihe only good men besides
themsehes are the dead men.
If you try long enongh you call
fraln you Conscience to speak only
when it is spoken to.
Once in a while a pretty man man-
ages to earn a living in spite of han-
One reason why old Mr. Oppor-
tunity raps on your door as often as
old Mr. Trouble is because sparrows
are thicker than canaries.
After glancing over some of the
magazines a man wonders what the
hurry was to get them out a month
ahead of time.
Great Grandpa called them gaselles.
Graijdpft called them doves. Father
called them ducks. But Son calls
A lot of men wonder why girls close
their eyes when they are being kissed.
But If the men would look into the
mirrow they would see the reason.
A smnll boy always wonders why a
druggist is so liberal when he sells
Castor Oil and so stingy when he sells
With the new Altogether shaped
basques In style, a man hasn't much
trouble telling how much of a girl 19
dry goods and how much is girl.
Once in a while you will ruri across
a bachelor who Imagines that he has
as many troubles as a married man.
A man Is so selfish that he will stay
out and fill up on bad boose, #0-
horse-power llmburger and 40-horse-
power anions and then come home
and want a divorce because his wife
happened to eat something that had
garlic in it.
Oharle* W. Ingram
Q. Will you tell me somthluir about sub-
A. There are two distinct types of th« sub-
marine Tessa)—the submarine proper, and
the submerclhla. Tbe submarine proper
etnke through the eahnustlou of all Its
buoyancy, while the suhmernlble* are forced
under. In the latter cluns, the surface buoy-
ancy I* reduced almost to the vanishing
point by means of water, which Is admitted
!i»to tanks, and they are then steered down-
ward. The motor power In submarles Is
electricity, stored »n accumulators. The
submerstblo has two distinct motors—a gas-
oline or team engine for driving the speHel
on the surface. *ik! an electrical motor for
diving. The endurance of tho men under
water In both types Is solely limited hy
the fresh air supply. With the Hb»g)t«h
ships the endurance Is put at three hours,
attbejigi the compremwd air supply is cap-
able of asurtng a much longer endurance.
The great difficulty of submarine aavlga-
tkrn lies In discharging torpedoes as to
making an ebject a fair certainty. Vision
Is generally obtained by means of a tnbe.
which extends a IttOe above the surface ef
the water and Is so flttel with mirrors as to
raflect the position of the objects within
the horlsen of tho tube. The torpedoes are
fired by aiming tho boat, as their direction
In determined solely by the position of the
boat. Tho torpedoes are fired by com-
pro used air, hut they are u I ho fitted with
small motors which assure sufficient power
to drive them to objects within the range
ef the suhmnrlne boats—which is several
hundred yards. The explosion of tbe tor-
pedoes Is caused by tho blow when they
come In contact with the object attacked.
Q. Does light travel faster than elec-
A. Ielght moves 192.000 miles per sec-
ond; electricity moves 288,000 miles per see-
Buck: It is largely owing to the view
which would obtain were the former method
which you mention resorted to.
Afflicted: When you see double, von
will find relief if you will count your
Q. le It a fact that «ome of the banes
over the country are loaning out tho money
deposited In their vaults by their custo-
A. It Is. sure as fate. Perhaps there
ought to be something done to stop this,
but If that were accompllphed, most ef the
banks would have to go out of business.
"Von have no cause for indignation, how-
ever, as lu loankug out depositors' money,
the hanks violate tto economic or state laws.
Q. In the Question Bo* department tho
other day you had the word "picnicker."
Why didn't you spell it "plcknicker" or "pie-
A. Hor the reason that either of these
ways would have been wrong.
Q. Did you ever sue the cfforescent lovill-
nvss ef the fadeless flowers lift their rnowy
petals In the moon's silvery Mght?—Senti-
A. Not siuce we quit drinking,
Q. Do you believe It le right for women
A. This le not a question of right and
wrong—It Is a question of state laws and
rnstom. In states where womtn are given
the right of franchise, it is not only right
th»t they should, hut It Is their duty to
Q. I notice some holes In margin of my
Telegram every morning. Can you print
a paper without making these boles, or do
some of the hoys in the mailiug room vouch
them there just for fun?—Curious.
A. The holes you speak of are made while
the paper is being folded on tho press. The
boys In tlie mailing room have no time to
fool Around during working hours.
Q. Why Is It that almost all of our plays
are about people who are not married, but
ought to be; or about people who are mar-
ried hut ought not to be.—Theatre goer.
A. Either because wo like those things or
haven't the moral courage to (suppress them.
Take your choice.
Q. Upon what does the health of a small
A. Chiefly upon these factors, says Dr.
Carrick: '"Dwellings, the water supply, the
removal of refuse and drainage, education
and inheritance, occupation and recreation,
care of sick and competent health officers
to enforce laws."
Q. If you called on a girl tho first time
and she said you could kiss her good-bye
if yon wanted to, and asked you to come
back again, what would you do?—Timid.
A, We'd go bask.
Q. Is It bad form for a girl to "pad?"—j
A. That depends how she stacks them on
Ethel; Your question Is beyond us. We
have uever had any experience along that
Farmer! See your county demonstration
agent. He will be glad to supply you with
the Information you want.
Pearl, St. I^ouis, Missouri: Y^s; there are
lots of cowboys in Texas. Come down next
At a reunion of the Adams family
the chicken croquettea gave out, so
the maids eureMHy neglected the
younger children. After vainly try-
ing to attract the attention of his
mother, one of the little boys at the
lower end of the tablo called ant in a
"What is it, Albert?" she replied.
"Do you think," went on the child,
"I should have liked tbe croquettes If
I had had one?"—Upplncott's.
Not Much Left.
"I see bathing milts advertised 76
per cent off."
"I heard they were to be daring this
, The Exall I'lan.
The Temple Chamber of Commerce
is iinrl»B the farmer of Bell county
to aet aside the Iturt week of this
month an seed velectlng week. Thla
Is one of the moat sensible mov
that could possibly be made. The
late Col. Henry Bzali In hundreds of
speeches and In unnumbered written
articles urged the farmers of Texas
to use the proper eare In the selec
lion of seeds for planting. Hundreds
of thousands of dollars are lust an-
nually through powr and Improper se-
lection of seeds. Corn yield la cut
down sometimes as much as one-
third just because the need la not
good. An Imperfect grain of eern
will not make • good stalk and the
stalk will not produce a good, big
ear. And even a good grain of eorn
from a poor ear will not give tbe re-
sults that a good grain from a perfect
ear would (five. Save your best cotton
seetl, too. This seed selection will. If
properly attended to, bring great re-
ward*, and the effort necetiaary will
be very small.—Cleburne lluvlew.
Tlx* RlgtM Man.
The writer met Davis K. Doyle wan-
dering around the west In the inter-
eat of the Temple Telegram. He Is
visiting the various towns on the
Santa Fe west of Temple and his
dally pen pictures are doing much to
weld a filing of congeniality between
the westernerns and the Telegram.
We heard much favorable comment
on his articles, and the towns are
pieaced with his mission. Great Is
the Telegram, and they have the
proper man "on the wing."—Jarreh
High at F1oi«mw.
The Temple Telegram ltan much
to say about the price paid for cotton
in Temple on last Friday. Temple
paid from 8:25 to 8:50 so says the
Daily and this had every market in
Texas or elsewhere beat from 25 to
50 potats. Florence paid from 8.35 te
S.50 all day Friday, and we venture
to say that if the Telegram would
phone over before going to press they
would make at least one exception
when they make such broad state-
ments regarding their cotton market.
We have the Temple Telegram to
back us, when w« say that Florence
has the best cotton market In Texas.
Bring your cotton to Florence and
receive the benefit of good prices.—
nigh at Trenton.
Temple made Kood the Telegram's
promise yesterday <Friday, Sept. 18)
to pay the top notch for cotton, the
prices here ranging up to 8.55, being
from an eighth to a half-cent per
pound higher than any other market
In Texas, or elsewhere.—Temple Tele-
On that same day the buyers of the
little city of Trenton, Fannin Coiunty,
Texas, paid 8.75 for cotton. Please
correct your mistake, Mr. Telegram
Man, about your city paying more for
cotton than any place In Texas.—
A Temple bank advertises "Why not
place the money in the bank to pay
the note to become due soon." Now
if this bank will just tell us where to
»?et the money, we'll go all the way
to Temple to place It in said bank.—
(Corpus Christ! Caller.)
Now that Secretary Mc-
Adoo has made himself
plain concerning the gov-
ernment's attitude toward
the national banks, an ad-
vertisement in the Tem-
ple Telegram is ot Inter-
"The federal money
that we are getting to aid
in moving the crops is
used for that purpose.
Please understand, Mr.
McAdoo is not after us in
his threat to withdraw
government aid, should
the money be used for
other than the purposes
The First National
Bank of Temple takes a
step that will help to in-
spire confidence in its vi-
cinity. The money avail-
able to the banks must be
made available to the
farmers. The govern-
ment is only interested in
its intelligent placing.
See ad of First Nation-
al Bank on Page 9.
If the government makes the war
tax too high on gasoline, wine and
beer some people will be Inclined to
cut out the use of gasoline entirely.—
Oh, no, they won't, Rome people
will always use gasoline, while others
will always use something else.—
WITH THE NEAR ;
Out at Eden, Texas (not the original.
"Garden," but with tbe reputation ot
being something of a garden spot nev-
ertheless) there Urea a poet or a
near poet, at least. Anyway be la
near enough a poet to be broke, m
universal characteristic of poets, and
he therefore covets the "purat" offered
by somebody (not the Telegram) fop
a "Texas Poem." And he proceeds to
go after that prize strong In the fol«
lowing Jlngly lines:
Ten dollars for a Texas poem.
The Temple Telegram will pay;
Just who will get lo blow 'em,
We're not prepared to say.
If they'd make It fifty dollars.
We would try our very best, 4
And mix up with the scholar*— "
l-.uke McLuke with the rest.
If they'd make It ftrty dollars
And guarantee the sate.
We woald write of war's follies—
Then we could "buy-a-bale."
Texas has many poets
Who can writ® some pretty verse.
And the Telegram will know It,
For they all will want that purse.
Among so many poets.
We'll quite a showing make.
But our bens says for us to wrlite It,
For we will need that stake.
J. A. WII.LHELM.
Eden. Texas. Sept. 21.
SHE LOVED MB—SHE LOVED
(By J. Clarence Kdwardx.)
I wooed a maid with ardent zeal,
Her air was love-Instilling,
And O the thrillH my fond heart feltl
Yes thrills, divine, soul-filliug!
She praised my rhyme, declared in#
She strung me almost daffy;
She hinted love 'till I, poor wight,
Believed her line of taffy.
I grew to love her with a vim
That knew no bounds nor equal;
Tho moon shone bright and all tha
But wait and hear the se«iuel;
Ono night I took her to a ball.
Not dreaming of the folly;
I had her four times on my card.
And what you think, by golly?
The First we sat—I didn't dance—i
The Next she cut to dance, sir;
The Third I only caught a glance
That pained me like, a cancer!
The Fourth T did not see the mald-4
Now where could she be hiding?
I took my hat and, halfway home,
I met her, auto-rldlug!
High at Georgetown.
The Temple Telegram says thai
Temple pays the highest price for
cotton of any town In Central Texas.
Temple 1b also a noted badger market
and a man could sell a few gold bricks
up there. We know who would buy
A SAI) WEEK.
The year had gloomily begun,
For Willie Weeks, a poor man's
He was beset with bill and dun.
And he had very little
"This cash," said he, "won't pay my
I've nothing here but ones and
A bright thought struck him and ha
The rich Miss Goldbricks I will
But when he paid his court to her,
She lisped, but firmly *aid, "No,
'Alas!" said he: "Then 1 must die!
I'm done! I'll drown—I'll burn—I'll
They found his gloves and coat «nd
The coroner upon them
The Temple Telegram says that if
King George V. were an ordinary
citisen his name would be George
Wettin. If George were to take the
field like some of his poor subjects
have done his name might soon be
THE SOFT MAN
By Laura Kirkman.
There's one In every community. It
is to him the neighbors fly when they
lack rake—hose—lawnniowr. He's
always ready to lend. Ho it is who
heads every subscription list.; he
doesn't know how to refuse. Nor does
this inability to refuse money and
property encompass his softness; he
can't refuse oven friendship. The
rhlning, the uninteresting, the ques-
tionable, flock to him for companion-
ship. Slowly, ho is becoming known
as a crony of the shlftness. His
stronger-minded neighbor steers Clear
of him. And no wonder. He's looking
too much like a door mat.
Down in the Oarriao Springs coun-
try a farmer sowed a plot of ground
in onions, harvesting at the late of
J00 crates to the acre. The crop sold
at $1.40 per crate. Then the ground
waa put In sweet potatoes the crop
selling at the rate of $200 per acre.
The land now goes back into onions,
making three crops within the year.
But the farmer who turned that crop-
producing trick was not too busy to
drop in on the Fort Worth market this
week with a car load of hogs. Cotton
acreage isn't puzzling that sort of citi-
■en—tho hustler who keeps Texan
prospering all the time.—Fort Worth
By Walt Mason.
Do they think of me at hor e, do
they ever think ot me, as through
weary years I roam, sadly over land
and sea? Do they speak of how I
spread soap upon the kitchen stair, so
that father pushed his head through
the cane seat of a chair? Do they
ever recollect what he said when he
came down, all his Sunday garments
wrecked, and a lump upon his crown?
Often when the suu sinks low, crim-
soning the sea's white foam, I would
give the world to know If they think
of me at home. Do they speak of
how I tied giant craekcrn to the cat,
so we only found tho hide, and not
very much of that? Do they think of
how I placed nettles In Aunt Sarah's
bed, or of how that spinster chased,
saying she would break my head? Oft
I find tho sledding poor, journeying
from Cork to Home. If I only could
be sure that they thjnk of me at home!
Do they apeak of how I sawed through
the legs of granny's chair, so sho fell
about a rod with he.' tribys In the air?
Do they evermore recall how I broke
the window pane with my little bat
and ball, when the hush of evening
reigns? Though I'm old and tired
and blue, with white hairs upon my
dome, I'd bo cheerful if I know that
they think of me at home.
War HIM Baby Carriages. '
Curtailment of suppliea of raed and^Bfca
rattan caused by the European war^^r
will bring about an Increase In the
cost of baby carriages, according to
the manufacturers who met here to
organise the Heed Baby Carriage Man-
ufacturers' association. Tbe supply
on hand is only sufficient to last a few
months, It waa said.—Atlantlo City i
Oor. New Tork Sun.
- ' « ' -I
Up to Agricultural Department. j
A. Hay or Root Is Needed *t Helm j
to Help Mankind, Cries Butler, sayrfi
a headline. Hurrah for tbe farm!—«J
St. Louis Qlobe-r
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