The Temple Daily Telegram (Temple, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 186, Ed. 1 Saturday, June 22, 1912 Page: 4 of 8
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♦ SOME YET ♦
• (By Daily Teleararo Staff Poet) •
When these convention
I>ays are o'er
And thing* are quiet
Here once more,
When the shouting anil
Let's don't forget to
Swat the flies.
If from the mix-up
If we get out of
Then, once again, lest
There're some flies to be
The gift of Sterling Silver is always most dear to the heart
of a bride, and forever remains among her most cherished pos-
We have a nice line to clioosc from. Please call anil let us
show you what we,have.
J. C. DALLAS & CO.
"Ho Who Spondm All Ho Makoa, Con not
Long Hopo to Moko All Ho Bpondo"
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"Guaranty Fund Bonk"
ALEXANDER MOORE, HUSBAND OF
LILLIAN RUSSELL, WORKS HARD
BOOMING COLONEL ROOSEVELT
The Triangular Bar
By CHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
|34,060,000 is the sum of the combined deposits in the
K ftve national banks of Houston. With that much money
' placed where it can be circulated in aid of enterprises, iu
wonder they can start industrial undertakings in that
A weather man named Landis, and belonging to the
I* .p. s. bureau, has declared to a Fort Worth audience that
the attempts to make it rain by causing explosions or by
Chemical bombardment of the skies, is ridiculous. Mr
Landis ought to choose a time when the ground is not
muddy, to ridicule the rain makers.
Governor Hadley of Missouri is looming up as a dark
horse compromise candidate at Chfcago. Just supposing
ha should receive the nomination and that the democrats
Should nominate Clark, from the same state, wouldn't
there be a warm fight In that old commonwealth which
la half and half, sometimes democratic and more lately
If the Booseveltlans «iuld secure official designation
Of a departure from the convention as a "split." they
would undoubtedly hike. But the Taftites insist on call-
ing such threatened action a "bolt." Before the collar
partisans, there is a big difference in a man s party
Standing, as to whether he "bolted" a regular conven-
tion, or whether he was simply a part of a convention
Governor Cruce of Oklahoma Is advocating the abol-
ishment of fifty per cent of the offices now supported.
Ha would entirely abolish some and concentrate the duties
of other*. The proposition looks good. There is no
good reason for paying a $75 a month man $200 to $300
Pr** a month. Just because he carries a title. The same man
who gets the big salary will hire the work done at from
)&• to $75 a month, anyway.
A little variety was given the first page of the Dallas
News of yesterday, In publication of a democratic picture.
It was labeled "Prominent Democrats at Baltimore." ir
that was a sample of the coining gathering, the conven-
tion should have been called for Unslaska Every al-
leged democrat in. the bunfh was a big fat man. The
convention is not entirely composed of such prosperous
looking; people, let it be hoped. Democrats are popularly
supposed to be lean, with long waiting for turn at the
A woman correspondent at Chicago, who notices how
folks are dressed, is authority for the statenient that all
the real big men present are in negligee costume, with
•oft hats, wrinkled clothes and general appearance of
being out for work. The best dressers of them all, and
about the only class which does go prtmped up all the
: time, ars the colored delegates from the southern states,
no the says. The colored delegates are very precise in
their dress, and it may be Imagined how near to Utopii
they are during this convention.
Democrats have no right to butt in on republican do-
ings. but they Just will take a vital interest in what the
- enemy Is doing, and will give advice without the asking.
They have some preference as to whom they shall fight
to express it In other terms, and the democrats of this
■action want Taft nominated. They are dubious about
'beating Teddy, and they would almost refuse to go Into
the ring were Hughes nominated. They are not con-
If corned about whether they could beat Hughes or no, but
* they almply do not like to warm up for a fight with a
man who looks like Hughes.
CoL Johnston has again predicted, or surmised, or
•Imply expressed what he thinks may come to pass.
"Jits previous forecast* along related lines have not been
vwoll timed, but he Is at it again. This tijne he thinks ho
lorcsemi that after the Wilson delegates from Texas ful-
>fUI their instructions to vote as a nuit for Wilson so long
M his name shall be before the convention, a time is apt
to come when the name will be withdrawn, and when the
^•legation will go as a unit to somebody else. There is
•lily one "somebody else" In the nightmare visions of
fMfre of the old-liners, and the Colonel looks for a "bolt"
» Bryan. The situation may occur, but why "bolt?"
The national democratic committee bears about tho
yi«. rWatienship to the national party as does the Texas
democratic executive committee to the party In this stat».
Assu mlng that to be the status. It Is not difficult to find
mplanation of the selection, by the national committee,
of Alton BL Parker for temporary chairman of the na-
tional convention Neither need It come as a surprise
Should the convention select Its own choice of chairman.
It Is pretty apt to do that very thing, and when the roll
soil Is made, it will be the followers of WUson and of
Clark who will dominate affairs. The little side play of
Iks national committee does not create unusual Interest.
? It did not even evoke a remark from the man at whom
the lick was aimed and who will name the real chairman
en the time cornea.
A DEADLY WEAPON.
(New Orleans Picayune.)
Man Judge recently startled his court when he
statement that if he eorried a loaded revolver
foanoblle ran Into him he would shoot Its driver,
life Is worth something." said the magis-
' irate. "MM 1 would not allow anyone to threaten It with
Impunity Toil autemoblliat* should consider that the
' » limp as tor is protecting you against such men
when he keeps you from breaking the law."
flee recently ruled that an automobile was ,i
•deadly weapon' and heavily fined, • driver for injuring
There to no fault to be found with the automo-
le. Out the lows regaining their sp-ed, especially in <on-
distrlcu, shodid be rigidly enforosd.
♦ TOR BETTER ROADS ♦
O - ♦
O (Special Correspondence, by C. H Tuvenner) O
A convention of far reaching Im
portance is to be held from Sept 30
to Oct, 5 In Atlantic City, N. J On
these date* the American Road con-
gress will gather for the first of what
will become an annual event, and
plans are already under way to bring
every one of the forty or more road
Improvement associations in this
country into a united effort to accom-
plish results. President Taft and
dozens of congressmen and senators
are scheduled to make addresses at
this convention, which undoubtedly
will be the biggest boom for better
roads yet undertaken in this conutry.
The I'nited States office of public
roads has arranged to have on exhi-
Ition at this meeting a unique ex-
hibit, showing, in miniature, the con-
struction of every known form of
mad building There will also b
tiny working models of road roller.?,
stone crushers, etc., showing the va-
rious ways of building and repairing
roads, together with maps and charts
showing the cost of building and up-
While the men who are actively interested In road Im
provement will gain greatly by the convention, Its great-
est value will be to the people of the farming communi-
ties. This convention will give a tremendous amount of
advertising to the good roads movement, which for the
first time in the history of this country, has obtained a
foothold, as It were, In congress. Thanks to the demo-
cratic house of representatives a start has been made to-
ward doing something along this vitally Important line,
and now that the trail has been blaaed it is expected that
less and less trouble will be met with in stirring up in-
terest and enthusiasm among the law makers. Congress-
man L>. W. Shackleford of Missouri, who ranks as one of
the ablest men in congress, and who has attained a plac ■
of leadership because of his long and faithful service,
has placed his shoulder to the wheel in this movement,
and from now on he may be expected to be heard from
Mr. Shackleford already has introduced a bill calling for
road Improvement, and the chances of passing this bi'l
will be much better after the road convention this fall
stirs up Its expected Interest.
The United States is paying $1,000,000 a day for Its
roads, more than $300,000 of which is wasted. It Is to
find a way to atop this tremendous drain on the country's
road revenues that the nation's best road engineers, chem-
ists, constructors, financiers, educators and legislators
will meet in Atlantic City.
The good roads program is based on common sense
inasmuch as It proposes to spend money for road im-
provement which is now wasted. Those who want bet-
ter roads do not Insist on saddling a new burden of ex-
pense on the country.
McLEN N AN - BELL HARVEST TIMES.
There is something under heaven now that glorifies Un-
That grips your being In a vise of sadness and of mirth,
And there's some things in the atmosphere that somehow
When the mist is on the mountain and the oats are in
I have seen the splendor of the b*4tle and the pomp of
The glory of the snow-capped peak and heard the vol-
Yet there's something under heaven better than the
When the mist Is on the mountain and the oats are in
Your soul stands out in boldness from Its housing of old
And woe is quickly banished with the cares of yesterday;
There's a sort of fellow-feeling in the counting of the
When the mist is on the mountain and the oats are in
The sun burst through the thunder-heads and drives the
The oats are carted to the bar^i and placed beside the hay;
But a pleasure tarries with me under Memory's mellowed
For 1 saw mist on the mountain when the oats were in
—J. FRANK GRIMES.
sir, thl# moving Is an awful thin
' I..-....w- :/:u . *
(Special to Tlie Tc'-yram) , dacy.
CHICAGO, June 21 -Alexander ginal
Moore of Pittsburgh, v. ho married th
Lillian Russell and immediately start-
ed for Chicago, has been buttonholing
every one he can reach in the furth-
erance of Colonel Roosevelt's candl-
Mr. Moore was one of the ori-
Kooaevelt men, and he fcturled ,
boom before the ex-president s j wolj|dn t
hat was thrown Into the ring Judge '
Peter S. Grosscup has been mingling
with the politicians, but has not taken
any active Interest in the fight.
TEXAS DELECATION IS MADE UP
OF ENTHUSIASTIC LOT OF MEN
Just thinking of it makes ma dread the
through it again! Not
I'd rather simply stay and let things be.
Why. think of all the worry and the
Tlie furniture that's broken, and the
I never put In such a day as this—
Yes, moving day is one I'd like to miss.
a homeless, heiple
\ » r.
$*• ~ m
This man Root, temporary chairman of the republican
national convention, is a real wonder. He began speak-
ing in the convention hall at Chicago shortly after S
o'clock Tuesday afternoon, and by 7o'clock a cold wave
swept in on Houston from the north.
Wo have often heard it said Boot is a hurttkn Iceberg,
but we never fully realised the truth of It before.
Even more than the victory of Taft over Roosevelt,
the victory of Root over McGovern, In the first roll call
of the convention, proves that the great corporation*
control the party.
Root is accurately described by the Philadelphia North
American as follows:
"He is the master architect of the big trusts, chief
deviser for legality of the unpunishable crimes of Big
Business, acolyte of court worship, with justice sub-
ordinated to technicalities and alien to all humanitarian
legislation and political change feared for any reason by
privilege and property.
"Coupled with all his wisdom and high ability, there
is ingrained in his nature a conservatism which puts him
out of harmony with the progressive policies which the
people and the party and the times demand.
"Reverence for vested rjghts Is part of Root's charac-
ter. In all matters of economics, finance and the regula-
tion of corporations he Is temperamentally a reactionary,
and the man praised publicly by a trust-maker and Wail
street law-breaker as 'the first lawyer who could always
tell me how to do legally whatever we wanted to do.' "
Root's selection by the republican national convention
was logical. He was the right man to sound Its keynote,
for 1912. If his party has the virtue of consistency. It
will now nominate Root for president. He Is as reaction-
ary as Taft, and has a doaen times as much* Intelligence
PASS THE CHEESE AND CRACKERS.
If the Baltimore restaurants inaugurate the $S-break-
fasts there next week, it Is to be hoped that the grocer/
stores will have on hand an abundance of cheese, crackers
and sardines. A $#'breakfa« will not go well with those
delegates who are accustomed to the two-bit Columbia
KILL THE GERMS.
. Mr. Bryan will proceed from Chicago to Baltimore.
It might be a good plan to disinfect Mr. Bryan before he
arrives in Baltimore, as we do not want him to fetch anv
germs of boltitla from Chicago and spread an epidemic lr.
M .« %
With robbing vsnmen that you have to
And rugs to be dragged out. and chairs
And crates to heave, and mattresses to
And that piano!—My. It weighs a ton
I'm glad that we have only got the one.
I've been up now since 4 o'clock a m —
The varimen? Waited half an hour for
House-cleaning day? Why, friend, that's
It can't beat moving day, not If It tries
its level best. You tske a house or list
And clesn it, and stay right where you
But whrn It comes to moving, then, you
You clean the place you leave, and
where you go«
You have to cluan that place as well,
You send a single stick In through the
By gracious, but I'm sick and tired of It!
But kicking doesn't help a little bit.
If I could make the calendar, well, say,
I'd fix It so there was no moving day.
How's that? Oh, well—that Is—you see,
Just couldn't let my business go by.
I told my wtfs that I'd give her full
But. say, this moving Is an awful thing.
CHICAGO. June 21—The men from
Texas are an -^jothuslastfc lot. no mat-
ter for whom their enthusiasm Is bub
bling. Here are some of the delegat-
es: 1, C. L. McDonnell; 2. Harrv
Beick; J. M. Oppenheimer; 4. J. E.
Elgien; 5, C. M Hayes; 6. S. A. Hock-
Milk From 150,000 Cows.
In an article In th® current issue of
Farm and Fireside, the author glv;s
many interesting facts about the ml'k
supply of great cities, especially Nj v
York. New York receives milk daily
from localities as fir away as 400
miles. Following is an Interesting ex-
decently I visited some friends In
New York Ststea, right In the miik-
raising country. New York city us.'S
an average daily of ^,9$*,200 quarts of
My upstatn New York friends toi.1
me that many men liv their Immediate
neighborhood were then getting 14
cents per gallon for milk. It A-as
midwinter, and the xhld of one of the
hardest wtntera in many yearst toj.
I was surprised to know that they got
so little for milk in such a season.
"Oh." they said, "that's a pretty
good price: Hi summer it'll get gown
to probably 11 for long period."
"What does It sell for when It gets
to New York?" I naked
"Most of the milk from around here
brings # cents s quart," was the re-
That struck me hard. Two and
three-fourth cents a ouart to the fa>-*
mer in summer, t 1-t cents a quart o
him in winte.-; yW the New York ml'k
trust gets 9 cents a quart for It fro n
I had long known In a general wxy
that the milk growers around Nejr
York were outrageously victimised >iy
the trust, but these figures made t
worse than I had dreamed. For I
happened to Know oomething about
prices paid for mtllLfor the compart-
tlvely unimportant market of Wasa-
ington. Ther»> is no milk trust at
Washington; perhaps that explain*.
Anhow, my Maryland neighbors who
raise the best milk have been getting
get below 12, and seldom below .0
cents the gallon.
It will be conceded that the differ-
ence between 14 and 24 cents ougtit
to make quite a difference in the price
to the consumer. Well it doaen't. In-
quiries about milk conditions in Ne.v
York and In Washington lead to the
conclusion that the New York con-
sumer pays V cents a quart for milk
that the dairyman got not over 3 1-2
cents'for; while the Washington con-
sumer pays 9 cents for milk that the
dairyman got as high as 4 cents for.'
Mere On Now)
says a policeman to a street crowd,
and whacks heads If it don't. "Move
on now," says the big. harsh mineral
pills to bowel congestion and suffering
follow* Dr. King's New Life Pills
don't bulldoce the bowel*. They gent-
ly persuade them to right action, and
health follows. 25c at *11 druggists.
Cut the weeds on your vacant lots
and around your place so the ground
can dry off and knock out the mos-
quitoes and files.
Clean up your trash and tin cans.
The trash wagon got behind, but
will be up your alley in a few days.
Clean up trash. Cut weed* Swat
M L. CHAPMAN.
184-4x City Health Officer.
Mr. Lemly to Speak.
W. S. Lemly announces that he will
speak In behalf of hta candidacy for
county judge Saturday, kt about S:30
o'clock, cither on the |wbllc square
or In the cHj park. He has extruded
Invitation to hi* opponents in the race
to divide time with him.
A good many people are paytng
. _ more for gToeerlea and not getting
up to 2i cents the gallon for It this the service they can get at
pact winter, %»d la summer they never BH Kit RILL'S.
Tho Songs of Yesterday.
Wo hear * lot of old-time songs.
Some people will lmploro tho singers
to arise and slug the good old songs
of yore. They sigh sod moan about
tho joy they have in olden day*, and
say their hearts are yearning for the
songs of other days.
O, read a book of ancient songs,
"The Mocking Bird" and all—not one
In all the lot but will move you to
weep and bawl; not one in oil tho
bunch but tells of some one dead for
years; tho chorus then la full of sobs
and bitter, bitter tears.
Ail broken hearts and busted hopes
snd crushed snd shattered dreams the
corraibHT, me. a< no ruiaw wsuunao co.
Three months before a man had
come to the Laay L wearing two
guns He had taken his place among
the men of the outllt, apparently en-
gaged as an ordinary puncher. But
two months later a neater uamed Har-
vey Toban bad been shot to death, and
before an Investigation could be
started the man had mysteriously dls-
| appeared. After his dlsappe*ranoe a
| vague rumor had reached her to the
j effect that the man had been a gun
I fighter, and that the Lazy L company
i had sent him to the ranch purposely
I to kill the nester. Her father had
been reticent regarding the Incident —
bad even grnflly told her to mind her
own business when she had attempted
to question him. Apparently the in-
cident had been forgotten. But she
still remembered, and she cringed
away from the stranger a little while
with furtive glances she made a ra-
pid searching Inspection of htm.
He was nearly thirty, she decided,
noting the level brows and the serene,
| steady eyes that glinted with a slight
humor as she made her rapid analy-
sis. And good-looking Her choeks
reddened a little as this fact was re-
Apparently he was not disturbed
over her searching glances. Ho
smiled. "You live anywheres around
here?" he repeated
"My father Is manager of th* Lasy
L." she returned
"How far do you reckon tho Lazy L
Is from here?" he questioned.
"Six or seven miles," she returned,
her gaze going again to the injured
He went over to where his own
| pony was grazing, catching the bridle
i rein and leading the animal clooe to
[ her before replying "That'd be a
j right long walk—for a lady," he aald
then. "You hop onto my horse an'
! get along I'll be comln' later."
She objected, but be persisted, smil-
ing. "You hadn't ought to refuse a
neighbor," he said Anally "You say
your father Is runnln' the Lazy L.
I've heard that the Lasy L is right
close <o the Triangular Bar—where
I'm gotn' to hang out hereafter."
She gave an exclamation of sur-
prise and relief. Then be was not a
gun fighter after all 8he could not
conceal the satisfaction that shone In
"Are you going to work ov«r at the
Triangular Bar?" she asked.
He laughed, surveying her with
pleased eyes. "I expect I'll work over
there." he returned. "You see. I'm
the new owner of the Triangular Bar.
I've got a little ranch down In Texas,
but since my brother died I've got to
take care of the Triangular Bar too.
i expect takln' care of the two might
bo called work."
Tho constraint that had marked
her manner toward him suddenly
melted Into genuine pleaaure. 8h<
extended a hand, smiling frankly
"Then you are Dave Toban!" she aald.
"I met your brother many time* be
fore—before he was shot. I am glad
! to bo the first to welcome you here "
! For a moment her hand lay In his.
and then she drew it away and al-
lowed It to fall to her side, suddenly
aware of a hard glint that had come
into his eyes.
"I reckon you didn't hear who it
was shot him?" he questioned, with a
"Nobody knows," she returned. "A
man came here and joined the out-
lit. Ho worked here two months.
Then he disappeared and word came
to us that Hstvey Toban had been
shot. We haven't heard of the man
He smiled dryly. "Well," he said
evenly, still drawling, "i reckon Har-
vey ought to have took care of him-
With these words he seemed to have
dismissed the subject from bis mind.
He smiled, pulling his pony closer to
hor. "You'll take my horse now." he
said, "knowin' that we're goin' to be
He placed one hand on his knee, tho
palm upward, as an Invltatlo
olden songs go walling on and bare ShTqifckrrpl^roM^V™ U
no joyful gleams; they re mostly made , was swung lightly into the aaddia
of empty homes and unrequited love,
with sad refrains that give you pains
and ssy "we'll meet above."
Next time somebody begs of you to
sing some song that's old, lift up your
volco and sing the "Silver Threads
Among the Gold" or that gay one
which begs you to "See That My
Grave's Kept Green," and nevermore
the songs of yoro will be called for,
A Noble Trait.
Tho shade of tho departed restau-
rant cook approached the entrance to
Paradise with trepidation, for bo had
some doubt as to his eligibility.
"You are a restaurant cook?" Inquir-
ed the guard.
"Yes, sir," was the trembling re-
was swung lightly into the saddle.
From the pony's back she smiled
gratefully down at him, her gase lin-
gering just an Instant longer than was
necessary. Then she urged the pony
forward, leaving him standing beside
Ginger, who raised his head and whin-
nied despairingly as she departed.
Five minutes later, when she was
well on her way over tho plains toward
the ranch-house, she heard a dull re-
port—and then another. She shud-
dered and covered her face with her
hands. Another Ave minutes passed,
and then, reaching the creot of a rise'
she looked back. The new Triangu-
lar Bar owner was coming toward her
with long, swinging strides, bearing
her saddle on his shou!4er.
Dusk had fallen when tho who
had called himself Dave Toban
rM(t | reached the ranch-house, and after de-
positing Miss Hubbard's saddle o* the
before you put them into pies T"
"Go rlngt in and tako a front seat."
Truth In Advertising.
Mr.Gettlt—Well, that place where
wo boarded this summer advertised
tho truth, anyway.
Mr. Hazxlt—Indeed? That was a
Mr. Gettit—Yea, sir. It advertised
Boarders Taken la."
A Feminine Deduction.
"I believe la making hay while tho
sun shines," said the Vivacious Lady,
who had just eaohed her alimony
"Naturally," smiled the Sarcastic
Spinster. "Being a grass widow, one
wouM expect that of you."
porch, turned and walked to the door
of the manager's office, halting when
he stood on the threshold.
Miss Hubbard bad arrived some-
thing oner an hour before, had turned
the stranger's pony into the horse cor-
ral, told her father of her adventure,
and Informed him of the coming of
the stranger. Then, going into the
ranch-house, she had flitted back and
forth from the kitchen to the window
in front of the house, from which ahe
watched the approach of the stranger.
Now, as the latter stood to the door
of the office, she covertly watched him
through a crevice in the door that lad
from the kitchen to the office.
Hubbard had lighted the ksrosoao
latpp. and Its flickering rays showed
him the tali stranger on the thresh-
old; showed him the
figure, and tfcp two
showed him the man's strongly
lined ffcee. his steady eyes, the level
the Impassive expreeeW tho
gone with their holsters tied foi i 1-
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