The Orange Daily Leader (Orange, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 287, Ed. 1 Monday, December 10, 1923 Page: 2 of 4
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. -./£ ORANGE DAILY LEADER
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1 which may appear in the columns of The Leader will he gladly corrected upon*its belug brought to
the attention of the publishers.
There are poineers who are blazer* of trail*. They
plant the mile poets of a new- civilization in u land
which was er»twhile a virgin or primitive wilderness.
Tltere arc men who arc creators of political and kingly
dynasties. There are men who are creators of ue«
creeds, men who by their audacity of purpose or b;
accidental design become the hi*tor,v-mak«ns of the
Calvin COoiklge has submitted his first message »<
congress. Friend and lot alike will agree that the
unexpected happened. The president had oeen parade*,
in the public prints of the country us an over-caution:
and extremely conservative leader. Noted political writ
ers including ihe veteran Washington correspondents
had predated that he would sidestep the important is
sues ol the hour and i>ass those issues on to th*
congress without presidential recommendation. The*-'
predictions were not fulfilled , They were not based op
a solid foundation, lor the president threw caution t<
the winds, bowed his neck and sent a message to thi
national lawmakers in which he d d not evade ni
issue nor sidestep nor bury his ideas or ideals or
cherished policies in u flood of words.
His message must be accepted a.* ihe republican
keynote for the presidential campaign of 1S24. H<
made the republican platform, assuming all resp.nsi
bility, in his first message 01 the congress and whiff
is a state paper remarkable for lucidity of expression
and a call to the leader- a- well as the followers
of his party to get m lute and impure for the great
political contest which is to n no n the near future.
First and foremost, lie endorsed the Harding pro
po-al for an Anierie n ne mtiership with reservations
in the world court: he unqualifiedly approved s. < re
tary Mellon's tax reduction plan and boldly announced
his oppisitlon tn <he enactment of -oldier bonus legisla-
tion. He covered ali the b nus ground with very few
words. Urging adequate rare for disabled termer *er>
ice men and genero-ity in providing such rare, i"
hurled this defiance, in the teeth of those who hay.
declared for the bonus: "1 do not fuvor the granting
of a bonus.’'
Thus he linked horns with Hiiam Johnson. William
Gibbs McAdoo. St.tuuol M. Halston and other avowed
champions of bonus legislation; thus be looked horns
•with the in-eeum inlilc senators, republican or democrat
■who are in opposition to the world court program;
thus he handed a smashing blow to the farm bloc
senators and representatves who have denounced th<
Mellon tax reduction plan while insisting on reduced
taxation as well as a bonus for the former service
men. * . 9
Sonutdr La Kollo tie and his followers derived srnal
-onsolntlon from ihe message. The president declaret
for stimulated consolidation of railroads, rtMjrgnii.zutku
of the railroad freight structure as applied io farm
products aud government assistance in the dlpposuioi
of exportable wheat. He declared against price-fixini
for farm products; against repeal of the rate seetior
if the tin asportation net and against revision of the
Thus he gave the Influence of lbs office and prestlgi
to the zoning of railways that the strong might assi.-i
n carrying Ihe weak; that neecded freight rates thal
xe given to (he products of the farm in the transports
ion of the same from the farm to the market ant
hat the wheat surplus shall be eared for hy warelious-
ng. then properly marketed in orderly fashion.
These ure among the vital issues before the Ameri
can people. They concern the farmer wherever thi
he may tie
The president touched and length on the many of he
problems confronting the American people, includint
Soviet Russia, and ail in all, it is not a flowery met
sage, but it is a meaty message. It is not a messagi
vouched in the language of diplomacy of the meaning
less words of the politician noted for bis noise and hit
verbosity. It is as cold and as matter of fact as thi
man who created it, straight from the shoalder am
in ihe simple language of the plain people.
This is not an endorsement of the policies enunciated
.he recommendations mode or the candidacy or cHusei
.if tin successor of the beloved .v n of Ohio, so appro
priafely eulogized by the distinguished son of Vermon
n ihe for* word ot his message to the Amreican eon
gross. But ail men who love frankness, an who admin
t public servant who gives expression to his hones
•ouvictinns without tear or favor, regardless of th>
effect these declarations may have on his politico
fortunes, must admit that the president has biazoc
ho trail for his administration and liis party ant
brown down the gauntlet to all erit.es or dissenter
if high or low degree who are arrayed agiinst tin
administrative policies inaugurated by \Varren <>. Hurd
ng and then passed on to his successor,
Calvin Coohdge has sounded the keynote speech foi
i republican administration and nuidc his toruia! an
noumenu ni as a camiidale ior the republican presi'ien
ial nummtion next year. He made history n In
iicssage; now history is fo be made by the congress
mil ihe record created or carved out future the sprint
if 1924 will either make or mar the Coolidge admin
.strati, n which speaks for the republican party. * oololg.
oas sounded the tosoin; the battle is on.
with relatives here since last Wed-! CANTON. O., Dec. 10.—Mrs.
Desday left .Sunday night lor Hous-1 Clara McCumey. arrested for liquor
ton, where they will remain several ] law violation, told police she had
days before continuing home. Mr. ------------------------
Weir is a
decided to stop making whisker
its soon as she had enough tnonby
to do her Christmas shopping;
business man of San An*
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W. H. Malone, 702 Fifth, who has
been ill for several days, is reported
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DETROIT, Mich-. Dec. 10.—Hy J wory much improved
text spring the Ford Motor company
IviH have completed an immense new
I uetory »t Copenhagen. Denmark,
'vhich will be ono of the finest in
Europe, introducing lu thst port o!
he world new standard* in dedgr
The growth of the Copenhagen as
leinbty plant since its opening in
• une, lflia, has been rs^noikabh
md it is nmy the second larges!
among the foreign companies
iret place being held bv the plant
ft Manchester. England.
A total of thirteen countries an
icrved bv Copenhagen. Those in
‘hide Denmark, Iceland, Faroe Is-
an.is, Sweden. Norway, Finland
'Tee State of Danzig. Ksthoniii, Lat
ia, Lithuania. Poland, Ukraine ant
The demund for Ford curs during
he presen; year has been parties
atTv good in the three Scandinavian
ouniries, Denmark. Norway ami
Sweden and the Ford son tractor ha'
ome into extensive agricultural use
Construction work on the piunt a
Copenhagen is well under way. '1'lu
ite. covering four and a half a .res
s admirably situated on the sottU
lorder of Copenhagen. The buildlnf
s being operated so that on ar
'remitters coming up the North Set
an dock on two sides of it, permit
ing direct delivery of assembly tua
erial from the Manchester plan'
nd from Detroit, via New Turk
toil run d service also will bo direct
o the property.
The new building is 400 feet Ion*
>y .'too feet wide. The outer sc.t'Or
s two glories high witn on innei
ourt of • one store with daylight
"oof. All stock n D1 be moved or
onVeyors. Thu second Hour will b<
•evoted to an exclusive body-makidj
netorv. The chass* assembly line
vhieh will he on the same eoniinu
'•tts production sy.'tcin «< that cm
Moved in nil American plants <d
he company, will lie en the firs!
A large power idanl adjoin- (ht
nain building. The new plant ami
troperty represents an investmon
;if more than $650,000.
KILLS WIFE AM)
CHILD; ATTEMPTS SUICIDE
DALLAS, Dec. 10,-—Fey ton Fierce,
10, shot and killed his wife, Corn
Pierce, 35, and their daughter Ruby,
'age 10; and then fumed the gun
on himself at their home this morn-
ing Fierce was rushed to a hos-
pital in a dying condltoin.
Jack, his nlnc-your-old son, was;
ihe only witness ot tho tragedy.
The boy told police that his father!
and mother quarreled about the!
I&tier going to town. The girl took
(he mother’s part in the argument,
the lad said, and Fierce started
ORANGF ELK’S CLUB PRAISED BY
PAST EXALTED RULER AT CHICAGO
CONVENTION; PUBLICITY FOLLOWS
-1 recall telling the Grand Lodge,rotary spent one week thi* summer
at Atlantic Oitv several year.* ago i in camp with the Boy Scouts help-
that out iu Watertown, South Da- ing to
kota, there was the "biggest little
lodge in the Order."
"1 now want to call your attention
to the activity of another lodge. It
ia a small lodge, way down in Texas.
This lodge, Orange, Texas, No. 284
instruct them in camp cook-
ing and general camp life, his sal-
ary being paid by the lodge. The
lodge paid < amp tees in
of $25 for seven boys who would
not otherwise have been able to at-
tend < amp, and also assisted in
(for their Commencement parlie.-.
j 15. Furnished a committee <>
i six members who very material),
(assisted ihe Young Men’s Busincs
i League in pulling off a suecessfu
j • 'Trade Week."
. 16. Sent members *>ut to talk am
| work in an "Educational Campaign’
thai suecps.-fuily put over two bom
issue* thal meant a great deal ii
the advancement of otir town am
i hese are some of the varied ac
tivities that have occupied the at
tent ion of our Lodge tkip, .year. . YVi
have spent about twelve hundred
dollars in charitable work and at n(
time have we had more Ilian lw
the amount \ hundred members. On April firs
our membership was cut to 142 W>
are now preparing to put on a tuem
bership campaign that we hope wil
The most attractive Christmas sug-
fe-tioo for My
tring of our Blue 11
would take conn'd:
fish lietween the
mil the genuine.
» large selection
U|> _ JOE LIT
Jeweler* and Optometrists.
(Continued from page 1)
is showing a great activity in many i transporting the boys to and from* bring us in about one hundred new
lines of social and community wet-!
fare work. I have a report from
that lodge on its summer activities.
It is such u remarkable report that
I want to read it to you in full "
With these words us a preface
Fast Grand Exalted Ruler J. F. Fill-1
livan <M the Benevolent Protective
Order of Elks, read the letter which
appears below to SOU district depu-
ties gathered from every state in
the United Hates in their annum
convention at Chicago, September so
Of this year. Later on by special
request of the delegates the letter
was ordered included in the printed
report of the meeting which waa
mailed out to 1500 lodges over the
United Slates, giving Orange and the
Orange lodge much favorable pub-
The letter which appears below
was the only one apjieanng in the
Orange. Texas. Sept. 26th, 1923.
Dear Brother Sullivan ;
In reply to your letter of recent
date I submit herewith my report.
I. This Lodge provided tran-por-
lation to and from a Hummer camp
tar over a hundred Camp Fire Girls
' and their guardians and baggage.
The cost for transporting baggage
was forty dollars and the girls were
taken in private cur* by individual
Elks, every cur being driven by an
Elk. This Camp was forty-two miles
from Orange. While the girls were
in Camp they wore treated to ice
cream by the Lodge, the same being
carried in an Elk automobile, tor. y-
two miles to camp, in addition, the
nocretary of the lodge, on full time
salary, spent ten days in camp with
, i the girls, ifi the capacity of assistant
•trimming instructor and life guard.
This has been done every summer
for Ihe past three years and during
thst time the secretary has rescued
five different girls who got in trou-
ble in the swift uliters ol the creek.
If yon don’t believe it is some uervo-
wrecking job to look after a bunch
’ of squealing girls in the swift wa-
ters of an East Texas crock, just try
4* ii on«e The Camp Fire Girl* asso-
ciation wa* organized here three!
ago and the donation that *n-
t he in to get started was made
» lodge in the amount ot
and ihe Elks have assisted
every summer in getting to and
Lodge has been of iu>-
vurious ways to Boy
'fOwl organization. Fust Exulted
Gnier Ogden has served a- Scent
camp in private Elk cars,
3. Thi> Lodge paid the expenses
of two High neluiol boys (both Hoy
Scouts) iq attend the ‘‘Older Boys’
Conference" held in Dallas this sum-
mer. Amount $60.00.
4 The Lodge gave a party on
the lawn at Ihe Elk* Home to one
hundred under-privileged boys. The
boys were directed in play by mem-
bers of the lodge and were served re-
freshments of cake and ice cream.
Cost about $15.00.
5. The Lodge donates $20.00 per
month to the Child's Clinic and
Health Center maintained by the
Red Cross nnd the same amount
monthly to the Salvation Army.
6. The Lodge took out a mem-
bership in the amount of $25.00 in
the Chamber of Commerce and do-
nated $10.00 to the Japanese relief.
7. The Lodge allows the Spanish
War Veterans to use the lodge rooms
for their meetings free of charge
Did the same with Ihe American
Legion until they secured quarters ol
numbers. Fruternallv your*,
THOS. C. FORD,
Secretary Orange Lodge No. 284.
r nnd H.
and to auiploy
•tie. The result
A. LJJurr ' as
and tkm* 1*
r for the
I NEW PREMIER
LONDON, Eng., Dec. 10.—"Thre.
cheer* for the new prime minister.'!
An immense crowd shouted tbit
greeting to Ramsey McDonald, lend
er of the labor party, when he ar
rived in London thi* ufiernoun fron
Thousands were gathered at tie
railway station to cheer the mm
considered large! yresponslblo foi
labor's tremendous gain in politiea
8. For several months, up until | P«wer as a result of the praliamen
the Child’s Clinic was established, '**? elections Thursday.
the lodge allowed $25,00 per month] ----
to it* Hoc ini and Community \Velfur< ( TIf/\ljl A AT T) ADDm
i <111111111 >< and Go* >. as e\p. inf ! In , Mil ||lf| ft IM 1/1 |s/l< Iq 1/
Holds Up Bank and Es-
capes With $1,000.
the chairman in *upp)ying needy
boy* with clothing and food, rail-'
road fare for runaway boy*, cloth-
ing and food for widows and chil-
dren, and things of that kind. It
was astonishing bow much real good
was accomplished with ihis email
amount of money, this being ex-
plained in part by the fact that ibc
chairman of this r- mm it tee wa* Fre-
butioh Officer and was consiantlv
coming in contact with cases of dire
need where u small amount of
money, instantiy available, would ac-
complish u groat deal of good.
*•. Donated one hundred dollars
to the wife of a deceased member
to assist her in getting to her folks
10. Sent a member of the Lodge
to Lake Charles, La., to recover the
body of u drowned Elk and gave
the widow $60.0%.
11. Sent flowers to the hospital
to brighten the room of the sick
wife of a visiting Elk.
12 Kicked up an Elk at four
o'clock in the morning, the victim of
an assault and took him to the hos-
pital, had him patched up and sent
homo. On two different occasions,
rescued front the clutches of the
"law,” touring tftks, who did not
have the proper license plates on
their ears and escorted them out of
the city. t
U. Secured a Job for a young
man who lauded in town "broke.”
He made good «n the Job, sent for
his Wife, and h*s lately increased
the population of the city by one
husky b^ 4,3. ^
FOSTOH1A, O.. Dec. 10—A wo-
man robber today held up two pir
clerks in the Ohio Savings and Lear,
bank here and escaped with all th<
money in sight, approximately *•$ 1,
The girls, Mabel Blackford anr
Kdyth A1yp, were alone in the effiri
whim the gun woman entered.
Miss Blackford said the woinaf
was neatly dressed. She had n largi
brown overeat. Her hair wa* bob
bed. Hhe appeared to be betweof
90 and 40 year* old.
Covering the two clerk* with r
revolver the woman demanded that
they "shell out." Then *ho ordered
them to face the wall, "Now don’t
move for 40 minutes,' ’she said
The lone woman stuck the money in
the pocket of her big coat and walk
The girl clerks were standing
faced to the wall when the manager
of«tlie institution arrived at the
bank a few minutes inter.
A rendezvous of
tlons. ".lust What
Ing for," you’ll say
ons exhiomon of ui
set to enhance
Tliey arc also
JswHry and novel!
jewelry ami u
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Leader Classified 0an, If you will.
Ai p ra c ti ca IIt g i f t j^tli a t' is(surc|ta
pleased ItlremovesItheTonly ,
ob j cc t io nftol ho rnet ta i 16 nrfg—
'the 1 back-b rea k i ng,shTecl I e sa 1
iatigueTohpedaling. ^ _ J
*.7 when ohe^makcslTthcir own
trjrnaterjaljto fashion tKe
Orange Ice, Light
and Water Co.
BLACK AND LOG
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the chamber of commerce auditor-
ium. Furwpll urged that all mem-
bers be present to take part in the
various business discussions sched-
uled to be held during the even-
Members o( the local chapter of
ihe American Red Cross are desig-
nated as those who contributed to
the recent, annual rod call of that
yrganization which closed here Sat-
urday afternoon with 325 members
enrolled. This is said to be the
largest membership the organiza-
(ion has had in Orange, and Far-
<veH asked thal as’many as possible
jf them lie present Tuesday night.
All officers of the local chapter
of the Red Cross are to be chosen at
the Tuesday night election.
Charlie Cottle and Harry Watts
returned Sunday afternoon from
Beaumont where they visited during
the day with friends. They were
accompanied homo hy S. .Namira
who has Just returned from a trip
SUEDE; DULL KID
TRIMMING, COME IN
A. I! AND C LAST.
EXACTELY AS FEA-
“The laigicid Flare lo Trade"
R. 13. Wesson of Fineland who
has been here attending to business
matters returned home this morn-
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Case returned
Sunday afternoon from Port Ar-
thur where they spent Saturday
and Sunday visiting with relativos
Mr, and Mrs H D. Weir of San
Angelo, Tex., who have been visiting
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