The Carrollton Chronicle (Carrollton, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, June 13, 1924 Page: 3 of 8
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Watch Child's Bowels
“California Fig Syrup” is
, Children love the plctisant taets ol
“California Fig Syrup" and gladlj
take It even wl»>n bilious, feverish,
•lok, or constipated. No other laxa-
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ao nicely. It sweetens the stomach
.and starts the liver and bowels with-
out cramping or overacting. Contains
no narcotics or soothing drugs.
Tell your druggist you want only
the genuine “California Fig 8>>rup"
which has directions for babies and
children of all ages printed on bottle.
Mother! You must say “California"
or you may get an Imitation tig svrun
Money back without ouestioi
If HUNT’S SALVE fail* hi the
treatment of FTCH, ECZEMA.
RING WORM .TETTER or othe
Itching skin dUeaaes. Price
75c at druggist*, or direct from
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Get soothing, healing relief
from paia»throbbing boil*
Utyea) on the eyelid* quick-
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bulls GOLDEN EYE SALVE
Victoria’s Largest Book
Qneen Victoria of Knglnnil. who for
nil her reputation for comomn sense,
had many peculbti'llies, was the pos-
sessor of the largest book that had
ever been published. It was 18 Inches
thick, weighed 68 pounds, and con*'
tinned the jubilee addresses of con-
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And sprinkle in the foot bath Allen's
Foot - Ease, the antiseptic, healing
powder for Tired, Swollen, Smarting,
Sweating feet It takes the friction from
the shoe, prevents blisters and sore spots
and takes the sting out of corns and
bunions. Always use Allen’s Foot-
Ease to break in new shoes and enjoy
the bliss of feet without an ache. Those
who use. Alien'*' Foot-Ease have solved
their foot troubles. Sold everywhere.
Trial package and a Foot-Ease Walking
Doll sent Free. Address
Allen’s Foot-Ease, Le Roy, N. Y.
Committee Strikes Out Only Sug-
gestion Offered for Reme-
For the Duration
Oacor—Ma, what's mooly chewing all
Ma—Her cud, darling.
Oscar—Well, bow long does the
flavor last?—Farm Life.
Tht> livelihood of thousands of men
««.. —.—-f»*<Breatened by the appearance of
the White pine blister rust In the for-
ests In tyie West.
Washington.—A report chargjng
icrlous irregularities In connection
with the Sinclair and Doheny oil
leases haB been approved by the
Senate oil committee as a sequel to
Its long and colorful Investigation.
The Senate ltaidf probably will be
asked to vote Its approval at’once.
Prepared by Senator Walsh of
Montana, the committee prosecutor,
the report held that the leases were
"wasteful” and had been negotiated
secretly In disregard of the statutes
and on the basis of a presidential
order Illegally Issued; that all of
those concerned In the payment of
$100,000 by E. L. Doheny to Albert
B. Fait were "reprehensible," but
that no proof had been found either
of an "oil conspiracy” at the Chica-
go Republican convention of 1020 or
speculation by public officials in Sin-
clair anil Doheny oil stock.
Before the committee gave Its ap-
proval It struck out the Montana
Senator's only recommendation for
legislation and substituted a decla-
ration that final judgment as to
what new statutes are necessary
should lw reserved until the courts
have construed the present laws in
the oil lease litigation which now
is pending Senator Walsh's draft
of the report would have suggested
that competitive bids be required
hereafter for oil leases; that such
leases be made only for protection
against drainage; that approval by
the Comptroller General would be
necessary to make them effective,
and thnt hereafter g no Government
oil could be "exchanged" for tank-
Only a terse sumjnary of the evl-_
dence taken since last October 1s
contained in the report and some of
thq most engrossing chapters of the
testimony. Including that given by
the long succession of witnesses
questioned about the affairs of Ed-
ward 13. McLain, arc passed over
with a mere reference.
Flagrant disregard of the law In
negotiation of the Sinclair and
Doheny oil leases wan charged in
The executive order by which
President Harding ( transferred the
oil reserves from the Navy to the
Interior Department was held In the
report to have beer. Illegal.
The manner In which the leases
were negotiated secretly by former
Secretary Fall was described as In
disregard of the statutes.
The leases themselves were (de-
clared "Indefensibly wasteful” and
"based on a policy which Congress
alone had authority to determine."
IN LIQUOR LIGHT
Mouse Passe* Bill for Separate Bur-
eau to Enforce Pro-
Washington.—The road to adjourn-
ment of Congress has been cleared
further of contentious measures and
every Indication Is that the conclud-
ing hours will be quiet, as compared
with the pre-adjournment hours of
With its calendar cleared of all
essential Items, the House devoted
the day to a warnr prohibition light,
culminating In the Cramton bill pro-
posing a separate bureau for the
prohibition enforcement organiza-
tion. Advocates of similar legisla-
tion In the Senate, however, did not
hold much hope of getting it through
In both houses, final action was
obtained on sundry conference re-
ports. The Senate approved that
the postal salaries Increase bill
with Its provisions for publicity of
campaign expenditures, and then
took up the naval construction meas-
ure, passing It with Its authoriza-
tion for an appropriation of $111,000,-
000 in record time.
The third deficiency bill, last of
the supply measures, has been re-
ceived and referred to the Senate
Appropriations Committee, which
promptly reported It back. When
formally placed before the Senate,
this bill will carry with It practical-
ly all the remaining legislation of
first Importance to be considered at
IUe4>rcsent session. Plans were per-
fected to attach the administration's
reclnmatkm relief hill to It as a rid-
er, assurance having been given thnt
n motion to suspend the rules would
be supported by the required two
Alleged Slayers Indicted
Chicago, 111.—Nathan Leopold Jr.
and Richard Loeb were Indicted by
the Cook County grand jury on
bills charging them with the kid-
napping for ransom and the murder
of 13-year-old Robert Franks. The
Indictments followed Immediately af-
ter one of the statements made by
Loeb and Leopold, which told how
they abtlucjed young Franks, and
killed him, had been read to the
Jury by stenographers.
Contracts for the ftrst section of
of the 80 miles of hard-surface high-
way tp he built through Jim Wells
county has been awarded.
By a majority of approximately 4
to 1, Waco taxpayers voted Saturday
permanent street Improvement bonds
to the amount of $250,000.
Galveston voters will ballot on u
$400,000 bond Issue on July 15 In ad-
dition to electing a police and fire
Crops in Brazoria' county have a
most favnruble outlook at present.
The Texas Tariff Bureau will hold
Its July meeting In Galveston.
The work of shelling the streets of
Alvin under the f$0,000 bond Issue
voted some time ago Is progressing
rapidly and soon tha town will be out
of the mud.
The property values of Temple for
1924 are assessed ut $11,600,000 In the
report of the board of equalization
which has Just completed the installa-
tion of the unit tax system.
The Texas educational survey has
spent about $30,000 since It started
work lust January, or something over
half of its $50,000 appropriation, ac-
cording to uu audit of the accounts
now being prepared for the commis-
To better handle the cotton of the
NUvasota section a $20,000 gin of t*e
latest type is being constructed at
Navasota. The plant will have .four
80-saw gin stands. It is to have an
ol) burner engine of modern type. The
new gin will be ready for handling
the 1924 crop.
The Bermuda onion ehipplng season
out of the 1-uredo district is now prac-
tically over. The total number of car-
loads of onions shipped from Laredo
during the season aggregated 1350
carloads by freight and a few scattered
shipments by express, which will
amount t<r several carloads more.
The customs report for the Sabine
district for the month of May, as given
out at the local customs office, showed
a total of $4,830,715 In exports, and
$778jyf In imports. The exports for
the Separate ports were as follows:
Port Arthur, $3,347,339; Beaumont,
$978,204; Sabine, $367,226, and Orange,
The Texas National Guard encamp-
ment this summer will cost close to
$500,000 In subsistence, pay and trans-
portation, according to estimates Is-
sued by the adjutant general's depart-
ment. The city which gets the en-
campment will be most Interested In
the pay and subsistence figures, which
total over $300,000.
Emergency requests for farm labor
are pouring ln«the state department of
labor at Austin in unprecedented num-
bers. Prospects for clear weather
have brought the demand, Joseph S.
Meyers, labor commissioner, said. To
aid In securing labor for-farmers the
department Is opening a' free labor
office in Fort Worth.
The state 'tax board has certified
intangible valuations on railroads to
the various counties through which
railroads run. The tax Is collected
by tlfe counties. The total of intangi-
ble valuations assessed for this year
Is $74,940,947. There are 101 railroads
and bridge companies in the state
subject to the tax, of which fifty-five
have Intangible valuations.
The pecan Industry of the entire
western part of Texas Is menaced by
an Insect known hs the case bearer.
What the boll weevil has been to the
cotton industry of Texas and other
states, the case bearer threatens to
be to the pecan Industry. The Insect
has been Investigated from every
point of view and many kinds of agen-
cies have been used In the effort to
stay Its progress, but so far nearly
every attempt has met with failure.
The state treasury of Texas opened
the month of June In the best condi-
tion It has enjoyed In two years, ac-
cording to C. V. Terrell, state treas-
urer. He predicted the present cash
basis would continue until about July
15 and that the beginning of the fiscal
year September 1 will find the state
only about $500,000 behind Instead of
$3,000,000, as It was last September.
During the year the state has gained
about $2,500,000 on Its Indebtedness.
Premiums collected by stock fire In-
surance companies doing business In
Texas for the years 1917-23, Inclusive,
amounted to $138,811,643, while the
losses paid for the same period Aggre-
gated $79,059,927, according to figures
compiled by the state fire Insurance
commission. This Indicates that the
Insurance companies operating In this
state have not fared badly during the
past seven years. For the year 1923
the fire Insurance companies did ex-
ceptionally well, as the premiums col-
lected amounted to $24,365,144, against
losses paid of $12,390,619, or a loss
ratio of .669.
Announcement Is made by Lan
Commissioner J. T, Robison that thel
57,000 acres of land recently recovered
by the State of Texas from the Capi-
tol Land Syndicate is to be placed on
the market on September 1. This acre-
age was an excess over the U,000,000.
acres donated by the state diver 3
years ago to this syndicate In payment
for the construction of the state
house. This land 1* In two bodies, one
of 30,000 acres In Hartley County and
the other of 27,000 acres situated In
Dallam County, about 20 miles from
Dalhart, the county seat
Your batter} will never die oi thirst, if you uat tb« Stai
Battery Teste $ Furnished bee. Writs lor yours to<
Dollar a Year Is
Salary of Pastor
The parson, described by Goldsmith,
who was "passing rich on £40 a year,’’
will hardly lie envied by many modern
clergymen, but even toduy there Is at
least one minister of religion whose
salary Is considerably less than this
amount, says London Answers. In-
deed, it Is- prohahly the smallest sal-
ary In the world.
The pastor Is llev. Dr. C. W. Gor-
don. better known us “Ralph Connor."
the author of “The Sky Pilot" and
other famous novels. He is minister
of the Presbyterian church at Winni-
peg, hut finds so much of Ids time tak-
en up will) outside engagements that
an associate clergyman has been ap-
pointed to carry on while lie is away
from home. This associate gets tlie
lion's share of the salary, the novel-
ist being content with the modest sti-
pend of a dollar a year for his services
to the church !
New Food Product
Wheat, sugar and upples are the
basis of a new food product to he
brought out ut Kentvllle, Nova Scotia.
The new product will have a distinct
apple flavor, and it Is estimated that
the Industry will provide a market
for 3(X».000 barrels of apples nnnuai-
ly. A name suggested for tIlls prod-
uct Is “Apple Krlsp.” Ttie upples,
chiefly windfalls and No. 3s, will un-
dergo evaporation before entering the
final stage of manufacture.
Good for Him
“John talks in his sleep.”
“He recited In clnss today.”
Eyt Infection end Inflammation are healed
overnight by uelns Roman Eye Italaam.
Aak your drugglet for 36-cent jar or aeod
to 872 Pearl St.. N. T. Adv.
What we call character begins In
whut in children we call stubbornness.
Alost of tlie songs sung on the stage
by request are at the request of the
"O Happy Day" sang the laundress
as she hung the snowy wash on the
line. It was a “happy day" because
she used Red Cross Ball Blue.—Adver-
Ever notice that a baby says “good-
by” a great deni louder thnn "helloT"
ASK YOUR DEALER
if you want long wear and
good looks in your Overalls,
Shirts, One-Piece Garments
and Women’s Dresses, look
for the Stifel Boot Shaped
Trade Mark stamped on the
back of the cloth. Insist on
work clothes made of Stifel’s
J. L. STIFEL & SONS
Indigo Dyers and Printers
Wheeling, W. Va.
To Work Without Tiring
'yOU must have food which is
easily digested, quickly absorbed
and full of energy. Sugar is a won-
derful help to workers because it is
energizing food, supplying strength
almost as soon as it is eaten.
Brands of Pure Cane Sudar
contain a high proportion of energy
units because they are made in the
best refinery in theU.S.A. and have
no adulterants. Ask your grocer
for them, use them freely when
you are doing hard work, and see
folly to the milk and
egga and return to the
double boiler. Add salt
end flavoring and cook
until thickened like
Inafy cuetard. Thii
be served in glssees or
instead of thickening in
boiler it can be baked
In the oven in a pud*
ding dish. If baked it
should be served with e
plain caramel sauce,
made by browning one-
half cup of sugar, and
adding one-half cup of
boiling water. Boil and
cool sauce before serving
Save this end watch
for lit next
"SMade in the Southwest — Sold in the Southwestf*
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Whitmore, R. J. The Carrollton Chronicle (Carrollton, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, June 13, 1924, newspaper, June 13, 1924; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth592169/m1/3/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Carrollton Public Library.