The Daily Herald (Weatherford, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 309, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 9, 1918 Page: 2 of 4
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flights of great air squadrons could
put to death an entire nation, once it
had its gas munitions and air squad-
rons ready in advance of its intended
We now know Germany well enough
to believe that, driven into a losing
fight, her high command will not with-
hold its hand for moral reasons from
pouring this fatal poison over all or
any of its enemies. All the world
dead but Germany is a condition that
Germany, official and unofficial, seems
to be able to contemplate with calm
There is no defense against such a
world-killing power except to put it
under physical bonds while the world
spirit is remade on the plan laid down
by the Man of Galilee. The official
breeding of nation-wide hate—that
cool, calculating, relentless, merciless,
undying, Teutonic hate—must cease
from the face of the earth, or civiliza-
tion will die. ,
SELFISHNESS LIFTS ITS HEAD
4 VIGILANTES WAR NOTES. 4
RICH, RED BLOOD MAKES
A STRONG, HEALTHY BODY
Cleveland Moffett believes that pub-
lic school teachers have a definite pat-
riotic duty to perform in their daily
work and has written a creed for their
use which contains the following:
r 1. I teach my pupils that their
duty is first, last and all the time, to
to be loyal to the President of the
United States, loyal to the Allies of
the United States, loyal to the mili-
Iron in Blaud’a Masa Form
Rich, Red Blood.
For Sale to Highest
tary policy of the United States.,
fj. I teach my pupils that when
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Weekly Herald during the campaign
before the primaries:
District offices, both 'papers........$15.00
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Either Daily or Weekly................( 7.50
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For County Judge—
E. A. SWOFFORD.
For District Clerk—
G. W. BUCHANAN.
For County Clerk—
BEN C. HOLYFIELD.
For Tax Collector—
W. T. MALLORY.
S. T. (DORA) SCOTT.
^ BEN KEELING.
J. M. TAYLOR.
JOHN R. BROWN.
For Tax Assessor— •
T. W. C. NEALY.
For County Treasurer—
SAM P. NEWBERRY.
For Commissioner, Precinct 2-
R. FRANK HUGHES.
F. E. BOLEY.
For Commissioner, Precinct 3-
S. S. GILBERT.
ALL THE WORLD DEAD
The development of human powet
through the .inventions and discover-
ies in recent years has been bewild-
eringly rapid. The wholly new meth-
ods of the present war vividly illus- cities, and aftPr conference they for
(The Presbyterian Standard.)
Selfishness has been here ever
since Adam laid the! blame on Eve.
Tlie-war found it here. It did not have
to create it. Perhaps it has done noth-
ing to enlarge or strengthen it. But
il has furnished the opportunity for it
lo show its hideous features. In all
sections of the country and among all
classes, it is lifting the mask and cal-
ling atlention to its ugliness. Con
gress is wrestling with it, and trying
to keep it from bankrupting the na-
tion. The President and his agents"
are wrestling with it and trying to
keep it from freezing and starving the
We have been especially moved at
recent behavior of some of the farm-
ers. Out West they are foaming at
the omuth because the President fixed
the price of wheat at $2.20 per bushel.
This is twice as much as they ever
got for their wheat before. It allows
them $1.41 a bushel clear profit. Yet
they are loud in their complaints.
They insist that big business is mak-
ing billions of profit, while the poor
farmers are constrained to sell their
wheal at whatever price the govern-
ment sees fit lo set. They demand a
lice hand. They believe they can
force wheat to $3 per bushel, and
claim that this would not give them
more profit than they are entitled to.
In the South, many loyal subjects
of King Cotton are equally clamorous
that their profits shall be on a scale
of unexampled magnificence. Only a
little while ago, they were happy at
the pro . t of 25e a pound. But they
' ■ . r'-nvnssed the situation more
thoroc.g..:; . and find that they might
' a nth' to squeeze more out of a
need..- world. A goodly number met
o.-.ether in one of our neighboring
Germany sank the Lusitania, she sank
her right to be treated as a civilized
3. I teach my pupils that there is
one thing in the wofld worse than a
German enemy and that is an Ameri-
can traitor, an American eowanh an
American slacker, an American paci-
fist. I-teach them that treasonable ut-
terances, spoken or written, are as
dangerous to this Republic as armed
attack and must be punished by law
and by the force of outraged public
4. I teach my pupils that prema-
ture peaap would be a world disaster;
that we are fighting a war for liberty
against German tyranny, and that
having drawn the sword in a just
cause, we must never sheathe it until
Germany has been conquered, punish-
ed and made pay for her crimes.
5. I teach my pupils that they
my pupils that
must defend w’ith all their strength
our precious heritage of American lib-
erty, and must be ready and glad to
do their part in universal military
6. I teach my pupils that this war
has ceased to be, a fight and has be-
come a great world religion, a religion
of democracy, that we must be ready
to die for, if need be, so that our chil-
dren may live and be free. I inculcate
in my pupils faith that the American
people will dedicate their lives and
substance to these great ends, invok-
ing the spirit of our fathers and the
blessing of the God who never for-
sakes a righteous cause.
ORGANIZATION TEXAS GUARD
Austin, Texas, Jan. 9.—The an-
nouncement of Governor \V. P. Hobby
that organization of the proposed new
Texas National Guard has been defi\
nitely postponed owing to advices
from the. war department that the
necessary equipment could not be
forthcoming at this time has caused !
an abatement of applications for com
missions tn the new organization.
The original plan called for organ:.-:-’
lion of the new guard early in Janu
ary and since that announcement was
made some time ago the governor and
the adjutant general have been flood-
ed with telegrams and letters from
Pep Systemic Pills—the new iron
compound—contain Blaud’s Mass
which is considered the most assimi-
lable form of iron salts and are rein-
forced by other valuable nerve, blood
and liver tdnics. People with sluggish
systeips will find these pills have no
equal for giving them strength and
energy and for building up a run down
They start giving results after only
a few doses and before you hardly re-
alize it they make you feel like a new
People Tv ho have tried other iron
tonics but have had to discontinue on
account of the iron upsettingf their
stomachs need have no fear whatever
of Pep Systemic Pills serving them
this way. Nor will these pills dis-
color the (eetlf as many other iron"
Loss of appetite, constipation, im-
pure blood, sleeplessness, dizziness,
sallow complexion and other similar
ailments are sure forerunners of more-
serious troubles -and should be check-
ed as soon as noticed. For any of
these ailments Pep Systemic Pills are
a wonderful tonic, and for building up
the system and giving you vim and
vigor they allow you to enjoy the
pleasures of living. *
Pep Systemic Pills fcave a great ad-
vantage over liquid tonics, loo, as they
are much more convenient to take,
and especially when you are on an
outing, when you take your meals up
tow n or whenever you are traveling.
Make up your mind to get a bottle
today* and get strong again. For sale
by Braselton-Smith Drug Co. and all
other good drug stores.
ACCEPT NO SUBSTITUTE FOR
Bidder for Cash-
* A registered German-Coach stallion, black, and,
about 17 hands high, weighs about 1500, 7 years old. ^
Will be sold at auction Saturday, January 12, 1918,
at 3 p. m., on the streets of ^illsap, Texas.
This is the $3,000 stallion owned by ’
MILLSAP HORSE COMPANY
feet wide extend along both sides of
each' building to handle supplies from
five lines of railroad.
The first unit of the plant is to be
teady within thirty days from Decem-
ber Id, and each succeeding un\t to
be completed at ten day -^intervals.
More than 2,700,000 feet of luhtber are
lo be used in the buildings. The plank
floors require mere than 500 cars ot
cinders a foundation, each car con-
LARGE STORAGE PLANTS BE-
ING ERECTED AT CHICAGO
Chicago, 111.,, Jtm. 9.—Two thousand
workmen have begun a mammoth gov-
ernment storage plant here which is
to consist of three one story buildings,
each a quarter of a mile in length and
96 feet wide. The men are after a
record in quick construction on a cold
weather job, and expect to have the
w-ork completed in fifty days.
The three buildings will be placed
side by side and separated by spaces
| for railroad tracks or driveways be-
i tween them. Loading platforms 10
tainlng 55'cubic yards. The local lum-
ber .markets furnished all of the lum-
Each building will have hollow tile
walls, heavy timber girders and posts
and joisted timber 'roofs. The foot-
ings under the posts consist of a gril-
lage of old railroad ties. Each unit is
divided into sections by tile fire walls
at intervals of 175 feet. They are to
be lighted by overhead sky lights, and
heal, water and electric current will
be supplied by the power plant of the
central manufacturing district. This
plant is being built under the super-
vision of.paptain A. H. McComb, con-
struction quartermaster in charge.
When finished it will be turned over
to Colonel A. D. Knlskern, depot quar-
RAILROAD MEN ASKED BY
McADOO TO DO THEIR DUTY ^
Associated I Teas
Washington, Jan. 9.—Director Gen-
eral McAdoo has addressed an appeal
to railroad officers and employes to
do their utmost to maintain efficiency
in railroad service as a patriotic duty, "
saying “Every officer and Employe is
just as important, a factor in winning
Use war as are the men in uniform
who are fighting in the trenches.”
Constipation is the starting point
for many diseases -(hat end fatally.
Healthy regularity can be established
through the use of Prickly Ash Bit-
ters. It is a fine bowel tonic, is mildly
stimulating and strengthens the stom-
ach, liver and kidneys. Klndel* Drug
Co. and City Drug Co., special agents.
GINNINGS 10,450,000 BALES;
Browns Will*Train at Palestine.
St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 9.—The- St.
Louis Americans will do their train-
ing at Palestine, Texas, next spring.
Robert fttrinn, business manager of
the club, has completed all arrange-
ments for the trip, but will confet
with Manager Fielder Jones before
setting a date forc the departure to
the southland cainp. It is probable the
Browns will get aVay about the mid-
dle of March.
TEXA6' SHARE 2,987,947
Washington, Jan. 9.—Cotton ginned
prior to January 1 was 10,450,401
bales, counting round as half bales
and exclusive of linters, the census
Texas this ■ year ginned 2,987,947
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)u Shonld Worry!
If your battery Is weak
d does not start your
,tor, phone- ^ "|
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dimenaionsTtrh^rLin ^coull ^“o^e Tc
theyjcould get, and should have, ooc | As to how long the organization ot
per pound for cotton and-$100 per ton ,he guard will be deIaypd depends
for cotton seed. At this rate an acre j wholly upon orders from the war 3-e-
of land that would produce a bale oi partment. It may only be a question
cotton would yield $22a, about four Qf weeks and again it may be months
times Hie worth of the land, and a netj bef0re an order to proceed with the
profit of $17a per bale. The seed organization is issued by the war de-
would pay the cost of production. The partment. /
Southern farmer, exactly like his__1___
Western brother, is demanding a 300
per cent profit.
the earth beneath, and in the waters
under the efcirth. But this feature will
not pass away with the war. After
the war life will be in three dimen
sions. Some human power will con
tiol the world in three dimensions,
and whatever power controls the on-!
will control tTie three. This may be
a beneficent power, a brotherly world
agreement to respect natural human
lights on the basis of free and equal
birth; or it will be a malevolent pow
er that can seize and hold and monop
olize to its own use the earth, the sea
and the sky.
Hitherto America has felt safe be-
THEY ALL- DEMAND IT.
AUSTIN WILL VOTE ON
LOCAL OPTION JAN. 21.
WCatherford, Like Every City and
Town in the Union, Receives It.
People with kidney ills want to be
cured. When one suffers the tortures
of an aching back, relief is eagerly
sought for. There are many remedies
but do not cure
Austin, Texas, Jan. 9.—The firing of
hind her encircling seas, across wtich the opening guns of the prohibition- today that relieve,
no superior hostile arm could reach, ists in the local option election cam Doan-’s Kidney Pills have brought-last-
And the whole world has felt securely paign here last Sunday night in prep- ing results to thousands. Here is
fortified on its sky side, from which aration for the election in the city Weatherford evidence of their merit
direction only the good God was ever January 21, marks the third “wet” and Mrs. M. E. Floyd, 205 Hanover St
known to strike. But within the last "dry” election campaign in the eoun- says: "Kidney complaint had gotten
three years we have been stripped ty during the last thirteen months, a hold on me and different treatments
naked of both these defenses. There The "wets” as yet have started no that I took did not help me. My back
is no guaranty of safety to a single active campaign. was the worst source of the complaint
human being for a single day or night Unlike the last two elections the and I had to give up my work. Doan’s
so long as a power exists on earth coming one will be held only in tjie Kidney Pills straightened me up at
large enough and malevol-'n* enough city. It is said to have been asked once. I could soon get about unaided
to undertake a world raid., for because the “drys” contested the an(l finally all the trouble left me
In spite of the utmost national vig- last election in Travis county, held The cure has lasted.” ~~
iiance, we shall be ah naked to our November 15, last, and felt that since Price 60c, at all dealers. Don’t
enemies as ever were the Gauls to the the case was likely to be tied up in simply ask for a khjney remedy—get
Huns or the Rotnansto the Vandals, if the courts for a year or two the oest Doan’s Kidney Pills—the same that
airships shall continue lo develop and solution would be to hold another elec- cured Mrs. Floyd. Foster-Milburn Co.,
submarines to extend the radius of
their' destructiveness in the hands of
a people devoid of moral sense. •
How startlingly near the world now
is to such a catastrophe is shown by
many signs in the development of the'
German genius to destroy, but by none
so vividly as that of the recent as-
tion at an early date. This is expect-
ed to result in a dismissal of the case
now in the courts.
Props, Buffalo, N. Y.
PLAN TO ERADICATE TICKS
FROM SOUTH BY 1921.
HAIG ASSERTS DESTRUC-
TION OF FOE IS NEARER
Washington, Jan. 9.—Cattle tick
eradication in Southern states is the
Associated Proas object of a four day conference of
London, Jan. 9.—The additional, more than 200 employes of the bureau
sault on Armentieres by German Htreng,h which the enemy can obtain of animal industry, which will be held
■) bombiDS Planes carrying arsine gas from the ev(>nls jn RUf,sja. and Italy at New Orleans, beginning Jan. 15.
iL bombs This sas is colorless, almost a)ready has bpen iargP)y djHCOUnted It is planned to eradicate all cattle
|?iodorless, exceedingly subtle and alto- and the ultjmate dpStruntion of the Uck„ in Louisiana, Arkansas and
^ggjtber deadly poison, one breath" of pnemy's flPid forces has been brought South Carolina in a grand assault duw
^_it is said, is sure death against appreciably nearer, is the confident ing this year and to free Alabama and
^re is no known remedy. Its summing up by Field Marshal Haig, North Carolina front the pest in 1919,
9«ct on Armentieres lasted the British commander in chief in Georgia and Oklahoma in 1920 and
-jBMl# week, and in that time prance and • Belgium, of last year’s Florida and Texas in 1921.
mmm be 'nbabi,ants' ev' work on the western front. The state-
bre*-tbecJ tbe sas* died in ment is contained in an official report
Meeting with the federal tick eradi-
cating- forces will be representatives
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ater even than that produc- of General Haig’s spring and summer of.the state livestocf boards in prac-
effects of poison be
tically every state with territory still
with thlagas , LOOK—Kelly’s Confectionery has
~ Coin, THE ORIGINAL^ in spite
the reported scarcity. Come see
irself. , Adv.
quarantined because of cattle tick.
' Only one chance to see McGosquin,
the football star, at Weatherford Col-
lege Friday evening? Jan. 11, 1918.
Advertising is merely talking to one’s cus-
tomers through the medium of the newspaper.
National advertisers, in placing their ads
before the public, first consider the number
of people to be reached in a given territory
and place their advertising accordingly.
The Daily Herald is read by 3,(H)0 people
in Weatherford every day. Mr. Merchant,
can you talk to that many people for a dollar
a day? We don’t believe you can, but the
Herald will run an ad every day that will at-
tract the attention of the buyers for even less
money than that.
And when it comes to talking to your coun-
try customers, you could not circularize
the homes into which the Weekly ^Herald
goes for less than three times the cost of ’ad-
Give a personal touch to your advertising.
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