Sherman Daily Democrat (Sherman, Tex.), Vol. THIRTY-SIXTH YEAR, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 11, 1917 Page: 4 of 8
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SHEMUH DAHT DEMOCRAT.
Thursday, January II , 1917
Wait For Out Big
Mark Down Sale
See our Big Ad. on Page 6 in Today’s
GREATER PRICE REDUCTIONS
Sale Starts Friday Morning.
Mason - firacknay Co.
TK G1EAT LtW-PKICE MY CMBS STttE
WILL HAVE TO
PAY TOE HILL
PUN UK EXHIBIT NAVAL DISASTERS
Their Rarity Is a Tribute to the
Skill of Our Seamen.
Sutgtstion For Prt-liiugiiril
Show Is Encouraged.
Auxtln, Texas. Jan. li.—1The Su-
preme Court has refused a writ of i
[error in the celebrated “chicken salad"
Vase, styled H. B. Terrell, state eomp-
I trailer, vs. W. C. Middleton, from
[Travis County. The court was unani-
mous In Its action In refusing writ.
G0N6RESS 6IVES SUPPORT
mong the Courts
Judge Cal T. Freeman, who hus
been silting on, the bench of the Fifty-
Ninth District court during the alt-
sente of Judge Garnett, fined TV. P.
Blggerstaff of Fannin county $50 for
failing to make return on a citation. 1
FARMER FINDS WIFE AND
FIVE CHILDREN DEAD
WHEN HE RETURNS HOME
Greeley, Colo., Jan. tl.—Returning
to his home from work early last
ulghe, Everett Crosier. a farmer re-
aidlng near here, found the bodies of
hU fire children lying in the house ahot
(o death and his wife lying uncon-
scious tu a field near by with a pistol
in her hand.
The children were Lois, aged 12;
Mildred, 8; Margaret, 5; Mary, 2, and
the fifth was an infant.
(, .Mrs. Croaier, who was found after
a search by the husband, deputy sher-
iffs and neighbors, died soon after-
wurd. A bullet wound In the head ap-
parently was self-inflicted.
ON PEACE TERMS
AMootated rrtn Ditpatc* 1
Loudon, Jail. IL—Tbe Associated
Press learns today that the eutente
reply to President Wilson makes spe-
cific designation of Its peace terms,
Including the restoration of Belgium,
Serbia and Montenegro, and the com-
plete reparation for all damage they
sustained, and evacuation of invaded
territory of Fiance. Russia and Ru-
mania, with such reiwratlon as is con-
The Cure. ?
"would you lend me a cake of aoapT”
“Do you mean to tell i
me you want
“Yea’m. Me partner’s got de hlc-
cui«. an* I want to scare him.’’—Pear-
LAMAR COUNTY NEGRO
FINALLY GOT DEED TO
LAND BOUGHT AT 70c
Fifty-Ninth District Court.
Judge Cal T. Freeman has dismiss-
ed the jury in the Fifty-Ninth Dis-
trict court for the week, the docket
having been disposed of.
T’arls, Tex,. Jan. 11—Couuty Audi-
tor J. S. Baker executed a deed yes-
terday to a negro for eighty acres of
land north of Blossom, which belonged
to the perthanent school fund of I ai-
ms r county and which the dark£
bought twenty-nine years ago on time
at 70c an acre, the total purchasfe price
being $126. He has just made the
final payment. He kept the Interest
l>ald up and a part of the time a little
on the principal. When the principal
had Iteen reduced to $.15 he paid for
several years only the annual inter-
est, $3.50 at 10 per cent.
• City Court.
Judge J. P. Leslie had a quiet court
this morning, no arrests having been
made last night. The i»ollce report
that very few complaints are coming
Christmas and tha Man In tha Moon.
Frisians say that one Christmas eve
an old man, thinking of his next day’*
dinner, climbed the fence and stole his
neighbor’s fine cabbages. Just as he
lifted his burden on bis back, how-
ever, the Christ’Child rode by on his
white horse carrying gifts for the good
children and, spying the thief, said.
“Because thou hast stolen on the holy
eve thou shalt stand In the moon and
lie seen by every one forever and for-
ever.” So there he Is, and on every
Christmas eve he is permitted to turn
THE WRECK OF THE SAGINAW.
Thousands ef Visitors Expaetod to Bo
Attracted to Washington During In-
auguration Wook—States to Hava
Soparato Exhibits, Which May Bo-
coma Psrmanant at Capital.
This Cataotrophs Brought Into Play the
Wonderful Ability and Enargy of
Commandar 8icard and Hia Officers
and Crow—An Epio of ths Sea.
American naval officers are noted for
their efficiency, fearlessness and en-
ergy not alone In the stress and tur-
moil of war, hut also when emergen-
cies arise where a battle with the ele-
ments may be more perilous tbao
would be the heaviest big gun fire of
The Federation of Citizens' Assocla- an pnemy.
-' Maritime disasters happily have been
lions has set on foot a movement to,
TRE HOUSE OF GLASS.
There la no gtnlus la Ufa UKe the
genius of energy and Industry.—Mitch-
CREAM FOR CATARRH
Tdla How To Get Quick Relief
from Heed-Colds. ItY Splendid!
In om minute jour clogged nostrils
jaiil ones, the air paasag a Of your head
.Will wear and you can breathe freely.
you can breathe freely.
No more hawking,. snuffling, blowing,
headache, dryness. No struggling for
breath at night; your*eold or catarrh
.will be gone. _ •
Get a small buttle of'Ely’s Cream
Balm from your druggist now. Apply
• little of this fragrant, antiseptic,
healing cream in your nostrils. It pen-
etrates through every air passage of the
inflamed or swollen
head, soothe*, the
mucous membrane, and relief comes in-
It’s just fine. Don’t stay stuffed-up
with a cold or , nasty catarrh—Relief
comes so quickly.'
nils city Is to have Its first
glimpse of a remarkable play when
“The House of Glass’* comes to the
Sherman opera house tonight. Cohan
and Harris produced the piece at the
Candler Theatre, New York, last
geptemlier and It ran throughout the
season, an achievement In Itself suf-
ficiently noteworthy to create a de-
sire on the i»rt of every play-goer
to grasp the first o|>portunity to wit-
ness the performance. Max Marcin,
a newcomer in the field of play milk-
ing, Is the author and he is said to
have touched life at so many novel
angles? In the new piece that the de-
mand for products of his pen bus
already far exceeded the physical pos-
sibility of fulfillment. “The house
of Glass,” as its title Implies. ex-
poses the futility of any human being
attempting to defy the trite aphorism,
“People who live In Glass Houses
should not throw stones.” It not
alone tells a story of all-absorbing
interest but treats It In a dramatic
slant new to stage-craft and produces
a thrill or a laugh at the most unex-
pected moments throughout, the four
acts. To relate the tale In advance
would have a tendency to detract from
the enjoyment of the auditor, but it
may be safely said that the entire
guinut of emotion Is traversed anil
that there Is in the play food for the
consumption of every human being
from the tired business man to the
ulert student of psychology. An ex-
cellent company of players is promis-
ed und a scenic embellishment of a'u
Real Estate Transfers.
T. L. West et ux to J. A. I .add et al
406 acres, W. D. Davis et al surveys,
H. A. Holliday to T. I*. West, same
R. M. Finley et ux to J. F. Ritchie,
lot. 2, block 2, Denison, $275.
W. H. Moore et ux to J. F. Jenkins,
48 acres D. Dugan survey, $1500.
J. W. Hollingsworth to W. B.
Howell, 653 acres, Jno. Hailing et al
surveys. $13,250 et nl considerations,
J. 0. Andrews et ux to J. I* Neath-
ery 100 3-5 acres, R. H. Martin et al
T. Davis et ux to J. R. Fleming,
lots 1 and 2, block 31V Whltewrlght,
Guaranty State Bank of Trenton,
to J. M. Woosle.v et al, 55 acres, Jas.
Wheat survey, $2,550.
J. J. Wheeler et al to R. D. Butler,
101.8 acres R. Hailing et al surveys,
L. L. Blnlou et ux to L. W. Binion,
115% acres, Jas. Wheat survey,
J. C. Kerr et ux to Robt. F'etherston
20 acres, J. C. Kerr survey, $80.
W. E. I'lymer to Lula Grissom,
iot 12, block 5. Miller’s second addition
to Denison, $500.
N. H. L. IbH-kcr to K. B. Williford,
lots 5 and 6. block 18, Munson and
Purlngton’a addition to Denison,
It. T. Head et ux to O. K. Mathews
1-3 interest In 220 acres, J. O. Hat-
field survey. $175.
L. M. Matthews to J. 8. Alexander,
1-3 interest in 220 acres, same survey,
on tool a movciueui tv ■
bring to Washington thousands of pre- tare In our naval history. Their rarity
Inaugural visitors for a glimpse of Un- *Peaks volumes for the skill of
cle Sam In his daily work for tha our navigator^ to whom negligence or
’ Incompetence has hardly ever been Im
people puted. At most an overconfidence may
Aroused by the progress that has ^ urgpj tn 0ne or two Instances; but.
been made -toward getting the prelim- generally speaking, our naval wrecks
lnary arrangements under way, mem- have been caused by violent convui-
bers of the federation say that the gions of nature In her angriest mood or
project has expanded beyond all ex- from causes over which our naval com-
pectations and practically Is assured manders had no control,
of being a tremendous success. I iD the latter class was the wreck of
f„ Already Accomplished. I the United States steamship Saginaw
These are some of the things that on Ocean island lb the north Pacific
have been accomplished: , Oct. 29> 18”°- Thls disaster was due to
The irfterdepartment committee, com- faulty charts that did not show the ex-
posed of chief clerks of the various Islence of an outlying reef upon which
government dapertmouts, has unanl- «>e v«*«l Plled UP lu the darknesa of
moualy approved the plan, promising “*« uigbL Through the energy and
full co-operation with the federation good seamanship of its commanding of
in the Installation of exhibit, and otb- flcer. Lieutenant Commander Monb
er features I gomery Slcard, who realized at once
A joint resolution giving the sanction thaf »*ls ship was a total loss, every
of congress to the plan has been Intro 80U> landed. *<>«•*“ "ltb
duced in both the senate and house 8Uch ^dprovDtensag the time
and, according to Senator Marline, will Permitted which elapsed b*w«* the
be reported favorably to the former a<^dehnt “a lP “ b „
body. Representative Cantrill is in’ Without de ay he organized a camp
charge of the bill in the house, where “ 8h°re; fubllsW,ng and e“forcl“s
favorable action also Is expected at an **“ **£* ""“i upon th'm J*
... | pended the lives of all concerned. He
oo’v.™,™ ■*. <*«,„ ...
'TT4 ,•£,“? plr 5E“m SS??£
and Invited to attend the display or ’ ____. TV T. V,
, .. , . ..____ i ply of fresh water for drinking. It Is
>• rcrlr.l ,1 the luggesUon lor tl. ^ ^ lj|ind ‘
Are You Fully Pre-
pared for this
Little Cold Snap?
If Not Let Us Complete Your Wardrobe.
We Can Dolt At a Great Saving.
Every Piece of.Winter Merchandise Left in
Our Store Is Now Offered at a
Come and Let Us Shoiv You.
It Won’t Freeze
Year battery Aal freeze if it is kept fully charged
will be kept fully charged if we help you care for it.
Roberts tledric Company
We Are Glad to Test Your Battery Any
y Time. £2
manent exposition of the states, j
j Recognizing the fact that his party
_ . , _ ,,,,, . . . ... might be detained many weeks, if not
Thera is WW tl^QouW^ut that ex- ^ 0cean taI|nd wag a
latter proposition. ■ forbade any one crossing It without au-
The plan hi tp hate a national mass thorj the blrd8 be awaJ.
meeting, probably March 8. for the aQd the on, of food di8appear
purpose of considering this matter. wJth (hm
Governors-of states and territories will for obulnln)? eega and fowlg
be Invited ito attend the meeting or wm .tealthUy carried out out st night
tatives with power to under dppoifle orders by selected and
will be made to organize cnrfffljy instructed men. In this man-
a national <
would be ri
inunlttee fur promoting
Washington either of
iRgs for the states or
In which each state
ted by a room sti-
lts exhibits could be installed.
uer, reflating great credit on Sicard’s
forethought there was never anj lack
of food, such as it was.
Since the scene of the disaster was
a thousand miles removed from the or-
dinary path of vessels traversing the
With some of the larger preliminary paciflCi little or no hope could be enter-
conslderatlon* out of the way, the fed- 0f casual rescue. In some way
B. Perry et al to J. 8. Alexander,' eration committee now will get down or otber word bad t0 g0 t0 tbe outside
20 acres, Jno. Murphy survey. $265.
44 acres. Thus. Tnby survey. $1600.
J. E. Collins et ux to J. A. Foreman,
44 acres, same survey, $1700.
I. G. W. Steedman td Mrs. Cornelia
Siuythe. lots 1 and 2 and part of
Block “A” H. M. Sumners first addi-
tion to Sherman. $1.
West Evet-heart to IV. ,T. Everbeart,
!) 54-484 acres, W. T. Henderson sur-
vey. other lands.
G. W. Kennedy to J: L. Ferguson.
46 acres. Spencer Bice survey, $1500.
J. E. Brewster et al to J. H. Hite,
11 acres. C. Bounds-et al survey,
Start the New Year Right.
Resolve that you will not see the earnings of 1916 go
up in smoke without being protected.
HALL & HARE, General Insurance Agents
Both Phones 40.
Lov* and a Ring.
The story of one woman’s pride and
devotion comes out of a jeweler’s shop.
A young man bought an engagement
ring. Apparently he was an impecuni-
ous young man. At any rate he ordered
an imperfect diamond, in less than a
week his fiancee called at the shop
“Is this a flawless diamond?” she
asked. “I want an honest answer.”
She got it j.
"I thought so," she said. ’’Poor fel-
low! I don't blame him. He did tbe
best he could. I don’t care for myself,
but I hare friends who are good Judges
of diamonds, and It would nearly kill
me for them to find out that he gave
me a cheap ring. Will you take this
stone out and replace It with a first
class diamond? He will never know
the difference. 1 will pay tbe bill.”
The substitution was effected, and
that young woman is now proudly
showing her ring,—New York Times.
We have quite a good lot of Silk Remnants in Taffeta,
Poplin, Messaline, and Crepe De Chine. Some lengths are
almost enough for dresses—and with a combination of
Georgette Crepe or Chiffon you can get a dress very cheap.
Also pieces for children's Dresses. Take a look before they
are sold—all marked in plain figures of how1 much and the
price for the piece. .
THE -DEPENDA BLE STORE
to work in’earnest on the details of World. One of the Saginaw’s boats,
the undertaklbg. prepared for thia perilous service, was
Hunting 8uitabls Building. dispatched under Lieutenant John U.
First it will be necessary to find a Talbot, with four seamen, to the Ha-
bullding In which to Install the er-1 wallau Islands, some 1,500 miles away
Mbit Both the new building under across a wintry ocean. Upon this slen-
construction for the interior depart- thread bung the salvation of a huu-
ment and the new Natloual museum, dred and more men.
building are under consideration. | The difficulties, storms and dangers
Subcommittees will bo appointed to, encountered, the hardships and suffer-
take up such questions as finance, pub- j lnBs endured, make this trip of these
liclty, obtaining of reduced railroad 6*»8nt «*”<>« quo of the finest among
rates and other matters. Having de-! the countless epics of the sea. Terri
termlned to make the exhibit worth b'y exhausted by privation and the
while and'to extend Its educational ceaseless struggle against old oceans
scope as far as possible, the commit-1 ^ thetr oar8 a11 lo8t,ln, a hcavy
tee proposes to advertise the 8ympo. gale of wind the boat pushed on under
slum extensively throughout the coun-1 f*11; only to J* «P»tted tor the surf in
try with the object of attracting to laudl“« on the of the lslaud of
Charming styles and the very newest
weaves and colorings.
Come in and See Them•
Our new Spring Taffeta in stripes and
solid colorings are now on display. We
bought before the big advance and you
can buy here at old prices.
SHERMANS NEW IDEA STOKE
Now on North Side Square.
Washington the largest preinaugural
gathering of history. It is believed
that thousands of Americans will be
Induced by the added attraction to
come to Washington for a visit of sev-
It Is related that Talbot sighted the
very last outlying rocky Islet of tho
Hawaiian group, fortunately recog-
nized by one of his crew, and from
, U‘U81UU , * , .' there beat up against the trade wind to
eral days in advance of the inaugural “ J* ^ *e mlsse,r tllia lglet, n0
GOT HIS MONEY BACK.
more. In all probability, would ever
have been heard of him, and it
equally likely that his shipmates on
Ocean Island might not all have sur-
vived until success should crown a sec-
j ond attempt to communicate with clv-
Didn't Give Him the Chance.
Schopenhauer, when staying in Ge-
ifeva, used to go every day to a table
d'hote at which now And then ap-
peared other distinguished visitors.
Once Lady Byron sat next to him.
“Doctor." said the host after she had
left, with a twinkle in his eye—"doc-
tor, do you know who sat next to you
at the table today? It was Lady By-
“Why the deuce did you not tell mo
this before?" replied Schopenhauer. “1
should have liked to be rude to her#
“That was what I feared," said the
host, “and for that reason I kept It
Missouri Farmar Loat $50 Sevan Yaara
Ago; Suocaaaor Found It
Robert King of Marlonville, Mo., has Ulzatlon.
just received $50 from the United State* | In the overturning of the boat four
treasury as reimbursement to him for. of Its occupants were drowned, the
the loss of that amount more than sev- [ brave Talbot among the number. Hap-
PHONE 23 AND COUNT THE
CARL R. NALL
The Careful Druggist.
Phone 23 and count the Minute*.
en years ago. While plowing corn In PRy °ne seaman got ashore, mote than
1909 King lost his pocketbook. It con- half dead, to bring Slcard s dispatch-
talncd two twenty-dollar bills and one e8 1° H*e American minister to the
ten dollar bill • I Sandwich Islands, who at once char-
iest spring J. H. Chamberlain, who tered a steamer and sailed the same
now owns the land, found the purse.' day to the relief of the marooned
Scarcely anything was left of it but the ship's company of the Saginaw. Ex-
metal. ‘wttWn was a lump that on cept for the sad ending to Talbot's mis-
close Inspection proved to have been al°n, this wreck, however unfortunate
paper money. |ln 1,self> 18 a 8Plendld example of the
It was sent to Washington, where It resourcefulness and skm of the Ameri-
waa unfolded and pasted on a card- pan naval officer and so may be re-
board, a small piece at a time. This Karded with vastly more pride than re-
wag returned to Marlonville for affl- gret—Rear Admiral Caspar F. Good-
“What’s Scribson so upset about?”
“He wrote a story in which the hero
was a cave man.”
“The artist who Illustrated It gave
the cave man a shaggy coat of hair
asd then finished him off with care-
fully manicured nails."—Birmingham
VILLA EXECUTED WOMAN
BECAUSE SHE COULD
NOT LOAN HIM MONEY
Juarez. Jan. 11 A telegram was
received here by Miss Maria Chavez
front her brother. Guillermo ('have*
of Jimenez, wbleh read:
“Our mother was executed by Fran- ,
eiseo Villa’s forces Jail. 2.”
, Tlic girl’jB, wither was, -Mrs. (Visa
Caballero, a widow, living In Parra I.
The telegram Hided, that the Villa "N
fleets, thinking the widow was wealthy
demanded a foreed loan and upon lie-”''
Ing refused they ordered the woman,
who was 65 years old, shot by a firing
Indigestion. One package
proves it* 25cat all druggists.
davits of both th* loser and the finder.
* NEW MACHINE GUN FIRE3 4>
* 3,000 8HOT8 PER MINUTE *
+ A centrifugal machine gun,
4 said to throw 8,000 projectiles
per minute at an Initial velocity
* of 4,000 feet per second, was re-
+ cently tested by naval authorl-
* ties at Vallejo, Cal.
+ The gun Is operated wholly by
* electricity. E. N. Rice of San
4* Francisco claims the Invention.
rich In Philadelphia Ledger,
Odd Nam* Oddly Won.
The Inn known as the “Same Yet," at
rrestwlch, has a curious history which
Mr. Hackwood relates: “The House
4. ’ originally bore the 'Seven Stars,' but
qt many years ago lt\ became necessary
' to have its faded sign repainted. When
the painter asked the landlord what he
4,1 was to put on the board he received
4 ‘ the answer, The same yet* And the
man took him at his word."—London
Ths nauUcal mile.Is often Incorrect-
ly called a knot, but a knot is a meas-
ure of both distance and time. It is
correct to say that a vessel makes ten
knots, but to say that she makes ten
knots an hour Is tautology.
Have the Courage to appear poor
and you disarm poverty of its sharpest
"Subster Is a perfect husband."
“1 never heard he was so wonder-
“Well, every time he sees a mall
.box be feela in bis pockets."—Buffalo
ISc GAS MANTLE
ON THE MARKET.
In addition to these High Grade Mantles at a Medium
Price, we also carry Gas Globes of most any style used.
Phone ns your orders for these.
Scull-Swain HardWart Company
"THE GOOD SERVICE STORE."
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