Sherman Daily Democrat (Sherman, Tex.), Vol. THIRTY-SIXTH YEAR, Ed. 1 Monday, May 14, 1917 Page: 2 of 8
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' SHERMAN DAILY DEMOCRAT-SHERMAN, TEXAS.
Monday. May 14, 19l7
THE DAILY DEMOCRAT
8HERMAN, TEXAS. _
Q. O. * B. a HUNTER, Publisher!
Published In the Famous Red River
Valley, In s section rich In fertile land
end diversified crops. In a city of col-
leges, big factories, mills, six trunk
rr.llway lines and lnterurbans.
Subscription: Dally, 50c per month;
95.00 per year In advance. Weekly,
11.00 per year, 00c for 6 months, 30e
for 8 months.
Mail subscribers changing locations
should give thdr former addresses as
well as the nnw ones. Subscribers
served by earrlm will please assist
the management In rr idorlng good ser-
vice by notifying the Democrat about
Irregularities and omissions.
Any erroneous reflection upon the
character, standing or reputation of
any person, firm or corporation which
may appear In the columns of the Dem-
ocrat will be gladly corrected ui>on It
being brought to the attention of the
Entered at the postofftce at Sherman
aa mall matter of the second claaa ac-
cording to set of Congress 1873.
Vegetables are cowing and are very
line. They will help to reduce the
high eont of living.
You may not believe It. Imt your
neighbor is uiiout as got el as you are.
Ixiok about you, then tlo a little self-
eualyzing hikI see If we are not right.
A preily Irish girl from Cork Is su-
ing a New York hanker for $1,000,(AX)
for hreneh of promise. She is 30 and
he la 75. The gay old scamp will be
given u ruiL for Ills money,
A food exiiort writes: "Hard boiled
eggs, chopped fine and put iu the
chicken soup make the soup much
richer." Certainly, but 11 will make the
fellow that foots the bill much isxirer.
The District Sunday School Conven-
tion la in session In Sherman today
and tomorrow. It is a big affair ami
will bring lo the churches and our
city much good. Experts workers
are present to teach modern nielhods
in attracting and holding the young
people and enlist lug adults in Sunday
The House of Representatives at
Washington tins reversed itself and
gone on record «s favoring the plan to
send Col. Roosevelt to France at the
head of an army unit. The Democrat
hopes the plan will go through. Col.
Roosevelt 1ms nearly 300,000 picked
men who want to go to lire front, ami
they should ls> jiermltted to go.
Here Is. a highly appreciated compli-
ment from the McKinney Daily Cour-
ier-Gazette: "We congratulate Sher-
mau uihmi getting the 1018 state con-
vention of the Christiun churches of
Texas. Shcriuan is one of the most
progressive smaller cities of the south.
Her Chamber of Commerce Is liberally
supported and wisely and tactfully di-
There should lie no slackers. Young
lnt u under 31 years of age who ilo not
volunteer for the army, and who do
not have Jobs or are In school should
lie conscripted for the farms. It is said
the United States ha- 5,000.00(1 boys
Iietween the ages of 1(1 and 31, ami
that of this number 3,000,000 have no
occupation. This is a waste that should
not tie permitted. This 3,000,000 Idle
boys should be turned into producers,
instead of consumers only.
Prepared Specially for This Newspaper
By Pictorial Review
An Agreeable Addition to the Summer Wardrobe.
Close under arm and shoulder seam*
as notched Sew the edge of pocket
section having 3 and 4 notches, to
lower edge of front, corresponding
notches even Turn hems at frost
edges of front and front gore on
email "o" perforations; center-front
Indicated by large "O” perforations
Gather front and back along cross-
line of small "o” perforations Lap
the tab extension of front gore, on
front of waist matching single large
“O” perforations and tack. Adjust
stay to position underneath front and
back, center-backs even, single small
*'o” perforation In sta^y at under-
arm seam, bring front edge of stay to
center-front and stitch the gathers
to position along the center of stay;
A pirating design for development
in the, toft, silky materials for sum-
mer wear. The dress is trimmed
with buttons, applied on the front,
pockets and fancy sleeves.
A frock mado after this model
would be a very agreeable addition
to the summer wardrobe. It may be
fashioned of satin, crepe de chlno
or crepe meteor The back of the
waist and back gore of the skirt are
cut In one, the remaining parts of tfcs
skirt being gathered to a high waist-
band The waist front extends below
the waistline at the sides, forming
pocketB. In medium size the design
requires 5% yards 36-inch material,
with % yaTd 2-inch belting for slay
and % yard extra material 36-lnches
wide for the girdle.
To properly begin the construc-
tion of the dress, adjust the pocket
section underneath the curved edge
of front gore, and under the tab ex-
tension matching single and double
notches; stitch to position around the
notched edges leaving edge of pocket
section having 3 and 4 notches free.
bring single large and double small
.“oo" perforations in front to corres-
ponding perforation In stay
Now gather upper edge of front gore
from the tab extension to center-
front and stitch to position over the
lower edge of waist, front edges even,
stitch upper edge of front gore at
under-arm seam, over gathers Lap
right front gore on left, center-
fronts even and stitch to position
leaving edges free front single large
“0” perforation lo lower edge; fU)l»h
edges above for closing
To make the girdle, plait, creas-
ing on lines of slot perforations and
bring folded edges to corresponding
lines of small “o" perforations, then
press Adjust to position slipping un-
derneath tab extensions and close un-
der the left tab Face the collars and
sew to neck edge, notches and center-
Next, close sleeve seams as notch-
ed, leaving seam having double
notches free be’ow small “o” perfora-
tion. Sew In armhole as notched,
small “o” perforation at shoulder
seam, easing in any fulness.
Trim with buttons of the same or
♦ + * 4 + 4 4
♦ 4i 4 4 +
Sherman wlil entertain the Pre-
mier of Msnitolm pnd other promi-
nent men the night of May 34, when
lliey arrive in automobiles dver the
Jefferson highway from Colorado to
the gulf. Shcrnmn will he the first
slop In the stale and there will no
doubt be a large company of people
from the north and others who join
them en route. The plan now Is to
tender the visitors a real southern
greeting mid serve a banquet. Sherman
people will measure up to tlie occasion.
If Russia makes separate i«<aee with
Germany the thing to do would la* to
set alioiit 500,000 of those little Japs
over there. The Japs, have been fur-
bishing Russia with munitions of war,
foodstuff and lending her money, and
naturally should be permittiHl to take
care of herself in the premises, which
slm Is amply able to do. The United
States has already told Russia she
need expect no financial or other help
from America if she concludes sepa-
rate peace with Germany.
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The Denison Herald says: “The
Herald congratulates its good friend,
P. 3. Brennan, on being elected stale
treasurer of the Knights of Columbus
at the recent convention held at Tex-
arkana. It is a worthy honor and
(worthily tiestnwed.” Mr. Brennan is
clined to stand for re-elcetion on ac-
Demeorat Joins the Herald eongratu-
Atlanta and Anderson, Ga., are
to be connected by a new interurbun
The government should bus! up the
price fixing on the necessities of life
Wheat was bought from the farmer at
$1.25 tier bushel sad flour is retailing
ut. $3.55 for 50 ills. This is wrong and
the men responsible for this inflated
price should be made to feel the hand
of justice. No man or set of men
should be permitted to take advantage
of the war and the condition of mind
of the people to raise the necessaries
of life to an oxhorhitant price.—Sher-
What Is the matter also whqn the
middle mail is now getting $3.00 for
his wheat and the farmer' is offered
less than $2.0O.~h;nlue*vill« Signal.
+ POULTRY KAISERS 4
+ DO YOUR DUTY. 4
Xeyer before In the history of our
country, have we had (lie opiwrtunity
of serving It as we now have. Today
the cry of the nation is, to produce
and produce efficiently. The nation’s
meat supply can he increased more
rapidly by means of poultry raising
than by any other livestock route.
For this reason, every am a, woman
hoy and girl so situated as to he able
to grow (Kiultry, should consider it
his or her sacred duty and privilege
to raise as many chickens, ducks,
geejic, turkeys and pigeons as they
Come, poultry raisers and farmers!
l>o your duty by enlisting in llie great
army jSf poultry raisers. Respond to
the call and cry of the nation for food:
We can double the output of eggs and
treble the production of poultry meat.
We can accomplish all this without any
great effort on our part. In the name
of “The Land of the Free and the
Home of tin* Brave” I, in my humble
position, tip)soil to every poultry ruiset;
in the state of Texas, to at least treble
the production of poultry and eggs.
Feed your chickens green food to belli
reduce the feed hill and keep tile birds
In conclusion lei me say, that 1
know you will do your share, and that
for your country's sake, you will do
your duty. I know many of you per
son ally, ami I feel sure that the poultry
raisers of the state are us loyal and
patriotic as any class of people.
Once more, allow me to say -“Jwt us
fall in line, for the nation’s supply of
meat and eggs rests upon our shoul-
ders and we must, wage a successful
battle for more poultry and eggs.”
Yours very truly,
F. W. KAZEMEIR,
Poultry Husbandman, Texas A. & M.
SMITH CO. MEDICAL
AID TO CAMPAIGN
At the meeting of the Smith County
Medical Association held at the Tyler
Chamber of Commerce on May Slit, the
physicians of Smith county, Texas, dis-
cussed the various phases-of the anti*
malaria campaign now being under-
taken hi Smith county anti Tyler.
The economic anil practical methods
if eradicating malaria In the rural
Mstcicts was taken u$i in detail and
;he.officers of the Failed States Pub-
'ie Health Service gave a .brief out-
line of (lie successful campaigns
which have lieen completed in other
southern slates. Instances were cited
where successful results laid been
toll loved in rural districts having very
High malaria sick rates and severe
types of malaria. The federal health
officials slatciI they were particularly
interested in and ready to assist, and
advise the. farmers of Smith county
and realize that it is,of the utmost
importance TO KEEP THE FARM-
ERS FREE FROM MALARIA THIS
YEARS SO THAT THEY WILL BE
ABLE TO PRODUCE AND GATHER
BUMPER CROPS FOR WHICH
THERE WILL BE A DECIDED DE-
The question of (he best methods
of procedure to lie followed In con-
trolling the breeding of mosquitoes in
Hvoixloji water containers, etc.. In liack
Let us stand united, ami instead of, , . .....
shouldering a yitlc ...nil we are called|£H"ls a"'1 "oufs m "f
upon, assert every human effort andt??1” d**^.1*; I* »•,_*
intelligence towards ilrodm-iug the nar
t Ion's supply of meat aud uggs.
Hatch every fertile’egg produced.
11MIK Texas Wonder cure* kidney and
I bladder troubles, dissolves gravel, cures
diabetes, weak and lame backs, rheuma-
tism and all irregulariticaoftbo kidneys and
bladder in both meu and women- If not sold
by your druggist, will b« sent liy mall on re-
ceipt of 11/ One small bottle is two months’
treatment and seldom fails to perfect a cure.
Bend to' testimonials from this aud other
Mho recommended Hint Hie schorl! chil-
dren of Tyler lie asked to co-operate
in tliis rltj($Jt is known liv sanitarians
till over (lie world that the work ae-
e< mpiished by Hie pupils of the schools
of Laredo. Texas. about thirteen
years ago. resulted in the prompt ter-
minal km of (lie yellow fever epi-
demic at iairedo and. the city ef Ty-
ler could not do I tetter than follow
I)r. Bell’s suggestion. The same
'method of procedure was started last-
month at Sherman, Texas, where an
anti-malaria campaign was starjed
by the .(’hamher of Commerce of Sher-
man, 'who studied the malaria situa-
tion and come to the conclusion that
it cost the citizens of Sherman much
more to Suffer with malaria than It
trill do to eliminate the source of the
The Best Known Boy
in the World
[pROM China to New York, and around the world the other way, to London,
£\ there is one boy who is known and loved above all others—and that hoy i i
—IIn hint each marv knows the image of his own boyhood, of its droams
and its restlessness, and its wildness, and its mischief, and vayuc striving
to be decent, and ambition.
In Mark i wain’s Tom Sawyer each man sees the renewal of Ids own youth.
In Tom Sawyer each woman secs the son she loves. And why not, for Tom
Sawyer is really the story of Mark Twain’s own boyhood.
'flic Chinese mandarin chuckles over that classic incident where Tom
made th^ other boys pay him for doing his work. The little Russian trembles
on the dark hillside where he overhears Indian Joe plotting to rob the widow.
Tho.German in his trench tunnel, with death all about him. Catches his
breath asdic reads of Tom and little Becky alone in the tunnel.
Wherever men read’, they shiver with Tom in that graveyard that fearful
midnight when, by a new made grave, he saw a man murdered.
And each man who reads knows his own mother in Aunt Polly, and thinks
how lie too must have been a trying child; and he wishes he had a chance to
do it all over again and make it op to a long-suffering and patient mother. In
Tom Sawyer there is universal boyhood, there is laughter and tears. But there
is something bigger, ’ Not only those tlwngs w hich are difficult and abstruse yre
literature. A thing so joyous, so laughable as
loin Sawyer must be literature-^and the man
who wrote it, is one ‘of the most universal in his - -»
appeal of the whole Western Hemisphere.
Another Lincoln in Spirit
Mark Twain made us laugh, so that we had
no time to see that his style was sublime, that
lie was almost biblical in simplicity, that he was
to America another Lincoln in spirit.
To us, to every one in the United States, he
was just Mark Twain — well-beloved, one of
ourselves, one to laugh with, one to go to for
cheer, one to go to for sane, pointed views. Now
he is gone; the trenchant pen is still. But his
joyous spirit is still with us. Mark Twain’s smile
will life forever. His laughter is eternal.
•0 - * »
In his work we find all things from the ridic-
ulous in “ Huckleberry Finn ” to the sublime of
“Joan of Arc”—-that spiritual book of serene and
lovely beauty. A man who could write two such
books as 1 Huckleberry Finn” and “Joan of Arc”
was sublime in power.
AH that is lovable and daring—that is spec-
tacular in American life, lu- has expressed’. All
that is impatient with oppression; but above all,
that intangible something that makes America
what it is, the world find:, in Mark Twain. He is
our Mark twain lie i; the great American.
Europe so recognizes hiui. Asia so knows him.
This l.i MmkTnalo
Tbit K Murk Twain
in II* bit tv
Thin Is Mm k Twain
This it Mark fmla
This la Mark
Tffalu lu tiei nnui4
Centennial Half-Price Sale Mast Close
MarkTwain wanted these booksin the
hands of all tire people. He wanted us to
make good-looking, substantial books,
that every man could afford to own. So
we made this set, and there has been a
tremendous sale on it.
But Mark Twain could not fore-
see that the price of paper, the price
of ink, the price of cloth, would all
go up. It is impossible to continue
the sale long.it should have closed
Because this is the one hun-
dredth annfveisnry of the
founding of Harper ivBrotherS,
we have decided to continue
this half-price sale while
the present supply lasts.
Get you set now while i In- price is
low. Send the coupon today before
the present edition is all Rone.
iii!«i«Uaik ru tin
Send me, all
det of Mark
Tv uiii’« v/wks in 2J
Volumes, iHiwtrated: bound
hvinriswui grern doth,
*t,imped In Rild, gold lups
&nd nmnumvd rd%'•*■ If not sat*
Lu^.wy, i will return at
ytu.i v'peiiM’. Otb+twbe I *i!l w.nd
you It.Ho within 5 tfifii ami tioa u
*’**' * unmtlM. Uitl uniting the
Ixu -nt .hf y«>ur halt i.ikt ml*
HARPER & BROTHERS, New York 1817-1917.
IO'.u xddod la price In Canada becausn of duty
It was stated (hut the mosquito
drainage hrjgude eniployed liy the
Collon Belt Railroad, wliieli started
work last week, are makip^ stood
Iirogress ami srtadutilly mnkitisr Tyler
a very uiisalisfn< tory |il:o-e f.ir the pro-
I .illation of Hie uialaria eonveylug
1^1 a- federal HeaUlt officials called at-
tention to ihe fact tliat many improp-
erly screened lnms,“s in aud near
towir act an iftrsw traps and cateli
and retain anopheles/ also ihat where
twelve and fourteen mesh - screen is
usi'd on the screoti doors the small
size anopheles pas< t}ji»srh sueit wire
screen without difficulty, but cannot
pass (broils'll Hi mesti screen, and t,mt
win-re the II im*sli wire is treated with
a thin (xtai i f faint the wire lasts
niucli Joiif-er and Hie malaria mos-
quito cannot pass .through it.-—Tyler
(’ourier-Thhe.t. May !). 1017.
WHEN YOU LACK PEP,
LOOSE ENERGY, FEEL
DULL AND HEADACHY,
TRY THIS RIGHT OFF
Get a 25c isrittle of BOND.’S I.IVEIl
FILLS at any (Iruc store and take one
at lirdiiia^ for two or three tiiitlds.
They will put your lazy liver back to
work, regulate your bowels, clean off
coated tonjrue, improve your di^cslion.
give back your appetite, restore your
energy, nioke*you fis-l fine. They are
mild ami safe, yet thorough in action
and never grlim or sicken. Try them
and watch your condition improve.—
It has beefi found after careful tests
that five pounds and two ounces of
com are required to produce one iiqund
of pork—that is, a hog must consume
more than five pounds of corn to gain
a pound iu weight
Cornmeal mush or cornbread, it fol-
lows, is vastly more economical as a
food for our tables than ham or bacon.
The only practical difficulty in bene-
fiting by this knowledge la that many
, people think that corn Is so much bet-
ter when it is transmuted by the lowly
i hog that It is worth five times the orig-
inal price.—New York Telegram.
Called tha Bluff.
The learned counsel was endeavoring
to Impress the eourt with the fact that
bis clients had always been anxious to
settle. “My lord,” he said impressive-
ly, “only eighteen months ago we held
out the olive branch.” “Yes,” respond-
ed the witty Judge, “but there were
no olives on It.”
Iodine Cures Erysipelas.
Dr. W. Keppicr reports to the Medl-
ziuische Kllnik of Berlin that a prompt
and certain cure for erysipelas Is ob-
tained by painting the affected part
with a 10 per cent solution of Iodine.
“Mary, have yon cemented the handle
on the water pitcher you dropped yes-
“Well, mum, I started to, but I drop-
ped the cement bottle.”—Puck.
The Oldest and Largest
Bank in this Section
V O U R DUTY
|| to yourself, your family and your country is to- avoid
M extravagance in every form at the present time.
as the s-
I Tie 3
We suggest a Savings Account in this established bank
as the safest investment. All money is protected by
Capital, Surplus and Profits of $750,000, strong Boar.d
of Directors, who are known for their ability and in-
tegrity, and strict Federal supervision.
The MERCHANTS and PLANTERS
Austin Crosby, 102, is
Washington, D. C.
Wrong Way to Richos.
Don’t expert to get rich letting other
people attend to your business wtilh
you are attending to other people’)
irtisluesi:!,— Bostou Globe.
United Stales lias in 21 years bad
7,337 unpunished lyneblngs.
Community lee Tea Spoons, special
| price $2.00 tier set, worth much more.
Vt Sherman Jewelry & Optical Co.
HEAD THE DEMOCRAT WANT ADS
GEO. F. PRESTON,
One that is on the SQUARE, (East
Side.) Sherman, Texas.
SUMMERHJLL MOVING VAN
Hauling and Storing.
Office, Phone 114, Knox’s Dray Line,
Residence, 737 New Phone,
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