Sherman Daily Democrat (Sherman, Tex.), Vol. THIRTY-SIXTH YEAR, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 20, 1916 Page: 2 of 8
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SHERMAN DAILY DEMOCRAT.
Wednesday, Dec. 20, 191]
fU DAILY DEMOCRAT
O. O. * E. a HUNTER, PubUsbere
Published In the Famous Red River
Vella?, In e section rich In fertile lend
end diversified crops, in e ottj of cot-
tages, Me factories, mills, six trank
rellwej Ones end
ye.OO per year in advence.
Tbe Weekly Democrat Is published
on Thursday, $1.00 a year. It la
the bis county seat newspaper.
Mail subscribers changing locations
should give their former addressee as
wen as the new ones. Subscribers
served by carriers wOl please as-
sist the management In rendering
good service by notifying tbe Demo-
crat about irregularities and omis-
Any erroneous reflection upon the
character, standing or reputation of
any person, firm or corporation
which may appear in the columns of
the Democrat will be gladly corrected
upon It being brought to tbe gttentlou
of the publishers__
Entered at the postofflee at Sher-
wb .. mail matter of the second
class according to act of Oongress,
ill - BOTH PHONES s—• 111
Have you done anything to help the
United Charities tide the unfortunates
over the hard places. ,
Tbe man or woman who helps some
child to a happy Christmas will enjoy
It as much as the child possibly can.
Try it and see.
The Abilene Reporter printed a
thirty-two page Christmas edition
which reflected credit on the manage-
ment and also of Abilene.
The Denison Herald Monday Issued
a handsome holiday edition of twenty-
four pages, which was full of advertis-
ing and high class holiday matter.
Sherman merchants have certainly
arranged some beautiful show windows,
and, what Is more to the point, they
Senator Sheppard’s bill to make the
District of Columbia dry is up for
final vote today, unless a filibuster de
vrtops. It te bettered In Washington
that the bill will pass.
Congressman Rayburn Is busy
hU fight for consideration of bis stock
and ltond bill. It seems that the
New lands committee is about to be
granted one more year for the con-
sideration of tbe various phases ~ of
transportation. Mr. Rayburn will
carry his fight tor the bill upon tlie
floor of congress In urging objection to
the life of tlie committee which might
regulate the very tilings he incorpo-
rates in his bill In some other fash-
ion He Is facing a strong opposi-
tion and will make the fight of his
Unless there is relief from the high
price of print paper tile newsjiaper
publishers' association looks for the
suspension of several thousand news
papers within the next year. The
burden will fall heavily upon the pa-
pers outside of the metropolitan
press or large city papers. They ap-
pear to be favored over the smaller
ones In buying and at prices one-lialf
less than the smaller class of pub-
lishers. This ami other things are
what brought about the federal
inquiry which Is now going on In
Washington about the cost of manu-
facture of news print.
It begins to look like Fort Worth
is going to do some wholesome cleaning
up. The mayor has put the ban on
boxing bouts and announces that no
more at them will be held In the city.
And now the grand Jury of Tarrant
county has asked for special Instruc-
tions on bribery, gambling, disorderly
houses amj gambig bouses. Judge Ben
M. Terrell has promised that body to
enlighten them. The best thing Fort
Worth can do is to abolish Hell’s Half
Acre, saloons, brothels and all. She
owes this to the decent people of Fort
Worth and the rest of North Texas.
have the goods and can make the
Pay your taxes before the last day
of December, and thus save the cost
The state and county taxes will have
to be paid on or before the last day of
Friday afternoon jthe school kiddles
will be given a holiday until after the
New Year. They have worked faith-
fully and well and deserve the rest and
recreation they will get
. u.nir robbing still flourishes in Ok-
lahoma and Arkansas. These fellows
are going to strike the wrong banker
and the wrong town some day and
there will Jollow a lot of funerals, and
they won’t be'bankers and townspeople
that ride In the front wagon.
Duval West of San Antonio has been
nomniated by President Wilson to be
United States District Judge for the
Western District of Texas. He is a
strong man, an able lawyer and a Dem-
ocrat Slowly, but we trust surely, tlie
plums are beginning to fall In demo-
Sherman’s soldier boys will be re-
Jfe . • ,uS
member$d, the Santa Claus box already
having departed for the border. Tbe
Democrat wishes for these patriotic
young Americans a merry Christmas
and a happy New Year, and trusts that
each of them will soon be at home with
their parents and friends.
A Pittsburg, Pa, girl has given a
judgment for' $170,000 for breach of
promise. Inasmuch as she Is young
and the man she sued was seventy-
eight years old, that amount should
“weld her heart as solid as the Thermit
weld mended the broken crank shaft
.fl>r tbe Falrvlew pump Btation.
There is quite-a demand In Sherman
for old 5>r cast-off clothing for the
poor, and every family tbit can spare
a few garments should \seml them to
tbe court house, where tW church la-
dies of the city have opened a room
down stairs for the purpose of gather-
ing up and dll tributing them.
Fort Worth has paased a city ordi-
nance making it a finable offense for
a minor to enter a saloon. In the good
old days parents generally attended to
that, and Instead of having to pay a
fine in the court the -minor had an op-
eration performed on him with a thick-
soled slipper or a large branch from
some nearby tree.
Colonel S. E- Mcllhenuy of Dallas is
dead. He was the pioneer hotel man of
that city, beginning as owner of the
old Crutchfield House in the early
(lays for Dallas and of Texas, he oper-
ated later the Grand Windsor, and
then went to El Paso and later opened
the new Driaktll Hotel in Austin, Later
he returned to Dallas, remaining until
death aided his career. He was a
ad a large ac-
. prime favorite
Boston voted heavily for the salopu
in an election yesterday.
The weather man baa been exceed-
ingly kind so far this winter, and we
trust he will dispense a mild brand
of weather nnttl after the holidays.
BLOAN’S L1N1MEENT EASES PAIN
Sloan’s liniment is first thought of
mothers for bumps, bruises and
sprains that are continually happen-
ing to children. It quickly penetrates
and soothes without rubbing. Cleaner
and more effective than mussy plas-
ters or ointments. For rheumatic
aches, neuralgia pain and that grlppy
soreness after colds, Sloan's Liniment
gives prompt relief. Have a bottle
handy for bruises, strains, sprains
and all external pain. For the thous-
ands whose work calls them outdoors,
the pains and aches following expos-
ure are relieved by Sloan’s Liniment
Ai all druggists, 25c. (l&w
A THE SEASON’S CHAMPIONS
' V -
Th^ Queen of May would have us think
That happiness lies in blossoming pink;
That Spring’s art eternal Garden of Eden,
Overgrown with things that are good for “feedin'.”
That joy is found in eating Salad.
The May-pole Dance, the bird's sweet ballad.
Tlie summer girl arrayed in white.
Roots for Hummer with all hA- might,
While in the sunshine, cheeks a-tannlng,
In elbow sleeves, and boys a-fanning,
Wonld have us know one’s only joys,
Are found In tennis courts and—boys,
Tlie Indian chief who blazed the trail
Makes ns lielieve,—pale-face and frail.
With warrior-like Intrigue and cunning.
That’s Autumn’s just the time for funning.
His Joys are brewed in witch’s pot,
And numbered by the scalps he'a got.
Old Santa says "It takes a freeze,
To help’to grow the Christmas Trees,”
With toys and nuts and bags of candy,
He bribes us to say: “Winter’s just dandy.”
And tho* we know It sounds like mocking,—
"Happiness lies hidden In hnmiier stocking.”
But Father Time, grown old and gray,
.Come along to have his say:
"Take my advlee: Enjoy each Season,
For otherwise ’twoukt be high trim sou.
Each season has its speMal beauties,
It's merry-making and its duties.
The Joy of plucking Spring’s bright flowers,
Comes after we have felt the showers.
We bid adieu to Indian summer,
Alas! to greet the lilgh-prlce plumber. ' —
Ho how, dear champions, one and all,
Live first the Spring, then 'Summer, Fall.
And after summer Joy rides, take winter rain,
Live on! "Twill soon be spring again.
„ —A SUBSCRIBER.
Sherman, Texas, Dee. 19, 1910.
U. S. senator from Ohio, 05 years old
Dr. Ilarry Pratt Judson, president
of the University of Chicago, 07 years
NOTABLE BIRTHDAYS TODAY. I
THIS DATE IN HISTORY.
1768—The American Philosophical So-
ciety founded in Philadelphia.
1793—The first ambassador from Tur-
key to England arrived In Lon-
1795—The remains of Christopher Co-
lumbus removed from San Do-
mingo to Cuba.
1803—Death of Samuel Hopkins, emi-
nent New England churchman
1849—William Miller, founder of the
Mlllerltes, which counted at one
time 40,000 adherents, died at
nampton, N. Y., aged 6ft.
I860— South Carolina seceded from
IBM—War declared ended between
China and Japan.
1900—Nine appraisers arrested in Ha-
vana for defrauding the govern-
1902—President Roosevelt requested to
arbitrate between Venezuela
and European powers—England
and Germany—blocking her
1902— Signor Marconi sent wireless
messages from Cape Breton,
Canada, to the Kings of Eng-
1 niiri and Italy, the communica-
tions being ’received at Corn-
wall. on the English coast.
1903— Frederic R. Coudert, famous
New York lawyer, died In
1907—Central American treaty of
peace and amity with United
States and Canada to comment
orate century of peace between
Great Britain and the United
1914— Mltllary class of 1910, consist-
ing of 350,000 boys of IS, called
for service in France.
1915— After sanguinary struggle,
French capture Important posi-
tion on summit at Hartsmann-
Wcilerkopf in the Vosges Moun-
Be sure and see our large stock
Framed Pictures. Reynolds-Parker Co.
"Did yon meet any nice men while
you were awayT'
“Yes, mother; lots of them.”
"Lota of them! There aren’t that
many In the whole world.”—Detroit
JUST ONE BOND’S PILL
John W. Kern, Indiana's senior
United States senator and leader of
the democratic party on the senate
floor, who went down to a sensational
defeat last month at the heads of
Harry S. New, state republican lead-
er, is 67 years old today. Seuator
Kern Is one of the most popular
members of the senate, and his ab-
sence from tlie democratic ranks In
the coming congress will be a notable
one. He was elected to the senate In
Mill and lieshtes tieing party floor
leader, was given the chairmanship of
the conference committee of that I>0(ly.
Senator Kern Is a native of Indiana
and a lawyer by profession. He began
to forge ahead In polities when he
settled In Indianapolis in 1885 and be-
came city solicitor. He was the demo-
cratic party's choice for governor In-
two campaigns. In which lie was de-
feated and also the democratic nomi-
nee for vice president of the United
States In 1908.
Elsie De Wolfe, once popular actress
and now famous as an interior deco-
rator, 51 years old today.
Congressman Charles H. Rowland
of Pennsylvania, re-elected Nov. 7, 50
years old today.
Dr. Kuno Meyer, noted German
scholar, authority on Celtic literature,
whose Teutonic propaganda fh Amer-
ica has brought him into prominence
since the war. 58 years old today.
Governor Robert L. Williams of
Oklahoma. 48 years old today.
Prince George of England, fourth
son of King George and a cadet at
the Royal Naval College at Osborne,
14 years old today.
Hon. Theodore E. Burton, former
STING OF THE HONEYBEE.
About tho Moot Effootlvo Infornat Ma-
chine In Existence.
In proportion to Its size, tbe atlng of
the honeybee la probably the moat ef-
fective infernal machine In existence.
The stinging apparatus la smaller
than that ot a rattlesnake, yet a single
sting baa been known to kill a man.
When we realize that it is almost in-
visible and consider what it can do wa
cannot fail to be astounded. It eeems
the very quintessence of devlllshneas.
The honeybee's sting is complicated
—so complicated that many words and
much ink have been used in discuss-
ing Its construction and use.
It Is generally conceded that tbe
sting consists of a shaft of three parts,
the principal one being a sheath within
which move two barbed lancets. Like
tbe barbs of a fishhook, the lanceta are
not easily extracted from the flesh Into
which they have been driven. The
sheath and the lanceta combined form
a hollow tube through which the poi-
son flows from tbe poison sac.
Two hairy, soft projections, evident
ly very sensitive. Inform tbe bee wheu
she la hi contact with a stinguble ob-
ject—Popular Science Monthly.
OUR SECRETARIES OF WAR.
Only a F.w mi Them Had Any Practical
The first secretary of war of tbe
United Htates was Henry Knox, who
was bom in Boston July 20, 1750, of
Scotch Irish parentage. Knox was the
chief commander of the artillery
throughout the Revolution afticl was
secretary of war both before and after
Washington assumed the presidency,
being one of the few soldiers appointed
to that position.
His successor, Timothy Pickering,
had alyo seen active service, and
James McHenry, tbe third to hold the
I tost, had beeu a snrgeoh In the Revo-
lution. Kniuuel Dexter, the next In line,
was a lawyer, but Henry Dearborn*
Jefferson'* secretary of war, had had
much military experience. William
Eustis, apiiointed by Madison, was a
physician and gave way to a military
man, John Armstrong. James Monroe
atid William H. Crawford were law-
yers, and since their time most presi-
dents have apparently considered a
legal education the best quallflcatlon-
for a head of tbe war department.
U. 8. Grant, who held the war port-
folio for a brief period In 1867, and
WlUtam T. Sherman, whose tenure of
otttje was equally short, were the only
distinguished military men to hold the
post within tlie last half century— St.
Shipment Gibson Xmas Cards Just
received. Re.vnoKlx-l*nrkor Co. d!9-3t
You Need a Tonic
There are times in every wortian's life wher. she
needs a tonic to help her over the hard places.
When that time comes to you, you know what tonic
to take—Cardui, the woman’s tonic. Cardui h com-
posed of purely vegetable ingredients, which act
gently, yet surely, on the weakened womanly organs,
and helps build them back to stretch and health.
It has benefited thousands and thousands of weak,
ailing women in its past half century of wonderful
success, and it will do the same for you.
You can't make a mistake in taking
The Woman’s Tonic
Miss Amelia Wilson, R. F. D. No. 4, Alma, Ark.,
says: “1 think Cardui is the greatest medicine on earth,
for women. Before I began to take Cardui, 1 was
so weak ar.d nervous, and had such awful dizzy
spells and a poor appetite. Now I feel as well and
as strong as 1 ever did, and can eat most anything.”
Begin taking Cardui today. Sold by all dealers.
Has Helped Thousands. ,
*$' '$« 'Me
Christmas Trails—Any size you
want. Cnll the “Christmas Tree Girl'
at Texas Nursery Company, old phone
072. new plione 109. '212-10t
Will relieve that disagreeable Head-
ache, Sour Stomach, Dizziness, Coated
Tongue, due to an Inactive Uver.
Don’t take Calomel, Bond’s Pills are
tar better, mad they will remove the
You wake up well, 25c. Alt
~ Electric Buffing Machine
Electric Chafing Dish
Electric Cigar Lighter
Electric Curling Irons
Electric Egg Boiler
Electric Food Wanner
Electric Hair Dryer
Electric Portable Lamp
Electric Immersion Heater
» Electric Sterilizer
Electric Disc Stove
Electric Shaving Mirror
Electric Washing Machine
Electric Water Cup
Electric Vacuum Cleaner
Your electrical dealer will be glad to show y<
of these amillaaoes.
of these appliances.
REMEMBER that Electrical Gifts are distinctive
and always please.
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TEXAS POWER! UGHT fOWPAIff.
Gift With the Personal Touch
some people have formed an incorrect idea of this store through studying our show
windows Seeing nothing but artistic things displayed, they jump to the conclusion that only
expensie articles are to be found within. By no means. The windows are purposely made
as attractive as possible to form pictures to gladden the aye of the passer-by Once inside
you find we have not only the luxuries, but the necessities; not only novelties, but also staple
merchandise of thorough dependability, and all marked at prees as low or lower than those
THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT FINDS ADEQUATE EXPRESSION HERE. At this store you
will find those Yuletide gifts which are representative of your own f individuality—things
which are new and different. Quietly correct jewelry for the particular man, beau-
tiful, useful and practical jewelry for ladies of all ages,, charming little gifts
for the girl who loves pretty things—all of which will make this Christmas memorable
to the recipient. Nowhere else will you find such an array of gift things, large and small,
of such high quality and such individuality in design and purpose.
AN UNLIMITED RANGE OF'PRICES. From this wonderful selection of gifts you are
able to choose almost anything you wish, ranging in price from one dollar upward. Be-
tween $1 and $5 you will find practically everything you deside. Prices are simply irresist-
ible—in fact, they spell economy in its truest form. Remember the name “Strange” on the
box adds much to the value of the gift, but nothing to the cost.
Strange Jewelry Company
Open’ Evenings Until Christinas.
209 North Travis Street.
“The Store of Appreciated Gifts.”
Christmas Gifts Worth While
You will find at our store PYRALIN IVORY in
COMB AND BRUSH SETS, MANICURE SETS
and DESK SETS, also INDIVIDUAL PIECES.
EATON, CRANE and PIKE’S STATIONERY in
Holiday Gift Boxes—beautiful and useful.
LEATHER HAND BAGS, TOURIST TABLETS,
BILL FOLDS and PURSES.
Only the highest quality featured.
CIGARS of all brands in popular
size packages. Place your orders
EXCLUSIVE LINE of A. M.
Davis1 Quality Cards for Quality
Folks. Beautiful and inexpensive.
Sure to please. Buy them early.
CONKLIN FOUNTAIN PENS. All prices. An
TOILET GOODS in Holiday packages. All kinds
to please all. You will want them yourself.
LAST, but equally as important, NUNNELLY’S
FINE CANDIES. An assortment of packages to
please the most fastidious.
Glasscock Drug Company
The Store That Delivers the Goods.
Motorcycle Delivery. Phones 21
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