The Paducah Post (Paducah, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 7, 1918 Page: 4 of 6
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r, A. CAHLOCK
M.y 11. 1906, tt Um
The way in which the frost is she is no “quitter,” and that had
staying away is very gratifying' it) not been for her the kaiser
to the farmers all over this coun- \ wtould now perhaps be taking his
ry. It will enable them to make meals in the White House, of
more feed than was anticipated
several weeks ago, and will, in
fact, prove beneficial in every
way. Cottle County appears to
be over the hard time she ex-
course Belgium will be there
when the last shot is fired.
-BUI W. B. 8.-
fatalities and that it wi
stamped out before long.
IVY W. 8. 8.-
Some folks complain that they
simply can not live within their
income. Try keeping an expense
account. It is simple, cheap and ef-
fective. Indiscriminate spending
of money causes one to get in
debt and to become discouraged.
When the ledger shows how
much was made each month, and
for what each nickle was spent,
then the many wrays of saving are
presented. Try the plan.
-BUY w. 8. w.-
So far the coal man has not had
much rush business. The weath-
er, for this time of year, is re-
markably mild and pleasant, and
If the war is to be over soon,
we hope that some definite in-
tir. ! formation will be given soon, and when one hears the birds sing-
6 tl.Ht «p wit! never have another ing around the home, it seems
more like the approach of spring
than the advent of winter.
wave of prosperity is looking this
-BUY W 8. 8.-
Let the good work of raising
more hogs go on. There was
that we will never have another
one. This suspense is something
awful, especially when a fellow
wants some particular work in
the army and knows that if he
never a time in the history of the i does not get it soon that the
Nation when it was more neces-! draft will get him. Here’s hop-
sary to have plenty of food—in jng that Germany will quit at
fact, a surplus is what is urged once or else she will notify the
Raise enongh for home
consumption, and to divide with
our Allies, too. The farmer who
does his best to do this is a
patriot in the real sense of the
word, and is so considered by
alL Raise plenty of squealers.
-BUY W 6. 8.-
Belgium has given notice that
she is in the fight until the last
shot has been fired. No use for
little old Belgium to have told
world that she expects to fight
to the last ditch.
-BUY W. 8. 8.-
The flu seems to have been
cheeked in this section. Church
-BUY W. 8. 8.-
The Germans are finding the
war a most expensive plaything.
Their officers appear most care-
less in the leaving of food sup-
plies, expensive machine guns,
ammunition, etc., right where
with cheerfulness and a desire
to do more. That is true Ameri-
— ■■ BUY W. A L-
One of the best) Christmas
presents for that soldier boy of
yours will be a long letter, filled
with cheerful greetings, bring-
ing encouragement to his heart,
and stimulating the desire to
beat the Hun, and beat him
quickly. Let him know you are
interested in his every action;
make his plans and hopes your
own, and thus aid the govern-
ment in keeping up his morale.
Do not hesitate to tell of every
trivial happening at home. They
are not trifles to him. If the
fami’v ent died, tell him; if
neighbor Smith painted his fence,
wrize that—no matter what it is,
if it happened at home it is of
the utmost importance to him.
The American boy in France is
soul-hungry for the things hap-
pening on this side of the water,
and he literally devours every
bit of gossip or news you write
him. That fat, newsy letter Vill
the Sammies can pick them up certainly make a handsome Christ-
at will. The kaiser should try
and instill a little more prateical
economy into his “crack” sol
diers. It looks mighty bad to
the world for them to allow
services were enjoyed last Sun-
day for the first time in two. ...
weeks, and the school and pic. “ Dollar-Chasing Americans
, , „ , , i come over and cause them to act
ture show opened Monday'. With
the practice of good judgment on!in this manner-while they are
the part of flu victims it is|ontherun. Apparently the flat
_______a____ __ _____ _ more than probable that the di- i heads do not fancy the society of
tLS that. Everyone knows that1 sease will not result in any more t ncle Sam s nephews, and are
' ! in such a hurry to dodge any
“After Germany Has
Listen to the words of the Hun, spoken
by his duly authorized Imperial Chan-
“After Germany has won, the United
States will find herself confronted
with an indemnity which will about
equal the entire amount expended by
Germany in the whole war. For every
loan to the Allies, for every bullet, shell,
every gun, every conceivable item of
war material shipped by America to the
Allies, there will be an accounting in
But Germany won’t win. The Ameri-
cans will buy Liberty Bonds and supply
men, guns and ammunition and whip
the Hun to a frazzle. Uncle Sam is
fighting a righteous war, and will win
over barbarism and autocracy.
Wm. Cameron & Co., Inc.
J. r. DAVIS, Local Manager
new introductions that they
throw aside all things cumber-
some, and hike away on airplane
schedule. The Fritzies are fun-
ny bipeds, anyway.
-BUY W. 8. 8.-
As the many small holts are
essential in the perfecting of the
superstructure, so the little deeds
of service done at home each
day, help to mold the great
war machine which Ls so steadily
and surely framing autocracy’s
doom. Do not be afraid to per-
form your part. Saving peach
seeds, prune seeds, and other
things of this kind aid in the
making of gas masks. Be care-
ful that they are not wasted.
In fact, there are two kinds of
trifleness which hinder any en-
terprise—waste of time and the
throwing away of the small
i things. In this crisis they mean
| much. People have been taught
| in America lately to remove
| their eyes from the floods and
see a few things on the ground.
| Star-gazing is all right for as-
I tronomers, but now is the time to
he practical. Every person—old
and young—has a part to do in
: the winning of the conflict. Do
; not try to do the other fellow’s
part, but accept the service for
which you are fitted, and do it
When in need of good feed that will make the cow give the
milk, the horse run and play, the hag fat and “sassy,” the hen
an dthe rooster lay the eggs, this is headquarters for that kind of
commodities. We also have a car of the Famous Golden Rod
Peanut products that can’t be beaten on land or sea. In fact,
anything to be found in a first-class feed store at prices that can’t
be beat, quality considered.
Therefore, we are glad of the pleasure of soliciting your
trade in the future and are happy to thank you, one and all, for
your liberal patronage in the past.
Yours for business and a square deal.
F. L. Briggs & Son
License No. G-56906
Phone No. 97.
During the past three or four
weeks we have had about a dozen
people to bring a clipping from
the Dallas Semi-Weekly News
and other papers containing what
is supposed to be a letter written
by Christ. All of these parties
are anxious to have it published,
for they seem to think that some-
thing terrible will happen
them if they do not. The only
reason in the world we would
publish this bunch of “bunk
would be to satisfy the curiosity
and superstition of people, but
we have published it some “hum
pteen” dozen times since having
been in the newspaper business
and we do not want to publish
it again. We will say, however,
for the benefit of those who
treasure it, that this letter most
likely originated in some corner
of a newspaper office ly a cor
respondent or reporter who had
a little time to spare and wanted
to start something—and, believe
me, he has started something.
This letter fust appeared about
twenty years ago, which only the
more indicates that some re-
porter of a mischievous nature,
is its real author. Don’t be
afraid of the letter mentioned.
There is absolutely nothing in it,
and to publish it would be throw
ing away perfectly good space
that could be utilized in helping
to win the war.
-BUY IT. 8. 8.-
TANK BATTALION SAVES A
—w. a. a.—
Thirty-six tanks—one battalion
save at least a thousand casu-
alties a day they are in action.
The British war expert who
made this statement while dis-
cussing the present Allied of-
We have used in the fighting
to date only a fraction of the
men the enemy has been accus-
tomed to employ for similar of-
fensives, and we have made up
the difference largely with tanks.
Since the ultimate victory will
fall to the side with the biggest
reserves, the more tanks we have
the most assured our victory.
Similarly the more numerous
the tanks the less risk of their
being knocked out. A German
anti-tank gunner can deal with
one or two, perhaps, but he is
overwhelmed with dozens.
It has been commonly thought
a direct hit by a shell means de-
struction. A fortnight ago a tank
received seven direct hit from a
German ‘seventy-seven’ gun, but
the tank finished its job and
trundled back to its lines.
“Another in the Cambrai re-
gion was fired on by a howitzer
fifty yards away, and a shell tore
off part of the tank’s side. But
the tank went right on, driving
over the howitzer and putting it
out of action.”
Recently Major General Zeely,
deputy minister of munitions,
‘I speak the literal truth when
lay that I, and hundreds of!
others it has been my privilege to
lead, would be dead now but for
the tanks. They probably saved
Amiens. They certainly saved
-BUY W 8. B.-r-
Courtesy brings results
Stove time approaches. Wisjiom
says buy it now. Then when the howl-
ing northers come you will be ready for
them with summer time warmth in the
home, store or office. We sell the cele-
BRIDGE BEACH LINE
and they will please every time, both in
quality and price. You do not make a
mistake if you get a Bridge Beach. Let
us talk stove to you for a while.
Parker Hw’d. Co.
Time to Paint, Paper and
This is the time of year to repaint
your house, put in new Screen Doors,
fix the old ones, varnish and re-stain the
inside work that needs touching up.
We have one of the best lines of
Paints, Varnishes and Stains that has
ever been brought to this city. We have
a big stock of Screen Doors of various
styles and sizes that will please you. We
also have a large stock of Wall Paper
in patterns of various designs.
We would be glad to fit you up with
any of the above articles, and when you
get it from us you may rest assured that
it is the very best.
Drummond-Crump Lumber Co.
Going to Build Soon?
We are right after you with a bid to
furnish your bill of
That’s our business—selling lumber
for building purposes. We Sell all kinds
SASH AND DOORS
We handle every possible item of
builder’s supplies, and our priced are al-
Favor us by permitting us to submit
a bid on your next bill. We’ll make it to
R. D. Jones Lum-
“The Old Reliable”
Paducah, Matador, Roaring Springs
MOBS MILXAGK—LESS MONEY
THE THE THAT 18 BUILT TOR SERVICE
COBDS, N0N-8K2D and PLAIN
JORDAN & GODFREY
Distributors - - Paducah, Texas
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Carlock, E. A. The Paducah Post (Paducah, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 7, 1918, newspaper, November 7, 1918; Paducah, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth722601/m1/4/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bicentennial City County Library.