Coleman Democrat-Voice (Coleman, Tex.), Vol. 46, No. 50, Ed. 1 Friday, December 16, 1927 Page: 2 of 14
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\AE DEMOCRAT-VOICE, COLEMAN. TEXAS, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1927,
OUT WEST! ; made to accept another term in the
Forlorn Midland! The city stands! white &*** He has had a pleas-
in a class by itself. Lamesa, Bif I ant experience and all the honor the
Spring and Colorado have the carries and can retire and be
streets marked ‘and the houses ■: nealthy the remaining days of his
numbered. Our neighbors see the ] life. Another term may wreck his
benefit, whv not us ?—Midland I healtl> and bring premature old
Telegram. age, He will make a good fanner.
Colorado, Big Spring and Lamesa! There are other men as well quali-
may have their streets marked and i ^or bhe presidency as Coolidge
their houses numbered, but Mid-1that couldn’t farm if they would
Dewberries in Novembei
_ _ (Bangs Gazette.)
California is noted for it*
es and grapes. The Rio Gram
ley is noted for Citrus frui
winter vegetables. Bangs 1»
for its dewberries, melons at
er things including climate
can further testify to the fa*
R. L. Brinson living <jn fl-
edge of town brought dey
bushes to this office with r'
ries, green btrries and bl
BUSHED EVERY FRIDAY BY
Is There a Santa Claus?
In 1897 then appeared in the Nev Yorlf Sim a letter
from a little girl, atking if there really vat a Santa Clout.
An editorial writer, Frank P- Church, replied to the
little girtt letter, <md hit editorial hat cokte to be re-
garded at one of the classics of modern Chrittmat litera-
“Dear Editor: i am 8 years old. Some of ay lit-
tle friendl say there is no Santa Clause Papa saya,
‘It you see It to the Sun It’s so.’ Please tell me the
truth; Is there a Santa Claus?
_ “Virginia O'Hanlon."
The reply: «
, ’.‘VlrglnlA, your little friends are wrong. They
hare been affected by the ekepticism of a skeptical
age. They do not believe except they see. They
thtnk that nothing can be which Is not .txnprehensl-
ble to their, little minds. All minds, Virginia, wheth-
er they be men’s or children’s, are little. In this great
universe of ours man is a mere insect, an ant, In hla
Intellect, as compared with the boundless world about
him, as measured by the intelligence capable of grasp-
ing the whole truth and knowledge.
"Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claim. He exists
as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist
and you know that they abound and give to vour life
its highest beauty and Joy. Alas! How dreary would
be the world if there wei\no Santa Slaus! It would
be as dreary as If the>re were no Virginias. There
DEMOCRAT-VOICE PUB. CO.
H- H. Jackson.....
J. T. Williamson.
Entered as second-class mail mat-
ter at the postoffice in Coleman,
Texas, under act of Congress of
March 3, 1879.
One Year......................... $1.50
Three Months................... go
OUTSIDE COLEMAN COUNTY:
One Year.:.*................ |2.00
Six Months....................... i.jg
Three Months_______________ . 75
OUTSIDE OF TEXAS. ’
established 1897, conalted 1906
Review establishdalT uvininut
1899; News establishflM? ^
quired 1912. f ’
Cut flowers, pot
funeral flowers. Visit
House. Phone R-561.
This city can have everything she in* intoxicating liquors from boot-1
needs in the printing industry all Meggers. The resolution is defec- i
of which can come from the loca’ | *'ve *n Hiat it does not include
plant. The plant of the Whipkey I “booticians” and fails fc> suggest
Printing Co., publishers of the Rec-1 whe« the thirty representatives
ord, is sufficient to issue a realj wi!l get their drinks. Another res-
daily newspaper and could do so olution presented at the same time
upon ten-hour notice. Yet we are hy the same congressman would
not willing to spoil a good weekly bar foreign diplomats from import-
to attempt a daily in a field that in* liquors for private use. The
will hardly justify the change, second resolutions sounds -better
Colorado business men know this than the first.
to attempt a daily in a field tha'< in* liquors for private use. The
will hardly justify the change, second resolutions
Colorado business men know this than the first. As long as repre-
city is hardly able to support a entatives of foreign governments
daily newspaper, and the publishers are permitted to have liquors there
know it, but when the demand is always danger of some of our
makes it necessary, Colorado will representatives becoming too
have her own daily newspaper pub- friendly with them. The first res-
lished from the Slant of the Colo-1 olution will have a tendency, we
rado Record. WUh two modern i fear, to decrease the number of
linotype machine! a modern per- bootleggers in the' District of Co-
fecting press printing from a roll \ lumbia and increase salesman and
at the rate of 3,000\complete papers ! representatives. ^___
| Get Ready Now For Pecan
Budding Next Summer. J
. The sap has all gone down in the
pecan trees now as shown by the
dead leaves and the bare limbs. Now
is the time Tor those who own na-
tive pecan trees that produce small
"BE A GOOD
At this season o
fellows in every ha
Texas are contribu
that will be used C
m to scatter chee
U destitute homesJ
nothing more nor!
tm for bright «. .. J
vain hopes of a tLril
The name of tkl
vary in different '■
purpose and ambiti|
mta Claus. The flickering light of a candle
rganizations die and the music of a Victrola
ns but the caused a criminal arrested in Hous-
ing desire is( ton last week to tell everything.
,g sadder Stolen merchandise was recovered
0 behold and places burglarized were ’made
eglected; known. Thus the fourth degree
io one to has been discovered by peace offi-
he night cers. At least it is far more hu-
tree and mane than the third.
lyg been , ~~^--— ■
Ence for Judge Ben Lindsey, touring
■icholas Texas ’n advocacy of “companion-
; nuts or no nuts at all to top the
! trees so that they can be budded
next spring and summer.
When a tree is topped new limbs
come out from the stump formed
and the young buds from good pe-
can trees are budded onto these
new limbs the spring or summer
aft^r the trees are topped. Unless
the trees are topped this winter
there will not be enough
at Christmas time \\
children that have h.J
ft-; ;.an children that h
get up in the darkness!
to <i corate, a Christa
iiil the stockings that,
tiptoed to and hung in
there will not be enough new
growth next spring on which to put
the new buds!
A pecan tree of any size can be
topped. There is no set rule on
how much" of the tree must be cut
places the jtu Klux^Klan has make I awa>’ in topping. The limbs should
In Coleman this year asVf
fer years, the Welfare LeagXP*'
placed milk bottles in conspi<%‘
places for large and small contrtl"
Sons. This year the League v\
Its assisted, in a way by the KB
ward? Club. Every nickle than
trickles into the bottles will cause
a bright twinkle in some little eye.
Every dollar will place Santa Claus,
a real Santa Claus, in some desti-
tute home. Every ten dollars will
extend the sunshine of the Yule-
tide season days beyond the one
i*e, as Christians, celebrate as the
' If every town will do as Coleman
is doing there will be - no disap-
pointed dttle tots Christmas morn-
ing. Happiness will reign supreme
everywhere and in every home and
Christmas for the multitude of giv-
ers wiii be a much happier day.
Their own happy children will re-
flect the joy o< the destitute.
■ -------» m-
'Sir, Angela is going to have a
Mg*C‘,w hotel and office building in
192tO Brady has a development
progriN?1 utlined in keeping with
the prog[, ss of the past. To keep
ahead ..f\hese cities Coleman citi-
zens wild ha^to keep everlasting-
ly at work' in peieg ar)d harmony.
A Letter From
I all be sawed off about one-half
| of the way. from the main fork to
1 the end of the limb unless the limbs
j at this point are more than four
j inches in diameter. In this case
they should be sawed off a little
The sawed places should be cov-
ered with heavy paint to keep out
moisture which will cause the limb
There will be several pecan bud-
ding demonstrations, given next
summer under direction of the
Coleman Chamber of Commerce
and the Agricultural Department
of the Coleman High School.
Oil Leases Wanted.
Land owners wishing to lease or
sell royalty list with Purcell Engi-
neering offeie over i.ayes *t)rug
Store, Colerr j, Texas. Phone 601
Notice to Subscribers of The
Democrat-Voice: When wanting
your address" changed please give
both old and new address. 2-tfx.
Gem clips—both sizes—for sal.
at D.-V. office.
Nortji Pole, Dec. 16, 1 ^
Visit my headquarters at HuMrt’
Coleman, .Texas, and makes your Cl*#
mas selections while the assortmeili
still complete. I am proud to sav tn
The Kikanis Club will flood the
hearts of Aildren with joy Satur-
day evening December 24th, with
a < hristmas\ree on the court house
lawn. EvcA child in Coleman
county presen\ will get something
that will be lent here by Santa
Claus. If the 'fat never does any-
thing else it will ha e paid well for
the time and moi sy hat brought it
President Coolidge last week in-
terpreted “I do not choose to run”
before have I had tomth
Q wonderful line of Toys for the
’’TRAVELERS, who have sailed
the seven seas, have for eener-
the seven seas, have for gener-
ations praised the good things they
have found to eat and drink in New
Orleans—seafoods, pastries and all
of the fascinating creations of noted
Above all, they talk about the
wonderful coffee to be obtained
in the restaurants of the Old
ON THE FORT WORTH
:er. Here they have
found exquisitely-different coffee—
full, rich, and satisfying; with a
delicious, haunting fragrance, and
a flavor that once tasted is seldom
Today this pure coffee, blended
to perfection, is being roasted *\nd
packed .in air-tight vacuum ca ,
and sold over grocers’ counters in
hundreds of cities.
Lover* of good coffee who know and
appreciate the best, will find Morning
Joy Coffee a real treat You can get tt
from your grocer.
NEW ORLEANS COFFEE COMPANY, Ltd.
L New Orlcaru, La.
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(LARGEST CIRCULATION IN TEXAS)
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Regular Price—Daily Except Sunday...... $8.00 Per Year
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Next year a President, United States Senator, Governor and
other State Officials will be elected. Read the Best and SAVE
MONEY, also, „ ~
Between all points
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MM a^8° between all poihts ii
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Tickets on Sale December 16th to 26th,
inch and again December 51, 1927, and
January 1, 1928 Limited to Jan. 9, 1928.
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also to. New Orleans
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Williamson, J. T. Coleman Democrat-Voice (Coleman, Tex.), Vol. 46, No. 50, Ed. 1 Friday, December 16, 1927, newspaper, December 16, 1927; Coleman, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth748355/m1/2/?q=RIO%20VISTA: accessed September 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Coleman Public Library.