Yoakum Daily Herald (Yoakum, Tex.), Vol. 22, No. 162, Ed. 1 Monday, July 22, 1918 Page: 3 of 4

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YANKEE FLAYER MISSING
THE YOAKUM DAILY HERALD
FOURTEEN MORE
HOLSTEIN CALYES
Order Thi* Afternoon for Yoakum
Farmers—The World’s Best Milk
and Butter Producers.
S. E. Gilbert, Sr., this afternoon sent
off orders for fourteen more Holstein
calves. The purchasers were as fol-
lows:
J. L. Blackwell, of Concrete, five.
A. Hanna, Yoakum, 1 male and five.
Rud Hanys, Route 1, Yoakum, one.
Adolph Benys, Route 1, Yoakum,
one,
Wm. Pincham, Yoakum, one.
There will be another order sent off
next Monday, and those wanting the
calves and failing to get in on today's
order can place their orders for next
Monday.
--o---
TO THE DEMOCRATIC VOTERS
OF DEWITT COUNTY, TEXAS.
SOMMERLATTE LOYAL
AS WELL AS EFFICIENT
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN:
When I announced as a candidate for
the office of County Judge of DeWitt
County, Texas, last February, I pro-
mised you if elected to that office,
that 1 would strive diligently and
faithfully to discharge the duties of
the office according to the Constitu-
tion and laws of the State; that I
Would make the discharge of the
duties of the office my first business;
and that I would not let my private
business interfere with my official
duties.
As you know, since the 12th of last
March, I have been your county judge.
As a result thereof, I have not been
able to make as active a campaign
-as I should have like to make, and
probably as you think I should have
made; nor have I been able to meet
as many of you as I had hoped to
meet. You know that the county
judge has no deputy and that his
duties are of such a nature that he
can not entrust them to a deputy. I
could not leave my office to make
an active campaign, without neglect-
ing my duties as county judge. This
I could not conscientiously do; and I
do not believe you would wish or ex-
pect me to do that. Again I make
you the same promises in regard to
the discharge of the duties of the of-
fice of county judge, should you see
fit to elect me to the office, that I
made you last February; and if my
discharge of the duties of this office
for the last four and one half months
meet with your approval, I hereby
respectfully solicit your support and
votes.
Respectfully yours,
J. L. BOAL.
(Political- Adv.)
Vote for Frank Schoppe for County
Superintendent of Lavaca, the live
wire, the soldier boys’ and peoples’
candidate. (Pol. Adv.)
--o-
If you feel “blue,” “No account,”
lazy, you need a good cleaning out.
HERBINE is the right thing for that
purpose. It stimulates the liver, tones
op the stomach and purifies the
bowels. Price 6Cc. Sold by Koerth
Bros.
BROTHERS FIGHTING FOR UNCLE SAM
company. Twenty-second
rdlng to a telegram re-
----"^ong
To my Friends, the Citizens and
Voters of Lavaca County.
I am offering for re-election to the
Office of County Clerk of Lavaca
County, on the manner in which I
have attended to the duties of the of-
fice In the past. I have been your
clerk for 3 Vi years, and during this
time have given my best time and at-
tention to the office. All my work
has been done in a correct and ef-
ficient manner, all work is up to date,
indexes properly kept, and I can place
my hands on any papers in the office
at any time and have always been
prompt and polite about it. I ad
minister the office impartially, have
no petty friends nor enemies, but all
are treated alike and with equal
courtesy. The longer a man holds a
clerical office the better lie gets and
nothing has occured why I should not
be re elected, having served only 3*4
years.
I have at all times been ready and
willing to do my full duty towards
my Government, have purchased
Liberty Bonds, War Savings Stamps
and have generously contributed to
the Reft Cross; Y. M. C. A. and K. of
C. and have also collected considera-
ble money for the Red Cross: In
helping young men to fill out their
papers I have at any time, not even
in the way beginning, ever charged
one cent from any one. as I felt it my
duty to render all assistance possible
to those who do the fighting for us.
My papers is for their safar return
with victory on their banners.
The primaries are close, I have my
office work to do and look after and
have not been able to see every one
personally, but I appreciate the sup-
port of all. The fact that I may not
have personally solicited your support
was withheld from me only on account
of office work that must be attended
to.
And especially do I ask the Good
Ladies of the County to give my
candidacy serious consideration and
I assure them that your support and
vote will be appreciated and long
remembered.
I make my campaign myself, and
ask for re-election on the efficient
work that 1 have done in the past.
I thank you all.
Yours very truly,
J. A, SOMMERLATTE.
Candidate for Re-Election, County
Clerk, Lavaca County, Texas.
(Political Adv.)
MORTUARY
Mrs. L. R. Henry.
Mrs. L. R. Henry, of Cuero, Texas,
died at her residence in the southern
part of that city a few days ago. She
has long been a resident of Cuero and
leaves many friends to mourn her loss.
Her daughters from Goliad and San
Antonio were at her bedside during
her lingering illness.
--o---
Vote for Frank Schoppe for County
Superintendent of Lavaca. He will do
more for our school children and
teachers by visiting their schools fre-
quently. (Pol. Adv.)
-o-
George McElyea left Saturday to
visit a few days in Waco.
ALLEN RUSSELL
Allan Russell, the young splthall
pitcher of the Yankees, is myster-
iously missing and it is believed he
has deserted his club to go into the
shipbuilding industry at Sparrows
Point, Md., Just nulslde of Balti-
more. which bas a baseball team in
tbe so-called Steel League.
My Commission with the Government.
(A TRUE COPY.)
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERI-
OR BUREAUS OF MINES.
This is to certify that J. A. Som-
merlatte of Hallettsville, State of
Texas, is hereby appointed Explosive
Licensing Agent in Hallettsville, Coun-
ty cf Lavaca State of Texas, and is
duly authorized to execute and fulfill
the duties of that office according to
the Act approved October 6, 1917
(Public, No. 68. 65th Congress )
VAN H. MANNING,
Director.
Countersigned by—
F. S. PEABODY.
Dated January 2, 1917.
(Political Adv.)
-o-
Mrs. Joy Arnold and little daughter
returned Sunday from Corpus Chrlstl
where they have been visiting rela-
tives.
H. V. Woitte and family motored
over to Magnolia Beach yesterday for
a few days outing.
—--o---
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Turbervilk
and Mrs. G. O. Livingstone returned
today from a two weeks visit to La
Porte.
A watermelon party was given Fri-
day evening by Miss Louise Match in
honor of her guest. Miss Callle
Boegnik. Many different games were
played and everyone reported having
an enjoyable time. Those present
were; Misses Callie Boegnik. Jessie
Byrnes, Anna Caffal, Hyacinth Motis
Pearl Mcczygemba, Edwin Weathers.
Bess Stahala Anna Louise Turberville
Jo Lois Mayer, Lucille Dunn, Ruth and
Virginia Manciil, Bernice Thompson
Josephine and Marion Brets. Mildred
Mayer, Jules Belle Green and Theilon
Thompson, Messers. Kendal Bailey
Jack Boegnik. Jack Cook. Jewel Lane.
Johnnie Turberville, J. T. Hardy
James Young, Elmo Glenn and Zack
Kirk. Mesdamea, Maton, Crim and
Kirk.
In every home where there Is a baby
there should also he a bottle of
GEETS BABY 'ELIXIR. It may
needed at any time to correct soUT
stomach, wind colic, diarrhoea or sum-
mer complaint. It Is a wholesome rem-
edy; contains Do opium, morphiiTe or
injurious drug of any kind. Price 25c
€c per bottle. 8old by Koerth
General Hem! Berthelot, who
headed the French military mission
to Itoumnnia, is now commanding
the Franco-Italian army in the sec-
tor between the Marne and It helms.
AN AFFIDAVIT UNSOLICITED.
Hallettsville, Texas, Dec. 11th, 1917.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
Being one of tile members of the
finance committee and having solicited
aid for (he Red Cross, knowing all
who have contributed to such benev-
olent cause, amongst those so con-
tributing, is Mr. J. A. Sommerlatte,
our present County Clerk. He has
cheerfully and on his own accord con-
tributed the amount of $5.CO a month
for a period of six months.
He and his family are members of
the Red Cross Association.
Anyone designing to slander him on
account of not contributing to the Red
Cross, is doing him a great injustice.
R. D. RAGSDALE.*
Sworn to and subscribed before me
this 11th day of Dec. 1917.
(seal) E. G. PETERSON, J. P. Ex
Officio Notary Public, in and for
Lavaca County, Texas.
(A True Copy.)
JUSTICE COURT DEWITT 8IDE.
Don’t
J. O. Barnett and family motored
over to Luling Saturday to visit Mr,
and Mrs. James Barnett.
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Miss Geialdine Hale 1* ft yesterday
for her home in Houston alter visit-
ing with relatives for two weeks.
Sgt. Walter Afflerbach returned las*
night to Camp Travis, San Antonio,
after spending Sunday lore with his
wife.
For
Mrs. W. Wade and babe returned
Saturday from San Antonio.
Miss Willa Crowley returned this
morning fiom a trip to Waco.
Miss Nell Thaxtcn left yesterday
to visit relatives in Smiley.
Mrs. G. L. Colle and children left
Saturday for Smiley to visit relatives.
The Herald
Now has the finest equipped Job
Printing plant in this section.
Bring Us Your Work
If you want Quick Service, Right
Prices and Neat Appearing
Re suits
TELEPHONE 99
Mrs. G. B. Cartarphen departed for
San Antonio last night to visit rela-
tives.
Pvt. Tom Robertson returm d to
Camp Travis, San Antonio, after visit-
ing his parents here.
Mr. Iiicks Neiman of Corpus Christi
was in the city Saturday on his way
to Shiner. •
WATERMELON PRIZE
R. L. Joidan and family, and Miss
Ophelia Jordan motored over to Itunge
Saturday morning to visit relatives.
The Herald last year offered Ihc
Herald dally and weekly for prize
watermelons but the offer was print-
ed rather late. We want to be in
time this year, and hope our friends
and those who feel a pride in the big
products of this section of glorious
old Texas. For the biggest melon, I
Daily one year; for next largest, Dal-
ly six months, third largest, Weekly
one year. So there's nine dollars
worth of papers for three melons
--a
What Do You Know
About This?
For One Dollar you can get 176 hours of continuous light of
a 32-Candle power lamp. (Your oil lamp only gives from 4
to 8-Candle power.) This gives you practically 6 hours Light
per day for a month.
Yoakum Power Light & Water Co
To The Yoakum Herald.
The number of cases of person ccn
victed from here in the June term
court were:
(Col). Author Richard, forging
check, given two years.
(Col.) Elsia Mosley, forging check,
two years.
(Col.) Abe Washington, theft z‘
cotton, two years.
(Col.) Athor Jorman, theft from W.
T. Browning & Company, tiled Juvinal
court, given not less than six nor
mere than four years.
J. E. MANNING,
. Chief of Police.
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When you feel lazy, out oI sorts and
yawn a goed deal In the da > lime, you
can charge ft to a torpid Lver which
has allowed the system to get full of
impurities. HERBINE cures all dis-
orders pioduced by an inactive liver,
it strengthens thfit organ, chaoses the
bowels and puts the system in good
healthy condition. Price 6fc. Sold by
Koerth Bros.
J. C. Peoples of Ft. Sam Houston,
San Antonio, spent Sunday in the city
with his wife, returning to his Camp
last night.
Don’t Hesitate to Ask Questions
Are you doing enough driv-
ing with lights off to keep your
battery properly charged?
Are you replacing the evap-
oration, which is always going
on, by a proper amount of
distilled water? •
Are you sure current isn’t
being lost daily by some de-
fect in wiring or connections?
Does current flow freely?
If you’ll stop the next time
you see our service sign, we’ll
be glad to answer as many
questions as you can find time
to ask.
And don’t forget to include
an inquiry about the Still
Better Willard with Threaded
Rubber Insulation.
Yoakum Storage Battery
A. J. ROSS, Mng’r.
Yoakum, Texas, - - - - - - -Phnm» 4
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Yoakum Daily Herald (Yoakum, Tex.), Vol. 22, No. 162, Ed. 1 Monday, July 22, 1918, newspaper, July 22, 1918; Yoakum, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth758059/m1/3/ocr/: accessed May 26, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Carl and Mary Welhausen Library.

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