Yoakum Daily Herald (Yoakum, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 168, Ed. 1 Saturday, October 17, 1925 Page: 1 of 4
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YOAKUM DAILY HTaALD
Give us Better Roads
and Better Streets
A Better Paper hierp Dap
A Better Yoakum
a Bigger Yoakum
YOAKUM, TEXAS, AFTERNOON OF SATURDAY. 0(T. 17, 1925
">c A COPY—NO. lfiS
A Column of Comment
YOAKUM DEFEATS GONZALES
HIGH. SCORE 13-6
Dead” IjM.-ldy Comes to Life
itKKroK, stisknuth, mim.i*
our refill,-'• mnl strength, s »t>
help in trouble. Psull'i ili: 1.
PRAYER:- Mu.v vve trust Thee, <t I uni,
and not l*o ufruiil.
i Graham carried tlu* ball for a gain on |
nearly every attempt, and at one time j
carried the ball for fifty yards thru a'
broken field for a touch down.
Gonzales scored in the first quarterl
against Yoakum’s second string men I
•who were unable to fathom the work-
After loosing two games the Yoa- i
kum Hi came back yesterday and de- J
feated the Gonzales Hi by a score of j
13-6, with Graham playing the stellar
role on the offense, and Perry Edgar, |
Although the lowlands are he- M,„ ,„„1|K |
coming hazy with color and the (h1 th(, roU, Ut.rc.nslve. |
woods are beginning their bril-
liant pageant, it is not too late
for picnics or camping. In fact,
more and more people are com-
ing to prefer the crisp days
which will be here soon and their
Those who have never enjoyed jnK 0f a criss cross play the Gonzales
the adventure of eating meals by team worked on them, and the latter
the roadside or pitching’ a tent! team scored on the play,
and living gypsy-fashion, have a j After the kick off Yoakum selected
great treat in store for them. To; received but the lighter team was un-
start OUt in a car properly equip- 1 able to hold the Gonzales aggregation,
ped for SUch an occasion and stop so the first string men were sent in,
under a bronze-leafed tree to Sjid then things began to shape up a
participate in the preparation Httie different,
and enjoyment of a generous j The Yoakum team played mainly
warn meal, is to live truly in straight football, using the forward
keeping with the spirit of youth. pa88 sparingly, and then With but little
Many books have been written success,
about living in the open, and McMaster ran the team well, and the
while they are fascinating read-i lack of judgment often in evidence fail
ing, the endless list of required |ed to show up at this game,
equipment which these authors ; Bourke lashed out many good gains
consider essential for ideal camp-1 around tackle, but on end runs failed
ing has probably deterred many to gan.
from venturing out. While much j The last touch down was made on a
of the success of outdoor sleep- series of line bucks, and brush tackle
ing and eating does depend on plays, and try for extra point was suc-
the selection of suitable equip-! cessful but the first try was not.
ment, it need not be an elaborate! The Gonzales team was light, but
outfit. In fact, experienced
campers carry very little, and it
is simple and practical material.
They find that much of the plea-
sure is in “making things do.”
had plenty of fight, in spite of their
youth and lack of weight.
Perry Edgar played a stellar game of
defense, and plowed holes for Bourke
on the offense, and lead the team like
The tents and bedding depend a captain slmul<1-
on the destination, the extent of! rm game was dean turnout, with
the trip and the number of peo-j Evans of Cuero officiating good clean
pie going. Anv sporting-goods | same as referee and Levy as Umpire
store will be able to give sound™1 Galssert as Headiineman.
advice as to tents and cots.! ^
Sleeping on the ground is pre-j STAMPEDE CLIMAX IN
ferred by experienced campers j 74MC PDEV TUDil I CD
because they know that it is j Lnlit uHlI lilniLLCIi
much warmer on the ground J ~
With the floor cloth of the tenth j Film fans, you who rave about the
underneath and all the blankets »«nsationai pictures you have seen.
on top. But those who do notjy™ "ll0 “ave witnessed ,he scmM1’s
care to take the risk of sleeping j «“**“*« thrills, you who have enjoyed
this way, will find a cot very d-vnaniic a(Jtion of el,ic we9terns’
comfortable, provided an extra
blanket is taken to sleep on. The
number of blankets taken for
covering, depends on the individ-
ual requirements of each camper,
but one extra blanket doubled
over each cot canvas is necessary
There is nothing quite so pleas-
ant to the nostrils as the smell of
wood smoke mingled with that of iuni M novel
boiling coffee and broiled bacon.
It whets your appetite and stimu
lates your digestive machinery.
. The camper should wear plain,
substantial clothing and low
healed shoes. A heavy sweater
is a good thing to carry instead
of a coat. Rubbers, too, are very
So you see it does not require
much equipment and fussing,
and once you have tried it you
will find that camp fits into the
scheme of modern psychology,
which teaches that change of
mental attitude rests tired nerv-
es and actually builds body tissue
faster than drugs of medicine.
Those who have tried camping
know that no other kind of vaca-
tion—whether a long one or just
a week-end—so quickly scatters
all worries and nerves—so quick-
ly restores the realization that
life is made for health, happi-
ness and simple living.
H. D. M.
CITY TO MOVE MULE
BURN GUT Or TOWN
Thi Yoakum Board of t.'lty Commis-
sioners mot this morning at tin* City
Hall to hoar ami approve iho report of
tho committee consisting of Commis-
sioner Fink, Itarnoti and Fitch to work
out plans to move the mule barn from
the center of town.
i The committee had completed plans
which were adopted. The plan adopt-
ed proposes to build a three room
house on the City's property on the
edge of town whereon tli»* disposal
plant is located .and move the mule
hiirn from May street to this location.
One of the men In the sanitary do-
■partment will live in tie* house, and
will take care of teams down there,
i Arrangements will also be made to
NOTHING BUT NtSS
Big Topics in Few Words
WHARTON—The Methodist Church
hen- buined this afternoon when a loss
estimated at $55,000. A funeral ser-
vice had just been hold and the fun-
eral cortege on its way to the ceme-
tery when flames began to come from
AUSTIN- Cancellation of mainten-
ance contracts In 33 counties is re-
quired for the public's interest. Attor-
ney General Dan Moody informed
Frank V. Lanlmm chairman of the
Highway commission, In a letter made
public today. The attorney told Lun-
’ ham that the commission had failed
'to accept tho lowest bids for these 33.
'contracts, which totaled $872,976.25.
store tile city equipment there with
) the exception of the tractor, —htrect j "llllr «wc« pt« d higher
j sweeper and grader which w ill be kept ilolxllt!<1 $1,034,112.60. i<;
_______ -- 1 * ^
; temporarily at the present location, j
j This will do away with a nuisance ■
! that has long been a thorn in
KL CAM 1*0 -Welle under
! handicap of ver yheavy rains, the fair
Slxty^bne year* ago on a Civil War battlefield Miles 13. Cook (left), of
Flint, Mich., threw a blanket over his comrade, Charles D. Webster of
Traverse City, Mich., believing he had* been killed. To his amazement
Cook met Webster very much alive at the annual G. A. R. encampment
«*t Grand Repids.
JUD6E FITCH HAS HARD
EXPRESS RIDER TO
city's side, and will work out mom
The specifications were drawn up
and bids will be asked for material
land labor next week, and then work
I will be started as soon as the eonimis
I sinners accept the bids.
here Is being l.ck this ivwk, Them
j was a fait ty **icd atten lan* e y« stoj
day, tlio opening day and directors are-
loping for good weather tit remainder
of the week.
Judge Fitch of the corporation court
had to decide between, what constitute
playing and fighting this morning.
The principals contend that they were
playing but witnesses couteud that
they were fighting.
A groom of recent months met. Wls
estranged spouse on the street and pro- T
coeded to hand her a play tap on the
head, and the recepitent of the blow
went down, and again tried to get up
and was again playfully tapped frus-
trating the attempt to return in kind.
Witnesses thinking that something
should be done about it so they re-
ported to Night Watchman Williams
who brought them into court. Both
of the ones playfully inclined were
emphatic in their statements that they
were not mad but were merely play
ing. No. the wife did not want to file
“Case dismissed, but watch how you
j play on the streets,” Judge Fitch told
—see “Wild Horse Mesa’’ at the i the dusky contestants.
Grand and you’ll have something to j ----
SOMETIME LINES ARE
Hush little Motorist
Don't You Cry
You'll Learn to Park
By and By.
Tlu* above poetic (?) outburst was
Mrs. S. I). Vick of Wharton arrived
in the city today to visit with her sis-
ter, Mrs. J. H. Landry.
For stupendous action, for spectacu-
lar thrills and for the most gasp-pro
yoking climax ever flashed on the sil-
ver sheet, this Paramount melodrama,
which George B. Seitz produced from
Lucien Hubbard’s adaption of Zane
has them all
Imagine a tremendous herd of five
thousand terror-stricken wild horses
charging at top speed across a vast
stretch of tableland, headed straight
for a "treacherous barbed w ire corral!
This stampede—the final, smashing
highspot in the photoplay—is pictured
in all its terrifying realism, and was
filmed at. Pi’eat personal risk to
cameramen ami players, many of
whom narrowly escaped death from
the thundering hoofs of the "wild steeds
And this scene comes as a fitting and
high-powered finale to a series of
tense, dramatic events which have
their beginning when Jack Holt, hero
of the picture, comes into open and
bitter conflict with a gang of outlaws
and horse thieves, captained by Noah
Beery. Billie Dove is the lovely hero-
ine and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., por-
trays the fourth featured role, that, ot
Holt's dare-devil younger brother.
Just to prove that the story does de-
part from the regulation western plot
formula, it is only necessary to point
out that although several hundred In-
dians play a stirring part in the film,
they are on Holt’s side and prove of in
valuable assistance at a very crucial
GONZALES TO GET
SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 17- Hiram j
Craig, pony express rider who re-en-
acted days of early Texas immediately ,
preceding the Old Trail Drivers’ re-
union here last week by riding horse-j
back from Galveston to San Antonio!
started out Thursday morning to re- j
’V.ttce his steps.
He w-141 make the Mine route- he j
made last week, stopping at all towns
to speak in the interest of the cam-!
paign to raise $100,000 far the monu-
ment to be fashioned by Otiuun Bor !
glum to be erected in San Antonio as a
reminder for all time to come of the
hardships encountered by the pioneer
stockmen, who in the days before tail-
roads, drove their cattle np the trail
His first stop will be at Seguin Thurs-1
day night, where In- will deliver his.
initial address. San Antonio has,
agreed to raise $5ti.(Min of the fund and
the balance the State is called on to j
George W. Saunders, president'or the , f|j|y aflHrnoon tron, ,h„ fmnMy home
Old Trail Drivers Association, said heja( 3;R(> ln1ernK,nl V(HS
is confident that fund will not only be ^ ^ (,Ry Cemet(>ry Uev- A ,,
raised, hut that the total will aggre-
AUSTIN Di ficiency warrant for the
reimbursement of persons whose cattle
have been or may be destroyed on ao-
! count of the font and mouth disease
may be issued against the current ap-
propriation for the live slock sanitary
I commission even though such funds
| an* not exhausted, Assistant Attorney
General L. C. Sutton ruled Friday.
CORSICANA—Funeral services fov
inspired by the report of Chief More)I 11 Alexander, 20 years oUi, dituf
made this morning that he had issued *n ^ axahachle as a result of pistol
15 invitations to drivers of ears, who wounds Thursday afternoon will
had not. parked according to "Hoyle" ^1,1 ‘ at the tumily residence today,
or whoever Is at. the foot of all of '
titese white lines on the pavement. A
line more or less don't mean much to
t.he most of us, but when four pnuoma-
tie tires hit not placed between them
with an exactitude and precision when
these lines appear on the pavement,
then it is a different matter
FUNERAL OF FRED HILLJE
The funeral of Ferd Hillje who died
iii Brady Sunday night was held flier,
NRW ORLEANS—The Episcopal
church must place la-fore its young
people a program of live which is not
mere catechalsm of negation or a deca
login- or inhibitions hut rather a liv-
ing gospel of sympalhie co-operation
WACO The Jury in the case of Rev.
A. Itetly Copeland charged by gram!
jury indictment with libeling Miss
Adelaide Hague, city health nurse, re-
turned a verdict of not guilty yester-
at 3:3n o’clock. Interment
in the City Cemetery. Ue
| Rode pastor of the Lutheran Church of
least *150,11011 before the cam- i . , . , , , , . ,
which deceased had long been a nuni-
The German war cannon, donated to
the City of Gonzales for a park orna-
ment, is expected to reach this city by
The cannon was loaded on a railway
car in Galveston Thursday morning
and billed nut to Gonzales.
This news was received by Secretary
Donovan of the Chamber of Commerce
RED HOT ELECTRIC CURLING
IRONS REPLACE HAT
her conducting the last rad rites. Song
} service was rendered by members of
| the Lutheran Choir. The floral offer
ing was profuse and beautiful showing
i love and sympathy of the friends of
SAN ANTONIO. Oct. 17- It used to'the deceased,
be the hat pin but now its the red hot j Honorary pall bearers were V,’. K.
electric curling iron. Af least, local j Appelt, Frank Manila, Dr. Paul Retiger
CHICAGO Erection of a Rl.UOO.ftOO
theatre on Michigan Avenue within a
year is promised by Flo. Zi* gfh Id, Mi*-
producer, who plans to inaugurate in It
an annual musical production.
East Texas— Tonight part cloudy,
cooler in cart portion. Sunday pmi
cloudy to unsettled, rising tempera-
police report a case where the modern |H. II. Simpson, J. H. Simpson, Bruno |,lro |n rmrth portion, light moderate*
in a telegram from Congressman Mans invention supplanted tho more ancient j Cohn, Scott S. Hill, Ford Lucy, F. So no,u, winds.
field of Columbus. but simplex weapon of milady. Anjkol, M. A. Moreland. H. J. Brauniir. V. w.*sJ. Texas-Tonight and Sunday
It had been hoped to get the cannon ex-husband, working under the influ- B. Gerdes, E. T. Long, Hugo Mueller ciOU(|y> fr(Ht ln Panhandle if ic
here in time to exhibit it during the ence of corn whiskey and a halludna-: and 11. J. Heye. 'clears up.
County Fair. tion that his former wife would be j Active pallbearers were- M F Natt, Louisiana--Tonight probably fair
The gun came by boat to Galveston glad to see hint, staggered into her • Otto von Rosenberg. F. A. Ii' ptow, R. cooler. Sunday part cloudy moderate*
from New York.—Gonzales Inquirer, bedroom here the other evening and Waltersdorf, Jos. Stanzel and J. E. northerly winds on the coast.
--- demanded money. Just like old times, j Buss. Arkansas- Tonight and Sunday prob
Mrs. W. B. Stevenson and family left it seems, but the former better half j Moltke fridge (). D. H. S. ot which aijly showers, rising temperature,
today for Fort Worth where
make their future home.
they will had other ideas. The lady said there I deceased was a member attended in a Oklahoma—Tonight fair, colder in
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wasn’t, a chance and invited him to body. All business was suspended dur southeast portion, probably frost,
leave. He produced a knife, she says, j ing the funeral hour. Sunday fair, rising temperature.
and she countered with the curling j Deceased leaves to mourn Ins death -- ^ —
pin. When he ran afoul the Instill-j his wife Mrs. Grotchen Ilillje, "n'! NORTHER BRINGS OUT
moment. ,ment thp fight left him. j brother, Louis Hillje of San Antonio WINTER WRAPS IN YOAKUM
The rugged and magnifJclent wilder-! “I received some money a month j one sister, Mrs. R Klatt of La Grange, j _____
ness backgrounds are not the least of ago an uncle remembered me and I j other relatives and a larg*- circle of ( 0j(j mau crjmp from regions of mom
the photoplay’s worth-while features, guess he heard of it," she said. , friends, who will ever honor the me- nor(jM.rn latitudes invaded Yoakum.
All of the exteriors were photographed; The charge lodged by the police was mory of him, whom to know was to yosterday, and causing a decided drop
at Red Lake, Arizona, where was drunkenness, the former wife refusing love.—Hallettsville Herald. the temperature, and this morning:
found an almost unbelievable duplicate, to prosecute on an assault charge.
of The Wild Horse Mesa-the actual j--^ ”
locale of the story—with thousands of ' IN8TALLS NEW EQUIPMENT
wild horses inhabiting the place. j -
“Wild Horse Mesa” represents the I The City Pharmacy has just com-
ultlmate in melodrama. It is entertain-; pleted the Installation of an electric
went pl*.:r:! 'machine for the piR-pose of making
• ! the wind carried with it a bite that
Mrs. R. E. Kirk left today for Waco made Yoakum citizens think a little-
where she will visit, for several days, more serious about, the coal strike,
—--------------—and the cost of cord wood.
toasted sandwiches of all makes. The : Overcoats ami other heavy wrap*
machine is a neat looking cabinet and , were very much in evidence this morn
tnukes tasty saudwlches.
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Richter, T. H. Yoakum Daily Herald (Yoakum, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 168, Ed. 1 Saturday, October 17, 1925, newspaper, October 17, 1925; Yoakum, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth758634/m1/1/: accessed February 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Carl and Mary Welhausen Library.