Rains County Leader (Emory, Tex.), Vol. 30, No. 17, Ed. 1 Friday, April 27, 1917 Page: 4 of 8
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RAINS t'(MINTY LEADER
ISSUES AN APPEAL
TO THE COUNTRY
£x«cutivr in Personal Message
Urges United Action in War
FARMERS HOLD NATION SFATE
A«k« Th»m to Make Every Passible
Effort to Supply Abundant Food
for Ourselves, Our Army and
Navy and fqr the Nations
Wiom We Are New
Washington. April 17. -President
Wilson mi hominy night addressed a
p~r»oiiai appeal to til* fellow couafry- |Mi*»ible ho
addressing fhto vrnrtk gn the farmer*
>t tli** coontry ami to ell win* work
•m the fann Tito *upr« > n*wl of
our own iiHtion and of the nation*
with wliirli we are eo-o|*erallMg le an
aliundnnce of Ntippiieai, and especially
foodsl uffv Tlo* importance of au
unto food y e*|*ecialty for
year, la au|*arlatlve.
ohiindant food, alike for
the nrmie* and the people* now at
war. the whole great enierprl«<• upon
which we have einhurked will break
down and full.
Hold Fate of Nations.
'Tli** world'* food reserves are low.
Not only during' the preacut emergency
hut fttr some time after penca »hall
have come Inith our owu people and a
large pro|*ortl«»n of the people of Ku
rope must rely on the Uarveata In
“C|n«ii the fanner* of thia country,
therefore. In large measure, reat* the
fate «»f the war and the fate of the
nation*. May the nation not count
upon them to omit no atep that will
iucrease the production of tlieir laud
or that will brlug about Die Bloat ef-
fectual co-operation In the aale and
distribution of iheir products?
"Thy time I* abort It la of the moat
lni|ierar|ve importance that everything
done and don i mined late
iota together to make the nation a unit
tor rbe preservation of Ita Ideal* ami
for triumph of deuiocrgey lu tin* world i
"The supreme teat of the nation ha*
tom*" *a>* the aridrwp. "We rnuat
all ape*k w t and serve toget tier.”
feit of Address.
1 lie a«i4res« folio*a:
"My fellow coun’rytncfi ;
“Tfce eat rater of our owu beloved
country Inin the grim end terrible war j
fot d«n«KiK jr ami human right* which
ha* shaken the world creates so many
problems of iiiillonal life and action
which call for immediate consideration
and settlement that i hope you will
permit me to address to yob a few J
word* of eame*t counsel and appeal j
with regurg to them.
"We are rapidly putting our navy
up*m an effective war Petting and are j
about to create and equip A great army. I
hut these lire the simplest pari* of the
great task to which we have addressed
"There la not a single selttah ele- |
uient. an far a« I can see. In the caune
we are fighting for. We are fighting
fur whs I we believe and wish to lie the
rights of mankind and for the future
I tea re and security of the world.
These, then, are the ililogn we |
must do and do well, heaidea fighting-- ,
(he fldng* wit (unit which mere fight
frig would t* fruitless :
‘‘We moat supply abundant food for
oufwetvea and for our armies and our
seamen rmt only, hut also for a large
part of Ihc nation* with whom we have
now mad** common caune, lu whose
Mop|hirt and by whose aide* we shall
Must Supply Ships.
"We tmiid «u|ipi> whip* by the hun-
dred* out of our Mhlpyard* to carry I
to tin* other atde of the *eti. subma-
rine* or no *u hum rlne*. what will every
day he needed there, und Hbundunt '
material* out of our field* and our j
mines and our factories with which
not only to clothe and e«piip our own
forces on land and sen hilt also to
Hot lie and *ti|>|Mirf our people for 1
whom the gMlIant fellow* und* r arm*
can lie longer work, to help clothe and
equip the itrmic* With which we are
eo operating in Kurope, and to keep
the Iimmii* mul manufactories there In
raw material*; coal to keep the fifes
going ill ship* at sea and In the fur
naeim ucroa* the aea; steel out of j
which to make arm* and ammunition !
both here uad there; rail* for worn-
out railroad* hark of the fighting 1
fiootn; locomotives and rolling stock
to take the place of those every day
going to piece#; mules, horse*, cattle
for labor mid for military service; j
everything with which the people of
VOngland and France and Italy nnd
ttUMla have ttewtlly supplied them- j
*elv«w. hut cannot now afford the men, ■
the material* or the machinery to |
Need Greater Efficiency.
"If I* evident to every thinking man ,
that our Industrie* In farms. In ship *
Itard* In the mine.*. In I lie factories.
muHl he made more prolific and more ,
efficient than ever, and that they mnat I
tie more ec*cKwiint<’ally managed nnd 1
better adapted ti# the particular re- i
qnlrement* of our task than they tiave j
been . and wtUlt ! want to «IJ* I* fb*t '
ihc m»*n nnd the women who devote j
chair tiintignt nnu fitHr c;:-rgy to three
thing* will t»e serving the country nnd i
conducting the light for jienc* amt free-
dom Ju*t a* truly tunl «n*t as effective-
ly as the men on the Imttlcftetd or II
tl*r tr« u«1ies
Appeal to Farmer*.
'ThnuwnitdN. nny. hundreds of thou
sand- of tneu Otherwise liable to mill
tar> wrrlc*, wfll of rtgfit and of necta
ally he e*cased from that service suu
aaslgned to the fundnmental, sustain
lug work af the fields and factories,
and mine* and they will he a* much
part of the great putt Ioffe forces of
the nnlion as the men under fire.
“1 take the libgrty. therefor*, of
ly to make sure of large harvests. I
call u|N»n young men auo old alike and
upon ttie able-bodied hoy* of the land
to accept and act upou this duty-—to
turu in boat* to (lie farm:: und make
reitala that MO pains and no lubvA la
lacking in this great mutter
"I parth ulurly appeal to the farmer*
of the South to plant abundant f«a»d
stuff* a* well as cotton*
Traoa to Be Unhampered
"The course of trade shall he as un-
hampered a* It la |HM»*lble to make it,
and there shall to? no unwarranted
manipulation of the nation's food stiy
ply by thohe who handle l? on it* wn%
to the consumer.
"Thia let me say to the roldd etnen
of every sort, whether they arc han-
dling our fiMHlstulf* or our raw- mate-
ferial* of manufacture or the product*
of our mill* and factories The eye*
of the country will he eMperlally upon
you. This ia your opportunity for sig-
nal service, efficient and dlaintereated
The country expects you. as It exports
all other*, to forego unusual profits, to
organise und expedite shipment* of
Mtjppile* of every kind, but especially
of food, with an eye to the service you
are rendering and In th# spirit of those
who enlist In the ranks, for their pro-
not for themselves,
shall confidently expect you to
deserve mid win the confidence of pSO»
pie of every *»»rt and atatlsa.
Efficiency on Railroad*.
"To the men who run the railways
of the country, whether they he man
say that the railway* are the arteries
of the nation's life, and that upon ihetn
re**s the Itninenae re»|r.»ii*lbt1lty «*C
seeing to It that those arteries suffer
no obstruction of any klml, no mettl-
hnn* let ue aiu'gest the
motto, ‘Small profit* and quick serv-
ice/ nnd to the shipbuilder the thought
that the life of the war depend* upon
him. The food and the war supplies
must he carried aoroaa the *<*$ no mat-
ter how many ahlp* are sent to the
hottmu. The place* of those that go
To the miner let me say that he
stands w here the fanner d**e* : The
work of the world wait* on him. If
he slacken* or falls, armies and states-
men are helpless. He also is enlisted
In the great Service sraiy.
Every Garden Help*
"Let me suggeHt also that every one
who creates or cultivate# a garden
helps, and help# greatly, to solve the
problem of the feeding of the nations;
and that every housewife win* prac-
tice* strict economy puts herself la
the rank* of those who nerve the na-
"This Is the time for America to co«w
reel her unpardonable fault of waits-
fulness and extravagance. Let every
man and every woman assume the duty
of careful, provident use and expendi-
ture as a public duly, as a dictate of
patriotism whl^h no one cau now ex-
pect ever to lie excused or forgtveo for
In th*- lio|»e that (tils statement of
the Med* of the nation and of the
world In thia hour of supreme crlata
111(tv stliuulule those to whom It coined
and remind all who need reminder of
the solemn duties of a time such a* the
world lia* never aeou before. 1 beg that
alt ediUna gud pUtMfheftP everywhere
will give a* prominent publication and
ns wide cirruiaueil «s posable ta this
Buprtmt Ta«t Hat Come
"I venture to Mtgg» t also to .*11 ad-
veriiaing ngenclea that they would per-
haps render a very substantial and
timely service to the country tf they
would glv# It widespread repetition.
And I hope (hat clergymen will not
think the theme of It an unworthy or
lmi|»|*e»prlat« sub; " 'onimeut and
homily from their pulpits.
"The supreme tent of the nation has
coon*. We must all *i*e*k. act and
P0UITFY 'CALOMEL MAKES YOU SICK, UGH!
IT’S MERCURY AND SALIVATES
TESTS IN POULTRY FEEDING
Results Given of Experiments Can-
ducted by Idaho Station With
White Leghorn Pullets.
At the Idaho station three fw-na of
fit* White Leghorn pullets each were
fed the following ration* for one year:
IVil 1. a grain ration of wheat, onts
and barley. 1,1. 2. 2. niui all (lie grit
they would eat : pen 2. a grain ration
of wheat, peaa. oat*, barley. Kaffir
corn, millet sunflower *eed ami buck-
wheat. ,12. 2, It, 2. 1. 1. ft. 0. ft. 1. and
mash ration of bran. short*, rorninenl
wheat, fiali uieat uieal and charcoal,
2. 2. 1. 1. 2. 1 per cent, ami |*en H, a
Straight*-) Up! Don't Low a Day’* Work! Clean Your Sluogith
Liver and Bowe s With “Dodaon’s Liver Tone.”
T'gh' Calomel makaa you sicV Take
i dose of th* vile, dangerous d ag to
oigbt and tomorrow you may Ice* a
la mercury or quicksilver
which cauaes racrusis of the ho >*-s
Cah-rnel when 't cornea Into contact
with sour bli* crashes Into It. btaik
tng It up This is when you feel thk»
swful nausea and tramping If you
feel sluggish and all knocked out," If
your liver ts torpid and bowels consti-
pated or you Have headache, dtzxtnesa
coated toogue. If breath Is bad or
stomach sour, lust try n spoonful of
harmless Dodson s Liver Ton*.
Here's my gusrant*#—Go to any
drug store or dealer and get a 50-cent
bottle of Dodson's Liver Tone Take
s spoonful tonight and If It doesn't
straighten ou right up and make yox
fuel fine and vigorous by morning I
want you to go back to the store sol
get your Boas* Dodson s Liver Tons
la destroying the sale of calomel b*.
cause It Is rsal liver medicine; entire-
ly vegetable therefore it cannot sali-
vate or make you e:ck
I guarantee that on# spoonful of
Dodaon r Liver Tone will put your slug-
f<*h liver to work and eiean your bow
el* of that sour bile and constipated
waste whhh Is clogging your system
and making you feel miserable. I guar-
antee that a bottle of Ttodaon a Liver
Tone will keep your entire family feel-
ing fins for months. Give It to your
children It la harmless, doesn t grip*
and they Hke Its pleasant taat* —Adv
) t. *
Whits Leghorn Is Popular.
ration the seine s* Hint given pen 2
except that cnen wm* asttettituh*! for I
j*ea* and the oafs were fed In the |
pr<>|Hirtl<<n of two part* Instead of |
I'en 1 averaged 24 egg* |a*r pullet;
pen 2. 14*1 egg*, and pen 3. 1H1 egg* j
The percentage of egg* under two
ounce* In |»en 1 wu* »Ul'k ; in [w*n 2.
ft.ft, and In peu 9, 6 2-11. Pen 1 coat,
exclusive of lubor. SHUKI. and brought
lu only |Ik.40; pen 2 coat with
an income of $87.1ft, and pen ft cost
988.22. with an Incum* of $i>7 JO.
W. L. DOUGLAS
“THE SHOE THAT MOl O* ITR 8HIPF"
S3 $3.50 $4 $4.50 $5 $6 $7 & $8 „T^U.
Save Mo *#y by Waarinf W. L. Douglas
allow*. Fvt «ai« by over9<XK) th* *e H^nUn.
The Bast .known Shoes in the World.
W7 L Dougis* rvxnwp and th* rsMti price i» (tamped an rhs bat-
” tom of all shoes at the fa.Tory Th* value is guaranteed and
the wafer protected Agauuf high
tetad prices are the same
Frannsco than they do m
pner paid far them.
*T*hr quality of W. L Dougli
* than 40 yuan ope-" -
WyUs are thr leadrrs
They are made in a >**• 11 equipped
by the highest paid, skilled sh<»-malN
auprrvuiofi of ripertencrd mm, ell war* mg
determination to make the beat shoes for th* price that money
tan buy. /
A *k -oai ihns Healer f..r W t.. shoes If h* v an •
t»«l vaj.pl* you wnh Ik* hn»«l you want Ink* no mhrr 1
mail* Wrtlf for lnt*r«slln| >MNiklsl rsplalnine Hew to -
ly'rvtnrn** **'«h*** »<M<iar4 of quality for tb# priro Vy
_______1 __ »k_ l ... CrMilost o w L I>« ufls* Mu* Oo.,
•isnipen on tno nottom. IM S|nrfi •!.. Mrwlito*. Nms_
Tory I hr value u guarant*
pocas lor inferior sf»irs The
awerywhotr. They coat no more in San
Now York. TWy an always worth the
product is guaranteed by meet
40 V*er» etprrten r in making fine shoes Th# smart
the leaders m the Faahaon Centres of Ammca.
While a man's will may lw» law. lu
the cm an of 11 married mult the law la
RAISING DUCKS FOR MARKET
Groan Ducks"—Produced by
The Number of < <*iutm*rcl*l duck
farm* In the country |* Incrcaning
somewhat, It ta nald. hut (he produc-
tion of tlucka on gcnerMl fiirm* ia «le-
♦ rcawing. cK|wc|ally In the nilddl*
West. The Uat cmaua reports show
that duck* were kept on only 7.U per
cent of the farm* In the country. The
demand for ducks' egg* I* tnora lim-
ited than for hen**’ cl'k« ***d »*•* de-
him rid for fuhle ducks at good prices I*,
to u great extent, cfMiflnetl to the large
cities nnd is not neurl) a* general-*•
tin* demand for chicken*. For this 1
reason It 1* advlaahh to study the tnnr-
kef condition* Indore .unking any larga
Investment In ducks.
ttn tlie other hand, If la mild that In- I
tensive duck farming on n large scale j
has been more MUcceaaful ilimi Inten-
sive chicken raising The I'eklu ducks
which are kept extensively by commer-
cial grower* are lea* subject to dls*
ease than chickens, and hrtlflcinl meth-
ods of hatching and rearing have !»e« n
used very *'iccewafully with them. * tn
Fins Type of Ducks.
general farm*, ducks can he raised with
success and at s profit, though as a
avion** of Income they do not sjvpear t*
In* ua well adapted to nvcr*ge farm
conditions a» fowls Hitherto farmers
have rarely given the usee angry cars
to the fevMitng unit ranrketlgg of tliHr
duckling* to secure any large slinra of
the trade in fancy green ducka
U U this trade which attra**** the
commercial dn< k farmer, a green
duck i« n (iuraiina sfei-h Is grsc.va
rspldlf and marketed when from eight
to twelve weeks (dd. welching at that
time from 4*4 to (i pound* This rapid
growth I* made pmrlble by tin abun-
dance of «*ate and g*H»d feeding. The
highest prices are |Mitd early . In ihe
spring, hut. as has already be#n said,
the demand is chiefly from the larg*
Htlea in the Kaat anu “U the Dactfic
const. As a matter of fact. .u«ay
farmers market their docks In the faM
gt g lower ptiea par bird thorn grweg
ducks bring U th* fl>H|
IT Ifi IMPERATIVE
that voc keep a bottle of Ml«*l<*«lppl
Diarrhea Cordial In your medio na
cheat. In con*tant use for fifty years.
Fries 25c and fide —Adv.
Fare* *f Habit.
"Why did your wife leave you*"
"Force of liaMf. I gtieae Mhe *u
a cook before I him tried her."
Why H* Subscribed
A collectin' of subscript long for the
orMM* band fund once came gern«* a
fartrer who waa noted fvir hi* niean-
neaa. To his surprise the farmer at
once consented to subscribe fully a*
large a stun a* any he had yet re-
' Mr. Ilardflat," he sold, addressing
the fgftaer, "you nrc surely very fond
of music to give so much "
“Oh, .vea." said the farmer ; "they're
grand for scoring the crows from mg
'taltea when thcyTv* practicin' and' I'm
Ha Had To.
If all men were like a colored porter
In Frankfort, g*urs|*«|*er men would
find the game an extremely enay one
The porter, who I* known to every
mnn and l»oy In the dtj recently wh*
dlvisretd from hi# first wife nnd within
a few day* was married again A re-
porter happened 111 the • lerk's office
Just a* he was taking out hi* license
"When are yog to be married
Frank?" asked the reporter
The porter told him. and the ques-
tioning was continu'd until his wife-fo-
bs* grabbed hold of his arm and whls-
•red. "Don't tell that mao all about
■ ■ ;■ ••(,!>• of
ill luck to complain of.
If TOO have Worms or Tapeworm ao
Joubt >i»u tiave taken »ms kind of "Vaf-
mifuga ’ Bui did you rnsilttv# resutta*
TrW« l»r Bser>'a Vsrmifugs T>*ad Bhoc*
mix! grt > •rtsin and quick action. Adv.
Tb* Wia* Foot
"There 1$ no such thing as luck." ob-
•*erved toe Rnge Did you ever have
« set of fours beatenT* asked th* FooL
Both ta Be Congratulated
Ariadne- -Thank g»H*dne*i*. I didn’t
marry Perry. Ilea so unreliable.
Aiiadu* Why. he swore he'd pia*
iiway and die If I refused him and new
l(M»k at him '— Judge.
"When I eat In fuibllc I always g»
where there Is a free lunch."
"No.#l haven't an ear for music. I
want to cat standing up. so as to he ta
pro|*>r |H**ltl*m In cns*» somebody startg
'The Htar H|Mingled llamier.'"
i are In our rat'a
1 (Mir eat has got these kittens f .
1 t.ersstf," laughed mother. "Hasn't ah*
I* nlee family?"
"Well." said Maud. "It l« all right to
Nave a family, hut 1 should think sha
I would have them one at a time."
Couldn't Keep It Up.
I The City Man (to ninety--yearoM
nessant) Tell me. what must one do
to grow to he as old s* you are?
i Peasnnt -Don’t drink, don't smoke,
j keep our In the fresh air.
City Man My father did all tho*«
I’ve got to." the porter whla|ieeed
a reporter?" Indlmmp
Klfagettde HlMetter (Ma»
»t THOUSANDS TH
UPON THOUSANDS OP
HEALTHY BOYS & OIRIS EAT
AND CREAM EVERY
WISE MOTHERS KNOW
'‘There'S a Rear,on"
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