The Conroe Courier. (Conroe, Tex.), Vol. , No. , Ed. 1 Friday, March 3, 1911 Page: 2 of 8
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CONROE PUBLISHING CO.
1 : : : : TEXAS
Cheer up; we won't run out
nitrate for 120 years.
Seriously, Is It worth 91.200 a year
to be a New York society person?
Portufral will reorganise Its nary.
It appears that the boat needs over-
It Is dangerous to become s cen-
tenarian, for ons drops qjf nearly
Big chance for some one to buy the
Madison Square garden. Marked
down to 93,500,000/
The jlmawlnger paved the way for
the oncoming of the clawhammer.
Teh Ibrmer Is the pioneer coat.
A diplodocus 175 feet lopg has been
discovered In Utah. A dlplodocus la
something like a dlnosaurus. only
They do thlpgs In style In Chicago
A woman there carefully removed the
glasses from another woman’s face
before slapping her.
Why all this fuss about the theft of
two opera scores In New York? Sev-
eral of those produced lately were
more or less stolen.
Uncle Samuel wfll build two battle-
ships In 1911. Possibly when they are
finished they will be far enough be-
hind the times to be used as targej^.
Bcitons mayor can get wild ap-
plause by singing "Swec*. Adeline" In
public. In .>some respects Boston’s
leadership In culture seems hopeless-
ly secure. .
The United States court of customs
appeal has decided that a hen Is not
a bird. Perhaps It would have called
her a bird If she had been laying
. "Have women a sense of humor?"
la a .question that la feathering Ger-
man literary men. The dear glrla
must have a sense M humor to tol-
erate mere man.
We are told by a Buda-Pesth belle
that American men are fllrta. That
Is easily explained. American women
are ao aurpaaali *ly beautiful that tha
poor men can’t ^lp themselves.
Last year’s fire loss In the United
StatAs and Canada foots up 9234,470,-
MO.. In all Europe the loss was but
one-sixth as large. This leak la a
powerful Indictment of American
It doss not matter so much whether
they are sending us purs champagne
or imitations from France, as moat
ptr«nn« in this country who buy the
flagy stuff Judge It solely by the price
A member of the audience In a
g«miitnii (Ont.) theater was struck
In the forehead by Jthe point of a
sword which flew over the footlights.
It would be no more thafl Just to give
him his money back.
Snowballs were used In Pennsyl-
vania the other day to put out a Are.
you feel one suite you on
the dome, gentle reader, blaspheme
hut remember that sometimes a
snowball Is s blessing in disguise.
Football may ho a rough game, but
Imn It comes to roughness those
students havs their American
trimmed forty ways. To
•BIB his *eoll«SS emblem It Is i
mgf «sr a student to croak i
hold at hay
fcr Um l
-A few days ago Mias Stefanlja
Pletraykowakl married Jan Badowsky
In Chicago. We merely reprint this
Item to annoy the compositors and
Vienna la growing faster than Ber-
lin and it now has 2,004,291 inhab-
itants. The old city la holding its
own famously, especially In the re-
-upeet of waits music.
China la nothing if not progressive.
The pigtail la to go, a constitution and
a parliament are to be established,
and some think a bald-headed China-
man will yet be seen.
A building 58 stories high la about
to be erected In New York. All of
which goes to show that even the
buildings want to ret as far away
from the town as they can.
WHAT THE LAWMAKERS HAVE DONE
AND WHAT THEY WANT DONE
8enate Proceedings. t Mouse Proceeding*.
Austin, Tex.—The pending business Austin, Tex.—Members of the house
In the senate Saturday was the Btur- have Indicated In several ways during
geon bill providing for an equal num- the last few days that they resent the
L* . . , , ,« D . an top-lining publicity which the senate
b.r ol watcher, from th. pro. ahd ao- ^ ^ rec.|yln(! Tb„
tla to th. prohibition election on J y ..oate, which has been embroiled In
22 next. The question for considers the present controversy since the open-
tlon’ was the amendment by Senator jng Qf session, and which has don#
Vaughan proposing a substitute for the very little work In a very sensational
With fefvor and eloquence Senator
Vaughan presented his views In sup-
port of the hill In the Interest of a
pure ballot, a clean election and a fair
count. He defended its several pro-
visions, especially those with reference
to contests and that fixing the venue
of prosecutions for making false re-
turns to Travis County. As to the lat-
ter he said the jurisdiction should be
away from the county where local in-
fluences would play such a prominent
part, and he knew of no fairer or bet-
ter place than the courts of Travis
County. In his argument he cited the
sond vote caatjon propositions and for
candidate In certain southwest coun-
ties, as showing the improbability of
fair trials In such counties. He con-’1
eluded In an Impassioned plea for a
law that would prevent the prohibition
election from being "stolen.”
Senators Watson and Murray offer-
ed an amendment to the pending
amendment by adding to the bill a new
section, to be numbered section 5a. to
read as tollows:
"Sec. 6a. Any election officer or su-
pervisor, who shall Intimidate or at-
tempt to intimidate any voter, or know-
ingly refuse to allow any qualified vot-
er to vote, or any person who, within
100 feet of the voting box on election
lay, shall Intimidate or attempt to in-
timidate any qualified voter from vot-
ing, or in any manner, by word or act,
ittempt to Influence any voter to cast
his vote for or against any such ques-
tion provided under this act to be vot-
ed upon, shall be deemed guilty of a
misdemeanor, and upon conviction
shall be fined in any sum not less than
|(>0 nor more than 9600. Provided,
further, that the provisions of this sec-
tion shall not be construed to prevent
the officers of electron from assisting
any qualified voter from making out
his ticket as Is provided for under the
general election law.”
The amendment was accepted and
Cofer. Mayfield and McNealus has
adopted by the senate a resolution In-
viting former Senator Senter of Dallas
to address that body. Among other
things Senator Senter took occasion
to commend Governor Colquitt for ve-
toing the Texarttana charter and
roundly condemned the recall as a
form of government leading to chaos.
Dallas was cited by him as an. in-
stance of what the recall can do. Since
he had been a party to placing the
recall in the Dallas charter, he apolog-
ised profusely for the part he had play-
ed in the matter.
Former ^Representative Harris of
Galveston also addressed the senate
Hudspeth secured final passage of
bit bill exempting water users asso-
ciations from tha payment of franchise
taxea'and charter fees, the purpose be-
ing to give relief to mutual concerns
In the arid West that have taken ad-
vantage of the Newland irrigation act
Finally passed Johnson’s bill allow-
ing purchasers of sections of school
lands to sell to bona fide settlers for-
ty-aero divisions and multiples there-
of after one year’s occupancy on con-
dition of actual settlement. A com-
mittee amendment restricting the op-
eration of the bill to twenty-three wes-
tern counties in Panhandle section
Finally parsed bill diminishing civil
and criminal jurisdiction of county
court of Kendall county.
Terrell (McLennan) moved to sus-
pend to take up the Waco Central
Texas normal school bill.
Cofer moved to substitute the Light-
foot 92MO0 appropriation bill.
Thors wag* seme parley as to what
tbs pending business was and the
lieutenant governor held that the Stur-
geon hill governing constitutional
amendment elections had the cell.
Toughen offered the pro caucus sub-
stitute tor his ht|l tad Watson thought
that an soosunt of Urn Importance of
U should he printed la
that k would he tab-
way has been getting “big heads" In
the papers to the detriment of the
house, which has worked along rather
noiselessly like a faithful family horse.
Perhaps that is the explanation of
the conduct of the house when It first
rescinded the resolution which it pass-
ed on Thursday for sine die adjourn-
ment on March 11, only a moment af-
terward and in a hurry to repent, re-
nege, reconsider and reinstate.
The WiUlasm of Dallas bill, defining
occupation taxes, to provide against
the double payment of taxes upon re-
insurance business by fire and marine
insurance companies was passed final-
jThe Elliott joint resolution submit-
ting to a vote of the people a constitu-
tional amendment, exempting cotton
and woolen mills from taxation for fif-
teen years was debated upon the house
reassembling, after the noon recess.
This resolution had been pending dur-
ing the morning, but the haphazard
style that business was transacted had
prevented any continuous considera-
tion of It. > .
A pending amendment by Mr. Nick-
els of Hill to strike out the “resolving
clause" und kill the resolution, was fa-
vored by Mr. Singleton, who urged that
If manufacturers were to .be exempted
saw mills and railroads might as well
Mr. Elliott spoke for the resolution,
which, If adopted, would result ma-
terially in thp development of the
Mr. Bagby opposed the resolution
and thought its principles not in ac-
cord with the teachings of democracy.
It was further argued, by numerous
questions, that the proposed exemption
would be in line with the protective
tariff principle, to which the detnoern-
tic party was opposed, and that It was
the policy of that party not to foster
or protect special Industries.
Mr. Wortham spoke ably against
this process of reasoning and for the
resolution, and the development of
Texas. He said the “Old Alcalde,”
Governor Roberts, had submitted this
very subject to the legislature and had
favored such tax exemption. Mr. Wor-
them said he revered the principles of
the fathers as much as any one, but he
was tired of this cant, which kept
Texas back while states with one-tenth
of her natural resources grew richer
rthan this state:”
The amendment striking out the re-
solving clause and killing the bill was
lost, 25 ayes and 73 noes.
Mr. Minton offered an amendment
providing tha't the real property tax-
payers of any city and town may de
clde by vote whether or not they will
exempt from taxation, cotton or wool*
en factories in their community.
Adopted. On a division, the vote was
35 ayea and 35 noes.
.The adoption of the local option
amendment killed the resolution, as on
the question of engrossment most of
those who had voted aye changed to
no. It failed to paaa to engrossment
by a vote of 27 ayes, <8 noes. The
Port Arthur charter bill waa passed
Cured by Lydia E. Pinkoum*!
Morton’s Gap, Kentucky.—“I suf-
fered two years with female disorders,
my health was very
bad and I had a
which was simply
awful I could not
stand on my feet
long enough to cook
a meal’s victuals
without my back
nearly killing me,
I would hi
House Engrossed Tax Resolution, w.
Austin, Tex.—The house engrossed^ mother Is a case in point:
by s decisive vote of 80 to 81, the Ken-
nedy Joint resolution submitting to w
vote of the people a constitutional
amendment for the levying of a Sc spe-
cial tax for the university, a 2c tax for
the A. and M. College, and a 1 1-2 tax
for the state normals and the College
of Industrial Arts. Although a number
of amendments were offered reducing
the proposed minimum tax levy, and
one was offered In remains the A. and
M. fax to 4c. all were defeated, and
the resolution engrossed as Introduc-
ed, excepting that the normal tax as
originally proposed was one-half of 1
per cent, but waa amended to 1 l-2c.
and the College of Industrial Arts In-
cluded with the normals, to be pro-
vided for from the fund so raised. All
of these taxes are to he levied upon
the 9100 v^foaUon. if sdopted by the
Oeverwer App eves flit la.
Austin, Teg.—Governor Colquitt ap
proved hills as follows:
OsJeesvllla ntty charter.
such dragging sen-
sations 1 could
hardly bear it I
iad soreness in each aide, could not
stand tight clothing, and was irregular.
was completely run down. On ad-
vice I took Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vege-
table Compound and Liver Pills and
am enjoying good health. It is now
more than two years and I have not
had an ache or pain since I do all my
own work, washing and everything,
and never have the backache any more.
I think your medicine is grand and I
praise it to all my neighbors. If you
think my testimony will help others
rou may publish ft.”—Mrs. Ollik
>Voodall, Morton’s Gap* Kentucky.
Backache is a symptom of organic
weakness or derangement. Ir you
have backache don’t neglect it. To
fet permanent relielf you must reach
;he root of the trouble. ^Nothing we
mow of will do this so surely as Lydia
E. Pinkham'8 Compound.
Write to Mrs. Plnkham, at
Lynn, Mass., for special advice.
Your letter will be absolutely
confidential, and the advice free.
Uncle Joe’s Check.
Ool. Henry Casftm, sergeant-at-arms
of the house of representatives, has
the original check given by Speaker
Joseph G. Cannon a few years ago to
a book agent, and about which an in-
teresting story has been told.
Au agent visited the speaker and In-
terested him in an elaborate edition of
something which Uncle Joe didn’t
want, but bought When the hooka
arrived Uncle Jee examined them and
decided at once that something had
been put over him. When the agent
came for his money the speaker de-
termined to make him Indorse a terse
sentiment on books, so he wrote out a
check for 973, the amount due. and on
the back of It Inscribed:
"Pay to the’ order of Mr. Blank, In
full payment for an edition which was
cot worth a d—, and dear ait that
price, hut for the ease and grace with
which he put It over your Uncle Joe
It waa well worth the money.”—Hu-
Mrs. Nancy Harsh and Dr. Lafayette
•aid to Be Oldest Residents
In the State. 1#
Nothing Too Good
A for you. That's why ww wsrfjoti
’S for Uvsrand
Hopkins, Mo.—The photographs
herewith are of Mrs. Nancy Harsh
and Doctor Lafayette, the oldest resi-
dents of this place, and without a
doubt the oldest residents In th* state
of Missouri, Mrs. Harsh being nearly
one hundred and on* yean old and
Doctor Lafayette nearly ninety-two
Mrs. Nancy Harsh waa born June
15, 1810, at Washington. Pa., and la
a very remarkable old lady. Mrs.
Harsh Is at present as bright as any
young person, being Interested in all
the leading topics of the day and a
great reader. She is very active for
one of her age and attends church
occasionally, being able to walk the
distance from her home to the plaoe
of worship. She once refused a kiss
from the Marquis de Lafayette. He
was making a tour of the United
States and came to her town in the
year 1824. 8he was chosen as one of
the 12 girls to scatter roses as he en-
tered the village. He approached the
maidens and In his courtly French
manper kissed one after another un-
to taka CA8CABKT3 foe Uv*r>
bowel*. Ifl not advertising talk—
but merit—the great,
lasting Wit of---- ,
mmOt ym to know by uiaL Them
yottH h* Of faith—and |
■ ■ i ■ M
y iruu, x
join tke mil-
RJJTS atone. '
A woman always fears «she won’t be
In time for the bargain sals.
Better health is sure to follow the use of
the natural Herb laxative, Garfield Tea.
Can a woman become a member ot
*be Daughters of the Re?
because her ancestors murder
I Iron la
• oat Dm . .
Successful Life Work.
He has achieved success who has
flved well, laughed often, and loved
much; who has gained the respect of
Intelligent men and the love -of little
children; who has filled his niche
d accomplished hts task; who left
e world better than he found it,
whether by an improved poppy, a
perfect poem or a rescued soul; who
has never lacked appreciation' of
e&rtb’s beauty or failed to express it;
who uaa always looked for the best
In. others, and given the best he bad;
Whose life was an Inspiration; whose
memory a benediction.”—President
ffy Mother’s Food and Drink.
Many babies have been launched
Into life with constitutions weakened
by disease taken In with their moth-
ers’ milk. Mothers cannot bo too care-
ful aa to the food they uso while nurs-
ing their babes.
The experience of a Kansas City
ttoff Indies (top 1
District to Hsartiton
"1 was s great ooffee drinker from s
child, sad thought I could not do with-
out it But I found at last It waa do-
ing me harm. For years I had been
troubled with dizziness, spots before
my eyes and pain In my heart, to
which was added, two years later, a
chronic sour stomach.
"The baby was born 7 months ago,
and almost from the beginning, It, too,
suffered from sour stomach. She was
taking it from me!
“In my distress I consulted a friend
of more experience and abe told me
to quit coffee, that coffee did not
make good milk. 1 kave since ascer-
tained that It really dries up the milk.
“So, I quit coffee and tried tea and
at last ooooa. But they did not agree
with me. Then I toned to Postum
with the happiest results. It proved
to he tbs vary thing I needed It not
Mly agreed perfectly with baby and
myself, hut K Increased the flow of
“My hnshsad than quit eoffse and
seed Pdstum and quickly got well of
Hh whisk he had boss
I bo toflffsr refer from the
’ Not a Lucrative Jo)
Friend—So your friend bp
lege. What Is he in? \
In all its forms among all ages of horses,
U wen as dogs, cured and o/lhers in sama
stable prevented from having the disease
with SPOHN’8 DISTEMPER CURE.
Every bottle guaranteed. Over 000,000
bottle* sold last year $.50 and $1.00. Any
good druggist, or send to manufacturers.
Agents wanted. Spohn Medical Co.,
Contagious Diseases, Goshen, Ind.
til he came to Miss Nancy, who mod-
estly refused to allow the familiarity,
as she considered It.
Dr. Lafayette, also a resident of
Hopkins, was born at Lyons, France,
In 1819. In 1850 he came to the Unit-
ed States and when the war of the
Rebellion broke out he enlisted, being
s regimental surgeon with the rank
of captain, and served with great
honor to his adopted country. He Is
a very active old gentleman and does
his own work with the ease of a per-
son much younger. He may be seen
outside bis home almost* any day
chopping wood and doing other chores
and making trips to and from town,
(n the summer he may be seen mow-
ing the yard or working among his
flowers and orchard. He la a great
lover of nature.
"They have expelled my favorite
waiter from his brotherhood," said
, one hotel patron.
"Yes,” replied the other, "he acci-
dentally smiled and said ‘Thank you,*
a dollar’s worth for a ‘50-cent tip.”
ELK THAT CLEAR THICKETS
Arkansas Herd Found to Be More
Valuable Than Goats, As They
Eureka Springs. Ark.—Attempts to
preserve the elk from extinction
through domestication haB been un-
dertaken by private ownership of
small herds In several different places
In the United States. Mr. George W.
Ross, who recently had a herd of
thirty-four, has found them valuable
in clearing out thickets. In this Work
they are- better than goats, since they
browse higher. The two animals get
along well together and In the style
of the Jack Spratt family the work
is well done. Mr. Ross says:
“We find from long experience that
rattle, sheep and goats can be grazed
In the same lot with elk, provided
the lots or Inclosures are not small.
The larger the area the better We
Important to Mothers
Examine carefully every bottle of
CASTORIA, a safe and sure remedy for
infants and children, and aee that U
Signature of <
In Use For .Over 80 Years.
The Kind You Have Always BoughL
A Religious Innovation.
A certain well-brougbt-up little girl
yawned at the breakfast table last
Sunday morning and ventured a polite
proposition to her mother.
*T really don’t feel at all like going.
to church this morning,” she re-
marked. “Can’t we just se^d cards?”
A SURE CURB FOR ITCHIlfG PILES
And all forms of skin diseases is Tot-
tmrime. It Is also a specific for Tetter.
Ringworm, Ecmema, Infant Bor* Head.
Chaps and Old Itching Sores.
“Kudosed fine one dollar for which
jtlease send me two boxes TettertMi
This makes five boxes 1 have ordered
from you, the flret one only, being for
me. I suffered with an eruption for
years, and one box of Tettertae cured
ms and two of my friends. It is worth
Its weight In gold to any one suffering
as I did. Everybody ought to know of
velght in gold to any one
did. Everybody ought to
value.” Jesse w. Scott. ]
me, Ga. £'
Tettertaae at druggists or sent by mall
>r 60c. J. T. Shuptrlne, Savannah. On.
Rattlesnakes Appear Early.
The unusually warm weather
throughout central Wyoming the l
few weeks has caused large' Mmbe!
of rattlesnakes to leave their d
many have been killed by ranc.
and others. Not In the recollection
the oldest Inhabitants have rat
snakes appeared afi. early In the y
—Casper correspondence Denver
The Duchess Decases, aa all
world knows, was an Americi
daughter of tha enormously rich 81
The duchess was once taking pa
tome amateur theatricals at
when a Now York girl said to
"la shs s real duchess?”
“Yea, my dear," the motherj
Knickerbocker, answered. "Yea,
hut machine made.”
know.of no more appropriate plr ;< to
cell attention to the great benefit* of
a few nlk In the same posture with
•Ik Is the natural enemy ef
wolves. We suffered great
our flocks until we learnto
this fact; sines then we have had m
loss Iron that cause. A few elk >n
tors pasture will absolutely
protest (hs Irek therein. Our own
flogs are as well aware of the danger
to eur •» rret that «esy reaaot be
todreod to retor It The flees always
«f dsfls tost gat le-
af feased pe*
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Roberts, P. H., Jr. The Conroe Courier. (Conroe, Tex.), Vol. , No. , Ed. 1 Friday, March 3, 1911, newspaper, March 3, 1911; Conroe, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth843785/m1/2/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Montgomery County Memorial Library.