The Graham Leader (Graham, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 7, 1915 Page: 4 of 8
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Health is very good in this com After some time absent, will
munity. , come again with a few items.
Last Thiirsday and Friday cer- Such gloomy weather we are
were pretty days for De
having. Too muddy, even, to go
anywhere to pass away t^jpe.
Rev. Gaines B. Hall preached
a very interesting sermon on
Sunday afternoon. A righLgood
crowd was out despite the
weather.- Bra. HaR
Craig Point Tonk Valley
Si 111 rain, rain. Maybe^We Tdt ^ Rveuy me, Mr. Editor, fur he-
mill know how to ipprocinte *»|in* *bw»t Urt -.Ml, but *« , rlmQ m0B
wkm it 4~ ob'.r off nail «ck and didn't 1«1 like writing. ^ rrtOTBcitora() yrld4y
Sorry to report Little Miss More cloudy weather and rain.
~0oru Wade very aiof.'Sei^ral are WtH be* whnf when it clears up. -
—There is -artrrli some cotton—iir
■ffeTTng^ wrfh' tmd-potds:
Walter Green,started Monday
morning for Lusk to move Mr.
Andrews and family back to Gra
Mrs. John Knight and daughter
Miss Belle, and Miss Viva Baugh
.took New Year's dinner with
Mrs. Denver Killion. Mr. Lakey
took New Year’s jjinner at Mr.
Mm. Walter (Irren wm .hop- ™,‘^7 T’
„„ I.. I„a„ V..W v,...'. .w C«»I «l«t IdoST M pr««««it
this community0 to pick* -
Rev. and Mrs. .Hall, of Gra-
ham, called at Mr Robbins Wed-
In spite of the bad weather
Rev. Patterson came out Sunday
ami preached. There were not
Little Hula Bray fell in the
fire one day last week and burn-
ed her bund pretty bad, but is
eember and January. - -
IL_. H. Stephens started
Paid Pinto Wednesday morning
Mrs. Annie Mayes and
Graham, TTave ~*5een
her mother, Mrs. Belle Kindley,
and brother, Harry, a few days
of the past week.
. Mrs. Stella Stephens and little
daughter, Mildred, spent Thors
ping in town New Year’s after-
Miss Viva Baugh viisted Miss
Rudelle Seddpn in Tonk Valley
from Saturday until Monday.
Mrs. Green visited Mrs. Will
Ware in town several days last
Mr and Mrs Jones sp< nt Thurs-
day at Mr. Green’s. (- .
Clem Vaughan, Rob Casburn
and Joe Timmons were pleasant
eallrrs at Denver Kflttoif’s Thurs-
Mose, Terrell and Belle Knig’
and Mrs. Effa WajTe and daugh-
ters, took dinner at Mrs] KilT
lion's last Tuesady.
Mr.Choate is very siek at this
writing. Hope he will soon he
Rev. S. D. Baugh and son. Hall,
How was Christmas with you
eorrespendentsf Was pretty dull
with sne. Rained all the time
and we didn’t go anywhere.
Harry Hand spent Christmas
at home. He has been attending
college in Fort Worth.
Miss I.ola Lowery is siek.
Ignorance, Country Girl was
sure disappointed about your not
coming to see her Sunday.
Mrs. B. A. Gatlin and children
visited Ht Mr. Knight’s Saturday
day with Mrs. Lola Fisher. They
also spent Friday with Mrs. Liz-
Mrs. Frankie Cox and little
Misses Rudelle Seddon and
SaUic Timmons .pent .New
Day with Mi„ l)..|il.h T ^ Henry “Trie an,)
girls spent the past week with
her mother, Mrs. Gr W. MeComas
J. S. Fisher and family and Mr;
Cora Bird and little son, Willie
Harwell, took dinner at Mrs. Liz-
zie Bryan’s last Friday
Master Truett Bird visited his
aunt, Mrs. B. W. Drum, Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. McComaa
gave g sociable party last Thurs-
day night which was well attend-
ed and everyone spoke of having
a nice time.
Harry Kindley attended the
party at Mrs. McComaa’. Come
Riley Hollins visited homefolks
Saturday night and Sunday.
Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock.
Rev. R. Lindsey had announced
that he would preaej; Sunday
morning but the bad weather
hindered so he couldn’t come.
The „ young folks enjoyed a
party at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Hollis Moore’s Saturday
Miss Hazel Dozier and brother,
Fuller, spent Saturday night
with Jim Lillian McClain.
Eunice and Kemp Moore, of
Tonk Valley, are staying with
their brother* Wiley Moore, and
attending school here.
Mr. McClain moved to the Tim-
mon’s farm Inst week.
Wiley Moore and wife went to
J. W. Neabit and J. A. Wright
went to town Monday.
J. A. Timmons and B. A. Mc-
Clain carried cotton to town
Tuesday. . -T Rosamonds.
to TnSS hftpcctio^soTf
to m«nake another . .
you V want a loan, see me at onee
---1 €. C. STQVAfctr
advantage of human nature and been a big factor. The cost ays-
_____ _ A. .1 . i lom It'll 1 /1 Ik Ik I I 1 ■Hi’fA /nmnAMatlAt..
capitalizing u£ »imatuT«1 appetit*
Stock in bri brewery and distillery
companies car can hardly he K>ven
away since thf tbe naL’onal House of
Representative*8 took its votp 0,1
the probibitio,ition r^Mion. Some
tern which all large corporations
use luus shown that workmen who
drink handicap themselves is"
well as their employers. Health
authorities, city and State, are
of the most pil Prominent concerns
are going outout of business, hav-
ing seen the handwriting on the
taking an active part in the cam-
paign. Recently the North Caro-
lina hoard of health passed a
resolution condemning the use of
all intoxicants on the ground
that alcohol is inimical to the
public health. The Order „ of
were ratters at Mr. Killion’« Wed njRht and Sunday.
Noah Pearce and family
Mr. Kurk, who has been visit-
ing his*brother in Caldwell Co.
moved from this community into, returned Saturday night He
either the Mount Pleasant’ orjH,H.nt Saturday night at Mr.
Pleasant Hill community.
Mr. Lenley and family from
Mrs. Horace Busch and chiklrer
east of Graham^have moved in- have rPtumed froma viiyt to her
to the house vacated by Mr.lm„ther jn thp ]ndian Motmd POm
Pearce. Welcome to our com- j mnrfify
in uniter t-—
No preaching-- next-Su»4ay hu
-Mrs. S. D. Baugh spent New Lnmp <0 Sunday school
afternoon at Mrs. Kii-
Several of the neighbors have
called at Mrs; Wade’s to h-lp
with the little sick girl.
* Three cheers for Brownie’s last!
week’s letter. Rosamonds, where
are you. % Ignorance.
Brog Carlton, of Graham, spent
Sunday night with Carl Knight.
Guess I hail better ring off’and
get myself to school.
ft still continues to rain
this plfrt of the world.
The party at Mr. Olree’s Fri-
John MeCoiiias were all .„v .. -
•hunting trip Saturday. Didn’t
have much success, don’t think.
Some few have been picking
eotton the last few days while
the weather has been still and
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Frazier and
sons, Roy and- Coy, attended the
party at Mr. McComaa’ Thursday
Rhea Cox, wife and babiew
' ’• ■—r——;———ny——— , * **' |’«u » » (i i, .<ii , ^ mi rr t~ i i~
Hell,), Mr. Editor, how a^^^TTTfy^ngfrt-- Was well attended
enjoy,,Ig tins aunshmy day? ^and pnjoVpd hv prf.S(.nt; Tl,e
Health of the community is musi<. r,.IJ<1(,rpd bv .;ohn Bennett one go that can
very good at tins writing; H- Simt|, ,lud j,ia> rlara
eept bad colds and coughs. fn,.ff WHs ospeviaUy pnjOVed.
Little Mamie Arnold has been j AIillHPg lnpjE and ,,.tZel («ook
with Gentry Williamson and fam-
Floyd MeComas of Grahaim vis
ited homefolks Saturday night
and Sunday. '
Miss Minnie Fisher sjmnt Sun-
day with her nieces, Misses Ivy
and ’Jean Bryan
Sunday school was rather small
Sunday. Only seventeen were
Next Saturday and Sunday Bro
Evans preaches for us. Every-
MRS. S. JEFFREY, Pres.
Things havihavp ‘’hanged in Con-
gress. For ®r a ,im< tllf f'1 Railroad Employes at its annual
uor interests 518 d,d not fppl that : convention at" Reading, IV, the
it was • necei,CL^8a^ ma,nta‘n other day passed a resolution fa-
lobbyists in W Washington. No at-jvorjng H„ lpf,i8lationj State or
tent ion was pa* paid th” r,KU; national, which has a tendency to
lution for natina lopwi P proimtion tlie manufacture or sale
when it was as 'n,trod”rd somo of intoxicating liquors. *
^eara ^ ^ e & 0rta " ‘ rL | The most sweeping attack the
made from tin uup to tune to , om ijqUwr business has had came
I»el interest ^ 1 . on 1 ‘ Part ot tbe £rom Russift( where at one stroke
lawmakers, the the resolutions always thp manufHpture ajjd gale of yod.
went back f ° ^ p P'ffcon o<. ku and 0^|lPr alcoholic drinks was ^
But the nati1
movement supprp8spd( with results that
Twenty years ago sixteen mil-
lion persons were living in
“dry” territory in the United
States. Statewide prohibition was
in effect in three States. Else-
where It was regarded as doubt-
ful experiment. Nationwide pro-
hibition was unthought of then.
Today 75 per cent of the square
was no escapiraplnff '*• The major- hajj mobilization of the Ru8Hian
itv which was ,Ui ^*J-ned ln army been more complete, bnt
Hous<. test tw(tw° w?*k8 M". 197 conditions of life and health and
to 189 votes e;8 p*ppp^ed even the | busim>88 througll0qt RuiS. W
expectations--0*7 ® e aB*1 saloon iinprnVed immensely. France has
forct‘s, though0*1 as a two-thirds 8Up,)rPII8ed tho Hhsinthe traffic
Vote w-as necea**e88ary 0r paaaage, and j8 coras'idorinfc whether it
it will not be he possible to •ubm.t jWO|lld not be a wifle thing to do
the question tc, tu th<* StatP8 th« the same with other alcoholic
year. It will com® «P a*a*« atj drinks. Last spring the German
the next sessi(881(1 an M *1 ln M Kaiser declared that his people
few yeanr the :h« amendment tpthe[ough( t() "|Ye U|> ^ ugp of
Constitution is 18 c*rtain to he i„t(,xi(.antg and hp WQuld
., * / . * -----*.......* ; , , hhii*h-#u^ aim saiu ne would
miles of area of the Udited States adopted by tl the^State,^ l,Flay)iu,ad -ttle^hmVement by^ving it
is “dry.” More than forty-nine cannot help the .thp 8P,fl*h interests lip himiwlf. The destructive prop
tmffering from an nheess W the MWH-! Famlye Stoffert at-
laat few days. We are gl;i,l -to J t«*n«L*<| a tacky party at Brvs
besrn,, she is better.
Wednesday JVening at the home
. m , uurnwuy r \ 111111^ tty (i
Mr.. W. W. Hug.r»l.l, ;.f M-U l,,.n<l,.rs„„
IfII1 r fiBont I 11 ruf in until • *
mour, spent Christmas with her
parents;-MT.";Tref .V] rs" S. 1 ),,7T,'7:
Mrs Anaie Jjahnann ,io<i hrofh-
Buron Sitton. of Knox Co., spent
several days of last week with V
his sister, Mrs. Eva MeCallister. |J , .l
. Puller Dozier and sister. Miss'
Hazel, spent Sautrday night and
Sunday at Mr. -McClain's, in tlu
er,.Dirk Pogue, are preparing to
Imove to Graford where they will
Join their father who has been
in a blacksmith shop
[there lor some time.
Claud Foster and Tom Taylor
went to Jaekslroro Saturday tf*
Mrs. Lou Knight and son, Lynn
left - Monday morning for their
home in Dallas.
Bud and Henry lioffttrs and Vir
gil Douglas spent Sunday even-
ing with E. H. Stocking and La-
Yesterday morning after 9
o’clock the sun canto out
Mount 1 leoaant < ominuitv. and at,... . , , ... -
K-nded t„, party at Sir. Mo ,r.». I f'X
MW. Bth.-I »nd Mvrtl.. „r.f-1 i!r£J“'!‘l 1......... r';
-• , ... 1 .’, eently purealisde from Dock
fin and Vada Me( alliater a»tendU, ... ... ,
... ' . tI .. ,, . Barns irr the I nlon Ridg,
ed the party at Hollis Moore s
Mrs. Lula Allison s(M-nt New
Year’s Day with Mrs. John
Mrs. Corley and family have
I moved into the Evans house.
Arthur Henderson and family a
tended the party at Mr. Neally
Mrs. G. W. M,-< ‘a 1 list<-r spent 1l**r®. ®l
,)T,,l„v «♦ m mi A.n,.i,iv 11 ree s hr,day night
Eugene Towns, of Chillecothe.
shonf tin* rest of the day which
made everyone feel better.
Mrs. Lola Fisher and little
girls, Ruth and Hazel, were shop
ping in Graham Saturday.
Austin Bird and F. E. Bar-
chardt went to Graham Monday.
Walter Miller, of Graham,
brought Corinne Stephens home
Saturday night. " I'no.
C. Ij. Nicewnrner and- daughter
Miss Jessie, Were here from
•Jean last Tuesday.
million persos are ’living in
“dry” territory. Statewide pro-
hibition has been established in
fourteen of our foHy-eight staj^,
Elsewhere the people of many
towns, townships and counties
have decided to dispense with
the traffic in alcoholic beverages,
under local option. Themove-
ment for nationwide. proTiTTiifuiTT
has attained such strength that
it is recognized ns one of the
.greatest issues before the coun
try. For the first time in history
the question has been voted on
in Congress, a .majority of mem
hers oYTRe House going on rec-
ord in favor of the now-famous
Hobson resolution, for an amend-
ment to the Federal Constitution
prohibiting the manufacture* im-
portation and sale of all intoxi-
Such, in brief, is the story of
the bloodless revolution which
has been going on in the United
States—the wondeerful change ii
public opinion which will eventu-
ally make the entire- country dry.
It is not the result of any in-
creased moral wave. The power
which, is working for the total
abolition of the alcohol traffic
does not rest in the hands o:
dreamers, fanatics or cranks. The
foes of .alcohol who are deliver-
ing the most effective blows art*
concerned, for lor year in->rties of alcoholic drink* have '
_, r ” ••‘v.wuviiu uruiKs nave
creases the p Popn,ar "PPosrtion been brought to the attention of
to the traffic. _c* —7------all British soldiers by fflPMna rrf
The majority & of PpoP|p nf posters signed by the nation's
ta.s Country hf |>ave banished the.m(mt foremost medical men and
saloons, from thi UlPlr neighborhoods, military authorities. The action
Saloons are runnow concentrated Ui which all the (Governments have
»l c cities, and ind m the toughest|takp„ to kpep intoxie«^s from
Pacts of the b^bMcmes. The brew-4tluur ^ ^ fh>.
Hill ,ara-dgcg»tgrer,es havff more L,ay rpsult in a RrPtttPworld
barrooms in Nca e" Y(,rk ( lfy than■ movement to prohibit the raanu-
there are in th1 thirty-m* of the|fa,.tnrp imp„rtation, sale and
Stales, and m .rnor,‘ » -<'h,eago offering of alcoholic beverages
than in all th, thp terntory *nHh'umunt! tbp ......p|e )(f al, eiviIi2.
of Mason and Ld B,xoU s l'»e. Fhe ed countries.
Congressmen wl wlh> v,,t» d against |n „pap„ .Tm,n - Pnr
r -» ---------y------------—1—.—m nitrT ^p|in pg|*.
: Hobson resoTufi?lltlon *'PrpTrom the leycor,, has fallen out of favor.
, ........ .. . , , .—1 •....... nun 11 uui ni iavor.
large cities, whr^^he, rich brew. Wherever the problem of- waste
............. . .. , 1 me pronieu, or- waste
ers and disti/,»8t,,lp™. have then*!and loss of life is seriously con-
' T mted Soe,etii,Pt,Ph ail<l hold the sidered, the traffic, in aleoholio
balance of politi,,llt,cal p;*Wpr- d»'«P8 drinks is doomed. Common sense
R. Mann, the Up ^’Publican leader w bound to win in the end.
<>f the House, si'* snyi he is prrs4)n-
ally opposed to Jhe liquor traf-
- - Administrators Notice
tie. but would Jld no( vot‘‘ the The State of Texas
resolution in it)1 lts Pr‘‘8(‘nt form. ('ounty of Young
,Hp 's f^ni a hn hig ntv and he| To those indebted to, or hold-
“ducked.”) Df ^emoepirtw Leader ing claims against the estate* of
Underwood ,-hn championed the op- j. a. Dixon, deceased
position to thi *bp ^‘solution. He'
ha I received d tl"’ ful1 support duly appointed
Monday at Mrs. Arnold’s.
Little Earl - Steadha,,, has re-
turned home alter a month’s!
stay with his grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. YV. T. Ktesdham.
Bill Mel allister. wife ami sister
Miss Mary, visited on Hslj I ‘n ek
We understand Miss Long is
getting along very nicely With
Little S. R. Dozier visited his
grandparents due day last week.
Mrs. MeCar, and children visit-
ed her brother, Mr Higgins, Sun-
Ed Reeves attended ehi,r<-)i at
Mount Pleasant last Sunday.
If this misses the waste basket
I, may call again.
Norman Stewart and-Miss Hazel
Loath, ,»r J aekshi ird, we re visit-’ no 4°ng-haired, goggle-eyed re-
• . ■ . . T / ) Mill , . »<• ,,L .... I A I- !
ing trie fids here Sunday.
viistel his trier,d, Miss Hazel
Cook; a few days this week.
Miss Fannie Stoffers spent
Saturday night at Bryson, the
guest of Miss Inez Cooke.
BOOT AND SHOE
Notice is hereby given that an
-tnnual meeting of the stockhold-
ers of The Loving State flnnk
will be held in their office, Sat-
urday, January 9, 1915, for the
purpose of ejecting officers and
directors for the ensuing year.
an<I for the transaction of nUcJ,
other business nn may come be-
fore the meeting.
D. F, Ford,
Sc<?. Board of I>ireetoDi.
I have just opened up I!
a Boot and Shoe Repair <
!- Shop in the Second-Hand ;
: Store. - I have installed
-t t | -tf ,
[ | installed a new machine 1
1! and am prepared to do
j your work while you !
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YOURS FOR BUSINESS
:'E. W. PRICE j
formers such ns used to be pic-
tured in the comic sheets. The
men and women who make the
nation are back <>f this movement
—big employers, maniifaeaurers,
-•professional men, farmers, stor^
keepers, meeliahics, laborers, rail-
road men-—all thinking men ami
women in every walk of life who
know that the drinking of intoxi-
cants destroys energy* shortens
life and is a burden upon Ameri-
can citizenship, filling, poorhnuses
prisons, hospitals and inasne
asylums. Therjf' is no prejudice
about it. There are good men
•who use intoxicants. The fight
is not against them but against
the interests which 'make it pos-
sible for them to get the poison
ahd which exploit them, taking
estate of J.
ascii, lhte of Youn§
,* by E. W. Fry,
ty Court of said
County, „n the 6th day of No-
vember, A. 1). 19l4t during a
of till* brewers rN an<l distillers in will .annexed
his race for tlie tbp Senate. I A. Dixon
There has nevDevpr been a year County
ns disastrous to *bp Ii*pior traf-1Ji,dgi
tie as was 1914,tile world over.
Complete prohih’h'bition wak ado|,t- ............. IJM< uu }
ed by five State^1'^ ^rizona. Colo- regular term thereof,‘hereby noti
rado. Oregon, V- Washington and fiea all persons indebted to said
\ irgmia. The net "cul> to come forward and make
latures of „ numao ,lbpr of the oHil-r Hettlewent, and those having
States are “dr d^ Proh.h.t.o,^ claim* agttinat said estate to pre-
wnder local optin'Ptlon l""s has been set them to him at his place of
steadily growing*'11* and tho^senti-j business in Graham, Young Coun-
iy, texas, where he receives his
This the 6th day of November
A. I). 1914.
Ii. V- TidwdL
Administrator with will an-
nexed, of the Estate of J. A.
nient of the |k!0|lk‘°lde as expressed
at the elections i0s '8 a good indica-
tion of what wi wi|P happen when-
the question of jof jnRional prohibi-
tion is finally suf 8,,binitted. In Ken-
tucky, one of the ^he greatest whisky
producing States8*®8 <vf the Union. ....... iin.
106 of the 120 1*1° '’ountioM tnow I»ro- j I)iXon’
Dibit the sale of ]of liquor. ' | _^_
New forces In’* have enlisted in ®to*PA •'H d« spipiff
tl.- fijrl.t W,wi!»t -I ■« “ s
I leverage Ncnrlinrkv fall the. hig in- ^l^BOloiapjadaidafioiiuMW^n**1
Castries of the cop ^ry are work-1 ?W5Si*
diistries of the cop ®0t>*>try are work-
trial insurance pp movement bss
t’u • ^ 1 - 1 1 'i*8* vf oiaox [I11
ing for prohibit!,lbition- Tll‘* ‘"dus- 8**^»0 P«pa»»g PK) aqj,
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