The Electra Daily News (Electra, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 613, Ed. 1 Monday, November 16, 1914 Page: 3 of 4
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14 -fR cans No. 2‘Tomatoes fpr..
3Vans No^. 3 Hominy for.
2 can Preserved Strawberries
d quality light Brooms..*______
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51b cans Red Velva! Syrup..:....
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101b: cans -Farmer ‘Jones; Sorgl..’.
51b cans Farmer Jones .Sorghum
10lb cans Mary Jane Sorghum..'..
121b evaporated Apples for..........
101b cans Cottolene..-.-;..................
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announcements,;,, .church ^no;;
uiPt be in 'tlie:'office Byt3/o’clock;or-
: will have, tor go, over-tcE. the smpxt:
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10 Special... .AV.^w.--.
Nos. 3 and -4 will 'operate .between
Fort Worth and’ Amarillo'; and-"will
connect at Wichita--Falls. with. Wichita
Valley trains;Nos..ll-ahd'v2N ;. “<T’ -
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SPOT CASH GROCERY CO.
FIRST NATIONAL. BANK .
ELECTRA GROCERY CO..
F. L. POWELL
MARCHANT & SON, 2
2 bales. 7-
C. L. AVEN V’ A- -. .
TEXAS HARDWARE & SUP
RHODES & c6.;.\ :
Harriott. ,&rSON;-' . 2 ' ; '
AUSTIN FURNITURE CO.-'for the
Victrola Talking,Machine Cop '
•GbonsiderViforPexample,. the case- of'
Carl Lody;.whp, although he had lived
manyAyears;' away>, from' Germany^
mostly,;;m/this;:c6untry,;;had be'en so
little'1 aliehatfedi;hat the could cheerfully
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undertake the unenviable and perilous
worlc-^ espionage in EnglaiM, and
who,’ when detected,;accepted his fate
with: a fortitude and pride which may
stand for alLtinieVas an ideal of Ger-
man; loyalty. . .Even more striking as
evidence is*the isdictment, in England-,
of- orie’- Nicholas Ahlers for treason.
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Though naturalized as'ap English cit-
izen,'Ahlers; served as a" German con-
sul/ and the charge against him is that
he. aided, German .reservists-in leaving
England and; returning to Germany.
Certainly residence abroad had not
served, to alienate1'the affections of
this maA,jif the,charge against him is
true. The vfact is,' that incited by this
supreme' crisis in the affairs of Em-
pire! Germans throughout the world
have 'shown that martyrlike devotion
to~ the: Fatherland 'that it has been
popular to suppose only the Asiatics,
with . their fatalistic, philosophy,
'were1 capable of. If the strength
of “ ‘ a nation is, in last an-
alysis,' the degree and constancy of
the love it inspires in its sons and
grandsons, Germany has a strength
that Js „not measured by counting its
While not agreeing entirely with
the views the Dallas news expresses
in .this article we admit there is a
'great deal of-truth1 contained in this
the nlost fair-minded editorial on the
war .’the Dallas daily has written for
some time past.
' The hibirit, however, which has been
overlooked is"’this: -The unanimous
favorable'' sentiment of the Germans
either residing in,Germany or other
countries, American- born or natural-
ized iSern^an-Americhn citizens toward
the "GePman-government in its present
trial'is not • altogether due to the in-
herent patriotism which the Germans
undoubtedly possess in a great degree,
but to still'another cause. Our Ger-
man born citizens^naturally are well'
versed in. tfee conditions existing in
Europe before"-the .outbreak of the
wap and,.of course they have imparted
their knowledge on-these subjects to
' their descendants which were born in
DR, PATTILLO ‘"x) 'v •’ ■ > ^ fthis country, brought up under Amer-
DR. T. H. PALMLEY 2 ■ >r • ’ *' -......7 * "
When you buy a bale report to ; which; are not conducive to a predilec-
the News- officel We;fWant to tjon toward monarchical or military
get vour name^on the. roll of institutions such as exist in Germany,
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ican-r-that it -republican—institutions,
of-, Great Britain which, disseminated
statements, which although obviously
absurd to any one conversant with Eu-
ropean'politics ^nd conditions, appear-
ed plausible enough to the average
American reader and created in his
mind an inclinafcrori 10 ifsmi opinions
condemnatory^!: the Germ^a cause.
For those Tliaslfegi
the latest’ in the ilew
at Loden’s StuCTo
For the benefit of our readers we
give below a brief synopsis of the
game laws now in full force and ef-
fect, to-wit: Book agents and in-
stallment collectors may be killed
any time from October 1st to Sep-
tember 30th. Spring poets‘from Ap-
ril 15th to July 1st; Scandal Mong-
ers any old time they are caught
in the act; open season on bears
and snakes found in the limits of
any incorporated town or city;
weeds and grass may be killed-at any
time between 6, a.m. and G, p.ra., and
raked by moonlight without violating
any of our existing statutes. The
season is permanently closed against
molesting subscription or advertising
solicitors and collectors for home pa-
pers, but the man who reads it,
cusses it and refuses to pay for it
may be killed on sight without bene-
fit of the appraisement or valuation
law, and buried J&fiS- downward
without benefit oL^fergy/'^t is also
a violation of tbre game law\;o shoot
a ^chronic tov^T knocker; shotting is
too easy a de/th for hij# and i| strict-
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but will develop in their minds that
sense of fairness,and justice, which
as one of
It has long been the plaint of Ger- j we. take.pride in claiming
man statesmanship tbht;Germari^'ori j thq. first essentials of American citi-
l-ecomine citizens,’,or even.residente, of.; zenship. If then there exists no pre-
other countries; make a. quick and com- j jwUeeta favor .<3ermamnst.tot.OTa
plcte transfer oftheir affedtionsTrom j and, the imperial government
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the Fatherland, to-that'of;the country minds of ^ Amencan^born citizens of
of their adoption/ and/that;-theref.ore,' j German, descent and if they have
every emigrant, is a‘ net! .total ‘loss to j formed on'the basis of American edu-
the empire that^gave - him -.birth and
training. It is largely, upon/ this predi
cate that’Germany-has, based its claim
to a larger place1 in'the sun; its right
to colonial 1 possessions -.which would
cation, a conviction that the cause of
the German government isi.a just one,
it must*be attributed to the fact that
they have through the more perfect
understanding .of conditions acquired
Uffofd opportupities-)i [satisfy the mi- -hj contact
grslory instincts ‘ of ;its',:,sons without
wniotim™ ' n 'puK+POpfinTl’1 for the
entailing 'a ^subtraction'.
strength of the'German’ empire. ./The
ntensity of the; devotion which both
Germans by birth'and. extraction .in
th/s i-ountry have manifested'for the
F.V^rland would seeni" to afford, a
i * Aty good refutation- to; this; indict-
- nt The German /'cause' has ^ lost
-thing by lack of- earnest.advocacy
’ then par]t. It’ would seem to pi oye
e 1 conclusively that not only, does
-e German eriiigrant lose any
i able degree of his affection for
ntherland, but that he-transmits
1 a little diluted, to his/children.
German loyalty can. not-be
J with this general * evidence
>■ have recently been * cir.cum-
i n establish it cpr.clu-
which they descended, arrived at con-
clusions, which appear to them correct
as rneasured by their American sense
r in other^ words it is highly probable
that if an unbiased jury of Americans
irrespective of nationality or racial
prejudice"were to pronounce judgment
on the case after having acquired as
perfect-an’understanding of conditions
loading up. in the war as the Germans
and German Americans have, their
verdict also would be favorable '• to
Chicago, Nov. 12.—Wheat tended to
rally today because of the absence of
developments that worild confirm yes-
terday’s rumor of peace. The open-
ing which ranged from the same as
last night to 1-4 to 3-8 higher was fol-
lowed by a moderate advance all
around. Prospects of unsettled weath
er strengthened <the corn market. Af-
ter opening 1-8 to 1-2 up prices stead-
ied near the top reached at the outset.
Offerings..of oats were light. Wheat
closed steady. Corn closed firm.
Closing prices: Wheat, Dec. 1.15 3-4;
May 1.22 1-2. Corn, Dec. 69 1-8; May
72 1-8. Oats, 'Dec. 49 3-4; May
Uy: HAROLD MAC GRATH? Vv
Xitustraied from J
; Same frame by the Thanhouser Filtn Company
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;■/ Thefootball ?grime.;hereA Saturday
a slight- detour brings. usSback’:into the'.
They three imounted /atidi?’clattered:
away.'J ToFlorence, it! had ^the-. air, of,
a-prarik./ xShe was beginning'toVh’ave'
such confidence in'.these'.two inyentiye’'
men that she'felt as if- she,-was never;
‘ going to, be . afraid^ any- more. ^
When-the. Countess -;01ga saw tiie -
three hbrses it ,was an effort not to
fly' into -: a rage:’ But.y secretly ' she
warned her people,, who presently gave
chase* in the limousirie; -while , she"
prattled-and jested and laughed with
her company, who were quite unaware
that a drama was being, enacted right
under their very noseB. The countesB,
while she acted superbly, tore her
handkerchief into shreds. There* was
something sinister in the sway ail
their .plans feil/through at^ the very
moment of consummation; a and that
night she determined to risk Braine
to withdraw from this warfare, which
gradually 'decimated their numbers
without getting anywhere toward the
Jones shouted that the limousine
was tearing down the road. Some-
thing must be done to stop it. He
suggested that he drop behind, leave
his hi>i'3e, and take a chance at pot-
ting a tire from the shrubbery at the
“Keep going. Don’t stop, Norton,
till you are back in town. I’ll manage
to take good care of myself.’’
When all three finally met at tlie
Ilargreave home Florence suddenly
took Jones by the shoulders and
kissed him lightly, on tlie cheek.
Jones started bad® pale and dis-
Norton laughed. 1-Ie did not feel
the slightest twinge of jealousy, but
he was eaten up with envy, as the old
“You are "wondering if J‘suspect tho
Priucess Perigoff?” said Jones.
“I am.” This man Jones was de-
veloping into a very remarkable char-
acter. The reporter found himself
side glancing at the thin, keen face of
this resourceful butler- The lobe of
the man’s left ear came within range.
Norton reached* for a cigarette, but
Iris bands shook as he lit it. There
vras a peculiar little scar in the cen-
ter of the lobe.
“Well,” said Jones, “I can find no
evidence that she lias been concerned
in any of these affairs.”
“You are suspicious?”
“Of everybody,” looking boldly into
the reporter’s eyes.
“Of me?” smiling.
"Even of myself sometimes.”
Conversation dropped entirely after
“You're a taciturn sort of chap.”
“You are. But an agreement is an
agreement, and ivhile I'd like to print
this story, I’ll not. We newspaper
men seldom break our word.”
Jones held out his hand.
“Sometimes I wish I’d started life
right,” said the reporter gloomily. “A
newspaper man is generally improvi-
dent. He never looks ahead for to-
morrow. What with my special ar-
ticles to the magazines, I earn be-
tween four and five thousand the
year; and I’ve never been able to save
"Perhaps you’ve never redliy tried,”
replied Jones, with a glance at his
companion. It was a good face, strong
in outline; a little careworn, perhaps,
but free from any indications of dissi-
pation. “If I had begun life as you
.did, I’d have made real and solid use
. ’ Fort Worth Livestock.
Fort Worth, Nov. 12.—Cattle re-
ceipts 6.400, steady; beeves $5.25 to
$7.50. Hog receiptsv 2,000, strong;
bulk $7.40 to $7.65. Sheep receipts
150: iambs $7 to $7.50.
Kansas City Grain.
Kansas City, Nov. 12.—Cash wheat
No. 2 hard 1.07 to 1.07 1-2; No. 2 red
1.06 to 1.06 1-2. Corn No. 2 mixed,
new 68. Oats, No. 2 white 47 to 47 1-2.
1 NEW YORK COTTON
That a large number of Americans
,at present lack this understanding!is
to be regretted but easily'accounted 'We are reliably informed that the
for by the fact that from the very ] New York Cotton Exehnge will open
'staH of the war our press was largely j Monday morning, November 16th, for j
^nd systematically influenced by-that ’ the unrestricted sa!es( of cotton.
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(To Be Continued.)
’between'* Electra ^Hight
'*• ~ ' ol
Burkburnett .High Sd
suited! in a! tiu/the fl^)re being; 7 to
.. ........... ..........
tlie ICari'sa&^^itjr,1GM’obile & Ghicagb/;?
rail^y,;'iEin3'?5rjank Anderson, in'du|-/^
trial agent: ofithd-Frisco. . viv.?'. "ks
YoakUni declared'‘..business . c'OTidiV'j^
He/.-hisp/asserted :'that/a //|/i;|
reduction of "507j®e^cent in-the
cotton crop'is riecessary.'to avert dis-
aster.-- . !"* ;
:hant’s.:;.; ”'!' '
The,.basketball ganie;'Saturday- af-.
ternoon between the/High School Girls
and' the J“Small Town,. Girlg’’r resulted,
in ;a score of 23 to 4 in/favor of -the
High School Girls. ' " Ife .
Poverty S os hit/
. You. are ,asked, to the Old Pioneer
tistXadies Friday evening, November
i .. , ;--J ____
Implement Co. Building" by ihe/Bap-
“Gome in youif.rags, come in your tags,
but not in your velvet gowns, -or you
>vill be fined the usual some—Read the
program and come.”
-A komitent kommitty will
REWLS AND REGERLASHUNS. . % /
1st—Every woman what kums must ware a poverty dress and aperri,
or some ekelly erpropriate. and '• leave her poodleydog to hum. ‘ ;
- 2nd—Know gent with biled. shirts and dood J^oller will/be aloud to kum/h;G^,
onless he pays a fine'of five sents. * y \
and look after bashful |/^§!
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-5 ” M$\
Plat with feathers or flowers....2
Earrings ............. .'.2
New dres ...............
^ Sassin’ the jedges...
FINES FOR MEN.
Blacked bootes.........................2 sents
Russet shoes............................2 ”
Chawin gum............... 3 ”
Stand-up hollers .......................3 ”
Watches (not waterberry)....3 ”
Making love or flirting............5
Sassin the jedges.....................10
... 5 ”
Kum at kandel light and stay till bedtime.
No obstreperus er bad boys permitted.
BIG BAND AND ORCHESTRA
Regular Program from 6:30 to 8, p. m.
Orchestra Concert From 8:00
to 8:1 5 O’clock p. m.
PRICES JO SUIT THE TIMES
Reserved Seats 10 Cents Extra
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Sheldon, A. H. The Electra Daily News (Electra, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 613, Ed. 1 Monday, November 16, 1914, newspaper, November 16, 1914; Electra, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth892694/m1/3/: accessed January 16, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Electra Public Library.