The Bonham News (Bonham, Tex.), Vol. 50, No. 58, Ed. 1 Tuesday, November 9, 1915 Page: 3 of 4
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THE BONHAM SEMI.WEEKLY NEWS
No. 9002-Mens Fine Serge Suits
A $20.00 Value For $15.00
THE COMMONER OPPOSED TO
THE EFFORT TO GREATLY IN-
CREASE ARMY ANI) NAVY
THIS NUMBER IS A REMARKABLE VALUE AT
THE URICE. MADE OF BEST QUALITY
OSWEGO SERGE. WELL TRIMMED AND TAIL-
ORED. EVER WHI TAS GtfOD AS THE ORDI-
NARY $20.00 SUIT. A WONDERFUL VALUE AT
OUR PRICE .............. $15.00
MEN’S SUITS AT $10.00, $12-50, $15.00, $18.00
A STRONG LINE AT EACH PRICE .
BOYS’ SUITS $2.50, $3.50, $5.00, $6.30, $7.00
AND .................. $10.00
WE NEVER SHOWED A STRONGER LINE OF
BOYS’ SUITS OR GAVE BETTER VALUES THAN
GIVE US YOUR CLOTHING BUSINESS THIS
SEASON. YOUR MONEY’S WOR^H ASSURED.
GRAHAM, CRAWFORD CO.
8 8 8 8 8
WITH OUR SUBSCRIBERS
HOMES! HOMES! HOMES!
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Mr. J. A. Stafford, who resides four
miles south of Ector, was here Fri-
day and renewed his subscription to
W. H. Zachery, who resides about
two miles west of Ector and who has
been on the News’ subscription list
for several years called to renew his
Prof. S. M. Owen of Ector, who is
teaching at Porter, was in town Sat-
urday and visited The News office to
renew his subscription for 1916.
>’ We are thankful to H. W. Hunt of
Lamasco for cash to pay his subscrip-
tion to The News.
T. J. Mize of Lamasco, Route 3,
■ends us cash to pay his subscription.
We are in receipt of $1.00 from S.
D. R. Ridings, Ivanhoe, Route 1, to
pay his subscription.
Mrs, R. A. on Bonham, R. 5,
is a new subscriber to The News.
L. A. Robertson and Mrs. J. C.
Gamble on Lamasco Route 2, have re-
newed their subscription to The
M. P. Cotham, Lamasco R. 3, has
thanks for his renewaL
J. F. Warren, Ivanhoe, R. 1, puts
a 1916 date on his paper.
C. A. Keeton has just added his
name to the News’ subscription list.
IT’S THE BEST
Fifty acres deep black land, all in
cultivation but little timber, good im-
provements, on public road. No
better land in the county. Can take
a third cash, and give good time on
Ashley Evans Land Co.
Even a woman hater can’t pass a
shop window containing a display of
ribbon decorated feminine garments
without pausing to have a look.
40 acres about 8 miles North, good
house and bam, fine orchard; only
$40 per acre. Could use good team
as part payment, fair terms .:n
67'/2 acres dbout 7 miles south of
Bonham, only $35 per acre. $500
. cash and balance easy terms. It’s
“Cheap as Dirt.”
15 acres in N. W. part of Bonham;
fine young orchard, only $1,500.
It’s a bargain.
35 acres about 3 miles out on Good
Road. $2,000 worth of improve-
ments, just $75 per acre. Close up
to good school and church. Better
see this at once as it is going to
110 acres about 8 miles North. Nice
smooth land, no waste, two sets of
improvements, splendid*, grade of
black sandy land in Vt mile of good
road, price $40.00 per acre, small
cash payment down and balance on
long time. This farm is cheap at
$50.00 per acre.
193 acres about one mile from Bon-
ham, fine two story house, good
*■ barn and other out-improvements,
one of the finest stock farms in the
county. Price $75 per acre; could
use some trade and give long time
on balance at 8 per cent. This
proposition is worth looking into.
280 acre stock farm about 12 miles
N. E. from Bonham, about 50 acres
in cultivation, balance timber an<L
pasture. Some very fine soil on this
place. Price $25. per acre. Will
give good terms or would trade for
black land farm. This is good com
and cotton land and is really worth
more money than I am asking for
76 acres-412 mi. out. Goed black sand,
fair improvements, close to good
school. Price $50 per acre. Could
use $1200 to $1500 in good live
stock. No waste land.
351 acres 14 miles N. E. from, Bon-
ham, close up to good school, 100
acres in cultivation, balance timber
and pasture, two sets of improve-
ments. Will grow com and cotton
almost as good as best black land
and then besides it will grow all
kinds of fruit and vegetables;
nearly all level land. Could use
small black farm as part payment.
The price is $30 per acre and can
give most any .kind of easy terms
at 8 per cent interest.
60 acres on Good Road about 2 miles
from Public Square, fair house and
barn,' 15 acres fenced with hog
proof wire, about 2M acres broken
land in pasture, balance nice level
land; all splendid black sandy soil.
This farm close enough to Bonham’s
schools and churches to be cut
into small tracts and sold for
-building sites. Will take $100 per
acre with small cash payment down
and the balance on 4ong time at
8 per cent.
70 acres in half mil^of Gober, fine
black land with fair improvements
for only $60 per acre on reasonable
terms. This is good black land, and
is well worth the price.
5 Vi acres in Bonham, good house and
fair barn, some orchard, a real
War upon Pain!
Pain is a visitor to every home and
nasally it comes quite unexpectedly. But
you are prepared for every emergency if
you keep a small bottle of Sloan's
Liniment handy. It is the greatest
pain kilter ever discovered.
Simply laid on the skin—
no rubbing -required—It drives
the pain away instantly. It is
really wonderful. '
pretty^lace and cheap at $1500.
Small cash payment down and bal
ance $25 per month. Fine proposi-
tion for truck, poultry and dairy
120 Vt acres about 7 miles North in
one mile of good road, splendid
house about 70 acres in cultivation,
balance timber and pasture, close
to good school. Price only $30 per
acre with 1-3 cash and balance on
long time at 8 per cent. This farm
is worth $40 per acre.
55 acres about 4% miles out, in half
mile of good road and close up to
good school and church, fair njuse
and bam, price only $40 peir acre.
Fair term® and might use good
team as part payment.
Have several other nice propositions.
Houses and lots in Bonham, also
.->ome registered stock for sale. See
me b.icre you buy. If you want
to sell, place your property with
me and if no sale is made you are
at NO expense. - '
Phone No. 91. - Bonham^Texas
Office back of Fannin Go. Natl. Bank
FOR LIVER AND BOWELS
PROGRAM IS FOR
t A BIGGER ARMY
SOMETHING THAT WHI INTEREST
PEOPLE WHO WANT A HOME
ONLY ABOUT $600,000,000 TO BE
SPENT IN THE NEXT THREE
Cure Sick Headache. Constipation,
Biliousness, Sour 'Stomach, Bad
■No odds how bad your liver, stom-
ach or bowels; how much your head
aches, how miserable you are from
constipation, indigestion, biliousness
and sluggish bowels—you always get
relief with Cascarets. They irnmo-
diately cleanse and regulaie the stom-
ach, remove the sour, fermenting food
and foul gases; take the excess bile
from the liver arid carry on the con-
stipated wast- matter and poison
from the intestines and bowels A
id-c in box from your druggist - ill
Keep you.- liver an. 1 bowels t*i%un;
stomach ewe t and h ad clear lor
mill Tli -y V • . : ■ you ;deeO."
Wm. J. Bryan, commenting on
President Wilson’s proposed plan for
an increase in the army and navy
“From my view of the subject the
plan which he proposes is not only a
departure from cur traditionss, but a
reversal of our national policy. It is
nob only a menace to our peace and
safety, but a challenge to thp spirit
of Christianity, which teaches us to
influence others by example rather
than by exciting fear. .
“The President says we should be
prepared ‘not for aggression, but for
defense.’ That is the ground upon
which all preparation for war is
“What nation has ever prepared for
war on the theory that it was pre-
paring for aggression? It is only fair
to assume that the European rulers,
who are involved in the present war
thought that they were contributing
toward- the maintenance • of peace
when they were making elaborate
preparations for defense. It is a false
philosophy, and being false, it inevi-
tably leads to difficulties. The
spirit that makes the individual carry
revolver—and who ever carried a
revolver except for defense ?—-leads
him not only to use it cn slight pro-
vocation, but to use language which
provokes trouble. ‘Speak softly, but
carry a big stick!’ is one of the max-
ims employed by those who put their
faith in force. There are two an-
swers to it—first, the man who speaks
softly has not the disposition to car-
ry a club, and if a man with a soft
voice is persuaded to carry a club his
voice changes as soon as he begins to
rely on the club.
“If there is any truth in our re-
ligion a nation must win respect as an
individual does, not by carrying arms,
but an upright, honorable course that
invites confidence and insures good
will. This Nation has won its posi-
tion in the world without resorting to
the habit of toting a pistol or carry-
ing a club. Why reverse our policy
at this time? The President himself
admits that there is no reason for a
change. He says:
Quotes From President’s Speech
“ ‘The country is not* threatened
from any quarter. She stands in
friendly relations with all the world.
Her resources and her self-respect,
and capacity to care for her own cit-
izens and rights are well known.’
And to make the statement more, em-
phatic, he adds: ‘There is no fear
“If we’re not threatened by any na-
tion, if our relations with all nations
are friendly, if everybody knows that
we’re able to defend ourselves if nec-
essary, and if there is no fear among
us, why is this time chosen to revo-
lutionize our national theories and to
exchange our poliev for the policy of
Europe ? Why abandon the hope that
we have so long entertained of setting
an example to Europe ? Why encour-
age the nations of Europe in their
fatal folly by imitating them? Why
impose upon the Western Hemisphere
a policy so disariterous ? May we not
expect Latin America to be stimulat-
ed to preparat:on if we enter upon a
new era of preparation? And will
not such a policy make conflictcs be-
tween these Republics more probable?
“We shall do infinite harm to thq
neighboring nations* as well as to our-
selves if we are drawn into this policy
which provokes war by preparation,
which is impossible without a large in-
crease in taxation and the arousing of
a military system which sets up false
standards of honor. We are now
spending more than $250,000,000 a
year on preparedness—ten times as
much as we are spending on agricult-
ure—and I feel sure that the taxpay-
ers are not in favor of increasing this
sum at this time when a change is not
only unnecessary,"but a menace to our
Says America Without an Enemy
“There has not been a time in fifty
years when there was less reason to
add to the expenses of the army and
navy, for wo are not only without an
uenemy, but our prepanlncss is in-
creasing relatively as dthor nations
exhaust themselves. And there never
was a time, and there never has been a
time in our whole history, when our
duty to the world more imperatively
demanded self-restraint and the coun-
sels of peace.
“I hope the President will not be
deceived by the atmosphere of the
Manhattan Club. That is the one
place in the United States where the
Mammon worshiping portion of the
Democratic party meets to exchange
compliments—there is no group far-
ther removed from the sentiment of
the masses, whether you measure that
sentiment by economical, social or re-
ligious standards.” * tSmEat.. ■
They had just come in from Ni Woi
to see the old-fashioned show. “Gra-
cious, Hiram!" said the old lady,
them awful society women dress like
they was goin’ swimmin.’ ’* “O’couise
•Jeriisha. Hain’t you heard that in the
social swim the wipimm try to out-
strip each other?”—Field and Farm.
Washington, Nov. 5.—An outline of
the army’s part in the national de-
fense program to be submitted to
Congress in December by the Admin-
istration was ma.de public tonight by
Secretary Garrison disclosing official-
ly for the first time details of the
plan to raise a great continental or
citizen army to supplement the reg-
In brief it is proposed to increase
the regular army from 108,008 to
141,843* officers and men (chang-
ing the term >of enlistment from four
years on furlough to two years with
the colors and four years on fur-
lough); to organize a Federal citi-
zen army of 400,000 (to be enlisted
133,000 a year for three years); to
strengthen the State militia by in-
creased appropriations a.ncL-closer co-
operation, and to spend $20,000,000 a
year for four years on coast defenses
and $26,000,000 a year for four
years in the accumulation of reserve
material for use by a force of 500,000
Have Consulted Specialists
Mr Garrison says that the framers
of the new policy are fully conscious
of the possibility of formulating mil-
itary policies much better fn theory
but that “after concentrated consider-
ation of existing legal and other con-
ditions they think it will be found
that almost insuperable objections
and difficulties arise in carrying into
practical operation suggestion that
from the military standpoint might
otherwise be very acceptable.”
The statement reveals that in the
preparation of their plans, War De-
partment officials have called into con-
sultation specialists in various lines
of private industry.
“It has bean proposed,” it says, “to
make available in time of need the
services of those in certain kinds of
employment requiring special knowl-
edge and skill, such as railroad men,
bridge builders, engineers of all de-
scriptions, etc., and leading men in
these lines and professions have been
collaborating with the War Depart-
ment in an endeavor to formulate by
legislation or administrative action an
acceptable and useful plan with re-
Suggestion for Employers
“In this connection and because of
the patriotic spirit thus displayed it
seems desirable to say that if those
who are ;the employers of the young
men of the country can not by reason
of age or situation in life give their
personal service, they can do that
which will be equally useful by en-
couraging in every way the participa-
tion of those in their employ in the
plan of national defense. If they
would so arrange their business that
a certain proportion of those whom
they engage could undertake this na-
tional service without sacrificing
their personal interests, those who
did this thing would be acting in the
most public spirited and patriotic
The citizen army would be recruit-
ed throughout the entire country and
organized in geographical divisions.
Its members, though enlisted for six-
year terms, would be required to re-
port for intensive training only for
short periods each year for three
years and during the remaining three
years would be furloughed subject to
call to the colors in time of war. In
addition to officers who may be de-
veloped in the course of its operations
Mr. Garrison proposed to draw officers
for this force from men who have
served in the National Guard or the
regular army, or who have been train
ed in private military schools. Indi-
viduals or organizations in the exist-
ing National Guard free to do so
would be permitted to come into the
citizen army without change of rank.
For the next fiscal year, when it is
proposed to put this new policy into
operation, Congress will be asked to
appropriate $182,717,036; the second
year the amount will be $212,815,879;
the third year $228,315,879, and an-
nually thereafter if the policy were
continued without change the army
budget would be-$1^2,234,559.
The addition to the regular army
contemplated are ten regiments of in-
fantry, four regimtns of field artil-
lery, fifty-two companies * of coast
artillery, fifteen companies of engi-
neers and four aero squadrons to be
brought in half next year and half
the following year.
This plan when completed would
place in the Panama Canal zone, Ha-
waiian Islands, the Philippines and
Alaska 1,453 officers and 47,456 en-
listed men. In the Continental
United State? there would be in the
regular establishment 2,956 officers
and 66,968 men, including eleven and
two-thirds regiments of cavalry, in-
fantry, seven regiments of field ar-
tillery, 170 companies of coast artil-
lery and about 4,000 officers and men
in engineer ami signal corps.
39 Vi acres good land oac mile'from
Lannius, good six room house, good
pasture, will trade for house and lot
n Bonham, or 50 acres good black
and and pay difference.
50 acres good black land three miles
S. E. of Bonham, good small house,
oarn, fine water, all in cultivation ex-
cept 3 acres timber. On public road.
Land lies well, with about 5 acres
oroken. Possession Jan. 1. Cheapest
piece of good land near Bonham. $850
msh will handle it.
80 acres black land in two miles of
Dodd City, house, barn, smoke house,
veil, pool, about 20 acres in pasture,
50 in cultivation. Dirt cheap*at $45
200 acres and over of good land in
5 miles of Bonham, two sets improve-
ments, plenty of timber and pasture,
alack sandy soil, on public road, 8
acres hay meadow. , Will sell cheap
*»n easy terms, and will take smaller
place as part pay.
We offer one of the best 300 acre
farms in the county to some man who
vants a good combination farm. 200
acres in second river bottom. Four
sets of improvements, plenty of
vater. Raises com, cotton, alfalfa.
Plenty of pasture and timber.
113 acres richest of bottom black
tand in lour miles of Bonham, about
50 acres in line timber, balance in cul-
tivation. We can make tha price
and terms on this place.
144 acres of the best black land, 4-
room house, good barn, deep welL
No richer black land. Price right
end terms easy. Near geed town.
..110 acres black and black sandy
land, good house and bam, deep well,
near school and church in very fine
community. Terms easy.
196 acres, 135 in cultivation, 45
timber pasture, mile and a half from
school, on public road. Good 6-reom
nouse and bam, deep well, two cis-
terns, tenant house, goo.1 orchard. 35
acres hog proof pasture with 15
acres bermuda, two pools. A very
desirable home, and price low.
50 acres sandy land, 15 in fine
native grass meadow, 7 room house,
good bam, smoke house, storm
bouse. In half mile of good little
town and three miles railroad sta-
tion in Fannin County.
175 acres fine, smooth black land,
three sets of improvements, plenty of
good water, on public road. One of
the finest farms in Texas. In six
miles of Bonham. Will take $100 is
22 acres 4 miles South of Bonham
black land, 3-room house, fair bam,
75 fine peach trees. 5 acres in Ber-
muda pasture. Will take span of
mules or some good milch cows.
80 acres black sandy loam, about
60 in cultivation, 20 acres bermuda,
plenty. of timber, three room house,
barn, good well and overground tank,
in few hundred yards of school and
church. • Price only $20. Will trade
for smaller place hear Bonham.
274 acres near Carson, 150 to 290
in cultivation, part rich bottom land,
two houses and barns. Price cheap,
and terms good.
1120 acres on Pecos River in Terrell
County, in shallow water district. Can
be bought for $5.00
160 acres deep sandy loam in half
mile of Carson, 60 acres in cultivation,
40 acres fine pasture, balance timber.
Two houses, fenced with boisd’arc
posts 7 feet apart and three wires. A
good home cheap.
95‘/i acres 7 miles N. of West form
Bonham, nearly all in cultivation,
good soil, 4 room house, near school.
About two miles to good road.
55 acres 3% miles South of Bonham
black waxy and black sandy, about
4 acres pasture, good house, barn,
deep welL A very desirable home at
a cheap price.
80 acres rich black loam, grows
anything, good house and bam, good
water ,tenant house, on public road.
No better land in County. Price $85.
160 acres 10 miles West of Tex-
arkana, 75 in cultivation, 3-4 mile
pike road. 1 mile railway station.
School and church in sight Three
houses. Raises Cotton, com, Small
grain, peanuts, potatoes and track.
Price only $25, one- half cash.
160 acres 4 miles of Texarkana, ltt
cultivation, balance timber. 5-room
house, 3-room tenant house, good
bam, fine well and spring: In half
mile pike road, Vt mile school and
■hurch . Worth $50, but can be
bought for $40, a third eash, balance
70 acres 7 miles North, 14 mile pike
road, new house and small orchard,
plenty timber for firewood. Price
only $35, one-third cash, balance long
60 acres black land, all in cultiva-
tion, no waste, house, bam, on public
road, 7 miles south. Can’t be beat
at the price.
50 acres of good land at McRae on
public road. 40 acres in cultivation,
10 in timber. Good 6-room house,
fair bam and stable, plenty of good
water, tanV in pasture. The 40 acres
hickory ridge, dark learn, smooth
land. Pasture broken, good
orchard, 5 acres, hog proof
400 acres finest river bottom land,
four sets houses, no marsh land, tim-
ber, in good neighborhood near school
and church. Nothing better. One-
third cash, balance long tame.
310 acres river bottom, part in tim-
ber, as good land as there is, ho im-
provements te speak of, but price is
A nice five room cottage on Mast
Eighth Street Lights, water and
sewerage. A bargain on monthly pay
A good lot close in, cheap.
A modem bungalo on West 7th St,
close in at a bargain.
An up-to-date cottage of 5 rooms
hall and two porches, bam and out-
buildings, cement walk in front and
rear, lights and water, on West 9th
street Will trade for good littls
farm, and pay some difference.
Nice 5-roo mhouse, reception hall,
water and lights, half acre lot, good
storm cellar, outbuildings. Owner
wants to exchange for good farm.
Nice 4 room house, good bam, big
lot, on South Main Street, will trade
for small farm end pay some differ-’
A splendid 7-roem house, bam bug-
gy house, cistern, city water, fruit
four acres ground. Will give some-
body a desirable home very cheap and
on easy terms.
A good two-stery, 9 room residence
3-4 acre lot in Bonham in fine loca-
tion to trade for farm.
160 acres of good land in New Mexi-
co, will take a good automibile as
part pay. This land is in the grain
belt and good smooth land.
115 acres black land 7 miles south
of Bonham, improved, te trade for
small farm near Bonham, preferably
North-west of town. Will take notes
for the difference.
70 acres AM miles of Bonham, 29
in timber and pasture, orchard, good
house, bam, smoke house, welL
Want 100 to 150 acres with a large
part of it pasture. Will not object
to Johnson or Bermuda grass.
A new 8-room house, 7 acres of
land, good barn, orchard, 8-room
house, brick store building 20x80 ft,
also half interest in stock of groceries
invoicing about $2,500.00. This prop-
erty is located in a nice little town
near Bonham, to trade for good land.
A good dwelling and store house at
Windom, to trade for land.
A moving picture show to trade for
120 acres of good land near St
Paul, Ark., in the fruit belt to trade
for Bonham property. Price is right
We have a stock of Drugs, two good
cottages, a barber shop, ice house.
Postoffice building in a good little
black land town te exchange fer
THE 'ASHLEY EVANS LAND COMPANY
Successors te Evans-Pritchett Co.
LYCEUM COURSE OPENS NOV. 15
On Monday night, Nov. 15, at 8
o’clock Ross Crane, one of the great-
est cartoonists of his time, will ap-
pear in the first number of the Ly-
ceum Course at the auditorium of the
new High School. His lecture, “From
the Eyebrows Up,” is reported to be
“Au offering which combines all 'the
elements of Lyceum entertainment
stimulating thought, sound philoso-
phy, happy imagery, and a constant
play'tiijt witty and humorous invention,
ah illuminated and illustrated by the
■arts of painting, sculpture, and mus-
ic.”' Mr. Crane is perfectly at home
in everything that he undertakes.
Some of his cartoons are with oil
paints, sdme of them are crayon
models. All of this is interspersed
with uproariously funny piano take-
,Season tickets are now on sale.
etc., known as , Adler-i-ka, are sur-
prised at the INSTANT effect of a
SINGLE SPOONFUL. This remedy
is so complete a bowel cleanser that
it is used successfully in appendicitis.
Adler-i-ka acts on BOTH upper and
lower bowel and Ol&E SPOONFUL
relieves almost ANY’ CASE of consti-
pation, sour or gassy stomach. ONE
MINUTE after you take it the gass-
es rumble and pass out. R. R. Mor-
gan, Druggist at Ector.
Us Quinine That Dsss Nst tftaet lbs Mssf
I Because of its tonic »nd laxative efiect, LAXA-
TIVE BROMO QUININE ia better titan ordiaacr
Quinine and does not canse nervousness nor
ringing in head Remember the fall name and
look for the signature of E. W GROVE. 23c.
“How.” asked the captain of the
train robbers, “did you manage to
go through so many passengers
alone?” “I had only,” rejoined tha
ordinary brigand, “to carry a whisk
broom in my hand and they suspect-
UTION OF SINGLE SPOON-
FUL SURPRISES MANY
Mrs. Hashleigh . (Sententiously)r—
“It’s the little things that annoy us
most.” Boarder—“Yes, the small por-
tions, for example.”—Boston Trans-
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