Aransas Pass Progress (Aransas Pass, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 22, Ed. 1 Friday, August 31, 1917 Page: 2 of 4
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County Judge____________M- A. Childers
Sheriff and Tax Collector__D. E. Goodwin
County and District Clerk-_ J. L, Hamilton
Tax Assessor________________L. J. Harkey
Treasurer________________- W. M. Stalcup
County Attorney-----------M. C. Nelson
County Surveyor_________-C. A. Williams
Superintendent schools-------C. E. Wade
•Precinct No. I_______________J- S. Easton
■Precinct No. 2--------------C. C. Smith
■Precinct No. 3---------------G. R. Weir
Precinct No. 4____________W. E. Tedrord
City Officials of Aransas Pass.
Mayor______________-____J- B. Covington
Commissioner------------J- F. Newbury
Commissioner._____________F- M. Minter
Gierk and Tax Collector-----A. C. Moore
City Health Officer____,_Dr. L. J. Manhoff
President, Dr. Walter Noble; Geo. C
Whitehurst, W, H. Davis, E. W. Hall
C. F. McAlister, C. L. Grubbs, J. M. Fel-
der; Prof. Ben C. Dyess, Secretary.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 1917.
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for any case of Catarrh that cannot be
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Hall’s Catarrh Medicine has been taken
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Sold by all Druggists, 75c.
Frank L. Clendening Is Ap-
pointed Road Commissioner
At a special meeting of Commis-
sioners of Defined Road District
No. 3, held this week the resig-
nation of J. E. Lindsey was ac-
cepted and Frank L. Clendening
was appointed to fill the vacancy.
Commissioner Ed Speer, who is
working in San Antonio made a
trip home to make the special
meeting possible. Mr. Lindsey,
who recently disposed of his Gulf
Transfer business to E. W. Wafer,
will leave the first of the week for
Fort Worth where he will make
his future home.
There will be preaching at the
Methodist Church next Sunday at
11 a. m. and 8 p. m. We will ap-
preciate your attendance.
W. VASCO TEER, pastor.
Presbyterian Church Services
All the regular services will be
held on Sunday at the usual hour.
C. S. Long, Pastor.
“It seems terrible to go on each
day killing men yon do not know,
men for whom you have no personal
hatred, and men you do not even
see," says a German lieutenant of
artillery. “Even at Verdun, where
the fighting is in a very small radms,
it is very rarely that one sees the
enemy. We shoot all day long in a
given direction, we point our guns at
towers, steeples and stone walls, and
they all fall down as though they
were houses made of cards. The
trees are all splinters and there is
nothing left around but rubbish and
piles of stones, and yet it is very sel-
dom even in this barren landscape
that a Frenchman is seen.
“Whenever I order a shot to be
fired on a visible enemy I always
think of the French captain we
found lying in the road near Vaux.
A bullet had gone through his back
into his breast, which was swollen in
a great lump. Por three days he had
been lying there, beside a dead man
who had lost both legs. My men
went over to him and gave •fiim hot
coffee and sonje bread. His thanks
were most pitiful. He tried to kis^
their hands and he insisted on giv-
ing one fellow his sword. Words
cannot tell the agony he must have
suffered in those three days. We
had no time to do anything more for
him—we did not even have time for
our own men—but later I found our
sanitas people took him to a field
hospital. Our men who got acquaint-
ed with him said fie was a splendid
NOT PLEASING HIM
Belgium may be little, but she
has some mighty big friends.
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Many a man whose heart and
soul is in the war will be bodily ab-
* * *
Some people find it easier to love
an enemy after they get the best of
M . S’ * *
Food control appears to be popu-
lar with everybody except the spec-
ii IK f * *
- A man with a hoe and a hose
".are able assistants to the back yard
* * *
The little pig that goes to market
these days brings a big price when
he gets there.
k * *
During these piping times of war,
many are willing to pray and un-
willing to pay.
* * *
Neutrals are asking for American
food, and if they get what they ask
.for, it won’t be as high as it is here.
* * *
Before marriage a girl insists on
a man writing love letters. After
marriage she insists upon him
» * *
To the mind of the American
girl, a grave source of danger lies
in the kisses of those French girls
who are forcing them upon Ameri-
can soldier hoys.
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The women of the country are
also “socking” the Kaiser, by knit-
ting thousands of pairs of durable
socks for American soldiers doing
service in Europe.
n * n
Regulations prohibiting the use
of rice except for food is seriously
inlerferring with face powder at a
time when noses are shiniest and
.freckles the most prominent.
* * *
People who are opposing govern-
ment food control apparently do
not want Hon. Hoover to explain
why food stuffs are cheaper in
Europe than in the United States.
* * *
“Bill” Hartman, of the Sioux
City Live Stock Record, resurrects
the following from an August cal-
ender. “Behold thei Fisherman!
He riseth up early in the morning
•and disturbeth the whole house-
hold. Mighty are his preparations.
When the day is far spent, he re-
turneth smelling of strong drink,
and.the truth is not in him.”
Notice to the Public.
Sinton, Texas, Aug 30, 191 7.
To Whom it May Concern:
There seems to be some misap-
prehension on the part of some
relative to the report that a bill has
been introduced in the Legisla-
ture abolishing the office of County
Superintendent. The newspapers
so reported it, and the matter has
caused considerable inquiry. Con-
cerning same, I wish to state that
no such bill has been introduced
in the Legislature.
As the public knows, County
Superintendent C. E. Wade has
been accepted by the local Board
of Exemption for Military Service,
under the selective draft act. He
has appealed to the District Board
at Houston, and has filed with
that Board an application for dis-
charge on the ground of being
head of the Educational System of
San Patricio County. Several of
the citizens of the County, appre-
ciating Mr. Wade’s worth as a
school man, and the progressive
spirit that has actuated him during
his occupancy of the office, have
signed applications for his dis-
charge on that ground. Those ap-
plications are now pending be-
fore the District Board at Houston.
I have made application myself,
as County Judge, for his discharge,
and my application in his behalf
is now pending before the District
Board at Houston.
With the prospect of having to
select another County Superintend-
ent to take the place of Mr. Wade
confronting the court, certain mem-
bers of the commissioners court
expressed a desire to re-unite the
office with that of County Judge
should Mr. Wade be called away,
in view of the fact that the last
Legislature made Odem and Sinton
Independent, and took them from
under the direct supervision of the
County Superintendent, and leav-
ing only 1374 scholastics in the
county under the direct supervis-
ion of the County Superintendent,
the remaining I 635 scholastics of
the county being enrolled in Inde-
Accordingly a bill was intro-
duced in the Legislature authoriz-
ing the Commissioners Court, in
its discretion, to re-unite the office
with that of the County Judge, so
that if Mr. Wade should be called
away, and the Commissioners
Court as a whole so desired, the
office could be re-united with that
of County .Judge. The bill in no
way reflects on Mr. Wade, but is
for the purpose of taking care of
a contingency based upon Mr.
Wade’s possible acceptance for
military service, thus creating a
vacancy in his office.
I take this method of expressing
my appreciation of Mr. Wade’s
services as County Superintendent.
He is an earnest, enthusiastic and
efficient school man, and has filled
his office thus far with dignity and
credit to himself, and to the
County, and I desire very much
that he be continued as head of
the Educational System of San Pa- i
M. A. Childers.
“Is your husband difficult to please
in the matter of dress?”
j “Very. Wfign I get a gown that
he likes he doesn’t like the bill, and
when the bill suits him he doesn’t
care a rap for the gown.”
AMERICAN HOMES TOO HOT.
Americans use too much heat.
Their houses are too warm. They
don’t get enough of the cold in win-
ter to strengthen their bodies, ac-
cording to Dr. Arthur Still Craig,
in the Osteopathic Magazine. His
article is timely because of the rapid
approach of fall.
“In England, France and Ger-
many a great deal less artificial heat
is used than in this country,” he
says, “reducing the amount of sick-
ness and of money spent for coal.
This economy is a splendid disease
preventive. This is not a mere va-
gary of mine; I have tested this the-
ory in part and expect to carry it
out at fuller length.” .
of IMPORTED <m4 DOMESTIC
Yet, they’re Mild!
Sure as you’re a foot high.
Sounds strange, because you
never before smoked a mild
cigarette that did that.
Yes, Chesterfields u reach
home,” they let you know you
are smoking—they “Satisfy”!
Still, theyfre Mild!
A new blend of pure, natu-
ral Imported and Domestic
tobaccos—that’s the answer.
And the blend can’t be copied.
Make, Chesterfields your
Wrapped in glassine paper
—keeps them fresh,
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BACK TO THE FARM
I STRIKING AN AVERAGE.
I ■ _
Nipp—That fellow Bighed.de i3
Tuck—Yes, but his opinion of
himself brings the average pretty
NOT ANY MORE.
“You used to give bread and
pickles with this order.”
“The old order changeth,” was the
“I just went up to Jones and told
him I didn’t like his face.”
! “What did he do?”
“He changed countenance.”
| “I see where the British are now
stopping consignments of false teeth
| “By gum!”
ITS NATURAL PLACE.
“How is this conference about
Mexican affairs progressing?”
“Well, the border i3 still on the
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l This is the Cry From Every Section of the Country
b Labor is high but the purchasing power of the Dollar is not so great as it nas been.
4 The result is that each and every one must, as far as possible produce as much as
b he can and be as independent as possible.
r South West Texas
j. has thousands of acres of land capable of supporting hundreds of thousands of
people, this land when properly cultivated produces (according to statistics) crops ft*
j. which when turned into money at the market price, as much as Iowa and Indiana ^
lands which are valued at from $ 150 to $250 per acre f**
** Think of it, we cam sell yom land for as little as $1€1 per acre in large tracts and up to '4
&50 per acre improved that wilt bring as much per acre as the Northern farmer gets 4
’h off of his S2O0 land. 4
The land in this immediate section will surprise the world when it is learned that it “
.j, will produce grapes four to six weeks earlier than California, figs and berries, be- -
4, sides the early tomato, cucumber and other vegetables that bring high prices in _
4, the northern markets when offered in April and May. ^
t ANOTHER INDUSTRY THAT IS NOT PROPERLY CONSIDERED, THAT IS !*
** \ J*
* Poultry Raising v*
4 the laying season lasts 12 months, the incubator can be worked all the year and we
4 have fewer “pests” here than any other section of the state.
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*** If you want to be independent, get into position to be SELF SUPPORTING, Come to the Coast and 4
4 enjoy the finest summer climate, the balmest winters, the best hunting and fishing in season to he .j,
4 found on the Gulf Coast V
y It takes MONEY to make MONEY, it also takes industry. Write us for our list of BARGAINS 4
4 either farm or ranch, fruit, truck and poultry farms or City property, tell us what you want and
4 how much you have to invest and we will do the rest. ^
t ARANSAS PASS REALTY COMPANY *
4 C, L. GRUBBS, Maraager
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Warrick, W. E. Aransas Pass Progress (Aransas Pass, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 22, Ed. 1 Friday, August 31, 1917, newspaper, August 31, 1917; Aransas Pass, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth975420/m1/2/: accessed February 26, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Ed & Hazel Richmond Public Library.