Belton Journal, September 2, 1915

Belton Journal

September 02, 1915

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Belton Journal (Newspaper) - September 2, 1915, Belton, Texas THE BELTON JOURNAL “To Thine Own Self Be True and It Must Follow, As the Night the Day, Thou Canst Not Then Be False To Any Man.” Volume LIX.BELTON, TEXAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1915. Number 23.A CORDIAL WELCOME EXTENDED BELL COUNTY TEACHERS AND WISHES FOR A SUCCESSFUL YEAR 1915-16 BAHLE OF BALLOTS WILL SOON BE ON IN EARNEST NOMINATIONS ARE COMING IN FROM ALL PARTS OF TERRITORY COVERED BY THE BELTON JOURNAL. PROGRAM FOR TEACHERS’ INSTITUTE COUNTY EXPERIMENT ASSOCIATION MEETING Many Features of General Interest on Program; Sunday School Teachers Invited. SEND IIN YOUR NOMINATION—DO IT TO DAY The Automobile Contest of; and experiences and the pleas-The Belton Journal in which we    ure    and    thrills incident    ta a are giving away nearly $2,000    day    out    after votes are    bet- in prizes to the ladies of Belton    ter than    a circus and its    bene- and the surrounding territory    fits    are    practical and lasting. is beginning to take effect. ! It turns the mind away from Every mail is bringing in nomi- the routine of every day exnations and coupons from di£-1 periences and' gives one a ferent parts of the contest ter- broader scope of things of gen-ritory, and we would be glad seral interest. to have those who have been And above all things and of nominated to call on the con-1 the greatest importance, is the test manager and get all the;fact that the valuable array of necessary information needed prizes which will be presented to make a successful campaign, to those who succeed, will be and have him explain the meth- mean of producing still more Qds and give you a receipt book I “thrills” and become the source which is free and ready for the of everlasting joy. asking.    On the last page of this is- _sue will be found a list of Be a Live Wire.    ladies who have been nominat- Energy and enthusiasm are ed up to this date, contagious and the contestants    — that they themselves are doing    Edwin A. Elliott Ordained, their level best to win are the | Sunday night at the Chris- The Bell County Experiment Association held its regular monthly meeting at the station Saturday afternoon. S. H. Cater made a fine re-The Bell County teachers Port of the overland trip to A. meet in this city Monday morn- & M. College to attend the,State ing in their annual institute. The sessions of the institute Farmers’ Congress^ Cater says he regards his greatest continues through Friday after- profit from the trip as the in-noon.    spiration his boys received. Teachers of all the independ- They are both anxious to get ent and rur^l schools of the ready to enter A- & M. college county will be in attendance. and have pledged themselves to The program is an interest- hard study to that end. ing one and many topics of dis- Selection ot seed corn was cussion will be of as practical discussed and the rules appear-value to mothers and Sunday ing in another column of this school teachers as to the teach- issue were heartily endorsed, ers of our public schools. This The question aSjtto vhether is especially true of the ses- it is profitable to i|>p tie corn sion of 9:00 to 10:30 a. rn. and or not was discussed. There 1:00 to 2:30 p. rn.    seemed to be a differ (nee of The session of 9:00 to 10:30 opinion on this subject, some a. rn. will be devoted to devo- holding for and others against tional exercises and an address the proposition, if the elm had on some educational, health or to be topped by hand, general interest subject.    In    the    discussion    of    tie    rela- The sessions of 1:00 to 2:30|tive vahfe for dairy leed of p. rn. will be devoted to the cane, ferterita and soucan, fe-discussion and practical work terita was given a rankconsid-of the awakening of an interest erably above cane and sudan EXAMINATIONS THE GRAND JURY i SELECTION OF '' FOR TEACHERS! COMPLETES WORK GOOD SEED CORN and Saturday of This Week. Farmers All Over the County. ones who will receive the bulk tian church Edwin A. Elliott of the support from those who was ordained to the ministry have no personal interest in by Rev. Edwin C. Boynton and any of the candidates, but are the elders of the church, wiiling to help those who show The sermon of Rev. Boynton they are trying to help them- was an earnest one. selves.'    /    His    charge    to the young Quite a number of people minister was full of commenda-have already asked the question tion for past work and proven “Who is going to run?” They faithfulness-are waiting to see the contest-; Following the ordination Rev. ants get busy so they can de- Elliott made a short talk thank-cide to whom they want to give ing the members of the con- ■ department    are    Relation    of their votes. That’s why we are gregation for their hearty res- j School    Athletics    to    Discipline; in music, particularly singing in the schools and to the discussion of problems which face teachers in primary, intermediate and high school work. grass was declare^ th best green feed that cab b used. The grass should be usd just as it begins to head. The need of Central Texas These three departments meet for a corn that will nature in sections in the discussion of;about three wee^ earlie* than their problems.    the present native cprn tas dis- The primary    work    will    be    cussed and several ybrids directed by Miss    McGill of Kil-1    suggested. Z. T. Fullr reclean.    ommended the Iowa Silvr Mine The intermediate department for the cross with the native will be directed by different corn to secure this end. leaders each day and agricul- The agreement on th test-tureal work in the schools holds ing of seed corn for evcy far-an important part on the pro- mer in the county notec in an-gram.    other    column was enteid into Subjects for the high school I and a hearty .invitation xtend- ed to every farmer wh- is in terested to have 50 to IO ears urging the contestants to get ponse to all his efforts, to Rev.! Community Co-operation; De- of corn at the station jy the and Mrs. Boynton and Col. J. an early staid- We want the ladies to enter Z. Miller ..for this contest with enthusiasm they have given him in home and go after the votes with a [life and encouragement and to “do or die” vigor that will makq j the parents who have lent him any little obstacle that might their boys for Boy Scout and confront them fade like snow 5 other work. He made an earn-before the sun.    •    est plea that the boys of the —    city be remembered in all gen- Start Right Now.    eral work and also special work If you have not been nomi- j on their behalf. na ted don’t let another day pass Hev* Elliott leaves today foi but send in your nomination at; Fort Worth, where he will enter once, for you may be overlook- as a student in T. C. L. ing the opportunity of a life-     — time. Make a beginning and    SCHOOL    NOTICE! you will have every cause for I    -    - congratulations when the eon-j Mrs. Thompson’s School will test is over. We don’t want reopen Sept. 20th. For par-you to wrait one single minute. Oculars apply to MRS. PATTI bating and Literary Cubs; TJni-1 second Saturday the assistancef —■-ro»c *0 Huber. free Study for Independent Dis- and will be read at the Meeting tricts.    '    of    the.    Association    September ^ The session of Friday morn-126. This, as all other matings ing from 10:45 to 12:00 o’clock. I of the Association, will bt pub-wili be devoted to the follow7- lie. ing subjects: Will Be Held Thursday, Friday! The grand jury for the June Tests Approved by Leading term of the district court completed its work the latter part of last week. The following is its final re-The regular fall examina- P°rt:    _    The    following    six    tests    of tions for teachers certificates    Aug.    27, 1915- good seed corn are accepted by will be held Thursday, Friday To the Honorable District Court | the best corn growers all over and Saturday of this week. of the Twenty-seventh Judie- the country. These rules or Subjects required specially ad District:    ;    tests are of interest to every for permanent and permanent, We, your grand jury of the farmer in the county just at primary certificates will be giv-1 Jane term, beg to make the this time when practically all en Thursday.    following    report:    the corn is ripe and much of Subjects    for    first    and second    We have returned 46 indict-    it being    gathered- grade certificates    will    be given    ments for felony and 31 misde-    TEST    I. Seed corn    is best meanors. We have investigat- home grown. It is true to yield ed all law violations brought to    and less    susceptible to rot. our attention with the above re-    j TEST    2.—Seed corn    should su^-    .    be selected from the field and AII FARMERS HF ffillNTV FDEF    ^ave v*sked the Ja^ an(* not the bin. Nine-tenths of the ALL rAIUT!Cho or LUIJMI TALL | find it( rn as good and sanitary big ears in the crib were not Friday and Saturday. / TO TEST SEED CORN FOR -condition as could be    expected ™    ^    .    f°r an institution of this na- XVork Will Be    Done    at Station ture. However, we    wish Conducted    Bv    Messrs.    recommend the installation of ?>hort and    1 oungblood.    a private instead of    a public bath and also. separate quarters for the delinquent boys as we A test of seed dom will be doubt the wisdom of keeping made free for all farmers of them with other criminals, the county who will have fifty We have also investigated to one hundred ears at the Ex- the poor farm and same seems periment Station by the sec-1 to be in good condition. °nd Saturday in September. We are also of the opinion JThe reading of the test will that the suspended sentence be made at the regular month- law is- operating against the ly meeting of the Bell County Experiment Association to be held September 26. This meeting will be public and all' who are interested are invited to be present. best interest and safety of our society. We also believe that more care sholud be exercised in the selection of jurors as too much crime is going unpunished. The tests will be directed by [ We wish also to express our Manager A. K. Short of the sta-1 gratitude to the district judge, tion and County Demonstration the district attorney, the coun-Agent Tom Youngblood and ty attorney the sheriff and all will be absolutely frees to all the peace officers for the faith-farmers availing themselves of ful service that they rendered the opportunity.    /    us. The necessity of knowing the    D. C. MCLEAN, Foreman. germinating power of an ear    --- of seed corn, as well as its gen-;    Laymen’s    Rally. eral outwardly good appearance The regular monthly meet-is being more and more gener-j ing of Laymen will be held at slly_ aceeptedwdp : thi^u .county the Presbyterian church Sun-and before long practically I day afternoon at 3:30 o’clock. every ear of corn to be planted | Reports from cottage prayer | resists rot and other injuries meetings and other features of! from weather conditions. ~    -    ■    the work will be heard.    Several    different ways of Family Reunion.    Arrangements    will be made gathering the seed corn are grown under average conditions as to space from other stalks, etc., and under average conditions will not reproduce its kind. TEST 3.—Seed corn should be selected from the inside of the field and from stalks grow-' ing. in a good stand. Corn grown under these conditions will be likely to reproduce itself. TEST 4.—Seed corn should be the big ears. Ears of corn selected for seed corn should be .the biggest ears that are grown in the field finder average conditions. When a big ear is found on a stalk where the corn has an average stand then go after that ear for it is likely to reproduce itself. TEST 5.—Seed corn should be gathered from a two ear stalk. On this matter there is some difference of opinion but it is generally accepted that in this climate where the stalk tends to grow so large it should do a “two ear” job. TEST 6.—Seed 6orn should turn its tip down. Every ear selected for seed corn should have its tip turned well down a& the turning of the tip down will be tested. Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Jackson enjojyed a pleasant reunion last week, having with them their (1) The Bell County Fair. J- F. Hamer Gets Caudally (2) Boys’ Agricultural and    Contract. Live Stock Clubs.    J-    F.    Hamer    who    built    the    three    sons,    Homer    Jackson    of (3) Girls’ Canning Clubs. Tennessee Vallej/'road in thisHouston; Arthur Jackson of Other subjects of general precinct arid the roads in the New Kirk, Oklahoma; and Orin interest will also be presented Little River division, of the Jackson of Denver, Colorado; Just say you will win. Call on the contest manager or write ; him and get a receipt book and start after votes. SEABAUGH. 25-pd Dr. and Mrs. E- H. Wells have returned from a pleasant It doesn’t take nerve to win visit .with their sons W. R. one of these costly prizes in j Wells of Terrell and Julien this contest. It only requires Wells of Dallas. persistency mingled with ener-i--— gy and an average amount of ; Miss Nelle. Joe George has inclination. The contest is I returned from Winters, where good medicine for those who j she spent the past several participate. It is a never end- weeks pleasantly as guest of ing kaleidiscope of new scenes for discussion. The session of 10:45 to 12:00 and 2:45 to 4:00 p. rn. of eacl day except Friday will be de voted to professional study. The morning program of Fr- Temple district and is now justle grand-daughters, little completing work in the Holland road district has been awarded a $150,000 contract in Gauda-lupe county. In the work on the roads in day from 10:45 to 12:00 h;s this county where the contracts already been given. The after- have been held direct or sub by noon from 2:45 to 4:00 o’clck Mr. Hamer the contracts have Misses Dorothy/ and Ruth Jackson of New Kirk. Mrs. Jackson and her guests pent a few days with relatives i Moffat and the week-end in tjuston. They also visited in Brtlett and Georgetown, while enoute to Houston. will be devoted to the busings incident to the closing of he institute. Belton extends a hearty welcome to the teachers of the been carried out with less friction and more general satisfaction 'than possibly any other contract work which has been done in the county. county and wishes for then a Mr. Hamer has begun the most pleasant and profile institute Mrs- Robert Sanderford. LIGHT HEADED What would you think of a person who would plant some seed in the ground and then go out and dig the seed up every day to see if it had sprouted ? We ./now that you would think that he was pretty light in the head and ought to have a guardian appointed Yet that’s about the way some people do, who start a bank account. They put the money in the bank, but the balance never grows because it is checked out as fast as deposited. In order to get ahead and secure enough funds to make a profitable investment, the deposit should be left alone to grow, like the seed in the ground. THE First State Bank Attended Sixtieth Wedd'g Anniversary. Dr. J. M. Frazier w* present Monday at the celation x)f the sixtieth annivisary of the marriage of hi Parents, the . celebration bein? held on shipping of part of his outfit to Gaudalupe county, and will go in a few days to look after the starting of the work there. Sunday School Teachers Invited To Attend Institute. The Sunday school teachers of the city are invited to attend the Teachers Institute to the Frazier ranch iear Mer- be held in this city during next gan.    week- There were fiftydght rela- The work of the sessions tives present inching brothers from 9 to 10:30 a. rn. and 1:00 of Mrs. Frazier an their fami- to 2:30 p. rn. of each day will BELTON, TEXAS A GUARANTY FUND BANK! lies; sons and daubers, grand children and gre.* grand children of these fin°ld people. Homes of the* present lie from Brownsville New York. A splendid dner and barbecue was enjo’d- Many of tho present at the pleasant gating of Monday were guests ben Mrs. Frazier’s parents celebrated their sixtieth wed^g anniversary. Shallow F^’Midway Road. A. K. Sh' and Louis Beaver were re^t visitors in the city, reprobing the Midway district inae new road to be opened uj‘onnectlrig the Bel tie as interesting and of as practical benefit to the Sunday school teachers as to the teachers of the purely literary schools. Every Sunday school teacher should attend the institute and get this practical help. C. S. Jackson Undergoes Operation. C. S. Jackson underwent an operation for appendicitis Tuesday morning at his home. He is reported as getting along nicely. Mrs. John D- Robinson has as ,    .    guests    her mother, Mrs. C. A. ton-Temp Pike with the Bel- Haley and Dr. F. Haley of Mid- ton-Shall Ford road, from a point ne Midway to a point near th^t. Vernon neighborhood. Thes^Httemen say this will be one the finest roads in the countyben improvements are compld* Ha' Nigro is able to be out agabft®** a week s illness. land.    Mrs.    Robinson with these guests and daughter, Corra Lynn, were late week visitors in Austin. lr. and Mrs. Rogers Tulloch will be domiciled in the White horn on North Pearl street. for the taking up again of the regular Sunday appointments for meetings at school houses and churches in outside communities and shut-in meetings in the city. Let all. who possibly can be present and let a number of new workers present themselves for service. The field of work is growing and many helpers are needed. Mrs. N. E. Meyer will open her %dress making establishment in the old stand over Thompson’s store, Sept. 7th. Will he pleased to meet all my old customers there, also new ones.    24 practiced by farmers. Some go over the field before any other corn is ‘gathered and get that wanted for seed. Others put a box or sack in the wagon and gather the seed corn at 'the same time as the other. Still another test recommended is that of testing the seed corn for fertility after it has been selected from the field on its general appearance. Mrs. C. K. White and family are moving into their home on North Pearl street. Mrs. Mack McCorcle is suffering this week with an attack of malarial fever. Miss Florence Whitley is guest of Miss Ruth Wright of Rogers. Born—To Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Hudson, a son. Great Inducements for Saturday and Monday IN Pngs, Drug Sundries, Toilet Articles, Stationery! YIJI are going to sell for cash only, Saturday and " " Monday every article of high grade merchandise in ourstore at a great reduction. We are doing this to bring pu into our store, get better acquainted with you and make you one of our customers. As space won’t permit na to mention every article we only mention a fewtp show that it is a sale of high grade well known articles and not just one lie. We Mention the Following to Illustrate: $1.00 ToileiWater *    .    .    .    .    73c 75c Toilet Vater .    .    .    .    .    59c 25c Peroxide......19c 25c Tooth Pates.....19c 25c Talcum hwder    .■>...    19c 25c Cough Syrups.....19c Livertone.......39c Wine Cardui......73c 5 pkgs. Black Draught ... 73c All Baseball Goods at Half Price. All* Bath Caps at Half Price. In other word every dollar article in the store for 73c. 75c articles for 59c. 50c articles for 39c. t 25c articles for 19c. \ visit to our,tore will convince you. Now is the time to save money on your drug store ^ants. Remember the Time and Place to Buy Your Drugs. You ean t affonto miss this great bargain sale and we extend to everybody a cordial mvitatioito come and visit our store, inspect our line and see the great record breaking \lues on every thing you want in a drug store. REMJMBER, SATURDA Y AND MONDA YAT THE Belton Drug Company C..AA TYaIim.AM.r    /r w • nri n    .    .    .    __ Free Delivery ‘Live Wire Druggists.*9 Cor. Main and Central y ;