Mountain View Times (Mountain View, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, February 3, 1922 Page: 4 of 8
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W?$e Men Are Not the Only Ones
Who insure their properly against destruction
or damage by fire;
Even Foolish Ones
Know better than to run the risk o( having
everything swept away in an hour;
The Cost is too Small to Considet
And the benefits are too great to miss.
WE CAN MEET YOUR WANTS
FOR INVESTMENTS OK ALL KINDS
BAKER & RUSSELL
PHONE 93 Mountain View, Okla.
“Prosperity s.comini?,'" say* Post-
niuster Onerui Hays. But judging
from th air. ■ of that movie contruct
of his w< are inclined to suspect that
h«* coppf ! it all for himaelf.
The gi Ik have one grout advantage
in wearing their hair <I°wn over their
ears. Th y can get by without wash-
ing them ao often.
Don’t be too quick to censure the
, fellow who t »ea around without a
hat. Pei haps he has nothing to cover.
..m . . nr*. _ . . culation, building up crippled indua-
mmnttam mm UJ’ttlirS tries, creating new ones, and provid-
Published Every Fridny. jng employment for the surplus brain
’ — ~ and hand power of the country.
0 H WiNGO, Editor and Owner
That would create renewed pros-
Entercd at the Mountain View Post- perity.
ff 11 fm transmission through the when Senator Penrose of Pcnnsyl-
_____— vania died a tidy sum in cash was
Advert iHiug ItateH on Application, found in his safety deposit vault—a
, “ i little matter of only $226,000.00. It
. <» cireulatior,. wa. not oven
,;,.u Tuesday noon to insure publics- earning interest for the senator, was
simply buried out of Bight and doing
Six nor.ths-._76c Three months.40c
Payable Cash in Advance.
THINGS WE DON’T SEE
The man with good eyes in his head
sees many things—if he uses them.
The trouble with most of us, though,
is that wo do not UBe our eyes as much
as we should, or at least not in the
Engrossed in our own business af-
fairs, we are slow to note the things
we could do to make this a better
\;i opportunity to add to our own
! :il i -I.unit is grasped with avidity,
and we are quick to cast around for
. ' , of its kind.
Bnt that which adds to the collect-
ive good ir too often passed by. It is
not seen because our minds are cen-
tered upon individual gain to the prae-
tiral i'.^elusion of all else. There are
rontionr, of course, but they are
ii i' Mid'ri.'fitly numerous to produce
An official town booster wouldn’t
he a bad person to have, even if it
were necessary to pay him a respect-
able salary for using his eyes while
ours are closed.
Our irrepressible office devil has
broken out again. This time he as-
seris that, a strictly fresh egg is only
strictly fresh until the hen lays an-
other one. Is he right?
l:’a the easiest thing in the world to
convince your wife that you are right.
Just argue in the opposite direction
ntil she commits herself.
About this time each year we try
to mention the vice president, if we
amembei his name. It is so easy to
nobody any good.
If wo could open up the safety de-
posit vaults of the United States, and
the old stockings, and the tin cans,
and delve into the other secret hiding
places, we would probably find bil-
lions of dollars hoarded up and kept
out of circulation in just that way.
A billion dollars hidden away is of
no earthly use to anyone as long as
it remains hidden. But bring that
money out and put it into circulation
and prosperity immediately takes on a
new lease of life.
We have too much money in dark
places, and not enough in the light.
IMPERTINENT BUT PERTINENT
If you want to feel bully just con-
i'c yourself that the cost of living
* oniing down. It works fine.
Robert. Lindsey, J. J. Tracy and
Miss Hester made a business trip to
Hobart Thursday morning.
PLENTY OF MONEY NOT
There is no lack of money in this
country. We have an abundance—all
we need—more than any other coun-
trv on earth.
But plenty of money is not enough
We need to have that money in cir-
Any fool can ask questions, but it
generally requires wisdom to answer
Why do wc find fault with this town
without advancing a remedy for the
condition of which we complain?
Why do we look upon others as
grasping when we are doing all we
can to grab everything possible for
Why do we feel resentment toward
more favored people while we perhaps
feel ourselves just a little superior to
those who are less fortunately situ-
ated than ourselves?
Why do we kick the dog out of our
way and then expect it to refrain from
biting us when we get in its way?
Why do we stretch the truth in
putting over a business deal and then
roar when sonic other fellow hooks us
in the same way?
Why do we spread the faults of
>thers while using every endeavor to
cover up our own?
Why do we consider other people’s
children “fresh” while the same
faults in our own are generally looked
upon as an early indication of a high
order of intelligence?
Why do we double up with mirth at
he discomfiture of others and then
become peeved when the joke is on
Why do we so freely criticize our
neighbors and resent their criticisms
Why are we always right and oth-
Of course, an answer to these ques-
tions would reflect upon the other fel-
'ow—we could hardly expect it to be
You Can Buy Bakery Goods from Us and
!o More than It Costs You to Make
Them Yourself. Why Worh for Nothing?
We buy all ingredients at wholesale, prices. You pay re-
tail prices when you buy. The difference pays for our labor
and profit. «
As to the QUALITY of our Bakery Goods, ask those
eat them. They know.
Sanitary Meat Market and Bakery
B L. Chambless, Proprietor
It -itory in Connection
Essential Methods of
By E. C. Sanborn, Entomologist.
The boll weevil can neither subsist
or develop on any other plant grown
in the S ate than cotton.
It passes the winter in the full
grown stage which is a beetle. It can
pass the winter in no other stage in
It hibernates to some extent in cot-
ton bolls. I have never found it in
the cotton plants or on the cotton
plants in hibernation any place, Okla-
homa or elsewhere, neither have I
known of others finding it hibernating
on or in any other part of the plant
other than bolls excepting in stored
About the time of the first killing
fro3t, the adult weevils fly from the
cotton fields seeking protection in such
places as will furnish shelter from
moisture especially, und also low tem-
Immature weevils are easily de-
stroyed by the freezing of the bolls,
consequently development is discon-
tinued as soon as the cotton plants
are severely singed by frost.
The hibernating weevils begin to
appear normally at the time when the
young cotton plants are beginning to
appear in the newly planted fields.
These hibernating weevils do not all
issue at once but continue to come
forth until the month of July. The
early issuing weevils feed on the ten-
der young leaves of the plants and
later on the developing squares.
In the developing squares and
young bolls, the females deposit the
eggs in punctures made by their
beaks. A set of teeth is in the end of
The punctures made for the recep-
. ion of the eggs are very similar to
the punctures made in the squares by
the weevils for food purposes.
Rarely more than one egg is depos-
ited in one square.
When the weevils become numer-
ous and the squures become scarce,
the females will lay eggs in the de-
Often more than one egg is depos-
ited in a single boll when the weevils
are numerous and the bolls are scarce.
As many as a dozen eggs may be
deposited in a single boll.
The females may deposit as many
ag one hundred and forty eggs each.
The eggs hatch within two or three
Th larva, grub or maggot as it may
be called is footless and develops only-
in the square or boll and in a period
of from seven to twelve days.
The pupa, or transitional stage of
the larva to the adult, takes placo
in the cavern of the equate or boll
made by the larva in obtaining its"
food. The pupal stage requires from
three to five days.
The total length of time requires
therefore between two to three weeks.
The time for a generation being
about six weeks.
Three to four generations can de-
velop in this State in one season.
The total progeny of one pair may-
amount to between four and five mil-
lions of boll weevils.
From » practical and scientific
standpoint, we advise that cotton
plants be destroyed one month before
the occurrence of the first killing frost
in the fall of the year. This brings
about either a forced hibernation or
death from starvation on the part of
the boll weevils.
Experiments shew that where 43
per eent of the weevils can Uvo over,
under norma! conditions of hiberna-
tion, only 3 per cent can live (ver win-
ter under this forced method o. hiber-
It matters not how the cotton plants
are destroyed provided they are de-
stroyed at the time above mentioned.
They may be either plowed under, up-
rooted, piled and thus for a short time
act as a trap in which the adults may
collect, then as soon as the leaves are
dry enough they may be burned thus
destroying them. The roots and main
stalks do’ not need to be consumed by
fire. Enough heat will be generated
by the burning of the leaves, under
proper methods of burning, not only
to destroy all weevils present but pre
vent further development.
The pasturing of cotton stalks is
not advisable since a second growth,
sometimes known as seppa cotton, de-
velops near the base of the plant, on
which weevils can subsist along with
the stock that may be using the cot-
ton fields for pasture.
The next phase of procedure is
proper preparation of a seed bed for
the following crop of cotton. This
depends largely upon local conditions
and is well known to all county agents
and practically all cotton growers.
Along with this consideration, is
the planting of an early maturing
variety of cotton and as early as con-
ditions will permit of a good stand
that wil develop rapidly.
All county agents and practically
all cotton growers are familiar with
the rapid development of cotton plant
growth under proper methods of cul-
tivation. One of the main things to
be considered, of course, is frequent
cultivation, thus maintaining a thor-
ough soil mulch and smooth surface,
the latter eliminating shade made by
clods or other plants than cotton. The
ground between the rows should be
lower than the cotton rows, thus aid-
ing to a certain extent' the accumula-
tion of the fallen squares near the
middle and their consequent exposure
to sunlight which has a tendency to
dry them before he young weevils
Ralph Poolaw wrestled at Lawton
Tuesday night, winning the second
fall, losing the other two. Ralph re-
the uncertainties or responsibilities of
the coming year, we can face them with
gladness and optimism, and with full
faith in the resources and future of our
nation; in the integrity and stamina of
of our citizenship and the ultimate suc-
cess and prosperity of our community.
BANK OF MOUNTAIN VIEW
INCOME TAX FACTS
In making out his income tax return
for 1921, the average taxpayer will
find a considerable saving in com-
parison with the amount of tax paid
on the same income for 1920.
FORD RETAIL SALES
GO OVER A MILLION
Program tor Week
Special Each Performance
Music by Foto-PIayer
Thursday—“The Man Hunter,”
Richard Kipling Production
Friday— Across the Divide,”
starring Rosemary Thehy and
Rex Ballard: a Pdhe release
Saturday—“Silent Years," all star
cast. Also Mack Sennett comedy
Matinee 3 p. m. Night, 7 and 9
Adm. 15c-25c Adm. 20c-35c
Monday — Everybody’s Sweet-
heart,” siarring Olive Thomas
A Selznick Feature
Tuesday—"Society Secrets,” stai -
ring Eva Novak
also International News
Wednesday—‘Too Much Johnson’
ftarrin£ Bryant Washl urn, a
Retail sales of Ford Cars, trucks
and Fordson tractors have again ex-
ceeded the million mark for the year
1921, according to a statement given
out today by the Ford Motor Com-
The Ford factory and assembly
plant production figures reached a to-
tal of 1,050,740 cars, trucks and trac-
tors for the year, with retail sales by
dealers approximating 1,093,000 which
in the United States alone surpassed
the 1920 retail sales record by 104,213
Ford cars and trucks!
The Ford Company says the out-
look for 1922 is decidedly optimistic.
In fact, concrete evidences already
exist in that car and truck retail sales
for December, 1921, exceeded Decem-
ber, 1920, sales by almost 25 per cent,
and Fordson tractor retail sales for
the same periods show an increase of
over 100 per cent for December, 1921,
as well as an increase over the total
tractor sales for the month of Novem-
These facts seem to indicate that
not only are the fanners buying more
freely but that the general public is
becoming more responsive and recep-
Another point brought out by a
comparison of production figures for
the past two years shows that Ford
enclosed cars are gaining in popular-
ity, as 23 per cent of the 1921 produc-
tion were Sedans and Coupes as
against a total of 18 per cent for the
Recent reductions in Ford car and
truck prices brought them to a new
low level. The touring car now sells
for $348, the runabout for $319, the
coupe for $580, the sedan for $645, the
chassis for $285, and the truck for
$430, all f. o. b. Detroit.
This is the fourth price cut in the
past sixteen months. During that
time the price of the touring car alone
has been cut from $575 to $348, a re-
duction of 40 per cent. Reductions on
some of the other types have been
even greater. .
The Ford Company believes that
this reduction, while not a large one,
is especially important at this time
as it should go a long way toward
stabilizing market conditions.
Ford is giving employment at pres-
ent to approximately 40,000 men in his
main plant at Detroit, the importance
; of which is emphasized when consid-
eration is given to the fact that near-
The exemptions provided by the re-
venue act of 1921 are $1,000 for single
persons (the term including widows,
widowers, divorcees, and persons sep-
arated from husband and wife by
mutual agreement), $2,500 for married
persons whose net income was $6,000
or less, and $2,000 for married per-
sons whose net income was $5,000 or
more. Under the revenue act of 1918
the personal exemption allowed a
married person was $2,000, regardless
of the amount of net income. The
personal exemption allowed a married
person applies also to the head of a
family, man or woman who supports
in one household one or more rela-
tives by blood, marriage, or adoption.
The exemptions for dependents—a
person who receives his chief support
from the taxpayer and who is under
18 years of age or incapable of self-
support because mentally or physical-
ly defective—is increased from $200
The act requires that a return be
filed by every single person whose
net income for 1921 was $1,000 or
more, every married person whose net
income was $2,000 or more, and by
very person—single or married—
whose gross income was $5,000 or
The requirement to file a return of
gross income of $5,000 or more re-
gardless of net income is a new pro-
vision. Net income is gross income
less certain specified deductions for
business expenses, losses, bad debts,
etc., which are fully explained on the
Returns must be filed by married
couples whose combined net income
for 1921, including that of dependent
minor children, equaled or exceeded
$2,000, or if the combined gross in-
come equaled or exceeded $5,000,
The period for filing returns is from
January 1 to March 15, 1922. Hehvy
penalties are provided for failure or
“wilful refusal" to file a return on
Forms 1040A for incomes of $5,000
and less and 1040 for incomes in ex-
cess of $5,000 may be obtained from
the offices of collectors of internal
revenue and branch offices. The tax
may be paid in full at the time of fil-
ing the return, or in four equal install-
DR. I. J. THOMAS
Office Over Corner Drug Store
Rea. Phone 108 Office 83
J. H. FARMER
Furniture It Undertaking
Business Phone J7-Residence Phone 116
Office Phone 84
Rea. Phone 88
A. H. Hathaway
Phyaieian and Surgeon
Office over Corner Drug Store
Mountain View, Okla.
Call* Awwerwl Day or NIghI_
We have been having some rain,
which was appreciated by all.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Miller visited Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Foster and family
near Carnegie first of last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Harrison of Dill
were visiting in this community from
Friday until Sunday.
Mrs. Moseley and family moved out
of our community last Friday. We
are sorry to see them leave.
The Star boys went to Odessa last
Friday to play a basket ball game ,
with the Odessa boys, but haven’
i learned who won the game.
Mrs. Nottingham and son Ean'- s
visited Mrs. G. A. Young and girls
The wheat in this community is
looking some better since the rain.;y
We hope it will make god yet.
The school is progressing nicely.
| There will be preaching at the Slatf
: Baptist church next Sunday, Feb. 5.
| at 11 o’clock, and if the weather will
| permit, Sunday night. Chas. M. Cook
iof Sentinel will do the preaching. If
jit is bad weather so he can’t conu the
first Sunday he said he would come
the third Sunday. The Sunday school'
is progressing nicely.
B. Y. P. U. SUNDAY, FEB. 5
“A Worthy Life,” devotional meet-
Group No. 2, Bill Gillespie, captain.
Leader, Bill Gillespie.
Scripture lesson, Philippian 1:21-30.
Topic No. 1—Roxie Hollis.
Topic No. 2—Gene Gillespie.
Topic No. 3—Ruth Sanford.
Special Music—Rosa Ferrell.
Topic No. 4—Faye. Lewis.
Topic No. 5—Leta Hollis.
I? n IVf * L eration is given to me iact mat near-
tvery DaymmIVIUSlC by ly 20 per cent of the city’s population
m r , m directly dependent upon tha Ford
I he roto-rlayer cx****.
New Prices 0
New Price $395, f. 0. b. Detroit
Effective Jan. 27
Old Price $630; Reduction, $230
Zellner Motor Co.
Authorized Ford Sales and Service
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Wingo, George H. Mountain View Times (Mountain View, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, February 3, 1922, newspaper, February 3, 1922; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc914764/m1/4/: accessed October 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.