The Shawnee Daily News-Herald (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 63, Ed. 1 Wednesday, November 25, 1914 Page: 2 of 8
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THE SHAWNEE DAILY NEWS-HERALD
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THE SHAWNEE DAILY NEWS-HERALD
WEDNESDAY EVEXIXG, NOVEMBER 25, 191*.
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L C. WEBSTER, Cashier.
THE FARMERS THE CUSTODIANS
OF THE NATION'S MORALITY.
Co-operation of Church, School anc
PreM Essential to Community
Edison Mazda Lamps.
OKLAHOMA ELECTRIC SUPPLY COMPANY
Successori to Shawnee Cat and Electric Co't Elec. Supply Business
117 North Bell Shawnee, Okla.
In accordance with long-established custom, there will be uo issue
of the News-Herald on Thursday. Tn.Lkss..Day. News aulletlns
will, however, be posted at the News-Herald office at 4 oclock p. m.
George Bernard Shaw says that all the nations of modern Europe
have at one time or other beaten Austria in war, but that Austria is al-
ways ready for another war when the war comes. The words convey
high praise. Admiral Coiignl said that he himself was the greatest sol-
dier of history, not because he had won battles, because he never won
any, but because he was able to fight again and again after a aerie® ofde
feats that would have broken the spirit* of any other military leader.—
Aa rumors of the probable appointments of Governor-elect Williams
to important positions In the new administration are circulated, there Is
the usual discussion of the fitness of the men for the offices. It may
safely be considered, however, that Judge Williams before making any
appointments will weigh his men carefully, and the men who have rec-
ords of efficiency,—men who have accomplished things,—will be selected
rather than those who have in some other way gained popularity and po-
litical standing. The Indications are that "pull," political or otherwise,
will have less to do with Judge Williams' appointments than those of any
other chieC executive of the state. *
DISEASE FKEVEM105 DAY.
Shawnee schools should observe "disease prevention" day, Nov. 30.
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" 1b a trite expression
long In use, but only in recent years has the "prevention" idea really
taken hold. "Prevent injury" was first adopted aB the slogan of the
great industrial Institutions, influenced perhaps largely by selfish mo-
tives of self-protection. As a great mine owner once remarked when
approached on the subject of establishing a rescue system in his mines
remarked "rescue be d * Prevent accidents!",—so the modern idea
Is prevention instead of cure for disease.
A number of the greatest plagues to which flesh 1b heir have been
proved to be preventable in large measure. It haB been demonstrated
that the American people, while profligate with wealth have been even
more profligate with human life. The campaign is now on, however, and
Oklahoma as usual is In the forefront with a "disease prevention" day
for the public schools, where the propoganda may be instilled in the re-
ceptive minds of the young. Shawneo should Join in the movement.
A 44WORLD WAR."
With the addition of Turkey and Portugal to the ranks of the bel-
ligerents, the area of hostilities has been extended to approximately 53
per cent of the land surface of the globe, and about 56 per cent of the
total population of the earth must be classed as technically belligerent.
In round numbers, out of a total land surface of 51,500,000 square
miles (estflullng tin- uninhabitable r--ti.•: - in tlio Ar< r ■ and Ant i:
SO,000.000 square miles is occupied by the 11 belligerent powers, and
about 1,000,000,000 of the 1,800,000,000 human beings on earth are direct-
ly involved in the great war.
Apportioning the area and population between the two opposing
groups, it will be found that there is a vast preponderance of both on
the side of Britain and her Allies, which own 27,500,000 square miles and
have about 840,000,000 people under their rule, against the 2.000,000
squaro miles and 160,000,000 people to the credit of Germany, Austra-
Hungary and Turkey.
If the affected areas are analyzed by continents, it will be found that
In Europe 3,040,OoO square miles out of a total ar.-a of S^SO.""11 and 38m,-
000,000 people out of 475,000,000—or nearly S') per cent in both eases—
are at war.
In Asia the belligerent area amounts to 9,300.000 Bquare miles (leav-
ing out of account the interior of Arabia—a political no man's land, of
about a million square miles), the total area of the coutln< nt being about
16,500,000 square miles. Hence over 56 per cent is at war. Of the popu-
lation of Asia 475,000,000 out of 980,000,000—Bay 40,/i per cent—must ba
classed as belligerent. J '
Africa Is, proportionately, even more effected than Europe. About
10,500.000 square miles out of 11,70"."00—nearly !♦*> per cent—and 125,-
000,000 of the 137,000,000 inhabitants—-over r,0 per cent—are at war. The
only neutral regions are the Italian and Spanish colonies, and the native
states of Abyssinia and Liberia.
Curiously enough, Australasia and Oceanic, although the most remote
from the primary zone of hostilities, haw the highest percentage of bel-
ligerency of any of the continental divisions of the earth, over 95 per
cent in area, and 04 per cent In population.
South America occupies the happiest position of all. Out of an area
of over 7,500,000 square inlles and a population of about 52,500,000 only
128,500 square miles of territory and 350,000 human beings are subject to
any of the combatants.
The percentage of area Ib less than 2 and of population less than 1.
Thus the continent whose very name was formerly regarded as de-
noting the most favorable soil on earth for the germination of wars has,
strangely enough, the distinction of being almost entirely at peaca, while
more than half of the world Is at war.
JIIS SYMPATHY I\ THE CHl'EI. and a shiftless gait approached the
— "I reckon," he Bald, diffidently,
When the federal troops wer - "you'll let mo have by boy's gun.
sent to quell a riot in an Arkan- We ain't been mixed up in none of
Bas mining district, they found the fighting."
j need to shoot seme rabbits powerful
"How many boys have you?"
i :sked the colonel.
i The old man stroked his beard
j reflectively. "Fourteen—Jim's away,
but he give me his gun."
"Fourteen guns in one family."
The colonel's face wrinkled into a
6mile. "We'll have to keep your
arsenal for a while. My sympathy
Is with the rabbits!"—Wichita Bea-
mighty God for the many blessings
you enjoy. All welcome.
First Church of Christ, Scientist
(Corner Tenth and Market Sts.)
Lesson for Thanksgiving Day,
Golden text: Psalms 116:1!
Responsive reading, Luke
40, 46, 55.
Services held at 11 a. m.
DARKEN GRAY HAIR,
LOOK YOUNG, PRETTY
Thanksgiving Day Service.
A special Thanksgiving day ser-
vice will be held at Emmanuel
Episcopal church, Broadway and
Highland avenue, at 10 o'clock In
the morning. The sermon will be
preached by the rector. The of-
ferings will be devoted to All Saints
hospital, McAlester. Food stuff will
be sent to the deserving poor.
Canned goods and preserves will
be given to the church hospital at
McAlester, and the Shawnee city
hospital. Come and bring your of-
fering, and render thanks to A1
SAGE TEA AXD SULPHUR DARK-
ESS SO SATUKALLY THAT 50-
BODY CAN TELL.
Almost everyone knows that Sage
Tea and Sulphur, properly compound
ed, brings back the natural color and
lustre to the hair when faded, sterak
ed or gray; also ends dandruff, itch-
ing scalp and stops falling hair.
Years ago the only way to get this
mixture was to make It at home,
which is mussy and troubleeme
Nowdays, by asking at any drug
store for "Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur
Compound," you will get a large bot-
tle of this famous old recipe for
about 50 cents.
Don't stay gray! Try It! No one
can possibly tell that you darkened
your hair, as it does it bo naturally
and evenly. You dampen a sponge
or soft brush with It and draw this
through your hair, taking one small
strand at a time; by morning the
gray hair disappears, and after be-
comes beautifuly dark, thick an*
Read the News-Herald dally.
Instantly Clears Air Passages; You
Breaths Freely; Dull Headache
Goes; >asty Catarrhal Discharge
Try "Ely's Cream Balm."
Get a email bottle anyway, Just
to try it—Apply a little In the nos-
trils and instantly your clogged nose
and stopped-up air passages of the
head will open; you will *breathe
freely, dullness and headache disap-
pear. . .B..y morning! the catarrh,
cold-ln-head or catarrhal sore throat
will be gone.
End such misery now! Get the
small bottle of "Ely's Cream Balm"
it any dfug store. This sweet,
fragrant balm dissolves by the heat
of the nostrils; penetrates and heals
the inflamed, swollen membrane
J which lines the nose, head and
throat; clears the air passages;
stops nasty discharges and a feeling
of cleansing, soothing relief comes
Don't lay awake tonight strug-
gling for breath, with head stuffed;
nostrils closed, hawking and blow-
ing. Catarrh or a cold, with Its run-
ning nose, foul mucous dropping
into the throat, and raw dryness is
distressing but truly needless.
Put your faith—just once—in
"Ely's Cream Balm" and your cold
or catarrh will surely disappear.
Loans Loans Loans
J. C. FISHER
some real work to do. There had
been shooting and burning and kill-
ing enough to make up a pretty
fair war report.
The colonel immediately ordered
the miners and all the inhabitants
within the district to disarm.
The second day after the guns
had been gathered In, an old fellow
with a long beard and bushy hair
"Then why do you want your
gun?" asked the colonel.
"We are plumb out of hog meat
and wo want to shoot some rabbits,"
said the old mountaineer.
"What sort of gun did your boy
have?" asked the colonel.
"My boyses," corrected the old
man, "they all had guns; and all
of 'em want to get 'em back. We
? 1 1 1 roiling about
V Cite, luck and
posh. Few men suc-
ceed through them
alone. Merit wins in
the long run.
MEN VHO Vtt<
vw i TIJO SAVE
Sjrring is not rtingine*. It's a dutr yon owe ytmrvtf
V and your future. 1/ eoa won't save now, you will not
^ save afterwards*
TV. *yr W tfca wwrU m « iV hu wW« iU
naf-Mt aad imUok of Um numlt; m his. A
| Wmk Mmtf ia tba Kan ml u WanMt 1 L 1 ■
Make jour start today—here. We will help ywm.
Security state bank}^,
Deposit s Guaranteed
. 4% Paid o SaVit^a Account# >'
By Peter Radford
Lecturer Xauon&l Farmers' Union.
' The church, the press and the school;
form a triple alliance of progress thsi
guidee the destiny of every commuL
ity, state and cation. Without them
civilization would wither and die and
through them life may attain its great
est blessing, power and knowledge
The farmers of this nation are greatly
indebted to this social triumvirate for,
their uplifting influence^ and on behal:,
of the American plowmen I want U
thank those engaged in these high
callings for their able and efficient
service, and I shall offer to th£ press
a series of articles on co-operation
between these important Influences
and the farmers in the hope of in-
creasing the efficiency of all by ma-!
tual understanding and organized ef-
fort. We will take up, first, the rural j
The Farmers Are Great Church Build-
The American farmer is the greatest
church builder the world has ever
known. He is the custodian of the
nation's morality; upon his shoulders
rests the "ark of the covenant" and
he is more responsive to religious in-
fluences than any other class of cit-
The farmers of this nation have
built 120,000 churches at a cost of
$750,000,000, and the annual contribu-
tion of the nation toward all church
institutions approximates $200,000,000
per annum. The farmers of the Uni-
ted States build 22 churches per day.
There are 20,000^)00 rural church com-
municants on the farm, and 54 per
eent of the total membership of all
churches reside In the country.
The farm is the power-house of all
progress and the birthplace of all that
is noble. The Garden of Eden was
in the country and the man who would
get close to God must first get close
The Functions of a Rural Church.
If the rural churches today are go-
ing to render a service which this age
demands, there must be co-operation
between the religious, social and eco-
nomic life of the community.
The church to attain its fullest meas-
ure of success must enrich the lives
of the people in the community it
serves; it must build character; devel-
op thought and increase the efficiency
of human life. It must serve the so-
cial, business and intellectual, as well
as the spiritual and moral side of life.
If religion does not make a man more
capable, more useful and more just,
what good is it? We want a practical
religion, one we can live by and farm
by, as well as die by.
Fewer and Better Churches.
Blessed is that rural community
which has but one place of worship.
While competition is the life of trade.
It is death to the rural church and
moral starvation to the community.
Petty sectarianism is a scourge that
blights the life, and the church preju-
dice saps the vitality, of many com-
munities. An over-churched commun-
ity is a crime against religion, a seri-
ous handicap to society and a useless
tax upon agriculture.
While denominations are essential
and church pride commendable, the
high teaching of universal Christianity
must prevail if the rural church is to
fulfill its mission to agriculture.
We frequently have three or four
churches in a community which is not
able to adequately support one Small
congregations attend services once a
I month and all fail to perform the re-
ligious functions of the community.
The division of religious forces and
the breaking into fragments of moral
efforts is ofttimes little less than a
calamity and defeats the very purpose
they seek to promote.
The evils of too many churches can
be minimized by co-operation. The
social and economic life of a rural
community are respective units and
cannot be successfully divided by de-
nominational lines, and the churches
can only occupy this important field
by co-operation and co-ordination
The efficient country church will
definitely serve its community by lead-
ing in all worthy efforts at community
building. In uniting the people in all
co-operative endeavors for the gen-
eral welfare of the community and In
arousing a real love for country life
and loyalty to the country home and
these results can only be successfully
accomplished by the united effort of
the press, the school, the church and
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DENMARK GIVES AID TO | "THE HOME WORKERS."
At the monthly meeting of "Tho
Copenhagen, Nov. 24. (Correspond- ] Home Workers" of ^ alley View, a
enc of The Asociated Press.)—A j very Interesting and profitable
postoffice official here has carried meeting was held at the residence
out the idea of printing stamps for of Mrs. Hoerline. After the busi-
1, 2 and 3 cents, bearing the picture'ness session the hostess served a
of St. Martin, Belgium's patron saint, dainty two course luncheon.
and for 8 cents, bearing the picture
of the Belgian Royafr Family, which
are to be sold for the benefit of
Belgian refugees. The press sub-
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Reach the World
By the Bell System
IN these days of enlightenment, each progressive com-
munity welcomes every means of communication with its
The moat, the drawbridge and the outer wall of history
have been swept away and replaced by highways and rail-
roads extending In every direction.
The Bell Telephone system is the greatest neighbor-
maker. It not only promotes social and business inter-
course in each community, but extends that activity far be-
yond Its borders.
City boundaries and state lines are no barriers to inter-
communication in the Bell system, which Includes more than
7,500,000 telephones, each one a Long Distance station, and
over 12,000.000 miles of telephone highways reaching over
Every Bell Telephone is
a Long Distance Station
Pioneer Tel. and Tel. Co.
Business and Professional Directory
Wholesale and Retail
E. C. Stanard J. M. Wahl 0. H. Ennii
STANARD, WAHL & ENNIS
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
Rooms 1 to 6. Over Conservative Loan Company.
J. D, Ljdick D. 0. Ergerman
LYDICK & EGGERMAN
Hear National Bank of Cea-
222 East Main St Phone US-
OKLAHOMA PIANO CO.
115 North Broadway.
SHAWNEE OIL MILL
Manufacturers nigh-firade Cotton
Realty and Investmvut O,
Seed Products. Mills at Shaw-
nets Ada and Calvin, Okla.
LOANS AND INSURANCE
Day Those 10&.
Night Phones 1S and*70.
MOORE BROS. FUBNITCM CO.
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