Winnsboro Weekly News (Winnsboro, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 6, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 12, 1925 Page: 3 of 12
WINWBBORQ WBEKLY NEWS THURSDAY NOV I2, , 25.
Mullinax and Weatherby:
4th REAL SALE
This Sale stalls Nov. 12th, and continues through the 28th. To our
Customers and Friends both in and out of town, we realize that each
of you have been thrown to a heavy loss for the last three weeks, on ac-
count of rain. We are willing to share this loss with you and we are mark-
ing our goods in this sale to take a percentage of your loss.
There will be a big percentage marked off of every article in our
house and no part of our stock will be exempted from this sale. We have
a $10,000 stock for you to make your selections from, so come early and
get your choice of this stock of merchandise.
We hope to move one half of th is stock of goods in the shrt time
of two weeks, so you can see and realize that the price must be right and
lower than you will find for this grade of merchandise found anywhere in
Listed Below are some ot fhe Bargains
14th Off On All Suits
Suits that are regularly priced from $20.00 to $40.00 will go in this
sale at a reduction of $5.00 to $10.00. Never !>efore have you bought suits
at such bargain prices, especially at this time of the year when the
styles are the very best. Thse suits are Blue Serge, Worsteds, Unfin-
ished Worsteds and Cassemers.. Come and buy them.
$15.00 to $30.00
Criterion Shirts are the best in the long run.
No fade or shrink. 25 per cent off on all these
shirts and a few specials that we will make
lomluv* in ante. Cullie In ftllll *S,i you*- wim
ter's supply of good shirts while you can get
them cheap. You will never regret having bought
WOOL SHIRTS ALL COLORS AND PATTERNS
Regular prices $1.50 to $4.95. In this sale at
from 95c to $4.25. Buy a supply.
SHOES BOTH DRESS & WORK
Men's Dress Shoes will go in this
Sale at prices we cannot afford to
restock them at. Men's Dress Shoes
in Craddock Terry, Regular price
$4.15 to $7.50. Sale price $3.m to
Regular prices on work shoes $2.9 '
to $5.50. Sale price $2.45 to $•! <•>•
Work and Dress Boots. R^11^11
$6.95 to $10.00. Sale price *°-9& 10
Hats and (Caps
40 PER CENT OFF ON ALL
HATS and CAPS
Regular price is from $2.50
to $5.95. The prices during th s
sale are $1.50 to ^4.75. Price.--
are cut to below cost on some
of these articles.
Bid REDUCTION ON CAPS
Regular prices $>1.95 to $3.50.
Sale prices $1.25 to $2.75. Boys
caps at cheaper prices in all
shades and designs.
Regular prices $1-50 to $3.i>0
Sale prices $1.25 to $1.
Also Hanes Underwear on sale
at a big reduction.
BOYS SUITS SIZES 10 te 18
Regular prices $10.95 to $15.95
Sale price $7.95 to $13.95
Some few suits have extra pants
ODD PANTS ALL PATTERNS
Regular price $4.45 to $8.95
Sale price $3.75 to $6.45
OVERALLS & WORK SHIRTS
Regular price $1.75 to $1.95
Sale Price $1.45 to $1.70
Regular price P.""c $1.7"
Sale Price 75c to $1.50
Moth Blue and Khaki
DOORS OPEN AT 9 O'CLOCK THURSDAY
~~Sale starts Nov. 12th and Runs Through Nov. 28th
lax & Weatherby
BOUND TO RAILS,
AS TRAINS PASS
Boy Victim of Bandit$ Do-
scribes Hit Situation*
While Lying Holplota.
Mexico City.—Few youth* of four-
teen have gone through such a nerve-
wrecking experience a* Caaar Caatro,
student h< re, and lived to tell the tale.
Ill* em-ape from death, tied between
railroad ralla while a train pnsovd over
hlin, has all the earmark! of a Dim
thriller, the only difference being It
Young Caatro, on hla way to acliool
one morning, waa waylaid hy robber*
who whisked him off In an automobile
chloroforming htm at the same time.
They relieved him of a gold watch, and
when he regained cona louanesa aev-
erul hours later he found hluiaelf
bound, gagged and helpleaaly tied on
•.he railroad tracke leading Into Mexico
vlty. lie struggled In vain.
The boy'a atory Indicates what muat
liave been hla feelings when the flrat
of the aeveral trains that were to run
over him came along about 11 o'clock
"I Considered I Wat Dead."
In the morning. It was a freight train
Caatro says: "1 considered I was dead
us I heard the terrible noise of the
approaching train. You have no Idea
what It is like to 'feel' the approach of
what you think Is certain dtnlh."
(astro added lie cloned fits eye s,
prayed to God, and Instinctively "made
himself as small as possible," t'>v n lost
lie regained It some time later. The
train had gone over litin without s<>
much ss (curing the clothes on hiu
slender body. In the afternoon two
more trains came along. Caslro ex
plained later that "although I was
afraid, ihe morning experience made
matters much easier for me. for I
realized ilinl If I made m.vaelf nt small
ss I could Ihe other trains would go
>.v without touching me." Kitch time
Ihe trains approached Ihe hoy lost
consciousness. but lie came to In lime
to prepare fur the next train.
Me was found ni <1 o'clock In Ihe eve
nine unite by i-hanre find he was iiiimh
and iinitt:!<• to move.
Ethical Bandits Beat
Pal Who Fires on Victim
New York.—For violating the ethics
rode of holdup men. lis alleged, by un
neressarily shooting at an unresisting
victim and thus risking a possible
charge of murder, William llenu, twen-
ty-one, bears the marks of a severe
heating administered hy Ids two ai
legeci confederates, who escaped.
Samuel Hurger, taxi driver, was
hailed by three men who, after drhing
to aeveral places, wiis ordered to halt
Ttentz, he says, alighted and held a gun
against his brenst while the others
searched him. taking $1".
"As 1 drove off." said Burger, "two
ahots were tired at me. the bullets
whistling past my head. Looking hack,
I stiw ihe other men pounce on the
gunman, knock the gun from his hand
and proceed to kick and bent him. He
put up a fight, and 1 stepped on the
gas and ran around the corner for a
Pittsburgh, I'll—Three men were
drowa«l In the Monongaheln river, one
a suicide and Ihe others his would-be
rescuers. Kdwnrd and l.nngston Mlt*
chell. negroes, lift death when they
attempted to save Joseph H. Waters,
an attorney, white, who hnd Jumped
from a bridge within sight of acores
of pedestrians. Joseph Huffy, who
n.-nt to the aid of the brothers, waa
r.netted by onlookers.
Bolt Toys With Man
nt Fulla. Mont.—When William
•hirtv elr't. ii truck driver, was
•!. ' v lightning In the oil fields
the holt performed aoine
'ir i' e ' • natch chain, welded
•o ' er dollars In hla pocket,
• roller legs and ahoea
■ • io* i 'ils fiHlr.
o—"••ons f«,r two now*,
o or ptiyalclana a ay.
Love, Only Real
By VARICH SHALMAR
(ID. 191ft, WrtUrn Ntwipapir Union.)
TT WAS Ken liurland who Brat aug-
gested to Itlta Collins that aha en-
ter the beauty contest. She demurred
until i'eter Jonea added hla erpphatle
Indorsement of the Ideu, all the more
emphatic for the lenden sinking of hla
heart when Ken proposed It.
From the flrat I'eter w'ua aure she
weuld win the contest und the con-
tract for ii huudred dollars a week for
twelve weeka which the "movie" com-
pany back of the contest was offer-
ing aa a prime. And her winning
would be I'eter'a loss I What change
would u mere lunch-counter keeper
have with a movie stur?
Rita was adjudged local winner.
She won the national, the flrat prlae.
Rita looked like oa« to whom Hut
gates of I'uradtae had been opened
when she hid her little crowd of
frlenda good by at the train that waa
to tuke her to California.
"Don't forget the old stand, kiddle,"
Peter said, wistfully.
"I never could forget you, I'eter,"
ahe said earnestly; "nor how you
staked me to the eata for three weeka
that time I was pried loose from a
Job, I'm telling you. I'eter, your line
of talk may be plated, but your heart,
hoy, Is tdghteen carat real gold."
Ken had little to say to Peter when
he ate Ids tasty, If roughly aerved
lunches hunched over Peter'a acrubbed
lunch counter. One day he> told Peter
that he had arranged to be tranaferred
to l.os Angeles, und waa leaving at
"Yell? Well, good luck," grunted
Ken's letter a few weeka later
brought a scowl to I'eter'a face.
"Say, I'etesy, you remember Rita?"
Ken had written, "Oueaa a pretty fa«-e
lan't all there Is to it. She's a flivver.
Old Itablnowlu won't renew her con-
tract, and I saw her collecting dlahes
In a cafeteria the other day, though 1
suppose she'd die If she thought any-
body from back home had piped her
off. Some come-down for a queen
bee of Hollywood, eh, what?"
Peter finished the letter with s
aeow I on his fac«, took Ids hat down
from the rack and walked out.
"He,v.> My ra." lie phoned an hour
later to his waitress and assistant.
"I'm goln' Uovmi in Los Angeles for a
little trip. Keep tiling* a-goln' as per
usual till I go' loo k ; get me?"
Illla was out when he railed at her
hoarding hnu«r address a few minute*
after Ids arrival i ml lie left Ills name
und a mile. ''ailing again the next
day, the landlady toll) Mm Itltn had
aald for him to come out m the World-
Wide studios at noon.
"Oh, I'eter. Put so glad!" she cried,
giving him t• •'tIt hands when he had
finajlv lo' ii'ed.bei In the l.i wltn< ring
bedlam of i,„, ...
. , 1 '"• i«i. She was emerg-
ing from i or . . . , ^ *
actors were eating their lunch. She
wore a waitress' apron and no make-
"Kiddie, I know you're as game aa
they make 'em." he said. "Ah. you
don't have to bluff with me, Hit* Ken
wrote me all about voni vour flop.**
"Ken Ifarlund'" llltii snorted. "Say,
I turned that fresh egg down so hard
that lie acramhled' Flopped? I
HWe " •
I'eter handed her Ken's lei n r. After
Itlta read it twice she handed It hack
to Peter. He tore It up
Something seemed to choke Itlta '*
voice, "I'ear old Peter." she managed
to any. "When you heard I was s
"Kiddle, I gave three cheers," lie In
lerruptcd, because then I could tetl
you I loved you. wanted In marry you.
und ever> I bin". If you'd made good,
I'd slaved dumb fur life."
Itlta hesitated only one think.
Which 'uuseri Peter to ejaculate-
"Honey, let's go somewhere; let's hire
s taxi— where we can—"
And they did!
"What's I his, Itlta?" asked Peter,
at* a long, folded paper fell out of his
wife's open suitcase on the home-
bound train two days later.
"I didn't mean for you to * e old
llablnowlta's new contract," Rita an-
swered. "It was your only rival.
Peleay, I'm going to keep that now aa
"New contract? Rublnowlt*?" Peter
read the paper. "Two hundred dollars
a week fnr one year!" he sum-
married. Hut—but Ken wrote and
you told me—"
"I didn't tell you anything, darling."
giggled Rita, snuggling closer. "You
seemed to know It all already And
when you proposed, I—"
"Aw, It'a some Joke," cut In Pater,
returnlug the snuggle. "I saw yon
that day at the studio—the cafeteria—
your waitress" apron—no makeup—"
"Old stuff Practicing tn.v part In
the next picture, goose; getting nt-
moaphere." she laughed. Peter started
to druw away. "Walt, I'eter." aha
cried. "I haven't been happy one mln-
Uk- lit the Alms. I Just wasn't cut out
to !>e happy that way. Honeat I didn't
helping. I'm afraid, Peter, I'd rather
he the star In jour—'
"Home, heart and dairy lunch," com-
pleted Peter. "Aw. honey, will you
stick to me?"
Whereupon Rita gave him an excel-
lent demons'rai ion.
"Peter, dear," she murmured. "Lova,
that's the only real first prixe. Be
hl a. that director always wanted ma
to play waitress." Q
Pineapple Stock Food
Crushed and dried pineapple peel ta
being teated aa a stock feed In Ha-
waii,—Science Service. j
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Weir, Homer R. Winnsboro Weekly News (Winnsboro, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 6, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 12, 1925, newspaper, November 12, 1925; Winnsboro, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth268400/m1/3/: accessed April 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mineola Memorial Library.