The Snyder Signal. (Snyder, Tex.), Vol. TWENTY-EIGHTH YEAR, No. FOURTEEN, Ed. 1 Friday, September 18, 1914 Page: 1 of 8
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Y -jtWKNTY-KIOHTH YEAR
gNVItKR HOWRY COUNTY ItlAI FRIDAY HEITEMHKR Id ISM
ri NEXT WEEK
J. M. MeCaulejr manager of the
Nolan County Pair of Roecoe waa
bars on Friday of laat weeki ac-
companied by I. Lawler of Roacoa
and E. 1. Worthy chief Clerk of the
R. 8. A P. Theie gentlemen were
dnrtlilnf tha Nolan County Pair
. which will be held In Roicoe Sept.
II to IS. They are enthuilaitlc
about the outlook of tha fair for
thla year and aay they eipect the
beat fair next week the Auoclatlon
baa yet had out of four eventa.
Mr. MrCaulej say a good program
will be had each day a good large
Carnlral Company hae been aerured
and more than thirty rare horses
are expected to enter.
The Agricultural and Horticultur-
al exhihlta are aure to he fine and
Uat year the association had a
aplandld fair and much credit li due
tha people of Koiroe for to aurress-
Itully amlntalnlng thla aaslrlstlon
during tha pait hard yeara.
Arrangement! hare been made for
apeclal rates on tha R. 8. t P. and
on Sept. 14th a apeclal train will be
run from Snyder to Koiroe making
the round trip for 11.00. Thla spe-
elal will leave Snyder about 7
o'clock a. m and return to Snyder
about 1:10 p. in. thus giving the
greater part of a day In Rosroe. Ttite
day (Sept. 84.) Is old soldiers' and
old aettlerl' day and It one of the
blrgeit days of the Pair.
Scurry county people have been ur.
gently Invited by the Pair Assorla-
tlrn to enter ethlblti. Three exhibit!
can be left at Bresson Mltrhell'a
office and they will be properly en-
tered and aeen after at no coat to
the person entering.
Maine and Millet.
I). O. Daniels is busy itorlng hi
grain crop this week. He hss rerent-
y threshed 3300 bushels of raslse
about 40 bushels per acre and the
mlll.f threshed out thirty bushels to
tha acre giving him 1100 bushels of
I liliarlMl RaJnwaUT Bettor
I Mra. Jim Kstner and Mrs. Dsle
Warren loft a few days ago for East
Tennessee to be with Charlie Rain-
water wra waa reported rapidly fall-
ing and qW expected to live Mr. Ket-
ner received a telegram Thursday
morning from bis wife saying that
they had arrived safely and found
Hlung Hy IVntlpeile
Ed Olen. of the Olun lirolhers meat
market narrowly asraped being se-
verely stung by a centlped early this
week. He fell something crawling
between his shirts snd In trying to
locate what it waa ex. Ited the thing
which proceeded to sting him twice.
Kd. came out of his shirt like a streak
of lightning and found a full grown
centlped . A physlilsn aiten.led the
wound Immediately and no senou.
results are apt to follow.
CIVIC I'RH'K AND HAt'HKD IMTV
b I IVI1 I'ltll'C. rt.ii' "
The Rlgnsl Is in rec
The Rlsnsl Is lb receipt this week
of an unsigned communication .In
which tha writer pays the people of
Snyder a splendid compliment aa be-
ing tha cleanest pvople and keeping
tha cleanest fit thst be hss seen
In extensive travels over the stste
nri ears thai'' Snyder hsa the best
City Marsha' of any town ha has
g W -a that flnyder haa the
...li. neslected cemetery he haa
and arses the people to aet a
da .very 0t bM '"J
rlLr off tl" ""' " ""'
.ra.ee and ." """ iTM
Mpect for th
' .hed becaa- h. writer f.t to
sign It- .
or roo nd T A RIfhra-
t of Dunn who haa bn attending
. commerrtal " 10 rrt Worh
yfept ft B4MII1fl iy in
l 01 rievnnna.
MliKTINfJ t)K NORTH COW).
IIAIK) IIAITIHT AHeHM'IATIOJf
Tha North Colorado Baptlit Asso-
clatlon met Thureday In annual
session at Dermott and cloaed Bon-
day. Rev. J. H. Rllla la Moderator T.
P. Tapp Clerk and J. R. Corley
Tha annual sermon was presetted
by Rev. B. W. Paulkner. There ware
eleven churrhes represented by mee-
sengera and three sent letters. The
eplrltual and financial condition
throughout the nounda of the Asso
ciation are reported good.
Tha Association Missionary waa
paid up In full and the treaaury had
money left. Itev. K. W. Paulkner was
reemployed as Missionary.
The next meeting of the Associa-
tion will be with the churrh at lone
Wolf. In 1S16.
The attendance at the tensions was
flrother Rills preacned on Batur-
ilsy night and Hro. L. S. Knight
WOltKINO THK llt'SN IUMI.
Rlnce hearing esrly this week thst
the road from Snyder to Dunn waa
in bad condition the fllgnal learns
thst the grading machlnea were put
to work there Monday. Commissioner
Mrown itsrted his road builders on
his end of the road and Commission-
er Rtlnson stsrted his men and ma-
binary to working on that part of
the road within hla district. They
will build road rapidly and In a few
days we will hsve a Jam up road all
(ha way from Dunn to flnyder.
Court Party Returned.
W. D Sims K. A. Morrow Irs
Sturdlvnnt and wife Mrs. O. I.. Mor
row and others spent laat week at
Pntnt. Itock as witnesses in the case
of Itlchard FBUlk rhnrged with kill
ing llud Antrey In the spring of IMS.
Ti.oy report Ihe Jury verllrt sgrlnst
the defendant of three yesrs to the
penltc-ntlsry with sentence suspend
ed. Illgglns Hamilton of flnyder.
represented the defendant.
The psrty snys this country has
hotter crops then any they saw down
in the Paint Hoik snd Halllnger
Snyder people are getting In the
lllsckard llrothers were the flrsl
to comescross s few days ago snd J.
W Tenipletun was a close second.
The First Slate Hunk snd Trust Com-
pany placed theirs In view wllh the
HiKll "Wo hoiixht this bale St 10
rente. Have you?"
Mr. sod Mrs J. V. White of Ihe
Msiwcll hotel each bought s hale
paying ten rente a pound In ensh for
Others have said tliey ere In the
push ami will liny a hale at In rents
anil hold it till the market comes to
.ltnirnii f'lnh Mtln..
On thf flTtioon of WfilriWHlay
St.plfmhor 1. Mn. J. T. Whit more
irtrHvPil the mcmlM-ra of the Altru-
1 Roll rail wu anwerl with r-
I porta of va-'atlon.
Mra. B. K. flrlmeii dlrerleil th
jkwuin from ""l-ove'a laltnr I-oit."
Mn. K. R. Harnea led a rotiml ta-
Jhle "In What IhM the VAnb Work
I HenelH Women."
j Mr. Whltmore reviewed the PM-
I It wai dertded that the Hub would
entertain their frienda with a book
jihnwer at the home of Mra. C. I.. Ki-
ll. Prldar evenlna Sept. 15. Thertt
1 will be a mualral pmaram. Everybody
j After adjournment th hoateaa
served a dellrtoua Ire roune.
n N nirhardunn waa here Mon-
daj from Dunn. He taya the road
if mm Dunn to Bnyder la bad In anm
IloUcea while the mad from Dunn to
rvtarado la aood. Ho wondera why
tha Smrry county people and capae-
lally flnydar haa tuffered aurh rondl-
tttor.a to be and while It mar not ba a
Ipleaaant ehlni to talk aboqt. tha fart
jremalaa that lota of eottoa that
j ought to coma to Snydor will fo to
Judge Thorn aa Dlitrlct At tor nay
Stinann of Anion and Court Report-
er Jamea A. Hankeraon of Ilaakatl
camo In Monday morn Inn to hold tha
Rept ember term of the Scurry County
They found the cltltanahlp very
much an i rotted In crop gathering
and practically none but thoae who
had been aummoned were here to aee
the Judicial mill atari and aome of
them came with auppoaedly good and
valid reasona why they ahould be ei-
ruaed. The docket la very light Scurry
county people are good to pay their
ilfllfta when they can and creditor are
fllspoaed to he lenient no that there
are not many rfvll aulta. Then again
thla rounlry la famed for conjugal
hnpplnean or at leant forgearance and
(he divorce mill haa about aa murh
to do aa a New Kngland cotton mill
will have In a few montha unleaa the
prlre of cotton goea up.
Aa for criminality there la an little
doing here In that line that we al-
waya have Jail room to let for pr li
on era from other count let.
Owing; to the preaa of farm work
the court la being aakd to paa the
Jury raaee and he will probably do
The Orand Jury waa nrganlied
Monday morning. The court rharged
them along general II nee without go-
ing Into apectflc Inatructlona and they
Immediately iet to work.
Thla body of Inqulaltora la com-
poiied of the following well-known
Warren Rcrlvner P. M. Rrown-
flrld I). Nation Dave Jonea E. E.
fluerln J. .M. lti'nwin. T. I. Itynum
J. H. Day Andy Trevey fl. C. Mc-
cormick Harry Harlln John Koont-
man. D. Nation WHa named aa fore-
man. D. ('. Pentley door halllff
T. E. Irvine riding bailiff
The following civil aulta hitfe baen
panned upon with court action a In-
Oa Rmfh v. Catnleq Plre Innnr-
ance Cmpany dlnmlaaed at coat of
pluint I IT.
Og. Smith va. Ht. Paul P and M
Inmirance Co. dlamUcd at rout of
I. N. (HUon va. A. W. Roberta and
.1. I. Parker milt on note and fore-
cloture mntlnued for tervice.
H. 1. Wellborn va. II. M. Rlackard.
et. al. auit on note continued to per-
fect aervlce. m
J. M. Ryan va. J. R. Welch et al
trannpHtfl to try title. Plaintiff de-
mand Jury. Het for terond week.
OHee Maul va Meddle Maul di
vorce. eont limed fur service.
W. T Rawlelgh Med. To. va. fJeo.
Harnhnrt et al. debt Continued to
pe.rtct wrvli e.
i Colorado Nallonal Hank va. A. C.
iPalrley et al note anil forerlmiire
'rnntlnned for terv.re.
j It. E. Owen vt. W. E Owena' di-
voriiv ConllniD'it to p-rfert aervlce.
Stale va. J C Me.Millnn. defniiltlnp
itnea continued for tervice.
Mra. Alpha Newman va J. M. New.
man. divorce mute net for Hept. 3H
K. J. (Irayiim. trutteit va. Hendlev
'Varner WiMiJiniK trettpata to try ti-
1 W. T RftwtelKh Med Co. v. H. C
llerin et al.. tint on note continued.
W A. Klncanon vt. Katie H. Sev-
ern et nl TretHiiiat to try title Com-
W. W. Smith vt. W. 1. Croat et
al . trettpaita to try title et for
E. P. Simpton and Fred W Simp-
ton va. D. W Ja-k-'tn. Injunction.
tet tied by agreement.
Pullllove Monroe va J. E Min
jyard. et al. treanpaaa to try title ron-
jtlnued b agreement.
j The Grand Jury after remaining
tin aeaalon three dayi. adjourned
jWedneeday evening. They turned In
five billt three for felony and two
for mladeameanora. They did not
make a written report.
Judge Thomaa atated Thurtday
that ha wouid wind up the bull net
jof the term thla week and requested
I the Signal to announce that all per-
aona mmmoned for Jury doty for tha
week beglaatng Sept. Hat. are ai-
The Houatoo Poet teeka extenalon
of the movement Into all parte of
the country and haa written to Sec-
retary Anderaon of the Snyder Toung
Men'a Out) neat League aa folio wi:
Houaton Teiaa September 7.
Mr. E. J. Anderaon
My dear fir: May I urge that you
take up the "Buy a Hale of Cotton"
movement? 1 am quite certain that
ypur cltliena will on receiving the
auggettlon rally to the plan enthual-
HKflcally. The aueceaa of the plan meant the
p u rebate of all Texaa cotton from
far mem who are forced to eell. If we
nrrompllnh that the Texna Ranker
and nierrhanta will be able to finance
the reat and a market will toon be
eetahliahed. TexaB cannot afford to
let (hit year'a cotton crop be told
for tlx and seven centt. The atate
would not recover from the evil effect
of doing an for aeveral yeara.
The Houaton Pott la thoroughly
dlalntereated In thla beyond a patriot-
ic desire to Inspire the wldeat poaal-
bte lntereat. The performance of this
duty requlrea the aaalstanr of all
Please accept my exprsslon of ap-
preciation or the value of your co-
operation In giving the widest potal-
ble publicity to thla plan
f beg to reman
Most alncerely yours
THE HOI'STON POST
R. M. Johnston
Mayor J. '. Noble C. L. Kiel and
Joe Stlnton took a spin one day thla
week out east of Snyder and down
toward Dunn. Mr. Noble aaya there
It nothing out that way on which to
feed a spirit of pessimism and he
wants people to quit talking hard
timea. Thia rounlry never before aaw
such magnificent crops If people will
k ahead Mather their crops tell
enough feed to tide (hem over and
keep their cotton till Hie spinners
and a peculator a decide to pity well
for It. d will atop dHciiatlng ca-
jianifty Weat Texle will be prosper-
'oiik and happy aaya Mr. NobJe.
Voiiiik Wife Panwe Amy
Mrs. Ethel Merry wife of J. A.
Herry. of Fort Worth and ilmiirhter
of Mr. and Mrs. J I). Sear of Arab
dl' d Wednesday night at the home of
her paretils after a lingering illness
Her husband is a locomotive Ionian
In Fort Worth The Imlv :. well
known here and had many friends
among our people.
The Signal Joint In expr.sinna of
mv tn int ti y for the Borrowing rela-
tlwa. The remains were burled at 4
'. I.H-tc Thursday in the Snvder renie.
tcrv Funeral nerviest were i-ondii' t
cd .it the grave
HultmlMV l Ccitn-I'p Hiiy
My proclamation of Mnvor Nolile
next Sattinlay. Sept. l!Mh . la set
apart in Snyder as Hcmi-up day.
Thla will he an appropriate time
to cut the weds and clean up the
tranh on your premises and to get
rid of same.
The Signal hopes that the day will
he appropriately ami universally ob-
B.Twd by the people if Siiv1t.
Tin Hand Concert.
The band boys gavn the Snyder
people an enjoyable cntrrlalnment
on tlie rourt house lawn last Fri-
day night in the way of a band ron-
rrt Mini of the bova are sensoned
niitsidans and their plavlng la of a
A great crowd of people -ame out
to hear the mualc and they enjoyed
cu ed from attendance and need noi
All criminal raea have been con-
tinued for the term. One suit for
tresspata to try title waa on hear-
Thla la aald tn be the thorteet
rourt term and thorteat aeaaton of
the grand Jury had here In many
I.YCKI'M COl ltSK HAH KEEN
NECI'RED FOR HNVDEH.
The Signal letrnB that Ihe Snyder
Opera Houae Company haa booked
an exceptionally fine courae of lec-
turea and other lyceum entertain-
menta for thla tea ton and the man-
agement of the Opera House are
elated over the fart they have aerured
anrh fine Mat of attractions for the
Relnw we put) 1 1 ah a Hat of the
courae the first number of whlrh will
be presented on Wednesday Sept.
White Star Concert Company
Setrhl Ikemote Lecturer
Melateralngers Male Quartette
Sorority Singing Club
Ray Newton Mystic Entertainer.
Mr. Clarence Mley visited - in
Sweetwater two daya laat week.
Jewel Wyche visited Sweetwater
the first part of last week.
Mr. Neico moved Into the E. A.
Ilanklna residence near the school
building latt week.
The prnt racted meet Ing at t he
Christian churrh closed Wednesday
night of last week.
J. 1. Hiirrough of the Browning
settlement waa the first to bring In
n bale of cotton this year. He ar-
rived with It early Thurtday morn-
ing and Mr. A. A. Freeman from
wett of town. drove In wllh one that
evening and as the gin waa not in
readiness they ware not ginned until
Mra Jonea of Hamlin mother of
Mrs. W. J. Reaver came in Thurs
day of last week for a few days
visit with "her daughter and family
Rev. f W Walk Inn returned to
hit home at Juurdanlon. Texas.
Thursday. He intended hodini a ten
days meeting at (inll In-fore he re-
turned but wio culled Imck from
here on account of some Imsltiess af-
fairs. Kller Wntkitis Is an old time
West Texas mini having once lived
on the plains and it is a treat for
hi in to upend a few days among his
niHliv friends and brethren
Mr. II M Scrral of lometa has
again loeah'd with us and wilt mov
hla family here In the near future
Min Bertha Hunter left ThnrHd.iv
for Snvil.T where ahe haa a poult ion
In Hie milliner? department of 'A
1 1 I IihIhoii.
Itev A J Lea. it r.-lnni' 4tta
dav from Alnleiie prny liadlv crip
li led up. Ini'i an iiiikl.- sprained and
several minor limlHeN. he reeeh-jd In
a runaway hv the ir;im lie wn driv-
ing near Alniene earM' Siuiilay norn-
ing. We are uliul io km" tli.it he
was not serioii-ly Hurt and wil; ilon
lc alile to tin al t ins dnnex again
in starred ..i.l;i-.' and
run out fi
liales of the
Mr V l I.oiib is li.n'tii: 'lie lum-
ber hauled out to lh' old Ku-li and
Tiller rain h that In- juhI recent v
iur ha-etl. wiiere he im luntnt: a fine
reHtdence erer !ei for tlllllHelf itlld
fa mi) v
W.illace Line-. Henry Tate and .1
A. SUvely Jr . left Moiitlav for W.tx-
iihailiie where they will aiiaui eniT
Trinity I nlverslty.
W W Weeius was reported very
sick a MMiple of diivs last week lint
y hut tit ri porl him able to he about
Mis.es Marv snd Meitlah Weenia
left Sunday for Alniene. where the-v
will enler school fnr a few week.
Mr W S Jamea of Roscoe Aa-
lttant (general Manager of the R S
P It) . tpnt a couple of hours In
our town Thursday of laat week.
There will lie a recital at the
Methodiat church given by Mist
Winnie Ftaher'l Music Claai In which
The Commiaaloner'a Court of Scar-
ry County met Monday of thla week.
Preaent: County Judge C. R. Buch-
anan Sheriff J. R. Bo lea. County
Clerk W. T. Skinner Commlaalonera
Oeo. W. Brown. J. I. Letrher T. C.
Stinann and J. E. Thomaa.
TJie county Judge waa authorised
to purr hate a car of coal from Strawn
Mining Company at $1 76 per ton
f. o. b. Strawn.
Resignation of E. L. Sewalt aa
public weigher at Fluvanna waa ac-
cepted and J. S Collier appointed to
the position under a $.rno bond.
Ordered payment to Austin Broa.
of ISo.OO at payment on the bridge
recently rnmplefrd acroaa Rough
County Treasurer waa ordered to
transfer on from Road and
llrldge fund to man fund.
Order payment to J. A. Stareley
of 2Sft.()0 out of the road and bridge
fund for a change In the Fluvanna
and Gall road.
J. I. Chorn of Route i la doing
Jury service thia week.
W. P. Crockett went to Post City
Thursday to work at a Job of house
building. They have (wo new resi-
dences now under contract and aeven
more In prospect.
An Evening With Mr. Clark
Mra. F V. Clark entertained her
neighbors on Tuesday evening "Sept.
IK wllh "42" honoring Mrs. Ouy
Paxton. After several game of the
national pastime a delirious Icq
course was served.
T 1 Hyntim called around last
j Wednesday and had the Signal dale
(Of J ii Ciltnore of Maypearl Texas
moved forward a full notch and adds
the I Mas News to his supply of
rea ding mat t er Th is mu kt t h ren
Signal Mr Hynum is paying for and
of course we appreciate what he la
doing lor us.
MNh Mantle Nevela of l.'il.hnik in
vIhIIiiik frknittt in Snyiler thia week.
Mr .1 A Suits of .layton after a
ivlnit of two weeks with her daughter.
' M rs. .1 1 1 Norrls left Wednesday
eviMlinu " i m t al llrowtiwood
Joe Wolfe left Weflnefolay on it
j HI' mean trip to Wn liMa KatiMah.
The war ti tin been ended in
thai rnltil Sialcp and is drawing to-
ward It cloe in fonMun lii tuts the
ra.iVHlttona ttan ncli which Ktinnnj
IB 1 'W aalng aje Ixit the deatll
ttlio.s tif mlliiafiam. W'e are ..nt.-i-Irk
uinjh a new tn tn which free-'(
dem 1H be gives vew lntrpru-
(Iimik and bravery forma o "
jtHMiK and bravery J rorma or
j eiiiP'!tinn The d I e of (lie I!
light "f kniui'. V heen dlncarti-
ed jio peijx-e ' V divine riyht
it-an doee nut I vl huh eie
'ui.i'i-W. J Bryat
-' y .
-he )teee.lH If I ttO fffc to the
church The exiirt Alt tHM II Will
he uiveii has not yet been announce
Inn Mill be Home I tine 111 the Utter
liiirt of thm month 1i MahT ft
Hpariug no nine in prepnri'f '
loccuxion and we feel m- : e will
ihe suceewtill in her -il :rtftk!inr; '
She has a good miihn 4)-f id haa
'them well trained hav i )' ftn-
Klied her third term at legrher here
Prof. ( I. Howelt and tn i ilv re
turned Saturday from AuhT: where
Mr. Howell attended thy P Nor
ma I and he also waa a? i tnj
place in the Slate KtiW "-i''-in
which place he eerx d ai.
They will move thia ek to )
letgh. where he waa ted pr'
of the high arhofll ilti
Preparations! are liV
erect a cotton Warelmvi
a thousand bait "vtr
It la thought the
...a- -I ss.i.
ed " thla
the low price
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