The Snyder Signal. (Snyder, Tex.), Vol. THIRTY-FIRST YEAR, No. THIRTY-SIX, Ed. 1 Friday, February 15, 1918 Page: 1 of 8
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SMVDItn WTORRV COUNTY. TKX AH FRIDAY r'KimUAHY 15 ivin
Take Uark Your Hurt I Ordered l"sseBSetll ". T H I thou not
Iltec roriak. bin tho' h. may b. reduced
(Words by Mro C. L. rte.th. Tune ' n """""I' rl'" rri-
f to Old Black Joe.) i Reaponae. With this solid guid
I rln I take thee to bo mr own
Hnriirr rii witness iijnuo-
llon MerrlogY. Kront A Fnrre
Tho Womanloss Wedding present-
ad bme laat Friday atght at tho Ca-ton-Dndaon
building under the ano-
iees o( tho Snyder Itebokah Lodgt
proved to bo all thl had been claim-
ed (or It br III promoter..
The building wan filled to capac-
ity. Tho ladloa HI charge bad er-
. ranged a nice program of flag drill
which waa beautifully executed by
a large el ana of lrl. There were
iM-ilalJoni reading. nd Imperaona-
Xonl and a piano rendition by Mia
Hon. Frltl B. Smith wa. Master
of Cerfmonlee. fcres. Carllate and
Philip'' Pryor am chief usher for
1 The prospective bride ond groom
were In tho hands of m.-;
Alio mnute for tho aolemn appear
ance. Beaui nau wh . .
lf member of tho family Including par
n:t grand parent. brother ana
sister and theao expressed eflmtion-
ato concern In the nuptial event.
" Thff attendajile .approarhod by op-
poaltealalea. The brlde'a ma.d. wer.
arilntlullr attired for the occasion
la the ory neweat paraeo consumes
gnd tbelr fraonfal .bearing cballeng
Td the admiration of tho entire ex
nlmllnr audience. Th. coming of the
contracting parties waa heraldad by
and annrnnrlat. wadding Bong ren
dered by J... Cnambtes. to tie itene
4 of "OatJBlack Joe." Mr. Cbamble..
ore a eiimrlng and loud gown or
red Bataen and e and hood eev-
erlng at .xqulslto cluny lace and
.ahM einib. The nntoo aceetnpxroy-
snt waa rendered :by Cecil Tyaon
In np-to-daie feminine coatnnw with
cheeka aglow and ear pendants
sparkling Je tho eMiilgent electric
To the tnceoured two of Mandela-
aohn'a or eomo other orually famoui
eomposer the groom Bob Strarhom
la conventional black cutaway and
landing f Jet I Inchon In hla pampB
?pprokchad tram tho anst attended;
y Dr. Letcher ill feet three while
at the wart the bride led. B. !
Matthew. :tet it. eiqtalarlejy
oaetumed with flowing yell and
carrying a basnet of American Scan-
ty man and rorget-Me-Mot. leaned
gracefully an the ahooldera of Rieev
ard Webb feetl 1-4. A.th. notes
of Ue mareb 4 led away the rush-
Kg February breeaoe the arid and
aWm atood before the officiating
nlnWUr Jndea letlM. WIO In
' . -' wlenei l!e signified end ei-
1 era manner -pet to them thr
t'l 0"" 01 " rol1
t' eaalre. which baring been promptly
Mind aatlotactorlly elwcted and elaaal-
lad an htci ertrtlod.h .etaolajahrd
SifM. aad the aolld enwlem of eter-
lnal faith d regular wvvh -I
t iteaee had nealed the eomblnatlon.
I a .
f ("Ayolnleter prononnoeo
u!t bfcdlng obligation In Iho follow-
f M ng earanonr: i
Other atlftnd promrnewt gueata;
I in the affair wore:
0. 0. K"Wr. " '
a Mr. Thomaa eoho r""'
aVealdeng Woodrow Wllaoa 1. D.
Charlie Coeplto wajno b..-
Clly boy Enprme Roberta.
Brlde'b little alatef J P- )
Orandfa'her and Orandmotner oi
brde W. L. Forrnter and Haroy
5 Mother and alater to bride J A.
Farmer and Mr. Bucahoru RW.
atedy attendanta to brW
5 room ewell dreer W. w-
Irbola Clyde Funk. Doc Rlcharda
' iiud Porter King. .
: Af.ndaht: W. W. Hi.mllton.
' Flower Olrl Joe JBtlnaon.
filing befvTerM. A- 0'!mr'
aim r i. nntcheeon wu dlrec-
iof the affair and tho groaa gatr
Oh come to my arma fair brldo ao
wco and gny;
Proinlae me no to honor anil
Holp aave the food aa llooror'l plan
And. w'th Texna blliiarda raging
Make tho Area. (
I'll love Ihne .
And derm our llfo all bllaa.
If you'll prnmlaf love to be
A wife like thla.
LOCAL OiL CAPITAL
ASSEMBLE 10 ACT
IIHI'IIUT Kill HNVUKIt
tit IKXiIJi HKTH MONTH
till tOMrAXV ItHFNll I
fMlllMlll) IN ftNYDKIt
Ilclow will be fouod otatlitlcal
data with reference to Lie various
tiu.lUings of the 8ny or Public
Schoole for tho month ending Feb-
ruary I 191a.
Unroll- No. now No.
Thu Scurry County Council of De-
m.-nt belong dropped '"' "' " 'Mri "im ln !'9
23 oTiico oi l ouniy jucine n . o. uim
fl win. Saturd.r niorninK Kcbruury 9
Blue "thke track otir heart I ord-
rod liver." atrjilRht
Take back your vowi and leave
me to my fate;
fllvA tYtfV tnatntiil. thai nmt rr Arlam
-or xnrtJB m- irqnirni
When he rrmmed the Talta of Rdon
Whkt rutin re!
Reigned Oiroujth that artten fair
For lb-- (rw days that man was
Rre not thrrel
true love and with 1l my worldly
(ooda I thoe mdovr tho' I rtilneti
the purse rrtrlnjv. my nndy'ns affre-
Horn are alw;ijH thlno. Monnrt and
troe bUck or lil.u crona my h?arti
aunt mil ma In livii nman '
I Tho.. whom I loin toeelher find-1 """" ' r ll" "11 Notlh Ward
!.th It no .'mpl. mailer to get the1 ' .he office of T. J. ll.ro.aon. tYn.r.l Ura.lea Ul
Iknot untM. Ilortenae Mo.teltcr Wednerday morning at H- SO o clock Scnool 176
..... i ... k. .nl for tho purpone of dlacuailng he Tolal .7411
too much attarhod to your ring for "II iltoktlon In Rrurry connly. J. Tno . howa that 13 puplla
the name may not he p.'d for yea P. Chamblrw. waa elected chairman ntcrcd Khool who are now
bear In mind that the price of hua- of (he meet ng and H . O . Towl. dr(ipl)ed from the roll.. Any pupil
band like gnaolln. and Prince Al-; oleM-t.l aecret.ry treasurer. b.et for three con.ecutlre day. I.
bert ha. r's.-n oven u the mat of """"" '. . "u" ""' " ". ... :" : TION CAMPAHiN for 1918. the fo.
19H at 10 o'clock with the follow.
Ing members present: Judge lCullou
('. HigKins chairman pro trm. H.
J. Brlce SecreUry pro tem F. I.
Townnend Mr3. C. R . Buchanan
and Judce W. 8. Adamaon.
After a general dlacuss'on of the
TKXA8 FOOD AND FF.F.D PRODUC-
beef I'eak and as the cnt tncrens-; " . . .. .. inwlni committees were named:
eth even ao the nunllly and relume pointed tm rouowm . tle.. dropped ar. ou. ; " 0arde Ctnftll!B.. gnydw.
of the anicl. dlmlnlaheth. that committee .. J" - "A . 1 o- M 0. R l.hl: Bethel. Mr..
It han come to pur. that on htwnhnd P""'B B -"-"" Mtrw. Hlaon Mn. Henry
itm woiie; junnu m. . i"- jiuauce ) aouo ww
J. Brmtsan Jo 8trayhoi-B and It..
' . . a. tnk. ..U.lul rlrnn aTtf !
I And wnto yon Atlaa Herenlea " 1
M . Fom.n hntllhe Jl. 8. 4k P. ui.
jaay nnto her .he ranndt reaaon hn4 The eommlttf Immrt.tfriJ
... u iw-ei m.t. Ar tered upon the dutlea aaa uned them
yorrmerf a door mat. thi do to wltk lrtd bk at a I1ed
no lonfEfrr'laJiteth a life ttm. but two
L - m.- rMm bulldlnn't'lk; HrmlplBh Mrs
the "Welcome" a'dn up.
I I crmrite yon nmn id niiar in mirm
that already a fun ilie wnr waEW ln
Rirrrrpe to ne that mi la not Hart-
ed tit home. Amen
Her Frowi Fnat Worth.
& party of Miinomi from rrt
Wi'th Texa inrnt Truirwlny IkM In
Snyder rrturnlnjt home on the early
Lament who will the day4 before the
When man might feuil uid pnff
a jtood ciftar.
Mv VkPrt wia1I a (ladder time than !
NwiieW. iTrUa wnrip-l-l Irrs The fmrtT
! " '. ... .7 ..l.endable drinrr.
When man freed from curtain l tino.cn or i. . n. '.""n intercut waa mandated In
Ing at J 30 p. m. Wedneaduy ano
a permanent organisation waa per
fected and an expense lund rrenteu
to be suppllmentwl by funds enllclt-
rd by a committee cowipoaed ot T
J. nrnxson and O. w. oarner.
Tho jeerctary waa authorised to
aerure the aorrlres ot an expert ge-
oIor t to paaa upon the npralon. of
the committee regaHIng a location
for a test wll also to locate a do-
mm reduce tho on. and In-I Kemp: Dunn. Mr. HJJorro.:
trreaae ttc otber'. .howlng. Thl. '"""'. " ""
however largely iuall. Itself In Fluvanna Mr. 1. A. SU.ely.
' . . Camp 8pr n. Mrs. T. 8. Worloy;
The rollu.-nt last year at U.I. "oll-
lmo was M. the tumber belong.ng The n.wn of thl. commltteo
4 the numhw droppe 15.. Hcuco Pled to act a. ch. rm.n In
h decrease In enrollment thl. oar;ch community and organl e an ae-
over Uat I. -cn to be m ! '" w" lh"
lor still belonging lit. while twelvft W ln'
. j i itA ni i ai Industry Knnnn. n.
fewer pup' 8 have droppcu man uio " - -
up to L". time year. This de- 0 r.cn
croa.iU number means of '! '" '. ... w.
that many pooplo have movcu irom i - ' .
Lived In bliss.
(Repeat 8ecemd CtHirus)
The Wnmanleaa Wedding Ceremony.
F. i Zurn. Lewla J. Uwl
Thomas O. KdVlht wHI known bun
lues men of the panther city and
prominent throughout the atate la
kw .lc cirri. The genllemen were
t i luinM . w.. ...w : her'- to work with the local eom-
thls crowd tonight after much hard j '""). ry and eoirierred the order.
labor to -witness a spectocle yea f "mpiar upon a ca m
.k . .i.h. .in .Mh.hi. imHve members. Dr. A. C. Leslie H.
oga'n coma to paes.
"Beloved these two bristling and
unaopnlatlcnted young fhings have de
elded to commit matrimony for 1o
they kave had told to them that
ancient Fairy tae that two may llv.
aa cheaply a one yea. they have
P. Wellborn J. S. Hart J.
Oouch and Dixie Smith .
Slater Wed In Tennessee.
3rof. and Mrs. Davl. A. Clark
Teenived the aad menHflgo Monday
afternoon: "Uwlifburg Tenn. Feb.
nreeented (hemselve. before thou Mother died this morning. We
present to be tied together In a true Jtaow Inn cannot eome.
lover'a not Verily vefHy I say on- (Signed) Leslie Marsha
to yon. If any perron preient know-j The lady mentioned waa Mra. J.
eth that whleh he haa long yearned L. Mar.h.l a .later of Mr.. Clark
to Imewrt yet llketb tho nerve te end wife of J. L. frhal a proml-
tell the same let him .hne thl. op- nent lawyer of Lewt.burg. Mr. and
enlng. for are not the ttontractlng ! Mr.. Clark had Been aovtsea or ner
prTllee at the mercy of their friends? I lllnes. but Isle mem.gc. had been
(To the atrd'ence) Oo to If hi. more encouraging.
nerve farieth blm on tTrta oocaaloa
he may yet have an opportunity at
the next Club meeting.
(Addreeslng tho eonple) I reoulre
and charge too both If either poe-
aeaaetb knowledlte which might pre
judice ye one -against 'fee other.
verily the time haa pasaed to unbur
den thyself tor lo ye will eoon dis
cover each other'ehort eomtnga any
Mrs. Clark eouM mot go to the
saddened home bocanae of tho aerl-
ots Illness of their little .on. The
Signal extend profound sympathy
la thta aad hour.
UltOCKIM DIHTIISS FOOD
The grocer of Border met last Moo-
war and If thla eeremoar bo not day aiternoon who i.uuV r
pursa'ed to the on .the wedding g'fta illatrU.r Fred A. Oreyum la ord-
winie returned to thoe. from whom er U.at:lhey might better underrtand
enme yea oven to tie last the aenojremente ei
perla ning lo ino aaie
(ArMreaslng the groom.)
Atlaa Herculea Turner wilt thou
take thrt clinging Tine draped on
expressed themselves IKinrtlly in
favor ot helping onr government to
aave the 'food commodlt'ea by carry-
letf arm to be thy guiding star and log t every reoulremeot of the
forsaking all othera love and -obey law ana iney ae.ire .
her to thr drlng dayT Wilt taou pie o. " . Z Zi
solemnly o-er togl.no. neither to . very way that I. pnMlbl. 4o me.
the right or left. r "tven .hoold th. Wr.t. a. the
Nut. Kenyan com. t. town. b.tb asked them to do
..v.tai. nrl.. to the lodge or! that these rttiulrements are not mere
Red Croea M often aa site mar aa.
and If gaaorlee .hould emnlnue up-
ward In prlee yea. even to the blue
alcy wilt tbon mnrtgag. the nome
to procure that which will Insure
her dally trip around tho equare?
Should It com. to pas. that thou art
ly an !dee of the grocery man bnt
that It Is a law of our goeernsnont
and must be compiled with.
Onnservarlea of Food
An extensive command from thr
government authorities to
local food administrator.
. . .l. tt.n hmmIh I cleavuit
aeni TO ino war wu . v . .ip-.
to take out much Insurance? Wllt.urglog enn.rr...
. . .. .k. ... .hMileaa and other days of Hoover-
thod change the model of thr ear '
overr 1x months and never never ilalng
is left over for next week.
Watch for It.
Join the I. W. W. and above all
wilt thou do all these things with a
OTlle that cometh not off?'
(To the bride.) '
Hor'ena. Hostetor Heath wit
thou take this poor simp for better
or for wor. for war or for peae..
or at leaat till thou cant do bett.rT-1
leliold unto a wothan lov. i. one
rnd .weet .ong but unto a mail
it la a negative raedlor having dlv-
" . x i..Hfn.k It be.
era change oi ' . . -..... n of nallna. ronorted lost Is
tnac tne u-ev m -
Frlity ITtl HolWny.
Fr'dar. February 3. being
Waehlnglon'1 blrthdar. hence a leg-
al holldar. w. the undersigned banks
will be closed all dar-
- The Fret national Bat. :
The nyder National Ban.
Th. 1st Stat. Ban Trust Co.
Th. Signal l.arn.tbat John
. ta.t tn. ire. or "
ooretn : - nkiug of the Tuscula waa cltlm.l. ano
I""""" .- ... . a. eeuala of the Bl'mB. Snrder. onr peopt
th. creation of in. on
Snyder and manr pa 4 advanced feea
on stock orders for Which stoc
onrtlflcntee will be Issued as tho or-a-an'satlon
becomes mora complete.
Those Interested In prospecting for
o'l aro reouevted to get In touch
with th. flnaae. committee.
- -The wire are being need to speed
up the plana.
BF1HE BED GROSS
KKI WISH HKNKKIT AT IS!Y
THKATKR THrReHAV VKA 1
The Sao'der Signal la anthorlaed to
announce that the Red Cross will
present a eery hlgh-clna. moving pic-
lure at the Cosy Theatre Thursday
matinee and night th. entire t
proceeds will go to the Red Cr.ee
The Snyder Chapter of Red Clow
are conservatively using every and
all the money obtainable tor the
cause and everybody should ar-
range to attend this excellent per-formnnoe.
IMUMiTlAH ANWMAL MWTrTVJ
WTTIKV OOTNTY BATl AWTX
Toaatmasler: Jnilge Arthur Tooge
Ohresvatlona fnim the Capitol.
Hon. Frit. R. Smith.
The low and Ita use to sotlety;
Hon. C. . Perklne. Jr.
The lawyer's duty hi time of war:
Senator C. Tl. Ruehannn.
Hooverlsed Jlanquet: Nothing to
eit. water to drink. Ferty-lwo will
The place: Grand Jurr Room.
Time: 8:00 o'clock FrWay even-
lag Februarr 15th.
Snyder od Ua vicinity and almuat llarhm; Du.-a. J. M.
surelr Indicates a consldor.Me re-;F. J. H.lma: Camp Si
duct on In atate and county appor
tlomnent for next year.
Other data by buildings follow
Att . Tardlea
Colonial Hill 92 4
North Ward 01 J
Central Grades 92 .7
High School 96 3
All srhooln . . .93 4
gprhjcs J. D.
These ar. to art a. local ehslr-
men and organise tti. Iadtry to
tho best advantage for 'h. yr 19U.
The following wake have vol-
0 1 unteerrd their servicsa a.rp in
3 this campnlxn.
si Cullen C. HlKtilns. Ijiwyer InyV
. . .... . .... .hnwrnl I er. Ktiyder. Tcxae; M. F.
me imn uioiuii - '
.. . .r .tten.l.nee Lawyer. Snyder Texas; A.
uie aiuwT ijv .
der: W. S. Adnmeon. Lawyer Sny-
1. Townsenil. l.rm-
as th a 03.4 per cent th. tardier l meth Lawyer. Hnydcr 1ea; C. .a.
for auroe period were 41 the corporal i PerklUK Jr.. Lawyer Snyder Tex-
punishment. J. Both the. consider. .: F. Smith. Lawyer flnytler.
atlon. indicate a hoallhful condition Texas: Frits. It. Smith Lawyer
n our schools. All the w;iy through! Snyder. Texas; C. R. Buchanan.
with a sew exceptions that alwnys ; .senator hny.ier. lexa..
The meeting was adjourned to Sat
urday. February 18th at 2:00 p. m.
and the secretary was Instructed to
notify all members to bo present at
that time for the purpose of taking
xlst everywhere there Is harmony
and eo-operallon both among patrons
We are glad to be able to an-
nenare with ahaoluto certainty thut
we are now assured of a nine months up very Important matters
free BCbool but the Impression that
. .nl. would exist nt the FAltMKIW OWMNIZR TO
end of the year Is a mistake.
On tho Itnd of February we shall
SKcntB KKIIKIIAL AID
Tho meeting of Scurry county
the regular holiday but ! formers held here last Thursday af-
hnld special patriotic programs In
the various echools with the thrift
stamp rale a. the center of Interest.
Thl. sale haa already been begun
and many ataaipa plnetd among the
Aa de from the patriotic appeal to
a d the government In Ita crlsl. tit-
Idea of thrft us a factor n life Is
on. well worth while. I-et us hope
ternoon set on foot u movement for
thoroughly organising a contra! as-
piKiatlon and suh-ordlnatc associa-
tions In the county to arrnngo for
loans of money by the government
lo relieve stress hero la tho way of
purchasing seed anil feed.
The purpose is to reach the govern
ment loan through the aasocaltlon.
and thence to the Individual farmen
that as many pupils as posstnio wni1nii .. ...... ... ..
lui-onie Investors ln these stamps j eminent proposes to place probably
for in thl way each may do some J t20.ono.000 In West Texas to be
small port "to make the world safe loaned to formers and iji explained
for democracy." ! 'he plan Is for the member of the
Instead of the regular holiday as association TV pool their collateral
prescribed by law and br the action and secure the loan as an oaanclit'on
of the Board a holiday will he given nnd then pass the benefits along thro
for the Friday In April whro t tie tne organisation 10 tne mcmoers.
DHtlrlot Trnck Meet takes placo at j The meeting appointed tne roi-
Lubbock. Thl. arrangement will lowing cmtral committee: Z. D.
uHow all to attend meet who so de-j Kemp. A. C. Wllmeth M. R. Ross-
aire and doc. not Interfere with er and R. F. Womnek.
school work In any way. I-ncnl chairmen lo organise tneir
Thanking all for whatever of co-' rettpectivo communities are: T. W.
operation and rmpport you have Cahhert Dunn Joe Wilson China
Grove A. Itllondes Ira; J. T. mens
frnwder; J. D. Hoone. Camp
I am very sincerely
D. A. CLARK 8upt.
Springs G. L. ILmlryx Bethel;
. . .Paul Houston Round Top. D. 8.
Rein Wakes I s I'p. 'sheppnrrt. Pleasant Hill. Claud Wlll-
A slow gentle rnln fell hero near-! lamson. West Point. Willis Bley
ly all Sunday night. The government Fluvanna. .
gauge measured fifty seven hun-j
tlrrdths of an Inch. That wan not Tnxee Collected for 1017.
much but It gave us hope and re- County Tax Collector Tom Kirn
vlved our spirits and wet down tho reports state. County aud poll tnxni
Mm Harris' Mother Died at Hlco.ldlrl. People have already begun to and sprrlnl school taxee outside of
T'te Pignnl and Iho people of Snr-' buy garden seed and now wttn a rew snyuer metric: coiiecwtu to ui
le extend sympathy to Mr.. Sod A.1 warm day. and a little more rain I90.97J.20.
Karri and family ln their bereave- thing will beg n to move up. Every Snyder Independent Dl.trlct 111.-
nt In the death ot her mother I body will wont to rn:so some garueu ma ss.
Mrs. B. .A. Ross wluen occitrre-i ' anil neip reeu uie worm.
M' '..'aV Ulg'lt al HICO. in. n" e-i-e-- west iexaiie win uu iii.m iin. i in. t-.io o.... .... ....
is.gr cam. too late for Mrs. F.irr'. with anything Ilk. .easonabl. rains of all ttao. asseesed for 1917.
to nltend the funeral. Mr.. !:os. aucea 1. certain ror it i. a raci inero were inao poiie piu
l.. .i.itl in Snyder a number of that no country on .arlh will como $2!.7S. This amount 1. Included
times and wax known t manr of to the front quicker and better than . in the general collection shown
Wt Tejae. . eoave.
j' sti were more tha a nunot-
1. Wl. . tniB BU BCu " - i
thou art taking thla an because 1
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