The Abilene Semi-Weekly Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 28, Ed. 1 Tuesday, April 18, 1916 Page: 4 of 6
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TXS ABILENE REPORTS ABSLUfS TBXA1.
'"mm Merchandise at Special Prices This Week
NEXT SUNDAY IS EASTER. Everyone Realizes the lecusity of BEING READY!
SALE OF LADIES SUITS'
4 1-3 OFF
Sale of Ladies Silk Dresses.
SALE OF MEN'S SUITS
cj at x? ri? nnvo cttttc K (n
'I Abilene's Style and Quality Store.
This week sale prices are in force on several lines of merchandise that will make trading interesting at this store
as the season has just begun on this class of merchandise and the quality and styles are the best. This sale in-
cludes Men's and Boys' Suits Men's Underwear Ladies Suits and Dresses and items throughout the store that will
make a considerable saving to the purchaser.
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Adler's Collegian Suits for Men $15.00
When you arc offered a Collegian Suit at this
price you can realize that the quality is not
skimped t omake a suil at this price as Adler
does not manufacture suits to sell at this price
we are making the concession in order to
establish this store as the store to buy Men's
Suits. The suits offered are all hand tailored
of pre-shrunk wool and guaranteed lo retain
their original shape and color. Adlers Colle-
gian suits on sale for $15.00
Better Shoes for Boys.
Whether the choice is for an oxford or shoe
our stock offers the quality that will give ser-
vice as well as good look. Let us fit your boy
in his next pair of shoes and wc will guaran-
tee the wear. Boys shoes priced $2.30 to $3.50
$6.50 Values in Boys' Suits on sale $5.00
Two Pair of Trousers with Each
New styles in boys' Spring woolen suits with
an extra pair of trousers and the new detach
able belts in all new colors of grey brown and f
blue also blue serge black and white check
and plain Palm tfcach. The values are to $6.50
on sale $5.00
The Woolen and Wash Skirts are Pretty
New styles in Ladies new wash skirts of Gor-
durov Poplin Serge and other new materials
priced $1.50 to $5.00
New Woolen Skirts of Serge Poplin Gabar-
dines and novelty woolens in navy black
grey tan also plaids and stripes skirls pric-
ed $3.00 to .....:. .$10.00
REDUCED PRICES ON SUITS.
$.'17.50 values in Dischof Suits now 25 OO
$:J5.00 quality of Ladies Suits now $23 'Sd
12.50 values in Laities' liisoliof Suits now $21 67
$30.00 quality new Spring SuLUitow w $20 00
$27.50 new Spring styles iivnadies Suits $18 !&
$25.00 values in new Snrrng Suits -$10 05
22.5p new Spring Stffes in Ladies' Suits S15 OO
nines in LtRlies' new Suits. S?l oi
quality arLadics' new Suits . $10 OO
SPECIAL SALE OF LADIES' SILK DRESSES.
ILDress mare by Mitchell special ?2S OO
nutiful Silk Dress reduced to . $20 OO
tie in Ladies' beautiful Silk Dresses .. $2-1 OO
alue in Ladies' beautiful Silk Dressy ... $24 OO
alues in Ladies' pretty Silk Dressy $22 OO
ilk Dresses are reduced to . $20 OO
Silk Dresses now on sale for -U.-S1G OO
$17.50 Silk Dresses now on Sale for m jtiJ1. OO
J $.pTo v
J Jie7.30 -v
1 32.1.00 S
Men's Union Suits PriceH 50c.
Three styles in Men's Union Suijs including' Crepo Xaiusook and
Poros Knit iu all sizes from 'M to iLuflered at this special price.
The values are regular 75c and thvspociul is per suit 50
Vpm our own work room offer selec-
.ions that are supreme' in style and
New Silk Parasols on Display The Last Week in Which to Buy the Pattern hats of the Fisk make and hats
Carry the new parasol Luster Sunday Easter Hat Our Stock of Ladies ii'i
This accessory adds distinction to the Hats Complete for Easter. lions
j r a nil li i t til l----i
new easier uarmenis. ine colors iteconi snipmenis nave auciea lo our ueuuiy.
and styles are new'nd different and stock of ladies Hats that are just a Tiger Special Hats for Men $3.00.
the prices are less. -Parasols priced $2 little newer and different from the Other s Ivies in Men's Straw Panama
to $6.50 earlier showing in this department and Pel f Hats at $2.00 to ..... . .$6.50
How Cinderella Would
Have Loved These
Site wouldn't have been so careless as to lose
THESE on the stairs 1 '
The "Mayflower" is all charming lines and
curves with a smart buckle to "set it off."
This is an unusually charming model in the
everpopulnr Colonial. Fashioned of patent.
The "FloradoraJ' will add so much to your
summer pleasures. Just to see this twinkling
littlo slipper of patent makes ono think of
bunuuer nights and dainty frocks.
COME IN AND ASK TO SEE
THESE NEW RED CROSS MODELS
Eacr. jm iimrimnw wmims
CXI "' '-" ' . T T"?T '- al'inm ii
THE FARMERS AND MERCHANTS
has bean a forceful and conservative fac-
tor in the business life of this community.
It has maintained close and helpful rela-
tions with the commercial interests of the
It is equipped to handle new accounts
and give them the same careful attention
that has pleased our already large list of
We are well equipped to handle your
banking business and .will appreciate
PEANUT CI AKE and MEAL
fill 4 T1
Protein not le& than
Fat not less than
Crude Fibre not uior
"t "" ' " " ' i
and PiGEONar 7
f. ... --.r. 45 per cent
I J ;. 7 per cent
L notJej thajf JL---22 per cent
oteninuJFat if. per cent.
Inn aAd JProducts Co..
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SHOUT F1MIIT ENSl'KS nF.TWEKX
10 JIOl'.NTKIl MF.XICAXS AM)
V. S. (ilMKDS.
ONE VILLISTA IS KILLED
.o Auiprlrun fnsuaUIes Heport Is
Sent Kn)m Torslilus's Camp bj-
Tcleffrapli to Juarei Dnrinc
By The Associated Press.
AT GK.W PEIISHIKG'S CAMP.
April U I!y Telegraph to Judrez.
Forty mounted Slexlcans who were
believed to be under the command of
General Tarango. attacked an automo-
bile supply train Tuesday night and
were driven off after a short fight
Thero were no American casualties.
Ono Villlsta was killed in the en
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Mrs. E. P. McCall returned Thurs
day afternoon from New Orleans where
she visited her husband who is a med
ical student at Tulane University.
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"Shaking" it Bubs
''Excuse ine sir" said the seedy one
(n tb& hotel lobby "but tho a stranger
to me your face seems familiar. Have
you any relatives m Atlanta?"
"rot one" was the reply. Tears
ago I floated down the Chattahoochee
layer on a raft leaving all my rela
tlves behind. The raft was wrecked
In a storm and I bad to swim ashore.
with a forty-round catfish In tow.
traded the Hsh for a week's board put
an "ad" in the "Losf column recovered
my wrecked rait and btarted a lumber
16 OF CBEW OF SUNK
HKITIS11 SHIP LASDEP
By Special Leased Wire.
QlTEHNSTOYV ire. April 14
Sixteen sailors of the London bteajn-
ship Chic which was torpedoed and
sunk -by German tubmarlne landed
today. Eight are missing.
GETS BIG RAIN
LAKGK TKItKITOKY COVFJtEI) HY
IIAI.V WHICH FKLL THI'KSDAY
MfiUT AXD FRIDAY.
OVALO GETS BIG HAIL
Many Windong Reporter Broken Out
There; Lako Ljtle Expected to
Get Additional Water
IS! RETOW PtMkA SiAlL IK VSTiKT -WWtT AD
About 19 per cent of the area ol
France Is under forest which Is man-
aged fcy the government to prevent
overcuiuog and to o&tawi the pal.
'mum timber production
The Central West got another
splendid rain Friday morning cover-
ing a territory from Big Springs on
the west to -Baird on the eaBt and
from Ualllnier .to Stamford on the
In Abilene the rainfall totaled 0.76
at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon. Most
of the rain fell before daylight In a
gentle ground-soaking precipitation.
The ground Js muddler than for many
months showing that the earth was
already well supplied wjth moisture
before this rain.
Reports gathered by the Abilene in-
dependent Telephone Company show
rains at the following places: Qyala
(with big hail storm and considerable
damage) Colorado Sweetwater Big
Springs Merkel Stamford Winters.
Ballioger. Anaonr Bairdr Clyde Haw-
ley Nugent Tuscola. I
While there was a good ralnV on
Lake Lytle's watershed the effect of
it had not made Itself felt at the lake
at noon. The fact that practically all
the water ran off and did not soak
into the ground means that the lake
will get a good amount of water- The
report from Potest at 1 o'clock to the
effect that one prong of Lytle creek
was rising showed that the lake will
get some water from that source.
Reports Indicated that the hall at
(halo was ery severe breaking out
FrssTOsr awaits official
SEWS OF LATEST EJiCOUSTEB
AarERH'AN MAM'FACTI'RIIRS COX.
Sl'ME CO0.Q0O RALES CENSUS
GREATEST IN 0. 8. HISTORY
Indications Are That the Year's Con-
sumption of Cotton Also Will
Set a New Record Thli
By The Associated Tress.
WASHINGTON. April 14. A record
of more than 000000 bales of cotton
were used by American manufactur-
ers during March according to the
statement Issued by tho Census Bu-
This amount is more than 90000.
bales more than any previous month
iu the nation's history and the indi-
cations are that the year's consump-
tion of cotton will also set a record.
MRS COLLINS DIES
Jierkel Woman Passes Away After
Lout Illness AH of Family
at the- Bedside.
JIERKEL. Texas. Aorll 14airs. R.
Jl. Collins died here Wednesday morn
ing at 2.30 o'clock. Mrs. Collins has
been an invalid for months and her
death has beea expected hourly for
Arrangements ftr the funeral are
not yet complete. All the members of
tho Collins family were with the de-
ceased at tho time pf her death. Sur-
vtvlng are the husband and five chil-
dren namely: Mrs. V. D. Jouca of
Bagwell. Misses Mabel and Mldnet:
Messrs. Tyman and John all of whom
Dr L. B. Gray. Mr and Sirs .r w.
Christopher and Mrs. J. Filler return
fiv Thfl icuvUI. 1.
SAN ANTONIO April' Heyeral ld hJ"day '6" m Stamford
Funstoa .today awaited for xfftcUl wbpre they attended the Presbjtery.
news of the latest encounter with tue Sam C. Nash Pacific Coast repre-
Mexicans wbeo a supply train was tentative of the Texas & Pacific came
attackd. qea. Fyfleton jnsUUd that la Thursday for a visit with ueorxo
ne naq recervea no lnsurucuofii from fiaberc. his laaevtime fi-Und Mm.
Yvassuigwiu jNttn st alrsy here for a "visit
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J. 13. Evans
T. H. Barks
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E. M. OTelly
J. P. Wds .-
Yu vtl be a DE LAFAL user sooner or later if
you succeed in the cream business. Why not let
us send you one out now?
yj Union Hardware Company
Motz & Curtis
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The Abilene Semi-Weekly Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 28, Ed. 1 Tuesday, April 18, 1916, newspaper, April 18, 1916; Abilene, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth314840/m1/4/: accessed March 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.