The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 45, Ed. 1 Monday, May 8, 1916 Page: 4 of 8
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TUX ABILENE REPORTER ABILENE TEXAS.
Y ABILENE PRINTING COMPANY
1022-1028 North second Street.
"" ' .' .....
Bniered &s Second Class Mall ot
ONE YEArt (In advance) $5.00
SIX MONTHS in advance! 2.70
THREE MONTHS (In advance) 1.35
ONE MONTH (In advance) M
The Contest which fop lorn mnntha haVO taken lln Still ftnnlhir lint nt
wag called tjie battlo of Verdun has tho western line thereby relewlng
now in ita oieventu wecu roaotv "'ore trencn ror verdun. This proba-
ed Itself Into trench warfare much 0y accounts for the ability of the
similar to that prevailing alone tho French to take the offenslvo thero and
ehtlro lino from Switzerland to tho hold their gains. Tho fifth contln-
sea.. in mo veruun region the ArtlN Rem oi uiusinn troops is reported to
lcry duels arc more tcmncshimia nnri havo landed In Prance. This lo the
the Infantry assaults heavier and mst mysterious movement of tho wnr.
Imorc deadly than at any other portion cntl shows something of the effective-
cu me iront; uut essentially it Js n re ncss noi oniy or tne Allies' censor-
Bua'oess and Circulation e?. version to tho thrust and parry tnc ship but of British sea control for
Editorial Office .. . - 829 tcs which have prevailed so long else a" thoso llusslarts aro coming on
Society .. -l 10a7 or 348wll0re- Curing tho last week tho" ships; and such ships aro .certainly
rrencn uavc uiKen mo offensive moro vo Di&geat game anont ror enemy
frequently than the Germans and their submarines. On the Russian and Ital.
Claims are larger. Thero seems to bo in fronts tho samo monotonous hut
no doubt that some ground gained by ijeadly trench fighting continues with
the Germans nf great expense has nn occasional sirjall foray by either
been rctrloved by the French per- side tn Turkey tho Russians are
haps at equal cost. Tim Crown Prince's slowly pushing forward against all
forces appear to have lost something Opposition though a great battle nt a
aim gained notuihg in a week. Neil Turkish fortified position (Erzlngan)
trnl military onltiion. which nt first is about to begin it is bclloved. The
foretold tho fall of Verdun is now Turkish victory at Kut-Et-Amara ro-
forclclllng Its safety. It is mostly vlved to a considerable degree tho
guesswork of course hut thero are good drooping spirits of tho Sultan's mon.
reasons to believe that General retain The Irish rebellion was promptly and
of the French army has proved moro thoroughly put down. Zeppelin raids
than a match for the young Kaiser over Englnnd caused tho death of n
or whoever Is In actual command of score of non-combatahts largely con-
tlie German army. However it Is not slating of women and children ns usu.
reasonable to expect that the Crown nl. One of the Zeppelins and most of
Prince will abandon his effort as it Us crow wfta lost on the coast of Nor-
Btnnds today considering tho ufepa- way. On the sea there was little ac
rations he mnde and tho hope he Caus. tlvlty. The sign favorable to pcaco is
ed to be disseminated through Gcr- tho growing tendency to discuss It.-
many. Tho British aro believed to State Press In Dallas News.
Subscribers falling to receive their pa-
oer regularly will confer a favor upon
the management by renortlng the
tame to the business office. 'Phone
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Any erroneous reflection upon the
character stauding or reputation Of
any person firm or corporatlpn which
may occur Irt tho columns of THE RE
PORTER will be gladly corrected upon
Its being brought to tho attention of
MONDAY MAY 8 1B1C
The death of Captain J H; Wordcn
noted aviator which occurred at Vock
ory Station near Dallas Saturday is
a fresh proof of the often-repeated
truth that fancy flying menns suro
death some time. Of course there
will alwnya bo those who will tako the
risk of losing their life for tho famo
ahd money that fancy flying com-
mands but it docs not lesson the re
Bponsibility of tho public to demand
sane action while men aro in the air.
Speaker Clark is to be or has been
invited to bo permanent chairman of
tho coming Democratic National Con-
vention. Wo hope that ho will accept
tho honor for Mr. Clark is truly a
great man. Tho Speaker moro than
nnyiiody else knows how tho nomina'
tlon of Mr Wilson came about at Bal
timore and while ho will ncvor for
givo Mr Bryan for tho fight ho made
for tho President the Invitation to bo
chnlrznah of tho second convention to
nominate Mr. Wilson will perhaps help
to euro the woun.i that ana hurt bo
much tho past four years.
Debates and Decisions
By Frank Grimes.
A LITTLE FUN
Of the Herald
W. T. Carter editor of tho rcniron
So Kate married her husband to re
Herald has imnln n nninf tn vUn lk'forni him. Did she succeed?
n time or two during his visit to tho! Voa! 10 U8Cd to ue a spendthrift and
country and ho has found n. wnrnill"v " Ias nouiing io spcua. uoaiuii
wclcotno about the shop nt each call
Carter Is one of tho host ncwnii.inpr.
men In tho big state qf Tcxua. as evi-
denced liV lil micrnaa hmfi - I.-Mt.
and at Bolton being one of tho ownord1fat'ler7
What They Learned.
Mrs. Slocomb H Mr. HuffCr a kind
"Texas Is for Wilson without oppo
slUon." Of courso it is. Nobody
doubted that fact before or after the
precmt conventions which were held
over the State Saturday. Tho fight In
Texas is hot over Wilson but over tho
honor of voting Texas for tho re-nora-lnatlon
of tho President nt St. Louis.
Some think that Govornor Ferguson
should head tho delegation while oth-
ers feel that tho honor should go to
a private citizen. So long as Texas
is strong m tno ranks or tho Wilson
column and peal Wilson men aro sent
to tho St. Louis convention Tho Re
porter is not golnjr to mauo much fusa
about who heads tho delegation nor
about who id Blent along with the head
of tho delegation.
People often ask where tho monoy
which Is paid In for tuxes in Abilene
gees. Tho mayor's budget which waa
published in Tho Reporter Sunday nn-
swercd that question to the uttormost
Every dollar to be spent during tho
coming year was given in tho estimate.
If you did not read it and arc inter-
ested In tho finances of Abilene get
your Sunday Reporter of May 7th and
read the budget. Tho estlmato called
for the usual expenditure of funds for
tho maintenance of tho public schools.
The sum Is not sufficient for the needs
of tho HChocis and since an ndequato
sum can be secured only through n
raiso In the tax for school purposes
or a raise in tho valuation of the city
the subject is ouo that tho people
should carefully consider at once. If
tho tax rate Is to he raised an elec-
tion should be ordered soon. Ablleno
public schools MUST NOT SUFFER.
It is time for somebody to act.
Had Chief Justice Nelson Phillips
of the Supreme Court of Texas em
of tho TIiuob nt the lattor town. He
Mrs. Eslurs Weil his children
is popular with town and country' folks tho"g.t tUoro ? no ono Uk llln!
allkn nmi )..... ... th-n.A .- until they went to a menagerie and
allko and continues so through the
years. This popularity can bo main-
tained only by being clean of mind
honest of purposo nnd maintaining a
cheerful mood through It nil. These
saw a bear.
Crawford f hear ho met
rare attributes friend Carter noscssses m "! "Trior .in!-!.. nx
and ho Is filling a man's place In this' Crab8na-les Alter dodBnB on
big world of ours. Winters Enter
A gentlemanly littlo man Js Cartor
of the Herald. Ho has boon of and for
tho Herald for n good ninny yoaro now
and always ho has made things hum.
Carton of the Horald novor says much
but doos a good deal and after all it
is that kind of a man that it will do
to tlo to every time. Killcen Is In Bell
county nnd is the homo of a high
school boy who Htruck out twenty-
four mon in a niuc-inning game houco
not unknown to fame.
pensive limousines for years- ho was
run ocr by u Jitney.
Evidence of Genius.
Ho started life with a shoestring
and now ho has 51.000000. Seems in-
Not nt all. I should consider that
a man who could get anybody to buy
ono shooatrlng was Inevitably bound
to succucd. Judge.
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A strange wonan. ontcrirtg .Uio
church had gono t& thewrpng'pow.
Nervously tho young usher approach-
(J'erKuson nnd Jforrls ed her:
L Jim Ferguson Is tho son of a Metho- "Mardon mc padam. but you axaoc-
dist preacher. Charley Morris Is the cupewing the wrong )ic. aiiow mo io
son of a Methodist preacher. Jim Fer- 'ow you to another sheet." Country
guson Is a banker. Charley Morris Is Gentleman.
a banker. Jim Ferguson lives at Tcni-
plo Bell county. Charley Morris lives J Tno nj9
at Wlnnsboro Wood county Jim For t A pompous physician who was In-
guson Is an nntI-prohblt1onIst. Char-'cllned to criticiso otharn was watch-
ley Morris is u prohibitionist. Jim mg a stonemason uuuu a mnco r
Ferguson holds tho office of governor hla nelKhbor. and thought tho mason
nnd wants a second term- Charley was using too mucu moriar.
Morris wants the office of governon e said: -Jim. moriar covers up a
and Is sn actlvo candidate. Jim Fer- good many misiaKoo uoob h now
guson wants to change the Robertson ' Ye Doctor." replied thq. mason
insurance law. Charley Morris would ."and so doesrtho apado.
leave tlic law as It Is Waco Times- .
Herald I aanw hi huih r.uut.
A person might feel justified In say- lj was never a happy day for Sam-
Ing that those two men are too much W Mfaii UMww W
allko to get along together and our Joue hopeful's whool report arrived
humble guess is that the gubernatorial " i Jc:
race will bo considerably warmer than' nV7naVu' 'a hC w dha
. mQ vnn hinir i..G nn Th and father was In the lowest ueptns
Wlnnsboro maji may bo another black- ?-?& qnlnv ho croaned "whv
smith of Cumble. or something like jn "f " ' 1 Hlu ol
!. ' ol.oll ana who) xvn ahull lft i3 U that yOU UrO Ut UIO UUllOIU Ul
your class nguln?'
"What doo It matter father wheth-
er I cm at tho top or tho- bottom?"
that. We shall see what we shall seo.
Sunday Morning Papers
Tho I.edcer has been solicited to nl-iii timt wisn vnuth. "Thev teoii
nubllsh a Sunday morning's paper ti sanio at both ends you know."
which Is tho custom of a quite a num.l
bar of the smaller afternoon papers of iin r.nt Amu With It.
plmsized nothing else but the fact Texas. Tho Sunday papers carry tho cnH camo down to tho drawing
(hat tho essential aim of a judicial various church announcements and so- room to meet her special young man.
system is simplicity of procedure and
economy of cost to tho end that exact
justice may bo afforded the people of
the State tho speech which he dellv
cloty news and Is .delivered to the Wth a frown on her pretty face.
-oaders throughout the city where pub-j johrj she said "father aw you
Mailed before njfeakfast. A Sunday tills morning going into a puwnbrok-
mornintr nanor would no doubt be a er's with a largo bundle.
ered in Dallas Saturday May Cth hj boost for 'Balliuger and serve a John flushed.' Then he said In a
would have been a great speech. The'pUrpose but at the present time ar- low voic.e:
distinguished jurist said that the raogemenls looking to the publishing "Yes that is true. I was taking
"judicial Bystem qf Texas is too com-!0f such a paper is handicapped on tho pawnbroker tomo of my old
plex" and it is. There Is too rnuchaccount 0f being unable to get West- clothes. You we he and his1 wife aro
ret tape before the suitor gets to the ern i'n0n night service which would frightfully hard up."
end and In criminal matters loop holes ba necessary in handling the largo "Oh John forghe me!" oxclalraod
are far too easy to find. The leglsla-Lmount of teleKraDh news we would tho young girl. "How truly noblo you
ture of Teas Is responsible for tho .. ant to uive to the readers. To those are!"
state of affairs that exists. Moat law-jjQ Uave volunteered to abs.Ist int
yers are like doctors unselfi3h enough making such a paper a success we
to hurt their own business to advance wjij y that we bavq the matter un-J
the Interest of the masses. If only the jer conblderatlon. lialllnger Ledger.!
legislature would simplify our mode Tno gunday morning newspaper-Isj
rf procedure. Technicalities will and mighty handy and nice for every-1
mubi bt glva consideration hy Ihe tody vflth- th possible ex$eptioa of
appellate courts so long as tne taw nlQ mm wb0 bUy np jate to get i oui
says they must. Courts are created aoj ts all In the day's work with
to follow the Jaw and the only way em. It costs money and hard work
that relief can. be secured from a too 0r course but everything worth while
complex juaiciai system is tor me i?s- 400s that. If ilainnger puis oa a ouu;
islature of Texas to amend the law fay morning newspaper HallUfcr
and thus simplify the procedure. Con- wjr be just that far ahead In theeome
iiaesce oa tne pan or tne punuc is 0f progress.
necessary as was pointed out py jus-
tice Phillips and to a large extent
tb eele sow have the utmost contL
4noe la lis legislative body hence
tb greater obligation of the law
makers of the State to relieve the peo-
Tta only crifinsl Worcttteriolre Since
F3U1 for frco kiklicu linnccr tuiiUiiniuc
1 1 new rn-ipe
I UUP. . Iix Weal Sttiel New York Citr
Profenioni! and Business llireotory
Union Painless Denlists
GUAEANTEED WORK MODERATE PRICES
CJIOWNS .$4.00. SKT OP TKBTH .").(!U VV
TEETH EXTRACTED 500.
All instruments Bteriliod after each operation.
Comer S. First and Chestnut SK Phone WO Lady AtUntlent
THE SOUTH SIDE FURNITURE &T0RE
Will niaUc it to your interest to visit it before buying selling
or oxuluiugiug anything in the household line now or
second baud. PHONE -iOU
V. L. CAttNON Manager.
JMOTZ AND CURTIS
Office Over CUlaons National Dank
Dit J D. 1VIAGEB
Physician & Surgeon
Office over Cor. Drug
Store Ues. Phone 347
ila of every possible burden. The oh.
t - n... i .l .. l.. .
COunS vl iuhb art: lue tiiiuj' vaiie!;
aZ AL1 the people. It Is here that thi
th htmfctoft citizen s hnuld be able to ed
to )SBoMf v&t be wtu receive jus- th
lit te wrAw that it may be truee:
himida procure and the most rigid pr
ecotHWy aaasiMWit with efficient ser- siBi
viae mrm eftsUI. tourt rworm w kn
m.1 at tfe hn&ekw cf our Judicial sys- -ta-;
uut i oum ot U chief dviMaad! of tell
iu- buur. And ksaectes Woe th one for
tokJUi JiuiilfM HMIlp delivered fa we"1
ijili. wtti hatNI lh9 fi.
WliiU tl'" J
ltheuuatic l'uia .Jpfopped.
dra-rcc of raw
(o-ss and r
tameaf it siiiiiaieB cia
miKiumwi winner jul iuw
to tie tire Aots. Iu .
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HI 4 your i
mi TtBdnk cat
mm.1am Knrrv lHi-
J. HV yt5S'f
ScUss the sore-
-ouizing pala of
yield to Sloan's
luuneiit on my
Men't spaca to
icdy has don tqt
Vila's LUiiucst U1J1& pa'
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l'KLS jfofMEJCK. GE(VILL
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15.30 P-w Dallas Arl0:50 tra.
hr K07 nrRrenvlUe I. 8 1ft am"
Frur n ah . ' w.K m.a
jr ir x::yl n.iar i -QiiiiuL'rr.u ivb :4ii a in
Ar iu.oo ma jfaru L.vt 6:l& a.m
Standardfldteain Trains mi Motor
cJl Detwcen Paris lud
W Ennis. I
Ask tor Tickets k
F B. ycCAY J
General Passenger Jket
DR. W. T. STEWART
roobib 6 and 8 Aiesauoer iiuuum.
Oflke. 9 ttegwwcg wj.
d& AVork GuarautQea
rqlQyhono ?09 Abileuo Tosus
Over Minlcr's Store
Dr Lothair Thomason
Office Over Compton's Drug Store
Houra by Appointment.
DR. W. L. ANDERSON
Over (Corner Drug Store
Office Phone J3.
DR. R. A. MADDOX
OHice Over Cemptoa Drug Store.
H9rt kj ApDoiatmcnt
DAVID S. CASTLE
Architect and tlaer
Econojulcal aud Billable Co-structlon
2a-39 Iadr Hldu. Abilene Texa.
A X. U-hx Hary Tom King
CURJB.Y and KING
GcaiMj Practice Ia all Courts. Both
State and Federal.
Dr. L. W. Hollis Sr.
Physician and surgeon Hours: 10 to
12 a. in. 2 to G p. iu. Saylos Dullding.
At the IIollls Sanitarium 8 to 10' a. in.
4 to 0 p m.
Office Over Citizens National
DR. CYRJJS N. RAY
Office Yagetaff lUdg Pine St Hour
9-12 and; 2-3. Phones- Otfieo lt3
8iS AATOSIO TEXAS.
Absolutely Fire-Proof Modem Ele
gantly JfuroJahei) aU OutsW woonj
. ..with mgb aelitosa.
4 mm Pt or a (.'limUf.
Suronean 11.90 ta MM Per Pay
OFflCUL JAVAHTE!4 A.
AAJ A A.
Prcj TwrsU Hffr.
?m PNOHIT'S WHOOPINILlta
1' ftvftrvthincJ V3D ftold lU 23
fair a manner as tno neiow n
iitls aro sc'iing Schmnjaun:
ffniraifA Expectorant ab;
cause for complaint or diss;
rntilri iinih!V ariSQ Ifom anyone
tlrnddi';t' saw "Uuvabcltlif t
iHw nnrl trv it (nt hroncluGS.
Cough bevoro uugn
Ihmador if i
or If not iou:
Uronchia! Affection a
your money just trie
schifimenn s lamo
dees not give satis:
im ir rpmfnvwTr
these ccmnlaintsX Why not tako
cnntnirc of this duaranlce and try
medicine and not vour monoy back th-
?r limn hnvinti finot icr nurciv
cxaiJiJeratod claims of is manuisjturcr
or on the slrcngth of tcstimoniahf from
others and tun tlie chance of gelling
something worthless end also wastinfl
infi ttiia romoJv. besides secur-
r. r t. ....-..inA t ;.a ff..trtmf
ftTaaosoiuic Biuiamn-' '- ....w.w..a
&rhcstf druggist' you a!?o got about
cig timc3 s3 mucli thcucme as ymi
iicurnpoftd in buying mr3t any cuicuiu;
Iflcd faioncd rcady-macio iina wiuch avei-
ajb from 20 to .iZ te.ispocn3iui Decgirsw
'c worth makes a whole pint (ia tea-
-..f..l tin nitvid nt hnniO Wttll
rnli. nnAninnrit(tnr nnrinno-hnlfntnt
if water. This remedy positively does
nnf nnt.iin f-nlrtrnfririll. nnillm. tnOrDDinQ
orany other narcotic. Itis pleasantlo take
and children fere fond of it. Vou will he
the 3ole judtfe and UDdcr this positiVo
guarantee nbsoluiely no risk is run in buy-
ing this remedy. Druggists everywhere
sro authorized to sell it under tha pnmo
duaranfecas Schiffmann's famous Asth-
mador of "Money Back" if not perfectly
salisfactory R. J.Schiffmann Proprietor
Saint Caul Minn. Guaianlecd hero by
Abilene Drug Company.
HOSTILITIES AT SANTO cnuacd the Killing unci wouihiiiib oi
DOMJNGO NOW SUSPENDED several persons were suapenueu iu-
HMTn rtnMlN'fio. Mnv c llostill- Tho diplomatic corps is endeavor-
tk s which hroke out here yesterdny Ing to settte tho trouble The ropub-
ns n loault of of an attempt to over- He outside of Santo llomiiiKo la quiet
throw President Jlnitnc.. nnd which today.
Insure Your Crop
OTZ l CURTIS
teggiasazsgaasisi'iiiBWWfci m tf&iijjfMmAmwziviKzieixm
From FIRE in the UNITED STATES
?. rt tS.
XOn - -
per second $6.90
lluliillns I'oiiiitiilu Ciiudy (as.
cs Kicctric Cui'buiiutur Stock
Mill liu .sold in Alilleno during
Hie nf. few days.
Wu nrc I'tliiHlu) Agents.
Auiouul to Nearly
. Six Hundred Thousand
Dollars - - )-
For Hach Day In tho Yei-'
wu xi 1 w pw tammmm wmw n
For ICiii-h Hour of Kaih May
Aud for tho leuor dlvh.imiH vt
tlmo us Hhowu by o.ir illu-itratlon.
WflO ? cQn afford to
Postpone FIRE Insurance
for Even a Minute?
COMPERE & COMPERE
LANDS LOANS INSURANCE RENTALS.
NOW IS THE TIME
TO PAINT AND PAPER
Uau't jmt it off any loiwi" ru i-ti' tJiiiit? in I'AINT ami
WALL IWl'JSR is rujiidly ailvaiu-ius' hi riif. I'iiU-ss tin
war stops soon it ih Uable to cost you J"j per cent more than
ut tho prc-boiit tiuic'.
OUR PBICES ARE SIGHT
Ralph Paint md Paper Company
1'onrtb and fine Street. res--
Only UiiUiM. in
" rm z.m h l
Panama and Felt Hats made o look like new. Clothes Cleaned
and Pressed tne right way
$15 and Up
GUAXAKTBED TO FIT.
HEBR TQ STA-IW AWLEHE SINCE 1905.
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