The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 65, Ed. 1 Wednesday, May 31, 1916 Page: 4 of 6
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THE AllUUnS lUKfORTEK ABILXNE TIXA.
jiy AilLENE FhlNTlNQ COMPANY
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Altered us feccpad Class Mall at
Debates and Decisions
By Frank Qrlmes.
A LITTLE FUN
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BIX MONTHS (In advance) 2.70
I'llftEE MONTHS (In advance) i.3o
ONE MONTH (In advance) .51
JJuatness and Circulation . 6?
Kdllorial Office -. 829
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ame to tho business ottlce. Tbont
Any erroneous reflection upon the
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ny person firm or corporation which
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PORTER will be gladly corrected upon
Its being brought to the attention ol
WEIIXESDAY 3UY SI 11C.
The word that mean the most to
The worlds standard of value the
'aMs Is yame" His Froof.
The spelling of names eeerus to go "From your bumps I should say
by whim. We have Blille Burke ana that you are a very quarrelsome fel-
rlght across the nlale sits Billy Sun- low."
day. We Texans speak of Charley "Well you are. a liar see? And It
Culberson but ihere comes Charlie you say It again I'll smash your Jaw."
i napun on one or ms worst speus '
There is no fixed rule when 11 comes' JSisr IlrVUhcr's Definition
to spelling names; even proper names "Jonnny" said tho Sunday school
are often Improperly spelled. It Is teacher one morning recently "what
nice a oaa speii oi wcniner to us is uie meaning of the word "Solar?"
every time we run across tho name of "I asked my big brother" replied
the Texas land commissioner. Waco Johnny 'and he savs It means 'do
Times-Herald. you get muh?'"
W. ottif thn hrtA.nrlhntnf fpAAM (..
.v ou.i ..v l;i..-iiiuuiiiB unw -
names onl the other day. It Is too An Excuse.
good to keep. A young lady whoso "Dubbs the traveling salesman
parents had evidenly hung the unwed tnarrled a very homely woman didn't
come name of Hatty Lou onto her lilt he?"
upon the happy schemo of turning It "Yes when lie was courting her
into Hattilu. Thus she has a Haw- he used to say that it was a positive
nllnn-sounding name nnd no oile the pleasure to enter a field whero thero
wiser. Sho Is probably congrntulat was no competition."
ing herself on the narrow escape at
that. Names Is names. So Instructions Seeded.
"My husband is particularly liable
to sea sickness captain" remarked a
lady passenger. "Could you toll htm
If Villa is dead he should not keep
so quiet about it.
Henry Ford declares that HoosoVelt
13 a year before last model.
Hnnnnvolt cot a hie welcome at
Kansas City whore he let it become
known that ho favors preparedness
about all he thinks about.
The Memphis Commercial Appeal
has discovered why George Washing-
ton could not tell a. lie he never
went fishing In his life.
All things have an end the New
York Giants got their winning streak
broken after winning seventeen
straight games ahd nosing to second
"He belonged to a generation of
builder." That is what the Presi-
dent of the great United States said
about the late James J. Hill. How
about you? Are you a knocker or a
Prcsldont Wilson Is going to have a
private telephone wire direct to tho
White Houso from the St. Louis con-
vention hall. He don't need It. Thero
Is not tho shadow of doubt about who
wlir lead the party to victory.
Wo admit our weakness for new
thlngB and Us soon u we cuu do ll
ve want to get some of the newly
coined dimes quarters and halt dol-
lars. However in tho lueuuUmo we
ore willing to reecho ull of tho old
series that may happen to come our
A special tralnload of Texas edltora
will Bpend anliour in Abilene Monday
afternoon en route to El Paso where
the Texas Press Association will hold
Its annual meeting. An automobile
ride free cold drinksand cigars should
bo provided. They have all heard
about Abilene and it Is up to us to
make them loe us. It can be done
but somebody will have to see that
It Is done.
Thero iiufat be no foolishness about
the reception which Abilene extends
to the Texas editors during their
stay In our city next Monday. They
will be here but ono short hour and
quy business man can leave his bus-
loess that long if he wants to do It
The editor of Texas can help you
advertise Abilene or they can leave It
alone and say nothing. Many of the
test known newspaper men of the
bouth will he In the party. Ho there
to help tho band entertain.
jrtT i .i.ii jn "''
Just what Is going tQ happen down
In Mexico o can't say not withstand-
lug the fact thev tell m that condi-
tions have Improved and that the
Tnltcd States and Carranits are get-
ting along fine. Thirty-five thrusand
Mexican t-oldlens have been brought
north and are in easy reach of Chi-
huahua. The United States has not
lwn idle and I'ershlug Is taklm? no
rhances Pernaps n is bni? ""
from fighting that the preparation Is
helug wade. lM us uiw ""
One time a young man asked n far
mer for a job and the farmer gave htm what to do In case of ah attack?"
a big maul and Bet him to pounding "Taint necessary mum: he'll do
on a great boulder. AH day tho boy It" replied the cantain.
pounded uselessly upon the boulder.) .
Just at nightfall tho boulder crumpled I The Proud Beggar.
into a thousand pieces. Is that the' "I should think a big healthy man
oauio or veruun; rempie Telegram such as you would bo too proud to
It sounds more like a problem in beg'
mathematics we must admit Ver- "I am lady I am. And when I ap-
dun Is a sUeable boulder and the maul proached you I said to myself thero
seems to be wearing out first- You Is a sympathetic high-minded woman
may be Buro that the Germans know who will instantly hearken to an un-
what they are about and whether they fortunate man's request nnd not hu-
attaln their object or not Is neither mlllate him by forcintr htm to her for
hore nor there. Verdun will go down the assistance lie bo sorely needs."
in History as tue greatest battle ot an
times and from the standpoint of the llccotrnizcd. -
uninitiated tho most useless. Representative John L. Burnett of
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. mwjmi .in imiiiiii. i Wr. mifi iKn . i i hi v
WE ARE SHOWING THE NEWEST STYLES IN
LADIES ALL WOOL BATHING SUITS. ""
One lot ladies 5.00 all wool bathing suits .$2.60
Ladies Rubber Caps all colors priced ....... .35c
Ladies Bathing Slippers all sizes priced
Alabama. Is the mlilrnt nf tlm hmisb'i
roor rrmce i0f representatives. Whllo ho Is lamo
uigiu in me miust ot tnc uring u of girth and has absolutely no neck
is announced mat mo Prince ot m nil he Is surprisingly short of
Wales Is to wed tho Czar's second stature.
daughter th0 Grand Duchess Tatlana When he first opened his Jaw office
Evident! the Prince hasn't got his In his home town ho was employed
mind on ills country's inislncss. to defend a mountaineer charced
tioicman uemocrat-voice. i with a notty offense. When tlm caso
Then tho matclimakers have agaiu was called In court the Judco asked
changed their minds for It hasn't uc defendant if ho had a lawyer to
been a week since they were marrying represent him.
poor little Prince Wales of tho Wake- "Ye3 your honor I had one hut I
ful to a Danish princess. It must be don't seo him hero this morning." cx-
awful to have your matrimonial pros- plained the mountaineer.
pects confined to so very few young "What was his name?" asked tho
ladles. The young prince with the judKO.
German motto may yet have to -make "i don't remember his name."
Men's Bathing Suits $1.50 to
Boys' and Misses Bathing suits $1.00 to
a loveless marriage.
"Well what did ho look like?
"lie- looked like the jack of spades."
"Mr. sheriff" promptly ordered the
judge "call John Burnett."
Tho Abilene Reporter quotes J. F
Cunningham as saying that on a re
cent visit to the stockyards In Fort TO LI VIOLA IIO.VS OF
Worth lie buw range heifer yearlings THE FLS1I AM) UAME LAWS
from above the quarantine line sell-.
lnK for $13 per head and two-year- AUSTIN. Mav :tl With u determl-
old rungc steers from above the line nation to put tin cud to tho violations
bringing nearly $uo wnuo mo samu 0r the fish and games lawB of tho
grade of cattle below the line were htatc. Will W Wood state fish game
aelllug for more than five dollars uuu- oyster 'commlbaloner. has uuder-
short of these prices. Swat that tick: taken an extensive Int instigation to
ho's atlng up our money. uraioru je maau in the nprtheapt portion of
Herald. ' Texas.
He won't eat up much more money For aome time past reportB mvo
In Taylor county for we have liiin on i)Ce received by the department of -
the rud here. It hasn't been long illegal f lulling and killing of gaino1'
TDvy &0Q&S Co.
Tostts o)tv $V000000
first womau rccrullcr"'""Itf"Amurtca.
J1Ih Edna Payne pretty niidw!uQnii.
liiiH established headquarters In thl-.
city at 3Uth Htreet nud Sixth aveuu
and Is receiving appllcatlonH ror en
I. linn flhnil If fnprtti ....Mill..
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mucu u i""" "" " v" v T a-so"- uo rSiun uuvvu aato ror KOvenior announces tlm fol-' Mdment In tho regulur ami nay
and It won't bo long until tho !abt that twenty-nino alleged Illegal nets gjg J ffl aSnu fwno t'"""! "" n.
lone tick Is gone from our ranges nd bcen C0IIHBlileU by a local deputy'0 P'ar f " fif h I MIhh Payno. who Is InteilHcly pat-
unco convince me peoj.iu u.at a u... b ami destroyed near TexarKana. cpm-i . -r. '" . -.": "'..'" " a"" riotic vh n real desire to servo her
l8expenUottnjWtoLtCfn8Ctria miloner Wood has detailed Chief f' Juf J nd fSh mnnneV '"t- art'nil- callbl Hie B-
of tho cxpentrTthT&rjsllttle etfrfrt. 0amo Warden Q. II. Beasley to con- " CiC .T "" Ltb. o""' ?0' lUliiieiit of ono man In the Army. on.
you are aiuprto get eoiiceweu action cJut.t tiic prohe. He has commenced '' ':. """"'" w""1 " "ju the navy nud two In tho
Tho neoplbf Talor county
that the ck Is expensive bo'
elded towat him. J
inlid out his tour of investigation.
A TEXAS WOXBEIl.
ThofTexaa Wondr icures I Kldiey
and bfulder troublfJ.veak aid lame
backs .1 rheumatism rfd all irregular-
ities oj tho kidney and bllddor In
both fcien and Jsomon. uegulatea
nladdel- troubles Jn chlldrei If not
your druf gist will u sent 'iy
recelotfSf $1.00. )ne small
two manth's treament und
alls to perfect aurc. Send
onlais from uya anu oiuer
Jr. K. W. HaiX TJ2$ uuve
LQUlBt Mo. ybold by arug-
Eyr AT THE
NASHV1W.E. Tenu. May 31. An-
nual commencement exercises were
held here yesterday at Ward-Belmont
These exercises marKea me cioawg
of tho third year of the consolidation
of the Ward Seminary nd Belmont
fnii.i? established respectively in
..-. :; - - .. - ... r
isiSa and 18UQ. Tno orawra were wr Bimpitei iora
W. It. King. D.U. of Bt. Uiuis wno
gavo the baccalaureate bermon and
Dr. Percy H. Boynton of the t'nler-
slty of t'h'Lago. who- delivered the
commencement address thus bringing
to a elate the most successful year in
the history of tho Institution
This ear'to commencement exerci
ses included the usual graduating and
certificate recitals iq thje School oi
Music u. Shakepcartan pdgeant in
which over eight hundred tludents
partlcliated; clas. day celebration
nark exBtx-Uoa and promenade and
tUts Art fcCUOOl lilt
LATHAM CASE ON
TRIAL AT COLO RAW)
The caso of Will Latham who Is
being tried as an accomplice for the
murder cf John Stuart at Snyder In
January 19Ut wiw called at Colorado
Monday morning at 9 a. m. This caso
was transferred from Anson Texas.
The court spent Tuesday examining
some forty witnesses. Among them
were Will Stuart of Snyder Texas a
brother of tho deceased. Mrs. Clyde
Cochran of Fort Stockton a sister of
Mrs W. F. Latham and Vernon Lath-
am a sen of W. P. l.atham. Doubtless
the whole of Wednesday will he con-
sumed examining witnesses.
Hon J P Cunningham of Abileno.
an attorney for the defense is at Col-
orado City engaged with the trial of
Gil Rid of iy Corns
With Bigis "Gitt-lt"
During a preparedness parade at
Pallas Tuesday four people wer Kill-
ed aud a wore or more injured uj
the falling of a wooden awning w Woli
Had Deea summon uT '""-- ; 'th exhibit of tut
r.nv'0 WBWW Pfthi J";t VereftUiua"saCialIy was the reieuiTon Til
;- i I t... .& nartr nf whidom xor."
papple to be u little more cautious
than usual Overloading awnings Is a
roost dangerous practice that officers
MJ.U LMTS OF THE T. O.
AUE .NOW UE?U ORUAMZfcD
AUSTIN. May St. Active nrepara-
Thlngfa are getdeg laterestlos athlon ror tli organUatton of nine addl-
C'McafQ J8 nreparation for the Xat-Jtfonal units of the Texas iSational
iaw.1 Iteii)bllcft ponientiou. i i uuam were tommencea yesieruay pjt
laTtliii?' w heft w? are hoplttfi against) Adjutant Oeueral Henry Hutthmgs.
rm iftii'imwt tU wtt u VOY9 to acting under instructions from Gov-
haa 'puftt prqpiet aad thai Teddy eruor Ferguson
will MAt te pmlpatc4 We consider J ihm the first call was Issued for
lUnmvvH as the put dngcrouv mm th new uiiliiU units a number of
ill IN laU4 SUtos Who liasasbadaw applleatlops were received from towns
of a KtoM-ft 4 $ pfwident. but tht gji OVor 1'exaa for representation In
itecs not kp m JfWH bcUcviutf u? the ntw gaard Two of the additional
vUl ta ointoate4. He VaJ'B to tbe units will be batteries of artillery
saMwie am kete newer w a time which wlU probably be located in Su
la ih Wstory of ttu country when AntoaUi and IMU& Whcja. thj addl-
hgalterlwi ew fuller tbaa tfeey are Uonal nine units bao been organized
ow The sws are duiui t;i lit- tie anim ot th Teds atloull
with nur boots
mnkedl them and
sliced them whi
States Marine Corps.
Is done entirely on her own account
and has no official sanction.
Monday Juno 5th: Quannh 11 a.
m.; Childress 2:00 p. m.j Memphis
S;00 p. m.
Tuesday June 6th: Clarendon It
u.m; Goodnight 2:00 p m; Claude
4.00 p. m; Amarlllo sn)0 p. in.
Wednesday June 17th; Canyon 11
a m.; Tulla U:00 p. in.; Plain vlow'back m lrl!U.k'nP
Q.UU p. III. 1 ptallr lIv.'K ui
Her ret rultliiB;
Place Your Insur-
ance with the Oldest
Agency in Abilene
M0TZ & CURTIS
r- - .
Thursday. June 8th: Halo Center.'inv! (lpn( '; 1n
I u. m.? Lub- L .
11 a. m.: Abernatby 3:00 p. m.; Lub
uock s.uu p. m. I To Drive QCt Ma
Friday Jnno 9th: Sweetwater. 8. .. u
D'c.m: ... . . ftnlTake thfe Ol
oaiuiuuj juiiu iuhit aujiucr ;uv TASTELt
p. ni.; Colorado 8:00 p. m. whatoui:
FIRST MOM IV KKf'IIITrKK Qumme an
urK-Nft lil-'rlllv l. nw . II lllv i The Qui
NBW YORK N. Y. May 31. The Jfou hull
The Home oyQuality
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Cart lathe WttH-ll fammmmmmmimiaz.
Hiw.awtwaj. .jgh On h i
makl you Umoat Mdla mjr Wrfrri-r h-"J
)" vauniOUVa BT - H rt BiL 1 wimnii mm
aicKccaiienv ana JM mtsS. r ft-wrsm. a -
tm iBH-iiwaiiDi: m imj r i uim: r. i
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ill LJn mVlrxfi i 7
WliflHAVa CMruM At I
fJma aifc tapo
abaters Miat nub
iLVA nnJv mar!e
ftuttr. JiTt bold J
f-. . J
Up The System
TONIC. Vou know
as the formula ia
label showing it is
in a tasteless form.
nves out malaria tue
the system. 50 cents
L'out corns crow
bur heart a moment
s 0u It (file
rgdn nut '?ur n
riss over .
If makea th cara
mil clean. It's the uv.
itmntr iq sues tjr prc
You au'wtir avialUr
. -"--- BQ lUWl
fs BOldty dcuggUts svry
soldVy druzsUts evwr
wber tSe a bottl: or mut irtt y-
Ig Law$ac.j & Ca-i eWMSfe t
Sold in Abilene aad recommended
a the World I?et C?rn Remedy by
Lba Abiljna Drus Co.. aud JU.Lciaor-
Make Known to Us
OR BY PHONE
In the Grocery Line aod we will
Do the Rest.
Which HeaasFhe Best1
None hotter The very hot
W. B. Hale Sons & Keen
T(f iww M 77
BE on the SAFE Side
Thciv Art- Always
To tfu'iy (jiiL'stioit
A Right Sitle
A Wrong Sid o
IT IS BETTER TO
THE SAFE SIDE
Very Special Bargain
6 acres on North Pine Street
7 room house in Valley View
MUST BE SOLD:
SEE US AT ONOE.
COMPERE & COMPERE
LANDS LOANS INSURANCE RENTALS.
NOW IS THE TIME
TO PAINT A1JD PAPER
Don't put it off any hmjnr as ivi-iy thiiiff in J'AI.NT and
WAM I'Al'KIJ is rapidly udvuneiim in price. Unlt-bS the
war (.tops boon it is liable to uobt you 23 per ont more than
at the presiunt lime
OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT
Ralph Paint and Paper Company
Fotjrlli and 1'ine Street.
PaMina aad Felt Ht made to look like new. Clothes Cleaned
ao4 Prosed the right way
$15 and Ip
GUARANTEED TO FIT.
1I6R1 f 0 IT41MH 4BILEM1 PINCE 1905
a)a Kia. umta will ue 1.-W men
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The Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 65, Ed. 1 Wednesday, May 31, 1916, newspaper, May 31, 1916; Abilene, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth317040/m1/4/: accessed March 26, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.