The Abilene Semi-Weekly Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 97, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 6, 1916 Page: 2 of 8
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THB ABIHWB RgPOftTZlt ABILENE TEXA.
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Statemteht of the
First State Bank
At the clbse of business Nof ember 17 1916
Loans .................. .$413078.43
Furniture and Fixtures
interest in Guarai
Stocks and Sec
Cash ;and ISxoaarigc
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Capilaf ..f . . . . .. $100000.00
SurpKidnd UiyMded Profits 22889.33
Bills Bavablc J . . . NONE
Deposits ... JT. . . . 577175.47
1 See us when in need of land
and cattle loans. Our facil-
ities are such that we are
able to render prompt ser-
vice . and can make loans at
Aa rate that will interest you
s TRUST COMPANY :
RUSS LOSE VERY
uy mo AnCCittU rcaa.
nRni.lN. TlRjil. Russlals and Ru
roanlans ntJvked vlolentljp yesterday
ovor a 200ihiuo tronu lipir ouorw
characterivT n8 a waste oWilood and
they Kalncd noflranortant
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K JORDAN ID
Ga TO THE HAGUE
FDR PEACE MEET
DENVER Colo.. Dec. l. Dr. David
Starr Jordan will Icavn soon for the
Hague to direct a movement for Inter-
national peace. It was announced hero
BANQUET WAS A
Tho annual banquet of the Tried and
True Sunday school class of the First
. Ajeuioawi cnurcn neiu at tho Commer-
clat Hotel Thursday evening was at-
tended by thlrty-to young men and
This was pn evening of genuine ar0 noro for a v!st wUn Mr- and Mrs-
pleasure for the young people of Mrs 01le Wooton. They visited relatives
U J. Pickard's class and that It was .i ln Colorado before ccralng hero and
brilliant success goes without tho say. wn leave ln a few days tor tner nome
ing. Tho toasts were sparkling an-1 a Dallas.
clever the "eats" wero fit for a royal I Mr. and Mrs. Rubo Evans who had
court and tho music by the colored or- been to LlttJo Rock Ark wore hero
chestra was splendid 'Faturday guests in tho Cross Payton
Chas. Ferguson was toastmaster and home. They bought a new Bulck S.x
presided like a veteran. His "Prophe- from tho local dealers and will drlvo
cy" was the lilt of the evening and took homo to Midland In It today
the members by storm. J MrB. Jowel Having jas returned
Alfred Smith responded with "To rrom Dallas where sho spept ten days
the Boys Outside Our Class" and dls- at tho bedside of her mother. Sirs. S.
piayea cleverness ana originality. s. Anderson of Abilene who under-
K if"'.1.11 stef a11 . response was "The went an opetatloa at the Baptist San-
Ladies a subject that was brilliantly itarlum. Mm. Anderson Is beginning
Miss Mary Coopers resnonse was
lK cSJ& -rtVa Oreek department of Simmo
niasax Mvpiv tT t..hi T.rj
Our TMnhRp(n . iiJfJ'.
Our Teacher" Jn a manner that found
a ready approval. Tho teacher. Mrs.
L. J. Plckard spoke on "Our Depart
It was. tn Bum in Hinan. ..
caoioo. and proved that ther TOembenrr13"115111011 cl worda-J
oI the c88a are deep1" interested fnl
their Sundav school work. ThA han.I
Iniiar ne oaitayl Wf Itin Hnwnr.1
OlJPt as served bv thn fnnnmcrolol
was pronounced one of the best The Stuart Logan and C. I. Johnson
menu was: Oyster cocktail; bake I who returned this week from a five-
turkey and dressing; peas; potatoes. T hunting trip into the country near
asparagus tips on toast; baked white-Jun0 on the bQrde". killed two deer
rah au gratia; crab salad; cream
puffs and. whipped cr
tea. coffee mints. .
Those present were Lottie McKln-
' Wylle Dodd Gulda Moss Vernon
Emmons Salye Harber Guy
ham. Marjorte Wilson Oliver Cun
ningham. Loraine Brewlngton Grant
nmgnam jraine erewington urant
WUlls Virginia McKinney Leonard
Brooks. Hester Hoss. Joa Totten. Mil.
dred Lee. Alfred Smith Jeanne Jen- j
nings. Clayton Fonts -porta MlUer.
Chas. Galbraltb Gertrude VVJItshlre'
Charlie Ferguson Mary Cooper. Frank'
Goss Harry Dudley Waldo Sehoettla
Bauldia CroftonM J Stegall. Dr L.
J. ffckard ilira. JL. J Pickard.
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John Montgomery is in the city
greeting Ms tnany Mentis;
Mrs. James Mitchell of Mineral
Wells Is the guest of Mrs D. Coker.
O. D. Mcllroy was In town Friday
from Tralrle Lea Fhrrtf
C. M. Hunt Bradshaw banker; Was
hero Friday on business.
Mrs. Hurl Scott left Frldav for Ar-
llngtort whore she will vlstt relatives
until the holidays.
Mrs. Henry SavleS. Jr.. and llttlo son'.
Hal have returned from Boveral weeks'
visit In New Orleans La.
Mr. and Mrs Sam wulfjen have re-
turned to Colorado after a visit In the
S M. Shelton home here.
Mrs A. V. Smith has returned from
an extended visit with relatives and
friends at Terrell.
Born Friday mOrnlng to Mr. and
Mrs. Jeff Copeland residing on tho
Nugent road a daughter.
Mrs. T. S. Christopher of Trent Is
hero for a short Visit with her par
ents Mr and Mrs. Ed Tarplcy
President J. W. Hunt of Stamford
College was a visitor In Ablleno
Mrs. T. S Tabor and children went
to Putnam Thursday to spend tho day
1 H. L. SchUg of the local high school
left Thursday for Fort Worth to at-
tend the teachers' association. lene Bulck Company. t
i Georgo Flnbcrg has gone to Now -s j
Orleans on business to bo gono several I Mrs. Fuson llctter. I
days. I rs' Ed Fuson who undorwent an
I F. Crowder has returned from operation Boveral days ago for appon-
Roff. Oklahoma whore ho attended dc f Bd who was In a very tre-
tho funeral of his brother. SaS.!.0 "ft
Master Mac Cokor who was ser
IUUSIV 111 IUI BUVUIlll UI1JD U1U IJ.liH.
Week Is now much improved.
Miss Johnnie Taylor and brother
Guest nro In tho city the gticstg of
Mlas Cogce Maq Couch and Cecil
1 Mr. and Mrs. Homer Thompklns
havo returned to their home at Hnskoll
after n visit hero with the latter's par-
ents Mr. and Mrs C. H. McDanlel.
I Charles Self secretary ct tho Abi-
lene Cotton Exchange 'has returned
from n business trip to Fort Worth
Dallas and Corslcana.
I Mr. and Mrb. H. l- Wllloford of
Stamford formerly of Abilene wore
hero Saturday on tho Way homo from
Clyde where thoy spent Thankoglving.
l Mrs. John G. Jackscn who buffered
a broken arm the other day when her
.foot slipped and she foil Is. doing
Mr. and Mrs. M C. atson. of Stnm-
ford arrived in Ablleno Wednesday
night to spend Thanksgiving with Mrs.
Watson's mother Mrs. S. A. PItzcr.
jonn unsion oi muuhiuu nus corau
Abilene to make his home luuing ac-
contcd li noaltton as' bookkc0)0r with
Ltho Dusgan-DrQwn Overhand Company.
Orion Koele or tho University or
Dallas is In Ablleno spending a few-
days Tvith friondB In Simmons which
he attended last year
J. S. Thompson manager of tho Kl
Paso houso of Swift & Company spent
Friday with the local branch of that
Dr. Mfllard A. Jcnkens wont to
Rcscoe Triday morning where ho will
deliver a special sermon Friday night
returning home Saturday morning.
Dr. R. C. Pender will leave Satur-
day for Denton where ho w!U preach
Sunday for tho First Baptist church
and talio a collection for Ruckner Or-
Rev. Price nillingsley formerly of
Abilene but now of McMlnnville
Tenn 13 hero for a few days trans-
acting .business and meeting old
Dr. O. H. Cooper of Simmons and
President Jesse P Sewell of Ablleno
Christian College left Wednesdav
nlih for Fnrt Wnrlh In nttrnrf the
Mrs. Lyman Chatfielcl and son John
to jrapravei her many friends will be
College will leave tonight ITliursday)
tor Fort Worth where he goes to read
a paper to the Classical Section ot
the State Teachers' Association which
111 be in session there for three days
Dr. Toliuan's paper is on the "Latin
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GOT 3fEXICA I.10h
and a Mexican Hon. One of the deer
was a ten-point buck and the Mexican
Hon was a fine specimen. They re-
ported a most enjojablo hunt
j Jap Diet Called for December 23
f- . suji--wr ivumiw
has convened tfa Imperial Diet for
TOJCIO Doe 1 Empertor -yoaibtto
DR. W. L. ANDERSON
Qver Corner Drug Store
OPFrCE PHOVE ill
KHSIHEtJC Kj-M. i
CTTX KWS BBIEFS
0. h Scfisab&UjgJi 'dodge 1596; Ed
Ndrthrup Maxwell 1697; Jones Bar-
beo Lawn Chevrolet 169S.
Fabllc School Closed.
Tho public schools were closed Frl-
day having "turned out" over Thanks
giving. Thoy will resume work Mon-
n : "
Qaall Jetton Opens.
The quail season opened Friday.
nd ""? sportsmen took up the work
The season lasts
Marriage Licenses Issued
Tho county clerk Issued tho follow'-
Ing licenses to marry Saturday J. M.
Rlcker and Mlas Ruby Brabbln; W. I
Thornton ahd Miss Frankle Campbell.
S. H. Trotter Overland 1S90; Joe
McCollum Hamby Ford 1591; Dr.
Iono PInney Saxon 1592; Rev M A.
Jcnkena. Ford. 1593: J. H. Campbell.
Merkel. Bulck 16$4; 0. W .Kendall
Tralnload of BulcKs.
A lralnoad df bck automobile .
pjl8aed throtlRh AbUenc Saturday af-
tnrnnnn thnrn hnlnn lintwnMt ffln nnil
twelve earn In tho train. Threo of the
carB wore Unloaded hero by tho Abl-
gjaj t0 jcarn.
IVork on Incmeratlntr l'lnnl
J. W. Stokos who Is building tho
jnow municipal Incinerating plant re
turned Friday morning from a busi-
ness trip to Fort Worth. Work on
orcctlng 'tho concrete walls of the
plant will be begun at once.
Came After Negress
Doputy Sheriff Morgan of McLen-
nan county was herq Friday night and
took In charge n ucgrcss who had
been arrested by local officers on In-
formation furnished by Waco author-
ities. She was taken back to.answor
a charge of thoft from person. '
Secretary Fred T. Wood left Frl
dav momlntr for n week's trin to var-
f-..- i. .t...-.- V .. ...Ill . ..t... Hh
i(fiit niiiiitn win in nil mil iiuinu uii
I of fnrf tn iVannan rtf anTTiA tt tint tinw
1UII3 JIUIUIH WilUrO I1U Will I1IUKU Ull
Btock of UlQ Hunch oll & Ga8 Cotn.
pany He statcd bcforc cavlnB that
J0 fait confident he would havo no
grcat troublo accomplishing hla pur-
Will Motd To Abilene
E M. Hunter .DJurkt Manager for
tho Bulck Automobile will icXve "Sun-
day or Monday In his car for San An-
tonio whoro he goes nftor his wife.
Mr. and Mrs. Hunter havo lived In
Abilene before- doing light housekeep
ing They will niovo their furnltura
to Ablleno tho latter part of tho week
and occupy the LoaUxs homo on Clin
ton Avenue a
Tho regular examination for state
teachers' certificate began Thursday
wheji thero was ones applicant for tho
permanent crade and was In firtl
swine Friday with 33 applicants for
the first and second grade certificate.
The examination will last through
Friday. Prof. M. A. Williams of
Ovalo and Miss Ola Bella Hawes at-
tendance officer are In charge.
Dips at Dallus
T P. Arnold a resident of Abilene
for many years died at Dallas Friday.
morning at tne nome of nis aaugnier'
Mrs. IV13 UrimCS. TMrS. J A. UOIlins
and'Lee Arnold were called to Dallas
Thursday night. Surviving are the
widow and ten children. Mr. Arnold
went to Dallas for hli health a few
month no n.irlnl -will hfi mad at
Arlington Friday afternoon.
Cozy Nook Changes Hand.
Ernest Hamilton has sold the Cozy
Nook on Pino street and the placo will
hereafter bo called "Tho Smoko
Houso." Jack Blake who until a few
months ago was In charge of the cold
drink department of the Montgomery
Drug Company and who resigned to
take a traveling position with a to-
bacco company will havo charge of the
Smoke House Ho Is experienced In
that Hne and promises his friends tho
best of treatment
CONTRACT IS LET .
FOR EXTENSION TO
The beard of managers of the State
V'nllonlln Pnlnnn JulI a nmili t
monthly meeting Friday morning at
The board let the contract for the
pew addition to the Colony laundry
building to Oatb & Sullivan of Snyder
The extension will greatly Increase
the capacity of the laundry. Tbe cost
will be about Sf.000.
Houtlne matters occupied the atten-
uon or me noara. Ttie memborswere
tu iunqheoa eueBts or sunt nflsT-nd
MMeoa guestsor supt Bass rtnd
The Etc of the Law.
First Officer -Did you got that fel-
Jow'f uambert .
I Second Officer Xn. hit v.-ns vntn?t
itolfa.SLrt ...... ..
tJiCi'l l". T .J' Da me
WM' "" '" " r
Second Officer Wasn't KHefPi.
The Moline Universal Tractor
A trncjor universal in its adaptability to farm traction power requirements
fnnde practical for' general farm field work is offered for i our consideration
ih power tliis tractor meets your demands to pull a Double Disc Plow or a
double disc barrow or a single disc barrow with a spike tooth harrow hooked
behind or to cultivate moy or perforin such other tractor work as he averngi
farm has to do. In size too this tractor follows the idqa that thousands of far-
mers hivc given us in the past few years a close coupled self contained ma-
chine ns light'as the traction power demanded could be obtained with. Again
in the simplicity of this Moline Universal tractor have we met the demands of
men who realise that farm machinery must be simplified to the utmost to meet
tho conditions on the average farm.
Soe Them at Our 3tores--Ablteno and Ovalo
Tl. rfMin i ucnttlnf nil lhn.ui
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11 ALU. UPT HOC. J. T. K. 1UII
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man'Jer .f Ua German submarine
k f rwa un n e iobs m
Bx American lives reporieo
six American lives
government today that
(vessel for a transport.
I Germany asks the United States for
Information of the status of the ship
nnd dfacare.s "at.U '? realdy. tmake
amends If the Marina fa entitled to ira-
SWORN IN FRIDAY;
W. H. Graham who haB been sten-
ographer of the 42nd Judicial district
court for several years took the oath
of office at 9 a. in. Friday as eoijnty
attorney ox Taylor county Jmxlae;
been elected to that sosltion in the
Sir. Graham succeeds H. Rob Keeble
who held that Psltloa tor four years.
sr Keeble though still jouthful has
been a public official for ten ears
wo years as eltv attornev. four u.
tIce of tbe and f t
Tf ..." '
a"orne-. He will return to general
taw practice with offices in tbe Ab-
noy building and will oraetice in all
coni - ts. while h .-.-.a .imntv nnn
to took part la mmy of th felony
(tases In the district court und ma.de a
record in tbe county court IOr the
large number of confessions he got in
m- nmr.m i.. aian4 i ....... i.i
work - h u Ty nopubr uu
county conscientious and bard-work-
wr. ana nts menaa predict a success-
WATSON is -r
i p in mi nn ?irkhk
' YEARS B
guilty hero today of the murder mkwSSSWSaBf
of John S. PatttTsoit laic conimis- lun
sinner of banking and Insurance wHfimfifiHB
nt Tenirue last August and iyiih f BBBgPFr r Tv
sentenced to nlnct)nlnc jcarH In W f O
tho penitentiary. M I ' V
KOM'oe Watson nsKcd the court x
to allow hint to "assume his filth .sffcb&iiBi.
crs pcnnltj- fyjffis1
The cno will be npprnlcd. V fir
.mmWk. WMamM m. m 1BH Mm a M M MsMf strTsmr-nw - mi n j
. Mm rz:
UL- Illillll I &! cAi- g. jl m.
111 I 0 ft " n ncrcsn NortLrfrk to trade asvfch
I V I 1 1 I 1 bb 1-2 ficrcs Jrhiilcs
M t. mm m m - l'i?W'MS. 12 IP.iiT
ffl fl 1 II acjK linlUli
U IWI h U S ' : ' ri
II 111 La II U U If
ST" iBH HI h -JP J
iicdi tfiww rjrnaro
n lice uctlo place. HJeD
s nil 'ood land no improvements 10 miles .South of
bock Texas. $15.00 per aero.
mvo the same old Loan Company Can make loans and
C. C. Compere Abilene
Over Yager Shoe Store.
Union Painless Dentrsts
GUARANTEED WORK MODERATE PRIOlfs
CROWNS 1-1.00. SET-OP TEETH fo.00 UP
TEETH EXTRACTED 50c.
All instruments sterilized after each ot
corner . Fint and Chestnut Sts
Iter j y. (adwell Pellrcrfd Ser
Ai Thanl'hlng Union
At the First Christian
Thanksgiving Day tho ltev. .T
dist church delivered tho
Ing sermon at the union sArvi
He took as his text John J7 17
iny word la truth." He statcd that
lish his religion He was unnonulor
and the men he chose as disciples worafwaaweu aec'ared-
unlearned from the commonest walks While other nations warred for piun-
of life and therefore without infiu- der America has maintained its intcg-
once or standing in spite of this. rtty snd fulfilled the words "Thy
Chlrst developed them Into great load-' worjl B truth.' The truth of those
ers. and although they did not fully Htf4 l3 shown in Amtriea in the ln-
comprehend Jhe new religion yet af- oH ideal's life and in his relation to
ter his crucifixion they took up the h'A country as America has become
work and carried it on. to a glorious ewatMindor the leadership and infjui.
'Ictgry. ence of what Jesus taught. America
The preacher touching upon Christ's Ut 8aW should contlnua to teach to Urn
prayer that his disciples be kept from rid tb fatherhood of God and the
evil declared that the mission of brotherhood of man.
Christianity Is not death but life. Thj Mr. p&dwoii'i orn.. . .....
highest Ideal of Shlntoism is found in
death whereas the Christian's highest
.-. wu m iuv. ne innsuau
PlfpajS jfor th.e Jtfe. tp wwnd.dnj-
We Pay Highest
rloney to loan
payment on n littlrt fni-in
XortlnvtsoC Abik'iifi 1 itt in .-nlf ;;...
right tio trade.
Abilene: 75 in ciiltlv:iiinn. ?r.
grass lnnd. Only J13.00 per aero. SSOonri r.iR'h
Abillne Text! Puori5SSR3
h - - 'I'r.'wxiyu
ready to enjoy the
sojourn on earth cots
bliss he expects in
Us field In ag-
!f .eonf.truct ve and progressive" M6
to the point end was greatly enJoyo
The balance of the program which"
incmaea epeeaUy fine lauiic. was
rreaoweed most mDre6si
t.mrrmmmm iiniiv nillli
njffltfowi. Heifers & oJUM
Ijft W. M. STEWARD
i.J 1 -yxw-wiiwwwini 1. 1.1 lJ
fife tntr aft. i..i.r
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