Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 137, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 8, 1912 Page: 4 of 8
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busIncsB session nt ino cnurcn iiuu-
day afternoon. On account ot Iho bad
1 weathor this 1b tho first good nttond-
anco they havo had this year bo af-
ter tho regular routine of business
tho Bazaar business ivnB stralghton-
ed out and the ladles decided to as-
sist In paying the furnace bill for tho
church. Thoro tvaB a good attond-
anco and a Bplendld meeting.
'The "Gleaners" of tho First Pros-
byterlan church mot Wednesday af-
ternoon with Mrs. Hoffman. This
was tho regular monthly business
meeting and among other things dis-
cussed wore ways to ralso monoy. It
wno ifenldml to havo a "PIo Salo"
down town tho last Saturday In this
month place to bo decided later.
The collections 'for ino nnernoon
wero unusually good. Tho society
adjourned to meet the first Wednes-
day In March with Mrs. Holtchow.
Mrs. Hoffman then led the way to
the dining roQnVwhero she Borved de-
licious hot chocolate and calces.
Those present wero: Mesdames Wal-
ker 'Boone Heltphow Vandenbarlr
Hoffman; Misses Carrie Sayles and
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BIRTHDAY PARTY. "
Little Miss Clara Payton was the
charming honoree at a riost pleasant
birthday party Saturday aftornoon
when her mother Mrs. Payton enter-
tained at her borne in College Heights.
' The youthful guests who had been
bidden to help celebrate tho occas-
ion played games on the lawn.
Later the hostess led tbe way to
tho dining room.' The shadej were
v drawn and the electric lights shone
ox a' prettily decorated table. Cake
and chocolate wero served. The birth-
day cake was white wbHo. ten pink
candles told tho story of the honor-
's ee's age.
""' After the merrlmont of the- refresh-
ment hour the games requited the
time until leave-taking
tjlara was remembered with num-
erous choice little gifts betokening
the favor In which sho isSheld1 by her
little friends. She met -her guests
wearing a dainty white frock touch-
ed up in pink ribbons. -
Those enjoying the afternoon were:
MIsses Fanny Pearl Cockran Kath-
erine Hall Juanfta Hinsley Slavilla
-HenBley Mildred Bounds Mozelle
Culler Ruth Lasley Helen Stanley
Fay Doman Velma Petree 'Jessie May
. Cox Helen Cox Ellen Waldrop;
Mesdames C. W. Cowden Cross Pay-
ion B. C. Hlnes Henry Hall and
. Ttobert Rankin. .
r WILBUR MACDONALD.
- "For what Is genius else than a
'priestly power revealing God toHhe
human soul!" Iilszt.
'- . In tbe passing of Wilbur MacDon-
ald Director of the Polytechnic Fine
' Arts Department America and espec-
ially Texas has sustained a great
lss in that Bhe lias been called up-
on to give up a great teacher and
consummate artist. TexaB can ill af-
ford to Iobo him! And wo stfiud with
bowed heads awestruck as it were;
groping for a ray of light to illume
our churched and benighted hearts
in this great affliction. In vain do
we Beek for a solution of this mystery
j within our mtdBt! Our finite vision
cannot see why this has come to us!
Cut down in his prime barely in the
zenith or a glorious career; just as
bis colossal genius with the insplra
tion of mature manhood was begin
' nlng to grapple great problems the
putcomo of which were soon to be-
come known and recognized through-
out the world. But we cannot tell
and etbar MU due to aa inactive coadi
ties of lie Liver Stomach and Bowel 1
may be obtaiaed t plmimitly and 4
meet promptly by wiag Syrup of Ff 3
mi EKxir of Seaaa k k aet m tur
aad uatried rem lily balja m4 byl
' miMinni -'fil Infin iMtil at--lirntinh
out tbe world la cUwiie ad sweeteal
aad ttreagUkea Ae tyitem whenever a
laxative remedy ie needed.
When bvyiag ! e Ml aoM
of tbe Cowfy CaSorak Fig Syrnf J
: Co. ariatod on every BMbafe of the
Regular atiee 50 per bot ee tiee ealy.
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would rejoice. Perhaps oVon now
nngcls aro listening enraptured to
divine strains of melody which In
hla perfected and heavenly atato ho
produces for his ipunortal audienco
sbraphlo rapsodles glimpses of which
ho doubtless oftlmes caught wbilo
Bcatod.at his plano-forto In tho Bac-
red soiuslon of tho midnight hour
transported by hnrmonlcB BUblimo
his rapt soul soared heavenward!
WUbitr MacDonald wa3 capable of
tho truest tondorest and most unsel-
fish' friendship generous nlmost to a
faulti And so great was hiB dominant
personality that one coming in con-
taot with him was inspired at once
with confidence and admiration. His
ideals not alono in his artistic ca-
reer but In all things wero of the
loftics nor would ho over lower for
any consideration at any time the
high standard ho had set up for him-
self in tho budding of his genius
How beautiful and consoling it
must bo in thiB dark hour to tho lov-
ed ones and what a sweet reflection
in the future to tho Uttlo daughters
to havn had such a father such a.
husband such a brother such a son!
His spirit has taken its untimely
flight from Its earthly body of clay
but bis influence through tho med-
ium of the array of young students
who so worshiped him will go on to
countless ages llk0 a ripple in the
water growing greater and deeper
until it reaches the shore.
LEOJfA POITEYIN FRASER.
The monthly meeting of tho Amo-
ma Sunday School Class of Jtho
First Baptist church was held ato
home of our teacher MrB. W. C. Neal
on Sunday afternoon (February 4.)
All took part In singing a hymn
and then were led. in prayer by Mrs.
NeaL Other members of tho class
offered short prayers for the meet-
ings which was at that time in pro-
gress. Sunday School lessons of the last
3 Sundays were reviewed and notes
and explapatlons - given by Kate
WallB Carrie Boley Alice Williams.
Following this was tho 'business
meeting. Among other things plans
for a social in the near future were
Asur entertainer resigned to take
up another work in the Sunday School
Daisy Evans was elected. We alJ
know she is well qualified for this
Tho class adjourned and will meet
tho first Thursday in March at the
home of Miss Carrie Boley in Col-
After adjournment fruit wasv pass-
ed to all by our hostess. Thpse who
enjoyed the afternoon with Mrs. Neal
wero: Misses Florence Chandler
Stella Williams Dofothy Carson Mat-
tie Matheson Blanche and Kate Walls
Carrie Boley Alice Williams Eva
Wilson Inez- James Edith Odor Dai-
sy' Evans and "Tho Bunch" all 'cept
'On June 31 the Womens Mission-
ary Society of the First M6thodist
church entertained with a Lucindla'
B. Helm Tea at tho beautiful homo
of Mrs. Ruse Harris IliD S. Fourth.
The reception hall was decorated
with ferns the library .and dining
room .with Chinese llllles.
Miss Ella Cockrell the president
of the society in her usual pleasant
manner welcomed the gueste at the
door and presented them to tho char-
ming hostess Mrs. Harris.
Mrs. Common in her agreeable and
attractive way received tho guests In
the library. Thoso who remained for
tho house party consisted of Mesdames
Barnes Hardwicke Hill Prltchott
Hall WIdmer and Miite Irvln. Each
St whom helped to make the tea a
Mrs. Hall our pastor's wife gave
a very interesting anu lnsiruuuvu uun.
on Liucindla B. Holm. To the delight
of all present MrB. C. M. Woodward
gavo several readings our apprecia-
tion of same being shown by the sev-
eral encores. Mrs. M. P Itogora gave
a beautiful reading which waa en
joyed very much. Llttlo Misses Em-
preaa Young and Josell GarTlaon
gave: their speeches and Adual
Orlsae Baraea aang her little song
all In a very grateful way.
MIbh jimraie morrow uaa cunrgu oi
the graphaphono aad gaye soveral
selections on samo.
After the program MrB. Cannon
uaheredKtho guests Into tho dining
foom where Mrs. Wldner and Mrs
Pritchett served light ' rofreamenta.
At a late hour we departed for our
many aomes feeling that the time hadj
been profitably and pleasantly speet.
The recital program gives by the
rRoMofelA Club oft Wednesday after-
nooH wag thoroughly ealoyed. The
attwHaacp waa very Mood aeventlj
s"cSBP5 H-f v-HaVk f LPri and tf
ii2- v"M ?T 4f
Items of interest wero discussed
among them the Edwnrd Baxter Per-'
ry Lecture Recital which will bo'tonBt mistress called tho following:
given by tho Roserifold X31ub on Feb
runry twenty-sixth or tWenty-BOVentli
date to bo decided by Mr. Perry. Tho
Glub hopes to havo a paekdd liouso
grc&t Mr. Perry and nBBuro nil who
hnvn thn irnoii fortune to hear this
talented nrtlst that thoy will bo raoro
than nleased with tho ovenlng'g per-'nnd
formnnce. Much regret waa oxpress-i JMr. Larkln Rogors graciously fur-
cd by tho Club at tho resignation of(nl8hod tho enjoyable music and at tho
Mrs. Bass nri president whlcii; owing closo hed quito a llttlo foto of his
to other duties necessitated thlB re- own. .
slgnatlon on tho part of MrB. Bass. Tho spnclcfUB rooms tho cheery
Mrs. 'Rankin accepted tho presidency riroT tho sympathetic inuBic and tho
and Mrs. Dlgby-Roberts was elected particularly harmonious mood of tho
vlcoJpresidont Mrs. Hlnes gonerous-1 guests made qulto an enjoyablo nf-
ly gave fior homo for a social meeting fair.
on February 14th. Tho program on I
Wednesday consisted of
Cshorzo B Minor; Chopin. Miss
To Spring; Grieg. Hunting 'Song;
Mendelssohn Miss Rogers.
Violin Hungarian Sketches; Geza
Horvath. Adoration; BorowBkl.
Valse Chromatic; Godard.-Miss
?tlT:lM the villagers Is a critical one and
una. mne nm iniireuuv imer-
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XXI Club met in social session '
3 p. m. Saturday at tho residence of
Mrs. A. H. Kirby Misses Thomas and
Dorch hostesses. 1
uiud came io oraer ana answereu
roll call with Quotations on Friend
. . . . i
ship. After other business Mrs.!
Moon was unanimously elected hon-
ary life president.- CIud adjourned
and was turned over to the hostesses
who distributed red heart-shaped fol-
ders on which tho guests were re-
quested to write the ipve of Martha
Curtis and George Washington.
-The guests MesdameB Harris
Bainff. McGgo and Miss Gibson ser
ved as judges and awarded the prizeje" Jl'lf
a 'dainty hand-pamted colonial tea-
cup and saucer to Mrs. Moon. Re-
freshments were served in the beau-
tlful decorated dining room. Mrs.
Moon with cspoclal graco eorvlng tiB
Mrs. Payton MyCountry.
Mrs. Heltchow Old Glbry
Mrs. Curtis Our Noxt President.
Mrs. ABton Tho American Woman.
Mrs. Robin JOnesTno Amorlcan
Tho last waB particularly happy
callodjforth much applause.
FLOODS IN SPAIN AND PORTUGAL
Reports Come From All Parts' That
Hirers Aro Oat oft Bnnks
By Associated PrCBsrv
MADRID Fob. 8. Floods of a ver
bad character aro reported from all
Parts ot sPal? and PrtusS f""? t0"
. ls f that r VB
have overflowed their banks and in-
liin.lntn.l nntlrn vIllncpB. Thn nltlintinn
. . . thnlp
4JIUU.V UUTO UCUU UIWU - -
j homes in search of a place of safety.
T.TRnrW. Fh. 8. The PortUKal
fi00ds have claimed many victims and
tjje suffering among tho homeless is
FOR THE CHILDREN
also for CBDWrt persons
QUICK - SAFE - RELIABLE
FOLEY'S HONEY and TAB
A (TOMMON COLD neglected may gc
quickly into CROUP BRONCHITIS oi
PNEUMONIA which often means a sud
den fatalitv. Keep FOLEY'S HONEY
AND TAFi COwlPOL?. jiWayi v the
house and give at fir. i sign of r -Mild.
Re'.'. y'.M -tec
For Sale By McLemore-Baaa Dtuk Co.
for this Viablo
5MeV womeef are invited tV consult
VV WS-Ji1 I V
strictly private and sacredly iMftatr1 Wne without fear and witboat
fee to World'a Dispensary. R. V. Pierce M. D. Pres't Buffalo Nk Y.
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets regulate and invigorate stomach liver
bowels. Sugar-coated tiny granules
For the Little Things and Some
Big Things About the Home
. We want yoU if yoli only will jvhen you find that the
home needs things in the Hardware line just to give this
store an opportunity to demonstrate its ability to serve
you faithfully and save you money.
Isn!t the store well worth a visit then if. it can (and
it can and will) do this for you? '
We want your business you know that; We need your
business we can prove that.
We'll do 'our best to merit your business give us a
chance. t t . 4 J
If you are going to garden'this year seens'about tools
and seed hose etc. v - - '
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1 HARDWARE CO.
YEGG SUSPICIS HELD
BY DALLAS OFFICERS
Beteetlre CoHaelly ofl Local Force
Made Investigation WhiclnMay
Have Led to Captures
DALLAS Feb.' 7ErnoBt Strength
and. Irish O'Malloy both natives of
Dallas are under arrest and tho lo-
cal officials havo in their possession
enough dynamito and fulmlng capB
to blow up tho Fort Worth union sta-
tion as result-of activities following
the recent blowing of two atoro aafoB
in South Dallaa.' Tho arrests wore
made by Chief of Detectives J. Q. Al-
exander Lloutoimnt Honry ToJnnor
and Detectives Gunning and DoWitt
and theso officers gave credit for val
uable Information furnished by Cap-
tain Connelly of tho Fort Worth force.
Tho arrests were made 'early Tues-
day mornlpg. Tbe men wore' nrrestoa
at the St. Francis hotel a placo on
upper Elm street in tho rear of tho
Dallas opera house.
Following a tip secured from Cap-
tain of DoteotlvpB Connelly of Fort
Worth Chief of Dotectlves Alexander
locatel tho two men in tho St Fran-
cis hotel. They had been in Ft. Worth
so bis information ran and thero made
tho llquldf oxplosivo out of dynamite
according ' to. Captajln Connolly Jt
was brought back to Dallas
This morning Lloutenant Tanner
and Detectives Guanlng and DQWltt
following up tho clow strollod into
the St Francis hotel. Continuing their
stroll they reached the room and en
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Snrf. Doctor nl(jector tried in vein.
no lasting turn it is o vroncKr tht
dllcourBejJLie - . '
thejaoMKflnd tick wlrndn liave'loBtHl
lined as the rej)Ht of the uee eC
& FavodtHPrescri pt ion.
is Inflammation and ulcere
'MJIKE8 WK71K WOMEN STRONG
SIQK WOMEN WELL. K
Rcfele substitutes offered by unscrupuloue dnHUieta'
by letter frti. All oorreepondeoee
easy to take as candy.
tered. Tho girl wife of O'Malloy him-
self and. Strength wero asleep there.
"Wako up Irish" said Tanner "day's
Irish woko with a bound but Tan-
ner beat him to it and ho Bank back
with a resigned smile in which Irish
humor lurked. Then tho detectives
began the search. Noticing tho clos-
et Gunning asked where- tho key was.
"Oh T think it's lost" said ono of
itho trio carelessly "Whoro aro your
street clothes?" asked DoWitt of 0'-
Malloy's pretty 18-year-old wife. "Oh
they are in tho closot" she said. The
detectives secured a koy from tho pro-
prietor of tho hotel and opened 'the
closot Neatly stacked up twonty-sov-cn
sticks of dynamito mot their gaze.
On tho floor was a black valise. In-
vestigation Bhowod it contained the
suspected bomb.caps and nitroglycer-
in. Thoy woro taken to tho city hall
and tho suspected yoggmen with tho
girl wont to iho city Jail.
1 'ltMlftM .M.lAn tltnt II1...'' ..Villi
Dotectivo DowItt of the girl. There
was no answer Lifting up tbe pll-
)ow tho detective foutod"two Colt's re-
volvers every chamber loaded.
On tho dresser i the room Lieu-
tenant Tanner found a "Jimmy" UBed
I by burglars. This mornfng Gunning
and DoWitt wpnt ottt to the Van gly-
ka Grocery Company Erva and
Grod Ave and found that the "Jim-
my" fitted otfactlyvJuto marks ;at the
place whore ontrarico bad beet effec-
ted Sunday night ' f y
Itoflncd Vhh1oy!1Io Jewel TeaJght
'-.AHeaerIck nd (he Wrigat Bls
ters riiarMoay pn$g xtunms aI
Capt .A. G. Webb went to Balrd
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Abilene Daily Reporter (Abilene, Tex.), Vol. 16, No. 137, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 8, 1912, newspaper, February 8, 1912; Abilene, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth334194/m1/4/: accessed May 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Public Library.