The Albany News (Albany, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. , Ed. 1 Friday, August 7, 1925 Page: 2 of 6
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Down From Crosbyton
Will Lcnore *u down from Croabyton thin wwk, \?n>tiiiK out ut
and he aaul they haven't anything up there hul Oranjjer
and m he drove all the way down to vAlbanv to jret a j<1 ulc o
Christian Endeavor News
An intf-rr'stii ir imtprnm will he discussed at the Presbyterian
t'hureh hi o'clock. The topic is: "The Benefits of \Vliolsesonie
I'lay." Don't i.-itlif inspirational things that will he said eoiu-ernin_'
Will haa hfen living out on the Plain* lor several years, and ,'7"' '"I*"'- The Christian Kmlea*ore« of this city ure to be hosis to tb«-
U like it right well. But say folks, yon ptnow we just don't lite District Convention Aumitt 28, 2!) and .10. A great spiritual feast is e\-
that flat country oat there, no swimming holes, no tfiahinir |x>nda, no J |"-<-ted. This i'onventijn is not only lor young ]>eople hut tor evcrybo.lv.
trees, mor nothing of that kind to break the monotony. ' Wouldn't like! Aluonjj the outttaiHling s|>eakcrs is Dr. E. B. Surface, pastor of the JCeii-
U nbe • boy oat there, never have no / tone bruises on his heels, no | trnl Presbyterian ChnreH, of Ahilene. Dr. Surface will "pieach the deeisi."i
MM* laH, knowa |BOthing whatever about cutting a ram tree, never hail service oil Sunday afternoon. By all means you should hear him. He
the fhaim of climbing a pemiuunori tree and unlocking an o'possum'•> is a younir peoples' lover and knows-how to talk to them. Then, 'here will
will never^kaow how to climb (a hiekorv nut oi |<ec«n I be Mr. lluppert'., our much-loved Field Secretary. Mr. Huppertr. has been
fc* ,W>0 grow q^> with long hair on his breast, won't ,know- in our city several times uiul most of us know him. If you do not know
how to shoot a pin. Nothing doing for us, Will, out in him, meet him at the Convention, lie is full of "pep" Vnd knows lot-
conatry, because when youi^ notion crop fails, where are you? altout Endeatorers. Do not fail to hear and know ;him. He is v itallv
bere is grand old Shackelford county when we have a crop interested in all of us.
WW can gather mesquite lienns, acorns, skin rabbits and |m>Ic < n Saturday evening a big Fellowship Banquet will he held in the
trap for wolves end get our,meat down in mollie cotton tail thicket. Christian rhurch. No one wants to n.is* tin* so be sure and register.
—"The Home of the Hereford"— The registration fee will be r>0 cents for Seniors and 25c lor Intermediate*
WE THANK YOU
Card of Thanks
Wa wish to thamc our friends in Albany and Neweomb 'for the
aad aympathv shown us durint: the illness and death of our
and sister. We also thank them for the many 1m autiful
afferinga.—Mr. and Mrs M. A. Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Fliner Smith,
Mr. aad Mia. C. C. Comer, Mrs. and Mrs. Carrtdl Smith, Mr. and
Waller, Mr. and Mrs. .lohn S. Smalley.
-"The Home of the Hereford
Help us to |iut C. F. over the to^i for "Chfist und tho
—"The Home of the Hereford"—
Met After Fifty Years
W. P. Cook Here
W. P. Oeok, of Hil!sboro, was heie this week for a breathing ■^•ell
Cum (down from the Panhandle where lie spent several <la)s. W. P., U j good tiiii; Malkini; ov -r
a banker in his home town, and is interested in the Albany Furniture lon_> ago
Ce., ef this city. He si:ys that itliin^s look good to him out here, town
haa taken on new life, and shaking of the road 'traffic, says that "the
Bankbead Highway seems to be taking more traffic than any of th •
highways he has been on.
—"The Home of the Hereford"—■
Dr. Hardy Here From Belton
Dr. Hardy, of Belton, «ns h plea -ant eallei nt th" News oflio thi<
week. Dr. Hardy U | resident tf the Belton f emale Colleje. and i- <an|
to be one of the largest female •«• 11 < ■ in the South. Srnl 11 . i: i. ,a«t
year's Enrollment was over two thou nnl, .nil -aid tntiir, that l,i> im
mei school at Belton I j tuer a thousand -tiuleuts Dr. Hardy i '/real
school man, and is doing a great work down theie at Belton.
--"The Home of the Hereford"
D. Ci. Stover, of Lusk, and B. W. Stover, of Oklahoma, both double
ooiix>n«, ;uet lu-i we«-k for the tirat time in fifty years. That's a doggone
long line 1n(\s, to be seperated, and .I-,athelt Time has frosted the boys'
l.air, him,: his spectacles on their nose, and plowed wrinkles in their
tnces, ilmt not wrthst a tiding, they are still boys, got lots of kick in 'e*n
\et, und fliey are going to play hall a long tunc \et, excepting, niayheso,
an accident eoines along. Yes, these hillbillies seperated over in the
niountaiiis nt Tennessee fifty years ago, and we ejtyeet that they had a
he scenes and the happenings ot boyhood in the
"The Hume of the Hereford"—
Orphanage Cottage Moved
The i ophana'je Cottage, one built for Superintendent tiiliiiore Sinit
and family, and the faculty, has been bought by Gray Webb, ai.u same
has been moved ilnw.i on a lot ilist north of his home, that is to say, o,,
iiitiiiimii'iiiiiiiinuiiii'ini'iMinsiisshsh-hh • • ish sl h>hh shshlihhhhl it- * .•
Jwsite . - home, list a> loss the street ninth. \leelr ni<v are now Ihisv
'■elliti ' i jr I (low II i.[' i .olid to'1 'latiol Tills etitta e fe eon
vol Hd inl o an ,.|> i I •• . ; ho:, i.
—"The Home of the 'lereford"—
Gone to See Grandson
Mr. and M n . Eli M. yer are visiting over in the city of Snyder. Yes.
ever there at the hon.c of Mr. and Mrs. Jini Reynolds. There's a new ,
fcejr over there, and Grandma and Grandpa Meyer have gone over to make
the acquaintance of this young man.
—"The Home of the Hereford"—
MOVED TO MERKEL THIS WEEK
Mr. and Mrs. Mack Best have moved to Merkel. Mack will t have
efcaiga af the drilling of the oil well iust over the line in Jones county.
Omm eight or nine miles north of Merkel. Mr. and Mrs. Best .have lived
ia Albany for many \ears, Mack ticing the manager for the Ibex com-
Mighty nice folks, and we were sorry to see them 'leave, but wish
ueeeaa and happiness in their r.ew home.
—"The Home of the Hereford"—
Charley Qraham is attending the road meeting at Sweetwater this
Tea, it's a big road meet, and quite a number of road folks are
there from all over West Texas.
—"The norae of the Hereford"—
*1* *1* *1* «*«
We Thank Our Patrons
W'e wish to state that we have sold our bus-
iness to Mr. (I. C. Butler who has assumed
charge of same, in this connection we sin-
cerely thank each and everyone for their
trade during the 12 years we have been in
business in Albany. The loyalty of our pa-
trons and friends has made the success of
this store a possibility. Again we thank
one and all and bespeak for Mr. Butler a
continuation of the trade given in the past
J. L. Castleberry
In announcing the closing,of one busi.**** «
and the opening of another we desire to ^ ^
thank those that made possible the success
of the former business for this we are
However, words alone are but a feeble
expression of gratitude. To us, thank-
fulness implies a deeper sense of response
bility toward you; we realize that to
worthy of your continued friendship 1MB
must oblige ourselves to greater service.
To the fulfillment of this ambition we,
look forward with greater hopes, antici-
pating the greater Responsibilities that go,
hand in hand with a greater and a better
Albany, we have dedicated ourselves toj
We have purchased the Drug busin<
of J. L. Castleberry. We hope to carry out]
as perfectly as is humanly possible the higl
standards which have been the policies <
this business. With this supreme effort«
our .ij-oal we hope to achieve the fullest ii
tsrpretation of Service, and express oi
gratitude to you in the most substai
tial manner we are capable of, and ask
continuation of your patronage.
The Rexall Drug SI
G. C. BUTLER, PROP.
Successor to J. L. Castleberry
The Katy riauts 2(i i ons
One Mile For 29 Cents
Railroad revenues bulk so larjre in the aggregate, be-
cause of the tremendous volume of service performed,
that few people realize how cheaply freightis carried!
Ainrrican railroad rate# are nut only the lowest in tht
world, but they are relatiivly lower than rater charged
for any terrier of like value now enjoyed by society.
Th* Kmty a average revenue for hauling on at>eraae carload of Z6
tons one mile is approximately t centt. For hauling the
esrfooa wheat - which weighs nearly 38 tons-the Katy's rev-
enue w £5 cents per average mile. An average car of cotUm, weigh-
ing 114 tons, brings the Katy only SS'i cent* per mile; a car of
*** weighing 12 tons, to cents per mile; a car qf cattle, weighing 11
tons, ISH cents per mile: car ofkege, weighing 10 tons, HI '7 cents
per mile; * car of lumber, weighing 25 tons, cent* per mile.
. * t,
—DICK'S NEW FILLING STATION—
is now open for business. .Drive in and
get GAS, OIL, W ATER AND AIR.
y Quick service and courteous treatment.
A Diadnctive Service Record
In th« flrat ai> month* of 19E&, M per-
cent of all main line Katy |nmnpr
U-aina operated made scheduled time.
In the tame period, VI. 6 percent of all
wheduMKaty packafeearain freifht
fcenrica arrived at destination on time.
Because the United States has developed the greatest system of railroads that ex-
ists anywhere on the face of the earth, it has become the world's leading industrial
nation. And, railroad sernce is not only cheaper in America than in any other
country, but it is the best. Never before has it been as prompt and dependable as
during the last two years. Adequate railroad service, witn freedom from car
shortage and congestion, is a business asset to the farmer, the merchant, the
banker and the manufacturer. The Katy—the pioneer line in its distinctive terri-
tory,and the onlu railroad serving a!l the mors important centers in Oklahoma
ana Texas from both Kansas City and St. Louis—solicits your supi
taintng conditions that will permit the continued improvement ana
of Katy service to and from the Southwest.
PHONE NO. 58
—We carry a complete stock of Groceries
and Hardware—Your orders will be gfwi
prompt attention. •
GOLDEN STATE BUTTER—
—FLEISC HMANN'S YEAST
Yours to Serve,
D. E. ROGERS & SIN
-PHONE 5a- i
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McCarty, Richard H. The Albany News (Albany, Tex.), Vol. 41, No. , Ed. 1 Friday, August 7, 1925, newspaper, August 7, 1925; Albany, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth393484/m1/2/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Old Jail Art Center.