The Albany News (Albany, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, October 12, 1917 Page: 5 of 6
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^ How Billy Sunday
THE SNOW MAN IS COMING
How are your roofs? Now is the time to patch
up those holes. Don't wait until the snow man
does it for you. When you buy
RED CEDAR SHINGLES
of us you get only the best, cut full thickness
from straight grain heart timber, dried under
slow heat so as to retain their life. They will last
for years. Phone us your order today.
Hands It To People
ROCKWELL BROS. & CO.
Hay, do you want to be a lot
of cheap skates all your days?
Reach out and take for your-
selves the promises of God.
Stop your wind-jamming pray-
ers and go out and ask your g
neighbors to be Christians.
Some of the prayers that you
offer up just make me sick. I
.just get boiling hot to see some
people do something they call
trying to serve the Lord,
(iod Almighty must feel (lis-
With null ice tmruiil none, with charity for
' lot I girts nn to set tin right." — LINCOLN.
nil, irith firmness in the right, as
ffiorals jf Ifrnsmtala j
fTlrn N«wn it« r«ad«ra to mail or phon# In th« name* ami places of r«Ai«| *nrr of
•ny visitor* ** •••My in th* wsek an poaaibl* If you know of other paraonala kindly a«nd
them ala«' with the nam** of th« communicant Thin will ifr -atly itMNixt Th«* Nnwn m kt-ep
Inic 111 tour h with I'u ul happeiiingnand w illb# highly itp|>r«ciaU*<l Kiutok I
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Lynch Bob Craighead was over from
/ere in the city Tuesday. Stephens county this week.
pwn from Lambs
gusted with your lack of faith.
If He wasn't able to do what ^
He's promised, He wouldn't
have asked you to pray for it.
You iust go through the mo-
tions, and you don't expect God "
to answer your prayers; you'd m
be terribly surprised if He did.
People pray: "Lord increase our
faith," and then sit down and
never do a thing.
No wonder we're going to the
devil and growing up without
(iod. Few families go to prayer
Judge 1. A. Matthews was L. C. McKelvev was doing 'nt'eting. n'ne (Hlt ut ten (l°n 1
Head ranch business in the city Wednesday. ^iavt> l'ra>er meeting in their
home; no family prayer in their
F. B. Cloud and Dolph Long home. No wonder our nation is
Reynolds was made a business trip to Lueders drifting away from the Lord.
I C. F. Smalley was over from
ilreckenridge this week.
We had a light frost in Shack
elford county Tuesday morning.
A state of war has been thrust upon us. A United
Nation in this solemn hour calmly faces the future
with that confidence born of complete faith in
The ALBANY NATIONAL BANK stands united with
every member of this community and country to
co=operate in every way possible in resisting any
attempt to abrogate American Freedom, Justice and
BUY A LIBLRTY BOND THRU US
THE ALBANY NATIONAL BANK
U v,, y . . v.
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v "ft* t
Judge B. F.
Dwn from Throckmorton this I uesday.
Bobby Connelly is the great-
it boy actor in the world. Just
ght years old. yet he is a movie
ar of international fame.
vst Installed Hoff-Man
Sanitary Steam Press
Your Instructions Are Law
When you tell us to clean,
ress or repair your clothes,
aying particular attention to
ertain things, we follow your
May we have the opportun-
of convincing you that our
neral line of work is supe-
its pressed - - $ .50
its cleaned and pressed LOO
'ousers pressed - - • '<&
'rous. cleaned and pressed .50
tre ka||U other work in protwrtion.
hatf* s«*vt> you .'i'5 l-.'> p**r cent on
r9 ^1 work.
Bobby Connelly, the boy
actor, will play every Saturday
niuht at Birchwoml Theatre, b -
ginning Saturday night, < t.
Bob Bi/.zell is on the - iok
this week. Bob moved the pit*- conteinpli'
ture show Tuesdaj ar 1 he has bod. about
I'm no pessimist, but I'm simply
What would you think of a
farmer that would pray: "(),
Lord, send me a crop," and then
\\ . to > darned la/. , to plant ttn•
corn? Well, you pra> (iod to as shown in another article in
list save people, and then you're too 'his paper, about the los.> ot this
1/. ' ) talk to any-
esus praying to
we get that way, let's jar loose nurses. We wonder why they
from each other in quarter didn't cut this appropriation.
• who sections, thereby getting six
ot the more senators, three more state Ceorge DeLefosse was doing
live houses and, to be sure, inayl>e!jH1(.
exchanges, is still \ i over more and rottener politics. But
the loss of unlucky Jim Fer- let us hope. Stamford Leader.
Sir Richard McCartv,
guides the versatile | •
Albany News, one
ness in the city this week.
guson. Dick, Jim has quit us,
politically, and «iuit us by the
work of his own hand and the
hard'-r working of his own
tot;:1 >ie, so nobody is t' blame
but him. As for your weeping.
been sick every nice and lie Cod to do something while
says the next time that show is loaf on the job. Bah!
to be moved, he is in favor of
not moving it any more.
Oscar Craharn's Opera com-
pany played to a full house here
Monday night. Oscar Craham
is a favorite with the theatre
goers of Albany :>nd he always
catches a good crowd, gives a
good clean show and there ain't
no napping during the show.
Church at Newcomb
There are people her
own a lot of things thev would
not have had if they hadn't lied
about it. I tell you, it does'nt
Well, my dear brother Knglish,
you sling the kings Knglish like
an old hand and in your chase
after ideas, you drive the wedge
home and th-• n some. But in the
matter of Jim Ferguson, he is
. „ „ .... ..... . one of the has beens and politi-
A. A: M. to Abilene. Ot all the ....
i i •, cally, his name is Dennis. Now
towns on the map, besides Stam-
ford, honestly. Dick, we would in the matter of cutting Texas
•vou rather Abilene would have that half in two, we have already
college. But that is settled, no voted in the affirmative, and the
that matter if you think Abilene was (|Ujcker WP do it< th(1 sooner
heated out of it; no matter if . t n
Mr. and Mrs.
were in from
W. T. Powers
the ranch this
West Texas will get
M. S. LONG
ATTORNEY AT LAW
OHct with W. L. NUrrU
Albany, - - Texas
others think Abilene was trying
to cheat herself into it. What at the ,m' count«r- or a division
you say about the distribution of spoils. So let's launch
pay. I he eyes of the L >rd run pie for the state is true as gospel; the battle and make it a plat-
through the earth and you can't what you say, in that article, form demand. Say. did you
notice that they are going to
build another lunatic asylum and
they want West Texas to bid for Also cleaning, altering, and
able to the Fast Texas politi- il" Awful liberal, ain't they? hats reblocked.
cians. All this partiality in poli- They must think that we people Orders taken for suits.
I). Brush was on our streets tics prm>., but one big fact to out herein the west are all wet LAUNDKY. PHONE 197.
us. The day of Texas dividing
hide your iniquities from Cod.
Vou needn't read the newspapers
to learn that your sins will lind
about inmates of the Abilene
epileptic colony coining from the
swamps of Fast Texas is so
nearl\ true as to be uncornfort-
Carl L. Lieb
Pressing on Hoff-Man
Rev. Ben Hardy will preach
at Newcomb Sunday afternoon in the city this week,
at >'i ;$0. F very body has a cor-
dial invitation to come.
Buggies, Hacks, etc. for Sale
We have a number of good
second hand vehicles for sale
cheap. Will take good notes if
buyers cannot pay all cash.
Albany Livery Stable.
()-12 W. B. Bi/./.ell. Manager
is not far distant. Jim Ferguson ,
F I'isch was doing business suits the South Texas people.
they say. Let them have him
and when the state is cut in two
Mrs. C. F. Smalley was shop- or four, as some say it will be.
ping in the city this week. Th« . if you can't put up with
the dyed-in-the-wool West Tex-
Brother P. F. Kaiser and lady aM for governor, you have a per-'
were in the city Wednesday.
Commissioner Kirk Ledbetter
was down from Fort Griffin this
IHUII 1 iM,
I Hill;; . I. .a-
• ill fee .1 1.1 I .!
if (k't I
\ I I' K \( i s
\i. , rn
■ f tl. St 1 • I
feet right to ship your outfit
down into the district you like
I best and whoop 'em up for the
man of your choice. Vou know
that a Soutti Texas man has very
little in common to do with a
Panhandle citizen. One basks
in the sun of the tropics and is
,,t browned by the
it trail •
th - nian.i-
'•.en a more
Keep it in Mind
': 1 t V
. t. youI
. 11 nlti®
—That our stock of Staple and
Fancy Groceries is always com-
plete. At our store you will find
a splendid assortment of
Everything to Eat
In fact, it is our business to
cater to the wants of the people.
—Come in and see us. Courteous treatment,
and your trade will be appreciated.
R. S. Murrie
il ';>• nit'f
Ir ■ 1 t|,
\\ It Sir t!
lur of th«-
th:il In ;j
Kotbtr in tli
nf last y«\ir
llt'«| his inf'
with hi-t fa-
i' I at th< ir mil
it> irt 1 rivrmi' I ■ hav<>
: I,' Hint' | r-. • r un n 1! 1 7
ir I'hi ■ ■ ilway at t>
< Irn I !« I r, roi'flt/i
iinti ■ .1 i of the pru
■ t « !>■■ ;h irr< itfd ,hri
• ntirt- tSouthwcst ainl
• ; «•■ • I ib rn >ii.-> ari* anxious
■ frs th.'ir -.kill n\i r th
whuh will !«• offefl I
innn (Vtobfr will br of
• tn at trait thi- fastr^t
wurltl tn.lay Seiri tar,
■hi, in 111si iifisinr th. ^ ft a
I ur |ifni'i mi, iti-i'lar I
"i'U t'i i*i* thi- irrvati'-t
if autotiubilf ilriwr-
11 •• ■ i in ■ ii lir<>uyrhi tii.
S i' 'I Hurry, st i
i i'et, ha i n aily sii(ni
■ntion of In mi; on huinl
the sea. The other dodges
Nebraska northers and high
taxes that accrue from too much
pie-making at Austin. There is
nothing congenial between the
La>t lexas ra/.orback chaser and
the \\ est Texas coyote scalp
taker. As you intimate, the
lirst seems to have had chills so
long till they merged into what
Mane doctors call tits, hence, they
are sent out here to take the
'ex,une i re at Abilene. The
West Ti \an livt s on dry air and
expect, tioi using condensed
lirewt o |. ehmbs lor his water.
The Cool Weather
has come and the place to buy
your fall dry goods is in Albany,
Texas, at J. T. Lowery s store.
We can and will
Save you money on your
Dry Goods, Shoes, Etc.
We bought our stock early, and
own the stock, at much less
than the present price on goods.
Come and be convinced.
J. T. Lowery.
■■ Bt car a'"l otliiTs of th.
intiT i tu i-ntrr th* von then ipg~> tor his wood. We
never did favor the "busting of
the middles" in Texas, but we
I'ri'is Dai ut Cotton i'siace, v\ ill get to it it we are to be
Waco. r.xa< Pro** D,iy at am continually harrassed by politi-
i nUon Puiai't Kxno*ition u cians and grafters who keep this
• I ways ' inkf.l forwanl to by th*> tdi* . , ,
tor* of Tnw* with Krfi t pWawirt^ state in a turmoil trom one year s
They know th.y Will b« tr^ud to th« \,nd to the other. This state is
v«ry best that i obtainable ami that . . , , .
they will ee thi- most intereatuitf e*- as big as the whole nation of
hibit in the South. Germany. If we had as many
Kfforts ar# now being nmde to aw 4 . . .
th« visiting newspaper men th« be I ptJUpte US Ciermuny. Wljh as
time tht-y have ever had at any publii niaMy different ideas in propor-
functlon. ' , , ,
A p'n^raro ia beinK arranged thai tion as We now have, we WOUld
la a corker. as crttZy a9 Germany. Before
Sanitary Barber Shop
Wilson & Biggs, Props.
W. R. B1QQS, Mgr.
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McCarty, Richard H. The Albany News (Albany, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, October 12, 1917, newspaper, October 12, 1917; Albany, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth393701/m1/5/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Old Jail Art Center.