The Lancaster Herald. (Lancaster, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 14, Ed. 1 Friday, May 1, 1914 Page: 1 of 8
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LANCASTER; DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, MAY 1, 1914
$1.00 A YEAR
Mias ||rapkie Williams return-
ed TugwpV from a month’s vis-
it with h#r sister, Mrs. Kenner,
at Corsicana. f
Mrs. R. E. White went to Dal-
las Saturday, to meet relatives
from Galveston, who1 were visit-
ing m the city.
Rey. Gorton left Sunday night
for Oklahoma, to look after some
property which bad been damag-
ed in the recent storm.
Mr. apd Mrs. Thos. DuLaney
went to lEonis Saturday nifglit in
tbeit cart and were &«ter bound,
not returning: until Tuesday.
hisses Emma Lee . and Willie
Turk, who taught school near
Rockwall the post winter, are at
home for the summer vacation^
Mrs. E, M. Hulbert and little
grand-daughter, Elizabeth, spent
the week with Mrs. Gertrude
Hulbert Alkire in Sari Antonio.
Mrs. W. R. Howell and Mrs.
O. B. Prestofl left Wednesday
morning for Bryan after a pleas-
ant visit in the home of W. G.
Henry Bailey and wife came in
Election for school trusteees
.Jurdge J. S. Rawlins is out
again after a short indisposition.
Mr. Hugh McGlatbery of Dal-
las, spent Sunday with Lester
Mrs. Belle Pyron returned
last week from a several months
stay in Petty.
^iss Fannie Baker, of Miles,
was a guest last week of her aunt,
Mrs. Sallie Brundage.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Scruggs
were guests Saturday and Sun-
day of friends in Denton.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Beesley
of Balias, spent last.week with
their parents, J. T* Beesley and
wife. „ v •
Mrs. John Henderson and
children of Dallas, spent Sunday
with Mrs. H. D. Mooney ham and
The Ladies Cemetery Aid
Association will meet next Tues-
day at 3 o’clock with Mrs. H: E.
Miss Essie Howell, who has
been confined to her home by
illness for several weeks, is im-
This is “ The Free
Than anv Sewing
Machine made. Each
machife sold canies
With it an Insurance
against Loss by nle,
Water, or any other
cause for Five Years.
This is the Sew-
ing Machine that will
be given away on
Trades Day. Be Sure
and See It!
will find many Thousands of
irs[worth of the season’s best
handise on sale at unusual
ire Stock ot MENS & BOYS’ SPRING SUITS,
ndard, Guaranteed Makes—the .New English
liiijweaves W Styles-'
Women's and Children's
< - . * •-1 ■
DES—in Black and Tan—
4 the Victroia
■ 4. P . -•£. rax:- i*"*
From earliest childhood
... TTV.. t ^m j. ty.- -> «i£
MEETING OF CITIZENS
;> Merely fascinating tjiem
at first, it soon becomes a
source* of instruction as
well as entertainment.
The Victroia gives correct
formation to their musical
tastes by accustoming them
to music that is worth while.
Come in and hear
the Victroia—bring /«riPV#\A
the children with you f
and let them enjoy it
too. $15 to $200— ijm ' f‘J*
easy terms if desired.
and get oui
A Meeting of the Citizens of the Lancaster Inde-
pendent School District is called for TO-NIGHT,
FRIDAY, May 1st, at 8 o’clock, in Woodmen Hall,
to discuss School matters, improvements, and to
nomimate four Trustees to serve the ensuing term.
It is important that EVERYONE attend this
meeting and give expression to ideas. You are
invited and expected to attend.
STOCK OF STETSONS
; Assortments are now at their best,
f New Spring Shirts, Upderwear,
irters, Suspenders and Half-Hose,
From 25 Cents Up,
Mrs: W. H. Batchler left Wed- The State Convention of the
nesday of last week for her Christian church will be held in
Mr. and Mrs
Dress Goods Special
le season's best weaves and shades offered now
mid-season at end-season prices, Our Special
lit Values tor this Sale
home, at Ozona.
Claude Batchler of Ferris ac-
companied her, ahd expect to
remain on the ranch for several
Mrs. Lawrence Harris left
Tuesday of last week for her
Gainesville. May tl-14. It is
probable several members of the
Lancaster church willattend.
Mrs. F. M. Hammond and
Mrs. W. G. Howell returned
Monday night from Austin to
attend the funeral of Wm. S.
Strain. Mrs. W. D. Lavender
and Mrs.Berckley remained fora
longer visit with their sister,
Mrs. W. B. Anderson and family.
During the hard rain Monday
morning a chimney on K. L.
White’s home was struck by
lightning and the bricks scat-
tered in every direction. Mr.
and Mrs. White were in the rear
of the house and knew nothing
of it until Prof. Carroll went over
to see if any one was injured.
On entering the parlor they
found the room filled with smoke
and soot, but no further damage
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Jennings
of Cincinnati, Ohio, were guests
at the home ot their cousin, Mrs.
J. T. McCattv and family Satur-
day. Mr. and Mrs. Jennings
were returning from the National
Freight Agents Convention held
in Houston,and were very much
in love with Texas,and enthusias-
tic over the cordiality ot the
Texas people, as shown by the
reception tendered the visitors.
S. L. RANDLETT, President
Attend the citizens meeting
tonight, you may have just the
idea or suggestion needed.
C. R, Rea has moved his in-
l " v • V , * ' ,
surance office into the Southwest
corner room, first floor, of the
White Bank Building.
Chas. Strain returned to bis
home m Beeville Wednesday
night. Chas’. friends wish that
he might find it to his interest to
return to Lancaster to live.
Rev. Forbes and wife, and little
daughter, enroufte from Silver-
ton to Beaumont, by auto, drove
into Lancaster laht Friday eve-
ning, put their car in Mauldin's
garage and engaged a room fpr
the night at D. M. Waters’.
Saturday morning the distress *
cry of Mrs. Forbes called in-
mates of the house to the room
and it was found the little one
was dead. Dr. Fallen was called
and gave it as his opinion that
the baby died from heart failure,
caused by the long auto trip.
The Lancaster Undertakers pre-
pared the body for burial and
the parents returned toSilvertoa
by the T. & P. from Dallas,;"'
Mrs. J. L. Clark and daughter.
Miss Minthie, went to Dallas
Saturday to consult fie physi-
cians in regard to Miss Minthie’s
injured ankle, and were greatly
encouraged by the advice given.
She has been able to walk for'
about three weeks, and the doc
tors advise using the foot to
overcome stiffness resulting
from the crushed bones. The
ladies were guests of Mrs. D.
M. Harrison until their return
Dr. J. W. Jent and family left
Tuesday morning for their new
home in Henrietta, accompanied
by the best wishes of the citizens
of Lancaster. Mr. Jent delivered
his farewell sermon as the pastor
of the Baptist church last Sun-
day night, to a large audience.
Rev. Frances of the Methodist
church and Rev. Spence of the
Presbyterian church'gave v^av
their services to be present at
the Baptist service, and a large
number of their congregation
were also in attendance. Rev.
Gorton was opt of town but his
people attended this service.
home in Ballinger
met in Dallas by Mr. Harris, and
after spending a day with Miss
Irene Scott in Fort Worth, they
went on to their home.4
Jim Winniford was out from
Dallas laBt Saturday and report-
ed Mfs. Winniford, as having so
tar recovered from her operation
that she was able to be taken
home the previous Sunday and
was continuing to improve,
Tuesday about noon.a team of
mules belonging to Tobe Fitz-
hugh became frightened at an
interurban* car add ran. The
wagon to which they wer bitched
collided with Mr. Crabtree’s
buggy. No serious damage was
There will be no preaching
service at the Baptist church
Sunday. At the 11 o’clock hour
the annual business meeting and
church conference will be held.
Every member is requested to
... TEE NEW SPRING FROCKS.
iQo in this sale at Great Savings! You should
not miss this chance.
REDUCED 20 PER CENT
The New Millinery
Shown in the East lor the first t/me on April 15th
TTnow on display and sale here at very Attractive
l prices. __
Make this Store your Headquarters when you visit
our City. Ask us— we will gladly give
B. Y. P. U. af the u$ual hours
i To Dis
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Tufts, Minnie Wetmore. The Lancaster Herald. (Lancaster, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 14, Ed. 1 Friday, May 1, 1914, newspaper, May 1, 1914; Lancaster, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth542904/m1/1/: accessed February 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lancaster Genealogical Society.