The Daily Herald (Weatherford, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 195, Ed. 1 Monday, August 28, 1916 Page: 3 of 4
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Mays Dry Goods Go
We ere now ready to show you the newest
things in Millinery, Ladies* Ready-to-Wear
and Dress Goods, Trimmings and Notions.
New Goods Arriving Daily
Come in and let us show you our new silks and
woolen goods, all the new color combinations.
Mays Dry Goods Co
COMPULSORY SCHOOL AT-
Law goes into effect Sept. 1, 1916.
Section 71. Every child in this state
between the ages of 8 and 14 is re-
LiOHT VOTE POLLED THROUGH- quired to attend 60 days during the
OUT 8TATE—RESULT IN PAR- scholastic year 1916-1917, 80 days dur-
KER COUNTY. ing 1917-1918, and 100 days during
- 1918-1819, and each year thereafter a
The senatorial primary election Sat- minimum attendance of 190 days will
urday was a quiet affair, not only in be required.
Parker county, ,but throughout the Section 72. Exemptipns—The fol-
state. In this county about 1,700 votes lowing classes of children are exempt
were cast. from the requirement of this act:
The Herald kept open house Satur- (a) Any child in attendance upon a
day night, receiving returns from over private or parochial school or who is
the county. Before 9 o’clock reports being properly instructed by a pri-
from seventeen boxes outside of Wea- vate tutor.
therford were received, giving Senator (bj Any child whose bodily or men-
Culberson 1,011 votes and Ex-Governor tal condition is such as to render at-
Colquitt 466. • ..tendance inadvisable, and who holds
A telephone message from the elec- definite certificate of a reputable phy-
tion bureau at Port Worth stated Cul- sician specifying this condition and
berson was leading by 20,000 with the covering, the period of absence,
further statement that his election was (c) Any child who is blind, deaf,
assured. His lead continued to grow, dumb or feeble-minded, for the instruc-
KOYAL ABCH MASONS
Stated convocation of Weatherforr
Chapter No. 106, R. A. M.. second Fri
MAT night in each month. A cordis
Invitation is extended to all vlsltlni
W. H. BECK, H. P.
J. G. SHARP, secretary.
Lodge No. 275, A. P. A A. M.
Saturday night on or befor*
. full moon in each month
J. M. VENABLE, W. M.
A. A. PUTMAN, Secretary.
Lone Star LodgS No. 4
K. of P., meefa every
Tuesday night Vlsltlni
Knights are always wel-
come. Castle Hall, West
J. H. BLAIR, C. C.
L. P. MADDOX, K. R. ft 8.
as the Sunday morning papers indicat-
ed a majority of 75,000 or mord • for
the present senator.
Below we give the result by
There’s a touch of “Fall” in the air. A sugges-
tion that maybe wood and kindling should soon be
How to Manage
Get a small wagon for the boy. It is easy to han-
dle. It makes work seem like play, and gives him
pride in his labor. Then he accomplishes so mnch
more in a given time.
W. E. RICHARDS
West Side Square
WANTED TO RENT—A No. 5 Under-
wood typewriter. Apply to Herald
WANTED—Man to drive bread wagon.
MuBt be acquainted with the town and i Adell
a rustler. SOUTH SIDE BAKERY.
L 0. 0. F.
no.77’1 °- 0 F- mwt»
every Thursday /nlghi
In Harris buidlng, over Hudson D. O.
Co., northwest corner square.
W. H. HENDERSON, N. O.
WM. HAAS. Secretary.
Dr.H. S. Bunch ||
! Office at Cherry-Akard Drug Co.
; Office Phones—8. W. 10, Home
► Phone 74.
Residence Phonee—8. W. 260,
, , B. H. G rind staff
A. E. Zellers
ii GrindstaB & Zellers h
Prsotioelnai Court*. , _ .
Prompt Attention Given Legal Work
Entrusted to us.
| | SVRooms 17-19, Kuteman Building
i; Dr. Robt. P. Coulter j
;i Osteopathic i
;; and Eclectic Physician 1
DAILY HERALD, 40c PER MONTH.
PIGS POR SALE—Just right for nic
winter meat. S. W. PARSONS.
FOR SALE—Good seasoned cordwood. Dicey
J. Waldrip, S. W. Phone 9017-R2.
Would trade for cow or hogs.
also herd of 55 Jersey heifers
cows to select from. S. W. j
A BAAisa an
RSOMI BUILDING** ITS
FOR RENT—After Sept. 1, 5-room cot-
tage with bath and all modern conve-
niences. within two blocks of square.
Phone S. W. 309-R.
in this county;
Weatherford No. 1
Weatherford No. 2
Weatherford *No. 3 .
Weatherford No. 4 ......
Spring Creek ................
Dicey .............. ..............
Whitt .. •..................
Yea! Station ..........
feaker Schoolhouse ..
Azle .............% ................
... . 1094
WANT TO PUT AN END TO
TRADING STAMP SCHEMES
tion of whom no adequate provision
has been made by the school district.
(d) Any child living more than
boxes two and one-half miles of direct and
traveled road from the nearest public
school supported for children of the
same race and color of such child, and Austin, Texas, Aug. 28.—Legislation
with no free transportation provided, which will put an end to premium and
(e) Any child more than twelve trading stamp schemes now being op-
years of age who has satisfactorily erated in Texas will be urged by the
completed the work of the fourth Retail Merchants Association of Texas
grade in a standard elementary school at the next session of the state legis-
of seven grades, and whose services lature, according to W. J. Edgecomb,
are needed in support of a parent or secretary of that organization, with
other person standing in parental rela- headquarters in San Antonio,
tion to the child, may, on presentation | Mr. Edgecomb is advocating the pas-
of proper evidence to the county super- sage of a bill along the lines of a stat-
intcndent of public instruction, be ex- ute in the state of Washington which
empted -from further attendance at has been, he said, successful in pro-
school. hibiting these practices. There ap-
Sec. 74. Excuses for Absences—Any pears, Mr. Edgecomb declared, a gen-
child not exempted from the provis- eral demand among the merchants of
ions of this act may be excused for Texas for such legislation. The “pure
temporary absence due to persdnal advertising” bill is another measure
sickness, sickness or death in the fam- which is to be fostered by the retail
ily, quarantine, severe storm which merchants during the next session of
has destroyed bridges and made the the legislature.
regular means of travel dangerous, or -
for unusual causes acceptable to the Weatherford’s Cotton Buyers,
teacher, principal or superintendent of Weatherford has long enjoyed the
the school in which said child is en- reputation of being a splendid cotton
rolled; provided, that the excuses are market, her buyers going after the
10 in writing and signed by the parent or fleecy staple pretty strong, often pay-
8 guardian of said child; but any case ing above the market for extra good
so excused may be investigated by the' cotton. This has been the case this
authorities discharging the duties of year. While there has not been so
attendance officer for the school from very much marketed, the price paid
which said child is so excused. has been above the limit. Below we
Sec. 75. Employment Prohibited—'give a list of buyers, the gentlemen
No child under fourteen years of age buying on their own account, except
To keep the bowels regular the best not lawfully excused from attendance where indicated:
laxative is outdoor exercise. Drink a „„„„ , . . .. . ___.__, .
full glass of water half an hour before upon 5,0,101 shall he employed by any
breakfast and eat an abundance of one during the school hours in any
fruit and vegetables, also establish a occupation during the period which
LUMBER ft BUILDING MATERIALS ™«alar J??]1?!1 _a“d be sure thatyour the child is required to be in school,
The Best Laxative.
Dr. J. W. Dickey, P. W. Alvis, J. B.
Alvis, M. E. Parks for Parks & Alvis,
J. S. Huddleston for J. B. Alvis, Jno.
. —----- ---H. Doss^ Ed Wells, R. L. Davis, Will
LONG LEAF LUMBER direct from medicin^i^needed take ChambTrlafn’s as Provided hy this act. Any person,1 Newberry, N. H. Eddleman for T. B.
the mills. Complete house bills ship-1 Tablets. They are pleasant to take flrm or corporation found guilty of em- Owens & Co. J. M. Davidson for H. T.
ped anywhere. Quick shipments, high and mild and gentle in effect. Obtain- ploying any child or any person indue- Williams & Co., J. (Mike) Freeman
quality, close prices. Grade and count al),e everywhere._ Adv. jng any child to remain out of school i for King Collie & Co., B. C. Holley for
I who is subject to the provisions of this
afct shall be fined not to exceed ten
guaranteed. Examination allowed.
Send estimate. Independent Co-Oper-
ative Lumber Co., Lake Charles, La.
All Ready for Tonight.
Harrison Tent Theater
The Harrison Tent Theater Com- , . „ , ,
, j , „ „ dollars for each offense, and each day
(pany armed yesterday from Decatur, that said child |s employed after due
' la" b/ig _ ^t.™***™™1** the?: notice given by any school official
King Collie & Co., C. S. Smith for J.
J. Russell & Co., L. P. Maddox for M.
H. Thomas & Co., W. H. Scott and
Geo. Vaughn for M. H. Wolfe & Co.
ployed shall constitute a separate of-
W. A. Brown returned from Alabama started to unload and everything will that sajd chud can not be |egally em.
Saturday afternoon, where he was call- be in readiness for tonight. ploye
ed the first of last week on account of 1 The company is composed of thirty £nge
the critical illness of his sister, Mrs. ladies and gentlemen, appearing night-
Ann Kirkland. Mr. Brown arrived in *7 ln tbe finest, most complete, best
Montgomery only a few hours before eQu*PPed and most comfortable tliea-
death came. ter under canvas in the state of Texas,
You will see no old, worn-out plays
When You Have a Cold
Farmers Union Warehouse Open.
The Farmers Union cotton yard is
open for the season and we would be
. , , , , , glad if the people that have cotton to
rehashed and imposed upon the public weigb WQuld ,et us weigh at ,ea8t
Give It attention, avoid exposure, be under a- new name, but every play is , . ... . .
regular and careful of your diet, also absoluteiv new and original and are P t * th cotton- We have employ-
commence taking Dr. King’s New Dis- y e a ed W. W. Paul Jr., as mana
covery. It contains Pine-Tar, Anti- “ever repeated on return engagement John Turner Rg weigher aud
septic Oils and Balsams. Is slightly. to any town except by special request that we are ln a poaition t0 guarantee
laxative. Dr. King s New Discovery of a majority of the patrons. Mr. Har- , . . , . .,
eases vour cough soothes your throat • „ . . . , ... as good service, correct weights and 1 PROTESTS CALLING BUND
nson wrltes hls own plays’ which are courteous treatment as can be had] c-runcM-p* «ncrrn
as manager, and
Bad to Have a Cold Hang On.
Don’t let .your cold hang on, rack
your system and become chronic Yhen
Dr. Bell’s Pine-Tar-Honey will help
you. It heals the inflammation,
soothes the cough and loosens the
phlegm. You breathe easier at once.
Dr. Bell’s Pine-Tar-Honey is a laxa-
tive Tar Syrup, the pine tar balsam
heals the raw spots, loosens the mu-
cous and prevents irritation of the
bronchial tubes. Just get a bottle of
Dr. Bell’s Pine-Tar-Honey today. Its
guaranteed to help you. At drug-
stwts'to^lear^m'' iSd^RiTshJn pIayed exclusively by his company,
time you know your cold Is better. Its j There will be a change of play and
the standard family cough syrup in music each night. They tolerate no
loud or boisterous noises or smoking
tasinranoB^Sold at jmur^draggist.a Adv! | underneath the tent, and pay especial
'regard to the comfort of ladies and
children, having gentlemanly ushers
WEEKLY HERALD, »1.00 PER YEAR
i This is a farmers’ yard, owned and
controlled by farmers and established
for their benefit. We have given the
yard a thorough cleaning to make it
less liable to Are. There will be no
, . charge for storing cotton in the ware-
especially employed to look after their house except for lnsurarieei lf you
you thought about where
you will buy your
We are here to serve the people in our line, and
oar efforts are always to please our customers. If
oar method is not satisfactory to you, tell ns, and
we will make it conform with your idea.
Riw*. .r :. . , i % J tj-, '/
We are here to serve!
DAN D. HARTNETT
Mr. Harrison studies the wants of
the theatregoers and each season he
improves his theatre and his company.
This season he has improved the the-
atre more than ever before. It is
floored from the stage to the rear of
the tent and from side wall to side
wall and elevated, having done away
with the old seats.
The box chairs are In the center,
parquet benches are on the sides of
the boxes and In the rear of the ele-
care to store it.
L. P. LANGDON,
G. W. CAIN.
’ OSCAR MULLER ,
ROAD ENGINEER MAKING
TOUR OF COUNTY.
Geo. D. Marshall, a road engineer
employed by the Good Roads Associa-
tion, arrived in Weatherford Sunday
night and began his tour of the county
vation are the benches which are ten Monday accompanied by w. c.
cent seats. They raise the side wall secretary o£ the chamber of Com.
and, if any breeze is stirring at all, merce/The road t0 Springtown> Agnes
everyone will be cool and comfortable. and possibly PooIvllle was visited with
They have ercted their large tent a vjew of making a preliminary estl.
on the Catholic church lot on South mate as to the cogt Qf road construc.
Main street, and open their engage- tlon
ment tonight In a society comedy-dra- ( Before Mr Marshall feaves the Coun-
ma in four acts, “The Love of a Thief. ty he wiu g0 eyery important
It is a beautiful story, well told, ele-
gantly costumed and always pleases.
Just the Thing for Diarrhoea.
“About two years ago I had a severe
attack of diarrhoea which lasted over
a week,’’ writes W. C. Jones, Buford,
N. D. “I became so weak that I could
not stand upright. A druggist recom-
mended Chamberlain’s Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy. The first dose
relieved me and within two days I was
as well as ever.” Many druggists rec-
ommend this remedy because they
know that it Is reliable. Obtainable
road leading out of Weatherford.
Get a MAP OF MEXICO at THE
The Strong Withstand the Heat of
Summer Better Than the Weak
Old people who are feeble, and younger
people who are weak, will he strengthened
and enabled to go through the depress-
ing heat of summer by taking regularly
Grove’s Tasteless Chill Tonic. It purifies
and enriches the blood and bculds up
Adv. the whole system. 50c. , ,
Austin, Texas, Aug. 28.—A strong
protest has been made by Dr. E. E.
Bramlette, superintendent of the Tex-
as School for the Blind at the classi-
fication of pupils attending that insti-
tution as “defectives.” This protest
was filed with Prof. W. F. Doughty,
state superintendent of public instruc-
tion who, it has developed, in compil-
ing the scholastic census of Texas,
classified the pupils of this state school
under the caption of “Report of De-
Supt. Bramlette insists that the
school should be classified as one of
A Certain Cure for Femah
Trouble and ^That Tired!
Nervous, Depres§bd Feeling
That Makes Household Work
a Dreary Burden.
Nothing but work;
Work used to be a pleasure, but nowft
few minutes effort leaves you weak, dift
couraged and irritable with a feeling thft
everything has gone wrong.
F The liver and bowels are responsible
The symptoms are, heart palpitation
faintness, suppressed, excessive or irrej*
ular periods, bad digestion, bearing
down pains in the side and back, nemMM
weakness, poor appetite, costiveness.
>1 Prickly Ash Bitters sweeps away thent -
troubles like magic, because it strikes B4
the root of the disease—the stamadfc
liver and bowels.
I Women who take medicine for female
troubles that does not benefit theM
organs are wasting money and valuable
time. The liver is diseased because tlM
stomach is unhealthy, and both bant
produced a constipated habit. This
stoppage of healthy action in the livel
and bowels has filled the system with
impurities which have brought on irre^
clarity in the female organs; it follow*
therefore, that a medicine which will
correct the liver, strengthen the stomach
and promote healthy bowel operations li
Die remedy for menstrual difficulties.
1 The poor, tired, discouraged womaW
who has suffered silently and so long
with the ailments of her sex soon feels
the strengthening and exhilarating b*>
fluence of Prickly Ash Bitters. It does
its work thoroughly, beginning with tbs
stomach and extending its purifying and
stimulating influence to the liver and,
bowels. When the stomach, liver and
bowels are active and working in har-
mony, there must be health and regu-
larity in the female organs. As a result
of this improved condition the patient
takes a renewed interest in her hoaiW>
hold duties. Appetite and sMcbiflf;
return, the eyes' are brighter, the Com-
plexion clears, and before long she It
transformed into a bright, happy wouMM
With rosy cheeks and cheerful spirits.
/“I suffered much from indigestion sad e
pstion. I hsd s drowsy tired feeling sad x
headaches all the thhe. I began using
Ash Bitters and it has helped me won<!
I sow have a good appetite, sleep well
fla a greater amount oi work than ever he
MRS. MART NORTHCC
Adel, Mercer County,
•old hy druggists.
Price SI abettl*
the educational institutions of Texan.
This institution will open Its fall ses-
sion about the middle of September
with an attendance of approximately
20 students. This will be the last seSr
sion of the school in, the present anti-
quated buildings, as the new $200,000
blind institute will be completed tor
the following session.
Will open for business
—at the stand formerly known as the Sonth Bide
Market. Will carry a full line of Packing House
prod acts. Will use all home killed cattle and hogs.
Will thank the public for a share of their trade.
8. W. Phone 38
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