The Llano News. (Llano, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 29, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 8, 1923 Page: 1 of 8
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The Llano News.
LI.AN LLANO COUNTY, TEX A? '■'> >\ > VAR H 5 1!'.
WEATHER REPORT SHOWS
GOOD MOISTURE FOR FEB.
Almost four Inches of rain and
.four Inches of snow for Llano last
month Is shown by the Governm -tv
•• cat her record as furnished this of-
| ri by Mrs. E. W. Tarvevie The
rep rt also gives out the information
that we had only s.:c clear days In
ILL STOCK SOBSCOIBED
FOR LLANO NATIONAL ill
The m,ti meeting called for last
Saturday In the interest of the Llano . . . . ................ .....— -- —
Nat*- ”a! Bank was held in the Dts- ‘ 1p MU,r); v " son!P "•"* imu* Methodist church on last Sunday’the appointed hour and wait until the
ual In this portion of tho wnoro
12-ffllY REVIVAL It M. PROGRAM FOR COUNTY'S
E. CHURCH CLOSED OR INTERSGHOLASTIG MEET
LISE SUNDAY NIGHT HERE SATURDAY. MAR. IT
LLANO COUNTV CITIZENS OP
POSING COUNTv.UINE SCHOOL
After being In progress for twenly-
ot :■• days the revival closed at t iv
tr )• v be*'tt brought to the News’'
’V ! u', that s.-une of t ie Llano'
County citizens residing in that se ■*
' u! a!,> opposing the proposed cotin-1
ty line school district, compote I of
3 - if Llano, Mt-ui and Sin
SPLENDID INTEREST IS
BEING MANIFESTED I
THE BAPTIST REVIVAL
trkt Court room at one o'clock in
the afternoon. The meeting had been1
called for eleven in the morning, but
owing t> a rain early that morning,
many phoned in to the committee that
they could not get here until noon,
and as a consequence the meeting
was put off until 1 o'clock.
As at previous meeting on this
the sun shines nv’st of the time.
Liar o. 1 exas. March 1., 1 ' ' 1 '' 1 n *" • I ■ »t Sunday tnofntng at eleven
All contestants must he on hand at s 1 1 ,’”imt'P9 <>" " •* ^''Te Lint tt m 0.,.j0ck the first sermon was delivered
I.v.ty vtl l, force! f. bear most th(. Baptlat tevlvftI A Iw cttn.
night, and Monday Evangelists Bry* contest Is called. Contestants not on ’ 1p'">!' '**
ant and Posey left for Alice, w.iere time will forfeit places Owing to the fact that the school
Thr fi.ll report 1<>. t if r ' itli is 8- jhey are now conducting a meeting. I Special music, good entries In both ’ hllTren of Llano c nty re ■ e
Mean Maximum _____ _______ 80.&2
Mean Minimum _________________39.0', mPP‘!n(?' R‘n' -I 11
Maximum t-Vh i ■ th:,t (t "<)rth much, not onii
Minimum. Uf'h 6 «.
gregatlon was present to hear Evan-
K1 st W Y. Pond In his Initial ad
d -s, wherein h<‘ outlined his work
speaking of the result- of this literary and Athletic Come and et- «•'<»>• apportionment t orn the b*:s>. .... | that of the members for the
Rainfall ______________________ 3.SO
Greatest In 24 hours, Fell 16 . .Me
tire town as well. During the course
of this revival, there were 27 conver-
Meredlth stated -i°-V the day
0 he :» m. General Assembly
Llano Court Room.
proposition, the court room was well Snow Feb 4an,j 5 ln inr.h„, } sl«>ns. siK renewals in the church and
filled. i Clear days seven through certificate. Besides,
Judge Slator first made a short talk'Part cloudy da-........... 11 thla «rowth ‘n membership. the local
in which he explained to the people Cloudy days _____________________ 11
that the committee had been hard at j ____
- a ■> eight tbs church was well
Piled, when the Evangelist delivered
a sp'et, C:| -rrtm ; , pronounced by
many as being one of the best relig-
ious d!s< • lulse.s ever d'dlve rti la
v-ork and that while every member of
that committee was anxious to see
the bank reopen, yet they wanted to
see It done in a way that would in-
sure it to be perfectly safe in every
way in the future.
Mil burn Oatman then explained to
the meeting that the committee hail
decided that in order for the instin.
pastor stated that the attendance i t
the Sunday school had Increased •»
least fifty per cent, and he sincerely 10:30 a
hoped that it would continue to gro.\
NELSON DAVIS DlEO LAST
SUNDAY AUSTIN HOME aa there were plenty of available sttb-
-- jects to work on and brought Into the
The following item appeared in Sunday school.
Monday morning's issue of the Austin During the course of the revp.tl,!
American j cottage prayer meetings were held by!
“Nelson Davis. 64 years of age, the ladies. Sixty-two prayer meetings
pioneer Austin business man and being conducted during the three j • ::•>
tlon to continue along a safe basis Iea,lpr for -vear8 iri bU9,neas and c,vlc 'vppk<
affairs, died Sunday afternoon at Rev. Meredith, as well as many o.
6:20 o'clock at his home. 400 West the members were greatly pleased in
Tenth street. His leat i followed a every way with the meeting, an I
prolonged illness. ; while the number of conversions
“Mr. Davis moved to Austin t:i were not as many as had been receiv-
petltlon which hat .been previously H® founded the firm of Nelson ,>d Into the church at other revivals.! Ei • - body
prepared, wherebv th^vwigners agreed
to not draw more than ten per cent a* aenior memupr UIUU aeatn- :»ee,
after opening, that it would be nec-
essary for depositors to pledge them-
selves to leave a certain amount of
their deposits In the hank for a cer-
tnla length of time. He then read h
money coming from this county s
school lands, gives the pupils he
an additional sum of mone o *r Die
pupils of other counties
The News feels that these clt!
t immunity Singing —Every- zens are right in their oorientloi.-*.
body, led by Prof. S. K Margin an 1 Elano ''oun*> should not be mil 'Llano.
Welcome Address-Prof. \\ O. "lK,n to !’:,V more than Mason or I singer Hugh TT. Hiett did not ar-
Jenkins. •':,n ^:,ha. but It does s<>eni that a (j,,. until noon Tuesday, but now has
Instructions Director General Plan could b worked out t1 ,it wo-1 | mus'oal features of the meeting
m. Preliminaries Spelling ' '1'mlizo this tax rat > be'w»eti the W(lj. ,,, j,.r ,..,y aruj tnuch interest Is
and Essay Writing Ml Dlvi- tliree counties, and the matter of ^ being manifested In the singing as
ions. Llano High School Build combining strength and giving ths; well as In the sermons,
ing section a good, strong school obtained R*v. VV. R. E.irp was away on a
■» m. Preliminaries Declaim) '* t,1,s matter can be adjusted ari l business trip at the beginning of the
tVm, Debate Ml Divisions. three countiws form th s district meeting, but. returned home Tuesday
Llano Court Room. woubl have one of the largest and .!n,j ufate-1 yesterday that he was well
\THLET1G EVENTS tnosf important schools anywhere n. ppm ■ vl with hie results of the meet-
1,. m Track and Field Meet ,kls s<irfi,,n lug so far and was In hopes that It.
---o-- ould continue to grow in interest
REPORTS CONDITIONS EXTRA «■< If progre--ed from day to day. Ho
p. m. Genera! Assembly—Liar >
Court Room. j
Final Meeting Awarding ol H. Clark. Count. Ag-at. stated ’ Quests the members of his church, but
Prizes to a News representative today that ot’ 'tyone Interested In the moral
GOOD IN LLANO COUNTY expects to give hls undivided atton-
, — 'tlon tp the revival, and not only re-
Invited Lid a hand conditions throughout the portions of plift of the town and county, to co-
Davis & Son. in which he continued nor as great as many had hoped to' Admission: All Day Events 2r> cent the county he has visited, and he ho s operate in the work now Under way
as senior member until death. !«,»«». yet the influence of the revival Contestants and officials admitted been in practically all of them, are nt the BaptbP ('him h.
of their deposits In any one month I He "as born ln AlbaBy- N v 0:1 "as broad and far reaching and will fee
for a period of six months. Then the 'Tu,y 4' 1S5S' and "ent "UiiP a boy to he felt in Llano for a long while
list of ail depositors whose claims Ualv«i,t‘>n- where he until he
were over 1200 was read, and as their 1 ,um 1o ^us4bl-
i It Is the hopes of the local paster
that the enthusiasm gained will he
‘•He is survived by his widow and 8Ub3tantlal an,, that the church will.
extra good This Is Mr Clark's fir- ! During th-* week days two services
spring in the Llano country, but be '*r^ being held d rily, at in o clock in
says the farmers arid stockmen seem fbe morning and at. i 30 in the even-
names were called, they came forward j
and signed the agreement. Many,"'1' sIbiodore l. . i .i-. ay on > con4inue push farward in a moral
of the depositors were not present. si'ter' Mrs' M Laskp of Yo'b:
and in some cases their names wero two brothers. Louis Da s a :l Sol
signed by relatives or others, acting *' ot Shreveport .i
a, their agents. Many of those ai ! ‘,Funpral wil1 ! 1 T,|p
the meeting, whose deposits were less lbl' 1 ni,orl-
than $200 came forward and signal Mr I)av,s vvaa well known in Llano,
the agreement also. .especially among the bus men
.j, For years his house had sob! goods
This work concluded, came
task of securing the remainder of to m:,nv nf thp n'prchants in the In.
the subscriptions for the stock. The mpdlate 8ectlon about L,an<)' ar>‘1 fl,r
wav for the betterment of our town
Rev Meredith has organized sec-
tions in the town for the purpose ol
1 maintaining visitation work and to
keep the section leaders in touen
.with all members in that particular
EP'SCOPAL GUILD MAKES VAL- I" be in the lies' of -pirita as to ttie ing, with the ex option of Saturdays
LA9LE DONATION TO CHARITY future outlook for this ymr One of when no morning service will b>
-- the very best seasons Is row in the conducted.
The Parent-Teachers' Association ground, and the farmers are taking ,)n next Sunday, besides the regular
received a $5.00 check this week from advantage of ft. and th!s >-,.ek Is ig and evening service there
the Episcopal Darcos Guild, to be ap «e.»lng much < irn planting in d*“erent W,,I v“rvices ,-it the Baptist Mrs-
plied to the milk fund which that or- sections. Farm prodi -e Is command * con.Iucte-l by the Evangelists,
ganlz ition is maintaining in this ing a good price and tt > outlook I,
town for the benefit of poor children good for these prices to remain where
In speaking of the gift. Mr- W. O. they are, and probably get b-tter :n
Orr. president of the Parent-Teach- some respects.
• th' Association, stated that the ,-he< k The grass and w > - Is are now con
r l i; afternoon at two o’clock
'Lev pond delivered a very forceful
idre-s on th. stre ts. and Rev Earp
stated ti if it was tti>‘ir intentions to
• ■tiiir. - thme a-ei>t addresses prac-
nosr or rne nesireu ainounr ari l
necpssarv to raisp nnlv a snv II ’vhh'h enjoys a splendid business nished to this office this week f< r j.iainei that ir tool each wed; In good condition ami will fatten fas* disttb t c art. room, ana tnose in
,lf tho uithin „nk- The news of Mr. Davis' d it fi was last, Sunday is as follows t,, pn)V|,le these children with mi - k with grizlt .• : ii: - so g ' till- '"'*•* of ' s,ncere*y b<,p'’
committee, during the week hail
cu-ed most of the desired amount and
amount at the meeting. Within only
a few minutes after this work was
taken up the capital stock was over
subscribed by one thousand dollars.
That was the end of the proposi-
tion in ;o far as the meeting was con-
cerned, except that the committee up
pointed the Saturday before to so-
licit subscriptions for the capital
stock was re-appointed to make the
collet ‘.ions and look after other In
fness. looking to the opening of tC *
TI it committee consists of Trtilgo
M. I.'. Slator, Wilburn Oa~ia"T, ".eo
M. Watkins. C. H. Appleton and Prof.
W. O. Jenkins. Members of this
committee have requested the News
to announce that they are anxious
to ae ure this money at the earliest
possible moment, and that all sub
scribers who have not already pa'd
in their subscriptions, do so at the
very first opportunity, as nothing can
he done un’il all the ca«,h for tV
capital stork has been paid in. This
money will be held in trust until ev-
ery cent Is in and the committee has
satisfied itself that everything has
beet; coimpl:•• 1 with aid the l ink
can le reopened on a sound basis.
Any member of the committe will
receive this money, ai d the sooner ir
has ail been paid in. the sooner .111
those gentlemen be In a position to
proceed with their work, after which
another call will be issued, it being
to the stockholders, when a mec'ing
will be held for the purpose nf elect-
part of the town.
It was indeed a great meeting and w,.(3 ,,.lt.)lnlv appreciated and , atm ing rapidly on the ranches and the 'Hy “very afternoon
the past several years his firm has otle he remembered in Llano B m,,3t opportune tine, as th or feeding -easor. i- ptacth ail, a thing
maintained a branch house here. The Sunday school report, as fur- tt-eu-mr. was ulmo«t empty. Sh ex of the past.
Me<t of the lives’ f. k i-
• nr , witii next Monday, th i
rntr.g - • ■•lees will be held In the
a gieat shock to the people of this Attendance 162; offering $24 7
I,i0,'e- n -w pupils 13; chapters read 118'h
- —o- • l ---o-
and that the association was forced to spring
resort to every means possible In or Right now. very InM j stuff Is he
t it every person who can possibly
do so, will aval! himself of the op
TURBIVILLE SCH VlDT
On last Saturday afterno a at tvo
o'clock at the home of the br!d s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm Schmidt
In this town, Mr. l^eonard Ft Ttirl i
vllle and Miss Willie Mae S amid!
ing marketed, and business in all the P-mtunity of hearing these discourses
from day to day.
T:,'s rt'vivil will continue for two
weeks, if not longer and every person
si mid attend as <*>»n as possible.
! The Evangelist is delivering son e
Bufck touring car to Hubert Atchison manifest the same degree of firanciil AUSTIN MAN MAY REMODEL • x-• le at sermon-.. 11* is air afil
the past week. Mr. Parker will so interest in this worthy cause, a- th-
—— der to s-cure funds with which to
! HUBERT ATCHiSON 13 NOW j keep this worthy work going all the
DRIVING A NEW BUICK time.
- I There are many other religious.
lines seems rather quiet., but Mr
( la: k. like mauy < gs. is I-viking for
an extra good yes for t
T. S. Parker, manager of the Llano, educational and civic organizations country.
a In our town, and if each of these wi.-l
Huiek Motor Company, delivered
i ire another order of (bricks w fth'a K»c •< oj-al lad -s have, th- Par-
, n' td ' 1 “ 1 r,a‘ '* ‘ tdie next few dais as he expects to Teachers' wil! have little difficulty
W. Smith of Bertram performing the
LLANO BUILDING FOR moTEl pulpit orator, who possesses the cap
_ .'tty of entertaining any who hear
c H Brame. local real es'ate maa,, him. besides advancing many Instruc-
informed the News that Dr Joe G l tlve issues that every person should
ceremony that mad* this
couple husband and wife
If was a quiet home welling, .v i
only a few relatives an 1 cio-- frien I
were present at the marriage
The groom is the oldest e n • •' yfr
and Mrs. Chas. Turhivllle. He E .s
lived in this county ail of hi- lift
and is among the most ho; cable and
progressive young men In it. Mr.
Turbiville possesses a large, acquaint-
ance throughout thi **- tfon end 1 .
a large circle of friend-, all of whom
will congratulate him on winning Ci •
hand of so lovable a br; i»
Tiie bride is one of Liar“'s mod
accomplished young ladies She v;.s
a graduate from the Llano Hia'r
School In 1921 and last y-rr was <)•
i»f the honor .students in s uthw-s*.
ern University at Georgefowa. S' -
has been teaching the scln oi fn th-
Turbiville neighborhood during tin-
The young couple wdl make theii
make this the banner year for his par- keeping this splendid work going ,
ticuiar car in the Llano territory. I Mrs Orr requested the News to an bert of Austin was now the owner of ^ acquainted *Hi
_____0__ nounce that every member of the or- th- Woods IVilldir g in North Llano. I * Singer i» getting Ins choir hi
LLANO G; RL AMONG FIRST 1 ganizati o! which si - Is president formerly
upled by Jno. A. Chist.r. j gd el condition for the revival and
UNIVERSITY 50 VILE HIKE was fp iteful to the Episcopal ltd -s >n that t!i o- •. r was > <>■■' r ’ 1 '■* 1 “ *n augment
___ j for their substantial donation, and plating the proposition of remodeling ^ mg the congregation at each and ev-
• report coming from the w>. ?he well kn-.v that the little boys and this building an-’ making a hotel out * > "
* “ I Thn xfnfh/
glrl» from day to da>. woiiw be cv»n f t it.
Mr FYrame state I that t * bulldCm 3'^* closed, did much In the way of
men's \thlet c Council of the Sta‘ *
University, giving the list of the co-
eds of Fiat institution who are e:it( r
ing in the athletics, is the narm of
Mi-s Lorena Parkhill. being one ol
the very first to complete the SO-mit;
The Methodist meeting, which has
_ bad sixteen large rooms on the "pUfCng the moral influence of Llano
MR DOWNMAN RETURNS TD ond floor, ar.d with iiCm exoer.-e th* this meeting, coming directly af-
HiS HOME IN NEW ORLEANS matefr of providing comfortable tpr ?,|ft °f- " '"jbl be ab!p to ,bl
_ sleeping porches In connectlan with oven more.
j Julian Dow nman. V o has been in most of ti e rooms could be made He ! Every person should remember that
the young ladles have not Llano for the past th ee months, e-
sides the second floor, there is much'a cor Hal welcome greets you at
completed this walk up to date, and plated with Prof N. J. Itadu. In spare on the first floor, however eonm ^“irch. Evajigellata the Pastor
Miss Parkhill was third to finish her looking after the mining anti other of this is no* ocrup ei by business m “ .......
This young lady Is taking an interests of R. H Downman, left the firms, yet there is a sufficient amount • e.___
In the athletics of th * first of the week for his home in No -v left for office, dinit.g roam, k-.t . *n.
University, as well making splendl 1 Orleans
grad-3 in her academic work. Mr. Downman was greatly in-.pres
____-o___ cl with the Llano country and b
OPERA HOUSE INAUGURATES li-ves its rumoral p'.s«|bl!ltle« are b
and other apartmer. - u-. Fly fou. i / c- LLANOS SiREETS
r the g’ iad 3 . <• : - -n w A;,E NOW BEING GRADED
Mr. Brame. and other- feel that
( as. : ton : 1 Albert Wimberly
3 A °o a N FAMILY SHOW > .nd estimation, and that th« day will this would be a good location for, ^ ■ ba 1 tb part ’several dav^'r 'l
| past sei r.il days. US
r\ >-t of the important streets on the
ele t its officers, and everything will'
be ready for business
The committe state that many have
is engaged in farming and stock-
This paper Joins with fronds
. . ... . Beginning Thursday night, March greatest mining camp to be found in of the Don Farms by fire recern -.
ir.g directors, then that body will (Jr/-..-* S- th- management of the Opera America. | ^ Gilbert in expected ra Llan», it er ' '
House will introduce what is known He will doubtiem return to th * ' ■■**' ‘ ,J'q /'“V Sj„ _ the recent rains the ground
'as a “Bargain Family Show." An, Place in the near future for further *11 make a personal .vnsttg.tlon ^f ^^ L^r n exceUent cond!.
............ town will be admitted for Investigation into t> merits of th * the matter now ur W consideration ,•*» be.n placed
r. t made their payments, and say
that they are expecting every sub-
ext«nding congratulations to the hip
py couple and may their future lives
fifty tents, regardless of Its siz
osition at once, for nothing else can
large or small All single admissions
ren. unaccompanied by parents, If- tion,
t-en cents These family stu
be presented Thursday night
serfber to come through on this protH~ W“J *V*T.y happinPSa ai' ;Un Ure same. 25 cents Child Chas Lehmberg of the Caatell sec of the Baptist. -hy.V *re. but now ^ of^ th«
prosperity, that they could ha-e ............________ -e. Don was a business visitor in the in ci irg- of « - chu- a. at Saru» An- ^^ ^^owme
tion for thi^ character of work arid
Re- J. A Revm d- formeriy past-r (he Street Commissioner Is taking
d vantage of the situation.
Many of th vie streets are badly in
be accomplished until every cent has f,rPampd "r nn ,hp,r w-Mng dav tw,n cents. These family shows will county site yesterday. He has beei^na. w as in L.a , . - • ,a> ’ ' ‘ tb nmi*e | amount of street funds
pa'd in --- lb* Presen-d Thursday night of e.ck confined to his bed wlthrheumatUm , ' «***£ thoae In autboHty. m ^
Dr Harry Brown and wife of You; we„k for an Indefinite length of time for several weeks, and th-s was h - :jn t(> forred to neglect much of
tist enur ii. i ’ «
Mrs R K Smith of E!Dorado. Ark, um. arrived In Llano the first of the Family Show Program for Thur-* first outing for aome !:m*
and Mrs. W. C Lovette of Lake VR- week. Dr, Brown being called on uc day night of this week will be a big ---0
Mr* Anna Brown was
lag®. Ark left yesterday for their < ount of the aerioua illness of his'fun show for laughing purposes only j A. B McCans. National Bank
homes after a two weeks' visit with, brother, A. P. Brown. Mr. Brown Five solid arts of good clean comedy aminer, who has been in I. ano mo- < h»ro ee a ir ay <
tfcerr parents. Dr. and Mrs. H. S. Sel-;has been quite
j this important work just at the pfrx-
called to Vit tine.
Mies Leroy Selman. who will ri.it hi. many friends hop, that he mb'day night a Big Get Together Part; ‘ other points wh-re V has been on a g’et to hear of hi. diness and hope point*
with her sisters for sone time.
soon be able to be out again.
I business trip
f,r him a *peedy recovery
ness trip for the past several 4nyn.
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The Llano News. (Llano, Tex.), Vol. 35, No. 29, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 8, 1923, newspaper, March 8, 1923; Llano, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth816418/m1/1/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Llano County Public Library.