The Graham Leader (Graham, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 33, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 25, 1915 Page: 1 of 8
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GRAHAM, TEXAS, THURSDAY, MARCH 25. 1915.
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The spirit of Spring fills every nook and edrper of this big store. Tfiis stori is filled to overflowing with
the choicest nevy Spring Merchandise selected with care.
Our experience and buying connection gives our many customers and friends the assurance of buying the i]
F* right Merchandise in style and quality at hard time prices. . ^ ^
WE HAVE MANY HAPPY SURPRISES IN STORE FOR YOU
See our new Skirtings in/light weight, light shades, checks and plaids, also Wool and Silks Palm Beach
Crepe de Chine in stripes, solids and floral design. We will be delighted to see our Dress Goods in
many weaves and popular shades. •
Just received our Shirt Waists, Skirts andLDresscsin SilkPopUn'. TafFetas and Crepe de Chine, which hav
opened up entirely satisfactory, and are very beautifuL We have priced them lower than we had
anticipated. You will find splendid values up to $15.00. All popular shades.
Arrange to have your Spring Shoes fitted here. Our
stock is now almost complete and we cany
standard lines only.
Why not haye' your Shoes flitted now while we hare
your size? ; „ . rm .
Prices $1.T5 «p to $5,00
VERY SPECIAL;—We also have about 200 pftlrs el
I . odds and end Slippers for Misses and Ladies, In
lace, button and pumps,, in ten, calf, patent
leather, vici, kid and velvet. -
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Good style, good slippers and every pair a real
4;w bargain. ! "
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Everybody likes our Hats. Many have visited our Millinery Department, praised and bought, and ifyou
' traw nrirKwiri n, -ymi hyy<> tnany pleasant surprises in store for you. W \ •
H We have not space for full descriptions, but we can assure you that your ideal Hat is here! both style am
price. You will be repaid many times in pleasure and profit by a visit to this Department
R. F SHORT *, COMPANY
Election Next Saturday
On next Saturday, March 27, ai
election will be held in Young
and Jack counties to elect a
representative for this, the 99th
district, to fUJthe unexpired
term of K. W. Fry, who resign
ed two weeks ago.
The tickets are printed, but
there are no names on them, so
the voter must write the name
The Fry Case
THE PRICE IS THE THING
The following is taken from
The Wichita Daily Tribune of
Judge E. W. Fry, Pete Fir, lb
M. Todd and John Lischke, were
brought into the 78th District
Court on Monday pending the is-
suance of tff order for a venire
for ninety atiecisl jurors, sumnion-
of his choice for representative, fd for appearance on April 7, to
So far. Wj* have only heard of try the eases of these defendants,
two candidates, .1. li. Fisher, of The panel will comprise the
this county, and Dr. J.- W. Me- names on the three venires that
,, Combs, of Jack county. * Owing have heretofore been selected for
to the fact that so little time U»e different weeks of the pres-
has been' allowed between the <‘»t term, the same men being
resignation of the former incunt- summoned to serve on the spec-
ie. bant and the election,, many vot- i«l jury.
Epidemic of Sickness
Nearly every home in the town
has had a case of sickness within
it during the last ten days. Most
of the sickness seams to |>e from
severe colds, pneumonia slid In
grippe, but some eases qtf fever
are reported. So far, there have
beeu no deatlis, although a num-
ber have been very low and but}
Government Surveyors Here
Eight government surveyors
spent Tuesday night in town.
Their arrival her^ caused consid-
erable excjtcinent and for i» time
wo~ were as busy as a Mexican
president, trying to learn their
business, which ‘we absolutely
failed to do. , Most everyone, who
isaw them believed they were em-
very little hopes were held out!
Co., and all kinds of speculations
land guesses could he heard.
, . , ...I Even Jim Hubbard called us by
improved and all from whom we
. t • I long distance telephone and want
have heard this morning are o.n , *
ed to know it they were going to
Publish Fry Trial
The Leader has made arrange-
ments iwhereby we will be fur-
nished with tiie full proceedings
of the Fry trial as the ease pro-
Fruit Crop Seriously Damaged
The fruit and vegetable crope
of this section have been serious-
ly damaged, if not entirely de-
stroyed, by the severe cold Hea-
gresses, we wilLgive it.-lft ther yf tile past week, Reports
the road to recovery.
This epidemic is similar to the
one that swept over this section
of the country in 1888, -when
survey, the line by his town.
our readers in full. The case
will be called for trial on the 7th
of April and as the following day
is publication day wit^i jis_ibat
hrerre of the paper will likely con-
tain but little aside from the se-
lecting of jurors, etc., but* the
following week should contain
most, if not all of the trial. We
have-decided to do this for the
.lust what they were here for reMon that every resident of the
we are unable to tel!, but sup-! ‘ onnty is naturally interested in
ipose they were making' some sort) ease and wants to know the
from different sections of the
county vary, some believingrthe
heavy freezes did not injure the
ixiipa^otlieca-uxpreasing the'' be-
...........v .... --------- tfeere were not enough weU **’ inspection of the road between as they will be brought out
era may have failed to learn the During the day, Monday, Dia-.Pe ? wo. 8 , p .R*l PRr<' .'Graham and Bridgeport as-they,*® the courts. ^ ^^ “.
date and will, on that account, rtict Clerk A. F. Kerr was busyj H ^lt: ' * Ime ~H V ra-jesme in on one train and left on
fail to go to the |m»11h next Sat- recording fifty indictments for, 10 ' | the next,
urday and exercise their rights forgery that had been transferred Christian Church Aid Society
as free American citizens. This to this county from \oung coun-
vrill j>laee the elected eaiubdate ty, the iudictmenta all being
The Ladies of the Christian Aid
met March 18 ^it. 3 o’clock with1
First Baptist Church
Sunday will be Missionary Day
Fishing Season Opens
Bent Kramer and Tom Long
opened the fishing season in
great style yesterday when they
lief that everything has been kill-
ed, and some contending that at
least a half crop will be * made
if the weather continue^, favor-
able from now on. Here in town
it seems <|uite evident the apri-
cots have been killed and , thtv
peaches badly injured. It is
hoped we may raise some fruit
this year, for during these hard
tpiles, every crop means a great
deal to our people.
Our Mailing List
We expected, this week, to
give credit on our mailing list
returned from out somewhere to au t|loso who have Jmid up
not. Now, if everyone will get against
. . "*’• . , . ,, day had been a good one for the far behind that it is impossible
good rote will be polled. Let’s .. ^remainin» on in* ful,-v liwonssed, tlie ladies de- cry man and woman, who possi ( ** -1 - 1
h«ve it good turnout Saturday. „w d,,!,,, l»W t. b.v. . «rirt <■ W- % « d. » <« lid bring, ^ lm hl lmnS continue.
jurdays. * a s|»ecial offentag for Home and|( The court of criminal appeals * ■
Keyword for next meeting will Foreign Missions. The Sunday at Austin, yesterday, reversed ^ ... wshL ♦
he ‘-*mprey.” To meet with Mrs. school offering will go to this and remanded the Barnes ease.I ' ' ° 1 ‘ 8
Alma Martin on next Thursday, cause. iw^n e»m-
ciate the fact that so many are
renewing-and hope the good work
Presbyterian Church office:
Sunday morning the services
'will he conducted by the lay-
men. Special music. Following
. is the program:
W. S. TMeJimscy ty preside.., .
Prayer,the great peed, of the
church—Z. A. Hudson. •
Johnson, II. L.
Gibbs, J. C.
Hargraves, J. F.
Cox, P. A.
______________ Daves, C. B.
Oilr Opportunity—R. G. Hnllafi Davis, E. B.
Otir Responsibility.* How shall Aker*»,W A. J.
0 I give to the Lord T—J. E. Mor-
N. S. Farmer, Postmaster.
Per J. G. W. '
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jdeve Barnes has twice Iswn eon-j Farmers’ Union
Regular preaching service at vioted of selling intoxi«*4tingi Owing to the faet that the
11 a. ra. and 7:80 p. m. Come liquors in a prohibition district, farmers are so busy there will
Both cases have been reversed.|be no meeting-of the county'
The last reversal throws the ease J Onion in April. The Union will
back here for * third fLvitkl. | meet on the second kYiday in
May. A.^P. Stewart.
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Methodist Church ,, „„4 wor,hil, with
... All the regular, aervices will ^ jj 1
he held next/Sunday. The scr-j . , ...... -
ifton at the mornipg hour *nll he’' J. TL.Fislier spent last Sstur-
from the text “IMesaed are tlie day in Jnekslmro in the intei*e«t| Mr*. R. E. Lynch will be host-
|H*aikemakers.M ^ , [of his candidsey. for represents- ess for the Prisi’iUas next Tucs-
. V , J. tfnll Bowman, ’tive. ' . 'day afternoon, March 30.
Mrs. S. M. Lamona has
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very sick this week.
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Bowron, Frank H. The Graham Leader (Graham, Tex.), Vol. 39, No. 33, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 25, 1915, newspaper, March 25, 1915; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth884056/m1/1/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Library of Graham.