The Lampasas Leader. (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, May 21, 1920 Page: 2 of 8
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BINDER TWINE AND REPAIRS
We have just received our first shipment of Deering Binder Twine in 5 lb. balls. We are
promised another shipment later on in the season, but can’t tell just when this shipment
will arrive, so you had better place your order NOW while we have it on hand.
Let us have your order for Deering and McCormick repairs as soon as possible as freight
shipments are slow and express shipments are uncertain. Remember that we have the only
genuine Deering and McCormick repairs sold in Lampasas. Beware of all “made for” and
“will fit” imitation repairs as they do not fit properly and will damage your machine.
In order for us to have riding planters for you, we had some shipped to Waco by interur-
ban and sent our delivery car to Waco for them. If you want one phone us.
Our Cultivator stock is very low. Come or phone us at once if you want a cultivator.
We have Machine Oil, Cup Grease, Hand Separator Oil, Harness Oil, Axle Oil, Gun Oil, 3-in-1 Oil
Fox & Mills Hardware Company
■THE HOUSE OF SERVICE'
We’ll Help Manage
You often hear it said that So-and-So is a good worker and tries
to save his money BUT—he doesn’t seem to get ahead—he don’t
seem to be a good manager.
Bight there is where we could help Mr. So-and-So. It’s a
part of our business to help people manage. We not only help
them to save and safeguard their earnings but it is our ambition
to see them make more. It’s the backbone of our policy to see
that our customers prosper and we would like to know if we can
be of service to you.
The Peoples National Sank.
J. F. WHITE, President; J. C. RAMSEY, Vice President
W. H. BROWNING, Vice President; ED HOCKER, Cashier.,
R. J. PAINE, Assistant Cashier
TO THE VOTERS OF LAMPASAS
I wish to announce to the voters of
Lampasas county that I have with-
drawn from the race for the office of
Public Weigher. I have sickness in
my family and also have a large cot-
ton and corn crop that demands my
attention, and for these reasons would
not be able to make a canvass among
(w) W. J. TAYLOR.
Miss Minnie Middick returned to
her home at Copperas Cove Monday
morning after spending several days
here with her cousin, Miss Weta Alex-
Mrs. B. G. Winters, of Evant, pass-
ed through Lampasas en route to
Belton where she will visit her rela-
Little Miss Dorothy Yarborough,
daughter of C. C. Yarborough, left
Monday morning for Copperas Cove
to be in the home of her brother and
Mrs. S. R. Yates of Kempner, is
visiting in the home of E. H. Roberts
J. R. Moses, of Adamsville, return-
ed Monday from Fort Worth. Mrs.
Moses will return later. They were
visiting in the home of their daughter,
Mrs. Greeley Townsen.
Joe Dunkum left Sunday for Kauf-
man, where he has accepted a position
with the Cameron Lumber Co. Joe
possesses a splendid voice and is al-
ways accommodating and ready to
•sing for the pleasure of others, and
will be missed in Lampasas by his
SURGEONS agree that in cases of
Cuts, Burns, Bruises and Wounds, the
FIST TREATMENT is most import-
ant. When an EFFICIENT antisep-
tic is applied promptly, there is no
danger of infection and the wound be-
gins to heal at once. For use on man
or beast, BOROZONE is the IDEAL
ANTISEPTIC and HEALING Agent.
Buy it now and be ready for an om-
ergency. Sold by All Dniggirta.
L. N. Rice left Monday morning for
Fort Worth for a business trip.
Mrs. Kate Townsen, of Velmont,
N. M., who has been in Winters for a
few days with her sister, Mrs. Jake
Skaggs, is here to visit her brothers
and sisters, she being a sister of the
Mrs. H. M. Rosenberg returned
Wednesday morning from Santa An-
na where she had been on a visit.
LADIES SHOES — Shipment of
One-Eyelet, Ribbon Ties, black Suede
just received at STOKES BROS. &
Emmett Ramsey went to Temple
Wednesday morning where he. will en-
ter the sanitarium for treatment. Mr.
Ramsey has been sick for eight or
ten days, and it may be that he will
have to submit* to an operation. His
mother, Mrs. F. M. Ramsey, accom-
panied him and will remain until he
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Simmons of
Austin announce the engagement of
their daughter, Helen, to Billy M.
Oliphant, of Austin. The wedding
will occur. June 10, 1920. Miss Helen
formerly lived in Lampasas and has
many friends here who will wish her
much happiness in the consummation
of this event.
A telephone message from Temple
states that a thorough examination
had been made on Miss Katherine At-
kins, of Llano, who fell out of the
courthouse window, a distance of thir-
ty feet, and found no bones broken.
Her back was bruised, but there was
no dislocation of any of the bones,
and it is thought she will be all right
in a few days, after she has had time
to recover from the shock of the fall.
Dizziness, vertigo, (blind staggers)
sallow complexion, flatulence are
symptoms of a torpid liver. No one
can feel well while the liver is inac-
tive. HERBINE is a powerful liver
stimulant. A dose or two will cause
all bilious symptoms to disappear.
Try it Sold by all druggists.—adv.
I Th« Weekly Leader $1.50 year.
FELL FROM SECOND STORY
Saturday afternoon Miss Katherine
Atkins, of Llano, passed through
Lampasas en route to Temple, where
she went to receive medical attention.
While attending the district court in
Llano, she fell from the second story
of the courthouse, a distance of about
thirty feet, and dislocated her spine,
and received other internal injuries
from the fall. The ground being wet
saved her from more serious injuries,
and perhaps death. It is stated the
accident happened so quickly, it was
difficult to ascertain just how the ac-
cident happened. A large crowd was
in attendance upon the court in the
Callan case, and Miss Atkins was sit-
ting in the window, but just how she
came to fall out could not be learned.
She was taken to Temple on a
stretcher Saturday and was in a seri-
A spring fight occurred Tuesday
afternoon on the public square, and
but for the intervention of friends,
serious results might have occurred.
As it was, the coffers of the courts
will be replenished—and the world
will go wagging on.
The rainfall Saturday afternoon
which began about 3 o’clock and came
down in a torrent for about an hour,
amounted to 1.30 hundredths of an
inch. The creek got on a boom and all
the branches got out of their banks,
and it is reported the water washed
away about thirty feet of Mrs. Camp-
bell-Scott’s rock fence around her
premises. There is an excellent sea-
son in the ground now and the crop
prospects are good. The truck gar-
dens will flourish, and everything
will grow now.
Mrs. N. S. Pickett of Lometa spent
the day here Tuesday attending to
Born, Monday, May 17, to Mr. and
Mrs. George LaBounty, a son.
Sallow complexion is due to a tor-
pid liver. HERBINE purifies and
strengthens the liver and bowels and
restores the rosy bloom of health to
the cheeks. Sold by all druggists.—•
BOOZE WALKS AWAY
........ LEAVING NO TRACE.
Chicago, May 15.—The “evidence”
worth $600,000 upon which Govern-
ment agents had built their hopes of
numerous convictions in Illinois liquor
operations, has mysteriously disap-
peared. The confiscated booze, stocks
secured in raids between July 1 and
January 16, were stored in the Sibley
warehouse and have gone away from
there and left no trace.
This is a bonded warehouse and
supposed to be surrounded by all the
safeguards the Government thought
necessary. It had been noticed that
when a case came to trial the particu-
lar liquor seized in that case was
missing. Now the entire stock is gone
and with the hands of Major Dalrym-
ple and his assistants firmly tied by
orders from Washington, there is slim
chance to secure any new evidence.
A force of auditors went to the ware-
house today to check up to confiscated
stocks, but there was nothing to check
Smuggling away of this immense
quantity of liquor could not have been
accomplished without some inside
help and an ominous shadow of sus-
picion is falling upon former high In-
ternal Revenue officials. Auditors
find the records incomplete, no re-
ceipts for liquor withdrawn and loose
methods generally in the conduct of
officials who were being paid by the
Government to guard the liquor.
Disappearance of the evidence
means the Government’s suits against
several associations for violation of
the Prohibition Act will fail flat.
These suits. would have hit some
very prominent wholesalers and big
cafe proprietors and the cases against
them were practically perfect until
the Government lost the evidence.
CALLES SUMMONS VILLA.
El Paso, Tex., May 18.—Gen. P.
Calles, Provisional Minister of War of
Mexico, has summoned Francisco Vil-
la to appear at Chihuahua City to ex-
plain his reported action in holding
an American official of the Alvarado
Mining Company for ransom at Bo-
quillas, west of Santa Rosilia, Chihua-
hua.# That was announced by Gen.
Calles tonight on his departure on a
special train to Chihuahua City.
Barbed wire cuts, ragged wounds,
collar and harness galls heal up quick-
ly when BALLARD'S SNOW LINI-
MENT is applied. It is both healing
and antiseptic. Sold by all druggists.
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The Lampasas Leader. (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, May 21, 1920, newspaper, May 21, 1920; Lampasas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth895002/m1/2/: accessed December 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lampasas Public Library.