The Lampasas Leader. (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, May 21, 1920 Page: 4 of 8
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Just let mother call, “Biscuits for ; !
Breakfast!” We’re sure there’s a
; treat that can’t be beat in store
| for us — light, tender biscuits —
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H with goodness! For mother is sure
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always the same—the best. \
Calumet contains only such ingre-
dients as have been approved offi-
cially by the U.S.Food Authorities.
You Save When You Buy It.
You Save When You Use It.
ttlunO I AWARDS ‘
MADE BY THE
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
The Ford car can well be called the “peoples
car,” because there are more than 3,000,000 of
'them in daily operation. That is about four
to one of the nearest follower in the motor car
industry. This would not be~so if the Ford car
had.not for sixteen years proven its superiority
in service, in durability, and in the low cost for
operation and maintenance; this would not be
so if the Ford car was not so easy to understand,
so simple in construction that anybody and
everybody can safely drive it. Let us have
your order for one now to avoid delay in
Lampasas Auto Co
ADV. LETTER LIST.
List of letters for week ending
May 21, 1920:
W. T. Allen, Alvino Bargas, Oran
Belvin, Joe Benge, Mrs. C. H. Collins,
Lloyd Childre, Roy Dunn, Crosencie
Esquivel, C. H. Foy, Mrs. Minnie Ola
| Dallas, Texas, May 19.—The Dem-
ocratic State Convention will be held
in Dallas on Tuesday, May 25 and
Wednesday, May 26th at the Fair
Park Coliseum. Arrangements are
Gray, W. H. Jarratt, W. T. Kendrick, beinS made by the various committees
Henry H. Krone, B. H. Lewis, Ben- of the convention to handle the larg-
nard Post (2), B. F. Porter, Miss
Doris Page, Jose Mendoza, W. J.
Owens, Anoclete Ramirez (2), W. R.
Roberts, Mrs. Gerila Sharp, Arthur
T. Suggins, Andres Velasquez (2) sec.
218, A. J. Wilmoth, Ninnie Williams,
Jno. Q. Williams, Bill West, Erwin
Williams, Mrs. W. J. Zeiss special de-
livery, R. R. Box 45.
’ s , T. S. ALEXANDER,
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CARRANZA TAKES REFUGE ON
est convention crowd in its history.
Because of the congested condition
in Dallas the committee on housing is
urging all persons who anticipate at-
tending the convention to secure their
accomodations in advance. Hotels for
the most part are refusing further
reservations for entire rooms but will
provide to their capacity for guests
on cots and by using sample rooms,
CONVEN- j when the peak of pre-war immigra-
tion was reached.
When peace is established, the tide
of immigration will be swelled by
Germans and others now technically
enemy aliens and many authorities
believe that all pre-war records will
be broken by the exodus from war
debt-ridden Europe to the United
States, unless Congress should put up
The renewed influx of foreigners is
welcomed by employers, who believe
that immigration will relieve the la-
bor shortage, and by economists, who
expect a large proportion of the im-
migrants to settle on farms and aid
the imperative increase of food ;
The American Federation of Labor,
| Requests for reservations can be | however, views the resumption of im
made to the Housing committee,
Democratic State Convention, care of
State Democratic Executive Commit-
f- . GUNBOAT.
El Paso, Tex., May 19.—Venustiano „ t j tt j. i n rm,
, ‘ ,tee, Southland Hotel, Dallas. The
Carranza, deposed President of Me::- ■ ni
..... . . , committee is also urging all persons
ico, accompanied by his son-in-law, I . , . , , .
, , , , i who may not have urgent business m
las c c g- Dallas during the days of the eonven-
Gen. Candido ’ Aguilar, has dodged
through the net of rebels surrounding
'the besieged presidential party in the
mountains of the State of Pueblo ana
after a hard ride through tropical
jungles, has found refuge on the
Mexican gunboat Progreso, the cap-
tain and crew of which remained loyal
-to Carranza when Vera Cruz turned
-rebel, This information was sent out
of El Paso this evening by a refugee
Carranza official, advising other Car-
raneistas in the United States. The
report further said that Carranza
had issued a manifesto aboard the
Progreso directed to all his former
officials and partisans, saying that he
wanted them to stick to their posts
and he would guarantee their salaries.
Carranza is believed, to have carried
jtion to arrange their trips at _some
other time as there will not be avail-
able accommodations for them.
PLACED AT 158,976
Washington, May 19.—The popula-
tion of Dallas, Texas, was announced
tonight by the census as 158,976. This
represents an increase over the 1910
census of 666,872, or 72. per cent.
Chicago, 111., May 19.—The wave of
price cutting in wearing apparel con-
tinued today to sweep the country,
merchants in many cities and towns
migration with the fear that the com-
petition of immigrant labor will low-
er wages, and is pressing its <"
for the suspension of all immigration
for several years.
Mr. and Mrs. Ruling Bean and their
little nephew, George Randall, left
Friday morning for their home in
Wichita Falls. They have been guests
in the home of Mr. Bean’s mother,
Mrs. Dick Bean. *
Lessie Wykes, of Quanah, was here
this week to visit in the home of ]
parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Wykes,
who live in the Oakalla neighborhood.
Mr. Wykes is in the automobile busi-
ness in Quanah and is doing a splen-
, , announcing reductions in men’s and
?>“*• SUm 0f *°M ab0ald *he ; women’s clothing, shoes, hats and
oa ’ ! other articles. While some merchants
~ 7 * «-tirtrvn ' said the reduction could not be main-
„T , . . . . , tamed after present stocks were ex-
Wanted to lease some grass land j hausted others declared the price
near LampaSas, would buy crop it , . ,
could get possession now.
CAM Me GIL VR AY,
Mt. Calm, Texas.
I have pigs for sale.
(w) E. BOLDING.
The farmers are busy at work after
the good rains of last week.
Rev. Willard Taylor and wife have ) of credits and high commodity prices
(cuts were the logical outcome of
[ breaks in the eastern market, a back-
ward season and large stocks on hand.
Owners of department stores in
scores of cities and towns announce
price reduction in men’s and women’s
apparel, ranging from twenty to fifty
per cent, while in some places shoes
and other articles were sold at reduc-
Banking interests in New York also
extended their campaign of deflation
moved to our little city. They occu->
py the Mrs. T. E. Fields residence.
Bro. Taylor will fill his regular ap-
pointment here Sunday.
today, carrying out their pledge to
the federal reserve board. Pressure
exerted by banks in the wholesale dry
goods and general merchandise dis-
Mrs. H. M. Townsen and daughter, j tricts was said to be responsible for
Mrs. Stapp and Eloise Cook, left [the wave or price cutting in retail
Tuesday for Houston, to visit in the trade.
home of Edd Throgmartin. j ! Banks were reported to have "noti-
Rev. F. M. Ewing of Waco is visit- ;fied importers and dealers, in luxuri-
:ing in our neighborhood. We are al- | ous articles of apparel and manufac-
ways glad to have him come. j turers of so-called non-essentials that
C. W. Moses and family of Lam- J ordy moderate financial accommoda-
pasas are spending the week in the tions could be expected now.
homes of S. H. Straley and J. R. ! The price cuts largely were con-
Moses. j fined to wearing apparel, but a spread
Quite a lot of the people visited Mr. ! of the movement/ to other lines was
Patterson’s berry patch this week. j indicated by the action of Omaha den-
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Donnell left j fists in reducing the price of dental
Tuesday for Tuscola to visit their work,
Mr. and Mrs. A. Lancaster attend-
ed the commencement of Lampasas
High School Monday night. Their
grandson, Bernard Smith, was one of
There will be given on the lawn of
the Presbyterian church at Adams-
ville,'Saturday night, May 29th, a so-
cial. Entertainment will consist of
music and games. Ice cream will be
sold by Ladies Aid for benefit of the
church. Everybody invited and a
good time expected.
At a meeting of the School Board
Thursday night, two more teachers
were elected, these being Miss Elsie
Moses and Miss Marion Thompson.
There are still some other vacancies
to be filled, which will be attended to
at a later meeting of the board.
Miss Ruby Zimmerman, who has
been in Temple for an appendicitis op-
eration, returned Friday evening, ac-
companied by her cousin, Miss Rachel
Moore. Miss Zimmerman will be at
the home of her aunt, Mrs. Ed Moore,
until she gets stronger, and then will
go to her home in the country.
SHERIFF’S NOTICE OF ELECTION
I make new mattresses and make
over old ones. My shop is on Western
Avenue, next door to Phillip Payn’s
shop. I also repair sewing machines.
(w29) ALBERT BERRY.
After you eat—always take
l|gg&(FOR YOUR ACID-STOMACH.)
Instantly relieves Heartburn, Bloat-
ed Gassy Feeling. Stops food souring,
•repeating, and all stomach miseries.
Aids digestion and appetite. Keeps stomach
oweet and strong. Increases Vitality and Pep.
EATONIC is the best remedy. Tens of thou-
sands wonderfully benefited. Only costs a cent
or two a day to use it. Positively guaranteed
to please or we will refund money. Get a big
box today. You will see.
Mackey & Ransom, Lampasas, Texas.
To conform with the Willard policy,
to give the best service for -least
money, we are recharging batteries at
6 volt batteries........................$1.00
12 volt batteries....................... 1.25
Rent batteries..............25c per day
LAMPASAS BATTERY CO.
(d-w) Willard Service Station.
I have pigs for sale.
(w) E. BOLDING.
STORM GATHERING IN CON-
GRESS OVER IMMIGRATION BILL
Washington, D. C., May 14.—While
a storm was brewing in Congress to-
day over the discovery of legislation
in a final stage, which would operate
to bar victims of foreign oppression
from asylum in the United States, it
was disclosed in another quarter that
the long expected resumption of im-
migration on a large scale has begun
More than 600,000 aliens, nearly all
Europeans, outside of Germany, Aus-
tria, Hungary, Turkey and Russia,
have made application for permission
to migrate to America, and American
consuls are passing on the applica-
tions as rapidly as possible. The la-
test figures show ^ that immigrants
have been arriving in this country for
several weeks at the rate of 600,000 a
year, five times as many as entered
last year, and half as many as in 1914,
STATE OF TEXAS,
County of Lampasas.
Notice is hereby given that an elec-
tion will be held on the 12th day of
June 1920 at the school house in Com-
mon School District No. 27, as estab-
lished by the Commissioners Court in
February 1909, which is of record in
book No. 1, Minutes of the County
Board of School Trustees, to deter-
mine whether or not a majority of the
legally qualified property tax paying
voters of said district desire to
crease their rate of tax for school pur-
poses from 15 cents on -the $100 valu-
ation on all taxable property in 'said
district to any sum not to exceed
cents on the $100 valuation on all
taxable property in said district, for
the purpose of supplementing the
state school fund apportioned to said
district and to determine whether or
not the .Commissioners Court of this
county shall be authorized to levy,
sess and collect annually a tax of and
at the rate of any sum not to exceed
50 cents on the $100 valuation of
taxable property in said district for
S. U. Howard has been appointed
presiding officer for said election
and he shall select two judges and two
clerks to assist him in holding the
same, and he shall within five days af-
ter said election has been held make
due return thereof to the Commis-
sioners Court of this county as is re-
quired by law for holding a general
All persons who are legally quali-
fied voters of this state and county
and who are resident property tax
payers in said district shall be en-
titled to vote at said election and • all
voters who favor the increase in tax-
ation for school purposes shall have
written or printed on their ballots the
“For'Increase of School Tax.”
And those opposed to such increase
in tax shall have written or printed
on their ballots the words:
“Against Increase of School Tax.”
Said election was ordered , by the
County Judge of this county by order
made on the 20th day of May A. D.
1920, and this notice is given in pur-
suance of said order.
Dated the 20th day of May A. D.
1920. * A. R.-MACE,
Sheriff, Lampasas County, Texas.
Small Individual Threshers
The Williams Improved Threshers are built for individ-
ual threshing, can be operated with 3 to 5-H. P. Gaso-
line Engines. Write for Catalogue.
JAMES B. SEDBERRY, President.
Williams Mill Manufacturing Co. of Ark.
Mrs. G. A. McGregor and son, G. A.
Jr., left Saturday morning for Cisco'
to join Mr. McGregor, who has em-
ployment there. They are not mov-
ing from Lampasas, and have only
gone for the time being.
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