The Lampasas Daily Leader. (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 260, Ed. 1 Friday, January 8, 1915 Page: 1 of 4
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The Lampasas Daily Leader.
Lampasas, Texas, January 8, 1915
NOW COMES THE GREAT EVENT YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR
A Sale that will Revolutionize all previous Bargain-Giving Events. We cannot recall a season that found us
better prepared to offer such Tremendous Values. And as evidence, that our efforts have been crowned with suc-
cess overshadowing all previous sales ever held by this or any other store in West Texas, we invite you to in-
spect these unapproachable values.
Come Early (Expecting Greater Bargains Than Ever Before. You’ll Not Be Disappointed Here!
STOKES BROTHERS & COMPANY
THE PEOPLE WHO SELL IT FOR LESS
Put Your Money in Our Bank
1. It is business like and safe. When you
pay with a check you have a receipt which may
be valuable in the future.
2. You are not so likely to spend your
money when it is in the bank as if it were loose
in your pockets, and there will be the desire to
increase your deposit. Deposits beget the sav-
3. Banks help those who help them. If
your deposits show you to be thrifty, industri-
ous and pushing, you can borrow from the
bank, should you need to do so. MAKE OUR
BANK YOUR BANK.
[ The Peoples National Bank
J. C. RAMSEY, President J. F. WHITE, Cashier
| W. II. BROWNING, Vice-President ED HOOKER, Assistant Cashier
For You—-Mr. Smoker
On the Following 5c Cigars
7 for 26 cents Cash
| YOU GET MORE FOR YOUR MONEY
AT OUR STORE
Hoffmann Drug Co.
The Obliging Druggists
There will be service in the
Episcopal church next Sunday
light at 7 o’clock.
All outstanding accounts due
the Palace Market 'must be paid
by the 10th of January,
dll E. H. Lockman, Owner.
ROOM FOR RENT—One fur-
nished room close to business
part of city. Apply at this office
to H. J. Abney.
The E. R Circle will meet Sat-
urday afternoon at 3 o’clock with
Miss Edna Townsen. A full at-
tendance is desired.
John S. Bonner, of Austin, is a
guest’of his daughter, Mrs. J. F.
H. C. Townsen, who served his
“term” as oounty commissioner,
and retired of his own accord,
was among the pleasant callers
on The Leader. He made a good
commissioner, but found the
work required more of hia time
and care than he was willing to
devote to it, and thought a
younger man should have the
The Baptist Aid Entertains.
One of the prettiest and most
enjoyable entertainments of the
New Year was given by the Bap-
tist Aid to the different church
societies at the beautiful home of
Mrs. J. H. Andrew, Tuesday aft-
ernoon from 3 to 5 o’clock.
As the guests arrived they
were graciously greeted by Mrs.
Andrew and seated about the
spacious rooms in cozy groups,
where for happy moments all in-
dulged in pleasant conversation.
The entertainment committee,
Mesdames McKinney, William-
son and Harris, had taken great
care and pains in selecting a pro-
gram that was rendered by the
Piano Solo—Mrs. Alfred.
Reading—Mrs. Jim Burrell.
Piano Solo—Miss Anderson.
Little Francis Key, in her sweet
charming way, sang two songs
which won the hearts of all pres-
Following the program, Mrs.
McKinney appeared and in her
natural manner, which is always
pleasing and interesting, pre-
sented each one a card, asking
them to write a rhyme to the
words on their card. Many fun-
ny and quaint ones being the re-
Mrs. Harris asked Mesdames
Cowan and Skinner to choose
sides, as she had prepared ques-
tions on a contest of Bible char-
acters, and this was entered into
with great enthusiasm, Mrs.
Cowan’s side being the happy
Mrs. Williamson, in her sweet
way, presented the “loosers”
with a contest full of fun and
mirth. One of the questions was,
Where can we always find hap-
Misses Zetta Brown, Inez Oli-
ver, Ruth Key and Earl Hughs,
members of Mrs. Browning’s
Sunday school class, served a
delicious course of chicken salad,
tea, pickl&s and cakes to about
During that hour, Mesdames
Emmett Ramsey and Bernard
Allen rendered beautiful music,
which was enjoyed by all.
These meetings have grown to
be very interesting, and we are
anticipating our next delightfu
reunion sometime in April.
As the happy hours of the aft-
ernoon glided away and night
made its appearance we all knew
the time had come to bid Mrs. An-
drew farewell.“Good-byes” were
sweetly and softly heard through
the home as each one left with a
happy heart for a bright New
Year. % x
Dispatches received here state
that Geo. D. Zivley has been
nominated as postmaster at Lam-
pasas. He has been an applicant
from the begining, and has had
friends vigorously at work ever
since the democratic administra-
tion took charge of governmental
affairs. He is skilled in public
life and will make an efficient
and accommodating postmaster.
Mrs. C. W. Ozburn is visiting
friends in Coleman.
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Barnes
are at home from southern Texas,
where Mr. Barnes has been look-
ing after business interests. Mrs.
Barnes spent a part of the time
with her parents in Austin.
J. F. White, of Adamsville,
was here and called on The Lead-
er, advancing his date and hav-
ing the Dallas Farm News also
advanced for the current year.
Mr. White is one of the older set-
tlers of the northern part of the
county and makes a success.
The Woman’s Suffrage League
will meet at the Library hall at 3
o’clock in the afternoon, Satur-
day, Jan. 9. All women inter-
ested in this movement please be
Mrs. S. J. Smith, Co. Chm. -
Mrs. J. C. Ramsey, Sec.
M. P. Watson, of the Rocky
creek country, was here and had
The Leader sent to his home for
the new year, along with his
other purchases at Lampasas.
Success to you, young man.
Among the announcements of
the state health board is men-
tioned the appointment of Miss
Nellye E.D.Knight,of Lampasas,
as one of the board of examiners
of train'ed nurses. Miss Knight
studied this character of work in
the John Sealy hospital at Gal-
veston and has been a registered
nurse for several years. She is
a daughter of Mrs. L. W. Knight
of this city.
W. T. Phelan, who owns that
nice ranch property fronting on
two public roads four miles
northeast of Lampasas, was
passing by and made it conven-
ient to hand in a dollar to keep
his paper coming. Thanks. Mr.
Phelan has some excellent land,
but thinks no more than he needs,
and hence is neither trying to
sell out nor find a purchaser for
George D. Byrd, who cultivates
the irrigated farm just on the
eastern outskirts of the city, will
accept thanks for a remittance
on subscription account. Mr.
Byrd raised truck a few years
ago, but last year cultivated cot-
ton and corn as his principal
crops, and will probably do the
same this year, though he will
sow some grain.
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Vernor, J. E. The Lampasas Daily Leader. (Lampasas, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 260, Ed. 1 Friday, January 8, 1915, newspaper, January 8, 1915; Lampasas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth905851/m1/1/: accessed January 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lampasas Public Library.