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Our Christmas Tree
Some, Christmas Dinner.
Last Sunday, a large c-yous crowd
gathered at tho beautiful country
home of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. William
non, six miles southeast cf town for
the purposo of celebrating Christmas
in the form of an old time feast or
And to say that it was some fine
din&er, is putting it very lightly, for
words fall this poor writer to de
Hcrlbe the feast as it really was, and
to say that everyone enjoyed him
nelf does not describe th pleasure
Urot each one seemed to Lave.
It will be remembered that on last
New Year's day, the Children of Mr.
and Mrs. M. H. Boyd, who reside in
Snyder, gathered in &nd surprised
their parents with a bounteous din
ner, tut this Christmas dinner of
which I am writing w;?h p.;rh le?
interest, was premcdit.n J end under
stood by all. yet it was surprising in
a way to look upon thoce two broad
tchles laden with the reiat delicious ,
food man ever tasted, und 1 am sure
that if these tables had h'-en possess- (
ed with live and feellr.g, th"y would j
have groaned in distre with their j
Those attending this fe.st were: M
H. Boyd and wife, of Snyder; F. C.
Boyd and family, R. W. Boyd -nd
family. H. B. Boyd and wife. Joe
Cllnkenbeard and fami.y, Hanson
Farkley and family. J. R. Williamson
and wife, John Wllllamfcon and fam
ily, H. L. WlWamaon and family, J.
C. Williamson and family, Jesse
Bradley, W. A.. Reynolds and the
rfeifil Get a
A Happy and Prosperous
humble writer of this joyful affair.
This crowd numbered forty five in
all. j ,
After tbe dinner was over it was
decided by all present to have the
photographer, Mr. (Moore of Snyder
to shoot the crowd with his camera,
which he did and so that grand gath
ering will long be remembered by
those attending it
Written by a loyal friend.
T. J. Manning.
Ksrltost New tnoiene" Dwelling.
It is generally thought that the
ftrst Bind ef dwelling built by the
parly settlers In New England wers
log cabins, but as a matter of fact,
these pioneers often fell obliged to
watt until after they had rssped thlr
first herretP before they took the
time to erect anything so durabls ami
elaborate as a wentlier-tlglit cabin.
Like the primitive K.le of eouelmru
Kurort I 1 ' ,y" Indians of Mexluo.
tUy u.t.k! t..ve they could flixl.
Iliit '.ften t!'J merely d:lg In. fld'K
a flulir !; i as tl.e smiles In
Frsiuv 1irt dnr't.p ' '.
Mr. W. II. Phultz has visttora from
Ilnini5 c( jrty.
The Molisiniut'uuii liiUo mi ih th wiif!
bts forehead reverent ly tec-tiuij iimu
the open Korrn. Ttklti r book In
his bends be sit'i. slowly bowing Ma
Dead nut!! It touches the book.
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Heard of Sem
inole are bere the guests of Mr.
Heard's parents. Mr. and Mrs. O. C.
Good Night's Rest
Sleep is just as nccetsarjr to
health w s food. I ne acu
ity to sleep depends on the
condition of the nerves.
Dr. Miles' Nervine
insure a good night's rest.
It will le!p any nrrvo us con
dition from sleepltssness to
epilepsy. Your money back
if first bottle fails to benefit
You will tei a corrpfew
Hue of d.'uas and proprietary
marines at this store.
South Stte Square, Snyder.
THE SNYDER SIGNAL, 8NYDER. TEXA8, FRIDAY, DEC. 0. Hit.
AMERICAN LKUIOX NKWK
A sold etar mother 100 years old
la being taken care of by the Ameri
can Legion in White Plains, N. Y.
Hor son, ber only support, was killed
in France. The government check,
paid for her eon's death, merely
covers her rent. She is a Southern
If a pending ordinance allows tho
employment of 200 additional police
men in Los Angeles. Chief of Polioe
Jones will fill the vacancies with ex
nervlce men, ho has informed the.
the American Leglou, seeking the
organization's cooperation in obtain
Cab"t Ward, vice commander of
the Paris France, post of the Ameri
can Legion, has been elected iirsi
view president of the interallied Vet
erans Federation in its second an
nual congress in Paris. A British
veteran is second Vice President and
a Fren h veteran head the organiza
tion. L'very rural school center and vil
lage in Oklahoma will have a detach
ment of American Legion members.
Small communities which cannot
maintain chartered posts will be or
ganized Into outposts.
The placing of a "trained, sympa
thetic war mother" at Ellis Island
to aid w omen immigrants to get suit
ably located in the United States is
being considered by the American
Miss Margaret and Ima Wilson
who are teaching at Mustang. Colo
arrived here Tuesday for a viBlt wlt
their parents, Mr. and Mr. W. II.
Wilson. They were accompanied by
Miss Vanklrk. and Mr. Service. Tbxj
motored through in their car.
Prof. F. H. Patterson and famll:.
who have been visiting the formo
parents. Mr. and iMrs. J. O. Patter
son, left this week for their borne a
st Grades Rcslly Chsspsst.
Th mirc-have of a cheap grade ot
goods for any i inis use, is tery poor
economy. Such guods oo five wu
and tbs seivi.e they render, whlk
rhey do last. U "t satisfactory. Tc
obtain a given amount of service on
will spend mure money on articles of
rheop grade Mian upon those thnf art
better. The oi.mltittig of tl :""fc
amount of iiitiur and satisfaction
froiu the "' f a '!'t thlrg sad s
good ore Is so linfioslbtlity.
.Mrs. J. P. Watts of Stephenville.
will get the Signal compliments of
i her brother. T. E. Orlmes.
Tscth of Varloue Cratur.
RnbMt hn- 28 leelb, snd rats nt
mt" 20 enrh. Sts'e tnd oxen po
ePi tbe miM- nuiuler ss humans
Frrgs have no teeth at all on the low
er Juw. nnd tortils sre quite tH)ihless.
The shark Ims severe' rews of teeth
the outer on helug replaced as tiiej
hectnie worn, at tli exiwnt.e of the In
ner rows. The pike Is provided with
what rotgln i i-Hlled hinged teeth, n
they certs'tily run twe turned inwartt
to enable H io hold tts prey firmly
Newspaper headlines say: "Con
tinued rain predicted for California. '
Scurry county 1 ettll dry, but it is
not so very far from Scurry county
to California, and we are expecting
rain here anytime.
He Accomplishes Thtnga.
ft la osna'ly the fellow whs doesn't
know any better wb does the thing
that cant be done. Yoo see. the
poor fellow oxestt't know It can't be
done and so he goes nhead and doe
W. W. Merrett, a prominent farm-
-r of Route One waa a pleasant vis
itor at our office Wedaeaday. Mr.
Merrett moved his Slgral up a year.
'Ii also informed us that he would
a candidate for cotton weigher of
Precinct No. Ow.
Subscribe for taa Signal, f 1.6.
ncifrnrmirp of 1921
Dewey Woody and iMiss Bertha
&irneat Joseph and Miss Willie
Orady Biggs and Mis Dedl
Nat Billingsley and Miss Myrtle
Emory Hobbs and Miss Mable Free
Earl ChrlJtey and Miss Velma Font
S. F. Pride and Miss Tennie Mupb
O. B. Bynum and 'Miss Bernloe
J. II. Berroth and Mrs Ce Mc
Means. Thomas E. Burrua and Miss Jewell
Getting It Over.
Strang- as It may ound. a ssao cas
slways make s hit lfh a woman by
nylng h rnlSfe lirr. t'urtooni Mag-
Pekingese dogs, wearing expensive
coats while ex-soldiers sit shivering
on park benches aroused the ire of
the Rev. S. Tarkes Cadiiian. Con
gregational! minister 00 Brooklyn,
during the American Legion's at
tempt to get overcoats for needy ex
service men. Rev. Cad man advocated
taking the coats off "these over-
dressef promenaders with poodle
dogs on a string and wrapping them
around the half frozen backs of our
Mongolians A Amurtcan-Llka,
There are s gr-t lu.iny points of re
semblance Ixtwecn ihe Mongolian and
the American Indian. They extend id
tronal and even rellg'oue obserr
nes, rietwIthHtandlng the fact that
the Mongols have long been converted
to l-aroalttn, oi.e of the most exaefsg
and lctolewct o religions.
To liven up the town'e long wint
er evenlflgs, the American Legion
PoBt of Strathcona, Minn., challeng
ed the citizens to a whtat tourna
ment. The final game of the aeries
lasted untiV 3:30 a. m., the ex-soldiers
"Any business roan can say all be
wants M In ten minnte. G. Rem
ark. M P.
Suspension of Immigration for 3
years bas been advocated in a bear
ing before tbe House committee on
Immigration by John Thomas Tay
lor, vice-chairman of the American
Legion's Legislative committee. A
bill to so suspend immigration is
Thret $p:ies f Glrsffa.
Ir. Smiiuei Ji.luiMini did not rju't
rover the form wlieit. In hl eh
bmted Iti-t!",icfty, he defined the r
rnffo nn "no AL.vmlnl.ui anlinui 'iitt
than th" eiiphhiii, hut vol hu Ihlek
As a nii.t.ir v( fa.t, there are si l-:i
three sjiecen of gtruffe the one wit
two hvrus, lot.g funilllar to u. m.
the second, tl.nt dwells In nonheuM
eijn Afrliu. rmd show a third froot.
horn (In old lutlf), or. In th- l'giu'
variety, wlfh os many Ive sunt
horns ou lt. crown. In the ?ei.n
sieclel the ath,-s in the network
coloring are larger and of a bright
chestnut than In the rd'uary kind.
Mrs. Emogene Martin and Mrs.
Burnice Hook ot Wichita Falls ar
rived here the last of the week on a
:alt with their parents Mr. and Mra.
A. A. Prultt.
Th earliest use of . asbestos was
for spinning and weaving, to make In
combustible thread and yarn, rope and
doth, and this has continued to be the
most important ue of asbestos ever
since the days of the Greeks and
Romans. Only the- best grades can be
need for th! purpose, according to J
S. Dtller of the United States geolog
ical survey. (pnrtment of the Interior.
'Hi rend emi now Ik- spun so fine that
it will run a;-. ut 'S2.WO feet to the
Rev. Jeff Davie was a business vis
itor to Abilene Thursday.
WK ACKNOWLEIKJK TIIK
LliOWIXtJ XMAS GKEKTlSCiS
We are very glad that the pass
ing of another year gives us oppor
tunity to express a aiucere apprecia
tion of your loyal friendship and to
wlsh you a Merry Christmas and a
Prosperous. Happy New Year.
Southwestern Paper Co.
'How fast tho ar kb by We
extend to you fireetinga for the Holi
day Season, and every good wish for
the New Year.
Western Newspaper I'nion."
For the support and friendship,
wbfch you have so generously be
stowed on uu. we extend our grateful
and Sincere Thanks, and rejoice in
the "privilege which the New Year
brings, of ro-weldlng and strengthen
ing old and hnppy associations.
Stinson Drug Company,
"We extend our best wishes for
a prosperous 1928,
I'nlted States Tire Co."
"To you whose business helps make
curs successful, we send cordial ap
preciation. May your Christmas be
Merry ana your .ew iear rrosper-
E. C. Palmer, A Co., Ltd.."
' Seasons Greetings, State Fat? of
Texas, H. A. Olmstead, President,
I.onis Lipsitt. 1st V.-Prea. T. V.
Giifflths, 2nd. V. Tres J. B. Adoae.
l.-easurer, W. H. Stratton, Secretary.
"Wishing you! a. Merry Chlinr
und a HwT sn1 Prosperous viw
We wish to extend to you our sin
cere wishes for a merry Christmas
and a Happy and Prosperous new
Year. We also wl&h to thank you for
the business entrusted to us in the
past and assure you of our best
effort to merit your confidence and
The First National Bank.
The officers of the St. Louts En
velope Co., wish you a Merry Christ
mas, W. T. Moulton, Pres., C. F.
Cooley, V.-Prea. T. C. Blackford,
Subscribe for the Signal, (1.60.
CLEAN UP SALE
On Tires and Tubes
Beginning December 15th we are going to
sell our entire stock of Tires nnd Tubes at
a very small margin of profit.
All Tires New
Tires sold during this sale will be adjust
ed by factory. Come early and get your size
as they will not last long at the prices we are
making. No charges made during this sale.
Sale Closes January 1st.
HcGlaun Service Station
It. L. Sims and wife. Dec. 26. a
Hol'ey .Sbuler and wife. Dc. 23, a
Jess Ballard and wife, Dec. 18. a
mil Stewart and wife, Dee. 12. a
Grover Erwin and wife, Dec. 11, a
J. p. Pitner and wife, Nov. 2t5
n tlrV. '.
Clifford Grout and wife--, V- L
a boy. I ,
Lru Chirk and wife, Nov. li,
L. S. Trevey and wife, Nov. 5. a
Alphus Stroud and wife, Nov. 2, a
T. W. Gabbert and wife. Dec. 13, a
Chas. D. Wescott and wife, Dec.
27, twins, a boy and a girl.
NOTICE IN PROBATE.
THE STATE OF TEXAS.
To the Sheriff or any Constable of
Scurry County, Greeting:
You are herby commanded to
caus to be published once each week
tor a period of twenty days before
the return day hereof, In a newspa
per of general circulation, which has
been continuously and regularly pub
lished for a period of not less than
one year In said Scurry County, a
copy ot the following notice:
THE 8TATK OK TEXAS.
To all Persons Interested la The
Estate of Julia Moar Deceased, 3.
Wright Mooar. has filed aa applica
tion In the County Court of Scurry.
county, on the 8th day of Dee. 1111.
for the probate of tbe last will and
testimeut of said Julia Mooar, de
ceased, filed -with salda implication,
and for letters testameatry of the.
estate of Julia Mooar, Deceased
which aaid application will be heard
by eald Court on the Ith day of
January, 1912. at the Court House
of aaid county. In Snyder, at which
time all persons who are Interested
In aaid estate are required to ap
pear and answer aaid application
should they desire to do so.
Herein Fall Not, but have you be
fore said court, on the first day of
the next term thereof, this writ, with
! your return thereon, showing how
you have executed the same.
Witness my hand and official aeal,
at Snyder, Texas, this 8th day ot
December, 19X1. 89
(Seal) KATB COTTEN,
Clerk, County Court, Scurry Co. Tax.