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; ,T Sa'SX tS CAREFUL. i jtisnt Court Laid Ikwni So Jfew Rules of Mie kom, ThrM rulM were laid down Satur day by the Kantas supreme court trttb, reference to automomie apeou i in Kteiu aa followt: it a motor cr 1 .tearing down It hlghwsy Uke the wind, the pedes- trim who feels tnat tne aniwpeou- t are belnc violated doesn tovra to nave a stop-watch on band in order to prossoute tne arrren of average lnteUI fence ha an opinion of weight with ' reference to the apeed that the car "h going. If yon are In danger of being run ver, and In getting away jump m the wrong direction, ana gei nun u not negligence on your part three rules which the fart drivers might advantageously paste on their eteering wneeis, sou read often. The automobile U get ting to be very popular In Kansas, and It has It Quota ot fast ni inat aa do other states." ' The decision of the supreme court .nrdlr ni In the CAM Ot Carl W Miller against Bay Jewess, appealed 4mm Dickinson county. Carl Miller vat driving along the public road near Abilene at 11 o'clock at night. Sonnets and bis motor car were com 4 in an onnoslte direction and at a high rate of speed. - Miller throught the motor car was not going to turn .nut so the turned to the left Instead of the right of the road. The motor rmr sti-nck the buggy and damaged .It and Injured the occupants. The court held that whDe the driver oi the buggy made a mistake In turning to tbe left It was not negligence as be acted In a time of danger and did what he thought was best. Wit nesses testified as to, speed of the car and an effort was made to rule out this testimony bedause the wit nesses had no specific knowledge of speeds. Tbe court held that the es timate of speed by Intelligent per sons was good and sufficient evi dence and the damages allowed Mill er were sustained. TO CELEBRATE THE FOURTH, Abilene Will Have Big Time That ' ay. ... Abilene Is to celebrate the Fourth of July this year. The carnival -whlcb was to have been held there April 2th under the auspices of the Abilene "band bas been post poned until that time. , Daredevil Greene,, however, will have bis bal loon races April 29th. - Over 1000 Abileneltes celebrated the Fourth of July at Saliaa last year and as- many more spent tbe day at Talmage, Chapman and Solo mon. It Is Abllene's turn this year and count on AbUene having a cele bration worth while. ABrXKXEITES WERE PLEASED. &rge Crowd From Here Attended ' . Messiah. 'Sttenoea roe Mesnaa bi uniniwri yesterday and were well pleased with the entertainment. The excursion train arrived at Llndsborg a half kour before the afternoon concert.! Among the" Abilene people who vent were: Miss Ruth Wilkle, Mrs. Will Hattserman, Mr. and Mrs. D. Kennedy, Miss Hattle Bolt, CJlhtna foil, T. V. Prendergast, Miss Reba JV'orley, Mies Maggie May Prender ast, Miss Elate Bouthworth. Miss Alice Gentry, Miss Frances biter, Harry Lorenson, Mr. and Mrs. B. "W. Rowles, Prof. Tlllotson rrnl Miss Jimma Humble. ' CYCLIST KILLED IN COLLISION. Sanaa of SO Crashes Into Antomo- oue DW1H, Sa'lna, April 10. Crashing bead first Into an electrlo runabout, J. . Hunier, bin v riuiua blcycfle, was so seriously Injured at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon that he died eight minutes later. Mr. Hunter has Just mounted bis klrycle after leaving the postoffleel mni started for the Elks lodge of -which he was a charter member. Me was on the wrong side ot the street ad did not see as ejectrts drives y Mrs, M. D. Berg, cosing arouad the corner toward aim until too late. Mr. BpntM ssosived a deep eat over the right aye, , t. O. H enter was a Charter member of the C. C. T. and was one of the promoters of tbe or tiaii la Xaaaas twenty-five years age, Gilbert Hunter, a soa, 11 year old, was about to eater the etolr loft ot Christ Cathedral for1 tb service when he heard his father Kfcifn. Rusnlag out of the church Tit saw his father dying a halt block from the charr a, and roebed home asd to'J his mother what had ban 's., :,. i. t':e tint tews she received ' .: r .4 a-- '.'.Bt Mr. Huatar was .. , ti u'c-'y vry eomreercial pmwi r 'A v- J i Showine a few of our new spring models. We show the largest line of Men's, Boys' and Toimfiaiipartofcoiiiitay. The new way of showing them to our cus ffi?ittaWSflW. You enjoy looking at our goods, We want you to see the new colors, new rooaeis, new waj TEMPERANCE MEETING. W. 0. T. IT. to Hold Institute Here April 11-12. u The Dickinson County W. C. T. tl. will meet at the Christian church April 11 and 12. The officers are: Mrs. L. J. Ridings, Solomon, presi dent: Mrs. A. M. Huff, Chapman, secretary; Mrs. N. R. Laney, Chap man, treasurer; Mrs. lea Pestling, Abilene, musical director," The pro gram Is: . Tuesday afternoon Devotlonals, Mrs. Naylor; greetings, Mrs. Turpin; response, Mrs. Knight; organization of Institute; medical temperance de partment, Mrs. Addle Huff; Echoes from District Institute at 8allna, Mrs. Garrison. Mrs. Ira Wsller; Some Laws Which Interest the W. C. T. V.; What the W. C. T. TJ. stsnds for (a) Purity, and Purity in Literature and Art, Mrs. N. RLaney; (b) Scientific Temperance Instruction and Health and Heredity. Mrs. Bcbeurman; (c) Flower Minion and Medal Contest, Mrs. Isa Weller; (c) Social Work. Mrs. Mae Dllltng. ' Tuesday evening Address. . Mrs. Minnie J. Gunstesd, Larned, Kan. Wednesday morning Executive meeting; devotions, Mrs. Clara Wall er; Why We Should Attend W. C. T. U. Institutes. Mrs. S. DIIHng; Question Box; Business Hour; Noon tide Prayer led by Mrs. Qrinstead. NO ORDINANCE PRINTED THERE Manhattan Nationalist Got Out Hon ing Edition. To avoid publishing an ordinance prohibiting the existence ot : pool halls In Manhattan, after June 4, the Manhattan Nationalist, tbe official city paper, waa published at 11 o'clock Saturday morning. Mayor A. W. Long, whe was beat en In the last election by Thomas Hunter, mad his campaign on the "Issue'' that he would prohibit pool halls la Manhattan. Loaf waa beat en, but he baa undertaken (0 carry out his Ideas about pool kails throsgb the aaeUtasca of the retiring city council. The ordinance was passed In secret meeting; of the council Fri day night, as 4 the National!, aa official city paper was to print It Saturday. In order te print the tuna se ot the day, a "rpwlal e'.iion" ot tbe Natior: -rt was boned at t o'clock In the afternoon. Are Rack From Pwrfiytery- Rev. Dr. Blarney and R. M. White art home from tie presbytery whlck as held at Belolt la Dr. Abilenc's FaiBhionablo Clothier and Hatter WAS A DEMENTED PASSENGER. U. P. Conductor Had Queer Adventure 'i Saturday.. . ,.'". A demented woman, who had es caped from a private hospital In Kan sas City, passed through Abilene Sat urday on the Union Pacific passen ger train.' . Wednesday night ahe boarded the train at Kansas City, and as she had no baggage, the Pullman conductor thought that something was wrong, and later he noticed that she did not act aa If she was in her right mind, but as she appeared to hare plenty of money, and knew where she was' going, no' Investiga tion waa made. ; After the train reached Denver, ho saw this, woman on the street several times. Thurs day night when the brain started to jleave Denver, the same woman boarded the train with a ticket for Kansas City" and a Pullman reserva tion. She acted aa It she were wor ried over something, and the con ductor had another woman passen ger go and engage this woman. In conversation. The woman said that she had been shopping with one of the nurses from the 'hospital and had escaped from the nurse tnt a crowd at one of the large stores, and knowing of no place else to go, sue started for Denver. Later she call ed the conductor, and asked htm to call her when the train reached Ellis, so that ahe could , catch the flyer back to Denver as she did not want to return to "a horded little joom In Kansas City.", She was still sleeping when the train passed through Abilene, and aa sooa It reached Kansas City she waa turned over to the hospital authorities. - . Preached Opening Bermoau ' Rev. Wm. Batch preached bis first sermons in tbe M. E. church Sunday to large congregatlone. The Dover, N. H., Democrat, says of his leaving there: "Dr. Wm. M. Balch, pastor of the St. John M. 9. church of this city, left this morning to take up a new pastorate at Abilene, Knots Dr. Batch name to this city from Ltaeoln) Nebraska, two years ago but October. During his ministry of two years and a bait be baa tak& into the' church T40 "members, the kergeet gain for many ears; be I been very earn set la evangelinlr work and was tbe prime mover In securing Dr. Reee a year ao. I" was at the head and front of t' ' no-lleenae caoifalgn in tfcat city lr fail and his eintlve ability told If. the result He bat heoa very acv.ve In raring for the poor of the pas; i and la gHing eul " 1 J h is lo c fo- ti b ni p irt'r me .V k. t : ' 7 km w . his efforts In every cause for the moral and social betterment of the city. In the departure of Dr. Balch, Dover loses an able man, faithful to evanr detail of duty. His many friends wish him abundant success and a God speed In his new field of labor." TO INSTALL VELVET CARPETS. Over 97000 To Be Spent on Union , - Padfio HoteL Work has started on the remodel ing of the Cnlott Pacific hotel which was badly damaged by fire and water a month ago. me Interior expenses Will run close to 17000. . The hotel will be carpeted from top to bottom with velvet carpet. The carpet alone cost 11400. 'Mrs. Abby Clemence Dead. Mrs." Abbr Clemence aged 70, died laat night at tbe home of her son Charles near Sand Springs She leaves three sons, Charles, josepn and George. She has lived here Incs 1871. ner husband, Otla Clem ence, died several years ago. Tbe funeral services will be neia ai me home of J. R. Clemence Tuesday af ternoon at 1 o'clock. Rev. Dr. Blay- ney officiating.- Burial In AbUene cemetery.. ..' ". Gave Them a Reception. ' A reception was held Friday ven ln at the Methodist church fo- Rev. W. A,, Keve and family. About S00 m.ra Bwtnt Rev. R. J. Pliipna Of- farad araver and tbe people an sang a hymn led by Capt. A. H Herman nn, n. v. t- idebrenel rave a reaa ii i wimJMHv?wlnney a ocul solo; xt i nnta Btftcn reading C.-W. J. ' M. IIVI. - tjood gave the address of welcome In i..k-i -f it. ,h.rrh. K. . Y. tj. Icbnaon and Bex. LTL Kaasenpf'.ug nnke for the MInlstetia: Alliance un,i p. A: Radman for tne Epwortn leaaue. Rev. W. A. Keve rHiwnaen ii a etnov mi: ner. - Ater .ke pro- ,.Tn eocla; bcur was spent - Jn i he ifivlug I'ne with Hs- nr. ana v.i. keve were St. anl Mr. . 4 .lchons and Mr. and Ilsrvev Kimrie. Hlawatl a wpria. ' ' BfflFTINO SOEU RmI Estate Trtis Roported fey i, E. K-1, AEwtrei'tor. . . Pmnk L. Hubbard and wife to W H. Mott, lot t and 6 a Of )ot 4. b! 17, HertBtoa, S is. !. E. Hi-KT aod wife to E'.65 E l( r. lot . blk II. K. . H. a h A . II! O. C. V-" n wJ 1' r ,n g o O f ' 1 :- n 1 4. i, n. t i , : wtxw r"X ri'T 'il lit i ,?M llnJ PI ANTI-FLY CKCSADE ON. Dr. Crnmblne Wants a Lot of Swat ting Done Now. The Kansas anti-fly campaign will bea-in the last of this month. The nlans for carrying on the campaign are Just being worked out. by Dr. S. J. Crumbine, secretary of the state hoard of health. The April bulle tin of the board, which will be Issued the laat of the month will be devoted entirely to the bouse flies and to explaining how the fly carries d- Bl oiacards. thirty Inches long and eighteen ' Inches wide, will be sent to every city, town, village and Camlet in tbe entire etatet They go to the postmasters and to the county health officers. These placarda are .to be posted In the postofflces and out un on sign- boards In the cities and throughout the eountles. ' There Is a bla picture showing bow the flies travel from manure and refuse piles. cesspools and garbage cans Into tne home and then walk around on food tuffa with their airty feet. It Is also shown bow the flies go from the cuspidors of tuberculosis patients and from the sick rooms of typnoia fever patiente, carrying the disease germs to others. " v The board also Issued a llttite i.mnhlAt about the flies and the "" . danger to people from unscreened bouses. This llttla leaflet la sent la bundles to every school house and leach health officer. Every time the state board sends out a letter one of the lealets- goes Into it. Every lime a county health -officer sends nut m letter he Is to enclose one of them and. the school eblldren are to 'read the pamphlet ana tne scnooi teachers are to devote extra time to the files. The board Is now working en a nlaa te offer a series of prizes to school children for the best essays or composition on tbe bouse fly u a disease carrying agent. II ie money can be raised ft is planned U offer 10 in priies in eacn city, s for the best composition and fS and t tr iuKund and third beat. It W probable tbat 110 will be received from the National Anti-Fly associa tion to offer la one city of the state KO CKRM9 IN PIT WATTS. CtwmWs T.-st of ftd Rrir.c- ghows I To Bo Pure. There Is no ginger fro gerssa or imnnrlttns in the Sand Spring ws ter. There was never much simple ton aueffexl to the local water aupv Py, but W e'er C"m "r K Fi.rrey rec..-'r had the r ana'r -1 ty tne cTr-ltry t i o' ,. - ! ) ( :. 1 t state water survey which the state board of health and the Kansas Unl-. versify chemistry department baa been conducting for some time. So far aa the chemical analysis can show there is no indication of pollution in the water.- The water is comparatively, soft, the total sol Ids in the water amounting to 12.91 grains per U.' S. gallon. However, the albuminoid ammonia runs high er than in former analysts.:, ' , Following are the figures of the chemical test of the Band Springs water: Turbidity, dear; oxygen con sumer (part j per teuton) .12; nitT rogen as free ammonia, .054; nitro gen as alb, ammonia,, .114; nitrogen aa nitrites, none; chloride, 8.; hy drocarbonate ion (HC03) . 155.62; Iron, 2.5; sulphate Iron (S04) 23.04; . total solids 221.; loss on Ignition 76.; fixed residue f14B. ; Obituary Mary Cassat. ' Moi-t F. Freeman was born In Hunteretown, Pa., Deo. 26, 1838, and died at Abilen April 7, 1H. at the age of '72 years, I monuis sua 12 days. She united In marriage with Samuel Cassat Nov. 8, 1864, at Petersburg, Pa., after which they spent some years in Gettysburg, Pat In 1877 they moved to AbUene and have lived here, and in this vicinity lever since.- To this union there were born three sons and three daughtera, a soa and a daughter having pre ceded her to the spirit world. There remain to mourn her loss four chil dren, Mrs. Clara Sworde, Florl, Pa.; Edgar J., Carl and Blanche, the bus band and father, together with large circle Of friends. - Mrs. Cassat was consecrated to her Lord in holy baptism In Infancy, confirmed Oct. 25. 18ES In the Pine church near Hunterstown, Pa., and upoa coming te Abilene she trans ferred her membership to Trinity LHtheran church where she has been a devoted member since. - Ehe bad been In, failing health for nearly a rear. Finally the summons came. sod ae wrapped her mantle about er and closed her eyes fa aleep in the Christ whom aha had loved ana served. " - The services were conducted in Trinity Lutheran church Monday afternoon at two o'clock, te esirtor, Sv. W.'H. S.-bWk, isffJdaUEf, a, sleted by Rev. Ward Hartmaa of the Reforoi4 dure. Ctosedl Saertwrfa) tPenav Wain at Grove, ftletrW -ia- s closed last Friday aiier a nuv-?6l tana, with kites Buih V 1 " f aa teacher. The pat rone rare tHeir tether a niraaast snrpri in tha f,rm of a b-r oiit -ner. 1 A ' -e t' - wra 1 ky ail ar 1 ! i i t r' i tt;( i m ' ' a r. !. t : r. H. H. Tinnoa of He' ;-.-4 r :o!.