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ItOV t! urn v i y : Will. AA A mm ' " Court Is in Session Many Divorces Given District court convened but one day and a half and In that time flvs divorce were granted and many civil cases we're settled. Court ad journed this morning at 11 o'clock. Mra. Leila Grace Olaon waa grant ed a divorce from Walter L. Olaon and waa given the custody of their minor boys. Property settlement waa . made out of court Tha May term of district court commenced this rooming at o'clock iha bench. It irlll be only a short aesslon. Many cases wer disposed of today. Mrs. Mabel Shaffer of Herlngton rnt ad a divorce from W. H. OirfAF nit the charges of abandon ajUWaAa ment. gross neglect or auiy ' """'jnitor, against Fannie S. Hallam, 'drunkenness. The defendant did otv1(!h involved the recovery of - r: ' : ' " r . - ..- Mrs. Cora Tewksoury was riu a divorce from B. H. Tewksbury and was granted the custody of their minor boys.! . , ' I Mrs. Delia I. Rice was grantea a . . ' continued. Allen became divo?ce from Ralph I. Rice. ' J!V" scrape at Her- Th court fout.d for the plaintiff "tod ootln Krap " Her in tne divorce ease of Mrs. Myftle V. Shwldon against Aioa x. neino and he was granted the custody their minor child. The case of-C. H, Sterns-and K. . Sterns agaiwst the Bank ol H(r - FAIR DIRECTORS MAKE NEW REGULATIONS FOR GROUXHS. The directors of the fair asweia i tlon have found ,it ieceesary to . adopt few nevr rules regulatlx h 1 a playing of ball and othef games an the uBe of the driveways by ftftp. v mobiles and "motorcycles. A Vn, cjt the lmportettt work of the horsemen . had, to bs abandoned on , lvt Frfc ';r,rV;t.n time. Wl'Se sMtomo- '- ' Wle. and motorcycles or having their bmws -frlgWmexl into mnaway or ? th- rtoUs trouble. Onr borne folks have T)but . fifteen horses in training; Mr. Morrfson ' Bartlea llhs, t)kla ns four; Mr. Parry will be here with four more from Imuls iana in a week or two, and many others are coming sO that It Is most Imnsjrtant hart the horsemen be given every possible consideration. Tuesday and Friday of each week are their regular workout days, tout in case of rain this work has to ibe postponed until the track dries. It la necessary tba they have the right of way of the track and driveways on these days, t least until Trve or 8ix o'clock in the evening. It te not the purpose of the directors to deprive the boys of their liberties but elm-ply to put such regulations into operation as wll prevent con fusion, friction and danger of acci dents. ' Resolutions adopted by the direc tors at their meeting Saturday pro vide that tl horsemen shall have the exclusive rlglit of the grounds on their workout dayst that antosso biles and motorcycles shall not be allowed on the track north of the grand stand and that Bert Hocken smith and Mott Thayer he given au thority to see that these regulations are observed. ' v Guide boards and notices will be posted at the danger points and in formation and Instructions may be obtained and arrangements for games made with Mr. Hockensmlth and Mr. Thayer at any time. - The two and three-year-old colt stake races, entries to which closed May 15, did not fill. It was decided sot to otM any substitute for(the two-year-olds, but the three-year-old classes were reopened as purse races, same amount., as the, ' st&kesiT 300, the general 'condition and time of -closing to the same as in thf aged 'classes. V ''A V V '1: 1 Howie-Browm. J. R. Brown and Miss Margaret Howie of Industry were married at the Presbyterian parsonage at noon by Rev. Dr. Blayney. After a wed ding luncheon at the home of Mr. and . Mrs. C. Johnts they left for their new home in North Dickinson. Iadmstry S-Smote Boose 1. In a fast game cf base ball yes- House team was defeated 1 to 1 byBr Cambria -in June th Industry athletes. Timely hit - ' . . OFFICIAL PAPEE Or DICKINSON COTTKTT . ' ' . ABILENE. KANSAS, THURSDAY MORNING. MAY 23. 1912... Na 36 i - - r - - - .i Ington for the recovery of money, raa dismissed. The cases of L. D. Arnold, John J. Wldler, J. F. Felghley, H. W. Schaake. J. B. Wartfeld, William Blesecker. J. W. Lamb against the ... Chicago. KOCi isiana ana rKiuc railroad for damages, which were. appeaiea w me supreme ri, sent oacK to ius uui f0r trial.' in the case of Fannie S. Hallam against t. ti. naiiec. (biuiuibukvi, for the recovery of money, the court fmmi for th nallntlff allowing; ber, found for the pallntlff allowing ber $2605.00. . Th court found for the defendant in the case of P. H. Halleck, admlnla- m UIO VBBO VS. - ' .. ... William Alien wuu wsi rrwu k- -t,r f ... rP,Bir!(, before the court . h. nlM(!e(, BOt my and hia lnlon recenwy. , "t the chance of embeisf.lng money from the Rock Island depot at Solo- . . . . .. mon, naa ui, u.u jcae MRS. C. H. BROOKS DIES AFTER LINGERING JULNESft. Mr f!wU H.. Brooka. fter a se- vere ' Illness died Monday a. m. at 4:S0 o'clock st the hjome of ber 4. ii- irn -v it ntnrtartv . South Third street. Bhe has been ... . . . .1. - 111 ror 10DUI Liirwt uiuuiiu uu . time, showed, decided improvement timet anowea, aeciaeu iuiirveiiu wnlch- proved but temporary. Her iith ! la a severs loss to her K.rroi parents, Wtnr their only child, and to. the loving husband. bereft after lee. thtm a year of the love and companionship of one whom , he bad chosen as a life companion. Her sweet ways ana womanly bear ing made her a favorite of all, and sorrow 1b deep in tbn hearts of many friends. . MRS. E. D. HUMPHREY DIED TODAY AT HENVERf COLO. A telegram to TH. L. Humphrey reports the death this morning at Denver nt Mrs., Emma Humphrey, wife of E. D. Humphrey, and a for mer resident here. She has been In failing health for several years. A host of friends will be saddened by her death. She leaves a husband and three sons. Mrs. Wm. Hertwg Dead. Mrs. William Hertnyg of Baldwin, Kansas, died this morning. She was the daughter of Mrs. Kehler of Abi lene. The body wm be Brought here. then taken to Solomon her old home. Mrs. Kehler and Miss Myrtle Keh ler, a sister, were, with Mrs. Hert- tog when she passed away. The funeral service will be immediately following the arrival of the Union Pacifle train 103 at Solomon Wed nesday afternoon. Jehu A. Eagle Dead. John A. Eagle, aged 80 years, died last Friday at 6 o'clock st Ms hme on North Cedar street from paraly sis. He leaves one daughter. Miss Ella, of Abilene, and one son, John of Indiana. Mr. Eagle was a resi dent of Abilene for. the past. 28 years. '-:-! a .d U The funeral of John A. Eagle was held, Monday, merning frooi Catholic church,. Rev. Father ; O'Reilly - of fl clating.. Burial was" made in the Catholic cemetery and the G. A. R. was . in charge of the Mrvlces at the grave. - A large crowd attended tn funeral. - - . - ' ' ' The G. A. R. pall bearers were: James Epeer, H. C. Frits, Wm.' Camp bell, J. D. Haskell. Jackson Coul- son, J. F. Hantx. - . Boys to Have Fine Camp. Another mass meeting of boys be tween, the sges of 12 and IS years was held at the. high school chapel this afternoon to make plans for the big centra Kansas camp to be held J. w; we presiaea a i River Brethren Elect J.N. Engle Moderator Stevensvllle, Ontario. May Speclal-Nearly 2000 Brethren In Christ from all over the United 8tatea and Canada were present at the opening of the general confer ence here Sunday. The conference finanM W ith a love feast. ,, j N. Engle, of Abilene, elected moderator of the con- nc6. 'j, r. jsook, Moines, DA1UY SPECIAL TO STOP HERE. j May st Is ths Dt To Encourage t, Farmtors. Th tTninn Pacific Railway-com- pany will run a dairy and live atock " ----- - nu special over its , principal am. mon-,Kana during the week beginning 97 .nH . .ton of one hour will h. inadA here Friday May 81, for ..Z in ..-mBr. the Durpose of lecturing to farmert and businessmen. , The special will consist or lour coaches, witfi a number MWru Tom the Kansas State Agricultural who wlU talk on dairy farm- They ftrt adTO, u that tba farmers grow mors fun" uve M0C iREV. DR. BLAYNEY DEUTCR8 CLASS SER5ION AT D. C H. S. Rev. Dr. F. 8. Blayney last night delivered the baccalaureate sermon to the radnatinK class of the. Dick In son county high school at Cbp- man. The services were held In lac higk school chapel which ws croww- t Tir niavnev'a sermon was laacn from ttbe text, "There remarneth ret)t . lonil tn ha nnBBeacnfl." veri uuti Jo-Tom 13:1. His theme was the jjunuun mh. - - uoiao wiiu uci ivu - 'outtoolt for tb Intellectual. mraXiyne jea 0t malnutrition. Saturday scctar and religious wona ior ine yoamg men and women who are oe- Ing graduated. Rev. Dr. Biayney In hfla sermon dealt witn tne prou- lems which are now la preress of solution in American life. Music was furnished by the "high, school chorus and Miss Tanner, -music in structor, XSl) MR. COOLEY AROSE LIKE A SKY-ROCKET. This is not the Forotth of .July, ihut W. L.. Cooley yesterony gave a first class imitation est how a sky roxJket rises. He was taTk'tag to some friends In his Jewelry etore on Sec ond street when he sat right down sard zip he rose right lip again. No Sit was not a pin placed on seat of tthe chair, but some -matches ex- vVrtred in one of the tmclc pockets of his trousers staring a little firs all their own. The flames were im mediately smothered and the only damage was the tailor's Wll for re pairing tthe burned pocket. Your C&ildrrjn's Future The fortune and success of your children to a large extent will depend upon the start you give them when they are young. It is not the amount of money you leave them so much as it is the,kind of habits they learn from joul ' , The dollar they save out oh will mr an a great deal all through in the bank, where they can see it grow, ; means more than just a little money saved up. It wil mean the firm establishment, early in life, of the habit of thrift, which will mean a great tieal all through Kfev, The thrift habit has been at the ' root of most busi ness successes. Are you going to give your children a start and encouragement along this road? ... . Abilene, Iowa, first assistant moderator; Mar- tin Obernoiser, reun.yi.au... assistant moderator; D. W. Heike. service. Qormley. Out., first assistant secrea. packed to standing room last tary; B. 8. Engle, Abilene, second .Sunday night. r',' . .. . ,i,v Thm rv rM were onened with a ... 1 .11 L .VII V. - J - - ' II. t .auMflpt! M. 1 BUlllU. I irantham, Pa., reading ciers. The general conference .last year was held at the Highland church, Mil n ("thin t OI.I SOLDIERS APPLY FOR INCREASE IN PENSIONS. Th0 bill recently passed by con gress and signed by President Taft which allows an increase in pension to the Civil war veterans, has made m.n r of the old soldiers of Abilene happy, and they are fast sending in their applications for the increase. - a B A va Tt a tinpii Saturday over 60 veterans bave sent Jn applications. FATHKK UUluwu mnw YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER. Died Soon After Mother Took It In Custody. "Come soon if you want to see your baby alive," was part of the letter received by Mrs. Louise Med- lev of Abilene from a doctor at Jop- 11a. Mo., several week. ago. b went at once to Joplln where .he found her three-year-old daughter in 4 ' . a critical conamon. one nsu hli( AVSn Ufa Itaeir. 1-- - Mor the child up to several monin. for the child up to several months gu whom .v. 1 . . "-i w i..ni.i ith ana wok ner u i H tk. n.t whn bad charae; ofth. baby, .aid sbs had been mls - utiu. iuv " . - retted and nerlcted I kniiarh hm babv . an is. mwrc w vUO v boms with bet recently and the little May 18. The funeral was held yes- terday. Went to State Encampssent. ' This morning Mrs. S. M. Shockey, Mrs. S. J. Menor, Mrs. J. G. Wagon er, Mr. and Mrs. F, V. Clo.e, W. T. Davidson, W. R. Dunlap, Isaac Hay- J baker and W. G. Lewis left on the Rock Imhjnd for Wichita to attend the state encampment of the G. A R- and W. Tt. C BRWARR THE CANKER WORM HE'S BUSY. : The canker worm army has' ar rived In Abilene and thousands of these little pests are starting to de stroy the foliage of the many pretty elm trtes here. AblleneiteS should tight this army by spraying their trees, for If the canker worm gets the lead, the elm trees are doomed to lose their leaves. Many elm trees at Lawrenoe and Topeka were prac tically stripped of their foliage y the canker worm. Kansas 2? Commencement Week in Abilene Schools The Initial opening of commence ment week was the oaecauiaureate -- .v.. .Hrh " ' - election by the high school orches- l""" ' . i.u 1 .ith . hvm ir. ,"""7 . . bv the Methodist choir. Rev. B. H. Hobbs made the open ing prayer, after which the Methodist choir rendered a pleasing anthem. Rev. W .H. Schrock and Rev. C. A. Cole gave the scripture readings. Before Rev. W. M. Balch delivered the class sermon Harry Frits sang a solo. What Rev.' Balch Told Seniors. Rev. W. M. Balch took as his sub ject, "fJduc&tloa m a Duty and a Source 0f Duty," and hl text Luke . . -1 1A19 12:15. The graauaung ci circle and to the seniors Rev. Baicn aid: Member, of tb Graduating ..aI(1: Memter. or to urauuat.ua Ctl of the Abilene High School: I .... a i a";. "fV Hn T.Zi But do LTsupplthat you have done any-'bo, tb.ng more than to ma , . ..rlnn nr Mor VCBrS ID Kiiuui, I hope. and all the years of life. I am sure, are still to continue and And as you IU111U ui.v...v... ie .v,. .t.ni.r'a lifo-lonv course there tre wtin principle, you must , Mver negiCt, jest with them you IVIIDUV l. V iiv-i'" ,.Frgt and alway, be mindful that . 'education is nuvuma 1 . . m aymmetrlcal enlargement ana reiiD- . - 1 ment OI your very aum iu iv nt vnnr vTV aoul In its three - ,r ' Q knowledg., affection v J ' ' ,- . a , to be no less mind- . , - BI1U will. "A tain, you are ful that you ' - MV - tBlny?2: - tl6n not chiefly a. a privilege, merely as equipment for business ad- vantage or social ambition, but eitn- -' y (JMi , , ; er a. a duty and a source of duty a." -2 'wi equipment and - opportunity rer un- selfish eervlce. , Th. selrtsh life of cuiured:.e- elusion from we ana ' iue hwjjius -" j " are therefore- to despise as nothing less than a breach of trust. "Ton are to be mindful that the ff! of culture is not criticism but. appreciation,, and .0 yon must seek the areater nart of life's value. In the small Items of common-place and everyday experience. ; t "Tou are to be mindful that your Intellectual life Is not lived In a vacuum but in 'a world of deeds and therefore is'not to be a life of neutral contemplation but of working, con viction. "Tou are ever to be mindful of what the Master means when he calls us 'disciples' humble but hearty learners in wisdom's book of num berless pages, worthy to teach all men because willlnsr to learn from all. "Somehow, at school or at home, -vi..fi hull character. fn, th rieinandi of time and Ithe rewards of eternity. And so do - lng the structure of your life shall ibe founded upon a rock where wind and wave shay beat In vain, and jwhen the earthly tabernacle of your life shall be folded away, lo! there i.u . . th. hiHidinr of God, a bouse not made with bands, eternal in the heavens!" After the sermon the Methodist .th. brmn. Rev. T. jR. Brendle pronounced the benedic- 1 ilWU K. V. SUMMER SCHOOL HAS 89 SPECIALISTS. Fifty-nine .peciallst.. offering 128 courses, have been proviaea 07 me state 'for work in aummer school at the University of Kansas June 6 to July 17. and July 18 to August 7. The entire -University equipment or laboratories,- museums ' class rooms, library and gymnasium will be util ized, thus Increasing the efficiency of the state plant from nine months In .Wan montha out of the Tear. Ui "The Instruction provided Is spec ially adapted for stste teachers who are ambitious and wish, to Increase their' earning power." said Director Walker today. "It will be possible for them to learn more of the gen eral theory of teaching, to learn more of teaching, to learn more of taachlcr their aoecial. subjects, and .'.to prepare to" teach new subjects." This Is Class Night. Tonlgbt U class night and the ex erclses will be held at the Seelys theatre. A "10, cent admission wn be charged to everybody. Ths dec oratlna: committee of each class was busy today arraying Its sections In class colors. The program promises Monday night was class night, each class In high school was in evidence with Its colors, pennants and class . yells. Each class was represented by a speaker who defended bis class by . clever toast. The Seniors occupied the souta side of the stage with its large class flag yellow and black at the back. The Juniors were seated on the north side of the stage and they bad their large red apd whits banner banging back of their section. Th SoDhomores occupied the k. , ' . . . class colors, blue and white and la tr. ., B.v Diue auu wu.i. , - th box a nleaslng appearance. The Freshmen had the north lower and section of 7,"". 8chool bw . . pennants The Kigntn graue ip - not-represented either by a speaker .or class yens Program Was Hummer. The class night program commenc- JJ'" the nlgh BChool orches- A at 8:15 OClOCK WHO a yicaaiu tra. iPvra then from a arge 1 Deane Acaers men vu 1 ... 1 . th .booh :. bound w tn . . ; -; senior uiaoB. senior ciana, 'class of 1912 from the time It entered f"1"1" , 10fia until the tiaif. its graduation, Deane h ".,,01, ,peech w m,vaA .Bd he was , glr tne graue tvi ras given. rfalcia m Etnw,nslon. , . prelude Bh gaVe a clever take- fAony'. oration and jber remarks In thewill were espec li.iiy vood ' Mt a., .BI)Br "welcome, ;T by the high school chorus followed. . I company with one of her cias 'mate, ol r the .Senior class otttiAM lene high school in 1012, Mis. Edythe . Engle, In ber 'travel, around the world In 1982, told of meeting all the other member, of the class and gave Interesting accounts of the work, each person was following. Woman aiiffrare was in oower at this time and 'many of the girls held high of fices of the government as well as the boys. It was original and clever. The Junior class was well repre sented by Ames Rogers who had one of the best toasts of the evening. Ralph Morton then rendered a clarinet sold which was beartjly en- jjoyea. I Miss Katherlne Lewi, followed with the Sophomore class toast which sne amy aenverea. The big hit of the evening came next when Homer Solt gave the Freshman toast. It was full of hot roasts and several local Jokes brought imuch applause from the audience. The violin duet by Miss Mildred (Oliver and Stanley Raub, assisted at the piano by Ralph Morton was especially pleasing. . The closing number was the high, .chool song, "The Orange and the TlaaMSSVet " New courses that bid to be popu lar are those in Journalism, physical training, and domestic science. "How to write intelligible and Intelligent copy for the newspapers", is the aim of one ol the Journalism courses. bile another will help Students whip into shape material that is avaialble for magazines or Sunday, papers. Practical work" will be' carried out In the publication of "The' Summer Session Kansan." Details of the 123 other courses may be bad by writing the University of Kansas. F. G. PLUVER INJURED .-" IN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT. F. G. Puliver, formerly of Abi lene had one of his .legs broken in an automobile accident at iicotts Bluff, Nebaska, this week. He was taken to a hospital at that place for medical treatment. r ting wen the game for Indostry.