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rABXEKB WEEKLY; RSXBCTOIlf AJ-Ji-Sr .
,,-., M 1,1 in ni ru ii 111 ' ii miinwjj1 ' 11 " 1 """'- - ' "" IJ "J ,1 ii I - i nr.-' i iiiii 1 1 ii 1 1 I -.r I I If U I'M IIS V V 1 w i", ;- , V 1. ,".: 'i ' I t . Ill . . ' 1 I " " i .(! . v ' I . r IDUJ. OB nimjmMMcw " I - .-. xnsna legal.: ' ffE wish4 all the) rflf H PP,e o Uil nirldnson Coun : . tvt Merry Christ M mas and a Happv L SUrt Recoaat of Every Predncfr Will Probably Complete Count la Tim for Christmas . Dinner, 1918. ABOUT PEOPLE. In in Jake Nichols of Talmage was here on business. Henry Kohman of Dillon spent the day here. Adam Miller of Solomon wm town on Dullness. n w Rnnmnr of Hods was 'town on business. Tnm Rrnnlun of ChaDDta WM IB AVHB ; town on business. Wm. Salgg of Chapman was in town on business. Alex Mustard of Manchester was In town on business. Frank Schwendener of Woodbine 1 was In on business. Miss Maude Bcrlpter or Bscseye is shopping in town. s H. W. Mltsch of Woodbine waa in town on business. Lawrence Townley of Enterprise pent the day in town. ' " Mr. and Mrs. Sam Strode of Man chester were shopping bare. Herman Hassler and On Leonara are In town from Enterprise. """ v Mrs. D. H. Rogers of Navarre Is here on business for the day. Mrs. A. D. Martin aed sister of i Hope are spending te day Were. mriA mim Viola Dusker i FWWI Vvv ot Woodbine are vlsltisg , friends . jr. M. Odle was up frost unapman pa business and called o the, Re flector. ' ' ' , Guy Tte returned ho,me ,t0) Mc- m. - vlaltlnv With blS , . . . '. mother.', . ; : .t . , Rlvln Swing an-d Clar. , Blact welder . of Woodbine , were ,; in toWa , On business. ;.,1m;:; I ' J. L. Engle and family leave tp morrow for Pasadena, Oai., to spend ,,the winter. . ',' 4 .. , .... .', ., . -K Mm. Charles Kubach returned MtRBourl' to spend the ThAitrUvn here. un mil mm. J. E. Wlnslow anl daughter Ruth of Chapmn iffr)i RArlt liniJDIIlK. . .t on his way to Kansas City wbtjre Xk will buy, cattle. - "7- ! n isJ- icoulson and family will . leave ' tomorrow for San lose, Cal:, . tn nana tne winter. , v- Mrs. A. B. Roberts or wubkobw, Okla.. came in to spend the holidays with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Case. Robert Long and family are back from s trip to California and will oocupy one of the C. Stevens farms east of Abilene the coming year. California didn't look good to them. Mrs. W. E. DIeffenbaugh went to Abilene to visit relatives. Satur day she and her brother. C. C. Llv lngston went to Marlon to visit their sister, Mrs. D. C. Deatrlct. Man chester Motor. J. I. Kuter of Herlngton was in town on business. Mr. Kuter nss been s prosperous farmer near Her lngton for number of years and has lately sold his farm to enter the mercantile business at Holtou. The contest board took . tap the M n r knATMttn aralnit Tom Easter for the office of register J.' 8. Reed received two cars of of deeds early, today and by noon catue irom mmm ww had completed tbe count of , the bal- them In the lots ror reea. lots returned as void from the pre-! . th rJ ,ale of phono. clncts of the county. Tbere were rMMrA. . the Racket. wit 250 of these ballots and of this num- ber. 58 were declared to be legal . S. Brenlzer is able to be up ballots. Mrs. Anderson gained 97 agaln. n wllj be a rew weess De votes and Tom Easter 21 which, fore ne entirely recovers from tne gave Mrs. Anderson a total gain of 'ievere fau be experienced. Lie marled "void" cams from'.tand. of metronome. Hop. and in this precinct Mrs. An- tlble Jur derson bad a gain of J3. Herlngton ""Vt,Stmlt NEW BAKER FRAT HOUSE COMOPLETED. AbQene Girls Are Members of this I FmUrnity. - Ths new chapter bouse of tbe Del ta Delta sorority of Baker univer sity is Just completed at a cost of $10,000. This building is probably the finest sorority bouse in flhe state, snd the first one to be built and owned In Baldwin. DeltaDelta is the oldest national sorority In Baker, becoming a national or ganisation in '95, and have at pres ent twenty-four active members. The bouse is moaern in every re- in.W'' havinr a forty foot front on xn-,1. .w wMrh i one of the nlnoaf atrnetS In BaiOWin OO wuu t h u now a total 01 live Bll CSV fcM-WBW rmtArnltv homes. mi RUdvs Tufts and Miss wary noich of Abilene are members of .ui. anil vflt move Into tbe tuiv " " . house after Cbristmas nn m.AVNRY TO JUDGE HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE. rave Easter a gain gave Mrs. Anderson a gain of 1 snd There will be a Christmas tree many of the precincts of the county program at Walnut Grove school remained unchanged. Mrs. Ander ,dtetr!ct 35, Saturday evening. De son gave up hopes of winning when Mmbep 2i. Addle Thomas, teacher. Center township with 87 void bal-1 lots remained uncbsnged. Mrs. An- Follow tne crown, w Zi - . a 1 1 . tklfl .u hnllfl , . Villi. rt deraon ill a couniea Birongij va iwr u precinct to win her the election 80 far; In the count tne rote on governor has kept tip with that on nrt Mora-an was in Justice court today charged with dlstarblflf .. . IV.M Banmr una I1DJ the register of deeds ana gives up - . rf of not gulttr nauoir ia w . . ,. m fnr nc ana we nenus " per about to mors" The Judges have been announced for the Sallna-Topeka niga scaooi lliibaie1n Sallna Thursday nfght. Th "uiiiro are Dr. F. S. BTayney, psstor-of the Presbyterian cburcb at Abilene;. Dr. Ernest pinreiaa, pren rinti of Bethany college. LtadsDorg. and Canon Scratchley, beadmaster of St. v john'a 'college, Sarina.r-rMWr. Special holiday 01 Sal v.,.,.iillECm,-fmWCJJIOJ3?.i Don't forget the big sale of rec ords at the Racket. 8ale closes tbe 85th. f 1 ; fit Born to Mr."Tnrl'Mrs. Will Sim mons an 8Vb pound boy. Born, to MrTand Mrs. Wilbur A. Jeffcoat, Dec. 12th, a daughter. ' The Racket's closes tbe 25 th. big , record sale wit Marriage license was Issued to Isaac Berger of Worden, Wash., and ,Mary Wlemer of Hope. of one. Abilene .sic Store. 19. county than were counted for Mm. ffl-.fftime be If ont 00 $200, unt of tbe ballots counted ror Mrs. - . Anderson today from those marked tona' ' void were ballots wblcb followed tne c; c. Hotchlson lias been ap i...nHr.n nf thm Ball Moose party nAir.r fti.fVw of the oesee for Abl- atid were thrown oat for hv rttsv. Stabbs. Hfs eommis- mM.tri in rfrrrst ana oiaer mar mtrvwrT. mnn inornius. Avtau U1UIS.P sas - B1VU - - VSUUIUB.WH IB " - The Judges have taken up tbe count- Qulnn wot tbe ralr one efected st Ing or tne wnoie tow 01 io v"vt ib fecenr election j s?. vnrws snr-rT ffcf sfMrnooiT ti.t. he boned to b dons fa time! ganta cTana wfll arrfre far bis Ng t-i. -.w-li... AKn-nxr r TITr rrOM orrfn Sut'nrdXT ftTteTDOOU buuuv TIRXL V U UDDUHJ ' mv w v no changes av far as tbese: ballots have been counted and tne jnages may give up tfie count wltbout, count ing tbe whole county. Tbere seems to be no chanw for Mrs. Aoaersont to win. , . ! !yf AOCTDENTLY BURNED TO DEATH Thmditer of E. OT. Hoffeww tw B Bronght Herw for Hwriai. gfiffdren lir front of tbe Racket, w At the annual' reorgani'zatfoTr of tfie Brethren fn Clirtat Sbtrdar school rast night the fbllowlirg- persow were Hioimn to constitute ittie board for tbe rear: CF. AlTear Kaafrmaa, super- iHtendent reri -M. L. Horrnran. J. A. Kauffman."Harver WTirger arol Raymond Esfiermaa. The Racket fs open: evenings now. The two-year-offf' daughter of E. nyr Tinfforml of SHfem. Oregon, was accMentlr burned to deatb Tuesday morning at her Howe lb" Safemi Tbe hodT will be brougbt to Abilene Sunday morning and interment will 1 r..,fa hem The fnneraT,- an- nouncement will be made Tsterv ' AKTIiEHE' SALES DAT . GETS" A BOOST. The Merchants' Journal' of TopekK. edited by Paul LovewelT, one of the state's best newspaper men, devotes a naice to write np' of the Abilene Sales Day.. A reproductlbn of one WAGON DELIVEBT FOR of the advertisements used, giving , . CITrrARCELS POST..tne Bpeai Bargalba, is printed and ... . '. -, ' a full, description of bow- the sales The Abilene nostf office win. have t. con&ncteG aOTearr. ' Tne Jour- wason dellverr service for (the r , V .u Taniirr- Tut. " In Dreoar- xn.na' Wan firnrmia net OHIT V. 1 ,j a, .01 - , Afi.vuv , . . - ing for the' parcels post an appro- for rt8 AbnenA water, bnt for manr -i..t V m hun utimTo for this cttV f.rn- fa n nf fn towns of yftKVAUU uw " UlUDI Uliu.i o wv, to be expended in the most feasible" 8tate wnfch Is maktor success manner to deliver tne incoming- pr- of tta montnnr auction ana o 0' 0 Baldwin, Bush & Gcrts Ellington, Hamilton Howard and Carl Pianos : aiid Player Pianos Also a few good Second Hand Pianos taken in exchange on Player Pianos which I am very anxious to dose out by the first of the year arid will give exceptionally close prices. Your old organ or piano taken in exchange, also cattle, horses and mules. Christmas is a fine time to buy a Piano, -Victrola or Graphanola as it w 11 please the family s much or mbre as &JQhriUmas gift as any other present, and wi'l last for a life time. Sold on easy terms if desired. eels. The postmaster will have a light wagon and a driver In ser vice to make probably two deliver ies of parcels all over the city dally. It would be. impossible for the pres ent force of carriers to handle. any considerable amount of extra mall. The maps and rules for the opera tion of the parcels poet have been received and the public will be given full information regarding tbe sys tem before its going into effect Jan uary 1st. During the holiday rusb tne post- office will have extra assistance. HOOSll ;W h Tventy Thousand m m LJlir; IBM give "Her" a Hoosier feaCabinet : One of the great Christmas gifts of the world is the HoosieJ Cabinet. American men know better than those of any other nation the vaiue of a machine that saves steps. , Every year the number of. Hoosier Cabi nets for Christmas has increased. More men have discovered in it "the greatest labor-saving machine for women the world has ever seen." v Christmas is a fitting time to give her a Hoosier Cabinet, for at Christmas you want to make your gift supreme. mm P IE Kansas Bull Ilooscrs Have Started Formation of Party of Their Own day. Some towns have fallen down on tbls nlan. They say It baa not been a success, from any standpoint. Tbe n.KTrif fa that the success or failure of the auction and sales day depends largely on how the plan Is manavaii nf how tborousbly tbe MJUUMO-"' ' - merchants cooperate to make (Be undertaking s winner. "Tbe success of tbe auction and sales day." says D. W. Tappen, sec retary of the Abilene Commercial club, "depends on the way you ad vertise the same, and the kind of an Chester Hutchison Is on duty as auctioneer you have.' temporary clerk. . Jesse Denman ana Abilene has advertised Its sales Elmer Elwick will go on duty sat- day thoroughly; the merchants nave urday as assistant carters. Wlth aM helped, and the auctioneer has this added force greater promptness evidently been tbe right man for in delivering pnnstmas pacs tne Jot). I Abilene Is playing the game wlse- ly. It puts on the monthly auction . 'sale as a clearing bouse for the far mers. Wblle it nas ine iarme interested, the merchants eacb get buv and advertise some special bar gain for that day. There is Just one bis drive advertisement from eacb store, and eacb merchant is given n eoual amount of space to adver tise bis "drive" on tbe co-operative handbill issued by the Merchants' &nociation. I ' In addition to this eacb merchant has the right to take all the space , Alte he wants In the local papers to iwf.r 'hoort his rame. The result is that for a week or more ."before we monthly sales day. the Abilene news- nr carrr a lot of extra aaver- Topwkav Dec. 18. The? Kansas) ProgreasfTe party was owaBlaeo here yesterday afternoon att m con ference esTIed by William- Allen White, wfifch met in representattv kali.. ABot 175 men and) fifteen. women atttesded. Blank sheets- sent down the stoles for signatures broueht bawl 123 names, or whten twenty-eight .were from TiJpekH1. XT. 8. Sartin of Kansas City, Kan;, was elected provfefonal chairman-; Miss Helen Backer, of Lawrence, swore tarr. and A. :W.'. Wee of A'bilene- treasurer. Officers were selected' by a com- nrfttee from tbe eight districts and m at lnre and ratified by the conference as. follows: "First district, T. A. McNear. Topeka; Second, J. K. Atkinson,, Kansas City; Third, S. H. Piper, rndependence; Fourtn, C. A. Stannard, Emporia; Fifth, S. M Smith, Herfngton; Sixth, J". K". MTtehell, Osoerne; Seventh, G'. :M. Martin, ,Medfcfne Ledge; Eighth,: C. C. Mack. Newton at large, Miss Helen Backer, Lawrence,, and Mrs. Eugene PoITJam, Atchison. , No motion was made to start a Proeressive league Instead of a party. , Two persons at. the confer m,. -nfth irrfr?rt . OTEHnizihST S' Rinr nartr at this time, and counsel ed. delay, but they bad" a hard" time mi.fr niselve8 heard'. The crowd was In no temper for any hfit but new Darty- at once, and ft aot Its wfsb. After speeches and the provisional organisation, White moved that work be started at ence tn the various precincts and coun ties of the state for the organisation of a Prosresslve part, that preclwt committeemen and county chairmen be chdsen and that progress Be re ported at the Lincoln day banquet to renefta, where the finarP organi?a- tfon to tor be completed. The mo tion caurfei after considerable He toetm, E. H. Sbnnders of Wlctltte coun seled? caution anrd delay. He declar ed" he had worked for Roosevelt and tbe ProgressUfw cause, bnt that there were many In his ' county whose desire wns for the . emuer enxje to make haste slowly. "Many a-, party,"' be declared, "wsw born lir a rush and' In enthusiasm, ana died r simpfy as you to proceed slowly. I want yew to remember tbat tbe principles wblch we ars-now advocating carried the Republican party from- rffffff to now." 'Wwe you not president of tbs CUrtiS :club- in WfcWta during the recent campaigr,' Dave Leaby asked" of Senders:. ''' T was;" replied! Souders. " Ani may God' witber my hand if f. fail to help man who all his life has. been helping; me." .' ' . W". B. BrodTe ot Edwards got tbe- floor and' opposed the White motiom for a- new oacty. He favored fights Ing out, tbe matter In the Republi can party. ; BrodTe declared tbat L Foilette itr the logical man for pres i'dent four years bence. Attorney General Dawson rsSsed lonely bnt very loud cheers at the mention of La FbiretteS name. Brodle could scarcely be hsard' in the tumult. The crowd wanted to vote,, and bring ths new party into- being. G. H. Aderson of, ADcblsonj insisted upon the previous Question and ftaarry the vote was taken. Al most the enttre conference toss no, and put the new party into exist ence. But fowr or five voted against, tbe motion. will be possible. Change in Firm. All parties knowing themselves In debted to lirm of Kugler ft Teopfer are hereby requested to call at store and settle their accounts before Jan. 1. 1913. KUGLER ft TEOPFER. 17d5tw2t ; ; I" Advertised Mail. For week ending Dec. 16, .1912: Letters: John Beck, Jess Camp bll. Allen De Witt. Mrs. Martha Grable, Wesley Graves, Mrs Hookina. D. Kennedy, T. W. Sr. Mateo Reyes, Senor Refugio San dobal, H. H. Weyant. Cards:- Master Alfred Betters, Master Wilson Daniel, Miss Anna Using for sales day bargains, ano Fonck, Clyde Fulton (S). T. A. Gal- nearly all the ads talk about the ad- 'Maoi Mo .ii H. H. Eicholtz has purchased R. F. Brammer s Racket Store. and is now ready to serve you and desires you to call and see him. Call and see our full line of Holiday Goods and Racket supplies. We will solicit your trade. Vln, MTS. E. Hi. UrlUlDi rvau.-1 -"' " v ( , reea WcKiniey, Tftfv Klram IL Pr&tz.'day. Thus tne ss 1 u totb