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ABILENE WEEKLY REFLECTOR, ABILENE, KANSAS, DECEMBER 18, 1918.
i in if Rlerry Christmas to You AND THE ' Z We wish you a Happy New Year and many happy returns of the day. And somewhere in a warm cor- ner of your heart we hope you have a responsive feel- Compliments of the Season It is significant of this New Year holiday that we give a thought to things past, drawing comfort from the best we have done, getting inspiration from it while we are making resolutions for the future. And, above all, cultivating through it a kindly feeling and considerate regard for one another. snizsF s bF0ry 9 9991 TELLING THEIR WANTS iff V - si ... IV j S , Sf. i- f hi j ' . ' y Mn. Charles Holiday of Sallna la visiting friends here this week. Mr. Cue and family returned on Wednesday after Binding several weeks with his father and other relatives. Mrs. John Hatfield and Mra. Geo. Helse of Pearl were here for the funeral of Mrs. Humfeldt. John Shank and Elmer Brown have purchased the blacksmith shop owned by Mr. Koepsel. Will 8taats's were over from Enterprise to attend Mrs. Hum- feldt's funeral. Mrs. Ida Hendrlckson was here from Herlngton during the week. Lewis Staats came up from Ok lahoma the last of the week. Charley Humfeldt and little son went to Enterprise. Monday to visit his sister. May Muensenmayer visited rela tives at Detroit. Mr. and Mrs. Gillett went to Abilene Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Frisk went to Missouri Monday to visit their parents. Mr. and Mrs. Will Mitsch enter tained several guests from Abilene Sunday. The out of town relatives Who were here to attend Mrs. Humfeldt's frneral were: Mr. and Mrs. Powers, Mr. and Mrs. Pete Fengel of Her lngton, Urn. and Mrs. Humfeldt and family of Newton, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas of Sallna, Mr. and Mrs. Buennlng, Mrs. Lyons of Junc tion and Mr. and Mrs. John Mar- quoldt of Enterprise. Mrs. Tunnel and Lillle Garrett went to Moonlight Tuesday to at tend meetings held there bv Rev. Tunnel. mi f rie M Wreck. While rounding a curve the elec tric street car In the Racket's win dow. left the track Saturday after- luuun. mis caused a panic among the children outside but no serious damage was done. STATE BANK CLOSES ITS DOORS Stockholders Able to Pay Await State Examiner's Report. Severy, Dec. ie. The Severy State bank here was closed after the recent financial statement, . which ' showed $84,000 deposits, $8000 bills i payable, with .only $16,000 cash on hand. The stockholders held a meeting and decided to close the bank until the state bank ex aminer could examine its affairs. Bad crops and inability to realize : on loans caused the temporary clos ing. The stockholders are men well able to see that every cent of de posits Is paid. The bank is also protected by the state guarantee fund. BROKE INTO SCHOOL WITH 2 GIRLS; FINED Belleville, Dec. ,17. William Cunningham, a barber and R. E. Graham, a shoe salesman, pleaded guilty to breaking into the city school building at night in com pany with two young giria, mtni bers of the senior high school Jabs, and were fined $35 and $5 cost each before Justice of the Y o 8 A. Ingham of this eity. ACME. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Eli Hurley, Dec. 11, a daughter. , The farmers are busv draeelns- the roads. Mr. Gantz and family have moved here from Missouri and will; run the blacksmith shop at Acme. The box social at Pearl was well attended. unaries Wilson was helping Mr. Gantz move last week. Levi Thompson returned Satur day from a visit at Beloit. Miss Gladys Webb of Chapman visited her parents Sunday. A surprise party was given last Wednesday evening for Cleyson Shirk at his home, it being his six teenth birthday. Games and ro. freshments were the order of the evening. We extend the compliments of the season and wish to thank you for your co-operation in the past and the continu ance of same for the future. We are putting forth our best efforts to honestly serve you, which we believe is generally appreciated. ' 1 During the past year we have made many improvements in our telephone plant. We have removed practically every telephone pole from the business streets. We have changed all our telephones on the "Main" board from the old "crank" to the "common battery" type. This was done through the co-operation of these subscribers and will improve the general service very materially, as the old mixture is now eliminated on the "main" local board. We are now spending several thousands of dollars to extend our underground system so that many more of our subscribers will be connected with the central office in this way instead of by open wir es with their attendant troubles. We are making these changes constantly that we' may give the best service possible. We have spent many thousands of dollars on our light plant during the past year. We have our new 800-horse power water turbines installed; a new 600 horse power generator has been added; a 1000-horse power steam turbine with a direct connected similar sized generator is here and ready to be installed. This will make Abilene have the largest electric power plant between Topeka and Denver. We have placed and are operating in Abilene a system .of street lighting which is surely appreciated by all. , We are pumping the city water by electric power .atsiVving of $1000 a year to the city of Abilene. m , We are furnishing current for light and power to the city of Enterprise and expect to extend our wires to neighboring towns during the coming year. Our aim in operating these utilities is to give you the best'possible service and to furnish telephone and light in every store and home, and power wherever ma- chinery is used. To this end we ask your co-operation. The Riverside Light and Power Co. The United Telephone Co. Telegram from Santa Claus'to Duckwall Bros, says he left Denver early Monday morning and would arrive in Abilene, Safffrday after noon. . MOONLIGHT. tTJith Best Wishes of the Season . And reminding you we carry the largest and most complete line of machine and auto supplies and parts in the county. We have the largest and best-equipped garage and ; machine shop in the county. ' . . Our facilities and experience enable one of our me chanics to accomplish more in one hour usually than others do in two. - We repair all kinds of machines impartially. - We have not received one cent of commission on the sale of an auto or other machine in the past five years. i I 'AT 0T TIT Tp III ..' i i fjn were in The revival meetings at Center- dale continue throughout the week. good interest prevails. Rev. Mr. Tunnel of Woodbine returned Mon day and Rev. J. R. Allen of Law rence will also assist in these serv ices. Mrs. Tunnel and Miss Lillle Gar rett of Woodbine came Monday to ttend the revival meetings. Bishop M. G. Engle preached at Bethel to a large audience on Sunday. Harry and Ezra Crlder Abilene on Tuesday. W. B. Wood has been on the sick list. The infant son of Mr. and Mra wmton Mccosb died at Mlltonvale and was buried at Enterprise on Tuesday. Irvin and Ben Hoover were Abi lene visitors on Tuesday. Rev. Myron Taylor and wife are visiting in this vicinity. Rev. Mr. Taylor preached at Bethel on Sun- day morning. Mrs. Crlder and daughter Lizzie and Mrs. Stocker were shopping in Abilene on Tuesday. Rev. G. B. Burkbolder preached at Centerdale Saturday and Sun day nights. resulted: President, Mrs. Bath hurst, secretary and treasurer, Mrs. Forest Saylor; class teacher, J. B. Higdon. The social committee will be Mrs. Hal Iliff and T. H. Mitchell. Refreshments were served and a pleasant social hour was spent. Mrs. Frank Chase and children visited her mother, Mrs. Isaac Book Monday. 1 T-v I . . . . miss vavia was not aDie to re turn to her school duties Monday Miss Ruth Bryson is teaching the room this week. Mrs. ueorge Holzworth returned from Kansas City last week. eeiu warier nas purchased piano. ine teacners are preparing to nave unnstmas program at the school house Friday afternoon. inis resolution was adopted by Talmage camp, M. W. A.: Be it re solved that we extend our sincere sympathy to Neighbor M. E. Whit ney, and family, in their bereave ment, .in the loss of wife and moth er. mm mas and 3 ad in Year To Orae airedl JkJl We wish to thank our patrons for the pleasant busi ness relations we have enjoyed during the past year. We respectfully solicit your future trade. Our motto is, Good goads, honest weights, and fair prices. Ilighest market price for country produce at all times. Most respectfully, - See Santa Claus in front of the Racket Saturday afternoon about 30. . TALMAGE. Mrs. Rakestraw and son of Buck eye were in town Monday. W. 8. Anderson was in town on Wednesday. Past Cress left for Topeka Usf R. F. D. Xo. 6. Harvey Olson and Alta Lady re turned from Iowa where Harvey nas neen working and Alta visiting. Mrs. John Reeves entertained at supper Wednesday Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Iforn and family. airs, win bnerwood gave a din ner Thursday to Mr. and Mrs. Joe Sheets and family. Geo. Herlsh, Mrs. M. Reeves and Ray and Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Holt and son Mrs. Joe Grelst is being sewing, preparing to move to California. Santa Claus wants to see all the Mr. and Mrs. E. Russell left for children In front of the Racket Sat- waverly, Kansas, where they will urday afternoon about 2:30 spend tue Christmas holidays with Mrs ENOCH'S Cash Store 3 1 0 XToxttL Sparu.ce St. ed James Warner load his car to move to Burrton, Kan. Quite a number from here were shopping in Abilene Saturday. w Russell's folks, Mr. and Mr Ed. Keys. DONEGAL. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. 8mltb spent a few days with Albert Holten and Wm. Scheufele and E. E. Unke- wlfe. I fer returned Fridar from Fort Mrs. J. C. Smith of Abilene spent Stockton, Texas. Monday with Lulu Funk. I Col. E. L. Hoffman, one of Done- Mrs. W. Westover butchered onaala progressive farmers and stock inursday. Albert Holten and wife. I men, was assistant auctioneer at Geo. Westover and wife and Mrs. I the Geo. Rock sale near Hope. Cole and Milton Cole and Mr. Has-1 Salome Jury of Holland lour assisted. I spent the past week at H. H. Len- MIss Iris Topllff of Abilene spent hert s. Monday night with Grace Funk. I Aaron Wlngert and family spent Grandma Brows has gone to I Sunday at J. N. Engle'a. Hotcnloson to spend the winter! Little LIDlaa Mar! arrived at with her aon. WILLOWDALE. Miss Edna Swacrer spent Friday evening with Mrs. Feck g-4 tt- ' '' Jed : V'? " -.... the tome of Mr. and ITrs. C. D. Summers oa Voadav, Dec. IS. The Belle frrt-'t fundsy srtcol There will be a program at the M. E. church Christmas eve. Mrs. C. Enrlgbt and Albert left last week for a visit with relatives in Nebraska. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Brown have foved on Mr. Hertzog's farm. Katberine Stewart visited friends near Industry last week. Mr. and Mrs. Matt Davis and sons who have been visiting friends and relatives, left last week for their home In Nebraska. Mrs. Ethel Wilson of western Kansas is visiting with friends and relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Eisllne spent Sunday with Job Karr's. You'll save money on your holi day goods at the Racket W