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$30 IX JEWELHY STOLEN.
Robber Broke Window at Kesseii Kt's and Took Valuables. Between $25 and $3r worth of property was stolen from C. W. Kess enger's second hand store last night. A gold watch, a revolver and several gold band and set rings were taken. The thief broke a large window in the back of the store and when Mr. Kessenger opened his store this morn ing, he found glass scattered all over the floor. The watch that was stol en had a gold case. Jt had been tak en from among a number of silver watches. Razors and other valuables in the case were not touched. . TJie only clue that could be found was foot prints on the ground back of the store. A jar that had been by the window was moved and in doing this the thief stepped in some pow der plaster. His shoe prints were visible wherever he had walked. ABILENE BOYS ACCEPTED FOIl SHOOXI) TltAIMNCi CAMP TO KAIHMONT MINNESOTA AND BACK IX SJi DAYS Mrs. A. B. Seelye, Miss Marion Seelye, Miss Helen Seelye and rela tives motored to Fairmont, Minneso ta, and back, a distance of 1,302 miles, in 5 days. t took them 3 days to get there last June They came back in 2 days and had four punctures. While Abilene per sons were roasting, Mrs. Seelye and the rest of the party were wearing large coats to keep from freezing. The biggest fun tame when they attended a big circus at Mankato, where real polar bears could live. Paul II. Royer, Paul N. Gleissner, Herbert C. Sommers and Forest Q. Baird was the four boys from Abi leue called to the second training camp. 1111am A. Stacey is second alternate and Herbert Rohrer is the fourth alternate for all those that ap plied, so that it is probable they will be called to the camp, too. They "took the examination about two weeks ago and will go to camp on August 27- A heart-to-heart talk from man to man, rather than from commander to ommander, was given the students attending the officers' reserve train ing camp in the big riding hall yes terday afternoon by Col. Tyree Rivers camp commandant. Ninety per cent of the men present will be commis sioned officers withi na few days, and Colonel Rivers wanted to give them a few pointers on their new. and to most of them unfamiliar, duties of handling men successfully. Chautauqua and Home Coming Week! Abilene Aug. 3 1 , Sept. 1 , 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 CO. II BASEBALL TEAM TAKES ANOTHER SCOIIE 10-i HOI SK IS BLOWN OYER FOR A THIRD TIME NONE HlliT Enterprise Push: The home of Ora Touloose aud family on the Rob ert Baker farm 'west of Enterprise was blown over during the severe vind storm Monday evening. The house is a frame building 12x1!, one story high and Mr. Touloose says it was turned over three times. The family miraculously escaped danger ous injury but one of the children was hurt about the head. Catarroh Cannot Be Cured with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they cannot reach the seat of the dis ease. Catarrh is a blood or consti tutional disease, and in order to cure ii you must take internal remedies. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken intern ally, and acts directly upon the blood an dmucous surfaces. Hall's Catarrh Cure is not a quack medicine. It was prescribed by one of the best physi cians in this country for years and is a regular prescdiption. It is compos ed of the best tonics known, com bined with the best blood purifiers, acting directly o nthe mucous sur faces. The perfect combination of the two ingredients is what produces such wonderful results in curing ca tarrh. Send for testimonials, free. F. J. CHENEY & CO., Props., Toledo, O. Sold by Druggilsts, pdlce 75c. Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation. From Saturdays Datly l Company H won its second battle of the war yesterday. The boys cap tured 10 trenches from Chapman and the latter succeeded in retaking two of them. The game was featured by a bunch of errors for Chapman, but Company H played good, tight base ball. The proceeds were $1C and each team got half. The Abilene company has about $37.1. for its mess fund now. Will Build n Xevv Church. The contract for a new church for the Brethren In Christ congregation at Navarre, to replace the one burn eel May 22, has been let. Al'tiea Players (i) Ada Roach (2) The Hawaiians (3) "Peggy" Hill (4) Ada Roach and Her Smile at Chautauqua Metropolitan Men ;:'.- ::'..' rf -: t . . .i:::i:::.";:;i:!.' : . .: . ' if ?u (5) Keller-Wille Company (6 Ducrot (7) vv ...t. (8) Cure for Cholera Morbus. ' "When our little boy, now seven years old, was a baby he was cured of cholera morbus by Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Rem edy," writes Mrs. Sidney Simmons, Fair Haven, N. J. "Since then other memhers of my family have used this valuable medicine for colic and bow el troubles with good satisfaction and I gladly endorrse it as a remedy of exceptional merit." Obtainable everywhere. NORMAL INSTITUTE STARTED TODAY CLASSES OlMiAMI.I) The first day of the normal insti tute held at the Garfield school to day, was not a busy one. The class es were organized and then all were dismissed to meet tomorrow. M. L Smith of Emporia, was the lectur er at the institute today. Optimistic as to Kusiii's Credit. Petrograd, Aug. 11.-X. V. Nerk rasoff, vice president and minister of finance, in a statement to the press on financial resources of the country today said he believed commercial monopolies the government purposes establishing would soon brine a stable credit. Subscription to the liberty loan, he said, so far are three and a half million rubles. Women's Low Heel Shoes We make a specialty of this class of Footwear in all the new styles of colors and height of tops. Price Range $3.50, $4.00 5.00 to $8.00 You know our shoes stand up and hold their shape and if you are looking for choice new fall 1917 styles, come here and see. No obligation to buy. DAVIS SHOE STORE Brown Telephone Building Abilene lli'ing Smallpox to Chicago. Chicago, Aug. 11. The migration of southern negroes to the north since the Kuropean war began threatens to result in an epidemic of smallpox in the opinion of Dr. .lohn I) Robert son, Chicago health commissioner. who today asked the city council for $35,000 to conduct vaccination cmong them. For any itchiness of the skin, for skin rashes, chap, pimples, etc., try Doan's Ointment. tiOc at all drug stores. GKH.MAX PLAXFS S( 'ATT Kit BOMBS OX COAST OK K.Ntil.AM) London. Aug- i:i Twenty-three persons, including nine women and six children, were killed aud fifty persons were injured at Southend in Essex, forty miles east of London, by bombs dropped from German raid ers today, says an official statement issued tonight. Police Clone 1.1 Saloons. Kanna8 City, Aug. 13. Thirteen more saloons were ordered to remain closed today by John J. Reiger, ex cise clerk, acting under instructions from the board of police commission ers. who conierrea who enter ria hive yesterday afternoon on the strike situation. The above are some of the musical companies and entertainers on the seven-day Chautauqua program to be seen for a few cents for each program by buying a season ticket. See booklets for particulars of the great lecturers who are coming and of "PINAFORE" and "LITTLE WOMEN." The greatest productions ever presented from a Chautauqua platform. (1) Six charming girls who play and sing comprise the Althea Mayers. One of the novel features of their program is a violin sextette. There is variety and vivacity in their program. Artists, everyone. (2) "That's the funniest program 1 ever heard in my life," said a boy to Miss Ada Hoach niter she hud completed Iter program in Kansas City a few weeks ago. You will agree thoroughly with that sentiment, after you have heard and seen her. Her smilo is sufficient to make everyone in the audience smile- ller funny stories, told in perfect dialect, will make you laugh and laugh. (3) Nearly everyone liken good Hawaiian music. The Chautauqua is bringing you the bent company that can be secured. Their pro gram is unique, amusing, charming .and quaint. There is spice and variety to the selections. (4) "Peggy" Hill is another girl who brings sunshine to the Chautauqua program. She is extreme; versatile and gives a merry, musi cal program. (5) Weighing approximately !HI0 pounds is not the only claim (o distinction held by Hie Metropolitan Men Singers, four talented men with great voices. There is lolf of humor in the program as well as plenty of the classical and Hie "old home songs'' and patriotic melodies. (6) Harrison Keller's work is vital, sensitive and expressive of the best in music. Stewart Wille as a pianist ranks among the highest. These artists have spent several years together in preparatory and concert work and their sympathy and understanding of musical art have done wonders in making one of the big programs of the musical world. (7) Duirot's program will be different from any other on the Chautauqua. He will mimse, nslouml and astonish you with his wonder ful feats of magic. (8) Jane Dillon is an interpreter of the world's masterpieces of literature- She has a personality and a versatility that will make you admire her and appreciate her program. I " m I ..!.. 1tr irlmn f'tintntll! fi Ps m M H w w p on. aw ItKSI'OXKIXO TO CALL FOB FLAG'S HOXOlt r-i pi fl P'i PJ P"' P- IPS i P The company takes exercise every morning and it tires them out, too. After the exercises, the sick call is given. So tar, none imic " t the sick call- KB rl P "sir." Notice, too, when Captain Hrowne or any of the other officers pass the members of the company on the street the men will stop and sa lute. The officer returns the salute. Liver Trouble. "1 am bothered with liver trouble about twice a year," writes Joe Dingman, Webster City, Iowa. "I have pains in my side and back and an awful sorreness in my stomach. T lionrH nf Chainhprtnin'H TflhletH and The physician will probably be here j ,,.),,,) them. By the time I had used tomorrow for the vaccination. There i half a bottle of them I was feeling J 1 1 i A. I M , ' f V. i .1.-111 is lwiiir alter I lie i line ana nau no iiius ui pain, SanU Fe Ralw Wm. Cnic&go, Aug. 3. Eighteen thou sand employes of the Santa Fe rail way today receired notice of an 11 to 15 per rent wage increase effective September 1. Sixth Infantry to XeaJ. Nevada, SIo., Aug. Aug. 13. The entire Sixth infantry, Missouri na tional guard, were ordered today to proceed immediately to the mobiliza tion camp at Nevada. They -were en training at their home stations and will arrive here during tomorrow. Clean old papers for sal at this office; Se a tandl. vaccination. The boys win an Keep nrettv quiet, too. as much movement would make them sick. S P Last evening when the company ent to the picture show. Lieutenant l.m ier heard one girl say. It u lanes i hem ten minutes to get in here, how one will it take for a million men to get to France?" That girl ought to see a battalion nioie. h m ft The Chapman ball team arrived this afternoon and it expected it will show Company H a good fight. m 1 Another man offered a flag to the ompany today but it could not be accepted as the company is not al lowed to carry any flag of its own. However, the offer was greatly appreciated. The three rooks of the company do not have to drill tney nave pienij of other work to do. m in A plan has been put into effect in the Third regiment by which the members may buy articles and make uioney on the sale. A place known s the "exchange" was organized and the companies of the Third regiment were allowed to buy stock in the or ganization. Company U purchased $75 worth of stotk. Now when one of the members of this company buys some randr, pop, tobacco or any oth er little thing that the "exchange" sells, the boys got the profits so they sre getting the articles at cost and (he amount they Invested is merely to keep the store ia operation. n t n "If you want to see how the boys are progressing in drill, 'ome down some time aad see tbem." is Captain Brownes invitation to all.. Military etiquet Is no easy thing to pick up in a hurry, but ibe boys do remark ably wll. If a private wishes to fpeak to an officer and the orncer aees not tee him, the private says, tainable everywhere. RAILWAY TIME TABLES CMOS PACIFIC Kastbound 102 - :24 am 104 11 :51 a.m. 170 4:H P-n 166 .Mixed 5:25 p.m. Westbound 109 : 6:26 a.m. 103 3:32 p.m. 118 10:43 p.m. 165 Mixed 6:48 a.m. 165 and 166 dally except Sunday. Other trains dally. Toliver's Service Broadens We have Just moved into our new addition which gives us more shop and garage room. We are ready to do business in a more satisfactory (way than ever. We have Just opened a large room in the front of our building for an auto accessory store. We are filling this new room with a fine line of first class auto accessories and tourists' necessities. This means that you can get anything you want in the auto and machine repair line at 536 56 635 566 ROCK ISLAND Eastbound Passenger 11:03 Locl Freight 3:00 Westbound Mall and Express 6:46 Mixed 11:01 8AXTA FE Booth bound a.m. p.m. I m. a.m. BATTERY 1 SFPVIfF Toliver's Garage and Machine Shops SOUTH OF EAILE0AD 310 Felgnt - 1:20 P. 0 Passenger 8:8 08 Freight 1:4 p.m. Northbound 07 Passenger :30 am. 10) Freight 12:S0 P-m- 111 Freight , 12: 117 gallaa Breach Leave for galia Mixed lit Mixed S:4l a.m. Arrive from Balla 111 Mixed 120 Mixed l:lt m. ..11:20 a,m. A RII JEN B BOC1HTIK8 DnriT. pn w A RON'S Crrus Chap tw No. 26 ml In MobIc Tempi Oi cond and fourth Krldy of h month. M. I Humpnrey. ix. r-. K. Keel, Secretary. . it A a if Rnrotnt lAlr No. M mt flrt nd third Mondev Inn Id oh month In Monlc Temple, nnrner TMrd end Wprure Joeiin I Ooodell. W. M.; J. U Worley. secre tary. YMIIID oretnree; 1 YOUR HOME LAUNDRY DESERVES YQ53 HOME TRADE The Abilene Steam lLatjndry has added new ma chinery and is equipped with the best of them. It em ploys expert help anl guarantees its work to be first class. Miss Julia Murray wlvb has been connected with the business for a number if years, will have the entire management and oersonaty versee all work. Your patronage is solicited with a guarantee of satisfactory work, (iive home institutions your patron age. We use Sand Springs Water. Abilene Steam Laundry MISS JULIA MURRAY, Manager if it