$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
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,
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
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.
Ada Roach and Her Smile at Chautauqua
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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
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.
We make a specialty of
this class of Footwear in all
the new styles of colors and
height of tops.
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
DAVIS SHOE STORE
Brown Telephone Building
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
For any itchiness of the skin, for
skin rashes, chap, pimples, etc., try
Doan's Ointment. tiOc at all drug
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
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
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
(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.
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ItKSI'OXKIXO TO CALL
FOB FLAG'S HOXOlt
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.
"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
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.
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.
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The Chapman ball team arrived
this afternoon and it expected it will
show Company H a good fight.
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.
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.
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"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,
RAILWAY TIME TABLES
102 - :24 am
104 11 :51 a.m.
170 4:H P-n
166 .Mixed 5:25 p.m.
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.
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
Locl Freight 3:00
Mall and Express 6:46
and Machine Shops
SOUTH OF EAILE0AD
310 Felgnt - 1:20 P.
0 Passenger 8:8
08 Freight 1:4 p.m.
07 Passenger :30 am.
10) Freight 12:S0 P-m-
111 Freight , 12:
Leave for galia
Arrive from Balla
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;
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
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
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