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GNA 0 (Successor to Coming West and Western Light) 'Let all The Ends Thou Aim'st at Be Thy Country's, Thj God's and Truth's.' Vol. XXIV. No. 3. SNYDER, SCURRY COUNTY, T EXAS, FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 1911 Eubscrip tion $1.00 Per Year in Advance IT JIT JLIJC 0. MALTY SUES FORTH IfJ SPLEHDOR cJForty Dignataries at Westminister Queen in pocial to Signal. London, June 20 The final reparation through the rorona- ion festivities through next week re rapidly being brought to a lose, and the city is fast being iven over to a spirit of holiday epoicing on a colossal scale, with untold thousands of visitors from Vmeriea and other parts of the vorld here to join-in the royal de nonstration. A notable feature along the line of route to be followed by the ewly crowned king, in his pro ession through the streets of Lon "lon and Friday is the almost com plete transformation of familiar . ights, churches, ancient edifices, v ublic buildings and open spaces, Nr'business premises and private res dences have entirely changed the ppearanee. Starting with the iWestminster Abbey itself, the an nex added to increase the accom modation lias altered its aspect al-. most alrarrningly, although efforts mere exerted to lend an air of age j m ..... y lie stucco audition. targaret and the adjacent par 1 nent square are unrecognizable j consequence of the gigantic tands covered with purple hunt- ng, surrounding them and hiding them from view. On the latter field appears to4ook down on the pot, the staute of Lord Beacons-' assing procession as from a pri vate box at n theatre, fir it is en closed in a square wooden pali ade reaching to the breast. , Then alontr Whitehall, stand af- 1 er stand varies the usual appcar- nce of the imposing government ffices and old-fashioned Admiral y. At Trafalgar square I.andseers j..r ' : Til SoSCtlflM ' BLUE FkAIVlE ifi Goal Oil Have you tried a money saving' them in vour Everything to gain and nothing to lose. Let us send yon one on trial. Sold and Perfection ffluSiy:ih Hao'duyaFe v' Coal Oil Stoves Seated at Banquet Abbey King and Public Eye. jions have disappeared under tim ler tiers of seats. Old St. Martins j n t he fields is cloaked in bunting and surrounded by crowded stands In response to many petitions from participants in the corona j ion ceremonial, the office of the works has decided to permit those present to purchase as souvenirs tJlhe chairs and stools on which they sat ,all of which are marked with tlie word "Coronation" and eni Jtosscd with the crown and the 'date of the occurrence. The onerous duty of the dispos p.ion of the guests has fallen on he Karl Marshal, the Duke of Jorfalk, who for many weeks has een the busiest man in England, lis task was rendered all the more ii'l'icult by reason of the fact that. he space in Westminster Abbey js very limited and before he was i ble to take into consideration any j f the thousands of applications ' or invitations for the distinguish-1 ed visitors and others desirous of; being present, he was compelled to privide sitting room for no few er than 4.010 official guests. These guests comprised fory members of the royal family, 2"0 foreign rulers and representatives of foreign Vat'", 1 1"0 ccrs arid peeresses. 670 members of Parlia ment, 300 members of the diplo matic corps, privy, counselcs bir.h ops and judges, GOO official colon ial representatives and 110 offi cers of the army and navy, king's couneellors and members of the Royal household. As the Abbey is capable of holding only slightly under six thousand, there remain ed onlv fi limit two thousand olaees to be disposed of by the unofficial I Stoves The Wonder of TiO Heat, Wo Smoke, No Dusi, Wo Ashes one? If not, why not? They will cut your fuel bill only half. They arc proposition, not taking into consideration all their conveniences. We put home on trial, if unsatisfactory we will come and get them. You have public. A- large staff was engaged in the Karl Marshal's office for over a month in sending out cour teous refusals. A peculiar dilemma arising out of the scarcity of first cl.iss earn ai; horses which has developed since the universal introduction of the motor cur, affected many inein hers of the peerage and ancient nobility participating prominently in the regal functions and proces sions of the coronation. The question of horsing the cum bersome but elegantly emblazon ed family, State coaches, which have been in service sometimes for centuries on such occasions be came in many c ases acute and re course had to be bad for their sup ply, not only in the stables of conn try mansions, where most of the animals are now kept, but to the public livery "stables, who for a time enjoyed something of their prestige. No fewer than sixty thousand troops, comprising representative regiments of regular army, yeo manry, the territorial volunteers and detachments from Canada, S. Afru'a, Ceylon, Hong Kong, tho Malay states, Malta, Herimida and the West Indian Colonies, togeth er with a naval brigade are to be engaged in keeping the routes along the line of the procession. These are under the supreme corn mand of field marshall. Lord Kit chiner, who was specially appoint ed to the post by the king. In addition to the military, the entire police forces of the city and of greater London, numbering al together over 20,000 men mounted or on foot, are assisting in keeping order. To avoid the terrible conse quences of possible rushes into the main thoroughfares from side streets, barriers of timber are crec ted at the most dangerous street junctions. Aged Veteran Dead Special to Signal. Cleburne, Texas. June 20 Judge Thomas M. Hunt, a promi nent Confederate Veteran, for merly a member of the Texas leg islature and for several years the county judge of Caldwell county died here Monday, aged seventy vea rs. COAL OIL QQQK STOVES o1 Motto- ."Not How Cheap. But Mow Good.' ONLY HEARSAY EVIDENCE Nothing; New Brought Out by the Committee Investigating Lorimer. Special to Sngnal. Washington, June 20 Senator McCormick of the International Harvester Company wh appear ed before the Lorimer Investigat ing. committee today testified that Clarence Funk, (ieneral Manager of his company told him that Kd ward Ilines of the Hiries Tobacco Company had invited the harves ter company to contribute to the Lorimer Election fund and that he Kunk, bad declined to do so. Lit tle, but hearsay evidence was de veloped in today's hearing. A Contestant's Map Dallas, Texas, June 20 The (Texas Industrial Congress has is- ued a contestant's map, showing y counties, the number of men, (fcomen, boys and girls in each, yho are raising corn and cotton y intensive methods of cultivation jrith a view to securing better yields and conserving the fertility of the soil. 1,746 contestants are competing for the. ten thousand dollars in cash prizes offered for the best yields, and are in effect conducting that many experimen tal farms in 1G0 counties, thus prae tie-ally demonstrating in almost ev 'cry section of the state the efforts of the Congress to educate the peo pie to the use of better cultural methods. The map, which is t lie irst one published for general dis ribution that shows the new ounties created at the Inst session of the Legislature, may be ohtain d upon application to the Con gress at Dallas. Wheat Goes Up Special to Signal. Chicago, June 20 Wheat jump ed today more than two cents a bushel in the pit, due to reports of damage to crops in South Da kota by the drouth. July rose to r. Army Worms Doing Damage Austin. Texas, June 20 The State department of agriculture reports the army worm doing se rious damage to cotton and othe crops in the Hio (irande valley. PERFECTION the J4ge MYSTERIOUS KILL ING AT STAMP Robert S. O'Neil Shot to Death In Wash Room. Slayer Gives Bond. No Statement. Stamford, Texas, June 20 A mysterious killing occurred" here this morning in the wash room of the Stamford Inn, when Robert S. O'Neil, a travelling man for the St. Louis branch of the National Lead Company was killed. O'N'eil had just arrived in town over the Texas Central and went t once to the wash room. Dr. J. M. Alexander arrived some time earlier and was sitting in his ear reading a newspaper tin til O'Neil arrived and entered the wash room alone. Dr. Alexander then followed O'Neill and fired several shots into the man, kill ing him instantly. Alexander then walked rip to the Manager of the Inn and gave up his pistol. He made bond immediately. He appeared calm and easy, laughing and chatting with friends. He has made no statement and the cause of the tragedy is not known. Special to Signal. Dallas. Texas, June 20 Robert S. O'Neil. who was shot to death today at Stamford is well known in Dallas. He was a young mar- ried man. ins wne is now in .Mil waukee. O'Neil was said to be connected with a number of prom inent Milwaukee families. . r. 1111 Republic Proclaimed Lisbon, Purtugan, June 20 A constituent assembly, organized today with 102 deputies, ratified the government's edict formally proclaiming the Republic of Por tugal, the abolition of the Mon archy and the proscription of the llraganza dynasty. The ecic monies pased off without politi cal significance. ii VH iy y . v-da Coal -Oil Stoves guaranteed by TO ERECT NATION AL ARCHIVES Advocates Erection of Buildings For Preservation of Nation al Papers and Records Special to Signal. Washington. June 20 Repre sentatives Morris Sheppard of the First Texas District has introduc ed a bill in Congress to provide for the building of a national ar chive, to preserve our papermd records not ni current use. Married in a Cemetery Special to Signal. Sherman, Texas. June 20 Stonewall Coke and Miss Mattie Clark tere married here yester day in West Hill cemetery. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Frank Smith who had just eonclu ded ii funeral ceremony in an other part of the cemetery. No reasons were given why they de sired a cemetery wedding. Waxahachie Bids Up. Special to Signal. Waxahachie, Texas. June 20 The city of Waxahachie agreed :i last night to j-ive twenty miles of right of way tor the Southern Traction Company and to take ()(') worth of stock in t In road. Mexican Lad Lynched. Austin. Texas. June 20 ('Joyr tior ('iil.uiit h.is received no of ficial informal icn of the lynching of the Mexican Ltd last night at Thorudab'. H- will take time . learn the youth ii' which i estimated I lie at 12 In l'. years. Qr F--- - 3 Xj . j i D PERFECTION Coal Oil Stoves P ,e I ducational Conw n IIoijHton June 2T.