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NYD IGNA 1 1IJU jj j (Successor to Coming: West and Western Light) "Let all The Ends Thou Aini'et at Be Thy Country's, Thy God's and Truth's." SNYDER, SCURRY COUNTY TEXAS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 1911 Vol. XXV, No. 12 Subscription $1.00 per Year in Advance CELEBRATE GOLDEN WEDDING ' On the after noon af August tint fourteenth, 1 SO 1 , V. K. (iiiinn and jriss Martini Harris were united in marriage. Just fifty years later, on last Monday they celebrated, in their Jionie fourteen i:ii!es east of Sny der, Iheir (Sol;:e:i Wedding. Harly in the day the children and grand children of tliis genial old couple iiiifjht have been seen wending Iheir way to the old 1ki;h where they had spent so many happy hours with (irandpa and Grandma. They have lived in Scur fy county twenty-one years hav ing moved here from Kllis county. Their children are all living near them. Mrs. Jim Itailey, Mrs. Dick J'.oone, Mrs. .). 15. Ilin.lniill, J. A. (iuinn ami J. ' O. (iiiinn are tint ihildren living. Mrs. Hetty Love of Ft. Worth ji sister of Mm. Huiiin and Mr. Jesse Harris of Haskell, a hrolher, kcro also present for tin' occa sion, i There were thirty eight fraud jfhildrcn and two great great rhil- ren. A few of the grand childm, Building Vere not present hut in the group The . S. ( I. Which wns photographed there ,vciv forty four, nil children and crand children. After a sumptuous feast was arlakcn of, the iieighhors and fiends liegan to arrive until the muse and vard overflowed truly went at merrily as a mar riage hell and at dusk the crowd adjourned to the (!uiiii school house where hy an understanding unknown to the honoi s a ser- viee was held to do honor to tin sweet Christian characters of t nolile old couple whom everyifnt loves. It was a vcriliihlo love feast and one long to he reinemlier ed hy all present j In a few well chosen words Iev, Howe explain ed why they had come and asked expressions from the crowd. This one said I was sick and Ihey min istered unto me," that one "I wasj hungry and they fed me," the other was "naked and they cloth ed me." The organ was presided over hy Miss I Jessie (iiiinn ami s t songs well sung were freely interspersed with the talks. His eyes dim with tears, his . voice husky with emotion, (irandpa (iiiinn with simplicity responded to the manifestation. Then (JVand ma (Iiiinn, whose hand had sooth ed the fevered hrow of many of thus- present When in iri hie, rose and thanked Hie peo hut most of all I hanked her Mak ef tlllll. she had lieen spared to Se that dav. iie. DermoU. commenced nuiid f . . . M . . lieir depoi ar i lerinni i i ues- day. Two car loads of material and a company of carpenters un der Mr. Whitesearver of Snyder went up on the morning train to i . i commence Wo- 1 III I II ei I ta I eiy mi 111. building wiiich will he n Itite dress and was indeed happy n the reunion of nil of her loved Hies. The young folks were full of lie spirit of the occasion and even l.e hahies seemed as if thc uld i iii .1... i. .... leu no cno'.ign 10 nouor i n in'm Id people, and many eongratula ioiiK and suhstant ial gifts were laid on the altar of love. The sous oe one freezer of cream after not her ami the laughing carefree iirls served cream and cake to the owd until all were ready to sa, lOllgll. Then lucioiis melons I unmercifully and all feasted to eir hearts content. Then came the inevilahh' fight I.. i i iii nil l ie mc on run s ami nano mJ. l I The hridc was dressed in a cools! pleled n ahout three weeks, 'j'his depot will compare lavoraM.v with the depots loeated along the I'm - and will he ahout the same sie as that one located at Was tella. It is understood that the con tract has lieell let fur two brick business houses and they will he huilt as soon as the material ar rives. Also there will he huilt as soon as possible a brick school house. The business houses to he erected have already been b'Slied far a term of live years. . ITT 11 r TJ i Wrtt-lr Will OUOI1 XJVlll " ui " were sla.yf .llldge Smith received a tele- cram Thursday from the jail con tractor that material for the new jiiil will be forwarded to Snyder on tin' JHh and it is expected t hat BARN AND FEED BURNED. One of Snyder's Land Marks Goes Up in Flames Dr. II. I j. Howell's barn and a lot of feeds! nil' were di'st roved bv lire between 1 and 2 o'clock Fri day night. It is not. known how the (ire originated. Hesides the burning of the barn, the windmill ami tank Were piilc badly damag ed. Loss, probably $f!(iO, Insurance ::(( i. Mr. 1 1. .1. Nichols who is author ity on the history of Snyder says that building was one of the land niarlcH of Snyder. The house was huilt in 1 SJ-CI and originally stood on the site of the ruins of the Sny der Mercantile building and it was in this house that Mr. Hatter son ami Mrs. Webb were married. The house was later moved furth er out on Scarborough street and then moved to the rear of the lot to give place to the residence in which Dr. Howell and family now v On Round of Pleasure. Mr. and Mrs. .lake Maurier. Mrs. !. W. Donaldson and Miss Joe I (rye, all of Colorada passed through Snyder Tuesday on an iiiloniobile lour of the country. Tin y I. ad taken in their r muds l.or.iine, Hoscoe and llern.l jh. and look a spin about the .streets of Snyd-T and pulled out in tl' .. 'i i ri'i .ii . Dn i.i. .'"el I l ei,i ' I I o t li'dr home on I lie bank's ol I lie 'dor. obi. Mr. .Manner used to ivc in Snyder a number of ears i"o, before this became a rail Gi w. M Good Cotton, Big Squash r. Ira Slurdivant was in Pleasant Social Event A I ..I.... ...... I .. I' l ............ IMIir.l 1 O ' ll ."WIN I. ,11 III II' 'I'll l M l that spent at the home of Mrs. Saturday from his farm six miles ll.nii.. u-eslol' Snviler List Times, i east Ot SllVdef and llllonitS III. lav when Mrs. Ward (iross took r Sunday school class for an oTsling. ' After a cordial greeting by the hostess all were at once made to realize that they were there for all the enjoyment they might obtain. (James music and songs added Iheir pro rata of pleasure and then I he young folks hied themselves to the tank and Oh, the fun I had, words fail to express. Following the delightful piling" Ihey returned to the house win-re they were served with lemonade, cake and candy. When time came for them to leave they bade their hostess adieu hoping that an invitation will be extended I hem lo meet with Mrs. Daniel again in the near future. L. M. Signal that his cotton crop is do ing very nicely. The plant is (Yon. knee high to waist high and if nothing more serious comes on it than the present hot weather he will get a (Miarler of a bale to the f ii. Mi. s;i , , ,., i ; ,,, ,, i. i " 1 i"" The Signal agricultural exhibit counter a squash grown on his place which measures nine inches in circumference ami weighs 7' pounds. 'A Shipping Cattle For the past few days I here has been several shipments of rat- Hermleigh Locals. From the Herald. The meeting at the Central Hap tist church closed Sunday night. There were several additions to the church and the member were all strengthened and inspif cd to press forward in Jhcir cf firtsforthe upbuilding of the Master's cause. Hev. Merrell of Abilene did the preaching in a forceful and convincing manner. At the home of Mr. and Mrs. 'Walter (ientry, last Wednesday evening, eight or ten couples of our young people had a most en joyable time. Various games were played all of which were very interesting. The entertainment was given in honor of Miss Hiimis Haled wlio is soon to return to s of ice were slipped down ihe work will begin on the new build- c that the Mi.ule lar of the unsuspecting. A ing f.ext week. "P-" September road town and l;e has many friends here wilhw bom he w as as sociated along business and social lines when Snyder was a frontier town, lb' has been successful in business in Colorado and was out for a pleasure trip in his ear. Grand Chancellor Here .lodge H. . Huck of Ft World (irand ( 'da neellor, K. of H. spent Thursday in Snyder and paid an olVa ial visit to Ho- local lodge on Thursday night. After a short lodge meeting, a public meeting vas held and Judge Huck deliver ed an interesting address. Public School Notice The Signal is authorized to an- that the Smdcr schools h. lie t the market al Ft. Worth. Two ears were shipped Monday from Snyder by Ifogers, Cassteph- j ,,.t. dome jit Mansfield. en and Company ami on Tims- . day one car of horses and mules I i; Towle, the popular jew were shipped by If. Krop to Uos- j ,.,.t. ,,f Snyder, was in the city cnburg. Texas. (In the .same day , Tuesday transacting business. ibi cars of cattle were shipped ( ,. reported the County Capital from Hermleigh to Clay. Hobinson j progressing right along. Mr. it Co. Fort Worth by (iardm-r and Tow,. carries one of the most Kemp of t Init place. j'eoniplele stocks of diamonds and 'jewelry west of Fort Worth and Quiet Home Wedding- jhis store liMures would ,o credit ie bride's sis 11 a cilv of 7-" u "I inhabitants. thrnughing off lots of forms andj, w ,.,.,.,.,,.,. , We-.) ' yoimg bolls. The complaint '-j.-,,,,,,., .,, 7.;;,, Voek Monday: The Herndei.d, 'IM-phone Co. i-'-neral. levelling Mr. Uobert Krop and Mi-s moving its ofi'c.. to the J.g (hir young town. Iiermotl. 'sl;,r;,. .;l,.in of ,o ing'on. 'ev. !.'inbo!ham Harris building "pno blossoming, the music of the saw j .. . , , , sjfl. t,,. , ,,ffic- this v. .-I.-. i.i- I.'..,- i i ,,, Mr. I'i'b h is in-telling a lew up i " . ... . . I, ii l. ...I i lie s. it... In, i-' and .'!" t i ... .... i ... . i i ... 1 1 . i i 1 1 i 1 1 Olll o.lie iioe-i moi situ ine ,mi'- I . i i . .. I I ; . . I - i ii, hN,t (,'' i Idiott Draw. ( Written for last week, i We are all here with nothing strange or imw. with the ground dry and hot w inds Ilia areplayingj . i. ... . i 1 1 .... :.. t Mil iliei.s si i i oi l l 1 1 1 i -1 1 i'ii, is . . . .. I , I III' 1 1 ' I ! I I e in and hammer is a regular thing, j and we have lols o prospe-u ofs 1 1 was -a 1 1 1 . though ob-in n ,ih pi-.-lly Weddllig. Ii'et reshuM-llI s ee served lo the company and friends w ere pi-i fuse in coiigra I ulat ions. Tin- .e) hod ist prot raete.l meet 1 1 1 al llorse Mountain is going on al a lively rate and ther - is a fine interest manifest. Hob Sherlleld of Mills county, is at his um le .1. I,. ( liven s on his way to California, ami there is a good I'd ol our people talking o! going over I here p ret ty soon I o see the WOlldcr of lb" goblell slat''. I ,.' 1 1 I 1 1 I I - I g.les, I. Ill I. rill Will come ,,aeK . ... . , .... , ( I I I lO st,!le that (e; '. the report is false 'o ueli me. ! 1 ; a n ing was held, and the price ,,f 7 - j , 'I i igli w III 1,11V . ; th- banges in v, -) lo I, e.,i,, ,;. (., t ei pi 'Hie i ' . T'Ai.s. ;,nd our Mr. and .Mr-, Kiop hav gone citizens -honld show their app---away for a wedding trip to Fort , - i --1 1 i -. ri of it U hb-rally pa'ron z Worth. Temp!" and liale.t,,n. s;""' A False Report. ' Presbyterian Church It was repotted during tln-, l,Vv C. C. Hovvald will occupy Week I hat I lie gilill' Is of he Cllllll I the p"!tit !!' .1 I l.'l' I'lOfllil g I ; tv had held a ui'eting and raised j and e : iri. , I I..,.. ... ill... l.,.l... ,.u I... . . 1 1 "in ine j" ii i ii - . sigind isau'l'Oi -.ays there are lots oi goon nnngsj to eat. K. I. aunt v. ill t', I'n I', eoj. rl eharge sti! ; t i Wit! !.. t bv t . i t ! a !. II lv (lieu and I!. Casino l!vs l:lacl:wel, Xolai iinty. v er Tin- Wilsford III Sir', i r (his W eel; and paid The ; w. is elnsed this w signal a pleasant call. Tiny w re ' :! nt . It is uudersiood that .1 prospecting in Scurry hi n I WiUtord is . I ; i 1 n t : IT" in U e and said Ihey had found sol ;.,. that the I'ji.n i, ot s;,.. f.,1 pretty snt ry looking crops ami T '. .1. '. W,ls!..i. Intir :'i some that looked pfet.y good a in ! it ion ill Ie- 'i I t iititi i loining and alt'-in'ion hours af ; t. r Tae-i'i.'V v. ;:i i.. .!e..i-.i m IY".l-(t. I ial bnsii,. 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