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THIRTY-FOUKTH YHAIl SNYDER, SCURRY COUNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, AITvIL Hl. MMIIKK FORTY-SIX. 5 TRICT GO FERE GE The Swcetwattcr District Confer ence ot the Methodist Church nut ut Snyder begining last Friday and !ontinuelng until Sunday night with Rev. O. S. Hardy Presiding Flder jrfsilin c . Th" business of the contoieuce was dispatched With rapidity und perfect harmony prevailing and presiding rider, Hardy, suld that he had In en ia this country for thirty years and Had but with one exception seen i larger attendance iu donates. There being at this conference about a hundred and fifty. The deliberation uf thu codui uce wero very spiritual throuyh the entire proceedings, and sonie very ltn sermons wire preached by the different pastors of the district. Thru courtesy enmled by the pastors of the dlffereut churches of the town souse of the visiting pastors filled their pulpits Sunday at 11 oVlm ita ,1 at night. At tho close of tlir Sunday iu t u tng sermon at the Methodist church by Itev. It. W. Dodson of the Abl-Im-e district, a call ts made for nay who would consecrate their lives Id the Christian work and six re sponded to the call. Kev. Dodsun's subject was "Life's service atid hap piuo.B." Lev. J. W. Hunt iiimmik-iit'tit r of McMurruy's College. Abilene, was here Friday and mad- a talk in the afternoon. Key. D II Doak, Cuntcnnce Sec retary f Educatiou. preached a very uble sermon on Sunday night. Rev. W K I.yon. Conference Secretary of Missions, made a talk Saturday uicrn- All pastors of the district were I'-esent except two. Itev. Hen Hardy of His Spring, who was out of the sU.te, and Rev. C. 1.. Browning of Colorado, who had u big revival on at u:s church. Follow lug were the pior prtbeut. Presiding Elder G. 3. Hardy. Sweetwater. J. R. Plant, Uig Sprta circuit. J. W. Brown, Black well; H. O. Walton. Dunu; Silas Dliou. Fluvanna; M H. Hulsoc. iiermleigh; W. I.. Waltou, Gall, W, C. Kilgore, Hamlin circuit; K. Jameson Hamlin; Sum II. Youug, Loraiue; P.. S. Watkin. Mi Cnley. H A. Nichols, Itoby; W. L. Ligbtfout. Koscoe, J. W. Watson. K lon. J. H. McReynolds, Stauton; U A Stewart. Sweetwater; H. W. Hunks. Sylvester; ilen 11. Tcir.ll. W.Ht brook; J. W. Griffith. Snjd. r circuit, J. 11. Hicks. Suydel A report was rendered from Colo ndo by Mr. Cooper. Supt. o! th" Sunday school at that place. A marked Increase in Sunday School attendance as well as church in-rubor ship was reported in all churches, making a general increase ot about r.O per cent over last year. Rev Mr. Hlnes. pastor ut Post Is a nember of the, Sunday school board and made a talk Saturday morning aad mphaiicd he importance of the S juday school work, that there was i great forward movement in the Suudav school and a still greater in case during the coming year whs expected. Rev. Jeff Davis, pastor Haptist .ureh und Uev. V. C.. Wright, paator Presbyterian were present Saturday r.orr.ing nnd were Intrclueed to th eonlerence. Til conr. rent e goes to Sweetwater tt year. Piano IUtIUI. Mnrtf K. Hanks i ne iiuiii vi - . .... a i Kf.at. ' w.ii give a piano rcttai at me wiu-od-l church tonight. Friday nl?ht, A.-nl 29th. Also. Friday night. May dtit. Everybody Invited to attend. Hev H. A. Nichols fcnd wile of Roby and Uev. Llghtf.K.t of Ito?coo vilted !n the homu of Dr. Sed A. Harris during the Quarterly con f rence. Mr.'H. R. Terry of Howard Payne College. Rrownwood. Texna. spent the week end with hi "Ister. Mrs. David .1. Jobe. Mrs. E. J. Anderson, president of tue local ' To rent-Teacher Associa te leave .Monday for Clarendon to Uteud the district conference of the Asaolntlon. THE CHAUTAUOUA OPENS ON MAY TWKNTY-THRKK The Kedpath-Horner Chautauqua will open In Snyder May 23, and will run for seven days. Tho people? of Snyder have been treated and fully Introduced to tho Hedpath-Horner Chautauqua and know w'.en it comes ti town that they are to enjoy a real treat of sf-ven days exceptional entertainment When jt comes to building prosrams Charles F. Horn er has no eijual. Mr. Ili i ier says that the 1921 program Mil bo hi gieatest to dat- ;nd tt.c .-;ivir r folk lan hardly afford to miss a single iHiiuhtr. The iinu.-ual attractive prouram ihiii vim will n"i adveitiKsl fr!!t wi"'k to week caiies some very pop ular men of tho nation. Also musici ans of note and other and various httrac lions. Hon. John Temple Groves is one of the bitr men of America, one o' the M'eatest orators this country has pro- l UCed Dr. .1. Rubuison carries the deo; spirit jal theme in the program. N'g Podii Chew from China, will be here To har from an authority ot the standing of Dr. Chow ! n pi iv ileCi- llir.ry A. Adria-i will tell us about do- great I.uther P.urbank. Th farm (i can't afiord to mKs Adrian !.' ran his family. Then we have with us Madame 3i Ivauova of Russia. Sho was in Kuj : !a a b't'g as there was a real gov- n,m nt. Sho is of noble birth and i m itior.hl education. It is an ab.virb story. Til on tin re are other attraction that will be announced from tim to t'me. Vou will notice the adv. of the Chautauqua in this week's Signal Mr. NWley wai called to the bed Fi ie of his sick child last w eek. The message stated that it could cot live long, hut a card to the Stinson nros Vedne.day stated that tho baby wa? l etter than it ever had been and that they probably would be home in a tew days. Prominent Men Lit Snyder. Hon. Fred W. Davis former Com misioner of Agriculture and Mr. J. C. Ilestand live stock specialist with th State Department spent part of tw. dhys this we-k in Snyder enroute to Pl;ins pointi. These gentlemen were very mueh plnwied with the general condition of the section and stated they expected U be back in Snyder a;.ain shortly In convers..tiou with Mr Hestaud 1. 1 mad" the statement that hived on present prices that 100 boys and mrls each with 10 hens. 1 brood sow and l milch cow will brinj; $ SI 000 per annum ir.to the county. This al most seems an incredible amount hut nevertheless Mr. Hestand states that experience ha proven it. Kov. File To IYcm-iH lipbma. On Thursday evening May r.th. at the Ifcthel school west of Snyder. Kev. Fife will deliver an educational address on ' The Spirit of The. Schol ar." After the close of his address I,,, will present diplomas to th grad uating clas. Miss Werner is the successful teacher of the IVthel school. Tlie re is a new screen beauty in the cast of "The Secret Gift." at the Cozy Thursday, in person of Gladys Walton. She is moro than a beauty, for she possesses rare intelligence and the ability to act. It Is ru sur prise to learn that Universal has se lected her for early Btardom. Her por Unyal of the dual role In this human drama is ur.usualy charming. lUrtli Record. Clifford Wryne and wife. Aril 15. a girl. Snyder. V. M. Morrow and wife. April 21st n girl. Snyder. Hugh H. Cathcy and wife. April 17th a girl. Lynn County. Hiram C.ren West and wife, April 21. a boy, Dorraott. Jack M. Rasham and wife, April 20, a girl. Snyder. Ira L. Pinkerton and wife. April 20. a boy. Hoyt Murphy and wife. April 14. a girl. Hermlelgh. R. A. McAfee and wife. April 17 n opy. Hermleigh. p. If. Smfdley and wife. AprP 18. a girl. Snyder. G LEGION L Snyder, perhaps has never before witnessed u more plensurablo social event than the Annual reception of the American Legion held in tho Le gion rooms on the evenin? of San Jacinto day. April 2 1st. Will Layn Post is noted for it's social functions and this particular .vnt would bo termed boo koo from stait to finish. Practically everyou" responded to their invitations and i' .er 200 people presented th- 'in- Ives and lad to bo there. The Club lloonis were decorated in s ich a manner as to form a chapel ft'i.-ct witli special liglitlns. a stage at one end of tho banquet hall and tho seal of the legion in colored lights suspended over the sta-e. The program was ! red before the banquet nnd wa. u le !"nl in by a welcome address from Pi Command er Rob Ptrayhorn Mr. Forest Sears acted as toastmastcr to the program v unusual merit The t.eplon to Von Rob Stray horn. Woman Co-os dinate, Mrs K. J. Audeivm. Over in Fiance, Miss Violet Gray ii'ii. Mrs. I. 15. Panies Piano. The Rattle Cry of America. H. V. Waterman . Perennial Patriotism. R-v. .left ! vis I t e American (iirl and h-r future Mi. s Clara Mae Couch. Pot i'ourri of Syncopation. Legl ja J..7Z Trio, Miss Gross. Messrs. Devlin nr.d Davenport. The followinc menu was then nerved. Stuffed Olivif. Salted NuH Salad RoKienaire Sandwi.ii Postonian Lono Star Sandwich Sio't bet-NabLsco Coffee Mo or Patterson concluded tho ev ening w ith n miniscenses of relief work In France. Germany nnd Rus sia. T I ItillT TH V. (Ol ltT HOI SK stvCARK At th" last mcetin-' of th- Com nr.ioners' court the City Council propos.il to tight the public sjuaro if the county would furnish post who and install it. This proposition w. accepted by the county uuJ the notorial has been ordered and in n short t nte tho court House Square will be illuminated by a white way. This will be of great value to the cite besides its beauty and attractivo iie.ss. " l' iinmisxioiHTs' t'ui-t. t the regular April term of the Commissioners' court an order was entered chansing the time of th? holdinc county court. Under the new order instead of there being four terms there will be six. and it was so ordered that the time for holding each term shall be the beginning of the term to the beglnlng of the next thereby mailing a continuous ses sion. Tie court will convene on t he second Monday in 'May. July. Sept, Nov.. Jan.. and March, of each year. The regular rotine business was transactor passing on accounts, also canvassing returns of common school di.-triet elections Th" Chamber of Comniehce an nounces that arrangement have been made w hereby Mr. H. S. Mobley will speak sometime In June on "Make the Cow Your Partner". Mobley was National Chm.. at Wash ington of the Farmer s Organization Legislative Committees during tho adoption of such laws as the Farm U ver Pill. etc. He Is practical South uner Farmer of many year's exper ienc and who sees twines from the Funners viewpoint, and discusses rairjing. Diversified Farming, horn' Puilding. Iletter Rural Schools and Community Devclopcnent. He knows dairying and dairy cattle and oper ates n dairy farm has 30 head of fine dairy cattle, markets product at a profit 200 miles from Iwii". lie has been talking Dairying and Com munity Puilding all over the South iMr. and Mrs. Meeks have return el I: oin Ovnllo. EPII lISTNGlISiiKl VISITORS SPF.M) H:W HOCRS HKKK Fred W. Davis, ex-Coniiuiaaioner of Agriculture was in Snyder Tues day. Mr. Davdj is now working iu tho Interest of the co-operative mark eting association and is filling a con tract for 80,000 bab- of cotton. It will be remembered that Mr. Pavis was one of the locating com mittee w hen the West Texas A. & M. College was established during the Ferguson Administration. Mr. Davis Is a friend to Snyder. He voted for the college to he located here and said that he was for Snyder from he ginning to end. Mr. Davis' name is a household word in Texas. Ho i. energetic and knows the aKrioultural and farminc interest of the Stat like a book. We were cUid t1 have iMr. Davis with us. He was accompanied by Mr. J. C. Hestand of Sherman, who Is said to be tho largest breeder of fln stork in the south. Also. Mr. T. G. Marks, who is working In the agricultural department of the stat. undr the present Commissioner r.f Agriculture. Mr Terrell. Dr. Aldrede Coming. Dr. W. D. Alldredge, eye Special ist of Snyde, will be at Dr. Morrow aud Karnes Drutr Store, in Foch, Monday. May the Mb. F.yes tested, glasses fitted, eye .-tr.v.'i ..n ! head ache relieved 4 7p TOURIST INSISTED ON 111" VI NO flGARS IN "SAND!" PROP STORK When th- William S. Hart com pany wus working at Yictorvllle, Cal , on "Sand!" the r.ewist Paramount Artcraft picture with Mr. Hart as star, a set store was constructed on the outskirts if this desert vil lage. It was a general merchandise store, w ith the us lal display of ar ticles on the porcti beneath tho wood en awning During a lull bet m '.:. scenes, j dusty motorcar glided up and a still dustier motorist alight-d and rushed into the store. "Give me som. cirgars and a bo of matches," he demanded of Mary Thurman, leading woman, who, clad in a gingham gon was behind the counter He planked down a silver dollar and fidgotel impatiently. "DM sorry." hfcan Miss Thurman "but " Don't say you haven't any cigars - I've been waiting for a smoke all morning " "You s"o this iu't i store." she m.inas-'.-d to say. "I.-n't a store'' Nu't a store?" the irascible gentleman exclaimed. "What dy'e mem. isn't a store? There's boxes of c-g.;rs in that case -don't keep me waiting. pleas,., young woman -I've got to oet to Los Angeles by night " Demurely Miss Thurman removed a box of prop cigars from tho case and placed It before the customer. He seized a handful anl stuck one in his mouth, then he yelled: "Wood, by thunder. You mean thi is one of thos- dogmned movie stunts?" "F.xactlv you wouldn't let me ex plain." He dashed out to his car and sped away as fast as gasolim could carry him. "Sand!" is one of the most enter taining pictures William S. Hart has made. It is full of lovo. human in terest and thrill and Mr. Hart again r.roves that as a delineator of west ern character. he is second to none. K wil be shown ut the Cory Thentr tomorrow. Saturday only ."Mavis" Talcum Powder. I!.- can. L. and II Economy store. Judge W. S. Adamson of Hanger was here Wednesday on business. He came round to the Signal office nr.d looked In on us, said that they icceivod the Signal regularly and that it was like a letter each week. Saturday only "Mavis" Talcum Powder, 19c can. L. and H. F. onomy store. Manager Crawford r:v t'e i ft: re "Way Down East." vviil not be rliowu in T"xas for a while and the dates are cancelled, however when the ronwvny- does entr Te;as. we expect t'l T-t the p'Ctliro. BACK TO SUi L I Hack to tho Sunday school cam paign is spreading over the land. In every town and villago the senti ment is growing and is taking hold of the non-Sunday school goers and u marked Increase in Sunday school ..tiendance is reported all over th country in all dnociinat'ous. In Snydrr the campaign has shown v. underfill results for the wrk that it has been in progress. Ir the com bined Sunday schools of the town last Sunday there was an increase of about sixty. Who will make it sixty cue next Sunday and 'hen who will :be number .sixty-two. There is gret pleasure In attending Sunday school. Then It Is profitable. Profit- able to the foiiI. profitable to th- intellect and profitable to the moral fiber of the community. We cannot afford to be behind the treat forward r.iovem. nt. We hope o . Snyder a one lmndtvd por cent Sunday .M-hool town. Go to Sunday School io-t Sunday, the on-- of your choice, there is plrty of room for all. And then you will be surprised at the ". elcome you will receive, a real big hearted welcome, which will zivo you i :t now lease on life. The future distiny of our country li. in th. hands of the rising gen eration. The children of our day will mme time be tli" rulers and leaders of our nation. The Sunday Ti'i.oo! in conjunction with the home i.- .argely responsible for the mould ing of character and shapelng the dealing of he child, and if we were to sound a warning it would be the aluer.oe. in the past few years, of ihildrea. as well as t;rown ups. at Sunday school and church. MRS. WILLIS D. F.RUWN. Down in old Kentucky, in Louis ville. where rolls the old Ohio. July 30, 1S4?.. Miss Eliza Ann rroman was born. I f -r "annS left the old Kentucky ' unw and joined that en ergetic, courageous and restless car avan that silently and steadily ru.-h-ed on to the then frontier, coming to parke county. Texas, where Miss Eliza Ann was in 1S60 married to Mr. Willis Ji. P.rowu. removing with j her husband to Kent county, in! lS7t. ! There tin y lived u :til his death j in 1102 after which fov st-v.nii-ti j years the wit ;,nd moth' r kept to the little home wlvre for m; n" years she had been so happy. P.ut as the evening shadows f life betan to fall, she came to the home o:' her only daughter. Mrs Geo. Smith of this city where she passed j from this life at the ripe age of 77 years. 9 months and H days. And now. peacefully she sleeps while this home is filb-d with those who know and loved her to pay this tribute of respect which for each ot us the other must some time d and pay At this time, we read from the book of books whose pases comfort the broken hearted alone and for ever the promise: "There shall be li.bl at evening time." Each life has three mounts oi transfiguration The first ut birth Into this world o' .. ad troubles. The Second at walking down the high vaulted al.sb-s of love's holy ambition to the marriage altar where troth Is plighted smi( home's sacred founda tions forever and securely are set; and the last Is the visit of the dark winged nngel who comes alike to the homes of the price and the beggar to tal.e his toll of life and leave lov- . . Jiiu friends to commit to the tusi place of rest the pale form with many j tears Light is the glory of God. The source of heat. joy. paisuit. happi ness. We shine here only by reflect ed glory. And In life's evening to have light is to have everything. Light gives guidance. It's refulgent rays bathe in dripping beams the path of tho sinner through a vale of tears and sorrow back to the mercy seat where the Uimb is the light thereof and th sua it shall never go down. Light gives salvation. Countless millions walk in darkness in this and other land for the lack of if i.m '!. : (""--' "rcr-fr SGHOO WEMEII for it; backsliders hope for it and th" lost ray for it on some Corneli us house-top. Light in the darkness, Ye, wl en lli jihaiowo fall o'er the way. Whea lovinc frindd huve ott hope of l'.:V continuance further nnd human .-!:ill receives no further response and the hear; achoa till it nearly breaks, just to Know that this la ought to Jesus Christ and that he carea. 'TicpU md eveuiug boll, And on clear call for me. And may there bo no sadootu of :arwell Wren I ut last embark. J-i .men a tide ns moving aoeiua aoleep. To. full for souud or foam, I hope to meet my pilot face to face. When I have cropsed the bar." Lis-ht brings hope. In him a aili;. and his life was the light of j In .... ' lives today are In need of j Let tot It's 6tar go down in ' j;.-..' .jar-v nieht. but when Erebua draws sight's chill and ohony cor- ta:-j.s cutting out the world and all, Jeavin- us to ourselves alone, pin. th -s'.- draperies with the star of hope whi. h outshines Venus and Uranns. If wo wslk in the llcht aa Ho 1 i'. the light, we have fellowship one w .llll'theV. T'. o close to the Iord to- day, ia t j in I fro on life's busy way, ;h- w-i.rld can in you Hit- :.e., ?e,. ' - mat. of Calvary? th- world see Jesus in you. C. ur Ifve to Him ring true. Arid your life and service too, C-n the w .rid ee Jesus in you?" Mrs. Rrown's life teachers a les son f..T all young women everywhere of undying devotion to the interests of husband, children and home. Three time, she and her husband i nuraeously and .iiuutlessly faced revers'-s. .Vs the Indl.'.ti were faught back they pushed .-.. e then j fro-.tier, uiu thu beta l'u ' could and d;d their part in making iamort 1 t ics-, days of tender love and will ing sacrifice wheu th? father and m :t!;er laid all on the altar, forsook ll e'.e and each clave unto the th-r Oh God. that all women very a vrc could loam this lesson before it i forever too late, too late. And now Mrs. Prown, wo gather h-re t j say the last long "farewell." You knew every experience of life to a worthy woman. You believed i:i -h- Christ Inn Church and defend ed ii'e New Testament teachings Now, f...r you. there Is light at even ing time, and true love keeps memory gre.-n forever. To the past ,o more dead face every year. As the level leave vacant places ev ery year. Everywhere the sad eyes me-et us. In the evenie's dusk, they greet us. And to come to them, entreat ns every year. Put the truer life draws nigher ev ery year. And U's morning star climbs higher ev-ry yt'ar. Earth's hold on us grows Blighter, And the heavy burden lighter. And the dawn immortal brighter, every' year." Clyde Lee Fife. Marriage Ucense. W.'!er S. Gillum and Miss Sallle I.e Hudson. Hawley Garner and 'Miss Minnie Daniels. Iom Gibson nnd Mrs. Imosene Crnyton. A A. Pruitt and T. C. Watkins . j - n X..-n this Mlt in ei i nu.n o ,.ru.v search of the finny tribe. Special. Sh-iw Pros. Bannanut Ice Cream, delicious and refreshing, they all go to the Palace of SweeU, where quail ty and service count. "East Side of square. You can find a nice up-to-date lin.t of gents furnishing at the Pm khovr. Tailors. Mrs. C. C. Wright returned th first of the week from attending the Abilene Prssbj-terlal meeting at At bj.ny. Texas, and a brief visit rUn r. 'ativ-s !n Cisco. Texas.