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THE SNYDER SIGNAL, SNYDER. TEXAS, FRIDAY, SEPT. 16. .1921.
y .1 v ntatk rMVKiisrrv hand TO UK AT AIHLEXK FAIR Abiler.e, Texafl, Sept. 16th Dress ed in their brilliant white and gold uniforms and with nil tho pep that only a bunch of college boys can put into) their work, tho famous Long horn Hand of tho I'nlversity of Tex as, will be one of tho big feature at- Doyou know you can roll 50gopd cigarettes for lOcts from one bag of 4t GENUINE BullDurham TOBACCO W want you to have the best paper lor " BULL." So now you can receive with each packageabook ol 24 ieavea ol l&U'V. the very tinet cigaretla paper in the world. c t Ford Prices g Reduction g The following arc the prices gg of Ford cars delivered at gj 1 Snyder filled with Gasoline Tt uring Car wiiii starter - 5vr Tourinp Car with starter and Den: Rins $543.5: lioadstrr with Ftarter ?4S7 31- Roadster with starter and;Lem Rirr.s VA2 ?.S Chascis with surter i'AA2 Charts with starter and Dem. Rirr.s $l"ti.l2 Truck, Pi e-iniatic Tires - .132 10 Couplet - 'fo.r.5 Sedan .... $7t'3:2 Tractor .... Jt7..l Joe Strayhorn Authorized Agent iKIilll! c-'--U 83 M I i m He Makes More and He Saves More t .-.CH yei.r finds a new class of people ' who need the helpful service of a bank. As your income increases and your surplus cash grows, more and more do you owe it to yourself aiid family to protect this re serve fund against loss. As a member of the Federal Reserve System w e gladly place at your disposal our advice and banking facilities behind which are the enormous Reserve Resources. r3 i i j 3 3 I The Snyder National tractions at tho West Texas Fair, September 26, to October 1st. Fifty pieces strong and carrying with them ft number of highly tm tertalnlng features Including n saxa phone aoxtette and a special jazz s ac tion, the I.onghorns promlua to hp read some real mimical Joy dur Inu the week of Ahileno'a big en tertainment.. The Hand will uppmr daily and nlnhtly in concerts at the grand stand and In the puradeH that v. Ill feature t morning hours. The l.oni-hoin Hand i composed entirely of htudnits at the Stat" I'ni versity and 1 rated as one of the finest muHical Oriinnlzatlons of the South. In a riuict it tour of the larger cities of Texas and adjoining States 'nst yar it was one of the sensa tions of the season, being the big gest hit of the week at the Fort Worth Fat Stock Show last sprint. It Is through special permission ob tained from President Vinson of the I'nlversity tl.at the I.onghorns are allowed to fill the t Texan on paenient this month. Scattered showers fdl Monday over part of th couty south of town near Dunn. A heavy ciu Ming In the north all tl afternoon and re ports are that the rain was heavy at Lubbock, Slaton and as far as Port. Mrs. . L. Rogers and MUs Jar.ie liogers of Fluvanna were in the city Saturday. Tl.ey called at the Signal office while here and renew d their subscription to the Signal. Howell Harpole left WVdm s lay to renter school at Simmons College, Abilene. Mr. Walter W.msjn Wt Tuesday for his home at Mena. Ark. Bank 3 TELLS OF LIGHTNING ZONES Unitsd SUte forest Service Correct! an Imprettion That Has Become Almost Universal. It Is an old miylng that rncst prov erhs are only half-truths. Seine art wholly coniinry to fart. For Instance, there Is an ancient saw to the effect that " 1 1 li t ui im never strikes twice in the name lilaee." This Is absolutely untrue. The l'nlte.1 States forest service, which dread lightning as a frequent cause of forest 11 res avers thai light ning bus "z..:u s of frequency," w !:( re in It is likely to strike whenever there Is an eleeirlrnl storm. It MiggeMS that siuh zones might he mapped with n view to special irecantlons. These zones have reference to Ii peg rapliy, especially In mountainous re jrions. A hill'much more likely to he struck hy Helming limn any area of lowlni.d hcuu-e It Is nearer to the cloii'ls. An isol.it. , tree does not "attract" lightning, a U commonly supposed. If It he v. iy tall, lightning Is mr.re apt M strike It than to hit ohjects In its neiglihoi lioot) liecailse of Its In ii'ht merely. For a like reason the FlfTel lov i-r lu I'aris Is often heen struck hy IV'I nlr.g. The lofty shaft erecte.l In honor of the father of his country. In Wash ington, I a frequent target for Ihuti derholls, aii'l has to he proiecteil sgainst thm hy an elaborate system i f lightning roils. A high mountain top Is ure to le struck frequently by lightning. P.ut not so If Its elevation he great enough to uplift It beyond the ordinary level of thunderclouds. In that ease !t will have a light.; struck zone lower down, arout.d s:des. ortin l i'Mning-holt discharged into Quartz rock or quartz sand melts the silic.; and forms a curious little r.ii. of L-hi-s. iicrhaix an Inch 'n diameter and some Inches In length. Such pipes, railed "f ugufltcs." jire sometimes found In larg m:mbrt u rnoiititalii t'-.s. MADE FIRST METALLIC PENj Unfortunate Fienchman, Victim ef i Courtesan' Enmity, Wat the In- : ventor, According to Hittcriar.s. The Invention of the metall!-- pen I l. L- ,1... C.,' tll-illl,' 1CII. OI-II.IIJ.S Id I llllio, '-r in -v . . , .i i ,, ' pieiui ni i i cm i" i is hv the famous state prisoner, l.a Tilde, ' ... , ., ,..,,!, ,.r i, I no riciii-'i c."n i... .,i,,. .-1 .- do Pompadour by his passionate let ters. I.a Tuc'.e was the natural sun ef a prominent i oui t otth ial and was j brought up lor a military career, but lu his mistakili vouihl'ul adoratioli he, mlsinteri'ieted the smile of Mine, cle pompadour. In an effort to pur e his tldelitv his friends devised a harmless toy which exploded noisily when Mine.! cle Pompadour opened it after receiv ing a letter from l.a Tilde warning her of Impending danger from her enemies. ; When the contents of the box were found to be nothing more dangerous than alum powder. In Tude was clappeel into ;i dungeon, where ln S lit I!.', .veins. Ill order to oeeilpv his Line l.a Tilde tried to write his nieiiii-lrs- by means of an Improvised fishbone pen. When this broke he Pegged a copper coin from tie prison pnest. This he ground Into the shape nf a pen by rubbing It again! the cell wiitis. Me also made the first i novo il l- tablets by preparing bread c i uii h pi Hi ts with his own blood. Ibis li.ipci.ed about the year 1 T-l'h ncron: ng- to the French n-si ai . hers. Met;-.: ; ii I -ill's were not marketed. hovveM r. ui.t'l nearly CU vi ars later. Dig for Fish In Florida. ! I.i.ak Walton scarcely would be lieve bis .Vis if he were to walk through the country near lu re, ac-j curding to a telegram from New S.n r- ; i.a. Flu., aii'l encounter ugroes dig-! ging live t.sh from the uroiim! as if' they vvere potatoes, and even persons j accustomed to the miracles ,.f this age would look twice and heii set out In j search i f nil oculist. . j P.ut the tiiililtisll, a queer inelidn T of the I'limy tribe, inhabits streams or IHiiids which have mini hanks or bot toms. Tl e t.sh is black and weighs up in tiie oi six Hounds. When the water In a pond in porates, as it docs dur log certain seasons of the year, leav ing only a mass of mud which on lhe surface Is practically dry. it doesn't j worrv the I sli. They merely but-row ; Into the iiind lu wait for ruin me! ap parently continue to live as long as the eartli is wl. The negroes lnoutc them by exploring the mud with their bar feet. The fish is edible, but l not a fav orite teciin--of il frinj:y und ooarsr ffphh. F.eh Nets From Spider Web. - Native to New ulne is s glaui uplder. Hi body big hiuelnut, with Imlry legs two Inelien Untg. It spina web six feet In die meter ami ry strong. Advantage of this fact Is taken li the cannlhids of the Island, who 6et up long bamboo sticks Id places fre quented by the spider, thereby offer Jng an InTltatlon to the untchnids to pln went across them. 1 By this simple meant (If one Is to believe the story) ready-made nets are obtained which the cannibals use for catching fish. Philadelphia ledger. More Figurea ta Werw With. "1 thought Alice figured on marrying Jack." "Be ebe fid, bat she was ontfgnred by toother girl with more Booey." WISDOM OF TAKING "DAY OFF''' Leieure Time, That Hae Been Earned, Meant Better Health and Better Work Afterward. "There Is nothing that clears the cob-, wehs so effectually out ef one's brullj us a day off." the Young-Old I'liUos-. opher was saying. "Just as we plaa4 our work, we should plan our playfi only, most of us, In the clamor of tlur1 times, forget that to kaf ocaslonally Is as necessary as to drudge; ami we eonfuse leisure with lnzli'.e-s. "I know In my own case how difficult It Is for me to mnke up my u.ii.d, detl-i nltely and unbendingly, tl i-t I require, now and then, a morning away from my dek. "So If the day off rneai.s so mtnh to us. mentnlly and physically, why nrii we afraid to lake It when the i ppor tunliy arrives? I like noth ig hotter than to see. In the big town, a group of mlddle-ngeil men hastening o.u In a motor car on some crlep morning, their gidf sticks plied beside them, while others trudge to dreary tasks. They have earned their liberty, no . 1 1 1 t let us hope so, at any rate; and they wlll he all the better tomorrow for those few hours of delightful sport and health-giving freedom. "Too soon the curtain is rung down on this glowing world we I lv in; and It Is lieiii'threnking to (oii.ier how many spots there are cloe at our gates which we never find the time to see and enjoy. Partly It Is our own f::ult. The green earth eric out to us to come and trend the corridor of the countryside; Instead, we cHnir to the granite of the city, and pine desolate hallways the more desolate ln-cnu-e they are crowded with people we do not know. And all of them are hur rying w here? "I wonder. And so. no doul t, flo they." From the Out'eok. DATES FROM "DIVINE RIGHT" "Star Chamber Proceeding" an Echo of the Days When Kings Could Do No Wrong. "Star I'hamhcr Proceeding'1 N an expression now almost lnxar;iih'y used to denote an official a'tion whhh Is i-oiidurted In secret and, usually. In h high handed manner. ; The phrase comes to us from the ! fart that centuries ngu there existed , In Fnglaiid an all poA erf ul tribunal j coiisisilng of ii committee of the king s . , .,, P''vy round. Ihe ri.-cm was either Instituted or revived hy Henry VII. In US'1,. This c ounc il had omnipotent powers iiml was unfettered by rules c.f taw. j It deiilr with civil and criminal nisc j alike by "hill and Information." with- I out the aid of h Jury, and could inlli'-t any form of punishment short of ; death. " The original was "star chamber" j because In the room where the council met were deposited the Jewish bonds i known as "stors" from the Hebrew , word sheiar. memilng a covenant. I P.rooklyn l'agle. Chinese Shoet Homemaoe. There are sh.H'inakers Mi.ong the I Chinese and shoes of varying grades are for sale in the shops, but many of j Ihe shoe worn by Uppc t -i lass Chinese are products not of the shops but of i the home. For the Chinese woman of good family who has been educated in the old fashioned way. considers It boih a duty and a pleasure to make j the family sluv. and she lavishes i upon them the nnuiev. the leisure, thei taste and skill that do not enter into' the making' of the commercial article, writes Poland Curle-ld in Asia Maga zine. The more wealthy Chinese men wear very charming, if souk what im- , Usual shoes, which might I llm-st be! culled silppi is. The soles, very muc h . turned Up at the toe. are made of, bamboo and pith covered with white, linen and are extremely rigid and light. The upper of a pair in my col- 1 lection are of pule blue suk. with an) appliquecl toe and motifs f purple j iltid much embroidered in jel'ow, red: and blue, eniiched with go.!. Long Career as Staten-,an. John yuiliey Adanis w;s the only e -President who had a iong public career after leaving the White House. Two vears after his letire iinnl from the presidency in lvj'.i he wii8 elected to the house.' ef rep lesentatives where he served until his deiith. more than It! vears later. Ho rendered ten yeura of public s, r h e ufier passing neventy. and wi.s known h "Ihe ohl iiiiin eloquent." Fdwnrd Kverett Hale. In hli "Memori s of a Hundred Year.11 tells of a l'wn liust fa captain who aald be w lnhed "they could fake the old engine out of Adaim and put It Inio a new l.uli." Aduui was trlcUen lu his seat at the cap Itol in Washington on a pot thi.t la still pointed out to visitor. Browning's Poetry. The ti ut b Is that many render of terse resent any demand ujmiu their Intellects; poetry to them telng only m pleasing Indulgence an occasional subsflnite for a sherbet not to Imj ie ken seriously. Certainly Itr.wiilng's poetry Is not for such. No ono to day who knows 'Sordello" derbies It. for, dlftlcult as It Is to the heglimer. II contains many veins of the pure etii.i nf noetrr and Its pictures of the pns-iuiate. lumnlt.ifius life of the late Twetith and early Thirteenth een turies In Italy, with the tkree con 111. t of (Juelf and (Piibell'.ne by which it was torn, are uneiuu'ed In vivid ness and truth by ai.j lils'er'.an. I'hiiip Siaffoni Moxua. CTAIfFC Bloodlet Combat Between Sone of Mi kado, With the Throne s Prize for the Victor. The s,ilr,t' ani se cenlleinrn knows all the line points jihoiit wres tling. Mis eiithusiasi:s on this siih je t are Informed i nt hus:a n,-, and he inherits them from a long I oe of an- e-sto-s, sas Julil'ti St reel lu Me Clllll's. U hell M e lili eUs mill Itolliatis wrest ie-l, the .!i p; I es- were wrestling too. In t! e N'i"!i renturj ihe .lapanese :l:rone w.i-iied lor , ...:i ...i.. .i;...i . 'I t,i' . ii 2i 1 , 1 1 . . OO IMI l l l ' I . I . . , . I.I..... , ... .1 I, IMi'-i'. II. sir. ri ii i . i arh other. ie!' ti e r ': ::-. to he M-ttled h .1 vi fes ;m- in: t. tl 'Hie sport Is, far: I. el more, ass., elated in a t n r nee e or le-s dl- It h:i li il s with S.'iin in. 'erla li Shinto traditions are (onierted with !l, and th atcl.es hm-i to hi' held r;i the gn ils of Shinto temples. The allitllde of the porting Jap anese gentleman toward wrestlers re seinhles that -f t! --porting Amerl'iiii or F.hglislimnn toward pug. lists mid '...-keys. Ii is . (.ii' to know tin but not us equals. (He is ery genial with ihe in mid at the same time a lit tle patronizing, whereas they me ex ported to ii-siime a slightly deferen tial manner. Perhaps the attitude of the .lapanese sporting gentleman to ward his fiixorite wrtlers Is rather inure like that of the Spanish sport ing gentleman toward bullfighters, for In both countries It Is customary for the wealthy patron to give exiienslve presents to the hero, l'.ut whereas in Spain handsome Jewelry Is sometimes thrown to the hull-lighters in the ring, tt l the custom In Japan for the fan to throw his hnt. coat, porkethonk, rigarette rase or what not to the pop ular Idol, who later sends the trophy hack to the owner, receiving in ex ihange ii valuable gift fi'oquojitly H gift of money. INVOKED AID OF ST. VITUS In the Past Many Have Had Implicit Faith in the Pcwers of An. ciert Ho'y Man. For some iiiisii.: a il.i.pi I was de d icated to that holy man c f the Fourth century who wi s n i.itun! nndrr the F.tuperor Diocletian--St. il us w h-isr festival is celebrated on June 1o. We are told that to th . Impel came an iiiinlly many womi n who labored un der a nervous ijr hvsteri.- Intl ction im-.c-!linc them to violent motion. This ailment came to be- known us SI. Vitus' dance, and pel haps the It nil was gia-1 uallv extended to oil.cr atl'iriioiis in volving involuntaty muse in:ir motion. Se-leiitilieiilly this disease is known us rhoiea. Another exp;anation is thai in c erialii placis in i le i'liiaiiy duriUL- the Sc'Venleelitll century Is was I c-. I.eved gis.il he-iiltll could he- obtained Idr ii viar by dancing In-fore the saint's image mi his festival day. and that it was In this way the original St. Vitus' da'. re was confounded with the dis ni-i'. The aid of this saint is also in voked against sudden ile-ath. hydropho bia, and so on. Chicago Journal. Neva Scotia's Sheep The sh,,.p industry u Is more- than 'J1' vc.irs of ii',!". telling of i:::.-Ti i adia. The prov .lire now iiinoiig t he prov in. c s iti ; sheep, w ilh '.'KO.'.'T".!. stan, Induitry. Nova Sc. .'In old. receilils s 1 1 c c p in Ar ranks fourth he- litlluhiT e: ling sc. -.ml to I lllebi in price r. c l! '; I W I s ;'v eived for si. p. 1 1. r s con. pari . i ! i 'atiiul w ool. llll.IV with . The she I .1 ths. g tin year kelp e are t hose Nova S'.-i! lo its low i- col 1 1 -en irinkcge. ! .'her pari ellllU.le i. r t-i 1 hough sollt II a round w n she.! o, th lu-ep - ii. a nia: hit .ng th d lie tin. ml' ' .1 i'ill I In : i - aien iti certa.ti .s hot- thr.V III and feed up on tie s, out the tin. sea 'i lies f I Cllll the Wild sh .'ircp ije-s-.ei .led brought in l-v prising f.iru.c r seeing that th winter, eci.-riill lands. a r'y settlers. I'.nlcr- lie sinith shore. r.t fed eft the kelp ll.eui on nearh i Famcus O'd Lection Bridge. London bridge rem he d the- height id ils glory in the reign of Queen Khz abrth, when the city built a gate and lower three stories high at Soulhwaik end, and the wonder of I don, N'.-n suc h house, "a huge uooden pile, four stories high, with cupoi-is and turrets nt each comer, brought front Holland, and erected with wooden pegs Instead .if nails," reared itself over the seventh nnd eighth arches, on the north sloe of the draw bridge. The whole bridge, in those days, whs one wonderful street of shops and dwelling houses, with a chapel built or reMored "with great splendor." Yet. but a hundred year or so -later, the scene Is v-hanged n deed. Hie houses and shops and the ehnpel ore still there, hnt a hundred tears old. Cbristifln Science Monitor The Balalaika. The balalaika Is not an entirely tin kuown Instrument lu Kugland. The In terest taken In all that pertains tc Ilust-la. esjclally In all that relatef to art. has enabled this varlnthw ol the ancient 1'ersUn tamlsnnr to find p welcome in London. It tutd a season of great success In the later nineties lifter its revival In Russia. For ecu miles it had been iiegieeled, but tl. fn-at Itusslan mush'lan, Andree, sen In It the possibilities of eipresln lAHtntrles where li ;ed. WRESTLED FOR BIG Illrthday Tarty. Attractive, I;. tin In vltat loin., l'K white wingirt messengers, brought ha py anticipations to the heu'ts of the little friends of Ollle Lituton. Jr.. when It was found that Kiev were to Le his gucM for a pa'ty on S. l unlay alternoon, Sept. 10. at hie horn -, ,n i-elrijiat inn of his foi.rth birthday. The mother of this llttb' 1.:l nan. Mrs. Ollle Unit m h nt a helpirif. i.-i.id and the affair was a hapiiy suciess ironi beginning until the laH pood-ho was said aft-r thi party -.vas ov r Th- little fnlk-4 brought inanv pretty play r,.ngs. and each arriv.il was given .i heilnoti by tie small ii.-t, and Oh. th- tun they lad Wti-ii the f hiMn n had grown tired ct 1'iiti.K Mr-. Itruton piloted thetit into t in din inc. room whre a bk white l.iithoay - al.e with four light-. 1 ta..is '.sti-il i-i the center of th" din.r,:. tat,, d'd.o. Jr. blew out the candles. th n th.- cake was cut and served v. th I cream cones. Last, hut hot last, was the hip; Imitation birthday cake out on tho lawn. Miss Maril i liosser removed tfte top from the big ink- an. I found it contained a dainty i.asl.et of home made candy unci .t box of animal caks for each little guest. The little folks bldd'tl were- V.". H. Shur, Jr . I.eland Mc (.innK Wily Ilrlqe, DurHla and L. Z. Tlridgirnan. Minnie Frances Bru ton. Poy Huffman, Mia Davis. Ro land It'll. Jr. Kunice Duff. I'lxie I.e.- r.'avis. Halhc-rt McQulnn. Doris Dr..-;',;. J,-,:-, es Ro-siT and A. C. Alex ander. Jr. Mis' iMrrii In Rossor assisted Mrs. I'niten i'i i-atering to the desire? and w- i ; tp. lahy company. J. J. Harris who has been her daughter, Mrs. Grady .-.f Dunn has returned to her !. Orkney. She stopped off at : r -.: homo and spent v irit'r.; Walton 'i home at ! Snyder the ill t f.iti.iy. '. W M. Curry and : VngsVy and son Nat .u Saturday. Mrs. HI1I ;. j l- iit-ati' v isltor at tin? Irs-. F T'liil jp.s of Gl.iil-w ater and little son i-r- hen- tho guest of h.-r i ' t'.'f T '' Walk ins and fam ily. a Suffer? fyS Vr'otfjfrfiWMe," VA Y&h "t c !'., f.-ir 1 Inner , . I l U lui M s.n i'.n.e v illi onianlywcak PJl r,t - r.-, s Mrs. J. R m iirf.rsnri, of I7 Spruce es r. . - i. M r 111 Z i., . . nic, ii. v. ' LX..y ft.t lo the place where it vis an effort for ne lo c. I v ou'd have t-icr.riE-i'rwn pains in r y side r.nd back Cs prc;!!y ?c vce across my tsck, Cr.d down in my iuc lhc.c v.as a great cc.l cl torencss. I was nervous Si::d easily lip id. TAKE CSTJ "1 beard ol Cardul And decided lo us It," con r l tinues Sto. Simpson. ,4l hK4 uw thorlly 11 was ine KJLJ filing me, so 1 kept it up HTI and U did wondcrt for And since then I XI have been gUd topraa rTA tVN CarduL It h the best Vf woman' ionic mtaer VI i Weak women need a KV1 fliinwusrll Bad I Tka IVWV - " thousands. Ilka Mrs. Simpson, have found Z Cardul of benefit loinem. r CM Try Cardul lor ycur trou- tie. m ALL 1 pctirF 1N -,l is m ' " v ( ).,. 's ..d an, I'.i f r It r- wins'! i tc' yr."