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Flour Mill Companies Will Make Test Case of Recent Charges Filed Alleged Short Weights at Sweetwater State Banks In ( Texas Shows a Material Gain AUCm SALE! AT . What mount to a test case re garding the constitutionality of the lUU weights and measures lw opened today In the District Court here, between the tate of Texas and the Great Wert Mill and Ele vator Company of Amanita. ' The case developed as the reault of a number of chaw brought against several milling companies of th ttate by Cam II. Murray, in pector of weights and measures, alleging ahort weights in ahiptnenta of flour to local merchant. Tb atat ia represented by W. E. Pon der, county attorney of Nolan coun ty and E. I. Hill, district attorney, and the Great Wert Mill and Ele vator Company by Judge A. J. He ner, assisted by Ellis DcuthKt, C. K. Maya, J. IL Beall, Henry Beall aad Judge C. H. Smith of Sher aoaa. Te&aa. Objections made by the county attorney to the effect that the facta tn the local casea be omitted and th constitutionality of the case paaaed upon were overruled by the court. Also the objection to the ef fect that the state law be pre eminent over the federal ruling was Dot sustained. Paul B. Sorenson, who wns call ed to the witness stand by the de fence, testified regarding the weights of the shipment of flour which was inspected and alleged to have been found wanting by inspector Murray. Mr. Sorenson testified that a num ber of the sacks were overweight and some of them under the stand ard weight. Also that when re weighed under different weather conditions that the flour showed varying weights, indicating the low or gain of moisture. E. P. Humphreys of the Great West Mill and Elevator Company of Amarillo, related the manner in which the flour was ground and prepared for shipment, but stated that he was unable to estimate the amount of the shrinkage which might result in transit, Discuwnon of the variation of the weight of commodities in changing atmospheric conditions and in tran sit continued throughout the after noon. Six large milling and elevator companie of the state had repre senutrve at the tnal. The follow ing mills were represented : W. P. BomerLBewley Mill, of Ft. Worth; E. T. rent, Kant Milling Company, Sherman; B. R. Neal, St-ndard-Tyl-ton Milling Co., of Dallas; E. K. Humphreys and R. C. Smith, Great Wert Mill and Elevator Company, of Amarillo; T. P. Duncan, Wichita Mill and Elevator Company, of Wichita Falls. Caylo D. Speck, county attorney of Taylor county, was present at the trial. Sweetwater Reporter. What Ireland needs is a coalition party. New York Evening Post. Remove the Dirt Without Removing the Family Spring cleaning time is here! For days mother in her "dust cap" has been hurry ing her army of carpet beaters and dusters. The family is "all in." Perhaps in a week or so the family will be "back to normal." So will be the dust and housecleaning has to start all over again. THESE THINGS SHOULD NOT BE! There is an easy way of cleaning house and keeping it clean. That is to equip your home with an electric vacuum cleaner! Let That Vacuum Cleaner be HOOVER THE HOOVER BEATS AS IT SWEEPS AS IT CLEANS Let U3 bring one to your home on trial. No obligation unless you want to keep it $7.50 Cash and $750 Monthly Payt for a Hoover. Austin, Trias, April 12. A re port of the State Banking: Depart ment issued today shows that the resources and liabilities of 8HM State banks decreased $1,011,081.94 hetween the State hank calls of Dec. 31, 1921, a.id Mann 1, 1922. Loans and discounts, personal or collateral, however, increased $903, 419. The State Guaranty Bank Fund itlso increased $.'i0,440.4 while real estate loans decreased $717. 000, but surplua and undivided prof its increased $406 382. Deposits showed an increase of $2,H92.216, while bills payable and rediscounts decreased $3,478,69. NOTICE OF THUSTEE S SALE THE BTATE OF TEXAS Lubbock. County. Whereas, Percy Bpence was named and appointed trustee ia a certain deed of trust si ecu ted by Georr C. Wolffarth, Lottie Wolf farth, Eaatin Wolffarth and Stella Wolffarth, on February 8, 1921, and filed for record February 8, 1921, with the County Clerk of Lubbock County, Texaa. as more ..II. 4yrtKrl and ohown bv record thereof in Volume 15, page 249 of the Deed of Trust Records of Lub bock County, Texas, describing ana conveying to said trustee 1843 acres of land in Lubbock County, Texas, being all of Surveys Nine (9) and Seventy-eight (78) in Block A. and all of purvey Fifteen (la), Block A, except that pHrt conveyed to the Croshyton South Plains Railway c.mr.Mnv f,.r rirht of wav. and thai ,.Ur . ...i. u.xt t.i the I'ik'os St North ern Texas Railway Company for right of way out or said nurvey u, paid deed of trust having been made t..m tli. niirmip of necurinir the payment of six (6) notes dated February 7, 11121, one note ror me sum of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), due March 7, 1921; one note for the sum of Fifteen Hundred ($1,600.00) Dollars, due April 7, J921; one note for the sum of Fifteen Hundred ($1,600.00) Dollars, due May 7 1921; one note for the sum of Fifteen Hundred ($1,500.00) Dollars, due June 7, 1921: ona note for the sum erf Three Thousand ($3,000 00) Dol lars, dua September 15, 1921; and one note for the sum of Three Thou sand Fourteen and 38-100 ($3,014. 36) Dollars, due October 15, 1921, with interest at the rate of eight per cent per annum from maturity until paid and ten per cent addi tional as attorney's fees if placed in the hands of an attorney for col lection, there being a balance of Three Thousand Three ($3,003.00) Dollar due and unpaid on the last two notes above described, besides interest on said two notes; and. Whereas the Citizens National Bank of Lubbock, Texas, is the holder and owner of said unpaid indebtedness of $3,003 00 and inter est thereon, and the makers there of have failed and refused to pay said unpaid balance and wholly made default in the payment tnereui ; aim. Whereas Percy Spencer named i and appointed as trustee in said deed of trust has refused to act as su h trustee, and said hank has named and appointed Neil H. Wright as substitute trustee and requested and ordered said Neil H. V. right a. aubntitute trustee to sell and convey raid land in accordance with said d.ed of trust and as required by ' Therefore. I, Neil II. Writfht, sub Ftitute trustee, will offer for sale and sell at public vendue to the highert bidder on the first Tueid;ty in May. 1922, fame being May 2, 1922, between the legal hours of t,i oVlock A. M.. and four o'clock P. M.. on said day, at the court house door in the town of Lubbock, t i.i i rniii Texas, all of Sur- veya Nine (9) and Seventy-eight (78), Block A, ana an ot ounr, r-:... jttl Rtn.-lr A. excent the amount heretofore conveyed to said railway companies, as stated above, for the purposes of right of ways, said land being mora fully describ ed in the deed of trust relerrea to abov. o Witness my Hand, this April o, 1922' NEIL II. WRIGHT. 13.7 Substitute Trustee. Misa Annie Douglass, who has leen employed by the Panhandle Cigar Company at this place for the past several month, left Sunday for her home in Littlefield. She has re signed her position nere, ana ort to the quietitud of home, away from tne carea oi a numumm w .i a i; nnrlu has made a host of friends while here who will regret very keenly to aea ner go, anu she carries with her their fodet wishes for the best of success, and aa early return to our city. Call Montgomery's Transfer, phone 453 for storafe or haultiif of an? kind. - H. P. Webb of Olton, well known locally, wa hera Friday and Satur day in in interest oi nis team, " " ha brought down to participate In th Track Meet Mr. Webb will be re membered aa harlnr taught school here several year ajo. and ha a host cf friend who ar alway glad to welcome hi visit to our city. Ha wa high In hU pr!a of th way th Meet went over ana! th entertain ment furnished by the local poopl to th visitor. W. E. LocVhart from Canyon, wa In th city FrMiy and Saturday of last weea aasuting in me msnairw ment of the Track and Field event. Mr. Ickhart I from th West Texa Normal College. The ladder ef life Is Till of splint, er. but w never resli it tint. I w bigm to slid down, keep climbing. 1 Ute kt.k is that the IMIman tar I ln.te.ent. Il usually de hsve ai WATMN rJl&VV l&JLlll in si ORE Beginning Saturday, April 22, 2:00 p. m. We Will Offer at Public Auction, to the Highest Bidder for CASH in Hand Diamonds Watches Clocks Jewelry Cut Glass Ivory Silverware China Leather Bags Manicure Rolls Fountain Pens Ever Sharp Pencils Razors Flash Lights Electrical Goods Phonographs Records Sheet Music In Fact, Everything in Our Line is Offered at AUCTION YOU SET THE PRICE Bring Your Cash and Make Your Bid Remember the Date, Saturday, April 22 Vatkks9 Jewelry Store Hocl Merrill lllock Lubbock, Texas J a bad asm.