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FORD GAINS LAURELS
A "SPOOK"
Phantom on Mexico Road
Won't Get Out of the
"Lizzies" Wav.
; OUTRUNS
THE DAILY JIISSOCRIAX, SUXHAY 3IOBMSG, AUODST 27, 1916
more than three and one-half miles
out of the city limits. Imagine your
self speeding down a smooth road
More than thirty miles of the 'distance j afternoon to visit her mother, Mrs. L.
had been covered without a distress I X- Dinkle.
signal from the Henry T.
At a cer-
some night with almost every cylinder tain place in the road a little over
of the "Jitney" doin' its dad-burndest three miles out of Columbia the driv-
to get you home, and think of some
ghastly object coming across your
path. It's enough to cause the throb
bing motor to lose its ambition-
But this particular "Lizzio" couldn't
see it that way. The driver, upon sight
j of the phantom-like spectacle applied
The latest laurels won by the Ford ' tlle as Product and "Lizzie" out-dis-came
only a week or two ago when tanced the "spook" by several leagues,
a particular "Tin Uzzie" owned by ,' This is Ilmv il a11 happened:
a certain public service driver in Co- I Two young men were motoring to
lumbia outran a ghost. Yes, the boys ' Columbia from the Mexico fair. It
about town who know the particulars was dark. The sky was clear and the
of the case say that it was a sure- night was still as death save the
enough "spook" and it was seen no , throbbing beat of the struggling Ford.
Arthur's Variety Store
Toilet Soap, 2 for
Bath Towels - -Face
Cloths, 2 for
Coat Hangers
.Skirt Hangers -
- 5c to 10c
10c to 25c
5c and 10c
5c and 10c
5c and 10c
Enamelware, Glassware and Chinaware
at right prices.
Dolls
lc to $1
We Strive to do The Impossible
Please Everybody.
N. W. Corner
10th and Broadway
The Secret ol the popularity ol this range
lies in the fact that it hums gas in the hot, stifling
summer, and coal or coke in the bleak, cold winter.
When you examine it you will understand why it
will do this, using the same oven. With many
ranges this is still an experiment, but with the
Round Oak 3-Fuel it is an accomplishment.
9 With this range, if desired, both coal and gas can
be used at the same time. When you shut off the
gas you automatically close the intake of air under
the oven, which assures the uniform baking oven for
coal. This same improvement also guarantees there
can be no explosion in this range in using gas.
Let us show you this range and explain its many
good points.
cr checked the advance; "Lizzie" gave
out a cough and stopped dead still.
Just ahead in the road the two occu
pants of the car beheld a white ob
ject moving about.
One of the young men felt that an
investigation was necessary and he
climbed from his seat and advanced
toward the "spook" with a hope of
eliminating whatever it was that stood
in the path of the journey homeward.
The white object receded for a dis
tance but finally refused to retreat
farther. Right here the investigation
ceased, the young man decidad that
if there was anything in the ghost
theory this was sufficient proof. Ru
mors have it that just at this stage
of the excitement the young man look
ed about and saw the .ghost advancing
and in no scteonds flat he was again j
seated in the clucking Ford. j5
Then "Lizzie" came to the rescue.
The driver released the brakes opened
the throttle and there was another
burst of specfd which left the phantom-like
object far in the rear and
which brought the occupants of the
car safely to town. When Broadway
was reached and the car brought to
a standstill the two young men ex
changed ghastly glances-
"Never again," said the driver.
"You tell it Carty." said the other.
The two related their experiences
to the boys about town and the fol
lowing Sunday two or three automo
bile loads of Ghost seekers motored
to the scene arid a-gain the phantom
appeared. This time, however, all
fears were forever allayed when it was
found that the object of fear was noth
ing more than two white dogs that
had been hunting in that section of
the woods.
C. O. Purdy went to Centralia yes
terday afternoon to preach at the
Christian church.
Mrs. Milliard Berry, who was here
shopping returned to Switzler yester
day afternoon.
D. J. Savage, who has been here on
business, returned to Mexico yester
day afternoon.
went to Browns btatlon yesterday af- after visitinsr Mr. ,i v, t " '
ternoon to visit her father, John Wise, iel, 1113 Paris road. '
Mr. and Mrs- Benton, who have been A. M. Biggerstaff, a student i ..
here on business, returned to Halls-' University who attended the Sunun
ville yesterday afternoon. Session, left for Plattsbun and c!? t
Mrs. AV. H. Reed and children went i Joseph yesterday afternoon. He tn
IU Iltllia,,.- JVH-.M-J lt..UUl iu
visit her mother, Mrs. Ella Lanham.
Miss Rachel Lanham. 12 South Sixth
street, went to Hallsville .yesterday
afternoon to vist her parents.
H. B. Babb of St. Louis, who has
been visiting Jerry Babb here, re
turned home yesterday afternoon.
Shannon Rodman and Mrs. A. Hu
len, who have been here attending the
funeral of Mrs. W. H. Denton, return
ed to Hallsville yesterday afternoon.
Miss Jeannie Wise, 713 Lyons street.
Mrs. F. A. Welden. L-2C 1-2 Lynn
street, went to Brookfield, Mo., yes
terday afternoon on a visit.
Mr. A. G. Johnson, who has been
here on business, returned to Centra-
1 Ha yesterday afternoon,
j Miss Hazel Daniel returned to her
home in Centralia yesterday afternoon
return in time for school.
Mrs. R. E. Daniel. 1113 ParIs
went to Centralia yesterday afternoon
I ford. Craw" ;
j Mr. T. C. Mclntire. Mrs. v C jfc
1 Intire. and Miss B. Mclntire, who'hw."
"uu incuuiMK mis mnerai of Mrs W
H. Denton, returned to Kansas Cirr
yesterday afternoon.
C. E. McCee, local agent for the
Wells Fargo Express went to te,jC()
yesterday afternoon for a few days.
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COLUMBIA NOTES
Tinr Rrwc Box Calf' ('un
T Ol OOyS Metal Calf, Velour
Calf, etc. Strong oak soles. Seams
well stayed. Built to stay with the
strenuous boy. $2.00, $2.50, $3 to $3.50
School Shoes
CTART the Boys and Girls in
School this Fall with good,
comfortable and durable School
shoesour Kind of SchoolShoes!
Remember, please, that when
you bring the Children here for
School Shoes you take no risk
we take it all.
TJYv. t-1c Box CaIf Pa,ent
ror jrins coit, v,a, gud
Metal Calf, Button or Lace. Good
looking, comfortable and durable school
shoes. $1.50, $2.00, $2.50 to $3.00.
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We guarantee our School Shoes to do a full measure of duty. We fit every foot
that comes to us with a Shoe of just the right size and width We're experts in
fitting Children's feet correctly.
FANCY HOSIERY
Watch Our
Windows
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800
Broadway
B. B. Crockett returned to Browns
Station yesterday afternoon.
Mrs. Paul Hourigan 1.1 South Sixth
sireei, weni 10 Kansas city city yes
terday afternoon for a visit.
Miss Goldie Dinkle, 13 South Sixth
street, went to Kansas City yesterday ,E;m , IIIIIIIIIIIII1IIIII1IIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIHIIHIUHP
YES, WE DO REPAIRING
j Gentlemen: lHIF
The early Fall Models !1iBHB
of the famous JJ1wSB
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are ready.
If you want to see the
authoritativelfashions
o in a multitude of rich
c fabrics, this is your
opportunity.
A. B. GAS RANGES
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