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Denton Record-Chronicle (Newspaper) - April 16, 1917, Denton, Texas THE WEATHER RECORD 7 o'clock II o'clock 11 o'clock 12 o'clock 2 o'clock 62 Mr 72 74 78 DENTON TOMORROW'S WEATHER DENTON AND VICINITY Tonight and Tuesday VOLUME XVII DENTON TEXAS MONDAY EVENING APRIL 16 1917 NUMBER 211 Stein Block Smart Clothes are not ordinary the contrary are as fine as clothing can be made Only pure wool fabrics Styles unquestioned Come Try them on be- fore our big mirrors THE WILLIAMS STORE SPRING PHOTOGRAPHS WILL SOON BE WITH US THE SHAW STUDIO When you invest in that now Spring finery which jou have ready picked out don't forget tbat your friends have long been ing for a photograph of you and your new spring suit would a most appropriate costume Speaking Likeness by Photography A Showing Of Ladies Low Shoes Realizing that shoes were sure to advance for this Spring and knowing how hard it is to get ments we purchased an extra large assortment of Ladies shoes for this Spring and Summer Many styles to choose Almost any width you may At prices that will fit the purse We study the Shoe deal in make it our business to know Shoes This knowledge is at your service WILSON TO RECEIVE ENTENTE COMMISSION WEDNESDAY WASHINGTON April was an- today trial President Wilson would the British commission coming to discuss the conduct of the war and alion at the White House Wednesday and the French commission on the same if it has then arrived Both sets of commissioners will be formally welcomed by official delegates representing the army navy and civil departments of the government AUSTRIA BIDS FOR PEACE WITH RUSSIA PARIS April ment in Vienna declares Austria peace with Mie Russian people and thai there is now no real obstacle o this aim to a dis- patch quotes a ment by the press bureau in Vienna in which it is said that the monarchy has note of the recent decision of Russian provisional government that It does not seek foreign territory but desires a peace founded on rights of the people to dispose of selves The Austrian government he statement says Is inspired by the same CHARIEST RAMSDELL DIED IN HOLLYWOOD A telegram from Hollywood Gal to Mrs N E Kowsky early Monday ing informed her of the sudden death of Charles T Ramsdell her son-in-law and a former well known Denton citizen there at 5 o'clock Monday morning The news was a very great shock to the many friends of the here a number of whom have visited them in their home in Hollywood since their re- moval to California ten years ago The stated that Mr Ramsdell passed away at 5 o'clock from dicitis and death must have been very unexpected as the last heard from Mr and Mrs Ramsdell by Mrs Kowsky was that they had removed temporarily from home to a hotel anri wore having the home remodeled Mjs did not know Monday morning whether she would go lo fornia or nol but may go in which cose she will be accompanied by Mrs 3 C Coil Mr lived in Denton a ber of years coming here from New Hampshire He returned there later but stayed only a short time In Denton he was a postmaster under McKinley and Roosevelt for eight years from 08 on and was a charter member of the Elks lodge His father George A Hamsdell was a former governor of the slate of New Hampshire His mother survives him and in Nashua N H Mr and Mrs Ramsdeli have been back to on visits to Mrs Kowsky once or since leaving and most of their Denton friends have been guests in their home in Hollywood at different times while traveling or summering in fornia To all of these the news of Mrs Ramsdell's death was a very great row and a number of telegrams of con- dolence were sent from Tiere Monday morning GENERAL STRIKE IN BERLIN TRAVELERS IN HOLLAND REPORT LONDON April general strike commenced this morning in Berlin and riots are taking place in the German capital according to an Amsterdam dispatch to the Central News quoting travelers arriving in Holland from Germany SENATE RATTLE ON WEST FRONT ASSUMING PROPORTION OF GENERAL ENGAGEMENT ON FRONT FRENCH TAKE TRENCHES IN NATION'S SUPREME TEST NOW AT HAND WASHINGTON April war revenue which passed the House Saturday night was today approved by the Senate Finance com- and will be taken up in the ale for passage tomorrow Roosevelt's Plan Considered Col Roosevelt's plant for raising and accompanying a volunteer expedition abroad was laid before Mil- committee today ay Chairman Chamberlain at a meeting called to con- administration's selective con- scription Embargo Would Permit President to Order Embargo WASHINGTON April the administration's approval Chairman of the House committee on Commerce today introduced a war em- bargo empowering the President to forbid the export of any article at Ms discretion Turkestan Arrested TASHKEND Asiatic Russia April General Alexi govern eral of Turkestan his assistant and chief of staff have been arrested by the council of soldiers delegates eral Baroff commanding the First berian brigade and the commander of the local brigade also was arrested The officials are charged with ing Russians Bryan to Discuss Food Matter WASHINGTON April J Bry- an who paid his respects to the ident today declined to discuss cally the proposed universal service but said he would support thr call for his services he said he would make speeches ing the food situation and is now ering data along that line U S GUNBOAT INTERNED LONDON April Turkish cial report confirms the report that the American Scorpion has been interned by Turkey WASHINGTON April ment of the Scorpion has been expected here for some time and is perfectly in accord with the rule necessitating such action belligerent vessels not leaving port in the prescribed i BRAZIL SEIZES GERMAN SHIPS RIO April seizure of the interned German ships was com- I without incident Press dis- 1 patches from Santos report the arrest of three German spies near the fort j at We are organizing The Denton National Farm Loan Association If you are interested in borrowing money at 5 per cent interest come see us We will explain all features Abstract Co SPECIAL OFFERINGS OF SPRING COATS -AT- 25 Per Cent Discount Beginning today we put on sale at 25 per cent discount a special assortment of ing coat These coats incorporate all the latest style trimmed and beautifully finished Wearers of our garments will know without saying that every one is faultless in fit finish and workmanship W B Co Cotton Dethroned In the past farmers thought that cotton was the only crop that would bring ready cash and all transactions were based on cotton its prospects and its probable price This year brings changes and these changes are radical This year all credit will be based on the prospects for feed and food Cotton is a back number and the man who places all his land in cotton -is running -a grave risk of ing for the necessities of life Raise your own food and feed and then raise cotton as plus crop only If we can help let us EXCHANGE NATIONAL SAVING FIRST STEP WARD Sometimes the is re- So economy does not always BANK Established 1881 CAPITAL AND SURPLUS 1 Officers and A J NANCE Pres J R CHRISTAL J C COIT Cashier E D CURTIS Asst Cashier J H PAINE A G OWSLEY ED F BATES Do how to think you do perhaps you even consider yourself very economical To-be sure being economical is a big step toward of a fund but this alone is not enough lo make the fund an fact Many men and women are laudably economical when it comes In their own personal expenditures but what save on themselves often spend on others result in a bank account the Savings Habit There is only one method of ure to desirable end That is get the saving habit Saving is after all little more cjr less than a habit All you have to do lo get the saving habit is to go over your accounts see what money you spare and mine to put aside a certain sum each week toward your saving fund May Mean Self-Denial Savings in many cases means nial and the doing without of pleasures But it is only at first tha saving seems hard After come used to doing lle unnecessary things we never miss them and look back with chagrin upon lime when we spent money for this and that for all of this self-denial wha do we receive in The tion of a steadily growing bank count If you have never owned one you cannot know the feeling of ity and well-being that comes you have money in bank You can think without dread upon a possible of sickness you can look in the face unafraid misfortune form of loss of Is the word which de- scribes the way in which our prescription ment is conducted If there is any we do If we are in any way uncertain about prescription we do not fill it until we KNOW that it is on the western front has assumed almost the proportions of n general along the wholo line from the North Sea lo the Swiss frontier The fall of Lens is Believed to bo de- by the desire of the British to WASHINGTON April 1 call to force the Germans out but at the same ho American people an appeal for all trying to preserve the city from to join together to make the nation a unit for the preservation of its ideals changed The entente forces are and the triumph of democracy in the lc untenable ror the Germans world wnp inoi iw artillery duel In the re- war was last by gion s n indicating declares that important developments arc to be ex- resident Wilson who the supreme test of Jho nation has peeled in that sector -ome We must all speak act and serve together J Tlie concentration of their energies southeast of Hargicourt according lo the practice of rigid economy proof of an official statement also made LONDON April The British last their unselfishness and a demonstration of their efficiency arc asked for by the President who declares thai the putting of the navy on a war footing and the raising of a great army are the Simplest parts of the task ahead of the American people i The call to the farmers to push duction to the limit is stressed out food alike for the armies and the peoples now at war the whole great enterprise upon which we have embarked will break down and fall The world's food reserves are low Upon the farmers of this ry therefore in large measure rests the of the war and the fate nations I appeal to the farmers South to plant feed stuffs as well as cotton They can show their patriotism n no or mow convincing way resisting the great temptation of the present price of cotton and ng feed the nation and the peoples fighting for their liberty and our own The variety of their crops will he the visible measure of their comprehension of their national duty APPEAL INTERESTS LONDON LONDON April President Wilson's appeal to the American people receives great prominence in the evening papers this which print the It noes straight to the heart of the war says minster Gazette and will be read with appreciation by nil nations No addressed by their government to any of the countries at war combined a better to the hearts of the people with shrewd practical counsel and shown a keener eye to the fundamental questions South American Endorsement Gratifying to Administration particularly d progress northwest of Lens PARIS April French the German second lines at oml points in Alsace bringing in news of activities in a new sector The reports great numbers Gorman dead were found in tlie trenches which had been lorn up by French Prisoners and booty were brought in by the French They Trench gained so further south of tlie Oiso Heavy artillery lighting was in ress last night In the section the Champagne in the region of and and smith of Oise The shell fire was severe between Soissons aiv BERLIN April British and French yesterday lost eleven airplanes between and Verdun says day's official statement On the north side of the river Scarpe our destructive fire kept down British attacking waves Our fire caused losses to the northeast of Four hundred and seventy-five prisoners and fifteen machine guns were captured and twenty-two guns demolished by ions north of the LONDON April of the opening of the great French offensive has spread thru tho British forces like the Router pondent at the British headquarters In France TELEGRAPHIC BREVITIES Summer Wash Suits and Dresses Just In Get First Choice You'll Like Them Ladies Linen Dresses in pretty models to Ladies Gingham Sport Suits very pretty Ladies Sport Suits in white cotton Pongee Ladies House Dresses in Gingham and Percales all sizes to Big shipment of children's and ham Dresses priced to A very pretty assortment of children's wash suits sixes 2 to 8 Just arrived those Georgett Crepe Dresses Very and see Associated Prosy EL PASO April section of the international bridge gave way today when a large crowd of Mexican vants and were waiting for the bridge to open Pour Mexicans were injured The occurred on the fool bridge paralleling street crossing into Juarez RICHMOND Va April W Koner state Commissioner of h America of issued a statement today that all Ameicaf the United Stales action in taking up one fruits in Central and the German challenge to war are a source of much gratification to officials Today there remain but three la and have not ed their positions and it is believed that before end of the week they too will have responded ginia had been severely injured by frosts Saturday Sunday and Monday Apples he says wore not damaged or if WHEAT OPTIONS SOAR CHICAGO April July wheat sold at just before the close of the market today an advance of 8 cents over Saturday wheat jumped 12 to KANSAS CITY UK UN KANSAS CITY April Prices slill climb ami the end is not yet The lowing are the opening and closing tations on flie market here July September Mav Inly September Open 1.90 1.59 Onen Close 2.31 Close 1.90 en ordered dismantled during by the Secretary of the DENTON PRICES SOAR April Local markets continued their skyrocketing ances today and flour ascended from wholesale by the hundred to H is retailing at 86.25 to Wheat held steady at Corn meal is wholesale and retail Corn is up to a bushel Corn chops jumped to per hundred wholesale and retail April will be held in the Manchester Friday to invoke divine edictions on the strengthened tins be- Great Brilain United Stales Lord Mayor will attend in his capacity as a tive of tlie city NEW YORK April ing that France the day of the arrival of the French commission to the Stales to discuss co-operation in the war should be made a holiday in New York was introduced in tlie state Senate by Senator wireless stations not operated by the government have the war Failure of owners will resull in confiscation of the equipment WASHINGTON April J Bryan conferred with President Wilson today After leaving President Bryan said Inj Mail called In pur his respects and to confirm his telegraphic offer of vice lo the government in the war CHICAGO April United States irmy aviation school will be opened here in ahout Inn days for instruction of members of Hie officers reserve corps MANILA P I April lies have unloading tlie ships Damage by their crows will be repaired WASHINGTON April for the navy under pressure of the war emergency is bringing in more than men daily Officers express themselves highly pleased with the character of recruits Ready For An One of ten hears If I only had a little money I could make a fortune Why not be ready when opportunity knocks at your Plan to place in the Bank a certain per cent of your salary or business profits Then when the main chance comes along you'll be ready for it We invite you to bank with us Denton County National Bank SONS OF HERMAN LOYALTY WACO April hundred delegates to the Sons of Herman con- vention here today unanimously ed resolutions pledging their support to President Wilson and the in the war against Germany OTTOWA April the course of reading last night of an honor roll of 125 members of the Dominion Methodist church who are on active vice Sir Foster acting Premier referred to the entry of the United States into the war The war may be over in a he said may last tion for you know you have money in longer If it does the army of the p bank with which to tide over your ed Stales will be the deciding factor It will be the infusion of can men into the fray at that juncture which will bring final victory fall OU adversity A hank also adds to your independence It offers you op- for advancement which never comes to the men or women who spend every cent earned as soon as the pay envelope reaches their hands Small Soon Accumulate Perhaps you think you can spare so from your present salary that it is not worth while putting away When you are earning more money you say you will begin to save Don't deceive yourself with any such promise If you don't begin to save now you will not in the future Take a small each week from your pay en- and put it away In some savings bank When you earn more you can increase the weekly amount But a moment's elay Step Toward Success As valuable to you as the money you are saving will be the habit you are forming become addicted to the habit of saving you are taking the first step toward permanent success and you are teaching yourself the mental rule of all big successful prises No business could expect make its way if it put certain amount earnings When then should think that he can succeed business Get the saving Habit It will be of value to you all of your life Ifr can DO donat other nations engaged will be ed by then W J Armstrong Died Monday W J Armstrong of East Oak street died Monday morning at o'clock after an illness of about three months wilh Bright's He was 50 years old the past month and is survived by his wife a daughter at home Miss fie and Mrs Harlie Thompson of Halls and Newt Armstrong of Floydada Mr Armstrong has boon a resident of ton for about four years coming here from Cone Crosby county He was a native of Boll county Texas and was a member of the Church of Christ at Holland Bell county Mr Armstrong went from Bell county to Crosby ty ahout fourteen years ago The remains will be taken to land for interment but definite ar- rangements have not been decided upon pending arrival of the two children in Wust Texas Denton Trust Company The reputation of this company conservatism dependability service is being by sticking to the right kind of ideas in conduct ing its business We solicit patronage on the of good business principles and de- pendable service FARM LOANS ALVIN T M In Our National Chrisis The banks of our Country wBl play an important part ing finances of a nation is a big responsibility in time of only adds to that responsibility j This Bank Is Ready No matter what may come or what is demanded of us In dividually we will do our part as best we can As a Bank in time of war as in peace we can ABSOLUTE PROTECTION to your the non-interest bearing and unsecured deposits of this Dank are protected by the depositors guaranty fund of the State of Texas SAFETY AND SERVICE 100 fastest Ladies Just Received the Grey washable Kid nine inches ID height turn sole full Louis heel heel White washable Rid turn sole full heel nine inch pattern AA to White Ostend Cloth turn sole Louis heel aluminum heel plate white kid trimmed CO
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