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Hill View Times (Newspaper) - September 23, 1926, Kerrville, Texas nt lulling for Kerrville and Pushing for Kerrville 365 Days Every Year Hill fie punter Point News Knnhllslud October 20 cil to Inn 7 mail Get the Habit Read Hill View Times Be a Booster for the Heart of the Hills KERRVILLE TEXAS THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 23 1926 IGN IN DEFENSE OF DEFENDS KERRVILLE AGAINST ALLEGED MIS REPRESENTATIONS BY PRIEST One of the most sensational sermons ever preached in was delivered at the Baptist Church Sunday night when Rev R W Merrill discoursed to a crowded house on the subject of The preacher eloquently defended truth and denounced lying He pointed out that is of God and error is of the devil beyond the generalities in preachers are wont to indulge Dr Merrill made present day appli of his text by calling atten tion to an instance in which h pointed out that the truth had been disregarded by a local priest He literature which he saic bears internal of having been widely circulated over the whole United States from California to York with the exception of that part which is represented by Texat and adjoining States In quotations from this literature read by Dr Mer rill there are statements of condi tions which if they exist here not be such as would induce anyone to want to move to this sec tion i L Dr Merrill denied that he was an attack on anybody but claims to be defending his home town against false statements made against ft He says he did not rush into this without due consideration but that documents have been in his pos for about three months Says No Bibles Asked For Dr Merrill pointed out that in the appeals of the Guadalupe Guild for gifts he had found no place where Wiey had asked for Bibles They ask for money for books crucifixes can dles clothing but never for Bibles Pn Merrill he had that day Bible to a Mexican girl and that with others made frequent t distributions of charity to both white and Mexican people but that he had found where either Bibles or any articles of value had been dis free by Mr Kemper to Verify Statements Dr Merrill asked that a committee be appointed from the audience to his quotations and give an ex it act statement to the press This was and a committee ef those pres who were not members of the Baptist congregation at Kerrville ex the literature and prepared a nent r Following is a report of the com REPORT OF COMMITTEE We the undersigned having been VV appointed for the purpose of making a true statement to the press declare he following to be facts were present at the Baptist Kerrville Texas Sunday September 19 at which the pastor R W Merrill de a sermon before a large au on the subject The Value of He read from the Bible a Of 15 Prov Thes and other Scrip He declared that since the of our first parents in tHe Gar of Eden the tendency of our nature has been to lie to mis represent to deceive to keep back of the price to take advantage to steal to etc it requires the fear and love God in our hearts to deliver us this fatal sin All ate deception are of the devil er further comments on Gods i of truth and Gods estimate Mr Merrill further he would give some particulars Which principle of devotion to seems to have been gravely vio then produced and read a letter Kerrville Month of Our 1926 and signed Father and displayed Other literature which he said evidence of having been widely in the west north and but not in the sections of the States near this place It was to him from New York with a stating This fell ftp hands of a It addressed to the pastor of the Church probably because the are attacked by name in the if re literature refers to the ffif this section of Texas as A of which is de ae a multitudinous and confus of obstinate and to a cause or ods in your mad battle against Ca Moreover you capitalize every pp for ensnaring the defense less Brownies Your public school is attacked It is said to be flagrantly misused as a dishonest and powerful weapon against Mr Kemper Your preachers are said to be ren that is false The Mexican population is described as innumerable povertystricken slaving the victims of racial hatred You are accused of kidnapping stealing and carrying off in a man ner worse than the Herodian baby Mr Kemper claims to do all this business covering a territory larger than the State of Delaware square miles population building churches and mission schools for the Mexicans without one cent of salary people and mightj little gratitude Mr Merrill address with this summary In all this I charge that Mr Kem per has slandered Mr Kemper has slandered the Mexican people by representing them as being in poverty and slaving slandered the business men by implying that they are re sponsible for this inhuman treatment has slandered the preachers by charging them with dishonesty and was given to the misleading ganda Respectfully submitted at Kerr ville Texas this 21st day of Sep tember A D 1926 C R EDDINS P K HAWKINS T A DUDERSTADT OTHO A MORRIS TEMPLE SHRINE BAND VISITS HOSPITAL NO 93 SCHREINER INSTI TUTE OPENS FOR FOURTH SESSION kidnapping has slandered the public PONTIAC NONSTOP RUN FROM AMARILLO TO COR PUS MAKES THIRD ATTEMPT school by charging its management with using it as a flagrant and dis honest weapon against him has slandered out entire country by representing us as a wil derness of bigots exercising dishon est methods and racial hatred toward our Mexican population and toward the Roman Catholics charge that this entire volume of false representation and bitter hatred in Mr Kempers far Flung statements is plainly for the purpose of securing money and other articles of value He thus is charge able with using the United States Mails to obtain money under false representations I am reliably informed hat he has never made free distribu tion to the Mexican people anything whatever of value but that he sells hese things to them Mr Merrill stated that in all this he was not making an attack upon anyone but that he was replying to an attack made by Mr Kemper and to misrepresentations which He had made against the community He also disclaimed any opposition to Mr tempers office his religion or his activities simply stating hat in the carrying on of his activ ties ho ought not to misrepresent the SCHREINER BANK IN acts At the close of the sermon at thu of Mr Merrill and with the consent of certain deacons of his The fourth year of Schreiner Insti tute opened with a good start Wed with exercises in the directed by President J J Delaney and participated in by the local min and other notables Dr Fred erick D Jones Rector of the Epis copal Church and principal of Sco field School for Girls read a scrip ture lesson from the first chapter of Job Addresses were made by R W Merrill representing the Baptist Church C E Wheat Methodist Frederick W Jones Episcopal W P Dickey pastor of the Presbyterian Church sent his regrets and a brief message to be read by Prof Carmack The principal address of the hour was given by Dr S E Thompson dent of the Kerrville Rotary Club Dr Delaney then introduced the new teachers after which the serious business of the school year began The first day was given over largely to enrollment classification and as is necessary in any school President Delaney announced that the enrollment this year an increase of approximately 25 per cent j over that of last year The attend ance at the opening exercises verified that statement as there was a larger attendance of students than on the similar occasion in 1925 The attend ance of visitors however had in creased proportionately However it is likely that the difference in this respect was more than compensated by the increased number at the foot ball game in the afternoon This opening game of the season was played on Schreiner Field between the Schreiner Mountaineers and the Infantry Sunday afternoon from 3 to ij oclock the patients at U S Veterans Hospital No 93 were treated to a concert by the Shrine Band from Al zafar Temple San Antonio About 35 members of the band were present and they gave a most excellent treat to the sick boys in the way of band music After the concert the visitors were served a luncheon by the Gavel Club There were a number of Masons and Shriners accompanying the band as well as quite a representative attend ance on the part of the fraternity at Kerrville LOWRANCE FOR CONSTABLE REVIVAL MEETING IN PROGRESS AT METH ODIST CHURCH HERE A revival meeting is now in prog ress at the Methodist Church famil known as the Little Church on the Double Square Rev W L Barr pastor of the First Meth odist Church ofCorpus Christi is do ing the preaching and his sermon are being received with much com on the part of those wh hear him The singing is being made a fea ture in the meeting and is in charge of the local church choir Pastor C E Wheat is busy smilingly inviting everybody to attend the services He declares that this is a communit meeting In the proper column this week ap pears the announcement of B B Low ranee for Constable of Precinct No 1 The voters of this precinct will scarce ly be able to find a more and worthy candidate for this office Mr Lowrance had the misfortune t be born outside of Texas but he rem that by moving to this Stat from Mississippi at the age of eigh years and he has been a citizen o Kerr County continuously since 1887 He has lived a quiet orderly life in our midst has educated his three chil dren in our public school two them being in school at this ha served two terms as Alderman of the City of Kerrville and has been a use ful citizen in every way His lo residence here has familiarized hin with the conditions and needs of this precinct and his extensive acquaint ance and his many friends will serve to make his administration of the af fairs of the office to which he as pires successful in every way MISS NOONAN TO CONDUCT KINDERGARTEN IN CITY Brady Sentinel Sept 16 The driver of the finally made his way through Brady Monday on a nonstop drive from Amarillo to Cor pus after two former attempts On Wednesday of last week the driver a Rico started out and was forced to return after covering a good distance on ac count of car trouble Again Satur day at Eden his car collided with an other in which several people were riding almost demolishing the latter car and painfully injuring the pants who had to be carried to a his pital at Ballinger for treatment and doing some injury to his car and sus bruises to himself Tuesday was his third attempt and a party of Brady people who went out a fAv miles to meet him and escort him through the city were soon lost in the dust of the Pontiac which made its way through the city at a speed said by those who took observation to be at a of miles per hour STALLS MARBLE FRONT Announcement has been made by Miss Jo Noonan that she will conduct a kindergarten in Kerrville this win ter under the most modern plans and methods The plan has the approval of the Kerrville Public School system coordinated with the School curriculum although the kindergarten will be a private in and entirely separate from the Public school Miss Noonan has spent the past two years in the University of Texas majoring in education and has had one year of special primary work She holds a first class State certifi cate for four years For the present the kindergarten will be held at the home of Mr and Mrs T E Noonan on Palmer Street in the Lowry Addi tion Parents having children they desire to enroll are requested to see Miss Noonan at that address or drop her a note Box 41 Kerrville OAK PARK COMMUNITY HOUSE church this committee was appointed to verify the statements made by Mr Merrill by comparison with the docu ments from which his statements were quoted and to prepare a state ment for the press This committee was selected from men who were present but who weve not members of Mr Merrills church having heard aim Having examined the letter signed by Mr Kemper and the literature accompanying it and the notes from which Mr Merrill preached his sermon are prepared to state that in every instance the quo tations made by Mr Merrill were ex act His statements were not over drawn There is much of a similar character in the propaganda put out by Mr Kemper that was not referred to by Mr Merrill It is the sense of this committee hat Mr Kemper has thus spread false and misleading literature against section of the HiU Country and that in fairness The old stone foundation work has been removed from the Chas Schrein er Bank Building and is being re placed by polished gray granite The new stone matches well with the work of the superstructure making the building on the corner of Water and Karl Garrett Streets one of the most beautiful in the city an Mr and Mrs T K the marriage of their daugh ter Helena Anna to Mr Lloyd R Lovelace September 4 1926 The wedding occured at the Methodist Church in San Antonio the pastor of the church officiating The happy couple have established their home at 1408 Broadway where they will be at home to their many friends The Times joins their many friends in extending congratulations and good wishes Mr and Mrs L R to faw i own their guests the iS Many people of Kerrville do not know that there is a Community of about families in Oak Park a suburb of Kerrville which has no place for public meetings of any kind These citizens have felt the need of a house in which to hold meetings of general interest and especially the need of a place in which to conduct a Sunday School for the many chil dren who cannot attend the schools in town Several members of the Kerrville churches have worked diligently for over a year to carry on a Sunday School The children and families of Oak Park have responded finely but having to meet in back rooms of store buildings or in some private home changing from place to place they had hard and discouraging work Recently Dr Wm Secor and Mr Wm Council have deeded a lot for the purpose of a Sunday School and church building and the workers the Kerrville churches are ing to help them put up a building which will serve as Sunday School and community meeting place We feel sure that the needs of this community and their eagerness for this needed improvement shown by their response to what has been done and by the contribution which they are making to realize it will lead the people of Kerrville to con tribute liberally to this cause when the opportunity is offered them THE PASTORS O CHRISTIAN CHURCH THANKS NOONAN of thanks was extended to T E Noonan by the congregation of the Christian Church last Sunday morning for the and donat ing to church of a beautiful pic ture This picture covers the entire wall over the baptistry at the back of the pulpit and represents a river scene with purple out Jj j TJ 11 INSTITUTE TAKE PRACTICE GAME The first game of the football sea son Wednesday afternoon resulted in an easy victory for the In squad over the Infantry team on Schreiner Field The Mountaineers have been busy for two weeks and were eager to win the first game on their home field The soldiers made a weak stand from the beginning and the first touchdown was made by Bab Townsend for the Mountaineers in the second quarter Final score was 320 in favor of the Institute A good crowd assembled to witness the game filling the bleachers Cars were parked all around the field Tin student body of course turned out to a man The next game will be played on Schreiner Field Saturday when tho Mountaineers will meet the squad from Victoria Junior College K S WHITE POPULAR IN OLD HOME TOWN That the estimate of Kelley S White candidate for Tax Assessor of Kerr County is still held in high es teem in his old home in the Plains Country is evidenced by the fact that The Crosbyton Review last week re article of the prS vious week in which we quoted from the Review of some years ago an ar ticle very commendatory of Mr White At that time Kelley was em ployed on the staff of the Review He had just previously been with the Sweetwater Daily Reporter He has since held a similar position on the Times All three of these papers are still enthusiastically supporters of Kelley S White Which would seem o be a pretty good recommendation Tor a candidate WOLVES ARE KILLING NUMEROUS SHEEP IN WEST VERDE REGION Bandera New Era Sept 16 Charlie tritsch was in town Saturday and said wolves were doing a great deal of damage on the West Verde He las lost about 20 sheep and goats a very short time and others losses An effort is to be made to late the wolves which are supposed o be two or three old lobos or tim ber wolves which have drifted into hat section New Continued Story By Harold MacGrath Begins in This Issue of The Times vIt has been some time since we lave printed a serial story in the iines With this issue we print tlu irst installment of a gripping story that prince of writers Harold Mac We will include a generous installment in every issue until the tory ends It is better to get the tory in weekly installments than if ou had the entire book for then you vould be so interested that you would other things until you finished t The thrill of anticipation may he ours now for several weeks Turn o page two and start the story VOLUME 29 HUNTING WILL BE GOOD HERE WITH GAME PLENTIFUL The open hunting season on doves was ushered in September 1 with one of the most plentiful crops of that feathered creature which this section has had for several years Hunters have been taking advantage of this and the crack of the 410 is heard in the land many bringing in their bag limit the first day Business has been good at the ammunition stores as some have scattered enough shot to sow an acre of ground and not brought in rany doves at that But the game abounds and the man who coordinates the angle of the barrel and the pressure on the trigger the flight of the bird comes in with a full sack Squirrels also are plentiful this season Some prefer to shoot doves others would rather hunt squirrels and many like to alternate Then there is the mighty Nimrod who cannot be bothered with anything smaller than a deer or a turkey To such there is a season of waiting until the of November when the deer and turkey season opens Old inhabitants are forecasting an fine season for deer and tur key this year There has been plenty of rain and the range has been good so that there ought not only to be plenty of game but it should be in prime condition Business conditions have been good this year also and it is anticipated that more than the usual number of sportsmen from er sections will come to the Hill Country for the winter hunt They ivill probably come early too and those who do will undoubtedly be well repaid for their time and trouble We expect to set apart space for the hunting news this season and will be glad to receive and print stories and pictures of your success ul hunting trips ANTHRAX TINE PLACED OVER PART OF LLANO CO Burnet Bulletin The Live Stock Sanitary Commission of Texas has laced a quarantine upon portions of Llano County for Anthrax a con and infectious disease of live The is placed rom where the Road intersects the south city limits Df the town of Llano thence in a northeasterly direction along said ity limits to the point where city lim ts cross the Llano River then in an asterly direction along said river to he point where the Llano River he County line thence along the County ine to the corner of lano County thence in a westerly di along the south Llano line to he point where the south Llano line is intersected by the Road to the lace of beginning The quarantine is against all cattle orses mules asses sheep goats and pgs It is said to be a very deadly among live stock and is easily from one herd to nn ther A CORRECTION An error crept into our announce last week when we stated that ic Reservation School had moved to We should have said the unset school We understand that le Reservation School is conducting ts sessions at the same school s last year HEIMANN SELLS GRO CERY TO L F BROWN mod in TJ 11 0 u well worth John Jr has sold his cash grocery business on Clay Street to L F Brown of Center Point and the transfer will take place early in Oc tober We understand that Mr Brown the new owner is an experi and capable merchant and will continue the business at the same lo Mr Heimann has not an his future plans but will re main in Kerrville MAYER WINS CADDY GOLF TOURNAMENT A golf tournament for caddies staged at the Country Club Course Saturday morning and was partici pated in by six caddies An course was played resulting in a vic tory on the part of Raymond Mayer with Frank Giron taking second place Mayer with a handicap of 100 shot the course in 92 winning first prize Garons handicap being 90 and his play for the double round be ing 84 brought him in as second prize winner The prizes were two beautiful offered by the dub Other iu the were Real Estate Transfers K H Prescott and Hal Peterson to J H Jones lat 18 and part of lot ID block 1 Hillcrest Addition to Kerr ville J M Hatch and wife to H P Hyde and wife 640 acres out of Survey 1022 252 acres out of Survey 1024 42 acres out of Survey 1554 74 acres out of Survey 1647 320 acres out of Sur vey 1648 K S White has purchased the Mill get Lunch Counter formerly conduct ed on Earl Garrett and will continue the business at the old stand We are glad to see Kelley locate in He was formerly of the and every a warm ia bjs
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