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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 RECORD-CHRONICLE, TOMORROW'S WEATHER DENTON AND VICINITY. Tonight and Tuesday, sliowcrs. VOLUME XVII. DENTON, TEXAS, MONDAY EVENING, APRIL 16, 1917. NUMBER 211 Stein" Block "Smart Clothes" are not ordinary the contrary th'ey are as fine as clothing can be made. Only pure wool fabrics Perfect-fitting 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 al- ready picked out, don't forget tbat your friends have long been wait- ing for a photograph of you and, your new spring suit would raalce 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 ship- 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 stricily in make it our business to know Shoes. This knowledge is at your service. WILSON TO RECEIVE ENTENTE COMMISSION ON'WAR WEDNESDAY WASHINGTON, April was an- nounced today trial President" .Wilson would reoelve the British commission coming Jiere to discuss the conduct of the war and American-entente co-operT 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 semi-official state- ment in Vienna declares tliat Austria peace with Mie Russian' people and thai there is now no real obstacle (o this aim, accordinK to a Zurich- dis- patch. The-dispatch quotes a state- ment issued- by the semi-official press bureau in Vienna, in which it is said that the Auslri-Hungarian monarchy has tnkon note of the recent decision of Ihe Russian provisional government that It does not seek foreign territory, but desires a durable- peace founded on ihe rights of the people to dispose of them- selves. The Austrian government, (.he statement says, Is inspired by the same rlnsirn. CHARIEST, RAMSDELL DIED IN HOLLYWOOD A telegram from Hollywood, Gal., to Mrs. N. E. Kowsky early Monday morn- 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 Ramsdclls here, a number of whom have visited them in their home in Hollywood since their re- moval 'to California ten years ago. The telegram-only stated that Mr. Ramsdell passed away at 5 o'clock from appen- 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 theft1 home to a Hollyhood hotel anri wore having the home remodeled. Mjs. nKowsky did not know Monday morning whether she would go lo Cali- fornia or nol, but may go, in which cose she will be accompanied by Mrs. 3. C. Coil. Mr. Ramsde.l lived in Denton a num- 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 rqsfeles in Nashua, N. H. Mr. and Mrs. Ramsdeli have been back to Dent'on on visits to Mrs. Kowsky once or Iwice since leaving, and most of their Denton friends have been guests in their home in Hollywood at different times while traveling or summering in Cali- fornia. To all of these the news of Mrs. Ramsdell's death was a very great sor- 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 CGHITTEE RATTLE ON WEST FRONT ASSUMING PROPORTION OF GENERAL ENGAGEMENT ON 500-MILE FRONT; FRENCH TAKE TRENCHES IN ALSACE-LORRAINE NATION'S SUPREME TEST NOW AT HAND WASHINGTON, April war revenue bill, which passed the House Saturday night, was today approved by the Senate Finance com- mittee and will be taken up in the Sen- ale for passage tomorrow. Roosevelt's Plan Considered. Col. Roosevelt's plant for raising and accompanying a volunteer expedition abroad was laid before the-Senate Mil- itary committee today ay Chairman Chamberlain at a meeting called to con- si'der Ihe administration's selective con- scription bill. Embargo Bill Would Permit President to Order Embargo WASHINGTON, April the administration's approval Chairman Ada'mson of the House committee on Commerce today introduced a war em- bargo bill, empowering the President to forbid the export of any article at Ms discretion. Turkestan Otficials Arrested TASHKEND, Asiatic Russia, April General Alexi Klompatkln, govern gen- eral of Turkestan, his assistant and chief of staff, have been arrested by the council of soldiers delegates. Gen- eral Baroff, commanding the First Si- berian brigade, and the commander of the local brigade, also was arrested. The officials are charged with distribut- ing arms'to Russians. Bryan to Discuss Food Matter WASHINGTON, April J. Bry- an, who paid his respects to the Pres- ident today, declined to discuss specifi- cally the proposed universal service bill, but said he would support thr gov- ernment. Pending-a call for his services he said he would make speeches regard- ing the food situation and is now gath- ering data along that line. U. S. GUNBOAT INTERNED; LONDON, April Turkish offi- cial report confirms the report that the American gunbml 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 fqr belligerent w..'.1 vessels not leaving port in the prescribed Um3. i BRAZIL SEIZES GERMAN SHIPS. RIO JANEIR0, April seizure of the' interned German ships was com- I pleted without incident. Press dis- 1 patches, from Santos report the arrest of three German spies near the fort j at Itaipu: 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 strik- ing coat models.- These coats incorporate all the latest style attractivelly trimmed and beautifully finished. Wearers of our garments will know without saying, that every one is faultless in fit, finish and workmanship. W. B. McCltirkan 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 suffer- ing for the necessities of life. Raise, your own food and feed and then raise cotton as sur- plus crop only. If we can help let us EXCHANGE NATIONAL SAVING FIRST STEP TO- WARD SDGCESS Sometimes the siluation is re- So, economy does not always BANK (Established 1881) CAPITAL AND SURPLUS 1 Officers and Directors: A. J. NANCE, Pres.' J. R. CHRISTAL, Vice-Pres. J. C. COIT, Cashier. E. D. CURTIS, Asst. Cashier. J. H. PAINE. A. G. OWSLEY. ED F. BATES. Do you.know how to save? Undoubt- edly-you think you do; perhaps you even consider yourself very economical. To-be sure, being economical is a big step toward Ihe -establishment of a savir.g fund, but 'this alone is not enough lo make the fund an accom- plished fact. Many men and women are laudably economical when it comes In their own personal expenditures, but, what Ihey save on themselves Ihey often spend on others. result in a bank account. -Get the Savings Habit. There is only one method of proced- ure that.leads to tnls desirable end That is 4o 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 caii spare and deter- mine to put aside a certain sum each week toward your saving fund. May Mean Self-Denial. Savings in many cases means self-de- nial and the doing without of mnnj pleasures. But it is only at first tha' saving seems, hard. After come used to doing wrttiout certain'lil- lle unnecessary things, we never miss them, and look back with chagrin upon Ihe lime when we spent money thought- for this and that. for all of this self-denial, wha do we receive in return? The satisfac- tion of a steadily growing bank ac- count. If you have never owned one you cannot know the feeling of secur- ity and well-being that comes wiih 1hr knowledge'that you have money in lh fficial capacity as a representa- tive of tlie city. NEW YORK, April bill provid- ing that "France the day of the arrival of the French commission to the UnitPd Stales to discuss co-operation in the war, should be made a holiday in New York was introduced in tlie state Senate by Senator Folc.y. wireless 'stations not operated by the government have bee: the war Failure of owners will resull in confiscation of the equipment. WASHINGTON, April J. Bryan conferred with President Wilson today After leaving llio President Bryan said Inj Mail called In pur his respects and to confirm his telegraphic offer of ser- 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 aulhori- lies have commnncer; unloading tlie soizi.'d Germnn 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 door? 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 PLftDGE LOYALTY WACO, April hundred delegates to the Sons of Herman con- vention here today unanimously adopt- ed resolutions pledging their support to President Wilson and the States- 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 ser- vice, Sir -George Foster, acting Premier, referred to' the entry of the United States into the war. "The war may be over in. a he said, "and'it may last tion for you know you have money in longer. If it does the army of the Unit- p bank with which to tide over your ed Stales will be the deciding factor. It will be. the infusion of Ameri- can men into the fray at that juncture which will bring final victory, for.all LllC JJalJiV >V (fall V> llllill OU IfAKlrf TU'.n. adversity. A hank accimnt also adds to your independence. It offers you op- portunity 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 Sums- Soon Accumulate. Perhaps you think you can spare so iittie 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 begiji in the future. Take a small amount- each week from your pay en- velope and put it away In some savings bank. When you earn more you, can increase the weekly amount. But bn- a moment's elay. Step Toward Success. As valuable to you as the money you are saving will' be the habit you are forming... If-you become addicted to the habit of saving (you are taking the first step toward permanent success, and you are teaching .yourself the funda-. mental rule of all big, successful enter- prises. No business could expect to- make its way if it did-not put Tjy.a certain amount of-'its earnings. When, then should the- -individual think that he can succeed -where" business "fails? Get the saving 'Habit. It will be of value to. you all' of your life. 'Ifr can DO donat other nations engaged will be exhaust- 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 diease. He was, 50 years old the past month and is survived by his wife, a daughter at home, Miss Ef- fie, and Mrs. Harlie Thompson of Halls and Newt Armstrong of Floydada. Mr. Armstrong has boon a resident of Den- 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 coun- ty ahout fourteen years ago. The remains will be taken to Hol- 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 %von by sticking to the right kind of ideas in conduct ing its business. We solicit patronage on the liasls of good business principles and de- pendable service. FARM LOANS ALVIN HILIJBPresident. T. M. In Our National Chrisis The banks of our Country wBl play an important part. Guard- ing the7 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 offer'you ABSOLUTE PROTECTION to your funds'because "the non-interest bearing and unsecured deposits of this Dank are protected by the depositors guaranty fund of the State of Texas." 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