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Wellington Leader (Newspaper) - April 23, 1914, Wellington, Texas VOLUME 5 Ceilingsworth APRIL NUMBER 38 Subscription Per Year We Reach the People Editor Boys and Win The Little Pony Dixie 500 VOTES FREE HOW is the time to enter the Pony 500 Votes Some little girl or boy will get the pretty pony that will be given away on AUGUST With every 5c cash purchase we will give 5 Have yout friends save their votes for Trade with us and have your friends trade with us to help you win the Stone Ends Given Twelve The trial oC Kacla was concluded much sooner than was The testimony was all in by noon last and argument began at about 2 and continued to the Court then took a receas until 7 the argument was resumed and was finished at The jury then retired but did not con sider case until the next and it seems not long in reaching a re porting to the Court shortly after ten oclock Saturday ing and their verdict the defendant was guilty an charg ed and his punishraeat fixed at twelve years in the During the closing hours of trial and throughout the argu ment the Qoiiiiri House crowded its seating many people We leara the jury in thia case baa been summoned to ap pear again doubtless w be questioned on some point alleged by the attorneys of the defendant in application for a new Vera Cruz Is April The American flag tonight Mies over Vera Four Americans were killed and twenty wounded when a detachment of blue jackets and marines from the American fleet aeissed the cus toms raised the American flag and skirmished with the Mexican Desultory firing was in pro gress late accord ing to a dispatch from Rear Admiral Fletcher received at Q At tirat the garrison had appear to be Ameri can Consul Canada reported this to the State Department at 5 but when the American forces reached the customs the Mexicans opened with dftejpd artillery Prairie tm mediately began shelling the eSdcaji slowly driv idg them The Mexicans fought from house tops along the President Huerta has been I making every effort to safeguard this and had cjiven Nelson who has been Sn declining health for sevaral died at her borne east of town on Funeral services were conduct ed at the and the body was placed to rest in the new cemetary in the presence of a gathering of sorrowing friends The Leader in com in on with the other numerous friends of the family the deepest sympathy to the bereaved oved April More thjin i00 Mexicans killed at iVera Cruz today were in the j fighting followed the laud OFFICE TAKEN The American forces have taken possession of the cable office and hold the American Consulate and the part of the city in the vicinity of the HUKHTA EXPKCTKD AKMS Information that President Huerta was counting on receiv ing from the steamer Ypiringof the HamburgAmerican due to arrive a big consign ment of rifles and was responsible for the occupation of tho custom house some what earlier than might otherwise boon the Ypiranaga is outside the Slso has on among other POO and nit and 200 mac no Whenever any discover a new which physicians we immediately have it in our drug Science is daily revealing new We keep right up to the minute in our When you need medicines or articles lor your come straight to us for them what we sell you will be the very highest quality Come to OUR Drug THE HARDYONEiL DRUG CO Texas Graduation Exercises Friday The school graduation exer cises will take place Friday April at the Method ist There are s j x students in the class that finish the work this as follows Carrie Erancis Alma Ethel Eula Gray Martha Clay Mattie Lois and Ralph The program for the exercises is as follows Greeting Class Boyett Piano SoloMiss Mcllhaney Salutatory Ethel Alexander Womans Influence in the Pres ent Martha Clay Wells Royal Class Gray Andersbn Piano Edwards Class Carrie Francis Somerville ValedictorvMattie Lois Gray Class Secretary of Class By Cla Conferring ot Diplomas Cupid at A play under the above capt ion is to be given by the Senior Class of the Wellington High School on Wednesday evening April at the Gem Program will begin Proceeds go to aid in ing a labratory for Bowman to Preach mencement Com orders that be unloaded irn 1 placed on a i train drawn by two locomotives and to of United States sailors and The beginning of the com mencement exercises of the Wellington High School will be Sunday when Bow man will preach the commence ment sermon at the Methodist church at 11 Another special feature for the occasion will be a by Miss Cross of On account of these exercises we are authorized to annouce that there will bo no church at purchas the new school Admission Hodges Case to be The case against Hodges on a charge of aggravated as in which a jury in the County Court assessed a fine of has been reversed by the Court of Criminal Appeals and remanded for a new Grand Jury grand jury adjourned for the session on Tuesday of this From all indications they were aggress ive in their efforts to ferret out violators of the having 155 witnesses to appear In the conclusion of their work thev reported that they had returnrd twentyeight in four fellonies and twentyfour ma ion rt1 I accordingto atl Baptist church Box Supper at The and at Quail have a big Box Supper scheduled for Friday night May Everybody is invited to attend and the ladies are urged to bring nice well filled boxes and the men the wherewithall to buy at the cable otlict i Sunday services at ut regular For A good work or buggy weight about HOC See Bert WE SAVE YOU MONEY Buy Packard Oxfords where you can save Following prices will convince itrrj Packard Oxfords or Shoes Wt have made considerable change in our shoe department by cutting out the Packard and replacing with a Ipft better suited to our hence the above in Bar and Vee 6uff Link Bir0ttes SStti K
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