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Abilene Morning Reporter News (Newspaper) - May 8, 1927, Abilene, Texas Sunday Morning. May 8. 1927.THE • 1 ' " MtKWIKG RPFORTER-NEWS PAGE TWELVE Thousands Witness Street Parade Concluding Observance Of Child Health Day and Boys’ Loyalty Day Led by Police Chief Dodson, Mayor Hayden and the (Ity commissioners, Superintendent R* H. Green and principals ot ?he public schools one of the most interesting street parades ever staged in Abilene passed through the downtown section late Friday when the Boys Loyalty Day and Child Health Day parades were merged. The boys led the cavalcade. There were more than 1,000 boys in the parade, all below 13 years of age. As they reached Third and Pine streets Mayor John Brewer and his staff, elected last Tuesday by the boys of the city to take charge Thursday of the city’s affairs, distributed free matinee tickets given by the Majestic theatre. At Saturday morning's free show for the fids 7S3 attended, it was stated by Manager Howard Federer. All Sorts of Pets. Having been told to bring their pets along the spectators, who solidly lined the streets from the court house to Federal park, saw dogs of all sizes, colors and kind. They saw burros, one being particularly balky with three boys on .ais I back. There was a guinea pig. sev-! oral goats, an owl, two bantam I roosters, n rabbit and —-one cat, beld tightly by its owner as four i husky canines trotted around him. The second section of the parade which was concluded with the (Health Day pageant at Federal park, was that celebrating tho Child Health Day. All schools had ' floats, as did McMurry college. EXTRA SPECIAL Final Sale ALL — GREY KID SHOES at S3.95 Pair MONDAY ONLY—NO APPROVALS PERRY SHOE CO. Each school's float bore its own entries in tho pageant cast. Each had an episode of the pageant, which were as follows:    No. I — King Health, and sunbeams, Lamar J school; Queen Sleep and her fairies. College Heights; Rain and raindrops, Central Ward. No. The Clean Way, Alta Vista school. , No. 3 The Milky Way, Valley View school. No. 4—The Leafy Way, Travis school. No. 5—The Texas Way, St. Joseph’s academy. The first float In the health parade was pleading for a high school gymnasium. A football player, basketball girl and others representing physical education's advantages wore aboard, urged. "Give the girls a chance for I Day and Child Health Day the physical education.”    board of city commissioners passed Pretty Floats.    j<m various routine matters at Fri- The Taylor county antl-tubercu-j day’s weekly meeting, losls association was represented j Applications to operate rooming by an entry bringing to life the houses were granted to Omnia Cole-famous Red Cross crusade poster. J man. South First street, and Min-Mrs. Arthur Harker, astride ainie Sowell, Fourth and Chestnut, spirited polo pony, was the mount- A motion was passed referring cd crusader. She was escorted by the matter of purchasing new mo-two Boy Scouts, as footmen.    torcycles for the traffic squad to Another Interesting float was Commissioner Fergerson. Matters KEPT BUSY SY ROUTINE WORK Weekly Session Cut Chort That Members Might Ride In Parade. In a session cut to one hour that members of the board might accept an invitation to lead the joint A placard I parade celebrating Boys* Loyalty that of the Taylor County Red Cross Chapter, featuring its work amlong children of pre-school age in the Free Dispensary. Davis Scarborough was the physician and Elizabeth Faucett the nurse in charge. Mayor T. E. Hayden opened the pageant at the conclusion of the parade. One of the largest crowds gathered downtown In months was at-j tracted by these spectacles. The entire city motorcycle squad was kept busy handling traffic, more than 120 automobile having passed the Third and Pine street Intersection in the four minutes before the parade reached that point. Two Are Arraigned Here On Prohibition Charges Floyd Calvert was arraigned In Justice P. B. Ford's court Saturday morning on a charge of possession of liquor, and transportation of liquor. Bond was fixed at $750 in j each case. Calvert was arrested j by the police and sheriff’s depart-| ments Friday afternoon. Officers stated that ahout 40 gallons of ; liquor was taken from the car that I Calvert was driving. Dennis Laurence, negro, was arrested in another raid made by officers. Bond was fixed at $750, upon examining trial In Justice | Lambeth’e court on a charge of possesion of liquor for the purpose of sale. *30.000®? in cash prizes Find Six Keys to tho Popularity of Coca-Cola »    jMI unanimous/ The choice of Good Taste The taste you*can't resist, bringing that delight-* ful after sense of refreshment. Not from the fruit.of one vine or tree but a perfect blend with a charm, a taste all its own. f SEE HOW SIMPLE THIS CONTEST IS. TUR UHM KFY, -T ASTE," IS ILLUSTRATED AND PRESENTED ABOVE Full details about this great contest are announced in The Saturday Evening Post, May 7; Literary Digest, May 14; Liberty, May 14; Collier’s Weekly, May 21; Life, May 5. Just to show you how simple and interesting this contest is to be, the first key, “taste,” is pointed out — in the Coca-Cola story above. Watch for Coca-Cola advertising and you’ll easily find all “six keys”—six outstanding reasons why everybody likes Coca- Cola. The “six keys” will be illustrated and presented in Coca-Cola advertising between the first week in May and the middle of August.* * <*- *. • • .**■»    4 I* or the correct naming of the “six keys” and the best answers to two simple questions, 635 cash prizes totaling $30,000 will be awarded by The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, Ga. The first prize will be $10,000. Contest closes August 25,1927. Visit our plant and we’ll be glad to give you further information about the contest. of purchasing needed Intersection stop signals for the residential thoroughfares was also referred to him. He will report back to the commission. Mayor Hayden Instructed heads j of departments to compile a list of stationary that will be needed during this term. He urged them to be economical, yet liberal enough to provide for their needs. An easement contract with the Gulf Refining company was ordered approved and signed by the mayor. Ordinances levying assessments for paving of Mesquite street from North First to North Eighth streets and Ross avenue from South Seventh to South Eighth were passed on first and second readings. Ronds Approved Bonds of the following were approved:    L.    A.    Grimes,    water    super intendent, $1,000, by American I Surety Co.; Henry Darden, $1,000,1 American Surety Co.; W. A. Riney, city engineer, $1,000, American Surety Co.: Mi«s Lillian Bates, city secretary, $5.OOO, American Surety Co.; T. lf. Willis, plumbing inspector, $1,000, Massachusetts Bonding and Insurance Co.; W. W. Holla-worth, building inspector. National Surety Co.; Lee R. York, corporation judge, National Surety Co.; W. M. King, policeman, Massachusetts Bonding and Insurance Co.; Alvin L. Barnes, wiring inspector, Massachusetts Bonding and Insurance Co.; A. II. Balch, tax assessor and collector. $20,000, T. C. Campbell, Henry James and W. It. Keehle sureties; Henry DeBusk, corporation counsel. S. R. Johnson, whose bld of $1,098 was lowest of three received, will be given tho contract for putting in concrete drives, walks, curbs and gutters at the new sub fire stations. Eleventh and Meander, and Sixteenth and Orange streets. Anderson ( layton To Take Over Two . Cotton Oil Mills Cotton oil mills In Winters and Ballinger, which have done business for many years, are to be taken over June I by the Anderson t'bvton Company, with head offices in Houston, it is learned here. This company has recently purchased large cotton oil milling properties in San Angelo and Is finishing a new mill in Lockney. Its largest West Texas project Is the $500,000 Abilene mill, recently put Into operation. The local mill operates as the Abilene Cotton Oil Company, with J. Campbell Jones general managers of West T-’xae properties of the parent organization. City Inspector of * Weights - Measures Asks More Salary Increase In the number of groceries, pumping stations and other business establishments using scales from 86 in October 1923 to a total of 208 at the present time, was the reason given Friday afternoon by C. C. Cheshire, city weights and measures inspector, for applying to the board of city commissioners for an increase in salary. The, matter was taken under advisement. “When I started with the city there were only 86 places in which scales had to be inspected. I agreed to work for $50 a month, furnishing my own car. Now there are lls groceries with one    to four scales, and 90 pumping    stations with one to four pumps each, it is impossible for me to reach ell of them each month. You have other inspectors, and when I heard it read In the minutes that the sanitary inspector is getting $150 a month I felt badly. I’m glad the man got It and hope he keeps it but I want more money myself, gentlemen,” said Mr. Cheshire. “We’re only getting    $25 a month,” rejoined Commissioner Ferguson, jovially. "Well, I voted for Coombes’ amendment to raise your salaries and that of the mayor.    But the majority didn’t see it that way,” replied Mr. Cheshire. “And, too, if I were thinking of running for office I’d first f:a4 out how much it paid and if didn’t want to work for that am^wit I wouldn’t run,” he added and Was assured by I words and smiles of Mayor Hayden that his petition would be carefully considered. /WWW' MONDAY IS DOUBLE SM GREEN STAMP DAY On every CASH purchase made in our store Monday, we will give DOUBLE the usual number of “S&II” Green Discount Stamps. In other words, for every ten cents cash purchase we will give 2 “Still” Green Stamps Instead of the usual one—For every dollar cash purchase we will give you twenty (two dollars worth) “S&II” Green Stamps instead of the usual ten stamps. Mrs. J. D. Sandefer Returns From Trip Mrs. J. D. Sandefer, wife of the president of Simmons University, returned Friday morning from an extended stay in Southern states, her return being delayed 24 hours on acount of the high waters. Mrs. Sandefer was one entire night in crossing the waters between New Orleans and Alexandria, traveling on a track entirely covered by water. As her train passed over the track for miles and miles it was being sandbagged by negroes who worked in waist-deep water. “The terrible conditions of this flooded district must be seen to be realized,” Mrs. Sandefer said Fri- This offer of double stamps applies to any amount you buy but does not apply to merchandise taken on approval—Double “S&II” Green Stamps given on cash purchases only Monday. Fill your book quickly. Buy at Brooks’ tomorrow. Brooks JDrq ©cods Co.  ........ rn PRICE r>4-» THE LOWEST WE GIVE S S. HGREEN STAMPS day as she described parishes of tlon. Louisiana where negro cabins Mrs. Sandefer as mother of the floated In the water and for miles! Simmons Cowboy Band, accom- union In Tampa, Florida. She then visited friends and relatives In Lakeland, Florida, Birmingham. Ala., Atlanta, Ga., Venora, Mo,, and there was only a glimpse of vegeta-1 panied it to the Confederate Re- (shreveport. Labor Organizer To Speak Before Abilene Council TEXAS COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY South 2nd and Urn Street. Telephone Number 750 At an open meeting the Abilene Central Labor Council will convene next Wednesday evening to hear an address by R. E. Roberts, a national organizer for the carpenters' union. All friends of organized labor are invited to attend this program, whll ewill be held at Labor Hall, 209 1-2 Pine street. At last week’s meeting the cen-grove of the culinary workers, Joe trul council selected W. L. Har-S. Collins of the printers and S. II. Jennings of the crapenters as delegates to the annual convention of the State Federation of Labor. ABILENEGmT WINS NATIONAL CONTEST Hattie Marie Harris, residing with her parents at 2,404 North Third street, a student in Abilene Christian College, rerutjkf a check for $50 yesterday rn-nub* md a letter informing her thai she had won first prize in the national essay writing contest. "Why I like to chew Black’s Grape Gum’ was the subject upon which she wrote. The check came from the manufacturers in Wisconsin. Growing Class Will Have Special Program The Fishermen’s Bible Class at College Heights Baptist Church is growing rapidly. New members are enrolled each Sunday. Many visitors from various parts of the Mtate, who come to Abilene to visit their sons and daughters, find their way Into this class. J. Lee Tarpley is president and Dr. D. W. Arnett is the teacher. This rn toning a capacity crowd is expected to bo present at 9:45 to enjoy the program. Wendell Foreman will lead tho class In a Mothers’ Day song service. A number of members will give a testimony for Mother. Professor John F. Odor and Rev. Roy Morris will speak on the subject ‘ Makers ef America.” HERE IS AN OLD TIME BAR GAIN CORNER NORTH 2ND AND CYPRESS STS EMERSON ELECTRIC FAN „    -    ,    „ . in i2 inch, $24 40 value Five Monday and This Week Entire to Be Sold This Week At $17.95 LIMITED STOCK POLAR CUB FANS 6 Inch S2.98 8 Inch $3.98 Five White Frost Refrigerators left to be sold out at 1-2 PRICE. 30 Pound I Ice Capacity with water cooler, $84.75 value Stock Jewelry Placed On Sale 1-2 Price This is an opportune time for you to select Gift Items of merit and usefulness at prices representing great savings to you. Men’s Silver Buckle Sets Ruby Ring FULL FASHION All Thread Silk Chiffon Ladies Hose. MONDAY $1.39 Pair ALL SILK CHIFFON Ladies Hose in the most wan- | ted colors and sizes. Priced S Per Pair—    fe 98c NOTE THESE VALUES —In ladies and misses rayon | Undergarments, Children’s in | Sizes 8 to 14 59c —LADIES RAYON VEST In NEWEST COLORS S42.38 300 Pound lee Capacity. $07.50 Value 848.75 Swiss Watches AT HALF PRICE Its a matter of first comes first served—These will sell out quickly. $12.00 Watches .....$6.00 $13.50 Watches .....$6.75 $15.00 Watches .....$7.50 $17.00 Watches .....$8.50 $17.30 Watches .....$8.75 $19.00 Watches .....$9.50 $21.00 Watches ....$10.50 79c $3.50 Values ........$1.75 $5.50 Values ........$2.75 $7.50 Values ........$3.75 LADIES BROOCHES $2.50 Values ........$1.25 $3 00 Values ........$1.50 $5.00 Values ........$2.50 $7.50 Values ........$3.75 $10.00 Values .......$5.00 WATCH CHAINS $1.95 Values ........ 97c $3.00 Values ........$1.50 $4.00 Values ........$2.00 -PRINCESS SLIPS—Rayon, in good quality in dainty colors- S1.19 —LADIES NIGHT G0WN3. Very beautifully designed in attractive colors. Priced— J *i rn i&fl i FOUR QUART CREAM FREEZER VANITIES ............ $3.00,    $4.00,    $5.00,    $6.00,    $7.50 THIS WEEK ..........$1.50,    $2.00,    $2.50,    $3.00,    $3    75 THE ALASKA FREEZER I * * I Gallon Therm a-Jugs witlv wide opening mouth S2.79 ICE TEAS 12 OUNCE 2 FOR —With the Spoon Shaped Dasher, Whips the Air thru the cream. 15c Hoffman House Goblets BUY NOW 15c May Dinnerware Top leer - BARGAINS AT PRICES „ „ . FOR LESS THAN ELSE Refrigerators WHERE ON EVERY PAT in 75 Pound Ice TERN IN STOCK,    Capacity 42 PIECE SETS IN VERY CHOICY DESIGNS $8.95 — $9.95 — $10.95 j S19.75 —GLASS MIXING BOWL SETS I Each 5, 6, 7, 8, and 98c la Ii- ;

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