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Abilene Morning Reporter News (Newspaper) - May 8, 1927, Abilene, Texas FOR ALL PURPOSES No matter what class, kind or quality of Lumber you may need, we can supply it. For many years Abilene’s home builders have been coming to Hardin’s, not only for good lumber but also for the helpful assistance which our long experience qualifies us to render. The average man knows but little about the many intricate problems of plans, construction and financing. We will be glad to give you any advice, or offer you any assistance. Don’t overlook the ready-built ironing board, medicine cabinet and telephone booth. H. H. HARDIN LUMBER COMPANY 402 Chestnut Street. Phone No. 89 (Photos court ly of McCutcheons) Iii linens: (eviller) soft, croon damask dinner set, a delightful background for amber crystal and blue china:    (upper left) damask towel edged with Italian needlework: (lower left) refectory set of Italian antique    filet lace; (upper    right)    stripes    and    checks    on    an orange and cream towel; (lower right) orange chint/, bridge refreshment set, figured in    blue. BY JULIA BLANSHARD, land whit© looks stunning on such (topped Grandma's kitchen table, qulsite Italian cut-work, with needle NEA Service Writer.    novations. First, the introduction I Delicate, subtle,    exquisite are the j    point    Inserts In    all-over    Italian    an- lilnens, not to be outdone by pe- of a note of color In damask dinner I pastel shades of green, blue, maize, I    tique    filet lace.    Very    smart    are I riod furniture, crystal, flat silver sets, in sheets and in patterned tea I Stay IS different    delicate shades.    J    the    luncheon    sets,    which    are    really and other household goods, have sets. Second, the advent of the re- .*Sew towels combine color and the vogue of stripes and checks to i taken unto themselves “style." I fectory strip luncheon sets in place give them dash.    The finer towels,    in miniature. Once upon a time a table cloth 1 of the center and side doilies and i with lace Inserts,    almost Invariably was a table cloth and a towel a the colored cloth instead of the towel. Now there are cloths for white lunch set embroidered in gay this dipner and that, luncheon sets peasant design, that “are different ’ and the widest.)    Colored    Table    Cloths, variety imaginable of linens for Formal dinner cloths of fine bridge and tea    i 'vhlt® llnen damask- exquisite Ital ian or rare Spanish lace are still Wedding Gifts*    i • g00(p» nH a piece of old mahogany The woman wishing to make a I will always be good. But the hos-briae an acceptable linen gift must ?,'8S with Imagination has a wide brushup n what’s what. The bos- ,rho,c® of table covering for such occasions now. Some of the smart-toss who is known for her perfect eat hostesses are using colored ta-appolntmems will do well to Bur- hie cloths for the most formal din- vey the linen market. There are two outstanding in-llnen embro Lin the pree ners of the year. When one hears "colored cloths,*’ I In black. China'one should not make the mistake g mode of blat k . of thinking of the old red cloth that the colored damask dinner cloths i miniature. For bridge refreshments and for work the monogram into    the lace    !tea t*le daintiest    of linens    can be pattern or near it. Bath towel sets    bad. ^ There are    those of    delciate come in every conceivable shade of handkerchief linen in white with color.    I    colored flowers appliqued on until For luncheon sets a wide Belee- ! t*ie table looks Uke a garden. Oth-tion is offered the housewife, the era are fine llnens w‘th borders in bride or the woman who    wants to    the new gingham    patterns    of color make an appropriate gift-    The old    j and design, type of doilie set that has persisted    Oh!    White    Taste. for years is passed this .season. Odd linen table covers and tray Lunch cloths that are merely small j cloths still bespeak an old taste for table cloths and the refectory set white. But they are exquisitely em-of strips and end squares are much broidered by some foreign hand or Anarter.    , Black Embroidery. Some of these strip sms are extremely smart, developed in white a background. they are not really up-to-date. Bedspreads follow the fashion and draw no color line. Stripes, checks, and white with colored dotted patterns may be had in spreads- Other luncheon s«<ts come In ex-, One charming spread conies In lav- PROTECT -Your Home with Devoe Paint—the Lumber; Preserver. Devoe Paint gives your home life, protects it from the ravages of sun and rain, and gives it an appearance that cannot be ob-;ained from any other source. -Our stock of Oils, Varnishes, Paints, Enamels, Floor Mediums and Shellacs cannot be matched. —Picture Framing —Is an art with us. We handle each canvas with care and discrimination. We have dozens of frames from which to make your selection. ABILENE BUILDERS SUPPLY COMPANY Headquarters For Devoe Paints And Varnishes N. 3rd and Cedar    Phone    592THE MEASURE OF HOME COMFORT You measure the comfort of your home by its convenience. In these days convenience is, in large part, a matter of electrical service, and the effectiveness of this service depends on the completeness of the wiring. Complete wiring is neither complicated nor expensive. If you are preparing to build a new home, you plan your plumbing as a unit and you make sure that it will be complete. At the same time and for the same reason, you will appreciate the economy of building electrical service into the structure as it is erected. On the other hand, if your present dwelling is not wired, or if it is inadequately wired—as most houses are—von will find the electrical contractor’s resources quite equal to supplying the deficiency and installing perfect electrical conveniences in the old home. Complete wiring is nothing more than providing for all the electric lights for their proper control, and for the appliances that you or a future occupant of your house may some day want to use. The value of complete electrical convenience to a future owner is really its value to you—that is, he will be more likely to buy and to pay your price for a house that meets his electri convenience in the old home. lf this house is going to be your home, you can realize perfect satisfaction only if you are able to make convenient use of electrical appliances—only as you can change the arrangement of the lamps and fixtures as often as you desire—only as you make electricity a servant who follows or precedes you from room to room, ready at every point to light your way and lighten your labor. Complete wiring is the road to a hundred comforts. Electric heating devices—percolators, urns, toasters, grills and the like, are available on the porch or in the sun parlor in summer, in the dining room and living room at all times, and, when occasion requires, in the bed room and sick room. Electric fans supply cooling breezes and keep the air fresh and alive in any part of the house; electric heaters make cozy the cold corners in fall and winter, while electric curling irons, heating pads, and flatirons can be moved about and used at any convenient point. There is, too, an undeniable prestige in complete wiring. The hostess whose home is imbued with the refinement of soft lifhts rightly placed, and controlled by the touch of a switch—who can offer her guests dainty dishes prepared in beautiful electrical heating devices—is one whom acquaintances love to visit and whose taste they admire even while they may entertain a little gool-natured envy as they appreciate the distinction of her surroundingsWestTexas UtilitiesTHE ABij*jyi.E..SERORIER-MfW.S Sunday Morning. May 8, 1927. Radio Improver Milk. LIBERTY. Mo., May 7.—Years ago. Arnold Schwartz was a dairyman in Switzerland. In the evening the milkers would perform to the accompaniment of yodeling and accordion music. Result, wonderful cheeses. Now that Schwartz is running a dairy here, he has Installed a radio in his cow lot. Music, he Bays, brings better milk. Market reports on the prices of corn, oats and hay also are music to the cows’ ears. Not For Horses. ROCHESTER. N. Y.—May 7.— A new horseshoe factory has been started here. Announcement of the organization of the company brought speculation on the coma-back of the horse, but it was explained that the shoes will be used in “barnyard golf1 and not for shoeing horses. Village Destroyed. NICE, France.—Fresh landslides hay easltomCSMHCSMHCSMHFR have almost completely detsroyed the village of Roqutbilllere, which was mostly wiped out by a land-( slide several months ago. Now other slides are occurring and the few | inhabitants left are moving to safety before their homes are buried. Linens, Once    Staid Wfhite,Succumb to Style lender, green, blue or yellow linen and has a wide ribbon banding of I deeper shade cutting a stripe down the center and across the top which covers the pillows and dlapsoj^ with shams. ;