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Abilene Morning Reporter News (Newspaper) - May 8, 1927, Abilene, Texas Sunday Morning/ May 8, >927. THE ABILENE MORNING REP0RTER-N2WS BY BAX PRIEST Automobile Editor I ut versal Service DETROIT, Mioh., May 7.-The business of providing automobile tourists with aerurata road Information Is a large industry in Itself. Conservative figures place the cost of furnishing material on road conditione to tourists al between $2,« 000,000 and IS3,000.000 annually. There are more than eight hundred automobile clubs in the United States that are daily directing the automobile driver on the right rads; there are hundred* of Cham-^ jn ovalo Monday, spent last week end with fher parents. Misses Helene and Ruth Cook of Abilene spent lard week end here. Misses Wrath* B. Hill and Hula Belle Whittle were In Tuscola Saturday. Herman Whittle visited in Abilene Sunday. Guy Williamson of Tuscola was in Lawn on business Wednesday. Edgar Rogers and children were) In Abilene Sunday. Carrol Dickeraon of Tuscola has been In Lawn on business this week. Mr. and Mrs. A. L, Lockett were hers of Commerce that maintain tourist departments; hundreds of hotels with large touring establishments and the American Automobile Association which is sending out general conditions to member clubs. Detroit Club Largest The Detroit Automobile Club, while It Is said to be the largest in the country with its membership 'n excess of to,OOO is spending $80,-000 on its touring department this Mrs. R. T. Salyer and daughter, Gladys, were in Tuscola Monday, Miss Leola Lockett spent last Sunday in Abilene. Robert Salyer was in Ovalo on business Friday. Miss Atha Porter spent last week end in Abilene with her parents. Woodward Robbins was In Tuscola Saturday. SPECIAL MESIC AT PRESBYTERIAN* CHER CH ar    .    At    th*    morning    service at the* Should the 800 clubs of the conn- Contra! Presbyterian Church today try only average an expenditure of the    *Iv«    the    anthem,    "The Mrs. J. R. Keeling. Mr. and Mrs. Koy Head made a busineas trip to Abilene Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Jarman of Stayton are visiting their daughter, Mrs. J. W. Mansfield, th * week. Mr, and Mrs- Euel Meador were Tuscola visitors Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Jess Hicks of Tuscola visited in the Joo Meador home Sunday. J. W. Mansfield of Trent spent Sunday here with his family. • Misses Lassie Meador, Pauline Ridens, Lois Fogie, Ruth Stages and Alma Burton visited in I .awn Saturday. Mrs. T. J. Williams and little son visited In Tuscola Wednesday. Avery Willis and Fenton * La w-lese of Lawn visited here Sunday evening. Max: Standard of Tuscola was here Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Warren Crofton were visitors In Abilene Saturday. J. H. Moody of Guion was here on business Saturday. Roy Fuller arfd Ernest Rogers of Abilene were here on business Monday. Fred MeCastland of Bradshaw was here Saturday. J. H. Reddell has returned from Abilene where he spent a week. ’ Mrs. N. H. Wilson has returned from Hubbard after a week’* visit with relative*. Jo# and Euol Meador made a business trip to Abilene Wednesday. Miss Johnnie Lee has returned to her home in Moody. Miss Harrison, who is attending school in Abilene, spent the week end with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. J, IL Harrison. Mrs. K. B. Hamilton of Tuscola visited her* Monday, J. D. Harrison of Guion wa* here on business Tt radar. ' Tuscola Jack Allen of Brownwood was here recently visiting In the homo of his slater, Mrs. E. A. Kerby. Miss Belle Ione* of Abilene spont a let week-end here with homefolk*. W. F. T ipp and A. B Tally of Buffalo Csp were amhng the out of town shoppers hero last Saturday. Mrs Beetle Griffis of Waco ha* ’ been hero this week visiting her hst1 rs, Mesdames Floyd I Ic,dee and O. O, Brown.    , Mr, and Mrs. Dewey Collin* of Coleman spent last week-end here 'silting his brother, Cha*. Collins and family. Mr, and Mrs. Huey Pop* and daughter of Odessa have been here this week visiting Mr*. Pope’* parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. J. McCall. Messrs md Mesdames EU A. K>ry iud children. Walter Taylor end children end Alton Burleson    midi    and    in of San Angelo a*    f ■» Mise Lelioll* Barker end    l-ee    lays    her*    r*i*rr ly visiting h    .*    par- [Grove* enjoyed • fish fry at Lawtijent*.    Mr.    and Mr f'.eoig* trainer iJike one evening last week.    and    nth**’-    tektites.    • Mesdames Max Anderson and >i J .cell* Me ort! ck «n i Mr'. Myrtle Brenton sh ipped in Abilene Charlie Collins rn : n d the Monday.    'member# of the Worn.in - Mi don- Mr. and Mr*. D. Pruitt of Abl- ary Union at the bn. I lane visited relative* here Tuesday of Mr*. Collin* Honda evening Meaadme* Cha* Floyd and N. J. Tin-,a visited in Abilene one day this week. is vv home Aff* r a devotional and business won. wafer* and cream were served to tho following: Mesdames J A R y- nolds, A. K. Cox, L. n. Pruitt. Ethel ’ r ,    Burleson. Walter Ta • loc* E. A Stephenson and W, (I. WI ii-*. M iv, A P Chria: opb et sri da t;htfr. A'ery R .thorford, fhop-ned in A bi I en# Thursday. E, T Thompson in 'attending court in Abilene this week Carpe pier* are busy this week erecting a new stucco residence for Walter Taylor. * Cl f I A CSJ t * ... g    ,    , Oilmen Young and J. T. Toner of Buffalo flap w#r* trading her* and Mrs. Baymen HafnerMrt all. little Blackwood, Pat Mul-Mond ty. half that sum there 1s $3,200,OOO alone being expended by these organisations alone. Then there are such industries as the Standard Oil Company, which this year has an appropriation of $f,on OOO far road nrtp* to help the tourist along hi* way, FOR SALE MANHATTAN CAFE Consisting of dishes, cooking utensils. solid oak top counter. 27 stools, ti tables. 6 booths, 5 celling fans, one I* Inch exhaust fan, one hot water heater, on# double oven cook stove, Glory of God In Mature’’ by Beethoven. A    solo,    "Mother    of Mine’* by Tower,    will    be given    by Faye Bland Tandy. At the evening service the Junior Choir will    sing    '’Swing    Wide the    silverware    and    linen,    one    24x10    iron safe,    one roller    top    desk,    one    8    foot floor show case, two 4 gallon coffee I urns with hot water In center, and _.    .    .    KI-.V,nnmhers I The regular meeting of the Tom ! numerous other things not mentioned The chang# in highway numbers n r,, .„ ..    '    ...    .    .    ,, h#r* all over    the    United States to con-, ’r "    u*    C-*JP    behold    -tv, ?    ...    ctnloo    i    Tuesday    morning    at 9:45 at Car form to the new United States In-    t in,—„«» ternate mute marking* is adding |    Linran    . Gate*” by Kauffman- * considerable expense to tourist guiding this year Must Redraw Map* The private map maker* must redraw all of their malts a* well as well as the A. A. A. and subsidary club*. The Detroit club was forced to discard 5.000 map* end many thousand logs frere obsolete by the new markings put up In this •tate this week. Michigan ha* been somewhat ■low in conforming to the new marking*. This wa* due to the hug# road building projects which started several years ago, ar* Just being completed. This week temporary eardboard markers covered mil old sign marking*. Such state# a* Indian*. Illinois. Ohio and many of the eastern Ovalo This place can be bought almost at your own price. The proper man can make good money with it. Make Me an Offer. 1042 North First Street PHONE 713 Monday afternoon the Woman’s : • ATV sock *v met a? '?■ th- ZZZ odist church. After a short busi-ne«x session the following were dismissed: Mmea. T. A. Burford, Fisher, Raymond Van Zantz, H. R. Roberts. Dennis Lilly and J. L. Tucker. R. L. Fielder of Tamp* visited friend# Sunday. Percy White wa* an Abilene vial-tor Wednesday. Miss Lillian Meeka of Abilene spent the week-end with her aunt, Mrs. Warren Crofton, here, G, B, Holland of Bradshaw was here on busine** Monday. 7-Ut 3 TW    r”Smm WE REPAIR REBUILD RECORE RADIATORS Emmett Keeling of Lawn spent •tate* have already put their per-jSunday with hi* parents. Mr- and manent markers in place but with rntnPined state and United blate* Bl road number* od th im. The atandards developed at a joint meeting of the highway commissioner# of'all state* and the U. K bureau of public roads call for us* of federal yellow painted warning signs as well. Many states have found It necessary to carry on huge amounts of work to repaint these sign*. Ha* Clouring House The A. A. A. now has its cantral clearing house, for all automobile clubs in effactiva operation. The first complete detour map ha# been sent out from Washington. This rover* the southeastern section. As rapidly aa possible these will be sent to all member club# and other touring information centers. Connected Motional mops will then be gent out from two weeks to one month apart. The A. A. in cooperation 'Aith th# society of automobile engineer* is also aiding the automobile industry this year with a revival of tile once popular stock car races upon an authentic basis. It remains to be show n, however, whether the public wit ba mach In* flucmed in its purchase of cars by authentic trial records furnished 'ty uny substantial source. Some companies believe that good sale* influence may be created by properly advertising the results of such competitions. Among the companies which competed this Saturday at the Atlantic City speedway were Duesen-berg. st ut.?. IIudson-Essex. Chry#* lee, Paige and the Whippet built by the Willy*-Overland Company. In nearly every instance entries were made by the deciare in th* territory. The stock car speed, acceleration and erohomy tests should be welcomed bac k as a timely oppor- Evcry atake of Radiator and Do All Kinds of Welding PEER I nix IIKOTrf KRS Abilene, Tex** 6tb and Pine— Phone SIS is the time to trade in your car Demand for motor cars, new or used, is greater now than at any pther season of the year, so now is the time to trade in your present car and get a Buick. Talk to your Buick dealer. Let him advise you how to get a fair price quickly for your car and at the same time to have the pleasure of owning a beautiful new Buick. In Buick’§ Fisher Bodies, luxury, comfort, and riding ease are combined with grace of line, rich colors in Duco, and the masterful power and speed of the famous Valve-in-Head Engine— vibrationless beyond belief. Buy a Buick now, so that you may have a full season of motoring enjoyment.    a uh SHELTON M0T0RC0. — JVow an scoring an You know how all the resources of General Motors were used to make the original Pontiac Six the finest car ever introduced into the fieldof low* priced sixes. You know the wildfire success that resulted... But do you know that the present day Pontiac—at its new low prices, is a new and finer six—an even greater car that is scoring an even greater success?..* It offers the added appeal of new Fisher bodies, important mechanical refinements, such as tilting-beam head- greater car greater success C O lights with foot control and those qualities of stamina, econ* omy and long life that took all S America by storm . . . Small wonder that the tide of public preferenceistumingtothePon* tiac Six—as never before to another six in the low price field! NEW LOW PRICES Sedan .....    *77*    De Lese landae Saden SVT* Sport Road**** (e^ww,) 77# Htl.aitCtiirUNIiWT 779 Sport Cabriole < 4v«M, I SI# He I «*• Screen IWM*##? 7*0 laadaa Badan * - M* !>ab**rr Cbaad* * *    #*# Oakland <Mr, 11*29 to 11 *4. All Prue* at f artery. OeUetrrmd prism inclutU minimum ham tiling charge*. Ear* >• pa* em ihm I, ber mi (Inn rn I Moran Time Pmymemi Floe Motor Sales Company 1155 SOUTH FIRST STREET TELEPHONE NO. 2360. Authorized Buick Sales And Service 1158 North 2nd Street Phons 266 rMie New and Finer PONTIAC SIX Cheaper MILES - Safer MILES Smoother MILES—Faster MILES With the Unparalleled Dayton Stabilized Evlloonsl Quality and Service Unparalleled—Prices and Sound Values Unmatched You have noticed that the Hicks Rubber Company is never afraid to publish its prices—knowing that Sound Service and Reliability are backing them lip. Whether it is a Dayton, Pharis or an Alamo, we have a tire here to fit whatever need you have, and at Prices that represent an attractively large Saving to YOH. t unity m< nt* to answer claimed state- LAW.V Mr*. Wade Willi# spent last week *"<f in Abilene with Mrs, Sud!* Dick. ... Ollie Grantham and Mr*.! K J- Ian kelt spent Tuesday in Abilene.    ,    I A. B. Compere of Abilene was bare on busine** Monday. Mr*. Charlie Dick of Abilene visited friends here Saturday. Mrs. D, A. Acker* and daughter*. Vert!* and Mn l .», shopped In Ah*’ tVrdr ' jute* Rebs Copeland spent last See* ahu in Abdaria with Miss Pp*I Robert#. H. N. Wofford and family were in Abilene Wednesday, MIM Anna Lee Thompson was In Tuscola Saturday. Miss Merle Windham of Abilene Quality Product PHONES J&di - 339* 30x3 1-2 Alamo O. S........ 30x8 1-2 Alamo S. s......... 31x4 Alamo 8. S. *........ ALAMO $ 7.95 $ 9.85 813.75 32x4 Alamo O. 8...... 33x4 Alamo O. 8........ 29x4.40 Alamo Balloon .... $14.90 $15.45 $ 9.75 PHARIS PHARIS CORD REGULARS 30x3 Cord Regular ..... 30x3 1-2 Cord Regular ..... 11x4 8. 6. Cord Regular ...... 32x4 Cord Regular ..... 33x4 Cord Regular  ..... 32x4 1.2 Cord Regular...... 33x4 1-8 Cord Regular ..... 34x4 1-2 Cord Regular ..... 33x5 Cord Regular ..... 35x5 Cord Regular ...... 8. 1-2 S. . 1-2 B. $ fi.30 $ 6.7ft $11.15 811.80 $12.65 $15.90 $16.60 $17.65 ... $21.20 ... $23.10 BURLY BALLOONS GIANT ROADGRIPPERS 30x8 1-2 Giant o. a......... 32x4 Giant O. 8. ........ 33x4 Giant O. 32x4 o 18x4 O. 18x4 1-3 O. S. 30x5 Giant 8-Ply . 33x5 Giant 8-Ply . 35x5 Giant 8-Ply .. Giant Giant Giant I 8.95 $14.25 $15.05 $20.65 $21.10 $21.65 $28.15 $29.35 $32.40 23x4.40 Burley    fi»    7 Q(f Balloon ...... . V i*u*t 30x4.75 Burly Balloon...... 30x4.95 Burly . Balloon...... $11.80 $13.85 31x5.25 Burly $15.95 Balloon........ 3',Ba»oo„B“rl''...... $18.90 ROADGRIPPER BALLOONS 39x4.40 R. Balloon 30x4.75 R. Balloon 29x4.95 R, Balloon 30x4.95 R. Balloon 31x4.91 R, Balloon 30x5.25 R. Balloon 31x5.26 R, Balloon .    $    9.85 G. G. a. a. a. $13.45 $14.35 $14.80 ’ $16.45 $16.60 0    $17.30 39x8.77 R. G. Balloon ...... 82x5.77 R. G. Balloon 32x6.00 R. O.    CGI KC Balloon ..... -    v£l.«KI 33x6.00 R. Q. Balloon ..... 32x6.20 It. G. Balloon ...... 33x6.20 R. G. Balloon . .... 33x6.75 R. G. Balloon  ...... $20.10 $20.25 $21.95 $22.60 $23.40 $30.90 30x3*4 CORD SPECIAL 30x3*4 TOBE SPECIAL SPECIAL 29x4.40 Balloon DAYTON $4.95    $2.25    $7.95 EXTRA PLY m BALLOONS PII BS RUBBER CO TEXAS-*LARGEST’ TIRE HOUSE DEPENDABLE 30x3 12 4-Ply Thorobred . ., 81x4 Dependable . 32x4 Dependable .. 13x4 Dependable ... 32x4 1-2 Dependable ... *1x4 1-2 Dependable , ., 34x4 1-3 Dependable . .. 30x5 Dependable .,. 33x5 Dependable ... 35x5 Dependable ... CORDS $ 8.95 514.70 $15.50 $16.30 $21.10 $21.90 $22.70 $25.50 $28.70 $30.85 RED STRIPE CORDS $12.85 $17.90 $18.65 $19.50 $24.55 $25.60 $26.65 $29.65 . $32.70 $36.10 30x3 J .J g.plj Oversize ... 31x4 S 8. .6-Ply ...... 32x4 «-pir ....... 33x4 6-Ply....... 32x4 1-2 8-uiy...... 33x1 1-2 *-Ply ..,.m 34x4 ll 8-Ply ...... 30x5 8-Ply....... 33x5 % -Ply....... 15x5 8 -Ply ...... DEPENDABLE BALLOONS 29x4.40 Dependable 30x4.75 Dependable 29x4.95 Dependable 30x4.95 Dependable $10.30 $13.65 $13.10 $13.65 30x5.25 D«*p--ndable 31x5.25 Dependable 30x5.77 Dependable 33x9.00 Dependable $17.15 $17.60 $20.15 $21.30 STABILIZED BALLOONS 20x4.40    Cl O Thorobred ...... vl^’l 29x4.95    CIA 7K Stabilised . ..... V*v*I.J 30*4.95    CIT 7U Stabilized ....... VAI.IU 31x4.95    ClfcftS; Stabilized ....... VA0.00 30*5.21    cot on Stabilised ....... A.IJU 31x5.25    C‘)9 70 Stabilised  ...... v--. IO 30x5.77    COK CA Stabilized _____... 82*1.77    COO I K Stabilized ....... 30x6.00    -    f    £24 7() Stabilized  ..... v-**#lv 12x6.00    c‘>c 45 Stabilised ......  V-W.tal “USL- •<27-00  $31.50 33x6.20    COO 7s; Stabilised ....... OO-, iv 33!^uw.......$35.00 ;