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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 7 May 1913

If flies were feared as is bad water there would be little ty- phoid arid other fevers. THE CHILDRESS INDEX. A fly in the milk may mean a baby in the grave. Scre-en the baby'e cradle as well as the house. VOL. XXV CHILDRESS. TEXAS. WEDNESDAY. MAY 7. 1913. NO. 25 4 TRUSTEE ELECTION HOTLY CONTESTED BETTER FARMING. OLD BOARD IS VICTORIOUS BUT THREE NEW MEN NAMED. AN EXCELLENT BOARD The election for trustees of tbe Childress independent school dis- trict, held last Saturday, created considerable interest. There were two sets of trustees on the ticket, but as to what the most of them stood lor was hardly known. Ono of | t,ra elsewhere. The work of selection the sets waB supposed to represent|la more effective If done under the 'he school patrons on the north side 1 same conditions wh«. re the crop is to of the railroad, but the voters over i l,0 grown there did not look at it in that light, j Th(. farmer who <loe6 Ilot (.aro to A Kirkland Farmer Writes Snappy Letter Concerning Value o...

Publication Title: Childress Index, The
Source: The Portal to Texas History
Country/State of Publication: Texas, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 7 May 1913

WE FIGHT FLIES! OUR STORE IS SCREENED and we also use other methods to keep out flies. By the way, we carry a complete stock of 'fly dope —tanglefoot, paper poison and other patented articles to exterminate flies. When you want these articles do not forget to telephone us. Free delivery to any part of the city. TELEPHONE 26 LON ALEXANDER DRUG w d COMPANY. Be Sure and Attend Our Gigantic May Sale which begins tomorrow and will continue un- til May 24. There will be many bar- gains and we will save you money. "There's Money in it" Davidson Dry Goods Co. INUJRED IN RUNAWAYS. TALES FROM TELL. CARNIVAL NEXT WEEK. Local Volunteer Fire Company To Share in Receipts of Big Six Days Attraction. The Nigra unci Loos White Way Shows lire to he brought here next week under the auspices of the fire department, and the share of the pro coeds that goes to the company will be used for general expenses. The show Is said to be one of the largest ever brought to tills city, oc- cupying a special train. ...

Publication Title: Childress Index, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 7 May 1913

| We Will Buy Old Syringes inges | Syringe 3 Saturday, May 10th, if you buy any $1.50 Syringe from us we will take your old one at ftOc, no restric- tions on condition of your old one, in other words for $1.20 and your old syringe you can have any $1.50 Syringe or Dot Water Bottle we have in the house. Our Syringes are guaranteed to you. Watch our window and see what we will have as special on Saturdays. G. D. ADKINSON DRUG CO. "The Rexall Store" At LaGrande Theatre Friday night, a high-class drama in 2 parts "Until We Three Meet Again" Saturday night a story of a New Zealand trapper "Loved by a Maori Chieftess" The young trapper swears eternal love for the maiden ADMISSION 10 AND 15 CENTS Matinee Every Saturday at 3 p. m. Admission 10 Cents visiting in be h way for subscript ion time up to T 4 4 .... 4* \.u.w. !«^ COAL Niggerhead, Maitland, McAlester "THE BEST IN THE WEST' 4 «4- j, -f $ Transfer and Storage WILKIRSQN ROBERTSON GOAL & TRANSFER GO. R. R. Robertson, Mgr. Davis Pci...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 7 May 1913

Childress Index. L. E. HASKETT, Proprietor. L. E. HASKETT EDITOR. Entered in the Postofflce at Chil- dress, Texas, as Second Class Mail Matter. SUBSCRIPTION $1.00 PER YEAR. Telephone Number 234. Wedneday, May 7, 1913. SHEPPARD WILL ABIDE BY CAU- CUS DECISION. EXORBITANT LAND PRICES. In the Hou ton-Galv««ton country (here are easily half a million acres of land that aro now Idle but whirl* Declines To Avoid Committing Himself To Support Of Tariff In Senate. Ily converted action the officers of various State and district farmers' unions are urging Pulled States Sen- ators from Southern States to refuse to participate In the caucuses of lltelr party in regard to the passing o h Democratic tariff hill. Such re- quests couched In earnest and urgent language have been made to the two Texas Senators by Representatives from the Texas Farmers' Union and from district farmers' organlaztlons. Senator Shcppard has advised It. 1). Bow«u of Paris, Tex., chairman of / I the Texas Farmers Union, an...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 7 May 1913

* 4 • Notice—Railroad Men! i « « Your credit is good with us for cleaning and pressing CATO & QOODE Phone No. 542. f he Best Equipped Tailor Shop in Childress GIVEN AWAY FREE Seventy-five Dollar Harness Double Truck Harness. This harness is made in my house, has heavy hames, brass ball top, traces two inches 4 ply, 4 rows of stitching, heavy breast straps with lengtheners, pole straps double and stitched, breeching special extra heavy fold. Harness is in full brass trim. We are going to give it away. Now on exhibition in my store window. Call, see and get particulars. You may be the owner of this fine harness made of highest grade leather and guaranteed for two years. By J. J. PIGOTT. BUY A "COMMON SENSE" SILO GARDEN SUPPLIES! We have a complete stock of garden supplies, such as hose, rakes, hose, nozzles, hose reels and spades. Call and inspect goods and note prices. We also have a complete stock oil and gasoline stoves. We sell the famous gasoline stove that is guaranteed not ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 7 May 1913

Sale Begins May 7th and Closes Saturday, May 17 LESLIE'S Sale Begins May 7th and Closes Saturday, May 17 GREAT ANNUAL MAY SALE Staples 10 yds. best Calico, May Sale - - 35c Good Apron Ginghams, May Sale - - - 5c Best Apron Gingham, May Sale - 7c A A Bleeched Domestic - - - - 8 1-3 10c quality Brown Domestic - - - - 8 13 12 1-2 Dress Ginghams. May Sale - 9c Red Seal Dress Gingham - - - - - - 9c 9-4 Brown Sheeting, per yard - - • - 19c This sale begins Wednesday, May 7th at 7 o'clock and will continue for 10 days, closing Saturday night, May 17. Just 10 days of these special bargains. We are going to offer our entire stock consisting of Dress Goods, Notions, Ladies' Men's and Children's Shoes Laces and Embrorderies One of the Biggest Bargains of the Season One lot Pure Linen Torschon Laces, worth from 7 1-2 to 15c. Sale price per yd. - 5c. One lot German Val Laces, worth from 7 1-2 to 15c, Sale price per yard 5c. One lot French Val Laces, worth from 7 1-2 to 15c. Sale price per yard 5...

Publication Title: Childress Index, The
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 7 May 1913

Rates: One cent pel word for the first insertion; One half cent per word for each fol- lowing insertion. THE INDEX BUSINESS GETTERS Want ads placed under this head will br.'ng results If you want to buy. sell cr trade, tell little Wantad WANTED. WANTED—To loan $600.00 on good real estate escurity for four or five years. Enquire of E. E. Diggs, <*Uil- dress, Texas. ^4*3 CALVES WANTKI) i will buy your Jersey calves. Chester Fires, iifitf FOR RENT. KOK KENT Nicely furnished room See Mrs. M. Franklin. 22t- FOR KENT—A furnished room after May 20th, in the Shurte residence Apply to .!■ W. Chesnutt. STRAYED OR STOLEN. STKAYKD—Or Stolen, black horse, lj hands high; branded double S on right thigh. Age about 8 years, wire cut on left hind leg above ankle. In good condition. Howard, notify A. C, Msirchbank, Childress, Texas. 25 LOST AND FOUND. FOR SALE OR TRADE. FOR SALE—Nice home can be bought for small payment down bal- ance monthly. For particulars ad- dress, Owner, care Index. 24tf FOH...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 7 May 1913

I Guaranty Fund Bank ■p^i. . (>- ip^pipHpppiir. THE "GOVERNOR" Guaranty Fund Bank May leave you a good stake but you need the know- ledge gained in building a BANK ACCOUNT of your own before you are thoroughly qualified to properly care for and protect it. Start Now to Save Farmers ® Mechanics State Bank A GUARANTY FUND BANK Guaranty Fund Bank Guaranty Fund Bank O NO STALE JOKES. The Ladies Minstrels, the talk of the town, tho coming event, will have no old Jokes. Each joke, bears a label of "newness"—any joke heard on the stage, that was told you, by any body around the Turner & Tur- ner's confectionary, wo will stop the show and apologize. The idea, of any one thinking that the Department club could not improve on jokes as toid before by Those Horrid Men, who have been seen in the Elks Minstrels, Five hundred dollars In premiums for Childress county farmers would bo a big drawing card for the Chil- dress fair. Tills money would not leave Childress, consequently every donor ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 May 1913

isnrr or *' • A' t. ll*«Jl«*f 1(1 A" 1 r 101^ If flies wvfre feared as is bad water there v.outd be Iittie ty- phoid and other fevers. CHILDRESS INDEX. . 4 fly in the milk msy mean a j btty in the grave. Screen the I baby's cradle as well as the house. VOL. XXV CHILDRESS. TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, MAY 14. 1913. NO. 26 rs J <1 STRONG FEATURE GOOD PURSES ARE OFFERED FOR FOUR DAYS' RACING DURING THE JULY CELEBRATION. Directors of the Childress Coun- ty Fair and Racing Association have ai ranged the racing program and purses, and have sent them to prom- inent horsemen over this and other states. The dates set for the lair are July 10. J >. 17 and IS. Meeting here a week niter the opening at Clarendon. The purses offered are the largest ever put up by a county fair in the state, and will draw a large number of horses here. Not only will the association try to get good horses and racing, hut other means of en- joyment will be arranged. The business men of the city have not, as yet, decided ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 May 1913

IT'S THE DUCE TO PAY when your druggist supplies you with unsatis- factory drugs. This never happens when your order is placed with us. This is the qual- ity store and you are sure to get just what you want at the price you wish to pa\. W e have a fine line of Cut Glass that you should see today. TELEPHONE 26 LON ALEXANDER DRUG COMPANY. Be Sure and Attend Our Gigantic May Sale which began May 8th, and will continue un- til May 24. There will be many bar- gains and we will save you money. "There's Money in it" Davidson Dry Goods Co. TO ODD FELLOWS. I T. L. Strange of Carey, district j deputy of the tirande Lodge of Odd ! Fellows for this district, requests j The Index to announce that there j will be a mass meeting of Childress county Odd Keilows at Childress on Tuesday night of. next week. The meeting will be held with the Chil- dress lodge which meets on that night, and has work in the decrees. Mr Strange wants to organize an assoc :tion of the lodges of Childress coun ty and wants...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 May 1913

"From Manger to the Cross" A Wonderful Picture-Play The followiiii. was written by J. P. 1 licks, on., of the most promi- nent Fort Worth minister.-. concern- in); the relij- % photo play "From Manger to Cms.-.,'' which will be ex hibited n 111■ l,u.t!raude theatre on Itfv.'cr.ii -.i tit- walk through the Via Dnl'iii.ii or tl... sorrowful way eurry ini; ti ,.- cross until he full.- prostrate to : ground, are all mo vividly por truycd !is to impress one iliat they ar ■ in the very presence o Hie suf Friday and Si'urdu) night of week. This pictui considered the great - est religion pic ture ever produced • and the maii.igeuient 0f tho hiiUruiuh j and lite church people of Childress should consider themselves fortunate j in setting the picture so soon. It 1 h^s only been shown in the larger! cities of Amerii a and just through it ' streak of good luck did the hntlrande I management secure it. There lire five reels and tlit* prices will not be advanced on i pedal picture prices. He v. H...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 May 1913

Childress Index. L. E. HASKETT. Proprietor. L. E. HASKETT EDITOR. Entered In tlu> I'oatoffice at ('tail drens, Tefcatt, as Second Cla>i Mail Matter. SUBSCRIPTION $1.00 PER YEAR. Telephone Number 234. Wednesday, May 14, 1913. TO THE PEOPLE OF TEXAS DEMOCRATIC TARIFF SILL PASS E.S THE HOUSE. K<'Kent.H C'laroiu-e Otisley, K. W. Hiil'KfHH, K. W. Cook C. W. I/I I tic field, Alex Sanger, W. II. Stark and •Ionojtli I>. Siiyors liiivc issued jiii nd- drn n to the ik'0|)I<- of Texas, which reads in part: "Uy a vote of II.'! to ~ the Hons" of UepreBtMital hen panned Senate Joint Resolution No. is, HiibiiilttliiK h constitutional amendment authoriz- ing the legislature to Issue bonds, approved by the Governor for the pur- pose of purchasing additional ground and erecting necessary buildings for State Institutions, Including the ('di- versity of Texas. The Senate passed the same resolli ion by a vote of 28 to 0. According to a further pro- vision of the permanent ('Diversity endo...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 May 1913

Notice—Railroad Men! WAKE LP AND DESTROY! "STARVE TiU: FLY" IS TUi. FL\ —NOW. ; HGHTERS* SLOGAN. ^our credit is good with us for cleaning and pressing CATO & QOODE Phone No. 542. [he Best Equipped Tailor Shop in Childress GIVEN AWAY FREE Seventy=five Dollar Harness Double Truck Harness. This harness is made in my house, has heavy hames, brass ball top, traces two inches 4 ply, 4 rows of stitching, heavy breast straps with lengtheners, polf straps double and stitched, breeching special extra heavy fold. Harness is in full brass trim. We are going to give it away. Now on exhibition in my store window. Call, see and get particulars. You may be the owner of this fine harness made of highest grade leather and guaranteed for two years. By J. J. PIGOTT. i H1 i, patenvco * * CULTIVATORS TO GO VERY CHEAP We have a large stock of Culti- vators that we are making special prices on. We are do- ing this so as to clean up on some makes. See us for prices Childress Hardware and Implement Compa...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 May 1913

HOW TO KILL FLIES QUICKLY AND CHEAPLY Professor R, ! Smith. entomol>gUt, North Carolina agricultural station, ■ays: "formalin N a very successful poison for flies In pu^ of m.jiiy re- ports lo the i mi I i;i ry | have recently Used " extensively with euellent re Hulls. The method that I hav found most successful u the use of formalin la luliu with the following proportions; "One Otlllce (two tablcsponilf Ills) of formalin; sixteen ounces (one pint) of «<)iiuI parts milk and water. "In this proportion the mixture seems to attract the Hies much better than when used In sweetened water. The mixture should he exposed In shallow plates. A'piece of hread In the middle of the plate furnishes more space for the tiles In alight. and feed and in 'his way serves to at*.-set « greater num- ber Of them "I lirst used this poison I" a mill, room where the tiles were very tinnier otjs and poUoned over fi.tMKi Hies in less than twenty-four hours on several occasions. Over a pint of Hies were s...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 May 1913

Rater : One cttil pei worcl ioi tit first nserticu; Out buli cent j'(! woxd fo« lowing jnsfrtiot THE INDEX BUSINESS GETTERS Watt scs placed j uti>r Iftu btad I will liing result! i If vmj want to K>. m i tiait. ten lit! if Wantid ! ►<• Y. M. C. A J. * •V ,vt. •r ..j. wanted. WANTED— Br 'f agent* to sell Shot Polish. 1 tube wittj pat' <;r. Every um Wili -til like low prioe of - Egg separator j! ml Hi uim • soi LEWIS LEVIN; boyi- a i; d i-. rif- .it. jay new water-proof ues ■ collapsable " dauber and shin- • :l pleaMd with it. ■ . t tlit special ' r complete outfit. See me today • asy - new nioiH'.v. ity. Hf.tl WANTED- To .11 }«,.(<, o(> on good real estate es* y ■ r four or five year*. Enquiv* }•; K". I .'ggH, Chil- dress, Texas. £4x3 CALVES WAN • -3 will tjuy your Jersey calves. 'rioter Fires. -5tf FOR RENT. FOR KENT—rnished room after May 20th, in t: <• Shurte residence Apply to J. W aesnutt. for sale or trade. FOR SALE—nh'« home can t>«- hought for KUj.il! ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 14 May 1913

WHAT OTHERS ARE DOING. A GOOD CLEAN SHOW. A trip through Western Oklahoma The Index management has had last year was a revelation In one r«- jih" pleasure of meeting Meters. XI- gard. That was the road and j gro and Loo* of the Nlgro & Loos Car bridge matter. Every stream of any J nival Co., which is playing in <'hil size was bridged, and the bridges i dress this week, liotli are agreeable were only a few miles apart. Where J gentlemen and the high class man the stream was the dividing line be- j i.ei in wliicli they conduct their ear- tween two counties tin- counties unit-j nival makes them friend wherever ed In building the bridges. This is j they go. so much different from the way the The show is the laws' that, lias Texas counties do In this state'ever played Chlldr Twelve cars there are few brldi ■ over streams 1 are required to carry the show anil and In some counties no bridges of; each and every concession is or a any size are constructed. Wilbarger good character. In...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 21 May 1913

h It flies were teasel ®r- is bid water there would tie little ty- phoid and other fevers. THE CHILDRESS INDEX. A fly in the milk may mean a baby in the grave. Screen the baby's cradle «i well as the house. VOL. XXV 1.AST EXERCISES WILL EE HELD AT LAGRANDE THEATRE ON TOMORROW EVENING. The commencement exercises of th Childress High School win be neld at the LaGrande theatre on Thurs- day night, of this week. Th« class members have issued a request to patrons of the schools not to pre- sent presents or flowers to the grad- uates at th4 exercises. Th* program as arranged is very interesting, and it is expected that a large crowd will be present. The program follows: Invocation—Rev. J. T. Price. Ladies Chorus—Treble Cleff Club. Salutatory—Mr. Tom Britt. Male Quartette. Violin Solo—MIbs Res# Mitchell. Address—Hon. J. H. Ayneswortb. Valedictory—Mies Mary Jones. Presentation of diplomas and medals. Benediction—Rev. *L. A. Betcher. THE COMMERCIAL IS NOW ATTENDANCE SMAL ARE IN PERFECT FOR O...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 21 May 1913

9 W IT'S THE DUCE TO PAY when your drugjst supplies you with unsatis- factory drugs. This never happens when your order is plaed with us. This is the qual- ity store and you are sure to get just what , . ^ want at the >rice you wish to pay. We have a fine line of Cut Glass that you should see today. TELEPHONE 26 LON ALEXANDER DRUC COMPANY. Be Sure and Attend «■" Our Gigantic May Sale which began May 8th, and will continue un- til May 24. There will be many bar- «•" ' *1 ♦ . v ^ gains and we will save, you money. "There's Money in it" Davidson Dry Goods Co.j LADIES STRIKE;" BEST SHOW OF ALL A FARMER IS HELD UP. A farmer bythe nil mo of Glascock, who lives near Northfield, informed the officers Saturday night that he had been robbed. His story was that three boys went with him to the wa- Kon yard to help put up his team. He was drinking and when they reached tho yard one of the boys told the other two to unhitch the team and that he would look after Glascock. Tho boy got Ills finge...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 21 May 1913

•I • • I • Sunrise Choo-Choo Brings Fair-' ® •!• PURELY PERSONAL * •fr tfr Bride; Wedding Held in Depot •a • ' ' ' 1 A Childress Girl and a Ladonia Man are Married in "Lovers' Corner'' of Fort Worth's Union Station. Thursday's Star Telegram Clears The Index Mystery. WHO CAN SHE BE? A pretty . Childress girl will leave onight for Fort Worth where she will meet a young man from Ladonia, Texas, in the morning anil they will Oe married at the Uniop. Motion in Fort Worth. The young man will meet the Denver train with a license and a parson, they having only twen- ty minutes in which to catch a re- turn train to Liidonia. Now keep away from the depot tonight. To the whiz and whir and screech of locomotives, Miss Myrtle Swain of Childress was led to the matrimonial, alter in "Lover's Corner" at the Texas & Pacific station Thursday morning by J. W. Crowson of Ladonia. The bridal procession began Immed- iately upon the arrival of a Fort Worth At Denver train at the station. At the gate, ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Childress Index — 21 May 1913

,t'W ( Childress Index. L. E. HAtKETT, proprietor. C. E. HASKETT EDITOR. Entered in t,k« PoBtoffic# at Cbll- Hr*M. Texas, m Second Clua Mail Matter. SUBSCRIPTION +1.00 PER YEAR. Tdephene Numker 294. Wednedeay, Ma/ 21, 1 13. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED 8TATE LABOR MEN. BY For President Wilson Commended Stand In Interest of "Com- men People." At. the &tai« federation of Labor convention, which jtmt clowt'd Its aa uual hchmIou Kt Port Arthur, the legislative committor reported favor- ably h resolution for giving all clUe- coutrol over places of amusement within their boundaries The I'aulus single tax bill received the indorse, tnent ot the committee to which It IihU been referred. The report of 1h committee was adopted unanlm otisly. The convention went on record a* unequivocally favoring woman «uf fra^'e In Texas. Following are copies of telegrams «ent by the Texas State Federation oi Labor to officials at Washington To The President. "Hon. Woodrow Wilson, Presldeut of the United States: ...

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