Abilene High School - Flashlight Yearbook (Abilene, TX)

 - Class of 1936

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.nu-nun-nnnnnnu MEAD'S BUTTER-N UT BREAD "The Best Energy Builder In The World" unnn-u nnIununIIInuunnnnnnnuu-nunn1InunnunIunnunnnnunnnnnn1aIuununnu--nn-u-u nn-nun--:nun T.he first bakery was owned by former members of the Eagle City Colony in 1881 on South First Street and was called Goedeke and Schultz Bakery. The first military unit was organized by Major Allen Buell, and W. A. lVlinter was captain. This unit was known as the Abilene Light Infantry. The first band that was organized in Taylor County attended the meetings of this military unit. "High School Headquarters in Abilenen EHIUTEL WYOUTEN Operated By Baker Interests Special Attention Given To Parties, Banquets and Other Social Functions BOB WESTBROOK The Palace Hotel, the first brick hotel, was built in 1834. Mr. T. S. Rollins tells that the young ladies were few in the early days. The new girls were always rushed by the boys. It must have been nice to be a stranger in town then. The reason there were no Indians in the late seventies was that the buffalo hunters killed all the buffalo and there was no meat for the red men. COMPLIMENTS OF sEARs,RoEBucK AND o. OF TEXAS The World,s Largest Store : 334-342 Pine Abilene, Texas One Hundred Thirty-seXe 1



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N-if SOUTH TEXAS LUMBER COMPANY 'qEverything To Build Anything" Pee-Gee Paint Wallpaper -n-nunnznun--nnnuun-nn-nu -nn nl,........., -nun-unnnnu nnununnuunnunu-nun- The first business house in Abilene stood Where the Citizens National Bank stands now. This Was a grocery store owned by W. T. Berry. Next Was Ed S. Hughes, established in 1883. J. M. Radford and H. O. Wooten came in 1883. C? ..... ................................................ ................................................................. Step Ahead in Watch and Jewelry Repairing 3 Guaranteed A. A. CORNELIUS, JETWELER 2 Watch , , l59 Chestnut St. 4, 16,155 Rgpaifing Ability Accuracy Courtesy Abilene, Texas wpfrggypi ....... ................................................................................................................................... Abilene has had able public servants to maintain civil order. We pay special tribute to our Chiefs of Police, Bill George, Tom ' Hill, John Clinton, who served more than thirty-five years, Bob Burch, J. T. Dodson: each of Whom died in office, and our present chief, Ruck Sibley, who is now serving his third term. Overstreet Motor Company FORD DEALER Our Compliments To the Flashlight and Its Many Friends May You Each Own A Ford V-8 The first automobile to be in Taylor County Was built by Max Gerbaugh. It had buggy Wheels, and Was a queer sight. The first agency for a car Was the Spaulding agency that sold the Queen car with the crank on the side. They later sold the Cadillac cars at the rate of two the first year. 0 HddTl ty

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