Chapman has not been dressed up to receive company of late; its streets are badly torn up for paving but the number of motor cars from Abilene that drive to the farthest limit of its paved street each evening — probably fifty to a hundred each evening — is an indication of what will happen in a month or two. Closer friendship between the two towns than in all the sixty years of existence will be seen; every such neighborliness means more business and greater enjoyment for the residents of both cities. Then a little later Junction City will be added. It will be a delightful hour’s ride over pavement to Junction, or from Junction to Abilene, and both towns will gain in good will. Between them there will arise a community of interest such as the trio of cities has never known. So the three towns, Abilene, Chapman and Junction City, are to be brought closer together and the interests of each will be benefitted.
No longer is it necessary to puff and sweat over the summer task of mowing the lawn…that is if you happen to possess a power propelled mower and with a comfortable seat attached. Dick Scanlan, who this summer is keeping the city’s park and playground lawns in perfect condition, happens to be one of those fortunate individuals