The Teague Chronicle. (Teague, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 27, Ed. 1 Friday, January 21, 1910 Page: 3 of 6

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ew Spring' Percales,]^
New Spring' Embroideries
New ^Spring' Laces.
Will Stockton, cashier of the. -
First State Bank, is a candidate Qn
City Treasurer, his announce- ;n"terest nian;
lent appearing in this issue.
Is ,
J. B. Ham made a business trip | In Sunday’s Dallas News ap-
to Dallas Friday, and while'there geared a telegram from Cleburne
attended the meeting of th- ating that the T. & B. V. shops
Corn Growers’Association. H ..ould likely be removed from
Riley & Ham have installed a
?e and serviceable safe.
English walnuts, pecans, bra-
nuts and almonds by the wag-
load at Rhea’s.
Walter Wood, 0. M. Wroe,' j!
Walker and J. F. Thorne
ittending court at Fairfield
J. E. McQueenv announces in
. week’s issue as a candidate
constable of precint No. 6. .*
Eat Rhea's home made candies
the best ever.
at Teague
All locals
delegates as
mt business to
W. Bond,
>unty Ci
al Union is
eet in special
Jan. 28th.
y fine specimensjof corn
ition and from the
manifested in agricul-
ture, Texas is sure to make
wonderful progress along this
line as well as otherwise.
Attorney Fryer
was here Saturday.
of Fairfield
el ton, of the Luna was
Rhea for the best In every-
thing in confectioneries.
Jiih Richardson of near Fair-
field was here Monday.
The First State Bank has re-
moved to its new location in the
Jackson brick, corner of Main
street and fourth avenue. The
building has been remodel
is no idea
ouse, and the
may boast that it is as well lacat-
ed an<T arranged as any bank in
this section. A large new vault,
plenty of light and ample lobby
combined to make it
for the bank’s cus-.
this splendid finan-
continues to grow
and &ood Will
cial i
in the
; any news item

Teague tfl Cleburne. The Cle-
burne correspondent of the News
has evidently been hitting the
pipe.' The shops were moved
from Cleburne to Teague some
time since, which makes it quite
unlikely that removal is contem-
plated. Only recently a new
power house haS been built and
a large new engine installed, and
the portion of the blacksmith
shops recently destroyed by fire
has been replaced in d more sub-
stantial manner than ever. These
things indicate that the
shops are here to stay, and
any town that ipay cherish a
hope of pulling the shops fi
lmost to mental
Floyd McFarland is very sick
sick with pneumonia at the camp
of his father, J. A. McFarland,
in the northeast part of town,
put we are glad to state that he
is now improving.
0. M. Wroe announces in this
issue of the Chronicle as a can-
didate for the office of county
attorney of Freestone county.
He is a young man, full of en-
ergy, and is a capable and suc-
cessful attorney, Tfe lived in
the New; Hope community in this
county until 17 years of age, and
is well and favortably known to
this people. He is a graduate
of the State University and pos
sesses all the qualifications nec-
essary td’ the proper discharge
of the duties of the office to
which he aspires. For two years
was the junior member of the
i of Harper, Jackson & Wroe
this place. Mr. Wroe pledges
If to devote his utmost on-
to his official duties if
and promises a fair and
it of the
rig in years
. „ ice,
1 degree. If the
as their coynty
»ce will be a
mcement is
loeratic pri-
iis paper.
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Solomon Tatum Shot Tom Aostin to
Death Sunday Morning.
At a negro house in the south-
ern part of town between 1 and
2 o’clock Sunday morning, Solo-
mon Tatum, a negro who lives at
Teague, shot and killed Tom
Austin, another negro, whose
home was also at Teague. Ta-
tum made his escape from the
house after the killing, and no
one saw the; shooting, but he
came in today and surrendered
to Constable Jack Hays, and is
no\y in the county jail.
Tatum told the officers today
that the negro, Tom Austin,
induced his wife tC leave him and
wo were living in the
houBe where the killing occured
Sunday morning. He gained en-
trance to the house at the hour
named and finding his wife and
Austin asleep in the same bed he
shot Austin in the neck with a
single-barrel shot gun, causing
insjtant death.
The body of the dead negro
was shipped to relatives at
Teague last night for interment.
Monday’s Corsicana Light.
Prizes for Peasants.
The hilly territory of Trieste, Italy,
It 1b stated. In tr-conaular report on
that district., is. covered by pointed
Slones which prevent any cultivation,
and some years ago the Society Agra-
rla offered prizes for those who would
remove them and thus change the
waste, ground to meadows. The work
has now been going on for some "years
and every autumn a commission a
certains the area of the proposed re-
demption and the difficulties to,be en-
countered and fixes the prize to be
I given In spring It ugalh visits the
improved grounds and pays the prizes
if deserved. Tills year In the different
parishes uixty-slx peasants Improved
forty-four acres and received ? 1040.
prime factor in thei
here, the wonder is
standard of our soc
high. The citizens hi
fested unusual in pub
tion. When our ne
buildings are compk
school facilities will b
the best. And religious
arc not dragging, as on
expect to find under prese
ditions. Religiously the
pects are good and the pos
ties are great.
In conclusion I want t<
that the work of the B
church has started off
The reception of myself
family, givo-
While ai
was literal
pie, the kitchc.
filled to overflowing w»c. __
every article of food. Ano
addition they put into the p
tor’s hand a well filled purt»
They simply captured us on th
start. The church has bought
handsome cottage on the corner
of Seventh and Walnut streets.
one block from the church, whici
gives their pastor a comfortabk
home, well located.
The church attendance ton
interest are good, seven having j
J. h. KING

A Word About Teague.
It has now been one month
since I came here as pastor of
the Baptist church. During this
time, in addition to preaching,
------into the pastor’s home,
pastoral work, I have
some observations,
and I must say that I am well |
;h the conditions
My convictions
e has a
it has
aumed proportions along
a town of
town has made
upon me th
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Satterwhite, T. L. & McDaniel, C. E. The Teague Chronicle. (Teague, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 27, Ed. 1 Friday, January 21, 1910, newspaper, January 21, 1910; ( accessed August 12, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Fairfield Library.

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