The San Angelo Press. (San Angelo, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 7, Ed. 1, Wednesday, February 19, 1902 Page: 2 of 8
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Mr. S. W. Merchant the pres-
ent efficient and popular treasur-
er of Tom Green county is a can-
didate for re-election to the office
as will bo seen from his an
nouncement in this issue of the
Mr. Merchant needs no words
from us to introduce him to tho
voters or Tom Green county.
They know him and ha.ve ofton
horetotoro attested their faith
in his ability and integrity by
placing him by their votes in
nlinrfrn nf thn COUntV'S finatlCOS.
Ho Is a truo blue democrat
and old oxconfedorato soldier
who was wounded at the battle
of Val Verde about 10 years ago.
In his ofilcial life Mr.? Mer-
chant has always commanded tho
respect esteem aud -confidence
of lils constituents and. having
onrend tliom fiiithfullv add in
telligently they will no doubt
be inclined to continue mm in
his present position.
good morals fine ability ener-
getic and trustworthy. He is a
success as a physician ranking
with tho best in that profession
but has also been reading law
for tho past ten years and mem-
bers of the bar declare he has a
good legal mind and h I s
knowledge of law would admit
him to the bar on application.
Ho is a capable business man
his residence in West Texas fits
him admirably for tho position
to which he aspires lie is go-
nial in disposition and easily ap
proached. His knowledge of
human nature and quick percep-
tion will enable him to be a use-
ful mombor of the legislature.
This is a record breaking year
in tho payment of interest by
school land settlers. As many
as U0.000 receipts have been is-
sued by tho state treasurer.
Evangelist Fife closed a big
meeting at Gonzales Thursday
last. Over $1000 was subscribed
to tho various funds and the
number of "conversions was
bchoine advertising fakes
havo about run their raco and
rotired to the shades of privacy
until a now crop of suckers ar-
rives on the stage of business
activity. The most successful
merchants now know by costly
experience that newspaper ad-
vertising is tho best and only
really reliable method.
Judge M. O. Davis is a candi-
date for re-election to tho oftico
of Justice of tho Peace for pre-
ciuct No. 1 of Tom Green coun-
ty subject to tho action of tho
Judge Davis since his election
to this oftico has discharged its
duties with tidality honesty and
impartiality. He has made a judi
cial officer singularly free from
bias or prejudice and decides
his cases on the ovidence and
after the evidence is all in. Mr.
Davis has made an acceptable
ofiicer always attentive to the
For District Attorney.
In the announcement column
will hn found the name of W. A.
Anderson for the important office
of District Attornoy of this the
51st judicial district. While wo
havo not tho honor of Mr An
derson's acquaintance wo aro as-
sured by friends that the gentle-
man is eminently qualified for
the position and will make a flno
officer if elected. We .take
pleasure in reproducing from the
Sonora Sun. Mr. Anderson's
homo paper the following Com
plimentary notice of his candid r-cy:
W. A. Anderson is well quali-
fied to fill the oftico to which he
aspires; for three years he has
been county attorney of Sutton
county.and even his enemies will
nrlmit. that he has done his work
I thoroughly and well. As for
ill irii-tti wtrcnci
Our neighboring little city of
Miles challenges the admiration
of till lovors of progress. A
mass meeting of citizens was
held there Friday for the pur
pose of taking steps to open up
roads in all directions from
Miles and committees of promi-
nent citizens were appointed to
secure rights of way aud view
out the roads. The matter of
building a largor school house
was considered also and com-
mittees appointed to see what
could bo done. The progressive
people of Miles ovidence tho fact
that thoy intend to build up a
it Handles the best Fresh Meats Home Made Lard
xto Sausapc uressca rounry cic g
f PHONBwa h. C. ALLEN Prop.
IVJUK UKUER3 Wll-1 DC niLWiuniLw .
Fail to call for Pensions.
In a list of -1711 pensioners
who havo failed to call for their
ponsion money published in
Sunday's Houston fost mo ji
office and courteous to lawyers
and litigants alike. His re-elec
tion would be hailed with pleas-
ure by a host of friends who will
gladly support him in this race.
From the Devils ttlver New.
lowing names appear in
Tom Green Jas. M. Adams
Water Valley; J. M. Craig Gar-
Coko county: W. 13. Denton
Robert Lee; Caroline Adams
Bronte; Mrs. A. J. Smith Fort
Concho county: John F.
Daracot Paint Rock.
Menard county: .Fan a Black-
Nervous children uro almost nl-
way a thin children. The "out-door'
boy la boltlom nervous. Willi Lb
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strengthens the system and assists to
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Tho News takes pleasure in
presenting to tho voters of the
102. Representative district Dr.
A. L. Taylor of Sonora as a cau-
didate for the Democratic nomi
nation for representative.
Dr Taylor was brought out by
the Domoeratic Executive com-
mittee of Sutton county at a
meeting held in Sonora last i n-
day and the committees recom
mendation is endorsed by tno
people of the county irrespective
Ac is well-known the News has
been an "Independent" in poli
tics for tho past ton years aud
heartily endorses Dr. A. L. Tay
lor for representative not
hDcause of his politics but be
cause he is a favorite son of
Sutton county and a man of
oursolf we have been closely
associated with Mr. Anderson
for nearly threo years and dur
that timo he has stood before us
in nearly four hundred cases
and each and every time he has
conscionciously tried to do his
duty to the state in misdemeanor
cases or crivo his clients satisfac
tion in civil cases therefore we
can say from personal observa-
tion and of our own knowledge
that he is well fitted for the
office. Suttou county is going to
ask the other counties in this
district to rally to the support of
Mr. Anderson and ask them to
help nominate and elect him; if
he is elected wo are sure he will
give universal satisfaction.
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g W. S KEENAN Gen Passenger Agent Galveston 2
Pecos Valley Stockmen Benin
nig To Raise Hogs.
The famous Pecos river valley
in Western Texas and Eastern
Now Mexico which for years
loomed up like a giant in tho cat
tle and sheep Industries now
bids fair to eclipse tho record
made In those forms of livestock
bv branching out at a hog raising
and feeding country. Hereto
fore the valley has been peopled
mainly by big operators who
have taken advantage only of
those forms of live stock that did
best on the native grasses but
later years the excellent crops
raised on the lands of the valley
combined with luxurant fields of
that wonderful plant alfalfa
have civen opportunity for
swlno to bo raised and fed in tho
valley says the Drovers Telegram.
Geo. H. Webster Jr. the big
sheep man of Carlsbad N. M.
who was on the market this week
with a consignment of clipped
lambs gave a few statements
concerning the boom that hog
raisinir has taken in tho valley.
According to him several of the
biir operators in the valley havo
decided to branch out in hog
raising in junction with their
cattle and sheep interests. Not
only have the old timers been
suddenly taken with the notion
but new settlers from the East
have settled down to feeding
porkers in earnest. Mr. Web
ster himself will soon engage ex-
tensively in tho new business.
W. C. Hamilton of Roswell is
another new convert to swine
raising in the valley.
The premium for extensive
handling of porkers however
belongs to Clinton Chisholm of
Roswell. Mr. Chisholm is a
young man in years and not an
old timer in the valley but what
ho lacks in those respects he
makes up in others. A few years
ago he graduated from tho Ohio
college. Now he is the owner of
.1000 fine brood sows - most of
which are duo to farrow this
March or April. A neighbor of
Chisholm's who was in a short
time ago with cattle said he
looked for that part of the valley
to be one vast pig pen before tho
summer rolled around. However
that be Mr. Chrisholm certainly
has a big stock of ho0s on hand
and when his new crop comes in
will have a -herd" of hogs that
will put tho small feeders of
Kansas Missouri or Oklahoma
completely in the shade
Nearly all of'his sows were
bought in Kansas. Ho thorough-
ly canvassed the purebred herds
along the Santa Fo in the Sun-
ilower state and secured stock
that would bo a credit to tho
valley as well as money makers
wheu sent to the market. All
during the drouth last summer
while many Kansas farmers were
sending in their hogs to market
as fast as thoy could get thorn
together Mr. Chisholm went
from place to place buying his
Kansas City is tho natural
market for tho Pecos valloy hogs
and if tho calculations of tho
stockmen in the latter section do
not fail this market will soon no
drawing regular supplies from
tho valloy. The cattlo rate from
points in the valloy is 81Ac. and
cattlomon havo found it 'pays to
ship in grass steers at that tanll.
At present there is no hog tariff
between Kansas City and upper
valley points such as Roswell
and Carlsbad. From Pecos City.
however at the lowes end of the
valloy there is a rate of 57c.
Hcg men claim that the present
prices hogs aro bringing will
make shipments pay even at that
rate. It is expected that tho
impetus tho hog raising business
is receiving in tho valloy will
result in a rate being made in
tho :ieui future.
Officials of the Santa Fe which
toad taps tho valloy declare
that part of the country is ideal
for hog raising and feeding.
Beiug a ue'w country there is
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little danger of cholera being in-
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alfalfa and corn raised by irri
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Truly, P. E. The San Angelo Press. (San Angelo, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 7, Ed. 1, Wednesday, February 19, 1902, newspaper, February 19, 1902; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth116007/m1/2/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .