The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 22, No. 29, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 5, 1920 Page: 1 of 8
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The Aspermont Star
ONLY PAPER IN STONEWALL COUNTY
ASPERMONT, TEXAS, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY !> 1920
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nights each week. It wili do
you good to forget your trou-
bles by attending the show
two or three nights each week
We have a Vaudiville com-
posed of 15 people booked for
all next week. Watch for fur-
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JoIiiimoii Clutpel News
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i'lca-V rtlh'W i-piive :n the. ('••.
Ntiwx Pup-r for a ;'-:w of th-
lit:ws happenings Gii.'i garden
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Old man S!e« i- and Mrs North
or have gom; ba«'k to Amorilla to
spend a few days wi'h horn"
folks. The Clulf Coast Refining
Co, has moved 40 foot South and
nnd started another new hole,
The.v say the weather is much'
■him tii ii mm*.
: TO ENHANCE THE CHAR VS OF LOVELY
WOMAN IS As ENVIABLE ACHIEVEMENT
Negro House Burns
Last Monday, in the early
pnrt of Uie night, the old Av^ery
residence in Southeast; Asper-
■mont, which was purchased a
few days ago by li. A. Jachson,
(Col.), was dnstroyed by fire
It is rumored that the house was
set fire by some one, but as far
as wh are able to Isarn the offi-
cers have no clue as t" who did
We are not a nesrro sympa-
thizer and do not care much
for the negro, but we do think
that if the house «an set fire,
the person i?ui!ty of same should
autfer the penalty that the law
prescribes. If we want the ne-
gro from among us we can get
them out ..i' town in a much
more civilized manner than by
burning them out.
We understand that a private
citizen offers a 1100,00 reward
for the capture and coiiMction
of the person who set the fire.
The City also offers a $100 00.
i'\ O. Senter. Uel Whiten and
<}uy Senter were business visi-
tors in Ft. Worth and Dallas the
first of this week.
Miss West visited friends in
Stamford Saturday and Sunday.
| Anollter T<Yst Woil fV-r
: The lintbors have:arr)veii oi.d
are being hauled out. 'or ihc
; c'tion of ;i derrick on the
I win ranch about 6 miles south-
least of to vr\ and we hear that
Mr. Baldwin hu.^ ''-r, contact
for anotl.er well to be dril'ed
somewhere on his p!<:ce.
The .veil on the White ranch
5 miles southwest of town has
been abandoned on account of
losing a bit and no: bein^ ah:*-
to get it out, The derrick hn ■
been skidded over and they will
begin drilling a new hole within
a day or two,
The well at Old Glory, from
what w« are able to lerrn, is
progressing nic< ly and that they
are down ab:mt 1000 feet
Up to Wednesday night of
this week. Weigher Holing re-
ports 2178 bales of cotton weigh-
If you.need a sowing machine
we have it. The Free Machine.
Have them in n'oek row.
Chas. F. Gibson
FOR SALE BY
wormer and the prospects
oil are much better as they are
some closer to Ranger.
Health is fairly good, with a
few exceptions. Mr. Luther
S'ewart's eldest son has been on
t he sick list the last few days.
Mr. Jim McDonald, who was re-
po'ted dead last week, is im-
proving, and we are glad to
know it was a false report in re-
gard to his being dead.
Mrs S. W. -Jackson went to
Aspermont Monday and rues-
The. Sie'rii'" at !!•v. Amo.
li '>liJii?s'y -'.urida.r night was en-
joy^by all present
,1. 11 Liles is it/ported up and
yroii'.tf ofrer a few days illn.es?.
ivlr . W. A. M ;Laury went to
the C;:oiia! Monday and I'ues.
Rev." D. Ts^'^iite filled th •
i-'uipit !.t Double Mf. Monday.
Utu:le Hilly W. !d.r«']> ond Mr
Erm-st: K';'g left Tut-sduy f--r
HufValo G.-.p to sne::d a f> days
It is reported tita' Mr. W.J.
Holmes his bought a fine Jer-
sey Cow and is going to help
nake war on the high cost of liv-
Mr, J. M. J .lie-;' car, which
has been in the county sanitari-
um for the past several months,
is reported slowly improving md
will soon be out again.
Mrs. D. N. White and child-
ren visited at the home of Amos
Mr. and Mrs Prank Frank
Stewart are the proud parents
of a fine baby girl, mother and
oabe are doing fine and Frank
is doing as well an could be ex-
Terry McCommon who has
been visiting here among friends
for several weeks is leaving
next week for his home in Col-
orado! you girls have my sincere
You should have been at the
birthday party Saturday night
at W. M. McGlothlins.
Mew automobiles are taking
the place of orairieFdogs in the
Johnson Chapel community.
Cotton Picking, we think, will
wind up i" time for the 1920
crop. Most people tire afraid to
plant much cotton this year as
the gathering is too big a job
for the natives of west Stone
Well Mr. Editor I have enjoy-
ed t hit- little vHt but I hear an
••ther hen cackling so 1 muck go.
Luck to the Star.
!§j A large part o! a modern drus; shop is devoted to the
y sale of Toilet .Articles and lYepara'.iw-s which are needed
in caring for the skin ami complexion. This is as it should
be. lor i! is now considered woman's duty to protect the
charms with which nature endowed her,
We handle all worthy preparations as soon as they are
on I he market—provided, of course, we consider them
Chap Lotions, Face Creams, Powders. Rouge. Alas-
sage Preparations, Hair Tonic,. Manicure Goods, '-'oilet
First Attention To All Orders for the Sick
CONNE'T YOUR HOME WITH A <TRSTCLAS
DRUG Si ORE.
THE ASPERMONT PHARMACY
During 'he lurst ihro* weeks
mere th;;n 300 tl. if , •< 1
ten w. S s have b--< n :<ur h s-
ed th'-t'-ueb : *1 echoed '.hi ift
We sell the Bain Wagon and
curry them in stock.
Chat. F. Gibtou
eiu. Miss A• ns vo th' • roe.m
.fenderedn -i.-lernMd thr;,5t pro-
gram the firs' wi ok, m'VI that
room l inked first in th/1 pur-
chase of sumps. La- r vw-ck
each >v"m wa< repre-.erred in
the program. This w ek the-
se vent h grad^ entertait.td Ai
song somposed l>y the pupils I
and an essay by Jet tie Hess Os-
borne are worthy of especial
mentioo. The seventh grade's
thrift investment was first this
The girls are doing some inter-
esting ball playiug since they
were thoroughly organized laet
week into three basket ball and
one volley ball team. This
gives the girls of the grammar
grades and high school recrea-
tion. but the younger ones need
it too. Help that playground
fund statted by the Phoenix
Club. Thelma Roberson and
Nancy Hahn are coaching the
third team of basket ball girls,
The Camp Fire Girls gave up
theio Friday's work so that the
Girls' Athletic Association might
have a picnic.
Aspermont pupils will partici-
pate in the National Essay Con-
test February 20, and we trust
other schools of the county will
do the fame. In addition to the
National prizes for which they
compete. Taylor county children
are being offered valuable cash
pe.att. lo.iijg cup , ineuals, etc.
as local honors.
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Mv. I'" E '.';r idson and Miss
Wiliu Kin^< ry were married
*V.'<.hcsu;u Ki-i.rUa,-y 4ih at the
kom.- e.f the i>i id;j parents. Mr.
a.HO Mrs -L <> K oyi'iv of the
rior'.heast pm <•:' Gv county.
H v. Bov.-ii ofliciati d.
Mr. J ick Kennedy and Mi.is
Ayleen Polk of Hotan were mar.
ried at the Court House in As-
permont Thursday of last week.
Hev. Bowen performing the
Soils Rooster for
You can get what you want in
Chas. F, Gibson
Albert Baugh has our thanks
for cash on subscription this
H. G. Neidecken told one of
his thoroughbred Single Comb
Brown Leghorn roosters this
week for $25 00. The purchaser
was Mrs. JoeShelton, of Butler
• lint Smith of Junction Glty
has our thanks for cash on sub-
scription this week.
You can get what you want
in Harness at
Chas. F. Gibson
Bub Norris of Swenson shot
us with the price of the Star
Poll Tuxes Paid
Th<* Collectors books show
that there were 888 poll taxes
paid in Ston«waII county for
this year, of this number only
141 were women We imagine
there will be quite a number of
women who will wish before the
year is gone, that they had paid
their taxes. In next weeks is-
sue we will give the names of
all the qualified female voters of
If you need a sewing machine
we have it The Free Machine.
Have them in stock now.
Chaa. F. Gibson
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Dunwody, Will A. The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 22, No. 29, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 5, 1920, newspaper, February 5, 1920; Aspermont, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth126221/m1/1/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stonewall County Library.