The Brand (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, April 11, 1902 Page: 1 of 12
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HEREFORD, TEXAS. APRIL 11. 1902
Canyon City will soon use fuel
A literary society has been organ-
ized at Floydada.
The Daily Champion is a new
venture at Amarillo.
The only saloon in Sherman
county closed last week.
All the former city officers of
Clarendon were re-lected.
Henrietta's electric light plant is
now run by Beaumont oil.
An addition is being built to the
Methodist church at Clarendon,
A runaway horse at Childress
caused tome damage to R. H.
The Quanah Baptist is the name
of a new paper at Quanah, Rev. J.
T- Bell editor.
A Mr. Hitson lost his house and
contents by fire at Childress. Logs,
$650; insurance, $400.
J. A, White of Vernon has secured
the contract for the building of a
new oil mill at that place.
Fire destroyed the residence of
W. A. Shipley at Floydada, Only
a few things saved. No insurance.
Dr. J. W. Grace and F. V. Can-
non will hold an undenominational
protracted meeting at Childress in
Jno. A. White was awarded the
contract for the erection of a two-
story brick building at Wichita
The Cumberland Presbyterians of
Childress will erect a church build-
ing as soon as a suitable lot can be
H. J. Wright sold his ranch on
Palo Duro to C. F. Croley & Son of
Denton. Including cattle, the sale
amounted to $70,000.
Sanger Bros, will pay the trans-
portation of 140 inmates of the
Confederate Home at Austin to the
Dallas reunion and return.
A brick-yard with a capacity of
15,000 pressed bricks per day is to
be established in Paradise Creek,
Wilbarger county. The machinery
is to cost $8000.
The city election in Amarillo re-
sulted in the election of S. Light-
burne mayor and M. C, Nobles, E.
W. White, N. Conally, W. M.
Warren and J. P. Floyd alderman.
The city election for recorder and
four aldermen at Quanah resulted in
the selection of J. C. Ferguson for
the former and Jno. Ledbetter, J. S.
Woolbright, J. D. Carroll and Dr.
J. L. Adams for the latter.
All the old teachers of the public
schools of Quanah were re-elected,
but Superintendent Howard has sent
in his resignation on account of
failing health. He has been at the
head of the Quanah public schools
To J. W. Kelly and wife of Lock-
To James Hyatt and wife of
Beverly, a b3y.
To H. Joe Isaacs and wife of
Amarillo, a girl.
To J. P. Reck and wife of Claud,
March 28, ?. boy.
To J. Y. Scott and wife of Vernon,
March 31, a girl,
To J. W. Kelly and wife of near
Floydada, a girl,
To Harry Mason and wife of
Vernon, March 28, a boy.
Walter Penn and Miss Rftsa Tutts
of Silverton, March 30.
P. M. Bush and Miss Lee Roberts
of Wheeler county, April 2.
F. L. Moore and Miss Janie
Muncy of near Floydada, April L
Floyd Ewing, of Childress county,
and Miss Hope Hamilton of near
Lockney, March 30.
L. L. Erwinof Clarendon. March
Infant child of R. L. Gist and
wife of Claud, March 28.
A correspondent from Ochiltree to
the Canadian Record says :
" There are but few people in the
counties adjacent to the county of
Ochiltree that are aware of the fact
that in Ochiltree county there is
still existing the ruins of an ancient
city. But this is an undisputed fact,
nevertheless. Perhaps a century
ago, or possibly longer, a beautiful
valley on Wolf creek, fourteen
miles souhwest of Ochiltree, was in-
habited by an industrious class of
people. We say they were in-
dustrious because the ruins of some
thirty or forty buildings are plainly
visible. Pieces of their ancient
mills, or concave stones used for
grinding grain, adorn the yards of
many of the residences of Wolf
creek today. This alone is con-
clusive evidence that they were in-
dustrious and cultivated the soil.
Otherwise they could have had no
use for these primitivo mills. These
early settlers were no doubt Span-
iards, but we have been unable to
gain any information relative to
them in history. Possibly in 1734,
when the Fathers from Santa Fe
visited San Saba to establish a
mission, part of them may have
done likewise in this section of the
country. These ancient buildings
were of different dimensions. Some
were 30x40 feet wide. We noticed
one that was 36x70 feet. On tho
point of a cliff towering over this
ancient village still exists the foun-^
dation of another building. This
was perhaps used as a signal station
to warn the inhabitants of the village
in case of danger of an attack from
We have just received a letter
from F. T. Ramsey, the nurseryman „
requesting us to place the "Here-
ford Nursery" on our subscription
list, which we do with pleasure.
Among other things he says :
" I feel happy over my prospects,
and possessions at Hereford."
Mr. Stimson, the manager of the<
Hereford Nursery, called at thi«
office on Saturday to gst the neat
stationery which we had printed and
said that the work of establishing
the nursery was progressing nicely,
and that he had a few more trees
for sale, which were ready for spring
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Stone, B. P. The Brand (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, April 11, 1902, newspaper, April 11, 1902; Hereford, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth142292/m1/1/: accessed July 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Deaf Smith County Library.