The Brand (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 46, Ed. 1 Friday, January 2, 1903 Page: 1 of 12
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Per Year $1.00
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Entered April 17, 1902, as second-class mail matter, post office at Hereford, Texas, Act of Congres of March J, 1879
HEREFORD. TEXAS, JANUARY 2, 1903
IF YOU WANT TO BUY OR
sell Property, Cattle or anything
else come and see us. W
have a very fine list of
properties to show
Yours for business
BROOKS BROS. & GRAVES
Col. J. H. Kindred has been re-
appointed postmaster at Amarillo,
The Ochiltree Star, by O. D.
Mead, is a new newspaper venture
At Ochiltree's county seat.
Good cattle looks better, does
better and pays the man who owns
them a b-jtter per ccr.t cn his invest-
Rev. Edgar L. Story, late of
Kerrvilic, has aoGepted the pastorate
oi* the Presbyterian church at this
place.—Clarendon Industrial West.
Editor W. E- Gee has been ftp.
pointed by the Potter county officiate
to fill the office of county attorney,
the one recently elected having re.
Thi Santa Pe Railway, ft is said,
is figuring on another crossing of
the Canadian river about two miles
west and up the river from the
present crossing. It is claimed that
a better approach can be had by this
change from both sides. - Higgins
The Christian Endeavor society
of Canadian recently donated $40
from its treasury for the benefit of
Hank McGee, one of its members
who is now at the McLaiu Institute
in St Louis under treatment for
C. E. Fyfe, brakeman on a freight
train, was badly hurt in the yard at
Clarendon recently two blocks east
of the depot while attempting to cut
the engine loose from the train, be-
ing caught between the bumpers and
was badly mashed just below the
It ficems that the cale of the
Clarendon electric light system
proved a flash. The fellow did not
put up any money and when he got
away he concluded it was best to let
it go. This investment ha? not
proven a profitable one.—Memphis
From Kenna to Amarillo the
plains country is dotted with prairie
schooners, Where two years ago
there was nothing but jack rabbits
and coyotes, there are now windmills,
and even orchards, in some Instances.
It is difficult to believ: until s;:?n. -
Stringfellow'Hume Hardware Co.
Whol«3ala and Retail
Bain and Mitchell Wagons, Imple-
ments, Hardware, Barbed Wire,
Water Supplies, Eclipse
Capt. W. H. Crawford of Giles,
while returning from the Christmas
exercises at that place, was killed
by his team running away, throwing
him from the wagon,
The constant us/ of two gravel
wagons this week has greatly im-
proved the condition of our streets.
Clarendon can soon boast of the best
streets i:i the panhandle.—Industrial
Marriage Causes Excitement,
Last Wednesday at 5 o'clock, p,
m., Ethel Morgan while down town
met with Lloyd Blackwell, whom
the parents of the girl have pre-
vented from marrying her for some-
time, and the two went at once to
Rev. C. E. Chambers and were at
once married by hira, after which
they went to fiiackwell's father's.
Mr. Morgan was socn notified and
armed himself and went on a hu>t
for them. The couple kept them-
selves in hiding, however, that r.ight
and next day. Yesterday a com-
plaint was filed against Mr. Mor
gan, who was arrested and re-
quested to give a peace bjtid. which
he refused to do. He was then
taken to jail atjd a yet rtill refuses
to make th/* bond, though several
parties have volunteered to go on
The charge of forgery was mad-
against Blackwell and thi.s morning
he surrendered himself and wa.
placed under $500 bond for hi
appearance to trial. It is claimed
that both Blackwell and the girl ar*
und *r agr.', Both would have show:
much better jujgmcnt by waiting
until they were of age.--Ciareudct-
All parties having account:; at
grain and "roai stor<; of Johns '
Ferguson will please call and s.
trie same at once. C. C. Ferg
having purchased D. F. Johns
interest in the business, all accoi
ar¿ payable at the oi l stand.
D; F. JOHNliOi'.
40-tf C. C. FriGt'$c>:
Notice to Prospectors.
On Monday an i Tuesday of e.v*
we-k I will b " prepared to take par
ties out for inspect! >n of the XI '
lands, advertised for sale e!sf*h?r •
in this paper.
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Vanderburgh, Frank L. The Brand (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 46, Ed. 1 Friday, January 2, 1903, newspaper, January 2, 1903; Hereford, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth142331/m1/1/: accessed June 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Deaf Smith County Library.