The Brand (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 2, Ed. 1 Friday, February 27, 1903 Page: 1 of 10
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Entered April 17, 1902, as second-class mail matter; post offlcc at Hereford, Texaa, Aet of Congress oí March 3, 1879
HEREFORD, TEXAS, FEBRUARY 87, 1903
IF YOU WANT TO BUY OR
sell Property, Cattle or anything
else come and see us. We
have a very fine list of
properties to show
Yours for business
T. J. GRAVES & CO.
Amarillo is to have a wholesale
dry goods house.
A commercial club has been or-
ganized at Quanah to promote the
business interests of the town.
Iiart, the man who killed Tom
Driskell at Amarillo two weeks ago,
has been admitted to bail in the sum
The board of directors ct the
Dallas Commercial Club last week
addressed a petition to the State
Legi ilature asking that the Bryan
quarantine bill be not passed.
M. W. Hall, of Vernon, and
'•Sockless" Jerry Simpson, of Ros
well, will be the principal orators at
the Panhandle Cattlemen's Conven-
tion, watch meets at Childress next
; A fatal duel waa fought Wednes-
day between Thomas Dickson and
J. W Hickey In Haskell coun'v.
Dickson was shot to death. The
pen Vete prominent stock raisers
-nd quarreled over a division of
property. They met on the high
*ay and fought it out with Win-
. hestera. Hickey if in jaij.—Quanah
S. Taber an aged citizen of Ciar-
endon, died last Friday night,
Felis Howard and MÍ3S Mol-
lie Appling were married at Claude
Tuesday, February 17.
That civilization is advancing with
rapid strides in Donley county there
can no longer be any question.
They are contemplating down there
the erection of a new $10,0G0 jail.
Four cars of slips, wheelers and
graders were unloaded at Tucumcari,
N. M., February 15, and work will
begin on the Choctaw extension from
Amarillo, Texas, to that place as
soon as the weather clears up
The commissioners' court of Wil-
barger last week redeemed and can*
celled $2600 of W.lbarger county
refunding bonds, also ordered county
treasurer to take up $1000 jail bonds
and $4000 court house bonds.—Ver-
Th' lo3s of cattle throughout this
section is *xpert-d to be pretty
he^vy. Mrs. J. D. Ha-sell ha . 'ost
ten heid, P S. Roberts thirteen an 1
oth'rs th.it we have h*ard of * m
on* to three herd. Reports frsrn
th-; Mill I on ranc'i is to th* ^ifect
that the lo.i3 v I Vr orp 2S to 50
per cert. Th - range in this section
U over stocked and the loss from
now on to spring will be heavy un-
less the weather is very favorable
Stringfellow=Hume Hardware Co.
Wholesale and Retail
Bain and Mitchell Wagons, Imple-
ments, Hardware, Barbed Wire,
Water Supplies, Eclipse
H. J. Holcomb and Miss
Deborah Simpson were married near
Chillicothe, Tuesday, Feb. 17th.
The suit of John Kelley against
the Ft. W. & D. C. Ry. for damage
for loss of a leg over a year ago,
resulted in a verdict by a jury for
$10,000. The railway company has
appealed the case—Clarendon News.
Reck Bros., who engaged last
fall in hog raising, say they are
well pleased with their venture.
They have a large number of pigs,
and as they have good warm pens
they anticipate very little loss from
cold weather.—Claude News.
The Memphis hotel was destroyed
by fire the night of February 18.
The flames started from a galvan-
ized flue leading from tha dining
room, The building bel- nged to J.
A- Kinney, formerly of Gordon, Tex.
His loss is $3500, with no insurance.
David Sotuerville, manager of the
ste-r pasture of the Mitadofs, oame
down from Ch <p:iiri\r Sund <y, en r >ute
to Kansas City. Whil" tH ir range
]• r ot in very go ! condition, Mr.
3 -iperville states
t.v coming * ¡roí
con lition. -Live tock Champion.
At a meeting of th • Railway C'ub
of Amarillo held la-t Tiu'sday
afternoon, the Liventocc Champion
was designated as the official organ
of ?tat organisation, co"np'ii*1 of
members of the Order of Conductor ,
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen.
Order of Railway Trainmen and
Order of Railway Operators. —Live-
LEGISLATORS RUN AMUCK.
A Quiet Little Game Interrupted
and Some Distinguished Gen-
Austin, Tesas, Feb. 18—A gen-
eral raid of private poker and crap
games was made by Constable Mor
ris and a large force of deputies ami
numerous arrests were made.
At a leading hotel a poker gam-
was broken up and eight arrest
were made, including several mem-
bers of the legislature. All gav
bond and were released withou
having been taken from the hotel.
The raid caused much excitement,
being the first since th? moral w:.v
spread over Au-tin one month a^o
I wish to announce that I am no*,
prepared to do all kinds of fee<:
grinding ar.d cutting at my place in
52tf B. H. Frazier.
After February 1st coal an l potts
will not be sol 1 on longer timr than
Hereford Grain & Coat. Co
C. C, F-KGVSO.N.
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Clark, Addison, Jr. The Brand (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 2, Ed. 1 Friday, February 27, 1903, newspaper, February 27, 1903; Hereford, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth142339/m1/1/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Deaf Smith County Library.