The Hereford Brand (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, July 24, 1908 Page: 1 of 12
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The Hereford Brand
HEREFORD, TEXAS, July 24. 19O0
THE FINAL APPEAL TO ALL VOTERS
WILL BE HADE TO-DAY, BUT WE APPEAL TO YOU TO CONSIDER THE QUALITY OF YOUR FURNITURE A5 YOU
—— WOULD YOUR BALLOT ——^——
IT IS THE FURNITURE
That gives character to the home. The stateliest mansion will not attract if inappropriately furnished.
For every room in your house we have Furniture that will add to its beauty, and in addition to it's at-
tractiveness, every piece of our Furniture is built solidly and honestly. Long service is as much of a
requisite as beauty with most people. We provide both. <fl"Do you need an extra chair for the Parlor or
Sitting Room—Something stylish and conventional to give tone to the home? We can supply your wants.
ALL HEAVY PIECES OF FURNITURE SHOWN ON OUR FLOORS GO AT CLEARANCE PRICES.
These make an array of bargains that you will appreciate and recognize as the best bargains to be found.
Now is the time to complete your house furnishing; Come see our lines and if you want anything for the
home you will surely buy. We call your special attention to our immense stock of Rugs and Curtains,
comprising the productions of the leading manufacturers of the country. We have just received a large
shipment of the Best Quality Tapestry Brussels Rugs, Velvet Rugs, Extra Quality Axminsters and Wilton
Velvets. Also the most exquisite line of Fringed Tapestry Curtains, Bordered Curtains, Nottingham and
Battenberg Lace Curtains ever shown in Hereford. You are invited to visit our store and inspect every
department whether or not you are ready to buy.
We Take Pleasure in Showing Our Goods.
Wholesale and Retail
State Make Auto
E. B. BLACK
Hmbalmer and F:uneral Director
Southwest thru the
the officers of the
gineering & Cons
four prominent cit
old Buckeye state4
of business and'speql
on the Plains of T
conditions and si
ities of the count
sisting of O. M
of the Miami V
Eugene H. Hug
den and Jas.
ton on the T*
corted by S.
the Plains f
ford and A
miles by di
that Via h
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F. M. Bor-
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et at Stan-
'cific and es-
joint to Here-
istance of 246
miles on the
M a great deal in
never passed ov-
•tch of territory
r dozen or more
In this case only
as he called them,
fed. He remarked
that the country seemed to be a vast
valley without water courses of any
note, but that, at the same time, well
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flMQ 1 1
supplied with water. Each of the
party, without exception, expressed
his utter surprise on seeing the pro-
ducts of the country. All, with one
accord, said that they were pleased
with the outlook and were intensely
interested. Their purposes were
to look over to proposed route of the
Colorado, Hereford & Gulf railroad.
They left Tuesday afternoon for
their homes, carrying with them a
good report of the Hereford country.
Mr. and Mrs. Lipscomb Entertain.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Lipscomb en-
tertained at their home in honor of
Miss Ingalls Gyles last Saturday
evening. In the reception hall where
the color scheme of red was earned
out, Miss Hattie Shirley presided at
the Punch bowl. In the early part
of the evening Miss Pattie Estes
sang "Absent," after which all en-
gaged in a contest, "nuts to crack,"
with much enthusiasm. Misses Shir-
ley and Witherspoon proved to be
the champion thinkers. In the dining
room which was beautifully decorated
with Shasta daisies, ferns and sweet
peas, a four course lunch was served.
Misses Gregg and Mason gave? few
instrumental) selections on the piano.
Later Miss Estes sang "Love all for
Those present were : Misses
Estes, Shirley, Gregg, Withercpoon,
Morgan, Waterman, Gough, Dona-
van, Woodburn, Arthur, Gyles, and
Mason of Dallas; Messrs. Dameron,
Earl and Leron Gough, Parks, and
nf Frinna. A flmrcr
THE LIQUOR TRAFFIC
Robt. G. Ingersoll the great Infidel
on the Giant Evils of
McGhee & Eskildsen are the ones
to finish your kodak ñlms. 23-tf
"I am aware that there is a pre-
judice against any man engaged in
the the manufacture of alcohol. I
believe from the time it issues from
the coiled and poisonous worm in the
distillery until it empties into the
hell of death, dishonor and crime,
that it is demoralizing to everybody
that touches it, from the source to
where it ends. I do not believe^that
anybody can contemplate the sub-
ject without being prejudiced againrt
the crime. All we nave to do is to
think of the wrecks on either side of
the stream of death, of the suicides,
of the insanity, of the poverty, of
the destruction of the little children
tugging at the breast of weeping and
despairing wives asking for bread,
of men of genius it has wrecked, the
men struggling with imaginary ser-
pents produced by this devilish
thing; and when you think of the
jails of the almshouses, of the asy-
lums, of the prisons and of the scaf-¡
folds on either hand, I do not won-
der that every thoughtful man is
prejudiced against this vile stuff
"It breaks the father's heart, be-
reaves the doting mother, extin- ¡
guishes natural affection, erases love
blots out ñlial attachments, and1
blights parential hope and brings
premature aee in sorrow to the erave.
It produces weakness, not strength ;
sickness not health ; death, cot life.
It makes wives widows, children or-
phans, fathers fiends, and all pau-
pers. It feeds rheumatism, nurses
gout, welcomes epidemics, invites
cholera, imports pestilence and em-
braces consumption. It covers the
land with misery, idleness and crime,
i It engenders controversies, fosters
quarrels and cherishes riots. It
crowds your penitentiaries and fur-
nishes victims to the scaffold. It is
the blood of the gambler, the ele-
ment of the burglar, the prop of the
highwayman and the support of the
midnight incendiary. It counten-
ances the liar, respects the thief,
esteems the blasphemer. It violates
obligations, innocence. It violates
obligations, reverences fraud, hon-
ors infamy. It defames benevolence,
hates love, scorns virtue and inno-
cence. It incites the father to
butcher his helpless offspring and
the child to grind the patricidal axe.
It burns up men, consumes women,
defests life, curses God and despises
Heaven. It suborns witnesses, nur-
ses perfidy, defiles the jury-box and
stains the judidial ermine. It bribes
i voters, disqualifies votes, corrupts
j electiocs, pollutes our institutions
and endangers the government. It
degrades the citizen, debases the
1 legislator, dishonors the statesman
and disarms the patriot. It brings
shame not honor; terror, not safety ;
despair, not hope ; misery, not hap-
piness ; and with the malevolence of
a fiend, calmly surveys its frightful
desolation, and unsatiated with havoc
it poisons felicity, kill peace, ruins
morals, wipes out national honor,
then curses the world and laughs at
its ruin. It does that and more—it
miir^Aro fh «/Mil Tf ic (Ha cum r\(
EOR NEW DEPOT
Work Will Begin Not Later Than
August ist- Material for the
Foundation Already Here
ail villainies, the
the mother of all
devil's best friend
father of crimes,
The following letter from Mr. Tur-
ner to Mr. J. W. Lacey, local agent
will make interesting reading matter
for Hereford people and will also
show that something is doing in rail-
Amarillo, Texas, 7, 21, 08.
Mr. J. W. Lacey, Agent,
Dear Sir : I have let contract for
new dept at Hereford.
Avery Turner, V. p. & G. M.
From it will be seen that the Pé-
leos Valley is going to do something
| elegant for Hereford. The building
will be located at the foot of Dewey
Avenue, \ist across the street from
j Curtsinger's. With this location, it
; will not be necssary to cross the
| tracks in order to board the train.
The express rooms will be in the ex-
treme west end of the building.
The waiting rooms will be models of
neatness and comfort.
At the Christian Church.
11:00 a. m. July 26th. The
Church—Its Mission and Method.
8 :30 p. m. Eternity in the Heart.
S. T. Shore, Pastor.
The Home Bakery will take or-
ders for cakes of anv kind. 20-tf
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Elliot, A. C. The Hereford Brand (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, July 24, 1908, newspaper, July 24, 1908; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth142582/m1/1/: accessed January 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Deaf Smith County Library.