The Hereford Brand (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 28, Ed. 1 Friday, August 21, 1908 Page: 1 of 12
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The Hereford Brand
HEREFORD. TEXAS. August 81. 1906
Hubbard & Barnett's Department Store
The Greatest Yet
Saturday morning in our Clothing Department the bargain
event of the year will be launched, when we begin to sell
what is left of our stock of Stylish and Seasonable Clothing
at Low Hurry-Out Prices.
HERE ARE THE PARTICULARS:
We have about 75 Men's Suits, some are $17.00, others are
?„Aeieoi> worth from $18.50 to $25.00, and the majority are from
% $20.00 upl As we constantly live to our established motto,
no goods should be carried over to the following season, we place them on sale
Saturday morning at
In this selection you will find Blacks, Blues, Fancies, in two and three-piece Suits.
Every suit a good one. Every man should be on hand on this day, Saturday, August
22, and take advantage of this opportunity.
No More Than One Suit to a Customer
They are all this season's goods===nothing reserved. The lines are to well known to
need introduction. Thev are Hart Schaffner & Marx. Kantbebeat and Perfection.
C. S. Richards, constable of pre-
cinct No. 1, did a smooth piece of
work last Saturday when he took
charge of a gentleman who, it is
alleged, had appropriated a horse
and buggy in New Mexico without
the knowledge and consent of the
owner. As soon as Mr. Richards
received notice of the matter, he got
on a warm trail and soon had his
man located in a down-town restau-
rant. Ke found the gentleman at
his dinner and laid his hand gently
upon his shoulder and told him what
he wanted. At first a little discon-
certed, the stranger replied that he
guessed they had the right man.
But he soon gathered his nerve and
finished his thirty-five cent dinner
with good appetite. The party, who
had given his name at the postoffice
as J. W. Martin, where he had reg-
istered a letter containing $25 of the
$4fl that hi haH r# r#ivpd from fien
Cloyd for the horse, but his right
name proved to be J. M. Boykir ,
which he afterwards acknowledged.
Mr. Cloyd was a little uneasy when
he found that he had bought the
wrong horse, but he soon saw his
money again when the alleged party
fell into the hands of the officers.
Boykin had been in town since the
night before but h^d kept himself
scarce around the streets. He, how-
ever, spent two or three hours in the
courthouse, where he wrote several
letters on the stationery of the sheriff.
Of course no one thought he would
use such stationery of the high offi-
cer of the county, but when he was
caught he still had several envelopes
in his pocket. The two gentlemen
who owned the horse and buggy came
up Sunday to identify thei" property.
The sheriff from Clovis carné up with
Phone 79 for "Niggerhead" Coal.
Tic Vioct T-TiVlrc Rr íTarrienn
John A. Johnson.
Uncle John Johnson is dead !
When this m- .-.age was passed along
from friend to friend last Tuesday
morning, the words left a deep feel-
ing of sadness and sorrow in the
hearts of his many friends and ac-
quaintances. Uncle John, as he was
familiarly known by his friends, had
not been in good health for some
months, and for the past several
weeks, he had seemed to be gaining
his former strength. But last Thurs-
day night he sustained a partial
stroke of paralysys, which effected
his speech. From this time, he
gradually grew worse until the end
came at 10 a. m. Tuesday, Au-!
gust, 18, 1908. At his bedside were ¡
a few friends, who had come in to!
administer to his needs, his loving
wife, his adopted son, Lee Johnson
of Snyder, his brother, Jim Johnson
and family of Amarillo, and his nc-
1 Dhews. Ed par and Albert Tohnson.
and his nie .e, Mrs. C.
The funeral services were '-or -
ducted from the family r-: Jence by
Rev. Claran'"'; Tuerman of the
Church of Chris', of wr.ich Mr. John-
son was a member,
His friends acted as pall bearers :
J. H. Head, G M. Suggs, J. I)
Bourn, H. O. Hubbert and Jno. D.
Jarrott. A long procession of friends
followed the remains to its last rest-
ing place. Interment was ma le in
the Hereford City cemetery.
John A. Johnson was born in Hay-
wood ccunty, Tennessee, March, 2,
1851 and died at Hereford, Tuesday
August, IS, 1908, being 57 years, 5
months and 16 days oid. He was
married to Miss Anna Roberts at her
borne in Mississippi, December 26,
1870. One child was born but died
in early infancy. In the fall of 1880
he and his wife moved to Denton co-
unty, Texas, where he lived until j
1899. whpn thev came to Amarillo. >
Sullivan, in 1 came to Her-:' >r•! and
■-* r v him
he was engaged in the
iness up to the time of h¡i death.
Two brothers ar; : two si i'ers Virvive
him. Thcugn ne ra;-.-i r¡o v. iren
of his own, he had ore adopted son,
Jim johnson, whose home is at
Snyder, Texas, r. : ni> tw.j nephews
YTrc r Í
• ■ • • r v
Sulliivan, made their
home wit.o h.:n since their early
childhood. He was as a father to
Uncle John w is well liked by all
who knew him. His congenial nature
• and kind heartedness made him "of
good report" to every one. He was
a successful business man, a good
neighbor and an honest man.
A Good Proposition.
If you are looking for a good bar-
gin in land or in town property call
on Bourn &Ott. They have a num-
ber of inquiries for close in property.
What have vou to sell? 28.2t
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Elliot, A. C. The Hereford Brand (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 28, Ed. 1 Friday, August 21, 1908, newspaper, August 21, 1908; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth142586/m1/1/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Deaf Smith County Library.