The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 5, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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The Aspermont St
S. W. THOMAS, Editor and Proprietor.
ASPERMONT, Stonewall Co., TEXAS, Thursday, Mar. 5,1908.
The Cowboy State Bank
J. D. Davis, Pres. R. E. Kloepper
J. Westerfeld, 1st V. P. F. H. Parker
Ario o B. Davis, 2nd V. P. H. Leonards
A. P. Kelley. Asst. Cash. A. E. Leavitt
W. B. Ferrel, Sec.
rotan. - texas.
Mrs. Nancy Johnson.
Mrs. Nancy Johnson died at
her home in Guthrie, King-, Co.
Texas, Wednesday Feb. .2(>th, a-
bout 9 o'clock a. m., aged 76
years. Deceased was a mother
of two of our leading citizens,
Messrs. George and John Martin.
She came to Texas, in 1842
and was married to Mr. Martin
at the age of 20 years. To them
was born six children. In later
years she was married to Mr.
Johnson and to them was born
She was a christian from early
life. "Blessed are they that die
in the Lord, for verily they do
rest from their labors."
Her remains were laid to rest
in the family burying ground at
Mr. Geo. Gilkerson's near Gat-
ling, on Feb. 28.
W. J. Bilberry.
It's a Hustler.
Hunt's Lightning Oil is up and
doing alt>hc time. It cures your
aches, p« '-s, cuts, burns and
bruises vvi e you sleep. Rub a
little on y©*r misery and feel it
■ a ¿c-, J--— .
GOULD IS TO BUILD
TEXAS TO COLORADO
Rai road Erom Mineral Wells
To Trinidad Will Open
Chicago. 111., Feb. 27.— Autho-
ritative announcement has been
made that while the financial de-
pression has caused delay in the
carrying ouf of the Gould plans
for building an extension of the
Weatherford. Mineral Wells and
Northwestern division of the sys-
tem from Mineral Wells, Tex.,
northwest to a connection with
the Denver and Rio Grande at
Trinidad, Colo., the project by
no means has been abandoned.
Preliminary work in connection
with the survey is in progress.
More than 400 miles of the route
has been decided on. The ex-
tension is to be almost an air line,
of lower grade than the Fort
Worth and Denver or the Colora-
do and Southern, both of which
it will harallel for a considerable
portion of the distance.
The distance from Mineral
Wells to Trinidad is about 700
miles. This at present is the
largest railroad enterprise on
hand in the Southwest. The
particular object in view is to
jion up by the most direct route
possible the Gould system of
roads in Colorado with that in the
Southwest, in order to gain an
outlet for Colorado traffic through
Galveston. In addition to this
through traffic, which it is desir-
ed to handle economically and ex-
peditiously, the local traffic to be
obtained from the full develop-
ment of a vast region of Texas
territory to which the building of
the extension will contribute im- j
mensely, is deemed of enough j
importance to justify of itself the
prosecution of the enterprise.—
and Haynes were opponents in
the race for sheriff last election
and there sprung up an ill feel-
ing which has existed since that
Lubbock Sheriff Kills Man.
Lubbock, Texas, Feb. 27.— j
(Special)—J. W. Haynes was!
fatally shot Saturday night by L.!
W. Roberts, sheriff of Lubbock
county, and died Sunday morn-
ing at ^):30 o'clock. The ball en-
tered just under the right nipple
and came out near the backbone,
ranging downward. It is claim-
ed by Mr. Roberts that Haynes
had a knife and would notsubmit
to arrest.—Ft. Worth Record.
A message from Lubbock to
D. R. Couch, who is a brother-in-
law to Sheriff Roberts, gave the
following particulars of the kill-
ing above mentioned:
At about midnight on the night
of the killing Roberts was called
over the local telephone to come
to a certain house in town and
take charge of Haynes, who was
drinking. On approaching the
place it is said that Haynes re-
sisted arrest and made an attempt
to kill the sheriff but was himself
shoi stated above. Roberts
Mr. J. A. Kidd and Mrs. Isa-
belle J. Snellings were married
at Center View church Sunday
af 4 p. m.. Rev. A. T. Ford, pas-
tor of the church, officiating. A
large audience witnessed the cer-
emony and offered congratula-
tions. Mr. Kidd is one of our
most substantial aud well-to-do
citizens and the bride is a most
excellent lady. There is said to
be such a thing as oeople marry-
ing too young, but such is not the
case in this instance as both par-
ties are of mature age, and we
predict for them a happy union.
Here's hoping, anyway.
Good For Everybody.
Mr. Norman R. Coulter, a
prominent architect, in the Del-
bert Building, San Francisco,
says: "I fully endorse all that has
been said of Electric Bitters as a
tonic medicine. It is good for
everybody. It corrects the stom-
ach, liver and Kidney disorders
in a prompt and efficient manner
and builds up the system." Elec-
tric Bitters is the best spring
medicine ever sold over a drug-
gist's counter; as a blood purifier
it is unequaled. 50c. at Will
Marr's drug store.
Money not safe in a def
tional Bank—is absolutel
in a' defunct State Bi
proof and details read it
Bank Law, or call on
e Cowboy State
ROTAN, : TEXAS
R. M. Reed, a very
and able young lawyer of
mont, spent last Thursday
in Hamlin. He was an
guest at the banquet given 1
T. S. Whiteley in honor of 1
R. Allison. Mr. Reed is á cj
didate for the legislature
his district, and while |/w/|nb
these parts are out of hisl
tory, there are many herea
who know him best who
take a delight in casting-a vote
for him if they but had the op-
Those knowing themselves
debted to the Spencer Lam
Co., and whose accounts are
since due will please come in
settle up and save costs,
are forced to make these
J. B. Lipscomb,
That Beautiful doss
comes from the varnish in De-
voe's Tarnish Floor Paint; costs
5 cents more a quart
Sold by Little Joe Tanner.
Our elegant line of "SUPERB" Gothing has arrived and is
now open and ready for your inspection. Call and see it
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We have a nice line of Ready-to-wear Spring Millinery which we would
like to have you call and see before making your Spring purchases.
Call and see
Farmers Supply Co
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Thomas, S. W. The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 5, 1908, newspaper, March 5, 1908; Aspermont, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth168354/m1/1/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stonewall County Library.