The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 16, 1913 Page: 3 of 5
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LAWYER & ABSTRACTOR
Especial Attention to Examining and
Perfecting Land Titles.
Notary Public in Office
Office upstairs over First National
Bank, Aspermont, Texas.
HULON K. FINLEY
Physician and Surgeon
OFFICE:—at the Star Drug Store
WM. JORDAN, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon,
Office at Aspermont Pharmacy
ASPERMONT. - TEXAS
A. A. ANNIS
Office over Star .Drug Store
J. M. Carter, Lawyer
Practice'in Stonewall and adjoin
NOTARY IN OFFICE
Office N. W- of Courthouse.
J. E. DAVIS, Prop.
p octter equipped than ever
fore to serve the public,
P K^th with local and long
Notice of,Sheriff s Sale
By virtue of an Alias Execu
tion issued out of the Honorable
District Court of Tarrant Coun-
ty, on the 23rd day of June, A.
D. 1909, in the case of Aug. A.
Busch & Company, August A.
Busch and A, E. Faust compos-
ing the firm of Aug. A. Busch &
Company, versus G. W. Bills, I.
J. Pierce and J. W. McGougb,
No. 27(371, and to me, as Sheriff,
directed and delivered, I have
levied upon this 27th day of De-
cember, A. D. 1912, and will, be-
tween the hours of 10'o'clock A.
M. and 4 o'clock P. M., on the
first Tuesday in February, A. D.
1913, it being the 4th day of said
month, at the Court House door
of said Stonewall County, in the
town of Aspermont, proceed to
sell at public auction to the high-
est bidder, for cash in hand, all
the right title and interest which
J. W. McGough had on the 27th
day of Dec., A. D. 1912, or at any
time thereafter, of, in and to the
following described property, to-
wit: All that certain tract or
parcel of land situated Stonewall
county, Texas, about 12 miles
west of Aspermont and "particu-
larly described as Section No.
300 in Block D, certificate No.
29-2132, H, & T. C. R. R. Co.
land, being 640 acres, said prop-
erty being levied on as the prop-
erty of J. W. McGough to satisfy
a judgment amounting to $575.91,
in favor of Aug. A. Busch ^Com-
pany and costs of suit, less a cred-
it of $275.00.
Given under my hand this 27th
day of Dec., A. D. 1912.
F. O. SENTER,
Sheriff Stonewall County,'Texas.
ANCIENT STATUTE UNCOV
ERED BY COMMISSION'S
Asks Repeal of Law Enacted ir
1S74—Act Hinders Organi-
zation of Private
Dallas, Texas.—The Texas Wel-
fare Commission in its investigation
of legislation in relation to the or-
ganization of private corporations
developed some very ancient statutes
which have been covered by the de-
bris of a half century of custom. One
of these statutes which has been
water-logged by custom and has es-
caped the notice of many corpora-
tions that depend largely upon bond
issues for financing their projects
was brought to the attention of the
Commission by R. C. Duff, chair-
man. The statute in question wa«
adopted in 1874 and prohibits pri-
vate corporations from incurring an
indebtedness greater than the amount
of their capital stock.
Many private corporations ignor-
ant of or indifferent to this law
have frequently violated it and by
common custom have long ignored
it, but corporations that place their
securities upon the market where
they are examined by skillful law-
yers find their bonds rejected on ac-
count- of this statute. The provision
was incorporated in our law upon the
erroneous theory commonly accepted
at that time that a corporation
should not incur a debt greater than
the amount of the capital stock. The
Commission finds the statute a men-
ace to creditors in good faith and
asks that if be repealed.
The watering of stock of private
corporations also came in for se-
vere censure at the hands of the
Commission and they made a plea
for higher standards of business
morality in legislation for the pro-
motion'and organization of private
corporations. The report of the
Commission.of this subject in part,
is as follows:
"When the disposition of the state
concerning railroad securities is re-
membered, it is remarkable that pub-
lice sentiment has not heretofore
driven our legislatures to throw more
safeguards around the organization
of private corporations, whose stock-
is intended to be sold to the people
of Texas. Some rational legislation
that will insure some reasonable re-
levancy between the value of the
property owned or to be owned by
the corporation and the securities to
be issued by the same should be
At the Methodist Church.
Notice of Sheriffs Sale
You are cordially invited to at-
tend services at the Methodist
church next Sunday.
Subject, morning hour. The
Elder Brother; evening hour,
The Prodigal Brother.
M. M. Beavers.
To the Confederate Veterans
You are called to meet at As-
permont on Saturday, Jan. 25th.
Would like for everyone to be
here on that day. Important
business to attend to.
M. V. Guest,
The Baptist Willing Workers
met at the home of their teacher,
Mrs. D. R. Couch.
The meeting was called to ord-
er, the third vice president called
Gracie Senter to act as president.
The president called Caloma Hill
to act as secretary,
New officers were elected as
Eula Mae Link, sec.
Sallie Forgus, trcas.
Lonelle Couch, Pres.
Gracie Senter, vice pres.
Cayloma Hill, press reporter.
After which thev were served
A man may use the wart on the
back of his neck for a collar but-
ton, ride the back coach of a
railway train to save interest on
his money until the conductor
gets around, stop his watch at
nis,rht to save wear and tear, leave
his i s or t's without a dot or cross
to save ink, pasture his mother's
grave to save corn, but a man of
CREA^H ^R CRUMBLE. Every man should create
a found or success before old age crumbles his
earning ,_.s, A small savings account started to-
day, NOW, will start you on the road to independence.
The farther you travel on thif road the less you will |
wish to turn aside.
Make OUR Bank YOUR Bank
The First National Bank
„ Aspermont. Texas **
Bv virtue of an execution is-
sued out of the Honorable Dis-
trict Court of Dickens County, on i
4th day of June, A. D. 1912, in
the case of the State of Texas
versus Ernest E. Edwards, prin-
cipal. J. J. Edwards and B. L.
King, sureties. Xo. 364, and to
me. as Sheriff, directed and de-
livered, 1 have levied upon this
31st day of December, A. D.
1912, and will, between the hours
of 10 o'clock A. M. and 4 o'clock
P. M", on the first Tuesday in
February, A D. 1913, it being the
4th day of said month, at the
Court House door of said Stone-
wall County, in the town of As-
permont, Texas, proceed to sell
at public auction to the highest
bidder, for cash in hand, all the
right, title and interest which B.
L. King had on the 31st day of
Dec., A. D. 1912, or at any time
thereafter, of, in and to the fol-
lowing described property, to-
wit: All that certain tract or
parcel of land situated in Stone-
wall County, Texas, about 15
miles west of Aspermont and par-
ticularly described as S. W. 1-4
of Section 335 in Block D, certifi-
cate No. 29-2150, abstract No.
209, H. & T. C. Ry. Co. land, be-
ing 164 acres, said property be-
ing levied on as the property of
B. L. King to satisfy a judgment
amounting to $1000.00, in favor
of the State of Texas and costs of
Given under my hand this 31st
day oí December, A. D. 1912.
F. O. SENTER,
Sheriff Stonewall County, Texas.
his sort is a gentleman and schol-
' ar compared t.o the fellow that
; will take a newspaper for a }^ear
or two and then to set^e for it
puts it back into the postoffice
hant at Swenson, was in thecitj
Don't ' your 1914 calendars
until you b c our line. You will
Have several hundred samples to .
select from and the prices will be
as low as the lowest.
A. G. Hemphill, the big mer-
■rH OF DRES5ÉP
W© éhíp into this state $53,000,000 of meats and provisions, mostly
annum.—Texae Welfare Commits
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McCarty, Richard H. The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 26, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 16, 1913, newspaper, January 16, 1913; Aspermont, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth168516/m1/3/: accessed January 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stonewall County Library.