The Crockett Courier (Crockett, Tex.), Vol. 23, No. 18, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 30, 1912 Page: 1 of 8
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®hc Crockett Courier.
Entered as Second-Class Matter at Crockett Post-Office.
Subscription Price $1.00 Per Annum, Payable at Crockett
MOTTO: "QUALITY, NOT QUANTITY."
CROCKETT, TEXAS, MAY 30, 1912.
VOLUME XXIII—NO. 18.
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS' COURT.
^ Some of the Proceedings of a Special
Session Held During the Month
The Courier last week published
some of the proceedings of the May
regular term of the commissioners'
court, which included all claims al-
lowed except exofficio salaries as
appeared in the minutes. We find
much interest manifested in the
commissioners' court proceedings,
especially in regard to the payment
of claims. A number of our sub-
scribers have asked us why we
have not published these proceed-
ings regularly. Our only explana-
• tion is that we have been busy with
other matters, such as the proceed-
ings of the district court, the gen-
eral rush of fall and winter busi-
ness, and previous to these, the
county fair and the good roads
question. Last week we had a little
breathing spell and took advantage
of it to get the proceedings of the
May term of the commissioners'
court. This week we give some of
the business transacted at a special
session of the court held in April,
which is in addition to the regular
This special session was held be-
ginning April 24, the purposes of
which were, as appears of record,
to make annual settlement with the
tax collector, to inspect the work
done by the national government
on the Porter Springs road ánd to
arrange for re-establishing, with the
aid of the Anderson county com-
missioners' court, the county line
between Anderson and Houston
The minutes do not show what
disposition, if any, was made of the
county line question.
The Kennard school district bond
election was declared carried as
follows: 44 for, 25 against.
A school district tax election was
ordered for May 25 at Cohnor Creek
^ A school district bond election
was ordered for June 1 at Creek.
The following claims were al-
J. M. Torrence, repairing
windows at jail $ 12 30
C. A. Clinton, plumbing, etc. 3 70
City of Crockett, scavenger 12 00
u J. H. Sharp, janitor service 25 00
Clark & Courts, stationery 34 85
Mrs. A. L. Goolsby, balance
report 363 19
C. T. Rains, building bridge 12 00
W. E. Gainey, work on road 18 50
J. Q. Adams, hauling lumber 8 95
Rook & Brooks, lumber 158 83
R L. Watson, lumber and
hauling 6 26
J. W. Woolley, lumber and
hauling 63 28
0 A. M. Blakeway, building
and repairing bridges 13 20
Clay Jones, hauling culverts 6 00
Steve Baker, work on road 5 00
Rex Morgan, work on road,
etc. 18 31
In this Hoosier Cabinet the owner has put 110 dishes, 41 packages and more than 200 other articles. She saves miles of steps.
Only Nineteen More Women Can Join the Hoosier Club
and Get This Famous Cabinet for $1.
A City of "Model Kitchens"
All over Crockett womeu who own Hoosiers are delighted
with their kitchens. Praises are endless.
"I wouldn't be without my Hoosier for $100."
"It is simply wonderful. It saves miles of steps for tired
"The only perfect kitchen cabinet I ever saw."
"It puts everything in my kitchen at fingers' ends."
"It saved me at least $15.00 last year in supplies."
Out of 450,000 Hoosiers sold, you couldn't by a second-
hand Hoosier Cabinet for love or money anywhere in all
What You Get With the Hoosier
Without éxtra cost you get with the
Hoosier a sanitary, metal flour bin, capacity
65 pounds; "clock-face" patented want list;
roomy cupboard for cereals, dishes, etc.;
metal sugar bin, dust-proof; crystal glass,
air-tight spice jars; glass air-tight tea and
coffee jars; handy utensil hooks; sanitary
•rolling pin rack; improved metal bread and
cake box; metal cake tray; compartment
cutlery drawer; linen drawer; large pot and
kettle cupboard, pan racks, sliding shelf;
convenient cutting board; patented alumi-
num covered table, 40x39 inches—larger,
more convenient than a kitchen table; cop-
per plated adjustable door fasteners; ball-
bearing, high grade preessed steel casters.
Finish is golden oak, water and steam-proof.
Size—height, 5 feet 8 inches; width, 3 feet
4 inches; depth of lower section, 2 feet 4
How soon will 25 Hoosiers be sold?
Six already taken.
The Club Plan in Detail
A certain number of Hoosier Cabinets
have been sent to each of the 3000 Hoosier
How a Hoosier Cabinet Saves Miles of Steps
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Your table is the center of all your kitchen work.
Everything you take to your stove, to your sink, to
your dining room, first goes onto your table. Every-
thing you bring from your pantry, refrigerator, cup-
board, cellar, goes onto your table.
If you must walk from place to place to collect these
s and put them back again, your kitchen is not
It tires you.
Your ideal kitchen saves these steps by combining
in the Hoosier Cabinet a pantry and cupboard aroum
a big table covered with pure aluminum.
The Hoosier Cabinet puts everything at your fingers'
ends. You can sit down at work. Your table is not
cluttered. Spices, sugar, salt, dishes, flour, utensils—
everything has its place. You get through quickly.
agents (leading furniture merchant in each town) to be §old
on the famous Hoosier Club Plan. Membership in these
clubs is limited by the number of cabinets sent. Each mem-
ber admitted pays $1.00 membership fee; balance in $1.00
weekly dues for a few weeks. The cabinet is delivered at
How Low Fixed Price Protects You
The Hoosier Club Plan differs entirely from the installment
plan which often is linked with unknown goods at high
prices. The Hoosier Cabinet cost is lowered by great volume
of Hoosier sales. To insure you full benefit of this cost sav-
ing the low price of the Hoosier Cabinet is fixed at the factory.
You enjoy the liberal credit of the club plan without pay-
ing one penny more than this low fixed price.
Oily 25 Women Can Join.
Thousands of women all over America
buy Hoosier Cabinets every month. With
this great club offer the demand doubles.
The number of Hoosiers on the Club Plan
for each town is limited to 15, but we have
secured permission to increase the member-
ship to 25. Only one woman in five who
wanted Hoosier Cabinets could get one in
some towns where this plan was tried first.
Those who want a real Hoosier Cabinet
should enter their names early.
Get a "Model Kitchen Book" Free.
A small supply of the "Model Kitchen
Book," famous text-book on kitchens used
in Domestic Science Schools, has been re-
ceived for distribution among women inter-
ested in "model kitchens." It contains a
complete description of the Hoosier Cabinet,
and 25 illustrations including several photo-
graphs of model kitchens. To each lady
who asks, we shall be glad to give one of
these books, while they last, free.
Deupree & Waller
iGs* Three Thousand Furniture Merchants who believe in many sales at small profits display this license sip. They are good men to know. "^3
S&Q35/5>V Mr - LICENSED AQENTS FOR
m> hoosier kitchen cabinets
Total $761 37
The following against road dis-
trict No. 1, Grapeland:
Jv W. Young, expenses to
Austin $ 15 00
O. C. Goodwin, cert, copy
comp. certf. 75
First National Bank, expense
delivering bonds Chicago 30 00
First National Bank, pay-
ment attorney fees to
Total $395 75
The following against road dis-
trict No. 3, Crockett:
First National Bank, pay-
ment attorney fees to
bond company $5850 00
First National Bank, ex-
pense delivering bonds
O. C. Goodwin, certf. comp.
J. W. Young, expenses to
Total $6,010 75
The following for court attend-
S. H. Lively
G. R. Murchison
J. A. Harrelson
J. M. Creasy
$ 9 00
To Work Cemetery.
Editor Courier:—Will you please,
through your valuable paper, say to
the friends and the connection of
the Old Grandpa Grounds graveyard
to meet me there on June 22, 1912,
at 9 o'clock, with hoes and pitch-
forks, and dinner, to clear off the
graves of our dear ones. Your
friend, J. N. Tyer.
The Confederate Reunion at Lovelady.
Monday, May 27, the citizens of
Lovelady met to plan for the enter-
tainment of the old Confederate
soldiers on June the 5th. Commit-
tees were appointed, etc. Each per-
son was instructed to invite as
many as he could. The old soldiers
of Houston county, however, are
especially invited. It was decided
to make June the 5th a day of joy
and happiness for the Confederate
We are going to have a basket
dinner and all who attend will be
expected to bring their baskets
filled (this of course does not in-
clude the^old soldiers). Big tables
will be prepared, and all the people
of Houston county are invited and
expected to attend.
The school board held a meeting
Tuesday night and elected the fol-
lowing teachers for the next session:
Donald McDonald, superintendent;
Masters from Hico, principal; Miss
Lena Bromberg, Miss Dollie Faris,
Mrs. A. R, Spence, Mrs. Maud Pence,
Miss Etta King, Miss Bunnie Ar-
rington, Miss Minnie Craddock, Miss
Annie Stokes and Mrs. Austin
Woodall. A vacancy is yet to be
filled. D. H. Jones was re-elected
as principal of the colored schools.
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Aiken, W. W. The Crockett Courier (Crockett, Tex.), Vol. 23, No. 18, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 30, 1912, newspaper, May 30, 1912; Crockett, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth177661/m1/1/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.