The Knox County News (Knox City, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 10, Ed. 1 Friday, March 27, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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R¡"pe"t Stevens hr.s
his resignation with
phone company to, take eíIVct
Arhl 1st. He w:l! }>'. from here
t. > Hamlin. Cecil Fox a-ill look
ftcr t [• o companys 'interests af-
ter that limo.
Á Card of Than!.;s.
- I wish to thank the people of
my community for their kind-
ness ,",h -no to me at the time o i
r.he death of my husband and
son. 1 can not say words to
express my thank-'.
Mrs. Aliie Christopher.
I made a little mistake last
week in my article i wish to cor-
i ect. 1 said the Knox County
binging Convention met at G 1-
espie on Saturday night before
the second Sunday in April,
where it should have read be-
fore the first Sunday.
W. N. Reynolds.
KNOX CITY, KNOX COUNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, MARCH 2 7, 1SC8.'
UNION GROVE ÍTEMS
There was rre-ching at the
Grove Sunday by Rev. Lackey of
the iJuuo community.
There was sinking at: Ir Fogies
The Literary Society at the
Grove met last Saturday right
the program was excellently
rendered, Miss Bo .vie demon-
strated the value oí' elocution in
one or two well rendered pieces.
We also i.eard some fine in-
strumental music by Srat Rich-
ards, violin. Afton Minims, Or-
gan and Miss Liillie Armstrong,
Guitar. Every one enjoyed his
self and we hope that our visito s
will come next time the Society
der its program Friday evening.
There will be preaching at the
Grove Sunday;every boby come.
Well friends dont forget to
think twice before you do as
anyone tells you on April '1st.
What Wc Need.
We have the best located town
in West Texas. This is the
most choicest spots on the globe
and being blessed with many
natural advantages make o*r
. The measles are } retty bad in ^lllUro much brighter than that
the Mitchell- community.
Through the courtesy of Mr.
J. W. Boyie. manager of the C.
H. Manan Muafb Company, the
whole of Knox City spent a most
enjoyable evening on Monday
First on the programe was
music on ■ the famous Edison
A Bailey Club was organized
at G llespie last Saturday night
with W. R, Moore as chairman
and Emmett Partridge as secre-
tary. The entire community
was out at the organization
I'or Sale—At a bargain, a sur-
ry and harness good as new.
Cash or good security.
Mrs. C. L. Lazenby,
,, , • ,, Graphone.
Cox has organized. XT . • u n **
, , , ,, ~ . Next was music by the Messrs
a singing school at the Grove. ,, , , vu T,
i. , , . . ,, , Me::ds and Labeth, Miss Bess.e
he commenced teaenmg Monday.~ ,
. , , rpi ii- • Morris and Mrs. Owen, on the
ight. The school is progressing . ...... ,
! piano, violin, guitar ane mando-
jlin. The music was highlv en-
The boys of this community; joyed by iittle, big, old and
are getting the base ball fever
again, we hope that they will
get a good case of it.
Mr. C. H. Mayo one of Mr
K. 1Í. Maleys tenants is planting
cottcn this week. This is ab ut
the earliest cotton planting that
we have heard of. This speaks
well for the progressive nature
of the people of this community.
The Literarv Society will ren-
young. We all have learnt that
Mr. 'Boyle is the man to go to
when wanting an entertainment
of this kind, and we feel sure
that he will a)way have a warm
place in the hearts of the young
W. N. Reynolds the Incandes-
cent light man has installed
some lights in the Baptist Church
which was rieeued very much.
outside wcrld or anyone looking
for a location for an oil mill or
an electric light plant. Write
us or any business man of the
town or Commercial Club.
We are sure toiocateyou. You
need our help we need yours.
Lost.—Two steel bars one mile
north of river on Benjamin road.
One about five feet long the
other eight. Kindly leave same
at the otfice of the Haskell tele-
The crew of workmen of tne
Haskell Telephone Company are
in the city and began work on a
party line running a number of
miles northeast of town.
of any other town in these
parts. We are surrounded dy a
very fertile body of soil which
contains just enough sand to
cultivate easily. Our yield of
coit cm for last year averaged one
hail' bale per acre and if we had
had a good year there is no tell-
ing what the yield would have
been. In the years here-to-fore
the yield has been so great that
numbers of bfcles have been left
in the field, our farmers not be-
ing able to secure sufficient help
to na1 her it. There will be much
more cotton in this year than we
have had the previous years.
Our territory to the west is un-
limited and the cotton and seed
of many of the western counties
are marketed at Knox City
There is no enterprise that
would be a more paying invest-
ment than an Oil Mill.
We have avery social and intel-
lectual class of citizens who stand
as one family for the town, and P. F. Jackson called to se3 us
who would patronize an electric hist week and had us order the
We are glad to ad the name
of E. H. Boyle, Burkett, Texas
to our subscription liss through
tho courtesy of his brother J. W.
J. W. Watkins one of our
prominent subscribers called to
see us this week. He says he
couldn't get along without the
light plant very liberaly. A
plant of this kind would be a
grand success financially. We
hand these sugf,vi?vf ns to the
Fort Worth Record for him.
J. A. L. and H. B. Ward were
pleasant callers this week.
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Why wait to get that Easter dress when you can get it now and have it made. Our showing of
Spring Goods will equal any stock shown in the larger cities. Come in at once and select your
Dress while the assortment is large. It is useless to tell the people that our stock of Waists and
Skirts is the finest ever brought to this part of the state. We are proud of the encouragement we
Have received. Those that have seen these beautiful waists and skirts say they are the most
Stylish they have seen in this part of the State. Our assortment of embroideries and trimmings is
indescribable every kind of lace, liques, bands in all the new weaves. In fact you can get any
kind of trimmings you can wish for. We are sole agents for Knox county for the Celebrated
Warner Bros. Corsets, every pair guaranteed. It is worth your while to note a few of the domi-
nant points about these corsets for all time and which are covered by an absolutely garmted fea-
tures not found in other corsets. Price range from $1.00 too $2.50 a pair can fit every form.
These clothes are designed for men and young men and have all the snap and go to them that can
be found in the most expensive and tailor made clother. The prices are right. Our line of
Gents Furnishings is complete and you can get anything you want. Come to us for everything and
if yon get it you will know its correct. : : : : : *
Our showing of Spring Millinery will be the greatest display of Millinery Art ever displayed in
West Texas. Watch for our opening announcement. Tailored Hats now on display. :
Knox City Mercantile
"Fastest Growing Store in West Texas
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Atterbury, E. B. The Knox County News (Knox City, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 10, Ed. 1 Friday, March 27, 1908, newspaper, March 27, 1908; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth178934/m1/1/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.