Weekly Courier-Times. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 96, Ed. 1 Friday, December 23, 1910 Page: 1 of 6
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BIGHT PAGES TODAY.
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Absorbed Tyler Dally Poet November 28, 1910
TYLER, TEXAS. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1910.
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No Lime Phosphate
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MEETING OF EAST TEXAS m COMMITTEE FORTY-EIGHT
"I am quite
positive that the
me of alum baking
powder should bo condemned."
—Prof. Voughan, University of Michigan,
In buying baking powder
examine the label and take
only a brand shown to be
i\ r mp^e with/Tream ol Tartar. 7 J
A pure, wholesome, reliable Grape
Cream of Tartar Baking Powder.
Improves the flavor and adds to
the healthhdness ol the food.
TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS.
Since acquiring the Courier-Times
property, and after a careful Investi-
gation among our advertisers, and af-
ter talking with quite a number of
subscribers, we have decided to change
the Semi-Weekly Courier-Times into
a weekly edition, for two or three rea-
sons. So hereafter, there will be no
it the Semi-Weekly edition, but
weekly paper will be Issued on
Instead of Saturday, and will
Mled out In time to reach every
^ber in the county by Friday,
atly people living In the coun-
h to take advantage of Satur-
rgains offered by merchants,
tanot do so, since the paper
2\ng the advertisements of th<>
ri^ does not reach them until
furday.iand hence they are denied
-'|The privilege of purchasing goods at
** reduced prices, which is always the
case when special sales are put on.
Another reason for changing to a
weekly edition Is that we will be bet-
ter enabled to concentrate our ener-
gies on one big paper, containing nil
the news of the week. It can be mail-
ed with more promptness an dthe sub-
scriber will know just when to expect
his paper. There will be no more
disappointments after next week, but
eyw subscriber will receive his papor
regularly and with just as much
promptness as the city subscriber re-
ceives his daily paper. .The country
subscriber pays for his paper, and he
expects It every week, Just the samo
as the city man pays for his paper
and expect It to be delivered promptly.
Many new and attractive features
are in store for subscribers to the
Weekly Courier-Times for next year,
announcement of which will be made
In full within a few weeks.
It shall be our purpose to constant-
ly Improve the paper. We believe the
people of Smith county are entitled to
the best newspaper that It Is possible
to produce, and we are going to gtv¿'
It to them.
Within the next few days we will
be through revising our lists and get-
ting the mstraightened out since the
Are which swept away everything con-
nected with the plant, except the mall
list, which was badly damaged.
We take this opportunity to thank
our subscribers for their friendship
and patronage in the past, and hope
to continue to merit same.
We wish every one of you a merry
Christmas and a happy New Year,
with «any joyous returns.
As mentioned In yesterday's paper,
the chairmen of the ward committees
were guests of C. W. Boon, the gen-
eral chairman of the East Texas fair,
at a luncheon at the Malavunsos Cafe.
The committeemen present were:
Frank Ooldwater, Ward No. 1; Os-
car McFarland, Ward No. 2; H. E.
Byrne, Ward No. 3; J. H. LeGrand,
Ward No. 4; S. A. Llndsey, chairman
of the Country Committee; Charles W.
Boon, Chairman of the General Com-
mittee, and Messrs. S. Bruck, L. I,.
Jester, J. H. Herndon and Secretary
The lun.cheon was first-class in every
respect, such as this popular place al-
Mr. Boon stated that the Interest In
the fair, as far as he could elarn, was
growing over the entire county, and
that stock would be subscribed by all
Inlluentlal farmers; that he had no
fear but that a big block of stock
would lie taken by the farmers In gen-
eral; that he had talked to a number
of the prominent farmers of this coun-
ty, and that they had all agreed to
take stock and now it only remained
for our business men to get busy and
keep np the enthusiasm already
For First Ward, Mr. Ooldwater se-
lected as his committeemen to place
tho stock of the East Texas Fair: H.
M. Rosensteln, John A. Lott, J. J. Bar-
tholomew, and Mr. Jones, the real es-
Ward No. a, osear McKarlaml,
chairman: T. B. Butler, Henry Crutch-
er, L. 1.,. Jester and T. H. Swunn, com-
Ward No. 3, H, E. Byrne, chairmu;
A. E. Judge, J. II, Herndon, 8. Bruck,
John Hughes and George R. Illll, com-
Ward No. 4, J. H. LeOrand, chair-
man; Will Goodman, W. B. Marsh,
Elwood Carlton, J. H. Adams, commit-
County Committee, S. A. Llndsey,
chairman; H. It. Marsh, Gu¡>. F. Tay-
lor, Pat H. Beatrd, Harl P. Smith, A.
General Committee, <3- W. Boon,
It was agreed to have a big muss
meeting on the evening oi January 10
at the Commercial Club rooms, at
which meeting the committee will
make Its report, and a full and free
discussion will be had of the fair
Now that the movement has gotten
such a line start, it will be an easy
matter to push it along. There Is no
question but that the people want the
fair. The right kind of men are at the
head of the enterprise, and its suc-
cess is almost assured before any fur-
ther move is made.
Of course, every progressive citizen
Is expected to be on hand at the meet-
ing on the evening of January 10 to
take part in the meeting.
GOVERNOR CAMPBELL PLAYS
SANTA CLAÜ8 TO CONVICTS
Austin, Tex., Dec. 21.—Governor
Campbell today signed forty-eight
pardons, which may be strictly term-
ed Christmas pardons. During the
month of December he will probably
Issue between seventy and one hun-
dred more certificates freeing those
now confined in the state penitentiary,
but his actual Christmas pardons
number but forty-eight.
Among those who will get these
much-sought Christmas presents from
the governor are found many of the
friendless whose cases have been
worked up entirely by the board of
pardon advisors In conjunction with
the governor. Many of them arc life-
termers who have been convicted on
murder charges and have served fif-
teen or twenty years on their terms.
Others are boys—boys who commit-
ted crimes between the ages of sixteen
and twenty. There are also several
Mxlcans In th list.
CITATION BY PUBLICATION.
Tho State of Texas.
To the Sheriff or any Constable of
You are hereby commanded that
you summon, by making publication
of this citation in some newspaper
published in the county of Smith for
eight weeks previous to the return day
hereof, the unknown heirs of John
Reed, deceased, and the unknown
heirs of J. L. Powell, deceased, whose
residence is unknown, to be and ap-
pear before the Honorable District
Court at the regular July term there-
of, to be holden in the county of
Smith at the court house thereof, in
the city of Tyler, Texas, on the 21st
Monday after the first Monday in F^O-
ruary, A. D. 1911, the same being the
3rd day of July, A. D. Í911, then and
there to answer a petition filed In said
ocurt on the 12th day of December,
A. D. 1910, in a suit numbered on th?
docket of said court No. «740, wherein
P. H. Kidd Is plaintiff and the un-
known heirs of John Reed, deceased,
the unknown heirs of Mrs. S.
Reed, deceased, and the un-
known heirs of J. L. Powell, de-
ceased, are defendants. The nature
of the plaintiff's demand being as fol-
lows, towlt: That on the 1st day of
January, 1895, plaintiff bought of J.
L. Powell 177 1-10 acres of land, more
or less, of the M. Sewell survey of
land. No. 857, situated In Smith coun-
ty, Texas, for a valuable consideration
and received therefor a tax deed that
was executed by J. T. Patterson, tax
collector of Smith county, Texas, to
said J. L. Powell, dated December 17,
1881. the said J. L. Powell having pur-
chased said land at a tax sale; that
the said J. L. Powell failed to execute
to plaintiff a deed of conveyance to
said land, and that therefore plaintiff
has no record title to said land and
premises; that plaintiff has been pay-
ing taxes and holding peaceable and
adverse possession of said land and
premises, having same actually en-
closed, cultivating, using and enjoy-
ing same since the 1st day of January,
1895, without Interruption; that plain-
tiff has good and valid title to said
land and premises by the statute of
limitation of ten years; that defend-
ants, as plaintiff is Informed, is claim-
ing some rlgh title of Interest In said
land and premises, the exact nature
of which is to plaintiff unknown,
which is a cloud upon the title to said
land; that plaintiff have judgment of
3 lbs. tor U5 cents
You simply can't begin to make it at that price no matter how
ynu skimp on materials. And as to quality if after trying e.ther a
1 lb. can or a 3 lb. can of
I* an indication of kidney trouble. It means much to the
victim because the deadly Bright'* Disease begin* in Just
PRICKLY ASH OTTERS
la a successful remedy for diseased kidney*. It
strengthens the Buffering kidneys, helps them to
perform their duties properly and by cleansing and
regulating the bowels it drive* out unhealthy con-
dition*; restores strength and vigorous health.
O* the Osmím wfth the Flgm "I" ta Red ea Proat UM.
Price *1.M por bottle.
Ferndell Plum Pudding
you don't like it or think you can beat it, I'll refund your money.
Now that's a rather startling offer on which you simply can't loose
and if I wasn't pretty sure of my ground I would not make it.
This places Plum Pudding within your reach for desserts as often
as you wish. Let me send you a can today. 1 lb can 25c, 3 ib can 45c
Sam V. Goodman
Pure Food Groceries
the court establishing his title to said
lands and premises by limitation, and
that the cloud upon the title to said
land be removed from plaintiff's title,
and that same be perfected In plain-
tiff a limitation title.
Herein fall not, and have you be-
fore said court, on the first day of the
next term thereof, this writ, with your
endorsement thereon, showing how
you have executed the same-
Given under my hand and seal of
said court, at office In the city of Ty-
ler, Texas, this, the 17th day of De-
cember, A. D. 1910.
(Seal) PAT H. BEAIRD,
Clerk District Court, Smith County,
Stop Tlioso Pains.
Timbervllle, Miss.—Miss Gertrude
Gatlln of Timbervllle, writes: "I did
not know anything could stop those
womanly pains, from which I suffered
for two years until I tried Cardui. I
had been troubled with various female
aliments, but they were cured In a lit-
tle while, thanks to Cardui." Cardui is
especially adapted for use by ailing
women. It relieves headache, back-
ache, dragging feelings, irregularity,
nervousness, misery and womanly
weakness. It is safe. It is reliable. It
does the work. Will you try It?
Registered Poland China hogs for
sale. Brood sows, $20 each; weaned
pigs, (5 each. Registration papera
furnished with the sows and pedi-
grees with the pigs. Also have for
sale a few bushels of sweet corn, Mun-
son variety/* Apply to R. I. Godfrey,
corner of Bow street and Dlnona ave-
nue; or address R. F. D. 1, Tyler,
IN BRITISH MINE
THOUSANDS SURROUND MOUTH
OP LITTLE-HULTON COL.
LIERY AT BOLTON.
Bolton, Eng., Dec. 21.—An explosion
in the Llltle-Hulton Company's colliery
today entombed 290 miners.
The number of dead can not be
knoivn for some time.
Rescuing parties brought out seven
men and a boy safely, and Inter recov
ered ten bodies. It Is believed man>
not killed by noxious gases were burn
ed to death.
Thousands of persons surround the
mouth of the ccTlliery, Including half
crazed wlfes and children, and a pitta
ble scene Is being enacted.
Will Preacli Sunday.
Elder J. Rodlecker will preach at
the First Christian church next Sun
day morning and evening. The public
Is cordlRlly Invited to attend these ser
Itostlck ¿i Jones Sell Stublis Farm to
George W. Brown of Colorado.
IN NEW QUARTERS.
Courier-Times Editorial Rooms Now
In Reaves Building, North
Bostlck & Jones, the well-known
real cstcte men, made another deal
yesterday, eslllng the Stubbs farm, six
miles south of the city, to Oeorge W
Brown, formerly of Colorado. The
farm has sixty acres, and Mr. Brown
paid 11,900 cash for It. Mr. Brown
and family have arrived, and we are
advised will at once take possession
of their new home.
Mr. Brown is a practical farmer, and
expects to have a combination fruit
truck and stock farm. He expresses
himself as being delighted with the
prospect* of thl* section.
WW DUO!! MUKBDBOG CO.
The Courier-Times is now in perma-
nent quarters In rooms 3 and 4, second
floor of the Reaves building, where we
will be pleased to have our friends.
A sign Is now being made which can Christmas Shonocrs.
be seen from the square. Our phone ,
number I* II. U«e It In sending us More than fifty person* came In on
new*. We will be straightened out In the Short Line thl* morning to do
a few day*, and ask that you be pa- . . -s,._
tlent with u* until that time. «hopping In Tyler,
CITATION BY PUBLICATION.
STATE OF TEXAS;—To the Sher-
iff or any Constable of Smith County
YOU ARE HEREBY COMMAND-
ED, that you summon, by making
Publication of this Citation in some
newspaper published In the County of
Smith for eight weeks previous to the
return day hereof, the unknown heirs
of Richard Alston, deceased, whose
residence Is unknown to be and appear
before the Honorable District Court
at the next regular term thereof, to
be holden In the County of Smith, at
the court house thereof, In Tyler, Tex-
as, on the first Monday In February,
A. D. 1911, the same being tho Sixth
day of February, A. D. 1911, then and
there to answer a petition filed in said
Court on the Ninth day of December,
A, D. 1910, in a suit numbered on the
Docket of said Court No. 6736, where-
in B. T. Crook, is plaintiff, and The
Unknown Heirs of Richard Alston,
deceased, Augustine Erwin, some
times called George Erwin, Thomas
Krwlrt, junior, Mrs. Bryan Barton,
widow and formerly Bryan Erwin,
and Mrs. Nettle Erwin, widow, Kath-
leen Erwin, Philip Erwin, Jr., B. A.
Erwin and Mrs. Leeta Kay and hei
husband, Lem Kay, and Mrs. Nettle
Erwin, as administratrix of the estate
of Phillip Erwin, deceased, are De-
The nature of the plaintiff's demand
being as follows; towlt:
That Plaintiff Is the owner in fee
simple of 224 acres of land, the
Richard Alston Survey, No, 819, Ab-
stract No, 4 3, situated about five miles
Southwest from Tyler In Smith County,
That on the 28th day of September
1872, Plulntlff purchased said land
from T. G, Erwin, H. C. Erwin and
FYnnU B. Erwin, as shown by deed
recorded in Volume S, pages 361 and
352 Deed Records, Smith Coynty, Tex-
as, the said land having been set ap-
art to said T. a. Erwin, H. C. Erwin
and Frank B. Erwin in a Partition
Deed executed by the heirs of T. B.
That plaintiff took Immediate pos-
session of said land and lived thereon
continuously for the past 35 years,
and that plaintiff has a good and valid
title to said land under the Statutes
of this State of ten years limitation.
That Plaintiff's title to said land Is
clouded on account of there not be-
ing any record of a deed from said
Richard Alston to the said Erwlns.
That said land wa« patented by the
State of Texas to said Richard Alston
on July 27th, 1854. That In the par-
tition of the estate of Thomas B. Er-
win, deceased, made about the ye'ir
1871, tho record falls to show such
conveyance as would make Plaintiff's
title clear of record, but that none of j
the heirs of said Erwin, deceased, have ,
ever since said time asserted any claim !
to said land ;but Plaintiff brings this
suit against them, In order to clear
his said title, as against them, of re-
That Plaintiff have judgement for
the title and possesion of all of the
above described land, cleaning his said
title of record, and removing said
cloud from his title; and that he have
Judgment divesting out of all said De-
fendants all apparent title that
may be In them, and vesting the same
In Plaintiff; and for all such other
and further relief that he may be en-
titled to receive on account of the
HEREIN FAIL NOT,And have you
before said Court, on the said first day
of the next term thereof, thl* writ, with
your endorsement thereon, showing
how you have executed the same.
Given under my hand and seat of
said Court, at office In the City of
Tyler, Texas, thl*, the th day of De-
cember, A. D. 1110.
PAT H. BEAIRD.
Clerk, Dlatrlct Court, Smith County.
and you'll find it
easy to solve
of what to buy a gentleman for a 4
Suits and Overcoats $12.50 to $25.00 each
Rubber Rain Coats 5.00 and $6.00
Rubber Boots and Shoes, all prices
Hunting Boots 4.00 to$6.50 a pair
Dress Gloves 1.00 to $2.00 a pair
Shirts, Collar.'', Neck ties, Mufflers, Reefers, Hose Sup-
porters, Fancy Hose, Wunderhose, Sweater Coats and a
number of sets of the above in colors to match,
Also a nice assortment of Jewelry
CALLAND SEE US
SANTA CLAUS at C.
D. Corbin's store Fri-
day and Saturday, Dec,
23rd and 24th, with his
full line of Christmas
Goodies, such as Nuts,
Candy, Fruit of all
kinds, and Fire Works
Forget the name and
be sure to find the place.
The only place in town
where you will see
A Few Special Prices for Friday and Saturday
C. D. Corbin
18 pounds white granulated sugar $1.00
1 50 pound sack high grade flour, every sack
3 cans Good Luck Baking Powder 25
4 10c packages Arm & Hammer Soda 27
1 25c can Jack Frost Baking Powder 19
5 pound 25c grade Coffee 1,00
15 pounds Whole Head Rice 1.00
20 pounds Broken Grain 1.00
7 bars Clarette Soap 25
1 can Luzianne Coffee 25
5 gallons extra head light Kerosene Oil 69
3 boxes best Bluing 10
2 25c boi ties Garret Snuff 45
1 25 pound sack fine Salt 20
I have the special agency for one of the
best Stock Powders on earth.
Gall Friday and Saturday
see Santa Glaus
C. D. Cor
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