The Aspermont Star (Aspermont, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 35, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 3, 1927 Page: 4 of 4
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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF
STONEWALL COUNTY, TEXAS.
FEBRUARY TERM, A. D. 1927.
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOB
ORDER ^0 MAKE OIL LEASE
J. S. Lankford
THE XSPERMONY STAR
In County Court,
Stonewall County, Texas,
In Vacation, 1927.
TO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED
I, Mrs. Sallie Lankford, Adminis-
tratrix of the Estate of J. S. Lank-
ford, Deceased, give you NOTICE
that I have this day filed my appli-
cation in the above entitled and num-
bered cause, for an order of the Coun-
ty Court for Stonewall County, Tex-
as, and its JUDGE, authorizing me,
S3 the Administratrix for said Es-
tate, to make a mineral lease, or min-
eral leases, for such prices and upon
such terms as the Court, and its
Judge, may order and direct, of the
following described real estate-three
tracts- belonging to said estate, all
situated wholly in Stonewall County,
Texas, for the production of oil and
gas, and of the oil and gas rights of
said tracts of land, to-wit:
TRACTS OF LAND
First Tract: All of the South-
west One-Fourth of Section No. 240,
Certificate No. 29|2102, Block D, H
& T. C. RY. CO. Survey, containing
166 acres, more or less (subject to
the Publis Road on its North side)
Second Tract: All of the East
One- Half of Section No. 338, Certif
icate No. 29|2161, Block D, H. & T
C. RY. CO. Survey (except Eighty
Acres thereof off the North Side
owned by R. B. Spencer & Co-astrip
467 varas wide across the entire
North part of said half Section- als.>
subject to any public road) contain
ing 264 acres, more or less:
Third Tract: All of the South
One-half of Section No. 277, Certifi-
cate No. 2912121, Block D, H. & T. C.
RY. CO. Survey (except One «
56(100 acres thereof sold to Starr:
ford & Northwestern Railroad- als
subject to Public Roads) eontainin
329 1|2 acres, more or .less.
Said Application will be heard b
the Couny Judge for said Stonewa'l
County, Texas, at the County Coui i
Room, in the Court House for sai
County, in the Town of Aspermon
Texas, on the 14th. day of Marc)
1927, at 10 O'clock A. M.
Mrs. Sallie Lankford, AdmL
istratrix of the Estate of J. S. Lani
To the Honorable Bruce W. Bryant
Judge of said Court:
We, your grand jury, duly em-
panneled for said term beg to report
that we have been in session five days
and have made diligent inquiry into
violations of the law; that we have
examined about 100 witnesses ami
have found 21 indictments for feloni-
es and 9 indictments for misdemean
We find that the laws regulations
butchers, meat markets and those
persons who slaughter animals for
butchers are being violated but we
are of opinion that these violations
are not wilfully and intentional. These
laws were passed for the purpose of
preventing theft of cattle and making
it easy for the officers to apprehend
and convict persons guilty of the
theft of cattle. We have advised most
of the persons in Stonewall County
who are engaged in the business of
buying and lHr.f meat and slaugh-
tering cattle oft!io provisions of said
laws. We suggest that the next grand
jury investigate violations of this
Citation By Publication
THE STATE OF TEXAS
j West, Lamar Cameron, H. S. Hill,
I Mrs. L. A. Hooper, W. W. Shipp,
Henry C. Schaffer, W. W. Norwood,
To the Sheriff or any Constable oi L D. Key, Joseph Brannon, V. S.
STONEWALL County -GREETING: Grayi s A Davi8j w G. Davis, B. N.
YOU ARE HEREBY COMMAND- Hud'solli j, W. Love, W. L. Carey, T.
ED To Summon The unknown iitirs y Stanford, Minnie Sanford, J. T.
of: Towns, O. H. Wigfrins, Lester D.
D B. Dillard, Mrs. D. W. Downs. C. Hardiman, E. C. Armstrong, Mrs. W.
G. Morris, R. J. Parson, H. T.'eyer, G. p Brown, Mrs. S. A. Ord, Will H.
C. Sanderson, G. C. Pringle, A. L.1 Swofford, R. H. Hudelston, O. R.
Tisdale, F. L. DuPont, W. B. Bonner, Smith, Jack Hill, William Foster, W.
Mrs. S. F. Allegree, Robert Pendley, I p poster, F. H. Rogers, J. C. Cox,
H. B. Howard, W. 1.. Walton, Gray-1 Sarah J. Moncrief, W. P. Nabers, J.
ham Renfro, James N. Scott, A. B.jo pratt, N. L. Floyd, S. C. Bailey,
Webster, Claude Williams, George M. I M> Guthrie, N. D. Goree, W. R.
Miller, T. J. Loyd, W. R. Butler, J- flutter, .1. E. Gee, W. P. Bounds, Mrs.
T. Aldridge, G. C. Gray, li. N. Kelly, p p Ho,viand, George W. Reed, S.
J. I. Kersh, W. Z. Corbin, C. A. Ben- p niiott, William Spain, W. F. Peo
nett, T. G. Hudelston, W. T. Mont-1 plea, J. (). Reynolds, W. R. James, R.
gomery, Henry Barket, J. C. Lee, A- VV. Jenkins, Lewis F. Thomas, Cora
L. Poole, C. E. Phillips, T. J. Chand-1 Thomas, Walter Wilson, Salome
ler, S. F. Weaver, R. H. Collier, E. 0. Uiabel Vallee, B. W. Owens, A. J.
Schuh, H. R. Hallman, Mrs. J. T. Mc- Smith, K. W. Sneed, L. M. Gant,
Connell, C. F. Chapman, T. H. Ben- JOHN Williams, Guster Kroesaen,
nett, T. C. Potts, W. R. Matthews, A-jKuy Griffin, James E. Pitts, H. G.
G. Hobbs, Christian A. Stuebben.J Schneider, J- M. Stephens, C. Coffeen,
John Eddy, J. E. Hunter, Preston C. I (j p Neff, A. E. Roberts, J. F.
West, Lamar Cameron, H. S. Hill, I Mayes, li. B. Cochran, C. C. Cochran,
Mrs. L. A. Hooper, W. W. Shipp, p. H. Rogers, Ida Hall, W. B. Bra-
Henry C. Schaffer, W. VV. Norwood, I olton, C. 1.. Johnson, N. G. Rollins,
L. D. Key, .Joseph Brannon, S. lp p Whitworth, John W. McClellan,
Gray, S. A. Davis, W. G. Davis, B. N.J pj q Pruitt, B. S. Hancock, Wm.
law and return indictments where Hudson, .1. W. Love, W. 1.. ' arey, T.I .\resmon, J. W. Bradshaw, M. D.
warranted. The County Attorney of ■ jp Stanford, Minnie Sanford, .1. T. I Carmichall, G. W. Powers, and I. J.
Stonewall County will be glad to ad-
vise people engaged in said business
of the exact provisions of the Sta-
tutes relative to said business.
We request the newspapers of the
county to publish the laws herein-
above referred to so that everyone
may know exactly what is required
We wish to thank the Sheriff, the
District and County Attorneys and
especially the officers who live in
distant parts of the county for their
services and their cooperation while
we were in session.
Having completed our work we re-
quest permission of the court to fi-
„ J. W. Freeman,
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hudspeth of Pea-
cock visited the Misses Huuspeths at
Rule last week-end.
owns, O. 11. Wiggins, Lester D
Hardiman, E. C. Armstrong, Mrs. W. I are Defendants;
F. Brown, Mrs. S. A. Ord, Will H. the nature of plaintiff's demand be-
Swofford, R. H. Hudelston, O. R. I as follows
Smith, Jack Hill, William Foster, W. I Suit in Trespass to try title and for
F. Foster, F. H. Rogers, J. C. Cox, I possession of the following described
Sarah J. Moncrief, W. P. Nabers, J. | lands, situated in Stonewall County,
O. Pratt, N. L. Floyd, S. C. Bailey, P | Texas;
Call J. C. Guest for CASKETS
sper t the
Rev. and Mrs
week-end in Jones County.
. x— -
Master Ralph Riddel is on the sick
list this week.
Messrs. Arby and Darwin Boyd
visited with their cousins,
Mrs. W. S. Featherston.
For TIN WORK See J. C. GUEST
ALL WOOL SUITS
All Made to Order
All One Price—
We give Gold Bond Saving Stamps
M. Guthrie, X. D. Goree, W. R. But- j
ler, J. E. Gee, W. P. Bounds, Mi s. E. I
B. Rowland, George W. Reed, S. 1'.
Elliott, William Spain, W. F. Peo-1
pies, J. O. Reynolds, W. R. James, R.
W. Jenkins, Lewis F. Thomas, Cora
B. Thomas, Walter Wilson, Salome
Mabel Vallee, K. W. Owens, A. J.
Smith, Iv. W. Sneed, L. M. Gant,
JOHN Williams, Guster Kroessen, |
Kay Griffin, James E. Pitts, H. G
Schneider, J. M. Stephens, C. Coffeen, j
C. D. Neff, A. E. Roberts, J. F.
Mayes, B. B. Cochran, C. C. Coch-1
ran, F. H. Rogers, Ida Hall, W. B.
Brazelton, C. L. Johnson, N. G. Itol-1
Section No. One (1), in Block "H",
Certificate No. SF-8021, in the
name of Fay T. Oliver, containing
Six Hundred Forty (640) acres of
Section No. Two (2), No. 311173,
in the name of G. II. & H. Ry Com-
pany, containing Six Hundred For-
ty (040) acres of land
All of the Reuben Peusey Survey,
located by virtue of Certificate No.
379, Patented No. 587, Volume 35,
containing Three Hundred Twenty
(320) acres of land.
HEREIN FAIL NOT. But have yon
before said Court, on the first day of
lins, H. B. Whitworth, John W. Mc- y1(, term thereof, this Writ, witl
Clellan, H. C. Pruitt, B. S. Hancock, vour return thereon, showing hov
Wm. Aresmon, J. W. Bradshaw, M you have executed the same.
I). Carmichall, G. W. Powers, and l. WITNESS MY HAND AND OF
J. Pierce, deceased. FICIAL SEAL At my office in As
by making publication of this Cita-, permont, Texas, this 15 day of Feb
tion once in each week for four con- i ,.uan, \ [> j *>27.
secutive weeks previous to the return; (Seal) A. W. Rash Clerk
Vol. 17, Abst. No. 716, Certificate
No. 63, Subdivision No. 67 Vol. U,
page 171, and being the same land
conveyed to E. M. Carney by R. F.
Hunter by deed dated Nov. 10, 1913,
and which deed is of record in Vol.
34, page 413, of the Deed Records of
Stonewall County, Texas, to which
deed and record thereof reference is
here made in aid of and as a full de-
scription of said land, same more par-
ticularity described as follows: Be-
ginning at a stone on the bank of the
Brazos River, being the S W corner
of the D. I. Stewart subdivision of the
Authur Slaydon survey; thence up
the river with its meanderings as fol-
lows: S. 10 minutes 30 seconds W
673 varas to S W corner on bank of
said river; thence E 1248 varas to S
E corner of this tract and S W cor-
ner of tract heretofore conveyed to
J. E. Davis; thence N along J. E. Da
vis W B line 616 varas to the said
Davis N W corner and the S B line
of said D I Stewart tract above men
tioned; thence W along the S B line
of said Stewart tract 1126 varas to
the place of beginning and containing
130-112 acres of land;
And said property was levied upon
by me under said Order of Sale as
the property of E. M. Carney and E
G. Carney and on the 5th day of Ap
ril, A. D. 1927, same being the first
Tuesday in said month, between the
hours of 10 O'clock, A. M. and 4 O'-
clock, P. M., on said day, at the Court
house door of said County of Stone-
wall, State of Texas, in Aspermont
Texas, 1 will offer for sale and sell
at public auction, for cash, the
right, title and interest of the said E
M. Carney and T. G. Carney, or ei-
ther of them, in and to said property
in satisfaction of said sum of Two
Thousand, Nine Hundred and Sixtj
($2960.03) and 3 100 dollars, with in
torest at the rate of (J per cent per
annum from date of said judgment
and the further sum of Ten and
35j 100 Dollars court costs in said
And in compliance with law I give
this notice by publication, in the En-
glish Language, once a week forthrc
consecutive weeks, immediately pre-
ceding said day of sale, in the Asper-
mont Star a newspaper published in
Stonewall County, Texas.
Witness my hand this the 24 day
of February, A. D. 1927.
W. B. Binghnm Sheriff
of Stonewall County, Texas.
FOR SALE — Good planting barley
seed free of Johnson Grass.
75 cents per bushel.
FOR SALE — Tomato and Pepper
Plants; also embroidery patterns.
See Miss Minnie Ferrell.
day hereof, in some newspaper pub-
lished in your County, if there be a
newspaper published therin, but if
not, then in any newspaper published
in the 39th Judicial District; tp
the next regular term of the District
Court of STONEWALL County, Tex-
as, to be held at the Court House
thereof, in Aspermont, on the 4th.
Monday in May A. I). 1927 the same
being the 23rd. day of May A. D.
1927 then and there to answer a pc-
,ition filed in said Court on the 15th.
District Court, Stonewall County
THE .STATE OF TEXAS, :
COUNTY OF STONEWALL. :
Notice is hereby given that by vir
tue of a certain Order of Sale issued
out of the Honorable District Court
of Haskell County, Texas, bearing
date February 23d A. D. 1927, on a
judgment rendered in said court on
the 14th day of December, A. D. 1926,
in favor of E. K. Atwood and Ernest
NOTICE BY GUADIAN OF APPLI-
CATION FOR MINERAL LEASE
OK REAL ESTATE OF WARD
Georgia Marble And Granite
A merely satisfied customer is not the kind
we want. When we make a sale our customers
will be well pleased with what we sell them.
When we give you our Guarantee we are let-
ting you help us.
Build our business on quality.
Etowah Monument Company
Cecil Fox, Local Rep.
lay of February A. D. 1927, in a suit Slayton and against E. M. Carney
lumbered on the docket of said Court, and T. G. Carney in cause No. 3786,
\'o. 1696, wherein Charles Moorhouse, on the docket of said court, and styl-
J. J. Driver and D. J. Rrookreson ''<1 E. M. Carney, et vir Vs. E. L.
The unknown heirs of:
D. B. Dillard, Mrs. D. W. Downs, C.
G. Morris, R. J. Parson, H. Meyer, G.
C. Sanderson, G. C. Pringle, A. L.
Tisdale, F. L. DuPont, W. B. Bonner,
Mrs. S. F. Allegree, Robert Pendley,
H. B. Howard, W. I,. Walton, Gray-
ham Renfro, James N. Sco t, A. B.
Webster, Claude Williams, George M.
Miller, T. J. Loyd, W. R. Ilutler, J.
T. Aldridge, G. C. Gray, H. N. Kelly,
J. 1. Kersh, W. Z. Corbin, C. A. Ben-
nett, T. G. Hudelston, W. T. Mont-
gomery, Henry Barket, J. C. Lee, A.
L. Poole, C. E. Phillips, T. J. Chand-
ler, S. F. Weaver, R. 11. Collier, E. O.
Schuh, H. R. Hallman, Mrs. J. T. Mc-
Connell, C. F. Chapman, T. H. Ben-
nett, T. C. Potts, W. R. Matthews, A.
G. Hobbs, Christian A. Stuebben,
John Eddy, J. E. Hunter, Preston C.
Looney, et al, said judgment being
for the total sum of $3229.18, with
interest at rate of 6 per cent per an-
num, and, whereas, to secure the pay-
ment of the sum of $2960.03 of said
amount of safd judgment, with inter-
est thereon at 6 per cent per annum
and costs of suit, a Deed of Trust
lien was established and said judg-
ment to the extent of of said $2960.-
03, with interest as aforesaid and
costs of suit, is a foreclosure of a
Deed of Trust Lien on the premises
hereinafter described, and placed in
my hands for service, I did, on the
24 day of February, A. D. 1927, levj
upon the following described tract
and parcel of land lying and being
situated in the County of Stonewall
and State of Texas, to wit:
Being a part of the tract of land pat-
ented to the heirs of Authur Slaydon
on Sept. 23, 1862, by patent no. 84,
FOR SALE— Buff Orpington Eggs
from trap-nested hens. $1.00 per lo.
Mrs. G. C. Tarrance,
FOR SALE— Single Comb Rhode
Island Red Eggs, $1.00 per 15; $5.00
FOR SALE — Full Blood Buff Oi
phington Eggs. $1.00 per setting.
2ls miles east of Aspermont on
Mrs. Tom Speck.
WHAT'S DOING IN WEST TEXAS
BY WEST TEXAS C. OF C.
RANKIN— The new Hotel Yates, a
$70,000 fire proof hostelry, will soon
be completed here, making it one of
the finest hotels in the oil fields. The
structure will have three stories of
hollow tile and face brick walls. It
will contain 44 rooms, barber shop,
coffee shop and drug store.
TRENT— The Trent postoffice has
been moved into a stucco building on
Front Street to care for increased
business due to oil boom activities.
Eighty new boxes have been install-
ed and 3 windows are now being used
I'ERRYTON— According to tenta-
tive plans, a forty room, all modern
hotel is to be erected here. The build-
ing will be a two story affair, 50 by
140 feet, costing $60,000.
PAMPA— Pampa is to have a mod-
ern creamery. It will be known as
the Gray County Creamery, and will
be equipped with the most modern
PECOS— The local chamber of com-
merce is now ready to consider offers
made by several interested men in
building a hotel for this place. Se-
lection is to be made within the next
few weeks so that work can be start-
ed at once.
DE LEON— S. L. Stockard, school
editor of the Farm and Ranch maga-
zine, spent a week here recently,
working in conjunction with Com-
manche County Agent Barton visit-
ing various school communities where
club work is organized, and organ-
ising activities in sections not already
CROWELL— The high line of the
West Texas Utilities Company is to
be extended to this place. The line
will run from Munday to Truscott and
from Truscott to Crowell.
WALNUT SPRINGS— Merchants of
this town have inaugurated a second
Saturday Trades Day feature of bene-
fit to diversified interests of the city.
Each second Saturday they give away
a Jersey cow to the lucky buyer in a
IN HE: Guadianship of the Estate of
V. 11. Sherman, a minor No. 214.
In the County Court of Stonewall Co-
Notice is hereby given that I, W. II.
Sherman guardian of the estate of
V. H. Sherman, a minor, have this
day filed my application in the above
entitled and numbered cause for an
order of the county Judge of Stone-
wall County, Texas, authorizing me BOWIE— Contract has been let by
as guardian of the Estate of said the State Highway Commission for
ward to make a mineral lease upon the pnvillH. with a «hif,h typo>. of pav.
such terms as the court may order in^ the highway from Alvord to the
and direct of the following described clay County iirif> on stato Highway
real estate belonging to the estate of No. 2 and No. 50. Expenditure will
said ward, to-wit: l)(> ^205,000 on a stretch of about 25
An undivided interest in and to jn ]eno-th
North half of the Northwest one- RULE— Lee Humphrey and C. O.
fourth of Section No. thirty Nine (39) Davis of this place are opPnill(? ,lp „
Block Six (6), T. & P Railway Com- mammoth 25,000 egg capacity hatch-
pany Land in Stephens County, Texas, l;ry at Anson> Jones County soat
- said tract of land containing SO These men operate a haU.hcry an<i a
acres, and said interest being practi-1 Leghorn farm here. Humphrey will
cally 8.1 acres. j be in charge of the Anson ch'c'ion
Said application will be heard by plant.
the County Judge at the courthouse in ROWENA — This town, nine miles
the city of Aspermont, Texas, on the! weHt of Ballinger, has organized an
12th day of March A. D. 1927 at 10 a(.tive chamber of commerce, wuh a
- membership of 50. Ballinger, Wl iters
W. B. Sherman and Rowena make
o'clock A. M.-
Guardian of the Estate of V. H.
Sherman a minor.
Mrs. G. E. Aycock visited with re-
latives at Stamford from Tuesday to
Friday last week.
For TIN WORK See J. C. GUEST
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towns in Runnels County having com-
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