The Bastrop Advertiser (Bastrop, Tex.), Vol. 58, No. 11, Ed. 1 Saturday, July 2, 1910 Page: 2 of 8
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BASTHOP, TEXAS, .JULY I, 1910.
TO OUR FRIENDS AM) PATRON'S:
Our business for the first six man tits oi 1910 has surpassed all previous records. We. therefore,
take this method of thanking you tor the liberu patronage given us, and to assure you that we will ever
strive to merit a continuance of your confidence and patronage in the future, by catering to your wants
with high class merchandise at prices made on the basis of '-Quick Sales and Small Profits."
In the near future our store building will undergo extensive alterations, which will enable us to
show you our merchandise to a better advantage.
In order to clear our -OmIvos of all surplus stock, before the carpenters and brick masons get busy,
we are going to hold a TKV DAY"* SPECIAL SALE which will interest all shrewd buyers
Watch next w.^k\ paper for price list.
Again thanking you, and wishing you success, we remain
Yours for a Bigger, Better Bantrop,
J. M HOLT & CO ,
John 0 Turner, Manager.
SERVICES \FOR SUNDAY AT
The subject for 11 a. m. is
"Some Mistakes of a v'/^od
Woman," and for the evening
service, "Settling up with God."
Those who come to these services
Ml receive a blessing and those
who stay away will loose a bless-
ing. J. E. Johnson will do the
preaching and S L. Raborn will
have charge of the singing.
This is a time when God's peo-
ple need to be praying as the
meeting is a battle for rightous-
riwSS and for lost souls. The
prayer meetings will be held as
usual Sunday afternoon.
Come one and all,
H. C. feasb Pastor.
Car new oats cheap
HILL'S PRAIRIE PICKINGS
It does not seem long since
the ground, trees, fences and
everything was covered with
ice; but now it feels like it
might never have been for it is
1 hot sure euough now. But
pQch season brings its pleas*
utes aud good things, then we
had fresh sausage, spare-ribs
and hog braius. Now we start
in the moruiug with tine ufee
little round ''Rockey lords",
the big red tomatoes, a few
Elbertas and all the different
vegetables anyone could wish
for. Then alter you have hud
your after dinner nap, get 011
the back gallery with big, long
juicy, sweet, red meat water-
melon. So even if it is hot we
enjoy the mood old summer
time. Each season has its
blessings, which we ought to
be very thankful for.
Our cotton fields these tnoru-
ings are as pretty and as full
of pretty flowers as any of your
flower yards. Corn is very
—No crowd turns out to see
him come; no bugles drown the
echoing drum; no plaudits fall in
vocal showers; no maidens strew
his way with flowers; no I good btit if we conltl have had
seargent s phalanx stood to hold d ■ U) (, ,,V(,
gatior^came %"£&' #
hoofed it down the street; alone intei bad oats.
before the clerks he stands and Mr. Joe lay/or, with his rn-
pens his name with trembling' tire family, left this week for
hands. Awe struck he hears that Toledo, Ohio. Miss Maude
magnate say: "Front! nine ought Clegg, a lovely young lady who
forty! ricrht away!" Alone he, has bei,n visiting them, weut
climbs the distant stairs and no
one knows and no one cares—the
base ball man in winter time.
last Wrvk with her daughter,
Mr. uud Mrs. MjCord were
out for a day and mglit wjtb
Henry and Tom LeSueur.
Mrs. l)au Moore and children
are spending a few weeks with
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Calloway.
Mrs. .I.'u Moore is visiting
her people in Gonzales county,
Mr. .Jim Moore, on. of the
world's greatest travelers who
with his grips and samples
tours the world over land and
sea was with his brother. T.
K., lust week. Mrs. Moore
was with him and we were glad
to welcome them to the old
neighborhood again but Jim
has traveled so much it is
second tiatute with him and he
wants to go go go alj the time.
A nice trip now and then is)
very nice but I like to get home
Harry's Restaurant across the
street from the First National
— Now is a good time to take
a glance over your backyards and
devise some plan to ostracize the
fruit cans and rubbish which
have £ accumulated since the
last installment was removed.
You can generally judge of the
occupants of a house by Ihe con-
dition in which the front and
back yards are kept. In a gen-
eral sense we all pride ourselves
on being cleanly and tidy. Home
and its surroundings above all i
places in the world should be
scrupously guarded against con-
—Wednesday. .July 13, 1910.
That W\0. VV. Picnic.
back to ('bio with them.
Mis. Noe nnd hersister, Mis-
Mamie Brown, of Fort Woitli,
were summoned here to the
bedside of their father, Mr.
Henry W. Brown, who has
been an 1 is still seriously sick.
While thw general health of the
community is very good, we
have two cases, Mi. Brown and
Mr. Will Trigg, who are seri-
ously afflicted. Sorry we can
not report improvements, as
pach day we hear very little
Miss Katie Lou Oidfield has
entered Mrs. Jenkins' Normal
class in Bastrop.
Mrs. John Jenkins and little
son, Holmes, of Bastrop, have
been on a visit to relatives.
Miss Maude Jenkins accompa-
nied them home Wednesday.
Mrs. Iliil, of Bastrop, spent
Sugar Ceiled Bacon, is mighty
Elzner Mercantile Co.
A, Day at Epworth By-The-Sea
To the Democratic Voters of Bas-
Since announcing my candi-
dacy for re-election to the office
of District Clerk I have cam-
paigned as vigorously as time
and circumstances would permit,
though have failed to see many
voters and to reach some remote
sections of the county, as my of
ficial duties require much of my
It will be impossible to see each
voter in person, however I expect
to visit every section of the coun-
ty before the election if the time
will permit after the adjourn-
ment of Court. District Court
is now in session, and my time is
occupied with the duties of my
office, which sworn duties 1 can
not neglect to do campaign work,
and will therefore have to rely
considerably on the loyalty of
my friends throughout the county
to protect my interests.
Assuring each of my hearty ap-
preciation of their former support
and again soliciting the vote of
every one for district clerk, I am
Thos. H. Parks.
For sale by all dealers. Price
50 cents. Foster-Milburn Co.,
Buffalo, New York, sole agents
for the United States.
Remember the name—1 loan's
and take no other.
—Drs. Benuett and Scott, of
Austin, performed an operation
on Mrs. N. G. Fowler for appen-
dicitis this, Friday afternoon,
and we are glad to note that
Mrs. Fowler is daing nicely as
we go to press 5 o'clock.
You will have to come to El-
zuer Mercantile Co to get your
IF WOMEN ONLY KNEW.
What a Heap of Happiness
Would Bring to Bastrop
Statewide Tour by Three
worth League Workers.
At this entertainment to be held at th"
M. E. Church South, of Bastrop on the j
night of July Nth, Mr. L. E. Appleby,
Field Secretary f tho State Epworth
League will <l< liver an addre«s on the
Encampment at Corpus Christi illustrat-
ed with a htidred stereopticon slides rep- I
r il life at Epworth. Mrs.
Appl by, S'lie Fi dd Worker, will as-j
' M". Appieby 111 institute work show-
ing Ouw to conduat a live interesting
Junior and Intermediate League ser-
Miss Victoria Webster is a reader of
rare ability nnd thoroughly understands
the art 08 entert lining. If you enjoy a
real fiirsf clans, uplifting and inspiring
form of entertainment come out next
Friday evening and you will not he dis
appointed. You wiII not only be enter- . ,, r, - t,
tained but instructed as well, This is' Mrs. A. k, 1 Utan, Ot Smith-
free to all nnd our League will be glad ville, Texas, says: "I publicly ro
to have yon as their guest. commended Doan's Kidney Pills
*♦ ; in 1905 and I am now glad to con-
"I want it," is the best corn firm all I then said in their favor,
as I have had hut little need of a
kidney remedy since. I was
troubled by disordered kidneys
nearly all my '!fe. My bladder
I also seemed to be affected and
the kidney seditions caused me
great annoyance. My back pain
1 ed me intensly and after the least
exertion 1 became very weak.
Dc-tn's Kindey Pills restored me
:.o better health 1 !.n 1 e ,
Hard to do housework with an
Brings you hours of misery at
leisure or at work.
If Women only knew the cause
—that Backache pains come
from sick kidneys.
T'wou'd save much needless woe
Doan's Kidney Pills cure sick
Many residents of this vicinity
All ice cream, cold drink- and
other privileges for the W O W.
picnic to be held in Bastrop on
July 13, 1910, will be auctioned
off in front of Starcke's store,
Tuesday evening, July 5th, at 5
Harry I Lease, )
C. P. zlegenhals, )
That Home Made Candy is
delicious, try it. For sale at
El/.ner Mercantile < 'o.
— LOST. — A Diamond stone.
Finder return to Mrs. Mattie
Holt and receive liberal reward.
— LOST--A gentleman's Um-
brella at the base ball park Fri-
day afternoon. Return to Mrs.
T. J. Trigg and receive reward, .joyed for yeau and I a.agraiciul
Get in line will) other towns. Buy
Lo h Eit rs Big ,St ire. open up credit
and cash business. F >rm a corporation
—Mr D. E. Robertson, of
Smithville, son-in-law of our
friend, Mr. T. A. W. Hill, has
been doing some finished work
in painting and paper hanging in
our city, and may decide to locate
I am prepared to supply your
wants either in cord wood or
split cedar in any quantity, and
will appreciate your orders. •
Ceo. II. Perkins,
at Fitzwilliam A Perkins market.
—The Woodmen of the World
will give a picnic at Bastrop on
Wednesday. July Kith. Every
Harry's Restaurant across the
street front the First National
Feed on oats, good eating.
Harrv's Restaurant across the
'• i luiu tiic First National
At the meeting of the i om- )
mereial Club Monday nigh'
June 27th, the following mem-*
burs were elected as Board of
Directors;,W. B. Ransome, .1. B
Price. B J. Hasler, P. D. Page
and W. E. Mnvnnrd.
The Board of Directors met
Tuesday night and appointed
the following committees.
Committee on Agriculiure and
aud Home Industry; Richard
Starke Chairman ; Walter Good-
man, Geo. Perkins, C. Chal-
mers and P. O. Elzuer.
The Manufactures and Com-
merce Committee; J. II. Pearcy
Chairman; Paul I). Page B. J.
Haslet, A. A. Elzuer and J. T.
immigration Committee; (J.
10. Powell, Chairman; R. A.
Brooks, A. T. Morris, Harry
Lease aud G. W. Davis.
Committee on Roads and
Bridges; W. B. Ransome Chair-
man; A If Griesenbeck. J. L.
Wilbarger, Woody Townseud
and W. A. McCord.
Committee on Real Estate
Streets and Alleys; W. E. May-
nard, Chairman; Chester Er-
hard, B. A. Elzuer, John Tur-
ner and J. R. Pfeiffer.
Committee on Advertising
Statistics and News Items; O,
P. Jones Chairmau: .1. B. Price,
R. J. Griesenbeck, M. C. Booth
and Thos. Parks.
Committee on Membership;
A. C. Ei hard,Chairman : E. G.
Guse, II. B. Combs Georgo
Starke and T. W. Cam.
O. P. Jones, «
Fiesh kitchen candy for sale
at Harry's Restaurant.
FOR SALE "OR TRADE.
Ford automobile 4 cylinder #
20 horse power complete, has
three seats in good condition
wili trade this machine for
mules horses cattle and real es-
P. G. Reynolds,
Harry's Restaurant across tho
from the Fitui Nation*
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Cain, Thomas C. The Bastrop Advertiser (Bastrop, Tex.), Vol. 58, No. 11, Ed. 1 Saturday, July 2, 1910, newspaper, July 2, 1910; Bastrop, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth205969/m1/2/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bastrop Public Library.