The Alto Herald (Alto, Tex.), Vol. 11, No. 17, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 30, 1911 Page: 1 of 10
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ALTO, TEXAS, THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1911
The New Accounts
Coming to us is evidwicc of the
the popularity of this bank.
Every week we add the names
of new customers to our already
We want YOUR account,
The Alto State Bank
"Leave your valuable papers
We Hold Out to You
[Election to be held Tuesday,
April 4th, 1011.]
T. E. SINGLETARY
JOE G. MOORE
Married at Beaumont.
Miss Ura Belscr, who re-
cently visited her parents,
Mr, and Mrs. H. L. Be'.ser of
L'.nwood, was married to Mr,
J. O. Thomas, a prominent
business man of Duncan, Miss Nettie Black
Okla., at the residence of the , Mucklcroy
bride's sister, Mrs. L. lv. Halej Miss Pearl Bowman,,
at Beaumont, Texas, on the; Miss Bell Durbnr *
The Voting Contest,
The Herald's great voting
contest continues to grow in
interest and the contestants
are putting forth admirable
energy and much enthusiasm
into the race, which demon-'
trates the determination to
leave nothing undone which
will aid in securing these
LIST OF CONTESTANTS.
Miss Julia Mathews
Miss Mattie Murphy.
Miss Mollie* Allen
Miss Ruth Riou
Miss Violet William*....
Miss Mary Mercer
One of the largest crowds j
evei assembled in the audito-^
riutu of the school building
was present last evening to
witness the exercises and pre-
sentation of diplomas to the |
i graduating class of the Alto1
, High School,
| Ten bright, rosjvchceked1
young misses and one hand-
some, manly young gentleman
composed the graduating cla.,s
aud were presented with di-
plomas showing that they had
mastered the curriculum of
this model institution of learn/
The program cousisted of
twenty numbers, and was one
of the most appropriate and
elaborate in execution ever
rendered in the cityj and it
would hardly be possible to
give adequate praise to the
ns your business with us requires ami wnrrchits
every inducement that is
possible for a careful and
conservative, yet u-
date batik to offer, to
BRING YO'JR DEPOSIT
assuring you perfect safe-
ty, courte tri alment and
personal inter.-it in your
success, combined with
sueh generous aeeommoda-
CONTINENTAL STATE BANK OF ALTO, TEXAS
21 st inst. The btidal party
left o t tour after tnc mar-
riage t.tes were solemnized in
tending visiting San Antonio
and other cities in this state
bafnre returning to the beau-'
tifill home prepared by the ^
groom at Duncan. I lie ccn^ j 'pexas, will give a concert in
trading parties are hel l in , |IOUOr of Alto Chapter, O, E.
S., at K. of P. hall, Saturday
Miss Bertha Durham
Miss Nellie K. Cole
Miss Ruth Liles 1,000
Mr. Joe Barnes 1,000
Miss Dale of Chicago, and
Miss Davis of Browuwood,
Ruth G. Liles
Frankie E. Summers
Catherine H. Ford
John Finan Smith
Lurline Mo; re
Lula C. Woody
Nora L. Mernam
11 i- rh esteem by a wide circle
of friends and acquaintances,
all of whom wish tl.em much
joy and hapdiness.
Wanted—Twenty Farms to Sell,
list it with E. J
Realty Man, Alto, lexas
Office at Alto-State 1! ink.
evening. April 8th, at 8 p. 111
An admission fee of 35c will
be charged for adults and 25c
for children. Be sure to come
out that evening—you eau't
[f j'ou want your farm sold, 1 afford to miss it.
■ it with E. J. Holcomb, the, Mrs. S. M. lie
Hoi comb, \V. M.
The many friends of Mrs.
Byron Blauton will be pleased
to learh that her condition is
so much improved that she is
expected home soon. Mrs.
Blauton recently underwent
an operation at Greenville,
aud is uow slowly regaining
COMING—-Miss Doles of
Chicago, and Miss Davis of
Browuwood. You'll miss the
event of the season if you fail
to attend the concert at K. of
P. hall. Saturday night, April
R. G. Bounds returned last
Saturday from West, Texas,
where he had beeu looking
after business interests.
Big line of Swiss Embroid-
eries just received at Bur-
Cherokee County Medical Meeting.
Jacksonville, Texas, Match
28.J—The Cherokee County
Medical Association convened
here today, with Dr. Willard
Park as president and Dr. J.
B. Ramsey of Alto es secre-
tary. There was a good at*
tendance and an interesting
program. The next meeti.ig
wiii be held at Afto.
Chicago, III., March 28.—
The birth of her nineteenth
child was recorded today in
the Chicago health depart-
Agent Jack Moris of the mcnt by Mrs. John Adducci,
Cotton Belt, returned last, wife of a laboror. She is only
Thursday from Mineral Wells | jg years of age, and of the
where he has been taking nineteen children, all of whom
treatment for rheumatism,1 were born singly, sixteen are
aud reports his condition much
FOR SALE—Two nice res-
idences well located in Alto;
one 4 rooms aud oue 5 rooms;
G. K. Waters,
Mrs. S. M. Holcomb, after
several days' Jillness, is now
able to resume her duties at
the millinery store.
Big line of Straw Hats for
men and children just arrived
Oss Russell of Jacksonville,
was in town a few days this
Bud Powell of Wildhurst,
was in the city Monday,
Hon. R. O. Wd kins of
Jacksonville, presented the
diplomas to the Hii;h Scl.ool
graduates last evening in an
address that was masUrful
Mrs. Oscar Wilson and two
children returned yesterday
from Livington, where they
had been visiting relatives
J. K. Alldridgeof Lufkin,Jis>
installing a photograph gal/
leryin this city aud is locoted
next to J, F. Noell's store.
Assessor P, B. Musslewhite
is looking after official busi-
ness in this neighborhood.
Suggests Name for Park.
Tyler, March 25, 1911.
Editor Herald, Alto, Texas.
Dear Sir—I see in The
Herald that you are wanting
1 name for your park. As I
.1111 very niticli interested in
everything pertaining to Alto,
should like to suggest the
name of "Knappalto Park,"
if I am entitled to a voice 111
Mrs, F. M. Racon,
The household effects of Mr.
L. S. Adkins arrived from
Gilmer during the early part
if the week and that geutle-
man with bis.f.iuji "«« *',ire now
comfortably domiciled in the
Mike Murphy residence cn
Sau Antonio street,
One pound of Red Baud
B-and of Candy free.
J. F. Noell
Farmers' Union Meeting.
The Cherokee County Far-
mers, Union will meet in reg-
ular session at Rusk, Texas,
011 the first Tuesday and Wed-
nesday in April. All locals
are requested to send delegates
as business of importance will
S. E, Ferguson, Pres..
H, W. Pegties, See. •
FOR SALE—One pair mules and
team, wagon, harness, buggy, sin-
gle plow harness, one 14 in. Oliver
plow, two 10 in. Oliver plows, two
spring tooth eultivafors, two Geor-
gia stocks, one Acme harrow, one
double cutaway harrow, one grape
hoe, one wpike tooth harrow, one
single orcharel wagon, one doubk-
, ■ .chard wagon. Write or pho.ie,
; . GEO. B. SLOCl'M,
Or C. II- Richmond, at IJeunswick
; Store. These articles will be sol-j
cheap for ipiiek sale.
Onion Sets and all kinds of
|garden seeds at J. W. Carter's.
plaintiff to which deed an 1 re-
cord references is nude for further
description; that p! lintiff own an 1
holdi sai;l premises by virtue of
title grante.l by C ihuila and T x 1;
to Thomas J. Rink a 11 means cjw*
veyanc-'S regularly connecting
t i.-rewith d >\va to plaintiff, and
that defendants aiin iking some
claim to said premises, til? 11 it tire
>f which plaintiff do?-. not know,
rat the sain.- is a e-1 rad up > 1 •plain-
Wierefore, plaintiff prays that
sa'ifdef.-a Ja:its be cited to answer
h;reinaa l tor julgm.-nts against
Slid defen I.i its rem >ving the cloud
e 1st upjn said p!a'n'.iff's title by
si d claims ail wstin ; 111.* tiilv t >
slid premises in plaintiff an 1 i>:
Sp-eial and •g.-neral relief.
Herein f.iil not, but have before
si'.d cxirt on the ii.st day of t!: ■
next term thereof t'li - w it with
y nir reitirn thereon shoving how
you have executed the same,
Witness W- M. Ellis, Clerk of
the District Court of Cherokee
THE STATE OF TEXAS.
To the Sheriff or any Constable
of Cherokee County—Greeting:
You are hereby commanded to
summon the unknown heirs of
E isha Riggs, deceased, the nanus
.1111 residences of said defendant1
Oiing unknown to plaintiff, b\
making publication of this citatioi
once in each week for eight succes-
-ive weeks previous to the relun
late hereof, in sum • newspapei
published in your county, ii there
be a newspaper published thercii ,
but if not, then in the nearest
county where a newspaper is pab-
lished, commanding said defendants
o appear at the next regular term
if the district court of Cherokee
Jounty, Texas, to be holden in tl e
;ourt house thereof in Rusk on ti e
irst Monday in June, lot 1, the same
being the ,5th day of June, iyli,
then and there to an-;w.-t a petition
filed in said court on diy of
March, 1911, in a suit numbered
6123 on the docket of said court
wherein A. J. Searcy is plaintiff
a id the unknown heirs of Elisbaj Ciunty, Texas.
Riggs are defendants, said petition j Given under my hand and the
alleging: That plaintiff owns in ^ seal of said Court in the town of
fee simple and is lawfully in pos- Rusk, this 25th d ly of M irch, A.
session of .tile following tract of | D. 19II.
land situated iu Cherokee County, I W. M. ELLIS,
Texas, being 245 acres known as
Block No- 3 of the Thos. j. Rusk
League more fully described in that
certain deed recorded ill Vol. 52,
Clerk District Court, Cherokee
Issued 25th day of March, A. I).
page 354 of the Deed of Records of I (911. W. M. ELLIS,
Cherokee CoUnty, Texas, whereby | Clerk District Couit, Cherokee
! aid premises were conveyed to County, Tcjusv
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