The Bell County Democrat (Belton, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 2, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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Pabllibes All the Newi
All the Time
50 CENTS THE YEAR.
THE BELL COUNTY DEMOCRAT.
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I* Published to the Meet
Deesely Pepalated Sectlee
ef the Oreat State ef Teue
BELTON, TEXAS, THURSDAY. APRIL 2. .go8
BELL COUNTY NEWS NOTES.
0 / NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS—The Democrat will re-
quest that you send in your items so as to reach the Democrat of-
fice by Monday evening of each week. Also make paragraphs of
each item mentioned, and be careful about spelling names of
people you mention.
Hello, Mr. Editor; here I am
Mr. C. C. Howell, our oil man,
paid Cameron and Rockdale a visit
the first of the week in the interest
of his company.
Mrs. Parks spent one evening
this week with Mrs. Shattuck.
Two of the Mr. Shattuck Thom-
sons of Kinnee were the guests
of Mr. Hollowell Friday night
the last ten days. Each service was
well attended, there has been
twenty-five or thirty conversions.
Perse Powers of Bell Plains has
been attending the protracted meet-
ing here this week.
P. A. Madison of Belton, candi-
date for county clerk, spent Thurs-
day night with D. C. McLean and
Gene Lisinbe of Amity was in
town one day this week.
Miss Georgia Smith of Belton was i Mesdames Dave Campbell and E.
the guest of Mrs. Hollowell this P- Spruill visited Mrs. H. J. Porter,
Ask Miss Maggie about fortune
telling if hers is true.
Say, the Kid of Summer's Mill
seems to be uneasy about the two
old maids of The Grove. Say, Kid,
send them up this way. There is an
old bachelor who goes in the red
wheeled buggy alone seems like
they would like company.
Miss Bessie Wiseman went to
Belton shopping Friday afternoon.
Grandpa Shattuck went to Bel-
We had a mad dog on the Ridge
The Old Maids of the Grove bet-
ter hurry up, you know you won't
have another chance in four years.
Mis Fay Chandler of Thomas Ar-
nold at Salado was the guest of Mrs.
Hollowell the last of the week.
Wonder what was the matter
The public school at this place
will be out about the 20th of April.
Well, as news is scare I will close
with best wishes to The Democrat.
Mr. J. F. Reves is on the sick
list this week.
Mn Tom Harrison's little girl is
real sick but we hope she will soon
Mrs. Palmer and daughter, Mi&
Nina, went to town Wednesday.
We enjoyed the party at Mr. Mc-
Donald's Tuesday night very much.
Little Dessie Harrison, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Burn Harrison was
sick the first of the week but is
Several couples from here attend-
• , , 1 • , , ed the party at the home of Mr. Joe
with the Old Maids last night. JThe j Goode at Berea, Wednesday night.
i i. * Among the number were Mr. John
bachelors were out at prayer meet
ing all alone.
Mr. Hollowell and wife attended
church at Salado Sunday.
Mr. Birch Walker's visits are get-
ting mighty regular on the Ridge.
Preaching Saturday night and
Sunday was well attended.
Mr. Sam Henry attended the Lit-
erary at the Grove Saturday r-iotV*
ana reports a good time.
Well, I will close. Success to The
Democrat and its many readers.
LOST PRAIRIE DOTS.
Mrs. Brack Kieton spent Wednes-
day with Mrs. J. M. Wier.
McCreary arid Miss Nina Palmer,
Mr. Roy Finch and Miss Bessie Pal-
mer, Mr. Frank Palmer and Frank
Miss Oille, you had better hold on
to that yellow bonnet or this wind
will blow it away.
We have Sunday school every
Sunday evening at the Baptist
Teddie II is not gone to the brush
He's here this week and brings a
lady friend with him.
We like the name, Bess, of Prai-
rie Dell suggested for the corres-
pondence club. Come on boys and
girls and lets make the White Rose
ever came over on the Cow House
fishing. He hasn't been yet but
wants to go mighty bad.
Mr. Vol Harris spent Friday
night with Mr. Arthur Sanderford.
Mrs. Mattie Fry and little son,
Floyd, spent Friday with Mrs.
Mr. Ancil Pruitt from Gatesville
visited Mr. Arthur Sanderford last
Mr. Calvin Sandlin from Gates-
ville is visiting his uncle, Oscar Wil
Mr. Thompson and family from
Killeen visited Tom Stephens last
Misses Myrtle and Carrie Car-
lisle visited Mrs. Effie Hill one eve
Mrs. Gertie Adams and Mrs. Bu-
leah Ebers from Killeen were in
our community one day last week.
Mrs. Vanderveer has returned
Mrs. Sanderford jjnd daughter
Leo, spent Friday, night and Sat-
urday with Mrs. Dan Fry.
Mr. Lee Harris visited his un-
cle, Ghent Pettit, one day last week.
Miss Myrtie Stephens visited
Miss Myrtle Carslile a few minutes
one day last week.
Miss Bessie Cox spent Wednes-
day night with Miss Myrtie Steph-
Miss Emma Normand spent one
night last week with Miss Sallie
Looks like the two old maids
would get married some time as
this is leap year. They might catch
the two old bachelors if they would
come over on Hay Branch.
Well, I guess I had better ring
off with success to The Democrat.
The dance given by Mr. and Mrs.; qu^ interesting.
Ike Cantrell was a success. I £);x;ei we are glad that the Webb
Mrs. Albert Hunt spent the eve- yjjje pCOp]e enjoyed our literary,
ning Sunday with Mrs J M. Wier.,Corne ;n_
/~\ _ ..^i. ~ C 4U a Kn /4 ttfAnf nai« t
On account of the bad weather
Sunday eve the singing was post-
poned. Hope they will have it
over some time.
Mr. Joe Vickers and Miss Julia
Lipscomb called on Misses Lizzie
Wier and Mary Sherrill Thursday
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cook and sis-
ter, Isabel, visited Mr. Wier Friday
Mr. Joel Hall went to see his girl
Sunday evening if it was raining.
He doesn't seem to mind the rain a
Several couples were caught out
last Sundav eve and on account of
the rain Lizzie didn't get home till
Mr. L. D. Allen of Temple is put-
ting Mr. Roy up a wind mill.
Our school will be out April 17.
We are sorry to give Miss Mary up. I
It seems that Mr. John Vickers
has forgot it is leap year.
Mrs. Ada Cook called on Mrs. J.
M. Wier Thursday.
The farmers union was a failure
Friday night on account of it be-
ing so bad.
Leonard, the little son of Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. Wier, returned home Sun
day after spending a week with his
brother, Mr. J. F. Wier of Near Sa-
Mrs. Isabel, after spending a few
week's with her brother, Frank
Cook reurned to Falls county Sat-
Mrs. Luther Vickers went to Tem
Mrs. Cook and sister-in-law spent
the day Thursday with Mrs. Vick-
Best wishes to The Democrat.
A. B. C.
• SALADO NEWS.
Mr. Cleveland Edds and wife of
Heidenheimer are visiting relatives
Mr. Will Bunker has been making
some improvements on his place.
Mrs. Gipp Stephens was a Belton
Louen Vickery is back home
Yancey Yarbrough of Belton, can-
didate for sheriff was shaking
hands with Salado friends last
Little Jim Porter is on the sick
Brother Hucklebee of George-
town has been holding a protracted
meeting at the Methodist church for
Come again Glasseye, we like to
hear from Berea.
What has become of the Two Old
Maids. They must have found
some Old Bachelor and run away.
Miss Mabel Hill was a pleasant
caller at Mr. Reeves on Thursday
Mr. Will Stovall and wife from
near Belton visited Mrs. Stovall's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Finch on
Miss Bessie Palmer was badly dis
appointed because somebody wasn't
at the party Tuesday night. Never
mind Bess, we'll have another one
Come on Bud Short, we all want
to hear what Mrs. Short and Sary
Ann said when you got back.
There was a party at Mr. Bra-
sher's Saturday night and every-
body had a nice time.
Mr. Horace Cartwright took
his girl to the party and then went
home and ate supper. That's right,
Horace, be on time but don't miss
We are sorry to hear that Mr. Ike
Curtis is real sick and was taken
to the hospital Saturday.
Miss Bird Brock was among her
old friends Saturday night. We
were all glad to see her.
Some of the young people of Ce-
dar Creek attended the party at Mr.
Breakbill's at Berea Friday night.
All report a nice time.
The singing at Mr. McDonalds
Suday night was enjoyed by all.
Mr. Bud Brown and wife of Mof-
fat spent the day with Mr. and Mrs.
Walter McCreary Sunday.
Mr. John McCrary went to Mid-
Several of the Webbville people
were at the party Saturday night,
Mr. Sanders and wife visited at
Mr. Brasher's Saturday night.
Mr. Frank Palmer called on El-
mer McCrary Sunday and Mr.
Frank Reeves called on George Ber-
ry. This is leap year you know.
Well as this is our first trip to-
gether we will ring off. With best
wishes to the Democrat and its
Teddy II and Lady Friend.
HAY BRANCH ITEMS.
Mr. Tom Pettit visited Mr. Will
Harris one night last week.
There was a party at Mr. Willcox
Johnnie from Brookhaven want-
ed to know if the old bachelor
As I don't see any news items
from these parts very often will
write a few.
Health is very good at this writ-
ing and a fine prospect for a good
crop this year.
The party at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Casper's on last
Saturday night was a grand success.
Some of the young people from
They certainly must have had a
nice time as they didn't get home
till five thirty.
Mr. Edgar Vick Lewis and A1
Neeley went to Killeen last Satur-
day on business.
Mr. Bob Smith who is in the well
drilling business at Hermleigh
is spending a few days with home
folks. He says that part of the
country is awful dry.
Mr. Boy House returned to his
wr>rk at Loraine in Mitchell county
a few days ago. He says that coun-
try don't look good to him any
Mrs. A. J. Slawson and babies are
spending a few days with her par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Joel Ray of Bel-
Miss Pearl Casper is visiting at
Gatesville this week.
The singing at Mr. J. W. Ray's
Saturday night was enjoyed by all.
Some one erased their conscience
Sunday morning about five oclock
by setting fire to a little dwelling
on the Hamlin farm controlled by
R. E. Gibbs.
Mr. Ogden from Florence was in
town Saturday looking at the old
gin. He is figuring on putting in a
good outfit which is badly needed.
Well as this is my first attempt
will ring off. Good luck to The
Democrat and all of its readers.
Health of this vicinity is very
good at present. Mr. and Mrs. Jim
Rosser have a 9 lb. girl at their
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Powell visited
Mr. and Mrs. Powell.
Mr. Archie Powell visited in
Amity Sunday. Now look out old
boy, the next time I catch you at
Hodges I'll put a face on you.
Mr. Tom Foster and wife of
Three Forks visited her mother,
Mrs. Jake Powell last Saturday and
Mr. Nula Sewell went down to
Moon's to see his girl and his mo-
ther went over and took his horse
and buggy and ha! ha! he staid
till Monday and they had to bring
him home. Well as this is our first
time will ring off.
Duck and Pigeon...
Here we come again with our
news, after an absence of two
My! but we enjoy seeing this
beautiful sunshine after the rain
Most farmers are about up with
their work and are fixing their
plans so they can enjoy the Carni-
We haven't had and parties in
the neighborhood but a few of the
young people enjoyed a pleasant
evening at Jim Huey's at Prairie
Valley Thursday night. Ask Hugh
Hannon about it. He is fully qual-
ified in giving instructions on the
etiquette of getting a "pardner" to
play "taters in sandy land.'
There was a pound supper given
at Barnes, across the river Friday
night. All who went report a fine
The best thing that we have had
in the Grove for quite a while was
the Literary Saturday night.
The play was good but the music
was especially enjoyed. We will
not meet again till Saturday night,
April 18, on account of some of the
young people wanting to go to the
Carnival next week. We insure
you a good program then. Come
and bring some one with you.
Mr. and Mrs. Orye Jones of Bel-
ton and Mrs. Dave Johnston of
Bartlett are visiting J. C. Harville
Mr. Charles Wagner, Misses
Ethel and Lucy Owens of Center
Lake, were in the Grove Sunday to
Wiley Owens and Miss Warren,
James Sherrod and Miss Martha
Owens and Hugh Hannon, visited
Centre Lake Sunday.
Ellis Prater found attractions at
Dog Ridge Sunday. (?)
Francis Prater of Mt. Vernon
visited R. P. Prater's family Sat-
urday and Sunday.
Everyone is invited to come to
services at the school house next
Sunday afternoon, by Rev. Curry.
Two Old Maids.
Well, "Timid Maid," has
"quit me cold," and I guess
have to come by myself.
Wardlan Thompson, Vurney Ba-
ker, Bill Allamon, and Misses Lola
Ferrel, Minnie Thompson, Georgie
Chaffin and Mary Powers were the
guests of Miss Essie Forrest Sun-
Clarence McQueen had business
(?) at Mr. Anderson's Sunday.
Mrs. R. A. Forrest and children
and Mrs. Wm. Forrest have been
visiting relatives at Cedar Creek
for a few days.
Brunson Buckley and sisters, Mis
ses Era and Lula, of Praijie Valley l^j^at "visit.'
J QJJJ- ° « 1 ' 1 L 1 ~ " J -
As I have not noticed any news
from this community I will try to
send in a few items.
The health of the people is very
good except Mrs. Warner Wallace
who has been quite sick but am
glad to say is now improving.
We met and organized a Sunday
School at Center Lake school house
with Mr. G. W. Wood, Superinten-
dent; Mr. Major Wheat, Secretary;
and Mr. Cliff Talley, Treasurer, to
meet every Sunday at 3 o'clock. A1
are cordially invited.
There was a singing at Mrs. L. A,
E. Archer's last night and all re-
port a nice time.
Messrs. Jim Sherrod, Hugh Han
non, Wiley Owens and Misses Mar-
tha Owens and Beatrice Warren
were pleasant callers here Sunday.
_Mr. Clifton Talley has purchased
him a fine buggy animal and if the
girls have their way Cliff will not
go by himself.
Mr. Chas. Waggoner of Bartlett
visited Mr. and Mrs. Geo. P. Owens
Saturday and Sunday
As this is my first visit will not
write any more this time.
Miss Claura Gleen went to Kil-
leen Saturday shopping.
Miss Ida Forbes visited school
Mrs. Will Willess was in Killeen
Roy Oswalt made a flying trip to
Miss Buleah Forbes was the
guest of Miss Myrtle Yielding Tues
Lester Currey went to Killeen
Saturday on business.
Florence Bigham and Kate Elms
were guests of Nellie Forbes Thurs
Mrs. Rosa Seals from Fruit is
visiting at the home of Mr. Rob-
erson's this week.
Rick Yielding was in Killeen
Nathan Willess returned from
Bosque county Monday and from
ais smiling face we judge he had a
As Miss Jessie and Walter have
their office cotton will be sure to
sell for 15 cents.
Sir Bently Vannoy is on the sick
list this week.
Mr. Joe Goode and family were
visitors in Buck Horn settlement
Saturday and Sunday and attended
Mr .Lessley Fincher and Leonard
Proctor spent Firday morning rid-
ing a wild horse.
Mrs. Deck and daughter. Miss
Rhoda spent Thursday eve with
.The peach crop in this section
will be very scarce but there will
be a very large dewberry crop if
nothing happens to them.
Fishing seems to be the leading
occupation at this Writing. Seems
to have good liicrk.
C. C. Philip? and Misses Bessie
and Johnnie Mullholland of Berea
will attend a big dance Saturday
. Always pick tip the Democrat to
find your home news. The best
news of all. Success to The Demo-
crat and its many readers.
nesday nlghfwitfi'Miss Essie For-
Mrs. S. E. Cawthon has returned
from Salado where she went to at-
tend the meeting.
Miss Fern Campbell and John
Huey, Grady Morrow and John Wil
son of the Summers Mill vicinity
visited prayer meeting in our com-
munity Sunday night.
Wanted—to know why Vurney
Baker drove so slow as he was go-
ing to Mooreville Sunday evening.
Miss Gertrude Fuller visited Miss
Martha Anderson Sunday.
Come on "Athos" of Mooreville,
we're glad to see all of you new
It's rumored about that a certain
little girl had to return home from
prayer meeting by herself, Sunday
night Well, let her do as she likes,
it's leap year.
Misses Essie and Leola Forrest
spent Monday night at Mr. J. W.
Forrest's. , , ..
Mr. C. P. Powers and family and
Misses Ethel Davis, Rebecca King
and Eunice Poteet attended ^ the
meeting at Salado, Saturday night.
Miss Georgie Chaffin visited her
sisters, Mrs. Ervin Russell and Mrs.
E. A. Allamon Friday and Satur-
daTommie King attended preaching
at Salado Friday night, Saturday
night and Sunday. . .
Miss Ida Mae Adams visited Lil-
lie Fuller Sunday afternoon.
Yes, "Bess," Mitt and his rubber
tire are causing a great deal of ex-
citement but I don't think it s teore
of a sensation than Miss Ollie Haw-
kins and her "yaller" bonnet and
hat are creating.
Kurney Baker made his weekly
visit to Carl Grove Sunday after-
noon. _., ,
The school closed Friday and
Miss Sanders, the teacher, returned
to her home in Belton Saturday.
Miss Mary Powers visited her
cousin, Miss Eunice Poteet Friday
I think it's rather queer why
some of the Belle Plains young
folks are as "happy as butterflies"
while others are "blue as indigo.
Mrs. E. W. Holland made a trip
to Summers Mill Saturday after-
noon- - , . .
Mrs. I. J. Poteet has been sick
for a few days past. We wish for
him a speedy recovery.
We understand that two or three
girls around here have spoken for
the use of certain buggies for the
rest of this year. That's right girls,
you must make a start sometime.
There has been some little scare
about mad dogs recently. Let's all
hope they wont catch us.
Well, it's getting rather late for
"Little Folks" to be up, so I guess
I'd better say "sweet dreams" and
retire. I'll bring "Timid Maid"
with me next time, perhaps.
little Dumas C.
Messrs. Roberson Justice spent
several days this week at Gates-
ville at the Quarterly Conference.
Jesse Parks killed three rattle
snakes Friday and he says it was
no day for snakes either.
Lote Curry, wife and babies
from Killeen visited Jesse Parks
and wife Sunday.
Mrs. Tennie Black from Sparta
was here Wednesday visiting Mrs.
Mr. Dock Morris we are sorry to
say is still very low.
Marvin Spruell and sister, Miss
Mary, were dinner guests at Mr.
Grandma Oswalt and daughter,
Mrs. Seals visited at John Parks'
near Sugar Loaf Sunday.
Miss Callie Yielding were the din
Tier guests of Roy Oswalt Sunday.
Miss Iney Black goes next week
to Santa Anna to visit her brother.
Mr. Jack Blodget and family left
Wednesday for New Mexico. They
go first to Bosque county where
they are joined by Mr. Blodgett's
brother and wife. We hate to give
these good people up.
Miss Ida Forbis was the guest
of Nathan Willess Sunday eve.
Misses Rilla, Golda and Manda
Sims and Inez Black were at Sun-
day school at Cedar Grove Sunday
and report a pleasant time.
Singing at J. 0. Curry's Sunday
Speaking for myself, but I don t
like White Rose for our band.
Miss Laura Bigham is at home.
BEREA ITEMS. -
As I haven't seen anything from
this place for • some time I'll at-
tempt to write again.
There are a good many farmers
beginning to plant their corn over
on account of birds getting the big-
gest part of it.
Grain it looking finer now now
than it has for several years at
Sir Jewel Jackson is reported
having the measles.
Mr. Bob Jackson of Waco who
has been working for his brother,
Dub, returned home last week.
Mr. J. W. Mays of Berea visited
The entertainment at Mr. Joe
Goode'e Wednesday night was
highly enjoyed by all who were
Mr. Lessley Fincher and sister,
Verge, of Hamilton county are vis-
itors of their sisters, Mrs. Annie
Flint and Mrs. Essie Caldwell.
There was a party given at the
home of Mrs. Brakebill's Friday
Mrs. Vannoy made a flying trip
to Temple Wednesday.
The farmers union re-organized
last Monday night. Mr. Walter
holds the office of door keeper,
Miss Jessie Brakebill, secretary.
As we have managed to keep
from being caught by the alligator,
of which "Bess" warned us last
week, we are again ready to deliver
Tom Carpenter of Dog Ridge
spent a couple of days this week
with his sister, Mrs. John Camp-
bell and family .
John Hickerson of Belton was
among us one day this week. John
seemed to be fat and slick like he
was enjoying life.
The candidates are beginning to
make us frequent calls, as Mr. Ebb
White was looking after us Wednes-
day and and P. B. Madison was in
our midst Saturday.
S. H. Barton of Holland was on
our streets Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Phillips of
Port Oak were visitors at this place
Mrs. Henry Colbert of Belton re-
turned home Tuesday after visiting
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Will
J.%. tiouancr ^ t
Sunday from their pros
to Lynn county. They seem to
well pleased with the looks of the
Henry Haney made a business
trip near Holland Thursday.
Say, Mr. Editor, we are land-
ing the fish out this way now.
Misses Effie and Vera Campbell
left Tuesday night for Coleman
county on a visit to their brother,
Alvah and family.
John Kelley has been very sick
The "Two Old Maids" must have
been out on another hunt last week.
Dr. W. T. Randolph of Little Riv-
er was in our town Wednesday, pro-
James Campbell from east of
Temple made home folks a visit
Mr. Linderman and party of
Bartlett spent a few days here last
week fishing and enjoying the
Mr. Jones, a brother of Pryor
Jones of this community arrived
from Tennessee one day this week.
Mr. Norwood and sister of near
Amity were in our town Friday.
Miss Gladys Shannon accompanied
them home to spend Sunday.
Clarence Wade of Coleman coun-
ty is visiting his sister, Mrs. Char-
ley Bradford and family.
Here I come again. I have jufet
been wondering why the Kid does-
n't go to Elm Grove. He might get
to see the Two Old Maids. Sup-
pose you go up there next Satur-
day night. Kid, there is going to
be a debating up there and you
might get interested.
Come on, all you good writers.
We are reading some good letters
in the dear old Democrat.
Mr. Jim Huey and wife enter-
tained quite a large crowd of young
folks Thursday evening. They all
seemed to have enjoyed themselves
T think there are preparations be-
ing made for a new phone line
through this part of the country.
Mr. Jim Harvey and wife and lit-
tle son was the guests of Mr. Har-
vey's brother, Shellie Harvey, Sun-
day near Center Lake.
Mr. Bob Sikes and wife and lit-
tle daughter, Ollie, visited relatives
near Rogers Friday, Saturday and
Mrs. Claudie Baker has been on
the sick list this week.
Mrs. Lorena Moore went to Hol-
land Saturday evening.
Mr. Ernest Goodnight was in our
community Thursday night.
There were quite an excitement
Sunday morning among the people
of this country. There was a mad
dog passed through part of the com
munity and bit several other dogs
but Mr. Bill Jones and Mr. Gradie
On Tuesday there appeared
four robust, healthy young fel-
lows in Belton, with a horse and
buggy, stopping at Boyd's
wagon yard. There was that
somet'.ing about -their actions
that £did not look just exactly
right. One of them sold the
horse to a party living near Bel-
Sheriff Olin Graves appeared on
the scene, and after question-
ing them as to where they were
from and to what place they
were' traveling they gave such
unsatisfactory answers that he
thought-it best to hold them for
investigation. It seems that
the visitors had been in the
neighborhood of Belton for a
day or two, and had left saddles
at various places around town.
A very fine saddle was left at
the store at Midway, which was
secured by the officers. The
sheriff department is satisfied
that these parties are wanted
somewhere in the state and
Sheriff Bnrkes is making in-
quiry all over the state in an
effort to place them if possible.
Deputy Graves thinks the Jiav-
ing of these saddles around at
different places indicates that
the young fellows were plan-
ning to procure horses from
around here and skip out to
other parts, but the scheme was
frustrated by the arrests,
Our old friend, C. A. Winkler
of The Grove, came in Tuesday,
and in speaking of the times
generally remarked that his
corn crib looks mighty good to
him as he has it filled with corn
from last years crop and the
price is fine. Mr. Winkler be-
lieves in plenty of corn.
Our old friend H. M. Ander-
son of Webb school house in the
north end of the county, was
among the visitors in Belton
Wednesday and said he was
glad to meet anybody that looks
like a Democrat man, and when
his time is out let him know and
he wonld renew.
Burglary at Yoongsport.
News came in Tuesday morn-
ing from Youngsport that some
time Monday night twoffresi-
dences in that village had been
burglarized. The officers left
immediately with the hounds
from the county farm to look for
O. N. Allen of Cedar Creek
was in Belton Tuesday and
spoke favorably of the crop
prospects in his community ex-
cept bad stands of corn in some
Mrs. J. M. Wilson, left for Tem-
ple Tuesday in answer to a tele-
phone message that her mother,
Mrs. Owens, who has been lin-
gering so long had changed for
the worse and to come at once.
Joe Evans of Little River came
in Tuesday morning to aerve aa
Harvey succeeded in killing the
mad dog before it got very far.
Mrs. Jimmie Sinclair was the
guest of Mrs. Jim Harvey Tuesday
Mr. Ellis Prater and Mr. Hannon
were in our community Thursday
We are having some more winter
out here in our community.
Mr. Ed Sinclair and family visit-
ed Mr. Will Brockley Sunday.
Mr. Guss Moore and Mr. Tom
Moore made a flying trip to Belton
this week on business.
Some of the farmers of our com-
munity are plowing corn and some
of theni are planting cotton.
Mr. Jim Harvey is highly elated
over the arrival of a fine boy.
I will quit for this time, wishing •
the many readers of The Democrat
THE LOCAL MARKET.
Wednesday, Apr. 1, 1908.
Egg-s, 8 1-3 cts per doz.
Hens 3.25 to $3.00 per doz.
Fryers 2.40 to 3.00 per doz.
Turkeys 6 to 8 1-2 cts per lb.
Butter 10 to 20 cts per lb.
Butter fat 25 cts per lb.
Country sausag-e 10c per lb.
Wheat 1.12 per bu.
Corn 58 to 65 cts per bu.
Oats 55 to 65 cts per bu.
Hay 12.50 to 15.00 per ton. v
Pecans 3 to 3 1-2 cts per lb.
Hog's 4 l-2c per lb.
Cattle on foot 2 I-4c per lb.
Sweet potatoes 75 cts per bu.
Wood 3.00 per cord.
Wood, cedar 3.00 to 4.00 per cord.
Green Hides 2 1-2 to 3c per lb.
Local Spots, 10-70 basis.
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The Bell County Democrat (Belton, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 2, 1908, newspaper, April 2, 1908; Belton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth233437/m1/1/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.