The Bell County Democrat (Belton, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 38, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 9, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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BELTON, TEXAS, THURSDAY. APRIL 9, io«8
BELL COUNTY NEWS NOTES.
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.
HAY BRANCH ITEMS.
Health in this community is very
good at present.
The farmers are planting cotton.
Miss Myrtie Stephens visited
Misses Myrtle and Carrie Carlisle
Mr. Russell Carter and Lee Har-
ris and Willie Barr were the guests
of Mr. Ancil Harris Sunday.
Mr. Will Harris visited Mr. John
Mrs. Spence was the guest of Mrs
Will Harris Saturday night.
Mr. Scott Montgomery was seen
in our community last week.
Mr. Harris was the guest of Mrs.
Miss Dacia McKee was the guest
of Misses Myrtle and Carrie Carl-
Miss Tumpie Barr was the guest
of Miss Leo Sanderford Thursday
Mr. Freeman Carlisle was the
guest of Mr. Barr Saturday eve.
Miss Carrie and Myrtle Carlisle
and Miss Docia McKee visited Miss
Lillie Barr Sunday.
Mr. Potter and wife were in our
Mr. Cap Carlisle was the guest
of Mr. Frank Cox Sunday.
Mr. Calvin Hair was the guest of
Mr. Barr Saturday.
Mr. Ancil Morris was the guest
of Mr. Sammie Cox Sunday.
Miss Bessie Cox was the guest of
Miss Myrtle Ogletree Sunday.
Mr. S. B. Harris was the guest
of Mr. Cap Carlisle Friday.
There was preaching at the
church Saturday night and Sunday
Miss Carrie Carlisle received a
phone message at Mr. Barr's Sat-
Mr. Vol Harris, Elisha Sander-
ford and Sode Blair were at Mr.
Jchr..«£mderfoitl'z Sunday eve. *
Mrs. Carlisle visited Mrs. San-
derford Saturday eve.
Misses Winnie and Violet Sand-
derford spent Sunday at Mr.
Mr. Barrand George Hair visited
at Mr. Hair's Sunday.
Miss Clara Raune went to thar
brother, Mr. Arthur's Sunday, to
spend the week.
Here I come with a big bundle
We are glad to know that every-
one is well.
Mr Leonard Procter drove thru
Berea Saturday evening with a
new buggy. Look out, girls; see
who Mr. Leonard drives around in
his new buggy.
Miss Mary Vannoy, Miss Nella
Brantley and Miss Currie Hernsby
went fishing Monday. The/ report
a nice time. Miss Nelk.-says she
saw one fish and got scared and
jumped in after it. Miss Mary says
she caught lots of fisl'i.
Our school will be out Friday,
April 10. The S'.nool will have a
picnic Saturday, the 11th, at Miller
Springs. Everybody come.
Mr. Ed. Flint was at Mr. Brake-
bill's Sunday night.
The singing at Mr. Lawler's Sun-
day evening was enjoyed by all.
Mr. George Brantley came up
Saturday to see his sister, Nella,
and paid Mr. Albert Procter a visit
Miss Zora has quit school. Won-
der what that means?
Mr. Tom Brakebill spent Wed-
nesday night at Shallow Ford.
Wanted—Miss Love Procter
.wants to know has became of Mr.
Walter Graves of Midway.
Wonder if Mr. Loyd Rush has
caught his pig yet?
Mr. Earl was seen smiling at
the girls Sunday.
Mrs. Alice Hornesby was in Bel-
ton Tuesday shopping.
It was too bad for the party Sat-
urday night at Mrs. Vannoy's.
The Farmers Union is doing
good work so far, and has had sev-
eral new members and we think
there are several who would like
to join and have some fun.
Cheer up! cheer up, people and
don't let our Sunday School stop.
We are sorry to hear of Mr. Roy
Procter being so badly disappoint-
Look out, Jim, Mr. Flint's dog
will bite. We know Miss, Nona
says it won't.
Come on, all you good writers.
We would love to hear from Ten-
One evening recently Mr. Walter
Proctor and a young lady were
Ask Miss Jessie what there it
at Cedar Creek for her.
Mr. Walter Hogan, we are glad
to have little Edith at school with
us once more.
Mrs. Vannoy and daughters and
Nella Brantley are visiting in Heid-
enheimer this week.
Miss Fannie Lawler spent Tues-
day night with Miss Minnie Proc-
Miss Tennie says she is so lone-
some, oh, so lonesome.
Wanted—An April fool.
Miss Lillian lost a red handker-
chief between Berea and Mr. Proc-
ter's. When found please return
to owner (Mr. Will Brakebill) and
Well, here it is eight o'clock, and
I am in bed—hand me my night
cap and I'll go. Goodnight.
. .School is going on nicely but
will be out Friday, the 10th. Ruth
Rather has missed three or four
days on account of a sprained an-
Bessiq Carpenter fell off of a
mule Sunday and hurt her nose..
Mr. Roy Sanderford has been re-
ceiving a good many post cards this
week. Wonder where they came
Miss Clyva Vandyke called on
Misses Ernestine and Alma Estes.
Wonder what kind of a time she
Mr. Lively Miller, our school tea-
cher is a great lover of flowers, but
"Lillie" is his favorite.
Miss Ernestine Estes is talking
most too much about the boys.
Mrs. W. P. Whitmore has been
very ill but is some better now.
Misses Winnie and Ella Smith
spent the night with their uncle,
Mr. Sanderford, last Thursday
Miss Alma Estes has been look-
ing very sad for two or 3 days on
account of some one being absent
from school but looks pretty well
pleased now. He has came back.
Katy Dillard missed school Fri-
day and Dona Rosser looks lonely.
Miss Opal Whitmore has gained
30 pounds. We all would like to
see her now.
Forty two game seems to be all
The party at Mr. Northam's was
enjoyed by all who were there.
Silver Ridge went to play ball in
Nolanville and they could not play.
Mr. Draper spent the night at Mr.
George Vandykes Saturday.
Miss Hazel Rather has been look-
ing awful pleasing. Wonder why ?
Miss Willie Hamilton has stop
ped school a few days and I think
the post cards have too. Hope she
will be back Monday.
Miss Carrie Sanderford has been
ill this week but is reported better.
Mr. Whistling Rufus has been on
the sick list for some time.
News is scarce around here and
that is why we haven't written any
The two Mr. Vadens went fishing
last week. Just ask them if they
caught any fish.
Nora Roberts and some one else
went fishing but got badly fright-
ened and went home.
Mr. Owen Huffman and little
daughter, Dink of Killeen, were
down visiting Mr. Roberts on No-
Ask Mr. Tom Humphrey if he
ever saw any pretty post cards.
Mr. Claud Russ from Temple was
seen on the creek Friday.
Mr. Boyd, Mr. Jeffreys and sev-
eral others from this place have
been attending the Farmers Union
at Belton this week.
Miss Narene Roberts has a new
Mr. Webb Dass had his picture
made. What's up?
Mrs. T. B. Roberts went to Spar-
ta shopping Friday.
We Wonder if Mr. Cook grumbles
at having to carry so many post
Ask Mr. Sterling why he never
Dr. Clem of Brookhaven was ped-
dling on North Nolan this week.
A certain young man made R. N.
a present of a pet squirrel and a
Webb Dass has bleached up con-
siderable the last week. Does any
one know when that old maid said
she'Was coming to Sparta?
Maudie Garner said she sure was
taken aback Sunday evening.
Mr. Editor, you ought to be here
to help these blue-eyed thinkers eat
molasses candy. *
I sure would like to see Miss Ollie
with her "yaller bonnet on. I know
it becomes her.
Well, I guess we had better go
and get ready to chop corn. That
is what we are thinking of. With
best wishes to The Democrat and
Two Blue-eyed Thinkers.
SULPHUR SPRINGS NEWS.
Well, the "prodigal" was just so
busy last week that he could not
send in the news.
Mr. Roscoe Ferguson of Sweet-
water and his brother, Jean, from
Haskell, are visiting homefolk this
Henry Dietz of the Plains was
down Sunday .
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert visited at
Mrs. R. G. Whitley's Sunday even-
There was a fishing party up
from Bartlett last week and report
good luck, and a nice time.
Elmo Talbott of Prairie Dell is
coming to the Springs so regular
that I am afraid that we are going
to loose one of our "precious jew-
Rev. Pcnick preached at the
school house Saturday night, Sun-
day and Sunday night. _ There was
a good crowd each service.
Jessie Fuller of Belle Plains at-
tended the evening services Sunday
Col. Albert Wheeler and Mr.
Huel Steel Esq. of Salado were out
at preaching Sunday night.
Mr. Bud Ashton and sister, Miss
Lucy, and Mr. Henry Hamilton of
Prairie Dell were visiting at Mr.
Belks last Sunday.
Mrs. Taylor Ming was visiting at
Mr. Ferguson's one day last week.
There will be a protracted meet-
ing to begin at the school house
next Wednesday night. Everybody
is invited to come. £
The school will be out next Fri-
day and a picnic on Saturday. Ev-
erybody is invited to come with
well filled baskets.
Bashful Beau, don't come off and
leave that Timid Maid any more. •
Well, I will ring off and close my
eyes in peaceful slumber till "pa"
blows the horn at 4 o'clock for me
to kill cockle burrs with old "Jack
and Pete" Good luck to The Dem-
ocrat and all who read its pages.
HAY BRANCH ITEMS.
Health of this community is good
at this writing.
Mrs. M. E. Deaver of Belton has
been visiting relatives in this com-
munity the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. Hutchins of Sugar
Loaf visited at the home of J. M.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Jones visited
at Mr. J. M. Deaver's Sunday even-
Miss Pearl Rambo visited Miss
Pearl Deaver Sunday.
Miss Melissie Harris visited Miss
Pearl Rambo Sunday evening.,
The singing at W. E. Rambo's
Sunday night was enjoyed by the
Ask Annie Marks if it was dark
Miss Annie Marks visited Miss
Pearl Deaver Sunday evening.
Ask Dave Rowland if he ever
shows his post cards.
We scribe thinks Mr. Elisha San-
derford looked disappointed Sun-
day night. We wonder why?
Master Ealey Rambo visited
Master Johnnie Harris Sunday.
Ask Dave if anybody got fooled
Post cards are the rage of this
Master Ealey Rambo visitde Mas
ter George Wilcox Saturday even-
Master Riley Marks visited
Clyde and Wallace Deaver Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Marks visited
at Mr. Garner's Sunday evening.
Mr. Dolph Harris visited Mr.
Clyde Polk Saturday.
Will ring off with best wishes to
ITEMS FROM BLAND.
The Democrat doesn't have the
pleasure of printing the news as of-
ten, it seems, as it should have. I
hope Cheesy will send in another
The farmers of Bland are busy
plowing their corn and some are
It was reported that there was
another mad dog on bear creek last
week. They are getting rather nu-
merous in this nedc of the woods.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Mayes made
a flying trip to Belton Sunday.
Mr. Louis Short was seen driving
around Sunday evening. 0, wonder
where he was headed for.
Mr. Harve Evans made a busi-
ness trip to Temple last Saturday.
Mr. John Trimmir has purchased
a fine sorrel horse. I guess he will
run a hot box on that new surrey.
Some of the owl creek folks are
going to attend the carnival thi
week. I hope they will report a
Mr. Tom Patton and wife have
moved down on the river.
It was reported that there would
be preaching up on the head of
Bear creek Sunday, but up to the
present time we have not had the
report of it.
So hoping this will. not find the
waste basket I will bid you adieu.
Here we come to help the two old
maids a little.
The health of this community
is very good. . -
Miss "Tachel" Owens was sick
first of the week but is now able to
Come on "Ugly Widow," from
Center Lake, your piece was fine.
Cicero Ming left for his home in
Oklahoma Sunday. We all regret-
ted to see him leave.
Mr. Marvin Sherrod is going to-
ward the school house again. Hur-
rah for you old boy, go. A prettier
girl would be hard to find.
"Hub" Carlock has a new buggy.
Now who are you going to see, old
Lost—between Mr. Harville's and
Mr; OwenS*, a signet ring and pin
with the letter "R" on them. Please
return to the owner and receive re-
Mrs. Ethel Jones returned to her
home in Belton after a week visit
with home folk.
Hugh Hannon made a flying trip
to Belle Plains Saturday.
Wanted—to know why a certain
little girlie spends Sunday evening
at home here of late?.
Miss Martha went to town in the
rain Saturday. Wonder what's
Well, we will quit and come again
soon if this misses the waste bas-
ket. Success to the good old
Democrat. We are the
As we were overshadowed by a
cloud through the recent cold wea-
ther, which prevented us from get-
ting frost bit we are still able to be
about and ready to tell what we
know, which will be very limited.
There has been some cotton
planted in this oomm'jMty of which
I think that Mr. Strange is a head
in that line as he has cotton up to a
Mr. Jim Markham of Prairie Val-
ley was over with us a while last
Quite a number of fat hogs were
sold this week by the farmers of
this vicinity, the sales of which
were very stimulating to their pur-
ses at this season of the year.
Miss Gladys Shannon made home
folks a visit Friday and returned
There will be a union school pic-
nic at this place on Saturday April
25th, comprising the school at this
place and that of Elm Grove. There
will be a ball game in the afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Frazier were
visiting their son, W. A. Frazier and
family of Three Forks Sunday.
John Kelley is able to be about
again after his recent illness.
Several of the pupils at school
April fooled Miss Shannon last
Wednesday by running off at noon
and remaining out till after she had
dismissed school that evening.
Dr. W. T. Randall of Little Riyer,
and hi slady was the guest of f. M.
Phillips and wife Saturday. Al-
though the weather was very un-
favorable the Doctor had to fish a
Oh, my! wasn't Sunday evening
beautiful for the Old Maids to go to
see their Best fellows.
We hope that the trolley car on
which Bro. Bud Short is making his
extended tour to Temple will not
go in the ditch while he is out on
his trip. Should he happen to some
accident and lose his life it would
be a great calamity to Pecan Bend
as they would be left in darkness
again without any leader.
Hamp Bradford seemed to be
well pleaded as he was driving
through our streets Sunday evening
Ed Frazier is greatly encouraged
over an April fool he received the
other day, he says that if he can
find the writer and she don't go
back on her promise that he will not
remain single much longer.
I am here again with my mite of
Reginald Buckley and wife,
Maude, Brunson Bhickley and sis-
ters, Misses Lula and Era of Prai-
rie Valley were in our midst Sun
day, and when they returned home
they took with them Misses Leola
Forrest and Georgia Chaffi.
Our Pastor, Rev. W. N. Curry,
was called to Corn Hill to conduct
a funeral service Sunday, conse-
quently there were> several disap-
pointed in not getting to hear his
Messrs Frank Berry and Marvin
Buford of Salado, and Miss Essie
s\Forrest visited Miss Mary Powers
Quite a number of Belle Plainea
people attended preaching at Sul-
phur Springs Sunday afternoon.
We have discovered the reason
Vurney Baker drove so slow as he
was going to Moreville one Satur-
day afternoon not long ago. He
says he doesn't like to drive his
horse too hard!!? Well, I don't
think there was any danger of that,
Vurney, at the rate you were going.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dickenson
of Summers Mill were in our com-
We are sorry to hear that Miss
Ethel Davis left Monday for Ok-
lahoma where she will make her
future home. We hate to see her
go, but perhaps she will visit old
Belle Plains once in awhile.
We had several visitors from Prai
rie Dell in our community Sunday
morning. We were glad to see
them and hope they will not let
this be the last time they come.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Forrest and
daughter, Miss Essie, visited in
"Poteet Valley" Tuesday afternoon.
A few of the Prairie Valley
young folks visited Miss Leola For-
rest and her brother, Letcher, Tues-
Miss Eunice Poteet visited her cou-
sin, Miss Rebecca King Sunday.
And that remids me, Miss King
is the proud possessor of a new dia-
mond ring. That s'ounds rather sus-
picious to me as I always thought
diamond rings were rather sugges-
I think from the way things were
looking Sunday night that Miss
Leola Forrest would like to remain
inPrairie Valley permanently.
Mrs. C. P. Powers and little
daughters, Bessie and Florence and
J. W. Smith and son, Wilbourne,
visited Mrs. Raith McQueen Sun-
I think Miss Essie Forrest would
like to borrow Miss Ollie Hawkins'
bonnet patterns, as I hear that she
has engaged to make a bonnet for
a certain person not very far from
here; also I think t^at if she keeps
perserving, she might learn how to
cheer people up when they have
I think from what I can hear she
has had several years of experience
Well, I guess I'll have to quit as
this is the last sheet of paper I pos-
sess, but IH manage to get some
more some hoWbefore next week,
and perhaps by that time "Timid
Maid" will be in the notion of com-
ing with me.
Well, I will send in my few items
this week again.
This is a beautiful day out here
in our part of the country it looks
as though we were going to have
some beautiful summer weather.
The health of the community is
very good this week.
Mr. John Huey was at Mr. F. E.
Fullers Sunday. * What is the at-,
traction over there, Jqhn? *'
Mr. J. T. Huey and wife and lit-
tle son, Major, visited Mr. Hsiey's
uncle, Mr. S. A. Huey near- Little
Flock last week.
Misses Lula,i Minnie ySnd Billa
Anderson visited Mrs. Sinclair Sun-
day. . *
Mrs. Lorena Moov'e has been on
the sick list this «eek.
Mr. Pat Brannon of West Texas
is visiting Mr. Gus Moore.
Mrs. Tom Jackson and Mrs. Mol-
lie Harris were the guest of Mrs.
Jimmie Sinclair Sunday.
Miss Leola Forrest and Miss Ger-
ta Fuller were at Mr. J. M. Ander-
son's Friday eveningf. I
Mrs. Lizzie Anderson and little
daughter, Belmer, visited Mrs. An-
derson's brother, Albert Harvey,
last week at Little Flock.
The Misses Anderson's entertain
ed a few of their friends Friday
night. They all seemed to have en-
joyed themselves fine.
Mrs. Jim Huey and Mrs. Lizzie
Anderson say they don't care about
going to Little Flock any more un-
less they know where they are go-
Miss Pearl Wilson was at Mrs.
J. M. Huey's Tuesday evening.
Mr. Gus Moore and Mr. Ed Sin-
clair attended the union meeting at
Belton last week. .
Mr. Jim Huey and wife went to
Belton one day last week.
Miss Minnie Anderson was at
Mrs. Bill Baker's Saturday evening.
Mr. Bill Baker and nearly all his
family made a flying trip to Belton
Mr. Sam Huey was hauling wood
There was quite a crowd of
young folks attended a singing at
Mr. Bud Buckley's Sunday even-
ing. They all report a good time.
Miss Lula Eva and Mrs. Maud
Buckley were the guests of Miss
Miss Leola Forrest and Miss
Georgie Chaffen went home with
the Misses Buckleys Sunday from
I think most of the men folks
of our community are going to Bel-
ton first Monday.
Well, I will close for this time
wishing The Democrat success.
Will write again after several
week's absence, although news is
scarce at present.
We have all got our corn plowed
and some of us are planting cot-
ton and some have already planted.
J. C. Lanier, S. J. Garner, W. H.
Tatum and F. W. Garner leave for
Buchannon, New Mexico today
where Mr. Lanier is think ing of go-
ing into the mercantile business.
The rest are prospecting.
Mrs. J. E. Mulhollan and daugh-
ter are visiting in the Valley today.
The young folks enjoyed an en-
tertainment at W. H. Garners' one
night last week.
Sixteen or eighteen of the young
folk of this place spent the evening
at Mr. Stokes Sunday. They spent
the evening in playing games, jump
ing rope and taking pictures.
Several of the boys went hunt-
ing Friday and Saturday night.
R. H. Garner and Johnnie Pitt-
man were out in the Valley Satur-
Grandma Pittman is visiting in
Belton at present.
Gardens are very good and ber-
ries are beginning to ripen.
Mrs. Perry man and daughter,
Miss Katie, visited Mrs. Hunter
Mrs. Lee Milwee, Mrs. C. H. Ran-
ey and Miss Nora Atwood went fish
ing Wednesday and caught quite a
number of nice cat and several tur-
Rolan Heartfield and sister Miss
Daisy took supper with the Misses
Atwoods last evening.
The Misses Atwoods, J. C. La-
nier, W. H. and R. L. Garner called
on the Misses Stokes Friday night.
Hood Garner was in the Valley
Thursday night. Well its dinner
time. As ever,
Well, Mr. Editor, will you let me
join the happy little page. This is
my first time to write. Say, it
looks like it would turn cold and the
farmers will have to plant their
corn over. /
Girls, what is the matter ^ith
you? Go and get your fellow* and
drive down to Mr. John
on Mr. John Garrison's place
have a glass broken. ,-$£r. John-
son is a picture taker aAd has taken
seevral pictures since he came from
There is going to be a candy
breaking at Joe Peppers house next
Thursday night. Come and bring
I see the Ugly Widow has joined
We are going to have a new mail
carrier. We sure do hate to see Mr.
Blajiton leave but he said God had
cstiied him to preach and we wish
Him well where ever he goes.
There will be preaching every
Second Sunday by Brother John-
son at Center Lake. _ All come who
can and tell your friends.
Mr. Sneed Blanton gave me a bi-
ble last Saturday and no one will
ever know how I appreciate it. He
wanted me to promise him that I
would read it every day and read it
to the boys but I have not seen Mr.
Blanton since. Hope to hear from
him before long.
Lela Pricer and Miss Maud Jones
spent the evening with Mrs. John-
son last Saturday. Loving and Lela
spent the night with Miss Maude
and Mr. Garrison entertained them
playing his new records.
Willie Pricer and John John-
son's families were the guests re-
cently of their father and mother,
Mr. and Mrs. Pricer. < .
Well, as this is my first time I
will shut the door and say good-
I thought I would come and bring
the news from Sulphur Springs,
We sure have had some cold
northers the last few days.
Oscar Love took Miss Rosie Fer-
guson to Sunday school. I reckon
they had a fine time; just ask Miss
Rosie and see.
I tell you there was surely # a
crowd of young folk at preaching
but the most of them were Belle
Plains people, except Mr. Oscar
Love and Miss Rosie Ferguson.
Mr. Gean Ferguson and Miss
Grace Harling, R. Ferguson and
Miss Myrtle Love and Mr. Bird
Ferguson and Miss Iney Love, Mas-
ter Fuller visited Master Silas Bal-
lard last Sunday and they took a
ride. . .
Mr. R. B. Dickenson visited Mr.
Ballard the other evening and spent
the evening with him.
The Salado boys come down Sun-
day on their wheels.
Mr. Love is fixing the road up
close to Mr. Kelley's home.
Mr. Kelley has been sick but hear
that he is up and can go about.
The corn is up fine now and ev-
ery body is busy plowing.
I will quit for this time. I hope
it will clear up so the farmers can
get their woilc done.
The week, is closing with
gloomy, disagreeable weather.
Lon Elms visited school Thurs-
Last Sunday at & o'clock, the
Death Angel came and called
away Mr. Doc Morris. He had
been sick for some time. In be-
half of the community, we ex-
tend to the bereaved our sym-
Mr. Watts and another gentle-
man whose name we failed to
learn are here from Temple tun-
ing J. P. Bigham's piano.
Miss Myrtle Yielding spent
Friday night with her grand-
Miss Ida Forbis was the guest
of Johnny Wednesday eve.
Wonder if Miss Rena Willess
is still quilting.
Bashful Beau: If Ollie's bon-
net and hat are disturbing you,
we will have it stopped and will
give you the yellow bonnet as we
have a new blue one now.
Mrs. O'Neal and daughter,
Thelma were shopping in Killeen
one day this week.
Tom Parks had to cut sprouts
over across the river all alone
this week. The girls had better
make Tom a leap year call.^jjj)j!^
At the rate Miss Laura Big-
ham has been sending post cards
this week someone is going to be
James Parks was the guest of
his sister, Mrs.^Spurlin Wednes-
E. F. Bigham and R. Yielding
were out enjoying the weather
The men of this community in-
vited the ladies to lead in the
church scrubbing Saturday
night, but the women were to
wise to accept.
Reward offered for one of Les-
ter Curry's lost smiles.
Miss Mattie Parks and aunt
were here from Sugar Loaf at-
le blue oyer
Bro. Potter filled his appoint-
ment here Sunday evening.
Mrs. Young and Miss Ethel
were here from Sugar Loaf Sun-
Several of the young people
were dinner guests of the Misses
Miss Inez Black was the guest
of Miss Laura Bigham Sunday
The singing at Mr. Yielding's
Sunday night was enjoyed by
all who attended.
J. P. Bigham and wife were
Sparta visitors Sunday.
E. F. Bigham and wife visited
Mr. Bob Willess Sunday.
Miss Kate Sellers were the
guest of her cousins, the Misses
Yielding Sunday night.
Mr. O'Neal and wife and baby
were guests at home of Mr. For-
Roy Oswalt went to Killeen
Monday on business.
Miss Dora Salter went to Tem-
ple Monday where she will visit
The Baptist people organized
their church here Sunday and
appointed Rev. Brashear as pas-
Miss Bertha Elms was the
dinner guest of Miss Essie Spur-
Fred Oswalt was the guest of
Lester Curry Sunday.
Miss Macie Carter fell out of
a buggy Sunday night but re-
ceived no serious injuries.
The little child of J. P. Helium
is sick this week.
Misses Rena and Nanna Wil-
less, Florence and Annie Elms
were the guests of Miss Mamie
Roy Oswalt can ride just as
well with the front wheels of his
buggy in the rear as in their
correct positions and we know
he can whistle as merrily.
Misses Ida Forbis, Miss Mat-
tie Parks, Will Carter and wife
were guests of Miss Amanda
Best wishes to the Democrat*
on Fifth Page.
Every fad that gets a good
start is as effective in keeping
the restless from mischief as
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The Bell County Democrat (Belton, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 38, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 9, 1908, newspaper, April 9, 1908; Belton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth233438/m1/1/: accessed June 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.