The Hereford Brand, Vol. 9, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, October 22, 1909 Page: 2 of 12
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The Hereford Brand, Friday, October 32,1909
COUNTY EXHIBIT AT STATE FAIR WINS LONG STRING OF
RIBBONS ON THE FIRST UF IN RACE OF
FARM AND GARDEN PRODUCTS
BOONE SENDS MESSAGE TO SECRETARY
CM>n FROM J. M. BOONE AND J. B. ELLISTON TELLS THAT
BBRBFORO WINS THREE BLUE RIBBONS AND
POUR SBCOHDS— MORE AWARDS TO
BE GIVEN LATER
Dallas Fair Grounds, Oct. 19, 6 p. m.
Dear Sir:—We have taken so far seven premiums—first on stock
beets, sugar beets, kershaws and second on cantalopes, cauliflower,
cabbage and tomatoes. We expect to get one or two more. Mr. Gregg
is here and we will land a blue ribbon on his wheat. Best regards to all
friends and hurrah for Deaf Smith County. Yours truly,
J. M. Boone.
This is the first message from the firing line and the story reads
good. A number of other awards are to be made and Hereford will
surely be decorated with a dozen blue and red ribbons. Thanks are due
the Commercial Club, the farmers and gardners who contributed to the
exhibit and to Boone and Elliston for the good work. Yes, you'll like
Daddy of Dry Farming Make* a
their building. The entire addition
has been overhauled, a part of the
space being fitted up for their un-
dertaking goods. The firm has also
added a number of the latest table
and chair display racks, the tables
la Mala Building at Texw State and chair! bti"g !usP5ndtd
Fair Midst a Number of Her !iron han*"s' The rad" w,u ac"
jcomodate 18 dining tables, 60 rock-
ers and about 40 dining chairs, and
enables the customer to inspect the
goods with more satisfaction.
Star Theatre Contest.
A handsome back comb now on
display at Ray's jewelry store, will
be given to the mcst popular lady
of Hereford ; to be determined by
the one receiving the greatest num-
ber of votes. A voting coupon good
for 10 votes will be given with each
ticket. New and up-to-date pictures
Contest begins Monday
Oct. 25, and ends Saturday, Nov. 6.
J. H. KING RETURNS AND TALKS
Thinks County Stands Good Chance
to Win String of Blue Ribbons.
"They'll know that Hereford's on
map," said J. H. King yesterday
morning after bis return from the
"Greatest show on earth," the Tex- each night,
as State Fair, where he and Mrs.
, King spent Monday viewing the at-
"The Panhandle and the Plains
are there good and strong and have
far better farm exhibits on the aver-
age than the older counties of the
state," continued Mr. King. "The
entire east side of the big exhibit
hall is wholly occupied by Panhan-
dle counties, with old Deaf Smith
ERE'S the way Devoe Lead-and
Zinc Paint proves the cheapest
paint to use.
A certain bank president had his
house painted with lead-and-oil-
paint; big house ; the paint-job cost
It lasted three years and was then
right in the middle. They call it j re-painted with Devoe Lead-and-
Panhandle way. Deaf Smith's ex-j Zinc Paint at a cost of $350. Ten
hibit looks good. Boone and Ellis- years later, and the paint is still in
ton have arranged the exhibit in j good condition.
good shape and it shows up fine and ' Lead and oil>,hree ye «. $400.
the way the boys are distributing! Devoe, Ten years, $350.
_ Better use Devoe tor your job.
literature sent down by the Com- L, Alfalfa Lbr. Co. Aot,
merctal Club is a sight. It seemed !
to me that a million slips scattered
everywhere and sticking everywhere
bearing the legend: 'You'll Like
Increase Its Figures.
A change in the ad of the West-
ern National Bank will be noted this
__ .week, the Capital and Surplus being
Hereford could have been gathered j increased from $112,500 to $120,000.
up. You can just bet your life that j Mr. Parker, the president came into
the people who go to the Fair will
know that Hereford's on the map
and 'You'll like Hereford' when you
see what Boone and Elliston are do-
"Other Panhandle towns were
keeping house in tents and they had
a regular midway or street of them,
and the people were crowding into
them just like they were into the
Panhandle exhibits in the main
building." Mr. King said: "The
people all over Texas are just real-
izing that the Panhandle is a part of
the state," he added: "I verily
believe we'll get a big immigration
from Central and North Texas this
year and next as a result of the ex-
hibits at the Fair, and they'll know
Hereford's on the map too."
Arnold & Matthews have made an
extension of their floor space by fix-
ing up the wareroom at the rear of
the Brand office Tuesday and with
his usual smile asked that the ad of
the Western National be changed as
stated. This was done with pleas-
B. Y. P. U. Program.
Topic: What Jesus taught.
Leader—Miss Emma Dean.
Talk on swearing—Forest Parks.
Talk on what is ment by ghost.
—J. D. Jarrott.
Questions in quarterly.
Song and dismissal.
Blacksmith and Machine Works.
Repair work done on Steam and
Gass engines and on farm machinery.
Automobile work a specialty.
A lathe large enough for any
work and a shaper will be installed
at once. Give us a trial. Old Crist-
ian church building. Phone 381.
33-tf Pylant Brothers.
Hereford was honored last Satur-
day afternoon by a brief visit from
H. W. Campbell, the "court of last
resort" on Scientific Farming. The
distinguished gentleman spent but a
a few brief minutes with us, arriv-
ing on the morning train and depart-
ing on the 3:08 for Canyon, as he
was anxious to reach Plain view by
next train. Mr. Campbell intended
staying over until Sunday morning,
but his hurried departure was oc-
casioned by the discovery that the
morning "plug" rested on Sunday.
Accompanied by J. N. Russell,
Mr. Campbell made a hurried trip
out to the farm of Judge Gough,
near town, and returned just in time
to catch the afternoon train. He
was greatly dissapointed in not be-
ing able to visit other places near
here, but promised to return before
long. Mr. A. W. Gregg had ar-
ranged to show the visitor over his
farm, but lost out in the abrupt
change of plans.
Mr. Campbell's stay was so short
that he had little time to talk farm-
ing. He stated that his farm at
Plainview was in fair shape, though
through a small a miscarriage of in-
structions one plowing had been mis-
directed and the result was that the
crop would not be just what he
would have desired.
Work at the College Is going along
in good order. We are now in the
second month of our work and in-
terest seems to be at a high pitch.
New students are enrolling daily,
the latest matriculate being a young
man from Canyon City. The im-
provements around the College seem
to have given new impetus to the
We regret to lose from our midst
Arthur Rogers, whose parents are
moving to San Antonio. We would
be glad if they could see that they
should allow Arthur to remain with
us. He is a good student.
Elsie Cloyd has been compelled
to drop her class work on i ccount of
Levi Smith Jr., has gone to Mo.
Mr. Euston Allen was called to
his home in Texico last week owing
to the illness of his mother. We
are expect ingjhinfto return in a few
Considerable interest has been
manifested in football. The boys
are now well fitted witn new uniforms
and daily practice is being indulged
in. Mr. Frisxell is coaching the
boys and is rapidly developing them
into a fast team. He uses the new
system of football all together.
Many of the boys are becoming
adepts in handling the forward pass
and side kick.
The first game will be played Oct.
30tn on the College campus. Our
opponents in this game will be the
Amarillo High School team. They
are reported to be a fast team and
promise to give us a good game.
We invite every lover of true sport
to come out and enjoy the game
with us. Cut your enthusiasm loose
and join in supporting the boys.
We must win the first game.
The Hereford Brand got out a fine
special State Fair edition last week,
which was a fine specimen of print-
ers art.—Friona Sentinel.
At the Morth Pole
A new firm makes its bow to the
public this week. W. B. Park aud
G. M. Nesbitt ha\e formed a part-
nership to do a general brokerage
business. They have been appoint-
ed General Agents in the Panhandle
for a large life insurance firm.
Both young men possess fine busi-
ness qualifications and Park and
Nesbitt will be a popular combina-
Mr. Marvin Cross of Hereford, is
attending to the business at the
Hardware store, while Mr. Harris
is away on a vacation and closing
up a partnership deal.—Friona Sen-
IN OUTFITTING FOR HIS
DASM TO THE NOKTH POLE
IN PREFERENCE: TO ALL OTHERS.
BECAUSE OF THEIR PERFECT
TEMPER ANO ABSOLUTE
We carry nv KUTTtK Quality
Tools for-bench, home, garden
and farm—pocket-knives, razors, scissors ,-n.!
shears ami table cutlery.
The People Appreciate Our
Peace Maker Flonr, soft wheat, was
$2.00 per sack, our price $1.70
Clark's Best Flour, Kansas hard wheat,
was $1.75 per sack, our price. $1,50
Sugar—was 14 pounds for $1.00, our
price 16 pounds for $1.00
Strictly Pure Lard, 10 pounds for $1.60
Irish Potatoes, were 2Ac per pound,
our price __ 2®
Oat Meal was 15c per package, our
price | Oc
Oat Meal was 35c per package, our
price, 5 pound package 25®
Pink Salmon was 15c per can, our price 12 1-2®
Argo Red Salmon was 20c per can, our
P"ce 17 1-2®
California Table Peaches were 25c per can
our price 20®
Tomatoes were 6 cans for 75c, our price.. 65®'
Pure Uvalde Honey was 10 pounds for
$1.75, our price $1.65
Justice Sugar Corn was 15c per can,
our price 10®
Other Corn, per can 8 |*3®
Eastern Blackberries were 15c per can,
our price 10®
Peas, best grade, hand picked, per can
10c and 12 1-2®
Eupion Oil, best grade, was 20c per gal-
lon, our price 15®
Rice, best Japanese head, was 10c per
pound, our price gc
Rice, broken, was 8 l-3c per pound, our
K. C. Baking Powder was 25c and 75c
our price 20® and 65®
Swift's White Soap was 5c straight, our
price, 6 cakes for 25®
Fels Naptha Soap was 3 cakes for 25c,
our price 4 cakes for .. _ 25®
THE QUALITY, WEIGHT AND MEASURE IS THERE
JOHN A. JOHNSON
The Strictly Cash Grocery
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Elliot, A. C. The Hereford Brand, Vol. 9, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, October 22, 1909, newspaper, October 22, 1909; Hereford, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth253524/m1/2/: accessed April 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Deaf Smith County Library.