The Hereford Brand, Vol. 13, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, December 12, 1913 Page: 4 of 12
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THE old weather prophets say that the approaching winter is
likely to be severe; but you can defend yourself against
the cold blasts by having your house "fixed up:" window
lights all in, doors adjusted. Your stock will also need at-
tention; and there is no better time to erect barns and sheds
than now. We furnish all ldnds of building; material Phone 150
We have not beard anything about
drouth lately; it is mud, mud, mud.
The past week must be the kind of
weather the old timers have told us
about, but we had never seen and
rather doubted their word that the
Panhandle ever had such rains this
time of the year.
Misses Alva Metcalf and Hazel
Hacker of Parrott were calling one
day lately in this neighborhood.
Miss Meta Wagner has been
spending a few days with the home
fqlks and took the teachers examina-
tion the last of the week in Diramitt.
She is teaching near Adrian.
S. J. Rice and son, Norman, pass-
ed through here on their way home
from Spring Lake.
Will Woodbum of Dimmitt was
out one day repairing the telephone
Nearly all the men of Parrot
neighborhood were in Dimmitt court*
ing last week.
Jr. B. Y. P. U. Program.
Subject—In Remembrance of Me.
Reading of Psalms 100—Vesta
Sentence prayer—Led by Mary
Memory verse—Louise Rayzor.
Tell the story of the "Passover"
as told in Exodus 12 :21-36—Caresa
Dent and Emma Lee LeGrand.
Tell the story of the "Passover"
as told in Luke 22 :7.20—Earnest
Corn and Cyril Smith.
It there any connection between
the "Passover" and the "Lord's
Who may partake of the Lord's
When and where was the first
Lord's Supper?—Olive Wilson.
With each Dollar purchase during
our big sale you get a coupon which
entitles you to the big drawing con*
test. E. B. Black Co. It
"A Perplexing Situation" takes
place at the High School on Thurs-
day evening, Dec. 18. See it and
enjoy a good laugh. It
I'll meet you at the Corner Drug
Second hand furniture wanted at
Smith's. 45 4t
Dec. 10.—Thanksgiving services
were held at Findlay. A basket
dinner, of which 27 partook, was
served after which Rev. Hurlbut of
Friona gave a very interesting ser-
Enzer Lawrence and Ernest
Houlette attended the box supper at
Friona on Thanksgiving evening.
H. B. Hunter met with an accident
while riding horseback. The horse
stumbled, throwiog him oft and then
rolled over on him, breaking his leg
This community was very much
startled when on Friday it learned
of the sudden death of Ernest Schroe-
der. He was found about four miles
from home, having been out the
previous night and chilled tj> death.
The body was taken home and the
coroner's inquest held Sunday. The
body was laid to rest in the German
Lutberqp. cemetery Monday. The
services were held.in the German
Lutheran church. He leaves a lov-
ing wife and four small girls. They
have the sympathy of the whole
Jacob Tiefel, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Tiefel, Mr. and Mrs. August Porth
came out from Friona to attend the
Henery Martin, wbo has been
feeding a bunch of sheep, shipped
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Messenger
visited with their daughter, Mrs.
B. P. Abbot, at Bovina Saturday.
$65.00 in prizes given away during
our Holiday Sale. E. B. Black
Charity Committee* Appointed.
At the Thanksgiving service it
was announced that the regular
charity committees would be an-
nounced later. The following have
Charity committee for 1914 : Mes*
dames J. A. Fox, E. F. Connell, T.
E. Shirley, E. B. Black. Messrs. T.
M. Palmer, W. B. Parmer, W. B.
Dameron, Allan Powelson.
Soliciting committee : Messrs. G.
W. Ross, J. J. Gallaher, W. E.
Hicks, C. H. Dyer.
Rings, Rings, Baby, Misses and
Signet at 65c, $1.00, S2.75, solid
gold. Smith. 45-21
The best dressed woman has
her corset, like her gowns,
fitted to her measure.
(mot (Oil) m VTOMtl)
are fitted to your measure in your
own home by a trained corsetiere.
You can never know all the beauty
of your figure until you wear one.
My services are at your call. Appointment
at your convenience with no obligation
to purchase. Telephone or send postal.
Mrs. Robert Elliott
Dec. 10.—Thinking that Summer-
field should be represented in the
columns of the Brand, we venture to
chronicle some of the doings of our
people for publication from time to
time as time and occasion may per*
Geo. W. Orr attended court last
week, serving in the capacity of
grand juror for Castro county.
Mr. Weatherly, a prominent busi-
ness man of Roswell, N. M., spent
Sunday afternoon in Summerfield
Loyd Goodioe helped move 1,200
yearling steers for Mounts & Wilson
from "Black water draw" to north
of Black first of the week.
J. M. Primm of Lime, Ohio, in*
ventor of the Primm Oil Engine,
spent part of last week and the first
two days of this week superintending
the erection of an 80 H. P. engine
for Mr. Emerick of Cosey, 111., on
bis farm one mile north of Summer-
field. The engine will be used for
pulling an irrigation pump of the
American make and style, lifting
the water 130 feet.
C. F. Kellener of Black expects to
leave for Kansas City next Friday
with a rhipment of cattle. From
Kansas City he will accompany his
wife and two boys on a trip to their
old home in Iowa, expecting to be
gone about three weeks visiting Mr.
Kellener's aged father and mother
and other relatives.
Geo. Ballew shipped 6 cars of
sheep to the Kansas City market
Frank Jacobs came home to spend
a few days with bis folks and to at-
tend the District Christian Endeavor
meeting last Sunday.
A large delegation from Friona
came up to attend the District Chris-
tian Endeavor exercises last Sunday.
Miss Whitcomb of Amarillo and
district president was also present as
well as a good delegation from
Messrs. Harris and Sbiplett drove
up from Spring Lake, a distance of
50 miles, facing the cold wind of
last Saturday, reaching Summerfield
late in the evening.
Rev. Hicks, the new district pre-
siding elder, held quarterly confer-
ence in Summerfield last Saturdty.
He also preached Sunday morning
to an appreciative audience.
Mrs. T. A. Osborne received word
from Los Angeles, Cal., that her
brother was in a hospital and bad
undergone an operation ior appendi-
citis, but was getting along nicely
under the ordeal.
Mrs. Jessie McMinn came home
last Friday from her visit to friends
at Brownwood and other places.
Miss Edith Mauer came over from
ber home north of Friona Sunday
afternoon. Her many friends were
delighted to see her. Miss Edith
taught school in Summerfield fox
several years and gave good satis-
Second hand windmills, second
hand pipe and towers wanted. See
Smith the Jeweler. 45*4t
TOITUt LUX HOtDORXK
"My little boy bad a marvelous wm"
wriu* P. P. Paetlama of Prince Albert, Cape
of Good Hop*. "Ii occurred la the middle
of the night. He got a veiy severe attack
of croup. As lock woo Id have It, I had a
large bottle of Chamberlain's Oough Rem-
edy In the boose. After following the di-
rections for an boar ami twenty minutes he
was through all danger." Sold by all dsal*
Saved Child's Life
One of the Children fell
into a water tank and was
rescued unconscious and
The frantic mother tele-
phoned to the doctor six
miles away, and he started
at once. In the meantime
his assistant telephoned in<
struct ions and the mother
restored the chili! to con-
sciousness before the doctor
The telephone service
saved the child'* life.
THE SOUTHWESTEM /STv ,|U
Tthjripfc tni *L^3 IE
rplexmg Situation t" Wei
I should say so. Takes place at
High School Dec. 18, 7:15 o'clock,
and last one hour more perplexing
every minute- It
"OCBAMB OP WATER.
Most Mark Paid Matter.
"All editorial or other reading
matter published in any newspaper*
magazine or periodical for the pub-
lication of which money or other
valuable consideration is paid, ac-
cepted or promised shall be plainly
marked 'advertisement.' Any editor
or publisher printing editorial or
other matter for which compensation
is paid, accepted or promised without
so marking the same, shall upon
conviction in any court having juris-
diction, be fined not less than SSO
nor more than $500."
The above paragraph is a copy of
the law requiring newspapers to
mark all furnished editorials and
other paid reading matter as "ad-
vertisement." It has been the cus-
tom of papers to use the abreviation,
"adv." after paid-for reading matter
and we suppose this will meet the re-
quirements of the law. This lav
was passed in order to cut out so
much political "dope" that was ran
thru the daily papers as editorial*
when, in fact, the matter command-
ed a very high price. It seems to<
Books for old and young at Geo.
E. Burns Drug Store. It
Put this number in your telephone
book, Barnhart & Rice Garage No.
See Smith the jeweler about that
new windmill; be has the latest, oil
once a year. 45-2t
Our Great Holiday Sale is attract-
ing much interest. E. B. Black
"The Fair" has just told us that Sar.ta Claus will
be at their store, his old headquarters, and will be
lorded down with nice things for all the children.
He will be at "The Fair," Monday, December 22
at 4:15 p. m. and all the Children are invited to
meet him. He will leave for California that
night but will return on Christ-
mas Eve to see his little friends
and will be at
His Post Office at
A letter from Old Santa s*ys:
•'I want every boy and girl to be on
hand at The Fair and
get a nice, long let-
ter from me. Now
don't forget the date,
children; Monday, December 22d, 4:15
o'clock. Yours very truly,
Toys, Fireworks and all kinds of
Christmas Goods for everyone
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Elliot, A. C. The Hereford Brand, Vol. 13, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, December 12, 1913, newspaper, December 12, 1913; Hereford, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth253735/m1/4/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Deaf Smith County Library.