The Mineola Daily Argus (Mineola, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 12, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 11, 1903 Page: 1 of 4
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ineola Daily Argus.
MINEOLA, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY Jl, 1903.
Special Notice, Ladies!
We have on display this week a beau-
tiful line of Laces and Embroideries.
Our Spring Stock is arriving. It was
bought early while we could get the pick of
Patterns and Qualities.
Yours for Economy and Solid Satis-
Our Copy Hooks.
In nearly all the stores
and offices of the city we
have posted a card of in-
structions with a copy hook
attached thereto, for the
purpose of receiving manu-
script on which is noted i
news items for publication!
in The Daily Argus. With j
the thoughtful cooperation!
of the people in this scheme
of news gathering we will
be enabled to make The
Argus all that could reason-
ably be expected of a daily
local newspaper. Shall we
have your cooperation?
Sims & Co. carry a com-
plete line of feedstuffs, seed
oats, corn, bran, etc. tf.
A Heavy Head 6
Is Not Pleasant.
It can be relieved by a remedy that
will overcome that heaviness. Our spe-
Remedies That Cure.
If you want Drugs or Prescriptions
or reliable Proprietary Articles, we'll
supply just the thing at just the price.
D. S. LANKFORD, Mineola.
is our specialty. Isn't
that what you like?
So come in when hun-
gry and let us servo
you right and to your
ROBINS & HENRY,
Restaurant and Confectionery,
Successors to Z. B. Gilliam.
1 elephone Number
YOU HAVE AN ITEM OF NEWS.
YOU WANT THE DAILY ARGUS.
Have Just Moved,
and am better prepared than ever to
serve the public. My house is brand
new and is next door to my former
stand. I serve at all hours
Hot Lunches of AH Kinds
& Fresh Fish and Oysters
are always on sale for family use. Give
me a call when hungry for a choice
hot lunch. Also board and lodge at fair
E. SCHULTZ, Front St.
: : : Call at : : :
J. J. EDWARDS')
Dry Goods Store
s$e the nice
in the Show Case
Let Us Know
Promptly when you fail to
receive The Argus by 9
o'clock every morning ex-
cept Monday. Ring 65 and
'Phone us the news. Our
No. is 65.
Left by the editor of this
paper in some store or busi-
ness place late yesterday
evening. Return to our of-
fice and get reward.
The City Bakery.
We constantly have a largo supply of
nice, wholesome, appetizing loaf bread,
cakes, pies, etc, and make a specialty
of serving our customers witn fresn
breadstutfs and not the stale kind.
26 PICKARD & WEBB, Props.
H.C.GEDDIE. V. B. HARRIS.
GEDDIE & HARRIS,
Mineola. .... Texas.
R. C. CLARK,
Staple and Fancy Groceries,
I MINEOLA, TEX.
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Phone us the news,
For a quick, smooth, easy shave or
an up-to-date hair cut go to the ton-
sorial parlor of C. H. McAdams on
west side of Johnson street. 12.
The Argus is now
delivered in the residence
portion of town as well as
in the business section. If
you fail to get the paper reg-
ularly notify us at once.
..... Meat Market
Caters to the Patronage of
the people by handling only
choice meats, lard etc. All
purchases from 15 cents up,
delivered free to .any p*rt of
I am always in the market
for fat beeves' atfd hogs.
Ab Alien >. T". Mineola.
THE TRUTH ABOUT IT.
Don't Go to Maine or Kansas, but Read What
the People of Wills Point Say About
the Effect of Local Option.
State of Texas, County of Van Zandt;
We, the undersigned, citizens of the city of Wills
Point, in the county and state aroresaid, hereby answer
the following interrogatories relai .ve to the results of lo-
cal option in this city, and we b .^reby certify that the
answers made and given herein an true, and that each of
them was made by us, and endors id by us in person:
1 Int. What difference, if af v, is there in the value of
real estate in Wills Point now t ad before local option
went into effect? Has the value "icreased or decreased?
A. Tend ing upward. More rnd better residences now
being erected than at any time in Jie history of the town.
2 Int. What difference, if any, is there in the rental
value of real estate? Is it more or less?
A. No increase in the rental values, but the demand
for houses is greater than the supply.
3 Int. Are there any vacant ousiness
houses in the town, made so and kept
A. No. The houses that were occupied by the
loons are now occupied by other businesses.
4 Int. What, if anything, has been the result of local
option in the general mercantile business, and other busi-
nesses in the town?
A. New hardware store, feed store, tailor store,
blacksmith shop. No business lost.
5 Int. Are there any places in the town where in-
toxicants are sold?
6 Int. Are the laws regularly violated.
7 Int. Does it prohibit?
A. It does.
8 Int. To what extent?
A. We have prohibition in f?;t in Will? Point and
the Sunday law in full force (fully observedj).
9 Int. What, if anything, is the difference in the
amount of drunkenness m the town now and before local
option went into effect?
A. 95 per cent, less drunkenness.
10 Int. Are the people at large satisfied with local
11 Int. Is there any dissatisfaction among any other
than the saloon men and their parasites?
Thompson & McKinney, General Merchandise.
W. H. Jamerson.
T. J. McKain.
J. L. Lybrand, Furniture.
Geo. H. Goodwin, Undertaker.
M. A. Smith, Pastor Christian church.
W. B. Dean, Salesman shoe store.
J. A. Pate, City Marshal.
W. 0. Dean, Shoe store.
Teel Bros., Groceries.
J. B. Turrentine, Pastor M. E. Church South.
H. P. Davis, Pastor Baptist church. —
J. E. Murrey, Groceries.
E. A. Wingo, Land agent.
W. B. Lybrand, Cotton buyer.
A. G. Sisson, M. D.
J. M. Lybrand, Life Insurance agent.
C. G. Wright, Pastor C. P. church.
W. C. Samford, Cotton buyer.
T. E. Thompson.
J. F. Sallee.
G. H. Boston, Hardware man.
E. A. Russell, Cotton weigher.
Sides & Hallman, Marble works.
J. F. Dutton, Broker.
Rhodes & Starnes, Lumber dealers.
A. W. Meredith, Groceries.
T. M. Jeter, M. D.
J. J. Gibbard. Real estate and loans.
W. Pilley, Postmaster.
A. N. Alford, Farmer.
Lewis Mitchell, Constable.
R. H. Norwood, Collector.
W. L. Haynes, Justice of the Peace.
Wills Point, Texas, Feb. 10, 1903.
H. C. Geddie, Mineola, Texas.
Dear Henry:—I herewith return your Interrogatories
answered. You can use them, I hope, to the interest of
prohibition. I could have gotten many signers to them,
)ut have confined myself to the local business men right
lere. Wishing the cause of prohibition much success in
your county and that when it carries it will be enforced
as well as it is here, which it will be, if your officers and
people do their duty. Yours, for success,
W. 11 Haynes.
I have letters from tf. A. Matthews, W. W. McLeod,
and otherbusiness men of Wills Point 'filly endorsing
the above answers. nL fl/- Geddie.
We Want Your Trade.
Spring and Summer
•Jt Goods 9**
Will not arrive until March. We want to sell you nice,
new, fresh goods and not goods that lay in the ahelf a
month or two before anyone buys, consequently they will
not arrive before the last of March.
When they do get here you will see the best assort-
ment, nicest line of
Spring and Summer Dress Goods,
White Goods, Embroideries,
Laces, Ladies' Underwear, Hosiery,
Ladies' & Childrens' Slippers,
Etc., that you have ever seen in Mineola. Watch for their
arrival at the proper time.
Our New Millinery Goods
Will Arrive Sooner.
Mineola Mercantile Co.
Any fact or event concern-
ing anybody or' anything
known to others or in which
others may reasonably be
supposed to have an interest
which can be displayed in the
columns of the Argus as
soori as possible after its de-
velopment is the kind of
news we want, and we want
our readers to help us se-
We solicit the business of
everyone who endorses our
efforts to help advertise Min-
eola. If you desire the up-
building and advancement
of Mineola and tributary
country to the fullest possi-
bility, then cooperate with
and join us in our efforts to
that end by giving us your
patronage, both advertise-
ments and subscriptions.
Bought Before the Advance!
We have just received a car of t.he celebrated World's Fair Flour, whicl
was bought before the advance in price, and are thus enabled to sell it
. ^ VERY CHEAP!
And si ill make our customary profit. This flour Is guaranteed to he fir.M-
class, or your money will he refunded if it fails to give perfect watisfaction.
L. D. CALLOWAY & CO.
The opportunity is now
afforded the people of Min-
eola of having a first-class
To Our Country Friends.
When in Mineola call at
our office and tell us the
daily local newspapes in The j news in your vicinity. Or, if
I that'is inconvenient, put il
on paper and hang same on
one oi our cony hooks to bo
found in all tne stores.
Argus. We are equipped,
ready, willing, anxious and j
determined to do our part, j
Will you, reader, do yours? !
THE BRADFORD DRUG CO.,
(Successors to V. T. HART & SON)
S. L. BRADFORD, ^ o* Manager,
Of^r the people of Mineola and surrounding country a drug. pr'Mcrintion sir <i
proprietrv medicine service which cannot be excelled in eum. Texas. Prescrip-
tion work a specialty. We also carJy a complete line of school books, wall r.>
per, paints, oik, cte.
Give us a chance to serve you
and we will treat you right.
THE BRADFORD DRUG COMPANY.
Obstruction On Track.
Monday afternoon about
4 o'clock 2nd 17 freight
train, west bound, discover-
ed an obstruction on the T.&
P. track about a mile east
of Mineola which consisted
of 25 spikes and bolts and a
couple of old telegraph poles.'
The obstruction was in a
public place and at the end
of a curve. The_ officers
were promptly notified but*
have made no arrests. It is
thought the purpose of the
perpetrator was to cause the
wrecking of the west bound
cannonball train, which was
due'to arrive here at 4:-'12
Whit Darden, who was
one of the participants in
the cutting altercation at
Grand Saline, last Friday
night, surrendered, plead
'guilty, to an assault and rt-
ceived fho usu™ fine.
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The Mineola Daily Argus (Mineola, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 12, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 11, 1903, newspaper, February 11, 1903; Mineola, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth254288/m1/1/: accessed April 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mineola Memorial Library.