The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 11, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 28, 1910 Page: 1 of 4
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he Mexia Weekly Herald.
MEXIA, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JULY 28, 1910.
11.00 Per Tear
v9 MINUTES OF THE 22ND AN-
Joe Johnston Camp No. 94,
U. C. V.
First Day, Tuescay, July 19th
The Camp assembled at 10
ocloek. The Commander, Com-
rade A. E. Gardner, being sick
and the Lieutenant Commanders
being absent, the Camp elected
Comrade T. J. Gibson to preside
as temporary Commander. The
Chaplain being absent, the assist-
ant Chaplain, W. D. Frazier re-
quested Rev. L. D. Bass to ope n
the Camp with prayer. The Com-
mander pro tem. delivered an ad-
dres of welcome; after which
short speeches were made by
Comrades, "Watson, J. W. Sim-
mons, E. W. "Wiilliams and P. O.
Douglass. Camp took recess to
' ^3 oolock.
Camp re-assembled at 3 oclock.
First Lieut. Commander, J. P.
An auditing committee was ap-
pointed, composed of Comrades
Rado Steele, M. H. Clark and C.
Durham. The resignation of
Comrade J. M. Storey of the Im-
provement committee was accept-
ed. and Comrade Rado Steeele
was appoint! d to ' iI! the pl.'.ec.
Adjournment to 10 ocloek Wed-
Second Day, Wednesday July 20.
Camp assembled at 10 ocloek
and was opened with prayer by
The roll was called and minutes
of last Reunion read and adopted
The following resolutions were
passed. Be it resolved, That a
^ committee of three be appointed
by the Cominartdcr whose duty it
shall be to prepare and present at
this meeting a plan for the erec-
tion of a. monument on these
grounds to the memory of the
Veterans.—menlbcrs of this (
x I'. (). IJouglass,
T. •). (Jibson.
W. D. Frazier,
At 11 ocloek, Ryv. I,. I),
delivered an address on "
Courtship and .Marriage,
which he gave some exceedingly
good advice to the young people
on that subject.
Camp took recess to 2.30 ocloek
'Camp re-assembled at 2.30
The Commander appointed
Comrades T. .1. Gibson. I'. O.
Douglass and VV. I). Frazier on
the monument committee. On
motion, the sum of $50 was do-
nated to the Adjutant and Quar-
termaster and $20 to the Officer
of the Day for their services to
the Camp. Thanks of the Camp
were tendered Rev. Dr. L. I).
Bass for his excellent address
this morning. Adjournment to
Thursday, 0 ocloek.
Third Day, Thursday, July 21st.
Camp assembled tit f) ocloek
and was opened with prayer T>y
Rev. C. C. Castles, of Palestine.
ITherc was no special business
transacted, but several Comrades
made short talks for the good of
the Camp. This day being set
apart for the Sons of Confederate
Veterans, the Camp adjourned to
f) oclock Friday.
Fourth Day, Friday, July 22nd.
Camp .assembled at; 9 oclock
and was opened with prayer by
Assistant Chaplain, W. D. Fra-
zier. A motion was carried to
rescind the rule concerning the
election of Commander. The
auditing committee made th
report us follows;
We, your Auditing Committee
; beg to submit the following r?
i port: We have checked up the
| books of the /t«.l.sutaat and Treas
| lirer and find them correct.
We find the '"ollov'ng anion u.,
lu tin hands of the Adjutant,
In the hands of the Treasurer
flaking a total of $1188.09.
1M. II. Clark,
C. A. Durham,
Report adopted. The Camp
processed to the election of of-
ficers, which resulted as follows:
J. P. Yeldell, Commander.
C. L. Watson, 1st. Lieut. Com.
A. J. Cox, 2nd. Lieut. Com.
I'. O. Douglass, 3rd. Lieut. Com
11. W. Williams, Adjutant.
Ii. .J, Bryant, Quartermaster.
C. J. Wooldridge, Surgeon.
(J. L. Jennings, Chaplain.
W. L>. Frazier, Asst. Chaplain.
J. S. Groover, Treasurer.
E. W. Williams, Of. of the Day
Rado Steele, Color Bearer.
J. M. Deis, Bugler.
.J. M; Deis, Capt. of Artillery.
The sum of $2") was appropri-
ated to the Sons of Confederate
Veterans. The monument com-
mittee brought in the following
report. To Major J. 1'. Yeldell.
acting Commander: Your com-
mittee appointed to draft a plan
for raising the necessary funds to
erect a monument on these
grounds to the memory of the
Veterans composing this Camp re
port as follows:
First:—That a committee of
seven members of this Camp—
four of whom shall constitute a
quorum,-—be appointed by the
Commander to be known as the
monument committee, whose duty
il shall l>e to take all necessary
-.t "ps to raise the money neces-
sary to erect a monument oil-
these grounds to the memory ot
the Veterans who have been
members of this ('amp.
Said committee shall meet at
site Ii times and places as it may
deem proper, and at its first]
meeting shall elect a Chairman,
■secretary and Treasurer. Said
•ommittee shalL have the right to
idopt such, by-laws and regula-
tions as it may deem proper.
Second:—Said committee is au-
thorized to appoint auxiliary com
mitices from the Sons and Da ugh
11• fs of Confederate Veterans to
lid them in raising the money
Third:—The members of the
committee shall serve without
tiiey may use enough of the
funds raised by it to purchase j
boolts and stationery and to pay |
the actual expenses of its mem-
bers while actually engaged in i
the businiss of the committee.
Said committee shall make an
annual report to Ihi.s Camp while
iu annual Reunion, showing the
amount of money raised, where
deposited and the exact condition
if its finances.
fourth:—The Headquarters of
said committee shall be iit Mexia
and its officers shall reside there
And it is made the duty of the
committee to place all money re-
ceived by il in some good and
solvent bank at interest.
Fifth:—That the sum of Five
Hundred ($o00) Dollars be, and
the same is hereby, set apart out
of the money in the Treasury of
this Camp and put in the hands
of said committee for the purpose
aforesaid- Provided that said
•+.">(>(). nor any part. t'lMeof shall
e•be used for any ether pu •
pose except that JO' vf named.
All of which is respectful!,
P. O. Douglass.
W. D. Frazier.
Thus. J. Gibson.
An) amendment was offered,
and accepted by the committee,
that the sum of One Thousand
(■$1000) Dollars should first be
raised by private subscription.
The report was then adopted.
On motion, the usual memorial
service was dispensed with at this
Reunion on account of the acting
Chaplain having to attend a fun-
eral, and on account of the death
of Comrade M. L. McDonald, who
died Friday morning while in
Camp. Suitable resolutions were
passed expressing heartfelt sym-
pathy and condolence with his
family iu their sad affliction.
At 11 oclock, Judgn Hardy, of
Corsicana, delivered an able ad-
dress on Confederate subjects, af-
ter which, Camp took recess to
Camp reassembled at 3 oclock.
The thanks of the Camp were
tendered Prof. Lumpkins and the
.Mart Hand for the good music,
Judge Hardy for his speech to
the Veterans and .Mrs. Robt. C.
Ledford, of San Antonio, for her
splendid address to the Sons and
Da lighters of Veterans.
The Commander appointed the
following named Comrades on
the monument committee:
T. J. Gibson. 1'. O. Douglass,
W. I). Frazier. 11. W. Williams.
Rado Steeele, \\ . II. Browder, J.
S. tin over, and. on motion, the
Commander, J. P. Yeldell, was
added to the committee.
The following Comrades have
died since our last Reunion • A.
! . Allison, I. A. Arvin. S. T. Ar-
m-It, Thomas Burney, M. L. Mc-
Donald. X. T. I 'ope joy, .J. I). ,
Therrcll, J. W. Thompson and •!.
There being no further business
I 'amp adjourned.
.1. P. Yeldell.
1st. Lieut. Commander.
11. W. Williams.
.Vote:—There will be a meet-
ing of the Camp held in Mexia
on Saturday. August 6th, 1910,
at 3 oclock to wind up the busi-
ness of the past Reunion year,
arid to turn over the Camp to the
newly elected officers. It is im-
portant that as many as possible
I y order o# J
A. E. Gardner.
II. W. Williams,
Help for Those Who Have Stom-
After doctoring for about
twelve years for a bad stomach
trouble, and spending nearly five
hundred dollars for medicine and
doctors' fees, T purchased my
wife one box of Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets, whicl
did her so much good that she
continued to use them and they
have done her more good than
all of the medicine I bought be-
fore.—Samuel Royer. Folsom.
Iowa. This medicine i* for sale
hv all dealers.
Court House Notes
W. Ii. Basden vs. Unknown
Heirs of Burrell Ware et al, suit
to remove cloud from title. Judg-
ment for plaintiff as prayed for.
■Sarah W. McClellau et aLs vs
II. R. Dyer. Report of Receiver
■I. R. Jones approved.
Lucy Connor vs Eugene Con-
or. Divorce granted.
Addie Wilkins vs. W. J. Wil-
li ins. Divorce granted and cus-
tody of child awarded to plain-
Jennie Johnson vs R. N. John-
son. Divorce granted.
•J. J. .1 vines vs. Hillary G. Jones
et als. Judgment for partition.
Jack Woniack appointed receiver
Report of receiver approved and
ordered to make deed.
John Ingram vs. Mollie Ingram
Mollie Connor et als vs James
Connor et als. Judgment for par
tition. L. Seay appointed com-
missioner of partition. July 20,
report of commissioner approved.
W. P. Wilkins et als vs W. J.
Wilkins. Judgment for partition
Dan Parker appointed receiver.
Report of receiver approved and
State vs J. T. Spain, violating
local option law. Guilty; one
year in penitentiary.
State vs Columbus Johnson,
murder. Guilty; two years in
State vs Ed Beard, murder.
Dismissed on motion of district
attorney on account of insuffi-
ciency of evidence to vonvict.
Slate vs Hob Ivilpatrick. as-
sault to murder. Dismissed.
Slate vs Mob Thompson, as-
sault to murder. On trial.
•rda H. Betts to Martvn My
There will be a 'Socialist En-
campment at Wilson's Park in
Groesbeck. July 31st, August 1st.
2nd. and 3rd. Good camping
ground, with good Artesian wa-
ter. There will be several good
speakers preseift. A cordial in-
vitation is extended to the pub-
lic to come and enjoy themselves
I Everybody come.
County Court Jurors.
The following is the list of
names drawn for jury service at
the August te 1*111 of the county
court which convenes on the first
(To appear Aug. 2nd)
If. W. Tolson.
■ I iin Durham.
C. K. Brooks.
J. U. Yarbrough.
J. W. Wilson.
Ii, P. Wai'd.
B. J. Rat-cliff.
F. M. Dromgoole.
G. W. Teagle.
II. C. Gant.
F C. Bryant.
O. S. Lofland.
(To appear Aug. 9th)
S. II. Wright.
J. 11 Dickey.
W. W. Barett, Jr.
W. J. Hayter.
J. W. Chambers.
J. R. Coe.
J. M. Tidwell.
J. L. McBay.
W. J. Gant.
W. T. Burney.
F, W. Reed.
J. L. Meredith.
A. Hi. Cates.
E. J. Dickerson.
A. W. Kennedy.
You, will need one more
pair of nice slippers
this summer and it will
pay you to see ourshoes.
We received a few days
ago a delayed shipment of
Ladies fine shoes. These
shoes are of the famous
are the newest things for
The commissioners court was I
in session a coupel of days last 'Julian & Kokengeline and
week and passed the following!
Ordered by the court that the I Slimmer. This lot COn-
tax rate tor 1910 be hxed as lol- |^ajns guedes, Gun Metals,
Road and Mridge, general, 25c j Kids and Patents in both
Road and Mridge, interest and pumpS and Oxfords.
sinking fund, 02c.
General Fund 15c.
Court House, interest and sink-
ing fund 03c.
That the levy of taxes on all
school districts be the same as
voted by the several districts, anc
that the county occupation tax
lie levied on all occupations taxa-
ble by the state to the amount of
one-half as levied by the state.
The request of the citizens re-
siding iu road district No. 2 that
tlu; election ordered to be held
for the issuance of bonds be with-
drawn. was granted.
On these shoes we make
extremely low prices in
order to move them at
The petition of D. D. Sawyer $3.00 Shoes go at $2.45
3.50 Shoes go at 2.9-5
Lucy Connor to (.'has. Jones.
Maggie F. Polk to Jesse T.
Katie Wiggins to Chester Ross.
.Minnie Daly to Arthur Deane
Nancy Giveus to Mose Cole-
Lillic Mil gee to George ('hat-
liliza Smith to Dick Stephen-
Liliie l.ilcs to .Marion Ains-
Lorea Fore to II. H. Carter.
Alta Chase to B. F. Taitc.
Aver Ivilpatrick to M. F. Raker1'
V itie Anderson to Ross Striek
Mary Hubert to Jesse Owen.
■Sophia Andrews to Geo. W.
Sibyl Cayton to Ross Moody.
Olive I. 'Mullock to W. X. De-
Hdna Thompson to Clias. North
Nellie Pearl Gardner to Sam
of Navarro county, for a tele-
phone franchise on public road^
leading from Pin Oak creek to 4.00 Shoes go ot 3.45
Coolidge and elsewhere was
granted as prayed for.
One lot of Tan's in all sizes
both in pumps and ox-
fords 3.00 and 4.00 values
5.00 Hanan's go at
A Good Reason
Mexia People Can Tell You Why
It Is So.
Doan's Kidney Pills cure tl^e
cause of disease, and that is why
the cures are always lasting. This
remedy strengthens and tones up
the kidneys, helping them to driv
out of the body the liquid poisons
that cause backache, headache an
distressing kidney and urinary
complaints. Mexia people testify
to permanent cures.
J. E. Kubiak, Box G2, Route 2,
Mexia, Texas says: "For three
years 1 was troubled by kidney
unplaint and had severe pains
in the small of my back and sides
1 was very nervous at times and
was subject to dizzy spells and
headaches. If I contracted a
cold it was sure to settle on my
kidneys and aggravate my trouble
At such times I had attacks of
rheumatism. Hearing of Doan's
Kidney Pills, I procured a supply
at the Mexia Drug Co., and after
I had taken the contents of four
boxes, a cure was affected which
has proven to be a permanent j
For sale by all dealers. Price
50 cents. Foster-Milburn Co,
"uffalo. New York, side agents
for the United States.
Remember the name—Doan's1
—and take no other.
We are making extreme-
ly Low Prices on Men's
The William Kneeland and
R & S Shces 4.00 and 4.50
values go at $3.25
5.50 Hanan's go at 4.50
6.00 and 6.50 Hanan's 5.00
Liston Sinclair has"returned to
Tipton, Okla., after spending a
few days with the old folks at
If You Cnew
merits of Hall's Texas Won-
der you would never suffer from
kidney, bladder and rheumatic
troubles 60 days treatment for
11^ and seldom it takes over one
b< to cure. Sold by M«xi
A. J. Wagner
fly* i —■,,
ir**0'' ""^l brines*
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Houx, N. P. The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 11, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 28, 1910, newspaper, July 28, 1910; Mexia, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth290276/m1/1/: accessed November 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gibbs Memorial Library.