The Post-Signal (Pilot Point, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. 5, Ed. 1 Friday, September 30, 1910 Page: 1 of 8
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PILOT POINT, TEXAS, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1910.
MONOGRAM DINNER SET
Each Piece Marked with your
Initial in Pure Gold.
By a fortunate deal we have contracted with the National China Company of St. Louis, to furnish us exclusively
with as many as we can use of their famous "White House" 42-piece M jnogram China Sets, like the cut shown here.
"White House" Dinner Sets are made of the best quality china produced in this country. They are beautifully
decorated with clusters of dainty pink roses and green leaves, also gold edges. Each of the 42 pieces except the individ-
ual butters, are decorated in the center with your own initial in pure gold. The initials ure fired, or burned in with the
other decorations and will not come off. Each Dinner Set oontains 42 pieces, as follows:
6 Cups 6 Oatmael or Fruit Saucers 1 Fancy Butter Plate
6 Saucer 1 Turkey or Meat Platter 1 Vegetable Diah
6 Tea Plates 1 Salad Bowl 6 Individual Butter Plated
6 Dinner Plates 1 Bowl 1 Round Pickle Dish
This offer is made as a special inducement for you to increase your trading with us. We will distribute them as
follows: Procure a Gold Bond Punch Card from us and every time you make a cash purohase have the amount of same
unched out. When you have purchased goods for cash to the amount of $25 00 present the punched card and $2.50 in
cash and we will give you the set.
EXTRA SPECIAL—If your cash purchases from us amount to $100.00 during a period of Twelve month, that is
$75.00 additional, we will refund the $2.50 you have paid for the set thus enabling you to get a complete Dinner Set of 42
pieces without a penny of cost. Remember, that the set will be delivered to you for the small amount $2.50 just as soon
as you have purchased $25.00 worth of Goods for cash, and it will then be at your option as to whether you trade the ad-
ditional $75.00 and get the set Free. Come in at once and see them and get a Punch Card.
The sooner you begin buying the sooner you will get a set. If you desire to buy one of those beautiful sets out-
right, we will sell you one for $10.00. China Houses who are decorate china with initials would charge you $9.00 just to
put the initials on one of these sets.
We have the the choicest stock of goods in town and our prices are right—the same courteous treatment to all
whether you buy much or little. You will be pleased with our prices and our method of doing business.
Tell your friends about this very liberal Offer. They will want a set too. Every woman does. We have your
initial. Do not miss this chance.
RUSSELL BROTHERS COMPANY.
P. S.—Call for Time Tickets. Ask clerks to Explain. Drawing each Saturday, at 3:30 P. M SH:
cause. The building was worth
probably $1,000, it was stated
| Wednesday, and was a total loss.
The fire was discovered about 5
! o'clock when there were many
; farmers in town and the volunteer
firemen dragged the cotton out
of the way.
The loss is probably $2,000
In the District court Wednes-
day forenoon Claude Hope en-
tered plea of guilty to forgery in
two cases, alleged to have been
committed at Pilot Point, and
was given the lowest sentence,
two years, in each case. The
forgery case of State versus
Dave Adams was continued for
the term by the defendant.
Dr. J. P. Blount, president of
the Denton County National bank
and one of the best known
citizens of Denton county and
Mrs. K. D. Fritzlen were quietly
married at the home of Mrs. F.
E. Piner at 8 o'clock Monday
night, Rev. Andrew F. Heltman
of the Central Presbyterian
church officiating. Only a few
friends and 1 elatives were present
at the ceremony. Dr. and Mrs.
Blount are at home to their
friends at their home, the corner
of West Sycamore and South
dissatisfaction with the I. & G. N.
railroad claim validation bill
passed at the ppecial session of
the Legislature known as the I.
& G. N. measure, another road
obtained a state charter today.
It is the San Antonio and Pecos
Valley and proposes building
100 miles through Matagorda,
Just received a fresh lot of
America Alarm Clocks,.
Warranted for 1 year. Good For 10
Just in. Best made for t
money. Guaranteed for on
year. Price $1.25
Jackson, Dewitt Lavaca, Gan
zales, Guadalupe, Wilson, Bexar,!
Fayette Bastrop and Caldwell J
- — |
A railroad is proposed from
Weatherford to Gainesville via.
the Slidell country, and it id
thought the road will be built.
This will likely pui an end to the
proposed road from Denton to
Circus Suits Settled.
Austin, Sept. 28.—The state
today settled the long contro-
versy over fees with Ringling
Brothers' circus by agreeing to
receive $12,000 and cancel the
suits, The circus was sued for
$20,000. The Ringlings declared
they gave only one exhibition
where they were sued for two.
Gov. Haskell Cases
McAlester, Okla., Sept. 29.—
Upon the refusal of United States
Judge Marshall to permit the lat-
itude allowed the government in
prosecutions, the Muskogee town
lot cases, involving Governor
Haskell in conspiracy charges to
defraud the government, Special
Prosecutor Rush today entered
nol prosequis in all four cases
and defendants were discharged.
This ends the two years prose-
cution by the government against
Governor Haskell, Walter Eaton,
William T. Hutching and Clai-
ence Turner, a wealthy Musko-
gee land owner.
Items of Interest from
Record and Chronicle.
At Argyle, eight miles south
of Denton, late Tuesday after-
noon the seed cotton house of
the Argyle gin, owned by the
Pilot Point Cotton Oil mill, was
burned, together with seven
bales of cotton, five inside the
house loose and two bales of
ginned cotton outside. That the
fire came very near being a dis-
astrous one is shown by the fact
that thirty or forty bales more
caught, but were extinguished
before they were damaged much.
Two hundred and fifty bales were
in the gin yard at the time and
had not the first bales been extin-
guished all would have been
more or less damaged.
The fire caught in the top of
the house from some unknown
Walter Watson's Slayer
The negro Fritz, the slayer uf
Walter Watson at Muskogee re-
cently, was put on trial yester-
day morning. One hour and
fifty-five minutes were required
to select the jury, none of whom
are citizens of Muskogee.
County attorney Owen began1
the presentation of the case to
the jury at 11 o'clock. He de-
voted about 10 minutes to telling
what the state expected to prove.
He said the tell-tale evidence
consisted of the watch, chain
and pocket book which belonged
to Watson, together with the
pawn ticket for Watson's watch,
all of which were found in the
pocket of Fritz when arrested,
would be presented to the jury
at the proper time, In addition
to this the bloody pants found in
the room of Fritz after the arrest,
which would be identified as the
pants which Fritz had on when
he killed Watson, would be intro-
duced as evidence. Witnesses
would swear, he said, they saw
Watson going in the direction of
the spot where the tragedy oc-
curred and later they saw Fritz
coming from the direction at
which the fatal blows were
struck. Two witnesses were ex-
amined in the morning and then
court adjourned for dinner re-
suming the testimony of the
negro woman Thelma Morgan in
the afternoon. An effort will be
made to close the case by night
but with the state's twenty
witnesses it is doubtful!.
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