The State Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 18, 1908 Page: 4 of 8
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The IUp«fntfctiu ofthe
last Legislature, who failed to
support Mr. Bailey, now have4op-
position, and there seemfi.to 1
determined stand to previjht an;
of them being returned to th
Legislature. To many people
fUUaSHSO EVERY THUK8DAY.
K. F. HOUX, EDITOR* 4 IPROPHIKTOR
Entered as second clans matter March
6,1908, at the post office at Mexia, Tex,
under the act of congress of March 8,
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Editor J. C. Fknn*, ef the
Texas Coaster, published i n
Richmond, has been nominated
by the Jaybird association as a
candidate for county attorney.
A nomination at the hands
of the Jaybirds means election,
so Bro. Florea can get ready to
fork overja wheel for his com-
From New York comes the re-
port that Senator Bailey is
threatened with pheumonia since
an operation was performed on
Gov. Wilson of Kentucky has
pardoned Caleb Powers and Jim
Howard, the men charged with
the murder of Gov. Goebel
several years ago.
The republican national con-
vention is now in session in
Chicago and Taft is going to be
the man, because Teddy wants
him, and that ends it.
A wind storm struck Dallas
Thursday morning and blew
dawn all of the tents occupied
by flood sufferers in WestJDallas,
and did some other damage.
O. H. P. Belmont, the New
York millionaire, died a few days
ago of appendicitis, and a widow
woman in Galveston, who is tak-
ing in washing -for a living,
claims to be his daughter, by his
A blacksmith named Williams
is a candidate for governor of
Texas, and before he .lands the
nomination he will be expected
to do a bit of strenuous work
leading the anvil chorus.—Wash-
ington Post. : . i
A Dallas lawyer named Hop-
kins wanted to run for governor
and applied to State Chairman
Carden to have his name pat on
the ticket, but he was too late
and cannot run. Nice governor
that fellow would make, if he
doesn't know enough about the
laws of the state to get his
name on the ticket.
Gen. Clement A. Evans was
elected [commander in chief of
the United Confederate Veterans
defeating Gen. Cabell by the
small margin of 188 votes. The
vote stood, Evans 1232, Cabell
1084, and on motion of Gen. Ca-
bell the election of Gen. Evans
was made unanimous. Gen. Ca-
bell was re-elected commander
of the Trans-Mississippi depart-
ment without opposition.
"The indications are that Col-
onel Dick Wynne will have but
little opposition for attorney gen-
eral. The newspapers that were
for Davidson a few mohths ago
now refuse to advocate his elec- gradually undermined. Backache, head-
ition. and there seema.to pie a
seems the Bailey issue is going
to be prominent in the county
campaign in Freestone county. —
And Freestone is not the only
either. Over here in this
flotorial district the anti-Bailey
men met in Waco directly after
the Baliey primary and "put
out" candidates against Kennedy
and O'Bryan lor floater and
Terrell for senator, the said
Kennedy. O'Bryan and Terrell
being Bailey men, and the fel-
lows who"put out" the antisdid
not call in any of the voters from
outside of McLennan county
either. Yes, the Bailey question
is an issue all right, and will be
as long as a few of the more
rabid antis can make it so. But
we doubt if the rank and file
will follow such a leadership.
DANGER IN DELAY.
Kidney Diseases Are Too
Dangerous for Mexia
People to Neglect.
The great danger of kidney troubles
is that they get a firm hold before the
sufferer recognizes them. Heal'h is
Read this offer if you want a rare bargainjin two good papers and
a Wall Map Free.
The Weekly Herald and Forth Worth Semi-Weekly Record
for $1.50 and this splendid
Wall Map Free as a Premium
The Map above is worth twice the money,
It is a hanger and in
tion, with only a very few excep-
tions. They cannot stand his
"record." The few that continue
to support him have, we presume
changed their minds about favor-
ing ' 'civic and political righteous-
How about Davidson's charge in
his Corsicana speech that those
papers and people who are sup-
porting Wynne are trust
lings? Be:ter watch out
you oppose the "ramrod."
A Texas girl in St. Louis ap-
pealed to the police to protect
her from a suitor who threaten-
ed to kill her if she didn't marry
him. It is dangerdus for our
fair damsels to go away from
home without,a guard.
The big republican national
convention is getting down to
work. It is settled who will be
the nead of the ticket, but the
tail seems(?) to be bothering
some of the delegates. Hasn't
Teddy told them all who it will
As the investigation at College
The Teague Chronicle has the
following to say about its 10,000
Six of the members were at
the regular meeting of the Ten
Thousand Club last Tuesday
night. Right now when the de-
velopment of the country is at
stake more than it has ever been
or ever will be again this action
ache, nervousness, lameness, soreness,
lumbago, urinary troubles, dropsy, dia-
betes and Bright's disease follow in
merciless succession. Don't neglect
your kidneys. Cure the kidneys with
the certain and safe remedy, Doan's
Kidney Pills, which has cured many
Proof of it is in what follows:
Mrs. Arthur Maddox, Vineyard Ave.,
Hillsboro, Tex., says: "My husband
has been free from lumbago and back-
ache ever since using Doan's Kidney
Pills six pears ago. He has advised
many friends and acquaintances afflict-
ed in a like manner to try Doan's Kid-
ney Pills, and in each instance favor-
able reports have been received.^ Be-
fore using this remedy Mr. Maddox
complained a great deal of a lameness
in the small of his back and through
his sides. At times he could scarcely
stand up straight, and he grew wor-,
| ried as the attacks kept getting more
I frequent and severe. A friend said
] that Doan's Kidney Pills were fine for
First:-r A splendid map of Texas, showing county} seat towns
in red so they can be located instantly, and also the congressional
districts. Around the Margin of the map are the pictures of all
Texas Governors from President Sam Houston to Gov. Campbell.
Second:—A complete map of Uncle Sam's possessions, Surrounded
by pictures of all the presidents.
Third:—A map of the World, with flags and rulers pf the princi-
pal countries, and especially the route of the great Panama Canal
now being constructed.
On the back of each page will be found some valuable information
that no one should be without. See themap in our office and you
are sure to want one. Address all orders to the
is ridiculous on the part Of the such troubles and 1 procured a box for
members. They surely do not | my hnsoand. After using them his
expect the railroad to be the only backaches disappeared entirely, and as
source of revenue for the town, j before said, he has not been bothered
If that is the case, the town has i since. He has a higher opinion of the
got its growth and will do well j merits of Doan's Kidney Pills at this
to keep what it has unless the j time than when he gave his former
railroad company carry out the testimonial in its favor."
plans said to have been made to For sale by all dealers. Price 50c
double the capacity of the round- Foster-Milburn Buffalo, New York
house and shops. j «)le agents for theJUnited|States.
Come up to Mexia any Tues-I Remember the name->Df ns-and
day night, brother, and . attend iteke no ^h!Br'
the meeting of , our Young Mens
Industrial club, and we will phow
E" E -3,iiUni£ -
GOOD TIME LEAGUES.
you a real live organization
"He belongs to the church,"
sneeringly remarked a loafing
young fellow when a voung man
of about eighteen passed on his
Married. — Mr. Guy Herring
ahd Miss Lillian Lofland were
married in Groesbeck Sunday,
and they receiving the congratu-
I lations of their many friends in
I this section.
A lady customer of ours had suffered
Station proceeds there is talk of I way to church. "He thinks he's
a clean sweep in the faculty as
well as the head of the college.
Prof. Cousins is being talked of
as a suitable man for president.
He wouldjfill the place accepta-
bly to all.
caused by the starting of facto-
ries, the marketing of crops, pro-
gressive moves in all industrial
The demand upon the Employ-
I ment Bureau of the Tyler Com-
mercial College of Tyler, Texas?
for bookkeepers, stenographers,
! got so bad on her hands that she could: **nd operators has increased over
BORN IN IOWA.
Our family were all born and raised
in Iowa, and have used Chamberlain's
Prosperity Leagues are being Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy
organized in all of our larger (made at Des Moines) for year*. \%e
cities. Investigations show that j know how good it is from long experi-
business is rapidly becoming nor- jin ^ use °iit* f?ct'"hen in
i , .. i.' El Fttso, lexas, the writer 8 life was
mal, and that the majority of; gaved by the prompt use of this reme.
factories, railroad shops, general j jy. We are now engaged in the mer-
offices, wholesale houses, etc., i cantile business at Narcoossee, Fla.,
are working their full quota Of ! and have introduced the remedy here.
men full time. Within three i" ha8 Pr,oven ve7 aucceffuI «■
... , I constantly growing in favor. - Ennis
months this country will find a j Bros. This remedy is for sale by the
greater demand than ever before j Mexia Drug Co.
for bookkeepers, stenographers, percy Kincaid came in Satur-1
and operators, owing to the bus-i day from Berjceieyi Cal., where . Nomination No,
iness that has been allowed to he has been attending the State
accumulate that must be movedj Universjty, and will spend the
and, the,new buouieu coming on j summer here< His brothers and
We are authorized to make the fol
lowing announcements, subject to the
'e£lon of the democratic wlaiartes:
for Con green—
too £*** to sociate with us. He j attgnd toherhousehold dutieg Qne j 50 per cent during the past week;
thinks he 11 get some gal stuck 1 ^ of Chamberlain.8 Sftive cured her.;many excellent positions were
on him by going to church, j Chamberlain's medicines give splendid
One further along in years could satisfaction in this community. — M. H.
but sympathize with these titter- ' Rodney & Co., Almond, Ala. chain-
ing young fellows whose skill is Iberlain'8 medicines are for sale by
sister who are alsa attending
1 school .in this country, will soon
arrive and will be joined here by
Mr. and Mrs. Kincaid in July
after the democratic convention
in Denver. Mr. Kincaid is a
delegate from the Philipine
Islands to the convention, and
his coming over will be the oc-
casion for a family reunion—the
first since the older children
first came here to attend school.
For State Senator-
a. j. harper.
For Floater. Limestone, •'alls Mid Mo
A m kennedy
. . ; . • , v. 4
HENRY E. ELLIH ^
h. P. LEACH '
limited to rolling cigarettes and j
Blind Tom, the famous negro i whose vocabulary is frequently j
musician, died in poverty in Ho- J punctuated with oahts and vulga-'
boken, N. J., a few days ago. rity. Uneducated, untrained
and uncouth; with no ambition,
no personal respect, no regard
for the better things of life, they
even stoop to slur their youthful
companions who have > im-
pulses and higher aspirations.
Poor boys! they are old enough
to take an inventory of their 1
Mexia Drug Co.
After earning all the money he
did during his life time it seems
that it would only have been fair
that his declining years should
have been spent in ease at least.
Summer Excursion Tickets
At Greatly Reduced Rates to
A Texas Blacksmith possessed
of a' prophetic vision, has an-
nounced himself as a candidate j resources and to this thev must
for governor of the state on a apply themselves at once. This
platform declaring for Bryan in j done, they may see themselves
1912. He evidently believes in ag others see them, recognize
getting into the band wagon in their worthlessness and ulti-
plenty of t i m e. — Baltimore mately reform. The world has a
News. good place for nobfey i'^pectable On Sale commencing June 1st
t . . . . , young men; it will place them in return limit October 31st '08
A Chicago woman claims to resposible positions and places of
honor and public trust. It has a
place for the other class, too; but,
it isn't worth mentioning.—
| offered their graduates. This is
especially encouraging to young
people who have been contem
plating entering school but have
hesitated, feannsr that they
would not secure a position when
their courses were finished. If I
were a young man or woman,
would not wait another day; I Sample free at Mexia Drug Co.
would enter school at once, even! Prof# stubbs of Tehuacana left
if I had to borrow the money or Thursday for a visit to the old
give the school a note for part of home in Georgia.
my tuition. It is the voung man
or woman who gets up and does it.
something that gets somewhere I An itching trouble is not necessarily
and amounts to something this | a dangerous one, but certainly a most
day and time. I disagreeable affliction. No matter the
i name, if you itch—it cures you.
If you would enjoy tomorrow take
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tab-
lets tonight'. They produce an agree-
T | able laxative effect, clear the head and
11 cleanse the stomach. Price, 25 cents.
H. & T. C. R. R.
have been to heaven. Of course
she merely visited Houston and
was misled by the close resem-
Maybe she just got out of
Chicago and found the contrast
so great that she mistook the
open country for the pearly
plenty of trouble
is caused by stagnation of the liyer
and bowels. To get rid of it and head-
ache and billiousness and the poison
. . that brings jaundice, take Dr. Kings
return limit October ulst 08 New Life Pills; the reliable purifiers
Loop trip via New Orleans and thft,do the work without grinding or
griping. 25c, at Mexia Drug Co.
Misg Jessie Head of Kosse is
visiting Misses Lofland in our
Southern Pacific Co., Steamers.
Going via Steamer and returuing
via rail lines or vice versa.
For furtaer information call on agents
of the H. & T. C. R. R. or write to
C. K. Dunlap T. J. Anderson
Traffic Manager. Gen. Pass. Agt.
Miss Mina Gray has returned
to her home in Kerens after a
pleasant visit to the family of
Rev. J. C. Mimms. She was
accompanied home by Miss
| Hunt's Cure is "it.'' Absolutely guar-
anteed to cure any form of itching
known. First application relieves.
Miss Anna Mary Colgin is vis- j
iting relatives in Groesbeck for a j
WHERE OTHERS FAILED.
"Each spring for five or si^ years I
broke out with a kind of Eczema which
nothing seemed to relieve permanently
Finally I tried a box of Hunt's Cure,
which promptly cured me. Two years
have passed but the trouble has not
raturned/'-'-'Mrs. Kate Howard, Little
For District Judge
A B GRAHAM ;
L B COBB
H B DAVISS
For District Attorney
LUTHER A. JOHNSON
For District Clerk
JOE J JAYNE
For Tax Assessor
J I) ARRINGTON
F M SELLERS
W F WINNINGHAM
■v>r County Attorney— , ,
J E BRADLEY
W J BRYANT
For County Judge—
A M BLACKMON
W A KEELING
<Yir County Cierk—
W C FRAZIEK (Kc-clcction)
for Tas Collector—
NOBLE c, ROVES (Re-election)
JOHW T. PRICHARD
For County Superintendent
T J COX
HY r Treasurer—
JOHN W TURNER
JOHN R VAN WINKLE
For Commissioner Precinct No. 4
RADO STEELE, SR
B. J. HANCOCK
For Justice of the Peace, Beat t—
J. W. KINCHELOE •>
M. S. CLARK
For Constable, Beat No. 4
WALLACE J. HANCOCK
Miss Maggie Stubbs of Cuth-
bert, Ga., is in the city visiting*
Mre. Ed Waller. ; ■ ; i
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Houx, N. P. The State Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 25, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 18, 1908, newspaper, June 18, 1908; Mexia, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth302313/m1/4/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gibbs Memorial Library.