The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 23, 1911 Page: 5 of 8
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Money to Loan
ON IMPROVED FARMS
VENDOR'S LIEN NOTES BOUGHT
have arranged for western
capital whereby I am enabled
to make loans on Real Estate
direct to borrowers. Inspec-
tions made by me and loans
closed at Mexia without delay.
Satisfactory rates with pre-
W. IYI. WHITE, Lawyer
Local and Personal.
Fred, S. Kamer has returned
from a business trip through
The stork visited the home of
Mr. arnd Mrs. J. R. Sewell Mon-
day night and left a fine girl
baby. Lt is the first timo the old
bird has visited this home in nine
years, and John says it is be-
cause they had bean living in
town all that time and his stork-
ship had losij; track of his home,
or else the country is more pro-
ductive than the town.
I handle Soth
the old reliable -
-H. C. Roller.
About 1 oclock this morning
fire destroyed Isalite Tatum's
colored, home in the eattern part
of town and came very near
catching Isalite too. Everything
ho had went up in smoke.
"When you want your watch or
clock repaired bring it to me.—
IL C. Roller.
J 9t Received, 300 Ingersol
Watches.—H. C. Roller.
J. I. Riddle paid Ennis a visit
At the Woodmen festivities in
Groesbeck Friday night the team
from the Mexia Circle won the
first prize of $10. All of the
Mexia people who attended repor
having had a nice time.
Only the best material used in
spectacles fitted by Dr. W. Duke
Miss; Mary Ward has returned
from a long sojourn in Western
Texas, and looks fine and heal-
Mrs. Richard Mays and Miss
Louise l'ace of Corsicana aw in
the city visiting their sister, Mrs.
I handle a full line of musical
instruments—H. C. Roller.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Oarltou
and daughter, Mm. Ed Carlton,
late of Ennis, who have been vis-
iting here for a few days, went
down to Teaguo thus afternoon,
where they will in future reside.
We knew Mr. Carlton 40 years
ago in Waller county, and also
kmew his son, Ed, who was
killed in a wreck on the T. &
B. V. a few weeks ago.
Sweater Coats. — The" largest
assortment ever shown in Mexia.
50 cents to $2.50—Peyton & Sons
Every county should have a
demonstration farm. In fact,
the county that does not have
one in a short time is going to
find itself in the rear end of the
procession of agricultural prog
ress. The thirty-second legisla-
ture passed a bill that permits th
Commissioner's Court of each
county to appropriate as much
as One TliQUsand Dollars for de-
monstration farm work. In a
number of counties in Texas ap-
propriations have been made and
a like sum in each case has been
donated by the Department of
Agriculture of the National Gov-
ejnmenit, The Department not
only furnishes half the money
for conducting demonstrations
but supplies one of its eJcperts
to take charge of the work. This
expert is a practical farmer who
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scientific manner and who, when
harvest time oomes round, ha.4
proof to show that the depart-
mental methods of cultivation, are
the most productive of good
Ca.pt. J. M. Storey was out
Sunday afternoon for a drive for
tlie first time in several months.
Julia Marlowe Shoes. The Ideal
Ladies Shoe.—Peyton & Sons.
Mrs. kla Parker of Dallas and
Mrs. S. E. Marney of Anson have
returned to their homes after a
few days visit to Mrs. Julian
Highest Cash \ Price paid for
hides, and beeswax at Felz Gro-
Miss Eulah Schulz was over
froun Teagne to spend Sunday at
Kryptok, Toric, and Centex
lenses the best to be had, prop-
erly fitted by Dr. W. Duke Pitt-
Miss Ruby Rabb of Evergreen,
Ala., is in the city visiting her
aunt, Mrs. A. T. Schulz.
Willard Streeet now travels in
a'Flanders auto, that he recently
bought from Blake Smith.
Tl .e new improved Singer 6(i,
Sewing Machine runs lighter,
makes less noise, and lasts longer
than vmy Sewing Machine on
Earn. Cheup for cash or Easy
installments—W. E. Loftis, Sale*
Mrs. J. C. Minims of Fort
Worth is in the city visiting rel-
atives amd friends.
All '.roods sold engraved free.—
H. C. Roller.
Jewell Germany has resigned
his position on the Cut Off ami
driver Elmore Welch has suc-
ceeded him, and Mitchel Redden
night man .succeeds Welch, and
Reuben Planning succeeds Red-
den as night man.
Win n you want piece cut glass
see what I have.H. C. Roller.
O. L. Fink of Wills Point is in
the city visiting his brother, E
For Sale:—106 acre farm 4 1-2
miles east of Mexia. Good house,
barn, and plenty of water. 05
acres in cultivation, balance in
pasture, hog proof. For particu-
lars see W. S. Tyner, Mexia.
Route No. 7.
Please don't ask customers-for
vot , s while you are in the store.-
S nvell & Edwards.
('apt. W. 1). Lanning has re-
turned from a few months visit
to i.is <laughter in Delhi, La.
Hon. John W. •Stephens spent
Monday in the city visiting his
brut her, Charlie.
.Mrs. B. .). Miller of Marlin is
in the city visiting friends.
John Reeves of Oklahoma has
been in the city for several days
visiting old time friends.
Sew ell & Edwards will issue
coupons iii our piano contest fron
now until the close, according to
the rules, that is at the rate of
100 votes for each dollar in casln
spent with them.
" Walkk-Over" Shoes, none
better and many not so good.—
Peyton & Sons.
For the next 20 days, we wild
make you "An all Wool, made
to your own measurement Suit"
cheaper than you can buy a good
suit from stock.— Peyton & Sons
J. M. Chandler has purchased
a 7-horse power,
Bros & Co.
visit in Hub
Mrs. Lynn Roberts of Fqrt
Worth is in the city visiting Mrs.
W. R. Storey.
30 Days Sale
We will place on sale and offer at Greatly Reduced
Prices for the next thirty days our entire line of
Dry Goods, Men a«< Women's Shoes, Gloves %
Our Stock of MEN'S PANTS, HATS and CHILDREN'S
SHOES Will Go at ACTUAL COST in this 30 Days Sale
Now is the time for you to get a Stetson Hat for what it costs the mer-
chant. If you need a Hat or a pants, or if you wiii need them a little
later on, you should not overlook this opportunity to get them at a big
saving. Bring your children in and let us fit then in a pair of Shoes.
WE HAVE A NICE LINE OF
1 We are printing on the first
paj^e of this issue a map of Road
District No. 4, with the roads
that are proposed to be built.
Look it over and you will agree
with us that those roads will be
a great benefit to this section of
the county, and the proposition
The editor took a trip through
the country east of Mexia yseter-
day and saw lots of cotton yet
to be picked, and in nearly every
field there was a bunch of pick-
ers. We also saw some better
roads in Freestone county than
we have in Limestone. Why
can't we have them also?
"The Socialist Local No. 10§4
of Mexia, Texas, unanimously
passed a resolution against the
issuance of bonds for good roads.
—B. F. Perdue, See." The above
was handed into our office a few
days ago with a request to pub-
lish, which we do as requested.
Men and Boys' Furnishing: Goods
That we will sell at ,a close margin. A complete line of
Men, Women and Children's Hosiery that will go cheap
In & fact everything we have in stock will be put down at low figures.
Don't fail to take advantage of this opportunity to get what you need in
our line while the prices are low—come early while stock is complete.
Will Make You a Special Price on Groceries Also.
The Special Prices We Make in This Sale Will Be Strictly For Cash
Come and inspect our stock and get prices before you buy.
J. T. PRICHARD
(Irecn Butler went south on
the Central this afternoon.
County Treasurer Solon ltasco
[ was it* the city today enroute
j home from ('ooBdge.
Rev. J. W. Haggard is in re-
ceipt of a letter from liev. K. P.
Williams, the new pastor of the
M, E. church here* stating that
he will arrive in Mexia next weel
•and accepts the invitation extend-
ed to him by the other pastors
hero to preach the Thanksgiving
) Reuben Neece of Dallas is in
the city on business connected
with the lumber yard.
W. .1. Hancock is fixing up Altus Wilder went to Marlin
tile old frame building between! aff(>rnoon.
Griffith's blacksmith shop and]
Oantz & McDonald's meat mar- Mrs -I. 1'. Smith and children
ket for an office for the oil bus-j0f Dallas are in the city visit-
iness and will have an under- j„g relatives and friends.
ground tank for loading ant oft ,
Ed will' Dttnlap came down froir
Corsicana this afternoon on bus-
Kogular nieeeting Knights of
Mrs. (i. E. Petty and litt.b
daughter, Mi.ss Melba. have re
turned from Shreveport, La.
where they have boon visiting ,,ythjiu| (W oul>
the family of her brother, A. M.!
Wilder for two weeks. j s. Meilson had business
| Thornton this afternoon.
Cheap spectacles carried in ...
stock, good properly fitting spec-
tacles are made to order only.
You should have your eyes fitted
by Dr. W. Duke Pittman, Opto-
metrist, and know that your Ice display
eyes have received the best at-
Oliver Nasili had business in
You will enjoy
Hon. Tom .Jonos of Tyler, was
in the city Tuesday on business.
in f the Merchants
Carnival by home talent Friday
and Saturday nights, also many
other fine features. No one can
afford to miss it. Seats 15, 25,
and 35 cents.
Calvert, Texas, Nov. 20. ■—A
great deal of interest is being
manifested in this county in the
good roads movement. Citizens
both of the towns and county
are discussing the subject with
an activity that presages success
for the various bond issues that
will be voted on in the near fu-
ture, The Good Roads Associa-
tion of Franklin and the Calvert.
Business League are co-operating
in carrying on this campaign.
Franklin precinct, with a val-J
nation of $2,000,000, will vote on
an issue of $100,000, while Cal-
vert precinct with a valuation of,
$11,000,000, will vote on the issue
! 1' $150,000.
No one is no narrow-minded as
to deny the value of education.
Tiiefe is not the slightest possi-
bility of our reaching our ideals
in public education until all of
our rural school can he reached
by good roads.
l.rfft thosee who are not willing
to vote a bond issue for the pur-
pose of building good roads read
the following extract from a
'"Bradley county, with a popu-
lation. of 16,000, issued $90,000
in bonds in 190Q. There was bit -
tcrr opposition, but before the
money was half spent the amount
was increased to $11.6,fKM), selling
for $120,000. Before toads were
lurlt land went begging art from
$8 to $10 nn acre and now easily
sells for from $15 to $30 per
This seems to us to be an ar-
gument for building good roads
that is hard to refute when we
consider that farms in ten years
increased over a hundred per
cent. The remarkkahle rise in
value cannot be attributed to in-
When the crops are in and the
profits!|of the farm can be 'counted
in money the time to start a bank account is ripe;
by doing so you may conduct your^farm as every
good business is conducted.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Jos. Nussbaum, Pres.
W. L. MurphyjVice-Pres. I avid J'uij ty, Casbie
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