The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 14, 1911 Page: 11 of 16
Money to Loan
ON IMPROVED FARMS
■VENDOR'S LIEN NOTES BOUGHT
have arranged for western
capital whereby 1 am enabled
to make loans on Real Estate
diiect to borrowers. Inspec-
tions made by me and loans
, closed at Mexia without delay.
Satisfactory rates with pre-
W. M. WHITE, Lawyer
Locai ana Personal.
r Cards are out announcing the
marriage in Houston on the 24th
(if t/liis month, at the home of the
bride, of Miss Sadie Houx and
Mr. Edwin Hall Clanton, Jr.
The groom La a son of Mr. Hall
Olanton, a conductor on the Cen-
tral who used to run on the
Mexia-DaUas train, and is quite
well known here.
New fixtures ana new goods
j t W. D. Pittman's.
Dee W. Means left Monday
night for Houston oa an import-
Sterling silver tableware at W.
D. Pittanan'8 Jewelry store.
Miss Nellie" Klotx has returned
to her home in Austin after
(•pending a few months in our cit.
as the guest of her brother, Fred.
We are open until 9 oolock at
tnights. Visit our store.—W. D.
Will Wolverton was up from
Uroesbeek Monday night.
For the next thirty days we
will clean watches for $1.00. We
have a first class watchmaker
and guarantee all work.—H. C.
D. W. Cannon, who has lived
on H. M. Johnson's place for the
past the years, has moved his
funnily to Atlanta, Ga.
Cut Glass and Silverware. See
it at Pittman's.
II. C. Roller now has a. first
class watchmaker and repairer at
jhis jewelry store and will guar-
antee all repair work, and will
'•Tigrave jewelry in an lip to date
The best Sterling silver knives,
forks and spoons at reduced
price for a few days at Pitt-
man'*. ■' ■ | vVtfHW
Miss Ann Stevens was down
from Wortham Sunday visiting
the home folks.
We are now ready for your
business. Don't wait.—W. D.
Carter Sessions was in from
Kirven to spend Sunday at home.
Ho has received a letter from
Mm. Sessions in Dallas stating
that his daughter, Miss Mattie is
getting along nicely after an op
cration that was performed last
Diamonds Diamonds Diamonds,
price them at Pittman's.,
MARRIED.— Sunday morn-
ing at the residence of Mr. Doc.
Jackson in this city, Mr. Starley
Parker and Miss Myrtle Mills of
Groesbeck, were married, Rev. J
W. Haggard officiating.
Silver in many grades at W.
D. Pittman's Jewelry store.
26 piece table set for 2 dol-
lars at Pittman's.
Pino Jewelry, Out Glass, Toys,
and everything suitable for
♦;hristmas presents at Rollers
All parties who have friends
that they wish 'invited to the
Philo Club's holiday ball are re-
quested to send the names to the
invitation committee in order lha
invitations may be mailed out at
once, w it is only two weeks un-
til the date of the ball. This of-
fice furnished the invitations,
which were printed in our office
and the job will compare with
any printing that can be done by
other offices. There is no use
sending out of Mexia for print-
ing, amd if you want engraved
work we can get that done for
you at the same prices you pay
other houses and you have no
trouble with the job. When in
need, of ANYTHING in the print-
ing or engraving line let us show
you our samples.
Don't fail to see trie Holiday
goods at Rollers Drug Store.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Arrington
and children visited in Groesbeck
Headquarters for Santa Claus
at Rollers Drug Store.
Jas. M. Wilder, an old time
Wortham friend of the editor, bu
who has been living in Childress
for several years, was in the ciity
Monday and paid our office a
We want your Patronage. We
have the goods to please you.-
W. D. Pittman.
Tom Lewis was over from By-
num Sunday and took his little
daughter, Miss Helen, back home,
after she had spent a week here
with her grand parents.
Toys for the children, and
something for the alder ones at
Rollers Drug Store.
Geo. E. Petty has returned
from Fort Worth.
Plenty of bright and new goodf
to select from at Pittman's*
Mr. Carter has moved to the
Gantz cottage just south of Dr.
Mrs. Will Ross and little son
have returned to their home in
Jack county after a few weeks
visit to relatives here.
All kinds of hand-made fancy
work, beautifully embroidered pil
low eases, etc, at Bazaar. ,
II. M. Mun~er went up to
Wichita Falls Friday to look af-
ter his property interests in that
A meeting of business men was
held at the Woodmen hall last
night to devise ways and means
of carrying on an active cam-
paign in the good roads move-
ment from now until election day
Saturday the 16th. Several talks
were made and some committees
were appointed to do different
things, and another mass meeting
will be held Monday night to per
feet all arrangements for the
campaign. All citizens who feel
an interest in the movement, (and
all should) are urged to attend
the meeting Monday night.
MARRIED.—Mr. Dee Wilton
Means of this city and Mrs. Ber-
tha Wolf Mays were married in
Houston Tuesday night at the
home of Rev. Q. T. Storey, and
the happy couple will make
Mexia their home. We jodn their
many friends in wishing for them
a long and happy life.
Mrs. Fouse and Mrs. Taylor of
Richlabd spent Thursday night
in the city visiting the family of
Mrs. Eva Woods of Purchell,
Ok., who has, been visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. P.
Moseley, hero for several days,
went up to Wortham Friday af-
ternoon to visit relatives and
The Wojnans Missionary Socie-
ty of the M. E. church South
elected the following officers last
Mrs. J. W. Kincheloe, Presi-
Mrs. J. W. Adams, First Vice-
Mrs. C. B. Smith, Second, Vice-
Mrs. A. G. Koanig, Third Vice-
Mrs. J. L. Smith, Fourth Vice-
Mrs. J. A. Gantz, Correspond-
ing Secretary for the Home d-
Mrs. R. B. Jackson, Correspond
ing Secretary for the Foreign de-
Mrs. Geo. Peyton, Recording
Mrs. A. J. Butler, Treasurer,
Mi® Ida McKenzie, Treasurer
Mrs, Anna Dennis, Agent for
the Missionary Voice.
Mrs. M. Y. Boeson, Press Su-
Miss S. L. Ward, Secretary.
Calomel Is Bad.
But Simmons' Liver Purifier
is delightfully pleasant, and its
action is thorough. Constipation
yields, biliousness goes. A trial
convinces. (In yellow tin boxes
only.) Tried once, used always.
The mass meeting of good
roads advocates at the W. O. W.
hall Monday night was well at-
tended, notwithstanding the in-
clement weather, and those who
attended enjoyed1 a treat in a
splendid speech by Hon. J. H.
ilawley of Galveston, who is a
pusher in the uplmilding of Tex-
as and in the improvement of our
highways. Mr. Ilawley is well
informed on the road subject and
being a good speaker he made a
strong imi#ession on his audience
It was decided to have Mr. Ilaw-
ley speak at Tehuacana on Tlmrs
day afternoon and at the city
hall in Mexia on Friday after-
noon at 2 oclock, when all are in-
vited to attend. The ladies are
especially invited, as Mr. Ilawley
considers they are interested as
much as the men in good roads,
if not more.
W. .W. OFFICERS
At the meeting of Mexia
Camp No. .14, W. O. W. held Fri-
day night the following officers
were elected for the ensuing
Prof. A. G. Koenig, C.
E. L. Thorp, A. L.
T. A. Griffith, Banker.
A. D. McDonald, Clerk.
Will Griffith, Escort.
B. F. Thompson, Watchman.
D. C. Wylie, Sentry.
M. L. McDonald. Manager.
Dr. Z. T. Goolsby, Camp Phy-
K. OF P. OFFICERS
At the meeting of Travis Lodge
No. 20, held Thursday night, the
following officers were elected
for the ensuing term:
Capt. Jack Yeldell, C. C.
J. I. Riddle, V. C.
C. T. Stephens, P.
J. P. Anderson, M. of the W.
J. F. Cogdell, K. of R and S.
and M. of F.
J. D. Arrington, M. at A.
R. W. Cosnahan, I. G.
iBd Wood, 0. G.
W. B. Kendrick, Trustee for
On last Wednesday afternoon,
despite the inclement weather,
quite a number of young ladies
gathered at the hospitable home
of Miss Daphtno Camp. The ob-
vious purpose of this meeting was
five-hundred and soon score card
wera distributed and all were
seated at the three tables arrang-
ged. Then just before the begin-
ning of the game the hostess in
the following toast announced
the real purpose of the gathering,
that is the announcement of the
engagement of Miss Katie Cos-
nahsn •of thin eitv and Dr. Mc-
Lendon of Wortham.
"Now, my dear girls, I'm sure
'tis no shock,
For all of you know Katie mar>
risa the Doc,
The time, you know to®,
Each one of you,
But for fear you forget
The date that is sot,
'Tis the ninteenLh of December
So all please remember.
In the town of Wortham they
Where love and devotion, I'm
sure will abi.de,
In a bungalow, new, attractive
With a girl who has always
been good and sweet.
We two have been friends and
hope to forever,
May time and change, ne'er
o.*r friendship sever,
But each day amd year,
Make our love grow more true,
So here, my dear Katie, I drink
Amid many exclamations of
surprise and congratulations, sev-
eral games of five hundred were
then played, after which delight-
ful refreshment of I'ruit pudding
in heart-shaped timbals and cof-
fee were served.
The guests were then ushered
into the dining room, where a
beautifully decorated table met
their gaze, in the mi<ldle of whicl'
was an imitation letter box, ad-
dressed to Miss Katie Cosnahan,
who opened and read the letters
contained amid much laughter.
These proved to be recipes for va
rious things such as biscuit, corn
bread, etc, menues for the differ-
ent meals of the day and lists of
the first bill of groceries a, young
house-keeper would order.
Prizes were then awarded, con-
solation, which was a heart-shap-
ed chamois to Miss Hilda Nuss-
Imuin and guest prize, a recipe
book to Miss Cosnahan, after
which, with Imst wishes to the
bride-elect and thanks to the hos-
tess for a pleasant afternoon the
Those present were Misses
Katie Cosnahan, Gary Doyle, Nan
Oates, Mae Hcasling, Mattie Bess
Loader, Mattie B. Watson, Hilda
Nussbaum, Mary McDaniel, Mar-
garet Clark, Pauline McKenzie,
and Jennie Stevens.
THE L A. t M.
Officers, Guards ami Members
of Mexia Hive No. 5, Saturday,
Dee. 16, the. most important Re-
view of the year will convene at
Knights of Pythias hall, 3 p. m.
Following election of Officers
for the ensuing year, the Birth-
day Rally will be the feature.
All members, whose Birthdays
have transpired since July 1st,
will be guests of honor.
The annual ceremony of the
Loving Cup will conclude with a
grateful recognition of the count-
less blessings of life.
Each and every member is re-
quested, most urgently, to grace
the occasion with a smiling pres-
Rev. W. W. Graham of Clarks-
villo, Texas, is visiting his cousin,
Mrs. R. T. Kennedy.
Condensed Statement of
The First National Bank
From Report to Comptroller at close of business December, 5, 1911
Loans and Discounts $108,556.28
United States Bond? 17.500.00
Premium on Bonds 500.00
Furniture and Fixtures 2,500.0("
Real Estate 5,000.01
Bills of Exchange (Cotton and cotton products
Cash on Hand and Due From Banks 94,139.58
Due from United States Treasurer 2,819.00 157,307.6
Capital Stock $ 50,000.00
Surplus and Undivided Profit# 21,696.89
Circulation * 12,500.00
Bills Rediacounted 5,000.00
Total •••• $291,363.94
We invite your attention to the above statement.
This bank has been in business since 1883 and has conducted its
business on a high and honorable plane.
We are readv at all times to loan money to our customers upon
'he most liberal terms consistent with sound banking. If you are
not now a customer of this bank we cordially invite you to open ari
account with us.
I certify that the above statement is correct.
DAVID MURPHY, Cashier.*™,2
We have a large rtock of
Remington Shot Guns
to close out cheap. Come in
and let us show them to you.
V. Wolverton Company
Phone or Mail your Orders to
When you want the Best Whiskies Wines or
Beer. Here are a few of our best brands:
Bottled in Bond
Cumberland 8 yr old $5.00
Dripping Springs •.
Hill & Hill
Beene's Private stock
W. H. McBraver. ..
A. A. Star
Prompt attention to Mail Ord* s
J. M. Beene,
W. P. Beene
Jno. A. Robinson
When in need of
Phone 146. Fi -st Class Work and
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Houx, N. P. The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 14, 1911, newspaper, December 14, 1911; Mexia, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth302362/m1/11/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gibbs Memorial Library.