The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 14, 1911 Page: 16 of 16
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You'll be de^
lighted with tho re-
sults of Ca.unt Baking
Powder. No disappoints —
no flat, heavy, 6oggy biscuits,
cake, or pastry.
Just the lightest, daintiest, most
uniformly raised and most deli-
cious food you ever ate.
R«c«tvcd highestrcttfard World's
Pun Food Exposition,
ORDER FOR ELECTION.
W H. VAC£A
and Graduate Opti-
MEXIA DRUG CO. STORE
All Work Promptly Done
pr. J, L, Metcalf
Office--Front rooms over Parlor
Pli iries—Office 143, Home 16.
Drs. Chas. I, and H, C, Watson
Office upstairs in New Opera
Office phone 46; Residences, 73 and 74
Ely's Cream Balm
Sure to Civa Satisfaction.
OIVIS RELIEF AT ONCE.
It eteanaM, soothes, heals and p"Ol'*fs the
dlM*t<fd membrane resulting frort Catarrh
and times away a Cold in the Head quickly.
Restores the Benses of Tiwto and Brnr.il.
J^a ytouse. Contains no injurious drugs
Applied into the nostrils and absorbed.
Lares Size, 60 cento at Druggists or by
teail. Liquid Cream Balin for nuo in
atomizers, 75 cento.
ely BROTHERS, 66 Warren St.. New York.
THE STATE OK TEXAS, County
of Liiuostoue: On this the li)tli Ua>
of November, 1S)11 this Court bolus
iu regular session at a regular Term
thereof, there came on to bo consid-
ered the petition of J. L. Cogdell
und 7t other persons praying that
bouds bo issued by Koad District No,
4, of Limestone County, Texas, In
the sum of $150,000.00 bearing f> pei
cent rato of interest maturing 40
years from the date thereof, with op-
tion of payment after 10 yoars, for
the purpose of constructing, main-
taining and operating macadamized
graveled or paved roads and turn-
pikes or In aid thereof; and it ap-
pearing to the Court that said Peti-
tion is signed by more than 50 of
the resident property tax-paying vot-
ers of said Koad District No. 4 of
Limestone Co., Texas, and that the
amount of bonds issued will not ex-
ceed one fourth of the assessed val-
uation of the real property of the
Koad District No. 4 of Limestone
it is iherewio vuiiuuOrci, ~EC*
dered by the Court, that the Election
be held in said Road District No. 4
Limestone Co., Texas, on the 16th
day of December, 1911, which is not
less than 30 days from the date of
this order, to determine whether or
not the bonds of said Road District
No. 4 of Limestone, Co., Texas, Bhall
be issued in the amount of $150,000
bearing 5 per cent rate of interest
and maturing 40 years from the date
thereof, with option of their payment
after 10 years from the date thereof,
and whether*, or not a tax shall; bo
levied upon the property of said road
District No. 4 subject to taxation
for the purpose of paying the interest]
on said Bonds and provide a sinking
fund for the redemption thereof at
Notice of said Election shall bel
given by publication in a newspaper!
published in said County, for 4 sue
cessive weeks before the date of said
Election, and In addition thereto,!
there shall be posted notices of said
Election, at three public places Inl
the said Road District No. 4 in Li mo
stone Co., Texas, one of which shall]
be at the Court House door, prior
to the day of said election.
Said Election shall be held at
Mexia and Tehuacana, and the Fol
lowing named persons shall preside]
lat said election: J. L. Cogdell atl
Mexia Voting Box and Lyman For-
rest at Tehuacana.
Said election shall be held under
the provision Road District Act pass-
led at the First CaUed Session of
the 31st Legislature, and only quali-
fied voters, who are property tax-
payers of said Road District No. 4
of Limestone Co., Texas, shall be
allowed to vote at said Election.
And all voters desiring to support
the proposition to issue Bonds, shall
have written or printed on the bal-
lots: "FOR THE ISSUANCE OF
BONOS AND LEVYING OF THE
TAX IN PAYMENT THEREFOR"
and those opposing, shall have writ-
ten or printed on the words:
"AGAINST THE ISSUANCE OF
BONDS AND LEVYING THE TAX
The manner of holding the said
election shall be governed by the
laws of this State, governing gen-
A copy of this order signed by the
County Judge shall serve as proper
notice of said election and the Coun-
Ity Judge is hereby directed to cause
said notice to be published in a
newspaper published in the said
Road District No. 4 in Limestone
Co., Texas, four consecutive weekt
next preceding said election, and
caused to be posted notices thereof,
at three public places in the said
Road District No. 4 in Limestone
Co., Texas for three weeks prior to
\V. A. KEELING,
County Judge, Limestone Co., Texas.
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of . i.
g. ant I'tieuv
ol' v .o Ped.o
to u point
Na.a o.a Kiv
i' S. VV. Cor. of Joe
of land bought from
. . l'hence S. with
line to the N.
iu. Moss survey;
i t ie N. line of said
. t, N. VV. Cor. ol'
; 3. with Hie W. line
.t i Robert McAdoo
-i. E Cor. of the Mu-
. ueu. e .1. with the N.
i aio Varola It' league
. ,, ,v<t.ii .,uid N. lint
. a.ela 11 league grant
w.ie.e it intersects the
!., ftunce S. with the
t. , :.aid li. eft to the
rid of the less
eases. Mr. B
Waverly, Va., says
a cold is gotten
the danger from
other serious dis-
W. L. Hall, of
CORN, CORN. CORN
I have a ear of Missouri corn
t>a the tracks now. Better get
It while it lasts.
0. St Bounds,
TtY era JOB W01K *««
Road District No. 4 of Limestone
County, Created at the November
term of the Commissioners Court is
Said District being described as
follows: Beginning at Rocky Cross
in Bridge on the Navasota River;
Thence iu an easterly direction with
the Mexia and Rocky Crossing road
to the bridge on Plummers Creek
about 1 1-2 miles W. from the town
of Mexia; Thence S. with the mean-
during* of said Creek a point where
the Mexia and Groesbeck road cross-
es said Creek; Thence S. with said
Road to a point where the Shiloh
and Springfield road Intersects the
same; Thence L'. with the Shiloh and
Springfield road, to J. P. Sawyers S
W. Cor. Thence N. with Mexia and
Klrkapoo road, to where it intersoctt
the Mexia and Prairie Grore road;
Thence N. with the Mexla and Pral
rlc Grove road to the N. W. Cor. of
the Walker farm; Thence E. with
Walkers N. Une to Walkers N. E.
Cor. Thence E. on the N. line of the
Hitt farm, to Its N. E. Cor. Thence
E. on the N. line of J. M. Valdens
farm, to his N. E. Cor. Thence S.
with E. line of Valdens farm, to the
S. E. Cor. of Valdens farm; Thence
E. to 8. Corner of Mrs. M. E. Gard
ners farm; Thence E. with 8. line
of J. L. Robertsons place to his 8.
E. Cor. Thence E. with Geo. Minims
8. line to hit* 8. E. Cor., Thence E
with Wiley Pollock N. line, to his
N. E. Cor. Thence E. with Lewis
McBays N. line to his N. E. Cor.
i Thence E. with John Sims 8. W. Cor
1 Thence E. with the S. line of John
I 81ms to 8. E. Cor. of same; Thence
1 E. on 8. line of Geo. Demars farm to
Freestone Co., Line; Thence N. with
; Freestone Co. line to a point where
Limestone, Freestone and Navarre
Counties corner; Thence in a N.
Westerly direction with the line be
tween Limestone and Navarro Coun-
ties to a point where said line In
tersects the N. line of the J. G. Mln
or survey, Thence W. with the N
line of the J. Q. Minor survey, to
the N. W. Cor. of the J. O. Minor
survey; Thence with the W. line
| of the J. G. Minor survey, to the 8.
IW. Cor. of same; Thence W. with
* the N. line of the J. C. Nell survey,
to the N. W. Cor. of the said Nell
survey; Thence 8. with the W. line
of the said Neil survey, to the 8. E.
Cor. of the £11 W. Shrlver survey;
Remedy to be absolutely the best
preparation on the market for
eolds. I have recommended it to
my friends and they all agree
with me." For sale by Mexia
Having the largest and: best se-
lected stock of fine merchandise
we ha.ve ever had, we are prepar-
ed to make the best price on Fine
Diamond Goods, Fine WatShes,
Pine Solid Gold Jewelry, Sterling
Silver Table "Ware, Silver Plat-
ed Table Ware guaranteed 50
yews, and silver ware of all
grades. We also price very low
Fine Cut Glass in a variety of
styles, Hand Painted China,
Cheap China, and in fact a very
large stock of other articles not
We can make the price to suit
you, come early and get your
choice before the goods are pick-
ed over at W. D. Pittman's, Jew-
elry Store, Mexia.
When you have a cold get a
bottle of Chamberlain's Cough
lemedy. It will soon fix you up
all right and will ward off any
tendency toward pneumonia.
This remedy contains no opium
or otheer narcotic and may be
given as confidently to a baby as
to an adult. Sold by Mexia Dru*
Now that the people are point-
ing the finger of scorn at con-
'easetl dynamiters and it is an-
nounced that other criminals Will
be forced to join the parade of
deep disgrace, it is well to turn
leaf in the nation's docket and
consider other destructive agen-
It is seldom a legislature meets
that some member dodging about
in the low-lying forests of dis-
content does not hurl a legisla-
tive bomb hissing into the ranks
of industry and screaming with
hate and seething with spite, it
carries its message of terror to
the investor. There is no more
pitiful sound known in civiliza-
tion than the crasb of a fallen in-
d istry and no crime is so terrible
as one that destroys opportunity.
After all, the man who twists
a few bands of steel with a stick
of dynamite has committed a
much ksi crime against society
than he who would wrench indus-
try from its socket by statutory
enactments or blow up tho walls
rtf progress with legislative explo,
Ol tin- linancial condition of
Prendergast, Smith & Co.,
At Mrxi, blolts of Texas, at tho close
ol bu.siiii' w on the 6th day of Dec'.
11)11, published in the Evening Nows
a newf-p .pi i printed and published at
Mexia, iSiatu of Texas, on tho
day ol > a., lull.
Loans anu discounts, person-
al or coll
Loans, r> ..i
Bonds ana siucks
lieal estate (banking house)
Furniture and lixtures
Due from approved reserve
Due from other banks and
bankers, subject to check,
Interest in Depositors'
'Guaranty Fund 3,814
Other resources as follows:
A^ytn/iwa nn rnttnn and
cotton products .. 46,735 8(i
. .... liabilities.
capital Stock paid in $ 75,000 00
S irpius Fund 26,000 00
U divided profits, net 11,056 04
Du • to banks and bankers,
sibject to check, 6,719 40
Individual deposits, subject
to check 304,797 75
Demand certificates of de-
posit 6,250 00
Cashier's checks 890 40
Total :.... $430,713 59
State of Texas, \
County of Limestone, j sa
We, Jack Womack, as President, and J
Sn ml ford Smith as cashier of said bank,
each of us do solemnly swear that the
above statement is true to the best of
our knowledge and belief.
Jack Womack, President
J. Sandford Smith, Cashier.
Sworn and subscribed to before me,
this 8th day of Dec., A. D., 1911.
Witness my hand and notarial seal
on the date last aforesaid.
R. J. Ellington, Notary Public.
B. S. Smith,
Walter Womack, 1
REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF
The First National Bank
At Mexia, in the State of Texas, at
the close of business Dec. 5,1911.
Loans and Discounts $94,359.80
Overdrafts, secured and un-
U. S. Bonds to secure cir-
U. S. Bonds to secure U. S.
Premiums on U. S. Bonds..
Banking house, Furniture
and Fixtures 2,500.00
Other Real Estate owned
Bills of Exchange (Cotton
and Cotton Products Ac-
Due from National Banks
(not reserve agents)
Due from State and Private
Banks and Bankers, Trust
Companies and Savings
Due lrom approved Reserve
Checks and other Cash Items
Notes of other National
No Calomel Necessary.
The injurious/ effect and un-
pleasantness of taking calomel
is done away with by Simmons'
Liver Purifier, the mildest known
liver medicine, yet the most thor-
ough in action. Put up in yel-
low tin boxes only Price 25c.
Tried once, used always.
Lost, somewhere between, J. A.
Gawtz and V. Wolverton's resi-
dence, a winter lap robe. Please
return to V. Wolverton Co.
New Bicycle. For Sale Cheap.
See C. B. Knightcn at Compress.
I1 ractional Paper Currency,
Nickels ana Cents
Lawful Money Reserve in
Specie $ 4,600.25
Legal-tender notes 13,361.00—17,£61.26
Redemption Fund with U. S.
Treasurer (5 per cent of
Due from U. S . Treasurer,
other than redemption
Capital stock paid in $ 50,000.0t
Surplus Fund lo,000.00
Undivided Profits, less ex-
penses and Taxes paid 11,695.89
National Bank notes outstand-
Due to State and Private
Banks and Bankers 43.09
Dividends unpaid 5.00
Individual deposits subject
to check ? 200,410.95
Time certificates of
Cashier's Checks outstanding 471.01
Deposits of U. S. Disburs-
ing officers 424.00
Note and Bills Rediscounted 5,0o0.00
State of Texas. I ..
County of Limestone f
I, David Murphy, Cashier of the
above-named bank, do solemnly swear
that the above statement is true to the
best of mv knowlege and belief.
David Murphy, Cashier
Subscribed and sworn to before me,
this 8th day of Dec., 1911.
L\ H. Gibson, Notary Public,
Limestone County, Texae
' * " 11 '■111 1" 'i!; ■'1' , .TTT7TT
ALCOHOL 3 PER CENT.
AVegelaMe Preparallon fbrAs-
ling lite Stomachs andBowels ol"
ness and Resl.Contains neUfcr
Smpt of ofd StSAWtumMK
Hon, Sour Storaacii.Dlarrtweij
Worms .Convulsions .irwr 1 si
ness and LOSS OF SLEEP-
Fuc Sin* Si#sarur* of
Atb months old
j5 Doses -35 Cents
Exact Copy of Wrapper
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have
TNI OKHTAUII MMMIIT, HIV «TT.
L. RADDOCK & CO.
The largest shippers of Whiskey direct to the consumer in
the South. Bolow we list a few of our leading brands:
Rock and Rye, 92.50. Peach and Honey, 3.00 per gal. Peach and Apple
Brandy, each 3.00 and 4.00 per t(al. Apricot Brandy, 3.50 and 450 per
gal. California Wines, 1.50 and 2.50 per gal.
( Express charges paid on one gallon costing 2.50 or more.)
Our Own Bottling
Bottled ia Bond
James E. Pepper
Craddock's Quartette 3.00
Hill & Hill
Nelson Sour Mash
Duffy's Malt (4 bot) 4.00
Agents, Schlitz Bottled Beer
Per case 4 dozen pint*....... .< f.Oo 11.00 back for <ease and bottles
Per case 2 dozen quarts 4.25 i.00 brfck for case and bottles
Per cask 10 dozen pints......... 11.00 20c per dozen back lor bottles
The express companies return empties free. We do not prepay ex-
press charges on beer. Send us money order or exchange. We do not
accept personal checks.
Goods go forward by first express after order reaches ns.
Direct line to St. Louis and
8 TRAINS Q
Houston and Dallas Dail>
Latest New Train
Every family has need of a
good, rceliable liniment. For
sprains, bruises, soreness of the
muscles there is none better than
Chamberlain's. Sold by Mexia
Train De Luxe . s
For Kansas City. St. Louis
For tickets and further information
cali on agents of H. AT. C. Railroad
T. J. Anderson Gen'l Pass, Agt.
Catarrh Cannot Be Cured
«lth LOCAL APPLICATIONS. M they ctnnot rook
the aeat of the dlmae. Oktarrh M a Mood or eonitl-
(utlonftl dloram. and In order to cure It you rnuet Ukf
Internal remedle*. Hall'a Catarrb Cure la taken In-
ternally. and acta dlreeUy upon the blood and mueoua
•urfacM. Hal In Catarrh Cure la not a quack medi-
cine. It waa prescribed by one of the belt phyalrlani
In this country lor years and Is a regular prescription.
It IS composed ol the best tonics known, combined
blood purifiers, acting directly on the
mueoua surfaces. Toe perfect combination of the
two ingredients la what produces such wonderful re-
sults In curing catarrh. Rend for testimonials, free.
P. J. CHKNKY A CO.. prop** Taledo. O.
Hold by Druggists, prlea JSe.
lake llall s FaKtly lllll for MOstlpatlM.
Ask for your ticket to be
routed this way—we have
double daily service and
both business and pleasure
travelers find it most con-
F. B. McKay,
General Passenger Agent,
For Infants and Children.
rtia Kind You Have Always Bought
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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/m1/16/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gibbs Memorial Library.