The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 13, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 5, 1912 Page: 1 of 8
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HON AND CONSUMPTION
SOME ITEMS OF INTEREST
PROM THE HALLS OF
fW' r ' JUSTICE
' J. Aubrey (jiddeir'and Came
Sidney Morchead and Lela
Gab in a Yracheta and Anasta-
< io Soto.
Edlward Baker and [lassie
Geo. Bledsoe and Rachel ~VVelcl
Coorgo Sims and Lena Brown.
Earl Whitehead and Eliza
OLD TIME NEWS'
MERCIAL CLUB:. PAPER MtN
was organized friday ENJ0Y A REUNION NEAR
The following Cases have been
disposed of since the October
term of court by the defendant
•J. II. Reynolds, displaying pis-
tol, fine $10.
Pa tup Johnson, gaming, fine
Houston Smith, assault, fine $5
Wade Hamilton, tarrying pis-
tol, fine $100.
Jerome Branch, assault, fine $5
Jake Childus, alias Jake Gilder
theft under $50, fine $25 and I
ht.ur in ia'1.
Tinni Howe, earryin.fr pistol, fiiu i
^ 1: M").
Andrew Hill, a-^iiidt, fine $5.
I. T. Pryor.
San Antonio, Texas, Nov. 20.—
la a report to the Texas Wel-
fare Commission, Col. I. T.
Pryor of tin- city slates that we
import $52,000,000 of meats both
fresh and cured, into Texas an-
nually, tin? bulk of these supplies
being pork and its by-product*.
The report further states tlnat
•the packing house* at Furl
Worth show a decrease of 100,-
000 hogs annually and that the
gap .b^t wiM ii pEofliirlitiu and con-
sumjTtMtiii is rapidly widening.1
Itelerring to tbi$ distressing con--1
dition, Col. I'rvor in his report]
New eases filed in said coprt.
J. L. 1'enii, admr!", vS" First I
State Bank "i! Mart, action in
Markham A iisworth C«; vs. F.j
S 1 fefcnei. suit ni, note.
Dodsosn's Liver Tonee, a Safe j
j Vegetable Liquid, Now Takes
the place of Calomel, the
Powerful Mineral Drug.
Many people know the danger
of'calomel, yet they take it be-1
cause they know of nothing bel-
ter. Other people are not afraid
of calomel because they do not
understand what a dangerous
drug it is.
Nobody needs to take -danger-
ous ealomul (which i<s made from
■mercury) if they live near a stori
where l>odsoii's Liver Tone is
M ld M calls & Men IIS seel/1 l)ud
son's Liver Tone, and guarantee
it to be a perfect substitute for
caloincil. It is a pleasant lasting
vegetable tonic, that livens up
the liver without ya using any re-
strictions of habit or diet. It
has none of the bad after-el Iects
of calomei'l ami is safe for child-
ren as well as grown-ups.
night with a large
| membership. fms
I - ' ./• • '3 ,>',f
A number of business men mot
at the city halL Friday night and
organized ithe Mexia Commeircial
Club by electing officers as fol-
Blalcc Smith, president.
It. J. Jucksn, scecretary,
B. W. Simmons, treasurer.
Blake Smith, .1. Dcscnberg, S.
M Jackson, Alius Wilder, and
ZeiKi King, executive committee.
, The oxecuive committetc was
driven power to manage the af-
fairs of the club and to recom-
mend a plan of permanent or-
ganization and policy. They will
also employ a competent man for
secretary who can devote all of
his time to the work and they
will iiiuniediately endeavor to
secure Mich a man.
A .subscription list is now be-'
ing circulated among the busi-
ness men and they are subscrib-
ing liberally In a J'niiil to be col-
lected monthly and to be used
for pushing Alexia in every way
possible. (^llite a nvspeetablc
sum has already been subscribed,
but I here are vet business men
in town who have not subscrib-j
s.|Vs. j ed, and they will be given till I
"'•■There is no valid reason why' "PP >-ttmit.v to do so before the
there should be a pound of meat I ^ ,s .slit-tl for the info,-ma-
shipped int.. Texas, and the con-l11"" ot' tl,«' *" «' <•"" *<'«*<
tinned prosperity of agriculture ',0 1
demajwl's that we raise nior«
rockport and have
A fine time.
iorae weeks ago Col. Frank
Hoi'aud of Farm and Ranch and
Holland * Magazine, sent out in-
vitation* to all newspaper men in
the state who have been in the
game since 1880, to be hi* guests
for three days at the Oakslnore
Outing Club near Kockport, and
in answer to the invitation a
number of old timers gathered al
the club Sunday morning.
Nov. - t'h and remained for three
Those who attended the outiny
wilt never forget the royal man-
ner in which they were entertain-
ed bv their princely host, who
was ably assiisted by Admiral .1.
Iv Whitesellf, oi ('orsicana, pres-
ident of the el lib. who is spenil-
i iric the winlcr down there with
wif« and Mrs. Hiiirhiis, a
I lie ice. w:)h Mfs,s I'auline AI'-Ki-c,
of Fort Worth a- her companion,
i Mr. \\ hitesi'Me plaei'd his flag-
ship. lite Navarro, with Captain
Davis in command, at the sei-
j vi<fc of t he guests and I hey en-
joyed several delightful trip* oil
i the suioot h wat«■ irs of t he bay.
Fishing ami auloing were also
iuduliied in anil t lie " box s" had
a big time genera IB'.
On January 1st we will
Move our Stock of
To the building now occupied by
Paul Norman, and until then we
are going to sell groceries at
Give us your grocery business and
we will save you money as we can
move money better than groceries
8R0DNAX & JACKSON
OLD KATTEN CORNER
No treasurer wa- elected as
'there are no dues, and inembcr-
l sbi-p is automatic being obtained!
pushers and who j
og! ■" ,M lit ,e# t'c i;i 11, ,v;..11 • i ;
wliiich we are sadly ik#iccut. In
fad. wc should become lieavyj
exporter* of meats of all kinds. |
The geograpbietil location of our]
packing houses gives them com-
mand of the trade of tihe South-j
crri llcuiisphere airid the opening!
of the Panama Canal will bring!
the Orii.nt within their trade]
territory. yet I am informed.
thai the Texas packing hou-nes
are llie drones.
Every luisiiie-'s man in .Mexia,
shotud suoseruie io this fund, as
id is the bi-st plan yet devised to
attract trade and public eiier-
priscs to our city.
r. <;. s.
iisrrl. the effii'/ii'llt
. and his nst ima b|.> wife,!
■ alwavs on the look out for1 . ,.
. , , i sonat ion
comtort ol tlie guests, a,nd';
feas's priipa riViT tinrler I tie' •
The club will meet aga
l''riniay night to complete
We wish to call your attention
to the fact that most infectious
diseases such as whooping cough,
are able to supply only two per] diptheria and scarlet fever are
cent of the en red meals and lard ; contracted when the child has a
into Southern I'nHcdlcol
iplain s ('ougli I .i"i11
State- which tran*portation ad-lvdy will fpiiickly cure a cold and
vanlages, due to location, entitle greatly lessen the danger of coti-
1!ieni to furnish. ■ trading these diseases. TJiis rem
Col. I'ryor is otic of the most ,.,|v js famous lor its cures of
xtewi.ve raisers of livestock in colds. It contains no opium or
i other nareotie and may be given
: to a child with implicit confi-
dence. Sold bv all dealers.
of the most
of livestock in
Texas and for .veal's was prewi
dent of the Texas Cattle llaisers'i
A-soeiation and hi- report iis]
being received .with iutereest
amoiivr those interested ill the
livestock industry thruughoul
the entire State.
A TURKEY STORY
red ion of Mr. ICisert, w ould do
credit to the finest hotel in the
land. We had fish, oysters, duck
i|itail, Turkey, a fated calf. (kiud-
j ly sent over by Mr. <1$. Lucas,
j who lias a r a 111 -11 soine miles
, away) a big oysi'cr roast, and m
i fad everything for the comfort
| of all.
There were se\eral ladies in
, llie piftity. bcsiides those living at
! the ehib, and their presence add-
i ed a charm to t he facti\ i ies.
I lam p Cook of I lousou. turned
lout to be the champion fisher-
man, and he also lellis a good
story on hinitself. bint he is not
1 much of a success at man hunt-
ling, for lie let Hob lifl IliSoliie of
< 'leburne get" lost and did not
find him tin' il next morning,
when they both showed up at
when, a man has served in the
business for :52 years.
Mr. Whitiwelh- invited the
to bold its nexit met.
ing at Oaksiiurc uini the iuvita-
! lion was aceepted with thanks.
It was a gathering that will
i long be rellieiiiliereid bv those
] wlio were so tortunate as to be
]present, and future reunions arc
looked forward to with much an-
!! ieipat ion.
j ten as possible.
I want you to know how mm
your Hunt's Cure has done me
had suffered with Itching Piles
fifteen years, and when 1 was
traveling through Texas a man
told me of your Hunt's Cure. I
got a 50c box and it cured me,
A SAD DEATH
Josephine, the 12-year old
daughter of Mr. aud Mrs. F. R.
Klotz, died early Monday morn-
ing. after only n few days illness.
The grief atrioken parents have
the sincere sympathy of a large
c,ii'cle of friends in their sorrow.
You will find that druggists*
everywhere upeak well of Cham-
beplain's Cough Remedy. They
know from long experience in tilt
sale of it that in easnw of eouglus
and eoldH it can always be
d.cipcnde«1 upon, ami that, it is
pjoasnnt and safe to take. For
male by all dealers.
For that Dull Feeling After
1 have used Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets tor
some lime, aud can testify that
they have done me more good
than any tablets I havee ever
used. My trouble was a heavy,
dull! feeling after eating,—David
Freeman, Kumpt, Nova Scotia
These tabletis streniglhe.il the stoin
adi and improve the digestion.
They aliso regulate the liver and
bowels. Tlieiy arc far supeeriorj
to pills but cost no more. Cot
a free sample at all dealers and
sen* what a splendid medicine it
■loe W.iden tells this good one.
lie had two lurkey,s and killed
one for Thanksgiving and sav-
ed the other for Christmas.
Thursday evening bearing a com-
motion in his chicken house lie
went out and found a stray gob-
Icr and put it in the turkey pen,
and a little later another big
bronze showed lip in his chicken
! house, which was promptly put
in with the other turkeys.
Mr. Vaidcn cannot account for
this rapid increase' in his turkey
family but he has them and no
one has claimed them.
A(s a testimonial of love ami e.s
teem a solid gold locket watch
charm was presented to Col. I lol-' meinibei
land and it will be suitably cir eers:
•sday night a lodge
I . Ii. A. was organized in
with, about li" charter
Did the following offi-
chiiuce you get.
Sixth—Kef use to
any .scheme for the
HOTEL FOR SALE
A Well-known Hotel For Sale,
The Walker llouw, 16 rooms fur-
nished. Enquire of F. W. Darl-
ing or at the premise*.
; Foils a Foul Plot. boys present organized the Tex-
When a shameful plot exists as Editorial .\snoriation with the
between liver and bowels,to ca.usi1 following officers:
distress by refusing to act. take
Dr. King's New Life Bilks, ami
end Niich abusee of your system.
They gently compel right, wdkm
of stomach, liver anil bowels, and
restore your health and all good
feelings. 2oc at 11. C. Bolter's
Drug and Jewelry Store.
John 11. Lunsford, Sau An-
tonio. vice president.
Col. llamp Cook, Houston, re-
J. R. Ransomed Cleburne, eor-
re«|- ondinig secretary.
towns and have the
ehaulv "charge it."
ELEVEN WAYS 10
First—Buy from peddlers a> of-
_Secoud—-Denouiwc your .myai;
chant because he makes a profit
on his goods.
Third—Ulory in. the downfall
of a man who has done luueh.
to build up a town.
Fourth—It there are auy meat
or woiuen in town you hate, slau-
| Fifth-—Make out your town is
.|j i a bad place and stab it evefy
terest of the people and always
keep your Kedfish foot forward..
Seventh—Tell the merchants
you can bu\ the goods cheaper
in another town, and then charge
tlie-tn with extortion.
Eighth — When a stranger
comers to town tell him every-
thing is overdone and predict a
general crash in the near future.
Ninth—If any one <>f the eit-
izties show au enterprising spirit
and want to start industrial
ohints, discourage them by talk-
iig high taxes and a dead town,
en ariii the piictures of those- •). Iv I'hillips. past presiideUt. tenth I'on't advertise in \ out
present placed on the inside. At Ii. M. Webb, president. home paper and compel tin- edi-
1 his cviib'Uce of friendship oil < L. K. Adaiiisn. vice president. (i(|. )i( >ri,|c ontsi.de advertising in
the part of the old timers Ct.il.j Larl II. Ilitl, se.cpe ary. enter to make a scant living and
ol la nd was too lull lor utter- Mrs. L. .1, llstt. chriplaiu. gi\e \ our town a paper each
nice but lie managed to make n« Alunroe llitt. conductor. veck. I>uy a foiirbit rubber
iinderstanTI thai lie would always Lawson Sewell, sentinel. staiep and make your own si.a-
value the locket as a priceless l . <>. Kcrzee. J. \\ . liowell. j ri0u, i v and prove to the outside
gem and would wear it in nioin- ""d \\ . II. Ma.\o, trusfce.s. j world that you live in a settu--
ory of a day that he would never; 'k. tJoolsbv, meidical exam iter.: „lw| }|doiuig business at
forget. "• °.v worked l,P ] j!,t, four corners of the road, and
Among the pleasant moments the lodge, and Mr. L. S. hojal Lri, s)||| ,|Smn. eoonsikin for legal
were those spent as the giicsls of '*°''t Worth, supreme presi- j .m|rl. whittle for pasttime and
s«n|ie of the gentlemen of Rock-1 dent ol the order, came don n j jjV(i ;n |r|,((. s;.v !tr,d long green
port while jiutoing over the conn- ;md organized it. |"tobacker."
try and boating to Aransas I'ass.j 'I his is the first order of the Eleventh—If you are a farmer,
Before leaving Oftksbore the] kind organized in I cxas and has t(ij| Vl>|ir neighbors that the mer-
' ( hea.hiiiarfers in Fort Worth.|#h<in"taf ,.otton. grain and stock
. | buyers arc highway robbers and
'make a special practice of "short,
For Eczema, Tetter and Salt weights." Bay cash in other
Rheum. ! tr,u-iis «ml have the home nier-
The iutcTise itshing chartaristie
of these ailments is almost, in-1
stantly allayed by Chamberbiin's
Salve. Many severe caw's have; Mr. and Mrs. Dnnilop have r>-
beein curi'd by it. For sale by all|turned to Houston after a vimit
doalem ; to her mother. Mrs. H. R. Parker
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Houx, N. P. The Mexia Weekly Herald (Mexia, Tex.), Vol. 13, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 5, 1912, newspaper, December 5, 1912; Mexia, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth302412/m1/1/: accessed November 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Gibbs Memorial Library.