Honey Grove Signal. (Honey Grove, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 7, Ed. 1 Friday, March 18, 1910 Page: 3 of 4
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Dr. D. R. Taylor
All Modern Methods Practiced.
Phone for an ap-
Office over the
H. H. BLANKMEYER, M. D.,
E, M, |, Cincinnati 1888
Office and Residence, 8th & Main Sts
HONET GBOVE SIGNAL
(Daily except Sunday.)
Leaves 8:00 a. m
Arrives 10:20p, m
Standard Designer patterns for
sale by Wilkins, Wood & Patteson.
Mr. George Lyon, of Hugo,has
been visiting his mother and oth-
er relatives here this week.
In order to clean up and close
out the oil mill has decided to re-
duce the price of hulls to eight
$ LOCAL NOTES.
Post cards of Honey Grove and
vicinity for sale.—Lamb.
Miss Tempest Kingston, of Dal-
las, is the guest of Mr. J. L.
Brown and family.
Mr. George Baker, of San An-
tonio, haa been visiting relatives
here the past few days.
Something new. See those E.
& W. Collars, 2 for 25c at Wil-
kins, Wood & Patteson's.
Master Albert Blocker, who
has been suffering from pneumo-
nia for nearly a month, is report-
ed as improving.
Try Devoe's Lead and Zinc,
none better; every gallon lead
and oil with enough zinc in it to
not chalk off. Recommended by
Black & Little.
Miss Jessie Dowlen will go to
Wolfe City to-day for a week's
visit with Mr. L. A. Dowlen and
Suppose you want a picture
maae at home. I am prepared to
do the work day or night.—Lamb,
Mr. A. P. Dowlen and wife,are
recovering from refractory at-
tacks of la grippe, but are not yet
able to leave their room.
Good ice cream all the time,
cracked ice in ail the drinks;
fresh candies and cigars. Call
and see me.—A. M. Wilkins.
Mr. and Mrs. Charley Martin
are the proud parents of an 11)4
pound son, who put in his ap-
pearance at their home Monday.
Radium Spray—a disinfectant,
a vermin exterminator, a deodor-
izer and a dust layer. No home
should be without it. For sale at
the Honey Grove Pharmacy.
Mr. G. T. Meloy and wife, for-
merly of Chilhowee, Mo.| are now
citizens of Honey Grove. Mr.
Meloy has engaged in the jewelry
business and is looated with the
Black & Little Pharmaoy.
When You Are
Get them right. Have them fitted
as they should be. Have the lenses
made for 10U—to your measure,
so to speak.
Then you may read when you like,
and as long as you like, and you
will not have to turn and twist the
book, in order to ease your eyes.
Not an'eye pain or an ache, after
you begin to wear proper glasses,no
headaches, no inconvenieces at all.
To-day would be a good time to be-
gin to have your eyes looked after.
Consultation and advice are free
any time you may see fit to call.
THE JEWELER AND OPTICIAN
The little son of Mr. and Mrs.
Hugh Wood, who has been very
sick from an attack Of scarlet fe-
ver, is much better and his phy-
sician is hopeful of an early re-
All the Sunday schools in the
city appointed delegates Sunday
to the State Sunday School Con-
vention, which is now in session
at Dallas. A few have gone al-
ready and several others expect
to go to-day.
Where can you invest money more
profitably than by buying a bottle of
Prickly Ash Bitters—you get four for
one. A kidney medicine, a liver
tonic, stomach strengthener and bow-
el cleanser. Four medicines for one
dollar.—Black & Little,special agents.
The Honey Grove Woodmen
Camp has organized a degree
team, which will soon begin reg-
ular practice, and the Camp has
hopes of having one of the crack
teams of the country. The Con-
sul Commander aska that the
team meet to-night for practice.
The district court at Bonham
was engaged yesterday in the
trial of the Coopers for the killing
of an oldman named Beadle, near
Telephone,last spring. A special
venire of eighty men was' sum-
moned from which to select the
jury, and more than a hundred
witnesses were in attendance.
Prof. Henderson, of the Uni-
versity of Texas, spent a day
with our public school last week.
He witnessed the work of the
eleventh grade and was so well
pleased that he will recommend
that credit be given our school
for 2>£ additional units in affilia-
tion, which will admit our gradu-
ates to entrance to first rank in
The base ball season will open
in Honey Grove next Friday, the
25th, when the Honey Grove High
School team and the team of the
Sherman High School will cross
bats. The same teams will also
play on Saturday, the 26th. The
home team is said tobe a strong
one,and the Sherman team is also
a fine aggregation ofball players.
Good games are anticipated.
Mrs. Marie Lawrence, who re-
cently opened a millinery em-
porium on the west side of
square, next door to Schreiber's
jewelry store, desires to thank the
ladies for the liberal patronage
given her and also for the many
high compliments paid her stock
of millinery. Mrs. Lawrence is
an expert trimmer and designer,
and desires to say to the ladies
that she is prepared to meet every
want. Should she fail at any time
to have in stock the particular
article wanted, the order may be
left and will be promptly-filled.
That You 5houlp furnish
Your Body and make it
FIT TO LIVE" iM-VbOOWE
Tri IS To YovR SELF AND Tt
YOUR FRIENDS-YOU KNOW
ULL WELL THE VALUE OF
'A good front
CET ONE BustE-R.
I* ■ " THEtalTIS
aSHoWERaS OF <5HIKTS AND ALL KIND-5 or
S?R\HG FURNISHING GooD-5 ARE NOW ON
SHOW IN OUR WINDOWS AND CASES. —THE
PROPER CAPERS IN COLLARS; TIES COR-
RECT IN SHAPE AND COLOR; UNDERWEAR
PALATABLE To THE SKIN; AND HOSE So
TASTY THAT YOU WILL ROLL UP YOUR,
TROUSERS. IT WILL TAKE ALL OF THESE
THIN6S TO HELP YOU PUT ON THAT "dOOD
FRONT." AND A GOOD FRONT WILL HELP
YOU. HOW DO THESE THINGS STRIKE YOU.
WILLIAMSON - SPELCE CO.
Mrs. Bonnie Grimes is spend-
ing the week with relatives in
New skirts and wash suits be-
ing received at Wilkins, Wood &
Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Hill left
last week for Shawnee, Okla., to
visit Mr. Sam Miller and faimly.
Mrs. Hamlin, mother of Mrs.
S. W. Go86, is very low with
pneumonia. She is 82 years old
and is one of the pioneers of this
section. It is feared that she can-
By a mixing of the figures last
week the Signal made an error
of $1000 in the price of the fence
purchased for Oakwood cemetery.
The contract price is $2750 in-
stead of $3750,
Mr J. F. Hembree and wife,
Dr. G. W. Wilson, Messrs. J. F.
Baughn, Sam McGaughey and
R. C. Bryan have been in Fort
Worth this week attending the
Fat Stock Show.
Miss Latchie My rick and
Willnina Nunn, of Ladonia, were
guests of Misa Imogene Hender-
son last Friday. Miss Imogene
was expected home last evening
from a visit to Dallas and Fort
Miss Violet Vessels has return-
ed from Lannius, where she had
been for a month's visit with her
grandparents. Her mother, Mrs.
Jink Pirtle, has been very sick
the last few days, but is some
Radium Spray will clean and
polish your furniture. Guaran-
teed not to harm the highest
polished furniture, but to pre-
serve the lustre. Get it at the
Honey Grove Pharmacy. Once
a user you are always a user.
Mr. Russell Morris, who for the
past year has been an employe
of the Thomson barber shop, and
Mrs. Alma Hill, of Ladonia, were
united iu marriage Sunday. The
new couple will reside in Honey
Grove and have rooms at Dr,
The new Baptist church at Dial
will be dedicated the 2nd Sunday
in April, and Rev. S. S. Crain, of
Paris, will preach the dedication
sermon. The church has invited
Rev. L. L. Price, of Roxton, and
Rev. Bonnie Grimes, of this city,
to be with it in the dedication.
Mr. J. I. Rhodes, of the coun-
try southeast of town, who has
been bothered with appendicitis
for several months, was operated
upon in the sanitarium at Paris
last Friday. The first day con-
siderable uneasiness was express-
ed over his condition, but later
reports are to the effect that he is
o-etting on nicely.
Last Saturday while in the city
Mrs. Robert Martin, of the coun-
try, gave her two children coal oil
to drink, thinking it was water.
She was in one of the grocery
stores and mistook the coal oil
receptacle for a drinking fountain.
Fortunately the children reached
a doctor in a few minutes and
were relieved, otherwise the re-
sults might have been disastrous.
• Ten farmers near Honey Grove
having agreed to each plant an
acre in sugar beets, the Agricul-
tural Department at Washington
has furnished the seed through
the Honey Grove Board of Trade.
The beets will be grown this year
for stock feed, and samples will
be submitted to the Department
to ascertain whether this soil and
climate will produce beets from
which sugar can profitably be
DON'T FAIL TO VISIT R. M. BROWNLEE'S
If you are looking for real bargains in Hats, Shoes,
Clothing or Dry Goods. Everything goes at a great
Several Nice Counters and Other Store Fixtures tor Sale Very Cheap
My spring stock of Cloth-
ing, Boots, Shoes and
Furnishing Goods has
arrived. Before .you
purchase I ask that you
see my goods and learn
my pricea. I can please
you and save you money
Messrs. John Martin, Owen
Leach, Louie Brode and John
Cook retuned Wednesday from
Haskell county,where they erect
ed several residences and barns
for the Underwood Bros., who
own a large ranch near the town
of Haskelh This ranch, which
has been in pasture is now being
broken with steam plows and the
land will be cultivated. One
ateam plow breaks about twenty
acres of land a day.
Mrs. MacQueen desires to an-
nounce to the public that she has
removed her stock of millinery
from the Wa'cott block to the
Ryan building on the east side of
square. There she has much
more room to display the large
stock of fashionable millinery she
has received. She assures her
former patrons and the ladies gen-
erally that she has on display
all the newest of the new styles
in headwear, and that her prices
will be satisfactory to all.
The Honey Grove Poultry As-
sociation recently elected officers
for the ensuing year as follows:
S. B. Baker, president; Ben Bur-
ras, B. N. Bledsoe, I. M. Davis,
vice-presidents; A. S. Galbraith,
secretary; Deacon Schreiber, as-
sistant secretary; F. E. Wood,
treasurer. Nov. 24 and 25 were
fixed as the dates of the next an
nual poultry show. All who feel
an interest in the raising of bet
ter poultry are urged to hand in
their names for membership in
the Association at once.
Miss May Belle Smith, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Smith,
formerly of this city, but now of
Fort Worth, was operated on for
appendicitis Monday. The first
reports which came concerning
her condition were very unfavor-
able, but Wednesday the good
news came that she was improv-
ing and that prospects were good
for a speedy recovery.—[Later-
Yesterday morning a telephone
message stated that Miss Smith
was not so well, and it was fear-
ed she could not recover. Mrs.
R. J. Thomas and Miss Dupee
Lane went to Fort Worth in re-
sponse to the message.]
East Side Square.
Mrs. J. P. King went to Brown-
wood Tuesday for a two weeks'
visit with her son, Mr. Walter
King, and family.
Prickly Ash Bitters cures disease of
the kidneys, cleanses and strengthens
the liver, stomach and bowels.—Black
& Little, special agents.
Mrs. E. C. Armstrong, of Ida-
bel, Okla., spent Sunday and
Monday in the city, the guest of
Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Carpenter.
Mr. J. T. Holt,of Mineral Wells,
has been here this week looking
after business' interests. He was
badly bruised in a runaway acci-
dent last week and has not fully
recovered from the effects there-
Mr. Lewis Clark and family,
formerly of Honey Grove, but
now of near Petty, were recently
victims of small pox. Mr. and
Mrs. Clark and Claude all had
the disease, but in very mild
form. All have fully recovered.
Hon. B. Q. Evans, of Green-
ville, ' candidate for Congress,
spent Saturday here meeting our
people. This was his first visit
here and he paid our town many
compliments. He said that he
would visit Honey Grove again
in the near future and deliver an
address in the interest of his can-
Nervous weakness or palpitation of
the heart indicates disorder in the
stomach and indigestion. Prickly Ash
Bitters is a wonderful remedy in such
cases. It cleanses, strengthens and
regulates the stomach, liver and bow-
elsj removes the cause of the heart
symptoms and builds up a strong and
vigorous body.—Black & Little,special
A gentleman who lives near
Telephone was in the city Tues-
day and stated that it was feared
Miss Etta Hawkins,of Telephone,
who was injured in a runaway ac-
cident two weeks ago, could not
recover. She and her mother
and sister were returning home
from a funeral when the horse
took fright and ran away. Miss
Etta Hawkins wasjthrown again8t
a tree. Her mother and sister
were also painfully injured.
The party of fishermen which
recently returned from Horse-
shoe lake made a great catch.
Thqy did not, like most fisher-
men, depend upon their state-
ments to convince their friends of
their success, but returned with
the fish, which spoke much loud-
er than idle words. One very in-
teresting catch was made by Mr.
Meeks Ware. It was not a fish,
but a shot gun of the type used
thirty years ago. There are no
names on the gun to show its
ownership but Mr. Ware is of the
opinion that it belongs to som§
murderer, who threw it in the
lake to hide hia crime. Thi8 view
is strengthened by the fact that
a few days since a farmer who
lived not far from the lake plow
ed up a skeleton. Mr. Ware con-
tends that that the murderer kill
ed his man, buried him in a field
and then threw his gun into the
For a Cleaner City.
In obedience to a resolution passed
by the City Council I hereby designate
Monday, March 21st, as "Clean-Up"
Bay. The city will remove all inde-
structible rubbish, such as tin cans,
scrap tin, etc., where the owners" or
occupants of premises will put such
rubbish in boxes, barrels or sacks, or
pile it where it can be easily reached
with the wagons. All rubbish that
can be is expected to be burned. The
wagons will start early Monday morn-
ing, March 21st, and everyone is urged
to begin the work of gathering up his
rubbish in time to have it ready when
the wagon calls for it, otherwise you
will be missed. We have a reputation
for a pretty and clean town; now, in
order to sustain this reputation, let ev-
ery citizen do his duty and lend a
helping hand to this necessary and
progressive effort toward a cleaner
and more healthful town. All are cau-
tioned against allowing children to
burn trash; for the safety of person
and property men should superintend
the burning of the rubbish.
S. H. Gardner, Mayor.
Good sound ear corn for sale in
my barn at Honey Grove, Texas.
—Mrs. Lucy Atkinson. 3tl8
Miss Ava Willson received her
commission yesterday as census
enumerator for Wards No. 1 and
2. If the other enumerators have
been appointed we failed to get
the names. - The work of taking
the census will begin April 15.
Mr. W. A. Lee, farmer, school
teacher, hog raiser and expert
fisherman, of near Lamasco, paid
the Signal an appreciated call
Saturday. Mr. Lee ia one of the
men the high price of living is
not worrying, and the reason is
that he's a seller, not a buyer.
He informed us that he had a
surplus of hogs last year and now
has about forty hams for market.
He marketed a few Saturday and
they netted him a few cents more
than §4 each.
Mr. J. P. King, who returned
from Austin last Friday after at-
tending the sessions of the Grand
Lodge of Odd Fellows, reports
the most enthusiastic meeting ot'
Odd Fellows ever held in the
state. About 3,000 delegates
were in attendance. During the
meeting the degrees of Odd Fel-
lowship were conferred upon Gov.
Campbell, Attorney General
Lightfoot and ex-Attorney Gen-
eral Davidson. Mr. King said
he found Prof. F. M. Bralley one
of the busiest and most popular
men in Austin.
Your Roof Should Be
Texaco Roofing properly
applied will make it so.
Ask for information. ::
For household use
FAMILYLITE OIL AND
TEXACO STOVE GASOLINE
are the best and the safest.
The Texas Company
General Offices: Houston
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Dr. R. C. McDonald left Wed-
nesday for Bells, Tennessee. He
will spend about ten days with
relatives there and then accept
service with the medical corps of
the United States army, a posi-
tion to which he was appointed
Borne weeks since. The doctor
made many friends in Honey
Grove, who regret that he is not
to continue with us, butmll re-
joice over his good fortune in se-
curing the appointment. He did
not know when he left Honey
Grove to what post hs will be as-
More ladies visited the stores
of Honey Grove Tuesday than on
any day for many months and
this is not surprising since it was
opening day. As men gather
around spread - eagle orators
when a warm political campaign
is on, yea, even as ants assem-
ble round the bung-hole of a
molasses barrel in the summer,
even so do the fair creatures
gather when new headwear
is on display. The three millin
ery emporiums of the city made
beautiful showings Tuesday of
the newest styles of hats. A man
never knows much about hats,
and it would be easy enough for
a saleslady to palm off a last
year's hand-me-oown on a genus
homo for a fashionable Gaines
borough hat, but the ladies know,
and they tell us that this season's
hats are "just lovely." We take
the word of the feminine judges
without question, and here give
expression to the hope that every
woman and girl in the country
will soon be canopied with a
headpiece i n perfect htirmony
with her complexion and becomr
ing to her particular type of
W. F. GRAVES, Agent,
Deafness Cannot be Cured
by local applications, as they cannot reach the
diseased portion of the ear Thei'fe is only one
way to cure deafness, and that is by constitu-
tional remedies. Deafness is caused by an in-
flamed condition of the mucous lining of the
Eustachian Tube When this tube is inflamed
you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hear-
ing, and when it is entirely closed, deafness is
the result, and unless the inflammation can be
taken out and this tube restored to its normal
condition, hearing will be destroyed forever;
nine cases out of ten are caused by catarrh,
which is nothing but an inflamed condition of
the mucous surfaces.
We will give one hundred dollars for any case1
of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that cannot be
cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for circu-
lars, free. F. J. CHENEY & CO..
Sold by druggists, 75c
Tak« Hall'8 Family Pills for constipation.
PAN CAKE FEAST.
Come one, come all, to the Pan Cake
At Allen Diedrick's; do not pass us by.
Take lunch with us instead of going
You will help the ladies, M. E. Church
Circle No. 1.
All you can eat for just a quarter,
Of cakes, Maple Syrup, coffee and but-
ter ; „
From 5:30 to 8 :30 on Tuesday, March
Come and bring another with you.
Piano Tuning and to Piano Owners.
Mr. Mack Stauffer states that
he does not sell his talent for com-
mercial purposes, that he has
more than once refused positions
offered by Dallas Music houses,
that the wages offered and paid to
tuners by them are very low and
measly. That being one of the
founders of an organization,which
haa more than 1000 members and
is still growing, and that when a
man of genius like Paul G. Meh-
lin, of New York City, and Pres-
ident of the piano manufacturers
association indorse one of the
founders of this organization in
"music trades" what is the use
to worry over that which is nuga-
tory. He will be glad to serve
his regular customers on hia next
trip in August, 1910.
The seven-yaar-old son of Mr.
Ellis, who lives on the Under-
wood farm,two miles west of Win-
accident Menday. The boy and
dom, was the victim of a serious
his little sister were playing be-
hind the bed, and on the wall in
a rack was a shot gun, only a
few feet from the floor. In play-
ing the little girl knocked the gun
from the rack and when it struck
the floor it was discharged, the
load taking effect in the boy's leg,
below the knee. A physician was
nastily summoned and dressed
the wound. H e informed u a
Tuesday that the child was get-
ting along reasonably well and he
did not believe amputation would
Watch-DojfThat Wouldn't Watch.
Pay more for Devoe; be glad to. It
is full-measure and honest.
Paint is a watch-dog. How would
you like a watch-dog that wouldn't
watch from two to five o'clock in the
morning? That?s short measure.
How would you like a watch-dog
that had a way of wagging his tail at a
burglar? That's false paint. The
burglar is rain and snow.
Go by the name: Devoe lead-and -
5 Black & Little.
New Trial Re.used.
A motion for a new trial in the
case of the state vs. Robert Mor-
timore, convicted of embezzle-
ment last week and given a aen-
tence of two yeara in the peniten-
tiary, was argued before Judge
Denton last Friday. The motion
was overruled and notice of ap-
peal was given. Mortimore for-
merly resided in Bonham but is
at present a resident of Green-
ville. While in Bonham he was
very popular in social circles.
We had no meeting last Sun-
day on account of the closing ser-
vices of the protracted meeting at
the Methodist church, but of
course will have the regular
meeting from 3 to 4 o'clock next
Sunday. Subject, "As a Man
Thinketh;" Harry Blocker, lead-
er. Everybody is cordially in-
The Podunk Limited.
This laughable play will be seen
at the auditorium Friday night,
March 25th, under the auspices
of the Methodist ladies, Circle No
2. Home talent will have entire
charge, and more laughs are
guaranteed than were ever be-
fore crowded into a single enter-
tainment. Watch bills for pro-
Japalac makes a wonderful im-
provement around home; you
can apply it. We have just re-
ceived an elegant supply.—Black
Use Mebane's Triumph Cotton
Patent Suction Plates
Dr. F. W. Hill
Phone 80-2 Rings
Honey Grove. Tex
EASTER MARCH 27
Telephone N o . 2 O 5
J Business Chances. J
I have several cows and young
calves for sale.—Gib Smith.
Brown Leghorn eggs for sale, $1
per setting.—C. B. Joiner.
House for rent—On West Mark-
et street.—See or 'phone C. S.
Small quantity of good-, sound
Johnson grass hay for sale.—L
C. LaMaster. 3tl8
For sale—Baled oats, $20 per
ton, at my barn, 2 milea southeast
of town.—G. L. Hall.
Money to loan on farms. We
buy and extend- vendor's lien
notes.—Scott & Baldwin, Paris,
For rent.—My residence in Hon-
ey Grove will be for rent or sale
after Feb. 16.—Mrs. W. H. Saf-
farrans, Ada, Okla.
Clarksville Defeats Commission
The people of Clarksville voted
on the proposition to change to a
commia8ion form of government
Tuesday, the vote standing 11 for
to 87 against the commission.
When the election was called it
was believed the commission
would carry, but after investiga-
tion the people decided the com-
mission form would not suit aa
small a town as Clarksville and
the vote was nearly unanimous
The revival meeting at the
Methodist church closed Sunday
night. Aa a result of the meet-
ing thirty-five new members were
received into the church.
The following merchants only
handle Eupion oil: Williamson-
Spelce Co., Underwood Co., and
Trout Bros. Don't be fooled by
others claimfng to sell you
these garments are iden-
tical in style, tailoring
and quality with those
which are being sold and
worn to-day on Fifth Av-
enue and Broadway in
please remember this is
the only high-grade New
York line sold in Honey
we cart fit you up in a
suit in all the new grays,
tans or serges at your
own price. We have them
all the way from
$10 to $30
Come in and let us show
you through. If we can't
sell you we will show you
the correct styles for the
Alfred Benjamin .# (gompanf
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