Denton County News. (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 12, No. 42, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 28, 1904 Page: 4 of 8
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The Denton County News.
Published Every Thnrslay Morning.
By News Publishing Co.
Editors nu Proprietor!*.
'iVokth 3. Hay, Manager.
tr.lcred at tho Posloflloo In Uentou, Texan, as
actond-class mail matter.
op Publication Haley
jildinq, East Sh>f miuhhu.
THURSDAY, JAN. 28, 19C4.
'Phone No. 8v.
A Lumber of prominent politicians
from different parts of the btate met in
Dallas last Satmday for tbe purpose of
holding a conference on the Willacy bill.
Those present at this conference, accord-
ing to the newspaper reports, were
Senators Willacy of Port!ind; Staf-
ford of Silreota, Paulusof Hullettsville;
Walter Q. Gresbam of Galveston;
Messrs. <"abel, Slmw, Pad^et and Hud
son. of Dallas; Rice, Richardson and
Ikard of Houston; Bryan of Elpaso;
Pendleton of Bel Ion: Onioo of San An-
tynlo; Littlefield of Austin; Lockett of
Texarknnn; Lacey of Palestine; Daniel
of Lufkin; Perry of Hamilton; Davis of
Ellis; Morgan of Hunt; t'ate of Wood;
J-tradley ot Denton and Dills of Slier
One member of the conl'eientJ assert-
ed tnat the recent decision 01 the conn
of criminal appeals did not cover all
points that the friends of the Willacy
Even though the court decision did
not cover everything, however it w
safer to have the Willacy idea stated
clearly in statutory enactment tbau to
depend on the uncertainty of jonrts;
another bench, on a future case, might
deolde differently from what the present
body did on Wednesday last on the enst
from Cooke county.
On this line of reasoning, it is learned
the conference concluded to go into the
coming legislative campaign on the af
firmative of tbe Willacy idea.
It was learned after adjournment to-
night that it was decided to make a
(traight open fiijht within the Demo
cratic party for legislation along the
lines of the Willacy bill, that failed in
the last legislature. The proposition to
make a still hunt campaign for the con
trol of the legislature was overwhelming
ly defeated, and the proposition to fight
nut the issue "in the open" had only two
I It was also learned that another meet
icg is to be neld in Dallas two weeks
from now, at which a plan of campaign
will be fully arranged. It is more than
probable that ac that meeting a lar^e
state convention will be called to pu
the Campaign within the Democratic
party fully np to the flout, with com
mittees, speakers and workers fully
And so the gauntlet is thrown down
to the local optionists of Texas. Thi
r*al issue is, "Shall the local option law
of Texas remain in its present stite of
efficiency, or shall it be practically
abolished in that part which now per
rnits counties as a whole, by county
election, to pass and enforce it V—for the
latter is the effect of what the whiskey
ring and its fca-kers seek to have the
next legislature of Texas to do, and
they are now organizing to elect meu to
tbe legislature to accomplish that pur-
pose. They purpose to mask this issue
under the specious, 'out fallacious, plea
of equalizing certain previsions of tbe
law, when, in truth what they propose
and what they want to do, instead oi
equalizing as they call it, would utterly
nullify and destroy the law so that a
u juuty as a whole could not pass and
enforce it if there were in that county
a precinct, city or town having an
"anti" major ty. because as soou as
the county voted the law, such precinct,
city or town i onld by election, repeal
it within its lirni ,s and the til-u county
as such, would no longer have local op-
tion. The salooult.es hive been ener-
getic and resourceful in the tactics
they have used In their attempt to stiin
the tide of loaal option sentiment thit is
establishing th>. law iu the majority of
oonnties in this ^reat state, but a!t to
little avail. They have tried literature;
they have tried oratory and debate;
they have tried money; they baye tried
politicians and political influence; they
have tried injunctions aud courts and
many other methods, an 1 notwithstand-
ing all this, the sentiment that the 8a-
Ix>n most go, grows stronger aud more
popular iu the minds of the people ev-
ery day. Aud now they have deter
mined to elect a legi-Iature th«t will
plunge a daggei into the heart of the
local option law. It has been known
for some time that this scheme was
elandrstmely worked. Several in-e ■
tags h ive heretofore been held hi
hind closed doors for the proiuottoa of
this objec', aud 110 doubt secret organ-
ization has beet. had to that end but at
their list meeting they resolved to
make tbe figbt openly. The Xews
commends these gentlemen for deter-
mining to make an open tight on the
question. Now this issue is to be
forced upon tbe democrat? of Texas.
They will meet the ;&sue a id settle it
TLe people of Dentuti c unity are e»-
leciaily interested 111 having the law
remain to its present state of tfti_-i-ncy,
uot only for the moral aud financial
benefit of oar own people, bat ahu on
account of the splendid institatiuus of
learning I ousted in oar whjii
welfare ind prosperity oar pe v'" are
under obligati >u to prot<»:( au I r wi.r.
THE NEW ELECTION LAW.
Much has been written and published
iu the press of ihe state auent tbe new
orTerfell election law—the wouder-
fnl creation of the last legislature.
The esteemed Dallas New< has great
fear that the law will be rrpialed, as it
states in a recent issue that "there ap-
peal s to be a concerted effort to com-
pass the repeal of the new election law.''
ai d proceeds to question the motives of
those who are opposed to this cumber-
some, drastic and veritable "hotch-
p itrh'' law, that attaches penalties tor
a violation of certain parts of the law
that intelligent and patriotic officers
that have Wen appointed will almost
le detered from holding elections for
fear of violatiug some of its provisions;
to say nothing of the poor, unsophisti-
cated voter, who desires to exercisa the
elective franchise, without asking tbe
advice of some astute aud erudite limb
of the law just how the thing can be
done and the voter run no risk of be
ing mulcted by a fine for not possessing
the knowledge of the aforesaid lawyer.
As for the poor candidate he is up
against it good and strong, he is bog
tied and ham strung; in the promise-1
he must uot make, whether good, bad
or indifferent, neither can he have his
great merits known as a great and
mighty statesman without paying reg-
ular advertising rates, and even the
poor editor who takes a cigar or other
vallien thing as a consideration for ad-
vocating or opposing the election of
anyone, except "as is provided" in the
law, and as tbe editor has no time to
examine the intricacies of this wonder-
ful bill passed by the immortal Twenty-
ninth legislature, he will be compelled
to saw wood and say nothing for fear of
being declared guilty of a misdemeanor
aud serve bis county at the rock pile or
chain gang, thereby leaving his intelli-
gent aud patriotic readers in ignorance
of the many virtues aud wonderful
abilities of some can Mates and the
puerility, lax virtues and ignorance of
The News is willing ts admit that iu
the larger cities some drastic provisions
in the election laws are necessary to
protect the purity 0f the ballot and
prevent Ihe perpetration of frauds by
tbe bum element that is generally con-
trolled by corporations and the saloon,
but to argue that the same restrictions
aud safeguards are necessary in the
smaller towns and rural voting boxes is
a slander against our intelligent aud
In so far as the pol. tax requirement
as a prerequisite to voting is concerned
the News has no complaint—and the
News believes if the old law governing
elections iu this state had been amend
ed to conform to ths requirements of
the cjnstitntion as amende 1 in 1902,
making the payment of the poll tax as
a prerequisite to voting by those who
are subject to such tax, with additional
restrictions in cities oyer 10,000 inhabi-
tants, thereby protecting them from
the evil influences of the saloon iu city
politics aud the power of corporation!
would be all that any reasonable citi-
zen would have demanded. The News
would have the same safeguards and
restrictions thrown around the prima-
ry elec ions aud make them uniform
throughout the state, as the primary
election is in reality the electiou in this
state. The News suggests that distin-
guished statesmen who voted for the
passage of this electiou law might en-
lighten the voters upon its good points.
IJeutoa county farmers are all feel-
ing go )d over the prospets for a fine
wheat; crop the ooming season.
Sam Jones, the noted Georgia preach-
er, is one of the most powerfal w»n in
the pnlpit iu America, but when he
gets to talking polit'u-i he can J-tay as
many foolish things as aaybody. He is
now scoring our Tex is senators for op-
posing ihe ratification of tho Panama
treaty. He siys that t ie nam^-i of
Dnlbersoij and Btilny will be Dennis.
Texas, he think-1, wants the canal, aud
if the de uocraU o,ipole it, lie can beat
them at the next election with a "yal-
ler'' dog. Sam is erratic, but w« did
not think he would advocate the se-
curing of a canal at the price of nation-
al honor. A nati in's honor ought to be
above price, and if we must sacrifice
the canal or onr honor as a nation, let
it be tho former. —Bonham News.
THE FIFTH SUNDAY
ABOUT THE "BLUES"
What Is known as the ••Blues'
Is seldom occasioned by actual exist-
ing external conditions, but In the
great majority of cases by a disorder-
ed LIVER I-
THIS IS A FACT
which may be demonstra-
ted by trying a course of
They control and regulate tho LIVER.
They bring hope and bouyancy to the
mind. They bring health and elastic-
ity to the body.
' TAKE NO SUBSTITUTE.
CHURCH NEWS NOTES.
Denton County Ituptlst Will Convene T -
morrow Ht llollvar In tills Couuty-
MK. CULBERSON'S STAND.
Secretar/ Wade of the Waco Busiuess
Men's club is iu receipt of the following
letter from Senator Culberson in re-
sponse to the resolutions recently
adopted by the club favoring the Pan-
ama treaty and asking Senators Bailey
and Culberson to vote for its ratifica-
United States Senate, Washington,
D. C., Jan. 18, 1904. — Vlr. Homer D.
Wade, secretary, Waco, Texas: Dear
Sir—I write to acknowledge receipt of
your note of the 13th instant, with en-
closed resolutions al jpted by the Busi-
ness Men's club of Waco aud iu reply
to same say that for reasons published
in the daily papers of Texas 011 the lOch
instant, as well as for others not therein
given, I cannot vote to ratify the treaty
with the so-called Panama republic.
Very truly yours,
c. A. Culberson.
The gentlemen composing tie Waco
Business Men's club are certainly uot
surprised at the above reply of Senato"
Culberson? How could they bs af;er
just having read his strung letter of tbe
10th inst, setting out fully bis views on
the Panama treaty? Of course they
had the right to petition him to vote in
accordance with their views. The right
of the people or any number of them to
uetition our officers and representatives
is an inalienable right, a vtluiole right
never to be denied theai, but thotu gen-
tlemen coull not reasonably presume
that our Texas seuat irs, who are be
lieved t> be equal in point of ability to
those ot any other -tate after h iving
Follow rig is tho program arranged
for the Fifth Huuday meeting of tho
Denton County Baptist association
which convenes at Bolivar taiuorrow:
10. Devotional services by J B Sig-
10:80. Pastor's duty to the Church
aud people; aud Members' Duty to the
Pastor.—D O Hanst, W F Burton,
11. Sermon by Bro. Knight.
2 The Prerequisites of aLiveChnrch.
—W C Lattimore, W E Hodges.
3. The Demand for Soul winners.—
J M Talley, J N Rayzor.
7. Experience Meeting, led by W L
7:30. Sermou by W C Lattimore.
9:30. Devotional.—A R Tycou.
10. Our Mission Work and the
Churches' Duty to it.— H D Heath, Fiu-
nis Smith and S E Anderson.
10:30. How to Get Every Member
Interested in Missions. - -j H Heathiug
ton, H R Long and W A Smith.
2. The Relation of the Church to
the Sunday School.—H C McBrayer,
W E Hammock and W L Buster.
2:30. How to Gain an Interest in the
Sunday School and How to Keep it.—
W L Lanford, J P Laurauce and J B
3. The Qualifications of Teachers
aud Their Duty as Regards the Salva-
ion of Their Pupils.—J F Amos, Ervin
Bishop and Henry Lanford.
3:30. How to Prepare a Sunday-
School Lesion.—Bro. Knight aud R H
7. Prayer Serviee, led by G T Mc-
9:30. Sunday School Talks.—W Y
Baruett, H M Mitchell and others.
Miss Obkra Jarvis, )
A. Gunnels, f Com.
The walking sick, what
a crowd of them there are:
Persons who are thin and
weak but not sick enough
to go to bed.
"Chronic cases" that's
what the doctors call them,
which in common English
I o stop the continued
loss of flesh they need
Scott's Emulsion. For the
feeling of weakness they
need Scott's Emulsion.
It makes new flesh and
gives new life to the weak
Scott's Emulsion gets
thin and weak persons out
of the rut.
WORLD'S FAIR PKOOttESS.
Th« World's Fair commission
announce* Mint", additional fn»nl*?arh im-
peratively newssnry to carry out its
plans. Some sections of the state, *-he
committed nava, have done fairly well
in contributing towards tbe expense of
the enterprise, and that the bnsiness in-
terests have done nil that could b* ex-
1 peoted of tbein: but that other sections,
| s» ctions, too, which may expect to rnap
tbe greatest benefits, have not contrib-
uted their share. The committee says
the short time remaining, and the ex-
pense of making persona] solicitati.mr,
render that method impossible, there-
lore it makes a direct persona! appeal
to the people for voluntary subscrip-
tions. Concerning this matter tbe
"Tfxas cannot afford and must not
fail to have such an exhibit at St.
Louis as will be the pride of every citi-
zen in the state who visits the exsosi-
sition. A small contribution from
eacn of her citizens and a contribution
which will not be felt or remembered,
will make it possible to make such ex-
hibit as no other state in the American
union can make. We present to yon a
direct question: Will you personally
make this contribution on your part?
If you will, will you on your own mo-
tion Henri the same either fo the oflWieof
General Manuger Wortbam, at- Dallas,
or direct to the treasurer, Royal A.
Ferris, president National Exchange
Bank, Dallas, Tenas. If you will do
this, do it at once."
The commission feels that the Texas
exhibit will depend in a large measure
011 the rt spouse of the people to this ap-
Cures RheuinatUm and Catarrh —
Medicine sent Free.
Seud no money—simply write and try
Botauic Blood Halm at our expense
Botanic Blood Balm (B. B. B.) kills or
destroys the poison in the blood which
causes the awful aches in back and
shoulder blades, shifting pains, difficulty
in moving fingers, toes or legs, bone
pains, swollen muscles and joints or
rheumatism, or the foul breath, hawk-
ing, spitting, droppings in throat, bad
hearing, specks flylug before t^e eyes, I
all played out feeling of catarrh, Bo- !
tanic Blood Balm has cured hundreds
of cases of 30 or 40 years standing after j
doctors, cot springs and patent medici. 1
des had all failed. Most of these cured i
patients had taken Blood B ilm as a last |
resort. It is especially advised for \
chronic, deep-seated cases. Impossible i
for anyone to suffer the agonies or sym- 1
ptoms of rheumatism or catarrh while
or after taking Bloo Halm. It makes
the blood pure and rich, thereby giving |
a healthy blood snpplv. Cures are per-
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drug stor s$1. per large pottle. Sample j
of Blood Balm sent free and prepaid I
also special medical advise by describing 1
your trouble and writing Blood Balin
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Blood Balm is better than a thousand
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The Cumberland rrenbyterlaii Cliurch.
Sunday school 9:45 a. m. and preach
ing 11 a. m. and 7:80 p. in.; C. B. 0:80
Joseph Cukky, Pastor.
l'lrnt lliijii 1st Church.
Regular .services Snaduy >is follow*;
Sunday School nt a. in . W l1' Jtir-
rell, superintendent, iuvhc iinif at U *•
in. and 7:ii0 p. in. Younij I'.-opI-. V
meetings lit 8:30 p. 111
W 0 Lattimore, P.utor.
IU . I-: Church. Smith
Services for the ween are in follows
Sunday school, l):S)U a. in.; preachin-'
II a. in.; claHS meeting, .1 p. m ; Junior
League, 4 p. ill.; Senior Lciiigne, 0 p.m.;
preaching, 7:H'i p. in., prayer meeting
Wednesday evening at 7:30.
T. H. MORRIS, Pastor
l- lrnt PiM-tihylci iiiii
Presbyterian Church—Sabbath school
nt 0:45 a. m.
Preaching at 11 a. 111 , and at 7:80 p. m.
Pray9r meeting on every Wednesday
evening at 7:80 o'clock.
Preaching at Brown's school house on
every first Sunday In the afternoon at
3:80* C. L. Hogue; pastor
FlrHt Christian Church.
Sunday school at 9:4) a.m., W. M,
Taylor superintendent. Preaching at
11 a.m. and 7:15 p.m. Prayer meeting
and Bible study Wednesdays 7:80
p. m. Choir rehearsal Saturday 7:80
H. K.Hallam. Pastor.
Church of ChrinL—Pearl Sir««l.
Services for the week as follows: Sun-
day. 10 a. in., Bible lessous; 11 a. m.
and 7:80 p. m. preaching; Wednesday,
7:80 ,) uj. prayer meeting; Saturday,
7:80 p.m. song practice. All are in-
vited to services.
Foy E. Wallace, Minister.
Oak Street >1. K. Church.
Services at the Oak Street M. E.
Church for next Sunday are as follows:
Sunday school 9:80 a m, preaching 11
a m and H p m, children's meeting 8 p !
m Epworth League 7 p m. Midweek
p m Thursday 8 p m.
Very cordial invitation is extended !
to all. J. M. Jackson, Pastor, i
$ioo Reward $ioo
The readers of this paper will be ,
pleased to learn that there is at least
one dreaded disease th:it science has
been able to cure iu all its stages, and
that is catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure is
j the only positive cure known to the
medical fraternity. Catarrh being a
constitutional disease, requires a con-
stitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh
Cure is taken internally, acting directly
upon the blood and mucous surfaces of
the system, thereby destroying the
foundation of the disease, and giving
the patient strength by building up the
constitution and assist nature in doing
its work. Tne proprietors have so
much faith in its curative powers, that
they offer One Hundred Dollars for any
ase that it fails to cure. Hend for list
Address, F. J. CHENEY & Co.,
Toledo, O. Sold by Druggists, 75c.
Hall's Family Pills are the bast. Jan
Masonic School Closes.
The Masonic school of instruction,
which was being held by the .Masons at
this place closed last Saturday night,
i There have been a number of visitors
i to the school from different points
throughout the county, and it is thougut
t that much good has been accomplished*
4,I don't think wo could lefop
house without Thedford's Iliack-
DraiiffM Wo have used it in the
family for over two years with tho
bent of roHiilfcs. I have not had a
doetorin th- house for that length
r.ftiine. It in a doctor in itRelf and
always r ad v to make a person well
and i.appy • IAMK8 HALL, Jack-
Because this great medicine
relieves stomach pains, frees tho
constipa'.• I bowels and invigor-
ates the torpid liver and weak-
is necessary in the home where
Thedford's lilaclc-Draught, is
kept. Families living in the
country, miles from any physi-
cian, have been kept in health
for years with this medicine as
their only doctor. Thedford's
Black - Draught cures bilious-
ness, dyspepsia, colds, chills and
fever, had blood, headaches,
diarrhoea, constipation, colic
and almost every other ailment
because the stomach, bowels
liver and kidneys so nearly con-
trol the health.
Held itn Interesting 'Weetlng at the On
house on I.hki Friday .Mglit- \ Slock
The Denton Literary Society held a
very interestincr meeting at th* court
house on last Friday night, there bsing
a fairly good attendance. After the us-
ual minutes had been read and approved
by the society and the roll Lad been
called a very interesting program was
carried out the feature of which was
the trial <>f Horace Wi hers poo a for
After a strougly contented cis^ in
which each side was ably repress *«d
the jury rendered a verdict of gn .lt>
and assessed his fie at 10 cents.
The reading of the Journal and the
Mr. John H. Cullotn, Editor of the
iarlaud, Texas, News, has written a
• letter of congratulations to the manu-
facturers of Chamberlain's Cough Re-
medy as follows: "Sixteen years ago
, when our first child was a baby he was
subject to croup spells and we wjuld be
very uneasy about him. We began
using Chamberlain's Cough Remedy in
1 1«(J7, and finding it such a reliable re
! medy for colds and croup, we have never
beeu without it in the house since that
] time. We have five children and hav<
given il to all of them with good results,
One good feature oi this remedy is that
it is no!; disagreeable to take aud our
babies really like it. Another is that it
is not dangerous, and there is no risk
from giving an overdose. I congratu
late yon upon the success of your re-
medy." For sale by J. A. Minnis.
CITATION BY PUBLICATION
The State of Texas.
To the Sheriff or any Constable of Den-
ton county, Greeting:
Oath having been made an required by law
You are hi roby commanded to summon the un-
known heirs of John -V. Kink', debased, and
the unknown heirs u' II. J H title, d>-<-c is a, by
making publication of this Citation on< <• i i < a -h
week for eight successive weeks previous • » the
return day hereof, in some newspaper published
in your County, if there be a news, ip.-r pub-f
lished therein, but il'not, then in any newspa-
per published in the ltith Judicial District; but
if there lie no newspaper published in said .Ju-
dicial District, then in a newspaper published in
the nearest District to said r'-iii -Judicial I is-
irict. to apixsar at r»*<Hrr n-rm of tho
District Court of Denton County, t) r.old<-n
at the Court House thereof. in Denton, IVxas,
on the sixth Monday arter the second .Monday in
January A. D. the same being tie* J.Ind
day of February A. D. iyu-1, then and th-re to
answer a pe tition tiled in said Court on the Kith
dav of December A. D. UM in a suit numbered
on the docket of said Court No. 3V»77, wherein
II II Ueeker is Plaintiff, and the unknown heirs
of John NV. King, deceased, and th.- unknown
heirs of K. J. Battle, deceased, arc Defend-
ants, an<I said petition alleging:
That plaintiff 1» the owner, m actual posses-
sion of, and holding a fee simple title to iU acres
of land situated in Denton County, I and
being a part of the most southern survey of a
:L'U acre tract of land in the name of J. \N . King;
beginning at the s.W. Cor. of said original sur-
thence K .Vl7's varas to William shirks i.«)
If so, this is nol addressed to
you, but if you want to sell the
real estate you own, I want to help
I have made arrangements
whereby I sgal! be able to handle
more real estate in the future than
has ever been sold in Denton coun-
ty, Texas, and if you really want
to sell 1 can he p you do so, if you
will make a reasonable price on
your land. 1 do not want to iist
your property-if you do not want
to sell bad enough to make a rea
Let me tald the mattee over with
R. A. Terrill.
Office in the Courthouse,
When You Ride
You want the best;
You always get the best
when y;;ii go to
C. LIPSCOMB, JR'S.
Hoarding Horses Carefully Looked*
After. :: :: Phone g.
Thousands Have Kidney Trouble
and Don't Know it.
thoroughly considered the question aud , rich blood, strengthens the
published t„ the c mntry tb«ir opmiou, ncrves ancJ ,rjves appetite
on the subject could b» induced to I - r j
change their avowed inteutio » of Vitin^ | *0^ Ordinary IOOCI.
agaio»t the trettj simply b^aset they Scott's I'tn .jlsion Can be
passed a resolution requesting them to ! . .
do so. Under the circa instances, tneir as lOllJJ tlS SlCKnCSS
letter was no doubt regarded b/ rf *na lasts and do ^'OOd all the
tor Cnlbersou more in the li^ht of a ^ j
protest toan otherwi-*e and heuce they
could exjitx't none otb?r thiu the direct
and positive answer which ti«»y re-
recitation of a poem by Alvin Ows.'ey
11 makes new |won a ^reHt ^eal of applause.
Tbe Kiiaj) Jonritl nnl-r Bia.i
agemea of O. L. Ha.xil oa is fpcwdiAK
In an interview pnbli^hed since h.i
return in>ui Europe William Jenniu^s
Bryan announces that be secured one
new idea while away, which idea, how-
ever, he refuse* to make public. Mr.
Bryau should unbosom himself and
uot keep the people iu suspense too
A gool pr« «rHiu was arranged to bt
carried out at the next meeting, which
will be held atthe<v)urt r.ousetomorrow
CurtU Af 11 r f ulf.rin^ For 10 V&Ars.
13. F. Hare, Snpt Miami Cyrlo A Mfg.
Co., Middletowt , O. suflered f »r te i
years with dy-|»epsia. He H^eit hun-
dreds of liais f ,r medicine and witii
doctors without receiving eny ;«rw>in
ent benefit. He »y-: "One nirht while
feeling exc pti rnally bad I was about to j
throw down tbe evening p'ij**r when 1
saw an item iu *he paper regarding the
nw rits of K >dol Dyspepsia Cure. I o >a-
clnded to try it and while I had no faith
•• *ur« t'ut pirtur* in in it I felt better after the sr*cond
l*tm •( a UUI M «• ll»« . , , ,
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evidence of kid-
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frequent desire to
pasj it or pain in
the back is also
i convincing proof that the kidneys and blad-
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What to Do.
There is comfort In the knowledge so
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you need a medicine you should have the
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You may have a sample bottle of this
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afcooiattly free by mail.
Address Dr. Kilmer fit
Co.. B:.j$h^zr.ton, N. Y. Vflicn writing men-
I Uon ruk'ir g this generous offer in this paper.
acre tract; thenco N 4-') varas to a stak
corner of naitl 0U acre tract; thence Vj var-
as to a stake in prarie, it beintf the \V iJ line of
Maid survey; thenc S on said line l-'i varas to
place of beginning.
That he claims title to said land una-r th«- live
and ion years Statute of Limitation which im-
pleads, and by mesne conveyances ther.-wf trom
./ w King patentee down to himself; tnat in ms
chain of title to said land was a de« 1 exet ited
by W K < llenn administrator de bonis noil of th>'
estate of John W King lor said ;WU acre survey
lo Will:.tin Kilter in tne year 1859, m ide by or-
der of th>' prubato court of Mntth u-uinty, I x-
;,s in the administration of th- '-stai ui sai i J
\v'Kno4, dec-used, that said deed a- w -II us the
I'ee »rd tle-r'-vif hits been de-s'.ioyed, a:nt no rupy
thereo' ''an l.ie had, that the d.-strut 'i .n oi' ► tid
deed and rtjcord casts acl^ud upon pi iintiu s
till.-to said land, and depreciates tne vale--
thereof; that there was also in his ciiasn of litie
nid transfers to said land, a deed e\e<.-iited l»y
UJ Battle in the year 1871 to E K iiawlins c«»ii-
veying t" said Hawllns l-'i interest in said land,
which deed was duly acknowledged and record-
in th.- deed records of Denton County prior to
the year W.1; that both the said dc-d and rec-
ord thereof have been destroyed, arel such de-
struction casts a cloud upon planum s titl«' t'i
(-aid laud and d"-creases its v uue, and prevents
tho sale thereof; that both the Kiid King and
Uattle are deceased, and that neither the hens
of the said King nor tlie said Battle have ever
asserted any claim to said land, since tne exe-
cution of said deeds; that the name > and resi-
dences or the heirs of the said King aud said
Battle are unknown-
Plaintiff prays for the cancellation and remov-
al or said clouds from his title to said land, aud
that defendant's apparent claim theret ) be can-
celled and same vested out of them and in plain-
tiff, and that his utle to, and possession ot said
land be established.
Herein fail not, but hav) before sail Court,
at its aforesaid next regular term, this writ,
with your return thereon, showing how you
have exacuted the same.
Witness, M 1* t rowder, Cltrk of the Distr. t
Jourt of Denton County.
Given Under My Hand and the S' al of said
Court. >»t oillee in D mton this the 10i.li day oi
December A. D, 11*03.
(atAi., m. P. Chowder. (.:erk,
District Court, Denton County.
CITATION BY PUBLIC v .! >N
The State of Texas
To the Sheriff or Any Constable of Denton
You are hereby commanded to su ntn »n
Thomas B. (.arvin, F. M Wi^girigton, S >.
Ward and Mrs. Nellie Powell, if alive, and if
dead, t'leir unknown heirs, by making publica-
tion of this Citation once in each week f->r eight
c-onsoeutive weeks previous to the return ua\
hereof, in M»ne newspaper published i-i your
juntv, H there be a newspap«r puidi-hed
h»r in, but If not, thenin anynewsptper pub-
shetl in the Sixteenth Judicial liisir.et; but if
there be no newspaper published In said Judi-
ual District, then in a newspaper published in
he nearest district to sai l Mxtecntu Juditilal
)istrlct, to appear al the next regular t'-rrn of
district court of Denton county t«» be bolden at
the court house thereof, in Denton on the sixth
Monday after the second Monday in January.
A, D.. IS«04, tht same being th- Sinit day of
" bruary, A l> , r.4»l, th- n and th«-re to an-
er a put it ion filed In said court on tli- ;iotii
day of December, A. I>., I«UU, In a suit nam
beredou tne docket of said « urt No. 3W),
r«-ir. T. M. ( lay tor is plalntltf, and l homa*
B.Garvin, F. ! Wigelngtoa, S. S. Ward anu
Mrs Nellie Powell, il aiive. and if dead, th-ir
ur,i»n."Wn le it - ate :• -id.u.t-.
tion alleging; That plaintiff Is now and has
been for more than JO years fully d and
pot»a*afted of the tract ot land hereinafter de-
scribed, having actual possession of same,
holding the same in fee aimpb- by regular chain
f Utle from the Mate of Texas down to him.
That a d*»e«i conveying said laud irom Tbosaas
B. (Jar\in is lout or destroyed and the aame l»
not now of record in the deed records of Den-
ton county; that a deed conveying said land l»y
P. M. Wiggtoaton Is lost or destroyed and ih
not of record In the deed records of Demon
xiunty. that * d«ed conveying said land b_.
. S. & ard n* not of record in the ifc .rd>
if l^-nlon cunty, and that a deed tOITHflM
•aid iar»d by Mrs Xellle Powell not record
n the deed records of D -ntun oottljr. and that
ad of sanl deed» hare t>een nwt or ioiroffd;
hst ail "I »a.d <lsid-> being links in puimiii *»
Utle. and a cloud Is thereby c* .t upon plaintiff'»
Office, in Countv Court House,
| *asm xxtfix s
j HoflH Horhh,
j! Office over Long &i McClurkan'tj
P. LIPSCOMB, M. D
Speciol attention 11 din -is m of the
Kve, Ear, Nose and Throat, Spec-
tacles properly fitted. JOach Mon-
day free day. Office over Curtis'
A number of plows, cul-
tivators, disc harrows,
disc plows and one lot of
wood and blacksmith
COBBS & JONES,-
Blacksmiths and Woodworkers
Allen & Bell,
Always on Time.
Baggage to and from all
, - xas,
k bout 17 I iiniies
Denton and patent^
'•eginnlng at a pecan
on four aides, the N. W cor-
lltlo to said iand; that ho h»s had find hold
p«aneiblr and ailvnnt.. -ssion or tho land
hereinafter doscrih-d, ,ittvail„jr. usinK and
en)uynBthe».m.;. pay in- all , "A
< lalmniK saul land undora dood dulv rouiatered
m tit-* ruunty '.r I. » ,,m. .1 nt mcrl ^
than live y- ir. n.'vt r- th!' niuw of Uirf.
suit and plaintiff furth-T rpmsi-nt. that ho'
has had and ho d p. , a,|v,.rs., ' ™ >
slonof thol.nd hon lniiftor .
in«, ou.tivatin^, a-"in^'an-l--ni-iyin/ th ■ hinio
for a pornd or mnrw than ton \ ir-, no\i b.>roro
the'Institution of thla suit; whopToro h« avoM
ho has title to said land l,y liv voars and ten
years limitation; said land being described
follows: hituatt-d In Denton rountv, i%.*
i^Uwi»mUior Dent i»,„t i: i -j„,
south, JUdegrees east <«» D
to Thomas B. Garvin and 1k»i
ner of a a< re survey in th • ame of Wm, A
I rimh.e in th- ■ r
acre survey, a double elm h ars north 31 d»--
tfn-es, weat. '1 l-s varas; thence n «rth at '»<i
vara, a stake In B-,urgor'» « -,t li,"
-ast'.tOTai-a.-, aslak-'.r, ,t• . upr„r .. ,?..!*
south at »iu varas, a small u« n irk. I „®
tour sides on Trluihlrs in,..; th -no* w-.t wii?
rnmble'a lino *-> - v iras.il, . pl.ee of b. ^innifi
containing ISO acres of land K»
liiintlff avers that dorendant. are aasertin.
some kind of claim to said land which^ Z
a cloud upon his tiUe thereto.
Wherefore he prays that cltstlon be s,.rtoJ
o«Mlddelendandsa-th- lav dir-ot. and that
helia»ejud<m..nl r- m vinc . loud from his t,u'
^d r',; «f.^nri*rW,;f'U',U'MnS ltt:"
Herein fail not, but bar
^its aforesaid next regular term, this writ
with yoir return th-t^»nf ahuwU« how you
b . ■ ■ court
at its aforesaid next regiiar t-m »»•»•
with yoir return theism.
^ •: ! f
Witness, M P. frtiwder. clerk of the dUtrtct
court of Denton coontv j»wtci
Given under ray ban! and seal of said <*>«• .-
ifllce In tM»nton tnis, the\ku dsy of D.- • .mh?
4 " _ M I' CaowDuT
Clerk District Coon P—ion t .,ua-
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