The Carbon News (Carbon, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 42, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 24, 1909 Page: 3 of 4
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What Carbon Has.
Six General Merchandise Stores.
Two Drug Stores.
Two New and Up-to-date Gins, constructed at the cost of
One Beef Market.
One Feed and Grain Store.
One Lumber Yard.
Three well equipped Barber Shops.
One Produce House.
One Weekly Newspaper.
One Good Railroad System and another to be built at once.
Two Blacksmith Shops.
One First-class Livery and Feed Stable.
One Photograph Gallery.
About 800 population.
Has Mineral Water that will compare with any in the
State, and a Pavilllion and Bath House second to none.
Its Citizenship is Far-seeing and Entergetic.
It affords the best of Educational Facility.
Is located in one of the best farm and fruit belts in the
Better opportunities for investors could not be found.
Mrs. Bender spent the week
with h r daughter Mrs. Hagar.
Miss Annie Allison ^ho has
been sick at her brother’s at
Carbon was able to be brought
Mis Addie Hext of Dickens is
visiting at Mr. Craghead’s.
Ed Collins and family visited
at Elie Weaver's Sunday.
Oscar Oney and family and
Misses Sallie and V ilna Andrews
and Allie Lang attended the lit-
erary at New Hope Friday night
Rev. A. J. Morgan and family
of Abilene visited in Bear Spring
Mrs. Arthur Turnbow is on
the sick list.
The ice cream supper at Em-
mett Hale’s Saturday night was
enjoyed by a large crowd of
young people, some from New
Hope, Carbon and Center Point
Misses Ada and Noma McEn-
tire visited in our community
What about Carbon having a
trade day? In every town of
any size in this section is a cer-
tain day set apart to trade. Let’s
For three long months we
nave put forth every effort to
hold high our heads and fight
the seemingly harmless little fly,
but alas, we retreat the buzzing.
Huzzing mosquitoes have come.
If you can’t do a little boost-
ing for your town, why just
take a back seat and get out of
the way for we are going to
make Carbon and Carbon coun-
try grow any how, knockers or
Complaints are being made
about stock being staked in the
cemetery and tramping on the
graves. It appears that any
| person would \fiave respects
M. E. CHURCH SOUTH.
Preaching on first and third Sun*
days at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p, m.
Sunday School 10 a. m. every
Sunday. J. R. Foster Supt.
Junior League 3 p. m. every Sun-
day. Mrs. Minnie Poe Pres. >
Senior League 4 p.m. every Sun-
day. W. C. Gorman Pres.
Ladies H. M. F. Society. Mon-
day 3 p. m. after regular preaching
Prayer meeting every Wednes-
Ladies cottage prayer meeting
every Friday 3 p. m.
Eustace P. Swindall P. C.
Preaching on 2nd and -1th Sun-
days at 11a. m. and 7:30 p. m.,
also on Saturday night before.
Sunday School 10 a. m. every
Sunday. W. H. Puett Supt.
B. Y. P. U. 2:45 p. m. every
Sunday, Roy Baughman, Pres.
L. A. S. 3 p. m., on Monday af-
ter the regular preaching service.
Mrs. J. C. Gorman Pres.
Prayer meettng every Tuesday
night. E. L. Springer Pastor
District court meets on first Mon-
days in January and July and holds
County court meets second Mon-
day in March, June, September, and
December and holds six weeks.
Commissioner’s court meets second
Mondays in February, May, August
City council meets 1st Monday
night in each month.
T. H. Dingier, Mayor.
L A W£ite, J E Collins^A" fe'oT-
ton, M V Crossley and W C Gor-
W H Gilbert, Marshal.
BOARD OF SCHOOL
C B Poe, Pres. W C Gorman, Sec.
W L Spencer, Treas. J S Reese,
J FEdmundson, J M Wyatt and
W N Jones.
i enough for the dead to not do
Miss Beulah Boatwright spentj such. Note the Notice on front
the week with her sister Mrs.
Singing here next Sunday eve-
ning. Everybody invited to
come and bring someone with
i. ■ .
With science declaring that
there are typhoid fever germs
it: oysters, tuberculosis in milk
A crowd of young folks enjoy-! “d ■» «*>> *»<• **
ed themselves at Mr. Poe’s Sun-1 s™al I*™* rfcal’
v' . tc. several different kinds of
"“preaching and S. S. next Sun- mise™V" «*
. . . . nonritr 1 ai, i t .looks as if a fellow is left
day morning. ^ ___Dan*’ ithe cheerful ehoise of dying
bv germs or starving to death.—
The knocker has changed his jvt_ worth Record,
tune. “Too much^ain"
, , I Did anyone ever see a card of
One mile on a bad road is as | thanks or an obituary painted
far as five miles on a good 10a,'jand posted up in some man’s
Now vote for better - roads u y 1Jasture beside the road for the
the 10th. . j passersby to read? We never
They are always found in
One-hundred and five was the
age of Grandma Burton who
died at Admiral last week. Her
baby boy was 81 years old.
I the columns of some newspaper
where they will be read by the
people instead of cattle. If
cards of thanks, etc., are best
read in the columns of news-
Wonder what has become of papers, why should not your ad-
the great “Dabney” railroad
suit. Gone to seed I guess, like
all such rot.
With another railroad and a
prospect tor better dirt roads
leading into Carbon we can hope
for nothing else but a good live
Don’t think because the re
porter sees you getting on the
train that he ought to know who
you are and where you are go-
ing, or if he sees you greet some
friends that he knows who they
— ——- are and where they are from.
$480,811,000 was paid out by We aim to get all the news, but
different insurance orders of the | you may be the one we don’t
U. S. and Canada last year. $6,-1 happen to know. We try to be-
300.000 of this was paid to Tex-!come familiar with names and
1 faces if possible, but during the
J years past we have been to
'••hurch and failed to see you
there; we have hung around the
town pump, but some of you
weren’t there; we have loafed
on the street, we’ve even risked
cur reputation on back streets
on a dark night, but you weren’t
all there. And we’ll be hanged
if we know where to find you
any of them ''l«!hli~ilf Ihia: -Soil you ^egoingor com-
I i mg or know anybody cutting up
lm0‘ (queer capers let us know,*-Ex.
Another fine rain Tuesday
night and it was a good old time
rain coming slow a id easy. This
rain would probably have been
more welcbme a little later on.
The farmers are having a hard
fight with the grass but they al-
ways come out far in the lead
and we will not be uneasy about
In tendering our services as a thoroughly equipped, modern, up-
to-date, as well as a strong, well tried bank, we desire to em-
phasize---not only our strength and experience--but also our
CAPABILITY and direct your attention to; the fact that only
those who possess an intimate knowledge of the best banking
practices, and who arc foremost in the profession, are connected
in diiecting the course of affairs of
“THE OLD RELIABLE”
Bank Of Carbon
Do not confound capibility with importance, nor experience
with rashness, but intrust your business to an institution whose
officers have devoted years to the service and the study of sound
profitable banking and with our financial strength, modern
equipment and experience is coupled another safe guard and
protection to our customers in the fact that every dollar in cash
deposited in this bank is Guaranteed From
Loss By Burglary or holdups of any nature by a
heavy policy of insurance. Thus using every precaution pos-
sible for the protection oi our customers.
THE BANK OF CARBON
J. E. SPENCER Cashier
A. F. & A. M. meets Satur-
day night before the full
moon in each month.
T. H. Dingier, W. M.
W. P. Rankin, Sec.
Carbon Chapter O. E. S. meets j
on the 1st Thursday night after the!
first full moon in each month.
Mrs. Ola White, W. M.
Miss Rebecca White, Sec.
W. O. W. meets 1st and 3rd
Saturday nights in each month.
U. A. Dingier, C. C.
W. H. Huntsucker, Clerk.
Woodman Circle meets 2nd and
4th Monday nights in each month.
Mrs. Maggie Puett, Guardian.
Mrs. Wilma Gorman, ClerK.
M. W. A. meets every 2nd and
4th Saturday night.
H. V. Fowler, V. C.
J. L. James Clerk.
The Rebekah Lodge meets every
1st and 3rd Saturday night in each
Mrs. Retta Dingier, N. G.
Miss Jettie Seastrunk, Sec.
The Carbon News Piano
Following is the standing of
the votes up to press time this
Miss Iva Stockton
Miss Merl Wharton
Miss Lillian Thurman
Miss Ollie Stokes
Miss Janie White
Miss Willie Blissard
Mrs. W. P. Grubb
Miss Lydia Martin
Miss Dora Hammett
Miss Iris Wood
Miss Minnie Nix
Miss Birdie Seastrunk
Miss Ella Broughton
Miss Florence Bishop
Miss Rosa Vaught
J. E. Gorman of Amarillo is
here visiting his brothers W. C.
and J. C. He will probably take
W-C.’s place in the store while
he takes a few weeks vacation,
Persons wishing to transfer
their children from one district
to another will tajee notice that
the law requires that all trans-
fers be made by August the 1st.
A colored preacher in a Geor-
gia town was edificed on one oc-
casion by a recital of a dream
had by a member of bis church.
’‘It was a ,dream all dis time”,
said the narrator, “dat ah was
m Ole Satain’s dominions. Ah
tell yo\ pahson, dat sho’ was a
“Was de any white men dere?
asked the dusky divine.
“Sho’ dey was—plenty o’ ’em’
the other hastened to assure the
“What was dey doin’?”
“Ebery one of 'em” wai the
answer, “was a holdin’ a nigger
’tween him an’ de fire.” —Har-
From the dark kitchen there
emanated a series of thumps
and angry exclamations. Jones
was looking for the cat.
“Pa!” called the son from the
“Go to bed and let me alone,”
blurted Jones. “I’ve just bark-
ed my shins.”
“Pa!” insisted Tommy, after
a moment’s silence.
“Well, what is it? Didn’t I
tell you to keep quiet?”
”1—1 didn’t hear your shins
And the next moment Tommy
was being pursued by an angry
sire with a hard hair brush. —
Chicago E)aily News.
Farmers Want column
I will grind your corn every Sat-
urday, either Meal or Chops’
J, L. Nobles Mangum, Texas
For sale, two or three good young
milch cows, with young calves.
J E williams.
If you want to buy stock peas,
see A G Cockrell in the Flatwoods
Strayed or stolen from my place
at Mangum one black mare with
star in face, white fore feet and
about ten years old, Finder will
please notify A C [Myrick Man-
Take your work to Grubb &
Snearlv. They will do it xjuick-
er, cheaper and give better
satisfaction than elsewhere on
Cecil Crossley and sister Miss
Veda of Corpus Christi, son and
daughter of W. P. Crossley of
that place, visited M. V. Cross-
ley here and also relatives in
Eastland last week.
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THE WORLDS GREATEST SEWING MACHINE
It* LIGHT RUNNING*^
G. M. Brymer and family
have moved to Gorman where
Mr. Brymer expects to tane
charge of the Butcher shop be-
longing to W. L. Blissard.
One Man Robs Wagner
Branch Bank at Ft. Worth
Between 4 and 4 :05 o’clock
Tuesday afternoon a man walked
into the branch of the Wagner
Bank & Trust company, at the
corner of Fourteen and Main
streets, coyerd with a sixshooter
Walter G. King, who was in
charge of the bank, picking up
$8. 195 in cure, cy which was
lying on the counter, and walked
out. By the time Mr. Kingj^
could recover himself sufficiently j ^
to rush to the street tu give", the ' ^
alarm, the man had disappeared
in the crowd'on the street. This
is the last seen of the ruber or
the money up to time we go to
W. L. Blissard has bought a
beef market at Gorman and ex-
pects to move there in the near
future. We are sorry to loose
Mr. Blissard and we wish him
success in his new home.
Rain is falling as we go to
If von want cither a Vibrating Shuttle, Rotary
Shuttle or a Single Thread \Chain Stitch]
Sewing Machine write to
THE NEW HOME SEWIN8 MACHINE CQMPANT
Many sewing machines are made to letl regardless ot
, Quality, but the Kew Home Is made to wear.
Our guaranty never runs out.
Sold by authorized dealers only. (
pea sals iv
Mayhew & Co., Cisco, Tex.
Trade with those who adver- j ^
tise and let them know you sec! Q
U. V. FOVVLKR. I
Lively and Feed Stable ie_ A
Doom a general Livery businosB; furnishes first-
class rigs for traveling and commercial men.
’ * . WAGON YARD in connection. A
full supply of feed always on hand. Good
cutup house and plenty of good water.
CAlf HON, TEXAH,
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The Carbon News (Carbon, Tex.), Vol. 8, No. 42, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 24, 1909, newspaper, June 24, 1909; Carbon, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth521312/m1/3/: accessed April 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Eastland Centennial Memorial Library.