The Lancaster Herald. (Lancaster, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 20, Ed. 1 Friday, June 16, 1911 Page: 4 of 8
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MINNIE-WETMORE Tufts, Editor.
Entered at the pobtoffice at Lancaster, lexae.
as 2d class mail matter.
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Meet the issue fair and sq uare
It is saloons or no saloons.
the Weekly Jyerald.
E. M. HULBERT, Publisher,
W, R HULBERT, Business Mgr.
M. HULBERT, Editor.
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The first watermelons to make
■feheir appeacance on the Lancas-
ter maaket came in Tuesday.
A safe and sane July 4th is
•scheduled for Dallas. No fire
crackers will be allowed fired
t - .r -
/within the city limits.
"Keep clean. It means much
to health and comfort. Clean
dentally, morally and physically.
-Cleanliness, you know,^ akin to
Rural free delivery is having- a
Wealthy influence on the public
frighways ot Texas. Thevjnail
cart in many instances follows the
Although cotton has been
recognized in commercial circles
less than a centuwy, it has gradu-
ally pushed to the front until to-
4ay it is recognized as the king
That it pays to have good
aroads can be truthfully attested
to by citizens of Dallas county*
"They not only enhance property
sralues, but make farm life profit-
able and pleasant. Our advice
as to build more good roads
wherever they are. needed.
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Plant June corn. You stand
a good show of making fair re-
turns on your labor and invest-
A very costly fire in White-
wrigtyt had its origin in the burn-
ing of a tra4h pile. Shall we say
therefore, we will not burn trash
but let• it accumulate around our
Poor old Mexico continues to
have tremors, not altogether
caused by the political upheaval
nor excessive drinking, but they
are nevertheless of a disturbing
If the people of the state of
Texas should turn against the
law “thou 9halt not murder” and
give their aid in everyway to de-
feat the law and hold from jus-
tice those who break the law, the'
result would be as disgusting as
conditions are reported to be in
Oklahoma City. If the state-
wide amendment carries and
those who call themselves law-
abiding citizens, but who are an-
tis, give their support to the en-
forcement of the law, and their
discouragement to every in-
fringement thereof, prohibition;
will prohibit, as effectually as the
law to commit no murder pro-
hibits that crime, which may not
be saying much, but who would
repeal that law? If the amend-
ment fails to carry the pros will
not work to defeat the law in
force, but will strive for the full-
er enforcement of such law as
may be given for protection.
“Texas sent her first bale to
atfarket this season fully two
weeks earlier than before. rThe
lvale was raised near Sin Benito.
‘The citizens of San Benito chart-
ered kp interurban car and rush-
ed the cottdn to Houston where
at was sold to a private party for
$1,015. The purchaser forward-
ed it to the New York cotton ex-
change where it will again be
Just five weeks from tomorrow
entil the great and awful July
:22nd. Be in earnest bnt keep
calm. When yon hear that a
*>reacher is advocating the reign
ct the saloon, look np his record
end see if he is a minister of the
gospel, or a has been. Give facts,
Jfent don’t sling mud. It’s likely
do spatter and stain the slinger,
and the facts are so woeful that
mo mud defonled pool could make
dhem blacker. It is a fight of
wight against wrong.
The interurban proposition
<does not seem so sure to Lan-
caster at press time Thursday
ms it has in the past. As the
cight-of-way committee neared
^Lancaster, difficulties have been
put in their way; prices of laud
raised in some cases double, and
mot more than half sufficient
funds on hand to pay for real
walues, to say nothing of specula-
tive prices. A new survey will
Restarted this morning, and un-
less the committee meets with
letter success and greater en-
couragement, the bine prints will
dm returned to the company with
•directions to leave Lancaster off
the line. The commjttee has our
deepest sympathy. We trust
something may happen to show
these property owners that they
mne standing in their own light
ms well as being a hindrance to
the growth and development of
the city and community. Every
apward and onward move pro-
posed in Lancaster has had to be
pushed through over opposition
of those who owe it to themselves
mod their families to be at the
Stead of every enterprise instead
of pulling back. With an inter-
mrbaa on each side of us, and
none through the town. Lancas-
ter will sink'out of existenc
There will be many and im-
portant changes in Lancaster
within the next two years, and
our citizens should begin to en-
large their view ooint and be
ready to meet the'demand for
these changes and be prepared
to cope with the emergencies and
opportunities which will present
themselves. With the coming of
the . interurban our residence
district will be enlarged, with an
increased population, new busi-
ness will come and there will be
franchises to let. We want to be
alive to all these changes and
look well to the interest of the
community. It is not always the
man nor the company who come
with the most noise and biggestt',ffccture of honey that ,n a11 probabU
, , , . Hr tt operates In direct violation of ou
promises who make gtibd, odd
our city council and commercial
clnb should be assured of more
than hot air before signing away
rights. There is great need of
an ice factory and electric light
plant, and these two improve-
ments are sure to come, among
the first. Let no private grudge
or personalities stand in the way
of civic improvements.
In the mass meeting called to
consider the advisibihty ot sink-
ing another artesian well it de-
veloped that the leasee of the city
water plant was willing to cut
the price of water one half to
farmers hauling water from our
artesian well, making it to them
at two and one-half cents per
barrel. T^his was accepted, and
then* will be no move made for a
new well at present. Mr. Brit-
tingham says the Lancaster well
is the best he has ever been con-
nected with. The service is very
satisfactory, but the rates are
high, and there is a great deal
of dissatisfaction over same.
The fact of the matter is, the
rate charged is the same as
jestablished by the city, but which
was never enforced, a rate suited
to each patron of the system be-
ing given by the former manage-
ment. c. We do not know if the
matter can be adjusted or not,
but the rate is excessive. How-
ever it puts the water man in a
better light before the people
when itJs known he is only enforc-
ing the rate found in the ordi-
nance book. Of course there is
uo law against his going before
the city council and having the
ordinance revised and a more
reasonable rate made.
The Texas hen is the queen of the
barnyard. Her cackle sounds as mu*
etcal to the'Tarmer a$_the clink of sold
dollars and her flesh 's the daltlest of
food. We ship live and dressed poul-
Northern and Eastern mar-
kets and give the nation its gfunday
The hen Is the patron of mechanics,
science and art and is further ad-
vanced in civilization than any other
animal. She is a splendid advertiser, a
good money maker and she uses so
many labor-saving devices that she
lives a life of ease and luxury. The in-
cubator relieves her of the necessity of
hatching her young; her nest is built
by master mechanics; glass eggs take
the place of the home-made product
for decoy purposes and she roosts on
automobiles. She is progressive, practi-
cal and happy and merrily sings as she
lays 5,000,000 eggs per day.
The egg is the only animal product
that" is good for food and will produce
Its specie. It is the only product known
to creation that has a dual commercial
value and it finds its way to every ta-
ble in the universe.
The poultry business in Texas has
reached mammoth proportions. Durin;*
the past year the total production. It^
eluding eggs and young poultry, ap-
proximated $25,000,000. The egg output
was worth $18,000,000. The Texas hen
lays three times her value per annum.
We have approximately 25,000.000 do-
mestic fowls- We have more turkeys
and geese than any other state In the
Poultry farming In Texas Is one of
the most profitable of investments. Our
natural conditions are adapted to the
propagation of domestic fowls and their
products and it ia one of the many
Industrial fields In Texas, which pre-
sent large opportunities to small in-
The Honey Bee
The honey bee is nature’s factory,
and this family of insects is the only
one which completely manufactures
and stores a product ready for the
market without the aid of man and the
Ingenuity of the human race has never
been able to imitate its products. So
completely does it monopolise the man-
Like the human race, there are many
drones in the colony, but as a whole
the bee is the highest type of energy,
thrift, and enterprise in the animal
kingdom and it leads in Intelligence,
foresight and business persistency.
They are the most orderly and best
governed of any class of animals, not
excepting the human race. Their meth-
ods of government form the basis of
the constitution, of every civilized na-
tion on the globe, and so perfect is this
primitive system of government that
no changes pi or additions to their laws
have been necessary since the begin-
ning of creation and they have Fewer
and Better Laws than any other organ-
ized form of animal society. The “spirit
of the hive*' is oftentimes more condu-
cive to peace and industrial activity
than public sentiment of civic commu-
The Texas Almanac of 1910 estimates
that we have 800,000 swarms valued at
$9.17 each, making a total value oi
$6,600,000, and last year the output of
honey and wax sold for $3,500,000. This
is a return of 58 per cent on the in-
vestment. No banker or broker will un-
dertake to compete with them in divi-
dends and money Invested In an apiary
is as safe as in a bank vault. No domes-
tic animal or insect has been able to
approach the honey bee as a revenue
producer and none can compare with it
In popularity of product.
The climate of Texas permits the bee
to work $86 days In the year and the
soil produces blossoms, buds and flow-
ers for these little harvesters to reap
the entire year. The natural vegetable
growth of Texas is rich in honey prod-
ucts and no country on the globe la
better adapted by nature to apiculture
Lancaster Milling Co.
High grade: flour
200 BARRELS FLOUR
200 BARRELS METAL
} Lancaster, Texas.
Sure and Request Your Merchant to Send You
FLOUR, MEAL, CHOPS AND BRAN!
Extra Special Announcement
We are authorized to announce
that the Fort Worth Record will
make the following unusual offer
to rural route subscribers on ac-
count of the forthcoming orohi-
bition campaign: The Daily and
Sunday Record will be sent by
mail to any rural route address
or to those living in small towns
where the Record is not deliver-
ed by local carrier, from now to
July 31st, 1911, for $1.00, or from
now until August 31st, 1911, for
$1.50. Remit by money order
direct to the Record Co., Fort
Every farmer should become
thoroughly posted on this great
vital question and the Record
can be depended upon to give
both sides of the question fully
and impartially. Adv.
It Startled the World
when the astounding claims were
first made for Bucklen’s Arnica
Salve, but forty years of wonder-
ful cures have proved them true,
and everywhere it is now known
as the best salve on earth for
Burns. Boils, Scalds, Sores, Cnts^
Bruises, Sprains, Swellings, Ec-
zema, Chapped hands, Fever
Sores and Piles. Only 25c at
The Lyon Drug Store.
Carbon paper for sale here.
Call oa R. B. Stovall to da you
transfering. Call Winniford’s
Carbon paper for sale at this
office—5c a sheet, three for 10c.
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Pure milk delivered at your
door. Phone 70-R. 3.
C. E. Strain.
R. B. Stovall will do your de-
livering. Trunks and grips a
specialty. Call Winniford’s store.
Phone 90 when in need of milk,
butter milk or butter. Delivery
made at all times.
Mrs. Tom Yates.
When you want your trunks
hauled ring residence No. 2, or
W. G. Harris’ grocery store, for
M. L. Bass, the transfer man.
--. Hit — ■*
W. G. HARRIS.
G. C. RAWLINS.
Fine young Jersey male, ready
for service. Tom Yates.
Some good thrifty shoats, weigh*
ing about 50 pounds each. In*
quire of C. G. Lowery.,
Notice of Filing Final Account
Bat. of Amanda Case,
No. 2421. Lunatic. > th* stats or texas
J. F. Cass, Guardian.
tO ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE
Estate of Amanda Case, Lunatic:
J. F. Case, Guardian, has filed in the Count?
Coart of Dallas Count?, hi* Final Account, shott-
ing the condition of said Estate, and his applica-
tion to be finally discharged as such guardian, and
to does the guardianship of said Estate, whioh
will be heard at the next term of said Court, com-
mencing the first Monday in July, A. D. 1911, at
the Coart House in the City of Dallas, at which
time all persons interested in said Estate shall ap-
pear and contest said Account if they see proper.
WITNESS J. E. Record, Clerk of the County
Court of Dallas County, Texas. Given under my
band and seal of said Court, at office in the City
of Dallas, this 15th day of May, A. D. 1911.
(SEAL) J. E. Record,
Clerk County Court of Dallas Co., Texas.
By B. F. Cui.i«OM, Deputy.
One milch cow, with or without
young calf. Apply to R. H.
Neely, 3 1-2 miles south of Lan-
An open face Elgin gold watch
—inhaled-—with tob. Liberal
reward for return to
W. L. Randlrtt.
Citation By Publication
Plenty ot good cord wood, $2.50
per cord on ground. 3 miles west
of Lancaster. Phone M. E.
W.B. HURST & comfits
We want your business: Call on
us before taking out Policy. Office
in rear of R. P. Henry & Sons Bonk.
Hiram F. Lively^
Offices: Suite 206 North Texas Bldg.
Dallas, Tex. Phone Main 90).
Will do general practice. Special
attention given wills, probate and
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White & Sergeant,
28$ Main Street, Pires’ Building,
Dallas, • Texas.
Byrd E. Whit* ~~
M. L. MORRIS.
JOHN. W. POPS
Morris & Pope,
401-402 North Texas Bldg., Dallas.
-MONBY TO LOAN*
THE STATE OF TEXAS. To the Sheriff or
auy Constable of Dallas County—Greeting:
You are hereby commanded, that by making
publication of this Citation ia some newspaper,
published in the county of Dallas, for four conse-
cutive weeks, previous to the return day hereof,
you summon C. C. Coal, whose residence is un-
known, to be and appear before the District
Coart of the 68th Judicial District of Texas, to be
holden in and for the County of. Dallas, at the
Court House thereof, in the City of Dallas, on the
first Monday ia September, A. D. 1911, then and
there to answer to the petition of Mrs. M. A.
Coal, filed in said Conrt on the 23rd day of May,
1911, against the said C. C. Coal, for suit, said
suit being Numbered 9306-C, the nature of which
demancTis as follows, to-wit: Plaintiff alleges
that she and defendant were married Feb. 5,1910,
when plaintiff was Compelled to lewe defendant
on acconnt of his croel and outrageoas treatment
of her, which is of such nature as to render their
further living together uusupportable; that on
Feb 9,1910, defendant assaulted plaintiff, cursed
and abu.ed her, and applied to her vile and op-
probions epitets, strack plaintiff with his fist,
and threatened to do her personal violence; that
thereupon plaintiff fled from defendant and his
whereabouts are unknown to her. Wherefore
she prays defendant be cited herein, and on trial
hereof for judgment for a divorce from the de-
fendant, for all costs herein.
HEREIN FAIL NOT, but have yon then and
there before said Court this writ, with your re-
turn thereon, showing how yen have executed
WITNESS. H. H. Williams, Clerk of the Dis-
trict Court of Dallas County, Texas. Given un-
der my hand and seal of said Court at office in the
city of Dallas, this the 2nd day of June, A. D. 1911.
H. H. Williams,
Clerk District Courts Dallas County.
(SEAL) By S. T, Jackson, Deputy.
My farm for sale, two miles
west of DeSoto, 107.acres, 97 in
cultivation, 6 in pasture, 4 in tim-
ber, good 5 room house, good
tenant house, good barn and or-
chard—all good black land. No
Johnson grass. A never failing
well of water. Good granery and
out-houses. ‘ Price $85 per acre,
for 30 days. H. R. ToAL,DeS6to.
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Doomed to Torment
Mr. P. C. Keever, Aberdeen,
Miss., writes: “For years I suf-
fered from a form of eczema
which made life a burden. I
thought I was doomed to oerpet-
ual torment here below, but
your Hunt’s Cure rescued me.
One box did the work, and the
trouble has never returned.
Many, many thanks.”
Hunt’s Cure is guaranteed.
Trust Bldg., Dallas, Texas.
Notary Public. Phone M. 197$
H. C. Jarrel,
(Civil Practice Only)
335* North Texa? ldg., Dallas.
The Huts of the poor, the Halls
of the rich.
Are neither exempt from some
form of itch;
Perhaps a distinction may be
made in the name.
But the rich and the poor must
scratch just the same.
O, why should the children of
An affliction so dreadful, when
Hunt’s Cure does cure?
All forms of itching. Price 50c
C. E. Strain delivers only good
pure milk. Phone 70-R 3. 2t
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Hulbert, Elbert Monroe & Tufts, Minnie Wetmore. The Lancaster Herald. (Lancaster, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 20, Ed. 1 Friday, June 16, 1911, newspaper, June 16, 1911; Lancaster, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth543801/m1/4/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lancaster Genealogical Society.