Rockdale Messenger. (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 40, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 17, 1901 Page: 1 of 12
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MORTGAGES, LETTER HEADS
NOTE HEADS, BILL HEADS,
AT ROCK BOTTOM PRICES.
ROCKDALB. MILAM COUNTY, TEXAS, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1901
Our Drug Store will open
at 8 o’clock every Sunday
morning and close at io
o’cIock. in the afternoon we
will open at 3 o’qjock and
close at 5 o’clock. No cigars
tobacco, or soda water sold on,
Sunday. If our friends need
drugs when we are closed, we
will gladly come and wait on
them. 'Call Telephone No.
And recent improvements guarantee that it will re-
tain the-position which its wonderful success has
gained for it.
Clark & Perry,
For Sill or Trade.
ACRES of No lpost oak LAND,
30 acres in cultivation, 90 acres
in pasture : 5-room houae, 9
well*, 2 cribJ,“T5 4eWfrurtrSr
if pou bup from
vineB, nice paled-in garden. This is a
bargain, sure. Two miles northwest of
♦84-lm' W. W. CALVERT.
THE TIGER DISC
GETTIFGER &. ZABLE
Who sees the “TIGER” Bpeaks of its great advantages, and the
orders indicate that most of them are buying according to their
PLOW has more good cutting points then any other on the
market. They are noted for their light draft, easy handling and
$ou set mk best
NEW LOCATION <
ROCKDALE MACHINE SHOP
G. E. HARRIS, Prop.
Fresh Beef, Pork, Mutton, Sausage.
Market conveniently located on Main
street. Prompt and courteous ser
vice to all.
Machinery of all kinds repaired •
promptly, and all work done ,
HENNE & MEYER
by competent machinists.
My now »hop 1« located on the corner of
Main and DavlUa/atreeta. two blocks Croat
waterworks plant, where I am fitted-tip
better tban ever. C. E. HARRIS.
Closes October 30« 1901
Servioes at the KpUcopal Church.
The Rev. J. W. Jones of All 8aints
Chapel Austin, will hold servioe and
preach at the Episcop&l church next
Snnday morning at 11 o’clock. Public
cordially invited.- There will be no
Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.
When you are dry go to Schmidt’s
and he will quench your thirst. 88-tf
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Willson enter-
tained the M. J. P. club Thursday even-
ing of this-week, Miss Olive Willson of
Taylor being the guest of honor. The
following couples were present: Mr.
Goldthwaithe and Miss Zelda Branch,
Dr. Alexander and Miss Gussie Row-
lett, J.G. Mintor and.Miss B. Weir,
Marcus Smith And Miss Imogen
On Wednesday, Oct . 16, 1901, at high
noon at the Christian church, Mr. Wil
liam Joseph Werner and Mias Claudia
Tracy were married, Rev. J. B. Sears
The church was beautifully decorated
in evergreens and white roses—sweet
emblems of an everlasting and purest
love. Just before the arrival of the
bridal party Mrs- Byrum gave that ten-
derly appropriate solo, “O, Promise
Me” while Miss Edpa Branch accom-
panied on the piano and Misses Tracy
and Joynes violins. Then as Mendelh-
Bon’s grand march was begun, Mias Lil-
lian Werner pianist and Miss Tracy
and Joynes accompanying with violins,
the bridal party came in view. Messrs.
A. P.'Perry and W. E. Gaither usher-
has the largest and most
complete stock of
TS trimming his sails for a bulk
of the business of this section in
The latest ideals from the centers of Fashion
are on exhibition.
Hicks, A. E. Rowlett and Miss Hi
his line this fall and winter.
Joynes, Miss Carrie Lewis, Andrew
Miss Lottie Simms who did the maid-
en honors of the occasion then ascended
the aisle and the groom accompanied
by W, D. Kemp approached the altar
from one side while the bride escorted
by her father approached from the
No ceremony can be more sweetly
touching than the one of this wedding,
where the father gives away his daugh-
ter, and the seal of the gift placed up
on the brides finger, the simple little
circle of gold.
The brides costume was of dark blue
cloth and black trimmings, most be-
coming and appropriate as they left
immediately for Houston and other
points. While the maid of honor was
a vision of feminine loveliness in her
dainty white gown of that filmy ma-
terial which adds to feminine grace a
most exquisite charm. Showers of
blessings and congratulations were be-
stowed upon the happy pair. And we,
knowing both, can expect nothing bat
Perry and Miss Ellen
Edgar Will Gaither and Miss Mamie
Lewis, Joe Loewensteiu and Miss Bes-
sie Strelsky, Ben Loewenatein and Miss
Topsy Perry, Dr. Coulter.
He lias to please the People
and he is fixed to do it.
Prkea are most reasonable for the oerp
highest grade of goods.
Mrs. Willson was assisted in re-
fcxpcrienced and tasteful milliners and Crfwmers.
ceiving by Mrs.
ceiving by Mrs. Geo. Graves and
Mrs. C. K. Stribling, Miss Olive Willson
and Miss Zelda Branch,
He will tell you in the Messenger next week why it is to
your advantage to go to his store for Jewelry, Watches,
Clocks, Silverware and Novelties, and you will save
money and get a great deal of satisfaction by keeping
your eye on him.
Watch for this splice Repairing done in
next week. expert style.
Dressmaking, Designing, fitting.
Beautiful line of skirts and petticoats
cheap at Isaacs & Lockett’s. tf
Every Order Receives Prompt
and Careful Attention —
I have the following real estate
for sale, and it must be sold at
once, and to move it I am offering
One of the most convenient little
homes, only two blocks from Scar-
brough & Hick’s store, known as
the Ed. Gazley place. A Bargain
Another elegant little home,
The people of Sandy Creek com-
munity have purchased an organ
of the Limper-Modisett Music Co.,
to be used for church and Sunday
school purposes. We have some
young people who can perform for
us. We feel very proud of our
new organ and of our ladies and
boys who can make such good use
Bro. J, A. Lincoln was with us
as per appointment. As the year
was so near out we concluded it
was wise to prepare in time for an-
other year’s preaching and there-
fore this church unanimouslynsked
Brother Lincoln to preach lor us
another year. No man has ever
preached at Sandy Creek that has
endeared himself to all the people
as has Brother Lincoln.
FROM SANDY CREEK.
Special Correspondence Messenger,
The careful man opens the cane
of his watch where his wife’s look
of hair is every day to make sure
she hasn’t taken it out to see how
long it will be before he misses it.
—frew York Press.
The directors of the Sandy Creek Oil
and Gas company held a meeting in
Rockdale Monday. The secretary was
instructed to employ an expert oil man
from Beaumont, who will investigate
the oil company’s property and report
on the prospects for oil and gas.
Sandy Creek items have been
absent for two or three issues on
account of scarcity of news and
negligence of-scribes. We will try
to report oftener hereafter- Our
“Box Supper” last Friday night
was a grand success. Everybody
seemed to enjoy themselves im-
mensely. We sold sixty boxes.
But on account of the threatening
weather we did not prepare to
have ice cream. We heard broth-
er Huddleston complaining with
sick-headache yesterday. He says
it was caused by running after his
mules to bring milk out for ice
cream and then he didn’t get any
cream and got wet to-boot
as he was going home. This was
knowing both, can expect nothing b
fortunes best favors in store for tnei
The Limper-Modesett Music Co. has
sold out tneir line of small musical
goods to Mr. J. C. Modeeett, who will
in future conduct that line. L. W.
Limper will conduct the piano and or-
gan business out of town, and Mr. C. A.
Modeeett will conduct a music class and
a Send the oito trade.
See those elegant lounges and conches
at W. P. Branch,a furniture store this
week. Big bargains. 88 tf
Hatchschdbrbb, Ala., Jane 30,1875.
Dr. C. J. Moffett—Dear sir: I can
aasure yon that your Tsethina (teeth-
ing powders) is indispensable to us, and
in no single instance has it ever proved
a failure. We have tried soothing
medicines, and everything known to us
and'*‘old women,” and your teething
powders are pre-eminetly a success and
blessing to mothers and children.
Yonrs truly, etc.,
J. M. DeLacy.
See thoee elegant rockin)
with two and a third lots and other
accessible lots, on Cameron street,
north of S. A. & A. P. Passenger
depot. Good house, flow under-
ground cistern. Terms reasonable
and a bargain. Must be sold in
next two weeks. COMB QUICK.
- 85 Acres, a splendid orchard
tad other improvements, jnst out-
side the city limits, known as the
Ferguson place. This an elegant
home for the right man. This
place will be sold for CASH only,
and at a very low figure.
If you have property to sell or rent
call upon me for terms, as I will handle
it for yon as satisfactorily aa any naan
• “ 7 TRY MB.
The two tittle twin Infanta of Mr.
John Brown died last Monday. Death
came to both the little ^>nea in the
same hour. Mr. and Mrs. Brown have
the sincere sympathy of all in their
Iron beadsteads from $3.76 to 935.00.
Special sale this week at w7 V.
Branch’s furniture house. 88-tf
Strength Xaabiss Yoa te Stand tkSdbat.
Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic, aives
strength._, „ -r •
Sh©—Do yoube$eve it is good
for maa to be Alone?”
He—Well, if the men only has.
the price of one drink, I think it
YOU DOW WXAT TOO A** lAOT*
When von taka Grove’s Tasteless Chill
Tonic, because the formula Is plainly
printed on every bottle, showing that it
Is simply Iron and quinine In a tasteless
lees form. No owe no pay.
ir.W. Tmmm-mm. — — -
Grove’s Tastelem Chill Tonic curse
Dr. E. Band ford, who in his frequent
visits to Rockdale, has proven his com-
petency and fair claim as a refrsetion-
ist in curing headaches, nervous Areu-
bles, neuralgia, indigestion, etc., by
Mr. Henry Lockwood yesterday
showed us a beautiful gold nugget
which recently received from his broth-
er, who Is interested in mining prop-
erty in California. Mr. Lockwood val-
ues the nugget very' highly, and will
have a scarf pin made of it.
Real Estate Agent
1 need money, and all who are owing
me on note or account, the tame being
due, will please call at my office ana
make settlement at once.
38-tf H. Look wood.
See thoee elegant rocking chairs at
Branch’s furniture house this week-
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Willson, Howard. Rockdale Messenger. (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 29, No. 40, Ed. 1 Thursday, October 17, 1901, newspaper, October 17, 1901; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth694138/m1/1/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library.