The Democrat-Voice (Coleman, Tex.), Vol. 45, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, October 1, 1926 Page: 4 of 16
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The Ultimate in
Style and Value.
John B. Pitts celebrated his sixtieth
birthday last Friday by renewing his
subscription to the religious weekly.
He was visibly-rejoicing over the fact
that he wiltno longer have to pay a
poll tax in order to vote next time for
D. S. Milligan, R. W. Milligan, A. B.
Carroll and 0. E. Shelton were in Cole-
man from Rockwood last Friday aft-
ernoon to see the baseball game be-
tween the Fort Worth Panthers and
Coleman All-Stars. They believe that
the shameful price of cotton will be
beneficial to Coleman county in that
it will cause fighting farmers to real-
ize they have no money with which
to pay fines.
Aubrey Manning, Caskey Living-
storu^Cvuctis Burkett and Miss Marie
flSurmeyViave entered Abilene Chris-
tian College. Aubrey and Caskey
were students in the same college last
year. /It will be the first year for
Curtis and Miss McKinney.
Rev. J. W. Boultinghouse was an
Abilene visitor Tuesday.
Theo Griffis, banker of Valera, was
a Coleman visitor Tuesday afternoon.
Friends of John Saunders will'be
glad to know that he has sufficiently
recovered from a recent illness to en-
able him to appear on the streets and
at his place of pleasure.
Burk Weeks of Navasota is again
an employee of the Owl Drug Store.
Chas. Wilson returned Monday from
New Orleans where he witnessed the
Dixie series. He also had a good
Oplin Saunders, Robert Lee Bvus-
enhan and Barbee Elliott left Sunday
to attend Baptist Medical College,
Ike Shapiro was in Fort Worth and
Dallas last week purchasing fall and
T. H. Ward of Gouldbusk was in
Coleman Monday afternoon to renew
his subscription to the Democrat-
Voice. He says there is lots of cotton
in the fields in that part of the coun-
ty and pickers are scarce.
H. E. Miller of Burkett was a busi-
ness visitor to Coleman Wednesday.
Karl Wallace and Jack McClure re-
turned Tuesday from a business trip
$1.75 Ingersoll Watch
$1.75 Alarm Clocks
* I. B. Farmer, Rufus Anderson and
Will White of Novice and R. S. Well-
born of Littlefield were in Coleman
Monday. Mr. Wellborn has been at
Novice visiting relatives and friends
and was there when the norther ar-
rived. He says that if the Panhan-
dle escaped a freeze that whole sec-
tion will make a half bale of cotton
to the acre. It is opening 30 days
earlier than usual, he says, and if pick-
ers can be secured more of it will be
saved. A 4-inch rain fell at Little-
field Friday night, he had been advis-
H. R. Owens of Silver Valley was
in Coleman Sunday to replenish his
supply of cotton receipt books from
the inexhaustible supply at the Demo-
crat-Voice office. Speaking of the
cotton crop at Silver Valley Mr.
Owens said he believed it would fall
from two to three hundred bales short
of last year. '
Rudolph Tuschek left last Friday
for the Sesqui-Centennial Exposition
in Philadelphia and points in Illinois
to visit relatives. He expects tb be
absent from the city thirty days or
Will Galloway from Pecan Springs
was transacting business in Coleman
A letter from Mrs. 0. H. Davenport
at El Paso requests another year of
good reading matter. Mrs. Daven-
port was formerly Miss Maggie Beck
of this city and the weekly visits of
the great family weekly are looked
forward to by her with pleasant an-
ticipation. In her letter she says:
“I haven’t a single complaint to make
against your paper. I think it is the
best little paper printed.”
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Burns of Bur-
kett were in Coleman Tuesday after-
noon and Mrs. Burns called to renew
their subscription to the great relig-
ious weekly. Mr. Burns recently
lost 200 sheep from his ranch and
Mrs. Burris says they have never been
found. It is thought that thieves
loaded them on trucks at night and
made their escape out of the coun-
try before daylight.
Tax Collector J. C. Lewis returned
Tuesday evening from Austin, where,
ns a member of the Legislative Com-
mittee of the Tax Collectors Associa-
tion, he had business before the Leg-
islature. He says that the automo-
bile registration fee and the gasoline
tax bill have both passed the house of
representatives,and will likely run the
gauntlet in the senate. The regis-
tration law reduces the fee 60 per cent
and the proceeds remain in the county.
The 3 cent gasoline tax will have a
tendency to make the fellow that does
the most driving pay most of the ex-
There was no disputing the fact when
the cancelled check was brought in evi-
dence. The fact that it had been ac-
cepted and paid was proof enough. You,
too, can avoid any question by starting
a Checking Account here today. Only
a small amount is necessary.
II Central State Bank 1
James T. Padgitt,Jr., is at the Phila-
delphia University of Pennsylvania
for his second year in the Wharton
School of Finance.
W. C. Stobaugh of Lorenzo was in
Coleman last week-end visiting rela-
tives and friends. He left Saturday
afternoon for his home. He says
that section has harvested a big grain
and feed crop and the general belief
is that cotton will make a half bale to
the acre, unless visited by an early
Rev. C. E. Lancaster and family
have moved to the Watson home in the
M. G. and Robert Cheney of the
Monroe Production Company left
Monday afternoon for Young county
to look after oil interests. They ex-
pect to return today or tomorrow.
J. R. Reed of Novice is in Temple
for treatment of cancer in his left
Carson Walker was in from Echo
Tuesday afternoon to renew his sub-
scription to the Democrat-Voice. -
W. L. C. Trammell of Plainview
joined his brother L. M. Trammell in
this city recently and together they
toured Oklahoma and Arkansas, and
visited nephews and nieces. They re-#
turned last Friday rejoicing oyef^he
good time they had and the constant
change of scenery and crops': that
greeted their view. /!
Owl Drug Store
Judge J. 0. Woodward,Mabel
Henson, Kirkland Baker and Mrs
James Thornhill were last week-end
visitors in Austin. They were accom-
panied hgme by Mrs. Woodward who
had been visiting in the home of Judge
and Mrs. J. K. Baker. Judge Wood-
ward’s disposition is greatly improv-
If party, having my 30x3% oversize
Dunlap cord tire mounted on Hays
rim will return it no questions will
be asked. Mrs. Zella Knox, at Coca-
Cola Bottling Co. 40p.
Henry Rockwell was attending to
business, etc., in Gatesville last week-
R. H. Alexander sends two dollars
from Coalgate, Oklahoma, for twelve
months of good reading.
J. T. Warnock was in Coleman
Wednesday afternoon from Valera.
He says the drop in cotton has not
hurt him at all, as there is not a stalk
of cotton on his place. He got all
the “deflation” he could stand when
the cattle market crumbled several
years ago, and is just now recovering.
However, he does not appreciate th<
fact that many good friends and
neighbors are feeling the effects of
the shameful cotton price.
Bishop Chambers and H. R. Stark-
weather left Wednesday noon for
Ozona and points in the oil field west
of San Angelo. Both will come back
to.#Coleman in due season.
J. P. McCord left Sunday with his
brother, T. M. McCord, for Jjan Ber-
nardino, California, to visit ms moth-
er and inhale mountain air.
Winnie Nell Stubblefield left last
week-end for Belton to enter Baylor
B. C. Howell says he is putting red
brick around his cotton, until the price
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Ruminer left
Sunday for Lubbock where Mr. Rumi-
ner will buy cotton.
We extend ov
for the good business accorded us.
At all times we strive to please you.
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Williamson, J. T. The Democrat-Voice (Coleman, Tex.), Vol. 45, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, October 1, 1926, newspaper, October 1, 1926; Coleman, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth724202/m1/4/?q=%22ROSENBERG%22~1: accessed September 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Coleman Public Library.