The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 42, No. 43, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 30, 1915 Page: 4 of 8
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To lHi* Voters ot Milam County:
1 wish to say through The Re-
porter that I will annouiuv my
candidacy f°r tbt ol u,s
triot Clerk in the near future.
1 am now teaching <khiX>1 ,n
the county, and have been for
the past five years, and it is my
desire to servo the people m a
1 am a “self made man hav-
ing worked my way thru school.
:k>«mwo twit diplomas; one of
bookkeeping, the other on liter-
it is my honest intention to
met't every oni in due time,
but should I fail to see you it will
be because 1 will have to dis-
charge my duties in the school
room, and I will appreciate it
very much if you will consider
me enough to inouire of me.
Thanking you for your consid-
eration and assuring you that if
elected, I will do my best to dis-
charge the duties of the office to
NEW YEAR GREETINGS
JOHN KSTkX tVOKK
SUBSCRIPTION PER YEAR. SI-»V
Rmorvd a* wKoad-claa* miltir July j
tS. at the w*l^» at Rockxtal*,
tw*-\ under the Act v't March S. > •'9.
Puhliahtsi evvrx Yharsdaj
to a dance at Hotel won t nrisi-
mas night. Mr. and Mrs. Larrieu
being host and hostess in honor
of their daughter. Miss L^ouise,
who came home from school at
San Antonio tor l«c holidays.
The night was ideal, the music
excellent and the occasion was
in all respects an unusually en-
A good New Year resolution
would be to have all your barber
work done at the old reliable
Three Brothers’ shop. John,
Alvin and Wave will appreciate
your business. tf
Invigorating to the Palo and Sickly
Th* Old Standard u<ral strengthening Ionic,
GROVE'S TASTKUh'SS chill TONIC. drives out
Malaria.rnnch«* the builds up the sys-
tem. A true tonic. Far adulta and children. 30c
l wish to extend the season s greetings to
all my friends and patrons, and to thank
them tor the very liberal paituu«(v accord
ed me in the past. During the new year
it will be my endeavor to serve you as well
as l know how. It is my desire to please,
and 1 shall endeavor so to do. I will ap-
preciate a continuance of the many favors
of past years. Very truly.
(SOi rtlERN l R At'rt, iv
Notk k - Pvs .^nu par ha* w .!! be
charged Sy TV' Roporter for all roshv
iuth>: r of fwapoct and similar matter
hy kxlgea. wvH'ti.'d and ergArsuatxxns
<H whatsoever k ml. Ai>o for no*.cos
of entertainment*. *upp*rs.*ke.. where
an admission fra is charged the pubhe.
Dallas. Sherman and Den;,
will lie in effect Deo. h\ it,
25 aud 26, 1915, and Jan. ^
Final return limit Jan. \ \
Rockoauk Tk\as, Dkv AV 19K>
Happy New Year to all Re-
News from Carlsbad is to the
effect that Editor Ben L, Grimes
of the Cameron Enterprise is fast
regaining his health and strength,
and that he will probably soon be
able to return to his post. The
Reporter hooes this report is
true, and that Ben will soon be
“back on the job. “ his physical
disabilities a thing of the past
and never to return.
Holiday Rates from Waco
To Dallas.................... „
J. A. STEIN, Thi Baker
Ask ths Homs intarurban
Reporter ads get the “grapes
NO TIME WASTED
The many friends of Judge R.
W. H. Ken non, former editor of
Hie Reporter, will be pleased to
learn that he has become identi-
fied with a successful newspaper
at Port Arthur. and that he will
assume his duties there on Jan. 1.
Judge Kennon's abilities are
well known and appreciated in
Milam county. During the past
several months he has been con-
nected with the Cameron Enter-
prise. and has successfully guid-
ed that paper during the illness
and absence of its editor. The
beat wishes of all our readers
will go with Judge Kennon to his
PROMPT ACTION IS PLEASING
MANY ROCKDALE CITIZENS
Office over Rockdale State Bank
G. CrCWy, Drayman
All Kinds of Hauling on Short Notice.
No load too heavv; none too small. Every order
given prompt and careful attention. Special atten-
tion to household goods. I know how to handle them.
Don’t juggle the dollars when it comes to putting up Sky-
lights, Cornices, Gutters, Spouting. Valleys, Ridge-rolls,
Cheap work always proves the dearest in the end.
Good work cost little more when you have me do the jol>.
Galvanized Cisterns and Milk Coolers, made to order
of the best of material and at most reasonable prices.
PHONE 98. Headquarters BACLEY LUMBER YARD
Trees Planted and Trimmed
It is now t me to trim up vour
heavy-top trees before the nigh
winds do damage. Also trim over-
hangup branches from sidewalks,
etc. Also put out cottonwood,
haekbe.-rv. pecan am' other -hade
tcevs. I * id also spade ami Dio*
your garden soots and do any kind
ot pruning. Will answer calls from
Kockdaie. Cameron and Thorn dak*.
r t»*ar Peer. and Quctx. RstMt.
•r l*km rate at B»\ U1
Back to the Philliplnes
Toon Lewis came in from
Laredo and spent Christmas with
home folks, leaving Monday
night for San Francisco from
which port he will sail on Jan. 5
for the Phillipines where he will
rejoin his old regiment, the
Eighth Infantry. Toon has been
down on the border for the past!
year, and says he is glad to get
away, and welcomed an oppor-
tunity to get back to his old regi-
ment with whom he served nine
years in the Phillipines. He says
soldier life on the Texas border
is about as unpleasant a duty as
he* has yet struck. Toon has
promise*! The Reporter a letter
for publication some time this
NtiL Co Rockdale IhMUr
(John and Ed.)
We have opened a new shop
in the Streisky building and
cordially solicit vour busi-
ness. HORSESHOEING a
We Guarantee Satisfaction.
Several hundred bushels of
i corn for sale. Apply at Isaacs’
j farm or Mrs. Cora Isaacs Nie-
haus, Rockdale. 43 2t
day, so it looks as though cupid’s
work is still going on, for Mr.
Dee Todd and Miss Bessie Griffin
were married at the home of the
bride, Mr. Dan Bounds officiat-
ing. We wish them a long and
happy married life.
Quite a number of young peo-
ple from Gee Prairie were at
singing in the home of Mr. Hy.
Burrough Sunday night.
Jim Holiman and family soent
When \ l y
Y ou Think
Of Groceries In 1916,
Think of Us!
Our stock is as fresh and new as the New
In quality it has few equals and no superiois.
Our desire is to give you prompt and cour-
teous attention and the best groceries all through
the coming year.
Try a pound of our best coffee
Our teas please the particular taste
Our butter and cheese are satisfying
- For -
All sines and prices,
also convex oval class
trames for enlarged
C. K. Stribling and Rev, W.
E. Copeland recently enjoyed
a week’s automobile trip to West
Texas, visiting Menard, Brady.
Brown wood, San Angelo, Ballin-
ger, San Saba, Llano and other
Statk of Texas )
COUNTY of Milam \
In Justice Court, Precinct No. 4,
Milam County, Texas,
Scarbrough A Hicks Company,
v*. No. 6180.
W. J. Marquis & Mrs. W. J. Marquis.
Whereas, by virtue of an execution
issued out of said Justice Court on a
certain judgment rendered in said
court on the 13th day of September.
IDld, in favor of said Scarbrough »v
Hicks Co. and against the said w. J.
Marquis and Mrs. W. J. Marquis. No.
61.10, on the docket of said court. I did.
ou the 28rd day of December, 1615, at
4 o'clock li. in. levy upon the following
tracts and parcels of land, situated in
the city of Kockdaie. in Milam Coun-
ty. Texas, and belonging to the said
W. J. Marquis and Mrs. W. J. Mar-
Lot* Nos. !, 2, il Anil 4 in block 43
in the Citv of Rockdale, in Milam
County, Texas, in the Wm Allen
grant, and known as the W. J. Mar-
quis place; and on the 1st day of Feb-
ruary, 1916, same being the 1st Tues-
day in February, 1916, between the
hours of 10 o'clock a. in. and 4 o'clock
p. m. on said day, at the courthouse
of said Milam County. Texas, in the
town of Cameron, I will offer for sale,
Christmas with relatives.
Sam Lawlor and others of
Sand Grove also spent Christmas
in this community.
John Hairston was at singing
Wishing the editor and readers
A Happy New Year, I remain
Phone 188 for cleaning and
pressing. 40 tf
TNC NEWEST REMEDY FOR
BMkMht, RhMiiMtism and Dropsy.
Kiunrt, Bladdkk and Uric Acto
troubles bring misery to many. When t he
kidneys an' weak or diseased, these natural
filters do not cleanse the bloodwutficientlyj
and the poisons are carried to all parts of
the body. There follow depression, aches,
and pains, heaviness, drowsiness, irrihv>
hilitv, headaches, chilliness mid 1 lieuiuv
tism. In some people there an> sharp
pains in the hark and loins, distressing
bladder disorders ami sometimes obsti-
nate dropsy. The uric acid sometime*
forms into gravel or kidney stones. When
the uric arid atTiets the musclt's and
joinls.it causes lumbago, rheumatism,goul
or sciatica. Write l>r. Pierce at onoo,
Send UK', for largo trial pkg. •‘Amirio.1
During digestion urio acid is absorbed
Into the system from meat eaten, and
even from some vegetables. The poo*
kidneys got tired and backache begins.
This is a good time to take “Anuria^
the new discovery of Dr. Pierce for kidney
trouble aud backache. 50c. at druggists.
LEWIS & PERRY
THE HOME OF QUALITY GROCERIES. PHONE 46
If You Want Grades
H. LOCKWOOD 1
and Service, See
r MOUND CITY PAINTS
The Pioneer Lumber Dealer of Milam County
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Cooke, John Esten. The Rockdale Reporter and Messenger (Rockdale, Tex.), Vol. 42, No. 43, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 30, 1915, newspaper, December 30, 1915; Rockdale, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth742843/m1/4/: accessed May 27, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library.