The Fort Stockton Pioneer. (Fort Stockton, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, February 14, 1913 Page: 4 of 8
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Ami iworitiK, in «•>*»>• (tn> ri|>|4r,
A ilmwiy-iwvot flavor of »|inna
Th** order calling Iht* prohibi*
lion election in thi* C tmmiaaion-
era' precinct la* lieer. math* ami
th«* camitaijri i* m»w an. Wa
with to i)(iin cautioi. th» ad-
vocates of Inti mdinof thinquwi-
lion to be conservative and leave
nut all paraona.itiw Argue onb !M|UA)c»r< vice and crime. spring Ami i«id H *iH vuiw Nkr tn ocko
the merit* or dement* of the fnm) thin poiaonoua tap root Of w«ad-p4r*on* tuaderuat coo
quant kin at issue. The editor of nalnona Society, by its habit*. Ju*1 *dd*l»r o>»« b*» «f • »«••»»*«••
the Pioneer has decided to do- custom* and laws, has greased ^oar val«*ntlae ■ «lreaa»lan of y«y!
nate free of charm*, a col- the slope down which these i*»or —Harm : Whitney Sjmaaii
umn' wh week to ewh rode of'CTwmm*" u> »»r,mio"-lS
the proposition, the copy for pub-
lication to la* approved by tin*
he in recruiting the |mor hotmes.
the insane hospital, tha* jail and Hiei* •*•0*1 it. *W*r Hint. U* a Aimkm
the penitentiary." Kx-Oonmor whe*n momma *mit«*«ever th.* mgfct
1 iurhin. Indiana A wadow wh**rv mmi' one i* wetchinx
“Nine-tenths of our poverty. Thr opening bloaaams of hffct(
lu anv» of dry land, juat uut
sub- of the city limits, at a bur* j
inun. See Ota* Gramm.
Ka* Laurent. in Poatoffio* bl««ck.
next d»*>r to McWilliams irrocery.
See Mrs. Dacey. tf
•I. II. Iligh*mith will furniNh
you wand. ar*\«*land atone at right
prices and delivered promptly.
“The saloon is a
('oal. and wood cut into stove •
lengths, and all kinds of hay and
W. C. T. U. NttUif. grain, at .). S. (lames* wagon
l^ist Sunday afternoon, atthe'^ord- _ *■( :
thi» twoll^^^^* more and yrrt*ater calarni- Methodist church, a mass meet-, *...
executive committees of tm ("“ties upon the world than the .. ... . i NtUce.
purties. But the article* for pub- three historic scourges of war. I was u‘ ‘ under the auspice* , . , ■,
lication must conform to strict1 pestilence and famine combined.*’ of the local W. C. T. U. organi- ” 1 °^r aw a rn‘.M a "■
Wm. E. Gladstone. /.ation. Mrs. <ieo. T. Sizars, the ‘'a'1 procured at the office of,
“The great cause of social president, presided with her M* Shaw, city secretary. All
irn-or. „c..H ()nt» ni|,imn wiH is ,lrink* Th‘‘ Ffre*t cause usual grace and dignity. A dogs found on th,‘ 8tm,t* l,nta^-
M. Shaw, (*ity Sec y.
rules of courtesy; personalities to
be omitted and no abusive Ian-
^Coll’n/'''“Zirt 'tS£ Uskmy^! was enjoyed by
columns must lie handed in not in perfect wonderment, why do the large audience present. Mrs.
later than a. m. on each men not put a stop to this thins.’’ W. K. Harris of Missouri was the
Tuesday. We presume every citi- Archbishop Ireland. speaker and her earnest appeal
zen of Fort Stockton knows that on u” HtKt'the'rttlS f"r te™l*n,n" a 8tr""B
the editor is a pro. but we are| ^d^iening destrucUon and ■mpress.on on the audtoncc.
publishing a newspaper for the all attempts to regulate it will
whole community. We have)only prove abortive. There must
social and business friends on
both sides of this question, and
we deem it right, fair and just to
give every body a square deal, so
far as the Pioneer is concerned.
Personally, we will exercise our
rights as a citizen and voter.
Court House Case finally Settled.
The case of J. F. McWilliams
vs. the Commissioners Court, bet-
ter known as the Court House
Case, was dismissed at Alpine,
this week, by Judge Douglas, as
the plaintiffs failed to appear in
After the decision rendered in
the injunction suit, by the Court
of Civil Appeals, at El Paso,
there was no hope of a success-
ful suit by the plaintiffs, so they
decided to prosecute it no further.
This was a wise conclusion, and
it would have been much better, inte(frity of man. It is a menaee
for all concerned, ll the suit had the republic because a race of
never been instituted. But the weakness cannot sustain or corn-
proper thing now to do is to let prehend the institutions of liber-
the past take care of itself and ^ *s ^ source °f, dan*p*r to
ail pull together for the upbuild- j
mg’of our town and county. W e! degeneracy and to disease. I
are going to have one of the finest' shall oppose this scourage from
court houses in the country, one hell until my arm can strike no
Look at This.
(»40 acres of land; 7 miles t‘M*u
on the Orient, in shullow witter
_ belt, fine Mgriculturnl land Orient
" By. crn«»e* extreme North part
I or bale. ,)f it, a town laid out on adjoining
lie no attempt to regulate the One set of double work har- tract ‘‘SG p**» a< n* will
cancer, it must Ik? eradicated.” ness. one horse, buggy and setof lHk'' l1,
Abraham Lincoln. single hames, baled alfalfa and
The liquor traffic is the most maize heads. A. B. Campbell, tf
degrading and ruinous of all pur-, ,
suits. By legalizing this traffic,
w*e agree to share with the liquor
seller, the responsibilties and 1 hree room house, recently pa-
evils of his business. Every man pered and in good general repair,
who votes for liscense, becomes West of the Court House.
of necesity a partner in the liquor
traffic and its consequences.” —
“The average saloon is the
most disreputable place in the
community; it is a bureau of in-
formation on crime; it is the first
place one would enter to inquire
for a gambling hall or a disorder-
ly house. It is likewise the first
place visited by officers of the
law w-hen they are looking for a
criminal, and the first place clos-: Vendor’s Lien notes bought and
ed in case of a riot and disturb- sold. W. A. Hadden,
See Lew’is Barron.
Rooms For Rent.
Furnished rooms, clean beds
and plenty of cover, in tin* Dacy
Building near postoffice, by day
or week. tf
Dark bay mare mule unbranded
about 14 hands high, mane and
tail roched aliout a year ago, a
little stiff in knees, tolerably old,
gray hair in mane. I will pay
above reward for her return to I
my house in Ft. Stockton,
tf Ernest Behrens.
ance. " — W. J. Bryan.
“The liquor traffiic is a peril to
society because it undermines
the health, the strength and the
of which we will all be proud.
If we would build up and pros-
per, we must work together in
harmony and all pull together for
a greater Fort Stockton.
longer and my tongue can speak
no more.’’- Morris Sheppard.
We wish to announce that we
__ _ | have the agency of the Model
Money to Loan. Steam Laundry of San Angel.),
Money to loan on ranch lan.lis,' and send a basket two to three
times a week. Your patronage
is solicited and satisfaction guar-
anteed. You may leave it at the
Rooney Hotel, or by request wre
will call for it regularly. Finished
or flat work. Thanking you for
past patronage, w*e are, very
truly, H. Tracey.
New Hotel to Rent.
A new hotel to sell, rent, or
trade, located in Rochester, Has-
kell County, Texas. Enquire of
M. E. Townsend, Fort Stockton,
Indian Runner Duck Eggs For Sale.
The Indian Runner ducks are
the greatest laying fowls knowm
$1.00 for 15. Call or phone
Mrs. Ed Stockton.
tf Irrigated Lands.
Honor Roil Corrected.
Jim Jones, a well known stone
mason, while at work yesterday
on the court house wall,
Three names that should have f^ -------------- —......--------
been on the honor roll of the; his forehead striking a pie<* of '8'e“y' See T'S'Wllliam8' at
school, published last week, were i timber on the ground, making an Stockton htore
left out. one of w hich was the ugly wound and knocking him
For Sale Cheap.
good buggy and work
w’as horses and buggy and har-
fell ness, all for $150.00, worth $225.-
fault of this office. The names
of those omitted were: Macon
unconscious. At first it w*as
feared that he was fatally in-
_ , , , jured, but after an hour or so he
Jack.9th grade;Mary Lea7homp- irecovered consciousness and
son and Bruce Campbell, 8th while painfully hurt it is now
grade. We take pleasure in mak-
ing this correction, as every girl
and boy who earns a place on the
honor roll should receive due
Arbor day will be observed by
the public school Friday, the
21st, and every class in the school
will plant a tree in the school
grounds on that day. Anyone
wishing to donate a tree has
that privilege, and all suitable
trees w ill be appreciated. Satur-
day, the 22nd, is Arbor day in
Texas, but as the 22nd falls on
Saturday, Friday, the 21st, w ill
be observed by the school.
Chas Gramm and H. H. Butz
have purchased the insurance
agencies of Fort Stockton con-
trolled by F. E. and R. C. Grimes.
They will engage in the real es-
tate buiness, fire, life and acci-
dent insurance. This in a strong
Arm and will, doubtless, control
• good patronage.
will not prove to be
On Sunday, Feb. 2nd. a sow’,
belonging to Mart Adams, far-
rowed 7 pigs, all healthy and
vigorous; then on
Tuesday, Feb. 11, she farrowed
3 more, all of which were healthy
and normal in appearance. This
is a very unusual occurrence.
The pigs can be seen in Mr.
The February term of Commis-
sioners' Court, that has been in
session all week, will probably
come to a close today. Besides
granting the order for the prohi-
bition election, nothing except
the regular routine business was
B. D. Culp has traded his irri-
gated farm to J. G. Adams for
property in Arkansas. We do
not know whether Mr. Culp and
family will move to Ark. or not,
but hope they will remain here
as they are among our beet citi-
Money to Loan.
On real estate. Vendor’s lien
notes purchased or extended.
Write us for particulars and ap-
R. Wilbur Brown & Co.,
tf San Angelo, Texas.
I will call for and deliver all
laundry entrusted to my care. I
represent the Troy Steam Laun-
dry at San Angelo. Phone me
at the grocery department of the
Booney Mercantile Co.
tf Frank Barron.
Sofa Fountain lor Sale.
The large soda fountain at the
Angelo Restaurant, San Angelo,
Texas, is for sale. Will be sold
for less than one-fourth the orig-
inal cost for cash; or will take
half cash and balance terms to
suit. We are not using the foun-
tain now and propose to give
some one a chance to own a fine
soda fountain and in time to open
for the coming season.
W. H. Hardin,
Prop, the Angelo Restaurant
San Angelo, Texas.
Fresh vegetables and dressed
ehiekena at Stoefcton Market
WEISBEKti, th.- Tailor, haa
mad** it easy for you to select
your Suit by receiving for your
inspection an exclusive line of
Foreign and Domestic Fabrics.
It is just as cheap to wear a
well tailored suit as it is one of
th** so-called made to order kind.
‘For Men Who Know”
Garden, Field and Flower Seeds
Poultry and Bee-Keepers' Supplies
Ask ter Catalogue and Pries List
ROSWELL SEED CO.,
11S-U7 S*. Nail, Unwell, N. N.
“SEEDS ADAPTED TO THE SOUTHWEST'
D. H. Bond’s
Heavy WeMnf a Specialty
An expert with years of exper
ience to repair your auto. Gen
eral Blackemithing end Wooc
Work. Your patronage solicited.
Also a complete stock of
Sash, Doors. Moulding, Ac.
Painted and Galvanized
Iron Roofing. Rubber Roof-
ing, Building Paper, Glass
and Paint. No trouble to
answer questions, and will
be glad to show our stock
FORT STOCKTON. TEXAS
1 have purchased the Red Cross
Drug Store from Mr. Butz, and
wish to say to the people of Fort
Stockton and Pecos County that
I will appreciate a part of their
Drug Business. I will always
give special attention to Physi-
S. O. RATLIFF
When it comes to neat
printing, The Pioneer is
your whortleberry. We
are the printers with the
“know how” and have
the equipment to do
with. Phone 99.
Nota Bene If you cater to the
Mexican trade let us do the printing
for you that will reach this clientele.
Stockton St. First Door South (iibson Rooney Pool Hall Phone 108
Short Orders from 6 a. m. to II p. m.
The Beit the Market Affords. Courteous Service to AH.
W. T. DURR. PROP.
ram siom phi : nun wii
Sanitary Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water
Heating, Gas Fitting and Electric Wiring
Reasonable Prices • - Satisfaction Guaranteed
Geo. Westerman, C. A Westerman
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Barry, E. The Fort Stockton Pioneer. (Fort Stockton, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, February 14, 1913, newspaper, February 14, 1913; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth806772/m1/4/: accessed February 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .