The Fort Stockton Pioneer. (Fort Stockton, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 18, Ed. 1 Friday, August 9, 1912 Page: 4 of 8
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The Fert Stockton Pioneer
G. W. Rose,
Eilitor and Proprietor
- Associate Editor
Kntvred mm •#*i*oud»o!aaa matter April
S. IM08, nt tlie Pn*tnfHit* .it Fort Stock-
ton,IVxhm, uiKler tin* Vet of Coiigreai
of March :t. 1879.
U.ftO PER TEAR XK ADVANCE
We are authorized to announce How*
ell Johnson as a candidate for the office
of County Judge of Pecos County, elec-
tion Tuesday Nov. f>th. 1912.
We are authorized to announce Tryon
Lewis as a candidate for the office of
County Judge of Pecos County, election
Tuesday Nov. f»th. 1912.
W’e are authorized to announce J. N.
Morton as a candidate for County Judge
of Pecos county, election November 5th,
We are authorized to announce D. C.
Payne as a candidate for the office of
County Judge of Pecos County, elec
tion November 5th 1912.
We are authorized to announce D. S.
Barker as a candidate for re-election to
the office of Sheriff of Pecos county,
election Nov. 5th, 1912.
We are authorized to announce J. L.
Moore as a candidate for re-election to
the office of Assessor of Pecos county,
election Nov. 5th, 1912.
We are authorized to announce W.
C. Fairey as a candidate for the office
of Tax Assessor of Pecos county, elec-
tion Nov. 5th. 1912.
We are authorized to announce V. C.
Brannon as a candidate for Tax Asses-
sor of Pecos county, election Nov. 5th,
We are authorized to announce Her-
man H. Butz as a candidate for re-
election to the office of Treasurer of
Pecos county, election Nov. 5th, 1912.
We are authorized to announce R. I).
Blaydes as a candidate for County At-
torney for Pecos county, election Nov.
We are authorized to announce C'has.
T. Haltom as a candidate for re-election
to the office of County Attorney for
Pecos county, election Nov. 5th, 1912.
COUNTY AND DISTRICT CLERK.
We are authorized to announce Frank
Rooney as a candidate for re-election to
the office of County and District Clerk
of Pecos county, election Nov. 5th. 1912.
FOR JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.
We are authorized to announce S. A.
Ott as a candidate for Justice of the
Peace, Precinct No. 1, in Pecos county,
election Nov, 5, 1912.
We are authorized to announce E, L.
R. W'heelock as a candidate for Justice
of the Peace, Precinct No, 1. in Pecos
county. Election November 5, 1912.
We are authorized to announce S. A.
Puckett, as a candidate for Justice of
the Peace, Precinct No. 1, in Peccs
County. Election Nov. 6th 1912.
Will Take Over Lighting and
Ice Plant T he 15th.
Tin* Bi'odi*.-Stevens Co. will
takeover ihe Port Stockton Light
Ice Plant, the loth of this month
with Hurt / Kasson as temporary
local manager. Wo understand
this is a strong company and will
in the near future put both, the
electric light and laundry plants
into operation. Messrs. Odom &
County Convention Counts
Election Returns for Pceos
Ou the 3rd day of august, A. 0.
1912, the delegates to the Dem-
ocratic County Convention of
Pecos County Texas met m regu-
lar session at Port Stockton, in
said County, . K. Chancellor,
Chairman ot the Democratic Coun-
ty Kxecutive Committee acting as
temporary chairman, and John
K Lilly acting as temporary sec-
After the credential!! of all del-
egates present had been duly
passed upon, the temirorary or-
ganization was made permanent.
Thereupon the Pecos County
vote cast at the Democratic I’ri
mar.v election held in said County
on July 27th A. D. 1912 was duly
canvassed, and the result thereof
found to be as follows:
U. S. Senator:
Morris Sheppard .............. 87
Jacob Wolters................. 64
C. B. Randell......... 13
Matt Zollner................ ... 1
0. B. Colquitt............ 117
W. F. Ramsey ................ 7H
Wiley Imboden.................. 53
W. H. Mayes................... 95
W. P. l.ane............... 64
Bob Barker........ .. 92
Commissioner Ins. and Banking:
B. L. Gill................... 176
J. D. Walthall.............. 68
M. B. Harris................... 16
B. F. I.ooney ... 71
Aston .... IS
Commissioner Gen’i. Land Office:
Robison ....... ... US
Gaither ___________ 5
Commissioner of Agriculture:
Iron ... 6
Supt. Public Instruction:
F. M. Braliy 171
R. K Commissioner 1st Place:
W. D. Williams ________________ 162
R. R. Com. 2nd Place unexp. term:
Mason _____ ..... U
Thomas ....... 6
Wortham ................... 63
Chief Justice Supreme Court:
Ass. Justice, Term expires 1916;
Craig........ .......... 5
Ppillips ........................ 56
Speer _______ 21
Townes ........................ 12
A. E. Stevens ......... 12
Ass . Justice, Term expires 1914:
Hawkins ..... 70
Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals:
Court Civ. App. 8th Jud. Dist. Chf. Jus:
Jas R. Harper 85
F. G. Morris ....... 67
Associate Justice, Mo. 1:
J. F. McKenzie .............. 131
Associate Justice, Mo. 2.
E. F. Higgins........ ..... 79
Congress, lbth District:
W. R Smith.... ........ 166
Judge, 63rd Judicial District:
W. C. Douglas
Attorney. 63rd Judicial District:
(». M. Thurmond
Representative, 120th District:
Jo** Jayne......... .....
G. N. Gentry
W. R, Chancellor 21
W hereupon the following dele-
gate-, were elected to the various
siule and District Democratic
Conventions, and instructed to
cast the vote of IVco* Couiuy as
was shown b.v the results of the
July 27th l*i unary,
Dowell Johnson delegate, John
H. Storms and James Iiooney
alternates to the Slat*! Convention-
John M. Odom delegate to the
bth Judicial District Convention.
K. Harry delegate to the Kith
Congressional District Conven-
W. C. Jackson Delegate to the
Moon Light Picnic.
Tuesday night of this week the
boys who attended the Townsend
house party gave the girls a moon
light picnic and hay ride in honor
of Miss Margin ett Townsend,
Mrs. O. W. Williams anil Mrs.
The crowd left about seven o’-
clock, and drove out tothoThorns-
berry place, where supper was
served by tlie hoys, which con-
sisted largely of fried chicken,
olives, cake and cream. After
supper a number of games wore
played. Mut A Jeff, the tallest
and tin* shortest of the crowd, 1
I will return home from Fort
Davis, the last of August and will
resume in.v class in music, both
vocal ond instrumental, when
Those wishing to receive dis-
tinctions from me, that have not
already arranged with me, will
please leave name at Pioneer office,
if Mrs. K. Harry.
One hundred and sixteen acres
of land, .‘*-4 mile west of court
house, about 40 acres of this lam!
is subdivided into blocks and lots.
doing the “turkey trot*' wore This land lies south of Herman
the feature of the evening.
Mr. Pryor created unite a bit ot
laughter by exposing Kddie’s
new style handkerchief to the
crowd. After a pleasant drive all
departed for their homes declar-
ing that they had had one of the
lH*st times of their lives.
Butz's pasture and adjoins the M.
C. Wade addition on the north.
$loo | rr acre 1 3 cash, balance
easy terms. Dowell Johnson.
Ballew Sends Bullet Into His
La Junta, C'olo., Aug. Bat-
tling desperately every inch ofj
ground he gave, before a posse,
led by five desperate determined
deputy sheriffs, George Ballew,
Tennessee gunman, sought a mo-
ment's respite behind a haystack
and tired a bullet into his bruin.
■4 • sections good land, solid body
10 miles north of town and one
and one half miles north of I^eon
Valley, land lies west of Titus
county school land, 2j sections per-
fectly level, balance ubout HO j*er
cent level. Shallow water. Cheap,
tf Storms & Johnson.
Twenty acres improved irrigut*
ed land, all fenced, and cultivated
last your. L. L. Felix tract of
i land, near the O. K. Gayinon
living instantly, three miles south; . .... . • .. ’
• 4 , | place, I Ins is a snap. See Chas.
west of this city yesterday.
Ballew was the man who shot i
up a summer hotel at South Plate |
Saturday and then started on a
wild chase for Las Cruces, V M.
w ith the intention of killing his
girl wife who recently deserted
him. He stated to friends before
stiu ting on hi-* wild escapade that
he was bound to be avenged for
the desertion of his wife, and it
was relatives of her that In* shot
at South Plate.
Auto for Sale or Trade.
Good second hand Maxwell
Automobile, 30 horse power, live
passenger, for sale or trade,
cheap. Inquire of Henry Dams,
with the Irrigated Lands Co.
Five and one half sections of
valley land, two miles from Leon
holes. The best bargain ever of-
fered. See Charles Gramm.
Restaurant For Sale
His Eyesight Was Bad.
He was very much intoxicated
very polite and very much alone,
although he did not seem to rea-
lize t hat fact. He was the only
passenger on the surface car and ^
the conductor whs keeping a j ^*ood Trade, Well Furnished ^
watchful eye on him. He was oc-1 Electric Wiring, Water Tank, “
cupying a rear side seat.
Presently a woman got on. The
intoxicated man arose, lifted his
hat with an elaborate bow and
said: “Excuse me, ma’am. Rea-
liz-.li I'm no conishun to uddresh
a lady, but I ji>li can't bear to see
you standsh up. Kin’ly take muh
I In* woman did so and the in-
toxiciited man stood up all the
way to the end of the line. New ;
I will le.-umc my work at the
opening of the school, and will
appreciate the patronage of tho-c, j
who wish to study music under!
7 2 4t Mrs. W. T. Jones.
Board per week
Butz have been making a great
success with the Ire plant, and' ''h'*'' ll1’
. ..... ... bJrd Judicial District Convention.
F. A. Stubblefield Delegate to
when the lighting and laundry
plants are started, it will add
greatly to the business and also
to Hu* convenience of the citizens
of die city.
James Rooney gat hern] seventy
one pounds ot grapes from three
vines, which at the local market
price, brought over $2 (X* per vine.
Calculate the vali...... ... m r... f>»7 I Xu Hr\diT,,?v7writt7n.
the 120th Representative District
Each of said delegates were
given power to give Ins proxy,
in ease of his inability to attend
the convention to which tie was
elected as a delegate.
There being no further business
before the Convention, the same
was then adjourned since die.
Witness our official signatuaea
at Fort Stockton, Texas, on the
A choice section of land, west
of Fort Stockton, near the first
town on the Orient. See Chas.
vines to tin* acre, and you have
$1074.(HI per acre, annual revenue.
But make an average of half that
amount and it shows wonderful
possibilities for our gra|»e grow-
W. R. Cham'kgloh,
Jons E. Lilly, Secretary.
Prospectors From Corsicana.
A. L. Hampton, J. S. Callicutt,
Ten Hi res irrigated land, fenced
and planted to Milo-Maize last
year. Price $100.00 per acre.
Terms $.">().(K) cash, balance on
J. B. Allen, Mr. and Mrs. T. L. ! the installment plan. See
Scruggs, Mrs. Townes and Miss Cham. Gramm.
Lizie Dickis of Goroema. regis-
tered at the Stockton Hotel Wed-
nesday night. They are proa
peeling, and, of course are sur-
prised and pleased at the tilings
they find here.
Stillwell Park Addition lots, for
aalc very reasonable. These are
choice lots and can he bought on
the iiiaVallpient plan. See Chaa.
Any one wishing to subscribe
or renew for the Ladies Home
Journal ot Saturday Evening Post
see Mrs. J. L. Mitchell or leave
tin* order at Pioneer Office.
Two line business lots, just south
of Stockton Hotel, two blocks
West of depot. Host bargain in
the city, see CHAS. GRAMM.
Two good business lots, well
located on Stockton st reet to trade
for improved irrigated land. See
F. E. Grimes.
Sec or call
Juan Vega, Phone 174
Hay For Sale.
Alfalfa. Millet and Korghuin
hay for sal**, at market price.
h 2 4t Ed. Stockton.
Millet hav, raised on tract 3l>,
sec. 10, irrigated lands. Will sell
very cheap. Address Box 3."*.
Auto For Granada.
Leaves every morning at 0:30.
If Baggagt carried oa back. tf
The Railroad will he complet-
ed into Fort Stockton about
October the 1st, and values of
all lands and town lots will
advance. Now is the time to
buy lots, irrigated land and
shallow water propositions.
We can please you, no matter
what you want.
W. T. JONES & CO
Right In and Surrounding The City
The Largest Irrigation District
By The Side of The Largest Town
In The Largest County, Pecos
In The Largest State, Texas
In The Largest and Best
Nation In The World.
Best Land and Cheapest Soil in Texas
Purest WATER, for any purpose, in
the World. The Springs alone flow
Over 55,000,000 Gallons of Water
Daily. We grow anything from 10
tons of alfalfa to the acre, to field crops
of any kind and finest fruit, as well as
cantaloupes, watermelons etc.
For Full Information and Literature \\ rite Us
Fort Stockton Irrigated
1015 Grand Av. Temple
KANSAS CITY. Mo.
FORT STOCKTON, Tex.
First National Bank, Fort Stockton, Texas
First State Bank, Fort Stockton, Texas
Commerce'Trust Co., Kansas City, Mo.
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