The Fort Stockton Pioneer. (Fort Stockton, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, December 20, 1912 Page: 2 of 12
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The Glad Christmas
Time Is Almost Here!
T OOK through our elegant line of Cut
■L* Glass, Hand Painted China, Jewelry,
Kodacks, Victor Talking Machines, Phono-
graphs, Fancy Box Stationery, Perfumery,
Toilet Waters, Comb and Brush Sets, Shav-
ing Sets, Traveling Sets, Manicure Sets,
Ivory Backed Combs and Brushes.
If You Don’t See What You Want, ASK FOR IT!
Superfine Stationery in
dainty packages that
would delight a Queen.
For Sale Cheap; Terms to Suit. Own YOUT Own Ir-
5 lots in 2d Government Fort ridntinn Plant
Addition. $55. Lots in Haltom TlgaUOn ridlll.
Addition and Belanger Addition, 1 have had drilled, recently, a
$25.tX). well on a tract of 640 acr/*s, 10
6 lots in Government Port Ad-i miles Northeast of town, and 2
dition, $50.00. miles North of the Orient right*
10 lots in Alamo Addition, $30. of-way. This well is 143 feet
Tracts 1, 2 and 3. Tom Wood’s! deep, and water rises to within 14
Addition, 10 acres each. $45.
Newly built home on Lot 3,
Block 22. St. Gall Addition. Lot
is 50 varas square, equaling four
feet of the surface, and is good,
and palatable. There is a centri-
fugal pump and a 10 horse power
eugine over the well, ready for
city lots. Situated two blocks use. This well has been tested as
from the courthouse. Has pump far as capacity of pump would
well in the yard; has new’ fence j afford, four hours steady pumping,
around the lot; has adobe walls, at 400 gallons per minute. And
with a shingled roof, having a
bungalow effect; has four rooms
and a gallery. House has just
been painted, and is plastered in-
side. Has two closets inside and
two cement block flues. Price
$1850. Chas. T. Haltom.
Was It Brother Duncan?
A bridegroom gave his best
man an envelope.
“Hand it to the parson after the j
ceremony,*' he said, “but don't do
The best man followed instruc-
tions, but it seems that he per-
formed his task too covertly, for
the father of the bridegroom,
after the pair had departed, be-
lieved that an omission had occur-
red and quietly pressed a bank-
note into the minister’s hand. But
he also was too secretive about it,
and beforo the party broke up the
bride’s brother felt called upon
to draw the minister aside and
water could not be lowered below
first strata, which was struck at
24 feet. The land is fine farming
land, level and smooth. Will sell
in 40 acre tracts and up, and will
sell the well with HO acres of land
at $70.00 per acre. This is the
best bargain in good farming land
with absolutely your own water,
on the market. Call on or ad-
dress. Howkll Johnson,
Fort Stockton, Texas
When your feet are wet and
cold, and your body chilled
through and through from ex-
posure, take a big dose of Cham-
berlain’s Cough Remedy, bathe
your feet in hot water before
going to bed, and you are almost
certain to ward off a severe
cold. Sold by Stcokton Phar-
thrust a $10 bill upon him.
City Taxes Due.
All persons owing city taxes
are hereby requested to call at my
__ office and settle same. If not paid
“I had been troubled with con- before Jan. 1st 1913, the penalty
stipation for two years and tried an(l other costs will be attached,
all of the best physicians in Bris-1 M. Shaw. City Tax Collector,
toi, Tenn., and they could do
nothing for me,” writesThos. E.
Williams, Middletboro, Ky. Two
packages of Chamberlain’i Stom-
ach and Liver Tablets cured me,
For sale by Stockton Pharmacy.
Morton the tinner and plumber
wants your business.
For Sale or Rent.
990 acres good land, no waste,
20 miles northeast of Fort Stock*
ton. For particulars see or write
I. Gonzales, Buena Vista, Texas.
Miehelin inner tubes, all sizes,
The State of Texas, >
County of Pecos (i
Notice is hereby given that by virtue
of a certain execution issued out of the
Honorable County Court of Reeves coun-
ty, on the 25th day of October 1012, by
H. N. McKellar, county clerk of said
court, for the sum of two hundred
and thirty-five and 49-100 Dollars and
costs of suit, under a judgment, in favor
of Citizens State Rank of Toyah, in a
certain cause in said Court, No. 314 and
styled Citizens State Rank of Toyah,
vs. Tom Riggs et. al placed in my
hands for service, 1, D. S. Barker, as
Sheriff of Pecos County, Texas, did, on
the 4th day of December 1912, levy on
certain Real Estate, situated in Pecos
County, Texas, described as follows,
to wit: Abstract No. 5608, certificate
or script No. 4732, survey No, 20, and
levied U|»on as the property of Tom
Riggs. And that on the first Tuesday
in January 1913, the same being the 7th
day of said month, at the Court House
door of Pecos C6unty, in the town of
Fort Stockton, Texas, between the
Hours of 10:00 A. M. and 4:00 P. M.
by virtue of Said levy and said execu-
tion, I will sell said above described
Real Estate at public vendue, for cash,
to the highest bidder, as the property
of said Tom Riggs.
And in compliance with the law, I
give this notice by publication, in the
English language, once a week for three
consecutive weeks immediately preced-
ing said day of sale, in The Fort Stock-
ton Pioneer, a newspaper published in
Witness my hand, this 4th day of
December 1912. D. S. BARKER,
Sheriff Pecos County. Texas.
A Real Bargain.
.Seven sections of land on the
Orient, 22 miles West of Fort
Stockton. ()n one of these sections
is located the town to be, Tan-
quary, just the projier distance
between Ft. Stockton and Alpine
to make a good town. In all, 37,-
500 acres tine land, smooth and
level, perfect title. The Orient
Railroad will be there before Jan.
1st, 1913. and is under contract
to build depot, stock pens, and
put down and equip a well on the
east half of Section 23, one of the
same. The price has been $6.50
per acre but now is $7.00, with
terms. Howell Johnson.
Why pav rent when we
have good residences worth
Lots 3 and 4, Block 13; Lots
21 and 22, Block 14; Lot 14,
Block 6; all in Old Fort Ad-
dition, in business center,
at bargains if sold within
Good resident lots, close in
and acreage tract to suit.
8 sections solid body good
ranch land $1.50 bonus and
#1.30 due the State in 34
years at 3 per cent.
50 sec. ranch, well improv-
ed, 16 sec. patented for #1.50
bonus and $1.37 due the
State in 32 years at 3 per
cent, the rest leased at 5
cents per acre.
Close in, irrigated, improv-
ed tract that will bring
J. H. DOWNS. Manager
1st Floor, Stockton Building
Lime, Cement, Brick and all Kinds of
H. C. Petty
J. L. MITCHELL
Will figure on any kind
of building, large or ■mall
i mm UK s mmi urn
Sanitary Plumbing, Steam and Hot Watei
Heating, Gas Fitting and Electric Wiring
Reasonable Prices - - Satisfaction Guaranteed
Geo. Westerman, C. A. Westerman
F. A. STUBBLEFIELD
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS
......... .......-- AND ........
FIRE AND BOND INSURANCE
Office in The Firat National Bank
Fort Stockton, Texaa.
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Barry, E. The Fort Stockton Pioneer. (Fort Stockton, Tex.), Vol. 5, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, December 20, 1912, newspaper, December 20, 1912; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth806858/m1/2/: accessed March 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; .