The Sulphur Springs Gazette. (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 47, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, February 19, 1909 Page: 1 of 8
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Vol. 47-No. 8.
SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEX^S, FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 19. 1909.
$1.00 a Year
Ten Days of Scissors=Giving!
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For the next ten days, begin-
ning tomorrow, we will give
everyone who pays $1.00 on
subscription to the Gazette
A Pair of Fine Shears FREE!
... V. . I
The jury in the Frank Askew (col-
ored; case (which was on trial when
we went to press last week) failed to
agree after being out more than two
days. Seven stood for cqutital and
five for conviction. This is the fonrth
Ten Day Scissor Offer.
We now have a big lot of the cele-
brated tension spring (self-sharpen-
ing) Alvord shears, or scissors, bought
to use in special clubbing propositions
as premiums. We have been giving
away a pair of these nice shears with
trial of this case, and the second jury ; each yearly subscriptioh tq the Ga-
that has failed to come to any agree- zette and Dallas Semi-Weekly News
ment; two juries having adjudged
him guilty, one of manslaughter and
one of murder. The case is to be
at the regular clubbing rate of $1 75
for the two papers. However, as we
have a big supply of. these shears on
tried again this term of court and is j hand, and are anxious to make this a
set for next Wednesday. big subscription month, we have de-
Enos Majors, assault to murder, j cided to offer, for 10 days, (beginning
plea of guilty to aggravated assault' Saturday, the 20th and closing Mon
Cotton Belt Officials Here.
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John F. Lehane, of Tyler, Texas,
general freight and passenger agent
of the Cotton Belt, and Guy L. Stew-
art, of St. Louis, Industrial and. agri-
cultural agent of the system, w ere in
Sulphur Springs last Monday, the
guests of the Sulphur Springs Com-
mercial Club. Secretary J. H' Nich-
olson turned out the entire board of
Live Wire directors at 3 o’clock,
when an informal reception was held
at the club rooms, at which time Mr.
Stewart was introduced to a number
of the business men including Mayor
R. B. Keasler, William F. Skillman,
O. M. Pate, W. A. Smith, W. H. Dick-
erson and Messrs. Tate and Fanning,
of the Daily News and Gazette, re-
Following the informal reception
the live Wire directors were addressed
by Mr. Stewart, who promised to
heartily co-operate with the Sulphur
Springs Commercial Club, iu making
Sulphur Springs and Hopkin* county
the mecca of prospective neseekr
-ers, and a commercial and iudustrial
center. Mr. Stewart urged the Im-
portance of accurate information in
regard to both the city and county iu
gp$Nenting oar reasons and the fur-
ther importance of the real estate
men^giving accurate; descriptions and
correct prices on land, etc.
f) It was suggested by both Mr.
Stewart ami Mr. Lehane that the Live
Wires connect with a live wire at
- Fine Bluff, Ark., and have Sulphur
Springs literature put on the hi*
monthly homeseekers trains over the
Cotton Belt at that point, the trains
remaining there 25 minutes, and ar-
riving there at 2 p. m. It was further
suggested that the secretary inter-
cept all such trains at Texarkana, and
get the homeseekers to use their stop-
over privilege at Sulphur Springs.
“Jack” Lehane who needed no in-
troductioh to either Sulphur Springs
or its citizens, and Mr. Stewart, were
both most favorably impressed with
the work being prosecuted by the
“Livest of the Live Wires.”
Pay for the Gazette one year and
get a pair of those self-sharpening
After Carnegie Library.
A mass meeting will be held at the
court house next Tuesday evening,
Febrnary 23d, at 8 o’clock sharp, un-
der the anspices of the Sulphur
Springs Commercial Club, for the
purpose of discussing thevCarnegie
library proposition, also the propo-
sition of organizing a stock company
to erect an uptodate opera house.
The site for the Carnegie library is
offered by Theo. Weigers, and the
site for the opera house by O. M.
Pate. ' <
The Live Wires and the ladies back
of the several civic dabs of Sulphur
Springs propose to raise $1000 an-
nually, so that the city council can
pledge 10 per cent of Mr. Carnegie’s
gift of $10,000, or $1,000 a year for
maintaining the library for ten years
The money will be collected by Sec-
retary J. H. Nicholson, and deposited
in both the City National Bank and
the First National Bank, subject to
draft by the mayor and city treasurer.
The ladies who are successfully en-
gineering the several civic dabs of
Sulphur Springs are most cordially
and urgently requested to attend the
mass meeting, and trice an active part
in the proceedings. Secretary Nichol-
son, who is from Pittsburg, Pa., and
who is conversant with the philan-
thropic work of Mr. Carnegie in the
matter of establishing libraries, has a
feasible proposition to advance for
the maintainance of the library, so
that the city council can guarantee
the $1,000 a year for ten years, the
conditions under which Mr. Carnegie
will make his gift to the city of Sul-
phur Springs of $10,000.
All who are interested in the Car-
negie library proposition, whether
they pre interested in an uptodate
opera house or not, should manifest
their interest in the library by turn-
ing out en masse Tuesday evening to
the mass meeting.
and fined $50 and costs.
J. J. Williams, disposing of mort-
gaged property; dismissed.
Jake Wortham, (colored) rape, plea
of guilty; two years in the peniten-
tiary. ' |
Aurelius Collors, (colored) rape,
plea of guilty; two years in the peni-
Willie B. ;Lewis, (colored) rape;
transferred to the juvenile court.
Ernest Owens, assault to murder;
continued. Hooker Finley and Lee
James, witnesses in this case, wftre
fined $25 for failure to obey process
of Court. Case set for Feb,^2nd.
Major Johnson, rape, (two cases)
dismissed on account of insufficient
Oleander Turman, incest; dismiss-
Firm Williams, forgery and passing
forged instrument; plea of gnilty to
day, March 1st,) a pair of these shears
fhee with every yearly subscription
to the Gazette.
This offer will not interfere with the
Gazette and Dallas News offer; you
can still get the shears with the two,
but fo$ the next ten days you can get
them by paying one year ($1.00) on
Parties wanting shears sent by mail,
Will please add 5c extra, or send that*
amount in stamps to cbver postage,
as the cost of the shears is so heavy
we cannot afford the additional ex-
pense of postage for mailing.
If you w$ut a pair of these fine
shears free, don’t wait; come now
whlhr#e have them.
Yours very truly,
R. W. Fanning. Publisher.
swindling under v.lne o ( $60,-.nd j-Salphor Springs, Texas, Feb. 17-
punlebment assessed at f-n. of $76 g™* operations have .1-
gnH^mnnhh.inkH been inaugurated here, the
hoiHiracts having been let for a five-
Five hundred bushels of pure Me-
bane cotton seed for sale, price reas-
onably. Apply to J. D.' Crutchfield,
LOOK IN OUR WINDOWS
If you want to see the swellest line of
Ever shown in Sulphur Springs. We have
them in ail the latest patterns, made up full
or half peg top. Our prices are 50c to $1.50
a pair less than you can buy them elsewhere.
Men’s Pants, all Kinds, from 75c
to $7.50 the Pair.
THE PRICE IS THE THING I
THE BIG 4 STORE,
East Side Sqaare, Sulphir Springs, Texas. .
LOOK FOR THE BIG 4 SIGN !
and two months in jail
Robert Kirby, burglary; £>lea of
gnilty; two years in the penitentiary*
Robert Kirby, perjury; plea of
gnilty; two years in the penitentiary.
Willie Legate, burglary; tried by
jury and verdict of not guilty.
Hatch Odom, seduction; set for
Feb. 22nd. ^
Jack’ Caddell, passing forged in-
strument; plea of guilty to swindling
ander value of $5(h Fined $100 and
cost and given 60 days in jail.
Walter Pannell, murder, continued
on account of absence of Joe and Ada
Bates and Jim Davis, witnesses, and
each of said witnesses were fined $25
for failure to obey process of Court.
Dave JohnSon, assault to murder,
reduced to aggravated assanlt; plea
of gnilty; fined $25.
cottage on Locust street and a
two-story residence on College street,
the latter to be erected at a cost of
$3,000. The contracts have been
warded to Hodge & Ellis, local build-
rs and contractors, and the material
for the Locust street cottage is already
on the ground.—Dallas News.
Arbor Day Proclamation.
Parsuant to the request of Chairman
*lTaltar I. Harper, of the committee
eraf^pnhlic parka and shade trees of
the* Sulphur Springs Commercial
Club, Mayor R. B. Keasler last Satur-
day issued the following Arbor Day
“The State of Texas, City of Sul-
phur Springs—Know ye that I, R. B.
Keasler, Mayor of the city of Sulphnr
THE CITY NATIONAL BANK
UNITED STATES DEPOSITORY
Read Our Statement
AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS FEB. 5, 1909
Loans and Discounts, . . .
U. S. Bonds and Securities,
Banking House, Furniture,
Fixtures and Real Estate,
Cash and Exchange, . . .
Total, . '. . . .
Surplus and Undivided Profits 70,061.86
Deposits, . . . . . .
Total, t k . .. .
»% ■ *st.
. Larger, stronger, better ihan ever,
We solicit your business.
There’s no account too large for us to handle.
None too small for us to appreciate.
W. F. SKILLMAN, . . .
Springs, do hereby designate Thurs-
day, the 25tb day of February, 1909,
Arbor Day for the city of Sulphur
Springs, for the year 1909, and I sug-
gest that our people, so far as may be
consistent with their duties, make the
same a day for planting trees of va-
rious kinds, shrubbery^ etc , and a
day which may be looked baok to
in the future as * the beginning
of the beautifying of a Gz
er Sulphur Springs, and I'
upon all our citizens to enter fully
to the spirit of the occasion, and
it one of pleasure and j
“Given Under my
this the 13th day of
“R. B. Keaslbr,
“Mayor of the City of Sulphur
Springs.” ; , 1
A motion for a new trial in the W.
B. Pratt dkse was overruled ind no-
tice of appeal was given.
Judge Porter dismissed the jury
Wednesday noon and adjourned court
natil Monday morning.
Sulphur Springs Hustling.
Sulphur Springs, Tex., Feb. 17.—
The Sulphur Springs Commercirl Club
has merited the title of “livest of live
wires” during the last three days,
having mailed out 446 pieces of lit-
erature to points covering ev ery state
in the Union, Nova Scotia, the Baha-
ma Islands and Mexico. The lists
were furnished by Guy L. Stewart,
industrial and agricultural agent of
the Cotton Belt, who submitted 371
names; Henry Tapp, who furnished
the names of twenty-nine interested
in Texas lands, the result of his in**
serting a farm for sale advertisement
in The Semi-Weekly Farm News,
while A. L. Mark, a Hopkins County
farmer, furnished the names of forty-
six in Pleasonton, Iowa; Cobb, Hu-
mansville and Saline, Mo., who had
signified an interest in Texas landf.
Postmaster W. P. Harris says if the
live wires keep up this large volume
of outgoing mail, that Snlphnr Springs
will shortly be entitled to free deliv-
ery, the office now being a second-
class one.—Dallas News.
I CAROTHERS BROTHERS 1
Can Fit' the Hardly to Fit hi •/
We have suits made up. in stouts, slims and e^tra
sizes. Our high-grade tailor-made Spring Clothing
Is now ready for your inspection, and we take great
pleasure in showing you through the entire line.
High Interest in West.
Wednesday’s daily papers stated
that the Commissioners Court of How-
ard county had selected one of the
banks in Big Springs as county deposi-
tory, the bank agreeing to pay 7 per
cent interest on daily balances. This is
an unusual rate of interest for a bank
to pay on daily balances and is an evi-
de nee that at least that section of the
west is short on money. Where pros-'
perity reigns there is no occasion for
a bank to pay such a high rate of in-
terest. When banks are forced to pay
high interest, the man who borrows
from them, has to “pay the toll.” So,
those who go west—to Howard coun-
ty-may figure on paying stiff interest
when they borrow money.
Dr. Taylor can extract
your teeth without pain,
and positively no bad ef-
Copyright 1908 . _
j SCHLOSS BROS. * CO.'
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I CAROTHERS BROTHERS
SOUTH SIDE SQUARE, SULPHUR SPRINGS, TEX.
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Fanning, R. W. The Sulphur Springs Gazette. (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 47, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, February 19, 1909, newspaper, February 19, 1909; Sulphur Springs, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth816352/m1/1/: accessed May 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society.