The Sulphur Springs Gazette (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 54, No. 27, Ed. 1 Friday, August 4, 1916 Page: 3 of 10
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THE SULPHUR SPRINGS GAZETTE, AUGUST 4, 1916.
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TRAMEL’S BIG UNLOADING SALE
To Be Continued Through Next Week
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Thousands of customers have attended this sale and carried away loads of bargains.
The big store has been crowded from front to back almost continually since the doors
opened last Friday morning. We have such a tremendous stock of summer merchan-
dise to dispose of and the people are responding so very liberally that we have decided
to continue the sale through' next week. If you have not already been here don’t fail
The Katy holds its annual picnic at
®nford Park tomorrow.
Miss Bessie Milam of Greenville is
-yisiting friends in the city.
Twelve cars of watermelons went
<mt over the Katy Tuesday.
Dr. J. H. Holbrook made a profess-
ional visit to Yantis Friday.
Howard Dunlap and wife of Mount
Pleasant, are visiting their parents in
FORMULA FOR KILLING BUGS
The State, Inspector, for Florist, was
here this week and gave Mr. L. G.
Pierce, the manager of Barlow’s Green
House, the following formula for kill-
ing bugs on roses, Coleus and ferns:
1 bar strong Laundry soap, disolved
in two gallons of boiling water; add
one gallon gerosine oil. To one part
of this solution add five parts water
and use as a spi^iy.
Mr. Pierce says he has had a num-
ber of calls in the past few weeks in
regard to a formula for killing bugs of
this, nature, and he requests that we
publish this for the benefit of those
who might be interested.
* Miss Charleton Ruth Banks, who has
%een quite sick, is now reported to be-
Attorneys H. E. Pharr and C. E.
Sheppard httended court at ML Vernon
Mrs. Cullen F. Thomas, of Dallas, is
"visiting her sister, Mrtp W. F. Skill-
aDoan, this week.
Miss Annie Neal of Madill, Oklaho-
ma, is the visiting guest of Mrs. Henry
33artain this week. -
E. Si Moncrief left Saturday for Lub-
"bock, where he will visit his sister,
3drs. Ruby Wright.
Raymond Garrison returned $atur-
•day morning from Denton, where he
Attended the normal school.
fVilliam Peirce, of Brenson, Mo.,
•came in this week to make his home
3iere with his son, L. G. Peirce.
Miss Anna Peirce, of Dallas, has
'been the guest of her brother and
fif&mily, L. G. Peirce, for the palt week.
Is your boy lacking in self confi
•dence? Give him a thorough business
Ike Hare and ijenry Smith of the
Sulphur Bluff country were in the city
•on business Thursday. They report
crops fair and health good.
August 7th„ at 6 p. m. the special
terms otter for entrances in the
"Draughon’s * Practical Business College
At Sulphur Springs closes. See Prof.
O. L. Anderson at Chamber of Com-
Billiousness and Stomach Trouble.
“Two years ago I suffered from fre-
quent attacks of stomach trouble and
billiousness,” writes Miss Emma Ver-
bryke, Lima, Ohio. “I could eat very
little food that agreed with me and I
became so dizzy and sick at my stoml
ach at times that I had to take hold of
something to keep from falling. Seb-
ing Chamberlain’s Tablets^ advertised
I decided to try them. I improved rap-
idly.” For sale by Askew & Buford.
DRAFT HORSE FOR SALE
Seven years old; about 16 1-2 hands
high; fine condition, and is guaran-
teed to be sound. Apply to W. J. Rob-
inson, Yantis, Tex. pi
The two sons* of Dr. and Mrs. J. J.
Johnson, Graydon and Ben Leighton
are sick with fever at their home on
‘Mrs. M. B. Freemster of Longview
has accepted a position with Perkins
Bios. Co., as sales lady in the Ready
to Wear Department.
Mrs. Enos Gaskins, accompanied by
her daughter, Maurine, came in Tues-
day night 7 from an extended visit to
relatives at Houston.
GRAND JURY LIST—AUGUST, 1916
L. E. Gee, W. D. Smith, Sam W. Jen-
nings, C. H. Lindsey, T. J. Jackson,
Womack Jones, R. L. Hyde, W. J. Hul-
sey, G. A. McGowan, W. F. Hull, M. C.
Mayes, J. W. Smiddy, E. C. Johns, G.
I. Vaughan, J. H. Clifton, J. D. Ander-
Petit Jury—1st Week.
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J. R. Cain, W. R. Laudermilk, Oscar
Williamson, O. H. Henley, J. M. Kelly,
L. B. Minter, W. C. Stephens, J. J.
Orren, P. L. Knotts, R. S. Hayes, L.
W. Fite, Tom Milam, H. L. Ardis, J.
S. Brownfield, L. C. Collins, Edgar
Smith, O. C. Randolph, Aikin Bartlett,
G. W. Blankenship, B. S. Johnson, Joe
Ed. Buford, W. A. Baxley, W. C. Odell,
W. C. Davis, D. W. Chancey, C. H. Hol-
ley, I. H. Harris, W. W. Christenbury,
T. J. Mosley, D. Appleton, Alonzo
Smith, W. H. Hargrave, Joe Reed, W.
R. Morgum, J. D. Amox, W. M. Asbill.
Petit Jury—2nd. Week.
J. M. Cooley, D. M. Kerr, Daniel De-
Bord, A, Abies, W. C. Bearden, J. E.
Palmer, B. F. Martin, W. W. Steed, H.
C. McCorkle, L. G. France, H. R. Vit-
titow, O. L. Moore, W. O. ’Franklin, J.
C. Lindley, Joe Orms, John Gregg, R.
E. Hprton, Joe M. Minter, Dan Logs-
don, J- E- Worsham, E. E. Sandifer, R.
L. Williams, M. V. Hathcoat, R. H.
Ashby, Gy W. White, J. D. Melton, R.
A. Holland, Willie Chapman? B. F. Dav-
idson, E. R. Bartley, L. E. Orms, Jim
Taylor, J. P. Purcell, W. L. Horbison,
G. L. Cowser, E. E. Ad<Jy.
Wilbur Loving made a trip to Sul-
phur Bluff Wednesday. He found crop
conditions good, but says they have
had-too much rain in that section.
We understand that JJncle Dave Ray-
nalds of Old Tarrant is gradually de-
clining and his condition growing more
critical. Mr. Raynalds is one of the
old pioneers of Hopkins county and
lived where he now resides when the
court house of Hopkins county was
located at Tarrant.
While Fighting Mos- f
* HOW ABOUT YOUR BROCERIES?
ARE THEY FRESH ARP PURE?
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Thinking people everywhere are becoming more and more concern-
ed about the public health. The more dense our population be-
comes; the more necessary it is to guard against disease-spreading
germs and food contamination.
In the hot summer months especially it is wise to guard against im-
pure or unwholesome food. One of the great essentials in buying
food is to get only that which is clean and fresh—then it can be
depended on to be pure and wholesome.
We have always prided ourselves on keeping our stock FRESH
and CLEAN, and you can always DEPEND on getting only PURE
and WHOLESOME eatables at our store.
. PURE FOOD REDUCES THE DOCTOR’S BILL
Henry C. Williamson
Petit Jury—3rd. Week.
A. W. Brashear, T. S. Argenbright,
J. H. Hyde, L. L. Crabtree, Frank Ba-
ber; W. A. Wilson, A. M. Smith, G. T.
Bell, Walter Page, W. T. Kuykendall,
G. B. Shelton, J. F. Points, C. W. Hor-
lcey, C. C. Prim, J. I. Darby, R. K. Con-
ner, P. E. Leewright, J. A. Gulledge,
L. B. Wester, J. B. Rorinson, Joe
Campbell, Jim Anderson, Will Spark-
man, P. F. Bartlett, J. A. Brymer, E.
B. Minter, A. A. Bassham, F. M. Wil-
son, W. H. Brocheer, W. E. Fundter-
burk, L. D. Nix, Bruce Pate, J. O.
Mooney, E. J. Clark, G. M. Alvis, G. L.
Petit Jury-4th. Week.
Bob Searls, S. A. Roach, J. S. Waits,
J. E. Renshaw, J. T. Bibby, W. R.
Sims, M. A. Withrow, J. T. Swofford,
J. R. Rowell, J. M. Sheppard, Modey
Arnold, E. L. Kellogg,:Charley Dixon,
H. H. Gilliam, A. T. Helm, C. H. Pon-
der, M. Hurley, F. 'M. Davis, Joe Gay,
E. P. Salman, J. D. Pippin, W. T. Dom-
eron, Forest Ray, O. K. Penn, B. F.
Gamblin, Virge Williams, Frank
Knight, Lee Copeland, C. D. Causey, B.
I. Hargrave, J. S. Reneau, J. A. Mc-
Kay, F. W. Betts, Sam Burk, S. L.
Humphrey, W. M. Gorroutte.
The United States Government will
have a mule inspector at Bob Phillips’
Barn on Jefferson street next Monday,
August 7th., and will take mules from
5 to 9 years old, from 13 hands and 1
inch high to 16 hands and 1 inch high.
Every farmer can sell his own mule
and get the top price.
If you have mules to sell, have them
at this barn Monday for these inspec-
tors will be here one dry only.
NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL ES-
TATE UNDER EXECUTION
STATE OF TEXAS,
County of Hopkins.,
Farmersville Mill & Light Company
vs. S. N. Laws & Son.
County Court, Franklin County, Texas,
Whereas, by virtue of an alias exe-
cution issued out of the County Court
of Franklin County, Texas, on a judg-
ment rendered in said court on the
11th day of April, 1916, in favor of
Farmersville Mill & Light Company,
and against the said S. N. Laws &
Son, a firm composed of S. N. Law’s
and L. L. Laws, I did on the 25th day
of July 1916 at 4 o’clock p. m., levy
upon the following described tracts or
parcels of land belonging to the said
S. N. Laws, towit:
An undivided one-half ( 1-2) interest
in and to all that certain tract or
parcel of lan 1 situated in Hopkins
County, Texas, on Mitchell Creek, and
about 15 miles N. E. from Sulphur
Springs, surveyed by virtue of pre-
emption certificate of one D. S. West-
erman, in whose name the patent
Beginning at the original N. E. coi\
ner of said Westerman’s 319 acre sur-
vey; thence south with his E. B. line
1119 vrs. a stake in said line and in
small prairie; thence West 238 vrs,
a stake another corner; thence south
at 490 vrs. crpssing Mitchell Creek
in all south 1264 vrs. said Westerman’s
S. E. corner; thence west with his S.
B. line 570 vrs, his S. W. corner;,
thence north with his W. B. line 984
vrs. a stake in said line; thence east
550 vrs. a stake; thence north 1400
.vrs. a stake in said Western^an’s N.
B. line; thence east with said line 282
vrs. to the place of beginning, contain-
ing 159 1-2 acres in the whole tract.
Also an undivided one-seventh (1-7)
interest in and to the following des-
cribed two tracts of land, being of the
same survey as the above tract, sit-
uated in Hopkins County, Texas:
1st Tract: Beginning at said West-
erman’s N. W. corner a stake in prai-
rie; thence south with his W. B. line
1400 vrs. a stake in said line; thence
east 550 vrs. a stake; thence north
1400 vrs. a stake in his N. B. line;
thence west with said line 556 vrs.
to the place of beginning.
2nd. Tract: Beginning at a stake in
small prairie 1119 vrs. south of said
Westerman’s N. E. corner; thence
qouth 513 vrs. with his E. B. line to
tir most N. S. E. corner; thence west
238 Vrs. .an ell corner of said Wester-
man’s land;, thence north 513 vrs. a
stake; thence east 238 vrs. to the
place of beginning, said 1-7 interest
In said twro? tracts being 22 1-2 acres.
All of the land above described be-
ing the same land described in a deed
from J. A. Brymer and wrife D. A. Bry-
mer, to S. N. Laws, of date Dec. 26th.,
1895, and recorded in Vol. 31, page 24
deed records of Hopkins County, Tex-
And on the 5th day of September,
1916, being the first Tuesday in said
month, between the hours of 10 o’clock
a. m. and 4 o’clock p. m., on said day
at the court house door of said Hop-
kins County, Texas, I will offer for
sale and will sell at public auction for
cash, all the right, title and interest
of the said S. N. Laws in and to said
Witness my hand this the 26th. day
of July, 1916.
J. B. BUTLER,
Sherff Hopkins County, Texas.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. James and their
daughter, Miss Cynthia, of Keller, and
their son-in-law, T. L. Robinson, of
Ft. Worth, have been the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. James' daughter, Mrs.
C. W. Adams, on Connally street the
past few days. Mr. James formerly
lived near Pickton and has many
friends in Sulphur Springs and Hop-
Supt. F. V. Garrison returned last
Sunday from Denton, where he spent
the last 60 days as one of the faculty
of the State Summer Normal and sum-
mer school. Mr. Garrison reports a
very large attendance and much hard
work done during this time. He is
very enthusiastic about the special
Advantages the Normal exerts on a
town, from the standpoint of both edu-
cation and business.
A. L. Anderson of Jacksonville and
R. S. Bolton of Dallas, have been ap-
pointed as special agents for the Ford
Automobile in this terrtory, and will
open a general Ford agency here in
one of the Brashear buildings on Cori-
nally street under the firm dame of
The Hopkins Motor Co. They will car-
ry a full and complete line of all Ford
parts and repairs.
Messrs. Anderson and Bolton are
successful business men and come to
us recommended as gentlemen in all
The Ford Company announces anoth-
er substantial reduction in prices this
week (which will be found elsewhere
in this week’s issue of the Gazette)
and the regular 5-passenger Ford can
now be bought for $360, plus the
freight, which we understand is $34
or $35, making the car cost, laid down
$395. This is/ a reduction of $90 over
the prices that were in effect a week
ago, and will undoubtedly prove a great
stimulus to sales.
With tiie good roads movement
growing stronger and stronger all the
while; with our““ft>ur hundred and
some odd miles of graded roads, our
paved streets and the pikes we are
soon to have, there will unquestion-
ably be an ever-increasing demand for
automobiles in Hopkins county, and
from the way the Hopkins Motor Co.
seems to be starting off, we predict
that the new agency will puBh the Ford
car to the front in this territory.
F. H. Ribler Receives a Service Badge
From American Express Co.
F, H. Ribler, the efficient and ever-
courteous Agent fdr the American Ex-
press Company here, received a “Ser-
vice Badge” from the company Wed-
nesday. The badge is of high quality
gold and bears in the center the in-
scriptions, “American Express Co.”
and “Thirty Years Efficient Service.”
Mr. Ribler has been with the Amer-
ican Express Company for 'thirty-four
years, and could have retired nine
years ago on a pension, for the rest of
his life,, equal to half the amount of his
salary, but he prefers to fctand by his
post of duty as long as his physical
health will permit.
Our jovial friend is justly proud of
his “Badge of Service,” and it is &
nice token of appreciation from one of
the greatest corporations in the United
HORSE FOR SALE
A good family horse, perfectly safe;
one of the best double drivers in the
county; good wind, sound in every
way. A bargain for cash. Apply at
Cultivate dependability in your boy
or girl. It is best for you and best
for the child. A thorough Business
Training will work for thorough inde-
.Wasn’t it hard for you to “get by”
when you were coming up? It will be
harder for that child of yours if you
do hot fortify him with a thorough
business training. 4
C. W. McAlister and family, of 'Tira
left Tuesday for Greenville, where
they will make their future home. Mr.
McAlister will engage in the grocery
business in‘ Greenville.
Miss Emma Blount, trained nurse
of San Antonio, arrived Wednesday
to spend a few days visiting her
brother, H. R. Blount, and family, liv-
ing 3 miles east of town.
Mrs. D. D. Bailey, who lives on Gil-
mer street, was hooked by a cow Wed-
nesday. We understand her injuries
are not serious. Since the dogs are
to be muzzled, why not dehorn the
Constipation and Indigestion.
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“I have used Chamberlain’s Tablets
and must say they are*the best I have
ever used for constipation and indi-
gestion. My wife also used them for
indigestion and they .did her good,”
writes Eugene S. Knight; Wilmington,
N. C. Chamberlain’s Tablets are? mild
and gentle in their action. Give them
a/trial. You are certain to be pleased
with the agreeable laxative effect
which they produce. For sale by As-
kew & Buford. I
Rev. R. W. Lowery* Will Oren and
Emmett King, of SaltiUo, were here
Dr. and Mrs. W. C. Stirling have as
their guests this week, Mr. and Mrs. •
Frank Moxley and children, of San .
Antonio, and Mrs. H. D. Monk), of
Friends of Arthur Whittaker, who
is at San Angelo, for the benefit of
his health, will be glad to know that
recent word from him is that he is im-
proving. His wife left he^ about 3
weeks ago to visit him at
L. E. Gee, prominent fruit and melon
shipper, is offering a $5.00 prize for
the largest watermelon grown from
seed sold by him. Up to date Mr.
Buck Robinson is the winner, having
brought in one weighing 53 pounds ami
9 ounces. The prize is a season offer.
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D..L. Raynalds, who lives north of
the city, was here Wednesday and
took out a fine 1-year-old Shropshire
ram, which he bought recently at Law-
ton, Okla. Mr. Raynalds has been de-
voting considerable time and atten-
tion to sheep-raising for the past Sev-
eral years and has made a splendid
success along this line. He is a great
believer in raising good stock and is-
strong for the Shropshire breed of
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“Just As Ordered”
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It’s always a pleasure to find yoiir groceries “just as ordered,” ev-
erything complete—nothing substituted. We do our best to cany
any and everything in the grocery or produce line our customers
might need or want, and when we take your order you can depend
on getting just what you ordered, or else, you may know it was
not in town.
SATISFACTORY SERVICE IS ONE OF OUR HOBBIES.
PHONE No. 3 RURAL PHONE 90
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The Sulphur Springs Gazette (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 54, No. 27, Ed. 1 Friday, August 4, 1916, newspaper, August 4, 1916; Sulphur Springs, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth816857/m1/3/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society.