The Sulphur Springs Gazette (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), Vol. 54, No. 27, Ed. 1 Friday, August 4, 1916 Page: 4 of 10
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FIRST STATE BANK
Miss Ida Arnold visited friends in
\ Jack Whaley was a business visitor
in Como Tuesday.
CL J. parchman made a business vis-
it to Dallas Monday.
Mrs. Emma Miller is at home from a
visit to relatives at Saltillo.
4. L. Sailors of Elberta Lake was in
the city Tuesday for supplies. •
% Mrs. S. A. Brinkei* of Commerce is
visiting her son, Walter, in the city.
Mrs. P. W. Templeton left us Mon-
day for an outing at Eureka Springs.
Miss Myra Henderson is at home
-,from a vjsif to friends at Winnsbdro.
Mrs. C. B. Roberts and daughter,
Inez, are visits 'relatives in Denison.
0. M. Pate & Son’s Store
Joe Sullivan, of the Sulphur Bluff
community, was in the city Monday
on business. t
William fhomas, R. B. Porterfield
and Miss Flora Thomas visited in
Drs. Bed well and Bed well are in
Kansas City attending the American
R. E. McGlamery of Eliasville is "vis-
iting* his sister, Mrs. Alice Spence, at
her home on Depot street.
Mrs. J. L. Glover of Rush Springs
Oklahoma, is the guest of relatives
and friends here this week.
Mrs. Clarence Crosby and daughters
are at home fjrom a visit to her sister,
Mia. Hugh Ward, at Dallas.
Ifr. and Mrs. T. G. Ctfrlock of Winns
"bora, after Wi extended visit to friends
at Paint Bock, returned home Tueis-
day.. • /
Made before it is too
late. Children's pho-
tos a specialty.
H. E. Higdon
rugnest .patent rjour, tiuaranteea
48 lb. sack .....................$1.65
Whole Wheat Flour, 12 l-21b. sack
at .............. 50
Shotts, LOOlb. sack ............ 1-65
Bran, 1001b. sack .............. 1-30
Corn Chops, 1001b. sack ....... 1.75
Best Corn Meal, 351b. sack .... .75
Oats, 3, 4, and 5bu. sacks.......45
5bu. Oat Sacks ..................12
.Lame, per ddi. .............. 125
Cement, per sack, net ...... i...
Brick, per 1000 (Crush) ........10.00
Maize Heads, per lOOlbs........ 1.25
Cotton Seed Meal, per sack..... 1.65
Cotton Seed Hulls, per lOOlbs... .70
Cotton Seed Hulls, loose, per 100
Goods delivered in Sulphur Springs
at 5c per 100 lbs. extra.
All goods CASH.
We understand that Commissioner
Ivey recently re-elected, has typhoid
fever at his home in Pickton.
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Hunt, recent
guests of Mrs. H. V. Mason, have re-
turned to their home at Dallas.
Miss Marietta Patrick is at home
after an extended visit to her friend,
Miss Annie Tomlinson, at Ft. Worth.
Mayor Bert Thomas has bought a lot
on Davis street and will build an up-
to-date residence on it in the near fu-
Little Miss Nina Vergine.Foster,
'daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Fos-
ter, haa diptheria, and her condition
Mrs. Emil Sauer and daughter, Ber-
nice, returned Sunday night from an
extended visit to relatives and friends
in St. Louis.
Pharr Bros, are fair buyers and pay
good prices for hogs and cattle. They
have been on the job for many years
and Will treat you right.
Miss Lucy Bryarly has left us for
a time, and has accepted a position at
Soper, Oklahoma, where she will en-
ter at once upon her duties.
Mrs. H, Henderson entertained as
her guests from Daingerfield last Sun-
day, Mrs. R. S. Carver, Miss Bessie
Bell Newsome and Lawrence Jenkins.
Judge Howard Templeton and family
arrived here last Saturday from Min-
eral Wells. They came through over-
land in their car. The Judge will re-
main here for a few days visit at the
old home. 4
We have a large
stock of these beau-
tiful, sanitary rugs at,
the lowest prices.
Murray & Wester
The Chairman appointed the follow-
Committee on Credentials:
F. E. Scott, Chairman; Willis
Broach, J. T. Martin, R. B. Harper, J.
Committee on Delegates:
J. K. Brim, Chairman; J. H. Hol-
brook, W. E. Reeves, E. G. Pharr, J.
'Committee on Permanent Organiza-
tion and Basis of Representation:
J. C. Lindley, Chairman; M. D. Moss,
G. W. Bartlett, T. J. Flewharty, T. C.
Committee on Resolutions:
D. Thornton, Chairman; J. Boggs, W.
D. Beale J. N. Winifred, B. R. Ramey.
The following delegates were elect-
ed by the Convention:
1st. To the State Convention at
Houston, Aug. 8, 1916. J. Boggs, P. H.
Foscue, C. E. Sheppard, D. Thornton,
W. I. Harper, O. B. English, E. L. Ash-
croft, Jeff D. Lindley, B. A. King, W.
S. Southerland, J. F. Quinn, W. H.
Dickerson, T. C. McCorkle, C. O.
James, R. E. Bertram, Henry E. Pharr,
J. K. Birm, J. M. Roach, C. A. Sweet-
on, E. G. Pharr, W. E. Reeves, J. C.
Plemons, T. J. Russell, Tom Carpen-
ter, O. H. Makaffey, Peck Currin, C.
A. Bridges, L. I. Mercer, Brack Bran-
om, Ed. Stewart, J. H. Holbrook, J. A.
Dial, and Howard Templeton.
2nd. As delegates to the Conven-
tion for the Sixth Judicial District: J.
A. Dial, F. E. Sc^tt, Henry E. Pharr, A.
W. King, T. J. Ramey, G. H. Crane, H.
C. Connor, J. L. Mothershed.
3rd. As delegates to the Congress-
ional Convention for the First Con-
gressional District; W. H. Dickerson,
Hub Thomas, W. B. Loving, R. B.
Keasler, J. N. Winifred, M. D. Moss,
R. H. Greenwood, S. A. McClure, B.
R. Ramey, C. E. Mahaffey, R. W. Fan-
4th. As delegates to the Senatorial
Convention for the Second Senatorial
District: J. M. Melson, Buck Ticer, W.
The following Resolution was adopt-
ed by the Convention:
Resolved that if Submission carries
in the State of Texas, that our dele-
gates to the State Convention \frill be
bound to vote for and support all plat-
forms and resolutions in support there-
Be it further Resolved, that if the
Robertson Law carries by the popular
vote of the State, that our delegation
is instructed to support; and vote for
all resolutions in behalf of same at the
The Hopkins County ■ Democratic
Convention adopted the following plat-
form and, resolutions:
To the Chairman and Delegates of the
Democratic County Convention of Hop-
kins County, Texas, Assembled this,
the 29th. day of July A. D. 1916.
1. We indorse the platform adopted
at the National Democratic Convention
assembled in the city of St. Louis in
2. We indorse the administration of
Woodrow Wilson, and believe that his
Wisdom;v patriotism, democracy, and
commendable caution in guiding the
ship of state has almost reached a de-
gree of perfection and brought to his
countrymen a condition of honor and
peacefulness that every American
should be proud of.
3. We indorse our state adminis-
tration under the guidance of Govern-
or J. E. Ferguson, and commend him
and the course of his administration,
and especially do we commend his
course in paying and causing to be
paid the honest debts of his state. We
believe that his idea in assisting, by
the use of the funds of the state, in
thi education of the youths in the
rural districts, is laying a foundation
of which we will ultimately be proud
on account of its raising the standard
of the citizenship of our country.
4. We indorse the administration
of B. F. Looney, and his splendid band
of deputies, and believe that the vot-
ers of Texas, in electing him to suc-
ceed himself have taken a wise course.
5. We ihdorse the course pursued
by our state superintendent of public
instruction, Mr. Doughty and commend
him for his wisdom and many virtues.
6. All the candidates having been
eliminated from the senatprtal race ex-
cepting two, and it being certain that
one of the two aspirants will be elect-
ed and represent the great state of
Texas at Washingtong for the next
six years, we recommend that in the
campaign for the two candidates, that
electioneering and contentions in the
behalf of either shall be conducted on
the highest plane. Whoever carries
the commission to the capital let him
carry it clean and unscratched, unen-
cumbered, with anything detrimental
from the good citizens of Hopkins
7. In lookfng over the standard of
the citizenship of the great State of
Texas, we are proud to say, that we
don’t believe that it is excelled by any
OBEY THAT IMPULSE
—that is advisipg—urging—invoking you to attend this Big 4 Store's
utterly radical clearance sale wherein the very finest suits, boys*
clothes, richest haberdashery an£ other merchandise from the moat
notable American makers is being sold at \
Don't procrastinate —ACT NOW—Do what your best judgment m
prompting you to do. Heed the clamor of your real self, that is urging
you to buy all you possibly can of this merchandise while savings are
so great— * '
REAL VALUES IN SUITS
One lot Palm " Beach Suits,
worth $7.50, $4 Q5
Alfred Benjamin Balm Beach
Suits, worth up to tc 7C
All of our Men’s Straw Hats,
Any Man’s Panama Hat in
the house, a r
Men’s Palm Beach Pants, all
colors and sizes,
Boys’ Cool Cloth
Beach Suits, *
Genuine Priestly Mohair Suits
Rain-Proof, Sun-Proof and Color-Proof
Alfred Benjamin Silk Mohair
Genuine Priestly Mohair Suits,
worth $12.50 j
One lot of Children’s Wash Suits,
worth up to $2.50, now...............
All of our Ladies’ and Men’s Low Quarters at Actual Cost
THE PRICE IS THE THIH6 | LOOK FOR THE BIG 4 SIGN [the PRICE IS THE THIEgl
MEN’S STRAW HATS, 75c
country in the world, and the condi-
tions of prosperity, stability and hap-
piness that we enjoy is but natural
flowing from such a citizenship, and
among them we observe in particular
one of the world’s greatest statesmen
and patriots, the Hon. Joseph Weldon
Bailey, and we are proud to claim him
as a citizen of Texas, and always anx-
ious to do him honor.
Save the middle-man’s profit by
buying direct from the miH, located
on Cypress, 10 miles south of Mount
200,000 feet on hand: Rough, $1.25
per hundred feet.
B & B flooring, ceiling and drop-
siding $2.00. Ship Lap $1.5Q.
Phone: Yale, Purley or Clearwat-
. MAJORS, BLAKE C SCROGGIN
Scroggins, Texas, Rt. No. 1.
Miss Francis McClimons, Mesdames
Grover Mann and Walter Williamson
of this city and Mrs. Wyatt of Wax-
ahachie, visited friends in Paris Sun-
Contractor John Westbrook has
wrecked the old building of the Meth-
odist church, and the work of erect-
ing a new temple of worship will soon
be on the way.
Prof. A. E. Haney and" wife are at
home from Denton, where they have
been for the past two months. Prof.
Haney was on of the assistants in the
faculty of the Normal just closed.
SULPHUR SPRINGS AND HOPKINS
COUNTY GETS JEFFERSON v
At a meeting of the National Di-
rectors of the Jefferson Highway As-
sociation held at St. Joseph, Mo., July
19th., all contests were‘definitely set-
tled and those whom have labored so
hard to wrestle .from us this great
highway went home from St. Joseph
feeling and knowing that those in
charge were men of influence and
good judgment, as has been said be-
fore the State of Arkansas made a
strong fight for it, and this state was
the one that had given Texas#such a
fight, but when it come to the final
settlement, Texas gets all she asked
for and Arkansas gets nothing. So,
the route through Texas as was
adopted at the Greenville meeting on
January 19th, 1916, stands as adopt-
ed. Terrell and Tyler and those coun-
ties that made such a fight on Hop-
kins county, they, too, get nothing.
We hope all of our people are aware
that Texas made the best report of
progress as did any other state thru
which this great highway runs.
It’s how up to the people to connect
this road and begin advertising it. A
relay run is now being planned for
the southern end of the Jefferson
Highway to take place in October.
The Library Ladies will sell ice
cream cones Saturday, August 5th. at
Buford Park. The Library will be
closed that day.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONpERN
1 July 28, 1916-/
This is to certify that Bro. Eaveas
is a perfect Christian gentleman, and* 1
that he never did mistreat or offendi
me in his life.
(Signed) ETHEL SWANEY.
July 28, 1916-
I do hereby testify that Bro. Eaves'-
js a perfect Christian gentleman, an®
that the report that is going over the.^
country that he mistreated me is
W. A. Godfrey of the Tira community
was in the city on business Tuesday.
Rev. R. W. Lowry of Saltillo was la
the city Wednesday. He said, though-
it had been showering around the couh-
try was getting dry and Saltillo wouldT
appreciate a rain. The. health of the
country was good.
Parties were here Monday from Del-
ta county with seventeen wagons to
load with peaches. The ElbArfe oi+p*
is about finished, up, but
and other later vaHetfes -ir~ Matnf in
and it is likely they will get tM they
Mr. and Mrs. Ajtie Williams ang
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Williamson are*-
back from their month’s outing p New
Mexico and Colorado. They report
splendid time and an overland trip ot'
genuine pleasure and enjoyment. ’
A fine 14-pound boy is the latest
acquisition of joy in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Doc Gafford on Depot St.
The young maa made his appearance
at an early hour Monday morning.
Uncle Howard Hargrave of Sulphur
Bluff was in the city Tuesday. He
says health is good in his community,
and the people are busy. His young-5
est son, Guy, wife and child from Bay-
lor county, have just made him a
week’s visit, which he appreciated very
much. They returned home Sunday.
John Cox’s horse stepped on his foot
the other day and John is on the limp
by reason of such impoliteness. This
reminds us of uncle Hope Nunn’s
horse, who some weeks ago, stepped
on his foot and put him out of com-
mission for several days. For this
misplaced socialibility. Uncle Hope has
transferred his ownership to the Amer-
ican Express Company.
»s s s ss t 11 itiTi at mm
you open an account with this
Bank you are in good company, for
many of the representative citizens of this
city and vicinity are depositors and patrons
of the City National Bank. Your banking
requirements, whatever they may be, can
be completely met by our ample facilities,
and your money will be constantly safe-
guarded by large Capital and Surplus. :: ::
THE CITY NATIONAL BUNK
W. F. SKILLMAN, Cashier.
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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/m1/4/: accessed August 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hopkins County Genealogical Society.