The Fort Stockton Pioneer (Fort Stockton, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 3, Ed. 1 Friday, April 21, 1916 Page: 2 of 8
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LONE STAR NEWS
IN FEW WORDS
MPKNINGS OF MUM AND SMOI
PARAGRAPHS HERE PRESENTED
That N«lat« to Mottoro of PraaaM
•nd Likewise tho Future Mlaoac
In Typo ond Kmbraolnf Verious
Fortlono of tho Oommonwoolth.
A mad dog was killed at McKinney.
VieMery, a Dallas suburb, is to or-
ganise a fire brigade.
H J. Dickey has been appointed th*
paid Are chief and marshal of Clebiirn#
Capitalized at 125.000. the San Saba
Marble company ia in operation at
The United Ex Slave Association of
Houston has been chartered; no capi
J. R. Yacham of Mexia at the ag*
of thirty-two years has become a
Congregations of the Central and
First Presbyterian churches of Abilen*
voted to unite
Farmers’ Gin company of Gonzales
with capital *,iock of 115,000, has been
granted a charter
West Texas presbytery of the South-
ern Presbyterian church met in regular
session at Ei l*a*o
Texas Stat<* Association of Elks is
to hold it* annual convention at Dal-
las May 8. 9 and 10
Body of an unknown man was found
In a Waco boarding house Death wa-
due to natural causes
Hodges Company of Port Arthur,
a merchandi*** concern, capitalized at
•20,000. has been chartered.
The annual meeting of the County
and City Health Officers of Texas i*
to be held at Galveston May 10.
Mrs J. A. Thomas, widow of the
late J A. Thomas, editor of the Min
eola Monitor, d.ed in a Dallas sani-
Sylvanus Fine, a young man, was
killed by a train at Caldwell, and a
comrade named FI inner Canter had a
leg cut off.
Omar William Cooper, a prominent
citizen of Johnson county, died in a
Dallas sanitarium. Burial was at
Ited Oaks, his home.
It cost two white men and three ne-
groes $75 to fish outside the territory
in which angling is allowed at White
Rock reservoir, Dallas.
II. H. Dugan, who has been acting
as city manager of Sherman -once the
resignation of Karl M Mitchell, ha*
been elected to the position.
R F Williams,member of the lowei
houseof the legislature from Victoria.
Calhoun and Goliad counties, died
Victoria, his home, Saturday
With an unusually large attend-
ance. the Woman’s Christian Temper
ance Union of the Thirteenth district
held its 1916 convention at Gainesville
C A Shock has been elected presi-
dent of the Red River Valley Fair as
aociation at Sherman The second
annual entertainment will be held oc
Baptists of Ellis county organized
at Waxahachie the Baptist Laymen’*
association, with G C Cole of Ferris
president and W. H Sealy of Waxa
State Superintendent of Public In
•truction W.F Doughty has approved
the application of the Southern Meth
odist university at Dallas to hold a
T. L Walton and wifeof Paris hav«
been indicted on charge of mutder ol
Pauline, their daughter, who was fa
tally attacked at the family home oc
the night of Dec. 17.
Charter of the Foster A Fain Drug
company of Cleburne has l»een amend
ed extending the corporation period tr,
forty years and increasing its capital
stock from 110,000 to 120,000.
The George Whiteley grocery and
the general merchandise store of T.
J Routon at Newcastle, Young coun
ty, were destroyed by fire; loss, 125,•
000, with partial insurance.
The Northeast Texas Rankers’ as-
sociation held its annual meeting ai
Clarksville. Pans was selected for
this year’s gathering, but the fire pre-
vented. Attendance was about fifty.
At the meeting of tho international
board of the United Mine Workers of
America, held at McAiester. Okla..
Gus Sparlin of Thuriier. representing
district No. 21, was elected a member
Cantain W. J. Hood, aged seventy-
four years and a Confederate veteran,
died at his home, three miles south of
8avay. Fannin county. He was sev
cral times a member of the house id
Anthrax having appeared among a
bunch of cattle near Burleson, John-
son county, Dr. Crabb of Fort Worth
waa called on to Investigate and vac-
einate the exposed eattle. Authorities
at Austin were notified.
James A Florer of Dalis* announc-
es hi» candidacy for *|>eitk**r of ths
bouse. He is a prohibition Demo
erat, ftotorial repre»entative of Dailat
and Kauiiuan couuiies aud a unioo
Henry Ward, seventeen years old.
started a fire with gasoline at a gravel
pit near Gainesville. The explosion
that followed threw burning gasoline
on his clothing and he was scorched.
By jumping into a nearby creek the
youth saved his life.
Frank Janek. Jr., eighteen years ol
age. was struck by a railway train at
West. McLennan county, his home.He
was In a buggy.which was demolished,
but the horse was uninjured ilia father
Is a businessman of West.
John F McCracken, a former rest*
deni of Odessa, but recently a farmer
in the Rio Grande valley, was shot
and killed at El Paso. Mounted Po-
lice Officer T. L. Searle, who was ar-
rested, claimed McCracken attempted
to fire at him, and he shot in self-de
District Judge Spencer at Denton
ordered a temporary injunction issued
on application of County Attorney H
R Wilson for the state, restraining
Cipriano Villareal from using his
premises for the sale of intoxicating
Beginning Saturday, Apriil 22. with
a pageant of history, pathos, tragedy j writing,
ami minor.and ending on the 26th, the
I’ll varsity of Texas will commemorate
tin* t.-re Mitenmai anniversary of Will-
•v 's‘ia.<espeare There will be ad
di • •*» and outdopr plays
r h Burke, a Hartley county farm-
er shipped seventy-two hogs to Fort
Worth 'or which he received $1,721.06.
He is raising *ix more carloads. Mr
Burke raise* his own feed, and, in ad-
dition to hogs. h< m . rkets large quan-
tities of wheat, oats, barley, corn and
Jose Buenrostro and Melquides Cha-1
pa, alleged Mexican bandits, were ad
judged guilty at Brownsville of the
killing of A. L and Charles Austin,
father and son, at Sebastian. Cameron
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Codings, of
Pecos, spent Sunday with rel-
atives near Imperial.
Little Miss Elsie Stokes was
quite sick last week.
C. Story, of Girvin, is at Im-
perial superintending the erec-
tion of the office building and
sheds for the new lumber yard.
Mr. and Mrs. Scott, of Buena-
vista, were in Imperial Friday.
Miss Jessie Bonine spent Sun-
day with Misses Lily and Dorothy
Mds. White, Palmer, and Mur-
ray, and ‘Bill’ Murray and Rev.
F. H. Bradley spent last Monday
R. B. Bonner, of Coyanosa, is
spending a few days at the
Miss Ruth Borron’s dinner
guests Sunday were Miss Ora
O’Malliorand C. 0. Humble.
Mrs. A.K. Zimmesman is num-
bered among the sick at this
Bev. Argus Hamilton preached
to a large audience at the Zim-
merman school house April lGth
at 8 p. m.
Rev. F. H. Bradley and ‘Bill’
Murray spent a few hours in the
county se»at Saturday.
E. E. Grove, Mrs. Grove and
little son, Oliver, were shopping
in Fort Stockton Monday.
The Home Mission Society met
with Mrs. Reneau in social ses-
sion Thursday, April 13th. This
session was devoted to discussing
coun.,, Au*.. 1»15. and *l,en death W8>'a and meanS and matterS °f
penalty. The Au*tin* were the tir*i i nterest in the community. Light
Americans killed in Mexican baQdit
raid* last summer.
Texas has planted 18.864 acres ot
early potatoes, according to the re-
port issued by the bureau of crop es-
timates of the United States depart-
partment of agriculture. It Is e*ti-
tim&ted that 5 5 per cent of the croji j P&rtS well,
had becu harvested up to April 1
A. Turner, a Dallas produce ped-
dler. was attacked by an unknown a*-
sa ant in a wagon yard at Midlothi-
an Ellis county, and his skull fatally
crushed He was asleep at the time
and when found hi* brains were ooz-
ing out Robbery is supposed to have
been the motive, as his pockets had
been turned m*ide out
refreshments were served.
The home talent plav given at
the school house last Friday
night was liberally patronized,
the door receipts being £38.70.
These young ladies acted their
After the play the
UGH! CALOMEL HAKES
YOU DEATHLY SICK
Stop Using Dangerous Drug Be-
fore it Salivates Youl
You’re bilious, sluggish, con-
stipated and believe you need
vile, dangerous calomel to start
your liver and clean your bowels.
Here’s my guarantee! Ask
your druggist for a 50 cent bot-
tle of Dodson’s Liver Tone and
take a spoonful tonight. If it
doesn’t start your liver and
staighten you right up better
than calomel and without griping
or making you sick I want you
to go back to the store and get
I am offering to sell for cash, or will trade for young horses
ami mares my Registered Percheron Stallion. He is out of
the well known Morris ”C” ranch herd, weighs INK) pounds
is jet black arid absolutely sound. Also two good, young
jacks, six years old; one 14 hands high and S inches, the oth-
er 15 hands and 3 inches. Colors black. 1 have colts from
all of this stock to show ami will give an absolute guarantee
with each of them. Don’t waste your time in writing.
CONE AND LOOK!
J. E. HILL, MIDLAND, TEX.
a street of
In attempting to cross
Dalla* Howard Henson, seven years 1 costa of
old. was run over by an automobile dered in
He lived but a few minutes in one
hand of th** little fellow was a nickle
tightly clutched. The driver was ar-
rested on charge of negligent homicide
Paris relief committee published a
detailed report of cash subscriptions
reclaved for the benefit of the fire suf-
ferers, in addition to various dona-
tions and supplies of clothing, etc
etc The report shows that 147.921 12
in cash has been received Other con-
tributions have been received since
these figures were given out, which
will be acknowledged later
A suit for $50,000 damages has been
filed in federal district court at Chica-
go by A. K Hunt of Dallas, a rail-
road conductor, against J W Hig-
gins and the General Managers’ asso-
ciation Hunt says he is forty-six
years old and in excellent mental and
physical condition, but cannot secure
work because of a rule of the associa-
tion making forty-fiva the age limit
His bill recites this rule unconstitu-
tional and a violation of laws against
restraint of trade.
ladies of the community served
punch and cake. R.
The State of Texas, County of Pecos.
Notice is hereby given that by virtue
of a certain Execution issued out of the
Honorable County Court of Pecos
County, on the 31st day of March, 1916,
by Frank Rooney, Clerk of said Court,
for the sum of Four Hundred eighty-
The State of Texas, County of Pecos.
Notice is hereby given that by virtue
of a certain Order of Sale, issued out of
the Honorable District Court of Pecos
Automobile accessories carried
in stock at Brooks Garage, tf
j two and 55-100 ($482.55) Dollars and
suit, under a judgment ren-
favor of Rooney Mercantile
Company in a certain cause in said
Court, No. 296 and stvled Rooney Mer-
cantile Company vs. J. G. Knight and
placed in my hands for service, I, D. S.
Barker, as Sheriff of Pecos County,
Texas, did on the 31st day of March,
1916, levy on certain Real Estate, situ-
ated in Pecos County, Texas, described
as follows, to-wit:
Twenty (20) acres of land, known as
Tracts Nos. six (6) and eleven (11), in
Section No. six (G) of Block No one
(1), of the Fort Stockton Irrigated
Lands Company’s lands, and levied up-
on as the property of said J.G. Knight.
And that on the first Tuesday in May,
1916, the same being the 2na day of
said month, at the Court House door of
Pecos County, in the City of Fort
Stockton, Texas, between the hours of
10 a. m. and 4 p. m.. by virtue of said
levy and said Execution I will sell said
above described Real Estate at public
vendue, for cash, to the highest bidder,
J. G. Knight,
law, I give
in the Eng-
Mrs. E. L. Darwin of Gainesville, a
prominent state club woman and ap-
pointed assistant to the state pure
food and drug commissioner, while at
Dallas was stricken with meningitis
and died. Largely through Mrs. Dar-
win’s efforts a catnpaigu was carried
on at Gainesville which resulted in the
city becoming one of the cleanest in
Sycamore trees will be set out along
the banks of the Wichita river below
Wichita Kalis in an effort to prevent
that stream cutting the south bank any
further As the result of overflows the
past two years the river has changed
Its channel 150 yards nearer the city.
It is lielleved the trees will act as re-
retments and prevent further damage.
John McMahon, a native of New
York and seventy-nine years of age.
but who had lived in the Laredo see
tion since he wa* six years old, died
at Laredo. Mr McMahon was a civil
war and Mexican war veteran and a
frontiersman. When eleven years old
he joined the noted Mustang Grays of
Hays' regiment and fought throughou
the Mexican war. During tha civil
war he was on the Confederate side
and partfeipated in several battles.
as the property of said
And in compliance with
this notice by publication,
lish 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 1st day of
D. S. Barker,
Sheriff, Pecos County, Texas.
By Geo. C. Haseltine, Deputy. It3
The machine shop at Brooks
Garage is the best in the west,
therefore they can doctor your
sick auto better. tf
Notice of Intention to Incorporate
Notice is hereby given that the
Pioneer Printing Company, here-
tofore doing business as a part-
nership or joint stock company,
at Fort Stockton, Texas, has this
day executed a Charter for the
incorporation thereof with the
intention to incorporate under
the Laws of Texas, without a
change of name of said company.
The name of the business will
be. as heretofore, the Pioneer
This 30th day of March, A. D.
T. F. Holbrook, President.
Jno. M. Odom, Treasurer.
H. H. Butz, Secretary.
Geo. C. Haseltine,
W. P. Rooney,
J. M. Rooney,
Jno. W. Rot an,
County on th** 13th day of April 1916, by
Frank Rooney. Obn »>f said Court,
Take calomel today and tomor- for the sum of Nineteen Hundred,
row you will feel weak and sick ^'^y-three and 60-100 ($1953.60) Doll
J | ars and costs of suit, under a Judgment
and nauseated. Don’t lose a; rendered in said Court, in favor of Miss
(lay’s work. Take a spoonful of 5^,w7&'lT*l!
harmless, vegetable Dodson’s; Fellow* vs. E. P. Barker and, placed
Uver Tone tonight and wake up £r'Xriffof VX !
feeling great. It’s |>ertectly did on th.- 15th day <»f April 1916, levy '
harmless, so give it to your child- 0,1 c*!rta,J' k^te. situated in iv-i
J cos County, lexas, described as follows l
ren any time. It can’t salivate,
so let them eat anything after-
(Rendered April 13, 1916.)
Song—Jesus Bids Us Shine.
Scripture —Mark 9, 33-43, Lead-
Recitation—A Section of the
Wall, Leon Woodruff.
Song—Daisies, Mildred Bihl.
Recitation — Imitation Japan-
ese, Claudie Monroe.
Recitation—The Be au t i f u 1
Story, Doris Lea.
Alphabetical Mission Exercise
— 12 children.
The Childrens’ Gifts—4 boys.
Offering for Foreign Missions.
Song-We Are Little Sunbeams.
Closing Prayer — Rev. I. N.
After the close of the meeting
the Leader, Mrs. Haseltine, and
Mrs. Burnett served ice cream
and cake to the Sunbeams and 1 -
their mothers and Mr. Woodruff, Catron, Ky.-ln an interesting letter
who were our visitors that after- f0?B ***** Beltie Bulloclc
We hope they
W A HADDEN
URN <; SMITH
HADDEN & SMITH
The northeast quarter of Section No.
six (6) in Block No. ten (10) H. & (».
N. R. R. Co., grantee; and levied uj»«»n
as the pro|K*rty of said E. P. Barker.
And that on the first Tuesday in June
1916, the same being the 6th day of
said month at the Court House door of
Pecos County, in the City of Fort
Stockton, Texas, between the hours of
10 a. m. and 4 p. m. by virtue of said
levy to and said Judgment and Order
of Sale I will sell said above described
Real Estate at public vendue, for cash,
to the highest bidder as the property
of said E. P. Barker.
And in compliance with law, I give
this notice by publication, in the English
language, once a week for three consec-
utive weeks immediately preceding said
day of sale, in the Fort Stockton Pio-
neer, a newspaper published in Pecos
Witness my hand, this 15tl day of
3-3t D. S. Barker,
Sheriff, PecoaCounty, Texas
After Foot Tears of Ducowaging
Conditions, Mrs. Bnllodi Gave
Up in Despair. Husband
Cane to Rescue.
vrites as follows: "I suffered for four
/ears, with womanly troubles, and during
his time, I could only sit up for a little
•rhile, and could not walk anywhere at
ill. At times, I would have severe pains
a my left side.
The doctor was called in, and his treat*
nent relieved me for a while, but I was
noon. we nope mey come
Visitors present were: Mds.
Woodrbff, Andrews, Brownlee,
Sheid, Blaydes, Victory, Thom-
son Fulkerson, Miss Andrews,
Mr. Woodruff and several boys toon confined to my bed again. After
and girls who were not mem- hat, nothing seemed to do me any good.
i u had gotten so weak I could not stand,
, _ tnd 1 gave up in despair.
H«, I. SudtM Try S«,l, Rit»
Many Fort Stockton people are sur- nenced taking H. From the very first
prised at the QUICK action of simple lose, I could tell H was helping me. I
buckthorn bark, glycerine, etc.,as mix- nn now walk two miles without its
ed in Adler-i-ka. This simple remedy iring me, and am doing my work."
acts on BOTH upper and lower bowel. If you are all run down from womanly
removing ,uch .urpri.in* foul matter W': ?
th.t ONE SPOONFUL relieve, elmoet |
rears of wonderful success, and should
OFFICE IN COURT HUUKE
ANY CASE constipation, sour stomach
or gas. A few doses often relieve or
prevent apsendicitis. A short treat-
ment helps chronic stomach trouble.
Tha INSTANT, easy action of Adler-
i-ka is astonishing. J. M. Rooney,
nvely help you, too. Your druggist has
lold Cardui for years. He knows what
t will do. Ask him. He will
nand it Begin taking Cardui today.
Most Talked of Drink
Thousands of people are drink*
tag and talking El lists today,
twelve months ago It waa almost
B1 Mat# Company ts making a
record unequaled by any other re-
gardless of ths millions made In
No product ever became ao pop-
ular and the volume of business
Increased so rspldly as ths El
El Mat# Company Is the only
company of lta age that has re-
jected applications for Its stook
In larger amounts than ten shares
to one person.
The company set aside 4.000
shares Treasury stock to be sold
In 1916 In blocks of 1,000 shares
at $15, $20. $25 and $30 per share,
the 1,000 shares being sold at $15
are expected to be completed at
El Mato stork advanced 50% In
less than six months after being
Incorporated, stock now being sold
at $16 per share bolng rapidly
taken before the next advance to
$20, which takes effect as soon aa
the 1,000 shares set aside to be
sold at $15 are taken.
The Company believes that
from the past record the volume
of business will reach such enor-
mous proportions that within tha
next ten years Its stock will com-
mand a prlca of $1,000.00 or mora
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