The Graham Leader. (Graham, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. , Ed. 1 Thursday, September 24, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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TEMBER 24, 1908.
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W« extend to every Lady in Young and adjoining counties a most hearty and cor
Our Fall and Winter Opening of Ladies' MiijK^^ ^mdPress Goods on
„ 'Where we will have displayed for your inspection a complete line of everything that is newest and best
in Dress Fabrics and Ladies' Millinery. Mrs. Patrick, who has charge of our Millinery Department, is an
experienced Milliner and will: be pleased to assist you in mdking your selections.
Remember the date, October 1st, 1908, from 8 a. m. to 10 p.m.
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married again before they left Died Tuesday Morning, r
Ifcs^worthouse. > ' r—~-r M. Thomaa died Irt a hospital
Judge Carrigan returned home in Port Worth last Tuesday
again Sunday morning bat will morning and his body waa ship-
As we went to press last week
the case of the State of Texas
return here again next week to ped bade to his home in Throck-
try the case of the State vs. A* morton, where he will be buried
P. Stewart, which is set for next today. He had been irfv-verjr
Monday. - There are some civil feeble health for the past year
cases also set tor the last week *nd had been under the treat-
ed the term. The court will go ment of physicians in Fort Worth
i! for the past two months. He
wa9 son of I. N._ Thomas and
I had many friends and acquaint-
ances here. . „
vs. B. A. Caldwell was on trial
upon jji dfcKfge Of seduction.
The State Was represented by
distrktwttorney Martin, assisted
by county attorney Simpson and
C. W. Johnson, of *he local bar;
the defendant was represented
by Senator W. P. Sebastian, of
Breckenridge, W. P. Gibbs, of
Gordon, Arnold A Arnold and
Kay ft Akin, of GrahSm. A
large number of witnesses were
present on both sides of the
controversy. Late Friday after-
noon the State closed its testi-
mony and the counsel for the de-
fendant filed what is known in
lsW as a demurrerto the evidence
which was discussed by Judge
Akin and Senator Sebastian on
the part of 'the defendant and
district attorney Martin, on the
part of the State. The demurrer
was sustained by the court and
the jury were instructed by the
For Staple and Fancy
Groceries, Feed Stuffs, etc.
A fresh supply of Rye
Seed just received; also some
Winter Turf Oats.
Fresh shipment of Ba-
nanas and Oranges just re-
The local Lodge of the daugh-
ters of Rebekah celebrated the
57th anniversary of the founding
of that order last Sunday after-
noon at Woodman Hall. The
On September the 20th at the
church at Ming Bend, in the
presence of a host of admiring
and well wishing friends, the
writer said the ceremony , that
united for life Mr. J. D. (Uncle
Joe) Butlerand Mrs. Betty (Aunt
Betty) Aynesworth, and Mr.
Charlie Newby and Miss Bettie
After the ceremony all were
invited to the home of W, I/.
Newby, where a bountiful tabla
waa set, supplied with all good
things to eat.
come address by Noble drand,
Mrs. W. H. Logan; fin address
on the history of the order by
Past Qrand, Mrs. Mary L. Man-
ning, and short addresses by
Messrs. P. A. Martin and J. L.
Williamson and readings by Miss
Msry Henderson snd Mrs. Pearl
Msndeville and musical numbers
by Mrs P. A. Martin and Misses
Emma Johnson, Neweta Flint
and Lovells Eddlemsp. ft was
very well attended and enjoyed
court that they should find a vdf-
dict of not guilty because, of the
lack of legal corroboration of
thetestimony of Miss Ferguson,
the prosecuting witness. A ver
diet was so rendered and the de-
On Saturday the case of Shock-
ley vs. the Western Union T®te-
graph Co. was tried, KJy A
Akin for plaintiff and J. H. Bar-
wise Jr., of Fort Worth, for the
defendant. *. It was s suit for
‘ damages for failure of the local 1
agent of the Telegraph Co. to
delivertrtelegram to the plaint- <
iff notifying him of the death of
his mother back in Alabama on 1
the 1st of last January. (It re-
sulted in a verdict for the plain-
tiff for the sum of |50C.
Several divorce cases were
tried last week and, it i* said
that two of the "divorces were <
These people need no intro*
duction by the writer* as they*
.Large stock of School
Tablets, ✓ Pencils, etc., on
Bring me your Eggs,
Chickens, and Butter and get
the highest market price.
all over the county. .. Each nas
gained a prise.
May life’s pathway be strewn
with flowers for "them..
R. L.; Alcorn.
Bridge Csstract Let.
The contract for building the
bridge across Salt Creek at the
fool of North Oak Street was
let to M. 8. Hasil, Jr., of Dallas,
last Saturday and is to be com-
pleted by November 1st. This
will be a steel bridge, one hun-
dred and ten feet long, and far
enough above high water-mark
to always be safe,And will open
up a fine road for Graham ayS
A good nlnp'fooin^esldenoe,
With two ffiifems, windmill and
Well, twp^iots, lour houses, etc.
Hon. J. V. Wiggins, owner of
the Wiggins block in Brecken-
ridge, was s caller St our office
yesterday. He Vaa returning
from a business trip to San An-
tonio and had attended the lot
sale at Newcastle. In speakinp
ot his home town, he said there
was.Qvery reason to believe that
Breckenridge would get s rail-
road in the near future. v ^
Vaughan A 00. keep the ftnes^
! in the 1
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Bowron, Frank H. The Graham Leader. (Graham, Tex.), Vol. 33, No. , Ed. 1 Thursday, September 24, 1908, newspaper, September 24, 1908; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth855229/m1/1/: accessed November 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Library of Graham.