The Graham Leader. (Graham, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 23, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 16, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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J^j^NOWING that money was a little adtfte^tist at this time, we favored the people of Young and ad-
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joining Counties, by putting before them our entire stock of both Groceries and Dry Goods at actual
wholesale cost for ten days. And the people of Young and adjoining counties favored us by making thisone
of the greatest stock reducing cash sales that it has ever been our pleasure to conduct ~
We art entirely pleased with this sale, as it attained the object which we desired most—-the redurtion
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of our winter stock into ready cash. And w$e desire to thank yon for your very liberal buying during this sale.
We furtherliuiii td call your atttartton to the new good* that willbe arriving In the next few day*:
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Laces? Embroideries and New Dress Goods,
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We are anxious to have your business for 1908, and assure you that ,we will
§ell you onlV good goods and not be undersold by anybody.
I Wfc ARt U AOENTS | FOR THE
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We are still making special prices on many
articles of good winter merchandise.
Let U» Figure yotir bill off Grocerios.
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VslMteer lire DeMrtmest.
voiuateer oompfny of fire
tighten* was organised Monday
night and when the boys- have
, a.lHtlg practice Graham can boast
•*-*: of the b^st amateur Are company
in the state*
* « ? One thousand feet of hose lias
. been received and the hose cart
is expected to arrive noon.
A fire hall is being erected on
Elm street, adjoining the Rock
. Island stable, for the accommo-
dation of the fire apparatus.
With our splendid system:of
waterworks and the excellent
_ __ .. pressure we have there is now
nothing to prtYftnt a well organ-
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TSed effort againrtt the ravages of
. fire, and xhe personel of the vol-
unteer company is a guaranty
- that our town will now have some
*3r The following are now the mem -
hers of the organization and oth-
crs will be added:
. M. p. McCracken, chief; H. C.
L Wilspn, assistant chief; Sam Daw-
dip,-“secretary and treasury; J.
W.,Carlton, E^iit Carlton, Jno. 0.
Bower, W. J.. McKinney, Chas.
t Ijong, W. C, Bryan, M. Lacy.
f changing to the noptji and, con- fire originated- from, a defective
the Rock Island stable and the
•t •*’■ | , general alarm will be given from
Do you have backache occasion-
ally, dr “stitches1" in the side,
and sometimes do you feel all
tired out, without ambition and
without, energy? Ii> *°> y°br
HBwjridueys arc out of order. Take
a DeWitt's Kidney and Bladder
They promptly relieve
backache, weak back, inflaituna-
VW tion of the bladder and weak
" * • kindneys. Sold by Graham Drug
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Goode,
Jr., ifere here froth South Bend
> test Tuesday.
A Severe Wisd Storm.
During4he gale Thursday night
a part of the walls of the new
Masonic building .* were blown
down. The brick work on the
second story was not completed
and the wind had a fair swipe at
the unprotected walls. * The loss
in bricks and delay in the prog
ress of the work is not a trivial
one. Contractor J. 8. tf&m&r
will go right on with .the work
and we learn that the Masonic
ouilding committee have agreed
to share the loss with him. ;.
The wind started Thursday
night , coming from the northwest
and continued all day Friday,
tinuing with greater velocity JVi-
day night and Saturday, It was
the most severe and prolonged
straight wind we have experi-
enced in many years.; *
Several out houses; and some
fencing were blown down and
other minor damages are reported.
When yog want the best, get De-
Wltt’s Carbolized Witch Hu^el
Salve. It is good for little or big
cuts, bolls or bruises, and is es
Ali flre alarmsshoul^.be phoned JWciaJly recommended for piles.
Sold by Graham Drug Co.
The Leader learns that Jt son
was born recently to Mr. tfhd
Mrs. H. L. Otmn, of Quanah.
Here’s hoping the youngster,.will
^>o«*ess the cl landing character-
istics of hisiriother and ultimately1
make as good a man as his father.
In the meantime Grandpa Col-
lingsworth. Is one of the happiest
men in Graham-—l - -
ols, has bought land north of
Graham and will at xmee com
menceto make a home.
Twt rim #• Friday.
Early Friday morning a chim-
ney at the Beckham house burned
out and the roof caught on fire
in two places. The neighbors
responded promptly and the fire
was quickly extinguished with
but trifling damage. The wind
was blCwing a gale from the
northwest and had it not been
for the prompt and kindly action
of those living nearby, this house
and doubtless others would have
been destroyed. . ■ ^
In the afternoon another atarjn
Sof fire was given, which was In
a cottage owned by Mtu. Con*
nally on South .Oak street This
flue and was extinguished after
a part of the filing had burned,
FROM THE ANTILLES.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy Bene-
fits a City Cuancilman at
Mr. W O’Reilly Fogarty; who
is a member of the city council
at Kingston, Jamaica, West In-
dies, writes aS follows : “Qna
bqttle of Chambf-rlain’s CoUgh
Remedy had goiod. effect orf a
cough thjit was giving «ne trouble
and I think I should hav^i been
more quickly relieved if I had
continued the remedy. That it
was quick .and beneficial in re-
lieving me there ito no doubt and
it is my intention to obtain an
ther bottle. ? For sale liy all
druggists. w . . t
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* To have a cough that yotr
cau!t leave off—even When you
Mr. Poole, who recently moved go to go to bed? Put jt awa^
ktfje with! hU family from Illln- tor gpod by using Simmons
Cough Syrup. It heals inflama-
tion of the throat and lnng»-
gives you rest and peaceful sleep.
Mrs. Lizzie Lewis, residing on
East Fourth street, had ah attack
of epilepsy last Thursday night
and was painfully injured. She
fell with one foot in the fire, her
head struck a foot tub, cutting an
ugly gash in her forehead and
Newspapers Compared with Handbills
A newspaper has 5,000 readers
for each 1,000 subscribers. A
merchant who puts out 1,000
handbills gets possibly 800 or 400
people to read—that is, if the
boy who is trusted to distribute,
them does not chuck them under
one arm was .dislocate^. She" the sidewalk. The handbills cost
was al*ne in her room and bow
lohg ?*he remained in. this condi-
tion she does not know; hut says
she fell at 8 ©’clock and-it was
about 1 o’clock next morning
when she made her condition
house. Dr. Galiaher was imme-
diately summoned and alleviated
her suffering. - ! .* 1. '■ J
Mrs. Lewis has many friends
in Graham who hope for her a
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V. R. Jordan.
Four years ago, after holding
the office of county treasurer ac-
ceptably to the people for.just
as much as a half column ad
vertisement in the home paper.
All the women and girls and half
tbs men and boys read the ad*
vertisfements,- Result: The mer-.
chant who uses the newspaper
1 m* rays tie Mvertlsbi ML
The question of w.ho pays the
advertising bill is one that should
be qf interest to every business
jnan and his customers. ' The
following from » citizen of Rotao
mey proye worth reading;
I am a dose reader of the
Advance, both news and adver- *
Using oolumnsy and the amount
of advertising the paper is carry-
ing has set me to wondering who
really payi adx eiSising
bills. . , As a. matter of fact the
known to other occupants of the has. 3*600 more readers to each
untarily retired to private life
ancl went toTraising corn and cot-
ton on hlw farm near Belknap.
He has now concluded, after
talking the matter over with his
friends, that -if Vhe people are
willltig to again honor him^lth
amount of business. that adver.
Using-does bring to a merchant,
but each dollar brings somewhere
from*1>20 to $100 worth of busi-
ness.—Albion (Mich.) Evening
consumer pays the merchants' jL,
■■ b°uae rent, clerk hir^otc., and 1H
is 1 n6 ing^tjve ** **** thouflrht 1 included the
4»«1» «tao, I have sincei j-
vlnoed myself that I was mistak
.In'our announcement column
one term, Mr. Y. R. Jordan vol- this week will be found the an
cheaper*- it cannot be said that > '^k
the consumer pays the advE*rtis
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to itk duties and respoi^lbilillteir, Readers. ' He was county oom-
So he has placed his name auiohg
the anxious ones In the reader's
iinnoum\;mcM column,, for the;
officebf county tp»asurerof Young
county, subject, of course, to the
action of the democratic party .in
tin* July primaries.
Tie Price of Peace.
The terrible itching and smart-
ing, Incident to certain skin dis-.
by applying Chamberlain’s Salve.
Price, 25 bents. For sale by all
nouncement of Mr Frank Hefron
as a candidate for the office of
county treasurer of Young coun-
tyf subject to the action of the
primaries of the democratic par-
ty in July next?- Mr. Herron i*
missioher of .Prerim t No. V fpL
two terms and took a leading
part in the buijding pfthe bridges
tHe county nojw has. *' *
He is an exooiffedtrate soldier
ami an active member of the
Veterans’, organization in this
county. Ho wiR ba rm Important
factor in this interesting race.
It? depends upon t|m pill you take.
eases, Is almost instantly allayed DeWitt’s Little Early Risers are
the best pills known for consti-
pation and sick headache. Sold
by Graham Drug Co. * J -
en. To ghre the suhjebt a little
test I selected a few staple aril-
cles m the grocery line and mads
a few purchases of each article
from stores that advertise regu
lariy and those who don’t. 1 wilt
only mention one article, but the
difference in the price of t^e
others was abqut the same. At
the non advertiser’s counter t
paid 20 cents per box for Cream
of Wheat, the advertiser charged**
me 12 1-2 cento for the same ar
tiqle. Tl/W . '
ing bills.. But who does? Not
ithe advertiser, because if h«M
hfe would have it added !
price of-his goods, » J
“ThSr it must be that H_ ^
merchant. who don’t advertise r
paji's fosathe advertising of the
otheV fdllow by toslng the busi
gew, by idle clerk - M
rtst on invested
that stay on his
shelves. T% 1 consider the only >
reasonable answer to tlm ques - '
tion, ‘Who pays the advei
hills’”—Rotan Advance. ' *'
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Bowron, Frank H. The Graham Leader. (Graham, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 23, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 16, 1908, newspaper, January 16, 1908; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth855236/m1/1/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Library of Graham.