The Independent (Fort Worth, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 4, Ed. 1 Saturday, October 9, 1909 Page: 3 of 8
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Mrs. Owen can take a couple more
Boys, if you want her to love you
send her a box of Allegretti’s famous
candies. Bradford Brothers.
j. Marvin Edwards was called to
Western Texas this week on business.
New goods all of the time at the
Quality Racket Store. Your patron
age appreciated. A. B. ('obb, south
side of campus.
See the Hotel Polytechnic for first-
class table board and light, airy rooms.
Misses Pearle Hamilton and Mary
McKinney visited at Crowlev Satur-
Miss Lucy White of Abilene re-
turned last week and has already fallen
Several of the art students availed
themselves of the opportunity of at-
tending the meeting and organization
of the City Art League last week.
Torn Coffee visited with us for a day
or two while on his way to Austin
where he will enter the University.
Turn was a student here for three years,
and a good one, too.
Mrs. M. C. Geiger has two very de-
sirable furnished rooms to rent. Young
Tom Coffee passed through Wednes-
day on his way to Austin to attend
the U. of T.
Mr. Shackleford of Putnam came
j out to see his son and daughter last
j Tuesday. He said the outward ap-
pearances of the College are fine, and
the school will be what the students
The Glee Club has arranged two
dates for next month, one in North
Kort Worth and"the other at tin* First
Students should get their Sheet
Music, Art Material, Post Cards, Can-
dy and Sationery at Collins Art Co.’s
branch store in the conservatory.
I low did you like last week’s issue
of The Independent? If it did not
meet your approval let us know. If
so. tell your non-subscriber friend.
Just received, a large shipment of
Waterman’s Ideal Safety Fountain
Pens. They are what students need.
Will l.eeman. a former resident of
the Hill, spent the day here last Fri-
day. He is located in El Paso at pres-
ent. playing baritone in Carl Beck’s
Mrs. C. E. Moore (jack’s mother)
arrived from Mineral Wells last Fri-
day and will make her home here while
Jack is in school. They are both stay-
ing at Mr. Bellamy’s.
Ned Snyder, ex-Poly ’ff.V-’Off, and M.
I)., Fort Worth Medical College, leaves
next week for Detroit, Mich., where
|ie goes for hospital work. Later he
will taki up work in New York hos-
Prof. MacDonald is suffering from a
painful accident which happened to
him 'Tuesday night while engaged in
some amateur carpenter work. He
struck a fortissimo blow on his left
forefinger with a hammer, and now he
is talking double pianissimo and N va.
Friday morning the boys of the Col-
lege met a few minutes with the ath-
letic committee of the faculty to or-
ganize a more perfect athletic associa-
tion. Prof. Bryant was elected tem-
porary chairman and authority was
given him to appoint a committee to
draw up a constitution. This is the be-
ginning of a decided step forward in
A few days ago Dr. Boa/, received a
letter from a man of this state who is
prominent in educational tines, and
in the course of the letter Re wrote
“I have been watching the progress of
Polytechnic and I have observed with
Polytechnic Tailor Shop
Let us do your
Vernon & Leatherwood
Pritchett & Burton
Football Goods and Athletic Equip-
ment. Electrical Fixtures.
much pleasure the leaps and bounds
which mark your advancement. 1 con-
gratulate you, doctor, on being the
president of the most vigorous young
college in Southern Methodism."
Mrs. J. \\ . Huddleson and family of
Loraine moved into the new house
recently built by Mr. Joe K. Edwards,
t has. Duncan will stay with them dur-
ing this school year.
Invitations are out announcing the
marriage of Miss Frankie Hawkins of
Midlothian to Mr. Walter Stephenson
of the same place. Miss Hawkins has
relatives on the Hill and was here
in school ’O.V’OH.
Dr. Boa/ preached in ( )ak Cliff Sun-
day night, and while there he was
the guest «>i Brother G. W. Owens, a
trustee of the ( ollege, who expressed
his appreciation of the work being done
here and at the same time assured
, Dr. Boa/ of his heartiest co-operation
in school matters.
LIGHT CRUST FLOUR
Leads the South in Quality
BURRUS MILL AND ELEVATOR CO., FORT WORTH
H. Sterling, an ex-student of ’Off
to Off, was visiting in the city Sat-
urday. He was a schoolmate of our
“Buster” Brown and they spent a good
part of the time in recalling old times,
“How we used to do it.” etc. Mr.
Sterling has been practicing law in the
Panhandle since he graduated from the
U. of T. He goes now to Houston,
where he will pursue the "even tenor”
of things indefinitely. ’Tis needless
to say that The Independent goes to
him each week.
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The Independent (Fort Worth, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 4, Ed. 1 Saturday, October 9, 1909, newspaper, October 9, 1909; Fort Worth, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth856145/m1/3/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Wesleyan University.