The Stephenville Empire. (Stephenville, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, May 20, 1910 Page: 5 of 8
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Tk Governor’s Race is Get-
ting Hot-So is the Weather
No matter who the favorite candidate is
in your estimation—your thirst for some
* thing cool and refreshing will go on just
the same—regardless of the contest—
And Our Fountain
Is where you may come and get it satis-
fied. All the leading and popular Cold
Drinks, Ices, Ice Cream, Etc.
Coeal ^ personal
“Mound City Paint may cost a
trifle more, but—! Mound City
Paint & Color Co.
“Hair bow” ribbons.—Higgin-
Dr. Cox’s Painless Blister.
Price 50c. Guaranteed to blister
without pain,or money refunded.
For sale by all druggist. 35-27t
I have a lot of good seasoned
stove wood for sale. Werner Gib-
Master Earl Pate spent last
week with relatives at Gunter in
John Steele of Rule visited his
mother and sister in this city
several days last week.
Mrs. Will Crotty and children
are visiting her parents at Austin.
Dr. Lankford has moved here,
from Selden and occupies th
house recently vacated by Mr.
Mrs. E. A. Pollan and babe
Came over from Comanche an
spent several days with her pa-
rents Andrew Davis and wife
Crouse and wife made a
visit to Fort Worth last week in
their auto and had excellent luck
their auto and had excellent luck
not meeting with any mishap oiy , W, J. Mobley has a pretty
the entire trip.
We learn from Henry Thornton
who was in the Hannibal country
Friday that Nick Gordon is back
from the hospital, having stood
the_operation for appendicitis
Long silk gloves—Higgnboth-
Lost—Gold heart locket, finder
please return same to Empire
office and receive reward.
Harrison has Spanish peanuts,
Orange and Amber cane seed,
Milo Maiz and Kaffir Corn. 37-3t
Mrs. Laurence Wilkinson of
Brown wood visited her parents
S. B. Watts and wife Sunday.
Mrs. Ethel Y^ats of bf Godley,
is visiting her sister Mrs. W. II.
George Wright’s grandchild
age 3 years, ate too many mul-
berries and died of congestion
laslp Friday. —---
/ Mr. and Mrs. Charley Cook of
Clifton arrived Sunday to visit
her parents Rev. and Mrs. Mc-
/Wallace Turner an old
c ] l: i iti
Cow feed hulls and meal ground
W. H. Cleveland is the prou
father of a bright baby boy tha
arrived May 12.
I have a lot of good seasoned
stovewood for sale. Werner Gib-
J. B. Hatchett of Big Springs,
was in the city this week attend-
ing county court.
Miss Loutie Mcllhany, sister to
H. J. and Mort, graduates this
month at Artesia, New Mexico.
J. T. Jarvis, late of Bluffdale,
is now with the Hico News-Re-
view. r ,
Mrs. Joe Haney and children
visited relatives at Proctor last
Miss Pearl Williams is visiting
relatives at Pauls Pal ley Okla.
She writes her parents that she
is feeling better than for a long
time and enjoying her visit huge-
Arch Marrs is taking advan-
tage of the dullness at Strawn
caused by the miners strike, to
spend a few days with homefolks.
Mr. Marrs says he has no ideaf
how long the strike will last.
The Lipan Register says C. C.
Williamson will vouch for the
statement that Jewel Greenwood
of Bluff Dale got ten pounds of
honey and ten ’possums from a
New veils and veilings.—Hig-
L H. Matthews who left Sel
den last September for California
has moved back to Erath county,
arriving Wednesday. He is a
good citizen and we trust is back
to grow old among us.
Mrs. Lillian Lane of Hico
was thd guest yesterday of her
uncle J. B. Winters and wife.
She will visit here until Saturday
evening. Mrs. Lane was former- ,p
ly Miss Collier and has many
friends in this city.
Kaffir head chops from Canyon
City, a very fine strong feed; fat
2.50 per cent, protein 9 percent,
crude fibre 10 per cent, nitrogen
free extract 60 per cent. Only
$1.50 per 100 pounds at Harrisons
Feed Store, Graham street, Step-
bee tree near Kickapoo Falls last Mr.§ Mulloy is a sister to our
week. * 1 young townsman R. A. Holcomb.
Miss Belle Brumley,well known.
Alf Clark of Thurber, Rev. M.
E. Davis officiating. Mrs. Clark
is a sister to Mrs. C. I. Love of
J. O. A. Clark reports that an.
unprecedented interest was1
shown in the working of the Han-
nibal graveyard on the date ad-
vertised, and a big days work
was done. The memorial servi-
ces were interesting and affect-
Parties who do not reside
where the Fort Worth Daily Rec-
ord is delivered by special Record
agents, can get the paper each
day from now (mtil July 31 for
$1.50. The Empire will receive
pubscriptions and give same
/prompt attention. .
r The negroes are to be commen
ded for the work they have done
of Tom Spradling and Heriry Iffecently to beautify and clean up
j|1 Vaughan, was the guest of Mr.
“ (Vaughan Saturday,
x .r Miss Pyrene Wood of Tyler after
spending several days visiting
her sister Mrs. H. H. Street re-
ancS turned home Monday.
. cur which had every appear-
ance of being a mad dog was
killed in West Stephenville by
Marvin Spradling, Monday.
left cheek this week as a result
of getting kicked by a three
weeks old colt. /
An invitation to the students
recital by pupils of Miss Dora
Chandler’s music class at Gran-
bury May 17, was appreciated by
Rev. W. L. Stewart of Hucka-
bay had the assistance of
Rev. Spillman of this city in or-
daining two deacons at Liberty
Valley last Sunday.
Miss Ruby Poindexter is a
member of the graduating class
Dutch collars in abundance. —
Hum and wife of Lipan
were in the city last week. Mr.
Hum still entertains the hope
that his town will yet have rail-
road cpnnection, but is especially
interested just now in getting aLT“,uclul L1*c.««‘uu»unK ciass
wagon road from there to Bluff/?* Quanah high school. She
Dale, \ /is Dr. Poindexter’s oldest daugh-
. ter; they formerly lived in this
Mrs. Nowlin of Valley Mills,
who was visiting Miss Julia
Hatchett at Selden, lectured to
the B. Y. P. U. members at that
place Sunday evening.
Millard Keith of Tarleton Col^
ige created a most favorable
impression on the large audience
which heard him in the oratorical
contest last week. In speaking
of him the Brownwood Bulletin
says: He handled his subject
welland spoke in a clear and
11 measured voice. His was a
Two new law firms in this city,
Martin and Johnson, and George
and Ferguson. After having
been partners fifteen years the
firm of Martin and Gerge was
dissolved last week. Alex John-
son is now > associated with the
former, and Marshall Ferguson
• with the latter. _—^
E. Darnell of Oklahoma
came in Saturday to spend a*
couple of weeks in the couhty,
most of which time will be put
in on his ranch looking after his
sheep and other interests. While
in the city fie was the guest of
his son-in-law L. D/ Hickey and
family; Mrs* p4mell has not
their side of West End cemetery.
They have been complimented by
nearly everyone passing there
uring the past week for their
^thoughtfulness and respect to-
ard their dead.
The family of the late Mrs.
Leila Vallade wish to thank the
many kind friends who rendered
assistance during her illness; and
who did so many kind and gentle
things after her death.
It is well to live among so many
_ Mrs. M. C. Chambers.
Dr. Mulloy and family are oc-
cupying the Judge Hardin home
on Washington street, and will
likely reside there until Jan 1.
The doctor owns the R. T. Will-
iams property in the northwest
part of the city, which was rented
for the year when he bought it.
1111BOUC115 u.u.u.w,ffC11 rxnuwu, Miss Myrtle Daughterty andy
to many of the young folks here; Mr. I. J. Carroll were married at
was married at Gustine May 8 to TTvnldp Mn.v 19. hv Revr.Tnhn IV
JOSEPH J. MULLOY. M.D.
‘Physician and Surgeon
Office Over White ‘Drag
The school trustees and teachers
are hereby called to meet at
Stephenville on the first Saturday
June, to hear report of the
ommittee appointed to investi-
gate the school funds of the
county and to take such steps as
may seem best to adjust the
Miss Adgar Davis and Mr. T.
C. Williams were married at
Greens Creek church May 8 by
Rev. J. L. Gilbreath. They will
live on the Jim Young place near
this city. The bride is a daugh-
ter of Rev. Harvey Davis, and
the groom a son of Jeff Williams
of Alarm Creek. They are a
splendid young couple and the
Empire unites with their many
friends in extending best wishes.
Prof. Doss Thomason of this
city received notice last week
from the trustees that he had
been elected principal of the pub-
lic school at Stanton, county seat
of Martin county, in west Texas.
Mr. Thomas went out and took a
look at the town and met the cit-
izens and accepted the position.
Stanton is a town of more than
1000 people, has a new $16,000
school house and pays its teach-
Uvalde May 12 by Rev/John P. f The Methodist church house
Gilliam. The bride who is a /should be filled next Sunday at
daughter of George Daugherty 11 a. m. to hear the sermon to
was raised near Lingleville, mov- the Tarleton graduating class,
ing to Uvalde With her parents I but that will not be by any means
two years ago. Mr. Carroll is a jail the people who ought^toat-
prominent cattle and bee man oM tend church in Stephenville at
dh^t country. ^/Jthat hour. So at the Baptist
, , .„r ,, i , n , * V church house the service will be
Robert WaUace left for GalveS-l itabl iilllv childreni
ton yesterday where he Will study , hc]|lfll|‘lo alif Some ohser.
wireless telegraphy. It rmghU ti 1 Hailey's comet will he
safely be added that he willj^ bject Th „
George Schnabel and family
departed for Windom Monday,
shipping their household goods
to the same place. These good
people are leaving such a host of
friends in Stephenville that we
are going to expect them back
’ere long to make this place their
R. A. Brite of Dublin thus par-
aphrases the golden text of the
Sunday school lesson of May 15:
“He that is not wlth the Sunday
school is against it, and he that
gathereth not with the Sunday
school scattereth abroad,” and
then remarks: “No neutral place
in religious wo>k. For or against.”
Engineer J. A. Bland of the
light plant thinks he will soon be
in shape to resume work. The
accident which took off his left
thumb at the first joint some
days ago occurred while he was
working among the cogs of the
engine room machinery. With
fellings of thankfulness that this
is the only accident in his long
career as an engineer, he faces
the future bravely, hoping it may
be the last, as it has caused him
much suffering and inconven-
Carl Snapp is now a memben
of the / “Panthers,the Fort
Worth league ball team. He gain-
ed distinction in the first game
he played and is now a hero
among the fans of that city. It
was in the tenth inning and
neither side had scored. Carl
made a safe two hue hit and
t in a man who was on
thu* winning the game b;
master the art, as those boys of
W. N. Wallace are great hands
to accomplish what they under-
take. Robert recently rode the
W. O. W. goat and never got a
scratch, and his Woodmen breth-
ren will wish him equal success
in every endeavor of life.
“Submission is not lost, ” ssrid
Judge Poindexter denying the
.accuracy of Cone Johnson’s pre-
diction. “As sure as God reigns
in heaven we will have sub-
mission. It may not be at the j
next legislature,. but it will be!
at the next or the next, or the
next. We will win just as we
always have done from such men
i-fls Cone Johnson, Colquitt and
/ Davidson.”—Poindexter, at
mencement exercises will be held
in our house at the night hour.
H, H, Street. /
PAT L. PITTMAN,
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Hawkins, W. H. The Stephenville Empire. (Stephenville, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, May 20, 1910, newspaper, May 20, 1910; Stephenville, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth877925/m1/5/: accessed April 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stephenville Public Library.