The Bonham News. (Bonham, Tex.), Vol. 47, No. 35, Ed. 1 Friday, August 23, 1912 Page: 3 of 8
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| looking fine- No pest
’made its appearance.
| Protracted ra^eungs are the
i order of the da v.
General manager H, P. Mc-
Grady and family have been
touring the West in their car for
the past two weeks.' They re-
turned Sunday all O. R. with the
eception of a broken car.
I suppose the candidates all
got a job as they do not bother
here of late It seems as though
Teddy is determined to be presi-
dent. Two to one it’s a Demo-
crat. Don’t tell Teddy; let him
run until he sweats his fever off.
Eld. Ewing a very popular di-
vine of Honey Grove, in company
with Eld. Gerrish are holding a
protracted meeting here in the
Christian Church. Seven addi-
tions to date, Aug. 20
Last week some boys were eat
ing a water melon in Jno. Dog-
gets meat shop. Upon winding
up, one of the boys left a large
butcher knife sticking in the
floor. One of Mr. Minchv’s little
girls went in for a beef steak and
striking the sharp edged knife
between the second and third
toe, cutting into the first joint
In withdrawing the foot the
knife cut to the bones across the
top of the toot. The wound
was stitched and dressed by a
doctor. The child was put to
bed for a week or so.
We learn that Mr. Sam Tyler
of the Ivanhoe Country has
bought the old Tom Spencer res-
idence here and two acres of land
price $400 Suppose Mr. Tyler
is making the move on account
of his children and Ravenna Col-
lege. Mr. Tvler is a good citi-
Last week Miss Vera Agnew
and Clifton Smith returned from
Palacios on the Gulf of Mexico,
our community. where a *reat BaPtist Chatauqua
A new comer is at E. S. Whe-; was bein* beld- Thousands were
less, a fine baby girl. It’s their j attendance from all over
first born and mother and babe *®xa3-
are doing well. I Last week Miss Alva Agnew,
Mr. Jno. Owens and Mrs. Ed-dauehter of Mr. and Mrs. John
has yet | Snutter. If I
. I damned if I do.
As I have not seen any news
from this place in some time,
will gather what news lean
Crops are still looking prosper-
Health of this community is
good at .present
Mr. Sam Keel and famiiv and
Mr. George Harris and family of
Hugo, Ok la,, are visiting at
This writer attended the Log
Rolling at Bonham Friday.
Mrs. George Mead, who has
been visiting relatives at Honey
Grove returned home today.
Mr- Tom Nash, accompanied
by Dr. Wolfe, attended the Log
Rolling at Bonham Thrsday
Mrs. Dell Nash and daughter,
Georgia, visited Mrs. Henry
Nash Sunday evening.
Master Johnie Harris is visit-
ing his cousin, Robert Montgom-
Mrs. S. H. Parker visited her
son, Ray, Thursday.
The attendance of our Sunday
School Sunday was small.
Bro. Hall our Methodist pastor
is conducting a meeting at Hail.
J. R. Montgomery and son and
Johnnie Harris attended meeting
at Hail Sunday night.
d n't. I 11 | Miss' Dlisy White ip visiting
i Miss Laura Taylor at Honey
Roustabout." Grove this week.
;j Miss' Bert Tricklei, of An-
Oakland. nona. is visiting her sister. Mrs.
Well 1 fkiled to aopear in The j A Wheeler.
News last week out iaere I am Little Miss Winnie Chaffin re-
this week. i turner to her home at Scullen,
Cotton is doing fine ami begin-' Okla.. Sunday after visiting re-
ning to open. j natives at this place for the past I
Messrs H. B. White and Roe-j
buck, of Sopev, Okla.. visited in !
our community a part of last i
We have a few on the sick list
this week. Mesdames Emma
Richmond, Mattie Dqianev and
Jessie Wilson are sick.
We attended the closing ofjwee,<
the annual meeting at Hudson-
ville, and never saw as many peo-
ple at church before.
Mr and Mrs. Pafford, of Dodd
City, visited their daughter, Mrs.
Emma Richmond, from Wednes-
day till Monday.
R. L. Chaffin, of Denison,
visited relatives and friaeds here
Friday and Saturday.
Mr Moss, of West Texas is
visiting his children. W. J.
Moss and Mrs. Farmer.
Thos. Trickev returned to An-
The weather is hot and dry.
Protracted meetings are being
carried on. Bro. Story of Car-
son , commenced a protracted
meeting if. Bigbee last Friday
night. He is being assisted by
P. H. Wright of Selfs and Rev.
Brunner of near Ivanboe who is
camped near here making ties.
W. G. Locke and two children
of Coalgate, Ok., are visiting in
gar Nix are on the sick list at
Messrs- James Williamson and
Will Philips of near Elwood
were in our midst Sunday visit-
ing at the home of R- F. Bigbee.
Milt Owens and family ot the
Johnson community were visiting
in this community Sunday.
S. A, Wheless and Willie
Wright were here Sunday.
# T. B. Smith and Mrs. Story ot
Carson attended the meeting one
night this week.
Mr. Todd of Collins County is
in our midst visiting the family
ot John Scruggins.
Crop prospects are good at
Will Parker and family ot
near Carson were in our com-
munity Sunday visiting at J. E.
Tom Essarv has rented in Red
River County for another year.
L. Wright of near Selfs was
at the meeting one night this
week and spent the night with
O. L. Wheless.
After a long absence the hired
hand awakes from his peaceful
slumber in fright and was sup-
A. Agnew got in over the Katy
from Chatauqua, New York,
where she had been taking a
post graduate course in art and
music. On her return trip she
took in Toronto, Canada, Niag-
ara Falls and Chicago, bhe was
accompanied on the trip by Miss
Winnie Black, of Honey Grove.
At Dr. Cunningham’s home in
Ravenna, a week or so back, an
almost miraculous occurence was
enacted, An old family clock ot
some thirty years service failed
to tick- Two clock meddlers went
through it. Ia a short time in
each case the old clock would
cease to run, so the once faithful
old time piece was replaced wtth
a new one Thus she sat silent
and dumb for eight long years,
no one touching it. A great
thuader and lightning cloud over-
spread the heavens one night.
The great thunders went and
came from every point of the
compass. The great lightnings
gave a grand display, lighting
up the heavens and the earth like
the mid days sun from a cloud-
less sky, striking a house just
across the street. That romantic
night the old clock sprang to
life, and ever since has been tick-
tocking the minutes, hours and
The most of Oakland attended i n0tf Sunday after a visit to his
the log rolling at Bonham last 'rfaujgbter, Mrs. R. A. Wheeler,
week. j Mrs. E- W. Adaras,j ot Bon-
Mrs. Vallie Sike*. of White-i ham- and Son. S. R. Adams, of
right, visited Mrs. Mattie Lan-! Lehigh, Okla., visited Mr. and
nom last Monday. . j Mrs. W. F. Boze Sunday after-
Miss Maud Dulanev, who has noon.
been visiting her sister at De-
Kalb, returned home last week.
Miss Niivme Van Zandt visit-
ed friends in Bonham Sunday
Mesdames Whitney,® Hunlev, ; afternoon.
Crow,.Smitta, Lannom. and Miss! Fausta and all her neighbors
Bertha Hunlev attended the bed-! have been very busy canning and
side of Mrs. Richmond last Sun- j dry ing peaches the past week
day. ; ^
Mrs. Nannie Trout and grand- —
son, R L Lawrence, visited thej
lady’s sister, Mrs. Mollie Whit-1 „ «...
The Katy Schedule
* Leave Bonham Arrives at Denison
Continued on page 5
'1:15 a m
6:00 p m
7:30 a m
4:40 p m
Arrives at Bonham
nev. last Sunday.
Born—to Mr. and Mrs. Billie
Bassom, a boy, last week.
Willie Medears and wife enter-
tained the young people with an
ice cream supper one night this
Mrs. Hattie Echols soent the .
, ... tj d i changed schedule Aug. 14, and
day with Mrs. Ida Bassom last i ■■
, arrives here now at 10:15 a. m.
T c , , , , and leaves at 2:15 p. tn. It car-
Joe Sneed returned home from , j
t., , . . o . ries a passenger coach.
Kansas last Sunday. f __
Jim Thornton and family, of |
Denison, are visiting the lady’s j
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Smith. j
Will Malonie, of Sulphur.!
Okla.. is visiting his father, j. j CongreM
D. Malonie. j For state Senator-
Tburston Pebds, wife and | f. m. Gibson,
baby spent last Sunday with Mr. | For Stole Legislature—
and Mrs. John Whitley. ! Dr.JJohn Cunningham.
Miss Bertha Hunlev spent a
part of last week wtth her friend
Mrs. Eva Kennedy was the
guest of Mrs. Thornt Trout,last
your attention to our fine dis-
play of the newest and freshest
There is*a large assortment of
pure foods, so you can easily
select any numbers that are
good melons and fresh fruits
may be obtained at this store
daily. Give us a trial.
J. A. KINCAID
PHONES 67 AND 375. BONHAM, TEXAS
SINGER SEWING MACHINE
The local freight on the Katy
Subscribe for The News now.
For Floater (Lamar and Fannin)-
J. M. Raiden.
For District Attorney— j
R. T. Lipscomb.
L. L. Peterson.
W. B. Leeman.
For Tax Assessor —
W. B. Vaughn.
For Tax Collector—
T. J ..(Tom) Cox.
For County Clerk—
John T. Fitzgerald.
We have on hand at our office
a NEW, UP-TO-DATE SINGER
' SEWING MACHINE, which we
will sell cheap.
The machine is complete in
every way and has all attach-
ments. Owing to the fact that
we have taken this machine in
payment for advertising and
have no use for it ourselves, we
are offering it at a BARGAIN.
THE BONHAM NEWS.
Bro. Johnson, of Revenna, be-
gan a protracted meeting at this
place Sunday. They secured and
erected a tent Monday, which I For ck)Unty Attorney
makes it more pleasant for both j S. F. Leslie
the preacher and the congrega- 1 For County Treasurer—
Little Sylvia Boze while peel-
ing peaches with a pocket knife
let the knite slip and cut her side
quite seriously last week. She is
not doing so well At this writing,
R. E- Olds, ot Gainesville, visit-
ed relatives and friends in this
community a few days last week.
Sid T. Ridiing
For Commissioner, Precinct l—
Far Commissioner, Precinct 2—
For Commissioner, Precinct 4—
M. E. Bishop.
For Public Weigher at Dodd City-
For Justice of tha Peace, Precinct 1—
R C. Bragg.
prised to find that “Cousin of; da7s away to departed time.
mine’’ breaking bark over my
Guess it is a powerful good
thing for the average inhabitant
^ The death ot Mr, Clyde Hil-,to be stricken down and become
dinger was a shock to this com-; helpless once and some times
munity. His remains were laid twice in a life time. It teaches
to rest at Round Prairie. He1 the subject, the feelings of a
was a member of the W. O. W. poor man, and how to lovfe his
loege Telephone camp 'No. R3b. friends and neighbors as himself,
We will^soon have those long
winter evenings with us. Better
get some good reading mattery
Nothing better than The Wo4
man’s Home Companion ac<^
American Magazine. See or
phone me about them. Baxter
Sitzler. phone 190-2 rings,
For Sole Now.
A fine black and dark loam
land farm of 157 acres within 9
miles of Bonham, and close td
church. There are two sets of
improvements. Price only f4200
and it is a bargain. See me now,
Some fine land, and good timber.
Will H. Evans.
31 4t Bonham, Texas,
Buy Your Groceries From
Dealer in Staple and Fancy
Groceries, Seed and Feed.
East Side Square. Phone 25
WILL CIYE YOU PERFECT
I SUPPLY NEEDLES, OIL, BELTS &
f PARTS FOR ALL KINDS
BRINC YOUR SEWINC MACHINE
fflf BLUE STORE
NORTH MAIN STREET
I’M SURE YOU KNOW
THE WOMAN’S HOME COMPANION
AND THE AMERICAN MACAZiHE
I can save you money—let me send in
your subscription or renewal. Both
one year, or either two years for *2.30.
—Baxter Sitzler. Phone 190-2.
I j ^ •
NEWS ADS BRING RESULTS
Wheat per bu............f .92
Oats per bu............ .38
Hay per ton..... ........ 6.50
Alfalfa per ton.......;... |I1.00
Eggs per doz.......... .10
Hens per lb...............08
Old Roosters 15 cents each
qs TrrrrrirTjririnnry'irrinrro TtnnnrtfrYTir^^
\ It Would Cost Less
Is To Keep Your Store Open But
£ Three Days a Week—But
» It Woujkj Not Pay
IS Near So Well!
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A large’ crowd of friends mourn
we may not
Le like a
with the bereaved family.
Mr. Billie Foster died Sunday
who . a.- >upp e‘l to
and was laid to rest it:
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W. G. CRUSH. General Passenger Agent
LjQ U'it j
A merchant who think's only of “the cost of ad-
vertising often persui^es himself that, by adver-
tising only half as mhch as usual, he is saving
one-half of the expensjehaf advertising.
lecd’him to keep his store
vin.g f all of thc mo r e\ ’
The |h;e logih-Avou
’U’fjhe tiry,.;.'thus cutting
pens in. hall
cess as th
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in vcurp.as dp rer.jer a mast valu-
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. eeping the store
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Comstock, E. B. The Bonham News. (Bonham, Tex.), Vol. 47, No. 35, Ed. 1 Friday, August 23, 1912, newspaper, August 23, 1912; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth904491/m1/3/: accessed October 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bonham Public Library.