The Pearsall Leader (Pearsall, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 19, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 2, 1909 Page: 1 of 8
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Pearsall, Texas, Thursday* September 1909.
DEPOSIT WITH THE PEA
CAPITAL, SURPLUS AND PROFIT. SI3S.OOO.OO.
Do not fail to read our letter setting forth reason* why you should deposit with us.
ALL NATIONAL BANK
N. P- Woodward vs I. & G. N.
H R. Suit for damages. Con-
tinued on behalf of plaintiff
W. L. Crawford vs T- J. Free-
man, Receiver I. &G. N. Railroad
Suit for damages. Continued. (2
L. H. Smith & Bro. vs J. D.
Whitley. Suit on account. De-
fendant not appearing judgment
is taken by default.
J. W. Fullerton vs W A. Win-
ters. Suit on note. Continued
to perfect service.
State vs Ascencjon Lavalde.
Aggravated assault. Pleads guilty
and fine assessed at $25 and cctet.
State vs Guadalupe Fernandez.
Pleads guilty and fine assessed at
$1 and cost.
Guardianship of Jas. F. Gibbs,
minor; John T' Kinsel guardian,
annual account, continued for ser-
Guardianship of Elvido and
FeJeciano Vasquaz, minors. Con-
Estate of Celestina Eldomas,
Estate of John S. Harris, de-
ceased. Application for letters
of administration. Inventory and
Guardianship of Willie Arm-
strong, minor. Temporary guard-
ianship made permanent.
Guardianship of Nora Lieune
Weber et al, minors. Applica-
tor temporary guardianship
Mrs. Melissa Lieune Weber.
, ' plication granted and I. J.Hud-
pn, A. V. Harris, and H. E.
Valker appointed appraisers. In-
entory and appraisement x ap-
proved and guardianship made
matter of community estate
J. M. Campbell and his deceas-
vife F* E. Campbell, Petition
F. Thompson et al to be
-ased as sureties o n bond,
rted and J. M. Campbell or-
to make a new bond and
ae within 20 days in the
mount as old bond.
J. Af. DOWE.
In the death of Mr. J. M.Dowe
Frio county has lost one of its
oldest and most esteemed citizens.
Mr. Dowe died at his home on the
Schoolland last Friday morning
at two o’clock^ of old age, he hav-
ing been in his 86th year. He
was a true type of the old South-
ern gentleman, courteous and kind
to his friends and to strangers,
and affectionate to his family.
He was one of Frio county’s
pioneer citizens, coming to this
County in the early days when it
was dangerous to leave the house.
He was the father of our present
county attorney, Sam T. Dowe,
who was at one time county judge
of this county, and of Robert W.
and Luke Dowe, the former being
prominent in National politics affd
now holding the responsible posi-
tion of collector of customs at
Eagle Pass; the latter is customs
inspector at Del Rio, and both
men are prominent in their home
To these bereaved and others,
we extend sincere sympathy.
Peace to his ashes.
Pearsall’* Noted Comedian, who made
a hit with the theater goer* Tuesday
STATE BANK DIRECTORS MEET.
The directors of the Peoples’
State Bank met in the office of the
Bank Monday afternoon in special
session- The assessment plan of
bank guaranty was adopted and
R. A- Moore was elected a direct*
or in the stead of Chas. E. Duller
resigned. Mr- Duller’s resigna-
tion as cashier was accepted and
his books examined, which were
found in excellent condition and
accepted by the directors. No
action was taken in appointing a
successor to Mr. Duller, the form-
CHAS. £ DULLER RESIGNS.
Mr. Chas. E. Duller has re-
signed as cashier of the Peoples’
State Bank and^his resignation ac-
cepted by the directors. The
news of his resignatiop came as a
surprise to many, and all Ids
friends regret to hear of this de-
cision on his part. Mr. Duller
has been the cashier of this popu-
lar institution since its organisa-
tion and through his courteous
treatment and gentlemanly man-
ners. many of the banks friends
and supporters have been won.'
He has made a host of friends
here and we join them in express
mg regret at his departure. He
left yesterday with his family for
his former home at Bay City
where they will again reside.
MVs. Duller, too,has many friends
here who deeply regret to see her
leave and business and society prill
be bereft of one of their most
prominent families by the depart-
ure of this estimable family.
MB INTERNATIONAL FAIR.
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From the announcement by
President Brown of the attrac-
tions already arranged for and the
preparations already made or be-
made there appears to be am-
promise of a great San Anton-
io International Fair and Exposi-
tion nert Autumn.
All |he buildings on the grou nd
will lmve been remodeled and
freshly painted before the Fair
opens, the grounds are to be beau-
tified with plants and shrubs, and
walks made hard and smooth and
everythinf put in fine shape be-
fore the exhibits are installed.
dhkler efforts than ever before
arett&ing made for a splendid ag-
ricultural and live stock display
merchants and business
of the city have promised a
active and generous co-oper-
in making the Exposition
attractive resort. The
Government is having a
ive exhibit of Mexican
and resources assembled
coming Fair, and will in
n send one of the best mili-
nds with the compliments
of the President.
There will be, according to of-
BENEFIT PLAY GRAND SUCCESS.
The play given at the Opera House Tuesday night by local
talent for the benefit of the new Christian church was a grand suc-
cess in every particular. The acting was carried through as though
the actors were professionals instead of amateurs and they all, to a
unit, acted their parts well. The proceeds amounted to $52.15 which
makes a net profit of $80.00 or more turned into the church treasury.
Below is the programme as rendered;
The ladies of the First Christian Church present Local
Talent in the laughable farce comedy in one act.
“A REGULAR FIX’
Caste of Characters
Hugh DeBrasse............1..... ...... ......Walter H. name
Mr. Surplus..........................Delbert Curtis
^•Surplus ............................. .......Charles
Mrs. Surplus.................................Min Ruth Hun tar
Deborah Carter _•...............\.....
announcement, a better line
ents than ever before, Song and Chorus ‘‘I’m Looking for a Sweetheart
W. A. Roberts, the Frio
merchant, was a visitor to
of San Antonio the latter
last week, and while there
self a present of a fine
r automobile. Mr. Rob-
*-lght up with the times
trip from here to the city
Frio is too far for him to
the old style buggy and
HAS GOOD ORANGeS.
If you see anyone who is any
way skeptical about Frio county
being the home of the Satsuma
and Dugat Orange, just tell them
to go over to old #man Mercer’s
place, half a mile west of town
and see beautiful orange trees
loaded with fruit. Mr. Mercer
says several trees had some fruit
last year at 2-years old and the
fruit was of good flavor, and this
year he has one tree with 45 nice
sweet juicy oranges. He is very
proud of these trees and justly so,
and if he does not sell out this fall
he will plant 100 more such. He
is enthusiastic over the orange in-
dustry and can’t see why more of
our people don’t grow them.
Wedding presents galore at
H. A. Mercer Drug Co.
i i 11 We Grow!
is a strong, careful, safe and
cessful institution. It is a
mg, active, up-to-date bank
r account will be appreciated
r bank and your interests will
iys be carefully considered,
officers are experienced bank-
Our directors are all well
well-to-do business men;
are directors who DIRECT.
tamer of this bank, let thu be your invitation to
become one. •
LBS’ STATE BANK
Rev. GiRtrap is holding a raeetj
ing here and invites everyone to
Miss Bettie McBee returned
home Sunday from a visit to
ffiends in San Antonio.
Miss Lillie Kinsel visited her
brother at Encin&l last week.
Miss Minnie Curtis was the
guest of Miss Ruth Lee last week.
Ben Speer came in from Asher-
ton last Saturday.
Miss Alice Cude came back Sun-
day from a trip to San Antonio
Miss Berta Shelton entertained
a few of her friends at Forty-two
last Thursday night. Those pres-
ent were Misses Minnie Curtis,
Pearl Speer, Louise Speer, Ruth
Lee, Kata McBee. Messrs. Em-
mitt Braten, Sidney Cude, Ben
Speer, Loyd McBee, Jack Cude,
and Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Melras.
these have already been con-
for. Of course the main
pf the Fair is to educate the
as to the progress and de-
ft along agricultural, live
ane industrial lines and to
stimulate efforts for better things
by force of example. Seeing what
others have done in the field or
workshop, on the farm or in the
city, farmers, stockmen, artisans—
everybody, in fact, with a speck
of ambition or desire for progress
—may obtain new ideas and new
encouragement for going ahead
with a purpose to emulate, if not
Bnt people like fo be amused
as well as instructed, and when
they go to the Fair they look for
some sort of novelty, something
that will entertain them, some-
thing they are not likely to see
elsewhere. So there will be horse
races, automobile races On the
track, sideshows in great profus-
ion and of the best class, free at-
tractions in open space and—best
of all—airship ascensions daily,
thus giving visitors to the Fair an
opportunity to see the modern
dirigible air craft circle overhead
and come back to the starting fo
land.—San Antonio Express.
and I Think You’ll Do”...............Entire Campon?
Monologue “Merely Nonsense”..............^
Introducing Not 1C. Wilt* latest parodies
“WOOING UNDER DIFFICULTIES**
Caste of Characters
w*” .......................................George Sandera
Mr. Worthyman...................................../©© Butties
Frederick St. Pauls....................;...........Choe. Juvenal
Henry —........................................John TftomM
Mrs. Hill...................................Mien Leslie Thomae
,Mati.,dA 7-................... .......... - " Myrtle Money
Kittie...................................... " Genivie\e Hone
MISS MYRTLE THOMAS, flusical Director
Who wants a good comfortable
home cheap? We have a nice
place for sale within less than a
mile from the school house. It
has a 6 room house, 127 acres of
land, 80 of which are in cultiva-
Bound to have 9ome cash, look
at these prices:
1000 Gallon Tanks ..._____$12.00
1500 j 41 . “ ........ 25.00
2000 44 “ ........ 32.00
lion, and one of the best wells of
Turner Culpepper ret u r n e d
from San Antonio Thursday'
Mr. and Mrs. Field attended
the funeral of Mr. Dowe Satur-
Miss Louise Erskine returned
to Seguin Sunday after atwo
months visit to her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Calk entertained
the young people Saturday night.
Everyone reported a pleasant
MRS. C. C. FINCH.
Mrs. C. C. Finch, a highly re-
and much beloved citizen
Foot, died at her home
lay morning from an attack
of typhoid fever. She leaves a
husband and several children to
mourn her loss. The Leader ex-
tends sincere sympathy, to the be-
Our esteemed County Clerk,
Mr. John L. Pranglin, stole a
march on his friends the other
day and hied himself to Waelder
where be took unto himself a
bride, the beautiful and accom-
plished Miss Rath Johnston, who
is well known in Pearsall. The
event took place at the home of
the bride in Waelder Tuesday af-
ternoon, and the happy couple de-
parted for their home here. Mr.
Pranglin is a highly respected
young man and holds the respon-
sible office of County and District
Clerk. His bride is an accomplish-
ed young lady and has many
friends here who wish them both
all happiness and prosperity
through the happy 9tate of matri-
Kodak Work? Sure Mike, we
do it as it should be done. Give
us a try out. Harris the picture
water in the country. It is an
ideal place for a man with child-
ren to educate. Right in town,
yet out where you can have your
own cow, chickens and, hogs. This
must be sold within 30 days and
mo delay. For this specified time
it will be sold at $40 per acre or
$45 takes crop and all. See us at
once. Leader Office.
j Stock Tanks..
—$5.00 and up
Tin Roofing per sq. $6.00 to $8.00
Milch Coolers........$5 to $7.50
Churns..............$1 to $1.25
Guttering put up at.....12 cents
14 inch.Yalley Tin....5 to V cents
20 inch Valley Tin..10 to 12 cents
Pearsall Sheet Metal Works.
_ A. J. McDougal & Son.
Mrs. R. S. Nixon was a visitor
to San Antonio Tuesday.
Two good one-hundred acre
tracts of land one mile East of
Millett for sale. Must be sold at
once. If you want a bargain you
can’t afford to let this pass.' With-
in 500 yards of artesian wed and
will give yoiMmy kinds of terms,
with a small cash payment.
Prof. D. W. McKee has closed
his business college here and leaves
this week for Austin where he can
do better financially. The Pro-
fessor said he liked Pearsall and
her people and regretted to leave
them, but money matters are a
little short here this fall, and as
he has something better he
thought he would accept it-
The Leader does it cheaper.
The Leader does it quicker.
Far tola by
H. A. MERCER DRUG COMPANY
SAN ANTONIO. TEXAS
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Davis, J. R. & Hudson, C. H. The Pearsall Leader (Pearsall, Tex.), Vol. 15, No. 19, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 2, 1909, newspaper, September 2, 1909; Pearsall, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth920615/m1/1/: accessed February 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .