Aransas Pass Progress (Aransas Pass, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 17, Ed. 1 Friday, August 6, 1909 Page: 4 of 8
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Ice Cream Go.
A Cool Place
sold by pints and quarts
C. M. BIGELOW
Aransas Pass, Texas
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STIRRED BY WOMAN’S DEATH
Cause of Progress Materially Helped
in China by Recent Pathetic
A short time ago, in an interior
village in Kiang Su, a woman, am-
bitious to become educated, killed
herself after bad treatment from her
husband's relatives. Her farewell
letter was everywhere copied by the
Chinese press. It has beconie a na-
tional document, and almost a char-
ter of the new movement. In it oc-
cur the following sentences:
“I am about to die to-day because-
my husband’s parents, having found
great fault with me for having un-
bound my feet and declaring that I
have been diffusing such an evil in-
fluence as to have injured the repu-
tations of my ancestors, have deter-
mined to put me to death. Main-
taing that they will .be severely cen-
sured by their relatives once I enter
a school and receive instruction,
they have been trying hard to de-
prive me of life, in order, as they
say, to stop beforehand all the trou-
bles that I may cause. At first they
intended to starve me, but now they
compel me to commit suicide by tak-
ing poison. I do not fear death at
all, but how can I part from my
children who are so young ? Indeed,
there should be no sympathy for me,
bii,t the mere thought of the destruc-
tion of my ideals and of my young
children, who will without doubt be
compelled to live in the old way,
makes my heart- almost break.”
The blood of such martyrs is be-
ginning to make its impression upon
the Chinese people and is turning
them to favor more liberal popular
BAD COINS GIVEN TO CHURCH
A. D. Howland
Let Me Build lour Boat.
Gasoline Engines and Boats
Repaired. . . .
Experimental Models and
Patterns, . . .
Scroll Sewing ann Turning.
A. D. Howland
’ < f\
|$o Change Can Im-
prove Perfection. /
Buy the Paint that has had /4
years’ experience back of it. Until
today in process of manufacture---
in purity of materials---in covering
qualities---in durability --- in uni-
Pure Mixed House Paints are as
perfect as they can be made, and
superior to any other Paint made.
Brooke Lumber Co
REAL BURGLAR PROOF SAFE.
A curious modern invention is to
be seen by a favored few in the
Bank of England. It is claimed to
be an absolutely burglar proof safe,
because at night it is lowered into
a sub-vault of heavy masonry and
When the safe reaches the bottom
of the vault, it is fastened down by
massive steel lugs, operated by a
triple time lock. Until these lugs
are released automatically at a fixed
time no human agency can raise the
safe. As for breaking through the
sub-vault and walls of stone and con-
crete ten feet thick, even with dyna-
mite—well, the burglar must shake
his head sorrowfully and admit that
he has met his Waterloo in that safe.
AFTER THE BATTLE.
j SOCIALIST LOCAL j
! Meets every Friday evening !
§ at the School House at 8;30 j
Hew York Vestrymen Worried Over
Unusual Number of Counter-
Vestrymen in a number of New
York churches are complaining of
the quantity of counterfeit coins
found in collection boxes nowadays.
Time was when a piece of counter-
feit money in the contribution box
was a curiosity. Persons who were
unfortunate enough to get stuck
with spurious coins took good care
not to pass them oft in church.
Whether they are less conscientious
now or less able to detect the char-
acter of the change they handle is a
question still to be answered.
Churchmen hesitate to suspect the
congregation of saving up counter-
feit dimes, quarters and half dollars
for the collection plate as the easiest
way of discharging their church du-
ties and at the same time getting
rid of bad money, but with all their
charitable intentions there are those
counterfeit coins to be explained
HE WAS A VET.
He was an ancient-looking man,
with yellowish whiskers and long
hair, and when he passed the village
tavern a smart drummer stepped out
and accosted him.
"Good morning, pap. They tell
me you are an old vet?”
“Beckon I be, bub.”
“Fight in the battle of Gettys-
“Well, were you in the northern
“Ah, then you were under Lee?”
“Oh, I see. You went through
the Spanish war ?”
The drummer took a deep breath.
“Well, how in the dickens can you
call yourself an old vet?”
“Why, bub, I’m the oldest vet-
erinarian in six states. Any horses
or cows yeou want doctored,
IMPORTED THEIR VEGETABLES.
Until the end of the reign of
Henry VIII., according to the his-
torian, Hume, no carrots, turnips or
other edible roots were produced in
England. The few that were used
were imported, and the state papers
contain numerous references to the
dispatch of messengers to the conti-
nent for rare vegetables and salads
to grace the table at important royal
! banquets. Cucumbers also were un-
known until the sixteenth century,
and celery owes, its introduction in
England to th6 French marshal
Taillard, who was imprisoned in
England after his defeat by Marl-
WHAT DISTINGUISHED IT.
' 1 Cent a Word Each Insertion.
No Ad. Less Than 25 Gents.
Hot Rolls at the city bakery 5 p. m.
For Sale.—Good sail boat. Henry
Carlisle, at Burton & Danforth’s
Wanted.—Second handed set of
single buggy harness. Must be in
good condition and cheap for
cash. State price. Address lock
box No. 93.
Contracts for Sale.—$123 will go to
$200 in 3 months. Address
Bay View Hotel.
-Truck farms and
S. L. Steagall.
I J.H. HARWELL
Barber Shop Laundry Ag§rit
POOL H A LL
For your comfort and
MOODY 8 SON
Express and Baggage
Your Business Appreciated
Dramatist—And even you, my best
friend, booed my piece.
Friend—Me? Why, I was asleep all
Mother lounges at the club. Wil-
lie motors—reckless cub. Teachers
work1 on Mollv’s voice ? Art for
Susan, that’s her choice. Edith :
thinks she’ll write a book—wears a
soulful, haunted look. Tessie thinks
that she will play a piano some sweet
day. Baby has a nurse or two—
must be French or they won’t do.
This is all the family, ’cept father ,
dear, and he is kept on the jump to ,
get the scads needed for the others’ 1
fads!—St. Louis Bepublic.
ADDED TO BRITISH EMPIRE.
By signing a treaty on March 11
at Bangkok, Siam, 15,000 square
miles' of territory have been added
to the British empire. Under the
treaty British capital to the extent
of $20,000,000 will be furnished for
the construction of railroads south
Professor of History—Can you tell
me why this period of the French gov-
ernment was known as the directoire
The Coed—Because that was when
all the women wore directoire gowns.
“Strange, isn’t it?”
“That a singer’s liquid notes make
him solid with an audience.”
THE RETORT COURTEOUS.
Landlord—Sir, I would like less
heat in your manner.
Tenant—Sir, I would like more
heat in my flat.
Cigars, candies and tobacco at
the Postoffice store.
Buy your Stationery at the Post-
office Store. ,
For Rent.—I have leased the Barnes
building, which has just been com-
pleted and have for rent a stove
room down stairs, besides furnished
or unfurnished rooms up stairs.
The location is the best in town,
and the price is reasonable. See
me. J. H. Harwell, at the barber
Do you want to sell your con-
tract for lots and land at Aransas
Pass? If so, address P. O. Box 1 6,
Aransas Pass, Texas, 19
Write in what you will take for
your contract. Box 95. '
Wanted.—What will you take for
your Aransas Pass contract? J. W.
Cherryhomes, Aransas Pass, Texas
FOR SALE.—Five contracts in
Aransas Pass for $750 cash. Ad-
dress P. O. Box 1 76.
Optician—1 will be in Aransas Pass
Saturday, August 1 4th, at the Bay
View hotel, with a full set of opti-
cal instruments and apparatus. I
can fit your eyes with glasses. See
me. T. J. Stansel.
Deeds, notes and legal blanks
of all kinds at the Postoffice store.
For Sale.—The lease and fixtures of
the Bay View hotel. Apply at the
Washing and sewing.—Apply to
Mrs. Ollie Smith, 3 blocks south-
west from Bay View Hotel. 19.
For Sale.—Contracts at $25 premi-
um. Address P. O. box 73. tf
Board and room at Osborn
boarding house, $3.50 a week, next
door to C. M. Bigelow. 20
Some Remnants of wall paper I am
selling out way below cost. Ask
to see them. H. B. Reed.
For Sale. A good tent with six
foot wall and floor. Apply to
tf E. C. Irwin.
Notice.—If you desire your mail
given to the children or any one
beside yourself, please send writ-
en order. C. W. Showaker,
For Rent.—New Brown building,
two story, 24x50, 7 room flat.
Best location in city for a drug and
book store. Contracts for sale at
$150. See Brown, at Bay View
To Trade—Good saddle and horse
for milch cow. Road wagon for
sale. Elmer Mullins'.
Advertised Letter List.
T. F. Bush, R. Berkeley, Jack
Cromwell, Capt. Compton, E. W.
Hughes, J. C. Hathorn 3, F. M.
Miller, Levi Phillips, J. A. West-
moreland, Chas. E. Worsham, Miss
Lucy Baster, Mrs. Emily Bowns,
Miss “Ike” Shaw & Co.
C. W. Showaker, Postmaster.
I have fifty presents I am giving
to my customers. With every pur-
chase amounting!^ $2 or more,
you are entitled to one of these as
long as they last. Don’t delay,
for there are fifty of them, and
when they are all gone there will
be no more. Come and see me
when you need anything in the
way of jewqlry or household hard-
ware. Chances are I have just
what you want. A big shipment
of new goods received this week.
Chris Metzler, at the Variety Store.
MRS. M. D. FRANKLIN, Proprietress
Table Board S4.00 Per Week
Aransas Pass, •
1 m COTTAGE mg
Mrs. J. B. Warehan
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i Contractor and Builder |
C. M. MONASMITH
See Me forEstimates
on all Buildings.....
C. M. MONASMITH
ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS
M. C. THIELLN
Estimatas Cheerfully Furnished
Apply at City Drug Store
W. H. Grant
Hot and Cold Baths
Paul Laundry Agency
Next door east of'Chicago Hotel
J. Q. ROBERSON
ARCHITECT AND BUILDER
Plans and Specifications
Furnished on Request.
One Block West of Bay View
J. W. Cfierryholmes j
Real Estate and I
Abstracts of Title carefully
ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS
From 1 to 4 good milk
cows, all with second calf,
under 3 months old. See
them in my lot any day.
C. M. AVENT, Aransas
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Aransas Pass Progress (Aransas Pass, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 17, Ed. 1 Friday, August 6, 1909, newspaper, August 6, 1909; Aransas Pass, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth974134/m1/4/?rotate=0: accessed February 24, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Ed & Hazel Richmond Public Library.