The Bonham News (Bonham, Tex.), Vol. 50, No. 36, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 24, 1915 Page: 3 of 4
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THE BONHAM SEMI-WEEKLY NEWS
Mr. Nichols ground new com at
the mill Saturday.'
Mrs. J. F. Johnson is visiting her
father in Oklahoma.
Mrs. Jason Nichols spent a few
days last week at High Prairie
and attended the meeting- at Tele-
Mrs. Ida Smith and children are
visiting relatives here.
J. H. and T. H. Wright were in
Arthur Fouler, Pat Mahon and Roy
Roberts from Valient, Okla., spent
several days here last week.
Ms-. Oren Darnell is staying at Mr.
W. H. Nichols now and helping to
Misses Sadie and Jewel Chapman
are visiting their brother at Prince-
Mr. Frank Freeman and family
spent Sunday at the home of W. T.
Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Nichols attended
the meeting at Elwood Sundfcy night.
I said in my last letter that a
. meeting would begin at Boyd, but the
vj»reacher couldn’t come.
The cotton and com are fine,
Mr. Smith Reeves took dinner with
WILL GIVE YOU PERFEC1
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PARTS FOR ALL KINDS
BRING TOON SEWING MACHINE
•11 BLUE STORE
NORTH MAIN STREET |
his daughter, Maude Benton, Monday.
Mr. Smith Reeves’ family visited
Lige Campbell Sunday.
Mrs. Reeves and her daught’er and
Rosey Campbell called on eBssie Iker
Misses Mattie Clements, May
Owens and Stella Clements returned
Sunday evening from spending a
week in Bonham with their uncle,
As I haven’t seen any news from
this place will send in some this
rainy morning. ^
Rev. Ferrill Nichols of MadM is
visiting relatives here.
Earl Rogers spent Monday night
with Eual Wells.
Misses Edith Trimble, Laurap and
Ailene Cross spent the day Sunday
with Miss Annie Nichols.
Mr. A. M. Rogers and family spent
A. D. HAMMOCK, Jr.
Fine Boot and Shoe re-
pairing. Best Leather.
Fine Work. Rubber
Heels. North Main St
Health in town very good, but chill-
ing on the creek.
Childhood doesn’t know what old
age "will bring. When a boy I lived
in Dodd City. There were but few
families there then, Marleys, Organ,
Capt. Wheeler, George Arledge and
the McGee family. If I had time to
give a history of all these families
it would be interesting.
Caroline McGee married George
Blackman. There were bom to this
union children, Mattie, who married
.Wash Farmer, and Bettie, who mar-
ried Joe Bolin. He died and she mar-
ried K. B. Foster. Nannie married
Mai*vin Biggers. Mamie married Mr.
Mills at Dodd Vity. There was one
son, Edgar Blackman. Mr. Blackman
was reared in Virginia, and left his
home at the age of 17, and his fam-
ily never heard from him any more,
^ears ago he died. His brother, * Dr.
Tom Blackman, is 66 years old. He
has been on the hunt for him 20
years and has shed tears enough to
have floated his body. The Good
Book says “Blessed are those that
thirst after righteousness for they
shall be filled.” He hadn’t heard
from his brother for 40 odd years, but
he still kept on praying 'and weep
ing and going through the world until
he found his brother’s heirs. No
tongue can tell the joy this meeting
brought While his brother was dead,
the grandest thought is that he was
prepared to go. His father had died
and left him land enough within 20
miles of Washington City to give
each of these children a good home.
He gave Mrs. Foster a house with
9 rooms. K.' B. Foster and family
and Mr. Marvin Biggers and wife are
gong home with the doctor. They
will start about the first of October.
He is a missionary Evangelist and
was called of God and chosen of God
and filled with His spirit. While he
is worth thousands no man can tell
it by hearing him preach and seeing
his dress. He preaches old-fashioned
her grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. A.
L. Nelms the first of this week.
Miss Winnie Dulaney attended the
Whitewright picnic, returning Mon-
Paul Dulaney, who went west over
two months ago, says he found the
work and got away from it, return-
ing here last Sunday. 1
Mrs. Young of Union Valley is
here on a visit to her brother, Mr.
W. A. Joyce.
Mrs. Claude Hughes and children
of Sherman are visiting hjer parents
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Fitch,
Mr. Edgar DeWitt and wife of San
Antonio came to visit his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. DeWitt last week
and to meet his uncle, Charles De-
Witt, who came a few days "before.
They all had a reunion dinner at Mr.
DeWitt’s Sunday and Monday Mr.
Charles DeWitt left for his home at
Alba and Edgar and wife left for
Los Angeles, Calif.
Mr. Bristow came back with his
wife, I am told, Tuesday evening, but
it has be<en so rainy since I have not
seen them and do not know whether
they intend to remain hpre or not.
Last Saturday Rev. I. F. Harps of
Waxahachie came to see his uncle
and Aunt, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Joyce
and preached at the Baptist church
Sunday and Sunday night and at the
Methodist church Monday night,
eaving for his home Tuesday morn-
ing. I heard his sermons Sunday
and I believe all who heard them pro-
nounced them the best sermons de-
livered her for a long time. ^ He is
a Methodist preacher, but his sermons
were practical and adapted to every
one no matter what church he be-
longed to. I wish we could have more
such preaching and such practice as
he taught. We would have a much
better membership in the churches
and much better moral sentiment in
the county generally.
He preaches obedience in everything
and love for one another. Hope he
will returjji and give us a few more
such sermons. A protracted meeting
is announced to begin at the Bap-
tist church next Sunday night. I
suppose Bro. Milam will do the
preaching. This is called a revival,
but if I understand the meaning of
that word it means to bring back to
life something that is dead and I
hope the church here is not dead.
The sick are all reparted mending
slowly though none have gotten well
that I know of. I think ther are
eight or ten sick in this town.
The Woman’s Missionary Society
of the Methodist church met at the
home of Mrs. J. J. Pritchett Monday
and had a very interesting meeting,
attended by nearly every woman in
town. A man was there demonstrat-
ing the art of cooking with aluminum
vessels. Of course, the demonstration
was a success and the sisters were
highly pleased with it, but I can hard-
ly see the connection of that with mis-
sionary work. However the Society
realized about five dollars and that
was the most interesting thing to
them. I think this society is doing
more' work than all the rest of the
church . I know they are manifest-
ing more zeal. ■*
SCHEDULE FOR STATE AND
County Superintendent R. M. Par-
ker advises that the following sched-
ule will obtain for the State and
County Examinations to be held in
Bonham, Texas, September 2, 3, and
Thursday forenoon—History of Ed-
ucation, Physics, Solid Geometry,
Chemistry, Bookkeeping, Plane Trig-
Friday forenoon—Physical Geog-
raphy, Physiology, Composition,
Friday afternoon—Texas History,
Granfmar, Descriptive Geography,
Salnky forpnoon—Spelling, Writ-
ing, Irathods and Management, Civics,
Saturday afternoon—United States
History, General History, Agriculture
You want some pictures
while the thrasher is with
you, or during the haying
season, Call me up
It began raining Tuesday morrting
at 8 o’clock and if it stopped at all
for forty-eight hours, none of us knew
it. Still looks like rain. The wine
blew furiously Tuesday night, but
had a sleepy effect on the people
and very few knew it until next morn-
ing when they saw the sorghum and
much of the corn blown down. No
other damage reported. The ground
will be too wet to plow before next
Mrs. Hollowmon of Wylie visited
Malaria or Chills & Fever
Prescription No. MS isprepsred>apecially
for MALARIA or CHILLS 4 FEVER.
Five or six doses will break say case, and
if taken Cbeo os • tonic Ihe Fever vfll no«
The following prices F. O. B. Detroit,
Mich., effective August 2, 1915
Fird Runabout, two passenger • $390.00
Ford Touring Car, live passeiger - - $440.00
No speedometer included in this year’s equipment,
otherwise fuly equipped. We guarantee that there will
be no reduction in prices this year
PHILIP WISE, AGENT
Ford Motor Co. _ Bonham, Texa«-
Our Optical department ia in
charge of a Graduate Optician
pnd we are prepared to thor-
oughly tot your cyea and fit
glasses to them.
— PRICES REASONABLE —
CONSULT US ABOUT YOUR
„ Jeweler & Optician
Health fine as usual in this bless-
Owing to the heavy spring floods
the small grain crop was almost
total failure in these parts. Anc
this is a serious loss to our farmers
as the acreage in oats-was large.
Save in the bottom lands, our com
crops are fine and this means plenty
of both meat and bread for our peo-
Fruit, melon, and forage crops are
also good, but a large' amount of fine
hay was greatly damaged by the
For over a month feligious meet-
ings have prevailed in this vicinity,
and some are still in progress. And
so far as I know these revivals have
all been attended with from fair to
extra fine results.
Recent refreshing rains have great-
ly cooled the air, and will surely be
of great benefit to pastures, potatoes
and to the late com and melon patch-
But whether these rains will help
cotton or not, I can not say. Some
aver that we will now be scourged
with stock flies and - cotton worms
and weevils. All estimates as to cot-
ton are only guesses until the crop is
gathered and sold; and until then we
will continue to hear the tarnal
boosters yell about the bumper cotton
Texas. > Ajax
The Following Statement Should
Form Conclusive Proof of Merit
To Every Bonham Reader
Could stronger proof of the merit
of any remedy be desired than the
statements of grateful endorsers who
say their confidence has been undi-
minished by lapse of time? These are
the kind of statements that are ap-
pearing constantly in your local pa-
pers for Doan’s Kidney Pills. They
are twice-told and confirmed, with
new enthusiasm. Can any reader
doubt the following? It’s from a
Mrs. A. Bates, 309 S. Braz Street,
Bonham, Texas, says: “One of the
family had kidney weakness from in-
fancy. I had the patient under a phy-
sician’s treatment, but the trouble was
not overcome. Finally Doan’s Kidney
Pills were used and they had a bjy^
ficial effect.” (Statement was given
April 1908). *
In April, 1915, Mrs. Bates said:
I still retain my faith in Doan’s
Kidney Pills and use them when I
have need of h kidney medicine.”
Price 50c at all dealers.
Own Your Own
simply ask for a lridney remedy—get
Doan’s Kidney Pills—the same that
Mrs. Bates recommends. Foster-Mil-
burn Co., Props., Buffalo, N. Y.
( 3G Tues. 2t)
Messrs. Sam Goodnight, R. S. Ford
and J. O. Moore, trustees of Flag
Springs school District No. 40, met
in the office of the county superintend-.
ent Thursday afternoon and let the
contract for the erection of a modern
two-room school building. This build-
ing will cost, including
about $2,000. .
“The Lord Will Provide” theory is
strictly all right and it never goes
astray except among people Whose
idea of faith is to sit down in the
shade all day and spit tobacco juice
at wasps and flies.
• RECKLESS DEVIL
The youth and his lady friend were
Don’t I out driving on a country rood. The
YOU CAN BUY CHOICE FARM LANDS IN THE
PART OF TEXAS ON EASY PAYMENTS FOR LESS M(
THAN YOU ARE NOW PAYING RENT PER YEAR.
Motley County Agricultural Lands are now on the market.
This country produced last year about three-fourths bale of cotton
per acre; 40 bushels Indian corn per acre; 2%
Abundance of good water.
Fine for fruit.
The best stock country in the United States.
Good Schools and Churches. *
Price of land langes from $10.00 to $28.00 per aero
proximity to the town of Roaring Springs.
Terms, small payment down, balance in ten »nnn«i payments, oh or
For particulars write me.
Roaring Springs, Texas
conversation was few and .far
and the young lady was
Very thin time to say the
ing forced to entertain ......t ,
majority of the time by casing
the scenery—which wasn't
citing for the seem
brag about. After a;
silence her companion, after
efforts, managed to any:
“May—may I loss you?*
the abruptness of the
equipment, young lady neverthele*
, 1 occasion nobly, and replied in
“Aw,” said her swain
horse furiously, and
Bring all your
luun Creamery a
Just Listen And
DO YOU OWN YOUR OWN HOME?
DO YOU WANT A HOME?
WHEN DO YOU EXPECT
NOW, IF YOU WILL LISTEN TO ME FOR A FEW MOMENTS, AND THEN
THINKING—THINK ABOUT YOUR PRESENT CONDITION, ABOUT YOUR FUTURE,
FAMILY — I FEEL SURE, DEAD SURE THAT YOU WILL CALL AND TALK OVER
PROPOSITION WITH ME. JUST.THINK!
WHEN THE WAR IS OVER—LET US HOPE IT WILL BE SOON, THERE IS GOING TO
SCRAMBLE FOR HOMES IN THE LAND WHERE THERE IS PEACE AND PLENTY. THE DEkaju>
OF COURSE WILL PUT PRICES UP. YOUR CHANCE TO HAVE A ROME WILL BE RMAMM JOBT
TEN ACRES OF LAND, ANY CHARACTER, IS BETTER THAN BEING A TENANT, AND HAVE TO
MOVE WHENEVER THE OWNER THINKS HE WANTS TO CHANGE. YOUR CHILDREN WILL
TO LOVE THE HOME—“BE IT EVER SO HUMBLE, THERE IS NO PLACE
FAMILY SOMETHING TO SHELTER THEM AFTER YOU ARE DEAD. JUST THINKT
WHEN YOU CAN BUY A HOME ON THE TERMS THAT I AM OFFERING
DO IT, THERE IS NOBODY TO BLAME BUT YOURSELF. YOU CAN BUY IF YOU WILL
HONEST EFFORT. BETTER STRAIN YOURSELF WHILE YOU HAVE STRENGTH THAN TO
ING ABOUT OVER THE COUNTRY IN OLD AGE AND WEAKNESS HUNTING A HOME_DON’T
GYPSY. “THINK ON THESE THINGS.”
Here Is My List — Look It Over - - - Come To See Me
LAND TO TRADE
136 acres five miles south of Bon-
ham to trade for' town property or
stock. Price $35.00 per acre.
45 acres 7 miles south of Bonham
to trade for stock of merchandise. Or
might take part live stock and bal-
ance cash or notes.
213 acres fine farm 5 miles east of
Bonham. Will take small farm as
part pay, balance notes, or will trade
for good city property.
Very good house and lot in Bonham
to trade as part pay on good farm.
28 acres on good road 5 miles north
of Bonham, 4-room house, $800.00
50 acres 12 miles N. E. of Bonham,
near Danner, 3 room hbuse, $,1250
100 acres sandy, and mixed, N. W. of
Bonham, near Fulp, 65 acres cul-
tivated, new 5-room Bungalow, extra
good bargain, ......... $3,000
30 acres sandy one-half cultivated,
near Oakland and good road, $900
128 acres black and mixed, near Lon*
Elm, 7-room house. Per acre $50
77 acres sandy 15 miles N. W. of
Bonham, 3-room house, near school,
138 acres mixed in Edhube, high class
improvements, Benton place per
acre . .—............— $55
well, meadow, timber, fruit, axtra
well improved. A Bargain; per
acr*.... .... .... .... ..^ .. $4$
49 acres sandy 5 miles N. W. near
Boyd’s Pool, 4-room house bar-
gain .. ................$2,500
47 acres sandy on good roads N. of
Ivanhoe, fruit, water, house $L250
30 Va acres sandy, % mile good road,
near Ivanhoe, 2-room house. $850
06 acres black, 6-room house, 4 miles
West of Wolfe City, Bargain; per
acre........ .... .... .... $50
117 acres sandy, 2 miles East of Ra-
venna, 5-room house, well improv-
ed ................... $5,000
125 acres sandy, 2-room house, near
Boyd School house, little fruit, per
acre............ ....... $35
65 acres mixed, 3-room
Henson farm, near FdlmWi,
235 acres mixed, on
ison road, N. W. of
Little Caney school,
rooms, all high class
Known as the Bay
fine bargain. See it
acres, sandy, 2 miles N. W. of
3 miles of good road, 4-
room house, water, timber, 1 mile
of Dewey school house, on road.
Per acre ...... .... $29
50 acres^pndy, 8 miles N. E. of Bon-
ham, 2-room house, near Danner, 190% acres near Monkstown, good
40 acres sandy, 4 miles North,
Boyd’s Pool, 4-room house,
155% acres sandy, near New Hope,
old Walter Taylor place, Improved.
Per acre...... $30
131 acres black sandy, 11 miles N.
W« of Bonham, 7-room house,“deep
improvements, bargain for the
price. Per acre..........$20
213% acres, mixed, 5 miles N. E.,
near Hilger, good improvements,
meadow. Per acre ......... $35
60 acres black, near Edhube, 5-room
86% acres sandy, 7%
Nelson farm, 50 acres i iiUllstwi
No improvements, water, tuabo%
farming tools at price, per se $42
72% acres sandy, nea
as the Myers place, a£*oom
I Can give possession on Jan. 1st. Can handle stock on several of these places, and
terms. If you don’t see what you want, see me anyway, and I will try to get what yon DO want.
j ■ • > •
If you have more land than you want, or want to trade for some other place see me.
I do a general land business. I write DEEDS, MORTGAGES, WILLS—everybody that owns
should have a WILL. I do all kinds of NOTARY" WORK. My oMco is over the FIRST NATIONAL
where is has been for 22 years.. COME TO SEE ME
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Evans, Ashley. The Bonham News (Bonham, Tex.), Vol. 50, No. 36, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 24, 1915, newspaper, August 24, 1915; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth974470/m1/3/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bonham Public Library.