Aransas Pass Progress (Aransas Pass, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 39, Ed. 1 Friday, January 19, 1912 Page: 3 of 4
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PERSONAL AND LOCAL
M. C. Nelson spent Tuesday in
San Antonio on business.
J. King is here from Hobart,
. -<#!h., to spend several months.
Mrs. A. J. Lott of Boerne, is
visiting her sister, Mrs. Knowl-
jo. N. Harris of Hugo, Okla.,
P^s in the city Wednesday pros-
Take a day off and eat din-
ner with us every Sunday. The
Reid May and family are
spending a few days with their
parents at Yoakum.
L. A. McPheeters will leave
next week for Louisiana for a
few months stay.
Try our special Sunday din
ners and you will come again
The Aransas Hotel.
Mrs. J. R. Crain and daughter
of San Antonio, spent the week
end with J. R. Crain.
J. D. McIntosh of Yoakum, is
switching in the yards in Mr.
Mays’ place for a few days.
M. G. Schnabel of Burnet, vis-
ited here this week. He also vis-
ited Brownsville with his son.
J. H. Guthrie of Quanah, Who
is spending the winter in our
city, visited Brownsville last
Chas. H. Gile, Tax Collector,
tas an unlimited amount of City
>oll Tax Receipts for sale. Price
^^You always get the best meals
in town at the Aransas Hotel
Come once and be convinced
th-ibe 25 cents.
J. F. Houghton has purchased
the Pierce Cole launch for use
l in visiting his branch store at
l Port Aransas.
The Enterprise carried over
m eighteen hundred pound pipe
fcr Tuesday for N. B. Hamil-
0v/xl a machine shop at Port Aran-
Mr. Arthur Reid and family of
Chickasha, Okla., have located
ini Aransas Pass. Mr. Reid is
in ■ Chickasha, closing up his af-
fairs and moving his household
effects here. He will take charge
of the Latourette pool hall when
Rev. S. F. Baucom, evangelist
of the Baptist General Confer-
aw^..f6i-„Sputh Texas, will assist
the pastor in a series of services,
y* beginning Sunday, Jan. 21st, at
11 a. m., at the Baptist church.
The public is cordially invited to
attend the services daily at 10 :30
a. m. and 7 :15 p. m.
Miss Mary Long was the charm
ing hostess to the Alpha Thimble
Club, Tuesday afternoon. At the
conclusion of a very pleasant
afternoon,a delicious salad course
was served. Those enjoying Miss
Long’s hospitality were: Mes-
dames Oliver, Hawkins, Parker,
Corrigan, Grubbs, Porter, West,
Price, Clendening and Miss Helen
ORDINANCE No. 36.
An Ordinance Requiring the
Building of Sidewlaks Along
Certain Streets and Blocks of
the Town of Aransas Pass,
BE IT ORDAINED by the
City Commissioners of the City
of Aransas Pass, Texas, that
sidewlaks twelve fe^t in width,
shall be built in accordance with
the specifications, and require
ments of ordinance No. Twenty-
three of said city, except as
herein otherwise provided, along
the hereinafter named streets
and blocks of the city of Aran-
The said sidewlak shall include
curbing as is provided in said
ordinance No. Twenty Three, but
the curb line of the same is
hereby established at a distance
of twelve feet from the property
The streets and blocks along
which said sidewalks are hereby
required to be built are as fol-
Beginning at the intersection
of Harrison Boulevard and Com-
mercial street, running thence
in a northerly direction along
the east side of Harrison Boule-
vard, along all the blocks or
part of blocks on the east side
of Harrison Boulevard to the
intersection of said Boulevard
with Rife street; thence in a
northeasterly direction along and
abutting on Lots Nos. 3, 2 and
1, in Block No. 485; thence in a
southeastern direction along the
south side of Goodnight Avenue,
along all.the blocks on the south
side of Goodnight Avenue to
All of said streets and blocks
are shown, marked, designated
and described on a map or plat
of said city made for Burton &
Danforth by P. L. Telford, and
duly filed in the Clerk’s office
of San Patricio County, Texas,
to which reference is here made
for a more particular description
of the streets and blocks along
which sidewalks are hereby re
quired to be built.
Reference is hereby made to
Ordinance No. Twenty Three,
which is of record in Book one,
page 41 of the minutes of the
City Commissioners of said city
for the specifications and re-
quirements herein above refer-
This ordinance shall be in full
force from and after its publi-
Passed and approved this 28th
day of December, 1911.
CHAS. H. GILE, City Clerk.
JESSE J. TODD, Mayor.
Thirty thousand dollars will
be given away to breeders of
pure bred stock at the next an-
nual Fat Stock Show to be held
at Fort Worth, March 18 to
A shipment of 800 head of cat-
tle will be made by the King
ranch in south Texas to the
ranch of the Matador Land &
Cattle Company in Brazil, early
in the spring.
1 ‘ Suffered day and night the
torment of itching piles. Nothing
helped me until I used Doan’s
Ointment. It cured me perman-
ently. — Hon. Jno. R. Garrett,
Mayor, Girard, Ala.
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j CLASSIFIED ADS. |
1 Cent a Word Each Insertion. *
No Ad. Less Than 25 Cents. J
Mrs. C. B. Allen,
z Aransas Pass, Texas.
Across Bay Side Inn.
Choice white Plymouth Rock
Cockerels, $1 each. White Plym-
outh Rock eggs for hatching, $1
for fifteen. C. R. Riggs, Aran-
sas Pass, Texas.
Five acres on the proposed
street car line, north of town,
to exchange for a good lot close
in. Address P. 0. Box 191,
Aransas Pass, Texas.
200 shares of Aransas Pass
Channel & Dock stock for sale,
or will trade for property.
Geo. W. King.
If you intend to build see
Mechanics Planing Mill.
For Sale or Trade. Thorough
bred stallion and full blood Jer-
sey bull. I. L. Rody, at Rody
Your Opportunity to Lay a
_Foundation for a Fortune
The Biggest Proposition To-day on the United States Map for
Safe and Profitable Investment. The Building of a
great Commercial City is Assured at
Tiie same conditions exist here to-day as on the Pacific coast a few years ago.
CONSULT YOUR MAP
600 miles from Galveston, Texas, to Tampico, Mexico. “The only point where a
new safe harbor can be opened in this large area of 600 miles, is Aransas Pass.”
We have for sale a limited number of business lots on bay
front. (Original Town Site) between the two terminal railroads
and the bay. So situated that it must become the cream of the
wholesale district. The time is not far distant when this prop-
erty will be selling per front foot at big figures. You can buy
now on terms of $10 cash and $10 per month. No interest or
taxes until paid out.
Remember the number is limited and when these are sold we
can not duplicate this proposition. Write for literature and
map at once and secure one of these choice lots at once.
Aransas Pass Realty Co
ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS.
Aransas Pass Laundry
SPRIEGEL S CRCMLET, Props.
All kinds of Laundry work
nicely done and guaran-
teed to suit.
Special Prices on Family
Telephone us and we will come
for your work.
HARTER & WHEELER
SIDEWALKS A SPECIALTY
We invite you to inspect our work. All work guaranteed
Pilot Boy on Duty Again.
After being laid up for repairs
since the latter part of Decem-
ber, the Pilot Boy arrived in port
Monday from Galveston with a
Alf Bryde & Co. of Galveston,
were thinking of changing the
Pilot Boy to other routes, but
they seem to he pleased with
the business in the past and the
boat will, no doubt, remain in
the service to this port.
During the next few months,
29,000 acres of land near San An
tonio, which lies in an almost
unbroken stretch, wall he torn
up by huge steam plows that
have been ordered by the Me-
dina Irrigation Co. The first
plow has arrived, equipped with
200 horse power, and will be in
operation at once. The clearing
'capacity of the plow is twenty
acres per day.
Sec. and Treas.
Our Regular Mid-Winter
20 Per Gent Discount Sale
Closes Saturday, Jan. 20.
SOME BROKEN LOTS OF SHOES AND HOSIERY
WILL BE SOLD AT 50 PER CENT DISCOUNT.
Mail Orders Filled Promptly
Express Paid on all purchases of
fl>5 or over
Railroad Fare will be refunded to
Purchasers of 120 or more
within a radius of 50. miles
MODEL SHOE STORE
C. E. FRANK, Proprietor
Corpus Cbristi, Texas 625 Chaparral Street.
BEYETT 8 SON
Buy your goods where
you get good, dependa-
ble merchandise at mod-
erate cost. We carry
the best in General Dry
Goods and Groceries.
Phone us and we will
deliver the goods.
YOU WANT MONEY, PLANT CARMAN GRAPES. $10 pe-
100; $75 per 1,000. Also a full line of Fruit and Shade Trees
adapted to this climate. Visitors welcome. Write for price
J. W. BENSON, Proprietor, Sinton, Tex.
J. Beyett & Son
P. B. BUTLER
Undertaker 8 Emhalmer
Calls answered by John Douglas
W. A. STRATON
Tin and Sheet Iron
ARANSAS PASS, TEXAS
Read the Progress
for all the news
of Uncle Sam’s new
seaport now being
opened at Aransas
Aransas Foundry |
For Foundry, Machine, Boiler, Pump and
General Blacksmith work, all kinds of En-
gine and Pumps for Irrigating.
/ - /j (i, V i \ <\
Keep Your Work at Home and Help Build
Up the Country.
G J. STANZEL j
Aransas Pass, Texas
First State Bank
Of Aransas Pass, Texas,
Capital Stock $15,000.00
“The deposits of this bank are
protected by a guaranty bond
under the laws of this state.
A. H. DANFORTH, President
E. O. BURTON, V-President
J. J. TODD, Cashier.
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Price, E. L. Aransas Pass Progress (Aransas Pass, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 39, Ed. 1 Friday, January 19, 1912, newspaper, January 19, 1912; Aransas Pass, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth975329/m1/3/: accessed January 22, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Ed & Hazel Richmond Public Library.