The Stockdale Times
Stockdale, Wilson County, Texas
BENJAMIN HASKELL, prop.
S. MURRAY, editor and manager
Friday, May 30, 1913
If you want the best truck farm on the Coast, see R. M. STOVALL at Stockdale.
WALTER TURNER was here in his new Franklin automobile Wednesday, en route from Cuero to San Antonio.
Dr. and Mrs. J. G. SPRINGER of Floresville motored over Monday to see R. J. SMIHT and daughter MISS JOHNNIE SMITH, both of whom were painfully bruised by being thrown out of a buggy while en route home from Pandora where they with others from here attended the Methodist protracted meeting.
The protracted meeting at the Baptist Church is conducted by Revs. W. H. PIRCE, J. A MORSE and W. C. BELL.
J. B. HASSELL has about 75 bushels of corn for sale at 50 cents at the crib.
JAKE CULPEPPER has our thanks for three big new Irish potatoes. Jake always has the best of everything that grows.
MRS. JANE LANG went to San Antonio for an extended visit.
G. L. and S. W. NEWMAN of Floresville, relatives of C. S. MURRAY, were here to see him.
C. E. MURRAY returned to San Antonio after visiting his brother C. S. MURRAY who was ill.
The nice cottage of HAL CAULFIELD is completed, on the bungalow plane with modern conveniences.
TOM MORGAN, recently from England on a visit to his sister MRS. W. P. EDWARDS at San Antonio, has been experiencing some real life with the boys on the Edwards rach rounding up cattle the past week.
J. R. LUKER is building on his place three miles east of here, a nice six room house to be finished completely with modern conveniences.
MRS. ETTA KING returned home after visiting here.
W. P. EDWARDS of San Antonio has been spending the past week on his ranch eight miles southeast of Stockdale, rounding up a bunch of three and four year old steers that he sold to J.L. DUBOSE of Westhoff.
GROVER BURRIS and wife of San Antonio are spending the week in our midst. Mr. Burris is hanging paper at M. C. SHAW’S residence and Mrs. Burris is having a jolly good time with her friends and relatives.
The following teachers have been chosen for the ensuing school year at the Stockdale high school: FRED MAY as principal; MISSES EDITH KING, NORMA MCINTIRE, MINCHIE LORENZ, EMMA STROUD, and JOHNNIE SMITH, and WILLIAM STOUT as assistants, MISS DAWN LOVING as elocution teacher, and MRS. FANNIE RUSH for music. Prof. Stout declined the position.
A stray bullet from a target gun entered the window at the OLIVER HARDIN residence last Sunday afternoon, striking the baby carriage where it was found when the family returned visiting Mrs. Hardin’s parents. Let this serve as a warning to those who are indiscriminately shooting their guns about the town.
Friday, June 6, 1913
Sidewalks Being Laid at Marfa
Marfa: Property owners in the block from HANS BRIAM’S corner down to the end of the block have signed an agreement to pave the sidewalk with concrete, width eight feet. HENRY SCHULZE is having a new concrete sidewalk laid in front of his building. JAMES SHANNON just had a concrete sidewalk put down in front of his house. J. C. BEAN is putting down a sidewalk around two sides of the COLQUITT corner. DR. MIDKIFF is having a new cement sidewalk put in front of his business building.
Bonner Springs, Kansas June 3: The discovery of a cistern filled with “hard” cider on a farm near here has solved a mystery that baffled law enforcement officers of Wyandotte County for more than a year. Frequent complaints were filed with the prosecuting attorney that men and boys were being ruined by strong drink, but the utmost vigilance on his part failed to indicate either joints or bootleggers. The cistern was found by one of the prosecutor’s assistants, who had been in the neighborhood disguised as a farm hand. Chemical analysis shoed the cider was 6% pure alcohol.
T. Y. HARDIN and family and OLIVER HARDIN and family had fine luck fishing on the Cibolo Wednesday.
Prof. AUSTIN TAYLOR of Weatherford arrived to open his singing school.
H. H. MORSE, the genial contractor, finished M. C. SHAW’S fine residence and will begin work on the home of CRAWFORD SIKES next Monday.
J. L. DUBOSE of Westhoff shipped two cars of mixed cattle to ST Louis.
Among those who left for San Marcos to attend the Southwestern Summer Normal are: Prof. FRED MAY, MISS LUCY MAY, MISS HATTIE MAY, MISS CORA LEA WHEELER, MISS ANNIE SHORT, MISS NEVA BROOKS, MISS MYRTLE WHITE and MRS. RUBY BUTTS of this place and MISS STRAWN of Devine.
BRYAN GOUGER of San Antonio was the guest of MISS VERA RICE Sunday.
MISS VIRGIE BARBER of Center Point is the guest of MRS. E. N. WILLIAMS.
C. SIKES has been elected president of the Stockdale Cottonseed Oil Mill Co. and L.R. WHEELER was re-elected manager.
Born at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. N.W. MILLER last Monday, a fine large girl.
The Overall Apron party at the MATH SHAW residence last Wednesday was something out of the ordinary and heartily participated in by the society folk.
I.J. REDDING was sick.
B. V. ELLZEY, son of Dr. A. J. EILZEV of this place, has been elected editor of the Lariat, a high class publication issued by the students of Baylor University. This is a great honor.
MRS. S.A. PERKINS of Uvalde is visiting her daughter MRS. JOHNNIE GRISSOM.
M.M. SMITH returned from business at San Antonio.
C. S. MURRAY’S condition is much improved.
MRS. C. A. SLOANE returned to her home at Laredo after visiting her brother C. W.JOHNSON.
ED BROOKS came from Zuchl to spend the day with his mother MRS. LOU BROOKS.
J. L. ARMSTRONG, state lecturer for the Farmers union, spoke at the school auditorium.
Hon. T. P. MORRIS of Floresville and his daughter MRS. W.S. HESTER of Asherton are visiting relatives here.
MRS. A. M. JACKSON will teach the primary grade at Old Sutherland Springs the coming term.
MRS. T. W. PARK and MISS CLEO DICKEY were visitors at Pandora.
Little Miss INEZ RICE returned from San Antonio, accompanied by her cousin, WALDO MOODY.
On June 2, a marriage license was issued to MELTON E. GREATHOUSE of Sherman, Texas and MRS. FANNIE M. RUSH who taught music here the past session.
MRS. JAKE WILEY of Union is the guest of MRS. EUGENE RICE.
W. H. KING has caught the cement sidewalk fever, the first symptom is laying a nice walk in front of the telephone office.
Young ORAN PARK of Cuero was visiting relatives here.
MRS. A. M. JACKSON is visiting her father in San Antonio.
ED HOBBS of Nockernut was in town.
The A. M. JACKSON family spent Sunday in the Alamo City.
Mr. and Mrs. BEN MOORE of Uvalde were here with relatives.
Sheriff W. L. WRIGHT of Floresville was here.
Young WALDO MOODY of San Antonio is visiting his parents here.
F. A WORTHING and BOB MCMICKIN were in Floresville.
MRS. S. A. PERKINS of Uvalde is visiting her daughter MRS. JOHNNIE GRISSOM.
M. M. SMITH returned from business at San Antonio.
MRS. EDNA GRISSON is still very sick.
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