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Belton Journal (Newspaper) - September 23, 1920, Belton, Texas The Belton journal Tol. Lin. Belton Texas thursday september 23, 1920. No. 23-Texas Belton Well represented at the u. C v. Meeting wreck on Santa be yesterday morning. Twelve members of the Bell county Camp no. 122 United Confederate veterans plan to go to the Confederate reunion to be held at Houston Texas october fifth to eighth. It is said that those veterans who intend to go and do not in tend to stay with some relative or Friend Are requested to bring their Blanket As blankets were not provided for this year in securing equipment. Information reaching the confederates Here is to the effect that 10,000 veterans Are expected at the reunion and yesterday morning As the West bound Santa be was pull ing in to Belton the engine ten a Der and mail and express cars that school and other Public were turned Over near the buildings will be used for these j compress. All the passengers a a boys to sleep in. It is said a were shaken up but no one was injured As the train was slowing Down to make the Stop at the depot. An engine was sent Over from Temple and the balance of the train went on some three hours late. It is stated the cause of the wreck was a faulty rail. Big mess Hall will be erected at Houston where the former sold ers will eat. Those from the local Camp who have signified their intentions of going to the reunion Are h. M. Ware Bartlett Robert hunks and d. N. Hembree Moody w. H. Reid w. S. Riggs r. H. Little j. E. Barling l. W. Albertson j. T. Pryor and p. Hammersmith Belton and j. H. Killings Worth Prairie Dell. New head of Baylor French department an educator of note. Attempt to burglarized City Hall monday night. The City Safe at the City Hall was opened monday night. The would be burglars were very bold and showed that they were old at the game. The Entrance to the building was made through a West window. Nothing was harmed and it is supposed that the intruders were frightened away by someone before they had time to unlock the Money Box which contained Only thirty dollars. Rentfrow big Stock company to play Here next week. Rentfrow a Jolly pathfinders will be Here All next week beginning monday night on the Owens lot on North Penelope Street. These people have played Here several times and always satisfied the theatre going Public. They have been playing three and four weeks in other cities and Are using an entirely new repertoire of plays that have never been played Here before. A great picnic. Bell county Cotton report. Last monday evening the Young people of All the churches enjoyed a picnic at the City Park an Ideal place for enjoying a picnic. In the enlistment contest Between the a a Whites and the a a reds during the revival services the reds won leaving the Whites the pleasure of entertaining the victors with a picnic which they did to the entire satisfaction of All. Bom to or. And mrs. Lonnie Lewellen of Ranger a nine Pound baby boy. His name is Lonnie Hugh. Rogers Texas sept. 17, 1920. Dear sir the census Bureau now authorizes you to publish the that there were 4,121 Bales of Dot ree of a of 9th> 1919 Charles p. Deboissy an educator of note in his native land France has been added to the faculty of Baylor College As head of the French department. Or. Deboissy holds the degree of Docteur of philosophic and Lettres doctor of philosophy and literature from the University of Paris. He was formerly professor of French literature and history at the a a faculty Des Lettress of Paris and professor of French literature at Brussels Belgium. Or. De Boissey has received Many honors in recognition of his services in instruction and research work. He is an associate member of the society of archaeology of France. He has a Bronze medal for research work in Egypt. He is an associate member of the Academy of geography of France and of a la society National encouragement a he was decorated with the Golden Palms of the order of the Crown of Belgium by Royal auction Sale for the Bell county fair. Bell county Swine breeders will dispose of valuable Stock fair week. Cotton ginned in Bell county Prier to september i 1920, inducing round Bales counted As half Bales As compared with 22 Bales for the same period last season sincerely j. W. Thomas special agent. Editor Belton journal Belton Texas. Baylor College is to be congratulated on securing this valuable addition to its faculty. Or. Hardy to Houston. Or. J. C. Hardy president of Baylor College left last night for Houston where he will attend the meeting of the Union Baptist association which is to meet there thursday Friday and saturday. Friday morning october 29, at to of clock the Bell county Swine breeders association will offer for Sale at a Public auction some of the Best sows gilts and boars that have Ever been placed on Sale in this part of the country. These will be Poland China Duroc and Yorkshire. They will be selected from the very Best in each class and All the Good blood lines and individuals. Gilts will be offered for Sale from Herd boars such As Ranger Buster King Liberty clan sol Jones Liberty Bond jr., big Tim big Herbert. Sows from litter boars such As colonel Bob owned by Fred b. Caldwell of Topeka Kansas new designer by designer owned by h. B. Walters of Bendena Kansas Knees Prospect by Wade Long Prospect owned by h. G. Kneer of Beaver crossing Nebraska. There will be about 50 head of outstanding sows and gilts and about 30 head of Herd boar prospects the kind in Ever v respect that bring from $200.00 to $500.00 at private sales. They will be bought at auction Sale at your own Price. The gilts will be of March and april Farrow and every one an oat Stander smooth Long High backed and Good footed. The Duroc and Yorkshire will be of the same High class Breeding and Only Good Breeding and Good will be offered for Sale. At the Spring hog show in May there were something Over 700 hogs shown. There will not be quite that number at the Bell county fair on account of the accommodations but it is expected by the management to have every pen full of nothing but High class registered hogs. This will be More than an exceptional Opportunity for those who Are in the Market for hogs to buy them. Done to forget the Date of the auction Friday october 29th, Bell county fair. A new rectory for episcopal Church the e. R. Easton Home becomes on and after october 1st, the official rectory and local offices of St. Luke a episcopal Church. Negotiations for the Purchase took place in August but it was determined that the intervening weeks to october 1st. Should elapse before the property acquired be taken Possession of in Justice All round. Bishop Quin As head of the Church corporation of the episcopal diocese of Texas negotiated the Purchase. In the near future the House is to be remodelled and made modern in every respect Pri Mariy it is intended for the residence of the Rector of the episcopal Church and his family and secondarily As a meeting place for the Church vestry guilds and executive committees of the Church until the Parish Hall is built which will be done in process of time. Current rumours concerning the House and its purpose have no official foundation As the residence will be used exclusively for ecclesiastical purposes until More commodious premises Are erected. Popular Belton mayor resigns his office. Belton music club announce attractions Complete. Arrangements made for extraordinary attractions this season. That ambitions and enterprising organization the Belton music club is presenting this season in five separate concerts a list of artists who Are each and All very Bright and particular stars in the musical firmament. The privilege of hearing these great artists is a rare Opportunity of which everyone will wish to take advantage. It is advised there fore when the season tickets Are placed on Sale at an Early Date that you secure yours immediately. The following is a list of the Brilliant artists appearing this season Rafaelo Diaz Tenor and Eddy Brown violinist a joint Vesical in november. Marie Rappold Soprano a december. Schuman Heink contralto a february. Reinald Werrenrath Bari tone and Robert Schmitz piano a joint recital in March. Anna Case Soprano a april. Mellon Well the Center of interest. Neal Basset who has served faithfully for eight years Steps Down and out. In order that he might give More time to his own business affairs neat Basset for eight years the popular mayor of Belton has tendered his resignation. The announcement was made last wednesday and not Only the people of Belton but Many in Temple As Well expressed their regrets. He has been a very popular official and to him is due More credit than o any other Man for the Progress that City has made in recent years. He is a Man of Oil and Gas showings increase As bit bites into shale formation. Authentic reports from the Mellon Well today were to the effect that Oil and Gas showings were not Only still prevalent but were steadily increasing As the bit Sank deeper into the ground. Will Rancler was in this City this afternoon and he stated that at to of clock this morning new meat Market for Belton. Messes. W. E. Tennison and c. E. Kirchner have just returned from san Antonio where they went to Purchase fixtures for a new and up to Date meat Market. They intend to open the Market in the Denny Bank building Between the first and fifth of october. Both these Young gentlemen have had much experience in the Market business and we when the Well was bailed out predict for them much Suc More Gas and Oil were in Evi j Cess. Dence than there had Ever been special electric cleaner offer. Or. P. Daviton special factory representative for the Premier electric cleaner company is now located at the office of the Texas Power amp Light company of this City. He is putting on a special introductory offer in Belton on this wonderful cleaner the offer being Good until october 2nd. Read their and in this Issue. Call or. Daviton for a demonstration. Fall arrangements of episcopal Church. Heretofore. The Well now stands at the depth of 2,055 feet. Thirty feet of the Blue shale which was encountered after going through 22 feet of Oil Sand have been penetrated and it is the opinion of Driller b. E. Rice that after the bit has gone through this formation the Cap Rock Over lying the real Oil Pool will be encountered. Just How thick is this Blue shale the bit is now in is problematical. In different Oil Fields it is said to Cary All the Way from 30 to 200 feet. There is no Way of estimating How thick it is but those watching the Well closest say that they regard it As excellent indication for a real Oil Pool. Good business judgment he has been progressive in All things and he has been untiring in attending the official duties that have come up to him for settlement. Among the improvements Temple elks to that have been made in Belton entertain with dance since mayor Bassel took Over this evening the reigns of government is a Schultz Parrott tuesday morning at the county clerks office there was United in marriage or. Edwin Schultz of this City and miss Emma Lee Parrott of la Grange Justice of peace t. E. Sanderford officiating. Or. Schultz is a Young Man that has gained the respect of All that know him and he has made Many acquaintances and each acquaintance a Friend during the nine months he has lived in Belton. We wish this Young couple Success As they go Down life a pathway. The revival a great Success. As the vacation and other circumstances have impede the work of the Church to some extent it is hoped that the congregation will rally in full numbers on sunday next when the Church gets Back to regular organized efforts on the first sunday in october a Church training Normal class will be instituted for elder pupils of High school standing and upwards a full years curriculum has been arranged under the Rector who will have charge the choir will be re organized and every Effort made to get Back to full efficiency. Splendid fire department with motor trucks. As a result of this improvement the insurance rate has been greatly reduced and thousands of dollars have been saved to the people. He is also credited with having put across the new High school building which is a credit to the City. Five Miles of water Mains have been Laid since he became mayor several Miles of paved streets have been put Down and Twenty four Miles of macadamia de streets. The enlarged natatorium which is a great credit to the City is the result of patriotic efforts made by him and the water works have also come in for a share of Extension and improvements. If mayor Bassel had done nothing More for his town the members of the Belton elks club have received invitation from the Temple elks to attend an informal dance at their club rooms this evening. Music by Phil Baxter orchestra. Several will attend. Episcopal Church. Church school on sunday at 9 45 a m divine service will be held at Dau her Aad the the revival closed its three weeks series of services last sunday evening. It was a great Success much Good was accomplished probably much More than we now see and realize and we believe in the years to come it will be looked Back upon As marking the beginning of a greater usefulness and True happiness for Many of our people Young and old. Evangelist Adair wife Little 8 00 p. M. Subject a a treas use o pearls and a Quantity of High explosives in every Many a the Public is cordially invited to worship with us. Rector Rev w. E. Phillips pad won Many friends while among us. May their usefulness grow with the Days before them. Millinery store moved. Miss Kate Nelson who for the Bonnet Box will receive a new shipment of tailored and dress hats for ladies misses and children by the last of this or the first of next week. Eight years that he has to secure that splendid past three has run a millinery store in the Denny Nat for the people and to give the children the Beautiful playgrounds they have along the Creek he should live a Long time in the hearts of the citizenship. The Mirror regrets very much that Belton has lost the services of so valuable a Man As mayor Bassel but the time comes when a Man must look after his own affairs and or. Bassel has done his part. If he does no to conclude to remain in that City we would like to have him As a citizen of Temple a Temple Mirror. Bank building on Central ave mrs. Jennie m. Hardy has returned to Belton after spending the summer in Colorado and other Points of interest a t a # mrs. W. R. Armstead and Little son have returned from a visit in Kansas City. Rev. Riley to Aid nue moved today to the ground1 Itasca Church. Floor of the masonic building on the Avenue the place formerly occupied by the Texas Oil Exchange. Harold Pyle left sunday for it. Worth where he will enter Texas Christian University for the coming year. He has been appointed student director of publicity for the school. Mrs. Sylvester Warren of Galveston is visiting in the i. A Warren Home. Rev. P. E. Riley has gone to Itasca to Aid the members of the methodist Church there in closing p final accounts and preparing for dedication of the Church sunday. A reception was Given last night to Rev. Riley and other visiting ministers and workers. The remaining Days of the week will be filled with events of both work and rejoicing. Rev. Riley was pastor at Itasca before coming to Belton

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