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Hereford Reporter (Newspaper) - January 3, 1902, Hereford, Texas A ski Tim i Shorter vol. I. No. 45 Heriford deaf Smith county Texas january 3, iqo2 $1.50 per year contributed by r. F. Holloway concluded from last week in last weeks Issue of this paper some suggestions were made with referee a to the dependence of every class upon the Prosperity of every other class in order to a thriving and prosperous condition of the whole Community and country. Hence the necessity of co operation of All classes As a Means of self preservation and material Progress of every individual. Now if we must co operate in what Way shall we do so it has been suggested in a previous Issue in discussing our Experiment station that the Farmers and stockmen should organize meet and discuss questions of Mutual interest and each gain from the successes and failures of his neighbor to give a stimulus to the distribution and Reading of Good literature along the lines of our different vocations. This is of prime importance and Active Steps should be taken in a this dire t ii. A it will take an advanced position As breeders of Fine Stock Only As we read and study the Best thought of the men who have succeeded and Are succeeding in their particular we must not do less than get to the front if not there already and stay there. If you Are not taking Good journals As helps to your Avo cation take them not alone for i the thoughts you get from those journals but to stimulate ind Epen. Dent thought and investigation. The j merchant the d Tut tile lawyer he banker each if he would Rise j must keep posted on the current literature of his vocation. Why not i he Farmer and Stock Raiser All i great worthy and lasting Progress j Mist be underpaid with a substratum j if intelligence and culture. So let is see Well to the laying of this foundation. But now to the consideration of he More immediate and material demands. In last weeks Issue i said hat As a stimulus to the development of our various resources we eed a Home Market an Assurance hat whatever the 1 mall Farmer or Horticulturist might raise he will ave a Handy and ready Market for. Or our fruits vegetable. The refuse of his Garden would support the owner of a very Small territory would be Independent and let me re state that when the Small owner is Independent the larger ones will Prosper proportionately. This is a Fine Broom Corn country. Broom Corn at present commands in the markets of this country from $90 to $100 per ton. Why not capitalize our Small factory and create a demand for extensive farming of this much demanded Staple. These Are Only a few suggestions that should be followed to a realization of working plans that will result in the establishment of such enterprises. But this article is Only intended As a starter. As a Means of systematic and intelligent investigation and Effort toward Uiva Cement along All lines of material development i would suggest an organization of our business men into not a commercial club strictly but a More comprehensive association that will invite into it All classes who Are interested in the development of our resources. I let us not rest placidly on our oars and allow our opportunities slip j by unimproved. I Hindle pm. Io., i pm y wholesale Ani retail dealers in kinds of hardware a i a Gall and examine our line before purchasing a a it a a it our Stock of harvesting machinery s full and Complete and we can and a i will save you As Toma gets peas Beans Sweet potatoes and the innumerable other vegetated a we 1 a Ltd a Canning fact by Ith preserving and picketing detriments. Then the Small owner Ould have a Market for his vege Bles and fruits and with hogs that prof. Max Ca Naveaux i will be at the court House tonight and tomorrow night. Prices 25 and 35 cents. Reserved seats on Sale at Bounds so wards drug store at 50c each. Prof Corneveaux fully demonstrated in his Street drive yesterday his ability to do All that he claims to do. A letter was placed in a lock Box in the Post office and the key hidden by sheriff Inmon a Neath a pile of ashes Back of Witherspoon so Gough a office. Judges Ferguson and Boyd sheriff Inmon and or. Bounds accompanied the professor on his Blindfold Street drive and subsequent finding of the key and letter Box returning the letter therein to Itschner John a. Johnson the Gro j cer though no address was written thereon. evening performance was far above the usual performance of a similar nature and those who wit Ness i his performances will receive More 1 than double their Money a Worth. The addition to the Hereford High i school building has been completed and thus relieved the crowded Condi j Tion of the school. Better work it that is possible May now be looked j for among the students. Or. A. J. Wolverton died at Ardmore i. T., thursday december 26, Itoi. M. Palmer left Christmas Day j for Ardmore i. T., having received a Telegram that his brother in Law j or. A. J. Wolverton was at the i Point of death. Or. Palmer arrived j there about two hours after death came. Acute Brights disease was the immediate cause of death. Or. Wolverton was born in Tennessee in 1853, and moved to Texas in the Spring of 1877, residing at Montague. When the town of Ardmore i. Was started he was one of its promoters and established the first hardware store in the town. After that time a Bank was organized in Ardmore was about to go under. When or. Wolverton and some j Gainesville parties took control and made it a Success the former holding the presidency until death. Ardmore also owes to him the Stab j Lish ment of the Telephone Ani dec j Trio Light system of which he was sole owner. Besides a Large property he carried $32,500 life insurance All which was left to his surviving wife. Or. Wolverton was Well known Here having paid Hereford a visit in september and purchased property with a View of moving Here in the Spring and the news of his death will be a Shock to his Many friends. Ardmore has lost one of its most substantial and influential citizens in the death of or. Wolverton and one whose equal will be hard to find. Four sons and two daughters besides his wife Are left to mourn his loss. More connections. E. J. White the manager of the local Telephone company left monday night for Amarillo in Compaq a with or. Willett manager of Canyon Plainview line for the Pur purpose of making arrangements whereby the patrons of the Hereford Telephone system May enjoy connections with the Amarillo Canyon and Plainview lines patrons. From Amarillo or. White went to Memphis for his family returning with them wednesday. They will occupy the John Bratton residence until their new residence soon to be erected is completed. A few tailor made suits and jackets to be closed out at once at any Price. Smith Walker so co. 46-it Mcglothlin amp Hinton furniture dealers note the following prices drop head Cabinet machine $15 rockers $1.50 to $5.50 the old reliable d. H. Cabine Singer $30 Iron Beds from $3.50 to $10 bed room suits $16.50 to $70 window shades 35c to $1.25 bed Couch $5.50 to $18 carpets Lemolium and rugs at close prices we have a Fine line of pictures and mouldings of All kinds in Stock

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