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Hereford Reporter Newspaper Archives May 24 1901, Page 1

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Hereford Reporter (Newspaper) - May 24, 1901, Hereford, Texas Hereford reporter deaf Smith county is being settled by Thrifty people vol. I. No. 14 Hereford deaf Smith county Texas May 24 Itoi $1.50 per year fire at Amarillo. Loss will probably reach nearly $150,000 believed that Little insurance was in Force warning for a better fire Protection. At about la of clock wednesday evening the peaceful slumbers of the citizens of the Little City of Amarillo were rudely shaken by the dreaded cry of fire fire fire and it was not Long until every citizen was working heroically to stamp out the flames and to save the lives and property of their fellow men. It is understood that the fire got its Start in Browne a Racket store though in what manner could not be Learned. Among the victims of the disastrous conflagration were Browne a Racket store Mclaughlin a shoe shop Hardy a lodging House shawls confectionery store Harris confectionery store Amarillo livestock Champion mrs. Fountains boarding House or. Piersons office mrs. Taylor a dressmaking establishment Sherman a photo gallery Martin Cunningham amp co. S insurance office Graves Saddle shop skinners drug store and stringfellow amp Hume a hardware store and saddlery. A conservative estimate of the financial loss is placed at from $125,000 to $150,000, Little of which is covered by insurance it is believed on account of the High rate of insurance which prevails in that and All other towns which have Little or no fire fighting apparatus. Romfh \ Dimmitt squids j g happenings in the Busy Castro j county seat briefly told i edited by a a an unknown e 5 a amp amp amp Arfre to j sheriff Frank Vaughn left tuesday for a Short visit to Amarillo on business. Judge c. F. Kerr has had his residence painted and it is a Beautiful place now. C. W. Mcdonald who has been assessing taxes for j. E. Mcintire returned a few Days ago from Lamb and Bailey counties where he went on official business. Harvey Cash Castro county a clerk has moved his Sisters from Houston to our county seat and we Hope they will like our county All right As it can to be beat. Grass is getting Fine cattle Are getting fat and everybody looks cheerful and Happy. Or. And mrs. T. H. Beach have a Fine boy visitor at his House weighs seven pounds Mother and son Are doing Well. Trustees for school District no. I met last saturday to select a teacher for the coming year but on account of some business unknown to the writer they did not select one but adjourned until the 2nd saturday in june. The Young people have organized prayer meeting and meet every sunday night. They met last sunday night at the residence of judge c. F. Kerr and will meet next sunday night at j. E. Turners residence. Everybody is invited to join us. Stringfellow i me hardware co. Incorporated wholesale and retail dealers in Bain and Mitchell wagons barbed wire hardware water supplies implements and windmills. Stores at Amarillo Canyon City and Hereford Texas. Jack Harwell proprietor of Portales news items of interest in the Busy g a items or interest in the Busy 7 of 4 new Mexico Tov n % edited by miss Lula Hardin 4 h 4 v�?T1 a t 7 str ,1 of Chas. Coursey is in from the Lay ranch. Or. And mrs. Bass left monday for Carlsbad. Mrs. Riley a baby was very sick but is improving. John Hopper from san Angelo is in town on a business trip. Mrs. Lindsey entertained a few friends saturday evening at Tea. T. A Curtis of Amarillo made a j business trip to Portales thursday. I Dorsey Boykin and wife went to 1 Hereford tuesday for a few Days. Little Dale Goslin has been ill i for a few Days but is now improve tag miss Malone one of our former teachers is Here visiting her friends and pupils. F. M. Boykins gave a dancing party in Honor of miss Lulu Hardin on Friday evening. John de Levara had the misfortune to have a pitching horse fall upon him and dislocate his shoulder Bone. The her of Ord a Saloon specialities. Fine wines whiskers and cigars May Pray or. Bass and or. Waddley attended the dance at or. Boykins Friday night. R. L. Woods of the h bar ranch who has been Laid up with rheumatism so Long was in town monday to the Delight of his friends. The presbyterian ladies Aid society met with mrs. Or. Pearce. It was Well attended and plans Laid for their Public reception. The society will meet with mrs. W. P. A Seymour next week. Miss Ebbie Lyons and Richard a i Bass were married tuesday evening fice by the Justice of the peace Greeg. The after the wedding the party went to i the Home of or. Reasonover where a dance was Given in their Honor. The music was furnished by messes. Crosly Stone Reasonover and Hardin. Rod l. Met to Model office building. That of herefords Law i surant and real estate firm. In a Date Law hav Glt and real in the energetic a state firm painting and their new bidding and build front main Soffio a we. Ventilated room 14x18 feet Wei n dimensions. In this a it desks of both gentler for their Well selected and comfortable chairs Law i or to card of thanks. It the citizens of Hereford to those who so kindly Nemence it their private their Many patrons office is in the rear Ong other things and willingly administered to the wants of j. M. Wood travelling Salesman my dear brother and family during from Snyder. Texas delivered two his illness allow me to say that i very Able sermons Here sunday and am unable to express my gratitude monday evenings. Also that of his grief stricken seventy five car loads of cattle Mother and Brothers who were so were shipped from Portales this far from him. The kindly care and week. The largest shipment being that from the hat ranch. And contains a their typewriter desk. To say that this new Structure is an ornament and credit to its occupants and to the town is unnecessary. For Sale. A two room House and four lots for Sale at a reasonable Price and easy payments. Inquire at the consideration shown him will surely Hereford lumber company a of meet their just and merited Reward 1 fice. 14-2t

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