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Hereford Reporter (Newspaper) - October 4, 1901, Hereford, Texas For a profitable investment come Hereford. Done fail. Vol. I. No. 38. Hereford deaf Smith county Texas october 4, Itoi $1.50 per Yea tomorrow go and vote and vote As your conscience dictates Painter it a Decorato ulterior ill specially. Tomorrow you express your sentiments As you will be willing abide by them for two years. Vote vote vote tomorrow we Goto the polls Torcasi our vote decide an important question. What is the question is it determine whether prohibition will destroy Many appetite for Strong drink it is determine whether it will put whiskey beyond the reach of every individual in deaf Smith county it is prohibit any one from taking a drink in deaf Smith county no this is not the question. The question is a shall i give my endorsement the Saloon and All its Tram of evils or shall i refuse that Indor sment. This is the question and whatever difficulties May present them selves this is the Issue. Let us decide the Issue first from the stand Point of our duty ourselves our families our county and our god and if this brings new obligations in the Way of enforcement of Law let us make up our minds As the question now at Issue endorsement or no endorsement and when other phases of the matter present themselves let assert ourselves in defense of the night that is ours. Who would have any use for the legislator who would refuse con dem them by passing a Law against it simply because he thought people would continue steal after the passage of such Laws who would res a. C. Fox pet the preacher who refuse condemn sin because he could not eradicate sin entirely the question is a the Saloon versus the Church the school the Home and we Are called upon vote for the interests of one or the other. It is not a question of expediency but a question of right or wrong pure and simple and we can not Dodge it. We Are called upon for an institution which openly declares that it will not obey the Laws that if it is condemned by Law it will violate that Law an inst ution that defiantly warns us that it will not respect the will of the majority of will people but promises that their unit shall not be the Law of the land. Let us come the polls and vote not for appetite not for expediency not for pocketbooks or some one interested in the business but for right leaving the consequences be seen and determined by honesty and Honor of the officer whose oath is on record for the enforcement of the he. Cd. Wholesale and retail dealers in All kinds of hardware. I Call and examine our line Bufor purchasing our Stock of harvesting machinery full and Complete and we can and will save you Money. Two appreciated letters. Amarillo Texas. Sept. 29, 1900. To the reporter a while i have left your Little town i am by no Means careless As its welfare. I believe local option will be a great Blessing your town and would rejoice know that the Raa Lovrity of the voters of deaf Smith county would think the same and i feel that i know them Weil enough expect nothing but for it carry at the election. Whiskey is the main thing draw her Trade from its majority of Consumers but the fair dealings and progressiveness of your merchants and business men generally Are the great drawing cards. If local option carries in Hereford Ray opinion is that the town will continue build up with the substantial citizens that has been characteristic of it since the Day it started. Citizens guard your boys against every evil As our fathers did us. Respectfully f. T. Denson the reporter a journalism in general and Western Texas in particular is be congrats heated that one of the newspaper fraternity dares come out in such unmistakable terms on such a High moral ground and Point so i a. W. Meeks photographer jeweler and graduate optician. A Date picture work jewelry and watch repairing Eves scientifically fitted with glasses in it Quot a a fees examined free. To the Fountain of All evil As appears i Ess th0 True in the Hereford reporter of sept. J 13 under the caption of a some we naturally expect this position from our religious papers. It requires no Especial bravery for me a writer of a Christian journal denounce the popular evils and at the same time Point the Saloon As the creator of these evils it is part of a your Stock in Trade Aud we run no danger of losing any influence. On the contrary we lose both if we were silent. But when a circular journal and a Young journal As Well is Brave enough write a some interrogatories then suddenly right and truth and All that goes make Home sacred and Beautiful seen be standing on a firmer foundation we look out on a brighter world we feel that a better Day with a cleaner Light is dawning and our boys and girls seem safer. The friends of a clean living the the fathers and who Long shield their children from the pit Falls into which so Many Young feet Are Birling owe a firm support the Hereford reporter. May the journal become a mighty Power in our great and growing West and it never be Anni d. T Ardi 3 room h. B. Mcgee Forn the Baptist Church a t., is now building a. In the Northwest Poi j. W. Hough has the contractor Hough assures he will begin work the first week on Geo. Hays building. H. M. Bandy will Prear lords Day at la a in. And 8 Sharp Smith Walker a co. Are anti for your Trade dry goods and Ceries. Give them a trial. Subscribe for the reporter. Lous Osburne amp Row fashionable millinery agents for butterick patterns Ai pub nations. So

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