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Hereford Reporter (Newspaper) - September 13, 1901, Hereford, Texas Herefo new business firms each week attest Hereford s commercial Worth. Vol. I. No. 30 Hereford deaf Smith county Texas september 13, 1001 $1.50 per Yea the prohibition meeting new dealer in citizens respond to Call for a meet $50 t0 $i0� so Ved in a h or of lumber ing and ask for an election. Commissioners order election to be held on october 5-the Church was Well filled with representative citizens and much interest was manifested in the meeting. In answer to the Call printed in petition and the Secretary was Delast weeks reporter a Large crowd rented to furnish copies of the Peti of citizens assembled in the Church on monday evening last for the discussion of the question of an immediate election to determine whether or not the Sale of intoxicating liquors shall be prohibited in deaf Smith county. Judge l. Gough was called upon to state the object of the meeting which he did substantially As Given above. Upon motion of judge Ferguson Tion. The following boys volunteered for the Campaign Fred Meredith Dalton Johnson James Bell Harmon Beach Tom Carter Claude Witherspoon and Elisha Carter. The meeting then adjourned. Court orders election. At noon tuesday the committee of boys were ready to report and their petitions showed a total of 209 names As a result of their canvass. With these lists and the petition judge Gough was elected chairman As signed in mass meeting the com of the meeting with r. T. Holloway Minitee composed of g. R. Jowell g. As Secretary. Judge Gough took the chair and gave a ringing speech against the assertion that a a prohibition will not at the close of his speech judge Gough called for a petition if such had been prepared and the petition was not Long in forthcoming. An invitation was then extended for signers to this petition. A majority of the Large crowd responded and gave their signature the first stroke in the death Knell to the liquor traffic in deaf Smith county. When the signing of the petition had closed a motion prevailed to appoint a committee to continue securing signers and to present said petition to the commissioners court. G. Or. Jowell g. A. Sachse and c. G. Witherspoon were placed on this committee. At the suggestion of a visiting gentleman Rev. Or. Wood of Plainview a motion was passed to Call for volunteers among the boys from fourteen to Twenty years of age to push the canvass for signers to the. President Mckinley dead. President Mckinley was shot last Friday afternoon by an anarchist at the pan american exposition at Buffalo. He lingered until this afternoon at 5 45, when he passed away. Press reports have been very favourable and it was hoped by the entire nation that his recovery was assured. K. Of pcs attention. P thecial called for tues a a a business. C Ohnson c. C. I mean to save you Good Money and guarantee the lumber to be satisfactory. An. Dillard. Andrew May livery. Feed and Sale stables. Cocoi saddlers gentle Dpi Vars special conveniences for drummers Trade Hereford Texas pkg lot i Iii k Black i f Jim ure Hereford dealers Texas stringfellow Hume hardware co. I a a. Sachse and c. G. Witherspoon went before the commissioners court on tuesday afternoon. After j calling for the petition it was found by the commissioners that the lists j contained 93 voters and upon their own motion the court ordered the j election there not being the required i signers to order it upon the petition said election to be held on october i 5, 1901. Wholesale and retail dealers in Bain and Mitchell wagons barbed w ire hardware water supplies implements and windmills. Stores at Amarillo Canyon City and Hereford Texas. The a he Efrid Thompson a i Erac Salery props. Stuck saddles a specially full line of harness collars Etc All kinds of repairing promptly done. Vav. R. Mills Hereford Texas. Practical Painter. My Murk is guaranteed. Blacksmith work Cash. Patrons we the undersigned take this it. We method of notifying our patrons and help a the general Public that after this Cash or Date we will do Blacksmith work for Cash Only. We regret very much to do this on account of some of our it circumstances demand rash or we. Quit Book work goes material and obliged to have More business. No h. G. Tucker Firin icum Bros

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