Crockett Courier Gleanings Index

Dec. 1911



See Billy Lewis for a Ray-O-lamp.

Daniel & Burton can save you good money on clothing.

Billy Lewis has Ray-O lamps for sale.

Remember we have all kinds of fireworks. H.J. Phillips.

A full line of 4 and 6 inch sewer pipe just received by C.A. Clinton.

Fresh chocolate candies, nuts, fruits and fireworks at Johnson Arledge's.

Fresh shipment of Lowney's candies in Christmas packages at Sweet's drug store.

Services will be held at the Methodist church Sunday morning, but not Sunday night.

Let Daniel & Burton sell you your next pair of pants. They will save you money on them.

Now's the time to do your holiday shopping. Everything a bargain at Jas. S. Shivers & Co's.

If you have not bought your fall suit yet, be sure and see Daniel & Burton. They sell the best in town.

We have everything for your fruit cake, including almonds, walnuts, pecans, citron, etc. H.J. Phillips.

Just received a full car of cultivators, planters and plow goods of every kind. Daniel & Burton.

A suggestion from us will relieve your worry about a Xmas present. We can fill the bill. Jas. S. Shivers & Co.

Those cloaks and skirts at Daniel & Burtons are the cheapest ever shown in Crockett. Come early if you want a good selection.

Everything is a bargain when you buy it at the Big Store, and for Xmas we will give you an extra special on everything. Jas. S. Shivers & Co.

We bought one solid ton of Bunte's chocolate canies, t be shipped weekly. You know Bunte's are the best. H.J. Phillips.

Saturday, the 23rd, is the last day of the big clearance sale at the Big Store. Make the best of it for the next few days. Jas S. Shivers & Co.

Jay Hail was a visitor at Rusk last week.

Initial handkerchiefs in both silk and linen at John Miller's.

A complete, up to date abstract. Aldrich & Crook.

For bath or shave go to Friend. Best equipped shop in Houston county. Cleanliness our hobby.

Mr. T.C. Lively, one of Augusta's most prominent citizens, paid the Courer office a visit last Thursday.

J.T. Dorman, one of the county's best farmers and citizens, was a caller at the Courier office Wednesday of last week.

Mrs. W.B. Page entertained Mrs. M.E. Smith, Miss Stewart Wise, Miss Mary Hughes, Miss Roberta Smith and Mrs. Luther Eastham at luncheon Saturday at one o'clock.

Mrs. Jack Smith of Palestine was a guest of relatives and friends in the city last week.

Hugh Mercer Smith of Weldon will spend the holiday season with relatives and friends here.

R.S. Hooks, one of the Courier's good friends down at Pennington, was in town Tuesday.

Giant Mamoth Bronze turkeys for sale. W.H. Dean, R.D. No. 2, Crockett, Texas

C.A. Turner of Route 5 and W.E. Bennett of Route 2 were among the Courier's friends in town Saturday.

Eli Elkins, Superintendent of the coal mine at Wootters, made the Courier a visit Saturday while transacting business in this city.

Mrs. Albert von Doenhoff of New York, accompanied by her little son, is visiting at the home of her parents, Judge and Mrs. A.A. Aldrich.

Mrs. B.E. Hail, who has been in the Palestine hospital for the past month, returned home Sunday morning and is rapidly regaining her health.

Mrs. D.F. Arledge entertained with a "forty-two" party Tuesday evening complimentary to Misses Wise and Hughes of Virginia and Misses Wortham and Fulmore of Austin.

The good cooking done in the Fine Arts demonstration department at the Houston County fair was on a Clark-Jewel gasoline stove, which are sold in Crockett by C.A. Clinton.

Lumber for Sale. Both rough and dressed, complete house bills furnished. Prices right. B.D. Raines, 9 miles southeast of Crockett.

For Sale. One tow story residence, six large rooms, with bath, waterworks and all modern improvements, 2 acres ground; good barn, also good well of water. Located in East Crockett. Price $3500. Fr further particulars inquire at Courier office.

I can save you $100 on a small Grand piano if taken before or during Xmas week. The piano can be seen at the home of Mr. Jas. Langston. T.B. Collins.

Seed Peas. Write me for prices on seed peas, black eye and cream varieties, the kind that has made Henderson county famous. J.B. Henry. The Pea Man, Athens, Texas.

S.M. Montzingo reached home Sunday morning from Amarillo and accompanied by his wife, left Monday for Memphis and Chicago. Mrs. Montzingo's people live in Memphis, where she and her husband will spend the holiday season.

A small dancing party enjoyed at the hospitality of Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Wootters Monday evening. The party was complimentary to Miss Stewart Wise and Miss Mary Hughes of Virginia and Misses Wortham and Fulmore of Austin, the guests of Mrs. Wootters and Mrs. F.G. Edmiston.

To The Public. Our gin will be closed down from Saturday, Dec. 23, to Saturday Dec. 30, to give our employees the pleasure of enjoying Christmas holidays. We thank our customers for their liberal patronage this season. We will be better equipped for next season, and will appreciate a continuance of your favors. Daniel & LeMay.

C.T. Hunter of Marlin, a breeder and trainer of high-class harness horses, has closed a deal with the Houston County Fair Association and will take charge of the fairgrounds and stables. Mr. Hunter will bring a string of horses here from his Marlin stables for wintering and training. His horses are all of the harness class, none of them being runners.

Miss Jessie Smith of this city and Mr. C.L. Griffin of Big Springs were married Sunday evening at 7 o'clock by Rev. Geo. W. Davis at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Denman Sims, Mrs. Sims being a sister of the bride. Mrs. Griffin was one of Crockett's most popular girls. A daughter of the late T.F. Smith, she was reared to womanhood in this city. The bridegroom is a distant relative of the Methodist pastor, Mr. Davis, and comes from one of Big Springs' best families. Mr. and Mrs. Griffin will make their home in the west Texas town from which the bridegroom comes.


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