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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Itasca Item — 2 August 1918
LOCAL AND PERSONAL. A. Horton and wife were Hills- boro visitors Saturday. • Big BiiU Hart in "Selfish Yates" at Pastime Monday. Ed Woodal of Hillsboro was looking after business interests here Monday. Miss Madelle Park returned last Saturday from an enjoyable visit with relatives in Missis- sippi. F. M. Files and D. K. Martin returned home Friday night from an auto trip to South Texas. Mrs. Dr. J. H. Young left Sat- urday morning for a month's visit with her mother and sister at Bay City. Mrs. P. M. Pruitt and daught- er, Myrtle, left Tuesday morning for a months' visit with Mrs. Pruitt's sister at Mt. Vernon, Missouri. Mrs. Ed. Estes and little daughter, Edwina, returned to their home in Dallas last Friday evening after spending a week with Miss Mayme Pruitt. The work report of the Red Cross will be published every two weeks instead of every week as heretofore. The reason for this being that the ladies are working on half time. Mr. and Mrs. Pat E. Hooks returned home Friday night ...
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Itasca Item — 2 August 1918
•M ic* ■—. KM 1 H| Jf-,; I' • ill BB; Hies Valley. 4 1,1 i y & i I i New Merchandise Now Arriving We are receiving daily by express, ship- ments oi New Merchandise. There has fust arrived a large assortment of: Ladies' Skirts White Wash Skirts in Fancy Gaberdines and Piques Prices $2.50 to $5.00 Novelty Silk .Skirts in a varied selection of cloths and patterns. Some of these are shown in Messalines and Taffetas in high colored fancy stripes, others in a wide range of solid colors, and are exceptional values at $6.50 and $7.50 Woolen Skirts in novelty stripes Prices $6.50 and $7.50 Beautiful New Blouses A wonderful line of Ladies' Blouses is now being shown. These come in Georgettes and Crepe de Chine in all the new shades, with fancy beading and embroidery in contrasting colors. Specially Priced at $3.50 and $5.95 New Silk Dresses These few numbers that we have, show the Early Fall Styles. They are made up in Taffetas and Satins, and very pretty combinations of these with George...
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Itasca Item — 9 August 1918
Columbia Grafanolas And Records. BUIE, HARDWARE AND FURNITURE. THE ITASCA ITEM FIRE INSURANCE W. H. COFFHAN, Agent VOLUME 32 ITASCA, HILL (XcJNTY, TEXAS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 1918 NUMBER 39 Days of Disappointment In these days of disappoint- ment when the farmer meditates upon the shortness of feed, the fast deteriorating Cotton pros* pect, with the steady increase in the cost of living, it is well to be connected up with a good strong Bank that has a depend- able disposition to help. Are you a member of the Itasca National happy family? It's a pretty comfortable feeling. We stand by our Customers. Serve your country; Join the Navy, Coast Reserve or Marines. Itasca National Bank Itasca, Texas W. H. COFFMAN, Pres. N. S. REES, Vice-Pres. H. E. CHILES, Cashier. You'll Want this Attractive Of Genuine American ,Walnut, ) When You Have Seen It Designed in the very newest, finest workmanship and construction. It consists of Vanity Dresser vith tri- ple-wing plate mirror, Chiffonier with plate...
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Itasca Item — 9 August 1918
I4P§k Wsk pp> \ \ FARMS FOR I if I k I p? ii i &< M vN i \ k § W*K /•i r* i i n •VA RK?. i Read below descriptive list of farms on which we have exclusive contract. Under existing conditions, buy land. It is the sst investment you can make, and even at the present high price it will yield you a larger per cent of interest on the investment and be easier paid for than at any other time in the past* Remember that we are not only in position to help you with terms, but are anxious to do it. Remember, also, that noth- ing but square deals are consummated through this office, and you will be protected in any deal you may make. We will take pleasure in showing you anything which we have for sale. LESS THAN 100 ACRES No. 153. Two miles of Itasca, on pike road, we have a very desirable black land farm of 66 acres, and all in culti- vation except4 acres in ravine pasture: h«s a 4-room boxed house, barn and deep wall of extra fine water. This lit- tle Arm is well located and will ma...
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Itasca Item — 9 August 1918
W /( h ie [< >U fat ied i Ne hei ■ Afvu, J. Cla and 11101 Cre Mei dau I C ,v r1 I l'CO I a IV ^nch Tt.v f lithe '-Coui i Schc ^ Tl ..mat TTmpe ei-v ' Th appa it is ment izatic —•the i fin ev meas: 1tial tl |icatio infon may out ti the cc dividu • -.Not to th« feasor -this b hand j *T. J. 1 • Sea DR. RITCHEY, DENTIST pill work guaranteed. All instruments sterilized in boiling water. Special ^attention given to Pyorrhea and bleeding gums. All work cash and closest prices given. Ask Any Reference ITASCA. TEXAS Six Years in Itasca Both Phones War Labor Board Outlines Plans for Recruiting Farm Labor. The newly organized War La- bor Policies Board, on which the Department of Agriculture is represented, has outlined plans for recruiting of industrial and agricultural labor. These plans have the approval and support of the President. The following is from the re- port of the War Labor Policies Board and outlines the medium through which recruiting work should be carried on. "All recru...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Itasca Item — 9 August 1918
at— ■ f : m v~ i J p * y f L$ u ii. II i i Si THE ITASCA ITEM Published Every Friday. BOWMAN * CASEY, Owners. GEO. W. BOWMAN, Editor. Independent Phone No. 57. Southwestern No. 101. Entered at the postoffice at Itasca, Texas, as mail matter of the second class. Associate Editors and Agents. Mrs. C. J. Calfee Rockwall Miss Birdie Yeaman....Berry's Chapel Miss Mamie Davis Bois d'Arc Mrs. E. M. Wiseman Files Valley Jessie Barbour Lea Summit J. S. Fredrick Pluto The above named parties are our authorized correspondents and agents in their respective communities. Subscription Rates: One Year — r $1.00 Six Months 60 Three Months — 35 Cash In Advance. In Hillsboro and outside of Hill Co. One year $2.00 Six months $1.00 Three months 60 CASH IN ADVANCE. Deep grief and enduring pride enter American homes with the casualty lists. What we do not see, we tread upon and never think of it.- "Measure for Measure." Kaiser Bill is now looking for that man who said the "Amer- icans would not fight." T...
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Itasca Item — 9 August 1918
LOCAL AND PERSONAL. Wm. S. Hart in "Blue Blazes Rawden" Monday at Pastime. A. S. Hockaday of Hillsboro was here Wednesday afternoon. J. M. Bond and C. B. Derrick motored to Waco on a business trip yesterday. Joe T. Green of Arlington, for- mer editor of The Item, visited in our city yesterday. Mr. G. C. Brown and family motored to Hillsboro Tuesday afternoon and joined a party there for a fishing trip to the Brazos River for the day. Miss Lena Carr returned home Saturday night after spending several weeks visiting relatives at Mineral Wells, Fort Worth and Dallas. She states that she spent a very delightful vacation. To the People of Hill County. I wish to thank you from the depths of my heart for the splendid vote you gave me for sheriff last Saturday. I have received nearly 50 per cent of the entire vote of the County. Although I had three good men opposing me for the office, eith- er one of whom would have made a good officer, and I am very grateful to you, one and all for the co...
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Itasca Item — 9 August 1918
X , a r 5 * ?l i i Jiti *• i-i' County Convention Held Last Saturday. The County Democratic Con- ention opened most harmon- jusly Saturday morning. The lobby people were in full con- ' trol and not a single obstacle was met in the onward progress of the well oiled and manned steam roller, and the indication is that every plan of the Hobby floor leaders will carry. The meeting was called to or- der Saturday morning by Chair- man Krum Kirkpatrick and the election of a temporary chairman called for. On motion of Judge Horton B. Porter, John Morgan of Mt. Calm was unanimously elected and a committee com- posed of Judge Porter, T. G. Hawkins and T. J. Files appoin ted to escort him to the chair. Mr. Morgan thanked the con- vention for the honor but asked their indulgence in any mistakes that might be made as it was his first political experience and then at once proved the conven- tion's choice by making a most admirable presiding officer. Messrs. D. K. Martin of Itasca and J. Webb Stoll...
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Itasca Item — 9 August 1918
\ local and personal. Aubrey Davis and J. B. Park motored to Dallas last Friday. John McCall left Saturday for an automobile trip to Young Co. Misses Jimmie Holland and Cassie Pierce are visiting in Mil- ford this week. Mrs. I. L. Evans and Miss Alice Derden were visitors in Waco last Friday. Mr. Hal Gary of Winona, Tex., visited his sister, Mrs. R. L. Mc- Cuistion here last week. W. D. Terry and wife of Cole- man are visiting in the home of W. R. Terry here this week. Hyder Brown and George Der- den spent Sunday and Monday with their families at Glen Rose. Mrs. J. M. Gaulding and chil- dren returned home last Friday night from a several days visit at Abilene. Mr. Henry Broch, of Chilli- cothe, Texas, spent Thursday ajid Friday in the home of Mr. aod Mrs. J. W. Shelton. J. H. Swindle and son, John Henry, left Tuesday morning for a short visit with Mr. Swindle's father at Wills Point. Will Taylor and family re- turned home last Saturday after a month's visit with Mrs. Tay- lor's moth...
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Itasca Item — 9 August 1918
V '/ \ IE;; K County Con Si The Cor ition <• lusly S lobby trol an met j* j the v / roHf y B> I a m k Jl h R, New Silks We have just received the most complete line of Silks we have ever shown, some of the richest color combinations and most attractive patterns we have ever seen are included in this line. § The line is composed of Fancy Taffetas, Fancy Messalises, Change- able Sillta, Solid Colors in Messaline, Taffeta, Poplins, Georgette, Crepe de Chine, and Satins. ^Fancy Silks priced at $1.75 to $3.00 Plain Silks priced at $1.00 to $2.50 ? New Skirts We have just received some very fine values in separate Skirts. Made of Silk Poplins, Wool Serges, Gabardines, and Wool Poplins. These are the very latest styles, and are exceptional values, at $5.00, $6.50, $7.50, and $9.00 Ladies' Purses and Bags A great big line of the newest styles in Purses and Hand Bags are now on display. Every imaginable style is shown, and they are extra good values I, each $1.00 to $4.00 Boys9 Suits O...