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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 21 March 1913

THE TEXAS MESQUITER JOHN I. DAVIS, Editor and Proprietor MESQUITE. • - - TBXA8 BANANA A3 A CHEAP FOOD. The banana must be reckoned wits •a one of the staple foodstuffs of thi people of the United States. The e tent of consumption will be a surprls« to personB unfamiliar with the statls> tics of tropical imports. In a recent official publication regarding the ba> nana supply of the world and the an* nual use of that article in the United States, estimating the average num- her of bananas on a bunch to be 140, it appears that the people of the United States utilize more than 6,000.' 000,000 bananas a year, or more than Ave doien for every man, woman and child In the country. Including Alaska and Hawaii. The value of bananas im- ported during the fiscal year ended June 30, 1900, was $5,877,835; In 190S, $9,987,821; in 1910, $11,642,693, and in 1912, $14,368,330. These figures Indl- cate an increase of 23.4 per cent In the last two years and 144 per cent •r 18 years. There Is appa...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 21 March 1913

mi m ^ecreferv of Frivolous Main by MlYruimn COPYKK5HT1911 BOBBSrMUJKHi COMPANY Must.'nations Ay Y.L.EARNIS 8YNOP8I8. Jo CoUman and her sister Loulle are left orphans. Their property has been «wept away by the death of their fa- ther and they are compelled to cast about tor some means to earn a living. Lou- lle answers an advertisement of an Inva- lid who wants a companion. She declines the position. Loulle advertises for a po- «ltlon as companion, and Mrs. Hazard replies. She offers Loulle a position as «ier "secretary of frivolous affairs." Her •ehlef wgrk is to stSer Mrs. Hazard's son and daughter in the right matrimonial •path. Loulle ♦nlka baseball to Hap Haz- ard and also gains tho confidence of Lau- ra Hazard. The Due de Trouvllle Is be- lieved to be Interested In Laura. Mrs. Hazard gives a big reception and Loulle «ieets many people high In the social World. Natalie Agazztz, to whom Hap has been paying attention, loses an em- erald bracelet during the reception. She 'declare...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 21 March 1913

. . , V. * •f « | I mSmm Siiafe? pi m< |P! I | I I WP !j&V «; \r'fr£ m : j -.. .>'1 ammm ifia H *Mj# 0 R CASH! MINUTE SCRU1INY of the following list of prices will convince you of our unprecident- ed offer: Sugar, $1.00's worth to each j ► customer, 20 lbs for $1.00 ► Simon pure Leaf Lard, 10 <; lb bucket for $1.70 Crusto Lard, 10 lb bucket for $1.30 i' Cheek-Neal premium coffee, bucket $1.00 8, 1 lb cans of Bliss coffee for $1.00 Chops $1.40 Bran $1.30 Seefl Peanuts, 15c lb, 2 lbs for 25c Amber Cane Seed, bushe} $1.00 Is 5 Orange Cane Seed, bushel for . . $1.00 Red Top Cane seed, bushel for $1.00 See me for special prices on big lots of Cane Seed. We have a few bushels of Vineless Yam potatoes from East Texas, bushel.. .1. 75 Special prices on flour and meal in quantities for the next ten days as we will move to our own building on north side of square. Memphis Flour.... $1.35 American Beauty.. $1.45 mmmmm W. F. JONES I West Side Square Rugel Brick Mesquite. Texas n LA...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 28 March 1913

I > ' L ®h£ ®CXO0 stiu Librarian Capita! ■ ■ ■■ — By John E. Davis. MESOUITE, TEXAS, FRIDAY MARCH 28, 1913 Vol. XXXI No. 39 YOUR EYES Will be properly cared for if you come to us for glasses. ■ We can make any kind you may need, in any style you like. We guarantee to please you at a price much lower than others ask, Come in and let us test your eyes. An honest opinion will cost you nothing. CULLOM & PORTER The Palace "Drug Store IINTERURBAN NOW SEEMS ASSURED Representatives From Along Proposed Line Met In Dallas Thursday — Enters Prize Crop Contest. Mesquite, Texas March 26, 1913. Texas Mesquiter, Mesquite, Taxas. Dear Sirs: Have entered Texas Industrial Congress prize crop forage con- test. Thinking you would like to publish the information from a neighbor over Elam way, have sent their letter also. With respect, VV. A. Beard. Dallas March Fifteen Nineteen Thirteen Mr. W. A. Beard, Mesquite, Texas. My Dear Sin- Reply ing to your inquiry of the 9thinst., you are at liberty to...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 28 March 1913

THE TEXAS MESQUITER JOHN f. DAVIS, Editor and Proprleto*" MESQUITE, - - - TKXAfl At this time of the year every base- ball team is a pennant winner. Hov annoying It is when the mer- cury practices the scale on the ther- mometer! In Mongolia, women Bmoke and ride astride, but leave the husband's troua- er pockets unmolested. Japan's new minister of finance Is Baron Koroklyo Takahcashl, a very appropriate name Indeed. It has been at least a year since the government haB advertised for en xylomotlst Still no response. A Mllwaukeean has failed at four attempts at suicide. He may be en- dowed with as many lives as a cat China now has a full fledged agri- cultural department where- chop suey Ingredients are given official'' atten- tion. It is not lawful to beat an umpire in Illinois, but baseball fans will give this no thought until the occasion arises. ?!SI; Over $173,000,000 worth of property changed hands In Chicago last year, not counting the cash gathered on the highways. In the namo...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 28 March 1913

Fr i" -ffl ■t aM^VF " ' v ••'. J8#' j b IS1 I 1 v | I fli « 1 J I ia 1 M \\ h I 1 I I v I i i of MVOlous Main fa/ MYrUTEELLE COPYRIGHT1911 SOBKrMf RR1LI COMPANY I s 8YNOPSI3. t Illustrations by V.L.BARNES Jo Codman and her Bister Lou He are left orphans. Their property has been •wept away by the death of their fa- ther and they are compelled to east about (for some means to earn a living. Lou- 11a answers an advertisement of an Inva- lid who wants a companion. She declines the position. Loulle advertises for a po- eltion as companion, and Mrs. Hazard replies. She offers koulle a position as her "secretary of frivolous affairs." Her eh'lef work Ik to steer Mrs. Hazard's son «nd dauRhter In the right matrimonial path. Loulle talks baseball to Hap Haz- ard anil also pains the confidence of Lau- ra Hazard. The Due de Trouvllle Is be- lieved to be Interested In Laura. Mrs. Hazard gives a big reception and Loulle meets many people high In the social ■world. Natalie Agazzlz. to whom Hap li...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 28 March 1913

\ Ej$ THE TEXAS MESQU1TER «tthn E. Davis, Editor and Prop. Published Every Friday at Mesquite, Texas Subscription $1.00 Per Year Entered at the postoffice at Mesquite, Texas, as mail matter «f the second-class. AUSTIN LETTER. BY JOHN E. DAVIS \ V.'*-5 _COUlS/-ry §S ASSOC\h Friday, March 28, 1918. Keep on boosting for the in- icrurban. It will boost Mes- 4uite. Election day next Tuesday, fiverybody ought to vote and for &e best men. wmM . %< \ • h The country is now getting an example of how a man can be a real President a not use a Big Stick. i The Austin Statesman is the aaveofa newspaper published at the State Capital, and is own- ed by a would-be-statesman- Col. Jake Wolters. Hatton W. Sumneks will have s walkover for Congress from Shis district at the next election. JiJ) other would-be-Congressmen wi)) save themselves time, troa- ble and expense if they grasp tihat fact NOW. « Some people are very much worked up over the opinion of She Attorney General, which &hey say...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 28 March 1913

> > I A ' I 1 NEW ASSORTMENT Of Ginghams, Lawn, Kimono Crepe, English Dimity, Calico, Quilt Checks, and Embroidery. Gingnams, from 8c per yard up to Lawn, all shades, from 5c per yard up to Princess Tissue, per yard Josephine Batiste, per yard . Organdies, all shades, per yard English Dimity, per yard "Mercerized Lingerie Batiste, por yard Kimono Crepe, per yard Quilt Checks, per yard Dress Calico, all colors, per yard Embroidery, 36 inches wide, per yard Come one and all; we cordially invite you to come £ in and see us. ■I. H. McKINNEY variety store | j^-~j— —%\ Local and Personal. ^ Don't forget that today is, <clean-up day. Frank Brown of Dallas, was here this week. John A. TIass and wife of Dal- las, spent Sunday here. D. \V. Gottt of Athens, was here this week on business. J. T. Walker of Alvord, was in Mesquite a day or two this week. W. R. Hass and family of Dal- las, were guests of relatives here Sunday. Prof. R. B. Smithermjin and family of Royse, visited relatives...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 28 March 1913

«?• Tames\fard Rpjer5 Die TraficCnd of /he lamous American Ivory Poacher cJ/ O J nnw/f/z-HT AY A COPY/1/C#r 0YM0CWAY CO. W-Robert Foratt VERY one will remember the dra- matic story, recently given to the world through the daily press, of the death of James Ward Rogers, the American elephant-poacher, in the Congo. The name Rogers prob- ably conveyed nothing to many millions all over the world until the story of hiB tragic end was pub- lished broadcast. Yet so many who ftave traveled in Stanley's "Darkest Africa"—the territory which, witnessed the truly remarkable «nd of an adventurous career—the details of the dramatic chase through the jungles and 'its still more dramatic conclusion will not be a mere jdpe-dream. . There must be many others in America besides myself who have been through this section of Central Africa and to whom Rogers was known personally. And to us the, story brings regrets, lor Rogers was a flne*type of man, even though Ills latter days were spent in outlawry an...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 28 March 1913

- Jl r « '■S'tM 'M: y. JH SI GOOD NO ANSWER. It was scarcely half-past nine when the rather fierce-looking father of the girl entered the parlor where the timid lover was courting her. The father had hlB watch in his hand. "Young man," he said brusquely, "do you know what time it is?" "Y-y-ye-s, sir," stuttered the fright- ened lover, as he scrambled into the hall; "I—I was just going to leave!" After the beau had made a rapid exit, the father turned to the girl and •aid in astonishment: "What wub the matter with that fel- low? My watch has run down, and 1 simply wanted to know the time."— Lipplncott's. Peril3 of Politeness. "It always pays to say 'Thank you,'" pronounced the habitual homely mor- alist. "I doubt it," came back the experi- enced pessimist. " now can you doubt such a thing?" "Well, I met a man yesterday who always said 'Thank you' aud he almost lost his job by it." "Who wu8 !he?" "A street car conductor. When he said 'Thank you,' it gave the passen- gers the impressio...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 28 March 1913

j F 0 R C A S H 1 jj of the following i: list of prices will convince you of ^ our unprecident- 'jz ed offer: - ^ Empress Flour, 100 pounds for • American Beauty, 100 pounds for; Smoked Clear Bellies, per pound.. Salt Pork, per pound... Special for Monday only, Lemons per dozen — 3, 2 pound cans Tomatoes 8 cans King Corn 3 cans Polk's Tomatoe Soup '.. .L 2, 3 pound cans of Tomatoes — Crusto Lard. 10 pounds 10 pounds Simon Pure Leaf Lard ... Dry Goods, one dress pattern to any one person. Ratinft, 25c seller, Monday Silk Zephyr, 25c seller •. i 86 inch pure Linen 27 inch Pure Liner, in Tan . 34 inch pure White Linen ..... 28 inch Flouncing in nice Lawn, per yard Some better at per yard 30c and ...$2.70 ...$2.90 16c .... 15c 25c ... 24c ... 24c 24c 24c ....$1.30 ... $1.6 5 .r.. 22*c 22*c 25c 20c 25c 25c 40c Mesquiie. Texas | W. F. JONES I East Side Square LAWSON LOCALS. J. C. Bennett built a new house for Jim Bland near Mes- quite, this week, as he lost the old one two weeks back by f...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 4 April 1913

0l)t Sexas Jtlesqnitcr. rttba By John E, Davis. MESQUITE, TEXAS, FRIDAY APRIL 4,1913 Vol.XXXI No. 40 YOUR EYES Will be properly eared for if you come to us for glasses. We can make any kind you may need, in any style you like We guarantee to please you at a price much lower than others ask. Come in and let us test your eyes. An honest opinion will cost you nothing. CULLOM & PORTER The Palace Drug Store Iquestionisnow UPTO THE PEOPLE Fate of Interurban Depends On The People. New Officers. With the exception of J. G. Bodine, marshal, an entire new set of officers was elected in Mesquite at the election, held on Tuesday. The officers chosen are: Mayor—Walter W. Walter; Marshal—J. G. Bodine; Alder- men—W. B. Stampes, J.. S Law- rence, R. S. Kimbroutjh, L. C. Ebrite and H. D. Humphreys. Following is the list of the names printed on the tickets and the vote received by each: For Mayor— Walter W. Walker . 78 For Marshal— J. G. Bodine 59 A. J. Todd 20 J. II. Youree 18 For Aldermen— W. *...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 4 April 1913

THE TEXAS MESQUITER JOHN I. DAVIS, Editor aad Proprlstsr MESQUITE. - TEXAS This la tbe open season for TurkhU ruga and hot tamalea What 1b wanted is a cold storag* «gg that boara the date of 1U aepui tore. Some of those new songs woul< make a respectable family phonograpt hlUSh. :r"; h., Pythons have gone up. They no* cost $5 a foot Isn't that awful Mabel? Paris may have seen the last of tht hobble skirt, but they are stlU populai In America. The French aviator, who flew 28'. miles In 186 minutes, had little time tc view the scenery. 4 The San Francisco dog, with a gold hinge on his back leg, wouldn't be safi a minute In Chicago. Noah was more fortunate than present day circus men. He had no press agents on his salary list The soda fountain industry is traced as tar baek as 1(51. Surely the eods thirst has not existed that long. Fashion may decree mannish aklrta (or women, but why masculine when they talk of embroidery effect T Strange as It may seem, while beel and lamb and butt...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 4 April 1913

m ^ecrdarv of frivolous Main MAyruimn commr 1911 BOBByMERRILL COMPANY ► 8YNOP8I8. Illustrations by V.L.EARNES . Jo Codman and her slater Loulle are left orphans. Their property has been •wept away by the death of their fa- ther and they are compelled to cast about for some means to earn a living. Lou- Jle answers an advertisement of an Inva- lid who wants a companion. She declines the position. Loulle advertises for a po- sition as companion, and Mrs. Hazard replies. Sim offers Loulle a position as her "secretary of frivolous affairs." Her chief work is to steer Mrs. Hazard's son and daughter in the right matrimonial path. Loulle talks baseball to Hap Haz- ard and also gains the confidence of Lau- ra Hazard. The Due de Trouvllle is be- lieved to be Interested in Laura. Mrs. Hazard gives a big reception and Loulle meets many people high in the social world. Natalie Agazziz, to whom Hap has been paying attention, loses an em- erald bracelet during the reception. She declares there Is ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 4 April 1913

IKE TEXAS MESQUITER lohn E. Davis, Editor and Prop. Published Every Friday at Mesquite, Texas | Subscription $1.00 Per Year Entered at the postoffice at .'Mesquite, Texas, as mail matter *of the second-class. pLS GOUNlry Friday, April 4, 1913. In his efforts to let everybody know that he is Governor, Mr. Colquitt acts like he thinks he is the whole-works. One thing Mr. Frank Munsey •says to which we agree, is that the Republican party has out. lived its usefulness. And it was never very useful at that. Uncle Joe Cannon says it is great to be a plain- American citizen. Of course ifi is, but we cannot forget that Uncle Joe's retirement from voluntary. office was not To fail to "cinch" the Ioterur- ban now means that Mesquite is to be outclassed by practically every other town in Dallas coun- try. When a thousand dollars will do the work, we can not af- ford to let this happen. They say that James Hamil- ton Lewis, the new U. S. Senator from Illinois, has pink whiskers. Well it is bett...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 4 April 1913

'MS- 4* A 4 4 *9 &>V4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 y NEW ASSORTMENT I Of Ginghams, Lawn, Kimono Crepe, English Dimity, Calico, Quilt Checks, and Embroidery. Ginghams, from 8c per yard up to 15c Lawn, all shades, from 5c per yard up to 15c Princess Tissue, per yard 15c Josephine Batiste, per yard 10c Organdies, all shades, per yard 10c English Dimity, per yard 15c Mercerized Lingerie Batiste, por yard 25c Kimono Crepe, per yard 20c Quilt Checks, per yard 5c Dress Calico, all colors, per yard .. <, Sc Embroidery, 36 inches wide, per yard 25c Come one and all; we cordially invite you to come in and see us. J, H, McKINNEY variety store X++++'Mf*++ttt ttTtttTTTTtt'< „ — Local and Personal. , =& M. S. O'Brien of Dallas, was here Monday. W. P. White of near Rose Hill, was here Wednesday. Born—To Mr. and Mrs. James Kirk, a daughter, on April 2. T. G. Duckworth of Carthage, was here on business Saturday. Prank Youree and wife of Dal- las, were here Sunday, guests of relatives. Mrs. Amanda ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 4 April 1913

SSiMiiMRBs;#- D I 1 D HILANTHROPIC work of a new sort which has been instituted in Palestine through the generosity of Nathan Straus has reached such proportions that Mr. Straus is now In that country on a special mis- sion to see how he can further and enlarge the humanitarian pro- jects to which he began to devote attention last year. He will spend some tittie in a comprehensive study of the needs and possibilities of the two charitable enterprises he has already established and in directing the formation of still a third, of which he has the highest hope. The institutions which are already in existence through Mr. Straus's activities are known as the Nathan Straus Relief Fund and the Health Bu- reau. The first operates exclusively amoig the poor of Jerusalem, while the second extends ever all of Palestine and concerns some 600,000 persons. Now he proposes to introduce the sys- tem which has been so successfully employed here of providing trained nurses to disseminate hygienic kno...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 4 April 1913

imm COLD IN THEHEAD It the .First Chapter !n the Histor) of Chronlo Disease. A cold in the head 1b, the first chap ter In the history of disease and death This has been so often repeated tha- there are few people Indeed who hav not witnessed many examples of It A cold In the head Is rarely seven enough to confine a vigorous persoi to the house. As a rule, it ends it Recovery without any treatment. Thi has led many people to regard a cole in the head as of no importance. It ii a terrible mistake, however, to past by a cold In the bead as a trivial mat ter. Every case should be treated. Those who have used Peruna fo> such cases will testify unanimously that a few doses is sufficient to re move every vestige of the cold. Hot* much better It is to treat a cold in thii way than It is to allow it to go on anc on for weeks, perhaps months, leaving effects that will never be eradicated Yet there are those who neglect tc, take Peruna for a cold in the head This neglect is due to the false...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 4 April 1913

... -1 lpTs Kaa HIS Company begs to announce an increaise in sales this year in January, j February and March over the first three months of last year. A GAIN FOR EACH MONTH. March sales 1913 were 771-2 per cent more than March, 1912. The management of this company is grateful to the good people of neighboring sections for the nice business it is now receiving. You will find here the best stock of new goods at the right prices that is shown in this section, and wsince we have remodeled our store through- out you will find every convenience in this big store, and a hearty welcome awaits you at all times. Come to see us-you will find us busy-you patronage solicit- ed. This better store service costs you no more. Thirty years in busines in Forney, a square deal in every transaction, whatsoever. The R. P. Rhea Company FORNEY'S LEADING STORE. Rylie Ripple. Everybody in this section is very busy with farm work at this time. There are a few cases of meas- 4es in the neighborhood. In our wr...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Texas Mesquiter — 11 April 1913

I ,/■ ®ljt ®extts Jitesnnitcr SUU- LibrM By John E, Davis. MESQUITE, TEXAS, FRIDAY APRIL 11, 1913 Vol.XXXI No. i;Mfs IF WE COULD SPEAK TO YOU It would be easier than to write about the advantages of buying duuge here. We could, perhaps, tell you more convincingly of the merits of our drugs and of our service. The best way to impress these points upon your mind is to have you trade with us a few times. COMMITTEE HAS RAISED ABOUT HALF DF SUM Indifference of Some People Makes Task Difficult'. CULLOM & PORTER The Palace Drug Store mmmmmmmS MAY HAVE ELECTION TO CHANGE SCHOOL TAX Less Money is Needed for Sinking Fund and More For Maintenance. The Board of Trustees of the Mesquite High School held a meeting Tuesday afternoon. In addition to the transaction of routine business, the Beard dis- cussed the question of ordering an election, at which will be sub- mitted the proposition to change the school tax levy. At present the board is authorized to levy a tax of 25 cents on the $100 val...

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