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18 February 1904

Source:  Burnet Bulletin, 18 Feb 1904
transcribed by JoAnn Myers, 8 March 2008

Hon. J. M. Furman has announced as a candidate for re-election to the office of District Judge of the Lampasas District.

To judge from what the Bulletin is being told by men who live in different sections of the county, the vote at the coming prohibition [missing text] ...ever cast in the county.  It's got to be that way if the pros win.

Senator Willacy
and his crowd are making strenuous efforts to pave the way for the destruction of the present local option law.

The Bertram Monitor is neutral on the coming local option election; The Marble Falls Messenger is a strong prohibitionist, but prevers not to have the question discussed in its columns; everybody knows how the Bulletin stands, but it believes in fair play and places an equal amount of space at the disposal of both pro and anti.

Notice by Publication of Final Account
To All Persons Interested in the Estate of J. D. Riley, Deceased:

Mrs. L. V. Riley, administratrix of the Estate of said J. D. Riley,  Deceased has filed in the County Court of Burnet County her final Account of the condition of said Estate, together with an application to be discharged as administratrix thereof, which will be heard by our said court on the 15th day of February A. D. 1904, same being the 3d Monday in said month, at the court House of said county in the town of [missing text]

Witness J. T. Chamberlain, Clerk of the County Court of Burnet County

It is ordered by the Court on its own motion, as well as on the petition of S. W. Holland and over 500 other qualified voters in Burnet County, that an election be held in said Burnet County, on the fifth day of March, 1904, at each and all of the regular voting places in said County, to determine whether or not the sale of intoxicating liquors shall be prohibited in said County; and it is further stated that the [missing text]
...shall hold said election and make returns thereof as the law directs; and it is further ordered that the County Clerk post at least five copies of this order at different places in said county in the manner and for the length of time as required by law, and that he also cause a copy of this order to be published in the Burnet Bulletin for 20 days successively before the 5th day of March 1904, and that notice of said election be also posted at each of the voting places in this the said Burnet County.

The State of Texas
County of Burnet

I, J. T. Chamberlain, County Clerk in and for Burnet County, Texas, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of an order made and entered of record, by the Commissioners' Court of Burnet County, Texas on the 8th day of February, 1904, as the same appears of record Book E, page 178, of minutes of said Court.

Given under my hand and seal [t.a.] of office this Feby. 9 1904.

J. T. Chamberlain
Co. Clk. Burnet Co., Texas


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