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Eastland Chronicle
August 7, 1902

This newspaper was transcribed by Tami Ramsey from microfilm obtained from the Center for American History at the University of Texas

Ad--S. Ellis pianos and organsA great Religious Revival is in progress at Rising star

J.C. RICHARDSON of Ranger was in town yesterday

Eugene DAY returned from his trip to the territory Sunday

Roger CONNELLEE is visiting his Uncle C.U. CONNELLEE

E.P. DAVENPORT and wife visited relatives at Ranger Sunday

W.L. WILSON of the Apert called on the Chronicle Monday

Hon. J.R. FROST made a business trip to Rising Star Thursday

Ad--J. L. Johnson, M. D.Clarence KNIGHT left Tuesday to visit relatives at Murkel

A number of land trades are being made and more are on the way

R.W. EDDIEMAN of Cisco spent Sunday with Treasurer W.B. CLEGG

H.C. PELFRY and son from near Cisco were in Eastland Thursday

Mrs. Rosa GRAVES and children left for Dublin last week to take in the Re-Union

Lee RICKMAN of Graham is visiting the family of his Aunt Mrs. S.E. DUGGAN

Misses Wiltie STEWART and Callie HAGUE left Tuesday for Grandbury and Cleburne

Miss Lucy CONNELLEE, from Kentucky is visiting friends and relatives in Eastland

County Attorney DAVENPORT attended justice Court at Rising Star the first of the week.

Weaver HAGUE is officiating as "central" operator during the absence of Miss Neal RAWLS

John WALKERS cash drawer was touched for over fifty dollars a few nights ago - Apert

Jack WILLIAMS, H.C. POOLE and Esq. J.E. BARNES had business in the County seat Saturday

Berry WALKER, of Breckenridge, a brother of Lee WALKER of Ranger, is reported very sick with slow fever

Jack PHILLIPS, the "old reliable", made his monthly pilgrimage to the county's capital Wednesday

Esq. S.M. HOLLAND and wife spent several days this week at their farm near Deleon in Comanche County

R.L. RAMSAY has been transferred to Dallas by the Pacific Express Company and Mr. HARBISON will be his successor in Cisco

D.G. HUNT, Esq., attended the meeting of the Republican State Executive Committee last week and is at Comanche on professional business this week

J.H. LATHAM of Dublin is expected here today to close arrangements for locating a $25,000 stock of general merchandise in Eastland

Prof. Paul CHASTAIN invested in one of Mayes Bros. Elegant new buggies last week. Paul came all the way from Weatherford.

Letters received from Lon WILLARD, who has been at Wichita, Kansas, having his leg treated, state that he has had three operations preformed since leaving home with but little relief as yet

Mrs. W.H. PARVIN recently received the sad news of the death of her aged mother Mrs. Adeie FINK at Philadelphia, Pa. She was over 80 years of age. A few days later she also learned of the death of her brother in law, Mr. Frank NAGLE, an old citizen of Reading, Pa.

E. MARCHALL, assistant cashier of the Eastland Bank, returned from his territory and Missouri trip Wednesday. He is warbling "Just tell them that I saw her."

C.W. JOHNSON who has been foreman and business manager of the Chronicle for a year past left Monday for San Angelo. He was accompanied by his brother Richard JOHNSON.

Will WASHINGTON is erecting a modern residence on his farm east of Eastland. Messrs Sam DAY, Van GEEN, STEWART, and Luther MILLER are doing the work.

Mr. And Mrs. J.B. SKINNER are entertaining this week their daughter and husband, Mr. And Mrs. KENNEDY from Archer County and Mrs. COOK from Weatherford.

E.E. WOOD and family will leave Monday for a trip into the Pan Handle

Monday was Eastland Day at Cisco. W.B. CLEGG, D.E. JONES, I.B. DAVIDSON, Luther DAVENPORT, and W.C. MOORE were a few of those who visited the railroad hub.

Considerable excitement was caused at Ranger Tuesday morning by a fire at the Baptist Church an hour or two after midnight. A lady living nearby discovered the fire and gave the alarm and it was soon extinguished. Many thought the fire to have been of inconcindiary origin but the Sheriff inclines to the opinion that it was the work of a cigarette fiend.

The Eastland gin has been repaired and renovated from top to bottom and Eastland is now said to have the largest and best gin in the County. Another new boiler and several new gins have been added to the equipment.



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