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The Ballinger Tribune

Abstracted by Vetal Flores
and
published by the
San Angelo Genealogical & Historical Society
in their publication "Stalkin' Kin"
Vol. IX, No. 4, Pgs. 155-156.

The Ballinger Tribune

Vol. I, No. 50, March 31, 1905

ADVERTISEMENTS:
  M. WINKLERMen's Furnishings
    Spring and Summer suits from $6.00 to $15.00
    Two pairs of hose 25 cents
    Gold and Silver brand shirts in all the late colors $1.50
  Hall Hardware Store - wagons, buggies, implements
  Guion GREG Fire Insurance
  Tom OSTEEN's Bakery, 8th Street
  Joe HARDIN's Transfer Line - Wool and Coal Yard
  D. JORDAN, manager Union Wagon Yard
  DAVIS - Fancher Co. Headquarters for Groceries and Food Stuff
  Lee MADDOX Insurance
  VAN FELT and KIRK  Victor Cultivators
  DAVIS Breeding: Owner of Tom Blackburn Stud Service $20.00 cash in advance
  SMITH and BATEMAN, Lumber, Shingles, Paint and Oil
  W. L. TOWNER, all kinds of Legal papers, Examination of Land Titles specialty
  H. S. AVENT, the Katy located in Cameron Building
  J. R. McVAY, Ballinger Lumber Company
  MILLER Merchantile Co. New fresh goods
  John G. KEY Meatmarket, Phone No. 2
  OSTERTAG, DUNLAP and Company  Furniture dealers and Undertakers
  H. D. DONAGHE, Farmers Wagon Yard
  The Fort Worth Record   Semi - weekly $1.00 a year

PEOPLE:
The baby boy that was found on the river bank on March 20, 1905, where it had been left by an unnatural mother has been adopted by Mr. and Mrs. TEAGUE.

Joe E. WRIGHT, son of H. Taylor WRIGHT, the carpenter, arrived from Grosebeck this week.

J. A. BATES went to Fort Worth yesterday to annex himself to a base ball team.

There will be a debate at the Courthouse next Monday and Tuesday between Rev. J. S. NEWMAN, Primitive Baptist and Rev. E. O. COLLY, Christian Firm Foundation.

W. T. PADGETT is improving the looks of his home this week by putting up a new picket fence.

Miss May CUMBIE opens a millinery shop in Bronte, Texas

C. E. BOWDEN is building quite an addition to his residence in West End.

Constable B. W. PILCHER took charge of the waif and if the mother does not come to claim it, the child will be put in good hands to keep and provide for.

Dr. W. W. FOWLER, physician and surgeon, has offices over WALKER's Drug Store.

Born Monday to Mr. and Mrs. F. F. GRESSET, a son.
J. H. CABE has leased the new wagon yard from T. S. LANKFORD.

The writer took a trip to Coleman City last week, seeing a good deal of the country and more of the city. The citizens of Coleman City, as a rule a deserving people, deserve all kinds of luck and prosperity in the coming year.

WANTED: The progressive citizens of Ballinger are united in the desire to have and to hold a good brass band.

SCHOOL NEWS:
The Ballinger School District includes territory within the Corporate limits of the town, and the river survey. On the South side, namely: Demmer, Fomun, Paupe, Klinger, Wagner, and Wolfgang. The area on north side of river being about two and one-half miles north and about five and one-half miles east and west, containing about sixteen thousand acres.

The seven trustees shall be resident citizens and free holders having resided within the district for six months next preceding the date of election, whose term of office shall be two years.  Judge M. C. SMITH

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Thanks to the San Angelo Genealogical & Historical Society for allowing me to publish this data on the web.