. 1 . 1 . .
1 AC uintllt
gjuy a Lot in MlroLUA aOPUYUOJ
Price 15o to S3oo See M. W. LOWRY.
We also have good five room house and four lots in Parkdale Addition at a Bargain.
Four-room house and small lot on Grand Avenue $800.
Lot in Averil Addition $400, Lots in South End $250.
Ten acres tankage on Sabine and East Texas, at $650.
If you have Properly
The Enterprise la authorized to an
nounce V. L. Douglass as a candidate (
for the offlce of county attorney at;
the November election.
I'uro California Fruit Cider all fla
vors put up In quails. Amlrus Park
PARK FARM MTU I A WATER.
Ou and after Friday. July 20. the
above mineral water will be on sale
at Fletcher's boat house at following
1 gallon 12V&C 7j0
6 gallons 7c 4c
1 barrel 2'ac l'iC
5 barrels Vtc I
A ten days' trial of this water will
convince you that it will greatly aid
digestion and kidney troubles. Dr.
Calhoun, city health officer, recom
mends its liberal use.
Terms: Cash on delivery. Ask dri
ver for tickets 'phone 237.
Go to Wilson Bros. & C&. for feed
of all kinds.
Read Martin Wiess Dry Goods spec-
ials for Saturday and Monday on the
Dr. H. A. Barr, practice limited to,
ate; iiroaiv.ian1; ...w
BEAUMONT FURNITURE CO.
onnnmi. Posf offlon 1
See Bullock & Wellborn's
tine of go-carts.
"C. M. Burnett sells buggy whips.
Odd Dressers mid stands at
BEAUMONT FURNITURE CO.
Gushers our specialty see without
ail Jno. J. Weseott Realty Co.. Crosby
1 Ofllcer Reedy said be never saw so
The Southern Pacific lias aunoum- ' .. . . ., , ... ,,D ... i,t!
many different flecks or cards in nth
ert a rate of $:t.r.it for the .mud trii.,if(, u s,vm,., ;ls if ,.Very man had
for College Station on the Houst.ni ' a different deck. The officers stated
......4 T,.v..o ',, I,-..i ii in ir .....i iv I
This is perhaps the lowest, c.inpai i
tlv excursion raw ever nam ul out
lf here except on special train- I '
For Business or Social
oii tan tint! an.vtliir' ou
Jsirt in Stationery f tin
in't uality ol in all hc
!ult stylo. Wo kep our
sMrk tantUnlt a'l tittK1 in
" ipli rra.le Illank Il4k.
5j lyjHwritin' Supjiie and
Stat ionery of ail kni.U.
Late1 ticlioii ran a!av !
!i i-l at diifsrltnont n r
:'c. Airut for
New Century and
. ' I : -i.il !' : al!
lo sell we shall be
CREAT CROWD OF GAMBLERS AR
RAIGNED AND FINED.
ifteen Little Gamesters Given $17
Each Larger Fines Imposed
Upon the Large Fry.
Mayor Langham's court was crowd
ed to suffocation this niorniug.
Around the room were ranged men
and women, white, black and Chi
ncse. The celestials were present in
a force of thirty strong. They had
all been pulled in an opium joint
and they stood like lambs await iufe
On account of the unusually heavy
(locket it was decided to postpone
the Chinamen's cases until tomor-
,.ow Tney were put under $25 bonds
eacn witl, the exception of Jim Kee,
the keeper of the joint. He was put
under a $200 bond.
Tho arre8t was made about 2
t iifu t- oils y "C4
L lonn V ar fminrl tnotl a 1 1 nvAPi
ho,,se snioking he opium and dream
Ing in that half conscious fashion
characteristic of the opium slave.
All in the house were arrested. The
place is located over the New Pork
Restaurant on Bowie street.
Those who played leading roles in
this morning's show were the game
sters. They were much in evidence
and their cases were disposed of in
short order. A crowd of fifteen ne-
! groes had been pulled In -a bunch. It
I v:is a big haul and they proved
good contributors to the city service.
They were all in the woods in the
sulini-hs and were around a table.
iliiit tlwv were all about the tables
playing. Everjiindy sciiiel to be
cxtiaiming: "It's my money!" Some
bad dice on their persons. They were
all encasrert, but their version is was
! that they were nit rely onlookers and
that a game was in progress between
Tin- li.'.nitiful play Alabama t li;t
is to be iModmid niiilcr the auspii-is
of the Fniti rnnl Ord.T of Kacb'S at
Hie Kbv was wriir.n by Augustus
Timnni uiw, .-vnt, tlnit i na 1 1 v
li.'mttiftil pln.v, Arizona. Tli- srfnrs
of thi- play ill-.1 taV-n from ai-titat
O' iirr. ii s in ami nrcmiid Tal!a'i'
p.i. Al.ibiiTiia. arnl !!' hararNv avo
.iti.-n frm tiff. Mr. Thomas while
writ'nu ihn p'ay. 'i'it aV.ii't two
tuontli in thi vi. i n i t f.uh ritie his
pint,rinl an1 K'ri'ral ouM;i. Thfn
are nany (xoidf ti r in H.-niiiimnt
hn lint., tit.il n. slill lint.- horn'"
tn Alabama ihft will p'rnnnir Ihr
liM.V1 pp.aran. "f th- .-nK
i!iiat'on an.1 i harai t. -r. ial'y
fco i:ti 1t;. mtm tiave viit.-1 that
' ptOv IiMI.' A'at'unu ton. Taialf-
, C No t- p' i 1-nu jar d i"
makf 1V a t."',''-l iirl'i 'i.nj
aril th- .nm'i --t .f t.- jiht.oh baj
1 n iY"irt'r h r. 1. t):tT -'
forf O..- i.i'ii't f 'bat .-r 1 t"'
j.'a- t-H i''iit- fit ') ' 'Vn'ii fr j
o; n if n "ann, V l"i
.i,t ti f'.r t t" ' f- t'raTi.--tf
't.r -ti 'v. "i'i.-'r
t "7 7 ';.- 1 - ' !" !'
I f 'c tn.- i " 1" t
i--., -r . '
E III till
glad to list it.
Greeevs Renders the Heaviest
Tho largest Individual tax rendition
in the city of lleanmout is that of Mr.
(). B. (rreeves who reported on hand
January 1st, in cash and $10,-
000 as the valuation of the foundry
property. In additloa to this, he ha,1i tj0foiicleuta. Me sliurger. MoReyuoIds &
a sufficient amount to run It up to' Jooj,e ,u writinK , whereby the do
$!)5,D43 as a total. Of course Mr. j fen(iants agrot,d t0 purchase the said
Greevcs ,owns considerable stock ia Iand for the total consideration of
various enterprises .but that Is taxed j fmr tllousan( eght hundred dollars,
under the proportyo fhe corporations conditioneci on the plaintlfs showing
In which he is a stockholder and l'pertect tUle ,n himself. And plaintiff
is therefore paying Indirectly a much B(tyg that withln the time j,r0vided In
larger amount than the above would- ahi asroement and according to the
indicate. provisions thereof he compiled with
The largest corporation to render h,s J)art of the contract and agree
taxes is that of the Klrby Lumber Co., mpnt aforesalci but that the defeud
which has rendered property in the1 wholly made default and failed
city for a total of $278.Cr,0. This in-jand ,.0fUsed to take and pay for the
dudes the three saw mills and the aux-: ,and as agreedi plaintiff alleges that
illaries to them in the city. the.e was depoSted by the defendants
All of the renditions have yet to a(. th(J tlme of the execution of the
past through the board of equaliz- ga,d agrcement with the First Na
ers' hands which will no doubt lloagi Baak of Beaumont the sum of
make some pretty heavy changes in four hundl.ed and eighty dollars as
some cases and the names that stand part of purcijase money for the
at the top may be passed by the in- gaid landi t0 be held by said bank
creases that the board may put on. pendng the closing of the sale; and
The city should show a rendition nla!ntiff says that the said sum of
close to $6,000,000 and if the board
does its duty there will be no trou
ble in doing it. The property holders
are creatine a sentiment . against
lsrge increases in t" ""JJbns but
ling to put in tne.r wpc.iy on e
same comparative basiM now that it
was put in on a year ago. The phe
nomlnal increase in values is doing
them good and they cannot with
good reason object to an increase -in
taxes in proportion. Jt is impossi
ble to run a city of 25,000 people on
a tax valuation on a Ijasis of a 10,000
town and this must be considered.
Mayor Langham and the adminis
tration are laboring under that trou
ble now and they should be reliev
ed. Cruelty to Animals.
At the Phoenix saloon between Pearl
and Main Streets Saturday mornmg
about 10 o'clock a black dog was howl
ing and running about as if in fear
ful agony. Special Officer P. O. Bwan
who happened near, quickly saw that
th dog had been higiilifed by some
olio who enjoyed the agony of the poor
Tin' dog ran into a butcher shopi
and .napped as if he were going mad
from bis suffering. Several men pass
im; said that would pay a nne lor
assault if they could dud the party
who had bcn guilty of such cruelty.
Offir. r It.-van is after the guilty party
ami it Is likely that he will be found
and punished. This onVnse is "reported
to have lnvn committed several times
'. rer-nt ly
Till: STAT K UK TUX AS,
To ih" SlicnIT or any Cous'.able ofj
.Ifltfixin Comny tireeting: I
n s-r h'Tcby romaianded to sum
mon J. It. Mi iMiirsT by making
puldii atioa f this ritation once in
ah tfy for four sui ressive weekf
pr'ioiiK to tin- rvlurn day hereof in
nonn- n- spjtp r published in your
rour.ty. if thT l"" a nrmtspaper pub-l,h-t
tfi'T'-in. but if not. tbi-o in any
ii. -iaj-.-r pulI sbil n the ihth Ju-
1 la! d''rii-i. but if ther be ao
n-iaMi putd rhfil in Kaid judicial
l'tr.. ili.n In a nspaper publish
t-4 in tli n-ar't dixtrvt 1o id ith
;inl:. l i -'r - t. lo apiar at the next
rt'i'a ' rm of the J.-TH t court of
.!.-(! i -n 'O'lnit. to 1 bo!da at the
i,. .- nnv i i r.f in Oaumvnt on
t h tit vi"ii !a).in Sptembcr, A.
I . 1'". Jb' MTiif W' t.f the lith day
m' i'iilr. . I . l:'C. tbca and
a'.-- a "-ion fiiea ia
i n t'r l i. Cijr itl & itClD-
1' . 1. -n a nurnut-rel
),. i.- t.a-.l n.iirt Nt. 2?.
'i J-ff. t n iH-ji -ku p n-
Office, Cordova Hotel.
plaintiff U seized In fee simplo or an
undivided one half lutenst In 610;
' acres or lanu m iiuniin couuij.
I and being ai'u acre out of the Ctd
'" ot land I'utod to K. W.
wains uy mo eiaxe i iqiui
ed In Hardin county. Texas, abstract
::, patent "1". vol. 5, and that on
or about the 3uth day of April, l'JOl.
lie entered into a contract with the
is now in the hands of said
Plaintiff prays judgment agaiiastde
fendants, Meisburger, McReynolds &
Moore for the total purchase money
dred and e,ghty do,lar3 depos,ted in
said bank and asks judgment against
the bank for that amount and prays
for specific performance of the said
agreement entered into as aforesaid
on or about the 30th day of April
1901, and asks for a foreclosure of!
his lien on. said land to secure the
payment of said sum and for other
Herein fail not but have before said
court at its aforesaid next regular term
this writ with your retuna thereon
showing how you have executed the
same. Witness: B. Boy kin, Clerk of
the District Court of Jefferson Co.
Given under my hand and the seal
of said court at office in Beaumont.
Texas, this the 20th day of June. A.
P.. 1902. B. BOYK1N,
' c,erk DistHct of Jeffergon Co
By W. A. Teague, Deputy.
Tornado and windstorm Insurance
does not cost much and every proper
ty owner should carry It. Curry, Rob
erts & Corley, Rooms 20-22 y. B'.anch
ette Building. Phone 563. .
C. M. Burnett sells boys' saddles.
G. 8. i K. C. AND SANTA f
Chicago, Kansas City,
and St, Louis.
Talk it over m ith the passenger .
E SMDAfiH I CO.
Stock $100,000 Reserve and coupon Fund S2S,ooa.
NEW and ORIGINAL PLAN
QQ Per Month, with only 3 per cent
Interest per Annum will buy a
$1,000 HOME OR LOAN.
Vnluo of Monthly payment
Home aftur home it pur-
or Loan chased or loan made
$ 500.0(1 $ 2.50 per month
(KM). 00 .1.00 "
700.00 :j.o "
800.00 4.00 "
POO, CO 4.50 "
1,000.00 5J0 "
1.2.V1.00 .2") "
1,500.00 7.50 "
2,000.00 10.00 "
2,500.00 12.50 "
3,000.00 15.00 . "
4,000.00 20.00 "
5,000.00 25.00 "
HARRIS S MITCHELL. GEN. AGENTS
W. S DAVIDSON.
W. H. H.
eiFiiiisiKt iiM.OM) iiitDius
BVw-dratt i on all the princinal eU(e
I. a. Pill'
WHOLESALE AND REIAtl
HE III 11
Shortest Line and Quickest time to Shreveport, Tex
arkana, Hot Springs, Fort Smith, Joplin, Kansas City.Cbi
cago and Omaha. Through Pullman Buffet sleeping cars to
Kansas City. Free reclining chair cars. Double daily
service to Port Arthur. Spend Sunday in the future pleas
ure resort of the South. Call up our ticket office.
'2. Tt. A MfYRTiTS t)Hv
Commercial Acent. Beaumont, Texas. C. E. SWINDELL-
G. P. and T A., Texarkana,
"THE LONG TRAIL"
OF THE CflTTLE RANGE.
Iii fives, prominence la hlatory to the now world famous Taxaa Paa
handle. But a few year ago the wonderful pouibilitiea of thla region
aa a wheat country became knows and great tbinr were propbeaied f-r
te Granary of the South," male subsequent barreeta Justified. Crm
,ratiTely recent is the demand of good liren for "Versos Cantaloupes,
but It's come to stay. Those acquainted with tnia eectlon and Its veeJth
as a producer of feed stats, com and cotton nave long believed la It, aor
have thpy bees moTing away. na Nortswesters Texaa rmained cos
picnous for Its escellence la the face ot aJmost nniTeraal diacouragjag crop
eonditions people beran to se reasons for tbe fait, of tnce la mjnx tbea
enter and possess tie land; now with farms and ranches being bought
laJly by sew ttrs com tg la iy viroa and rail, three sew railroads
aow building and focr noore projected, teklng a ahare of the general proa
perltT, anod taon is trident for the favor with which the territory along
"THE DENVER R0A.D" Is rrardd r protractors.
W. F. STERLET, A. G. P. A. CHARLE3 L. HULL..?. P. A.
A. A. GLIS50N. G. A. P. D. Tort Worh, Teae
Bay a lot at Tort "; It wiiMe Is value.
This is not a Co-Operative Co.
It pays the $1,000 in lump sum
not $5o as the Co-Operative Co.
Throe per cent interest perannnm will
be added to the amounts herewith given
Each Contract is for $1,000.00.
Each Building contract is eligible to a loan
or funds to Purchase a Home after six (6)
monthly installments havebeen paid thereon
INVESTIGATE OUR PLAN.
ROOM 25 MASONIC BIDS.. BEAUMONT
Vlce - rresldent.
Dniiii ui umuiii
duo iniiiwtoca Froiiu jitd.oju.oo.
f thi world .
for horseshoe finders and
buyers of our carriages.
Strength, lightness, steel
springs, upholstered seats,
pneumatic tires, beauty in
design, richness in decora
tion, an ideal comfort on the
-oad, are a few of the many i
cles. Driving, the true na
tional sport for all, can't be
enjoyed under more inviting
conditions than in a turnout
selected from our stock
& FT. SMITH 1
Tiekrt Airont: J.' C. MOW.
mm nc m n t
r. R . A. :Jc
aaU :b K.rr.
J. S. HKKSHKY. V i
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