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VOL IV NO 239
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THE ONLY NEWSPAPER
We Were Very Busy
Today
Waiting on tho crowd attending our
Special Sale of Bankrupt Good If
yon havo not boon to aeo uh yot you
should take advantage of IIir oppor
tunity
Our Special Sale and Special Prices
Will Continue all Next Week
Now QUt Belts Linen Knitter Brown
Small Boys Suits and Other Novol
tios just rocelvod
Langston Durham
Rents and
Real Estate
T
A Fruitl ° ss Search
Through the newspapers for
houses to let is discouraging
but dont give up hope If you
must move this Spring an early
viBit to the ofllce of P H
Hughes real estate agent is sure
to give gratifying resnlts and
tho chances are that we hive
on our lists just tho house you
require
p p HUGHES
A Nest Worth Having
Fire
nsurance
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NATIVE
Vnfarmonted Crap Juice forCommun
Ion Purposes and ilck Clmmbiir
Old Port Wlno 3 years old 1X0 per gal Sherry Wine 3
J m7i y ars old SUM p > r al Ooix Table CUrft SI JO pvr pal
SS fS rIne Old Blackberry Wineb t > tInitiomarkK Thoiewlnea
have tuki n first premium In Dallas Houston and ban An
tonio for man years and are guaranteed to be pur > In ev
ery nhj > ect Juih f < und and wines delivered to any part of
the city free of charre
W R WRIGHT U2Dew yStre t
v VJTX1 1 PALESTINE TEXAS
PALESTINE TEXAS WEDNESDAAFTERNOON APRIL 18 1906
On Easter morning is that
which contains nil the latest
novelties in Gent s Furnish
ing Good which jour wife
has purchased as a Mirprieo
for you at1 he Haberdasher
where she knows your tatte
always leads you to select
your furnishings They have
in fctock everything in this
line that your fancy could
suggest and the ties scarfs
glove shirts collars etc
are of the very newest style
and patterns
Always glad to have you call on
The Haberdasher
Wm Branagan Co
Bring Your Money to Our Bank
If you want eourtooUH treatment catifac
facilory 4iu Iiiph > like dealing and tho re
turn > ou have a rii ht to uijOCI Our
buttiupHH jh conducted ana tiddly cornier
ntivn haHix and you will make no mltitake
in making our Imik our depository
This bank in a q lirter of a century old
ROBINSON BROS BANK
Earthquake Hundre f Lives Lost and Fire
is Sweeping the RuinlA Panic Prevails
Special to the Herald
San Francisco Cnl April IS 9 a
in Great damage was done In this
city at an early hour this morning by
an earthquake shock Many lives arc
believed to have been lost Both of
the telegraph companies the West
ern Union and Postal have been
driven from their buildings and all
communication was broken ofT At
0i0 the shocks still prevail The
waterworks system Is wrecked and
fire has broken out
THE LOSS OF LIFE
In San Francisco Now Estimated at1
Eleven Hundred Fire Raging j
Spccial to the Herald
San Francisco via Ashfork Ari l
zona April is At 515 oclock thisifa BCovers Hundreds of Miles
morning the most terrific earthquakej HSal to the Herald
known In the history of the Pacinc1Wjjicnt Utah April 18 The wires
coast did great damage In this cityjgfEhe Union Pacific are all down
Buildings were toppled over falllngiRSjiof here The earthquake seems
In every direction and the police pa J ve extended several hundred
trol arc now carting the dead fron
the ruin
Following the destruction wroughtJpegtruction of Whole City Feared
by the earthquake fire broke out In special to tho Herald
the wholesale district near the water
front and as there is no water to
fight the tlames with dynamite is be
ing used destroying the property to
prevent the fire spreading to other
sections
The Postal Telegraph building was
partially destroyed and most of the
employes fled for their lives At
up communlca
power lines Hn the city are comJ
pletely wrecked Tho Postal elec
tricians are working to try and re
store communication over the com
panys wires
A terrific panic followed the shock
people in all sections of the city rush
Ing into the streets and many hun
dreds are reported killed south of
Market street where the fires are rag
ing Xo damage of a serious nature
or loss of life Is reported in the resi
dence districts Early estimates
place the loss of life at eleven hun
dred
The shocks were felt as far south
as Santa Barbara They were not
felt at Los Angeles
The Pacific cable was not damaged
but the loss of power has seriously
crippled communication
Time of First Shock
Special to flic Herald
San Francisco April IS The first
serious shock was felt at thirteen
minutes past five oclock
ONE THOUSAND BUILDINGS
Destroyed and Fire Rages Is Now
Within a Block of Palace Hotel
Special to the Herald
San Francisco via Ashfork 11 a m
Owing to the panic and the utmost
confusion which exists among the
people but little headway is being
made in gathering up the dead or
reselling the injured or in fighting
the fires Business is entirely sus
pended The fire Is now within one
block of the Palace Hotel The city
hall a magnificent atiucture built at
a cost of seven million dollars has
been wrecked
The area of greatest destruction
covers about fifty blocks In this ter
ritory many buildings have been to
I age is between Market street and the
J bay Buildings in the following
unincorporated establighed root streets wore destrojed First Tre
i
continuous
Main Spear Stuart East and
11 This is very largely a man
faring center
flnancial quarter of the city is
BnTparatively undamaged
are than one thousand buildings
been destroyed to this time
Ruin Is Inevitable
al to the Herald
Angeles Cal April IS 12 m
hundred dend have been col
In San Francisco The Me
iisnanlcs Pavllllon has been turned in
morgue More corpses are con
y being brought in Flames de
ng the city can be seen blazing
dozen different places Utter
the business section is inev
Francisco April 18 Water
sewerage are spouting Into the
from broken pipes The
Brpughfares are obstructed with de
lnnd the street car tracks are
ted out of shape Gas from the
ed mains is escaping ion the
The fires continue Jo spread
directions The destruction of
Twenty Thousand Dead
a to the Herald
ouston Texas April 18 Vice
President Fay of the Southern Pacific
has received a report which says the
dead in San Francisco will reach
twenty thousand
Is Being Wiped Out
Special to the Herald
Chicago III April 18 A
Island message timed 1145 says
San Francisco is being wiped out by
earthquakes and fires
the
Thefires are working toward
docks unmolested The waterworks
isiotit of commission
Itock
JSfc New York Information
Special ttj the Herald
ifpjw York April 18 Hutton Co
merchants received a dispatch dated
iH
Union
which says The best and
most accurate information regarding
SanV Francisco indicates that the
jwholb city is burning From the
Tugh iwlnt San Jose San Francisco
canSbe seen ablaze
3H Clocks Stopped at 515
Special to the Herald
ew York April 18 A Western
message from Sacramento says
tliQA heavy earthquake shocks stopped
the clocks at 51 J
Three miles of railway track sunk
outof sight between Suisnn and
Bdnecla Tlie wires went with the
track
M Piensanton the railway cars
wdTe turned over
At Tracy chimneys fell
Big fires are burning In Berkley
and Oakland
Kansas City Report
Special to the Herald
Kansas City April IS The local
superintendent or the Postal Tele
tally destroyed The greatobt dam fRraph Comimny says the latest Infor
mation at 1 o is that the business
Continued on page S
jwis s
WWSSRi
HERAL
THE
15 CTS A WEEK
THIS PART Of TEXAS TAKING PRESS DISPATCHES
New
Hats
We are showing all the late3tshapes in
Men s Plats for the Spring and Sum
mer We have every conceivable color
and at prices that will be pleasing to
the purchaser
For Boys and Children
We have a full line of various style3 in
Felt and Straw Hats Caps and Sailors
W B Flanagan
Jno R Heaknk President
Royall National Bank
PALESTINE TEXAS
Statement at the close of business April 6th 1906
RESOURCES
Loam and Dlicounts 26393790
I US Bonds and Premiums 202000
Banking House and Fixtures 2000000
Redemption Fund with US
Treasurer 125000
Cash 10051200
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Tucker Royall Cashier
LIABILITIES
10000000
23512 83
2500000
2694J7J1
Capital 8tock
Surplus and Profits
Circulation
The above statement is correct
Tucker Royall Cashier
We have a Reputation to make in Palestine
and it is our intention to make one
that stands for
Good Goods at Right Prices and
Courteous Treatment to All
The Merchandise now in our house will go a long
ways towards establishing the kind of a name
we wish to make for ourselves as we bIiow
only the latest and best in Goods for Men
We extend a cordial invitation to all those
who want the beat to give us a cull
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Doyle Brothers i
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MENS OUTFITTERS
Our Motto On Price to All and Strictly Cash
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Headquarters all year round for ICE CltEAM and ICES
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BOOTH BROTHERS
Tolphon No 70 Z7 > tr Leading Confectioners
UAllNo After Dinner Mint
Dont IVliss the Opportunity of Getting 2 Big Bargains
During TKis Weeks Special > Sale =
Special No i A lot of Kuppenhiemer Clothes summer weight sizes 33
and 34 worth iooo a Suit for 498
The Store That Saves You Money
Special No 2 A lot of Ladies Bnlliantine Skirts worth 500 in all col
ors for each 275
fi HORWITS
The Store That Saves You floney
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