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Palestine daily herald. [volume] (Palestine, Tex.) 1902-1949, November 20, 1909, Image 3

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Made an Issue In the Special Election
to Be Held In Chicago Tuesday
to Elect Congressman From
the Sixth District
Herald Special
Washington D C Nov 20 For
the first time since he left Washing
ton for his summer vacation the pres1
ident is to have a solid week to de
vote to the work of clearing his desk
of the business that accumulated dur
ing his long absence So far as his
present plans are concerned he will
remain in Washington from now until
the meeting of congress and will de
vote much of his time to the comple
tion of the message to be presented
to that body early next month The
only break in the routine of work will
come next Thursday when a Thanks
giving reunion of the presidents
family will be held at the White
House i
Politicians are interested in the
outcome of the special election to be
held in Chicago Tuesday to fill the
vacancy in the sixth congressional
district caused by the promotion of
William L Lorimer to the senate
Three candidates a democrat a re
publican and an independent republi
can are in the race The campaign
has assumed a national aspect from
the fact that the tariff question was
made the issue of the contest
At the annual meeting of the Na
tional Civic Federation in New York
the questions of compensation for vic
tims of industrial accidents employ
ers yolutnary sick and death funds
and old age pensions will be discussed
by foreign authorities on these sub
jects and American business men
Senator Hoot will be one of the speak
ers on the topic of old age pensions
Among others who will take part in
the discussions are A H Gill and J
R Clymes labor members of the
English parliament Frankln Mac
Veagh secretary of the treasury Jno
Hays Hammond Andrew Cainegie
George B Cortelybu and Samuel Gom
in eventW nVsocie1y wllI
be the weddfl MRiington of Miss
Yule E Noble daughter of the late
William Belden Noble and Lieut
Sherman Miles U S A son of Lieut
Gen Nelson A Miles The ceremony
will take place at St Johns church
Ji L tttp vv
and will be given added brilliance by
the precence of many prominent army
Wednesday Is the day fixed for the
formal Inauguration of W Cameron
Forbes as governor general of the
Philippines Mr Forbes was recently
chosen to succeed Governor General
James F Smith
The budget controversy which has
kept England in a political turmoil for
several months and has even threat
ened the existence of the present gov
ernment will come to a head Monday
when the debate on the second read
ing which will determine the fate of
the bill will begin in the House of
A general election will be held in
British Columbia as a culmination of
one of the most exciting political cam
paigns ever witnessed in that prov
ince The chief issue of the contest
has to do with the governments pol
icy in regard to railways their con
struction extension and subsidy
Will Edwards Convicted of the Mur
der of G A Rogers at Baird
Callahan County
Herald Special
Abilene Texas Nov 20 Will Ed
wards was this morning found guilty
of the charge of murdering G A
Rogers by a district court jury at
Baird and was sentenced to life im
prisonment in the penitentiary Both
men lived in Eula Callahan county
After the killing Edwards resisted a
posse which finally captured him
To Head the American Federation of
Labor ReElection Unanimous
Herald Special
Toronto Canada Nov 20 Samuel
Gompers was today unanimously re
elected president of the American Fed
eration of Labor in convention here
Cloud Scrapers
Bouy France Nov 19 Competing
for the Weiller height prize for heav
ier than air machines Hubert Latham
today in a monoplane ascended a dis
tance of 1345 feet and M Paulhan in
a biplane 1181 feet Both these
heights are world records Paulham
previously held the honor at 997 feet
the flight being made at Sandown
Orville Wright made an unofficial
flight at a height of 1C00 feet at
October and Count de
Lambert was credited with having
reached a height of 1300 feet when
he passed over Eiffel Tower This
latter feat was also unofficial
Mound City buggy paint
Hdw Gro Co
AS AN ORNAMENT No piece of furniture Is as effective in set
ting off a rooni none gives as much dignity to the home atmos
phere nor does so much toward providing an air of luxury re
finement and good taste
AS AN EDUCATOR The present standards of culture demand a
knowledge of music as a part of every persons education The
child who is denied the influence of music grows up improperly
equipped for the part he or she will take in the worlds work
AS AN INFLUENCE IN THE HOME A piano inevitably strength
ens the home ties it is a means of binding the family together
In a closer relationship It brings new hope to the sick and un
fortunate new energy to the weary and discouraged it is an ever
ready means of refining entertainment an influence that makes life
sweeter and better for every member of the family
AS AN INVESTMENT Nothing jou can buy for the home will le
tain its intrinsic worth as long as a piano And besides it yields
dally dividends of entertainment and pleasure
Think this over seriously CAN YOU AFFORD TO LET YOUR
NEW PIANOS 195 225 295 375 425 555 Etc
Terms as Low as 2 a Week or 7 to 10 Monthly We Send
Pianos An > where on 10 Days Free Trial
Palestine Tex Phone 281
The Largest Piano Concern in Texas Nine Stores
att E iaatt3i
llH MfcV
governor and a neighbor from Tyler
will speak in Palestine on the after
noon of Friday December 3rd Mr
Johnson is filling a number of en
gagements over the state presenting
his views on state issues and an
nouncing his platform He comes to
Palestine at the earnest solicitation of
many of his friends who are anxious
to hear him and to meet him and be
cause he wants to meet this people
JUr Johnson has a reputation second
to none as a speaker and debater and
will interest all who hear him The
writer has known Mr Johnson ever
since he was a boy and knows his
career for the past many years and
unhesitatingly recommends him as a
man and a gentleman worthy of all
conisderation As governor of Texas
he will make the state an ideal chief
executive At any rate we feel sure
Obtained By Governor Haskell and Co
Defendants In Pleading to Indict
ments In Federal Court
Herald Special M
Chickasha Okla Nov 20 Gover
nor Charles N Haskell here today in
the federal court secured further de
lay in pleading to the indictment
charging him with other OklahomanV
with conspiracy to defraud the gov
ernment out of Muskogee townsites
Herald Special
Fort Worth Texas Nov 20 Ad
vices received here today from Sny
der Texas are to the effect that W
T Miller under arrest here charged
with wire tapping is wanted at Sny
der for an attempt to swindle the
Snyder Bank It is understood that
Miller is charged with attempting to
pass a forged check on the bank Mil
lers confederate an expert wire tap
per intercepted a message from Kan
sas City giving the description of a
depositor as required by the bank
and substituted a description of Mil
For New Centenary Methodist Church
Building to Be Erected on
Magnolia Street
Announcement is made today that
ground will be broken Monday for the
new Centenary Methodist church
building to be located on the church
property on Magnolia street The
plans as adopted by the church board
call for a very pretty brick structure
Turkeys By the Pound
Mr J E Thompson who lives out
on Route 1 among other things raises
some big turkeys And he sells them
by the pound a system followed in
most sections of thestate He reports
gobblers weighing nineteen pounds
that weie hatched out last May He
sold them at 10 cents a pound He
sold one turkey hen at 2 that weigh
ed just twenty pounds Mr Thompson
says there is good money in turkeys
when jou can get the right price for
them and he says to get the right
price they should be sold by weight
Chemical Company Chartered
Herald Special
Austin Texas Nov 20 A charter
was today granted to the Eihardt
Thomas Chemical company of Beau
mont capitalized at 25u0
Now Is the time to have your plo
ures framed Onethird off on all
emnant patterns 75c oval frames for
The New Sllllman Buildlna
Herald Want Ada reBult brlngera
Speak In Palestine on the Afternoon of
December Third at Two Oclock
Hon Cone Johnson candidate for that all the people will want to hear
him Full anangements will be made
for th speaking and announcements
as to place etc will be made in due
time It js especially desired that
ladies and as many as possible from
overthe county be present
Citizens Requested to Meet In Board
of Trade Rooms Monday 3 p m
vAU citizens who are interested in
giving a welcome to a distinguished
citizen of the state are asked to meet
at the Board of Trade rooms Monday
afternoon at 3 oclock to arrange for
the speaking and entertainment of
Hon Cone Johnson who will be a
guest of Palestine on the third of
December It is hoped a representa
tive number of citizens will attend
Over Reported Execution of the Tex
an Louis Groce in Nicaragua
Investigation Started
Herald Special
Galveston Texas Nov 20 Indig
nant over the execution of the Texan
inNicaragua the friends of Louis
Groce here have started an inquiry
o confirm the reports of the execu
tion of Groce and his comrade Leroy
Cannon Private advices received here
The defendants declared they hadtj state that the Americans were found
been refused access to certain docu wifh dynamite and were attempting
ments pertaining to the townsite sales A to blow up a government transport
carrying five hundred men They
were arrested ahd after an impartial
and were not prepared for trial Fed
eral Judge John Marshall refused the
motion because the documents weref trial by court martial were executed
not specified but instructed the dj
fendants to make proper motion for
the documents r
W T Miller Under Arrest at
Worth Wanted For Attempt to
Swindle Snyder Bank
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Sacred Heart
a First mass 7 a m
J 5 > Second mass 10 a m followed by
Sunday school at 9 a m
On week days during the time the
work on church is being done mass
every morning at 6 a m
B Lee Pastor
First Congregational Church
Services will be as follows
Sunday 945 a m Sunday school
Sunday 11 a m and 730 p m
the pastor will preach
MoThing subject Thank God and
Take Courage
Evening subject Wheie Are You
Miss Mary E Copeland will sing at
the morning service and she will lead
a special song service from 730
8 oclock at the evening hour
Sunday 030 p m Christian En
deavor meeting
Monday 8 p m the Berean
Bible Band will meet for systematic
Bible study
Wednesday 8 p m midweek pray
er meeting followed by choir practice
The members and pastor cordially
w elcome all visitors iind strangers to
each service
Allan Crabtree Pastor
Centenary Methodist Church
Sunday school 930 a m
Preaching at 11 a m and 730 p m
Junior League 5 p m
Senior League 645 p m
Prayer meeting Wednesday 730
p m
A cordial invitation to all of these
J Kilgore Pastor
Presbyterian Church
Sunday school 930 a m
Public worship 11 a m
Sunday school teachers meeting at
030 p m
Westminster League service 630
p m
Evening worship 730 oclock
Midweek service Wednesday 730
p m
Strangers and all others are cor
dially invited to worship with us at
all the services of the house of GodL
J C Oehler Pastor
Christian Church
Bible school opens promptly at
930 Geo A Wright superintendent
Be on time in the Bible school to
inonow Plans will be discussed for
the union rally to be held Sunday
November 2S in connection with the
Anderson County School
The intruder escpaed but it is
ciation We must heir in making this lleved he was wounded
a gieat day in the Bible school work
in Palestine We will expect you
Preaching by the pastor at 11 a m
and 730 p m
Morning subject Doubtful Bene
fits Solo by Miss Teamer
Evening subject Why Are You
Not a Church Member Special mu
sic Anthem by choir solo by Mrs
Willard Kara
Christian Endeavor meeting at 630
p m
Prayer meeting Wednesday at 745
p m
A hearty welcome awaits you
L D Anderson Pastor
St Philips Church
Services tomorrow as follows
730 a m Holy Communion
930 a m Sunday school
11 a m morning prajeu and ser
730 p m evening prayer and ser
All seats fiee
Visitors welcomed
J W Sykes Rector
Avenue Baptist Church
Usual services tomorrow
Sunday school at 945 a m
Preaching at 11 a m
Sunday school and pleaching
Green street Mission at 4 p m
B Y P U at G45 p m
Evangelistic services at 730 p m
Every one invited
A D Sparkman Pastor
Gasoline Tank Exploded Aboard
Launch In Houston Ship Chan
nel Body Not Recovered
Grace Methodist Church
Sunday School at 930 a m G B
Cuson superintendent
Having organized another new class
this being the fifth one this year the
school is better prepared to accomo
date larger numbers than at any time
in the past If you have done your
best for a new scholar tomorrow the
new scholar will be there If you
have not done your best get busy be
fore 930 Sunday morning
Preaching at 11 a m and 730 p m
Junior League at 3 p m
Senior League at 630 p m
Prayer meeting Wednesday evening
at 730
Special music for Sunday will be a
number by the Male Quartette Sunday
morning and a solo by Mr Roquemore
at the evening service
The general public is Invited to
worship with us in all the services
Thos R Morehead Pastor
Church of Christ
The church of Christ meets every
Lords day at 11 oclock at county
court room Everybody cordially in
vited 1 i
iV i E Taylor
D H Wallace
Christian Science
Sunday at 11 a m
Wednesday at 8 p m
Public Invited All are welcomed
Opera House corner Avenue A and
Houston street
Herald Special
Houston Texas Nov 20 C D
Wilcox was killed by a gasoline explo
sion aboard a launch in the ship chan
nel eaily this morning and a gang of
workmen narrowly escaped injury
The workmen were being conveyed to
a sand dredge when Wilcox placed a
lighted lantern too near the gasoline
tank A terrific explosion followed
and Wilcoxs body was blown into
the channel The body has not yet
been recovered Then man leaves a
wife and two children
Prospectors Here
A party of gentlemen from Daven
port Iowa arrived in the city today
on a prospecting ttfur They are
Heniy Mejer A Van Dresky Victor
Johnson Albert Johnson and Charles
Caldwell They are a nice looking
party of people and would no doubt
make good citizens They left this
morning to look at the New Chicago
proposition Secietary Sterne of the
Board of Tiade had them in charge
this morning showing them something
of the conditions here as to farming
Purchased County Bonds
Herald Spealal
Austin Texas Nov 20 The state
board of education today purchased at
par 2000 worth of Texas gold bonds
bearing five per cent interest from
Tyler county The bonds matured last
July but Tjler county received no in
terest for the last four months owing
to the governors veto of the appropri
ation to retire them
Girl Used Revolver
Herald Special
Dallas Texas Nov 20 Miss Bes
sie Goble aged seventeen years re
siding on Swiss avenue etrly this
morning fired three shots from a re
volver at a buiglar found in her room
Mrs Russell Sage and Mrs E H Har
riman Not Far Behind Mrs
Green In Matter of Wealth
Large Incomes Shown v
Herald Special
New York Nov 21 Mrs Hetty
Green mistress of nearly one hun
dred millions will tomorrow enter up
on her seventyfifth year and at the
same time will begin her fortyfifth
year as a business woman during
which time she has accumulated a
fortune that Is estimated to be the
largest controlled by any woman in
the world
When E H Harriman died last fall
leaving all of his property to Mrs
Harriman a report was circulated to
the effect that the widow had thereby
becomethe richest woman in the
woiid Mr Harrimans wealth in real
and personal personal property was
estimated to amount to between 75
000000 and 100000000 But there is
every reason to believe that Mr Har
rimans five children together with
his surviving sister and other rela
tives had all been substantially pro
vided for in gifts out of hand and
trust funds set aside shortly before
the death of the financier Mrs Har
rimans share therefore is believed
not to have exceeded 30000000 or
60000000 so that in any event it Is
erroneous to credit her with possess
ing a fortune in excess of that o
Hetty Green which is estimated to
be close to the 10000000 mark and
may possibly exceed that figure
It is interesting to note that Amer
ica possesses not only the richest but
probably the three richest women In
the world Next to Hetty Green comes
Mrs Russell Sage with a fortune of
85000000 and third in line is Mrs
Harriman Mrs Frederick Cortland
Penfield Is credited with a fortuneof
The four women named Inherited
practically the entire estates of their
husbands Many other American wo
men have survived their millionaire
husbands but in few cases have the
widows received the entire estate
lJiub Cornelius
SadcrLilt fir loft
an estate of 125000000 but the wid
ows portion was only 2000000 and a
trust fund yielding 250000 a year
Mrs Marshall Field whose husbands
estate amounted to 200000000 re
ceived 3000000 as a wedding present
in lieu of dower interest Mrs O H
P Belmont received the whole of her
husbands estate of 5000000 Mrs
Morris K Jesup received a little over
half of the 13000000 left by her hus
Outside of the United States the
richest woman i believed to be Frau
Bertha von Bohlen who came into
possession of the 80000000 left by
her father the celebrated gun manu
facturer The Marchioness of Gra
ham by the death of her father the
Duke of Hamilton came Into posses
sion of an Income of nearly 800000
a year The Duchess of Roxburghe
who was Miss May Goelet Is credited
with possessing a fortune of 25000
000 Mrs S G Ascher daughter of
the late Harry Barnato is estimated
to be worth 10000000 The Count
ess Szechenyi who was Miss Gladys
Vanderbilt ispla ced on the list with
12000000 Mme Creel of Mexico is
said to have an income of 5000000 a
year The Baroness von Eckardstein
daughter of Sir Blundel Maple has
recently come into the second portion
of her fathers fortune making her
yearly income something like 750000
Denison Road Bonds
Herald Special
Sherman Texas Nov 20 The res
idents of the Denison precinct of Gray
son county today petitioned the coun
ty commissioners for an election on
the issuance of two hundred and fifty
thousand dollars in bonds for good
road building in that precinct The
commissioners will answer the peti
tion Monday
Sold at every first
class drug store and
cigar store in the
Beware of

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