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Palestine daily herald. [volume] (Palestine, Tex.) 1902-1949, September 13, 1910, Image 5

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The city commissioners put through
another ordinance yesterday that in
dicates the progress o the old town
the emerging from the ways of the
country village to that of the city
Attorney A G Greenwood was before
the commissioners with a petition
from a number of the good women of
the town among the signers being
the wife of his honor the mayor and
some of the wives of thecommission
ers asking that they prohibit the
practice of driving herds of cattle
horses mules etc through the streets
of the city It has been a practice
from the year one to do this Cattle
are gathered and herded by parties
who have the contract and are driven
2 to pasture in droves or a horse trader
will drive a lot of mules or horses or
mules and horses through the
streets These usually race through
the streets at a forty mile an hour
gait or else go in a trot They kick
up a cloud of dust charge through
open yards etc while the cows
browse 1 along the street and attack
shrubhery in open yards etc To
such an extent has this practice be
come that it has grown into a great
nuisance In addition to these evils
ofthe practice is the danger to human
life Horses or mules unrestrained
Large Party of Them Going as
Delegates to Baptist Convention
at New Orleans
This morning the north bound I
G N carried a tourist Pullman car
that had been chartered by negro del
egates to the National Colored Bap
Convention convening at New
is A number joined the party
The unusual sight of negroes
in aJbJlman car attracted af
Was Not Flexible
A switch engine in the west end of
the yard last night tried to cover
two tracks at the same time and not
being i flexible ran its nose into the
dirt and spread its wheels all over
the tracks It took some little time
to get it righted again and the tracks
Grace Leaguers
wOn Thursday evening Sept 15th
the Junior League of the Grace M
E church will give a Japanese social
pn the la n at Mr and Mrs Will
Greens home 409 Howard avenue
Cream ices and cake served at usual
price No admittance fee but all
specially Invited to join in a happy
evening l33t
Globe Dry Goods Co Tells of Its First
Grand Millinery Opening
It is a pretty busy scene around
the Globe Dry Goods company store
just now because they are decorating
and arranging for their first big mil
linery opening The Globe is telling
of this opening in lettdrs of red in to
days Herald Read the ad and ac
cept the invitation Arrangements are
being made for a splendid entertain
ment for all those who attend this
Friday evening
Miss Rose Vivian
Concert Singer
50c and 75c
This will be a rare
treat for all lovers
of music
ly in the street and are apt to be
run over besides no practice is more
apt to cause runaways The gentlest
of buggy horses are disposed to run
when a lot of horses or mules run up
behind them All these things were
brought out by the attorney who pre
sented the petition and then all ordi
nance covering the evil and designed
to put a stop to it was presented and
passed under suspension of the rules
It provides that horses mules cattle
etc on the public thoroughfares must
be properly restrained and so con
trolled as not to be a danger etc
etc wiJi penalties fixed for violating
its provisions
The commissioners met at 3 oclock
Monday afternoon in the council
chamber with the mayor and all com
missioners present Roll was called
and the minutes read
Bids for making some alterations in
the iront of the city hall asked for by
llr Horwits the tenant were opened
and the contract was awarded to llr
J B Rountree
A petition was read from property
owners in the Fourth Ward asking
for more adequate fire protection in
thev vicinity of Fulton and Burkitt
streets Referred to the street com
missioner to report back to the board
4 proposition was presented from
Mr Horwits to rent the new store
building being built in connection
with the new fire hall
Ordinances for the issuance of
bonds voted for fire equipment and
parks were passed under suspension
of the rules and same will be carried
to Austin tonight for approval of the
attorney general that bonds may be
Other routine matters were attend
ed to and the board adjourned sub
ject to call
Wm Colliers Famous Comedy to Be
Presented By Curtiss Company
at the Airdome Tonight
The management says
The Man From Mexico a scream
ing farce comedy the play in which
Wm Collier used to display his tal
ents for years is going to be pre
sented at vthe Airdome tonight by the
Curtiss company This play is a cer
tain laugh provoker and in the title
besL Itn 3t5r ailsoiutel levoid
of all other elenrefits than comedy
The story is of Benjamin Fitzhew
who upon a spree is arraigned in po
lice court and sentenced to thirty days
in jail To keep it from being known
by his wife he arranges with the
warden to accompany him home
where he explains to his wife that a
trip to Mexico is necessary She con
sents and he departs The scene of
the second act introduces us to our
friend Fitzhew in jail With all of
the other rogues he is confined to
his cell in prison He is surprised
to learn that his wife is going to
visit that place with others in in
specting the treatment of the prison
ers She arrives and is accepting the
affectionate teteatete of the warden
to the horror of Fitzhew he pre
sumably having a gay time in Mexico
according to letters he has written
from jail via the way of Mexico In
the course of circumstances other
comedy scenes between an oldtime
friend who is squaring everything
for him a prospective soninlaw a
lawyer who learns of his dire con
finement and threatens to disclose his
identity to the wife unless permitted
to marry Fiizhetfs daughter Things
are unraveled in the end o k when
Fitzhews term has expired and he
returns home attired in a Mexican
matadors costume The interroga
tions put to him by his wife and the
others who have been studying the
lingo of Manana force him to con
fess that he has never been to Mexico
but has been in jail but he says he
went there to save the name of his
wife who he incidentally learns was
also arrested on a charge made by a
cook in having him ejected from the
house Everything ends happily
The comedy is of the fast and fu
rious kind and keeps every one on
the tiptoes of expectancy from start
to finale
The vaudeville which made the in
itial appearance last night will be on
the bill tonight again The team is
known as LevisLloyd The Dancing
Kids and they in every way live up
to the description They are singers
and dancers of the first type
The band and orchestra will also
be on hand tonight with another pro
gram of firstclass selections
Umbrellas recovered and repaired
and made to order Gold and silver
handles fixed also All work guaran
ALL BANK 912lm
Appe the Tailo
The Latest In Woolens The Best In
Trimmings Reliable Workman
ship Correct Cutting
Mens Department at End of Hall Wo
mens Department at Head of Stairs
Trotters and Pacers Automobiles Mo
torcycles and Aeroplanes Wil Ap
pear In Sensational Events
Dallas August 1910 Racing fea
tures at the twentyfifth annual meet
ing of the State Fair of Texas promise
to be sensational The management
this year offers in purses and stakes
in the horse automobile motorcycle
and tournament events something like
50000 There will be ten days ot
horse racing and three days of auto
mobile contests In other words the
will be something of interest doina i <
the grandstand every week day durin1
the Fair The racing program will bs
featured by new attractions secured by
the Fair management this year Great
est of all will be the contests popular
to all Southerners before the Civil
War when the planters civilization
was in Its prime
Much interest is already manifested
in the coming race meeting Entries
for the eight stake harness events
which closed July 1 averaged ovei
thirtyfive to the race This showing
Is much better than last year In all
probability the races will have to be
run in sections owing to the heavy en
tries In all classes
State Fair Futurities V
The two futuritiesAtrotting and
pacing promise to be popular with
turf enthusiasts as there is the likeli
est bunch of youngsters entered that
ever left the breeding farms of Texas
Allthe aristocratic equine families of
Texas are represented In their try
outs each morning the twoyearolds >
are being watched with interest All
are making splendid showings and
each event promises to be coniested
for in a manner never seenat the lo
cal track
The State Fair meeting opens Just at
the close of thegreat racing circuits in
the North Strings of American turf
kings and queens en route to Califor
nla and Florida stop over in this city
Already stalls have been engaged In
famous turfmen The racing program
promises to be sensational New rer
ords for the mile track will in all prob
ability be made
Fast Pacers Coming
An interesting feature ot the coming
meeting will be the races between four
of the fastest pacers in the world whn
come from the home of Dan Patch to
show what pacers can do The four
will not only go in races but will have
a good team race Hedgewood Boy
and Lady Maud against Minor Heir
and George Gano The records
esp ecuveTyT
202 15914 and 202 C
As In the past the spqed department
will be kept up to its high standard
from the standpoint of running horses
and the very best race meet of the
yearMn this respect will be given In
front of the grandstand As is well
known the Texas running horses are
the greatest in the world Many of the
features of the Grand and Great West
ern circuits have been captured by
them this year Local turfmen predict
that the showing this year of the Tex
as thoroughbred will be sensational
Automobile Events
Assistant Secretary Ben E Cabell Is
getting the harness track in readiness
for the automobile and motorcycle
contests In order that the cars can
make a record of a mile in less than a
minute the turns of the mile track are
being banked to keep the cars fioni
skidding through the fence There
wjll be five to six automobile events
and two to three motorcycle races each
day Great automobile manufacturing
concerns will send their crack crew
to participate Some of the star clth
ers of the automobile world Barnn
Oldfield DeW tt and others are to bf
here Novelty races etc will featuie
each program
Monday October 24 Tuesday Oc
tober 25 and Wednesday October 20
are the dates for the State Fair tour
nament Fifteen hundred dollars in
prizes will be distributed The tour
nament is given to prove that the age
of chivalry has not passed forever and
that there are Texas horsemen as ex
pert In equestrlanshlp and with the
lance as a Goeffrey de Preuilly or n
Bayard The tournament was verj
popular in the South before the war
and before the age of commercialism
had been ushered in Its revival by
the Fair management has been met by
the warmest approval of those to
whom clean outdoor sports are dear
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State Fair Tourney
Various county tournaments are
now being held over Texas preliminarj
to the state event in this city Tin
winners in these local tournaments
will be entitled to entry in the State
Fair tourney All entries must lit >
made on or before October 1 1010
Each knlfht shall be masked nccorn
ing to the rules He shall choose hi1
own character and kind of costume
The tounament committee is composed
of the following Edward B Wil
Hams chairman Major E H Roach
Major A S Wilson Captain Sloan
Simpson Cantaln W H Kinnard Cap
tain June Peak Lieutenant T C Har
ry and Lieutenant A C Allen
Visitors to the twentyfifth annual
meeting of the State Fair of Texas
which begins at Dallas October 15 anil
continues sixteen days will have the
rare opportunity of Inspecting the
paintings of the foremost artists of the
United States The citizenry of Texa
has a wonderful appreciation of the
best in art This year they will be de
lighted with the exhibition Amoni
those that will be represented are
Charles S Chapman Charles Peter
Bock Bruce Crane Julian Ondordonk
Robert Henri and others
Herald want ada bring results
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STREETS OF PALESTINE CANNOT and racing down the street are a
BE USED FOR DRIVING grave danger Children are frequent
Mimes iet
And Passed Important Ordinances
Mr Horwits Would Rent Store
House In New City Build
ing Other Matters of
Public Interest
Good with rnilltj delici
ous with pure sweet
cream Blenos perfecfr
lywith either losing
nojaart of its flavor
Its guaranteed to
jjlease Try it
Masons Meet Tonight
There will be a regular meeting of
Palestine Lodge No 31 A F A M
tonight at 730 Visiting brethren
E S Swann W M
Mrs Hattie Cain of Carrsville
Thinks all the More of Her
Doctor Since He Advised
tier to Take Cardui
Carrsville Ky My doctor writes
Mrs Hattie Cain who advised me to
take Cardui for my troubles is a mighty
fine doctor and I say God bless Cardui
and the people who make It
Before I took Cardui I suffered with
female troubles for sixteen years I
would have to send for a doctor every
three month and ohl how dreadfutly 1
I would cramp and have convulsions
and it looked like I would die At last I
took Cardui and ohl what a surprisel I
found it was the medicine for met
From the first bottle I began to mend
and now I aih well can do more work
can walk and go where I please and it
dont hurt me and I owe it all to Cardui
Cardui helps sick women back to
health It has been doing this for over
50 years It is not a laxative or a heart
or kidney medicine it is a womans
If you are a woman try It
N a Write to Ladles Advisory Dtpt Chitt
Tenn lar Special
of Furniture on saie for fO days
At Less Than the Factory Cost
w ss
grade fur
Bailey Furniture
At the Dobhs Stand
We wish to announce to
the public that we have
added to our complete
line of buggies wagons
saddles and harness a
complete and uptodate
line of Slielf Hard
ware This is all new
and clean stock and we
are offering it to the pub
lic in accordance with
our old motto
Quick sales small profits
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