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Palestine daily herald. [volume] (Palestine, Tex.) 1902-1949, November 21, 1910, Image 3

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Herald Special
San Antonio Texas Nov 21 The
twentyfirst annual meeting of the
TransMississippi Commercial Con
gress has attracted to San Antonio
the largest gathering of distinguished
men ever assembled here Page after
page of the registers at the leading
hotels are filled toddy with the names
of United States senators governqrs
of states diplomats financiers rail
road officials and other persons of
prominence in public affairs and in
the world of commerce and industry
Preceded by an elaborate banquet
tonight at which William J Bryan
Senator Joseph W Bailey and other
men qf wide note are to speak the
regular sessions of the congress will
begin tomorrow morning and continue
until Friday P W Fleming of Kan
sas City chairman of the executive
committee estimates that nV > fewer
than fifteen hundred delegates will be
present when the gathering is called
to order Not only will every state
west of the Mississippi have a large
delegation on hand but the east also
will be better represented numerically
than at any previous session of the
The program is believed to be the
best ever prepared for a meeting of
the organization Both in the variety
and importance of the subjects to be
discussed and in tiie prominence of
the speakers to be heard the session
promises to eclipse all former meet
ings of the congress
The promotion of closer trade rela
tions between the United States and
or the most important subjects con
sidered at the meeting N Representa
tives of the state department and the
department oflabor and comuieice at
Washington will be among the speak
ers and it is expected that eminent
representatives of Mexicp and the
countries of Central and South Amer
ica will wesent their views
Other subjects slated for discussion
during the four days session incmde
the improvement of inland waterways
arbars PasAmerican trade and
the Panama canal the reclamation of
lands by irrigation and drainage mer
chant marine insurance interstate
commerce the cbnservation of natural
resources the development of Alaska
and the parcels post Delegations of
influential business men from San
Francisco and New Orleans are here1 to
urge the claims of their respective
cities as sites for the proposed Pana
ma exposition in 1915
Thursday has been set asjde as
Governors Day on the program of
the congress and it is expected that
the chief executives of Nebraska Mis
souri Texas Colorado and a number
of other states of the west and south
west will address the gathering
4j1V W s8 I
Prominent among other speakrs to
be heard at the several sessions are
Secretary of Agriculture Wilson Sec
retary of State Knox William J
Bryan of Nebraska Governor Camp
bell of Texas John Barrett director
of the International Bureau of Ameri
can Republics F H Newell director
of the United States reclamation ser
vice B F Yoakum of the St Louis
and San Francisco railroad and Judge
R S Lovett chairman of the execu
tive committee of the Union Pacific
W J Cooper Was Victim of Accident
at Valley Junction Leg Ampu
tated Below the Knee
Mr W J Doc Cooper an I
G N brakeman was the victom of an
accident at Valley Junction Saturday
afternoon while doing some switch
ing there that cost him his left leg
That member was so mangled that
amputation just below the knee had
to be resorted to and this operation
was performed at the company hos
pital here Saturday night
Mr Cooper is reported getting along
nicely and will likely recover He
has a host of friends here and else
where who regret his accident and
hope for his recovery
Yesterday at noon Mr Will M Kel
the republics to the south will be one ± ier and Miss Fay Williams were united
in marriage at the home of the hides
mother Mrs F C Williams No 20
Cedar street and the happy couple left
on the early afternoon train for New
Orleans wheie the honeymoon will
be spent Rev L D Anderson per
formed the ceremony and it was wit
nessed by members of the brides
family and Mr Matt Davenpoit and
Miss Vennie Keller
Mr Keller is assistant cashier at
the Royall National Bank 1 while the
bride is one of the popular members
of the younger set of Palestine society
Sunday evening at about 9 oclock
Mr Geo E Coleman and Miss Ruby
B Knight were married at the par
sonage of the First Christian church
Rev L D Anderson pastor officiat
ing The happy couple were accom
panied by Mr Geo Griffin and Misses
Eleanor Henry and Cordei Knight
Mr and Mrs Coleman will be at
home to their friends at 421 North
Sycamore The groom is the propri
etor of the City Shaving Parlor and
both he and his bride have a large
circle of friends
are distinctly different
Their mild exquisite taste comes
from the perfect blending of
mellow Virginia and Carolinatobacco
The Wheat Straw paper wrapper is what
you have proved to be the best in rolling your
own cigarettes
Fragrant and Mild
IO for 5c
Texa League baseball pictures and
a valuable coupon in each package
Old Mill Cigarettes are packed m TINFOIL
l MrMm > m mu inn
Herald Special
New York Nov 21 Prominent
shippers who are understood to be
opposed to any increase in freight
rates and representatives of the rail
roads who declare that an advance in
freight rates is an absolute necessity
rre to gather about the banquet board
at the WaldorfAstoria tomorrow night
and engage in an informal discussion
with a view to bring about a better
understanding in regards to thef prob
lem The occasion will be the annual
dinner of the Railway Business Asso
ciation an organization formed two
years ago by manufacturers and deal
ers in railway supplies Foremost
among the speakers at the dinneV will
be Martin A Knapp chairman of the
Intel state Commerce Commission
Daniel Willard president of the Balti
more and Ohio railroad and John
Claflin president of the H B Claf
lin company of this city
Member of Local Typographical Union
Honored By President of State
Federation of Labor
A M Cohen of this city has been
appointed a member ofj the legislative
board of the Texas State Federation
of Labor by President Wm L Hoef
gen of San Antonio and has accepted
the position The appointment of Mr
Cohen is due to the promotion of T
C Jennings of Beaumont as chairman
of the board Mr Jennings succeeds
J C Coons of Austin resigned The
other members of the board follow
Frank Casey Houstori Jake Stine
Fort Worth H Kachel Denison
Mr Cohen is a member of Palestine
Typographical Union No 472 for
some time was secretary of
Trades and Labor Council arid
charge of the arrangements of
last Labor Day celebration here
Fortune Is Estimated at From Fifty
to One Hundred Million Dollars
In Good Health
Herald Special
New York Nov 21 Mrs Hetty H
R Green American s most prominent
woman financier leached her seventy
fifth birthday anniversary today and
also rounded out her fortyfifth year
as a business woman during which
she has accumulated a fortune vari
ously estimated at from 50000000
to 100000000
The wealthiest woman in America
started with a fortune of 9000000
left by her father This fortune sfc <
has increased many fold by shewd
business deals and farsighted invest
ments Her wealth is widely diversi
fied She has leal egtatu holdings in
nearly every section of the country
and her mortgages embrace some of
the safest properties in a chain of
cities extending from coast to coast
Railroads steamboats mines tele
phones and telegraphs also contribute
to her income
Some time since the report was
circulated that Mrs Green Intended
to retire from the active management
of her affairs and the arrival of her
only son E H R Green in New
York tended to confirm the report
But the son lias returned to Texas and
Mrs Green from all appearances is
as active as ever so that the rumors
of her prospective retirement prob
ably had no better foundationv than
similar reports which have been cir
culated periodically ever since the
famous financier readied her sixtieth
Herald want ads are result bring
ers three lines three times 25c
silverplaited and
ndle Oirtfteliandle is1
engrayed To J L Boyd Sheriff of
Anderson County From His Friends
But this is not the only testimony
of the mans popularity for it is a
fact that he made his official bond
of 10000 without solicitation Every
signer of the bond was a volunteer
And his bondsmen are good perhaps
for a million dollars Here are his
bondsmen A G Burton D M Bar
rett Tucker Royall A L Bowers
George Harris
And here is the Heralds prediction
Lee Boyd is not going to disappoint
his friends or fail to So his duty
A A U Annual Meeting
Herald Special
New York Nov 21 Several inter
esting contests are expected to en
liven the proceedings at the annual
meeting of the National Amateur Ath
letic Union which met in this city to
day with a full attendance of delegates
representing the branch organizations
throughout the country In the first
place a fight for the presidency is
in prospect providing the eastern
clubs oppose the reelection of Presi
dent Everett C Boiwn of Chicago as
has been rumored to be their inten
tion The selection of a place for
holding the national track and field
championships for next year is also
likely to provoke a spirited contest
between Chicago and several other
cities which will bid for the event
The Photoplay Theatre
Imp Picture
Daddy Was a Grand Old Man
Matinees Wednesday Thursday Fri
day and Saturday
Doors Open at 7 P M for the Night
Adults 10 Cents
Children Under 12 Years 5 Cents
The Democratic Ticket In Anderson
County Result of General Elec
tion Given In Full
Following is the result of the gen
eral election as it affects the candi
dates for state officers in Anderson
For Governor O B Colquitt 1429
J O Terrell 198 Andrew J Houston
28 Reddin Andrews 64 Carl Schmidt
For Lieutenant Governor A B
Davidson 1443 Harris Masterson
193 Arthur A Everts 13 P G Zim
merman 65 Robt Strach 3
For Comptroller W P Lane 1462
Frederick Hofheinz 194 J D Stock
ing 10 E R Meitzen 64 G H Roy
all 3
For State Treasurer Sam Sparks
1464 G W Hutchison 193 J E Mc
Guire 9 W J Bell 61 Otto Schuet
tel 7
For Commissioner of General Land
Office J T Robison 1465 W H
Featherstone 192 Will H Jobe 9
Alfred Mueller 63 Thos C Pope 3
For Attorney General Jewell P
Lightfoot 1468 Chas W Ogden 193
M A Smith 65
For State Supt Public Instruction
F M Bralley 1473 Sam T Swinford
193 J M Perdue 9 Airs H A Fee
65 Miss Fannie Chernin 3
For Commissioner of Agriculture
Ed R Kone 1478 Ed C Lassater
193 M S Graham 66 James Gray 3
For Railroad Commissioner full
term Allison Mayfleld 1467 J H
Hawley 190 E H Connibear 9 J
C Aschenbeck 66 Frank Maiorana
For Railroad Commissioner unex
pired term William D Williams
1489 Eustace Ballinger 66
For Associate Justice Supreme
Court T J Brown 1475 John G
McGrady 191 S H Tucker 66
For Judge Court of Criminal Ap
peals A J Harper 1485 J Walter
Cocke 190 G P McLester 66
Constitutional Amendment For
1104 against 288
Joseph M Sparks has been engaged
by Liebler Co to play the part of
Jimmy Hayes in When All Has Been
Out of the eight original Hello
girls in Havana there still remain
five the other three having married
men of wealth
Henry B Harris has engaged Alice
Fischer for the principal feminine role
in Percy Mackayes new play The
Otis Harlan will probably be seen
in The Balkan Princess the London
musical play that Will A Brady will
produce later on
Grace the new W Somerset
Maugham play which Charles Froh
man is now presenting in London wIJI
be one of the American productions
next season
David Belasco has postponed his
revival of The Merry Wives of
Windsor owing to the coming pre
sentation of the play at the New
Theatre New York
Mans Popularity Is Shown Through
Present From Friends Also
In Making His Bond
Sheriff J Lee Boyd should feel
proud of his friends and if evera
man in this world felt he was called
onjo make good Boyd ought to be
tKat man He is the possessor of the
prettiest Colts pistol perhaps ever
presented any Palestine man It is a
hkjjuUful weapo
A Package
Never soldin bulk
Free to Everybody
Union Label Show
800 OClock
Auspices of Trades
CaBor CounciI
4000 Feet Motion Pictures
Two Illustrated Songs
Stereopticon Lecture
Music by 8Piece Orchestra
Other Features
An Entertainment That
Will Please Both Young
and Old Dont Hiss It
Ddnt Forget the Dale
Tommorrow Night
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Please do not ring up the Herald
office and request the man who an
swers the phone to write out for you
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lodge notice etc Newspaper workers
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It is not that we1 do not want the
business but the amounts are so
small that it does not pay to send out
a collector to collect them besides
the taking of them over the phone
often proves To expensive in time con
sumed in annoyance difficulty of
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If you have an item of news how
ever do not hesitate to phone It in
Thati is what the Herald phone is
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Seal Shipped Oysters
W H Smith is receiving daily seal
shipped Oysters the best ever
brought to the city 3 dozen to sealed
can and absolutely freefrom contam
ination 35c a can Phone 1063 17tf

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