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Palestine daily herald. [volume] (Palestine, Tex.) 1902-1949, December 21, 1910, Image 1

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ROYALL LOAN AND
INVESTMENT CO
With a combined capital and surplus of
30000000
And with total resources of more than
75000000
Offers to patrons all the accommodations
consistent with safe and prudent banking
Majestic Ranges
Garland Stoves
Wilson Heaters
Alluminum Cooking Utensils
Phonographs
Phonograph Records
Set China Dishes
Chamber Sets
Carving Sets
Silver Knives Forks and Spoons
Pocket Knives pearl stag and
aluminum handles
Guns Rifles Air Rifles
Hunting Coats Hats and Caps
w Glassware Pitchers Bowls
Come and Look Over Our Stock
We Can Please You
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A FIRE AL
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Often calls to mind to many people the fact that they are not
insured as they should be But it is too late to take out insur
ance if the fire happens to be burning your property The time
to insure is now I can write you a policy now that will give
you the protection you need and should have And I can also
help you to secure a home or a piece of business property If
you want any advice about real estate let me talk with you I
have many good things on hand and can help you make selection
P HB HUGHES
Real Estate and Fire Insurance
Office Robinson Bros JBank Phone 10S
There Is No End to the Great Road
You can only advance toward perfection You can never reach it
Real ambition is insatiable It is a flame to be fed with fresh fuel
every day So it is with the grocery business We are adding
daily a fresh Jot of staple and fancy groceries to our already well
assorted stock making it as nearly perfect as you will find any
vvhere We would appeciate a call from you to see our line of
fresnfruits nuts dill pickles candied fruits and the finest line of
bottled and canned goods ever on display in Palestine
JNO S TEMPLE
THE RETAIL GROCER
PALESTINE TEXAS WEDNESDAY
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AILY
Read the Annual Christmas apr
peal of Organized Charities in
this paper and heed
Railroad Fatalities
For the Past Year
Herald Special
Washington D C Dec si An
urgent demand for the passage of a
law for the physical valuation of rail
roads by the government is the main
feature of the annual report of the In
terstate Commerce Commission sub
mitted to congress today The report
says the present railroad balance
sheet statement purporting to give
the cost of property is not considered
a reliable measure either of the
money invested or present values
The railroad law passed last June is
credited with having corrected nu
meious defects
The total operating revenues of the
railroads during July August and
September this year were 745134
204 operating expenses for the same
quarter 4896 J937g
The number of passengers killed for
the year ending June 30th 1910 were
450 injured 15515
Of employes 341S were killed and
68925 injured
ft BEAUTIFUL
The Early Riser Was Treated to an
Unusual and Beautiful Display
at Sunrise
The early riser today was treated
to one of those rare and most beau
tiful displays of nature a morning
rainbow It first made its appearance
just before sunrise just west of north
and the upper end about forty or
fortyfive degrees above the horizon
in a bank of dark pink cloud The
cloud gradually tinned to a bright
golden color and the rainbow grad
ually faded away after being visible
for perhaps twenty minutes
It was a beautiful Damascan blade
that came up from the north and
curved slightly to the west
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Herald Special
Manchester England Dec 21 Two
hundred and fifty coal miners are be
lieved to have been killed today in
an explosion and fire that wrecked
the Pretoria mine at Leigh twenty
five miles north of Liverpool The
cause of the explosion is unknown
Approximately three hundred men
were in the mine at the time of the
explosion The flames spouted eighty
feet out of the mouth of the mine
Twenty dead bodies have already
been removed and eleven men have
been rescued
The shaft was choked by the wreck
ed mine cages and other debris which
not only practically destroyed the
ventilating apparatus but turned back
IN CINCINNATI TODAY IN FAC
TORY DISTRICT TWO PEOPLE
KILLED BY FALLING WALLS
HUNDREDS OUT OF WORK
Herald Special
Cincinnati Ohio Dec 21 One fire
man and one spectator were killed and
ten firemen were seriously injured
and an estimated property loss of 2
000000 resulted from an early morn
ing fire here today in which two fac
tories in the shoe and leather district
were destroyed
The men were killed when the walls
of one of the burned buildings col
lapsed Eight other factory buildings
were badly damaged
Over one thousand employes in a
shoe factory alone will be thrown out
of employment by the fire while the
total number forced out of work in
cluding those in other lines will
reach sixteen hundred
the rescuing party after they had res
cued seven men near the mouth of
the mine The rescuers finally ef
fected an entrance through an adjoin
ing mine None of those taken out
alive could give any clue as to the
cause of the explosion
Hundreds of people gathered about
the mine following the disaster and
vthe grief of the families of the vic
tims led to many dramatic incidents
Wives and mothers tried to enter the
mine and were only restrained by an
extra detail of police The force of
the explosion was sufficient to denude
most of the victims
Among th ose losing their lives were
a number of small boys who were
serving as helpers
ENGINEERS WILL DECIDE ON
QUESTION OF BIG STRIKE W
S STONE GRAND CHIEF MAKES
STATEMENT
Herald Special
Chicago Dec 21 Warren S Stone
grand chief of the Brotherhood of Lo
comotive Engineers today declared
thatjthe next twentyfour hours would
decide whether or not the twentyone
tfevjsand engineers on sixtyone west
urn railroads would go out on strike
He said it was certain no strike
would be called before tonight
All Worlds Record
For Distance Broken
Herald Special
Paris Dec 21 All worlds records
for sustained distance flying were
broken today by Pauls Legagneaux
flying in a Bleroit machine when he
covered three hundred iand twentytwo
miles in five hours and fiftynine
minutes without alighting
Unless his record is broken by Jan
uary first he will win the AIich lin
cup valued at 4000
Firmin Not Guilty
Hillsboro Texas Dec 20 The jury
trying Philip Firmin of Dallas the
young Texas militiaman charged with
killing A B Puckett on a troop train
on the Katy railway last August
while his command was returning
from the state encampment at Leon
Springs returned a verdict of not
guilty this morning Firmin remains
to be tried on a charge of killing a
comrade named Williams at the same
time It having been developed on
trial of this case that the killing or
Warren Williams was purely acci
dental County Attorney Frazier will
dismiss prosecution for that killing
when it is called for trial according
to announcement made this after
noon
SUMMARY OF NEWS
LOCAL
City commissioners will be asked to
appoint a plumbing inspector
Rev R L Gillon contributes ai ar
ticle on proper Christmas observ
ance
Rev ihd Mrs U W Lunsford cele
brated their golden wedding anni
versary Tuesday
GENERAL
Interstate Commerce Commission sub
mits its report to congress
Chjirles H Markham elected president
of the Illinois Central railroad
Another worlds record has been
broken with a flying machine
Twri people killed and ten firemen in
jltred In 2000000 fire at Cincin
nati today
Pretoria mine at Leigh England
wrecked by explosion 250 miners
believed to be dead
AFTERNOON DECEMBER 21 1910
AID
15 CTS A WEEK
That are Practical and Useful
Hens Bath Robes Smoking Jackets Fancy
Vests Silk Reefer Hufflers Alaska Hufflers
Silk and Linen Initial Handkerchiefs Silk Sus
penders in fancy boxes Ties and Sox to match
in fancy boxes Pure Siik Sox Holeproof Sox
Silk Umbrella Laundry Bags Traveling Sets
Tie Rings Kid Gloves Fine Silk Neckwear in
boxes Cuff Buttons Stick Pins etc
We are sure to have just the article you are looking
for and will appreciate showing you
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Have an Umisuai
Everything that heart could wish and presents for everyone
A fine line of Toys for the little tots
A large and splendid assortment of the best Candies
Fruits fresh from every clime Nuts from everj land
All sorts of Fire Works and a great assortment many
new novelties
You cannot afford to pass this store for it is Santa Claus
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Headquarters
Then you must not forget that this is the vhome of Good
Groceries at right prices You cannot buy better and you
dont beat the price
Give us a trial and you will repeat the visit It is a habit
we have pleasing our customers
204 HamStreet
Facts Are
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No one well informed
disputes the values that
are being shown by
WRIGHT CO
Mens Outfitters
Store Open Till 7 OCIock
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