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Palestine daily herald. [volume] (Palestine, Tex.) 1902-1949, December 21, 1910, Image 2

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BY REV R L G1LLON
It is not the purpose of this article
to discuss the origin of Christmas
nor to deal with any mooted questions
pertaining thereto but to say some
practical things with a hope of stin
ulating some interest in right observ
ance of the day feome of us do not
believe that Jesus was born on Christ
mas day and yet we have come to
uniformly observe the day as the time
of His birth Let that be as it may
the fact is that Jesus is the center
and heart of Christianity He is our
all and In all He came Into this
world as a man and therefore had a
physical birth whether that birth was
in spring summer autumn or winter
does not change the fact of His com
ing Since Christmas day Is the time
set apart for the observance of His
birth then the question naturally
arises How should the day be spent
The popular and prevailing idea seems
to be that it is a time for hilarlous
ness frolic and fun rather than a time
for seriousness meditation and wor
ship There is much to be said touch
ing the social side of religion and not
for one moment would we advocate
the elimination of merriment bestow
ment of gifts etc But these things
are all too often carried to the ex
treme and thereby come to be a sin
and disgrace in the sight of God The
Idea of gift is associated with the
birth of Jesus He was Gods gift to
the world and therefore the greatest
bestowment of special favor humanity
ever received He came to lift the
veil of night and gloom from sin
cursed hearts and lives and open to
them a pathway ot inexpressable joy
and delight Hence the giving of pres
ents to gladden hearts and to meet
actual necessities is a good thing and
is when rightly done religious and
pleasing in the sight of God It is a
far better thing to give to the poor
who are really in need and trust God
for the rewards thanto spend lavish
ly on personal friends with the idea
of receiving from those friends gifts
in return Such acts are selfish and
do not savor of the right observance
of Christmas dajs
It also goes without saying that
Christmas is a good time for the as
sembling of the family circle around
the old hearthstone enjoying hours of
social fellowship and partaking heart
ily of the Christmas dinner But
even this should not be allowed to
interfere with our worship and heart
devotions to God Certainly the drink
ing intoxicating liquors thereby re
ducing the finer senses of our natures
into beastly fiendish appetites is so
adverse and foreign to the question
under discussion we refrain from
speaking of it further than to say that
such conduct of necessity merits Gods
disapproval and dishonors rather
than dignifies the sanctity of Christ
mas day
Since Christmas is on Sunday this
year this article makes a plea for
the attendance on church services
both morning and evening How could
you better spend the day The reg
ular services will be held in all the
churches of our city To lend your
presence > and mingle your voice in
the chorus of some one of the con
gregations Joy to the World the
Lord Has Come will be honoring to
God dignifying to the cause and ex
ceedingly pleasing and satisfying to
the individual heart and life May
Herald waht ads bring results
The Holidays are now almost upon us Holiday shopping has been commenced earlier this season
than usual Still there are thousands of items yet jto be bought either for your own personal use or as
presents to friends So many things may be fourid that are splendid for presents and at the same
time both useful and needful Our Big Store offers an unusual and attractive assortment of this
class of merchandise
Big price reductions on many articles that we wish to close
Ladies9 Ready to Wear
All our Ladies Suits Coats and Dresses at onethird off Remember the price has not been raised
and then a discount offered but you can buy your Suit Coat or Dress during the next two weeks at
exactly onethird less than we sold them at the regular price
SAMPLE SKIRTS
40 or 50 Sample Skirts will be offered
at extremely LOW PRICES
500 Skirts nowonly 275
750 Skirts now only 395
850 Skirts now only 475
1000 Skirts now only 550
1150 Skirts now only 600
Remember ive carry many articles in
fancy Holiday boxes which make
beautiful and useful Christmas pres
ents We invite you to visit us
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TEXAS NEWS NOTES
Governor Campbell signed forty
eight Christmas pardons for persons
in the penitentiary
A new tariff governing rails and
fastenings effective January 10 made
by the railroad commission
A final dividend was declared in
the bankruptcy matter of T W House
of Houston
An adjustment of state bank
anty funds is now under way
Its a Crime
to neglect your health The worst your selection
neglect that you can be guilty of is to
allow constipation biliousness or any
liver or bowel1 trouble to continue It
is poisoning your entire system and
may lead to a serious chronic disease
Take Ballards Herbine and get abso
lutely well The sure cure for any and
all troubles of the stomach liver and
bowels
Sold by the Bratton Drug Co
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Dont Rack Your Brains
trying to think of something nice for
dinner tomorrow Just ring up The
Union Market In West Palestine and
order some nice fresh meat We
have fresh meat and sausage of all
kinds Free and prompt delivery a
specialty Phone No S32 O D
Hanks Prop 732 Lacy St 1212lm
Chicago Teamster Killed
Chicago Dec 20 John Donnelly a
teamster in the employ of a local gar
ment manufacturer was shot and
killed today supposedly by striking
garment makers
W Mitchell the Furniture Man
I am putting on a sale today Thurs
day the 15th for 10 days The 2inch
post Vernin Martin and Enameled
we hear Gods call and make next Beds at 7S5 The biggest bargain
Sunday a day of worship and thanks
ever offered on beds Strictly cash
giving for the Fathers mercies 782 518 Spring atreet Buy
tended to us one more year and thus i
ater
n0Wj pay 15ct
observe the national accepted birthday
of our Lord as will be pleasing unto
Him
If you cant decide what to give for
Christmas just come to The Fair
You are sure to tee just what you
want at th > prlc that will please you
BOYS UNION SUITS
40 dozen Boys heavy gray Union
Suits all sizes from 2G to 34 a good
garment at 25c our special price at
only 18c or 2 garments for 35c
Look These Up
MENS HATS
Odds and Ends one or two of a kind
40 or 50 In all young mens fancy
Fur Hats nearly all sizes Gimbel
Bios and Beaver 300 Hats to close
at only each 225
Yours Very Truly
Wlth the Fighters
Fights scheduled for tonight
Harry Forbes vs Earl Denning 8
rounds at Winddsor Ont
Could Not Write
Versailles Ky Mrs Elisha Green
of this place says I could not write
all the different pains I had when I
first tried Cardui I could scarcely
walk Now I am able to run the sew
ing machine and do my work and
my neighbors tell me the medicine
must be good for I look much better
Cardui is a specific painrelieving
tonic remedy for women In the past
50 years it has been found to relieve
n omens unnecessary pains and5a
male misery for which over a million
suffering women have successfully
used if Try Cardui for your trou
bles It will help you At the near
est drug store 3
Dolls Dolls Dolls The Motley
Drug Co has them In great varieties
blondes and brunettes cheap dolls ex
pensive dolls dolls with real hair
Dolls that can say mama dolls that
open and close their eyes unbreak
able dolls and dolls too pretty to
break See them before you make
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Grape Vines
Two year old Herbemont and Black
Spanish Grape Vines for sale well
rooted and fresh from the soil at
Wrights vineyard 112 Dewey street
Palestine Texas The wine from
these two varities took first premium
in San Antonio this year
17Gt W B Wright
Special Notice
Will not the good citizens of the
town help to remove the rubbish from
the paved sidewalks I have appeal
ed to you so often that I have deter
mined on the first of January 1911
to send one of the city wagons up
and down all business streets and re
move all boxes barrels and such like
that are a nuisance
J H Grant
Commissioner on Sanitation
Palestine December 13 1910
BED BLANKETS
Special Reductions on Bed Blankets
50 pairs Cotton Blankets at only per
pair 50 Cents
25 pairs Cotton Blankets 104 size
100 value at only per pair 89c
20 pairs All Wool Blankets 104 size
475 value at only per pair 425
20 pairs All Wool Blanekts 114 size
o 30 value at only per pair 495
Piano Tuning
I have done as much work the past
summer as I wanted to In fact I
have had to keep my tuning fork on
ice to keep it from melting but it is
getting some cooler now and it any
of my old customers want their pianos
tuned or any new customers will trust
rre with their work I will be glad to
do it I guarantee my work and will
give entire satisfaction or money re
funded I have a limited time in
Palestine to do this work and have
no time to solicit so if you want me
to do your work just drop me a card
or leave orders with W H Kingsbury
or W E Swift and I will give the
matter prompt attention
Yours for good honest work
H M Jones
Box 1027tf
Seal Shipped Oysters
W H Smith is receiving dally seal
shipped Oysters the best ever
brought to the city 3 dozen to sealed
can and absolutely free from contam
ination 35c a can Phone 1063 17tf
You are Invited to inspect a large
assortment of Cut Glass at the Motley
Drug Company secured at low prices
and most suitable for Christmas giv
ing She will appreciate an elaborate
piece of Cut Glass or something neat
and dainty of design in Cut Glass
See our line get our prices 9tf
The Toyland Store
Have you seen the big stock of Toys
at the Motley Drug Store It not you
should see It before you buy There
you will find gifts suitable for every
one from the cheapest tin toy to the
most expensive gift at a low price
The stock was bought new for this
years shopping and it is right upto
date and as pretty a lot of toys
dolls novelties of all kinds etc as
you ever saw Do not fail to see Mot
leys stock of Christmas goods 9tf
Seal Shipt Oysters
W H Smith is receiving daily seal
shipt Oysters the best ever brought
to the city 3 dozen to sealed can
and absolutely free from contamina
tion 35c a can Phone 1QG3 17tf
alestin
Better Food is the result when you use
fig Oil
as a shortening for frying pastries and baking It is the equal of butter and twice as rich
as hog lardthats how it SAVES HALF YOUR LARD B L Order a can today follow
directions on each can and you will be pleased
J H Ferguson
J S Temple
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These Merchants can supply you
Duncan and Company J H Green Hooker and Co
McMahan and Price D C Bowdon P W Walker
J C Price Sam Lucas
rote Qrooery Company Wholesale Distributers
YOU CAN IMPROVE
YOUR CONDITION BY A
HERALD WANT AD
Appef the Tailor
The Latest In Woolens The Best In
Trimmings Reliable Workman
shin Correct Cutting
SATISFACTION MUST BE YOURS
Mens Department at End of Hall Wo
mens Department at Head of Stairs
OVER PALESTINE NATIONAL
BANK
A Puzzling Question
Where to buy that new suit We
suggest that you pay us a visit and
see the suits we are now selling
We believe you will then besaSsfied
that you can get the best value here
for your money We have a line of
neckwear that cannot be duplicated
Wm Branagan Co
CALL ON
R J WALLACE
OLD TOWN
For Dry Goods and Notions ana
McCALL PATTERNS
An Inexperienced Plumber
will destroy and waste where an ex
perienced one will save and this is why
a first class Plumber is the cheapest in
the end
We Know fur Business
thoroughly and when we take hold of a
job of Plumbing you may have confi
dence that when it jsdone it will be
right in every detail
Jim REDWINE
Shop Cor Oak and John Sts
Should you need Cotton Ginning Cane Grinding Saw Mill or other
Machinery or repairs for same it matters not by whom made Dilleys
can save you time trouble or money perhaps all if you will consult
them You are desirious of building up Anderson County give proof of
it by first giving home factories employing home labor an opportunity
to Berve you and then all things being equal give them the preference
Call on or Addraat
Dilley Son
Palaillnoi Tvicab
1000 gallons Pure Ribbon Cane Syrup in buckets per gallon
In barrel per gallon
Georgia Cane Syrup per gallon
1 Pound Prices Baking Powder
Tea worth 65c per pound r
Extra High Patent Flour
High Patent Flour
10 Pound Bucket Snowdrift Lard
5 Pound Bucket Snowdrift Lard
Cottolene Small Bucket
Cottolene Large Bucket
LOOK GOOD FOR CHRISTMAS
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Let us clean and press your clothes
so you willl look good for Christmas
Everything we clean will be perfectly
sanitary for we inject hot steam in
to every garment we clean We can
also make you a pair of trousers in eight
hours if you are in a rush We do all
kinds of altering on Ladies or Gentle
mens clothes Everything guaranteed
Have our wagon call
60c
50c
55c
J35c
35c
151
130
130
65c
55c
140
Tippers Gilbreath
Phonc
53S
Tailors
Herald Wants Get Results
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