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Palestine daily herald. [volume] (Palestine, Tex.) 1902-1949, December 23, 1910, Image 3

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Herald Special
Chicago 111 Del 23 Only fifty
seven lynchings were recorded in the
United States in 1910 a much smaller
number than in almost any previous
year In the last sixteen In 1909 the
total was seventy and in 1908 it was
sixtyfive
All but five of the fiftyseven cases
of lynching in 191Q were of negroes
and ten of these cases were those irv
which the charge against the victim
was assault on white women or girls
In eleven of the remaining number
the charge was attempted criminal as
sault In the five ca ses of white
men four were for murder and the
other for aiding and abetting in a jail
delivery Several of the cases in
which negroes were lynched were
based upon the murder or alleged
murder of white women in which the
question of assault is implied
As in previous years nearly all the
lynchings were in southern states
Florida and Georgia having ten each
Alabama and Arkansas eight each
and Texas six The only lynching in
the north occurred in Ohio the victim
being Carl Etherington an agent of
the Ohio AntiSaloon League who
met death at the hands of a mob in
Newark following his imprisonment in
jail on a charge of having murdered
FREE LITERATURE
A number of Palestine ladies
are sending regularly to the
Board of Trade a choice col
lection of reading matter con
sisting of magazines periodi
cals etc These are for gratu
itous distribution to those who
appreciate reading such publi
cations as Munsey Ladies
Home Journal Harpers Ba
zaar Literary Digest and
others C A Sterne
Secretary
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Copelan
Fewer Person
LYNCHINGS IN THE UNITED
STATES
Year Number
1S94 190
1895 171
1S9G 131
1S97 16G
1898 127
1899 107
1900 110
1901 135
1902 96
1903 10G
1904 90
1903 66
190G 6S
1907 T t 51
t
1905 G5
1909 70
1910 57
a saloon keeper while making a raid
on an alleged blind tiger V
Following is the lecord for 1910 by
states
Alabama Eight negroes
Arkansas Eight negroes
Florida Eight negroes and
whites
Georgia Ten negroes
Louisiana One negro
Ohio One white man
Oklahoma One negro
South Carolina One negro
Tennessee Two negroes
Texas Four negroes and
whites
Of the five whites lynched
were Italians who were lynched in
Florida They were charged with
murder and with inciting the riots
during the strike of cigar makers in
Tampa Another of the white victims
was a Mexican who was shot and
burned at the stake near the Texas
border following his confession that
he had murdered a white woman Of
the fiftytwo negro victims two were
women
The record of the crimes for which
the victims were put to death follows
Murder seventeen criminal assault
ten attempted criminal assqult
two
two
two
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a nice gift and a useful
one too a < Kodak
would make The small
est child has no trouble
in the operating of one
These we carry in sizes from
the smallest to the largest and
in prices from 100 to 3500
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eleven robbery four attempted mur
der seven aiding and abetting jail
delivery three assault with intent to
do bodily injury one insulting wo
men two threatening to commit mur
der two
In many of these cases the lynch
ings followed the arrest or conviction
of the victims on the charges made
against them In other cases the vic
tims met death while endeavoring to
escape from pursuing posses In two
cases the negro victims were lynched
by mobs composed of members of
their own race In almost every case
the victim was summarily hanged or
shot without burning at the stake
such as accompanied these acts of
summary vengeance in former years
In the foregoing record the word
lynching has been held to apply
only to the summary punishment in
flicted by a mob or by any number of
citizens on a person alleged to have
committed a crime for which that
person should have been tried accord
ing to law This limitation excludes
a number of cases leported during the
year such as the race trouble which
occurred near Slocum Texas last
August In which eight or ten negroes
wero killed
Hebrew Educators Confer
Dayton O Dee 23 Jewish rabbis
and religious workers from all over
Ohio assembled in this city today to
discuss Sunday school methods and
general Jewish educational Interests
The conference wii continue several
days
Scientists to Meet In New Haven
New Haven Conn Dec 23 New
Haven is preparing to entertain a
large number of eminent scientists
and educators next week on the oc
casion of the annual meeting of the
American Physiological Society The
society will meet here in joint session
with the American Society of Biologi
cal Chemists and the American So
ciety for Pharmacology and Experi
mental Therapeutics
proper treatment When Chamber
Iains Liniment is applied a cure may
be effected in three or four days This
liniment is one of the best and most
remarkable preparations in use Sold
by Bratton Drug Co
Holiday Excursion Fares
The I G N R R will sell ex
cursion tickets to points in Texas
Louisiana Arkansas and Oklahoma
Dec 22nd to 26th incl 31st and Jan
1st limit Jan 5th at rate of one
and onethird fare Call on or ad
dress Ticket Agent for further par
ticulars 22242730
Upholstering and Furniture Repair
ing Ed Kingsbury Phone 266
We are prepared to care for your wants having the goods prices and competent clerks to wait on you We anticipate a great week in
business Our sales for the month of December so far have been largerjthan ever before and the closing of the year 1910 will give us we
believe the largest business we have ever enjoyed in any one year before This we attribute to havingthe goods both in quality uan
ity and price From tomorrow Tuesday on Mr John W Steele representing C Q Alford Co New York City will be with us until
after Christmas having as already advertised the largest stock of jewelrty including WATCHES DIAMONDS JEWELRY of all kinds
and makes ever shown in our city before This stock of 12500000 coupled with what we are now showing gives you an opportunity
of selecting from just such goods as you are looking for We are sparing no trouble time or expense in arranging for such a stock and
do not question being able to supply you with the exact article you are looking for
In Our Store We Have the Gifts
T1tJ tpj
TkU Bi Tm mi Sm Ete Ma
If you need any assistance
in selecting the article we
can and will gladly sug
gest many things appro
priate for the present
Any articles sold by us
will be engraved free of
cost
From Today onYou Can
find me on the counter at
T he Cope land Jewelry
Store Tickle my toes and
see me smile means good
luck to you I wish you
one and all a Merry Xmas
Billiken at Copelands
A
There Is Never a Time During
the dull summer months when we
are short ou Lockets what do you
suppose we have now to show
Filled Gold Chased Plain Dia
mond Set in fact anything in
any eize
No cost for engraving of our goods
Lockets Plain 2oo to 35oo
Lockets Chased 25o to 35oo
Lockets in Diamonds 45o to 125oo
Lockets in Gold Stiffehd25o to 185o
A sprained ankle will usaully dis
able the Injured person for three or
four weeks This is due to lack of
An Appropriate Gift
for father mother sister brother or
sweetheart Diamonds Cameos Opals
reconstructed Rubies Signets plain
chased in fact we have them all
When in ask to see the latest designs We have it
tore
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Opened on Corner of DeBard and Cottage Avenua by
C C EVERETT COMPANY
Has a Full Line of Groceries Call and Get Our SPOT PRICES
We have an Al Market with Mr W T Daniel
to serve the trade with Fresh Meats and all
Market Produce Prompt Delivery a Specialty
COUNTRY PRODUCE BOUGHT AND SOLD
IA
Telephone 913
C C Everett Co
NT A
LA US
Has Just Arrive
With a monster train load of good things for Christmas He has hunted California through and has bought
the very best California Oranges he also went to Washington Oregon Idaho and Colorado and secured the
best stock of Apples to be had In Baltimore Md he selected one solid car load of candy over 200 dif
ferent varities more candy than the whole town has together
y
Ho has also visited different markets and selected the very best stock of nuts raisins dates dried figs
citron and cocoanuts All the above has been bought very cheap I will actually save you onethird straight
through on everything you buy I have bought Celery in such large quantity that I can sell cheaper than
any one else I will also have the largest stock of Oysters that ever came to Palestine furthermore from
eastern markets i N
I have selected the best stock of Fireworks that could be had for Christmas The price I have paid
for tlese goods enables me to sell cheaper than any one else This stuff will all be on sale beginning De
cember 14th Dont wait until the last day Buy early and get first pick
Hoping to see all my old customers and lots of new ones I remain y
RESPECTFULLY
W H SMITH
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