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Palestine daily herald. [volume] (Palestine, Tex.) 1902-1949, December 24, 1910, Image 1

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Royall National BanK
With a combined capital and surplus ot
And with total resources of more than
7 5000000
Offers to patrons all the accommodations
consistent with safe and prudent banking
Majestic Ranges
Garland Stoves
Wilson Heaters
Alluminum Cooking Utensils
Phonograph Records
Set China Dishes
Chamber Sets
w 1 Carving Sets
Silver Knives Forks and Spoons
Pocket Knives pearl stag and
aluminum handles
Quns Rifles Air Rifles
Hunting Coats Hats and Caps
Glassware Pitchers Bowls
Come and Look Over Our Stock
We Can Please You
Palestine Hardware
Often calls to mind to many people the fact that they are not
insured as they should be But it io 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
Real Estate and Fire Insurance
Office Robinson Bros Bank Phone WA
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 lot of staple and fancy groceries to our already well
assorted stock making it as nearly perfect as you will find any
where We would appuciate a call from you to see our line of
fresh fruits nuts dill pickles candied fruits and the finest line of
bottled and canned goods ever on display in Palestine
Herald Special
Manchester Eng Dec 24 One
common grave will hold the bodies of
more than two hundred of the three
hundred and fortyone victims of the
Pretoria mine disaster at Leigh One
hundred and eightysix bodies have
now been recovered but of these only
fifty have been identified
Drunken Carousal
Endedjn Death
Herald Special
Kenton Ohio Dec 24 Six persons
were killed by gas fumes early today
as the result of a secret carousal of
several men and women in a room
The victims are Clark Latham and
wife Harry Newcomb Miss Bailey
Wm Kennedy and son Pearl The
tragedy was discovered today A pipe
to a gas stove was found disconnect
ed and the 100m was littered with
empty bottles
Postal Clerks Paper
Criticises Hitchcock
Herald Special
Denver Colo Dec 24 That as a
result of the attempt of Postmaster
General Hitchcock to save 11500
000 in the department this year all
lines are completely swamped with
Christmas mail and the service
which the public pays millions in pos
tal fees to support is absolutely un
satisfactory is the statement here
today of Urban A Walter editor of
the Harpoon the Railway Clerks
publication He says the clerks are
overworked and that an actual revolt
is imminent among them He asserts
that Hitchcock has failed to collect
fines from railroads which have here
tofore netted the government 750
000 annually
130000 Also Subscribed to Relief
Fund For Families of Men
500000 Pledged
Chicago Dec 24 The funerals of
Assistant Fire Chief Burroughs and
Captain Patrick E Collins who with
twentyone comiades and three others
met their deaths in the Nelson Mor
ris fire were held today 130000
has been subscribed for the benefit of
the firemens widows and orphans
and it is believed it will be easy to
raise the 500000 pledged
Supposed t Be Machine of Cecil
Grace Reported Lost at Sea In
Airship Thursday
Amsterdam Dec 24 It is reported
here today that an aeroplane sup
posed to be that of Cecil Grace who
was lost Thursday while attempting
to fly from Calais to Dover was
picked up in the North Sea near
Texel Grace was last seen at about
3 oclock Thursday afternoon
California Law
Excludes Asiatics
Herald Special
San Francisco Cal Dec 24 It is
stated on good authority today that
the labor element in this state will
demand that the next legislature
which convenes in January pass a
law prohibiting the ownership of land
in the state by Asiatics and excluding
the children of the Japanese and Chi
nese from the schools attended by
white children Three years ago the
intervention of Roobevelt prevented
the legislature enacting these laws
A protest from the Japanese govern
ment is expected but it is thought
President Taft will hardly interfere
The union labor party and the farm
ers and fruit growers of the state are
activel behind this movement
The assistant state librarian is now
gathering data on the commission
form of government
Herald Special
Upper Sandusky Ohio Dec 24
Four trainmen and two passengers
were killed another passenger was fa
tally hurt and ten others more or
less injured in a collision between
two fast passenger trains at Nevada
Ohio today Both grains were run
ning at a high speed when the crash
came The west bound engine tele
scoped the east bound engine and
ploughed through the baggage car
Following is a list of the dead
Wm A TJowler of Chicago passen
D C Beebe baggageman of Fort
G E Horton baggageman
H C Crain and C C Miller engi
neer s
Railroad officials are investigating
whether or not the tower man gave
the Signals to stop The east bound
train was running through a snow
storm at a speed of fiftyfive miles
peijhour when through the drifting
snowflakes the fireman saw the head
light of another locomotive The en
gineers tried to stop their trains but
were too late
Four Men Fell
to Sudden Death
Berkley W Va Dec 24 Four
men are dead as a result of an acci
dent in the New Haven collieries at
Eccles A bucket in which they were
ascending overturned throwing them
five hundred feet to the bottom of
theshaft All met instant death
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OnSWestern Railroads May Come at
Any Time
Chicago 111 Dec 23 Hope of
peace in thewestern railroad situa
tion has virtually been abandoned
and the biggest strike in the railroad
history of the country appears immi
nent Within fortyeight hours an
order may be issued which will tie up
more than half the railroad mileage
and isolate more than twothirds of
the territory of the United States
Exasperated at the attitude of the
general managers committee which
has refused to take the strike threats
seriously the engineers have reached
a point where thy are ready to go
out on a moments notice If the
order is issued it will involve every
railroad west of Chicago at the same
hour Only the yielding of the rail
roads and a further increase in the
wages of the engineers can prevent
the clash Since December 17 Com
missioner of Labor Neill has worked
day and night to avert the strike and
neitherside has yielded an inch
Number of railroads involved 61
miles of track 130000 railroad mile
age in United States 53 per cent
number of engineers involved 34000
demands of men 12 to 15 per cent
wage increase increase offered by
railroads 9 12 per cent annual in
crease offered by railroads 3COO000
Returned With Prisoner
Sheriff Lee Boyd came home last
night from Indiana having in charge
aVhite man wanted here on a grand
jury indictment charging him with
the theft of a mule The sheriff
made a quick trip
Woodmen Circle elects officers
the new year
Rev J B Turretine gives interesting
Christmas history
Christmas services will be held in all
the churches tomorrow
Chapter of the Southern Benevolent
League of Houston organized here
Four minors killed at Eccles W Va
Gas fumes caused the death ot six
persons at Kenton Ohio
Six persons killed in railroad smash
up at Nevada Ohio today
T nnel to cost 25000000 will he
built under Manhattan N Y
AJbroplane believed to be property of
i Cecil Grace found in North Sea
litor of postal clerks paper criti
cises the conduct of postoffice de
You a Merry Christma
That are Practical and Useful
Hens Bath Robes Smoking Jackets Fancy
Vests Silk Reefer mufflers Alaska flufflers
Silk and Linen Initial Handkerchiefs Silk Sus
penders in fancy boxes Ties and Sox to match
in fancy boxes Pure Silk Sox Holeproof Sox
Silk Umbrellas Laundry Bags Trayeling Sets
Tie Rings Kid GIovjs 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
Clothlor and Furnisher
ust as Usual
We Have an Umisuai
Holiday tocR
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
Then you must not forget that this is the home 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 Hain Street
We Wish Our Friends
and Patrons A Herry
Christmas and Happy
New Year
Mens Outfitters
Weekly Herald SI a 1 ear

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