Semi-Weekly Courier-Times. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 27, No. 4, Ed. 1 Wednesday, January 12, 1910 Page: 1 of 8
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TYLER. TEXAS. WEDNESDAY, .iWt'ARV 12. 1IU0.
GUARANTY FUND BANK
Don't run the risk of bsimr your money by
hiding it away or carrying it around with you
when you can deposit it in a Guaranty r'und
Bank and know it is absolutely safe.
The non-interest bearihg and unsecured
deposits of this bank are protected by the
Depositors Guaranty Fund of the State of
Your Account Appreciated.
FAVORS SPECIAL TAX OF .15
O ond Roads
Trie Smith County
Convention met in tha district court
room in this city at 11 o'clock Satur-.
STAIRS TO COME TO TEXAS
Special to Courier-Times.
Weathcrford, Tex., .Tan. 10.—Joe
Lingo, aged five years ,an inmate of
the Knights of Pythias home here
was fatally injured old ay when ho
plunged headlong from the stair land
ing to the floor, llfteen feet below,
while playing with other children.
His mother resides at Austin. This
is the first accident to any inmate at
News Front Midway.
Midway, Tex., Jan. 7.
of this community are
well, and had a merrv
health 'is very good.
Mr . R.. A. Hoskln is getting on
nicely from ¡her severe fall she re-
ceived Thursday before Christmas.
R. Hoskins is spending several
weeks in Albion, Ark.
Miss Tennie Montgomery of Tyler
was tho gue^t of Misses Mary and
Laurie Hoskins Xmas week.
Miss Una Lee 'has returned from
Lindale where she spent Xmas with
her people. Her school started last
Miss Vivie Hoskins of Spring Hill
community visited friends and rela-
Special to Courier-Times.
Fort Worth, Tex., Jan. 10.—It is
awfiuncel here today that Clifford
I tncbot, wn > recently was rem >-,ed
í :< Taft .v. (hlef forrealer nt Wash-
!i a'.en, will f.rri to Fort Worth <m
Apri 12, to ¿¡peak and participate ur
the convention of Texas C Jiiiervatlnn
Congress, which will be held at that
CONSTABLE ON TRIAL
ON MURDER CHARGE.
Waxahachie. Tex., Jan. 10.—The
case of Constable Kemper, who is
charged with the murder of Captain
Pearson of Limestone county, was
called here in the district court this
morning. Two hundred witnesses
are amending. Defendant's counsel
will seek a continuance this after-
noon. Pearson was a rich and prom-
inent citizen. The case was brought
hei-e by change of venue.
I MISS KATE FRAZIEK ILL
WITH FEVER AND COLD.
(From Monday's Daily.)
Miss Kate Crazier, ¡ocal manager
of the Postal Telegraph Company,
' ha3 been confined to her bed since
community duiing the (Saturday, suffering with lagrippe and
tives in this
Mrs. Lou Reeves entertained a few
lof her friends last Saturday night
with a party.
Misses Cora and Ura Dingier en-
tertained the young people last
Thursday night with a party.
There was quite a crowd at tho
County Union last Saturday.
Miss Cora Dingier is on the sick
list this week.
Miss Laurlo Hoskins is reported
on the sick list.
Paul Stripling and daughter of
Bullard, visited his sister, Mrs. Jno.
Dingier last Sunday.
• fever from vaccination. John Pope
of Greenville, is serving as substitute
during the illness of Miss Frazler.
IS FATALLY SHOT
j| Special to Courier-Times.
Cooper, Tex., Jan 10.—L. H. Mc-
& Adoo, was probably fatally shot four
í) miles south of here this morning.
While examining a new automatic
p revolver, the weapon fell on a table,
causing it to discharge, and the bul-
let entered his chest. McAdoo, is
aged thirty-eight ,and leaves a -wife
and young daughter.
We further believe that the peo-
1 pie of this county will be slow to pro-
I vide more money for the construction
| of roads under the present ¿jBtenr,
i but that they are willing to furnish
There were present delegates from the ne cesar y fund to construct per-
all parts of the county. J manent roads.
The convention was called to or- , Therefore, be It Resolved, by the
Smith County Good Roads Conven-
tion, that the commissioners' court
be urged to appoint a competent
road superintendent for the county;
that he he given a sufficient salary,
and that lie he placed under bond
for the faithful discharge of his du-
Resolved, further, that a commit-
tee of seven he appointed by the
chairman of this convention to pre-
sent this resolution to the commis-
sioners' court, nt an early date, and
to urge action thereon.
S. A. Lindsey,'
S. H. Crx,
A. \V. Birdwell,
Dr. Albert Woldert,
R. H. Smith,
AV. O. Pradford,
W. B. Urban.
This report was read and adopted
Chairman appointed the sarnie
committee Jo wait upon the commis-
sioners' court and ask them to ap-
point a county roaci Miperintendent.
S. A. Lindisey offered a resolution
favoring ordering an elction to as*
certain whether or not a 15 cents ad-
ditional road tax should be ordered
D. M. R'ijfdy offered a resolution
that there <Se no additional tax or-
dered ait th| time. Defeated.
In speaking to the above resolution
der by Chairman Dr. H. L. Tate.
G. B. Whitley of the Bullard Her-
ald was elected secretary of the
The chair called for the report of
the committee of eleven which had
been appointed at the October meet-
ing of the eonvenlton. Tho chair-
man of that committee' announced
ready to report and made to the
convention the committee report as
The convention at its Oct <ber meet
ing passed a resolution to vote coun-
ty bonds and build roads. This com-
mittee of eleven was appointed to
visit Lindale, Bullard and Troupe,
which places it was reported favored
precinct bonds and road improve-
ment rather than a general county
bond issue, and ascertain if possi-
ble the sense of the poople of theso
towns as to whether they might be
Induced to abandon precinct action,
and join in 'a general county bond
issue. The committee visited Lindale
and Pullard, where mass meetings of
the citizens of these respective towns
and communities were held and that
Dr. H. L. Tate and Judge Bulloch
visited and meet the people \ of
Troupe in mass meeting; that tho
mass meetings of Lindale and Bul-
lard adopted the following resolu-
Resolved, that we favor a general
eounlty bond issue of $500,000, or so
i much thereof as may be necessary
| When we say half Price
We mean Half Price
From Monday, Jan. 10, to Sat. Jan.
15, we will sell any Boy's Suit in
our house at exactly Half Price
$8.50 Suits for S4 25
$8.00 Suits for $4 00
$7.00 suits for :$3^0
$6.00 Suits for $3.00
$5.00 Suits for $2.50
$3.50 Suits for .$1.75
We have as pretty a line of Boys
Clothing as can be seen in the
city and assure you you will save
money by seeing us this week.
CURRIE & GASTON
REV, HAMLET CALLED
for the building of good <roads in ■ Judge Lindisey said while ihe believ
Smith county, and we Invite the other
precincts of the county to join us in
securing such bond issue; that at
Troup the people did not give any ex-
pression as to their views. At this
point, Prof. Birdwell of Troup was
asked how the people of Troup stood
up..in ithe bond issue, and he said
they would be against the issue.
The report of the committee was
received and 'the committee dis-
ed the bond issue the better plan as
it figures on paper, he had not favor-
ed it for several reasons. We are
ready for good roads, but our people
including the officers, have not had
experience In road making sufficient
to enter with that confidence ncces
sary to success upon the task of
j building $T;00,000 worth of roads and
brloges. If we vote a special tax It
'will have to to. levied from year to
T DEEP WATER
Special to Courier-Times.
Washington, Jan. 10.—Represen-
tative Garner of Texas .and C. Miller,
secretary of Corpus Christ! Chamber
of Commerce, appeared before the
house, rivers and harbors committer
this afternoon and urged appropria-
tion for the construction of a fifteen
foot channel from Corpus Christ! to
IS BADLY SCALDED.
Sherman, Tex., Jan. 10.—Chester
B. Dorchester, cashier of Merchants
and Planters National Bank of this
city, and formerly federal receiver of
Waters-Pierce Oil Co., during recent
litigation, is slowly recovering today
from serious scalds received late Sat-
urday night. He stepped in a mar.
hole, filled with boiling water in the
basement of Blnkley hotel.
charged with the thanks of the con- i ^'ear> an(J we &et tired of it w3
vention for their services. I ca" stoP !t- an<J n#aln at an ' tlm'J
S. A. Lindsey, afer making a talk' we wl"h to vote 1,0 nds we can d0 a,)
that was full of ginger, offered the and 'eave tlie special tax.
following motion: That the chair ap- 1 A committee of fivo was appointed
point a commlttce of seven to draw
by the chair to get up the petition,
reeure signers thereto, and present
same to the commissioners' court to
secure an order for the election. This
eoiT'imlttee, are Dr. Albert Woldert,
dhalrman; N. B. Hudnall, W. L. Mc
A. W. B'irdwell and S.
up resolutions asking commissioners'
court to appoint county road super-
intendent, Motion carried.
Judge S. A. Lindsey, W. B. Urban,
Dr. Woldert, Henry Gary,' Dick
Smith, A. W. Birdwell, Sam Cox, W. I Clure> Pr"r-
G. Bradford were appointed on said CoXi
committee. j D- M- R,>0(1-v offered a resolution
A. AV. Birdwell made a plain, sen- that thls eleot,on b* '««ered to be
sible talk sugesting his idea as to *heM on >;ame ^ that thc democratic
what he though Is the best plan to Primaries are held. S. A. Lindsey
go after good roads I °PP°8ed tho difference
between hi.eself and Mr. Reedy wm,
WE LOAN DIRECT TO
Farmers and Planters
...CALL AND SEE US,..
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TYLER, • TEXAS
D. M. Heedy made a loud and en-
thusiastic talk opposing an Issuance
of an additional road tax or bond
issue and painted a very dark pict-
ure of the future if either of these
plans were resorted to.
I.. T. Bell made a talk against is-
suing bond or tax.
Dr. Tato placel S. A. Lindsey in
the chair and made a talk and told
the convention that Lindale was form
ing a road district and would ask for
an election to permit that district to
issue $50,000 or road bonds.
Adjourned fpr dinner until 1:30.
Convention was called to order
again afternoon and the ommdtteo
reported upon the question of their
he wanted to get roads and there
fore wanted to k.*ep the road matter
out of polltes, while Mr. Reedy want-
ed to get office. The resolution was
Aft.iT a short address by the chair-
man, in which he exhorted the con-
vention donates to work until good
roads are secured the convention
adjourned ;ine die.
THREE Mi:\ ARRESTED
RESULT OF COLLISION.
Special to Courier-Times.
Shreveport, La., Jan. 10.—Follow-
Dr. H. L. Tate, chairman of Smith a collision at midnight here be-
Coiunty Good Roads Convention: | twoen T' xas and PaclHc passenger
We, your committee appointed to rain and Kansas City Southern
draft resolutions relative to the ap-
pointment of county superintendent
cf roads, report as follows:
It is the opinion of your committee
that the present method of working
the public roads is to a large extent
a failure, not because of any derelic-
tion of duty on the part of the com-
missioners' court, but because of the
We believe that th« first step In
remedying present conditions is to
place lhn building of road* under the
supervision of a competent read su-
perintendent, under bond, foe a faith*
ful discharge of hla duty.
switch engine in which three persons
were killed today, T.cn F. Irvlck, en-
gine foreman, and Fireman R. B. F.
SeLasVlan and W. K. Lindsey, a
switchman of Kansas City Southern,
were arrested, charged with murder.
The arrests followed the coroner's
Inquest this morning. All three wers
injured within yard.
Those killed were; John Cornwall,
conductor of Marshall; Percy Paris,
Kansas City Southern switchman of
Shreveport; Miss Cora Dunn of
Boyce, La., and a woman was crush*
ed to a pulp between the engine and
As per announcement, the mem-
bership of the First Baptist church
met in. regular conference yesterday
morning at 11 o'clock to call a pas-
The pulpit committee presented
the name of Rev. Will A. Hamlett.
now pastor of the First Baptist
church at Temple, as a suitable man
for pastor, and he was duly elected
by the church.
A committee was appointed to no-
tify Mr. Hamlett of his call to the
Mr. Hamlett has served the church
as pastor some years ago, and he has
many friends here.
It will likely be some days before
he gives his reply to the call.
Dr. P. O. Krwin Stricken.
Big Sandy, Tex., Jan. 10.—Dr. P.
O. Erwln, a prominent physician of
this place, had a stroke of paralysis
yesterday morning about 7 o'clock.
He was in his barn, feeding Ills stock,
when the attack came on. Several
physicians prominent In (his section
have been summoned to his bedside.
At this writing he Is reting better.
TWO M.W CASES OF
FOUR ARE INJURED
Special to Courier-Times.
Fort Worth, Tex., Jan. 10.—Four
men weie Injured when the Fort
Worth and Denver crack pnssengwe
train numlvr 8 was wrecked fou \
miles south of here last night.
Ihe engine and tank leaped tta<*
track into a ditch, carrying tour
car3 with it. That there waB not great
loss of Ufe surprises railroad 'offi-
cials, as the train was running 39 •
miles an hour, and there wu* no*
R. C. Br >wnlce, Wells-Fargo Ex-
press messenger, Fort Worth.
O. B. Wliltehuret, Amarillo.
v\\ J. Hamilton, Amarillo.
—. Faracer, of Snyder, Okla.
All were taken to Amarillo, whitj
they wer given medical attention.
"Servants In House" troop aboard^
and the actors were Mhuken up and &.
few slightly Injured.
Smoker and chair car was bndty
damaged. It Is believed a defectivo
engine wheel caused the wreck.
CLARK'S DRUG STORK.
There ar'i two new eases of small-
po.v. Several cases have been dis-
charged an I there Is practically no
Increase in the cases at the pest-
house. The city health officer states
that he has the matter well in hand,
and very precaution Is being taken
to prevent a further spread of thu
TO DISCUSS KNLMUilvMKNT
v OF POULTRY INDUSTRY.
Wc arc requested to announce that
theie will be a meeting of all thoso
Interested In having a big poultry
show for next year ot meet at tho
Commercial Club rooms at 7:30 this
evening. The purpose Is to discuss
enlargement of the show as held last
week and to Interest, new people in
th industry. All Interested are re-
luest'd to be present.
C. A. Warren oí Mineólo, Succeeds
líerry Williams, Wlio Returns
to Strawn, Texas.
Some days ago, Mr. Berry WW-
llams, who has held fie p<*dton off
prescription^ for Clark's drug
store, went to his home at Strawn.
Texas ,on account of the Ulnces off
'his father. Mr. Williams expected'
t i return to Tyler, but Mr. Clark has
received u >rd from him that hfc?
father's continued Illness pre vents1
hlir. reluming to t'ne cltv.
Mr. Clark has therefore secured
the services of Mr. C. A Warren a
well known and popular prescription
1st of Mineóla, to succeed Mr. Wil-
Mr. Warren and wife have arrive#
and we arc glad ot welcome them to.
Tho friends of Mr. Williams re-
gret to learn of his leaving this city.
fester National Bank
Vi S. Depository
We loan to farmers and stockmen,
Give us a call
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