The Denison Daily Herald. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 48, Ed. 1 Friday, September 7, 1906 Page: 1 of 8
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DENISON, TEXAS, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1906
YOUR BOY AND
Is he ready for school? How about hl8 suit? Does he need
iw shoes? Shirts, hats, underwear, hosiery, everything the boy
eds we have It, and good qualities always, and we save you money
sure as you are a cash buyer.
ays' suits, $1.50, $2.00, $2.50, $3.00, $3.50, $4.00, $4.50, $5.00
Te save you money on any of these suits.
ays' shoes, 91.2ILfl.50, $1.75, $2.00, $2.50 and .. #3 OO
fot a shoo In the lot that is not absolutely all solid leather, honestly
ide and will stand the boy.
ays shirts 50*
ays' hats 50c up. Boys caps 25c and 50*
jys' underwear—shirts and drawers at, per garment 25*
jys* union suits 50*
jys' hosiery, 8c, 10c, 12%c, 15c and 25*
Bring tho boys here, we can please them and please you and save
|rou money. House full of new fall goods
ONE PRICE-CASH THE PUCE TO BUY SHOES
ELEVEN FIREMEN INJURED
^ Explosion of Gasoline in St. Louis
Louis, Mo., Sept. 7.—Eleven fire*
were Injured white-fighting fire
grocery stSt-e^by an eWploslon of
aline today. The building was
eked. Assistant Fire Cm^ Barry
severely injured. The fire
ed In the rear of the store. It 'was
light the blaze had been
Bhed when the explosion occurred.
Farmers Talk Business.
tarkvillo, Miss., Sept. 7.-r-This was
ther busy and profitable day for
se in attendance on the state farm-
institute, which has been In ses-
here since Wednesday. Among
topics discussed today were com-
fcrclal fertilizers the railroad and
Aer, farm drainage, plant breed-
and seed selection, and the possi-
bles of tracking In Mississippi. Th0
Rtitute comes to a close this even-
wlth an addre«B by State Commls-
aner H. E. Blakeslee of Jackson.
gj Wise Talks By
The Office Boy
Ton never heard of a m^n
having to consult an occulist on
acocunt of weak eyes caused
from looking on the bright side
of things. Lots of people In the
world would be' real good if they
didn't think they were so g6od.
Then take the other fellow who
has troubles and tries to drown
them. In nearly every case, he
■ seems to think they're located
In his stomach. Worry is the
undesirable thoughts a fellow
can't help thinking. Cheer up!
Tou are not half as bad off as
you think you are. Be glad of
life and content with your pos-
sessions until you have made
the best of them. Prosperity is
in the air, and although it may
not have struck you yet, it will
In a few days or a few weeks,
becauso we're going to have sev-
eral more years of it. Gosh, how
this store is growing. People,
from all over the world are
flocking to this city because of
our wonderful prosperity. We'll
; soon have to have about two
more stores right here in tpwn.
I think if jrou haven't been in
to see the new fall suits, It's
about time you were coming.
There are lots of other new togs
to look at. You needn't to hur-
ry about buying—all we want is
to have you look and not over-
r look; that Is. "me," "Willie,"
the "Office Boy." -•
DEPEW IS IMPROVING.
Will Be in His 8eat When Congress
Convenes in December.
New York, Sept. 7.—The Tribune to-
When Congress meets at the begin-
ning of next December, Senator Chaun-
cey M. Depew, will be found In his
seat. This assurance was made yester
day by a member of his family.
"Senator Depew's recovery has been
the gains he has made have
been held," he said. "At nb time with-
in the last year has he baen in such
good heath and spirits, and khe doctors
assert that if the improvement con-
tinues, hejwill be equal to! the strain
of another session of congress."
For several months Senator Depew
has been in retirement at his home at
Dobbs Ferry. The nature of his mala
dy has never been known, but was gen-
erally understood to have been in the
nature of ^ nervous breakdown.
FOLK WILL NOT ATTEND.
Missouri's Governor Passes Up Bryan
Reception in St. Louis.
Jefferson City, Mo., Sept. 7.—In re-
sponse to Inquiry at the executive
mansion today, Governor Folk stated
that he would not attend the Bryan
reception at St. Louis on September
Owing to his attack of malarial
fever, tho governor is still confined to
his room, and denies himself to all
callers. Requests for. a statement
as to the reasons for his non-attend-
ance were met with the answer that
the governor was not well enough to
discuss the matter.
World's Geologists Meet.
City of Mexico. Sept. 7.—An inter-
national geological fcongress opened
in this city today with expert geolo-
gists from all over the world in at-
tendance. A delgatlon of several score,
including engineers, mining experts
and unlversjty Instructors, is on hand
from the United States. France,
Germany, Great. Britain and other
countries also are frell represented.
That Every Lady
The many little articles which
every lady requires for her toil-
et are here in the best of con-
There are many things your
vacation has made necessary.
We have all the favorite tan
removers and bleaching reme-
dies, cold creams, dainty per-
fumes, curative toilet soaps, face
powder, In fact all that the toil-
If you can't come just phone
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TO TAKE THE
COL. GUERRA, CUBAN IN8URGENT
LEADER, READY TO 8TRIKE
HOLDS UP RAILROAD TRAIN
Insurgents Capture Mali Sacks Con-
taining Government Correspond*
ence—Leader of the Rebellion
Issues Statement to Peo-
ple of United States.
New York, Sept. 7.—A cable dis-
patch to the Herald from Havuuu
Colonel Pino Guerra, leader of tho
Insurgent forces in Iinar Del Rio
province, announced Thursday that he
was ready to begin an offensive cam-
paign against the government. He in'
tends making rapid moves, changing
camp as often as possible, in order to
avoid having the burden of feeding
bo many men long in any one sec-
tion. He broke camp at Jibara be-
fore noon yesterday. Fifty minutes
later, when the daily train for Havana
started for San Juan Martinez, wherti
the government troops are centered,
the road south of the station was cov-
ered with Guerra's cavalry as far as
the eye could see. Two kilometers be-
low the station, where the highway
crosses the railroad, the train was
(•topped by insurgents, who lined
horses alongside the track. From that
point a long view of the road in each
direction showed the Insurgents mass-
ed to the horizon. Colonel Julian
Betancourt,, Guerra's adjutant, went
through the train, receiving warm
greetings from almost every passen-
ger. He ordered the removal of two
rural guards who had tried to hide,
and took the mail sacks with all the
correspondence from San Juan. Tho
telegraph wires had already been cut.
When the train was ordered to pro-
ceed without one shot having been
fired, the insurgents resumed their
march toward, the hills back of Rio*
In the government mail seized Colo-
nel Betancourt found official instruc-
tions from the judge of Pinar Del Rio
ordering the arrest of himself. Guorra.
Cruz. Colonel Bravet and a score of
other leaders on a charge of thoft
This was directed to Coionol Avalos.
commanding at San Juan, telliner him
to make the arrests.
A Onerra approached San Juan in
one direction Valos left in the other
with 150 rural guards coins to Pinar
Del Rio by way of Rlascco. Ho :h
expected to return by tho same rouf*\
Tf he does he can not avoid a ficht.
Plito's men seem well disciplined and
Approached bv a correspondent.
Pino Guerra said:
"You can tell the poople of tho
North that I am now going to take
the offensive. If I have not done po
already, it was because T had to per-
fect the organization and attond to
matters which appeared to mo of fist
Importance. I shall i^ot attompt to
hold towns or fortify a position in tho
hills. I shall continue to move rap
"Has the government mado any pro-
posals of pence?" was asked.
"Officially, none," replied Guerra.
"A committee came to soo me two
days ago and another of veterans
Thursday. Many veterans aro await-
ing further movements. ITnloss wo
obtain an honorable peace they will
join us. T have made no proposition
to the government. I have no author-
ity to name conditions of poaeo, I
am simply a soldier oliovlng orders of
the central comroitte, which Is merolv
a revolutionary hotly without making
the form of government. I obey thHr
directions and recognize thoir author-
"Perhaps yon would like io know
who is my candidate for president 1
have none. Tf Palma should bo elect-
ed by the people I would be tho first
to declare my allegiance. 1 will sup-
port any man elected. If the Ameri-
can people had such a governmetat
as exists hero they would not let. It
remain in power five days."
death of Lady Campbell-Bannennan at
Marienbad last week.
Sir Henry,, ifcho has been premier
since last December, has had a long
and most distinguished political ca-
reer. Since he entered politics late
In the '60s he has served as financial
secretary to the war office, secretary
to the admiralty, chief secretary for
Ireland, secretary of state for war,
and finally premier. Since 18C8 he hns
represented Stirling In the Liberal in-
terest and has been the leader of his
party since the death of Gladstone in
SEGREGATED COAL LANDS.
Convention to Meet in 8outh McAles-
ter and Paso Resolutions.
South McAlester, I. T., Sept. 7.—
There will be a preliminary conven-
tion in this city on Sept. 17 of alt the
coal belt towns to adopt resolution on
the matter of the segregated coal and
asphalt lands, which will afterward
be endorsed by a convention of the
Choctaw people and presented to the
senatorial investigating committee
which will sit In South McAlester
ASK8 JUNTA BE SUPPRESSED.
President Diaz of Mexico Makes a Re-
quest of the Government.
Washington, Sept. 7.—Declaring
false.the reports of bitter antl-Amori-
can feeling in Mexico and an organiz-
ed revolution against President Diaz,
Ambassador Thompson has made an
exhaustive report to the Sia'o Depart-
ment He renewed the request of the
Mexican president that this govern-
ment take steps to suppress the Mexi-
can revolutionary junta at St. Louis,
which publishes the Spanish paper
Regeneration. . President Diaz would
feel deep gratitude If these men wore
dealt with as anarchists.
>*■ The State Department referred the
matter to the Department of Justice
and an investigation is proceeding.
Britain's Premier 70 Years Old.
London, Sept. 7.—Today is the„sev-
entleth birthday of Sir Henry. Camp-
bell-Bannerman. the British 'premier.
Plans niade to celebrate the anniver-
sary were abandoned owing Iq the
COTTON PRICES FIXED.
Action Taken at Texarkana Meeting
of Farmers' Union.
Texarkana, Tex., Sept. 7.—The sec-
ond day's session of the National Farm-
ers' Educational and , Co-operative
Union was devoted almost "entirely to
routine business, including the reports
of officers and committees and the
discussion of the same.
What Is regarded as one of the most
important reports was that submitted
by the committee on education. The
report recommends that there be an
increase In industrial and agricultural
instruction in the public schools, and
also suggests a course of reading on
economic and governmental affairs for
ail the members of the organization.
The report elicited much applause dur-
ing its rending and was unanimously
During the day a resolution was
ndopted recommending that the con-
ference held at Washington last May
between the cotton producers and tjhe
cotton manufacturers be repeated itn-
nually in future and made a perma-
nent feature. I
^ Eugent Williams of Italjas, Texais,
presented the eonivcntto^with a round
of cotton welghlQ£s4£5 pounds
lth the request that^Mw sold and
the proceeds applied to the fund for
n monument to Newton Oresham,
founder of the order. The gift was
accepted and the cotton will be sold
nt auction in front of the city hall.
The committee on cotton seed and
cotton seed products made its report
at last nicht's session. The commit-
too consists of E. S. Peters of Texas,
chairman; Tipton of Tennessee. Ma-
huffy of South Carolina. Murray of
Arkansas and Ambrose of Louisiana.
Tb" committee report was adopted,
We. your committee on cotton seed
and cotton seed products, beg leave
to submit the following report: That.
Whereas, At present market prices
the approximate selling price of cot-
ton seed products from one ton of
cotton neod nggrosrates about $26.30, as
follows: Meal. r "0 pounds, at $27 per
ton. $10.80; oil forty gallons at 27M>c
per gallon, $11; linters. fiftv pounds,
at 1V,e per pound, $2.25; hulls. 7.V)
pounds, at $G per ton, $2.25.• Total
*26.no. And knowing that tho total
oo*t of producing said products front
the raw <?eod will not exceed $5 per
ton. we feel that present prices paid
tho producer for seed aro far below
what tbev should bo In view of the
value of this product,
Thereforo we recommend to the
members of the Farmers' Educational
and Co-operative Union that no seed
be sold for less than the following
rates: In the territory east of the
Mississippi River a minimum price
of 10c per bushel, or $18 60 per ton,
seed Is worth that amount to tho
grower for fertilizer. Tn the territory
west of the Mississippi River'a mini-
mum price of $15 per ton, as It l.s
worth that price for fertilizer or feed
We earnestly urge ail farmers of
the South to Join us in our effort to
secure a fair minimum price for one
of our principal products. And as a
matter of public policy we make the
further recommendation that the at-
tention of those public officers whose
duty It is to see that the anti trust
laws are enforced he called to viola-
tions (hereof, and that they be urged
on securing convictions hot to release
offenders by mere payment of fines,
but that the provisions of those laws
providing for Imprisonment penalty bo
rigidly enforced. Signed by E. S.
"SMOOTH STRANGER" LIVED ON
THE FAT OF THE LAND FOR
CASHED WORTHLESS CHECKS
Finally Writes'Letter to President of
the National Hotel Keepers' Pro-
tective Association, Telling
of Shady Transactions in
New York, Sept. 7.t—Hotel keepers
of tills city who were defrauded last
months out of bills for board, bulging
and carriago hire, to say nothing of
the cash paid to him on worthless
checks, doubt if '.'the smooth stranger"
Is really dead.
He has, however, forwarded to the
C. 8. COBB. 3. J.'M'ALJESTBR.
K. 8. LBOATE. Caahler.
P. J. BHKNNAN, Asa t CSatvleh
National Bank of Denlson,
DENISON. TEX AH.
SURPLUS and PROFITS.. 100,404
J. J. McAlester, H. KoKt-nsbur^tr.
W. B. Munaon, C. 8. Cobb,
A. S. Burrow^ P. J. Brennan.
J. B. McDousall, R. 8. Jurats,
C. C. Jinks, W. R, Hit,bard.
NO INTKRE8T PAID ON
National HOtel Keepers' Protective,
Association here, a vuledictory ad-
dress giving the Jl^rn<M of all whom
he swindled In August and announc-
ing that he was about to take his life.
According to his own record for An.
gust, he has defrauded thirty-two
Inn-Keepers and private citizens in all
parts of the United States. Among
them are the proprietors of tho Hotel
Rresiln, the Hotel Seville and Rreton
Hotel, in this city. Tho confession,
which was dated September 2, is writ-
ten on the stationery. of the Wayno
Hotel, Detroit, directed to Edgar A.
Wnlz, president of tho association.
Tho letter sa>ys in part:
"I have no excuse to offer unless It
be that I am crazy, but I shall atmm
for It all tonight, as I am tired of my
style of living.
"Since August 1, I have fleeced va-
rious persons In several states nut of
more than $400. T would- like you to
inform my mother, in Norfolk, Va.,
(giving her name and address.)
''I find the New York hotels easier
than any othor to bunco and there
should bo some way to protect them.
I have walked info hotels without a
sign of baggage and have had checks
cashed. I did so nt the Breslln one
week ago yesterday."
He signs his own name apparently.
Assuming the name of Henry T.
Warrefl, he says, he defraudod the
(Continued on Pug;a V.)
The showing of new fall goods of which the public is especially
interested will begin here tomorrow. Choosing the stock with that
rare discrimination developed from years of practical experience and
securing the lowest prices possible of merchandise that you may fully
depend on we will greatly surpass any previous season. We invite
you to look.
Fancy hair line all silk ribbons,
in beautiful colorings, embroid-
ered dots, In coldrs to blend;
Fancy hair ribbon for school
times, In different colors, price
Trimming ribbon for dresses,
In the new embroidered effects,
narrow widths only, for trim-
New lot fancy neck ribbons In
Persian figures, with borders,
Dozens of patterns of Persian
and fancy figured ribbons, all
beautiful and If bought in a reg-
ular way would retail at 35c to
50c; price special
Soft Mousseline silk ribbons In
beautiful solid colors
2025<* 30d •"<* 406
SALE RIBBON 15C
In ail silk 5-inch ribbon In
brown and pink; price
Just here today in the new
black jet collars and heavy ailk
corded collars; prices
81 to 82 OO
Black silk collars; special .-154
We are selling agents of the
celebrated McCall's pattern*.
New fashion sheets for the asto
YOUR MONEY RETURNED
IF NOT SUITED.
Manchuria Is Safe, but Transport
Sheridan a Hopeless Wreck.
Honolulu, Sept. 1.—The Pacifip
mail liner Manchuria rests easily on
the reef on which she stuck and it has
been ascertained that she Is structur-
ally but tittle damaged.
The dredger Pacific while working
on the stranded steamer struck a reef
and was damaged to the extent that It.
has delayed operations on the liner.
Captain Metcalf la making very ex
tensive preparations to save the Man-
churia. , j1 ' H'' I | (
There lf\ now 24 feet of water in tho
hold of the trrihaport Sheridan. Cap-
tain Humphrey, the naval commander
at this pijrt, expresses his absolute
confidence that the boat will be sav-
od. Captain l'eabody on the other
hand sav* that the, vessel is practical-
ly a hopeless wreck. ;
DON'T FORGET THE DENISON RACE MEETING OCTOBER 2 TO 6.
You may think that we
are persistent in advertis*
ing our boys' clothing, but
it's so good that we want
every mother in Deniion to
know it. If your boy has
never worn a suit from our
store, let his next one come from here. You won't be
bothered every day about sewing on a button or mending a
rip. They are "Boy Proof." Made with doubie«stitched
seams, patent extention waistbands and re-inforced pock*
ets. All seams exposed to strain are taped.' Any price
you want between
$3.00 and $10.00
Exfra good knee pants for r a nr « ^ i aa
Sunday or school day wear Id t dllU Ol.l/U
The best boys' shoes in patent or OC «jnr| CQ Aft
plain leathers, sizes 13 1-2 to 5 dllU Od.VU
*^No Clothing Fits Like Ours/*
J ©Lines Boyd
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