The Denison Daily Herald. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 63, Ed. 1 Monday, September 24, 1906 Page: 2 of 8
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THE DRNIflON DAILY HERALD, MONDAY, SEPTEMBMtJjL
THE DENISON DAILY HERALD
THE HEftAT.D PCBUSUJNO CO..
OfflC« of publication N" 205 Went Wocxl-
ud Street, Dfnl or> 1*xnM.
Entered at tho Postoffieo t fXnlBon a#
!n this whole country. The Houston
Ac Texas Central la^a fine property,
but nothing In comparison with what
It would be with a northern outlet
The strongest argument for the con-
struction of the line is Its necessity.
Terms o( nubscrtpUon—I>a.Uy:
Three month# (If p'tM la advance).
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The people of Denlson have the fu-
ture of the town In their own hands.
They have a splendid foundation on
which to build. Nature was lavish
with her gifts. It only remains for
these advantages to be utilized for
Denlson to become even greater than
her fondest advocate ever hoped. The
people of Denlson have depended too
much on outside aid and not* enough
on themselves. There is Indication
of a change In this respect and if It
comes It will be the dawning of a
is a remarkable fact that no Industry
intelligently followed admits of fail-
ure iu Texas. All the people have to
do Is to apply themselves to the oppor-
tunities at hand and their reward is
greater than In any other locality.-—
Kort Worth Record.
POOR ROADS AFFECT
How has it come about that until
some enterprising club women of the
Missouri towns manifested an interest
In the late good roads convention at
Chilllcotht' this whole question of fine
highways has been treated as Involv-
ing only a "man's job?" In reality It
Is quite as much a matter for wotnen
to think about as men, and one that
ought to have the capable support of
all wives and mothers and spinsters.
If one reflects a little along this line
it li plain that roads, good or bad, af-
| ALL SOETS
MONDAY, SEI'TKMfiKIl Z4, 130(5.
Once an officeholder
€ r for more.
11 ways a seek-
new and brighter era for the Gate City feet the lives of women who live on
, , *r. *ha the farms more than the men. flood
of Texas, rut your shoulders to the , , , .
I roads mean good times and sociability
wheel. j for the women of rural neighborhood.
Progressive Grayson County farm- n,*(1 lnvolve Eolation and lack
.. . / ... of company. ■
trs can help themselves and contr >- j jn Qne wf ^rg Mary wilklns Free-
ute to the success of the Denison Fair j man's best stories, "The Revolt of
by sending small exhibits of their best j Mother." it is recited how "Mother's"
farm products in the agricultural dis-! Patience ga ve way under the thought-
. , , ... (less impositions of the ~men folks of
play to be arranged in the exposition (he fHfm who H|mp,y tooR ,t fQf graQt.
hall. A dozen ears of good corn, a | ^d thnt the wife and mother they lov-
small amount of oats, or wheat, or a j ed was contented In a dull routine and
did not need the relaxation from
bale of good alfalfa will help this ex-
hihlt and will give Grayson County
It's been a long time .since the Re- the distinction Bbd* deserves among
j ublicans have
had ho much fun in
the best agricultural counties of the
state. Anything that is grown In
The man who believes in Jefferson. Grayson County will bo appreciated by
Is up against a
household drudgery nor the little at-
tentions and excitements that all
women require—and men. too. 8o the
dear old lady "up and told 'em," in a
tragic, pathetic way. of her heart-
sickness and long suffering.
There is a text In that homely story
hard ithe Promoters of the Fair and exhibits j that has its direct application to the
should be sent in this week, sure.
.Mr. Sullivan has $.*0,('00 libel suit
on his hands to add to the gayety of
The candidate is really never able to
count his friends until success has
perched on his banner.
The farmers are awakening to the
Importance of the good road proposi-
tion—that means good roads.
If China ev«r awakens to her possi-
bilities then the world will have a
"yellow peril" to talk of sure enough.
WITH THE EXCHANGES
Any movement that will result In
simplifying railroad tariffs will meet
with the approval of the majority of
In only one way will the people of
the Red River valley ever derive any
benefits from that stream and that la
by • utilizing it.
Secretary Root's tour of South Amer.
Icn was a success from start to finish.
The Herald realizes It is going to be
productive of great good.
Winston Churchill has had a new
experience and be can' now get busy
and write a book. He ought, to have
•n abundance of splendid material.
Chicago automobilists desire the
pnrk boards to give them exclusive
rights on the boulevards and keep the
horses off. The world is certainly
Don't waste time wondering why
someone else does not do the things
you see should be done. Start tho
movement yourself and you will find
others ready, to help you.
By boosting the Denlson Race Meet
nnd Fat and Fancy Stock Show to be
held October 2 to 6 Inclusive you will
be doing something to help Denlson
nnd the adjacent-country'kb well.
The support of a spell-binder la too
valuable to be given without recom-
pense, and often gubernatorial bmp-
port has to be bought by places, bribes
and hard cash.—Denton County News.
That would be In direct violation of
the Terrell election law. The Herald
trusts the News does not Intend to In-
sinuate that anything of that kind has
been done In Texas.
It is said whiskey wll kill boll wee
vlls. It's our opinion, whiskey will kill
most %ny old thing. 'Nary a drap of
this fluid is sold in Collin County,
hence Mr. and Mrs. B. Weevil will
have to die of natural causes.—Mc-
- The Herald has a great deal of con-
fidence In what Its McKlnney contem-
porary says, but It would be willing to
wager that there Is enough whiskey
sold In Collin County to kill one boll
weevil, and maybe two.
By the way, do you attend the board
of trade meetings regularly?—Paris
And If not, why not?
Good pike or gravel roads leading
into McKlnney Would mean good busi-
ness for McKlnney every day, week
and munth In the year.—McKlnney
Don't wait for permanent roads. Get
your dirt roads graded and ditched,
and then put a split-log drag on every
mile. You will be surprised to find
what good roads you will have In a
comparatively short time.
subject of good roads—and their lack.
The Quickest way Imaginable to get
up a fight with a farmer of Kansas or
Missouri would be to intimate that he
was not kind to the women of his fam-
ily. One would not find better hus-
bands and fathers and sons than one
will find on the farms of these three
Western states. The Western farmer
Is "good to his folks." But Is he as
thoughtful as he ought, to be when he
will give heed to a few dollars In taxes
and keep "mother" at home for long
continued spells and make it Impossi-
ble for neighboring friends to "drop
in" because the roads are too bad for
traveling?. Doubtless there are very
few of the country people of these
•states who would consciously balance
a few dollars of added tax money
against the social pleasures of their
households. But the effect Is exactly
the same as If they were designedly
The man of the farm can "throw a
leg" over hlerhorse and splash through
water and mud to go wher^ he wishes
to go. Such traveling is i not vert*
pleasant, but the man can accomplish
it, and he does not mind It much. With
the women of the farm, and especially
with the elderly women, the case is
different. Bad roads, combined with
had weather, cut them off from the
pleasaim interchange of visits, deny
them tne solace and the sociability of
church (and "meetings" and remove
the nearest towns from them as if the
towns were in a far country.
It Is really a wonder that the moth-
ers and wives and daughters on the
Missouri and Kansas farms have not
"revolted" long ago. If they should
do so and If they would enter the good
roads movement there would be left
very little opposition from the men,
and there would be a sudden end to
the foolishness of merely wishing for
good roads without, providing the
money to pay for them.—Kansas City
You have no right to kick about
conditions until you have done every-
thing you can to make them better,
and as long as you are doing this you
will have no time to kick.—Van Al-
There's a philosopher ftjr you. There
is much worth remembering in that
Had some of the present effort to
regulate saloons been put forth i l'arsgreph.
several years ago conditions In many! The editor of the Sulphur Springs
parts of the country would be vastly t Gazette has evidently been reading the
different from what they are now.
If every paper In Texas would urge
the use of the split-log drag Texas
would soon have some good dirt roads
to boast of. The use of ono drag is an
object lesson that will put more of
them at work.
The time has not eomo when two-
cm t railroad fares afro possible, at
least not west, of the Mississippi. Dis-
tances are still great and the country
is not sufficiently populated to yield
the necessary revenues.
Th" finest of fine stork Is going to
be exhibited at the Fat and Fancy
Stock Show commencing next Mon-
day. If you have not kept, pace with
the advancement of this industry you
arc going to be surprised.
If you are an active member of the
Denlsou Board of Trade you are doing
something to advance Denlson's inter-
ests The organization is doing a
splendid work for Denlson and should
have the snp|<ort of every man in the
many paragraphs regarding the peek
a-l>oo shirt waist and they have filled
him with a disgust that finds vent in
the following truthful paragraph:
Anent the discussion of peek-a-boo
waists this editor rises to remark that
he likes 'em. There is nothing inde-
cent or suggestive In them to the per-
son whose thoughts are pure.
The Denison Herald is being thrown
some well deserved bouquets for its
persiatent efforts to create interest in
a good roads movement.—-Van Alstyne
The Honey Grove Citizen thinks the
simple life is all right, but simple liv-
ing would be better. The pace seems
to get hotter every year, however, and
the end is not in sight.—Denlson Her-
O. yes It is. The end is clearly in
sight. Look at the new wings that are
being erected to the bug houses of the
land. Look at the hysterical antics of
people in pursuit of "pleasure." Why,
even to indulge in the simple life re-
quires an outlay of cash that is too
strong a draft for any but the most
opulent purses.—Fort Worth Record.
Keep the Flower Show in mind-It Is Agitation beget„ hCtion. Tho
to be tho next big event after the slstent agitation of the dairy Industry
Race Meet and l it Stock Show. Kv- has attracted the attention of the gov-
crv 1 ,idv who ha- flowers about the i ernment and brought an expert to
home should b-gln now to plan an to Investigate Hio advantages
' , ' | offered in this section for dairy farm-
exhibit. fcivery one, be It, largo or,jnf? ^je has investigated and found
small, will contribute to the success j every claim correct and was amazed
of ttie show.
at the great possibilities for thrifty
I farmers. Butter, can be made here
Have you invited your friends to I cheaper than anywhere else under the
come to the Denison Race Meet and! *'in. and with such aid as the govern-
Fat and Fancy Stock Show? It is go j nient offers the people of this section,
rapid strides should.be made. In ad-
dition to all these natural advantages
ing to be an entertainment that, they
will enjoy and they will go a way with
a good Impression of Denlson as a
town that makes good when it comes
to entertaining. *
If Mr. Harriman will get busy and
build a connecting line between (he
Houston & Texas Central and the l"n-
ion Pacific in Kansas ho will find him-
,#elf the owner of one of the best lines
our people *nre to have the advice and
assistance of a government expert,
who has spent many y'ears of his life
in practical dairying and who knows
every phase of the business. Our peo-
ple should avail themselves of this
splendid opportunity.—Denison Her-
This is only another Illustration of
the dormant wealth that it; lying at
the hands of the people of Texas/ It
UP TO GENERAL DAVIDSON.
Hon R. V. Davidson, attorney gen-
eral of Texas, is a very busy man
these bright September days, but his
spectacled glims are Invited to read
the following, reproduced from the
columns of tho St. Louis Post-Dls-
pntch, a newspaper printed In the
home town of H. C. Pierce:
"When H. Clay Pierce finally reach-
ed the. witness stand/after an evasion
of court summons which has never
been equaled In contemptuous disre-
gard of the law, he contributed infor-
mation of value to the public nnd to
Attorney General Hadley, who Js
striving to smash the oil monopoly in
this state. We may pass by as of no
consequence Mr. Pierce's charge that
an Inexperienced agent had made
agreements with the Standard Oil
Company which resulted In the oust-
ing of the Waters-Pierce Oil Company
from Texas; that after Its reorganiza-
tion on account of this ousting he had
obtained agreements with the Stand-
ard to respect the laws of all other
states in which his company was do-i
lng business, but that despite this
agreement the Standard had unwar-
rantably Interfered In the affairs of
the company—a company# which the
Standard absolutely controlled. The
salient facts obtained ire these:
"1. The Standard owns a majority
of the stock of the Waters-Pierce, the
stock being held until 1904 In Mr.
Pierce's name and subsequently in the
name of M. M. Van Buren.
"2. The Waters-Pierce Oil Company
entered into an agreement with the
Standard' Oil Compajiy of Indiana to
divide the statq of Missouri for trade
The Waters-Pierce Oil Company
obtains all of Its oil supply'from the
Standard Oil CAmpany, having no
other source of supply.
"The Waters-Pierce OH Company la
a part of the Standard Oil Company,
which owns a majority of Ita stock,
controls its management and supplies
it with oil. This ownership for years
has been concealed under an apparent
independent ownership and manage-
ment and a different name. The Wat*
ers-Pieree Oil Company Is a subordi-
nate trading company, with Its trade
territory marked out so that It will not
interfere w ith other * subsidiary com-
panies, all of which, with -the Waters-
Pjerce, are merely arms of the Stand-
ard Oil octrtpus. Mr.'Hadley is mak-
ing excellent progress. The methods
of monopoly are becoming dear
through bis persistent work In the
Mr. Hadley Is the attorney general
of Missouri—the Republican attorney
general.- The Post-Dispatch Is a Dem-
ocratic newspaper. Is Hon. R. V. Dav-
idson making "excellent progress?"
ir not. why not?—Dallaa Times-Her-
'db&h l£' ii'iii"*!
In peek-a-boo time she was fond
Of poroun plasters, *! «' . ..
Laced baby ribbon through their Holes
And then, real prettily.
Tie<l all the end* in ftuff> knots
Till each one was at K«m
Seen through a peek-a-boo. no won
i ,r he wa, «tuck <>njbemw ^
• * *
Little Harold had been directed by
the teacher to write the word folly.
"I can't," said Harold, " cause my
"Why, Harold! What did you say
was wrong with your pencil?
"Dear me! Children, can any of you
tel what Harold means? I'm sure he
hasn't used the right word.'
Up went the hand of little Marjorle.
"Ah, Majorle, dear, I thought you
would know. What does Harold
"He meaneth that hith penthll itji
# • •
When the rate bill in the Seriate was
being hotly discussed, many of the
senators had their remarks printed In
pamphlet form. Mr. Tillman being one
of the senators who did. Senator
Spooner had got possession of one of
the printed Hpeechert and whh flitting
in the Senate cloakrooms scanning It
when Senator Tillman entered. "Hel-
lo, Ben," exclaimed the Wisconsin
senator, "I wonder you never told me
that you had your remarks on the rate
bill printed in pamphlet. 1 happened
to see one this morning, and it con-
tained some of the best things 1 have
yet. seen In any pamphlet on the sub-
ject." "I'm very proud you thlilk so,
said Mir. Tillman, with a self-satisfied
air; "arid what were the things that
pleased \you so much?" "Why," re-
plied Mr\ 3pooner. "as I passed by a
pastry shop this morning on my way
down I saw a girl come out with two
cherry pies wrapped up In one of your
works."—Kansas City Star.
\ • • *
"When yoiii go to New Zealand I
wish vou would inquire after my great-
grandfather, \ Jeremiah Thompson."
"Certalnlv,\' said the traveler, and
wherever he went he asked for news
of the ancestor, but, without, avail.
One day he was Introduced to a fine
old maori of advanced age, "Did you
ever meet with an Englishman named
Jeremiah Thompson?" he asked. A
smile passed over the maorl's face.
"Meet him?" he repeated. "Why, I
ate him!"—oHindee Advertiser.
• m •
A reporter one day asked John Ja-
cob Astor If It were true that he had
twenty-seven automobiles, five chauf-
feurs, thirty-three horses, forty-eight
carriages—but here Mr. Astor Inter-
"Statistics are always dry and stu-
pid. They are even irritating," he
said. "In your work you should avoid
them. By way of warning to you let
me tell you of the adventure of a cer-
tain statistical temperance advocate.
This temperance advocate, walking In
the suburbs, found a man lying full
length on the path with flushed face
and tousled hair. He stopped beside
the rnqn, touched him with his foot Co
rouse him, and said in a voice full of
gentle reproach: 'My friend, did you
ever pause to consider that If you had
placed the price of one glass of whis-
key out at compound interest at the
time of the visit of the queen of 8heba
to Solomon you would now have $7,-
"The red-faced man lifted his head.
He brushed the place on his coat
where the other's foot had touched
him. Then he said: 'No. I haven't
worked that out, but I'm something of
a statistician myself, and If you don't
go back 119 feet In seven seconds I'll
hit you forty-nine times and make you
see 17,598 stars. For I've just had six
teeth pulled for $8—that's $1.33 a tooth
—and I tell yoiw you old meddler, I'm
In no mood for fooling.' "—Chicago
I have just received the following
quaint story from a reader who Is
apparently unperturbed by the recent
earthquake. A lady In San FranclsCo
engaged a Chinese cook. When the
Celectlal came, among other things
she asked him his name.
"My name," said the Chinaman,
smiling. "I s Wang Hang Ho."
"Oh, I can't remember all that." said
the lady. "I will call you John."
John smiled all over and asked:
"What your name?"
"My name Is Mrs. Melville Lang-
"Me no memble all that." said John
"Chinaman he no savey Mrs. Membul
Londotf, I call you Tommy."—Tatler.
• • •
'Bravo, Slgnor Fredollno, you have
come also this year to the sea with
your two daughters. Thev become
every year mora beautiful and attrac-
"That may be, but they are getting
on and they are not yet married They
are really unfortunate. They found
a likely man and I Invited him con-
stantly to the house, nnd as he seem-
ed to enjoy a good dinner I engaged
a special cook for his benefit, a per-
fect Jewel. And what do you think he
"I haven't an idea."
"He married the cook!"—Motto Per
• • •
Hannah and Hilda, two Scandina-
vian sisters, worked for Mrs. Walker.
Neither, by herself was a complete
cook, but the sum total of the com-
bination resulted in about one highly
satisfactorily maid of all work.
Hannah had lived In America for
two years, but Hilda was new, green
*nd exceedingly- slow. Yet whatever
Hilda finally managed to accomplish
was done with such beautiful thor-
oughness that Mrs. Walker was con-
vinced that the girl was well worth
the patience It took to train her. Han-
nah. however, was the l< sa forbear-
ing. and sometimes found it neceaaarv
to apologise for Hilda's blunders
On one occasion Hilda had boiled
the eggs too hard. ^
"It Is because she vor si war* too
Hannah/ converting the eggs into sal-
ad. Sbe bov always take Hold t t*n
minutes to boll her egg, t ree minu-
tes. —Youth a Companion.
r f.'.v .. ,V"'..LS;
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You will scarcely
lieve a soda cracker
be so perfect until yo„
taste the one perfect s
So deliciously baked—so
tender and flaky—so won-
derfully preserved by a
moisture proof package,
It is the only real Soda
NATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY ^
Patent and vlcl kid leather* I
newest shapes, strictly first fa-
shoes for fine dress wear; ojM
, best skilled workmanship ui |
materials used in the making«.
Stacy shoes. All popular stylei L
at tS.OO and |g<
In order to have bright lights you must have good lamps W«i
now selling the "Sunbeam," a class A lamp, 20c for one, 3So tel
60c for three.
Denison Light & Power
307 Woodard Street.
W. B. MUN80N.
J. T. MUM
MUNSON & BR0.
Valuable city lots, improved and unimproved, for sale, Alt* <
age property, both farms and unimproved lands. If you ars'
of locating In Denlson, write us.
W. STRAIN, G. p.
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