The Denison Daily Herald. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 18, No. 201, Ed. 1 Tuesday, March 5, 1907 Page: 1 of 8
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DENISON, TEXAS, TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 1907.
C. b. COBB. J. J, M AI.K8TBR.
h. 8. iJWJATK. Cashier.
P. 3. ERKNNAN. Assistant Cashier.
NATIONAL BANK OP DENISON.
DK.V1HON, TEXAS. f
SURPLUS and PROFITS
J. J. McAlester,
W. B. Munaon,
A. B. Burrows, p. j. Hreiman.
J. B. hieDougall, it. H. I.egaie,
C. C. Jinks, W. 8; lllbbard.
NO INTEREST PAID ON GENERAlt
C. 8. Cobb,
FAST MAIL DITCHED.
MRS. WM. THAW'S 8TORY WIL
NOT GO FAR TOWARD SAV-
ING HER SON.
THAW'S MARRIAGE ILLE6AL
Accident on the New. Ytfrk Central at
Early Hour This Morning.
New York, March 5.—The Fast
Mall, bound from Chicago to New
}York on the New York Central, wan
£- Pitched near Barry town early today.
There were no fatalities. Six persons
were injured. Doctors have been sent
from Poughkeepaie to Hudson, a near
by village. The engine and first car
remained on the track. The other
cars' were derailed. The cause of the
accident is not known.
If White's Slayer Was Insane Whtn
He Signed the Will and Codicil
His Marriage to Evelyn Nes-
bit Is Void Under Laws
TRAIN ROBBERY IN KANSAS.
fine Exclusive - Milli-
1 nery will be
AY, MARCH 9th
rtment is now open,
ive Models in Tailor
Styles. A special
feature is our new
en's Hat Department.
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ONE PRICE-CASH THE PLACE TO BUY SHOES
From Nevada Mecca of
Nev., March 5.—(Special
l line.)—Abe Brown of the
"i Qsk at a single sitting last
«i«ht sloughed off $300,000
I tank and left sore because
would not raise the limit,
jjwuiy a game ]oger> but for.
j«■Tidous swipe at him on
"Mar only $297,000 of the
£?..?? ln ™lnlng stock.
,n Abe telegraphed
ysaltor of the Fried Bgg
.,1®.t0. off" a purse of
?^t0 a finish between
0 offer would
•wo, if some but-In
tfkp ■" ✓
Up It off to Abe that Roscben was a
Ben Garson camo clenn from Toledo
last Thursday and met a friend who
staked him for $5,000. This he pro-
ceeded to blow as fast, as he could get
action for it. Ho cashed in $4,000 to
the bad about 2 o'clock,- when his
friend called him into the
next room to tell him what
he was up against. Inadvert-
ently he left a white check lying
on the high card. When he returned
In half an hour the white check had
grown to $24,000. Ho took money for
it, paid his friend back the $5,000, and
blew for San Francisco $18,000 strong.
That match between Freckles
O'Brien"and Carl Anderson, which wus
all but clinched yesterday, may fall
through on account of a disagreement
over the choice of a referee. O'Rrleu
wants Delmas and Anderson holds out
New York, March 5.—It la probable
that Mrs. William Thaw, mother of
Harry K. Thaw, will take the stand
in the Thaw trial today for the pur-
pose of doing what she can to save
her son from the consequences of the
act which resulted in the death of
Stanford White. Mrs. Thaw's testi-
mony can be of little value except In-
sofar as it may tend to show that in
his youth her son was of a very nerv-
ous temperament and that he suffer-
ed from various nervous diseases as a
child. It has been said that she w
also testify to a strain of insanity in
her family, but her evidence in this
line can be of little value.
Dr. Charlqs U. Wagner will be on
the stand for a time at least today, as
his cross-examination was not com-
pleted when! court adjourned last
night. Just what Mr. Jerome expects
to prove by bis cross-examination of
this fXPert is'not plain. Like all his
other cross-examinations it has so far
been rambling, jumping from one
point to another. So far as one can
follow his object, Mr. Jerome seeins
to be trying to show by Dr. Wagner's
admissions that Thaw never was In-
sane, while he devoted most of his
time with Dr. Evans in attempting to
compel that aiienist to make admis-
sions that would tend to show that
Thaw is now Insane. .
Mr. Delmas made few objections to
Mr. Jerome's questions to Dr. Wag-
ner yesterday and there are many who
are following the case closely who are
of the opinion that the defense will
not object to this line of questioning,
while they will roslst strenuously any
attempt to show that Thaw Is now In-
sane, preferring to take their chances
with the Jury rather than with a luna-
cy commission. The insanity plea al-
lowed them to put Evelyn Nesbit
Thaw's story before the Jury and the
spectators are, many of them, con-
vinced that this is as far as the de-
fense hopes to go with the plea. It Is
certain that the defense will take the
case to the jury if It. is possible and
will fight to the last ditch against a
Another point that is being discuss-
ls the legal standing of tho marriago
between Thaw and Evelyn Nosblt.
Both Dr. Evans and Dr. Wagner have
testified that, they believed Thaw was
of unsound mind when ho signed the
will and codicil on the night of April
4. 1005. This was the day of the mar-
riage. If Thaw was Insane at that
time, he was, under the law of Penn-
sylvania, Incompetent to enter into a
contract. Marriage Is under the law
a contract and if he was Insane at the
time, his marriage would bo void, not
voidable at the pleasure of one of the
parties, but actually void under the
law. This is only one of the peculiar
legal aspects of the case which are In-
teresting lawyers and followers of tho
case In general.
Two Men Do Stunt in Regulation Way
Pittsburg, Kan., March 5.—A Mis-
souri Pacific passenger train, which
left here at 7:20 o'clock yesterday
evening, was held tip by two men In
disguise. Lou Jeff, a colored miner
employed by the Central Coal and
Coke Company, was killed because he
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The new ones now
Wootton & Hayes
President Perkins Talks of Coming
Session at Waco.
McKlnney, Tel% March 5.—In con-
versation with the .Herald /correspond-
ent today, Toin^JJp. Perkins, president
! of the Employing Commercial and Job
I Printers' Association *t)f Texas, s*i<J:
"The approaching meeting of fhe asso-
| elation to be held In Waco March 11
j nd 12, promises to be very largely at-
tended and successful from every point
of view. I have received many appli-
cations for membership from every
j section of the state, and assurances
j from members In every portion that
i hey will be present. Many matters of
1 great Interest and Importance to the
craft are to be discussed and every
member of the association Is urged to
be present, for he will find the meet-
ing both enjoyable and profitable."
New Orleans, La., March 5.—The ap-
peal of Benjamin D. Greene and John
F. Oaynor, the wealthy New York con-
tractors "ieonvicted of defrauding the
Government in connection with the
Savannah harbor improvement work,
was called for a hearing today before
tho Circuit Court of Appeal? In this
city. Since their conviction at Savan*
nah more than a year ago Greene and
Gaynor have been prisoners in the
Blhb County Jail nt Mbc*ni, Oa., await
Ing the result of their appenl for a
new trial In the famous ease.
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Prince of Wales an Admiral.
London. March 5.—The Prince of
Wales, who held the rank of vice ad-
miral *ln the British navy, has been
promoted to be fuU admiral. _
TO MEET TONIGHT
Chairman N. H. L. Decker of
the combined charter commit*
tees haa called a meeting of the
committees for tonight at 8
o'clock In the city hall. A num-
ber of matters in regard to the
charter are to be taken up for
protested, and W. L. Westlake of To-
ledo, Ohio, who, with his wife and two
children, had been visiting relatives in
Kansas, was shot through the hand by
a stray bullet that had been fired at
The men were disguised only with
false mustaches and goatees. One was
a tall men, weighing between 180 and
190 pounds) and the other about 160
pounds. Both were dark complexlon-
ed and wore dark slouch hats and
dark clothes. They boarded tho train
here at the station and began work-
ing the train as It pasted the Kansas
City Southern shops, , They com-
menced with the smoking car and one
walked ahead with a 44-caIiber revolv-
er In each hand and quietly asked tho
passengers to "shell out" to the man
behind, who was closely following.
Tfeey were not far behind the train
auditor, and followed him Into tho
women's coach. When they came to
Jeff in the women's coach ho inillod
his revolver and took a shot at the
foremost robber, who shot twice at
him. The first shot went wild and
struck Westlake, but the second
struck tho negro in the head and kill-
ed him instantly. They then quietly
made tho auditor stand and deliver
and hurriedly left the train as it en-
tered the yards at Cornell.
Westlake, the wounded passenger,
was taken to Liberal, where his hand
was dressed by the local surgeon of
the company. As Boon as communica-
tion could be had with Agent Donahy
of this place a switch engine with a
posse of officers was sent to Cornell,
which Is only four miles from here.
The country surrounding Pittsburg
Is thickly settled and Is dotted with
scores of villages and mining camps.
It is reported that the news that a
miner was killed has spread rapidly,
and that tho miners will make an at-
tempt to capture and lynch the men.
There were few passengers on the
train and tho robbers secured only a
little over $100 cash and a few
ON A FAREWELL TOUR.
General Booth of Salvation Army Ar-
rives In New York.
New York, March 5.—General Wil-
liam Booth, the venerable head of tho
Salvation Army, will land today from
the steamer Minneapolis from London,
which anchored down the bay over
general Booth comes to America for
a farewell tour before he retires from
active Service at the head of the Sal-
vation Army. He Is seventy-eight
years old and for years has held tho
Before returning to England, Gener-
al Booth will cross the continent, vis-
iting Canada, and will sail for Japan.
He will lecture in several eastern
countries, circling the globe on his
MAT HAVE BEEN
WORK OF JOKER
ONE THEORY REGARDING MONEY
MISSING FROM THE CHICA-
EXPERTS COONTING CASH
George W. Fitzgerald, from Whose
Cage the Money was Taken, was
on the Grill for Five Hours
Yesterday, But Nothing
New was Developed.
Chicago, 111., March 5.—No irregu-
larities have been discovered in\jtho
cash of the subtreasury at the close "of
the first day of ,the official count by,
the four experts sent to Chicago by
the United States treasury. The-
count will take about four1 weeks. The
Government's object 1s to ascertain
whether more than the . $173,000 for
which the Secret Secy Ice department
is unsuccessfully searching, has dis-
appeared. . -a "
One? of the tlwnries upon which the
Government authorities have worked
Industriously Is that tho money was
taken from Fitzgerald's cage by some
ill-advised practical joker among
eight or nine persons who had acce^
to the compartment and who is no^
afraid to confess. It has been learned
that on several previous occasions
money was taken from Fitzgerald's
cage as a jest and restored later, af-
ter Fitzgerald had worried sufficiently
to satisfy the practical joker.
Chief Wilkie expects to return to-
morrow to Washington.
George W. Fitzgerald, the assorting
teller, from whose cage the money
was stolen, was on the grill for anoth-
er five hours yesterday. His exami-
nation developed nothing important,
the secret service operatives said.
IN COURT ROOM.
ANOTHER PANAMA JUNKET.
Members of Congress to View
gress of the Work.
Washington, I). C., March 5.—It
seems to be quite tho proper thing
nowadays for every one in public life,
from the President down through an
interminable list of officeholders, to
run down to Panama on a little Jaunt
just to see If the work on the isthmian
canal is progressing satisfactorily. If
there Is any one in Washington who
has not received an Invitation to ono
of these official junkets it must, have
been through an overslgnt Not only
have a legion of public officials al-
ready taken tho trip or are preparing
for it, but members of their families
and numerous friends have shared i;i
the pleasures of the excursions at Un-
cle Sam's expense.
The latest party to make the trip Is
scheduled to sail from New York to-
morrow on tho steamer Alliance. It
will be made np of about fifty mem-
bers of the Senate and House, with a
number of guests. Tho party will be
gone about a month and probably will
touch at several of tho West Indian
ports en route. During their stay in
the canal /.one the Congressmen In-
tend to make a thorough inspection of
conditions there with a vi?w to being
better prepared to deal with any
measures that may come before them
In tho futur-3 In relation to the con-
struction of the canal.
Remain ,at Jackson, Ky., During
Trial of Judge Hargis. -
Lexington, Ky., March 5.—Forty
men of Company A, Second Kentucky
Infantry, under comumud of Adjutant
General Lawrence and Captain Loug-
mlre, left on a special train today for
Jackson, Ky., to remain during the
trial of Judge James llargiu on charge
of the asasslnatlon of Dr. Cox. The
soldiers reported to Special „Judge
Carnes and will he placed in the court
bourne during tho trial.
BODY FILLED WIJH NEEDLES.
Queer Case of a Woman Now in a New
New York, March 5.—Mrs. Dolly
Deussler, twenty-two years of age, who
swallowed,a packet of needles several
months ago, Is at present under treat-
ment In Bellevue Hospital, whore the
surgeon states she has still scores of
needles In her body. At tho Fordham
Hospital, wliere tho woman was first
treated, five operations wort perfortn-
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Pottsville, Pa.* March 5.—By
an explosion of powder at the
Rachird* colliery at Mount Car-
mel today the blacksmith ship,
boiler house and a large powder
mngazihe were blown up. About
thirty, persons were injured,
several will probably die. The
business street of Mount Carmel
was badly wrecked. Window
glass was broken for a distance
of fifteen miles from the place
of the explosion. "
tho First National Bank of this city,
was thrown from a buggy In a run-
away late yesterday afternoon and
painfully, though not seriously, la.
Pioneer Bonham Citizen Dead.
Bon bain, Tex., March 5.—J. B. Short."
ridge Sr., one of Bon ham's oldest resi-
dents, died last night at. the family
homo on'West Sixth street. Deceased
came to Bonham in 1801, and up until
a few weeks ago was actively engaged
In business. The burial occurred thla
Conan Doyle III.
London, March 5.—Sir Conaa Doylo,
the 'atithor, is seriously ill from
Tuesday, March 5, 1907.
Close C o'clock.
THE HOSE STORE
^d and fifty needles extracted. Srtme
of the needles are located as far apart
as back, chest and arms, and It Is fear-
ed that two of them which havo trav-
eled to the vicinity of the heart, may
puncture that organ. A charge of at-
tempted suicide may be made against
It Is not known how she came to
swallow the needles.
Sulphur Yellow a Popular Shade.
London, March 5.—[According to
tho Drapers' Record, sulphur yel-
low, which already has a vogue l^i
Paris, will bo the popular shade this
year, both for women's frocks and for
UNION LABOR CHURCH.
Presbytery of Troy, N. Y., Affiliates
with A. F. of L.
Schenectady, N. Y., March '5.—The
presbytery of Troy has been unionised.
This Is believed lo be tho fljrBt In-
stance on record where an organiza-
tion of .churches has become affiliated
with the America Federation of Labor,
and church members In this section of
the state are watching with keenest
Interest the result of the experiment.
The action of the Troy presbytery is
In line with the policy oj the'-Presby
terian Church In the United States of
America which, It Is said, Is iho first
denomination to recognize organized
labor in an official way. It has organ-
ised ft special department of Church
and Labor, and will do all In Its pow-
er to elevate and Improve the condi-
tion of the working man.
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WAR ON MOSQUITOES.
State Health Officer Urges Action by
Texas Cities and Counties.
Austin. Tex., March 5.—State Health
Officer W. M. Brumby has sent the
following address to county and city
health officers throughout the state:
"In view of the fact that a remark-
ably mild winter will give up myriads
of mosquitoes at an earlier date than
usual, I would recommend and urge
that all cities and towns in the state,
and more especially in South Texas,
take stoos at oiice to cut off tho prop-
agation of the mosquito.
"By screening the house tho In-
mates are protected: by screening
your cistern, draining tho premises
and nearby stagnant water holes, or
pouring kerosene oil In same , the
neighborhood Is protected.
If systematically carried out our
efforts are always rewarded by relief
from much pain and suffering from
the little pest, and a knowledge of se-
curity against malaria and yellow
fever The necessity for this precau-
tion Is essential, even if yellow fever
is further from our borders than ever
known before, for the anopheles (ma-
larial ).. mosquito is ever prevalent in
South Texas and causes more sick
ness and deaths, year in and year out,
than yellow fever does."
Bonham Pastor Resigns.
Bonham, Tex., March 5.—Rf>v. A. E.
(Swell, who has been pastor of the
First Christian Church of Ilonhnm for
the imst four years, has tendered his
resignation, to beome effective April
1. Mr, Kwell-IntendjL entering the
evangelistic field, and his friends pre-
dict a bright future for ^ilui lu his
Injured in a Runaway.
McKinney, Tex., March 5.—Mrs.
Fred Emerson, wile of the cashier of
We invite you to buy and com-
pare our hoso. They're as good
as money cart buy for the price,-
and the prices are reasonable,
NEW SHIPMENT .
of women's, men's and chil-
dren's hose today in black an<|
high grade, well madt
2 for 25<*
The 25c kinds in six pairs t*
box. Guaranteed to wear 'six
months or a new pair free for
any that fail.
Boys' 1x1 and whole rib black
2 '°r 25£
All round lace hose for purchase
early. We offer a special black
lace hose as lor)g as they last,
probably will cost you later in
the season 50c and 45^,. now
Come in and look.
YOUR MONEY RETURNED
IF NOT SUITED.
Ease and Freedom
When a man puts
on one of our shirts
he is at liberty to
handle his arms and
body as he wishes
because the shirts
are made to yield to
his every motion.
They are cut full
and roomy with the
shouldef seams in
the proper position
and the neck band
and yoke fitting per-
The patterns are
different from other
shaped and polished
and the shirts are made with coat front.
They range in price from
$1.00 to $3.50
We have all neck sizes and sleeve lengths.
No Clothing Fits Like Ours.
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