The Denison Daily Herald. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 19, No. 283, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 11, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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DENISON, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 1908.
SURPLUS. .... . i
C. 8. COBB. J.
B S. LEGATE,
P. J. BRENNAN.
C. S. Cobb,
J B. McDouk&U, W. 8. Hibbwrd,
B. S. Legnte, C. C. Jink*.
W. B. Munson. H. Regensburger,
P J. Brennan. C. C. McCarthy.
No Interest Paid on
•T * '
Iheer quality, white ground,
ipe effects--a nice smooth
cloth, not a
expect a quick cleanup
AT THIS PRICE
ALL BUSINESS 18 SUSPENDEO
WHILE THE BOYS IN GRAY
MARCH ONCE MORE.
NEXT MEETING IN MEMPHIS
Line of Parade Decorated With Flage
And Bunting and Thousands Cheer
Ae Old Warriors Pass, With
Battls Flags Floatinig in
ME PRICE—CASH THE PUCE TO BUY SHOES V#
PRINCE GOING HOME.
I Indian With Name a Yard Long
* York, June 11.—After seeing
principal eights of New York in
bile, the Maharajah Komar
Behr, the young Indian
h who is on his way around the
npanied by CapL Denham
of the Anglo-Indian army, haa
city for Canada, where he
Saturday for England. His
f, Prince Victor, who is a stu*
[ at Cornell University, tccom-
| him from Ithaca to New York.
Prince was very much In-
terested in the Bubway and elevated
railroads and paid considerable atten-
tion to the bridges across the East
River, as he la an enthusiastic engi-
KILLING AT CHECOTAH.
oughout the mnoer
our stock of Nestle’s
i Peter's Milk Chocolate will
pt in a refrigerator, which
assure yon of fresh, cool
&late. These Chocolates
made in Swltaerland by a
process which amalga-
the Chncolate with fresh
containing all its cream,
are for eating purposes
land are most sustaining
etes, invalids, ladies and
Remember they are
Tuz Thornburg Dead and 8am Chad-
'dlckln Jail at Muskogee.
Muskogee, Okla., June 11.—Sam
Chaddlck shot and killed Tuz Thorn-
burg In Southeast Checotah last night
ae the result of an old feud. Chad-
dlck was a witness against Thornburg
in a murder case a year ago. This Is
the same feud in which old man Spi-
vey, Cicero Davis and Mack Alford
Chaddlck is in jail here, the. Sheriff
of Mackintosh County being afraid to
to take him to Eufaula.
Birmingham, Ala, June 11.—This
was the spectacular day of the big
Reunion of Confederate Veterans,
when gray-haired and ago-worn sol-
diers who wore the gray marched
once again dboulder to shoulder. The
courts and city offices, the banks and
many stores and f&ctorlee were closed
and the people made the occasion a
During the early hours of the fore-
noon crowded trains brought largo
numbers of visitors from all points
within a radius of 100 miles of Bir-
mingham. These, added to the
throngs already in the city, made the
crowd one of the largest ever seen
It was shortly after 11 o’clock when
the signal guns, to start the parade,
were fired. The start was made from
Sixth Avenue and Nineteenth Street,
from which point the line of march
extended through First Avenue, Twen-
ty-First Street and Fifth Avenue, and
thende countermarching on Twenti-
eth Street to Sixth Avenue; thence
east on Sixth Avenue to Twenty-First
Street, north on Twenty-First Street
"1 t M 1 M i l-
Gen. Cabell prior to the bedding of
the election. The Texas General In a
manly speech declared that he would
not enter a contest for honors.
"I will share my canteen, my ra-
tions and my all with my fellow Con-
federates, but I will not enter Into a
fight for office,** he said.
In spite of the declaration a move-
ment in the interest of Gen. Cabell
was started on the floor of the con-
vention which came very near result-
ing in Cabell's election. After Gen.
Evans had been placed in nomination
by Gen. Young of Kentucky, Judge
Withers of Missouri made an elo-
quent plea for the election, of Cabell,
which came very near sweeping the
convention off its feet. There was
a long squabble over the vote of the
Alabama delegation. It was announc-
ed for Evans when roll was called, but
Congressman William Richardson of
Huntsville and others made a protest.
Congressman Richardson made a
strong plea for the unanimous elec-
tion of Cabell. The Alabama vote was
finally cast for Evans. The solid vote
of Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma
were cast for Cabell.
HARRINGTON HAS FEW
FRIENDS AT A. A M.
NINETY PER CENT OF ALUMNI
THINK HE SHOULD BE
i BOARD OF TRADE
R. J. Smith has just returned from
the A. ft M. College and. being ques-
tioned by a Herald reporter as to con-
ditions existing there, had this to say:
In view of the wide publicity gtveu
tho proceedings recently had at the
A. ft M. College, everyone Is Inform-
ed that, through the efforts of the
Alumni Association and ex-students
of the College, the Board of Directors
consented to Investigate the matters
submitted to them, bearing upon
President Harrington s fitness for the
position he holds, and this investiga-
tion Is now under way, and it would
not be proper for me to indulge In a
prophecy at this time as to what con-
clusion the hoard will reach after all
testimony Is before them. But I .can
say that the condition of the A. &
I M. College with reference to its pres-
ident is without precedent so far as I
know or have heard. There exists
an intense feeling of personal hatred
on the part of the present student
body against tlmir president. At least
!>et tho people show their in-
terest in Denison’s welfare and
In the work of the Board of
Trade by attending the mooting
tonight It Is an important
event and one that every pro-
gressive citizen can afford to
siiare time to attend. If you
can come prepared to offer
some suggestion for the better-
ment of the city, by all means
do so, but if you have no sug-
gestions to offer, encourage oth-
ers by your presence.
ninety per cent of the Alumni Asso-
TO EXTEND RAILROAD.
Mobile, Jackson A Kansas City Line
Haa Completed Plans.
New Orleans, La., June 11.—Presi-
dent L. 8. Berg, of the Mobile, Jackson
ft Kansas City Railroad, announces
that plans practically are complete
for extending the road northward to
the Ohio river and southward to New
Orleans. He said that the extension
northward will be made and that the
road probably will reach tho Ohio
river at Thebes.
OREGON GOING DRY.
Prohibition Prevails In Twenty-One
Out of Thirty-Three Counties.
Portland, Ore.. June 11.—As a re-
sult of local option elections held in
Oregon this month county prohibition
prevails in twenty-one out of thirty-
three counties. After July there will
not be a county in the State which has
not some dry territory. Nearly five
hundred saloons have been dosed in
this State since the local option law
“I suppose you are
chauffeur by this time.-' remarked tho
man on the side walk.
“Yes," answered the man at the
steering wheel. "I rsn over six peo-
ple last week and never hurt the ma-
chine a bit’*—Chicago Nows.
Worth a Good
To h«v« you know that this store is headquarter* for
tho boot In things of Mon’s wear, but it’s worth just aa
much to you to havo tho knowledge. Our price* are
right and wo stand behind tho morchandiae we sell.
Wo know that
to Park Avenue to Nineteenth
Street, where the procession disband
The reviewing stand was located in
front of the Confederate monument
at. Capital Park. Tho reviewing
stand was occupied by Governor Co-
mer, Mayor Ward, and other State
and City officials and specially invit-
ed guests Horn other States, including
the wives and families of distinguish-
General George P. Harrison, Com-
mander of the Alabama division, was
the Chief Marshal of the parade. Mar-
shal E. J. McCrosstn headed the col-
umn, with Chief Bodeker and two
platoons of mounted police. Next
In line with the State and City offi-
cials In carriages, the Alabama Na-
tional Guard, the Howard College ca-
dets, Major General Harrison and his
staff, and General Cabell and his staff,
followed by the sponsor's carriage and
the Forest cavalry.
Then came the Confederate Veter-
ans representing the department of
the Army of Northern Virginia, tho
.... ! department of the Army of Tennessee,
a pretty cooa j thfl Trans-Mississippi department and
the other divisions.
All of the States were represented,
among them Georgia, the Carolines.
Mississippi, Virginia, Louisiana. Texas,
Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Flori-
da and Kentucky.
During the night the final decora-
tive touches were made, and today
the line of march was one great dls-
play of flags and bunting. The most
$ elaborate decorations were to be seen
along Twentieth Street, through
which broad street the procession
countermarched for six blocks. Hand-
some arches spanned the street at
regular intervals. At Capital Park
j the Confederate monument and the re-
i viewing stand were surrounded by a
court of honor.
Tho applause, which was spontane-
ous and loud all along the line of
march, became a veritable tempest
as the Veterans moved past the re-
By a vote of 11M to 1120, Mem-
phis was chosen for the next Reunion,
over Atlanta, yesterday afternoon.
elation apd ex-sing/'agS are opposed
to President Harrington continuing
as president. A great, per cent of the
parents of the present student body
and patrons of the college are de-
manding his removal for the good of
the Institution, in addition to this,
there is discord in tho faculty, Har-
rington not being In harmony with bis
faculty. With this condition existing, I
fall to see how anything else but ruin
to the school can possibly result if the
hoard retains Harrington as Its presi-
(treat Interest. Is being man I feet ed
at. the College, the Interest opposed to
Ihofessor Harrington being represent-
ed by very able counsel, Hon. Hatton
W. Summers, and Professor Harring-
ton’s Interest is being well cared for.
Independent of the action of the
Board, I feel that this Investigation
will be exhaustive, thorough and com-
plete, and that due publicity wilt be
given to the testimony and to the con-
ditions existing there, from which tho
public can safely make up Its own
This is, Indeed, a critical time for
the A. ft M. College. It means so
much to the development of Texas
and to the young men of the State,
and 1 have great confidence that that
which is best to be done will be done.
OCCUPIED BY VICTIMS
THE FLOOD ARE
THOUSAND PEOPLE GET WET
Hospital, Red Cross and General Sup-
ply Tents All Wrecked—Soldiers
Busy Repairing Damage—N*.
body Seriously Hurt
Hall at Arthur City.
Dallas, Tex., Juno 11.—One of the
hardest rain and wind storms of tho
year prevailed for three hours In Dal-
las and vicinity beginning at seven
o’clock this morning, causing much
alarm among the timid.
The wind blew down every one of
the two hundred and fifty tents oc-
cupied by more than one thousand
flood sufferers at Camp Hay In West
Dallas. The hospital and Red Cross
and general supply tents are among
■Relief committeo supplies and the
personal effects of refugees are badly
Nobody was seriously hurt, but all
Soldiers of the National Guard are
on the ground trying to replace pros-
trated and scattered tents.
the residence of 0. R. Erwin. Just
south of town, was struck by light-
ning, damaging the kitchen.
Red River Levee Breaks.
Shreveport, La., June 11— A Wee
surrounding Douglass Island near
here, broke early today and the entire
island is now under fourteen feet of
water. There was no loss of life.
FIGHTING FOR BILLEK.
Meetings Will Be Held in Theater,
Says Father O’Callagahan.
Chicago, June 11.—What will be
one of the most unu&ual efforts ever
made to save the life of a condemned
murderer will be made today on be-
half of Herman Billek. sentenced to
be hanged tomorrow for the murder
of Mary Versal. A series of meet-1
Ings, beginning with one, at noon in |
the Great Northern Theater, has been !
arranged by Father Peter J. O’Calla-
gahan, of the Paullst Fathers. The
meeting! are termed by Father O'Cal-
lagahan a “whirlwind finish of his
campaign for Justice for an Innocent
TRAINS ARE MOVING AT
LIVELY PACE SINCE
MANY RESTORED TO JOBS
Arrangements for holding five meet-
ings were made yesterday.
8ANTA FE WASHOUTS.
Heavy Rains Around Pauls Valley
and Daugherty Yesterday.
Galveston, Tex., June 11.—Tele-
grams received at the general offices
; 4‘M'M III M
I SIXTEEN KOREANS
BURNED TO DEATH f
Victoria, B. C., June 11.—It is \
reported here by incoming
steamers from Korea that tho
Japanese expeditionary force at
Sonjun In the course of a fight
with rebels, surrounded a house
In which rebel leaders were en-
trenched. The Japanese fired
the house, burning sixteen Ko-
reans to death. A large force
of Japanese troops has been
went tax Korea to pursue an ac-
tive campaign against tho reb-
Springfield, 111., June 11.—The State
Supreme Court has refused to stay the
execution of Hermann Billek. He will
be hanged ip Chtong* tomorrow for
the murder of the Versal family.
STOLE HIS WIFE.
Honeymoon Trip Broken Up by Out-
laws In the Mountains.
Spartanburg, 8. C., June 11—w. F,
Buns, of Jackson County, N. C., while
on a bridal trip across Panther Moun-
tain, in Greenville County, says he
was robbed of his pretty young wife
by a gang of six men, after ho had
been bound, beaten and robbed. He
and his wife stopped at a cottage In
the mountains and during the night
the men entered the room of the cou-
ple, attacked Burns and took his wife
down the mountain. He said he has
not seen her since. The authorities
are Investigating his story.
Heavy Rains Reported North of DaW
las Today and Several Milta ef
Track Said to Bo Under Wa-
ter—Katy Main Lind la
Open All the Way.
Traffic has been opened in full
across the Red River bridge on tho
Katy and Frisco and gll trains are
running, passenger trains being prac-
tically on time now. No. 6, which
was held on this side of the river for
some time yesterday, was sent across
soon, after four o’clock and since that
time the bridge has been doing lota
of business. One by one the long
(Continued on Paco 7.)
Herald, Thursday, June 11, 1101.
THE ELKIN STORE.
In good quality, Rub Dry, and
they’ve hem edges
But He la Hold on 8ome Other Simi-
lar Charge*—No Balt.
New York, June 11.—Raymond
Hitchcock, the comedian, who was ac-
quitted early today by a jury on the
charges preferred by several young
girls, appeared In court today In con
nectlon with other Indictments on sim-
He was committed to fhe tombs aft
er the Jury’s verdict. A motion to ad-
mit the aetof to ball was denied by
Justice Goff, who said he would con-
sider the question of ball when court
Hitchcock was released from the
Tombs on $7,000 ball this afternoon.
2'/*# and 54
On display. These beautiful
edges in Cambric and Swiss
Embroideries, worth regularly
up to 35c yard, all reduced to
YOUR MONEY RETURNED
IF NOT SUITED.
of the Santa Fe yesterday afternoon
Indicate there were further heavy
rains and washouts In the vicinity of
Paul's Valley, and Daugherty yester-
day morning. Five hundred feet of
track was under water and some of It
washed off the dump. The water was
high In the Little Canyon and in tha
Washita Rivers. One of the bridges
was reported as being in bad shape.
There have been successive rains and
storms in that vicinity every day .for
five or six days, and through traffic
has been cut off more than two weeks.
ST. LOUIS EXPECTS A RI8E.
HARRINGTON THE WRONG MAN.
wa must have your confi-
us and in our goods. If you want Clothes,
and Hats that art good, and cost
fta good, and no mors, you can come here
that you'll got What you want and
with what you got
EVANS I8 COMMANDER.
Defeats Gen. Caball by Majority of 118
Birmingham, Ala., June 11.—One of
the hottest fights ever witnessed at a
Confederate reunion was enacted on
the floor of the eighteenth Reunion
Wednesday afternoon over the eleetkm
of a commander in Chief of the Con
federate forces, and Oen. Clement A.
Kvans was chosen over Gen. W. I* Ca-
itf'fT by1 ist"
Kvans 1,328, Cabell 1,084.
The feature of the
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Witnesses Testify That He la
Man to Head the A. ft M.
College Station. Tex.. June 11.—
Very little that was entirely new and
nothing that was startling was devel-
oped in the second day of the investi-
gation of the charges against Presi-
dent Harrington nnd the troubles at
the Agricultural and Mechanical Col-
lege now being conducted by tho
board of directors of that institution.
Kleven witnesses were examined,
namely: F. H. Burmelster of Tllden,
Geo. Brundrcrte of Dallss, J. H. Fur-
neaux of Dallas and J. H. Jennings of
Martindale, patrons of the college; T.
J Bceslev. president of the senior
cia*s of this year; C. A. Burmelaber,
George Biddle, I’aul D. Casey, C. P.
Brannin and A. J Smith, cadets, and
A. P. Rollins, an alumnus. These wit-
nesses without exception declared
the|r belief that a change In the presi-
dency of the Institution was neces-
sary. because they said Dr. Harring-
ton htlfe an nnfortunate way of deal-
ing with the students and did not have
their respect and confidence. This,
of course. Is a general statement.
Not more than one-eighth of the
testimony was given upon direct ex-
amination. The remaining seven-
eighths was brought out by croas-ex-
amlnation. at first conducted by Judge
Charles Rogan and later by Judge
8am R- Scott of Waco. The latter
appeared yesterday morning as coun-
sel for President Harrington, and took
an aotive part In the proceedings as
soon as he had been on hand long
enough to get the run of things.
Weather Bureau Predicts High Water J
Until Next Monday.
St. Louis, Mo., June 11.—The waters ;
from tho Kaw and other rivers which'
have swollen tho Missouri arc ex-
pected here this evening. The Weath-
er Bureau predicts the rise will con-
tinue until Monday, when It may
reach thirty-three feet. Already con-
siderable damage has been done be-
tween St. Louis and Cairo.
Thousands of acres of wheat land
are under water and the crop Is total-
ly destroyed. Corn and truck crops
hsve suffered much
Cellars snd ground floors hero have >
been cleared of goods. Steamboat j
traffic la suffering for the reason that 1
It Is Impossible to reach landings at-
many small towns and at country}
Prices In Our
After the most successful Spring
8eason that wt’ve ever had in the
sale of Clothing for Boys and Chil-
dren, the stock now ia a remnant
of formor Iota, being odd Suits
hero and there of one or two of
each lot It’a our purpose to clear these out at prices that will appaal
to tho mothers.
WEST FORK ON RISE.
Twenty-Three Feet Above Low Water
at One O’Clock.
Denton, Tex.. June It.—Following!
a heavy rain here this morning and;
on the upper tributaries last night the!
Elm Fork of the Trinity at one o’clock j
this afternoon at Mingo was 23 feet
above low water and rising at the rate
of 18 to 20 Inches an hour.
At 28 feet the stream will overflow
Its banks snd damage the railroad
tracks through the bottoms.
The most attractive line ever shown In the city, each suited pure
wool. Tho Coats are made very “mannish” with all tho Kinks of tho
$7.90 Hsndoomo Cheviot*. 8 to 16............... «•••• 50.00
$$•80 Twoods and Casaimeret.............................. 55.00
$$.00 Homoapun Suits ..................................... 54.00
Scientists to Visit Hawaii.
Honolulu, T. lb. June 11.—A letter
received here from the secretary of
the American Association for the Ad-
vancement of Sci- nee, Indicates that
the Awaoctatloti will probably hold
Big Hailstones at Arthur City.
Paris, Tex., June 11.—-Hall fell at
Arthur City thin morning measuring
eight Inches In circumference and two
and three-quarters lu diameter. The
shower lasted hut a short time.
Washout at Blossom.
Paris, Tex. June II.—Heavy rains
tlaeir HH0 convention in Honolulu. An e«ui«etl a washout on the T. ft P- at
Invitation was presented to the net-
entista to eome here, at their meeting
In Chicago last January, and Was ae-
ceplert fit) cotMbtor that mnrngw
could be made satlafactorl 1 y. Tho
today The east and wet*,
bound trains are tied up there for
high waters of one mile to recede.
matter will be positively decided yrlth-
lu the next scxeral mouths. 1
House Struck by Lightning.
McKinnev, Tex . Jum^^^^htrlng
u electrical stonn
In the lets offered are some very attractive Plaida, all tha later
ahadea of coloring. Coats are three button styles.
$6.90 Suits, ages 8 to 16 year* ,..........................54.00
$9.00 Bulta attractive style.......... .....................53.75
Small lots of pattern! in some ages left, both in Plaited and
$1.00 Quality now ........................................
No Clothing Fit* Like Our*.
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