The Denison Daily Herald. (Denison, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 235, Ed. 1 Friday, April 13, 1906 Page: 3 of 8
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OF STRONG SERMON
ED ®Y EVANGELIST
iaN LAST NIGHT.
ol all is to go when God tells
., ™ to go. That is the thing to do.
“In closing let rafe change the text.
Satan doesn't care for your soul. The
world doesn't care for your soul. But,
to change the text once more, there is
somebody that does care. The church
cares for your soul and Christ cares
for your soul if you will only let him.”
OF GRAND JURY
Noon After Being
^ for Two Weeks—Money
f *•»•*!« of Munic,pal B°nd*
wi„ soon Be Available—
/ ,n office nortn
! WUash£nw£ “
gN EVENTS TONIGHT.
- Diligent Search No Local Op-
tion Violations Were Discovered.
Sherman, Tex., April 13.—After a
session of two consecutive weeks the
grand jury adjourned at noon today.
In the report to Judge B. F. Jones of
the Fifteenth District Court the fol-
lowing facts are related. The jury ex-
amined 381 witnesses and returned 62
true bills for misdemeanors and S3
bills for felony. The jury sought dili-
gently especially to discover viola-
tions of the local option law. The re-
port currently circulated that officers
have been derelict in their duties in
the enforcement of the local option
law, the grand Jury found it not true.
The jury visited two of the leading
clubs where It was alleged that in-
toxicating liquors were sold and
found that the clubs were conducted
according to law.
Adjournment was taken until May
Grove Circle No. 77.
ECffiffc p. o...
, neeting, Carpenters* hall,
a Canton No. 1, U 0. O. F.. reg-
"meeting, I. O. 0. F. hull.
r Tex., April 13.-Though
^t&rsatenlntt attitude of the sky
we numbers away from the
^meeting last night, the tent
^Tuttle more than half full and
. intensity of interest that pervad-
jta meeting compensated fully for
, hek of numbers. Doctor Chap-
Vnnounced his subjects for today
h This afternoon at the
i Church he is speaking on
ilaMect, ' Why Are Our Prayers
iSneered?” Tonight In the tent
k trill speak on "The Unpardonable
V* He called attention to the meet-
gUnday afternoon for men only,
| which time he will speak on “Some
Jap About Dissipation, Infidelity
jImmorality" and stated also that
at Monday night he will talk on
i Christian's Relation to Amuse-
gand to the World.” Before the
Sr, Butler sang “The Holy
r Chapman selected a3 his text
Of tho fourth verse of the
.red and forty-second Psalm:
i cared for my souk”
| Imagine,” said Doctor Chapman,
_at this must have been sobbed l ift
fthevery depths of a broken lwart.
1* no sadder life in the OM
; than that of the speaker of
We first sea him as a
► and then almost without
jM&nn is shifted and he is
taliinger, a poet, a sinner; then
suddenly changed and he
I saint, then he becomes a pursuer
l then again suddenly the tables
i tamed and he is pursued. It Is
time that the words of*the
^ Is the cry of a great many
j with whom we are associated
, y day, on the streets, In business,
I the street cars, In the stores. No
i seems to care for their souls.
1 may say that this charge Is
fair. ‘Haven't we,’ they say.
J churches? Aren’t the ministers
f the gospel faithful?’ Be this a3 It
i treat crowds of men and women
1 (r®m the church repeating to
the words of the* text,
is that we seem to have our
i^sssled., Thera are reasons I am
One Is, I believe, that we feel
ithy. Our lives have not been
tthev should be. But there isn’t
^unclaimed man or woman in Sher-
“‘TGat does not count you an Incon-
Christian if you have never
iW your religion to him. I be-
i that 500 men and women in
*0'could be brought to Christ
! fiundav night if we did our
*jf or availpd ourselves of the pri-
2? speaking to those who are not
Money of Recent Municipal Issue Will
Soon Be Available.
Sherman, Tex., April 13.—The mu-
nicipal improvement bonds recently
voted by the city of Sherman for the
purpose of street Improvement and
waterwoAs extension have arrived
Tom Cincinnati and as soon as the
necessary formalities are gone through
the money for which they have been
sold will be due and the work of
street paving and extension of the
water mains will be begun.
The bonds have been purchased by
the Central Safe Deposit and Trust
Company of Cincinnati and were en-
graved under its supervision. How-
ever, after they arrived the form of
endorsement for the signature of the
comptroller had to be printed on each
one by a local establishment. The
bonds will be signed by Mayor A. A.
Fielder and City Secretary Zimmer-
man and then forwarded to Austin for
registration and for the approval of
the comptroller. Each bond is of the
denomination of *500. There are
twenty, waterworks improvement
bond*"and forty street Improvement, l(OI1 _
bonds. As soon as they are returned ! phone Company.
ritin lit a mnnAf fA I* W f KflV /X . _S1 A T
the Texas Christian Advocate, will
preach an Easter sermon at Key Me-
morial Methodist Church Sunday
morning at 11 o'clock. Don't fall to
A number of Sherman people re-
turned yesterday from Beaumont,
where they had been as witnesses in
the case of John P. Withers, formerly
of Sherman, who stood charged in the
district court with two case* of pass-
ing forged instruments. His attorney
filed a motion to quash the Indict-
ments and the motion was granted.
Withers was rearrested and held to
answer to the grand jury. His bond
was set at only *100 and he promptly
made this and was released from cus-
The second baseball team of Aus-
tin College and the team of the Sher-
man private school are playing this
afternoon at Athletic park.
Good Friday was observed this
morning at St. Stephen's Episcopal
Church by services at 10:30 at the
church. The second service will take
place this evening at 7:30 o’clock. At
the last service there will be special
music by the vested choir.
Cecil Smith has returned frou\ a
business trip to Beaumont.
Mrs. Cowan has returned from, Ok-
lahoma City, where she has been vis-
Mrs. McAdams is here from her
homo in Fort Worth as the guest or
the family of Tom Hudgins.
Mrs. Mary Benson has returned to
her home In Bonham after a visit
| with the family of J. I. Logan.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Har-
rison of East Sherman, "Wednesday,
April 10, a son.
Barlow Roberts, formerly of Sher-
man, but now cashier of the First Na-
tional Bank at Kingston* I. T„ waB a
Sherman visitor yesterday.
Miss Blanche Lucas Is critically ill
at the home of her sister, Mrs. Frank
Vaden, west of Sherman.
J6hn Durham, a youflg man resid-
ing near Madill, I. T.. came to Sher-
man yesterday for treatment tor a
bite inflicted by a dog Sunday. The
animal was not mad and It Is thought
that the wound will not result se-<
riouly. „ „
The remains of Mrs. Effle Hamll-
ton. who died in Colorado Springs,
arrived In Sherman today. The fun-
eral services will be conducted tomor-
row from the Key Memorial Metho-
dist Church and the Interment will
take place at West Hill cemetery.
I^onard Webb has accepted a posi-
tion with the Grayson County Tele-
froni Austin the money for which they
were sold will be due and payable.
NEWS OF THE COURTS.
Grand Jury Has Returned Twenty-Six
Sherman, Tex., April 13.—The
grand jury has returned twenty-six in-
dictments in felony cases. These in-
clude the charges of burglary, tnurd
theft of more than $50, assault
murder, forgery and passing forged
In the Fifteenth District Court yes-
ierday afternoon the jury in the case
of S. A. and Charles Crenshaw vs. R.
H, Kimball, for the possession of 400
acres of land and for rent, returned a
vGrdict awarding the plaintiffs $665
for rent and to the defendant,, Kim-
ball, $1,000 actual damages and $300
exemplary damages by reason of the
plaintiffs wrongfully suing out a writ
the work while the board Is in ses-
i and shall select the men best
____lified for the work In hand. One
ember will be a building contractor
id the other two will be men who are
familiar with real estate valuations.
I shall expect this board to make a
persopal inspection of each piece of
property and they shall place a sepa-
rate valuation, on the real estate and
improvements thereon. At present
there is undoubtedly a great inequality
in assessed valuations, much of the
property being assessed far above Its
actual value, .while a large percentage j
Is assessed entirely too low\ By em-
ploying the best men obtainable for
this work, 1 think we can more fairly
distribute the burden of taxation and
at the same time largely Increase the
revenue of the city. Property should
be assessed at a fair cash valuation
and do away with the custom of plac-
ing it on the rolls at 60 or 75 per cent
of its true cash value. In this manna*-
we can raise the assessed valuation
ot the city, and then if we Ho not need
the revenue It produces, we can lower
our rate of taxation.
“An Increase of our assessed valua-
tion will be found of great advantage
should we determine on a bond issue
in the near future. 1 shall instruct
this board to pay particular attention
to personal property assessments, as
there Is undoubtedly much money,
notes, diamonds and various other
items of this character, which have
long escaped taxation and this class
of property can well afford to bear Its
share of the burden.
“When this board completes Its as
sessment we will have a permanent
valuation on real estate for years to
come and no change should be made
from year to year, except to charge
each property with new buildings, as
shown by our system of building per-
mits. The expense of this assesment
will be heavy the first year, but once
we establish a permanent valuation on
each piece of property the future cost
of an equalization board will be small,
as their work will be office work only
and can be done in much less time
“[ bellefe all property should be
connected with the sewers In sewer
districts, as It seems to me, not only
necessary for the health of the public,
but a waste of money, putting in sew
tr systems, unless proper connections
M^e made. I will state along this line
that In many cities people do not have
this privilege without paying the city
for being allowed to make connec-
tions. I believe we should make an
effort looking to the purchase or build-
ing of a water plant that will meet
future requirements of the city, and
Jf we manage right, believe we can
soon be In a position to equip or pur-
chase a first-class water plant. Hus
may come sooner than some expect.
• I believe the city should employ a
competent engineer, one who is an
expert on grades and street paving.
Perhaps at present it would be best, to
employ him by the month, as l believe
there will be quite a lot of work tor
an engineer in the way of establish-
U. S. Clothing Co.
Headquarters for Up*to-Date Clothes
* While you're thinking of skating just skate around to
street and enjoy a game of
Two persons can play for a dime. Organize a Box Ball party
for some Monday or Thursday afternoon and we ll arrange for you
to have an exclusive party.
The Star Amusement Company.
203 W. Main St.
Now, as to your clothes. If
tip? reputation for having the
best has <ny charm for you,
you'll certainly come here for
your Easter outfitting. Suits,
hats, gloves, neckwear and tog-
gery of all sorts. All of superior
pxcellerice and correct in every
detail. Modest, prices for the
best of wearables.
Our New Goods
Cecil A. Lyon Is in San Antonio at-
tending the lumbermen’s conference.
At the Elks’ hall tonight there will
be a regular meeting of Sherman
lx>dge No. 667 for the purpose of In-
stalling officers and also to take up
the matter of purchasing the building ji ““£"^ent grades,' for side
The lodge now has an option on the
building. _ , , ,
Last night between 6 and 7 o clock
a heavy rain fell and was accompan-
ied for a few moments by a heavy hail
storm. The hall stones were not
large enough to do any damage to
Yesterday afternoon Constable J. R.
■ ~ Constable Billy
rls vs. Miller for the possession of an
infant child Is occupying the atten-
tion of the Fifteenth District Court
i - ,s another thing. We httve
• to realize that fact that those
not accepted Christ are lost,
wmild realize that the only hope
wsn or woman Is in Christ
wnw be busy. If we would rouse
vyrrch America could be saved
responsible for our not
,,nsav«H men and women
. that they do not care t0
. rctlgion No greater mistake
i. *L?ade' 1 hav® (teen in nubile
many vears and during
13* I received onlr one rebuff.
Wwould like to hear
lot the ways of rescuing the
if you ever find a man In
*P?*k to him. There Is no
When a man is in trouble
w plastic clay and you may
,lm as von -in -me best sug-
.:;:"*•** osaatR shop,
1 ** Baths. Union Shop.
L. Tlc> Wilkins, prop*
.why don’t you become a sub-
" the Nelson Premium Co ?
f reading matter at prices un-
Bead their serial story and
mlum. The premium will
rf# ■ ■
future. ■ . ,
“There are many other Important
matters which should have your atten-
tion and consideration as fast as they
can bo handled. The people are going
to expect a great deal of this admin-
istration, and I am confident if we wil
all work together, and I think we
shall, we can accomplish a great deal.
I want each and every member of the
Duer and Deputy Constable Billy L^govTniment to feel free to confer
Hughes of Denison brought over the j t any an,i all times, and I
following, all negroes, for safe keep-
ing In the county jail: Gilbert Cole
assure*yoi^ that you will always find
me ready and willing to do my part
ing in tne couiuy jan. ^ rae rea<jy and willing io uo wy
ss wttsJSf S‘%*. i "““Si??'" ,as re
— ** .....Ming; Will Mitchell,
of sequestration. It Is understood j Mitchell, affray; U. J.
that the attorneys for the plaintiffs out an 0]d fine,
will ask for a new trial.
Yesterday afternoon Judge Ben L,
Jones of the Fifteenth District Court
granted a divorce to Lila Knox from
W. H. Knox.
Hill, to serve
The W. C. T. IT. held a regular
meeting yesterday afternoon in the
rest rooms. The report of the ma-
tron showed that 156 ladles register-
ed between April 3 and April 11 and
sition for the advancement of the In
terests of Denison.
“We should serve the people, so that
when the work has been dose, they
will sav, ‘Well done, good and faithful
servants.' and we should trp to select
only men for appointments that we
believe are competent for positions to
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The habeas corpus hearing of Har- tho superintendent reported that she > ljp fjUe(j so that the taxpayers will
— ..in.. ..noMKoinn rtf an jugde five visits to Jhe sick since
SHERMAN RAILROAD NOTES.
get a dollar's worth of srvelce for
each dollar they pay Into the city
Mr."Sweeney moved that, the ree-
,—---------- -7..“ ommendatlons of the mayor be rcceiv
will open Monday, April 16. VV 111 be, ( (j an(j concurred in. The motion pre-
The North Texas Barber College
Arc rolling In. You should see the pretty new things In cut glass,
diamonds, watchog, rings, bracelets, combs, and in fact all lines of
jewelry. All the latest novelties and styles are represented.
THE NEW JEWELRYMAN.
217 W. Main Street.
We are selling the only VENTILATED GLOVE ever put on ths
market—THE GRINNELL. Also the wrist fit glove. Something en-
tirely new for railroad men. Just the thing for summer wear. Coma
and let us show them to you.
ana let u« snow mem w jvu.
THE NICKEL STORE
409 Main St.
Sherman. Tex., April 13.—R. G. Pln-
er, local agent for the Texas and Pa^
cific, and little son left today for
Paris to attend the funeral of Mrs.
Piner’s sister, Mrs. Strother, who died
The force of C. F. Coonor, foreman
of the bridge and building department
of the Texas and Pacific, is making
repairs on the T. ft P. freight house
today and also some slight repairs on
the union station.
Eugene Williams, brakeman on the
Texas and Paciifc, who resides east of
Sherman. Is laying off.
L. Jessup, road master for the Cot-
ton Belt, was here today from Com-
E. S. Jones .scale inspector for the
Frisco, was here yesterday and ap-
pointed J; Cobb local day weigher and
Clifton Douglas night weigher.
glad to have all pupils who have | vai|e<J
scholarships or those who want to City attorney E. J. Smith stated to
start the course present on that day.
13-2t Arch McDonald, Pres.
CHANCE OF CITY
(Continued from page 1.).
operaflbn of every etty Official and
employe that we may accomplish
something. The i*eople have elected
us and l belive they will stand by
us! and assist us in every way possible
for the advancement and betterment
of the city of Denison. I want to get
t Main street paving started as soon as
: than twetn on &ttrick avenue
the council that, a committee had been
present from the Board of Trade and
had requested him to extend an Invi-
tation to meet with the board Mon-
day, April 30. On motion of Mr. Hlg-
ginson. the Invitation was accepted.
Tho bond of Jailer Tom Wright was
received and approved.
The election of a president of the
council was taken up. Mr. Higglnson
placed John T. Suggg in nomination.
Mr. Coleman moved the nominations
be closed. The motion carried Mr.
Suggs was unanimously elected. He
thanked the council for the honor con-
ferred upon him.
At. 9-15 the council went Into execu-
T. Burke," general roadmaster for, i*osslble, thenbegln on^Mirick avenuoj 0tfenda„t, Sentenced to
the T. ft P.', was here yesterday from; with macadam. Mr. Crerar of the in
r Iamii chan Will
G. F. Tapp, assistant roadmaster
for the T. ft P., was here yesterday
terurban will be ready, by the time
we get to It, to macadamize his pari,
and as soon as this Is done-T want to
get. onto other streets and avenues
and macadamize them, and hope to
freight agent for
headquarters at St. IjOuIb, was here
SHERMAN NEWS NOtES.
Mrs. Ben D. Cash and Miss Fannie
Cash of Denison were visitors in Sher-
Flem Coleman was here this morn-
ing from Denison. , „
Hugh Hardy of Mill Creek, I. 1.,
was In Sherman yesterday.
J. L. Woody was in Sherman yester-
day from Madill.
Frank Barnett "of Whltesboro was a
Sherman visitor yesterday.
Lieut. O. I. Feeter of Dallas was
here this morning Inspecting the Unit-
ed States recruiting station.
Tom McClein»of Potts boro who
was adjudged Insane recently by the
d who was admitted
agylum at Terrell. w<*.s taken
the next two years. 1 think It would
be well to take up the matter looking
to the purchase of a rock crusher and
steam roller, as I belive we can find
home material and have good streets
in the residence portion of tbe city by
“I think we should endeavor to give
the people of the Third and Fourtli
wards better fire protection, sewer ox
tensions and storm ' sewers The,
Fourth ward people are entitled to
better facilities for reaching tho busi-
ness portion of the city, and perhaps
the best and most feasible plan at
present would be widening of the sub-
way on Crawford street, and putting It
in first-class condition. If this Is done
I w*nt It to be made permanent..
“In appointing the board of equaliz-
ation this year. I expect to depart
Fine and Imprisonment.
Savannah. Ga„ April 13.—Benjamin
D. Green and John F. Oaynor, who
were yesterday found guilty by a jury
In the Federal court of conspiracy,
against the government, in presenting j
false claims and embezzlement, wore;
todav sentenced to pay a fine of $575,-
649.90 and to serve four years’ im-
prisonment. . , ,
The fine Is the amount charged to
have been fraudulently obtained from
the United States government Both
Green and Gayaor were sentenced to
four years in the penitentiary. *
NO FURTHER FLOW OF LAVA
Fly Time is Here
Get ready-to do your screening. We have the genu-
ine Cortland Screen Wire in all sizes from 24 inch to
48 inch, in both galvanized and black screen wire.
It is absolutely mosquito proof.
Wabash Screen Doors
Are strong, durable and handsomely finished. We
have just received a carload of Doors—have all
sizes in both plain and fancy doors.
Prices Complete with Trimmings $1.25, $2*25
u ■ & HARRIS
mmtfcSand who wls admltfod to;From the lines laid down by former
county court ! ^_ u w!>q (aken to administrations and endeavor to do
__ _ isirauuiizs uuu nuutj
No. 117. A. F. ft A. | prone to charge us with unequal tnxa-
m will hold a special session tonight I Horn
M.. Will IJOIU » v work. I “0
Italian Professor Risks Life Exploring
Naples, April 13.—Prof. Mattucc!
today climbed upon Vesuvius to a
point a long way above tbe observa-
tory, lit imminent rluk of his life, and
ascertained that unless conditions
changed radically there will be no
further flow of lava at present.
Heavy Ralh at ^McKinney.
Laat call for < *
gee the most attractive line In
the city here.
Yeidet & Son
205 W. Main St.
p. g —Big lot of new souvenir
the board I shall appoint only
,Dml*" G* CTiUnMn,f0D. ^editori' ia«a who can give the necessary time
the heaviest rains of the season fell
bare yesterday afternoon. Several
weeks of fair weather I*'badly needed
by the formers in.this section.
Pig race last night was a tie be-
tween Mr. Hubert Douglass and Mr.
hay Brown. “They will run again to-
night to decide ownership pf pig. It.
Soo * • ■
i i Railroad Timepieces.:
—. - j
120 Main Street
Buy your boy a “Hercules" suit at
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