The Daily Herald. (Weatherford, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 10, Ed. 1 Friday, January 24, 1913 Page: 3 of 4
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To Its Depositors
Is to aid them in every way possible, within the bounds of
reason; to take every precaution in safeguarding their money,
and to employ the funds deposited with it to the best inter-
ests of the comm unity.
With the best of facilities and every necessary require-
ment, we endeavor, in this manner, to fulfill our duty.
The First National Bank
v WEATHERFORD, TEXAS
Capital and Surplus,......,.$187,500
Stated meeting of
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Saturday night on or hefen
full moon in each month.
A. C. MacNELLY, W. H
WARD BANKHEAD. See.
Knights of Pythias.
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'day night Knights VMI
tag always welcome. Css
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every Thursday night In Odd Fellowi
w»il, N. Main street, over Waldaek**
JOHN McMAHAN, N. Q.
WM. HAAS, Secretary.
—T. L. BLOOM—
5 Agent for DETROITER
SWIf Interested ask for demonstration.
| Dr. R. K. Harris
Graduate Vanderbilt Dental Departmen
I; EAST SIDE SQUARE J
i: E. Clyde Whitlock
Teacher of Violin
PnpO of Wyll9, Kansas City.
Wei lg. Chicago.
Barm .is, Berlin,
WEDNESDAYS—Studio S. B. McQalnn
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T. A. Henderson
With J. F. Sadler
' Lady Assistant for Women and Children
. BOTH PHONB8—Day and night.
H. L. Moseley
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Attorneys-al-Law < ’
Moseley & Barcus
, , WILL PRACTICE IN ALL THE COURTS
CIVIL LAW AND COLLECTIONS
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ROOMS BUILDINGS ETC
FOR RENT—Small residence. See
J. M. RICHARDS.
FOR RENT—The LeGrande place, No.
205 S. Waco St. See W. A. CHEW.
FOR RENT—The Clarence Hopklni
home, 312 Palo Pinto street. See A.
D. Smith, or Clarence Hopkins, oi
phone, over either phone, 183.
FOR RENT—My 5-room house one
block northwest of T. & P. depot, li
acre land, barn for horse and buggy,
$7 per month. MRS. R. MELCHER.
FOR SALE—A large span of mules,
5 years old, weigh 2600 pounds, with
wagon and harness. Apply to
FOR SALE OR TRADE—66 acres on
Clear Fork, 9 miles northeast of city.
Will trade for city property. A. B.
COMBS, 205 Water street.
FOR SALE OR TRADE—The Corcan-
ges place, southeast corner of Bowie
block. Will take smaller property as
first payment. Cal T. Scott, Millsap,
FOR SALE—Five room cottage, two
porches, well on porch, rented all the
time because its desirable and close
in. Bargain investment. Address
FOR SALE—A carload of kaffir corn
and milo jnaize on the T. & P. track.
Will sell to anyone within the next
few days at $1.00 per hundred. Come
quick if you want any, before they
move. See J. f. Temple or T. F. Tem-
ple, county judge.
L03T—During the holidays on the
street, gold ring, with ruby Bet. Fin-
der return to Herald office for reward.
A Sew Bakery.
I have opened up a nice new bakery
on East Fort Worth street, and will
deliver fresh bread to any part of
the city. Phone S. W. 47S-R.
J. A. MARTIN.
Dallas—According to data compil-
ed by the Federal Department of
Commerce and Labor, the retail price
of creamery butter has Increased five
cents per pound during the past year
In' this city. It is now quoted at 40
The Dally Herald—M»e Per Month.
WHEN THE KIDNEYS
The point where the kidneys cease to do their doty
properly is the beginning of Bright’s Disease or some other
PRICKLY ASH BITTERS
Is the Remedy Needed.
This great kidney tonic brings to bear an influ-
ence that quickly controls the disease, strengthens
the weakened kidneys and by stimulating the blad-
der and bowels to greater activity, drives out of the
body the impurities which brought on the disorder.
OW tk« flirtis Ti-tth *■" °|— «- tWd.
Sold by Druggists. Price $1.06 per bottle.
(Continued from Page One)
One of Pitiful Scenes.
One of the most pitiful scenes was
that of the atempted rescue of Nor-
man Presley. Presley was a clerk
In the department store, and wa9 pin-
ned beneath timbers and fearfully
burned. He met the firemen,smiling-
ly and told them casually that be was
suffering badly and, wished he had
something to deaden the pain. He
also told them that Mr. Bush was be-
neath the ruins, as he had been wait-
ing on him when the crash came. He
died from his burns as he waB being
The Kistler family had a remark-
able escape or partial escape. The
father, who 1b a merchant across the
street from the scene, heard the crash
and looking across saw a dust-cloud-
ed heap of ruins, where he knew his
wife and daughter and his wife’s
mother had been shopping. Almost
crazed, he rushed across, mounted the
quivering pile and began tearing
away debris and, as if by some mir-
acle, worked strlght into the heap to
where his litle daughter lay, almost
unhurt. He carried the sobbing child,
kissing her wildly, to relatives on the
other side of the street, and returned
for feverish search for the others,
and found that they had both been
Died Without Physician.
These were but a few of the heart-
stirring scenes. Another sad incident
lay in the fact that a popular young
woman of McKinney, Mrs. Lynn Perry
who was seriously 111, required the
services of a physilcan, and none
could be found in the confusion. She
died while efforts were being made to
locate a doctor. She had many friends
in Dallas, Fort Worth, McKluney and
The collapsed building was an old-
timer. dt was rebuilt after a fire In
1874 and had another story, making it
three stories, twenty-five years later
It Is variously estiamted that the
property loss will be from 87.7,000 to
The very latest reports from the
Injured show that only one is in seri-
ous danger. This is Mrs. Huglr A
Kistler, who has several broken ribs
and severe internal injuries. She is,
however, expected to recover. Five
of the others injured are seriously
hurt. At midnight «#t was reported
that all the injured were doing well,
and with the exception of Mrs. Kist-
ler, have excellent chances lor re-
Leave for Scone of Accident.
Dr. John T. Watson and son, Claude
E. Watson, went to McKinney on the
6 o’clock car to assist, if they might in
aid to the injured and to find if any
relatives were in the wreckage. Dr.
Watson telephoned at 9 o’clock that
Miss Ruth Stiff of Temple, his niece,
who had been visiting in Dallas at the
Watson home and had gone to Mc-
Kinney to visit the Sterling Coffey
family, had been in the building, but
was jjway when the fall came. The
injured were being cared for m the
Throckmorton, Caldwell and other
PUTS LITER AND BOWELS IN
Everybody Says They Are Fine; Noth-
ing so Good for Constipation
Ever Before Offered in
Young and Old, Male and Female all
Sing the Praises of Hot Springs
Liver Buttons—Make You
Feel Fine in a Day.
Don’t fool with Calomel or Salts or
harsh purgatives that act violently,
many times injuring the lining of the
bowel, and causing serious illness.
HOT SPRINGS LIVER BUTTONS
are mild, gentle, yet absolutely cer-
They always act blissfully on the
bowels and never fail to unclog the
stubborn liver and compel it to do its
Physiicans in Hot Springs, Arkan-
sas, prescribe them because they
know that there is nothing better
they can prescribe. Take HOT
SPRINGS LIVER BUTTONS as di-
rected and get rid of constipation,
dizziness, biliousness, sick headache,
sallow, pimply skin. They are a fine
tonic. All druggists 25 cents. Sam-
ple free from Hot Springs Chemical
Co., Hot Springs, Ark.
C. S. Alexander & Co., special agent
WHITE AND COLORS
We aie showing a beautiiul line of Scarfs, Center
Pieces and Dresser Sets, in conventional and punch
work designs, and we have the thread in colors and
white to work all the designs, also embroidery and
punch needles—See our show window!
The Ladies Store;
Mesdames Johnson & Berry, Proprietors.
Opening of New Theater.
The new Princess Theater, on the
north side of the square, opened up
for business Thursday night, al-
though the management, Messre. Dav-
idson & Courtney were disappointed
in getting the reels ordered. The
house which seats something like five
houdred people was full to overflow-
ing, and many were turned away on
this account. Those who were pres-
ent and witnessed the show are en-
thusiastic in their praise of the en-
tertainment. After the performance
had progressed for a short time, the
Weatherford band boys congregated
in the front of the building, and dis-
pensed some splendid selections,
which they know so well how to ren-
der. After a few pieces they pro-
ceeded to the Dreamland theater, and
place of amusement, which 13 under
the able and efficient management of
Mr. E. O. Kirkland. This part of the
program was surprise to the two
managers, as neither were aware of
the band’s Intention before hand. Both
Messrs. Courtney and Davidson and
Kirkland appreciated the compliment,
and expressed their thanks In no
This afternoon the new play house
will put on a splendid program for
their matinee, and will in the future
give a matinee, entertainment and at
PARISIAN SALE FOR WOMEN.
McKinney Schools Suspend.
McKinney, Texas, Jan. 2I.*~C. A,
Shock, president of the Union Tele-
phone Company, was in Sherman and
received the news of the collapse of
the buildings here in five minutes af-
ter it occurred. He left Sherman on
the next car for McKinney, where he
immediately joined In the work of
clearing away the debris and rescu-
ing the victims, Ernest J. Parker
also came down with him from Sher-
G. W. Lockev of Climax stated that
he was standing on the court house
steps and saw the collapse of the
buildings. He said the front wall of
one building fell first, seemingly bul-
ging out from the second story, after
which the side wall fell.
By order of the city school board
all schools In the city will be sus-
pended until next Monday.
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Undertakers (>« From Dallas.
. Six Dallas undertakers were called
upon to assist the undertakers of Mc-
Kinney In caring for the bodies of
the persons who met their death in
the wrecked and burned building. Geo.
W. Louderroilk sent three undertak-
ers, the Charles F. Welland Undertak-
ing Company sent one. the Hennfn-
ger-Brewer Undertaking Co. sent one
and Eld C. Smith & Rro. sent one.
The board of directors of the Dallas
Chamber of Commerce was Informed
of the catastrophe just as the mem-
bers were leaving the meeting. First
Vice President T. K. Jackson called
the board to order and Secretary J.
R. Babcock was instructed to win
offers of asistance to the stricken city,
and telegrams were sent at once.
Best for the Hair.
Before you finish one bottle of de-
lightful PARISIAN Sage hair tonic,
falling hair will cease; scalp itch will
be but a memory and all dandruff will
Besides this your hair will be free
from dandruff germs, and PARISIAN
Sage will so nourish the hair roots
that the hair itself will become full of
life and nature's own radiant color.
PARISIAN Sage Is not a dye—it
does not contain dangerous lead oi
any other poisonous Ingredient. For
your own protection nsk for PARIS-
IAN Sage and request your dealer not
to give you any preparation contain-
ing lead or nitrate of silver. lairgt
bottle of PARISIAN Sage costs but 50
cents at dealers America over. Cber-
ry-Akard Drug Co. guarantees it.—Ad.
Called lo McKinney.
Mrs. J. M. Berry, of the Ladies
Store of this city, received a tele-
gram late Thursday afternoon troin
McKinney telling her of the terrtb!"-
accident which had happened that af-
ternoon, and on account of having
many friends and acquaintances who
were killed or Injured, she left tor
that city on the early morning train
Friday. None of the killed or injured
are relatives of Mrs. Berry.
Other former residents of McKinney
are Mrs. J. L. Hill and family. Dr. J.
P. Webster and family and Theodora
Yarbrough. Mr. Yarbrough having at-
tended school with several of the in-
jured and was In same class In the
high school with Mrs. Hugh A. Kist-
ler, who was before her marriage
Mis# Iva Graves, a daughter of one
of McKinney's most popular families.
Kerrvflle—-Plans and specifications
have been perfected for the erection
of a new $12,000 sanitarium in this
city. Work will begin immediately.
Drives Off a Terror.
The chief executioner of death in
the winter and spring months is pneu-
monia. Its advance agents are colds
and grip. In any attack by one of
these maladies no time shonld be lost
in taking the best medicine obtain-
able to drive it off. Countless thous-
ands have found this to be Dr. King’s
New Discovery. "My husband be-
lieves it has kept him from having
pneumonia three or four times,"
writes Mrs. George W., Place, Raw-
sonvllle, Vt, “and for coughs, colda
and croup we have never found its
equal." Guaranteed for all bronchial
affections.. Price 50c and >1.00. Trial
bottle free at all druggists.—Adv .
The naff; HrraW—4*e Per Eextfc
MOB TAKES PRISONER FROM DEP-
UTY SHERIFF IN SHORT WHILE
AFTER HE COMMITS DEED.
Deporte, Jan. 24.—A few hours after
he attacked the 3-year-old daughter
of Charles Devlin, a farmer living at
Glntown, in Red River county, Vine
Wilson, a negro 18 years old, was tak-
en from Deputy SherifT Christian by a
mob of about fifty people Thursday
afternoon and hanged to the limb of
Wilson escaped from the mob once
and drawing a knife from his pocket
slashed his throat. He was recaptur-
ed in a few moments, however, and
soon afterwards was swinging from
the end of a rope. His body was rid-
dled by bullets.
The little girl was seriously injur-
ed. News of the., atttack quickly
spread and residents of the town all
joined In the search for the negro. He
was arrested by the deputy sheriff,
who hud started to Clarksville with
the prloner when the mob Interfered.
of Great Dancer
May be Means of Absorbing
Disease Germs in Most ,
TO CONTINUE FORT CLARK.
Texas Will Not Get Fort (lark Prop-
erty for a Sanitarium.
Austin, Jan. 24.—The chances of the
state to get Fort Clark for a tubercu-
losis sanitarium are said to have been
shattered entirely. Governor Colquitt
has a letter from the secretary of war
In which he says that so long as there
are border troubles the government
cannot, dispense with Fort Clark.
Congress passed an act, allowing
the secretary of war to dispose of
Fort Clark to the state if he deemed
Lieutenant Colonel C, R. Noyes, U.
S. A., was sent to the state to confer
with Special Commissioner If. H.
Busblck of the state with regard to
the matter. While here he was re-
called, but no explanation was given.
The explanation now is that the gov-
ernment desires to keep Fort Clark.
To Replace Scrip Books.
Fort Worth, Jan. 24. — Effective
March 1, the Texas & Pacific will re-
place in .use the 1,000-mile local scrip
books, this step having been taken as
a result of requests from many Inter-
ested parties, principally commercial
This scrip is good locally anywhere
on the Texas & Pacific system or for
Interstate travel between Texas and
Ord'-rs replacing the scrip on sale
were issued by George D. Hunter,
ge* rai passenger agent, notice of
same wing been received by J. Fad-
dy /jura, district passenger agent
Belton—Has has commenced to Is-
s-’o from an abandoned drill bole. In
the Koll neighborhood, two. miles
from here. The well was abandoned
two years ago, at a depth of 1,170
feet. The force of tj»e explosion blew
the casing high In the air, and caused
much excitement In the neighbor-
hoed. The property will be developed.
Eagle Pass—According to the rec-
ords of the county tax collector, there
was only one dog in Maverick county
when the tax assessor made his round
in 1912. In 1911 the records showed
two dogs assessed at $7.50 each.
Bid Farewell to AH Blood and Skit)
The research laboratory of The Swift
Specific Co. has collected a vast amount
of Information regarding the spread of
blood diseases. In thousands of Install
the most virulent types have been th# |f>
suit of coming in contact with disease
germs In public places, and the apparent*
ly Insignificant pimple has been the
causa It Spreads with astonishing ra-
pidity, often infecting the entire syatsm
In a few days.
It is fortunate, however, that them in
a remedy to cope quickly and thoroughly
with such a condition, and thanks to tt>«
energy of Its producers the famoug
S. 8. S. may now he hod at almost any
drug store In the civilized world.
This preparation stands alone among
specific remedies as a blood purifier. 1$
Is somewhat revolutionary In Its compo-
sition, since It accomplishes all that W0g
over claimed for mercury. Iodides, arsenlq
and other destructive mineral drugs, and
yet It Is absolutely a purely vegetable
product. There are more cases of artlo-
ular rheumatism, locomotor ataxia, pa-
resis, neuritis and similar diseases result-
ant from the u:o of minerals than from
disease germs direct. Those facts are
brought out In a highly Interesting book
com idled by the medical department of
The fwlft Specific Co., 127 8wlft Bldg.,
Atlanta, Oa. It Is mailed free, together
with a special letter of advice t«
are struggling with
Get a $1.00 bottle
your druggist. It will
IU wonderful action
Henrietta—Henrietta’s new watfff-’
works system Is nearing completion
and tlie storage tank will have a ca-
pacity of about 35,000,000 gallons., '
Round Rock—Hound Rock is nbif
an incorporated town, an election halfl
for this purpose revealed a majority
of two-thirds in favor of the chaitgq.
Waco—Tho assessed valuation q(
all property In McLennan county tw
the year just ended Is $1,717,050 over
that of the preceding year of 1911, ac-
cording to a report of the tax as-
sessor. The 1912 valuation totals
$50,604,850, againBt $48,887,790 for thg
preceding year. The increase is np*
resented almost wholly in tba -ad-
vanced price of both city and farming
acreage. ' 1
Want a Cook
Want a Clerk
Want a Partner
Want a Situation
Want a Servant Girl
Want to Sell a Piano
Want to Sell a Carriage
Want to Sell Town Property
Want to Sell Your Groearlaa
Want to Sell Your Hardware
Want Customers for Aaaytfetog
Advertise Every Week in This Papa
Advertising is the Way to Btrootag
Advertising Brinrs Un-tomara
Advertising Kee;-i Cuwoman
Advertising Inst, ea Succeaa
Advertising Shows Energy
Advertising Shows Pluck
Advertising is. 'Bis*
Advertise or Boat
Care in moving—
What da you most desire when having yqnr household bo-
longings moved from place to place? You desire, above all'
things, not cheapness, bnt care. You want your good# handled
right, and not scuffed up. Such care do we exercise, and ft the
same time our rates are as low aa any because our organiza-
tion is large and efficient. '* |>|§|
Weatherford Transfer & Storage
i24 Spring Street—“Wg Deliver the Goods”
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