Rains County Leader. (Emory, Tex.), Vol. 23, No. 32, Ed. 1 Friday, September 1, 1911 Page: 3 of 8
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PICTURE SHOW PANIC
BRINGS 28 DEATHS
MACHINE SPUTTERS AND SMALL
BOY YELLS ••FIRE."
BIG FOREIGNER STARTS RUSH
TWO DEAD AND 500 INJURED
Speed Mania Coats Two Lives and
DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN
Simpiy an Insane Panic Yields an Aw*
ful Harvest of Death and
Some men feel flattered^ *ben
strut.g« dog wags his tall at them
Babies are BMPN !■ Pasadena.
tt« town Is stro.ig on grandparent^
a K"< d potato erm
to.,'! ”•« '*
Motor boats now make thirty fl|
■flag mi hewi mb |
rules land, sky and water.
It Is on- h i in-dr.- « - i<- a
playwright, compelled to write all
ones masterpieces between duels.
In Colorado, whera potatoes h
become legal tender, one can L
one’s ebange In Saratoga chips
WEat should be done with ft)*
tensive person who says “Well.
does It 1^
fq^pgfter your vacation?**
Life's little annoyances Include
•ona who petals
le of a
•slst In walking c
rro* led sldewalk.|
In Waterbury, Conn., a man
stiff fine rather than wash himself
It was no night of the bath
In the tnterorfa of navigation
t . \
on the I
Articles In an esteemed contem$
rary on "Modern Aeroplanes” shou
ha followad tv others on nuclei.- at4
change her name f \--m < »!mt i- Smitl
K'everihr • sa < • i. Is a a d |
• >r " «-v Is y • -I- - 'he rnr|
teries of the restaurant mine
That man Isn't afraid to ta- kle an|
T"t« ’ if tlj
Iceman Thus far nobody baa
able to Invent ‘'something Just
Unless that flock of comets
t'liarantee vein* thing more • xf ltiij
than cyanogen gaa It may as well ke
The Aero Clug of America
adopted a rule barring mgnia ov
cities There are few haystacks
Aeroplane engines of the revolvla
p’auded for defend
which really won
but nobody aees fit to
few kind *,.rds ibOBt the prill
out of tba kitchen.
♦•nnesaee man has absolute!
he la not called upon to give te
monr In any Investigation makes
ease especially remarkable.
Women residing in c< (ravelin
through New Jersey are forbidden
decorate their hats with any portloi
of birds, but th**y may use the m
liners bills If they so choose.
A man In Connecticut dropped deal
from Jef Yet w hflfg vtm
than lightning sirlkee. and everybo l|
baa a th.-m-and or n. -» rhai.-ev I
•BO of ca.apli.g lbs la: - • „• uj,|
I)r. rranard says the steak
ir• imm .
to waste The Boeter Bees not kno|
of the kitchen reincarnations wh1«
(Caterers learned from bla cwn Pa.
It Is poaeinie te ace cne
<ornate with a fie’d glass, but the *4
■eryg# tjn...r«»„* person wll, not her
making hie will before the cek-stl.
visitant become* visible •jo the sat
Elgin National Trophy Racs.
► for stock cart of too cubic Inches'
> Piston dlapia-emeu; and under
instance. Mf mile#. 204 feet
» Winner, Lon Zengel, in a Nation
Second, Harry F Grant In an *
IMPORTANT NEWS OF THE EH
TIRI WEEK REDUCED FOR
CONDENSED AND IMPORTANT
fully Prepared for Those Whg
Dsaire te Keep Thoroughly
Posted on Events.
Third, Hugh Hugbea in a Uar !
Beve jJ hundred delegates met
j Detroit to attend the national cc
j 'entlou of the National Foresters
iverage of gg 42 miles per hour.
Second time, 4 41 63.72.
Third time. 4 42:07 97.
Klfln, III.: Two dead, four serious-
ly Injured and five hunu.od cut and
bruised was the blood toll demanded
before I*en Zcngri in a National cor
flraheu across the finish line late this
afternoon, a winner of the Elgin Na-
tion trophy—the Western Vanderbilt.
Italph Mulford. the winner of laat
year’s race was forced out of the
race by a broken wheel Casting a
tire on the danger hair pin turn. Dave
Bucks monster Pope-Hartford turned
turtle, killing Bucks’ mechanician Ram
Jacobs, and fatally Injuring Buck,
whose wife was within a few hundred
yards of the scene of (he accident
and was. one of the first at the side
of her wounded husband. Buck died
two hours later
The start of the race was gccom
pun led by a thrilling collapse In th«
grand stand, fifteen sections of whlcl
collapsed, burning 600 person* In ths
flimsy debris and severely Injuring
While automobile ambulances were
•till collecting the more seriously In-
jured. the cars were lined up affair
and sent away on their long grind
UNUSUAL FOOD SOURCES.
A $?0 Wager Won Under Unique Con-
ftiYhrle Obta * Samuel Johnson
I laid a wag* r recently with a neigh-
j bor. Joseph Thompson, that he could
preps e a menu for an entire da'
( from 'cmim-n plants and weeds The
1 wsgei wag foi 150 and Johnson won
j Here .»as h * menu:
Breakfast: A toddy for an ev^op-
ener. made from hroomrorn whisky
! and vwretef »*1 to tnste w|(h beet su-
- ga-. breakfast food of boiled Kaffir
corn, Alfalfa meal flap j teka and n.llo
I Alt -luxra: Kaffir cornbread. boiled
cowp-ar . oung rabbit fried 1n cotton
Inn!, .»1d-»rb< rr • win* and an alfalfa
Dinner: Atfclfa muffin*, with pea
nut butter that was mixed with cot
| ton se«*<l oil Instead of olive oil; soy
henna, baked; rations fruits from the |
farm orchards, wild grape Juice
Before going to bed Thompson plac- j
ed the |60 on the tabic. He arknow] ^
cir-1 *bnt b*» had been converged
"In order, too, Just to make the
program good and atrong for Mr |
Thompson. I wwshed the dishes after
each meal w th soap made from the j
Yucca plant, whose flowering stalks (
are seen by the thousand over Okie
home sflTtvd hills In the summer time
and 1 swept the floors with a broom
made of the broom weed, with insklc
,Ailing* of the August flower, another
weed, and from Yucca fibers.”
Father. Mother and Brother Murdered
Evansville. Ind : Wm I/w*. aged 21
father a brother and his mother, on
laat Wednesday night Young l*»e
was to have married Thursdav. and
killed his family with an ax. for the
purpose of obtaining money to set up i
housekeeping After murdering the j
three, he set the house on fir . ran out
and raised the alarm. Auspicious con
duct led to an iuvMa.igMtiuu, Utnluilit
atlng discoveries and subsequent con
fession to one of the coldest blooded
triple murders ever committed In ths
■ a w ti r..n\ ci..•!] i .. ■
Some two hundred men and women
| were lined up at Cass Lake .Minn,1
Tuesday to take advantage of the land
j o|>entng there The area comprised
! about five hundred 1 do acre tracts. |
j Dr C. C. Young, of El Faso, has
i purvhaf <d a ten-thousand acre ranch
near Finlay, east of El Faso, which
he Intends to stock with Karakule j
I Russian sheep.
Gov. Colquitt has notified officials
or Reeves County that he will not l
Interfere In the hanging of l*eou .Mar I
1 tines, dated for September 1, the Mex
; ban who recently convicted of the
murder of Mias Emma Brown.
Major Henry 8. Ervay, former may '
! or of Dallas, an alderman and pre*; :
dent of the school board, died In flan j
Diego Cal. Major Ervay was a prom
I lnent figure In the early history of j
I Milas. Ervay street was named after
A bill Just signed by the Governor
Baldwin will greatly restrict the sale :
of liquor by drug stores in Connect |
lent An Investigation showed .
that on election days when saloons are ,
closed, drug a*ore# d*d a land office
business Is disposing of liquor by the
J. W Mitchell ot the Agricultural ,
tc Mechanical College is building the
first residence In the Hill Crest addl
tion. midwar between Bryan and Col
That a newspaper Is In contempt
of court when It publishes sn Indict
merit before the indictment Is server)
was held by ^udge Kinkald. In the
criminal court when he fined the j
< leveland. O , leader $400.
Terry floreman. a young white man I
died in Marshall Tuesday morning a« j
a result of burns received at Ashland ,
twenty five mile# west of Marshal’ |
when a twenty-flve-gallon ta.ik of gas
oline exploded In the pumphouse of
the Marshall A East Texas rallmad
By an agreement entered Into be i
tween D. A. Walker, manager of the ,
Han AntoTVo Telephone Company, and !
the telephone operative* union, the (
•'hello'’ girls must give ten days’ no- j
tlce of a walkout. A new wage *« bed
ule has also been made
The patrol of the southern border j
during the Mexican revolution offered ;
valuable practical Instruction to the
American army, according to the an j
nual r ‘port of Brigadier General Jo*
ei h W Duncan, commanding the de
partment of Texas
the O'Neal Engineering Company of
Dallas fo sell the water works bonds,
and this firm will Install the water
work* ay stem for the town Work
will commence in the near future.
Dr Young of El Paso has received
an order for twenty-ali heed of pure
blood Karakule* for use of the depart
Imperial commission sent by the Chin
I.lan l.uen Fang and Kim Yuen, the
ed land mince their arrival
ese government to Investigate the
Th« railways of the State have mad*
a rate of a fare and a third for the
nonference on live stock and meat
I price* called for Fort Worth Sept H
and 13 by the Texas ('attle Raisers*
Tom Todd, from near Covington, In
' Hill County, now languishes in Me-
I.*nnan County jail on account of
! working bogus checks at V* wt laat
An all night and day rurent turn-
ed on last week gives Albtn the use
[ of eleotnc fans and power at ail
1 Nearly two Inches of rain fell over
j Northern Oklahoma Monday, giving
rope the best soaking they have Lad
!'. 1 Imrrnar.. the automobile driver
Pale P*r»tO v«fe« Wet
Mineral .Sells: Fnlo Pinto Countv
election Saturday reeuFed In an anti
Rwdorlty of 71 roles Th:. total vote
pr-» 1,343. ant! 3.419 The elites •»*
hi* eriy cowteeted throughout The coal
nines opened at the south of *b*
Bounty greatlv helped the vote
end Mineral Well* reversed itself ov
er the Statewide election vote.
Will Erect Large Hotel.
Ban An'onir'- On property known
aa Brown Island, which hr purebred
at more than llOA.OOff. I^fayette Ward
is having drilled an art email well pre-
paratory so the erection of a f.Od room
tonrtat hotel The property is Jn ths
heat of the business district and take*
b five acre*.
lutk.n. have left El Faso for th# Me*
lean capital after accomplishing their
Fire starting in a pool hall at Plain-
view Tuesday morning destroyed prop
erty to the value of approximately
913.46b. The heaviest loser was Dr
Woldert of Tvler who owned the
building In which the pool room was
According to report John P Rock
efeller has given another $1,004,060 to
the Rockefeller Institute for Medical
Research. F. V. Carey, Mr Rocke-
feller's r'cretary, and Jerome Green.
general manager of the Institute, de-
clined to confirm or deny th# report
lege titatlon .
The two Ice factories of Taylor a^e
turning out seventy tons of 1c# dally
for home and foreign consumption
Both factories are operating nay aud
and night crews.
CiiskiiK Ir*-.prcrrs*.-rtr hi"" be*r
and are still being made at the Fall
County Fair Grounds, east of Martin
Exhibition halls, a grand ^Vt.d and
100 stalls have been ^Jffbleted
Emile Charcot. nsurance can
vasaer. ageds^Q^o. leaving a wife
and lhrju»^[Ug),t4.rH in 'jexarU.tna
if evening In Dallas from
'beat and exhaustion
lowered bis n Ti tIf mile track re>
4 -4 Mautraal sundav by
driving a mile with his Hens In 1 07
4-6 at Del^orlmer Park and won a $1.
000 prize offered by the track own-
Elmo, a station on the Texas A
Pacific in Kaufman county Is te have
a State bank in which Dallas capk
tal Is Interested.
"he Marshall car wheel works,
which closed down some time alma,
has resumed operation Several hun-
dred men are employed.
The program of the Texas Dry
Farming Congress, which meet#
In Uvalde on August 23, 24 and 2$,
has just been mailed out, and a large
list of prominent agriculturists
throughout the State have been so
cured for the convention.
Senator Bailey has resigned from
two Senate committees recently be-
cause he did not agree with the ma-
jority in the enactment of rules gov-
| erning these bodies.
Robt. G Ross of IJnooln. Neb. ■
descendent of George Roes, a signet
of the Declaration of Independence
is being boomed by Popullets as a
The commissioners of Chlldreee
; county have made an appropriation
for Improving the public road between
, chlldreee and Red River.
Haakrll County has let contracts for
building s bridge of ten 76 foot apnna
■'eat of Rule, and one of six 76loot
, ►pans west of Sagerton. The total
| «oat is $15,012.4$
The new Majestic Hotel, a four
story brick structure containing 91
rooms, at Marlin, Is now open to ins
A company has been organized at
Mexla for tho purpose of building an
opera Lous*- to coal not less than $23,-
Prepare!ions are being made for an
«let tion to be held in the .la- kson
rllle predict for the purpose of ie>
suing bonds with vVch to build good
! roads In the prociact:
The f'ounty Commissioners have or
dcred a local option election to bo held
In Navarro County flept. 16. Th*
county has been dry two years.
The executive committee of t.U#
Grayson County Poultry 9seoolstioa
decided to hold th* next annual show
I l - > are
An older establishing an eight bout
working day In all shop* of the South
em Pacific Company became effective
Colonel Robert F Mayfield, M years
old who died at his old borne, seven
miles north of Wsvahachle Monday,
was buried Monday Morning Con-
one! Mayfield Is said to have been
the first white settler In Ellis coun-
The Bowie Chamber of Commerce
. J- ..y j. » 0^ and tt, - y
pus and college buildings io the ke
^atlng committee cf the Wesley Coh
lege now located at Terrell.
FACTS. FANCY AND FUN.
You should hammer your Iron wise
it m glowing hot
He who Is bent
never want oooeah
doing evil caw
One man s wickedness may
become all men • curee.
A bin? man 1« th- *«•< <**»*'•
tba 4»r.l ba» to deal
Tba man «bo r»turn« from Barapa
doain-t dnd Ma n.unoom aaarlj aa
furiout aa ba auppoaad.
Thara ara aar? m-t-ny rtch wbaaa
wakh wa would o* W ~
If wa only knu bow tbajr *ol It
Ha who loaea and ran* awar will
llae U> be divorced *nm* dar.
Half the peopl* who are trrtiw *a
wat Into aorla«y. ibould ba araaatad
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Hill, Tom W. Rains County Leader. (Emory, Tex.), Vol. 23, No. 32, Ed. 1 Friday, September 1, 1911, newspaper, September 1, 1911; Emory, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth832053/m1/3/: accessed August 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rains County Library.