Flashback: ‘Demon Drink’ on Trial in Dallas Music Hall

In early February, 1906, The Dallas Morning News alerted readers to a salacious trial. It had everything that piqued public interest- murder, mayhem and an inhuman defendant. Despite these features, this trial wasn't headline news- it wasn't really news at all. The "TRIAL OF ALCOHOL" was a lecture given by E. Tennyson Smith, which you could only see it in person for one night only.  Continue reading...

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