Palestine History 1936
Is it necessary to add: Of all places the writer has lived or visited, not one, in her estimation, surpasses Palestine in the genuine, spontaneous cordiality and friendliness of her citizens?
City owned water and sewer systems.
Modern fire department.
Natural gas supply.
Electric power and lighting.
Ten public school buildings, one parochial school, and one business college.
One state and three national banks.
Carnegie public library.
Largest R R. Y. M. C. A. in the South. General offices and machine shops of the I&GN division of the Missouri-Pacific Railway.
Annual industrial pay roll of $5,000,000. Municipal Golf Course and Meadowbrook Country Club.
Oil mill and fertilizer company.
Two ice plants.
Two wholesale bakeries.
Crate and basket factory.
Showcase manufacturing company.
Three printing plants.
Mattress factory, wholesale poultry company, seven wholesale grocers, three planing mills, one creamery, two, bottling works, several dairies.
There are 350 retail concerns.
Large general hospital for the I&GN employees.
Three private hospitals.
$250,000 hotel and several smaller hostelries.
One broadcasting station.
One wholesale Candy-Tobacco establishment.