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8. V. P. U. Program,
fiubiect Life leBaons for me from
tti books of Gen. 1-1-8 and 26-31 by
M. 4, M. Hare, leader.
did the prayer director of life
Gen, 2-15-1T Miss Irnia Harris.
A submissive life is one of blessing.
Gen. 12-1-16 and 22-1 5-19 Mr. . John
Newton. , 1
Duet Miss Evelyn Sanders and
A surrendered life is one of power,
Gen. 32-24-32 Miss Lucile Batte,
Tbe picture of a life of faithfulness
and beauty Gen. 37 50. A. W. Buch
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BRYAN, TEXAS, JANUARY 24, 1909.
Mr. A. J. Buchanan, former editor
of the Weekly and Daily Pilot, has
purchased the interest of Mr. J. J.
Gllham in The Eagle Printing Com
pany, and is now a member of that
rirm, Mr. Gilham retiring. The sub
scription list and good will of the Pl
ot has been consolidated with the
'- Eagle, and the Pilot's name will be
perpetuated at the mast head of the
consolidated publication. For a third
of a century the Pilot hps labored
earnestly for Bryan and Brazos coun
ty and their every Interest, and in
Its new form will continue Its efforts
as In the past. With greater facil
ities and a wider scope, it hopes for
even greater things in the future than
have ever been accomplished in the
years gone by. There will be no
change In the policy of the Eagle,
Its efforts for tbe common good of
toe whole community will be unabat
ed, and it will be the untiring efforts
of the management to give the peo
ple the -very best paper it Is possible
to publish in Bryan. The Interest of
Bryan and Its people, will be the pa
per's chief concern, and no opportun
Ity will ever be overlooked to adver
tbe advantages of tbe city and
to tbe world, and to say
good word for Bryan's various enter
prises and institutions.
There are forty-git manufacturers of
sewing machines in America.
How many can you name? How
many did you ever hear of? One name
comes to the mind of every woman
immediately The Singer and there
Is a very good reason.
The Singer company makes and
sells as many machines in each year as
all the 'other forty-l'ive combined
Phone 105, T. A. Satterwhite, sales-
.man and collector. ' tf
NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS.
Only a few days remain in which
tax may be paid without penalty,
please therefore, In order to gave ex
pense to yourselves, and to facilitate
the work of this office, call and settle
your taxes without further delay.
43 J. B. TUNES,
Decanal Convocation of the Episcopal
The Southwestern Deanery of the
Diocase of Texas will meet in Convo
cation in St. Andrew's church on Mon
day next, Jan. 25tb, and be in session,
till the 28th. '
In connection with the Convocation
services will be in the St. Andrew's
as follows: '
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thurslay
Celebration of Holy Communion at
9:30 a. m.; Instruction service at 4
p. m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednes
dayMission service at 7:30 p. m.
The Dean of Convocation, Rev. E. A.
Tewyale, will preach- on Monday eve
ning. The Bishop of of the Diocase,
Right Rev. Geo. H. Kensolvlng D. D.
will preach on Wednesday evening.
All confirmed persons are earnest
ly invited to communicate at 9:30a.
ni. services, and a cordial invitation
is extended to all others to attend
all the services, especially the 7:30
p. in. service.
Those having questions to ask on
doubt and Difficulty, hard texts,
Church Dogma and Symbols, Rites
and Ceremonies, are .encouraged to
send them in in writing. Questions
asked at any one service will be ans
wered at the following 7:30 service.
These are the Days
We make a specialty of
expert drug service. The
drug store thaw dabbles
with "penny goods"
can t ray the same at
tention to yo J
It will payyou to trade
First Methodist Church.
The services for Sunday, Jan. 4th,
will be as follows: .
Sunday school 9:45 a. m
Preaching morning and evening by
the pastor. Morning subject, "Faith's
Foundation." Evening subject,
Rosebuds and Junior League at 3
p. m. Senior league, 6:30 p. m.,
Prof. C. M. Bethany leader.
Prayer meeting, 7:30 p. m. Wednes
day, followed by teachA-s' meeting.
Pupllc cordinlly Invited to all these
Thomas H. Morris, pastor.
St. Andrews Episcopal Church.
Third Sunday after the Epiraay.
Order of services:
11 a. m. morning prayer and sermon.
7:. 'JO p. in. prayer and sermon.
On Monday, Jan. 25, (Festival of the
Conversion of St. Paul.) The convoca
tion of the Southwestern Deanry of
the Diocese of Texas meets In session
at St. Andrews church. Special mis
sion services will be held each even
ing at 7:30. The special preacher on
Monday evening 's the Kev. E. A.
Temple, Dean of Convocation. At the
7:30 service answers will be given to
any questions sent n writing or han-
del In at any previous service. An
instruction service will be held on
Tuesday, Wednesday ai.d Thursday
at 4o clocK. Holy communion on
these days at 9:30 a. n.
leader. Mis. W. S. Collard.
Subject. Life lessons for me,
the book of Genesis.
Gen. 1-1 S 26 to 31.
. .Temptations Gen. 3-1-11. Rev.
Faith anil work's, Gen.0-13-22
The Great Surrender, Gn. 12-1-7
.Misj Marjorle Bittle.
The suburbs of Soclom, Gen. 13-5-13
.Miss Esther Newhind.
Isaac the Sacrifice, Gen. 22-1-19 Mr
D. B. Batte.
Jacob the Unforgottcn, Gen. 2S-10,
Mr. Sebastian Wilson.
Pastor five minutes talk.
Reception to Convocation.
Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Parker will give
reception complimentary to the
members of the Convocation of the
Southwestern Deanery of Texas,
which meets in Bryan on Monday
next, the 25th. The reception will
be given on Wednesday, Jan. 27th,
from 4:30 to G:30 p. m. Mr. and Mrs.
Parker extend a cordial invitation to
the people of Bryan to meet the Bish
op and clergy of the diocese.
F. P. F. DUFFY, Rector.
Notice Officers of Christian Church.
You are urged to be present at 4 p.
m. for board meeting. Something of
vital importance to come before the
board at that time. Let everyone be
JAS. A. CHALLENER.
Every -Tax Assessor and Deputy
Tax Assessor in this state'in addition
to the oath prescribed by the Consti
tution of thii state shall, before en
tertng upon the duties of his offictfl
take and subscribe to the following
' "I, J. H. McCullough,Tax Asses
sor in and for Brazos county, Texas,
do solemnly swear that I will person
ally view and inspect all the real es
tate and improvements thereon sub
ject to taxation lying in said county
that may be rendered to me for taxa
tion.by any corporation or individua
or by their agent or representative, as
fully as may be practicable, and that
I will as fully as is practicable view
and inspect all other taxable property
n said county rendered to me
aforesaid, that I will to the best
my ability.make a true estimate
the cash alue, the market value of
such property, if such property has
market value, and if it has no market
value, then the real value of all such
property, both real and personal, on
the 1st day of January next preced
ing, and that I will make up and at
tach to each assessment sheet . made
up and sworn to by the said property
owners, their agents or representatives
a true assessment and valuation o(
said property, together with a memo
randa of all facts which I may learn
bearing upon the vaule of said taxa
ble ptoperty, and that 1 will make
all possible inquiry relative to the
true ualue of such property, and that
I will attach said memoranda and
statement of facts that 1 may ascer
tain as aforesaid to the said assess
ment sheet of the respective property
owners. I hat 1 have read and un
derstand the several provisions of the
Constitution and laws of this state
relative to the valuation of taxable
property, and that 1 will faithfully do
and perform every duty required of
me as Tax Assessor bv the Constitu
tion and laws of this state, so help
"Article 5124. The board of equ;l
Ization shall have power and it ii made
their official duty to supervise he hs
sessment of their respective ixuities,
and if satisfied that the valuation of
any property Is not in accordance
with the laws of the State, to increase
or diminish the same and to affix
proper valuation thereto, as provided
for in Article 5123 of this act, and
when anv Assessor in this State shall
have furnished said court with the ren
dition, as provided for in Article 0123
of this act, it f.hll b. ihe duty of such
court to call nero.e it ruch persons as
inks judgement may know th-': mari;et
alue or true value f such property.
uv the case may be, l.y the proper pro
cess, who shall testify under oath the
character, quality and quantity of such
property, as well as the value thereof,
said court after- hearing the evidence
shall fix the vaiue of such property in
accordance with the evidence so in
troduced and as provided for in article
5123 of this act; and their action
such case or cases shall be final.
"Art. 5124-c. When a commissioners
court in this State convenes as a
board of equalization, before consider
ing the subject of equalization of prop
erty values for the purpose of taxation
each member of the court, including
the county judge, shall take and sub
scribe the following oath: I ,
a member of the board of equalization
of county, for the year A.
D. .' hereby solemnly swear
that In the performance of my duties
as a member ot sucn ooaru ior saiu
year, 1 will not vote to allow any tax
able property to stand assessed on the
tax rolls of said county for said year at
any sum which I believe to be less
than its true market value, or if it
has no market value; then Its real
value; 'hat I will faithfuly endeavor
and as a member . of said board
will move to ' have each item
of taxable property which I believe
to bo assessed for said year at
less than its true market value or. real
value raised on the tax rolls to what
I believe to be its true cash value, if
it has a market value, if not then its
real value and that I will faithfully
endeavor to have the assessed valu-
ation of all 1 .property sub-1
ject to taxation within said county
stand upon the tax rolls of said coun
ty for said year at, Its true cash mar
ket value, or if it baa no market,
value,, then its real value, I further
solemnly swear that I bave read and
understand the provisions contained
In the Constitution and laws of this
State relative to the valuation of tax
able property, and that I will faith
fully perform all duties required of me
under the Constitution and laws of this
State, so help me God.' Said oath
shall be filed and recorded in the com
missioners court record as a part of
the proceedings of that term of court.
"Art S124-d. If in passing upon the
value of any property by a commis
sioners court, sitting as a board
equalization in this State, the court
shah fix a value upon any property
for the purpose of taxation and a ml
nority of said court do not concur in
the judgement of the court, the clerk
shall record in tbe minutes of the
court tbe names of the members., in
cluding the county judge, who do
not concur in. fixing such values (
the county judge shall cast the de
ciding vote in such matter), and
any Tax Assessor or members of any
commissioners court in this State sha
knowingly fail or refuse to fix the
value of property rendered for taxes
in compliance with this act, and
other laws of this State, such failure,
neglect or refusal shall constitute
malfeasance in office on the part
such Assessor or member or members
of said court, and such failure, neg
lect or refusal shall be cause for h
or their removal from office."
Emerson was a notable sufferer from
the vajrarles of memory. His biogra
pher relates that be met him one day
in Bokfon apparently at a loas for
something and asked him where h
was going. "To dine," mid Emerson,
"with a very old and dear friend.
know where she Uvea, bnt I hope she
wont ask me ber name." And then h
proceeded to describe her as "the
mother of the wife of the young man
tbe tall man who speaks so well,
and so on, until his interlocutor guess
ed to whom be was referring. Even
tbe names of common objects often
failed him completely. On one occa
slon when he wanted n-i mnhrr-lla be
said: "I can't tell Its n.mic but I can
tell its history. Strangers take
away." This falling of Emerson led to
a pathetic scene when be attended
Longfellow's funeral and remarked as
be gazed at tbe coffin, "He was
sweet and beautiful soul, bnt I bave
entirely forgotten his name."
Ntro't Golden House.
The "golden house" of Nero seems
from all accounts to have been the
most stupendous dwelling place ever
built for a mortal man. Even if we
regard the ancient descriptions as
somewhat exaggerated it remains one
of the largest royal houses ever built,
and tbe Internal decorations seem to
have been Incomparably magnificent
It was surrounded by parks, woods
and pools of great size, which appeal
to bave been entirely within tbe walls
The colonnades of tbe house itself ex
tended a mile in length and crossed
one of the main thoroughfares of the
city. The cities of the east were raD-
sacked for masterpieces of Greek nrt
for the interior. The walls shone with
gold and pearls, and the roof rested o
marble columns of enormous size and
beauty. New York American.
Net Bull Run.
The story was told of un American
who happened to be crossing the oceac
some years ogo on the Fourth of July.
which national holiday was celebrated
with great enthusiasm by tbe Amerl
cans on board.
I say," askfd one of the English
men, "wnat la this tno anniversary or
anyhow? Isn't It to celebrate the bat
tle of Bull Bun or something of thai
No," prouitly spoke up on Ameri
can, "not Ball Run-John Bull Kun."
Takes Him Down,
"Every man has his price," quoted
the wise guy.
"Well. I've noticed that a woman
can generally mnBe nim reel pretty
cheap," added the simple mag. Phila
A Wonderful Hand.
Master I'm sorry to hear, Pat, that
your wife is dead. Patrick Faith an
tis a sad day for ns all, sir! The
hand that rocked the cradle has kick
ed the bucket.
Fear and Danger.
Nervous Old Lady (to deck hand on
teamboat) Is there any fear of dan
ger? Deck Hand (carelessly) rienty
of fear, ma'am, but not a bit of dan
The United Stntee submarine tend
ers fly a nag with a niacK nan on a
whie background surrounded by
There are 2397 receipts
ssued before February
Don't think we can
on the last day; if
will get left. & cojne right now
and get yours. Yours truly,
an. 13th, 1909.
yon qo you
The First National Bank
"THE OLD RELIABLE
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We solicit businessipon the most favorable
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J. W. HOWELL, President
GUY M. BRYAN, Jr.. Vice President
H. O. BOATWRIGHT, Vice President
L. L. McINNIS, Cashier
R. W. HOWELL, Asst. Cashier
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W. T. JAMES
Oftrt Ihipubtlc aCoirpItt Stock I
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Furniture and Undertakers' Coeds
Price arc moderate end tervic.
prompt and efficient.
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A LWAY SXREADY
With the Newest Seasonable Fabric? for Men'sClothine. Thtj old relia'o
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Can always be depended on for Quality, Style, Fit an J Promptness.
iive us vonr orders. JOHN WITTMAN. Muchant Tail"
When you want trunks hauled to or
ffjni depots, phone 161. 52
FOR LEASE The Gentry 10 acres
and house. Situated south of rall-
oad tower, close in and fine truck
land. Apply to G. P. Bittle, Bryan
B. Hudson W. W.WlUou
HUDSON. & .WILSON
Bryan and Franklin, 'iexas. ,,
tVill practice In county, state and fed
eral courts. Special attention to
business In Brazos and Rob
FOR SALE. .
1& acres of land In the Moses
Hufheo survey, near Edge. Price
and terms reasonable.
Half acre of land with improve
ments, one block east of my home.
80 acrfls adjoining & m. Col-
lege land on west side. mnr Prntri.
dence church.' Known as the George
190 acres, Including Double Sulphui
springs, on Navas-rta river.
V. B. HUDSON.
iiri . ev. 1. Km . n m rc . 1 1 1
II 1 jr
For Rent: A nice cottage. I
0 P. Mike. . f J
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