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Jno.TwI. Lawrence & Co.
Hon. W. C. Davis Arrived from Aus
ttn yesterday on a abort visit borne.
We arc showing excellent values 1
Linens, mercerized Pongee suitings
and Red Seal Cfbgbains. Wilson &
RAILROAD TIME CARD.
H. A T. C. Schedule.
No. I North bound. 1:38 p.m.
No. 5 North bound. 12:46 a.m.
No. t South bound S: 40 p.m.
tyar irrrbound 2:48 a. m.
I. A Q. N. CchtduU.
No. 14 North bound., 12:08 p. .in
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LOCALS AND PER30NALS.
C. Nunn visited llearne yester-
J. B. Stevenson visited Calvert Sat
T. Davidson is visiting bis family
' Father DeSiuVme visited Mumford
Jim Ogden was im yesterday from
the bottom. V
F. W. Lock was down Saturday
Uncle Watt Stuart was in Saturday
R. H. Seale of Benchley, was In the
O. L. Andrews of Harvey went to
Henry Flckel of Precinct 5 was In
the city Saturday.
New McKlnley music at Cavlu's
Drug Store. Call for catalog. 42
Dr. Lake Forston of Galveston, Is a
guest of Dr. M. E. Weaver.
Prof. J. A. Thompson mas In the
city yesterday from Zack.
W. O. Hearne left yesterday for
Kerrvllle to Join his wife.
J Attorney E. A. Scott of Navasota,
spent yesterday in Bryan.
.-. Pmllp Endler was In yesterday
from his home near Kurten.
A. W. Shelton was In yesterday
from his home In the bottom.
J. II. Dowllng ot near College was
a Saturday visitor to the city.
Chas. Carr Is at home from an ex
tended business trip on the road.
John A. Beard of Harris school
house, was In the city Saturday.
J no. B. Neeley and J. M. Williams
' were up from Wellborn yesterday.
v Late sheet music just received at
II. P. Dans by and J. W. Hopkins
ere In from Steep Hollow Saturday.
Sam Jones of Harvey, went to Bell
county yesterday on a short business
, trip. He has lately moved back here
from that county and says "Old Bra
' zos" is good enough for him.
Jas. Henry Jr. of Thompson creek
transacted business in the city Satur
day. Mrs. E. S. Daniels of Palacious, Is
the guest of her sister, Mrs. B. T.
J. A. 'llagins of Rosprfm,. was a
pleasant caller at the Eagle office Sat
urday. Mrs. Lou. Robinson of Hempstead,
U the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Ed S.
For Sale: My residence consisting
of 5 rooms, barn, etc.; room for two
more houses on lots. R. M. Dansby.
Mrs. C M. Camp of Navasota, is the
guest oi her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
Luther Holllgun and Talbert Bul
lock of Holligan Chapel, visited the
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Minis of Nava
sssota, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. D.
Mrs. D. P. Herring returned to Cam
eron Saturday after visiting her moth
er, Mrs. Brown.
A. B. and W. E. Gamly, and A. J.
Tabor Jr., were In the city Saturday
from Rock Prairie.
Morgan Closs was In the city yes
terday from his home in the Harris
Wanted To Bay High grade Jer
sey helferu. Aply to M. W. Sims, Jr.
Prof. E.' K. Harden, Victor Andrews,
I. B. Todd, M. G. and A. P. Buchanan,
A. W. Dyess and others were Inn Sat
urday from Harvey.
J. M. Moore of Kurten, was a pleas
ant caller at the Eagle office while
In the city yesterday.
George M. Crow, a well known
Madison cojnty farmer, was transact
ing business here yesterday.
Dr. O. C. Charlton went to Brenham
yesterday and will preach In the First
Baptist church there today.
Dr. M. E. Weaver, by Invitation of
Rev. G. A. Foster filled his pulpit at
Harvey at 11 o'clock yesterday.
Mrs. .Rosa Gulffre returned to Dal
las Saturday after attending Mrs. L.
B. Mendola s funeral in this city.
Mrs. Albert Haines and little son
returned to their home In Austin Sat
urday after visiting Mrs. B. F. Leman.
Mrs. James L. Christian of New
Albany, Miss., Is the guest of Mrs. W.
J. Christian In this city. Mr. Chris
tian will join her here on next Wednesday.
R. E. L. Upchurcjj, a banker and
merchant of Bedias, was the guest of
Dr. R. H. Harrison in this city Satur
day. Captain Gilbert and Maj. Furneau of
A. and M., were In the city Saturday
collecting matter for the Long Horn,,
the College annual.
For Sale Fine combination buggy
and saddle borce. Good mover and
fine color. Perfectly gentle. Bob Har
Miss Daisy Lee came in yesterday
afternoon from her school in the bot
tom. For Rent My pasture in the sub-,
urbs of Bryan. Geo. A. Adams. 46
Harlan McGee went to Houston yes
terday where he accepted a position.
J. J. Gilham went to Houston yester
day on business.
Ladies see our new colored Linens
and suitings for early Spring wear.
Wilson & Derden. 42
Manager Mike announces the ap
pearance of the "Lily and the Prince"
at the Grand Opera house In this city
on Saturday night Jan. 30.
For Sale or Rent My home place
on Ursuline avenue, near Allen Acad
emy. Apply to H. H. Henry. 41
Card From Mr. Ed Hall.
This Is to announce that I have sold
my grocery business to Jno. M. Law
rence & Co. Their place of business
was burned on the 15th Insst. and
they are located at my old stand the
W. English building. Thl3 firm is
well and favorably known and I take
this opportunity of saying to my
friends and patrons that I hope they
will continue with my successors. I
feel sure that you will be pleased and
that your Interests will be looked after.
I extend to you my thanks for past
favors to me during ray time in busi.
nesj. I have retained all my accounts
and notes and will pay all debts due
by me. 45
t GRAND OPERA HOUSE t
JNO. MIKE, MNCt
The case of George Childress, col
ored, who was convicted at the last
term of the district court and given
two years in the penitentiary, has
been affirmed by the court of Crimi
nal Appeals. Childress was out on
bond pending the appeal, and .was re
arrested and placed in jail yesterday
by Sheriff Coulee.
THE WEATHER. !
New Orleans, La., Jan. 23. Tonight
partly cloudy, Sunday partly cloudy;
colder. Cllne. t
Two Declarations of Indeendence
will be the subject of Pastor Challe
ner at the Christian church at 11 a.
m. At the close of the service, after
a short sermon there will be quite
an Iniortant conference of the mem
bers. Bible school at 9:45 a. m. We had
a great school last Sunday and look
for a larger school today.
Y. P. S. C. E. at 6:45 p. m.
Evening service at 7:45 p. m.
2 p. m. a very Important meeting of
the official board. Let every mem
ber be present.
JAS. A. CHALLENER,
Just received thousand bushels of
white shelled com for pure corn chops
and home ground meal. Jno. C.
FOR SALE Pair of good young
work mules, 4 and 5 years old. Apply
to P. H. Hensarling. Bryan, Texas. 43
R. E. LEE AND STONEWALL JACK-
Strong Resemblance and Striking Con
trasts in the Characters and Lives
' of These Eminent Men.
(Read by Mr. J. M. Carnes at the
centenary of Lee' nativity celebration
by L. S. Ross Chapter. U. D. C. and
published by request.)
The juxtaposition of the natal anni
versaries of these two men is a co
Incidence added to the many ties that
bind their names together in imper
ishable renown. Lee and Jackson
what strong resemblances, what strik
ing contrasts their names suggest!
Both typical Americans, both South
rons, both Virginians, they differed
in lineage, in the circumstances of
tbelr respective families and in the
environments that surounded each in
early life. Lee was of the gentle Nor.
man blood and could trace bis lineage
to ancestors who followed William the
Conqueror and fo-ight in the battle
of Hastings. Jackson was of the stur
dy Saxon stock and probably did not
know the names of his great grand
father. Lee's ancestors were Cava
liers, Jackson's were Puritans. Lee
was a Tuckaboe, Jackson a Cohee,
which in the parlance of antebellum
Virginia meant that the former was a
native of the coast plain and the latter
of the mountainous section which is
now a separate state. Lee was a fin
ished and polished product of that
patrician society, which through the
combined operation of many causes,
chief among which were blood, cli
mate, soil and the peculiar institution
slavery, reached Its highest devel
opment in the Old South. Jackson's
parents esteemed the family tree as
of Ies3 value than the apple, the pear,
and other homely denizens oi the or
chard, whose fruits helied to fill the
pantry and added to the annual in
come. Lee was accustomed to the ob
sequiois obedience of servants and
bis associates at school at college and
in society were the most exclusively
aristocratic F. F. Vs. The mountain
eers among whom Jackson was born
and bred owned few slaves and had a
supreme contempt for everything that
savored of aristocracy; his playmates
were the sturdy sons and buxom
daughters of farmers, who cared little
for the conventionalities of refined
society. In physique, Lee was sym
metrical, Jackson was raw-boned and
parallelism and a dlverg- jce. Lee
was a soldier and a teacher, Jackson
a teacher and a soldier. Lee was a
soldier by heredity and choice; Jack
son was a soldier by the Inspiration
of genius and by the logic of circum
stances. The preparations for Lee's
education at West Point began with
his birtb; Jackson's entry Into that In
stitution was the result of an intense
desire for an education and the oppor
tunity offered him to take advantage
of an unexpected vacancy. Learning
the art of war In the same technical
institution and under the tuition of the
same teachers, when their respective
collegiate courseg were finished Lee
chose the army and did not become
an educator till he had accomplished
all that it was possible for him to ao
cbleve in the profession of arms:
Jackson entered with enbtuslasm
into the work of an educator and
when the tocsin of war was sounded
reluctantly gave up the career in
which be was fast rising to eminence.
It Is another remarkable fact that
when Lee, like Othello, found his oc
cupation as a soldier gone, he took up
the educational work of Jackson
where the latter bad left It off when
be entered upon bis brief but brilliant
career In arms.
Another striking resemblance Is
found In the fact mat In the capao
ity of private citizens Lee and Jack
son were' both opposed to the perpetu
ation of the institution of slavery and
also, while admitting that the right
to withdraw from the Union with or
without cause was among the reser
ved rights of the states under the
federal constitution, both were oppo
sed to secession as a matter of policy.
Neither regarded slavery as a moral
sin but both believed it to be an
economic evil that should be gradu
ally and peacefully eliminated from
our political system. Both were firm
and strong In the conviction that sov
relgnty was Inherent in the state gov
ernments and that the federal govern
ment possessed no rightful authority
except such as was expressly delega
ted to It In he constitution strictly
construed. When the long delayed
but Inevitable conflict between the cen
tralized imperialism and the soverign
ty of the states, each tendered
his services to Old Virginia, to
which bis primary allegiance was due,
and when the Old Dominion made
c-mmon cause with her sister states
angular. In manner, Lee was courtl; , the South this act carried with It
Jackson brusque. Lee's every act was
distinguished by a natural grace and
congenital dignity. Inbred by gener
ations of culture. Jackson's move
ments were abrupt and his slouchy
figure on horseback was a source of
much merriment among the soldiers.
Lee paid strict attention to the nice
ties of dress, Jackson's clothes often
looked like they might have been
thrown on him with a pitchfork.
Both were deeply religious, as is ev
ident from the fact that neither In bis
official reports ever failed to acknowl
edge his obligations to divine provi
dence; and that they were equally
sincere is attested by the universal
reverence accorded to both by the sol
diers, even the most reckless of whom
never dared to call In question the
piety of either, lut the contrast In
character again crops out in their
their fealty for the Confederate States.
From the beginning of the war till
Jackson's death there was perfect col
laboration between these two great
commanders, each relying on the
other with implicit confidence. You
are familiar with the story of their
exploits and achievments "the
world knows it by heart" for it em
bellishes the brightest pages of the
story or the greatest tragedy in
human affairs. Both were wise In
council, swift in execution and brave
in battle. As a planner Lee had no
peer; as an executor Jackson still
stands without a rival. When Lee
heard that from the fatal field of
Chancellorsville Jackson had "passed
over the river to rest under the shade
of the trees" on the other 'shore, his
anguished heart uttered a cry of de
spair; "It cannot be true! Jackson
A good pair Gloves
We ire introducing a New Fabric
Glove for men and boys. This glove
will give good wear, is warmer than
a leather glove and is just the thing
to work in around the bouse, bring
ing in wood, hitching up the horse,
etc. As a special introductory price
we are offering them this wetk at
10c a pair
See HitlUyJn n;.r TxtiW thiw
Parks & Waldrop
Tie Clothiers '
church affiliations, Lee being by Inner- cannot be spared! He is the Confed
ifance and of choice a high-church I erates right arm!"
episcopalian, while Jackson was a! Jackson was fortunate In the time
Presbyterian of the straightest sect, j of his death. The Confederacy was
so stern and uncompromising that j doomed and the unequal struggle was
among the soldiers he was familiarly ' drawing to a close. If we who were
spoken of as "the blue-light elder.", j scarcely more than boys felt the fall of
While the devotions, of Lee w ere our government and the ruin of our peo
usually in prevale. Jackson never le's institutions like the tearing as
failed to lift his voice in prayer in the sunder of our heartstrings, what
presence of the army when on the would have been the agony of Jack
eve of battle. In religion, as in all son he "In whose infinite spirit was
t-.ngs. Le was calm and philosoph-1 room for the pulse of an infinite pain."
ical; Jackson's faith was unquestion-j Let us thank God that he was spared
in, intense and savored largely of : participation in the humiliation of the
Mceticism. most high spirited, most chivalrlc
In'ieir lifework we find again a people the world ever saw.'
For our own sakes and for the sake
of posterity, let us be thankful that
Lee, less intense and more practical,
was spared long enough to teach us
by precept and show as by example
to bear the terrible ordeal of recon
struction. But for him and others
like him there would have been insur
rections against the Intolerable tyra
ny of the carpetbaggers and the scala
wags who, egged on and aided by the
most powerful government on earth,
did their utmost to force social equal
ity and miscegenation on the people
of the South. Throughout this long,
lingering "crucifixion of the soul" Rob
ert Edmond Lee snowed ua the hope
lessness of resistance by force, which
could only end In protracting the
struggle; he encouraged us with the
assurance that truer and loftier cour
age is shown in bearing with patience
the inevitable than in hopeless resist
ance; be inspired as with the hope
that fortitude would sometime have
its reward, if not in our day in that
of our children. In the dawn of an
otner century another generation is
enjoying the fruition of this hope.
Of the men who fought with Lee
and Jackson under the star-gemmed
Southern cross and who, to borrow a
happy expression, "wore uemselves
out" whipping the invaders of our
homes and destroyers of our insti-x
tutions, many sbarred with Jackson
a glorious death on the gory field,
others survived with Lee to endure
and fulfill the mission of suffering for
the Bake of our beloved country which
was the portion allotted to our gener
ation. But the pale ferryman has
been busy all the while carrying our
comrades to the other shore where
"On Fame's eternal camping ground.''
Their silent tents are spread
And Glory guards with solumn round
The bivouac of the dead." '
In the dawn of the new century
bringing other hopes and 'aspirations
to a new generation, a feeble remnant
yet lingers In the twilight of life, ap
proaching with tottering steps thfr
brink of the river on whose other
shore our comrades are waiting for
us. Soon, very soon, the latest strag
gler will hear the last reville and re-
j spond to the last rollcall.
Wilson & Derden have received the
latest weaves in Pongee, Mercerized
colored dress Ginghams for jumper
and coat suits, plain, stripe and check
effect ' 42
"on the corner"
SATURDAY AND MONDAY
"on the co lira
15c up to 25c values; some very pretty patterns.
Come early and get your choice.
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only a few of the
U- S. rifles left. If you have
not already provided yourself with
one of these, better do so now while you
have the chance. Rememher such a Rifle bargain may
never come your way again. We are actually giving them away.
A genuine UNITED STATES AjlMY Springfield Rifle, guaranteed
to be in perfect working order: a regulai $25.00 cun, shoot either
A fresh shipment of very handsome designs
received and on display in show window.
Made to sell for 15c a yard.
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A beautiful assortment of Vtlantine and insertions.
Values up to 25c a yard.
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A big express shipment of Ruchlng in the advance
spring season's latest colors.
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