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Jj J TIT. - J . .v : J A C ntetptae. 1 Cnnnn ink Isl I sorunins end 11: I st.40 Per too us. & J. I GORDON I CO. seen. s J J. S. CCRDOI I CO. 1 -BEAUMONT. TEXAS, 8ATUHDAY. JULY 27, tlMM. NO. 81- VOL. 5. i I i m A Cool Novelty! FOR THE MEN FOLKS. We are just in receipt of a 6bipment of Combo" Shirt-Coatu, which is a shirt and coat combined, of the Shirt Waist Family. It is neat, cool and above criticism by anyone can oe worn any where with perfect propriety, that negligee dress is permissible. It has been one of the most popular negligee garments this season in most of the large cities. We especially call the attention of everyone doing office work, to call and examine these garments. Madras, Flannel and Linen are the materials, prices $2.50 to $3.50. NICHOLSON-WATSON SHOE & CLOTHING CO NEW LAIMCHAM BUILDING 516 PEARL STREET One Price Clothiers- DON'T FAIL to see the full RAIN AT KANSAS CITY. Kama City, July ij, A drixling rain fcl Ifroro ix 10 eleven (hit morn ing, probably breaking the drowth and great heat in thi vection . McAULEY OUSTED, "kansa City, July 37 At a result of the election contest. Thoma McAuley. police judge, was ousted from office this morning in favor of Herman Brumback. XlcAuIey fined Carire Nation five hun dred dollars and always imposed this maximum fine on wife and mother beat ers and mashers. KNOWS NOTHING OF IT. Ailnntir ritv. N 'T.. Tulv 27. Minis- ,er Wu, whose recal was reported, said! Antonio and Kerrville where he went is visiting her uncle, T. A. Davis, on Laurel avenue, Mrs. Dan V. Dyer left this morning for Galveston. She has been on a visit to Mrs. Ed Btedmaa. Charles T. Prltchard, Bay City, Tei., and R. M. White and wife, of Turtle Bayou, are at the Cordova. Mr. A. Oswald, real estate dealer, left this morning on a business trip to Kan sas City and will be gone about ten days. Mrs. J. T. Watts and sister went to abine Pass this morning on a short visit. W. T. Canhcld and wife of Lampasas, arrived at the Crosby this morning. Mr. Joseph Rice, architect, has re turned from a month's absence in San to-day that he has received no intimation to that effect from Pekin, BUBONIC PLAGUE PROPHET. Indianapolis, Ind., July 27. Dr. Hur- ley, secretary of the state uoaru 01 health, declares that bubonic plague will swep the entire middle west. He says he is not making this statement to frighten people, because he is confident an outbreak of the plague is inevitable. SHAMROCK IS COMING. Glasgow. July 27. The new cup chal lenger Shamrock, acompanied by Lip ton's steam yacht Erin, started across the Atlantic this morning. Designer Wilson said, "She is ten minutes faster than any boat we ever sent." OFFER $15,000. Savanah, Ga., July 27 The Savan nah Athletic Club offered a fifteen thou sand dollar purse for a fight between Jeffries and Rhulin. for the benefit of his failing health. ! line of Art i Squares at B. Deutser's Furuitnre Store THIS WEEK. 2 I If You're Tired Of Flirting with various kind, and qualities 01 stationrrT add stationers and want to settle down to the real thin?, come tons. We are now showing the rreat est variety in alithe correct stylrsof corresuond- ence stationrrv ever displayed in East Teaas. Onr ana mi cent Doses can t oe duplicated lor less man ana o cents. L.an to oe convinced your self. Fall atid complete line of all the latest and and most popular books. Reduced Prices Prevail. E.SZAFIR, Stationer. Phone 409. We will close oat onr entire stock of Men's and , a Boys Clotnirr at the f reatest sacrifice prices ever -m seen in BauRont. asoer buyer has rone North for an A immense j all stock. These roods mnt ro; call earl) . in T"i ? rx . I ONE MONTH I wiicagoaiorw. T 'was ana I liowie ana Main St. SAYS SCHLEY IS A POSER. Indianapolis. Ind. July 27. Congress man Watson, a member of the commit tee on naval affairs, says the Schley in quiry will -thovv that Sampson planned and directed the battle ofSantiago and hould have the glory. He terms Schley a "Poser." LAUNCHED THE MAINE. Philadelphia, Pa.. July 27. The new ,battle.ship Maine was launched at Cramps 'ship yard this morning. The weather was ideal. Thousands cheered as this mighty adidtion to the American navy plunged into the waters of the Delaware. Miss Mary Preble christen ed the vessel. The Maine is superior as a fihting vesel to her ill fated predeces- cessor, blown up at Havana. LOPEZ HAS GONE. Boston, July 27. Sixto Lopez, the Filipino representative, left last night for Hong Kong whence he will proceed to the Philippines. THE SHIRT WAIST MAN. The shirt waist man has come to stay. He was there with his white duck trous at the well equipped Neches Club rooms. He was there with Jiis white ducli trous ers and white shirt waist, a vision of comfort and cool nerve for the many beautiful ladies to behold. Judge Hal Greer was there, the youngest of the young to chaperon the boys. They had cool drinks, such as lemonade, etc., the electric fans were going, the music of Meyers' Orchestra was entrancing to the shirt waist man who glided with his fair partner over the polished floor with his celestial dreams almost a reality and the earth so far away. Just whether it was the shirt waist of common sense and cool comfort or the beautiful lady by his side that rendered the dream more realistic to the handsome Neches boys, U hard to determine. About fifty couple of the prominent young people of the city were present and as a social event the "Shirt Waist Ball" given by the Neches Club last evening was the event of the week in social life. The shirt waist has come. May it stay until we find somethjng better with more comfort 'and less trouble. Judge W. H. Pope who has been spending som time at Marshall, is in the city for a few days to attend to legal matters. J W. L. Martin of Lessville, La., is in the cityvisiting friends. P. D. Whitney arrived from New Or leans to-day and is registered at the Cordova. Mr. J. F. Maxell, General Manager of the Acme Sucker Rod Company's sup ply busines sat Corsicana, is expected to arrive Monday or Tuesday. DON'T niss; The Great Removal Sale a 0 F STOLE $20,000, Manila. July 27. Thieves stole twenty thousand dollars from an army safe in Santa Cruz yesterday. The safe was in the guard house. It is believed that sol diers took the money. It was to have been used to pay them. RUN ON A BANK. Hanover, Germany, July 27. An in- expficable run occurred yesterday on the Hanover Savings Bank which, despite its capital of thirty-seven million marks, was compelled to ask other banks for assistance. The government to-day an nounced the bank perfectly solvent. W. M. Bartlett of Mount Pleasant, la., who is interested in the Beaumont oil field, Is In the city and Is greatly impressed with the future possibili ties of this field. Mr. Bartlett and the editor of The Enterprise are from the same city in Iowa. COURT ADJOURNED. Yesterday Judge Wesf adjourned Dis trict Court until Monday morning. Judge West is spending the day at Woodville. SOCIAL DEMOCRATS. Indianapolis, Ind., July 27. The national meting of social dctmocrats be gins Monday, the purpose being to unite all factions of the party in one organiza tion. PLOW'S and LOWNEY'S CANDIES Are Peceied 5mi-Weekly at LAURENS BLOCK'S CONF ECTIONERY. 27S Pearl St, Thread needle House. We solicit orders in, 'iw. rs 1ur Ice Cream and Gaire PERSONAL. B. I). Moore of Galveston in in the city. T. H. Stone of Houston arrlvel yes terday. M. H. Cawes arrived tai morring from Crowley. R. C. Myera of Call, Te., came in this morning. Mrs. Irma Cox ei.t to Lake Oarles this morning. Mrs. J. S. ll-nieTiDti left tira morn ing for Lufk:n. Mrs. Summervill retnrn-J this moa ning from Hourton. M. M if be! son of Or.tr Trinity county, came in yesterday. Mr. I Toons r-tum-d to Hous ton this momxf. Mr. W. W. Kbaw atd mi Mt tti nomine; on -i?;t to Iiarcxa. Tt. Albert L!U. Bu !-: acl Atjr ort Bit'k are am org :st r-t:tr tr-r:t-!. Mis lia DavU. cf t:rm.r.rham. A'a WEATHER FORECAST. East Texas. Cloudy ' Saturday and Sunday with occasional showers in Northern and East::n portions. A NEW GROCERY HOUSE. With the great increase of Beaumont's population comes a corresponding in crease of bright business men, eager to snap up the opportunities or supplying the proportionately increased wants. The latest adidtion to the list of perma nent investors in commercial enterprises lis Mr. J. W. Henderson, a former and moH popular representative for a num lerof years of the well known firm of Wm. D. Cleveland 4 Co.. of Houston, who will open here between the 10th and 15th of August in the Dunlap and Cun ningham building, corner Orleans and Bowie Streets, a first class fancy grocery store, carrying a stock that will easily rank it among the first in the South. Mr. Henderson is at present in the Kast completing the purchase of his stork and the furnislvngs r,f his store, which prom ises to be a rcvelati'm to the hon-e-kerp-ers and buyers of Beaumont. THE CANDY MAN Now has his place of business completely fur nished and has a first class and New a. Confectionery Frvit Mand I"Tft f'-re v rail At Kn-trar.'- to Croriv H'hm-. THE ANDY MAN. A reduction of 25 per cent on all I Sunr.mer Clothing for Men, Boys and Children. 25 per cent reduction on all our Straw Hats. Only a few days more and we expect to'be in Our New Store with the finest and largest stock ever brought to Beau- pare I. , Always the best. It pays to buy the best. Roos Bros. Armour Packing Co's Cold Band Hams, Breakfast Bacon and White Label Leaf Lard are unexcelled in quality. Ask your Grocer for them. E. N. Brown, Wholesale Agent. Feed Prices are too unsettled. Can't quote prices for a fry days. J. 8: Hid Only one place for Feed. Telephone 8a. i. P. WITHEKS. rrrsidtit. GEO. C. O HKir.N, Vk PresMsat. TOM EVERHEAR ftVLEMENTSr'Caskiarf; d BEAUnONT, TEAXS. Capital $100,000, I, OUVtR. pTcaMrot. E. i nR3HAIX. VIca-PrcaMMrt. W. l MLRPtlV, Casaso The CITIZENS NATIONAL -BANK - - . OF IIEAUMOMY, CAPITAL STOCK, SlOtT O. oftf.r. iti srnvicr-d to rnz i'I'buc. W. .DATITrWS. frltt. J V leaf 'raai.aeatt. FBsiXII ALT1T Canaiaat 11.