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The Bryan Eagle. VOLUME 33 Bryan, Brazas County, Texas, Thursday, March 13, 1913. NUMBER 52 I H LSON JWiftllSTRA II UiUDE I May Confine Special Session to Tariff and Appropriations. No Change to be Made in Foreign Policies. By Astoria ted Press. Washington, March 6. House lead rs are strongly urging President Wil son to use bis Influence for a plan to confine tbe special session to tariff legislation and the passage of the ap proprlatlon bills which failed to pass at the last session of Congress. Secretary Wilson's Last Act. By Associated Press. 1 Washington, March 6. The last offi cial act of Secretary of Agriculture Wilson was to reinstate C. O. Elliott, chief drainage engineer, who was dis missed during the Florida everglades Investigation. Will Reduce Number of Military Aide. By Associated Press. Washington, March 6. President Wilson plans to cut in half the num ber of his military aides and adopt the custom of their wearing full dress uniforms when touring the country with him. When Senators Bryan and Fletcher cf Florida called on President Wilson today about two appointments, he re- ferred them to the Attorney General. No Change in Foreign Policies. By Associated Press. Washington, March 6. It Is Indi cated by Secretary of State Rryan's action today that the new administra tion will make no Immediate impor tant changes in this country's foreign policy. He approved the recent letters j to consuls. It Is announced the new administra tion Intends to use every proper means to avoid friction with Mexicans on the border. Progressives to Control. (By Associated Press. Washington, March G. The chair rrmn of the Senate caucus presented a list today for a steering committee, giving control to progressive Demo crats. The caucus approved the list. Wilton Very Modest. By Associated Press. Washington, March 6. After today'B Cabinet meeting Secretary Lane said: "The thing that Impressed Ine most was the extreme modesty of the man at tbe head of the table. He listened to every consideration and decided without the slightest hesitation what should be done. He seems to have an administrative mind." PROCEEDINGS IN THE TEXAS LEGISLATURE Bill May Pass Proposing to Make It a Felony to Sell Liquor Outside of Restricted City Districts. L Eggs, 1214c per dozen. Butter, 23c. Hens, $1.50o.OO per dozen. Fryers, $4.500 5.00 per dozen. Broilers, $3.00 per dozen. Hogs, 5'46 6c per pound Cattle $3.00(53.50 cwt. Calves, $1.00 cwt. Hides, green 7'fcc; dry 10c. By Associated Press. Austin, Texas, March 6. The House today refused to revive tbe full crew bill. Tbe House concurred In the Senate amendment to the bill making It a felony to sell intoxicants outside of restricted city districts, which amend ment makes tbe possession of an In ternal revenue license prima facie evi dence of the sale of liquor. The House refused to concur In the Senate amendments to the married women's rights and Alamo bills. These amendments were sent to conference. This makes the Alamo legislation un likely of success. Tbe Senate spent all the mornfng arguing the Cotton Belt consolidation bill. New Senate bills included one by Senator Warren providing for tho filing of a corporation's charter In the J Amendments were lost to give passes Including the Hudspeth bill for tbe sale of school lands In one-sixteenth sections; the Willacy bill that towns of over 5000 Inhabitants may have a commission form of government elec tion on petition of 10 per cent of the voter, and tbe Senate railroad hos pital bill. The Senate spent the entire morn ing considering the women's nine-hour day dill. It adopted an amendment permitting stenographers to work as much as eleven hours a day, provided they do not work more than fifty-four hours a week. It also adopted an amendment exempting telephone oper ators in times of calamity. , J By Associated Press. Austin, Texas, March 8. The House today passed bills rapidly, Including one to place county and precinct offi cials Ion a salary basis. It also passed the amendment to the anti-pass act to give Confederate veterans and . their widows passes. This bill was amend ed so as to give passes also to five deputy sheriffs in counties of over lfJO, 000 population, to city health officers, to presidents and superintendents of orphans' homes, to insurance adjusters, and State officials. Use of passes was restricted to official business only. county where the corporation has Us headquarters. By Associated Press. Austin, Texas, March 5. The Sen ate today finally passed the marital rights bill by a vote of 19 to 8. The House had already passed it. The Alamo bill, placing its control in a commission of which the Gov ernor is a member, finally passed. Representative Roger Byrne was en dorsed for customs collector at either V.) Paso or Laredo. The House this morning began con sideration of the bill to make the home rule amendment effective. By Associated Press. Austin, Texas, March 7. In the House today tbe liquor traffic com mlttee reported favorably the Lewell ing bill for 7 o'clock closing of sa loons. The House passed many Senate measures to the third reading today, to Governor, to State Revenue Agent and to Legislators. An amendment was adopted striking out in the pres ent law the privilege of passes to State Railroad Commissioners. Senate Passes McGregor Bill. By Associated Press. Austin, Texas, March 8. The Sen ate today passed the McGregor bill terminating the paid tubercular com mission and substituting therefor a citizens' commission, to be paid only for actual services rendered. By Associated Press. Austin, Texas, March 10 The house is working rapidly. In less than three minutes .today It engrossed the Bur-gess-Glasscock bill affecting all Texas irrigation development. Considering Bond Issue. By Associated Press. Austin, Texas, March 10. The House spent this morning considering the Hill bill for a $3,000,000 bond issue for the State penitentiary system. Representative Hill, In defending Gov ernor Colquitt for abolishing the con tract plan, said: "I bad rather see the system $3,000, 000 In debt than turn back to tbe old system of contracting under which men were beaten to death and women about to become mothers driven into fields and worked like boasts by brutal guards." The bond issue debate probably will continue all this afternoon. Date Set to Elect Successor. By Associated Press. Austin, Texas, March 10. April 5 is the date set for election of Tenth District Congressman to succeed Al bert S. Burleson, resigned. To Pardon Sergeant Manley. By Associated Press. Austin, Texas, March 10. Papers seeking a pardon for Sergeant Man ley were filed with Governor Colquitt today. In the Senate. By Associated Press. Austin, Teas, March 10. The sen ate today sent to tbe rules committee the Townsend resolution calling for Immediate consideration of the crim inal procedure reform bills, thereby In dicating it bad no desire to hurry this legislation. . The Senate finally passed the Wiley bill liberalizing laws governing rela tions of guardian and ward, and the Brelsford-Hudspeth bill, which Jhe Governor disapproves, extending re lief to certain western settlers who have defaulted on land interest pay ments. By Associated Press. Austin, Texas, March 11. The Sen ate today adopted the free conference bill on marital right. This is the sub stitute for the committee bill. Sena tors Vaughah and Wiley urged its pas sage, and Senators Morrow, Collins, and Nugent opposed It. Senate Judiciary committee No. 2 favorably reported the Collins bill making It a penitentiary offense for a newspaper to conduct a contest. Sen ator Nugent made an adverse minority report. The majority report favored an amendment forbidding any contests between two or more persons, but al lowing newspapers to offer prizes, pre- miums and commissions to those get ting subscriptions. The House amendment to the pistol toting law, making the penalty a fel ony, was favorably reported. The Senate passed tbe Westbroolc bill making common law marriages null and void. 10 I 1 i no WILL SELL ALL THEIR PROPERTY IN NATIVE COUNTRY AND SETTLE IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF WORLD. START N0JE11UT1S Emllio Madero Says He Himself Will Shoot Down the First Madero Who Tries To Be President of Mexico. By Associated Press. San Antonio, Texas, March 7. Em llio Madero, who is here, today said: ' "None of the Madero family ever will live In Mexico again. Each mem ber will dispose of all his property and the family will scatter In other parts of tbe world, some in the United States and some in Europe. "The first man of the Maderos who seeks to establish himself as Presi dent of Mexico I myself will shoot down." He said none of the family would inaugurate a revolution for revenge. gUHHSjHBjj i Remember the Great An immobile Contest! No Stockholder or Anyone Inter ested in this Business is Allow ed lo Participate in this Contest This Automobile Will Be GIVEN AWAY as Advertised Without Fail, DON'T LISTEN TO IDLE TALK. lfHAf I I0TFMI 1 was told the other day that some ; our g00d friends said tnat "01d man yers was t0 sharp t0 IMU Vtf LlU I LI Vi ,et tnat automobile get out of his family." I want to say in candor I do hope that the public will not pay any attention to this talk. This talk is caused from envy and jealousy. I do hope that the peopie of this county have a higher regard for me than to believe any of this talk. You know it's the "hitdog that always howls." I am no trickster. This car will be r Given Away to the Lucky Party Holding the Lucky Number or the Nearest Number to It! !! Inhn RoDM Plllt llat nrQ 2re the best strongest and most durable. Ho weak, shoddy castings, but a CULTIVATOR THAT DOES UUIIII Uuulu UUIIIVdIUI 0 THE WORK. s& Remember us; we want your trade. We have nothing to hide, and will be living here and doing business long after the envious person is forgotten. Yours, etc., MYERS HARD WARE 'COMPANY South Main Street Bryan, Texas N J 9?