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Bryan daily eagle and pilot. [volume] (Bryan, Tex.) 1909-1918, September 14, 1909, Image 1

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FOURTEENTH YEAR.
BRYAN, TEXAS, TUESDAY AFTERNOON, SEPTEMBER 14, 1959.
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Inviting you to the opening
J of our
end-
Lcdtes'
Heady 4 VJmr
Department
Will be published in the near
future
During the intervening space of
time we ask you to prepare to be
agreeably surprised at the
Girani
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OF
Ladles9 Fine Coat Suits,
Tailored Costumes, Skirts,
Waists and Millinery
Si 53 53 S3
It will be well worth while to await
this event before making your
fall purchases
A. J.
& Co.
Fino Ccndics
A complete assortment received
by Monday's express.
HOWELL C .NElTTOrJ, Inc.
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FORMER TEX9AN ELECTEO TO
HEAD Of UNION PACIFIC EX
ECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
i SELF MADE Jill
Wm. Rockefclltr and Jacob 8chiff
Elected Dirtetors In Pitt of
Harrlman and H. H. Rogers.
S;cll to the Ea1.
New York'. Rpt. 14 The board of
o
directors of the Union Pacific yester
day elected Judge Robert 8. Lovett
chairman of the execuilre committee
to succed E. II. Harrlman.
William Rockefeller and Jacob 11.
Schlff were elected directors succeed
ing Henry II. R often and E. II. Har
rlman. Tbey were also ajiolnted members
of the executive committee.
It has been said that Harrlman was
attractive to Lovett by tbe thinness of
his face. "A man who worries about
bis business all tbe time Is thin In tbe
face." Ilarriman ns reported to bare
said. "I want Just such a man.
Lovetris very thin. Although 49
years of age, he weighs only 120 lbs.
He came to New York four years
Mo and llvei at the Hotel Majestic.
Besides his knowledge of the legal side
of railroading, be has a wide grasp on
the practical operation and Improve
ment of railroads, and be knows tbe
Southwest and tbe far West like a
book.
IIEERD OUTLAWS BREAK
JAIL HI MIHI
flpecla to the Eagta.
Anglcton. Texas, Sept. II. Sunday
afternoon at & o'clock Erueil Darbee,
the. Jailor, m bile arranging to feed tbe
prisoners was set upon by three ne
groes who sprang out of tbe lockup
Just aa tbe big bolts shot backward.
Uarbee was thrown to the floor of the
Jail and beaten and choked. One of
his hands was severely Injured. His
keys and pistol were taken from him.
and he was thrown Into a cell and
locked up. This done tbe negroes leis
urely visited tbe sheriffs office below,
helped themselves to a Winchester and
hot gun and decamped.
After going a short distance on foot
they met some negro women riding In
a surrey belonging to Mr. M. E. White.
The women were compelled at tbe
point of guns to vaPMe tbe surrey.
Entering the vehicle, tjjie desperate
men drove rapidly In the direction of
tbe river bottom. Later the surrey
was found badly wrecked.
Tut Hardin Killed.
Messages of the eacape were wired
to all parts of the county. Some one
phoned to Tut Hardin, a prominent
ranchman and storekeeper at Chenan
go, eight miles distant from this place
Mr. Hardin armed himself and began
a search for the prisoners. At abont
It ociock be encountered them and
and called on them to throw up their
hands. Tbe answer was a shot from
a Winchester, which struck Mr. Hardin
In the abdomen and passed entirely
through him. Ho died at 7 ociock yes
terday morning.
Dr. J. G. Boyd of Houston was sum
moned to the bedtdde of tho djlng man.
He came on a sjieclal train over tbe
Rrownsvillo road, leaving Houston at
1 6 ociock, but arrived ten minutes after
Mr. Hardin's death. Mr. Hardin Is
survived by a large family.
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FORMER BRYAN MAN RASHLY
ENDED Hit LIFE, CUTTING
THROAT WITH RA20R.
LIVED II CBJ. JO CITY
Was Prssldsnt of Union Trust Compa
ny and Director In Many Corporations.
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cr r.Ji rrrts
A$ omsV Is lit Cssy! tf C Cmmmcf f Ct tLt
. tihmkmmUft-Ji 1st 1X9.
Loans and Discounts $2 J.S,C' '
Overdrafts
Advances on Cotton ... 15,' '.Z.I
U. S. Bonds and Premiums 1C2,C::.C;
Condi, Securities, &..... 830.17
Furniture and Fixtures
or 2:3,c::x3
1 Total S5ei.C23.13
LIACILITIZG
Capital Stock $ 53.C03.C3
Surplus and Undivided Profits (net) lC3241Ci
Circulation 53.CC3.C3
DZTCZTTS tT5,TC3.r2'
Total 3C60.!8
STATE OF TEXAS, I, Albtrt W. Wilkmon, C h rr
County of Brstot. ( of tbs sbove nsmsd bank, doto? 'r
iww that tbe I'wwf tic
to the beat of my knowledge and belief.
Alseit W. WiLtzasoa, Csskisr.
Subscribed snd twora to before m tbit Sth dsr of September, 19C9.
Fbsd. L. Cavrrr, Noury Public Brsios County, Texas.
Correct Attett: G.S.PatKts, J.W. Enclism, E. H. Arris, Director.
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New York, Sept. 13. John V. Cas
tles, president of tbe Union Trust
Company of this city, a director of
other well known corporations and
prominent In club and social life, com-
mltted suicide today by cutting bis jj
throat with a raior In the Grand Union
hotel. His body was found shortly
before nine ociock tonight by bis
brother. Burton 8. Castles. Tbe body
was cold and the bloody razor with
which be had taken t!s life lay on
a table. He left no note or Instruc
tions and bis brother ascribed bis act
to a nervous breakdown.
Durton Castles did not accompany
bis brother to tbe hotel but alarmed
at Mr. Castles' failure to re tarn bome
from the bank, began a search through
tbe botela or the city tonight Mr.
Castles arrived at the Grand Union,
at forty-second and Park avenue, and
found that bis brother bad registered
there under bis own name at 4:20
o'clock this afternoon and bad gone
Immediately to the room assigned him
on the second floor. All Indications
are that he ended his life soon after
closing the door behind him.
On the dresser near the bed there
was an eight ounce bottle, unlabeled.
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Another Heavy Rain Adds ta the Rail
way Damage,
Spacial to tlx Kala.
Dalbart, Texas. 8epL 14. The hea
viest rain the Panhandle has recei
ved this summer drenched this sec
tion last night, the rain falling bard
all night, adding to the damage caused
by tbe floods of last week.
Serious washouts are reported on the
but containing a pungent acid. Whet h-' Denver railroad above here and they
er be bad taken any of this before
cutting his throat bad not been ascer
tained tonight A physician was sum-1 full
moned hastily after the body was
found, but the banker was beyond aid.
The police and coroners were then
notified and an Investigation begun.
Houston Post.
John W. Castles was a Bryan boy,
being a son of tbe late Dr. Castles.
H- was a half brother of the late
T. A. Castles and was reared In this
city.
He attended the common schools
here and when quite a young man.
formed a partnership wltb Mr. R, S.
Webb and tbey opened a drug busi
ness at Round Rock, Texas. In a
short while tbey disposed of the busi
ness and Mr. Webb returned to Bryan
to engage In tbe dry goods business
and Mr. Castles went to Waco. His
rise was rapid. In Waco be was as
sociated wltb the lumber king, Wm.
Cameron, who sent him to New Or
leans to organize a wholesale drug
business.
While there be founded the Hiber
nla Bank and Trust Company and ws
elected Its president IU erected the
magnificent Hlbemla building which
will stand as a monument to bis great
genius as an organizer and financier.
From New Orleans be was called to
the bead of a great trust company In
St. Louis, and from there to the pres
idency of the Union Trust Company
In New York.
It arpears that Mr. Castles suffered
a nervous breakdown some time ago
and waa In a sanitarium for some
months.
Ho was married during his residence
in New Orleans and U survived by his
wife, a son and a daughter.
Tbe news of bis sad and seemingly
untimely death came as a great hock
to his relatives hnd many friends In
this city.
are delaying all service on thst road
14 hours. Rivers snd creeks are again
BANKRUPT STOCK 80LO.
Mr. W. C. Davis, trustee In the bank
rupt stock of Hunter A. Chatham,
sold the stock at public auction at
tbe bankrupts place of business at 10
o'clock this morning. Mr. J. N. Cole
wss tbe highest bidder and purchased
the stock for the sum of $810. Tbe
notes and accounts were sold sepa
rately and were bought by T. R.
Batte for the sirtn of $23.50. The
sales are madeXubJect to tbe appro
val of the reVee In bankruptcy.
OUNCEMENT.
Col James lis yea Queries, librarian
of the A. and M. college, will be mar
rled la Houston tomorrow at tbe res
idence of tbe brides parents, to Miss
Elolse Jane Kennard. Tbe bride to
be Is a daughter of Mr. J. B. Kennard,
manager In Texas and Louisiana of
the Long Bell Lumber Company. Tbey
will reside at College
L'.J If W.l
10 AVMTIOG
French Engineer Claims Ability to
Carry Freight
6pciol to tfas Eai.
Paris, Sept. 14. Francis Laur. tbe
French engineer and Inventor, has an
nounced t"e Invention of a flying om
nibus, capable of transporting mer
chandise and passengers, and has of
ficially asked tbe municipal council to
grant blm a franchise for th city of
Psris.
He claims to have obtained French
patents, but explains that he is unable
to reveal the details of bis machine
(tending the acquiring of foreign pat
ents.
PUBLIC RECEPTION.
A reception, in honor of the faculty
and students of Allen Academy and
the faculty and students of the Bryan
Baptlat Academy will be given by tbe
ladles of the First Baptist church. In
the church parlors on Friday evening
at 8 o'clock.
This social courtesy Is extended, as
an expression of appreciation, aa a
friendly welcome to teachers and stu
dents at this, the beginning of an
other school year, and also as aa op
portunity for tbe people of Bryan to
meet and mingle with them.
Every body Is cordially Invited to
be present, and help to emphasize this
friendly welcome.
Friday evening 8 o'clock. First Bap
tist church. 241
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You
The best Groceries money
can buy. We have them.
Them as cheap as they can
be sold. We do it.
Givo uo a calls
. E. Bullocfc & o. I
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