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First in ' Churches, First in
Schools and First in Com mercial Importance. The First State Bank and Trust fCo. OF DRYATJ Capital $50,000 Surplus 010,000 Stockholders' Liability $50,000 Combined worth of the Stockholders of this Bank ONE MILLION DOLLARS Wc .offer you the services of a strong and conservative institution and invite your banking business. OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS ED HALL, President R. II. SEALE, Vice President W. II. COLE, Cashier JN0.17. COULTER II. P. DAIISBY E. J. JEIIKIIIS W. J. COULTER m 8 Brazos VaEky r-"t seat of Drazo V-n the Houston 4k i InteroaUonal - .fronds, 100 miles trl ICS miles south tllxated on a high t- r' vlually to the Bra ' , , ) to tbe weit, and Jr. fifteen miles on d by any of tbe larger cities of the Mate. Thlr membership nunibera from 250 to C50. Tbe city ichoola are the Allen Acad emy, a preparatory achool for boya, one of tbe beet In tbj State; the Dryan Baptist Academy, a achool for girl and young ladles, which baa a very high reputation over the State and A new two stnry fire station la In course of erection, and the handsome two-itory homes of A. M. Waldrop and Mrs. Llllle Chance are being comple ted. Several nice cottages are also In course of construction. In addition to these, plans have been prepared and accepted for a new city hall and opera bouse to replace tbe r i r ill T T F J - A Street Scene in Bryan. A re out o I to lea i la lookc Come ht A. TliH .V a. r) aee we! minute' ence r which are: Pres. j we art propOH' CoIIcr ttona t There for It presec ' Coller7 vant.i .A; wt ttyU Ctornfc. ftim "A A ol it our I ties " Zm ablet , eter : WQ LawsMaWaaiwaisaaiMsaaMi ii1 Four of Bryan's Leading Churches. commaurrounded by the fin . 1S In Teiaa. The up via crops of corn, cottod, enter oati, sorghum, peas, ha creek bottoms are Prfc ribbon cane. The bot tlcallj2 the Drazoa river are aldjtie world, oppojjdedly a city of church crow The four leading prot we Actions. D. ptlsts, Mctho coteriao and Chrlotlnn, have If Sen that cannot be surpas- tnHt inr.7 th3 Trolley cy if n per,' Cars thof be fj ATTEND .. INKER'S peop Zi 10c Store wouf. dent with that' jSs-sd Saturday kave A . , , homes )lo. or Slsl Cut iing Fridaw and Satur . fhLiJk Wore hand let L - NovcltiM. Glaismrt. J- Jrylhing that goe to f l - hammered Brass r- aimers, aiicr, i 111 I' Jle Sticks, Toothpick , Ttays, Tea CaJJy, ' Lorinz Cups, Vases lower Baskets. r, jCakes 10c pe' P0""- T urn 2 pks. for 5c. fr,10 for 5 cents. 1W White Soap 25c. 'A Sundry Soap 25c. ( Coating bath soap 25. i : tfkos; Glycerine Soap, 'rth 50c V'of Brj an at a price, f ''asses 39c per dozen. I i ttchers 29c. IAL SALE particularly ita music and art depart ments; the Ursullne Convent, conduc ted by Uraullne Nuns, a thorough ichool for training and finishing young ladles; also a fine system of public schools, with more than a thousand students enrolled. In addition to these, the State Agri cultural and Mechanical college ia lo cated but five tnllea south of Bryan, and 'his being the trading point and general headquarters for this grent school, It la looked upon as a Dryan Institution. Bryan haa an oil mill and fertiliser factory, an Ice plant, electric light and water works, compresi, steam laundry, four cotton gins, two milling plants, one dally and weekly newspa per, one wholesale grocery and many mercantile establishments of various kinds. The town has never been on a boom, but has enjoyed a constant, steady growth. A great deal of building Is In progress nt the present time and thire Is not an Idle carpenter, brick mason or painter In town. Tbe elegant two-story pressed brick First National bank building, erected by F. D. Per kins, haa Just been completed and the new furniture and fixtures of the bank are the most elegant In this section of Texaa. one burned In March laM. A bond Is sue for Its construction carried re cently and the contract will be let soon. A bond Issue haa also carried for a sewerage system and new water plant to be put In by the city and work will begin on them In a short time. M. H. James and W. J. Coulter have accepted plana for two two-story brick buildings, and Mr. James has already awarded the contract for his building and the material Is being placed on the ground for Its erection. A bonus of $10,000 has been raised for a trolley lino to the Agricultural and Mechunlcal college, an, I a fran chise has ben granted over the streets by the city to a local company which proK)Hea to build th line. They have had the preliminary surveys made by Engineer T. I Fountain of Houston, and the cost of construction la now being computed. As soon as completed, the company proposes to select a permanent route and begin the work of construction at once. Dryan haa a population of GOOQ pro gressive citizens, receives 13.000 bales of cotton annually and la one of tbe most important commercial point of Ita size In 'he State. rJL?l I M II mm w 4 n r Ml FEED Of All Kinds. GRAIN and HAY Frt$h Ground Corn Chops and Meal. Best Equipped Milling Plant in Central Texas. JOHN C V1CK IMI'KOVKI 'UK TOWN UY USINC. i DeVoe's Mixed Paints Lasts Longer Goes further and looks better than all others. For colors and prices call at HASWELLS BOOK STORE MaMsWssMMsMsWsBssMsMSsaaMsiSMsasssMsjg We aery the Stock And will take pleasure in showing you through Bryan't Biggett Store. ur FsiDD howflng Of seasonable merchandise cannot be equaled and the prices are right. Complete showing of Dress Goods, Silks, and Trimmings. Get the habit of trading here. A J- Wagoeir & o The Home of bood broceries Brazoi County Granite Court House. 4 It is our constant aim to keep our store supplied with the very best Groceries that money can buy. We want to be prepared to meet every want of our cus tomers. We buy close and our prices are just as low as it is possible to sell and leave a living profit. We carry a complete line of Staple and Fancy Groceries, and shipments of Fruits and Fresh Vegetables are re ceived daily. We would be pleased to have you call and let u s show you our goods and make you prices. Phone 104 SANDERS BROS.