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Beautiful I I S3 UseM ! Aionoui',,1,,""""u",'"""' sSlsS For Ilci7 ai?J Bojrs. OF course when you give a present you want it to Ikj something nice, that in always connidercd. Itut the other point, that is., whether it i useful or not, i often overlooked. i? 'It:: What would be more ac ceptable than a nice Florshcim Patent Calf Shoe for ... $5.00 Florshcim Vici Shoe for 5.00 Florshcim Box Calf Shoe for 5.00 Florshcim Chrome Tan Shoe for . . 5.00 Florshcim Vclour Vici Calf for . . . JJ.50 THIS VICI CALF U oiiii-UiiiiR new. It in n lij;ht a a a Vici, but hasn't the I I nrt ahle feature of the Vici to ccull' up; yt;t looks jut as nice ami will wear longer. Or, if you don't want a pair of shoe, what would he nicer than a 2.50 BOSS HZT. In all the new hhapes ami color. Also a full line of John It. Stetson Hutu. A pair of nice Tailor-made Trousers wouldn't be bud. A full line of the celebrated Gold and Silver shirts, and a large stock of Collars and Cull's. My line of Neckwear can't be excelled for beauty, quality, quantity or price. Will take pleasure in chowing you our line. w iiomas. FRANKLIN BROS., BUTCHERS AND MEAT DEALERS. PARTITION OF SAMOA. ArtU.M.t U tllf trfst4 Ctr tf Ike tIH.l. Waeuington. IVr 13. Arrangement ara being perfected by SacrMary "-T. Lord I'auncefote and Here Voo Hollo two for tba lacution of tha prorisiona of the treaty I t the partition of Samoa when that convention ia ratified by tba mo ate When lb Samoan islands finally paa BoiUr tba eorereignty of tha I'mWxl Stab-a they will lie governed, ax 111 the casaofOuain. by a naval oflicer witU tba rank of gorernor, who will be fur nished with a flagship, ami attached, to tha Pacific etatlou. The Abarend-t. un der the command of Commander 11 V Tillay. la now in tha barter of l'arfo Pago, where a coaling atation ia bom established, and ha will probably tie tha firat Knernor of Tutuila and tba adja cant islanda tranaferred to tbia govern merit Ai tba native ara well disposed, no trouble u tipacted in tha aiteomon of the American government to their i aland. It ia aaid that Ilerr Von Hullebau baa taken advantage of bit ca.ll at tba atat department to auk reepectinir. tha correctness of tbe report that negotla tiona were on foot for tba acquisition of tba Pannh West Indie by tha United Statea. A ba been atatad. nothing official baa paaeed between tbo Unit! State and Denmark on tbia subject, and tba (leruian ambassador o understands. Germany' interest in tba matter lie. II i atated, in tba fact that alia it endeav oring to purchase territory from I)eQ mark. At prevent Oermany baa not a foot of territory in the American hemisphere, and tin. islands of the Wit Indies, now belonging to la-Mimark, would make a tite for an admirable coaling station, for her navy. Katbcr than nee the IU-r!iii government ac piiro tha isluud the I'mted Statea would probably prefer to purchase, thrin, and in any event termm objection would undoubtedly l made to the transfer of lb territory to tier-many FOR - THE - HOLIDAYS. Plain and Fancy HEATING STOVES. DINNER SETS. CHINA AND GLASSWARE. CARVING SETS. KNIVES AND Yw 'special. We oiler SHcial Inducements on unity beauti ful and u-cful article for Holiday (lifts. FORKS. SILVER SPOONS POCKET CUTLERY. SCISSORS. SILVER SPOONS GUNS, PISTOLS, L ETC. We have a few handsome Pattern in RUGS AND CARPETS, J" the thing for Holiday Presents, which we are offering at very low Figure. i IN GROCERIES. The large Variety and superior quality of the goods we have received EX PRESSLY FOR HOLIDAY TRADE, will make the preparation of your Christmas feasts an easy matter if you will give us an opportunity to fill your orders. COLE BROS. DEATH OF FERRORO. it for Sulci l) HiiiImiii A. Nail. Thomas Kowau place near the (irad ed School, ia tbe city of I'.ryan, coneiet. lani. Wo Buy HIDES, WOOL AND PELTS. And Pay the HIGHEST MARKET PRICKS. it:: IS! TWO riARKET5--0ne in City Market Ifuild ing and one next door to John IJ. Mike's Store, BRYAN, : : : : TEXAS. "Tf ! .-i i J 1 1 !!!' ' "i !'! o.. Hii' i-ui-ii .11. i--i.it n ', '.J.. DR. PAUL M. RAYSOR, PHYSICIAN AND Jfl'IUSKON Uryan, Texan. I iiir ff ll IU( of Kit kll'il hi Offitef over Jan.e't lr.ii Htore. Ke. Jl'DCO IlllOI.U 131. Ilrogdon's Tl! AS'T'H Ot.D hTASD lieef, 1'iirk. Snuft Ktc, t!ie best that i :in lo li:nl, hIwmvh imi hand. Yuiirs tn ji!eaie, R. L. BROCDON. Mae lleapuii.lltla fop the (.real.! Kcaadal larln( the lll M ar. New York. IVr i:i Major (in-ral ome, EJwarJ lVrr.To tli-al at In buino in tbia ritT, hk"1 I'1 y-it: llo whi lmrn In Spain of Italian tiaronta. llm father wan a fainoiia .Ihiiciiii; maatr. in I lit birniielf heraine a tctrlicr of ilntii iiiif In Iwll he raiiwil tin. Fifty. firt New Yorli regiment, railed tlie "Sliepanl ritlea."t.f wlili li lie waa ui.lt tolniiel lie l.-'l a lriK'l in I'lirnmile riteilitiui to ltottiiolte inlan'l. wlmre Inn regiment took the limt fortiliej reJoubt raptared lu the war. He aluo cotiiinanl-l a tn('leat.Ni'W ber, umler ieiieriil Itriio, nnit in sti. aerrej in I'otie Virginia campaign Hi I waa In the tiattlea of South Mountain ! aud Antietam aiul for hia braverf in th I lattur wiu eouiniiMione l lrit;iolier K" ! eralcf voluuteen S-.t 19 IMii He aerved at Fredericksburg and Vlrkaburic ! and commanded a division at tba eel-)' of KtioiTille. lie afterward marclicd the Ninth army rnrrm over the mountain without roads and ljr couipau only to Cincin nati. He wa in command of tbade feuae of Fort San. Urn agaimt tha le perate onalauxbt of Loiipitreat. Ilii Dual caiupaiKn, inrltidintf tbe aiega of Peteriiliurif. he rominanded the colorel diTitinn of tba Ninth armjr corpi and on Def- 2, be wita trerete t major ganeral for "bravery ami unrtturioip aervti-ea " Oeneral Ferrero's death recall one ot tbe Kreat arandali of tba civil war. At Petersburg when a mine waa blown np, which engulfed aeven roinpaniea of tbe Confederate and four cannons, tba col orad troop and a triicad of wbitm were to charge Hut half the men laid down their arm and refused to charge Tba other brigade It.VHl strong ad vanced until met liv mjnad of 300 Con federate at tbe i-avttf left If tba el plixled mine. lty the inveetigation which was nub teuetitly mnile by tbe court of inquiry of which Major (ieneral W S lianciH-k was pn-xiderit, tbe failure of lh itsHault after the mine eiplode wnx asi-rited in part to Hrigadx (irneritl Fnrrern. "for want of readiness fui the as.nult. in not goinu' with his troops, tint remaining' lu a ImuiiIi pnxl " rrulilblllua Ntli loaittH. Chicago. Iec. M -TIik naliorial com mittee of the 1'iohitiition party met in this city to hi the d.it", seln t the place and issue a call f..r n tmtiuual convention in I'.hsi i ,e n'sitftiation of i at Cbairiuaii In k of Allnnou, Mu lj . offer-1 ed aolne time ugo, will 1 in te.l on ftt tins meeting One of the mL-renting j questioti which may aris- is tba eligi bility of woman delegates Women are I now admitted, but there i, ,.,1,1 to l ' alroiii; sentiment in fv .r of their de position on encoiioinic grounds I lllftiaayinau ( ilui.l. San Antonio, lc i:l -As tleorire! a Imrtetilir m l'oiok Wi.rk, bo w 111 li, 11 mi on Coiiiiiii rco etre.-t, n-ar th.. Ii.-urt of the city by two men 'J im pitol ..f one of tbe roi!-r was accidei.ily Iitrliiirgeil Hi lK.lll MM, but A1..1 Ui.t t ln,.f o l'olici ( '.ir lciuii in, I l'oli , 1:, ilughi-s, who happened to !) i.-.ir. r.ni to tin' Menu Mil I i-npllire 1 olie in in I i l,iu,. d to 1. a brick iiin-m Ir .1 ( ii,f,,rn'..i- llurn.cl In lle.Hi. Merit. Tel., Ifcv. Id. -,le.,ie Daniels, 4 years old. caiih'hl lire fr.,m a atove mid only lived three hours. The children Were left alone in thu house, and the tiglilors, hearing scrcaui", ran to their aaalatulica. lur train having Hiv.ui I CI p. iug of 5 l-lll aciei of land, a good bou-e 1 l'ec. 10th, and train leiiv.ng il van ther iinprovt'inente; must sell Price I I'iO on ea-y term. at II. .V T. V. r.XCl'ltsMISS (ar hihhI lor ; dsve to point! in Ala- j bama, deorgiii, Miseiesippi, Florida, Tennee-e-, Kt-nt ni-V v. North and raiiih Ca'ohna aod also to New ( Ineaiia. (Ii L to Lets at I'.rvan. V. S. Wileoii. ' Ii-.-j Agent. F. F. . V. F., llulTr N. 111., '.el Tbe Atlanta .institution anv v Kn-liard II. Hubbard etanda at Mra. White 'a residrnci- C.itbolic t bun b, two lot; Improved; 7(Xl. OppitSltD place well well iiii- CI. II. C. I.. Hill. Uk, proveil; near (iraded School. IM IiSuN A NAM., Ueal Feint Agents, llrynn. a. m , l'ec. 1Mb, life 1 1 ill. I. Unit. ' j leave lloofttoii led later than I I p, 111 , I l'ec. UHi, l.yi. 1 For tram leaving llryan -4 11 p. in , 1l....l'!ll. n.l t..m I...,.. iu.. ... . it p.Ula- in" Dec. II. fare l rO Limit , 'r""' " eloquent lectur- leave lloiiatoii not Inter Ibau p. 111. : er of Aim ric a." iov. Ililbbiird ill ! l'ec. I.'i. Is'". 1 ,l;iu.r ),.. Inn, mis le ture at thn opera I Tickets ill also U' on eitle l'ec. Huh , .. T i.,,i. 1..... t- . .... 1 r .1.1 11 bo -e I e-ilay nik.'lit, l'ec. I.. 1 to I lib inclusive, limited to I. t,e II. .11- ' i ton not later I ban 10 p in I ec-. loth. , IS'-". Fare, .I.IN). W. S. V caoii, Agt Hear en . Ilul burd'a lecture at tba I CIIKIsTMAS :(l';t Ii'N. 'opera bon-erovt I ue-day; one ha'.fof I , ,. . . ., , , , .. ,, . rroceed will go to the public ai bool Ieceinlr Jt, .'1, and J.'nd, Is'i'i, . A ' . ' T 1" -.11 1 1 ....... l . ilirarv Intnl. A. nils-ion .sic. s It V . "II. rrn iriii ihji m rill H'l I'll.- ' 'A POINTOR H0L DAY PURCHASERS. li nru loiikitiK for cuitalile mid itir'riitt r i-n t-. what to oet a visit to UOHN TO. CAliDWEhh'S will i-. ttlv rttid enahli' you to Ifvoti lire lie-itatitl the iliiliiihtv at alioiit I'licc and 1 ' ... MAKE UP your mind. IIb i .-liowino the nm-t eiirli litn o DIAMONDS, WATCHES BROOCHES, CHAINS. RINGS. PINS, CUT GLASS and SOLID SILVER ever ("en ill Itry.'in. Hirt xtock of SILVER NOVELTIES alotu- will im et the demands of tu arly every tuirt'liAser, tHil inclod-s it variety of all the new thinjfur t lttr Holiday trade. You will have no occasion to Hulaiiiuiida. home from end lor anything this season, our line. Away We- can j.l.-it-o yon in etvl", iiality and prices, on any arliele in John M. Caldwell.