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Violets are the Senate fix it SuMitute for the VOTE -WAS U TO 20. In the center of fashion- evervafhero winter hats are being retrimrned in jfioleta. I am re ' ceiving new Millinery a mt with it the largest . hhipment of Violetaper seen in the city. Call and Bee for yourself and have your hat re trimraed, GILMORE. THE DAILY EAGLE. IMCAOH NAVIGATION. etared at lha FosumBo el Brva. Tim aa teoond Class mail matter. T CONMCLLT. PALMS A CaftNES. scsscnirrioa raica: Par Wek, 10c. Par Month. 40c SATURDAY, KKBKUABY 17, 10C. Tilot Point ha subscribed $53,000 for cotton mill. February 21 lias be e n designated mrbor day by the governor. Many trees will bo planted in Texas. The wealth of Sooth Carolina, with its 1,500,(100 inhabitants, in creased last yer 3,000,000, ft Rieat art of wbich is attributed to the continueit increase of cotton mills. Dallas New. Caldwell if to have electric lights and a telephone syBtem.and has voted for an issue of f 12,0(10 in bond for the erection of a new school building. la Rrpahlh-aa Vatre) Agaiasl Bill an4 Tw Urmarrata Per Ik tra Slltrr StiUtilete WraXtA by a VU f 47 U SH. i : L I : II it U ! i ' i I i I ( .4 lilKF EMMH.'K IJi-r PiU. FMMCT.'X l-litle lJtr IHU EMMKI.'H !jt Utl .. S- EMMIX'S Hsrsspsnlls sue EMMKI.'H tVu Emulsion ....hm KMMKI.'H TsatelessClllll Tun ic KMMKI.'H fusions Sw KMMKI.'S lils'-kherrr rnrttsISc FMMn1 X-1U 'HI .. 3 KMMKI.'H rnuith ILilssm ... ? KMMKI.'H . llilinnil:niTn Sn KMMKI.'S "outfit lim. ri ... Our Standard Medic i ii .i 1 ric);ll:ili'ls AIM. srANU AltD picpaialimis skillfully iici. Hid in our own laboratory-. They are prepared bete lit home mid in f sold jo per cent less than l'.itetit medicine.. Try them and help pu-h lliein to the f i ill . I.MMEL'S PHARMACY Col. I. L. Foster .Make A l'luln Statement or llenefita It Would Itrliiif. Ci.I. L. L. Foster, who is tbi.r otighly familiar with the Ilrazos river, and who is an authority on freight rates by reason of his for mer connection with the railroud commission and later by practical experience in railroading, hat the following to cay regarding lirazos Navigation that will repay care ful perusal on the part of those Heeling information on the subject, fHH'ially those desiring to know bow it will afreet freight rates: "By making the river navigable from Waco to tide water," sy President Foster of the A. it M college, "a sum not less than H,OU,000 a year would be saved the people of the Brazos, from Wuco south, in freight charges ami rates to all points in North Texas would be reduced more or les? ac cording to distance from Wuco. "It is not necessary for com merce to actually wove along a Certain oute for that route to ex ercii-e a controlling influence on freight rates. The Mississippi ! river will illustrate this point. j Though only a very small part of the commerce of the Mississippi ; valley now floats its way to mark- "let on the bosom of the Father of fi Waters, thele is not a pound of freight originating near it, or that crosses it on its destination to or from market, uion the charges on which it doei not exercise either a controlling or modifying influence. "So it will be with the Brazos river in Texas. It would be the greatest factor in the Stale in the regulation and control of freight . 1 1 charges, and there is no part ol 'u j Texas that would not feel its bene- ? I tidal effects. ' I "I do Hot hesitate to express v the opinion that the raving in the 1 1 freight charges compared to pres. I -Hit ratm on cotton, cotton seed i products, lumtier and other com Tinodilies, that would be afTceted ; fj within n period of three years. " I would pay all expenses necessary to obtain a twenty-toot channel to . I the sea and open the river to larg t Iraiispurtatioii. ' ! "Tiie cotton and other coiumiHl. ; itiea would not all go to market by I water, but would be moved by ti e I railways at rates tixed by the ' j! water route. . , .' "The people of Texas and par ticularly of the upper Brazos val- lev, have never hilly comprehend ' I ed the meaning und died ot the I opening of the Brazos river to navigation. J hmt'-li from tlx . earliest period of 'lexas history, tin WftJtalncto. Feb. 1 'The senate tuUtituU for the huuir cerrtoej bill imw4 by the nenaU yattartU bf th darisiT majority of 46 to '.'(. Trior to the baal paaiaK T the bill iiiniJiiiot mttm coDidr4 DoJer the ID iiomuU rule. Only two of thaaa wata ttlijptwj. vU; OoaulTarad bthaBoaoca euoiriotlMi barpiDK ii.4 door opn to in tarnational bimetallism and una by Mr. Ntlaoa of Mmneaota providmir for na tional banks with 123.000 oapital ia towns of not over 4000. The vote aa taken on the various amaudinenU offered wre praoUcally aloot: party llnta. Mr Chandler (lUp. N II ) otd for the bimstallw amanU luant. but again t tka bilL Mr. Caf farr (Dm. I.a) and Mr. Lindsay (Dam. Ky ) voted acainat tbacunitnitUa amend ment but for tha bill. Mr. Kyle of South Pakota waa tba only aanator who did not vote and waa not paired. Tba free silver autxtitute offered by Mr. Jonea. tha leader of tba L)inorratia tide, waa defeated by a majority of 19, tha voting twins; 47 to '.'1 Tha bill aa paued eouniiU of 10 aeo- tlotia It provide that the dollar of IZS W (raiiia of K'dil uine-tsntli due ihall be the standard unit of value anil that all forum of Tinted tttatna money ahall be maintained u'. a parity with it and that treasury notet and i;r -i-n la k shall be reileemable in golil The m-retary of the treasury ie aa- thiri.d to snt apart a fluid of f I.V),000,. national loiivrnlluii nlniuld lie cuinpiiwd Uoo in K"ld to rsili-siu the ni.tne and ( of tlioae uut buldiiiK IV'l rl apSMiint. to liiaiutain the furnl ats.vef :iS.0W.Ui)o. It shall also be the duty of the en-re tarrof the treasury, a fmt aa atlver TEXAS LE-o..- (ORE. tke He CkH(N Me ae eMeratttw mt Ike Tal lull. . Aoatia. FK The huuie yeeUr day ehanal I la way oteonaidertna; tha ai bill and till otherwise changed will b copaidere t bychaptera instead of aeo tiona, 'An affuH id fix i time for final vote failed. The pending boalneaa waa tha otta M In tha rendition of 'tax. Thia was finally left aa placed by tbeoommiaaior, aicept the insurance form waa tllmt- Tha night seaaloa waa frnltleaa The aenate took up the reneral df eleoey bill and finally paissd it with the emergency clause attached. Tha aenate next considered Mr. fltaf. ford's bill placing la tha hands of tka eouatiee tha printing of all blanki and receipts used in the assessing and col lecting of taiea Atuendtneote by Messrs Millar and Terry were adopted providing that such printing bear tha printer's union label, where practicable. The bill wu finally paaaad by a vote of 16 to II. Tha doalile-beader bill waa finally disposed of by tha aena'e. after clause waa inserted giving the railroad com uiaaioner power to regulate or abolish the double hsader system on railroads, AGAINST OFFICEHOLDERS. la the Sal! ( Peleaee Otkera BkMl4 Be Oltea rrelereeee. Washington. Feb. 16. Secretary Cbarlr Ditk of tba national Republican eomuiittee has sent tba following letter to Chairman B. 1L It Green of the Texas state Kepublican eouimittee, ia reply to an inquiry from tha latter in regard to the accrediting of Federal of ficeholders aa delegates to tha national Kepulihran convention: "In reply to your esteemed favor of re ulit'date, 1 Would say that wiula the national eomuiittee dor uot assume to interfere with the selection of dale gate, yet in order to avoid averse criti coon, it is deemed advisalile that, so far as praetlralitn.deleKalluut to the coming eautiful! Beautiful! j . , a ' "Beautiful! THAT LINK OF EMBROIDERIES AND LACES JUST RECEIVED AT Webb Brothers. njeiita. "There are, of course, justiflabU ex reptiutm to this rule, but public seutl dollars are coined, to retire an fuul uieul dn tatee that Federal ofllriaU shall Brazos river has, by common con sent, been regarded as Stlsci ptibl of navigation.'' The statement that the I'tuted States, which ha never Im--h con sidered a 1 1 1 1 1 1 i t .-i r y country, pats nearly three times as much in pensions us Knulatid, France and liermaiiy combined, should be enough to startle the nation into more vigorous efforts to (heck the amount of the treasury notes and to is sue silver certificates against tha ailvrr so coined, t'nder certain provisions, too, gold certificate shall lie issued against the gold held in the treasury. No t'nitad Sutns notes or treasury Dote shall li issued lu denominations of les than f 10 a ucl noiilvfr certificates lu denominations of more than I'D. The secretary of the treasury is au thorized to refund the bonded debt of the Tinted State iu ;u)-yer tminU lsr ing 2 per rent, the principal and Inter ret of these houds to be paid in gold. The 2 per cent bond shall be issued at not less than par. Any national bank, by deponlting with the United States bonds of this country shall ba permitted to issue cir culating notes to the fata value of the bonds dnpoeiled. nu bank lieing allowed to issue circulating liotea in el of the amount of the paid iu capital stuck of the hank. After the nMa of the financial bill the sonata made the lUwaiian govern ment bill the unfinished business. Tha house coin plated of l.'t pages of tha legislative, eiscutiveauJ judicial ap propriation bill without amendment. During tha general debate which closed at 4 o'clock a varie'.y of topics were touched upon. Mr. Iloutall of Illinois, Mr Miers of Indiana and Mr. Showel- ter of Pennsylvania, discussed the Philippine question. Mr. Orosvenor of of Ohio and and Mr. Uillelta of Massa chusetts, civil service reform; Mr. Drigga of New York, pension and Mr. Underwood of Alabama hi resolu tion to reieal the fifteenth amendment to the constitution. PARTIALLY DENIED. Mast ana's Statement Caess Stale Dspasl. txaat ttmalalsle Make Iteelel. Washington, Feb. Hi. - While state department oflicials are avers to dis cussing the pnlilinbed statement of ex Consul Mecrtim, It is anthoritatively stated that a search nf the records failed to show that Mr. Macrnm bad ever re ported t tha department that his offi cial mail was Iving regularly tampered with by the British anthoritiee It waa aaid that he did. in a general way, re port that Isith otlicial and private mail Intended for American ritiena did not reach huu punctually aud asked that a protest lie made on account nf thia rather arliitrarv proceeding on the part of the postal authorities. The depart uniut inveUih.ilvil the mutter aud learn ed that no mince niry delay runted and ilis-a not credit the statement that any cnrrespoiideiice.oflicial or otherwise was iqietiHd, iusH-cteil aud delayed by the British authorities. lloate ltjris Amattdmeats. Washington, Feb. Ill The linusa dimiKri ed to the senate amendments to the currency lull and a conference ban been ordered. Dot be ts prominently identities! with the management of political conventions. "In view of this consideration it is hnjied that the coming convention may lie free from the criticism which has some times obtained where a iarxe percentage of the delegates were ullicf holders un der the government." no Sold 'round the world. A-k vour (iroccr for them and iiisisist 5 HAMS and BACON. on having them. ARMOUR PACKING COMPANY. 0,el1elele4-atala1at,li Mialalalelal'alalalalat; ATTEMPTED HOLDUP. rT'T vefiaaeMaiiivvasii svw Hat Arhantas llepulillraa Coaveatlea. Little Kock. Feb ID - The H-pnMican state central eouimittee of Arknnus hn called a state convention for March 'JO ill I. itll.. Kock to elect delegates to the national convention in I'hiladelphia. 4lve Iwe aara. lid ton, Tex, Feb 1(1 The rase nf Will Iloyd, charged by indictment with burglary, was tried in Ju.lg.) t urmsn s thinking there would Is) a rise court nod the defendant Was givcu two) .,,.. f nlB ,,au huld it for MMUr SIm4 lit lbs llubbers, lie Is IU.II7 W.uada. I , Benson. Arir., Ftb. Id The New ". Memo and Arizona passenger train t.' wbuh left Benson last night for . Nogales, was held up by masksd rob t'; Ura at Fairbuuk. '.'U miles below Den- I on. Fxpres Messenger Milton waa J: ahot several time. rr Milton had just delivered bis park- : agn for Fairbanks anil waa going back J' Into Ins car when he waa commanded to 0kii bis safe. Instead nf complying; ' with the request he grablied his Wiu phrst..r and made a brave llvhL lie succe-dej in holding the rublwrs at bay : until help reached him and the rolitirr ' were driven away. Tue rubbers did not t secure any tssity and left, going in the ti direction of old Meiiro. Milton waa brought to Benson and waa sent to Tucson on a special train. rsraer Kepi Ills Vaw. r.onis, lex., rva 10. in isvj wan t: cotton took such a decided drop in prtae) Is M. T. Mill, a farmer living two mile east of town. stored bis entire 17 bale la his barn and registered a vow that he j would he would bold It till he could sell 1 it for N cents a pound. Sine then be has raised cotton aud sold at prevailing prices, but conUnued to bold hi old cot ton. Joe Hawkins went out to tb Mills farm and bought the entire 17 bale, i psjing a cents a pound for it J.ftrlea-Cerkall right. New York. Feb. 18 Th date of the fight Imtwenn James J. Jedues and Jains .1. Corlwlt has been liied aa May 1 14. (ieorge F. Consul and William A. ' Brady, manager ol the men, ueit Tom U Uuiirke, manager of the Seaside Ath letic club and formally accepted tb of far of the Coney Island club ior th Ma ; Jasapail le III Kaalk. Chicago. Feb 10. - Paul F. Dogge ' brok away from the government otll-ci-rs here, leawd over the Dearborn , viaduct to the (.'hies o and Northwest ern tracks Iwlow and sustained injuries that caused hi death a few hours later. The oflicers were taking him to jil. he having been arrested at hi nflice on a charge of using the mail to defraud. Kepart We t'lifeuadsd. El Paso. Tex , Fell. Ifi -T. S. F.l lridge, one of the six American reported to have teen killed by Mexican troop in Souora, lias been heard from. Me It alive and well and following hi calling aa a miner 111 N.nora 1 11s reportni killing has len found to be without foundation. It eiuauated from tha Ya qui junta at llislien. FRANKLIN BROS., BUTCHERS AND MEAT DEALERS. We Buy - HIDES, WOOL AND PELTS, t And Pay tho HIGHEST MARKET PRICES. TWO nARKf:T5--0ne In City Market Build ing and one next door to John 13. Mike's Store. BRYAN, : : : ; TEXAS. ..1 1 ' " "yn--y " f n 11 1 wmmv if-. . Mi',' t s tie t 1' r ' . . V .Tl - l.ir.flU 7 . Texas Bakery and.... BOARDING1 house The Oldestl The Largest! The Best! Fresh Uretd, Kolli( Cake?, Ktc, liakeil daily, l'ronipt delivery to any jart of the city on chort notice. Orders lor dinners, barbecues or pic nics promptly Hiipplied. The best meal in the city for 'J"c. Otto Boehme. TELEPHONE 39.. Phone 52 Kit-Ill ( eel Ciilloa. Tyler, Tex , Feb. HI. - It ds'rt Foahe. a fnriner, living tienr Whitehouse, sold I.Mialns of cntton which averaged biin einht cents tier pound. Mr. Foabe in the aevcrsl rr---i-i?--.w q O'e- For Corn, O ils, M.iv, Meal, Hulls, Ilran, or anjtliin ii the feed store lino. W'c ate pleasing those who liavc tried lis mill want to add other names to our list, (iivc lis u trial order, if not nlicady a customer. Wc ate now offering line Seed Corn and Sot'hum Seed. Yours to please, 1 WOOTEN & HARDER. IOC" i a u i :3 enormity. mouths. year iu the peuiteutury.