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in rr toDiToiTirrj MAY I-AIC7" B ill ' A. J!TEW SYSTEM REACHING. WITH Ha UWi HAILS. MEMPniS, Firming ii A3i MINT OTHER I M PORTA!?! IMINTH IX TUG HUllllIEAKl', UUUU CONNECTION'S XT UlRUlNUUAal FOR MONTGOMERY MO II ILK. ATLANTA SAVANNA &HD ALL POINTlN TUB STATE OF FLORIDA. AR8EXaERr'ARRAXf;iXO XU TICIvTH VIA Til IS I Conditi f There Won Than Can lie Imagined. r j natives massacred.; faaalbals famished (Jaat U Slar tka Inhabitants and Captive Turac4 Ottr U the Caaaibals to Da Lstra by Tueou A yiL. 5r rr jAa.. I. Houston & Texas Central -R. R. la all- NORTH, SODTH AND CENTRAL Texas Points. ftclnp nrrtaf rata.! nn th natives bv VTU HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY officials anl whites mho had conccs- TO iXJr inn "Y.r"".r "f, Finns f rubber Ian.! IH1TEU TRA1X- London. Jan. 3. Captain Our Pu row, who baa Just returned from tha l a . fc. r IV. Ol .1. empioy or tn iiraju tiro dii 1 ' . . ... run? r-iiAti r.3S. THROUGH SLEEPERS ernmcni. aricr six yeara irrnc, u i x... w. -, - clarcs that the condition! prevalllu to Dalla. Austin, Waco, Fott Worth, Denison, Corsicana and Houston In the Conao Free State government 10olB,Ump,for, ,h8(utll.f9p,3la3 Ric Cwl. Bwkcocuiomt lUoept are a disgrace? to civilization, and farj worse than ever before. He pictured c p it MORSE. M. L. ROHHINS, atrocities of the moht horrible char-1 ., Traffic Manntrer Gen. l"a. & Ticket Agt. tail Aa a typical In stance of tho means employed by the Free State rovcrnment. Captain nur row corroborated the statement of an an American missionary to the effect thatthrodlrlulH mploynl &'" cannibals to win mi they li-su.d rlllcs "to massa cre ntiil capture unarmed native who had rebelled nualnst tin lr brutal incta ods" "I have Kworn testimony." said Mr. j Rurrows, "of the Iirlcianj handing ' over natives to cnnr.lhals for tho ex- press purpose, of being eaten. Forced lnlior prevails everywhere, and "shot pun rul' Is the tr.itfl description for the political nd ministration. Thecom- lt. .,,,r,.l,,.a..,l 'ltv Ment i Panics deriving wealth from the collec Market from Messrs. Smith ic Al- ton of rubber are ull more or 1ch I .lenlre to Inform lhliiiillc ( ..nterprUes. as a third or half the hhareg In them are Invariably held by the icovernmeiit."" "Utterly Kin Leopold and the for HE SOUTIIKASTEILN LI3IITEI). rvt.1, urntiiiTin to otrr D raa raaiaruLi.r rriimp tmitiTinl to T It -w tmm oimmr, on ro JLLKX. IIiltos. BRYAN KN'VDEH. rii.tauii i.irno HUNT LOL'IM. City Market. that I win ready to MiIy (!()0U UKrUKiKUATEI) Ml." ITS Be.f. Pork, Mutton and all kind "f.frDn.nt has made some show of ac market ,riHlu?-l in iiny iuHi.tlty at . )f some of tlie Upper t'onRo coropanlen, but only minor offlclala are ever touched, and .....,,ul,lu ..rli...u I will l)UV Olllv the bent hiiIiiihU ntid employ expert meat cutter. A portion of your patronage will le appreciated. UcHpcctfullv, JOHN V. HICKS. J. W. BATTS, Rtal Eitaio Agent liar la offlc th only aol of ibtrmot hooka of Bruo county land tltlr. the so-called reforms are merely in tended to throw dutit In the eyes of the public whose Indignation has been aroused bv the stories of this rc!nn of terror. While the present system for the collection of rubber, and the re crultuient of natives continues, the Conto Free State will remain a dla Itrace to the white man's work la Af rka." 'like Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver." IS THE til'MrTTOI St'I'Pt Y Or IKKEniO CIIAHUS NEW rjmj mrnt rt-oriit.'T pnM-urrd by tb. N ( International and Great Northern Railroad) Making It thr for-mo.t r.d tr Imurlm.a tran.it rarllltl.. Plml cor.nrctloo mJ 1-k fur ail nit on main Im N-tf. u LONGVIEW, LAREDO, AUSTIN, SAN ANTONIO The route you are Lx-kinir for to ST. IOUIS. Ml-MI'IIIS, and uV)cc tive point North and Last, with .Palatial Tlirough Cars Kiily Ur to lh pniurlro .lnt of th ai .rtiouiar conliaiiy ln by "All d.-llJ, D. C. DEM A RET. Ticket Ajteiit. Urynn. W TRICE. D.J.PRICE. lad Vloa PrMldrat tad Cm. 8npt Gnerai PaMnr and T1okt A(tnl FOU SALE. Fouth half of Mek near Allen Armleiiiy. I'rlc f-Vnt. Al out one ami oiic-iunrtT acres near schoi.lhn'ise in siiiitlieiiht nrt of town. Sitiiill new collate tenant IioIim: mid well oil prcliiiH.-H. Price flOot). tSiX room house lllxl one lot of frrouiid on wi st bide of tow n. Price 8i0. blx room houso mid two lots of irrii ml located four blocks from Main Htr.ef. Itrick clsiern on pre nilsts. Price f i;; . AUo utiier city property jl lea I IdaatlUod M at Mardrrar. ! Cuthrle. O. T., Jan. 3.-I-evi Uted. who was amonB the prisoners that es caped from the federal all here on July 5 lat, was recaptured on New . Year's day and returned to Jail. Ha was charred with horse stallDf be f,,r. t. mMiuul hut he returns charr ed with murder, havlns: ben Idpntlded by !r. Mean Hlossom of Oklahoma City. H rt one of the hlRhwaym.n who killed the doctor's four-year-old son near llunh Springs last AtiKUHt, I'rafarrad Nra Cnaab. Pnnls. Tex.. Jan. 3. A white man aid to be from Wichita Falls, on the arrival here of the train froni Fort Worth, was arrested by Policeman John miii. It whs alb-Red that the man perni.xi.'d In ridiiiK in the iirgro coach, mid that when Conductor ll.iuney. af ter requesting him to go to another apartment undertook to enTorce thn rule, the man drew a larre knife and In a threatening mantu-r rcfiiM-d to move out wocaaaoa ro J- P- rtmmm mc raaee suable W wo. 1 8ln(t Drtvara, D,wbl Tana. Uood Sound, Hafa and ttpaaitr Horaaa, StyllaS Turnouta, llonwt Prli-, Fair and Rjuara TraatmanL NABORS BROS. BRYAN. ' 0 0 0 - - ----- QS0 a- f -Things NECESSARY g the Miccc!oful tailor are & A stock of Supe rior Cloth, Know- ledge of hisBusi- ness, Skill in Cut- & & & & ting and Fitting ! 0 ta) Mill N1S1W GITY, BAKERY! FRtSH BREAD, CAktS AND PltS always on hand.... PICNICS AND BARBECUES rureUhed any'amount of nrad. Mo. on'tanty four noura noUc. :: :: 8aia room on:door.oorth.oMUnwar'a. E. GRIESER, Proprietor. ninmintr' ll -AT- j. d. Fpanhlln's Market uft fif Main street. BrocJon's old stand. Nothing hit the very best i meat. : : Come to see me i J. D. FRANKLIN.! ilan TwaBty-Flta Vaara. Fan Antonio. Jan. 3. Henry Thom as was convicted of attempting uvdault on Mrs. Hurt Asbford and was sen tenced to -j years In the penitentiary. There are two other castes against Thotti as. Thomas Stro'Kens was sentenced to the pftiltenMary for live years for forgery. There are two other forgery cases against him. W. A. WATKINS, Attorney-at-Law, Abatrarta ma1. d.-e1,wiiltn. Pe!l attention Klven In Cemni.-n Ul Ijiw anil ' ill--tlolia. NOTAKY I'UIILIC IN OKHCK. Office in City Hall. Telephone Ho. 54. BRYAN, TEXAS. J. R. AHTIN LAMAR HETIIEA ASTIN b BETHEA ATTOUVrTVH AT LAW Pmotlcatn all th Co.irta of iho Stat-oeth rll, an-t i rlniiriul. f..-ril aiieniii.n i 'inini'T'ii 1. Curira'..iin 4 Ij"1 lJUk'.iiiuii. Nutury InuO-to Astin BuilJini:Nain Street, BRYAN, TEXAS. raaalar rarlary far lti( Saady. TSIar Sandy. Tex.. Jan. 3. J. W. Qulnn. J. I-ester Williams and T. X Spark man. solicitors for the Chicago H'.illiling and Manufacturing company, have closed a rontract at this plari for a caanlg factory. The plant will have a capacity of 1000 dozen three pound cans per day. T right C'aaaamplla Ix)ndon. Jan. 3 In consequence of King Kdward'a active Interest In the rnihade aKainst consiituitlon, a phlt anthroplst who wishes his nome with held has placed Joo.ooo at bis majes ty's disposal for the cnuslructlon of a aultarium for consumptives. la tin mi; I WllMMN AND J PAVELS. Jewels, ciiinly. Il'.uci. man that , tho order oi a woman h preiei- s. JeWeN follll 11 lll'-'tlllte i.l htv powerto t he nv erau'e woin.'in. V. II t il" "P-iU' 'I "I I'll Ji W' l- ICaar Admiral Kaa' luaaral. Wubhlngton, Jan. 3. Impressive fu nerul servieeg were held Thursday at I lt. John's P.plscopal church over th , late Hear Admiral Francis A. Koe ' . .... .. - .... ..il I TV.,. . Ullll'd DUIU'H IliO J, rii-i. hi- I j mains were Interred at Arlington cem I h lri Trnd- a I eiciy. i FIRE AT DURANT. j ria Mrlrk HulldlaK Ia.lrayad by Wefk ot aa laraadlary. Durant. I. T-. Jan. 3 -For a timf Thursday It looked a If the whol business part of town would be de stroyed by lire, but owing to the work of the volunteer fire department thr flames were extinguished with com paratively bmall lus. The fire origi nated in the grocery store of W. II Wells k. Co., destroying tl-e content valued at $:!j00. The Insurance wai Other losses were: Proctor, Wann st Co., butcher shop IliOO; Insurance lr.O. W. T. IIlBhtowrr k Co.. groccrj store. $3000; insurance Ross Sl Robinson, furniture, $300; Insurance $2000. K. O. Butler, confectionery, $1000, Insurance unknown. The postofflce was damaged. Nearl all the fixtures and all the mall saved Five brick buildings were destroyed fairly covered by Insurance. The were the property of R. K. Newell. W. M. Samuels, M. L. Elsey aad Mrs. My ers. The Are was the work of an Incen diary. A. Mr. Gooding, who had a con fectionery In the Wells grocery store iv a man strike a match, break the buck window and throw it lu upon a pile of bay. AHEAD. W.iM AMERICA r-Art Will Kitoaj lla Alila la Tall tha What Iniu U tt'.flh, Paltlmore. Jan. 3 In this week's Ij-smip if the Manufacturers' Record J Stephen Jeans, secretary of the Init iation, and one of MONROE EDGE HAS NOT SLEPT FOR WEEKS-BEEN TOO BUSY hi'.LhINCi LANU. HRVAS I'Ki'l 11TY 10 mi n 111-nr oil miiT. ntt of a till ti t In i It v Iniit. i'.n!i' Iim I ii li -1 -ci mui- Nil "II mi I. tielier than tHiilnm Imel n. w tmue. ai-.l, vmrnl i.l. rn. hi barn ami other lmnin--aienta fur .ale cheap. 41 acre.. In . ll I : m 1 . an-t 1" J'n.1 nn mil i-, & r.. -in linti.e. t -w ,inli..-. .Iii iU. rtb. fie.. aiwul iImk well, remi-nl ri.t.-rn III va.leru 12 nf i ty. Come ij uli k, It. t lieap Taoclnap lion.i-. In wi.n in artnfr!ty. The B HalUnt l.i e In wr.ti rn part of ally will tell at a Sarfalu. Vacant Iota In all arm of rlly. Good i-n-.m frame bniinr r!o. to C. W. A H V. depot will aril i heap. Two Iota with ft room tinna. nalla. I larrecla rna. fant.-n. rrltia. etc eloe lo aradi"! achoul .111 rlie out at a lri(aln. One (Ire room honae, we 1. aheda. vte.rloae to trailed hnol suing "very hfap. ' One rooil new 5 room hone on ama bloi k at rra Hapll.t rh'iri h. price "i heap." A vacant bits k with Tloak Irrea for U'A. In aouthern part of rlty on I'ollere road. I nta, nice mnmT hnne, ort-hard tatla. ben loiiaa and other Impr iremenU, price 1130. I 4 blork. T room bona 4 salleriea. pantry, oath room, barn, wa'erworka. eln'trlc lix'iia, ell, orcrard. etc ln in. lrtr boarillnr bnn.e, wl't aernmmmlate sn piple, will rvtit for lono to 7u0 a year, will aell anear. all! ; aell for VJV and prices wnich are low enough to attract without beinu low euouch to leoseti value. Tlie rises!iioii of these essentials jQz, make ui couliilcnt ofour tucccs in pleasing every patron. 0 JOHN WI1TMAN. 0 P0U5 JORCS iViki . WOK 1.1 fur over 5u years 4fBBjpBBBBjpBasaaHBBBBBaiaBBBBaawsfeaasfeaBBa It's 10 years old a n tl It. t. ast.os it! If you want a whiskey indorsed by the lca.lin physicians everywheie, don't forget Paul Jones. Your Grandfuthc-rt Drank PAUL JOSHES Special attention i!l be given to family trade, also through our s.,lc agent. J. I'.. l'l )M 1'. I" . . lAk.xpotsitioii Snloon. paid Jiim-a, l.ialill. r, Iiiilr. llli', k) 0 ;0 S :0 0 00 0 0 0 Ct:& &0 0 (Ml Mill for Tarana. Vernon. Tel . Jan. 3. The citizens of Vernon and Wilbarger county held i.l 1 . ........ ri. I In t I in 1 I-.. I. II. II II) J. liO-il I UK i'i ll' I", i F".-'- "4 '.uscll.Vts totmikeorsave tl,.. i -1 -ai.!zl-i the Vernon CoUun ti.l Mirchnse th. iii. If ii w.iiimu , io:u;m y. .i n.n:i.i .'i'i'u .1 . . i.i . . . II ... l . I ... c n h.j.-r i n! i nlu tfi s!rn k Woman tlnrneil lo llealb. 'ir Sprln-s. T v, Jan. 3 Mrs. IIL'il I of . .Ill ll.ll Hie It I' Ir. nt etore Cm!; Alien -"ill i L- I,, r li.ri 1 1 h to 'i I II rn i I I'll 1 to fe Hill li'n " t hell let III r loll IIV III I-i II ;,it tho In i' ! !ioti cHisi '.ii. nn . II.iS. col'l- -iii'l I i -.-! i I iin- i- Hour. I.V li- regular U- "I 1M-. I.i ,..t H (I, 111. ,111 t I . It Will profiptlv in i ci':i-Mii..'i.iii in ii- V M II-' K il 1 1' I ' ' 1 I ' I ' ,, . I'll t:i' . - at -t i!-i St a I "II"-' il-" Ir-'lll til" M I': not a cum -ail. I't ' ' ' 1 ,n. (,,r,'i T'lii, i'" l-ii!,l ii 1 1 I ' hi -trull). 1. . V.'ll can t ull ..I ti. (i. tin . .1 s r. Iiaiii- r ui' in. s t!,.. Viloii-J. ui- in urn.' o l!r:in. t (" ' " " i" ' i ll Alii nti lie. 111 ' 1 S 4 lota lolnlna 'JerT Franklin.' uu uu 11-2 u-m of land near of mill wl'b two aotiaea, one baa h rnoma the other .1, will al Sbanae for country property or aell for 7m Irablna. J ,lo. r. aouth of I. 'A U. N. depot III ai-ll all tor IT"'. One a rixini l.eii.i'. ball. 2 ralli .lea I rloaeta. food tiarn. eiaiern, waifrwotfa. rariten ete.. In rn .mill I, art i,f rltv. Inr SlJiai j One nit rewlt retiare tn aontbi-rn ' part ol city, it.nnl well, p'.-ntv of r""in fur ar- lena.tic ,nn In il Ii (ronuil wun apiiuniu tn-w 'or .Vin. ablorka in wratein part of known aarlty rrk, tauli(iil oak a on ea.li 1,1m k, will ai II cheap. One ba'f Mock f mnn room home. halla. .i. ...i... . t.i-i..,.. 1 l..l,.i,i. r I . l.l.r iiiiii.'rKT.i iii.i . ,.' ' -.. t.oted authorities on Iron . .yu. hcne, bl arn and all other mtem presents an International : '"'". '-"" l-".f city, wui ,u view of the Iron nnd s'ei l industrlef J rWteral nesro honara for .ale e rbean. In which tho outlook of those Indus I 'VM'' Tl7l 1? M,ti"U' Hare II fn arrra farm and ranch landa. Pee wn-a y pupcra . V onra f ir naleeaa sinSihiiir I- lii.K. l aud AifcnlaiiJ Notary 1'iitllr Uiid I Ii I. I:. ! iIj, Turner was bu: !1 I' l il 111 ill- i I .1 ,.l..i! dV l-i ! ' I It Is f-ipp .. Il ill t lie a . I d to ili'iith at ; of hen- Tliiin- tin- lni.i.-c with I sin- was burn- j tries In America Is most hopeful. 1 1 3 i navs that i very country In the wld': world has reiiriile, that not only han tlie I'liltcd Stntes hecome the leadlnsj !! t ! ! I ii r tr : 1 nation, but tiny nil. I i cv. al ; ". that that nat Ion appear to I, live tti" matiifeFt ib" liny before It of i!iiii.lti:it''ii! the world s markets. He Me ed the !--Il" Thin - rally !an. lr al Manilla... Miss.. Jan. 3.-Fire f.ir! ;I Z"r it J'ii rt 111 ti t nf tin i t'l.t'iii till mrrpitiy lay niiiht. Tlie . ism U i i vircd by lu-uraine. tnirn- Mis ! ere 17,0'jO. To Curt uyspepsta and Indigestion Sour Stomach or Heartburn, take Rex Dyapep:!a Tablets. All rtruKKixt ar initiioiied to refund money If they t-keti lies th. manifi statiotin in ' ". r n 1 fail to cure. Trice b cents. U. II. I.iitain . h l.ave tluii.ei-d it Into tli. jMlira, the lewllnn druKKlst. llryao criatcst Iron utid steel Import in c najTexM. t.i.n, and finds corcfort In the Kate- " . 77" . ,, m.rt that If .'.rest Uritain fails tc! 1 lie hut Ii rooms lit the n I.ar- cimie up to the tilh standard of the her Miop have been reino.l. l.-.l hikI lr.,n niaUiei.- resources of the I ' III' '(). r ii ,.(,.., h, t .-. With ft lleW cist r-Utrs. U may lit biibt be nai l that nt . i i,.,.V ,,f wnter. j o'lier European miliary la uu; i"uo Ii rn W. A. Com s. M.T. as IE6JPI0N 0 I 1 1 I I The Best on Earth. 0 0; VlILI '0' Eupioii is sold by the follnwiin; dealers: The Rrynn (Irocery ('; Ivl" Pros; Sunders Pros. A Co; Vev vsw. Coin pros; Thos. V. Ill.'t's; 1 W. Ilia's; I). C. Jt V! ,her; Ketiiole Pros; Jno. M. I.iiwrenc i- i7. Co; Snuiiilers v Johiisoii ; Diinshy A TTft J. D:inhv; Howell Pndhi rs. J.'ll. Mitwhiniiey. n DKAY LINE, F. Old Liza A. life, Proprietor. (lood drays and polite dravmeii, prompt and care- 9 niieorl n rn tin rlnlms iition which we folicit a. Klmm 5 !i j i - -1 .... -j - - - - a of your hiisirwv s in tho futuro. Thankiii'' tho.ewho 5 nave favored mo in tho pant and hoping to continue 2 t to please them, I am respectiuiiy, F. A. LEE.