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t ' . f'f i, ' VOL. 7; NO. 346. BRYAN, TEXAS, 1 MURSPAY MORNINO, SEPT. MBlik 18. iQoa. PRICE 5 CENTS 0 NEW CROP MOLASSES 0 IN BARRELS. Our Shipment of llatavia Maple Syrup, Crop 1902, has just been received, in Quart, Half-gallon and (Jallon Cans. O 0 B O 0 0 0 a 0 0 0 0 UVALDE HONEY. PRUNES Extra Fancy. ZU, ZU, Per package 6 cts. 0 0 0 0 0 0 Continuous receipt of California Pear, Peackea, Crapes, Etc., Etc. Kalston Health Flour, VI lb sack oJe 1 HOWELL BROS.; 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 jflruoera hii1 Ooi"1oo HonMlem. 000000000 000000S0 iFfliRinffl IN THE CENTER Jf OF THE TOWN. saloon The place to earjand drink we handle the FINEST WINES, LIQUORS AND CIGARS. RIGHT IN THE CENTER OF THE llSil Drink$ served bv a skilled mixologist and flavored with cour tesy. Free ire water all the time. Restaurant in connection. I W. T. FORD :-: Bryan wwwwvws) eV IN TUB CENTER of ATTRACTION Ailen Academy HE-OPENS SEPTEMBER 10, 1902. t I None but Male Teachers btudy-HalUt DlK'lit Small Classes . Individual Instruction Thorough Work Safe Surroundings Motif rate Coat Number enrolled lt year 6" Number tu rolled 2nd year 74 Number enrolled 3rd ye'rNJ No. limited next yr. to 80 lloya froni.40 towns aud cities. Cirnduati i admitted without ex amination to any college,. in tlie atate 3 Affiliated with the State University inJKnglif.1i, Mathematics, History, Greek, Latin ami Gtinian. For catalogue address Bryan, Texas. ,J. 11. ALLEN, R. O. ALLEN, Principals. Hu MM Omm A SPECIAL OFFER The (Jakes .'ii SeinMVeeklv Sew, VvMTUKlUiYAN WEELY EAULK tor o n o uoar for $1.75 PaysbleiJadvaaoa. Subrlbsaloncs.bUsabif tbe OBrrtanlty to get tbe wc papers (or but UUIs nor ibaa tbc pile of on of tf.rc md bat a small proportion of u rtlaa torts. : I I etn j u iui UHUtKa to mil u . . The Bryan Eagle PRT AM, : ! TEXAS i CffiliO MiElTING. THE CW SHIM, (r i 1 m m The EfVolmiunint are Forcin; Dim The Corn Crop Ha It en Damaged From Town to Town. : Ij the Long Drooth. I END IS VKIIY NEAK.iCOOL TEMPERATURE Tat Government Farm Kara IWi De feated la Every Battle Soldiers are Drserllng fatre and Jxlning WHIemstad. Lland of Curacoa. Sept 17. President CaMro of Venezuela has retreated from Ocumare before the ad vance of tlie revolutionists. Vtoezu ela's situation is critical. Itecent advices received from Vene tuela confirm the dispatches of the As sociated Press from Willemstad of Frt day. Sept. II. The battle which, ai then announced. bej;an Sept. 11. In the vicinity of Tlnaij.iillo, Venezuela, be t wee a alout 4,0o0 revolutionists under the command of Generals Meodota, Da talla and Rlera. and the government forces of about the same strength, led by the Venciurlsn minister of war, General Garrldo, resulted in the defeat of the government forces, and not In a victory for the latter, as was an nounced In the dInatLhes from Tor- lias Carried the Opealbr ef Cettoa, tTtbaeee Hat Suffered Frast aad Ilonlaf fr Fail Cemaractd. H later Wheat Kewa. Wanhlnjrton, S.-pL 17. The Mrlcul tural department has Issued the follow Ins; crop summary: The week ending Sept IS was un usually cool throughout all districts rait of the Itocky mountains. more par ticularly In the lake regions, central Valleys and gulf states, with an ab sence of rain, or only light preclpta tln In the greater part of the ana of Ihe MI.iKixslppi river, although heavy aln occurred In portions of Arkansas nd Louisiana. Needed rains fell in Jhe Ohio valley lake region and middle nd south Atlantic states, effectually relieving- the drouth conditions In thone districts. f More or less damage from the frosts occurred throughout the northwest, Central valleys and lake region, and si rs Cardenas, the victory of President trr south as Arkansas and the north Cantro, which act forth that General ern portions of Mississippi. Alabama Mendoza'i army bad been annihilated I and Georgia. September . near Tinaquillo. I La'e corn has been seriously dam- The engagement of that date, aa sent aed by heavy frosts, but the northern from here Sept. 12. wsa only that of Crn belt, more especially to the west- the advance guard, and was of no Ira portance. The real battle began Sept. 11 and la.ted four days, after wbl h General Garrldo retreated on Vancla, and eventually entered that city Sept. 15. with about 2100 men. leaving the road free for further advance on Cara cas by the revolutionary army under Generals Mendoza. Rlera and Hntalia. The only other government army In the field Is the one which Is under the personal command of President Cas tro, who. a few days aco. was at Oc-u-mare, about 4" miles south of Caracas, and waa sending out scouts, looking for the advance guard of the army of General Meto. the revolutionary lead er. President Cintro later abandoned his position precipitately before the ad vance of the revolutionists, who occu pied Ocumare. The president retreat ed from Ocumare to Charayava. and then to Guayba, about four hours' marrh from Caracas. According to the report. President Castro Intends to move his army to a point near Valenc la. and Join with the forces under General Garrldo and at tack the revolutionary army command ed by General Mendoia. From all point are reported deser tions of the government soldiers to the ranks of the revolutionists, and the general impression In Venezuela Is. that the last Important Incident of the revolution Is approaching. GOMPERS ON THE STRIKE Be Think lb atrlfce Will R Hraght la a riaaa or aa At raev-aeaf Wllkesbarre. Ta.. Sept. 17. Presi dent Goniners. of the American Feder ation of Ibor. In a statement Issued here, takes a hopeful view of the strike situation. The statement Is as fol lows: "At this time It Is Impossible to say exactly when the Mrlke will term I Date, but, after careful inquiry Into the situation at the mines. I am convinced the struggle vtlll end by agreement. The wage-earners and general public are generously contributing to the aid of the miners. It I essential that this aid be extended and continued. If Ihe manhood of the miners Is maintained, they must at leat have bread for their wives and little ones, as well aa for themselves. The declared attitude of the presidents of the anthracite rail roads has not apparently changed. De spite this fact. I am fully convinced the strike will end throuch an agre- ment with Improved conditions for the miners and the union maintained." ward of the Mississippi river. Ohla, Indiana. Illinois. Missouri and Kansas escaped Injury except In the northern portions, where late corn was dam- nfc-ed. tn Iowa, northern Nebraska, ths Dakotas. Minnesota and Wisconsin early corn has been seriously Injured. It Is estimated that more than one- half of the crop In Ioma and south Da kota was too far advanced ta be se riously hurt, but the bulk of the re mainder has been badly damaged. Much corn has been cut over the outicrn portion of the corn belt where a fine croD is assured. iThe weather conditions have beea favorable for threshing spring wheat taentignout the principal states. The very cool weather has checked the opening of cotton In the central and western portion of the cotton region. Picking hss. however, advanced rap Idly generally throughout the belt and aa a rule under favorable conditions although pickers have been Inadequate In some states. Over the southern portion of the cotton belt the bulk of the crop haa been gathered and In some sections many fields are abandoned. Rains have caused damage to open cot ton In portions of Arkansas. Loulslsna, Georgia, Florida and South Carolina Tobacco haa bven Injured to some ex tent by frosts In Kentucky and Ten nessee. The progress made with plowing fur fall seeding baa been very satisfactory through the central valleys and con siderable winter wheat has been sown In Missouri,. Kansas and Nebraska. This work has been delayed In the mid dle portions of the Atlanta states and In part of Indian Territory and Okla homa. Rallraa4 Charter Oraal4. Guthrie. Okla., Sept. 17. A territo rial charter waa granted to the Kan sas, Oklahoma Central and South western Railway company, with a cap ital of 111,000,000. The Incorporators are Oklahoma capitalists. The pro posed line will run from Cedarville. Kas., southeast through Stillwater, Guthrie and El Reno. Okla.. to Kirk land. Tex., and will hare two br.mcb lines, one from Stillwater aoutheast to Fort Smith.. Aik.. and the other northwest to Woodward. Okla.. on the Texas border. The total distance will be CIO miles. The principal place of business will be Stillwater. Grand Opera House JNO. B. MIKE, RVgV. 5 I S I Bo TH Iadara. Birmingham. Ala.. Sept. 17. In the Republican state convention here a substitute waa offered for the platform ubmltted by the committee on resolu tions. In which Roosevelt was Indorsed for the presidential nomination in 1904. The substitute was defeated 1S8 to 146. Chanaartala Naatlaaiaa. fUrtford. Conn.. Sept 17. Chamber lain waa nominated for governor by the Republican state convention on the first ballot rwiMci Orair Ha. Paris, Tex.. SepL 17. J. a Nance, living In West Paris, haa a craxy hen. The chicken runs aimlessly around In the yard all day long as fast aa she can go and is as poor aa a anake frosa constant running. She went craxy three weeis ago. A Raavy feaaa Crasw Dealson. Tex.. Sept 17. Farmera In this section say that the pecan crop In this part of Txaa and the Indian Territory is very heavy. WWII! H. E. SIMMONS, "roprietor. UUi 1ar fl rat-cUa, workmen. HOT AND CO I J) lei US rorrelain tuU an-t (bower. Your rooage a til b prr-itl. ITonirl 8t- and SATISFACTION Ul ARAMLtD A. L. ZlfJAHTI'S SHOE SHOP. W make boots sad sboas to order and -3ir-aatee saUafsctloa. Ws also do all kinds of repair work at reasonable prtoas.gaop it Cluffr old stand, ZaaoattI block. 2S If 1 N'sra ftaattel raalla Birmingham. Ala.. Sept. 17. Fifteen hundred delegates from all parts of the I'nlled States were present here at the Negro luiptttct conference In this city, when Rev. H C. Morris of Helena. Ark., called the National Negro Bap llst convention to order. In his open ing address. Dr. Morris, after congrat ulating th church on Its nrngrc8 dur ing the past year, said: "Let each on?" remember we come bore to represent a struggling race which has every thing In life to cnln a I the Fplrlt of Christ, our great Leader, be seen li. every niesxer.ger. I.t every man do his duty for God and his race while here. Baa.a CM l'l-l!.rm lWald Boston. Sept. 17 After a bitter flght In the committee on resolutions of the Democratic state convention, the Kansas Cltv platform adherenta. headed by George Fred Wllmans. were defeated 14 to 7. In the convention. . illlams made a speech In whic h he threatened to appeal to the people on the question, and said he had been de ceived by the supporters of Colonel Gaston, the leading candidate for the gubernatorial nomination. r.am Aahee la UaJlaa. Ardmore. I. T., Sept. 17. Promi nent ofdclals of the Rex k Island road ( here confirm the report that the line will be built from Asher. Okla.. to; Pallas. Tex. The corporation will be formed, they say. In Oklahoma for this purpose. President I.eeds of the Rock Island will be at the head of the new branch. The offlclals also announced that regular passenger ser vice will lie begun on the Ardmore Hartshorn branch Oct. 1. Twa Mara Arretted. Creenvllle. Tex.. Sept. 17. Sam A. Beckham and Abe Goodman were ar rested and placed under bond In the sum of lio.octc) esrh on charges of be ing accessories to the killing of Deputy Sheriff Will Velvln in this city last Sat urday night. Beckham and Goodman were the only eye-w.tnesses to the killing. Sam Beckham is a brother to Jim K Beckham. hj la In jail on the charge of the killing After Caaatarfrltars. Oklshoma City. Ok.. Sept. 17. Chief Cochran believes he Is In a fair way to unearth a gang of counterfeiters who have been operating In this section for same time. Two strangers, who re fused to give their names, were arrest ed here with counterfeiters' molds la tbelr possession. There has been con siderable counterfeit money passed ere lately, and the police believe they can Induce the men to turn up their ronfederatea. KT3 hit strength. Pare drugs are a boon to mankind. Ve tell the Freshest, Purest Drugs and Medicines that science has developed or that money can buy. Our prescription work is prompt, accurate & careful, we never substitute we stand by our reputa- A lf a t lion maue in years oi oust- i j. nets in Iirvan and invite Lf YOUR PATRONAGE. 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