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Tenth Year. No. ico.
Bryan, Texas, Sunday Morning, April 1 1905. Price 5 Cents ir . I -.. ' f v CI"-- o5 WASHBURN-CROSBY CO' QmiDAL 3 I TE r' P'honc J3 Sold only by HOWELL BROS. Thone 150 H. James Remedies Aro the best A lltU tpdr.f medietas miy Tlm snd Llfs. CIT.Y DRUG STORE In ono fear there hat been again of 33 1-3 per cent in tho volume of out 1 1 1 (' A 11. Tho best litt of companies rep re $ on tod in tho United Slatot Hre.nd INSURANCE Accident - - - Have you a Cotton and Coun try property aro anting our specialties. policy ? llMICfc 'PHONE J HlMIU.NCt TMOSfc Y ... JNO. A. MOORE Jr. 1 The Souths Amaz- rogress! 1 n g A TEW I ACTS WORTH KNOWINti. Cl'T THIS OUT SAVE fOH fl'TlRE RbriRtNCB uti Riit-r mt I r Insurance lvU lrt 1 Capital lnTtd In Cotlon Mills.. $ 2l,9m,Trt M,i,fti) I Jrt.OrtA"! No. of Spindles In Cotton Mills... WTiO l.TllOO 8,0Wn) Cotton conaumed in Ho. Mills :2Jr"") Wl.Ort J.rjil.jio Railroad mlls In operation 30,0 2,aw 90kh Vsius of Cotton cmp si3.ffjs.ofio 3stt,nrjvi 82,tio.iinr Value of ill Agricultural prxlucu wbmpmo 7TJ,0,00 l,T00.1uO,vo I im fnt at Dryan f ir tbs Ollror Trpntr, tli only stan dard t I I b I writing machine. GEO. A. ADAMS Office in Parker building. rT Telephone 265 A. L. Zl N AN Tl nmcLASS S H q r; SHQp Shoos Rer-alred while you wait, and guarantee (rood work. TELEPHONIC I ROMANCE I By AMY DUPREE H f.'HrrttfAf. UA, bw T. C. Jlcdun "Two liini'IrtH thirty four J don't an wit." said mitral, ringing off. but be fore kIio could leno tatk for au lu tntit'a brcatbloK 719 M euM hot up In. "IV ntrnl, wbj cau't I K-t my bouser 'Tin uro I don't know," tie nrr- d, wltli hunI Ioii of luui;bl'r In br volco. "I'll Ix-t thone cufound-d tw rvant art' gMMlii)jr down lu the baHdiicnt. ICIn 'nu acalu, and ring 'ctn lik. tbniKl.T." ' (Vntrul oln-! hlii order ein-rp-tlcal-Ir, but without renultn. "I cau't get any auawrr,H uUu aald ifi'iitly to the Irate man at the other end of tho line, "hut I'll try them m;a!:i lu a few tnluutca, ami If I get an an awer 1 11 call you up. No. 1 won't for icet." ho u lil. almost tx-fore the man bml uttered bin waruhiK. "I know you call the Iiouim every morning from your offl-e." "nuink you," aald the mitn, muh limllilliil. "Thone MTvaiitx are ao care leMM, and my niece, who looks after the chililreu, la confined to bT room by lllliei.." t'lrclevllle'a teleiion iiyKtem wa not very compllcatwl. The three girl who reilded lu the ceutrul ottk-e were nut kept occupied a In a larger city bi-aue tlil wa a new liiHtltutlon In the pretty Inland city and utcrllx-n were not comiuit In fuat enouKh to nat lufy the telephone 'company. Only one of the Klrl balled from Clnlevllle. The other two were from C'blt-aico, and It wit Marcuret Hurler, one of the ChlcaiM w'lrlx, who bad auawered Mr. DW'ksou'a Imperative cnlU. For the neit few minute khe wa kept luy pluKxIng In and out on her ward. i:ut all the time a iuecr little amlle boered ahout her Up and a Ufc'bt aliii.t teuder ahone In her eye. "it tvould be very funny," she said to hernvlf, "If It ahould all be trafutit enetl out by telephone, and I would not Im ft all urprie.l If thut 1 Jut what Jack boMil for." Tlien he turu e.1 auldei)ly and ranj( up C3I J. A rather it k volcn with a dlntlm t bmifue anitwered till call with a sul len "Ilello." .Marifuret'a fure turned Krave and firm Junn khowed alxtut ber mouth. " - "Why b no one aniwerrrf !ie' telel piioue?" atie aalil rather ktrrniy. bare 1m--u ringliiK you on and off for llftevn minute." "Sure I've aomethlu to do lienldi run 11 1 11' up them ktulr to auwer tlil- U'll. It'a a wonder a woman cau't eat ber breakfait In peace." Marcnn-t ronnei-ted 234 J with 71: M. nlk'hlnif noftly to berelf. "Voot t'hurliy and hi hable at the mere of Hint woman." The rouveraatloii at the wire clulm eJ her Httet.tloti. There were rcanoiH why he felt the bud a rlvU to lixtru "Hello. Mary, I this you?" "Ye, nil-." How 1 Mukter KcRlnaldr "Hue, klr." "Whiit did be cut for hi breukfast?" "A jx'ui h. a IhjwI of rice aud milk and live cnk-." "Now. Mury. I've told ymi repeated ly not to let hi 111 have hot cake." "TIh-ii. dir. you'll have to Ktay at homo and k-cp Lim from It. It a cook I nm and no uurc." "Well, well." nld the man anxlou ly, a one who realized he wa in a predicament and needed the (rood will of every one. 'Tin mire while Mian I"len U nick you will look after the (til Id ren. and 1 will not forget It wheu I pny you next week." Thl bit of diplomacy elicited no reply from the other end of the wire. "Ha Ml Ilcnule cone to Hchool?" "She ha not Sure the atrlnira off her hood and one of ber rubber Is lout entirely, aud I told her khe'd bct stay home till her Aunt Kllen could KPt about." "Hear, dear," anld the man, and a prodljrlou aiirh seemed to choke hi utterance. "Is that all. lr?" said the womnn Impatiently. "I Kiie so." he replied reluctantly and rum; up hi receiver. At her end of the wire the woman slummed up the receiver with a crash which made central flush Juxt a bit aincrlly. Clump, clump, clump, she went down tho basement stairway to meet a look of Inquiry on the faie of her hUMbnnd. gardener and mnn of all work for Henry Dickson, president of the Kxcelslor Hardware company. "Sure, It's the same old thine." she snld snnpplidily a she tosse the soap Into the dlnh pan. "Krettin hi soul out alMiut those two children. It'a no place for me and you. Tim. Klther tho old mnn or the youui; un outfit to murry. What with church and par- title and a fly ! nldit nnture Into the bargain. Mi F.llen' no eal at all, at nil. Wheu she's In the house she' In bed, and when she's not In ted she' out of the bouse." Tim shook bis head nnd marched out to the stable, and Mary turned to face a hbrlnklne little figure In the doorway. I want to alt behind the stove, Mary. cold an over." "I'll bet the young un'a goln' to be sick," salt Mary aa aba made room for the child on the wood box behind the store. "She ought to bad on ber warm flannels last week. Pit there. dex, whilst I tell yoa about the falriee Pad dy O'fSlyn met on hi way to Donegal fair." The man at the other end of the line bad been leaning bark In a chair, ttar Ing up at the ceiling. Finally be eallod bla stenographer and dictated a letter. It wa addressed to Charles Dickson and wound up a follows: "While you're lu Chlmgo I wish you would stop in to see your aunt Mary Crave. Thing are not going right at the hoiiMo. 1 feur. Kllen is too frivolous and fond of society to do what Is en tirely rlfc'bt by us and the children. Your aunt Mary I capable woman and would pull tiling together In less than no time." Uut even with the letter started on its way Mr. I)l ksou felt uneasy. Annt Mary wa capable, but wa she sym pathetic enough to deal with those children? He recalled the gentle ways and the fair face of the dead daughter-in-law. He wished somehow Auut Mary would wave her balr about ber face and smile once in awhile. Hut she was better than the more uncertain element be had dreaded a stepmother for bis iK'loreil grandchildren. And all the time Margaret Baxter sat In front of the switchboard, plugging the jacks and thinking. Just Ix-fore be closed up bis desk to go botue Mr. Dickson was surprised to catch ber voice with a new, almost friendly ac cent "Is thl Mr. DU ksonr "Yes." "fholl I call Mary and tell br to have the children come down to meet you?" Mr. Dickson lived some distance be yond the street car terminus, and Tim always drove down In the runahoot to meet bltn. It never struck blm as odd that the telephoue girl knew of bis dally habit Ferbaps she lived In neighborhood. He answered In a lieved tone: "Yes; I'd forgotten to call ber." "And If tou didn't call her wouldn't rememlier, would she?" "No, no," agreed the man: "these servants are a great trial." Then as central rang off be murmured to him self; "There's a girl who will make a Cne business woman some day. I would not mind having ber in my once." And, though be could never tell Just bow It bapiM-ncd, from that time on It was central w bo bad the trying conver sation with Mary until Mis Flien got about, and after that with Miss Ellen J if : 'r -'r'-- condensed the re- she 0 1$ t $ $ $ tfr l 1 ll t $ GRAND OPERA HOUSE Thursday Night, April 13 SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT lsvat4, PtUntH sad conMragtt-f bf Was. It. ABB. Jostolye, of Bndfpert, coos., btrlng toreMed or-r $4,000.00 -IN THE- Congress of Nations and Ben-Hur PTssot.l over HO Ua to daw. The Only Attraction of the Kind in the World. Vfi eolortd pbototrspble fiat seen snUrtrM to full slie of stsc opeelof , travel!!'.' scroM lh rntlr Iron nbt to lft la full tutlr anii worm wrlr.j Sours, ) nunala. SctlH dotcrlocd. Prices 10, 25, 35, 50. lir? tir? tir? ti t!? rf? tI? il? jp lK m.1 1-k 14' l4 lV 0 0 w w "It won't te neceary. Ana wniie Miss Ilaxter is finishing that goblin story you bad better telegraph to Auut Mary. Tell ber she need not come. We've changed our minds." lees'!; Time. A New York phyielan give the fol lowing as bis Idens of the pace that kill: "Every man that does not take at least eight hours' sleep out of every twenty-four Is robbing himself of Jut that niuib vital energy. The men who In the future will live to be luO years old will take more than eight hours' sleep every day of their live. Man cannot burn the candle at both ends because nature will not permit blm to do IL" The soul asks honor, not f ' upright, not prosper r Aalasaa. Expert say that probably there la bo country In the world where Imported species of animals, wild and domestic, bsve flourished aa they bare done In New Zealand. The red deer grow to over 500 pounds In weight la tne for ests, the trout to twenty pounds la the rivers. The sbeep bare not expanded to any giant sire, but they multiply at a faster rate than elsewhere. They grow a finer wool and a better mutton. KlatterlBC. Toung Featbertop If your parent still opioee our marrying why cant we elopT Ml Bharpe-Cblnn It would never do In the world. Everybody who knows us both would say at once that I suggested It Chicago Tribune. A a Aeeaaaf ! Settle. 1 T1CCS TCIJ WW. HI 11 I U St., iHUUli UiOCKi There's no fire In the library, and I'm