J. FOUNTAIN & CO.
California Grapes ptTpers
APP,CS Irish Potatoes
Turnips and tops
Sour Pickles in
PHONBS 111 and 170
taterad at the PoetoBea aa eecood class maU
BY CONNELLY CAHNES.
Per Week, 16o
Per Month, 40s
BRYAN, TEXAS, OCTOBER 27
The Houston Chronicle has jast
issued a bsndnome rouvmr edition
of 112 pages in booklet form which
Is credit to Houston and the
It it now thought that Gov
Lanham will call an extra session
of the legislature to correct the
evils growing out of the regular
session. Palestine Herald.
Del Rio is coming to the front. St.
Louis parties have bought 950,
000 worth of irrigable land in that
vicinity, and will sell it out in
small farms. A shipment of 150
carloads of sugar cane will be made
from the the town. Irritation , is
the chief factor of development.
With the prospect of marked tie
elopement in the North (Sriitien
county oil field attention should
be given to the roads leading to
that locality. A larire amount of
the trade of this field can be
brought to Bryan with good roads
and bridges, in addition to the
large trade Bryan already enjoys
from the people of that section.
Bet-ides the new professors men
tioned in lat week's paper, we have
Mr. A. A. Haskell, associate pro
fwsor of industrial chemistry; Mr.
V. C. Nelson, instructor in draw,
ing; Mr. I). H. Earle, instructor in
carding and spinning.
Mr. Haskell come to us from
the Agricultural and Mechanical
College of North Carolina, reigning
an instructorship in organic chem
istry and dyeing to accept his pres
ent pohition. He graduated in
1903 from the Massachusetts In
stitute of Technology, having done
sjcial work in industrial chem
istry. Mr. Haskell U a man of
pleading presence, and has made a
favorable impresHion on his clssses.
Mr. Nelson is a graduate of the
Massachusetts Normal Art School.
After graduating he taught draw
ing in the public schools of Chelsea,
in ths Howard Seminary , and final
ly in his alma mater. The latter
position he resigned to come to
Texas. He is well pleased with
his work here.
Mr. Karle is a native of South
Carolina and got bis early training
at Kidge Spring Academy and
Furman University. Then after
teaching a year in the Fairfax
High School he entered Clemson
College, the technological school
of South Carolina, and three years
later graduated from the depart
ment of textile engineering. The
next six months were spent travel
ing for a machinery concern, erect
ing and installing cotton mill
machinery. He then took a place
as foreman of the carding depart
ment in a cotton mill at Central,
8. C. This place be resigned to
become instructor of carding and
spinning in the textile school here
These men have made very
favorable impressions upon all who
have met them, and we hope they
will be well suited. The Battal
DR. BITTLE DEAD
Dr. T. C. Kittle, professor of lanxua-
get and chaplain of the A. and M
College for a number of years past,
died suddenly of heart failure at his
home on the campus yesterday ev
enluir at o'clock. The news of
his death is a great shock to the
people of College and Ilryan. While
his health lias not been good fur
some time, he lias attended regular
ly to all his duties and was in his
class room yesterday inorulnx, ap
parently as well as usual, tie be
came ill yesterday
TO ORDER YOUR
Fall and Winter Suit
You cannot get ready
made clothing that will
We take your measure
accurately and guarantee
to fit and please you. A
large assortment of sam
ples of all the latest ma
terials and patterns in
in prices ranging for
Trousers $3 to $10
Suits $10.00 to 35.00
Be sure to see our line of
samples b e fo re buying
your fall clothing.. Its
er appointed a cominltt'-e to pre.
pare suitable resolutions expressing
the approval of th league and
afternoon at 4:3ol plJtfln(r ico-oprtliii In the work
o'clock, and received medical atten
tinu, after which it appears he rat
lied some, but later, when the phy-
iclau was hurriedly summoned
szalu relief measures were unavall
lng and death speedily followed
Dr. Kittle was a profound scholar,
distinguished as an educator, able
and consecrated as an KpUcopal
minister, a christian gentleinau of
pure, blameless and remarkably
useful life. We will in a later issue
give the facts of his life and great
services to his fellow ineu.
The funeral arrangements were
not announced last night.
The Hiisineis League met lt
night at Carnegie Hall witli Pre!-
dent Saunders presiding and Secre
tary Law at tiie desk.
J. T, Maloney, J. U. Webb and T.
. Jtatte were appointed a committee
to co-operate with the city council
with the purpose of securing an ar-
.uiaii well for Ilryan if possible, and
If not, a deep well and permanent
W. S. Howell and Malcolm Carnes
Every NbW and MbKITOKIOUS article
that comes within our line of business
OUR PRESCRIPTION DEPARTMENT
is equipped with every facility for
thorough, accurate and reliable service
EMM EL & MALONEY
for the Improvement of the Krazos
river to secure navigation.
W. B. Saunders. F M. Law. F.d
Hall, J. Webb Howell. A.M. Wal-
drop, Dr. J. I.. Fountain, Tyler lias
well, J. T. Maloney and Dr. W. It.
Lawrence were elected t board of
director of the league, the two ilrst
uamed gentlemen being ex-ofllclo
The next meeting ot the league In
November being the fifth annivers
ary of it organization, n special
rally program will b arranged and
a rousing meeting U anticipated.
Old Not Say That Commission la Quaai
Austin. Oct. I -- In a lengthy rimi-
munlrutlon n.il'rimt f'ommlxnner
Colquitt nfri an article which ap
peared In certain newspnpers to th
effect thnt a nllroncl attorney li.il mil
that Mr. Colquitt win !l.'l'inlir1 from
sitting on commission on the prnpnv-!
lumber rt htnrlns; treatise he h1
formed an opinion before the h.f.rln;.
th commission helnjc a Ju'll'UI holy.
Thin auprH"",,l railroad lawyer says
that Colquitt tmlita t tint the commit
ilon I a quasi Judicial hmly. (ulultt
declares thnt ha entertains no su h
oplnlun. "1 do riot believe thnt the
railroad commission Is even a ri.il
JuilliUI body, for It has not a single
Judicial funrtlun whl'-h the legislature
Itself may not ncrclse."
CONE ON TOUR.
Univaraity offssae Football Taam to
Austin. 0t. :. I'nlvertlly of Tea
aa football ifm left Wedtwaitay on ta
annual trip. hlghteen pUy-ri an. J tha
manager and roach occupied tha ape
rial aieeper. Tha team foee direct to
Nashville, Tern., where Vanderbl't
will be mt PaturWy; on Nov. 1 Ark
ayfjs university w (I be tnrkle at Lit
tlfllork and Oklahoma u. Iverilty
r4. the schedule for Nov. J at Oklaho
ma City. . ,
Dallaa w2y Robbed.
Dallas. k t. Zt. Mint Jennie Wake
nrlJ or thla rlty. who la visiting at
Oakland. Cal.. waa robbed of 1 .100
worth of Jewelry at thnt placfc
Snatched Diamond From Shirt
Parla. Te Oct (.A thief on the
crowded Tetaa and Patina railway
platform Tburaday morning snatched
diamond rrewn tha ahlrt of I. C. Htll-a.
ASSAULT AT ATLANTA.
Whlta Woman Attacked, Nageo Ea
capaa and Bloodhound Purtwa.
Atlanta. n. a whit woman
waa criminally assaulted at 10 o'clock
Thursday morning by a negro, who es
caped. Kloodhound got his trail.
To Invsttigat Mutual.
New Tork. Oct. II. rrealdent Mo-
Curdy of tha Mutual Ufa Insurance
Curdy of tha Mutual Ufa Insurance
company announce a commute haa
been appointed to Inveatlgitt corpora'
t Ion's nu thoila.
Doctor Richardson Killad as Rtiult of
Restaurant Bill Diaagraamant
Tarla. Oct. :. tir. John U. Itlchard-
oon. a resident of V.en Franklin. Delta
rminty. ami a friend, who had come
hera to attnd a circus, entered th
aaloon and restaurnnt of Flnley and ate
supper. In settling th bill a dispute
aros over tha amount between lir.
Richardson and W. J. McQueen, an at
tach. One word 1-d to another and
finally the lie waa pa"ed. fioon after
th doctor waa shot through the breast.
by a plutol. the ball entering two Inches
to the right of the heart. Death waa
Instantaneous. McQue-n waa arrested
and Jailed. He la marrlej and about
thlrty-flv years old. H came her
from Alabama several yearn ago.
Vr. ntchardson waa or. of the
prominent and substantial men of Ma
section. He waa about forty-five
year of eg and had a family.
Dr. J urn Erwtn. chrgrd with killing
a party nan4 Mann at Kw City.
Okla, Bpl It wma arrestel twenty
I mile from Chktaan, L T.
tuiiv i. t, luptists will erect a
Dter.tlon romp north of Der.lson has
Forme Indian Agent Phnenfelt It
Frederick 1 the only prohibition
town In Oklahoma.
Strike In Rusala haa alvn ed price
of wheat at Chicago.
Another Oerman government ship Is
to visit Galveston In January.
On the J A ranch, near Cl.irendon,
Tex.. S500 steers were dehorned.
Acme Cement company Is opening
up new bed near Marlow. I. T.
Hants. Ke will put on a f.i't train be
tween Tulsa. I. T.. and Pt. Louis.
At Crystal Springs, near Houston.
C. Illenham died from spider bite.
Tens and Pacific railway will re
sume all achedulea on the 29th Inst.
President Roosevelt made a brie.'
speech at Memphis Wedueaduy night.
Nearly 2T.0 children were conllrmed
at flhlnfr. Te, by Roman Catholic
Weleetku l. T ) It ink and Trust
compnny. capital stock 112.000 Is a
Kufe of New Prrx-ess ltun.lry com
pany of South Mi'AP oter wit Moo-n ,
opn n t small i!tn secured.
Matthew Kennedy. O Irty years pas
singer agent of the lllli.ou (Yr.irnl rail
road at New Orl-an. Is di.ul.
Mrs! carlo.ij of corn ever shipped by
Iviwtnn was S4-?it Weiir -tlay to (i ll
veatnn. It g'es to foreign markets.
In a sis-round hout rt Itillndelphla
between Krne and Your Corhett the
former got sllghtlv th Letter of It.
tr"f ker t'.mnnn of the national house
of representatives U In favor of slr.gt
statehood for Oklahotn i an1 Indian
Srretary Taft denies that h Intends
resigning from th cabinet to make
the rare for president, says Washing
Several hundred fig cuttings set out
last March near Ilrownsvl!Ie. Tei ar
now lt feet high and loaded down
Notice I hereby given that m the
27th day of October, A. I. WoTi. same
lie Ing th ith Friday hi said month,
tlie city council of the. city of Jiryau
will receive proposal In-ill any
banklukT incorporation, assocluttou
or ltuiividual in Ilraxo county,
Mate of Jmx. to act aa lepoIUry
or the luuds of the city or isrvan.
The proposiiU of ucli baukiUK in
corporation, association or tnui vUl
ual banker shall lx sealed aud d
li( red to the City Secretary ou vr
bt fure 'i o clock p. in. or sa.'d 27th
day of October. A. I). 19 .
lu such proposal aald banking iu
corporation, aesociatiou or Individ
ual banker shall Mate the rate of
inter' ht that such banking incorpo
ration, aHuclatioii or individual
banker ollera to pay on tlie. funds of
haid city for the term between the
date of such bid and the liext regtl
lar time for th selection of a deposl
tory, which will be thu first regular
mertlnir after IIib city election In
The banking Incorporation, asso
ciation or Individual banker will be
Nelected offering the highest rate. Of
Interest. The said city council,
however, reserve the right to reject
any and all proposals or bids.
A certified check of not lea than
one-half of on per cent of the city
revenue for ths year shall ac
company each proposal, or bid, aa a
guarantee of good faith on th part
of ths bidder in nasi such bid is
accepted and said banking incorpo
ration, association or individual
fails tu comply with the terms of Ms
proposal. It. H. Harrison. Mayor.
C. il. Hpell. Secretary.
Bryan, Tex., )ctolr 13,19oo. d27oct
me fflg MM M?:
Office at James' Drug Store.
A. L. MONDRICK, M. D.
f jecial Attention Given
Eye. Ear, Nose and Throat
Residence 'Phone 261
We offer you a solid institution
and solicit your business
G. S. PARKER
A. W. WILKERSON
C,'H r """"saBBsS'
You Can Rely On
the quality of tie meat yoa (ar sera
whether for roasting or brolllsg. W
woo I J rather sail 70a nothing thaa sell
yoo poor thing. Yoa Slight be disap
pointed Imomenlsrlly, but would appreA I
rltteour deslra to clve joa hat jont
ant. Fortunsuly our farlllUes are sny ,
Ibat we are "oul of stoc k" very Moa.
do instur what psrtlcular neat or cat
yoa hf Id mind.
WE WANT YOUR GROCERY BUSINESS
A trial order will convince you
that we will treat you right.
OUR STOCK IS FRESH and COMPLETE 0
Fresh shipment of -q4
TRY A SACK OF EAGLE FLOUR
It has no equal Everything
sold under guarantee.
- - M mm ass
w HIGUb & IVlcUULLUUH
jjljf Succf8H(ri to Tlioti. V. HiM.
THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK
OF UK VAX, TEXAS.
Depository for lirnzos County.
The oldest National H;ink from Houston to I):iM:ts.
The -trofge't N.itional I I:t r k. frin llouMoii to Coric.iiia.
Surplus . . . .
Undivided Profits, net
Deposits . . . .
We will l c glail to have ilioe call who have business
in our lire to traninct. It i our ;iim to extend to our
i list omrrs every accommodation consistent with safety.
J. V. IIOWKI.I.. rr. al.letit. i 1 V M. HItYAX, Jr .VIci- I'n sidi nt
It. o. HOATWRKlHT. Vice I'rcslrttnt.
I.. I.. MrJXXlS. (.'naliler. F. M. LAW. Assistant CasMor
J. W. Satts
KtlAL C5TATI: AUENT
Om. ee In Tllfrro building, opplt C""irt
House, Poors No. 37 .-.. is oaius lasouiT
mt ot Abstrsrt Hous. of Hi stoe County Land
ID acres mi south sIJh of town.
umler fene. rrlee Il.i0.00.
400 nrrea mi Kraxoa river n mile
from Krjau: ll acres bottou land,
balance oat oak; over V.'iO acres In
cultivation, and 8 liotue. I'rice
12 Tsl per aeri.
Ill acrea of Mack sandy land lo-
rated o mllfa uortti of Itryau. All
under fence. Imnroveineuta cost
over $1i0.i. 1'rlce lo 00 per acre.
lUvf acre ol land located on mall
route 15 miles north or Jiryan.
About 70 acres la cultivation. Near
ly all under fence. 10 acre hog paa.
tur. (loot! 4 room reeidence and 2
room ttuaut bonne, tlood water.
Tbla la a llrt class place. Trice
I0. t) per aer.
50 acres of Rood black sandy land A v
about 15 miles north of Ilryan on
mail route Four-room house; (rood
w'll: 5 acres lu cultivation, l'rlce
242 acres H in I lea from Ilryan; IliO
acres in cultivati.tu; 10 acre Iior pas
ture; balance in pasture; 9-rooin res
lilence; 2 tenant hotui,i; baru cost
5 I'rice 110.00 er acre.
271 acres about Vi miles north-east
of Bryan ; about 75 acres under fence
aud cleared; balance timber. Fries
j.oo per acre.
Five room residence with about
two acres of laud,, located near school
house. Frlce 11:100.00.
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