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i Eleventh Year. No. 137 Bryan, Texas, Wednesday Morning, May 16, 1906. Price 5 Cents 1 ' t , t !i ! SclIslcL ZDressim-g1 A delicious Dressing for all kinds of Salads Fish, Cold Meats and Vegetables. PICKLES IN BOTTLES and WOOD RYAL Cy. BLEND i That's bewail Sellers of Albatros Flour ..THE:.. First National Sank OF BUY AN, capital - -surplus - -Undivided Profits J. W. HOWELL, President H. 0. B0ATWRIGHT, Vice President GUY M. BRYAN JR., Vice President L. L. MclNNIS, Cashier F. M. LAW, Ass't Cashier ABSOLUTE Is the best thing we have to offer. Other Inducements are of secondary Im portance. WE SOLICIT YOUR PATRONAGE. If you are satisfied with our platform, come and see us. The" Leading Druggist - FOR Fine Stationery .Pure Fresh Drugs . Accurate Prescriptions (Three Registered Pharmacists See our line of Fishing Tackle. 3iv- TZ. JAMES TELEPHONE 40-2 I11NG3. All. TEXAS $100,000.00 25,000.00 19,000.00 SAFETY FILTH IN KOREA. Tk Streets f tka Cltr Sleek Wltfc tmmmmm mm 04ar. Tbe at recta of Korea are used for every conceivable aud Inconceivable thing. Down tbe middle of them or oo either fide tlio rtfy'a few ago reeka along a alugglah courae, carrying with it erery posalble thing but IU own Lor rtble odor. Tbe bouse on tbe tuolu ttroeta, or what tnight for want of a more deacrlptlve name bo colled the buclnes atreeta, ere all built with one tide open, aa bouse are built la Japan. There U little or nothing deployed fur aale In any abopa. and there la aeldoin anything to dctala a loiterer along the way. Tbe Korean woman know abao luteiy nothing ibo-jt tbe Joya and aor row of ahopping. Wie Uvea her life la vtrtuou eeclualon, or at lonat la aeclu alon, and tbe tradesmen miut need go to her and thruat their good repcct fully through a itnall opening la tbe door of biT apartmcnta. What she doesn't want ahe thrusta out again and then haggle with, hlm over tbe price of what she baa aclected. wltlj tbe tb!n but not transparent partition Mwwn them. No there U little need for attractive shop wludowa. Since tbe women make ull tbe men'a clothe, they, of course, buy tbe material for theta a No. and I have really nevt-r m-en anything purchased In a shop. Hut mill they nru built with the mw i'iut!y ojien aide, and one can buy If one 1 ao Inrllm-d. aa ton-Inner no of-ti-u an. Tin b-ue tbut are iiot of thla description are nit to I w-n at all, being hidden Ix blinl expression)! atone wall capped with tllf aud pierced with the tiniest In!Mo gate waya Leslie a Weekly. NEW YORK'S RECORDER. The Clfr'a M'Mt Aarl.at Offlrlal rw to lb. Mayor. Next t tliu mayor the recorder Is the Bloat utioli ut public olllclul In tbe city. Ilia otfh'f t' back to tl.e Im:uu charter, g.vcu with Um authority oj Klo "inn IL to the city of N-w York In April, lWl. Tbo goM-rulug body of tlie city w-it the mayor, the rt-cordcr auil tl aldt-rmpn. Irtoia tlie nordtr aprung. la I'd. the old court of common i-U-aa, wbn'b later became the aupnine court. Orig inally the mayor and the recorder bi-ld all the court In New York, both civil and criminal, tbe aldermvn altUng alao to aid In disponing of pt-tty caava. The rwordcr waa a m?mbvr of the board of ftld'Tuien. One of Ua Important du ties waa to paiia oo competency forciti tenatilp. Tl)e first n-corder waa Jmuva (Jra bam, appointed by chartur. Ilia dutlea locluded Uoee of the prvaeut recorder and many more. Gradually aa tlie court buitlneta lurreaaed the recorder reaM-d to act aa an alderman, and la the aubdlvlMon of court work the crtmlhul cawa, which, aa aCfectlng the life and liberty of cItlX5na. were then regarded aa of the graver Uu porta nee. were retained by hlui. and the civil cawa w-re tranferred to newer court. Tbua the c.thoe ft the recorder la traditionally , the primary aafeguard over the prirn l; l of the old common law oa which New York'a modern criminal Jurixprudence la founded New York World. The aaianaad.r. In Andrrwa' AJeloi Ancient and Modern" (17s;' one read. "Should a kUika home fire t kept up without ex tinction for a longer tenn than aeren yeara there la no doubt but that a aalnmondcr would t generated In the cinder." Tbla probably account for the popular Idea that a aahuuander Uvea In the Ore, a fallacy ao far reraor ed from the truth that the curioua llzard-llke Ufiat ao called cannot en dure even the beat of the aun. but akulka away under atone to avoid It. It will never loae I la reputation for fire eating, though, which linger till la the beating oteuall that la named after It Mm Ola Irt.fc Taae. "Tlie Girl I Left Ilehlnd Me" la ao Irish tune, known to bare been In ex lateuce la 17701, The author of the word la unknow n, though cbilma have Iwn made for aeveral Utah and Eng. Ilah poeta. For over lu) year It baa !een tlie parting tune of the Urltlah army and navy and la played when ever a regiment la tearing a town where It baa been atatloned or a man-of-war la weighing anchor to aall from a port- tar Taan.ll. In order to Jmlh-e of tlie luald of oth er atudy your own. for men In gen eral are very much alike, and though oae tin one prevailing paaalon and an ot!Mr baa another yet tln-lr operation are much the an me, and whatever en gage or dlRtnista, pleaa. or ofTenda you In other will engage, dlcut pleaae or offend othera lo you Chea terflcld. A ni.palM )a..tlaa. On oue oc-aNlon a lootch minister knockel at the door of a boune where a huaband and wife were quarreling. When adm!ttI be Inquired. "Wtu'i tbe bead of tbla touivT' Tbe man quietly replied: "Sit yrrel doon. moo; alt yerael d.on. We're Juat trying to art tie that the noo." A CURIOUS PROBLEM. Tke Treaibllaa- pillar al Relate m faaala fa Arrbll.rla. The famoua tremblliig pillar at IMmi preaeuta a curloua problem to arcbl tecta. The Cburrb of Kt Nlcalae ta aur rounded with pillar couatracted to prevent the walla from atratnlng. At the entrance of the church la a bell tower. On one of the belle lo tbla tow er tlie plenomenou of the trembling pillar dctcnla. Wli. n thla bell la rung or even tourfu-d the top of tbla pillar waya. It gea ar J return about aereo lncbi oo eui aM, although the base of the plllur la Immovable, and the atonea are ao firmly cemented that It aeema like a ilid pue of atone. Aa authority who ttate that no aatlafactory holufloo of thla peculiarity baa I -en give wrltea: "Abat la very lingular la thut. although the four bell are about the an me dlxtance from the tnambllng pillar, only one of them baa any cfTe-t on It The other mar be rung alngly or all together without moving It." la 1775 a little wind w waa mode lu tlie roof of tlie cburrb oppoalte the pil lar. A board waa placed on top of the pillar, and on It were pnt two g'.aww-a of water. Then the tw ll waa rung. Im mediately the pillar U-trm to away, and at the P.f tii utroke of tlte tx-ll the two g!iiiwt wre tlinw n off. Tlie rltitfrig of tills Ix II t.aa nr effi-'t on the pillar U-tWfen the phenomenal oue niwl the twer nor ou any f Uie othiTs. tut firr:ierly It wa'a tlie fitt pll bir which mvjl, then It Ix-oaine lui Biovable, uiid h ri,e y-!ir ajri tlie one neit to It Iwarae the wcentrlc one. SPIRITUALISM. II. Maalfratailoaa a. l.w.d hr tke W trlj of trtrar.. hpirttuallsiii la t!io aoeciwaur of the meluieval or'cultl.sm und of the older mugir. ToJay science, without acci't Ing lta manlfintatlons, arudlea them, aud la th-e troubled water almost all the facta u;on which the new meta pbyalc U founded have tn fished up. Like magnet lain. It ha a drawn the attention of plij slclan to the phenom ena of Induced aleep and baa given many of the data for the atudy of hyp coal and augment Ion. Tbe lueilluoia, who bellere, like Die ancient pythuu ease, thst they are iH!itl by for eign aplrlt, have aerTe.1 for the atudy of the chaui'e of perwmallty aud telep athy. And It baa dhow n that t.V prud-IgU-, diabolic and divine, recorded In all early religions w.-re Dot ao fabu loua aa the crltleal fanr!l. At all event actence admit a tliat there la a force call It paycblc aa Crnokrt doea, neurlc with Ilurctx, vital with liara due or the odlc force of Uelchenbrach a force which can be measured and dcacrHied, which leave lta mark on the hotoKTaphlc plate, which emanate from every living being, which act ot a distami. wbli-h aave or dtroya. I'Uto ki:ew it Great w lrard like C"ar dun made ue of It. The charlatan like I'aglloatrui blunllrl uinm it. The a-ictititi have the laat word. Cverj Uxly'a Mag:ir!:ie. ' A Knrater lluwlaa atal.aaiaa. iMirintf the lirnt half of Catherine'! reign the lendliig htntexman waa Count I'ui.lu. nlmokt the only one of the em presn' advlwr who ibir-d to think for bli:ie!f. lie waa the mot level bead ! f her atateMiien, and yet we read concerning tilm that bl Indolence and aloth were N-yond expresalou. I to waa roluptuoua by temperament and aloth ful lu ayxtem, and to the Induatrtoua 8wed!h ombaaaador. Holier, be once remarked: "My dear baron. It I evi dent that you are not accustomed to affair of state If yon let them Inter fere with your dinner." Io 1778 the EngUah ambaaaador, Harria, wrote to the Urttlsih foreign office. "You will not credit me If I tell you that out of the twenty four hour Count ran In only give half ao hour to the discharge of bla official dot lea." mi. It la a popular notion that all pllla are or are Intended to be aterient That 1 ao error. There are many offi cial pllla that ta, pllla made from au thorised reclpea and aold by all drug gtata that are very distinctly not aperient Thua there la a sulphate of quinine pill, whose action la tonic. lbosphorua pill la a nerve food. Sul phate of Iron pill la a Mood food. Ho,ulll pill la an expectorant lo fact, tlie pill form la a very convenient one for giving medlclnea and can t-e awlled to nearly every drug, with the excep tion of th Intra essentially liquid, aa the mineral acids. Wtsl IMm Oa. r.r. "A woman went marketing In Fan- eull ball." aald a Itoaton minister. "Slie atopjxd before a atill where were dla ployed fowl ao aged aa to acem al most unsalable. 'What do yea fell those for? Impaired the woman, won dering If the proprietor would dare call them rhlckcna. 'Wa uaually aell them for profit, marm.' waa the curt re sponse. "Oh, aald the woman, 1 thought they were patriarch a.' " Force I Ilka a generoui wine whle begin! by exciting the Intellectual fae nTCe and end by plunging na Into atapld Intoxication. Do ugeirt E. J. Fountain & Company cordially invite your presence ani patronage at their Grocery Store, ever)' day in May nineteen hundred and six Telephones 111 and fre Accident The San Francisco Horror. I have received advices from all of my com panies interested in the San Francisco fire, and they state that they will be able to pay all their losses there dollar for dollar without impair ment of their capital stock, and have ample surplus left, and will continue business without interruption. It pays to have your insurance with strong companies. Yoors for Insurance that Insures, GEO. A. ADAMS Office in Parker building. Telephones 265 & 47 Agency Oliver Typewriter. Postoff ice Drugstore PURE DRUGS DRUGGIST SUNDRIES STATIONERY, BOOKS, PERIODICALS, CIGARS, TOBACCOS AND S Candies POSTOFFICE PHONE 196 - ALL K.IJVVS of ST A mofEny We carry a large and varied line of fine boxed stationery. Just the kind that speaks for refinement and good taste. The latest tints and textures, in all sizes with envelopes to match. Writing paper is mute evidence of your refinement and character. Let as help you select the right kind. The prices are exceedingly low, quality considered. Come while the stock is fresh, complete and up-to-date. ...E. J. JEJVK.IJVS IP) !NSURANGEm'eS DRUGSTORE TIIONE 196 11 K.