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P ELTON AND MILLIARD.
HIGH STANDARD OF QUALITY. This i our motto every day in tht year. You gtt tht Bctt MEATQiAND MARKET PRODUCTS That mcocy cn buy when you trade with ui. Faience and Cl-nlr handling guarantee ' tht best service. OUn RESTAUnANT 1. cooductod in first-cUu tyl. MEAI.S 25c Short order, any hour from 3:00 " P Call and see us We invite liberal share ot, your patronage Phes202. IIIGGS & IIAYGOODS rr3 it3 hn ft no 7e have complete stock Fresh Bulk Garden Seed. PHONE 37G iIsod Grain and Goal Go. TO OUR PATRONS: Our drug business has enjojd a splendid growth during' the past year and we wish to express thanks to all patron for the same and invite heir continued favors. THREE REGISTERED PHARMACISTS in our store and an unexcelled stock it pure drugs are a sufficient guarantee of the accuracy and promptness of our prescription work. Our stock iucludes everything pertaining to thejdrng business. Phone 45 2 rings. M. H. JAMES Whets the Appetite! WHEN COLD WEATHER COMES ONIT WHETS THE APPETITE AND MAKES Fresh Meats and Seasonable Market Product even mora desirable. Wt art meeting tha increased demand upon our markets wth the test of everything, nicely cut and guaranteed to please. rur orders tceive prompt attention S. H. FRANKLIN 0 86 112 arret 3 .nils ut of Bryan, plenty of water, wood, etc. Price right and term reasonable. 140 acre mile south of Bryan. . Lr& roomy residence and good tennt house. Prica $1400 OA The Capt. Polk brick residence, 1 mil south of city. About 400 acre of land convenient lo market, 200 acre prairie and farm, 200 acre in timber, fine well of water, firtt class improvements, n Heal home and a safe investment. K 2 lots on south siJ ot block, 3 blocks from'.Main ttreet. S room residence, good tables, garden, and tine well of water. Price $1000.00, terms ease. Good residence propert near. Allen Academy, 5 room bouse, ruble, lot garden, etc Price $00.00. I also have some client who art in the nrkt for both farm and city property. If you want to tell, call aad see me. Office over Canon, Sew 1 1 3c Company PHONE No. 13 INSURANCE Live Stock. Life. . Plate Glass Sick Benefit Fire. Accident W. A. VYATKINS, Bryan, Texas N. JAHETTA FIRST CLASS BOOT and SHOE REPAIRING All work neatly done and satisface lion guaranteed. Look for th Red Boot Sign. Next door to James & Xunn. N. JAM ETTA, Drvon,- - Toxo j. C. Din cert Dr. IV. II. Lowronco 4 m cz:rn:T- OVER HASWELL'S BOOK STORE sons iijirasiiiis A 'Crackerjack" Bargain (or somebody: New 5 room house, just finished, good new crib, new fence, new well, new cistern, new garden, newly painted. Four acres of newly fertilised land, situated on south side of town, close in. Plenty room for truck farm, plenty room for. orchard, plenty room to grow chickens, plenty room to -grow healthy children. Plenty good fresh air. This place i worth 12.SO0.00, but to tell quick am offering at $1250.00 Remember it is "right up in town. PHONE 359 Monroe Edge Dr. J. F. Eovoo Phyalomn and Burgeon auo ccxtiAL rtACTmowta. Prominent Railror-f Officials Testify Regarding Cl.l;;a and Alton. New York. Feb. S8 When the Id terstate commerce commission re- tuned Ita Investigation of the llarrl man lines Thuraday Samuel Felton, president of the Chlt??o and Alton railroad alnce 1899, wa called to ahow about $1,000,000 from Income a agalnat proceeda from the aale of se curities included In statement ' He ahowed $22,000,000 had been expend ed In Improvement. Thla $22,000.imhi also Included 12.780,000 expended alnre laat June and paid for by car tniat cert I flea tee. Thla reduced tha xpendlturea from the aale of Becurl tlea by the Alton to $18,000.0(10 and $19,000,000. Charlea W. HHllard. romptrollrr of the Chicago and Alton, who wn on the atand when the hearing adjourned Wedneaday evening, waa then recalled. In reply to Mr. Kellogg h explained that th. branch line or cut-off from a point near Murrayvllle to Springfield, which he had testified naa oeen mart, gaged before It waa built, waa the one which the Chicago and Alton had the rieht to build. Proccedlnga of thla tort, he said, were not unuaual. The line of Inquiry evidently meant to cor wt tha imnrraalon by counsel's ques tion and Mr. Milliard's repllea Wed neaday. Mr. Kellogg examinca me wu nesa at length aa to the hooka of the company, and he waa naked to pro duce the boka. Identiry ana expiam many point already heard In the evi dence. , The wltneaa waa examined aa to me $12,000,000 which la waa claimed the liariman party had adaea to me car tal of the Alton because that amount had been expended on Improvementa or had been loat by former share-bolder. GARRISON GONE. on of Leading Abolltloniat and Long time Editor Breathe His, Laat New York, Feb. 28. Wendell Thl'.- Ilpa Garrison, aon of William uoya Garrison, the abolltloniat and for more than forty yeara editor of the New York National, died at South Orange. N. J., aged alxty-alx yeara. la 1861 Mr. Garrison became associated with T. Oodktn In founding the Nation which In 1861 waa combined with the New York Evening Post. Under the new management Mr. Garrison became literary editor of the Evening Post and editor In chief of the Nation. This position he held until hla retirement last June. FEDERAL CONTROL ASKED. Ship Owners and Exporters Transfer of Quarantine Station. New Orleana. Feb. 28. 8hlp own era and exportera here have launched a movement to bring about the trans fer of the quarantine station atJ thla port from state to Federal control They contend because of quarantine stations In Alabama. Florida and South Carolina, which atatlona are at competing porta, being under Federal Jurisdiction, uniform quarantine tan not be maintained. CULEBRA CUT EXCAVATION. Nearly Six Hundred and Fifty Thou- ' eand Cuble Yarda In February. Washington, Feb. 28. Acordlng to a cablegram received at the war de partment from Chief Engineer Ste vens the excavation of Culrbra cut for the month of February amounta to almost 650,0iki cubic yards. Mr. St vens aays the present organisation, working one shift, can. In the near future, put out approximately 1.000, 000 yarda monthly. ARMAMENT LIMITATION. the Spain Ready For Discussion of Anglo-American Proposition.. Rome, Feb. 28. At a conference which baa Just taken place between Professor de Martens. Russian Impe rial councillor of atate and Duke Areoa, 8nanlsh ambassador here, the latter allowed It be known that Spain was ready to endorse the Anglo-American proposition for discussion of the quec rlon for limitation of armaments at the approaching peace conference at The Hague. DEPART FOR JAMESTOWN. Two Japanese Cruisers Leave Yoko hama For Hiatorle Virginia Town. Yokohama, Feb. 28. The Japanese cruisers Tsukuba and Chi lose left for Jamestown. Va. They were given an Impressive send-off. Vice Admiral Sato Admirals Togo, Ito. Inouke, the naval atta hes at the American embas sy, Consul General Miller and local Japanese officials were present JANUARY AND JUNE. Ik. Has Meeks, Aged Eighty Four, Bride In Her Teens. Denlson. Feb. 28. Ike Mocks, a leading cattleman of the Choctaw na tion, and bride are spending the'r honeymoon at thla city. Mr. Meek, who Is a well preserved man, la eighty- four years of age, while hla bride Is but nineteen. Submitted to Clark. 8L Louis. Feb. 28. The bollermak- ers and helpers empoley by the Mis souri Pacific-Iron Mountain system, who have been on strike to secure hlcher wanes, agred. to return to work between now and Monday and aubmlt their grievances to Vic. Presi dent Clark of thes ystem for adjust ment Th. men will return to work at th. same seal, they received when they mad. their demands for an In crease. Approprlati.rt Wanted. Austin. Feb. 21. Texas National Onard association desires a $28,000 ap propriation for thla year" encamp ment COMPARED TO CARRION. Democracy Given a Roast by Congress man Minor of Wisconsin. Washington. Feb. 38. When th. bouse In com" Vje of th. whole re sumed geneA. j:ste Wednesday on the ship subsidy El jjir. Miner of Wis consin opened the debate In favor of th. measure. Speaking of tb. oppo sition to th. bill on th. part of labor, be said that It waa only a part or th. Federation of Labor under the whip and apur of Us president that opposed th. measure. Speaking of the Democratic opposi tion. Ife said: "Everything the Demo crata have touch In tb past haa gone to decay. If they would ever hav. th. opportunity to touch any American In dustry In the future It will go to de cay. Democracy lives In the carrion pile caused by the decay ot American Industries. "I want to aay right here," aald Mr. Humphreys of Washington, In favoring j the bill, "that Hill and llarrlman are not In favor of these llnea. The hand ' of llarrlman Is her. In this hous. bow, and It la oer on the Democratic aid. trying to defeat thcae tinea, because llarrlman wants them defeated. The reason la plain; it Is because llarrl man baa aald that be would not take advantage of this aubaldy. He can not do It because he would hav. to change hla crews, he would have to run on regular schedules and he would bav. to go to the Philippines." Mr. Sullivan of Maaaacbuaetts Inter rupted. saying: "You have made a se rious chsrg. about this side of ths house. I would llk.4o ak you to sub mit some particle of evidence upon which that charge la baaed, that liar rlman's hand la felt on this aide of the house. Either prove It or with draw It" (Applause on the Democrat ic aide.) Mr. Humphreys reiterated what he had said about Hill and llarrlman bo Ing oposed to the meaaure. Meaars. Wllaon of Illinois and Rob inson of Arkansas spoke In opposition to th. DHL At the night session the galleries wer. crowded. .Mr. Gillespie of Texas spok. In opposition to the bill. He de nounced the policy outlined In the bill as false In every economic sense. The first endorsement of President Roosevelt for the Republican presl dentin! nomination In 1908 on the floor of the house was mad. during the night session by Representative (Iron aa of North Dakota, who, while oppos ing the ship subsidy bill, aald that he la for Roosevelt In 19o8. and so la his atate. it will send a delegation to the convention to urge hla nomination. Thla statement elicited applause from the Republicans. Messrs. Kandoll of Texaa and Hoi llday of Indiana opposed the bill, and Mr. Moran of Michigan supported It Mr. Galnea of Tennessee, In closing the debate against the bill, became In volved In a controversy with Mr. Kahn of California, and the chair reminded Mr. Gaines of the rules governing per gonalliles. ( REORGANIZATION DETAILS. President and Secretaries Taft and Root Hav. a Conference. Washington. Feb. 28. The presl dent had a conference at the white houae with Secretaries Taft and Root regarding the working out of the de tails of the reorganization scheme for the Panama canal work. It Is under stood that In addition to the changes In the commission already reported It has been decided that Colonel Haines of the United' Statea army, re tired, and Denjamln Harrod, civil en gineer, both members of th. present commission, shall retire. Admiral En dlcott, who la the only remaining mem ber of th. old commission, will b. re tained on the new commission, as the law requires that one civil engineer of the navy shall be Included In Its mem bership. In view of th. Increased cost of liv ing In their transfer to the Isthmus, and th. fact that they are to be called upon to undertake professional work ofh Igh grade, for which their prede cessors hav. been liberally compen sated, th. three engineer officers of the army. Majors Goetbala, Galllard and Slbert. who were named as mem bers of th. commlaalon, and engineers to conduct the canal construction, will be the recipients of salaries consid erably In excess of those they now re ceive, nsmely. $4,000 a year. SHALLENBEROER RESIGNS. Second Assistant Postmaster General to Engage In Private Business. Washington. Feb. 28. Official an nouncement was made by Poatmaster General Cortelyou of the resignation of W. 8. Shallenberger, second assist ant postmaster general. Mr. Shallen berger submitted his resignation to President Roosevelt on the 7th Inst, and It was accepted. Mr. Shalledber- ger will continue his duties for several weeks. Representative James M. McCleary of Minnesota, who retires March 4, Succeeds Mr. Shallenberger. Edwin Madden, third assistant post master general, alao will retire within a few weeks. Ills resignation has not vet been accepted, but It la under- atood that It will be In a few days. MORTALITY REPORT. Half a Million Lives Sacrificed to Dis ease In 1909. Washington. Feb. 28. Th. census department baa Issued Its report on mortality. Out of only two-fifths of the population ot th. United 8tates mors than half a million lives were offered up In 190S as a sacrifice to disease. Startling as this death rata mar seem. It was less than that fltf fb. preceding year, bnt was In eieear ot th. number of deaths rsftateiri ALWAYS READY With the Newest St'a)nubl , . 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BATTE Attorney and Real Estate Agent FOR SALE. 700 sere ranch near Fountaio, well im proved. 100 acre Biato bottom land near Aitio farm, unimproved. 120 acres well improved Braio bottom land near Clay Station. 120 acre Brno bottom land, well im proved, near Atlenfarm. Residence near graded school, choicest location in the city. MRS. O. L, HILGER Copying and Stenographic Work. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Office: Brazos Valley Marble tod Granite Workt. W. C. FOUNTAI Dentist. r- ..J .! J l . i.f Office tip-stair, over Burt Norwood's t( a . 7 a. l. r.:o;iD;.icK, u. Office at James' Drug Store. BRYAN, TEXAS. - v : Special Attentioa Given Diseases of EyOsEcrJwCa crJTfcr: RESIDENCE 'PHONE SOI. 1 I i I 3