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The oooo A glance will reveal to you, the most complete .. display of.. we have ever shown. They fairly sparkle with Freshness, Variety, and that inde finable pleasing quality. oooo w. Coulter Prvrbs f Siam. It hat been said. "Tell ma a peopl' proverb, and I will tell you what ort of people tboy are." Judged In thla way. the Siamese are a shrewd eoplP. The Mennni, their chief river, U to Slam what tbe Nile la to Egypt and the elephant, tiger and crocodile are found In Junglo and it ream. Here are a few of tbelr proverb: "When you go Into the woods, di not forget your wood knife." "Place not your boat arroM.tbe etreanT (because of tbo current). "An elephant, though be has four logs, may illp, and a doc tor la not alwaya right." "Go ly land, yoa meet tiger: go down by water, you met a crocodile" (there are dlfllctiltlcs on all aide). Nubility In nv;i In the mce. tnaunera In the Individual " "If a ilnir tilts vou. do not bit blni again." "lie who Uvea under Uia ky ahould not b afraid of the rain." "Nourlnh no worm thnt eat ttinber" (le careful In tbe choice ( frioiidJ). I'iulon Scraps. Friday Cemaa but One a Wk. Friday In the weekly fraud. Every thing goes wiiier Jawed, and the Bail or man who rail And himself food for whale, ami the man who killed a frlcud on a Friday meeta hla end. On a FrMny trade la alack, all tbe tralna run off tho track: William Doe, to hla mate, drawa $10 and ten daya; brick- data fall from building! high, break your ueck and make you cry; fevers. Area and front abound, earthquake come and anort around. Old Subscrib er In a pet cornea to swear at th Ga tette. Every one la feeling blue, ev erythlug la hind end to. yet some com fort we may aeek. Friday comes but once a week. Emporia Gaxetta. II o o o o o o o o o o a a o (j S. v..N o O a a Inland Tome a Wall, don't forget your friend. Remember them with a CHRISTMAS POST CARD a a o o ct o o o Ticket for th Optra Houtt on tale here. j coooscocooooo oscooooccccco We hive a ell and up-to-date line. Call on u. Cavitt's Or us Store MARKET QUOTATIONS. Cotton. Bryan, middling, 10&c. good middling, 11c. Galveston, mid dling, ll!c. New York, middling. 11.90c Liverpool. mlJdllng, 6.1SJ. Corn. Bryan, ear corn, 60c. Gal veston, mixed, sacked, "Sc. Cattle. Dryan, cow, $2.00, calvea, 12.50; Fort Worth, steers, 3."5 to 14.10; cows. $1.80 to $2.15; corn fed heifers. $3.75; calves, good mixed weights, around 11.75. Hofl. Bryan, 13.00 to $4.00; Fort .Worth. $4.10 to $4.50. Poultry. -Bryan, hen a, $3.00; fryers, $2.50 to $3.00; turkeys, 7c. Galveston, hena, $3.75 to $4.00; fryers. $2.00 to 3.00; turkeys. 10c to 12c per pound. Butter. Bryan, 20c; Galveston, 15c to 18c per pound. a Eggs. Bryan. 20c. Houston, case run, 2Cc to 27c. .Htravagac f th Nw Yorker. la not tho native New Yorker the prey and the plaything of tbe waiter, the cabman, tbe ticket speculator and the market man? Does be not pay two pricea for food In tbe glittering Broad way cafe and then, after waiting an hour, receive a cold, dead portion of something that be didn't order and never would think of ordering unless delirious? Docs bo not recognlzo that tbe legal tariff of cab charges la pure fiction and fork over what tbe weather beaten Iluhe Burrows on tbe top of the hansom may demand? Does be not But, oh, what's the use! The scale they weigh him on at birth give fa ba re turn a. and at bla funeral tho under taker charges his estate for extra car rlages that never show up. I. S. Cobb In New York World. As people learn to reason more and more they come to understand that there Is no effect without a canae. Time waa when people regarded fi nancial panlca aa visitation of provi dence or a part of the natural order like the ebb and flow of the tide. But alnce the preaent disturbance began everybody has known that there Is a cause and Senator Culberson Las Introduced a resolution with the ob ject of locating It and applying the remedy. Intrtd. "I had a narrow cacap from being ran over thla morning," remarked Johnson. "Hughes, who waa with mo, only aaved me by ahowerlng blow on tbe borse'a head with an umbrella, Jut aa the umbrella broke the animal stopped, and I waa pulled out from be neath the wheels of tbe wagon." "Had the umbrella a allvcr handle shaped like a shepherd's crook?" asked his friend Blnks anxiously. "I didn't uotlce particularly, and, be sides, be broke It to pieces atopplng the horse. Why?" "Nothing; only he borrowed mine yesterday." rcarson'a. Hi Method. "Tour speech sounded fine," said the attentive listener, "but, do yoa know, I can't remember half a dosen word at it " That's good," answered Senator Sor- a-ham. "Tbe art of speechmaking coo slats In pleasing the ear without fur nishing any data for subsequent con tradiction." Waahlngtoa star. Precautionary. Johnston (to wife) Well. Maria. I'm going to stay at home with yoa today and help you to tidy up the house. I'll tack down tbe carpets and hang up tbe pictures to begin with. Mr. Johnston (to the children) Chil dren, you may go over to grandma's and stay all day. (Aside) 1 know my husband la a deacon of tbe church, but for all that he'a Just aa apt to hit hla thumb with a hammer aa any other man. London Tit Bits. She Wss Posted. And do you doubt my love?" he asked passionately. No, Samuel," she answered, with admirable tact, "but when you ssy that the day yoa call me yours wilt uober in an era of lifelong devotion and tender solicitude you pardon me. dear, you put it on a trifle too thick. You seem to forget. Samuel, that I am a widow." London Telegraph. H Escaped. "I have a frknd who la writing an Indian vcralou of The Star Spangled Banner' " "I e'Me it U'glns, 'Osage, can L'to see?" Inquired the cheerful Idiot. dodging Immediately Into a convenient doorway. Kausaa City Journal. It is not permitted to the most eoul table of men to be a Judge In bla own case. Pascal. An Auction Room Incident It waa an auction salo on Market street, and the auctioneer was dlRgutft ed. Ho bad offered a watch and cbahi which he claimed to tie worth $12. The first bid was $1. and he could not get second. Til find out If there Is an ounce of nerve In this crowd," said be. and. taking a one dollar note from hi mullet be held It tii) and aWd for bids. A laugh went througu in crowd, but for a couple of minutes no one bid on the note. "Come on." ssld the auctioneer. "What I the matter? Don't you tbluk the bill Is good?" xrtt-r another moment the voice of a small boy waa heard. "Five cents.' bo said. "That's the game." said tne auctioneer. "Who'll make it 10?" A man in the crowd bid 10 cents, and tbe boy ralced it to 15. The bidding went ou until the little fellow had got to Wi ceuts. when the auctioneer handed him tbe note. He gave tbe auctioneer another note and got a ulckcl change. The auctioneer then treated the crowd to a lecture on courage. Philadelphia Kecord. Grand Opera ifee Jno. B. Df, Mgr. j .. ron .. . nOODAU DOIUEDS I AM OFFERING A SELECT LINE OF nzn tii ccirttt cctt lircta Hz?. r::s, :::$. . trc&a lU.tr KiicEes, izi licrsrj to tit Jteelri L':c u rrlcu t-a I ttUeve ire l:-cr tna c:a trc ccst:el it l:r lit uc A CALL WILL CONVINCE YOU THAT I CAN SATISFY YOU AND SAVE YOU MONEY ON YOUR HOLIDAY PURCHASES. J. D. GAHTEQ JlWUlft WITH HOLMES St PARKER WSV 1 1 i I I ( O C) ( O () o oeooocoooecoococccccoccccj FRESH VE GET ABB EG Are all pone. Our line of Telno Canned ooods is far better than most fresh vegetables we have haJ this year. Tclmo Corn, 2 cans for Saw His Own Finish. Some time ago the wife of Judge Blank lost her cook. and. aluce ahe bad no other resource, she rolled up her slcews and for a week provided such meals as tho Judge Had not enjoyed slnre thoce happy days when the Blanks did not keep a cook. The Judge's delight waa so great thst by way of appreciative acknowledgment be presented Mra. Blank with a beau tiful ermlno cloak, quite naturally the Incident was a gol desl uolMed about among the social acquaintances of the Blanks and a spirit of envious emula tion was tie veloed in certain quarters. It was In this mood that Mrs. Jerome recited the story to her husband. "What do I get. Jerry." sho asked, "if I will do the cooking for a week?" ' "Well." ll Mr- Jerome, "at tho end of a week, my dear, you'll get one of those long crape Tella."-Argonaut All Alone. Some legends, especlslly those with a moral, die hard. A little boy bad told a fib wHh the carelessness of Imaginative childhood and waa receiv ing the conventional rebuke, coupled with the threat that the conventional reward of the future would not be bis nnless be told tbe truth. "Won't there be anybody la heaven who has told a story?" asked th small boy, much Interested. "No, desr," answered hit teacher at a venture. The small boy drew a long breath of deep reflection, "now jolly dull for George Waahlngtonr ho remarked- London Chronicle. Tt'lm) Asparagus Tips, per can Telma Asparagus, whole, per can Telrr.a S)veet Sifted Peas, 3 cans for Telrro Snap Beans, 3 cans for Telmj Lima Beans, 3 cans for Magmt Corn, 3 cans for Magnet Tomatoes, 3 cans for Hollar J Brand Peas, 2 cans for H'ollarJ Brand Beans, 2 cans for 25c 30c 35c 50c 50c 50c Z3C i 25c o o o o () 25c 25c O o o a a D O P a a o QQCcaczzcoacczcccdczoczzcj Shipment new crop Prunes just received. We will ( ) appreciate your orders. ; WILL a Engraved and Printed Cards, Programs Invitations, Etc The Bryan Eagle Carries A W&llice, Pubs '