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BRYAN, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 22 1V08. NUMEX M 4 4 Or t j "irnu mpT UU i WIN 1 INAUGURATED Baiavfa Canned Fruits and Vegetables For Sale only by u. HOWELL & NEWTON INCORPOIATr.O Phones 23 and 150 f 1907 1908 I THANK YOU 'I desire to thank ry friends for a very successful year, notwithstanding trc fact a part of 'the year has been characterized by very serious financial depression. I desire to extend to each and every one my best wishes for a joyous Christmas and happy New Year. GEO. A. ADAMS INSURANCE Phone 265 ; i m 4444444444444) 4 LET mm mi mm wm nn n itSv : W M flnflnSS : BE YOUR GROCER I Trenton, N. J., Jan. 21. The Inau guration f John Franklin Fort a governor of New Jersey took jjluce In Taylor'o Opera House at noon today, In the presence of the members of both branches of the legislature and a larae number of people. The oath of office' was administered by Chief JuMtlce C.ummere. The great seal of the state wm formally handed to Governor Fort by the retiring kov ernor, after which Governor Fort de livered hi Inaugural address. At the conclusion ' n ceremonies, Governor Fort. Ex-Governor 8tok.es and other chief iurticlianta In the ceremonies were entertained at lunch eon by a Joint committee of'the legls- latute. There was no Inuuicural pa rade, ' . WIPE OUT THE DIVES IxulHvlle. Kv.. Jan. 21. In the op- plulon of representatives of the liquor InterexU throughout the coun try, gathered here In national confer ence today, the moat effective step that could be taken to check the wave oY temperance reform now sweeping the country, would be for the lluuor dealer themselves to unite to wipe out the "Idvcs" and dlsrepu (Able salupna that are objectionable to the communli) The liquor men, Including distillers, brewers, whole sale and retail dealers, are" alarmed over the rapid Increase In the pro hibition area and aware that some thing must be done to Immediately check the public hoatlllty toward the liquor traffic In general. The present conference which will be In session two days, meets under the auspices of the "Model License league." It Is made up of promt nent members of the wine, whiskey, beer and collateral trades throughout the country, and as Its name ln.ll rates, has for Its object the rramlng of a "model license law" that would satlufy the public, by placing the liq uor traffic under better control THONE MEN COVENE Chicago, Jan. 21. The annual con vention of the International Independ ent' Telephone Association opened In Chicago today, In conjunction with the Klectrlcal Show, now being held in the Coliseum. Mayor Dusse wel comed the delegates to the conven tion, and the resitonse was by M. L. Clawson of Indlanuiolls. President Theodore Gary of Macon, Mo., deliv ered his annual address, and reports were presented by the other officers. The convention will remain In ses sion until Friday. ' The officials of the association deny the possibility of a working agreement between the Independent Interests and the Bell company. INAUGURAL OF NOEL Jackson, Mitts., Jan. 21. The Inau guration of K. " Noel as governor of Mississippi today was one of the moht brilliant events of its kind ever en here. Great crowds begun ar riving yesterday and last night, and every train this morning brought In large additions. The Inaugural cere monies were preceded by a large mili tary and civic procession. In which the' stale militia participated In full force. Governor Noel's Inaugural ad dress, delivered In the presence of members of the legislature and many other MHiple, dealt almost exclusively with matters ertalplng to the state. TEXAS HARD- . WARE DEALERS Dallas, Texas, Jan. 21. The tenth annual convention of the Retail Hard ware Dealers and Implement Associ ation of Tegas, which assembled to day In this city, Is the largest meet ing In cltendanre ever held by the association. Leadiug members of the trad front every quarter of the state filled the auditorium of the Commercial Club when the convention was called to order by President W. A. Spangler, of Ilonham. The Initial session was given over to the ex change of greetings, the reiiorts of officers, committee apinilntinenta and other work of a routine character. The proceedings are to continue three days, during which time a number of problems of vital Interest to the trade are to bedlscussed and acted upon. Foremost among the matter to re ceive attention, are the proposed par cels (Kst law, the law passed by the last legislature Imitoslng a gross re ceipts lax on pistols, and the proposi tion of manufacturer, to change the times of making their annual collec tions from October to July. TOCHANGE RATE LAW Raleigh? N. C, Jan. 21. Pursuant to the call Issued by Governs; &etm two week ago, the General Assem bly of North Carolina met In ex tra session today to consider and; tak action on the railroad passen ger rate law passed at the last sua sion. This U fixed a flat rate of 2 cents a mile. It is the view of the governor and bis counsel, after a thorough Investigation of tho con ditions, that It would be more equit able to all concerned to Increase this rate to 2Vi cents a mile. In return for this modification of the law, the railroads are expected to make de sirable concessions In the way of Interstate rates and Interchangeable mileage books. LADIES, NOTICE. I have just secured another fine dry cleaning receipt for ladies suits. Pos itively guaranteed. Phone 3S9 and let me send for your iklrta or suit. UNION TAILOR SHOP, 40 E L. Beard. Prop. lUEVTHM THE BEST PRICES ALWAYS LOWEST WCUL S. DES6S PHONE 112 4 - 4 4 4 444044 DAIRYMEN AT BISMARCK. Hlsmarck, X. I).. Jan. 21. Illsmarck extended a hearty greeting to the many visitors assembled here for the State Ihilrynx-n's convention. The program of the convention covers three days and provides for the dis cussion of many questions relating to the Industry. Foremost among the speakers to address the gathering are Governor Hurke. V. C. C.albralth, Commissioner of Agriculture of Nortn Dakota : U. J. Slater, Dairy Commis sioner of Minnesota, and Prof. T. O. Hoverstad, of Fargo. CATTLEMEN IN DENVER. Denver. Col., Jan. 21. The attend ance at the oenlng of the eleventh annual convention of the American National livestock Association here today was fully up to the most san guine expectations. The number and prominence of the delegates combine to give promise of one of the most imiortant meetings in the history of the association. The owning session was presided over by President Mur do McKlnzle and was devoted almost wholly to routine business. Tomor row ttnd Thursday will be devoted to addresses by men of prominence, and the general dUcusalon of questions concerning the livestock Industry, In cluding transportation, markets and the public lands and forestry reserve problems. The Absolute Safety of Your Deposit In any National Bank depends largely on tha ftnanclatj worth and responsibility of tha shareholder of aaid bank. U. 8. Statutes provide that sharaholdtra may bo assessed to tha amount of their individual stock, but provide no way of collecting from shareholders who art not financial ly responsible. Your deposit in , . The City National Dank - Is guaranteed by tho following shareholders: OHIO LUMBER DEALERS. Columbus, O., Jan. II More than 1.000 lumbermen of prominence were present today at the oenlng of the twenty-sixth annual convention of the t'nlon Association of Lumber Dealers. They represented the trade throughout Ohio, Western Pennsyl vania. West Virginia and Eastern Kentucky. A number of Important questions are slated for considera tion at the convention, which will be In sesslou two days. BROKE OPEN PASTOR'S DESK. Yesterday mornliu: Rev. J. II. Tur rentlne discovered Ibat some person or Hrsons hsd entered the stndy of the Methodist Church and broke open the pastor's roll top desk. This was donr by Inserting something under the rover and prizing the lock fasten ing loose. Nothing was missed by Rev. Turrentlne, and the object of the Intrusion Is a mystery. The In cident la most astonishing In a com munity where a house breaking has been until lately most Infrequent. I ' Y.M. C. A. AUSPICES. Miss Elizabeth. Pickens, vlollncell-' ist; Calvin De Vol), violinist; Ethel Ritchie, pianist, and Mary L. Powel son. reader and story teller, will ap pear at Carnegie Hall Thursday night under the auspices of the Allen Acad emy Y. M. C. A., and a splendid en tertainment Is assured. Seats on sale at I las well's and Cavltt's. I Mrs. 0. H. Astin, E. H. Astln, Mrs. Mary A. Colt, J. N. Cole, . J. W. English, O. S. Johnson, M. Parktr Estate, C 8. Parker J. K. Parker, Mrs. Nannie Rohde, ; A. VY. Wllkerson, Mrs. M. M. Zimmerman Shareholders Responsibility $1,500,000.00 Your Deposit is Solicited Upon the Basis of AbsoJxte Security G. S. PARKER, President, E. H. ASTIN, Vice-President. A. W. WILKERSON, Cashier, E. W. CRENSHAW, Ass'L Cashier. Thursday, January 23--Tomorrow will be Opening of Sam JANUARY WAITE SALE AND MID-WINTER CLEARING SALE Thousands of Dollars, Quality ' .merchandise will be priced at a saving of 20 to 35 per cent 9 TO 10 A. M. :f:-:- ' . ' " 2 TO 3 P.M.-:; ' !; children's fine ribbed 25c Topsy" make Hose. Sale price per pair....,. Kc - , The celebrated "Vv. B." Corsets, $1.00 tha price.! Any style, lose supporters side an 300 Tair . Limit 6 pairs to customer. ' 10 TO 11 A.M. 7c standard Caliooes. light and dark patterns. We are overstocked and they fo at 4 1 2c per yard 10 yard limit .' . ; t' 11 TO 12 12 1 2c Lonsdale freen ticket vard-wide bleached Domestic sale price (10 yd link) 8 &4c 1TO 2 P. M. 15c "Maco" lisle finish ladies "Black Hose. Sale price while they last, per pair. ....-8c Limit 6 pain special hour sales and front Sale price Oik. Latest models. i 3 TO 4 P.M. ; 39c fine white yard wide Dress Linen (10 yard limit) sale price J 3c 4 :; 4 TO 5 P. M- 20c Genuine Amoskeag A.CA. Feather Ticking, limit 10 yds, sale price per yard 12 1 2c ; 5 TO 6 P. M., , , , 75c Men's fine fancy Madras Shirts. (Limit 4 to customer.) "Sale price, each 47c 6 TO 7 P.M. ; 7c Unbleached Cotton Flannel, 10 yard limit, sale price per yard.. ...4 12c 1 ' ' -V. i .