TH1K. i'KCN'1'H YEAR
BRYAN, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING NOVEMBER 8 I90f
See them? On
display in our
Thinking of' that FRUIT GAKE for the Holiday!?
We haVe the jNGREDENTS on hand now
. t Marigold flour ; ' A
- " ' New Lemon and Orange PeeJ'
Glazed Citron Seeded" Raisons
, ' Imported Turkevtgs '"'''' -
Smyrna F'igJ Cand id Cherries
Cleaned CurrantVr Hallowi Dates :
. ' New Crop mits all kinds
. Whleind Ground Spices
Holland Fruit Cake Sugar
Howell & TOevton
- (INCORPORATED) V
Phones 23 and 1 150
Visit Sherman, Rob and Also
.Do Milch Damage.
' Sherman, Not. 7. The safe In the
grocery wtore of W. Hv Lucas was
blown open and $76.25 in cash secured.
About (800 damage was done the safe,
cash and credit registers, show cases,
etc. The burglars gained, entrance by
: breaking the lock of the back door.
The safe was blown open with nitro
The postofflee substation, located in
fAe Lucas store, was also robbed of
' stamps, money orders and a check,
; but these artjcles were found 400 yards
I northwest of the- store pn the banks
of a small creek, where tiie. men had
evidently .stopped to examine their
A telephone girl heard the explosion
and attempted to answer a telephone
call. The Jat; of the explosion knocked
the telephone from the desk.
Invalid Doe So While His Wife
COFFIN FOR HER FATHER
A. I. i
Bars Doors With Steel Bar, Nails
Every Window Down, Lies Upon
Bed, Puts Gun Muzzle In Mouth and
Pulls Trigger With Cane.
Salt Lake City, Nov. 7. John Haw
Uns committed suicide while his wife
was away from home selecting a cas
ket in which to. bury her father, Haw
kins, who was an invalid, bad undoubt
edly planned the suicide for some
time, and was only awaiting an oppor
tunity when he was left alone.
Immediately following his wife's de
parture he carried the doors of the
house with a steel bar and nailed
down every window securely. Loading
his shotgun he. placed the butt of the
weapon against the foot of the bed
and the muzzle in his mouth. Lying
flot on the bed he pulled the trigger
of the gun with a walking cane. Death
resulted Instantly, the entire left aide
of his face and head being blown
American Tobacco Company Held by
Circuit Court to Be a Trust.
New Yotk, Nov. 7. The govern
ment's contention that the American
Tobacco company Is a trust operating
to restrain trade and in violation of
the Sherman anti-trust law was sus
tained In a decision handed down by
Judges Iacombe, Coxe, Noyes, and
Wurd in the United States circuit
court here. Judge W)ard dissented. -
New German Ambassador.
Berlin, Nov. 7. Count- Johann
Heinreich von Bernstorff has been se
lected by the emperor to Bucceed the
late Karon Speck von Sternbitrg as am
bassador to America. The appointment
has not yet been made officially, but
it Is understood the official announce
ment will be made soon.
Countess van Bernstorff is the
daughter of Edward Luckemeyer of
New York. .
Count von Bernstorff was assigned
lately to Egypt. He was the first
diplomatic agent and consul general
at Cairo, but raised to the rank of
minister plenipotentiary early in 1908.
He is the fourth son of Count Albrecht
von Bernstorff, who was a distinguish
ed contemporary of Miamarck, and he
was born in 18C2 while his father was
German ambassador to . the court of
St. James. .
Disorder In Portugal.
Lisbon, Nov. 7. Election disorders
occurred at Porto de Mose. A local
Progressist leader fired a revolver
from a window Into a passing regen
erato parade, killing two persons.
From the ranks of the procession a
crowd of Infuriated men rushed toward
the bulddlng frm which the shots had
been fired, and it was with difficulty
that the troops rescued the assassin.
Prominent Man Dies Alone. -
Chlmon . Vnv '7 Winiiim Cornish
df New York, second vice president of
tV lTnion Pacific Railroad company
t.nd director in many other corpora
tionswaa found dead in bed at the
Aii.l'toriuni Annex. Death was apparent';.-
due to heart d'sease.
Longevity Ascribed to Tobacco.
New York, Nov. 7. A spry, bright
eyed little old lady who had reached
the age of nearly 104 years, died at
the St, Francis home in this city. She
was Julia O'Brien and she came to this
country seventy-five years ago from
County Tlpperary, Ireland. Up to the
time of her death she took the keen
est enjoyment In smoking and It was
said that to tJls habit she attributed
in a measure her longevity. Hardly
ever had she been ill and up to a week
before death she was one of the live
liest members of the borne. Her hus
band died several years ago and a son,
aged seventy-five, also died about two
DECREASE OF FORCE.
Treasurer Sparks Favors the Letting
Out of Three cf the Clerks.'.
.Austin, Nov. 7. In his annual report
to Covernor Campbell State Treasurer
Sparks makes the unusual recommen
dation of a decrease of office force by
cutting out .three clerks whose aggre
gate salary 'is '$3,150 annually. In
stead of these three regular clerks he
asks for an additonal appropriation of
$1,300. to add o the $1,200 already al
lowed, l pay for extra service to ls-l
sue school land receipts during the
busy season, which ia only for three
months. Thus he vaves the state $1,
800 a year, and says he can get better
service. He reports that while the
financial panic was on the wisdom of
the state depository law shows a state
had $1,400,000 in circulation which
would otherwise he locked up. ' The
report show a balance of $888,986 to
credit of general revenue .funds and
$53,510,986 to credit of permanent
school fund In cash, bonds and other
Eighty Common Carriers.
Austin. Nov. 1j the text' of the an
mial report of the railroad commis
sion shows there ahe elgftty railroads
in Texas recognized as common .car
riers, which is an Increase, of 6 per
cent over last year The ' new ones
are: ' The Galveston- Terminal, Roa
coe Snyder and Pactflc, Stephensville,
North and South Texas, Southwestern
Railway of Texas, Texas State road.
Wichita Falls and Southern. The re
port shows gross earnings of all lines
of $81,776,691, which is a decrease of
$14,237,701 from last year. Ol this
decrease $4,169,513 is attributable to
change in method of bookkeeping of
G. S. PARKER.
.A. w. wilkerson
J. WV ENGLISH
E. H. ASTIN
J. K. PARKER
J. N. COLE
No account too small to receive the most
Bogus Bills In Circulation.
TRurnpt Tex.. Nov. 7. Several mer
chants reported to the authorities that
they . were victimized by a gang of!
counterfeiters who raised Jl'o duis to
$30. Six bogus bills passed and so
well was the counterfeiting executed
that it requited close Inspection to
note the difference. Two strangers
who registered from Chicago, now
missing, are alleged to be the guilty
Expires on Gallery,
Farmersvllle, Tex., Nov. 7. George
Armstrong .twenty-nine years old, a
merchant, was found dead on his back
gallery. His death Is believed due to
heart trouble, as no marks of violence
are on his body.
Suicides by Shooting.
Mayence, Nov. 7. Karl Oppenhetm
of the oldest banks
of Hesse, committed suicide by shoot-
lng here. Heavy financial losses are
said to be the reason for the act.
Funeral Largely Attended.
Santiago, Cuba. Nov. 7. Funeral ot
late ex-President Palma was attended
by a vast concourse.
. Davidson Returns.
Austin, Nov. 7 Attorney General
Davidson has returned from Washing
ton. He said he would announce his
new assistaut in department as soon
as he finds "a gfiod lawyer." He did
not indicate when that would be.
Officer File Answer. - - -
New Orleans. Nov. 7. Offlcersot
the Colonial Bank and Trust company,
who sre r.amed in the suit of stock
holders asking for a receivership for
the concern, appeared In court and
tiled an answer to the allegations set
fe'th in the petition. The petitioners
charge the bank is Insolvent to the ex
tent of several hundred thousand dollars.
These Three Days Will Be
SPECIAL SKIRT SALES DAYS
To reduce our stock of TAILORED and VOILSKIRTS embracingfie season's latest flare flounce models, beautiful in design and trimming, we will
sell skirts for le3Sthan they can be bought from the maketvThe opportunity to save more than the profit on a high grade skirt is presented
i t v .l L-ir s
DCIOrc mc scasuii isriauuvcr.
It will fay You to Grasp It
$6.00 Tailored Skirts cut to $4.69
Imported English Voil Skirts
$10 Black Colored Voil Skirts $7.85
12.50 " ' " " 9.70
Call early and secure your size
B E M BIN
WE STORE AHEAD.
Drew Selby Fine Shoes for Women.
Nemo Self Reducing Corsets.
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