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....... , . 1 C-1 ,r. -. - --'7 i," .V.-:- V s.. .Y.; -M-if'"f'i&-4'' 1 .lit E FOURTKKNTH YEAR BRYAN, 1 i.X vS, SATURDAY MOXMXij, JANUARY 16, 190 . EILLS IN BATCHES. n '-. 1 . - - V " V I ryai ruing NUMBER 3 YOU CAN Ssive 2dD PER CENT ON Table Linens Staples Silks All Notions Furnishings Etc. Every ItemReduced 33',' Off On Mens Clothing Ladies' Wraps Furs and Winter Goods - cription. Nothing Reserved A. Wagner & Co. Fresh Fruits Grape Fruit Fresh Pineapples Choice Eating A pies Bananas Oranges, all sizes Howell & Newton, Inc. HAT IUKERSJON STRIKE Manufacturer Refuse to Longer Permit UnionBLabel PLACED IN THEIR GOODS. President Mundheim Say This Action, Decided Upon by Unanimous Vote, It Due to Agreement With Geyer Company Not Being Carried Out. Newark, N. J., Jan. 15. Seventy five hat. factories, employing from 2'. 000 to 23,000 persona, will ! affected by the decision of tho Associated Hat Manufacturers. Just promulgated, tn discontinue the use of the union label in all factories represented in the association. The entire hat manu facturing industry of the country is likely to be affected. The issuance of this order was at once followed by striken in the hat factories ut Orange, N. J., where 4,wn men went out, and at Brooklyn, where employes of Samuel Mundheim & Co. put down tueir tools and d out. Samuel Mundlieim id presided of tlie association. He said the vote of the manufacturers to discontinue th use of the label was maiiiinoiis; that every member of the association was cither present at the meeting when this course was decided upon or rep resented by proxy, eave am the reason Mr l,m.lh,.lm i for this action I nnlon employes failed to keep the working; agreement made with the Oyer Hat company of Philadelphia. Four hundred hatters employed by the New Milford Hat corapuny of New Milford, Conn., struck upon orders re ceived from the headquarters. atvl)an hury. Conn., of the t'nlted Hatters of North America At South Norwalk. Conn . ?' em ployes of Crohut & Knapp. makers of hats, walked out becnuse the firm re fused to longer permit the use of the union label in their goods. I'nion hatters at lianbury. Conn, explored by the Associated Hut Man ufacturers nre out. W. J. BETTERTON DEAD. Prominent Citizen of Dallas Stricken With Apoplexy and Sorn Expires. Dallas, Jan. i:. While conversing with a coimle of fri- ml.- at his of: Ice. Colonel W. J. !'.. ;;, i, in was stricken with apoplexy Friday morning. An ambulance was summoned and the colonel placed therein to be conveyed to his residence. Just at The gale was reached the aged man gasped for the last time. Colonel Iletterton, who was a citi zen of Dallas thirty ytars anJ promi nently identified wth her business en terprises, notably in the lumber line. was about seventy-eight years of age He was a native of Virginia and a gal lant Confederate soldier, attaining the rank of colonel by distinguished bat tlefield service. He was talking of the four j ears' strife with his two friends, who also wore the gray, and was laugning oer nil iiin-t umn nui- j two had just related wnen tne taiai stroke came. Sought Shelter In Hut. EI Paso. Jan. 13. A searching party dlscoreted Rev. W. T. Tracy, an Epis copal clergyman of Brooklyn, missing two days, in an abandoned hut in the Guadaloupe mountains, where he sought shelter In a snowstorm. To Protect Shell Fisheries. New York. Jan. 15. Tho Initial su ps in the oiganizatkm of the propo sed National Association of Commis sioners of Shell Fisheries were taken today, when representatives of a dozen or more of the coastline States met in conference at the offices of tho Now York State Commission in this city. Charles II. Bacon, chief of the bureau of Shell Fisheries of New Jersey, pro sided at tho meeting. Th object of the new organization Will be to bring together the States' representatives on boards and com missions, which have the care of this sreat natural resource of the country. Although the shellfish industry on the Atlantic, raciflc and Gulf coast:-, amount to millions of dollais yearly ii is only recently that the states have awakened to tho necessity for taking steps towards its conservation. The United States Government has announ ced its readiness to aid the association in its work. Fresh Vegetables Cauliflower Head Lettt it f i Dcets opinacn Radges Shellots Cutlery Tomatoes ANTI CONTENTION. i I Practically All of It In Minority Re port of Committee. Austin. Jan. I.l.-H'ractirally the whole contention of those opposed to prohibition submission is contained in the minority report of the house com mittee on constitutional amendments to whom was referred the submission amendment, which was presented and signed by Standifer, Buchanan and others. The minority report contains four reasons tiiimmarized why the amendment should not be submitted, as follows: First. No constitutional amendment can be submitted unless It has two- thirds vote of the members of repre sentatives of the people, and fifty four representatives have been in structed to vote against submission. Second A state convention has no 1 authority to bind legislators of the i dominant i art y contrary to the ex- I pressed will of the people That under section 120 of I Third th- election law, It Is provided that no state convention shall ever place in ' lis a demand for specific legislation t . . . ... . .,! A . .. tin ess It I Mtominea io ii mien voir of ihe pro) e. Fourth. That the attempt of the submission element ut the Democratic party to override a direcf vote of tlie people, as expressed under section 12n, I in violation of said section. Rojestvensky Passes Away. St. Petersburg Jan. 1.1. Admiral lloieStvensKJ. wno.se neei whs prac- tlcally annihilated by the .laptnese in the battle of the Sea of aJpan In May. l!u.". died here of neuralgia of ihu heart. Six Thieves Arrested. Messina. Jan. 1.1. Six thieves wen arrested. They estaped from prison during the cat lijquiike. Fifteen Years For Banker. Pittsburg., Jan. 15. The jury in the case of J. F. Kineliart of Waynes burg. Pa., a banker, returned a ver die; of guilty. Judge Young I mine. ' Uiat ely sentenced KiueUart to fifteen year.-, in the pi niteniiary. Kim-hurt was former i ashier and vice niesidetit of tlo- Fa rniers and Plovers' National bank of Waynea , burg I'u which institution failed for ' ,, ; t Will Not Reopen Dispensary. Cnthrie. Jan. l.V Governor Haskell wt'l not reopen the state dispensary, despite the decision of ihe supreme court tli.tr the dispensary was not abolished by a vote of the people fit the last election, lie says he will act only when the supremo court orders him directly to reopen it. Ii is gen erally believed that the mutt will not direct this act ion. . . ' . . ' mlttee will report Feb. 13. Special Order For Tuesday. ; wSOIli M:1).,orson and Nashville. Jan. 1,1. The hill prahlb- WtinTt in ihe senate presented a mi lting the manufacture of intoxicating ; llorilv ,,.m,i t on the constitutional liquors in this slate came up on final .,m(,n,meiit for prohibition submis reading in ihe senate Friday, but after sJon several amendments iho bill was a I- A measure was offered in the bouse lowed to be laid over as a special agkil)(l ror i;,u,(hmi to build a tuber order for Tuesday afternoou. , ouI()gis hosnitul In a city to be deslg- nated bv u commisstou. Another ap- Neck Broken. Sapulpa. Okla.. Jan. 13. George Johnon, agod thirty-four, of Shaw, Kan., wns instantly killed while in h. emnlov of tho Kansas Oklahoma Oil company. A pulley broke and Johnson Jumped for a brake. The! pin on the wheel struck him under the( chin, breaking his neck. His body was sent home. f Riot Causes Six Fatalities. Hlo de Janeiro. Jan. 15. The riot due to the popular demonstrations ; against the American-Canadian Street have practically ended. Six persons; have been killed and 120 wounded in the disorders. To Be Rebuilt Washington, Jan. 15. The senats, . adapted Senator Owen's Joint resolu-l City Editor-What do you mean by tion authorizing the secretary of the) saying in Ibis robbery story that Interior to use Jio.imo of the bids "Brown was knocked down and re beloiuing to the Osages to rebuild tho j Moved, of a hundred dollars?" Were boys' dormitory of the Osage Indian ! y0U evr robbed yourself? New Re- truiniiiR sctioot. rocciuiy oumi-a. Compulsory Fumigation, New Orleans. Jan. 1,1 That all el....,ifi f'tfi mill HiV r-oncheu mitut he l uTiili at. d at least once a month Tid all public buildings every threei months is one of tte number of the I s;,in-.rt reflations adopted by the! stale board of health. In Hue with j the contemplated crusade against tu-j berculosis it was determined that noi child suffering from tuberculosis lnj any form will he allowed to attend the panne scnoois or mo siaiu auu no adult so afflicted will be permitted to, teach In schools. I Numerous Measures Continue to Pour In. Auntln, Jan. 15. Large batches of bills wire Introduced In both branches of the legislature today. In the house a resolution was adopted to eell the postoffice in the house. Among tho bills In the house these were introduced: By Robertson and Schluter, appropriating $250,000 to build a land office on the site of the old teniKjrary capitol; by Cable, K.'vying an occupation tax of $2,00ii on dealers in "frosty ;" by Bay, guar antee bank deposits measure; by An derson, prohibiting teaching a foreign language in public schools: by Jen kins, the establishment of an asylum for Inebriates and appropriating $125, Pii'i therefor. A concurrent resolutiou was Intro duced in the senate by Senator HrBchfield, providing for a searching investigation of the state penitentiary system. by the legislature. The reso lution, provides for the appointment of a committee of three senators and four member. of the houie to make the in vestigation, who will be empowered in take oaths, summon witnesses, etc A similar resolution was off-red In the house. In the senate Senators Mayfield and .Meiichuni Introduced the Mayfield bill, prohibiting betting on horses, races or book-making or gelling pooh. This bill failed In the last legislature. Senator Masterson introduced two bills one providing for the promulga tion of tarllf of rates In conformity with the decision of the supreme court In the Cialveston chamber of com merce and Brownsville road differen tial case, the other providing for the complete abolishment of the Houston (ialveston differential on all comniodi- ties except cotton. A bill on that com- milUMV IH to or 1 II I I till ill re i iuii-1. wwi-i bills Introduced were for a new pure food law, by Hayter; also a bill by Terrell of Bowie, providing that no persons shall be sued in any other county except that of his residence. Numerous priitlons were presented asking for submission of the pmhibl tion issue, also a drug vendor's law and passage of a compusory education i law. ' The house committee on consiitu ' tional amendments to whom wan re ferred the proposed prohibition sub mission amendment bad a meeting and decided to report a resolution fa vorably, with an adverse minority re port. An r tempt was made by Gaines to have the election on the question : held on April 1. instead of the first Tuesday in August, as provided in ihe resolution, but he failed. Majority and minor:! reports were . submitted. The. house refused to allow members ; $M per day for telegraph and long ' di.vtauce service by voting dowu a res olution on that subject. A committee on the part of the house, consisting of Messrs. Von Ros- eiiberg. Marshal) and McLean, was ap pointed to count th" votes cast for : governor and lieutenant governor and an atiue for the inaugural ion. Uctirrsentative HtzhiiEh in the nonse iiurouuceu mu r-ompt roller to cam-el license of any saloon disobeying the Sunday closing . : .1 . . -..- ,1... (..nnlinn ,,f taw. II provHier- 111! Hie iWiiuwii saloons on basis of population and elevates the traffic so as to make it impossible to maintain liquor dives Mr. Fithush was appointed chair man of the hmi.-e committee on rules ; Foi in -linuing a thorough investi- j gallon o -,ne penn em iai mho nmn fartns. Kept eseiitalives McDonald. Standifer and Adams offered a resolu tion providing for a committee of four senators mid three representatives who shall. conduc t he probe. The corn- i .., Mil i slls for $250,000 to erect an agricultural building at Aus tin In Great Luck. "I hare beeu looklug over my nnan- cja Oporatloni." paid Mr. Kaslgo. "I must, say tbey nre more successful thBQ U8Ual." "iTn von hiwii inuklnic large prof its''" No. I dou't eipect anything like that.' I ' successful!" tne momn i uu.e .u are tririiup, iuu inn bave quit speaking to me." Washing ton Star. , porter No, sir. Ciry Eaitor j.nai ac counts for it. If you'd been robbea you wouldn't describe the loss of a "hundred dollars as a relief. St lonis Republic. . H, Lm' c,,5uay . ho. "My boy is undecided about what collegiate course to take. ' "Cm!" "What would you advise V "That depends. Loes he want to i,uoi(i UI uls back muscles or his wnd?" Kansas City indepenaent. THE CITY NATIONAL BANK Returns thanks to it's friends for their continued support during the year 1908. The present magnificent condition of the Bank is largely due to it's army of devoted friends who lose no opportunity tosaygood word for us and for vvhichrrtrofoundedly grateful. We are in better conditionthaa ever before to care for the Farmers and Merchants of Brazos County and we cordially ask you to come and do your Banking business here. G. S. PARKER. President. E. H. ASTIN. Vice-Pres. A. E. HAINS ACQUITTED. After Being Out Several Hours the Jury Returns This Verdict. Flushing N. Y.. Jan. 15 After be ing out since 4:3 o'clock Thursday afternoon, when the members retired to deliberate, the jury In the case of Thornton Hains. on trial charged with complicity in the murder of V. E. ! Annis. returned about 1 o'clock Fri day afternoon a verdict of acquittal. The Jury came Into court at 10 o'clock. It was then said to stand ten to two for acquittal. After hearing portions of the testimony and sections of the Judge's charge read again the Jury again retired at 10:23. The killing of Annis occurred at Bayside Yacht club Aug. 1-1. 1!"S. Hains stood guard over his brother. Captain Hains. while the latter shot down Annis. but did not actually participate in the shooting. THOUGHT HIV NIGHT RIDER. Sensational and Laughable Incident. Occurs In Dallas Courthouse. ' Dallas. Jan. 1.1 Quite a flurry was ' created in the Dallas county court house. , The tax collector'fc office was filled with people paying their indebtedness to the state and county and many were lined up. One man, when asked hla occupation by the deputy preparing his poll lax receipt, was understood to say. "night rider" In an instant the line was broken and a stampede seenn-d likely when tlie gentleman 1 who had caused the commition calmed , ..i-ui',linitf l.v ltnilk- nrn'lulmlnv -'I1 am lypewrorr iiKeni. A general laugh followed COUPLE IN CUSTODY. Emma Goldman and "King of Hoboes" Put Under Arrest. San Francisco. Jan. 15 F.mma Gold- mau. the anarchist, and Pen Reitman. who is widely known as the "king of hoboes." were arrested ns they were about to hold one of et-jht meetings they had previously announced, and lodged In the city prison on eight charges of conspiracy to rout. "RouL" as defined by the state statutes, Is an assembly of two or more persons nt a meeting wnere measures are aavo cated which, if actually carried out would lead to a rlet. The ball was fixed at $1,000 cash or $2,000 bond on each count. Cheaper. Servant-Please, sir, missus want! yon to send for the plumber, 'cos she's dropped her diamond ring down the bath pipe. -Mr. Nuriche Teu your mistress not to be ridiculous. Ill buy her another diamond ring! London Mall. 8now fell in Europa for forty days tn 1434. 0 Our Cold Tablets O 0 Clear up the throat anjrLMit''Ti a short time. Best thing in the wond to have about the house. 8 0) (O) 0 0 0 0 -25c E. Jo Jenkins iO888880$908'0800$8888$88 W. WILKERSON, ' v;i u. r Cashier. W. CRENSHAW. ' Asst.-Cashier. ALMOST A RACE RIOT. Arrest of Murder Suspect All but Leads to Clash. Muskogee. Okla.. Jan. 15. A race riot was nearly precipitated Friday at Beggs. a village near here, when a burly negro, suspected of being a Mississippi murder fugitire, resisted arrest. The town marshal approached the suspect in the postoffice and ordered him to surrender. The man bolted, effecting his escape from the building and taking refuge in a negro hut near by. Securing a shotgun, be continued his fliht, pursued by the marshal and some twenty whites, attracted by tha shooting.. The negro was finally se riously wounde and captured.- Much exclteemnt prevailed among the ne groes of the village, but no outbreak occurred. , . TEXAS NAVY DOCK. Several Bills Have Been Introduced Favoring Four Coast Points. Wsshington. Jan. 15. Representa tive BuYgeBS introduc-d in the house a resolution authorizing a commission to Inspect Aransas Pass with a view to locating a naval dock there. Mnore has a similar resolution for Morgan's Point on Buffalo bayou. Greg has one for Galveston and Cooper one for Sabine, Tex., expects the com mittee on naval affairs to authorize the commission to inspect all these points and then make a report In fa Tor of one of them. Sheppard Sanguine. Washington. Jan. 15. Congressman Sheppard expresses confidence that the cotton refund tax bill he intro duced will carry, but he expects a fight. He sayg all Texas, all south ern and a nutrfber of northern con gressmen will support he bill, which is to restore $5,000,000 with Interest to Texas who paid the cotton tax from 1862 to 1887. Mr. Sheppard says the collection was unconstitutional, as Texas was not represented in congress then. The amount with interest will reach nearly $20,000,000. Remembers Irish People. New Orleans. Jan. 15. Abiding- 1ot for his motherland, Ireland, was ma terially evidenced by John Rellly. de ceased, as shown in his will. Just pro bated here. A considerable portion of his estate, said to amount to about $50,000, is left to the "people of Ire land." Distribution wll be directed by Bishop Heslin of Mississippi. ' Emerson's Daughter Dies. Concord. Mass., Jan. 15. Miss Ellen Emerson, the elaYst daughter of the late Ralph Waldo Emerson, the poet died at Milton, near here. She was seventy years old and had been la poor health for some time. 0-00-800(8080000 0 0 0 0 0! 0 1st. 0 a Box- I i 1 "! O. 0 L Q 0