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NUMBER 40 S.SATURDAY MORNING, IANUARY 23, 909 BRYAN, TEX A FOURTEENTH YEAR r- .. 1 I YOU CAN PER CENT Table Linens Staples Silks All Notions r I rurnisninss Every Item Reduced : 33h Off On Men's Clothing Ladies' Wraps Furs and Winter Goods 0 Every Description. jr Nothing Reserved A.l WagneY, & Co. 7 1 ON ft. Howell & Wevtg it Mf .nAIJEU ANOTHF- i MariisolcrFlour TUESDAY AFTERNOON Phones - - 23 and 150 WALK TO BE WEDDED. Couple Not Deterred by Mis. haps From Marrying. 'Marigold Flour is the Secret oi Perfect Baking." GROOM HAS RIBS BROKEN. Recovering Sufficiently to Start For the Church, Carriage Overturn and Both Thrown Into a Ditch, Finally Footing It to the House of Cod. Kenosha. Wis., Jan. 22. Battling bravely agalnBt an adverse fate, which seemed determined to prevent wlss Isabel Sparts and himself from being united In wedlock, Phillip Neu finally triumphed. The couple was to have been mar rled aweek , ago, but while making gements for the marriage feast was Injured by a runaway horse. When he regained consciousness after five hour, he found two of his rms were broken. When he recovered sufficiently to start to the church for the wedding h Hrnv over to the home of Miss Knarta As Miss Snarts got Into the carriage she said: ' Do you think the wedding will be a go this time or are you going t have another runaway accident?" Neu, still suffering from rracturea ribs, assured her he was determined to be married if he had to walk to the church or be carried on a stretcher. Half an hour later the horse shied and upset the carriage, throwing the couple Into a ditch. Fortunately nuhr nt them was seriously Injured. leaving the runaway animal to de mollsh the buRgy they walked to the church and were made man and wife. LIABLE TO HEAVY FINE. Votes of Three States Have Not Been Received Through the Mail. Washington. Jan. 22. I'nder the law regulating the casting of the electoral vote for president and vice president there are about a dozen men of more or less distinction from as many states who are just now taking chances ot having fines of $l,ono eacn lniposea timin thttm ti, n the messencers who have been selected to bring to Washington j the votes cast at he laRt election. The law requires each state shall forward two copies of Its vote one by mes senger and the other by mail. The vote of all states except At- - Mi-iKHlniii and North Caro- Una have been, received by mall, nut those of Arkansas and ortn a. roima have not been deposited ny "- speotlve messengers. The fact trat ballots have not lieen nenvert-u vv erly will not prevent the counting of the vote. . . Mississippi Is the only state wiius vote has not arrived either by mail or messenger. SENSATIONAL AFFIDAVIT. Juror Alleged Intoxicated Day He I Accepted. Nashville, Jan. 22. The first sur prise In the Cooper murder trial was sprung Friday when Attorney General McCarn filed an affidavit challenging Juror J. S. Leigh. The document claim" Leigh. was dnink the day he was chosen and the day before and therefore challenged hli right to a seat on the Jury. The defense asked time to examined the affidavit and Judge Hart granted the request. It developed that Judge Allison of the chancery court, who was killed by Juror Wbltworth'a brother a few years I.. ffttfW 1 SIDETRACKS SUBMISSION, Alexander Says It Will Again Be Brought Up In Senate. Austin, Jan. 22. The submission resolution was pending business in the senate Friday morning. Senator Alex ander was on the floor to make a speech in Its favor when be said he would take up the question at a later date. Tbf senate went Into executive ses sion and'confl'rmed all the appointees nf nnvernor Campbell. In the senate the Dallas countv court bill passed to engrossment by vote of 22 to 9. A motion to sua- npnd fhn rules and nlace the bill on third reading and final passage failed by a vote of Zl to jo, it taking roup fifth In atianpnri the rules. In his speech In Interest of the bill Sen tor Senter aid that there are 1,400 cases now on the docket of the two courts at Dallas and It can never catch un: that Dallas county paid mnr mnnev to the state and received back less than any other county in the state. Among the bills Introduced In the senate Friday were: Hv Hndstieth et !.: Providing actual traveling exnenses for district Judges when engaged in the discharge of their duties. By Cofer: Prohibiting baseball and races, moving pictures and theaters to operate on Sunday. Pv Meac-.hum: Hemming an engin eer and conductor to have bad three vpara' pinerienee as brakeman. By Meachum: creating a Doara or nurse examiners. Rv Hume: Authorliznc the gov ernor to purchase President Mlrabeau Lamar s state papers ana appropnai In lit) 000 therefor. Hv Perkins: To nrohlbit persons from using profane language over tel ephones and imposing a line. Numerous-netitions were oresented in the senate Friday from various por- tinna of the state, ureinr a sunmis- ainn amendment. Anions them was one from members of the the Ballot- less Legion, urging Senator Mayfield to use his Influence to DlocK ail leg islation until a submission amend ment Is carried. The senate passed finally the bill by Faulua creating a nu rnuft law for I .u vara county: also passed finally the Marshall char ter bill. 99 "CQeei? up 1909 1$ -YtAR.. and our friends stay with us because they know we stay with them. We " want your business, if Come and tell us your wants. The CiTvPIiiioRAi-DAPii G.S.PARKER, A. W. WILKERSON. President. Cashier. E. H. ASTIN. E. W. CRENSHAW. Vicc-Pres. Asst.-Cashier. J.N.COLE J.K. PARKER J.W.ENGLISH ROBIN COOPER. ago. was tather-ln-law to Attorney General McCarn. Juror Whltworth stands high in the community and is regarded as one or tne nest men ei selected. At noon the first venire of 500 men had been exhausted and a second 500 ordered summoned to apear Monday. Then the court fwve the attorneys for the defense until 9 o'clock Satur day to answer affidavit against Juror Ielgh and adjourned until that time. MRS. ALLEN ACQUITTED. Larae A..-.ount Involved. i- Angles Cal.. Jan. 22. Homer Taber. president tf the San Diego1 Bank and Trust company. Is reported to have been arrested at San Diego following the bringing ot mneieeen iu dlotments against him by the grand lUry Involving approximately (Ju.v.... Ill One Week. T.. Reber. sec- retary of the J. W. Sefton company of Chicago, died arter an iuuea w u.. a week He came here to appear be. fore the western classification com mittee. Foster Nominated. inn 52 The nresldent sent to he senate the nomination of t h United States dis trict Judge for the Eastern district of louisiana. Shot and Killed a Woman She Found In Her Husband's Company. Wichita Falls. Tex.. Jan. 22 After being out six hours the jury acquitted Mrs. Walker Allen on the charge of the murderNof Llllie Wheatley on the ground of emotional insanity. The trial of Mis. Allen, who is the wife of a wealthy grain dealer, was perhaps the-niost sensational hearing ever heard here. The story of the case is u fnllnwft Several months ago Mrs. Allen came upon her husband fitting in a buggy ik iim wiipntlv woman and without warning secured a revolver and hot the woman, killing her instantly. 'The plea at the bar was emotional Insanity and in proof or tnis testimony s iniriiiMi tn show that Mrs. Allen lost control of herself when she saw husband in company with the woman she killed. TOUGH ON TRILBIES. ONLY THREE CHANGES. W. B. Townsend of Wilbarger County New Secretary of State. Austin. Jan. 22. The governor sent , to the senate his list of appoint ments for confirmation. Only three changes are made In the . governor's official family. William B. Townsend of Vernon U named as secretary of state; Charles B. White, present chief clerk of the state purchasing agent's department, was appointed state pur chasing agent, and the present pur chasing agent. J. C. Haynes of Karnes miint was annointed to the position of financial agent of penitentiaries to succeed O. W. Wright. All of the other officers of the government were reappointed. Mr. Townsend for fifteen years was county clerk of Wilbarger county and Is an original Campbell man, naving seconded the nomination of Governor Campbell at the Dallas convention. OKLAHOMA OCCURRENCES. Granite wilt have a system of side walks. Big Pasture Medical society has been organized at Randlett. Anadarko taxpayers voted for $160.- 900 Improvement bonds. Near Nardln Elmer Sawyer accident ally shot himself through both hands. Five persons at Deep River have been bitten the past few days by a made dog. r..rin. nnarrel at Savannah S. Barnes, a miner, was fatally Bhot. An arrest was made. Walter Smith, plowing near Blxly, uncovered a pot containing a num ber of counterfeit silver half dollars. noii.n minora In the McAlester dls trict lost over 300 relatives by the re- .nt parthouake in Italy and sicny. President Roosevelt owns Clevelanfl ...... hnnAa tn ttlA V&lue Of $10,000 issued In 1892 to assist In securing the cash bonus that secured at wormai- the Oklahoma university. SEEKS SEPARATION. Mrs. Ruth Bryan Leavitt Sues Her Husband For Divorce. Lincoln. Neb.. Jan. 22 Mrs Hutti Bryan Leavitt. daughter of William J. Bryan. Friday filed suit for divorce from William H. Leavitt. The peti tion was Immediately withdrawn. T. S. Allen, brother-in-law of Mr. Bryan, is attorney for plaintiff. Mr. Leavitt ia now in Paris. France Girls Discover Walking Barefooted In Snow Not Good Health Aid. Urbana, O.. Jan. 22. Three Urbana airls who tried walking barefooted in the snow as an aid to health have solemnly resolved ' never again," while on a sleigh ride a mile rrom town, ai the suggestion of one, they removed their shoes and stockings ana. leaving them in the sleigh. Jumped into a snowdrift. The chorus of squalls that fniuH started the horse, which dashed back to Urbana, taking the foot- ar along. Opposition to" Reduction Measure. Austin. Jan. 22. Onoslton to the ' Reedy bill, to reduce the house mem bershlp to ninety-three, developed Fri rtuv nt thi session of the house com mittee on state atiairs. Mr. .ici.in nov anokp acalnst the measure. In sisting smaller membership would be dangerous as It would mane u easier to enact dangerous laws. Mr. Vaughan fovnrprt thp measure as a platform demand. Final consideration was postponed. i Waters-Pierce Company's Report. Austin, Jan. 22. The Waters-Pierce Oil company has. through Federal Re celver oDrchester filed its quarterly report of gross receipts for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 19i The report ohnm-a aross recelnts for the quarter to be $468,046 and tax on that amount is $9,360. The company did not pay the tax. however. Tne company bow owes about $00,000 in taxes. SWEEPING CHANGE. Births Exceed Deaths. Paris, Jan. 22. For the first time in several years the births exceed the deaths. MANY MEN DROWN. Ten White and Hundred and Fifty Natives Perish. Johannesburg.' Jan. 22. Ten white man and 150 natives were drowned In the Wltwatersrand gold mine, which became flooded by the bursting or Knight's dam. Heavy rains caused the dam to give away.. Colonel Lyle Retires. Washington, Jan. 22. Colonel David A. Lyle of the ordnance department, has been placed on the retired list of the army on account of age after forty years' service. For several years CoL Lyle has been In command of the ar senal at Augusta. Ga. One of Colonel I.tfle'i contributions to the govern ment was the' famous "Lyle life saving (' gun." which has been used on ships at life saving stations throughout the world for many years. ,i ' Spirited Away. Hamntnn Ark Jan. 22. Fearing Tiolence to the men under his charge from a mob. Sheriff Blggers spirited away Wilson and" Henry Pickett, ne groes, Vho were on trial for the mur der of Charles Abbott and thewound ing of his brother, walked them to Tinsman, fourteen miles, and there boardi 1 a train for some unknown place. Completely Wrecked. Weatherford. Okla., Jan. 22. In case of cold weather the Southwestern Ok lahoma normal school must close. John L. Mitch, secretary of the nor .i kn.rH nf rpppnta received word ill a i " - that the engine house at the normal had been wrecked by a severe wind storm, putting the school neaung piam Cheap Riding. Tnele Zeke (back from the city) You talk about cheap ridln'S I rode twenty miles on a street k'yar, an' au it cosi me was a nickel. T'npi.. Jed-Oosh! That ain't nothln . When I was thar last year I rode to ttiA inn nf th tallest bulldln' In town. an It didn't cost me a blamed cent!- Chlcago Tribune. out of business. Forty Cases of Measles. 1 Crenshaw. "Pa.. Jan. 22. There are fr)rty oases of measles here. Fires Bullet Into Head. Lullng. Tex., Jan. 22. Henry Reidle fired a bullet into his head, dying al most instantly. Three children sur vive. He. was a widower. Will Move to Marll;?. Mr. B. L. Reed Is preparing to more to Marlin with his family about the first of FebruarV.. The removal of ihia eveellent family will be a distinct loss to Bryan, and deeply regretted by tholr manv friends. Mr. Reed will continue his farming operations in the Brazos bottom and will be a frequent visitor to Bryan. Culberson's Resolution Adopted. Washington. Jan. 22. The senate adopted Senator Culberson's resolution directing the attorney general to sup ply the senate with copies or an cor relating to the absorp- i nf thw Pennsylvania Sugar Re fining company by the American Su gar Xtefinlng company, alter a muuuu bv Mr. Kean to lay the resolution oa the table had been voted nown. Brazos Bottom Farm for Rent. For Rent: 7-12 of 321 Acres of cul tivated Brazos Bottom land. Burleson county, near Welll-orn, known as the T R. Batte plncc. Owner, Mrs. Fannie Carroll. 115 East Myrtle St., San Antnnio. Texas.. 45 C. Bullock & Co. Watch this Space For Grocery Bargains Rock Island Railway Will Install In Texas a Telephone System. Fort Worth. Jan. 22. The Rock Is- land railway officers here have made an announcement which cans for a sweeping change In the operation ot the Texas lines, me roaa win inr ifiv instill a svstem of tele phones instead of telegraph to handle trains and attena to tne roaua uuoi ness. This change will throw many .. i- i nut nf pm- aispaicueia miu "l''--- .1 fiTTUrtiSSS."' mmmmm&Q o eecooo oscsa.'- V Expires In Carriage. Chicago. Jan. 22. While driving home to his farm In Kane county Te ter Healy, a wealthy farmer, dropped dead In the carriage. The horses were kept from running away by his four-teen-vear-old daughter, Margaret, who caught up the reins and drove homo with her dead parent. Eloht Buildings and Elevator Burn. -i,i wmo rirv. Jan. 22. Fire of in cendiary origin destroyed eight frame buildings in the business section at Mayesville. Loss is A grain elevator at Perry burned. Loss. $15,000 Cincinnati Shaken. -. ii ion 22. What la be- Ueved to have been earthquake shocks were felt at Cincinnati aua uu"" ; early Friday ! Man and Wife Found Daed Korfolk. Va.. Jan. 22.-Schuyler C (0'HJUr VjUMU ,S cMUiVlS 0 re o o it m Clear up the throat and lungs in a short time. Best thing in the wotld to have about the house. M 25ca E. J. Jenkinsn carskaddon and wife were found dead. O0Q3&$89ttO0Op i i 4 1 t:.