Price, 5 c
BRYAN, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 11, 1895.
Still leads in good things to e&t.
Look over this list, ring up PHONE 23 and
. If I liavrn't Rot what you want, I will get it.
Buy GLORY or AV1I1TE CROSS Flour.
'.'inJ ' Cornanul
-'; - tinu
DdkidiT Powder C'ornmeal
I rn Marco
Bird i wl
p. mo in
Pi. k lee
Graham Flour rlinM
Grandpa's Wondar Soap Itainna
The stage u now open to et
preachers Harmon and Wituberly.
America i threatened with an
other visit from Dunraven.
When different kind of "in-
awi" tf y to live in the lame house
they usually became outlaws.
It leak out that Schlatter ws
employed to boom Denver. lie
was a "heeler," then, after all.
Ohio is the native state of eleven
men who now sit in the L mted
States senate. We have alwuys
heard there was luck in the buck
It comes from Washington that
another bond issue will have to be
mado within the next few months.
Well, the bondholders probably
want a Christmas iflering.
"It i not what we read, but what wo remember
that makes us wise."
HON'T jrOHGICT to buy your Groceries from
' 1 l II TT A. "T"
A HAPPY SOLUTION
ruiiKTMAs Present Problem.
'- i -i' ii aWCJiaT-iggp
I)o vof love the s.id, sweet memories of the Southland
I o you priz her present greatness, and glory in her future
Then you will bail with delight Th) Sponaai" Souvt
nlf Album nd Hito"y e! the U. C. V. Reunion
mm i. . ,..,,,, .ri.il i.f treat occasion, as a uniuue work
iua ji .ii - - - - m
of art. and a delightful Christine preent, it will bj appre
ciated I y patriot and all lovers of the truly beautiful.
Tlie excellent photo-'ngravure of Mis Winnie Pavi and
her ciftcr, Mrs. Maggie lavis Have, of the U. C. V. State
Sponsors, of Cenerals Ie. Jackon and Johnon, Postmaster
Ceneriil P.tMgan and Dun Kmmett, the author of Dixio, are
alone worth the price of the book, not to mention th fine
"likem ves of (ieneral Gordon and the Division and State
Commander of the U. C. .
The South is the home of beautiful women, and rarely
has there Ucn eu h a gathering of her fair daughters as that
which graced the Houston Reunion. They came from every
SUt-.f the dear old So'tth a perfect galaxy of beauty. This
voluum oontaim Engrvlnga of ovei Fiv Hundred
rpreaenttiv Women of the South, Sponsor and
Maids of Honor of U. C. V. Camps.
If you liave employment you
had betl-T stick to it unless you
are dead sure of something better,
for jobs are as scarce os hen'u
teeth ibe days. Madisonvill
Tho following suggestlre bead
lines appeared in the Paris Ne :
"Mad log tCxcitetncnt The Wife
of a Farmer Uitten on the Aiken
Kort Worth disj.atches announce
that Judjje T. I.. Nugent is very
ill at his home in Fort Worth.
He is suflVrinz from diabetis and
liver complications, brought on by
his sedentary life as h lawyer.
There are a gi eat many Ameri
can born foreigner in this coun
try who delight in calling the real
Americans "iineoes." Go to with
follow the (JroWd.
The Rich people, the Poor people; all
GO TO NORRELL'S
this week. They go because that
is the "onliest" place in town to go
For Presents, Toys, etc.,
Where you can he sure of suiting
any taste, the most fastidious,
any purse, the poorest.
He has Everything,
from Fine Cut Glass. China, Rich Al
bums, and splendid Gifts of exten
sive variety and range, to the sim
plest and cheapest toys.
You are invited to
Tlie coming of the sweet inger,
Cbarlei A. (inrdner, la worthy of more
than pas-lng notice. Hi ability a t
linger and comedian, allied with the
f.ict of his alway bringing a Crat-clana
supporting company to interpret a
wholesome play of dramatic worth
makes the announcement of hi coruirig
welcome. Mr. Gardner' comely ia
I'Kxl without being exaggerated in
order (on e a laugh. He paeai
more sentiment thao any of the wn
now SMaaying thin lice of part. He U
endowed with a clear tenor voice which
will be beard to great adviintag in bis
(banning rendition of the Butterfly
Song, Tamer's Triumph, The German
Flower Girl, Geoddiiit, Wedding
l!l!s and that popular f-ivori,, Apple
P.loAkom. In the Priie Winner ine
author ba written a rettned ar.d neat
lory of Tyrol, an home life. The eter
nal varietiei oi bnman natures are
drawn wiih . no uncertain band 111 "The
Prie Winner." The unraveling of the
siory fbows the deft band of th expe
rienced dramatist abounding in quaint
and humorous situations as well as
at riling and dramatic climaxes.
TO ALL TAXPAYERS.
THI NtW LAW ON STATE TAX-ATION.
C.Mflr.ll.r rial?', (irca'ar la All Ta
ttlliilitl la of Ik. rint laifHluM
ar CUl.fa Vld..lf M.rStrtrt
Ikaa la lrn.r
FORGOT HER NAME.
Mr. E. J. Itutler, deputy county
clerk, tell. a goxl story an absent
minded man who applied to Lira
fr a marriage license recently.
''The nanvs of the parties,
please;" said Mr. Uutler.
The man r-ponded readily with
his own and then hesitated.
"The lady," urged the clerk.
"I was j-jnt trying to think of
her name," said the bride-grooni
elect. 'P.lamed if I haven't for
got it. I'll go and find ouV' he
said, (ihutlling out. v
Presently he returned his face
wearing a triumphant smile, and
his ll.'.O now rattlei in the clerk's
Via the I. A G. X. to tU South-east
December 2i th, 2Iat and ?-.'nd. Throu.di
varhei t Cha!tiiga and At'anta.
Call on I). J. Price, A. 0. P. A.
CMLf mas Gifts
The Katrle ha reeked the following:
"The young ladies of Bryan invit yon
to attend the Iap Year bop Tueaday
evening, l'ecenilr thirty .firat, eighteen
hundred and ninety-five, Bryan Texas.
Ita-epthm comaiit'.ee: Mr. and Mrs.
G. S. l'atk.r, Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Mi
trot. Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Carr Jr., Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Mc ie. n, Ir. and Mrs.
George U. Talxir."
It lenrrnt ie,orte.l on the street
that Claude Ilorlman will open a IVHXH
stotk of gnt's f 'rninliing good's here
soon with J. J. Kerr in chae.
Marriage licences i-ued the pas
week : baU'Htori Centenoa to Mr.
AnUmina Ferrara, John Davis to Mit
Mary Cbattertield. Vm. Mcl'aniel to
Mr. Jsne 1' js, Henry M. Stewart to
CI a ri" Piek son, James Gardner to Mr.
Cathie Gill, J. C. Carroll to Moliie M.
V. W. Mike, a,rent. ba a new stock
of confection, fruits, nuts, cigar anil
tobacco, toy, firework, etc., In the
eniiatti IUkW. (iive bim a call.
AvsTia, Tx., Lc. S Th foosp
trailer ha Utiles' the i'u'.,oltf :
Uftc of Comptro'.ier, Austin, Tex.,
Dae. 6. To tax collector: Id view
Of th fact that the procedure (or th
liur and lal'l of landed property for
tax ha btcri entirely cbanfed by
th provldoDt of chapter 4.', laws of
th twenty-fourth legislature, you ar
respectfully advised at folio:
The colieclloa of tan by l.ry aod
sal by tax collector of per.uaal prp
erty for ail delinquent laiei dun by
th owner thereof, it provided for by
th following law:
e article 4740. act cf 18S7. page
12), and ereught forward ia th re
vised tiatutt of M93 a article 4173,
th A rut rlaut of which read as fol
low: "If any person Lall fail or refit to
pay the laxet Inporad upon him r Ma
property by law until the Brit day of
January tisxt succeeding the return
of the attcMBSOt roil of tLe county
t the coaBptrouar, the collector of
tax shall, by virtu of hit role.
teUa antf levy upon aoi sail to mutn
personal property belong to tuch per
soa at may b aun.cient to pay bis
taxet, together with all couU accru
hit therefor the duty of tax col.
loctert to ut every reatonabl effort
to find pertoaal property, and to levy
upon and tall tha tame for a.ltb de
linquent taxaa. Indue In? Uti upon
realty, peri ally and poll, flue by th
owner thereof, ia every cue whar
such taies ar aot paid by January 1.
Provided, however, that ther shall
be no levy on property for co.Ucllon
of laiet where the owner, twlog a
Don-retluNent, baa the rlgntto pay at
th coraptroMer' oSlce until a lint of
the penes who.vo paid their taxe
at tald rt!c ba beea. furolthed th
oilwU)r of taxe by the comptroller.
Iteferriag to chapter 42, laws of the
twantyfouth legislature, you are d
vlied that th tald act repeal all
former laws under which land were
fetrelofor levied tipoa as sold by
tax collectors for taxes, aod provides
far th latUiutlon of suit la th dis
trict court to enforce th payneot of
!l taie for which realty is liable.
Ji'our attention Is directed particular
y to section 10 of sa d act, which
rsads as follewt:
Section 10. Th tax collector of
each couaty shall make a list of th
leads and lota on th Slit day of
March of each year on watch the state
sad county tax for the precedlog
1 J 111 U
(Successors to Leo & Wilson)
W'e linvo the largcet stook of tho
And all kinds of Holiday Goods, in Bryan.
Also tlie Finest Argument of
Candies, Cakes, Fruits, Nuts, Tobaccos
Exeter Hotsl blt?. TZTZZ'
The Fifty-fixth annual Tes
Stale conference ha closed at
Brenbam. The charges of im
moral conduct against Presiding
Elder Harmon and Piiitar im
lrly were sustaineJ at the hint,
and upon recommendation of tno
committee both of these worthies
wre unceremoniously fired out of
the ministry and out of the Met'i
odist church. Following are tlie
appointments of interest to our
readers in the lluntsvtlle ilistnc' :
Rev. Weems Woden, presiding
elder; Rev. 0. T. Sandall, Milli
can: Rev. O.E. Clothier, Dryan.
Rev. Seth Ward presiding elder of
Houston district, and Rev. J. C.
Mhkle retains the same position
in the Rrrnlum di.-trict. Rev. II.
V. rhilf ott goes to Oakwonls and
fouclier, while year after year
the free school terms grow shorter
The Mi Hand, one of our relig
iou exchange, straight-laced, or
thodox, Calvanistic at that, is re
sponsible for the slory of a woman
who lived in Ronton, and whose
milkman all at once became a
Christian. Two or three days
after che said to him with great
anxiety: "Something is wrong
with your milk. There is a yel
low scum all over the top of it
this morning " The milkman ex
plained that he had loen convert
ed, and that he was going to de
liver hereafter that kind of milk
all the time. "That kind of milk!"
exclaimed the Hos onian. "Well,
don't bring me any more of it t
me ; I w.it.t the pure sky-bluo."
As the demagogues fatten ai d
multiply and grow strong, the
public schools and other things
which are a disadvantage to hum-
buggery are crippled and maimed
as much a possible. Behold the
greet tt vf Texas etauditig off
yaar remain unpa'.a, ana snail ce a
i.rtlC.a copy of said Hit with the
Coaety clerk of his couaty, and shall
l.ad on to th comptroller of publlo
eeoounts. The county clerk aad
Comptroller ahall enter laid list la the
delinquent tax record," at provided
la section 3. Immediately upon receipt
el Sam frem the tax collector. Th
coajmlnloeeri' court thall examla
lueh delinquent Hit, correct error la
lame. If there be any, and caute the
correction to be mad upoa the "do
liou.nt tax record" of th clerk'
oc and notify th comptroller
l such correction made. YVheo
the delinquent Hit It corrected
ee provided for In this socttoo, the
such delinquent lltt thall be adver
tised at provided for la section A of
this act. and after such advertisement
suit shall be instituted axalait delta,
omenta In the district court at abov
provided, and tuch lilt as furmthd
by tb tax collector and corrected by
th commiitionert' court shall coastl-
murder mystery In uW prima facia evidence of tho prop
er attettment of the real on ate, and
that the amounta charged agatailtaid
real estau it a true and correct charge.
Provided, that the comminioeert'
court thall have the power la cases
whore land delinquent for taxes tor
aay year or year which have beea
luoquool!y eundtvtded and sold by
the bolder of such tract of lead at
th time of delinquency, to prorate
the amount of delinquent or back tax
among the bolder of subdivision,
and on payment of scch pro rata by
the bolder of any ubdivlion be thall
s released from any liability for the
remainder of the delinquent tax oa
Tara.4 th. C.1 Oat.
Chh aoo. I1L, lee. 9. The rre
of Jack u inn and wife here yetter
day for fighting developed the potat
ble tolut'.oa or a
ltrooklyo. Both the Qulons were
drunk and Mrs. Quinn, la an effort
to Induce the poliee not to let ber
butband go told them that her bus
band had committed a murder In
Brooklyn teveral yean ago. Before
word could be secured from Brooklyn
the Qulnn were turned out. but It 1
thought they will bo rearretted. Tel.
egramt from tho Brooklyn authorities
tend to confirm the woman's statement.
Wamunotox, IVo. 10. The state
ment Is made by pertons who are
among thte qualified to judg that ta whol tract."
la the absence or leginaiioo w reiievs t4!d MOloa M far tl n r',ates to
tb financial situation anotoer bond I he uly cf u, C(J:ectorti mtM (n,t
Ittuo It altogether probable "tthle ; he Undi tBd loU l0 b, i0 ported
the next few montht at the ""ne1-1 ,y y0a 0o the 31tt day of March to
The present condition of the exchange n CSdI,t; clark and to the eomp
mariiet and the commercial situation , trollpr ihali charged by you. on
generally. It is said, point unmlttak-! uch lu wUh UlM feted
ably to further largo withdrawals of (ml ltl( owner thereof, Including
gold, and without tomething la done u, upou hi, pr,0sal property.
to prevent iu. - asd poll tax, delinquent tor toe proco
aunng jaouarj aua , " 4lg year, a a baiit tor the
If England cares to press the
question she can find out that the
Monroe u-n-trine U as popular in
this country at the present time
as the doctrine of independence
was in 177u Globe Democrat.
For music, aorg and mirth bear the
8mP b Sieter-. They receive ovations
for the lat two year have forced the , MB o( riju 1)ie e,csrUoB t0 thie
itue of bond to recoup the depleted ru( lhlt , no,netUa can not
gold rcterve. a imllar altuatlon will , 1( gBy fM t.,lrg44 Wiln taT taxe
confront tho treatury before the new clhor lh,n tn, Use, aseled ,;aintt
year U far advanced.
Necessarv blauk for such lists wi.l
be fumltlied you by this department
Wasiungtok. lec 10. The senate a due time.
la executive aenlon yesterday con
firmed the nomination of Kufut XV.
reckham of New York to be associ
ate iuitlce of the supreme court of
tot I'niftd htatot.
It la rumored that exPretldent liar
rltoQ will be married soou.
1U W. FiNLrr,
Miss (iertiulc Smith, prima donna
oflui Ariel !'!e!te, lit in More
Furpean andiencrs wi'h B'eat vovcesf.
At the era bouse liec. 1H.
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