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THE BRYAN DAILY EAGLE.
Vol. Ill No. 99. BRYAN, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 27, 1898. Price 6 cents. POHI'CAHT HIK TO-DAYl - ia FAIR mperatnre i'eitarday: Maximum 78 Min- Imam huh mninnan ON INFERIOR AND CHEAP GOODS. WV arc after the 1 J E.ST TRADE OF THE TOWN. To p't and keep it, wo naturally have a Nice, Fresh and well .-elected stock of Groceries. WE STUDY THE WANTS OF OUR CUSTOMERS. FULL MEASURE, COOD tUEICHTS AND FRESH GOODS GUARANTEED. A T1UAL ORDER will convince vou of these Fact. HOWELL BROS. The Grocers. DR. B. S. READ, Sucnuorto K. J. FOUNTAIN, ii.vile the cuatomars f tbi popular ami well established Irn Store lo intitii.ur to uke it tlieir headquarter, nj alo Invites the public Ken. .rally t rail when in need of anything lo the droit Hoe. Tim um fcree o( employee. It retail e-1, anl tha waou of ruitouier will ba promptly aai! carefully npplied. FINE PRESCRIPTION WORK A SPECIALTY TKLKPIIONK r. ANNOUNCEMENTS. IOK MA YOU. The KiIm is authorised toannounca CI. IFF A. ADAMS a a i andid.il for r-electiou to tie cflice Mayor (f Itryan at tba ensuing citr e'ertion to be beld Tu sday, April 5, j-'.-H. s- H.&T.C. R. U. DOUBLE DAILY TRAIN. Short nn I Q a, k Line I'.etween N rth ami south Texat. T II R O U II S L I; I: l I: U S nr.TWr:r. HOUSTON A,r DENVER Via K n n I and rt. Wi.rlh CALVESTOM ..n0ENIS0N Via llumton and I!Ua. GALVESTON. HnST. LOUIS Via linn. loii, roolt aad Part HOUSTON . AUSTIN The M. k T. C. reaches Galveston, lloiiNton, Hr.nhum, Auatio, Wiifl, Coricai,, Waiahachie, H. Worth, IVIaa, I'laim, McKinner, Sherman, an. I Ivnaon, and givs flral-clas N""lre. C. W. Iliy., M I.. KonNixt, Trallh- .niirer. i. V, A T. Aft. W. S. V.iio, f, Houston, llryaa, Teiai, Thos. H. Hairston, M. D. Ilrjmi, Taxna. p I 1 In Mu f ih. Rrna OUCCIallSl ''.nilal an.ll rm.rT Or,. u r aut l'i.i-.M-.if tuun. IML,i:M CIJHHI) WITHOUT TMf u.r or KNIFf or rtrtrnilo from iMKinm. Unrl'l., V I nC HY 11(11 lSw au.l I'M KIIATKli rl' M.H rW HI Ih- In .t. al Km krr flr.f Store, rt K n. anl (iiinlar. At hem. aftir. awl ' 1''. Munilajr, Tiiet.lmr. V, . I.r '..lay. Anwiaiia aairr.fa riaa la lag oe Thai LIm. New Or'. ana, March W. By a vote of b.t to 2r with 1 1 delegate aWnt, tba Loulaiana rwi.titutioual convention adopted a wiffrage plan. The aeaaion ia to la- of JO laya' duration and it wa agre-d to diapra of lulfnige before tak tng up any other qacation. It took 45 day to reach a verdict. Tbe convention la alinoot aolldly IVimrratic and tbe avowed purpoae wa to eliminate tbe negro fnmi Louisiana nohtica. Tbe meaaure adoptnl, by pnmliui t edo ratUmal and nHivrtT ouaiittiHia awl a poll tax, ia pn-aumi'd to an.wt-r tne pur)") iffi rtirrly. At the aauie time it aa dmin d to h t in aa many white hh i:. aa i.iaihle am) tbia U areoiu pliabed by I'arinyliiiK naturahzed Tot ra a well aa tbinv who wen t4a r in IH: with tbrir eoua aiwl Krainlmnia. The laltrr rlan woa adriiul aKint by S-nator. MrEui ry and Caffn-y, wbo aaid they bait ronaulli'd the abli-at eon titullmial Uwyra In cotiroaa and found them onaiiimou on tfa nuronati tutiinahty. TIm'ki opinion ld to Hi Ih -1 n if alndomtl, but tbi convention waa an boa-li-aaly dirnlil npon a ulti tote that II waa finally di-rulcd to rvin atate tbe rlanae and take tbe rik. VOIJH- Bread, Ca.oS Ros Etc L a,.ti ' ' HOME "'IK BArVLRY Full weight lovts of tht Deat quality, Always fresh, snd Fair treatment is what I gucrantec OTTO BOEHME. PhonJI VALUABLE CITY PROPERTY AT A BAr3AIN. The old hoti,tcafj 0 the lata COL. A. C. L htLL, near the Graded School Building, and con taining about one Acre ol land. For Sale by ARMSTRONG A NACLE, Altorncyi t Law. raa4 la Id. Rl.ar. Metmprilui, IHa., Marrb 24. The djad baly of a man apparvntly alxml Ail yrara old waa found fbntiiiK In tbe hm ad jaoeut Ui tbia rity. The man had a fun hot wound lau k of the b ft ear. In s porkcl waa found a ticket fntrn Alton lo tt. Louia on tbe aN'amrr tpred Kagle. He wore a dark aark coat and veal and irrny trmwra, aomewhat ljiatt(ird with paint. The eonmrr'a Jury found that the gnn.hot wound raunad bta 4eaih No further clew to bU Idrutlty waa diarovrrrd. Th.f Robb.il Farn HutHt Joplin. Mo., Man-h art Many farm houara in tli ia vicinity have Ufn roblwl recently, and tbe culprita racaped arreat until S. H. Wilson, tuxirite Harria and Harry Roiuhart were raiiKbt by aeTeral famicra, near W'aro, al the Kauaai atate line. They had a w airnu Irnid of booty oruninlinjc of watchea, platola, gnna, cbithiii)fand prnvlaioiia atolen from Har mon Woltcnmcycr and Jaiuea Uaatiua. The prtMHifra were Jailinl. abut la lalh bf a l.k MiHiltrie, (ia , March 'Jtl. Jainoa Al len, a notorioua ni'ifni of ihia town, waa taken from Sheriff Ki.her in the iwampa aomf little rfiatance from here by a mob, bia Kaly riddled W illi bullet and ptatol Uillaundaunk in Oklio creek. Ilia offenne win an atti'inptl axtaull ou Mr, it. 0. ItiKnlla. C.urlbn.M al I'rtnr.taa lluro.4. jjriiuflon. Mo., Manh Vl. The court nrii at tbia plm-e waa ronaumnd by clerk'' " rr,"r'' of the circuit atroTcd'' w,"n', r' o(Tia were de JndinVnS!" t0"",y rl"r.lt ?ui ,roUlU, all dsinaa1.' " T" ' ,mt t'"'7 m l-flre and water. (I K W if 'i' i n The caaeof t. fc. Watfonl, e mi . ... , . , 1 ., ' ,l with criminal llla-l, waa dlnpoaed ih . . . . , '., " in the (Hmnly court by a verdict f iruilty. Mr. u'....i . Km Marlin Hull, and il,- .,r of ,ne. &rra":??--:-2 aaaei AU Oafurd W. r.ally. Putuey. Entt.. Man.). .! Tl.- a.. - - ' - w. IUV UIIJl fifth annual hrmt r., i... . . v ii'iwnen me crew mpnwntiug Oxford and Cam lri.lKe waa rowwl over the unal courae, from Ituoy to Mort lake. fiwr .,! (juaru r uiih a, and waa won by Oxford tr u U'ligth. MISS St. LEON'S ANNUAL OPENING SPRINclfllLLINERY! A 8KNSATION IN LATliST SVAV YORK lODKLS! Following her annual custom Miss St. Leon hegs to announce her opening of New Spring Millinery on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, from 9 a. m. to 6 p. m. To adequately describe the new and beautiful Hat, Triininjrs, Feathers, Flowers and Ribbons ia a task beyond the power of mere words. It fs an exhibit of the mo.it glorious productions of the milliner art that the New York markets could supply. All of the Ladies are invited ami Mm St. Leon assures them that they will r all it at a 'lay to be retnemU-red, whether they buy, or whether they only call fr in.-tiectiun. In either case their welcome will be most cordial. Do not Forgot tho Date-WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30. I AIM S NOW CRITICAL An Ktrly Declaration of War Would lie No SurjirUe to the Public. POLICY TO BE "" ri'HSUEI) SECRET. Spaio Notified of the Pin Jin;' of the Court of Ioiuiry. WAR PREPARATIONS ARE VERY ACTIVE Oawtal al Waahlaitae V Ma fra fm That Tbia Cavalry aball Ma Cai M .tplnf-Ord.r aa la lb .. at. mt lb Wanalpa, WanhiiiKton. Marrh 2d. The court of imiuiry, appointed to lnvetnraU the mmnmt nl W Matua diwicr, Tma trport ed that the Iom of the baltleablp waa due lo an ootaiile expbaiion. Tbe( itate department, by direction of the president, baa cabled United Stat MinUtrr Woralfiwil al Madrid to notify tbe Spauiah frnrttrnnient of tht cuncln ion. Tbe prreidrnt and bia cabinet advlaer held two extended aeaalona yea tfrday, at which th report waa conald nnl in d taiL MnnU r of tha cabinet tatid after tba meeting that the diama lou waa of a grav chararter, and that never ainre the wrecking of the Main bo the aituation aeemeil aoctitlcmL Tbe Spaniah Kovernmeut haa cabled oRh-ially to Waaliin'on that tha span iah naval rommuaiou holila th dlaaater lo tbe Maine to be of internal onifin. Tbe irovernnient of 8ln, it can be tated poaitively, U not dlapoaed to turn back the torpedo flotilla now proceed inn from the Canarlriand would be diain- clined toconaidera iUfiretiou from thia government tending to Interfere with the dupoaltlon by 8in of her own naval fitrrca. War preparation on an onprecedeut tcale la being hurried to completion by tbe war and navy departmenta, and tba country practically ia on a war fooling. Tbe foregoing give the record of one of tbe nnftt eventful day the national capital ltaa acrn lince the cloae of tbe oil war. It wi a day of profoundly important action, of tbe ileeprt anil ely, coupled with naval and military ac tivity, nn tcp following another in rapid (uccraMon, Rrpreaentative men of the admlnUthition, public men in all branche of offlrjtl and rongreaalonal life, no lea than the public in general, hared In tha tenrlon to which the ait uation ha been wrought All other and lewr ubjert gave war to thia foremont qaeitin. There waa no change In tbe plan of making the report puldiu and trnnauiitting It lo cou KrrM early next week.at-couipanled by a brief mi'agi) fnnu tbe preaident. While interval wit tbnt centered at the Whit j Hojie, the unvy and war de triment were hurrying forward their work of preoiRititui. The advance of the Sinir.h flotilla coiitlimed to receive the cliiacat attention of naval oAk-tal ami ao far a could U aM-tTtaiuitl no de lldite line of war detenniuetl upon, tbe noil of lutent-pting tbia fleet waa urgM by the higbeat naval authoritii. From the atandpoint of tho Hpaniah govcrunieut thia movement wa not a menaoe, having been divided ujiob many week ago. On the contrary, tba 8panlah government holda tliat tbe ei tcnaive annameut of the Iry Tortugaa la a more direct hoatil act agaiuat Spain tlian any movement of tha flotilla. In tead of (topping the flotilla, tba pre eut attitude of Hpain tend toward ra- 'nforeiug II with othor Hianih war vea t, not aa a menace bnt, aa from what the Hpaniah govornmcnt feel, la s ra qulro.eut called for by tba axlallng eon- dltlon til affair. ilardly lea atfi(eative tlian tlm ap proai'b of the firi-do flotilla waa i'w in finrmatbrti received by tho liiirh-t mili tary authoritic that the Sm-li guv trnmeiit hal bnrried to con i pl t ion ex-t-naive fortiflcatiom of the UUnd i,f Porto Hwo, lying juot off Cul, and the only Sjiaiiuli poM ion in pbcre other than Cubx character of theae new defeiiMt ha been made known b re and tin y are be ing given weight with tlie military au thentic aa (bowing tho iitiou of 8in. The order Uued hv the tuvy depart ment during tbe day covered rwry branch of naval armament. Tbe "fly ing a'piadmu" wa definitely crtah ltahed with Commodore W. S. Schley in command. lie will hoUt bin ctiiimuc dore flag on tbe flagnhip Cnioklyn n- a t Monday. Tbe Miuadron i to coni-t or exactly five ahipa, no mure and no 1cm, dcapite conjecture aa to powiblu him tliat might be added. ThM of th" fioariron will tie the crack armor"! cmier Brooklyn, the lnttlehi; Texan and Maaaat hnaett and the cmiM-r Columbia and MiiuieaiKilia. Other fh;m which are now or hereafter at Hampton Road will not le of tlie flcniif Ktad. ron, but will belong to the North Af..n;J tic ciuadron under t'aptun hnirii. The flying station la to be a m:ui.1, compact fleet of the taol rhipi in tho navy fi quU k wrvnw at any point along tbe Atlantic. Al the aamo time, the Xarth Atlantic atation under Captain Kmip-oti, 11 to U further augmentiM. The cnii-er Cin cinnati, which left Tort Antonio three day ago under aealed order, ia to Teach Key Weal and become, a jurt of Captain Satnpaou'a fleet. The (ftinUat Wilmington alo en route from Tort Antonio, will likewise p'iirt to Captain Sampaon at Key Wet aa will the jmn UaU VU katiurg, now at Hamt)n RmU. Tbe navy drrtuient gave out the fol lowing lUt of veaM'Ia aa ahownu the ex act character of each flivt aa it tanU now. r. iuuiii to ta-lieve tliat the matter nuOer diM'UMiiou were of the gravert character, and that it I the opinion of tbe mem bcra that never aince the wreckiug of the Maine ha the ait oat von w-emed o rntii al a now, and that trouble can be avertil only with great dlfllculty. Sr York. March WI. "There cimM thia bemw- 1 no ,i,rai,t aa to tbe final outcome of a Th'i exact . war bi tween thia rich and powerful : country and little Spain," aaiil Vloa Ad ' nnral MarakoiT of the Kuaaian navy, I who i on a leave of atrw nce from hi ' roiimiand of the P-illic aruadron, in an inteniew. lln ahlcd that be hotl there would be no war. Vice Admiral MarukofT atarted fjr St. I'eternburg on the C'auijiuiiia. Rn.blnc tba Warh. New York, March i3. Tba work on tho thp-e dynamite gunc at Fort Han oak, Sandy Hiak, U being roabed. Lieutenant Colonel Ludlow, chief of th l ugini" r coqx, cxpi-cti to have tba gnna ready for n rvice in a week. Working la Twa Ob If la. Wahington, March 20. Machiuiat in tbe gun tiiopa at tbe navy yard will 1 required hereafter to work in two hift 1 hour a dav. They are laying for me--HENS. Don't buy EASTER EGOS until you hear my song. I will have the Bzgs down low and the DYE5 In all colors. Yours truly, JOHN B. MIKE, THE PROVIDER. AND ORIGINAL CUTTER. STONY BROOK CABIN HOME Our leading IJrand are the Stand arda by which other Whiskies are com pared in this market. Yerbum sap. OUR CLUB CANADA MALT The following vcavW comiMc tin 1 borth Atlantic iuailnm : Tbe New York, Iowa, Indiana, Mum touonioh, FiTii, Iintan, Tiiror, Mar ble head, Montgomery, Delaware, Ca. tine, Naahville, H.h na, Wiliiiiugtoti and Ve.uviua, and the ton"'dolxiuta Foote, Dupint, Criccaon, Cunhing, I'or Ut and Winalnw, and tho tug Leydcti and Samiwt, The following vcaacU mmpoae the fly ing xpudron : The Brooklyn, Maaaachuacttii, Tcxa, Miuiicapoll and (Vilnmbia. Sme of the other tnr important de velopment of the iLiy mar ! auiiiiiia- rixedaa follow: IUvjnuitlona were n a-le on th" naval ! ordnance bnrean for a large number of 1 quick fire 4-pontubr an I tl-pounder irutia to 1 mountiHl on tho rwciiiii' cntti r and the ateam yai'htea aNuit to be- pur rhaael. The bureau detenu inel to uw the quick tire gun for theac craft which had been ortglimllr intended for the At- uiuiic unera, ni. I'aui ami m. iouia. Captain Bradfonl, chief of i. iv.il j equipment, conipleted plana for iM-cur- J ing a naval coaling atation In the wad r j nuth of Culi, and the pnjHM iin now . ready for final action. The Maidm wi.l ! not lie on Navawa l.laud. na haa l.-n I lllggeatiil, but la likely to lc at one of the harlHir of Hayti or San Imiiiiii;o or elaewbere on the I)niiili Maud of St. Thoiuaa, which iao'ti topiin haM- fnmi Deniiiark for a coiiniilcruhlc mi 111. Favorable anawera were received from the New York nnvnl militia of thi'r readineaa on abort notice to aupply olll rera and men to bitiidln the aingle tur ntrd monitor now called into wrviiv. Onler have lan'ii iaaiied to have all the warahipa iaiiited black, a color that ia better adapted to hiMilitica 1 :iii-" th.i voaacla will not alTonl ua gool a target. fcprrlal Cal.ln.l Merllna Waahington, March M. TU extra euion of the cabinet in tho afternoon began at S o'clock and continued initU nearly 5: HO, When the morning M'ioii tdjourtied lb waa with tbe uiiderataud lug tliat they .lion Id meet again nt :i o'clix k, and at that hour nearly all of tbe uiemla r had arrived It la mulcr total that the entire nii-etinit waa de votel lo the (liacuaaion of tho general ituatlou and plana for future action. All of the incuiber prvacnt, however, were tymaually reticent, but there t Grand Special Sale n IB eriTT I I'ftlalal llMSHXeMiiM DSBanHDHIHHa HIT MIM!ffllin'S pyuii u ouyouuuyii! y 9 Onlv Twn ljnvQ Monday Tuesday MARCH 4) 100 Bolti Embroideriei worth 3c per yard, will ku at lc 100 rioces Kmbroidcry, worth 5 and C cts jer yd., at 4c. 100 ics. Embroidery worth 10, 12 anJ 15c per yd, at 8c. 100 Dolt of Lace, worth 3, 5 and 10c per yard, at Half Price 100 Holts llloached PomectU, worth 7o ier yard, at 5c. 100 pieces Bleached Domestic worth k jter yard, at 4c. HELLOI IS THAT YOU. PAPA? . , , , p. . ... MAMA SAVS TO BRING WILLIE A PAIR 1 Sl"rt ai"U wortl1 W,U K" Bt Of HAMILTON, BROWN SHOE CO. S "GOOD A3 GOLD" SHOES) THE ONES WITH THE O jC STAMP ON THE BOTTOM, JUST LIKE l5 O C YOURS. This Salo includes 10-4 Bleached Sheeting, Bed Spreads, and Table Linens and Napkins. NICE LINE LADIES PLAID HOSE. THESE ARE RARE BARGAINS and our shelves contain many others equally tempting. DON'T FORGET THE DATES. BHYAN, - TEXJVS. MS BURT NORWOOD, V 4 M J 4 lJ-P J