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E. J. FOU Phones 111 and 179 s mtain mm m m m V The Quality Grocer Organ Ctonting Eagl By THE EAGLE PRINTING CO. . -.Entered at tne Potto I1" tn Bryan, v Teiia, m second class matter. Rates of Subscription. One month $ .40 Three months 1.00 One year 4.00 Advertising rates on application. Subscribers will confer a favor on the management by telephoning the office promptly when carriers fail to deliver the paper, or when change of residence occurs. ANNOUNCEMENT COLUMN. The Eagle ig authorized to announce the following candidates subject to the action of the City Democratic primary to be held March 1st, 1909: For City Marshal C. C. SHELBURXE. T. P. BOYETT. graduate, and it is thought likely he will accept the offer. " William Leob, Jr., who in all prob ability is to be the collector of the Port of New York, is 42 years old and a native of Albany. Like his prede cessor, .George B. Cortelyou, who was secetary to President McKinley, Mr Loeb is one of the most efficient short band writers in the country. He has been chief secretary to Pres. Roose velt since early in 1903. After March 4 the State of Mississ ippi will have seven native senators in congress. Senator Chamberlain, re cently elected in Oregon, and Senator Newlands of Nevada are natives .of Nachez, Alias. Senator Clarke oiAr- kansas and Senator Gore of Oklahoma are natives of Mississippi. Senator Bailey of Texas was born and educa ted in Mississippi. These five, all rep resenting different states, with Sena tors Money and McLaurin of Mississ ippi, will give the Delta State seven Senators. Tor City Secretary JOHN B. HIXES. BRYAN, TEXAS, FEBRUARY 17, '09 WOOD! ..WOOD!! Good seasoned postoak wood for sale at $2.73 per cord delivered. Phone J. L. Edge. 62 Lost Between M. F. Dansby's res idence and East Side School, pair of spectacles In small case. Liberal re ward for return to Eagle office. 62 Walker'S 5 and 10 Cent Store Is Headquarters for , Tinware Granitewa re White Enamele ware,AIumiomiand . ETjre n No tiorTn get - d don't for- Candy 10c per Pound Neit Tuesday the people of Pales- tine will vote on a new constitution pro viding for a commission form of mu nclpal government. As Palestine is a city in the same class with Bryan the result there is of interest to us. The distinctive feature of commission gov ernment for municipalities is that it provides for the economical and safe administration of the city government. limiting the responsibility to a few tndivduals and makng it easy to fix the blame for any abuse of power or failure In management. A unique featue of the Palestine charter is a provision for the recall of any commis sioner for cause. S. THE WEATHER. Social to the Bryan Eagle. v New Orleans. La., Feb. 16. Tonight and Wednesday fair; warmer. Cline. Weather Notes. Galveston,.-Texas, Feb. 16. The storm area, which moved rapidly east ward over southern Texas, now cov- fers east Gulf states and extends north ward nearly to the lower Lake region. The cold wave in rear of this disturb ance has moved rapidly southward to the Gulf coast, and the temperature is now below 1 reeling thruout Texas, I except in the vicinity of Brownsville. The temperature fell over 30 dgrees in the southern half of Texas, and at time of report ranged from 4 degrees at Amarillo to 34 degrees at Browns ville. The lowest at Galveston was 24 degrees. Snow, sleet and rain have occured In the middle west and lower Missouri valley, and from the Missis sippi valley eastward to the coast, ex cept south Atlantic states. Northwest storm warnings continue on in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi coasts. Pre cipitation bas been heavy in Louisi ana, Mississippi, Alabama and west en Tennessee. , The weather in this vicinity will be generally fair tonight and Tuesday, with rising temperature Tuesday. The winds will be moderate to brisk northerly. , No. 3446 REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF aarrXErrci. NOTICE - J The First National Ban! OF BRYAN AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS FEBRUARY RESOURCES Losnsjand Discounts. . $227 J U. S. Bonds ind.Premi. 146, State 51,1 Real Estate. Furniture and Fixtures 9,650-00 Cam 217,287.15 653,159.70' Liabilities 738.33 I Ml"i oil"! II nil nn W.VU Jr st t A .... Surplus "J,0y Undivided Profits (Kn) 10,209) Circulation 100,OM DrrosiTi..; 367,M.,,' I, L. L. Mclnnis, Cashier of the shove named Bank, do solemnly s that the above statement is correct to the beat of my knowledge and taw L. L MclNNIS, Cashier. ' i Subscribed and sorn to before me this 9th of February, I909. W. P. Bryan, Notary Public Braioa County, Text. I CORRECT Attest: J. W. Howell, H. O. BoATwaicHT, R. W. Howin, Diractd' TAX POLITICS AND POLITICIANS. , A pension of $13,000 a year Is pro vided for ex-Presidents in a bill in troduced in the House by Representa tive Volstend'of Minnesota. Representative Butler Ames of the Fifth Massachusetts district denies the published report that he would spend $100,000 to defeat Senator Lodge for re-election. The Democratic State central com mittee of .Missouri has elected Col. Moses Wetmore of St. Louis as na tional committeeman to succeed W. A. Rothwell, who died during the pres idential campaign last fall The House of Reprehentatives in New Hampshire has turned down a bill that proVlded for the erection of a statue of Fanklin Pierce the onlv New Hampshire man ever elected President of the United States Senator Elihu Root is to remain at Hot Springs, Ark., until February 22 On Feb. 27 he is to be one of the guests at the annual dinner of the Amen Corner Association at the Wal dorf-Astorla in New York city Henry H. Hoyet,. solicitor-Eeneral of the department of Justice, who, it has been said, was to be snnolntpri nn.inr Secretary of the State, the new posi tion for which provision Is mad in the Knox bill pending: In the Senate. will go to Philadelphia at the close of me present administration to nraotlrv. law Congressman William S. R..nntr wn0 has been considered favorablyas a possible Republican or fusion enn.H date for mayor of New York nevt fu has been objected to by influential Republicans who are to have Kav t., the municipal campaign because of Air. Bennett's well known attit llito til favor of local option. After, sixteen years continiinnu E.. vice in congress, it Is believed that Representative S. V. McCall nf th Eighth district of Massachusetts, is considering retlrment. He has h-n offered the presidency of nartmm.n, College, of which Institution he is a Children like to take KASTO V I Xoa. V J the tasteless Casio The only difference "Kastol and Castor Oil is tlat "Kastol" is pal atable and pleasant to take. "Kastol" heart oar label EMMEL & MAL0NEY Pmaiptiom Drrngfitti. . . Pkvm f$ I County Depository Notice. I In accordance with the terms and 'provisions of an act of the 29th Leg islature of the State of Texas, provld- Ing a system of depositories for State, county and city, passed at he regular session thereof, and approved May 1st, 1905, (see General Laws, 29th Legis lature, regular session, p. p.8S7 to398. Inclusive) and the Act of the 30th Legislature of the State of Texas. amendatory thereof, notice is hereby 'given that sealed proposals, or bids (from any bankug incorporation, asso ciation or individual banker in the county of Brazos, State of Texas, to be selected as the depository of the funds of the 3aid comity of Brozos, under the provisions of said laws, will be received by the commissioners court of Brazos county, Texas, at a term of said court to be held at the Court House of said county, in the town of Bryan, in said eoiinty. on Monday, the 22nd day of Februarv. A. D. 1909, at 10 o'clock a. in., said sealed proposals or bi.ls snail state the rate of interest that said bankins corporation, association or Individual banker, offers to pay on the luiius of 3ald county for the term between the date of such bids and the net regular time for the selection of a depository for said county, at the February term. A. D. 1911, of said commissioners court, each of said bids shall be accompanied by a certified check for not less than one half of one per cent of the county revenue of the preceeding year as a guarantee of the good faith on the nart of thp bidder, an.) that if, his bid shall be selected he will enter Into the bond provided by said Acts, and unon thu failure of the banking corporation, as sociation or individual banker, that may be selected as such depository to give the bond required by law.' the amount of said certified check shall go to sal.l county as liquidated dam ages. The banking corporation, associa tion or individual banker, selected a such depository shall, under the pre- visions of said Act. within five .lav. after such selection, execute a bon.l payable to the County Judge of Brazos county and his successor In office to be approved by the Commissioners Court of said county, with not less than five solvent sur'ties nhn h,u own unincumbered real estate in ih said State, not exempt from execution under the laws of the State, of not less value than the amount nf cat,i bond, which shall be for not less than tne total amount of the revenue of said county for the entire two years tor wnicn tne same is made, provided that the Commissioners Court mow accept in lieu of such real estate se curity bonds of the Unite,! sa. or me Mate of Texas, or of any coun ty . city, town or Inderenlpnr c.i district in the State, which shall be deposited as the Commissioners Court may direct. Said bond to hp ,,,v0m- and conditioned as required by law. oaiu lommlssiones Pnnrf the right to reject any and all bids. oiven under my hand thi ih i. day of February, A. D. 1909. A. G. Board, County Ju.lgp Brazos Co.. Texas. A recent writer on automobiles says that the time is near at hand when a runabout that will give four or five times the service of a good horse and buggy can be bought for $300. Even now in some places a special type of autos built for the purpose are used by merchants for delivery. But the smart set needn't' feel resentful, for there are great possibilities in the areo plane and when they go sailing through the clouds they can look down with more satisfaction than ever on us poor folks who have to work. TO DELINQU PAYERS I AM GOING TO SENy FOR YOUR TAXES AT ONCE, yfHICH WILL COST YOU 10 tEjTTS PER MILE AND $1.50 COST. COME AND SAVE THIS EXTRA EXPENSE. a YOURS TRULY, W. WIPPRECHT. TAX COLLECTOR BRAZOS tfO. FEB. 1. 1909. MILLER'S. Near H. & T. C. Depot. t WATCHIFOR GREATER REDUCTIONS In Our ftS Big Grocery Sale All FRWrftlTOCK Will S. Higgs I Notice of Sealed Bides. Notice is hereby given that the Com missioners court of Brazos county will receive sealed bids at the office of the County Judge up to noon Feby. ?2nd. for placing metal ceiling in all the lower floor of the County com house. Plans and specifications can be seen at the office of the fnnnfv t.i,w tv, . . . v . . , i m: Court reserves the right to reject' any and all bids. A. G. BOARD, Co. Judge Brazos Co. Bryan, Texas, Feby. loth, 1909. 65 NEAT ROOMS $5.00 A WEEK BEST TABLE I hive lfa-J The Bryan Hi Formerly conducted rv W P. Tjirit. EVERY THING BRIGHT AND FteSfml wrvict will re first-class. DayYft weekly (carders solicited. D. D. McALPINE. Prop. i S. H. FRANKLIN'Sx' Meat Markets Choicest of Beef, Pork, Veal, Mutton, snd Sausage. Your trade is appreciated. ,. E. ROHDE Handles nothing very best tht We're Unloading a Car of the Nicest Runabouts, Car riages, Phaetons i i I Witk r With-t Top vv lines Liquor and Cigars Extra fine whiskies for family and medicinal purposes. Your patronage ppreciatec. fc. KOHDF. Have a Car of Early Seed Corn Several Varieties: Lhampion White FeI; Silver Uime; Golcien Beautv; Cld Hickory King, ail 90 daj s. AlsoOkla. White Wonder Field. aM CAla. Improved Squaw. Limited quWity of Mebane's BIG BOLL COTTON. Car of Amber and Orancp f9n V.,i Buy your garden and flower seed trom me; the only seed house in Bryan. R. L. BROCDON ' A good Vehile isn't uc cessarily one that stays oat of the repair shop longest. That's one qualification, style and comfort are the other two. Oar Vehicles combine all three- j. w. BATTS REAL ESTATE AGENT irtce in Tli;tfe,ru E'mMing. pn I'Oiite Ciurt House. Phrre 'ii ill Mft.'f thf viuy M.; AllMt'Hi'l '-'. i.t Brazil Count v 1.fif,.i fit!.. c i A . ,f, u tenant wanted lor five oom cottage with bath. Wil ad more rooms or reriodcl if desired. CI The Newest Styles in Vehicles for Spring. ...... osc in 4 I to plow lANT JTREES tKU&r LEVEL i TrfEES. RE- iETC. I am fixet GARDENS, PI CLEAN UP YJ HOUSES, PRUNI PAIR FENCE! Notify me by postoffke. MATHEW PIERCE, Bryan, Texas. Bryan's Big Furniture and buggy House Bachmim-Mm COMPANY Inc.