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FOURTfcfcNTH YEAR .. J HRYAN, TEXAS, SATL'ROAV MORNING, MARCH 2), m NUMBKR M s2 irr LADIES SKIRTS The New Skirts are here, excellent value in Mack Voile, strict!) tailored, neatly trimmeJ m sj:m. late models $25.00, J22.50, $20.00, $13.50, US 00 to $6,85 I rc i J Novelties r in Black anj White, (ireen anJ light haJe $15.00 down Wash Skirts I. men', White and Rev de tachable button ide and front trimrr-J $7.00 Join. A. J. W agner & Co. l a v FRESH VEGETABLES "If itj on the market we have it." Everything for the TODAY: Sweet Peje' Tomat'xn Lettuce Raduli Carrot Par.ley Spinach Mu.fird Shallots BANDITS AT BALD KNOB. Invade Arkansas Town, but Do Not Secure Anything. NUMBER OF SHOTS FIRED. Outer Door cf the Bank Vault Are j Blown Away, but the Inner One j Not Opened, and Bank Officiate I 6tate No Money It Secured. Tald Knob. Ark. March 19 Hand ! Its endeavored to rob the flank cf Hald Knob. Tt.ey u-e.'d dynamite. The ! mi!-r door of the vault was opi't, !. but the inner on- remained closed. ( The explosion aroused the citUen. some of whom tu rtMvl out to Investi gate. Being unarmed they were driven ' back by the robbers, who fired many , shot at those wlin ventured within i :ght. How many are In ih" gang li La' known. "Ibe robbers rut the telephone wire before starting 'he safe blowing, but i word was dispatched to Augusta by ' tb-5 railroad wire of the Iron Moun i tain. The robbers weM In town an hour. 'leaving on horseback. Hefore leaving they fired a fusillade of shots lu the I direction of the people, who wer;niluute she did not grasp the signify 1 screening themselves behind tree or canoe of It When she did. her eye I bouses. One citizen waa wounded. , filled up and she grasped her hue The first shot was fired at 12:30 j band's left arm with both hands and .o'clock Friday rooming, and there I seemed about to break down. Her sis- were' continuous blast every five minutes after that until the robber, I . . t. ,ha man .al-l luft town It seem that the men went up one alii of the street and down th other, firing a they went. WATER TANKS DYNAMITED Three Persons Lose Lives and Houses Washed Away. Parkersburg. W. Va . March 19 Three persons were killed, three are prohobly fatally InJ.ireJ and many mure slightly hurt and ten or nwf house completely w rec ked and forty more badly damaged when two large wat.-r tanks supplying this city wita water hurst .irly Friday morning The dea l are Mr. and Mrs Waller Wai!l. and a small child The bodies were found In the rulnn of tLt-ir home. The .-ei Km sly Injured are: Mrs. Jnhn Maloney, both legs linik-'ii, hurt Internally, will probably die; Mrs Kate Karnes, an Invalid, badly bruise, and shocked, may die; Clara Jones, a liegres. hurt Internall). will probably d e An Immens stream of w.vr rush ed d wn Prospect bill, sweeping every thing before It. Houses were swept into the street and residents knocked from their beds. One whol family, while sleeping In upstairs room, were carried down the street seventy-five yards, the house being split almo.-tt Into ribbons yet all escaped Injury ex cept one sir), who had her collar bone ! broken. The two tsnks contained the entire supply of water aad a water famine is now Imminent. The damage will amount to between $200,000 and 2j0. tnio. St. John's Lutheran church was almost completely demolished The breaking of the tank is bellev- I cd to have been caused by some mis i creant who dynamited them, as there Were two explosions beard. ALL FLOORS COLLAPSE. ! Members of Many Families Narrowly I Eccap Death In the Flame. j New York. March 19. More than a I doren persons were Injured and many ; members of twenty four families had j a narrow escape from death by fire j when the eeven story. Fifth avenue J apartment house burned here early Friday. The building was separated from the Hotel Plar.a only by a smaller building and the hotel office made a hospital for the Injured An hour and half after the fire started all floors coll.iS"d at.d several firemen barely managed to reach windows as the floors dropped Ironi under them. The Inter! ir bii'.hling b'irn -J out. causing a l-s of about :."i'i.iVi Offered Position. I ,s Angeles. Cal. March 19 0ca l.awler. l ulled State district attorney for the Southern district of California has been offered the position of assist ant attorney at Washington. This In formation reached here In the form of a special dispatch from Washing to. LontenCoason Howell & Newton ISCOHPJATet Grocers and Coffee Roasters I'lionn IS ic IU SHARPACQUITTED. One of the Three Defendants Declared Not Guilty. Nashville. March 19 Tho Jury In the Cooper Sharp case at 12:20 noti fied Jude Hart they wished l report. Foreman Hurks stated tho Jury i hopelessly tied up a to the Coopera. but acquitted John Sharp. They were ordered bark to continue their delib eration. Sharp wa promptly dis- barged There was n hustle and scurrying of d'putli-t through the corridor when the defendants entered. The court room wan nearly empty by this time, the throug disappearing gradually as It seemed there would be no report. Mr. Hurrh and Mrs. Wilson, pale and wmii. with the Coopers, and the faith ful Mr. Sharp, wait, as always at her husband's tilde. The Jury waa polled ami Judge Hart said: "Have you reached a verdict, gentlemen?" "We are hopelessly tied as to Coop er," said Foreman Burke, "but we find John Sharp not guilty." " You will retire, gentlemen, and con sider further as to the other defend ants. Is there any reason. Oenetal McOrn, why John Sharp should nut be discharged?" "None, your honor." "Mr. Sharp you are discharged from custody, acquitted ." said the court, with a smile Sharp nut stolid and In different. Not mo Mm wife. The fore man spoke In a low tone and for a tr nooched her and othera seated near them shook hands with Sharp I ..... ' 1 . Ifendaiit' counsel advised to gether a while snd assented. Then Judge Hart adjourned court until ! o'rliM'k. With trars cf disapKilntmnt In their evs. the two daughters of Colonel Cooper t11 congratulated Sharp heartily upon his good luck and listen ed In return to the good wishes In father's and brother's behalf. VARIETY OF OPINIONS. Senator Will Have Diver Idea When Bill Reache Senate. Washington, March. 1!J That there wl'.l l,e a great variety of opinions on the tariff bill when It reac hes the sen ate Is now certain, nccordlng to ex pressions of senator. In whose strife are located valines Industrie chiefly nffted by chances In the scheduled proposed In the house bill H'-tlu.-tioiis on lumber hcliedules will I be stnrdily resisted by Senators Frye. and Hale of Maine and by some sena tor from the Pacific coast and from the i at rente nnrthw-ettt. Senator from' Minnesota and NorCt and South la k'a. on the other hand, will make a strenuous effort to secure free lum ber. Instead of mere reduction of the tariff, a proposed by the houe bill. The proposed Inheritance tax will be stoutly resisted and senators will have an opportunity to vote ujnm an amendment providing for an Income tax. Fre coal and hide will aUo b re sisted, and there Is likely to be a strong fight against reductions In th various Iron and steel schedules. The general trend of sentiment among sen ators favors Inrreaso. BRAINS WIFE WITH AX. Then Places Head on Block and Nearly Severs It. Culpepper. Va.. March 19 After murdering hi wife by braining her with an ai, Henry W'beatley, a farmer, placed her head on a block of wood ind almost completely severed It from the body. Wheat ley was placed la Culpepper jail. The crime occurred at Wheatiey's home near Klkwood. thl county, Wednesday night, but not dis covered until Thursday, when Wheat ley's thirteen-year-old son made the grewsome discovery of his stepmoth er's body. Heside it lay the blood cov ered ax and with It a note from Wheat ley confessing to the murder of his wtfe a the result of a difflcuty over property. NERVOUS SHOCK CAUSES DEATH. Neal Canfleld, Thrice Hangtcj to a Tree. Dies From Grief. Chicago. March 19. Neal CaulfleU of Chicago, who during the civil war was thrice hanged to a tree by Union soldier who smpected htm of being a southern sympathizer. I dead here from a nervous shock caused by tho death of bis wife twenty hour previously. THANKS EXTENDED. Tort Worth People's CourtetMt Duly Remembered. Auatln. March 1J The nate pent practically the entire, morning Ion Friday dUeussIng the state board of health bill. Consideration wa re sumed aa aoa u tb ot met, ac tion being on aa amendaent offered Thuraday evening by Senator Al-ian Jer. wbl:-h provided that at least one member of the board shall be a rad uate from some minor school of medi Clne. This amendment wa oted dawn by a vote of 14 tu Another amendment by Alexand-r wa vcjted down, which provided that the dairy and pure food commissioner and - livestock sanitary commission hall be left under the present law and commUilotier and sanitary commls Ion bo merely advisory member of tate b-iurd of health. Kesol jtion by Senator Cofer was adopted exiencling the thank of ta senate to the cittzeshlp of Fort Worth for the excellent manner In which th? senators wer entertained on taelr re cent visit to Fort Worth. Senator Alex ander of tint district being alio thank d Hills Introduced in the senate wr as follows: Hy Yeal: Providing for tho e'ah llstmicnt of an experimental station In th- Twenty ninth senatorial district. Ily K'liie and Stoke: prohibiting dlsrrltnina'l m and extortion by canal owners nnd giving authority to county COtlinill'-iOIiels ,, (, ril't,.h fr, jH char-fed by owners of Irrlxa'iou canals Hy Ward: Relating to injunrtlons, to prevent clouding title so as to In voke the equitable power of courts without resenting 10 adequate remedy at law. lty Hryan: Providing for the estab lishment of an additional experimental i station in the 1 wentvli Ma distric t Hy Meachum: Providing for the extension of ternn of district courts when trial of cases Is In progress, so as to extend term to conclusion of trial. Hy Meachum: Empowering district judges of district courts to act in vac ation. Hy Meachum: Providing for a ad dltional exe-rlmental station In the Fifteenth senatorial district. Hy Senter: Amending the law re lating to Issuing of writs of attach ments and t-amlfthments Hy llrachfleld. Terrell of Bowie and Alexander: Making It a felony to sell Intoxicating liquor In local option ter ritory. The house b . Id a brief session Fri day morning The house fiught some time over Oaltie' motion to have printed 500 ex tra copies of the three bank guaranty bills in th bouse, whlrh finally pre vailed, and a resolution providing for the MpiMiintment of two additional pages, which also prevailed Iteedy prepared and sent up a reso lu'lon t j rescind the vote granting per mission to former Speaker Kennedy to huve his formal resignation printed In the permanent journal, but the tlate for discussion of resolution bad pass ed hefore It ram- up. Hy Senter: Creating a county cor (Miration court, which shall have con current Jurisdiction with the county court at law over criminal rases aris ing In a city. Hy Senter: Relating to a tax on foreliMi life insurance companies, the elfert Of being to limit securities to l,e Invent-'d by foreign companies, in Tcv.is to land niorts-K-s With several amendments pending to the board of health bill the senate adjourned until Monday morning IMMENSE CAS DEAL. Pipe Line May B Built From Sabine County to Several Place. N.icoa Joches, Tex . M.trch 13. Au immense gas deal negotiated may re sult In building a pipe systm from Sabine county to Fort Worth, Dallas and other cities, furnishing an outlet for a proven supply The Hlggltu Oil. Oas and Coal company is promoting a deal here. It owns 1.4 o acre. Saved by Screams. Ennl. Tex. March l. Mrs. A. t Brown saved her Jewels and perhaps prevented a vicious attack from a ne gro when she screamed for help at the sight of the prowler In her bedroom early Friday morning Her husband rushed In. but the negro had fled through a window The Intruder was ransacking the burau when Mr Brown was awakened. Burglar Secure Much Booty. Oklahoma City, March 19 Burglar entered the home of (leorg Eacock. Republican candidate for mayor, and after chloroforming him, ecaped with a g ild watch and other Jewelry valued at $100. turglr covered W. A. Ham ilton with revolvers in hi home and escaped with Jewelry and money. His loss I $130. Permitted to Use Bridge. Waco. March 19. After a long agl tatlon for the extension of the street car system over ih. entire city, the council granted a franchise to the Clt Izens' company to use the suspension bridse across the Bra os river. Tracks will be laid at once to East Waco. Seven Chinamen Arrested. El Paso, March 19 Deapitcj con viction In many smuggling case lat- ly, seven Chinamen were arrested at 1M Rio Friday morning la a box car billed to Globe. Arizona Paper car rled show they bad been at Juarez opposite El Paso It I likely taeyj were smuggled over the border. Careful men quickly Issrn thst the ch::ce of a BcrAing institution of hi;h stentag is cne of the mast imp:rtait elements of business success. You ire invite V to ope THE City National BANK (J. S. PARK KK, President. A. W. VII.KKRON Cashier- J.N. COLK. J. K. PARHFR. SCHOOL CLOSING. Most Enjoyable Day Spent at Minter Spring Friday. The public school at Minter Springs near Wellborn, taught by Mrs. Min nie Foster, closed Friday after a most profitable session. The closing exercises were of a high order and were greatly enjoyed by a larH number present. County Superintendent T. W. Par ker wan present and delivered an ad dress that was timely, aud of great Interest and benefit to the. school and the community, and the patrons ap pteclated It very highly. At noon au elegant dinner was served on the grounds by the good laJies of the community. Mr. W. H. McVev acted as general master of ceremonies and everything possible was done to make everybody feel at home and to enjoy themselves. A collection was taken to raise money to repair and repaint these hoed bull. ling and a nice sum was realized 1 have a nice line of n'Rle Fruit cake aid r.iiv and e-l) Mrr Otta 1 ovarii freaa aici ome fancy Drop Dead Holding Resignation. New York. March 19. William Mc Carthy, a battalion Chief In the New York fire department dropped dead' with his resignation In his hand. He was sixty-two year old and had been a member of the department for tb:r-ty-slx years. He was waiting for a superior of'leer In order to hand In his resignation when the fire alarm sounded The old man then tottered and fell forward dead, with hi resig nation In his hand McCarthy had many medals for bravery. He Is ur vlved by a widow- and six children At the Instaice of his wife and because of 111 health he decided to resign. Train Service Suspended. Jackson. Miss., March 19 High wa ter in the delta section of the Missis sippi a great portion of the lowlands being submerged, has forced the Ya- too and Mississippi Valley rauroaj to Indefinitely suspend train service on the Sliver City branch between Vtcksburg and Holly Bluff. ; President' Aide Injured. Washington. March 19. Lieutenant Seme Reed. U. S. N., naval aide to President Taft, wa probably fatally Injured while riding with several oth er naval officer in Rock Creek park. HI horse stumbled aad fell upon him. crushing his left thigh aad Injuring kirn Internally. Fatal Runaway. Denton. Tet, March 19. Thrown from a buggy la a runaway, th fourteen-year-old son of T. D. Tackett wa fatally lpjureJ near Justin., SPECIAL FOR Your March Orders corned Brrr IRISH POTATOES SWEET POTATOES CABBGAE SPINACH CELERY TURNIPS TOMATOES LETTUCE Errrrtfciaf f oeJ la tmt, ml tk lwtt print pttH' Free Jtlvrry hmpi strmV C. E. BULLOCK & CO. PJ st an acrounr w K. H. K. A ST IN. Vice Pres. W. CRKNoHAW, At. Cashier. J. W. KNGL1SH BUSY DAY FOR THE PRESIDENT. Special to Bryan Morning Eagle. Tatt awoke this morning with the prospect of an exceedingly busy day before him. The program a arranged called for a hurried trip to New Haveu to attend a meeting of the Yale cor poration, of which be Is a member, and a hurried returned to be on hand for the great Yale alumni banquet to be given at the Waldorf tonight In bis honor. The attendance of the president uion each of these function b In fulfilment of the promise he mad shortly after hi election. His visit to Yale a expected to be made the occasion for a great student demon stration similar to that which took place when be paid a I sit alma mater last fall. A trainload of Yale men will accompany the President to thl city to attend the banquet tonight. So large attendance Is exacted at the banquet that the dinners will be confined entirely to Yale men, who will not be able to secure eut for outside guests. It will be the first opportunity the Yale alumni ever have had to entertain a fellow-alum nus who Is President of the I'niteJ States. President Taft was graduated In the das of 1ST, and a number of his classmates v. ill be at f.e dinner. MANY FARMERS WILL ATTEND. .cer In-fore in the history cf tLe w hi I I were farmer as keen nnd a:t to know and adopt the latest discov eries In sc ientific agriculture as they are today. The most opular course in many stafe ntiivc rsitle now are short courses In agriculture and sum mer and winter school for practical j fanner. Responding to the demand tor this kind of practical education, our own Agrlcultuial and Mechanical college w ill conduct a summer school for farmers this year, and reports la- die ate that the capacity of the college ta,ei, to accommodate those who have announced their purpose to attend. Fort Worth Record. SOUTHERN EDITORS TO MEET. Special to Bryan Morning Eagle. Montgomery, Ala.. March 19. The local committee In charge of arrange ments for the annual meeting of the Southern Pre Association In this city next week Is in receipt of advices ln.lUatlri; a large and representa tive attendance. Elaborate prepar ation are now under way for the re ception and entertainment of the vis itor. THIS MONTH Will be Appreciated FRE3H VEGETABLES CHIPPED BF.EF PLUM PUDDIN 3 BROILED MACKEREl A1NG FRENCH SARDINES IN OLIVE OIL NEW CATCH BOSTON MAC- K E.TEL ETC.