The Brand (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 50, Ed. 1 Friday, January 30, 1903 Page: 1 of 12
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Entered Apr# 17, 1902, as second-class mail matter, post office at Hereford, Texas, Act of Congress of March 3, 1879
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NOTES AND COMMENTS.
pot Pouri of the Political World
Home and Abroad.
Love me, love my black-and-tan.
These are the days of the frosted
v/indow pane and the embellished
Charleston cays it is no beggar to
t>e fed with Cruras from the black-
On the map and in politics South
America is tied to Uncle Cam's coat
iails like a tin can—ister.
It is difficult to understand why
the people are not satisfied with
republican prosperity-^# enjoyed
by the ecal trust.
A trust bill which won't govern
the trusts cr afford an opportunity
for federal control is now being
sought by the senate.
Who are the calamity howlers
now? James J. Hill and Charles
T. Yerkes have both predicted a
panic in the near future.
Eve has changed the fashion of
her fig leaf, but the drapery that
half conceals and half reveals or
exaggerates makes us nervous.
The people want antitrust legis-
lation and Senator Fairbanks, as an
aspirant for presidential honors, has
>W*rtcd rut to win 90mt o i the credit-
Senator Morgan of Alabama has
introduced a bill designed to pre-
serve the profits to be made out of
the Isthmian canal to the citizens of
the United States.
There is r„p doubt that Senator
Hauna can control the next national
convention. Who Mr. Hanna
chooses to nominate will depend on
who Mr. Hanna believes can win.
It is peculiar prosperity that this
government has conferred on the
Philippines when it is necessary for
congress to appropiiate $2,504),000
for the relief of famine in the
The Germr.n Empejrcr whispers
sweet nothings in Miss Columbia's
car while the Reichstag call Uncle
Sam names that would make a billy
goat wince, and the beaurocratic
Teuton says we are a nation of pigs.
In the east they solved the servant
question by slavery and polygamy,
These institutions are barred in this
country and we will probably work
out our damnation along the lines of
apartment houses end predigested
Attorney General Knox says in
his letter to congress, "In my judg-
ment a monopoly of any industry
would be impossible if competition
were assured in a fair and open
field." That is precisely the reason
the democrats ask the removal of
thr tariff barriers,
Stringfellow-Hunie Hardware Co.
WhoUsalo and Retail
Bain and Mitchell Wagon©, Imple-
ments, Hardware, Barbed Wire,
Water Supplies, Eclipse
There aro growing indications
that the business interests of the
country, are turning to the demo-
cratic party for protection from the
demogogic vagaries to which the
republicans are committing them-
A new grain is heralded from lb#
west. It is called "corn-wheat"
because it has the nature of both of
these cereals, though it is a true
wheat. Its grains are twicc as
large as the ordinary grains of
wheat, an<J it will be used for fatten-
Examination of the "fire-walking"
exploits of the Fiji Islanders shows
that the red hot stones upon which
they walk are peor conductors of
heat and that the surface is red hot
only in appearance. A missionary
who was present at cae of these per-
formances walked over the stones
without scorcjiirn his rfcere,
A leading republican daily cays,
"There will always be capital avail-
able for the construction of ron fur-
naces and steel mills except in «he
contingency that a sufficient supply
of ore can not be obtained. Jf the
steel corporation shall become the
owner of the ore lands it will have a
natural monopoly and will occupy
an impregnable position. The in-
dependent company which had to
depend on the inferior minea would
find competition impossible,"
Senator Lodge has conceived an t
secured the adoption of an amend
ment to the Cuban treaty which i>;
worth just the paper on which it i,
written but which served as a plañí;
by which the beet sugar senator*
got in out of the rain.
An Italian has invented a hydri
scope by means of which human
eyes will be assisted to see into the
sea to an incredible depths and for
an enormous radius. This invention
will rob torpedoes, submarine boats,
rocks and shoals of much cf their
Barred Plymouth Rocks.
Eggs from finest New York ar.<*
Masschusetts ,stock Barred Plymouth
Rock chickens, guaranteed thorough
brec's, $1.50 per setting of 15
Add rets Mrs. F. A, Tompkins.
Pilot Point, Texas. 50-ltj.
Will pasture SCO head of cattic
(steers preferred) at 25c per hear
per month, Plenty cf water ar.r.
fin/? grass. Feed can be purchased
near, Inquire at this office. 49?'
Strayed—Three horses, brands
—bay marc, D í C left hip; gra#,
mare, S left thigh ; bay horse, —cr.
left foreleg. Finder notify J. T.
Bradley, Herrford, Teyas, 50-¿4
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Vanderburgh, Frank L. The Brand (Hereford, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 50, Ed. 1 Friday, January 30, 1903, newspaper, January 30, 1903; Hereford, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth142335/m1/1/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Deaf Smith County Library.