Brenham Weekly Press. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 8, Ed. 1 Wednesday, July 2, 1913 Page: 4 of 10
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The Brenham Weekly Press
GEO ' TUCKER
▼M. J. TUCKER
On m $5.00
Om Month .50
Om Week ! .15
Tfc Weekly Ptew. one yew .1.00
Entered as second class matter at the Post Office
Brenham, Texas, undur act of Congress.
The Press is not responsible f'>r si^iu'd convnuni-
catio/is, and when of a personal nature they must al-
ways be paid for.
Any subscriber who fails to receive this paper
promptly and regularly will confer a favor upon the
management by notifying him at once of any such
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The Press htm the largest guarantee cir-
culation of any country paper in South Texas
ami many of its advertising contracts were
made on the basis of the Press circulation
•when it was a four page afternoon paper.
Some of these contracts have been carried on
at a loss sinoe the big $2,250 circulation con.
test, that more than doubled our circulation.
The present rate based on circulation is
a,very cheap rate, in fact the cheapest, per.
hilps ever offered by a paper with anyways
ndar' the Press' circulation and prestige, in
The flat rate for transient or special dis.
play advertising will be 15 cents per inch,
single column, per day. A corresponding re.
duction will be made for ads that run as long
M three days, per itich per day 10 cents. Ov_
er three days up to tent per inch per day 8
cents. Dis play per inch per month, $1.50.
Readers, Or Local Notices
Ten cents per line one day. Two days 7 1-2
cents per line per day. Three days C cents
pir line per do.y. Over three and up to 10
days 5 cents per line per day, Readers by
the month, 3 cents per line per day. A line
will average 0 words.
Attend Church today.
There must, be organ;^d .strength, har
moniQjjsly working tog^her to build a city.
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; To attempt to /Conduct a business with-
out advertisii^u} like trying to fish without
ijr, * The toiv n that wins is the town that
■ fights evfei-y day in the year for better cqn.
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Any kind of stamp will do for parcels
post after July 1st is the ruling of Post
master General Burleson.
Eighty women broke out of jjall at Fort
Worth with a spoon. They have been known
to break, up families spooning.
U. S. agricultural experts say that the
boll weevils nee doing more damage to Tex
as cotton than they have since 1908.
A Houston firm Secured the job of paving
the streets of Bryan. Brenham will soon
hav eto be looking out for paving contrac-
The Commercial travelers are going to try
to get excused from jury duty, abolish the
tipping system and work for better hotel ac
The belated Indian appropriation act for
the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1913, was
passed by the Senate. It carried an appro
priation of 11 million dollars.
The Somerville Tribrne special edition
of Fiday contained 16 pages, and was ull of
interesting illustrated matter of our neigh
boring city, its growth and future prospects
It was a creditable edition both from an ed
itorial and typographical standpoint.
After June 18, which was Saturday all
declarations of intentions made prior to
June 29, 1906 will be void under the new
law prescribing that declarations of inten-
tion to become citizens of the United States
shall bo supplemented within 7 years by
proceedings for full naturalization.
ses may resul^*
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a mans knoiyled
Burning kisses may resul^-f^m sparks.
Pledge by what
link twice be-
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Paintings can'tbe hanged ujitil after they
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Stage-struck girls should t
fore they try to act.
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He ma ylove best who loves last,
not throw mud.
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People who wear new garments should
not throw mud.
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Many a fluent talker would make a bigger
hit b ykeeping still.
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There is mdre or less grafting done un
der the name of reform.
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You can't convince a brunette that dark
hair isn't as good as gold.
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Under a competive system it is difficult
to win unless the other fellow does.
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A man may value his reputation so highly
that it is impossible to find a buyer.
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"No pains no gains" applies to cities as
well as individuals.
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Ignorance and carelessnesses squander
half what knowledge and energy create.
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The knockers are the only ones that get
along without co operation.
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California manages to keep on the front
If you don't get the flies they will surely
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Holding a man's nose to the grindstone
is a poor way to sharpen his wits .
No, Alonzo, carrying a girl's picture in
your watch will not bring her time.
Treasury officials have practically aban-
done hope of securing from'Congress a post
ponement of the customs service reorgani-
zation until anuary 1914 and are prpearing
"t.0 effectuate this sweeping reform on July
1. By reducing the customs districts from
165 to 49 more than 100 collectors of cus
toms will be legislated out of office.
The cheapest lands in Texas are over in
east Texas, but the trouble over there is
that it is covered with trees and bushes,
and clearing in Texas, is only followed as a
business by Mexican's and the revolution
down there now offers superior inducements
with a possible chance of rich loot, and the
average Mexican had rather be in revolt
armed with a gun, than in conflict with a
timber grown section of land armed with a
The United States Department of Agri
culture estimate that the yield of winter
wheat this year will be 492,000.000 bushels;
spring wheat, 252,000,000 bushels. Total
wheat yield, 744,000.000 bushels.
The winter wheat yield breaks all records
and the total yield is 14,000,00 bushels lar-
ger than last year's great crop.
The condition of the cotton crop is slight
ly better than,a year ago, and weather as a
whole is favorable for 'this crop.
Senator Works o fCalifornia* has offered
a constitutional amendment to prohibit the
sale manufacture and importation of dis
tilled liquor containing alcohol, except for
mechanical, scientific and medicinal purpo
ses." The amendment would allow three
years or adjustment of the liquor business
before it became effective. Senator Works
sai dhe had become convinced that the only
way to deal effectually with the big traffic
is to prohibit the manufacture apd importa
tion of liquor."
On the occasion of the meeting of four
conventions namely, County Judges and
Commissioners, District and County Clerks
County and District Attorneys, and the Co.
Tax Collectros, in Fort Worth August 7th,
8th and 9th one of the greatest demonstra
tion sin the South will be held. Govern
ment good roads experts prominent speak
ers and highway making machinery* of
all types have been secured for the occa
sion. y this time nearly sevn miles of the
new paved road system being built for Tar-
rant County under the supervision of Engi
neer J, C. Travilla will be ready for use be
twoen Fort Worth and Handley. This will
be the first complete paved road jn the State
and as the people of Texas are raoused on
the subject of good roads as they have been
on no other 3pccies of public improvement,
it is believed this meeting will be the means
of drawing delegates not only from all sec-
tions of Texas, but from southern and mid-
dle western staf.es as well. An effort is be-
ing made to obtain the United gtates Good
Roads Demonstration Train for this occa
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FOUND—A small gold pin, probab-
ly a class pin, with the inscription
L. S. '12." Owner can re-
cover vj, "-his office and
paying for ad. "i\ tf
FLOWERS—All kinds of lants
•:iui fit- von fc rraix < r ;vpd
dings. Phon-j : In. I.. J. .MIIfK
Brenham f^.cas I n
FARM FOR SALE
Eighty-five acres( every foot of
it is black land about 50 acres in
cultivation balance in pasture; lo-
cated n the neighborhood of Lonnie
Weise. It will sell cheap right now.
See Gus Schumacher.
FOR SALE OR TRADE-CO horse
power Aimes boiler and 4 h. p.
engine and Garnsr pump. For j.ar
ticulars apply to L. A Zcisr.
FOR SALE—Four rooms of Furni-
ture. L. Katz, 249 N. Baylor St.
FOR SALE—Blank real estate con-
tracts, and in fact all other kind
of blanks at Preas office. tf
WANTED—The overhauling of your
old matress and to make it as good
as it ever was, for 11.50. Will gut
It in morning and return it same
evening. We can make yon any
kind of style mattress at lowest
price. Brenham Factory, Albert
Felscher, Phone 89t.
On account of certain changes in
my home, I have a gooi grade of
Mathucheck square piano for sale
at a bargain. Call and see it. tf
FOR SALE—The W. A. Wood T>ni
ry Farm about 2 miles southwest
of Brenham will be subdivided. This
farm was neve.' offered ac\t.pt as
a whole. Will hp o'i t red at reas-
onable pi-ices and on accr.un; if
rearness to BwnV.-n wu.' Lc s«.ld
ip a short thus, ff interested a^t
Gus Schumachi"- ngott '
STOLEN—In Chappell Hill Satur-
day niprht June 14th, 1918 t Light
black main, and black tail small
Durt mare about 14 1-2 hands hi$;h
.scar on right hand leg. No brand
3 years old. 1 black stripe down
$10 reward for any infornwtb
leading to her recovery.
Tom Lewis Chappell Hill. Texiw
FOUND, CURE FOR RHEUMATISM
"I suffered with rheumatism for 2
years and could not get my right
hand to my mouth for that length
of time^" writes Leo L. Chapman,
Mapleton, Iowa. "I suffered terri.
ble pain so I could not sleep or tie
still at night. Five years ago I be-
gan using Chamberlain's Liniment
and in two months I'was well and
have not suffered with rheumatism
since." For sale by all dealers.
As executor of the last will and
testament of the late C. T. Roff, I
am offering to sell for cash the fol.
lowing described property belonging
to his estate, all of wheih is located
in the city of Brenham, Washington
County, Texas to-wit:
One Business lot fronting South
on Quitman Street and West on
Douglsss Street. This lot .loirs Jas.
H. Simon's store on the South and
was formerly used as a black-smith
Sixty (60) shares of Stock of the
Equitable Life Insurance Co. San
All persons desiring to purchase any
of said property will submiti their
bids to me in writing.
To prevent a sacrifice of said pro.
perty I reserve the right to reject
any or all bids that are not satisfac-
tory to me. So give me your high,
est and best bid if you want any of
The Home & Lot known as Mon-
roe Aven Homestead west of Mc~
All bids must be signed.
H. C MILLER.
Executor of the last will and testa,
ment of C. T. Roff, deceased.. 2m
1 am specially prepared to
shine Ladies' Shoes, in any
color. Price 10c.
The Well Posted
appreciates that prices lower than
ours means a lower grade, when it
comes the lumber line. The next
time you are in the market for any-
thing in the way of lumber for any
purposes, examine the stock of oth-
ers, then come here and examine our
stock and learn our prices. YouTl
soon appreciate the wisdom of buy-
ing here. No order too large or too
small and the same careful attention
will be given all. A large stock al-
ways on hand, which insures you of
prompt deliveries. Estimates fur-
nished on your requirements.
W. A. WOOD & CO.
■ Brenham, Texas
i The-; standing * -and ve
popularity of this bank
hi dua: First—to the ab-
solute safety afforded.
Second—to the careful
•and prompt attention
given, and third—to the
personal interest shown.
IiiiviJjul Riipj.uibility $500,000
BUY AND SHOOT
Ask Your Dealer IPor It
A bulk powder of highest ve-
locity and penetration mod-
Unrivaled for Trap and Field Meets
The American Powder Mills
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Have manufactured Sporting Powder for 78
years. They make one brand, and one brand only
Loaded In All Shells
American Powder Mills
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Tucker, William J. Brenham Weekly Press. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 8, Ed. 1 Wednesday, July 2, 1913, newspaper, July 2, 1913; Brenham, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth232394/m1/4/: accessed May 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.