The Bryan Daily Eagle. (Bryan, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 91, Ed. 1 Tuesday, March 17, 1896 Page: 3 of 4
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A LION ADVENTURE.
Tbe Hutoi'i liua Wm A boat M Dsnfar-
oat m the IUmL
Tho hero of tbla adventure UB..
F. Kolaoof Juni'ior Flata. Juniper
Flats Is away down in Riverside
county in 'n nest of fancied Imrnh I
wverod tiill.t between Luke View t
ami Snn Jacinto. Kelso In a big
burly bcanlixl mnn with a good hu-
mored sinilonnd iiu honord fwo. IIo
ronltc hit living by difrini; mnnat-
nitrt mul grotim wood which i haul-
1 to Kivcraido nnd wOl for 7 a
cord. One day ho had bin lond ready
t sf.irt on his weary drivo aero
tho plains wlnm tlio family hoard
tho lofa h irkinu up on tho hill W it
of tho houso. Kelso went for hlH
Now tbla Rim of Ktlo'n U a fo.ir-
ful and wonderful weapon. It hnd
anrn been a single barreled shotgun
but It hart tho mixfortannaotiw ttmo
in tho mlwty past to havo tlio whlo
stock arnnahed off. Tho hammer
wm left It la tnio but It wouldn't
stand cocked tinder any circutn.
stnnees and everything abaft the
hammer was gono. Home of my
brave readers who are riot afraid to
pull a trigger may think it an undo
airahlo Job to hold up the hammer
of Kelso's Rtfh with the thumb
tick the whole thing out at a safe
Ustanoe from the face aim tone eye
take aim make ready and let the
hammor slip bang!
Hot ao with Kelso however. lie
took bis fragmentary rolio and
atrode away through the brush to
aeo what tho dogs were raining auuh
Tlio rock on tho top of this hill
are bnjfo cubes and reotaiijrular
blocks an big as houses fresh flung
from the hand of (lod. The dogs
were harking about tho crovlocaof
oiio of tlien. KcIho climbed lalxiri.
oii-Oy to tlio top of it ho an to look
down and find tlio wildcat or what-
ever it tni;ht lie when at ho wiled
thorrest a piant mountain lion niado
a ruli j'lut him rbeui enough to
touch and (iool glaring down env-
' ap-ly nt the yellow doit switching
hi I. ill with nn unca-y nervous t-i-rrcy.
Tlio lion rondo a i riti't down
Billons the do? Mruck then. o(T to
ritflit and left and went in great
leap il iwn tlio mountain side that
hi t 'v ml S in J.n'into. Tim
do;; pursued nnd after tli.'in flew
th" excited Kelo. I.i'i down
they went for a tuilo or more
through hn..'.. ..r i. t lj.it
Wimld have irt tin lift-of anyone
hut a iiioiititaineer.
At lnt the hit? cat hariil and
rlifiled by tho followindox took
refuse in hi lair a cavn among tho
rock mint dictation iiImivo thn I'ieo
spring and when tho timn arrived
tho do; worn fiertvly barking Into
tho mouth of tho cavern and tho
lion wiw r bay. KeNo pushed in
anion'' tho doc in thn thick of tho
fray. Suddenly thn middle doftaliot
like an arrow at tlio lion and eciixl
him by tho throat. At a word from
hi muter thn hound rnhod in a l
sotr.od tho great cat by the jaw and
tho fyt followed suit by worrying
hi pr"y in the ft.mV.
The eno nn iuderib.ihln. Fnr
and bloo.1. yell growl howl
snarl demoninc me and ehricka
filled tho echoing cavern. Kelo
holdup tho hammer of hi ancient
hooting iron and jointed tho mux-
zlo in toward tho fearful din. Ho
crept in till ho wn actually stand-
ing on tho lion'a tail. A the grout
brute tm hi head altovo tho
atrugglmg dog tho hammer wn ro-
l)aed. For a wonder tho cartridge
eiploihsl and tho wholo top of tho
lion'a head waa blown tosuiithor-
eena. Los Angolea Time.
THE SUN'S CARBON.
I la t:tb Md I In mm thm Inriara af the
Even at tho rixk of telling what
every mlioollmy ought to know 1
will .ty that i-arhon l one of tho
cemmonot aa well a one of tho
nniKt remarkable aultauien in na-
ture. A lump of coke only differ
from a piece of onrbou by tho axh
which tho coke leave lichinrt when
burned. A chari'oal i alnnvst en-
tirely carlniii mi wood I largely
comjtowvl of thia aamo clement
Cnrlxni la imhs! prewnt every-
whero. In vartoua forma carbon i
in tho earth beneath our feet nnd in
tho air which wo bmatlio. Thia aub-
taneo omiraca with th U
through our veina. It i by carbon
that the heat of tho body la utin-
el and tho aanto (dement ia inti-
mately aociatod with lifo in every
Nor ia the presence of carbon
merely confined to thia earth. Wo
know It abound on other hodiea In
apneo. It Iibr boon known to 1 ctni.
riently rharactorlatio of tho comjto-
ition of conteta. Carbon la not on-
ly intimately amioriatcd with arti-
cle of dnily utility and of plontootn
abundance but with tho nioxt ex-
qui.slto tenia of "puretd ray aereno"
More precious than gold more jiro.
cioua than rubioa tho diamond lf-
aidf ia no more than tho aamo elo.
ruent in crystalline form. But thn
greatest of all tho function of car-
bon in the univerae hai yet to be
mentioned. Tbi aatno Tvonderful
elcmunt'hufi been khown to be in all
probalrillty the material whloh con-
atitutca thoao ulowinft aolar clouda
to wboao kindly radiation our very
life owoa ita origin.
There la no known motal and per-
hap no aubatance whatever which
duuiauda ao high a touipoiuturu to
fuan It aa doea the element carbon.
A filament of carbon and a fila-
mnnt of carbon alone will remain
unfuHod and unbroken when boated
by the electric current to the dav
tling brillianoe neccMiiry for efTuct
ive illumination. Thi ia the ruaiton
why thia particular element ia ao
iniliHMiiiHablo for our ineandcMcent
eleetrto lnmim. Molern ronenrch has
now taught ua that jut aa the elec-
trician baa to employ carbon na the
immediate agent in producing tho
brlghteat of artificial light down
here ao the aun in heaven uea pre-
cisely tlio aamo clement aa thn mi-
tnediatn agent in tho iroduction of
ita tranacendent li'ht and boat.
Owing to the extraordinary fervor
which prevail in tho Interior hrt
of the aun all aubatancea there prwt-
ent no matter bowdiflkult we may
find their fusion would havo to sub-
mit to be melted nay even to be
driven off Into vapor. If lubrcittnd
to the heat of thia appalling aolar
furnace an iron poker for inatunoo
would Iranian into Invisible vapor.
We can now nnderatand what hap.
pena a the buoyant carbon vapors
aoar upward through the aun'a at-
tnoaphere. They attain t laat to
an elevation where thn fearful inttio-
ity of the tola heat has x far
abated that though nearly all other
elemonta may ntlll remain entiroly
gaaeons yet the exceptionally re-
fractory carbon begina to return to
thn liquid state. At the flmt atage
in thia return the carbon vapor oou-
duct tt(df Jtiat aa doos the ascend-
ing watery vaor fr. in tho earth
when about to m tiaiiforined iulo
a vnnlilo eloud. Lnder tlio influence
of a chill th carbon vapor collect
into a myriad lumt of little bead of
liquid. Kiich of the-ie drnpa of lii-
uid carlton in the gloriow aolar
cloud ha a temperature and a cor-
rc".poudiiig radiance atly exceed-
ing that with which the filament
glow in the iticmidc!cont t l-' trie
lamp. When wn remember further
that tho entire iui f.. o of our lu bi-
nary I Collti.l W It ll I. .l-O iU.L-s i-v.
cry particle of which ntl r.s ii.ti'iiM--ly
luiiiiiioiiti w iH-.'l n 1 1 niier won-
diT at tli.it da.v.ling hi .Iliar.ee v. ! u h
even ii. ioh theawlul t.-'ilf f 1 -o. .
Oi 0 mile pMdiici m f r u.4 the l:..'.c.
M-nlwhlo glory of day lc.'Lt. iio-
THE GREEDY STAHFISH.
1 Wafxlrrrul lwlrr WH'i Apprlil
For Ityttm la Ih. Mirll.
Tlie gray lc.irdrt captain of a
drel;etKi.it aat unnnitt'r liim)lf on
the quarter rail cf 1..m i raft and ho
ua telling a visitor wnnn fact
alxuit that pct of tno oter plant-
er' lifii tho Htarfish. "It" queer
mighty qner" aaid ho "t) i how
little the average well eluc.ited man
know altoiit tho creaiturea one get
to know ao well in my lino of Ihim.
fM'ti. Take atirfi'lt. for example
Hero tin very ttvre-" n tnn
factsi chap who wore ro'tacli and
acted for all tho world like a hchool-
!nator plektNl up one of the dead
ntnra on the pier tin re and linked me
If I had 'any with the rout and hl.uk
"I Mippo.no I lmikeil rtupid for a
miniito or two Iioc.uimi he informed
1110 next that thoM'Wcin I ho bio
soma of a very Iteautiful act plant.
1 v.u mad at la dumb ignorauco
and told him my inen were ao hur-
ried when they hil and WetMcd
them out from tho oyHcr plant
that they generally broke tho hti tu.
"Ye air tho aur ia a beautiful
uud a v. oi.dci fully made animal.
When you pick it out of tho dredge
and hold it up it kivhh utterly help.
hs. Yet no creature in tho c: is
ruoro teitacioua cf lif. inoro cun-
ring or inoro dcMructivo of tho lifo
nronnd it. It greed i iilin j-t p.it
"Very few fi.-dios ao f ir n cm bo
learned prey upon them the atorma
HL'ldotii tear them from their deep
hiding place and they multiply
with ntnriihing rapid. ty. If tonm
irato crab or lol!cr lite off one of
tho atar'nrnya a now growth ajKHxl.
ily rcplatv the old one. It. digest-
ive ayatont i ao jtowcrfnl that Ik-
fi.'.i It tho rast Irn or""of theoa-
trich aeeni a tho itouiach of a weak
rtytqtoptio. Oyster ahidla tho most
fatal and indestructible morsel
which can assail the inside of any
land animal do not cause tho Mar a
moment of distres.
"It aoem to scent food or prey
from a lon way off. A you look
down on a shoal oyster bed yon can
see a big Mar from a point 100 feet
away change hi course and go
straight t where a fat oyster lie.
Their gliding movement are
stealthy but swift. Once they fall
upon the bivalvo it days yea ita
minutes are numbeml. You soo
tho uiilrfldo of thia follow tho
bright yellow aido I mean. The
back as you notice ia purple cov-
ered with blunt splnoa. Well thoae
long narrow alita radiating from tho
renter aro the mouth and stomach
Has returned fromiJew York
loaded down v'th new and bcau-
tiful Spring and Summer goods'
and the people were crowding
his store when the reporter called.
Have you seen those
They arc just too lovely to tell
about with type or tongue but
you can tell with your eyes and
you can buy them very cheap.
for Ladies' Waists
and the handsomest line of Trim-
mings ever brought to Bryan. In
fact the stock embraces everv-
thing new and novel in seasona-
ble goods and will bo snld unv
down low for caJ
G. H. A
combined. The suKaimply opens
itaelf laya bare its carnal econo-
my ao to speak and irlfoldiug tho
hard sbdlod victim stretches itself
back having wrrapjied up the food
as a storekeeper wrap np a bundle
"Then the star crawls away to
some secluded spot and lets the
whole thing digest The shells and
other irritating auhaUwooa do not.
Kocm to iuconveuioiico him in tiny
least When be has sucked all th I
nutriment from tho oyster ho unjl j
folds tbe package and disgorges thi
sheila sand and gravel. Lie ia thon j
ready for a fresh meal. 1
"The damago thoy dj ua is incnl-'
cuiable. v inkles driila drutnush
and poaching fishermen all annoy
na but they aro nothing when com-
pared with those five pointed rns-
cal. lint with all that still I ad-
mire them. Their nntiring caro of
the baby stars until bin enough to
shift for themselves their knowing
ways in time of danger and their
quick hunting instincts all command
the repnct even of an enemy. If
thoao college chaps would study tbe
stars of the sea more there are
some 40 varieties and tho stars of
the aky loas they wouldn't get such
SUIT necks." New York W'o'Hd.
TEXAS LOSES GREER COUNTY.
atla BaflM aa Dm W miktiu
la Vavar f tk C4V4 Sm.
WaSRiaoTOS March 10. Tbs eate of
Uat Uaiswl fitatos vw ta Sa4s ef Tea-
aa (or airing the ownsrshlp of Oiwtr
eonnty was daeldad la the soprsms
seort ta favor of th United BtoBas.
Jottio Barlaa haadwl dnwa the opto
ion. The oae IovuIvm 16uO000 acres.
THE PRODUCTION OF COTTON.
Agrlaaltarsl Ibpwtawtl IWd Omt Ita
Mmpwrt Far !
WasnmoToa. March 14 The asTi-
enl'nral d'artmpnt has lnd tha fol-
Iuw.ug biu.euu ua til Ootju crop of
"!?tateuieoU fornUhd tha depart
in nt of airrK-oltora by all railway aud
water traai;iortation companies show
that from r-p?iiitwr IVJ3 to Feb. J
ls'JO the toUl aetaal moTttinvat of Cut-
ton from the utatot of production to the
port northern and wtwtorn milU Can
ad a Menco and ail othr d-xiinationt
amnnnted toSSSjT!acfinimreial bali-s
rKirt from noil lhow aotoal par
ehaai tinnnj thn same period amount
iog to GvU.TGil bain department's town
bin aud principal agents show that 00
Yrh. I ISbO thare rumaiuKt on planta-
Uona bi'.rs. io wanhiae 25-
"ll'i baiea ai pub.10 via lOd.S'j'i balas
at compr- 171.0.' balo at dpot
and yards ti.tuj tai. Toul t87TV
ba.ft inc.aaiug th itoc held al
LAW WITHOUT GROVER'S SIGNATURfi
Baenaary Martaaj Meat Blaraanav Carry
ttnt laa Baa4 LHatrtkatla.
Waaiit!(iiTOM March IS. The ma
ale's joint roaolotion directing the see-
rstary of th sgrinnltar to pnrchaas
and diitribate aaadt balbi to as has
bean done ia preceding years has be
come a law without the peaidant's aig
natnre by the resolution not having
bean rtnrnfd to eongreet within th
10-dav limit Secretary Morton refuaat
to carrr out the old law aod vigorously
opposed the paasags of the presaol maa
Toe Cabaa VaMttaa Llkaty to Take taa
TImm la tha
WAaiitaoroa March 11 The Indies
tiont are that ths Cuban qooetion and
the Dnpont election caae will eonttnof
to claim the greater part of th eonate'i
attention this week thoagh other mat-
ters will be eonsiderad at different
there Is no prueoluIau"Tu.u.i;Ti
vote on the conference report
It Is intimated that ths president if
likely to Mud a meeaags on the Cabaa
Qoetttoa to the senate in reaponas tc
Henator Huar's resolniioa of tnqairy
and should h do so it Bnqaatioushly
will have lnflnenoe either in eipeduing
or retarding final consideration of ths
qneation in ths senate.
Senator Morgan probably will maki
Ih neit ipaaoh on th Cuban qneation
in reply to tension Hale 11U1 and
iloar and Henator Chandler will lea.)
off the debate in th Dnpont eaa when
its consideration la reeumed.
Th hones will continue work on the
j remaining appropriation bills.
Tka Syausa AfraaS I'M.
WanntsoTo March 16. Representa-
tive Charles W. 8ton of Penuayivama
chairman of th oommilte on eotuage
weighta and meaaaroa today will sub-
mit to the hones the ouanimou rvwrl
of the ooinmitte in favor of the adop-
tion by the a"OTrnmcut of the metrio
Ttteiu of weight aud moaaars. Ths
ouiumlttoe racominsuds that the iyte:u
be put lu operation without delay aud
at tha end of a filed time thereafter b
recoBntead as th only legal syiteiu for
aalaaca af a HeeMelea4er.
G'-riuyt a T.. Maroh 16 -Daniel E.
Reagan a wU known koinastssdsr
waa eonvioUd in th distriot eonrt oj
perjory and ssstenoed to a year la th
Yon can save money if you have
hone to rent by giving Dick Jcns A
Co. your srffney. They bsve sppli-
eations for houwi every day. tf
J. E. BUTLER
Attorney at - Law
lr. ho. B. fchr
I'HYfK IAS A SI) Sl.B(iEO.S.
Okkice Phone 4). Hefidence
Buy Your Meats From
FRANKLIN k SON
TteJ-Jiilre-TWo - JiareU
0('Tn Market under Academy of
NOUTII Maket In Zennatti block.
YOU A!wtTI u ' yraakUs's
Phone. No. 30.
Bell Top 'Satan.
Headquarter tat the celebrated
Ijtrfreet and Coldest Iieer Vanlt ef any
Solemn in Teias. liny LIU ItELL.
TOP Peer When in Frvan.
MAONOUA rale sod WfcISS BotOed
Parks' Livery Stalk
11 uniTcria ly ncotui-t at tlie
HUNT :-: IIV : IlIcVAX.
(ioini IIor rine Tnrnnnts. C'Hrefnl
Privers and tbe CUsnent Stable in
Th only Experience and Frattlcel Vs-
deriaker sad Funiral Director la the
Knil'sltning s Secillr.
P1IONK4U. J. K. PARKS.
r.ms. B ViiiiTE
Mattings and Coffins.
Jnet rrceive.1 a din li.t of r'tltoi-
tuie 1 f s ! kin. I. which aill
be s ilil very cheap.
The ItVut i;iilrtaKlii;
-i- Sen-ice cliesper than -vt-r U-lor m
Itrysn. lU-no-u ler tin- place. Louis
White's old stand.
TRY THE . . .
TAYLOR tt COX
tST Next door to Carr'a
Only the lct Vine. Ij.jnors and
Cigar In sti k.
New Fixtun-s Polite and ConrUoas
Cboiee Seed Qorn
Thirty dsvs earln-r tbsn our nstiv
Mm. Out of S'i diltorent vrietis
plsntod st the A. A M. College thu corn
ai.KHlMth. It mill mstnre bcf.r tle
drouths set in. Abo
Large Cfrnai Slillrt Sorchnm
fcffd an4 Cholre Stti Oats.
RAVEN'S Koo.1 ded shot f .r Chicken
Choleia. 'Phone M.
C. F. rOOHE.
Dr. i I
1'llYSIClAN AXI) armiEOX.
OtBc at Junra Prut itor. l alla sneered
dajr or night.
FUSE TORNADO AND
YOVR BfaiXESS KOLtnTKD.
rarVpfni.tf TviKWKlTlX.i D.lXK.
FRAM & YORK'S
fine Qandy factory
le a hum rateroH.r an.l hlv ! tl.
v.i ti.Ki i.r...n..i hlimo
..lr..m. llloi;.lrftlvN .. I
W. T. JAMKS J'rop'r.
Elora.l!y eul r1 t..r ervl thr. rn.!k rt..
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