Bryan Morning Eagle (Bryan, Tex.), Vol. THIRTEENTH YEAR, No. 136, Ed. 1 Friday, May 15, 1908 Page: 4 of 5
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SCHLOSS BROS. A CO.
Fin Clothe Hikm
Baltimore and Naw York
THE POPULAR SHADES IN
MEN'S FINE CLOTHES
$3.00 to $6.00
SAVED ON EACH SUIT
ON SALE NOW
TWENTY PER CENT DISCOUNT
ON ALL CLOTHING
Company Fail With Tremen-
ITS INABILITY TO REALIZE
It the Reason Given by that Reserve
Trust Company of Cleveland For Mak-
ing an Assignment hut Expecting to
Settle Eventually In Full
Cleveland. O. May 14. The Reserve
Trust company has made an assign-
ment to the Superior Savings and
Trust company. Liabilities are about
2700O00. lanbllity to realize on out-
standing loans Is said to have precip-
itated the failure. Officers of the com-
pany say that tho depositors will be
paid in full.
The capital and surplus of the com-
pany are $.100000. Adam Graham Is
president and William N. Perry sec-
retary and treasurer. Th latter was
formerly a director In tje Ohio Trust
company of Norwalk 0. which closed
Its doors In January last.
ONE OF HEAVIEST.
Storm Lasted Over Three Hours and
Much Rain Descended.
Palestine Tex. May 14. This city
and county were visited by one of the
heaviest storm late Wednesday after-
noon and night which lasted over three
hours. Over four inches of rain fell
and much damage was done. Roth of
the waterworks dams were washed
away and the city Is practically with-
out water and fire protection.
The home of George Wallace near
this city was struck by lightning al-
though no one was injured as the
house was empty at the time.
It is believed that considerable dam-
age has been done to the fruit crops
and the tobacco crops.
All trains on the International and
Great Northern railway have been dis-
continued on account of washouts and
no passenger trains were run Wednes-
Much damage to the saltworks near
here was also done.
STANDARD HOSE THREAD.
The Texas Firemen's Association De-
nounces Anti-Pass Law.
Waco May 14. The Texas Volun-
teer Firemen's association went on
record as favoring a law making it pos-
sible to have a standard hose thread
so all companies will be equipped alike
In this respect.
Papers presented on fire drills and
escapes In schools . strongly stressed
A resolution was also adopted de-
nouncing the antt-pass law enacted by
the state legislature In so far as ap-
plicable to volunteer firemen of Tex-
as. A committee will seek Its repeal
before the next legislature.
NEARLY DEPLETED STOCK.
Thieves Enter Store and Steal Sixteen
Thousand Postal Cards.
Houston May 14. Thieves suppos-
edly juveniles broke into the new
store of Spence & Trotter on Congress
avenue and stole 16ooo picture postal
cards worth over $100. The propri-
etors had just entered business and
lost almost their entire stock.
Crownsheet Blows Out.
Galveston May 14. A locomotive
of a Trinity and Brazos Valley railway
freight train was badly wrecked anil
two men scalded at Virginia Point
while the train was approaching bay
bridge. Head Brakeman J. Matthews
was scalded on the head by escaping
steam. K. C. Lucas the engineer was
burned about the body and hands. Both
were taken to the hospital. They will
recover. The accident was caused by
the crownsheet blowing out.
Increases In Detail
Paris Tex. May 14. The damage
by the storm In this county ami nearby
towns Increases In details. One fam-
ily is destitute at Ben Franklin. The
loss will reach $20ono. Railway traf-
fic Is improving. Red river rapidly
Gulf Coast Odd Fellows.
Galveston May 14. Gulf Coast Odd
Fellows' association held an Interest-
ng two days' session here.
French and Spanish Soldiers Engaged
In an Encounter.
Casa Rlancn May 14. There was an
encounter between some French nd
Spnnlsh troops quartered here. The
Spaniards fired first. It is alleged and
the French zouaves replied. One Span-
lard was killed and another wounded
while the French had two men wound-
ed. At the conclusion of the Incident
Colonel Desmoutlers assumed com-
mand over the area reserved under
the policing agreement with Spain.
Noted Pianist Dying.
New York May 14. Miss Jesse
Shay the well known pianist who
toured this country with .Tan Kubelik
tho Bohemian violinist as piano so-
loist. Is reported in a dying condition
at the Presbyterian hospital where
she was operated upon May 5. At tho
hospital it Is stated no hope is en-
tertained for her recovery.
White Sold to Shreveport.
Montgomery Ala. May 14. Man-
ager Tom Fisher of the Mobile base-
ball club announces the sale of Catch-
er Foley White to the Shreveport club
of the Texas leauue. Massing will be
retained and Torrey and Noblrtt
placed elsewhere thonsh just whore Is
VILLAGE WIPED OUT.
Five Dead and Thirty-One Hurt
Taken to Shreveport.
Shreveport May 14. The relief
train which was sent to Gilliam i-
turned bearing1 five dead bodies aid
thirty-one injured victims of the tor-
nado which passed over the northern
portion of this parish Wednesday.
Among the dead are Mrs. John Gard-
ner Mrs. Henry Godfrey John Simp-
son and eight negroes but search for
victims In the debris left by the tor-
nado may reveal others and It Is be-
lieved that the total will reach twenty-five
dead and 100 Injured.
The entire village of Gilliam was
wiped out while much damage was
done at Oil City Belcher and Black
Another train hearing supplies med-
icine and physicians and newspaper
reperesentatlves was sent to the neigh-
borhood devastated by the storm over
tho Texas and Pacific railway.
POWER TO SUE.
Board of Education la the Proper Au-
thority to Institute Action.
Austin May 14. It has been dis-
closed that Governor Campbell has no
authority to authorize the attorney
general to lnstitue suit for cancellation
of contracts made by the textbook
board with the book publishers. The
contract entered Into between the text-
book board and book publishers spe-
cifically provides that in the event a
contract is secured through fraud or
collusion by either party steps may
be taken for the cancellation of such
contract "at the direction of the gov-
ernor and the state board of educa-
tion." Consequently It will be seen that
not the governor nor textbook honrd.
but the sttae board of education hr.
power to order stilts filed for cancel-
lation of any contracts.
A severe hall and rainstorm pre-
vailed in this section of the state
Wednesday night doing some damage
Senator Willacy Has Opened Them at
the State Capital.
Austin May 14. State Senator Wil-
lacy of Nueces county has arrived
and opened up headquarters for the
anti-prohibition movement. He will
be located here permanently or at
least until the close of the anti-prohibition
campaign. The antla will be
active from now on and headquarters
here under Senator Willacy's man-
agement expect to do some very hard
H. &. T. C. R. R.
Tickets on sale June 6th. 7th and 8. limit
June !Oth IWH. Ten days stopover at
New Orleans permitted.
For further information write to
Traffic Manager Gen. Pass. Agent
When you need any drug
store goods toilet articles
drugs or emergency goods
just send your order by mail or
We select for you with ex-
treme care send the goods at
once and guarantee you the
same satisfaction as if you called
in person. We never disappoint
you in goods service or prices.
N. J EM ETTA
FIRST CLASS BOOT AND SHOE
Look for the Red Boot sign next to James & Nann
We can sell them if priced right
3end description to
WILSON & ERSKINE
3 22 Wellborn Texas.
Surveyor and Abstractor. Office In front of the
Court House. Bryan Texas.
JAMES & NUNN
Offer the public a Complete Slock
uf eveiything In the lines ol
Furniture and Undertakers' Goods
Prices are moderate and service . i
prompt and efficient.
JAMES & NUNN
Better Than Ever !
Thai Is the verdict or thoe who have been buying our
Mean and Market Products lor years past. We are selling
over the counter at our two markets the Hesl Meats thai
can be obtained (mm selected cattle. Wt have everything
seasonable and the largest Hetilgeiator accommodations.
Upper Market Phone 30
Lower Market Phone 326
S. H. FRANKLIN
1873 Thirty-Five Years' Reputation 1908
Stands as a Guarantee of the Quality
of all Liquors sold by
o experience during tth'th a careful jelectionof the best brands has been made
enables me to offer my patrons a choice assortment of
Whiskies Brandies Wines Etc.
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Tornado Insurance $
Don't wait until a black cloud appears or the winds begin to blow
before you lake out Tornado Insurance. This Is the season of storms; i
secure Insurance while the time Is ripe. The rat Is so cheap you'll '
never miss the money. Push the button and I II do the balance. All
classes of property Insuied.
GEO. A. ADAMS
Fire Accident Live Slock Burglary Life. Bonds Plate Glass Insurance
Phones 265 and 151.
Agent for the OLIVER TYPEWRITER The best yet.
Nice Juicy Steaks and Roasts
Are the basis of a good meal and make It worth while to put one's feet under
the table. We .have them as well as everything etui
that's good In the Meat Market line.
We Invite Your Patronage
With the assurance that for quality of meats and courteous anp prompt service
all the year round we are unexcelled.
iggs' Market p85e
Insure in the SOUTHWESTERN LIFE INSURANCE CO. Dallas Tex
Why? Because it is a Texas company has ample capital and Surplus and
will keep Texas money in Texas. Joe U. Reed will explain the different
plans and rates and can also write Accident and Sick. Benefit Insurance in
best companies and give you just what you want and you will know what
you are getting. Every man and woman under 50 in good health should join
FRIEND IN NEED SOCIETY.
Many are now enjoying the benefits of Life Insurance that would not
if not for my efforts. JOE B. REED.
Our City Trade is Growing.
Are you among our Customers?
We sell Groceries for less.
SANDERS BROS. Phone 104
Our facilities for serving Cold Drinks cannot be
surpassed. Our materials are the finest that we can
buy. We are liberal in' the use of them and our list of
beverages is up-to-the-minute. We assure you that
your call to see us will be a pleasant one.
Holmes & Parker
JNO. C. VICK feSn
The reason home ground meal Is giving such satisfaction to all who have tried It Is corn Is classified
Into four reductions via: Corn starch corn flour bolted meal and bran. Corn starch and corn flour
is the nutritious part of the grain which Is extracted. Bolted meal Is the flint fpart. Home ground mea
you get it all and get It fresh. We make our own chops from best shelled corn In car lots. The
advantage In freshness and purity Is obvious without further comment.
Bring your corn and have It ground Into chops or meal and lei me sell you feed stuff.
Store Phone 376 Mill Phone 371
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Flower and Garden Seed'
In Packages and Bulk
Haswell's Book Store
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