The Bryan Daily Eagle and Pilot (Bryan, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 145, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 23, 1912 Page: 2 of 6
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THE DAfl.Y EAGLE
THURSDAY MAY 23. 1912.
The Picnic Season if here. We have the eatables that appease and de-
light the appetite of the most fastidious. A few of the good things
Chile Con Come
Sliced Dried Beef
Cooked Corn Beef
Red Salmon . '
Beech Nut Jams
Bulk and Package Cakes
Quality Goods Phone 32 and 386
Phone us Your Orders.
Organ flatly agl
AibJIshed Every Day Except Sunday
By THE EAGLE PRINTING CO.
MKMiER of Associated press.
A. J; BUCHANAN..... Editor
M. E. WALLACE Manager
it i DERDEN Solicitor
Entered a second-class matter April
IS 1910 at th ppctofflce at Bryan
rexai under the Act of Marcb 3 1879.
Ratea of 8ubacrlptkn:
One Month I .40
Three Months 140
One Year .' 4.00
advertising ratea on Application.
Subscribers will confer a favor on
the management by telepLonlng the
office promptly when carriers fall to
deliver the paper or when change of
Baltimore and will make It his special
order of business to see that no "W. J.
Bryan psychological moment" arrives
It looks to The Eagle like the gov-
ernor will have to appoint census
enumerators for each county In the
state In order to get all the candidates
for congressman-ai-large so their
names can get on the tickets.
Ex-State Senator McDonald MetKTlfl
um formerly of Grimes county now
of Houston has withdrawn from the
race for congress in the Eighth district.
An exchange heads a news article
"Cheese Ranks High as Food." We
have seen some cheeBe that "ranked"
to high heaven
Thought for today: In all your deal-
ings try to be just and remember that
It is a shining virtue to temper Justice
Roosevelt "came back."' His victory
in Ohio puts President Taft out of the
running. It will be just as Colonel
Roosevelt said there will be no com
promise candidate. Roosevelt will be
the nominee. He is now in the saddle
booted and spurred with teeth agleam
and there Is no earthly force that can
stop him. It must be admitted that
he is a wonder. He can make presi-
dents and unmake them at will. He
can ride down precedents that have
stood since Washington and the peo-
ple applaud. There are no obstacles
to Roosevelt. The life of a rough rider
on the Western plains the charge at
San Juan Hill the slaying of the
fiercest beasts In African Jungles were
to him as but a schoolboy's play. Now
he comes back Into the field of politics
and again asks the highest honor
within the gift of the people. The fed-
eral political machine said no and for
a time it looked as if the machine
would set up a wall that could not be
scaled. But they reckoned without
their host. The whole country fcoth
press and people was fooled. With
lightning-like rapidity his army was
organized and equipped. His field mar-
shals bis generals and captains were
assigned to their duties and the battle
was on. With the fury of the-war-horses
of Job they charged upon the
enemy and trampled them under the
iron hoof. Stronghold after stronghold
gave way fortifications (rumbled
walls were torn down thinner and
thinner became the ranks of the op-
position and now only a faint line can
be seen in the far distance. In Just a
few more days the foaming champing
charger of the Knight of Sagamore
Hill will sweep the lists and not a
lance will be raised aalnst him. j
As an evidence that Old Sol is be-
ginning to crack down watch them
hunt the shady side.
Cut a weed and swat a fly and your
life for that day at least will not have
been in vain.'s
Tom Watson of Georgia former big
hief In the populist party now back
in the democratic fold Is going to
Right-headed men are always good-
hearted. X i
Always meet people with a smile
If It's your treat.
Love recognizes the frigid mitt when
it gets the shake.
Pessimists may be men who are
disappointed in themselves.
If there's a woman in the case the
unexpected Is sure to happen.
Nothing surprises some people more
than the antics of an alarm clock
A man may express opinions in his
wife's presence but what's the use?
The leap year girl who leaps before
she looks is apt to look foolish later.
Occasionally you meet a mail who
actually believes he understands his
It's human nature to want to profit
by the mistakes of others rather than
by our own.
A woman is willing to let a man:
have' the last word if it comes in the
form of an apology.
' A man wants a wife who can bake
bread like his mother; a woman wants
a husband who can make "dough" like
her father. ;
Every time the w'rong young man
calls on a . girl she alw ays says to I
Borne other girl the next day: "I!
thought he never would go home." j
A THOMAS FLYER
in the new black and white
So new they just got their
And when it comes to
wear they've got nine lives.
At $1.00 "purr."
Men are just like Thomas
when they once wear one of
our Eagle Shirts---They'll
always come back for more
"Knox Straws" are hitting
the right places in hats just
Thirteenth Annual Session Closed
with Brilliant Program Before
The thirteenth annual session of
Allen Academy since lts establish-
ment in Byan closed this morning
with a very brilliant program at the
Colonial Theatre.. As Is always the
case with this popular school the
house was crowded with Its friends
and patrons to witness this final chap
ter and to' enjoy the splendid papers
speeches and debates that constitute
the exercises of closing day.
The exercises began promptly at 10
o'clock and the Invocation was given
by Rev. J. R. Finley pastor of the
First Presbyterian church. Prof. R. O.
Allen conducted the exercises and
stated that the subjects for thesis had
been assigned the members of the
graduating class some weeks ago and
that all of them had prepared their
addresses and orations but only four
would be permitted to speak so that
the program would not be too long.
All had done well however and those
who were not to speak Bhould jiot be
at a disadvantage because of that fact
because they were prepared and their
not appearing was only for the reason
The program as rendered was as
Bed Room Suiti
Birds Eye Maple Desks
Wardrobes and etc.
Dixie Mosquito Bars
Porch Rockers and
Best Steel Springs made. Best Refrigerator on
W. To JJAMtS
Bryan Baptist Academy Library Ben-
efit at the Colonial Theatre
This afternoon and tomorrow a com-
mittee of Bryan Baptist Academy stu-
dents will be on the streets selling
tickets to the play to be given at the
Colonial Theatre tomorrow night May
24 for the benefit of their library. A
three-act comedy-drama entitled "Dia-
monds and Hearts" will be presented
by a cast selected from the Philo-
mothesian and Eclectic societies of
the school and the production is un-
der the supervision of Miss Bess
Crouch. The cast Includes - Misses
Anne Lee Ellis Lola Wilson Annie
Belie Batte Maggie Mathls Bess
Crouch Hooker Lindsay Marshall
Bullock Billie Johnson J. T. Lindsay
Alsia Fruger and Roland Noack. The
admission Will be 50 and 25 cents.
Notice is hereby given that bids will
be received for painting roof of county
courthouse. Specifications on file In
county clerks office. All bids must be
filed with county clerk by Tuesday
May 28 1912 at 4 p. m. Right is re-
served to reject any and all bids.
By order of commissioners' court.
W. S. HIGGS
is something more than
the name implies. It's
a handsome little carri-
age. We'll Make this' as-
sertion; if you will in-
vestigate before you buy
you be sure to buy a
Our Prices o Go"
Carts at $3.50 $6.00 $7.50
ml $109 can't be beat
anywher for values. You
can always count on us
The best of their kind
in Porch Swings Setees
Lawn Benches Lawn
Camp Cuts and Steamer
Join the Fly Swat-
ters club a'nd call at oiir
store and let 'us give
you the instrument of
warfare A suuven r
wire fan hits themevery
Invocation: Dr. J. R. Finley.
Paper: "The Amherst Idea" War-
ren N. Yates.
Debate: "Resolved That labor
unions have been beneflical to the
masses." Affirmative Douglass Her-
ring; negative O. O. Gaston.
Speech: "Texas Needs Great Men"
Thomas J. Conway.
Awarding diplomas and other
Below are given the names of the
young men who have composed the
class of 1912 together with the sub-
ject assigned each for his final thesis:
Thomas J. Conway: "Texas Needs
O. O. Gaston: "Labor Unions" con.
W. D. Herring: "Labor Unions"
Edwin G. Jenkins: "A Man and Hb
Mission; or The Inspiring Life of Dr.
( lien fell."
Edgar H. Keltner: "Shall Women
George T. Martin: "Compulsory
Education." ' ' i
Guy L. Martin: "William Jennings
Ernest P. Nitch: "Shall Women
Vote?" con. . .
Jesse C. Smith: "Rural Better
J. Browder Splller: "Who Is a Great
Thomas D. Wilson: "The Public-
Warren N. Yates: "The Amherst
Diplomas were awarded to each ot
the above young gentlemen except
George T. Martin Guy L. Martin
Jesse C. Smith and J. S. Harrison.
These four young men were given
certificates and It was explained that
the reason they did not get their di-
plomas was that during the session
they hadVo do double work having
a lot of junior work to carry with
their senior course and for that rea-
son they bad fallen a fraction short of
the required average for graduation.
The work can be easily made up dur-
ing the summer and as soon as com-
pleted they will be given their di-
Following the presentation of di-
plomas Prof. J. II. Allen also present-
ed the following scholarships and
The University of Texas scholar-
ship the highest honor of the school
was awarded to Thomas J. Conway.
The Southwestern University schol-
arship was awarded to Warren Yates
The senior scholarship medal do
nated annually by Dr. P. M. Raysor
was awarded to Fred Buchanan of
The Junior scholarship medal do-
nated by Mr. John M. Caldwell was
awarded to H. Benson.
The English medal donated by Mrs.
Q. H. Astln. 'was awarded to James.
) The debaters' medal given by the
academy was awarded to O. O. Gaston.
The medal for neatness of person
and room also given by the academy
was awarded to Pedro Smythe.
Prof. R. O. Allen thanked the audi-
ence for their attendance and said
before dismissing them there was one
more7 chapter In the history of Allen
Academy of which he wished to speak.
He referred to the new three-story
brick addition that Is to be erected
this summer and told of the pleasure
It gave the principals that the people
of Bryan through their Interest and
loyalty had made it possible for this
new building to be terected. As he
spoke a large banner was raised from
a table on the stage the lights turned
on and a 'beautifully . modeled brick
structure was revealed. Prof Allen
explained that the model was the work
of Frank Gartner a former student at
the academy and now a member of
one of the strongest firms ot archi-
tects In San Antonio. This design
with others from other architects will
be submitted to the directors for final
In regard to the exercises held to-
day The Eagle wishes to congratulate
the principals and faculty and the
senior class upon the excellence of the
program rendered. It was of a very
high order indeed and would have
been a credit not only to any prepara-
tory school anywher but to most of
the larger colleges. Each young man
on the program acquitted himself
handsomely and in the excellence of
the work reflected great credit on the
Institution they represented.
Allen Academy has long been the
pride of Bryan and with its growth
and expansion as the years go by its
grip upon the people also grows and
this whole section now rejoices In its
prosperity. It Is a school of great
worth of real merit the people are
standing by it and a still greater
future Is In store for It.
The Big Fire
in Houston was caused by defective
wiring. If you expect to build a home
you can not afford to run this risk.
We wire houses and. .buildings accord-
ing to directions of the National Board
of Fire Underwriters. R. E. Cole elec-
trical contractor. Phone 565.
f a StawBuce:v
The" wheels are so true the aaVistaoWaxle nut maljes if ' possible to
keep the perfect'adjustmetit.
ts r. PARKS
PEC l A
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afford to miss this opportunity to buy and buy at such low prices that it makes home-dressmaking an extravagance. See the
big window display it will give you a faint idea of what we are showing on the inside.
- this sale will only last a few days so don't wait buy now . and bay
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Buchanan, A. J. The Bryan Daily Eagle and Pilot (Bryan, Tex.), Vol. 17, No. 145, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 23, 1912, newspaper, May 23, 1912; Bryan, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth324137/m1/2/: accessed March 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .