The Bryan Daily Eagle and Pilot (Bryan, Tex.), Vol. 30, No. 92, Ed. 1 Saturday, April 17, 1915 Page: 2 of 4
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FOUND IN HOLY WRIT.
We are enjoined to "search the
icrlpturea for In them ye think yo
fcave eternal life." In them we also
find food for our every alplrltiiul
reed InHplratlon and hope for our
depressed spirits and balm for every
wound of our hearts. Few more
beautiful tributes to the scriptures
have ever been penned than the fol-
lowing by State Press of the Dallas-
The man who Is familiar with the
rible has a store of knowledge which
smooths many a rough road for him
and palliates a thousand asperities In
the course of his life. The Bible
characters were of a leisurely age.
and out of their leisure they drew and
left to the world an unfailing source
of philosophy. There is a verse of
scripture adapted to practically every
heartbeat. If we are sorrowing there
is Joy for us In the Word. If we arc
aunting ourselves or making broad
our phylacteries there Is warning for
ub In Holy Writ. Within the sacred
book Is exaltation to the highest alti-
tude and humility to the uttermost
depths. There are songs for those
whose hearts overflow with gladness
there Is the mood of the dance and
the sighs of the lovers. The outcries
of the prophet who with uplifted
hands peers Into the mists that veil
the future lends an Incomparable
grandeur to one page and on the next
page Is the sound of the harp and
timbrel and over It all is the glamour
of antiquity the splendor of the
Orient the urgence of the spirit
quickened by Invisible imminences:-'
WILL BAILEY MAKE THE TRY?
They can all speak out In meeting
as often as they like but if Joe Bailey
makes the race for the Senate the
fight will center all upon him. He is
going to be the factor. Temple Mir-
ror. There Is no question but that It
would be Bailey against the Held and
we believe Bailey would win for it Is
acknowledged by nearly everyone
that Texas needs Bailey's services
In the Senate more than Bailey needs
the position. Thousands who never
toted for him before openly declare
their intention of supporting him
should he become a candidate
A most significant admission comes
from Collier's National Weekly a
paper that has for years been one o!
Senator aBlley's most relentless ene-
mies. It says the Senate needs Bailey.
That while It may have opposed him
In the past it realizes now of what
Inestimable value his services were
to the Nation and that conditions de-
mand his return. Bailey is stronger
now than he ever was and If he de-
cides to go to the Senate it will in-
deed be Bailey against the field with
the odds favorable to the ex-Senator.
It has been intimated by some one
that George Kiddle announced for the
Senate In the belief that he Is the
logical man to try conclusions with
Joe Bailey. Waco Times-Herald.
The refusal of the State Supreme
Court to assume functions which are
not vested in it by the constitution
and name two members of the board
tinder the act of the last regular ses-
sion of the Legislature to locate sev-
eral new normal schools In the State
Is held to render the law inoperative.
There has been much rivalry between
different towns In the designated dis-
tricts for the location of these
schools but all to no purpose under
this sudden turn of affairs. It is a
great pity that the Legislature Is un-
able to get aa firm a grasp on its
legitimate functions as the Supreme
Court has. The court was eminently
correct In its action. Houston Post.
The Supreme Court is no doubt
w ell pleased that it can get this "firm
grasp" upon its legitimate functions.
Few people are willing to voluntarily
act as Judge In -a baby show much
less decide between competing towns
for the location of a State normal.
Our creamery la now about ready
for operation opening another splen
did avenue for ready money for our
farmers. The next step la for a can-
nery to take care of all surplus vege-
tables. There la no crop easier grown
than a egetable corp and If our
farmers by means of a cannery could
only find a market for all they could
grow there la nothing they could turn
their attention to that would be more
profitable. The Kagle would like to
aee the Commercial Club take up the
matter of a cannery for Bryan.
The waste of war Is brought home
more forcibly to us when we read the
death list of distinguished personagea
whose Influence and whose powers of
mind are valuable to mankind. In
the lists of the dead recently appear-
ed the name of William Gladstone
grandson of the great liberal states-
man of England of that name.
Colonel George Bailey of the Hous-
ton Post remarking on the qualities
of a Democrat says tho godly Demo
crat gets some vlttles In the pantry
and fetches In a turn of stovewood
before proceeding to the bnllot box.
A man that does that Is good enough
to bo a Democrat even If he were
guilty of affiliating with the defunct
It Ib said the supply of rubber Is
exhausted and falling to meet the de
mands bee nuse of Its enormous use In
the manufacture of automobile tires.
Why not use a lot of old rubber necks
that Infest every town for unto tires?
It would be their first real service
and they would be absolutely punc
We showed them a good time. They
appreciated It and said they hoped
to be our guests again. We hope so
too and when they come they'll find
the same royal welcome awaiting
The reporter who mentioned Boil-
ing Arthur Johnson as "Roland It.
Johnson" would probably speak of
President Wilson as "Pedro Wllklns"
if occasion should arise for him to
mention the President In his report.
Dr. William States Jacobs the elo
epient Presbyterian divine of Hous-
ton has declined the call to Atlanta
and will remain In Houston. All
Texas will rejoice In his decision.
Texas needs Dr. Jacobs.
The war has refreshed our minds
on geography and placed Newport
News on the map.
The Galveston News says patriot-
Ism that will endure hunger is rarer
than that which faces a machine gun.
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1700 Benjamin Frankin died in
Philadelphia. Born in Boston
January 17 170"..
lS.'fi Quebec was made the seat of
government of upper and lower
1S7S Fifteen thousand cotton . mill
operatives in Lancanshlre went
101 1 An attempt was made to as-
sassinate John Puroy Mitchel
mayor of New York City by
Michael P. Mahoney.
MRS. ROOSEVELT BETTER.
By .Hnriat.i l 'ic
New York April 17. Mrs. Theo-
dore Roosevelt who underwent an
operation Thursrday In Roosevelt
Hospital was said Friday to he doing
as well as could be expected. The
nature of the operation has not been
And many a mushroom Is a toad-
stool In disguise.
Too many of the things we wait for
are not worth the delay.
To get a run for your money chase
a street car.
The fire of genius Is lucky when It
can keep the pot boiling.
Philosophers are men who Imagine
they are In the foolproof class.
If some people knew how little they
know they would probably talk less.
Some men are as proud of their
ancestors as a self-made man is of
It's easier for some men to get out
of debt than It Is for most others to
After doing the hostess stunt at a
reception a woman takes off her smile
A woman considers a hat becoming
If it makes her look only a few days
older than she says she is.
Did you ever hear of a girl who had
so many offers of marriage that Bhe
had to use printed rejection slips?
Short ladles should avoid much
trimming on their skirts says a
fashion writer. Yes and so should
long ladles if their husbands are
"CONVERSION" THE SUBJECT.
At the night service tomorrow the
pastor of the First Baptist Church
will preach on "Conversion" and
Rev. Aimer Kelly of Houston will tell
of his conversion.
OwrnfLl llrt bcWtoct a
Checks and plaids in
Hart Schaf f ncr & Marx new
Varsity Fifty Five
Glen Urquhnrt plaids tartan plaids
shepherd check club checks; these
are some of the attractions we offer
in this line of fine clothing to the
men of this community.
Foreign weaves American weaves;
all-wool always; tho finest tailoriiiR
known. See what $-0 will do for you
A. M. Waldrop & Co.
The Store for Values in Men's Wear
This has been a gala week In
Bryan a'td many beautiful social
courtesies have been extended the.
visiting club women. Pleasant din-
ner parties with old time friends
gathered around the table spendin
happy moments In sweet reminis-
cences were occasion! by the pres-
Mice of visiting friends.
The weather was perfect not a
cloud to mar the Morions upring sun-
light. The dowers bloomed with de-
termination to ail I their bright beamy
and fragranic to the days and tin-
spring birds sang sweetly throughout
the iliiy and far into the night a hymn
of ringing welcome.
The memory of the recent Fourth
Distric t meeting is one of pleasire
and harmonious co-operation. From
the first tap of the gavel calling the
splendid assembly to order until final
adjournment every phase of the work
was most pleasant and satisfactory.
Bryan people are unanimous In
their appreciation of the club
women's convention in Bryan. Cine
business man said "Let us have Just
such a gathering of Intellect and
beauty in our city every year. It is
Mrs. A. M. Waldrop chairman of
transportation Is anxious that every-
body who furnished automobiles of
the club women's drive to Collegn
he publicly thanked for their kind-
ness. The society column would be In-
complete without mention of the
name of our distinguished towns-
woman Mrs. W. S. Wilson who was
unanimously elected first vice presi-
dent of the Fourth District. Texas
Federated Women's Clubs. No more
capable and charming woman could
have been found for this honored
position and Mrs. Wilson la receiv-
ing congratulations upon her honor
from a host of loving friends.
Woman's Club Hostess
The elegant reception given by the
Woman's Club of this city at the
Klks' club rooms on Thursday even-
ing honoring the visiting club
women was by far the most brilliant
social event of the season. The gra-
clousness of the Bryan Klks In ten-
dering their handsome club rooms
for this notable affair was thoroughly
appreciated by the Woman's Club
the members of which were the do
llghtful hostesses of tho evening.
Amid the gorgeous furnishings Just
enough floral adornment wa placed
for good effect. Kxqnlsile Klllarney
roses and brilliant carnations were
the chosen (lowers.
The Young Ladles' Reading Club
and the Bachelor (lirls' Club received
the many guests In the club parlors
while the official receiving line
whic h Included many of the most dis-
tinguished guests was formed In the
spacious ball room.
The flower bedecked punch tables
were arranged in the corners of the
big ball room nud during the entire
evening (ho delbicius beverage and
sandwiches were served by Misses
Bess lllnes l.onlse ('line Vivian
Howell Martha Rivers Allen. Katli-
erlne Sims. Juliet Castles and Mar-
At ! : :: o'clock the grand march
was formed. Mrs. II. B. Fall of Hous-
ton Stale president with President
Blzzell of A. & M. College lending. A
stringed orchestra played inspiring
music for the dances and the hours
were "wee" when the last notes of
music died away.
The crowd was the largest ever
seen at a social gathering in this city
and tho brilliant success of the af-
fair was most gratifying to all.
U. D. C. Reception
The local chapter of the Vnlted
Daughters of tho Confederacy gave
an informnl reception to the visiting
Daughters of the Confederacy and tl.e
members of the Woman's Club at
Carnegie Library on Friday.
A pleasant feature of the hour was
the presence of so many ladles who
once mndo Bryan their home and
who on this occasion were enjoying
8 loving reunion after so may years.
Among those who spoke of their for-
mer residence In Bryan recalling
pleasant memories and associations
were Mrs. Ida Shcpard of Beaumont
Mrs. 11. M. Garwood of Houston and
Mrs. W. M. Foster of Waco. Other
delightful toasts were given around
the punch bowl by Miss West of
Waco the newly elected district
president: Mrs. Mary Hunt Affleck
of Brenham and Mrs. W. O. Love of
Houston. Mrs. March Culmore of
Houston In her charming way de
lighted the audience with a reading
In negro dialect.
It was altogether one of the thor-
oughly delightful hours of the recent
Campus Ladies' Reception
The reception and tea given by the
college campus ladles honoring the
club women of the Fourth District
meeting was an elegant and brilliant
affair. The auditorium of the Y. M.
C. A. building was indeed an Ideal
setting for the assembling of
charming dub women from the forty-
threo towns of the Fourth District
and the large crowd of elegantly
gowned women mingling in social
chat while the stralna of the college
orchestra played exquisite airs made
an Inspiring occasion Indeed. Around
the spacious room the college ladles
formed In receiving line to greet the
visitors who came to the building
Immediately after witnessing grand
dress parade on the drill grounds.
The refreshment plate was notably
attractive consisting of block ice
cream in white with a Texas star of
pink In the center aerved with angel
food cake. The favora were brilliant
red carnations. The visitors were
charmed and delighted not only by
this social courtesy and the pleasure
of meeting the campus ladles but
also with the opportunity of seeing
the magnificent buildings and grounds
and the splendid student body of the
Agricultural and Mechanical College
On Thursday at 3 p. m. In the
pretty home parlors at the residence
of the bride's mother Mrsr. R. L.
Weddlngton Miss Decl Weddington
and Mr. It. L. Ilearn were united In
marriage Rev. Charlton II. Storey
pastor of the First Presbyterian
Church officiating. The time honored
ring service was used and the words
of tho minister were most Impressive
as ho pronounced the sacred ordi-
nance that bound forever tho lives
and hearts of the happy young couple'.
Immediately lifter the ceremony
Mr. and Mrs. Ileum left for Houston
nnd San Antonio. I'pou their return
they will make their homo In this
city. The bride wore an excpilslte
suit of Belgian blue cloth unci carried
Both (he bride and groom are popu-
lar society young people of Bryan
anil n host of loving mid admiring
friends extend to tliem good wishes
Slnco childhood Decl as her many
friends call her. has been the center
of a loving circ le of true unci devoted
friends w ho liavo watched with proud
pleasure her development from win-
some childhood Into charming and
accomplished womanhood and their
very best wishes attend her now as
she enters Into tho new life before;
The groom Is one of Bryan's most
prominent snd trustworthy young
business men. lie lias lived here for
tho past eight years and has n re-
sponsible position with the O. S.
Parker Lumber Company.
The Kagle Joins beartllv with the
many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Ileum
In wishing for them a long bright
and happy life of Joyouusuess and
Auto Trip and Barbecue-
One of the most pleasant social
courtesies connected with the recent
convention of women's clubs was that
tendered by Senator J. 11. Astln.tn n
party of bis friends on Friday after-
noon. They were given an automo-
bile ride to his plantation near Mum-
ford and when they arrived a splen-
did barbecuc"dlnner was waiting for
them having been prepared in ad-
vance. The ladies were delighted
with this special courtesy shown
them. The personnel of the parly
was as follows: Mrs. It. M. Hall.
Houston: Mrs. Mabel F. Smith. Hous-
ton; Mrs. Watts Brown Navasota;
Miss Bertie Wright. Waco; Senator
J. it. Asllu.
PICNIC AT FEEDING
AND BREEDING STATION
Girls' Canning Clubs snd Boys' Corn
Clubs Will Be Entertained.
The most important picnic- of the
whole season will be held at the feed-
ing and breeding station at the A.
M. College Wednesday. April 21. All
the canning club girls and com club
boys together with their parents and
all others who wish to come will he
there. Besides taking In all to be
n.mii-in ii-ii-ii-ii- - -- -- -
Sprlr.g Cleaning and Renovating Will Suggest the Necessity of a Little
FOR THE HOME OR OFFICE
We Have a Happy Selection In All Lines That Can be Bought
Reasonable. Drop In to See L's.
SUITS AND PANTS
For your boys now in stock. We are showing
the newest patterns combined with
high-grade workmanship at
prices most reasonable
$5 $5.50 and $6.
Sail 1 Wilson & Co.
SATURDAY APRIL 17. 1915.
seen and learned at the station there-
will be a nice program of short
speeches. Dr. Bradford Knapp of
Washington who Is at the head of
the demonstration work for the whole
United States; Colonel Clarence Ous-
ley director of th extension work
In Texas; T. O. Walton district agent
for the southeastern district In the
demonstration work besides two or
three very prominent ladles will de-
liver short addresses. Everything
will be done that can be done to
make this ope or the most pleasant aa
well as the most profitable dayi ever
spent in the county Everybody la
Invited to come and help us make this
a great day. Everyone Is asked to
bring their lunch with them. We will
bavo a regular picnic dinner by
everybody spreading their dinner to-
gether. A. W. BUCHANAN
MARY LOCK 12
Agents In the Work for Braios
MAIN STREET RUNAWAY.
A team of mules attached to a
heavily loaded corn wagon and driver
by Kd Williams colored from C. L.
Kdon'a farm In the Harvey communi-
ty ran away on Main street this af-
ternoon. When the team dashed the
driver fell from his seat to the pave-
ment and the wagon passed over bis
legs. Ho was attended at once by
Dr. Hunnleutt and his Injuries were
found to be but slight. The mules
wero slopped In front of tho Mencllo-
vltr department store where nil Iron
post supporting the awning was
knocked out nnd n largo amount of
tho corn thrown out on tho sidewalk.
ROAD BONDS PERFECTED.
Tim commissioners' court wlil'h
has been in session this week ad-
Jorned today. Judge Maloney reports
all matters concerning the bond Issue
nre ready for the approval of tho At-
County court ronveiies next week.
WISE AND OTHERWISE.
Wisdom proldes things necessary
Life Is short yet sweet. Euripides.
"It's no wonder .llggs' finances are
In bad shape."
"What's the trouble?"
"Why his wife doesn't think any-
thing of ordering two or three loaves
of bread." Buffalo Kx press.
Friends I have made whom envy
But not one fou whom I would wish
a friend. Churchill.
Heaven means to be otiu with Cod.
"What are the two sexes Alec?"
asked the teacher.
"Masculine unci feline." answered
Alec Woman's Home Companion.
Principal objects of charity discov-
ered by the organized societies ap-
pear to have been the officers of the
concerns and Judging from the sal-
aries they drew down their necessi-
ties must have been pitiable. Newr
York Evening Telegram.
"I'm saddest when I sing."
"You're a durn fool to sing then."
Keep what goods the gods provldu
William Pop. what's a paradox?
Father A paradox my son. Is a
woman who wears silk stockings and
trie s to keep It n sec ret.-Puck.
Kditor Will F. Bookman. Dr. F.lle
Jones and Judge Kd S. McCarver of
Texas lily arrived In Itrynn this af-
ternoon by automobile. They are
making a tour -through the State.
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