Daily Bulletin. (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 143, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 1, 1909 Page: 2 of 8
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officerIs:""; We are up with the times
in good safe banking--banking that does our customers good.
Don't Be a knocker--be up and doing. .
You live in the best country on earth and should do something and be somebody.
Get into the game open an account with us -we can and will do you good. r
We have money to loan on approved security. f - "
We need you in our business
You need us in your business.
T. C. YANTIS President
J. G. WEAKLY 1st Vice-President
J . A. WALKER. 2d Vice-President
MILLARD HOMINES Cashier
Wm. B. CROSS Assitant Cashier
A. P. FORD Assistant Cashier
Two neat 5-robrn residences
on Austin? Avenue
Hidd & Bell
A Study In Anatomy.
Tho brain Is the headquarters of the
nervous system and contains the cen-
They Are Not the Most Terrible of the tral offices of the Anatomical Tele-
World's Catastrophes. phone company.
It Is the ceneral opinion that earth- When the suburban nerve center
quakes constitute the most terrible of says "Hello central" tho brain either
the -world's catastrophes both ns re- replies "What number?" or "Busy" or
"Out of order" as the case may be.
Sometimes the wires are crossed and
the company falls to declare .any divi-
dends thus placing tho entire brain In
the hands of a' receiver.
From the brain issues the spine
Which Is sometimes useful in matrimo-
ny although rarely strong enough In
man for practical purposes and con
stantly growing weaker the longer he
WINCHELL. relatives Sim returned Sunday nlg
The men of our community met Sat-; and iIrs- Lacy returned Monday nl;
gards loss f- life and destruction of
This however Is not so.
The convulsion in southern Italy
killed not less than 200000 .people and
in this respect it Is. easily the most
dreadful occurrence of Its kind. The
historic Lisbon earthquake which
ranks next below it in regard to the
number of fatalities caused 00000
deaths in that one city alone and about"' is married.
Land and Insurance
The Daily Bulletin.
HAYES I'll XTIXG CC Props.
""WILL II. 3IAYES Managing Editor.
. A. T13XELL City Editor.
"H. F. MAYES Business Manager.
I. C SEITZ Daily Circulator.
W. R. BCLA Foreman Mccli. Dept.
an equal number elsewhere. The South
American one of 18G7 was responsible
for 30000. That which destroyed Alep-
po in 1S22 slew 20000. These arc tho
four worst earthquakes concerning
which anything like reliable statlstico
are obtainable and the total combined
loss of life it will be observed did not
at any rate exceed 3o0000.
But when the Yellow river burst its
banks in September 18S7 more than
7000000 people were drowned in the
resultant great flood which covered to
an average depth of six feet a popu-
lous Chinese province the size of Scot-
land. Thus in this one catastrophe
more lives were lost than in all the
earthquakes recorded irf the world's
Then again there is pestilence. The
black death killed in China where It
broke out 13000000 people in the rest '
of Asia 24.000000 and 30000000 In
On top of tho head the hair grows
or Is supposed to. In some cases how-
ever it falls to grow despite the most
In ladles there are .two kinds of hair
viz the Imported and domestic. In
gentlemen also two kinds namely
permanent and transient. The perma-
nent Is seen In wild men the transient
in civilized men when young.
At one time all the hairs were care-
fully numbered but the practice has
been discontinued owing to great pres-
sure of other matters. LIppincott's.
urday and elected new school trustees
also voted for an independent school
district and now we are to have that
long-desired and much needed new
school house some time in the near
Heygood Ashbura was over Ire
Brownwood Sunday spending the
with relatives and friends.
The Baptist rvlvnl meeting it
gress at this time is being well'i
future and I am very glad of it for If: tended DOth day and night Rev'
will add so much to our town. There
are about 130 pupils enrolled and we
cannot do with two teachers and ' a
two-room school another year. There.
from Wills Point Is assist-3g ii
meeting and is a man of force ai
perience and a pleasant sperke
W. C. Toler Is moving his far
are only four more weeks of school left Ballinger where he expects to
and Miss Cravens and Miss Mclnnis
are drilling their pupils for a nice en
tertainment at the end of school.
Mr. Chas. Wilson Is having a nice j bought Jim McCuiley's interest infi
five-room house erected on his farm j mercantile business and Jim wi
Bro. Preddv has a nice new barn into tne siock Dusmess ana mo
sociated with J. T. Browning
ginning business this year.
Douglas Baker & Johnson
The Father Pipefish.
"The best of fathers Is the pipefish"
said an angler. "He hatches the little
pipefish and after they are hatched
he carries them about with him till
they can take care of themselves.
"This fish has under his tall a sac.
In It he bears the pipefish spawn.
Europe or 67000000 In all. In India Thus the spawn hatch In perfect
Or there are famines which run
plagues a close second.' The one-that
raged In Bombay and Madras In 1S77.
for example slew n.000000 people
and that which prevailed In northern
China In the same yenr and which
was due to the same cllniatic causes
cost 9.500.000 lives.
structive fire yesterday iosing 1 thoV "strike the Imagination as being
her and sheads to the amount of forty nt tUe tItne thev cur are mere flea
thousand dollars with about half that l.jtps when compared with these other
alone and that within the past twelve i safety. They are not decimated like
a - -I . - - - -
years the uuuonic piague nas siuiu the other hsh spawn lying unprotected
over 0.000.000 of our fellow subjects. 0n the bottom of the sea by every
and the epidemic still rages. hungry passerby. No; they all hatch i brother Geo. Hood and familv.
Miss Vice who has been attending
school at Denton returned to her home
Monday to attend the bedside of her
sister Mena who was badly hurt last
week from a fall down a coal shaft
caused by the breaking of a rope Just
as a crowd of young people who had
been down In the mine reached the top
of the shaft.
Mrs. Jennie Mathews of Angelo is
here for a visit to her relatives Mr.
and Mrs. A. L. Mathews and Mr. and
Mrs. C. L. Nelson.
Mrs. E. J. Hamilton of Angelo who
is on her way to Lampasas to visit her
daughter Mrs. Biggs stopped off for
a few days' visit with old. friends at
Little Winnie McAuiay has been
quite sick this week with croup.
Mr. and Mrs. Donaldson of Coman-
che are visiting Mrs. Donaldson's
a farm recently purchased bM
Culley brothers near town
Go to Brownwood Optical Co.
con thorn mnkinc classes hornet
new for BrovrnwooiL
Entered at the Brownwood Postoffice
as Second Class Mail Matter.
Subscription Per Moutk.
THURSDAY APRIL I IJM)!).
amount of insurance.
The Levenworth. Kan. prison con-
taining hundreds of prisoners caught
fire yesterday and the blacksmith
shops the clothing department tailor
shops and machine shops were de-
stroyed. The main building was save-
ed. Guards surrounded the fire while
the prisoners were moved to tempo-
manifestations of nature's power
kill. Pearson's Weekly.
every one ot them. Donaldson says It is so dry out there
As soon as they hatch the father flshjthat armers can not do anything to-
eplits or nature splits for him the ward makl
sac and all the little fish drop out Into ! .
the sea. but they cling to papa. Wher-I Bro' Jones came over from Mburn
ever he goes like a gray cloud those Sunday and delivered a very Interest-
thousands of tiny sons and daughters ! Ins sermon to the people of WInchell
i surround him and on the approach of Sunday morning and another one Sun-
danger they pop back again Into the day night..
sac Just ns baby kangaroos pop into
tlm sac. or marsupial pouch of their
"The male pipefish Is in fact the
female kangaroo of the sea."
A Terrible' Loss.
As is the case with all occurrences
where tragedy is uppermost the col-
lision between the Republic and the
Florida brought out some amusing In-
cidents. Here is one:
When the Republic passengers were
taken on board the Baltic many of
them had saved practically none of
their belongings. One lady arrayed
It is generally conceded that Presl-f1" nlghtKown and fur coat all she J
win... r n . ..': i had brought with her from the sinking:
ship climbed over the side of th Pal
OX THE WING.
but we are needing rain very
Indeed. About Blanket the Ji
was wet about three inch"" j
w npar i aixiui rumen. x lu
Gnma Vi i vo TlnnfoH rnm ntbfra
community there was not more
thoir Innrt pnrlv and nt
ed in the sandy land have their
up and it is still alive. BHIIe
has about two-thirds or half a
. A. .
still moisture near the surface.
Rnvn's Chanel last Sunday at 11
at the same place.
.Mrs. w. rt. urocKetc nas t
Wills and Edmund Kean.
Irving used to tell with dramatic ef-
fect a story about W. G. Wills the
dramatist who among other services show in town one night this week.
wrote for him the play "Cnarlcs I."
When Wills wa3 n lxy ten years old
he was taken to see Edmund Kean
piny Macbeth. In the murder scene
he was so affected by the realistic
power of the actor that seized with a
Mr. and Mrs. McKever will leave In news that her father. Dr. A. S. A'
a few days for Brownwood where they Iace. Is seriously ill at his ho;
will make tjielr future home. Plainview N. M.
Mrs. Ellis Blacklock has returned Everything Is on a religious boom
home after a ten days' visit to her Blanket. The Sunday School t
parents Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Cathy of League and the church services aj
Sherwood Texas. well attended and all growing in ij
There is to be a moving picture terest. The services of the Baptfj
and Presbyterian churches are alsj
Mr. Bud Rice shipped a car load of well attended. The young men's
cattle one day this -week. boys' prayer meeting every FrV;
CITY iNCONCEMTS !
FOR CITY MARSHAL:
George W. Wilson.
J. 3L Perry.
FOR ASSESSOR AND COLLECTOR.
FOR GITY ATTORNEY
. J. Miller.
Paul Harrell. '
FOR CITY TREASURER
L. E. Walker.
f "OR CITY ENGINEER:
Hal B. Hardeman.
FOR ALDERMAN WARD TWO:
L. A. Armstrong.
FOR ALDERMAN WARD -THREE:
W. D. McChrlsty.
OR ALDERMAN WARD ONE:
yrus A. Tunnell.
dent Elliott of. Harvard University has
been tendered the ambassadorship to
Great Brltan. Dr. Elliot has been at
the head of the university for forty
wars and It is thought that his re-' Ing ennght that lady's eye:
tirement was due to the fact that the; "Lost.-Ono guld button
ambassadorship would ha tendered P'ea.se return to -
him. The rumor Is due to a visit of
l)r. Elliott to the White House by in-
vitation of President Tjift '
severe attack of nausea ho hurried
; from the box. Ten years later he was
lunching nt a chop house In Fleet
tic. and spied a sort of bulletin board J street when a man entered sat down
on which notices of Interest to the at a table near him and ordered a
passengers were posted. The follow-1 meal. He was a perfect stranger to
Wills who after a few minutes' pro-
might is a great Inspiration to t
jtown being composed of membll
from the Methodist Baptist and Pre
byterian churches. Six out of thirl
.Mrs. J. F. Day and son Tommle of or more members have acknowledge
Brownwood came in Saturday morning
and spent over Sunday with her moth-
er Mrs. J. R. Bettis.
a call to the ministry. Blanket is noj
called "the religious town."
A letter from Willie Crocket
Hj-Jtojpn Crawford Ji
At GainsvIUe Arthur Beard was rid-
ing at a rapid speed across a bridge
when his horse stumbled and fell both
horse and rider goli-.g into the creek
several feet below. The horse's neck
was broken and the rider Considerably
bruised. Two farmers were follow-
ing close behind in a wagon and when
their team saw both rider and horse
struggling in the water below be-
came frightened and ran away de-
molishing tlie wagon and seriously in-
juring both fanners.
The possessor of one nightgown and
one fur coat looked long and- solemnly
at that notice.
"Lost one gold button" she mur-
mured 1 dreamily. "Think of it one
Then she went Into hysterics. New
Baseball Daniel Baker vs. Howard
Payne tomorrow afternoon- at 4:1" at
Daniel Baker Park.
OF THE DAY.
.ir. r - I
Jrtm . oliVi'. 8 ue&u ai ner
that he has
mill two miles
Texas suffered a de-
BALL GAME FOR TOMORROW
IS CKEAf I.VG -INTEREST
The match game of base ball be-
tween Daniel Baker andt Howard
Payne colleges to be played tomor-
row afternoon is creating a lively In-
terest between the rooters for the two
colleges. Some predict that It will be
the warmest game that has been play-
ed on the local diamond. The rivalry
between the colleges is very propounc-
ed and both teams will make a su-
preme effort to win Daniel Baker
lost the first game of the season to
Howard Payne but the boys say that
thejt will even up matters tomorrow
The Carnegie library nt Bellinger
will be ready for use on or about July
1st Miss Emma Bennett-Has been
chosen librarian. .
The Eagle Dam.
The dam of. the Itlo Grande oppo-
site Eagle N. M Is to be one of the
largest Ip the world and It Is Intend-
ed to end the ancient war between old
.Mexico New Mexico and Texas says
Roy Crnndall In the Van Norden Mag-
azine. It will form a lake forty-five
miles in length 200 feet deep with n
capacity .great enough to flood 2000.-
000 acres to the uniform depth of one
foot. The dam which Is destined to
work this wonder will be a mountain
of concrete the estimates now being
figured calling for 410000 cubic feet
of that material. The vast retaining
bank will be 2G5 feet high 180 feet
thick nt the base 20 feet thick on
top while the length of the crest will
be 11G0 feet. It will cost $8000000.
that he Is highly pleased
Miss Emma Royal came In Satur-: i w . . ..H
nlnn.ilfv ti-nc n-nln KMf.l with n flf . .... ... . . . auu uidl ue IS WP JIW
...... - - aay mgnt lrom HICO Wnere sue nas ; er of a igo-acro tnct nf fin
of nausea from which he had .no suf- b some weeks with rela- 6 traCt f tae
fered since ns a boy he was at the x
. tt.. lives. ?
was obliged. to leave the room: When A. M. Tucker and P. Royal re-j'Ili5T "LrORL MR. BR1 A SI
some minutes later be paid his bill the turned from New Mexico a few days j Tomorrow n&ht you should
waiter said to him: "Did you see that ago where they had gone on a pros-1 cents In your nocket and come!
gentleman at the table near you? pec ting tour aud report most flatter-
That's Edmund Kenn"-H. W. Lucy lngIv of the country they visited. In
in Cornhill Magazine. fact they were BQ favorably impressed
that Mr. Royal filed on considerable
Grabbed and Held On.
A teacher in one of the schools of
Berlin hns given to tho papers of that
city a composition written by one of
the pupils In his school on the subject
"The Kaiser" in the course of which
the young author says: "Prince Wil-
li elm was born on the kaiser's birthday.
From the dome of the castle 101 salute
shots were fired. The old grandfather
and old Wrangcl hopped into a cab
and went to the schloss and old Wran-
gcl said 'The boy Is all right' and the
father made a bow from the balcony
and It was awful cold. And when the
boy was baptized his father held his
watch in front of the llttlo fellow's
nose and he grabbed It and never let
go again because he is a Hohenzol-
lern." ". .
"I Just dropped in to thank you for land and bh famlies exPect t0 move
that medicine you sent home by my out there thIs 'ear- We wiU b sorr5
wife last nlghr." said the grateful pa- to lose these estimable people
tlent grasplug the doctor warmly by Pierce Switzer was in Brownwood
the hand "I've been laid up off and Monday on business
on for years have tried all the patent A. R. Fouts was an over Sunday
medicines on the market and been visitor in Dallas.
treated by every doctor In the neigh- Rev. A s Ashburn went to Fort
borhood. but your medicine was the Worth Thursday mornIng to attend
on y thing that ever did me any good.'' Internationa gunday School conven-
"It's a pleasure to have you come t.u
here to tell me this." replied the doc- tion' He als vIslted ha slaughter
tor highly elated "ilost of my pa- MIss Ruth' who Is attending school at
tlcnts are not so thoughtful. But that Polytechnic College
prescription Is my pet favorite and I Chas. Dunaway is erecting for kls
never yet knew It to fail to core a homo a neat cottage in the northeast-
cough if taken in time." t ern part of town.
"Couglj?" echoed the patient. "Why Chas. Dougherty bf Hereford is vis-
I didn't take It for my cold. I used It Ui hg father and
as a llnlmentfor my rheumatism." Mnj A j DoUghert)..
A Thrifty Hungarian.' fr0f' Byrd entertained his Sunday
A certain Hungarian peasant named scho cass at hJs home st Saturday
Jan Hirsch made a business trip to afternoon. The children are loud In
Budapest and while there he had the their praise of their toacher. The af-
Idea of ordering a hundred visiting ternoon was spent In games contests
cards. When he returned home ho singing and .readings. Delicious re-
fbund to his dismay that the cards freshmen ts were served consisting of
boro tho narao of Mavisch Instead of 1)Uncu and csxke
nirsch. It was only a printer's error T L
but to Jan Tllrsch It meant a loss of a r 3' M' Chamn spent Sunday In
shilling and sixpence unless he could C0"1JUCle .
make use of the cards. Ho according- c- J- Dabney Mr. Webb Bert Hlse
ly purchased for tho sum of n shilling Helton Llle Rufe Swartz and others
nn official form of petition and filled It went to Zephyr last Thursday night
with n request to be allowed to alter to -attend the Odd Fellows Lodge
his name to Mavisch. nis prayer was They report having had a plehsant
granted. He Is now Jan Mavisch. time. i
London ttcwa. . - e. Lacy-wifq iand soil. Wilbur.
" . " ; WQnC to Oomtincho' last Sunday to visit
to the corner ot West Broadw;
Center Avenue and snend it foi
t 1.1 A. t . : .
ut. uicuiii mat isimaue oi pure-sej
rated cream ana nuts and frns
When you read thad you willknd
where the storedIs and if yoo4oi
just watch thevcro-d thatoeslfce
I am speaking of the Ice cream
speaking of the Ice cream t
Kaneaster's Kaady Kitchen Fa
oaseoau uaniei uaKer vs
Payne tomorrow afternoon At 4:1
Daniel Baker Park.
BroYFHTTOod Optical Ji
- 9&.Jr 555 i
I lull IT 11
Terry Sells Produce '
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