Daily Bulletin. (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 120, Ed. 1 Friday, March 5, 1909 Page: 3 of 8
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The Citizens National
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mgs account and then to "get the' habit" of depositirig tegularlya part of hiSf-or tier erning& fc j
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WIS" . ''' - '-. .
FREE MAIL DELIVERY
IS DENIED BROWNWOOD
Town Has Ample Population Office Receipts
Sufficient But Sidewalks Are Lack
ingExtracts From Report.
. The citizens of Brownwood have
been -wondering just why it is that
Brownwood can't get free mail deliv-
ery -when other towns not larger or
more advanced in city ways seem able
to get the service with little or no
trouble. Extracts from the report of
the inspector who last visited Brown-
wood may be of interest to our read-
ers and may serve to cure the evil that
is keeping Brownwood out of her just
rights Here follows:
"While we could not determine
definitely what the population of the
city- is we believe that the estimate of
from 7000 to SQ00 is conservative and
home out by the receipts of the of-
fice and the general conditions and
"We iuade a careful and thorough
investigation by driving over the en- j
- tire city in company with the post-1
master and Mr. J. R. Looney the
mayor and personally examined the"
sidewalks street crossings street
signs house numbers and lighting sys-
tem. "In the business section of the city
thje sidewalks are in fairly good con-
dition and within the last few months
some of the streets in this section' of
the city have been macadamized mak-
ing this part of the city insofar as
the streets and sidewalks are concern-
ed acceptable for this service. In the
residence portion of the city how-
ever not over 50 per cent of the
streets have sidewalks of any descrip-
tion; in some portions there are mod-
ern sidewalks but most of the walks
are made of loose gravel; some neigh-
borhoods have suitable walks but they
are segregated from other neighbor-
hoods where similar conditions exist
with no sidewalks at all connecting
such neighborhoods. There are no
street crossings whatever in the resi-
"At one time the street names were
grade kis prices reasonable
Prompt deliveries a specialty
$10000 worth of good Furniture to be placed on the
gain Counter and kept there till sold.
Every item in our warehouses that has been there a year or more will be sold for cash re-
gardless cf cost. The stock offered consists or 20.00 Chairs and Rockers 200 Iron Beds -300
Bed Springs 200 Kitchen Safes a few Kitchen Cabinets a few Dining Tables; a few Laco
Curtains. a few Rugs a few Art Squares a few Parlor Pieces a few Cots Couches and oth-
er things. You can tell whether .they are bargains or riot when you see the goods arid learn
the prices. .
Good New Goods and! Second-hand Prices! .
The Sale is Now OnV Come at Oncel
posted at each street intersection and
most of them are still In position.
"In the residence portion of the city
jthe houses were once numbered which
numbers are still up but this was. sev-
eral years ago and few or none of
the new houses and but a small per-
centage of the business houses are
"If the other conditions "were suit-
able the lighting system while not
complete or entirely satisfactory is in
such condition as. not to be an obsta-
cle to the establishment of this ser-
vice. "While it is true that in- certain
parts of the city the . soil and topog-
raphy are such that the effect of
rains is .temporary in other parts
where there are no walks it gets very
muddy and stays that way for a long
time. Each of the inspectors investl-
gating tnis case nave personally msic-j
ed the city during wet weather and f
know from personal experience that
at such times some of the principal ! tropblis." The law-makers promptly
streets 'are in very bad condition. agreed to go. All-at once some legls-
"We are informed that there is a ' iat0rs and some Dallasltes began to
sort of campaign in progress for the j
building of sidewalks and other civic '
improvements and it is probable that
within a comparatively short time the
conditions will be much improved. 'legislative party became so enthuslas- fto express themselves." They had seen
"The receipts of the postofflce the jjc over tne splendid hospitality of nnd heard the churches attacked with
population and the character and j Dallas that he concluded that there1 vile abuse and the gospel ministers in-
amount of business transacted Is such ' was nothing more to be done in the suited and threatened until a feeling
as to properly "form the basis for the law-making body but to return to Aus- of Indignation took the place of patient
establishment of this service but un-' tlllf pass tne appropriation bills and endurance. Not only is this the Ted-
der the rules of the department we j go home The Dallas News was great- j Ing in Dallas but the same sentiment
believe that the condition of the side- jy piease(i with this utterance pub-' Is growing all over the state. The
walks street crossings house num- ushed the same and sought to make It people at large are beginning to see
bers and street signs Is such that the mtm - mmmim that the gamblers and rowdies are
establishment at this time is "not ad- " ' j seeking to put all fairs in Texas Into
vlsable. and that no further action
should be taken until the Improve-
ments mentioned are placed In proper
condition." Very truly yours
C P. GRANDF1ELD.
First Assistant Postmaster General.
ESMERALDA THE TEXT II. '
GOOD 0L!) SV3DIEI! TIME IS 1IKIIE
' And wp are here with the cold re-;
freshments. We have the Ice cream ' I
that is made of pure separated cream j J
We have the coca-cola that is made .
of coca-cola syrup. We .have lemon- J
ade that is made of lemons. Our
drinks are as cold as ice will make
them. Candy that" is our own.
KAX EASTER'S KANDY KITCHEN.
KALI) A 1
Remember twelve empty "Bueno"
coffee can's entitles the holder to a
free full can j6f "Bueno" coffee. Ask
ESMERAidA THE TENTH.
kTa teZa aZa .T mZa
w L t X
Plenty ll good apples
"Terry Sells the Best."
"Terry Sells Produce."
DALLAS TUTS IT $15000.
The Dallasltes some of them so
I am reliably informed put up fifteen
thousand dollars to -pay for traveling'
expenses and entertainment of- the
members of the legislature on the last
legislative junket. Some fanny things
were connected with this performance.
i In the first place a. mass meeting was
'held-in Dallas for the express purpose
of arranging this junket that the leg-
islators might come and see for them-
selves the fair grounds and buildings
and learn from the Dallas people the
fair association's side of the question
before final action was taken on the
anti-race track bill. Then a company
0f "business men" from Dallas went
to Austin to bear to the legislature
tne invitation of the "Great Texas ine-
denounce with indignation the very -
suggestion that this junket was for the
jUirppse of influencing legislation on
race-track gambling. Yet one of the
Don't Worry j
about something to eat
but come to the Dulci Res-
taurant and order just what
Excellent meals for
I All kincis of shp't or- j
J ders served at all hours.
? Special rates to board-
1 ers by the week or month. - i
I C. t Sivclls j
appear that this was. the prevalent
sentiment of the junketing solona. It.
is true that every single representa-
tive and. senator was eletced upon a
Democratic platform;-it is true that
platform demands have been. ignored
almost entirely; it is true the people
have the right" to expect Democratic
legislators to be loyal to the "platform;
it is true that many very important
matters are before both houses of the
legislature; but after the great city of
Dallas had been seen all these weighty
matters became light as feathers arid
the only thing to do was to "let Texas
alone" adjourn and go home. By the
way it is seriously funny to. see how
some of these solons praised them-
selves for going to see Dallas. They
said that they- needed the trip for
"educative purposes." - They . really
needed to see a great city. It really
seems that these men ought to have
traveled just a little before they asked
for election at' the hands of the people
of Texas and if they had never seen
Dallas or some other town as large it
might have been well to conceal their
ignorance for awhile and before they
run for office again take a few trips.
The oratory in praise of the "great
metropolis" reminds one of the effer
vescing enthusiasm of the small boj;
from the country when he attends his
first circus. But what was all this
noise for? What caused some Dallas
people toput up $15000 to pay the ex-
penses of the legislators on this junk-
et? So far as those who put up the
money were concerned the purpose
was to prevent the final passage of
the 'bill against race-track gambling.
But thanks to good Providence! the
people are' becoming aroused.' Every-
where they are speaking out What
was perhaps one of the most enthu-
siastic mass meetings ever held in Dal-
las was held a few nights ago. The
great hall was packed from wall to
wall. Bankers -merchants lawyers.
doctors teachers shop men indeed
'all classes of representative men met
the hands of the lawless element. A
wave of popular wrath Is rising". And
woe be to the legislator who over-
rides the will of the people 2 The peo-
ple of Texas are not going to submit
to lawlessness and rowdyism. Some
puuiiui.uib uru hiuw in uuiiing uusoui.
but It Is a stubborn fact all the same.
In this section of the state sentimiMit
Is rapidly taking form. From Fiun-
J nels Coleman McCulloch San Saba
Comanche and'other counties the news
comes that the" people are aroused on
it.r r . i f n it ii. i a
this race-track gambling proposition.
ESMERALDA THE TENTH.
A B0V0L0PUS! WILL EAT TEDDY
when he goes to Africa- 'f he should
happeii to lose his eye glasses. It is a
fact that our ex-President has defect-
ive vision defect that thousands cf
school cliildren buffer with. If his
parents hd neglected to consult a
reputable optician when he was young
he would not Mave developed Into a
statesman the ihan of . the hour.
Experiments havexdemonstratsd that
more than seventy percent of children
jhave some defect of vision Will you
cure that defect by consulting. Dr. B.
F. Winters or will you allow the child
to reach manhood handicapped for
life when ydu could have .that defect
permanentlycured for less cost to you
than you expend monthly for the
child's clothes. Dr. Winters makes
every pair of glasses he fits makes
them in Brownwood.
Isn't )q a knocker on Home Indus-
tries Its your only assurance to a
bigger town and a full dinner pail.
Ask your grocer or candy man for
Walker-Smith & Co's fresh homo
made candles. Our line is clean
wholesome and fresh.
WALKER-SMITH & CO.
Let CrWford- clean and. press your
suits. ' Phono 234. . .. dl21
In our well assorted stock
we have pickles in every
size packages f rorl bar-
rels to ten cent bottles.
Relishes of all kinds
Pork and BeansyJams
and Jellies cannaameats
Also.gapden aim flower
seedsronion. sets and
seeas. Sweet and Irish
Jpotatoes. Call and see
IIS n.nrl TPA Tr?ll CdMiq -rrnii
to your satisfaction.
: W.H.Stevenson & Co
the New Watch.
The'youngr man drew forth a fine
"Please regulate this" he said.
"A birthday present eh':" said the
watchmaker. "Now listen and I'll
give you some pointers about how to
k'eep this ivatch in One condition.
"Wind it. in the morning instead of
"At least once a year have It oiled.
Remember that Its balance swings
000 times a year all on one little drop
of oil. A wheelbarrow wouldn't stand
bucIi treatment. It would -shriek for
lubrication but the small voice of the
watch cannot be heard.
"After mending or cleaning examine
your w&tcb's .screw heads and frames.
If they are scratched the workman has
been careless. He Is a man to be
avoided. Patronize him no' more
"Don't grumble If your mainspring
breaks. This accident is due to some
unknown condition of the weather.
There are mainspring epidemics like
Influenza ones. Just now such an epi-
demic is afoot'. I have taken out sixty
fractured mainsprings this week."
New Orleans Times-Democrat.
He Got It.
lie hn.d' the nlr of a man who was
particularly well satisfied with himself
"I teir you." be said "there's nothing
like having sickness In the family to
convince a mau that he can do a good
many things that he never would have
dared- to attempt before. Now today I
am- golmc t& buy- n gown for my little
girl. Her mother can't get out you
know- and bo I am going to do it my-
self." On the day following he hud the air
of u- man who was particularly dissat-
isfied with himself.
"What's the matter?" be was asked.
"Couldn't you get tliatf gown?" .
"Couldn't 1 got" It!" lie repeated.
"Couldn't i get it! Hang it all. tho
trouble is that I did get Itr
"SoiiK-thing wronjr with It?"
Something! If it was only some-
thlus' I -wouldn't' uiitrd. My taste Is
wrong m ' 'iv: is wrung the
color I .
K uphiis and
IF YOU . v
Want a cook I
Want- a clerk ' t
Want a partner
..Want a situation v
Want a servant girl
Want to sell the piano
Want to sell the buggy
Want to sell any property.
Want to sell your groceries
Want to sell your hardware
Want to sell your dry goods
Want to sell your millinery goods
Want customers for anything at all
Advertise your wants through this paper
Advertisingls the highway to success
Advertising insures success
Advertising shows energy
. Advertising shows pluck
i4 - Advertise don't bust
. . Advertising Is "biz"
: ' Advertise long and
at once in
Seeing OwrMtvt& - f T
Th mn who a jfefc ot tfc;txst
picture of himself; is grare JMrA" 'mM -
a ?jfrotegr&pfcer. "Erea fit juKKkv .
if jwk :rptijr. ptr fidg of hfe
owa "work; 'exercise ytft 'wisdom.
selecting Ibis best bookceKftred vir
the "person yrio ftlm to cfreoW hi fceife
photograph. Eferjr faaowf tm or j
woman who has' bet photographed re-
peatedly has hl f af orttt' ptetart-
Usually It' la the worst is the e41-
Won. It shows him witli aa jmi1mnl
expression sitting or saalflc
unnatural attitude. Kt
"The Inability to judge of Ua bmt jtt?
picture . must be due- to the T8rf J
man's ignorance as to how be- rmiif .-
looks or perhaps It can be partly at-
tributed to a desire to look other tfrjtr
he does. A stout man will swear that
the photograph most nearly like te
Is one that makes him look ihta ft'lfrift
man the one that makes btaa Joek
stout The solemn man selects tke oi-
liest picture the jovial man the aiott '
On Again Off Again.
A young New York artist who M
almost as noted for his convivial tend-
encies as he Is for his genius was're-
cently asked by a friend:
"What does your wife think -of these
spells? I should think she would not
submit .to them." .
"When I have a spree" confessed
the intemperate one frankly "she la
just as good to me as any one possibly
could be. She takes care of me and
nurses me back to decency with a
kindness that Is superhuman It la an
gelic and beyond belief.
"But once I am sober again she be-
gins to nag me to promise her and
swear to her that I never never never
again will drink a drop and she keeps
at me so determinedly and so persist-
ently thnt by Jove she makes me so
desperate that I have to go and fill up
again so I can forget it"
One needs patience to succeed as a
teacher of the young as this brief dia-
logue in one of our elementary schools
Scholar I've left home now ma'am.
I'm living with my auntie. ' '
Teacher Whafs her name?
"She's called after me Fanny.' K 'j
"Yes but what's her other name?'
"She has no other."
"But what does tne woman next door"
"She doesn't speak to the woaiaa.
A Hard Job.
"Dldnt you say six months ago that
If Miss Tlpklns ''wouldn't marry yoa
you would throw yourself into the
deepest part of the sea? Now Miss
Tlpklns married some one else three
months ago and yet you haven't"-
"Oh. it's easy to talk but let me tell
you It is not such an easy matter to
find the deepest part of the sea."
Doctor Have you given him the
champagne and oysters as I ordered?
Patient's Wife Well no. sir I couldn't
afford that so I got him some ginger
beer and whelks instead. Do It mat-
ter sir? London Telegraph-
the old ones
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Mayes, Will H. Daily Bulletin. (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 120, Ed. 1 Friday, March 5, 1909, newspaper, March 5, 1909; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth345780/m1/3/: accessed January 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Howard Payne University Library.