Daily Bulletin. (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 39, Ed. 1 Monday, November 30, 1908 Page: 3 of 8
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TIMES have cl 14 i4 rciy
since the piJsn 1 t rs 4u
stituted lu M .s... : u-c.ns the
Thanksglvi' .; olsir ices
which have since bi.i:. anm::l nis
toms throughout the In ul. I)ut the
heart of the nation has changed
little since the pood old d-iys in New
England when the hardy pioneers
1 gathered their families about their
rude but bounteous boards and prais-
ed the Almighty for a good harvest
and the opportunity to live upon a free
soil. Their defendants maintained
the customs of Thanksgiving in their
original spirit Modern Innovations
have effected the observance of other
natiouai iestivais uui 1 it is i.i
fashioned Thanksgiving Avhleh rt'Ij
supreme in the hearts of the people to-
day. In the bis cities some uiav sit-
down in palatial hotels or fashionable
restaurants to enjoy all kinds of lux-
uries with French namos and prepar-
ed under the-superintendence of a pro-
fessional chef. But no matter how
many costly courses are served at
such a meal or how many dollars are
charged per cover. It never tastes as
good to the average American as the
mince and pumpkin pies and roast
turkey and cranberry sauce made in
old fashioned kitchens In the old
fashioned way at the old homestead.
How the mouth waters at the very
thought of those pumpkin pies that
grandma made! Grandma used to say:
"Now my boy. will you have mince
pumpkin or apple?" And. not being
QDie to decide which to leave out
wanting nil three the answer would
come from chillMi but hu:.gry llpv
"A little p'po1'. :. fnn.lma." At !
J who has no memories of an old home
uii- uwi'iiui& ihmvu iuiuit iinu mom-
e"r of grandfather and great-grandfather
perhaps be that homo in country
1 if !
Cooking With Sunlight.
Aum cooking roasting and boiling by
sunlight instead of coal or gas has
been going on for 300 years. There
are sun stoves that roast a sirloin:or
poll a soup to perfection. They are
only used however by scientists. A
sun stove consists mainly of a mirror
a spnerical mirror on a lolnt Thero
la also a reflector. The place for pot
or plate is so situated that the mirror's
rays can be focused on It ncctiMtolr.
A German. Baron Tchemhn
the first sun cook. lie began In 1GS7
10 uou water and In KJSS ho luwl vorv
good success at baklnir eim. sir John
jllerschel and Buffton are other Xa-
' mous names associated with sun cook-
ing. In California various sun cookd
have boiled n gallon of water hi twen
ty minutes roasted meat In two hours
and poached eggs In fifteen minutes
quite as good time as the ordinary flro
makes. An odd thlmr
' roasted by sun rays Is that it has an
unpleasant tate. This Is avoided by
the insertion of a plate of yellow glass
between meat and mirror. In all solar
stoves the sheet of yellow glass flg-
l' urcs. Cincinnati Enquirer.
I'EEXiTNO ATPLKS FOIt 1'IES.
or city has missed some of the fond-
est and most sacred associations of
Backward turn backward
O time. In your iliKht!
. Makd mo a child again
. Juat for tonight.
These nretth'e linos that recur on the
eve of the Thankwrivlnir festl v:il. psni-
i daily If. as' with so many there is no
old homestead to go to now.
CARMACK A GREAT WIT.
grandma knowing a boy's failing
would cut those "little" pieces big
enough to fill a very empty stomach.
Nowadays mince pie is looked upon
as rather a strenuous diet for a people
who are gettiug dyspeptic in their hur-
ry to get rich. But grandma's mint-e
pies never gave a boy a stomach ache
unless of course he ate so much that
his poor little abdominal organs were
stretched to the bursting point. And
some way a boy's stomach will take in
a remarkable quantity of asserted food
products before that point Is attained.
Tt seems t be especially elastic at
Thanksgiving time. How It bannens
that a youngster of lwc-a or twelve can
eat as much at Thanksgiving as a big
200 pound man coukl On ordinary oc-
casions has never ben satisfactorily
explained. For instance how Is It
possible for one boy to put In his stom-
ach at one sitting and without a disas-
trous nftnrmnth two drumsticks with
lots of dresst.g. potatoes amd turnips
trad onions and celery and cranberry
sauce ad libitum marmalade and
quince Jelly. lemon .and apple and
xalnce and apple pie. cheese apples
ad oranges nuts and cider? But
anybody who has attended the reun-
ions Jit th nlil hnmoctnnil Imniro t.o
fiis Is no extraordinary feat for a
fiealthy youngster. The multimillion-
aire whose digestive organs have been
Impaired In the feverish race for the
almlghtv dollar wishes at the Thanks-
giving feast thct he could eat like that
again. But. alas there is a fatal an-
tagonism between the ways of the
elmp life a'nd of high finance and he
.who chooses the latter must forfeit the
fenmWer but more satisfying pleasures
whicji go with a mode of living "based
on the old fashioned plan.
Really now what made the monlc
served at the old homestead so good?
was It the cooking alone or was there
methlng else some peculiar appe-
tizer that one does not have In these
days? To be sure the mothers and
grandmothers on the farms were
splendid cooks and they are still. Ou
tij& subject they can't learn much
from the Boosevelt farm life commis-
sion. But If they were to servo exact-
ly the same food mince and pumpkin
pies and all. cooked in exactly the
same way at some other place than
the ' M Mmestend prolmbly the pecul-
iar flavor of olden time would be gone.
The cooking had a good deal to do
with it but It wasn't nil. There was
Jhe henlthy farm life lucky are those
that have It still and there was the
vitality tha chased away the germs
folks havo to i!ght so much if they
live in e'tles. And then. It was the old
homestead. Nowhere else could any-
thing be so good. The man or woman
Assassinated Ex-Sonator One of South's
' Most Brilliant Representatives.
"When Rdbin James Cooper son of
Colonel PusiCRH Cooper shot to death
in the streets f Nashville ex-enktor
Edward YV. jCaruiaek lie shattered the
most lirlllhiat bralu hi TenmwKce. he
ended the He of the roost brilliant
man the south lui sent t the senate
j these twenty ye.;r." retnaxkl a sna-
j tor who knetv ' '.tr...ak well.
In ail pr..iMljii y I'armtt'tk was the
'WlttW-it 1 1.: i-wr emerMl the
; United St.iMK senate. Ilia wit wan
' not forced as -the wit of so many con-
- gresslin.il bfituorLms Is.
When Setjitiir Taylor ran for Car-
mack's pined iu tlw swiate ex-G'-m-
or ik'Btoa Siorilha bavin;; t- ite tc
Mexico for k few months' vacation
returned to Tennessee with the an-
nouncement' jhat lie was out for Car-
mack's seat ithat his health was tine
that he had taken a bath every day
and sometimes twice a day at. J was In
great shaje physically. This report
was carried to Car mack t r a reply.
Queer English Laws.
"No statute law of England ever can
bo obsolete" a legal Journal snvM.
"Once enacted It continues in binding
force until repealed."
If such be IX'ally the case there
ought to be' some lively times ahead
for several classes of the conimunitj-.
For instance what will builders have
to say to the act which penalizes any
person who erects a house without at-
taching to It at least four acres nf
land? This was one of "good Queen
Bess' " laws and It has most certainly
never been repealed.
By another unrepealed statute which
dates back to the first year of King
Tames I. it Is enacted that not more
than n penny may be charged for a
quart of the best old ale nor more than
a halfpenny for a like quantity of
small beer. The penalty for each in-
fraction of the act is 20 shillings o
that if It were rlcldlv enforce! u
would not need apparently a licensing
bill to ruin the brewers. Then ncaln.
a Catholic owning a horse Is still legal-
ly obliged to sell it for 0 to anybody
wno chooses to offer that sum for it-
London Graphic. -
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That Holiday Trip
You're going to take soon. Have you the clothes that
will do you credit.
Why not talk-it over with us and have us fit you in
a handsome suit or overcoat. . .
We also do Ladies Tailoring. Ladies will do well
to see-us before purchasing 4
J.J.Hayes & Co.
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DAVIDSON WANTS TWO
Asks a Total Appropriation of $S.&10
tor the Aext Two Years for Ills
The Tirst Mourning Paper.
The oldest known letter written on
black edgtd note paiwr as a sign -of
mourning appears to be one dated Jan.
5 1GS3. In Addison's comedy of "Thu
Drummer." X'l't reference I made to
the fashion in the words. "My ludy'i
mourning paier that is blacked at the
edges." A few years later Allan Bam.
say who died iu speaks iu one
of his poems of "the sable bordere I
sheet" as a messenger of sorro
Mann writing from Italy to Horac
Y.'aljmle in 17-W. wy that It -was. uni
versally used Iu HoreiK-e at that tiire.
The super!.- eleganre of this Italian
note paper with its narrow margin of
black explains ita ready aweptance la
this country where k aufiersvded tlie
quarto sheet with a black Iwriler some
times a q. rter of an Inch wide. In
this way !t prtlbly gave an imietus
to the fashwn. But it Is a mistake to
supiKse. as some havo done that the
fashion was introduced from Italy.
A New yrkir. a big game hunter
f muny ears' experience was Hon
jshootln 1.. Uganda. He had excel-
I ci iuck. hearty every uay ne posed
i in a complacent attitude beside a
' freshly kited Hon and his photog-
ru her sna4Hl him for the . magn-
One aftrnooa the pliotographor.
who wits kin? a nap lu the hut was
awakened by a Icntfl noise. He rose
and looked out. Sprtotlng toward him
from the juugle. ltat unite and coat-
tails tlyimr. eame his h1ef and. with
terrible rprs and grow to. a huge lion
bounded at his hods.
The photraplier ged spelllwund
at the strange and exciting picture.
Ills chief .lereelvhiK him. shouted:.
"Quick quick: Open the door.
George! I'm .bringing him home
alive!" Washington Star.
Austin Texas Nov. 28 Attorney
General R. V. Davidson will ask the
next Legislature to allow him two ad
ditional assistants to carry out the
work of his ofllce.
In his estimate of the appropriation
necessary to conduct the affairs of his
olilce for another two years which es
timate was filed with the Comptroller
this -morning the Attorney General
makes provision for the new officers
estimating each of their annual sal
aries at $2000 or the biennial approp
riation necessary for ' the now legal
help at $$000. An additional steno
graphic clerk at a salary of $1200 a
year Is also requested.
Attorney General Davidson requests
a total appropriation of $S5S10 for the
next two years. The bi-ennlal esti-
mate made two years ago was $05460
or $20000 less than that' of this year.
An appropriation of $2500 for sta
tionery telephone bills etc. is asked
tnis year against the $1500 of two
years ago. The actual traveling ex
penses of the Attorney General and his
assistants are estimated at $5000 dur-
ing the next two yoars against the
$1200 that has been needed In this par-
ticular during the term now drawing
to a close. Contingent expenses are
estimated at $500 for the next two
years against the $200 for this term.
An appropriation of $1000 is requested
to pay coats In civil caaea in which the
State or any head of a departthent Is
a jmrty. For this purpoifct $2260 waa
requested In the last report Twenty
thousand dollars is asked for the em-
ployment of special counsel and the
taking of other steps to enforce the
I anti-trust laws of the State.
I The amount of work transacted by
j the Attorney General Is each year on
the Increase and Mr. Davidson feels
that the appropriation requested will
j be necessary to dispose of tho large
number of matters which -will come be-
fore his department during the next
' two years.
ELKS XE3I0JIIAL 'SERVICE
SUSIUY DECEMBER SIXTH
The Browuwood Lodge No. 960 Be-
nevolent Protective Order of Elks have
issued announcements for their an
nual Memorial Service to be held Sun-
day December 0 at 11 o'clock at the
Christian church In . this city. The
prograrii announced Is as follows:
1. Song "Will There bo Any
Stars"? Full Chorus:
2 Communion Service conducted
by Hon. G. H. Jenkins.
McCIellan Claude McClellan and L.
9 Ritual Service Part Two.
10 Song "Is It Well With My
Soul" Full Chords.
11 Sermon John W. Smith Sub-
ject: Purpose and Attainment
12 Song "God Be With You" Full
3 Violin Solo selected prof. Emil
5. Song "Nearer J
G Invocation By t
7 Ritual Service Part One.
8 Quartette "Going Down the Val-
ley" By I. N. Harrison Jr. DeWitt
y God to Thee"
Don't condemn our entire line If
one brand does "not strike your In-
dividual taste. Coffee Is a flavor at
best We make many grades blends
and flavors and it's absurd to say
you don't like Homo Roasted Coffee.
Try the stronger or more delicate'
flavors. We stand ready to refund
your money after a fair test
WE HAVE IT
BU0WXW00D LEGAL LIGHTS
RETLRX FROM GOLDTHWAITE
Judge Jno. W. Goodwin District At-
torney Walter U. Early court steno-
grapher Chas. Miller and Judge Tv C.
Wilkinson returned Saturday night
from Goldthwaite where they were
holding district court. Mr. Wilkinson.
was employed In the prosecution of;
Led Green who was charged with kil-
ling Terrell Adcock several months
ago near Goldthwaite. The jury
found the defendant guilty and assess-
ed his penalty at twelve years in the
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liKOlV.VWOOD GOES AFTER
XEXT I). OF C. COXVEXTIOX
Mrs. Walter Jesse Hodson the duly
accredited delegate from Brownwood
to the State meeting of the Daughters
of the Confederacy accompanied by
Miss Stelln Thomas left last night for
Terrell to attend the meeting and car-
ried official invitations from the
Brownwood Daughters the Brown-
wood Commercial Glub City Council
Mayor and others seeking the next
annual convention for this city.
Ed Selvldge's Steam Laundry is
roady for buatness. and doing business
They want your business. Opposite
old Brownwood Laundry. Give me
dtf ED SELVIDGE.
. .We have tho largest and most com:
plcto line of millinery from which j
to select yonr new hats.. We take t
pleasure In showing onr goods.
Miss McHutchon Phone 266
SKNATOU CAJIilACK AND SCENE OF SHOOT-
ING. "I am doomed" said Carmack. "A
hatred for me that would cause Ben-
ton McMlllin to take a bath every day
let alone twice a day. must be as blt
ter as fate and as unrelenting as
Ex-Senator Carmack's reputation
among his colleagues however did
not rest on mere wit On both sides t '
the senate he wtas regarded as one of
the most capable thorough solid men
that the south has ever sent to con-
Pagopa'go is oti the route from firm
Francisco to Auckland from Vnlpa-
ralso to China and from Panama to
Sydney. It Is about 2.000 miles from
Australia -about' double that distance
trom tho Philippines and about filMHi
nautical miles from the Pacific coat
and San Francisco. In all respects It
is an ideal base foe almost anv naval
operations this country may find nec-
Mary in the south seas or In the
orient and could nnswer its purpose no
better If It had been made to-order.
Spoiling a Tragedy.
"If you don't marry me." he said des-
perately "I shall kill myself."
"And write a note telling all about
It?" queried the maid.
"And hold my photograph In. your
"I had thought about It."
"Well Just wait a minute" she said
"and I'll borrow pa's pistol for you.
My but won't It be romantic?"
But he faded.
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7f mi fc if iiw" f if i fit i tir
S .C O JVX P A N Y
The Head of tha House.
It Is folly to call the husband the
head of the house; he is not It Is but
a courtesy title at best since In truth
he Is but an Incident In the home life
while the wife and mother Is Its whole
existence. Literally the win of do
mestlc happiness rises and sots' in the
face of the wife and mother. Clara
Morris In Housekeeper.
Not an Advertiser.
. "Did you hang up ny mUtletoe las'
Christmas?" asked Erastus IMnkley.
"'Deed I dWn't" answered Miss
Miami ISrown. "ls aot a little tc
mueh pride to adrerrtae fob du ordinary
courtesies dat a lady has ii right te
Widow (at wHUtuhiArc ypu posi
tive. you love me'? .
Suitor Of course I ahi
Wldow-What's the .matter? Y
haven't lost "your job chave yon?
$100 in Prizes to Our Cus 3?
tomers This Week.
IV A 1 I IT FD IPIyiVlST Every customer who buys and pays
for goods at our store this wceJc to the anjount of $25.t)0 or more will receive
Absol tcly Free of Charge One Beautiful Glass Water Set worth $2.50 pro-
vided the customer asks for the water set stating that he has seen our ad. We
d this to attract customers to our store and to ascertain to what extent our ad
is rc?d. Wc guarantee to give rock-hottcm prices on everything sold the same
whether you .11 for the water set or not.
200 Spoils Xew Matting This is the amount re-
cently o derc l nd tne same will be in our store perhaps by the time this ad. is
seen n print. Come and See.
f x tt i ses We have the factory and will sell you exactly what
you need Prices $2.00 up to $10.00. J 3000 Chairs to
ell at Reduc n during Carnival week. Visit Our Store This week.
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Mayes, Will H. Daily Bulletin. (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 39, Ed. 1 Monday, November 30, 1908, newspaper, November 30, 1908; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth346414/m1/3/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Howard Payne University Library.