Brenham Evening Press. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 228, Ed. 1 Friday, January 24, 1908 Page: 4 of 4
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SicwaL * a t matted by tkt Uf
ItUtmet a/ tht State at Tt
j at rhr miniiawmiiTr rir- -j
Washington caomtf *h»a ba a*-*Mao
raaet eommmo^en «f their neapaeUve
durtriets, and am** the direction ot the
coiniaiaikaKO court ahall have ttiflft
of all the team*, tooU and machinery
beionrinc to the county and placed in
their hand* by aaid county, and it ahall
be their doty, under auch rule* and r*g-j
ulation aa the commuatuntn eoort may
prescribe. to superintend the laying out
of new rood*, the making or changing
of rued*, and the bedding of bodge*
Kachof aaidcommianoner* before
entering upon the dutie* of hi* office, in
addltx-n to hi* regular bond a* aucii
county commianoner*, execute a bond
of $100, with two or more good and
mfficient auretie*. payable to the county
j udgtf of *»H county, for the n*e and
benefit of the mad and bridge fund eon
dittoned that they will perform *11 the
detie* required of them by law. or by
ibr cufsaiie^ecri wort, and that they
will account for all m*my or property
htVmgng to the county that may come
into their poMe*«r«: provided, that
with the owwent of the eommtaeionH-*
coart any one of *aui coer!mi**K*er*
:h»li V aJWwd Jo »p;wiint any c»en
petent J*r*r<ft a* depoty road tvttt-
* - r wtvu doll be required to
meet* the niw tend that ia required
of cc-tan f*ionei* in thi* *eetion. ar. J
■orb depot y road c»n*miii*»on*.-f *hai) I**'
ectitlnd b. ;h< «am<- c.'m|<r.Fatinn that
;* alio**., roiinly romnmu'ioner* fur
the »ame cervite; provided, that county
ci.mitiiseioner* xiudl M l>e allowed any
- < 'tijc-nra'ioni »» road commiaaiurw-r
• nen a deputy r«*ad commimiom-r ha*
dBc 2. The ron.nii<*iuaera court ofl
..akl county xbali have full i«ower and
.uthority. and it sha.! tie il* duty, tol
a,)«|.t anch »y*t*in f.>r working, laying
out, draining and lepairirof 'he fu l-iicj
ma:N in raid county a* it miiy m*eitn
rtc* from the yayawd e# aH
ha would he heUe a
lews of thte Mate.
in Me dtatnet, and ah^£
of them alt Umm, tod*
in working the Mode ia the
dwtrirt of aaid o——ms aa for ea he
therewith by the
aaid wreeeear therefor. »pectfyiog each
Hem and giving it* value, which re-
ceipt ahall be a fuB anawer ot the
liability of the commiaaioaer who ahall
have been intraated with any team,
took or machinery belonging U> mid
county; ahall be liable for any damage*
that may occur to the oame while in
hi* pnoanaaim cauaed by his negligence
or want of due care of tarn*, and ahall
not use or permit the a«me to be oaed
for private purpoaca. without the con-
sent of the t-ommiaaiooera court. It
•ball be the duty of the rood overseer,
when he ha* finished work on his road,
to return to said commiaakioer all
teama, tool* and machinery received
from b»m. and take up the receipt
5. It shall be the duty of the
county commissioner, when acting a*
road commute inner, to inform himaelf
of the condi* k* of the public ruads of
hi* district, and shall determine what
character of work shall be done upon
«aiu road*, and shall direct tpe manner
of grading, draining or otherwise im-
proving the same, which direction ahall
be observed and obeyed by the rond
ovei*e< rs in him district
Se<: fi. The commia*i«ner* may re-
,, are each ruul overseer in his district
to call out the road hands in such nuro-
lit>r and at such time as he may think
most expedient, and the road commis-
sioner may require the road overseer in
lit* district or prec inct to call out their
respective road hands and compel them
to work in conjunction with the county
LET want advertising prevent * vwcan-
rito at table ' in lOL’R boarding
better place U>
Bve" interest you* If ao the want
DOVK the idea of a
’* interest you
FOR SALE OB RENT-My
borne in the ooutbern part of
of the city. E. L. Salley.
DESK-i handsome roll top typewriur
at a barf
FOR SALE— Roserlal**. e a w y
terms. (3omf* out and nee tne.
Stanley H. WaUon 1 14 tt.
BARGAINS In a roil top typewriter
desk, a filing case and a typewriter
Your choice of three See them at
MULES FOR SALE-A num-
ber of good mule* for *ale
Bi unky Parkyk.
TYPEWRITER Smith Premier type
writer, only used a short time; good
as new Will be sold at a liargain
I you delay too h>ng you will make
the task of the want ad harder
PIGEONS—1) cents paid for
pigeons delivered at tny liou-e
this week. A If Gardiner.
LOST— A lemon and white spotted
setter dog; answers to the n me of
“Dwell " kinder will please n> iifv
W ft Jahrke 1-82 U
This it the place where the wise
comes for an insurance
policy on his home or his house-
You can never teil
wbat day yon tnay rpgret not
havinyr proucted yourself against
loos by fire. Hadn't you better
stop in here right now.
convict force in waking and grasling ■ SALE OR EX RANGE
best; iuv'I, from time to hiM, *aid
court may change its plan* or *y»t«-m
of working Said commissioner-* court
shall have (siwi r to pun hasi- such
teams. Pail* and machinery as nut,
smcmstv for the working of it* ruaii*.
Skid court shall have |«.wor to on-
struc'. grade or otherwise improve any
road or bridge l)> contract. In euch
ra*< . aaid court or the county judgi
may sdv«- -ti in *»>eh mam.er ats »atii
court may determine for tnda to do
oucli work, :ip<l the contract, shall lie
awarded the lowest re*|xm>il>le bidder,
who shall enter i i'o payable to
the county judge of said county, foi
tl.e use of the road and bridge fund,
with guts) and sufficient sureties, to tie
approve*! by said court, anil in hih h
,.um r» said court may determine for
the faithful compliance with the term*
of sai>) contract, but said court shall
have the right to reject any and all
l>ids. At tin- time of making such con
tract, the court shall direct the county
treasurer t" pan* the amount to e par
licular fund for that purpose, and the
reaniter slmtl keep a separate account
of such funds, and (he name shall not
be used for any other purpose, and can
only I*' |>aid out on the order of laid
court, and the said court shall hav
authority to employ any hands or
t< atos Pi work on the road, under such
regulation and fur such price aa they
may deem lent
Myc 3. The commiaskmers Court of'
said county, should (hey deem it nec
esaary, ahall r^ijire a'l county convicta
to laUir upon the public roads, under
such reguUttnr* as they may prescribe,
and each convict so vcorkisi shall re-
cet.e a credit of ,'si cents on hit tine
firnt, and then on the cost, for each
day he may labor. Such commissioner*
court may provide such reasonable reg
ulations and punishment as may be
nc.essan to require such convicts to
perform good work, and may provide n
reward not exceeding $10, to lie jmid
nut of the road and bridge fund, for
the rscapture and delivery of any
escaped convict, to be paid to any per-
son other than the guard or person in
charge of ofth convict at the time of
his eaca|ie, which reward shall be taxed
against such convict and worked
out by him or |wid by him as
port of the coat. The commis-
sioners court may grant a reasonable
commutation of time for which a con
vict ia rommitted. ua a reward for his
faithful service and good behavior, in
no case to exceed one-tenth of the
whole time. Said court may provide
the necessary houses, prisons, clothing,
bedding, food, medicine, medical atten-
tion and guards for the safe and
humane keeping of convicta. The com-
missioners court may, at a regular
term, allow to the officer* and wit-
ncaaea such amount of their coot for
the arrest and conviction of aaid con-
victa aa it may deem beat; provided,
that it ahall not allow to any officer or
witness any amount greater than one-
half Of such fees as may have been
legally taxed for him in the cauae in
which aaid convict was convicted,
which amount ahall be paid to such
witness or officer out of the road and
bridge fund, on the warrant of the
county judge when said fine and costs
have been worked out as provided in
this section; provided, that this shall
the public road* in asid district but no
road hand shall lie mjuiA-d to work
exceeding five days in any one year,
or two d*y* with himself and team,
unless the term of service s* prescribed
by the "-ricri.l law* shall be extended
nod that time; provided, that all
My ic-nl nc-s in south Bruo
Iiujb, - stury, 1- rooms,, 2
hells, Iront and lwi-k gsllery,
electric lights and water
through rn'ire h n-o* It.irr.
and servants hou.***. 2 t< r.* n
of ground For **lo for cash
or on t nut, or will i'xch tn;.'‘‘
for pro|NTty of eoti.il valut*. A
bargain to an early purc haser.
Thos B Bottm. l-Ti'w
ro.t i hand* in any district shall, us far
as practicable, i* worked a uniform
time Each road overseer, or in race
of hi* abaence, any pvrson deputised by
him. *iia!I have fuil control of all road
hands within hii road district, and shall I II K want ads can help you to find a
that each hand, w hen railed out. j tenant who never default* ,n th.- rent
II perform a goisl day's work, SALK
if any hand, whim so railed out, shall j
fail or refute- to |ierform a good day’s
work, or to work in the manner the
overseer may direct, he shall lie liable
to the same penalty a* if he had failed
to appear in otaslience to the summons.
Ttie commi»sHiner* court msy allow any
overseer who shall be engaged in the
discharge of the duties of hi* office for
more than five day* during any one^
year a con\|ien*ation not to exceed
ll.fiO per day for the time so aerveil in
excesa of five days.
Sex'. 7. Any citixen of Washington
c unty liable for road duty who ahull ■
.n or before the first day of January of |
Five hundred anti
lifty (550) aetjeH of farm land,
on the Independence and Wash-
ington roitd, fifteen miles from
Bren ham Plenty of timber
for fence rails pos's, well
watered, moat of it new land.
For price and terms apply to
B. F. Dotson,
1 2 tf William Penn, T-ixas
won! cry i f
vou j^ive- Him
Pleasant to Ink**, rapid results.
Contain* nothing injurious.
rvURES COt OHS, COLDS,
L, CROLP, SORE THROAT.
W WMOOPINO COt OH AND
ALL PULMONARY DISEASES.
Mr*. J. C, J. nkios, 1> aver,
Col..,, w rites; “I eau’t say
enough for Ballard's Hot*—
bound Syruf, It ha* cured
my baby of mo croup and my
children of severe Coughs.
1 know no better medicine.”
25c, SOc and $1.00
Ballard Snow Liniment Co.
KT. IeOUlH- Mft
New Garden Seeds, Peas, Beans, and
Seed Potatoes, also New
Mackeral. Cheese. Grits. Evaporated
Peaches, Pears, Etc.. Etc.
-CASH COFFEE PRICES-
Extra Choice Blend, 4) pounds
Extra Choice Pea Berry, 5 pounds
Extra Choice Rio, « pounds
for-------------- - —.............
Good Medium Rio, 7 pounds
Try Our Special Blend Coffee
A.sk for tickets and premiums with
Can Baking Powder as a special
inducement, to cash buyers
Gall and inspect our stock of Dry
Goods and Shoes.
Sold and Recommended by
Cancer Can Be Cured
We are authorixi-d toann«.unec
MR. II. C. MCINTYRE
,-m h year pay to the county trraaur.-r f((r th(> ,,f r„unly D,n|ml<liwt!r
the *um of $.1. shall tx- exempt from „f Commiwioner Precinct No. sub
road duty for *ueh year, beginning on ject to the action of the Democratic
the first day of January. The Ireas-! primaries.
urer shall receive and receipt for all ***»*,*,**, .* Jtotf**,
money* *o paid him, and place the j | „. . ..
same to the credit of the road and I rffC-NG f~i L
bridge fund, and Hhull keep a ae|i»raU'1 ” •(••••••*S*oWW8x^*x***Ct«J)fi).
account for each district from which it i
ia received. The treasurer shall, on
the third day of January, or as soon
ther.after as practicable, furnish toj Mr*.' D. C. (.hidings is ijuiU)
each county commissioner a list of all sick,
person* in their respective district* |
Mr. \V. A. Wood is still quite
that have paid said sum a* provided in 1 , Mu** irtHti11 COnS,-*d
this section. to her home mck
(To be continued.I
l ux Notice.
Citv taxes must tie paid by
Jan illst ll'On to save penalty of
lu por cent.
K L Sallry
Assessor A Collector.
Jan. 24 IHOH.
Barrington Hall is a beautiful
comedy drama, full of life and
laughter. The sceoe is laid in
England, on the estate of Lord
Barrington The characters are
all well chosen, and Barrington
Hall bids fair to be one of the
theatrical hita of the season.
Fort Wurth Man Han Taken
Over the Property of the
Mountl Oil Co.
Somerville, Tex., Jan. 22 —
The Somerville and Mound Oil
Company has turned over its
machinery and leased to A. M.
Graham and other capitalists
from Fort Worth, who are now
running the outfit on full time.
Mr. Graham ia an old oil man,
formerly of Beaumont, and has
brought in quite a number of
wells. Being an experienced
driller he has every hope of
sot bo construed as to relieve any coo- * bringing in a good oil field.
Mr. J, II. Stanley of Burton,
spent Friday in the city.
Mr. S II Lewis, of Bay City,
spent Friday in the city.
Mr H. V. Turner, of Somer-
ville, spent Friday in the city.
Mr J 8. Henderson, of Inde-
pendence, spent Friday in the
Mr. Ed. Schats and wife, of
Burton, came down Thursday to
attend the theatre.
After careful .study, during 20
years in pi act'no of medicine, we
stand b» this statement, and peo-
ple of Texas cured live to four-
teen years ago attest its truth.
NO FAKE REMEDY
but a scientific combination of
all that is best from every
Cuie is certain in the early
M»gcs. If you delay, death is
ascertain. Our booklet tells all
nlgmt it. Write for it at once.
W; N. Jones, D D S . Supt
J A. Hi MPHRKY, M. D , 1’hysi
cian in Charge, r>0<H Travis St.,
DON’T TRUST TO “POT LUCK”
as to your dinner or other meals
Come to our store or phone us be-
We always have just what you
want. Just received shipment of
Van Camp’s goods, viz: Whole
Beets, Red Kidney Beans, Hominy
and Sauer Kraut.
In the line of Pickles, Catsup and
Sauces, we can please you exactly.
Don t forget that our line of
Preserves is complete.
W. T. CARRINGTON
Bran, Corn, Oats,
Hay and Chops.
CORN ANO «YH MEAL
Telephone 21 4.
ON SALE HERE GARMENTS FROM
LEVY'S SALE OF MUSLIN UNDERWEAR
On Thursday, January 9th, which is the day Levy Bros.
Dry Goods Co. open their White Sale in Houston, I will dis-
play in my show room samples of all Levy Undermualins,
and offer them at exactly the same prices Levy Bros, quote
on them in Houston, during their sale.
our own doc r
derwer v er
displayed m the fouth. Orders taken here will lie shipped from Hoi a-
1'.!?..] 5“"n-7k ,fresn ,.and lj«rfect; prices guaranteed identically t..e
ie as quoted bv Levy Bros, daring their Big White Sale,
on iKX,“taiSwr COME “ di'P'■,'■ '“<ly “ “ko >°“r ord'™
MRS. EMMA W. LINN, (Levy IW Agency.)
Mr. F. H. Cordes, of Warrenton
is here on a visit to her daughter
Mrs. Fred Hueske.
Mr. M. E Suehs, of Gildings,
tax assessor of Lee county,
spent Friday in the city.
Mr. J. Batls, of Bellville, dep-
uty county clerk of Austin coun-
tj, was in the city Friday.
l*est you forget,
I say it yet,
Come to see Barrington Hall,
The Fire Department Benefit.
The Village Poet.
There will be a masquerade
ball at Harmonic hall, Burton,
Klndnraa Southwestern Trlephnne Co.
Tonight, increasing cloudiness,
warmer; Saturday showers,
warmer; fresh easterly to south-
J. J. Marek,
hospital in oonncction.
Office at Matchett’s Livery and
Office phone, 217-3; Kesldence. 66-
The Independent Long Distance
Telephone and get prompt serv-
ice. Try the
8orTii Texas Telephone Co.
Office in Giddings building, over
Wittbecker & Holing.
The oldest market In th- city
Fresh Reef, Veal, Fork and Sausage Hally.
Telephone No 4.3,
Prompness is a Feature with Os.
Dealers In Dry Qcori* Volinas,
.■* Brook BlU^iLd^ther n2t!S,’wh?.CL ** e*P°rtl *°UD' Vernon
tf *ouri and TetS R*lne OUtlfornta, kMa-
ON w'sse, aad lan but not least, the frn*h. anarkiin^
Clothing, Shoes, Hsu. (<rt
r.» eerie* and teedeu<lt*
liquors, such a* Newport, Mount Vernon
Patna tu tbs atomach. oolic aad dar-
isssr *—»• ^
Anu green are the college colon.” I
' * ' 7^: ■
Cards any color, also joker
cerda, cards 20ctu per dosen.
Bet R Bode,
11 21 tf Brenham Texas.
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Tucker, George. Brenham Evening Press. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 228, Ed. 1 Friday, January 24, 1908, newspaper, January 24, 1908; Brenham, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth520185/m1/4/: accessed April 24, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Library Consortium.