The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 137, Ed. 1 Friday, August 19, 1904 Page: 4 of 12
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HOUSTON DAILY TOST: : FRIDA7 JlOEiaKO. AUGUST 19. 11 Z 1
Our "Exit" Salo
Consist of all lines of Summer
Shoes of which we hive not ail
sizes. All sample lots and odd
pairs Id stock. All staple lines
that are to be discontinued and re
placed with newer styles? "
Table- No. 138 pain champagne
color Ribbon Tie. Cuban and
(Tench heels sites HI to 31-1;
tegular $8.50 values
Table No. 1 11 pain Florodora
Button. French heels; regu
lar 15.00 values at 9X.49
eat hid. scesc plain kid; retuUr ne
HtO I J. JO sad IJ.00 vilueMt ?l.WO
Table No. 481 pain Ladiee' Strap
Slippers plain kid. French heels;
regular 31.60 and 1100
hraiuea. at 91.24
.Misses' and Chil-
Table No. a 67 pain Hisses' Strap
Slippers and Oxford Ties; regular
$100 and 1W ralues
34 pain of Strap Slippers and Ox-
ford Ties; regular $1.15
raluea at 9Sc
1C pairs of Soft Sole Shoes assort
ed colon; regular 60c
raluea at 25
experienced men to fit you.
three dell Terr wagons both
phones electric fans. Ice wa-
ter seating capacity 150.
Everything convenient to do bus-
iness. .The largest Shoe house In
(repp & Tuffly
50?-3O4 MAIN STREET
.' YOUR GROCER
-FOR . .
. ... . -. ....
OUR 3EAUTTFTJL SHOW WHITE
GERMAN ENAMEL WARE GIVES
THE KITCHEN A DELIGHT FIT.LT
CLEAN ' LOOK. WE SHOW ALL
THE NEW AND MOiT CONVENIENT
I". THE WORLD'S BEST HARD
.FLINTY" ENAMEL. POSmVELY
PkEi'ARED WITHOUT THE USE Of
POISON. HERE m ALL THE LAT-
EST MOST APPROVED STYLES.
Bering - Cortes
Car. Vralrie t7 Milam.
I itssiiii CjC C Ism soU is balk
pan sf the dealer whs Mas u asU
MilHn. wfciL TmkIiSu far
It mum am stud ohaoa aw am auarei
aU paULsm wid sou sad V sis Seat
IwiiulT for diarrfce
srwuTT-riTB crarrs a sal 1 1 a
The MfYY. AU
Bes!f5 v ftv tnt
Flour aanntiiuiit n Time
JerslD Prorfnce 2 KoKerage Co.
Mrs. Jeff Millar waa the honors of a
Terr Informal luncheon yaatarday attar-
noon followed by a sun of whist ar-
ranged tor bar pleaaura or Mrs. Ingham
Mrs. Miller's short visits from Corpus
Christ! whar Mr. Millar now makes his
headquarters ars signalised by various
hospitalities given in compliment to her
bytisr friends and. while Mrs. Seward's
party waa characterised by informality
In Its appointment and execution. It re-
flected Mrs. Seward s acknowledged abil-
ity as an entertainer. Mra. Miller Mrs.
Fort Smith. Mrs. Dearborn Bird and Mlaa
Aisle Angell war the guests.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Benson aanouaoe the
angagemant and approaching marriage of
their daughter Elizabeth and Mr. Ber-
nard Miller. The marriage will take place
Wednesday. August X at S o'clock at
the home of the bride'a parents.
Miss Ullte Muilenweg and Mr. Homer
Chlldrasa ware very quietly married last
night at S:ID o'clock In the preaenca of
Mr. and Mra. B. B. Wtslman and Miss
Viola WUemao. .
Delightful "Bunco" Party.
It .all "bunco" parties era as pleasant
as tba one glren but night by Mrs.
M. E. Andrews In honor of her guest
Mlaa Bella Robards of Galveston their
popularity will be Instantly established
Mrs. Andrews entertained eight tablea
of guests and was assisted In this pleas-
ant task by Mra. Jeaaa Andrews Mrs.
J. A. Huston and Mra. 8. V. Flrnne.
Thoea present and enjoying Mrs. An-
drews' hospitality were:
AUca C Larks on.
Julia Dunbar of
Clarence Smith '
James De TrevUla
Thornwell P"ay. Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. A P. Root who have been
spending the put several weeks at Eure-
ka Springs have returned noma.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Relchsrdt accom-
panied by Mlaa Wlllma McKee left hut
night tor 81. Lotus to visit the fair.
Miss Kate rnlcrod will leave Sunday
for Foreatvllle Texas to spend several
months visiting mends.
Dr and Mrs. J. H. Sampson were pas-
sengers for the West on the Ronthem Pa-
cific last night.- Dr. and Mrs. Sampson
will spend several weeks vial ting In Cali-
fornia. Mrs. Ben Uns of Dallas Is the guest
of her mother Mrs. Sarah Kiam.
Mrs. E. L. Crooker who has been
spending the summer at Colorado Springs.
Is now in St. Louis.
Mr. George Torrey left yesterday vis
the International and Qreat Northern for
St. Louis. From St Louis Mr. Torrey
will go to Colorado snd California to re-
main until September m
Miss Marlon Eason of Tyler is visiting
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Hums.
Mls Alice May Jones snd Mbu Ethel
Jones have returned from a month's visit
to the World's Fair.
Mrs. W. J. Cathcart of New Orleans Is
visiting her mother Mrs. a. L. Dwyer.
Mrs. H. A. Pains has returned from s
visit to Beaumont where sha was tha
guest of her daughter Mrs. George Lo-
pes. Mrs. Lopes accompanied her mother
home and will be in town about a week.
Mm Jeff Miller will return to Corpus
Chris tl next Tuesday.
A party of Houstonlana will leave here
Sunday evening for Galveston to attend
the sea wall ceremonies. Mr. and Mra.
Frank Clay will act aa chaperons on tha
trip. Tha party Is composed of Mtss Ag-
nes Clay. Mlsa Maggie Kehoe Mini Eve-
line Clay. Messrs. E. J. Mclnnery George
Brlgger and Adam Clay Jr. Mlas Kehoe
will remain In Galveston for a week vis.
DR. BODINE'S VISIT.
looted Surgeon Is the Recipient
of Much Attention.
Dr. J. A. Bodma tha eminent New
Tork aurgaon who at a leading member
of the staff of tha Polyclinic hospital
In New Tork reached Houston yesterday
aad will probably spend a couple of days
In this city. Promptly upon his arrival
h was taken In hand by leading mem-
bers of tba medical profession locally
and made to feel perfectly at home.
The doctor Is simply enjoying a well-
earned rest prior to resuming bis labors
and hla visit to this city la the result
of an InvMatlon extended soma time
since. Tba particular specialty of Dr.
Bodlne la operations Involving local anaes-
thesia and bu methods of work were
demonstrated at tha RudeslU aanttarium
yesterday afternoon in the presance of
a larg number of local snd visiting
The beauty of his method Is that tba
patient la left In tba full possession ol
all his faculties while th knife Is being
applied. cMalna being used tv local sp-
pilcatioo to deaden the pain. Those pres-
ent and witnessing his skill were highly
delighted with the resort but the names
of patients opersted upon and their af-
flictions were not given oat.
Dr. Bodlne Is besieged with Invitations
to visit still other points but as yet
be Is rather undecided. He speaks In
warmest praise of Texaa snd predicts s
future for tha State such ss is most dif-
ficult to conceiva
More Jobs Going.
Tba United States dvll servloe commis-
sion . anouncea an . examination on Sep-
tember a a and S to secure eligible
from which to make certification to fill
existing vacancies In tha position of
mechanical draftsman In the ordnance de-
partment at targe at tins) per annum
and other similar vacancies sa they may
occur in that department.
As tba oom mission has experienced
considerable difficulty In securing eligi-
ble for tills position qualified persons
are urged to enter the examination.
The united State etvU service commis-
sion announces an examination on Sep-
tember It VM. to secure eilaihles from
which to make certification to fill existing
vacancies and similar vacancies aa they
may occur in the position of laboratory
aid In seed testing In the bureau of plant
Industry department of agiiculturs at
a salary of from ta to M per month
Pretty Home Weddinz.
A very pleasant home wedding wit'
neseed by many friends took place
Wednesday afternoon at the home of tha
bride's parents. Mr. snd Mrs. D. M. Bod-
man of VTI Chart res street. The contract-
ins parties srers Mr. Spencer A. Starkey
and Miss Ruth Rodman. Rev. L. A. Hum-
phreys of Harruburg officiating. Dainty
refra.hrr.fnu were served. Tha couple re-
ceived nsny useful as well as beautiful
Presents As Interesting Item wss the
nandxhlef carried. It was a beautiful
real lus affair thirty-three years old.
Mrs. Jtarkey was tba fifth bride to carry
1 ' Mr. aad Mrs. ft. A. Starker will asaka
JtfceM htsna at Jaspwatsr Texas
Stitt lower prices is the order nctto4 . . Not a department has
escaped the mark-down ; It is an imperative rule of this
store to close out each season's goods tq the last dollar.
Rtidy to Wear
60s value Women's Muslin Gowns with hem.
stttahed tucks; price 294
40c value Women's Muslin Drawers with tucks
and embroidery; price 254
$1.50 value Women's Span Glass Underskirts made
with two accordion pleated flounces
price - 48a
$1.00 value Women's Ventilating Corsets in
empire and medium lengths; price 254
10c yalue Women's Ribbed Vesta tape In neck .
and sleeves; price
Gloves Embroideries Handkerchiefs
Hosiery and Notions
EOc quality Bilk Lace Gloves and Mitts In black and
white beautiful allover lace effects;
special a pair. 25s
$1.00 quality Black and White Silk Gloves and Mitts
allover lace elbow and shoulder lengths;
special a pair.... B04
25c quality Pur Irish Linen Hemstitched Handker-
chiefs. 1-2 andQtach hem;
special each.. 104
$1.25 quality Embroidered Shirt Waist Patterns in
all white. In a lovely assortment of embroid-
ered designs; special each 63s
10c and 15c quality Swiss snd Cambrio Embroidery
Edging and Insertions put up In 4 1-2 yard
lengths; special piece 154
50e quality Women's Plain Black Bilk Platted
and Cotton Hose; special a pair 154
25c quality Kublfoam for the teeth;
25c quality Cuticura Soap; special cake 154
$5.00 value Women's Ready to Wear Hats made of
fancy straw braid trimmed in ribbon quills
and velvet; price 81.50
$3.00 value Women's Trimmed Hsts made of straw
braid trimmed In flowers ribbon and quills;
Price p. Sl.OO
$2.00 value Women's Ready to Wear Hats mad of
straw braid trimmed In pom pons ribbon and
quills; price 754
$1.50 value Children's Hats In fancy straw
braid trimmed In ribbon and quills; price.... 504
Wash Goods .
12 l-2o figured Batistes black grounds only wtth
white figures; Friday and Saturday .
-10 yards for. ........ 354
10c and 12 l-2c Figured Lawns in waist and dress
lengths; this season's styles; Friday and
20c and 25c Colored Lawns Swisses Plumetia Ba-
tistes etc. In waist and dress lengths;
Friday and Saturday IVtt
12 l-2e Sea Island Percale in light and dark col-
ors; Friday and Saturday yard 9J
White Goods Specials
25c quality White India Linon per yard 254
$3.00 quality 80-inch Bobbinet Ban..' S2.35
25c quality White Batiste per yard 1 Tt
EOc quality SO-tnch wide Wash Chiffon yard.. 25c
40c quality 60-inch White and Red Table Dam-
ask per yard 234
10c quality Check Nainsook 14 yarda for.... Sl.OO
$1.60 per dozen quality 18x36 Huck Towels
$2.00 quality Longcloth 12 yard pieces.... SI .50
$4.50 quality 12-4 White Marseilles Spreads
12 l-2c quality 36-inch Lace Stripe Drapery
Swiss per yard g
$1 .50 quality 3-4 size White Napkins dozen. . . . 984
$1.00 quality 72-inch Table Damask' yard.... 754
AN OH LAND DEAL
GOOD SALE MADE ONE
MILE EAST OP HUMBLE.
Belief Continues that Important
Developments Are Coming
Soon City Realty Deal
An Instrument was filed in tbs sounty
clerk's office yesterday wherein James T.
Weed scting aa rtustee for unknown
partlea purchaaes from George H. Her-
mann 200 acrrs of land out of tfes James
Strange surrey situated about one mile
east of Humble The price paid for this
property was SSM0.
It Is understood that Mr. Weed Is con-
nected wuft the lilgglns Oil and Fuel
company of Beaumont and It may be
that he Is buying this land as trustee
for this concern.
The land purchased by Mr. Weed Is
situated near the well now being bored
by C. E. Barrett.
The transfer recites that the purchaser
or hla successors may have the right
to lay a pipe line with light of hirresa
and. egress for such purposes over land
adjoining the tract purchased by him.
The above transaction coupled with
other recent developmenta In connection
with the Humble situation but heightens
There Is a general and well founded
belief that something Is already doing
or about to he none at the oil SatB there
and the stiffening of realty prices eon
tlnues. About everything that can be
gleaned as to the situation la that a
fiage has b-en reached where an oil
gusher or some other kind of a gusher
l expected In at any time but that the
real event la aa yet In the future. ''
Those in charge of the boring opera-
tions are' Intensely reticent and a great
deal aa to the status of matters those
heat posted say. Is kstng left le aosjee-
Fall Goods are arriving daily. Among the latest are
Fall Outings Percales Ginghams Dress Goods all of
which are now ready for your Inspection. ev. j
Ncoi Silks for Shirt Waist Suits
$1.00 value Hairline Striped Taffeta and Fancy Cord-
ed effect in the most desirable colors; just the kind
you want for an early fall suit; special
a yard ;. '. . 45
Fancy Suitings in silk and wool stripes and mixtures
only. In dress patterns for early fall suits. These
goods are worth double what we ask; special
a rard. 504
5c Figured Lawns large assortment; Friday
10 yards for. 254
Lonsdale Domestic; you know the brand;
Friday and Saturday 17 yards for........ Sl.OO
8 1-Sc Dress Gingham new. sty lee; Friday and . 1
7 l-2o Amoskeac Apron Olnghams all sixes ot
checks; Friday and Saturday. 54
7 1-Jc Fancy Figured Percales dark grounds;
Friday and Saturday 54
10c quality Men's White Hemstitched Cambric Hand-
kerchiefs all size hems; special 6c each;
per dozen 504
25c quality Men's Silk String; Ties all new
colors and designs; special...-.....- 12Ve4
$1.00 values Fine Light and Dark Colore-l Neglige
Shirts in stripes and figures; cheap at $1.1)0
each; special .704
Carpet Department .
35c and 40c Ingrain Carpets in light medium and dark
colors; scroll and floral natterns at
a yard..... 254
$1.75 Portieres S yards long' fringed top and
bottom Oriental stripe effects; a pair.... J 1.75
25c Japanese Matting In carpet pattern colors
blue green and red; tor Friday.a yard 17c
25c Window Shades 6 feet long on spring rollers
good quality opaque; for Friday each 194
In this department Summer Shoes must go. We do
not carry over unseasonable goods but make a gen-
eral clean np at the end of each season.
A FEW CONVINCING ARGUMENT
Choice of 200 pairs Ladles' Strap Sandals; some have
patent tips some plain toes some French heels some
leather heels; all $2.00 values;
Children's Patent Kid Sandals $1.2$ and
$1.50 values sizes 5 to 10 1-2; now 934
Misses' Patent Tip Sandals $2.00 $1.75 snd
$1.50 values; sizes 11 to 2; now SI .24
Ladles' Three Strap Patent Tip Sandals Cuban heels
all sizes $2. SO and $2.00 values;
All $2.00 Sandals regular stock at SI. 48
All $3.00 Sandals regular stock at...' 81.98
One lot of Oxford
and opera heels
ture. so far aa tha uninitiated are con-
cerned. CTTT REALTT DEAL.
Another transfer conveying valuable
property situated upon Main street waa
filed for record In- the county clerk's of-
fice yesterday at noon.
The property waa purchased by J. af.
Baylea from Mark Wless of Beaumont
and it Is the old Jones homestead front-
ing 140 feet on Main street and running
back IS feet on Folk avenue. Tha con-
sideration paid waa !2SM.
LANDING TARPON DAILY.
Dr. Mullen of Houston Having
Lou of Fine Sport.
(Houston Poet Special.)
Corpus Chrletl Texas August M Or.
Mullen of Houston landed another fine
fire-foot tarpon from s skiff m front of
ths city a short dlstanos out la the bay.
The doctor Is landing one of the festive
silver kings daily now and Is fully con-
vinced that tarpon are as plentiful right
here at Corpus Christ! as anywhere on
tha gulf coast.
A beautiful sight to he seen here every
morning la a achool of tarpon at their
frolics jumping high out Of the water and
casting a daxzllng flash from their all-
very scales. A grand spectacle witnessed
here yesterday morning by a number of
visitors waa a deadly combat between a
tarpon and a porpoise the allver king
being knocked out. Ths fight lasted for
over fifteen minutes and was keenly
watched by a number of assembled spec-
tators. FINE MELONS
But Mexia People Apologize for
Not Sending Better Ones. '
If L. BooMne general pssssngar agent
of tha Central-Kast and Wast Iters baa
been complimented with three aa fine
or watermelons aa uawauy una
eie wav ta tills ettr. Ther were nre-
srated to htm by soma of has Mexia
frlsaoa aad wsrs taksa from lbs saJilbU
Ties $3.00 and $z.a values French '
several styles in this lot
of tha truck growers at that town last
Tha. trio weigh noma 100 pounds and
were brought In by Stanley H. Watson
the Central's popular Industrial agent
who visited the exhibit. Mr. Watson
brought with him the apologies of the
Mexia truckers for not having been able
to send some better apedmens. aa all
tha good ones they said. bid been
shipped to 61. Louis for the 'Vans ex-
hibit at tha World's Fair. They prom-
ised to do better next season by re-
membering their Houston friend earlier
In the season.
Mr. Watson reports that tba Mexia ex-
hibit waa a revelation even to. him.
"Why I never saw anything finer In
my life" he declared. "Those people
have a regular Paradise' be continued.
"They can raise everything. Truck stuff
of all kinds fruits -of all descriptions
and staples like oom eta ehown there
nave no superior anywhere. It is a reg-
ular garden spot snd If those people
don't grow rich quick It will he all their
DR. ROSS RETURNS.
Rockport Meeting Showed Coast
Country Very Healthy.
Assistant City Health Officer Ross re-
turned yesterday from Rockport where
he attended ths meeting of tha South
Texas Sanitary association.
He Is very much gratified at tha fact
that the next session of the body will
be held In Houston and predicts much
good to result.
Tha conference of physicians at Rock-
port developed the fact that health con-
ditions throughout the entire coast coun-
try weraJn a particularly gratifying con-
dition jus at the present time. .
Ths Houston Klectrlo oom pan? win pay
the above reward for the arrest and
eonvtcUon of the parties guilty of dyn.
mkang the oars ef this company.
Ttils reward to be eqsltsbly divided be
tiaea those furnishing the information
loAdlng to the arrest and conviction aad
tie officers making the arrest and ae-
- Houston Elect rig Company
Bf IL-K. Payne. aLanagsr. .
nULAJU U LiLJ
Howard 5ir.I:h Co.' .
CC3TBICTCSS tail -S17FLY
. ' Kt MAIN ST..
D. F. WOODS & CO.
Phones 1367. " ..
511 Travis 5t
BOILER and SHEET IRON
WORK of all descriptions
...... ... T SE.tE.INC
ntANKLIN AND JACKSON STRIXTS
0 Otto Taub's
The best Value Ver offered at the price.
An absolutely clear Havana Cigar for
-- 5 CENTS.
8 '1007 Congress A benue.
ASK ALMOST ANY MAN YOU MEET
WHERE CAN I GET A CUP OF .. .. .. r
Good Coffoo Hf STUDE'S
nA Vaii sfsiAsss The September Designer hi brimful at '
lt 1 wis saiiyer . advance information regarding autumn
I . fashions and also presents much literary
B I i tr . vslue. There la a .harming love atorf
MllUUUCl "Tn Governors Coup d Ktatj" a sh.l'
aw saw -mr -mmm ws ow pantimim "Arietta and OrabelleJ"
B" a- - Sx an Interesting account ot "Two (Hrl Cam. "
I e I I IT era Gunners on Cape Cod." and "School
IhlwUI L 1 Children of Many Lands' Fancy walk '
. 1 tmr comprises "Hardanger Embrolderr"
1 "Bermuda Fagoting" "Laos Work" aad" i
' S . '" - ' 1 "Old-Tims Stitches.'' 'The Evolution of
11 11 .. .1'. rg Qreen Help Into Competent Servants" aad
"When the School Bell Rings'' are arte.
"Ttr vrilea' Heart Pure ' cles which will be of great service to the v"-'
- Dr. Miles tjearx twUre 4 .. housekeeper and tha mother. "
Repairs the heart that pumpe tha blood. " ' - naxesaasj
that fu.. th. CUY THS GswNUINS"
that nourish the orfeans. that compose s. .asasam ssisa
the body that contain the nerves that Olf 111111 11 Tl kulflls
healthy and It will sourish your whols sVaxrrrraoTtraas arr
tL .rr-ThS.1 CALIFORNIA Fid SYRUP CO.
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m'cFADdinwiess-kyle ' . WnwB.LL.. '
RICE MILLINQ CO. C yfij fpCPQlU
"TBXAe' ORBATBST BU." N . WCUHst CONTIPATION.I I
Beaumont. Triad. Dally capacity t .
barrels rough Tine. Liberal cash advance f OH. CALDWELL'S H a
made on rough rice for toll milling. -Con- VVIDUP PtTsO'.ll I ' "
suit us before making other arrange- I lVr rUrOII J
menu and save money? ; I- . W OURSS INDIOCSTION. 11
V Best in the World.
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Ode. ayalrls) Avs. and Bowline St
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J:3 11. Jen:! fi Ca.
; WV. ANQLE. Manager
MAIN AND McKINNEV
"BOTTOM PRICES "
1 R. CUMINGS LBt CO.
YARD 4 MAM STREBT.
Long Lef Yellow Pine Oak
Cypress Lumber and Shfnglcs "
Of Shirt Waists on women and Shirt
Fronts Collars and Cuffs on men Is
always the rule when they meet af-
ter their garments have been laun-
dered by us. When you want Clean-
Ins or Dyeing or your Laundry Work
done satisfactorily. Qivs Us a Try.
:" 1011 PRAIRIE AVENUS. .
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