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Wbcthcr to be Bold on arrival or to be
We charge Interest on advances at the
ft trial ahiproent and let us demonstrate
cotton to ua.
Daily market quotations and stencil
up section 1M worse than It had ever
been. It Is a vital section controlling-
the disposition of "the roods." It has
"been under the surgeon's knife bo often
St has com to be known as "Meed In g
section 130." Its meaning was douhtfjl
' before. As amended by the Twenty-ninth
legislature. It provided that the candi-
date receiving the highest vote In a
county should be entitled to the full ron-
Yentjri vote of that county. It also went
On to say that the convention vnte of
" A county should be divided among eeral
candidates for the same office propor-
tionally to the vote received by them
tn the primary in said county
This contradiction In the same section
was due to a mistake In the enrollment
i "of the bill during the haste and rush In
- trie closing days of the nsslon. To oor-
feet this blunder and make the law op-
rmtlve so that the succeeding primaries
could be held under it. Governor Ianham
' was forced to rail an extra session of the
legislature In March . 1906 for no other
The corrected law prorated the vote
sunong the several candidates according
: to their strength In the primaries and
provided that the State convention should
reach a nomination by dropping the low
men on each ballot. In the popular vote
'for governor in 1906 Campbell led. with
Brooks second. Colquitt third and Beil
tifth. A? prorated the convention strength
of the candidates put them in the fol-
lowing order: Campbell. Colquitt. Beil
I'rrdpr the rule Brooks was the first to
be dropped. A struggle for bis vote en-
eued and when it became apparent that
Campbell would get it and be nominated.
Colquitt also withdrew. With such a
r - field of candidates the democratic party
.could not have fared badly with any one
. a nominee but under the rule then
r "xistlng nobody roaW be nominated ei-
Cept by a majority of the convention
' t For some reason the last legislature
? rchanged this rvile. Section 130 now pro-
vides that the convention "shall declare
the candidate for each State office who
r has received the largest number of votes
tn the primary election for such office
the nominee of the party for such office.'
f Plurality rule Is thus substituted for ma-
s '. This Is considered by many people a
f Try bad change in the law. When you
tart st the beginning and consider how
r finaiiy voters are disfranchised how few
:' r Of the rest take part In the primaries
asma ma i a Dare piuraniy mates a nom-
ination. It removes the nomination a Ions;
way from the choice of the majority.
Another dangerous aspect of the mat-
tfjr Is that If a dosrn good men were
'ftmnlng for governor In the democratic
primaries ther might so split up the
ote that the veriest scrub could step In
Jsttid get the nomination. In such a case
"v ft would be easy for some special class
' or Interest to vote solidly and carry off
Another new provision embodied In this
.f- sjei flon ts the referendum clause. It pro--.P
Wdes that no political party shall ever
. ifnclude m its platform or resolutions any
ij1 Remand for specific legislation unless
-Jb sjoch demand for such specific legislation
hall have been submitted to a direct
) .Y0& of the people and shall l ave been
. s Indorsed by a majority vote of all the
-wotes cast In the primary election of such
Every body knows the row that pro-
rstekm of the law has stirred up In pollt-
i ieal and legislative circles.
" ; In passing- It should be noted that In
vj Isrritlng these chcCnges Into section 130
t jWJcnother mistake was made which again
JhsaTCS It In a bleeding condition. Thst
danse providing that chairmen of the
-fgflstrlct converitlons shall certify to the
p lewnnty officers the names of the nominees
I'1. fn some way got left ouL Many county
e clerks who wanted tn get the names so
igtfl to Include them on the official ballots
r t Ibare written around to find out where
ftVthey can get the Information. Hon.
- ' 3ames I Walthall assistant attorney
general has advised district chairmen trt
act in such casei:. Just as tey did -ef ore
s this elimination fnim the law orrurred
In many instances no conventions have
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been held at all. as under the law they
are expressly done away with where only
one candidate runs for a district office.
It is pointed out that this will ultimate-
ly have s bad eflect on the esprit de
corps of the part which is heightened
so much through the personal contact
and enthusiasm engendered on such oc-
casions. It Is an attempt to displace the
representative. p stem In politics with the
direct rule of t people. It remains to
te t-eor If the experiment has not been
It ts also admitted that many parts of
the law are u neons tit utlonal. For In-
stance direct tng what political parties
shall put tn their platform. It is an ts
frirgemeut on the right of petition the
right of the people to assemble and ex-
press themselves in their own way.
BETTEEMLKT OF RAILROADS.
American Railroad Employes and
Investors Association Formed.
(AuoruHed Frttt Riport.
CHICAGO September 15. At a meeting
held here of prominent rallwaj- officials
and representatives of the labor organisa-
tions whoee members are represented on
railways tho American Railroad Em-
ployes and Investors' association" was
The following statement of the meet-
ing was made public by P II Morrlssey
grand master of the Brotherhood of Rail-
"The purpose of the Am"i"i-fvn R(ir"""'
Employers and Investor'
shall he tn use all lawful methods to cul-
tivate and maintain between its members
such a spirit of mutual interest and suca
ror.rern oh the part ui ai. lor ..c . .
fare and prosperity of Aintfn.au
as will best promote their successful ana
profitable operations f..r the benefit alik
of their employers investors and t lie
public to encourage by every proper
method cordial and friendly feelings on
the part of the public toward American
railroads and their business; to purely
provide means and methods for obtaining
consideration and hearing from all legis-
lative bodies and commissions empowered
to enact laws rules and regulations af-
fecting the conduct and operation of rail-
roads: to do whatever lawful things may
be necessary in order to secure s. f rt
return alike to capital and to labor In-
terested in American railroads with due
regard at all times to efficient service
fair treatment and safety to the puTlf.
"This association shall at no time be
used for partisan political purposes nor
shall It take part In any controversy. If
any which may arise between railroad
employes and railway officials."
JHAH service or SCHOOLS.
Short Talks on Postal Department to
Be Hade to School Children.
(Aitociated Press Report.)
WASHINGTON September 14. Post -master
General Merer has made an order
which promises beneficent results. The
posTmasters of the country have been di-
rected to confer with their local school
authorities as to the practicability and
desirability of delivering to the school
children short talks on the postal service.
The design Is to Inform the pupils of the
scope of the methods of delivering the
mails classifies! Ion of mail matter and
registery and money order systems. In-
cidentally they are to make known plans
for the betterment such as the estab-
lishment of postal savings banks and the
extension of the parcels post. Wherever
it may be impracticable for postmasters
to deliver lectures they are to furnish the
necessary Information to the school su-
pervisors so as to equip the regular
teachers. It Is the postmaster general
expectation that the school children will
be useful to the postal service in seeing
that letters are properly and plainly au-
dressed. That there Is necessity for action of
the kind Is shown by the volume of busi-
ness transacted by the dead letter office.
During the last year 13.145172 pieces of
mall matter were sent there because the
postmasters were unable to read them.
Malaria Makes Pale Sickly Children.
The OM Standard oye'i TasTelfM Chill
Tonic drives out malaria and builda up the
vrtcm. l or grown people and children. 60c.
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NOTE MEETS FAVOR
RECEIVED BT POWEXS.
Germany Is Somewhat ieticent bat
French Ambassador Is Assured
Spirit Is Most Friendly.
Aisyrij;rl Frrtl Report )
PARIS. Sftitmlwr 16 Report rcelvd
from French diplomatic agents abroad In-
dicate that tho Fraru i-Spantsh note has
fvarywhere produced a favorable Impres-
sion. German) Is somewhat reticent but
M. Oambon. the French ambassador re-
ports thst llcrr Stemrtch. tho actins for-
eign secrelnr has reported that bis gov-
ernment would examine the note In a
most amlabie spirit Till' Is as much as
the foreign office expressed In London
and St Petersburg the governments mani-
fest complete accord and at The Hague
Foreign Minister Van Swtnderln said that
he considered the note to be excellent
and that Holland would adhere to It At
Stockholm the foreign minister replied
that while the note would he submitted
to the king und the council of ministers
lhere was no doubt but that Sweden
Germany's Spirit Friendly.
(Ano.-.jttJ Fr ) KfJJrO
BERLIN. September 15 -Jules Cambon
the French ambassador to Germany has
received assurances Ironi Herr Stemrtch
acting secretary' of the foreign office that
Germany will consider the Franco-Spanish
note regarding Morocco In the most
friendly spirit The ambassador trans-
mitted these cordial expressions to his
government. Herr Stemrlch repeated his
expressions of good will to the Spanish
Preserve Waiting Attitude.
lAstcriaUd Press Retort.)
WASHINGTON. September 15 .The
United States government Is In a waiting
attitude retarding the Moroccan situation.
The Interest here Is more passive and
philanthropic than otherwise and It Is
authoritative stated that In dealing with
the powers regarding Morocco It will not
Interpose any obstructive tactics in reach-
ing a settlement of the situation.
Nearly a Million Has Been Expend-
ed in Vicksburg National Park.
Associated Press Report.)
WASHINGTON. Septernler 15 Accord-
ing to the annual report of the Ylcksburg
National military park oommlsston. a
total of rvT.OCO Las bren appropriated up
to this time by the various State legis-
latures for memorials monuments and
markers to certain person and organisa-
tions. Of the State appropriations Illi-
nois leads with WW.0OO Iowa has 050.000
Wisconsin $130000 and other States vari-
ous amounts down to $5000. I'nlnn anil
Confederate memorials both adorn the
park. A warm tribute la paid to the
memory of Commissioner Lieutenant Gen-
eral Stephen D. Lee. who died May 3
last and by whose death "the country
lost a good and great clUzen the commis-
sion an efficient worker and each of Its
remaining members a deaj personal
It ha been proposed to erect a memo-
rial monument in the .Tark commemora-
tive of the service of the Union army In
the operations of the Vlcksburg cam-
paign and for the erection of such me-
morial an estimate of an appropriation
of lliXI.000 la submitted.
ATLANTIC FLEET AT ALBANY.
Admiral Sperry Gives Dinner on
Board His Flagship.
(Ainciatrd Press Report.)
ALBANY. September 15 The colliers
Tauraus and Epsom arrived here today
bringing coal for the American battle-
Tho garden party to be given by the
premier of West Australia. H. J. Moore
in honor of the American officers had)
to be given up becauao of the Inclement
weather. Instead the premier held a
reception at which there was a numerous
and brilliant gathering. A
Admiral Sperry this evening gave ar
dinner on board tils flagship. The guastt
include me governors or west Australia
the premier a number of prominent cltl-
xens of Albany and a delegation of offi-
cers from the British cruiser Gibraltar.
Emperor Feared Anarchists.
(Associated Press Rrpon.)
PARIS September IS. A dispatch from
Mulhausen AJaace-Lorralne says that
the real reason for the German emperor's
sudden abandonment of his excursion into
French territory a few days ago was ac-
cording to the police the presence of
French anarchists in the district which
the emperor proposed to visit. At the last
moment the police learned that two
French anarchists had gone to the fron-
tier with bombs. This Information came
too late to permit the police to follow and
Intercept the men the description or
whom was vague. Accordingly the em-
peror himself was appealed to not to
cross the frontier and he reluctantly con
Fruit Steamers Overdue.
(Associated Press Report.)
KINGSTON Jamaica. September 16
Owing to the tempestuous weather follow-
ing the recent hurricane In these lati-
tudes a number of fruit steamers from
Baltimore Philadelphia and Boston are
two or three days overdue. Anxiety Is
felt for the United Fruit company's
steamers Admiral Schlry Admiral Dewey
Brooklyne and Bradford.
Four of the Atlantic Fruit company's
steamers are also overdue. These In-
clude the Cuneo Colande Dlgiorgia Sal-
vadore Dl Giorgio and Beacon.
"Young Egyptian Party" Formed.
'Associated Press Retort.)
GENEVE. September 15 At a meeting
held here yesterday the "Young Egyptian
party'' was organized on the same lines
as the "Young Turks."
A dispatch was sent to Sir Edward
Grey the British secretary for foreign
affairs protesting against the continued
occupation of Egypt by Great Britain
and reminding him of the British govern-
ment's oft repeated promise to withdraw
the troops. A second dispatch was sent
to Khedive Abbas Hllml. requesting tho
restoration of a parliamentary regime
French Victory Is Complete.
(Associated Press Report.)
PARIS September IS. Dispatches which
have been received here from Colonel
Alllx. under wIiofo command a French
column recently Kalned a sweeping vic-
tory ovnr the Insurgent tribesmen at
Iloudentb. stnte that reconnaissances have
established the tnct thnt the defeat of
the Insurgents was complete The Arabs
h.iv- b-cn so scattered that there appears
little llkellbecd of a recurrence of their
aggressive tactics A number of submis-
sions already have lieen received from
Reported Killed but Survives.
(Aisciialsd Press Rrfort.
MEMPHIS. September It A lighting
from a railroad train this afternoon. John
H Perkins. 'a well-known buKlnea man
of Memphis who had been reported kll:l
In a wreck near CUrksdale. Miss ester-
day greeted his family ns one i. turned
from tha tomb. The local newspapers had
his name among the killed and his
friends war deploring his sudden death.
Mr. Pert Ins Was badly cut and bruised
but will raoorar from hla Injuries.
GAVE HER EARNINGS
TO STJTPOEt IN IDLENESS TEE
FRIKCEt HEB HUSBAHD.
Be How Scjsets American Girl as
Wife and Hakes Serious Charges
(Associated Press Report.)
PARIS September IS -Prince Robert d
Broglle. whose matrimonial tribulations
In 1906 and 1907 were ventilated In France
and the United States has abandoned his
wife and children and his lawyer has
announced the Intention of the prince to
bring action for divorce on the groind
of adultery. The princess is an Ameri-
can woman. Her maiden name was E-
telle Alexander and she lived In 8an
Francisco. She was the divorced wile of
Sidney B. Belt. She married the prince
In Chicago in 1901. The princess's fither
was opposed to this union and he suc-
ceeded In having the Chicago marriage
declared void by a French court. Fallow-
ing thla action the prince remarried Miss
Alexander under the French law.
When the princess was seen at her
home today she wius Intensely indignant
at what ahe characterlied as the "cruel
und cowardly act" of her husband. She
said that the charge of adultery was
baseless and that it had been simply
trumped up by the prince who doubtless
wanted to rid himself of his American
wtfo for the purpose of marrying an-
other woman or to affect a reconciliation
with his family.
The princess declared that she had sup-
ported her husband by her earnings on the
stage this summer While at Ostend.
singing under the name of Manltse ahe
sent remittances regularly to the prince.
W lien she returned home August 3 the
princess said she noticed coldness on his
part and taxed him with it He thereupon
left the house and told her to call on
his lawyer If she wanted an explanation.
This the princess did and was told that
her husband had left her forever and
that he Intended to bring an action for
divorce on tho ground of adultery. He
claimed the amount of her last remit-
tance proved that she had obtained the
money dishonorably. The princess replied
that even had- this money been obtalied
Improperly which she denied the prince
had not hesitated to accept it.
She described her position as despeiate.
She is besieged by creditors and has not
a penny to support herself and baby.
PLAGUE RAGING IN AZORES.
Government Powerless to Aid Suf-
ferers Owing to Financial Crisis.
(Associated Press Report.)
LISBON September 15 -Word has
reached here that serious disorders have
broken out In the Axores where the
plague is raging. The population of the
towns of Horta on the island of Fayal
and Angra on the Island of Terceira
maddened by the failure of the authori-
ties to take preventative measures against
the disease have indulged In violent riot-
ing. In which several government offlclaU
have been Injured.
New cases of the plague are developing
daily and the epidemic threatens to spread
throughout the entire group. The sick are
lying huddled In hospitals In the most
miserable condition lacking food medi-
cines and other neoeasarsw. The authori-
ties are powerless as the government at
Lisbon owing to the financial crisis has
not been able to remit the $201)00 voted
by parliament for the relief of the plague
stricken district. Commerce Is paralysed
the government having forbidden all com-
munication with the Infected Island.
The Portuguese gun'joat Patria has ar-
rived at Fayal Witt a detachment of
troops which will bs stationed there to
prevent further outbreaks.
SHORT ITEWS STORIES.
CHATTANOOGA Tenn.-The National
convention of First-Class Postmasters Is
in session here.
LOUISVILLE Ky . -William R. Hearst
arrived ir Loilsviile from Birmingham
after concluding a tour of the South.
ST. PETERSBURG. Foreign Minister
Iswujsky Is to leave here shortly on a
trip to the prliclpal capitals of Europe.
. LONDON Tie White Star line Steam-
J ship company ms named Its two great
liners for tbe lew Atlantic service the
Olympic and the Tltantlc.
ST. JOSEPH. Mo Governor John 8.
Little of Arkarsas who Is In a private
sanitarium In l. Joseph Is reported to
be slowly reeoerlng mentally and phy-
sically. ST. PETERSBURG For twenty-four
hours there his been reported In 8t.
Petersburg 240 cases and six deaths from
Asiatic cholera This is almost double
the previous rtcord.
I.OWESOFT. Eng. Prof. John C Hur-ton-Colllns
an nor of essays and pro-
fessor of Knglsh literature at Birming-
ham was founl dead in the woods near
here It is bilieved that he poisoned
ST. LOUIS 4 receiver for the Choc-
taw Gas Light md Heating company a
Missouri corpora Ion In business at South
McAlester. OkJ. was appointed by Judge
Dyer in the l.nted States circuit court
NEW YORK. -A man found uncon-
scious In Central ark with a bullet wound
wound In the harK of his head during the
night was identifled-aa a Roman Catholic
priest from Santtigo. Santo Domingo Ar-
turo Arsenlclo by name.
MEMPHIS Tern When he beheld the
corpse of his wife who died from fright
because she thought her husband had
been shot by chrken thieves. Jack But-
tery a prominent merchant of Oingo
Williamson county blew his brains out
with a revolver.
NEW YORK A private message from
Nicaragua annoi nres the resignation of
Senor Corea the N'lcaraguan minister to
Washington and the appointment as his
successor Ir. Docolfo Esplna who Is now
the Nlcaragiian minister of foreign af-
fairs. BERLIN Representative Richard Bar-
thold president f the American group
of the Interparliamentary Union in be-
half of the American delegation pre-
sented a peace fhu to the German group
at a public meeting held in the reichstag
PARIS - A dispatch has been received
from the governor general of Indo-Chlna.
reporting that a hand of sharpshooters
surprised a body of Chinese bandits on
September fi. on the Sangekee river. Many
of the bandltr were killed and the rest
were drowned while seeking to escape
MEMPHIS Tenn Mose B. Cook who
shot and killed his wife at the comer of
Third street ami Monroe avenue this
city according to declarations of rela-
tives planned to kill his wife his sister.
Ills brother-in-law and himself. Cook's
defense will he emotional insanity brought
on by whiskey and cocaine.
I.EXIN'CTON'. Ky Suit was filed at
Jackson by Mr Evolyn Hogg daughter
of the late Judge James Margin the
noted feud leader against her mother
Mrs. Llewh n llargls and her brother.
Beech Hnrgls. seeking to have the depart-
ment store and all other Hargls prop-
erty placed in the hands of a receiver.
The estate Is worth about $180000.
South Atlantio Coast Safe.
(Associated Press RePori.)
WASHINGTON. September 115 -The
hurricane which swept through the West
Indies yesterday i a used damage at Turks
Island and headed for the Jfttwtda coast
lias changed Its course and is proceeding
toward the Bermudas FprtCOIter Garrett
of the weather bureau declares the storm
will pass off to sea and that the South
Atlantis coast Is now afsf front a vlsita-
TIME MD PLACE
DEPOSIT $1.00 IF YOU WILL
4 INTEREST will be miiti an J compounded
twice yearly in our SAVINGS DEPARTMENT
UNION BANK & TRUST CO. Houston
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We Assure Personal Attention and Courteous Treatment
DENIES THE RUMOR
JTO HOLDING C0MPAHT C0NTEM-
TEMPLATED For Union and Southern Pacifies
and No Immediate Financing
Is Being' Considered.
(Associcted Press Report.)
NEW YORK. September 1&.-E. H. Har-
riman in an Itervlew today declared there
was nothing in the oft repeated rumor
of a holding company for the Union Pa-
cific and Southern Pacific properties and
that no Immediate financing was con-
templated for those lines.
"Why nave the stocks of Union and
Southern Pacific been so exceedingly
strong?" somebody asked.
"Because they were too weak before"
waa Mr. Harrlman s quick reply.
Mr. Harrlman told with apparent sat-
isfaction of the. great decrease In operat-
ing expenses effected by his lines. "And
we hope to do still' better" he added.
"The reason we are operating at such a
low rate Is because of our good physical
Mr. rrnrrlman said he favored an In-
crease tn freight rates If only to help
the weaker railroads which are In a low
physical state and can not hope to Im-
prove their condition until they get bet-
The people Mr. Harrlman said were
getting to feel more favorable to proper
railroad management. The moat cordial
relations now exist out West and the fur-
ther West you go the more this feellngis
emphasised he said.
Mr. Harrlman declined to discuss the
political situation but speaking general
ly he said:
"Something has got to be done to arouse
the people to a sense of their responsi-
bility whether it be for the one party or
The existing Interstate commerce laws
are a menace to the railroad development
of the country he said. "Repeal so much
of the Bherman law as applies to the
transportation companies." he said.
TO REDUCE QUARANTINE AREA
Report of the Lire Stock Committee
to Be Hade Today.
(Houston Post Special )
WASHINGTON. September 15 A com-
mittee of the Interstate Association of
Uve Stock Sanitary Boards with Dr.
Tait Butler of North Carolina as chair-
man having under consideration the
question of recommending changes in the
cattle quarantine line so as to reduce the
area within the quarantine line. In view
of the progress made In the eradication
r the fever tick of shortening the riuar-
antlne season will make Its report to-
morrow to the convention.
The session today was devoted to dis-
cussion of tuberculosis In cattle and meat
and milk Inspections. After a meeting
of the afternoon sessions today the as-
sociation held a banquet tonight which
waa attended by nearly all the delegates
and high officials of the department of
SEEKS FRIENDLY SETTLEMENT
Dutch General Assembly Briefly
Mentions Venezuelan Trouble.
(Associated Press rtrporl.)
THE HAGUE September 18.-The
speech from the throne at the opening
of the state's general assembly today was
read by Premier Heemskerk te tk J)r
opens its doors this morning at
Number Five Naught Five Main St
near where Prairie crosses. We do
most cordially invite you to pay
us a visit. Vie shall he glad to
see you and to have you see us
LHT NO DAY PASS upon which you can not look back and sy
"I saved something."
IT MEANS financial Independence and moral freedom.
START a checking or savings account today.
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sence of Queen Wllhelmlna who Is con-
valescing from her recent illness. The
speech makes hut a brief reference to
the differences between the Netherlands
and the republic of Venesuela which re-
sulted In the Dutch minister at Caracas
being expelled from Venesuela by Presi-
"In our friendly relations with Vene-
suela." the governor says In the speech
"an Interruption occurred which our gov-
ernment Is trying to overcome peace-
fully." The other mention of the subject Is
under the heading of Colonies" where
the following sppesrs:
"The colony of Curacao Is suffering a
loss through the Interruption of trade
with the republic of Venesuela."
The speech foreshadows additional tax-
ation and announces that a hilt will be
Introduced far a general tax on Incomes
with a supplementary tax on capital.
INQUIRY FOR OSCAR T. LAVS.
Brother in Jackson Tenn. Last
Heard of Him in Texas.
(Houiof Post Speciol.)
NEW ORLEANS September 15 Inqui-
ries reached the Inspector of police yes-
terday asking for Information regarding
a young man named Oscar T. Uaus a
discharged soldier from the United States
array who was last heard from In San
Hugo V. Neuhaus & Go.
Houston. - Texas
06 Franklin Are.
Obtained. John la. Spellmaa. U. a Pauat
Attorney Stewart Building Houston.
Texas. Write me for patent literature.
Twelve resre" experience. Experience
counts. 1 am a lawyer and a Registered
Antonio Texas where he wrote a letter
on September 4 to his brother Jesse A.
Laus of Norwood. Tenn. In which he
said he would be home In two or three
days. Laus was last stationed In Fort
Clark. Texas and was honorably dls- '
charged there. He was a member In good
standing In the Brotherhood of Railway
Trainmen and belonged to .'hoenlx lodge
No. flu. He had with him hjs receipts
for July and August and September and
his traveling card. Laus Is described as
being about five feet eight Inches tall
weighed about 150 pounds was 23 years
of age. had dark hair and brown eyes
and carried himself very erect. Informa-
tion of him is wanted" by his brother
Jesse A. Laus. care of Pelsenthal A Tan-
ner grocers at Jaottaon Tenn.
HALE-WINDHAM Nacogdoches. Tex
as September H. Lest Sunday at tha
residence of Oscar V. Murphy Ford Halo
and Miss Vallta Windham were united in
marriage. Rev. J. W. Mills officiating.
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