The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 25, Ed. 1 Sunday, February 6, 1910 Page: 2 of 56
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$18.30 e? "Hot Springs
LIMIT il DAYS TOR RETURN
Ticket Office 217 Main Street
M. L. N. ORRIS Altai
? Short Texas Specials
' UONZAI.KS Texas. IVhrusty . A
: petition has been prehenici! lo trie county
.' judge asking for school bond election
. In the Sample school district i!i' amounts
r On bonds to be issncil bolus 1"N.
BASTROP. Texi.s. February (.-During
the month oi Juiiiu.:-y tii.-rc were re-'orde-l
-la the count clerk's office of liaMrop
cotintv fourteen births ami -'v o'.ith.
:i Twenty-four permits to. vcd were issued
during the month.
lUNTSVILLE. Texa. 1-Ybr.iaiy 4.-Thj
.... Second well sunk for oil on I if Spell place.
'. In the wei.t en-1 of Walker cou'itv has re-
sulted In failure. At a ilept'i oi 2 f.-et
. the drillers struck salt wat-T. Tne first
j well proved to lie a "dust r."
'. TVHITE.SHORO. Texas. Kcbnmt 4 -Fire
supnot-ed to have -iigi-ia:ed from t ;e
xnloslon of a heating stovo In which
gas from the co.il had ooliecttd tanked
damage estimated at Sl"f in the local
shops of the Te.vt an 1 raiific r.ii!wa .
' CALVERT. TexM. 1-VUruarv S. In the
damage unit of llui rj KlelU of this i t x-
'. egainM tie International ai..i ilreat
A Northern the 1"-v Rave the plaintiff a.
verdict for 1HV which wa tie full
amount sued fo-. In tins r.i-.- .Mr. nei-i
alleged damai:' to his i Top.
of water belt ir ba- ke.l on hi- plantation
; by an embankment constru-.-te-l iy the
FORT 'WOKTH. Texas. Ve'.-ri .i-y - -Jolinnv
'Watt tnel I-. the countv
court this morn!!ip --n the i:.aii;e of loan-
ing money t- ne t-.'ii -a foi:n-l
a-ldltv nr.d liiie.l S '-" lr 'lie iffense.
' ".Charges wen- pre.:.i-l aBaliist W atts In
ine county eo-iii i-v sai - i o;t -.itn
'.; north side ortVk-.K aft - - .n liixestlgatlott
A filel a formal ciinuilaint.
'. The case came for hearing this
' morning am! Walls was fo-m-l gutltr. it
. liaving been shown that loalse-1 u onev
to Kmevt Smith with which the latter
paid his i t:ix
This is the first an-1 only rae of the
kind arising th.is ear and is not. as lias
4j lwn suggested a test case in any sense.
ys the defendant -lid not loan th money
1o Smith with any idea of testing the
legality or constitutionaltty of t la" s
governing such casts according to t:ie
EXTRADITION OF CHIMIN ALS.
Constitutionality Was Subject of
Discussion by Senate.
t.4sociatJ Press letJr?.
; WASHINGTON February 5. The sen-
ate gave the greater part of today to the
question of the constitutionality of .tho
extradition of criminals from one btattf
.i to another in cases In which the prose-
I cution is according to the "process of ln-
I The subject arose in connection with a
lblll requiring the recocnitlon of this sys-
Iteni of prosecution. It was antagonized
; 11 y tsenators Root and Heyhurn and was
advocated by a large number of sena-
tors. fixators Clark of Wyoming and
Itailey took the pusition that each ante
'eluld have the right to prescr. its
own methods of prosecuting criminals.
"It tjes far clearer vision than mine
to see in the bill any violation of the con-
stitution or the rights of the States" de-
1 ciared Mr. Clark-
No action sat taken on the bill.
The only important action taken was
on a bill opening to settlement to unal-
lotted land in the Pine Ridge Indian
reservation in South Cakota.
Early in the day Senator Aldrich re-
- ported from the committee on public ex-
penditures a bill creating a permanent
: commission for the regulation of methods
of government expenditure.
He failed to obtain the unanirc-us con-
aent asked to have the measure acted
upon today Senator Elkins objecting.
' GOVERmreNT TO BE LIABLE
.For Deposits in Postal Savings
Banks Declared Carter.
(AliociateJ Prtss Report.)
WASHINGTON February 5.-The re-
Wmalbillty ot the government for the
payments of the postal savings deposits
wa discussed m the senau during the
consideration of the postal savings bank
Senator Burton of Ohio asked Mr. Car-
ter in charge of the measure whether
h government would bear the relation
f trustee or that of debtor to the postal
SG?-- Mr- replied that taTre-
S?nehLp W(ul'l be thai of creditor and
debtor but he had no 't-ubt that the de-
- " urpTtBinji a uii me oansa
would b sk promptly met by the banks
f -M to avoid embarrassment to tiie gov-
"But suppoae." persisted the Ohlolan
"that in the end the money should not
be paid ox-er?"
"Then." responded the Montana sen-
ator 'the government would be liable "
Mr. Burtan wanted to know If it was
ot possible that In times of stress the
funds of the banks were to be unavail-
able to depositors. Mr. Carter thought.
however that the postal funds would be
. subject to check at all times for anr of
the purposes outlined by the bill and ho
considered any other contingency as verv
REFLECTED ON CONFEDERATES
Eeyburn Opposed Extension of Cour.
tesy by War Department.
; ' IHouston Past Specul.)
; WASHINGTON February 5. The des-
picable x-lperous head of sectional ha-
" trad appeared In the senate today when
Wei don Brinton Keyburn senator from
Idaho objected to the Immediate consld-
" "ration of the resolution of Senator Bank-
Head to authorite the war department to
lend tents and camp equipage for the
Confederate reunion at Mobile. Anrll X
31 and S. '
Under the rule the resolution - had to
CO over until Monday when a'-cordlng
to assurances given to Mr. Rankhead it
WTU easily pass. Heybum Is the same
person who sought to rename civil war
passions by criticising the placing In
statuary lutll the bronze figure of Gen-
. era.! Robert E. Lee the gift of the State
of Virginia. It is to the credit of most
Northern members of consress that they
have been outspoken in ti.eir condemna-
tion of Heyburn's unspeakable meanness.
Wnwn the Lee stat'ie episode i-ame up
hi own colleague. Senator Borah went
t the democratic side and said to one
of the Southerners there: "I hot you
gentlemen do not think I can sympathize
with anything; like that."
V . We are now receiving our 1910 line
and can offer extra inducements both
in variety and prices.
HOUSTON PAINT COMPANY
Paints aod Wall Paper '
: EVERT DAY:
I. & G..N-
Sftorf News Stories
WASHINGTON. February 5. Charles
11. luhigc. a retired Washington hank
er ti. vears of sue. commuted sult-Me at
hi home here today by shooting himself
with a r-'VoUer.
LONDON. Frhruarv &.-Fire today de-
stroved l'oisCth. Krasler Weir's whole
sale fur. hat an-l cap warehouse. Tne
wholesale ditti-t was threatened for a
lime. The. loss Is about S7iotO.
yl INCV Mass.. February 6. I'ontraets
were finally signed tla- In Ijondon for
the lonstrii-Hon In this country of two
haul ships of the so-railed lreadnaiiglit
tlass for the Argentine reHiblie.
XASH II.I.K. Trnn. February 4 Rr.
A'uila-tt L.ogamirse age-i 7 one of the
most distinguished ministers of the South-
ern l'resl-yterlan ehureh died suddenly
at Ms home In llopktnsvllle Ky . today.
VASHlXi;TiiS. Kebruary &. Tile rar-
riase free of patage of all mall matter
aent by The-Mora Rooeevolt Is propose!
h Representative Hamilton Fish of New
York In a bill to that effect wlui'h lie haa
I.1TTLK RDfK. Ark.. Kebruary 5.
President A. 1'. Allen of the '-terstate
Cotton Seed I'rusherB' association today
i a. led ihe annual convention of that as
sociation to be held In Uttle Rock. May
4 u:id J.
. COTA'.MHrs. O.. February 4. John Kit-
Patrick negro was "lect ocuted In the
dhio itentteutiary at 12. 12 a. in. today for
tre murder of John Steele a Steuben villa
irugKlst. by whom he was employed.
In ilarch. 1M.
NEW YORK. February 5. -Patrick PI.
km. a carpenter who recently came to
New York from the West. Is In the
l.ehaniioii hospital because he delilierate-
ly sawed the end of a tog on wh:cli he
was seated six stories above ground.
NEW YORK. February 5. The streets
of N.'w York will be da'lv sprinkled w tn
a chloride solution to kllf bacteria If the
I suggestion ot rrof. Charles tiaskervllle
j head of the department of chemlstrv of
the College of the City of New York is
NEW ORLEANS. February 4. Henry
Schw abacher president of the wholesale
grocery firm of J and SI. Schwalmcher
limited killed himself In the company's
warehouse in Magazine street late this
attern.sin by shooting himself hi the
head with a pistol.
NEW ToRK. February 5 Wllllats)
Marconi the inventor of wireless teleg-
raphy has arrive! i w ort froni
England on his way to Cape Hreton.
w here h-:- w ill superintend ine erection
of a new tower sistion to replace that
destroyed by fire last year.
JACKSON. Miss.. February 5. Frank
Leslie Rel inger. founder and former edi
tor of the Jackson Dally News dlett !..-
night at Baird. Texas afte: an Illness oi
about three years with tuberculosis .or
twenty years Mr Bellinger was a con-
spicuous figure in Mississippi journal. sal.
KNOXV1LI.E. Tenn.. February 5.
Bert Redford. assistant secretary of the
Hailroad Young Men s Christian Associa-
tion was shot and killed in the associa-
tion's rooms near the Southern railway
depot this afternoon by John W. Cash
a flagman in the employ of the Southern
NEW YORK. 'February S.-TTte head-
quarters of the American suffragettes
here has received an appeal from Hawaii
for membership. The application is from
an organization of women of Honolulu
who are planning a crusade with the ob-
ject of obtaining vot?s for women In the
COVXCIL BLUFFS. Iowa. Feb. 5 The
trial or trank Scott charged witn act-
ing as a "stee:er" for the alleged swin-
dling gang of which J. C. Maybray is
said to have been the head ended today
In an acquittal. Scott was accused of
aiding the: robbery of John nermel-
brecht of Bancroft of Sit.
MEMPHIS. Tenn.. February 4. Mrs.
Roy E. Andrews wife of a traveling
salesman of Richmond. Va. was found in
a dying condition late tonight in' her
apartments at a local boarding house
from the effects of an overdose of lauda-
num. She died several hours later. De-
spondency prompted the woman to end
U0BLEMA1T TO VISIT H0UST0F.
Duke and Duchess of Manchester
Will Tour South.
(Associated Press Rtpjr! )
CINCINNATI Ohio February 6.-The
lluke and duchess of Manchester accom-
panied by the father of the duchess who
Is Eugene Zimmerman of Cincinnati will
leave here next Thursday night for the
South. They plan to spend fully one
month m that part of the country before
they leave for the Orient on their tour
of the world. They will reach Cincinnati
'Wednesday morning of next week and
wiU leave here Thursday night.
The itinerary is not given to the press
but it includes Louisville Nashville'
hattanooga. Mobile. Houston Dallas'
Galveston. San Antonio and New Orleans'
They will go to Los Angeies through
Arizona and New Mexico arriving at the
Southern California city in about a
They will sail two or three weeks later
for Honolulu and will make their tour
i-ngland In about thirteen months spend-
ing consiaerable time in the Far East
and In Europe.
MALARIA MAKES PALE BLOOD.
The Old Standard Grove's Tati Chill
Tccic. crnres out maUria and bnildi up ths
system. For grown people and children. SOc
Former Postmaster General Dead.
(Associated Press Report
WASHINGTON. February 5-James
i!!iam Marshall former postmaster
general died in this city from general
debility incident to old age. He was born
In Clarke county Virginia. August 14
1K2. In 10 he was appointed United
States consul to Ieds. England and
from U69 to 1T1 was firn assistant post-
master general. K
TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY
lake LAXATIVE BKOMQ guimn. iab'et.
P'""" 7.""1 .mone'r 'f fails to cur.
.. vt GKU b signature is on each box. 2Se.
II 6 U STON DAILY PO
SLUMP IN EGGS
Predicted as Result of the Mild
Weather in the South.
PRESENT PRICE 36 CENTS
Per Doien to Consumer According
to Estimate of Chicago Commis-
sion Merchant Receipt
Said to Be Increasing:.
Atsoeialti Prtsi Rrfart. )
CIHCAOO February 6 Fresh eggs
have been placed at the top of the slide
that ends In moderate prices according
to the prediction of Water street com-
mission merchants. Mild weather In the
South and Southwest la sdvan th
son for the promised drop.
"Receipts of frwsn eggs hare been In-
creasing within the last few days and
now more than 6000 oases or l.SiMl into
eggs are being received dally" said F.
M Heggle of Lepam Ileggle. commls-
The wholesale price of fresh erg as
made on the butter and egg board today.
Is :r cenU per dosen for first fruits. On
this basis the consumer should be able
to buy new laid eggs at not more than t
cents. There are only few cold storage
Number of Destitute Increased.
l Astociited Prtss Rtfort.)
NEW YORK. February 6. Effects of
the Increased cost of. living upon the
working classes are shown In the largely
expanded number of applications to the
city for aid as disclosed In figures made
in the last twelve months more than
6.tM persona sought relief from the
charities department an Increase of more
than S per cent in five years. There were
applications in 1904 and 10C40 last
Suicides have Increased nearly SO iter
cent from 14 to 19US.
MADRIZ TROOPS DEFEATED.
Insurgents Are Reported to Be Ad
vancing on Managua.
.AsioriateJ Press Report.)
BLI Kl'lL'LDS. Nicaragua February a
lilspatihes received here -describe the en
gagement which took place between the
nsurgetits under General Mens and the
government troops. In an official dis-
patch General Mena savs that he !trut.
ed t4 of the enemy commanded bv Gen
eral Garrtda a Guatemalan at
arias midway between I a l.lherm.l .o.l
tlalitia. General Mena i-nmhl.u: nt.-i
he enemy captc.riiie many prisoners and
Ifles. The loss s to the Madrid forces
Were liuvv. while the provision: suf.
fered 1-sJt slight losses.
General Menu is nushlncr fnrwnrt n
join General Chaniorro at Comapa which
w en along ine way to Aianagua.
Chaniorro In the last few dv In hta
auiance upon tne capital executed a flank
movement thus evading the Madrts
troops who expected to engage him at
Acoyapa. Comapa Is one and a half davs'
march from Tesutepe. In Managua nrov-
nce. w-itli a clear road from there to
The provisional government exnects
lat the neonle of Granada and Rivas will
reinforce the provisionals making Es-
trada's army t00 stronn. Great excite
ment prevails here.
The ernclitlon which went to Greytown
on the gunboat Ometepe has returned
after having been fired upon a number
of times by the batteries. No landing
A courier from Chaniorro bearing dls-
natches to General Mena was captured by
the Madrlz soldiers and shot.
THREE MEN ROBBED TRAIN".
Passengers Relieved of Valuables
While Hurried to Destination.
(Associated Press Refcri.t
PITTSBURG Kan.. February Three-
unidentified men held up the passengers
on an eastbound Missouri Pacific passen-
ser trtun five miles east of here tonight.
They were unmasked. About $ and
a small amount of jewelry were taken
from the passengers.
One of the robbers covered the passen-
gers with two targe revolvers. Another
produced a gunny sack and started on
his collecting tour. From each passenger
he took everything of value. Money
watches diamonds and rings all went into
the sack. Throughout the progress of
the robbery the train hurried ahead. Xot
one of the crew with the exception of
the conductor knew- a robbery was being
REORGANIZATION IS PLANNED.
English Capital Will Back Mexican'
National Packing Company.
(Associated Press Report.)
MEXICO CITY. February S. All of
the safes and books of the Mexican Na-
tional Packing company were placed un-
der court seals today and will remain in-
accessible until a complete Inventory of
the properties of the concern is made.
Henry Dekay. who yesterday was ap-
pointed receiver by a Mexican court for
the company and who had previously
been appointed by a New Jersey court
opened a new set of books today and an-
nounced that the business of th firm
would continue uninterrupted.
SIX SAILORS WERE DROWNED.
Steamer Farrallon Is Total Wreck
Off Alaskan Coast.
(Associated Press Report.)
SEWARD Alaska February S. Th
Alaska Steamship company steamer Far-
rallon is a total wreck on Arreona reef
Illama bay and six members of her crew
are believed to have perished In attempts
to obtain relief for the passengers The
passengers and members of the crew ar-
rived here today aboard the steamer Vic-
toria by which they were rescued Feb-
ruary 3 after passing nearly a month en-
ramped in weather frequently 40 degrees
The Farrallon met her doom on January
D during a snowstorm.
Stokes Is Surgeon General.
(Associated Prtss Report.)
WASHINGTON February 6. Burgeon
Charles F. Stokes was today confirmed
by the senate to be surgeon general and
chief of the bureau of medicine and sur-
gery In the navy department with the
rank of rear admiral th appointment to
take effect today.
MILLIKIEN. Huntsvtlle Texas Feb-
ruary 4 J. II. Mllllklen a prominent
lumberman of East Texas and for fifty
years a citizen of Walker county died
of pneumonia Wednesday night at li's
home two miles from town. He wes
buried yesterday In Oakwood cemetery.
Comes In Itching burning oozing drying
and scaling patches on th face head
hands arms legs or body and the Itching
Is commonly worse at night when It 1
sometimes almost Intolerable.
Belt rheum can not be cured by out-
ward applications th blood must be
purified and th medicine to tak I
which has cured this persistent and troa-
blesatn disease Id thousands of cases.
Oet Hood's Barsaparllla today. In
Uamd (on or tablets aUd
ST; felJN D A Y' ' M ORN
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HOW TO FIND OUT.
Fill bottle er common class with
urine and let It stand twenty-four hours;
sediment or- settling usually Indicates
an unhealthy ooadltlon of the kidneys.
To frequeat - desire to urinate scanty
supply pain or dull eh In the back
should also convince you that the kid-
neys or bladder are out ot order.
What to Do. .
There Is comfort In the knowledge so
often exresed that Dr. Kilmer s Swamp-
Boot. tho great kidney llvsr and bladder
remedy. fulfills almost every wish In re-
lieving pain In tho back kidneys liver
Nadder and every .part of the urinary
Paaag. corrects Inability to hold
urine and scalding pain In passing It. or
bad effects following us of liquor wlu
or beer and overcomes that unpleasant
necessity of being compelled to get up
many times during the night to urinate.
Th mild pleasant and eitraordlnary
effect of Swamp-Root Is soon realized.
It stands the highest for Its wonderful
results In th most distressing cases. If
you need a medicine you should have
the best. Sold bv drurrlsts In flftv-cent
and one-dollar sizes.
You may have a sample 1 bottle of
Swamp-Root the great kldnev remedy
and a book that tells all about It. both
sent absolutely free by mall. Address
j';. ixniuer at u& Wlnghamton .N. X.
When writing be sure to mention that
you read this generous offer In the
Houston Sunday Post. Don't make any
mistake but remember the name
Swamp-Root. Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root
and the address. Binghamton N. Y. on
every bottle. -
Air-Nitrates in Germany
Consul General A. M. Thackara of ter-
lln answers as follows the queries of an
American correspondent regarding the
manufacture of alr-nltratea and the
status of farming In Germany:
Atmospheric nitrogen Is utilized. In
making nitrates for fertilizing purposes.
In accordance with two general systems
In Germany as well as In Norway Italy
and other European countries and In
Canada. n The formation of the so-
called calca eous nitrogen tkalckstlck-
stoff) which has the chemical formula
Ca (ON) N. and which is formed bv
(passing nitrogen over heated ft cfurii
carbide or through a heated mixture of
lime and charcoal and (2) the direct com-
bination of the elements In the air-oxvgen
and nitrogen by the use of the electric
spark and the formation of nitrate by
bringing these combinations Into eontct
with the pijoper calcium or other com-
ponents. There are several processes by means
of which the nitrogen which combines
with the calcium carbide in the forma
tion of calcareous nitrogen is separated
from Uie oxygen In the air. One Is bv
passing air over the copper coils by-
means of which the oxygen Is removed.
Another process Is to obtain free nitrogen
by the partial evaporation of liquefied
air. The great ex Dense attend nir this
latter process renders it Impracticable
and the nitrogen so obtained Is still
much mixed with oxygen coinoounds.
Nitrogen Is also obtained bv one Ger
man firm In Hamburg and Hanover
by cooling the gases of combustion and
lemoving the Impurities by passing the
gases through retorts filled with copper
and copper oxides and then through soma
substance that absorbs the carbon ox-
ide. QUALITIES OF PRODUCT SHCON D
The so-called calcareous nitrogen ob-
tained by tho various processes is a
grayish substance containing about 20
per cent nitrogen. As a fertilizer it is
generally supposed to be as efficient as
ammonium sulphate and but little In-
ferior to. saltpeter. The exact effect of
the cyanide in the compound .Is as yet
not understood. By heating the whole
of the nitrogen in the compound Is
changed Into ammonia from which am-
monium sulphate may be formed. The
practicability of the production of calcar-
eous nitrogen depends upon cheap power
supply anu nence tne plants are gener-
ally located where water power Is avail-
able. The substance is produced in many
different countries and the estimated to-
tal production for 1K8 was about 4o0uU
The 'eeond system by which nitrates
are obtained by the direct combination of
the oxygen and nitrogen of the air is
much more recent in its development
than .the above. After numerous at-
tempts had been nade in various coun-
tries the Norwegian inventors. Birkland
and Eyde finally succeeded in making
' the process Industrially practicable (de-
scribed in a monograph on ".Manufacture
of Alr-N'Itrates" recently published by
me Dureau oi manuiaciurersi. Accord-
ing to their system the end of each
of the electric poles through which a
current is passing is exposed to the ac-
tion of a magnet which causes the elec-
tric spark to spread out into a disk-
like flame. This flame la surrounded by
some material tKat resists combustion
thus leaving a disk-shaped inclosure
through which the atmosphere is sucked.
As the atmosphere at which this reaction
takes place Is very high and as the at-
mosphere passes comparatively rapidly
through the flame only from 1 to 2 per
cent of the elements in the air Is trans-
formed. The compounds formed begin
to decompose when their temperature is
lowered and therefore methods are de-
vised to rapidly decrease their tempera-
ture to the point at which they can form
more stable products. For this purpose
the compounds are passed through an
evaporation apparatus and after their
temperature has been reduced to about
60 degrees Reaumur they are passed Into
an oxidation chamber and oxidized Into
nitrogen dioxide from which the nitrates
are made. The farthest advance in this
system has been made in Jsorway prin-
clpallv by the firm of Blrkeland T?vde.
and In factories located at Xotodden
Svalgfos and Chrlstiansand. A similar
system In Germany Is used at the
"Badlsche Anllln pnd Soda Fabrik" at
Ludwigsha'en am Rheln. The nitrates
so formed are quite pure and have thus
far been consumed principally in the In-
dustries only a small quantity having
been used as fertilizers.
COST OF PRODT'rTIO.V WORKS OF
The cost and volume of production of
each system depend upon the availability
of cheap power and th production of
calcareous nitrogen also depends upon
th prices at which lime and coal or
charcoal are available. One estimate
places the cost of the production of cal-
careous nitrogen containing 20 per cent
nitrogen at 270 to J15 francs (J62.ll to
l79) per metric ton (220i.tf pounds).
This would make the nitrogen in the
compound cost to 30 cents a kilo (2 i
pounds) while the cost of the nitrogen
In compounds formed by the direct com-
bination of the elements in the air Is
generally conceded to be less. The ex-
periments made with fertilizers of either
system. In comparison with Chilean Bait-
peter are generally favorable to the ar-
tificial product. In sandy soil the cal-
cium nitrate formed by the direct com-
bination of the elements In the air
uiuugui. even oeuer result than the
A description and Illustrations of the
mechanical devices m use In the elec-
trical system of producing atmospheric
nitrogen is published by on Witt in Das
Technlsch-Chemische Instltut for
'r-whlch may be procured for 2 marks
(t0.C6i at the Weidmanns'che Buch-
handlung Zimmer-Str. w Berlin and
a cursory description of the various pro-
cesses in use In both systems as well
as the numbers of the various patents
covering the same is given in Btahl und
Elaen for May IS. la published In Dus-
seldorf. Copies of the German patents
!2.?.b? P.rd.. Bt 1 to marks each
($0238 to 10.4761 through an American or
a German patent attorney
i Another book giving an exhaustive de-
scription of the technical and Industrial
applications of atmospheric nitrogen Is
Issued by Doctors Donath and Frensel
of th Technical high school at Brunn.
and can be obtained from the book
dealer A. Beydel. Konlggratser-Str. SI
Brtl- Th? Price of this book Is 7
POINTS OF 8TJPERIORTTT W QER-
i MAN FARMING. '
As to farsalng km general fee OentMOr i
I NO FEB 11 U A li Y 0 1U1U.
IN THIS SALE
a direct cash loss to us. But we are clear iiig
our stock maling new friends an J proving tbt original
value most thoroughly.
$30.00 Suits and (I Q AA
Overcoats now.. plOeVU
95.00 suits and f r
SIMS & LAEVERENZ
Something new. Biggest assortment in the city.
Ail the Latest Gift Books in Valentine Edition.
1009 Congress Avenue . i
It may lie said to be be In advance of
the I'nited States in two respects: (1)
The application of scientific Intensive
methods aid c' in organization. The
German farmer generally has much less
land at his disposal and hence can not
afford to have as large fields keep us
much stock nor have as Improved ma-
chines as the American. He must there-
fore make his fields yield as much as
possible by means of scientific fertiliza-
tion and care of the crop by drainage
and the avoidance of waste lie must
take proper care of his stock so as to
make it as useful and productive as
possible and on the other hand a much
larger percentage of the work must be
done by hand. Progressive Herman far-
mers are also definitely organized for tho
purpose of making experiments relating
to agriculture for the purchasing of
farm .requisites and the selling of the
products of the farm and also for the
purpose of providing funds tor making
loans to members of the organizations
ami giving pecuniary aid where neces-
sary. MUSHROOM P0IS0NIHO.
Symptoms and Treatment Rule to
Observe in Gathering Fungi.
(From the Youth's Companion.)
Considering the frightful consequences
of gathering and eating poisonous mush-
rooms in mistake for the edible variety
It Is little short of marvelous that a per-
son without knowledge should dare go
Into the fields and woods and pick and
eat any of the fungi growing there.
If you are thoroughly familiar with
some particular variety of edible mush-
room and can distinguish it at sight from
'all others however similar In color and
for) i It is safe to eat that particular va-
riety; but you must beware of other
kinds that resemble It for however -slight
the difference In appearance one may be
edible. and the other poisonous.
There is no absolute rule for distin-
guishing the edible from the poisonous
kinds and It Is better therefore to give
no general rules but to follow only one:
(Suspect every mushroom which you do
not know positively to be edible. To this
rule uerhar-s mav be added a sec.imi
learn to distinguish the whlte-spjred
agarles uid avoid them all for although
there is an edible species. It requires an
expert to tell it and the poison of anoth-
er species is deadly and there is no
known antidote for it.
The chief poisons In mushrooms' are
two in number muscarin and phallin.
The first of these produces svmntoms i h-
sembling those of alcoholic Intoxication
followed by convulsions or paralysis col-
lapse and death from heart failure. These
symptoms come on soon after the mush-
rooms have been eatem
In poisoning by phallin the symptoms
do not appear until several hours after
the meal. They resemble cholera begin-
ning with severe abdominal pain. Boon
followed by vomiting purging and col-
lapse. In all cases of mushroom poisoning
vomiting should be iniiuced as soon as
possible and a large dose of castor oil
may be given to hasten the elimination
of any as yet unabsorbed portions of the
Stimulants are needed to support the
heart and milk containing an abundan e
of magnesia or bicarbonate of sodium
may be given.
Injections of a salt solution Into the
veins and In case of muscarin poisoning
hypodermic injections of atropin are
often employed by physicians with bene-
fit. CASUALTIES OF 0THHR DAYS.
The Bursting Boiler One of Things
the Auto Has Replaced.
"How can a fellow who has passed the
half century stone and a few more be-
sides help feeling that the whirlllgig Is
not what It used to be when even the
ways In which people get killed are not
what they were?" said a man who had a
box party on the celebration of a birth- !
day. "Every day we read of sudden
deaths on the football field or from au-
tomobile collisions and spills or drop
from flying machines. How did people get
killed before these modern death methods
"You hardly ever hear any more of a
sudden killing in any of the old time
ways. Is It because people do not take
the chances they used to take or is an
old fashioned killing out of date and not
"It Is easy to explain why we seldom
hear of steamboat boiler explosions with
accompanying loss of life because steam-
boating has nearly pased away. That
used to be the horror that we expected to
find on the first page of our paper.
"Except In summer you seldom hesr of
an old time drowning. There Is as much
water as ever but people seem to kigw
how to take rare of themselves In boats
better In these days. Every town In the
country used to have Its list of sudden
deaths from runaways but seemingly
there are fewer of them nowadays.
"Cases of death by breaking through
the ice while skating used to be a frequent
fiiece of news. Is the Ice thicker now tnan
t was formerly or Is the skater smarter
than he was? when did you last read of
an old fashioned klling b- lightning?
People do not sleep on feather beds now
but somehow the lightning does not over-
take them as It did;
"The old graveyards have many graves
of men and boys who were kicked to
death by unruly horses or mules. It
would seem that when automobiles came
Into fashion horses sot ashamed of them-
selves as death dealers.
"There were times when th cradles
of the land were made empty by children
swallowing needles. Sewing machine
companies did away with that and now
children meet death In some newfangled
way. Surely times have changed when
there must be new kinds of ways for
a The Out Castes of Iidia.
Tbs) out castes of Hindu ociety form
an rr India a tuttlnot section g Jt
Cents on the Dollar
every Suit or Overcoat means
$20.00 Suits and M O A A
Overcoats now.. 7lsUU
$15.00 Suits and i' A AA
Overcoats now.... 77vU
FIVfE MAIN 8TREET
REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF
Tho First National Bank
at Houston in the State of Texas at
tne close of business January 51 1S10;
Loans and discounts 1389840) 76
Overdrafts secured and unse-
cured 1310118 00
Bills of exchange 20S.167 74
i . 8. bonds to secure circula
Other bonds to secure (j. S.
I'. 8. bonds on hand
Premiums on U. 8. bonds
onds securities etc
.Banking house furniture and
Other real estate owned
Due from National banks (not
Due from state and private
hanks and bankers trust com-
panies and savings banks
Due from approved reserve
Checks and other cash Items...
Exchanges for clearing house..
Notes of other National banks
i-ract.onal paper cur. tiny nick-
els and cents
Lawful Money lu.-cne tn Bank
LegaP tender- notes lo.OOO 00
Reoen . .unii with U. 8.
t" to per cent of cir-
culation) Due from V. S. treasurer
. 662il8 00
Capital stock paid in
--ivlded profits less expenses
end taxes paid
.National bank notes outstand
ing 1.000.000 00
State bank notes outstanding.. 000 00
Due to other National banks.. 146897 41
inie to t-iaie ana private Dank
Due to trust companies and
Due to approved reserve agents
Individual deposits subject to
Demand certificates of deposit.
Time certificates of deposit
Cashier's checks outstanding..
I'nited States deposits
Deposits of IT. S. disbursing
Bonds boiTOwed ...i
Notes and- bills rediscounted. ..
Bills payable. Including certif-
icates of deposit for money
Reserved for tajLes
Liabilities otheV than
Total 3S.146.0S7 29
State of Texas County of Harris ss:
I. W. 8. Cochran cashier of the above
named bank do solemnly swear that the
above statement is true to the best of
my knowledge and belief.
W. S. COCHRAN. Cashier.
I 1 Subscribed and sworn to before
ISeal.l me this 3d day of February. 1910.
R. D. WEBB.
J. T. SCOTT
W. H. KIRK LAND
H. R. ELDRIDOE
Men's E.&W. J- Only at Mis-
Coat Shirts I trot-Munos
W Want Your B-oslaeaa
Central Bank & Trust Co.
f. f. rre. riuum a o. num. easier
Boll Weevil Destroyer
At last discovered. Llnuid. Kills by con-
tact. Costs very little. Easily applied.
Effectiveness repeatedly proved. Send
for free descriptive booklet giving full
The Southern Boll Weevil Annlhllator Co.
v Audubon Bldg. New Orleans La.
population numbering about t0.000.000.
They are ' the descendants of various
races who Inhabited India before tbe
Aryan Invasion and who were through
various causes reduced to a state of
slavery or serfdom. Some of them were
the slaves of the ruling races before the
Aryans entered India. Certainly In
South India slavery was a regular Insti-
tution long before th appearance ot th
To Protect Coast Defense Guns. -
Henceforth all sea coast runs of six-
Inch caliber and over except mortars
will be provided with double tube so
that should th Inner tube give way th
damage will not extend to the outer tub
and the enveloping Jacket and hoops.
This will permit th restoration at small
cost of runs whose tube give way and
will facilitate th rehabilitation of gun
whose accuracy has been lost throug a
srosloa and wear af taa bora
report or TUB COrTDmOW or
; . Tho American National 2ank
at Houston In th Stat of Tsxas at thl
close of business January U. ISllfc .
Loans and dlsoounts tUSMlAN
Overdrafts secured - and - un-
V. 8. bonds to secur olroula-
V. 8. bonds to seour U. 8 1 '
deposits v.... 000.00
Other bonds to seour U. 8.
11. 8. bond on hand ooo 00
Premiums on IJ. 8. bonds .... 1137.10
Bonds securities etc j0 00
Banking house furniture and -
fixtures 1711s 0
Other real estate owned 000.(10
Vum from National Banks (not
reserve agents) 1UoSu.1
Due from Stat and private
bank and bankers trust.' .' i
companies and savings banks 10002.11
Due from approved reserv
Cash and other cash Item .... U.Via.E)
Notes of other National bank tl.t00.OU
fractional paper currency
uickela and cent' - OJlT.Ot
Lawful money reserv In bank
Legal-tender notes .... 81700.00 792tl0
Redemption fund with U. 8.
tressurer (6per cent of clr- '
Due from U. 8. treasurer .... 000.00
Capital stock paid In
Surplus fund -.
Undivided profits less expense
and taxes paid
National bank note outstand
' 21S.T .
ing ..... 1(0000.06.
State bank note outstanding 000.00
Due to other National banks.. . 413274.61
Due to State and private bank
and banker SSS.ifi7.71
Due to trust ' companies and1
savings banks . : - 000.60
Due to approved reserve agent n 000.00
Dividends unpaid ... .000 00
Individual deposits subject to
check .. 144347 40
Demand certificates of deposit. ' . 3310.00
Time certificates of deposit.... 130.38H.27
Certified checks IM8 53J
Cashier's checks outstanding.. 38.743.211
United States deposits ow.00
Deposits of V. 8. disbursing -
Bonds borrowed Doom
Notes and bills rediscounted.. ' '-000.(0
Bills payable. Including certifi-
cates of deposit for money
borrowed 000 00
Reserved for taxes ' 00000
Liabilities other than thos 1
tated . 000.00
Total t3.i40.Oi ( H
t '"i? County of Harris ss:
I. F. W. yaughan. cashier of the above-
named bank do solemnly swear that th
above statement la true to th best of "
my know.edge and belief. ...
P. W. VAI1I1H1N CM..
- I Subso. ibed and sworn to befo'r
"i; je this 4th day of February"
J. W. NEAL
w. e. Richards!
OFFICIAL STATEMENT OF THE VI-
NANCIAL CONDITION OF
The Harris County Bank and Trust
at Houston State of Texas at the close ot
uunmess on tne stst day of January
puonsnea in ine Houston Post a
newspaner nrlnted and nuhiiah.! .
Houston. State of Texas on tha M 4v
of February 1910:
Loans and discounts personal
or collateral irsai
Loans real estate ... ? 30M6 m
Overdrafts US) 71
Bonds and storks 60.000 no
Real estate (banking house)...... 12.000 00
Furniture and fixtures 7n
Due trom approved re-
serve agents 36377 S3
Due from other banks ' -
and bankers subject - " 1
to draft oo.OTOm 68.79?
Cash Items 339 43
Currency 16643 00
Specie 1.800 36- 17481 78
Other resources as follows:
Due fron State banking board.: 403 70
Capital stock paid In tM nm fls
Undivided profits net 3676 36
Due to banks and bankers sub-
ject to check 6.064 49
Individual deposits subject to
check t S5.160 41
Time certificates of deposit 10.600 00
Cashier's checks 8001 95
Other liabilities as follows:
State of Texas deposit 72.8S6 3S
Reserved for taxes 61) 00
Total 3230238 S
State of Texas County of Harris as:
vi e F. vt . v augnau as president and
Charles F. McGlnty as cashier of said
bank each of us. do solemnly swear that
the above statement is true to the best of
our knowledge and belief.
it- v vi TTnrr i x
CHAS. F. McOINTT.
J Sworn and subscribed to befora
Seal. me this 2d day of February A.
D. 1910. Witness my hand and
notarial seal on the date last aforesaid.
H. M. WILKIN8
Notary Public Harris County Texas.
M. C. LYONS
J. W. NEAL
A. D. SPENCER
"l "iiciiT a iiMaMf In i
Spocialists'in Stocks of Tex-
as Corporations that bare
mid a record or are backed by
men of unquestioned standing
Protect Your Buildings
6ood ROOFING and PAINT
Complete supplies at right prloes and
' of best qualities carried by th
Schopmeyer Mfg. & Supply Co.
SOS Franklin Av.
Obtained and Trade-Mark registered.
Consultation and Information free. Writ
for Inventor' Quid Book. Offices t
Houston and Washington. Main office
Houston Lumberman Bank Building.
HARDWAV & CATHEY
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