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The State debt of Tennessee
Jonx Ireland is making a
vigorous campaign but it is very
doubtful if heivins.
(Forpaugns .show- js coming
to Texas. Dallas will get the
first sight at the elephant
The 'Harris county conven-
tion adopted the majority rule
and found it to work well
Col. Bumpass ex-Greenback -
er endorses the nomination of
Wellborn in the Third district
The people along the Rio
Grande - border are expecting
war with Mexico at an early
We are in receipt of the
.premium Hst of the Dallas Fair
lasting-six1 days from Septembei
30 to October 5.
Austis Mevada; -was visited
by a cloud-burst which flooded
the business part vof town
' Little Rock has quarantine
against Memphis. The Mem-
phis and Little Rock railroad
has ceased running trains.
The Dallas Commercial and
the Denton Monitor are publish-
ing rivals editions of the life of
The first bale of new cotton
arrived at Sherman on the 15th.
It came from Denton county;
the producer was-paid 60 pre-.
Gen Mackenzie -with a large
force has crossed over into Mex-
ico in persuit of. stolen animals.
The force is so strong that the
Mexicans will not have the te-
merity to- make an attack.
A Fort Clark special says
that Gen Nuncio has received
special instructions from the
Mexican government to repel
all invaders of their territory
which he -will try to do at all
- The unveiling of the monu-
ment errected on the scene of
the massacre at Cherry Valley
H.Y. November 1 1 177S took
place on the 15 th inst Ex-
Gov. Seymour delivered an his-
Deviltry and murder is not
confined to the West and South.
The East is by no means ex-
empt In Wyoming Mass. P.
R. Waitt5S years of age quar-
reled with his wife and beat her
brains out with air iron bar; he
then shot himself three times.
The Dallas Commercial is
somewhat mystified in regard to
the Greenback problem as ex-
emplified by the- platform. It
asks: "Can anybody tell -just
what the Democratic doctrine
is on this subject anyhow? And
is not the danger of disruption
.and defeat on the financial issue
in 1880 becoming very serious.
A gentlemen just returned
from Mexico informs the San
Antonio Express that there is
quite a stir in that country in
anticipation of trouble with the
United 'States. A gentleman
from Kinney county reports
robberies arc quite frequent in
that locality. Mexicans .ire
doing the devilment.
Tracv and Brady Radical
Greenbackers were at Harris-
burg organizing a club. Hon.
Chas. Stewart was also there
and invited Brady to a discus-
sion of the issues now pending.
It was declined they were
afraid to meet Stewart before
the people. They have a weak
causeand have sense enough to
For the past few days the
Houston Age has bent all its en-
ergies on the destruction and
annihilation of Mr. John Kir-
licks Esq. as it was pleased to
call him. Mr. Kirlicks and the
Age's candidate both went be-
fore the convention ; Kirliicks
got 97 votes and the Age's man
67. Kirlicks wasn't annihilated.
It is estimated that there are
nearly .2000 offices ranging
from constable up to governor
to be filled at the coming elec-
tion. This is a grand army and
there is a no scarcity of volun-
teers - and martyrs. In this
county the crop of candidates is
excellent; on an average there
are about six or seven for each
toffice. Many are doomed to
The Huntsville Item is un-
able to discover wherein the
enforcement of the two-thirds
rule in conventions defeats the
will of the people; and cites the
Austin convention as an instance
in which the will of the people
was subserved. The Banner
is unable to see through the
Item's spectacles and that's all
there is in it Ther's no use
trying to convince a man whose
mind is made up.
The yellow fever is increas-
ing at New Orleans; there was
134 new cases and -20 deaths for
the twenty-four hours ending at
noon on the 14th. Regular yel-
low fever weather has prevailed
for the past two days. Citizens
blame the authorties for neg-
lect in disinfecting. The situa-
tion at Grenada Mississippi; is
appalling. At Memphis there
has been 3 deaths and 9 new
cases since last report
The Georgetown Sun hoists
the name of John Hancock for
congress. It says: "It is known
to our readers that Judge Han-
cock was not our first choice
but as Democrats we bow to the
will of the majority as express-
ed in convention. Left's lay
aside prejudices if we hlVc any
and support him. We cannot
very well afford to lose just
now even one Democratic mem-
ber from the lower house.
The American Financier
says it is the ficticious capital
or watered stocks of railroad
corporations which the mer-
chants and the people have to
fight It explains that the New
York Central and Hudson river
combination managed by Van-
derbilt claim a capitll investe'd-
of 260000000. Tarriffs are
arranged to make the earnings
of the roads pay interest and
dividends on this amount when
in reality not one-half of it is
actually invested. It is this
that causes high rates on near-
ly all the railroads in the country-
It has been charged that the
Rads and the Greenbackers
were one and the same thing.
We have now further proof of it
ifsuchproo be necessary. Ex-
Gov. Davis the mouthpiece of
the Rads in Texas on Tuesday
evening addressed the G. B.
meeting at Austin. He said he
intended voting for the Waco
nominees and advised all other
Republicans to do so. Tracy
DeGress and Keuchler are al-
ready across the line. Will in-
telligent men who have hereto-
fore been Democrats join any
The Marlin Ball has a good
word to say in favor of the
whipping-post and against the
sickly sentimentality that op
poses it The expense of ad-
ministering the criminal law
as it now stands in running
the people. It costs on an aver
age not less than two hundred
dollars for every thief sent to
the penitentiary" A magistrates
court with a whipping-post at
tachment would dispose of a
petty thief at an expense of per-
haps a couple of dollars. As to
the degredation of thieves it is
all a myth if a sound whipping
reforms them it will have accom
plished much more than the
penitentiary has bccn able to
do so far.
The Brenham Banner is dis-
pleased with the nomination of
Hancock in that district and
says the people are also dis-
pleased and will "scratch the
ticket." Marlin Ball.
Although the Banner cannot
conscientiously say it was pleas-
ed with Hancock's nomination
it was not dispjeascd in the
sense referred to by the Ball.
Wliile" wc would much have pre-
ferred the nomination of Shep-
ard wc support Hancock as
the nominee of the party. The
integrity of the Democratic par-
ty demands such support; indi-
vidual preferences should be
laid aside. In stating that some
men would scratch the ticket
we only stated what is absolute-
ly so as near as can bc-judged
by men's words. It is well
enough for the party to know
exactly the feeling toward its
candidates so that calculations
may be made accordingly.
Whatever influence may be pos-
sessed by the Banner will be
used in favor of Hancock. His
nomination was in a measure a
forced one and the reception it
has received proves this conclu-
sively. In Galveston it fell per-
fectly flat and in Austin if there
was any enthusiasm manifested
in that city the press has failed
to chronicle the fact. Hancock
was put forward by his ardent
admirers as the "only" man
who could beat Jones. Upon
them will devolve the responsi-
bility of proving the assertion
true. For ourselves wc would
regard it not only as a calamity
to the district but as a serious
blow to the Democracy of Tex
as to have a man of Jones' cal-
ibre and political idiosyncracies
represent the wealthiest and
most influential congressional
district in Texas.
R. Q- Mill Renominated.
The congressional convention
for the Fourth District met at
Bryan on the 13th. About for-
ty delegates were present A
resolution was adopted endors-
ing the Austin platform. The
name of R. Q. Mills of Navarro
was presented by T. J. Beall of
Brazos and duly seconded.
The nomination was made by
acclamation. Mr. Mills made
a shore speach in which he said
the Democracy should stand
more closely together now than
ever before. for our government
is in peril. There is a disposi-
on the part of some Democrats
to run after false gods. The
Greenback ' monomaniacs are
dreamers ; their theories are
utterly false. He said he was
a Democrat now and always
would be one. The Republi-
cans arc determined to make an
effort to re-elect Grant in 1880.
Should they succeed he will be
a military dictator. The con-
vention finished up its business
in just twenty-seven minutes.
Mr. Mills will be re-elected
without the slightest dfficulty.
The yellow fever is gradually
spreading. Memphis has about
75 cases; five deaths have oc-
curred. The city is in a pani:
and everybody who can get
away is leaving. An applica-
tion to the government has
been made for ioootents. The
secretary of war will furnish
them. At New Orleans there
has been 98 new cases and 17
deaths since last report. Des-
titution besets thousands of
families. Mail communication
is entirely cut off". The fever
continues at Port Eads. At
Grenada Miss. 125 cases are
under treatment. An appeal is
made for aid. At Vicksburg
2 new cases are reported.
Up to this date not a case
has been reported in Texas.
for state offices were not receiv-
ed with any enthusiasm at Aus-
tin. The ratification meeting
was marked by weakness.
Davis Neill and DeGress as
the mouthpiece of the party
could not stir up the people.
Hamman will speak his piece
at Austin on the 24th.
Senator Thurman made a
campaign speech at Hamilton
Ohio. It is a vindication of the
demand of the Western Democ-
racy for a repeal of the resump-
tion act and a substitution of
greenbacks for national bank
notes. Mr. Thurman shows
that a national bank currency
means the indefinite perpetu-
ation of the national debt be
cause it is based upon that debt
which is the security for the na-
tional bank notes; that the sys-
tem tends to combine concen-
trate and intensify the money
power since it combines two
thousand banks now; and if per-
petuated may combine two
thousand more in a common
purpose and with a common in-
terest to maintain their power
and prolong their privelegesp
that it puts many million dollars
annually into the pockets of its
shareholders and takes many
million dollars out of the pockets
of the pople by giving the deb
tor bank the strange privilege
of charging interest on its own
debts. He shows that the green-
backs as an exclusive cur-
rency would save the people
a sum equal to 4 percent inter-
terest on the amount issued.
The greenbacks now outstand j
ing are 34666 1 01 6" 4 per cent
of which is 13867240; and if
greenbacks were substituted for
the 32500000 national bank
notes there would be saved 4
per cent on this or 12800000
Tne two thousand national
banks afford employment to a
small army of men and are a
power in the hands of the ad
ministration. As shown by Sen-
ator Thurman the national debt
is made a basis of credit for
these banks and they not only
draw interest on the national
debt to the amouht of bonds
held by them but also get inter-
est on the bank notes issued on
the credit of the bonds. The
retirement of the national bank
money would save interest on
the amount of notes in circula-
tion. Since the passage of the re-
sumption act in 1875 the curren-
cy has been reduced or contrac-
ted to the extent of 75000000.
Turning next to the subject
of expenditures he shows from
official sources that from July i
1853 to June 30. i860 7 years
averaged annually 167554408.
Expenses per capita 1 54.
That was under Democrtic rule
From July I 1868 to June 30.
1S75 7 years the average an-
nual expenditures were 143-
456116 Expenditure per capi-
ta 2 45. During the latter term
the Republicans had exclusive
control of the government. It
appears from the foregoing that
under Radical rule it costs 91
cents per capita pcrannum more
to run the government than un-
der Democratic rule.
The Houston Telegiam re-
ports the remarks of an African
financier. He said substantially.
"It makes no difference what
sort of money the government
makes paper gold or silver no
body is going to give me arty of
it. Whatever kind of money is
made. I'll get my share of it
or if they make it by the ship
load you and I will never get
a cent we don't work for.
Money will never be so plenty
that anybody is going to give it
away." That colored man was
The department of agricul-
ture states that a process lias
been discovered by which the
juice of ordinary corn-cane can
be converted into sugar at an
expense of two and a half cents
a pound. The process however
has not as yet been perfected.
Of the 122000000 worth of
augar and molasses annually con-
sumed in the country 92000-
000 worth is imported.
Chas. W. Angel secretary of
the Pulman Palace Car Compa-
ny at Chicago has acted in a
very unangelic manner ; he has
stolen 120000 of the compa-
ny's funds and gone to Europe.
The bit silting of the Grand jury niljo
clean sw ccp of the jail birds in the counj
domicile and it can now be opened for
badly needed airing of its cages. Thi
the second time within the history of t
edifice that a general clearing out of its
mates has occurred. One poor innori
was held between its walU ironed
months and c heard was denied bail
was then found not guilty of the charges
preferred against him. To turn a man
and a joung man at that loose like this in
a land of strangers with poierty hanging
oneery rag of his prison-worn-garments
clinging to him like slime to a ship's rud-
der seems bad; don'tit! Yet these unfor-
tunates are cast upon the aes of society
and so soon submerged that in a short
time the world thinks not of the injustice
done or not done him in such cases.
The perio'dic high schools spasm attack-
ed some of our most energetic citizens last
Monday night when they at once proceed-
ed to the Presbyterian church and passed
all sorts of rhetorical resolutions. Xearly
all who were present and some who were
chosen trustees to attend to the organiza-
tion of plans that will carry this grand
scheme to its culmination. Therefore
when your ision is glinted by our high
school castles (in the air) and their proud
heads (on paper) rear imposingly upon all
their surroundings pray do not be in the
least surprised or astonished they are
Were it not that Hon. Selh Shepard is
young and fully able to enter the contest
with the warring intellects in the political
arena we would condole with his world of
friends upon his defeat for congress by the
late district contention in your city; but
since he is oung energetic and so faored
by all noble and manly attribates his suc-
cess in nearly eery undertaking is merely
a matter of time and opportunity. We
therefore congratulate himself and friends
upon this failure because it will urge re-
newed efforts in the future that are certain
to be crowned with the mo-tt elevated re-
sults. Washington county has ample right
lobe proud of her men and women her
GHdings Bassetts and Sa)Ies Brced-
loics Ewings and Swearingens and many
others who are men noted for their keen
intellectual powers and business talents;
and there is no place of its size in the State
that contains more true earnest women
than Brenham. 'Tis these and their like
who hae been and are associcatcd with
Texas that willmark many a bright page in
her history despite of CoL Morphis and
other writers who never mention our wo-
men except to say they w ere taken prison-
ers or had their brains "smashed" out by
The Col. has been in town the past
week and it is said to attend the organi-
zation of a Greenback club for the pur-
pose of aiding them in theirglowing fancies
of inflation and repudiation. The old-hne
Democrats arc in a high feier oer the
movement declaring all that is honest in
the Greenback platform may be found em-
bodied in their own and think it strange
that sensible men should be drawn thence
from their party that this green (eyed)
party which renders some of them such
monsters of jealousy is but another name
for Republicanism and that means Grant-
ism and this means a new patent oflice-
holding machinejo draw money from the
people's pockets. It is hard to conceit e of
one possessing more force than that in
ogue at the present time for office-holding
is all the rage everywhere. It seems
that men were never more contemptible
than now w hile trammelled by the influence
ofofilce-seeking and oifice-honters. It is
no uncommon sight to look on the streets
any hour of the day and see white men en
tertaining coal-black negroes in the most
perfect "equality and rights of man" fash-
ion keeping the poor darkey from his
needed employment while they mount his
back and ride unblushingly into office.
Nobody married nobody sick nobody
dead for a long while nor going to be for a
long while to come so far as we know.
Lottie C Efnor.
August 15th '78.
The young people met at the
residence of Major McGehce on
last Tuesday night and organ-
ized a literary society. A com-
mittee on permanent organiza-
tion was appointed.
The committee made their re-
port which was adopted. The
society was christened the
"Burton Philomathean Society'
having for its object the cultiva-
tion of the literary musical and
social tastes of the member-
ship. The following officers were
W. R. McCutchan president;
W. H. Hons vice president;
Wm. Cole secretary : J. A.
Executive committee: Miss
Delia Kerr and I. H. Bowers.
The following is the pro-
gramme for next meeting :
Miss Mollic Hons music;
Mr. W. M.Jones reading; Miss
Mary McGehee music ; Miss
Lufa Bowers reading; Miss
Mollic McCutchan music; Mr.
Henry Hons reading; Misses
Hons and McGehce duet
The meeting adjourned to
meet at the residence of Mr.
I larry Hons. Redwood.
The Navar.ota Tablet learns
that some of the white Radi-
cals of Grinies county have
been engaged in the nefarious
business of making incendiary
speeches to the negroes If
such be the case summary pun-
ishment should be administered.
HT -.IE ?JH
"iiSilts being oa.
The Shepard men
sore on his defeat an-
have expressed themselves uy
saying they would prefer to
vote for Jones than Hancock.
We have a great deal of sick-
ness in our town and vicinity.
The doctors are having regu-
lar picnic. We had one sun-
stroke this summer; John
Rcinheime died last Saturday
from sunstroke caused by in-
temperance. Mr. E. H. Lott
of this place who is running for
county attorney went out a few
days ago to organize a Green-
back club and got three mem-
bers one for president one
for vice president and one for
secretary ; so you can see how
strong they are in this county.
District court will commence
here next Monday week and I
think Bill longley will die with
his boots on. L.
Dispatches from Lake Char-
les La. Palestine and Dallas
authoritatively deny the exis
tence of yellow fever at cither of
these places. The quarantine at
Galveston and Houston is as
perfect as can be made. It may
be safely asserted that there is
not a case of yellow fever in
Texas. At New Orleans there
is no material change 108 new
'case's and 29 deaths. New cas-
es arc reported at Vicksburg
Memphis and Grenada.
Tun epidemic is increasing
at New Orleans. Up to 8:50 p.
M. on Saturday 53 cases were
reported for five hours. The
yellow fever deaths out-number
those from' all other causes.
The disease is increasing at
Memphis and Vicksburg. Cities
on the Ohio river have all
quarantined as high up as Pitts-
burg. Tracy has taken a new chute.
At the Houston G. B. ratifica-
tion he said the new party was
organized for the purpose of
correcting the ills of the Repub
lican party which ills the Dem-
ocrats had failed to correct as
they had promised. He omits
all reference to Republican op
position to Democratic vtneas-
ures. Tne citizens of Brownsville
have applied to Gen. Ord for the
privelege of organizing and arm-
ing for self defense. The Mex-
icans over the river arc organiz-
ing rapidly and the opinion pre-
vails that an outbreak is immi-
nent. The next meeting of the
Grand Lodge I. O. O. F- of
the United States will be in
September. The place of meet-
ing has been changed from Aus-
tin Texas to Baltimore be-
cause of yellow fever in the
A magazine containing 1 100
kegs of powder near Pottsvillc
Pa. was struck by lightning; an
explosion followed completely
destroying the magazine. Three
persons were killed and several
No freight or passengers from
infected districts will be brought
to Texas by the St. Louis Iron-
Mountain and Southern rail-
road. Josh Billings has made a
fortune by bad spelling; many
a printer has lost his "sit" for
the same thing and he didn't
spell half as bad aa Josh.
There is no yellow fever in
Louisville although over 500
persons are there from infected
A K.worite RtMEDV. Simmon's Ijv-
er Regulator is one of the most meritorious
and popnlar preparations offend to the
public It is entirely free from injurious
mineral substances and nsai egetable pre-
paration made of southern roots and herbs
it is a soiereign remedy for all lier and
bowd sompbints. The merits of this rem-
edy commind it to the public as a standard
to be kept const intly in the family. It has
the most unqinhlied endorsement of thou-
sands of our most prominent citizens in all
parts of the country who hac used it and
testify to its excellent medical and curatite
quihties. Purchasers should he careful lo
see that they get the "genuine" manufac
turer oy only nr I. 11. hli- . Co.. Pivl
Kvmhi gooa m
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IHVVTre hAtnrf ri trf
tton worms have rc-ap-
avasota Tablet has
red bales of new
Itie Georgetown railroad
s not a narrow but a broad
The telegraph office at
Georgetown is open and ready
Waco quarantines against
New Orleans and all other yel-
low fever towns.
The Galveston jail now has
fifty prisoners. There is a fight
every half hour.
The Waller county Green-
backers have endorsed the
The citizens of Bryan -were
entertained the. other afternoon
by street preaching.
Wash Jones Will speak his
peice to the Galveston Green-
backers in a few days.
The Georgetown and
Round Rock railroad will be in
operation by the 1st of October.
Col. G. W. Jones will 'speak
at two places in Williamson
county the latter part of this
The asessment rolls indi-
cate a shrinkage of about 2-
l 000000 in Harris county prop
Gen. Hamman the G. B.
nominee for governor will
speak at Hempstead to-day
The total assessment of
Falls county is 289060. Num-
ber 01 horses in county 11089;
The Harris county conven-
tion passed off quietly and sat-
isfactorily. A good ticket
A convict from Hunt
county named Lovejoy was
shot at Elmo while trying to es
cape lrom the guard
A Galveston policeman
gobbed up seven little niggers
at one time; they were bath-
ing contrary to law.
The Methodists and Bap-
tists are having a revival at
Hempstead. The former have
had eighteen conversions.
At Houston 75 Greenback-
ers held a ratification meeting.
Tracy was there. The Telegram
calls the meeting Greenback
The Robertson county
Greenbackers had a rousing
ratification meeting at Calvert.
At Dallas there was also a rati-
fication. A strictly enforced quaran-
tine between Houston; and Gre-
nada and Memphis other in-
fected places is now consum-
mated. Col. Bremond expects to
have his narrow guage road ex-
tended to Polk county in time
to move the present crop of
The mortality among in-
fants at Houston seems to be
on the increase. Five or six
small children have died within
the last two weeks.
Huntsville has adopted
quarantine regulations against
all infected places. The town
is in an unhealthy condition but
is being disinfected.
The Texas Western Nar-
row Gauge railroad is now pay-
ing the expenses of running it
and of carrying on the improve
ments along the line.
With the exception ofthe
candidate for sheriffall the Rad-
ical candidates in Montgomery
county have come down and
stepped oft the track.
Pleasanton has three trou-
blesome and bibulous darkeys;
they severally got drunk; got
arrested and furnished the local
paper w ith three items.
A -negro with a very bad
reputation was waylaid and shot
some six miles from Hearne.
The corroncr's jury returned a
verdict: "Shot by unknown
Mr. H. Seaman a resident
of San Domingo West Indies
who had lately been In New
Orleans was arrested in Hous--ton
and fined 50 for violating
The falling off in the ag
gregate valuation of taxable
property in Galveston county is
six and a half millions; in Travis
county it is two millions. Val-
ues are down again to bed-roek.
A Greenback barbecue
was held in Grayson county;
500 people were present and
speeches were made by Green-
backes and Democrats. Mar-
tin of the Registci made a
speech and is said to have con-
vinced several dissatisfied Dem-
jof the folly of desert'ng
The contest for the county
clerkship of Harris countyprom-
ises to be a three-cornered fight.
There are two independents
out against the regular Demo-
A convict escaped at
Huntsville and was pursueoVand.
caught by a trusty with dogsr
The dispatch says the system of
hunting convicts down .vith
dog is very effectual -and sel-
The Marlin Ball szys the'
youngest editor in Texas is Bu
ford Lewis who conducts the.
"Boy's'and Girl's Leisure Hours'
an amateur weekly published at
Paris. Buford is only ten years
In Grimes county the
Greenbackers refuse to co-operate
with the Democratsvpre-
ferring to run a ticket of their
own and thus insure "the tri-v
umph of the Rads. It is to be.
hoped that better counsels will
The McLennan county
Greenbackers nominated a full
county ticket Many negroes
were in the convention but got
no offices; they were very much
dissatisfied and some jofthem
bolted. The ticket is said to be
very weak and unsatisfactory.
Rev. D. H. -Bays a Mor-
mon preacher who has been
holding protracted meetings in
Atascosa county held a dis-
cussion with" Elder W. L. Stew-
art. The debate lastecf 'about
ten hours and the Mormon was
decided to have made the best
argument. Elder Stewart pro-
poses taking" another tilt at
On Sunday morning lasty
at Wellborn station Brazos1
county Frank Commander who'
was under guard in a smalt
house was shot and killed' by
a party of three masked3'
men each in turn firing a ball
into his body. The guards were
notmolested. Commander ha'd
the reputation of being an ac-
complished cow thief.
The withdrawal at the Bren-
ham Convention by Mr. Shepard
of his name at a time when he
could have made a dead lock
and thus prevented the nomina-
tion of Judge Hancock .entitles
htm to the respect of all and
elicits the admiration of his
friends. His patrioism exceeds
his self-love and the people will
not forget him. Gcotgetoion
The Brenham Banner has a;
great deal to say about ''owls'' "'
and ''coons" and -we are at a
loss to knowvhat the editor
means by these straage appel-
lation. Will the 'Banner mart-
explain. Brazos Pilot.
Certainly... They are jet nam-
es or terms of endearment for
black and white radicals pf -which
this county Has not a feiv
To-day Bryan will undergo
the tortute of a congressional c
convention San Antonio Ex--ficss.
1 Bryan was tortured just twen-'
ty-'seven minutes and everybody" "
went home happy; andthafs
more than can be said "of the-
San Antonio or Brenham coir- "
A five-cent cigar 'withjfire?
at one end and ' an ambitiojusr
youth at the other; wilFproduceS
more decomposed .atmbspherS-r"
than two well-developed skunks "
can manufacture in a week and
work over-time at that Brasor -Pilot.
Weekly Cotto Statement
Mr. W. K. Lewis furnishes
the Banner with the following. -statement
for the week" ending'
Thursday August 5thni878.
Net receipts bales -307
Stock on hand .-....-......; 234
Total receipts this season ... .. 21070
Freight to New York 90c.?
per 100 lbs. rail and water.
Weather report by Dr Wood;'
Total rainfall in inches. ....... ..( rIo
Highest temperature........ ....- '99
Lowest temperature.. ...... ....... 7
Average temperature .. .. S
LITER IS ICINGV '
The Li er i3 the imperial organ of the
whole human system as it controls the life
health and happinessof man. When it is"
disturbed in its properaction all kinds of
ailments are the natural tcsult. The diges-
tion of food the movements of the heart
and blood the action uf the Lrain and ner-j
ous sjstem. are all immediately connectwf
with the workings of the liver. Ithasbeen
successfully proved thai CrccnV August
r lower is uncquaueu in curing -an persons
afflicted w ith dispepsia or Liv er. Complaint
and all the ncmcrous-synrptoms that result
from an unhealthy condition of the Liver
and Stomach bample boUles to try 10
cents. Positively .sold in all towns on the"
Western Continent. Three doses will
prove that it isjustwhat you want.
Fair Grounds Dairv. Mr.
Del Perkins the proprietor of
this popular dairy; Is daily mak-
ing new friends and customers.
Those using the excellent milk
tell their neighbors and. thus
liis businsss is bcinjp extended.-
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Rankin, John G. Brenham Weekly Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 13, No. 34, Ed. 1, Friday, August 23, 1878, newspaper, August 23, 1878; Brenham, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth115339/m1/1/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .