Brenham Weekly Banner. (Brenham, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 10, Ed. 1, Thursday, March 6, 1890 Page: 1 of 8
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VOLUME . XXV.
BKENHAM TEXAS THURSDAY MARCH 63 1890.
A board of trade has been or
V''' ed it Henrietta and applied for
A protracted meeting is in pro-
gress at the Methodist church in
Andrew Gray a barkeeper at
Houston attempted suicide by tak
GeofeeE. Dilley the newly ap
pointed postmaster at Palestine has
A new bank is to be started at
"Waco to be known as the Commer-
cial National bank.
R. D. Halbert's store at Rising
Star was destroyed by fire last week
Insured for 81500.
At a meeting of citizens held at
B'dlinger it was decided to build an
cera house at once -
The state comptroller has regis
tered 5000 worth of Rusk city im
An epidemic of measles has taken
-nasHession of Comanche since la
grippe took its departure
F. C. Greer and Miss Cloe Jones
fceloped from Sherman and were mar-
Frted at the house of a friend.
-The Johnson County Park and
?air association has been organized
'with a capital stock of $20000.
A stranger whose name was
not known froze to death at White-
wright on last Thursday night.
The members of the Texas Sugar
Planters association met in regular
-session at Houston on Tuesday.
Congressman Crain by request
pas introduced a bui tor the improve-
ment of the Aransas Pas3 harbor.
Fritz Mischke. charged with
Wtrdering a negro in the upper end
of Hams county has been acquit
T. C Sparks died at "Waco last
week from ulceration of the bowels
jfc After undergoing a surgical opera
A board of trade has been or
ganized at Lampasas composed of
.some oi tne weaittuest nrms in tne
The Central Labor organization
tit Dallas on Sunday unanimously
endorsed the St. Louis boycot on-
Henry Hutchings of Austin
Jias been appointed lieutenant-colonel
and aide-de-camp on the staff of
John Blanche an old man was
severely stabbed by James Garner
at a boarding-house in Houston Mon-
. day evening.
f The state departmental Austin
fvere closed on Monday in honor of
i.he anniversary of the declaration of
Shea's grocery store in the sub-
urbs of Dallas was destroyed by fire
Monday Loss S4000; nearly 'cov-
ered by insurance.
TVm. Fitzgerald a citizen of
Tort Worth is in jail in default of
a S2500 bond on a charge of trying
t murde&'liis wife.
Oscar Dureb formerly of Yic-
:oria nau His right leg crushed by a
ar on the Southern Pacific at Fla-
oma on Sunday.
The Cumberland Presbyterian
church at Fort Worth one of the
prettiest in the state was badly
jjmagea try nro on Sunday.
-The strong -winds prevailing on
a-t Friday blew the CampbelLte
niurch at Goldthwaite off its foun
dation and damaged it badly.
-During a thunderstorm at La-
ionia last week a bolt of lightning
inek. a house occupied by John
Tiijger and tore it to the ground.
J. A. Nalley under indictment
.r murder in the district court of
IcLennan county has been admit-
ted to bail in the sum of S5000.
The new federal building at San
"intomo is completed and the con-
tractors are awaiting the arrival of
a inspector to accept the work.
At a local option election in
!! amp county on Saturday the antis
Jon a victory. It was a quiet af-
jiir and only a few votes were polled.
J Henrietta offers a large bonus to
he .aussoun Kansas cc xexas rail-
iv company for the extension of its
k-.d from Gainesville to that place.
W" -iJohn Lange driver of a delivery
wason in Galveston missed his foot.
Cing while -getttirig up on his seat and
Jell ana broke his leg m two places.
jrOa Sunday u.orninr the resi
lience of J H. McManus at Beeville
ainned by C. Jenks was destroyed
nle. Loss JsllUJ insured for
The Cornus Christi board of
trade is making big preparations to
entertain sniests antl visitors at its
grand annual banquet to be given
Burglars Mew open the safe of
the Galveston coal company a few
nights ago and secured between 840
and 50 all that there- was in the
A jointstock company has been
organized at Cameron to put an ice
plant this season. Two new lumber
yards have been opened within the
J. A. Meyers has resigned his
position of county clerk of Brazos
county to be postmaster at Bryan
and J. W. Barron has been appointed
The residence of John Davis at
Bryan was destroyed by fire on
Thursday evening. The fire origi-
nated from a defective flue. Loss
$2500 insurance 1400.
The colored people around
Mineola have expressed themselves
as willing to emigrate to Africa when
ever the United States would furnish
them free transportation.
Bob Daniels who has been liv
ing in Marion county aoout two
vears. was arrested at Jefferson
Sunday for bigamy on a requisition
from the governor of .Tennessee.
The large wholesale grocery
fimi of Cameron Castles & btorej
at Waco will move to New Orleans
and open one of the largest whole
sale grocery houses in the South.
The Travis county commission-
ers.court lias agreed to issue 11)000
sis per cent bonds in lieu of eight
per cent road and bridge bonds
called in by the county treasurer.
New postoffices have been es-
tablished at Driscoll Nueces county
with Thos. C. Wright postmaster;
and at Hebron Denton county with
Robert B. Huntley postmaster.
The artesian well in the state
capitol grounds at Austin has at last
reached a good flow at a depth of
1450 feet The flow is about three
thousand gallons an hour.
During a heavy storm which
prevailed at Lufkin Thursday morn-
ing the high-school building was
struck by lightning and five of the
scholars were almost fatally stunned
-The stockholders of the pro
posed Waco water festival held a
meeting tne other day ana eiectea
directors. It is proposed to raise
850000 and enough has been raised
to insure the balance.
Two little boys the sons of M.
H. Cozort and R. H. Runnel were
playing with a pistol at Timpson
when it was accidentally discharged
Ihe ball passing through Runnels
John Henderson an old Texas
and Mexican war veteran died at
his home in Bell county last week.
He was over 80 year of age and one
of the oldest inhabitants of the
A difficulty occurred on last
Saturday night near Woodland in
Freestone county between John
Milton and Bill Bundles in which
the former was shot probably fatal-
Dr. Fred J. Bailey was shot at
Pearsall. on Saturday by Earl Rea
gan and died next day. Reagan
has a hard name and the attack was
unprovoked. Ho was captured and
lodged in jail.
The chairnan of the state demo-
cratic committee has called a meeting
at Lampasas on the first day of April
to decide on the next place ot hold
ing the state nominating convention
and the date.
The senators and congressmen
from Texas have received an invita-
tion from the managers of the state
fair at Dallas asking them to assist
in securing the presence of ex-Presi
dent Cleveland at the next fair.
John George Engle a native of
Switzerland who has been in Texas
only a short time died at Dallas on
last Thursday from wounds received
Tuesday night. As to how he re-
ceived the wounds is a mystery.
The Pecos Land and Water
company has iilod a charter. The
office will be at Narva in Loving
county and the capital stock is
S500000. Object mining and ca-
naling water storage and irrigation.
W. T. S. Kellar and C. R.
Weathersby charged with tho mur-
der of Alexander Pope in the district
courtroom at Marshall hnve been
admitted to bail. Kellars bond was
placed at 87500 and Weathersby's
La gnpre and nieisles
about mbsided at Eagle Lake.
The total sales of btate school
and asylum lands in February
amounted to S0800 acres-. The
largest sale of timber exclusive of
the lands was the .Nona nulls m
Hardin county amounting to- 319-
2fl0i -A three-Btory brick building at
the corner of Congress and Mam
streets in Houston occupied by Eli
KBotz andl owaed by Sweeney &
Coombes caught fire a few rights
ago-and was badly gutted befoie-the
flames were extinguished.
John Anderson captain o$ the
schooner Emma Thornton at Browns-
ville tried to- enter the residence of
Sheriff Brito while under ihe in-
fluence of liquor. A strusjjle en-
suedL during- which Anderson was
shot and mortally wounded.
Early on Sunday morning afire
broke out in the office of Dr. Bris-
tol at Flatonio and bpread to the
warehouse of J. TV. Water filled
with all kinds- of builders' materials.
A number of other houses were-consumed.
There was no insuranse.
A petition is being circulated at
Son Marcos asking the Missouri
Kansas & Texas railway manage-
ment to complete the line froraLock-
heart to Smithrille and froaa Fay-i
etteville to Houston thus placing
San Marcos on the main lin- of
Tho barn on B. H. Knowles'
dairy farm one mile south of Bryan
was destroyed by lire oa Monday
evening. Thirty head of milch cows
and their calves four horses a large-
stocL of feed three baggies and
numerous farming implements pes-
ished in the flames.
Peter K. Freeze'& residence at
San Angelo was destroyed by fire
on Sunday night while he and his
family were absent. The nre is be
lieved to have been the work of an
organized band who first robbed
and then set fire to the house to
cover up their tracks.
In the big land suit of Cotton
et al vs. W. C. Denny involving ti-
tle to a 'arge amount of city proper-
ty at El Paso Hie district' judge de
cided that the land was a natural
accretion belonging to the lands of
the p amtiffs. J. he land in dispute
was formed by the receding of the
river known as "bottom land."
-Judge Pardee holding federal
coui t at Dallas has refused the nv -tion
to quash the indictments in the
charges against Yerney Wilkerson
Eugene Logan Clint Rutherford
and B. "Williams of Young county
charged withbeing implicated in the
killing of the Marlow brothers
while they were in custody of Uni-
ted States deputy marshals.
W. F. Cleveland a school teach-
er at Leggett was badly used up on
Sunday near that place by Well Jef
ferson and P. L. Hamblen. In de
fending himself from the onslaught
of his assailants Cleveland slabbed
Jefferson with a pocket-knife inflict
ing a wound pronounced bv the at
tending physician as fatal.
At 11 o clock Sunday morning
Will Best and W. B. Odem promi-
nent citizens of Farmersville be-
tween whom an old feud existed
met in front of the Methodist
church and jostled against each oth-
er. Both instantly drew knives and
began a conflict which resulted in
tho probable mortal 'wounding of
Udem. Best was slightly wounded.
John Brunk Joseph Fessly and
Robert Long have been arrested at
Dallas charged with the murder of
George Engh a native oi Switzer-
land who was found lying on the
floor at tho sido of tho bed nt his
boarding house several days ago
with his skull crushed. At the time
ho was found dead it was claimed
he crushed his skull in falling out of
bed. The arrests aro the .result of
At a meeting of the Chicago so-
cialists on Sunday a resolution was
adopted indorsing the call for an in
ternational labor conventionfto meet
in Chicago du-ing tho world's fair.
These mangy transgressors and vio
lators of the law never lose an op-
portunity to try to identify them-
selves with honest laboring men.
Albany Abous: The vultures are
thronging about the house of repre-
sentatives in vast flocks since the
true purpose of Reed's new rules
has been clearly revealed. By un-
seating enough democrats t3 give
the treasury raiders a safe aud re-
liable majority the flood gates of
fraud nud plunder are thrown wide
open. The people throughout tho
country will have abundant fcod for
reflection ero this reckless congress
run-) its course.
The supreme court of Mississippi
has affirmed Slugger Kilrain's sentence-
and he will now have to pais
three- months- in county jail.
Thx Alvarado Bulletin refers ts
Hon. Seth Shepard truly as "with
out spot or blemish nd worthy lo-i
fill the highest place in the gift of
The "Buckeye2' democrats do not
appeaathe least bit disconcerted by
Grandma Hoar's- little bill to pre
vent the redisteicting of that state
but are proceecling as if they never
heard of the sainted old dame.
Twenty masked students of tbe
Michigan University at Kalamazoo
seized two of the professors one
nighitlast week bound them hand
and foot and left them in an open
field two miles from the college. Col-
leger boys will have their fun occa
BEFAULTrsci state treasurers seem
to be trying; to get up a neck-and-
nock race with nbscondingbank cash
iers. A report from Jefferson City i
Mo. says State Treasurer Noland
has been found short in his accounts
The ministers of Austin have de-
clared war on gambling and talk of
band to drive the
knights of the green cloth out.
dispatch says that if earnestly enter-
ed upon the movement will have tbe
encouragement and sympathy of
hundreds who are not church mem
The Times-Democrat says that
when the .statue of Robert E. Lee
reaches Richmond it is proposed to
place it in a wagon and to haul it to
the site of the monument to be
pulled by thousands of men ard wo
men who will take hold of a rope a
mile or more long.
Birmaecs the great iron chancel
lor of Germany and the young em
peror are represented as not getting
along together on the best terms
The chancellor is reported to be
jealous of the growing influence of
the emperor's tutor and is said to
have given William his choice of
getting rid of the tutor or of the
How they cure Itlieuniatism
Mr. J. F. Meighan a Pittsburgh
Pa. cigar dealer; woke up one
morning with an attack of rheu-
matism in his arm working around
tho store during the morning made
it worse so tbat by noon i was so
painful he could not raiso his a?tn
to his head arid had to carry it in a
sling. A traveling man on learn-
ing oi his condition went across
the street to Mr. Heck's drag store
and at his own expenso procured
a bottle of Chamberlain's Pain
Balm for Mr. Meighara who says:
"Alter one nights bathing with
this excellent medicine the pain
swelling and soreness had nearly
all disappeared and by tho second
morning I ' was entirely well
thanks to this valuable remedy."
Ho :s confident that it saved him a
long siege of-rheuinatisrn and was
so much pleased that he filled the
travelling man's pockets with his
best cigartf. For sale by R. E.
The name of Alligator postoffice
en tho Montgomery branch of the
Santa Fe voad in Brazos coanty
has been changed to Ella.
WAKED UP EEFECTTTM.I.Y.
A lethargic dormant condition of hvtr is
hardly to be overcome with drastics and
nauseous oholagogues. A gentler fpleasan-
ter and far more effective rnears exists of
arousing thn organ when somnolent. This
is Hostetter's Stomach Bitten! vouched for
by the medical fiaternity toted by the pub-
lic for many years. A resumption by the
Miliary organ of its secretive function with
the activity attendant upon health a return
to regularity of the bowels and a renewal of
digestion are the no less happy asd certain
results of usinc the Bitters systematically.
Its laxative effect is never painful and
drenching its tendency being rather to per-
petuate regularity than to produce a copious
action. Malaria nervousness debility kid-
ney troubles and neuralgia it subdues
Salvation Oil is Xhe celebrated American
remedy for cuts bruises sprains burns
scalds chilblains &c All druggists sell it.
It kills pain. 25 cents.
Old Deacon Cobson boasted tbat he was
always 'prepartd for the worst;" and so he
was. for he alwavs keDt Dr. Bull's Coutrh
o.' t..-i " .!.. . ja".
' C h ' """""'"J ""triartcltueoiul. J?tirtvttj-i-ct.i
Brown's Iron Bitters is a spe-
cific in all cases of swamp fever
intermittent fever and malaria ot
any name. Low marehy ground
stagnant pools of water decayin
vegetable matter changes of cli
mate while suffering from genert J
debility all produce malaria.
Brown's Iron BitWs cures all
forms. Don't use quinine. It
creates constipation and produces
headache and not infrequently
rheumatism and neuralgia; Brown's
Iron Bitters never does. It cures
A national bank is to be estab-
lished at the-little town of Yoakum
en the Aransas Pass road.
If you want soft white hands and
a beautiful complexion use C. &N.
Toilet Creams For sale-by J. D-
Eogers. Piper & Schulthess a. large San
Antonio firms of wholesale hardware
and implement dealers have made
Men are often heard savinc that thei
aspirations are high but every time they
eougn tneir nose goes towards- tne cartn witn
indications that thej will follow them socc
unless they are- wue enough to take Dr.
Bull's Cough Syrup in time.
"Adam the coodliest man of men sine
horn" still ould not be called exactly en-
viable for when he tilled the Hound in the
dewy twilight and caught a. sharp touch of
rneumausm ne naa no sanation Uii tor nis
cure ana no i'5. cents to try it.
The city authorities of Columbus
are negotiating for the purchase of
the Oddfellows college at that place
to be used as a public school build
Judge J. H. SIcLcary ex-Auomey-Gen'l
of Texas and Grand "Master of Masons says;
"It (Hed-Ake) is the best medicine for head-
ache I ever saw." Cures any headache. For
sale by all druggists 50c
A perfect penknife which measures
three sixteenths of an inch in length
has been made by Dr. John Temple
of Marshall ton Penn.
Mr. J. H. Simon of Simon & Gee Bren-
ham says: "I have used Preston's "Hed-
Ake" and found it the best I have ever used
for curing headache. For sale by all drug-
gists 5o cents. ;
In England and Wales the average
duration of married life has been
computed at about twenty-seven
Ballard's Horehound Syrup.
No single disease has played such sad
havoc with the human race as Consumption
No other disease approaches so stealthily.
Its early symptoms are ignored because it is
thought onlv a Cold or hacking Cough
wnica is neglected until tne grim monster i
such a hold that nothing but death can :
heve it Ballard's Horehound Syrup has
removed the enp ol this srmi monster trom
man v a throat. If taken in time it will oftect
a permanent cure and in. the worst stages
will give surprising relief. Try its soothing-
ard healing virtues. lo not put n on until
toi late. J. D. Rogers Agents
Three eggs of different one inside
'he ctcer were deposited bj a. ben
m a Lehign County (Penn.) barn.
"We have a speedy and positive cure lor
catarrh diphtheria canker mostb and head-
ache in Sbiloh's Catarrh Remedy. A nasal
injector fre: with each bottle. Use it if youj
ccsire ueaim acu sweet oreaui. .race o-.-ti
0 Sold by J. D. Rogers.
AUo Thos. Watson & Co. Burton.
A man has been held for trial at
Penn. for stealing
Dyspepsia antl Liver (Jemplamt.
Is it not worth the small price of "5 cents
to free yourself of every symptom ot these
distressing complaints if you think so call al
our store and get a bottle 01 Shiloh's Vitahzer.
Every bottle has a printed guarantee on .
use accordingly and if it coes you no good
it will cost you nothing.
S Sold by J. D. Rogers.
Aito Thos. Watson & Co Burton.
Aboriginal Australians have the
smallest heads of any race!
For weak lungs and feebleness. Chase's
Barley Malt Whiskey is an excellent Tonic
It is absolutely pure full of nutriment and
builds up the system.
L. F. Grasemcck Sole Agent.
The Empress of Austria is said to
be the best royal housekeeper in
Dreier's Lung Buttons will cure
coughs hoarseness heavy breathing
weak lungs sore throat and croup.
For sale by J. D. Rogers.
Phil Bauman of Lancaster Penn
sold for S200 to parties in New York
city a hog which is three years old
and weighs 1215 pounds. The
monster is in a museum.
For upu aids cfitity years (AIes. Wisiot "
Sootiuno bHur" pus been med by m)ld-r.-
m'Mlin-Morthrlr children while teethius wife
ne er-ntuiag safety and success. II turithetii.t-
chiM softens the gums allays the aiu rer
late? ihe bowels cures wlod colic antl U tue be
remed lor tian-fcoea- ' Mio 1i.jl -
tMioTiiiMi fnicr" 18 1
MioTiiiMi fnicr" is wr ts'e bv iinuiriMs
At a fancy-dress ball in St.
Petersburg a lady appeared as Miss
Grippe her costume consisting of a.
map of Europe with the infected
bistricts appropriately marked.
Kinginff 3f oises
In the ears sometimes a roaring BuzziEg-
sound are caused by catarrh that exceeding-
ly disagreeable and very common tEsm
Loss ot smell or hearing also rcstdt from
catarrh. Hood's Sarsaparilla the si eat
blood parifitr it a peculiarly successful rem
edy tor thu disease which it cures bypurify-
ing tbe bleed. lfyousufferfromcatarrktry
Hcod'i Sarsaparilla the peculiar medicine-.
An Akron (Ohio) man after eating-
half a rabbit on a wager ate forty -raw
clams a dozen fried oysters aaI
a pumpkin pie. He suffered no ill
Ob "What A Cough
Will you heed the warning. The signal
perhaps of the sure approach of that mora
terrible disease consumption. Ask yoor-
telves if 50U can afford for the sake of saving;
50 cents to run the risk and do nothing fe
it We know from experience that Shiloh's
Cure will cure your cough. It never fails.
This explains why more than a million "bot-
tles weie sold the pa3t year. It relieves
croup and whooping cough at once. "UouV
ers do. not be witnout it. Forlame back
side or ehest useShdoh's Porous Plaster.
Also Thos. "Watson & Co Burton.
Gertrude Garrison whose first
literary work was done in Indian-
apolis is now living in the capitil cf
Honduras having recently ' been
married to a distinguished Spanish-
Clarke's Extract of Flax Ciii-;h Cure.
It is a sure cure for TiVhooDinr Coush. It.
stops the whoop and pernrts the child to
calch its breath. It is entirely hannlfsa.-
Good for any cough of childhood or old age.
It heals the bronchi and lungs. and stops the
cough. For Winter or Bronchial Cough
this syrcp is the best ever discovered. Only
one size large bottle. Price $)at Tristrams.
Clarke's Flax Soai makes the skin
smooth soft and white. Price 25 cent?-.
It required an act of the Italian
Parliament to permit the burial of
the poet Browning beside his wife at
This.terrible disease can be re-
lieved - and prevented by using
Dreier's Lung Buttons the new
remedy for sale by J. D. Rogers.
Mrs. Harrison has done a great
deal of china painting ha former
Preston's 'Hed-Ake' certain ani imme-
diate cure for nervous neuralgic sick dys-
peptic and chronic headache. Ask your
druggist for it bo cured 'whil3 you wait' or
have your money refunded..
The Woman's Press Club of New
York already has fifty members.
Hany a Poor Woman Suffers Untold Tor-
tnrei from Baci-Ache.
' If she only knew how easily she could get
relief bv ustng JJallardis Snow liniment she
would Bless the diy she reid these tew lines.
It is a grand remedy lor Headache and all.
Neuralgic Pains. Ko pain can withstand
its magic influence. It removes the fire
from a Burn or Scald in one minute. It will
cure Inflammatory Rheumatism and ijcigiic):
jarmhed lo the throat and chest ia Croup it
Mew much easier. No fsmuy can be without
! wuieive immediate reitei ana maua cream-
it it once thsy know its value. Iry lt- iTlce
50 cents. Sold by J. D. Rogers
Gertrude Frances Atherton's toy-
els have been praised by Zola.
A Very Zare Percentage-
Of the American people are troubloi with a
most annoying troublesome and disagreeab'e.
complaint caflei "Catarrh." It is not neces-
sary to he so troubled. It is demonstrated
bevond question that Clarke's Extract of
Flax (Papillon) Catsnh Cure immediately
relieves and permanently cures Catarrh. A
thorough and fair trial will convince you.
Use Clarke's Flax Soap tor the Stin.
Catarrh Cure SI. Soap 25 cents. At Tris
In the Cipe de la Hogue light-
house in France a windmill is used
to drive two dynamos the current
being stored up in accumulators.
Saved Ills Sight.
3Ir. A. K. Hawkes: About a
yoar ago I procured my first pair
of glasses trom some dealer but
they strained my eyo and caused
them to ache. I then bought a
pair of your Crystalized Lenses
and tbe effect has been wonderful as
a prooi of which I do not use any
glasses now and see as well as over.
F. E. Daniel M. D. Ed. Tex. Med.
Record. All eyes fitted and fib
B. E. Luhn
A thief stole a pair of bhoes from
a policeman at Sedab'a Mo. the
other night. The guardian of the
night was sound asleep.
Mr. It. L. bmitb a merchant at
Dundas. Mo. says: Chamber-
lain's Cough Remedy ives tho
best 01 satisii'.Cv-ou. The tronblo
is that x oplo wake 111c up M all
times dnrim: tne night wantMur;
it tor croup." For "sale by R. E
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